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A Refusro That Now "Yorkers Have
Built for tho Poor.
Weekly Excursion of the Barge to Ne-ar
Dorp?Scenes at Starting und on Oie
Hiij lim? tho I.lttlo Onea
Wo had stopped at Fifth street. Our
bargo had floated, early that morning,
from undor tho shadow of llollevuo
Hospital to whoro tho second landing
is made. Wo had taken on at Twenty
sixth street habios without number,
smiloloss babies, so wizened and wan,
so palo and weak, and so silent too,
most of thom, that ono's heart ached.
Not babies at all. ono began to beliovo
after looking into their faces. Old with
an ago that bad known no youth, drawn
with a suffering always muto, withered,
inscrutable. No, verily, not babies, but
incarnations of a misery conturios old?
the aggregates of all man's sin to man,
his sorrow, his unrolieved despair.
It was in vain, that, during that first
half hour, tho breezes came fresh from !
tho river, and tho Hags floated freely
against the blue sky above. Tho weight
of that mystery?man's willingness to
out-wit bis brother, and so suffer such i
creatures as these babies to exist?boro '
too heavily. Not even when a gradual '
understanding of this philanthropy at
work began to dawn on the mind could
one throw off the gloom. For just then
there came the landing at Fifth street,
and more babies, more misery, moro
squalor, more wretchedness.
"Enteritis," "Meningitis," "Gastri?
tis," called the doctors to each other in
low tones, with quick flashes of tho cyo
and wiso nods over tho heads of tho
people, while somo of tho babies aro
passed on board, and others, with con?
tagious maladies, aro sent back on
shore. And tho band plays above, and
tho crowds surge below, and the low
tones of tho doctors fall full on tho car.
It all makes a drama of human life,
haunting the memory like a cry.
Tho holiday-barge, to bo sure, is not
invariably there. Tho landing is al?
most always mado in quiot, the doctors
noedlng no policeman, -ho mothers un
distractod by any rush. And after tho
bargo has swung into tho stream and
the broczes havo begun to stir faint
color in somo of tho cheeks, ono begins
to realize the wonder of it all, tho
greatness of tho charity, the marvel of
its organization. One looks with a sort
of glad surprise at thoso mothers who
have como swarming from evory dark
and noisomo alloy, from out of damp
cellars, down narrow, crooked stairs,
bring tboir pinched and white-faced
babies for a breath of this sweet, puro
air. Ono forgota tho woes in delight at
It Is about twonty-ttareo years sinco
"St. John's Guild" first began sending
the sick children of tenement houses on
free, fresh air excursions, and not only
the sick children, but tho worn and
weary mothers as well. For it is one I
of tho wiso provisions of this organiza?
tion that no sick child need be separ?
ated from its mother. So th?t in this
way tho child and tho parent are both
spared the nervous strain of parting;
both aro benefited, and above all, the
mother has an opportunity to imbibe a
littlo wisdom in regard to tho caro of
her baby. Tho trained nurses aro thoro
every moment to direct hor. The doc?
tors aro in and out among tho patients
all day long.
Four times a week the bargo sails, I
and this barge, by the by, has a his?
tory, having once boon burned when it
was tho "lliver Helle." Now she has I
been made ovor, and so changed as to
be unrecognizable by the. most ardent
of her old admirers. Thoro aro two
great decks. On out! are the bath-rooms,
tho children's ward, tho doctor's office, !
and on both benches and scats without
number. In tho hold is the dining
room where ovory day all tho mothers
sit down to a freshly cooked hot dinner, j
From evory available mast and polo
above flags float, and as much of a holi- i
day air as possible pervades every thing.
There are always two doctors in at?
tendance, ono tho regular physician to
whom this work has been appointed for
ON" TIIK nETUKN' TMP.
tho season, tho othor a physician sent
for tho day by tho board of health.
Tho doctors examino each mother and
child who arrives at tho gang plank,
roceiving from thom their passes. This
examination is mado in order that none
of the passengers may bo exposed to
any contagiousdisoaso, and tho passes
aro filed in order that tho physicians
maybe notified in regard to any mis
take In judgment tbey may have made,
Tho number of passengers carried on
any ono trip is now limited to fourtoon
hundred, although until this regulation
was put into effect somo hundreds ovor
this numbor woro sometimos carried.
