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WATERBURY EVENING DEMOCRAT, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1895.
Th Elnstas Children of ZXornlns A row cf children suddenly filled tfct ti Vflff treat. They seemed to come forth, rs tf at ft 'ccscnoerted afghal, through tha dooivrni and over the narrow dcssSSJ3 d the Horning ottaseS. WUh ont&rihss Sehj is ej burst is to a song. Tteqr fwtra fn wcellent procgee, iter the vrcstszf the tf'jnr were sada qrsitc clear : Ho Jc?m Dsxlycarnl Ho, John Dnrl'Tccm J 1 All flay long I raisa my wag To oM Joha Barlycoml ! Vfhcs tin song was done, socio 24 childish jes-ime 3-rrd on the strangers in Ujo boat. "Th-jy always sin.ts Homin's famed for ihtt. Two hundred years, they say, tha qhildren o' Hornin havo sung to the passin boats. But it's tho yachts that they makes their money otT of," was Mills' unblushing introduction of the Waiting choir. Somothing of tho youth end freshness of those clear, high voices that only a moment ago had mingled so deliciously with the pinks and the rose Ecents in the homely, old fashioned gar dens had gona The children, after pocketing their pennies, had turned un naturally incurious backs on us and the river. They had learned already ap parently to take a strictly professional view of the world as it passed. "A Cruise on the Norfolk Broads, ' ' by Anna Bowman Dodd, in Century. The Ingenious King1. Apropos of Queen Margborita's de votion to her husband, a little anecdote is told which I believe to bo perfectly true. The locks of King Humbert, bo it told, were formerly as black as a raven's wing, and tho pride of his charming consort's heart. Almostud denly those locks turned white, and tho queen, like tho fond wifo she is, quite fretted over the fact. A certain little delicacy of feeling prevented her from referring to the matter with her hus band. So, without saying a word, sho purchased a bottle of black hair dye, and one morning placed it on the king's dressing table. The day wore on and King Humbert appeared at luncheon as usual with his own white hair, groatly to the queen's secret disappointment. Now, the queen owned a pet in a little dog, white as enow, and tho dog, as the afternoon wore on, failed to come, as usual, to his mistress' side. What was her surprise when tho door opened and ho bounded in with a coat as black as ink. Tho king followed, smiling broadly. "You see," he said, "the iu-3 to which I have put the hair dye !" From that clay Queen Margherita resigned herself to the fact that her lord preferred to lcavobis locks to nature's own discretion. Yoman at Home. A Use JTor the SIrarlr. Probably few pccplo who havo read the countless stories of thosavago shark, the "banditof thoecas'as ho is called, know that he is a very useful creature fornan. The liver is found to contain on oil of a beautiful color, which never becomes turbid and possesses medicinal qualities of a very valuable character. The skin, after being dried, takes tho polish and hardness of mother of pearl, and on being marbled bears a resem blance to fossil coral, so that it is em ployed by jewelers for the manufacture of fancy objects, by binders for making shagreen and by cabinet makers for pol ishing wood. Tho fins, independent of tise by some as an article of food, are Superior for conversion into fish glue, competing in this line with the well known sturgeon glue prepared in Rus sia, and are used for clarifying beer, Wine and other liquors, also for the preparation of English taffetas and as reagents in chemistry, etc Tho flesh, too, despite its oily taste, is in some places eaten as food, and, along with the bones, is converted into a fertilizer. Kicked Gut. We had to leave our South Main street store, as it had been engaged. The great demand for our great Bargains in Ladies' and Gents' Mackintoshes prompted us to remain. These extraordi nary bargains may now be found at 153 Bank Street. Gome and look at the most extraordinary bargains in Waterproofs ever shown in the city. Bemember the place. 