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MARBLE STATUARY DESIGNED BY DANIEL C FRENCH FOR THE NEW CUSTOM HOUSE AT BOWLING GREEN.
custom nor si: srtrrns. 1 /;• Groups, Symbolizing the (»ntin enU, hit Daniel (\ French. F ..- Imposing marble croups by Daniel C ] ■■•:;. r< ; r. <i-ntii:g thi- continents, will adorn main front it" me n« a Custom House at } ■ iv ling < '•'.'■< a. Europe .- pyntbolixed by a female figure of mature y.:irs in a Greek gown, wearing a crown reastplate. As distinguished from other inenta Europe would seem to be eaaentially th< .•■•••• Her richi band rests . ■ ' ;■:; ■: ■•* .if one Ot tUrf shirs, the prows • : ::, h,-j,i- i>t a lion, ari eagle and ;i li>ar, the thrw ■ tores which !iii\.-- chiefly 1«-. •. . ?'J>.» 4ti>- of the countries of Europe. li- r left arm -■:;■ a book oj~-n on a glolx typifying ih<' tnination of learning v: ■ ivilizatton, and sh" is seated on a rhair v sides an decorated with a design from • v . .-. of the Parthenon Behind her bead apj* ire «)-■ Roman eagle and tbe bishop's r. Beatmd at her 1< and behind her is Bgure "f an aged woman, with bead and ■ . .'. ;-.; in drapery, symbolizing history. Bhi poting over a scroll, hol.iing In her right hand 1 BkuU with a ..-. ! crown on it. At her feet is a 1 i!<- <>f . rowi ■, suggestive <»f tbe nations t:. . • . . •• ; . ted away. . .- represented by a female f.pure In al r • exai fly Bymmetrfcal pose in ooatmne «up i- of a Baddbist IdoL In h«>r lan is a : . -• I Buddha. Bh( holds in her right ha I a lotus fl rer fthe Bower of Buddha), about th" atexn of whi' !. a s»-rji r.t is twilled. Her foot- B1 I 1 rapporled by human skulls. Hhe Is in t. >-<J to represent tbe high bred, over refined I ioe of the high caste Brahmin. At her r: ■ Is a seated tij;e.r. At her left an- thrr-e : onv la that of a bey bowed to the earth In th*» i niaahK attitude of prayer; the 0:': ■ .-•• a man with hands t i- l behind him. r .:r.g oi.ward with bowed bead and ansee- Ing 1 yes, followed by a woman carrying a babe, \:7.\v.z the ceaseless round of humanity ■ ;• :■ 1 •■sri'-ss of tiie life of the hordes c" Asia. The croaa in the background .si^rjjflos Mi of iffiilanlty. , is symbolized l>y a recumbent figure 1 woman a.-?k-«-;> r< •Hi. 'ring upon a rork .•■•iuj r ' ■ of the s. rt and against an Kgyritian Her ■igM arm r»^sts upon the head of a lion, \\».-<>: In awakening has lifted h«r elbow. Tl.T 1 . I -i la lying on a stone upon which Is <_: 1 the m arctb with tiie globe, and of a form ci:- U .:• t!.:it If ssjoa formed the top stone of er. Egyptian gateway. hind, at the right of t ! • • Ipal figure. Is a completely draped C?'-"" ! Ins; upon an urn, ■yiulmflxlnc th* " . ry of tbe | lit America is represented by a youthful, alert • u;on a seat hewn out of MM unlive roea, '■•i with ar.ci.-nt Aztec ornaments, or 'y; l .i'S. Jn her right hand Is a f*reh. ■': of *r:l:ght<-n:nent, and her left hand '•• ' loak protectively over the male : iT-.gn-ss. Tii'l'-r her feet Is the m rpenfa head of th« Mexican, .;■• rstition and evil. Progress is '. Winged ball In motion with out • d band. I'.inK In his other hand the iJ ■ - knowledge the magnet, the prism, etc. Ai ' rh'ht of America an Indian 13 peerina; . Bhoolder at the new era that has B*wi i upon Ua domain. His left foot r«tf 1 i Dffato .skull. uj>on which Is a broken • •• of the N'-w- Mexican Indian. An t-o-- fa Introduced at the rfgML NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, SUNDAY, JANUARY 1£ 1906. AMERICA. CAPITALS WATER SUPPLY Continued from »*■< t*i# %r»"~ i:igton plant. A view of the Interior of ore of th««e Olters when the water has been dnln"i! off preparatory to a cleansing of the bed would ASIA. clearly Indleata *v«»n tr» the novice how simple is the operation. Along the surfs of the »•• 1 through which the water has been percolating ■Ail! :•• Nft!'