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Li4 > tI i 2 THE SUN SUlfaAY APRIL A P RIL 18 190i I 4 l
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III t T THE ECDlFFERE DIFFERENCE CE IN BOSTON BOSTONor
J It ItXOTE
XOTE OT or 1 rniVLL rnr ur en CtnLES CtnLESt CUt CUtI IILES IILESBtTVLL
I i t BtTVLL D1 Tr MOMIb MOMIbPolite IOtJlII IMOMISu1
u1 I t1 t1iUl
jt1 Polite tonrtuetor flood rlOOdTh Tlilnss ThIn Inl1 to Fat Katand 1atd Fatnil
iUl d J and nil an Imprudent Young flUfl Wonrln WonrlnHotel ioflitfl ioflitfl1IotqI I II
I i Hotel UeplnR ft Nrar Niariii car Uoston lIostonn lIostonnfl An AnOutdoor
iii If fl Ol Outdoor or llrrakrasl and Supper r Ditto DittoDid Dittolid
1 Did you u ftvir eat at a RoHton fish chowder chowderIn
c i In Boatou1 eroIl Thru fh you nlJ Know how happy happyI happI
I xa a u Vhen tJlln T hart one IIU ytHtorday ytHtordaySlveiJT Ylnterdarteii
1 i SlveiJT twA IOTW Jcv r of f good things owes it to tohinvwll tof toi
f i 1 h hinvwll mJlll to go tu Boston at least once a ajear IIi air
ir i jear far aijj 3pdt1at flat a lx 1101 > wl of fish fishcI chowder chowderI
ir cI f I want wtlt it to tob be lii underntood IIncloltl d that I will willjoin willlij I Ilif
lif lij join any I1n New EW orlttr in sniffing at Boston Bostonbaked Rostoni I3ostonji1
r ftt baked beans They I hoy are a miserable and andgooey andt
9 t fI J gooey go4 ooe snbMitutn bIt hulo it ilto for New ow York baked bakedbeans bakedr
r 1 f beans put but Boston fish flh chowder would wouldhave wouldI
I I I have mpde ffiI 1c old man Saarin and the other otherFrench otherI otherh
h I French gentleman named Vatel utter utterI I Itroll
I
I h troll ell brpd b d whoops of joy jO jOHulled joyIufld I IiHultad
Hulled coin LOI fl und milk is h another Boston Bostont i idftlicacy i idtillC8cy
t dftlicacy that does do something moro than thant i iBlavo I I8Iaf
t Blavo off hunger but it haunt t the tonal tonalcharm tonalcharm tonalihaTrn
charm pf of p Iho delicately white chowder chowdergome chowderBom ChOWIOrSomA
SomA day they will take the sacrerfcod sacrerfcodfish sacred cod codfieh ¬
1 k fish fronj f its place in tho State House and andraakoUink andmt1ko andrnakoltinto
raakoUink mt1ko Ulnto > fish 1 lh rhowdar r and then the thesacredcodfish theeacred theF
F sacredcodfish eacred odflshvdll will feel that he did not notdie notdie notdi
die di In jiiin jiiinWejrp in inW
W Wejrp rapt apt to think that anything new newto newoue newto
to oue ue u npliced ticet for the first time in na a strange strangecity 8trangecity strangecity
city ii peculiar In that city and when whenthe whenthe whenthe
the young opngwoman woman who Fat near nearme me in the theireetaurant thelreetaunnt theretaurant
ireetaurant ordered a lobster salad sand sandw sandwtcb sandwtch
wtcb w ch I felt feltthM that it was an aid to dyspepsia dyspepsiathat
that Nnw York bad not yet put on the themarket themuket theniarket
market but I may bn mistaken mistakenIt
It was ae good to get back to Boston again againandto againsud againandto
andto sud to feel that t ha t I was once more in in the thecity thecity thecity
city of the t polite conductors conductorsvFor conductol8For
vFor For Instance I asked the conductor of ofai ofad
ai 1 ad fe1ectrlo electriciinvpr ectric never trolleys in Boston Bostonyouknow Bostonouknowif Bostonouknnwif
youknow ouknowif if ho know at what time a cer certain cerhll cerlain ¬
lain hll train left a certain station stationYou stationh
h i You Y cu can imagine the answer of a New NewTiork Newi Newt
t York or conductor to a 1 similar request requestAhl requestA
A i Ahl t Do > o yo tinkjl am Information InformationThe
t The Boston conductor said politely pohtolyjni politelyntfinc
1 jni ntfinc m find out in a minute and when he hebad hebad her4
r4 bad etn < H > n an old lady off th thlt car C < lr and up a aflight a1lh aU
U flight 1lh of f front step and had got her call calls callingcari
J lngcard c rd out of her card case for her he hecame hetome hecamfto
s came camfto to tome tpe and pulling a time table out outiof outJor
4 iof liSpocket fife pocket looked up my train and told toldtea toldme toldl
l tea me Just when hen it would leave leaveNorout leaveWout leaver
Norout No Wout out of kindness to him I may have haveexaggerated haveexallerated haveexaggerated
r exaggerated his politeness a 1 little bit bitbut bitb bitbut
b but t he certainly did find out when my mytratnfclnfir myJtnbCt myfr1tv1fL
tratnfclnfir fr1tv1fL and am Boston conductor
flroiiufjiave i > > e done the theomme theomme1fAmar tI same sameWjniay sameWinia
1fAmar Wjniay resent Boston superiority superiorityrotting superiorityot superioritytnoThi
rotting tnoThi ot how humble we New Yorkers Yorkersjjrm Yorkerft
jjrm ar ft Mncorning T zicomini < 0mln the merits of our own ownwo ownt owncify4it
t cify4it ijt t wo 1o must ut bo just Boston cer cerHS ceraln cerl
l klntstlm aln lie HS tfmo r rto to be polite politet11 v vhaVd
1 t TthaVd lh haVd tome i me primitive hotels down downway downIfJt
L t11 IfJt etway way They also have them th around maroundand aroundNewTork aroundand
and pw New NewTork + York but when a man travels travelsrom traelsil travelsawa
awa il troni rom homo he learns more about aboutls
j d di5411hotels t fuhot ls than a lifetime of residence residencenearVNew residencemMn residencej1
mMn j1 aWndarNew nearVNew rJ ew York will ever teach teachhim teachhlm teachhim
him about ut metropolitan mE op lltan hostelries hostelriesT
i T ll I liId r idbuslness tj business in a little town not fifty hftyrnileffrom fiftymUesffrom fiftyr
r > rnileffrom Boston and wlen I alighted alightedi
i i fomitini romrtl1e e train 1 asked a cab C < lb driver if it itteethe itJ
J 1 wasfvjthe s < itoothe teethe hotel hotelAwas hotelaS hotel3wat
Awas 3wat aS his astonishingly honest honestJust honesttaitSw honestb
b taitSw ans R Just walk up this ttreot to the thetop thetOp thetop
top ojth JhhJU bill and there you are
1 t 1 T 1 i KfjjH gwd g 1 at a him in amazement Last Lastmontjrabeing Last1m Lasti
i 1m montjrabeing mont cbeing ink in a Vermont town I asked askedA
t A sitar EJ r Question of a cabman and he heeaid heiiu heaaid
iiu eaid Sll 3l drive you there for a quarter quarterI
1 < iBibft hbedinto b d < Kinto lnto the cab and was just justt JustlrihfJctofe just1ihctof
lrihfJctofe 1ihctof t of setting tting my grip on the floor floorOpened 8001iJ1 floori
i whens iJ1 rfi Opened the door and said Here HereHe Herea Hereai
a ai He i had brought me a block blockwa3 blockC
v C Tjt Tfi t was eai3r ea < > y money said I as I Iiliandgdhitn IJ I1l
1l iliandgdhitn J aniilf hlm the quarter quarterS quarterQfit quartersn
S sn jhp of Qfit it comes easy and some ol oljit att ott
jit t l cojflfea cotz of hard laid he and I thought thoughtthat thoughttti thoughtthat
that tti t fwrbans t bape a number of us could sub subHcribauathat subliCIu subi
i Hcribauathat liCIu > Ift that dictum dictumBuKthis dIctumB dictumButthis
BuKthis B lhis other cabman did not want wantto wanti9 wantF
F to i9 tajfeT t take my iriy money so I walked the few fewatepayo tewte fewj
j i atepayo te the hotel and went into the office officeet officee officetbend
et e t tbi tbend nd of tho hall hallThBTO hlIlr hailthrnwas
r ThBTO thrnwas was no one there hut a lounger loungervrhoiSJald loungeIwholiild loungerT
T vrhoiSJald who saId that h he < guessed Mr Ir Emerson Umersonbad EmersoaIJldiq Emersonc
c bad IJldiq jon 11J up to Boston BoitonI
I wais w glad to tohenr hear it as there is i nothing nothinglikc nothingtike nothinglike
tike fiLvel favel vel for enlargms the t e mind but butITTa butJ buti
i J ITTa Teairave1 travel rael stained and < v wIshed to settle bettlepwi tetUedflWD settleI
I down pwi pwiI in a room roomI
I I v w f aited ted some five minutes and then I Ietnickn Itrit II
I etnickn trit J hand bell bellcame bellNng bellI
I Nng came of it but bu I the pleasant pleasantKfr
L u0ls u0lsI te tei Kfr
i > I jacked cked ed up a magazine and read an ant annterq anil
I i il intertiog nterq te tiog iD article about President Taft Taftas TaCta TaftrJi
rJi t as a a agolf Coif Jf player 11 1 I gave me more r 111 < 11 reet reetbOthfCrtha rectII eel eelbothfor
II bothfor bOthfCrtha tho game and anc ancflor for the President PresidentSbut PresidentdmtJt4id Presidentibtitit4id
ibtitit4id Sbut dmtJt4id jidid nol notfind find me a room roomj roomTI roomIT
IT Tfyjijt chance reading of a fugitive fugitierticfirJnay fugitivearti fugitiveirt1clfliay
j arti rticfirJnay ai result in my m taking up golf golfVnhlcftfenly golfwilcfiinlyshow8 golftwliicttbnly
