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HI o THE WORLD; FRIDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 24, 1888.
H THE WORLD.
H FRIDAY EVENING. FEBRUARY 24.
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If EVENING EDITION
MM THE WORLD
M for the week ending Saturday, Feb. 18. ,
Mil? was as follows :
flj& Mokday 92,040 I
HM' Tuesday 99,000 i
Ei-w Wednesday 88,400
M Thursday 88,640
Hi Friday 89,760
mM Saturday 92,800
jpjjl Average for week.. 91,773
Kro ALWAYB aoainbt tee people.
BjA It Is always the peoplo who pay tho fiddler
Rfffif ehen monopolists danco.
Hgir The Sugar Truat puts up the price of sweet-
Kfs, cning, and tbo consumers hand over
Hjli $40,000,000 extra in n year.
Kid Tho Milk Exchongo pays the farmor throe
HI cents a quart for milk that tho people of this
Krk city must pay eight cents for. Thus tho
Kb milk producers-are robbed of a fair profit by
HP depriving them of competition in buyers,
Bflfp and the consumers aro left at the mercy of
IH the combination.
K And all to mako millionaires of middlomen.
flit? The time is come when the people proposo to
Htlf. do something about it.
SBIQN TEE PETITIONB.
Tnx Eyznzxo World determined that it
should not be said that public sentiment is
all in favor of tho repeal of tho Saturday
Kill, Half-Holiday Law.
HBt The money-shavers and olub loungers have
HE& sent in their petitions for a ropeal. The
HB't' Evininq Wobld has distributed petitions
Hr Against it. Let the working peoplo and their
H, generous-hearted employers expross their
Hj-f For the convenience ot readers of Tins
Ef Evinino Would who may not see a petition
Hj' we print a form on our fourth page which
Mrji may be signed and sent to this office.
BK Give the law a fair trial.
B BO THEY 00.
B The friends of Habbibon and OnssnAM in
- Indiana are engaged in a Kilkenny cat light
H that will prevent either of theso aspirantB
KJt; from recolving tho Republican nomination.
HIL Blaine is out, Biimidan is out, Cuildb is
Bwf'' out. Edmunds is out each of his own choice.
K'c Sherman is ruled out as too old, and Fon-
3?? akeb is too fresh. Representatives of one
14,' old faction aro menaced by unforgiving
Uftrf Stalwarts, and the heads of another are
WQur. threatened by tho friends ot Blaine.
ft And thus the list shortens. It really looks
ISP as though tho g. o. p. may havo to order a
WtflK draft for a candidate in Juno.
Bl v A 000D MAN QONE.
HfJ! In the death of Mr. Cobcoban the national
Ha capital loses one of its most picturesque and
K3 ' interesting figures, and tho country a prac-
i' ! tical philanthropist whose charity was only
H jr equalled by his discrimination in doing good.
VK 'v Bising from the humblest beginning to bo
BJflh .' one of the richest and most highly esteemed
K'V' rnen in the South, Mr, Cobcoban was anothor
B;, illustration of the opportunities open in this
VT' land to those who possess ability, enterprise.
K industry, temperance and thrift.
Ki' Mr. Cobcoban devoted millions of his
Hsjp wealth to public uses, and was most generous
Hl in private charity. In this ho set an example
Kjty which tho pleasure that ho experienced and
Kra bis honored memory to-day should load
IBn' others to follow. How much bettor to have
Keff f lived and died a benefactor of his kind, bo-
Hf! loved by nil, than to have hoarded money to
H?W leave benind him, and died unlamonted.
Wk WELCOME 8PBE0KELS.
iHro When a Syndicato falls foul of a Trust
Hjf there is some chance that the people will get
HXtl ' a benefit at least for a time.
HSS , Hence wo hope it is true that the Facifio
kBB coast Sugar King is forming a Syndicato to
fltlfn to ebt le Eaiteru Sugar Trust ou its own
ffilfwj Spbeckels bos tho money and the skill to
Rliw "' ay ne teol ma or a ycar and
HiKaE! within that time the law Bhould restoro com-
HlnO petition by forbidding combination conspir-
BBi The " girlish glco " with which tho Prcsi-
HKfjijC dent's wife enjoys the novel incidents of
Hf $ tUc'r Flor'Jtt tr'P is 'I"''0 BS alliterative and
aaMf Ml 0Ter " muc nicer than tho other two g's to
Kni "which her husband once alluded in momen-
HH' Administration organB have a right to bo
HrI, Boro when they aro not informed of tho Ad-
HH' ministration's wishes at important junctures.
KTluM 1'0 c off at a'f-coc and miss the mark is
Bn'" "CTy discouraging to a would-bo organic
I Hi 'rlje vo'co ot ,lje turtle is not yet heard in
I WSt- ew Vork, but signs that spring is near ore
JBkftB common. Tho exhorter holds forth from
Ha' the City Hall Bteps on Sunday, and newsboys
KrK pitch pennies on tho sidewalk on week days.
Bl '' "Witli a Sugar Trust, a Milk Trust and a
HHH'' Whiskey Trust, a corner on punches is obvi-
BHB ou. ,Tho tipulcrs will never stand that.
BBHB If there is really tlio significance commonly
BBBflB . given to tho timo and place of the democratic
BBBJBL ,; National Convention, the supply of Cucvs
BBBBs&&fl&i. .frf.gyyWmai... .k .. - i,j, L a.
land luok clearly has not run out. And still
politics is " mighty onsartin."
, , 1 ; '. 'i ii-ii hi.
