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TOMORROW. 100 Horses & Mules, Four Carloads, ,At Our Auction Sale To rnorrow (Saturday), Ten O'clock. JOHN 3MeKINNEY 20 IIORSE AND MULES. WII. ltITTFEt--2 Hu hAVY TEAM IHORSES. OHARLtzFGA-2 HORtSES. AL. McElNY-20 HORNES. All will be sold for the high dollar. Magrath & Kennelly, 1t AUCIrONEERS. C. G. 'LOAN & CO., AUCTI., 1407 0 ST. N.W. REGULAR ATTRACTIVE SALE OF HOUSEHOLD AND OF FICE FURNITURE AND EF FECTS, WITHIN OUR ROOMS, 1407 G ST., SECOND FLOOR (53xioo FT.), SATUR DAY, JANUARY xoTH, 1903, AT 10 A.M., Embracing Fine Upright Piano, Parlor Suites, Mahogany Parlor Cabinet. Mahogany Card and Center Table., Walnut Roll-top and Oak Flat-top Tesks. Handsome ioak Sideboard. Walnut Side board. Oakt %aple and Walnut lied Room Suites. Oak and AEalnut Mirror-front Folding Beds. Chitf foniers, Leather and Velour Couches. Odd Chairs and ltockers, 4;lass Showcases. Enamel Beds, )tir rors. ltefrigerators, Gas Ranges. Heating Stores, lot ned Carpets from Sh.,reham Hotel. Mattresses, PillowLs. huch lRotm Chairs, Toilet Sets, China. Kitchu.n Utensils. Ac., Ac, AND. AT TWELVE NOON. Saddle Horse, 7 years old; Harness. Vehicles, &c. TEUiMS CASH. C . SLOAN & Co., jaS :.t.42 Aucts., 1407 0 at. n.w. S. Bensinger, Auct., Washin fon Hor-e and Carriage Bazaar. Regular oksgs~ A U Ction S a l e of Htorses .g.d VEHICLES. le:T MORitOW. SAT. URDAY, MORN ING AT TEN O'LOWCK. 15 head of Draught and Driving Horses, 10 Vehicles, in cluding Three First-class Runabouts. Will la, sold, 'onsignments recetred up to 11 o'clock. P40-42-44 La. ave. S. Bensinger, ,Phoe 21. 247. apil'l2n-20 Executor's Sale OF VAL1ABLE IIEAL ESTATE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD. The uniersigned. as executor of the last will and testamt of Sarah E. Joy. deceased. will offer at public *ale, to the highest bsidder. in front of the lost ottle at Silver Snring. Montgomery county, state of Maryland. SATURDAY, JANUARY TENTII, 1903, AT TIE ]HOUR OF HALF-PAST T1ii:EEI. 0'LUI:K P.M., all the real estate of Narah E. Joy, containing 4r%j acres of land, more or less, situated on the Blair road near Silver Spring station. B. and o. R.R. It is -conveniently located to both steam and electric railroads. This prolerty is finely situated for sulallvision purposes. Terns of sale: Cash. conveyancing at the cost of the pur-baser. RICHARD T. RAY, Executor. 1a7-3t' TIOS. J. OWEN & SON, AUCTS., 913 F ST. N.W TRUSTFFS' SALE OF TWO VALUABLE ORiG INAI LIOTS ON "E" STREET BETWEEN TillitTEENTII AND FOURTEENTH STREETS NORTHEAST. By virtue of two certain deeds of trust. duty re eo-rded in Lilwr 243, folios 379 and 382 et seq., respectivhel one of the land records for the lis trict of Columbia, and at the request of the parties Secured thereby. we. the undersign d, trustees, will bell. at public auction, in front of he premises, on .ATIUIIAY. TIlE TENTH DAY 'OF JANUAItY, Mt-3. AT QUATER-PAST FOUR O'CLOCK P.M., uriginal lot numbhered 17, in square 1030, and at HAI.lP-PAST FOUlR O'CLOt'K P.M.. same day. original I t 1s. In square 1030. both situate in the dty of Washington. District of Columbia. Terms: fue-third of the purchase money to be paid in cash. and the balance in one and two years. wIth interest. playable semi-annually, and to be secured by deed of trust upon the property sold, or all cash. at the ptpion of the purchaser. A deposit of $10 required upon each lot at time of sale. Sale to be closed within ten days from day of sale or the trustees reserve the right to resell the prop erty at the risk and cost of the defaulting pur. ebaser. Conveyancing. recording. etc., at cost of porchaser. J. ROBERTS POrTKE. Trustee. de."-d&ds J- BARTON TOWNSEND. Trustee. FtTERE DAYS. * JAMES W BATCIFFE, AUCTIONEER. Sale of Entire Furniture, Carpets, Upright Piano, etc., contained in prem= ises No. 1516 Kingman Place N.W. On TUFADAY, TIHE THIRTEENTH DAY OF JANUARY, 1903, AT TEN O'CLOCK A.M.. I will sell by public suction within the above premises (het. P and Q, 13th and 14th n.w.) the entire furriture, carpets, upright piano. &c.. &c. Terma cash. JA3IRS W. RATCIbTE, Auct. Sag-3t JAMES W. RATCLIFFE, AUCTIONEER. TEUSTEES' SALE OF A NEAT AND ATTRAC TIVE. DWELLINO, KNOWN AS PREMISES NO. 230 OAK STRtEET, LE DIROlT P~A lK. By virtue of a certain deed of trust, dated the 84 day of March, A. D. 11894, antd recorded among the land records of the Disatrict of Columbita, in Liter 1IP1. folio 367 et seq., and at the request of the holder of the note secured thereby. we will offer, at tulIc autction, in front of the premises. en TEEDAY, THIE TWENTIETH DAY OF JAN1~AltY, A. D. 1943, AT IIALF-PAST FOUlt O'CLtiiK P.M., the following described real es tate, situate in the coutnty of Washington. Dis trict of Columbtia, to wit: All that certain piece or parcel of land and premisea known and dtstin gutished as and being lot nutmbered twenty-foutr 1244 of Geirge W. Itarry's subdivision of-lots in block nutnbered ten (111 In A. L. Barber & Comn pa ny's ntbdivtston of Le Dimit Park, as said Barry's subdivision is recorded in the office of the surveyor for the Dilstrict of Co lumbla, in Liber Ceunty 8, follo 140, together wtith the Improve. ments thereon. Terms of saie: Oito-third of the purcbase money to bes paid In cash anud the balance to he paid in four equal installments. respectively, in one, two thuree and four years. secured by a deed of trust upon the property sold, with interest thereon pay able semi-atnnally at the rate of 5 per cent per annum until paid, or all cash, at the option of the purchaaer. A depostit of $100 will be required at the tIme of sale.. Sale to be closed within fifteen days from day of sale, otherwIse the trusteea may resell the property at the riak and cost of default lng purebaser after lIve days' advertisement In SOme pag.er pulisuhed in the city of Washington, D. C. Conveyanc-ing at the cost of purchaser. SAM'L RtOSS, HENRY E. COOPER, 5a8-d~ds Trustees. TRSTES' SALE OP' VALPABLE IMPROVED itEAL ESTATE IN TilE PALISADES1 OF THlE PUTOMAO, NEAR THE CONDUIT ROAD. By virtue of a power of sale contained In a deed of trust to the undersigned trustees, dated Decemn ber l0th, 1897, and recorded Diecember 18th, 1897 jn Liber No. 220, at folio 380, one of the land recoel ef the District of Columbia default having teen madle In the payment of the lndetedessa se cured by said tnust, and upon demand of the psrties secured, the trustees will sell, at publig auctIon, on the pretnises, near the Conduit road above the reservoir, on MION'DAY, JANUAltY N.NETEENTli. 