Vnhlcftfenly wilcfiinlyshow8 shows how careful one should shouldib shoulrit
i I irbe t ib trellis i iiliis li reading unless tie Ie is absolute absolutelantjjr RIJ5olutehuit abolutmhis
huit lantjjr of his own volition volitionTni volitionfor volitionFf
Ff for Tni Thinuising J jamiwing mlJ ng tale of the golf player playeriwbojtnadethe playerdl player1wbllIwIdf
1wbllIwIdf iwbojtnadethe boltund the remark to President Taft Taftwas Taftt4 TaftI Taft1lthatjlr
I dl t4 thtilf was 1is uplifting and then happen happens
I i S f ting < i irig tb7tni > s A I htrok rok > j used w e1 H handy hand string stringTf BtringIi
1 Ii of Tf ikdii that called forth the wioh on onthe onthe
1 the part i rt t of Taft that he had known the thnre theJ thep1ayibefore
J i pawZ p1ayibefore fore > re he was uplifted was bet betasi Betif
i if I la 1 1iu asi rJ4QftlJr < l T aiwr ten or fifteen minutes reading readingand readingj
j and nfJifieI1T jfien T Attacked Itta < kellhe the bell with assiduity assiduityad a > liduityI
i i 1f r lUId ad ijjfchotcf tba hotcrrl1n rang with itsethooB itsethooBIhlfbrmightawoniin Its echoes ecboesj echoesui
j ui I g Ihlfbrmightawoniin hl brl lghl8 woman from tho kitchen kitchenWiBtt kitchenI
I 1 < a WiBtt S h do you rant rantII asked ked she in some someIlSfant somerlUmff someiurr4te
rlUmffi rlUmff iurr4teIwant
IlSfant Iwant l tint to register aid < I humbly humblyt humbly4j1
i r 1 answered she shekod sheIt she1tc
t 4j1 V all 1I theres tho book
1tc It 1 kod azidwent d rant back to the kitchen kitchenI kitl on onI
I J I Tj7nowthatTiad TJjiljh 1ti now that I had registered reuter > d and had hadSslaB hadI had1n
1n I f i iI5It2d SslaB sle d myself to a room and and had given givenrajEfflf givenjii Iven Iveni
i jii i l rajEfflf I11r5 a gcn generous roux tip but I didnt think thinkof thinkof
of Itjs it > > tbo time urn urnImcrebmuo
1 1 Iri Imcrebmuo rAorely rel mado m l1CltJthO the place HO o noiy in my myt
f 1 111 t 1t it s iui l + i iniiii n I1 iiXITEfl IN Ij n OF OFV f fa opJ opIN
a J IN V IllS
manipulations of the little gong that th thlounger thloungeI thlounger
lounger lounged out outI outThen outThen
Then some ono came and told me 111 tha tliaMrs thaIrs thaI
I
Mrs Irs Emerson i merson would bo down soon Boonand soonand soonand
I
and I felt as if 1 were mak ing an af aftornool aftornoolcall tornooicall
call and then it was not hard to wait waitIn waltIn wattIn
In course of time Mrs irfl Enorson nor on die diicome diei docome
i come down downSand and when I saw her gown gownI gownrealized
I realized why it had taken hor sonic tim tunto timlto timto
to mako her toilet and Mr 11 Umorsoi Umorsoiin
in Boston so he coulunt button hor in inhho Inhe inShe
She he apologized for keeping mo wait waiting walting waiting
ing nnd I asburod her with tusy m mn mndlchy loondachy n ndaci
daci dlchy y that I was only too glad to wait waitus
us tlwro was nothing ohio to do do and tim tliaI
I hud amused myself by playing on tin tinmusical thmusical thumusical
musical instrument instrumentI
I was assigned to my room and went wen1out wenlut wentout
out ut to find the man whom I had com convto comto cornuto
to see snoWhen SOOWhen S
When I found him I learned that it hac hacbeen hacbeen liarbeen
been expected I would bo bohls his guost am amhe lUllhe anthe
he would not hear of my staying at th thhotel thlhotol thuhotel <
hotel He would sond home one dowt dowtthere dowrthlro dowithere
there for my grip gripNow gripXow gripNow
Now as I had spread my belongings al alover alover alover
over tho bed and had also washed my fac facand facRnd factand <
and both botho of my hindn using n 1 porfctlJIsood porfoctlj porfoctljgood porfectlygood
good towel I felt thrjt t it would ho bottei botteifor bettolor botteiror
for or me to go to the hotel and explain ox plain tli tlimatter tIltmatter tlimatter <
matter to tho Mrs Jr Emerson whoso hits hitsband hn hnband tInsband
band was spending thp tli h afternoon aftrll1 1 u uBoston it itoston iiBOStofl
Boston BostonHow BOStoflHow oston ostonHow
How history repeats itself itselfWhen itsllfWhen itselfVhen
When I reached tho hotel it was the thesacred tilesacred thsacred
sacred hour of supper and I could smell emolboiled smollboiled smellboiled
boiled scrod scrodThat sorodThat scrodThat
That is another dish that New York Yorkknows Yorknows Vorhknows
knows nothing about I began to bE bEsQrry besqrry b bsorry <
sQrry that I was not going to oat at the thehotel thehotel thehotel
hotel because if ifyou you cant got fish chowder chowdniboiled chowdtHboiled chowderboiled
boiled scrod makes a good substituto substitutethat
that is if it has but lately l been > e m Uk taktlJ taktlJfrom takecfrom E Efrom
from its mother No fish is improved by
being too long out of its native element elementI
I went to the hotel office There WIrE werseveral WIrEeveral were8earal
several loungers there now and I asked askedone askodone askedone
one of them if he knew where Mrs Emer Emerson ¬
son was wasOh wasNOh wasOh
Oh shes around tomowhere Iomewh re Just Justring Justring Justring
ring that bell bellGladly bellGJadly bellGladly
Gladly I rang rang the bell this time not notpettishly notpettlshl notpottishly
pettishly > but politely and Mrs IIB Emerson Emersoncamo
came C < out of the kitchen kitchenT
I axplamed what had happened ha pponoo to me mothat methat methat
that I had boon expected but that they had hadmissed hadmillBM hadmissed
missed me at the station and that I was WIISto wasto wasto
to be the guest of Professor Profe or X XHow XHow XHow
How much do I owe you ou asked I ILike JLike 1Like
Like a French bluestocking hluet cklng replying replyingto
to some some wise w 1le remark of the lato Benjamin BenjaminFranklin BenjaminFranklin llenjnnrinFranklin
Franklin Mrs Emerson Eme on said w with ith dignity <
Nothing at all It is all right rightI
I suppose she liked bell ringing and I
felt that my little gratis performance performancehad
had liquidated any debt 1 might other otherwise otherwise otherwise ¬
wise have imposed upon myself by cleans cleansing cleansing cleansing ¬
ing my hands in her basin and drying dryingthem dryingthem dryingthem
them on an Emersonian towel towelNow towelNow towelNow
Now in this she was very different from froman
an innkeeper up in the neighborhood neighborhoodof
of Northampton NorthamptonI
I had gone up there to attend a college collegeperformance collegeperformance collegeperformance
performance and registered at what we wewill wewill wewill
will call the Harriet Martineau Hotel Hoteli
i in order to disguise it itThere itThere itThere
There f had performed a few ablutions ablutionsand
and had gone out to call on a literary literarylion
lion who wo in the habit of roaring roaringquietly roaringquietlyand quietly quietlyand
and otherwise behaving like a tellre tellret sellrespecting
I t pecting > citizen citizenHe citizonI citizenHe
He met me on the way wa to his house houseand hOl1l1eand houseand
I and grasping my hand said My I dear dearfellow dearfellow dearfellow
fellow I am glad gladto to see you You are aregoing arogoing
going to put up at our house houseI
I
1 explained my little penchant J > for forregistering forI forregistering
I registering reg 6terinl at hotels hotelll80 so us to spread my myautograph mrautopraph myautograph
autograph around as much as possible possiblePeople pOliiblePeopl PoasiblePeopte
People who cant afford to hae u copy copycan COPcan copycan
can go go to the hotel and look at it there therejust therejust therejust
just as a man who cant afford to buy buyyour buyyour buyyour
your book goes to a Carnegie library and andgets andgels andgets
gets it for nothing nothingHe nothinHe
He was intent on being hospitable hospitablenothing hosplUlblenothing hospiteblenothing
nothing would do but I mu must t blot my myname myI myname
name from the register registerHe recisllrHe
I He went back to the hotel with me meand meand meand
and explained to the lanky lank and very vel velXew veryNew
1 New England proprietor that I had made madea
a mistake and had intended coming to tohis tohouse tohis
his house that t th the homeynevi of the thnhotel th thhoter thehotel
hotel had deceived dcce fd me and that I had hadI hadIreghtered hadregistered
I registered through force of habit habitHow hahiHow habithow
How much do o 1 00 you asked IL < ked I Iat Iat Iat
at this < < point pointDid pointoVid pointi
i Did yer er wash asked he heYes heYes heYes
Yes I did answered 1 honestly honestlyWell hontl hontlWell honestlyVell
Well Ill be five cents for the soap soapsaid soapsaid soapsaid
said he heI hehelpcd
