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BAD FINESSES AT ADCTTOW
4X KnnOR OF TACTICS THAT
MAXY I'LAYKItS FAI.I. IXTO.
Dad and Doubtful I Inc-i . PIb That '
Let In an ilrrsc Nnit tisnirs bout trick and the nine Would MTI held, U dis
Through the Wrong I If or the HllMH 1 OaTdUli h spade.
-Mlstskrs In Mllug X n lis ml.. N'','w ff? OOJWflJ way to manage this
combination in clubs between (no two
Om bmn to muoh about the tmpo rtanoe
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of finessing at Motion thai some paraOB
oeginners especially, imagine thai lhajr
should take all the AniOHI that present
themselves This is it serious error, lie
cause there are many linosses that are
very bad, some not being finesses at all
In fact, hut simply tricks thrown away,
wbes some are doubtful ami otherspresent I
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Bad finessing positions should le let
alone and an effort maile to Induce the
adTersaries to open the suit. Tiouhtful
finesses should he considered from the
viewpoint of the score or the size of the 1
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contract, if there is;. , hone between two
finesses It Will usually be found thai one;
(in ha determined to lc hotter than the
other either on account of the hand to lie
flneesed against or the position of the lend.
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In the old whist days the authorities
had a great deal to say about finessing, j
classifying the various forms and giving ;
them nnrnnrintn rones fVia. l.a i.nl lita
the famous French (.layer and inventor of
the Deechapclles coup, made his reputa
tion on his wonderful finesse, the French
term for which, by the way. is impasse
In spite of all its manifest advantages
careful writers on the game have laid it
down aa an axiom'that if th? finesse Is an
even thing to win a trick or to lose it the
finesse should never be taken.
If a finesse, is necessary to get the odd
trick or to win the game It is not con
sidered an even thing because of the added
advantage that success curries with it
But If a finesse which lost would let in a
triok which would not otherwise make
pgalnst the player it is not considered
justifiable. Dray son gives this example
When only three cards remain in the
v j hrt i.i ;. t i,i , naawar out oi u oiaos can. o os one a a-
22m Px l , Bnd v R'"" 0 trumps. B. in orde,
Of Which the ace was gone held the king lo show his partner that he cannot be of
and Jack and did not know who held the 'any assistance In diamonds, declares two
thirteenth trump. If he flneteeo the jack ' ln hearts and Y goes ou to two no trumps,
and it holda he wins two spade tricks If w,;iit'f! P888 . ., .. .,
the queen Is on his left he never makes 1, "ft"?' 11 ' he idea of leadings single
J . . . j. ,on sing up to 1 , whom he cri'dited with
the king, because he lets in a winning dia- ( the ace, so he Started with the tenor hearts,
mond and the trump takes the l.si trick Y. looking forward to the finesse in dia
no matter where it is. raonds, thought it better t.o exhaust A s
in such a case the finesse wins a trick ''erts. so he held off. B continued with
if it aucoeeds and it lose, trick if it does 'CXl L'! W'1 wii rettirned
T-i-.. .k . i, .. . , 1?e i rev, which took with the ace. 1
aj up or i iir MWR ir "'Mill anJllfWllllU
mora than the trick iiself the authorities
seem to think such i finesse should n it I
All writers on tactioa divide the flneaaa
Into two parts, speculative und obliga
tory, but the old whist authorities made
no distinction between the dealer and his
adversaries In auction the advaraariM
never finesse because the conditions for
It cannot arise owing to theeposed
dummy hand. All th.s finessing is done
by the declarer and he has many oppor
tunities to make a mess of it
Probably the worst of the bad finesses
at auction is one that lets in an adverse
suit in which you have no protection.
While a phyer will seld m tmke this
mistake if the suit has lieen led nnd estab
lished against him in the course of play
one onen noes it at tne very r.r ginning or
the hand, carelessness or inattention
being usually responsible for such an
error. Here is n sample of what one
I almost every day:
4.0. 6 1
J a 7 4 3 2
9 J 10 7 6
OA J I
41 io a
4 3 2
10 9 7 B
OK 9 8 I 4
4 A K J 8 4 3
o q io s
a i a
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J2?tf2!?J Dii,L P "1 'he rubier
game Z started with one
d with one no trump und A
.m .4. 'Rht .K Riime "!
n-lled two in
Z was afraid
i,.irt. l --ii . , 7- . :
nauTe, so ne called two no trumps and
rnaltu 7 ... , u. t.HH iu.
A led the fourth best heart and Z care
lessly played the queen. B won the trick '
with the king and led the eight of dia
monds so as to cover dummy's seven.
7 put op. he ten and A won with the jack,
returning ace and six, so that B made
three more tricks in the suit, leaving Z
nothing but the odd and setting the con
tract for 200 points.
Had Z followed the advice often given
in these articles, to count up the possi-1
I. ill ties of the combined hands before play-
ing s card from dummy, he would have
eea that six clube and two spades were a
certainty and all he had to do was to put
the aoe of hearts on the first trick to win
the game and rubber
une or the most common raults with the '
beginner is trying to make a finesse by ,
leading one of the cards with which he
hopes to win a trick. One constantly
sees the queen led to theace, orone of both
queen and lack led in the same way. No
matter which adversary holds the king
this attempt at a finesse is bound to fail
unless the player has the ten as well as ,
the queen and jack.
xiere isanand wnicn snows imsiauii:
oa 7 a a
J 9 3
oa i m
ok io a a
4.K a 7 4
j 9 a a
i 4.6 2
OK 10 8 6 3
4A 10 3
0 J 3
A a 10 8
K.8 4 8
The bidding on the rubber game started
with one no trump by Z. who dealt, over
called by A with two diamonds Y and
B paased and Z. having the diamonds
topped, went two no trumps, which was
the winning declaration
A led tne six or auunonos, played the ace would nring in tour esiai.imned dia
seven and Z took in B 's jack wiih the ace monds. no matter what Z might lead after
Z then led the queen of hearts, under the
mistaken idea that he wus takum a finesse
and it went to B's king B came right
hack with the six and Z put on the jack,
leading another round for Y to win with
the aoe, A discarding a club.