153 Bank Street Ser.d 5 Cents for Sample Paokaso. FAULTLESS CHEMICAL COMPANY. Bal'imoro. Sid. jg!0 jj? ONE BAY AT THE FATE ABOUND THE ATLANTA EXPOSITION WiTH A GOSSIPY GUIDE. IT W.9&rj Thrcech tie I?ai!dlnsrs ana Aleut tho Grotmda D!eoourinff Enter twu singly on the Tliingc to Bs Seen and ZIUX: Charitable Comparisons. liat us take a day Sn the Atlanta ex position and make the entire round, slnco catnro invites with such alluring smiles. Tho cool morning air is so crisp arid bracing I that tho toned up nerves fairly sing & a harp when tuned, and the revivified bicod bounds through the tody and tingles in the finger ends. The last leaves are curled on the trees, and since the white frost came nightly most of them now litter the streets, but there is still a balm in the air from the au tumn woods, and by 9 a. m. it is just warm enough, so soft, so sweet are these dry November days in Piedmont Geor gia. So let us to the "car shed," as At lantians sneeringly call their Union depot, and take the Southern Bailway company's exposition train. But why tho Southern, when a trol ley car can be caught in any part of the city? Well, there is no wait here, and in seven minutes it will take us to the cen ter of the oast sido and best point foi the first general view. But if you want to take time and enjoy tho ride, go by the trolley lines through the long and lovely avenues, for there is no place in the country, unless it is on Euclid ave nue, Cleveland, where one can get more enjoyment out of a common car ride than in tho suburbs of Atlanta. From the railroad cars we pass through tho gates to tho pretty littlo building in which the Southern railway system has an exhibit of all the ores, woods and farm products on its many lines. It is THE TIPPEPvARY the central or highland south epitomized. Pas3 around this building and you come at once to the point from which can be had tho best general view of the grounds. Before us is an oval basin, about half of which is taken up by the double lake they call Clara Mere and tho rest by tho Plaza, with walks, seats and fountains. Around this basin except to the north east the land rises in terrace and knoll, and on the commanding points are tho principal buildings, the Art hall, with fluted columns glowing iu the far north west, like a Greek temple. Take par ticular notice of that island in the lake and the electrical tower near by, for there you will see tonight tho latest tri umphs of science over the mysterious force, and some pyrotechnics beyond your most dazzling dreams. But are there not much finer fireworks elsewhere than this little city can get up? Not in this world. Some other world perhaps. The first big structure to our right is the Transportation building. Sporting and athletic goods aro also shown here, by association, I suppose, with bicycles, of which the number, variety and beauty- are enough to make the oldest man an en-1 thusiast. Farther along aro vehicles made of aluminium, tho "new metal," as some folks call it. They are marvel ously pretty, a little too bright and shiny for my old eyes, but so light that tho smallest horse could draw a family in one and scarcely know it. They are admittedly only a promise as yet, for aluminium isn't quite cheap enough for that, though it has cheapened much fas ter than any other metal. Don't fail to thoroughly examine this varied map or model of tho Nicaragua canal, 35 feet long and nearly as broad, with all tho mountains and hills, tho lake and river shown at their relative size and height and the oceans on both sides. It is beautiful and instructive, and just now has unusual interest. We go next to theGlectricity building, which isn't muoh to boast of in the daytime, but is brilliant at night, like some other beauties we know. As we step out at the north end of it we meet with a sur prise an abrupt descent, at the bottom a creek, with rooky banks, and beyond that a woodland and a cotton field, all in a state of nature. ' ' We will go along tho north side to the Woman's building and put in an hour or two in looking at tho colonial and other relics. Every one of these bitsof silk and jewelry has, its history and the old letters and documents are extremely cu rious. Now, as Mark Twain friend said, a Wy fell iff? Txr -vsa(f A J. --.iHHtf fX -. pllif 1 j !) 