HOW Tin: NEW YEAR WAS WELCOMED
•THE RESORT CLOSELY CROWDED
MANY DINNER PARTIES.
Lakewood. N. J-, J;»n. 4 (Special).— The new year
cam? in. f"H of Rood promise for popular L>akewood,
eccompaniiii by music and dancing and laughter
within doors, and the din of fire alarm and cannon
Tiitho-jt. The occasion was the climax of gayety
1,, a long week of carefully planned entertaining
The resort has hr>rn closoly crowded, more closely
than ever before.',fdr there has been much building
within the year, nd still late applicants are turned
■way. And the perfect entertHinment of so great
t. social conpress ttas been along varied lines, em
bracing largely music and song, dancing and sport.
The three fjrand balls Of the large hotels were,
of course, the chief attractions for the great pro
portion of visitors. Ai:d to Insure their perfect
success an elaboration of preparation -was neces
rary which can hardly be appreciated by the aver
f. entertainer. To throw open a house to a thou
sand people, and provide them with an evening's
Jlverslon which doe* not pall upon the taste, ln
.-ludiiic the feeding of the multitude with a dozen
perfectly served courses, and all as a purely com
. plunentary detail of the season, is a proposition
which has so many times been worked out by the
hotels here as to be a matter of course.
Nor was all the jollity and good cheer confined to
th-^ STtat hotels. At Hotel Lenox, the guests
gathered about the yawning fireplace In the sun
rorri'i^r. and with a generous punchbowl close, at
hand listened to music by Charles H. Roth, a
Chicago pianist and raconteur, and Miss Emily
Sar.forii find Miss Hamilton, amateur vocalists, of
New-York. It was all informal and enjoyable.
At the Palmer House people enjoyed the dlscus-
Flon of a special menu dinner on New Year's Eve,
jessed to the cosey music room for music and
(ianrinp. and greeted the new year with song. a
Fpci i?.l party of twelve filled the green parlor In
the e-. . ning, M. J. Warner, as host, presiding at
Oak Court, tastefully rated with evergreen. I
holly, asparagus and maidenhair fern, brat.-.l
Kew Year's Eve with a ball, which was greatly
enjoyed, and other incidents of the week's pleasure
were a recital p.nd concert on Monday evening and
an ' rmal must on Saturday evening. Another
ball for the help was planned for Thursday even
At the Lexington a well attended children's party
was en aftoriioon event one daj this week. in honor
of the second anniversary of Master Albert L*r
rabee. Mrs. Larraboe made an enjoyable success of
the afternoon for the little people. On Thursday
night, a programme of readings i id monologues
whs enjoyed by • be guests.
Aside from the New fear's balls, guests of the
larfe-e hotels have made wholesale Interchange of
courtesies, finding expression In the main by dinner
parties. The largest and most elaborate dinner of
the season was given on Wednesday evening by Mr.
and Mrs. Wilton Merle-Smith, table? In the private,
dinins room l.pins arranged for thirty covers, with
profuse decorations ot American Beauty roses.
Thosf- at table were Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Oleott.
Mr. and Mrs. William Barbour. Mr. an.l Mrs. John
1.. Drummond. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Fletcher. Mr.
and Mrs. Henry F. Cook, Miss Hastings and Mr.
ar..i Mrs. Gridley.
< 'n the previous evening the snme apartment as
use.i by a dinner party of twelve entertained by
Mr and Mr* H. N. Kenyon, the floral decorations
It-ii-ip profuse and beautiful. There were also many
unull table gatherings in the main hall at the
dinner hour. ,„,,
On New Year's morning Mr. and Mrs. Wilton
Mtrrt°-?m;th ana Mr. nvA Mrs. E. E. Oleott tilled a
Fix horse tally-ho with Laurel House children, and
look them for a lonsr and joyous drive about the
village, to thf-lr unanimous delight.
Laurel-ln-trje-Pine« also made up lists or
five FrociM dinners on New Year's Day. Mr. and
Mrs. Robr-rt C. Morris entertained Mrs. Klngdon.
"Mr and Mrs. William A. Hamilton and Colonel
D. A Brainard. U. B. A. H. B. Black was the host
to a larKe party of his friends Mr. and Mrs. C D.
Freeman had as their dinner guests Mr. and Mrs.
j. J. Manning and Captain and Miss issett. G.-n
tral and Mrs. Prank M. Freeman hnd Mi and Mrs.
A- Hart M. Ke hv.<\ T. W. IVars.ill. jr
Although the Initial day or 190! was sharp, • old
Rr.d windy, to golfers was not denied thoir an
nual competition at the Golf Club of Lakewood,
and fifty-four entries were made, twenty-six re
turning card", while at the Country Club seven
w-omen braved the day's discomforts and completed
an eighteen hole round. Three days' play in a
mlxp.l fonrsnn •• tournament, for prizes by Mrs.
r,fnr Jay Gould and Clarence M. Roof, is closing
The ar.nounrprriPnt of the early consolidation
«->f bnth clubs h^ro. nnd the removal to new and
larp«>r quarters, ii generally approved. There are
many here who believe that such action is in the
direct interest of pood sport, and It is understood
that the early settlement Of details will result in
NEW-YORKER 3 HERE THIS WEEK.
