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THE T1 WASHINGTON HEBALD SUNDAY MAECH 3 21907 1907 7
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The Boundary Stones StonesMARKING
MARKING THE LINES OF THE OLD DIS DISTRrCT DISTRICT
TRrCT OF COLUMBIA AND VIRGINIA
A
A paper of e exceptional interest blter get to toreuple the thejtople tilelople
jtople of Waamngton and vicinity Tidl t7 was wasreact wasread W5read
read recently before betr the Columbia C His Historical Hietorical Hstorical ¬
torical Society by Mr Frederick E EWoodward E EVoodward EWoodward
Woodward OR fiPbe Boundary Stones of ofthe ofthe o othe
the Old District of Columbia and Vir Virginia Vlrr Vfrg1na ¬
r ginia It wag full of valuable l ldat historical historicaldata hIatorca1data
data dat that should be preserved and on onthis onthis onthis
this account < ount no less 1e than for its 118ble read readable redtbIe ¬
able ble feature The Washington Herald re reproduces re reproduces reproduces ¬
produces it herewith by courtesy of Mr MrWoodwwd MrVoodwad r rVoOdW4
Woodwwd VoOdW4 d with map showing the loca location location IocLtton ¬
tion of tae boundary stones The text textfollows textfollow textfollows
follows followsOccasionally followOCCQJonally followsOccasionally
Occasionally one sees in the dally or orweekly orweekly orweekly
weekly papers reference to the thoof question questionof
of jurisdiction over that Itttle tract of ofland ofland OCland
land comprising thirtytwo th tytwo square miles milesand JliUe8nnd milesand
and known as Alexandria County Va Vawhich Vawhich Vawhich
which for fiftysix years was an integral integralpart Intepa1part lfltST5lpart
part of the District of Columbia Columbiathe Columbiatheurlglmll Columbiatboriginal the theoriginal
original ten miles square squaresnd and whlcn whlcnlegally whichlegally which whichlegally
legally or not not was w retroceded to th 0I State Stateof Stateri Stateof
ri of Virginia July t IMS IMSThat 1MTha 111 111That
That Tha t unmistakable Ulunl tfc1table call of the wild wildwhich wtIcIwhich wfldwhtcli
which leads us into the open air under underHods 1IaderHods Ufldrods
Hods ods clear sky fills 1111 our nostrils with withthe witht withthe
the t he odor of the pine or the aroma of ofwoods otwoods ofwoods
woods and field and which scorns the thetraveled thetraveled thetraveled
traveled way anj an uptodate methods of oflocomotion oflocomotion oflocomotion
locomotion and encourages encoulaPlllolddme oldtime tramp trampIng trampIng trampIng
Ing across lots sent the writer over lh lhold lhuld thold
old boundary line II 11n which once separated separatedthe separatedthe ieparatedtJ
tJ the District of Columbia and Virginia Virginiaand Vlrpnlaand VIrinIaand
and is at present the dividing line be between be bet between ¬
t tween the counties of Alexandria and andFairfax andFairfax andFairfax
Fairfax in an endeavor to locate and andpicture aDdpicture andpicture
picture the present condition of the stones stoneswhich ftOfteawhich atoneswhich
which were placed at intervals of one onemile onemile onemile
mile around the entire District DistrictTaking trletTaking DistrictTaking
Taking a small camera mera for picture mak making makn making ¬
ing ing n and a canvas bag across the shoul shoulders shoulkrs shoulr ¬
ders r rs containing maps ma compass and other otheraccessary other31cessary otherI
accessary I essary equipment and accompanied accompaniedby
by either an agreeable friend or a chance chanceacquaintance chaJlceacquaintance chanceacquaintance
acquaintance he h has traversed many a aweary aweary aweary
weary mile under the warm rays ra of a amidsummer amidsummer amidsummer
midsummer sun or the chilly winds of ofiiurly ofarly oftarly
iiurly arly autumn and has garnered with withthe withthe withthe
the pictures of the old boundary stones stonesa lito litoa
a few items which may not be wholly
devoid of Interest to others othersWhen othersVben othersWhen
When the District of Columbia was WUtabUshed es established e etablished ¬
tablished by an act of Congress dated datedJuly datedJuly datedJuly
July 16 16 ino 1 the initial or southern stone stonewas lItoeewas atonewas
was set up on Jones TOft Point Point on Hunting HuntingCreek HuatlDCreek HuntingCreek
Creek below Alexandria Va TL and from fromthis fromthis fromthis
this point as a starting place a territory territoryten terrliD17ten trTinWyten
ten miles square Dare or 1W square IUA miles mUea mUea1aid was waslaid waslaid
laid out with the corners of 0 the square at atthe atthe atthe
the four cardinal points pointsThe pointThe DolntaThe
The first SIne ro Ine was w run due northwest ten tenmiles tellmIes teaThles
miles to a point near Falls CIturch Church Va Vathence VLthence Vsthence
thence running at right angles ten miles mflecdue mnI1 milesdue
due I1 northeast northt crossing the Potomac Potomaclitver Potomacl PotomacIver
litver l ler and into Maryland to a point near nearTvoodaide nearV neardstde
Tvoodaide V OOd8tde dstde Md thence at right angle ten tenjrui tenm tento
jrui m ts s to a point near Chesapeake Beach BeachJunction BeacbJun BeachfttIon
Junction Jun tlon then at right angles crossing crossingIT croatncr
IT f r the second time the Potomac River Rivertn Riverttn RiverVn
tn miles to Jones Jo Point Light tbe place placef
41 < < f beginning beginningWith begtnnlnWith beginningWith <
With elaborate ceremony and Masonic Masonicdisplay xomcdisplay Masonicdisplay
display the corner eom r stone was placed In Inposition InJusition inposition
position April IS ITU 1m and the onward onwardmarch onward111arch onwardlzarch
march of the Territory of Columbia Columbiaas ColuiDblaas
as It was then t JI called was begun MaJ
Andrew EHcbtt the surveyor under underwhose underW undercviose
whose W lwse direction much of the survey work workwas workwas workwas
was done completed the setting of tile tbeVirginia theVirginia
Virginia stones in 17H lit1 and each one oneb oneba oneF I
b ba < ars rs this date dateCarving dateCarvtn dateCarving
Carving Carvtn a path forty feet wide whIetwealy twenty twentyoneschsideottheUnehepiaa
f ft on oneschsideottheUnehepiaa oneschsideottheUnehepiaaI each side of the line he placed a asuitably aFdtably
I suitably itably inscribed milestone tcme one foot footFiiare tootElJare footr
Fiiare r are at the end of each mile thus thusperpetuating tbutlTt thusrpctuating
perpetuating Tt > the line of survey surveyTwentysix 811eyTwentyux surveyTwentysix
Twentysix of these stones ata were placed placedoi
e oi a Maryland Marylanelterrltory territory and still form tor the theexisting theexisting theexisting
existing boundary between that State Stateand Stateand satea4
and the District of Columbia ColumbiaThe CoiumbtaThe I IThe
The remaining fourteen stones on the theVirginia theVirginia
II
Virginia side of the Potomac p River ft is Jaour Isour isour
our purpose to visit and describe at this thistime tJd8time thistime
time timeThe timeThe timeI
I The initial stone at Jones Joe Point is not notat DOtat
4 at present pre eat visible nor has It been seen seenfor Menfor seenfor
for more than half a century When the thegovernment thegvernment thegrwernment
government lighthouse was erected in inthe Inj5
1 j5 the stone was covered by some part partof partf partIf
of If the inclosure According to Informa Information Information Int rma rmation ¬
tion furnished abecl by Mr F B E Wilkins W k1na the thelightkeeper the1ightkeeper thelightkeeper
lightkeeper the stone is believed to be beunder beunder beunder
under a small embankment held In place placeby placeby placebr
by a sea wall and not far from the south southentrance southentrance
4 entrance door of the lighthouse U thoUH This em embankment em embankment embankment ¬
bankment is I ten feet in width thirty feet feetin feetIn
4 in length and about five feet high A Aflight Aflight Aiight
flight of steps leads from the door to the theb thebach thebach
b bach < uch and Is accurately shown ht our ourIirture oWlidure ourIicture
Iirture The little litti grandson randMD of Mr r Wil Wllkins Wilkins Wil31is ¬
kins is I standing standln Immediately over the theburied theburied theburied
buried stone stoneAn stoneAn stoneAn
An inquiry made to the lighthouse l1ght board boardbrought boardrought boardbrought
brought rought the answer that the board nt is isunable IeJnable Istniable
unable to locate the stone definitely and andpays aDdFtys andrays
pays an an unverified statement places the thestons theFtOne thetone
stons tone under the front steps of the keep keepers keeprs keeptr ¬
ers tr rs dwelling dwellingJones dweWngJones dwellingJonee
> Jones Point was selected as the south southernmost aoutbrnmost southernrnost ¬
ernmost point of the new territory by bylion byf
lion f fo fl Washington W after due consideration considerationami oonaIderatJoftt consIderatIont4flt
ami t nIl undoubtedly from a desire to include includewithin Includewit Includewthin
within wit bin the limits of the District the city cityot cityf
ot c f A Alexandria established thirtyfive years yearsItoforc yearsllfore yearslf4re
Itoforc and already a place of much im importance ImJ1vrtance tinJort ¬
portance Jort UnCe The exact point for the initial initialttone InitialFtone Initialtune
ttone tune was found by using the Alexandria Alexandriacourthouse AJexanclrIaurthouse AlexandriaJUrthOUSO
courthouse urthouse as a a starting point and run runMi TUnJiing runiing
Jiing Mi npr a line due southwest onehalf mile milethen mile milet milethen
