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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, MON DAT, JTTLTT 23. 1894.
At less than half of manufacturer's
Burs Ladles' $2 Russia Calf Oxfords. Lots
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Buys Ladies' t!50 ratent Tip Bright Don
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Buys Men's ft Russia Calf Oxfords. Sizes
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HE WARREN SHOE HOUSE,
GEO. VV. RICH.
nelodious and productive poet, Mr.
: L. Stanton, raises this lament in the
h'outh! O. Love! O. Llfel
oil back the somber curtain of our fate!
5e us once more the madness and the strife
f him who kisses his sweotheart at the Rate!
Whv did he who kissed his sweetheart at the
rgatehave madness and strife? We should
pay that he must have been pretty well
pleased with himself as ha whispered: "I
shall see you at the ice cream sociable at Cal
laway Tate's to-morrow night, dearest." Kiss
ing at the Rate has gone out in Atlanta,. witn
other ancient customs. The cows graze no
more along Atlantan streets. The cow bell
has riven place to the car bell. There is too
much gas light and electrio light for the os
culation described by Jlr. Stanton. In some
more secluded spot the salutation may be
taken. Where is nobody's business, not even
Mr. Stanton's. New York Sun.
His Opinion of Chauncey.
From the Detroit Free Tress J
One of his friends tells a good story on
Chauncey WIsner, who, when he isn't a mem
ber of the senate at Lansing, is a farmer at
Saginaw. Chauncey had returned home after
a hard week's work and met one of bis con
stituents, who was driving into town with a
load of farm produce.
"Hello, Chauncey!" said the other, pulling
"We may have some rain?"
"Judging from the general humidity and
the torpid condition of the atmosphere I
should saythatwemay noon expect an ex
cess of precipitation."
The farmer gazed into Tacancy for some
time. Then he replied:
"Cnauncey, you area fool. Get up,
Keep on Your Vest,
Froi.l the Wheeling Register.
A distinguished physician is quoted as sav
ing the prevalent habit of the men discarding
their vests in the cummer time is exceedingly
dangerous, and that it would be very much
better if they would keep on their vests and
discard their coats going up nud down town.
The vest, we are told, affords protection
against draughts and sudden chills to the por
tion of tho body hioh should be most pro
tected instead of exposed. That's all right,
but it isn't going to pcare tho average man
into going about the streets in his shirt
sleeves. Propriety and appearance count for
much more with him than he is willing
In Paris and other large towns in France
female bootblacks are increasing in number.
They wear a peouliar garb, not unlike that of
the Sisters of Mercy, which renders their ap
pearance rather neat and attractive. Their
coquetry easily betray their secular habits
and calling. Not a few among them attend
their work with gloved hands.
TVhv He Did Not Like It.
From the Detroit Free Tress
Jllson What do you think of the proposi
tion to put the Cnitei States flag on postago
Jenks Don't like it.
'Old Qlory has never been licked."
Horrors Upon Horrors.
The great apostlo of moderation, sobriety,
nd temperance, Frances E. Willard, is said
to be a confirmed tea toper. Tea drink
ing leads up to whisky drinking. The mothera
drink tea and the sons, with their inherited
appetite for a stimulant, want one a little
stronger. Aurora News.
From the Laurel Democrat.
Laurel does and can raise tho largest crowd
at a free show of any town in Maryland.
The proof of this assertion was demonstrated
Monday evening at the tight-rope perform
ance and last week at the patent medicine
men s concert.
(From the Greensboro Free Tress.
Gooseberries of the Columbian variety,
three and one-half inches in circumference,
were grown this j ear by Capt R. S. IZinbrv of
Hot Weather Idiocy.
The following is agitating educational
circles this Summer: "If Rider Haggard had
been Lew Wallace would 'She' have 'Ben
Hur?'" Columbus Dispatch.
As the violent storm of the other night has
thrown us on the Corslcan coast, let me tell
you a terrible story of the sea, of which the
fishermen of the place often speak at even
tide, and about which chance has enabled me
fo learn strange particulars.
It was three years ago. I was sailing the
Sardinian sea with seven or eight sailors of
the coast survey. It was a rough voyage for
a novice; we did not have one good day
through March. The wind was furious, and
the waves never calmed. One evening as wo
were flying before tho tempest our vessel
came for refuge to the mouth of the strait of
Bonifacio, among some little islands.
Their aspect was not alluring. They were
treat bald rocks, covered with birds, some
bushes of lentlsk, a few tufts of absinthe, and
here and there in the sllmo decaying pieces of
wood. But. my soul ! it was better to pass
the night among these sinister rocks than to
be on a frail old bark, half decked, where the
blast came in as though It were quite at home.
So we contented ourselves.
No sooner had we disembarked than the
sailors lighted a fire for the fish soup, and the
taptain called me, pointing to a little inclo
ture surrounded by a white wall almost lost
In the mist at the end of the Island, "Will
you come to the cemetery?" said he.
WANT TO BLOW DP AN ANGEL
Factional Dissensions Among Baptist
Brethren and Sisters.
WRATH AGAINST THE PASTOR
One of the Host Indignant Female Kembers
of the Congregation Sayi Seep and Dark
Designs Are on Foot The Preacher Rot
at All Afraid of the Ontcsme.
The colored brethren and sisters of one of
the Baptist churches of Washington are at
loggerheads o er their preaoher. The camp
is divided into the Amorltes and Hlttites,
some for the preacher and others against him.
It seems that quite a faction are opposed to
the pastor's preaching, and various and
unique are the allegations made against it
Some of the brethren are stirred up into tur
bulence over the affair, and they aver that if
something doesn't come quick to heal the
breach, the church will be rent in twain,
and it will become as a thing of the past.
The opposition, however, assert with un
abated vehemence that the pastor Is the right
sort of a preacher, and they will stick 'to him
closer than glue.
