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THE "WASHESTGrTON TIMES, THURSDAY, .MARCH 22, 1894.
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Comradeship, writes Junius nenri Browne,
is tbo strongest test and proof ot affection
nnd sympathy between persons of tho same
or of different sex. The fervor and frrco of
Jove may bo measured by if. Lovers, as ev ery
body Knows, cannot, in tho early Etages of
their passions, be together too much. It i3
very raro, however, that such excess of com
radeship continues long niter marriage.
Thero are, or coarse, good nnd patent reasons
for this, though tho general fact remains.
The degreo of comradeship kept up between
a man and his wife is evidenco in tho main of
their mutual attachment and harmony.
Material interests aside, we do not seet or
share tho society of those that wo fail to bo in
nccord with. Community of opinion, of
taste, of feeling, brings us together, nnd lack
of such community separates us. It is n con
tradiction in terms to say that tho married
nroi not associates. And jet they oflen are
not, which is evldenco that tho marriage is
more nominal than actual, less binding
and attractive than Itshould be.
Most marriages r.ro much aliko in their first
weeks aud months, in their first vear, per
haps. Iheir diversity comes later, when they
are judged, and widely judged, by comrade
ship, which is inmostCHses infallible. Critical
and careless persons hao tho same opinion
of comradeship as illustrative of tho feelings
of tho comrades toward each other, Rural
f oik are constantly saying, when they see a
couple strolling day nftcr day along the
country roads or through tho fields, "They're
in bad fix; they must bo powerfully in lov e."
Nor aro they, in their homespun speech, wide
of tho mark. Companionship, whenever last
ing, means, to more or less extent, what is
understood bv the word love, capable of mot
Muied significance, even of contrary defini
tions. Outwardly calm couples nro generally
comrades. They are not invariably seen to
gether. They havo no object in advertising
themselves. The husband has his duties to
discharge, tho wife has hers. One never in
terferes with the other unless for consultation
concerning what is best for both. They are
companions whero circumstances and fitness
f a or -not for conventionality or for scein
ing"s sake, but from inclination, from spon
taneous choice. Ho prefers to bo w ith her, as
a rule, to being wuu any uouy eiso wncn no is
nt Insure. But ho is not everlastingly saj
ing so, and contradicting his as-ertion by his
acts He enjoys things doubly with her, be
cau-e they hne similar views, tastes, and be
liefs. Not the samo however. If they were
the same their soclet would resemble soli
tude, and their talk a monologuo. Ho is
conscious, too, that she has something that
he has not, and this something ho is ever
euger to hear. They nro fond of comparing
notes, and their comparisons are interesting
and valuable. Unlike as well as like, their
intercourse is improving and stimulating,
and they do not weary one another, as the
most amiable and estimable pairs not infre
They do not go out n great deal, though
quito enough to be sociable and to keep
nbreast of the time. Evenings at home they
do not regar 1 as misspent or lost, for they
read to one another, ho mostly to her. while
her hands are busy with household tasks.
Of periodicals, current literature, and solid
books, old and new, there is always ample
supply. And then such reading "provokes
comment and pleasant discussion each cher
ishing an individual opinion that nre never
tedious and neer fully finished. And when
they do not read they talk.
"Talk?" somo marital sceptic snvs. "How
can the same man and woman talk together
for a whole lifetime? What topics could they
And' Y lint possiblo interest could ceaseless
r"petition nwaken? They might begin each
evening with somo sort of talk, but their talk
would speedily end in profound sleep."
This may bo truo in man) instances. ISut
it is not true of n really companionable
couple, who, while they aro affectionately
one, are jet distinctly ami intellectually two.
These are so finely and reciprocally attuned
that tho hmn of their natures is never dis
cordant, never monotonous. Veritable com
panions interminably give and reeeiv e. and
the double process goes on. making the old
new and the familiar f resh w hllo the v ears
roll round. Companionship in matrimony
does not depend on constitution and fortune,
but on will and rcsohe, on self-control and
disposition to bo just.
Marriage must bo partially a failure where
companionship is not. especially where hope
of it has liecn relinquished. To hope for it,
to strive for it. is to make it possible, if not
probable, unless tho human elements nro
opposed. Nothing con compensate for its
nlscnce. It is superior in effect to the
common v irtues. It is the diadem and throne
THE LADII , KLESSTIirvi:
Egyptian children nro never washed until
the are 1 year old.
Lot's poor wife is not tho only woman who
did not want to moe.
Dent. Allcroft A. Co.. London glovo manu
facturers, employ 13,000 people.
Purtj wimmen in politicks is skecrser than
hen's teeth.- Judge Yi axem.
There are few spinsters in the Caucasian
settlement in South Africa, as tho men out
number the women 10 to 1.
The widow who wears tho longest mourn
ing tb is generally the one who cuts across
lots to una nnotner nusbnnil.
Yi niter Eesant sajs that men hao to do the
conquering, tho defending and the providing,
and tliej ought to do the governing.
YYivcs of bnmeso noblemen cut their hair
eo that it sticks straight up from their heads.
The average Imgth of their hair is about an
inch and n half.
In ;ioetrj violets nro always "blue." lint
a3 a mutter of fact onlj half of the twentv and
odd vanities in the "United States are"blue
Tho rest are purple, yellow, white, lilac, and
The Cigarette: Habit in Women.
A young girl who had been to n woman's
luncheon at one of the very best houses In
New York told me, saj s n writer in tho New
Ycrk Tres3. tho other day with somo indigna
tion that she was tho only one present who
did not nc' o Turkish cigarettes with tho
COffC". bhe said with virtuous prido that
the never smoked cigarettes, and thought
tho cigurctte habit unfeminine. Happily
sojo boar-!ie.iJed swain may agree with
her. but we havu fallen on peculiar times,
nnd woiren claim tlievhavo a right to do
anything then choose. Ihej have, of course,
nnd it is not surprising that they want to
comblLC tho ilavor of Turkish tobacco with
moeha. The flavors melt and minglo consol
ingly, and there s nothing intrinsically un
pltas mt at the spcclaclo of rings of white
smoke curling oat from between coral lips.
Getting closer to tho subject. I mav add that
I see no moro reason why I should expect a
woman to kiss me after smoking a cigar than
that I should object to kiss her lips while the
faint, sweet breath of tho cigarette still
Many pooplo who had nothing better to do
began to w oader why Miss Sewell did not
marrj , to shako their heads in silent dis
pleasure as tho rumor often reached them of
somo new suitor being dismissed, and finally,
ns times went on, to become convinced in
their own minds that thero was somo injstery
in tho case, somo unexplained cause why
offers so cjastant and so worthy should
ever meet with tho samo cold disdain. But
to Iho subject of all this gossip it mattered
litt'e. An only child, tho mistress of her
father's luxurious home, sho smilod sweetly
upon one and all, and then when came tho in
evitable end and she saw her adorers at her
feet sho had but ono answer for them, a
quick, calm refusal. This was her outer life.
