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EltXEST G. THOMPSON.
Careful investlgationby The Timesamong
the employes of the Anacustia Street Hail
road Company has resulted In the discov
ery that several of these victims of either
the poverty or the cirpidlty of the manage
ment are suffering from want and illness,
either In their own persons or in their
limissed because they refused to ac
cept less than the miserable pittance whicli
they were iaid, they have as yet been
unjb'.e to secure other employment, and
their necessities are so extreme as to call
for the assistance of those who have the
disposition to contribute to so worthy a
Of course the Street Hallway Protective
Union will act to the extent of its ability,
but this organization is itself laboring
against heavy odds in the opposition of
corporations, and their evident determina
tion to make it useless, and it cannot, there
fore, be expected to do everything that is
demanded for the comfort of these un
fortunate men and their families.
The boundless sympathy that mnst be
feit for such victims, of the inhumanity
of greed mut surely lead to prompt and
lilteral assistance now that the" necessity
fur it is made known.
ELECT ION 1'llENO M EN A .
The I'emocrats won several glorious vic
tories yesterday. They have to their credit
Mississippi, Tammany, and Amos Cuni-iuiuj-s.
These acquisitions will counter
balance a great many reverses of sucli in
significant character as thelossof New Yorfc
Bute. Maryland, New Jersey, and prob
ably Kentucky. Of course, the Democrats
Cou!d expect nothing good to come out of
6uch Slates as Massachusetts, Pennsyl
vania, Ohto, and Iowa, and therefore they
don't count. But Democrats -Mould be ut
terly inconsolable for the loss of New Jer
sey. Maryland, and Kentucky were it not
for Tammany anil ML-sUvsippi and the only
There Is little use In engaging in dia
gram making. All sorts of solemn reasons
may be given about treachery of friends,
and indifferent or antagonistic adminis
trations, factional quarrels, and so forth.
One (iornun advocate says sarcastically
that "the Baltimore Sun did if in Mary
land. The San might retort that it was the
support or the Gorman organ that did It.
Seme say the Iialtiniorc and Ohio Railroad
Company influence defeated the Hurst
ticket, but ir that Influence had any bear
ing at all it would really be in favor ot
Gorman, ror what it opposes is usually
The real kernel of the nut that was
cracked yesterday is lhatitlsan "off year,"
and therefore a good time Tor factions ot
all shades and grade to fight out their
battles. Local and Statclssnes prevailed.
Vice was as aggressive as usual, and vir
tue thought It a good occasion to vaunt
its own purity and make a redistribution
of the local loaves and fishes.
No one need expect any great reform to
result from these remarkable upheavals.
Some old influences are set aside, but those
tUio watch the conduct orAne victors will
undoubtedly discover that they arc made
of clay, very similar in texture to the mud
of which Uie vanquished are composed.
By all odds the most direct contest between
what some call law and order and its op
posite was la New Tort city, and there the
reform f usiorrtsts were so heavily sat down
upon that even the genius of Roosevelt and
Farkhurst will hardly rise to the occasion
of a satisfactory explanation.
Of coarse the Republicans will take great
comfort from the general results, not only
on account ot present advantages, bat la
tho conviction that their successes will have
Immense Influence on the national contest
ot next year. This Is an assumption which
will doubtless be found to have little basis.
No one will suppose for a moment that
New Jersey, Maryland or Kentucky will
choose Republican electors, and the result
In New "Cork city will once more place
Tammany in po wcr, with it sbonndless a biiity
to furnish an"bld-timc Democratic majority
which, by hook or crook, will overwhelm
tbe Republican avalanche that usually
sweeps over the State above Harlem Bridge.
Tliequcstlon of thelufluence of this year's
results npon the great contest of next year is
really the only one of enduring Importance,
and those who engage in that battle will
probably find that the vlctorlesof yesterday
are to a great extcnf meaningless In that
connection. The victors will be made tho
target of the vanquished, and thelradmlu
istration of affairs will be an object of
fierce and telling attack.
KEELE" AND HIS MOTOR.
Statements come from Philadelphia
sources that the Kceley Motor Company Is
about t be reorganized and that the New
-York millionaire, John Jacob Astor, is
to purchase the large interest In the so
cailed invention now oivned by tbe brilliant
Mrs. Bloomfleld Moore. It this be true the
company will be placed upon a more solid
basis than it has been for years, and the
public may learn something more of the
nature or this astonishing alleged discovery
which has excited the deepest interest
among scientists for long years.
It Is Impossible ti belicTC that Kecjey
is a fraud to the extent of playing upon
the interest and cupidity of scientists and
capitalists ail these years for the mere
notoriety he has gained from tbe capital
put into bis machine. There is reason to
believe that Mr. Keelcy has been experi
menting with a powerful force which he
himself has not been able to develop or
control to the extent of making It a thing
of utility. Skeptical Investigators have
witnessed the performances of the motor
and Lave come away favorably impressed.
