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Wadena Tribune. '.
The railroad organs in the':twin. cities
are easily distinguishable. It is evident
i that The Minneapolis Journal is not
under the thumb " of the railroads.
' Just what the aldermen are going to do
With tha Wisconsin Central terminal
proposition seems to be still an unset-.
; tied question. The hostility of certain
aldermen to this proposition Is a source
of surprise, to use no stronger term, on
th© part of the business men generally.
lAbeolutely no reasons have been assigned
thus far for opposing this proposed vaca
tion of streets that would appeal to any
business man. On the contrary the busi
ness men of the city are strongly in favor
of the proposition, have taken more pains
than usual to let this fact be known, have
urged upon the council favorable action,
and altogether approve the present
amended agreement and petition of the
railroad company. The only thing the
aldermen are accomplishing apparently is
iislay, threatening defeat, of very impor
tant public improvements involving the
employment of hundreds of men for the
summer and the expenditure of hundreds
of thousands of dollars in this city.
Not only that, but they are opposing
the construction of superior facilities for
handling freight— such as the busi
ness people of this city are anxious to ob
tain, are urging all the roads to provide,
end are endeavoring in every way to se
cure. It ls unaccountable on any reason
able baals, creditable to the aldermen
themselves, that this opposition should
persist, in view of the liberal and rea
sonable conditions to which the railroad
comf&ny has acceded.
The Tribune usually displays better Judg
ment in locating its yellow fakes than
was exhibited this morning in the case of
the swan story. It was a mistake to put [
: that in Minneapolis. It should have been
. located in New Orleans, or San Francisco,
or some other equally remote place, from
,' which exposure would be less certain and ■
prompt. A good deal of the Tribune's
news belongs under the heading "Im- :
■ portant if True," but not, being true is, of
;■- course, not important.
Overdoing the Business
The New York Tribune recently car
tooned the speculative ardor in the stock
exchange by representing a furious bull
tearing recklessly along, snorting and
throwing dust, while, far In the rear, was
a bear limping along, the great distance
making him look like a small blur. The
bears have not been very conspicuous in
Wall street for some time and they have
bad small innings. fy'-tr
Yesterday, however, the manipulators
of the bull movement failed to get a full
response to their efforts and one of those
"■ wholesome slumps occurred which sug
gests that there is a possible limit to the
forcing process and that the remarkable
advance is checked which has, within the
past ten days, made records unprece
dented, in Wall street. The week's trans
actions of 10,100,000 shares and the chang
ing hands of 1,145,600 shares in two hours
Saturday Indicate the white heat of the
movement. .The large aggregate of bank
clearings last week, $3,047,934,602, was to
the extent of two-third's of New York's
origin, and much, of that, two-thirds, was'
due to the hurry-scurry in Wall street.
And profit-taking has kept up the wild
: dance, for 136 stocks made net gains last
■week of % to 26%, and the most active
stooks gained % •to 16% ' and of the 225
;stocks traded in, fifty sold at par and
It is tbe opinion of veterans, like Rus
sell Sage and Mr. Clews, that the bull
movement Is reaching the point where
many • stocks ' are < inflated ' beyond ; their
value.: Mr. Sage says tbat the public will
get Its eyes open soon and see the ab
surdity of trying to represent railroads
as worth double what others could be put
down beside them for. The . longer the
Inflation movement continues, the greater
will be tbe sacrifice in the end, for it is
Inevitable that prices must come down.
There is no doubt that this is true, but
BO long as values outside of - stocks are
not Influenced by the Wall street orgy
Inordinately, a collapse of share values in
that tumultuary arena will not seriously
affect general business. The ease of 'the
money market in New York is favorable
to . the ; speculative movement, | but an ad
vance jln money rates caused by gold ex
ports, . shipments of funds to the interior
and absorption. of : funds . into the sub
treasury will at any. time check the
speculative fervor. If money continues
easy in New York until the crop-moving
season, as some authorities expect, the
bull manipulators of the stock exchange
may, continue their orgy until their bal
loons come down explosively, which will
be a very bad thing for holders of shares
who have paid balloon prices for them.
< American business men generally ought
to have cool heads, when they recall the
country's experiences with panics. Tbe
remarkable prosperity of this country, it
is to be hoped, will not lead business men
into the temptation to speculate in boom
values, inordinately "Worked." ,
The mayor's political police . force is
proving & great success— making itself
ridiculous. "'
» ' Iceland is 1 said *to contain the largest
coal field over discovered. Very likely.
. Why shouldn't ; Iceland have coal in abun
dance,*' on the principal t of the man who
claimed that there ought to be lots of mu
sic ;in j him V because none had ever come
out? Iceland, judging by the temperature'
she 4 maintains, ' ought "to have plenty 'of
coal—she doesn't seem to have used any.
The Czar Wants Peace
y- The ; Czar Nicholas ; 11. } is credited with
the purpose '«f inviting the rulers of -the
civilized ■. world ' to assemble at ; Copenhagen
in- September to discuss plans for; the pro
motion ■of international peace:; The czar
as a promoter of international * peace; has
not been an impressive "success, although
he must tbe credited with calling together
the' congress which ; actually adopted the
hopeful measure which (has now taken form
and substance in the international tribu
nal of arbitration at The Hague, and from
which the advocates .of International peace
have a right to expect great "results.' !•'->
The procedings- at The Hague revealed
.the/extent to] which the civilized nations
are willing to go to promote International
peace, at least there is no ' evidence that
any of them are any nearer the Accept
ance of the proposition to reduce arma
ments than they were.during the .sessions
of the congress at The Hague. Russia is no
less determined to continue' her policy of
expansion,; which- has taken in the Cau
casus, Central Asia - and Eastern Siberia
and latterly, Manchuria, while her designs
upon 'Persia- and Afghanistan are openly
avowed in Russian Journals.' •
'Was the visit of M.Etelcasse,.the French
minister of foreign affairs *to St. . Peters
burg and the .resultant' cementing of the
Franco-Russian alliance significant of
peace or war?
... Is the apparent rapprochment of France
and Italy a pointer to the detachment of
Italy from the triple alliance of Germany,
Austria and Italy?