Tho avorago cost a day for each passen
gor is twonty-four and ono-half conts.
No patient, however, has any thing
to pay for herself, neithor on tho barge,
nor yet at the Seaside hospital. Sbo is
a guest, from the timo she starts until
she lands again.
At about 10:30 o'clock in the morning
there is a stir and a movement on deck,
and up tho steps comes a man with a
milk-can, holding a hundred quarts.
Then thero is a hurried rush, and the
calm and ubiquitous policeman steps for?
ward, and tho tumult ceases, and as if by
magic tho crowd melts away into a long
lino of eager women and children, each
one with a cup, or tin pail or its cover,
hold out to bo filled with tho warm sweet
milk. No ono is limited as to quantity,
neither mothors nor children. Homo of
the wannest of tho babies open their
eyes gratefully, and ono sees tho suspi?
cion of a color coining into their cheeks.
A more cheerful atmosphere is felt
everywhere. Somo of tho Italian
babies, wrapped tightly in colored
cloths, begin to play on tho floor, their
long earrings making a jingling sound.
Tho Italian mothers begin to smile,
flashing their white teoth at us over
their shoulders. The old Irish woman
in her clean white frilled cap has
settled down with a placid smile, hav?
ing found the neighbor's children that
sho brought on board and lost.
Tho bundles that hnvo lain about on
tho bonchos begin to ?mroll. Out of
some come crusts and stale bananas, out
of others como babies. Somo of these
begin to cry. Hut wo aro glad of tho
cry, for dead children do not cry, and
every now and then somo ono says that
that baby is dead. You look with
startled, pitying glance, and tho moth?
er shakes her head and says: "Not
"Not yot," why. of course "not yet,"
thinks tho doctor, stooping to touch
tho child. And "not yot" echoes a
sweet-voiced nurse, daintily draped, a
lady ono knows in a moment, bonding
and lifting the little ono and carrying
it to a white, clean bed in tho ward.
For Into this ward all tho very sick
children are brought, and those that
grow no better during this day's sail
are takon with their mothers to tho soa
sido hospital and kept thero until they
aro well, or beyond our care forever.
Off at tho other end of tho boat is
tho bath-room, with another nurse and
groat heaps of clean towels. Into the
tubs both hot and cold sea water is
pumped, and any child may, with the
doctor's permission, have a bath. And
bow they tumble about and splash in
the waterl And how droll somo of them
aro! Ono is there, eight years old only,
her faca cumbered with great shining
white spectacles. Down into the tub
she goes, spectacles atid all, coming
out white, glistening and dripping, her
long wet hair in lank lines over her face
and those huge spoctaclcs gloaming at
the intruder with a sort of defiant
After dinner comes the stop for tho
patients destined for tho seaside hospi?
tal. The barge anchors in mid-stream
and tho patients aro carried ashore in
boats, so long and so many-oared that
ono thinks of the early pilgrim fathers
being rowed to some new strango homo.
And the doctor wails on shore with a
flag of hopo liko a joyous pioneer.
This seasido hospital au Now Dorp,
Sta-ten Island, arouses renewed enthu?
siasm. Hullt on piles, so giving a
draught underneath, and within a hun
dred feet of high-water mark, with tho
sea on ono sido and tho stretch of pino
woods on tho other, with wido veran?
dahs and cool wards, it would ho hard
to find anywhere a place better adnptod
to its needs. None of the glaring whito
of tho town hospitals is here. Tho wood
is dark and restful to tho eye. Tho
glare of tho ocean does not penetrate
boyond tho wido shado of the veran?
dahs, and from tho pine groves on tho
other side comes only a woll-tempered,
softened light. Two permanent physi?
cians live here with trained nurses and
matrons. When a sick baby is brought to
tho hospital tho mother remains with
it, and both are cared for in that same
generous spirit which characterizes all
that is done by president and managers
for the sick and helpless of New York.
Lii.mk Hamilton Fuexcii.
