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"The New Sin"
a Gripping Play
E.Y CHARLES DARN TON.
a NYONK who 1 capable of thinking seriously for two hour, and a naif
A must of necessity find a great deal to Interest him In "The New 8U,'' ,
the English play by a MacDonald Hastings that waa acted and finely
acted at WaiUek'l last night Both the play and the audience were produced
by Manager (Jeorge C. Tyler, who felt that for once regular first-nighter
hen Id be rant Into outer darkneaa as dense ae their supposed understanding.
Just what thut audience may du for the play M the lonj run that It deserve
ismu'n to be sMfl when tho returns. In the form of written opinions of It. are
all In. What It did let nitwit waa neurly to ruin the first act by stringing In
UP to t o'clock Kvcn after that It was to restive us to dlatraoi attention from
the performance Hay what you Will of conflun-i first-nighters, they have I
.famed to en etui anu 10 .ri sun. mat they were rot among those present
waa proved by the general coughing, whispering and rustling of programme
The play could not have be-n put to a greater test, and the fact that It trl
umi bed over thcte conditions was sulllclent evidence of Ita power
atrong human quality makes The New 8lr," M lriteI1,e,y ertppln. pU
Tri.-e U not another play In New ork wlUi s0 elron- a si In To ... ZiT
1...0 generally may not Bo to see It
Cyril Keiuntley as Hilary Cutts.
II 'I Vli'lV
eolng without ourself In order to give to others. This sin, however, has ths
virtue of being Inherently human, and Mr Hastings's play therefore has a bin
human appeal. MoreoVOr. the Idea of a man s being willing to kill himself o
that his brothers and sisters may come Into a fortune na the fascination of
Hut the oddest thins about Hilary futts Is that he should be the only one
of twelve children who le worth his salt. In dying, his wealthy father not
only cut him off without a penny. Tut left a will that makes It Impossible for
the other children to g. t a ccm to lon us Hllnry Uvea. And all the time
Hllsry's brothers and Misters are molting life miserable for him by writing
tules of their woe. The author Is really a bit too generous In piling on:
agony. It stems remarkable that eleven members of the same lumlly
Id all he "failures" and on tho mil of starvation Under the clreuin-I
inces It Is not surprising thai Hilary.
nn v.-.-v n . ' t i.u t..-i liter sliou (J Oeriue i') ki nituseu. I
He reaches I ,1s decision calmly and sensibly without any heroics, and like
tha good fellow he Is talks It over with his friends. Jim Uenslger, a play.
wrlght. ami Will liratn. a la'.ior member of Parliament The M. P. cheerfully
ugKeets that he Kill t me enemy or joilety that the law rant touch and then
ret himself banged, Instead at "waatlni" hi life Put Hllury. left alone with
.le pistol, Is thinking of ut'ng the
weapon then a:vl then when a loilsc
iq the floor below co:uec up 10 make
low about liavlng been kept awake by
it noley prce In hla nelghbor'i ro.itm
tbe night before an I temalns to malia
irltnJs To celebrate thu trlondshln th
.epartnie:it store proprietor, Davids,
l oea out for ChampAcm and clU-iten. A
iuomtnt later, Hilary'! young brother,
laaxlxUlan, a haU-starvcd waakUng,
i omes lu ai d teiis of having been ' lired
irom a department atoro tthcre he was
employed fur making It naeaaiary tr
una of the Klrla t. cu to a hospital
It Is ut this o nt that the play gains
dramatic trangih, it baoumaa tha story
of a snout; man aud of u weaii one
Davids ret-irns and racognlsai Mix as
ihe "dirty hound" he has dl-ehart-'d
'I'bey snarl nt each o bar until Max
picks up hla bi !ii ir'a pi-toi and ihooti
Davids Than Hilary makes it appear
hs Is the murdoror, lie is sen-
,inwo., of his brother. To Mas tn
l.naiiy gets the Ifulh out of him ... 0M r- - "A.m.iian wutia.
