BBS? "vV'i"'"V "" l " '
K f. . MNm th tMlleota AM net, go up to
L, , M UMt MpMttd. 1,660 feet, neverthe-
W b" K'u clearly demonstrated that
Hor tM.wtraph can be used to communl
B" . ' eatr from any attitude.
K "The Evening World" reporter, being
H& n experienced operator and alio a
H Bailor nan, wan (elected for the task.
H Ha said after hla brief ascension that
Hfc' could, telegraph with the name ease
Hf? ' he 'had been sitting at a desk In
H;', the office of the Postal Telegraph Com-
RF The balloon swayed from side to
HK tide In lone graceful curves, but the
Hh? motion was as gentle as a babe bring
B rocked In a cradle. There was not the
n.' slightest jerk or Jar.
Hj The only handicap to complete the
mWl Success) of the experiment wen the lark i
H'' Of sufficient gas to take the balloon up,
B. , 1.600 feet
H; The half-Inch hemp rope which was
B, ' attached to tho balloon between the I
Hl basket and the balloon proper was rove I
K through a trail block attached to a mass
K Of granite sunk In the ground, which is
Ht' called an ancor. The balance of the
Bl; rope was carefully colled In a tub so
U that It could run freely as more rope
Hb was needed Eight men handled the
Hp. rope and paid It out slowly as ordered
H by Prof. Myers.
Ht' When the descent was made the rope
K was attached to the rear axle of a
K heavy wagon, drawn by two steady j
K,: stout horses, and they started off nt a
HL' alow walk, the balloon coming as pret-
KL tlly to the ground as a dove alighting '
Ht) ' en the roof of Its rote. I
mY- At 1.52 the airship was again hauled
Kr down, and the aeronaut vaulted nimbly
K through the netting and landed on his
HLV Another ascension will be made on
HfL Monday, when an ample supply of gas
mV,, will be provided.
; BIG FIRE AT WATERFORD.
BBJk Grace Church and a I.arare Mill In
K. a Dlase.
B. ALDANY, July 20. A special to The i
Br State says the Fort Knltt .Mill, at
HYt Waterford, employing 200 hands, Is on
Hk Are this afternoon and will bo con-
H. Grace P. E. Church, In the rear of
HL' the mill, Is ablase and the fire Is rpread-
K' BIO VESSELS FOR TUB LAKE.
K Tbrr Will, Kre ting, no the- Great
Kf llnllt of the Carrylnar Trnde.
L&' (Prom tho Cleveland trader.
HflK. Plans already formed settle the ques-
Hjrn tlon whether lako steamships 400 feet
Vv long or upward, with a capacity of
K, carrying 6,000 tons of freight at a load,
B will be common after the opening of
Vt the channels twenty feet deep through
HF' all the shallows between Duluth and
MWLl Chicago and the ports of Lake Erie.
BBT- There Is no longer a doubt that such
H1 monster vessels will rapidly multiply I
BJH within the next few years, and they
BBBV are certain to do a great part of the i
Bio carrying trade of the lakes, perhaps
BBg most of It, before the end of the cen-1
Bjr. Tly steamships already contracted for I
BBSr; and those which are certain to he built .
BV before next Spring will undoubtedly
BJBZ far surpass all vessels now In use
BSWA In ability to make money at low rates
Hfv for freight that other vessel owners
Hi,' will be forced to follow the pioneers
KL of this latest step forward In the con-'
BRTy structlon of splendid lake carriers.
K Even an over supply of tonnage, such
BJH as Is very llk-ly to be the result, will
BJK not prevent the work of replacing small
BBW, craft with steamers of the largest elm
BjKP from going on steadily. In one sense
BBk1 It will hasten the change. Only the
K.' biggest vessels can make money In :
BBpj1. such seasons of general over-competl-1
BK4 tlon for cargoes, and In order to con-
fKt tlnue the business the owners of old I
BBS)" boats must let them go and put In com-
BBK-, mission steamships equal to any on the
BBSB great lakes.
K"? CHEAP ELECTHIC1TY.
BBgf Every Day Develops gome Xnr I'ae
HV . f tke Poteat and Subtle Fluid.
Hf? ,& (From tk. ClactansU Trlbun. )
BbTI What electricity cannot do, or will
BwC set do, la not worth a guess. We are
H?Y f;' tempted at times to think the subtle
BTv ' fluid, or gas, or ether, wave force, or
BstCi ' whatever It Is. has reached Its limit of
BxJ usefulness. Then a day adds to the I
BT r,.t. the latest Is the use of electricity
B&r v to kill weeds along the railroad tracks.
BMt Electrical generators are mounted on
BMI fr T1 'round connections made I
BaVi through the wheels. The other part of
Bt the dynamo Is carried to the tops of the
BaW- weeda by means of an electrical brush
K and when the current Is on the nerds
H' are done for. When the man comes
Bf, Jon. wJi can ,a,,heL .,he force
B' cfceaplr the use of electricity will be
K aauluplled a hundred fold, and the In-
Bl Tenter will reap a fortune that will
BR- rival that of tke Rothacbilde. '
DEFENDER FIRST HOME.
(Continued from First Page.)
satlsflod, as from the rapidly disappear
ing smoke not only a good breese, but
hnlf a gale wan promised.
One thlnir which was commented upon
by all wa the appearance of the dif
ferent sailing vessels In the bay, scarce
ly a bit of bunting being seen. Lib
erty lalsrd nnd the Rtnluo of Liberty
never looked better, while the shore on
both sides of tho Narrows looked a per
Aliunde V. Cm SelntV.
