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THE TIMES, THUBSJO!A?Ff AUGUST 8, 1895.
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The WashiriQton Times
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WASHINGTON, X. C, AUGUST 8. 1833.
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'Tlio "WiiMlilngtmi Time." 1 a. mem
ber of tbo Itoclidnlo Co-operative So
ciety. TAKE THE TEkfES WITH YOU.
Summer -OiitingH "Will ZNot Be In- j
loved TJnles. It Goes Along.
Tlic tMimmer tide of pleasure and j
bcnltli-Keekers lia j-et in tovwiru
sjoniiuiiiih. iirixur and seoMiore.
No plans for tbe season's outing w in 1
bo complete uhiws. J lie nims is. in
cluded uniuii; the iieeearie-.
Alen and women may so from town
lo leu e care behind, "but thor-e ho
-aould Keep their finger on the pub
lic piiKe, or be abreast of tbo world's
luniiiiln.. or. Indeed, who need
Slden lijik Meea ibeiurelre nd j
ilii liirllriir of time theo xim-t 1
Juut The Time- -cut daily to their 1
yl.au or &tuj-.iue retreat.
JIE SHOWS A "WEAK SPOT.
There as an old .saying thai whene er a ,
Tool !eak: he betraj ham.elf, .and every
now and alien one of these uidividuals
raslies mm print and in thafwaj exposes
bis btupidity Mr Harry T Smith, of the
Green inquest blunder, attempts to ex
plain " why he did it," -and his wandering
elfnsion fchowAa weak spotin has reasoning
faculties that needs xeiuforcing with a 1
little ronmion sense
Of the Washington press The Tames -was
the onU newspaper that censured the ill- 1
advised -verdict of that Green inquest
jury It took the ground that neither sta
tion nor riches should be iiermmed to in-1
fluenre the judgment ot honest men, and
In defending himself against thi criticism
Air Smith inadverdsndv pronounces h's
own condemnation, and" albo censures
Here is a part of his apology
Being a aaiemuer of the ooroiitj's jury
-which parsed jhu the shouting ol 3oung
Creenbi ilir Kiagler,I wm .aversetofj)eak
ing of the matter, and fUcnuously avoided
firing oai any iiiforwatiwi, further than)
mat which the verdict ooutaiusb, until a
anonnng jiapr iH to jjet away from
2ax.it in ordrx -to find xu way into presumed
3ijhtiL faxor It 1& iunicnlarJ unfJrtu-ji.ut-
mi .ici-ouiil of putflic clamor, that the
iuque-t was not held over to the ruoniing
of Uif next day, instead ot hastilj t,um
3n jiuug all pa rtie- concerned and ieginning
the ai hat evening, and I tightly be
Jieve xiiAl had the jiriMiner been of a niure
liunihleatatjou in lite, with fewer influential
friends to -care for her 3iiieresth. she
wi uld has-e Ji-n detained The ime a-5 the
liumljlcHi jirjhouer on such a charge So
Jar .) the jury is concerned ju lhib caEe,
however, I believe Uiat it rendered an uu
jirejudiomi and nninfltieneed -verdict., the
"vanQUt oonnicuug bUtement -of the jires
lo tlie contrary nwtwjthitanding
I expially .ynipailii7e -nhli Jhss Tlagler
and the parents of the young man m this
most deplorable affair. iliss Piagler'e
punishment in mind will be unceasing,
w hile the los to the parents ie heartrend
ing and irreparable
Analize the plaiut of this member of the
siumerous Smtth famdy and n wfll be seen
that the criUcismor TheTimes hit Mr Smith
prettj hard; that he blames Coroner Harn
mett for holding the Inquest the day of the
lioniicid'i; Uiat the prisoner would have been
detained Ju the regular way but for her
station and influence; that an spite of this
admission of truckling to nclies, the Jury
lid its duty according lo his Hinted under
standing; and finally, that Smith lias the
astounding mipudmce to express sympathy
ior a family lie has wronged and for the
young ladj whose cause is only injured by
Ci.lass Air. Smith Temains silent in future
lie will sometime mate a public spectacle
i'HE "VVOHKINGAIAN'S LTBItAIlY.
Several weeks ago tlie Star editorially
attempted Jo liscourage the establishing
of a workingiiiau's library, reading-room,
and labor bureau The editorial was un
doubtedly printed to counteract the ef
forts ot The Times in baaair or that worthy
tnterpn-se, and the .Star tbeaiext morning
was called to acount ju these columns for
ib iwioub criucisni All this happened
prior to the time when the Star became
afflicted with labor hysterics and alf o be
fore The Tunes contemplated the jiuhlica
tionoraii evening edition.