I helped this years profits and took my myvalise myvalise myvalise
valise from his hostelry hostelryi
i But to return to Bostons vicinage vicinageWhen vicinageWhen
1 When I left my Jernoy home for Boston BostonI
I was wa < in such a hurry hurl to catch my In trolley trolleythat troll trollthat trolleythat
that a member of my household had to toI
I I follow me out on the piazza pia < Zll with ith a cup of ofi
i i roffeo in order to induce roe to take just justI justenough
I enough of it to burn my III tongue tonguei
i That was my breakfast breakfastAs
I As I was leaving tho little lit tI town town that thatexemng thateening thatevening
evening having what they the call lectured lecturedi > d dI
i to a group roul of intellectual uBI young women wOIJIlnI
1 in lycpum circles a lecture is any anything anything
I thing that is not a concert or a prayer prayerI prayermeeting
I I meeting I wa followed on my way to tothe tothe
the trolley that was to take me to the thenearest theI
I nearest town that boasted of railroad lailroidI railroadtrains
I trains at that time of night by b a young youngman youngman un unman
man bfirinR b arillr a i pitcher of mill and a R glasu glasuThe h1 h1Th im imTh
Th The chairman thought that p Irhap IrhapI rhaps I II
I you would liU like ° something to drink after afterI
I your talk said ho hoI h hI
I I thanked him kindly and Petting Iettill my mygrip III IIII mygrip
grip on the sidewalk I had a late suppor supporoutdoors Ruppcroutdoor stpperoutdoors
I outdoors just an I I had had an early break breakfast breakfast ¬
fast fastI I
I I left Boston Bo toll on On 0 the midnight train tramand trainand trainand
and at that moment there were hundreds hundredsof
of Puritanical Bostonians and thousands thousandsof
of the other kind sobbing o binjt thwrnnplves ti tisleep t tsleep tO tOsleep >
sleep because Oscar Haminenttein had hadbeen hadheen hadbeen
been forbidden by the Mayor to produce produceSalome produceSaloml produceSalome
Salome SalomeBut SalomeBut
But they had Jeffries so intellect is isstill isstill isstill
I still rampant in the pleoinnt old city
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e IENDOFTHEPELLTREATYOAK IENDOFTHEPELLTREATYOAKjir 1 END OF THE PELL TR TREATYOAK TREATYOAKS TJO K KI KIr
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11 jir Ir ir Alir THE FIRST SVBVRBAtt SVBVRBAttIIKAL
mIL ESTATE DE4L DE4LIndrr DE4LI
I
I Indrr It Thomas Thorn Fell Bought a Large LargePart LargeS
It Part of rstphrstcr County ountYIoorn From the theIndians theIndians
1 Indians In 1O34 IO 4Dlown mown Uown After Aftera rter rtera
a Lire UxtendltiR Over Centuries CenturiesAfter CenturtelUteI CenturteAfter
After taking tho blows of the elements elementsfor el elementsfor ments mentsfor
for several hundred years ears the old Poll Polltreaty Polltnnly Polltreaty
treaty oak in Polham Bay Park tumbled tumbledover t mbledover
t over a month ago the victim of a gale galaand galeand galeand
and there remains now nothing but ut an anold anold anold
old stump to mark tho th spot JlpO where it is isbelieved Isbolieed
t believed the first Westchester Vestch ster real estate estatedeal estatedeal
3 deal was put through two and a half hahcenturies halflcnturies halfcenturies
centuries ago agoIt agoIt
I It was under the leafy shade of the old oldtree oldItee
I tree that Thomas Pell negotiated this thislittle thislittle thislittle
little real estate deal ptandlng there therewith thereI i iwith
I with a few companions who had liadjourneyed liadjourneyedwith journeyed journeyedwith
with him from Connecticut white the thesachems thesachems
1 sachems inspected I gravely his l is collection collectionof
j of l bead > blanket and gunne and anddecidcd anddecided nd nddecided
decided that they the wero worth a large part partof I
of what is i now Westchcater Wetitche ter county countyTho count countj
j Tho bicaoiin took too the blankets and the thebeads t thebeads e ebead
beads mil Pell tool tU l the mil 1 1l1 estate He Howas HeI
I was thus apparently tho first speculator speculatorin I
in suburban real estate and pretty sup successful supci8sful suecesaful ¬
cessful nt that for thoae tho times timesTho timesTho timesI
I Tho old tree under which Fell is sup supposed SlIppo supposed ¬
posed po ed to have driven his bargain with withtho wlththo withthe
tho Indians lIrl nns in 1C1I made inane a valiant fight fightfor fightfOI fughtfor
for lift in III the two centuries and a half halfthat halfthat halfI
I that have since passed Decapitated DClaJ > ltated and anddismembered allddhnnembered andI
I dismembered a good many generations generationsago g > nerationsag
ago ag > it defied the attempts ofthe fthe elements elementsto
to cjmplcte its destruction lIe trucI olI and with its itsdays itsI itsdays
I days hot seelluingly > nilngly done for it surprised all allthose aUthoo allthorun
those who watched it in recent r ccnt years by byputting byputtin byputting
putting out new branches to be covered coveredwith ceredwith coveredI
I with green leaves each spring lute the theyoungsters Iheyoungsters
L youngsters around it It seemed to he bemaking hemaking hemaking
making another attempt to a grow and andreassumo andreassumo andreassutno
reassumo the th place it once had as a mon monarch monarch inonarch ¬
arch of the primeval wilderness wildernessA
A few fe years > > ar ir3 < l ago some of the patriotic patrioticsocieties patrioticocleties patrioticsocieties
societies > decided to do what hat they could couldto
to preserve it nnd at their expense they theyerected th theyerected y ylrected
erected an iron fence mound it but this thisdid thisdid
did not suffice < to keep off the vandals vandalsLast vandalsList andalsLast
I
Last fall somebody somchl > dy built a fire t re near it itand Itand itand
and it roared up the hollow trunk That Thatfiro ThAtfire Thatlire
fire ended the old trees tree fight There Therewas
k kwas
was no more life in it after that and with withit ith ithits itliits
its it trunk scorched andits new branches brancheswithered brnnchewithered brancheswithered
withered it fell an easy victim to t one of oflast oflast oflast
last months storms taking takln part p rt of the thefence thefence thefence
fence with It as it fell fellIn fellIII fellIn
In recent years with the iron fence fencemarking fencemarking ence encemarkinjt
marking its nobility the old tree has ha been beenvisited beenvisited beenvisited
visited by byrnany many who have seen it in pass
Ins along the Eastern Boulevard It stood stoodoty stoodory stoodory
ory a short distance back from t tie > ie road roadon
on the grounds of the old Bartow > < ice icenow 100now icenow
now a hoapl ho plt m for t crippled children childrenThat chiIdreuT childrenThet
That T 11it it was wa no common tree tr < c one could couldeasily couldeallil couldeasily
easily eallil tell from its size Its diameter sev several several soycml ¬
eral feet above the ground was over three threofeet threefeet threefeet
feet and the stumps of some of Its mighty mightybranches mightybl1lnches mightybranches
branches twenty f feet et or more from the theground thegrollnd theground
ground were two fwt through throughSawed throughSawed
I Sawed off of fresh these stumps showed showedso
so many m ny rings that It was hopeless to toascertain toascertain I Iascertain
ascertain its ago by any such method methodOnce methodOnce methodOnce
Once the Park Department tried it but butthe butthe butthe
the man who essayed to count the rings ringsfirst ringsfirst ringsfirst
first trying to distinguish them gave gaolt gaoltlip it itup itup
up in despair They have part of this thisenormous thiscnormous thisenormous
enormous branch preserved pI 6e1ed up in Com Commissioner Commissioner Cornmissioner ¬
missioner Berrys office now so that any anyone anyone anyone
one who wants to try it can do so soThe 110The soThe
The tree experts of the park have haveguessed haveguessed haveguessed
guessed at its age at anywhere from 300 300to 300to 300to
to GOO years How many years its trunk trunkhad trunkhad trunkhad
had been hollow nobody knows too for hol hollow hollow hollow ¬
low it was and one could climb up to totho tothe tothe
the very top of the huge cylinder cylinderI
I In tho case of a good many trees treessupposed treessupposed
supposed su posed to t mark historic spots there therehave thorehae therehave
have been some who hove had doubts as asto asto asto
to tho authenticity of the old oak and its itaconnection itsoonnection itsconnection
connection with the Poll treaty treat but near nearit nearIt nearit