Her inner life nono knew, savo that it loft no
traces on tho beautiful face and held no
Eight vigils to dim tho lustcrof her eye.
Young Mr. Bonsart dines with us to-day,
Mabel, my dear. Havo au extra cover laid,"
said her father ono September morning.
Certainly, papi," was her reply, bnt as sho
left tho room the blood mounted to her face
in a crimson flush such as was rarely seen
there. Phil Bonsart had returned then to
lingers upon them. I own to holding old
fashioned v icws on the subject of what is be
coming and modest in woman's conduct, and
smoking has seemed unbecoming, but I own
that this Is largely becauso I have seen so fow
nice women smoke. Besides, temperance
people say it leads to tippling, wmen cannot
l'crnaps u a jusi as wen not
to smoke, girls,
It's on unnecessary habit, at
Now is the Awakening
of the Springtime
Thero is something delightful in tho way In
which the green growing things that havo
been asleep all winter know just when to wake
up and come forth in all their royal splendor
in our parks and reservations.
It is a royal procession! First, the crocuses
lift thoir heads of white, crimson, and gold
and greet us. It is doubtful if there is a finer
show nnywhero than the flowers nnd shrubs
and flowering trees mako hero. Tho Capitol
building is fairly surrounded by n field of
beauty. There Is a succession of flowering
shrubs in thoso lino grounds on the hill which
keep up a roign of bloom from February to
December. Over a month ago the low stor
oged jessamine took advantago of tho first
wnrmth to open their eyes and state about,
oven through the snow. Then in sheltered
places crocuses smilod before tho grass was
fairly green, as it is now, and hjacinths and
tulips camo or aro coming.
Tho splendid flamo of tho garden japonicas
redden hundreds of bushes by tho wa side, tho
jellownods and bobs its greeting from over
tho way. Tho wax-plants aro full of delicate,
fair -liko, pink-tipped white blossoms, that
glorify tho bhshes that wear them; and tho
purple and white lilacs aro swelling and will
bo with us in another week. And tho snow
balls and taunv-rcd barbary bush will como
soon after, with sjringia and tho red-bud
tree marching next in tho procession. In
deed, it will seem to be a race, as thedajs
grow warmer, between tho flowers to see who
shall get hero first. They will surely tread
upon each other s heels
In tho palm-houso gardens southwest of tho
Capitol tho sin. ill magnolias aro already Ail
ing tho air with their ricli perfume as the
creamv or purple buds onen. and tho douMo
flowering fuchias aro blushing liko a maiden
ov cr her nrst kiss. Down by the Smithsonian
Institution are two of tho stateliest and most
beautiful double-llowcred apple trees, and
tho gorgeous purple-blossomed preen trees
are not far away. In Jackson Park tho large
magnolia is getting ready to expand her
winirs of beautv. and beds of hlnomine flow
ers delight tho ee. In franklin Park the
flowers nnrronnd"thn fnnntnln in tho center.
a pink, white, and golden rim. whilo tho'jokoand embroidery for 33 cents which aro
maplo trees some of the finest specimens-
put lortn tneir green wing-like blossoms.
Tor loveliness no city can como up any
where near Washington, with its ample Capi
tol grounds, public gardens, resTvntions, and
public squares, each of which is decorated
or soon will be v ith tbo choicest blossoms of
many lands. Tho well-kept grass of tho
Capitol grounds, tho coping wall, with
English ivy. and tho stone ventilating
towers on tho west sido of the grounds, aro all
ideally beautiful. Tho "grotto" is something
of n "make believe." but there is not a child
in Washington would exchange it for oven a
stalactite room from Luray Cave.
It will soon bo timo for tho Marino Band
out-of-door concerts on theso grounds on
Wednesdnjs of every week, and then tho joy
of tho inhabitants of Capitol hill will be com
plete, for everv man, woman, and child on
the hill is glad" when Spring comes and re
news the jouth of their favorite re-ort around
Thcv Abuse the c.
Tacitus- Mo;t women are better out of their
houses than in them.
Victor Hugo- Men aro women's playthings;
women are the devil's.
Balzac: Women gelling over their follies
aro getting over their love.
La Rochefoucauld Yirtuo in women is per
haps a question of tcmicramcnt.
Bourget. Tho only person who can cure ono
of a woman is that woman herself.
Russian Proverb. Alwajs beat jour wife
before breakfast; also before supper.
Balzac: Among joung girls every man,
scoundrel though Lo be, is still a lover.
A. do Mu'set: A woman forgives every
thing but the f at that jou do not covet her.
As to Lacing Corsets.
If a corset is laced every time it is put on it
will give the be-t satisfaction. Tho corset
must ndapt itself to tho waist for fit and form.
Tho houo dresses are alwajs looser than any
other, nnd corresponding ease in the corset is
conducive to comfort and appearance. When
the trim street suit or the smart evening dress
is put on it is tno work of a moment to draw
tho laces tight at tho lelt and looe top and
bottom for a small waist, full hips and fulhr
bust and tie them in front, with tho knot
under the skirt hook. This is tho way tho
Trench demoi-elies get their exquisite figures.
Gladstone's daughter, Mrs. Drew, tells us
that tho veteran retired statesman is orderly
in his habits and believes in doing only ono
thing nt a time. There i3 nothing peculiar or
elaborate. Mrs. Drew observes, in Mr. Glad
stone's method of working. Interruption is
almost fatal to him, but his power of concen
tration is so great that conversation, so long
as It is consecutive, may buzz around him
without disturbing him. He is unable to di
vide tho machinery of his mind, as so many
can do. working several smaller parts nt onco;
ho concentrates tho wholo upon one thing.
cal flow's Hirthdnv.
Tho children of tho various juvenile or
ganizations of tho city will celebrate tho
birthday of Xeal Dow on next Saturday after
noon, tho 21th instant, at 2 o'clock, la Wes
lev Chape, by a mass-meeting, under the
management of Mrs. Alfred Yiood, superin
tendent of tho W. C. T. U. of this District.
Tho organizations to take part aro tho Band
of Hope, Junior Rechabitcs, Junior Templars,
Lojal Legion, and Moody's Bov Choir. There
will bo n brass band in attendance.
If jou take The Times and want to help
it, speak to the adv crtiscr about the paper
when von purchase.
As to Dressing Quicklv.
A woman of tho world, savs tho Tribune,
almost invariably can effect tho most rapid
changes of toilet, for it is a part of her creed
to dress quickly and appropriately for nny
function. The rustic beauty may require an
hour or so in which to dress for a ball, may
linger ov er her Sunday dressing until she is
lato for church, and may keep the other mem
bers of the family waiting whenever she is to
appear in public, mil idy. on the contrary,
sereno in the consciousness of lcing perfectly
attired for every occasion, considers flfteen
minutes to be nn amplo allowance for
take possession of his goodly acres, the rich
estate ot which ho was solo heir and which
his foot had not trodden sinco a boy. He bad
been a. trav cler in foreign lands for jears.
