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UP THS iX^XWELL'S ISLAND "PIG PfcM iCleansing of Foul Cells in Penal Colony One of Many Steps Taken bv Miss D avis. PROB mm N h. \, -, h for? In Ihi htatot? of lb? world i>;?v ,( com ? n ni\ Hod the head . i n of pi laon join If) a i onfen-n. o >t< h>\\ their inst liitton Mioutd h? I I It toOR a woman to thtnk of thia wa pi ob icm ol dleclpltni rheii l, ?. Voi moRtha t he i lt> r on Black? el an In lb? pu. tnd jurj haa been in vcMisMtinjc tbom. Men of hunMnltatian inat and niadc public ? naannai ? a treated Keepera actually ^un>il ova*" Tha v hu h |s ? hoi ! for the out: ??: lai | ? Vat' - pl?tre, araa 1 ntlj (completed their tenna there Thej n per mittet] t ;- c. cl - a bul no! Ir.ist O; nil little a nho baa ?? ?? ei >? ihr tment of < ? ; Lewla the have aupplei - the publh itj. The last contribution araa i -n Mt I am - Dtati Whitman ? s ? alten liar>. v\ . BlRCkwi II ? W' f ? l w i-?l?l potal out ii the tier in t pent tcntih -set, alimy, dark, foul smelling and unfit for pigs to wal? low in. v - -vina:, kne^ I ?? bad, T - action cannot assum cerat.ns; h;ni in bt iRfa In Then Rf w ? :?: p \? rtirtoant a Wf an? a!? your honor that we cannot ? Fihle for me or i! of the employee, from the warden loavn. i A rf? : ? ? ? aroRChed afiai a, leaMH 'isitint; tb< la ai d and r for htm ? tant COMMISSIONER DAVIS FEARS EF? FECT OF PUBLICITY. i priaoRera aaid al ? ?':fm th^ iir.pre.csion that ???-;?. . ? and that they can do an>th:ncr they to tliempf tri us , e officials can do i Mli | ? ' . <\ We n t| ? e <- ? tray of main [ne sVitl I finally I -it. | around for Mr, or? ...... f f,j " ,i nt adintniatratlon ti>?'K oil problem duo In i measure t., ? (Torta of i number of humant r<in. i|v ton ' on a nl< h prevailed rlth I he direct mi d not n " that rowd i thou - na at an after noon ? the st.tt?^ ,if mind thsl t es II! Of ' I hall K ? wen- The t v\. ? i I s ?ri11 ISi ? bsei p with ar< ? thfin. mak ? ? ? -r.irlt could r.<>\\ ? ? I bucket He could keep the 900 a The fomei been With "r ? . . . ?a of a riot in the o E4-n were- ..tail, order with I men ? isll. . ? I < perl a/hen 4 Into offres, ?fit Da rs turned th? bo the kepprr The "| Up that thi con rinitiriv Wir) n SJ1 iniits i barrel The conalsted of kr im the r bolts snd ot her think'? ? 'n- ter ] ?? which Misa Da ind had been ,aftei .1 \i^ir_ t., th.. penttentlan bj ? number of kiruiu hearted I" ' fall. One parr* Included Bishop Greet Hi Bought -in opportunity to apeak t" the prisoners. As ho looked Into thi he i ?i I in I ?i. he i should tl n the penlten i went up. Tha i. did not ? the s m den ara? i he mo ? ?! man in \ . ? ,\ Hayes re ? i, .1 m? m i -? ?? "f the ? i . ' :??.? .. . u-rii It i cl tnct 'I thru nn ; ??? Ulm; ? .., Cl H'll !?? ? ' man t Tin? illuatistton ?> i : i ? ? orsrU) al. th? i a East River I tic .... ? fellow? ? .-'ni. port -I'll of ? In ? II? at tii?-1 prniten 'f the 11 s/aa u oten ???! ??? th? ? . | . ' i ? I . ' : 11 g ,< ?., ' ? ',' ? 'l.? \ .1 "tl It) ? .uling pris? ais "Olve me some roffei demanded i : I ? ? | .. i c?'?'? ? ? piled I he oi'i"i wheie u|K>n fist ? ,'1111- ? i-<i \ ith '.he ? - dulj removed tn tha ? ? | ?? ,?>, .iii be placed U, ;in?i a fned to m tif>- printing shop. Here he II upon himself to ?'i ? ease ?jf 11 - prit tlegea ? .