it are arti some of the graves of Pells descend descendants descendants descendants ¬
ants and if there is anything in the legends legendsof
of that part of Weatchestur the old tree treesaw treesaw treesaw
saw the bargain driven drivenA
A short distance to the southeast from fromwhero fromwhero fromwhere
whero the tree < stood Is the old Itartovr Itartovrmansion lIartovmansion Itartowmansion
mansion and behind b < blml this is tho Pell Pellgraveyard PellRraveyard Peltgraveyard
graveyard containing six nionsgrown nionsgrowntombstones mORBgrowntombstons mosegrowntombstones
tombstones They arc the graves of Pelts Pellaborn Pellsborn Peltsborn
born years after the man who decided to totake totake totake
take a chance on MYeatcheater We tit cheater real estate estatedescendants pSUltedescendant estatedescendants
descendants who no doubt came to re respect respect respect ¬
spect their ancestors judgment and were wereglad wereglad wereglad
glad of his shrewdness The oldest oldesttombstone oldesttombttone oldesttombstone
tombstone bears lars the inscription Here HereLyes HereLyes llereLyes
Lyes liec seo Poll D Dee 24 4 No 17l 17lAt 17At 171At
At a time when mot men were thinking thinkingof
of hewing their own homelands out of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the wilderness old Thotnan Poll apparently apparentlywas
was animated by the same object which whichtoday whiehtoda whichtoday
today toda leads many a man to invest in inproperty Inproperty inproperty
property above The Bronx He didnt didnfwont didntwant didntwant
want a home ho bought land to sell sellThat sellThat ll llThat
That Jell was the original ori lnlil speculator speculatorin
in Westchester real estate in borne out outby outby I Iby
by hisory hili ry One of the histories of West Westchester WestcheshH Vestchester
chester county says of him himPell himPell hirnlell
Pell himself does not even appear to tohave tohave tohave
have beconin a resident of Westchester WestchesterHe
He evidently regarded his purchase as asa asa asa
a real redi estate speculation selling his lands landsinparcels landsin landsinpacels
inparcels in parcels at first to small private indi individuals indiiduals mdividuals ¬
viduals and later to aggregations of ofenterprising ofenterprislnjt ofenterprising
enterprising men menA me menA 1 1t
A t good many similar deals d als have been be n
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THE PELL TREATY OAK IN PELHAM BAY PARK BEFORE IT WAS BLOWN BLO N DOWN I
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HIS iii i ST sT4iTiN > T4flT 1 INL INLi Lift LiftHard LIFIHard
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Hard Headed Man Doesnt Uo nt Know lUirther lUirtherto
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to ttrltmte It to Uitk Iut or Not NotI
I dont dOIl t behevn in luck said a man now nowreputed nowreputed nowreputed
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reputed to be lj many man > times a millionaire millionaireand
and reported rlporteclalo also to bo very hardheade hardheadebut I Ihut
but if I did I should think there wa > at atleast atloa atleast
least loa t a trace t rac of luck in the th way wa I got ol rny rnystart 1II 1IIstall mystart
start in life iiI for I didnt run what Ive got gotI gotlip
I lip from a phrwstring hn > MrilJjt I didnt have ha ye 0 ID IDstart t tstart tostrict
start on BO much nluIcuis as a shoestring IIhoe lrin tip tips tipA tillAs
A As s a 1 matter of fact I was a small hoy hoywoiking hoyorkin boyworking
working orkin in II grocery store for tJ s a week weeksweeping wokfwepin weeksweepingouittiiestoruandworking
sweeping sweepingouittiiestoruandworking outt thtMtoroHmd lieutort and working around aroundand aroundan1 aroundand
and running errands nnd end delivering deliveringgrocery doliverinpgrocer dolivoringgrocery
grocery orders with a handcart No Noextra NoIxtn1 Noextra
extra bright rosy prospects in that and I Idont 1dont Idont
dont think 1 over guve gaveany l1ve any particular particularthought particularthought articularthoulJt
thought to fortune at that time anyway anywayI
I just got up at half past oclock in inth inthmomln the thomorning themorning
morning and got around to the store at athalf athalf athalf
half past 6 oclock and went to work and andthats andthats andthats
thats about all there was to it but some something somethin something ¬
thing thin was about to happen happenYou
You know that kindling wood 001 that thatcomes thaIoomlf thatoomce
comes done up in bundles Well we used usedto
to Hell el1 a lot of that we used to get it by the theHmall thltimall thesnuuill
Hmall truckload and theyd put it off the thotruck thetruck thetruck
truck stacked up U on the sidewalk by the thocurb thecllrb thecurhand
curb curhand and on one of my jobs4 jobflwlLI was to carry that thatwood thatwood thatwood
wood into the store Id pick up aa many manyi manylundle5
i bundles at a time aa I could hold on to and andcany andI andcarry
I
I carry cm > 01 into the tore and keep on carry carrying carryinp carryjog ¬
jog em HO 1 > 0 till Id got tho whole hole load in inand illI
I and tolerably hard backbreaking work workthat workthat workthat
that was too tooWell tooWell tooWell
Well I was carrying in wood like that thatono thatono
ono morningwhen morning when juntas jut It as I had straight straightened straightCIId straightcoed ¬
coed up with a stack of bundles with my myhand myhundi myliariuls
hand < holding on under the bottom bundle bundlewhilo bundleI bundlewhile
whilo I steadying nas studing the pile by pressing pressingdown presslndown pressingdowut
down on the top with my chin my myhat myhat myhat
I hat blew off and went arolling crosswise crosswisedown cro crosswisedown wjse wjsedown
down the street with me turning around aroundand aroundal1ll aroundand
and laughing lall llinll at it to BO it go because it itseemed itIemd itseemed
seemed kind nf funny unny that It should have havei
i blown off just jlt so o when wh n I was as all 11 tidj up
holding holrillp hat t wood so 10 that t I couldnt couldnti couldntIUI
i IUI 11111 mi after ant or il i und ruin for about half a minute minuteI
I didn1 1lrnl know what what tu II t p do fl because you youHPO youHe yotisee I
see He it took me 11 MO to by Biirprise BiirpriseThen slirluriseThen > o oThen
Then I Haw it I sett Itt uettle down in the the he street streetand Htreland streetand
and I thought tholllhl I wouldnt < 4riu Jr rJ > p the bundles bundlesittll I Iand Iand
and run alter ale at ter II it I c i arry that stack stackinto stackintO tck tckino
into tho tl ntor ptt and go after ufer it then und undi Ild IldIhatf
i hats Ihatf I what I did eid but when I cmno carl out outof outor outof
of I he StOIC 1101 u minute later stilt Htl laughing laughingto
to mynelf lo think hnw sue Tie wind had hadgot hannt ha hagot
got nt me lit I saw IIW something ome hinl that made mo mostop tooStiti
I stop laughing lal hinl and forget furlt my hut maee entirely entirelyi
i L pony P ° Y vi wih with ith n I young Y0II girl mr Ir on his hi buck buckinning bucktuning
away aWH Irlnp inning up lp the street ItrflL llokity Joklty split Iplt running runningHWHV rlnnlllgaWH I
HWHVNaturally Naturally Notlraly 1 ran m out 011 Into th the street Itot to toHtop totop tostop
top the little ltle horse hrl mid d when ho h cum cumenloiig cumnl I Itilruig
nloiig nl < np I jumped jllPd for his hi In hlllo hiidle idle and gotIt got gotit
Jot JotIt
it and I wasnt w lnt a giant iant of course COltrf but butthe hutthe I
the horse hor wasnt wasQ either and I atopp Itpp9 Itpp9r L
r
him hl The ho girl on his hi bade ha k was aR so nice niceto ce ceto
to mo that lirl if Id known how nice nif she was wasgoing WI1 wasgoing
going to ho Id Id hlo have stopped that horse horvoif hon
if hed been on elephant slopp Then h1 her horI
I brother who was wa out riding with wih her hercaught ler lercaupht hercaught
caught up and they th rode off of together tUlether and andI
I went back and anl finished tnilhed currying curr II in the theI theblndles thebundles
I bundles blndles of wood vooe I would bo I a liar liirand Il liarI
I and uni a horHethief if I ehould fhould say II Y I wasnt wasntpleuwnl WMntrleflfl wasntplerused
pleuwnl rleflfl with myself 1 > 8elr over what Id done donenut donemt donehut
nut I went welt on ni pushing tho handcart handcartaround handcartnlolnd handcartaround
around nlolnd with delivery Ie liver orders tho rest r st of oftho ofi ofthe
i the day just the th witne witneThe uuuneIhe mo moThe
The next neJt morning mOlilg t got a letter letterI lter lteri letteradlresseci