I^aureMrj-the-Pines— Mrs. H. J. Chisholm. Mr.
Bnl Mrs. F. B. Tompkins. H. J. Chisholm. Jr., Mr.
•l>.\r BO I. A LEE" LOTJISA KBYSER.
ji i/f Wa shoe Inalan basket makers
*r,<\ Mr.«. Charles F. Naethlng, IL Costello. Mrs. M.
y. Young, Stephen Lockwood, Jr., Thomas S. Bav
a~«* Clay. 1,. M. Knickerbocker, John Asplnwail,
iNs Wright. Miss Edith V. right. Tyler 1... K.-.iiieid.
J.im^s Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Clark. Jordan
J Kolllns. Charles Wyli". Miss <'arrie Nichols, Mr.
Jtnd Mr.-. \V. J. Underwood, Kenneth Underwood,
* %1: J. Stuart White, Mr«. Edward I-. Noxon, Mr.
*nd Mr.--. A. H. McKee. Miss Anna Dudley Hart,
John S. Wylie. ]:. H. Wiggins, Mrs. Efaywood, Miss
Saldf-e Haywood. Miss TV-icsa C. Schwab Mr and
Mrs. Phiii;, Torchlo. P. T. White, W. I). Hutton.
•Mr. and Mr.-:. Frederick Brc >ks Palmer B. Mori i
■on. Mr. and Mrs. Percy It. Todri. IV. li. Tilford.
Jreniiee B nether. Iswight B. Robinson, Mr. and
Mr*. Ji. 8. Carpenter. Miss Carpenter, John K.
caeeban, Jii«s Bbeeban. K. Burton Hart. Mr. and
■" P. C. CostellO.'J. Preston M An< rnj and Mr.
•nd Mrs. W. B. Symmes
,/•«•' House— Mr. and Mrs. E. v De Forest,
■ *■ .*'• O. Vanderpoel. Mrs. If. W. Wright, Mr.
+W1 Mr«. J. U. I ■;-..!;. John G. I'rall Mrs C
eprapufc-Smnh. Miss 1- Velton. W. I*. O'Connor.
Miss O'Connor. C. W. O'fonuor, Mr. and Mrs John
Mrs 1. V. Brokaw, George T. Brokaw
Irving Brokaw, Miss Haight, Fred I. Lockham.
«^s Ha.B;in ■--, Mr. and Mrs. George Jeremiah, Mrs.
'--•arles Robi:i»on. <"harles Remsen Robinson Ar
inur Ingraham. Mr. and Mrs. Henry F. Cook
i^f-aniSer H. Crali Mr. Frederic West Mac Donald
Howard Elmer ■ rail. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard K.
cmiih. Mr. and Mr«. Andrew Fletcher. jr.. Andrew
*letch«»r. Miss Fletcher, Mr. M. I. Lockwood, Mr.
f, r "| Mi Htuart G. Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. A. I>.
«"lmei! i. a. Holmes, Mr. and Mrs Charles H.
"•via Emory Lyon, Mr. and Mrs. William If. Ken
con - Miss Dorothy Kenyon. Theodore B. Kenyan.
fc arl ' : Bacon. larlea Cory. Mr. and Mrs. James
«> BJ'"'".8 J'" '". Oeorge J. Kenney and Mlm Kenney.
calmer Hoiia^-Mrs. Joseph Grady. Miss Kathryn
JL ri " iy - Aifr.-.j Hahn. Alien Hope. Charles Beck-
J1?*".J 1 ?*". Mr. and Urn. W. J. Howey, Miss U. Me
/''*"?'' - Mine r * McGowati, Mr. and Mr». F. Cass
■M Ml Agnes M Hayes, of New- York.
- ./';'- l^xinpton-Mlsx M. E. Wash bum, J. F.
iJTiii.i. . Mrs. v,:;,,, : A. f 'levenger. Mix- Irene
«/i!it:r. y,, - flI " 1 Wr«. Theodore B. Barringer. F.
v," ''■' " Ri'har<ls, «.. T. Van Dike and T. Courtney
* JIT,}" 1 2'""" x Wr and Mrs. If. W. Hoops and
Co* *V,rS; °" Livingston. Karl Johnson. Miss A. I*
*• , ' llltai " A. Porter. .1 A. Huffy. Mrs. Gilli
: *«* V le « Emily Sanford and Mrs. E. Walsh, or
PI-T'TEAND WASIJOE BASKETS
THE WOXDERFIIL WORK OP TUB OLD
SQUAWS OP NEVADA.
A New-York woman who recently visited In
Nevada lias returned with wonderful tales of the
skill of the Indian makers of the Pi^Ute
and Wash.'.? tribes. She spent many Interesting
hours searching out the ugly old women of th.'
tribes who hide away among the silver streaked
mountains of that sparsely settled State and
"It was on a sir. corrr-r In Carson City that
I found the most Interesting basket weaver of
the lot." Bald the woman who had just returned
to a Tribune reporter. ''They told me that her
name was Dat-So-laa-L.ee In the Washoe lingo,
but she was plain Louisa Keyser to the Indian
agent- They .said that she was sixty years old,
but as she was too fat to have wrinkles and her
coarse black hair was not even streaked with
gray, she did not look ko old.
