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I j GROOMING A RAILROAD FLYER jj
I 'I BY JAMES B. MILLET.
I H (Copyright, by P. E. EastmenL)
I '! srMjHENthe baby is warned and
I f& scrubbed and dressed and
I 11 KTmrt t0 2 to cnurcn for tne
I , , nrst time for his christening, no
! greater painB aro taken over him than
, are taken every day to make tho modern
, J luxurious railroad "nycr" look oplck and
Grooming: an' express train Is a moot
Al difficult and cxpenslvo business. While
I jj" the most extravagant of up-to-date
I dandies would not dream of having
. ; more than three or four valets at most,
" the express will have anywhere from a
1 j hundred to a hundred and fifty, each
J : doing his own special part of the work.
' The ministrations of this army of ser
I; vanta arc paid every day, at the end of
hi. ; a trip, which Is often not more than a
$ day's run. When tho engine and Its
;' jf 1 train- of cars have done their work they
i J are promptly rubbed down and attended
v. to, Just Hko a boxer after he has llnlshed
his bout, or an athlete after a foot-
u 1 t race,
The crew of men who work aboard the
flyer havo nothing to do with looking
1 ; , after it at the end of the run. Special
, staffs of men are keut at tho round-
jj hous; and car eheds for that purpose.
, ' In number they equal two companies
J of soldiers, and they are as well drilled
: J as any military force. Each man has his
j; own particular work to do, and. knows
, J exactly how to do It. Very few orders,
, need to be given, but when one Is neces-
' ; .; sary It Is obeyed "on tho jump."
t . ' When the locomotive enters the round-
1 1 house a company of these civilian aol-
? itj dlcrs immediately swarm all over her,
' 'J! cleaning and pollehlng her until she
j : looks? as smart as a new pin. Even the
i 1 1 wheels aro rubbed over with oil until
2 i they take on a beautiful lustre. Oil Is
J uleo used to rub down the outside of the
! ears. Water Is no longer used nowadays,
J for it cracks' the paint, while oil im
! proves It and gives- It a beautiful color.
S Some of the men who swarm aboard
! the locomotive "knock her fire," others
' ! , clean all the Hues and dampers, the flre-
pan and the machinery and take aboard
rra! nnrl water for thr- nr-st rlnv'n run:
fl r . yet others carefully test the air brakes,
.11 ejector pump and other parts of the ma-
, S i chlnery, examine the wheels, wipe down
i ' everything below the runnlngboard with
jm ol), fill up the oil cups on the drivers,
I ' and generally put the locomotive in
Ti , flrst-claro shape for the next run.
jj - It must not be supposed that ihis Is
ji ; the work merely of laborers. Several
i i, j thoroughly trained experts, each with
T j his special branch of knowledge, go
'jj . most carefully over all the essential
. ; parts of the engine after each run, ex-
w ! amlnlng And testing them. It Is not a
jjj ! perfunctory examination, altiough It Is
'i H a daily one; for the men know that If
i there Is any mishap on the run which
:f can be traced back to their negligence
i ' , thoy will be "flred" to a dead certainty.
V . Wlien tho passenger lakes a railway
' Journey, therefore, cspeclnlly If he rides
! (' behind a good modern flyer, he may feel
1 ( sure that everything which skill and
forethought can do to make the trip a
afe one has been done.
His comfort Is attended to equally as
Hj j j well as his safety. Sometimes the pa-
r trons of a palace car, If they are habit-
- j 1 ual travelers, make a "kick" because
- I something or other Is not just as they
LsH J would have it; but habitual travelers
Hdi 1 ran always be safely relied on to "kick."
Hh J-I j whatever accommodations they may
WAWAH ItT-3 Bct a eveto, they cannot fairly
Hjt ' 1 complain that the cars arc not clean,
H! i unless It be toward .the end of a day's
i Journey, when they nave been begrimed
: 1 5 by the dust of the track and the smoke
BV ij of the engine.
i After the car has been taken down to
! ; 9 the yards by a switch engine, it is
RV j pounced upon by a small army of men,
- ft who give It a sort of preliminary rub-
, 1 down, and afterwards a most thorough
i j j grooming before it is taken back to the
;? j station for the next run.
'1 The carpets arc all taken out of the
; I u car nnd blo-n by compressed air, a
4 fl thorough way of cleaning them which Io
i not adopted even In the most expensive
hotels once a week, let alone once a
;r ! day. The mattresses, cushions, pillows
' S and peats arc also taken out and blown
' : by compressed air, The woodwork, glass
''ci antl braoa work all over the car are
jh 1 cleaned and polished by dozens of men,
L jB and the exterior woodwork la rubbed
down with oil.
