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THE WASHIXGrTCW TIMES, THTTIISDAY, MAKCH 22, 1894.
The Washington Times
(Every Day in the Year)
OWNED AND ISSUED BY
The Washington Times
General Manager: H. J. BROWNE;
Editor: MARSHALL CUSHISQ;
City Editor: EMORY FOSTER.
Office: IILTCHINS BUILDING,
COKNEK TENTH AND D STKEETS NORTHWEST.
Price, Dally Edition OnoCent
Sunday Edition Five Cents.
By carriers, by the week Ten Cents.
WASHINGTON, D. C, MARCn 22, 189L
Weather Indications forTo Jay.
District oi Columbia and Maryland: Gener
ally fair; probably slightly warmer in the in
terior; south or southwest winds. Virginia:
tair: southwest winds.
Notice to Stockholders.
All stockholders of tho Washington Times
Publishing Company whoso shares aro not
fully paid may hereafter make payment at
Tun Times office. Open till 11 p. m. Per
order of board of directors.
Tnos. A. JIiTcnELL, Secretary.
That The Times is an Associated
That it prints the news of tho world,
That it cov ers tho local field thor
oughly, That it philosophizes without fear
That it delights the women, or
That it is sprightly, ensp, domestic,
political, refined, gossipy,
That it is the paper for tho work
shop, the office, and especially
It Costs a Cent
Read It To-morrow.
.M tTHEMATICS FOR THE .MILLION.
There aro 230,000 people in Washington.
They possess, on a reasonable assessment,
0500,000,000 of property. 52,000 per capita
a wealthy community. There aro twentj
flvo men in the United States who
possess far above 5500,000,000 $20,000,
000 per capita. Tho 250,000 people in Wash
ington use 10.000 times as much sugar as the
twenty-fl o millionaires, and If a tariff tax is
put on sugar they will pay 10,000 times as
much sugar tax, though they own no more
property than tho plutocrats. That is why
the twenty-flvo believe in a tax on sugar.
That is why the 250.000 prefer a tux on in
comes. OV THE .METROPOLITAN PRESS.
If The Times attempts to
occupy the same field and
Senator from champion the samo cause as
Nevada. l0 other papers in this Dis
trict its career will bo cir
cumscribed and limited in duration. All the
papers hero are organs of tho Demo
Eepublican party. Dot there aro changes
of party policy with the changes of adminis
tration. It is a ehango in tho party pie. The
party policy is the Bamo.
The gold standard contraction has been the
policy of every administration for tho past
twenty years. If jou oppose that party
and favor honest money and good times yen
must rely for patronage and support on per
sons who are not receiving or expecting gov
ernment patronage. Whether thti aro enough
people in the District who would prefer good
government and prosperity for tho country
at large to the chance of receiving
some favor from the money powers through
their servants and employ es in the various
departments of tho government will soon be
made known. I believe tho time has arrived
when the truth can be spoken with safety in
the capital of tho nation with a prospect of a
favorable hearing. Tho utter destruction of
business and the want and misery which
exist throughout tho country are tho results
of tho wickedness of tho Harrison-Cleveland
policy, and as contraction goes on and times
grow worso tho people will want to know
the reason whv, and if jou will tell them the
truth thej will take jour paper, and you will
make a sjecess in a new and unoccupied field
There Is no room for The Times on the ad
ministration side of all questions. Tho ad
ministration has got all the papers it can
support, and tho business of defending tho
administration nnd justifyingitssubserviency
to tho money power is overdone. Tho busi
ness of exposing tho fraud and usurpation of
the geld combination, which rules all admin
istrations, is new and important. The gold
kings must bo overthrown, or the people will
be slave. If jourpapertakes the side of the
people against their oppressors it will suc
ceed. It has my best wishes.
Wm. Jf. Stewart.
TORTITUDE AM) FAITH.
It is not bo very hard to bo brav e. But to
possess tho fortitude which struggles always,
which never complains, which brings the tears
of bravery and fortitude and self-abnegation
and love to the eyes, if only it is thought of,
tills is harder. It is almost superhuman. It
If a quality that is truly God-like, as no other
n so much. The career of tho patriot Kos
suth, full of the fortitude and faith of an all
consuming lovo of country, was like the ideal
American career. He was loved Intbls liberty
loving country. Tho lesson of his life will bo
NOT ALL THE TIME.
If the gentlemen in the Senate and noaso
who aro responsible for this ttriff delay, re
sponsible in the mercenary hurly burly of
conflicting trusts, and special Interests, and
lobbies, for this Industrial depression and
these hard times If these Imagine for a mo
ment that they can escape detection and ex
posure they are entirely mistaken. You can't
fool the people all the time. They havo al
ready scented this betrayal of this right of
theirs that they should bo really represented,
this right that they should know if venal mo
tives actuate their servant". Llttlo of tho real
ws of tho proceedings ofCongress is printed ;
M if the spread of the truth is slow, tho wrath
of the people will be the quicker. Honest,
straightforward, willing men havo nothing to
fear. Tho jobbers are the ones who had
better begin to protect themselves. But
they cannot protect themselves. Dishonesty
and error and venality defeat themselves.
THE FALL or BRECKINRIDGE.
It is a sad, almost an appalling story this,
of a guikless, unblemished, defenseless Ken
tucky gentleman only CO years old. Here is a
man, a married man, a pillar of the church.
a Sunday-school teacher, a speaker of pure
words, a liver in piety and rectitude, who
might reasonably expect that his white sonl
should go through unsullied life and his
white head remain unbowed in sin. In a mo
ment of weakness this cold-blooded, wily
child but, oh, it is too, too bad. We can
only Imagine, the trial can nover show in
their true colors, all tho smooth and specious
arguments that sho must hare used, even the
physical force that may hare been necessary
to tho accomplishment of her purpose And
then, witnessing her as we do now through
this new light, may wo not even
fancy that she smiled gaily, uncon
cernedly, over it? We are told by a
friend of his, and it will probably bo dis
closed in tho evidence, that through all these
years since the day when sho first overenmo
his scruples and persuaded him to get into that
closed carnage she has kept him absolutory
in her power with oft-repeated ingenious iter
ations of the argument that there was nothing
elso for him to do than to keep faith with her
or sink lower, that she has terrorized him
always, that she has seemed to delight in it as
n pastime always as she did at first. And if
all these things bo true. Miss Pollard has
shown herself through it all truly a remnrka
blo child. Ah! how he must have wept that
night, as wo weep now for his unrequited
If Col. Breckinridge is really in danger of
designing women, perhaps Judgo Jero Wil
son will relent.