Than Z made another mistake, which
betrayed his unfamiliaritv with the tactics
of the finesse. He led the jack of clubs,
which B passed, Z underplayinK ii with the
r. so aa to hold the uvit trick with the
nine If the jack won. b covered the nine
with the king, because after the jack and
ten were out of the way his king and
xuiht became a fotirehette Z made his
queen and ace, but that left thu eight good
against, him, A discarding two diamonds
queen win Y returned the seven, whirl, ,
z now led a small spade and A let tn
B covered with the nine, arid Z had to
on the kmc to keep ii oul of the lead, be
cause B had the winning club and heart
A won ttie in. k ami made nut king oi
diamonds, li discarding a spado The
ten of spader, from A put II In. so that he
made the last three tn ks, leaving Y and
It the odd only and set l mg the cotitracv for
Vt IK. UltS
This hand is a good example of doubly
bad nueoBing tocuure if it had been
faig& jgytf ZtfXlg
I nn legitimate finessing position and should
I have been lot alone. Z's game being to
get dummy Into the lead, no as to take
the nneeee in ciuhn
Upon winning the first trick with the
aoe of diamonds Z should have returned
I li unit ol ..n,... n. . i.a. In mabn rl, IMIflM '
niMM good. A would huve passed Hip
'"'"V ')", fM,'1.n!n?i JHTf i,!'k
null ror . to underplay it with the five
if the king does not cover the nine. If the
kins Room up second hand the aoe. jack.
r)ueeit, ten are Rood in that order, if the
nine holds (he first trick the Jack follows
and if the king covers, ace. queen, ten
are good. No matter what B does Z makes
four chili tricks if ho knows how to man
an that particular form of the finesse
Whan z leads the small spade
V wins with the queen and returns it.
After A makes his kin of diMtnonds he
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make his diamond, if A comes right hack
with tlie spade, keeping his diamonds,
n makes the spade jack hut loses every
SSi?," J? A "'i,', "frt' keening
his king or diamonds. B make the king
and the beet spade, but that I all
1 his shows that V and Z could have
gone game if ', tiad only avoided what
J technically known bad finessing
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BqmeUmea a plaver Will lie so blinded
by the attractions Af a Unease that he will
overlook some much simpler and more
rational way of playing the hand. Take
r a ? a a
K 7 A
a J 10
o 10 9 e s
Ol 3 10 6 4
4K A 6 S 3
Z belongs to the sure trick showing
School and ne starts with one club, w hich is
the cheaper of two suits in which he holds
inning cards A , being one of thoie
accommodating pNvers who always pull
lisi a-dinc a sonde and a club.
I then mad- the old mistake of leading
the quean of diamonds, as if it were a
(inonse. ';.. ace w in B's king and the suit
.VHT1. ,"'J"v.or .I . 2 ,?f
I his, as the sluder.i of tactics will observe.
is limply repeating the error just made
in the diamond suit. Iiei ause there is no
finesse in sjch a lead and it is doublv lad
because it is an attempt to finesse against
the wrong hand. B lieing the player with
the dangerous suit.
B made his king of spades and his two
hearts. Z discarding a club and Y a dia
mond. B led a club and the king won A's
ten After making his two good spades,
his diamond and the ;.ee of clubs, the last
trick hid to he given to A. so that Y and
Z cot the odd only arid were set for fiftv
points, when they should have won the
The first part of the hand was correctly
played, exhausting A s hearts by passing
two rounds, but theie is no finesse.
properly so called, ln any suit for Y and Z
both diamonds and sondes heinc l.ad
nnessing positions. I ne correct plav for
Y. after winning the third round of heaeta,
dummy discarding a spade and a diamond,
was to lead a sin ill Olub nnd if B did not
c over to cluck it. because there iR nothing
to fear from A.
If A comes through with tha spade,
leading up to weakness, which would be
the most natural thing for him to do,
Y must put on the ace second hand, re
fusing to take nny finesse against the
player with the established hearts. If
Y now leads the king of clubs and both
sides follow suit, all the clubs must make,
Y discarding a heart and u spade, neither
r.f which are any good to him
The only trick left for Y and Z. appar
ently, is the aoe of diamonds When it
unexpectedly drops the king. Y makes
two more diamond tricks and the game
A QnMM , w,metimes righl for on.
reason and wrong for another nnd
P!'ypr sometimes has to decide w
r:d to take. Sometimes b .th com.
row io 1 .-K.iiieiini.iH o .ui come up
; tt v,..j ...... a ; , .
01 .declarer taking a finesse correctly i,
"rst suit and then spoiling It a! bv a
?5 ' a"h" Here is
OK 4 J 10 0 4
0 10'6 8
O J 9 7 B 4
OA 9 7 3 8
4a x a a
4 9 J 10 7 4
OK B 1
4 K 10 9 7 a 4
It being the rubier came and the last
or tne evening the induing watt pretty
lively, but wound up with B's three no
trumps over Y's three hearts. Y took a
free double. Z having no hearts led a
spade and B played the queen second
hand from dummy, aa he saw a successful
finesse was the only chance to keep a
reentry in A's hand for the diamonds,
But when that finesse held B made the
mistake of taking a finesse in diamonds as
well, and B cleared up his spadeaut once,
leading the king for fear the ace and
jack might make separately. After mak
j ing his ace of spades and ace of diamonds
B led two rounds of clubs. Then, cor
, rectly inferring that Z had no hearts.
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iia icu a nnuui one, puiuuK I ill. l lea
lack the king and followed with the five,
so that B made two heart tricks, but was
set for 200 points.
The first finesse in the spade suit was
correctly played, as it is the only hope
for the diamonds. But the second
finesse, in the diamond suit, was the only
way to lose the game. Lot B put on his
ace third hand and lead the queen and the
only distribution of the diamonds that can
defeat him is for one adversary to hold
three to the king, so that he can hold off
and let the queen win so as to block the
As Z cannot do this, his king would he
forced on the second round and the spade
the king of diamonds. these diamond
tricks, with the ace and king of clubs and
ace of hearts, would have given B four by
cards, doubled, game and rubber, making
a difference of 540 points, all of which can
be attributed to one bad finesse following
a very good one.
Wine Fed Fowls.
From thr London Hvrninu Sfntidarn'
f. Joubert, professor at the Agricultural
i oIIokp ni Foiilainebloau. claims that he has
discovered a new and simple method of
making Imm lay. He feeds them with wine
in addition to their ordinary food The
professur has not allowed his discovery to
,.ma.d" known lightly
lie has been experimenting with fowls of
all kinds for several years and finds the
same result n every case. In each case
Ii" axneriinented for the four winter months
With two seis of tee fowls of the same
breed, adding t o ad soaked ln wine to the
food of one of the two sets of twelve. In
every case after six separata trials the
wins fed hens laid more eggs In the pro
portion of twenty eggs a month or thereabout.