The -Appeal for the Miners" by Distriot
Assembly 04, K. of L., published in The
Evinino Wobld to-day, is one that should
toueh tho hearts and open the purse-strings
of the sympathizers with the poor and tbo
oppressed. We will gladly receive and for
It is otten a pleasure to tec amateurs play.
Hearing them is sometimes a different matter.
WELL-KNOWN STATEN ISLANDERS.
Supervisor Jnllne, ot Tottenvllle, 1 a member ot
the Stile Flib Commission.
Supervisor E. P. Doyle, ot Erutlns, Is the Sec
retary of the Fun Commission.
Lawyer E. M. White, of Clifton, Is doing a thriv
Frank Ollff Is the ticket collector at tue Stspleton
Vllntborne Cornell Is tbe popular foreman ot Ni
agara Hose, ot Tompklnivllle.
Tbomas Willsbaw, ot Clifton, Is tbe Cblef En
gineer ot tbe Edgewattr Klre Depsrtment.
Jscob Still, of Uook snd Ladder Company No. S,
of Clifton, won a handsome silver trumpet tor bis
company by bis skilful ladder climbing at tbe ex
hibition of tbe Kdgewater Fife Department on
SOME WELL-KNOWN FACES.
Curtis W. Turner, of Atwood's drugstore, next
tbe Star Tneatre, wears a weiutrlmmcd brown
Dr. Walter M. Fleming, ot M Madison avenue, Is
one ot tbs fow doctors wbo keep tbclr country
places open the year round. '
Daniel O'Connell, Assistant United States District-Attorney,
although a young man. Is beginning
to sbow signs of bis bard work.
lime. Jule Do Itytber, tbe contralto of tbe Eng
lish Ballad Company, who was tbe orlalnal Lady
Jane of Sullivan's "Patience," Is staying at tbe
J. Artbnr Barrett, Secretary ot the Baptist
Union, bas recently been presented with one of
the most complete law libraries In tbe city. Tbe
donor Is an old member of tbo liar, who Is retiring
from tbs practice.
Coroner John Nugent la by descent an Irishman.
He Is prominent In moat of the Irish sooletlss of the
city, lie Is, furthermore, a distinguished member
of tbe Grand Army of tbo Republic Tbe Coroner
la a man of medium height. The only adornment
to his hsndaome face Is a heavy mustache. Ilia
fnenda are legion, and ha has yet to hear of bis
A man near Rushvllle, Neb., while digging In a
welt twenty feet below tbe aurface, unearthed tbe
Jawbone of an antediluvian animal of prodigious
aire. From tbe tip of the chin to the larger or
npper end It measured three feet and seven Inches,
and the teeth were over two lnohes loog.
The Atlanta Chess Club has challenged the chess
club of New Orleans to a match of two games, to
be played by telegraph. Thero Is no money at
stake, the respective clubs being content to play
for the honor ot victory. The match Is likely to be
one ot the most Interesting ever contested.
A petrified block of oak, with tbe marks of tbe
axe plainly visible on It, waa found a few miles from
Dallas, Ore., recently. Opinion among those wbo
have seen it la divided on the question whether it
waa hewn Into ahape by a preblstorlo Inhabitant of
tho land or by aome early pioneer from tho East.
Mrs. Manderson, wife of the Senator from Ne
braska, Is one of tho most popular women in Wash
ington society. She Is rather tall, plump, straight
and fine looking, has a clear and rosy complexion
and Is noted for bor vivacity, Mrs. Manderson Is
an Ohio girl and comes from one of the oldest
families In the State.
Senator Morrill, the patriarch of Congress, has
paased thirty-four ot hla seventy-elgbt years in tho
Henste. He may be called the lather of protection,
for bis sored' bill, known as the Morrill Tariff bill,
dates back 401801. He Is celebrated for his well-
rounded sentences and la an excellent conversa
tlonallat. Ills old age Is hale and vigorous.
There is probably no man In Congress who is
better Informed on matters of American history
than Senator Hoar. Ho Is reputed to have the
Constitution and the Federalist papers st his
tongue's end, and hla knowledge of tbe two hun
dred or more volumes ot the Conareittonal Rtcord
Is prodigious. Ho Is an srdent book collector and
knows books like a bibliophile.
Col. John W, Hewitt, ex-bpeakerof the Arkansas
Legislature, and one of the handsomest and most
cultivated men In tho Mate, la slowly dying at
Mananna of a cancerous growth on the tongue.
His disease la verr much like that from whtoh Oen.
Urant died. He has no hope of recovery and, hav
ing put all bis buslueaa affairs In order, Is calmly
awaiting tbe approach of death,
A Mrs. Woodworth has been performing some
wonderful faith cuius at Chauibersburg, Pa.
AbnerKyle, who bad been deaf for ten jcars, re
covered his hearing tho moment she prayed for
him. Mrs. Loi-hliaum, whose arms hsd beeu help
less because ot rheumatism, and Mrs. Alton, who
had suffered terribly from neuralgia for years, were
I Instantly cured by the faith evtiugelUt.
Tbe village of Little Chute, near Neenati, Wis.,
la nettled almost entirely by Hollanders, tbe major
liyofwbom make tbclr living by manufacturing
wooden sboes, and all uf whom wear them.
Several times a year they have a dsnee, which lasts
three days and In which everybody joins, old and
youne. These dances are always held In the day
time, the people believing that dsnclng at ulght U
A Southwest llreeze.
Franklin Mills (orderlug the cigars at a popular
cafe) What's your brsud, Jack T
Jack Stearea (from Texas, between gnlps) Cross
an1 srrer In diamond on right baunch, an' left
horn-tip sawed off I
Answera to Correspondents.
7. J. C., WarCord. Boas Tweed died In Ludlow
U. 1. Tbe law requires that all marriages
shall be recliti-red In the Bureau of Vital Statistics
of the Health Department.