There are charges and countor charges of
the pastor's derelictions In the discharge of
his ministerial functions, one member, a late
trustee, going so far as to asseverate that the
preacher had married minors. The pastor's
friends retaliate by denying the imputation,
but allege that the cx-trustee and his crowd
are concocting a lot of damaging stories to
degrade the preacher in the ej as of his con
gregation. Brother W., a prominent member of the
church, when asked yesterday what were the
objections to the preacher said:
SHOHT OH WIND.
"He'6 no good, he can't preacn. We want
a man that can preach. Preacher B. ain't got
a voice; something's wrong with his lungs;
he's short on wind."
The reporter queried whether there were
other faults along with these. very remarkable
ones. The reply was:
"Yes, Preactier B.'s an Interloper. He
come and took Preacher IL's job and now
our first pastor is sweeping out a store for a
livln'. Dcn't ou think that's shame. I
don't like a scab and I don't like scab preach
ing. If we can get Brother R. back into the
pulpit again you bet we'll do it."
Brother W.'s astounding objections led the
newspaper man to visit Sister jr., a friend of
Preacher B. When she was told that Brother
W. had openly and iciously decried Preacher
B.'s lungs she became furious, and snappishly
"No lungs, ave, plenty of lungs he's got.
We don't want a preacher who rips and roars,
hollers and squeals like a man with a pain in
his stomach hunting around for a dose of
castor oil to ease himself and setting every
body's nerves out of gear. Our preacher is a
scholar and a gentleman, and we are with
Sister B. was very tragio in giving vent to
the above fling at tho 'opposition. Even
though It was a cool afternoon the perspira
tion came rolling down her cheekslike huge
rain drops in a summer afternoon storm.
etsamitiso Tnt Treacher.
Sister M. then rushed into a violent diatribe
against the malcontents, saying that for six
months they had been slowly putting dyna
mite under the peace of the congregation, and
all they were waiting for was a chance to
touch the fuse and scatter the angel of good
will into ten thousand separate pieces.
She, however, affirmed that the major por
tion of tho congregation had thrown enough
cold water over the fuse to make it practically
The sistor said that she had been charged
with keeping the pastor's children. At this
she was very angry, and remarked that her
enemies, to Cap their devilish insinuations,
should say that she kept tho pastor.
She prided herself on her Inst sally, and
tht n requested the privilege of escorting the
newspaper man to the house where Treacher
B. is stopping. Her offer was gracefully ac
cepted, and after half-a-mlle's walk the
house of Sister C. was reached, wherethe pas
tor gave his views on the situation.
Hois fairly well built phvsicallv, and with
n pugnacious manner which leads those who
meet him to believe that in bis makeup there
is combined in irrepressible ardor both the
muscular and spiritual Christian.
When questioned about the rumpus In his
congregation ho said: "So they mean to
down me, do the? The trash. I'll give
them a big dose of the law or something
SISTEB C. ItEQCSTED TO SHUT Tjr.
Sister C. chimed in: "That's right, preacher;
give it them right and left, the trash, tho're
no account. 'Pon my word, I'd just knock
Brother C.'s head off, that I would."
The pastor said in a solemn manner and In
an uncompromising attitude: "Sister C, hold
your tongue; don't interrupt me when fee
talking; it's a shame for you."
Ho then proceeded: "The malcontents in
my congregation are in the minority, and
when it come3 to a vote we'll snow 'em un
der." "Good, good," said the Imperturbable sis
ter, whose anger was apparently unrestrained
and inconsolable. "Good, good."
"Sister C.,' remarked the pastor, "I must
take the gentleman out if you behave like
thot." He continued: "As Isold before,
these disturbers are in the minority, and I'll
sea that they are turned out for dragging the
religion, the good religion, Into the mire and
swamp. They are nothing but swashbucklers,
and we'll havo no more of them."
Sister C. turned livid with contempt at the
baso disturbers, nnd her excitement got the
better of the pastor's warning aud sho
flopped again and Intimated that sho would
flay anybody alive who '.spoke disparagingly
of Preacher B. This intrusion on the part of
Sister C. quickly terminated the conversation
in the house, and the pastor leading the news
paper man out said that the disturbers were
members who never contributed a cent, who
were constantly jangling, but in spita of their
threats, etc., he was going to hang on to the
pulpit, and if they voted him out ho would
make certain revelations that would unkink
the hair of several who now compose the
Going aieay on your racationT The Timet trill
ao with you to any address, pottage prepaid, for
SS cents a month.
"A cemetery, .captain ! Where are we?"
"On the Lavezzi islands, monsieur. The
COO men of the frigate Semillante are bnried
here at the spot where she was lost ten years
ago. Poor fellows! As they don't receive
many visits, the least we can do is to go and
say 'bonjour' to them, so long as we are
"With all my heart, captain."
now sad it wts, the cemetery of the Semil
lante! I see it still, with its little, low wall;
its iron door, rusty and hard to open; Its
silent chapel, the hundreds of black crosses
hidden by the weeds. Not one wreath of im
mortelles, not one souvenir nothing! Ab,
the poor, abandoned dead! How cold they
must be in their chance tombs!
We staid a moment kneeling. The captain
prajed aloud. Enormous gulls, the only
guardians of the cemetery, circled over our
heads, mingling their hoarse cries with the
wailing of the ses. The prayer finished, we
came sadly back to the corner of the island
where the bark was anchored. No time had
been lost during onr absence. We found a
great Are flaming in the shelter of a rock and
the soup smoking. Sitting down In a circle,
with our feet to the flames, soon each had on
his knees a bowl of red pottery, In which were
two slices of black bread covered plentifully
with the broth. The repast was a silent one.
We wcro wet, we were hungry, and then the
nearness of the graveyard!
However, when the bowls were emptied, we
lighted our pipes ind talked a little natur
ally of the Semillai-te.
"Tell me, how dl Ut happen?" I asked the
captain, who, with lis head on his hands,
stared at the flames 1th a thoughtful air.
.-. ..t'Si ir -aj
FIVE ARTS OF LIFE.