Complain to the business office if your
copy of The Times is delayed or interfered
with in any way. Tnis tow a wants the puper.
It shall have it.
Creed F. Mlddlccoff has been appointed
postmaster at Akron, Colo., and the country
ought to breathe easier.
Sugar has taken a decided slump, but no
body understands the reason why.
Mr. Dow. Have another one with mo.
And no one ever accused Kossuth of talk
ing through his hat.
Feel that The Times is jour paper. It is.
The more you patronize it3 advertisers the
brighter it will grow.
A woman has earned a dollar making gar
ters for a church fair; and here would seem
to be fine material for some clev er para
graphed Well, tho gun test at Indian Head has come
and has went away without going off.
No doubt the fine Spring showers of j ester
day wero remarked by sev eral original and
The governorship nomination of New York
would bo tho finest thing I over struck. Hon.
Daniel S. Lamont,
AS THE CROWD COMES OUT.
Dear old John T. Tord was ono of the origi
nal producers of "Pinafore" in this country
if not tho very first of tho host of them, and
it shows what kind of a man ho was to tell
that he was the only manager of the whole
who paid a royaltv to Gilbert and Sullivan,
We didn't havo any copj right law then, and
everything good that was produced on
the other side was filched. There was no
legal reawn why anyone should havo paid
anything to tho "famous pair, and Tord did it
because ho thought it was tho right thing.
The occasion was an Important and intensely
interestlngone at the time, and W ashlngton in
a way went wild over the then comparatively
fresh stylo of melodv and wit. The produc
tion took place in Ford's theater In 1351 or
1SS2, perhaps One remembers that Hello
Archer was tho original Hebe nnd George
Denham tho Sir Joseph.
Eddlo Foy really draws 515,000 a year for
his funny work with the Spectacular Extrava
ganza Compiny, and it was not to man
yeara ago that he received 515 a week for
sixteen performances dallj with a Chicago
The Philadelphia North American says of
Miss Maud Harrison, the delightful New York
girl with "Americans Abroad":
There are three celebrated American leading
ladles at tho present time in this country One
is a great beauty, who Is no great actress; one Is
an actress ho poses as a beauty, and the third
Is both an actress and a beauty The last is
Maud Harrison. It Is said of hex, too, tint in
New jork city there is no more vivacious New
Yorker, in Paris no truer I'arisieune, and, as
she herself saj s wero she to play an encagerue ut
In Terra del 1 uego sho would fall into the hihits
of the ant!iodeans In twenty-four hours. To be
a perfect bohemlan is Miss Harrisons ambition,
and she accommodates herself to new cft'es with
" l es," she says, "I am well satisfied with my
vocation, l snouia cnoose tho samo career II I
had to llvo mr life over acaln It is hard work
sometimes, but I like work If it leads to artistic
Jolly Barnnbee, ono of the funniest men
that ever saDg a comic song, has been with
tho Bostonian's forever so long, siteo they
organized, I believe. Some of tho rehearsals
of "Robin Hood" were hold on tho top floor
of n seven-story building ia Boston, the name
of tho building not mentioned. One night
Barnabeo climbed tho stairs. Tho elevator
boy's "grandmother was dead. When Barna
beo looked in on tho group of artists, ho said
to Miss Davis in an anxious voice, as if ho
verj much hoped his trip had not been
"Is God in?"
QUINN MUST GO BACK.
The Youthful Forger's 1 amllv Refuse to
Come to his Aid.
Quinn, tho forger, has lost his last hope.
Yesterday a letter was received by Inspector
noliinberger from his brother, saving tho
family were done with him and he had bet
ter bo sent to Los Angeles. W hen this was
told him in hi3 cell ho displayed great grief.
He sat on tho bench and sobbed as though ho
was broken-hearted. Ho had expected that
his family would see him through.
Quinn had his sporting proclivities highly
developed, nnd in his hip pocket carried a
flve-ehambcr loaded revolv er. Ho trnv eled
in the host stjie and Bpent mono.v freelj. Ho
had a trunk filled with lino clothing and
trinkets. An officer from Chicago will be
here to-day to tako charge of him.
Two Tinv Bibles.
From the W estminster Budget
The Clarendon Press has issued two new
miniature editions of the Biblo, printed on
Oxford India paper. Ono of these, "Tho
Brilliant Text Biblo," is the smallest ever
produced with this tvpe, and contains 1,216
pages, with maps. It measures 3' bv 2
Inches, and it i3 just over half au inch thick.
It is bound in limp morocco, and weighs 2
ounces. Tho other edition is a reference
Bible, and is slightly larger and heavier.
Ono W ho Ought to Know.
From tho Chirngo Dally Tribune.
Detective Yes, I've got the description of
tho missing jewelry written down oil right.
Now, how much money did tho fellow take?
Mr. Blllus I don't know exactly. Maria,
my dear, how much money m there in my
pockets last night?
These Boys W ere Posted.
Teacher (to members of the class) Having
enumerated the principal poets, orators, and
statesmen, I will now ask jou to give mo the
names of three men famous for their science.
Half a dozen voices (all answering at once)
Corbett, Mitchell, and Sullivan.
CRIMES AND CASUALTIES.
Six young women were drowned yesterday
while attempting to cross a lake near Pateze
The post office at Butler, Mo, was blown
open last night, and between 5500 and 5600
of stamps stolen. James Franklin, Tom
Harvey, and Bert Davis arc held for the
Prof. Hartshorn, formerly principal of the
high school, at New Castle, pa., was put on
trial yesterday, on the different indictments
in connection with the famous Alda Boblnson
BETWEEN YOU AND ME.
Tho basis of representation in tho next Re
publican National convention will not be
changed. The demand for a change cornea
almost exclusively from the East, Tho Im
pression Is conveyed that Eastern politicians
desire tho ehango because they havo fears
that Gen. Harrison will bo nominated again
by Southern Republicans. This is not tho real
reason. The fear is that through business
sympathythe South and West will combine,
not only to namo tho candidate, but to make
the platform. Tho East has always dom
inated in tho matter of platform making,
although it has not been strong enough to
make a candidate. With the slnglo exception
of Blalno, in 1831, tho West has named the
candidato since 1856. Every Western candi
date has been successful, with tho two excep
tions of Blaine and Harrison. Since I860
every Democratic candidate has lieen selected
with a special view to carry Now 1ork, and
every candidate, except McCIellan, has been
a New Yorker, and even he was as much
a citizen of that stato as he was of New
Tho South and the West aro every year be
coming more closely identified in business
nnd a strong feeling ofunion is growing up
between these regions. Already a very large
part of the grain of tho West is seeking an
outlet by tho way of tho Mississippi rivor, and
through Newport News, and more will follow.