S j All the running gear of the car is most
a carefully overhauled. Steamfltters, elec-
H s triclans, engineers and other experts ex-
p I amine In their special departments, and
(S the lights and air brakes are rigidly
t; J tested. The cups on the Journals are
f filled with oil, every part of the wheels1
Vt Ssamlned, and In short, just as thorough
H' ' ;2 a test made of running gear as in the
' case of the locomotive Itself.
H there Is a case of sickness during a
j' run tho conductor must locate 1U It is
H, , h hlB duty to report, on arriving at the
' f yard, exactly tho seat In which the stick
Kl. x person A t?paco In the car is closed
'1 around thlaeat. and Is most carefully
a fumigated and disinfected, no matter
fl , what tho nature of the slcknesn may
( ' havo been. Whether it was Infectious
II or not. the railroad ofllclalp take no
I ! chances with the health and lives of
j i i their passengers. This regulation applies
Hi I 1 1 generally to all railroad cars, not mcre-
H j jj ly to the palace cars.
j t Another large staff attends to the pro-
1 J. ! vlflonlng nnd equipping of the car from
j I the tommlssarlat deartment which Is
attached to the station yard.
A special forco Is even told off to take
I charge of the supply of clean bod llnon,
, ? towels and other articles to the sleeping
cars. It goes without saying that these
. are renewed every day. Even, if there
Hi 1 aro a lot of unused ones aboard, they
H j ; are taken off the car nnd replaced. No
linen makes two conpocutlvo journeys.
H - Neither docs n cake of soap or a halr-
Ht. : brush or a comb. The porter la given- a
H box before each run, filled with soap,
l ' ij bruuhes, combs and other toilet articles.
Ht j yr The brushes nnd combs which havo
Hr (i 3j been used once are thoroughly cleansed
Hl J nnd sterilized before being pent out
l 1 U again.
fi ' equipment of the dining car Is. of
V i course, a great business. A small army
Hh of caterers, cooks, wine stewards and
Htn j waiters see to it; and woo betide anyone
Hrj ! I f them if the man in charge of the car
Ht'H ; finds anything missing after the train
' started on its run:
' w It ho discover? so much as a spoon or
'. 1 a salt cellar out of place, there Is going
f: 1 to be trouble when he returns. He Is an
j autocrat of the deepest dye. Even the
skipper of an ocean liner is far lees des-
potlc, far less prone to find fault. Even
H i lll engineer who runs the locomotive
Hl ; 5 does not cast a more critical eye over
; the work that has been doiic for him
' than does the autocrat of the dining
; j Passengers aro i-oinetimes inclined to
J denounce the meals they get on the pal.
nee car. Of course, they are not as good
as the tlnest productions of the kitchens
of the big hotels, but when the circum
stances under which thoy are cooked
are taken Into account, It must honestly
be admitted that they aro marvels.
Sympathy Is often bestowed on the cook
of an ocean liner, but his task Is a. sim
ple one compared to that of tile culinary
genius of the palace car.
To begin with.itho sea cook has plenty
of room, while the other-man- has barely
space in which to stand up straight and
rftretch himself, much less to cook In.
Then, too, it murt be remembered that
the sea cook's efforts are always sure to
be appreciated. During the Inst h .
the voyage the pnep-' -to
eat anything, and during the second
part they are so hungi ....n. ...
air that they enjoy anything served up -to
The cook of the dining car has no such i
easy constituency to please. He has to .
feed people who are going from a good -hotel
In one city to a good hotel In an-
other, and under the circumstances of "
his work he Is fortunate If they leave
tho car without desiring to boll him In .
one of his own stew pots.
When the cars are ready for the run
they are taken by a switch engine down
to the station to be coupled to the loco- .
The locomotive which makes the run -never,
under any circumstances, hauls "
the cars to their yards, or does any me- '.
nlal work about the statlpn. It would be .
an unspeakable degradation. My Lord -Flyer
must have a switch engine to re- -lleve
him of his load immediately he "
comes Into the station, just as the engl-
neer has a man to take his place when -ho
roaches the roundhouse.
Before the cars are coupled to tho en-
glne. the air brakes are once again test- "
ed, prior to the run, by meami of steam I
pipes placed In the station platforms for -the
purpose. If the' are fountl to be -all
right, the cars aro coupled up and "
the run begins on schedule time, with "
locomotive and coaches all beautifully -groomed.
