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Lace Curtains
For a good Notting-ham Lace
Curtain, in very attractive de
signs, 3 1-2 yards long.
For a Nottingham Lace Curtain
that is sold regular at $1.6S.
For an excellent Nottingham
Lace Curtain, 60 inches wide and
3 1-2 yards long. Worth $2.25.
For a Nottingham Lace Curtain
that has the appearance of Brus
sels net.
Real Nottingham Lace Curtains,
fine quality of net and the most
desirable designs. These cur
tains cannot be duplicated for
less than S4.50.
For an Irish Point Lace Curtain,
in desirable patterns, good qual
ity net, would be considered a
bargain at $2.50.
For an Irish Point Lace Curtain
that was sold for $5.25.
For a fine Irish Point Lace Cur-i-iu,
in handsome designs, and
i -ell worth SO. 50.
i'e have Lace Curtains from
to $25, and are showing many
ldsome effects in the latest
For a pair of Chenille Portieres
with prettj- dado and heavy
fringe on top and bottom. This
Portierfe usuall3" sells for $3.25.
2p3. Z) .
A Chenille Portiere with
double dado, making a very ef
fective hanging. Regular value,
For a pair of Fine Quality Che
nille Portieres with artistic dado
and heay fringe. This Portiere
when hung has the appearance
of velvet Worth $6.
We are showing some very
prctty hangings in Tapestry Por
tieres, with drapery tops, as low
in price as $4. 19.
Curtain Poles and Trimmings
given free of charge with every
pair of portieres.
Silk Finished Roman Blank
ets or Couch Covers,
More silkv ones at $ 1 .50 and
Window Shades at prices lower
than asked elsewhere.
416 7th St.
Ono of the Creator.! I'rojeols Eer At
tempted In the .State.
in this Slate is the reclaiming of 1C.O0O
acres of land by the Meadow Land Improve
ment Company.
The lund which this company is reclaim
Ins is a cypress pond near Orange Lake,
between Cilra and Sparrs, near Alachua
county line. The Innd is to be reclaimed,
says the Galnsville Sun. by digging a canal
fifteen feet to thirty feet deep, and sixty to
eighty feet at the top.
The canal will run from the pond to the
Ocklawaha river, a distance of nine miles.
The completion of the company's canal
system from the Floridab Central and Pe
ninsular Railroad oa the west, through
the tract, a distance of eleven mile1; to
the famed Ocklawaha river on the east,
willgivoa water route via canal. Ocklawaha
and Bt. John's rivers (regular laics of pas
senger and freight steamers ply these great
inland walerwajsi to (be A tlanlicseu board.
This will insure n competitive route and
corresponding low freightage for market
ing crops. The canal will be free to set
tlers. liiifelniWH FIrr-t.
"Now," said the Mnrjland first citizen,
"having recited the Lord's Prayer so
beautifully and earnestly in unison, I will
read, for youradopliou, my resolution coiir
Scmnatory of the Armenian out "
Fifty First Citirens-IIold! Wowl Wow!
Yoo-oop! Waghl Hey! IBank! Blank!
Blank! We must hang the blank nigger
first! Cleveland riaindealer.
ann Fortier,esB
Music Is .One Hundred Years
Old in America.
They Show Historic Groups of
Faces From the Senate
and House.
So small a thing as the turning out of
the gas by the gas man, who was sleepy
and wanted to go home, put avtop to
the felicitations of the season after the
last performance of the grand opera
last spring.
The touching off of tho gases this
autumn is the signal for Its commence
ment. Tho Metropolitan Opera House
Is once more ablaze with light. Light
not alone from the gas nun's efforts, but
bright rays from the sparkling cjes of
Uie beautiful -women present and the
flashings of lite Jewels-tbcy wear.
No city In tin- world has Ihefacllitics
for grand ojera which New York boasts.