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WONDERFUL RUINS OF MITLA
MOST IXTERFSTIXti YET FOt XII
OX THIS COXTIXKXT.
Rulltllngi Containing a Million Mmall
itoi.es Hewn to Bxaet stle With
! MnneTool l.lntrls neighing I a Tom.
Walls a Mass of Mosaic Designs.
All Centra 1. American ruins are found now
absolutely buried in great forests, writes
luiis H. Ayme in the Bulletin of the Pan
American Union. It is difficult to get any
general birdseye view of them. From
the most elevated points nil flint can be
seen are islands of sculpt ured stone emerg
ing from a veritable ooetm of trees.
At Mitl.i, huwev. r. conditions are en
tirely different; ss different as the build
ings are from all oth ers, both in their
architecture, decoration rt.d cause of
leing. It is peril,- ps more easy to solve
MM problem of Mitla than of any other
group of ruins in Central America.
The very n.tnie Mitli is a contraction
or curruptionofthe word Mi tlah.mcr ning
The place of death." From its name,
than. Mitla is seen U) he a burial oltjf. A
still more ancient name is I.yobaii, moan
ing "The centre of rest
The little village of Mitla. on the out
skirts of which the ru'iis are found, is
situated some thirty miles to the south
east of Oaiaca. Village nnd ruins occupy
the centre of an arid plain or valley, sur
rounded on all sides by equally ariil hills,
on the highest summit of which are the
well preserved remains of agreat fortress.
Nearly in the centre of this arid plain
five great groups of buildings stand out
completely exposed. Many of theoi lire
now nearly sham-loss mounds und massei
of ruins, Two great groups, however,
are in comparatively perfect preservation,
a tMrd ll incorporated w ith an old church,
and a fourth, the gren' sacrificial mound,
is surmounted by the ruins of a very an
cient church. Some of these buildings
were made of adolve. some of a sr.rt of
brick, and the principal buildings entirely
of stone masonrv
Kaoh group consists of four rertangular
buildings, usually elevated on mounds,
and Occupying the four aides or an approxi
mate rectangle. This disposition of four
buildings surrounding a rectangle is not
paeulalr to Mitla. hut miy l considered
typical of all t'entral American ceremonial
But while as a rule the entrance to these
enclosed rectangles or patios is through
one of the side buildings, the entrance at
Mitla is only through the spaces at the
corners of the four buildings. Kven in
the case of the great Hnll of the Pillars
the entrance to the interior patio is by a
PUrioUS passageway rontrived in one of
the aiile. An for the buildings forming
the sides of the rectangle, those at Mitla
are entered only from the patio itself.
The Hall of Pillars is a great room 125
feet leng and 23 feet wide, interior meas
urement. The present height of the
walls is about 12 feet. The thickness of
the front wall is 4 feet inches: of the side
walls 3 feet 2 inches. The entrance to
this great room is by three doorways
about 7 feet 10 Inches wide and aliout 7 feet
apart. These doorways are composed of
three members, two enormous mono
lithic doorjamhs each alut I feet in
inches high, S feet wide and about 2 feet
thick surmounted hy monolithic lintels
neatly 20 feet long. 3 feet wide and S feet
j The most striking feature of the room is
a row of six monolithic columns running
I lengthwise of the room but not accu
. rately on the median line nor separated
1 Irom each other by the same distances,
j Each of these cdumns stands 11 feet 1
I inch above the floor, which w covered with
cement. Their circumference is each !
feet 6' inches. They are slightly tapered
or rounded at the top, which is perfectly
In the north wall and approximately
' in the centre is a niche made by four
huge stones no two of which are .,f the
same size. The interior walls of the room
are perfectly plain. The exterior wall are
covered with a rich decoration of panels
of mosaic work surrounded by very large
Squared and sometimes In. ised or sculp
tured stones. The great panels were so
built that the upper ones projected be
yond the lower, the effect being that when
the building was completed it appeared
to corbel outward, the roof being much
longer than the base line.
Thirty-six feet from th east wall on
the north side of the room oens a pas
sageway I feet TH inches high and only
3 feat I inches wide This passage runs
north short distance, then turns sharplv
and becomes considerably widei It is
by this passage that one gains the inner
patio, surrounded by four rooms The
average wall thickness is about four feet
All of these rooms of the great Palace
of Pillars were originally covered with a
solid roof, so they must have been in
almost complete darkness The moment
on enters the interior courtyard it is
seen that all its walls and all of the walls
i of the four rooms surrounding it are
i covered with huge panels of the typical
I mosaic work of Mitla In none of the
I great ceremonial buildings is there found
i any other decoration than this mosaic
I work of geometric designs
There is a complete absence of mural
paintings or sculptures which include
i the human form or life forms of anv
kind Fragments of such mural paint
I ings are found in some of the buildings
j in the group surrounding the church,
i which buildings were probably not cere-
monial buildings but may have been used
for residential purposes,
i The interior core walls were built of
rough Ktone and mortar In the Hall of
Pillars this was faced on the inner side
with squared stones, which in turn were
covered with cement of a deep blood red
color. This same cement also covered
the floors In many places on top of the
walls are to be found holes in the i-ement
evidently left there by the round beams
which ahcientlv served as the foundation
I for the roof The most ancient writer on
Mitla says these roofs were made of solid
i slabs of stone This would be possible in
! all of the rooms excent the Hall of Pillars
and it is supposed that there the pillars
served as supports for longitudinal beams
across which were laid short beams trans
versely to support the stone or cement
roof built above them
As has been said, the outside of the
buildings was completely covered with
mosaic work made of small stones. It
has been calculated that the number of
these stones employed in the Palace of
Pillars alono was not far from 800,000.
Each component stone was worked, at
one end only, with a raised geometrical
figure. The rough ends of the stones
were then imbedded in mortar against
the heavy interior core wall. The pro
jecting part of the mosaic was from one
to two inches high
The -I one used is of a light cream color.