Yesterday in a spawn of righteous en
deavor to show real for 3ts new labor faith
the Star editorially commended the library
project. Has an eleventh hour conversion,
inasmuch as labor organizations have al
ready taken up the matter and will see the
Hbrary established. But tlie conversion
is none the less welcome.
Some isiue .since The Times offered the
use of its columns to begin the work or so
liciting books for the library. "Every public-spirited
person -vvoulfi. donate at least
one Tiook if the question could be properly
"brought to his attention, and to do this
effectually The Times proposed to pub
lish a coupon Jn which -could be wntlen
the name and address of Ihe donor, also
the title ol the books. These coupons could
be sent to an authorized committee and
when thellbrary room was ready for their
reception the books could be collected and
placed on the shelves. In this Tray a large
library could be gathered at little -expense.
There is really no other public enterprise
that would render workingruen greater
service than this proposed library, .reading-room,
and- labor bureau. "With the
exception or the saloon, workingnien have
no place of public resort -where Uiey can
feel at home and enjoy de pleasures or
Innocent games and literary pastime. The
entire expense of maintaining such a head"
Iii any case of irregular delivery of The Times
please send Postal Card to this-office.
quarters would bo practically nothing
compared to the benefits Jo be derived,
and when once established in a central
locality it would become the most popular
resort m the city.
CHICAGO U-NIVEKSITY AxTD THE
In order to be acceptable to Mcsfts. Rock
efeller and Yerkes, financial godfathers
to the Chicago University, the professors
of that Institution thould recelvo their
diplomas direct from the United Stales
Senate. The necessity of this change from
the usual method of awurdiug thoepskina
is made apparent by the recent discharge
or Prof. Bends frcm the Univonily because
he -was too pronounced in his opinions
Inasmuch as colleges-generally teach
political economy that denounces the
wrongfnl use of . ealtb, and as tho United
States Senate is the only learned body
lhat is actually in control of trusts and
combinations, nich institutions as the Chi
cago University inuf-t "either be taught by
dlnlonialess proresFors or the Senate will
have to come to the rescue until a monopo
listic generation or professors can ho edu
cated. Mr. Rockefeller has established a prece
dent that will find many examples amoug
tnenof wealth who Infutureeudowcolleges.
Every attempt to curb the influence of
trusts or to prevent the education of the
public in the real purposes ol monopoly
will he resenfed by millionaire college
builders. They do notwantrlhesestruetures
to their memory to reject lite scltish
principles through which they created their
fortunes for fear that the walls might
fchout words of condemnation.
But Mr. Rockefeller and bis followers
cannot check the growing Pentimentagainst
monopoly -although they may cloe the
doors at their institutions against its
friends. It will eventually .dethrone them,
despite their efforts to the contrary, and
will also uproot their hold on the Senate.
And the day of their fall is not Jar distant.
THE CZAlt XS DEAD.
"Wilson S Bissell ab corjwratiou attorney,
and "Wilson S. JJissell as Postmaster Gen
eral, are two wjiaralc and distinct mdl
viduals.iofar as jiompousauthoriiy is con
cerned. IViien iir Bisell was the liead
or the Posl-orfice Bepariment he was the
most bigoted, conceited, abusive auto
crat cver enthroned ill jiublic offlix' Ap
pllcantsfor official favors entered his .pres
ence expecting to be hisulted, and if tliey
escaped it was a matter for general con
gratulation. Bat since his fall Air Bissell
does not enjoy the royal satisfaction of
having everything his ovirn way
The other day.fn beliair oX a Tallroad cor
poration. Air Bissell appeared before the
New York Haihoad Commission and found
his match in Commissioner Beardiley After
having been denied his request, Mr. Bissell
undertook to employ the bulldozing tactics
which Tendered luni such effective service
during his orficial career, bat they failed,
as will be seen by the following:
Air Beardsley said aoinelhing about hop
ing that the meeting would be continued
i ithout further interruption.
"I think 1 "know my rights before this
tribunal,"" thundered Air Bissell, "and I
asert that they have been trampled npon
Your action to-day as illegal "
"Oar action Is as legal as Is your Tight
to appear here, anyway Take my advice
and be .governed by it," replied Air Beards
ley. "I don't accept any advice from you."
"You don't have to unless you want to,"
retorted Hie commissioner
"1 never expect to have to from you
1 think It beneath me to accept any advice
from you,"" was Air Bis-sell's parting shot.
TRACTICAX, AND ECONOMICAL.
Dr. "Woodward, the health officer or the
District. Is to lie commended for the new
departure he has Inaugurated in providing
the poor with medicines. It is .practical
and economical. The poor will get their
panacea more quickly; the physician will
have less mechanical work to do, and a
great saving will be effected to the tax
payers. The new 2 stem is described fully in the
jww-s columns or The Times this morning.