' I would not tell my bargain', "
(juoth wealthy Merchant Heed,
"In anr New York dally
But lu TilK Woitl.D; Indeed,
To par out uood, hanl money
To other aheeta each day
For advertising space, is
Just throwing It away 1"
Wanted an Address.
A CommUrtoner of Public Charitlet and Correc
tion, County of Xtw i'orlc.
WBITTKS IXPRIS8I.T TOR TBI IVXMISO WOBLD.
XN-JSHE clerk wns dazed'
V3 Prhe bill was an exact
sJdjgSclL,, duplicato of tho one
ir I'Wr" which tho lady had
7 liteWteT na' '10 Mree't before
li (111 Vv jL 1 Vf ithout a word. And
Will I lu'llrffy fej noW B Jnonncel
ffl IS W'it2i7 fri t'10 ktcl aa a Mack.
Nkf WSSlLfwf i(2r Dialling establishment
S&&u PJrlfflJisZ' alu CJ"ei tho bill an
" Don't stand thero and try to look as in
nocont as a jackass when you aro fully aware
of this outrago. I boliovo you aro tho porpo
trator of tho thing yourself," continued tho
" I perpetrated tho bill," said the clerk, a
littlo sulkily, as ho was getting nettled by
such an attack. " It is tho samo bill that you
paid Inst wcok without a word. If there aro
any nilstakos you havo only to indicalo them
and thoy will bo corrected."
" Tho whole thing is n mistake. Fifty
dollarB 1 And there is a draught in tho room.
Becauso it happened to suit me, thon you
niUBt go and loosen all tho windows bo that
thoy rattlo and let the air pour in liko a
whirlwind. I will not uubmit to it. You feel
tho drought yourBolf. Don't deny it, sir : it
is useless. I can seo you shiver. And I must
pay 450 a weok for tho sako of being
frozen to death, when I could Btand on the
corner and froozo for nothing. I will not
enduro it. Send mo tho proprietor and I will
seo if I havo to pay 50 awoekfornnico-box."
Tho indignant lndy turned hor back on the
clerk and flung tho bill on tho tablo. Ho was
quito willing to transfer tho responsibility of
pacifying hor to tho landlord.
"That woman in 'Thirty-five' is rowing
about hor bill and snys .there is a draught in
her room. I guess it is tho draught in hor
pockotbook that she fcel. Sho insists on
sooing you, and you will find it very enter
taining," said ho to tho proprietor, sarcasti
cally. That gontloman was a man of about forty,
fivo, with noatly trimmed black beard and
generally prepossessing manners. Ho re
paired to No. 85.
Tho irato lodger had hardly acknowledged
his grcoting whon sho oponod fire on him.
" What, do you ask for cold air in this es
tablishment?" she inquired.
" SunBhino, fresh air and politeness are not
charged for, madam," rcturnod tho proprie
tor, with an insinuating smile.
" And how much bullying from negro call
boys and underpaid clerks is a cucst sup
posed to cuduro without protest?"
" Thoro nro no underpaid officials in tho
house," returned tho proprietor, tartly, "and
guests will coufor a favor by reporting any
inattention on tho part of tho servants."
" I think I have hoard thnt beforo," said
tho lady. " Well, ouo of your negro cnlL.
boyB keeps ono waiting interminably, and
your clerk, tho man who invonts tho bills,
stood thero chattoring with tho cold, and in
sistod on my paying 50 a wook for getting
my voins turned into iciclos. I shall not
do it," said tho lady slowly, but sharply.
" THAT WOMAN IS nOWIKO ABOUT HER BOOM."
" There is your bill. You can keep it as a
souvenir of mo, and rcmembor that thoro is
ono womau who, despite tho weakness of hor
sex, rctuses to be ground into tbo earth by
tho despotic heel of mau,"
The proprietor was as much taken aback as
" Do I understaud, madam, that you refuse
to pay tho bill V" ho askod.
' If your understanding is in good work
ing order that is probably what you should
uuderbtaud," returned tho lady, with tho
liiont withering contempt,
" What aro tho items that you obect to ?"
asked tho proprietor.
" I object to the item of 50 as the equiva
lent for n bheltor that leaks liko a sieve. Why
don't you put up Jaianeso screens out
in tho square and chargo $50 a weok for
"Madam, if tlio hotel accommodations do
not suit you thero is nothing that obliges you
to remain. Hut if you do remain, I fear I
shall havo to insist ou your payment of the
usual ratos of tho houso."
" It tho usual rates of tho houso is to plun
der unprotected women under tho plea of
bills, then put your mind at work again and
grasp tho fact that I shall not allow myself to
be blackmailed. Now, you can go nud take
your bill with you," concluded tho lady.
Her touo ot voice had been gradually
raised, both in pitch and intensity, until sho
almost screamed tho lost words at tho stupe
fied hotel uiuu,
"I decline to take tho bill. It is
the usual statement of your indebt
edness to tho hotel for a week's board. It
will havo to bo paid, madam," and ho loft
tho roomfollowed by some hasty remark of
the lady, who was not disposed to let him
havo tho Inst word.
" Tho womau must bo out of her mind,"
ho said to himself as ho went downstairs.
Ho thought tho matter over for a while, and
then wroto a note to uio asking thnt I would
ha(! the kindness to call ou him as soon as I
could. Wo w ero personally acquainted.