Occasionally they had heard of him at somo
distant point, and now suddenly and unex
pectedly ho appeared in their midst, como to
claim his own. In thoso early days he and
Mabel had been inseparable. Then thero had
been a childish quarrel, and they had
separated now to meet ajain alter all this
Iapso of v cars, sho a woman ot 20 and -f, ho
a man of 20. Would ho find her changed,
sho wondered, as in the afternoon sho
wandered down to tho drawing room to wait
her guest's arrivak Busy with her thoughts,
she scarcely raised her eyes until she had
crossed the room, whore sho might watch the
carriage-drive and so prepare herself for his
coming, and then for tho first timo sho saw
her foresight was in vain. Mr. Bonsart stood
before her. A faint start was all tho outward
sign sho gavo before sho gracefully extended
her hand and bade him welcome.
"I am afraid I startled jou; but I was very
unfashionably early, and so told the servant
not to tell you of my presence. I have been
wondering. Miss Sewell. during theso few
moments, if I should And you changed; but
onlj as tho bua develops into tho flowef do I
seo a difference. I knew there was great
promise. I scarcely hoped to seo such per
fect fulfillment. Come, tell me something of
my old home. I shall expect to hear all its
gossip from jou."
'There is nono to give you. We are stag
nating absolutely, and depend upon you to
give us fresh enthusiasm.
"I am afraid I shall hnvo to run away
again if so onerous a t.T3k devolves upon me.
month, and we shall doubtless have our i
tho most claborato toilet, nnd, It needs be,
can be literally "roady in flvo minutes." It
is really a mark of good form, did the tardy
ones but know it, and indicates a familiarity
with the usages of the world to bo nble to
dress with rapidity and nt tho samo timo well.
Young people should bo taught that it is not
only sefilsh, but bad form to keep people
waiting, for it is unhappily truo that wo are
-so constituted that it would trouble us moro
to commit any social solecism than to feel our
conscience accuse us of any want of considera
tion to others. Somo people seem to have
a constitutional Inability to be ready on time,
nnd they go through life causing more dis
comfort and exciting more irritability than a
a little. Thoy aro placidly selfish and agL'ra
vatingly self-satisfled whilo their victims fret
and fume and lose their tempers, exciting in
the cause of it all, only n sort of surprised
pity that they should "show so littlo self
Something More About
What shall we wear, and wherowllhall
shall wo be clothod? That is tho question
every woman is asking herself, for theso early
spring days make ono think ot now clothes to
match tho flno weather.
On looking around and over tho shopper's
field wo get a pretty good idea of what Is to
bo worn. When the coat is laidasido one
must have a capo or jacket to bo in tho swim
betwoen seasons, and thoso of black cloth or
watered silk and laco capes will bo much
worn. I saw a black cloth capo tho other day
with a yoko effort and moire ribbon-trimmed
ruffle. It was stj lish and new and a special
sale at $5. I should not havo been surprised
if tho price had been $9, it was so fetching.
That was at Terry's.
Shirt waists will bo just as fashion
able as oer this season. Their grejit
convenience and general becomingness com
men dtbem to all. Thev aro mado of percale
and ehambray, wash silk or surah, and can
be had from 8'J cents to $1.85 for the first, nnd
from $2.50 up for tho silk ones. Tho wash
silks aro a real boon. They pay for tho addi
tion cost of tho material in tho extra comfort
and wear one gets out of them. Y Ith a new
silk waist and a good winter skirt gown thero
is no srecial need ot a spring suit for Easter,
especially if ono has capo or jacket to throw
over one's shoulders when on thu street.
Children's reefers in red or blue broadcloth
can bo had for $1.50 to S5, and I can hardly
conceive why n busy woman need spend much
timo in making little girls' dresses whpn such
pretty pink and blue checked ginghams can
be had for 23 cents lresses suitable for chil-
I dren from one to three years of age; and
I there are also littlo clngbnm dresses with
nice enough for n child of four to weir
either at n picnic or to church. Then thero
aro others still a little nicer fortl. Meo
houso wrappers In all the newstjles, ruffles
on the shoulders and pleated or tight bucks,
in old hues and dark colors, are just tho
thing for housekeepers, and cheaper tnnu one
can bo made at home. Ihesaean be had in
all tho stores for from 93 cents to 61.18, while
new Spring wrappers of dimity lawn, which
is a dainty goods, in which almost any woman
would look well nnd take solid comfort on a
hot day, are in all st j les from i2.75 up to S5.
Tor deueate women nothing could be nicer
than some of the pretty chalho wrappers,
ranging in prico from S.2.50 to 3. All of
theso bargains can bo found nt Perry s.
When a new dress is once seleeted, tho next
thing is: What shall it bo trimmed with? Ono
can tako a wide cnoice of garniture this year,
and for black, bands of white late insertion
will bo used a great deal, with a laco bertha, a
fall over tho sleeves of tho laco kno,vn ns
oriental point do Venice, which Is so effective
and not so very expensive. It can bo had at
45 cents, 50 cents, or up to $1.50, according to
I saw ono of the most convenient little
things, which, it patented, must havo made a
pile of money for the inventor They were
crush collarsot mo'ro silk, well lined, and all
readj to baste on to any dress. Crush colors
aro nlwavs getting out of order, and this Is
just tho thing. 'Ihey aro onlj 50 cents, and it
would cost much more to mako a now ono for
Somo ladies never wear any color but black
in hosiery. I think it always paj-s to buj
good hosier. The black cotton, lisle thre.nl,
or silk can be had from 23 cents to $1.50, ac
cording to fineness. But for thosa who aro
not set against colored stockings thero nro
good solid colors ot dark brown, three pairs
for a quarter, at rierce's. which must bo a
job lot, for they are such a bargain for tho
Now is tho season for mark-downs in kid
gloves. All tho stores havo glove boxes, and
ono must bo a poor shopper Indeed not to
strike a bargain somovv here. Undressed kids
nro "eut" the most, because "glovo kids"
liav o tho right of waj for the time being, and
unless you wear elbow sleeves short-wnsted
gloves of not over four buttons are the length
to wear. Dark shades of red and brown nre
jut as fashionable as ever, nnd nothing ever
looks more genteel th m graj or heliotrope.
The' are almost as good shades to have as
black, since their quiet tones harmonize with
so mnnj uiuerent eoioren gowns.
Real bargains in cloves can be picked up
anywhere from 48 cents to 93 cents. Peoplo
not in search of bargains can buy as they
choose, and do not need directing. We nro
not writing for them.
Collarets of crepe lisse and lace, with big
liows and low ends, are among tho novelties.
In the stores thej' will rangu in price from
$&E0 up to $10, but there aro lots of Ingenious
women who will buy a eouplo of yards of
crepe for $1 and ouoof laco for 73 cents, and
make as fetching n pieeo ot neckwear as ean
bo had for tho above price.