then t hpn following a southeast > course ure until untilthe untilthe untilthe
the margin m of Hunting Creek was reached reachedIn reachedIn reachedIn
In the original act of Congress no pro provision proislon provision ¬
vision islon was made for any territory in tile tbeState tilet thestate
State t te of Virginia V nla nor for that part psr of ofMaryland ofMarylaDd ofMaryland
Maryland lying I south of the Eastern EasternUrunch actern acterniranch tem temHranch
Urunch but on March 2 n rm an addi additional a ational additional ¬
tional act of Congress made the neces necessary neeaary aseesS ¬
sary S ary tr changes and the lines ftflO of the District Districti Diatrlct Diatrlctlie
i lie > f Columbia became a legal I met metStrange tact tactStrangt factStrange
Strange > stories reach cb our ears ars as we wtjourney wejJrn wejurney
journey jJrn y from place to place about these theseold theseId theseId
old Id stones and their virtues No doubt doubtvia ttoubttilt doubtti
ti tilt tlI laws of the states or 0 the District DlatrtetrI DistrictrlitIng
rI rlitIng via ting to the sale of Intoxicating Jntoxiea liquors liquorssr
sr 1111 at the bottom of many of the stories storiesconcerning storiesorceru1ng totiesonctcnfng
concerning the frequent removal of the thestories thetones theitortes
stories mid nil their replacement in a new newnnd newlll newa
a nnd lll id more tD favorable location ocatlon as n pool poolrJoms poolroms j jrooms
rooms and saloons are always to be found foundat t fOundai und undat
at the District line lineMore ltDeIore lineMore
More Iore serious than this was the charge chargemade charKeJ1tade chargeriaele
made to the writer after the publica publication publlcnt publicaiiIl ¬
tion t ilm ln met t summer of his lecture on f the theMaryland theuryland theMarylan1
Maryland uryland atones in which Ire asserted assertedtiiat IUlBertedt assertedthat
that t Ita l th th4 north corner stone at Woodaide WoodaideMd Woodldeld
Md ld ws wr 116 i feet out of the proper me meridian me1dianbt meTIdian ¬
ridian 1dianbt being > lng too far to the west watthut watthutbe that thatplao
be I had provt proved > d a marriage which took tookIiaCI tookI
plao I La sixteen sl tPen years ago illegal said mar marriage martag marTtgi ¬
riage tag having taken place plac at the stone stonerslf stonei
rslf i sdf If in order that the minister who was wasu wasjdifted wasliIed
u jdifted lifted only to perform p form th the ceremony ceremonyi eer ceremony ceremonyt mony monyi
i the ti t State of Maryland might b be surely surelyivliiryJund surelyi surely1arylund
i ivliiryJund lry Ju nd soil soilIt soliI
It I t V is my purpose now to describe in inr inr inr
r s < iar order ord r the location I of otthe the various variousjiiifStoiKs vrioisztOUr 1 rlols j
> jiiifStoiKs tol1S und to exhibit such pictures picturess II jturcsvil l1rs l1rsti11
s will i h hct > est t serve tten to show 5r the present presentiditlon presentndticr presentiditic
> iditlon iditic of each stone and for this pur purIuse purI
Iuse I I t a L rough ugh sketch t tf If > f the locution of tht thofctontj thttOl thtwith >
fctontj tOl with some rctVrmee froeo to the > sur surr surundtng ur uruJdin
r < iuidinK uJdin country is I snow II1W pon which whichtin SVhui1varlus i
tin t variius oariI U s stones an ndic dk 1Rtd ix d hy h pr pt ptiunera
iunera 1 lOtr jneraH jneraHnvit I II >
1 invi yi uu 1 in imagination im gfratlon to come comewith cometii orne orneWith
with tii me into uIt tlc tI highways and byways byw 5 of
the th Old Dominion on a balmy bt my day in June Junewhen Jun Junwheft Junewhen
when the fragrant tra 1It odor of pine and andbalsam aAdbaJIIam andbalsam
balsam are in the air alra a carpet of newest newestgreen neweatgreea newestgreen
green under foot toot a comfortable feeling feelingof feelingoC feelingof
of satisfaction U with all the world a boon booncompanion boORcompanJOI booncompanion
companion who is a good traveler tra velel and andnever aBdnever andnever
never grumbles and a contented mind mindand mtac1and ndal4and
and with these we will look at the abiding abidingplaces abIcUDsplacu abidingpisces
places of the first stones ever placed to tomark tomark tomark
mark the outlines of the city of Washing Washington WashtngtoR Washington ¬
ton and the District of Columbia ColumbiaThe ColumbtaTIle Columbiamc
The second stone e and the en e of the tbefirst theftrst theilrst
first mile may be found In an open Ibid ftsMadjoining AeNadj Ibidadjoining
adjoining adj halDc the premises es of Mr Oeoar Bag Baggett 1kcgett ikegett
gett MM Wilkes Wllk street Alexandria Va VaIt VaIt VsIt
It hi in good condition and d as a oar Illus Illustration 11I 11II 11155tratloit ¬
I tration shows sb01 is not seriously rIOtMl scarred a arred rr or orworn orI orworn
I worn Originally set in a garden men about
100 yards south of the house I960 WHkes WHkesj WIlk Vllkestreet s sstreet
j street street it was about three years ago dug dugup dVgup
up and carried to the edge ed of tbe iMd iMdby fteNby ileldby
by the side of a high picket fence about aboutfeet
35 feet from Its proper location laeattonat at which whichplace whl ottlck ottlckplaeft h hplace
place we Te raised it upright long Ion enough enovgfcto
to photograph ph Its several sides sidesFrom aidesFrom
From this picture one gets an anor accurate accurateIdea accurateIdea
Idea of the original 1 shspf sha shap and siR of oCmlJeatGftes the themitastonee themilestones
milestones the lower bait being left leftrough leftrou leftrough
rough rou as it was quarried while the re remaining re remaSDlDf remaiuing ¬
maining part of the stone ons was accurately accuratelysawed ace1 accdrteiYsawed ate17 ate17sawed
sawed to one O It foot square tIN top to betas betasbeveled bela belabeveled
beveled for four inches The inscription inscriptionon
on the northeast side Is Jurfsdictkm of ofthe otthe ofthe
the United States StateaDUe StateaDUeOn alto altoOn nfle nfleOn
On the southwest side YlrgmlaM YI On Onthe 0 0the
the northwest side in very large figures AptMo1m flgnrsl1l figuresITn
1m ITn the tJaedate date when the stone was wasplaced wasplaced
placed in position and 114 en the southeast southeastside utbeutaide outhesatside
side aide Var Var W f this bang the 0artatIcm tb tbvariation thevariation
variation of the magnetic needle at t tplace this tJaIaplace thisplace
place in 1391 1391You ImYou flEYou
You win note the very ry small 1 size of tile tbeletters tilelette theletters
letters lette on the District side of tbe tbeConly stone sesneonly stoneonly
only about one inch in length as oota ootapared OIIIpared cornpared
pared with tae eame words on many of ofthe ittbe Ofthe
the succeeding stout JItoIMa and also al the theJarrIe very verylarge verylarge
large date figures wes This N stone is on th thextreme the tbte theextreme
extreme e southwestern 1ItIat limits of the city dtyof eltJot cityo
of o Alexandria and very close doss to tb tbshops the theot theof
shops of the Southern Railway With a alittle aUttJe alittle
little effort e ort one can imagine himself In InAlexandria IDA1uaaclr1a inAJUSUdXIa
Alexandria or Bell Haven as it was wasthen waathea wasthen
then called caUed in the year KB lilt and boar Mart hoarthe boartbe
the t solitary u watchman blowing < his horn boraat horaat hornat
at the street corners as he patrolled the thestreets ueq thestreets
streets q at night as a signal that all was waswell WUwtl waswell
well wellOne wellOne
wtlODe
One quarter varter of a a mile northwestward northwestwardwe t weat weatwe
we pass the new and attractive station stationof atattoDof statloof
of the Southern Railway and climb climbthe cultthe climbthe
the long ascent of Shuteye Hill in Iiiof search seairhof searchof
of Southwest No 2 which however howeverhas howefttbaa hweverhas
has not been found It might be well eR to tosay to8J tosay
say In passing that with this exception exceptionI exceptionevery ptIon ptIonevery
I every one of the forty original milestones milestoneshave milestoneshsve a1s a1shave
have been located and the whole or frag fragments f fmenta rag ragmuenta ¬
ments of them have been photographed photographedi photopaplledTh1a photographedThis
i This stone was evidently placed on the theeast tileeut theeast
east side of and very y ry close to to the Alex Alexandria Alexandria Alexandria ¬
andria and Leesburg turnpike on tbe tbeeastern tbeuterD tb tbeastern
eastern slope of Shuters Hill hi a adiv a sob sobdivision subdivision
division doft now known as Spring Park Parkand Par1r Par1ran4 Parkand
and within a stones throw of Fort Ells Ellsworth JIIIrworth EU EUworth ¬
worth worth which was bulk bul ho1ll by the Federal Federalgovernment lPe Federalgovernment raI raIpvemment
government in May 1WL At this point pointwe MIIJItwe pointwe
we found a large larwet rorce force rce of workmen and andteams adtNms andteams
teams engaged euga in incartlng carting car away loam loamcravel andgravel and andgravel
gravel to be used on new ne roads To our ourmany ourmany ourmany
many inquiries t cautrt as to the whereabouts of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the old stone 1ItOn we received the same aiU an answer aa aaswerno answerno ¬
swer swerno no one i remembered the existence existenceof e
of such a DO4adary The foreman of the theroadmen theroadmcn
roadmcn said that a very peculiar con condition eoadltkn eondlttcn ¬
dition was known to exist there there a move movement mo moment nioemeat ¬