of the best scones In tho play, with the result mat Hilary u given his free
dom. It appaari that M la has already teen tried and acquitted, and so we are
left to ballOVO thai ha cannol he triad attain. With his hope of coining into a
r'ortuno gone, he Ibrlok! "What utu 1 golni to do? What are we all gui::g vu
Blnee tho play was (Ivon In Rngland a new act has been written to maki
the altdlng less bitter, Hilary got! SliBOO for a picture and promises to dlVtdl
tvt money among hla poor brothtra and Elsters. Tills uct Is kept Interesting
f another scene between th brothera, and although Hllaiy declares he lo
t. ugh duini; tlud's WOTh an I that ho Will haragftor da bis own, thorn Is cvsry
rt on to believe lie Will continue to bo tha pray Of parasites. Tho curtain
,;ocs down with the ogrofootad Battels' und Oralu dancing Joyfully about
Hilary In their pajainaa,
The actitiR by tho ESngtlah company waa admlfabl. o. r. iieirgte ggvi a
iiacuiiariy sensitive and striking performance aa tho moral deganortta Max,
i,nd Julian L'Batrang did tha b0l w ik nf lila life when as Ileuzlger ho dreiv
the WMkllng'o seoro) fr m him, Cyril Kolghtlay played Hilary in an easy,
i uturai manuar tbgi " I Ihl chnra t.r u living human being, not merely 4
ttaC6 ngui'e. it" was never moruiu anu ai:ii: vaHviaeinsr, StfRUSMiy real
Harvev Braban u.i tlio labor member of Parliament. A. O. i'oulton was
j a pi tal as tha dopgrtmant Itora proprietor, so good Ifl fact thu'. It seemed an
li- -1 - I . , Mm kalhn, linn.... U n .1 ..,, h t,. .,v u a . .Ku.-..l
itTllsllc ei una it wi mi,wi .....,,, wvnfe mm. v smisi
old servant, bill I i OUl ! it VI fy welt.
If only for I'.tO i tins : i aliould so to Wallaclt'g and ie "The Jfow Sin."
:fe g'ramgrkablo play even ttioujii r, may bo us guy anl eordlU as life whoa
all tha wvtU seem bard up.
p Tete J
I Gotta JoTJ
Tor Too ah me
TO Go ON THE
because It Is a play without a woman la
all nonsense, for ths seven characters
are so splendidly acted by the carefully
picked uicu of the cast that the ae
sence of "feminine to tercet" Isn't
BOUced, The play stands In greatest
danger through becoming discursive aaJ
argumentative when It should be dra
matic. To add to this danger, the lac!
ctntal topics are. In the nature et
things, so essentially English ss to bo
of remote Interest. The characters,
especially the minor ones, seem always
ready to dlscuis anything and every
thing It Ux. Tyler has a blue pencil la
his pocaet he tthould lake It out and
put It to work at onoK Now that tho
author has sallud for Oesais, there's ao
one to hinder hlrn.
Meanwhile the title of tho play may
be relied upon to keep people guesstnr
Nothing could be more attractive than
a new sin. To Invent one would In itself
be a work of genlua Mr. Hastlngi I
may be consldored a budding genlui,
for be still has a jrreat deal to learn :
about the stage The sin that ho finds;
new Is that old one of self-sacrlllcs I
In spite 'ef tho fact tnat be Is getting I
Wo fid Daily Mag azine, Wednesday, October 16, 191 2
I I r I
HAT !5 THIS ?- "D.AR NEucie
TOU HAVB BEEM 36t.6.:T60
ro Rum for presiockt on
have To Ron ) i
r r, s
Ci ETTIHfjr rATI6H
&V6R.T DAf -AMD
I AAAn HAVE TO
RUN VAtlTH A HORRlO.
Copjrnctii, hj l!ie Vxrm I'uUUitali O.
I 1'Imj Nt i jfh i iati
'ill Why is bulled water insipidt
ilSWhy docs wood decayt
41S What is gun-cottonT
What ore tun-spotst
ilillow do winds increase
size and density of cloudst
T"' HUH questions will be utijWcrcJ
I Friday, iiere aao replies to ilou
106- (Why Is the sky blue'.') Because
of tho countless atoms of ,lust floating
lit tho atuio.-pnero which, on clear days,
five the a 8eOt of SjgUra to tit uky ood
to dUMM objects.
107 (What aru tho rings turound Kit- I
urn?) They aro made, up uf ciouds of
satellites, all toe ttiuu.il to bu seen ludi-
lu (What arc tho primary colo.o'.')
ne-d, glecu aud vlulcL
gg (What aro tne secondary colora?i
aii eolora lauspt tea, green nd vto,et.