Rev. Dr. Horton Tells of Helpful Ways of
Living and Doing.
Dr. Francis A. Horton, D. D., of Provi
dence, It. I., spoke before the Y. M. C. A.
yesterday attornoon' at 1.30 o'clock, on the
"Fh e Fine Arts of Life." The speaker chose
no text, but launched at once upon his dis
course, which was a most helpful and inter
The first of the five divisions of the sermon
was entitled "The art of forgetting disagree
able things." "This," said Dr. Horton, "is
both natural and unnatural. In looking to
ward the past wo are prone to remember only
the unpleasant things. It is quite natural.
We cannot school ourselves to forget, though
we may approach so noar the character of the
Christ man that we can forgive. We need to
cultivate the faculty of repressing the dis
agreeable remembrances. Thero Is no profit
in wilfully recalling evil. Do not chew the
cud of bitter recollection, but replace such
memories by good thoughts.
'Second fine art is that of enjoyment. Few
get out of life what has been put in it by God
for us. Compel each day to yield its full
measure of beauty and joy. Four men were
climbing one of the Swiss Alps. The first
enjoyed the scenery and felt perfectly happy.
The second had a thorn in his foot and
couldn't appreciate anything. The third had
seen a house somewhere that his covetous
heart lusted after, and he was not able to
enjoy the surroundings. Tho fourth was
afraid it was going to rain, and his foolish ap
prehensions prevented him from grasping the
wonders of God's handiwork. Contentment
nnd a clear conscience are the requisites for a
full enjoyment of this life.
"The fine art of health preserving Is to
firomluent little need be said of It. Plain
Ivlng and high thinking conduce to long life.
When the rum shops are not patronized the
death rate decreases. Work while jou work,
and die In the harness, but don't purr like a
cat in the chimney corner until a lingering'
old age takes jou off by degrees. Work till
the time comes and then go quick.
"How seldom we seo people who have cul
tivated the fine art of speaking pleasant
words. In company say the agreeable and
pleasant thing. In instruction, it is better to
commend thun to criticise. There are times
when the cheering word docs infinite good.
It is easy enough to cheer the President w hen
he comes down the steps from tho Capitol
and goes to the White House. Cheers are
cheap then. But when a man js down and
needs encouragement, how few give a cheer.
Most of us 'pas. by on the other side.'
"We should all know something of the fine
art of not expectlng'nnything. There are too
many Mlcawbers, who are only waiting for
something to turn up, nnd pass their lives In
mlserableinactivity. .Learn to expect nothing
but what you 'am by the sweat of your brow.
Earn all you get, and take no chances on for
tune. We should not expect anything but
that which has been promised and covenanted
to us. To do so Is to practice deceit on our
ISRAEL IN EGYPT.
Subject for an Interesting Discourse on
"Faith" by Rev. Charles Baldwin.
"By Faith" wns the theme of an interesting
discourse delivered last evening by the Rev.
Charles W. Baldwin, pastor of Wesley Meth
odist Episcopal church, at the corner of Fifth
and F streets northwest.
Mr. Bald jvln during the month of July has
been giving a series of illustrated sermons at
the Sunday evening service. The first of the
series was based upon "Scenes in the life of
Jacob," the next two upon "Scenes in the life
of Joseph," nnd tho fourth, given last even
ing, was upon "Israel In Egypt."
The speaker briefly traced the history of the
Hebrews from the death of Jacob to the time
when Moses and Aaron api eared before
Pharoah pleading for the liberation of their
"Joseph, the petted child of his father,"
said tho speaker, "was the instrument for the
preservation of Israel. He was sold by his
brethren, taken toEgypt, was sorely tempted,
thrown into prison, and alter a series of un
usual experiences was for a purpose raised to
a place of power In tho kingdom. It was 'by
faith' that he was ennbled to pursue the
course marked out for him and to become
the benefactor of his race. Moses was born
under the ban of an edict that required all
male children to be put to death.
"Seeing that he was a comply child, his
parents sought to save him. They committed
him to the tiny boat, and by faith placed him
where he would be discovered by the one who
would be least Inclined to do him injury. His
life was saved, no remained there forty
years, living the life of an Egyptian. Ho had
tho belief that his preservation meant that
God had a work for him to do. Suddenly he
committed an overt net against the law. In
anger he killed nn Egyptian who was abus
ing a Hebrew. Ho hid himself, engaging to
attend the flocks of Jcthro, tho Midlr.nlte,
and it was forty years mcro before God ap
peared to him in the burning bush and gave
him his instructions.
"It was faith all tho way through to that
point that sustained Moses. Ho was God's
chosen agent, though not such a man as He
desired him to be. He was to be purified and
ennobled. Tremblingly Moses suggested
that he might not be believed, and that he was
no talker. God told him to say, 'I am that I
am' hath sent me, and he gave him tho three
signs by which he should prove himself.
These were the rod that turned into a ser
pent, the leprous hand, and the water that
"Moses went forth upon his mission, met
Aaron, and together they sought to do the
duty with which they were charged. It was
faith that became their armor, their buckler
and shield, and gave them courage to appear
before the King."
A novel feature of the service was the use
of the stereopticon to illustrate the leading
points In the sermon. Large-sized views
were thrown upon a canvas placed back of
the pnlpit, each scene appearing at the mo
ment the speaker's reference to the topic re
quired it. Among tho views were the flguro
of a mummy discovered a short time since
and Identified as a king of the eighteenth
dynasty, Moses in the Ark, Miriam guarding
him, two scenes representing Pharaoh's
daughter rescuing Moses, the Bosetta Stone,
discovered In 1799; temple of Hamate,
temple of Medinet Abou, avenue of
the Sphinxes, Ipsimboul. or Abousimbel, a
small temple, a large temple, and a represen
tation of the famous colossus that weighed
900 tons, the foot of the colossus, the interior
of the great temple, and inscriptions on the
temple of Pakkeh in Nubia.