ment of surface earth which he called calledcreeping ca1hddoWlt calledcreepIag
creeping down bin and which wbJeb It true truemay tntemay truemay
may have had something thin < to do with ltb tII the thedisplacement thediaplacement thedisplacement
displacement of this ancient landmark landmarkThe landmarkThe landmarkThe
The county c surveyor of Alexandria AlexandriaCounty AlexandriaCounty AlexandriaCounty
County Mr r Roberta states that he has hasno baaDO hasno
no recollection of ever seeing the stone stoneand stODfand stoneand
and he te sure that It was not to be befound befound
found when be ran out the county line a afew afew
few years ago Mr Marcus Baker in his hisadmirable hiliadmirable hisadmirable
admirable paper pa r on the boundary atonespublished atonespublished atones tonespubllsbed
published in lilT says that it was then thenthought tbeItthoutbt thenthought
thought to be lost lostThe kMItThe lestTb
The Tb next stone stone S s W No 3 3 stands standson ataDdsOli standson
on the southwesterly side of the Lees Leesburg Leesbu Leesburg
burg bu and Alexandria turnpike In an open openfield opetfield openfield
field or pasture belonging to Patrick PatrickCunningham PatrlekCunnln5ham PatrickCunningham
Cunningham about threefourths of ofmile A Amile atmtle
mile from its 11 junction with the Braddock Braddockor Braddockor
or old Leesburg Leelibu road roadWe roadWe roadWe
We were much indebted to Mr Norman NormanE
E Eo Harris arris a carpenter employed by Mr MrCortland 1 1OortJaACl rCortland
Cortland Smith for his friendly services servicesby tervtee8by ervleesby
by means rfteau of which we e not only located locatedthis Jocatedthis locatedthis
this and other stones but pierced the theosage theoranp theosage
osage orange thicket and escaped from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the cruel barbedwire fence which which bleb with withthe withthe withthe
the tremendous thicket made access to tothe tothe tothe
the stone almost impossible It is in poor poorcondition poorcondition poorconditIon
condition very much battered and andbruised andbrulaed andbraised
bruised the inscriptions being < only par partially part1a1ly partinily ¬
tially legible l ble This was the first stone In InVirginia InVilBlu InVirginia
Virginia to be placed at other than equal equalmiles equalmiles ual ualmUea
miles but as the end of the mile fell in ina Ina Ina
a ravine the surveyors measured back backeighteen backelPteen beckeighteen
eighteen rods or poles po and accordingly accordinglywe
we w find the stone tono marked J Miles VS VSPoles lieNelli 3V 3VPoles
Poles PolesOnehalf PolesOnehalf
Nelli0Reha1t
Onehalf a mile westward may be seen seentbe MODthe seenthe
the wellknown Imewn Fairfax Theological Sem Seminary Scmman ¬
inary IDa man and still further westward w ld the thesite thette thesite
site of Fort Worth one on of the cordon of offorte offorts
forte erected by tile Federal govern government pverameat governmeat ¬
meat for the defense del of the city of Wash Washtag WashtOIL WashingOJL
tag ingOJL ingOJLAlt ton tonAll tOILAll
All that remains of S S W No No4 4 is a aplow aplow aplow
plow scratched stump the entire top hav having havIDK haytug ¬
tug been broken en e and lost Its peel position tUon peeldon ¬
don seems to indicate the fact that it ithas Itba8 Ithas
has never been disturbed but remains remainsin remainIn
in the identical spot where MaJ EllteoU EllteoUplaced Ellleottplaced Eflicoitplaced
placed it 117 years ago It is broken oft ofta olrfew offa
a few inches Jnch below the surface of the theground theround theground
ground round and so hidden from view that thata
a few clods of earth thrown up by the theplow theplo theplow
plow plo covers it completely Twice or orthrice ortbl1ce orthrice
thrice we pasted It by without seeing It ItCalling ItCall1nc It ItCalling
Calling into our service the farmer who whoaid whoMId whomid
MId aid By gum Ive run the plow into intothat Intothat Intothat
that stone It OM times enough to know where wherek wMlek whoreIt
k Is we were finally directed to it itIt It Itn ftIt
It is on a tableland or plateau on land landof landof landof
of Mr Cortland Smith and in I the th im immediate 1 1mecUate tinmediate ¬
mediate vicinity of the three Federal 1edera1tort edet1 edet1forts j jforts
forts tort which marked the line Un of the de defenses de detenses dotenses ¬
tenses of the city of Washington Wuhl on It Itis ItI Itis
is I also exactly southwest from the Capi Capitol Capitol Capitol ¬
tol building at a distance of six miles milesThis nltleaThis tohlesThis
This stone like the preceding one onebroken te tebroken isbroken
broken and the top seems to be lost lostThe loetThe lootThe
The entire base with a few inches of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the finished portion was found tying on onthe Oftthe onthe
the ground in approximately the same samespot samespot IN INpot
spot pot where it had originally been placed placedif
if we may Judge by the location of 1 the theoriginal tbeorl51nal theoriginal
original atone on Andrew Eliicotts first firstmap 1mmap Ibratmap
map of the District DistrictIt DistrictIt
It te on the land of Mr Francis L LSmith LSmIth LSmIth
Smith in n cultivated valley lley near the thecast thecast thecast
cast bunk of a small creek some 300 300feet OOfeet OO OOfeet
feet north of the Leesburg turnpike Here H Hereagain rEl rElaplR i iagain
again we were indebted to one of the thenearby thenearby thenearby
nearby inhabitants Mr Isaac Dean for forhill forhis j
his services rdc us l guide and conductor he hecleerCully hecheerfully i icheerfully
cheerfully leaving h ttng his work for that pur purpose purpoIIC purpose ¬
pose We e note here curiously enough enou enought h ht j jthat
that t hat one idea seemed to possess the theminds themlnd theminds
minds of all the th men with whom whom we wechanced wechanced wechanced
chanced to talk viz that we were sur surveying sureing surcuing ¬
cuing the line for the purpose of tak taking takl1g taklug ¬
lug the he V JfpnlA hginla ginla portion back into the theDistrict theDi theTitrit <
District Di rkt The women with whom we weconversed weconvftIMWI weconversed
conversed almost without exception were wtreof wereof wereof
of the opinion that we were surveying
for another electric railroad into Wash Washington Wuhin Washtngton ¬
ington in n city cityStone cit citone citytone
Stone tone one No 0 r i is exactly southwest from fromthe Crfmthe rem remthe
the White House lIou It is in the woods and andon nndJwwht mindriiW1t
Jwwht on riiW1t Wlit difficult to find It Is looated on onland onland nflland
land belonging to Mr Fran FrantC Payne about
550 feet southeast from the Columbia oIumbla turn turnpike turnpike turnpike ¬
pike which crosses the line in front Itlnt uf i
Mr Paynes residence This was the sec second seeand ¬
ond Virginia stone to be placed at uneven unevendistances unevendistances
distances but as the end of the mllo fall fallin fellin
in a little stream near the turnpike the thestono thestono thestone
stono was set 18 8 rod rodft rodi or poles back 1 on onfirm oni onfirm
i firm ground and is marked 5 Miles 304 304Poles 3GIPoles 301Pole
Poles It is I in poor condition badly bat battered bllttued btterod ¬
tered and chipped only a part of the let lettering lettoring et etterJIIC ¬
tering being legible legibleOnehalf legibleOnehalt legibleOnehalt
Onehalt mile west of this Is Baileys BaileysCross BaJleycCross BalleyaCross
Cross Roads and memory is j quickened qulckonad0von qulckonodfJOO quickenedeven
even now at the remembrance remembrance of the lus luscious luscious lusclotis ¬
cious repast re ast of crackers cheese sardine sardineand sardineanet sardinemiand
and coca eOea cola coI partaken of in a tired tireddusty tireddusty tireddusty
dusty and nd almost famished condition at atthe atthe atthe
the corner grocery store at that place At Atthtg Atthis Atthis
this stone stone we are exactly southwest of the thecentral thecentral thecentral
central part of Washington City CitsStono ClbStono CitySteno
Stono No 7 stands In an open hay field fielden fielden fielden
en land of Mr W H R Torrlson and Is
distance northwest of the brick residence residenceof
of Mr M K Eo De Putron and nearly one onemile onemite onemile
mile north of the village of Falls Church ChurchVR ChurchVB ChurchVs
VR VRThft VBTh The Th stone is badly broken two large largepieces largepieces arge argeplec
pieces plec H which have been broksn off lying lyingby lyingby lyingby
by Its aide on the ground groundUnlike groundUnlike groundUnlike
Unlike tho north corner stone near nearWooflslde nearWoodside nearWoodside
Woodside Md and the east corner stone stonenear sLOn sLOnn stonenear
near n Ar Chesapeake Beach railroad d station stationMaryland stattonMaryland stationMaryland
Maryland both of which are three threefeet threefeet threefeet
feet high and nd marked vertically not her horizontally IterIzootaU herizontally ¬
izontally IzootaU this one is but two f Nt et high highand highMd highnd
and nd similar In size to the other Inter Intermediate IntermcUate Intermediato ¬
mediate stones Tho lettering however howeveris
is different dUr nt on this stone going round roundthe roundthe roundthe
the corner comer corn r a part of the Inscription be being beIng beIng ¬
ing on each side sideA sideA de deA
A large oak k tree twentyflvo Inches InchesIn InchesIn InchesIn
In diameter and apparently seventyfive
easily reached being only a a snort walk walknorth walknorth walkno