I found an opportunity fur seeing him that
afternoon. IIu recounted the peculiar way iu
which tho lady had received tliu bill, "The
woman must bo out of her mind, Commis
sioner, or sho would uover havo mudo tho ro-
BMBIMtarTaan!P"'lsl is" 'iiim-m vwgptay-aejeMkr
marks she did. The bill is in every respect
the same as tho ono she paid last Veek with,
outaworfl,, ,o,u(ssed abouj .jjejng Just
such a room, and looked at a dozen before
she could be suited. And now she says the
room is an ice-box, and that her bill is an ex.
tortion and that sho won't pay it. "
Tho proprietor looked bothered and waa
out of sorts. I suggested to him that ho
should havo tho woman brought before a
pollco magistrate and her mental condition
ascertained. Should it bo discovered that
she was out of her mind, sho might be com
mlttcd to tho Commissioners' care.
This course seemed to commend itself to
tho proprietor and ho acted upon it, with the
rosult that tho lady was handed over to tho
charge of tho Commissioners of Charitios and
It was a singular case. The woman wos
evidently a good deal of a lndy. She was ro
fined, well dressed, and except her irritability,
unreasonableness and vehemence on a fow
points, gave no causo for complaint.
She had no trunks or luggago, although
two or thrco checks were found on her. In
her pockctbook there were several addresses.
Sho wns taken to tho reception hospital at
I had two or throe conversations with her.
Tho first was a littlo amusing from the fancy
sho got into her head about me. She did not
resent being taken to the hospital and was not
bittor.but buo refused to give her name or ad
dress, and tho initials with which hor linon
was marked, " M. S.," wore not very much
of a cluo.
" Madam," I said to her, " if you would
kindly give me your address, or that of somo
friends of yours with whom wo could com
municate, matters might bo orrangod more
" YeB ; you want to find out who I am and
thon get my money, don't you ?" Bhe ex
claimed, bitterly. " I know you. You can
not deceive mo. You are one of Finkerton's
men, and aro trying to get hold of me. You'll
not do it. I am capable of taking oaro of my
self and my belongings, and do not wont tho'
assistance of any detective,"
WAIT TILL THE SHOW 18 OYER.
A Would-Ile Deadhead slanted by I.ltlU
Manager II. I). Htevens.
During the recent engagement of " The
Begum " at tho Park Theatre, Brooklyn, lit
tlo Mr. B. D. Stovens had a terrible struggle
with tho would-bo deadheads. The fact that
Col. McCaull was not ablo to be at tho the
atre served to act as a stimulant to tho dead
heads, who thought they could avail thorn
selves of Mr. Btevens's well-known affability.
Ho oncountored tho most inveterate fiend at
the Saturday matinta, outside the theatre.
" Hallo, StovenB. old man," began this
youth. "How well you aro looking,' So
glad to see you back. Why, you ore getting
" Yes," said the littlo manaser.
" Bay, old man, what n swell fur cap you've
cot on. It suits you capitally. Blond hair,
light complexion, fur cap oh, you know it,
you sly dog. Whoro did you get your cap ?"
" Mine. Cottrelly gave ft to me."
" Ah, ha! Very kind of her. What kind
of businoss did you do in Chicago ? Heard
it was very largo."
' It was."
' That's good. I'm always glad to hoar of
people doing well. I've just had a job at
lted Hank, N. J. Made a great hit. Bod Bank
audiences aro the most enthusiostio I have
" Hem I" quoth Mr. Stevens nervously.
" Got a big houso here to-day ?"
" Say, Stovons, old man, it's deucodly cold
hero. Suppose we come insido and talk. I'm
so glad to see you, old man, that I don't want
to lot yon go."
' Then," said Mr. Stovens solomnly, clasp
ing his hands nftor a pause, " wait outside in
tho street until the show is done. Tho at
mosphere insido that theatre isn't fresh
enough for you. Draco yourself up with n
little external ozono for an hour or so, and if
you've anything more to soy you can catch
mo on my way to tho cars."
i'or onco Stovens was angry.
THE TEOrLK'S LITTER BOX.
Mrs. Fuller' Side of It.
lb ( Editor TA ( IVorlJl
Thero appears in tho evening edition of tho
5ui of Feb. 22 an article headed " A Suit
That Availed Not," which is full of palpable
lies, and which not only misrepresents mo,
but seems to havo been written with intent to
do me harm.
Tho first lie is that tho case camo up in
Justice Murray's Court on Fob, 21. It really
enmo up on Fob. 15, and was decidod ou
Fb. 10. , . .
I have been persecuted for years becauso I
would not give up my child. 1 nppliod to tho
Frco Masons for protection, ana a fow dnys
later tho defendant in my suit called and told
uit' ho came from thorn. This is how I made
In tho Sun' nccount everything that could
liium mo has been written, nud all that I said
that helped my case has been neglected in
such a way as to mako intention only too
I ask The Evenino Would to print this out
of fairness to a woman who hnsbeen unjustly
peisocuted. Loise Fuller.
Funerals on Hundiiy.
n Wlloro rAfff World
" Prohibit funerals on Sunday " is ono of
tho keynotes in tho crusade to make tho
Hcb of livery stable workers bearable, and
it is a reform which should be easy to bring
First, thero is the command, " Six days
shiilt thou labor. "
Second, there is hardly a funeral on a Sun
day thnt could uot as well tako place a day
sooner or later.