Few yachts were encountered on the
way iloun. Tho only one which gave
any recognition v.as the Atalanta, of
tho Atlantic Yacht Club, nt Hay ltldge.
Tho boats nnd trains there tooted pleas
antly, while the gun of the Crescent
Athletic Club, nt Eighty-fourth street
nnd Hhore road, ias fired In salute.
Forts Hamilton and Wndsworth
having been left behind, glasses cte
levelled at the horizon don the lower
bay. Yachts of all kin Is were seen,
but neither the VlLllant nor the De
fender could for n time lit) sighted. They
had gone donn long Iwfore. One thing
the yarhtsmen did not like was the
haze which appeared to be over the bay.
Among those on board the Cephus
were Mr. nnd .Mrs. C. Tobias, 1. Foyles,
II. R. Hoer, Mr. and Mrs. .T. Klllns
worth, J. M. Lllibey, J. H. l'latt. II. M.
Cook, Lieut. Morrll, James Francis,
Miss Hermance, V. T Costen, J C. Orr,
Dr. Wlllots, chaplain of the Atlantic
Yacht Club: Mr. Cox, II. It Hoome,
I'aymaster Tiffany, A, Carey Smith, A,
II. Jones, M. Chase The lntter two were
In charge of the Cepheus.
Scene nt the Llarhtshlp.
It was exactly 10 00 when the Cepheus
arrived at the Hcotland Lightship, and
the appearance of the bay at that time
was sufficient to enthuse the heart of the
most sluggish yachtsman. Defender,
with main sail, Jib, club topsail and stay
sill set, was imping about slowly, tnt
cjnosure of all rns and the admiration
of ever) body A hundred glasses were
levelled at her and tho one exclamation
was heard on every side:
"Oh, what beautiful sails."
llefore the exclamations of admiration
died away a dozen sailors ran out on the
lwwsprlt renily to hoist the balloon Jib
at u moment's notice. She seemed to
move through the water as easily as a
swan, cutting the water as If with a
Vigilant also looked at her best, and
those who remembered the hitter's rn-.
with Vulkyrle were amazed at tho
change In her. Tho referee's boat,
Hjlvln, had been nosing around, mixing
with the Vamoose. On the Scotland
Lightship everything had also been ac
tive, and the llrst and second signal hail
been set. The course decided U(on was
to windward and back, fifteen miles.
The Flrrs Jet Awny,
The first signal to get ready lo start
wae fired at 11.20 20, one red ball having
been hoisted on the referee's boat. In-
f OHK OF "THB BTE.MJtO WOULD' METHODS OF HKPOItTISCi THE
A, YACHT HACK.
stnntly there was a tooting of whistles
from the Luckenbach. Vainomw and the
aoiens of other tugs around. Iloth
yachts at once Stood In towards tho
Jersey shore Jockeying for position
At 11.30 anil 11.30 30, the new nnd old
cup-defenders crossed the line as named,
At 11 10 o clock, the wind having fresh
ened considerably, both jachts stood off
on a long reach, by which It whs pos
sible to test the relative merits of the
yachts. Defender stood away out of
the water without the least splashing,
while th lee rail of Vigilant was con
Defender was really out-polntlng. ns
well as out-footing the comiuerer of
w" jeers ago It looked then as If
Defender would mnke the race a regu
lar procession. She seemed to be In
creasing her Irud at every moment
lloth big single-stickers continued on
this reach for nearly half the couree,
Defender seeming to gain slightly every
moment All the way along the breeze,
while Increasing slightly, made very lit
tle difference with the water
Occasionally Vigilant would eer over
at an angle of nearly forty.ftve degrees,
while Defender stooj almost straight
up In the water
At It 10 o'clock, unomclil time. De
fender made the llrst reach to port.
Igllant kept slightly ahead for some
minutes longer, when she also went
about on the same tack
At 12 30 o'clock Defender took In her
Jib topsail. Five rnlnutca luter she
went about again.
Defender then looked to be about
three minutes ahead.
I DEFENDER'S BIG MAINSAIL.
Made In Providence, as Jfo Bristol
I Floor Was Large Knnuah.
PROVIDENCE, It. I., July 20 -De-fender's
new mainsail was cut In In
fantry Hall yesterday and sent down to
Hrlsto to be made at the HerreshorT
shops last night. The big sail was cut
here because the Herreshoffs had no
place nearer at hand large enough to
I accommodate the measurements.
tiupt. Hathaway, for the llerreshoffs,
Par tht benefit of thoM rralori who r not fmtllr with the ttchntcttltlM of rig on a mo4eern racing sloop th following dencrlptlon of
the IttU It printed The large Mil back of tht mitt It the mtlnull, ant It attached at th upper end to the gjff anl at the loner end to tho
boom Tht edge nearttt tht matt U the luff, tht outer fret end being tht lenh Tht tall ImmedtMtljr abort a clubtopiill, and It kept In po
tltlon br two apart; that nasi th topmatt btlng tht ard and th other, at the foot of tht till, being iha club. In heavy wlnda a gafftoptall.
amaUr and without extra apart, li ucd,
Viral btfore the matt la tht atajraall, which It attach! to rlnga tUdlng on the fo rat tar. which reachta to tht lower matthead The nett
aall In front It tht Jib Heachlng from tht eni of the bwprlt to tht hti of the topou.it la a apace which la filled aa detlred according to
force of wind, by Jlhtorullt of which there art four aUea, ranging from a "baby" Jlbtopialt to a balloon Jlbtopiull. Tht laxt 'named la large
tnough to rtach from bowaprlt end to topmaathead, and Ha lower tdge la long enough to reach further back than the mait. All art t filing
without alldlng on a atar.