It as merely tentative at first and will be
put in operation xa a Jew districts only,
ir it proves to be as vTIeeiive as is an
ticipated 3t will, of course, be extended lo
all the Dtbers.
There are few of the standard medicines
.needed by phjslclans for their .patients
that axe xiot .nowadays put np In such
form by the manufacturing pharmacists
as to be convenient for pocket case trans
portation. On this account the :phyBicians
to the poor will find them usefnl for im
mediate service, and then- patients will
have tlie benefit of the promptapplication
or the remedy Instead or baring to wait
whHe a prescription IB sent lo some more
orless distant drug store and .compounded.
It is almost jmpos"tle to est'mate tlie
amount of money that will be saved "by
tills new method. On a few drugs, which
were enumerated by J3r. wooilwara,
the saving ran all the way from 400 to
1200 per cent. Asa matterof course, quite
a numberof prescriptions will yet remain to J
he compounded "by the druggists desig
nated for that purpose, but tlie aiew system j
wall "keep thousands of dollars in the Jas
tract treasury every year.
OTJE PARKS AND TBEES.
.Every stranger visiting Washington, no
matter what may be his opinion about j
the clly generally, falls in love with Its
charming parks and beautiful tree-lined
streets. Tew cities are so bountifully
provided -with both.
Superintendent of Parking Langhorn,
in his report to the Commissioners, presents
some Interesting Tacts regarding tree cul
ture in the streets of the capital. Tf e she ws
how each year goes its precursor ""one bet
ter" In the numberof trees setout.and ho w
carerully the work in the nurseries in
carried on. Bie also directs attention to
some shortcomings, which, under prevail
ing conditions, are unavoida"bIe.
The trouble with which Superintendent
Xangliorn has to contend Is that which
stands in the way ot so many other im
provements in the District the Insuffi
ciency of Congressional appropriations.
It is not possible, on this account, lo give
the trees that care, and protection which
is conducive to their growth and appear
ance. It is to be "hoped that "Congress may not
pare down the estimates to be ubmiited
by the Commissioners for the rext fiscal
year. Not only must the trees have better
I attention, but work must be begun upon
thlrly-slx govornraent reservations, which
have been placed under District control.
They will add that many more beauty spots
and breathing places n hero the poor may
enjoy their ouihign and which gladden
the eyes of ever body.
A Al E KICAN" TNTEBESTS
Whenever the President can spare a few
moments from his porgy fishing, the pub
lic would like to know if China is to be
pennited to massacre our missionaries
A correspondent oran A tlanta newspaper,
who has Just returned Trom the orient,
publicly announces that our minister to
Clilun, is orientalized, and has ceased to
take an inter"itin the welfare or American
residents And the late persecutions by
the Chinese or American missionaries ueem
to Lonfirm his -statement.
It is true that the administration must
be lenient in dealing with a nation m the
lamentable condition or China, but thp
fact that she has just jiassed through a
disastrous war should not gi e her license
to kill foreigners and destroy their property.
On this question thero should be no In
decision, and American residents m China
should be protected to the extremity or our
The attempt of The Times to awaken
interest in the better lighting of our pub
lic reservations is meeting with general
favor. The sentiment heard on every aide
is that they should cither be mde re
spectable or be closed to the public after
Axe you still there. Bow ler?
The Times' "Good Times Corner" daily
delivers Tour or five knock-out blows to
It is quite appjrent that the State of
Jbeshssippl exists in order that tlie eight
McLaumi brothers may hold office.
New York has a bakers'
trust and the
It is claimed
price of bread is going up.
that the advance is made on account of
tlie increased cost of flour, but tae real
reason is doubtless the fact that during
the hot period families do not like to
bu.kc,at.d prefer to pay a higher price than
make their own bread. "Washington also
hah a bakers' truFt.butJtFmanagcrufcaouId
curb their desire to make money. An
advance lu the price of bread would prin
cipally injure the working clastca.
The poor old whisky trust Is again in
the throes or reorganization.
Unless indications are det-pU-ve a re
ceiver will hj-vc to be nppoiuted for that
sugar bounty gold brick.
Since the close or the Horr-IIarvey de
bate there has been a fall in Cliicago tem
perature Air Rockefeller -might buy a few college
prorcssors from the remains of the last
The great public, which "knows very Iltte
about yachts in general, would like to see
the domestic riddling called off and an inter
national Tac put on
ThegreatoBt news of all will be therecord
ing or some devilish deed that Holmes didn't
According to the Oriental Club the lone
fisherman of Buzzard's Ba as the only
man in the "world who does not appre
ciate the wonderful ability of the Hon.