-i ?? . -.? off for nth bj way <?!" punishment, iio ? ? - ng his irnri . ill bucket to jam the lock of hi - He throat? ned to atta? k with the same Instrument sny keeper who sttempted to i nter. His t td along the ? ;,,i\ ,-.i corrtdoi There t\;i>- noth? - it but to turn i : i him. This dsmpened him In more than ? ?rie* i h<- has i.n more tractabls n. nos emploig hi? time mark t he ? sll? of hia cell tl i da - sg Calling of Prisoners Int Council on How Isl? and Should Be Governed a Unique Act. they RRfifi and thlsklnf O? way? < bringing what Bf ? Dssffdt ?1 ?he injn> ,,,, ,,. || ,..,ttii.rit t? IR4 RR*1 of ?h * lommtewloner it j.i not the unrulj aloua tBRl ? M i,?? considered Hi the problem of dknal plttM. Thaw ?<<? ton ? '" "'' r inHt,n priHori'Ti In the penitentiary and in 1st worklMMaM who ?RBI N k'i'' ,hf"r< Neither the atRfR BRr ""* Htv I-- an: ?pace asRRwban ror th^m Thtf fit! "" oalj h source of ?nw ''? ,h''' fallowa b? rrm of tin ROiRi Uni ! ?? RsRRR ai nigh?, bttl they *'M(' mav ?' coma eantr? of rioi 0 ?ceBtlf when Hi''- RorkhOBM plIfORRfl Wal RRattered throuRBORl the ahopR. <>n' Dann who ama Irrom ludateRly <??** on' "Hera/a our cRRtaea to atari ? r *>? Thara'a only * few keapera around VortutmUts thtfi fron bobo In hit neighborhood rtotoualy inclhand f **" ontj by ' ha m ?. that tht tinder did nol ; irRtRRa. Mian i>;i Ir, king a aolui n.<- m??? ? m .i?ke,i thai aixi i ?? r?!' a i ,'?. tad to moel hi r In + conf< i - lie eviis- 'i ? ' ? anli . nd ? ? ?be explain' - M ij.il (jn ?-'.'! aORBd the ni'Mi to v. iiil Hi?-', thought WOUld itiake tiona more antlafactor] An /Luatrian BRld "If ? d onlj f"if ?iiMiie fellow? who ' to bfj good where ia II would I great deal tf< whei or br| aw one in ;, diaciplll ? ahoRta Mad the doOf and k' .1 .s ak< sVe ha? e to work all da HIS PROPOSITION IS To BE ADOPTED. Plai : f i.'iiidnii: ??" i ont m ten 11 Ua at ? m if nttary. The Leg | ai ted lh?j ? BORTd of K-?fim?r'? and V?????>rtimoHient lent -. i ; ? . ol is w ?n he ; 11 ght and ok trie llgbta If m Than iter af Which will de BOlld. The inner will be ft -g\\ which fORd DRR] :'?'.' one* nor in ;<i ?-ol i it the H?dford Reformatory when the WRi taking la food Then will i ? azei a yard i !. <mi and everything atea ne. , for the phyaiCRl welfari of thoae I 'I :phi.e will be : In tli_f_Ji?risiiage of Mr ! WRRg tO | illd pera leve; ? ??lin*? ?? the ti ??<??? in ether a wiim to i . . ?? , ondJt n tri hRke 'f o that M uni be th i r<> ;????! t.? himaeif to the ? Oi ' there lie will diaturh no on?- h il himself, and th<- ?.?Via ? ag b#> pen t.. the cha i? al bnttRllty In their efforta ... ?Har Ino it ad UirI th knowledge of the ERd Irri tberi are celia In which the refnaotory n ?> be the aoie Buffer ra a,;! have i pllnRrj effei t throul ?ut th< pe? thary. Then them will tunity for the good IntenUojaed ?rlti. ? POET WHO SPENDS MANY MILLIONS? ROMANCE OF HERMIT OF ROCKAWAY ^pS l niitinued from ?er un A pase. ?h??r<1 waa the refrain that repeater! ? acal" -ir 11] he t<>l<i ? ho ofhN re,' that t -himself oft? r nd thon I down a? hut r.. ? I what h? ? ? ote tl at r,i?ht ODB T?t m:\v v?ii;k I ? nd I'-.vri by niiiht. "*? -??, ,v. n t ii< br it? iuler] | nd prOStlt .t" irph rob d clsd, F n'fl niosh. wilderness <?! human hV i nd rum, lellrium [No* Mr. Newton ka in charaj? <>f ah public buildings in the United Hi |? h< ? pertinent Public Health of I d Statte? ?\ ?nue ? rutter - Division Bui ? th? Appoil trrnni ivlsion ' om Pn hnn fall, therefore, th? ??