The belief is steadily growing in the West and
tho South that the East Is inimical to them,
and such .i belief tends to bring about closer
pollticil alliances. If tho proposed chungo in
tho basis of representation Is made, it will
drive the South and Wist closer together.
Chairman Carter has been warned by a
number of the Rep ubliean Members of Con
gress that it wil 1 not be safe to agitato his
Uneasy is tho man who occupies a seat in
Congress from a close district. Tully one
third of them would just now lovo to be nt
homo looking after their fences; for tho bars
aro reported down in manv of the districts
and strango eattlo are liable to browse In the
Congressional field after tho 4th of March.
It is not alone thoso who represent close dis
tricts who nro uneasy, but a numberwho havo
offended their constituents in the tariff and
sliver quo-tions are finding that they will
have great difficulty in securing renomim
tlons The Democrats of courseexpeet to loso
a number of distnets, but they expect to seo
more of their number fail of renominations.
This is said to bo especially tho case with
tho Democratic contingent from Indiana.
Somo time ago it was reported that Mr.
Bvnum had declared that ho would not again
bo a candidate. But Mr. Evnumsajs that ho
may leavo Congress at the end of this term,
but it will not bo in that way. Mr. Hammond ,
of tho Tenth district, notified his friends a
short time sinco thut ho would not again
make a nomination. This decision of Mr
Hammond brought to W asM igton Hon. S. P.
Shcenn, ser tnrv of the Democratic National
Committee, who labored with Mr. Hammond,
finally telling him he owed it to his party to
make tho race again, as he was the only Demo
crat in tho district who conld bo elected. But
Mr. Hamirond still sticks to h's determina
tion. In Mr. Brown's district most of the
primaries have Lecn held, and his opponent,
Mr. Stoekslager, onco Commissioner of the
Land Office, so fnr has the best of it. home
of Mr. Brown's fellow-Democratic members
admit that he will bo defeated.
Since 1S32 Mr. Holman has hid to fight
each timo for his nomination. Once or twice
ho came cry near being defeated The belief
is now general throughout the State that the
old man will havo to retire. Ho will probably
bo deflated for the nomination, but bo lias a
wonderful hold on tho people of his district
nnd has several times pulled himself out,
Bretz. ISrooksbire. mid Cooper all havo fights
on th"ir hands. Mr. Martin, ehairman of the
Pen-ion Committee, is uneasv. His district
is not nverj strong one. His district eon
tains a great many old soldiers, and while he
has been steadfast and earnest in his efl"ort3
to secure pension legislation, his failure to
accomplish much in that line is held up
against him. He does not dlsgui-o his fears,
but ha- strong faith that ho will again be suc
cessful. Of the two Republican members Mr.
Waugh has notified his friends that he desires
kICk; HV THE kICkl US.
To tho Fdltorof The Times
In the name of tho weaker sex, I should
like to enter a protest against the insignifi
cant, cine-gnawing dudes who hang uround
tho entrances of the largo stores. There is
not one da) in tho week when a girl can pass
in or out of any of these stores without being
stared at bv them. It is a pity that these
crowds aro not broken up by tho police, since
they nret anv one standing on the street
corners for a few minutes. Lcct M.
Arc You Lax, Mr. I!isscll
To the Editor of THE Times
Has the Post Office Department Ignored the
obsceno literature statute by permitting papers
containing the I'ollard-ltrecklnrldge scandal
testimony to pass through tho malls unnoticed?
Jonv c Palmer
"Hole of Calcutta" Annc.
To the Fditor of TnF Timf
kindly agitato tho establishment of a hole of
Calcutta annex to tho Capitol for tho suppression
of professional politicians
Alrcnd) Out or Sight.
To the Fditor oi The Times.
1'vo got a gun, but The Times Is already out of
ranee, fceoif a ostal will fetch It ours for
success .T. Hill Sv rilFR.
The Crjlng Need of statesmen.
To tho Editor of The Times-
The cardinal principles which support political
platforms are knocked donn and setup again
like puppets upon the stage, according as It best
subserves the selfishness of part) leaders. Tho
principles of the two great parties have been
perverted, and the wheels of leglslatton have
too often, alas, been turned by their crafty
leaders, not for tho public good, but rather for
private gain An orator onco compared tho old
party platforms to a beautiful highway, that
opened up broad and stately with trees planted
on either side to tempt tho traveler, but soon It
became narrow and narrower, and at last
ended in a squirrel track and rnn up a trco, so
unspoakably sad and barren have como tho
bright promises held out by each of the old
parties at tho times when they have taken in
band the reins of power
Tho wonderful progress and prosperity of the
country havo not been becauso of Its dominant
politics, but In spite of them. Had tho enormous
wealth of tho country, through tho agency of
wise laws, been directed Into legttlmato chan
nels and placed la tho hands of its rightful
owners, wo should not to-day be confronted with
tho anomalous condition of starring in a land of
plenty Tho land baron, tho stock gambler,
and the trust king are chief among tho parasites
that are sucking tho life blood of the nation.
As soon as the country rids itself of these leeches
it will take on a healthy growth, and wo shall
once more become a thrifty and con
tented people Upon tho platform of ordinary
life must wo work for better government The
peaceful attainment of reforms Is only
roado possible through tho ballot-box. The
people should be careful In tho selection of their
leaders. It should be men rather than measures.
At no time In its history ha the country stood in
greater need of its statesmen. O W. L.
' si '
He Can Talk. Through It Even Better o.
From tho last or the latest edition of tho Even
ing ews of three or four days ago
While driving near the western gate in the
Zoo yesterday afternoon Mr. J. G. SIater'3
carriage was run into by a hack from Berry's
livery stable and badly damaged.
Mr. Slater was thrown particularly hard, and
had it not been for his hat he would have sus
tained much more serious injuries to his head.
Senator Colquitt Still Alive.
Senator Colquitt was still alive at 3 o'clock
this morning. His condition had not changed
since yesterday afternoon.
CORRIDOR AND CURB.