"Washington should .not complain or her
coronr's verdicts New York coroners sign
verdict blanks liefore they "are filled out.
Axl humble weed called "Xlot mashMisthe
latest cure for snake bite, but it will never
supplant the well tried extract of ordinary
com, .known as apparatus Jruuieuti.
The Modern Guillotine
Evolved the folding-aaed ,
The stationery wash-stand and
The stove that Is seir-fed.
TVe hail with joy these clever tilings,
But yilaca upon those beds
ATsafety valve to ieeptheipnngB
Txom chewing off our beads.
.Not iai Her Set.
Bertha I passed young iNixeywlt with
out speaking to him this morning. 1 sup
pose ittsfoolishinxueto act so.
Bert Clever "girl. J think you'xe sensi
ble to act so foolish.
An AH-nlsbt Semhlon.
They swung on the gate
Tail hair-past eight
"When darkness grew complete.
The hammock then
Tall hair-past inn
Became their snug ;reixcat.
3ut swinging there
lu the balmy air
"No count ol time they keep.
"Were they to blame
That the milkman came
And found them there umccp?
31ent the Sword Swallower.
Flossy Mamma-, look at that vulgar
1 man -eatrng-with ails knife.
Mamma Yes, dear, it Js xeally sad to
see stop smacking your lips so a man
little training take vour el-
bow6 o tJw taule-paratols B,lf)rt.
comings before a company of well-bred
people. "Flossy., .stop feedaug that cat at
An "Eplode in Church.
A Young Tuan -who at near the aisle,
"With features encased in a smaisle,
Grew pensive and a?ad,
3Tor the last dime iehad
"Ho needed for carfare, for walking was
The distance was overaxirafele,
And walking was not niite his staisle
So tremblyiDg with fear,
As the ""stamp plate" came near,
He concluded he'd sleep for awhaisle.
Whn rs Uiat noise next door? Some one
splitting wood?" j
"Dhil a bit of wood Is thot lazy 35ran
nigan af ther plittin' a 3k1 day Jolke this.
It's only the 17" "woman) hYTintJanrgj 3iit
tie "-Billy -wid her new Trilby wash bootd
tur aititf the clothes from off the line."
CHECKS TO 'CO'HSUMPTION
Dr, Woodward Has a Plan to Pre
vent the Disease Spreading.
Does Not Intend to Adopt Stringent
AleuHtires, but Makes Valuable
Suggestions to TboeAfTUcted.
Dr. Vf. C. Woodward,, health oKicer for
the District, is meditating oer a propo
sition for tiie belter prevention of the
spread or consumption It js not probable
that any stringent uieasu res will be adopted
for the control or the disease in the Dis
trict Such a. thing la not even con
ternnlatod, so far ab is now known.
Dr. "Woodward said yesterday, how
ever, that there are more deaths each year
rrom the various tjpes of consumption
than from any other jorm of disease.
In proof of this he turned to his records
and showed thux for the year ending June
30, 1805, 831 deaths odt or a total of
5,765 were due lo tonsuiuiiUpii; for the
previous year, 801 death oC 0,039 reported
were produced from lite j,nuae cause.
"It is the law in Michigan," said he,
"under a resolution adopted by the Stale
bpard or health, Uiat consumption and
other diseases due to the bacillus tuber
culosis, shall be included in the official
list of diseases dangero-is to public health,
requiring notice by householders, and phy
sieians to the local health officer as soon
as Mich a disease is recognized.
"The Isolatiou of the patient Js not
enforced, the purpobe behu lo secure infer'
uiatiou of the location or each cose of this
mobt dangerous disease, with the view
or instructing tfco patient how to ao!d
reinfection or communicating the dis
ease to others."
"It can be communicated, doctor?"
"Yes, and it is important to know just
how to .guard agalnsi infection. Th
disease Is dangerous and com muni eable
The chief danger exists in the expectora
tions of the consumptive person One
persou uffected may spread the d&ease to
very many healthy persons "
Dr "Woodward pointed out many or the
rules that should be observed by patients
and those in chargoror cases.
"Coimumptrves bhuuld, be iuslxucted,"
he said, quoting .partially from the sugges
tionsnidde by iheAIicjiigan board of health,
"not to spit upon idqwalks, tlie floors
or rooms, public haUp, street and railway
cars and other -vehlqles, nor where towls
or dairy jeows may. tnkt) iii the sputum or
the dust or it with lhcir,fopd
"If expectoration Up carefully destroyed
before H becomes drj .there is little dan
ger, and persons afflipteii with tlie dibease
hould bjnt into pieces u cloth or a recep
taclemade fpr the purpose, containing asat
uratcd toluUon of carbolic acid.jsay in ihe
proportion of one part of acid io fifteen
"Jteceptaeles Jn which the apulum is
deposited sliould lierlennsyd with scalding
water, their contentshavjng been care
fully destroyed, and handkerchiefs which
may have been used f nun necesbityjhould
he boiled half an hour before washing.
