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"Brooklyn Institute Purchases Collec
tion of Long Island Flora.
Tr.<« purchase the other day by the Brooklyn
■ .Institute of Arts and Sciences of a herbarium
. representing the flora of Iconic Island will naturally
■ dra* attention to the Long Island room at the
museum. This room is at the extreme east end of
the second floor, where the natural history sprcj
mens are beta? patlwred. It Is about the only
room tp the buiWins. it is said, that has not a
tiling In it that does not belong there. The col
| lection represents the plants and animals and birds
: that Inhabit Lone Island. Kv«>n the insects are
to be seen, dimbtns: on »ras«>s and twics in a
SM« room. . The collection if pood and interesting.
■a far as It poos, but there is plerty of room yet
far it to grow. The new herbarium contains five
thousand specimens, representing more than four
; thousand specie?. It was collected by Bllhu B. Mil
ler of W.dtnr River. I^cns: Inland. It has been
in the possoslon of the institute as a loan exhibit
far several years.
The Rev. John Brlford. pastor of the Church of
th« Nativity. In Classon avenue, who recently
etinfd up considerable comment by publishing his
opinion of ihe Jews, has now published his view
of the Italians who live in Brooklyn. In the July
number or fcis parish paper. "The Mentor." he says:
Father Ilandlni. of Arkansas, declares in "Ex
ten'ion" that "the Italian Immigrant, generally
rattkinc i" a cood. practical Catholic when he
SS£ to" IMS country" This in ind~d a rteo* of
Sew^ Th* brand of Italian that Father Bandini
knows must be very different from anything we
SBBsar There are thousands of Italians in Brook-
YvtL It Is safe to say that leas than 10 per cent
are priSeal Catholics. They do not seem to know
■nytblmr about their r-lH;inn. except to hate It
Saw are a discraco to their country and to their
creed. There will be M urrlble reckoning some
day for those who are responsible.
Father Bc'.ford has also hi« own views as to how
pnHaathrcjiic millionaires might spend their money
With advantage:
•When we read of th*- millions donated by people
lITro Mrs S.C' Mr. Rockefeller Mr. Fhlpiw and
*tr Caraepie to develop hospital!, and school* we
Wish we could have some one give ■■ a decent
parish PchocJ. Cam. pie meant well when he Rave
fate millions to found libraries, but his mon»y is
■wasted to a very larpe extent. Most of the people
who use the libraries read for recreation The>
are toys for children. Then. Too. most of the li
brarv natrons do not need private munificence to
with books. If the Ironma « er had
uwd'blt) millions to found parochial schools he
cVmld have changed th* heart of our clt 5 in a
reneratlon. He would hay* built a barrier apainst
STanarchiM and the soriili-t .wronger than sn>
that represent the real treasures of ««•• „Ta*^
away frem a people its sense, of re.«ronslbillt> to
God. and all tK fcton- of man cannot control l It.
Ground It in religion and morality, and there will
be no need of legions.
If you would live lon*, don't worry. That is the
commonplace advice Riven by Josiah Zeitlein. 103
years old. Zeitlein lives at No. 136 Lexington ave
nue. His birthday was yesterday. Regarding .the
Barrel of longevity he said >vster£ay:
"The best adjatee that. I could give to those who
wish to retain their health l^ 'Don't worry- -
iiever worried about anything, and I probably owe
say present pood health to that as to nothing else.
On* who continually worries over the slightest
thing that does not exactly suit him Is only wear
ing out Ms n»rv~s and thus preparing himself for
an early physical and mental breakdown. as Mr.
Taft cays, to ret along you must be an optimist.
Keep up to date, be well infermed as to what Is
going on about you. and. most of all. don't worry,
and you will live lonjr and happily."
Hate She "Turned Dozen" an El
derly "Masher"
"You don't have to ring 'em to tell all the coun
terfeits," observed the Hotel Belveigh manicure girl
as ph* opened a bundle of emery paper. "Only
last week I had one in here that was so rank an
imitation you'd think he'd -it up rjphts to make
fun of himself; anyway, you'd betrin to understand
bow .ssi» Chadwick took up collections. He was
old enough to have fed Methuselah his fennel tea,
but the help an ati man ..in get from ugliness
doctors and tailors that oucht to have been taxi
dermists makes anything they show at the Hippo
drome look easy. The minute I caught sight of
that saucy little freshman hat and the college-cut
clothes I knew the whole play before the curtain
•went up. and I wouldn't look in Billy's direction.