1903, AT ELEVEN O'CLOCK A.M1., all the real estate and premIses described In salid dcd of trust, being lots seven, eight, nine. ~n and the east half of lot eleven, by the full depth thereof, in block number eleven of the sub *ivision of White Haven, now called Palisades of the Potomac. No. 1, according to a plat of said bdiv ision recorded in Libuer County Subdivision k No. 7. at folto 93, improved by a frame dwelling of eight rooms, exclusive of basement, in first-class copdition, finished in oak and of mod. ern desIgn, and with all modern conveniences; a large stable, carriage house and servants' house' well supplied with water from an artesian weii and lilurinated with gas. The situation overlooks the Coralutit road andi the surronunding oountry: is abhut 800 feet from the Conduit road and within fire mInutes' walk of the electrIc cars, and as a whole affords a roomy. large, convenient and at tractive suburban home. in a beautiful and healthy vic ini ty. Termus of sale: Cash. Conveyanclng at the. cost of the purebaser. Taxes to be paid by the trustees to the date of sale. Upon the payment of five hundred dollars deposit on the day of sale, the truatee. a-Ill allow the purchaser ten days within WhIch to have title examined, If he so desires when the balance of purchtase money must be paid er the l;'Ierty will at once thereafter be resold St the lot *aser's risk. MARION DUC'KETT. 688 F st, a~w.. Washington, D. C. CHARLES HI. STAN LE and DAVID 8. B3RICOE, id laT-3t Trustees. 2110. J. OWENt & SON, AUCTS., 918 F ST. N.W. BA DY A CTrOlI OP A VERY VALUABLE UILD '~LT TO ALLY. ON Ti D LO A k !UE NORTHWEST. rtu f utority from the owner we will e e at nthe sou1fe rmetn ,se ntoe pucaadetwo with11a deed of trust - at time of sale. a'.. at cost of )nrchaeer. AUCTION BALES FUTUn DAYS. C. G. Sloan & Co., Auctioneers, j Antiquo And 0 Househol< At Public Within Our 1407 0 St Wednesday, Thur January 14, 14 At 11 A. M. fncluding some valuab Blackburn to be sold at risk and co . On Pub Monday & Tuesd Catalogues ' C.G.SL 3.aSt FUTURE DAYS. JAMES W. RATCLIFFE, AUCTIONEER. TRUSTEES' SALE OF IMPROVED PROPERTY. BEING NoS. 486 AND 486% L STREET SOUTHWEST. B virtue of two certain deeds of trust, one re cored in Liber 1683. folio 20, and the other in Liber 1748. folio 463 et seq., of the land records of the District of Columbia, and at the request of the party secured thereby, we will sell, at public suc tion, in front of the premises on FRIDAY, THE SIXTEENTH JANUARY, 1906. AT HALF-PAST FOUR O'CLOCK P.M., the following described ground and premises, situate in the city of Wash ngton, District of Columbia, and known as part of lot numbered 19 in square numbered 501, beginning for the same at the northwest corner of said lot, and running thence due east along "L" street southwest 25 feet to a point; thence south the full depth of lot 19 to an alley; thence due west along said alley 20 feet; thence due north 40 feet 11 Inches; thence west 5 feet, and thence due north 89 feet to the beginning. Terms: One-third cash, balance in two equal in stallments, in one and two years, with interest at 6% from day of sale secured by deed of trust on property sold, or all cash. Deposit of $100 re quired at time of sale. Conveyancing, recording etc., at purchaser's cost. Terms to be complied with within twenty days. CHARLES SCINEIDER. LOUIS KETTLEIR ja6-d&ds Trustees. THOS. J. OWEN & SON, AUCTS., 918 F ST. N.W. Sale by Auction to Close a Partnership of Very Val uable Improved and Un Improved Property on Columbia Heights and Sixth Street Northwest. By virtue of authority vested in the undersigned, we will sell at public auction, in front of the re spective premises, as follows: On MONDAY, THE TWELFTH DAY OF JANUARY. 1903. AT FOUR O'CLOCK P.M., part of lot 6. in square 488 im proved by a three-story brick dwelling. No. 51b 6th street n.w. At HALF-PAST FOUR O'CLOCK. SAME DAY, lots 1 and 25. block 84. Columbia Heights, fronting 700 feet en the north side of Harvard street be tween '8th and 14th streets. The most desirable location on Columbia Heights for an apartment house. Immediately thereafter, two three-story and cel jar stone and brick dwellings, Nos. 1349 and 1358 Harvard street and the ground belonging thereto. On TUESDAY, THE THIRTFENTH DAY OF JANUARY. 1903, AT FOUR O'CLOCK P.M.. the three-story and cellar white stone and brick dwell ing (steam heat) No. 1249 Kenesaw avenue, and immediately thereafter the two white stone and brick three-story and cellar dwellings Nos. 8121 and 3123 14th at. n.w., with the ground belonging thereto. Terme stated at time of sale. A deposit of $200 required upon each parcel upon acceptance of bid. Conveyancfng, recording. etc.. at cost of purchaser u ThaTHOS. J. OWEN & SON, Auctioneers. 0. 0. SLOAN & CO., AUC1S., 1407 0 ST. N.W. TRUSTEES' SALE OF VALUABLE IMPROVED REAL ESTATE. NO. 1111 NINTE STREET NORTHWEST. By virtue of a certain deed of trust recorded iI Liber No. 2461. folio 485 et seq., pf the land rec ords of the District of Columbia we will sell at ubllc suction it front of the premises, on USDAY. T E TIRTEENT IIDtY OF JAN1 ARY, 1903, AT FOUR O'CLOCK P.M., the follow i described real estate situate in the city of IV ashington, in said District, being part of original lot numbered 4, in square numbered 401, beginning on 9th a.treet 20 feet south of the northwest corner of said lot and running thence south on said street 21 feet 6 inches; thence east 99 feet 4 inches to the rear line of maid lot; thence no-th along said line 21 feet 6 inches; thence west 99 feet 4 inches to said street and the place of beginning, together with the improvements, consisting of a three-story frame dwelling, No. 1111 9th street northwest. Terms: One-third cash, balance in equal install ments, at one and two years, with interest at 5 per centumi per annum, payable semi-annually, from day of sale, secured by deed of trust upos the property sold, or all cash, at the option of the pairchaser. A deposit of $200 will be required at time of sale. All conveyancing, recording and notary lees will be at purchaser's cost. Terms to be complied with within ten days, otherwise the trustees reserve the right to resell at risk and cost of the defalin prcaser. Wrr-rA50E EDthNST.On ALDIS B. BROWNE, . ~w 1419 F at. n.w., de31-dedbs Trustees. CHANCERY SALE OF VALUABLE IMPROVED REAL ESTATE, BEING PREMISES NO. 61.) SECOND STREET NORTHWEST. By virtue of a decree of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, passed in equity cause No. 231563, wherein Lena Braun at al.; by next friend, are complainants and Annie M. Braun at al. are defendants, the undersigned trustees will offer for sale at ublic auction, in front of the premises, on MONDAY, THE TWELFTH DAY OF JANUARY 1903, AT FOUR O'CLOCK P.M., the following described real estate, situate in the city of Washington and District of Columbia, to wit: Lot numbered 29, in David Shoemaker's subdivision of square numbered 568 ,as said subdivision is duly recorded in Book N. K. page 155 In the office of the surveyor of the District of dolumbia, and being the same pmoperty that was conveyed by Mary Ann Langfitt to John Braun (since de ceased) by deed dated the 20th day of June 188?7 and recorded the same day in Liber No. 1266 folio TT et seq., one of the land records