north no it of the village of Gteacartyn It Itleans ItJeq Itleans
leans slightly and Is In poor condition conditionsnowing COIWItdoDsbowlD conditionshowing
snowing < several severs scars which seem to have havebeen ba babeM havebeen
been made by bullets or grape shot Our Ourpicture QUIpicture Ourpicture
picture well shows the 1IJttered sjittered condl condlttoa condltloa coerdition
ttoa of the stone Its nearness to Forts FortsRamsay lortsRamsay FortsRamsay
Ramsay and Buffalo may perhaps ac account ac account account ¬
count for Its condition as it appears that thatmany thatmany thatmany
many of the old stones were used as tar targets tarby targets ¬
gets by the soldiers encamped In the forts fortsWe fonWe fortsWe
We notice here a change cba e in the size of the theRoman theRoman theRoman
Roman letters tten in tile words words Jurisdic Jurisdiction Jartsdtetlon Jurisdlction ¬
tion Ac AcJ cj as a compared with 1tll die same samewords mewords samewords
words on No No1 1 the letters leU letter being beln much muchlarger JDDeblarger muchlarger
larger This stone is exactly southwest southwestof
of Georgetown and about four and one onehalf onebalf onebait
half miles distant distantMunsons dJataatJluD80D8 distanthiunsona
Munsons Hill HUt a prominent position positionduring potdttondurtnar positionduring
during the civil war is threequarters of ofa ora ofa
a mile west t of this stone No NoS S stands standsin tandin standsin
in an open or cleared field belonging to toMr toMr toMr
Mr G EL E Bloss BI on what is called Upton UptonH UptonHIlL
H HilL L It is in very ery poor condition badly badlyworn adIrworn badlyworn
worn in places somewhat broken and andaccording andacconIlne andaccording
according to our compass COInpa not in tbe tbeproper tbeproper theproper
proper position po ltlon Marcus Baker in his hismonograph h htnOOObraph hismonograph
monograph says 8 According to tbe tbestatement tbeatateellt thestatement
statement of Mr Morgan orpn Sleeves who whohas wAobas whohas
has lived in Falls Church for forty years yearsit yearsIt yearsit
it stood near the road on the side of ofThrockmorton orThrockmorton ofThrockmorton
Throckmorton or Upton Hill It fell with witha Ith Itha
a caving bank baftk lay for some time where whereit whereIt whereIt
it fell felL and finally disappeared some sometwelve sometwelve sometwelve
twelve or fifteen years oara ago If this be betrue betrue betrue
true then the lost t has been found and it itis Itnow itIs
is now reset as before mentioned some some1M some1tI someyards
1M yards southwest of the road leading leadingto
to Baltston BaltstonNorth BallatonNorth EalistonNorth
North of this stone te the handsome handsomesummer handtJomeaununer handsomesummer
summer residence of A M Lothrop of oftbe orthe ofthe
the firm of Woodward A Lothrop LothropFort LethropFort
1 Fort Ramsay Ram occupied ocuptect the western we terM por portion porUoa pertini ¬
tion of the hill upon which th the stone Is teplaced Isplaced Isplaced
placed placedThe placedThe placedThe
The view of the distant city eft of Washington Wash Washington YultI ¬
ington I ton from this point Is a a most en entrancing entrancln entrancing ¬
trancing trancln one and once seen will 111 never bo boforgotten boforptten beforgotten
forgotten Upton Hill has has an elevation of offeet of4W j jI
I 49 feet feet and Is the highest point on the theentire tltetlre theentire
entire tlre line of the original or l District DistrictOn DlatrlctOn DttrIcLOn
On tbe 2Kb th of March i 1181 1191 Gon Wash Washington WashInaten VlUJltIn ¬
ton accompanied aceom uted by the throe com contmtestoners commlalonenlDanlel cornmnlsalonersDaniel
mtestoners mlalonenlDanlel Daniel Carroll Dr David DavidStuart DaldStuart DavidStuart
Stuart of f Alexandria and Thomas John Johnson JohnIOn Johnson ¬
son of Maryland MaryJanda1Hl and by Maj Pierre PierreCharles PierroCbarl8I PierreCharles
Charles 1Enfant and Andrew Ellicott EIHcottsurveyors EllicottsUtVayors Ellicottsurveyors
surveyors rode over so much of the line Unaas lineas j jas
as could be easily 8811 reached and on the theevening theeven theevening
evening even of the next day signed and sealed sealedthe seAledthe sealedthe
the definite agreement with the owners ownersof ownersof ownersof
of the land on which th the city of Wash WashInctoa Washington j
tngton now stands V7r con well imagine imaginethe ImAglllthe Imaginethe
the satisfaction with whirh wl h Maj LljSafant LljSafantsaid L Lnfantsaid lJiatant lJiatantkf
said to Gen Washington ts t s they reined reJ reinedIn Gd GdIn j ji
i in their horses on the brov j Upton Hill HillStr HillSir j
Sir the line crosses whtre we are now nowstanding tOwta nowtndlng
standing ta dInt Look what a prospect Therein ThereIn There fherein
in full view 1e was the already prosperous prosperouscity prosperouticity prosperouscity
city of Georgetown half a century old oldcircled old oldclrd oldCircled
circled clrd by hills while the waving trees treesand treesand treesand
and fertile farms showed the location of ofthe ofthe o othe
the future Capital of the Western e5tern Con Continent ConttDMlt Contln1rnt ¬
tinent tinentThta ttDMltThM tln1rntThis
This stone tone is About one mile sowtltoC sowtltoCthe southofthe C Cthe
the village of Fall hilI Church ChurchIt ChuChIt
It stands in a meadow S W WNo Wro V Vo
No o t on the bank uf Four Mile Run Runt Rupwhich Runwhich
which here is only a fordable stream at atthe atthe t tthe
t
the stele of an embankment made mad nearly nOllrlytT pennytwnty
t twenty tT nty years ago J for the roadbed of u unarrowgauge unn anarrowgauge
narrowgauge nn railroad railroadI
I it to in good condition Wun and the inseriu I Insoription Crln CrlnUOII
1 Uon in I I easily read It is at the edge e eC a acleared acltared acleared
cleared field on land belonging to Mr MrGr MrGro MrGrenough
Gr Grenough enouh and is thoroughly hidden in insummer Insummer iiisummer
summer time by a a mass of foliage and andvines anf1nes u1I1ines
vines alder and blackberry bushes btrnhftsAbout btmbfsAbout bushesAbott
About onehalf on haIf mile north is the village villageof
of Fails Church and onehalf o ebalf ml Inl mile mileIs oast oastis Cft t tfa
is the Falls Church railroad station stationSupposed smtlonSuppoaed stationSupposed
Supposed to be exactly Un miles from fromtho fromtllf fromtiir
tho south corner but according to ac accurntc accltt1te nocmirtte
curntc moasuremf mNUll1r moasuremfnts mfnt8 nt made by trlangula trlangulatlonby trlangulatfonhy tnlnngulatloflby
tlonby the Coast and Geodetic Survey In InISA In1SiI In1sL
ISA actually ten te statute miles and 2W5 2W5f 2105ft 205feet
f ft feet t the west corner stone = stands in the theedge th thdge theedge
edge dge of a little lit tic grove of trees tr tre s a short hurt
lost and one the Initial stone 1s Is not notvisible notIslble flOtvisible
visible Islble but is oonfidently believed to be beIn beIn bein
In perfect p rect condition conditionOne ooudUlonOne cotjdtilonOne
One stone te connected with the ancient ancientcity anclentcity ancientcity
city of Alexandria Alexandria and this Is No 9 on onthe onthe Ontile
the southeast S UUlout line It stands absolutely absolutelyin
in the waters s of the Potomac River at atFoxs atFoxs atPOXS
Foxs Fern and is In a very precarious precariouscondition prcarlo prcarlocondlUon precariouscondition
condition conditionThe condlUonThe conditionThe
The present pre nt occasion seems noim to be a afitting afitUft afitting
fitting fitUft one to call II attention attMtlon In seine somaipublic 801ft 801ftpublic seinepublic
public manner to the neglected and dl dilapidated dlInpldAted dllapidated ¬
lapidated condition n of the th earliest land hvndmurks landmarks landmarks
marks of the Federal government and andto andto andto
to the absolute ab luto necessity JMeesfllt of prompt ac action ccticit c cUcm ¬
tion if their preservation Is thought to tob tob tob
b degirablo degirabloAlthough dQlrabl6AJtlrough delrablaAlthough
Although no longer a aJMlrt part of th the Dis
I 1IAP 1AP of o59fl FlJext1d j t e Varj VarjatQn
atone atQn 9fl time a parf rt f oflhelisTrictof ot o1h1 1hl islri str ct d ofCoumbi of Columbia Columbiashovon ornbIashQwn l lshowins
shovon showins th 1fe BoUTld Bounckvv Jj St Stones StonesPrec nes nesect
Prec ect EW cQtwa jsjy d
feat high ims ha pwra owa up so el dose ta the thestone tileM thelion
stone lion as ft to seriously tadaiigef III II ft In Inorder 1ftorder Inorder
order to preserve e the sieae fe the tree treeshould tNeoakt tveeshould
should be cat down dowq As on all the Vir Virginia VIrIda Viiusia ¬
ginia Ida stones the date ta 13M 1 Two TwGnt8eftlt meg magnificent megntilcent ¬
nificent oak trees each three or four f fee feein t ttit feet
in 1 diameter mark the entrance tnuIce to the thecountry theCOJDtry thecountry
country read oa which the stone ta situ situated lilt liltat4Ml situated ¬
ated atedi at4MlTuraJag atedTurning
i Turning at right rIghtak t angles at this point pointthe OIDttIMI pointthe
the line of the District rune r nOrthWester nOrthWesterly tawter tawterIy
ly to and across the Potomac River my at atI atwhich atwhich
I which point the Jurisdiction of oCea Virginia Virginialend VIrginiaends
lend lendThe ea endsThe
The first atone on thte t line I flno0 N W No Nor No1stands
1 1 r 1stands stands in I the heart of a grove of giant giantchestnuts 8lactI giantchestnuts
chestnuts on land owned by Mr James JamesAnderson James4lJHleraoa JamesAnderson
I Anderson and occupied by Mr Frank FrankCrtnunlns FrankCrbIuIalJg FrankCrhnmius
