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EDWARD T. THOMPSON'.
A LOSING TRANSACTION.
Tho history of tbe bond syndicate lor$i
would be more interesting It the iinmc3 of
all who participated in its benefits could
be known. Little more than six months
ago a secret sale ot $00,112,963 in bonds
was negotiated. The purchase price of the
bonds was 104 1-2, and Uiey mere sold by
thesyndicateat prices ranglngfrom 112 1-2
to 120. While the syndicate claims only a
net profit of aboat $2,101,000 on the
transaction, it is difficult to see how the
received bust have ranged from 8 1-2 to
115 1-2 per cent.
Bat the worst part of the sale is the loss
totticgovcrnment. Had tliebondsbecnsold
by the government directly to the public.
Instead ot to the syndicate, the amount
realized would have been the difference
between the 104 1-2, which the govern
ment recehed from the syndicate, and the
112 1-2 to 120, which thcpublicpaidtiitbe
yLdicate. This amount Is variously esti
mated, but it is safe to assert that the
government lost $10,000,000 by theyndi
cate method of disposing of bonds. .
Secretary Carlisle announces that an
other bond sale will not be necessary. Inas
much as the Administration has been in
close consultation with members of the
syndicate, this Information Is particu
larly gratifying. A bond sale now would
bo especially disastrous not only to tbe
hopes ot tbe Democratic party, but to the
bueincss of the country. We hae had
enough of bond Bales for tbe present.
IIIOOUK THAN GHOVEIt.
It must be rather humiliating to the
President of the United States to read that
Prof. Filzslnimons, master of tbe art of
physical culture, requires no less than
three special cars for his comfort when on
a journey. Tbe President Is forced to be
content with one, and that one furnished
free by railroad corpiratlous. Trot. Fitz
simmons pays for bis. It was in this style
that the professor was found to be travel
ing when he passed through Washington
last night on bis way to give a Dclsartean
exhibition to the people of Texas.
President Cleveland Is forced, when mak
ing hli little tours, to rely upon the larder
of the railway dining car for creature com
forts. Prof, ntziunmons carries with
blm crates of the finest capons, alive and
cackling, an J only to be slaughtered when
the master calls his chef dc cuisine and so
Prof. FItzslmmnns, If he be able to carry
out his programme, will earn In one night
as much as the President earns in a jear,
ossuming that the President really earns
his annual salary of $50,000. Prof. Fitz
slmmon3 carries with him as his only ap
propriate pet a great, fighting, Nubian
lion. President Cleveland Is accompanied
by a poodle dog. If history does not lie.
The professor bangs at the face of a, so
called human being like himself, stand
ing up courageously to take his own pun
ishment In return.- President Cleveland
bangs at ducks and reed birds with a gun,
and tbe birds cannot hit back.
There Is no use of moralizing over these
comparisons. They speak for themselves.
If they do not prove that In these fin de
alecle days It Is better to -be a prize
fighter than a President in this great
union of republics, tbe most progressive
country of the world, what does It prove?
roLICEMAN'S PISTOL AGAIN.
Whilethere seems to be hardly any doubt"
that the fatal shooting of young Dcmpsey
by Foliccman Vermillion was purely an ac
cident, yet it was not an accident that the
officer pulled his "gun" to frighten bis as
sailant. So It Is with nearly every one of
thefataUhootlngs tbatoccurso frequently.
Officer Green merely Intended to scare a
negro go that be would stop running, but in
a clear field, with both sty and landscape J
for tared, no hit-tie fleeing man in the
head and killed him Instantly.
In no oilier cities ol tbe world arc such
accidenU, so frequent as In those ot the
United 'States. In London, the world's
metropolis, wth five millions ot people
crowded together, policemen are not per
mitted even to" carry' tlub, except upon ex
traordinary occasions, and can use a deadly
weapon only when that Is absolutily neces
sary In self-defense. In Paris the pa
trol use'-weapons almost never except for
the purrxwo of dispersing a mob.
Of course no one can quite Judge of the
predieatnentln which apolicemanflnds him
self when attacked by toughs, but It must
seem from these comparisons either that
American cities are afflicted with a more
murderous outlaw class than European
cities, or that American policemen are less
thoroughly disciplined and that their Judg
ment is Blower and less perfect than that
of their trans-Atlantic brethren.
Tossibly the transplanting of the foreign
tough to America may furnish an explana
tion" of the rail that police officers commit
fewer in urders on the other side, or, possi bly,
the foreign officer permits disorder to go
on without interference more than bis
American cousin does. '
rnANCE IN MADAGASCAR.
While the whole Christian world, France
Included, Is holding up Its hands In horror
at tbe atrocities against the Armenians
in Turkey and tbe missionaries In China,
it might be well forall good people to take a
glance at France in Madagascar.