He was already jossing more than was good for
him. Tou know Billy. He* the boss barber, and
wants to buy me a plain £Old ring and a piano
player, but poor Billy isn't a man of his word. He
promised he'd do anything in the world for me. and
reneged on the only request I made. He wouldn't
change hi* face."
"Of course, the first thing Mr. Neverdle did when
be kittened down into my chair was to squeeze my
hand. That waß a terrible shock to me. I guess,
since It only happened from nine to twenty times
a day, and I hardly knew what to do — only fast
how to stop it. I shifted his hands into and out of
the SS-cent near-cut-Rlasp bowl so often he fell to
It that the programme had been changed without
notice, and then he took the number. Billy snick
ered out loud, and I shot a glare at him that ought
to have shrunk him 10 the size of a one-lunged
peanut: but it didn't. He only swelled up and
watched for more. He's a regular cut-up, Billy Is,
and. of course, he knew there was more coming.
These past -due flirty boys get so callous to turn
downs that nothing *hr.rt of a brick makf-s a dent
In them, and pretty coon I saw him watching my
hair and my eyes, and I got ready.
" 'Do you know.' said he, "you look exactly like
Maxiae Elliott?*
" "Of course I know it.' I handed him back.
'Maxlne comes in here nearly every day and asks
roe to Quit it. but I won't.'
"That made him pause for the crossing, any.
how, and I got three minutes further on the way.
" TVhat a lonesome city this is!' he put in next,
and I knew It was no use trying to save him a
chilL He wouldn't be satisfied till he got froze
f -
'■ *vChr did you slip away from him then? " I
•• 'From* he began, and then he stopped. He
wasn't bo Flow after all. He'd been going to ask
from whom." but he had a flash of second sight
s-.d knew I'd hint that It was either his guardian
or his keeper.
•" "What a cross little dear you are!' he said, and
patted my hand.
•' Just see what I have to put up with, though,'
I explained, and then I Jabbed him one under the
thumb nail that set him jumping all over. That
Jab was for the 'little dear.'
""Wouldn't you think he'd guess his line had be*r.
disconnected after that? He didn't. He was
puncture proof, and when he got up to go he
leaned over the table to me and paid:
-••What do you thirJt of a nice evening at the
theatre to-night, and maybe a bird and a bottle
after? \ .
»' 'Fine!* I chirruped. 'I like to read about it;
but If you're hunting come poor but honest work
ing girl of fatal beauty to share it you'd better
hurry, for the hour is growing late. For me. not!
J'm going to spend this evening with my own
grandfather.* " — George Randolph Chester, in The
Broadway Magatin*.
Successful experiments have been made in St.
Petersburg with a n*w bullet proof coat of arms.
The coat effectually protects th* body from Mauser
bullets fired two pace? off. flattening the bullet into
m mushroom shaped piece of metal, but retaining
It under the ut-i-i* of the cowlw The coat of
mail is scaly, but the composition of the metal,
which Include* platinum, silver and iridium. I* the.
Inventor's secret. Th" composite metal is three
and a half times harder than steel, and a layer
half a millimetre thick ke*-ps out ■ Mauser bullet
fired from two paces off and hinder* any contusion.
VtM weirfct of a coat of mail protecting the cne«
ffjf tec* Is fir« poucdn.— Transcript.
Summer Exodus to Seashore and
Mountains Begins — Other Notes.
In the Church of the Messiah, where she was
christened and confirmed. Miss Ethel Ormlston
Knowlton was married on Tuesday afternoon to
Dunleld Prince, son of the late Mr. and Mrs.
ChiJstopher Prince, of Flatbush. The chancel of
The church was banked with oak leaves and Bride
roses. The bride was escorted up the aisle by l??r
cousin. Henry C. Clark, but was given away by
her mother. Mrs. Henry Winchester Knowlton.
Her gown was of white satin, made with a court
train, and she carried orchids and lllies-of-the
valley. Mrs. S. A. Armstrong, as matron of honor,
wore her own weeding gown of white satin and
duchess lace, and had an arm bouquet of Ameri
can Beauties. The best man was J. Lloyd Prince
and Dr. Edwin J. Zabriskie, H. levies Zabriskie,
John C GJedhill, Frank H. Walker. H. Starr
Prince, of Brooklyn, and William E. Trince, of
Cleveland, served as ■abet*. The ceremony was
1-erformed at 5 o'clock by the Rev. St. ClaJr Hester.
and a small reception for relatives followed at
the Knowlion homa. Xo. 69 Greene avenue. Mrs.
Knowlton was gowaied in gray meteor crepe.