InnddltlOnto theat iaIIi a aplnntker la um! whfn the yacht la aalled directly before tht wind It la trlnnnutar in ahxpe, and rmchea
fmm Mpmaathead to the outer end of a boom which la guyed at nearly or u,u'it rlfht anglea to th vcr n,e The lnlde lower end I handled
In turh a manner that It forma a huga bag, at dwi tht balloon Jlbtopnall, It ta, of courae, art on the opposite ld to that of the malnsill.
had charjff of th -ork and pecurM x
tru flullmnkors here a nsnlet In the cutting.
BRITANNIA FOULS AILSA.
The I.Htter then Sailed Over tin
Ilnynl Ulster Course Alone. I
nANOOIt, Ireland, July aO.-In the
regatta of the Iloyal Ulster Yacht Club,
to-day Ilrltanula fouled Allsa anil re
tired from the rnco.
Allsa then Bulled over the course
A PI.UCK.V I.KADVI1.I.R SIIKHIFK.
Iliive llr nsTfd n I.avryer from an
Infurlalril 1'arty nf lynchers.
tKrom th V,hlncton l"n,t )
"Ttio bravest act 1 saw during my
residence In Icartllle," said Mr. Pey
ton It. Hull, who spent upward of ten
years In tho carbomttn camp, "was on
one occasion when a mob tried to
lynch a man and the Hherlft protected
"A lawyer named Enrly was trj Ing
a rase beforo Justice of the l'eaco Dn
Long. A dispute arose hetween him and
the counsel on tin optrustte side, and
tho latter nulled his gun and uttempted
to shoot Early. llefore ho could pull
the trigger- or. nt least, before he
could hit Early the lutter. whose
marksmanship was somowhat better,
fired across the table and killed his
opponent The shouting was altogether
Justifiable, but pi-oplc were sick of
such tragedies, and In less time than It
takes to tell It a mob formed nnd an
attempt was made to lynch tho lawjer.
Among the crowd were several poltco
men, who, lnsteud of trying to quiet the
outbreak, weie as loud as the rest In
shouting for Uarlj's blood, and the
situation was critical to a line point.
"Early had not yet left the court-room,
and nothing on earth apparently stood
between htm and a horrible doAth, when
a man npix-arod on the scene whose
nerve was suitlclent to paralyze the
clamorous mob and save the lawyer's
life. The court-room was but a short
distance from the county Jail, and the
outbreak had lieen witnessed almust
from Its starting by the Sheriff. This
olllt'lal was a big (lermaii named Peter
Htcker, who, before ho was elected
hherlff, ran a saddltry shop on Chestnut
sit eel. Itecker, as soon as he saw the
mob forming, run oer to see what the
trouble wax, and darted upstairs Into
the court-room, where he found Early
and the deud man, and waa briefly In
formed what had trnnsplred and the
danger to which Eaily was exposed.
" 'Do as I tell you,' said Becker to
Ilurly. 'imd I'll take you to Jail and no
mother's son shall touch you.'
"Tho mob was Just about to rush up
stairs when the saw Early nnd the
Sheriff coming 'j meet them Early wa
I in front and Itecker behind, both onus
around the lawyer's waist und each
hand holding u sinister-looking six
shootur pointing straight at the crowd,
Ms ees watching e ery movement they
made ovet Earll's shoulder He was
ulng the lawer's body as a breastwork,
while at the same time he was protect
ing him with hts revolvers. When they
reached the foot of the stairs Decker
told the mob to fall bnrk
" Tm going to take this mm to Jail!"
he cried out above the confusion, 'lie Is
my prisoner, and Is going to be pro
tected If It takes my life. You can't
kill him without killing me. and If any
man las a hand on him while he is In
my custody I'll drop htm In his tracks I
Now clear the wayl'
"He pushed Early before him, and
passed Into the crowd, the Sheriff walk
ing step by step behind the prisoner, and
the two moving like one man Tlie
foremost of the mob found the Sheriff's
gun-barrels frowning them right In the
ees, and made room, as did the mm
next behind. And one after another,
I while the revolvers were pointing
right and left and straight ahead as
though on a sensitive swivel, the crowd
6ressed aside and formed a narrow lane
irough which the Bheiift and his prls.
orer passd Into the street and finally
reached the Jail unmoleeted
"It was the grittiest piece of business
I ever saw, and It won with the mob,
Early was tried and ncquitted by a
unanimous verdict, and at last accounts
was practising law In Kansas City."
Hetty Oreen Itnya a Piece of PI.
(From t& Cblrio Trlbsat )
Mrs Hetty Oreen, the richest woman
In America, passed through Freeport
III . en the Fourth While changing
cars she bought a piece of pie at the
depot lunch-counter. When charged 10
cnts, the regular price, she protested
so vigorously that the caterer threw oft
a nickel, supposing her to be a nsedy
UNIONISTS' NET GAIN 61.
If. Illilrr llnitunri Defeated In Esst
LONDON, July 20 At 2 o'clock this
afternoon the following was tho stand
ing of the different parties:
Llb,rU .. 17
Nrt Unlonlit gain 81.