"There Is more and more evidence that the
President will veto the seigniorage bill," said
the philosopher last night, "but whether he
does or not, there is no question, as jou said
in The Times this morning, that a fight for
free silver is coming on. I am a free-silver
man myself, but I don't pretend that some
thingelse wouldn't satisfy the West. Biggins
and Lodge have seen the writing on the wall;
and Coloradan though I am, I honestly be
lieve that if somebody, an Eastern man pre
ferred, were to stand up and mako a fight for
silver, or bettor, because it would be easier,
for some good, honest scheme of bimetallism,
that nothing could prevent him from winning
tho next Presidential nominee. We don't llko
tho Democrats out west. They havo given us
Cleveland and the Populists, who have beaten
us. Many Western states would still like to
bo devoted to the Republican party, but they
will not bo because they can not be. I: is a
case of self-defense. That is why I tell you
that a really great and far-seeing leader has
an opportunity of a life-time.
I hope that ex-Governor George Peabody
Wetmore, of Rhode Island, will como to the
Senate. Ho is a Republican of Republicans,
a Democrat of Democrats. Once when he
was governor, ho gave a reception in his im
mense palace at Newport, his palace bigger
by the expense of 51,000,000 tnan it was when
ho took it, and then it had cost -2,000.000.
AH the village people, tho farmers and the
fishermen, as well as tho swells, trooped in on
the reception evening over his carpets and the
bottom of his curtains nnd his chairs. Some
one, a veryfastldious person, no doubt, called
the attention of the governor to the hiivoc
that was making with his rich and elegant
"They will ruin jour carpets, governor,"
"I don't give a hang for the carpets," said
ho. "if tho irrub onlv holds out."
Mr. Wetmore is surely wanted in tho Sen
ate. He would be a zephj r there, u breeze
sweeping through the statelj hall.
"Good for jou, go it." said a grim-visaged
New Yorker at the Arlington jesterday. "You
nro all'rlght about Deew. Somo day that
bubble will be pricked, iou knew that
Depcw was merely the Yanderbilt lobbyist at
Albany for v cars; but do jou know that ho
come3 down here oneo In a while and gets in
n llttlo piece of fine workr' Perhaps jou re
member reading about the dinner given by
young Mr. French n while ago? Depew and
Joo Choato was there. It was reported that
thej came from New York for the solo purposo
of eating this dinner. I happen to know that
Choato and Depew looked this field over, and
that Choato then went tho White House and
secured a v eto of a bill. W hich one? Oh,
no, I couldn't tell vou. It wouldn't do. But
it is notorious that there is hardly anything
that the anderliilt interests cannot do if they
onco set out. iou know, of course, that their
connections W est aro ov er tho Lake Shore
nnd Michigan Southern, and further on by
Chicago, Burlington and Qulnej, nndso vou
see it isn't hard for them to control a lew
Western votes in Congress when it isnoces
sary." General Bazil W. Duke, editor and pro
prietor of the Southern Literarj Magazine, is
in Washington on a visit. It ought to be
mentioned of the hokthera Literary Magazine
that it is making n rapid spurt into fuvor in
the North as well as in the South. Tho names
signed to the nrtich sand to the illustrations
snow that the publication wishes to have the
best work procurable. Thirty v ears ago this
magazine man was one of tlio" leading Con
federate generals, but ho believes that hi3
present work Is doing more for the houth
than hlssword ever could have accomplished.
"The high-class women of Cuba are verv
charming." said a tall and travel-bronzed
gentleman at tho Arlington, as ho settled into
a big arm-chair. He wasAIonzoB. Surcliff,
of Sheffield, Eng. "Greatly to my surprise, I
found them epiite tho peer of the English or
American girls in education nnd relncment.
Thev are almost universally sent either to
Pan's. London, or this couutrv ,to be educated.
Thej add to their graces a languorous man
ner which is esjieclally alluring to one born
under a northern sun. An I, ah. -vhat flirts'"
and a look indicative of pleasurable memories
came over his face. "One cant resist Cunid
in Cuba. But, nevertheless, thej- made ex
cellent wives and mothers. Conventionalltj
compels them to renounce tho world and
and devote themselves absolutely to thc.r
husbands, and thev seem to follow it most
Judgo William Lawrence, of Ohio, is here
in the interest of getting a protective tar.IT on
wool, and he vesterdnj had Senator Mitchell,
of Oregon present to tho Sennto an appeal of
the N itional Wool Growers' Association not
to put wool on the free list. "This appeal,"
said Judge Lawrence Iat evening, "is sup
plemental to the two previous memorials oa
tho subject introduced In Congress. At least
COO printed pages nro now tx-'ore the bennte.
and wo are engaged in making personul np
peals to Senators to give us protection. The
tariff bill as reported to the benate provid s
for a tariff on woolen goods but Iet3 In the
raw material free."
The new appeal is signed by Judge Law
rence, president of the National Wool Grow
ers' Associ itlon. J. H. Bngh.aci.m iterof the
National Gtange Patrons or Husbindry, W.
G. Markham, of Avon. N. Y., secret irv "of tho
National Association, W. M. Cowden," seere
tar) of the Ohio Association; ex-Congressmen
J. D. Tnjlor and It. E. Do m, of Ohio, Judson
II. Root, of Hartford, Conn.; Theodore Just
ice, of Penns)hnnia, and others.
"I have a friend over at Laurel, Md.," said
W. C. Barrett, of Baltimore, at Wormloy's
hotel )csfcrdaj-, "and this friend is tl.o prou 1
and hnppj- father of a bright-eved, and golden
haired girl of six summers named Louise, but
long ago Louise did something naujht)
enough to cause her mother to sev erelv repri
mand her. She told her that when sho did
wrong God saw her and was aagr) .
"'Docs God see just cvervthing I do,
mamma?" sho asked.
"'Why of course ho docs,' was tho reply;
'it makes no difference wherojou go or wLat
jou do God sees jou and remembers it.' "
"The next dnj Loulso started out to vls't
her llttlo neighbor. Her pet dog Fido fol
lowed her, though sho did not know it until
sho had gono somo distance from her home.
W hen sho saw him sho turned, aud in a seri
ous manner said."
"Now jou go right on back home. Fido,
and stay there. It s bad enough to havo Gou
follow ing me around ev erj whero I go without
having jou trotting at my heels all tho time."