That Settled It.
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these trousers aro too confoundedly
Cutter?All right; if you want, to look
like the statues of our public men I'll
Hoffman Howes?TT? 1 I guess they'll
ilo, after all.?Puck.
Pille?! Mi-* Order.
Savage?See here, waiter. I ordered
rare o^s. and these arc hard as bricks.
Waiter?Yes, sir. but thoy'ro fresh,
ind fresh eggfl are mighty rue in this
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niiitn. s,lro Krvt^ Itilo^sOie work
dVnth. Contains W 'fA cITeciuaU)".
Sold by Budwell, Christian & Borbee,
and nil druggists. jylO-tf
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Sold by Budwell, Christian it Barbeo,
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SHENANDOAH VALLEY RAIL
S. P. Tvr.Kit. Receiver.
Schedule in offcot June 2, 18?0.
AIIHIVK AT KOAXOKK.
5:00 p. m. Daily?Memphis Express,
from Ilagers town and the
North. Through Pullman
sleeping cars from New
York and Philadelphia to
Chattanooga and Memphis
via llnrrisburg, 1 lagers
town and Uoanoke.
40 a.m. Daily?New Orleans Ex
prcss from New York. Phil?
adelphia and Baltimore,
making connect ion through
to "the South. Carries ]
through Pullman palace j
h?lfet sleeping car from
Philadelphia to New Or?
leans, without change. \ia
1 larrlsburg, I lagerstown,
Uoanoke. Cleveland, Calora
and L. N. U. li.
5:45 a. ra. Daily?Baltimore Express
from all points south for
Washington, 1 Baltimore,
and New York. Carries
Pullman palace buffet
sleeping car from Roanoke
to Philadelphia without
change, via I lagerstown
and I larrlsburg.
?JO p. iu. Daily?New York and Phil?
adelphia Express, from
Memphis, Chattanooga and
all points south, for Phil?
adelphia and New York.
Carries Pullman palace
bulfot sleeping cars through
to Philadelphia and New
York via Uoanoke, 1 lagers?
town and Harrlsburg.
Ticket agents will furnish all infor?
mation and through schedules upon ap?
O. HOWARD ROYER.
tf li. P. &. T. Agent. Roanoke. Ya.
NORFOLK & WESTERN KAIL
Schedule in elfect Sept. 3rd, 1800.
10:05 a.m. Daily; arrive Bristol 4:09
p. m. Stops at all stations,
connecting at Rad ford with
trainson New River Branch:
arriving at Pocahontas at
3:35 p. m.
5:45 p. m. Daily, arrives Radford 7:20
p. in., connecting with New
River Branch at 7:35 p. in.,
for Blucfie.ld and Pocahon?
tas; arrives Pocahontas 10:55
p.m. Arrives Bristol 11:20
p. m., connecting with E.
T. V. & ti. R. R. for all
points south and west. Has
Pullman Palace Sleeper,
Roanoke to Memphis, with?
7:55 a.m. Daily, arrive Radford 0:15
a. m., connecting with New
River Branch, leaving Rad?
ford 12:10 p. m. Arrives
Bristol 12:40 p. in., connects
with E. T. V. & (1. R. R.
for all points south and
west; lias Pullman Palace
Sleeper from Roanoke to
N e w Orleans without
5:25 a. m. Daily; for Lynchburg, Pe?
tersburg, Richmond, (vir.
Petersburg and R. .t P. R.
R..) Norfolk and interme?
diate points: Connects at
Lynchburg with V. M. R.
R. for Washington and the
East, leaving Lynohburg
7:40 a. m. daily. Arrives
Norfolk 2.00 p. m., connect?
ing with steamer lines to
Baltimore and New York.
10:10 a. m, Daily; arrives Lynohburg
11:50 a. in., connecting with
V. M. 15. IL for all points
north, arriving Washing?
ton 7:05 p. in.: arrives Pe?
tersburg 4:20 p. m.: arrives
Richmond, via R. & P. R.
R., 5:05 p. m.; arrives Nor?
folk 7.00 p. m.
3:15 p. in. Daily: for Lynchburg and
intermediate stations; ar?
rives Lynchburg 5:40 p. m.
