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THE WASHINGTON TOTES SUNDAY APRIL 17 1904 i9O 7 7POKED
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POKED FUN AT WELL WELLKNOVIN INOWN W WASHINGTON ASHINGT N ARTISTS ARTISTS
Paintiii Paintings s of Merit erit Imi Imitated I Imitated mi mitated ¬
tated by b y Paintings of ofBurlesque ofBurlesque ofBurlesque
Burlesque BurlesqueIngenuity BurlesqueIngenuity BurlesqueIngenuity
Ingenuity < Joined JoinedWith Hands HandsWith HandsWith
With Talent in the theMerr theN theMe
Merr N Me rrtVltk rrtVltkr rrtVltkSheep r Work WorkSheep WorkSheep
r
Sheep From Peanut PeanutShells PeanutShells PeanutShells
Shells Alongside Afongside Girls GirlsWith Gir1sWith GirlsWith
With Elastic Feet FeetHE FeetTHE
HE first annual execution eC < < uUon of ofa ottlto ofI
C
THE a 8 I two Society of Washington WashingtonFakirs Washingtonbakers
Fakirs came to a a close in intun int intmud
tun t tmud C > mud room of the Corcoran Art ArtGallery ArtGll ArtGallery
Gallery Gll ery on Wednesday Yednosdo night Not since sincethe glncethe sincethe
the days of the commune commune has so largo largou lnrgo lnrgocrowd
u a crowd assembled a sembl d to witness whole wholesale wh whole wholeRIP le lelflt ¬
sale RIP lflt slaughter and applaud the fall of oftr ottt oftt
tt ° axe Crios of heerty approval approval arose arosefrom arosefNn arosefront
from the onlookers as each victim was wasled wasled waslcd
led to the block whose thirst for gore goreseemed gorefemcd goreseemed
seemed insatiablethe Insatiable InsatiableTha InsatiableThe
The victims ware pictures At least leastti leastty leastwere
ti ty y were ere called pictures by b a young youngrnon 3Oun youngran
ran who stopped Jangling a discordant discordantrow d1 discordantcow cordant cordantow
row ow bell long enough to say a few ew words wordsavut wordslut wordsgut
avut gut them There are are thoso who say sayttt saytt saynAt
ttt tt t they were painful results of t at attempted attempted attempted ¬
tempted humor on the part e t of impertinent Imper Impertinent impert ¬
tinent t nent and ignorant young young upstarts but butthose butthose butthose
those who takojhls toko takothis thls view ware also vic victims vlotmsIndlrectl viatimsindiroctlithey ¬
tims tmsIndlrectl timsindiroctlithey indirectly they Dang the creators creatorsof 9rentorsf
f of f the pictures thatwere slaughtered by bythe bythl bythe
the satire of the U Fakers FakersNothing FakersNothing FakersNothing
Nothing Was Sacred SacredNor SacredNor
Nor 1 or artist nor werk was held sacred sacredby sacredb
t by b these same fakers With fiendishglee fiendish fiendishglee fiendishglte
glee they held up to merciless ridicule ridiculethe ndJculethe ridiculethe
the most sacred inspiration of the th most moatprominent mostprominent mostprominent
prominent artist and the caricatures In Inthe inthe inthe
the mud room dealt ealt with the personalities person personallti pernonallti
allti alities s of artists as well as their work workThe workThe workThe
The Society of Fakers Is made up upof upt upof
of t members mem rs of the Corcoran art class classIt classIt classIt
It is a a brandnew organization whose whosemain whosemcln whosemiln
main object is to have fun at the the oxp ex expose expnse ¬
pose p nse of the members or the Society Soc aty of ofWashington otVshlngton ofWashington
Washington Artists Artl ts whose hose fourteenth fourteenthLnmal to fourteenths rteenth rteenthL
Lnmal L s 11la1 exhibition whlcKNms whtct 4tas been run running running running ¬
ning for several weeks in the Hemi Hemicycle Heomlode Hemicycte
cycle of the Corcoran Art Gallery closed closedn
i n Wednesday night nightSoon nightSOC nightboon
Soon SOC after the opening of this exhibiti exhibi exhibits ¬
ts t ti k n i the young OURg students conceived an ani anthat
i < > a that it would b he a good thing to toft tort
1 ft t up a similar exhibition of their theirwork thoirnrk theirand
work nrk and after arteroon afterconsultation consultation ultat1on it was de dec d dd dd
> c d to caricature the work of the So Soctty See
ctty e i e t ty of Washington Artists ArtistsCompetitive ArtistsCompetitive ArtistsCompetitive
Competitive Exhibition ExhibitionEverybody ExhibitionEnlJbody ExhibitionEverybody
Everybody w went nt to work with wJths a will willBTd willand willa
a and d on Monday the doors oIJrs of the roompposte room roomipposte roomppos
ipposte ppos te the Hemicycle were thrown thrownn thrownwan
n wan ° n and the burlesque burlo que exhibition was wasi wasrsNl wasosed
i iosod to view While h110 there were wereuny wereim weren
uny im n visitors to the exhibition of ot the the5iny theof thei
5iny i ty of Washington Artists in the theIrmicycle theI theZc
Irmicycle I Zc mieye1e en the closing night th thim the thPm them
im m across acrOdthe the hall was packed to sufcation suf sufraton surrcaUon
raton cation It had been announced that thath thataward thataward
h < award of the prizes would be made
LUCKY DICKY DICKYBurlesque i
I SWEET LOUIS OR THE KICKING GIRL GIRLBurlesque
Burlesque on Richard V Brookes Flock of 1
Sheep SbeepwSheep Sheep
represented
by
peanuts I Burlesque on Louis Kronbergs Dres Dress
I I I RebearsalTbe RehearsaF The lady la ykiks Jacks when whenth the string is pulled
I SUN IS REAKINO IN TWO
y
Drof > rof r f Frank F nk H Bigelow BigelowBoldly BigelowBoldly BigelowBoldly
Boldly Makes I akes ThisAssertion This ThisAssertion
AssertionW Assertion AssertionHEN AssertionW
HEN HB one looks up at midday middayInto middayInto middayInto
W Into the blinding glare laro of the theV thesun thesun
V V sun or in the the t e eveningratchee evening eveningratches eveningratches