Cautious capitalists, and notably Mrs.
Moore, have invested large sums in ex
periments. Mr. Keeley is yet to be proven
a fraud, deceiver and fakir.
Long years passed after the discovery
of tbe power of steam before that force
was utilized. The tremendous possibili
ties or electricity were undeveloped for ai
long perliKl after the practicability ot the
fluid was made manifest, and even at
this time it may be said that the utiliza
tion of it is in its infantile days. The
sensible wax to treat the Kceley experi
mentation is to give It every encourage
ment. It Is to be coped the promised re
organization will give a new impetus to
Keeley's efforts, and that he will take
Into his confidence scientists who may
follow up his work should he be rendered
unable to continue.
SEXATOK GOKMAN'.S PLIGHT.
For Hie first time since he thoroughly
fastened the picturesque grasp of bossism
upon Maryland politics Senator Gorman
has sustained a decided reverse. Demo
crats of Influence who had worked sym-
lt l.etlcally with him when he was no more
virtuous than now. turned against him and
succeeded in carrying a sufficient number
ot other Democrats with them to elect the
Such cataclysms tiavelnvnriablyoccurrcd
in the career of boss politicians and while
they show a healthful condition of popular
thought, they have never tx.cn final. The
ga-al- reform captains In battles of this
kind Ufv their vigilance In the very
midst ot U:elr effusive rejoicing, while the
Insidious boss and his lieutenant do not
"let up" for a moment.
SenntorQuay is more nearly a prototype
of Gorman, or Gorman or Quay, than can
be found elsewhere In all the ranks or pro
fessional politicians. Quay lias repeatedly
surfercd unqualified and disastrous defeat
in the great Republican State or Pennsyl
vania, by combinations of independent Re
publicans and Democrats, but on each occa-
6ioiuhe has maintained his nerve with
supreme confidence and philosophy, lias
promptly followed his defeats with the most
brilliant or successes, and not infrequently
his late antagonists were willingand eager
to accept benefits at his hand, and return
to the snug vicinity of the newly orgaulzcd
and well-oiled machine.
Maryland anti-Human Democrats may
learn a valuable lesson from Quays history.
Gorman has suffered a reverse, but he is by
nomeansoverthrown. Helsa lively factor,
and ir lie will rid himself of some of his
disreputable heelers he may come up s mll
irg arter the last rouisd of the next con
test, unbruised and triumphant, with his
antagonist put to sleep in his corner.
Eternal vigilance Is tie price of freedom
from boss rule.
It may seem inhuman but It is true that
the last proclamation of the President will
undoubtedly provoke a colossal and whole
sale massacre in turkey, butaruoug the Epi
cureans and not the Armenians.
There was little warmth for Democrats
in the blanket ballots in use In the various
The action of Judge Charles E. Phelps,
of Baltimore, in purchasing the ground on
winch his regiment did battle at Spotsyl
vania Court House for the puriose of erect
ing a monument in memory of those who
fell In that fight, is highly commendable.
No superior officer can do a more laudable
act than to commemorate the valor ot his
-Gorman will be out of humor when he
has no me-too partner in tbe Senate.
Corbelt eeins to bavea great timeproving
Filzsimmors a coward with his tongue.
"Gentleman Jim" is liable to wear out tho
patience of his admirers by the friction
of his jaw.
With a Republican colleague Sherman
will no doubt reel like a newly married old
A solid North sends greeting to a more
or less solid South.
It was a great day for squirrels,
Oh, My Maryland, my Maryland!
Over the Ashe ot a Cigar.
After a day or toll, the sweet
Calm of content.
Comes with a good cigar, I weet.
When tbe light Is spent;
When time Is loth to gather his wings
Ot shadows deep.
O'er the little mother who rocks and sings
The babe to sleep.
From the harboring wallsofhomca war
Care sails afar.
Wreathed in the witch inghalogray
Of a good cigar.
No other scene can, like this, in life.
If the home, thebabe.and tbe little wire
Belong; to you.
PRISOI REFORM II EUROPE
lesult oflflp'ries Mo Systems Which
. Are In Yogae li Fweip Lands.
Machinery for Reformatory Em
ployment Is Almost Perfect In
tho Continental Countries.
In one thing prison reformers are practi
cally agreed, and that Is the need of entire
separation or prisoners in Jails where pris
oners are' committed for trial and wbere
they are often remanded to serve out short
Some of the worst sinks oriniquity in our
own country bave been and Btlll are our
county Jalis, where prisoners, old and
youug, have been Indiscriminately hud
dled together. It is l,ard ,tbeu, to keep tho
poison of crime Iroin pervading the whole
hucn Jails are' simply Institutions for
propagating tbe spores of vice, and tnany
ot our houses of correction are noPHuicu
better. In the model jails of Europe and
America criminals have uo contact when
ever with each other. Pains arc taken to
provide optional band labor of various sorts
In their ceils lor those who are awaiting
trial, as well as compulsory labor lor
those who are under short sentences.