The engagement: Is announced of Miss Helen
C. Hodsskin. daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs.
James B. Hodgsldn. of Clinton street, to Pay
master Baron Potter Dv Bois, U. S. X. For sev
eral years Miss Hodsskln has spent the greater
part of her time abroad, and only recently re
turned from a trip around the world. It is ex
pected that the wedding will take place early In
the autumn at Great Barrington. Mass.. where T.
Ellett Hodgskin has his summer home.
The Tvedding of Miss Alice Duryea Burnett.
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin F. Burnett, of
No. 434 Putnam aye.. took place Tuesday after
noon In St. George's Church. The Rev. Dr. Win
field S. Baer officiated. The bride's only attendant
was a little flower girl, Miss Anna Collyer. The
best man was William P. Davis, an'l the ushers
were Kdward sfcCoOßb, of East Orange; Richard
Teaz. William Evans and George Kauer.
Sailing on the Amerika Thursday were Mr. and
Mrs. Sidney Robinson Kennedy, Mrs. Elijah R.
Kennedy and Leonard Kennedy. They will visit
the Dalmatian coast. Montenegro and the Eastern
Balkans. Elijah R. Kennedy, who nailed Tor
Europe about two months aco, will meet his family
at Cherbourg.
Others on tlie Amerika wore General and Mrs.
Stewart L. Woodford, Mrs. Jeremiah V. Meserole,
Mrs. Cornelius Zabriskie. Jacob T. Berpen nml
George S. Coleman. who will join Mrs. Col^man In
Mr aid Mrs Edward I. Horsman, who are tour
inp in the Packard car. registered at the Mnthew
son Hotel, Xarragansett Pier, in Thursday.
Mrs. Alfred Hoffman, of Basle. Switzerland, is
visiting her cousir, Mrs. Josiah T Mnrfsn. at
Daybreak. Greens Farms, Conn., with whom she
made her home before her marriage several years
Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. Crittenden will spend
two months abroad this summer. They will sail
the tnd of this month.
Mrs. Walter K. Rossiter and Miss Marie T...
Ro>=siter will !>p<*nd July and Aupust at the Hotel
Mattaquasan. Chatham. Mass. Miss Helen Ros
siter will visit her sister. Mrs. Peter Mac-
Naughton, of Calumet, Mich.
Mrs. William M. Van Anden is visiting her
daughter. Mrs. D. Bait Richardson, of Morris
Plains, K. J.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Theo<iore Blrge], the latter
r-efore her marriage a fortnight ago Miss Margaret
Evanjreline Mullin. were at the Columbian, Alex
andria Bay, ML Y-. last w<-. k.
Howard S. Rickerson left Brooklyn last week
for a 6ix weeks' trip through the Canadian Rockies
and California.
Mr and Mr*. Clarence W. Beamana. accompanied
\<y Mr*. Harry ( ». Baiber n::<l Mrs. F. H. Webster,
are motoring In Connec'ii ;it. Mr. and Mrs. Sea
mans will go to the White Mountains later.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Basgett sailed for
Bremen on the Kal?er Wsllielm der Grosse on
Among those who recently registered at the
Curtis House, In Lenox, are Mr. and Mrs. George
a>u Pont Pratt. Mrp. Alexander B. Trowbrtdge
and Mr. and Mrs. Frederick IV-ming Sherman.
Mr*. Rl< hard G. Hollaman and Richard Holla
m.m are at the Oriental Hotel. Manhattan Teach.
Among th<» recent arrivals at the Goldwaithe Inn,
Bellport. I«"i.c Maad, j:. Mra EhoauM a. Body
Bed Ml«s Eddy.
lining, those who recently left town are Mr. and
Mrs. Henry W. Palmer, of Clinton avenue, for
J.ak<- Mohonk, N. V.; Mrs. John Francis end Dr.
and Mr*. William Harrison Price, of Seventh ave
nue, for Shelter Island Heights; Mr. and Mrs. Ell
win M. Kassar, of Carroll street, for Shelter bland
Heights; Mr. and Mr*. Willard H. Plait, of Ox
bridge Place, for Shelter Island Heights; Mr. mid
Mrs. Abraham Abraham, of St. Marks avenue,
for Thousand Islands; the Henry Amys, of Car
roll street, for Oceanic, N. J . ; Mr. and Mr*, tite
j»hen Griswold. of President strevt, for the Oriental
Hotel, Manhattan Beach; Dr. sad lira. Nathan T.
Beers, sC Prospect Place, for the Post House.