To begin with, France has no moral
or political right upon Valagossa soil, ex
cept the brute right, to take what she can
get from tbe natural owners. France has
ever been merciless in htr petty conquest
over weak people, and -while the territory
to be tecurcd in Madagascar would be of no
great benefit, tbe war upon that people
has been persecuted with a persistency
almost amounting to Insanity In view of
its disastrous decimation of the French
Thousands of French soldiers have found
graves in Madagascar toll on account of
affections due to tbe climate. Thousands
have been sent back to France disabled by
illness and thousands more are sick upon
Madagascar shores. Camp and vessel are
one vast hospital.
Ills but fair, therefore, in behalf of the
persecuted Islanders, and of the French
soldier as will, that the critics of Turkey
and China should take a shy at France with
their keen lances. Already a. protest
conies from humane men and v. omen in
Trance against tbe governmental policy
which cuts both ways. A cabinet crisis
is threatened on account of this policy,
and the opposition will hnrdl) be silenced
by the report this morning of a victory over
six thousand novas in which eighty natives
While all America desires the Cuban
patriots shall be accorded belligerent rights,
and tho administration is being hauled over
tho coals for Its apparent indifference In
regard to thini, possibly the Cubans them
selves are most to blame for the inaction.
Several, weeks, ago a provisional govern
ment was formed by the insurgents, and a
President and other officials elected. That
was a proper formal step which shpuld
have been followed immediately by theap
polntment of representatives to the Gov
ernment ot the United States. With such
officials knocking at the door of the ad
ministration and demanding recognition
the chances for the taking of this ltal ac
tion would have been greatly strengthened.
When tbe recent civil war In Chill was at
its height the faction fighting the Tilllan
government sent several representatives
to Washington, asking their recognition.
Owing to persistent misinformation given
to the State Department by Minister Egan,
the Chilians were even refused a hearing,
but when the rebels came of f triumphant the
chief of the envojs, who had been treated
bo contemptuously by the State Department
authorities and the President, was made
minister, nnd the whole administration
had to eat bumble pie.
It is not probable that such a blunder
would be made In the event ot Cuban pa
triots sending accredited representatives
"to'Washington, and It was a serious over
sight not-to-have had thtra here long ago.
Public sentiment would ensure their cordial
treatment. They would be fairly lionized,
and recognition would almost certainly soon
follow their coming.
Lieut. Peary Is very rcti(t?nt in regard
to the result of Ills recent tramp through
Northern Greenland, but enough Is known
To show that he and others ot Ills party
narrowly escaped tbe fate that has over
taken so mapyiittbese curious enthusiasts
who persist In trying to reach a point upon
which they can stand stock still and yet
turn their faces during twenty-four hours
to every point of tbe compass.
Peary's expedition, It is true, had not
for its object the discovery ol the North
Pole, but bis purpose was almost as sense
less, as his explorations were In a land
where "ilcfSenslClo person would ever think
ot "locating," even for a cummer resi
dence. Admitting that he has contributed
something to science, be nearly sacrificed
his own life and the lives of others In
the effort. A meteorite or two, a stray
and badly-wrecked fossil or so, even the
discovery of that edge of ice which is cup-posed-
to mark one-spot ot the northern
limit of Greenland, do not compensate for
the loss ot even the canines which died of
disease and left the party dogless.
JJxploratlons of desert or forest which
may be transformed into fertile fields,
contributing to man's subsistence, Is al
ways commendable. Tbe man who makes
two blades nf-grass grow where but one
grew before is more deserving of immor
tality tfian he who loses bis life amid con
tinents ot ice, or even than he who shall
discover the North Pole.
Tbe foolish things that have been done
in tbe name ot science are innumerable
tbe crimes are not a tew. It may be of
real benefit to know ibe cause ot heat;
the composition of the sun; the, exact mean
ing ot- the mysterious corona; of the pe
riodic black spots; .tbe source and sub
stance ot what is called the magnetic
'element'and 'influence, but those who
spend tbe nights and days of their, lives
looking for new comets, tracing Martian
canals, bunting for new asteroids or plan
etary satellites, or seeking earth's poles,
must.be set down nul.as scientists but mere
seekers after notoriety, for their discoveries
'are of no real use when made. i
'BTen-HLieut. Peary's expedition was
full ot danger and threatened death, and
should lead sensible people to frown upon
polar explorations by halfTazy cnthus-
siasts, or condemn it entirely until ltls I
taken up by a syndicate ol gbTemnte&U I
and prosecuted In a way that will Insure
success with a minimum of danger.
"vYILTi kill mr becommenda.
A telegram from Richmond announces
that Gov. O'Ferrall intends to refer to the
lawlessness of Alexandria County In bis
message to tbe Slate assembly. It Is natural
be should do so. Tho Governor referred jo
It In bis promise to the Board of Trade
committee, and tbat reference Is on file
In every newspaper office hi Washington.