Crtnunlns CrtnunlnsIt
It hi considerably COI1IJIderablJ broken at the top the thedate thedate theOtt
date Ott being entirely e destroyed troJed It Itmatked is ismarked ismarked
marked 1 mile De while the ftw one en on onthe entbe onthe
the northeast DOrthe t line OM In Hon Blair Lees Leesfield LeesJtekI Leesheld
field near Silver Spring I te marked markedMile markedNil rtred rtredMile
Mile Nil 1 and the first one oa the south southeast southsuet Ua Ua811M ¬
east line Hue near Capitol Heights D O Co C te temarked Jamarked isnearkd
marked Miles 1Iea 1 1N IN 1N
N W No r 2 stands in the edge of the Utawoodl thewoods i iwoods
woods on land belonging to the James JamesPayne JaMiBPa7ne JamesPayne
Payne estate tAte at the top of a deep cut1 cut1ting cut cuttta cutthig
ting through which bleb the Old Oldancl DamiHton DamiHtonand Ddsi1sIonand
and Great Falls Railroad pa passes IMS near nearthe nearthe nearthe
the station known as Catons It Is in i poor poorcondition OOIcondition poorcondition
condition being bel badly dly shattered aue both on onit onIts onIts
Its it edges and top We note here the use useof UNof useof
of italics in the words ords of ttte uu which whichwith wbichwfth whichwith
with one or two exceptions Is continued continuedthereafter oonUnuedthereafter ooutinuedthereafter
thereafter On the stone tone prior to this thtethese th thth8Mwords thisthesewords
th8Mwords these words are In small Roman capitals capitateN capita capitaN
N N W WNol No 2 stands ta on a sloping hillside hillsideIn hHlsl Ie IeIn
In the midst of a thick wood Mr Mar Marcue lareve MarCu
cue Cu Baker says that Cln in MK It It t was brok broken broken booken ¬
en oft below belo the ground ouncl and the top was waslying wasI waslying
I lying on the ground some S 2 feet away awayfrom aiyfrom ay ayfrom
from the base Today the stone te I erect erectand erectand erectand
and in proper position A cart load of ofgoodsized ofgood ofgoodsized
goodsized good t7d stones ato placed around the base baseof baseof baseof
of the atone would seem to indicate the thetruth thetruth thetruth
truth of his statement Mi e to the stone 8 be being be be1ft beIPX ¬
ing < broken Mr John Langton a 1 store storekeeper storekeeper storekeeper ¬
keeper near Walkers alkers Chapel says that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the stone was broken 1 off by the Federal Federalarmy Pec1enilrJfty Federalarmy
army wagons during the civil war and andthte andthis andthis
this seems probable probableIn
In order to find nd solid 1k1 ground grouncllt it was car carried earrled carrind ¬
rind forward fourteen rode or poles be beyond beyond beyond ¬
yond the mile end and we find the stone stonemarked stonemarked stonemarked
marked three miles and fourteen poles polesIt polesIt polesIt
It is on land of Henry C Strohman Strohmanand Strohmannd Strobmanamid
and it te the last stone set m In Virginia Virginiasoil VlrstnlasoU Virginiasoil
soil and marks the end of our tramp trampfor tramptor trampfor
for the milestones milestonesFrom milestonesFrom milestonesFrom
From this point the line Ine continues to toand toand toand
and across the Potomac River crossing cnM8I it ita Ita Ita
a half mile above Chain Bridge B e Fort FortEthan FortEthan PortEttian
Ethan Allen one of the largest of the theFederal theFe4eral theFederal
Federal forts erected ere ted in September MW MWby 1S 1Sby lSlby
by Gen Baldy Smiths division dlvt lon is I a ashort ftshort ashort
short distance east of the atone stoneTh atonenM atoneThy
Thy Th Hue which we have hAy tho thus traversed traversedand traversedand traversedand
and pictured pktu ed begins s at Jones Point light lighthouse ltgbthouse lighthouse ¬
house on the extreme southwesterly point pointof pointof pointof
of land below Alexandria rla passes pa over overShuters OverI everShuters
I Shuters Shut Hill and Braddock Heights Helgh keep keettIn keeplug 1 1ing
lug In for nearly nearl five miles m mU in close prox proxJmlty proxImlty proxbetty
betty to the Alexandria and Leesburg lAeatburgturnplk Leesburgturnpike j
turnpike crosses the Columbia C lwnbls turnpike turnpikenear turnpikenear turnpikenear
near Baileys Crossr Croasrrada ads west of the thavillage thef1I thevillage
village f1I ge of Glen Cariyn over the crown1 crown1of c crown crownof wn wnof
of Upton HIU 420 4 feet above tidewater tidewaterand tidewaterand tidewaterand
and the highest h hest point of the entire forty fortymiles forlymUe fortymiles
miles thence skirting the village of Falls FansChurch FallsChurch j
Church to the west w < st corner orner the most re remote remote j jmote
mote point in the District from the C Cupi Cupitol Cupitol pi j jtol
tol then turning oct t right angles passing passingthrough passingthrough passingthrough
through woods and fields ft lcm to the Potomac PotomacRiver PotomacRIver PotomacRiver
River RiverWith RIver1th RiverWith
With 1th two exceptions exct > ptlons the stones tono are all allin aUtn allIn
in poor condition showing signs of neg neglect neglt negbet ¬
bet since > they the ceased c < u4pd to be the boundary boundarystones bound boundarystones try trystong
stones of the District and one 011 of these thesetwo thesetwo thesetw
two tw baa been removed and ands is s lying on onthe onthe onthe
the ground g Two have l been > n broken off offand oftand offanl
and lost and one has be b ben > n broken in two twobut twobut twobut
but restored rcstor to place One is hopelessly
trtct of Columbia Cot the tMta territory awntionod awntionodta mencne4is
ta to Intimately te17 te17I connected pith > Hh Its early earlyhistory earlyhistory
history that the tb one ta at atIated ama seen associated seenwith ¬
ciated Iated with the other otherIt odIerIt otherIt
It would seem to be proper at this thistime Udatime thistime
time to suggest that steps be taken takeneither ta1lelleither takeneither
either by the State Stat tate of Virginia or by the thecounties thecowatlea thecounties
counties of Alexandria and Fairfax to toprotect toprotect toprotect
protect the existing exJat stones from further furtherdepredations furtlaer furtlaerdepredation furtherdepredations
depredations except such uch as comes from fromexposure fromCX1 fromexposure
exposure CX1 to the elements by the erection erectionof ea eretIosof ttoa ttoaof
of a suitable Iron fence some four GIll or five fivefeet Ayeteet lyefeet
feet square va around each stone so ar arranged arraft8 arranged ¬
ranged raft8 that a surveyor might t have sc scows ac acen socess ¬
cess en to It when necessary but strong strongenough stroDgenoup strongenough
enough and high enough to keep out outevery outeTeI7 outevery
every one else elseNew elweNew elseNew
New stones should be made and placed placedIn
I In those locations where the stones 8t have havei havebeen havebeen
i been broken and lost lest conforming in inshape litshape Inshape
shape and else to the original stones stonesThus tonesThus atonesThus
Thus shall these early landmarks be bepreserved hepreRrved bepreeerved
preserved for the benefit of those who whocome whocome whocorns
come after us usWASTE 118WASTE usWASTE
WASTE OF LUMBER EXTENSIVE EXTENSIVEGovernment EXTENSIVEGOTcrnmcnt EXTENSIVEGovernment
Government Ituclf I III Declared One of ofthe ofthc oftli
the tli Chief Offcnder OffenderFlnst Offcnderlme r rtItJ
Flnst ihs Ksstti City Jam JamTheres JoMI JoMITIMre Josrealrheres
TIMre Theres a great hue alid cry going up upaU npaU upall
aU the time from that department depar neat of the theUnited tbURked theUnited
United States government ftftlftllt remarked a abusiness amaa abusbiesa
business man maa which hlch looks after forests forestsand tOFNtSand forestsand
and timber and lumber preservation preIIerva tlOR be because De Deoauae becans ¬
cause of the willful waste of the raw rawterlaL ir irteriaL IwriAl
teriaL There te good ground for it 11100 11100beeaUBe too toobecause toobecause
because the figures A show that within a afew at ataw
few t w years yearsnot not more than forty say ayour ayourUmber sayourtimber our ourtimber
timber supply will be practically ex exhausted exI exhauated cxhausted ¬
hausted Already prices for lumber 1 are arefar areI arefar
I
I far t r and away beyond what they were a adosen aI adozen
I dosen years ago agoNotwithstanding c cNotwttlwtancJIS agoNotwithstanding
Notwithstanding tIM cry against the thewaste theaste thewaste
waste aste the government In another depart department departI departmeat ¬
I ment compete the destruction of 0 vast vastamounts vastI vastamounts
I amounts of tine lumber every year I re refer re refer nofer ¬
fer to the revenue laws which tch prohibit prohibitcigar problbltcltar prohibitcigar
cigar manufacturers mamlactur r8 from using tilingbo cigar cigarboxes cigarboxes
boxes bo a a second time Millions Mlttle of these theseboxes theselox theseboxes
boxes lox are e destroyed every year when whenthey whenthey whenthey
they could just as as well be saved ved J J know knowthat knowthat knowthat
that the law is enacted to prevent a dis dishonest dishonest diehonest ¬
honest use ot the boxes a second time timebut tltntbut timebut
but a a law permitting their honest use usecould ecould usecould
could be made and there would be no noi nomore nomore
i more violation of It than there te of exist existing exWtIn existleg ¬
leg In laws awshIf lawsIt tewsIf
hIf If no other means could be devised devisedrevenue d devisedrevenue vtHC1 vtHC1reenue
revenue stamps of different designs de from fromtho fromtho fromthe