Ouceu«. Long Island; Mr. and Mrs. James Hay
mond and the Misses Raymond, of Remsen street;
Mr. and Mrs. Fretierk-k W. Blossom, of Henry street,
and Mrs. Alfred C. Bedford, of Clinton avenue,
for Quogue. Long Island; James Stranahan liurke
and Miss Florence C. Burke, of Pierrepont street,
for the Twilipht Inn, Halnes Falls, N. V.; Mrs.
Freueri.-k W. Moas. of R^msen street, for Kennc
bunkport. Me.; Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Atkln
eon. of Pineapple street, for Belgrade Lakes, Me.;
Mr. and Mrs. George A. Allin and Miss Kate Dur
yea AUia, of Bay Ridge, for Halnes Falls. N. V■.Y ■.
and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kenyon, of St. Mark's
avenue, for I^ake Geoi-ge.
Wbfls it Is too early for any details of the com
ing diamond festival of the Brooklyn Orphan
Asylum, to be given at the Academy of Music,
some of the general features have been announced.
It will open on Thursday evening. November 6,
with a dress ball, in which three hundred young
men and women of the borough, in special cos
tume, will take part. As the concert hall has been
engaged for the first Philharmonic concert the
following evening, the festival will be suspended
until Saturday, which will be devoted to the chil
dren. For Monday and Tuesday an English vil
lage will be erected in the banquet room, wljlle
the opera house will be converted into a typical
Dutch market. In these will be given the various
entertainments. Mrs. Jeremiah V. Meserole and
Mrs. James S. Hollinshead. who are the prime
movers In the affair, have been laboring unceas
ingly to enJist the interest of the entire borough
in the enterprise and obtain for it a representative
list of patronesses. The proceeds of the festival
will go to build a hospital for the asylum. It is
particularly hoped that the children of Brooklyn
v ill be urged by their parents to contribute gener-
ously and help better the condition of their less
fortunate brothers an 1 sisters.
Piscussfon and criticism relative to the ap
pointments to the Militia Council, provided for In
the new military laws of the state. Is by no
nifaiis abating, but is increasing, and not in a
long time have officers hail such a lasting topic.
What surprises officers most is that no colonel
from any repriment in New York City should have
been honored with a place on the council. It was
generally expected that either Colonel Appleton
of the 7th Regiment, or Colonel Bates of the "Ist
Regiment would be recommended by Adjutant
General Henry for appointment by tne Governor
to represent the 5,100 infantrymen of the city,
and that either Colonel David K. Austen of the
loth Regiment or Colonel William F. Morris of
the Sth Regiment would be selected to represent
the 2.C20 officers and men of the coast artillery.
The latter, however, are not represented in any
manner. It Is pointed out that beyond any doubt
an order will have to be Issued revoking the ap
polntmenl of Captain O'Ryan of the Ist Battery
to serve on the council, because he is not a field
Officer, and the law is mandatory that the five
Officers detailed sliould be field officers. The only
field officer available to represent the light artil
lery on the council is Major Kavld Wilson, who
commands the battalion of light artillery. Major
F. A. Wells of the L'iid Regiment, who has been
selected to represent the infantry of New York
City, over the heads of seven colonels, is a well
known rifle shot, but was twice passed over in
Ms own regiment for the office of lieutenant
colonel. Officers express the opinion that the H.IOO
officers and men comprised in the seven infantry
regiments in the city should be represented by an
officer higher than a major.
Members of the national guard who served in
the joint exercises with the army are wondering
why the state cannot pay them as promptly as
the United States Government does. The night
beft>re the men left for home the army paymaster
paid every man the cash due him from the War
Department. The balance due from the state in
come cases was paid only last Tuesday, and at this
writing many officers and men are still unpaid.
Captain Sydney Grant, of Company D, 13th
Regiment, is still confined to his home with an
a uack of typhoid fever, and it will be several
weeks at Least, it is said, before he will be able
to go out. Second Lieutenant A. C. B. McXevin
of Company M, recently elected, has passed the
examining board. Company F has been presented
by Captain Patten, C. f. A., with the red cloth
target it hit with a six-inch shot at Fort Hamil
ton recently at a range of 5,620 yards. The target
is on exhibition in the room of Colonel Austen at
the armory.
The 12th Regiment during its recent tour at
camp had 36 officers and 657 men on duty. There
arc ten vacancies to fill among the companies for
commissioned officers, but Colonel Dyer prefers
not to be in too much of a hurry to fill them at
present. There are vacancies for first lieutenant
In companies A. B. C and G. Companies C and ¥
have each a vacancy for second lieutenant, and
companies X and L hove vacancies for both first
and second lieutenants. There is a vacancy In
the n»d siaff for Junior major.