1 know tho argument will be put forward
that most working people cannot afford to
lose a day's wages to attend a funeral to
which they feel called upon to go through
relationship or friendship. Tho fact, how
uor, is, that thoso who work betwoen tho
time of death and burial ot a relative and
who cannot afford to lose n day's wages to at
tend a funeral are those who most certainly
cannot afford to hire a coach to go on Sun
dnv. This is a reform which all preachors should
Tho livery stablo peoplo would bo money
in pockot by not having funerals ou Sunday,
Tho work would so distribute itself that they
would bo kept busy every working day in
stead of being about half busy four days of
thu week, generally idlo two days, Saturday
nud Monday, and being rushed on Sunday,
with not an extra dollar to compensate for
the extra worry. Livery men understand
As for tho drivers, tho prohibition of Sun
day funerals would be a boon, itest on Sun
day, homo with on j's family, a day toouo's
belt, to bo able to go to church all together,
or to go ou on excursion these are pleasures
almost unknown to them now.
lteallzo, if ytiu can, what it would moan to
men who now work UG5 days In the year, mid
part of that time nro out day and night.
What is our life to us now, aud what aro wo
One way, aud. perhaps, the most proper
wnv, to secure tho observance of tho Sab-
I bath In this respect is for all ministers and
priests to forbid tho burying of tho dead on
Sunday and to refuse to officiate at any
funeral sorvicu on that day, Jiia.
AN APPEAL FOR THE MINERS.
MONEr MOOT HEEDED TO BELIEVE MB
A Committee Lays Before the Publlo Vaeta
In Connection with the Great Btrlkci
District Assembly 04, Itnlihta of Labor,
Takes Up tbo miners' C'nuirj Tbo
Evening World Asked la Lend Its Aid.
IlEADqUARTKRS DISTRICT ASSEMBLY 64, K. OF L. )
212 Grand street, V
Mew York, Feb. 2, 1888. )
To fA Edttor rf Th Krtntng World t
District Assembly 84, which Is composed of the
printing and ktndre-1 tradea of this city and vicin
ity, has delegated to this committee tbe duly of
placing before the public a few truths In connec
tion with the great strikes now agitating the State
ot Pennsylvania and tbe whole United States.
For the past four months our neighboring State
has been the scene of a gigantic Industrial conflict
between organized labor on one band and monopo
listic capital on the other. The contest has been
an unequal one.
Tho miners, on wtnse behalf we appeal to you,
have made a gallant right to realst tho attempts of
their taskmaatera to reduce their wager, which
were only a notch above the starvation point.
Arrayed against the miners are all tbe corrupt and
cruel forces of coil and rsllroad kings, whose
names have been synonymous with cruelty and
In tho face of hunger, destitution and Pinker
ton thugs they have stood out like heroes for their
right to live like men. Their struggle Is one that
commends Itself to every fair-minded man and
woman. The justice of their causo bas received
the Indorsement of the press, aud what they now
need U money, and tlicy need It promptly.
N'jw, aftor an agreement hsa been made that
those who should seek re-employment should not
bo discriminated against, the company's managers
have begun a system of " weedlnz out " the load
ers and thoso who wero In any way prominent, so
that even the papcra that wero In favor of tbe com
pany have declared sympathy with the victimized
Notwithstanding many of the men have returned
to work, It will be almost a month before they re
ceive any pay, and there are many waiting for
" only enough to appease the pangs of hunger."
Children and mothers, whose Innocence in connec
tion with blame attaching to the strike all can see,
shonla not be allowed to suffer for bread In this
land of plenty.
In view of these facts District Assembly M,
Knlghta of Labor, appeals to you to open your
columns for subscriptions for these people, and to
quest that yon publish the names of all who con
tribute. The presa can materially aid a good work
of this kind. Will The Evening World help Dis
trict Assembly 64 to aid those who are not In posi
tion to aid themselves?
All subscriptions should be forwarded to the
Central Treasurer, John T. Little, box No. 1ST,
St. Clair, Bchoylklll County, Pa.
On behalf of District Assembly 64, we remain,
yours, respectfully, John A. Staunton, John T.
McKechnle, . J, Comerford, lb Malcomb, James
Fields, Committee on Belief of District Assembly
64, Knights of Labor.
Nen-i Abont tbs Workers,
Bartenders' Union No. l will give Its annual ball
this evening In tbe Harmonle ltooms, in Essex
Tbe Dry-Goods Salesmen's Benevolent Protective
Association bad a merry time at a social gathering
In Clarendon Hall last night.
The Varnlshera' and Plumbers' Unions met In the
Clarendon Hall building last night. Work was re
ported olentltul in both trades.
The postmen are confident that their Eight-Hour
bill will be pasaed by Doth henaes of Congress
after the testimony and views of aeveral well-informed
officials are given to the House Labor Com
"Nothing succeeds so well as arbitration In
strikes and lockouts," said Commissioner Dono
van, of the btate Board of Arbitration and Media
tion, to an Evknino World reporter to-day.
" Thua far our Board has been able to settle every
difficulty that It haa been called upon to arbitrate."
Typograptila No. 7 and " Big Six " are having a
nice little time over the question of measuring type
In Mr. Chcrouny's office. Mr. Cherouny asserts
that he has been paying 6)4 per cent, more for
having his type set up man any other employer.
The matter will no doubt be amicably settled by
Arbitration Commissioner Donovan, who Is himself
a practical printer.
THE PRESIDENT IN FALATKA.
He Hold nn Impromptu Iteceptlon, Stand
lust Upon tbe Lower Steps of tho Sleeper,
I SPECIAL TO THE WORLD. I
Falatka, Fla., Fob, 21. The special train
bearing the Presidential party arrived at
East Falatka at 10.45 last night, and reached
this city, by ferry, twenty minutes later.
Another train was waiting at the wharf,
where a large crowd had assembled, hoping
to catch a glimpse of tho distinguished tour.
Aftor the party had boarded tho train the
President stepped to tho rear of the sleeper,
where bo held an impromptu reception
standing on tho lower stop of the car. It
was generally understood that tho President
would hold a reception at tho Putnam Houso,
and many people had come to Falatka from a
distanco of 200 miles with that expectation.