"Hit. best that parsons who Jiavc a cough
Hhould carry small "pieces of cloth., each
just large ei'ough to receive the sputum,
and paraffined paper envelopes In which
to enc'Oh' them The en elopes and con
sents can then be burned at the lirst oppor
"What steps, if any, will you take lo se
cure compliance wJth these rules, or any
that you nuy adopt, and how will3oubrhig
thib subject more jiiomlnently before the
public?" was asked of Dr "Woodward
""I Inn e formulated no plan," he replied,
"although I think it is Important that
tlie people Miould be made more lannliar
with the character t.ftne disease, and with
the methods for pieventinga multiplication
of ca&es. 1 cannot now sa what I jnay
do later, when I get time to properly con
iflder the -question ""
XSTOKAIATION FOll EVXBXBODY.
A :new carbonic add well near Driburg,
in Westphalia, gives off the pure ;gus at
Leather lires are being made for axmy
eycles in .France, and are claimed to be
more easily repaired and lighter than rub
Carriage shafts are now madefxom wood
pulp, and axe reported to -have met with
much lavor rn Pans on account if thear
.strength and lightness.
An old map xecentlj fouud in Milan is
asaid to indicate, the discovery of Brazil an
147 by the Portuguese, who -sailed from
the lower African coast, a distanoe of
Gen. SchoUeld sajs that the battery
now being constructed on the Pacific coast,
and the two near New York, are the three
finest an the worldfox roast defense.
A girl baby bora the other day in Ko
lomo, Jnd ir, the fourteenth daughter of
a fourteenth daughter or a fourteenth
daughter, a record which is thought to be
unp recedented .
Western railroads are expected to show
a heavy increase in their earnings for
several weeks because or the contrast
with poof earnings during the strike-period
or last summer.
'The two new tunnel lines to be built
under London -will cost 3S35.000 a mile,
exclusive or stations, land and general
expenses. There arc three underground
xallwajsoiow In opeTafion ihXonflon.
It lias been positively demonstrated that
tobacco is one of the prime causes of color
blindness, and men 'Who are employed m
positions whereat isifectssaxy to distinguish
color are cauti'mtd sJgarnst excessive smok
ing. " - "
Bard steel, states'-Dr.' R. II. Thurston,
weighs 490 flotuwls'per'cublc foot, and a
rod Diieanch stpiaxe flustnhis78,000pimnds;
cast iron weighs 4 li pUUndSj and jsuppoxts
1G.500 pounds, and has aicuiacjtyof.2G,0ii0
pounds. Ordinary woodsare ten or twelve
times as bulky as stJel. 'Weightier weight,
.some woods are stronger than .steel, a bar
or pine Justas heavy as a bar of steel one
inch .square holding up 123,000 pounds,
tlie best ash 175,000, and asome "hemlock
Be used to be theTneelcestman
Tn all the human race;
Uut-slnee he boughta bicycle
Beixavels-on Jiisface. Xafe.
An Ambitious Cat.
"Caller What 3ms become of tlie two
raaied kitten you need 40 have on -exhibit ion
Manager It worked itself to death try
ing to catch both tailsat-once Truth.
Charlie 1 say, dear boy.
Cha ppie Yans?
Charlie I wish -some one "Wouid Invent
a cigarette for hot weather that one could
smoke without having to light It. Es-
IT GOES LIKE HOI CI
Success of The Evening Times
Beats All Records.
HEWSBOYS EAGER pQB IT
Scone.' Jn tlie Delivery Department
About the Time tUo Pupor Is Com
Jns "From tbo Pres Oaio Little
Clmp Almost Got Straiisled.in the
Musli It lain Doiimud Every wliere.
Tho Evening Times goes. For three
duys it has been on the streets promptly
aud hot with the news of rive continents.
Supplied by the uuequaled service of tho
great Uulted Press, supplemented by the
cable dispatches of the greatest or New
York Journals iu the gathering pf roreigu
news, there is no important event any
where abroad lhat efceapes it, while a
trained corps from lhe pick of iocal re
porters, uuder the direction of executive
geuiua, furnish every scrap of Jptal news
each in its right proportions, eleanly
edited and well dlsplaed, bo lhat the
huportanp features catch the ee at a
On the streets, la the cam, at the depots,
it goes, it has gone, it is going like hot
buckwheat cakes on a wintry mojnlng
with plenty of maple syrup and Sweet,
LOOK UPON THIS PIQTUEE.