Major F. H. Wells of the 23d Regiment has
been detailed as an observer at Pine Camp, and
Colonel W. H. Chapin, inspector on the staff of
General Roe, has also been detailed in a similar
Colonel Stokes of the 23d Regimqent has made
application for authority to transfer a sufficient
number of men from the several companies of
his command to Company M, which has been in
process of organisation lor a long time, but which
lias been unable to fill up Sufficiently to be mus
tered into the regiment. .' Assistant Surgeon Kd
ward Hodge- will. It is thought, be chosen cap
tain of the new company.
Officers of the 14th Heglm^n.. are thinking of
tuki::?r up tti* military game of Krieg-spiel during
the coming drill season. The officers of the rej?l
nient have decided to arrange an outing early this
month, ami a committee has been appointed to
tako the subject in chnrse. First Lieutenant A.
(J Cramlall of Company I has resigned on ac
count of business.
Company 1") of the 22d Regiment, which will
riiii an afternoon excursion to West Point on July
Jfc. on the sti-amer Sagamore, has received word
fiora Colon- 1 Howze. the commandant of cadets,
that the cadet battalion will perform the cere
mony of drt-ss parade in honor of Compnr-y D and
Its friends ut L o'clock.
•Is be really a Rood violinist
M Yes, and an exceedingly remarkable one.
"in what rasp*) 7" ■ „ *^.
"Ills infctrument in not 'a genuine Btradivariua, '
-FUlUUclphla Frew, /;•;
Brooklyn Advertisements.
Store Closes at 5 P. M. Daily. Saturdays at Noon.
Use the A. & S. Subway Station from Any Point in Manhattan or Bronx, sc.
Women's 19c. to 25c. Stockings, 12^c. ,
FAST BLACK COTTON and lisle thread Stockings; full fashioned and seamless, in gauze weight; some lisle thread')
with lace ankles; also plain tans and fancy colors, in stripes and printed effects- roMt , Qc _ w«*w,
fancy color, in plain and lace: some black i some lace trimmed, some plain 17c j£^«W Siff faßC^edgin g.,..9cg „..9c
with embroidered fronts, black and tan ; X * , «... ~ Ar . ir, rrv ix,i«
silk lisle, also various styles of novelties, : Women's 50c. Undervests. 29c. A sample Men « 50c Half Hose tan «ay ? full fash
all full fashioned. : lot of fine lisle thread Undervests, some Ho«, in black, n»^, ttn, gray full t»h
1-ice trimmed some with hand crocheted loned. with embroidered fronts, black
Women's 50c. Stockings, 3 pairs for $1.00. j ' * k c eS .'. . . ; .29c and colored silk lisle, jacquard stripes ( and
Lisle thread Stockings, with garter tops, | •* fancy effects. # '
in tan. white and black; also black with j Women's 50c Combination Suits, 39c. Fine Men's 50c. Underwear. 3 for $1.00. Men's
lace ankles; some with embroidered fronts. | cotton Combination Suits, low neck, j balbriggan Shirts and Drawers, made of j
-I mm^ m _„, _ „ •, no r. sleeveless' Drawers are lace trimmed.. 39c Egyptian yarn; Shirts have short slee-vea;
Women's $2.25 Silk Stockings. $1.98. Pure slcexeles. . ura Drawers have double seats; slightly im
silk stockings with hand embroidered Men . s 2 5 C Half Hose. 12^c. Lisle thread perfect; 3 for $1.00
fronts, in neat floral designs. and cotton Half jlose>j lose> in tan navy, slate Won) « n ., H o^«rr «nd Vr ..r. Mam floor - fr*m.
Children's 15c. Stockings. 9c. Fast black and black; full fashioned and seamless; gl^^ id^UnT a \^ l^n^^. fl j2& i
ribbed cotton Stockings with double I also black and colored cotton with em- n»r. m«-. Mi** *«a ttjjpbont or k»ir ,
heels and toes; good for country wear. ! broidcred fronts and fancy novelties. 1 be, order. mud «nd non« CQ. P. |
Great July Clearance Sale Custom Tailoring
Men's $30 to $45 Suits at $17.50 and $22.50.
] —i ONE OK THE MOST .IMPORTANT EVENTS of the year in the Tailoring Shop and this year the ■
The A. & S. (roost remarkable sales ever announced even by Abraham and Straus in value giving.
JULY SALES IMAGINE ecttinff the finest Summer and Spring woolens— not a thread of cotton m them— made tip
I in the most stylish, up-to-date Suits, finest tailoring, guaranteed perfect fit, and every other detail that goes
to make a HIGH GRADE, MADE-TO-MEASURE SUIT at $17.50 and 22.50.