41U (What la the) o:i,ii of tho v rd
Lttsit.iio .' ) -1 h'j ,oid MseUlailk" is an
t ngitan corruguufl ut "atatutanaflit" me
nam w an Old louuon tuauu ikajmuu
u the amateur puutogi apner tba
great bUjj-a-Oo In lus work la
arru ,ng at the proper exposure of
j iuS plate. W ita most of the snapOJl
I wainsfaa now in use ibis ts iniooAB.o.e,
ai tney are adjusteu lot an avejae ag
I tiusuraj out me trouute is aagartancad
ekon no oonoja to uto punt oi man. a
. tne exposure, i nt trwuo.e lias aaatt
.net by Sj) kingllah manutact.r.ug uiui
u tltu addlUOfl oi certain OgetniOgli 1
.tu aanmiva eniu,iaton oi uit p.aiu or
Uim wJUCg nakea uver-eposuru iiiip.s
.ute, says tuo ic Slltiflo Atueiican. Tu.a
t it parnuuiaiy valuable in inseio work,
Aheiu tha brlillanuy litummatwd pjrtiua
cl tba iuo.ii i.ur ine ylnuowa calls fur
a fthort agpgauta and (ha dgykay pa.-u
for much morai and in tins cuss u u
posilbio lo expose for tile sggdgfj pgr If
without ovtruoins tho Jig..i3r poiiions.
An ggpeaura ot forty Urn Of that of nor
mal is parnUMlbla, and the plates da
' v doped in tho ordinaiy mftoaari but
J w here, tor any reason, the c.tpujuro
' 1. 1. been greater than that, a special d
I valopor la iovonuntndad.
V- DAIL-T . j
Gollyj. tMats wHat"1
t-VAT5 wwriitu low
rtrtPTfiTIYt Out) '
A CAtfEEl? T3ECONi ME.
(Cvil at -A
head of the Bureau of lilentnh ation of the Sew York
Police Department, are proverbial. It haj been said that there is no man in
the United States with so thorough a knowledge of erimin its and their ways
as Detective Sheridan. In this series he gins the pvbKd vuinv valuaola
pointers calculated to save them loss by swindling.
KV.::TH1it. l'ti bj W. A i .i
A'O. 22 THE "ST A USSTRVCK" I.tjLt,.
N woiKiiiK tho Olage-suu tan
usually employed. Mr. HklnMr
the Initial. ve. Mr. Btallwall
manager of Important antarprlfaas
Mr. bkinner inkoru an advetttttctnetit lu
somethln:; as follows:
IdO t l-ttO wtPl A few f ntinr U'llcs
titer to A. WlLtT IsTlNNBg He fflH
u t.eu tita 0Muii i ' ,,t aainitar
throne-it a peep hole of the sort described
the applicant appears prosperou-, KI. Inner sees
cape. .Mr. tili.nner axplalni plauslit.y. His frn
rich man, la 1 ncunlz iig (or a lour of the prod i
hue hlf own I leas sboul casting his play, and
ing Ihe hackneyed, In-a-rut acior. He Is lookins new blood, and th:j .a w.u tains a scathing satire on women's clubi
he has Instructed his friend. Mr. Hklnner, the aenl. to look around lor budJiug yannll Merrill Farmer, writer of most
talent. I populsr cook-books, was una of i
Whereupon Mr. Young. Muablng and frat Iflad, takes a "part" which Ileal Umlly of tlurteeii clUldien. That no
handy, and reuds It with su Ob eini, mess and BOnVlOMIB as may be. ir. Hltiu- bad luck haunted tho number Is evident
tier declares thin lo be excellent and alu la up by flvlnfl Mr. Vuung a Rota ol front the plaool amonf best sellers '
Introduction W f" tallwalt The VlOtlttl htiriiOl off with the nolo, aud air. obtained ay tier volumes of reclpee.
binnar and Mr, itallwoil talk ti etch other ,ei tm le.cpiioue. uupert durgsoi iiui.uud, aumur ot
At the olllce of the manager. Stallwe l, the ap rani's appearance I, eiitiiu- The Knight of tlie Uolden Spur."