In addition to these scenes the hymns used
In the service were thrown upon the canvas
for the benefit of the audience, tho darkened
room preventing the use of the hymnal.
The last of this series of sermons will be
representative of tho "Passage of the Bed
Sea," and will be delivered next Sunday even
ing. "How did it happen?".eaid the good Lion
ettl, with a heavy sigh. "Alas, no human be
ing can tell! All we know is that the Semil
lante. laden with troops, left Toulon tho
evening before In bad weather. During the
night it grew worse wind, rain and a terri
ble sea. the like of which was never seen be
fore. In the morning the wind fell a little,
but the sea was worse, if possible, and with
it the devil's own fog, so that one could not
have distinguished a beacon light four feet
away. Those fogs, monsieur! You have no
idea how deceitful they are. But I also havo
an Idea that the Semillante must have lost her
helm in the morning, for the captain even in
a heavy fog could hardly have made such a
mistake. He was a well tried mariner. We
all knew him. He had commanded the Cor
slcan station for three years and knew the
coast as well as I, who know nothing else."
"At what time do you think the Semillante
"It must have been at noon yes, monsieur,
noon but, forsooth, with that fog that noon
was worth no more than a night as black as
the jaws of a wolf. A life saver of the coast
told me that the same day toward 11.30, hav
ing gone out of his cabin to fasten his shut
ters, the wind whirled away his cap, and at
the risk of being carried oil himself by the
blast he commenced to crawl along the beach
on all fours after it. You see the douaniers
aren't rich, and a cap costs. Well, It seems
that our man, lifting his head, saw right near
him through the fog a great ship scudding
along under bare poles toward the Lavezzi
islands. This ship went very fast, so fast that
he had hardly time for a good look. Every
thing leads to the belief that it was the Semil-
BUILDING JAILS HIS REMEDY
How Coxey Proposes to Find Work
for the Unemployed.
SEND THEM ALL TO WASHINGTON
The Commonweal Leader and Father HcOlynn
Address a Large Fopnlist Meeting No
Hope for the Industrial Masses Save in
the Success of the Fopnlist Party.
New York, July 22. Gen. J. S. Coxey, of
the army of the commonweal, was at Rldge
wood Park, L. I., to-day, whero a reception
was tendered him by the representatives of
the People's party, wh'o were holding a pic
nic there. Gen. Coxey made an address at the
big afternoon meeting.
"I represent a party," ho said, "that does
not want monoy that is redeemable in gold
exclusively, but money that Is redeemable in
everything that Is used in this country."
Gen. Coxey then unfolded the details of his
good roads scheme, which he said would give
employment to every workman in this,coun
try and make theUnited States the most power
ful country in tho world. He then took up
the railroad troubles, referring to George M.
Pullman as "King George IV."
"Let tho people of the United States con
demn tho railroads." said ho, "and compel
the government to buy them. If the railroad
people can condemn your property wh'en they
are building a railroad on the ground that it
is for the common benefit, you In turn should
condemn their property and operate the rail
roads for the common benefit of humanity."
SET THEM TO BCIEOINO JAILS.
Continuing, ho said: "The only place for
you to strike at is Washington. Go through
your public parks and marshal the tramps
and unemployed workmen, tell them the
cushions down iu Washington ure as soft as
they are bore, and tell them I have a plan to
feed them down thero. I don't mind telling
my plan. When tho men get down there
they will be sent to jail as I was. The jail In
Washington can only accommodate 300 per
sons. It is full now, so tho men will bare to
be put to work building jails to imprison
themselves in. If I cannot get them work at
one thing I can get thorn work at another."
In clossng the commonweal general again
urged upon his bearers to marshal the unem
ployed of New York and Brooklyn and march
in a body to Coneress and demand that the
good roads plan be put into shape for practi
P.ev. Dr. Edward McGIynn then addressed
the assemblage, alter which the following res
olutions were adopted:
teopi.es' partt offers relief.
"Resolved, That the time has come when
no further hope can be held out of any rem
edies for our present Industrial distress from
either tho Republican or the Democratic!
party; that they aro both dominated by the
money power; that they are both agreed on
uslug tho military, cot to quell Inw
breaking. but to make positive alliance with
capital; that they are one in the policy of
contracting tbe currency to n point of Im
poverishment for four-fifths of the people;
that they are one in tho matter of land
monopolies, theft of unearned incomes on
land values nnd refusal of State aid to tbe
unemplojed; In fact, in nil essential questions
which continue the present miserable condi
tions they aro meroly separated into two
wings through the necessity of waging a
sham battle for the division of spoils;
"Resolved, That the one and only remedy
for the present inequality of conditions that
causes so much suffering and want is for the
industrial masses themselves to seize tho
government nnd administer it in tho sole in
terests of tboso who produce all wealth.
'Resolved, That to this end we call on
every workman and everv working-class sym
pathizer to come out on the first Tuosday after
the first Monday of November next and
strike at the ballot-box on the programme
laid down by the Peoples' party."
About Two to One.
It is generally known that women aro in the
majority in nearly all churches at any rate
in denominations. Many reasons are given
for this. Some say It is on account of her
sentimentnlism, the gentler sex having a
larger bump of this characteristic than man.
Her devotional nature, therefore, is more eas
ily played upon, and she becomes active in
the church. Others believe that it is cot from
auy innate cause at all. Not so many men are
church members, or even vttendants, simply
because affairs of tho world claim tbeir atten
tion and absorb their interest. However this
may be, tho women outnumber themen about
two to one. The Congregationalists find (and
doubtless the same thing Is true with regard
to the other denominations that the relative
proportion of the sexes in their churches is In
this ratio: Boston, 1 man to 2.11 women;
Cleveland, 1 man to 2.20 women; Chicago, 1
man to 1.83 women: Denver. 1 man to 1.97
women; San Francisco, 1 man to 1.71 women,
dnd in all tho older cities It appears that the
tumber of women in churches Is greater in
proportion than In the newer states and
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Iacte, because a half hour later the shepherd
of the island heard why, here comes the
shepherd himself. He will tell you. Bonjour,
Falombo. Come, warm thyself. Have no
A muffled man, whom I had seen for some
minutes prowling around our fire, and whom
I had taken for one of the crew, because I
did not know that there was a shepherd on
the island, approached us timidly. He was
an old leper, three-quarters an idiot and a
prey to I know not what other corbutio evil,
which made his lips horrible to behold, so
swollen were they. They explained to hint at
length what we were talking about. Then,
lifting his dreadful lips with his finger, the
old man said that on the day in question,
about noon, he beard from his hut a frightful
crash on the rocks, but as the island was cov
ered with water he could cot get ont to see.