At 11.20, however, tho train pulled out,
leaving hundreds of disappointed visitors ex.
prossing their indignation at the mistake
mudo by the committee in tones both loud
KITTY LEARNING RAPIDLY.
She Handles n Hpoou Well Enough, bnt has
No Use far a Chair.
Kitty is progressing finely with hor educa
tion. Sho handles n spoon with tho samo
freedom that Crowley does, but cannot bo
persuaded to use her chair for seating pur
poses. She takes her food sitting on tho
table, one hand clutching the trapozo bar.
" Of course," paid Jako Cook, apologet
ically, " I cau't expoct to havo her sit down
at the first start, but I intend to break her in
Visitors aro now anxiously awaltiup: tho
time when Crowley and his bride will sit
down at tbe samo tablo to a toothsome onion
or savory bowl of rico and milk.
Alllcatora Don't Hat I'lne Knots.
IFrovl Ik Macon TtUaraphA
List Saturday evening, as Mr, W. H. Bland was
out on Ty.Ty Creek hnntlug, and as be was pass
ing by a small lake known as the Mezhow Pond, he
spied an alligator lying on a log, sunning Itself,
after his long reat at the bottom. Mr. Bland
blazed away with bis trusty Wlnobeater, knocklug
the top of ibe saurlan'a head to kingdom-come.
When bis 'gatorship was landed, Mr. Bland, with
Mr. .1. Y. i'urvla to assist blm, skinned the 'gator.
Mr. Purvis says he baa a long time beard it said
that 'gators swallowed llghtwood knots to live on
through their long sleep In winter, and be pro
ceeded at once to dissect this one for tie own sstls
factlou, and waa greatly surprised to and there
was not anything whatever in his stomach or In.
testlues, aud be also found that the Intestines were
very small snd almoat aa hard as bones, the hollow
In them not being larger than a broom straw.
What We Are Coming To.
(Von A Vllroll SY V.)
Belsby Oood.mornlng, Mr. Ursyson, can I show
you some of our new suitings and troussringsT
urayaon Not to-day. I only want a few collar
Ings and cuftlnja; ani, say, wnat can yon give me
In the way of good bootlnxe?
Tbe Pint on Kerord,
Vow ISa Itlliturt fvlt.l
Tbe costumes of a burlesque company were de
stroyed by ore In a New England town the other
day. This la the Drat case on record of the con
flagratlon ot a coterie of smiles.
Ir is rumored that tbe Messrs. Euuicu Bros.
of Klghth avenue, are negotiating for the outire,
aiock of Morley, tbe well-known, liroadway dealer
In flue shoes.
BT. GABRIEL'S CIIDRCIL
A Parish With, an 'Extensive .Edneatlonal
System A l&e.ch' of the Pastor.
When the Itev. William Clowry, an as
sistant at St. Stephen's, was appointed by
a Archbishop Hughes,
in 1859 to organize a
new parish south of
tho Church of St. John
tho Evangelist, Dr.
Henry J. Anderson,
n professor of nintho-
mattes in Columbia
College and a recent
' convert to tho Catholic
faith, Ravo to tho now
church eight lots on
john m. farley. Thirty.sovcnth street.
This gift was n timely ono and enabled
the pastor to go ahead at onco with
tho building of tho church unhampered by
dobt. Beforo erecting a permanent building,
however, a chapol capable of holding 1,000
peoplo, and which could also bo used as n
school-house was built. This wns completed
in 18S9, and was dedicated under the invoca
tion of St. Gabriel. It wo.1 used for fivo
years as a temporary church. Meanwhile
money was being collected for the building
of the permanent edifice, bnt tho work went
on slowly because of tho distress occasioned
by the civil war.
Tho cornor-stono of tho now building was
finally laid in 1884, aud was completed in tho
autumn of tho following year at n total cost
of 80.000. Tho edifice is a handsome struo
turo of the Gothio stylo, with a frontogo of
f8 foot on Thirty.sovcnth street and a depth
of 138 feet, aud a graceful tapering spiro ISC
feet in height. It is built of liolleville stono.
Tho interior decoration is in harmony with
the stylo of architecture and is handsome and
artistic, without being elaborate. Tho altar
is beautifully carved and tho altar pieco is a
copy of Quido's celebrated painting of the
Annunciation by Mazolini.
Tho dedicatory ceremonies took place Nov,
12, 1865, Archbishop McCloskey officiating,
assisted by the Vory Ilev, William Starrs,
V. G.. nntl tho sermon was preached by
Bishop Lynch, of Charleston, S. 0.
The parochial school, which had boen es
tablished in 1839, was at that timo in a pros
perous condition, and it is now one of tho
largest institutions of its kind in Mew York.
It is under the care of twenty-seven teachers,
the Christian Brothers having charge of tho
boys' department, and tho Sisters of Charity
of the girls'. The avorago daily attendance
is nearly two thousand. BesideB the parish
school thero is a select school in EaBt Thirty
sixth street, under tho care of fivo Sisters of
Charity, which has 100 pupils.
There aro several associations connected
with tho church, among which tho most
prominent are tho Conference of St. Vincent
do Paul, St. Gabriel's School Association, the
Rosary Society, tho Young Men's Musical
and Literary Association, tho Confraternity
of the Sacred Heart, the Society of the Holy
Namo and a Young Ladios' Sodality.
Tho church wos thoroughly repaired and
redecorated in 1885, and a now high altar of
white marble, ot a cost of $7,000, ono of the
finest in tbe city, was erected as a memorial
to Father Clowry, who died June 12, 1884, aud
was Bucceedod by Mgr. John M. Farley.