There are evidences that the lower parts
or hollows were painted a rather bright
red, the raised surfaces forming the
mosaic being left in the original light
color of the stone. The great panel stones
surrounding these mosaics were also left
in their natural color. In the interior
rooms the BXoeatti pattern, where neces
sary, was sculptured right ucross the
heavy lintel stones. These huge mono
Ithlo stones are of a different material
from the mosaic stones and ore much
tougher and harder. All of the work was
done with stone implements, hammers,
chisels and grinding stones. The amount
of work expended therefore wasj some
The east building of the north group,
almost absolute ruin, la ln-s
waling. Fiaoltutdly nlv two !
taneely inleresiing. Frasllulty only two
of the great doorways remain, the huge
lintel to tne third lying on the gronrnt and
the walls having entirely dlsappeetad.
However, there are two great columns
or pillars like those In the Hall of Pillars, j
situated toward the extremities of I he
room. They are f'lty-four feet apart, and
In nil n smooth sheet of cement stiet' ued
bel ween them.
I t'liless this sheet of cement " leid
i down lung aflef the occupation of the
' laud i.y the Hoanlards n other columns
'can have existed btrtWaWD these two.
although it has been asserted by some
eminent nreha-ologist, thai two pillars .
, which support a porch Mar the old church I
and ahothcr in some oMier peri of the j
village came originally from this building.
T did not believe this when I was there, !
; and I do not believe it now." Myi Mr. j
Ayme, Admitting thai the oniumna in
' tlie Hall of Pillars may have hen also
1 used as roof support., I believe they
! had a special sytnl.olic significance and
thai In this building I am now writing
of they did not serve as roof supports.
I "Weaving I his north group for a moment,
I wish to briefly describe two of the bulld
i ings of th south group. The northern
building of this group is als.ut 88 feet
' long and '.'u feci wide. The monolithic
doorways and linteU are slightly smaller
than those of the north group Helowthla
building and in Itanwjtind are' ho famous
subterranean rooms .r Mitla. These
subterranean apartment! are about
feet f Inches high and .", feet '.' inches
, Wide. Two of mem are a little over IM
feel long, ihw third being a little mora
thin 13 fee: long. At the Junction of the
three rooms, which form the arms of a
re is u pillar supporting the
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ptllai and in a southerly dire, t ion are,
Ihree s.eps rudely cm In the soli.l r-k j
and leading Into a room or paseageway.
MmUl this passageway for .ton years
lias centred the greatest interest. In
Pi;t rranolaOO de Burgoa related the
Iradltloni concerning It. OM of these
was thai this frightful concavity ran more
than thirtv leagues under ground. In
I S3 1 Mr. Nicholas Mill declared that the
steps el to a subterranean apartment
Ss by 20 feet.' was assured by the
guardian of the ruins that the passageway
ran from one aide of the pa' i I to the other,
lully IM fl.
Resolved to set the matter at rest I
had four excavations dug and I made the
definite discovery that the niblerranean
room reached by the passagexxay is only
aboUl B feet long, I feet high and 3 fee' 7
"The roof is of very large stones. The
south end was once closed by a huge
stone, which is still lying in the patio.
The floor was of hard polished cement,
and the walla o( the room were ornamented
with the usual mosaic pattern in a
band not quite two feet wide and a little
more than a foot above the floor. The
stones of this mosaic were much decom
posed from dampness. 1 broke through
the cement floor and found there was
solid rock lelow. In fai t a ereat hole
had bean dug in the rock and this chain- .
Irer constructed I herein
"Facing tins hall f the subterranean
is a building which possesses ,. feature of
1 special interest. The great lnOnollhio I
lintel over the east duorwav was carved
J into the usual cornice, but for some rea
son after this carving was completed it
was all tilled UP w ith fine cement stucco
an-1 the stone wag then turned around and
carved on the other side. As this greai
! stone probably weighs ten tons or more
and was most likelv carved after being
elevated nn the door jambs the work .
of taking it down and turning it around
and recarvtng It xvas very gre .t indeed
and is a direct proof of the exact care
fu'ness of th" architect and builders of
i these buildings.
1 "I wish to insist nn this point in connec
tion with what seems to be the basic'
principle on which all of the buildings and
j parts of buildings were constructed
I that principle i asymmetry. No patio'
' is a perfect square, no doorways are
found in the exact centres of the buildings
' and a line drawn at right angles to any
building from the centre of its centre
doorway will not strike the centre of the
central doorway of the opposite building
"The great row of columns in the Mali
of Pillars does not occupy the exact cen- I
! tral line of the room, and the spaces be
tween the end walls and nearest pillars
land liotwocn the pillars themselves are
I not the same No panel of mosaic decora
I tion isrep..at.Hi on tho oppoalto side of the
'doorway or other architectural division
, The roof was wider thtn the base. The
onlv ornamentation is purely geometric,
"The buildings are composed of euor
I mous stones and very small stOAef Indeed.
No lintel is centrally placid over the door-
way; one end may project a foot and the
1 other end several f.nt Mr Ban dell er,
; who visited Mitla only a few davs before
; my first visit, seems to have noticed this
lack of symmetry He attributes it to the
construction of the buildings having been -by
rule of thumb ' If we sometimes
found exactness in measurement and
'sometimes variations, this might be so;
but when we carry our examination
through the fiftv odd buildings scattered
about Mitla and find lack of symmetry
I always prevailing, we are compelled to
believe that it was done with a purpose
: This great lintel stone in the south build- I
ing of the south group is absolute evidence
' that the builders of these monuments ex
! ercised the vary greatest care and were
not sparing in labor to secure the effect
1 that thev denired
! "I believe that Mitla was. as its name1
i indicates, the ceremonial city for the,
deid. The great group, of which the
I Palace of Pillars is trie principal building,
was probably the great ceremonial build-
ing oi mem sis i ne south group was
probably that in which the final cere
' monies attending the death nf a chief.
! high priest or other dignitarv were per
j formed. The remaining buildings were
probably for the use of the visitingdigiii
I taries and for the priests and others
1 who served Mictlan Tecuhtli, The Lord
of the pla.-e of death.'