Russia's movements are stealthy and yet
no government! has - surpassed - her's in
diplomatic bluff. The czar certainly needs
peace to carry out the great industrial,
agricultural and educational program he
has on hand, besides pacifying the unrest
of the university students, "who are dis
turbing the peace because the czar has
decreed that a percentage of them must
annually be taken under the discipline of
the army.
The czar, too, has been reminded of the
half promise of Alexander 111. to introduce
a constitutional government in Russia, by
a petition recently sent to him signed by
15,000 persons, including landed proprie
tors, merchants and literary men. He has
already ordered General Wannowski to un
dertake an Immediate and thorough re
vision and improvement of Russian
The young man has cut out for himself
a very extensive program. He relin
quishes nothing o^ his far-eastern pro
gram of expansion and internal develop
ment. Does he expect the proposed peace
congress to settle satisfactorily to him
self the ; far-eastern question of suprem
If the board of control should fall by the
wayside, and tho gross earnings bill be
knocked out toy the courts, would The Minne
apolis Journal return the bouquets which
have been sent on account of the great work
it did during the session of the last legisla
ture? We wonder!—S^. Paul Globe.
Too many "ifs" in that, dear Globe. Get
down to the realm of the possible. Take
a supposable case.
Babcock's Anti-Trust Bill
Representative Babcock of Wisconsin
has not been devoting all bis time to the
construction of a bill for the purpose of
putting all articles manufactured by the
trusts on the free list. A part of it has
been spent in picking out a wife, with
whom he sails, Saturday, for Europe. The
hope .is entertained that Mrs. Babcock
will. encourage the representative in the
effort he has undertaken to. compel the
trusts to sell as cheaply in this country
as they sell in others. Instances are
noted every few days where articles of
American trust manufacture are offered for
sale much .cheaper In foreign countries
than they can be purchased in this coun-
try. Competition in the foreign' coun-
tries makes the price low," and yet not so
low, apparently, that there is no profit
for the American manufacturer. Compe
tition in this. country by a foreign manu
facturer would bring down the price of the
trust-made article to the same figure at
which it is sold abroad, and deprive the
trust manufacturer of the extra sum
which he is able to extort through the
smothering of competition here \at home.
This is not necessarily free traqje. This is
fair trade, which is a very different propo
sition. It involves no disposition to turn
over the American market to the foreign
producer, because the American producer,
engaged as a trust manufacturer, is no
longer in need of any discrimination in his
favor by the tariff laws of the, country- to
enable him to command his own market
Rev. Mr. Hillis' reason for not wishing
to associate with Professor George D.
Herron strikes one as altogether satisfac
tory. There may be a more despicable
fraud than a pious fraud, but the name
of .the particular variety, does not suggest
itself at this writing. : t "yy : ..
* Dismemberment of Austria
Political students are watching the situ
ation in Austria with much interest. The
dismemberment of the empire is freely
predicted. ; Even \in the Austrian reichs
rath the other day tbe leader of the young
Czechs charged the German members with
a desire to realize Pan-Germanism and
admonished them that such an eventuality
would destroy the equilibrium of Europe
and bring about war. The German leader
replied that the desire of the Germans to
take refuge from the impending ; storm
under the aegis of * Germany., waß no
stronger than the desire of the young
Czechs to seek refuge > under tbe protec
tion of Russia Both sides practically ad
mitted that the end was near at hand and
that Austria would j pass as Poland and
Finland i have passed. '""..;'
Such a sudden shifting of the balance of
power : could not but .be observed by
France and Italy with forebodings. Nor
could England bear it easily, had not the
English at present all the military amuse
ment they care for in South Africa.- It is
generally predicted that ' the death of
Francis Joseph will 'bring about a crisis
in Europe.
Carrie The southwestern -papers
Nation &*>* that st . was Medicine
ij fnni „ Lodge, Kan., that voted to
Utopia. . , make Mrs Carrie Nation prac
tical dictator of the town for a
year. : At the end of that" period a vote is |to
be;taken on the success or failure of her
plans, < both men and :, women voting. ■'; If the
majority;ls not pleased, she will lose her
dictatorship. -' " /•■ - -jr.~
y Mrs. Nation has 'decided ■ already what- she
Is going to do to Medicine Lodge, '« and it
isn't a thing! It is to be a year of no saloons,
no smoking, no gambling, no police, dirty
streets or ragged children/, but ) there : will be'
public v musics every - summer a night : and .no
late hours. - In- her artless way, Mrs:' Nation
- "I will flra all the police and police officers. t
I ' will "have a m mayor and "three-city councll
men, they to act as city clerk, city treasurer
and sanitary officer.'; I j will :' have the streets
kept so clean that children may play in them
with safety and decorum.
_.;"I will make It a fine for any one who
blows jj smoke; into '[ another's face. That, will
apply to, traveling men who visit the town,
as citizens will not be allowed to smoke at
all.» If will punish lying severely,, and the
officer'who perjures himself will be banished
from the town at once. 1. shall require every
'one'-to* retire -at.; an early hour. The aris
tocracy of the town will comprise those r who
live' by the sweat'oC their .brow, and not
the one who can count his money by the
bushel.' -\ : "-r *v i :" i'vf\"o'l *tvJ
Dear old Carrie! Her simple j suggestions
are full of.meat'- It plain that ? she intends
to run 'Medicine ': Lodge' as ',. it] wore - her own
husband. We I fear, ;• however, that the town
will not be as tolerant of tyranny as "papa'
Is. If she "fires" all' the 1 policemen, t who is
to carry out the orders unless ehc 4 does it her
self. * This * may; be; a* part of her \ plan -'and
will entail the - strenuous hatchet.
from '. experience nearer '.' home. jj It might be
more ttof the > point { to 'jSferithe•'mayor*;; and
city council.,; = :;'. '^'-.v-. -.•;' •:''■.'...•'"■.'-■_'•■'
v We look .' to; the future -. with \ some .:. dread.
In this Kansas /Utopia; half the inhabitants
may be; in Jail'at' the end of the j week." j' And
why not? * Doubtless they deserve it.;
Here Is the "appeal for social and' financial
recognition made by the Ellendale Eagle re .
You Jars'! invited tof call gat «, this office j and
get '■ acquainted. i: We are ;a % social § sort of' a
duck,-.and wish* to'meet and know you all.