Women are buying spring dre-s goods,
and some of tho shopkeepers sa they
seldom have had so early a season for spring
irado or ono much better. People who havo
Axed salaries aro spending their mone , not
lavishly but prudently, and never to better
advantage than now, when dress goods and
household stuffs of all sorts aro so cheap.
A great many ladies aro bujing material for
two wash silk gowns, and why not? when
they are but littlo more opensivo than nicer
qualities of ginghams and good enough to bo
worn an where. Trices of wash silks range
from 35 to 75 cents and $1 per yard. Twelve
or fourteen yards will make a medium-sized
woman n pretty gown, which must bo cither a
doublo skirted ono or a laco trimmed. Then
there are lov ely figured challlcs for cool cv en
ings, white or solid grounds of delicate tint,
and dclicato sprays of real flowers, such as
rosebuds or v lolets scattered ov er them.
Dark blue flannel will still bo seleeted for
traveling gowns, with jackets and shirt
waists. It is really as cheap to bu that kind
of a suit readj-mnde and much more satisfac
tory. Reseda green is still a favorite tint, and
there nro the shades, liko old rose, renowing
their outh nnd coming in ngain. A cute
littlo woman with an ounce ot "gumption"
cannot fall to get up a nice spring suite, for
almost nothin, cspeciall ifsho makes it her
self. And thero are more women making
English gowns tor themselves this season
than ou might thiuk by merely looking at
tho gowns. The nice littlo woman alwajs is
adaptable, and when Tom gets in a tight
place ho just set3 her mind to contriving how
sne can Keep inings going just apparentlv
os well as usual on half tho outlay. She
hands full during that timo, at least. Y'our
old friend. Mrs. Leonard, is to chaperon tho
party, with her daughters, two or threo more
voung Indies, aud half a dozen men. I shall
count upon j ou as mj old ally in tho art of
And so in pleasant chat and manj recol
lections of that bj gone timo tho dinner and
ov cning passed rapidlj- awaj .
During tho month that followed thoso olden
times seemed to have come again. Every dav.
on somo pretext, Thil found his way to Mr.
Sow ell's now to ask Mabol to ride, to consult
hor in regard to somo ot tho preparations for
his guests and a grand ball he was to give in
their honor, and Anally to seek and obtain
Mr. Sewcll's consent to bo his guest and heln
him greet his friends. Tho gossips began to
revive hope in their breasts, and to tuinkMiss
Sewell had done wisely nfter all. Certainly
sho never looked more beautiful or seemed
moro perfectly content than when sho took
possession ot tho prettj" suito ot rooms Mr.
Bonsart had assigned her. It was lato in tho
afternoon. Many guests had already arrived,
the house was full of cheerful bustlo, merry
voices echoed through tho grand old bolls, as
Mabel left her rooms to join her friends below.
YVould she find Thihp Bonsart waiting for
her? Yes, he was there, at tho foot of the
stairway; but as she reached tho bend sho
saw him turn away, go hastily forward with
outstretched hands and a radiant smile to
meet a newcomer, a joung girl in whom even
tho eyes upon the stairs could find no flaw,
whose beauty was undeniable. Tho little
hand ho held in his long nfter its first greet
ing or his warm, eager welcome.
"I was so impatient; I feared vou were net
"Aunt always is delayed, you know; but I
did not mean to be disappointed. Who are
docsn'tstsnthim or tho children cither, but
flnds out what she can do best, and does it.
When sho flnds sho can buy ready made
things without superfluous frills as cheap or
cheaper than sho can with, sho makes up her
mind to buy all tbo ready, made things she
can for herself and tho children.
There aro tho underclothes which her
mother always made, but which sho buys.
She flnds little nightdresses for tho children
from 40 to 50 cents npieco, quite good enough;
drawers from 15 to 25 cents per pair, and
skirts from SO to 50 cents in muslin. Theso
all have tucks and Hamburg edgings, and
thoy save her untold hours of timo. She flnds
corset covers for herself at 20 and 35 cents
apioco, and govv ns for common wear from 75
cents to $1. Sho nover will mako another
summer wrapper when sho can buy them
in linen lawn from $2.50 to $3.50. Managing
in this way, sho can And time to mako
her own dresses and to read a littlo besides
FIGHTING THE SALOON.
Mrs. .McCIellnn Drown nnd Airs. Alary .
Griffith Address the YV. C. T. V.
Two addresses upon tho subject of temper
ance were mado esterday afternoon before
an audienco of ladles of the Women's Chris
tian Temperance Union at tho headquarters
of tho association. Mrs. M. McClellan Brown,
the vigorous prohibition worker of Ohio, nnd
Mrs. Mary E. Griffith, tho presldont ot the
local union, were tho spoakers.
Mrs. Brown said that tho flow ot the tide of
temperance in Washington is very strong nt
present. Tho public heart i3 mellow, public
conviction is with tho prohibition workers,
and tho sentiment of tho peoplo and the
church is witli them. Tho practicnl question
of to-day is, shall we work until tho liquor
saloon isclosodr There should bo n committco
appointed for every denomination, and it
should urge upon the church the necessity of
immediate action. "Tho press will help us,"
sho said, with something of emphasis, "an
nounce our meetings nnd report them, and
this Infhienco will swell tho army of crusaders
against rum. Tho people of Washington are
ready, and as soon as a practical movement
is inaugurated thoy will como to tho rescue
with tho nocessary monoy, nnd will present
their demands to Congress to havo tho snlo of
liquor prohibited in tho District of Columbia."
In bringing tho meeting to a close Mrs.
Griffith strongly expressed her sentiments
against rum selling, and said that she has a
number of letters from persons in tho toils of
this demon, telling of the miserable lives they
are living. She had only yesterday received
a letter from a stranger, disclosing the inl-qultj-that
is now being committed by tho sale
of liquors in the Soldiers' Home. Mrs. Grif
fith said that two of tho members of the union
had called on Commissioner Trucsdell in re
gard to granting licenses for tho salo of
liquors, aud they found him n staunch friend
to their cause. The union has extended it3
influence to the ehurch, and tho pastors will
frequently deliver sermons on tho subject of
A meeting of tho (Jhapln auxiliary will bo
held on next Wednesday at tho headquarters,
when one of tho local ministers will speak.
HUGH ANNANDALE'S CASE.
Treasury Official's Ilclicvc that He Is
Hthcra I raud or Crazy.