ratches It sink beneath the th Western Westernlorizon Westerntorfzon estern esternlorIzon
lorizon it seem seems a ra reasonably onably solid solidrt solidl solidt
art rt of structure 5tru ture The truth of the mat mater mater mater ¬
l t
er is however according aceo tng to Prof Frank FrankI
I Bigelow of the Weather Bureau Bureauhat Bureauht Bureauhat
hat the sun Is disintegrating dl lnte tlng and the thercat therc1t therest
rest mass of molten matter a a roil miirn mllr1 roilf1
rn miles across across is forming itself into intowo IntoWI intotvo
wo separate worlds both Inclosed lnclo ed in inhe Inhe Inhe
he single fiery envelope which is visible visibleD Is1b1e Is1b1eD
D the eye eyeProf eyeProf eyeProf
Prof Bigelow has been engaged in inbe fnbe inhe
be Investigations and experiments experimentshich experimentsWhich
> Which have led to this conclusion for forearly forary forearly
early ary a score s oro of years ye rs H He modestly atodestlytits modestlyuts modestlyuts
uts away the credit of originality and andeclares andeclares andeclares
eclares he Is pnlya complier and oora ooraarer oomarpr eomarer
arer of the work that bee been done doneY doneother
Y other man But it is certainly true trueiat truet trueat
iat at t no one who has hazarded the eon eonuslon eonUson cony
y uslon slon he has reached with so much muchtflnltenese muchftn1tenes6 mucheflniteness
tflnltenese has been able hIe to support supportby suPPOrtJ1y supportt
t by y such an array of figures and facts factsBasis factaBasis factsBasis
Basis of ConclusionThr Conclusion ConclusionTh Con usion usionhI
Thr Th hI conclusion is drawn from a a num numSr numtr nutnr
Sr r of facts relative to both the sun sunnd sun1d sunzd
nd the earth of widely differing char eharSterlstlcs charterlsUs charterlsties
Sterlstlcs The sun spots s > ots the solar solaritiinpnces solar solarrelncnctS solarr
r itiinpnces and facula otter the th proof proofcorroborating proolcrrroborattng proofcrrroborating
corroborating phenomena from ofte ofteId on onad otlsid
Id if the line while bUe the earth in the theirgitfons theJ ther
J irgitfons arf tf ons of o the magnetic field the themepheric theml themtpherie
mepheric ml herlc pressure and temperature temperaturejponds temperaturesponds temperatureaponds
jponds to Sols invitation to support supportr supporttd
r t td > f Blgelows theory Observations of ofIP ofe
IP 1 e uu spots and hydrogen prominences prominenceslie
lie L tv e btcn bt b cn Its foundation foundationTh foundationTh
Th starting point of tha theory theoryja theoryJd theoryb2
ja b2 Prof Bigelow uis is is the period of ro ron ron ron
+ n of > f th the sun on its axis It has hasirr basIrrj hasair
air determined d 1 termlne4 from observations ob ervat1ons of offiees ofticcs
fiees 18 on the orb that It rotates more morevnr morena
vnr na 1 as you go towaru the poles pole J at atr atf atr
r f riuator r uator of the sun the period isy is isdays SIc0YS
y < days while at latitude X degrees degreeshrrr degreeshfrr degreeshors
hrrr the movement m rement of the sun spots spotsa spotsns spotsas
a ns s to be perceptible there te S already alreadyfaling aJread aJreadta alreadyfa
faling ta ° ling on oft of a day and and the sun re rer rero rer
r ro i7 7 6R 8 day Ian < to revolve upon itself itselfif t tT tieelfphenomenon
T if 11 phenomenon struck > > me is as ln lnrtrting tBrtpg Inrc
rtrting rc > tj g and I determined to carry the tliev tltectgatlon thergatiun
v ctgatlon gation further toward the pole poledi pol polhl poles poless
> di his hl I resorted to a study of the theIT theI thelr
IT I prominencesthe prominences prom i nplce the hydrogen hydrogenmm hydr aeft aeftm
mm m mr ° s that brtak bra ak out from the suns sunsif wnxltp1 sunsitPl
ltp1 if i center and pierce the ether for forCij toro forc
o Cij J t > anas < I ads of miles mUf > s These spectacular SfHHJtaeularIays spectacularrydays Ulr UlrJll
Jll rydays Iays 8 of nfrrgy < and daetrucUveaeae daetrucUveaeaer dwtMICttV dwtMICttVr
r > L lsf Iifrv81 r > rvs rvsl l in all a II latitudes and ane I IEluded IIJluded Irluded
Eluded thy would ould furnish the ba bal
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at 830 and would Quldbe nuld be followed foJ1ow d by an anauction anauction anauction
auction sale saleThe saleThe saleThe
The walls of the room roomwerc were lined with withall witha11 withall
all manner of burlesques burl sques The first flrstprize firstprIe firstprise
prize a gold medal being a a tin plate platebeautifully platebcautltull platebeautifully
beautifully bcautltull gilded was hung around the theneck thenecle theneck
neck of Benjamin Coney for his takeoff takeoffon takeonon takeoffon
on Birge Harrisons Old Ferry House Houseat Houseat Houseat
at Night a 0 moonlight scene wherein whereina
a 0 fake moon appeared above the horizon horizonwhen horizonwhen
when a string was pulled pulledThe pulledThe
The Second Prise PriseThe PriseThe
The second prize a bronze medal medalsimilar medalsfmnar medalsimilar
similar to the gold gpldmedsJ medal was given givento givento givento
to Miss Gurlac for her Billys Chase ChaseIn ChaseIn Chasein
In the th Studio after William M ChasesIn Chases ChasesIn ChasosIn
In the Studio the Corcoran prize win winner winner winner ¬
ner Mr Chases picture shows a pretty prettygirl vrettygIrl prettygirl
girl seated in a tastefully tastefull furnished furnishedstudio urnishcdstudio urnlshedstudIo
studio Mies 1Ws Gurteos poster showed an anIrish nnIrIsh anIrish
Irish chambermaid with head cloth and andbroom andbroom andbroom
broom in a pose similar to Mr Chases Chasesmaiden Chnlesmaiden Chasesmaiden
maiden maidenThe maidenThe maidenThe