But the hundreds who buy aud eager! yxead
rarely look back along lhe road It Las
cootie to them. They havenotseen kaleido
scopic pictures on Tenth street aud Peiin
silvania avenue, with old Ben Franklin,
patron saint or the craft, looking peaeorully
down upon It.
The enthusiastic mob of boys gathers, as
if by magic, a little before U o'clock. A
dozen small dealers have preceded them and
for liolf an hour of waiting tlie fun among
tlwlittlefellows runs fast and furious. With
a rwieuuicato spend they are rich and they
buy and treat and squabble aud fight to
their heart's content.
Alore peddlers' carts back in from one
direction and another till the street is filled
from one side to the other and the bo,
pitching and struggling about among thm,
mnks a picturesque sight in all colors from
black to white and In all garbs from an
outfit colitJcted from the four winds, no
two pieces or which jnatch and Jn parts
that hang uncertainly together, to a neat
attire m tho latest boy's fashion.
Thei get any tlung they wauttoeat.rrom
clam fritters and pig'a, feet to ice cream,
mow balls., candy, pop-corn with lemonade
and ginger beer Cold lunch or warm d.a
ner, accprdlng to the previous day's luck,
GETTING READY FOR BUSINESS.
But the press is avniblmg, and the boys
prick up theix ears. In ten minutes the
day'b harvest will begin The i's ascram
uleior pinceiit the window, and the wrong
est and most determined is likely to win.
Tor two days it was rough-aud-tumble,
and on Tuesday one little black fellow
whobe chin barely read nl to the counter
wassho-ved to the wa'-Lby his stouter com
petitors and nearly strangled Kind
hearted Mr Oliex, In charge of the de
livery department, jju&t managed to rescue
Similar occurrences, but without actual
danger, had been aiotlced a dozen Jjoiea in
wild rush for tin first papers, and it was
deu -mined that order in delivery must
be intisU-d upon.
Accoidangly on yesterday a stout rail
ing was. built from the door to ihe delivery
windows, and each boy., -weak or strong,
now oonies in due order, and Js supplied.
They get the papers just as quick, and no
body is run down.
Ah the first big load of papers comes
up from the pres room lhe little fellows
tremble with eagerness and delight.
Ttitir penuie- and dimes and o.uaxters
rattle on the counters and Jungle in their
hands UU each .gets his bundle and Haes lo
the btreet. Load after load cutties up from
the jirees xooui till all axe .supplied, Booie
again aud again.
TheEveuuig Times is on the street.
All the people luow the rest.
Rare Offer to Times .Readers.
No newspaper ever presented such a
noble work as the ColumblanCycIopaediato
Jts readers on terms of subscription to suit
the times. With us it is a labor of Jove.
That advertisement of Mr. R. S. Thain
in to-day's Issue ought to receive .prompt
and appreciative attention. Nut only have
we Jound it to be up to description, but
the more we use the Columbian Cyclopaedia
the more we rind to admireit. What other
cyclopaedia pronounces and defines un
abridged every -word -Jn the English lan
guage and every titular word vised'.' What
other cyclopaedia rs so -compact, con
venient, and jet with more -subjects than
all the others put together and down to
date"? .Every Insertion we print new testi
monials, and the increasing demand .shows
that wherever The Times is xcad the im
pression is alri Jy deep and responsive.
Read the advertisement and -sign and
send Jn the coupon at Jts end. This will
uot only enable yon to get this most valu
able work or modern times at a very
low rate, but six months Jxee bervice r
The Washington Times. We -know iiow
good a thing it is and rceommeud ltlieart
ily Clubs of ten subscribers wdl find it
profitable to apply lo Mr.Thalnat once.
BiiKine-. Opportunities in Arkansas.
Frank JE. Grader, a former Lynn man.
who lias Just returned from the South, says
that Arkansas 3s the one State left. "Tor a
man -with capital," he said toaxeporterTe
cently, "that's the only .place Tor him to go.
Jle can tnakemoney intimber.
"It'sa finely wooded country and -contains
a great deal of valuable -poplar, besides
various other lands of wood. There Is no
monej- there now, because it doesn't .pay a
man to bung thalogs to the river ;md float
them down. This poplar I am speaking
of anion only gsts-$l a hundred forand has
to throw m a day's work -of has team and
"A man "who win go down there prepared
to spend $250 or $350 a mile Tora tramway
and carry a portable sawmill, will make
money. I tell you, it'll pay a man to pay
luxes on land down there for years."
Spealdngor the conditions of busrnessgener
ally in tha South, Mr. Grader said:
"They have no idea of busmeEsWhenyou
compare their methods with those used at
homo. Just now. they are commencang to
feel the boom we heard so much about here
two ox three years ago. But Tight here
in "New England I find more business going
on -than inany otherportlonof the country,""
-r-Bosto n Journal.