The therapeutic value ot labor is thus
recognized as one ot the most Important
elements In prison discipline. The elforts
to abolish productive prison labor have
not seriously Interfered with the prlsou
systems or Europe. In England this agita
tion has led to the employment or prison
ers in the manufacture of goods for the
army and navy and civil service depart
ments. Without exception, prison reformers tbe
world over are agreed that the abolition
of prison labor would be a revival of bar
barism hardly less cruel than the renewal
or inhuman phjslcal tortures. Unproduc
tive prjal labor, such as turning the crank
and working the treadmill has. been abol
ished on the continent. But these still
exist In England. Tbey cannot be said to
be physically cruel as used there; they
are simply useless for the state and of no
moral value to the prisoner.
One of tbe most tharacterlstlc features
of European prisons as a whole is that
prisoners are allowed to have a portion,
of their earnings. This system prevails la
France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Kus
sU, Sweden, Detnark and other countries.
The amount earned by prisoners va ries con
siderably where It depends upon piece work.
In France, at the Malsou ivntraie at
Meiun, the average salary of the pris
oner is 1 franc, 78 centimes, or about 33
tents a working day. Of this amount the
prisoner Is allowed to pend one-half while
In prison for supiilcuientary fowl and cloth
ing, postage, etc., tliough no expenditure
is made without the approval of the ad
ministration. The other hair is reserved
until the time ol his discharge.
A three-years' prisoner lias to his iredlt
on leaving an average or Jot); u foui-years"
prisoner 70, ami a rive-years' prisoner
about 'J0. There is a great danger when
a prisoner goes out that he will waste his
accumulations unless they are properly
While in some countries tlie prisoner
Is left entirely free In this matter. In most
countries the sum is placed for him in
bank, under charge of some prisoners'
aid society or the mayor of the town in
nliles. Ill Hie l-nueu fi.nt:o
the STStem of giving prisoner a iiortion
of their earnings has long been In vogue
In the eastern penitentiary, and exists in
Minnesota ami Wisconsin.
England abniidum.il transportation in
18G7, when the last shipload of convicts
was sent to Western Australia. Transpor
tation still exists In France and Russia.
In Russia the system meets with strong
opposition fromsomeorthemot distinguish
ed iR-nologists. And here it may be said
that some of the most advanced prisoiire
romierslu Europe are In Russia. y
No one can visit European prisons or meet
their wardens ami directors in a gathering
liketheinlcrnnllonalprison congress without
being much Impressed by the high grade
or personality they represent.
ir one may see in England and on the
continent a general Improvement In prinm
buildings and administration if be may
find also some intelligent. Just and humane
methoilsoftreatmeiil.il is not only because
of the study or these question by legis
lators or philanthropists, but been uef the
character of the men and women who are'
placed In control of these Institutions. It
Is only through his higher personality
that the moral Influence so nocesviry Tor
the development or the pnsotcr can be
One must notoverlookanotlierdlsilnctive
feature of prison reform work in Europe,
and that is the work done for the dls
nehlndinsucborganizedcrrorts. In Europe
Switzerland leads the van.
She lias rourteen societies for discharged
convicts, and what Is most admirable Is
the system of appointing a patron for
each "prisoner who goes out. Thus aid
is not given .through money, Imt through
work and personal sympathy. The personal
relation of the matron with the prisoner
begins before he has left the prison. The
good rcsulu of this system are seen In the
great reduction of recommitments where
evcr It Is most active.
A great irnpetns has lieen giri'n to work
for discharged convicts in France within
the last three years, which now has some
fifty prisoners' aid societies. In England
there are ninety. These societies, both
In England, and on the continent, are not
not only hdped hr private contribution",
bat receive subsidies from the government.
Earope has learned something from this
country and has still more to leant with
reference to reformatory prisons, bat it
is apparent also that we have something
to learn from Europe. And among the
things we may well consider I should
name H centralized administration for
prison control in each Slate; the giving
to prisoners a portion of their earnings,
and the development of better organlza
lion for the aid of discharged convicts.
JUDGE CUlCHESTElfS LETTKH.
He Says Gov. O'Ferrall Did Xot Delay
Fairfax, Va., Nov. 4.
Editor Times: In your editorial in the
Sunday Time3 of November 3,headcd "Bet
ter Late TliunXe'ier," you do Go. O'Ferrall
a great iujuaice.
1 know that Gov. OTerrallappointed Capt.