It was not until the next morning that on
opening his door he had seen the beech cov
ered with drittwood nnd corpses, left there by
the waves. Insane with fear, he had fled to
his boat to go to Bonifacio for help.
Tired with having said so much, the shep
herd sat down, and the captain went on with
"Yes, monsieur, it was this poor old fellow
who came to warn us. He was crazy with
flight, and ever since his brain has been off
tho track. To tell the truth, there was cause
enough for it. Imagine 600 corpses In heaps
on the sand, mixed with great timbers and
strips of sail. Poor Semillante! The sea had
crushed her into crumbs with one blow. Fa
lombo with difficulty got enough wood to
build a femce around his hut. As for the men,
nearlr all were horribly diflurd and mutl-
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, WASH
Ington, D. C, July 7, 1801. Sealed proposals
(in duplicate) will be received at the Depart
ment of the Interior until S o'clock p. m.,
WEDNESDAY, July 25, 18l, for the erection at
the Government Hospital for tho Insane, near
this city, of two buildings for male "epileptic
patients ' In accordance with plana and specifi
cations to be seen at tbe hospital. A certified
check for 5 per cent, of the amount bid must ac
company each proposal. The Department re
serves the right to waive any defects and to re
ject any and all bids. Contract will be awarded
onlyto regular bnlldlng contractors or carpen
tors. HOKE SMITH, Secretary. lyl4.16.18J08
IJMNE HORSE TO BE GIVEN AWAY ON
! September I, 1B!M; tickets with each pur
chase. Leather top buggy, $23; fine trap,
cost f-'i0. used onco, $125; 4-seat high
English cart, cost 1300, for 1123, new; phaeton,
cost $135, for S0; canopy top eurrey, shifting
sent, new, too, sells for 135: 6 fine new grocery
or delivery wagons, 59 to 9b2 each; full leather
top sidebar buggies from f39 up: traps, traps,
traps, I can discount any one In this city on
prices of fine traps. All work fully guaranteed.
GEO. W. TAYLOR,
JylO-tf 1531 and 1333 11 st. n. w.
From the Kennebec River. Prompt
service seven days in the week.
GREAT FALLS ICE CO.,
924 Pa. Av. Telephone 372.
Depots Tenth Street Wharf, Washington.
300(1 Water street, Georgetown.
A drertitetnents of four hnet or lets inserted n
ier this heading one tune, SS cents; thre times, 50
cents; secen times, $f. '
7ANTED-25YOUNO MEN AND WOMEN OF
TT good address and personal appearance to
canvass; experience not necessary; goad pay
and permanent employment Call at Itoom 6,
403 6lh at nv. Jy23-8t
W7AXTEr)-T0 EXCHANGE UNI.SXUMBERED
V V lots for gentle horse, harness, and surrey or
phaeton. WniTE Jt KLhINEIt,
JrM-7t 619 Fitav.
WANTED-PROTOALS FOIt THE EREC
tlon of reviewing stands for the Pythian
Parade Estimates must be furnished this week,
or dimensions and further Information, apply
to CoL O. E. STAPLES. Wlllard'e Hotel lull-U
TTANTED THE TUBUC TO KNOW THAT I
V v hare opened n branch store with a full
line of birds, cages, feed, aquariums, gold fish,
aud pet animals at 1-M1 Fa. ave.; main store, 713
ISth st n. w SCHMID. l3-3mo
-IVANTED-ALL BEEIt DRINKERS TO CALL
at Dush'a new place, 817 Seventh at ruw.,
and get a nice cold bottle of beer for S cents.
Families supplied to all parts of the cit. my9 3m
FOR RENT HOUSES.
Adeertisements of four lines or less inserted un
flVr this heading one ttme,S5 cents; three times, SO
cents: secen times, $1.
FOR KENT Very desirable 7-roora and bath,
bay -window, bricks, all modern Improve
ments. HJTand 1149 First et n.w. Only ROM
mo. Apply to W. C. DUVALL. 825 F St Iy22-3t
FOR RENT A GEM; RESTED TO A COUPLE
only; 4 rooms, closets, gas. water, latrobes,
and gas stove; stands by itself.
No. IBOo Gale st ne.
Rent 10. JJ17-1W
Advertisements of four lines or less inserted un
der this heading one time, tS cents; thre times, SO
cents; seven timet, $1
T CO VS-FUR. OR CNFUR., WITH OR WITH
Xj out board; herdics pass the door; conven
ient to 2 car lines. 110 11th st se. Gas and bath;
pleasant location. jy22-3t
I?i OR RENT I COMMUNICATING ROOMS
. second floor, large closets, water same
floor, bath, northern and southern exposure;
snitable for Ifsht housekeeping, private family,
rent reasonable. 3 F st n. w. Jyl9-lw
FOR SALE REAL ESTATE.
THE GEM OF SUBURBS.
Your Choice of Any Lot $50,
The Tark is situated on a high plateau on the
Tennsylvanla railroad, and also on tho Chesa
peake Beach railroad (now building), lying 270
feet above Washington, where pure air and
water, and plenty of shada trees abound. Com
mutation faro c cents. Title warranted. No
cotes. No Interest No deeds of trusts required.