The special prize 30 50 pennies went wentto wentto wentto
to C E Howells Mary nry Kiss It af after afterMary afterMary er erMary
Mary Cassatts CAS8 tts A Caress The origi original orlgInnl original ¬
nal shows a a young woman embracing
two Children whose clothing is scant scantShe s spnt spntShe ant antShe
She is touching the brow of the young youngest 1oungest youngest ¬
est child with her lips In Mr fr Howells Howellsposter Howellsposter Howellsposter
poster which hlch was modestly screened screenedby screenedby screenedby
by a sheet of transparent oil paper paperthrough paperthrough paperthrough
through which could be seen a nude nudegroup nudegroUV nudegroup
group the child who in Miss Cassatts Casssttspicture Cassattspicture Cassattspicture
picture was receiving the caress was wasshown wasshown as asshown
shown with dumbbells In his hands handsthe handsthe handsthe
the joke being that the model modolor for the theCassatt theO theCatssatt
Cassatt O satt picture possessed > 08Sesed unusual unusual mus muscular muscular muscular ¬
cular development developmentThe developmentThe developmentThe
The S88T pennies were done up in a
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PROF FRANK H BIGELOW BIGELOWsis BIGELOWsls IGELOWsia
sis of the Information I desired desiredthink I Ithink Ithink
think they have haveTwin haveTwin haveTwin
Twin Star StarJ3 Being ing Formed FormedObservations FormedObservations FormedObservations
Observations end and nd drawings of these theseprominences the theseprominences e eprominences
prominences havo been made daily dan or oras oras o oas r
as often as they wore visible for thirtythroe thir thirtythree thlrty ¬
tythree ty three years The patient watchers watchersof watcher watcherof
of the skies skle who have recorded theee theeeinvaluable tho theseinvaluable e eInvaluable
invaluable contributions to science are areItalians areItaJlaneSecch at atItalians8ecah e
Italians ItaJlaneSecch Becoh Tacchinl and Rlcco Rlccoand Riccoand Rlccoand
and their work has been done at Rom Romand Rome Romeand Romeand e
and Catonia the latter in Sicily The Theobservation Theobsorvatiootf Th Thobservations e
observation have shown as they the have havebeen havebeen hav havbeen e
been compiled compn by me that the energy energyor energyof
of those prominences is periodic and andthat andthat a athat
that they are retarded in different lati latitudes latJtudo Intltudes ¬
tudes tudo by the rotation of the sun on itsaxis Its Itsaxte Itsaxle
axle and In a a way and a degree onlyexplainable only onlyexplainable onlyexplainable
explainable on the theory that tho sun sunis sunis
is separating and that a twinstar is isbeing Isbeing isbeing
being formed formedThte fonnedThl formedThis
This Thl is l the foundation of the theory
but it Is by no means Its only support
When you apply a similar method to tothe tothe tothe
the solar SOIaj facuiae it becomes apparent
the win < e acts ts more vigorously rgorou ly on two twoopposite twote twoopposite
opposite te aides sld while on the earth rth at
the same tint th a similar activity is isapparoni I Iapparom isapparent
apparent 4vi If itself in the varia arIa ¬
tion of i eid jfl 11 tho
wgndarof wonder wonderof w nder nderof
of the i rcr rofiii p a Ilt also in the
barome < > < n > pery r f1 i I nd rainfall
As the U Yr l ru IiI AH a l n its axis aXl It Itsends ItHftd itsends
sends Hftd nv t ui I ieHons Jt ons like likewireless likewlrele likewireless
wireless wlrele f ript fr t i stir tlr up the
atntetip atmo p a a circulation circulationso c1rcula Uon Uonso
so call ensw It > veather condl
tio tloofl rh < tij f tare 4 f > ajgy Qgy gy of of these theseradiati thNoradlaU theseradiati
radiati a 4 Wt < tt the duality of
the at U trt
A 1 s fci ble 1e 6 jon tioaIH tiDnTh jon60Th
60Th Th + vhaf ho > l tee ff IH ei < deoemena be neua aa tak taken taken
en tGfber toq i l r1ut6r rbo f or L i sun m and part partkw
ly oa ll t e C1IItIt e1ti II > kw w I vmrlabl rriablo motion adtlonsfO aaUonon
on tl tp P sfO tfN < rf f the sun un andmust and andtwvk andWIt
must WIt t twvk t4lIte fit i JQ p the working worklnaewitld workingm rklnc
wIL1eI m > I k Jn Lt1lOma some way wayv
t th eat u v I If ievvera eCramore t arena more or ori I
i
paper and when they were handed to toMr toMr
Mr Howell many of them dropped out outand outand outand
and fell In a a shower to the floor floorDress floorDress floorDress
Dress Rehearsal RehearsalIouls RehearsalLouis RehearsalLouis
Louis Kronbergs Dress Rehearsal Rehearsla
a ballet girl was burlesqued by a figure flgurewith figurewith
with lth movable legs which worked worked mostgracefully most mostgracefully mostgracefully
gracefully gracefully when a string strln was pulledThis pulled pulledThis pulledThis
This did not get a prize but was dis displayed displayed digplayed ¬
played conspicuously after the prize prizewinners prizeWInners prizewinners
winnersThen winners winnersThen WInnersThen
Then the auction began A noisy cow
bell tied to a string had been ringing
Incessantly Inces antly to attract the assembled assembledmultitudes assembledmultitudes assembledmultitudes
multitudes Now It stopped and the theauctioneer theauctioneer theauctioneer
auctioneer General Jackson climbed climbedup climbedup climbedup
up a stepladder and called off the wares waresBobby waresBobby arcs arcsBobbv
Bobby Burns Bums7A Bt4I1S Bt4I1SA BurnsA
A portrait of Bobby Burns inscribedwith inscribed inscribedwith InscribedwIth
with his Wad some power the gift ha hagic hagic
gic 1 us was promptly sold It was a aburlesque aburksque aburlesque
burlesque burlesque on Birge Harrisons portrait portraitof portraitof
of himself Then came Oh Fudge Fudgea