I "The shapeless mounds on which trie
I buildings now stand were covered with
cream white atones, forming ample ter
races about the buildings. The butldinga
themselves Mood in the midsi of the vast
i plain, brilliant crimson and white in the
glaring sunlight. Kntering the buildings
I one was plunged into almost absolute
i darkness. The careful asymmetry of
I the buildings, both as groups and in
! everv detail gave them si ill more strik
ingly than now a feeling of the bizarre
is BDi uiiucun ... uiHs.ua rail pro- ,
cessions coming irom distant points
through the I alley oi uaxaoa. passing
tinder the grim walls of the frowning
Kortin and descending into the t.urning
plain of Mitla. carrying the body of some
dead chieftain. The terraces about tho
buildings are covered with the strangely
roled priests of death. In the central
patios are congregated tho common
veople to witness the ceremonies. On
the high sacrificial mound other priests
stretch the human victim on the sactirlcial
stone before plucking out his yet living
heart and offering it to tho Lord of death.
Later we can imagine the body taken
to the south group and possibly COD-
sunie.l oy nre in me ceiiire o, ,ne area.
square, the bones and ashes being for a
time at least deposited in the subter-
I , -, IT '
. ........ ... ---- r . -,, :
anywhere in Central America at all like,
- uin i .1 tio n 1 lo i i o tn nuns
uiese oi anna, eu.ie. in myywmrmmm w
use. One may riae lor nines in certain
larts of (Vntral America und find on
on every hand ruins of enormous build
ings. In Yucatan alone I knoxv of more
than seventy ruined cities, ln no case
can wo certainly determine what use
was mado of these buildings, whether
they wore residences, palaces or temples j
"The quarries from which this huge
monoliths were cut have been found
slg or eight miles away, rough mountain 1
trails lying between the quarries and Un
finished buildings One student has
written that they did not face the build- ;
lugs on tne outsit!. w.ui squurva siones i
because thiv wished to avoid the hard
work that would entail, and yet th.'s,
' u-,.lls nr., nAUAMM with actllllllx' II Tl.illioll
tiny Stonee, each one of which had to be
carefully and accurately hammered nnd
ground out with stone implements. It
is intensely significant and a very cum-
I pleto answer to the rule of thumb theory
t hat each one oi tnese sinau mosaut siones
is accurately worked to the same siae,
angle and pattern ss all of lhe other
fASSWfi HI Tffi m WORLD
UaelsLail : J '
stoxi: l ACKS.
elected Paintings of IUII lii One Oft -ii-Ins
Inhibition Itrangwyn In lllnc't
mill nhlte A Hutch Tribute lo .Mr.
I'arnegle Coeilp of (he 8yNen,
Kar from . Bring out as u topic of con
versation, and even of correspondence,
those marble guardians of the Public
Library are still (he subject of countless
comments. Ton nay hear them in Kilt h
avenue. The mails carry them acrorla th"
land ami bring back rejoinders. Iiig.'Muit '
is expended in effort to lliul dne. rip.ivc
names tot thane t hings which ar.;, offi
cially lions and to account for thtof'
Their fame bfdg fair fo rival thai of the
Seward statue in Madison Sepiare, mid
about ih only kindly lli-ry which baa
not been propounded in their' case 1 an'
equivalent of the atopy thlT (h Nfttpfbr
of the Sexvaril MrAt made A' Lincoln' rtlul
fl.en, upon receiving the coiniiiis.ion for
i 'i- Seward, put the New Yorker's head)
on Lincoln's laxly and so left Lincoln's
long logs under the head of his Secrj.fary
of state to menace Kiftit aventie in per
petuity. But the lions of th" library
have a champion and hu is a sculptor of
note, j. ncott Hartley.
, S , ',
Mr- Hertl.-y declines to Join the junuie
hunl He hM spoken in behalf of the i
heasls l.elore. ,u he writes lo I UK
"The letter published in your morning '
issue referring to the literary lions placed
in front of the now Public Library and j
sign.nl Student' reminds me of an account I
which I read in the early memories f
Italian ivainter. It was customary dur- '
ing th- ll.Tialseanoo period for the artists1
Ut exhibit singly in a public gallery as
SOOII as works were completed.
"fn. noted artist d.-sinvl fo obtain the i
opinion of the public generally on hi i
picture anil ha placed under it a request
- with a piece or chakt attached -to 'mark
th" part you do not 'like ' '
" I he next dav. to tn dtaaniaj and
chagrin of the path tor. be fotmdnWpWttire
totally Obliterated with ' Chalk, marks.
He return. st to hfesstudio wch,h,is picture
ami was on the verge .rt' coiumiuiiig s..- ,
cide when fortunately an iu'im.Vt' friend 1,
and admirer paid him a Visit, Th friend 1
consoled him for his failure and perstUMed
him io try again, but to change Hi i legend
to 'mark wha i like.'
Th" result; The .Picturo . Was again
completely covered With chalk mafUs
I his ane-dote convey i its own lesson.
The painter or aouTptof mua.woril con
sciously to piejse himself, mid hemusl
lw absolutely sure toil his work wiil not
be approved l- many, in art und music
the emotional element is I irgely involved.
Some like the serio'U, tho classic, but the
great majority prefer ragtime."
. ' VI
1 he dealers' fall exhibitions urc opening
like the buds of springtime, one by one
Mr. Motitross's opening exhibition of the
season he calls one of selected vainlinge.
It will continue Ott til the end -of this week.
Be displays a single painting by 'Alden
Weir. one. by Dwight Tryon, '.three by.
1'inlde Hassatc, one each by dioratio
Walker. T. W. Dewing, (lari Molrhers and
Elliott Daingerfleld; two by Hugo Hlillin. !
three by W. L. Lathn.p, tW,0 by Alexander
Schilling and one by Houry I.'. While. .' I
Ten of these sexenteen cMix-ascs wore
painted this year, as the catalogue ooints
out. tine is Mr. Trybn's 'Morning Dew "
A morning mist hangs over the nearer
fields, and curtains the obscurities of un
open grove beyond, moisture sparkling
on the mote dx'taiied verdure of. the imme
diate foreground, Kar through the trees'
dayttglll is breaking oVof the hills, giving
to the horizon clouds a joyous golden
tinge. Oxer there yellow loses ite local
connotation nhd ?eaks in lW Oriental
note of happiness.