Undor tho guidance of tho latter the affairs
of the parish have been prosperously admin
istered, and especially havo successful efforts
been made to maintain the high standard of
excellence in tho parochial schools, which
wero established by tho founder of tho par
ish. A short time ago the construction of a hall
Buitablo for exhibitions and public meetings
was begun in Thirty-sixth street, in the rear
of tho church. It is now nearly completed,
and is a model of what such a building should
bo. It will bo colled St. Gabriel's Hall, and
it is tho first building of its kind to bo
erected in the city. Tho interior resembles
Chickering Hall. Its cost will bo 35,000, it
will seat 1,000 persons, and it is expected that
it will be opened boforo Easter,
Tho Very Itev. John M. Farley, the present
Fastor of tne church, was born in Armagh,
reland. At on early oge ho camo to this
country. His classical education, begun in
St. McCorton's College, Ireland, wos com
ploted in St. John's College, Fordham. Ho
received his theological education at tho
American College ot Itomo, where he was
also ordained. On bis return to this country
ho succeeded Bishop McNiorney as secretary
to tho AwWnsHbii; of Now York, a position
which he held up to the timo of the death of
the late Cardinal McCloskey. whoso trusted
friend he had been for so many years. He
was appointed to tho pastorship of St.
Gabriel's Church in Juno, 1884. Ho was
made Mousignor while acting as the Car
dinal's secretary in 1883. He iB one of tho
Diocesan Consultors, a member of the School
Board aud also of tho Diocesan Boord of Ex
amination, Tho present assistants of Mgr.
Farley aro Bov. D. J. McMahon, D. D.: Itev.
E. Kenny, Rev. H. Cull'im and Rev. P. Mc
ARBITRARY ACTION OF A POLICEMAN.
Ordering;, Without Cnuae, Newsdealer Brady
to Cenao (Selling Fnpera.
Charles Brady, n newsdealer of 11 Hamilton
street. Bays that without cause a policeman
forbade him to sell Evening Woblds on
"I took fifty copies of the 7 o'clock ex.
tras," he said, "and leaving the elevated
train at Fourth street, sold papors between
Eighth and Ninth avenues until I reached
Twenty-ninth Btrcet, when I was calling out
as usual, 'Extra! Latest account of tho
walking match! Latest news about the
Democratic Committeo at Washington !' "
" Then a policeman, accompanied by a
mau iu citizou's clothes, came up and said :
" ' Now, you shut up and get out of hero !'
" I told him I was selling extra Evknino
World's, and that thoy containod tho news I
was calling out, and I offered him ono to look
at to satisfy himself.
" Ho would not tako the paper, but said ' I
don't want to look at it at all. You get out
of hero. You'ro an old timer. '
" I am an old-timer," continued Brady,
" and have been selling papers for a living
for twenty-five years. I havo a sick wife and
children aud havo to support them and my.
self in that way. I have never been dis.
turbed for selling pnpers but once before,
though, and that was after 10 o'clock, but
this timo tt was only 8.30 o'clock.
" I said to tho officer : ' All right. I'll go
on Eighth avonue and soil them whero poo.
plo can soe what thoy aro buying. '
" He said ' If you do I'll arrest you any.
how,' so I had to quit with half of my papors
loft on my hands and not money enough to
get my Bick wife her breakfast.
" I was not annoying anybody, did not ring
any door bells or otherwise disturb peoplo,
and know I was not breaking the law, but I
was afraid to try to sell any more papors for
fear I might get locked up, and then my
family would hove to suffor."
Now Faces About New York Inns,
Senator John Foley, of Saratoga, la at the Qlliey,
A. B. Aloe, the Louisville banker, Is at the Hoff
man. commander W. C Wise, U. H. N., la sheltered
at the uraud.
Baron Holleten, German Minister to Japan, U at
C F. Wright, a Boston capitalist, Is spending
wealth at tbe Hoffman.
George K. Lemoo, of Washington, is accommo
dated at ibe Flflh Avenue.
Senator N. P. Hill, of Denver, Col., la happy
under the root of the Fifth Avenue.
Potter Palmer, proprietor ot the Palmer House,
Chicago, haa a suit of rooms at tbe Fifth Avenue.
I. C. Frey, of Dulutb; II. 0. Uadlock, of Bos
ton, and T, S. Ferry, ol Chicago, are at the Aator
David J. Compau, President of the Dstrolt Trot
ting Association, entertains sporting men at tbe
IC A. Johnson, a member of the National Dem
ocratic Commuted Item Columbus, Was., u at
ft; -j&fei.MSi.Wflterigfa tJBMfeM a,
OLD CHARGES RAKED UP, fll
ROUNDSMAN EMIT; BACH CALLED UPON FOB '
AN EXPLANATION. II
EsPollcemnn Clark fhnraea That Ue Had (A
Ileen Arrested Meveral Times and In JB
dieted for Itobbery Before lie Swore IflL
Thnt Ills Iteoord waa Clear Bach Hays (
the Charsea are Thirty Years Old, 1m
Roundsman Emil Bach, of Capt. Gunner's. iff
East Sixly-Boventh Streot Precinct, is in S
serious trouble Ho must explain to the H
Polico Commissioners why ho swore that hit U
rocord was clear when lie had been arrested
several timos beforo applying for tho position I
of patrolman. I
Counsellor Grant has token chargo of tho tf ).
case on behalf of ex-Policeman Christopher K'
Clark, who has become Bach's acouser. I
Clark was dismissed from tho police foroo I
recently. Ho attributes his troublo to the I
persistent hounding of Bach, and he threat I
oncd that if tho roundsman .went on the I
stand as a witness at tho trial before Com- I
missionor Voorhis it would bo made very un I
pleasant for him. I
Bach was presont in tho drill-room during;
tho trial, but Commissioner Voorhis advised M
him not to testify, as it would air Boilod 1 J
linen, especially as tho evidence was suffi. '
cient to " break " Clark. A dismissal fol
lowed, but a few days ago Judge Patterson,
of tho Supremo Court, issued a certiorari.