It is an old political trick to abate public
abuses by official messages or blatant
promises. President Cleveland annihilated
tbe trusts In that way, and It would be
nothing strange for Gov. O'Ferrall to
obliterate Alexandria County lawlessness,
outlaw tracks and all, with a ringing
recommendation to the Virginia assembly.
Tbe public would believe Gov. O'Ferrall
more sincere if he had made an effort to
compel the Alexandria County officials to
enforce the law. -Thcro is nothing especially
commendable in framing eloquent phrases
denunciatory of an evil tbat could have
been remedied by prompt, energetic action.
Deeds are better than words, and If Gov.
O'Ferrall were half as enthusiastic in
driving thieves and thugs oul of Alexandria
County as be was tbe Coxey tramps, there
would be no need ot referring to such an
abase in bis annual message.
It is safe to say that there will be no
legislation against tbe outlaw tracks or
their evils in the coming State assembly.
Public sentiment against such free-for-all
vices is not sufficiently developed to In
fluence such a change. Therearetoomany
O'Fcrrolis and Musbbacks in control ot
State affairs for tbo better element to
predominate, and we must be contented
with promises and official recommendations
until a different set of men officiate In'
Virginia's public offices.
The weather bureau must be running
with a hot box.
Lieut. Peary will find no trouble In
tbawlng bis pemmicau in the United States.
Let us hope that the antipathy of the
administration to free silver will not ex
tend to free Cuba.
Secretary Carlisle says it will not be
necessary to rig another syndicate bond
sale on the sliip of State.
Now that Mr. Rote lias risen we can
afford to drop Dunraven.
That matrimonial bond purchase of the
Duke of Marlborough will deplete the
Vanderbllt coffers by several millions.
Tho medical board in charge "of Corbctt
will probably issue dally bulletins announc
ing his falling condition.
It Is announced that Gov. Morton's lioom
for President was Inaugurated by a brass
band serenade. It only needed, such a
send-off to make It a Joy forever.
It ound3 like old tiger times to see the
mines of Amos J. Cummiugs, Hugh J.
Grant, John C. Sbeehan, Daniel E. Sickles
John It. Fellows. Thomas F. Gllroy and
other sachems nf less notoriety upon the
roster of a Democratic convention.
The bauds of Cleveland and Falnfcild
are not yet conspicuous in connection with
the Democratic gathering at Syracuse.
It sounds almost like a romance from
Buzzard's Day fishing grounds to read thai
In many partsof Wyoming the snow is two
Thanks to the fat little English spar
rows the slaughter of reed birds forlhe
average restaurant table has not been so
terrible thii season
In tbe luxury of tpecial cars Bob Fltz
slnimons can see Cleveland and go him
The temperature may tie hot, but how
glorious is the sunl.ght. and iiow marvel
ously blue the skyt Think of these,
and don't swear at tbe beau
Only a little more than two months until
Congress comes again, and then numerous
statesmen whose names have passed com
pletely out lit memory In one summer" will
once more be known in print.
Let the Cuban Junla-at once see t it
that the CubanprovUionaIgoernmentsonds
an accredited diplomatic representative
to the court of Grover Cleveland.
Now that President Cleveland has placed
the consular service under the protection
of civil service laws, let liim take the grand
est step of all by thro wing the same shelter
ing arm around the tens of thousands of
fourth-class postmasters of tbe United
Some Very.Queer People.
Sarah Bernhardt has presented her two
pet gorillas to the Jnnlln des Plantes, of
Farls. She is now anxious to engage a sea
serpent for tbe season.
The Duke of Sutherland hns added to
bis love fur yachting a taste for cngine
Jrlving. He is actually having a private
train built for himself. He Is nn expert
engineer, and dellniits in locomotives. On
tbe first trip of the new train the young
Duchess Is to be permitted to drive the en
gine. One-of the notorltlesbf Paris is LInquct,
who was official coachman of Napoleon III
during all bis Imperial career. A Tier the
lattcr's downfall LInquct became driver of
the hearse for the great burial company ot
Paris. He recently officiated in that ca
pacity for President Carnot, and had pre-
iously presided at the funerals of Thiers,
Victor Hugo and Gambctta.
Xobert Pate, an Austrian millionaire,
whose death Is reported, struck Queen
Victoria In the faee with ncaue forty years
ago, when lie was a lieutenant in the Tenth
Hussars. For this he was banished to
Australia. He amassed great wealth, but
was never permitted to leave Australia.
Martin Ballweber, arrested the .other
day In Pittsburg, said that he had been a
tramp forry-fonr years. He is seventy eight
Over one of the doorsor the new Memorial'
Church to Emperor William I, at Berlin,
Is carved tbe lnscrifitioii: "What camels
the fallArs or our largest cities once were!'