Tho Secretary of tho Treasury has received
from Secretary Giislnvn a communication
from Consul Neal nt Liverpool, England,
giving tho story of tho deportation of Hugh
Annandale as told by himself. Annandalo
stntesthat ho was born in Canada, is a citi
zen of tho United States, and that he was de
ported against his will. Superintendent
btump states in his reply that Annandale's
story was wholly inconsistent with hi state
ment made to the authorities at Baltimore, by
means of which ho procured transportation
Tho bureau has on flic two or moro auto
graph notes and letters from Annandale, in
ono of which ho asks for assistance to "return
to England." Tho recorJs of tho Philadel
phia almshouse hospital show that during
tho latter part of 18'.J both Annandalo and
Arnitt were there for treatment, tho former
for "alcoholism, delusional insanity, and
mania," and the latter for "stupor occasioned
by rum." It is tho opinion of the immigra
tion ofllcials that Annandalo is cither a fraud
or insane, or both.
.Mrs. Haines' .Millinery Opening.
Mrs. Haines' millinery opening in East
YVnshington yesterday was a great success.
Tho dressiest of hats there is tho close-fitting
coiiote in somo of its nattj- modlflcations. It
is no longer high trimmed or covered with
flowers until it looks liko an astonished
flovver garden, but it is neat, of flno straw or
jet, either on tho crown or brim, with bows of
velvet or ribbon and flowers and jet for
ornaments. On pattern hat was composed
of a cream and gilt lace crown, with a violet
velvet band and strings and jet "piegnots"
on tho front, above a littlo wreath of purple
and gold violets. Trice, S3. Mrs. Haines
has all sorts of flowers, crownlcss jet bands,
nnd all stjles of ribbons for trimmings. A
trimmed hat, simple and plain for a child,
e.an bo had for ns low ns $1, and hats will be
trimmed in the storo anywhere from 23 to 73
Two Indian Agreements.
The Secretary of the Interior yesterday sent
to Congress for npproval two agreements
made with Indian tribes. Ono was with tho
Yuma Indians, in California, by whoso terms
the Y'umas will take allotments in severaltv.
The other is with the Y'nkimas, in YVnshing
ton, for the cession of lands known as tho
YYenatshapan risherr. It is agreed to pay
20,000 for these lands.
His Option ot Accepted.
Chairman Hatch, of tho Houso Committee
on Agriculture, had hoped to havo tho consid
eration of tho nnti-option bill completed by
tho committee to-day. Man of the mem
bers, however, were anxious to witness tho
test of tho 13-inch guc nt Indian Head, so tho
committee adjourned from yesterday until
Thursday. But a few sections, two of which
relato to the internal rovenuo stamps to bo af
fixed to contracts, remain uncompleted.
1.x -Senator Dawes Around Again.
Ex-Senator Dawes has recovered and will
soon join his colleagues on tho Indian Com
mission, of which ho is chairman. Ho called
on Commissioner of Indian Affairs Browning
j estcrdaj- afternoon and announced bis inten
tion of leaving for Indian Territory within a
few da s.
To Prevent Pension Frauds.
Tho House Committee on Invalid Tensions
is devoting somo attention to a bill which
makes it unlawful for any person to willfully
communicate or causo to bo communicated to
United States officials performing duties con
nected with pensions any false stntement.with
intent to thereby defeat or suspend tho gr mt
ing or pnjment of pensions to nny pensioner
or applicant therefor.
here, rhilip?" a sweet musical voico replied,
then tho stately figure on tho stairs rustled
down, recognized their presenco with a cold,
contracted bow, and swept past them into tho
"Sho calls him Thilipl' Doubtless it is all
arranged. How well matched they will be!
And I well I hnvo kept my secret too many
ears to let it escape mo now."
But a look of pain crept into tho beautitnl
eyes, a chango in her manner, n coldness, a
dignity which becamo Miss Sewell well, who
was unhke tho Mabel who had met and wel
comed tho traveler on his return. Later in
tho evening ho brought her, leaning on his
arm, to bo presented. "Miss Laurence Miss
Sewell." Lillio Laurenco looked surprised at
the cold, icy way in which tho other acknowl
edged the introduction, but something in tho
beautiful face attracted her, and sho deter
mined they should bo friends.
The day of the ball drew nigh. There were
to bo tableaux, followed by dancing and tho
performers were busy stud ing dress nnd
attitude. Volumes of old engravings wero
dragged down from their shelves, studied
and re-studied; chests, unmolested for ears,
ransacked to tho bottom and brocades and
velvets dragged therefrom for the important
event. Miss Sewell was constantly in de
mand, so that sho ever had an excuse when
her host would havo detained her by his side,
and ho wondered what the strange barrier
could mean between them.
Not so could sho escapo the little white
robed flenro which crept, night nftor night,
to her door, which would nestle before tho
flro at her feet and claim admission to her
heart, whether she would have it so or not.
A singular fascination drew her to this
girl, who hnd robbed life of its sweetness,
whom her coldness could not repel or anger.
HANGING IN THE BALANCE.
Tho President Has Not Yet Decided tbo
I'ato of Bland's 1)111.
Tho President is carefully listening to tho
arguments, political and otherwise, addressed
to him respecting the seigniorage bilk Tho
best information obtninablo is that ho has not
jet mado up his mind what action to tako, so
that no ono can state what ho will or will not
do. Messrs. Tracey, Dunphy, and other anti
silver Congressmen say they beRovo tho bill
will bo vetoed.
On the other hand, tho Democratic Senators
who voted for the bill are geneially hopeful
that the President will sign it. The messago
which tho President sent to tho New York del
egation of tho Chamber of Commerco,ad vising
them not to como to Washington, they think
Indicates that ha has decided to approve tho
bill, and docs not consider it nocessary to
consume timo in arguing tho point, a view
quite different from that of tho Now Yorkers
themselves. Tho President has until the 30th
instant to decide what he shaM do with tho
A Senator who stands very close to tho ad
ministration told The T:hes that bo had just
bad a conversation with a Cabinet officer on
tho fate of tho seigniorage bill, and that he
was quite sure that the Trcsident had not jet
mt.de up his mind whether or not to approve
Robert Simpson, ox-oostmasterof Wheeling,
W. Va., is at tho National.
Mr. D. YV. Fleming, of this city, past grand
of Central Lodge, No. I, I. O. O. T., leaves
this morning for Wilmington. Del., whore ho
w ill attend the anniversary of Oddfcllowship
in that citj-.
Deputy Commissioner Dominic I. Murphy,
of tho Tension Bureau, has returned to the
city and resumed his official duties. Ho has
been spending n short timo on a trip in the
Mr. Mnhlon N. Haines, a student nt the
Mar land Agricultural College, is homo to
spend Easter with his mother and sisters on
A delegation of Wheeling, YV. Vn., gentle
men are stopping at tho St. James. They
camo hero to havo the Wilson tariff schedule
altered somewhat in relation to tobacco and
cigars. Tho party includes Henry Season
and Hugo Loos, manufacturers; Roman Do
bler and W. H. Riloy, members of Garfleld
Cigar-makers Union," and Peter Farrell, who
represented tho Ohio Vnlley Trades and
Labor Assemblies ot YYest Virginia.
A Tcvv Things to Avoid.