a kick on Binge Harrlsons Old Que Quebec QuebeCo Quebec ¬
bec In which a row rot of houses appearsto appears appearsto avvearsto
to be toppling over Lucky Dicky Dickytaking Dickytak1ns Dickytaking
taking off Richard Brookes flock flock ofsheep of ofsheep otsheep
sheep being driven down a lane The Thesheep Thesheep Thesheep
sheep in the burlesque are representedby represented representedby rcpresentedby
by a cluster of peanuts All the posters posterswere posterswere posterswere
were sold rapidly at prices varying va lng
from five cents to two dollarsLocal dollars dollarsLocal dollarsLo0l41
Local hits galore were made and thelargo the thelargo thelargo
largo audience a dlence was s kept in a a constant constantroar constantroar constantroar
roar of laughter Everything was cad car carried earned ¬
ned off In the best of humor and and many manyof manyot manyof
of the artists whose work was carica caricatured caricatured caricatured ¬
tured wero present enjoying the jokes jokesas jokesas jokesas
as much as s the rest
less concentrated concentrated concentr te < In two Harts l arts and not notsymmetrical notsymmetrical notsymmetrical
symmetrical around the csntor crntorFrom csntorFrom ntor ntorFrom
From another series of Investigations
I have hav reached some Interesting conclu conclusions conclusions conclusions ¬
sions which seem to fit fitSn in remarkably
well w ll with what wo know of the state of ofthe otthe ofthe
the sun The average density of tl th thsun tiesun 9 9sun
sun Is l 14t1mes 1L S times that of water At thesurface the thesurface thesurface
surface it Is 37 and at the center 67 sothat so sothat sothat
that on the whole the sun Is gaseous at atthe atthe atthe
the surface and viscous vJscousJ In the center centerIn centerIn
In fact it rather closely closely resembles thocondition tho thocondition thocondition
condition of the earth Comparisons of ofits otIts ofits
its temperature and penalty In Its ts vari various various nr1 nr1ous ¬
ous phases have enforced the conclusion conclusionthat conclusionthat conclusionthat
that the mass is separatingBigelow separating soparating1Biselow soparntlngBi
Biselow Bi low No ProphetProf Prophet ProphetProf ProphetProf
Prof Blgelow refuses to make predlc predlctlons predlctIons predictions
tIons of what the result of the thesepara theseparatlon separa separation separalion ¬
lion of the system will 111 be in fact he hosays hesays hesays
says that Is a matter for forfuture future research researchin
in many generations generationsOne generationsOne generationsOne
One thing at least Is certain hesaid he hesaid hesaId
said to the representative of The Times Timesit TimesIt Timesit
it will be millions of years before bef re there thereIs thereIs thereis
Is any perceptible effect upon the earthresultini earth earthresultlns earthresultlJ
resultlns resultlJ from this cause Thero is no noparticular noparticular noparticular
particular reason why you or I should shouldworry shouldorry
worry worryDAUGHTER worryDAUGHTER orry
r rDAUGHTER
DAUGHTER OF CONFEDERACY CONFEDERACYr
r is entirely probable that a new newDaughter newDaughter
I Daughter of ofthe the Confederacy Conte < tor cy twill gillbe twillbe m mbe
be chosen by the veterans who wore worethe worothe worethe
the gray at their next reunion reunionAt reunionAt
At the death d th of the beloved Miss tJss Winnto Win Winnie VIn VInnlo ¬
nie Davis Davl daughter of Jefferson pavis pavisit DavisIt
it seemed there t tiaere ere was no one worthy to tosucceed toucc
succeed ucc ed her as the adopted child of tho thoSouthland thoSouthland
Southland But now there is little doubt doubti doubtthQ doubtthq
i thQ honor will 111 fall to Miss Eaura Talbott TalbottGait TalbottGalt TalbottGalt
Gait Galt of Louisville Ky
Miss Ml s Galt Is only fourteen years old olda olda olda
I a beautiful vlvacldus viyacl Js ts and spirited spiritedyoung spiritedyoung spiritedyoung
young woman She strengthened tho thoveterans thoeterans theveterans
veterans admiration for her by b refusing refusingto
to march with the Louisville public publicschoolchildren pubUcschoolhlldren publicschoolehildren
schoolchildren schoolhlldren to the music of larch JKarchIng larchIng l arch archIng
Ing Through Georgia ether girls girlsJoined girlsjoined girlsjoined
Joined in the processionit procession proce elonIt it was a spe special special spadel ¬
cial occasion occasionbut but not Miss GaltGive Galt GaitGive GaltGive
Give me Dixie or any other decent decenttune docenttune decenttune
tune and Ill march Hhe 811 told tho prin principal prlnclpal principal ¬
cipal She was dismissed from the theechool theschool theschool
school but she was wa triumphantly reinstated rein reinstated relnstatoo ¬
stated and Southern affection for her herhas herhas herhas
has grown each Ch day dayMiact dayJiIs dayMiss
Miss JiIs Galt went to the annual reunion reunionof reunionot reunionof
of the Georgia Geo Ia veterans at Atlanta AtlantaThey AtlantaThey AtlantaThey
They showered attentions on her she shewas lih lihY8S shewas
was Y8S the guest Ue8t of honor honor They formed a aprocession aproce aprocession
procession proce lon especially for her hurt and andmarched andmarched
marched marcr d thw thJ thrpugh > ugh the streets with her herat herat herat
at their head They passed resolutions resolutionsfavoring reaoluUonsfavorIng resolutionsfavoring
favoring her as Winnie Davis succes successor suecesor successor ¬
sor or and they did so much to make her herhaypy herha herhappy
happy ha Y that she proved her love lovefor lovofor lovefor
for them by repudiating Marching
Through Georgia The Kentucky vet veterans veterans ct cterans ¬