Conservatives have won new seats as
NorthstnptnnahlrF, South PMiton The Hon. I
K. It liuffl&i,!rnnant. I'onitrratlvt) 4(53
1) C. Outline, Liberal 1,114
Conservative majority 1,129
Mr. authrle'a majority at the last election was.
Cumberland. Weat Dtvlaton The Hon. II. I
J Duncombe, Conervatle 3,717
I) Almwurth. Liberal S,M
Conienatlte majority ill
Kir Alnaworth'a majority at the last election
Jtojburs.hlre The Karl of Dalkeith (Con- i
The Hon. N P. Napier (Liberal) 2,161
Coneertatlve majority Ill
Mr Napler'a majority t tho laat election
waa 711 I
Uevonihlre, Ilirnataple Division Blr W. C. I
Uull. Dart, Coniervatlv, 4.IS1
A. Illllson. Liberal 4,121
Conservative majority M
Mr unison's majority at the laat election u
Ba-llorfehlre, North Division, I-orJ A.
Compton, t'nlonlat 1,141
O w E Russell, Liberal t.7t
. t'nlonlst majority , 317
' Mr. Kussell'a majority at the laat election was
Hucklnthamthlre, North Division W. W.
CarlllH Conservative MM
li a Ion, Liberal 48!
Conservatlie majority 4.711
Mr Leon at the last election had a majority ot
Oifontshlrt, Woivtstotk Dhlslon 0 H.
O It. Uenson. Liberal 1,740
Conservative majority 129
I Mr llenaou'a majority at tht last tltctton
' was 111
Ayr llurshs O. L. Orr-Kv.lng. Conservative 1.0G7
V lilrkmrre, Liberal ....l.lli
Conservative majwlt) . .... 231
At the last election Mr lllrkmyre had s ro
I Jortty of sen otes
lllainorasnshlre South Division Major W.
H Wyndham (julnn. Conservative ... 1747
A J Williams. Liberal 4 1!S
Conservative majority " 122
At the laat election Mr Williams had a
majority of 9IS
Ctouceiterahlre Kaat Division The Hon
II llslhurst. Conservative 4 509
It I. V Lewson. Liberal 4,292
Conservative majority ... ... Ill
Mr l.av.eon'a majority at the last election waa
Liberals have won seats as follows;
Lincolnshire, HrlK Division- II J llekltt.
J M Iltrhardeon, Conservative 4,110
Liberal majority 771
Mr Rlrhardaon's majority at the last election
Llnllthsowshlre A. t're. Liberal 1.780
T, Hope, Conservative . 1,111
Liberal majority 07
Mr Hope, at Ihe election of June. 1S93, ta4 a
majortt) of 119
H. Rider Haggard was defeated, the
vote In East Norfolk standing as fol
lows: R. J Trice Liberal, sitting member 4.604
II. llldrr llaiisrd. Conservative 4.401
Liberal majority .. IN
At lha election of 1191 air, Price had s ma
jority ot 440.
A PerllUeT Feline's Sorrovr.
(Prom the Cincinnati Trlbuna )
A rather pathetic cat story comes from
one of the down river suburbs. Little
Pearlle Kelch, the daughter of Mr. Enos
Kelch, has a large pet cat whtch has
slept for many months In a basket by
her. A week ago the child was taken by
her mother to Nebraska. They left In
the morning before the cat was up, and
Pearl's little nightgown was left In a
white heap on the floor. When the rat
missed the child It went to the little
gown and laid Itself down there and has
refused to leave It, save at short Inter
vals, ever since. The other members of
the family have not had the heart to
take the garment away from the discon
TROLLEY BREAKS OUT.
Violation of Hie Kprril Ordinance
Cntifies Many Accidents.
Since Mayor Schleren, of Brooklyn,
practically dismissed the trolley speed
Inspectors oars have been Increasing
speed and violations of the city ordi
nance nre of rerjuent occurrence. The
police again have begun to receive re
ports of people being Injured and prop
Ten-year-old Edward Schwlnchel, of
86 Tompkins avenue, was knocked down
by car 1,848 of the Myitlo avenue lino
ati Myrtle nnd Tompkins avenues. He
was badly cut about the face.
Oar 3,112 of the Crosstown line ran
Into a wagon driven by llenjamln Kelly,
of 25 Schenck slteet. Kelly's horse was
Injured und the front platform of the
Fire broke out beneath trolley car
No. i!,v3D, of the Flushing avenue line, as
It .was going ulung Flushing uvenue,
near Classon avenue, last night. The
flames started In the motor-box and sent
up 1 cloud of smoke, which caused a
crc,wd to gather and watch the efforts
of the motarman ami conductor to ex
tinguish tne blaze. While the crowd wa!
standing around, several tongues ot blue
flame shot nut and caused excitement.
The firemen were summoned, nnd after
they chopped nwuy a cectlon of the
flooring the lire was extinguished.
Car 4,413, nf the (Irand street line, ran
Into a wagon tlrhen by John Hanley,
of 164 Union avenue, last night. A pas
senger, who said he was J, W. West and
refused to give lib address, was caught
between the side of the car and the
wagon, and was badly bruised.
Prof, lie Strfotil's Denial.
