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NEW WALLABO?T MARKET.
A TRADE ( ENTRE OF WHICH BROOKLTN I? PROUD. ONCE AN t'NSt IIITLT COLLECTION OF BIIANTIEA, N"\V HANDSOMELY REBUILT WITH AI_ M iDERN IMPKOVEMEM i'S. One if the proudest contributlona that Brook? lyn will make to the Greater New-York will be the rebuilt Walla! ul Market. The mark tmen and m rchants who do business there boas) thai i market I lor In equlpmi nt to any other, not only In the Greater New-York, but in Am rica, and possibly in the world. Situated as It Isai about the c ntre of the population of the Greater New-York, it t- cd not surprise an) i n if it becomes ultlmatcl) tl:,- ;..r at <-. ntral marl : of the bigger city. Wallabout is the only general market of im? portance in Brooklyn, and a prejudice thai lated agalnsl it when it was compos? loi anconi Shan ries lias now practically dlsapp ired. Hun? dreds of Brooklyn retailers, who f--i y? i :' their wagons acr? i Hi-- ferries and Bridge ;.. get si;] piles from tin N? w-York mark Is, have given up this needl? ss Joura? y and tie lr dellvei y ??? ag ons now mingle among the throng at the Wall? about. Th,? scene in this great marl of exchani b tween -1 ami 7 o'clock a. m., Into which few hours i he work of the day Is crowded, li one of Indescribable hustle and bustle, crowding and shouting. Farm, huckster, grocer) and butcher wagons, "f infinit.- variety and rthape, wedge eat h oth.-r into stich tight pockets that it is a matter of wond? r how they a:.- ever ? xtrl? at. d for th ? daily < ?."dus. In tl.pen square nr? lined up in s \i n aisl s the wag ms "f tt.. r il lands. Gravesend aid New Utrechl suburban truck-growers and the Queens and Bull >lk coun? ty farmers. The enormous proportions of this dealing between producers and consumers ma) be jiidi*, d when it Is stab 1 that one day last summi r six hundn d wagons ? re ? uni d in the square. This, the Wallabouters assert, is th market record - f A:: rica If any Brooklynitc h.? ; not visited Wallaboul farkel sin, e l?-?.?|. when Alfn d T. White, as City ?Works Commissioner, transformed it from a ?hantyvllie into a model village, he is d? stlm d t.. have a pleasant surpi se wh n he does pay it a visit. In the p?a.?- of dirt;, unwholesome, re pellant tinder-boxes that were in th.- aggi the dread of tic Bi klyn Pire Department, then are now two-stor) brick blocks, which are picture-.m ? ?r, >;?;;? , ;? th? lr uniformity, and are Just th kind of plac? m which a person is glad to have his butter, cheese, m at. fruit and \.-, ?tablea handled. Then are four rows of these blocks, seven blocks it: ail. th west row stretch? ing far enough 1" vor.d th.- others t.. h lp In? lose the square for the ? agons, The buildings are made of brown-red bricks and the roofs of red tile. The buildings an sun lounted on each -id by four Dut. h gai l, s. so that whil? thi bulld i-gs arc thoroughly modi rn th y have a touch ?.; the early colonial days about them. The buildings are practically fireproof, the va rlous Bton rooma being separated by party walls. High above all is the artistic clock tower, which la a gift to the city from .Mr. White, and to wl.ii ii the finishing ecu h? s are now tu Ing put The streets between th.- buildings are broad, lire i y paved with granite or concrete and kept cl.an. \v n k la going .-n rapidly on the markel dock, v. lii -, ..- t,, ::,\ e ih, Walla!, .'it dir, i ? toil, h with the sources of supply in New-Jersey and up? state New-York. Armour, Swift and the other big Western packers have made application t. build receiving stations at the edge of the d? . u? and they will do much i" increase the Importance of Wallabout Market as a distributing point f..r pi ovisiona .1 HORSE ?HAL BATS RAW MEAT. From T!ie s.ni Pi .111,;.