"New Orleans and Washington nro the
onlj" two civilized places I know cf which
tolerato tho hand organ," Indignantlj- ob.
served Fred W. Peters in front of the Metro
politan yesterday, as an olive-complexioned
son of Sicily rattled off "Two Little GirU in
Bluo" at tho rato of a 107 miles an hour on
an organ that was in the Inst stages of gal
loping consumption. In New Orleans the
instruments do occasionallj strike up a tune
that has somo music in it, and they grind 'em
out as though they were not in n hurrv. The
Washington organs, however, sound like a
cross between a corn-stalk fiddlo and a horse
I had just as soon havo an Insurrection
break out in my houso as to havo one of them
start up in front of it. They nre an inexcusa
ble nuisance. An epidemic of tho delirium
tremens is preferable to a dozen hand organs
in a community.
"See that old man going along there," said
William W. McCosklll, of Alexandria, in front
of Willard's yesterda)-. "His namo is William
Guion, but ho Is generally known as 'Dig
Deep' Guion. He ran a mill over In
Virginia for many years, and ho had a
son named Bill, who measured out the
toll from the sacks of corn that used to go to
his hopper to be cround into meal. When n
poor man's sack comes along ho would say:
" 'Dig 'er deep, Bill; dig 'erdeep. He'spoor
and. dem him, we'll keep him that way.'
"When n rich man's sack came along he
would say to his son again:
" 'Dig 'er deep, Bill , dig 'er deep. He's rich
and, dem 'im, he can stand it,' "
Chemical Companies Consolidate.
RtcmiOM), Va., March 2L The Sulphur Mining
Company, of Virginia, the Atlantic and Virginia
Fertilizer Company, of Richmond, and tho Monu
mental Chemical Company, of Baltimore, have
Along the Line
or District Reforms
"Look there," exclaimed Mr. Hobson, of
the Law Reporter, to The Times scribe last
evening. The scribe gazed, and was horri
fied to observe a Fourteenth-street cable train
bearing with great velocity down upon a
young lady who was attempting to cross the
tracks. It was painfully evident that tho
young maiden was in a confused state of
mind, and that nothing but a miracle could
The grlpman put the brakes down hard.bnt
the momentum arlsingfromtbeheavlly-loaded
condition of tho rear trailer carried the
train with undiminished speed toward its
intended v Ictim. The miracle was personified
in the net of a companion, who hurriedly
rushed up and dragged tho maiden out of
danger just as the grip touched tho hem of
"There is an instance." resumed the
speaker, "of the results of crowding the trail
ers at the expense of the grip. I have wit
nessed this same sceno many times, and it Is
a matter of wondr that the are not more
burial permits issued in this city."
"In tho matter of providing suitable
fenders for street cars the Commissioners
evinced great interest," said Commissioner
Ross, when approached on tho absorbing
theme, "and the board has discussed the rela
tive merits of many designs. There are two
which me t with the greatest favor, one of
which is in uso on the Rock Creek railway
and tho other is being experimented with on
the Eckington line.
"I hav e tried to discover, timo to pet tho
board together and make an official examina
tion of the practical working of the Ecking
ton fender, but stress of business has thus
far prevented our going out there. It is not
u mutter of tolerance but an urgent neces
sity to provide against accidents liko
thoso of last week. The matter will bo
pushed, and the best fender will be at onco
adopted on our street cars. It is safe to say
that fatalities will soon bo merely a matter
of history as far as tho street cars are con
cerned." "There is a project on foot," said Architect
T. F. Schneider, "to lay tracks for a trolley
road through the northwestern portion cf tho
city. The route of tho lino has been deter
mined, nnd it has also been determined, by
actual investigation, that tho residents
nlong his route are strongly opposed to
the project. There is no section of
tho city, or of any city, that compares with
the scene of the proposed evil, nnd it is an
outrage upon the national canital to trans
form its hitherto elegant section IntoaGotham
neighborhood. It Is at onco evident that real
cstato will6UfTergreatly if tho road is built,
to say nothing of that quiet elegance for
which Washington has so long been noted."
THE SINGLE TAX REVIVAL.
Iongstrcct Continues Ills Talks with
the Aid of Illustrative Diagrams.
Tho single tax meeting now being held
nightly nt 919 F street northwe-t by Dr.
Longstreet, of Worcester, Mass , were con
tinued last evening. Dr. Longstreet re
viewed briefly his lecture of tho previous
evening, and then j roereded to discuss the ad
vantages of a free interchange of commodities
between Individuals, his object being to show
that al solute free trade between all people
and all countries would be beneficial.
He defined ver fully the meaning of the
terms rent and wages, and by the aid of
elaborate diagrams he showed how the
produco d the country is divided between
rent and wages. Speculation in land Increases
the stare that goes to rent and reduces the
entire fund that is to be divided between both.
The single tax, by destroying land specula
tion, would increase wages, both bv increas
ing production and bv reducing rent, Dr.
Longstreet maintained. The diagrams made
the points of his argument very clar. while
telling Illustration: and stories added interest
to an otherwise drv subject.
Dr. Longstreet has considerable ability as
an elocutionist and well displayed it In the
various stories and quotations introduced In
Questions from the audience were answered
nt the close of the lecture. Tho meetings will
be continued a few days longer.
Sunday evening Dr. Longstreet expects to
aJilress a larco au llenee Ht Typographical
Temple on "The single Tax and the Bible."
Making Over Dresses.
"Somefi-ncs I woaler," sajs a writer in
the New York Press, "if I talk too much about
making over dressis Do I? Here I am at it
again. One of those gowns that jou had last
year that was lelfd In. rnd is not now quite
in th mode, can Le smartened by adding n
circular frill, cat pointed. (Fancy .a man
understanding a circular thing cut pointed!
But vou will.; There are "aiade' pieces
in asseTfnlerie wi'ich will decorate the
frili su'abiv, or !f3 expensive nrmtu-e may
bo bought bj the j-crd. The rotated tr.m
miugs on tho w.i'sr are a p-cttv prmns-e from
the old la els. Thej nreof tne pas.,errenterie,
which r-avoeof black, the color of the gjwn,
or a harmonizing color. Is not th s quite a
refreshing change frooi the frills of tao dev '
4 i r
His Wife t! e "lexorof PIcnsanton.
Mrs. Annie S. Austin, the newly elected
major of Pleasanton. Kans , is described as
" i buxom woman of two hundred pounds,
nnd quite Intel i'f nt." Her hssuand is a rall
roal omplove. Sho was the leadlng-peaker
in the campaign which resulted iuterelec
tloi , and i!e tloneep'd so cleverlv that she
went Into olSco on n n.ajoritj of twelve votes.