Nover fail to keep an nnpointment.
Never delay in answering letters or return
Never tell long stories of which you your
self aro the hero.
Never inconvenience peoplo by coming in
late at church, theater, lecture or concert.
Never stop peoplo who are hurrying along
tne street ana detain them lor ten or twenty
Never call upon peoplo just at bed time, or
during dinner, or before they are down stairs
in tho morning.
Nev er, when you see two peoplo engagod in
earnest talk, step in and enter upon a miscel
laneous eonv ersation.
Never speak disrespectfully ot your parents
nor of your sisters. People may laugh at
Our wit, but they wilt despise you for it.
Never begin to talk about "this, that, and
everything" to one who is trying to read the
morning paper, or a book or an thing else.
Nover talk when others aro singing or
doing anything el3e for jour amusement, nnd
never, tbo instant they hnv e finished, begin
to talk upon a different topic.
Hiring Clothes for n Time.
Well-dressed men nnd women go about in
other people's clothes hired suits, to bo worn
for a day or an evening. In London thero
aro thriving establishments .with a large
patronage from ounger sons of lords, impe
cunious ladies nnd socially nmbitiou3 ones,
who are not ablo to pay for a wardrobe of
their own. and therefore, fn order to present
a good appearance at certain functions, must
hire the correct paraphernalia or stay at
home. For flvo shillings a very smart after
noon rig mav be obtained, whilo a guinea will
secure u "presentation" frock. It is a pa ing
business all around, but not ono which appeals
to those of really reflued instincts, no matter
now macn tne oesire to keep up appearances
may dominate them.
A Deer Among the Cattle.
Whilo a big herd of cattle, being driven
from tho ranch to tho market, was pas-ing
through tho Snohomish valley, YY'oshington,
nn immense deer, tho largest ever seen in
those parts, bounded out ot tho woods and
joined the drove. Partly because of the diffi
cult of cutting out tho animal from the mid
dle of tho herd, whero it quickly worked its
way, and portlv through curiosity as to what
it would do, the cowboys did not molest it.
Tho deer remained quletlv walking with tho
herd for eight hours, and Anally entered into
n eorrat with the cattlo at Snohomish, whero
it was captured.
Nav nl nnd Military Orders.
Lieut. N. R. Usher, detached from the Dol
phin and ordered to Dubuque, Iowa, to in
spect torpedo boat No. 2, now nearing com
pletion there, with a view to commanding that
craft hereafter. Capt. II. L. Johnson will
assume command of tho receiving ship Frank
lin at Norfolk April 17. Lieut. Commander
A. B. Lilley, detached from the navyard and
and ordered to hold himself in readiness for
lighthouse duty. First Lieut. C. B. Hardin,
eighteenth infantry, has been detailed to dutj
as instructor in military scienco and tactics
at Doane College, Crete, Neb.
Prof. Sheldon's Easter Soiree.
Trot. Sheldon will givo nn Easter soiree on
Monday evening. March 2G. Tho exercises
will commence with a practical illustration
of his delsarto system, which will bo followed
by numerous fancy dances by his pupils.
Relief of .Mrs. Augusta.
By vote of tho Senate yesterday Mrs. Mary
O. Augusta was granted quit claim and re
lease of land in tho District escheatod or sup
posed to have escheated to the government,
which had been devised to her by Alexander
Indians loaned. to Pawnee Bill.
Secretary Smith approved the application
of "Pawnee Bill" for a loan of thirty-flvo
Sioux Indians, to bo exhibited at the Ant,
Large bugar Bounties.
Tho sugar bounties paid esterday and the
day before by tho Treasury Department ag
gregate $533,1G2, all of which went to Louisi
ana. "i'ou must lovo me, Miss Sewell, whether
you want to or not. In the Ilrst place, I
learned to lovo ou long ago, through rhilip.
Besides. I have a little secret I want to tell
you. I am engaged, nnd, oh, I am so
A hand of ico clutched tho listener's heart
at this conflrmation strong, but sho answered
"Perhaps it is not such a secret as you sup
pose." "Indeed it is; unless Philip and ho prom
isedno, it could not be he."
"He has not betrayed it, I assure you. But
como; it onwant nny roses left for to-morrow
ou must bid mo good mgnt."
Yet when her gust had left her she stirred
not, moved not.ointil tho dawn was begin
ning to break nnd tho flru had died down and
out. Then sho crept, shivering, into bed,
worn nnd wnn.
At length tho long-expected evening came.
Tho guests wero assembled, the tableaux
fairly under way. In v nin they had pleaded
with Mabel to take some part, bhe would
assist them in any way but tbut, and as. ono
by ono, tho beautiful living pictures drew
enthusiastic applause their perfect success
was mostly owing to her tasto nnd skill. In
ono of them, the lust upon the list. Philip ap
peared alone with Lillie in that touching
picture of "The Huguenots." Brave, reso
lute, and unspeakably handsome he looked
as ho held her to him, while sho tied around
his arm tho white signal which should pro
tect him. The picture was perfect, and ono
pair ot eyes watched it from behind the scones
with a jealous intentness which saw it all,
and iv look almost of hato crept over her beau
tiful face as she watched them.
Slowly tho curtain was descending when
FACTS ON THE SUGAR TRUST
C. P. Homcstan Gives Some Interest
ing Inside Information.
ANNUAL rUBLIC TRIBUTE PAIB
It Is Greater than the Interest on the Na
tional rcM Their Arbitrary Methods
Enormous Fronts Accrued to tho Trust
Mr. Havemeyer as a Lobbyist.
Tho sugar trust, writes C. P. Homestan to
The Times, has evaded every species ot direct
nnd indirect legislation that has been leveled
against it, and during its existenco it has been
moro autocratic and independent and held
moro direct sway over the peoplo of tho United
States than nny half dozen sessions of Con
gress put together. Now that thero is another
change impending in the sugar schedule of
tho tariff, we And tho trust even more aggres
sive and domineering than ever. That their
coso i3 considered nn urgent ono is evident
from tho fact that it has drawn Mr. Theodore
Hnvcmeer to YVashlngton, and Mr. Theodora
Havemeyer has never before been known to
havo taken any personal active part in sugar
It seems hardly possiblo that anything new
can be written about the sugar trust, its deal
ings, or its methods, but I believe that a care
ful perusal of what follows will well repay
every reader, and will supply him with infor
mation that ho ought to know but which be
does not know. Tho sugar news heretofore
published has emanated mostly from the trust
itself, tho ofllcials giving out just what was to
their interest and leaving tho public to gues3
at the rest. There are many Senators at Y ash
ington who are now delving deeper Into tho
sugar barrel with a view to learning just what
is at tho bottom of it, and it is this sudden de
sire for knowledge on the part of our law
makers and tho fact that they are reaching
nearly to the bottom of the sugar barrel which
induced Mr. Theodore Havemeyer to break
his customary conservativcnes3 and assume
the part of an active lobbyist in person
The total annual supply ot sugar in tho
United States is approximately 1,700,000 tons,
of which the southern cano crop is 200,000
tons, tho beet sugar crop about 20,000 tons,
nnd tho Hawaiian crop 130,000 tons. This
leaves 1,350.000 tons imported at Boston, New
Y'ork, and Philadelphia, but tbo entire quan
tity of 1,700,000 tons is manipulated and sold
by tho sugar trust in New York. A compar
ison of tho prices for raw and reHned sugar
as ruling from Jnnuary to September, 1S93,
showed that thero was an averago difference
during tho nine months of 1.42S cents per
pound between tho value of tho raw product
as imported and of tho reflned article as sold
by tho trust.