STOCKTAKING is the underlying reason for this extraordinary offer, as we prefer to clear out the fabrics at this time, Fabrics
are gray, brown, olive and tan fancy Worsteds Cassimeres and Cheviots in plaids, checks, stripes and overplaids.
Coats will be made in new model, single or double breasted sack, and must, be absolutely satisfactory to purchaser before w :
will permit them to leave the store. The Abraham and Straus Tailoring Shop is jealous of the reputation it has for making the
finest of Suits at moderate pricing and this is the offer of the year. ■ ■ i a a
Above 42 breast measure an extra charge must be 'made for additional material needed. • t,» •„ .1,0 «« „, » ♦
Come in and be measured— and then take subway to Manhattan, if your business 13 there. Entrance right in the Store— or get
off at A. &S. Station on your way back from business. Thlr(l floor - Men * Banaia »-
Many New Exhibits To Be Dis
played in Brooklyn Institution.
Brooklynites will scarcely recognize the interior
of the Brooklyn Museum In the fall. Not only has
the rearranging of many of the rooms been well
begun, but many new exhibits have been placed
on view.
Simultaneously with the announcement from the
Bronx Zoo that a new polar bear has been ob
tained to take the place of the one that died last
winter comes word from the building in the Kast
ern Parkway that the pelt of the dead bear has
been placed on a model and put on exhibition tor
the benefit of sightseers. The attest figure in the
glass case Is the exact Image of the dead bear.
Casts were made of the dead anl'mal so that no
mistake would be possible. Even the pelt retains
its natural yellowish tinge.
Just across the room from the bear, on the sec
ond floor, is the new exhibit of stellar aea lions
from the Pribylov Islands. There Is a gnat male
which, in life, probably weighed one thousand
pounds or more, a female, two little cubs and a
yearling. The pelts of these creatures were pre
sented the Institute last spring by Colonel R. B.
Woodward. About the only use that can be found
for a sea lion is to make an exhibit of him. Many
years ago the natives of the Prlbylov Islands used
the pelts extensively for their boats. Skin boats
are still used for lighters In the rocky sections, as
they are not easily pierced. In the old days it
was the height of Russian seamanship to change
the skins of the boats while at sea. The hardy
niarlners became so expert that they could slip
the new pelt under the keel of their craft atid draw
the old off from benoath the new without taking
In enough of the Pacific Ocean to disturb them, at
There is one exhibit that will appeal to the small
boys at least. The oil bird exhibit, which was
told about in these columns recently, is now
ready. It is near the sea lions, though the visitor
would never guess it. He would notice only a dark
and not very large window and near by a sign:
"Push the Button."
When the invitation is complied with a scene
appears behind the dark window. It is the cave
in which the oil birds live. They are the only
vegetable eating night birds known. The people
of Venezuela, where they come from, use the oil
from them as a sort of substitute for butter. It is
eaid that North Americans prefer butter. A
larse number of the birds may be s»en In the
dim light.
Another such exhibit Is soon to be prepared \;lth
the yellow rumped hangnest birds as the subjects.
These birds are second cousins if the orioles.
They live in Venezuela. They nulld their curious
hanging nests in the treetops. The nests are built
open at first, but later, when the rainy season be
gins, the birds roof them over. A strange custom,
which the birds have is to build their homes near
wasps' nests. The explanation of this Is that the
monkeys, the worst foes of the birds in countries
where they live, are kept away from the, eggs by
the wasps. These birds will be inclosed In a case
b.hlnd a window, but when tho button Is punned
a bright glare will be thrown upon them.
A terse portion of Professor Goodyear's Egyptian
exhibit has now been placed in cases and may be
seen on the first floor of the museum. It is said
that the museum has the finest collection of
scarabs In existence. The finest exhibit of the
collection, the big and handsomely decorated
mummy case of a former high priest of Amen.
Is still kept out of eight In the cellar by the lack
of v case to put It In. '
One of the most important works in which the
pmflsjTl vi the museum are nun engaged is the
Brooklyn Advertisements.
systematic arrangement of th« Invertebrate ex
hibits. The institute has fifty thousand shells
alone, besides thousands of corals, sponges. In
sects, etc., that fall under the head of inverte
brates. It has also a quantity of beautiful glass
models of various mlerosoopic creatures, and
these are also Included In the. collection. Event
ually the collection will occupy twenty-four wall.
group and "American" table cases In the main hall
on the second floor of the east section of the
building-. The westward square hall on the first
floor haa b»en cleared of Its collection if g-lasswar*
and lacquer ware. It is to be filled with California
Indian exhibits. The old material will hereafter
occupy the square hall on tl.e east.