Trof. R. K. De Stefonl, the music teacher
ot 14! State atreet, Hrooklyn. denies abaoluttlf
all, the allegations male In Mrs Mary K. Mar
tin,'! answer to her hustunla suit tor dlrorca
that be estranged her husbant He saya Martin
ceaaed to be bia pupil about two veara ago, and
that be had not aeen him since one ot bis
I concern In April, this year. He denlea that
MarUn sited up his conacrv story, and declares
there waa never any beer-drlnklng t&ere, nor
any attemptel discretions on the part of his
pupils, all of whom belong to the most re
spectabU families He tuys Jealousy ot hla
success Is at the bottom of all thee allegations,
which be believes were In.UgateJ by some
enemies ot bis who hare tried to injure bit
reputation an. business.
Eloped with Ills MNter-lll-l.nw.
Mrs. Mary Schuvter. s gno! looking oung wo
man, living at 219 Kent avenue Williamsburg ap
plied to Justice floettlng for a warrant tins morning
weeplngl) telling the magistrate that her hus
band, Herman, a draughtsman eloped last night
with her sister Harbara, a Monte of seventeen.
Mrs. Schuster said she sent to her home at
Carlarube, Germany, for her sister, who ar
rived a month ago Her hubvnl, she ssld be.
csme tnfstuatsd with her flsshlng eres. anl last
night sister and husband deecrtel h.r The wo
man waa referred to Ihe Charities Commissioners
I Stole Ills SchuetsenfeHt Prises,
I During the night thieves entered the
apartments of IMchard Hamman, 1101
Myrtlo avenue, lirooklyn, and stole $75
worth of Jewelry, They als"o carried oft
several prizes which Mr. Hamman won
at the recent Schuetzenfest
I Uurglars broke Into J II Hoecker's
optical store, 312 Fulton street, and
stole 130 worth of Instruments.
IJitiJIoiml n l'ln.
Mamie Cabaroizo, of 772 Hicks street,
' lirooklyn, was dressing herself this
morning to attend a picnic, when she
accidentally swallowed a pin. An am
bulance surgeon was called to attend
her and she was relieved.
Initialed on n Fence.
Ate! Holt, a carpenter, ot Day Ridge, fell
from the roof ef a new ho- t 71 West Clark
I sua street, Flalbush. this nornlng, sal was 1m-r-a'.t4
oa a picket feace As be struck the
ground be fell agwtnat lbs fsnee and ths sharp
nds of Ue pickets puneturel his arms He
was removed to the Seney Hoi?ltat.
Xo. ft JYnuieil Marlon Cleveland.
Trealdent and Mrs. Cleveland have decided to
nam their third daughter Marlon. Like the two
other children, Marios baa no middle name. It
la possible that lha baby waa named In honor
of Ike lltUe New England village ot Marlon. Mrs.
QsTSlaaa's former summer home
,-? t AtWl. Jt vW Lfti'l'l'4-t 1 1, 4. rolls' TorMa
A Widespread Cosnplalat Basel Sans
Peculiarities of Ita Victims.
(Prom the London Laaest)
Stuttering la a' widely spread com
plaint. Frequent allusions are made to
It In ancient history, and at the present
day It Is prevalent In all parts ot the
world. It Is met with among the negro
races of Africa and Is common among
the Mongolian Inhabitants of China,
where It has been given the suggestive
namo of "kchl-ko." For some unex
plained reason It Is twice as frequent
among mates as females. Although
stuttering Is often met with In Indi
viduals whose mental capacity Is far
above the averuge, yet there Is reason
to believe that the proportion of suffer
ers Is higher among epileptics and
nmong thoie of defective mental devel
opment than among ordinary people,
nnd that the prognosis In these subjects
Is less hopeful. The affection Is rarely
congenital. It usually comes on either
In early childhood or not Infrequently
begins with some epoch In a child's life.
such as the first going to school, period
of second detention, and so forth. Caijes
are not infrequently met with In which
a child 1ms been a stutterer and re
covered relapses on going to a boarding
I school A well-known physiologist, who
hnd almost completely mastered the de
fect, found It return to a distressing
degree on going to live abroad, where
he had to converse In an unfamiliar
language. Generally spenklng, mere' Is
a slight natural tendency to spontane
ous recovery, but this recover' may be
expedited and years of discomfort avoid
ed by appropriate treatment.
On listening to the conversation of a
stutterer you at once observe that ,he
does not have equal difficulty with all
consonants, and that those on which he
stutters give difficulty only when ocenr
, ring an the Initial letter of a word or
! more rarely when commencing a syll-
able Stuttering on vowels Is ery In
frequently met with. When he comes to
one of his stumbling blocks he makes
evident attempt to pronounce It, but In
the majority of cases remains silent.
Occasionally he manages to pronounce
the consonant, and then keeps on re
peating It, talking, for example, of a
b-b-b-bath b-b-bun. This form, although
so frequently met with In fiction nd In
anecdotes. Is decidedly less frequent than
the silent form. When once the difficult
sound has been produced, the words
tumble out rapidly In a Jerky way, "like
water being poured out of a bottle," un
til the flow Is checked by a fresh stutter:
This curlom. Jerky mode of speech fre
quently persists when the stutter haa
been overcome, and may even last dur
ing the whole of the patient's life. Stut
tering Is always Increased by excite
ment, drend, or any strong emotion, and
bv nlcohol. Even In a healthy person
stuttering Is common under the Influence
of strong emotion "speechless with
nnger" and "stammered out a few words
nf apology" are expressions which we
frequently meet with, and which we
probably know by experience to be ac
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A Vr.rtMOT SOLDIER'S MEDAL.
Fonnd In the Field Where McClel.
Innd's Army Camped In 1862.