D.dri'r Vtrnt the Fabj- Punched.
"Dear rrel" ned the nurse, "the baby has
swallowed n.j rnilwaj t.ckct. What shall I
"Go rnd buy another right nwaj," re
turned the mother. "I'm not going to have
tLo babv punched."
A Date and n V ornan.
The difference between a babe in arms and
a worn in trj-ing to do her own housework is
that one cries and fusses jvhlle th- other fries
Interstate Commerce Notes.
Martin Decker, assistant secretary of tho
Commission, is a large investor in silver
Judgo Ycazej is doubtful whether he would
accept tho Senatorshlp from Vermont if it
were offered him.
Edward A. Moselej-, secretary of the Com
mission, will soon be taking some of his de
lightful swims in the Potoanc.
Nelson, the secretarj 's personal messenger,
lias ia his posses-ion tho real Kohinoor, nu
heirlooai descends from ono of his ances
tors, an African princ
Judge Morrison, chnirmrn of the Commis
sion, probablj has more to saj about Illinois
polities than any other letired statesman in
Auditor McEane has a fine small house at
Kensington, Mr. B II. Warner's suburb, nnd
thereof evenings ho writes books and culti
vates tomato patches.
Justin McCarty. lately an employe, vis!t3
the Commission frequently, looking bale and
hearty, and proud of his cousinsliip with his
more uistlnguished Ir.sh namesake.
Tho days aro dreary and the nights are dark.
The nude trees seem to shiver in tho park
As if their very hearts wero pinched with chill.
And frosty winds disturb tho ice-rimmed rilL
Torpor and dreariness touch everything
Yet in a little while will robins sing!
Within the house, too, lonely tho hours seem,
As if life ebbed, a dream within a dream.
To die away Into a dreamless sleep,
O'er which hope, still, or naught, may vigil keep
Sad memories crowd the place where sweet
Yet In a little while will robins sing!
And nearer still, within the shadowed heart.
Dumb with its yearnings, with its life apart
From Joys of loving, and from hones which
A prcan to tho soul alert, awake,
Tho futile present from the past can bring
Nothing and yet, soon will tho robins slngl
Be patient, soul, that misses its desire
Some needs must tall U others may aspire.
If not thine own, accept another's good
As partly thine, a meed of brotherhood.
No lite is empty and a useless thing
That lilts a little if the robins slngl
A ur cct Basses,
CLOAK ROOM AND GALLERY.
Senator Stockbridge, of Michigan, talks em
phatically at times. When asked yesterday
what he thought of the proposition to bo dis
cussed by tho Houso Labor Committee that a
portfolio of labor be added to tho Cabinet,
ho said, rather brusquely, without looking up :
"Blamed nonsenso; committee don't want it;
Mr. Wright don't want it absolutely unnec
essary. Commissioner does all the work at
present, and does it well." He then dropped
his paper, and went on to gay that while he
bad no objection to a recognition of labor in
terests he thought that the Secretary of Agri
culture really represented the labor world.
I suggested that tho example set in cevcrnl
foreign countries of combining two ministerial
offices be followed here, and that the Secre
tary of Agriculture bo named the Secretary of
Labor and Agriculture, having n commissioner
for each department under him. "That is a
first-rate idea," said the Senator, "and would
answer the purposo very well."
Senator Harris has a way when the bonr
of noon approaches olstealingaway to tho Sen
ate restaurant and Indulging in raT oysters.
Perhaps ho is especially fond of them because
they do not grow wild on the East Tennessee
mountains, or, perhaps, with the taste of a
Brillat-Savarin, ho has discovered that our
W ashlngton bivalves are tho best to bo had
but fond of them ho certainly Is. He standi
like an expectant child while the waiter open3
them one by one and puts them on his plate
and as fast as tbey land there they disappear'
after being well coated with red pepper. Of
this last precious condiment the Tennessee
Senator is a great lover. It may explain that
marked perturbabliity of his after the midday
There were a number of cases of importance
on nt the Supreme Court )esterJay, and sev
eral distinguished advocates wero present.
Judge John F. Dillon, tho counsel of the
Goulds, was on hand, and received a running
nod first from nil the justices on one side of
tho Chief Justice and then on the other. Ex
Senator Edmunds was opposed to ex-Secretary
Benjamin Bristow in a suit against the
Boston Waterworks Company, ,ind it was
worth noticing that even the ex-secretary was
sufficiently rattled to havo an unsteady hand
when he camo into the presence of the court
of courts. However, few judicial bodies havo
nine men sitting as well. In an appeal case in
the Queen's Bench Division It is rare that
four orflve judges are on the dais, and when
the House of Lords sits as an appellate court
not more than a half dozen of the law lords
usual!) aoiear. A certain amount of thb
sort of nervousness seems to exist with the
best lawyers, orators, and actors.
Speaking of cx-benator Edmunds, I ran
acrcss him the other day in the Congressional
Library drawing books. He asked the
librarian for nine or ten of the less recent
works for Mrs. Edmunds, and added, as ho
pitched up a Jaw-book he bad brought with
him: "In these days I am doing absolutely
nothing but reading and studying law." Tho
ex-Senator now has n very large nnd remu
nerative practice before theSufreme Court
and is making up for the time he lost from
money-making pursuits while in the Senate.
There has been a need in Washington for
some years past of competent men to act for
out-ol-town lawjers who havo occasional
business before the court, but cannot well
come on to argue them, and a good share of
this business ha3 come to the Vermont ex
Senator. The salt interests, although their presence
has not been so much nctieed and commented
on as that of tho sugar men, have been vigor-
oulj- at work beneath the surface. Delega
tions representing thl3 industry have been
coming and going steadil) the post
fortnight, although they have not kept the
same lobby constantly on the field that tho
sugar and whisky and other people have.
Senator Hill has been one or those whom the
salt people have ben badgering the most per
sistently, the great Interests in Central New
York being, jerbaps, the met active in urging
their case. Gormap, too. has had to meet
them, also the PeLLSjlvamaus and the Michi
In gtneral, every interest touched by the
tariff bas b.-en represented in Washington,
and petitions and eonlerme : have been un
I mited. As n -rell-known individual at tho
Cauitol puts it. "In list) ths cry was let us
get what wocau. In 1S91 1st us keep as
much as possible."