Conviction and Sentence of Walter
J. Bartnett — Quick Punishment.
[By Telegraph to The Tribune.]
San Francisco, July 4.— The conviction and sen
tence of Walter J. Bartnett to ten years in San
Quentin Penitentiary for emberzllng funds of the
Colton estate, of which he was executor, while
serving as the real manager of the California Safe
Deposit and Trust Company, shows that San Fran
cisco is quick to punish when evidence Is pro
duced and the prosecution adopts fair methods.
The main witness who convicted Bartnett was J.
Dalzell Brown, his associate in the management of
the bonk, who received practical Immunity for his
confession. This was precisely the method adopted
by Assistant District Attorney Heney In the graft
cases, but Heney has obtained only two convic
tions, and In the Schmitz case the prosecution will
have to begin anew because of the carelessly drawn
"Abe" Ruef, the former boss, was successful this
week in his plea to the District Court of Appeals
in regard to bail. Judge Dunne, of the Superior
Court, refused to accept as bondsmen Ruefs rela
tives or any of his sureties who did not possess
real estate. The Appellate Court held that this
action of Judge Dunne was unconstitutional and
referred the bail question to Judge Seawell, of the
Superior Court. The hitter is taking a vacation, so
Ruef has had his case transferred to Judge Mu
rasky, and his sureties will be examined by that
The city savings banks announce 4 per cent in
terest on all deposits for the half year ended July
1, with the exception of Jhe San Francisco Savings
Union, which pays i\* per cent on term deposits
and 4 on ordinary. Real estate dealers regard as a
mistake the action of the banks In raising the rate
of interest on loans from 6 to 7 or 8 per cent for
building purposes. They say that depositors would
have been satisfied with the old rate of 34 per
cent, under which the old rate for loans could have
been continued, with perhaps the addition of one
half of 1 per cent. As it is now, the high interest
rate discourages building.
The Tinyo Maru, the new turbine Japanese liner,
which arrived this week from the Orient, broke th«
record between Yokohama and Honolulu and be
tween Honolulu and San Francisco. Ths steam
ship made the voyage from Yokohama to Honolulu
in 8 days and 5 hours, cutting the record of the
Pacific Mall steamship China th c hours. The
tilp from Honolulu was made In 4 days. 18 hours
and 00 minutes, against 5 days and 1 hour, the
China's record. This was made in the face of
strong head winds ami with a green Japanese crew.
The Tinyo has the same type of turbine engines
as the Mauretania and the Lusitania. She la the
first of three ships which will take the placa of
the old vessels of the Toyo Klsen Kaisha.
After thirty years of service with the Southern
Faciiic Company. J. H. Wallace, engineer of main
tenance of way. resigned this wwk. He will be
succeeded by John Quincy Barlow, a personal
friend of Minager Calvin, and recently chief en
gineer of the Western Maryland Railroad. Mr.
Wallace was presented with a handsome loving
cup by his associates. Another resignation was
that of Thomus A. Lawson, superintendent of the
western division of the Southern Pacific, who has
held the place only since lant November. He re
turns to Chicago, probably to become division su
perintendent of the Northwestern.
Passengers from the Orient who reached here this
week declare that the business depression in Japan
Is severe. This is partly dye to the effect of the
late stringency In the United States and partly to
the Chinese boycott, which affects every line of
trade. •
Chief of Police Biggy Is urging the grand Jury
to suppr- 58 Bfcst machines In cigar stores and sa
loons. He claims that these machines make more
gamblers than the racetracks and poolroom*, and
that they anpeal especially to boys, as the. owners
have been offering candy and other pria#s Instead
of cigars.
California will sent! a large delegation to th«
Congress of Tuberculosis in Washington next Sep
tember, aiming the delegates being Governor ViUl-it
Brooklyn Advertisements.
ZrtmtnaHcms and Stttmatti rrt*.
Rafercoees — Wra. W. A»tor. Jos. H. C1»o«t«. White
law Reid and many other prominent p«opl«.
Engineer & Contractor.
«3 rulton 6t., Brooklyn. N. T. Telephone 1813 Mala*
This advertisement appears Sunday only.
and th* following Saa Francisco physicians: P. IC
Brown. G. H. Evans. J. O. Hirshfelder. T. W.
Huntlngton. Herbert C. Moffltt, William Opjrola,
Emmet Rlxford and Alonzo E. Taylor. Others oe
the state deputation are W. J. Barlow, Stanley P.