Mr. Weir in "Ploughing for Buckwheat."
lending distlaotion to fidelity, depicts an
Inhospitable Connecticut landscape of
rocks and trees, wifli incidental soil, a
farmer nnd his oxen and a child seated on
the ground under his hand. Mr h)WiBg'S
"Lady with a Fan" wears a bviice of ecru
effect, with opalescent suggestion, and a
skirt .f robin's egg blue. Khe is seated .
lent ing back in a chair, a haughty though
not particularly graceful figure, but.
painted w ith Mr. Dewlng's custom uy ac-
Mr. Walker sends the "First Snow."
through which S resignedly happy pe asant
girl trudgea between two black and white
cattle. She wears a red skirt and white
sweater and a blue headband Mr. Has
SSm is seen in the plain air "Village Street
(Mil Lyme." a "June Night" and "The
nuason in -uiuwintor. .xir. iviiun con-
Mary" iltlti she graced the
few years earlier and "The
Water Wheel." a Tunisian composition
of buildings and figures, a camel turning
the wheel, color ami brilliant atmosphere
Mr. Montross announces for November
a very different exhibition, one different
indeed from any made familiar in t he Cur
rent courses, an exhibition of earl v Chinese
paintings which he says will date from
the T ang period to rh'ut of the Ming a
liwje span from ills y. p. p, jets, or until
the accession of tho I'h'ing. -the present
dynasty which Dr. Sun Yat Sen is trying
At the Kraushaar galleries admirers of
Frank Brangwyn. ft. A., the vigorous
English sailor-painter, may study his
work with lhe etching needlo In tWo score
of his etchings there assembled The ex
hibition continues until October 2D. There
is "The Black Mill," with a procession of
figures against the setting sun; "Old
Houses, Ohent," displaying architecture
anrt dguies; "I nloading Bricks. Ohent.
with more llgures of grim significance;
"Apse of St. Wslburg." all architecture;
the somewhat Whist lerian "Cafe, i'irne,"
and .th "Beggar Musician." a lame man'
playing the accordion in the street while,
still leaning on his crutch, to name a few ,
with "Barges. Brentford," and "Venetian
Boat Builder," only, lo connect the arlist 1
with the boats, ships and marines with
which his luimo is laj gely associated.
It is not too often that the catalogue of
so simple an exhibition carries, as its soje '
reading matter beyond tbe.liat of exhibits,
a paragraph expressive and restrained as
una which luces ins laoio oi etchings
It. I... I , . !. ' -
lilWISWIII miUUIl to liMO.IX-DC
lhe Imluri4 tUUs . Thougli some cihijs
hav XnM u, lmrl. nininto habits , bf
B,f fw,r. n! JJff. P J ,".?'
I early marine pictures a simple hearted
,, , , . ....
, ,p, i "nn .... iHuwu sjr ...paiuy lot
the drama in things seen, and a nativ.
iniiorn syimiathy for
oomiMM over tne implements of art
His work is intensely dtamatic and mod
ern. He DelongS to Ills own time, he is
an agent oi in. genius.
. , I
ThkSpn is informed from Amsterdam. 1
Holland, that Theodore euhuys of that
city will at rive . in New York on the MqJ. i
land -America line steamship Potsdam
due in a few days, "to present to Andrew '
Carnegie the homage the Dtlfoh people j
want to briniT hint bv ti,.- ,l..r.nin i
9 " o too oi ins ,
portraw io ne put in the Peace palace at
It is the purpose or the Pittsburg iron
master's Netherlands admirers to hay.)
the widoly known Dutch artist Bernardus
Johannes Blommera paint the portrait.
"which with the sympathy or the com
mittee of tho Carnegie Foundation will
be placed in the hall of the Poace palace
on the day it will be opened."
One need not in student days hive
snuggled with the shades of meaning of
svmmthlfliu. hi French, thrnurK which so
muoh of t ho-inter-translation of tongues
Is effeoted. to ralo'.th diffluiltles and
possibilities of the word svrrtpethv. Ho
It-may be.perigJtled here, lest a too hasty
world deem the Carnegie Foundation
insufficiently careful of Dutch sensibilities
to recite the premier definition, from Dr.
funk's r dictionary, of the word sytn
'The quality of being sfTecled by (ho
siaU- off condition of anol her with feelings
porreapondenl i.i kind or correlative wltn
those f,ro:nrin t.hui perm.,,.'
Thus fortified, one may l"I unite surn
that I he getieroshy of the iow countries
will have the sympathy of th" foundation,
indeed of the rounder, and that one MM
not sympathize with Mr Bliwnmers,
There is hoartlneaai hntewvar, in the gift
from and t 'lex dikoe The os ted
Borreapontieni e u aignan tot ticse shore
tho Irofnmepce of Mr."NeuhUye, and ..i the
Netherlandish dpotheoajfl of Andrew ("'nr-
negje, concludes nil ineeaage in tins way.
Tm knowledge that all the Ministers
noi ill the duxerivment were the firs;
Who hive inscribed for the fund, and
,iliat the Dtitoh-p.iopfo all over th- country
from 1 ll fiobl. liuvi . the humble servants
keve'aent their glfta fwf-ihia purpoae. will
probably biteraat ybu l' make a little
note of it in your paper "
According lo report . t h" second p.u I ion
of tlie Rviberl Hoe library, which it was
expected1 would DO sold (his full ut th"
Anderson rooms, will be sold in January
instead, oho reason being that there may
be no conflict in dates or the convenience
of buyers bet ween New York and London,
when, the sale of The great Hnth library
begins next month. There has been j
some spooulat Ion too. as to the absorptive
powe-sj of the murket if sucn quanuuea
of valuable books were offered practically
rtf one time.
The Hoe library is an important one,
but that of the Huths overwhelmingly
siirp.-rascs it in importance. The Shako,
stieartana alone of the HUtn llorary
present such a series ns h is not been of
fWred in a single sale in the last century,
and in th" opinion of th Bngliah experts
in books atiother Such sih ha that of the
whole library cannot occur attain in less
t han fifty- years;
'fie management if the English sale
is proceeding npoti a dlfferonl plan from
th-it adopted Rare with the Hoe library.