"Some one had enticed her Into town to have
her picture taken. She is vain beyond words,
both as to her personal 'beauty* and her work,
and they told her that the photograph would oe
used to make her famous. She brought a stock
of briskets with her and was squatting on the
pavement when 1 ran across her. She .-it once
began to Burgle In Washoe, which is about as
easy to understand as Hindoo.
" 'Sing am.' she said. 'Wedl gee you low.
Wedi ge lo hi home."
"Now, doesn't that sound like a list of Chinese
laundries? Yet It's simple enough when trans
lated: "Baskets. Good large baskets. Good small
"As I didn't care for either large or small
baskets, no matter how good, she pointed to one
of the cradle sort, calling It 'Bi-cos-modl-ml
"A trader- who knew Louise happened along
and was surprised to find her talking in her
■■ \sh*- <;:u speak to you in English,' "'• sal 4
'but evidently she lias a proud streak on to-day.
erne knows that she's the best basketmaker on
the range, and the knowledge has spoiled her.
Bhe is trying to work you for something by fall
ing bjrk on iiiis romance about not speaking
"Whatever was her object, I could not make
her use anything but that horrible Jargon, and
finally gave up in despair. 1 bought one of her
baskets and she spent the rest of the afternoon
before the calico counter of a little notion store.
"I'll show you her picture, but it hardly does
her justice; 1 mean, it makes her look better
than she really does. She weighs some 250
pounds. and her figure bulges in every direction.
She wears her long black hair down her broad
back, and her bangs all but rover her little black
eyes. Her dress was of striped calico, red and
white, and she had a green shawl tied over her
head. She was almost as proud of this color
combination as she was of her little brass m .itch.
which she wore on her breast, white woman
"Yet this woman In three years made three
baskets which are valued by their present owner
at $U,SOO. Of course, she did not receive any
thing like that sum for thorn. The baskets are
known among the Indians as 'Sunrise.' "Twenty
Degrees In Cult' and 'Flying Birds.' The latter
is the most artistic and valuable, the owner hav
ing refused $1,500 for it. The several designs on
the basket make up a Wash... pro verb: 'When
the birds leave their nests and fly away, then
we will move.' Each figure is in three parts; one
representing the nest, another the fledgling on
top of the nest, and the other full grown birds
flying away. The rim design represents the
NEW-YOKK DAILY TKTRr-XE. SUNDAY. JANFABY 5, 1M&
AN OLDTIMF. CARTOON WHICH TTAS A MORAL FOR TO-DAY
camp oodles, or houses of the Washoep.
"The Nevada baskets are made of willow, even
to the thread, and the preparation of the ma
terial takos much skill, time, and patience. Th
squaws get their supply of thread by splitting
»n ordinary willow into from twelve to twenty
four parts, and then stripping "fT the fibre im
mediately under the bark. They scrape th-»
thread Into uniform si;-.** with a piece of glass.
The warp consists of slender willows stripped of
th.Hr bark, and It is held in place by taking from
twelve to thirty stitches to the Inch, according
to the fineness of work desired.
"When a round or two has been stitched into
position, the squaws begin to Introduce the
colors which make up the design of the particu
lar basket in hand. The red bark of the moun
tain birch nnrt the black Bore from the root of a
hardy T> m which grows at the fool of 'he Sierra
Nevada mountains are their only materials of
color. These natural colors are Imperishable.
aiiii the women can blend the different shades
with a skill that is truly artistic*. The work is
exceedingly slow: one round of a large basket or
two of a small one forming a full day's work for
a skilled weaver.
'The basket weaving art Is rapidly dying out
among the Nevada Indians. The younger
women, with tli.-ir government school education,
have not the patience necessary to learn. A
missionary who knows r h" Indians well told me
that the art •■•■ 111 di* with the si ore of old women
who are still strong enough to weave."
THE FI'XERAL OF TA l/l/.i \ F
AN ANCIENT CARTOON SERVES TO-DAY AS
A WARNING TO THE VOTI
To-day New-Yorkers are rejoicing In the >• 1
riddance of Tajnmanv control from affairs mu
nicipal, it may not be amiss, howevtr, '■> remind
■ ial Tammany '!•" :Kh buried oft, has
on Inconvenient way of coming to Ufa again unless
great ..ire is taken to keei> him dead. An Inter
esting photograph, which The Tribune la enabled
to publish through the courtesy of i»r. John Hern
don French, of No. <;: West Fifty-Ural -t . who
(,wns 'he original, -shows that as far back ns tSH
C..- citlsena were congratulating tbemselvea on
burying the old rascal: In the hope, dou tlesi
. ,t wo Id never rise to haunt their de
s. .11.1.1 tits.