of the District of Columbia. The improvements on said lot con sist of a commodious brick dwelling and stable, numbered 610 Second street northwest. Terms of sale: One-third (1-8) of the purehase money in cash, one-third (1-8) in one year and one. third (1-3) in two years trom the day of sale, with interest on the deferred payments at the rate of five (5) per centum per annum, payable semi-annu ally, or all cash, at the option of the purchase", the deferred paymelita to be in the promissory notes of the purchaser anid secured by deed of trust on the real estate sold. A deposit of $200 shall be required of the purchaser as soon as the prop erty fo bid o3. All conveyancing and recording shall be paid for by the purchaser. If the pur chaser shall fall to comnply with the terms of sale within ten (10) days from the day of sale the trustees reserve the right to resell said real estate at his risk and cost. EDWARD A. NEWMAN Trustee FRED'K L. SIDDONS, Trustee, Bond bldg. WALTER B. 1IrLLrIAMS & CO., Aucta. de29-d~ds TUOS. J. OWEi 6 ION, ACTIONEERS. TRU'STEES' SALE OF VALUABLE IMPROVED REA L UiTATI, NO0. 1010 0 STREET? NORTH EAST. Under a deed of truat, recorded in U~ber 328, folio 198. of the laud records of the District of Clumbia, we will of'er for sale aauton in OF JANUAR X AT FOUR O'CLOCK P.M. parts of iota one and two, in square nine hundred end fifty-nine in th iyof Washington, District of Columbia, egnigfryeight feet west of the southeast corner of sid lt one; thence west on north G3 street thirt-ight feet eleven inebes' thence north one huunre feet thence east eighd feet eleven inches; thence south twenty-Eve feet; thneeast thit feet; thence inouth seventy-five feetgonthing, with the improvements, at frame dwe linow under rental, The property will be sol sut to a prior deed of trust senr ~fing 2,00 wit aserned interest, the amount of Terms of sale: One-third cash, one-third in one (ear and one-third in two years, or all cash, sj he prchsers tin. eferedpayments, if any to be sering te onot ofl b h rtatterate of aie per cent ar nnum ae emi-snnal, and secured deed el pn th e rt ol All conveysa , en cost. A dost of P0 te~rdat the ,ge If terms of ".a**' are .ot oosz ewth witi.te B ADDTUte jaT-.4YDEB . at.ew_ F7. -533 DATE - 407 G Street, Washington, D. C. purniture ther Valuable I Adornments Auction, Art Gallery, reet N. W., sday and Friday, and 16, 1903, and 3 P. M. le specimens from the =Lane Sale st of former purchasers. 01 1C View ay, Jan. 12 & 13. t the rooms. ,OAN & CO., Aucts., 1407 0 St. BUTURE DAYS. BROWN & TOLSON. AUCTIONEERS, 1400 and 1411 New York ave. TREASURY DEPARTMENT, ?A$UARY 6. 1903, -There will be sold by public auction, AT TEN O'OLOCK A.M. FRIDAY, JANUARY SIXTEENTH, 1903, on the treasury. premises, a miscellaneous collection of condemned prop belonging to this department, consisting of old Xarpets, Furniture, &c. Terms; To the highest bidder for cash. The articles sold are to be removed without delay and at the risk of the purchas'r. M. E. AILES. Assist- I ant Secretary. W. B. LATIMER, Salesman. jaS,9&15 JAMES W. RATCLIFFE, AUCTIONEER. TRUSTEES' SALE OF ENTIRE CONTENTS OF STEAM LAUNDRY. CONSISTING OF MACHIN ERY, ENGINE, BOILER &c., CONTAINED IN PREMISES NO. 613 NEW YORK AVE. N.W. By virtue of a chattel deed of trust, duly record- 4 ed In Liber 2702, folio 203 et seq., and at the re quest of the parties secured thereby, we will sell l at public auction, within the above premises, on MONDAY, THE TWELFTH DAY OF JANUARY, A.D. 1903, AT 10 O'CLOCK A.M.. all the laundr machinery. engine, boiler. &c., mentioned in ed ule "B" attached to said trust. I Terms cash. JULIUS I. PEYSER, OHIARLE1 W. DARR, jaS-d&dbs Ta. stees. THE FRANCOIS VASK1 Restoration of a Famous Wor; of Art After It Was Broken. 4 Guido Mazsoni, In the Foreigner In Italy. A stool hurled with violence by a re bellious custodian struck the window of the Florence Archaeological Museum where stood for admiration the Francois vase, a I vase of royal worth, and, smashing the 4 glass, at the sanme time broke It into 638 1 pieces with a few splinters and a little E powder. This happened on September 9, c 1900. Pietro Zei, with surprising ingenuity, 1 aided by the scientific tact of Signor L. A. Milani, the director of the museum, has restored this example of artistic vertu to I the embellishment of the museum and for t the admiration of students, and, strange to say, made it appear even better than be fore. The "Atene e Roma" in its October num ber publishes a long and dejailed biographi cal account of Milani himself, and to read ers of "The Foreigner in Italy" it may be of Interest to obtain a somewhat summary review of what the vase itself is, and the restoration made. This vase was found In October, 184, by Alexandre Francois inside a vault located within a tenement belonging to the Grand Duke of Dolciano near Chiusi; or, rather, at that time he found only tvyo-thirds of the body of the vase with only, one of the I handles; whilst a year later some other I remarkable pieces turned.up with the sec- 1 ond handle. Many years after another fragment came j to light and was handed over. as a gift I to the museum in 1806 by Marquis Charles I Strossi, when the parts previously found I had already been put together and so firm- I ly fixed that the vase remained undeterio- < rated till smashed into fragments by the I blow In 1900. From that time forward the newly found fragment had to be left cut, as no one would venture to undo the' other parts to fix it in its place. It is said that In the first piecing of 1844-'45 the pieces were not arranged so as to fit welt in their places, nor was care taken to avoid covering with wax and mastic somie parts of the decorations. In the new restoration, amid the attached parts, care was taken to see the Strozzi fragment added, and, In deed, some of the delineations appear bet ter, while others uip to the present con cealed come out clear to view. Of those hitherto concealed, one shows a hand hold ing two lances, another almost the entire head of a centaur with name attached. Two lances alone remain to record the damage done by the blow. One, of the spot where the stool smashed to powder the thin shell of the vase; the other, that a certain visitor, profiting by the confu sion caused by the rebellious act of theI custodian, appropriated to himself a fallen fragment. Milani, who has delineated his make-up by a good representation, has also added here the piece pocketed, and It is to be hoped the purloiner by this means may be traced and its restoration obtained. The most celebrated of antique ceramique1 ware is the masterpiece of Ergotimos and Kltias, the most important monument of the temples of Solon and Pisistratus, the most precious Codex of the primitive po-] etry, as Milani states it, referring to the Francols vase, turns attention now to an~ admiration of Grecian art of the first or der in the sixth