But If anything Is found to be wrong -with
the, running gear of one of the cars,
or If Its numerous valets have not been '.
able to get It spick and span In time, to -the
perfect satisfaction of the superln- -tendent
of the yard, it Is s?nt back, and "
another car Is put In Its place. I
Special to Tho Tribune.
LOGAN, Nov. 12. Tho A. C. Woman's '
club mot at tho home of airs. P. E. Kcclor.
Mrs. Ball conducted tho lesson, her sub- "
Ject being "Byzantine Architecture." In- I
tcrostlng topics wcro also given by Mrs. -
Champ, Mrs. Englea and Miss Ellason. , ;
Mrs. S. A. Langton was hoBtcss at a de- "
llghtful Informal dinner party given for "
Mrs. A. S. Horno of Salt Lake. Covers .
were laid for Mr. and Mrs. Naylor. Mr. .
and Mrs. Langton. Mr. and Mrs. R. L- -
Campbell. Georco F. Thatcher and George -Langton,
Mrs. A. S. Home Is spending several -
days In Logan as the guest of her sister, -Mrs.
R. L. Campbell.
Mrs. W. Y. , Croxall has loft Logan to "
Join her husbantr In Colorado, whore they "
will make their homo temporarily.
J. W. Morrell left Logan Tuesday for
Europe, whero ho will devoto somo tlmo
in the ministry. Dr. Morrell accompanied
him to Chicago.
Mrs. Mose3 Thatcher, Jr., entertained
Friday evening In honor of Mrs. Homo.
Dainty refreshments wcro served and a
delightful evening spent by tho following;
Mr. and Mrs. Thatcher, Mrs. Langton,
Mrs. Homo, Mr. and Mrs. Campbell,
Gcorgo F. Thatchor and Miss Thatcher.
Miss Magglo Jones Is In tho city for a
Will Morrell was guest of honor at a
dinner party given by Mr. and Mrs.
Mltcholl Friday evening.
Congressman Howell returned to his
homo after a short visit in tho capital
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wolst are in Logon
enjoying a visit with friends. Mr. Welst
has recently recovorcd from an attack
of typhoid, and is happy to enjoy tho as
sociation of his many friends.
A largo nnd delightful dancing party was
given Saturday evening- by the Woman's
Republican club at tho Palace. Tho hall
presented a pretty scene, with Its national
draplngs and numorous Hags artistically
arranged throughout tho room. Thu mu
sic was the best, and over L'OO guests on
Joyed tho pleasant affair,
Mrs. J. W. Crawford entertained infor
mally on Thursday afternoon.
BOOKS FOR THE LIBRARY;
Tho following thlrty-fivo books will bo
added to tho Publlo library, Monday
morning, Novomber 14, 1D04:
Barr Kinematics of Machinery,
Borg Buildings and Structures of
Church Notes and Examples In Me
chanics. Mechanics of Engineering.
Holmes Steam Engine.
Johnson Engineering Contracts.
Kent Mechanical Engineer's Pocket
book. McShanc Ono Thousand Pointers for
Machinists and Engineers.
Meyer Modern Locomotlvo Construc
tion. Steam Power Plants.
Snow Steam Boiler Practice.
Snanglcr Valve Gears. ,
Thurston Manual of Steam Boilers,
Manual of Steam Englno, 2 vol. Steam
Boiler Explosions. Materials of Engineer
ing. 3 vol.
UnvIn Elements of Macbino Design 2
Walt Law of Contracts.
Wellington Economlo Theory of Rail
WItham Steam Engine Design.
Wood Thermodynamics, Heat Motors
and Refrigerating Machines.
Fowler Kato of Kato Hall.
Glsslng New Grub Street.
Hough Law of the Land.
Jordan May Iverson Her Book.
King Comrades In Arms.
Llghton Uncle Mac's Nebraskr.
Read "Turk." . -
Rocbo-Sorrowa of Sap'od.
Roieboro Players and Vagabonds.
The best advertisement is
an old customer.