The cost of refining does not exceed half a
cent per pound, though tho trust always has
claimed it to be five-eighths of a cent. The
various discounts allowed to the trade, all of
which have to be paid by tho consumer, re
duce the difference in price between raw and
reflned sugar to 1.143 cents per pound, and
deducting half a cent for refining there was n
net profit of .648 of a cent on every pound of
sugar sold between January and September,
As has been stated, the total quantity of
sugar handled by tho trust is 1,700,000 tons
annuallv, and a profit of .643 of a cent upon
each and every one of these 3,400,000,000
pounds gives a total gross profit to the trust
of 22.03.',000 annually. This would seem to
be enough for a concern with property of an
actual cash value of but $20,000,000, a profit
of 100 per cent, annually. But the watered
capitalization is $83,000,000, which makes the
trust's profit over 23 per cent, upon the actual
property ot its very liberal dilation of water.
But even this Is not alL The price ot sugar
in San Francisco is not regulated by tho
eastern price. Tho raw sugar is there bought
from tho Hawaiian plnnteis below tno market
price in New York by n quarter of a cent nnd
is sold to tne consumers at a cent a pound
higher than tho New Y'ork price on an aver
age. This makes n little matter of $6,500,000
extra profit on the western trade, bringing
the gross profltsof tho concern up to $23,532,
000, or a total of 30 per cent, per annum on
tho capital stock, water thrown in.
So much for the buying and selling of sugar
by the trust, which is not even content to stop
at this. It meddles, interferes with and checks
the sugar producing industry of the United
States, Congress endeavored to stimulate
tho growth ot our own sugar supply, but tho
trust prevents it. Congress saw the import
ance of our being independent of the re-t of
tho world for thi3 necessary staple article of
food, for w hich the American people pay out
more money annually than they do for wheat,
and Congress gavo a bounty ot two cents per
pound upon all raw sugar made in this coun
try. Tho building of best sugar factories, it was
thought, would enhance the value of farm
lands,provide a good paying crop for the farm
ers, and promoto a new and large manufac
turing industry. It was thought that beet
sugar factories studded throughout tho coun
try in different states would supply their
local markets with sugar, and that the people
could seo the sugar mado at their doors, so to
speak, and buy it there.
Tho sugar trust thought this too. The
trust did more thinking. Local beet sugar
factories supplying towns and cities in the
different states would interfere With the busi
ness ot tho trust; therefore , they must be
cheeked unless under the control of the
trust. In these days of improved methods
tho beet sugar factories are ablo to make a
sugar very closely resembling granulated,
and which sells as granulated in the ordinary
market. This is what the trust objects to.
The factories In Utah and Nebraska are able
to do this and are permitted to do it, but
when the largo factory was built at Chino, in
California, tho trust stepped in and said:
"Wo will buy our raw sugar."
It was no uso protesting. Tho trust in
sisted, and the Chino beet factory is allowed
to make only raw sugar and is compelled to
ship it to the trust'sreflncryat San Francisco.
Tho freight on tho raw sugar thus shipped
has to bo paid by the factory, and its profits
nro further diminished through not being ablo
to sell its product in tho shape ot granulated
sugar. Tho best sugar industry is checked,
but tho trust is protected.
Senators havo been investigating all of
these facts, and are better acquainted to-day
with tho workings ofj the sugar trust than
they have ever been. Tho opinion is growing
that thero is but one way to promoto the cul
tivation nnd manufacture of tho domestic
sugar industry, and that ono way is to kill
tho trust, which has hitherto defied all the
laws of tho country. Ihis can only bo dono
by placing a duty on raw sugar in tho inter
ests of tho domestic producer and by placing
precisely tho same amount of duty on reflned
her eyes caught what nono other had seen,
a spark ot red, which any motion might fan
into flames, and which showed with a lurid
glare on Lillie Laurence's closely clinging
dress. Fascinated, sho watched it deepen and
glow. As in a vision eho saw tho beautiful
laco distorted and ruined. YY ho would care
for It then? Y a3 sho mad? Could sho har
bor for one moment such a thought? And n
wild shriek escaped her lips, and was echoed
by Lillie as tho flames rush out and she found
herself envelopod in them. Y'ct before sho
had timo actually to realize tho danger or tho
awe-struck people to mako a move toward
herrescuo she folt nerself clasped to Miss
Sowell's breast; another moment, and with
her qwn dress was she beating thorn down,
with ter own hands lighting their progress.
It was a short struggle, but it cost tho victor
dear. Not a burn was on Lillio's Laurence's
fair, white skin, but Miss Sewell rose, white,
"You nro hurt. Mabel!" an anxious voico
said. "My darling, how brave, how noble
YVas it Philip who spoko thus? Sho would
not yiel J to this weakness. Sho would cross
the room, and gain tho hall. She made two
or three steps, feebly but resolutely, vaguely
wondering what had made her flesh so heavy
or gave her this anguished pain in her hand,
then she seemed to step suddenly down into
"I am dying," sho thought. "What will ho
think?" and it seemed to her she called aloud
with her last breath. "Philip! Oh, Philip"
In reality the word3 wero but a whisper,
but they found their way to tho ears of him
whom she called, who bent over her with a
word of anxious lovo, whoso strong arms
raised nnd carried her where she might have
air, and rest, and silence. Tho hands which
sugar, so that no protection will bo afforded
to the refiners, who must 11 at precisely the
same price as foreign refined sugar can bo
For tho enrrent fiscal year the Secretary of
the Treasury has estimated tho interest on
the national debt at $26,500,000, which would
be only forty cents per capita of tho popula
tion. For the year ended June 30, 1892, tho
per capita of interest was only thirty-four.
cents, so tnat it appears tnat tne sugar trust
makes moro profit per capita out of the
American people than they aro called upon to
contribute to pay interest on tho national
CAUSES OF INDIGESTION.
Moro the rault of Poor Cooking than tho
"It is an established fact," says an eminent
physician in the New York Ledger, "that cer
tain articles ot food composed largely of fruit
nre thought to bo extremely unwholesome.