century before Christ. Noticeable is the purity of its form and Its black figures on a reddish ground. To the I studious Is of Interest the delineation ofi figuring, representing heroic enterprises and t the effigies of the gods connected with I myths and poetry.4 Greece glorified in Achilles, son of Peleus and Thetis; Attica. which the ancient epi- I gram declared to be the Greece of Greece1 Itself, glorified In Theseus, and these form the fundamental theme of the wondrous1 figurations, which, chiefly due to the skill of L. Ar Milani, presents Itself to us again with new light from the very ruins them selves, in better preservation than before, Gambling in lNew York Society. From the Chicago RecordJHerald. But society In high life-at least in New York--is showing a distressing tendency to1 kick over the traces of the ordinary frivoli- I ties and Indulgences of the idle rich, Word comes from New York that bridge whist and poker no longer satisfy the cravings of society for exciting diversion. They haye i been crowded out by roulette in a manner I that promises to make it "the rage "of the winter," Roulette parties in private homes have already become very popular. Since the closing of several "high-class" gain- I bling houses it is reported that many homes have put in complete roulette outfits and< have arranged to have professional crou piers come in and manage the banks so that the members of the swell society may be secure Iomn the temptation to cheat each I other. It is only a question of time, of course, when the high-ball society will find roulette a very tame and tiresome amuse ment-and then will oome prize fights, bull- I fights and three-card monte parties. Refore the Hunt. Frean Puck.1 "The aniseed beg wouldn't be very pop alar' on thle other side." "No; but in this country it moves in the I bae scet.,' WISDOM - IN TROERB8 loNE "an- SAYINgg DRO.A1RD WIrii Luw That Do Wb ambody en EthiaL Pro.spt- XM .hat Ar Bad. 'om the London Cinontele. Of man's waywardness. there is surely no Petter Illustration than a fairly oompen lions sliamnary of hIs proverbial wisdom. dr.- F. E. Hulme has collated .the sayings if popular sages in all climes and L cen wries. The study of proverts, he tells us. ;bows "how- beneath the burning sun of 3engal or Ashanti, in the tents of the .rees or amid the snows of Lapland, the houghts of men on the great problems that onfront the race are striking at one." In ;pite of this assurance,- Mr. Hulme is com idled, in the counte of his discriminating oages, to show that the thoughts of men. Ls expressed in proverbs, are often dis crdant, and even effeusive to his sense of quity. Webster's7definition- of a proverb ts "a common or pithy- expression which mbodles some moral precept or admitted ruth," provokes the remark that "some ew of these popular sayings are not alto rether m9ral in their teaching." Admitted ruths in Lapland may be questioned in a nore complicated society, and the burning iun o' Bengal may- breed a license of iy.perbole distasteful to more temperate Lnd less populated regions. Lord Chester leld said that proverbs were beneath the iotice of the "man of fashion," and Mr. IuAme dismisses this opinion with scant eremony. But he may remember that ?olonius was ful f proverbs, and it seems ndisputable that Lord Chesterfield had the .learer head of the two. Sayings of Polonius. It is all very well to say that proverbs 'are for the man of the busy world a store touse of practical wisdom," but we sus iect Shakespeare of a sly suggestion that hey were of precious little use to the chief dviser of King Claudius. The busy man if the world might pay more heed to them f they were of less doubtful utility. "Mur ,er will out," said Hamlet, but he had the Jristance of a ghost, and at-Scotland Yard hat kind of detective is not available. The amous assertion that early bedtime makes is healthy, wealthy and wise is not cor oborated by experience, or, as a humorist emarked lately, the Covent Garden por ere would be the wisest and wealthiest of nen. "Rolling stones gather no moss," and 'et there seems to be profit in the travels if Mr. Harry do Windt and the tours of lir Henry Irving. "Let sleeping dogs lie" 9 not more helpful to the reformer than lord Melbourne's petulent question, "Why an't you let it alone?" That "he gives wice who gives quickly" is not a saying hat would always make a small and early emittance more welcome than a subse uent donation from Mr. Carnegie. There Y a French proverb that bad bread is good o the hungry, and in rather coarse old Inglish we are assured that "hungrie dogs Dve durtie pudding." Many a man who as had to choose between starvation and oathsome fare must have wondered at the Lardihood of this philosophy. "In vino 'eritas" is not without point, but it is odd hat there should be no proverb for the ather considerable number of hard drink rs who can carry their liquor without dis losures. Cynicism of Proverbs. It may be said, indeed, that proverbs ften irritate by the cocksureness of the ialf or quarter truths. So far from in Licating the benevolent wariness of man n his observation of life, they exhibit him .s an optimist or an unblushing cynic. Sol mon knew the subtlety of evil-doers pretty vell, and yet he could affirm that "whoso liggeth a pit shall fall therein." Profane Listory does not sustain this confidence. 'here is not much warrant in experience or the belief that the wind is tempered o shorn lambs. If it were true that "birds f a feather flock together," the responsi illities of the police would be enormously implified. That there is "a silver lining o every cloud" must be cold comfort to eople whose, clouds- have consistently acked that ornament. On the other hand, he cynicism of many proverbs is some hing shocking. In the Camden collection re read, "Struggle -not' against the treams." a counsel of "cowardly surren ler," as Mr. Hulme justly remarks. 