Slay 2, 1895. Not even three hundred
thousand marks! Shabby!" Tbe architect
tries to explain it by saying that some
one wrote the words in Jest on the plans;
nnd an Italian workman, who did not
understand German, chiselled them as her
'TV ft'., Mu.u 4Ac In 1-fn Un,u.l
"I have beard a groat-runDy miraculous
fish storjqs,.", sabla memberpf the Anglers'
Association, "but'one of the boys brought a
toad yarn down from tho club-house yes
terday, whlciiJusfc knocks the scales right
off all the flsb.t fabrications that nave
ever come'to my ears.
"We have.a lot if chickens up. there, and
a young brood ot teu. These ten aro fed
with conimeal, mixed with water, in a
saucer. Of course, this hot weather very
often turns it sour, and then that attracts
a great many files.
"A, yo jug toad, says this friend of mine,
had ciidenlly noticed this, and not being
slowtoappreciateagocd thing whenhesces
It, makes a regular babtt ot Jumping into
tills saucer, iplling around In the meal until
thoroughly covered with the white mixture,
and then sits there and gobbles up all the
files that are unfortunate enough to come
within an Inch or so of his stronghold."
"One of the quickest pieces of work on
record," said a well known builder, "is the
completion of the new Lafayette Square
Theater In the short tlmcalloltcd those hav
ing thq matter in charge. Up to about two
weeks ago everything was iu cbaos and it
seemed to be a phjsical Impossibility for
the workmen to get tbe building ready for
"Manager Albaugh bad about gh en up In
despair, when tbe idea occurred to him to
work two sets ot men. a day force and a
night force, as a solution of J.he problem.
"Electric lights were Introduced Into the
building',' and tho sound ot the hammer has
scarcely been hushed la 'the last fortnight,
as both nigbt and day tho artisans are bus
ily engaged onthe building. Tbe result Is
that on next Monday nigbt, the date set for
the opening performance, everything will
bo In Bbipshape order and the public will
bare revealed to them for the first time one
of tbo prettiest little playhouses In the
Vltltors to the Zoological Garden yester
day couKl be counted up in the thousands.
Many iicrsous who bad started for the
power bouse of tbe Chevy Chase Railroad,
under the impression tbat one fare would
carry them through, got off at the Zoo when
informed that they were laboring under a
wrong idea as to tbe rate of fare.
Considerable feeling was expressed over
the neglect on tbe part of the railroad offi
cials lu not maklngvnown the, exact condi
tion of affairs before the cars left the city.
An Odd Thing Or Two.
Capt. S. L-Hinde. who read a paper before
the British Association tbe other day, on
cannlbali, savs that all the races of tbe
2onKo basin in Africa practleecannilialism,
and that while it is prevented in some por
tions by the .white conization, in other
parts of the basin it Is on tbe increase.
To a letter "from nn Italian firm of real
tate agents, offering him a great estate
In Italy with 'a ttukedom thrown in for so
many IhouKuic'l dollars, Darnell I.Iiarnato,
the K6utli African diamond king, replied
tbat h e would consider the offer It the cro-n n
were Included! (
A dog known as "Spot." tbat had saved
the lives of i.evfrul children, was run over
tnd killed in' Cincinnati a few dajs ago.
When the nens became knowjs he school
children clublieVl together and liought a
sandsomc oak! coffin for the deceased
animal, and Trheo the day of buri-il arrived
between 000 and 1.000 of tbe little ones
followed to the grac.
M. Goron, who w once the bead ot the
detective bureau ot Paris, .-ml waas well
known in Scotland Yardason the continent,
has made an application to be retired on a
pension of $400 a year. M. Goron became
famous by clearing up tbo Gnuffc murder
mystery, but was afterward de oscd front
his high office and relegated to a division
Henry Howe, a member of Bir Henry
Irving's company, is the oldest actor In
the world. He is eighty-four years of ago
nnd has been an actor since he abandoned
his creed as a Quaker, fifty-six years ago.
He played at the Haymarket. London, for
over forty years. He is in fine health and is
very young iu spirit. He has played with
Irving for thirteen years.
Atlanta. Ga.,is tbeonlycity In the United
Stale.! tbat has a house constructed wholly
of paper, from foundation to chimney.
Things Quite Foreign.
President Faure has taken out a license
to shoot game on the preserves around
Paris, like a plain citizen of the republic
M. Faure, by tbe way; won his reputation
as a sportsman by shooting tigcre In the
bauara anu menace ana Douqutin in
Garibaldi's colossal questrian statue
erected on Mount Janlcululn, at Rome, on
September 20, was cast by a new method,
by wbiclf the whole process was finished in
four month, instead otthe twenty required
m the old Kystem ot easting. Twenty-five
tons' or bronze were used for the statue.
Tbe heaviest taxpayer in ti wcrid is
said to"be Marincsco-Bragatiu, a Roumanian
mauufacturcrofalcohol. His taxes last year
itmounted to $550,000.