Not Paris, nor Berlin, nor any of tliose
who have been for thousands of jcars
In the very home of grand oiwra. New
York builus hotels lor opera goers, she
provides elegant carriages to convey
them back and forth, sho has built the
finest grand opera house in the world
and her citizens spend a fortune annu
ally to bring the sweetest singers of the
world here. This year the subscriptions
for the boxen amounted to $5u,0(Ju more
than last ear. What n fortune truly
must be the whole stun which New York
provides aumtali) !
Gr.tnd opera iu New York now is not
like the grand opera of tue oh: tvmiu
as It used Iu be, as it is now. In the
home of Wagner musicians do not sit
calmly in -a bundle in the orchestra and
play their sweet notes for a sjiilllng,
limiting audience to appreciate or let
alone. All, no. They play to be heard,
to be applauded or to be bitterly con
demned. In the old days a musician who plajcil
a false note might ej,pect to be set upon
by the foremost of his infurlati-d listen
ers and dragged from liis seat in the
orchestra. Iu the first moment of wild
rage, his coat, his hair and even his
precious instrument might suffer dem
olition, while by his side a musician
whose sweet strain had risen In soloic
harmony above the others would be lift
ed from his scat and pulsed frantically
dov.--' the a'itte: ce. ki Mil aim iii-gum.
smothered and cried oier by turns, un
til iKirne triumphantly back to his seat
with his brother musicians.
Yet, wittuilltl.oapathy of the New World,
with all Its Indifference, its chatting, its
merry making, and its carelessness, New
York Is today the greatest home of grand
opera in the world. It makes Ihe oiiera
what It should be, an entertainer, an edu
cator, a means of tocjal delight and moral
benefit. And to prove that it is nil these
things i t brings loget her night ly t he "sho w"
men oT the-conutry, the men whose names
we are 'proud to mention along with the
financiers, the olillcians, the liarnstcrs of
the whole earth. It hring3 out our states
men, and God knows they nre the men of
whom the country is proudest.
( tOiQf
Henry Clown and Ulbrldgo T. Gorry
In tliu Morton llox.
Money kings frequent the grand opera,
too. They pay thcruoney.assomebody said,
and the high professional people do the rest
Certainly the money kings putuptbemoney
by the thousands by subscription, by bid
ding, by contribution, aud by private
method', until tbegrand opera is an assured
thing; and when they boast it in their midst,
none prouder than they that their efforts
are appreciated by the men who are not the
traslnes-i force of the country, but Its
brains and dignity.
People who come to New York for a
night at tho grand opera arc lost in the
absolute marvel at the faces they see.
"Why, I am in the Senate halls," they ex
claim, as their eyes rest upon a man whose
voice In Ibe Senate Is a familiar sound.
"Yes, and herels the House of Representa
tives Look at the faces. Are they real,
or are (hey wsx figures come lo stay In
the boxes for the season as additional at
tractions to the music? Look at Erlcel
At Morton! At AThitneyl Yes, and at
Cornelius Bliss! And" The rest is lost
as the panorama of faces spread out beore
them. It is like viewing'an illustrated edi
tion of the bulletin boards of the world.
Not a face is lacking.
It is said that io go to the Metropolitan
Opera House and have a scat In a parterre
box for a night Is to insure one's position
In society In fact, there is a certain well
known lady who introduces her protege In
this way: "Come with me to the opera
Monday night. You will then know every
body." The quick succebs of the protege
after tills general introduction argues for
the verity of the assurance.
Everybody knows everybody else in this
queer maze of boxes. Llko little coops they
rise ono behind the other, and each o'er
topping the last by a little way. Between
them is a little velvet upholstery, a few
heraldio designs in gold and silver, a little
gold scrollwork. But all are together. Word
is exchanged freely between the boxes, and
thcownersot the different ones comeand go
without regard to tho box whlih they may
or may not own. Tho fact that they are
inveterate opera-goers Is enough. For this
sociability many go to the opera. Tirst for
the sociability, then for the music.