'Every man for himself and God for us .11" is "a mere appeal to selfishness." "Necessity has no law" is a-trifflng with noral principle. "Atroeious, diabolical," is dr. Hulme's comment.on the adage, "Up he hill favor me7 down the hill beware hee;" that Is to sayi "a man should be villing to accept everypossible help in his ipward struggle, and sthen when he has .ttained success trample on those who'be riended him." Atrocious, too, is the say ng, "If I see his cart- overturning, I will ive it a push," but we are relieved to earn that "by hook or by crook" was not riginally the equivalent of "Get money onestly if you can, but get it." Hulme and Harum. Mr. Hulme will hav;e no compromise with uch an injunction as ''one must howl y'ith the wolves," and if he were ac tuainted with the philosophy of David -Iarum he would certainly denounce as 'a flat denial of all honorable and manly .ction" the advice of that eminent horse calera "Do as you would be done by; but to it - first!" "Despicable," says out' noralist is the proverb that "the whole omest meat is at another man's cost." lut what if he give you a better dinner han you can give him? Perhaps the cyn ism of proverbs is not always to be taken Lterally, but is rather a humorous trap for vell-meaning people who are fond of point ng morals. We may travel round the vorld, as 'Mr. Hulme says, "finding in very land maxims of evil import;" but does not follow that they are deliberate y framed/as rules of conduct. The Italian roverb, 'At an open chest the righteous may sin," is probably used on occasions f harmless indulgence. When we say, every man for himself, and the devil take he hindmost," we do not wish to consign he last gentleman to eternal perdition. So Shen a proverb is not SOcksure it is apt to" e a hyperbolical joke or a piece of mis eading Irony. Mr. Hulme denies that "the .bsent are always wrong." They are 'often quite as right as the other people." lxactly, but that is the point. Atrocious Axioms. These are reasons surely for making but paring use of any old saw which is sup osed to be "the wisdom of many and the nit of one." Mr. Humle himself is dis urbed by the frequent contradictions of hose pithy phrases, and the melancholy ase with which they can be misappl-ied. 'Least said, soonest mended," displeases im greatly. "The mental atmosphere in rhich the less said implied the less to be nended would be. we would fain hope, 'a 'ery exceptional one." It is an atmosphere inknown to authors. But the numerous .nd scandalous proverbs about women are reated by Mr. Hulme far too leniently. 'Woman and the moon," say the Germans, 'shine with a borrowed light." What light ani women borrow from the "quaint ear 'asm." as Mr. Hulme calls it, of "Next to o wife a good wife is best?" "Very un racious," we read, is the proverb that there are only two good women in the rorld; one of them is dead and the other a not to be found." "Very ungracious," s deplorably mild. Why not "atrocious, labolical?" Mr. Huime 'finds "consider -ble truth" in Lamartinle's dictum, "There s a woman at the beginning of all great hings;" but he 'quotes as "very happy" he Italian proverb. "Women are wise off tand and fools on reflection." This, it oems, "accords entirely with general ex erience." We will not anticipate what wo sen will say offhand about Mr. Hulme; but is significant that, whereas men have made all the proverbs, women hn reflection to not find the task worth their while, Adaptation to Environment. morn the London abroniele. Adaptation to environment is clearly at rork aniong the popngt and is being aided y the beneficent law which regulates the ale of liquor to ebildten. A visitor to a oclal 'meeting of the l(3urch of England !emperance Societysasket a youthful mem her age, He tephe, as repeating a Fell-learned formula, ?rm eleven on the Inderground, fourteenIn'b a publie house, .nd sixteen at a edalatmneeting." This is .n excellent -instasme af the capacitys ot a tuman being to a~pt himself to chang NOW 2= an@tT meatom.n =------da Rqere for the Sadn. The following inbehm of Congress are to Washington for the winter: Uellatrs. FBYE, WM. P. Me., President, the Ran iltun. Alger,-Rusfell A., Mle., the ArUngton. Allison, Wan. B., Iowa, 1124 Vt. &Ve. Bacon, Augustus 0., Ga., 1757 Ore. ave. BaIley J W., Teka, the Riggs. Bat, Wm. B., Tenn., the Ebbitt. Berry J.& H., Ark., the Metropolita. Beveridge, Albert J., Ind., the Portland. Blackburn, Joseph C. S.. Ey., 1702 19th. Burnham, Henry E., N. H., the Dewey. 'Burrows, Julius C., Mich., 1404 Mass. ave. Burton. Joseph R. Kans., 816 15th St. n.W. Clapp, Moses X., Wnn., the Cairo. Clark. C. D., Wyo., the Normandle. Clay, Alexander S., Ga., the Riggs. CockrelL Francis M., Mo.. 1518 R at. n.W. Culberson, Chas. A., Tex., the Normandie. Cki-om. Shelby M., Ill., 1413 Mass. ave. n.. Daniel, j. W., Va., the Barton. Depew, Chauncey M., N. Y., 1600 H 6t. Dietrich. Charles IL., Neb., the Cairo. Dillingham, Wn. P., Vt., the Cochran. Dolliver, J. P., Iowa. 1415 Mass. ave. Dubois, Fred T., Idaho, the LoudoUn. -Elkins, Stephen B., W. Va., 1626 K St. nLw. , axuanks. t-ias. W., Ind., 1800 Mam. aVe. Foraker, Joseph B., Ohio, 1500 16th st. Foster, Addison G.. Wash., the Arlington. Gallinger, Jacob H., N. H., the Dewey. Gamble, R. J., S. D., the Normandle. Gibson.-Paris, Mont., the Cochran. Hale, Eugene, Me., 1001 16th st n.w. Hanna, Marcus A., Ohio, the Arlington. Hansbrough. Henry C.. N. D., 2033 Fla. ave. Harris, William A., Kans., 1016 13th st. ILW. Hawley, Joseph R.. Conn.. 1716 N St. n.W. Hoar, George F., Mass., 1605 Conn. ave. Jones, James K., Ark., 915. M st n.W. Iean, John, N. J., 1700 I at. Kearns, Thomas. Utah, the Raleigh. Kittredge, Alfred B., S. D., the Shoreh&m. Lodge. Henry Cabot, Mass., 176i5 Mass. ave. McComas, Louis E., Md., 1723 R. I. ave. f.W. LcCumber, P. J., N. D., 1574 22d st. n.w. McEnery, Samuel D., La., the Metropolitan. McLaurin, Anselm J., Miss., the.s bbitt. McLaurin, John L., S. C., the Ebbitt. Mallory, Stephen R., Fla., the National. Martin, Thos. S., Va., the Gordon. Mason, Wzn. E., Ill., 1458 Columbia road. Millard, Joseph H., Neb., the New Willard. Mitchell, John H., Ore., the Cochran. Morgan, John T., Ala., 315 41 st. n.w. Nelson, Knute, Minn., 649 E. Cap. at. Patterson, Thomas M., Col., New Willard. Penrose, Boles, Pa.., the New W!Ilard. Perkins, Geo. C., Cal., the Albany. Pettus, Edmund W., Ala., 84 B st. n.e. Platt, Orville H., Conn., the Arlington. Platt, Thomas C., N. Y., the Arlington. Pritchard. Jeter C., N. C., the Ebbitt. Proctor, Redfield, Vt., 1535 L at. n.w. Quarles. Joseph V., Wis., the Normandle. Quay, M. S.. Pa., 1612 K at. Simmons, Furnifold McL., N. C., the Riggs. Simon, Joseph, Ore., the Raleigh. Scott, Nathan B., W. Va., the New Willard. Spooner, John C., Wis.. 1800 F at. nw. Stewart, William M., .Nev., the Gordon. Tillman, B. R., S. C., 1616 R. I. ave. Vest, George G., Mo., 1204 P at. n.y. Warren, Francis E., Wyo., New Willard. Wellington, George L., Md., the Ebbitt. Wetmore, George P., R. I., 1609 K at. Daniel M. Ransdell. sergeant-at-arms, 230 B at. n.e. Alonzo Stewart, asst. dkpr., The Cairo. B. W. Layton, act. asst. dkpr., The Riggs. Representatives. HENDERSON, D. B., Iowa, Speaker, the Normandie. Acheson, E. F., Pa., 217 N. Cap. at. Adams, Robert, Jr., Pa., 1708 H st. n.W. Adamson, W. C., Ga.. the Varnum. Alexander. D. S., N. Y., the Normandie. Allen, Amos L., Me., 56 B at n.e. Allen, H. D., Kentucky, the Colonial. Aplin, H. H., Michigan, the Vendowe. Babcock, J.- W., Wisconsin. 