I addressed Adre in a strange strnge handwriting handwritingmoflt hlndwritnp
most moit any alY er letter would have been I tn strange Htringeto Itruge Itrugeto
to me at that time tme because bO 18n t didnt gut gutI Jot Jot111Y getrunny
I 111Y many letters letter thon thOla tluiurta a letter leter from the theeirls thelirls thegirls
girls lirls father asking me to call cl and see seehim Iee Ieehim seehim
him I went around as soon as I got gottime ot ottime ottime
time and do ro j you ou know he was WI very ver kind kindto
to me for what Id done donl Yes sir HiI very verymuch verymuch erymuch
much so owl ld he wound up by handing handingmo
mo a hundred hundre dollar dolar bill bi which was more moremoney moremoney
I money than tha Id Id ever seen seenI tcen tcenI I
I didnt take It Wbr 1 bv should I Ifor Ifor
for what Id Id done dne I said lid to to him 11m any anyhody anybody ¬
body would have done it if he had had the thechance thechance thechance
chance and if I I should 8hou11 take tke money moneyfor mone monefor moneyfor
for it Id feel fel pretty prty mean men and then I Iwent Iwent Iwent
went bark and went to pushing the hand handcart handcart handcart ¬
cart again The next morning I got gotanother gotI gotanother
I another agan letter from him and ald this time tme he hemado heI hemade
I made another proposition namely that thatI
I should go to proIositlon work for him and I did didand didand didand
and from fromthat that moment I got on onDid onDid onDid
Did I marry the daughter I cer certainly certinly certhinly ¬
thinly tinly did larry and who he Is the greatest greatestprize grlatestpri7 roatestprize
prize I have ever von 1on < and all al the thf good goodfortune godfortune goodfortune
fortune that tht has come to mo I suppose Mipposevou
you ou might mijht attribute attrihlt to luck to 10 mv hat hatbeing hatbein hatbeing
being bein blown llown off by n gust utI of wind Now Nowwhat Nowwhat ow owwlmt
what do you YOI make rlke out of thin thinIf thlI thisIf
If I I find set t those thOe bundles down dOIn or ordropped ordroppd ordropped
dropped them whon my hat blew off and andgone andone andgone
gone droppd one after aftr it then I would have got it itand Itand itand
and got back and picked Jlioell up lp the wood woodand woodand woodand
and carried cried it in and have hve been in 11 store storewhsn storewh storewhen
when wh n the runaway nmaIY went by and 1 wouldnt wouldnthave wouldnthave ouldnthave
have had ha any hand in it at all al but sticking stickingto
to the the wood as I did carrying that that in inIrano InI infirst
first Intending to go o after my bat aferI after afterward
I wird ward tret I came out out J dst llt II in tme tmeI time
I dont ulo t know whether yod youd cll call that thatluck I
I luck or not but thats something I think thinkabout
I
about oftn oftnI often
I Irano Pinked l Cd Ip at Sea Seafrom SeaFrOtii I II
I from 01 thf Pit liotlon lod Itrrnlif Itrrnlifriiit Ifrnlf
Thlt riiit In Innd ml oration nomotlniei MOmltme take 1IIIt long longsea nntt nnttnan I
nan 10 trips is i proved IlrovOI liylnplllnn of thefour thefourniHHted th the four fourted fourittastel
niHHted ted scliaonor tichlonol ttCrpljlnn lonlaton nlilch arrived arrivedyesterday nrrlvl arrivedyesterday
yesterday IltenIIY from trol Savannah Slvlnn1h Tho osmel olel nan nanHlxty WRCsit3
Hlxty Hlu mile 1111 off or llaftaru 111l r < when whel tho lookout lookoutdpMfrlod lookoutdlHcrlnd lookoutdescried
descried dlHcrlnd whnt whlL h he thoueht thollht IVAM < A l rlimlnntho r iiitninuitlvehHllI000 Inln11 h I Iballoon I
balloon Imlool 1 Ti Fits he nnvlsatorn nlvht Lorl Irnlnnd I rnlnnJ glasses Klrnsiwon ilall ilallon
on the HtraiiKn trallf ohjnnt hlrlj whlel roftoUnil relohlllolf relohlllolftnto Itself ltsotfinto Itselfinto
into a combination cOIIlnIUOn of flapping t1lppln < nlntM wlni and anddangling anddllflnl andlalighing
dangling dllflnl legs 1011 with lh a nnck anti Int head hOld that thatramlndnd I Irmlndnc Ireminded
reminded rmlndnc Ih the h lowhtonR 1lwhtonl company of n ncroijnot I aeroululet
croijnot truot inullnt mil Hit with a dmidnd dlteld twist twilt In the thoImmlle thelintel
lintel hlndle to I IAn I
An tothe the object ohjl1 npt RPtrouched aprouiehed > rouchad within ihln clown clownranu clnR
I range rln It wan 11 dlnoovornrj dllover to l b he a crano acmll Tho Thorrnn rhoI
I crane rln aimed lmn to alight 114ht r at I the th foretopmant foretopmantbut torltoplltblt I
I but blt fellnhort fel fehishortanul horl and nd ornfthmj rlhl to totttednnk thn thl dank dCk Cant CanttlInti ant antlinn Ipl IplWnn
linn had the bird removed rlold to the th nnguin nnguinroom ongfrieroom
enltn enltnroom
room and IndJlt ynstenlay r Y It w wal was n fully flly recovered recoveredthe relovered
the Lhllllc arferM ofltn ftl loni lonl lqn filnttt Illb I
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made mde since sinc with wlh some tome o f the land Pelt Pellbought Pel Peltbought
bought bught but athlgher at higher figures figuresPell lgures lguresPel tiguresPelt
Pelt I had tried severalother severaJothor ventures venturesin yentureI
in I the way of land purchases purchses before what whatis wht whti
is i now Westchestor Westcbestr caught cught his eye eyeand and his hishome hi hishome
home was really rly at Fairfield Fa1eld Conn ac according according according ¬
cording to the beat accounts acunts Like a lot lotof lotof lotof
of the Englishmen Englshmen in those parts pm he de decided decide docided ¬
cided cide that thtNew New York and its vicinity viciniy wag wagtoo w wt wastoo
too t good for the Dutchmen DutchmenPerhaps Duthmen DuthmenPerhps DutchmenPerhaps
Perhaps Perhps ho saw with witl the eye oy of the theshrewd theshrewd theshrewd
shrewd real rel estate etat speculator sp spe ulator what whatsplendid wht whtsplendid whatsplendid
splendid villa ia sites lay along the th Sound SoundAt und undU
At any rate ho o and a few fewcollpnions fewcollpnionsIn companions companionsIn
In 1654 made their way through the wil wilderness wi wilderness ¬
derness derel took tok a look at tho country cuntr lying lyingbetween lyingbtween lyingbetween
between btween BronckH Brnc s River as it was then thencalled thencaled thencalled
called caled and ald the Sound und and told tld thl the sa sachems 8 8chems sachems ¬
chems that they wanted walted to buy buyAccording bu buAccording buyAccording
According to 1 one of tho th Westohester AVestohesterlegends Westohesterlegends Westohesterlegends
legends concerning the old treaty trety tree treehe tre treehe
i he and his rlends saw sw a I lot of fUhhawkfl fUhhawkflmaking fhha flshhawkRmaking vk vkmaking
making their nests in the trees tres there and andmade andmade andmadeup
made madeup up their minds mind that tht the birds bird would wouldbring wouldbring wouldbring
bring them good luck That Tht was why vhythey vhytheygot they theygot theygot
got the sachems schems AnnHoock and Wampage Wampageto W Impg Impgto
to meet them there and talk tlk business businessThe businessThe businessThe
The treatyprovided trety provided that tot Pell was to toget 1 togef
get all al that trac tract of land called culed West WestChester WcatCheerw WestCheeer
Chester Cheerw which ch is bounded on the East Eat by bya
a brook bro k called alod Cedar Tree Tre Brook Trook or orgravelly orgravel orgravelly
gravelly gravel > brook thence northwest norhw6 t as a the thesaid theid thesaid
said id brook into the woods ten
brok runs wood English Englishmiles Elglh ElglhmHes Englishmiles
miles thence west to Broncks River to a acertain acerin acertain
certain cerin bend in said id river thence ihtnc by bymarked bymarked bymarked
marked trees until untiitreach it reaches the theSou Souid SouidThis SoucdThis d dThis
This land extended from East Chester Chesterto
to New Rochelle Rocheland and Pelham Pelham PelhamManor PelhamMunor PelhamManor
Manor and Pelham Bridge Brdge have hle taken takentheir takentheir takentheir
their names from the purchaser pur haser of it itPell itPel itPeli
Pell Pel was made a lord of tKe te manor by byroyal byroyal I Iroyal
royal grant in 10W 16 1 and before he died he hohad hehad hehad
had already unloaded unloaed several ral parcels parcelspresumably parlspresumably parcelspresumably
presumably at a 1 handsome profit proft One Oneof Oneof Oneof
of the first nrt sales he made was that that con consisting conof conslating ¬
slating of the old settlement of East EastChester EastChelter EastChester
Chester ChesterAlthough Chelter ChelterAlhough ChesterAlthough
Although Alhough Lord Thomas Poll Pells ss he after afterward nfhrward afterward ¬