Rcpre-entative George W. Conn, of Indiana,
is a great admirer of Sousa as n leader, and
leneve. the ex-director oi the Marine Band is
well lilted to Jill the place made vacant by the
death of the laoiented Patrick Sarsileld" Gil
more. The Indiar. i Congressman has tho
Iarge-t cornet r.!JU'a"tory in the countrj- at
his home, in Elkhart, and i competent to
judge of bousa s qualitlcat.ons. .t the I liter s
recent concert in this city Mr. Conn was an
Senator Stewart says, with considerable
emphasis, that the Republican silver Senators
of ths West will not exrt great efforts in be
half of thei' eastern co'Ieagues in tho tariff
fight. "Would you not think," he asked,
dramatically, almo-t in fas, "that they would
want to cure for silver, too? Is it not re
markable that thej shall deliberately prefer
hard times to prospentv , such as silver would
bring" When the Senator had sufflcientlj
recovered from hb emotions to define just
what the silver men would do he outlined
their position as that of men who were pro
tectionists, but would not be much benefited
bj- it. " o are ruined ulready, and the tariff
bill cannot hurt us verj- much. It is as
though jour house was on fire and there was
no opportunitj to save n part of the furni
ture." The Snato pages nre an unusually bright
and wide-awide set of bovs, representing the
best American types of shrewdness and obser
vation. They have a large fun-loving element,
too, in their make-up. and romp around over
the desks or spin tops on the tile floor of the
marble room ccr chance thej- get before the
doorkeeper can get them in serious mood for
business at the opening of the session.
One of them told me J csterdaj- that he could
not go to school because tho senate was in
session until nfter school term and began very
soon after the foil opening. Ho seemed to
think his education was being neglected. I
susgested that he would learn in the Senate.
"That's what papa sajs." ho replied, but inti
mated that he did not think s0 himself. He
was independent enough to express his opin
ions in frank American fa-hjon concerning
the Senators' appearance and conduct, nnd
without going into details I can say that he
was not verj- much Impre-sed by the dignity
of our higher legislative body.
"You got that bndgo business a llttlo out
of shaiie j estcrday morning," said a Jersoj
gentleman ia tho marble-room. "Tho North
River Bridge Company is all right; it Is tho
New York and New Jersey Bridge Company
that is all wrong. Frj e is fighting this thing
on principle, and he is going to bent it. Do
jou know that Phil Thompson is mixed up in
this Jersej bridge business'' He is, nnd that
is enough to condemn it. Ho doesn't attach
himself to good causes, becauso good causes
don't need to spend money nnd employ Phil
Thompsons. 1 tell jou, you aro nway off, my
What Causes Red Hair.
From the American Hairdresser.
Science explains tho phenomenon of red
bair thus: It is caused by a superabundance
of iron in the blood. This it is that imparts
tho vigor, the elasticity, the great vitality, tho
overflowing and thoroughly healthy animal
life that runs not through tho veins of the
ruddy-haired, and this strong, sentient ani
mal Hie is what renders them more intense
in all theit emotions than their more languid
fellow-creatures, Tho excess of iron Is also
the cause of freckles on tho peculiarly clear,
white skin which alwavs accompanies red
hair. The skin Is abnormally sensitlvo to tho
action of the sun's rays, which not rnly bring
out the little brown spots in abundance, but
also burn like a mustard plaster, producing a
queer, creepj sensation, a3 if the sin were
A Tair Substitute.
(From the Detroit Free I'ress.
She Do you think that money takes tho
place ot a wife?
Ho (looking over somo bills) No; but I
Lnow that a wife takes the place ot money.
AMATEUR ATHLETIC CHAMPIONS.
Rattling Bouts nnd Well Contested Wres
tling .Matches in the Finals.
. NewYonE, March 21. The finals In the
Amateur Athletic Union championships were
held nt Madison Square Garden to-night and
were witnessed by fully 1,500 persons. The
sport commenced with Charles J. Gehring,
Baltimore Outing Club, Baltimore, and John
Welsh, of the Lexington A. C. Thi3 was In
tho 135-pound class, and eight men weighed
in. Gehjing had tho best of the first round
and Welsh was groggy. The second round
opened with leads by Gehring, and In two
minutes and ono second had a clean knock
out. Welsh fell heavily to the floor and was
unablo to rise at tho call. Gehring was de
clared tho winner amid cheers.
Tho second pair in thU class were Hugh
Kellej-. Richelieu A. C, Philadelphia, and Ed
ward Kelly, Down Town A. C. The Phila
delphian forced bis opponent all around the
ring, and at tho call of time on tho second
round was very tired. The third round had
been la progress only one minute and thirty
two second3 when Edward Kelly, the New
Yorker, saw that defeat stared him in the face
and threw ud his hands. Tho bout was Hnn
to Hugh Kellv.
James Garry Wilson, Baltimore A. C. and
J. W. JIcDermott, Pastimes A. C, were tho
next pair in this class. The first round had
been in progress two minutes, when McDer
mott struck Wilson below the belt and ended
the bout. The Judges awarded it to Wilson.
Tho last bout In this class was between E.
Cumsky, Hanover A, C, and J. C. Fitz
patnek, Centreville A. C, Bayonne. N. J.
Cumsky was declared the winner.
The 125-pound boxing bout came on next.
Tho first pair were John II. Gorey, Titian. A,
C, and E. Murtzner, Rosebank A. C. Tha
decision was given to Gorey amid hisses.
In the 105-pound wrestling for first prize.
John Bcnzland, St. George A. C., was de
feated by B, Bonnett. jrNationalTurnverein'
Newark; John HilIiah,Allegheny A. A., Pitts
burg. Pa..defeated R.P.Fortncr, Fastime.A.C.;
In the 125-pound wrestling forflrst prize.M.
. lieiiy, Jlichican A. A., Detroit. Mich., beat
LC Schoomnker, American A. .; H. Pichi'aksy,
Clinton A. C, defeated H. Dittnch, New lork
In thellS-pound wrestling for first prize. E.
Harrison, St. George A. C, threw A. Mc
Auley. Standard A. C.
The first bout 'a the 115-pound class boxing
was between John Doyle. Brighton A. C, and
1!. MoX eigh, Standard A. C. These boys wero
a good pair. The last round was a warm one,
with tne honors about evenly divided, but tho
decision wa3 in favor of Me'1 eigh.
C. Weimar, nanovan A. C, and C. Fagan,
National A. C, were the next and last pair in
this class. They were by far the best pair so
far seen. Weimer was awarded the decision
after a good battle.