11 B St. n.w. Ball, L. H., Del ; .the Portland. Bankhead, J. H.. Alabama, the Riggs. Bartholdt, R., Missouri, the Congressional. Bartlett, C. L., Ga., the Riggs. Bates, A. L., Pa., the Normandie. Beidler, J. A., Ohio, 1319 K st. Bell, John C., Colorado, 1135 12th. Bellamy, J. D.. N. C., the Normandle. Belmont, 0. H. P., N. Y., the New Willard. Billmeyer, Alex., Pa., the National. Benton, M. E., Mo., 1731 Q at. n.w. Bingham, H. H., Pa., the Normandie. Bishop. R. P., Michigan, the Franklin. Blackburn, S., N. C., the Grafton. Blakeney, Albert A., Md., the Raleigh. Boutell, H. S., Illinois, the Cochran. Bowersock, J. D., Kans., the Hamilton. Bowie, S. J., Ala., the Cochran. Brandegee, F. B., Connecticut, the Cochran. Brantley, W. G., Georgia, the Riggs. Brick, Abraham L., Ind., the Normandie. Bromwell, J. H.. Ohio. 1843 Kenesaw ave. Broussard, R. F., Louisiana, the Riggs. Brown, Webster E., Wis.. the Hamilton. Brownlow, Walter P., Tenn.. 1018 E Cap. at. Brundidge, S., Jr., Ark., the Colonial. Burgess, G. F.. Tex., the Normandie. Burk, Henry, Pa., the New Willard. Burke, C. H., S. D., the Dewey. Burkett, E. J., Neb., the Dewey. BLrleigh, E. C., Me., 926 15th at. n.w. Burleson, A. S Tex., 1623 N at. Burnett, John L., Ala.. 1221 K at. n.w. Burton, T. E., Ohio, 732 17th at. n.w. Butler, T. S., Pa., 1723 H at. Caldwell, Ben F., Illinois, the Ebbitt. Candler, E. S., Jr., Miss., the Varnum. Cannon, J. G., Ullinois, the Cochran. Capron, A. B., Rhode Island, the Cochran. Cassel, H. B., Pa., the Shoreham. Clark, Champ, Mo., 2 6th 't. n.e. Clayton, H. D., Ala., the Riggs. Cochran, C. Fs., Mo., the National. Conner, J. P.. Iowa, the Hamilton. Coombs, F. L., California, the Normandie, Cooney, Jas., Missouri, the Elsmnere. Cooper, H. A., Wisconsin, the Everett. Cooper, S. B., Texas, the Metropolitan. Cowherd, W. S.,.Missouri, the Hawarden. Cromner, Geo. W., Ind., the Dewey. Cruinpacker, E. D., Ind., the Dewey. Currier, F. D., N. H., the Dewey. Cuhman, F. W., Wash., 922 ML st. nw. Dahle, H. B., Wisconsin, the Hamilton. Dalzell, John, Pa., 1005 N. H. ave. Darragh, A. B.. Mich., the Dewey. Davis, R. W., Fia., the Oxford. Dayton, A. G., W. Va., the Marlborough. DeArmnond, D. A., Mo.. the Varnum. Deemer, E., Pa., 1116 Vt. ave. Dinsmnore, .H. A., Arkansas, 1814 K street. Doglas, W. H., New York, the Arlington. Dovener. B. B., West Virginia, the Riggs. Draper, W. H., N. Y., the Cochran. Driscoll, M. E., N. Y., the Cairo. Dwight, J. W., New Tork, the Arlington. Eddy, F. M., Minln., 511 C st. s.e. Ellot,t, Wim., S. C., .the Normandle. - Emerson, L. W., N. Y., the Normnandle. Ech, J. J., Wis., 924 I at. n.w. Evans, A., Pa., the Varnum. Feeley, J. J., Ill., 1825 G st. n.w. Fitzgerald, J. J., N. Y., 132'4 Mass, ave. Flanagan, D. C.. N. J., the New Willard. Fleming, W. H., Georgia, the Cairo. Fletcher, L., Minnesota, the Richimond., Flood, H. D., Md., the New'Willard. Flynn, Dennis, Oklahoma, 13361 Yale at. Foerderer, Robert H., Pa., the New Willard. Fordnley, Joseph W., Mich., the Dewey. Foss, G. E., Illinois, the Grafton. Foster, D. J., Vt., the Climberland. Fowler, Charles N. N. J., the New Willard. Fox, A. F., Mississippi, the Riggs. Gaines. Jos. Holt, W. Va., 1751 Corcoran at. Gaines, J. W., Tennessee, 1325 G stret. Gardner, A. P., Mass., the Albany. Gardner, 3. 3., New Jersey, the Dewey, Gardner, W., Mich., 1303 Clifton at. Gibson, H. R.. Tenn., 817 14th st. n.y. Gilbert. G. G., Ky., the Oxford. Gillett, Fredk. H., Mass., 142 K ., n.y. (illett, C. W., N. Y., the Hamilton. Glass, Carter, Virginia, the Normandi~e. Glenn, Thos IL., Idaho, 515 2d at. n~w, Goldfogle, H. ML., N. Y., the Raleigh. Gooclh, D. L., KY., the Shoreham. Graff, J- V-, Illinois, the Dewey. Graham, W. H., Pa., the Dewey. Green; H. D., Pa., 1702 0 at. n.w. Greene, W. S. Mass., 1828 H at. n.wm Griffith, F. i, Ind., the Varnum. Griggs, J. ML., Ga.. 1870 California av. roavenor, C. H., Ohio, the Dewey. Brow, Galusha. A.. Pa., the Arlington. Hamilton. B. L., Mich., 1012 13th at. Hanbury, H. A., N. Y., the Normandle. Haskina, K., Vermont, the Riggs. Haugen, G. N., Iowa, the Normandie, Hay, James, Virginia, 1326 L St. Hedge, T., Iowa, the Portland. Hemenway, 3. A., Ind., the Normandie. Henry, Patrick, Miss., the Metropolitan. Henry. E. 8., Conn., 1421 K at. n~w Henry, R. L., Texas, 'the Riggs. Hepburn, W. P., Iowa, 1124 E. Cap. at Hildebrand, C. Q., Ohio, the Cochran. Hill, U. 3., Conn., the Cochran. it,.R.,,Ifl., 15W K st.n.w. itdy, Elias S., Ind., the Ebbltt. ~o~tC. E., Mississippi the Cumberland. Howard, Win. Md., GIa., he Banoroft. Howell, B. F., N. J., the Cochran. Hughes, J. A., W. Va., the Riggs, Hull, I. A. T. Iowai 17o 21st it. Irwin, H.B S. the Normndnae Is.i. . the Hamilton, Jet .M. h tCairo.na - JS , , ash., e. Jones, Win.. ae., te Varnumn. n Joy. Cas. F. Con, Kahn, JTulius the at. Kehoe,/. W. 188Tth at. u.w, Ktcham Cae, . ., he Natisil Eitebln. W. W., the NtionaL Eautts,'T. r. N. . National Knapp, C. L. N.Y. the Nrmandle, Kyle, T. B. Ohio, the Hamlton. Laey, $1. F., Iowa, the Riggs. Lamb. John, Va.. the NauonaL Landis, C. B.. Ind., the Driscoll. Lanham. S. W. T., Texas. the NationsJ Lstifner. A. C., S. C.. the Cochran. Lessler, M., N Y.. the Normandle. Lever. A. F., I. C.. 2W 1st at. n.e. Lewis. E. B., Ga.. the Mzropolitan. Lewis, R. J.. Pa., the St. James. .jndsay, 0. H., N. Y., the Ebbitt. ttauer, L. N., N. Y., the Albany. Little. J. &., Ark.. the National. Littleheld. Chas. E., Me., the Hamilton. Livingston. L. F.. Georgia. 1765 Madison, Lloyd, J. T., Mo.. the Nbbitt. Loud. E. F.. Cal.. the Cairo. Loudenslager, H. C.. N. J.. the Dewey. Lovering, W. C.. Mass.. 1824 Mass. ave. McCall, S. W., Ma.s., the New Willard. McCleary, J. T., Minn., the Regent. McClellan. G. B., N. Y., 14&5 R. I. ave. McCulloch, P. D.. Ark., the Colonial. McDerm6tt. Allan L., N. J.. 1807 1 at. nmw. McLachlin. J.. Cal.. the Oxford. McLain. F. A.. Miss., the Varnum. Maddox, J. W.. Ga., the Metropolitan. Mahon, T. M., Pa. the Dewey. Mann, James RE. Bilinols, 1741 Q at. n.w. Marshall, T. F., N; D. Cochran. Martin, E. W., S. D.. ge Dwey. Maynard. H. L.. Va., the Barton. Mercer, D. H.. Nebraska, 1303 Roanoke at. Metcalf. V. IL, Cal., the Arlington. Meyer, Adolph. La., 1700 Q st. Mickey, J. RosM, Ill., 218 N.- J. ave. LW. Miers. R. W., Ind., the Riggs. Miller. J. M., Kansas, the Normande. Minor, E. S.. Wisconsin. 49 D st. &., Mondell, F. W., Wyo., the Cochran. Morgan. Stephen, Ohio. 206 Del. ave. n,e, Morrell, Edward. Pa.. 1701 K at. n.w. Moody, J. M., N. C.. the National. Moody, M. A., Oregon. the New Willard. Moon. J. A., Tenn.,421 6th street northwest. Morrell. Edward. Pa., Corcoran building. Morris. P., Minn.. 1115 N. H. ave. doss, J. McKenzie. Ky., the Driscofl. Miudd, S. E., Md.. the Normandie. Naphfn, H. T., Mass., the Shoreham. Mutchler, Howard, Pa., the Riggs. Needham. J. C.. Cal.. the Normandie. Neville, W=.. Nebraska, the National. Norton. J. A., Ohio, the Cumberland. Olmsted, M. E.. Pa.. 1758 N street. Otjen. Theo.. Wis., 227 N. J. ave. se. Padgett. L. P.. Tenn., the Varnum. Palmer, H. W., Pa., 1405 I st. Parker. B. W.. N. J.. 1501 Mass ave. Patterson. G. R., Pennsylvania. 