If.' your < wife : licks 6 you, drop in and we'll
weep'with- you; we are married. If you have
more money than you want, subscribe for. this
paper; we need It, and when you have thus
made yourself solid with the editor you are
all right while.you live, and when you ; die
we'll'give you a send-off that will make even
the angels weep.
In the mind's eye it is possible to see the
male population of Ellendale perched on the
exchange table in the Eagle office, 1: reading the
exchanges tand expectorating.socially on the
floor.. ":> .' - ' -•' ■'■'... '■
Even the Tammany Times acknowledges
that the president is a great artist in hand
ling men. It says:
Even old Tom Piatt, cynical as a vinegar
cruet with the colic, after he "saw", the
president, went around for weeks with a
smile similar to that of a girl with a new
set of false teeth who Is wearing her engage
ment ring for the first tjme.
The Estherville, lowa, Democrat has an
editor with a troubled conscience. He com
plains of the miserable scoundrel who goes
home at night and finds that his wife has
bent over the washtub and Ironing board all
day in order to save a dollar, and then re
members that he spent 75 cents that day for
whisky and cigars, pool and a few other fool
ishnesses. '
When the late Jay Gould was asked why he
had withdrawn .from a i certain - speculative
pool deal ahead of the time set for liquida
tion, he replied that he felt "a little lame"
and therefore thought he would start to run
a little bit earlier than the others. Mr. Gould
was worth several million dollars when he
stopped. ■-■-■■ -■^■■^.y--
A big man, with a list to starboard from
carrying too heavy a load, threw away a roll
of greenbacks a few at a time on the streets
of New York the other day. The wild scram
ble that ensued caused the police to Interfere
and arrest the stranger. But it was a glori
ous few moments.
People whose baby reaches the hunger
point at 4 a. m. will be interested to know
that the human voice is produced toy eight
sets of muscles only. Baby uses them all to
the limit. •; vv-: .".V^ -"
Senator Mason made an awful mistake and
used bicycle cement on his face after shaving,
in place of a cold cream preparation. The
mixture did not, however, cement his face so
securely tout that several remarks escaped.
So many people are getting rich and pros
perous in the United States that even Poult
ney Bigeiow despairs of our future with' the
dark and gloomy pessimism of . a man with a
pounded thumb.
The Sultan of Turkey. built a small the
ater where his children act plays for papa's
and for their amusement.. The sultan's stock
company never strikes. ■yv»\, ■ i..' --..-i : -.'
There is one.thing we like about Pettigrew.
Instead of nursing his sore corn, he hobbled
into the arena and made a million or so be
tween kicks.. '.*.;>%; v --.-•
The Yonkers Gazette tells of a lightning
change artist' who put on her bonnet in less
than fifteen minutes. This is the records-
According to the army officers, the W. jC.
T. U. has driven the soldiers from official to
unofficial drunkenness.
All the Buffaloes are going to the Buffalo
exposition. You will get no change back
there. i .. ,' v-l;.-.'H-i y
j Even Tennessee had a snow storm on April
20. This country's climate is getting twisted.
Do not drink the city water supply without
straining it through a cane-seat chair. "."."/.
A casualty list—the British budget.
Former State Treasurer Koerner was.legis
lated into the new sixth district by the an
nexation of Meeker county, and now he Is
being groomed for congress. The Buffalo
Journal says: ' ' ,
A. T. Koerner of Litchfield has been men
tioned as a congressional possibility. If he
gets his Dutch blood up and goes after-It,
the other fellows may as well attend to their
private.business, especially;•• under the new
primary law, as Koerner was the best vote
getter on the state ticket three times and
would have a big advantage.
Here Is a very naughty and • fusionlstlc ob
servation from that palladium of republican
ism," the. Northfleld News: ■':.' ---\
Governor Van Sant has very adroitly drawn
the sting from the pen of the editor of the
Fairmont News. Mr. Everett has been ap
pointed deputy oil inspector for Jackson
and Martin counties and the Weekly Bulletin
of Defense will hereafter be treated with that
consideration which It deserves at the hands
of those who have partaken of the 'flesh pots
at the disposal of the administration. Thus
another lame duck Is provided for. From a
cursory glance we are inclined to think that
there are so many stinging pens in Minnesota
that the governor | will hardly have places
enough to draw the sting from all of them.
■ Who will draw the sting,from Joel's quill?
And this Is the same issue in which he inti
mates that Van Sant should be renominated.
George >R. Laybourn *of ] Duluth, who I has
won distinction as one of the most enthusias
tic of Jacobson's enemies, jj went' home . and
told his constituents a secret. Charlie East
man comes right back at him in the Wadena
Pioneer Journal, as follows:.
Representative Laybourn, .in an interview
in the Duluth:News Tribune, says that J. ,F.
Jacobson will be a candidate for state audi
tor ! next year, and he. predicts - that Mr. Ja
cobson won't get a vote in the convention
north of ' St. Cloud. Well, ;we don't know
about that. It is a little early yet to make
predictions, but we have an idea that Mr.
Jacobson stands pretty well with the people
up this way. .;. If he is a candidate, we J will
wager a peck of nice red apples that he will
secure ,at least as many votes as did ■ Mr.
Laybourn in the , speakership contest. :
Senator Ryder's constituents have seen
him since "the legislature | adjourned, and the
following ; query Is voiced by the Crookston
- By: the way,, can any one tell* us what
became of Senator I Ryder's bill to I regulate
prize fighting In Minnesota? .' And by the
same token, can any one tell us what has
become of Ryder himself? .-..,-*" >• V-,, v-
Ryder is not the only. solon who is lingering
in St. Paul. There is quite a colony of coun
try; members still to be found about the St.
Paul hotels. - —c. B. C.
Didn't Ask for-Details.
•. . Washington , Post. V
| They licked a candidate in a Detroit munic
ipal fight to a standstill by starting a report
j that he was a cousin of Admiral Sampson.
Rehablllatlou of the Horse.
; jEH^W^SgS&fc New York Sun.
, Cavalry f horses j am; nof. * aeing given " away
nowadays. Bids were opened at'; Omaha the
other day for 400 horses for the newly organ
ized I Fourteenth I cavalry at . Fort Leaven
worth. The »bids t ranged '. from 'r ?129j to $150 a
horse. The Impulsive * persons "who 'have had
, tears to abed over the decline and fall of th«,
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Minneapolis Journal's i Current Topic Series.