erans are unanimous for her as the thenew theilew thenew
new Daughter DIUJhte < r of the Confederacy so soIt soIt soit
It is almost certain she will bear the thotJtl thetitle
title tJtl ale 04 l li i r
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MARY KISS IT ITBurlesque ITBurlesque I IBurlesque
Burlesque on Mary Cassatts Caress Winner of two hundred and andfifty andffty
fifty penny Prize PrizeWhen P ze zeXhen
I
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When William Vil Ham C C WhitneyFirst Whitney VhitnevFirst nv nvFirst
First S Saw vv His Future Fut U re i Wife i
r Q t HERB has ha never been a member memberot
THERE 1 I of the official family of any of oftho ortho ofthe
tho Presidents In tho last score scoroof scoreot scoreof
of years BO socially popular so many manysided manysided manysided
sided as a William C Whitney Mr MrWhitney ltIWhitney MrWhitney
Whitney will probably bo most spoken spokenof spokenot spokenof
of as tho Father of the United States StatesNavy StatlJsNavy StatesNavy
Navy but in Washington and else elsewhoro elsewhero elsewhere
where he was known In other lines of ofactlvlt ofactivity
activity actlvltvDown actlvltDown activityDuwn
Down near the hill on which whl h stands standstho atan standsthe s stho
tho Capitol Is a little saloon presided presidedover presidedover presidedover
over by b a a man whose name Is known knownto knownto knownto
to all the followers of the thoracos races whether whetherat
at Banning S Seepshead pshead pshO d Gravosend or orSaratoga orSaratogl orSaratoga
Saratoga That Is James R Bryan Bryan Br n who whofor whofor i ifor
for many years enjoyed Intimate IntlmateQuaintance intimatequalntance ac acquaintance ¬
quaintance with Mr Whitney At tn tntime the thetime s stime
time of Mr Whitneys death no one In InWashington InVashlngton inWashington
Washington was a a more sincere mourner mournerthan mournerthm mournerthan
than Jim Bryan He Is full of anec anecdotes anec anecdotes anecdotes ¬
dotes of the late magnate of traction tractionand tractJonand tractionand
and tho turf and in conversation Mr MrBryan MrBryan MrBryan
Bryan reveals some of the hitherto hid hidden hidden hidden ¬
den facts about the most remarkable remarkableman r remarkableman marka1Jleman
man in either of the Cleveland Admin Adtninistrations Administrations AthnhtIstmtlons ¬
istrations
Friend of Whitney WhitneyNothing WhitneyNothing WhitneyNothing
Nothing has more deeply affectedme attectGdme affected affectodme
me said Bryan than the death of ofmy ofmyoId ofmy
my myoId old friend When I say y friend I Imean Imean Imean
mean all that the word Implies and I Iwill Iw11l Iwill
will tell you my 1Y boy that today on ontho ontho onthe
tho race tracks In the United States Statesthere Statesthere Statesthorn
there are hundreds of man who will willkeenly w1llkoenly willkeenly
keenly miss mi William C Whitney WhitneyWhy WhitneyVhy WhitneyWhy
Why you have only on got to ask John JohnMadden JohnMadden JohnMadden
Madden and ho I 1M probably PrQbabl the best bestknown bestknown bestknown
known trainer on the turf today what whatWhitney whatYhltney whatWhitney
Whitney did ld for the peer skates of the theturf theturf theturf
turf turfI
I have lave been at Saratoga for Instance Instanceon
on getawayday getawa day when things were warelooking werelooking werelooking
looking pretty hard for some of the theunlucky theunlucky theunlucky
unlucky ones A poor horse owner ownerwould ownerwould ownerwould
would come up to Mr ir Whitney and andsay andsay andsay
say Mr Whitney I dont see how I Ia ra Ia
a going to get my string out of here hereI
I havent got enough to pay for their theirstable thlrstable theirstable
stable feed for tonight Mr Whitney Whitneywould Whitneywould Whitneywould
would be looking at the board at the thetime thftime thetime
time Ho would turn and say sa I dont dontsee dontsee dontsee
see what this has got to do with me meIt meIt
It is not my m fault if you are not lucky luckyat luakyat luckyat
at the races Then Mr Whitney would wouldstroll wouldstroll wouldstroll
stroll across the paddock ami ntI gay to tohis tohIs whis
his trainer See e that so soaridso aadso idso gets getstransportation Ce Cennns1 gets getstransp6rtttitionywithtiour
transp6rtttitionywithtiour transportation nnns1 > Or atI0n witluour W1th urhorsest horses > tonlght nlght I
He may be broke if he needs any anymoney anymoney an anmoney Y
money give it If to him himAt himAt himAt
At least lcutten ten of the men whose names namesfigure namesfigure namesfigure
figure prominently on the racing cards cardstoday cardstOday carttoday s
today owe their theirstan standing llng on the turf tun tunto L
to the friendship and generosity of Mr MrWhitney llrWhitney MrWhitney
Whitney WhitneyIt
It was he who saved them from fromlosing fro frolosing rom romlosing m
losing some som of their mpt valued run runners runners runhers ¬
ners In selling races It was Mr Whit Whitney Whitney hlt hltney ¬
ney who paid the feed bills when the
hay man dnwe nwc around and wantedmoney wanted wantedmoney wantedm
money m ne it was WM Whitney Whltne who did more toencourage to toencourage tooncourage
encourage the honest sport of the turfthan turf turfthan turfthan
than any of the millionaires who todayare today todayare 1 1are
are at tho head and control of the theJockey theJockey I
Jockey Jocke Club ClubI
I shall never nevertorget torget orget said Bryan Bryanuone Bryanone
uone one Incident that that showed to me morefully morefully more morefully
fully than anything else the character characterof
of William C Whitney Vhltne We were at atNewport atXQwport atNowport