tho present stamps could be printed for foruse forUse forUse
use on box boxas a second and third or indefi indefinite ln mdclinite fft fftnite ¬
nite number of times As A the law now is isthese Is Isthese Isthese
these boxes box of fine lumber are destroyed destroyedusually de destroyedusually troed troedusually
usually converted Into kindling klndltn wood If Ifit IfIt Ifit
it Is not up to Uncle Sam to provide providey a away away
way y to prevent this destruction of his htelumber tislumber hislumber
lumber It te up to him to shut off 0 < the thehowl tIaebo1 thehowl
howl of his other employes against apJ waste wasteof wasteor wasteof
of timber Thats all allVITALITIES allQJIALITIES allQUALITItS
VITALITIES OP A GISaTLBaiAA GISaTLBaiAAI GE GIthLl3MtX GIthLl3MtXI 4rrLE I II
I wra a dr K who fe a aJ enrtfcBtM enrtfcBtMRr geistIeaeTL
Rr TL Mrta matt wnly Met tk u emrt tare re cia ciaJlOMt s sJt ta taBoe
JlOMt Jt Boe Of a JWfflBTW UN MW Gl < tf Vkfcfc VkfcfcHoles nMdiIIeI
Holes 11 IIeI mi a Hound or 1 1I MtttKseik MtttKseikBy fs1tsa fs1tsaThy
By I tewesjg Shoe tb the walks illts el f Hfc fce twM twMlie UM1J tmilie
lie 1J e JMWT mapA 11IM an B nnkto 1I rnklst tBII tsto t samd samdHe RMLlie abisedIts
He merer wwbbul sibed 1 1Withoat iwmiMs ew benuse benuseithoit mu e eWttkoot
Wttkoot ithoit a Mend or er ertIIIk nid Mt e eant1te eant1teI ek waa waaRr u ufly
I Rr n pride e If lie tol kea ytn so stwwtir 55551 ta ts Ute lac lacUJ111ari face faceUMhriHktoK faceUiarhaIng
UMhriHktoK M MIl wtthoBi a ifatte trace traceUf tceOf Ironof
Of either di4eainor HtMnxx or anvgMt anvgMtAseertfcw tAi awc awcAieertlce
Aseertfcw sw su as asnr mwterta iart ttU silas MostBr Most flattatRr
Rr UHOCTMM The Tb HtU littlest t purl irl way tear tearWJtfc tarWitil tearWith
With atenhite tauwntty UK hair hairAnd bailucI heirAol
And ucI ptaeh Ms tttto m Sowing edng ean < n the white whiteHe wiilelie t i1e i1eHe
He Mrito vpoe Iwryet I Ift re seen 1IeI11 bin 1aile 1aileDr mile mileRy anilelii
Ry tajaKj N No o inter MSB MIIIIl fr than be beHs lteHas beHas
Has eome to prut praTe tk t MraMefes fi worth cxtJa 10 to1Ie a aHe see seeHe
He Hei dee BOt fear flU Ike eMtnkIowi u DO hr hrnt fear fearlist
i list heirs tk Ute tM teen wtfc vie ii kfc muter here beteBy hereJ hereIll
By csoaatenaace If there be nobler nobttrICJIe eye eyeMOM ryca rycaMo
Mo MOM ICJIe full nil of honor and of fJi honwtife honwtifela hOIeIetteIn
In tin < head mi broader dtt shoulder 5h1Jl found foundTtHH fcunctTIttw fowalThea
TtHH have JOe I Mnr mat UM wa or erflew housd housdHere hwIdRift
Here is ttM tie motto OB my BMMfttt Jog JogGwl 1ocGItI 1crUud
Gwl grant I nay y be wcrthy by cf o wy eorV eorVNew q qew de dew
New ew w Orleans TiwcsDeHWcrat T
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HOW TO SEE IRELAND SCOTLAND AND ANDENGLAND ANDENGLAND
ENGLAND FOR THE SMALL OUTLAY OF 150
Port w Tour Tourof of the 15 Emerall me raid I Isle hIeAJrhlI IsletrIsl Ie IeAnfMl
AnfMl at QuMMhWN Seventh dal daJlride diL1ctnreeus diL1ctnreeusriSe ictBrciae ictBrciaekte
ride > kte by boat or nil 0 to CM CoIL StcMMcteg stPt ta th thMctnpolii the theJMtNpoIII thenetis
Mctnpolii by jaaottac oar and trip to v Biaracy BiaracyCasUe BJuMJ0I libmsrjthetis
CasUe Writ afghti lS neat at Cork Kfcjtl Vie VieUria lieWria Ytet
Uria t rfa GeMiftcA or WiNdier ReteLl Bo L I Kfehtk Kfehtkd EIIbUttIQUCIIt Zlphthdaylioiidiig
d tIQUCIIt j Jlomtag IIC Irate to Maerats coach to Otejt Otejtstcritf OlmJIllail Okemaw
maw Glut or Uwtnr Aim Hotel lleleli tata tataAarRy 1IItIaJtr letkdeark
AarRy Jtr ooca e eoa to KettSMre K rail u tq KSkunty KSkuntyPalace KB1uw7fltIIMe Kdtezns Kdteznstl5hoe
Palace fltIIMe Park rIMe or Imperial Hotel on lbs ttetetoa tbeX lbshis
tetoa his MiMtom X 0 Abb Wiff T a wl Koa lion Castle rotes JUbasT aiimTah rotesT
T Tah k eayiansmey ds1cJlima lQ111ne7 toaOmmd e9IIIiIIt t tag trate trateto traJIII t the
to LtaMrii I Panty llfltd The The em sty of UM UMrtaktul Utet88tJ lbsrsted
rtaktul tmty fflm RIfftIItIa U rDnblta fD fUppaav t tam Iltippalimba fUppaavadsx
mba daraiec eama or a Cecil Hotel 11 sWitSMtac mbteasi t at atDsUta atDIII6I atn
DsUta n QMtk llwrafct I Park lKk TVtaHy Ce CeItJt CeItJtol CuPeislied s j jai
lied ai eftar the pataU a of 1 tatai iet ast Ttrdftli lWIftJItIfIt eajMhste eajMhstet
t to IMfast sad U4I Mfsat MSWNr t OlaIew MCBW ant 8oot2fe antbed
bed bedNo
I 2fe matter how good a II sailor or how howmoeh bowtJte howcinch
cinch the sea trip has been enjoyed e it itto ItwWa Itis
to with a universal 1 feeling of satisfaction satisfactionthat satIsfactionthat tlatacUoRI
I that all 11 watch the steward mark oil o each eachdjr tIMtli inchday
i day on the logchart the miles we have havemade haY haYf havemade
f made on each days cia run The whole wholeship wholer wholefeels
ship feels r tbe exhilaration as we w near our ourJourneys ourlteunaers outurueys
Journeys urueys end When at last tIN glad cry cryIs cryta cryis
lteunaers Is beard I Land And Land and echoed fron fronftp frcT1It fra fraPu
ftp Pu It to o Up there is jiot not a land lubber lubberaboard lubberI lubberbimM
I aboard who Wllo does nit Ot feet overjoyed erjoyed to tomail tnI toreek
I mail to the side and strain eager eyes eyesfar eYe8a eyesinr
far a stgnt gIet of the Itttle spet tar away way on ontfce OPUN onthe
the horses 1IorhoItne horsesThe aorfaonTPhe
ne The Cow Bull Bult and Calves Calv are Ilfe not notjnuca notc notmneh
jnuca ef Islands but to our eye e grown grownwcair Town1NUY grownweary
weary of OId old oceans grey aM an melan melancholy mclxiichely ¬ I IcJIeb
choly waste they are fa a as beautiful ufultill as asany asany
any stsnt in tile worM worMWe worldWe
We 1 very soon new fl see the Irish n coast coastIt coutIt coastIt
It meat be confessed con as we see mer issrr1y A AeftMtrty AeIM1IF
eftMtrty r1y tile bleak rocky barren snore snorewere IIhore IIhorewere shorewere
were dtaappoiMted for it is not BOtad tae taeEmerald theEmerald
Emerald law Iakr we expected to see ue ueaty seothebeauty tins tinsbeauty
beauty aty of Ireland being inlandbat we weenjoy weIIdoY weenjoy
enjoy the glimpses Imjwes we catch of the t little WUeItfeatcaed littletMtcIaed lIttlethatubed
Itfeatcaed cottages cot and UM hnasjryleekias hnasjryleek huspyinokleg 1 1cow
ias leg cows cow which browse bro upon tbe rocky rockyaBm MCkyldIk rockykills
kills and feel with delight that thatJllPt ear earslKBtseein ouralgbtes4ng
slKBtseein JllPt be bq cindy begun The TbeOM heON TheOld
OM Head itlnaale is I soon before Detoreout us usstaadta usstanding
staadta standing out boldly I upon the bluff Its itewhite Itawillie Itswhise
white towers being bef seen from afar ala ev on onthlOU5 evthro a athrousa
throusa thro the mist and fop which has hasnuns auJaIlR8 hashung
hung nuns low all morning JD But at but the theetoadB tbeIUe theclouds
clouds are lifted and the glorious xtortous1Iea jam jambeams sun sunbeams
1Iea beams out upon us with a a right warm warmIrfch warm1rWt warmIrish
Irish welcome kissing kJaRn the white tents of oftbe ftile ofLb
tile soldiers in camp upon the bin as asQncwastown uown asauestowu
Qncwastown own bursts upon our sight smtt smttmjr mlbetwem mUIng
mjr between her two grim sentinels seBtIiaeIs4Orts seBtIiaeIs4Ortswhich forts fortswafcefe or orwtaId
which protect her harbor Two interest interestbag JateftetHatIboUM Interestlag
bag islands HailboUae and Span the therat theant thelIrsi
ant rat a prison and the second MCO d a military militaryfree mlUtal7c militarydepot
free depot are close c oee by us m ba the harbor but butwe butwe butwe
we give them no thought t so eager are arei aree arewe
i we e to set foot upon the Old Sod Sodanfiteg SodSa81aIf Sodilnflhag
anfiteg craft with brown brown velvetlooking velvetlookingails ftIMt ftIMtare velvetlookIngsails
sails ails are all about bout ue and small boats of ofevery ofdeertptloa ofevery
every description deseTi are swarming swar around aroundear arouzadear aroundour
ear side filled with an eager alert Irish Irishcrowd Inheow Irishcrowd
crowd all picturesque goodhumored goodhumoredand huaaored huaaoredaad
and bantering as they wittily cry the tbevalue theYaJue thevalue
value and superiority of their wares warMtIe and andJostle and1e
Jostle 1e each ch other while blle blarneying Wa their theirprospective tbeIrcuatomen theirproipective
prospective customers customersEverything cuatomenBftt7th customersEverything
Everything Bftt7th we sefand hear Is delight delightfully dellPthdIr delightfully ¬
fully foreign from the strapping son of ofthe orUM ofthe
the Emerald Isle with his rich brogue broguewho bropewIao broguewho
who to trying to sell you Irish postal postalcards postalcards tal taleanIa
cards and the brighteyed hteyfd rosycheeked rosycheekedcolleen IOIIYcheekedeoUeeD rosycheckedcolima
colleen beside him who te wheedling you youtow youCD youInto
tow CD mcumberlng 1IIe8IDberl yourself with 1tb a pot of ofrale ofrain
1 rain shamrock down do to the hideous old oldhag okIwboee oldbag
hag whose beat t form to wrapped In a aietgaoua aeba1rt a10use
ietgaoua 10use shawl that would vie with withi withcoat withJonepWa
i Josephs coat te its Many colors who is isto Ist IsIuing
t Iuing JOUr PVr For tile less of b bto bison bisonto
to buy her toe AMftJJ hand haadmedi aside lace Chape Chapevary fbapevary
vary chant chantThe daapeTIM chapsTb
The Tb truth Is that m III Ireland the thing thiDCui as asttbteutteu asubiquitous
ubiquitous ttbteutteu ui as the tIaeMrTiJe InevitablE cringing cringingservile aingfngservile