Baldwin to do what he lias so well done
shortly after, if not before, the affidavits
procured by the Board of Trade were placed
In his bands.
There were only three, possibly f onr, per
sons who knew anything of this appoint
ment, but 1 can testify to it as a fact. The
conference In Richmond on Thursdav and
Friday last was the final one after thel
time had been fixed for the raid. Capt.
lii Id win's mill may appear toliavc "ground
slowly," but It must be admitted that it
ground "exceeding fine."
I think Injustice has been done the present
sheriff. Ibelleve he Is trying todo hisduty,
and a little more experience will make Iilm
an efficient officer.
I think I see daylight through the dark
clouds that have enveloped us, and my heart
is uplifted in thankfulness.
Please excuse the length of tills letter.
I started out simply to show that the Gov
ernor had not slept on this Important mat
ter. Tours very truly,
D. M. CHICHEBTEB:
Tom Charlie Deadbroke married a very
rich woman, didn't bet
Alice I guess so. I heard the minister
Interpolate something in the service about
the holy bonds and mortgages ot matri
, SaidRo The nobility will cut but little
figure In the next world.
Herdso H.iwdo you know thai?
Saidso How can they read their titles
clear' when an American wife holds a first
X young Bwcdi going by the name of
Charles Haydenscn, who has been em
ployed as a farm hand In the neighborhood
of Henderson, Ky.. Tor six years, 'was dis
covered last week tobe a woman. It was
naturally a surprise to the hundreds of peo
ple who had 'worked with him so long
and never suspected his real sex.
One odd result of the close of the war be
tween China and Japan Is a war of rates be
tween the steamship lines plying between
the Pacific ports of this country and tho
Orient. There are- three lines now com
peting for the business. After the cessa
tion of hostilities several ships which were
chartered as transports were released and
began seeking freights.
Some time ago Montana passed a law
declaring gambling illegal, and the several
scores of faro banks and other gambling
houses that had been runuinglutheprincipal
towns since white men first moved into the
region shut up shop. But the law was taken
to the supreme, court ot the State on a test
case, and a week ago tho court decided that
the new anti-gambling law Is unconstitu
tional, and that the old law, which licensed
gambling. Is still in force. The afternoon
of the day on which the decision was ren
dered a score or more of gambling houses
hi Butte began business, and things were
running wldeopen again by nightfall.
The chief of police of West Buperlor, Wis.,
was fined $10 last week ror slugging a
reformer who started to show him his duty.
The reformer called on the chief and wanted
him to go right away and witness some
gambling in progress down tho street. The
chief replied that be couldn't go Just then;
the chief threw him oat of the city ball.
The reformer brought sutt, and as the chief
didn't deny thrashing him, tbe fine resulted.
Perhaps It Is with the intention of attract
ing the attention of voters by sheer shock
ami fright, that the Citizens' party or Cadiz,
Ky., chose a water pitcher as its emblem;
and maybe It was because the other fellows
appropriated the demijohn for their politi
A lore-struck swain of eighty-eight sum
mers gwftato a peck of trouble In Waseca,
Minn., last wecx. by marrying his sweet
heart, who is seventy-five. In his settle
ment with his children on the marriage he
.owned up to being the possessor of $30,000
worth of property. He had aiwajs sworn
his personal property at $200 when the as
sessors held their sesMons, and when tbe
news of his wealth came out the grand Jury
Indicted him for perjury, and he was ar
rested during hlshoneymoou and bound o cr
Points About Pilgrims.
Senator Cockeriil walked out Fifteenth
street at 10 o'clockk last night, with bis
teeth on edge over the returns from the
elections. At the Normandie lie round Sen
a tor Hunton.
"There! there Eppa." lie said, "I knew
you fellows would spoil everything. Tills
is nothing but the result of your treatment
of the dollar gas bill last winter. You and
Harris and Faulkner let McMillan pull the
wool over your eyes in fine shape. Here's
Maryland gone Republican with a nhoop,
and it's nothing but the work of these
people in tii'e District. Just go out and look
at 'cm. Haven't you been down on the
avenueT Will, you Just ougnt to see them.
There's not less than fifty thousand around
the newspaper offices. Hut they're espe
cially around The Times, the paper that
has been making such a fight for cheap
gas, and Uiey are Just crazy over the result.
I'll lay they liarent. sent down Into Mao
land less than 5100,000 todefeatthe Dem
ocrats. "These District men are the most enthusi
astic politicians In the world, anyhow.
They don't think about anything but ili
tics. Lots of'em don't have any ote, and
theyjust let orf their steam by big contribu
tions to the campaign fund. Good many
of them p home to Maryland to otr. too,
ami Gorman has been thinking that he held
them In the hollow of his hand, but I would
guess from the way Ma ryland has gone tlia t
they all voted against him.