Indreijgl ng the harbor utSwincmunde. on
the Island of Usedora, a church bell weigh
ing 500 pounds TV as fished oatwhole, with
the broken, half otjanotber bell. From the
Ascriptions tbey ore believed to have been
stolen during the thirty years war and to
have been sunk with the vessel that bore
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The Bisbop ot Carlisle boasts that he
"can sew ai button on better than any
woman." The late Bishop ot Worcester
earned to knit wi as to be able to take
:p his wife's dropped stitches when sbe
;rew old. '
Priests and Churches.
LaGrandeTrappe, the parent of allTrap--1st
monasteries, was lately thrown open
to women foV the first time In ttshistory, on
tie occasion" of' the consecration of Its
new church 6y the Bishop of Scez. Before
tliat only three women had crossed its
threshold, James Il's queen, Mary of Mo
delia, accomjrkinying her husband in 1G96,
nnd Queen Amelia and the Duchesse de
Nemours, who were with Louis Pliiliipe
rhen he visited the convent in 1847.
Donatello's famous altar in the Church of
St. Anthony at Padua Is to be reconstructed
according to the original plan, making use
tt trio fragments and bronze figures belong
ing to it, which are now scattered nil over
the church. , ,k.
Tom Paine exhibition is to be held
b December, in a London chapel, ot all
places. "It'JsXrue the Chapel is Moncure D.
Cardinal Vaughan fcas been accused ot
npproprlatlng-the arms of the see of Can
terbury. The arms conferredopon him by
' Pope Leo are Uie historic arms belonging to
all British Archbishoprics, a crazier sur
mounted by a. park as the field for the
Protestant .see is azure, that in the 'arms
given to Westminster Is gulea.
HIE COINAGE ML.
Continued from First Page.
gluia's delegation nf ten Congressmen
contains three Jones, Swnnson and
Otcy who are outspoken advocates of
the white metal; while Tutker. Tyler,
Turner and Meredith are numbered among
the sound money men, inasmuch as they
votod to repeal the Sherman law. This
leaves three. Elicit, McJUuney and Walker,
new members elected last fall, whose
position 13 somewhat in doubt.
"Tbe West Virginia delegation nf four
Dovcucr, Dayton, Miller and nulingr
ls reported as Solid for sound money,
although it Is stated that Huling has
kindly feelings towards free suAer.
"Iu North Carolina the delegation of
nine has five free sliver members Skin
ner, Woodward, Stroud, Shuford and Lln
uey and one. Congressman Settle, for
sound money. The position of the re
maining three Lockliart and Shaw (Dem.),
and Pearson (Rep.), is uncertain.
"The South Carolina delegation of seven
Members contains four Talbert, Latimer,
Strait and McLaurin who arc known to
bo for free silver. The remaining threi
Stokes, Wilson and Elliott are Demo
crats. "The Georgia delegation ot eleven Mem
bers contains six Lester, Crisp, Moses,
Livingston, Bartlett and Tate who are
known to bo for free silver. Of the re
maining flvo Congressmen, Turner, Law
son nnd Russell are for sound money. The
Tenth district remains to V: filled. The
Seventh district is represented by Con
grccsman Maddox, who Is understood to
be opposed to free silver at tbe ratio of
1G to I.
"Of the two Members from Florida,
Cooper is for sound money, and Spark-man's
position is somewhat uncertain.
KENTUCKY SOLID FORSOUND MONEY
"The Alabama delegation of nine con
tains at least sit sllverites Stalling"),
Robbins, Cobb, liankhcad, Howard and
Wheeler. Clarke is for sound money, and
tbe views of Harrison and Underwood,
the new members, arc not known.
"Tbe Tennessee delegation consists of
ten, of whom four McMillan, Richard
son, Cox and McDarmnii are free sllver
ites, and two Washington and Patter
sonfor sound money. The probability
Is tbat the four.remalning Congressmen
Anderson. Olbsoi, Brown and McCall
who are Republicans, will vote against
the 'half-dollar heresy.'
"Of the eleven Congressmen from Ken
tucky flveare Republicans Hunter, Lewis,
Evans, Push and Colson. Tbe Republican
party In tbat State is committed to sound
money, and II any member of the Congres
sional delegation does not agree with the
platform on that subject he has kept that
fact to himself. The remaining members
of the delegation, who are all Democrats
Hendrick, Clanly,' berry, Owens. Kendall
and McCrearj may be said to be for
sound money, although Clardy is claimed
as n conservative silver man. It is be
lieved, bowei er, that In a square Issue he
would be. found on the right side.
"Tho Mississippi deh-galion of seven has
three sllverites Allen, Money and Will
iam"! and two sound money men Kyle and
Call hlngs leaving two Dimocrats Denny
and Spencer whooe position Is somewhat
NO FREE SILVERITE FROM OHIO.
"The Ohio delegatloa of twenty one mem
bers is solid for sound money, according to
tbe best advices.