-. o Call. The most extraordin?r) appetite known in a horse belongs to Billy, a has?some bay owned b) A. D.irtleux & Bon, \\r- butchers ol the I'.. Ifli Fruit Market. .Horses are frequently 1 1 -i t.. show a liking/for augar and ins: are related where they would drink beer, hut er saw aborte ira was fond of neat ami n ; : 1: ly's dull 1 sve to draw th.- firm's delivery wagon, and his stand i- on M- 1 'hant-st., In front of the shop. Here he is often un exhibi ti n. eating with an apparent relish Bteak, liver, tripe and, in short, almost any variety ..f meat hand..! Iiim Sometimes, after having had hia nil oi oats and ha;. he n fuses to m inch mi it. but this seldom o. ,i:s. appetite developed sev? ral months ., o No o;?.- kn w ..1 it until one da) he was - 1 1 to r a? h .: i" .. but? !;- r cart that was tied lust ahead of him ind calmly begin ? iting a ? k. Aftei an h ? i often w ith the ! firm's wares, and n ?-ny a b t 1ms i. n won and .1 hia ..;-i The h 'i se foi n erly" vai led his 1.11 nal 1 ii) purl dnlng fish, bul he was ? ,11 d in a man? nt r I hat was lud? r< is lo the sp ctators, bul vi ry 1 sinful f- r the e iuine phenomi non. He readied Into n ilsh-wagon ?a,.- ,i.i.\- when his ? !fa? toi les d? ti l< d Ih? odor ? ; his fa , bul ? ictlvi and bellig? r? ni ? rab took offence ai the Inttusl n and promptl) fast tied ? h - lowei lip. h?? '. hli .. 1 fian I all) and s hinnied In pain, but the trusi.an held on until he was ci n-h> .1 b? being ba '? 1 ist the side , . the wagon. Sin.,, then the horse hau kepi tear of :. .. /. MU. 1 \1> TO TAX I ORElCiS DOGS. 1'r. m The Bli i i - Iphia B ? ord. if you conten plate ? ?porting one or more dogs Into th,- Bi llish Isles you h id b? tter do it b - for Beptenjber 1-Y Captain Cllpperton, the Brit , h Consul at this port, has received a notice from his Government thai ifter that date no dog ? ii! lie p- rmitti il to land In Gn at Bi tain uni. sa n Ile? ns?1 b previousl) obi ilr.i il. The In? structions t-. 1'..main Clipperton, which have Im n Rt-nl t" all < '"? - ?'; n pr. s? nting the British ? ;,,\, rnm nt, s i forth thai for several . u 1 hydrophol a ha Im ? n pre*, lit In Gre it Britain. A number of the dogi alllleted were found t" be in ?"'i I'd ones, and now to en i-k this . ? ?1 thi (?overiim n\ will 1 tnmlne and 1 1 Isti 1 all dogs lai doe: on the 1 land. B for l in : allow? d to take a do? to thi l'i lb d Kingdoni appli? ition musl 1 mad I 1 the si er? Inry of the r.o.-nd ..f Agri? 'dim -. No. 1 Whit? hall I'lai ? Li ndon. s. W., si itina all partieulai its br , d, sizi . .. ? ? and color; the ? nunl t y it -.. a brought from, the porl ;.t which II Is proposed to be land d, and : he pla? ?? to w hi? h II Is to be tak'-n after landing. It Is understo? d thai should anj d" : on ex imlnatlon prove to be of a dispo? sition likely '.-' develop hydrophobia it will i>, shol or return 'I to tho country fr.uo which it originally i tai t. d. FENIMORE COOPER'S IlO}IE. THE OLD GROUNDS <iF 0T8BOO HALL TO BE TURNED 1XTO A PARK, WOnK PnOORGB BINO BAPIDLT INTEUESTINO REUC8 "!?' IHK WIUTER Tin: I_AT__? rrocKiNa cav?:. From Th? Boston Transcript After msny years of dlla] : lat? n and lack of n the nve-acre plot of ground In Cooperstown, N. v.. where sto.'