-nerai iporvision of nosjtofflce and I n tho reunited States. Tl thrsaj ?hundred altea for build! - ?" baj paslected and f??r which appropriation? i,? en made by ? Joi -"?? 11? t pointing f nts to >-?'> ??ut o\?r ttaa country t" Inspect and report on tbesx ?ites, ami in ist himself make th? t:n;ii sel? tlon Thi y rangs in price sll lh< aras from |R,000 ., >., CIMHIIHI '?A ^TREMENDOUS TASK REDUCED TO AN EPISODE. H Hi?- b? ?d of ? irr? ;i' 011"! ;ili"ii a ? -i m hat 11 p? ol man should i" obtalm <i i" ? are from of Juried id th? payment for n same preparation <>r draa ? ; long ?ti. i intendence of the work of constructing, rebuilding, ? iniK or repairing public building?: maintenance and repair of I of the dings, and ii|ii> of carpeta, furniture ?kIh - U(g lixL-irc*, im ?-ji?i,.tal e-iuipinunt, und mhWetlSdMOUS f-iippl;^? foi ( < ustodlans and engineers' form hi the care of public huildlnKf." hi ?, probably advise that g ?alary o1 125,000 should be offered as ar Inducement to ?tire the ri?ht man. t?? ?I also recommend, no doubl si least ten assistant supertntendenti be hired at sio.ono ?ach Th?- I eggful handling of thes?- ma* - however, only an episode in th? retary Newton, and ins- salar\ 000. Abo it sixty years aso, arhei the piece wss created, the salary trai $6/UK) snd the work about T.r? per cent than now. Meanwhile, old Cost of-Living -well, you know. THE "WISDOM" OF CONGRESS AND ITS "ECONOMY." ?he v\isdom 'of t!ongress It is about on a par with the stupid | that ,,.'"- been followed for half a een of ?at ii session appropriating millions of dollars for publir buildings without sppropristing rafBclent tumis i" <-ri:,!,!<- th? supervising srchltect'a offli-e to keep ?breast of the work. Th? result of all this is that to-daj we are more than ten years behind with this work, and the ?rchttect'a office is em plO] i;,!- fewet* men than Wgre employed ted years sgo. All this corns? ?bout through the bad habit of our government of allowing polltii Isna to - "tnri'i sffalrs, To ob? tain trotea and frh'f' i|,. gppgsrfUIC? of doing something, Congressinen ;n-e ai lowed to pass bill? ?pproprtatlng mon?j for federa] buildings where they arc not : nd then s.iiiih members to make a showing of economy t<> th< people, turn SbOUt and cut down ; appropriation? for the architect's Office, agftll th? result thai where build Irjga ar- actually needed the) cannot be I ? r i?l Hid. Mr. Newton soon found that public building? ami pubUc health wer? th? m?gt troublesome of all bis mlscelleane ons l,r.I .uid that th?- Division of Surety Bonds came grOttg With a r?a ?onabte amount of trlbulatt?h. n? had tin- gregt??rl difficulty with th?- bond?, . -?? it was a BUbJ?Cl "f w hi. h h? had no pre?, loua knowledge. 'I'll,-' vus a time soon gfte M'' iNswtea to?rk oftice, wbea tiie experts wirr at their nrffa "nd with somi dim cull technical queatlona, when the men whf. knea all about bonds could not ?' aome dlaputed point over which they had struggled for months. They on Mr. .".'