Then, aa no* Tammany was the local repre
sentative of th.- Democratic party. The opposing
fore* was the Whig party. In th.- Presidential
,ampalgn nl 1836 the Equal Kluhts party, hoih.
times called the 1-ocofocos, «. branch of the
Demoeratlc party, became >■> disgusted with mu
nicipal porruvtion exlnting under Tammany rule
that on Election Daj November •".. tt broke loo.se
and joine.i the Whigs, defeating seven out of thlr
• :■:,■ Tammsnj nomineei f"' the Assembly
lurallty of . - otes In New-Tork *'u>.
four \. us before had gtven »■ Democratic
of 6,000. James Watson W« bb, Editor of
■•The Courier and Enquirer," a strong Democratic
organ, 1m represented aw th.- driver of the hearse
in which the corpse "f old Tammany is being ■ >rt
..i away for burial. The Otbera In the funeral
train are the defeated nominees and the ousted
TO SURPASS FORMER Hills.
The Arfon Society proposes tills year to give the
moat remarkable of its many remarkable annual
balls at Madison Square Garden on Friday evening,
February 7. The schemes for the decoratlona and
plans for the ballet unrt special (land's an- the
moM elaborate ever conceived for th<- affair. From
th- mam entrance the eye of the visitor will brt
dazzled by beaut an I ri"im ■s-'. Many caricatures
of local and national characters will be on view
any many pictorial alluslona to Interesting current
events national and international, will also be re
viewed. As usual, the principal feature of the
grand procession will l>e shown on monster floats.
Thla special part of the programme will excel all
former attempts, in the grand ballet, one of the
leading parta ol th.- nlght'a festivities, man:, ex
reedingly unique and effective Innovations will be
(J 1. //. OFFICERS INSTALLED.
The newly elect, d officers of Farnsworth Posl
No. 170, Ciaud Army of the Republic, were In
stalled by Posl Commander I> W. Lapham, assist
ed by Post Commanders James J Jenkins. William
Wilson. Jr., and Joseph l> Ferguson, on last Fri
day evening, in Grand Army Hall. Mount Vernon.
There w.-r.- representative* from posts In this city
and We tcbester county, the Associate Famsworth
Society, Sons of Veterans, and Spanish War \vi
erana present. The officers Installed were Henry
E. Rhoades commander; J 1.. I>. Hiker, aenli r
\ -ice-i crnni.n ler; Henry I^llly. Junior vlce-com
mander; Dr. J. <j. A. Hoiiister, surgeon; Nathan
Van Horsen quartermaster ; W. P. Sleigiit. adju
tant: Abraham Goodenough, offlcer of the day; E.
Gruby officer vi the guard, and c. w. Van Cort.
chaplain. A supper followed, with addresses bj
ex-Mayora Edson Lewis and E IT. Brush, Alder
man < 'ar I; ami Others.
.1 CONTEST i\ CHEFS' SKILL.
The thirty-sixth annual French Cooks' Kali will
be held at Madison Squar- Garden on Tuesday,
February 4. The Soctete Cullnaire Pbilanthropkjue
the benevolent association of French chefs of the
leading hotels, clubs, restaurants and private fam
ilies. ,i. -voies the proceeds of this ball to its
willows' and orphans' fund. In the afternoon,
from ! to •'-. aa exhibition is hold of ingenious and
artistic culinary creations produced by the mem
bera •■ r tbs society In ■ competition for suprem
acy. The creations are novel and startling even to
the of gastronomic circle?, and range from re
productions of buildings, bridges, memorial arches
and fantastic set pieces, composed of edibles from
base to tip, to smaller dishes from choice new
Cubes of various vegetabies are us»ed by th«
cbefs for tho production of mosaics and for brick
work in the construction of buildings and arches.
PREPARING FOR TEE FRENCH BALL.
The thirty-sixth annual French Ball, to be held
at the Madison Square Garden on Tuesday. Janu
ary 21, will. If plans and preparations are criterion?,
surpass any of the balls heretofore presented by
the Cercle Francaii de I'Harmonle.
Masked guests in fancy and grotesque costumes.
a monster ballet of beautiful French women, a
blaze of light and flashes of jewels and gold deco
rations, mingled with real flowers and gay bunting,
will effect a transformation in the vast Madison
Square Garden that will remind one of a fairyland
Or gorgeousness and frolic. Rehearsals for the bal
let of three hundred women are under way. The
Immense dancing surface of the Garden present*
ampl" opportunity for the ballet master to give
free rein to his skill and originality, and the one
who has been engaged for this promises a number
of new figures and dances. The costumes for th«
ballet will be entirely new In design and brilliant
In effect, made to harmonise with the decorations,
in which cold will be the principal body. -
LTFP] AT ATLANTIC CITY.
AUSPICIOUS OPENING OF NEW YEAH
A QUIET HOLIDAY HOTEL
Atlantic City, N. J., Jan. i (Special! The new
■war has opened auspiciously for Atlantic City.