"Then to think Itiot I bave been paying
nearly two prices for gjs nil this tiro. It
makes tuc nearly ready to belp reorganize
the Senate for the Republicans. Voit'd see
how quickly the price of ga9 would be re
Senator Hunton sat quietly nniler this
onslaught, occasionally glancing up at the
tall Missourian, with a patient look In his
eyes. When Senator Cocfctritl had finished
he remarked, mildly, "Let's go over to
John Chamberlin's and get a drink. Then
we'll be in some condition to talk."
Judge O. B. Hallam was leaning on the
counter at Willard's last night and talking
to a friend. "I see," he said, "that tb'-y
have a report that Powell County has gone
Republican by 49 majority. How In the
world can they know that? There Isn't
a railroad or telegraph In twenty miIeof
Stanton, the county seat. It reminds me
or the Courier-Journal's effort twelve
years ago to get In all the news of a State
election next morning. They had horses
ready at every town where needed for
messengers to ride to the nearest telegraph-office.
As a result they had some of
the liackvf)iintles in full next moming,
while some or the big towns were only par
tial in the results shown. In the Counties
there was not much work to count, while
In the larger places this took so much time
that the telegraph offices closed before
the result was known."
"Twelve years ago?" answered his
friend. "Is It so long?"
he knew Shakespeare and not Bacon wrote
the plays. He had seen the manuscripts
himself. Shakespeare showed them to
"'But,' said the Bacon theory advocate.
'Shakespeare has been dead three hundred,
" 'My, my.' was the answer with a
dazed expression, 'how time does fly.' "
At theCochranare registered Mr.and Mrs.
F. C. Webbj Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Burns and
daughter, all of Colorado.
Tlie Normandie's guests are. Senator Epna
Hunton, Ilerr Hans Zopke. of Berlin, and
Senor Mncario Oilvjiris. of the City of
Mexico, a civil engineer, who is here on
Important besiuess for his government.
J. E. Bromley, J. II. Davis and J. A.
Wolcolt, of Chicago, and James M. Hicks,
of New York, are at the Ebbitt.
Gov.and Mrs.George Peabody Wctmore,
of Rhode Island, are 21 theShorcham. Gov.
Wctmore is Senator-elect to succeed Sen
ator Dixon- He willbesworninuext month.
Representative H. H. Powers, of Ver
mont, arrived here yesterday and regis
tered at the Biggs. He will be bere with
little Interruption until Congress meets.
"I had a curious experience," said Capt.
Haskell, of New York, at theShoreham last
night, "at an Inauguration here when Cleve
land first went In. I had come down from
New York and sent my check for my lug
gage. When it came it proved to belong to
another niaa. After a deal ot trouble,
I round him and turned his truuk over to
him. It proved that he hail come up Irom
Atlanta the same day I came from New
York, and tbe number of Ins check was ex
actly tbe same as mine. Baggage was
piled up in a blockade mountain high, ami
it was two or three days before they reached
CoL and Mrs. J. J. Cpham, U. S. A., are
at the Arlington; also Messrs. Emlle Boris,
New York; Isaac Boris, Paris, and Charles
1. Kaentfbrl, Vienna.
Capt. Abram Mitchell. Shelter Island.
N. Y.; W. B- Mcintosh, Nashville, and
George Leversten, Berlin, Germany, are at
ClarenceWillie deah boy. advise ni.
I'm f wightf ully flurwled. I'm abou t to p wo-
poseto MlssStwongmlnd. D'ye think, now,
there's any dangali that "
Willie (Interraptlngly) Dangali! You
weckless cweature! Whay, there ain't one
bchawncc In a million faw you to get
away without being accepted." Judge.
St. Peter Wea, ate they all awake yet?
Gabriel No, I will bave to blow again
Jump at this chance
to wear with this Coat and Vest.
We'll sell a hundred pair of regular $5 and $6 Wors
tedsthis season's patterns for
And that'll give you a whole Suit for what the Coat
and Vest alone are worth 810.
SUICIDE AMONG TBE TITLED
Marquis 5! Waterlord's Deili by Eis Own
Haau Eecalls (Bets.
Royalty and Aristocracy. Like Com
moners, Crow Despondent,
Insane or Desperate.
Suicide is increasing, among the aristoc
racy to such a degree that those unsophisti
cated people ho fondly imagine th.it to be
a ionl Is the culmination of btis3 must have
their faith in this respect rudely shaken.
The Marquis of Walerford's death by his
own hand is but oneof a long line of similar
acts which In the last century nrould have
been punished by Interment at midnight m
tlie cei'-tir of a cross-road, with a pavlur
stone uikhi the face and a stake driven
through the breast of the corpse.