Papers by Experts and Specialists of National Reputation.
By J. 0. Cobb, M. D., Passed Assistant Sur
geon United States Marine , Hospital V Ser
■ vice. .- : -.-.■:' •-'•'! : •'•>'■) - ,-;■.'
(Copyright, 1901, by .Victor F. Lawson.)
From time;lmmemorial It has-been knowu
that : consumptives get well in, certain "cli
mates. * In those long-ago - days, an equable
climate, such as, Italy possesses, was con
sidered necessary.' Of »course, we now know
that .warm climates | are | not absolutely ' es
sential to a cure, and yet It was because of
this very belief that climate-cure came to be
well. known, before the . present time. In
a warm climate the "consumptive could be
out of doors all the. time without "discomfort,
and he very soon learned that this was best
for him, thus being "misled . Into the belief
that that particular place; and climate tad
some miraculous power to recuperate his
falling health. Camping expeditions,' long
voyages In open boats and other out-of-door
exercises, helped to '; raise the question to a
scientific level. The greatest drawback in
the fight against "the great white plague."
tuberculosis, has been.the fact that the med
leal profession, as well a3 the laity, believed
superstltlously. in the fetich of a certain
place which alone had wonderful powers to
heal. •"':■■■ yyyl [ :V?r;** ''••'. :'■ :';> -'"-?
Consumptives Can Recover Any- j
where. v'V' : - j
Heretofore it has been considered necessary
to send the patient . to- the ( Riviera, to the
Alps, to the Black Forest, to California or to
Colorado. Many physicians practicing at
these so-called wonderful climate cures de
luded themselves into believing their par
ticular climate necessary. The time is nearly
past, however, when the j climate enthusiast
will have the temerity to rise In a medical
meeting and proclaim any one section the
sole place in which consumptives can recover,
and the sooner the poor consumptive knows
this the better for him and his family, and,
too, for his community. I know that the arid
west, that high mesa land stretching for hun
dreds of miles through Colorado, Arizona,
New Mexico, a.small strip of, western Texas,
and away into old Mexico, is undoubtedly the
best for the average consumptive; but the
poor man cannot go to health resorts, nor
can he well change his environment. Just
think of the good that would result, not alone
to the individual, but, to society at large, If
such a person could only know and have
faith to believe that it Is possible for him to
recover in his own city, be that in Maine or
Oregon, California or* Florida, Louisiana or
Ohio. I say, possible to recover, and it must
be thoroughly understood that what Is
claimed is that he can recover if he will
faithfully live in the open air—in sleet, snow,
-wind or rain—yes, even in the fogs around
London. • T, " ' , * ' /
I firmly believe that If the diagnosis Is
made early, in the first stages, and the pa
tients are sent constantly into the open air
In all kinds of weather, a large percentage,
over half anyway, will be permanently cured,
while many other cases will be arrested. No
one must be misled by this statement. The
diagnosis must be early. The patient must
know his condition before he has been • run
down by fever and has lost his \ appetite,
strength and weight. Whenever one has a
cough with expectoration, and his cough lasts
longer than a few days, his case requires the
Immediate care of a competent physician. It
is in such cases that a patient may, and
Beauty and the Beast. By Edith Wyatt.
Copyright, 1901, by S. S. McClure Co.
A young Jewish girl, beautiful as the day.
once lived with her eldest married sister, near
the north end of Lincoln park. "
Her four other sisters were all married, yet
Bertha, though not- the youngest and already
19, was still left blooming alone, with all her
lovely companion!^ If not faded, at least gone
to conduct with cheerfulness the establish
ments of different affectionate young Jewish
husbands In far parts of Chicago.. „„■* - . .; :'
They were all prosperous.* Flora Einstein,
the sister With whom Bertha'lived, was even
rich; they all dressed gayly in bright clothes
of the very latest fashions; they all had huge
families of good-looking, noisy children, and
they all led happy lives of going around shop
ping together, and ," of taking the children |to
natatoriums and matinees, and for street car
rides. . • - :''•'"■ t\.i~-li..z •■'■. -..'-",.-
The sisters were fondly concerned in Ber
tha's lack of Interest. She was entirely con
tented, and they would not have cared, \ but
that they feared she would never marry.
However, she might yet have some affair, late
In life, almost as hapy as their own—there
was Emmer Metzler, she had married at 22.
All felt that for a quiet, sensible, shy girl
like Bertha an autumnal affair would be a
suitable thing—tout they would have liked
something gayer for her; especially. since she
was so pretty.. ' ,'<>, -■
She was much more than pretty, she was
lovely, with deep,. tender dark eyes, a clear
brown akin, with a soft blushing color, . and
all the generous . charms of Jewish | beauty,
heavy, rippling, dusky hair, beautiful shoul
ders and hands, a dignified gait and a pres
ence of veiled and vestal splendor.
Her sisters in all the dotage of affection
could hardly have exaggerated her loveliness;
but they greatly exaggerated. her sense; and
they had no remotest conception that the rea
son why she did not find so lively a pleasure
as they did in the society of Fritzle Gross and
Max Baumhardt was not because she was
quiet, sensible nor shy, but because she was
extravagantly romantic. Vi':-'
When she was 13 years old she had seen In
the Christmas Graphic a copy of a painting
called "Her Answer."
. As" its painter's Intention was to "tell a
story," perhaps the writer will not be thought
Intrusive.beyond the art of her narrative ; If
she describe Its subject. ,The print presented
a fine young m9n, in a velveteen jacket and
hunting boots; he was sitting In a very dark,
gleaming baronial hall, on a.chair of the rich
carving and mellow tint of studio properties;
his golden head and square : shoulders were
bowed on his arms resting on a mahogany ■ ta
ble; beside him lay a note, an excellent piece
Daily New York Letter.
. No. 21 Park Row.
The Harbor Police.