servile persistent beggar r to crocheted crochetedlace credaete4Iaee crochetedlace
lace As truly as every eY Y Italian coming comingte
to America to 1 ideattned with de good goodhotta IoocIa IoocIahotta goodehotta
hotta peanut aa ee ntea n banan so it itseems iteftIJ itseems
seems every female of the Emerald Isle to toeither Saeither Iseither
either making m or selling ug crocheted erocbetecIYbiIe lace lacewhile lacewhile
while the male population seam to con consider CODIIder conaider ¬
sider that every American needs our fa famous faJDOU tamona ¬
mona big 1 stick fat th t the shape of then thennational tbeIrnational theirntional
national emblem the ahillalah ahillalahQneeaatown aMII1uIQuceisetown 1aIah 1aIahwn
Qneeaatown wn Is a fine city but hasnt hasntU5 huntattra hasntthet
U5 attra attractiveness of Cork so we turn turnour tumour turnour
our backs upon it contentedly and take takethe takethe takethe
the train for the metropolis only eleven elevenor eleveor elevenor
or twelve miles away awayMuch awayKucb awayMuch
Much romance undoubtedly un clings clingsaround rlinrOUIId dinesaround
around Blarney Castle with its historic btetwfeBlarney historicB1an3ey
Blarney Stone St but white only a a very veryshort Verlort veryshort
short Jaunt unt out of Cork it hardly pars parsfor paJSfor paysfor
for th th exertion Fear who visit it itex itexce ttexcept ex except ¬
cept ce t UM foolhardy tourtot tourlIKwll1 will be willing willingto
to be held by the heels over the side of oftbe oftbe ofthe
tbe tower as one must do to reach the thestone thealcme thestone
stone and be b able to Was It It for It is quite quitesix Quitelib quitesix
six feet from the top and over M HI feet feetfrom feett1OM feetfrom
from the ground The castle itself te a aruin aru aruin
ruin ru but a wonderful example of the theUmedef thetJme thetinesdefying
Umedef efla yiag methods of the masons of the thefifteenth tbeftfteeath theIlitseath
fifteenth century the tower with 1tb Its tt 1 1otwe 158 158aps 81 81czt
otwe czt aps la I still InRood In n004 condition after five fivecenturies Ivenror1es livecenturies
centuries nror1es The distance from Cork to toBlarney toBlarney toBlarney
Blarney te only five miles and the regu regular r rJar regular ¬
lar ciarge by Jaunting car 2s Cd I IeenLg tdicental 2 2cents
cents so if one wishes to take the trip tripIt tripIt tripIt
It can ca be easily done and to obviate the thedanger thedan thedanger
danger dan and trouble of reaching reachla the blar blarney blarney bieritey ¬
ney stone another aaoth real stone with an anancient aDadent ansacient
ancient date dat has been placed on the lawn lawnwarranted lwnwarranted wa wawarraatecl
warranted to be just as good as the far farMOMS faorlSinal tomesa
MOMS original originalTbe orlSinalThe originalThe
The old pert of Cork between two forks forksof ferIasof forksof
of the Utter Lee te the most picturesque picturesquebut pletUlUqubut <
but the whole city is deliriously quaint quaintThe quaatThe quaintThe
The Royal Cork Institution Instltu on Queens Cot College CoIJee Cotlege ¬
lege and the Cathedral of St Fionn Bar Barare Barare Bararc
are among moD too sights to be seen n St StPatricks StPatrick StPatrIcks
Patricks street begins ns at the bridge b e of ofthe orthe ofthe
the same name and is a wide avenue with witha
a marvelous assortment u of build bUIMit buildings so sodifferent 80dtfterent sodifferent
different and all so o foreign that the thetourist thetourist thetourist
tourist has no trouble in realising realbln < where whereh wherebe
h be is On tle Grand Parade a fine finestraight 11Mahaigbt linestraight
straight street there was once an im imposing imlMIaS haposing ¬
posing statue of Georgsr Ceorgell II but one dark darknight darkRight darknight
night George was lifted rom from from his pedestal pedestaland pedeataland pedestaland
and given vm a bath in I the river where e eas be hewas bewas
was as discovered next morning morningBut JDOrntngBut morningBut
But we shaH not linger at Cork Cortt for the thegoal thepal thegoal
goal of all te always the beautiful Lakes Lakesof Lakesot Lakesof
of Klltorney famous la song and story storyAlready JlWr1IreadY mWrrAlready
Already we are humming hU MIIIft the old tune tuneKillaroey tunKU1ar tuneItIilarney
Killaroey ey known so welt at home and andpicturing andplcl1lrtaA andpicturing
picturing where whereABflHa whereAu
1hereWd
ABflHa Au Md their wIse s4 wt wtla tJ antIn
la J that Kden of the West WestWe WeM WeMutJ Welthandys
handys > utJ I DeKIUarDer DeKIUarDerWe
We have tourists tickets which per permit permtt permit ¬
mit of stops anywhere anwhe and it te always alwayswell alayswell alwayswofl
well to remember that hotel hotelaccommodt hotelaccommodtUiIIIK accommoda accommodaUam aecommodatisain
Uam are u much more reasonable than at atnome atbmae
bmae nome but often we will be asked 8 ed ex exorbitant exorbitant enrWtnt ¬
orbitant prices If we do not know what whatit whatIt whatIt
it to I right to pay Hotel coupons can be behad beat bebed
had at a uniform rate of o 7s ad ide t18 tIS S1 per perday perday perday
day which includes bedroom lights and andservice andtenleethe amdsrvicethe
service tenleethe the last two always being an anextra anextra anxtra
extra xtra charge abroad abroadplain plain breakfast breakfastlunch breakfA8tuncb breakfastlunch
lunch and table lhote < dinner But if ifw ifwe ifwe
w we are only onl to have time for a single singlemeal singlemeal
meal ft it will be necessary to ascertain ascertainthe a certainthe ascertainthe
the price before sitting SItUD down and nd in fact factit factIt factIt
it is always proper to prevent extortion extortionby extortlooby extortionby
by having a knowledge of what hat we shall shallhuve shallhu shallhave
have hu ve to pay There is never any over overcharge overcharg overcharge ¬
charge or trouble when prices are In Inquired Snqutftd iflquhed ¬
quired in advance and nd it will save ve the thesmile OM11t themile
smile 11t which is Had at the expense of ofthose oftbo ofthose
those e richfool Americans who never neverask neverallk neverask
ask the price of anything and get out outrageously outrdg outrigeously ¬
rageously rdg JU6ly fleeced fleecedThe flffm1The fleecedThe
The morning train takes tak s us to Slacroom Slacroomin MacrO Jm Jmh <
h a little 1ittI over an hour From Fr > m herv h hie we weshall Wfn weshall
shall n take th the fourinhand coach in style stylefor stY1efor stylefor
for QlengarrilC Gleng ill where wb e we shall spend th thnight the thtntht thenight
night The road is a splendid one and andI
I
the scenery exquisite exqvt fte affording alto lnl a atinuous con continuous j jtlnuou ¬
tinuous panorama of wild 1eI and rugged ruggedrocks rugg1rock rugg t trocks
rock rocks dark woods and rushing streams streamsuntil 8treamuntH streamsuntil
until we reach the mountain glen of beau beautiful beautlful beautitul ¬
tiful GHengarriir Next morning we RH RHoff II m moft rooff
off again by coach to Kenmare for thin thinIs till
Is 1 tbe theAnost most famous part of Ireland we wepassing 8 8pa8IIIng ar arJinming
passing through and by coach we ITI ITImost e l lJD08t Lmoot
most thoroughly tJaorou bl7 enjoy the magnificat magnificatmountain 11ir Magn1tcertmountain < t tmountain
mountain scenery which prepares prt > rea us for forICIUarney for1001arae7 forlfJllarnpy
ICIUarney now close at hand handuAfter handAfter hand handAfter
After luncheon we will go o for a ri ride rideon < i ion
on the lakes for a first survey of their thrirwooded tlifirweoded theirwooded
wooded shores ahor and a peep at t tRos Ross TJS TJStla Csth as astJ
tJ tla ON the Lower Lake wu Whd re the hoary hoarysummits hlYwmmlu hnurfsummits
summits of tbe surrounding mountain mountainare mountah4are ns nsare
are reflected re u a in a mirror The TheoI ii iiper 1ppsi oI oIper >
per Lake Is the finest of the t he three thr e al although 11thouGh ii iithough ¬
though but small It boasts a a number numberof numtwlat numhrof
of beautiful little islands J and great rock rorkeach rockeaeh rooks rookseach
each with a name and legend f pncl Eigte hEgillXeat EigteNest EigisNest
Nest being the most famous rearing a abare abare abore
bare crest TOO O0 feet and > possessing o5tlt > l8Ing a m hour 111111YeIou1l hourvelotis > r rvelous
velous echo The guide ide will claim < the theecho tMe theeels
echo e bo repeats Itself twelve tw le times but 1 1confess Iconf 1confess
confess conf I could only count seven 8 en but they theywere t twere tbgywere
were most musical and pleasinr 1eaiiln reverber reverberations reverflela reverb reverbThe ¬
ations onsTbe ationsThe
The ruins of Muckross Abbey Abbe are u uthe arethe Oa Oathe
the Upper Lake and said 8i 2 to he the themost diet theimet
most t picturesque plctuTe 1MI in Ireland IrelandI KUtorasy KUtorasyis
is I Indeed a jewel and her wooded wooWsmlJlnl gteasv gteasvsmiling glen glensmiling
smiling Islands rugged peaks pea peatoric > and his historic histone ¬
toric ruin like a thing of beauty are ant1Ddeec1 amindeed areindeed
indeed a joy forever foreverFrom foreverFrom foreverProm
From Killarney we go direct to LIla Laaverick LIlaertek I Ierich
erick ertek known as The city of the t ttreaty violates YIofatIIItnt violatestreaty
treaty tnt Way back k in the hue time ell oL Wfflhua WfflhuaIII wIII WUuLII
III the city was wa besieged bes1eg and after afterere manysevere many manysevere
severe ere repulses the King through t tgeneral tbeo Mo Mogeneral hisgeneral