ward became bcame didnt dhlntsette d kintsettlo settle on 01 thi property propertyhimself proprty proprtyhimself propertyliiniself
himself his nephew nephev and heir hell John Pelj Pel Poll Polldid
did and he carved cared up more of the prop property prop property property ¬
erty selling slng New Rochelle Hochfle to soiro SOIIO of the thoHuguenots theHugenots theiluguenots
Huguenots HuguenotsAccording Hugenots HugenotsAccording iluguenotsAccording
According to Randall Bandal Comfort ComfOt one of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the local historians histlrian the old Fell Pel manor manorhouse manorhouso manorhouse
house stood stoO near the old tree facing racng what whatis
is now a thoroughfare for automobiles automobilesand utomohie8 utomohie8and
and for years was Wili supposed to bo full ful of ofghosts ofghosts ofghosts
ghosts so that thatlonely lonely travellers trveler along alol the thelane thelane I Ilane
lane gave ae it a wide berth berthMr i iMr 1 1lr
Mr lr Comfort and others v who ho have havetaken havetaken j jtaken
taken an interest in the old tree have haveasked haveaslted haveasked
asked the Park Department to mark the thespot thespCt thespot
spot where it stood with wih a tablet tblet telling tellingthe teln telnthe
the story BtOr of the little ltHe real estate deal dualHup dealsupposed dealsupposed
Hup supposed posed to have been made then
1
CAUGHT A l SEA Et DKVIL DKVILHut mI IEV1LBut L LBut
But Ilefore Jeore the Ilshrrnien Ihlrmtn Overpowered OtrrpovtrrcdIt
It I They Mire lra Dragged to Sea SraI Seaifanvm ea eaI
I Mamanillo lnlzanilo ifanvm niUo rorrrtponrfrnrc Mexican 1rx nl a llernld llernldAfter Iunld Iunldfcr ferohiAfter
After fcr having havinl been bten drugged dralflld several tvrol miles milesout mies miesnlt nihlescIlt
out nlt to sea Ra In n fishing fhlng bout hnlt whih which lilrli uas In InI inturn
I turn tlrn aided aldld by h a 1 small I I al gasolene KaROlenp launch by byan
I an enormous normol9 sea Mi devil de1 which they the had liar liarpooneJ lmrpooned liarpooned
pooned near the th month 10lth of the baj three threeAmericans threeAnierleans I Ip
Americans yesterday p > tlrl afternoon nrtfrnOOn a ternoon suceptded suceptdedin Auccfeded i iin
in landing landlnJ tin largest IlrlAt specimen fpeclmen of the theray theray
ray ra family faml of fhli f h ever seen lepn here hereTlio herfTho hererite I
rite monster measured JaqlrNI nearly ntarly 30 3t 0 feet feetfrom fpctrrom feetfront
from tip to tip of its iA enormous fnormols flappers fapper flappersand I
j and was alleged allgl < to welch welh slightly slKhlly less Ie than thanIL
11 ton Its Is mandibles monlhlc which were tightly tightlyclowed tlhI1 tlhI1cloed tightlyclosed
closed measured mellslrl a I meter und 111 fifteen ttccn centi centimeters cent certilmeters ¬
meters across Icros IcrosThe acrossThe
1 The he fish fsh was apparently apparenty sleeping on some somelow mmlow 0m
low 10 flat fAt rocks when discovered rlsolf and hur hurpnoned hIl harpoooeci
pnoned Ioono It Jmade made 01110 off no fast fa with wih the th somali snmllflnhlnir somalifishing mlll mlllfHhtnl
fishing fHhtnl boat that the Ifitincli Ijllch went to II IIassistance Its ItsassistanCe
assistance and fora for ami a mlleUhereafter fthereartr thofl the fHh fHhcarrie fIsh fIshcarried I h hcarried
carried carrie both boat hOlt and launch In easy en tow towIt lowI towIt
It I was a not overpowered overpowerC until unti several ecrl har harpoons harpoons harpoons ¬
poons had ha been landed lande well wll in Its is body
SPRING ON THE BOARDWALK THEBOARDWALKLLSSON BOARDWALKLESSOtf BOARDWLKLESSON
LESSOtf LESSON FOR IfJ A t FAT MAX 1AN IN A ADOUBLE A10U A11011fl14E
DOUBLE 10U ROLLING CHAIR CHAIRA Cii AIR AIRA
A Swish 8111 Cane ane Carried by the tle Tonne TonneHorn YoungWoman oun5 oun5Woman
Horn Woman an Who 110 11 Wants ants to De Very ery cr Uap Hapo HapoIwlcal iiapo iiapoMusical o oMusical
Musical Taste of a Profound LOOk IxiokIns Lok LokIng LOOkInc
Ins Man UnSaml hand Sculptor Income IncomeATLANTIC InnorneATLATIC IncomeATLaTIc
ATLANTIC ATLATIC CITY April Apri 17 17Thi1 This 225 225pound 22 22pund 225pound
pound pund New Yorker was riding In a double doublerolling dOlbletllg dopbloroiling
rolling tllg chair on the sun swept plank plankparade plankpamde plankparade
parade a few afternoons ateroons ago He le was wasendeavoring wasendeaoring wasendeavoring
endeavoring without erring trrlng on the side sideof sldoof sideof
of a l1 too obvious sangfroid to exhibit exhibitas Ixhlbit Ixhlbitas xhtbitas
as little lttle self consciousness selconsoiousness as possible possiblein
in the circumstances circumstancesThis crcumstances crcumstancesThis
This is not to say sa > that he felt himself himselfat himlelf himlelfat
at his hj ease c edse se for no naturally naturly shrinking shrinkingindividual Hhrinkingindividual shrinkingindividual
individual weighing 225 pounds could pos possibly possibly possibly ¬
sibly bo b at his ease el f all alone in a double doublerolling doublerolng doublerolling
rolling rolng chair of the open face fac variety varietybut varietybllt varietybitt
but he tried by his general glnral aspect and andmanner andmner andmanner
manner mner to give the impression that he hehad behad hebad
had been propelled prpeled in II a rolling rolDg chair chairon
I on previous preIOU occasions occasionsHe
I He le endeavored to sit it in il the rolling rollingchair ro1ng ro1ngI rollingchair
I chair in uch a way as not to tl suggest lge8t
to the pedestrian beholder the slightest slightestaffectation 8lMII aligiitfistaffectation st statTeclation
affectation of pomposity pomposir or lordliness lordlinessIn lordlness lordlnessIn
In reality he felt himself neither nether lordly lordlynor lord lordnor
nor pompous merely because ho hap happened happened happened ¬
pened to have in his hi clothing clotling the pi pric pricor price priceof ice iceof
of a little lte ride up and down dowl the Board Boardwalk Boardwalk Boardwalk ¬
walk in a rolling rollhl chair but apprehend apprehending ¬
ing how jealously some of tho Board Boardwalk Boardwalk Boardwalk ¬
walk pedestrians look 100 upon riders ridel in inrolling Inrlng inrolling
rolling rlng chairs chairt and desiring not to arouse arousaany arouseI arouseany
I any of thorn by an appearance apparance of arm arrogance anogance armganco ¬
gance or of wholly unfelt unfell disdain he heactually heactualy heactually
actually actualy scroonched soroonchel forward in tho dou double douhIe double ¬
ble rolling rollg chair in an In earnest earest effort erort to tolook tolook tolook
look just jut as humble as a possible possibleStill pof ible ibleSti
Sti Still despite de pite his careful carefulI assumed assumedattitude a31umel a31umelattude a3sulnedattitude
attitude attude of humility humitr not to bay bY of con contrition contrition contrition ¬
trition in the rolling rolnlt chair the th blow fell fellThere fel fellThere
There came a blockade bloclcde with wih a long line lineof lineof lineof
of the rolling roUng chairs halted haled in front cf cfone done tfone
one of the piers piersTwo pier piersTwo
Two blithe hlhe sinuous merry eyed but butquite blltquite butquite
quite proper propr seeming young women women3topped vomenItoppd womentopped
Itoppd < topped directly directy in front of the 22i 22ipound 223pund 22 22pound
pound pund New Yorker in the rolling rolllJ chair chairand chaIrnnd ohatrand
and gazed at him with great apparent apparentearnestness apparentearnetness apparentearnestness
earnestness as a if he had been be n a dinobaurus dinobaurusfossil dinosaurs dinosaursf06I dinosaurusfossil
fossil f06I nor was WiH there any symptom of a aHiiiile aHmile asmile
Hiiiile on their features though it may ma be bethat bethat bethat
that their eyes twinkled a hit The They justlooked justlooked just iUtlooked
looked and looked and looked at the thebquirming theBqulrming thesquirming
squirming unhappy stout man manThen manThtl manThen
Then Thtl one of them nudged the other otherand otherand otherand
and made mldo Home inaudible remark to which whichthe whichthe whichthe
the other aBsented with a 1 nod Then Thenwith Thenwith ltll ltllwith
with their arms wrapped rppd about each eachothers eachother eachothers
others waists and continuing contnuln to stand standdirectly standdirectly tanddirecty
directly directy in front of the wriggling wrigllmg adipose adiposeman ndlpio ndlpioman
man in the thechairthey chair they turned tured their studious studiousgaze studiou studiousgaze
gaze upon him again for a little ltle while whileA whie whieA