(From the Washington Post,)
A gold medal was found on the farm
of I)r Oustavus Brown. Dlckerson
Station, Mil., yesterday, which would
seem to have been lost while McClel
land's army was encamped at that
place In 1802. Some laborers engaged
in digging postholes unearthed a bright
object about eighteen Inches below tho
surface, und on examination It was
seen to be u medal about the slxe of a
ten-dollur gold piece. On one side Is a
vignette of Gen. McClelland, encircled
by tho letters of his name. On the re
verre side, standing out plain and dis
tinct, appoars the name of "Franklin
O. Pullslpher, Co. I, Twelfth Vermont
Cannon halls and other relies of a
hnttlelleld are frequently found on the
Brown farm and as there was fighting
at Dickinson Station during the war.
It Is not Impossible that the medal waa
lost In battle by the man who had won
It by some brave exploit In another en
gagement, and that he himself fell on
the spot where the mark of honor has
lain for more than thirty years, but the
finders are inclined to think that It was
lost while the army was In camp, local
" THE EVENINQ WORLD'S" BALLOON AND THE RADIUS OF POSSIBLE COURSES. I
tradition having It that the place where
the medal was found was within the
limits of the camp, and that perhaps
Franklin G, Pullslpher still lives. The
1 medal Is In the possession of Mr. Jaml
1 son, the superintendent of the farm.
I l)lckeron Station 1b on the Metropol
1 Hun branch of the Baltimore and Ohio
Railroad, thirty miles from Washington.
Culling Servants with a Pole.
IFrom Ihs Montreal Star )
A quaint practice exists at the Bishop
of London's palace at Fulham, and this
consists In what appears to be a time
honored custom of waking up the epis
copal domestics by means of a Ions;
pole. At Fulham the Palace lodgs
' keeper has a regular morning duly ko
I perform In arousing certain of th ser
I vants at successive hours, beginning at
i 5 30. The polo he uses Is not employed,
however, like the old church "rousing
staves," which came In handy In
churches In the case of Inattentive or
dozing members of the congregation to
bring them to a proper sensa of their
position. The venerable map la pro
vided with a slender rod some fifteen
feet In length, and with this he raps
on the antique casements of the ser
vants' bedrooms In the quadranglo
within the massive wooden gates of the
large western archway, and he contin
ues his attention until the sleeper gives
a more or less grateful answer.
Eskimo Superstition Is Ruinous.
For many year furriers have noticed
that all the skins of polar bears which
they have received have .been mutilated
by the loss of thv nose. A Parlsan fur
rier has discovered that this Is a re
mit of a superstitious belief prevalent
among the Eskimo, that whenever a
polar bear Is killed his nose must be
cut off and thrown upin the lot, or bad
luck will follow lbs bupttr.
'aytf' if ril"' ljtf ilaUfeifaMtV 4j
M THEATRES IFJT WEEK.
"Eftren Buabians" and "Poor
Jonathan " at Terrace Garden.
Another Sourenlr Matlne of " The
Sphtax " at the Casino.
At thf Tcrraca Oirdn M&nigr He a mi tin li
working with n i.moit Winter teil. Although
'Bcwctelo acd "Th Mtrrjr War" did w wU
during th pit; wk, thtr will not b rtulned.
Tn jjVrtn fluabUni,' orlflnillf produced In
Ne York by McCault'i company, will b amng
Monday, TvtaJay and WrdntHday nlghti, while
th rit of th week will be devoted to "Poor
Jonathan," whlrh la aaxlatd In th memorlea
of N York. with Lillian Ruuell and the
Caln The ra-t will Include all th prlnclp.li
of th Conreld'Fertncty company.
"Th Sphlox" remain at th Casino. A new
on will be Introduced Into It Monday night by
Kdwtn Steven, th comedian Mr Atkln an
nottntf (hut next Saturday matinee wtlt be an
other Bomentr ccailon Mini Chrlitle McDonald ,
will, on tint oration, hold a reception on the
attg and present a memento to every lady who
wilt venture behind th footllght. New veraes
have been added to Ihe quirtet at th beginning
ot th t-onl act, and th opera haa been other
The Caatno Itoof Garden will have Ita usual
varied pivigratnme nett week. The contributor! to
th entertainment will be th original tllg Four, i
Including Matter Martin. Al neevm. th banjolat:
Billy CartwrigM, Kitty Well, the erlo-comlc;
Annie KdwaMi Dorothy Drew. Ruasell and Pearl,
Sanford ant I, "the Teuton and th Celt;"
Annie Lloyd. Hilly Johmon, La Petit Adelaide.,
nestle Phillip, a Callforntan comedienne, and
the Leigh elatcra In their "Trilby" dance.
Th Paul PotterDu Maurier "Trilby" la now In
h fifteenth week of It run at Palmer'a Theatre,
and Mr. B. E Rork remark with Skakeipearlan
correct new that "age eannot wither nor custom
itale the Infinite variety" of Its attraction. Th
on hundred and fiftieth performance of "Trilby" j
occora four week hence, and the occasion wilt
b marked by ft lavlah distribution of aouvenlr
W. If, Thompson' 8r en gait I a good plec of
work, although It I generally conceded that 'f
lacka th virtu of Lackey' conception,
Smith and Cook, a team of comedians very
popular In thi city, will make their first appear
ance this season at the American Roof Garden
Monday night. Miss Madge Hills will Introduce
another new song, although "Oh, Uncle John,"
continues to be a popular as ever. Other features
of the programme will be Jamea Thornton, the
tlrelee monologalst; Gallagher and West, come
dians; Paulo and Dlka, the Petwlan duettlsts;
Edgar Ely, aa "ths new man;" Loll the, In an
el ec trie dance; Thomas J. Ryan, Cameron and
Tht .continuous performers at Proctor's Theatre
nett week will be Kna Dertoldl, the pretty little
contortionist and hand balancer; the Lundgreens,
who are at the same time comedians and acro
bat; Dllks and Wad, th Wood listers, Ned
Monro, a blaek face mustcat eccentric; the
Deaumont sisters. In song and danras; Leslie and
Ten ley. Whiting and Shppard. Tony Williams,
who Imitates star actors Dally and HI n ton,
Eatall Winston Beebe Rlel, th McVlckers
Martin trio and th Mullallea.