The Chrtotmai .row.] has i>. • 11 largely augmented
by these who came here to spend New Tear's Day,
and there is ever) Indication of s steady Increase
In the number of each week's arrivals. While it is
still somewhat early to make predictions concern
ing next season, those who are considered Judges
say that with only the average Increase over the
present amount of business the coming season will
te of the best In the history of the resort
New Year's I'uv waa k>ri^nt and sunny, and
•omewhal 1 old for Atlantic 1 'ity. but the air waa so
Hn<- and bracing that the greater part of the In
■ ■ ta and visitors donned their r^rs :■.:;.! wraps
and spent ;i k 1 part of the day on the board
walk. The :iir was so clear that ships many miles
could be plainly seen with th>- naked
. .■ : . ; .,i only the horizon bounded the vlen of
■rho used glasses, The ocean throughout the
daj v. itlful nighl The wind pick. .1 up
, , f ...,.); « . . aa II brok< and bit m i' awaj
owd of spray Those "ho spi ■ ■ the h( llda;
by Hi.' shore had an opportunity to en
City at its I
Th«- holldaj was celebrated In a somewhat quiet
As usual, the new year wai ushered ii
with the blowing of whistles and tt;e Bring of guns
and pistols, hut the day itself was taken up mainly
with social events and general vtatttng. In the
afternoon the Driving Association held a wimber of
trotting tri.-ils on the beach, and ;i number of local
sportsmen attended shooting matches held at the
.■ Baj traps and at South Atlantic City.
The main ro.-Ui! event of the day was the 1
m of thi Brotherh lof Elks Talent
for the show was furnished entirely from membi r%
of th- order, and the house where the show waa
held was Ailed t.. 1)1. ■ doors with friends of the
amateur blackface comedians. The piers wen
visited by targe numbers of persons, who enjoyed
the •■!••'• i;>i programmes carried out In the course of
lh< day, and basketball games ii.-id on one or the
piers In the evening attracted those <i.-.oted to
n:i .Ww Tear's Eve c, lason Waters, of the
] i, .; >-| Windsor gave a •i : ri r : . : to :■ I, .mI.T of his
frlen N The affair waa one «>f the finest ever liven
i:i thla city The dining room was turned
K!..-ii bower by the us.- of cedar, holly and laurel.
Tables placed within the bower were elaborate!)
ii.- orated \ fountain wu the centrepiece of the
largest table. The menu Included the finest o1 the
season's dishes and wines of famous vl
Among those who were preseal were John w.
Shaw, of New-York: Morton W. Smith, of -
Island; A. J Nutting/, <>r Brooklyn: John .1 Bhreve
and B. I. Rotam, of Philadelphia; Judse v B
Endlrott and W. S Bltts. of New-York; W. .!
Busby. K. B. !■>>•. It. 1: <\ Pennlngton, Wiiil.uu
H. Ellison, James Elverson, Edwin Heineman,
I. W. Helmsley, Thomas Ma-ssey, John M. Camp
bell, Joseph l>>' Forest Junkln, Merle MMdleton,
Thomas J. Dickerson, James Flaherty, Lewis P
Scott, it Francis Bennett and U .1 McClarj of
Philadelphia; Edward May, of Boston; Mayor
Franklin B. Btoy and keur Admiral Mordecal
Endlcott, of Washington.
Mayor Stoy hns Darned the five commissioners
who win have the management of the new public
library which la to be Instituted In Atlantic City.
Among the numbei is Mrs. Allen B. Endlcott, wife
of Judge Bndlcott, who will represent th.- Woman's
Research Club, the organisation which was Instru
mental in developing the library project. Mrs
Endlcott has the honor of being the first woman
library commissioner appointed In this State, and
her appointment will probably establish s prece
dent wlii.-h may be followed with good results in
the appointment of such commissions In other
titles. The other members of th<- cdsamlttea are
al' men who have shown an active Interest In th*"
establishment ©I the proposed free library, and
there In every prospect that the library win s.h>:i
be established anil In working ord< r.
The Hotel Dunlop has changed hands, having
been sold by th.* <;r.-.-n estate to William 11 Stehle
This prop. ity has a frontage of GO feel on the
board walk .md runs back w> feet on Ocean-aye.
The amounl paid for the property has not as yet
been made public, but. as Green paid Iffft.flM for the
property when he purchased it. there is a likelihood
that it brought ioii.-hl<til)l> more at this sale. The
hotel proper will be run under the same manage
ment as at present, as the new owner bought the
property simply for Investment. A number of im
provements ami alterations will be made In the in
The Atlantic City Hospital has been the scene of
a number of romantic events, and It has come to
be considered a settled thing that the nurses should
be carried off as brides. The latest one of the hos
pital staff to be caught in the entanglements of
Cupid's web is Miss Nan Credle, the chief night
nurse. Miss Credle's engagement was announced
last week to S. C Broahan. a -prominent Southern
er. At that time It was said that the wedding
would take place in about a month, hut the bride
groom was Impatient, and the ceremony was per
formed in Philadelphia on New Year's Day. Mr.
and Mrs. Broahan are now enjoying a short wed
ding tour, after which they will go to their home
in South Carolina.
A large number of New-Yorkers have visited the
resort in the last week. Among them are the fol
Traymore- H. Hedge, Miss B. Hedge, Mrs. H.