slastlcally Induced He gives a second read ng ot too part, aud Mr. Hiailwe.l practises at the Quaker City bar. His
loolts thoughtful nut exactly dojniful, but inoughlful. He considers a lew siuiy . LbaraiOi'O one kinu ii takes a
IllinUtaa, then writes a tliort note to the aaeitt. and b. gs Mr. Voung lo deliver I'nlladelphia lawyer to Isll. Mr. ll
It. Tltis la USMesUgj autl pr.naoiy tne bearer reads it on me way baca to da,u- ; land Is a Harvard man.
nei's. ' Ueairice anmsnaw. author of "When
It fays Mr. Young Is surely th tvpe deeiiid. but that his rendering is juit the Rod Oodl e.'a.l," writes a Iettr
a wee Ml Ml ailic. Mi . htallwe:! il.inki thlu a d.lllculty Mr Skinner , an over- home telling it pleasatit adventure!
come in a week's, tuition, Tha nolo ends, "l'r ..n toporl and send biUI aotionf the untamed FIJI I'lundere. One
ua'-k tu me wiien bo Is ready. 1 salary la Q week."
When Mr skinner naa read Uiio cumiiiunlcai.on tig vtry 1 i .Jiy tosses n o.,.
tO Mr. i(-ung.
"1 CAN toacii you so ttist th" put
and my time Is worth oOMldarablo tiv me.'
Tlie VlOtlm ifka how much, and after some tbOllftit Mr. Sltinner declares tho
amount Ol 004 Kraak'l salary, tha'. If, ftw, WOUId bu fair raOOinponiQi-lf adv.uace.
If this lUggOStlOB la not met, Mr. BklnnOI talc i elf, Whatever hu can get lie
takes. He g.vea U.e buob tbe part to (aki homo and Itudi'i listens for ten luln
ti tea a day for a week to the poor chap's1 bluild . .. gl I than sends
htm back to Stallwell, who Ond that tba pari It b en : 1. I It h ' ll on: rupo
tor tho fuianv
ITS Ne Tm-1 World. I
1 IfMOW A (-El
Know 5 A fellaH
LIVES Nrrr Torfl? To AftUlAH
IfAIEVbUtb MEAT TbA FEkMrl
ii ieile "t Kit .. . V
1012, M th rrs r :hm ca
S in a rr
A Series of Artie cs Lxposing the Ev-ry-Day
Deceptions ol the Powers That Prey.
"Camera Hue" tiheridan If retarded as one of the best
drtcctlves that ever existed OHfftdd of Action. The feats
of memory lokiek gave him his nickname, when he was
iwa in i
atMl tWO) rrpu,.uo oliltes ulO
. tuogtrlmU agent an J takes
lite consp.racy as a theatrical
ll e newspapers. This may
' ' yannd gt
llmwa "f st'rs'tn
,uu hi r i'tit fonult
i itrett Nfw si h
at ,t iioiit lus
S Afpll lf
s ai s
.m.e.- i, nice
In tha Ihealra as
too "tuvmeiltor," It
and vary few ha fees at
, :. Ui atallwoll, an onormuusly
Mtddla West. Mr. btallwrll
i particularly opposed to aagag
Is yOUTf," !.o aays.
but I a-i a busy iail
So THt TpllAH I know
lt OONNA-fhO. THE rEi-LAH
ToTELU THE FEU-AM
(, Doo-r To Te u. -H 'a FA7HUR
TO Tl-LL THE FELLAH
i rvT a,ot ue Aftue
To Run BoT IVfc tfor
OUST 3oH POUNDS OF
De TtRAAlMrKTlON THAT
MO ltU PeCll- BHUMBTTtl
cn Put T OVER Ne--cif
FrtSOfffUCIt OMM UAItTLETT h s
a bungalow In Maine where ho
does most uf bis writing Woods
behind It lots of them and a lake dot
ted with little islands In front. To a -n
ut a distant h orison, the bezy eutnu4
of Mount Washington.
If, W. L,oralne, author of "Tho
l ucky Chance," Is the pioneer of an
Arizona acbool of authorship.
George HheJd, aut'ur o "The Isle
ef Strife," once saw a niu.a carrying
bis wbole visible supply of food aad
clothing plunge and disappear over n
1 I', alio precipice. And civilization's near
est outpost eighty nillea away! He
I Miss Kthel lldgwlck, who has wrlttoe
'tha novels "Hrutnlat." "I,e (ientleman '
land "Herself," Is a cousin of In liite
wilting licusoas-E. 9 A C, axd
' father Hugh.