Four weighed in in the 105-pound class,
and tho first pair were Frank Lewis, Lex
ington A. C, and J. Madden, Pastime A. C.
Madden was awarded the bout In the tMrd
The next bout in this class was between
uuorge isoss, Lexington A. C, and M. Gross,
Clipper A. C. Ross struck Gross a straight
blow in the face in the second round and ha
fell heavily and was carried to his corner.
Tho bout was awarded to Ross. Time, 1.53.
The 153 pound class boxing came on next
and Owen Harney, Pastime A. C, and Peter
Reilly, Star A. C, wero the first pair. The
first two rounds werelivelv, and at the end of
the second Reilly showed h'is punishment.
"ispectorMeEvoy stopped tho fight in tho
third round after J9 seconds and the bout
was given to Harney. E. Lerov, Standard
A. C, and F. Raichlen, Lexington A. C,
wero on as next and last pair 'n the class,
Raichlen had little the advantage in reach.
Leroy had a swinging motion and landed on
naicnicns jugular every time. Insoector
McEvoy interfered in the second round and
the referee awarded the bout to Leroy. Time
There were two bouts in the heavy-weight
class. The first was between John F. Mc
Cormlck. American Athletic Association,
American champion, of Philadelphia, and E.
Moll, Pastime A. C. This was a quick battle.
Tho men had barely shook hands when Mc
cormick failed into Stoll, and Inspector Me-Evoj-
rushed upon the stage and stopped tha
Charles J. Ghering, of the Baltimore Out
ing Club. Baltimore. Md., met James Gary
Wilson, of the Baltimore A, C, in the 135
pound class. The bout was given to Gher
ing. In the final bout of wrestling in tho 115
Dound class F. Bertseh. National Turnverein,
Newark, beat E. Harris. St. George A. C.
The llnal in the 135-pound wrestling was
won by A. LIppman, St, George A. C, from
C. Hejenauer, White Star A. C.
In the first of the loponnd wrestling E.
Tucker, Elizabeth A. C. beat O. Raphael,
Clinton A. C. In the next F. Ellis, Pastime
A. C, beat J. Ro-s, Clinton A, C.
In the 135-pound boxing Hugh Kelley,
Rlchieleu . C.,Pnlladelphia.met E. Cumsky.
Hanover A. C. Kelley was the winner.
In the 125-pound class Nat Eaerner, Lex
ington A. C. and Charles Whatley, Pastime
A. C, were on for the second bout. What
lej w as awarded the bout. John H. Gorey,
Titan A. C, met Charles Miner, Clinton A. C.
In the first round Miner started in, and in
1.35 he struck Gorey in the neck and the lat
ter fell to the floor like a log. His trainers
rushed to him and lifted him to Ms corner,
but he was unconscious and was carrid from
The final bout in the 105-class came on.
Tho contestants were J. Madden, Pastime A.
C, and George Ross, Lexington A, C. Tho
bout was given by the referee to Madden.
Final bout in the 115-cIasshad C. Weimer and
3IcVeigh as contestants. McVeigh was de
clared the winner.
The final bout in the 135-pound class was
between Charles J. Ghering, Baltimore Out
ing Clnb, Baltimore, Md., and Hugh Kelley,
Richelieu A. C, Philadelphia. Pa. The bout
and the class prize wero awarded to Ghering.
In tho 115-pound class C. Weimar. Hanover
A. C. forfeited to John Doyle, Brighton A.
C. FrankLewis, Lexington A, C, In tho 105
class, forfeited to 31. Gross, Clipper A, C.
The final in the 125-pound class had Charles
Miner, Clinton A. C, and Charles Whatley.
Pastime A. C, as contestants. Miner proved
himself to bo a slugger, when ho knocked out
Raemor. Miner won the bout. Final
bout in tho 153-pound class The pair
was E. Leroy. Standard A, C. and Owen
Harnev, Pastime A. C. Harnev won.
Hugh Kellev. Richelieu Club, Philadelphia,
and John Welsh, Lexington A. C, went in
for the second prize in the 135-pound class.
Tho decision was given to Kelley.
The heavv weight came on next,and it wa
tho final. The pair wa3 E. Stoll, Pastime A.
C, and J. J. Kennedy, Pastime A. C. This
was n slugging match and Kennedy won.
CALLED DOYW FITZSIMMONS.
A Pugilisfic Ncvvarkcr Calls Forth the
Clnrct from Robert's Nose.
New York, March 21. Bob Fitzsimrnon
came into town from Newark, N. J., thl3 af
ternoon, and, walking into tho office of a
sporting paper, said: "I want to pick up
this challenge Coibett made in Flor
ida on behalf of Dan Creedon for
$5,000. I want particularly to meet Creedon,
because I have heard that Corbett says he is
the only man whom the great champion can
not hit on tho nose whenever ho wants to.
W hj-, I'll bet Corbett 81,000 that he can t hit
me on the nose before I do tho same thing to
him, and another i 1.000 that I can touch him
on that feature twice to his once."
There was in tho party a young 123-pound
aspirant for pugili-t honors from Newark. N.
J. It was suggested that Fitzsimmons put on
tho gloves with him. The Newarker flew at
the big chap and brought his five-ounce glovo
down with a slash on ritzsimmnn3, cutting a
lontr gosh on tho right sido of that member
and drawing no little amount of claret. This
brought forth a good many smiles in view of
tho sizing up Corbett had received.
Amateur Athletic Association.
rmi-iDELrniA, March 21. The annual
schedule meeting of tho Atlantic Association
of tho Amateur Athletic Association was held
in this cty last night. The following clubs
were admittod to membership- Cardinal Man
ning club, of Pittsburg; Carroll Institute club,
of Washington: Metropolitan Camping club,
of Pittsburg; Nonpareil Athletic club, of Alle
ghenj : Nonpareil Athletic club, of Beaver
Tho Sborpsburg. Pa., Athletic Cltb WW
admitted to administration.
Large Car Stables Burned.
ST Locis,Mo , March 21 Tho Cardinal avenrs
car sheds of tho Licledo avenuo dlvis'on of the
Allssourl Railway Company here was struck by
lightning at midnight to-night and burned to ho
gr und, cau-j ns a losso'SluOJO, fully cover d by
msuran e. le en motor and fifty-three trailers,
valued at 0 OJO were destroyed. The jilssourl
RailwavComLsny. oeraled thoMartet strees
and Lacled avenue electric Lncs aud the Oliver
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