'I can't see no pints about this bit of silk no moro'n another." Well, I ara not stuck on relics myself, unless they consist of things actually mnde by tho noted person, or fragments which actually givo some ideal of the noted place. But fetichism was man's first religion, and most people retain enough of it to value any little thing from a famous placo a bottle of water from tho Jordan or some of that rock salt from the mountain near which Sod om and Gomorrah once stood. For my part I can't seo why a chip from tho salt pillars of Usdom ia of any more value than cno from tho Trock salt of that Louisiana island, and as for Lot's wife, why, they have carved a splendid statue of hor, and yen can seo it in the Louisi ana section of mine3 and forestry 1G feet high, of clean, whit salt, strong and merchantable But, upon my word, it's 1 o'clock before we've seen anything. So let us adjourn to tho creolo kitchen annex to the Woman's building. This littlo rest will give us courage for tho long climb to tho highest hill and the Manufactures and Liberal Arts building. It not only has tho most commanding position, but is the largest of the exposition group, and what a won der it would seem to us if we could only banish the'memory of that 80 acre marvel at Chicago. Visitors here who did not seo that, and especially the rural southerners, think this cue of tfio grand est structure, ever put up in America. It is 260 by 351 feet, with a floor area of 103,000 square feet and an inside clear height of 850 feet. Rather the prettiest things in here are ceramics and mosaics, glass and glass ware, and all ivory and marblo products, especially thoso of Italy. In fact, it is scarcely an exaggeration to say that the Italian section is the exhibit in these lines, as France and Austria did not coma in this time. Cincinnati greatly distinguished herself at Chicago by fine work of every kind, and she is particu larly well represented in this and the Woman's building. These lovely mosaic mantles and floorings, this fino earthen TURK IS TOOTING. and china ware, and thi3 artistic paint ed glass aro chiefly from Cincinnati, though of course other places are wel'. represented. I observe that tho southerr states hero as in all the other buildings are represented almost entirely by what is useful, and, except from the Tate Marblo works, I cannot find an ar ticle valuable only for beauty that is distinctively southern. Perhaps the south is too new a country industrially for the fino arts to have developed. The great exception is embroidery. Many fine collections of that aro southern, and the colored ladies especially aro worthy of high praise. How we do miss the Japanese from this building, with their wonderful vases and damaskeening, and the Siamese, with their ivory carving, and that fino work from Vienna, and those marvelous dresses shown by tho French. Still there is enough here, and the useful, the solidly practical, are most needed at tho start. It is amusing, to observe how short a timo the rural visitors stay in tho Art hall, and how modestly each one attrib utes his lack of interest to the fact that ho "couldn't understand uothin about it." After a stroll among Alabama's minerals wo are weary enough to stop at the next building, that of Illinois, and reclining in the easy chairs on her broad porch enjoy the beauty of the scene in tho mellow light of tho setting sun. Bang ! Don't jump. It is only tho sunset gun in the United States regulars camp over there. And after it comes the beau tiful trumpet call, "retreat." And now listen to the chimes, the lovojy chimes on the great bells in the admin istration tower, which add so much to every evening's enjoyment. There is still an hour and a half be fore the fireworks. Shall we take in the Midway? It is moro likely to take us in. There are a few good shows, however. The Turk, from Tipperary but his clothes are all right -is tooting, and the big German is shouting, and all the Arabs, Chinese and negroes are making racket, for this is their best hour, and I have noticed in all countries that the dark races seem to wako up and take on ex tra animation at twilight. It is then you can hear the negroes singing on the farms, perhaps because the time has como to quit work. It is half past 7 and time for the great fireworks, represent ing the storming and capture of Wei-Hai-Wei. After that como the wonder ful electrical fountains. But it wouH be rash indeed to attempt a description of these. In truth they rise above a mere human language. J. B. Pares. Atlanta. THIRTY YEARS AT A THROTTLE. Cserestias Career of Bill Tunkey, tho Kecord Breaking Engineer. It has been said by those who profess to know that old engineers cannot run fast trains; that their long experi ence and their knowledge of the dangers that sur round them ruin their