' James Vtaphani rlalms that his
! "Mary, Mary" called ' Mary Makebe
llevo" In Mrs" serial publication lo tne
hrst novel about Dublin. The name WKi
rnanKed boeauaa of Molly slakeo-.
:,ve" abpeailna In book form Jue
i after Mr Stephana1! story started.
mm. Kathleen Norrla, author 't
I 'Mot bar" an i of "The men Un
Hurgoyne." hue a delightful bungalow
at Port VVaahlnglon, Her new book con
woman nailve looked
oreas over with an ap
"Vlngkg i t k ikan.r"
Which in lie i it traus-
the plump autt.
. t.o obaorva L
1st ion means "What good foodl'
Harold Mill Wilgbt, author and
i an. her, now of Imperial County, Cal ,
v aJ bun at Itouie, N. V., foity yeai
ago. Hut literary successes, from "Thai
I'rtn'.er of Udell's" to "Tbe Winning
of liaioar Worth" and "laelr X ex Lar
ds; e, hats bciiu uabrogaax.
By C. M.
5 MATTE t
H'oprritkt. tail ht 0. p luisei' saws I
TXftpajfl or en i i kw mi cimptkim.
Kenlutu Writ is muse OBWslwaM la Me
I i .i Arstt dnrini tlw sJfQ hwea tioi'uae
KUIefbOOl, setssBOra i . II Oft I MS l brolher
Hob I Weft's ehuiul U In Ui Cetitnlersle A,f
ntl H la 1 wit Wst' etetSVi Ma,lrlln i.-n
Hewwrllt n c- a fonew t e , l lajoa f
fi m w'm I, r nl U ji' l s vounf SS St
t rtJ wlf snO wun hw dtwue rrssk at
eislutt ate bv s fttrmr ntrnse. rrsak. en
dr asotser sssjt. tut tlu MtlMttrs. Wt. t
" -t ISMll le ,m,hh Mr, llrtll flouts s
duel with KJwird Tlxtrnten. I onfcli-rilr riecet:
Hrr,lw tsn. 'I'itf drfl OSI la l it I , c iu
ettlff lotpat reeirlsg a-nnnd lv nasaooaOMa
lallft lt.l ll -.Mtlli a aft.. -I t hoM Ih talUf
Sffaiatt III I SaSn fnris Tkef aonwH Jack
PS wttta rriaMtawl ticlnrl aad ana- th cltv
rt ra- 1 Kraeh llaawnll la -i tid ha
Tbnmle aa,1 anil to I , i. I'r . n S
natrta ,,f ptdi-. p-a I aa a t4oitrim asona.
utlseer, )it ti f the lansea ajtd av
Itntaebas tus luanl at th far.
ET.IX). Cap do they ksep you
busy?" drawled tha youth In
butternuts, matching hla
clothes with tlie aaaumsd ac
cent of a North Carolina "tur-heel."
"Who the devil are your' demanded
I bo oftlclal, glancing up from hla rec
ords, "and what are you du.nf barer'
"I'm from No'th Ca'llny, and I ful
lered the gyard In ao'a to fit a look
at tbem 'ere Yankee prisoners. I'm
foln to tbe front to-morrow an' 1
thouirht baforat 1 watnl I ,1 Ilka, la mm
I what theee Tunka looked like."
I "Go to the front and be curaed and
there you'll see more ranks than yu
want to. Now get out ut bo.'e and stay
"All rlf ht. Tap, ye needn't be 1 eo
assy nbaout It." retorted the supposed
tar-heel" as he lurched out through
the wicket and ninde for tha door.
where, rolling a quid of tobacco to hi
cheek, he winked at the armed guard
and passed out.
Mere wne where I. lent. Frank Bed
toe, dare-devil, demonstrated hie old
self again. Inotend of disappearing
with all pooolblo celerity, as any man
of ordlh&ry nerve would have done
once escapoai from Llbby I'M mi. he
deliberately croesed the street to the
vacant lot opposite and stood there a
minute or two with bis handa lu hla
pockets, gaslnf up at the barred front
window of tne big brick building, to
see If any of his late comrades In cap
tivity hutl ventured acroea the dead
line tn catch a Mllmpse or hie actual
deparluro for "Clou a country."