Cash or Installments taken. Ten per cent off
for cash. Wo opened up May 27, and have sold
two-thirds of our lots. Houses are now In course
of construction. Excursion daily at 4 86 j. m.
Circulars and tickets at once, 6il F St N. W.
IT-OR SALE THE GREATEST BARGAIN EVER
? ollered in Takoma Tark property; lot 100210
feet; beautifully situated, facing ave.; 8 minutes'
walk from station; near celebrated Takoma
fcpring; must be sold at once; price, SHc. per ft
Address BORDEN, this office. Iy21-3t
7-OR SALE OR EXCHANGE-SEASHORE
property. A centlemans country eeat of
46 acres, all under cultivation, near Atlantic
City; 9-roora house, large barna and outbuild
ings, also wharf, all In first-class order; fine
driving, fishing, crabbing and sailing; two blocks
from depot; commutation faro to Philadelphia,
25c.: will bring In a revenue of Jl ,500 within two
years; in full view of ocean, Atlantic City, Long
port, Somers Point and Ocean City; will exchangs
for city property. Address O., 623 F st n-w. y!3tf
MONEY TO LOAN.
Adeertisements of four lines or lest inserted un
der this heading one time, IS cents; thru timet, SO
cents; seten timet, t L
A TONEY TO LOAN ON HOUSEHOLD FUR-
niture, pianos, horses, carriages, wagons,
c; the property will remain undisturbed
In your possession; terms easy; lowest
rates; private offices; all business strictly
confidential; you can have the money the day
you apply for It; payments can ba made on tbe
principal at any time; each payment mado wlU
lessen the cost of carrying the loan.
Please call on
CAPITAL LOAN GUARANTEE CO.,
602 F st nw., main floor. JyS-3mo
MONEY TO LOAN ON REAL ESTATE AT 5
and 6 percent without delay; charges rea
sonable. WILLIAM H. SAUNDERS i CO., 1407
F street y3-lmo
FOR SALE BICYCLES.
1710R SALE HIGH GRADE PNEUMATIC,
' with lamp, bell, foot brake, lock, etc.;
$125 wheel forS70 ensb; never used; bar
gain for person who knos a good wheel.
B24 R st. nw. JylO-lmo
latod. It was pitiful to see them clinging to
gether in hunches. We found tbe cactain in
a gala uniform, the chaplain with his stole.
In a corner between two rocks thero was a
little cabin boy with his eyes open. One
might have thought be was alive; but no, it
bad been decreed that not one shoald-escspe."
Here he stopped.
"Careful, Nardi," said he; "the fire is go
Nardi threw two or three tarred logs on
the embers, which quickly blazed again.
Lionetti continued: "The saddest part of
the story is yet to come. Three weeks before
the disaster a little cutter, which was going
to the Crimea, like the Eemillante, was
wrecked in the same way in nearly the same
place, only this time we managed to save the
crew nnd twenty soldiers who were on board.
We took them to Bonifacio and kept them
thero at tbe station with us for two days.
"Once thoroughly dry and on foot again
it was good-by good luck. They returned to
Toulon, from which port they embarked
again several days later for the Crimea. And
imagine on what ship! On the Semillante.
We found them all all twenty lying among
the dead just where we are cow. I picked up
myself a handsome brigadier, with a long
blonde mustache, a stripling from Pari3,
whom I bad taken to my own bouse, and who
made us laugh all the time with his stories.
To see him thero crushed me. O, holy
Thereupon the good Lionetti, much moved,
shook the cinders from his pipe, and, rolling
himself in his cape, wished me good night.
For some time longer the sailors whispered
among themselves. Then, one after the other,
- .!i - -. a ,, V4-
'-frr-. --. Sjii.'iaeGi
BANKERS AND BROKERS,
METROPOLITAN BANK BUILDING,
Fifteenth street, opposite Treasury.
MONEY TO LOAN ON GOOD COLLATERAL.
CENTRAL NATIONAL BANK BUILDING,
Comer 7th St and Pa. Ave.
Telephone, 514. mhl9-ly
Money to loan in any amount on short
notice on approved real estate and collateral,
and at most reasonable rates. m.w.if.
Store your furniture and household ef-
fectsln the American Security and Trust
Company's fire and burglar-proof storage
warehouse before going away for the sum-
mer. Household effects packed and moved
to any portion of this city, or any other
city, at our risk.
American Security and Trust
Co- 1405 G St.
STORAGE WAREHOUSE, 1140 15th St N. W.
A. M. READ, Manager.
THE McLACHLEN REAL ESTATE AND LOAN
Cornei Tenth nnd G atreuti northwest
Incorporated capital, IISO.000.
Beat estate. Insurance. Rents. Loans.
J. F. HOOD, Sea A. M. McLACHLEN. Treas.
B. W. TERKISS, Pros. Jel7-lm0
TTfAbHINOTON MORTGAGE LOAN COI
v pany,wlll lend you 120 and upward on furni
ture, pianos,horees, wagons, t&c,;no publicity and
property to remain in your undisturbed posses
sion; loans paid in part or in full at any time to
suit the convenience of the borrower, and any
art paid reduces the coat of carrying the loan
n proportion to tho amonnt paid. WASHING
TON MORTGAGE LOAN COMPANY, 610 st
n. w. jel-3m
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN EMPLOYED IN
the departments can add greatly to their
salaries by applying at 619 F st n. w. after 4 p.
in.. Covenant H. and L. Association. W. A. BUlt
RELL, GeuL Agt Jyi2-7t
DIt C. C. JOLUFFE, OCULIST AND OPTI
cian and diseases of ear, nose, and throat;
consultation aud examination free; all work
guaranteed. Rooms 69 and 70, Washington Loan
and Trust Building. y!7-3w
MAN, POOR MAN. WORK IS SCARCE. TIMES
are dull; we can save you a "lot" of money
on a fine suit of clothes that have been slightly
worn; try us once. JUSTH'S OLD STAND, 619
D st nw.
THE HARDEST THE BEST.
MADE OK PURESPHINO WATER.