"Indiana's thirteen Congressmen are re
ported united for sound money. From pri
vate sources, however, it Is intimated tbat
Congressman Tracewell has free silver ten
dencies. "The Illinois delegation of twenty two
members contains, at least two free silver
men Smith and Marsh and it Is barely ros-
slblc that among the fifteen new members
there will be found some recruits to the
"TheMichigan dclegal Ion has twel vemem
bcrs. four of whom Thomas, Linton, Avery
and Stephenson are known to be sound
money men. Aitken is a free sliver man.
The other seven Corliss, Spalding, M Hoes.
Bishop. Smitb, Crump and Snovcr arc new
members, nnd their position raonm be learn
"The Wisconsin delegation of ten Is
for sound money with perhaps three ex
ceptions. These are Cooper, OUen, and
Stewart, who would in all proliabllity
vote for a free silver bill. The first
two named are known to favor free sliver
"The Minnesota delegation Is for sound
money, with the exception or Towne,
who is reported a free silverltc, and
Eddy, who Is an international bimetal
"The Iowa delegation of eleven contains
two free sllverites Hepburn and Hager.
The remilnder are reported In favor of
CHANGES IN MISSOURI SENTIMENT.
"The Missouri delegation is composed
of ten Republicans and five Democrats.
The former are uearls all new men, and
our best advices are that they are, with
the exception of Burton, for sound money.
However, tbey would undoubtedly follow
any caucus or platform of their party. Of
the five Democrats three Messrs. Hall,
Cobb, and Tnrsncy arc for sound money,
while Dockery and De A rmond arc the only
two Democrats standing for free silver.
Tbe number ot followers of tbe white
metal In Missouri, therefore. Is only
metal lu Missouri, therefore, is only three.
"The Arkansas delegation ot six mem
bers are ail for free silver, although our
advices arc tbat fully half of them are
'climbing tbe fence" and will be 'subject
to the general Influence iihich seems
likely to prevail at Washington at the
coming cession of Congress.'
"The Louisiana delegation of six is ex
actly divided on the question Back, Ogden
and Robertson being for free silver, and
Meyer, Price and Boatncr Tor eound money.
Buck, however, may change his mmd.
"In North Dakota Johnson Is for sound
money. In South Dakota Picklcr is ft
free Eilverilc, and Gamble's views are
TEXAS TRUE TO FREE SILVER.
"Of Nebraska's six delegates the silver
men arc Andrews and Kem. Mciklejobn
and Halccr voted against the repeal of
tbe Sherman silver law, but since then
their views have changed.
"The Kansas delegation is composed of
eight, of whom four, Blac, Brodirick, Curtis
and Baker, arc for frccsilvcr. The new men,
Miller, Long, Calderbead and Kirkpatrlck.
arc Republicans, and will be governed by
the party platform.
"The Texas delegation ot thirteen mem
bers, is, with one exception Congressman
Craiu solid for free silver.
'The delegations from Montana, Idaho,
Nevada, Wyoming and Colorado, are all
for free silver, which means six votes.
"On the Pacific slope, Washington's tjva
members are for free silver. In Oregon, tbe
two Congressmen likewise. Of California's
seven members, five are known to be bjr
free silver. There is a possibility that toe
remaining two Republicans, Johnson and
McLachlan, may foluw their confreres on a,
At Delphi a fourth GreeMiymn has been
discovers! by the French. It in In honor
of Diunysius, belongs to the fourth century
before Christ, being thus carter than the
other hymns, and has no musical notation.
It contains much historical Inf ormatioa.
PICK OF THE CHURCH
Catholic Prelates to Meet in This
City Next Week.
SolemnlllshMnssat St. Patrick's Will
Open the fecrvlces Many Improve
ments Made In This Church In An
tlclimtlon ot the Gathering Pit pern
to Be Read.
Tbe first three days of October will
witness tbe largest concourse of Catholic
prelates that Washington has ever known.
On October 1, tbe fourteen Archbishops of
the United States meet officially to dis
cuss their diocesan affairs, and also to
hold their annual consultation as directors
ot-the Catholic University.
On Wednesday morning rft 9 o'clock grand
pontifical High Mass at St. Patrick's
Church will mark the opening ot the cuclia
ristlc congress. Tbe Indications are that
this congress will be, attended by the en
tire Catholic hierarchy, consisting of
the Cardinal, Mgr. Eatolll, all the Arch
bishops and a large number nf bishops and
ThcEucharistlo League isadoctrlnal order
which wasfounded inParls in 1885.1thasa
large membership in Europe.In this country
It has been but recently instituted, but al
ready It is well known, and has about five
hundred active members. The object of
this organization is to promote devotion,
and to fprend the knowledge of tbe great
Catholic doctrine of transubstanllation.or
the real presence of Christ under the ap
pearance of bread and wine.
Last year, on August 7 and 8, the first
convention of the league met at the Notre
Dame Uniierslly, South Bend. Ind. Some
few rules and by laws were then made, but
It was decided to leave the general framing
of the association to tbe first great congress
ordered to meet here this autumn.