April 25.— is the time of year when- the
police ' steamboat Patrol ,and - the r police
"steamboat squad" have their duties enlarged
because of the protection that must be given
to the millions of dollars' worth of luxurious
floating, property In the shape of yachts and
other pleasure craft. The yachting season; is
at hand,; and the little craft are soon to be
placed; in commission. *• And simultaneously
the "river; pirates" will also appear. These
gentry, are remarkably active .when in : the
vicinity of the floating homes of the million
aires, and to combat their lively, efforts is the
special province i. of the -.< river and harbor
squad. These blue-coated guardians are well
equipped for their work, and I long experience
on the water in pursuit of this peculiar class
of thieves has transformed j them to' a certain
degree from the shore police, even though the
department recognizes ■ no , difference between
them. To appreciate the value of. their work,
it f must. be known _ that ; many % valuable arti
cles are of necessity kept on.the decks of.the
yachts and other vessels. '•* These Include coils
of rope," boathooks, '■ oars, brass • cannon, com-*
pass binnacle and other parai*iernalia which
are within easy reach of one or two men who
may pass '■ into , the '■ shadow of the hull | as; the
vessel rides at anchor. The trick Is especially
easy if; the * watch :on deck •is sleeping.; The
duty of the police is to stop the' pirates when,
they.; are. first, seen rowing about, : and * yet; as
It Is not against the ' law to row about the har
bor at night, the! men cannot be arrested un
less they, are discovered in the act of robbery
or with suspicious goods in: their boat. Some
of j the, pirates : are , more ; enterprising, and *in
addition • to ; taking ''j the things found about
decks.' they: manage rto purloin rugs, brass
lamps,' cabin "- furniture, i silverware, and per
sonal valuables. !-^S^Msri3B6JSS^;''
The Real Bloodhound.
; Ever; since, Harriet \ Beecher: Stowe wrote
"Uncle Tom's Cabin,'""!fromTwhictu the most
vital .; and enduring jof } all . plays * has " been
probably will, recover by the outdoor treat-'
ment, no mattes what city he stays/ If
the case has advanced beyond tbe flrst stage
It ls possible to arrest it, and, in; a few In-;
stances, cure It without the necessity of go
ing away from home.
Patients That Have Recovered. :-
What I say must be accepted as a firm con
viction and- as free. from special Interest In
any locality, for the changes In the govern
ment service have taken me Into nearly every
; section of the- United States, In all. these
! places I saw the consumptive sailor because
I had to, for he was my patient. I also made
It a point to see the native consumptive In
his home j and !In his hospital... I .know of
consumptives who are still, living after [ ten,
fifteen, twenty and, jin one case, forty years
of suffering and struggle in unfavorable cli
mates. , These, | however, j were j persons I with
indomitable will power, j I know cases which
have recovered In .Chicago and St.- Louis.
From a time In the remote past consump
tives-have died '• by hundreds of thousands
every year. Great men and women and even
kings have given? their lives to the ; study
of I the I disease, • and this slow but • steady
evolution from the t mere physic-giver to the ■
seeker \ after cause and effect has .brought-1
about a- united movement among medical
men throughout the world. The result proves!
again- that : when once the composite medical
mind becomes- fixed upon what is thought
to be aright principle, something wonderful'
must happen for the benefit of mankind. The
medical man has said that the filthy. tenement
death traps, j which are breeders of tuber
culosis, > must go; that, the spitting nuisance
must cease; and that consumption, must be
stamped out. Already hundreds of old build
ings in London, Berlin, Paris,- Philadelphia
and New York, which were known to be bad
ly Infected with tuberculosis, have been
pulled down and replaced with good buildings;
because of the pressure brought to bear on
municipal authorities. to „ remedy the evil.
The movement for the better.housing of the
poor has. spread over the entire world/, even
to Japan. It has been shown that in nearly
the same proportion as the poor are housed
in well-lighted and well-ventilated quarters,
where there is abundance of fresh air and :
life-giving sunshine, j does the percentage of
deaths from consumption drop off. This is
not hard to'understand, if one will but re
call that domestic animals do not thrive in
the dark and dampness. j-^'-.Tic
Need of Awakened Public Sentiment,
It is estimated that 120,000 people die in the
United States every year from ; consumption.
If the same number of persons who died last
year In any American city from consump
tion were to die in that city next year from
smallpox, yellow fever, cholera or plague,
panic would follow. Let me put this a little
more forcibly. In the home of yellow fever,
whence we derive nearly all our epidemics,
viz., Havana, a thousand inhabitants died
of yellow fever from 1890 to 1891. To combat
this it cost the United States many thousands
of dollars annually to* keep a corps of marine
hospital officers, with their thorough equip
ment, always at work in preventing panic
in the United "States. - Bear in mind the horror
occasioned by yellow fever and then make
a mental note of this: In this same city of
Havana, in the same 1890-1894—there
were 7,000 deaths from consumption. Yet the
publisc remains indifferent -to the insidious '
dangers of tuberculosis. It is high time that
such ruthless annual slaughter should cease.
There are many reasons for this condition,
some of ■ which are not yet fully understood,
even by the medical profession, but for our
purpose we may say that it is mainly due
to the fact that. the average man is careless
of still life painting, with a blue crease down
the middle, and written plainly in a graceful
feminine hand upon it the single' word "No."
From the moment she saw this picture, it
would have been forever impossible to Bertha
to dream of marrying Fritzie Gross, ' Max
Baumhardt, or any one else who might be a
cheerful and affectionate companion in water
ing the grass,' or buying new carpets, but cer
tainly could be nothing 'inone exhilarating to
the fancy.
Directly across the street from the Elnstelns
there lived a young American gentleman of
good southern family, named Nicholas Har
ris. ~ ' y.\ ,". v.v, *: ,t ■■■•'.
He was a civil engineer, a short, wiry fel
low, rather unusually plain, with small, gen
tle blue eyes, a long, thin head, and the mild,
almost; cowed expression In - those ■ who con
tend with trigonometrical propositions. He
had been educated at flrst at the Manual
Training school in Chicago, then at the Insti
tute of /Technology in Boston. His family
had lived in.Chicago, and then in Buffalo; it
consisted in a father and two sisters.
'The sisters, the Harris girls', were twins,
able, active, executive persons, with hosts of
friends. -His quietness and seriousness, in
contrast with their gayety, was so marked
as to toe freely commented on; his sisters'
friends said Nick was such a plain, practical
fellow; he had plenty of hard, common sense;
they' liked \ him thoroughly^ he was so good
and honest. ;\., '■'fi&^niy
.When some one asked Kitty Harris if her
brother ever read anything expressed by
written words and not by signs or numbers,
she said she' wasn't sure Nick could read
words easily. From this, perhaps, it may be
understood with what astonishment she would
have learned that the brother's favorite book,
far from being a' mathematical treatise, was
nothing other than a piece of fiction called
"Helen's Wooing," nearly touched in Nick's
regard by "And So She Loved Htm," and
"The Heart of Earnest Ingleton, Lawyer."