Newport There was a steeplechase or orsomething orsomething orsomething
something of that kind coming off you youknow youknow ou oulenow
know there were a lot of those polo polopeople polopeople polopeople
people down there including Foxhall FoxhallKeene FoxhallKeene FoxhallKeone
Keene Very well one day da when we wewere wewere wewere
were all out at the park a beautifullady beautiful beautifullady beautitUlladY
lady arid the beat mounted that I rever reversAw evershw ever eversaw
saw sAw came along Whitney nudged me meand meand meand
and said There is the finest flne t picture picturethat plQturtthLt picturethat
that I over saw In my life who Inshe InsheIt is she sheIt sheIt
It was up to me to find out outLove outLove outLove
Love at First Sightr SightrThere Sight SightThere SightThere
There Is no use In talking the lady ladysat ladysat ladysat
sat on her er horse finer than anything anythingthat anythingthat I
that I havo ever eve seen in any an painting
She was a n dream of a n figure and the
little hand that she had on the rein reinshowed reinshowed reinshowed
showed that she was a mistress of theanimal the theanimal theanimal
animal I went wentovor over to the clubhouse clubhouseand clubhouseand clubhouseand
and learned that she was Mrs Ir8 Isabel IsabelMay IsabelMa IsabelMay
May Ma Randolph the widow of a distin distinguished distinguished distirtgulshed ¬
guished English EngIh h army oflloer t > tlloer I came cameback camebac1e cameback
back and reported to Mr Whitney Pie Hesaid Piesaid FIesaid
said in my hearing I must meet her heranff heran herand
and an < < at onceThat once onceThat onceThat
That night at the Casino where I Iwent Iwent Iwent
went to give 1e to Mr Whitney some In Information Information information ¬
formation about his horses I saw him himseated himeated himseated
seated at a a little table with the ladywho lady ladywho ladywho
who afterwards became his wife It Itwas Itwas Itwas
was my happiness to be associated in inan 2nan Inan
an humble was wa with Mr Whitney Whltne during dur during durJng ¬
ing his hi career oil h I the turf I was with 1tl1
him at AIken S C Saratoga SaratogaConey SamtogaConey SaratogaConey
Coney Island track at his breeding
farm in Kentucky Kentuol and at Ia his train training trainIng training ¬
ing stable on Long Island I have seen een
him under all conditions and I never neverknew nOverknew neverknew
knew a more devoted husband a a truer truerfriend truertrrend truerfriend
friend or ot a more thoroughbred sportsf sports portsm
m
f
T iT I IGood
Good Stories Told by byMembers bvI byMembers
I Members of Qf Congress
1 WOMAN WOlIA had been complain complalnneighbors complains
A cd agaInst for dIsturbing her herneIghbors herneighbors
neighbors relates Repre Representative Representat1v9 Representative ¬
sentative Smith of < 5f f Pennsylvania and andwhen amiwhen andwhen
when she was brought before the jus justice jU9tlC justics ¬
tics tlC a number of witnesses were called calledto C3l1edto
to prove that she was a a terror a a com common cornmon
mon scold and nuisance One witness witnesstestified wItnesstestifted witnesstestified
testified that the woman not only scold scolded scolded scolded ¬
ed but when in a a good humor sang ineach in insjch inS1ch
each a high key that she disturbed the theentire theentire theentire
entire neighborhood some women whofrequented who whofrequented whotrequented
frequented the home of the accused accusedalso accusedalso accusedalso
also took part and added to the gen genlirai gerIrni general
lirai noiseAnd noise noiseAnd noiset
t And this loud louS lo a talking and singing singingdisturbed slllglngdisturbed singingdisturbed
disturbed the neighbors asked tho law lawyer lawer lawr ¬
yer r er
Yes replied the witness witnessCan witnessCan
00 Can you name some of the femaleswho females femaleswho femaleswho
who visit Ialt tho home of the accusedWell accused accusedWell 1 1Well
Well theres Mrs Jones JonesAnd JonesAnd JonesAnd
And the others othersCant othersCant othersCant
Cant say just now nowWell nowWell
Well sir you said some women womenvJs1ted womenvted
visited the accused and Mrs MrsJ Jones OJes is isnot Isnot isnot
not some someAint someMnt someI
I Aint she Well by snappers you youjust youjust youjust
just ought to hear her once and youd youdthink youdthink youdthink
think she was some Mrs Jones Is Issome Issome Issome
some and more too tooHad tooHad tooHad
Had No Second Choice ChoiceNow ChoiceNow ChoiceNow
Now that the question of second secondchoice secondchoice secondchoice
choice and second place talk 1111 Is consuming con consuming consuming ¬
suming so much of the valuable time of ofthe o othe ofthe
the President makers one or the oldest oldestmembers oldestmembers oldestmembers
members of the Senate relates this good goodstory goodstory goodstory
story about General Jackson JacksonrWhen JacksonWhen Jacksonhen
When hen Jacksons second second term was wasdrawing wasdrawIng wasdrawing
drawing to a close the politicians were werevery wereyery werevery
very anxious to get his views his prefer preferences preferences preferences ¬
ences 0ne > ne night night nl ht at a aVhfte White House din dinner dinner dinner ¬
ner where wino flowed freely treelyWithQpt treelyWithQptprotest without withoutprotest wlthqutprotest
protest from the waterwagon crowd and andadvocates andadvocates and andadvocates
advocates the absorbing subject of the thesuccession thesuccession thesuccession
succession was brought brou ht up and care carefulfy carerulf carefully
fully rulf narrowed narrowed down to the point where wheretho wherethe wherethe
the old general must show his hand handwhom handwhom handwhom
whom he ffxored The game had been beenwell beenwell beenwell