nerve, and that young men are the only en gineers who can keep the big en gines thundering along on schedule time. Thisipetate ment may bo truo bill turkey. in. 4ho general run of cases, but Engineer Bill Tunkey, who recently made the record breaking run on the Lake Shore from Erie to Buf falo, has been at the throttle for over 30 years, and is a gray haired veteran of tho rail. Tho Lake Shore train ran from Chicago to Buffalo at the average rate of Go :07 miles an hour, excluding time for stops, and made the fastest run for tho distance oyer known in the his tory of railroading. At Buffalo the train connected with tho world, famous Em pire Stato express of the New York Cen tral, and for the first time on record Chicago newspapers reached New York the samo day they were printed. Every precaution was takeuto avoid accidents and to make the record break ing run of tho special train a perfect suc cess. Superintendent Tracey W. Niles, who has charge of the Lake Shore di vision between Chicago and Buffalo, had 500 section men on guard along tho line of tho road, and the wonderful trip was made without accident. Tho entire dis tance covered was 510.1 miles, divided into five sections, and the train was drawn by fivo different engines, manned by five engineers Mark Floyd, David Luco, James Lathrop, Jacob Carner and William Tunkey. Tunkey 's run from Erie to Buffalo was 86 miles, which he negotiated at tho average speed of near ly 71 miles per hour, the best timo mado by any of tho five men at tho throttle. The train consisted of an engine and three cars, and weighed 4S8.500 pounds. "I had no schedule," said Tunkey to a reporter, "but I know what timo I must mako to beat the record, and I did it. Wo were moving at the rate of 80 miles an hour inside of the first 30 reds. Near Algona I had only ten inches of water, and felt a littlo scared, but I was all ready to dump the fire in the ash- box and run in on the steam I had stored. When we rolled into Buffalo, I was clean out, and couldn't have crawled another mile at ten miles an hour. " During the World's fair Tunkey handled the famous exposition flier. OCTAVE TKANET'S NEW MISSION. To the Rescue of Miss Flagler, Who Killed a Negro Boy. Octave Thanet's mission heretofore has been to write very readable short stories and novels of western life, but at present she has a new mission. She has left her homo in Davenport, la., and has gone to Washington to console and comfort her friend, Miss Flagler, who accidentally shot and killed a young ne gro boy not long ago and has been in dicted by the grand jury for the offense. Miss Flagler fired a pistol to frighten away a gang of roughs who were de spoiling her garden, and tbo bullet struck tho young negro who was outside tho fence watching tho roughs and in no way taking part in the disturbance. Tho coroner's jury acquitted Miss Flagler, but tho grand jury took a different view of her deadly act. Octave Thanet's real namo is Miss Alice French. Sho was born in An dover, Mass., in 1850, and admits that her mother's ancestors camo over in the Mayflower. When sho was but 5 years mwmmmm $5 OCTAVE THAKET. old, her father removed to Davenport, la., which has since been her home, but sho was educated, at the samo seminary in Andover that her grandmother at tended many years before tho birth of tho novelist. She is a large, wholesome looking woman, with a fair complexion, brown hair and bright, intelligent blue eyes, which sparkle with good nature and humor. She was strongly drawn to literary pursuits as a girl, and her first notable published story appeared in Tho Atlantic Monthly in January, 1884. Tho tale was entitled "The Bishop's Vaga bond," and was such a strong effort that people began to wonder who Octavo Thanet was and to predict that a new literary light had appeared. In March tho same year The Century Magazine published another story, "Mrs. Finlay's Elizabethan Chair. ' 1 Since then a great many stories and novels havo come from the pen of the gifted Iowa writer, and she is now regarded as one of the stron gest short story writers in America. She has a passion for old furniture and rare china, and has also made quite a valu able collection of pictures by modern French and Italian mastera. HOOD'S FILLS cure Liver His, Biliousness, Indigestion, Headache. A Hajuwrt laxative. 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