When he was not reading, Nick used often
to walk in Lincoln park, not half a block
away, sometimes to see the electric fountain
playing, sometimes to hear the open-air cou-i
certs. . y •;- ...■'..
. On one such evening as he was standing
under the shade of the park's poplar trees
in the quivering purple-shadows of the elec
tric light, listening with a buzzing crowd
to the rhythmic air "Lou, Lou, How I Love
My Lou," his attention, was attracted by a
cross, sleepy, overdressed ■ little Jewish boy,
about 4 years old, making a vicious attack
on his legs and < sobbing angrily/ "Wansh
shee moosic." . "..
dramatized, the ; northern mind has been
heavily freighted . with error concerning the
bloodhound. This is particularly, noticeable
now when the great revival of J the play is
drawing such an attendance to the Academy
of Music nightly. The generally accepted Idea
of that animal is a ferocious monster, as big
as a full-grown tiger, with bloodshot eyes,
formidable fangs and an unsatiable thirst for
- human gore, one that is forever straining un
easily at its chain and yearning to tear its
bunted victim limb from limb. This popular
delusion has been. largely fostered by the dis-
I ordered" Imaginations of the artists-who de
| sign .the; delirious picture posters decorating
< the billboards of city and; hamlet, wherever
j the great horror is projected.': As a matter of
fact,' the real simon-pure Simon Legree blood
hound Is only . about fourteen inches. high,
with ' gentle „ violet eyes and a fond and affec
. donate disposition. It will take up the scent
and follow it. .with marvelous: accuracy,* but
when the fugitive Is run to earth it will leap
upon him and bark joyously as If he were a
long-lost friend. It will cling to him like a
brother j and; refuse )to be. shaken . off, but it
will. offer him no violence. Of. courqp that
sort of thing would not do for the stage, as It
would shatter a cherished idoL As a matter
of ,"fact", the "bloodhounds" of the, stage are
no r more bloodhounds than they are King
Charles spaniels. They. are Great Danes, and
appear big j enough % and savage enough ,to
down the "Terrible Turk.'!-, They roar lustily
and look ferocious,' but, they are harmless as
doves. But they look the part. '■■:. , T:iM$S
. Studio Buildings.
, - Studio , buildings have proved profitable In
vestments here and more are*, wanted, and
speedily,;too:-:High rents are being asked for
space in the present studio buildings, and :the
demand for such accommodations is far'great
er than : the; supply;:;- Artists ; are*; endeavoring
to lend the , builders. such encouragement that
they may be Induced to construct more build
; Ings ;of * this; type, ; or/ if I any; different, not
quite so elaborate as the ones recently erect
ed.^The rentals for" the new : buildings are at
about the rate of ;$2 a square; foot, which is
in the habit 'Of spitting—careless everywhere,
in the club, In the street cars, -in the. railway
station. *;1" "-: - '"'-.'; -: *'}_
To try to check the spread of the -disease
societies have been formed which, with state,
municipal - and philanthropic donations, have
built sanatoria ' and Induced hundreds to go
to these places, where they are taught how
to cure themselves and prevent the spread
of (the disease to others. The f city ,of Chi-;
cago early undertook 'to, care for the con
sumptive poor in better quarters ; than the
county hospital, by erecting buildings especi
ally for this disease- at Dunning. .For many
years Philadelphia has cared for many suffer-'
ers from this malady and there are hundreds
of | men and women now earning a ■ living \ln
that city who.; have ;■ recovered or had the
disease arrested In places of fresh-air | treat
ment right Inside the qjty limits. With these
home sanatoria in. one's own city or near by
many homes' have been, kept intact and the
family earnings have gone on.:;If every good
citizen would begin at once to talk for more
light, more air, more sunshine,, better hous
ing of the poor and the immediate care of the
consumptive In sanatoria laws could soon be
enacted which would restore to every map
his birthright of fresh air and sunshine. Much
of the Whlteehapel district - ( in London has
been pulled down and If the law could Jbe
made to reach this, the vilest tenement sec
tion in the world, there is still hope for
every city. : ---"•'".'■". .--;,..,. ' -.I Xv.
Proper Sanatorium Treatment.;
In all parts of the country 'the sanatorium
treatment of consumption is now being con
sidered. V,:• These sanatoria are nothing more
nor less than specallly constructed houses
situated In as favorable localities as the en
virons afford. Here one can go and live un
der rigid rules. No claims are made for any
specific benefit except those ; derived from
fresh air, good, whoßsome food and-close
adherence to the discipline of the place. I The
patient very.soon learns one thing which" aids
him materially. He learns that many con
sumptives recover and that the patients soon
make" light of their troubles and try to help
in every way.-to regain health. They learn
to keep quiet when their temperature ranges
above the normal or below it; how to take
chest | gymnastics,' :to aid in- expanding ; the
'diseased- and restricted lungs; how to eat
slowly and chew the food well; how to keep
cheerful.and not fret. Most of all, they learn
to toughen themselves to prevent catching
cold, and to get along without being cod
dled by overanxious relatives and friends.
I wonder if the consumptive ■ knows how
much good he is doing the community by go
ing to one of these places. By leaving his
home he ceases to be a most-serious menace
to his own relatives and is indireetty bene
fiting the community at large. By example
he is aiding in the advance of sanitary
A Great Movement "Well Under Way.
In just fifty years' time the' sanatorium
movement has received an impetus that can
tot and must not be checked. Started on a
small scale at Gorbersdorf, by the illustrious
Brehmer, aided by some trusting and philan
thropic friends, the plan has been adopted
ln nearly every civilized land. To-day there
are hundreds of such places", scattered here
and there in Europe, the Americas and Japan.
Tuberculosis has spared the rich very little
less than . the poor, and money. has - lately
been forthcoming in enormous sums for the
better care of the consumptive. The move
ment is thus not alone due to philanthropy,
but is one of self-preservation. Of all the
gifts in the name of suffering humanity, I"
cannot conceive of one more humane or one
indicating more sound judgment than the
Nick picked him up, still making faces at
blm, and put him on his shoulder, inter
rupted by cries of,
/. "Why, Ikey!" r
-"Don't bother the gentleman, \ dearl".