There Is no record orany peer ot thcrealm
having tieen thus Heated, the coroner'slury
invariably making a point of adding a rider
to its verdict to the effect that the dead
had commuted suicide while in a state of
temporary insanity. This enabled and still
enables the corpse to receive proper Chris
Among the most notable suicides in the
English peerage within the memory of the
present generation an- those or the Duke
or Bedford, probably the richest peer of the
British realm; the Marquis of Londonderry,
who cut his throat from ear to ear after
having been driven todesperatlon by black
mailers Lord CongleUiu, tlie head of tlie
house of Parncll. likewise took his own
Hie. and tf-d the Earl or Delaware. Lord
Lyttletnn, Lord Cloncurry, Viscount Forth,
whose son. Lord Druniiuond, died In Xew
York as a porter, aud the Earl of Munster.
There are others to whom the coroner's
Jury gave the benefit of the doubt in as
cribing their death to accident, such as
Lord Drumlanng. eldest son ot tlie Marquis
of Qucensberry; the late Earl of Lons
dale, and the Dake of Hamilton, who is
pretty generally known to have blown out
bis brains while crazed with pain from
gout during a visit to Algiers.
Nor does the English peerage enjoy a
monopoly ot suicides, since there are quite
as many deaths by this means among the
continental aristocracy. There is not a
court In Europe the annals of wbkh have
not been darkened in recent years by self
Thaa it Is only a few weeks ago there
was recorded the suicide at Naples of
Prime rignatclli, husband of the lovely
princess of that name to whom the crown
prim-cot Italy is -o devoted that he and she
have lieen nicknamed "the inseparables."
Then, there is the Spanish Duke of San
Carlos, print Ipal chamberlain to the little
Kins ot Spain, who blew his brains out
in a fit ot religious mania the other day on
returning home from mass, leaving a letter
bewailing his inability to attain mural
perfection; and Just about the same date
Prince Ciirsini. the popular aide-de-camp
ot the Dake ot Ao-sta and so welt known
to the numerous American visitors to
Florence, shot tnmse'.f tliroogh the heart
on ai-coant of losses at the gambling table.
At the court of Vienna Count Stephen
Czaki. eon ot the Hungarian cabinet minis
ter ot that name, and a chamberlain of the
Emperor, cut his throat In consequence of
financial troubles, and at the court of Ber
lin one or the Frincea Keuss, who held
a lofty office in the Emperor's household,
took his life In tile same manner on being
taxed by the young monarch.
Even in royal families suicide ends many
a life, the most notable case, lerbaps, be
ing that or Queen Ikabella'sson-in-laiv, tbe
Count Girgeuti, who cut bis throat in his
wife's presence, while in the throes of a
lit ot epilepsy.
A member of the house of Bona parte, who
bore the title of Count Camuurnta. belons-
ing to the Lnclen branch ot the ramily, shot
himself through theheart in tbeapanments
which he occuined in the palace ot the
Tulleries, in consequence of lilt Inability
to pay his losses at tbe gambling table;
and the stepfather of Queen Marguerite of
Italy killed himself in the gardens of the
beautiful residence which his wife, the
Duchess of Genoa, occupied on the shores
or Lake Coruo.
Sultan Abdul Asslz stabbed himself to
death with a pair of scissors, while both
Prince Baldwin of Belgium and Crown
Prince Rudolph of AtQtria are known to
have committed snlcWe in consequence of
their having become entangled in a situa
tion from which it was impossible that
they Khould extricate themselves without
entire loss ot honor.
An Uudeservliijt Creature.
It was an - emancipated woman who
spoke, and her earnest tone betrayed her
depth of feeling.
"I reiterate It, r say! A woman who will
beat her husband, the tender, timid darllug
she has vowed to protect and cherish, does
not deserve to have oae."-Judgc
Long May Tiny Wave!
"Have the woman suffragists united on
a. party emblem for their ticket:
"Yes; they have decided to hoist to
the lop of the column' a pair ot Uomcra.
a hundred qf you!
IPs the biggest offering we've ever
been able to make. We've got a hun
dred Genuine Imported
COATS AND VESTS
that are actual SI O values; but the
circumstances under which we got
them make it possible for us to mark
They go on sale this morning,
for Lot 7327.
It's essyto see 110 worth is 'em. They're lined
with serve, satins slsere UninCT silk slithed
dges fiualonablo In cut and fast color irall-maas
Perfect fitting, all sizes 31 to 11.
may want a new pair of Pants
Pa. Ave. and 7th St. "Sales" CoTne.,
Week of Nov 4.
Last Ferformaacs of Florencs SrioeStVs Four
HIS PURITAN WIFE.
TUUltSDAY SI0hT-O"-LY TIME
AN UNEQUAL MATCH.
FltlDAY act S.VTCKDAY NIGIIT3 and SAT
THE LOVE CHASE.