Telephone44. Office 1423 Fstcw.
Tells past, present, and future; love, losses, and
matrimonial adventures; reveals raysterlee;
causes speedy marriages; brings separated to
gether; gives success; removes family troubles,
evil influences, and tells who are your enemies.
Sittings, 50 cents. Hours, 9 a. m. to 9 p.m.;
open Sundays. 449 H street southwest, between
1 our-and-a-half and Mxth streets. Ir3-tf
ArKS. CARY, lbOa 7T1IST.NW. 1 GUARANTEE
lvX to convince the most skeptical on past, pres
ent, and future life, law suits, divorces, love,
and marriage, gains tbe love of those you desire,
overcomes evil influences, gives names In full of
thoee you have or will marry. All information
truthfully and accurately given. Call and be
convinced, as seeing is believing. Hours, 9 to 9,
except hundays Jelsmo
LADIES COMFORTABLE HOME BEFORE
and during confinement; best medical treat
ment; babies adopted; female complaints
treated by experienced physician; confidential.
Mrs Dr. RENNER, 131 3d st n. a., Washington,
D. C. JelO-ly
FOR SALE-STOCK AND FIXTURES OF MEAT
and provision store on Capitol Hill; good
stand doing a good business; counters, meat
racks, gl&ss cases, ice box, etc., with horse, new
wagon, and harness.
jyMt A. S. CAY-WOOD. 933 Ninth st n. w.
FOR RENT OR SALE ON PURCHASER'S OWN
terms, several 6-roora houses, large yards,
and stables; near cars and herdics. W. 4.
FRIZZELL, 912 Seventh st northeast lyii!-3t
BRICK BUSINESS TWO MILLIONS PER
year; a rare chance for purchase, lease, or
other arrangements; In perfect operation. Full
and exact particulars on application to P. O.
lySMt Frederick, Md.
VTEW SECOND-IUND FANS-OLD FANS
L taken in exchange. Gas Lighting. Electrio
Bells and Burglar Alarms, etc, a specialty.
Terms reasonable. CORNWELL BROS. A CO.,
til E street northwest JjS-tf
Space in w. tana co.'s
"CENTRAL POTVLK STATION."
Steam power, electric light, and heat furnished.
Freight and pasenger elevator service. Apply
at Room 3, first floor. J24-tt
LEG&L BLANKS. LAW riUXTING.
THE LAW REPORTER COMPANY
Printers and Stationers,
518 Fifth st n.w. M- W. MOORE. Manager.
E CAN SAVE YOU MONEY,
Buy your Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, Shirts,
-ranis., etc., zrom
1233 Eleventh street southeast.
And notice how mucn you save.
MAC S INlN liquors, and dg
43311th st n. w.
FOR SALE HOUSES.
FOR SALEW) CASH, BALANCE f2S PER
month, or exchange for city property, 8-room
frame cottage; large lot, 2 porches, 2 cellars,
fine lawn; abstract of title free and no Incum
brance. Oaleston st, near Thirteenth st.
JyS2-3t A. S. CAYWOOD, 033 Ninth st n. w.
FOR'SALE A BARGAIN IF SOLD AT ONCE;
Eighteenth st, bet. K and S ets. n. w 3-story
and basement brick dwelling with white stone
base and trimmings, tile bathroom, electric gas
lighting and bells; all In bard oak finish.
"r22-3t A. S. CAYWOOD, 933 Ninth st n. w.
FOR SALE HOUSE$t,S0O WILLBUYEIGHT
room and cellar brick house; modern lm
f'rovements; newly papered and painted; lot,
4x100; near ferry and cars; easy terms. Ad
dress FAIRCHILD, TIMES office.
the pipes went ont. No one spoke. Tho old
shenherd hobbled away aad I was left alone
to dream away the hours in the middle of the
Still under the influence of the lugubrious
tale which I had heard, I tried to rebuild In
my fancy the poor departed ship and the story
cf this agony of which the sea gulls were the
only witnesses. Several details which bad
struck me the captain in gala dress, the
chaplain's stole, the twenty soldiers helped
me to imagine ail the scenes of the drama.
I saw the frigate leaving Toulon in the night.
She loses sight of the port. The sea Is bad,
the wind high. The captain is a valiant offi
cer, and every one on board is undisturbed.
In the morning a mist rises from the sea.
They commence to be uneasy. All the crew
are on dock. The captain does not leave the
Between decks, where the soldiers aro shut
tip, it is dark; the air is close. Some are ill,
lying on their knapsacks. The ship pitches
horribly. It la impossible to stand up. Sit
ting on the floor, talking in groups, they cling
to the benches. It is necessary to shout to be
heard. Some begin to be frightened. Listen
then. Wrecks aro frequent in the waters.
The sailors are there to say so, and what they
say is not reassuring. Their brigadier, too.
a Parisian who always talks wildly; makes
their flesh creep with his jokes. "A wreck!
Oh, a wreck is amusing, very. We will be
well out of it after our iced bath. Then they
will take us to Bonifacio to eat blackbirds
with old Lionetti."
Suddenly a crash. What U it? What can
r'rtifei J&i.'- Vi- 'rg-T.T'
WASHINGTON VS. BALTIMORE.
Game Called at 4.30.
ADMISSION 25 AND 50 CENTS. lt
EW NATIONAL THEATER.
' Xrery Evening and Saturday Matlnta,
Ninth Week of the Comedy Eeason,
THE AMUSING COMEDr FARCE,
HIS LAST LEGS.
Reserved seats, Z 50, 75c. Admission. 25a
Next week OURS. Jy23-7t
OLD DOMINION JOCKEY CLUB
on the grounds of the
Grange Camp Association of
Fire races will be run each day. First race at
2.30 P. M.
Trains will leave Sixth Street Depot at 12.59
and 1.40 p. m. Returning at 5.10 and 5. 40 p. m.
Improper characters will not be admitted.
Admission - 50 Cents.