Levi F. Morton Is the most confirmed, the
most inveterate of opera-goers. It Is said
when asked to take tho nomination for
governor, he replied: "But I shall miss
my place at tho grand opera."
The Morton box is parterre box No. 1C,
and it Is filled every night of the season
by some of the members of the governor's
largefauilly. Mrs. Morton never Ic.tvcslier
husband for long at a time, hut the two
fiiid opportunity to run down from tho
capital, where (he gubernatorial diitien
keep the head of the house, and incidentally
to remain over night.
Last winter Mr. Morton c.ime down one
blizzard day, mid for hours he drove
through the city. Here and there, tip sloops
and ilimii steps, into high buildings ami
through long ones. But ecr burning on!
Two cabmen from the Metropolitan Club,
where the Governor gets his carriages,
were tired out, but still the Governor hur
ried on. "What's your rush?" asked a
rrlend as with a hurried grasp of the hand
the executive leaped into his cab.
"Gut to gel through by night going to
the opera," called back this Inveterate
During Mr. Morton's long stay in Taris
he went Just as regularly awl knew almost
as many FrenUi politicians a here.
Another politician opera-goer is William
C. Whitney, whose parterre box, No. 30,
will lie graced by himself this jearand his
.family. Mr. Whitney has a way of gather
ing up people who have no special boxot
their own, as well as the so who 1 ae. Tor
a siat in the front of his favorable box.
He gather-, botli society people and pro
fessionals. Mr. Whllncy may be called the father of
grand opera in America because he, inorl
than any one else, encouraged Its first pro
ductions In New Vorlc on a grand scale.
Mrs. Whitney supported It with her money
ami her social imluciice, and iir. vviiitney.
thelndcfatlgalile.uncfcivlltwlth hUcommun- I
sense ideas. For a season past the Whitney
box was empty, or without its original
owner, but this season the bright face of
the Secretary will be nightly in its place.
Calvin S. Hrice, that wonderful man who
has come from a final! beginning to flrt
rank politically and socially, is another of
s i hhlswireand
daughters he Is nightly in place. He Is a
singular appearing man, always singular,
yetnevcroutorplaee.' AnadmircrofCalvhi
S. Urice, looking at hlininhlsboon oneof
the opening nights of the opera, exclaimed
"Look at Cal. Ilrlce! Looks as if he had
been born iu a dress suit and broadiloth.
He is a gentleman of the stamp that does
not fcn.iw when he's dressed up. He Is un
conscious and above clothes. Vou ought to
i see htm, as 1 have, with trousers tucked
In his boots ami overseeing a railroad job.
Cal. Hrice Is good enough, yet not too good
for anything!"
The list of the other "old im derates"
is as long us the list of famous civilians
nt the rotintrv Klhriilire T. Gerrv. Adrian
I Iseliu mid the other tsellns, the Iioosevells,
TV. C. "Whitney.
Calin S.
the Clews family and all the great liankers,
.from ,Pierpont Morgan and Addison Cam
mack to V. O. Mills, IVhitclaw Iieid and
the Goulds. All have their boxes and all
entertain nightly the celebrities who may
be vislllng New York. Grand opera every
night In the week is a show In itself, even
If one were screened from the stage and
could see only the boxes.
When the boxes fill on opening night
It Is a grand sight at the opera. The
lights are twinkling brightly, the air is
perfumed with the violet spray that Is
sent from the compressed rubber machinery
around the house,- filling every chink nnd
curtain with Its fragrance. Silently the
ushers stand at the back of the great hall
waiting for the first arrival. A carriage
clatters up to the door. A rustle of
alighting silks and satin. Another rat
tle, another carriage, more rustling, more
rattling, the carriages are coming thick
and fast now.
The opera boxes began to be alive
with lovely, moving creatures, yet they
are women, women so lovely that the
heart of you Is lost.at the sight of their
snowy softness, their dignity, their
hauteur, their grand dame air. The
opera house brightens. There is a clash,
a crash of the orchestra. The murmur-
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Sacks and Cutaways none worth less
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Ing ceases. Over the front of tfte boies
bend the women. Their Jewels glitter.