Clark's caso will bo roviowed. Lawyer Grant
says that Clark will bo reinstated.
This morning Clark filed an affidavit with
Supt. Murray iu which ho sets forth that
Emil Bach, at present doing duty as a rounds,
man in tho Twenty-fifth Procmct, was ar.
rested prior to his appointment as a patrol
man under tho namo of Charles Wilson, to.
g other with Francis Murphy, John Itauff and
iharlos McGunniglo, and that the Grand '
Jury indicted him jointly with tho threo men
for tho crime of robbery in tho first degree.
Clark further says that he is is prepared to
show that in tho samo year Emil Bach, under
tho namo ot Charles Wilson, was arrested by
a policeman for assault, these facts being
capablo of proof by four roputable witnesses, 1
whoso names and addresses can be furnished, I
as can bo the records of tho courts. B
Clark furthor avers that Bach, at the time m
of his application to bo appointed a polioe. II
man, did swoar falsely when ho made am- II
davit that ho had never beon arrested for any A
offense. It is alleged that a sergeant now on ''
tho Mulberry streot squad arrested Booh M
undor his alias of Wilson more than a score B
of timos whon ho resided in James street and 1
kept a disorderly house. I
Accompanying ex-Policeman Clark's affl. I
davit is a letter to tho Police Commissioners, 1
colling thoir attention officially to tho
Bach does not deny tho facts of his arrost
and indictment, but ho claims that tho matter
was investigated officially by Commissioner!
Erhardt and Wheeler sevoral years ago, and
that they exonerated him by failing to put
him on trial.
The roundsman says that the offenses now
brought to public notice wore committed
noarly thirty years ogo, when he was a wild
young man, and that later on ho reformed
his conduct and that ho has led on exemplary
life ever since. He insists that Clark iB per
secuting him for an imaginary ovil, inasmuch
as ho did not cause tho charges to be pre.
f erred against Clark, but merely watched his
walking a crack and swelled his breath
whon called upon to do so by Capt. Gunner,
his superior officer.
It is tho talk at Police Headquarters this
morning that if theso charges are pushed
against Bach two more roundsmen in other
precincts will bo hauled up for making false
affidavits, as it can bo proven by the records
that they served n sentence in the peniten
tiary boforo they wero oppointod on the
forco, one for larceny and the other one for
being drunk and disorderly.
FUN FOR AFTbR DINNER.
itS, JE 21F
Ou lite tutu. iiieHimu lu luii uigtt, fi
'iuoiciuru. iriuuimuu. uioruioUon. 1
The Dot Was Off.
JYom A Chicago IWvuna.l
The dispute between the two Anarchists became
Do you suppose I don't know whether I've got
the meaales or not J " I
"Do yon think 1 can't tell meaales whsn I see
'em? You hain't got measles no more'n my hat
' Bet you a two-dollar bllL " I
The matter was referred to a pbyalolan. J
"Yon will have to wash yourself, sir, before I I
can decide," said tbe man of pills.
" Wash myself to win two dollars I See yon la
thunder first. Give blm the money," '
Not m. Lame Fire.
From the ritliburg Ytii.J
The members of the Lily Clay burlesque company
are reported to have lost their wardrobes by Are In
a theatre out West. The Item waa hardly worts
telegraphing, tor If they are the same wardrobes
exhibited here, the destruction ot a baby's frock
would have been a bigger consumption of dry
JYom tin A'tbraika Stat Journal,!
A little, flimsy, shapeless thing,
Ith birds and feathers on It
Is what the daughter fondly atyles
A quite encnautlng bonnet.
How It Originated.
From till IHlttburg ChrontcU,
"How do you suppose the slang phrase 'I an.
laying for yon' originated t" asked the Casual
Caller of tbe Suake Editor.
An old ben made that remark to her ownir on
day before Easter, " was tbe reply.
Doea Not fault Her.
From the jVtw Orltant i'icaywn.
" Modesiy Is regarded aa chlo In Paris now, and
dresses are worn long," says a correspondent,
This will not suit the American ohlcc wbo come
Into society ana wants her dresses short at the top.
Ballade of the Ileue Coves".
The gopher, dip and wire and all.
Have stuff in kick to melt for lush,
Blow In for sparks or aquare a stall,
Or plant It all their pals are Hash.
To nam a bloke and make blm hash,
Or rub hla lamps up with the queer
Is easy as to mow a moll
A sucker's born every day In the year.'
The dead ny mug who baa the gall
To draw the beak's aky piece and main.
Shake down a cake and save a fait
Or heave a crib, or leathers brash,
Is stuffed with balsam in a rust).
Why, nary guya will take a steer
From natty kida not three feet tall
A sucker's born every day In the year.
Though blue plums fly, the danger's small, i
A leary cove wbo stows the aluah, '
Saves but a case to help him orawl
And glvea a stiff when told to gush,
Will uilaa the screws and flattya crush!
A single stretch be need not fear;
I'llgarllo lteepa beyond a wall
A suckers born every day In the year,'
Bene coves, the dustman has the call.
Though you wear a weed below the ear.
And hop the twig at a sheriff's ball,
A Backer's born every cuy In the year.
Chicago, lib, Feb, 14. -ft It, Jttnajfc
Xhletee' slug (a 104 fallen,