There will be three soloists at th Bouia band
concerts at Manhattan Bich to-day. They will
be Mlsa Clara Aline Jewell, a contralto from he
Bostonlftns; A. L. Oullle, the well-known tenor,
and Arthur Pryor, a trombone player. To-morrow
De Wolf Hopper, whoa serar cold Incapacitated
him last week, will sing at both th afternoon
and evening concerts. To-morrow's programme
will be eiceedlngly Interesting, and will Include
Smareglla's overt ur to "Cornelius Schut," and
an arrangement ot Chopin's A flat polonals.
Ths Rice entertainments at Manhattan Beach
are still doing remarkably well. The Circus Car
nival draws crowds. Ale Id Capltaln. th "per
fect woman;" th four Behrodes, the Reifords and
Tat all and Abaehl ar still members of this
"carnival." Jn ths theatre "1412" Is always
well patronised, and the Saturday i P. M. mat
inee ar proving to be very profitable affairs.
Pain's fireworks are displayed In all their scln
Ullant glory In the fireworks enclosure, and the
Japaneae-Chtnea illustrations Are the beat that
,Paln has ever given m
I The bill at Iluber't Fourteenth Street Museum
next week wilt Inelude the Fat Women's Wood
Sawing Contest the stout ladles being "goaded
on to superhuman efforts by Urge and cheering
crowds" Billy Weill, th man with the Iroi.
skull; Walter Stewart, th armies and legless
wonder; Zaroma. with her dn of alligators, and
In th theatorlum th California Specialty Com
pany, Including Bobby and Kitty Emmet, th
Sawyer brothers, Thome Nolan, Tom Robinson,
Harvey and the Aleiander sisters.
Charles N, Bchroeder announces as the features
of the bill at the Madison Squar Roof Garden
neil week th Mldgleys, In thlr skit called "Oh,
What a Picnic;" Montague and West, Press
I Eldrldge, "Commander In Chief of the Army of
Fun," the Gaiety Girl Trio, I Is 1 nee and Petten
glll, Cushman and Holeomr. Hays and Henry.
In "Capital v Labor;" Etta Brger, Senorlta
, Conaulo TorUJada and her troupe, Ruth, Caron
and Herbert, and Kitty Ollmort, a singing sou
brett. Th attractions at Koster I Hal's Roof Garden
neit week will b Lola Yberrl, th Spanish
dancer; the three Hawthorne sisters In a specialty
.railed "The Sporting Girls;" Harry Ollfoll. ths
1 whistler; Kekla, the Japans Juggler; Daisy
Mayer, with her band of pickaninnies; Harry Le
I Clair and Ed Leill. burlesque comedians; J. W,
Reason, "Th Ruler of Nw York;" Oanlvet.
I th funny Frenchman; Claris Agnw, Marrlctta
I and Bel 1 1 no. and th Egger-Reiser troupe.
Billy Emerson, th mlnstrsl comedian, will
hd th programme at Kslth's Union Squar
Thatrs neat weak. His associate! at that bouse
will b Ouyr and Goodwin, Ward and Curran,
Mies Cherdalo Sim peon. Nettle ds Coursey, Bald
win and Daly, Wlllett and Thorns' s Comedy
Company Is aa after -plec called "A Harlem
Flat!" Symead. Hughe and JUstns. Charles
a OrttHVla, Mono and JUvsll. Mil. Kats
MlcasUaa. ta gists Wittier, B. SHs
and th. Crass brothers. ' LSSI
A new tresp will b altesa stlltMa
Uit Edss Msa' is-4r. J It will rsprsassa ui BH
Clerelis4 temllr, tad IMsdes Jh was afsra SaW
tk tew babr, Mrs. Cerlasr, dress Is ssM H M
bt aa ".tact eosr." aod th. salt Us FrtaUta
wears was mad, br hla own tailor. Ballasts si BB
th. Most, has been terr food darlat tht seal H
week. Th. dillr. concerts siren br tht sdmlrsblt ffSW
HtDtartan orchwttra art aloat worth TlslUai M
this resort to bear. P
HIS BIRTHDAY GIFT, V T
It Waa Too Sweet and learals ABJ t
that Hrm-gtltchl'sr. I
from tht Chleaco Tlroea-llaraJd.) I I
He was neither young- nor haadaoma.
but his bank account waa a thlm ol
beauty, and his new yacht Waa mora
attractive than ihe loveliest pair of yj
or the sweetest mustache In the world.
He was calling upon her, and aha waa
serenely conscious that his trap In front
of . Lhe. .door wag blna" nvlouil
watched by at least two of her yerS
dear friends. i
"I hope I am not too early In calllnr.
JIIss Orace," he waa' sayfnv, "but I I
really could not rest until I had thanked
you for your beautiful birthday present
To think that you actually .took th
trouble, to hemstlch and. embroider ma a.
doxen handkerchiefs all yourself!"