Cohen. Miss B. Weinman, Miss R. Weinman, George
Luke. Jr.. L. R. Davis, Mrs. 1). Dtsscr, .1. Stern,
C. K. Vlsperlns. P. Stelnamn, Miss Princess, Mrs.
K. Davis, Miss G. Davis, it. V. Davis, D. H. Smith.
Mrs. B. I»wentha>. S. B. Levy, Louis S. Levy,
Herman Conhelm. Mr. and Mrs. I). Henry Smltn,
Mr. and Mrs. Stein. W. Weinman. Mr. and Mrs.
George Prankard. Miss Louis* I'rankard. Mr and
Mm. A. Starr. Mrs. K. Kelly Miss K. Kelly. Mr
and Mrs. R. Bloodgood, Master .1. O. Bloodgood.
Miss E. Bloodgood. Mr. and Mrs. J. Kuyelman,
Master Fred Kuyelman. Miss Marion Kuyelman,
P. <'nwn. K. Heller. Mr and Mr*. M. Crlsman. Miss
Schaeffer. Mrs. D. Maun. 1,. Schaefer, B. Harned,
Mr. and Mrs. P. Germond. A. Carroll. N. Jones. A.
r>e!l«"ns Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wolsterholm, Miss
E. Perry. T. A. Hayes. Miss Hayes, Morgan C.
Hayes, Mrs. L. I* Hayes, Mr. and Mrs. Goldsmith.
Mrs. 1* Gans. li. W. HinUe, Miss H. Hodae. R. J.
<Jo!dnmlth. W. R. Goldsmith. Mr. and Mrs. George
Tyson, K. TreadwHi, Miss K. -Master and Mrs. J
Brighton -Mr. and Mrs. H. c Williams. Putnam
A. Bates John C Bates. Mr* l». Munay. Miss
Munay, N. .1. Munay. Mr and Mrs. Alvin Bev
erage, Miss Margaret Shanlev. Miss S W. Cover-
Hhall. Mis* J. N i.'ollea. .1. B. Laapwod. Mr and
Mrs McClure. Miss Katherin« HcClure T S
llowali. Walter Hoffman. Herbert Knight, ii. V.
rownsend, H. A. Strong, Mr, and Mrs Harold
Jacoby A Blaok, Mrs. A 11. roemans, T P. Rlley,
A. P. MeClellen. Mr. and Mrs C. A. Richardson.
I H. Martin. H. K. Walkeredge. C. Derlith, Mr.
an. i .Mrs. Henry W. Evertes. S. .1 W. Towman. Mr
and Mrs v h. < .-, a ii Toemana K. Heed l-it
teii. John Greenville Bates. Andrew J. Carty, Ur
i". <iroi.ii Htul 1).- Forest Crescent
Isleswortn v Wlleman. Mr. and Mrs Max Oge,
'• W "ter, «' t'.orck. Mr and Mrs. Max Borek W.
T. Smith. i>. Bowen. I> Charles, U Levy, M Wink
ler. Marj Seilen. B. Sllvigiler, Mr and Mrs. Simons.
H Simon, jr. H. Simon. Mrs. U S Simon. Miss II
Slm«»n, I. Horscborn. Miss Roeder. Miss M Roeder
Mr. ami Mr- I. Isaac. Mr and Mrs. M Brumer.
Mr. and Mrs Rochester. Mr. and Mrs J..hn Rothe,
1. Passman, lames Passman. Mr. and Mrs. K.
UooUman. Mrs L. Hlrschborn, Miss i", Hirs.h
born «:..! Mr. and Mrs II Karr.
Arr moments have been cosapleted for the In
corporation of the Atlantic city Kennel Club, which
has been formed for the purpose of holding an an
nual bench Show in this city. The show will take
place ni the week preceding Plaster, the dates se
lected thla year bfinn Mirth M. 21. 2S and Z>. At i
beld yesterday, it w.-.s decided to hold
the show on tills date in |h« Marine Hall. or.
Young's I'i.r When SCOpei beaching arrarige
ments are made this place will furnish room for the
placing on exhibition of about a thousand dec*
The members of the club have decided !•• offer fin.
prizes for exhibitors, and in every Sthat way
possible will enileavor to make the Atlanti. City
show one of the best In the country. The names
of the officers of the club have not yet been an
nounced, but It is understood that they will Include
a number of New-Yorkers prominently connected
With per stock exhibitions and horse shows. Many
of the local members of the club ar.- those who
tone much to make the annual Atlantic City
Horse Show- a great success, and they will prob
ably be successful in making the bench show just
as mvi fa of a society event. The promoter of the
scheme is Thomas F Terry, formerly of New-
York, but now a resident of Atlantic City. Mr
Terry Is a member of the New- York Horse Show
Ass... iati..n. and is well known as a bench show
Haddon HalL -C. Bpagey, James Doughertv. H.
A DEVICI TO PBEVENT mi'KLTT TO HOR9SS.