The Palace Steamer SAM'L J. PENT2 dally to
And on the following special days:
SUNDAY" The Palace Steamer SAM'L 3.
FENTZ leaves at 1043 a. m., 2.13 and 5.45
p. mj Returning, leaving River View at 12.45,
4.80 and 7.30 p. m. Tickets. 25c: children, 15c.
WEDNESDAY The SAM'L i. PENTZ leaves at
9 45 a. m., 1.45 and 6.45 p. m. Leaves River View
at U15, 5.30 and 10.30 p.m. Tickets, 25a; chil
SATURDAY Grand family day. the PENTZ,
at 9 45 a. m. and L4i p. m. Everybody 10a oa
these two trips.
Indian Head every WEDNESDAY and SATUR
DAY ac 6.45, stopping at River View both ways.
Homeatll-lSp. m. The HARRY" RANDALL can
be chartered for special "Indian Head" trips.
M-tf E. b RAN DALL. Sole Proprietor.
"VTORFOLK AND WASHINGTON STEAMBOAT
J. v Company. Steamer George Leary daily ex
The steamer Georg Learr will until further
notice leave the company's wharf, foot of Sev
enth street, mi Saturday evening, July 14, at
o'clock, lor Colonial Heath, and every day there
after at 9 a. m., except on Saturdays; on Satur
days at 6 p. m ICe turning, leaves Colonial
Bench at 3.30 pi m., and arrives In Washington
Fare for the roond trip on Saturday eTening,
73 cents, good to return on Sunday; fare for tht
round trip on weet dayi, 50 cents.
Children under Y years, half fare.
Tickets will be good only for return passage
on day and date of Issue.
Dates can Do reserved for excursions on ap
plication to the undersigned
JySCMt General Superintendent.
To Colonial Beach and Return
75c, Old Point, Norfolk,
Va., and Return $2.
Boat leaves Slxta street wharf 9 p. m. R
turning leaves Norfolk ft.30 p. m.: Old Point 7.39
p. m., arrivinc at Washington 7.39 a. m.
TICKETS GOOD UNTIL USED.
Tbe Palace Steamer Lady of tbe Late has beea
thoroughly overhauled. Saloon, dining, and
state rooms lighted by electricity.
First-lass meals for 50 cents. Leave, Sixth
street wh-irf every Saturday at 6.30 p.m.farrivin(
at Old Point at 7 a. m. and Norfolk at 8 a. m
Returning, loaves Norfolk at 5 p. in.; Old Point,!
p. m., arrivinc in Washington Monday morning,
staterooms for sale at Beekman's Ticket
Office, 61.'! Pennsylvania avenue, in Met
ropolitan hotel, telephone call 1IS1, and at
Metzerott Music Co., Metrerott Hall, corner
Twelfth ana F streets, telephone call 1523, or at
the boat. J. W. Patterson, President. JacoS
Burgess,SIanager. F. D. Lee, General Agent.
THE ARGTLE. ATLANTIC CITY. N. J.
Ocean end of Connecticut ave.; unobstructed
view of ocean; excellent table: terms S and S3 M
day; $10 and upward week: under new manage
ment. THOMAS H. A. G. BEDLOE. iygVlm
The Ocean House Is now practically a new
hotel, no expense having oeen spared by its
present owners to mako it a complete and com.
f ortable family hoteL
JylMm JL J. BUTLER.
Tho coolest and shadiest resort on the
Potomac Grounds can be chartered for
excursions and picnics by the publlo afi
low istes. Steamer Major AUen leave
foot of Slxtb and O streets hourly from 20
a. m. till 8 p. m. Amusements and re
freshments of oil character on the
John J. Binder,
214 9th St. N. W., Caterer.
BLOCK ISLAND, R. L HOTEL MANISSES,
fifteen miles at sea; delightful climate;
superb bathing; fine Ashing; daily boats; or
chestra and music hall; gas and electric bells;
prices reasonable. O. S. MARDEN. jylMw
HOTEL COLUMBLi, ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.
AU conveniences; near beach; cuisine and
service the best; good rates for parties and fam
ilies for season, send for rates.
y!2-lm PAUL STE3NHAGEN.
Forest Glen, Md.,
Is now open.
W. A. WOODS, Proprietor.
ELECTRIC BELLS. OPEN ALL THE YEAR,
Hotel Cedarcrof t,
(Close to the Beach.)
108 8. Kentucky Aye., Atlantic City, IT. I.
Mrs. W. Francis Seeds,
(Lat of Hotel Chetwoode.) Iyl3-gw
"The helm Is gone," cries a dripping sailor,
who goes running between decks.
"Bon voyage!" shouts that madman, tho
brigadier. But no one laughs now. A great
tumnlt on tho bridge. The fog prevents their
seeing ono another. The sailors go and come,
groping along frightened. The helm is gone.
It is impossible to guide the ship. The Semil
lante, adrift, flies before tho wind. It is at
this moment that the donanier sees her pass.
It is half after 11. Just ahead they hear, lite
the roar ol cannon, the breakers! The break
ers! It Is finished. There Is no hops. They
are going straight on tne rocks. The captain
goes down to his cabin. He comes up in a
moment to tako his place on the bridge in his
full unirorm. Be wishes to meet death in
Between decks the BOldlers, In mortal ter
ror, gaze at one another without a word.
The sick try to sit up; the little brigadier
laughs no longer. Then the door opens, and
the chaplain with his stole appears on the)
"To your knees, my children!" All obey.
In a ringing voioe the priest begins the prayer
for the dying.
Suddenly a fearfnl shock, a great cry, up
stretched arms, clinging hands, wild eyes,
before which tho vision of death has flashed.
It was thus that I passed the night dream
ing, bringing back through ten. years the
souls who had perished in the poor ship
whose debris surrounded me. Far away in
tho strait the tempesr raged. Tho flame o!
the fire bent under the blast, and I heard our
bark thrashing: and straining at her moorinai
I at tba foot of tha rocks. Romance.