Gorgeously costumed la style of Charles IL
XEXTWKtK JAJIIS A. UKKNE in -SHORE
Beautifully Situated on East Wash
Coaches connect at &a. 4:0). MM. 5.D. 63X
6 -.Ta. "-. 80. Ma. 92, JfcOJ, 11:90 aad ltM
p. m. with Fst.cars&t3lhand. Cap. U. aui
vi;h cable cars at 5ta st &aJ Fenna. ava. Far
round trip. 3 coats.
Odd Foreign Things.
Alexandre Dumas complains that he Is
growing ohl and disinclined to work and
beiTHiilng ra-ttidioua to a degree as to what
what he writes. Moreuver. he says, and
it is a pathetic statement to come rrom a
man of so powerful a pen: "I have ar
rived now at an age when the best thing a
man can do Is to hold bis tongue."
A poem entitled "The Revolution" has
been found at Bayreuth in a box full of
mannst-ripts formerly beiunguig to Kicbard
The following conversation was over
heard at Madie's counter in the great
London Library: "What books shall we
send you, madaniT "Something Interest
ing, of course, but please not a Scotch
book. Everything is Scotch nowadays-"
The prefect ot police ot St- Petersburg
has Just granted permission to a lady to
ride a bicytle in tbe streets of the city.
This Is the first oevasion on which such a
privilege has been accorded- Before get
ting the permixslon the lady had to satisfy
the authorities that she could ride a bi
cycle with safety.
The dress worn by Maria Louise of
Austria at her marriage with Napoleon I
has Just been sold at Eurae. It is de
sirlued as a wonder of art. and Is made of
white tnlle, strewn with flowers, em
broidered la white ilk. The dress has an
interesting history. It was given by the
Emprew to one of her ladies-tn-waltihg.
who afterward prevnted It t. the Madonna
of Castelguelfu as a tliar.k offering for
her recovery from a long lilacs. The drea
was thea used as an altar cloth.
Hundreds of boxes of gold, silver. Ivory,
alabaster, onyx, marble, and other sub
stanieshave been recovered from the Egyp
tian tcinb-. When the dead were buried
these boxes were filled with perfumes and
placed in the tcmbs. Many still retain
the odor of the perfumes with which they
were once filled.
Tlmt Dreadful Harrier.
She glanced about the room hopelessly.
"No, it can never be," khe murmured;
"it can never be. A barrier rises between
us an insurmountable barrier."
He laughed In that easy, show-aie-any
klnd-or-a-tough -old-barrier -tlll-I-break-it-in-slxteen-pleccs
sort of a manner.
That one utterance conveyed the Im
pression that he made a i-pccialty ot
breaking down barriers every morning
"It cannot be ruach," he pleaded.
"Tell me its uiture, that I may crush
it out of ixhttercc."
Again she gazed bcpcltscly around the
"It is "
The -words Came painfully slow.
"a husband in New Jersey."
People in the houses for blocks and
blocks heard through the night a sound
, as of shuffling feet, but they little wot-
, ted that it was a man kicking himself
ever onward. N.
Thought lie Had Quit.
Colonel McLaughlin sent his Swedish
foreman outa few daysagotodosomc work
around the mouth of an old mining shaft
and lie look a green countryman -null htm
as an asIslant. Iu a couple or hours tte
roremau walked up to the Colonel's office
"Say, Colonel, I want anudder man."
"Why, whafs the matter with that man
I ent out with yon?" inquired the Col
onel. "Oh, he fall down de shaft "bout an hour
ago, an' he don't come up. I t'iuk he
yuniped his yobr San Francisco Post.
Stern Parental ItcsTMutlon.
"Father," said Sammy, "the teacher
says you ought to take me t an optician's.
He says I've got astigmatism."
"WeH,if he don't thrash that out or you,"
roared Mr. Wipedunks, "I wilL"
First Tramp It makes me nervous to
sleep In one of dese Iodgin'-houses. Sup
posln a tire ttuz to break out I n the night."
Second Tramp Dai's so. Dem firemen
would turn a hose on yer In a minute-
928 7th Street, "
Formorly Carhart & Leldj'a,
Such silk selling!
Such a cutting and a cutting of
Silks as we have been dolrg ail day.
Wish we had secured more or It-
Probably the lest value of the wholo
purchase Is the
50c black rhatlame, 31c
Also the 24-lnch Black Satin Bro
cade, beautiful and rvw designs,
which sells regularlyat$1.25a yard.
Our price, 75c vd.
$1.25 woo! crepon. 59c.
Oar most rwvnt Irin to Hip Viw
York market was a profitable one.
We also secured at a trade sale of
dress goods a lot of Imported Black-All-wool
Crepon. the regular priceot
which is $1 and 91.25a yard. Only
69c. a yard.
15c plaids, Sc vtl.