1745 Q aL Patterson, M. R., Tenn., the Riggs. Payne, S. E.. N. Y., the Normandle. Pearre, G. A.. Md., 1623 H street. Perkins, J. B., N. Y., the Gordon. Pierce, R. A., Tenn., the Ebbitt. Pou, E. W., North Carolina, the Riggs. Powers. L.. Maine. the New Willard. Powers, S. L., Mass., 1461 B. 1. ave. Pugsley, C. A., N. Y., the New Willard. Randell, C. B., Tem.. the National. Ransdell,. J. E., Ia., ithe Cairo. Reeder, W. A.., Kan., 18 3d st. s.e. Reeves, Walter, 111., the Dewey. Reid. C. C.. Ark., the Metropolitan. Rhea, W. F., Va., the Colonial. Richardson, J. D.. Tenn., 1103 6th st. n.w. Richardson, Wim., Ala., the Riggs. Rixey, J. F.. Virginia, 1272 N. IL ave. n.y. Robb. E., Mo., the Varnum. Roberts, E. W.. Mass., the Hamilton. Robertson, S. M.. La., the Riggs. Robinson, J. M., Ind.. the Driscoll. Rodey, Bernard S., N. M., the New Willard. Rucker, W. W., Mo., 2148 Pa. ave. Ruppert, J., Jr., N. Y.. the New Willard. Russell, J. Gordon. Tex.. the Metropolitan, Scarborough, R. B., S. C., the Metropolitan. Scott, C. F.. Kan.. the Driscoll. Selby, T. J.. Ill.. 109 7th at. s.e. Shallenberger, A. C., Neb., 323 2d at. se. Shattuc. W. B., Ohio. the Cochran. Sheldon, C. D., Mich., the Dewey. Sheppard, M., Tex., the Driscoll. Showalter, Jos. B.. Pa., 1523 N. H. ave. Sibley, J. C., Pennsylvania. 1321 K at. nw. Sims, Thetus W., Tenn., the Varnum, Skiles, W. W., Ohio, the Normandie. Slayden, J. L., Texas. 1631 R at. n.w. Small, D. H., N. C., the Riggs. Smith. G. W,,. Illinois, 1313 Columbia rosA Smith. H. C., Mich., Bliss Bldg. Smith, S. .W., Mich.. 1012 13th street. Smith, W. I., Iowa, the Hamilton. Smith, Marcus A., Ariz., the New Willard. Snook. J. S.. Ohio, the Varnum. Southwick. G. N.. N. Y., the Normandle. Sparkman, S. M., Fla., the Metropolitan. Sperry, N. D., Conn., the Buckingnam. Stark, W. L., Nebraska, 321 2d at. a.,. Steele, G. W., Ind., the Dewey. Stcphens, J. H., Texas, 114 Md. ave. n.e. Stevens, Frederick C., Minn., the Cairo. Stewart, J. F., N. J.. the Gordon. Stewart, J. K.. N. Y., the Normandle. Storm, Frederick, N. Y., the New Willard. Sulloway, Cyrus A., N. H., the Varnum. Sulzer, Win., N. Y., 131 B at. s.e. Sutherland, G., Utah, the Driscoll. Swann, Edward, N.Y., New Willard. Swanson, C. A., Va., the Cairo. Tawney, J. A., Minn., the Riggs. Tayler. R. W.. Ohio, the Raleigh. Taylor, G. W.. Ala.. 1013 P st. Thayer, John R., Mass, the Normandle. Thomas, C. R., N. C., the Riggs. Thomas. L.. Iowa, the Riggs. Thompson, C. W.. Ala.. the Hamilton. Tirrell, -C. Q., Mass., the Normandie. Tompkins, Artiur S., N. Y., the Normandle. Tongue, T. H., Ore., 1416 K at. n.w, Trimble, South. Ky., the Riggs. Underwood, 0. W.. Ala., the Cochran. Vandiver, W. D., Mo., the Ebbitt. Van Voorfils, H. C., Ohio, the Dewey. Vreeland, E. B., N. Y., the Dewey. Wadsworth, James W., N. Y., 1733 K St. Wanger, I. P., Pa., 1217 Vt. ave. Warner, Vespasian. Ill., the Cairo. Warnock, W. R., Ohio, the Cochran. Watson. Jas. E., Ind., the Normandie. Wheeler, Charles K., Ky., the Riggs. White. 3. B., Ky., 13 1st st. n.e. WIlpey, A. A.. Ala.. the Metropolitan. Williams. 3. R.,. Ill., 236 Del. ave. n.e. Williams. 3. 5., isis., the Congressional. Woods, S. D., Cal., the Loudoun. Wilcox, R. W., Hawai., 1302 Roanoke at. Wilson. F. E., N. Y., 608 14th st. Wooten, D. G., Texas, the Riggs. Young, Jas. R., Pa., 1331 Corcoran at, Zenor, W. T., Ind., B at. n.w. Alexander McDowell, clerk, the Dewey. Win. J. Browning, chief clerk, 146 E. Cap. Frank B. Lyon, doorkeeper, 902 M st. n.w. Jos. C. McElroy. postmaster, 214 A at. g.e. H A PEREDl DY DEAD LAWS. Courts in General Are Embarrassed by Statutes That Are of No Effect. From Wilshire's- Magazine. Hof* about 'the administration of justice? Did you ever think how justice "is dis pensed with,"~ as' Mrs. Partington says, in our courts? What Is a court for and what does it actually do? What governs the court that governs us? Dead men. Hun dreds of laws that dead men made and thousands of precedents that dead men es tablished, with a cumb~ersome and compli cated mag~hinery of dead men, have caused our courts to be the despair of all except the unjust and the rich and the powerful. -Mr. Lawyer, hdw can you have the face to sneer at an orthodox minister? You are a thousand times more bigoted than he Is; he has had some modern thoughts, but your business has allowed you to have none. Tell me, If you can, what real, vital, vigor ous Improvements there have been in the administration of our courts of justice while the world has fairly leaped along in other respects, even in religious improvements of the most superstitious denominations that exist in America? I believe that the administration of our courts is vastly worse than the admInistration of our churches. Lawyers are suppose d to be officers of jus tie, but how they bewilder us, -.ow they become advocates of injustice! One lawy is always an advocate of injustice In even case that Is tried. There are not many peo ple who could af~ord to go to law. I am not Impugning our judges and! our juries, but they, with our courts and our- lawyers. are all parts of a system that grinds the souls out of men. Judges and juries are just as good in their way as preachers or manufacturers or workmen are in their way, but look at an ordinary trial in our courts all through its weary length of one. two, three, four, sometimes five, ten and cven thirty years, and see how wicked and! ridiculous it is to call that justice. We even imprison our witneses-nnocent men who 'are unfortu nate enough to witness a crime, who, be cause they are poor and cannot be bailed. are put behind the bars, while we know how many criminals are at liberty. It is possible in Masusetts to kee an inno met man in jail for ten years Ifhe hap pens to witness a crime and does not have money enough so that he may be set free on bal., Suburtsnlte (showing bous)-"Tjds sa spare rooms for eeok% trunks," His tiand-PWhatI Urns she four' trunka?' Buburbmni-"Teu 4em't understand. hese sees the tronas of yrosat cooks who 'ee hw *no yet hay atattel~ ~ trs. stag have GIRI'S STRANGE PETS1 ALL EINUS 0F CXAWLENO Among Ser PlaythIngs Aro Oa Ke-n store, Rattaaes, Tarantulas and Norned Toads, From the San Francieo Eza=mset. Harboring pets whose sting means 648* caressing them, teaching them tricks and attending to their needs and comforts quite as eagerly and affectionately as other girls look after their cats, dogs or canary birdse Is'a favorite occupation with Miss Ulllan Sanderson, who lives among the beautiful oak-covered hills just back of. Nordhoff, Cal. Miss Sanderson is of the dashing brunette type, 'nd is a great social favorite, belng vivacious and witty and possessing a r' markably rich, full contralto voice. To look at her, to bear her sing or speak, one would never suspect that she derived her greatest happiness in life from companion. ship with a colony of creeping, crawling, sinuous creatures or from spending several weeks at a time in. some old shack in the mountains while hunting for new specimeno to add to her lively collection. When Miss Sanderson asked of her par ents that a- room in their handsome new