Instead of , "seler-t Ion of books- being
offered first, with otter seleitions to fol
low, the lin.lon aii.ioneers are to sell j
alphabetically , and it is expected to sell I
tWO h. ofions a season then, instead of
one portion a year as hero
The English sale begins on November'
If., to last for-cight day. The first seven i
days cover -two letters 'of she alphabet,
and B. -which supply 1.22 lots. 'Ihe
eighth day is t-. be devoted exclusively to .
the Bhak es peariana , which consist of
forty -two Iota of the Foliof ctni yuartos. I
There arc fine copies of the- Kirst . Sccnnd, j
Third (flrit ndsinond Issseij nn Poujfth
follow, ant iini'.ug the sepnr.it,; plays is
one of only three known copies of the first
edition of "Richard 111 ." a volume 'sold
.in duplicate among "superfluwua" books 1
lro tif ; Britleli Museum a long time, ago. j
lhe library is s,, muuense and so xe-,
jjBJ! ff ' ,",lk T H f,,w
ts fiurdlv to the point. I here are morel
th:n a h.mdrcd Biblen. including the!
i',nnlut..nHmn ixlvl.a Rlkla ,,f I .r-.tln .l
Mmenes, l.iHr-17. lhe inaiutsirripta in-
elude one of the lifte.cntli. entury from the
library ..f the l arthiisian monastery on
Whose site iii London lhe famous Charter
h.c we School was founded by Thomas
Sutton. Among tls- very rare early
tnglisii ju inte.i books leaoopy of Wvnkvn
deWorde's "ffookpf.Rt, Albans." 4fje,
Th" sale managers, Sotheby, Wilkin
son ,t Hodge, decided to make their sale
catalogue a memorable one. though they
CoUld eaatly hav Hot off with less trouble
and expense, That of this first portion
i if the library t . be sold contains Sin (siges.
The LogdoU 7'.,. m'.ys of the book:
"This Vohi'jie ,s tne most exhaiiAtive
and th moat aocujwte hdofc auction tsata-
gue ever produceil. for selling tmr-
Poses every one of. the ls-ioks in this
library woilhl realize as much from an
elitry of two or three lities as from the
lalior.it. bibliographical description now
appended t each.
Tho ''":. I Bays also that a comparison
. f 1 his cut llogUC with the private catalogue
of Mr. limb's library, which was com
plete! in 1880 by the late F. S. Ellis and
Mr. Haslitt, wiUenoW that striking changes
have taken place in the science of bibli
ography. London continues i(s interest in the
H ie sale and the A(Arnuuin points out
that among the rarities coming in the
next portion to go under tlie hammer is
a Cony of the loot edition of the letters
uf imenOUl espuOOUia, only two or three
copies of which have been traced.
Kdward B Butler, who presented a col-
lection uf paintings by George Inness to
th. Art14 Institute of Chieago laat aaaaon,
has added to it Another inness landscape,
nn autumn composition painted in 1N03.
Mr ROM Kaa ds.. ,.,-!, t.-.r .1,., A
ration of a room at the institute as a per
manent inness gallery.
Art has an ameliorating influence, even
on 'the1 banks of Lake Michigan, for the
ChloagO Trihuru . commenting upon an
exhibition there of works by Joseph Pan
nell. says: "Pennell's large New York
and Chafleroi lithographs at" the best of
his show. In such drawings as Liberty
Tower' and Fourth Avenue' he expresses
perhaps better than any other artist has
done as vet the poxver. height and im
mensity of skyscraping architecture. Tho
ChloagO etchings do. Dot Carry this sug
gestion of grandeur."
There are some htntw li.-lod !,.,
friendships that may endure between
artieta as wen as. on the artistic tempera
'men! in some of its manifestations in the
series of "Intimate Letters of Stanford
While," being correspondence with his
fri.u.l and collaborator Augustus Saint
Uaudene, WhlOh comes to too early an
ena in the tictol.er numher '.f the Arr'ii
tectum! Record. Questions have been
asked, to be sure, why these let ters should
ho soon have been published, but some of '
them reveal so vividlv the bubbling vet I
intense White, the thorough artist who
,.. ,,- ,.., . . i, , , i
lefl his impress on his time, and in some
degree of contrast the equally thorough'
arlisr, less conspicuously ebullient, Saint ;
... ....... j u ,. ""
QatKwna, with sidelights on Ln Farge
and iihers, that they have a strong appeal
u tnoso who Unew Hie men or followed
their work in connection with the na
tional art development.
Among the concluding batch is a letter
from White to his. "Pear Qui, which ho
IUbatrbee "Lovingly. - Stanford." con
taining comments umusing in their sin
cerity on some of the New York clubs
which play their part in the art world.
The architect had been trvinir to act the
loulptor to join the Brook, which gaint
Osudens eventually did, though lie wus
less inclined than White to such social
activities. It was two years before his
death, when the Brook was still nuw, that
White wrote to -Saint (lati.tis: Vou
long nosed fartnor! What 'II do you mean
by backing opt of The Brook for?
We watt! you as a nestegg und an attrac
tion for a doz.cn men whom we want, in
ami 1 t hink in the end will come in. V, hut
we want to make of the club is one that is
not all society men. like the Knicker
bocker, or men Of the world, like tlie Union
and Metropolitan; or a lunch club, like
the Players; or one where mainly actors
congregate, like the Lambs; or a Sleepy
Hollow, like the t'sntiiry, hut a verv
quiet small club something like the Beef
steak Olub in London, where you will have
the freedom of some of the eluhs I have
mentioned and the quietness of others
' and where vou Will slwavs U-
! lunoli i time to 2 or 3 In tho morning i
tdJiT or ,""r, mfu y'"'H bx.iv.
ire mmga i,o wu ftuiu no on. 'i.t, v,,u
Rot be glad to see. " Rut It Willi i
my Ii. att II ybu don't join and hi lea
inplfa f he trial 1
Although i: hold" no exblhi ions
the t'entury, th" Lotos, the Union Irene
and i he Nalaroagundl clulw, the liro
home ie all Blip, netit of ai l Phe 1 ll
ing, on,, romodellod i Htanf ( fthu
s'rves not onlv the purpose nf 'lie , ,
Indicated by white in his lettei i ,
(latidoni and embodies II ii, .. n.., '.
fistic ' concept io.is ut c'oiii I,,.
works of all of an
interesting ordei ,.
There is tin other club Interior like it
in New York, here on every In i. i ,
ar, and Ingenious hand), rafi of .in1 i
aaoe and nations serves noi onlypuri
oi adornment and historical re ,,, . ,
of dally use and convenience. It wn
only fellowship which White wanted -
Oatjdena to share bul what heio,. 1 ,
be an atmosphere and an envlrnm
in which an arlist could lied lAtlsfll I
In connec, ion with the arcnrte.iural , ,
of the Phillips Brooks memorial In Dim,
ton on which the sculptor and i
onllaboratM Suim fAVtudens went
record In -raise of his f rlend . . , .. .