7:20 p. in. Daily: for Lynchburg and
intermediate stations; ar?
rives Lynchburg 0:20 p. in.
Cripple Creek Extension?Leaves
Pulaski 8:15 a. m. Daily, except Sun?
day, and 3:00 p. in. Daily, arrive Ivan
hoe 0:45 a. m.. and 4:30 p. in.
Clinch Valley Extension (in operation
Aug. 3, to St. Paul, SI miles) ? Leave
I Blucfleld 8:10 a. m.. daily: arrive St.
Paul 12:55 p. in.
All inquiries ;is to rates, routes, etc..
W. B. P.EV1LL.
Gen'1 Pass, and Ticket, Agent.
( MAS. G. EDDY, vico-prcsident.
janl General Olllces, Roanoke.
J. R. HOCKADAY.
REAL ESTATE AGENT
Roanoke City, Va.
OFFICE: 105 First St., s.w.. First Na
lional Bank Udlding. myll-ft
,1no. I>. Sti-akt. II. M. Hkuskh,
Formerly of Dftnvillo. Notary PubllOBIWl
STUART & HEUSER,
Real estate agents. Ivanhoe, Wytho
county. Va.. buy and sell, on commis?
sion, town lots. Mineral and fanning
land a specialty. All business entrusted
to us will be pr?mptly attended to.
Distinctly the liest Mining Town in Sontnwest Virginia.
Tho largest mines, the richest lands, tho finest limber surrounds Ivanhoo.
Iron, lend and zinc are already being smelted in Ivanhoe and vicinity.
Charters secured for other iron and /.inc. companies for the purpose of erecting
Large Foundry, Machine Shops
and Stove Works
Under construction. Free Bites and liberal inducements to manufacturers.
Immense limestone and iron and zinc mines are being worked or developed!
within the town. Important industries secured, and negotiations pending
A railroad center in the heart of the greatest
iron region in the United States. The only
town on this great Southern connec?
tion of the Norfolk and Western
The world famous limonite and mountain ores of the Cripple Creek Val?
ley and the celebrated Gossan and magnetic ores of Carroll county are within
minimum haul of Ivanhoe. In direct communication with the Pocahontas*
coal and coke fields, being 2,000 feet above the sea the climate is unsur?
passed by the celebrated mountain resorts of the world. Vast tracts of Virgin
forests close to hand that can be floated down to ivanhoe.
Magnificent hotel, stores and dwellings under
contract. The cheapest and best lots
in the South.
The Ivanhoe band and Improvement Company are now receiving applica?
tions for lots. Only those lots that have two or more applicants will bo
offered at auction.
GREAT SALE OCTOBER 15, 1890.
A grand chance for investment. Maps, price lists, plans, plats, etc., sent
W. 0. VAN D?REN, President. | O. M. SEE LEY, Sec'y and Treas
JORDAN L. MOTT, owner J. L. Mott Iron Works, Mott Haven, Now York.
CHAS. O. EDDY, vice-president N. W. Railroad. Roanoke, Va.
EDWIN EINSTEIN, ex-Congressman from New York City. Capitalist and
director in the New River Mineral Company.
GEO. IL SEELEY, of New Y'ork City, Capitalist and president of Now
River Mineral Company.
W. C. VAN D?REN, of Ivanhoe, Va.
GEN. .IAS. A. WALKER, of Wytheville. Va.
HERBERT C HULL, Capitalist and Lawyer, New York City. tf
J. R. GREENE & CO.,
Duffey & Greene,
Are now selling out their immense stock of
Spring and Summer Clothing
-A_ T COST,
Preparatory to removing in their new and elegant store rooms on Jefferson
street next to the Times building. Co and see them; they
will treat you right.
"W. ZPZEIDXGrO & CO.
Real Estate Agents,
Correspondence solicited. ?pivte
ZD- 3-3. BvLixell, ^Proprietor,
Nos, 5 to 9 Norfolk avenue* opposite Union
passenger depot, Roanoke, Virginia.
New Building, New^and Elegant Furniture.
First-class sample rooms for com?