A large isnt he one of them themcuid themaid
larle person ore
aid to the other finally fnally in a i clear quite quitesilvery 111to 111tosUery quitesilvery
silvery tone toneVairy tOie tOieVairy toneVairy
reply leplvUobutt Vairy large was the equally equaly silvery ailveryleplv liery lieryIeply silveryreply
Uobutt looking too tooVaiiy tooai tooVairy
Vaiiy VairyDoesnt ai
Doerfiit seem 8ef1 to be anything the mat matter matter imitter ¬
ter Doelt with ith him do you OU think thinkLooks thinkLooks
Looks 1 straordinanl straorinariJ healthy healthylust helh helhJust
Just large globular bulbous and pro protrusive pro protrusive ¬
trusive tr it wouldnt you 01 say sayOuite sayOulle sayOuite
Ouite so soThen soThll soThen
Then Thll said the demure looking girl girlnho girlwho irl irlwho
who Had Iad begun eun it taking taldn great pains painsnot pllnoU pattilInt
not U lt to tncatch catch the ee of I he intensely wor worried wor1led worrnclod ¬
clod looking 100111 fat man in I the I he chair umir but butaddressing Lutaddrlinp buttaddressing
addressing br her 111 remarks strictly tri t to her hercoimmmon herolllion hercclflurulliofl
coimmmon olllion isnt it a wonder tint tlt thu it he hewouldnt ht hewouldnter
wouldnt wouldnter or Ir walk walkMcHt wtililcst alk alkCtit
McHt Ctit mysterious m sterious really rel replied rpled the theotrok theIlh tltentte
otrok Ilh and then thln they the patted pnti passed < ed on leainp leainpbehind Itaill ieuvimtrbeitinti
behind bph nd them a slightly tilghtly mmtied mUlled peal cf cfgirlish dgirlsh cfgirlish
girlish girlsh laughter laughterThe
The Th 22 221 > pound POUI New SIV Yorker Yorlttmopped mopped his hisperspiring hisprspirinp hispersirimlg
brow h it itwasnt itwllnt itwasnt
perspiring prspirinp hrowpenpilin hrowperspiring petipitiHK though thou
wasnt wllnt warm warmfor for about a minute aft aftr aftrIhe aftcr aftcrthe r rthe
the pair of girls Iirs had disappeared in the theoiowd thecrowd thecrowd
crowd Then hln ho turned around to the theKrinnmR thfItrinnin thegrinning
grinning black who WES pushing the thelollnt theon theiohPng
lollnt on chat chatHow chait chairl1ow
How much do I owe OWl von Ol he inquired inquuedTo ilquire
To 0 thiRll tlil be h > about all ni I IMmnle < emme out o otlis 0t otue
tlis t liA and he paid his reckoning for the thenil thEchai thechiaju
olmir chai and got lt liirrHelf nil lost I > t in inrowd the Hwirln Hwirlnrwd swirling swirlingrowd
< rowd rwd as quickli as ho could couldIt couldI
It I may boa ho a lie le ho growled row le ID t himself himselfns
ns a he tnidgxl nlong r l > llg that nobody loves lovesn
n 1 fat mnn nut demmit dPlmlt its no huthnt lietht no nobody nohody nohotly ¬
body loves lof a 1 fat man in n 1 rolling roln chair cliairmid clial chairand
and he trudged on snorting snortingThe snortllg snortllgThe snortingThe
The Boardwalk girl who desires dtin to he bevery heI1 heyou
very you I1 kapoo kapo so 1 to t speak now carries carrie a aswish aswish aswish
swish stick stck Meat ltst of the girls desire dirl to b bwhatever be bewhateer hewhatever
whatever kapoo means and thats why the theswish theRwih theswish
swish Rwih stick stck is a feature of the plank pa parade PAmdl parade ¬
rade this spring springThe springThe springThe
The swish sticks are mere abbreviated abbreviatedcane
cane generally Jeneml silver headed and some someof someof someof
of them have ha1 heads encrusted tncruste with jewels jewelsThe jewelsThe jewelsThe
The girl who has mastered mastere the swish stick stck
manual can do just about an n much with withone I Ione Ione
one of themas thll a the old fashioned girl girlcould girlcould girlCOuld
could do with a fan fanOne fauOn fanOne
One On of its purposes appears appear to be to togiv togive I Ie
give e the young OUIII man a slight tap on the thecheek thecheek i ichek
cheek chek when he evinces a disposition dispo ltion to tobecome I Ibecome I Ibecome
become sentimental sentnwntal or overfervid or orthings orthings I IthingM
things The girl ir who unconsciously pos posHesses peaeasea I IeteS 1
Hesses eteS a 1 fine dimple or two has a wholly wholy I
involuntary ImoluntalY way wa whoii whe1 she is seated sl1t d at a aband i i iIvind
band hald concert on the pier for example exampleof oxamplf
of holding the awish stick Etlck so 10 that the theferrule theferrule
ferrule thereof points pointl more moreuleRs or leas directly directlyat dirlty dirltyat I
at the dimple dimple just like liketho the handofaclock handofaclockdenoting hand of ofaclock ofaclockdonotiiig u cock cockdenoting
denoting the hour hourThen hourThen hourThen
Then too a young w ¼ oinan dnan Ylan was a ob observed obslrOI obsrveti ¬
served slrOI using the ferrule of her bel swish swishstick i istick Istick
stick as a tool wherewith to extract extrct tho thocherry thocherryor
cherry cherryor or it may have been olive olvefrom olvefromthe olivefrom olivefromthe from I
the bottom hotom of her glass gla of lemonade lemonae or orsomething orsomething I Isomethinj
something somethinj The swish stick too has
taken the place plaC of the tllo dog whip Tho Thogirl fhiegirl he
girl lr who airs air her dogs of a morning dabs dabagracefully dabsgracefully I
gracefully grdcfuly at lt the dogs with morinf imitation imitationpunitive imiation imitationpunitive
punitive strokes strokesTho stroke strokesThe
The ho overenthusiastic Boardwalk girl girluses girluses girluses I
uses the swish stick stck to indicate persona per on
to whom ha hedeeires desires deirto to call ci attention and
ateton
ia I reproved T by > y mamma mam for pointing ad adprVe
In brief prVe the awiah swishstIck stick ia the pinl l lthing
I bne Iwi 1utic i te new ne newo4 newo4thing oth < >
thing thg to carry c implement Jplement and ad the girls girlsgot gil giiget 11
got gt up new uses u for it i every ever day
Their Tey even eve whack wh their billowing skirts skirtswith skirtswith klra klrawith
with It to make the garments ganent bevswhen behive behivewhen
when the tie sudden gust gusts of wind wid from frm th the thesea lesea e ese
sea se swoop naughtily naughtiy ojong ong the Board Boardwalk Boar Boardwalk ¬
walk wa Dealers Dler in swish swi1 sticks stcks say that thattheyll thattheyU thattheyll
theyll bo in use ueeby by the seashore seashor girls girlsall glrlMal girlsall
all al the way from lrm the Penobacot Penobsct to the th
Potomac this th summer summerA
A few evenings ago while whie the sym symphony sy uuymphony
phony orchestra orh tr of one of the hotels hotel wan wangiving wal waSgiving
giving a medley meiey of operatlo music a awhite a awhite
white bearded bered profound looking man manwhose manwhose manwhose
whose exterior suggested suggete that he mlgni mlgnibo
bo a professor of analytical anlytcal chemistry chemmtryor
or something somethn of that sort 80r seated at ono onoof on oneof
of the writing writng tables tabl directed direct d an atten attendant aten atendant attendant ¬
dant to request ruet the theloaderof leader of theorchestra theorchestrato
to play a certain crain piece pieceThe pieceThe pieceThe
The folks lounging about looked in int intere3ted interested
t created tere3tedMHa createdHa
Ha they appeared to be saying to tothemselves tothemelel tothemselves
themselves themelel now we sha 1 have hve it Its Itsabout H Habout Itsabout
about two to one at least leat that this thL pro profound proCound profound ¬
found looking old gentleman has asked askedfor aked akedfor askedfor
for some composition lton way above the thaability theability
comp
ability abity of this orchestra fairish fairih aa the thaorchestra theorchfstra theorchestra
I orchestra is in many respects repcts Probably Probablvho
ho wants wanta Home soml abstruse abtre Brahms Brahs think tblni
or one of the rarely played Tschalkownkv Tschalkownkvconcertos Tsehaikowskconcertos k kconcrtoR
concertos concrtoR or one of those newly Intro Introduced itro itroduced introduced ¬
duced El Elgar gar things or perchance prchance Borne Bornething Hornething something
thing impossibly difficult clfcl by Oncg or orStrauss orStrau orStrauss
Strauss Of course < ure the leader of the theorchestra thl th thorchestra
orchestra will wi be floored fored stumped stumpd rnorti rnortitied mnoriitied i iled
tied led Therell herei be a little tableau Let us uswatch u uwatch uswatch
watch watchThe watchThe watchThe
The attendant atendant to whom the profound profoundlooking profoundlooldng profoundlooking
looking white bearded barded man had hd whispered whisperedapproached whipered whiperedupprochtd whisperedapproached
approached the leader of the orchestra orchestraand