"Why "TTonion CiaTrnot Throw.
Women caunot th row because -af a pecul
iar formation ot the shoulder blade "which
prevents 3. he -swing necessary to tliejiroper
propulsion of a tone or other
obj tot. Baltimore AmexJcan.
'- ,' '-
We're offering a lot of $5
and $6 English Worsted Pants
It's a case of buying too
much of even a good thing
and as we can't break our
rule to clear out each sea
son's stock they've got to go
Splendid patterns splendid
goods made up ail right and
in all sizes. We don't get our
money back-but you'll get a
great deal more than your
There are bargains, ha small lots, all
over th house now fines atock-tak-
Pcnna. Ave. 1
7th Street. J
Taxpayer In the Dark.
Editor Times: I read your article In
this morning's paper on the light ques
tion. You have my hearty congxatulauon
in this matter, as It was ouly last night,
while driving through some of our most
beautiful streets, we felt as af we must
engage someone to go ahead of us with
lanterns to prevent running into some
one, as until arter 10 o'clock, when the
moon shone, it was so dark that at any
minute an accident might have occurred,
ir jou are driving or walking on any
street or this rtrat and beautiful Capital
City, excepting Pennsylvania avenue and
Fourteenth street, you cannot fall to
notice the extreme darkness and absence
of light anywhere, which ought to be a
great inducement for all kinds or vice and
I heartily indorse the excellent Judg
ment and courage or The Times in taking
hold of ilbis all-important matter, hoping
that this valuable paper wall push this
urgent necessity. I am jsure ion will
merit the good wishes and thanks as well
as the indorsements or every sensible per
son m the city of Wastungton.
CoiiirniKMouer Ros Goes Aw ay
Txesident Ross, or the board or Commis
sioners, Is absent rrom the city Ue left on
Monday for New York for a business and
pleasure trip The date of has return is not
definitely fixed, bathe wJH probably grace
his of rice again within ten dajs.
t M. Zj 3 ui I
1416 F St.
Grand Lawn Party
FOB THE BENEFIT OF
St. Anthony's Church,
BROOKXAND, 3). C,
Thursday, August S.
Tho grounds will bo open from JO jt xa. till G
p in. for tho children. From G till S p.-m a
xegular Vnxinia dinner mill he .served, boiled
ham, fried chickens, vegetaUe, corn broad,
peach dumpling, with asauee, coffee, etc Supper
from b till 10 p. an Ice cream and other re
freshments at -all-hours. JJancingfromSiillll
BepaamentalXeasne at NationalPark To-day.
ARMY AND NAVY
alamo called a! 4:15 P. AT. Jc and 13a
ST. ASAPJ-L VA.
I ALL NEW MODEL J
j wlfll I il f
I PREMIER j
I TvncuiniTrno !
iirxvijii ir.no. t
Baclng Mondays, "Wednesdays
and Fridays until fur
General -Admisskm. 30 Cent?-
IX ItiACES oacli dTj. "Firsfrara iSD n to.
Special trains direct aa grand muni iroin 51iri
Atreetstution at Z.29 and 2.10 p. in other trains
11.50 and 1.150.
bTEVE STILLWEL-n, Presidoal
The City's Pleasure Grounds.
Capt. E. 8 llandall will inaugurate a
grand dancing fefe by giving a Fancy
Dress Ball for children at lUver "View
FJtIDAY.AUG. 9 Dancing through tha
day for all, with the exception from the
hours (J to 9 p.m ,when the flcor will b
cleared for the children alone, after which
all may participate. Tickets, 2uc.; chil
dren. The Peutz at 9 $X a, ni r 1.45,
aud 645 p. ni .stopping at Alexandria.
E. S. BAND ALL. SoleProprietor.
PINEY POINT HOTEL
At Reduced Rates,
On Steamer Arrowsmlth on Saturday the lOlh
Instant. Leaving hor wharf as 6 o'clocTt p. an.,
arriving in "rVaehlngton by 10 o'clock Sunday
night. Farafw Jtbe xouni trip tickets on boat
and meals and room at the hotel, only 32.S0.
No tickets pld at the wharf. Can only be had
at tho store of Wash. B. Willlaina, Jih and D
Thus. W. Williams,
I T -l,v nflll -V U r J.t-
. otm Q.L. who turner ui ocvsniii
and D Streets N. W., selling Furni
ture, Carpets, tc, as cheap a3 any
other house Jn the city. Give me a
WASH. B. WILLIAMS,
7th and D Sts. N. W.
