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How a* vcrc a punishment uoatraseeaamtm vdod tOf ra heads guilty of violating the so calkd Twenty Kirbt Hour Law" for paatrattn the salawfal et I thioment i f live stock in transporta? tion wan tha U.i-.: f r a stubborn con? test today before the Spromo t'ourt <>t the 1'nited Rata? C??1 for the K * I turnout contend that the unit for fining ralioi.is i.- h<- mom lie .hp mont, while tan legal rcjyr esetaUeea <>f the Haltiim :e A OM] S.i I fcailroad Company battst thst the unit U the train. M matt'It of how man> s< taratt shipment i v .< oiii|ioj n. Some IMtarea t ih. com rnnnnahta the $;o.ooo.imio st award Ofl case. The outcome or the c Ihnil rsy will have a fa'-reach tic cff> ct Many a*f> erate consignments of sto,-k are c.i 't' cd frequently ?' one train, so the sum of the I'cn.ilty baaemsed bj the law. will vary from ?lim to man? limes lino, ati-ording to tkm tastcmna of the sixth d strict reversed that division. The e.i.-o then was brought t ? the Sii|>renie ( urt h) the railroad. Itr.efi on both sides of the controversy have been lilod with the couit. ,'ounsol for tne railroad is headed by .ludson Harmon now governor f oh o Solle nor Qsmnrnj Brmrarn, of the'depart meiu r juttice has direct'd tie tight ' n behuir o. ihe Inited Slat, t In brief of the railroad <?< iinscl, it ? contended that the train is the fMl I of offenses, because live stock is moved in trains. "'If (here be a eotiiln'nieii, in cars beyond twentv-eight hours m transit under the circunist.ineos which con? stitute a vi'Intimi of the .-Mint., it must be the fault 01 the tra n." says the brief. 'Congress ha* not said ?.?heth' r lho offense ; shall be per head I of st~.rk. per stiipm. nt. jkt or l,-ad. or |?er train load. If l'oiigre-s had intended .'here should be a fine of ItML (the maximum penalty for < nc i I. gtv'.atioi! The Italtim re and Oho ?ffensoi. fit eai h head of stock <!<? ?maatsnveetera railroad ssans asmsnrs in Ihe case, hut prscically Si rj et m mon carrier engaged n interstate com roorce In the t'nltod States will feel the effect of the decision This cor.Tn versy was begun when the t'niied States riaatraCI SttuiOSJ l"i the southern district of Ohio, fibd el< von Ol es agsinst th- lt:ut-.m<>re and Oh o So ;ilh western Ita": o .1 i 'in pany. oia-mln:; that i: had can led a* many shipment* of live stock from sh!iM?er<i in variors points n lllit.o s to Oin-innati withoin sml nChan t!i s?o.'k f< r rent, all in ? olation of the Twenty ? gut Ho :r laHW. The railr. ad admitted the shi.>m' nt nnd its detention beyond the statu tory time, but t nvernd guilty of only one offen...- lee.m-c .11 ihe ship ments were carrier" in . lie trsin rx en .sued a willingness :<> pat % fin for one t oiitton. The district cmnrt rraawsssatord tan rase? an.I ^. | ,. ~inrV iw-naliv The c:: il ee'ir" ;l ,v-*ai: fe- tie I FREE TO YOU-MY SiSTFR laved, or f r each shipment delayed or for each car load delayed. It was eisy ' to say am Bearing -in mind the rule of strtd interpretation of ; ensl Ki d-I BSaa the only nasonsblo construe" | < the statues Is that the detention of all st ok on the same train eassatt- | ti;ti - hut one offense. V< ngress (I d if t deem !t to c--s> try ' t. i? m> severe as to permit a fincj f f r ench shipment in a train load containing possibly fifty ship ( ments. when a single fine of J.'.nn would in: wer as well."- I Several loute* lead to the eonelu i ? t'M. .hi sep. rat.