Right Rev. Bishop Camillas Paul Maes, ot
Covington. Ky., Is the president of tbe
league. He has silected tbe Hotel Arco, on
Fifteenth street, as tbe headquarters ot
his association, and through the courtesy of
Bishop Kenne, the assembly room of McMa
hon Hall has been given for their literary
and business meetingi The congress will
last two days.
Tho reception committee, consisting of
Rev. James Mackin, pastor of St. Paul's,
here, and Fathers Haincke, of Philadelphia;
Gibbons, ot Buffalo; McEIroy, ot Derby,
Conn.; Van Antwerp, of Detroit, and Garey,
of Covington, will receive the visitors at
tbe Hotel Arno pn Tuesday at 4 p. in., and
enroll the names of the delegates.
At 7 p. m.. the diocese and directors ot
the league will bold a special meeting, un
der tnechairmanship otthegeneraldirector.
Rev. F. Eede, O. S. B. The high mass at
St. Patrick's is the first ceremony of
the congress, and It will be worthy of the
great occasion. Mgr. Satolli will cele
brate the mass and Bsbop Keane will
deliver the oration. Iu bonor of this grand
event, St. Patrick's has undergone the
most elaborate repairs. The new altar Is
a work of art and is one of tbe finest in
America. It is ot Vermont marble with
snowy onyx plllastcrs and columns of pur?
Gothic architecture, surmounted with three
graceful carved spires In front of the
altar u a superb has relief of the Last
Supper, and on each side companion repr
sentations, also in bas-relief, one of tlie
gathering ot the Manna, and the other
symbolical of the great event about to be
commemorated tbat is, tbe sacrifice ot
MilcbisCdecb, which prefigured the blood
less sacrifice of the Eucharist.
The Talx-rnacle will also be of Vermont
marble, with a bronze door decorated with
wonderful grace ami beauty. Tbe entire
sanctuary will be lighted with delicate
electric lights, and the beautiful effect
produced by their radiance admldst the
pure raarlile tracery and carved spires of
the altar and tabernacle, will be a sight
tbat will long be remembered.
At 2 50 on tbe same day the Co egress
opens Its literary ami business sessions at
Assembly Hall, Catholic University. The
meeting will be followed by a grand pro
cession to Divinity Chapel, where bene
diction ot the blessed sacrament will be
given. On Thursday. October 3. the second
session will begin at 9 30 a. m., and tbe
final session will be at 2.30 that after
noon. The closing exercises will be almost
as solemn as tbe opening' mass, butlhey
will be of an entirely different character.
After the last meeting the entre congress
will repair to DivinltrCbapeL where they
will spend an hour In adoration of the
blessed sacrament. Tbey will-then put
on their sacerdotal robes and form a
solemn procession that will proceed from
the main entrance of Divinity Hall, around
the curved walks that lead to the Mc
Malion building, from there through the
stately grove of cedars that stretch to
ward the college of St. ThomaR Aquinas,
and through the lorgi range ot the Uni
versity grounds, until they again reach
tbe Divinity HalL
Mgr. SntoW will bear the Blessed Sac
rament, and the accompanying bishops
and clergy will hold lighted candles,
scatter flowers and s'wing the censers. It
will be a spectacle nt often witnessed
outside of the great cathedral cities of
Europe, and win'rHSlSeT almost a thou
sand ecclesiastics, -r- -
The most important papers to be read
at the congress are as follows: Rev. E.
R. Dyer. D. D., S. S, of St. Mary's Semi
nary, Baltimore, "Place of the Holy
Eucharist In the Divlne'Plan of Salvation;"
Rev. D. McMahon. D. D., pastor r St.
Tbomas' Church, New York city, "Tbe
Holy Eucharist and the Personal Life of
the Priest," Rev. D. F. Feehan, of St.
Bernard's, Fitebbnrg, Mass., "The noly
Eucharist and the Ministry of the Priest;"
Rev. J. F. Foley, of St. Kerin's Church, St.
Louis, "How to Promote Devotion to the
Blessed Sacrament Among the People."
SOME OF THE PAPERS.
Rev. H. J. Heiscr, D. D., the well-known
editor of the American Ecclesiastical Re
view, has a series of learned discourses
on tbe manner of preparing ihildrin for
their first communion; on how to prepare
adults; tbe grounding of all In an abiding
love for tbe Blessed Sacrament.
Rev. H. Brinkmeycr. president of BU
Gregory's Preparatory Seminary, Cincin
nati, has a paper on "The Priests' Eucba
Bet. Walter Elliott, C. Bi P., St. Paul's
Church. New York aty, will talk on "How
the Real Presence Makes Converts."
Rev. Joseph 'Yazbeck. thenoted American
missionary, has a discourse nn the "Holy
Eucharist in Eastern Countries.''