.d Otsego Hall, the home ?f Jamea Penlmore C oper, will be turned Into a i ark, and will be known oa the Coop? r Grounds. The grounds will remain the private property of the M ward and Alfred Corning Clark estate, but will be "pen to the pul lie. At the death of the novelist Cooper, the Cooper manor le.use. Otsego Hall, i ai ri l Into the hands of one of the largei t I ind own? r? .1 the Btal -, and ?fl r the building waa burned In 1853 the grounds were allowi d to go to e? r.iy. No 1 alna were taken to pi-, s, rv. the "i.1 stone wall, snd cows and hors -s v.: -.,: i, 1 at will over the very spot where c....p- r p. nu- ii hi.- thrilling tales of pioneer life. The vIllagera made no attempt c> cau ? lb? pi nation of the grounds Perhaps tiiis ?#-_ b? au ? .f C? ?per's unpopularity. He was ?>f a highly arlatoi ratlc temperament, and ho mad-? many 1 ne-mi s and few frli neis among '.lie i-iti aena of the village. Ilia life was one of a?sclu sioi, and hlfl property was guard? d <?'.- ??? ly. The !? m t neighbors were hardly allowed to walk across the grounds without the permiaalon of ithe owner. As tie old generation passed away, and w.'.h it the unpleasant personal recollec lloi 1, there un- a pu .lie demand that the sp't where Cojper lived ?hould be preserved. The owners 1 ;' the pmpprty, -who have of r r?enl ? ' -, ? mui li for i looperstow n, turn? el a ready .at- to Ihlfl -! tnand and ? cl?ed to turn . :.? groui d ; Into a prh al - park. Work has already I en begun on the grounds and la pi ?greasing rapidly. It la Raid thai the Clark famllj Intend t" sp ml s veral hundn ! thousand dollar? 1 1 Ihe Improvements. When r imple led the gre m ?!?? will be an attractive feat of the village. There will be several hun? dred feet "f macadam ro.ul constructed and koBtnocrete and gravel walks will be provided, l adh i hrough the ihade of the n iplea and ?? i'.s. n iny of which were perhaps plant..! or ? t.'"Ui.'-.- d in th? lr grow th by C top i's own hands. N'ear th? centre of the grounds, on the exnet xlti of Ol ego Hall, a hand on ? Btal . - : Ing fountain w ill be 1 r cl d. The apol had i- 1 marked by a rough stone, b iri ; a crudely ai \. J o. ?? 1 Iption. THE OLD COOPEB ?'F.MIl'.'l.liV. Immediately In Ihe rear of the ? lunda la the cemetery where Coop rand mans members of the family an laid r-.l rest. The Cooper grave irk? ?! bj a plain Blab of Ita.ll in marble, the Cooper monument having been erected In the rometery on the lope of Mount Vial n, just be? yond the ?pol made famous by the "Panther s, n--" in the "Pioneers." This monument i- a twenty-five-fool shaft of 1,alian marble. The ? 1:1 ; surmounted bj a four and one-half fool ? ";??? .1' th-- famous Natty. N'atty is repre : in the .0 t ol - lading his rifle . an I his . ?, . lixi -I ? n ihi v. n ru of Ihe Haunted Lake, while a faithful hound at his Bide watchi 1 with eager eyes, I -, ; ', ? ordin?r) ti n roller 1 he shafl . -' m. re -if ihe memory of \.< alhei.-: ick . itr-r than of Coop? r. S?i Ihe ereetl m of ;t foun 1 tain or statue on the Cooper grounds will be a ttlng m " rial to the novelist, | ime will probably 1 ?main a 1 long as there ar 1 ? oka and lovers of pun ?tori 1 of nature. To th.- \ lllagi ol < '. topen to? n ; h name Cooper will soon b? only a memory. The only surviving member "" the family hearing the i nam?- la Miss Rachel Cooper, a daughter of Fenlrnore Cooper, and she Is now past seventy five years of age, and is In feeble health. The other members of th ? family bearing the name have removed to Albany. George I'omeroy Keese, prorident of the Second National l'.ank of Cosperstown, is a grand-nephew of the novel? ist, and to him Is due the credit for preserving many of tho Cooper relics. Among t'?ese is a model of otsego Hall as It w?i_ at the time of C opera death, which was constru? tel by Mr. K? ?.