- shipment was msSant :^ the basin. th>- gnv? rnm< M (eiitends I Supien enttlo sr. 1-iade I Into . rs I y the carrier and kept there more than :'S hours without unb sdmg tie- ' fi re the ca;s sn imt Into any train. - - s.,ii. ..,r (i. p, ral Howers n hi setef N the train the nnii . f of | len.-e. though -"hete hr? been no t:a.n I if. ?< !?? I the -ame question wh< re - , rraa ta Taw I aaw fnjad I s? <-J*^ % I w il aaC tra* M wt rkarr*. mr lean. lnat> aaea? wwk f? t ?aUirt i ?? i? Mr ?,? *?aasa*a aOaaaaSa. I want V? OBI aO a tWairae?- my r?it.i. i -, aaed st sai I warn ?a mmd fnm i Sn?U Sraa taaaaa. hen rat aawasaicaaw aS aama, aaaaa*. eaN aar saa] aavaty- wa* . that at ?r? ?aa* ymm aiUMm 'a ghm O? ^ sail am sml rs is . ? ' wim. aaat I w.n ?a? < a?? i t ?^S f w? aaaa waaS rmm Sraa at swat, mr at sasSBsm 1? aw ? mf a%B aaS^_Sk i i^.ty r -? i aSsTswaiawS? WTwT3ta> *aa'T " . ft m. ?uenm. hma H . ut Irrar-il a^aailr Irmi. u.a. tattle hail been sidetracked in cars ami the train pn reeded. In the eise ( f cattle not be ng fed after they were unloade I. he claimed the train plain Jy was not meant to !>? the unit. ?'Indeed, the word trio- roes not gnre eccur in the not," he su> - He further contends that this point is proved by means of the provisions icgarding owuei's consent to the < x tenslon of time from H to ."." hjurs. "The owner's consent affects his shipment, and only his, shipment, whether it is in a train wiih Other| i-hpni"iits of live stock or n< t; and! the result is that the rule of con-| duct for the carrier sssTsM as to different shipm> nts. The shipment lie ing the unit as to which the fill en conduct is prescribi d by statute, it tpu t eip.ally to the unit of tho Mr rier's mis: out,ict through violation 01 the proseritied rule of conduet run corning the shipment." The court may tike some time be? fore handing down the decision il i ho case. SANDOW WAS HUNGRY. Famous Strong Man Narly Starved Sciking Job a* Model. I would n-ver say die. WWM there remained ? sculptor unvisitod. and tB course of time I knocked at the door of the etleier of | well.known soiup tor. Ktatik by sjsjm. He answered in person. "l)o you want a model?" I Inqi: red In my best French Hi* 111111' was mighty, and nvnnt to be con 1 liisive. Spurred on by desperation, I rattled out some explaniation. but ho shook h!.' heal and in his hurry to re turn to h s work almost thrust no from the door. In sadness, and with weary stops. ' di .-? ended the stairs, and the I wer Ig-'t the greater became my anger and indignation at the treatment I hM r? reived mi the bottom, in tie- court, 1 stood undecided, but bitter. I'p t-tavrs I had seen through the door vay of the studio tha: Kinik ?.1 vork.ng on a statue . nd? i\ ung t' bSSSM hi clay a Creek god. and thin was 1 with the ? very perfect bodily lb \> lopment he was frying to ropro dure in clay, starr ng ou his d?wi step. It we* more than fie.-b and Id od and an rinptv -t-imi h cm.Id -land The coiirtyjnl was deserted, ine sta-r 1 ase ?ilent. ami none t. ,, Tght Tha ileelded me I ?tr1pp*d t If mv upper garun nt? and wa-ted no time in mounting to Kinik ? stud o 1 ihund ered at the doer It flew o|>en. and I prepared to follow in. but?it stopped on o eh* Ii' Krank was evidently #> ?ermtmt! lhat '?Co - -b'.'ii ! ? ..? \? - v him. He rnav tn the <o? r yelling . pi?ari ntly m ?narr A? i get my krdy 'n. I thru* nn mm arm ? p;-sl Krank, tor a moment h? wns truck down The nnt instant h? had removed the chain and pulled me into the ?tudio. where I ?l"Od with hb gage Used upon In profound admlra ti^n of my nun i||nr d? -.el