home be set aside for her pets there was naturally some opposition to establishment of a veritable Dante's Inferno within the confines of the family residence; but her whims have always been gratified and, as usual, the girl had her way, the result be ing that one of the largest, sunniest apart ments is thronged with outdoor denizens snakes, Gila monsters, tarantulas, lizards of nany species and other queer Inhabit ants-the whole making a display so fort midable that even Satan himself would drop his pitchfork and run from the scene. Playing With a Rattler. The young snake enthusiast was born In the mountains near a great mine in which her fa1#r was interested, and as soon ad she was able to toddle among the rocks that surrounded the log-cabin home her baby voice shouted merrily at every bug, spider, worm or lizard that crossed her pathwar, She played with them, handling them care fully, tenderly and crooned to them as most children croon to their dolls, and they; seemed to reciprocate her affection by con tented submission. One day when she was three years old she slipped out and away while her mother was busy with household tasks. When she was missed the usual calls failed to bring her. Several hours passed by and the mother became almost frantic with fear, for there were mounta!n lions in the surrounding for ests, as well as many other dangers that might assail the child. A search party wa# organized, and after a tramp of two miles through the wilderness the youngster was discovered behind a huge boulder with an Immense coiled rattler beside her, which she was stroking as contentedly as If it had been a kitten. The snake also seemed to be enjoying it self immensely, and the softly vibrating rattles made a sound like purring. The father, horrified, quickly grasped the babf from danger and then killed the snake. Thf child screamed and sobbed and raged over the loss of her pet and It was many dayd before she recovered her usual aweetnes of temper. Serpents Her Friends. After thalt memorable experience fathet and mother watched the child more care fully, but in spite of their diligence she en. joyed many a play hour with snakes that she found or which she enticed from theib boles. They never offered to bite her, but accepted her caresses as a matter of cours4 and so it was with every nature thing. She seemed to possess some remarkable power that soothed and made wild creatures do cile and tractable at her will. At last her parents discovered that she was carrying on these neetings, and finding that no harns resulted from her strange associates the. gradually became reconciled to her haviu reptiian pets, but commanded that the "beasts" be kept In one place, and be not Introduced Into the general domestic life. And so, with the exception of a huge gopher snake that rids the place of mice, and a few horned toads and lsards that bask on the sunny window sills and catch files. alf the pets are now relegated to one rooti, some having their individual glass cageft while others enjoy the freedom of thq apartment. When visiting In Arizona last year Md Sanderson captured five Gila monsters, and these are really her most cherished pets. They range from one to two feet In length. are fat and soft, and are covered witif bead-lke scalce In colors of black and yet lowish pink. Their owner refuses to con, cede that they are the most poisonous spe cies of the reptilian kingdom, and declare* In feminine phrase that 'they are just too dear for anything." They are not great eaters, and sometImes fast for days at a time. Their favorite food is fresh eggs. Of all these strange pets the tarantulag have proved most Intractable and rebell lious in captivity, but after a period of* careful and systematic training they. shoW a certain degree of affection for their mist tress and will taks fies from her hand witha great amiability. Russian ,Tew's Adaptability. From the Review of Reviews. To dispel an erroneous Inference wE must emphasize that the stunted appear ance of the Jew by no means Incapacitates him from meeting the usual contingencies of everyday life. As has been shown by; Herbert Spencer. tall and muscular men, who can lift great weights, jump great heights or run great distances, are not usually the ones who are fitted to with stand the strain of modern life, or do hard work under unfavorable conditions. In the case of the Jew we may observe the energy he lacks In his muscles is chiefly concen trated In his nervous system, thus adapting him to withstand the hazards of moderrn civilization, when brute force Is of rathet secondary importance. Arriving at New York, the Russian Jeg, finds himself handicapped to a greater ex tent than Immigrants of other nationali ties. Besides the lack of the English lan guage, he also find. all the conditions dif ferent ,from those under which he was reared in his native country. It must be recalled that the industrial development of Russia, particularly the fifteen govern ments of the "Pale," is at least fifty years behind that of the United Sitates. Anyj trade that he may have spent years In ace quiring he must learn over again accot ding to American methods. The only usefut qualification a Russian Immigrant brings over with him to the United States Is his adaptability. This he has acquired during constant migrations for the iast two thou sand years, bringing him in contact with all peoples and their civilizations, and ren dering his organism pliable. This environ ment Is peculiar to the Jews to such an ex tent that scientists are inclined to con sider them a cosmopolitan people, who can live and prosper In all continents, in aRl climates, and under any environment. An other characteristic of the Jewish 'Immi grant is his readiness to absorb and asm ilate new ideas, new sentiments, new con ceptions of life, and In the course of one or two generations the descendants of that uncouth Russian Polish Jew appropriate American modes of life and activity, and are no more to be distinguished from the surrounding population. It is all due to his reedy response to new environment and new spirit of the time. Donisetti's Cranians. From the tondon Globe. A weird story, and one that is likely to constitute the grimmest "souvenir de Doni' setti" ever recorded of that composer, bas just been told by the Zuricher Zeitung.Tq master died at Beramo in 18iS, wl northern Italy surged -with the anti-Aus trian upheaval under Charles A.sert, an during an autopsy of the body e. shell fel in the room; scattering the doelere, who left the body behind them, ad it was afo' terward hurriedly wrappdup and burIe43 by a domestio, In u when the remains were esbumed, the head was baend to by miaming, and an appeal was mmdle by adveg. tisement for its resteration. A weB-to-d res=dent, who had for two rease bessen s a skull as bitign es ter, a It answered the dsuiw nak. ehu found to exaotly ft the ii wasnbr with the body.