Vour Qrota itlumt your nor.y if jta don": Wet
Ml M M H 1 M M I M KM H M H H H M I M -h I Ml I I I I H U I I HI HUH tHr
: It wouldn't be the Walker Store if choice bargain morsels of linens weren't kept constantly be
I Jk fore you until the Thanksgiving table had been perfectly equipped. Hence this second price- Jk :
I 111 saving opportunity that will equal any of the season. Choice is from every sort of linen in the mm
stock, so entirely worthy filling the chest for a year-or years if you like. Read the weeks offering: "
I BEAUTIFUL TABLE SETS MANY OF THEM THE CHOICEST THAT EMBROIDERED LUNOH CLOTHS AND SCARFS 83 KINDS S2. THE
t LOOMS CAN WOBAVE. EXQUISITE PATTERNS, SNOWY WHITE ?5 FOR S3.20. THE S7 FOR S4.8Q.
L AND PUREST LINEN. THE S8 SETS FOR S5.50. THE SI 1.50 DAMASK SCARFS 60c FOR 40c, THE 90c FOR 60c. THE 81.25 FOB (
f FOR S7.50. THE S12.C0 F0R-S8.75. THE 815 FOR-S10. THE 80c. THE"S1.75 FOR-S1. THE S2.25 FOR-S1.QO.
t S18 FOR-S12. THE S20 FOR-S14.75. THE S25 F0R-S1G.75. THE 6evorftl lots of de8lrRWo towels in with tho Thanksgiving aid- t9
L S30 FOR S20. THE S32.50 FOR S23.50. II
I 15c TOWELS FOR 11c. 45c TOWELS FOR 29c
t DAINTY DOYLIES SCARFS, TRAY CLOTHS, IN BROAD ARRAY 20c TOWELS FOR 13c 60c TOWELS FOR 14c. f)
t HANDSOMELY EMBROILED BY HAn ON PZNEST 0 LINEN, WSELS, EXTRA SlI50- I
t PLALN WITH HEMSTITCHINGS, DRAWNWORK AND THE DAMASK ?W3 uijn iuwo, x-ai ,
t WITH FRINGE. A PLENTIFUL VARIETY OF SPLENDID BED SPREADS THAT
t ARE MOST INTERESTIN GLY PRICE REDUCED j
F Df In AT1GC' AT24C AT 91-75 FULL SIZE CROCHET QUILTS FOR-S1.48. THE 82 FOR-S1.60.
t 28c. THE OOc at 60c. ?275 SIZE EXTRA LARGE CROCHET QUILTS S2. 25. f
t 83.50 MARSEILLES SPREADS 82.75. f.
. TRAYS-THE 60o POBr-10c THE OOo FOR-GOo. THE 75c F0R-48c. 4 M A ViTt.T.T SPREADS S3. 15. S6 MARSEILLES SPREADS S3.
THE S2 FOR SI. 20. THE S1.50 FOR SI. THE S2.75 FOR S1.80. S5 MARSEILLES SPREADS-?4. 87 MARSEILLES SPREADS-$8. , '
t Broken Lots of Table Linens Napkins, Pattern Cloths, Yardage.
f A whole lieap of good things mighty ch cap will you find in this splendid collection of all the table linen remnants that have accumulated during several weeks slnw?
iour last sale time. Napkins in half-dozen lo ts, odd pattern cloths, yardage table damask from little prices to big and so many we could never tell of each, but for this
sale , ;
Kemnants go at seventh-eighth prices. At threefourths prices. At half prices.
Extraordinary Mark Down Prices on a Goodly Group Women's Costumesj
l Your visiting dress or your dress for evening. Suitable for either may be found in this very charmin g lot. Many are made of richest fabrics, and' extremes of i
fashion models, while others show the more moderate style-ideas and still others the rather plain but elegant. Eead of these extraordinary mark-down prices.
Ono lot at S39.75 each. Bewitching beauties, all. Made One handsome 200 gown reduced to $98.50. Mode of
of chiffon taffetas, silk eolians, crepe de chines, messaline; chiffon velvet, new blue shade, trimmings of lace, silk, hand-
- white, pearl gray, new blue shades, new tans, new browns, the made roses. I
. new onion peel colors. Regular prices should be G0 to t$S5, , . - f
:i choice during this sale 39.75. 0ne exquisite gown, reduced from 400 to 190. Made i
"- One beautiful gown reduced from 150 to 60. Made of of shell pink chiffon and combination of taffeta silk; trimming f
X - -gray chiffon velvet, with rich trimming of" broadcloth and chin- hand made chiffon roses and rich lace.
X , cbilla. f
One beautiful gown reduced from 100 to 50. Made of ' One rich gown reduced from 1-15 to 73. Made of new I'
I " ' novelty twine cloth, new light tan shade, trimming of messa- shade of beautiful tan broadcloth; trimmings 'of laoe,. braid, 3
.1 ' ' line silk. velvet.