A few pale faces could be dimly die
certied within. To these Frank waved
a parting aalute. murmuring: "Ooud
by; 1 hope we'll most again aotnewnere
Then he slouched off In the dTrBr-
tlou of tho Rookaltbi down the bond uf
t o Jatues Hirer.
Light' and Shadows.
11 K Federal army ha I been re
pulsed front ftlohmonda but
the .Southern capital waa
still Its fraud objectives Tho
Confederal) forces in the
r,,ean time could play their trump card,
and b- mcna' ing Waihington dl tw
CIcllau's furniidaolu army away from
Ihe banks of the James.
The actback of MaClaltan prompted
Mr. Lain cola in tho tlrat piaoa to gatnur
up the armiea which tone wail Jacbaon
i.ad scattered lu the valley and put
.hem all under the coiuiiiand of one
officer, who should he charged wlt.i
mo protection of Washington, and sec
ondly lo fortify lila own council by ihe
appolnUnonl Ol a supreme military ud-
vi-ter wen should be eomm iiiJr-tn-culf
ol all the fadarg armies.
For the first named commission
MajOoQaa, John i'upe was tlie unt r
.anate chutce. For the secontl. Major
lag lit i.i y W. 11. tin: K was brought
out ot thu Weal, and the w nolo land
iurve of ihe Culled asta-.c was eaUU.eti
at tiit a uuroa n rat.
"I'upe in Lu.peper" became g by-word
among Virg.uiaua by Inaugurating a
,ampuiKn logical. y planned to obliterate
uy bruiu force the entire race of South
ern sympathizer, whether combaianis
or Unarniad citiaeus, women, children or
alaVaai and nut own soldiers could not
help ridiculing I lie nnniiasuc dectama
llOOS from his "head'i'iuriero lo tnu aad
dla(" onjAlglng tba troops w no loligwaxl
lilm to take no bOOOUgl of atrong goal
Uoni l.ncs of rain at or bai.es of sup
ply, but lo koap always on the. iluua
of l. enemy, of whom luua far ue bail
set .i DOUllllg bul their backs.
Ho saw their i.i 101 presently at Cedar
Rug, orbgro Jackson udmimitered a
signal defeat; and later. In August,
when too and Jgokgog and LoDgitraott
who luJ tail On ui uiaaaugo from Hie
atari, nuhed U;iA at Mangasas, on the
old tan. -d J : l Rusk la a aerlea
of 4uUk awUusC wul.u Utew aavar wouli
M Shenandoah Mj
oW Civil Wsr Tjomsnct of Sheridan' s fat I
By Henry Tyrrell 8
grounded on Bronton Bowrfg Qrmi FVrfJ 8
have attemptod agalnat a foa for whoaa
wilbtary proweaa they bad bad any real
Ths red bottlo-flaf of tha Oonfaderatao I
floated where the Federal eland A rd but
lately bed been aeon; and before 'he
lorust Isavex were tuuehed by tbe dafer , ' m
ot autumn new nelda lay open la tbe . .
Houihern army. Hcarcsiy had lb smoke 1
of bailie lifted a second time from taa-i(n
pair uf Manasaas when the vtotortaua
columns of Lee aad J e I. .on. of Uoraf- '
street aod -Stuart were beaded toward ,
the I'utotnau tur tba loug-a walled lb,
vssion of Maryland. W
Antietam'a day ef aarnaga passed lata.
lusioiy as a drawn bailie, be cause aa
the day tollewing nellbar aide fait awa-aiM
enouga to renew the struggle, ll really s
ainounled to a dlaaatar to tba Conlod-
rale army, baviag abruptly oaeobed
what Had looked like a victorious aaa- ,
alou auJ deinoastra'ad itust iaie'a asrea
cnt rcaourcoo were etiiueiy lasanuate "
tor offensive oparauosa, b1M
Three dayo a.ter ma withdrawal ol
ihe Houtnera army from Maryland
l 'i ca.ue. n l-unooin issued bta pa qji inss
lion of emaa-ipailun to tba negro atavaax
I u ai ineasuis. ia its war rciauoo, was
t specie J to fan ruaotiouary damea la
me ouuib and ae aid Ue Federati a rase
in crusaing tbe reoaiiloo. Ha
result was to preapnale heated
utscussioa at ihe Nartb.