"Did you ever?" • -
■"Selma,. look at Ikey, already." From, a
group, of | stout Jewesses. in. flowing hats and
light silk dresses standing near him. > •.
As Nick raised his hat, an enormous mag
nificent white Jew, with dark mustache and
glittering eye, dressed in a pale-gray suit
and a light, gay, rolling Fedora, came out
from behind the ladies and advanced affably,
: with a sunny smile. kC\' • * '""
"Exshuse me. Vas my little boy in your
way, sir?" O-*"- '
' The little boy kicked out at bis father from
Nick's bosom at this. "/— *:
; "I guess he's all right where he is," said
Nick. - '^y^xzy-
Fred Einstein Immediately yielded to his
son's evident wish to remain, and saying:
"Don't let him pother you, sir," he retired
with pondering grace. : _ Nick • held Ikey
through "Lou, Lou, How I Love My Lou,"
and the ensuing numbers, during which- the
little boy fell asleep. The concert ended. .
"I'll carry him to the car for you," said
Nick, with the kindly crowd-manners of his
sex. '-,-;
Fred Einstein explained that" they were not
going to the car, but "Just up the street." ji;
"That's all right," replied Nick, and he
turned in with Fred Einstein, .. behind the
slowly moving figures of the Jewesses, walk
ing with the dispersing crowd through the
dappling shadows of electric light. They had
gone some distance before Nick observed the
grace of one, a little taller than the rest.
: Her sheer dress of purple .floated and shim
mered in the light summer wind as she
stepped slowly forward, the coil of her dark
hair shone against the drooping buds of her
hat and the white folds of the lace scarf that
wound, around her threat and blew like a vino
of tendril around her shoulders. ,As Nick
was gazing at her rapt, she looked around,
and back again. The light glanced on her
lovely bead and hair, her dreaming face, her
dusky eyes, and as she turned away she re
vealed to Nick his goddess. •^^J.">'r'"';-?,",;.'
He. followed behind her, rapt, and when,
on leaving Ikey at Fred Einstein's door step
and on discovering that they were neighbors,
Fred urged him to "make us a call," he
diffidently accepted the invitation.
He (could not go back to his room at once,
he started out to take a walk in the cool,
late night; he wandered back to the park and
picked j a fragrant honeysuckle from a. vine
more than double the price of the older stu
dio buildings. As a matter of fact, there is
no more satisfactory property for a landlord
In the - city, and It amazes some people to
learn what artists will pay for rooms which ;
offer good air and light in a quarter of the
city not too far removed from the fashion
able neighborhoods. Even where the studios
are located over stables, there is a long wait
ing list of applicants all the time.
The Red Hat.
'"••'■« .....
Now that Mgr. Martlnelll has been made a
cardinal and a red hat is coming to America,
the whole question of American cardinals has
been raised; At the present time there is but
a single cardinal in this country outside of
the' newly created prince *of the church, al
though the number of Catholics in j America
far outnumbers those of j European countries
which j possess a large number of cardinals.
There is only I one church in this country
where a curious ancient custom '.connected
with cardinals has been observed, and.that is
the cathedral of New York, in which the late
Cardinal jMcCloskey ,was burled. .By. looking
carefully one may see a gleam of red high up
under the roof of this cathedral and directly
above.the altar. This is the celebrated red
i hat; depending from the stone arch,, ykh its,
curious tassels hanging beneath. In some of
' the great cathedrals ;of Europe [ there ■ are 3as
many as a dozen of these red hats hahging
from the? roof, each;signifying that beneath
the remains of a cardinal are burled.
Hotels in Trouble.
Hotels located along the route of the rapid
transit j subway, . now being /soJ rapidly | con
structed, are being | interfered with jto I a seri
ous; extent. Houses like the Everett, (Belvl
dere,"; New ,V Amsterdam, \ Ashland - and ■-.- Park
Avenue, 5 all located In Fourth -avenue, bave
suffered S annoyance ; * and *j loss of £ trade,''- tout
along their sections of the tunnel the work
is about done, while | the | hotels '.uptown'j are
row coming for their • share, ot. the trouble.
The s Hotel j Empire, at Broadway and '.Sixty*
third f street \ has also had '-a !l Share, arid 4 * the
St. Cloud,' Rossmors and the: Pabat, all locat-
erection of a sanatorium -for the« care •of the
consumptive poor in; one's ■"; own .community.
The' folly of this age of • philanthropy lies
in the erection of monster buildings for hos
pitals. . The consumptive does not need a [hos
pital. -' He . needs 'to\ be ; helped Into the open
air and guided' and directed in bis treatment
by some one who is thoroughly acquainted
with all the routine of this j method of cure.
- Arid Climate Desirable. &
There is another side of this question : that
cannot be ignored—viz.: That \ favorable clim
ates r are "'desirable/j and many t'times • Hots
beneficial '-■ than those places which .we )Save
spoken of above. ': It "is useless for medical
men .in. the east to;decry the advantage of
the arid west, arid- by the arid' west "-IP mean
Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico,; a small strip
of Texas near El Paso and,"the mesa finds of
old Mexico. T have seen the consumptive in
nearly every portion of the United States/; and
I am sincere in saying j that I have seen the
most astonishing results in this country, with
some patients," both in acute and in old cases.
The Improvement was vso .i rapid in some"; in
stances that L would riot have 'believed it if
I had not seen it. I have nothing but/a pass
ing interest in this western country, ; but
as. one Interested only --in 'what: is ..the very
best for the consumptive,*! say to the person
with means: Go to some point in-'Colorado,
Arizona,; New Mexico, Paso or old Mexico,
just as soon as your, disease Is "discovered.
Do not be misled by • extravagant ' advertise
ments, for one place Is 'as good another in
the sections named, in so far as climate ii
concerned. | Do not wait, do not take chances,
but go at once, and, as all patients are bene
fited by change of environment, one is more
apt to receive the "greatest; benefits in the
arid region by going there early. jlf he does
go under these conditions I believe:that I am
safe in saying that he has over SO per cent
of chances. for his permanent recovery. No
patient, however, should come to this coun
try withoutadvice of a physician. There
are certain' conditions —well known to medical
men, -which' would prevent one's coming here.