MOONLIGHT and All NlghtExcur
Sion to Glymont this evening. Three
boats leave Sixth street whaxr , 7;0. S:30
and 10.30 p. ui.
Given by P.OBERT H. KEY.
Take the run down the Potomac to ForT
Tens Alonroe and Norfolk by night or day.
Three elegant speedy steamers make the
trip the "Norfolk" and "Washington" at
aiight and theaiew-Newporr News by day.
A most enjoyable outing wheiever taken.
A nail down the entire Potomac to Chesa
peake Bav. with a view ot Atlantic Ocean.
Hampton Roads. Newport News. Old Point
Comfort, and Norfolk, where conaectiens
are made w ith ALL. steamboats and rail
roads Tor the North, South, and West.
SCHEDULE FOR NIGHT STEAMERS.
EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR
Lv.Wash'ton 7.0O jur Lv.Portmo'hS 50 pra
T-v.Ate-e'd'ia. 7:30 tmlT Norfolk 6 10 nm
( Ar.Ft Monr"eG:30 an Lv.Ft Monroe 7.20 pra
ArJSorfolk vU am ivrajix-uiia t:uo am
Ar.PortSaub 6.0O am Ar Wasb'jrton6:30 am
Uonn-i Trio Tickets 55 00. ft nirm ted.)
SCHEDULE FOR DAY STEAMER.
The -"Newport NewR" leaves Washiccton
Sundays. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fri
days at 8 a. ro , arriving at Fortress Mon
roe 5.45 and Norfolk 6.30 same evening.
Returning, leaves Norfolk 7 45 a. m ,
Fortress Monroe 8:30 a. m , arraying lx
Washmgton 6:45 same evening.
The Sunday morning steamer from Wash
ington leaves Norfolic same mgnt at 7 00
and Fortress Monroe 7-45 p. ui .arriving in
Washington uext morning at 7 00 o'clock.
"Passengers are privileged to leave same
day by nizhi steamer If desired. An Ideal
Round Trin Tickets. S3.c0.
Tickets on gale at .513.619. 1421Pa.ave..
B. & O Ticket Office, eor 15th at and
N. Y ave . ana on ocard -steamers, where
tunp table, map, etc., can also be had. For
further information telephone mauaser.
Korlolk & WasMngism Sta&oat Gsaipaaj.
3NO. CALLAH VN. GES. AlGR.
TnON-ETSQ. WHARF FOOT 7TH ST.
The -drxro is p-rfeeay -aeitshtfa, saa
tctnerj is superb, the hatelia rcesceliei.
Coaches connect hourly, llo 8 p. xa 10 toil
I jl ssl hah hourly, 6 to 10 p. m. with the cable
. cars at Sth and Pa. Are s.a.an(iF3t csrlinea
J at bra .and E. Capito. Bound trip, Sjo Coasli
1 leares the Axlinston 1A0 p. in stopping -as
gUoreham and Chaatberlhi's xouni trip, 30c
CITY OF RICHMOND,
Daily, except Mondays, 9 a. m,
Round Trip Fare, 50c.
Secure staterooms jvt boat or 1121 Ner
Ycrs avenue amlTicietS only at Marmaduke's,
3Pa. ATe.;iIay-ClJ Pa. Ave; and ar Frank's
Ticket office. 4G1 Pa. Ave.; Dsvia, fcdl Pit ave..
Central NationalBank Building.
SEAFOOD DINNER on arrival of boat, at
Celon'al Beach Hotel. 30 cents.
Special narry, lamlljr, and weekly rat.
W. A "VOOBS,PrDiirleto.
Steamer ATacalestcr leaves daily (San
dtyesceptedJaXlOa m.r2 30p.m.
Steamer Paver Queen leave dally O
street wharf (Sunday excepted) Jt 010 a.
m a aud from Macalester's wharf at 5.30
Indian Head trip-, every Thursday .Friday
and SaUirday evenings at 6 30 p, m.
Fare. Raund Trip, 25c
This delightful and beautiful xesoTS
on the Chesapcako Bay opens for
tho season on Saturaay, June S.
The prmclpal aew attrc-tave feature
sre a $10,000 Ferns -whcrl, 75 feet high,
-and a Toboggan Slide rrom the bath house,
100 feet into the bay. Trains leave B.
& O. P.. It, depot at 9-15 -a. m. and 48
p. rn.. week days; So a. m., 10 arid
Sr.ia p. m.. Bundays.
KATE 75 CENTS FOB. THE SOUND
Pcople leavics "the city for their
-Humaner -vn cation cuiinot afford to lilao
leave THE TIMES. 3t will be mailed
lo iiy ndd reis And vrill cuntlnue to
be t-b hest.loci aiewspaperia WnslV