and said Slid something to him The leader leadeiot lead1
ot 01 the orchestra a hirsute Hungarian Hungarianwith Hun ariln arilnI
with the pallor pll of temperament tempramenf looked lookedvery lookeder lookedvery
I very er veiy tired tiredThen tred tiredThen
I Then the leader signalled signale to his player playerand playerand playersand
and the orchestra struck strck into Ahra Ahraudreamin Ahr Ahnjudreamin
udreamin o1 0 Pok Chops Chop All Al de Time TimeA TimeWhl TimeWhich
A Whl Which hich h only helps hllp to prove the hitherto hithertoventured hithertoentured hithertoventured
ventured assertion aerton that all al human handi handicapping handiCpplng i icapping ¬
capping Cpplng systems with or without the aid aidol ai aimof
ol ot dope charts tail tAi in Atlantic Atantc City CityTin CityTil CityTis
Tin Til a tricky and deceitful decitul world even evenalong evenalong evenalong
along the verges of the seas thereofThe thereof thereofThe thereofThe
The other afternoon a group of folk folkstood folkstood folkstood
stood and watched one of those thoe young youngsand youngsand youngsand
sand sculptors at work below the Board Boardwalk Boar Boardwalk ¬
walk walkHe walkHe walkHe
He was an engaging enjaging looking young youngfellow yount youngfellow
fellow felo with a pair pir of large frank frk blue blueeyes blueeyel blueeyes
eyes eyel and there didnt appear to be a bit bitof bitof bitof
of guile guie about him as a he patted pated away at atthe attbe atthe
the countenance of Mr II Taft Taf in the act actof actof actof
of smiling sming the smile Imle ineradicable leradiC < lble The Thesand TheI Thesand
I sand modelling modelng young man had b finished finishedI fnihed l
I two or three thre figures fgur alreadya a lion lioncouchant 102 j
I couchant with a ferocious ferooioU expression expresion expresion60mewhat i isomewhat 4somewhat
somewhat corpulent and lopsided lopided Venu Venusand Venus VenusI
I and so on onHU onHi onHis
HU Hi large canvas cnvas placard plaor stretched lt rtche in ini i infront
i i front of his hi sand sd images ae to receive recive the theI thecoins
I I coins coi of passer pasra by on the boardwalk boardwalksol bak bakset
sol forth forh the statement that the youthful youthfulworker YOlthul youthfulworker
worker was wa collecting ooUectlg enough voluntary voluntarysubscriptions vohintamsubscriptions
I subscriptions subcription to enable him to yoluntar take hu hufirst hi hisfirst
first flt course in sure enough sculpture sculpturelater sculptur
later on onThe Oi OiII onrIte
II The folks leaning lening idly over the rail railing ri railing ¬
ing gazing jaig at the sand 6nd sculptor at work workdidnt workdidnt
didnt appear to feel fel any irresistible irltle or de desire de dosire ¬
I sire to appr tnrow their money down on the thepiece thepiece thepiece
piece of canvas canauntU until something hap happened hp hppene happenezl ¬
pened pene to plug his hi operation oprton along aong aongrough
A rough looking young fellow felow obri obriously obTioU81y obviously
ously tanked take weaved precariously pra ously along alongthe aon aonthe alongthe
1 1sculpturng
the Boardwalk Boarwalk and seeing the sand sandsculpturing san sanOsculpturing
sculpturing sculpturng operations in i progress progrl be below below bet ¬
t low leaned over the rail ri to have a a look lookfor lookfor lookfor
for himself himselfHe him so If
He didnt appear to appi approve ove of the sand sandsculptors sandsulptors sandsculptors
sculptors work finished fnishe nJplove or unfinished unfnibe at atall atal atatl
all al In fact he tossed a a number of of dis disapproving dilapproig di diapproving ¬
approving approig not to say ribald remark remarklit rmark rmarkCt
I lit Ct the young sand sd sculptor sculpor who how however howeer howeer ¬
eer continued contnuoo to work unheeding uneing
Then the rough rugh looking young fellow fellowdeliLorutelv f followdeliberatolv lol
deliLorutelv delberateh picked up a I plank that tht wa waready w wrealy Wareatly
ready at that tLt point on the tlo boardwalk bordwalk to tobe tnbe tobe
be used for some repaint lr and ad he threw threwtho threwtho threwthe
tho plank sharp end tnd rep downward downwar right rilht at atthe atth atthua
the th head had of the recumbent reumbent sand lion lionI lon lonI lionsrnashlnj
I smashing tho tle lion all al to t smithereens Imithern and andthings andIhig andthings
things Ihig > right before bfore the eyes eye of ofthe the spec spectators spe apestutors ¬
tutors tatOl8 tatOl8Bruto tutorsBrute tatorsBrutu
Brute Loafer Ruffian
Tough ToughBully ToughBul Toughllullyi
Bully Bul > Huniiny Hulmythel these and am0ther other otherepi otherepithets epi epithets epithei ¬
thets thei some of them stronger were hurled hurledat hurle
at lt the man 11 by bytho tho folks folksstaDdlngatthl standingat standingattherail the therail
rail rai but the rough rou ll looking young fellow fellowonly felo feloI fellowonly
I only nhughe laughed derisively der ively and took up updui upduiway > hU hUI hi hiI
I way a along the Boardwalk theBoarwalk theBoarwalkfhu ilieBoardwalkrlue BoardwalkTho >
Tho young sand sculptor stood and andruefully andnull1 andi
i ruefully null1 oUII surveyed the smashed Ihe stoo lion lon and andmade andma andimiado
made as a if to brush b h away the unbidden unbiddentears unbiddentpars unbiddentears
tears tpars ma that that maybe appeared at the th cor coruon Cr Crnel cornoN
noN nel of his b eyes eyesWell eyO eyesuWell
Well Well its a darned d me shame thats thatIwhat thatIwhatIt what whatitsure whatitwure
itsure It ure is said a kindly looking man in Ini
i the crowd on the rail rai and Ind hi h chucked chuCe chu ked a ahalf ahalf ahail
half doVar down don onto the piece of ofbtretehed ofttretobe ofstetohed
btretehed ttretobe canvas Ranged n3uge shame shme to toIivo toi tolucre
i I lucre 1 that youngster youngterwork work a hull hulloreoon hulloreoonI forenoon forenoonon
Ion on a npi pi piece ce ct of work wordike like that tht and then hay hy hyit
I it t knocked knorkt to flinders flden that way wayI waylWhereupon
I I Whereupon a great re3tmay many folks keenly keenlysympathizing kenlyI keenlysympathizing
sympathizing sympathlzinp with the sand snd sculpturing sculpturingyoung sCpturinK sCpturinKOlng
I i young Olng chap promptly followed folowe suit suitThere BuitThele uitThere
There was a heavy shower of halves hales and andI andquarters
1 I quarters quarten on the piece pIee of canvas canvasThe canasI canvasThe
I The Thp young man mn with wi1 the frank frk blue blueeyea blueye blueeyeswhoisgoing
eyea eyeswhoisgoing ye who is going to study euro enough enoughsculpturing enou enoughsculpturing h hlook
sculpturing looked look up with gratitude grttue in inhis I inhis
his fine candid candldeyt ey eyso a and gathering tathernf uj ujthe UJIthe upthe >
the coins cinsjust just about half a a capful ofem 0 of em emtoowent enitoowent
too toowent toowent went on with his l work workAll workAl workAll
All Al of which of course coure spoke well 1f1 of ofand otand ofand
and for human natureBlt natureBut nature natureBut
But Blt the same performance peronnlce was gone gonetnrough gonf gonetarough
tnrough with at a a little ltte lower point along
the sand Rald beneath beneth the Boardwalk Borwal on aong the thefollowing tit thefollowin
following rol1iu forenoon The same se sand sandHculpturmg snd sndtcupturmg sandsculpturing
sculpturing young younl man the same lamejagge jagged jaggedindividual jaggedindividual
individual indhirual to throw the plank the same sameIvlndly samekindly
se seIdndly
kindly looking man to say that it was wa a atngeil adanged
danged dmpel < shame and to start ltr the voluntary voluntaryHhower volutM voluntaryshower
shower Ihower of coins but another crowd crOd of ofcourse ofcourse f fCOlrse
course COlrse with one or two exceptions eJcptons to tofall tofal tofall
fall fal for it and to chuck their money onto ontothe ont ontothe
the piece of canvas canvasIts cnva canvasIt
Its It piee S ar ar uninventive unlnentve and unproductive unproductiveclay unpruciYf unproductiveclaywhen
clay daywhen when some kind of a new stunt Ltunt to t get eeltho getthe getthe
the money isnt pulled pule by the doing the thebest thebet thehost
best bet they tey the con c bunch down here but this thisappeared thillappe1re thisappeared
appeared appe1re appeared to t be one of the most mOlt profit profitable proft proftable profitante ¬
able and niftiest nifiet schemes Icheme thus far rigged riggedthis rigg riggelthis
this spring sprng season seon
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