-<M .1 thin scum of mud. It is about the color of coffee dregs and the whole Led is coated with gelatinous :i!:iu This la the clay and mm! which were i might by the sand aa the water drained through. Before becoming; too EUROPE. AFRICA. thick It adds to th<* »'tnvion«-y of the Biter, for ft helps to ret-u-d m:«* ••rinl and bacteria which mi^J.t have passed through the ir:t«-r. ;i <•.-■ of tl c sand. At a certain period this blanket or "felt" on the surf. iif of the sand. i-aIU-j by the ; •< r mans ". hmutzi I ke." be ";:. s;o ci I that it .- f >ps filtration : j d the water must then be drawn off. Then workmen with ■'■■ sent in 1 I ff the dark mti the ti>i> "T the whiti f ind bed !■> soaping They do •I. .-. • • :•: • > sh »vels. All sorts of i• ; ■•- •■ •■ ■ I . '. •-i .1. vised for scraping • :..- • . ■ ..- \; . but they are r- ally i■ I >.■ .:■. A plain shovel in the ham] I - 1r • . workman will do the «■« ■ rk :•■•■. i >v l be >!• sir>'l. A si or n■ n :• • inside and, standing • i broad Rat !• -. r 'mud shot s." they I - refullj :..:._; ft the I>p of the sand ■ I • th Its "s, hi it ■ d< k- ovei Ij i! g it. Th< fine • dg< of the •;■ ■ j :■■ Inserted only a quarter or half ai . ; : ni the Band to Fcr ;••■ it. The browi ■ ; . rei red in wheel i .s, an 1 the I ; t.f the till r !■• •! is again left leai - bite, \\ »;• ■:: the »hol< ice ha : • ■ . ■ .-..;■■ I t hall n \ h ■! • t i:. this 1 . hion, ... ry pan t : ■ '•• • ■ . . • irse of .» few | :• ■ . the • <• • la n re idy for use, Skill' ! labor la " • tial, for the i jro workmen In Washington teamed readily how '» '..-. lark layers of lay, whicqj t»all as It la • ; ■ ' ■ ■ • whit .1 ••■ •.■ th. The removal of the I>p layers after a ■ ri \ i■ ■ . ! would of cour • rend r the thicknesa t th< . nd layer 100 small to f':!t.>: properly, and : in ai 1 nu it !■ ■ ;.. •••■ 1 In the Bltei to t the ji:t<-.- 'if that removi 1 t;. craping, bui It ■ ii ! In practice that :i two m.it sand !■■ ■! i-fftcient, ;i: 1 i it would take Iwentj I •■■;-.■ if a three foot »•• i to redui c it to t feet, and aa •• ; ■ • • ■■•!-l only n thirty days, a filter '. d roul l ::i'- two >• i ■in i\ ■■ r.ii-'i \\ ithout t■• i. ta ' 'I he sand thai h tread] ; • : :" >rr ■ : • for filtering and ha i b< en > i ir l from •"'. • I »p of the bed. In the opinion of the engineers, haa not been Impaired in value for further . ■. \*. Pr »ent this sand which Is taken off the 1 la Is coll< .-t. i] on the roof for future washing >.. !.. -\ atlc hydraulic cleaning devici i , i . stalK>4, as they will !■•• In a few weeks Ii necllon with these the scraped sand rut rs will be ejected hydraulically to the in^ device an Iron chamber through i the sand in passing is thoroughly • | particles <»f mu«l and germs by powi rful ; . ; ■if filtered water. The mud Bowa oft Into the sewers, while tlit- sand i* removed to storage bins for further us*. That the s.irnl tiller does remove practically every trace of bacteria !■. us been thoroughly proved at the Washington nitration i Weekly records before the operation I filter showed that whereas the Potomac water supplied to the residents of Washington then contained from . !<> to ■_'::n bacteria t.i thf . -v. i centimetre, after being filtered it i-oi I i only from 117 to MU similar bacteria. 1 .■• average turbidity of the water ;i-; receix ! it Great Kails for the month of October .■. ■ i ;•; parts of suspended mi tter In :i million. Itj the filter it was clarified to an average ol 1". lot the month. ARE YOU DEAF? If ..... ,01 ..mi bear M aril m in) on,. r ? M bg u.tins Hi.- ALROPHONE THE WEARS EAR PHONE CO., Ins. l v «..- r MTU ST . N I B