Earth has sent forth all its richness for
this musical night.
Music, heavenly maid, was young in
New York about one hundred years
ago. Her first notes were sung in the
old Park Row Theater, upon the pros
cut site of the New York's newspaper
row. Gradually it moved uptown, chang
ing and broadening all the time, going
from a small matter to a high-priced,
very rich one. Now It Is the badge of all
tliat Is rich and elegant, costy ud ex
clusive, 'Intellectual and ennobling.
Looking up Into the facrs of the very
distinguished nudlcnce-one sees writ
ten in their fa cestheTwtinuNiglit thought:
"If music be the food of love and intellect
Slmi Henry Olona.
play on. Olve me excess of It." Thor
ough enjoyment of the scene is depicted on
every face.
And no one looking iupon the brilliant
scene could question the ideaof Shakespeare
that the man 'who has no music In his
soul must be fit for treason, strategy and
New Hcdfordern Will See "Wales.
The schooner Grace Webster, Capt". Cross
man, reports that while on her way from
New York to Portland, about ten miles
off Wood Island, she sighted a whale
about seventy-five or eighty feet in length.
He came close to the vessel and could be
touched with a boathook. He made sev
eral attempts to strike the schooner with his
flukes, and for more than an hour continued
bis remarkable acxobatlc -performance,
standing on bis head, with his tail wag
ging In the air, most of the time. He seem
ed bent on hitting the schooner, and it
took the best of good seamanship to pre
vent an encounter. Finally be lheaded
away for the westward. There were three
or four other whales In the vicinity at the
time. New Bedford Journal.
The Ban Francisco papers say.that Mayor
Sutro of that city has a peculiar hobby. He
li a modeler in clay and dough.
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Reminiscences WiiicD Hay Be More loan
Story ol the Aulnor's Sell.
Bits of Absorbing Foreign dosslp
Which Are Not Told by Cable or
Through Ocean Malls.
Very startling Is tae tone of theiiii-molrsof
Henri Itoihefort that are now appearing se
rially in one of the great daily papers of
Taris. It has generally been supjiosed that
so red a rciolulioulst would have scamped
tbe period of his youth, w hen he was a lit
tle nobliniaii among bis aritocratlc kins
folk of high degree.
But the ex-communist, on the military,
seems to take a pleasure in cxjutiatiug on
the loftiness or his lineage, on his blood
relatldrouln Willi the princely hou-.c of iJe
'Itoh.ln and that of Montmonncy.
There is probalrfy no one in France, not
even Daniel Wtlton, the son-iulaw of the
Jate President lirevy. who pu-sc-'scsi-ueli u
perfect collection or gossip concerning the
most notable personages of the lmierlal
reign, a well as of the lttpulilit.ui regime
thti succivdcd it. He Is intimately ac
quainted Willi tiie skelttoii in every cloet,
and what r.imlly Is there that has not a
tkeletou or some kind or other which it
strives to kt-ip out of sight?
He has, for ln-tance, all the documents
showing that General, the .Marquis de Gal
liffet. the most dashing invalry leader of
tho French army, deserted his regiment
wm-n It was ordered out to the Crimea, aud
was arrested by theiKiliceon a warrant asa
.deserter, and comptllcd to cmliark for the
scat of war by force.
There is literally no end to the awkward
and forgotten secrets teniliugloconiproinisc
great names that he fully knows, ami eitry
imagiuablc effort has be'ti made by the Ho
unpartiMs. the royali-ts, aud by a host of
prominent republicans to appeal to hU for
bearance and kindness of heart.
For the man has. a cry soft heart, far
more so than most people imagine, and iu
spite of all the democracy of his cxpres-cd
opinions, lseery liila mucli an aristocrat
In breeding, feeling aud ideas as his most
Intimate friend and fellow-republican Mau
rice de Talleyrand-Perigord, who bears the
title of Due de Dlno and is married to a
New York girl, Mrs. Fred Stevens, the
daughter of Joseph Sampson.