Utra. MoC'leliaa'a augfaatloa to
army that tba remedy lor past
mum I '
was at the polls in Ue ueat f residential
election uaiurally aggravated ma
ing bieach bo. ween mm aud tuo
Inaion adminiatrauaa. Tha nnai
come waa tnat cany lo November
l leiian waa rebeved from th com
of tne Army of tne Poieaieo, te be
succeeded by Xlajor-U.n. Aaiorusa B.
iiui aside, louri.'i euccesanv couiaiavader
lu Igf Held ol tus i, n. on forces iu Vir
gin, a, in, id to utmd .ne supoi a Army ol
lue I'oiomau organiaed by MoClaUaa
nartiiy muia than a year previous.
'i no haras ot tao t-oufedetaie army,
in thai autumnal season of tsm, sjaa
the v sjlog of the nhwuandoao. To
Jackaon s meo, especially, the region
wss one of memories and enchaainojataV,
Thu bracing mountain breasoa. tbs sura
bright slusa, the borne associations aad
tbe liueity to engage In every apecaaa of
recreation, from a foa hunt to a catap
Meal Ing rellgioua revival, put near Ufa
Into tho brigade.
The respite of Jaekaon'a enrpa la tba
valley endud even sooner than the bal- Wit
cyon daya of Indian summer. Oao
Uurnside, the new Federal commander. "
suddenly conceived tha Idea of eon
centrutlng bla army on the I tapped) an
nock III ver oppoalto the hlstorlo Vlr- -u;
glnla town of Frederlckeburf . Thla
place, ihe scene of Ueorfe Waablngton'a
boyhood and where marble monuments
on the hillside mark the last renting
pieces or Mary and Martha Washington.
he mother end wife respectively of tha
Father of His Country, bad ssojuired a
elratuglu Importance, being but sixty
miles due nui th of lilclimond and la
easy proximity to tint Potomac, wbauoa
Ihe Federal commander by a flfly-asHa.., '
wuler Journey could cjulckly reach bla
ba at thu national capital.
l,e ordered Jaeksou and Laoofstreet
to Krodi i icksburg and Intrenched his. .
army on the heights back of the town,
Ofl the vnn (right) hank of the river
knowing lit.it the trie my. -hanging bla
lino of communication with hlo baae of
sum. 11, a, would require time before ae
miming tbe offensive. The plana of
Bui ual.lo were Indeed unfathomable,
but the cab illations of the e rifederete
chieftain were luinilud to a nicety.
On the morning of Dec. IS, havlngt
brought his army across tlw ltapjva
hatinock on pontoona directly In Lf9s
trout, ilurnelde opened attack wfvi "
ml -directed valor upon an tmprefnable " '
noaltlon. Otrong by nature and made
doubly so by Impercable military art
A dense for; itvcrhunf the river, town
and pfgln until after o'clock, when ,
the Hunllfht hurst thrntiirh, revealing
In terrible splendor the spectacle of a
hundred thousand men In Una of bat- '
tie, their bristling bayonets gloaming - "'
through tlie mist, while the roar of l
tkrte hundred rannnn ehook the earth. - a
mid sent red meteors flashing alonf ,,,
"It Is well that war Is so dradfu!.'
said den Lee, gf he looked upon the
uu ,. , r all. -u, pnc" int from
on Telegraph Hill.
else we ehould be -in
cmo too fond of It." itoi
On came the tnes of bl'is-tbo golden
narp nix or vtt teners rrun nngaoe in
the van. chanrlns across an artlllory
swepi plain In heroic hut futile attstapts '
to scale tba Maryo HeiBhts. until the
lil I a4 for as eye could reach waa cov- i
SrOd with I'tiiou deal and wounded.
..cong which t lie survlvora ran to and
fro, tlirlr ranks deMmut 1 hy tba float
wltiierlnf lra that ever brave troops'
charted upon undaunted.
In vain, alasi Again had Lao aad
Jackson, Stuart and Longstreet fought
a defensive battle to the Anion and won
with absolute ease at comparatively
little coat. Uurnsido recrosaed tbe Kap
pa, .annock at night, under cloak ef av
violent iterm. with a loia of more eban
twelve thousand of tha auperb OOestlavre "
of tbe aVuiy of tbe Fotocaao.
no lie CosUauada) ,J u