Nar to Half Prices on Long Ksmonas asd Robes. ,1
2sTo more varied or better -stock is ther e in all the city no fresher, for all were bought a very few months since to sell this fall and winter. There are lounging .
Tobes and long kimonas made of finest Fren ch flannels, henriettas and albatross; cream, blues, pinks, old rose, Nile green, etc.; accordion plaited in part or nil; trim-
mings of laces, fancy silks, ribbon, cord an d tassel. These price differences for Monday and week:
i: The 10 ones 6 . The 15 ones S.9o. The 20 ones 11.75.
The 12 ones 7.25. The 17.50 ones 10. The 25 ones 13.75.
The 18.75 ones 10.50. . :
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If You Want, a Pretty Frock for the Daughter Here's a Nearly Half-Price Chance.
We bought a traveler's entire sample lot nearly three hundred little dresses. And samples, you k now, are show things, so must tell the best story possible of
" that they would represent. Scarcely any t wo of all these little frocks are alike, which means detailed des cription cannot be given. The materials are the new season i
kinds and all wool. Plain browns, plain blu es, plain reds, plaids. Styles are the Buster Browns, Sailors, strapped waist effects. Trimmings braids, silk, lnce broad-
X cloths, put on in quaint, pretty ways. Sizes for 4, G, S, 10 year girls. Will sell Monday and all the week )!
j The $1 Dresses for60c The $4 Drss2S--2.40 Tha 7 Dresss--$4.25 The $13.50 Bress9S--$8
X The $3 Dressei $1.80 Tho $5 Dros8e3-$3 The $9 Dresses--$5.40 Th $ 15 Dressos--$9
X The $2 Dresses-$1.20 The $6 Dres$es-$3.60 The 12 Drosses--$220 J
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t Ropt Portiere Chance, Curtain Nets, Swissss Loss Part of ::
i Regular Price3.
X In the rope portlereo you'll find moat any kind of one desired rich at high prices,
X pretty at ow prices, but each littler priced than ever before. Splendid varieties In the "
X nets. Monday and week
X Rope Portieres that were $9 for $5. Curtain nets Arabian and white X
X Rope Portlerea that were J7.50 for-J4. 1.15 a. yard for -75c. ' -
T S5c a 3ard for 6Sc. - - -f
I Ttopo Portieres that were $-1.50 for $3.25. 76c a yard for 65c. x
X Rope Portieres that were W.50 for-J2.2o. 4ic a "ard r32c- t
-- . Colored Swlsa3, figured and striped T
4- Rope Portieres that were $3 for $1.5. j0c a yar(1 forijc X
X Rope Portieres that wcro $1.50 for 05c. 20c a yard for 124c. . X
4liimniiitiniiininii mmiiih -n-hH-t nmmniifnnm
X Toy ScAion Opens in Baseraentj Tomorrow. I
X For a week the whole basement section has been looking wonderfully as though old T
X Kris Krlngle were making some mighty frequent visits. Shelves have gone up like . --
t magic, and hundreds and hundreds of toys placed in such splendid ord6- that any boy 4-'
, or girl need only pass along and see exactly what good things the Christmas time will X
X bring. To be sure, the variety Isn't entirely complete, but the quantity Is vast enough to
4- make eery Httle heart tingle. Children and parents are invlte-1 tomorrow and unt I X
f Christmas. X
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Some MPortageM Knit Garments for Women Greatly Undr J
Broken assortment of sise3, of course the only reason why "Portage" cou'd evtr M
sold at sale prloes. Limited lots of each of the following: - ' I
All-silk union suits, flesh tint, sizes 5 and C only, reduced from $11 to $S. M
Balbrlggan union suits, size 3 only, 5X60, reduced to $2.50. M
Silk and wool mired vests, black and blue Unt. lnstoad of J1.S0 each J2.S0.
Black silk vests with long.sleeve, reduced from fi each to J2.66. nSort- M
Lot of all-wool shirts and pantelets, white and gray, for children, broken size ' V
mont, excellently made garments, 5c lp J1.1G each kinds, reduced to 75c. lHU
Mea's Hosiery Special Reductions. 1
"We have a surplus stock of Kray cashme.-e hose, only gray, and so if fTirbt M
isn't a rigid one with you, this should be Interw.-'nc news. Soft cashmere, ncni M
tor this season of the year Monday and week 'M
50c quality for 3Sc. Stc quality for 24c 'M
26o quality f&r-19c. ij4tfW
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