? ..im., and thia la what be SRld to them: entlemen, before we ail down to this proposition, ! wRnt to show yon i ail here al thli desk, day after day, looking oui upon the Washington Monument, thai gleaming, ehlmtnertrfg emblem i n ? ted to the CRuae of truth and purity, and i waRt to Bay I don't know a d thin? about ? Tl ' Ir facea fell, t"it be asked them t" ! aeated, and without attempting i" acqulri all tin t< chnical detail in thirt) mlnutea, in- bruahed ?t aalde and strove to get nt once at tin corner atone of common aenai and common equity, and in less than an hour he had aucceaefuUy settled all diaputea in that way. ? i since March, 1018," said Mr. Newton, "we have been resisting the Importunities and the demanda of some nf i te oldtime polltli lana, but only too often i find myaeif helpieaa, actually held Up at tin- piato] point and fOTCed In throw up in> hands ami deliver. It happena dailj that a senator or Con? greaaman cornea m and makes the ro queal for th'- appointment or promotion nf some peraon who wd know and he knowa is Incompetent and und. Ing. WHEN THE SYSTEM HOLDS UP AN HONEST MAN. "'Senator,' you any, 'that man is not lit for the place you arc asking lor and should not be appointed over the hcati-? <<f wo many denen Ing men.' ? That's all right,' replies the noble Benator, 'he's a ko.h1 Democrat; he*a Bpent liis money lik.' water for the party ami i want him appointed.' "Still yon protest ami then tin- nn-at vt.it. sman comea back with: "All right; you know I'm a member of the sM-atid s.? committee, ami you have s..in?- Importan! im arm. s in that com? mittee. Now. if you expect mi roti > mu appoint m'' man, i m Blmpl] ing tor fair pla) ?' ?'Thai is Hi'1 Byetem tJiai has amuj? prevailed in our government," added Mi Newton, "and it lies at th? root of most of our government evils, f used to see much of It in the Legislat? ur, at Albany, end it still exists here. Oread, graft, political gratitude, th? three, graces of Amerhan politics, hSV? mad? iii-'iiif'SpKo d?mocrac3 a tnum phanl necessity. But, thank heaven, this c\ il is diminishing. There ?IS only ;i t w relics of that old age ?if political f. i il.ilism left in either of th?- parties; and 'In- period of life and BUCCCSg "t any part;*- hereafter will depend en? tlrel) upon the question Of whether or not It romes tip to th'1 BtfUldat .1 of public sentiment. The demand ..f th? people ..i' tins countrj to daj is for honesty, prudence and cleanllm i tin- conduct ?>f public affairs. THE NOISY NOYES AGAIN. Bars Pound, tic- Philadelphia poet, whose work has thrilled London, said the other day of Alfred No\es. lus British - I V.I I "Nojrca dsclsrea thst mj torch of diluted Brownlnglsui, after ;> feebla aputtsr, has Kone out Now. in rSVSnge, 1er me t,.|| \ o.l .1 story ghoul Noyes and Bwlnburm I'gotn? tin?i after Rosssttl'i death Noyes wrote ?i long inciii"ilal DOSm Ile w as r-u proud Of this poem that hi? wavlaid BWln? burna on? morning en Putney Common and insisted ?>n reading it to him. "Swinburne tried to ?seeps, but Noy?? bawled the ?rhOle thirty stSJUBBS Into Ids poor. deaf ear. Than, si the ?nd, ha ?aid, with a .on plscent smile ? There, sir, Ii ray poem .in Itossattl What ?i" you Hunk of il ' "It would have been better,' Swin huriie answered, 'if you hoi died and Ros Setti had written tiie pot in IMPRACTICAL. secretan Oarrtson, listening in wash? ini;t,.ri In the rlStOnST) hOPS? of SU .vivo. CStS i'f universal PeSCS, Bgld "guch daglrsB sra as Impractical a? Wil? lie's ft?