"I Will shv. however " he wroi "thai
I should croat Iv like to hax . II
character if your Parkhu . ' .
winch I flunk great
and jusl i: :,
I thought of for this,
y arles n,
Wf f H IS A
at s Hi: I
The I ni
r'rnm tl'f ioMfA's ' 'i 'i .
Tlie piinclpal work of the bureau "f itan
arils in Washington Ii to establish s.
llfleally accurate standards for Hi.- aelghi
.V , .
I Recently the cures i has h-en engagsfi h
ttat (,,, rlne statistics to show the le ! weigh
either by national leglslatHn for lh iui
poses ,i the customs ,.r by Htste I -
I isuires w.r tne nurposoi trade wit
In the .
a.eof a few ccmmodltles onl
stiei a whe i. . oats and peas, are the leil
weights uniform throughout Lhs .imft
sad in many cases they differ wldeij Neiti
do the Jcirul weights xxhh'li the bureau ta
hsteii represent a volume euuel . the i. -; .
, f ,ts0.tlcublu inches the United
I bushel, so-cslle I
tn act ount of ti.e variations In 'lie lienx
I ties of commodities in dlfTereni localities
( and in tfffferenl seasons it t-. Imp, islhts
I to-MX With any degree of cert aim I he srelghl
of a given volume of anv commodity -!
as potatoes, apples, coal or . crn Hlnri
therefore the actual weigh! .an bs fixed
only approximately It js Important that lo
1 transactions in whk h the bushel tneasii
use. i it t.e distinctly understood which
bushel ! meant that Is whether a volume
of 2.1. ml 42 cubic niches or a certain nuniher
Of pounds Sinte these two deffnitleni of
the bushels are contradictory th- bureau
recommends that ail sales he rasde is
weight, in is now the pra. tloe ln all traniae.
tions n Wheal
There are eiuht --four commodities fer
xvhl. h leiral weights in pounds to t'"' I. -i
have been generslly adopted by the Htaten
The list begins with alfalfa seed and etirb
with wheat, i.oth of which run sixty pound
, , M .M,es range between
.-, ouds to the bushel; dried spplei
" " bad-. ' w- d so ",,
., . , , , .
, , i a ' vegetables, fre-h nd
dried, seeds of main- kinds, charcoal. , om,
I berries, meats, nuts, lime, fruits.
a l ul
j in some cases ttie t'nlted g tales stsndard
has been adoptedi iii other esses .i ,ts
I then, is no I nited states standard ti.e
j stales have had to fl their oxxn. In -, m
instances there is a considerable did.'l
ence in the standards, lor exami ,
I malt ranges from ;in to si pounds to a busliol
ami popcorn from 42 in the ear in Ohio i
; "a shclle.l it. Iowa When such great differ.
enees occur, bWWWVer, there is usually a
Lraascn, such as the presence or absents
i ol the cobs. Knowing till.-, traders BISKS
: proper allowances, it is Interastlnu t.
Inottoe that peas, otover seed
and xx of.,'
are an ra-en ai an pouncs T
and that in these conunodltlss sueh Slstsi.
as have a standard make it conform to t bat
of the Federal Government.
Here is a list of the I nited States stand
ard weights for all the commodities foi
which it has been established
barley, Mi: back Wheat, 42; bltumlnnui
coal. so. corn. .16. cornnieal,' 4V flaxseed
linseedi, :,B. malt. 34; oals. 32; pea-. M:
potatoes, so. rye. 58: wheat, so,
The IsblS published by the bureau of
standards is valuable to the middleman
who deals with producers in various parts
f the country, it is also valuable to the
statistician xxho may want to ascertain.
for example, the difference in tt oft ,,f
living between certain localities With
out knowing accurately how much el a
1 given product there is in a bushel the ord
nary man would he wholly at a loss to know
, whether or not he was getting like quantity
I for like monsy.
11 lhs time arrives when goods are seld
I ,,v 11 universal standard throughout tie
I Union such a table as the one oist .is-
sort bed will become uanecessaT) t mil
then it is useful both to the lie el 1)1
. reps and the . onsutner,
An m Mile Precipice,
From tht Youth' Coaipan.'i ll.
Cspt. i' il bawling, a member of tli
British expedition that rscenUy explored
Hutch New Guinea, describes jwhal ;
he the greatest unbroken precipice in lis
world It runs, he sax's, for a distflUM
ol right, miles from Mount t'arsten, west
ward to the Charlea Uoms Mountains Us
greatest sheer helgfu ft' at Mount Leonard
iiarxvin. 'Tlr' ''"1
The explorers were never in a position
to measure with the theodolite a sheer hi .
this immense nreciidce exceed 1 -xi
i whlVs hJ
from main" x lew s obtained "I '
was climbina . snt Ras Ins hHS
no hesitation m staling that in" " Ml
perpendicular height la not less than io.suO
teet or almost exactly two lllles
bong Lived Musician-.
From tin- beades Qlobi
I.uitlll'l IIIIK Ill'CIL lillllll 1111 Ol.
' Of W ind itlQ.r'lMifft.ts AM Om lit., ,,F 11,11
lhe average life of the wind Instf inenl
artist is 83, w hile that ol others is n.
Thirty-four per cent, ol the fomii r i
""ry a""ln "" vr- Performers on lbs
''"."V" !'r,,li""'"'rV" e.-helle de I.,.-..
reach on the average the nge i SI, nne
n,,,,,,,,, ,.x ,t .t,t live -
longer, buglers im txw, years 1 er, ana
UrU"'1 PlyI !!? U'l he ' He
of the cornet only falls the allotted s in M
one year The ophlclelde artist beats !
a" wis time of nr.. iron. lo W
oiled streets of I psglate Village
From tin I'nltnyiti Courii
At the tune the old sprinklum Vt.
was first talked of a good many tail ""
ware opposed to it, hut it is a silff pred
tion that it would bs hard to tin.l 1
now xrl.o would not vote for it again ' ''
street in the village lias htti: lierfe ll - .''
I from dust all Slimmer anil the rest ol oililH
ttie enure village Was not much wore tliiiu
! tlie few people used to pav for ha'
dayUwattr '"r't,", B'r"lk''
Hare Rxamplgi of
The Best Periods
Th Elite Jirt Rooms
8 East 30th Street
Near Fifth Awnu