They almost always produce indigestion, and
cases ot aggravated flatulent dyspepsia are
not uncommon among those who habitually
mako use of these dishes. To prove my
theories I bad a plum pudding mado, and in
it were put ail of tho ingredients supposed to
bo necessary to produco what an old friend of
mine calls six months of dyspepsia to th,o
square inch. It hnd the suet, or what was
even richer than this, beef marrow, in quan
tity. Thero were raisins, currants, spices
of all sorts, and the whole was
compounded with butter and all of
tho most approved abominations. . As a
rule I mjself find it impossible to eat of such
food as it is ordinarily prepared. It upsct3
my digestion for a week or so, and I, long
ago, mado up my mind that indulgence in
such things did not pay; but for experiment's
6ake I ate heartily of this pudding, which, by
tho way, had been steamed for six hours;
then making up my mind to take all the con
sequences in a scientific spirit, I gave abund
anco of timo to recover from it3 effects, for I
was scarcely prepared to believe even my own
theorv on this subject. The result of all this
was that I experienced not the slightest un
easiness in any way or form. If I had eaten
the simple-t meal imaginable I could not
have been more comfortable. Thinking that
this might be something of an accident I re
peated the experiment several times with
uniform succe-s. And my theory is this:
All sorts of fruit is dried in the open
nir and exposed to every sort of disease
germ that may be found to float about. The
fruit offers them a flrst-clos3 propagating
ground, nnd they increasaMn numbers. Y hen
we make such dishes .as plum pudding, mlnco
pie. and the like, wo frequently use theso
fruits with very little preparation, perhaps
merely rinsing them off. rubbing them
between tho hands aud the like to remove tho
larger particles that may adhero to them.
Then they are cooked in a slow oven, per
haps for a long time, but not at a very high
degreo of heat, for it is nn axiom of many
rooks that a fruit cake should never know a
very hot ov en. Tho result is that tho fermenta
tion germs nre not destroyed, nnd the moment
they come in range ot tho digestive juices ot
the stomach they start into nw life, perhaps
increaso in vitality by their incubation, and
aro In a state to go into the most activo
service at once. Then flatulent dys
pepsia makes the victim's life wretched, and
a long train of ills almost inevitably follows.
"In making our plum pudding the fruit
was put Into an earthen vessel, boding water
was poured over it, and it was allowed to
stand until the water .was cool: then fruit
was carefully sorted, every imperfect particle
removed, the raisins stoned, the currants
washed again and again, the citron scraped
and looked over, to see that no bit of objec
tionable matter adhered to it. Then, after
tho mixing, it was put into tho batter and the
steaming wo3 kept up to the very highest
possible pitch until it seemed out of the ques
tion that anything short of a salamander
could survive it. And this sort of plum pud
ding has been part of our regular diet and no
one has experienced the slightest annoyance
from eating it. It would be worth while for
intelligent housekeepers to give n little atten
tion to this matter and report results. Cer
tain it is that the care in preparation and the
high degree ot heat haverendered practically
harmless a dish which aforetime was always
partaken of with a certain amount of appre
hension." DISLIKES OUR TRUST DEEDS.
Scnntor Allen Has Another Fling nt Wash
ington Real Estate Transfers.
Senator Allen, in discussing the bill pro
viding for the regulation of the foreclosure of
trust deeds and conveyances in the District,
which wa3 taken np yesterday in the Senate
ns part ot the unfinished business, stated that
he had examined the bill in detail since its
last consideration and considered it radi
After calling attention to tho question of
the warranty involved, he declared that the
section of the bill providing that if any por
tion ot tho interest were not paid the prop
erty could bo at onco sold was outrageous.
Another mntter to which he objected was
that salo by the trustee should confer full
title without adjudgment by a court. That,
ho claimed, was not duo process of law. Ho
then offered amendments requiring publica
tion of salo once n week for eight weeks and
allowing redemption at any time within one
year by the debtor on payment of principal
Senator Faulkner expressed the hopo that
theso amendments wonld not prevail, and
stated that the wholo committeo was opposed
to them. Ho further urged that the bill was
only intended to amend the present law as to
firoceduro and not alter the whole system of
ending on real e-tate, as proposed by tha
Senator from Nebraska.
Salary for District Surv cyor.
Tho Senate yesterday passed the bill intro
duced by Mr. McMillan, of Michigan, making
tbo surveyor of tho District of Columbia a
salaried officer, with pay of $3,000 a year, in
lieu of fec3. Tho incumbent is required to
give bond in tho penalty of $20,000, and has
an assistant at a salary of $1.S00 a year and a
draftsman ntasalory of $1,400, besides aclerk,
rodmen, chainmen, &c. Tho amount ot fees
charged citizens for plats of surveys is to be
determined by tho Commissioners.
Salv age Paid by Gov ernment.
A bill for the relief ot the Fotomac Steam
boat Company, providing for payment thereto
of $5,090 for tho salvage paid by said com
pany to tho Baker Salvage Company for
services rendered to tho steamer Excelsior
when sho was sunk by tho United States
steam tug Fortune on December 4, 1S32, was
passed by tho Senato yesterday.
Examining Board Changed.
Tho personnel of tho board of examining
surgeons of tho Tension Bureau for Freder
ick, Md., has been entirely changed. Com
missioner Lochren has appointed the follow
ing to constitute the board: Drs. W. A. Long,
J. YV. Downey and YY". H. Baltzcl.
had dono their work so bravely wero tenderly
bandaged, nnd when she opened her eyes nnd
came back to tho world sho felt her" hands
nnd soul were cleansed of n thought which
had been crime. Philip still was beside her,
and at the memory of nis words a burning
flush, half pain, half joy, rose to her face.
"Mabel, aro you better?" ho whispered. "I
havo been so anxious, darling. I have longed
so, Mabel, to tell jou of my lovo, but you
seemed so cold, so changed, I dared not
hazard all, YVhat have I done to offend you?
Forgive mo for taking advantago of your
weakness, but I dare not wait until you are
strong to escape me."
Was she dreaming? If so, might she never
waken! Then sho remembered Liilio.
"i'ou are forgetting Miss Laurence's claims
upon you, 3Ir. Bonsart?"
"Claims upon mo! I know of nono, savo
that she is nn old plaj fellow and engaged to
my nearest and dearest friend, at present on
servieo abroad. I thought you knew that.
YVhat a poor fool sho hnd been! Now she
remembered Lillio had not told her tho namo
of her betrothed, but she had taken all for
"Now that wo havo disposed of Miss Lau
rence, Mabel," ho continued, "is there no
other claim you can make?"
"None but my own, Philip." And then sho
told him of all that she had suffered.
"Ah, Mabel, did you not know there was
but one Queen Rose hi all the world's garden
for me, and now that I have plucked it, how
rov ally I will guard it how proudly wear it,
all the world shall see!'r
So tho curtain fell upon n taBleau for which
thero was no audience, and in which Mi's
Sewell wa3 forced to take part after all.
Jenny Wren in Now York Ledger.
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