"Ob. Mr. Qoldle, don't apeak ot It; thj J
only value af which my poor little lift A
Is possessed Is the fact that It Is all rl
the product of my own hands." Ill
"Nothing; could be more valuable. X SI
am sure, nnd I shall treasure them all !
ways. So few younn ladles are able t II
do such work nowadays. Now. whew II
my first wife was llvins" V " II
"Oh. Mr. Qoldle, you know Toss
haven t a second onel " i '
"Not yet, to be sure, but I have alt H
wajs said that If, I married again ft
would be a srlrl versed In the womanly. BM
arts In which our grandmothers werv
proficient. " JgUa.
"Why. Mr. Goldle, I I am quite mir 'ga
prised. How odd that I should Just
happen to do that needlework for your'
"How charming, you mean. By thJ VI
way, I have named my new yacht tot
you." n i
"Oh. Mr. Qoldle, l It possible?" '
"Indeed It is. That is, I I didn't wisH
to be too personal, ao I called It tha SW
Three Graces. " SW
"Oh, Indeed, that Is quite a charming
Idea, I am sure." SB
"Xs. It was Miss Dora's Idea. I had B
Intended at first to call It simply The gSJ
Grace. Quite fanciful of Miss Dora, waa BBJ
It not?" . gSJ
"Yea; but dear Dora always did excel
In fancy rather than fact." SBJ
"Ah? Ily the way, I fear you arsj
quite' a buay person, Miss Grace."
"Yes, I am always busy from mortw BM
Ing to nlRht." .
"Indeed. I had hoped that you wouH
go for a sail with me frequently, but 1C SB
you are so busy, perhaps" SBJ
"Oh, I I think every one needs some) SBJ
recreation, djn't you?" BB
"quite ao. And I cannot have rots BB
spoiling your pretty eyes even over that BB
explslte needlework. You must manag BB
to go often. I only wish that we might BB
sail on through why, good morning. SB .
"Is that you, Dora? I didn't hear roBfl
ring the bell."
"I didn't, dear; the front door wesjBj
open, so I came right In. Your mother BJ
wanted me to alt with her, but I toldBJ
her that I was dying ta see you. Isn't BJ
Grace's ' mother lovely, Mr. Qoldle? X
think It was just too aweet of her to BJ
embroider and hemstitch all those love BJ
ly handkerchiefs for Grace to give you BJ
on your birthday. Why, are you going BJ
already? Well, I think I must go, too; BJ ,
I had forgotten that our old-rashloneo.
Dorcas Socle y meets this afternoon." BJ
MUSIC OF THE STREET. 'Qfl
Mr. landlord Fonnd He Mast RiiaUSi
It Whether He Would or Ho. 3Bfr
(From a Ijndon Latter.) SB
Police Magistrate Vaughn has given art Wi.
exposition of the law of organ grlndtna; BT
which will cause dismay to many peace) , B
loving households. Instead of beta M
proud of their nationality, three Bn, SJ
Ush youths disguised themselves Uksj Bj
Italians and mode their appearance In v
Norfolk street Strand, with a plana SJJ
organ, to the dismay of a private hotel; B
keeper there, who waa for once enjoylnaji AT
a quiet bank holiday In h's own parlorj 11
all his guests having gone to Hampsteaa f
or aome other auburban retreat. . f
The way they turned the machine was) 1
something abnormal. He asked them to I
Eo away, but they refused, and, Indeed-i I
e heard one whisper to the oUmw
"Let's give It to the old duffer lOwderH M
and the two of them then took held BBB
the handle and made It fly at triple tnU BJBJ
panslon speed. Ultimately the aOtaH BWB
keeper gave them In charge of a const- BJBJ
ble. who brought them before the magaj BJBJ
Istrate at Bow street. faW
In reply to the learned gentleman on aWJ
the bench, the complainant sam ha Was) BBS
doing no bualness on bank holiday; there BJBJ
was no sickness In the house, and tlia BJBJ
organ playing did not affect his health,' BJBJ
"Unless you are disturbed In your busM
ness," said Mr. Vaughan, "or there Is) Bpfl
sickness in the house or your health lat,faBjBJ
affected by the sounds of the organ, youj "BJBJ
cannot Interfere." "Then, can they)
play an organ In my street all datt BBJ
long?" asked the complainant. "Ye WW
unless tlie health of yourself oriyoui f
family Is Injured, or your business II I I
affected." "That's enough to' affaoi
any one's health," said the complainant, M I
Mr. Vaughan. turning. to the accused.
remarked: "Thsre are people who like td Ba I
listen to an organ; to others an organ la BJal
a source of misery. It Is evident tha. Bml
the prosecutor waa not favorably 1dm BJrj
preased with your mualc. Nevertheless- B
you were Improperly taken Into custody
and will be discharged." In other,
words, organ-grinders have the right to BJBJ.
torture a healthy man Into sickness, aura BJBJ
he has no redreas; but when he la 111 )BB1
and unable to leave his bed his relative
may order the torturer to cease until
the patient Is sufficiently convaleaceJ BJB
to be In a condition to fall 111 again. Tj JBj
Tired Women , JH
Nervous, weak and all worn oot-wttl,aVst'J lavJ
purlded blood, madt rich and ItaalthytyKeesTJ f-BJ
Btrtaparllla, ptrmantnt raUtl ' aa4staBSJasl H
Get Hood's btoatus EBB
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