Black and Norman Bridge, of I.os Angeles, W. H.
Flint, of Santa Barbara, and F. C. E. Mattlson, off
The Union Trust Company will begin th« erea»
tion at once of a fins granite bank building on
the northeast corner of Market street and Grant
avenue— the upper end of the old Blythe block, <rMS»
tha ownership of which litigation raged for ts»
years. The bank wil! use th» entir» buiidia*
which will be 80 feet on Market street !>y 13) fast
on Grant avenue. Ths architecture la classical,
and though only two stories high it will b« as
lofty as ordinary six-story buildings.
The school census, which has Just been carefully
compiled, gives 87.-39S chUiren of school age. whk*
would make ths total population of the city SS.flOa,
There has been an Increase of 10,329 school chUdrea
over last year and a decrease of flfty-flva Moa»
gol'an children.
The Native Sons hare decl.iM to r#bu!:t their
hall on the old site In Mason street, near Geary.
The new structure will be six stnrie* high, but it
will not have as large a meeting hall as in tha
old building because of the new provisions In th»
building laws.
The death of "Tom" Hill removed op.- of
known of California painters. Hills Y^semlt*
views were largely purchased In California, and
It Is estimated that two-thirds of his work was
destroyed in the big fire. Three large paintings
by Hill were la the Palace Hotel and saflM U»
the Hopkins Art Museum, while the private gal
leries cf Huntingdon, Flood, Tevts and others eaca
had one or more of HiU'a canvases.
Manager Frank Lawton. of the LM i
Pacific Railway, which Is converting the B ■
Pacific road from Los Angeles to Santa Monies
into an electric line, declares that coil-ge student*
do more work than any other laborers and tin*
they also eat more food. H» has offered a prtsa
of two years' tuition in any college to th« yeota)
who makes the largest gain !n weight iMi word
ing for the companjr.
Growing D«mand for Horseflesh— Nutri
tious Meat, •The Lancet" Says.
Rightly or wrongly, sentiment^ at any rate •**
this country, Is very vigorously directed s»BB»al
the us« of horseflesh for food, says "The Pall 3«a>
Gazette." The feeling Is very strong, and not »
few persons evince disgust at the mere mention of
the suggestion that an equine steak can rival ■
usual beefsteak, as regards flavor and tenders***
But there are connoisseurs who allege that a Cha
teaubriand steak is all the better from the K^ s *;?"
tory point of view when It is prepared from «■•
flesh of the horse. The prejudice against "< jr **r
flesh has doubtless arisen from a familiarity *«J
th« hard working habits of the animal, and P**3g
perhaps, on account of its association with tne <"•<«
of the cat. There is some Idea that hard wor* " 3 *
ders the fleshy parts of the animal unlit for »o»
and yet in countries where it has been th» custoza
to eat horseflesh the demand Is rapidly growing.
In Paris, for . example. it is reported ..{f3
year close upon fifty thousand horses were r}
for food, this showing an Increase of five thousa-»
.horses on the figures of the previous year. It *£ a '?
appear, however, that the consumers at horse
are to be found chiefly among the poor peopl* J
are not able to pay the higher price* for be« »*
mutton. Still the fact remains, says "The Laae**
that horseflesh is a nutritious meat, and it can p;
prepared In such a way as to be an attractive
food, which need not be tough or ebject!oc*w»
from the point of vUw of flavor. There are T
physiological reasons against the. use of It. »»£
Indeed, the Immunity which the horse fig d#d
ox) enjoys from tuberculous disease is a aec»J J
point in favor of the us* of horseflesh as a«*»»
Prejudice, however, dies hard, and not. K.ns.
Prejudice, however, dies hsrd, and not. P^HEi
until th« motor has completely driven the nor~
from a life of toll will its C«sh be added to «**££
Of meat foods to relieve the present m 000"
round of mutton and beef. Whatever mayo;" _j
In favor of the value of horseflesh for fa*r. •£•
whether sentiment is right or wroas. there —
never be any Justification for passing it «£ „
eomethlnt? else. Even in places where borsen«"
a popular foo»l. chiefly In the form of a S * B " > ( J
the venders are required tr» Indicate th* nat-r»
the article which they sell.
Kmployer— ShortlelKh writes me that ■..■>; .n« u)
him when you called at his office ester riv««B«*
Collector-Well, Ml tell you how It hap?"
Employer (Interrupting)— Did he pay up*
Collector— No. !«tr. - (h a «i»
Employer— Well, n-v*r mind the rest or tn *
planatloa.— Chicago News,

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