well played playe playedaitd diid without suspecting that thattho thattho thatthe
tho trap was set the general expressedhimself expressed expressedhimself expressedhlms
himself hlms lf as desiring to see Van Buren Burennominated BurennomInated
nominated and elected electedBut clec electedBut d
00 But ut Mr President who Is your yoursecond yoursecond yoursecond
second choice quickly asked one of the thofixers thefixers
fixers fixersBy
By the eternal was the quick re response respouse ¬
spouse from the old general his eyes eyesfairly1 e3estalrli eyesfairI3
fairly1 flashing fiasbln By the great eternal eternalrow
now and hereafter I never did nor nornevor I Inevar 1 1ever
nevar ever will have a second choice
It is needless to add that settled it itA ItA IL ILA
A Dangerous Precedent PrecedentBrother Pre PrecedentBrother edent edentUBrother
Brother Clayton s story put In Rep Representative Representative Representative ¬
resentative Hardwick Hardwtckot of Georgia orgla who whohas whohas Whohas
has eveloped l Intc one of the best of ofthe otthe3arnsplnners ofthe
the the3arnsplnners yarnspinners aiuong the lawmak lawmakers lawmakers lawmakers ¬
ers reminds me of otstorP story I heard about abouta aboutjudge
a judge who was addressing acI resslng a jury in ina ina ina
a South Carolina case where a hog had haddisappeared haddIsappeared haddisappeared
disappeared and was found in a a negros negroscabin negroscabin negroscabin
cabin The judge ju ge said scJdNow scldNow saidNow
Now gentlemen of the jury you youhave ydu yduhave J Jhaye
have heard the evidence Tho indict indictment indIctment indictmeat = ¬
ment says that the prisoner was arrested arrestedfor arrestedfor arrestedfor
for stealing a a hog This offense seems seemsto s seemsto ms msto
to be becoming a common one in our ourState ourState ourState
State and it Is the courts opinion that thatit thatIt thatit
it Is high time when a stop must be put putto putto putto
to it If this Is not done gentlemen gentlementhe gentlementhe gentlementhe
the time Is coming when none of you youwill youwill ou
will 111 be safe safeTrust safeTrust
Trust in Providence ProvidenceTrusting ProvidenceTrusting
Trusting In Providence is a 3 powerful powerfulgood powertull powerfulgood
good thing thln = says Representative John Johnson Johnsop Johnsop ¬
sop of South Carolina but the simple simplesayicg sImplesnylrg simplesayicg
sayicg of trust in Providence caused causedone causedone causedone
one of tho worst neighborhood rows I Iever Iever Iover
ever heard ofDuring of ofDuring oCuDuring
During war times it was was pretty prettyscrimpy prett prettscrImpy prettyscrimpy
scrimpy living with the people of the theSouth theSouth theSouth
South and fortunate was the family who whogot whogot whogot
got the substantials without the luxu luxuries luxuriesthe luxuriesthe ¬
ries riesthe the latter not even coming In for forthe torthe forthe
the Sunday dinner One day a family familyat famll famllat
at Laurense had gathered around the thetable thetabla thetable
table for the mornings meal and one oneof oneof oneof
of the children asked tho mother when whenthey whenthey whenthey
they could have some butter as theyhad they theyhad the thehRQ
had not had any for many weeks weeksDaniel weeksI weeksDaniel
I Daniel son replier replle4 thf th + mother we weshall weshall weshall
shall have hao butter byandBy b andny Just trust trustin trustIn trustin i
in Providence He will bring It ItNow ItNQw itNow
Now H happened that a a neighborhood neighborhoodhad
had a negro boy house servant named namedProvidence namedProvIdence namedProvidence
Providence and Daniel got It Into his hismind hismind hismind
mind that the negros mistress a a most mostexcellent mostxcellnt mostexcellent
excellent lady had borrowed some but butter butler butter ¬
ter from his mother and that she was waswaiting wuswalUn waswanting
waiting walUn for Providence to return Danielj Danieljjren Daniel DanIclY Danielendout
Y jren endout n Out to play lay and an during 4rlnghe the thoda j1a dajl
i I
told his his little playmates that Mrs C
had borrowed some butter from his hismother h15mother hismother
mother and that she had never sent
Providence to pay it back Provldenca Provldencawas Prolden Proldena Providenc
was a great favorite with the children childrenand chUdred chUdredand childrenand
and tho story got to his cars Provi ¬
dence llk likewise wise thought thought there was no ¬
j body on earth tth like Jlk his old Miss and he hestraightway hestraIghtway hestraightway
straightway went to her and told her herwhat herwhat herwhat
what had been said Now It so hap h p ¬
pened pene that Mrs frs C was not one of the
borrowing kind and the yarn that was
ia circulation about her having borrow borrowed borrowed borrowed ¬
ed butter and not returning It made her hervery horvery hervery
very angry She reasoned that of course
Daniel would never have said such a athing a athine athing
thing unless unl ss his mother had told him himso hhnso himso
so The result was that Mrs Cs hot
tempered tempered husband took a a hand In the theugly the theugly theugly
ugly story and after a few weeks of
the worst klndo kind of neighborhood row and
hard feelings Daniels mother managed InlD d
to explain how it happened happenedRead happenedReadOnIy happenedRead
Read ReadOnIy Only Two Books BooksSenator 13ook3Senator BooksSenator
Senator Blackburn of Kentucky Kentuc wlle wlUespeaking wllespeaking wlfue wlfuespeakJng
speaking oZ o legal decisions related reat cf this
interesting incident of fudge Nuttall of
his State who has long since passad passed Pass d to
the Great Unknown UnknownMany UnknownMany UnknownMany