-? aunt sai,I to h.i?" inoro IHK : " 'Willie, an angel brought your msmma auch a nice little brother for you last night Wouldn't you like to sec the dear little li.ihy?" ?? N'..,' Willie replied, 'hut I'd like f.i see the SBjgCL1 " h?.,. ,,f barking dogi ???i Hsu?i Is la? Ut, - ? ArRv ,,f romanea and pathos is around around the ufe of Charley, the Hermit of RoCkRWay, who for a quartet [ ? I made .. hut near the Hi ndi ring ri aken of tl ?? bro id \ .a : ? ? ? ' ?units of Ai rei IK I.O'i.; I 1 In an.e |.g now about age, ban ? art In n. and being ol an smbltioua re decided to emlgrati to inn I milk and honey, aa so magine I Ii bid hla i earl .:.>...iii\ one daj and a? ' "'i* for the promiaed land. Before leaving, Charley told I ? going t.i Am."ich to seek hi fortuni that arhen ha iin.i become rich he ad be would become hla Booa an.- '.. hing A n ired . mploj men! with a il Rockaa ay Beai ii He ,v ' cabinetmaker, and many of the first houaea hum In the Re- kawayi hove samples ?r h's craft in their Interior fin Ishlngs ih wi habits, spent bis leisure time In reading b and saved moat of hia wages, so that ha could send each month a atipulated sum to his sweetheart In Sweden, to be added in the ever-lncreaaing fund until ti??-re enough to pay h< r passage to America THE LETTER. i.eit.is between him and Ma aweetheatt ware frequent, and be often told ins m low workmen that he waa s.> happj i it th. time waa ?? i ? icbed when she wo?ld come to him, Then the from hei became lern frequent, and finally the] stopped altogether. Charle) became downcaat and arrota asking an explana? tion, fearing thai ome misfortune or aickness had befallen her. sfi.-r a (? at weeks he received a letter, ii waa abort, ami his face became pallid as he read ami reread its contenta He grew raelanchol) ami spoke t>> nobody for a das' or two. Th. n .?ne day, after he had again read the letter, be packed up his tooti went away, He walked along ih.? ocean beach until he reached an abandoned ahant) on the simt.., near what is no? mere. There be decided to h\e the pu am.hr of ins days, forgetting the world and ahunning all mankind He kept . latent from all who approached ids hut t.? a*k why la- ahoaa auch a life One night, durum' a heavy -tonn, his hut ara arashed away t>> the ? ana and he toi g refuga In another ahant) left by a gana of Italian? who had built the i.t from i-'.h Rockaw?) to Rookaway Beach, hih| bei.- he ua Hi e.i i\ er alai < The hut ib located on the meadowa be tWSSS th? boulevard and the Tx>ng Isl? and Railroad trseks, and han been looked at with CUrtOSlty for th* last twenty nve years or more by the thoussnda of , ? ? ni over the railroad end on the trolle] car? During ths summer month? numerous people hsv? sa? lted the Shant) and tried to sp?-al< . anchorite, but be turn? a deaf all and will sol ten anything of his past life THE COMING OF DARKNESS. The latter that turned Charley from the ambitious cabinet worker t?> hermit ? B few hOUrs is sal.I l>v his former employer, Chsrles Crebbe, to bava con? tained the Information that his *weer hesrl no longsr loved him, ;?nd thai eh? bad i.om? the wife of his brother. The aunshlne went out of his soul and tenet and became one of dark ,i,l illence Mis friends and his eriiii|..\ei trod t,i indi.