- fmrn memory. Mr. Keese has in his pos Besslon the antlers of an elk presented to the novelist by a friend who lived in Michigan. Th? se antlera hung over the entrance to the hall for many years. Mr. Keese also 1ms several pieces of manuscript in th" handwriting of the author, which are quite valuable. Another relic is a small whalebone cane carried by Cooper during the last few years of his life, it ?s ex pecti l that th.- Cooper grounds will be com] li ted by next spring The construction < f these grounda insures that in the future the haunts of Cooper will be as sacredly guarded a.^ they da* s. rve. The r> cent discovery t f a new rave on the east side ?,f ? Itsego I.a!.. . n. ;ir Point Judith, or King is '. : ' ; Tower, in th. third ledge of rocks, will prove of much Interest to readers of Cooper's 'u.s. Just while the Leatherstocking Cave, spoken of by Cooper, ?,- located has ever been a matter of dispute, it ; probable that th'- new cave practically settles this beyond a question. ? By closely reading Cooper'a books it is apparent that th.- described loi it Ion tallas exactly with the newly found cave. The cave previously known as I., ath? t stocking's is probably not the one tie- writer had in mind. Cooper is said to have known of the existence "f several 'aves, , but so far only two of these have been found, alth? ugh i lose explorations have been made. The new 'av.- otan discovered i,y Mr. Salisbury, of Hartwiek, while he was hunting i ions on the east side of th.- lake. One -.f the animals disap peared in the rocks and was closely pursued by ?ih" hunter'a dog. Salisbury carried a hook, which he frequently used when hunting, and at? tempt,,! to poke the cocn from ti..- crevice he was supposed to h- in. Th-- loose material eov Ihe hoi.- gave way, and the dog followed the animal ?i,;,> th.,- rocks. Salisbury continued to work at the spol and soon succeeded in mak Ing a hole large < nough to admit his body. He era','. Ici into tie- hole ami found himself in a cave large enough foi !, m to stand creel in. Tho cave extends into the rocks about thirty feet, , and growa larger as it go s deeper into the rocks. For a long time Mr. Salisbury kept the discov? ery a secret. Finally tie- knowledge i f the find reached th" Fernl igh farm, the summer resl dence of the Clarks, .,?.,1 Mis. Clark h . directed that th,- stones and loose earth that Mock the entrance !??? cleared a vay. Thla will b? done? at - nee. 'ri..- .-ton. s thai block the entrance to the -.i .ir.- s,, placed a-- t.. Indicate that they were laid by human hands The discovery has i aused much speculation, and is considered .f much value by those interested in Cooper'a works. ? HIE GREATEST l'\i:E f.V THE WORLD. From The Ladies' Home Journal. Cncle Sam set apart a royal pleasure grmnd in Northwestern W . ng and called it Yellow? stone National Park. T?) give an Idea of what is slz -, o.-".l- Bquare i: d s. really m< at s. let us clear the floor of th.- park, and tenderly place ? ime "f tl..- gri ,-it cities ? f tin- world th -.??. close together, as children ?!?. their blocks. First put in London, tica r- ?'? r New-York. Chicago, Philadelphia, Paris Bo n, I'., ten. St. Louis, Hong-Kong, San Francisco and Washington. Th ? Hoor of tie- park '.lid then be but half red. Then i.?'', up Rhode island carefully, ..,, ..^ ;-..t to ?-'i |!1 .-my of i,s people, set it down and presa in the West indies and pven then ai.- two hundr -1 : piar.- mi. :? 't. N'o ' area in th.- world has BUCh a dis-?sity of irai phenomena and such magnificent scen? ery. It is a marvellous land f streams and waterfalls, geysers and hot springs, n10ur.ta.in3, canyons, lakes and forests of prim, val age. W?LLABOUT MARKET, THE LARGEST MARKET IN THE UNITED STATES.