Elaborate preparations aro now being
made to entertain the distinguished visi
tors. The Cardinal and tbe factulty of
the Catholic University will give the league
a reception at McMahon Hall immediately
after the dedication exercises on -October
1. This reception .wJUbegln about 4 p. m..
and will be attended by Washington's 1
At National Park
Came called at 4 o'clock p. rr..
Admission, 25 and 50c.
IERNAN'S LYCEUM THEATER.
All this woe.
"THE PENNANT tt INNER."
Fields and Hanson's
An organization composed ot absolute a tlsts.
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Matinees Wednesday and Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Drew
In the first production of tho new comoJy,
"THE -BACHELOR'S BABY,"
By COYNE FLETCHER,
Under tho direction of McKEE KANKIN, who
also appears in tho cast.
DRIPC? Jli.50. 1100.73c, reserved.
iniULO 'Jate and 23c, admission.
Next Week "PUDD'NllEAD WILSUN."
EW NATIONAL THEATER.
"- Every Evening and Vatlnee Saturday.
Eighth Annual Tour and Annual Autumn Visit
to H asaiaeton of
LYCEUM THEATER COMPAXY,
OF NEW YORK.
To-nlsht, Tuesday and Wed. and Mat Sat,
Tie Case o! Rebellion Susan
Thursday. AN IDEAL IRS HAND.
Friday. THE MIFE.
fcatnrday, THE CHARITY BALL
Next Week-LTTTLE CHItlSTOrHER.
ACADEMY Prices 23,50. 75c andSI.00
Wed. and Sat 'Toe" 25 and SOdtesorved
THE GREAT ELECTRICAL DRAMA
Presented U PRANK L0SEE and a
& The White Rat.
eek Commencing September 2X
Matinees Tuosday, Thursday and Saturday.
Superb production of the Great
A New Story of ThrilHne Local Interest, Il
lustrated with a series of Manroloas Mags
T AFAYETTE bQUAKE OPUCA HOUSE.
Absolutely Fireproof. Handsomest la America
JOHN W. ALDAL'GU. Manager.
In a Superb Proluctlon ol
100 People on the Stage
Direction Abbey, Schoef
fel & Grau.
Fred Emerson Brooks.
Tho most brilliant and popular entertainer
of tho day.
Cor. of 13th and L Sts N. W.,
Friday Evening-, Sept. 27, 1895.
Tickets, 25 rents. For sale on and af tar Tues
A rare entertainmeat for tho cultured and
the admirers ot keen, classic humor.
most famous people, both in a religious and
a social sense.
Ou Tuesday, at 8 p m , Rev. Jobn Gloyd,
pastor of St. Patrick's, has extended In
vitations to all the archbishops and clergy
to attend a grand organ rvcit.nl and racrcd
concert. On this occasion, Signor ilain.i
and Trot. Jobn Lawrence will prove tbe
qualities of the magnificlcnt new organ,
and tbe best vocal talent of Washington
will pour forth sweet music for the enter
tainment of tbe priestly visitors.
The Carroll Institute, with its piriodiral
hopitabty, will, on Thursday evening, Oc
tobers, throw open Its stately residence for
the Lirgcst religious reception ever given
in Washington. Seme of tho best known
and most prominent citizens are on the re
ception committee for this occasion, and
there Is no reason to liclievo that t be Eucbar
Istlc Congress will fail to appreciate the
kindly efforts of this distinguished club.
There is a rumor afloat that hereafter all
the meetings ot the league will lie held In
"Washington. It Is the desire of the pres
ent Roman pontiff to make the Catholic
University the ctntral point of nil relig
ious gatherings In the United States and the
willknown courlcsyof Bishop Keancand his
associate. Dr. Garrigan, an telling points
In favor of Leo's proposition.
Baroness Rothschild is noted for her dell
cato courtesy. Recently sbe Invited a fa
mens prima donna to drive, and after din
ner asked ber to try tbe tone of her piano.
Not a sound came from the keys. "I had the
instrument unstrung tblsmnrning, mademoi
selle," said the baroness, "that you might
sec that the only pleasure that I premised
myseir f rom your presence this evening tva
the presence of your society."
Fires From St cum Iipe.
It is found that dry charcoal, when th
acat Is removed from it, being nearly pure
carbon, will absorb oxygen from tbe air
under favorable conditions so rapidly as
to produce active combustion that Is, a
Vimc. Now, the process of the origin of
fire from a steam pipe has been thus ex
plained, viz., tbe beat from a steam pipe
will in course nf time char nr carbonize the
wood in, contact with or close to it, and
wben this charring process extends to any
depth in tbe wood It presents a surface full
ot fissures and cracks, thus exposing a
large section to tbe air, this charring driv
ing the oxygen out of the charred portion
and keeping It oat while tbe heat Is kept
up. When, therefore, the beat Is removed
tbe charred wood reabsorbs oxygen from
the air, and tt tbe action hi rapid enough
in a dry atmoasbere combustion follows. .
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