general offered very advantageous terms termsto t tto teemeto
to the besieged The Irish soldiers adIentJae nneter nneterth un unthe
th the Karl of Logan desired to hold out outbut oat oatUt outbut
but the terms t being so fair were 1Ifefteepted ac accepted incepted ¬
cepted and the city surrendered Today Todaythe TOo4a7tile To Tothe
the very stone on which the famous fatreaty famoustreaty fsmonatreaty
treaty was signed alpedwbtcb which was afterward afterwardso
so basely violated YioIIItedcD can be seen oa 08enete4 a pod pedestal podsatal ¬
estal erected on the north end of TIle ThoLtexerick TIleBt14Ip Themend
mend Bridge Bt14IpLhMrick BridgeLhneridc
Ltexerick CUtIe cti built in the ttow tt Uin of ofKtog flitKlDg OfKing
King John Job although a ruin ruta ta a aRruct1lre astructure aoate aoatestructure
structure with seven msssrre mandyc tawura tMNntatIIl tususustill tawurasUll
still In a state of good preservation aft aftconnected allCOIUIiee altconnected
connected COIUIiee with walls wall of enormous 00i tkeek tkeekWe tIIIekWe t tseas
seas seasWe
We shall 11 not loiter in Limerick bat batafter blat blatafter butafter
after a a few hours sightseeing t shall go goon lIDOD goon
on to Dublin DubU The River Lntey U q cots eut the thedty Uteclt7 thecity
city of Dublin into two twoparta almost esalports jejaal jejaalpart
ports part and aDd after leaving vtac the city clt7out abroad abroadout iIs iIsout
out Into beautiful Dublin Bay Ba Baby y guarded suaraedby guardedby
by Howth and KilUney HUto HUtoTbe HillaTIM IliumThe
TIM principal eights Ia of interest interestChrist aft aftChrtat areChrist
Christ Church Cathedral Cathedralr01DMle4 Cathedralr01DMle4at founded to tor Inend
r end nd St at Patricks cathedral al alOID dal dalfront Mlfroiu
front OID the fourteenth century Other 0tIIerplaces OIherplaces Otherplaces
places of Importance to the visitor are arePhoenix anPhoenIx arePhoenix
Phoenix Park Park Dublin Castle and Triatty TriattyCollege TrtIIItrCoI TdMtjrCollege
College CollegeWe CoI CollegeWe
CoIWe We can feel ssttofied tIIAed that we have IMtw 1 1a lie liea bad bada
a meet enjoyable Irish trip tripDOt and have havenot havenot
not wasted a moment 1 since we left the thesteamer UI tiessteamer
I steamer at Queenstown In the tileIDe own owning mornlag ¬
lag bright and early earl early we ahaU ahaUsay lt lty
say y goodby by to Dublin and aDdthe po mt to tothe inthe
the thrifty thrift dean more modem JDCNJeraof shy ettyof shyof
of Belfast Here H e we can spend the a aft afternoon aft afterisoon r remoon
emoon looking nrond for we weby shaH Mayo teaveby Mayoby
by the night steamer stear er tvr ft Glasgow there thereby tiemby ¬
by 1 saving time and a hotel bill binXcxt billXe3t bilLNext
Next Vveck WcckLand eekLaJ1 Lanil o Canny Scot ScotPARIIAMENTMIY ScotPARLIAMENTARY 5cotPARLIAMENTAiY
PARLIAMENTARY AMENITIES AMENITIESOnr
Our Legislative Ie bIHthe Spain Decorous Be BeHide neKlelc Beside
Hide Those Tliome In Italian Deputies DeluticsP DeputiesPme DeputiesVnm
Vnm UM lb FbfiuMgfcm fA I T r rThe Leder LederThe LedayThe
The personal altercations which ooca oocaJIIonaIIy oocasionally occasionally ¬
sionally occur la tile Manse of Rapreso Rapresoattve RstuaoaLatives l lat
attve at like that between Messxa Galled Oalneand tiIei tiIeiaJIcI Galledand
and Mahon Mah tbe other day are ettussjse ettussjseof uesof y 11 11of
of pwrnamentary decorum wfc whencomgored whencomgoredwith nte0nps CUIIIJiUId CUIIIJiUIdwltla Md Mdwith
with frequent t scenes in I some of ofEuropean the theEuropean tb tbEuropean
European parliaments a Here Here for 10pie a ama eaounplc amapie
pie translated from a Borne newspan newspager newspageris t ta ei eite
te a report of a recent sitting of th tbIIt tbIItltallaa thuItalian thItalian
Italian Chamber of Deputies DeputiesTbe JeputJarile DeputiesThe
rile The Socialist Deputy Ferri JlnaMiHInT d4dthe JlnaMiHInTthe I Ithe
the floor to reply to M Santini who whaaceuaed hnsl hnslaccused he heaccused
accused him in his absence the day be before be befon before ¬
fore fore of having declared in a speech eck at atBologna a aBoIogns
Bologna 0 that every err Italian general aeaeraInJJI had hadrun hadrun
run away on the field of battle battleM baWex battleU
M Ferri had said aid being familiar with WttJtbistorJ wttkhistory withhistory
history that against the Austrian AuatrIeMAtrka aa sad in inAfrica InAfrica
Africa many y Italian I generate had taken takenflight tabat tabaTIN takenflight
flight flightThe flightThe t
The The PrsiMant Pr oC the tbeIDIIUlt Chamberlfon Chamberlfoninsult Cles birren birrenlimult
insult the army I cannot all w yoa to tocontinue toooatID tocontInue
continue continueM ooatID contInueMi
ooatIDJ
M J Sandal to M FerdToo lIen1r are aNratIter the tiesfathom thefather
father of cowardice Be quiet you 708roraodala good gostffontothing goodfornothhig
fontothing fontothingM roraodalaFent
M Peril to M SantiniTo Saatbd Saatbdtwtce have havetwice hewstwice
twice been slapped a1ap In the tileJaO face and andno m mno
no response responseM rnpoueJiL rtsponsehi
M JiL Santini SaDtbdI I have Ie always aIwQIaK totssfct totssfctM fu fuhi
M Giotttti GloUttt President PretiIdJiIt of the Ouneil OuneilTho cu cuThe cw cwrho
The rho country does not believe te 1 those thosehumbugs uehulDba toshunbugs
humbugs hulDba hulDbaM humbugsAL
AL M Ferri FentAt At the battle of Astowa m mAfrica Ja JaAtrka hiAfrica
Africa the H generate ran away awayA a aA awayA
A violent tumult here be arose hi the thachamber 0chamber thechamber
chamber and the discussion could not IIOtheard bo boheard beheard
heard heardM heardiI heardM
M GtoltttiTou were not there thereM tJaereM thereId
M Ferri FerriNe1tbe1wen Neither were you youM JOLI youhi
I M Gtolitti GIoIIttiYOUf Your words are unworthy Baworthyof WGItb WGItbof
of the U Payment I scorn your optntoaa optntoaaM 1luff opluloIf 1luffi
i M Ferri FerrIIt It te the word of a goalie aeatisman 8IIIdI1INUt goalieman
man addressed to toox rogues roguesM rogumd
ox M d SantiniYoa are a coward cowardInsults cowaQ1aaulta cowardbiauIts
Insults and denunciations filled the tileotber air airother akother
other deputies loudly denouncing cI ties thospeech tIIeapeech tiesspeech
speech of M t Ferri The members of tIM thagovernment tIMgoYelDrpellt thegovernepetit
government arose to leave the chamber chamberSeeing dIaJDIIerSeeing choaberSeeing
Seeing this tIds M Peril cried criedGo criedGo criedGo
Go brigands You are unworthy WOItIa7 to tosit tosit tosit
sit here Banque Romaine Tbtanros TbtanrosBanque ThinssBasque t tBanque
Banque BanqueAt Remain RemainAt RomalneAt
At this th allusion to the old oldthe disputes on onthe suthe
the Roman bank bank M Ji Gtotitti GI tamed fierce fiercely IIIcely daresly ¬
ly and rushed toward the left left hut baitUl the thaMinisters the1ln1
Ministers Ul 1ln1 6terl ters of Agriculture and of oCtNtra Poatas Poatasrestrained utae utaerestralnd
restrained tNtra him himM WmHlr himM
Hlr M Btrtettt came up to M JIL Ferris P Ferrisseined at atsehet1 seat seatsefcsed
seined him and said 01 I 1 spit hi Inyen your face laeeyou faceyon
yon vile hogr hogrSeveral bof bofseveral esr esrScveraI
Several deputies interposed hot the thealtarcatlon tMaltercadolt tie tiealtinucatlost
altarcatlon was w such sue that the PresMtnt PresMtntordered Piedoatthe t tQrCIeN4
ordered the gendarmes armes to dear deartlae the tct tctbttfKM tit titbdML in inbuses
buses bdMLf bttfKMMM
f MM FCT and Satlnl conUnuea COD to toafebw 18a toabms
afebw each other Finally the tJMwas th 1aelIwas hiehfcifl hiehfciflwas
was dosed and the chamber cb mberJIb adjourned adjournedIll adloursedIlls
Ill JIb Humble Judgment Wrong WronjrPMM Wrongresin roDJr roDJry roDJrYea
resin tk Ht ntiw Y ea k tea teaYea OssYes
Yea said the publisher of art cata catataguec cat catand catalogum
taguec and artistic advertising adv advlune deviceshave devices I Ihave
have done wU OeU the past year and expect eQIICtto expectte
to do better DeU11t in future sometimes SO I 1mMtake make makeu
u mistake however that makes makesme me fast a alittle ttlittle alittle
little tired tiredNot tiredNot tiredNot
Not long ago our firm wished to repro reproduce f8IIcluce reroduce ¬
duce in catalogue and card form for a paint paIatlog painting ¬
log that appeared ap in one of the thezbIM theaises awga awga2to
zbIM 2to s I called on the artist to buy the theright tMrlllat tie tieright
right She wanted 400 400 It was more morethan IBGHthan mmsthan
than I was wining to pay so I offered offeredher oMInIIher ered eredbet
her a royalty Instead InsteadShe 1MteadShe InsteadShe
She accepted and we have already aIreMto had hadto hodto
to pay her tIUSO 1JHO with the demand far farthe fOrth fsrthe
the th picture increasing Inrstn incteaslngeerY every ver hour hourAn houroAn hourAn
An experience like that keeps keepsfairly keepsfairly a seen seenfaIrly
fairly humble regarding rdlng the th Infambttiy Infambttiyof Infa Infaof
of his business Judgment JudgmentMeant jud judgmentlonnt nt ntIcant
Meant Him HimKron IUrnfIJoaID himldrou
Kron the CVJwtie Stanford and ate Ti TiBess T TBeuI TiL TiLBessI
Bess BeuI I really think May is in love lo loou wtOi 11thyou wtOiyou
you youJnrkRcally youJarkRcally ou ouJR
JnrkRcally JR kRcR1Jy Why WhyBess WhyBNeI WhyBessI
Bess BNeI I heard her remark yesterday yesterdaythat yestsrythat tStfr tStfrthat
that hOmelIness bcmaell in a man te not realljr real a adrawback adrawback adrawback
drawback but a sign of character

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