-e him to return, but i? wss no usa Charley bsde them l they left him to his lone Foni" life Hos ne has existed all th?g? years and cold winters on the besi h la ? mys? tery to the crew of th? V-veine I.iie Savlng Station and the few bardy men who frsQuent the beaeh in the winter months. He gathsrs driftwood tr.,m th? beach, and th? f""d that?k?ep? him alive also ...rues from the drift cast up hy the sea ii ? gathers up almost anything that win be of use Pieces of plank and boxes lie uses to patch up the hovel ? u^ home. The cans era utilized as* cooking utensils. .Many a fish lirnls its w.iv to Chirley'a larder, ,tnd he KHthers the clam* and crtihs that are CSS! up on Hi" BSndl bj the waxes. So he lives. i "ten th? iron of the Ufssavlng .station bring him food, but With all these kind? nesses ha keeps ?lient end to himself. h. paya no sttsntton to grsstlngs from paassrsby snd does net even turn his ii, .,,1 THE ANCHORITE. The anchorite has a ?allow complexion and his body is thin and .shows the ef? fet ts of th,. uncertain Ufa he ha? led. Ills hair Is long, de,p blsck and ?lossy, ai.i his fiu-e Is encircled by s shaggy btsek heard. Ile ?reara a little hlaok cap without a visor, ami his oloth?? Mhow his crude efforts to iteup them together. The Interior of ids hut is a muss of old clothes, blanket? ami pi?e?s of aaat ? pi rkad up along the beach, The furniture is mads from hose? and h?r i.i snd lio- shelves, of tvhiori there aro a number, arg IillcU with Hit tans, many of them blackened 'rom SOntaoi with fire Tha In'terlorlg dark and fcul smel' inr and crowded w?th wrackago of all kinds, besides heaps of firewood. Pu?dng the summer months Charley care full] nureea a large garden of aun llower?. nnl he also has a few tomato vines that add tC hia larder R hen th? sunflowers have bloomed he carefully takes thi seed from them and r!rl?s them. Prom 'lies aceda he ~n:,ea a beverage aimilRr to co?Oa Some ehar itably Inclined residents have giran or? ders t.> the baker to leave rolls end bread at the hermit's hut. while others BORM years hi?o .sent hlrn a quantity of canned gOOda and other things to keep him through the winter. OocRRionaUy he wall;? through fh? streets of ArverBM it. the early hours o? the morning and rummages through tit? sarbacre cane la Ins quest for something of value ir that arould suffi, e to make ?um a meal. He refajRea all offer? of money and la auaptcloua of ererybod) that visits mis mlaerRbla RRvrI, And so. foi naany a m?rier of a eon tury tins rnan baa lived tha life of g her. mit renouncing the world because hta sweetheart was untrue to him AMERICA LEADS PARIS A Fifth avenue milliner, arriving on tha George Washington from her annual hat hunting trip to Paria, granted a woman reporter an interview. "Mats thai spring.'' she said, "wi I b? smaller than ever, BOene with a ttny rim, but many of them tightly binding tha head in turban fashion, allowing or-lv I little wave of hair to show over each ear Of course, many of the hats are niu^-d in Paris, with aigrettes, but for the Am. i ican shopP'T. who must avoid the aigrette on account of the customs ban, the Paris milliner is prepared. When our govern? ment barred aigrettes, the French fur? nish, -rs of milliners' supplies began to make for the American trade very striking Hiid stylish creations -fantasies' thc\ orU them from OMJ feathers. I have brought home with me a great many of theaa bautlful feather ornaments?ornament Which were primarily designed for exi?or tutlon to America, but which the Parisians found so smart that they are using them this spring almost as much as the aigrette." The oldest banknotes are the "flying money" -first Issued in i^hina in JS9T B. ?.'. ? i i?id rules some marriages and ofterh ai* ruled by lupidily.