!l irold. John DsiVMS, Mrs John Davles, Miss X «'
Rogers, Mr and Mrs. ,1. North, J. I'ukenning Mi.-s
China. I. Wrißht. jr. Mr. and Mr« H. Uaj X
Day, jr K. Dlvy, Florence D:vy M Stmißer Miss
B. Dun. lon. Miss I'lurey. William J. Wilson, Mr
and Mr< tl. Cumminßs. Miss J. ("ummin^s Mrs
John Day, Mr. and Mrs. .1. Day William Urome
nell. Miss T. C. Woodward. Mrs. X Williams and
Mrs. M. D Brune
Dennis W. S. Sch!e\ . E -Sullivan. E <>. S..v-r
man. Mrs. Tlnlng, Mr .:si Mry I' Williams,
'John Hoyt. Mr. and Mrs .). Dettinger Mr and
Mrs. W. Caurod, .Mr. and Mrs. iv Kopper, Mr. and
Mr- James Cropcey, A. H Borton, A. Kopper.
Mr W. C. Levings, R. C. Miller. Mrs Miller X
< - . Miller. Jr.. and Arthur Miller.
Luraj Mrs. A. M Ti.ii.cs. Miss Ada A Mur
tagh, Miss T. x. Mulrord. Mr and Mrs. Edward
1" Beach, Mr and Mrs. James Knott. Krincis \
Foi M' ..nd .Vrs J C. Hinkle. Miss jlayes. Miss
E, W. Wallace and Theodore Coe.
Chester Inn.— X. Hunter Mtes Ross A Hansel.
• ' Hanlys.de, Frank Alken. J. Ford. Sarah Bol
well. K. Selwyn. Charles Barron. T. Womley.
Blanche Kverson. «;. Morton Marie Powers X
Roberta and Mr and Mrs. 8. Franc.
Strand.— Charles Williams. \\ F. Wolfe, Mr. and
Mrs. Ro'.ierts. John E. King. W. Ingram. Mr and
Mr^ Thornton, Mrs. S. Douaghv Mr. md Mrs
William Ktad. R M. Farley. W. Wolf and N
Holmhurst. T. Weed. Mrs. T. Weed. Mi<«s E
Weed. A. Weed. H. Daniel Wehster. J Ksslg X
Leden. Mr. and Mrs. Julius Caryl. Miss Cox F
Cox, Jr., Mrs. S. Woodman and Miss J. B. Clark
Seaside Mr. and Mrs. H. Berg. W. T. Ingraham
Mr aid Mrs B. Carpenter, B. T. Daly. Mr and
Mrs M Hill. Mis? Vega. Miss Isabel Vega and Mr
and Mrs. Mayhew.
Shelburne. Dr. Josep> Forbes. Miss H X
Forbes. Mr and Mr«. B. Renson. Miss Benson Mr
and Mrs. T. P. Colley. Mr. and Mrs. William P
Haslett and Bdward Williams. »»am *-.
DRILLS OF Tilt: TW EXITS ECOSD,
The first battalion drill? In the 2->d Regiment for
this reason will begin to-morrow night, when Com
panies <• D. K. I and K. in command of Major
Hltchkln. will be on the floor. On Friday night the
2d Battalion, in command of Major Hart, con
sisting of Companies A. B. F. Ci and H will drill.
Company G win hold a stag entertainment to-mor
row nl£ht at HeaJei-'a restaurant.
XATCRALTST? AND HUMOR.
THEY SELDOM ENLIVEN THEIR DISCUS
■QHI OF PROFOUND TOPICS.
Chicago. Jan. « (Special).— Naturalists, close and
persevering students of the science which pertain*
to the organic forms of man animal and plant Utah
differ usually from other individuals in that they
cannot conceive why they should find any humor
In their professional specialties. They regard with
horror any Intimation that there i.« anything to
arouse risibilities In the studies th'v are pursuing
or the discoveries they are making. If by chance
In a demonstration before ■ class of students there)
Is any levity. It can safely be laid to one of the*
class whose mischief loving nature must find an
outlet either In burlesquing the mannerisms of thai
learned professor or in slyly playing a prank on
his more sedate classmates. Mirth rarely finds an
opening when morphologlsts, psychologists, zoolo
gists, botanists or other scientific men assemble for
business and discuss deep topics. Lawyers and
Judges, even when discussing some dry. knotty legal
problem, enliven their utterances with amusing
anecdotes regarding trials or pleas In courts. So.
too. doctors have laughable stories to tell about
their experiences In surgical or medical cases, and
some technical papers are frequently illumined by
the recital of the lighter incidents. The chemist
may have some curious results or mishaps in cer
tain experiments, and he will tell of these ami
enjoy the laughter he provokes, even if it Is at bis
Among the eminent scientists now attending th«
annual Convention of the American Naturalists*
Association at the I'nlversitv of Chicago little dis
position Is shown to enliven the reading and dis
cussion of papers on profound topics, hence the
gathering has little attraction for persona not
familiar with the sciences.
In the recess following a. morning session one of
the learned bacteriologists Indulged in a little light
talk with others of his class. They were Inspecting
an exhibit of Instrument.-. The professor, growing
reminiscent, told of a practical Joke he had played
on an esteemed member of the medical profession^
The latter did not believe in the germ theory ana
refused to pursue any study in that direction, hold
ing that it was all bosh. The more the bacteriolo
gist lnststed the more doubting the doctor became.