Best .Places for Consumptives.
* If "you are able physically and have tha
money, there are.many places where.lone
may go arid'live comfortably. Of course Den
ver and Colorado Springs have the greatest
reputations and most liberal accommodations,
but scattered throughout Colorado are many
smaller towns where there are good hotels.
Coming south, there are Las Vegas; Albu
querque, Phoenix, Tucson and El Paso, with
good hotels which have been recently im
proved. There are many smaller places ti
which the consumptive may go, but in man]
of them the food. and rooms are poor.
These smaller towns have Just as good
climate as the larger ones, the only differ
ence, so far as the consumptive is concerned,
being the lack of accommodations in the small
places. At first it may be better for one to
go to some one of the larger cities just men
tioned and then change to a smaller town If
desired. But whatever place is chosen,
whether in this almost boundless west or near
one's own home city, let this advice guide
you as the cloud by day and the pillar of
flre by night: Come what may, discourage
ments, backsets, or even hemorrhages, resolve
that you will live steadfastly in the open
air. . ■ -■:• < ' ' . ; $■' ~
Government. Sanatorium . for Consumptive
; Sailors, Fort Stanton, N. M.
her dress had brushed; and happy, in this
romantic indulgence,- he turned home.
, Mean while, Bertha, too, sat up late, look
ing dreamily from htr back windows over
the roof-tops of the still city. She remem
bered Nick's, face,,, its gravity and refine
ment," qualities unaccustomed and dazzling,
really heroic "to her fancy;'and she went
to sleep wondering, to the last moment &he
should ever see him again. "'' V* ' ~r*.
She had not long to wait., On the v-ery next
evening, ' Nick . with " a,Ahold.' 't oxiriess t hat
would have;' been staggering -to his sisters,
waited at the window, until he had seen'jSred
Einstein with his magnificent wife" sway down
his front steps, nonchalantly swinging J a
puffed satin opera glass bag. .: Heathen, has
tened shamelessly across th& : street to ask
for Mr. Einstein. His address was rewarded.
Bertha met him at the doer and the evening
was theirs. , . •■ ■ ,-,■ -_ . j -<.; -. '^y-
After that whenever he could see Bertha
alone . Nick saw her. So their ' acquaintanc?
passed, when an accidental .circumstance
suddenly developed its : tenor.- -."
It was a fine, warm, moonlight evening,
and. Nick had 'taken his Bertha for. a walk
In the night air. They had*- gone 3to the
park;"and they were sitting in its moonlight
dusk and leafy shadows/talking together of
the heat of the day; and speaking, with every
unconscious: gentleness of tone and glance,
their reverent admiration for each other.
As on the first night of their meeting, there
was an open air concert;*,'th"ey* J,could hear
Its music only; occasionally,."- and j faintly; the
garden where-they' sat was. at some distance
from It: so that they "were quite alone.
Everything was still; and an unspeakable
happiness and sympathy filled their hearts..
In such a place, In such a mood they were
sitting, when through the clump of bushes
behind them, there came a sound of tramp
ling: a pair of great yellow eyes, under a
tossing forelock glared at them; and so close
it almost touched'them, a loose horse from
some near stable galloped, -neighing, past.
Bertha turned whit) with terror, - she
grasped Nick's coat, "drawing herself near to
him. ; She looked up wildly at him. The
horse was past, gone into the night; but be
fore . the clatter of . Its hoof-fails had ..died
away, and her panic had left her Nick ban
put his arms around her. He" was holding her
fast without knowing what to say or to do,
and with nothing of the fine command of
language of the young squire, and | Ernest
Inglehart, lawyer, in an unexpected Situation.
Finally he whisperedl unsteadily, -"You do
care, don't you." . ..,_,.
Bertha put 'her hands over her face. > She
was ' not * able 'to speak; • Buj-iher : reply- was
not;that, of Her T Answer.*? \ . </M
s* * *
.';■. -V.:" ■ ■"'■ J.. .... -. • ■„
Ed at Broadway and Forty-second street, are
how right in the midst of their trouble. Busi
ness on that Important corner is practically
ruined, : and the hotel, men; are : complaining
bitterly of their ill fortune In having! Bad the
entire street torn up last summer for Van pur
pose |of : laying the | underground trolley for
the Forty-second street line, and now having
the same parts torn up again for the subway.
The v engines ' and refrigerating plants of all
these hotels will have to be ripped out, | and
the Pabst will lost part of Its Rathskeller. As
these underground properties will be entirely
done away with, the matter: is serious to the
hotel men. ' . v — N. N. A.
y.i.y . -■■; i — ~ " ••■ '- '•-; —;;;:,' :,. ,-•■■? ■■.-
Foyer Chat. ' '-^^^S
i* Otis Skinner will' begin an engagement of
three nights and a matinee at the Metropoli
tan tonight* \ presenting for the first ' time in
this city, his new play, "Prince Otto.'' .In
this production Mr. Skinner scored a great
success at McVlcker's • theater, ' Chicago.' * last
summer and at Wallack's theater, New York,
early In the present season. '*»;,: >> . .-*
t-. May -'• Irwin, "the Woman who makes i you
laugh,' * will ;be; at i the • Metropolitan. the first
half of next week beginning Sunday evening.
In ; her ; new \. and successful f» play, .:.:■: "Madge
Smith, " Attorney." t;: During : the action * Miss
Irwin? will introduce a number of new songs
which have made a great hit ln the east.
"'The sale of seats opened this morning for
the**engagement the coming week at the Bijou
of Go-Won-Go-Mahawk,| the talented* Indian l
actress, in Lincoln J. Carter's big scenic mel
odrama, "The Flaming Arrow." - Mr. Carter
•has : the J name* of always . staging his "plays In *
a. most | sumptuous manner, | and he Is, said |to |
have provided- for "The :i Flaming Arrow" sa!
scenic ; restitute *of unusual magnitude. v The i
producing ; company. 'V it; ls ' promised,' will •be
entirely adequate, and with a view to make
some of the : scenes ; more !Vealistie,;' a \ band ', of j
full-blooded Indians are carried with the com-'
pany. ■ <

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