Many stories havo been published publishedabout publishedabout publishedabout
about Judge Nuttall who was not the theunlettered theunlettered theunlettered
unlettered man many would believe
While not polished he was sonnd to
the core cor While TJ1l1e canvassing his district
in opposition to Prior who had present presented preSent preSented presented ¬
ed his claims in a a telling speech replete repletewith repletewith repletewith
with with legal lore and which caused the thenatives thenat1ves thenatives
natives to yell themselves hoarse at t his
flights of eloquence =
Judge Nuttall se secured secured secured
cured the votes by his straightforward straightforwardand
and honest way of otpresentlng presenting his argu arguments ¬ 1
ments He made an honest confession confessionto confessiontoR
to toR Kentuckys ntuckys yeomanry that he had hadread h hren ha4
read ren but two books In all his life 1eth8 1eth8BIble the
Bible and Walkers Life of Ja J Jackson JacksonI Jcson JcsonI 1tson4r
4r I can fine in these two twc > good and andgreat andgreat andgreat
great books declared Judge Nuttall Nuttallall Nuttallell Nuttallall
all the law that Is necessary to decide decideany decIdeany decideany
any case which may come before me meThero meThero meThere
Thero has never been printed and there therenever therenever therenever
never will be printed two books booksot of more morevalue morevalue morevalue
value to every man who wishes to gain gainvaluable gainaluable gainvaluable
valuable information and who wishes to tobe tobe tobe
be taught the exact way to live right rightand rightfind
and nd to be fair and square with our ourlellowman onrellowman ourfellowman
fellowman lellowmanJudge fellowmanJudge ellowmanTutTge
Judge Prior was a most accomplished accomplishedman acecnipl1shedmanbut accctsjplished accctsjplishedmanbut
man manbut but tho argument advanced by byJudge byJudge byJudge
Judge Nuttall knocked him out by bybeavy a aheavy aheavy
heavy majority
Didnt Like the th Company CompanyI
uI I heard a man deliver a 3 forceful forcefulsermon farefutsermon C cl clsermon
sermon In a very few words one onesays day daysays diysars
says sars Representative Norris of Nebras Nebraska Nebms1m Nebraslut ¬
ka uFor For many weeks tho pastor and andmembers and andmembers andmembers
members of a church had worked faith faithfully fa1U1Cully faithfully ¬
fully to raise a 3 sum sufficient to com complete COI11plete cornplate ¬
plete the church and put something somethIng inthe in inthe fnthe
the larder for the theminister minister this h1sw1te h1sw1teand wife wifeand wifeand
and little children chl1 ren At a 0 meeting when whensome whensome whensome
some strong begging was done a a fellow fellojvwho fellowwho eUo eUowho
who looked considerably the worse for fora tor tora fora
a a bout with old Family Disturber Disturberscrambled Dlstuberscrambled Disturberscrambled
scrambled to his feet and an holding to tothe to tothe o othe
the back of a pew said saidYou saidYou
00 You peopia call me a shiftless feU feUlow tel tellow tellow
low and so I am You call callme me a drunk drttnkard drunkard dr nk nkard
ard and so I am you call me a profant profantman protan protanman profanman
man and it Is too true and I am amashamed amashamed amashamed
ashamed of it but neighbors I alai ainthalf alnthalf alaihalf
half so much ashamed of all these as I Iam Iam Iam
am that I have to live in a a town wherd wlrerethe wherdthe wh whthe
the church people are too stlngry stln stincy to pay payfor payfor
i for their church and give their minister ministera
a decent living I believe I had rather rathortravel rathartrovel rathertravel
travel with the other gang I came camehere caDlOhere camehere
here this day with the firm determina determination determination determination ¬
tion to switch off 0 < < on the right track trackbut trackbut trackbut
but what I havo hoard and witnessed witnessedforces witnessedforces witnessedforces
forces me to switch back to the old oldtrack oldtrnck oldtrack
track
Amended Amended the Verdict VerdictJuries VerdictJurIes VerdictJuries
Juries render some peculiarveadlcts peculiarveadlctssaid peculiar verdicts verdictssaid T Cts Ctssaid
said Representative Clayton of Ala Alabama Alabama Alab ¬
bama b ma to a group in the cloakroom cloakroomMost oIoakroQmMost cloakroomMost
Most honest men men In my State balleye balleyethat bQ1f belleyethat ve vethat
that hog stealing should be a crime crimedeserving orlI11dcseMIng crimedeserving
deserving of the severest punishment punishmentbut punishmentbut
but when Judge PIckens was presiding presidingon Pl8Btnngon
on the bench of the criminal court of ofthe otthe ofthe
the middle circuit a Jury jur brought in a averdict a averdict averdict
verdict in the case of a man charged chargelwith chargedwith
with hog stealing which almost knockedtbe knockedthe knocked knockedthe
the good and upright judge off his hisbench hisbench hisbench
bench The verdict was wasWe wasWe nasWe
We find the prisoner prI oner guilty but on onconsideration onconsideration onconsideration
consideration pardon him himGentlemen himGentlemen himGentlemen
Gentlemen of the Jury said ald the
judge jud e you cannot nnot pardon a a criminnst criminal criminalthat criminalthat
thatState that t rests with the thgovernor governor of o t the
State Retire to your our room and amend amendyour amendour amendyour
your our verdictWell verdict verdictWell erdlotuWell
uWell Well the thq th amended verdict erllct Wag sim simply simply simD1Y ¬
ply awful awfulWe We wethe the Jury juryllntl flnu An the prts > > rl rlt2lUl1ty
t2lUl1ty

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