[>.Ie is no such din* as germs in tuberculosis.
1 vill not belief it." declared the physician, a native
of the Fatherland.
"Yes, but I have bacilli which I can show yon
under the microscope and prove my assertion,
replied the professor.
"Und Id baa bead und tail?" queried the doctor.
"Certainly. Come to my laboratory and I'll show
it to you."' said the bacteriologist. __
The doctor visited the laboratory and the scientist
shewed him the specimen under the microscope.
A peculiar looking, wiggling object with the head of
a monster and feathers sticking forth like the war
path headgear of a savage Indian was presented.
"Meln gracious! I'nd dot dins Is alive?" cried tne>
doctor. "No vender the germs can ravage a man's
lungs. I shall get me .i microscope at vonce."
Th»" doctor was converted to the germ theory.
but the wicked bacieriolojrlst failed to reveal to
him that the bacillus shown In the microscope was
rt common flea obtained from the body of the
scientist's pel house dog.
An instance of humor almost creeping into a
profoundly serious feature *ya* after Professor
Jacques Loeb. of the University of Chicago, read
his paper on the artificial propagation of lower
rms of life by use of sodium an other chemicals.
A young naturalist suggested experiments to propa
gate oysters by the same means, which would lessen
their cost and enrich the fisher of bivalves. But
he lost his airy demeanor when another unconscious
humorist hinted at a gigantic salt trust when pro
longlng human life by the saline process came into
vogue. Both were effectually squelched by the cold
stares and roM looks of the other physiologists,
and the comments on Professor Loeb a paper pro
ceeded on strictly technical lines.
A "SPEED .4Y/> STOP CHECK." *
as rxGENioca device that helps overbcr-
DENED HORSES AND THEIR OWNERS.
An Ingenious little device that is proving a boom
to overburdened horses and is bringing woe to
many a careless, dilatory or brutal driver Is to be
seen nowadays on the delivery wagons of many
Ug mercantile houses, breweries and trucking com
panies. In these days of sharp competition and
good wages it is essential to the success of large
business enterprises that the greatest possible ser
vice be obtained from men and horses alike, but
wise employers, who take pride in their handsome
delivery animals and pay tidy sums for stanch
horseflesh, find no economy In overworking their
draught animals. But try as they would, the man
agers of many business concerns having fifty or a
hundred or more horses found it almost an Im
possibility to place the responsibility for abuses
until the "speed and stop check." or indicator, of
which there are several patterns, came Into the
market to aid the work of the Bergh society, de
livery superintendents and stable bosses.
Now. if Fritz or Patrick stops at his favorite
saloon to play a game of pinochle with his cronies
and then compels his horses to make up the lost
time afterward. It is all Indicated on the -speed
■ and stop check. modelled after the fashion of the
cyclometer of bicycle fame. The indicator la
about the shape of an ordinary alarm clock, with a
face about five inches across and divided by mm!
! ute and hour lines. A clock hand moves continu
i (\:s\y. but another dial is so arranged that It
records only while the wagon moves stamping each
j quarter mile as it is wheeled off. The indicator is
, attached to a roar wheel, and if a driver stops the
1 time hand goea on - hut the distance marker does
! •'"'■ With the number of miles travelled th. Tim«
! consume,! and the stops all Indicated, it is easy for
, the employer to tell at a glance if his horses hav<»
rut: PRINCESS was CAUGHT.
Frcm The Youth's Companion.
*£ n ,f, n £ rtah ?. lnß st , orv c °™«» from the French
Alps of Dauphiny. relating the futile effort* of the
ferv^or 5 ,^ ' r "- v - . w!l ? K d^ired to enter tb. monas
1 1 y of the Gn * n . de Chartreuse, a habitation from
which women tors are rigidly excluded
The tor runs that the princess dressed herself
in boys clothes, and accompanied her husband to
the institution. The gates were opened to them
and the prince sent his card to the father superior
by a a fr!*nd. tO ' lh " he m *^omplnled\
.u Ju 5 t iSf. thty were about la make the round or
the building, the word was received that the father
would like, to see the prince and "his friend^
i Going upstairs, they were received by the. smiling
monk, who cordially invited them to join him lS
an appetWng luncheon. The princess endeavored
to make the best of the situation, but she was not
put any the more at her ease by the fact tiiai
the monk kept gazing sharply at her
At last he exclaimed suddenly. "Catch It rounr
man!" at the same time throwing at her a laram
pear The princess was startled, and thrown
completely off her guard, made a feminine motion
to grab up h-r skirt, the absence of which she
overlooked In her confusion.
■rrTnf n «.ri I v.tl* ther stopped smiiine. and said, with
"I beg your pardon, madam, but women urn not
allowed In the monastery. I must ask you to waft
outside until the prince has finished his inane •-
And outside she, had to go, th«» reverend fathar
r>owing her irora taa room, -with most »!»>"■"» * . ,
»olltene»*. ■" l|
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