Doable-wkllh Sco tchPIald?. pretty
mixtures and effects, which sell
regularly at lDc. yard. Only 8 l-2o
We are particularly strong on lin
ings in' highness of qualities hi
lowness of prices. We really be
lieve there is not a store in the city
that sells linings lor a little money
33c. Genuine Fiber Chamois. 20c
12 l-2c. Imitation Haircloth, G
Cc. Best Cambric. 4 Z-lc. yard.
COc Genuine Black Haircloth, 29c.
Have too vetlookedovertlilsWran
in this city. Every Coat and Cape
made up with the greatest care ns to
rinlKtt and thoroughly in accord with
fashion's whim. Not a material
is misaiog from the aggregation, yet
the prices are much below others
bv reason of the opportunities we
have for buying them.
At $7.50, north $10.
Women's "Novelty" Goods Reefer
Coats, all satm duches- lined, mel
on sleeves, npple back. 2-bntton box;
At 12.50. worth $16.
Women's Sllk-r-ool Astrakhan
Cloth Reerer Coats, 2 large buttont,
all sat Inrhailamellned, large sleeves,
roll ripple back.
At $8. 75, worth $12.50-
Women's Pflk Seal riush Capes,
full sweep. Angora fur collar, collar
am. front braided and beaded, all
satin rhadame lined.
928 7th St.. near Mass. Ave.
ICADEJIY. Prices. S. 50. IS. 11.00.
I Mat. To-day S and 51
And Her Companr la th
A WEEK OF MYSTERY
. First anl Greatest ot American Masidans.
"New Queen of Roses,"
"New Shrine," "New Magic,"
"New Illusions. "
SEATS ON SALE THURSDAY.
VTEW NATIONAL THEATER
To-day I 25
In Fred Miller's Nautical Opera
NEXT WEEK-SEAT SALE TO-MOEUOW.
Monday and Matinas Saturaay. "CAMILLE;
Tuesday and bamrday. "UESISi" Wednesday
and Friday, "FKOC FKOU;" Thursday.-KOllIO
Lalaystts Spars Zl&
V PROOF. I
JOHN W. ALBACGir. Manascr.
Price. 25c. 50c. 75c.Sl.00. Sl.Sft
Malineo prices. Sic, SOc.Tjc
LAST MATINEE FRIDAY.
FHOS. Q. SEABROOXE,
In tho Collins Farcical Comedy,
A WORLD OF TROUBLE
Next Week Palmer Coi's "BIlOWNlSa."
irERNAN'S LYCEUM THEATER.
SI atlnes to-morrow at 'i Ths New
Gus Hill's Novelties.
Introdndngtha Phenomenal 3IIXE. EUGENIE
FETltESCU, tbe sensation of London &nU axs
wWiclFiyaS: SSerlilaa's Big Samlm
PIANO. Orean, Vocal llusic and theory
taught by J. t GEKMUILLKU, 6X1 ISL aw.
Terras mod orate.
Norfolk and Washing
ton Steamboat Co.
Erry day in tno yoarXor Fortress Mm
roe. Xorfoli. rortsmouin, aad all points
youth aad Muttiirest by tha powerful
new iron palace fcteamors "Ncirporl
IewV- "Norfolt and "Washington,"
leaTln: dally on the lelloir lae scbedol
LT.Washtmi 7.i" pm 'Lv.FortsmoTi n:S0 pm
LY-AbT.'d'I '0 tsa Lv.Norrolfe 6:lt) pm
AtJ't.ito-.ir'efiuiO am,L.v.Ft.l!onro87:20 pm
Ar.Ncr;oIS 7:30 am li.r.AIex'lria 6:00 aia
Ar.Pcrtsm'h ."-.00 .iraKr Wash'eton.30 am
VISITORS TO TUB ATLANTA EX
POSITION" ami the resorts ni Firtre
Monroe. Virginia licocb. anil Florida will
flint this a cry attractive route, as It
break? the niouotimy otan all-mllrltle
Tickets on sale at 613, (H. 14 St
Pennsylvania avenue. B. 4 O. ticket
olficc. cornet Flftieniti street and New
York avenue, and on board steamers;
tv he re time-table, map. etc. can aUj
J.VO. C ALLAH VN. GN. 1IANAGKK.
POR ETTRO'PE anil the Orient this
tvlnter. Mrs. M. A. CF.OSSLEY will
conduct her tenth select European party
throuirh spain. Greece. Turkey. Islands ot
the Mediterranean. .Asia Minor. Syria. Pal
estine, the Nile to the first cataract. Italy.
Switzerland. Fram-e. and Encland. lear
ine New York JAN0AKY 8. 186.by ex
press steamer NORMANNIA. First rlasi
tnrouchuuc For itineraries, address Mrs.
M. A. cilOdLCY. 780 Putnam ave.. Brook
lyn. N. X.