j.m<T.' wheh held him apeerhkrss Then hi' i\.s agieam with e?f i'ement. he I? i h "o ? If upon tri'-, n.id. ?? i Ihe wny of for? lgn< rv rsihijofl m? in h? add rnthu ta?m. k salrig w en both ? berks, while | thanked heaven thai my persistency had me! ? ?th Its reward Mr an?r?t? at *re mowtent was bowe?er t<, ba f? d. not ?dmred. and ending tha? he wie a *???? ?11 MM. attaaiaath when I had mm my ?r?? applkot). n endent"rM tn p?r -uadc hira t<i see me /dripped ho hail I feigned ignoance of my language, I told h in that I was liupngry?roven ous; that food had not nasse?! my lips for three days. My heart gave a hound of joy wlnn he replied: "Terrible, my po r fellow,terrible lie exclolmrd. "Vou must have fooii at onee. and then." be added, "you must MM and sit to me." A few minutes later I was enjoying the murh-U.ngeil for meal in a negh boring cafe?a meal 1 shall never for? get, Lr steak followed steak, and still Hinuher, with the best part of chicken end a bottb- of champagne, which Krank ordered to celebrate what hi called his "Und." And then I lived Lgain.?Strand. COLONY OF DRUNKARDS. This is the Plan of Rill Introduced at Albany. Senate lull N*n ?.">", Introduced by , Mr. Orady at Albany, represent an I elaborate attempt ti regulate througa Icl rtet provisions the treatment of I Utl br.ates in this city. } This bill, a hich has the indorse ment I of the State Charities Aid Asscciat on. provides for a br.ard of inebriety, a I boa fAt>l and industral cdony for in lebriates. and a regular system com mitments and \ indes. It propose-, in 'i-hnrt. to put habitual drunkards upon a particular ba-is as public offenders, and to substitute a regular course of dealing with them for the present, of? ten expensive, lack of discriminating system CarcMl t'mug'it his been g'.ven t > this b 11. Au important feature is the differentiation of purely aioholi. cases, calling Ter treatment in isola? tion from cases 'n which rr:mim! tend'nc:es are added I" ex's-iv indulgence in drink Kormmg a gen eral argument for the m<-t?ure on the economic s tie are the figjires on al 'helic repeaters"' at Be'levue and other pubiic institutions, recently c^-1 irct-d bv chanties ad agents, show ;ng the waste'uln? ss of the r mine 11nee?s ,>f nding a continuous line el "drinks" through the |>o?'re courts. !?? -pi:ai?. and workinghoi:si s perhaps no public problem has been ib ilt with more variously, even frlv oiou.-ly. in pubfc oftVlal hands than this of chronic drunkenness. It is ? long list and mar be a helpful ?top fnun the -fin or ten days" ronvenc-in t ? the serious and expert considers ' -T invited by the Grady bill ?New York World. "The Spitfire," by ?Tdwarfl Peplc. "f The Prince Chap." was i this week tn Boston by the I hn Craig stork eonapany |t at a cat ;ra! cnmi-dy the irst three arts takng pl?re on the vaoht Spltllre. rhich is iirokeQ up in a realistir riorm at s*-i The last act takes place on the Jersey raa?-t. Ii is r* d ' M ..f n.manca and . on" Sa vert ? Soid-er s Life. (?'.'< hsa death from sh"t and ?b- II in ' ??r was B?nrr agn-eatd' lo| ? \ m '?? -r Keasp To?. ;h?n f? irg i' Ikon what doctors said was j raanaasnsien ? i r niracted a stub ? t-orn i old.' be wtrtcw. 'thai ili-v+'iH 1 " <- "gh. Ihat stuck to on- in -,. '< of a'l n-medi.-s for rears My weight ran ?wn in I.?* \.r ?od* Thea I feesran i ? t" Ko.g's New IMsrnveiy.' nblrh r r.|i't<lv i H red me I nni ( w?igh lTo pounds" For (Vcnrh* Cvdd-.' I a?irifi? Astbaaa. IP m?<rrh >ge. 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