No one has known more of the ups and
downs of life than himself. Reared In the
grandest houses of the noble Faubourg at
Paris he has been condemned to death as an
anarchist and as a leader of the commune,
aud at one moment the idol of the people,
the next day he would find himself almost
lynched in the streets as an object of popu
lar hatred.
Itcpeatedly exiled, Imprisoned times with
out number, sentenced lo penal serutude
for life, escaping through a country in
fested by cannibals, ami subsequently In an
open boat across the Taclf ic from New Cal
edonia to Australia, there Is practically no
limit to his experience, and certainly his
reminiscences cannot fall to proe es re
gards his own personal adventures and the
scandals concerning prominent people
tlie most interesting memoirs published
since the beginning of the century.
Poor Archduke Joseph of Austria, who
only six weeks ago Io6t his second and
favorite son, Landlslas, In sucii a tragic
maimer, through an accidental discharge
of his gun while out shooting, has come
-within an ace of losing h is eldest son, Joseph
Augustus, in almost tiie same manner. lie
-was out after game, mounted on a pony,
with a loaded gun swung acro Ids back.
Suddenly tho pony brought him to the
ground, fracturing his thigh, and in the fall
the gun went ofr, inriictlng a mere flesh
wound of no particular Importance.
The archduke is a fnt, chubby-faced young
fellow, and is married to one of the em
peror's granddaughters, a sister of that
Bavarian princess who crentcd such a sen
sation three years ago by insisting on mar
rying a young ca airy lieutenant, possessed
of neither name nor fortune, and who Is dis
tanUy related to the Baron Seyfrled, who
Is the chief executioner and hangman of the
Austrian empire.
The Duke of Orleans seems determined to
forfeit every vesUge of prestige and con
sideration. His uncle, by the way, the Dnc
de Chartres, who served under Gen. Mc
Clellan in the late war, had A narrow es
cape from being burned while staying will)
Lord Galloway. atCumloden. theothcrday,
losing most of his effects in the flauies.
Cumloden stands on classic ground, being
the identical site g'iven by King Robert
Bruce to thesonsof theold womanln whose
hut he hnd the historical interview with the
spider. Cumloden is a beautiful shooting
lodge, and was almost totally destroyed
much in the same manner of the Duke of
Fife's highland residence. Mar Lodge, a
year ago.
From St. Petersburg comes news of the
suicide of Prince Dlmltri Gargarine, at
Katarinenburg, by sending a bullet through
his brain.
He was formerly one of the most brtlliaDt
members of the jeunessc d'oree In the Rus
sian capital, and a captain of the Chevalier
Guards d'Inineratrice. the crack cavalry
.regiment of the Russian army. Suddenly,
Tells the
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RT. Prosident and General Manager.
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Every Overcoat in the lot is cut in the
proper length and style. Your choice of
Blue or Black Beaver Melton or Kersev
On account of the tremendous business we are doing-, we
cannot promise to deliver them tomorrow, but we will
guarantee that -ou shall get them not later than Tuesday.
STOKES 412 4th Street S. E., Cor. 3d and .Md. Ave. N. H, 18 7th Street
N. n., igo4 7th Street N. W Cor. Washington and
-Monroe Streets. Anacoslia.
tiring of his useless existence, he withdrew
to Katarinenburg, where he devoted him
self to the establishment of a number of
verv successful manufactories, which he
ran" on the principle or according a share in
the profits to each of his employes. Mar
quise de ronteuoy.
But lliMiiPnilHTedn,QuotntionTliiit Did
ii-s Well ns the Mtliifr
In the early twenties of Uils ivntury
Mr. Clay was appointed by the legislature
or Kentucky a commissioner to Virginia to
ask of that State that a commission be
appointed to make a definite line of de
marcation between the two States. Upon
his arrival in Richmond he was received
with great court ey by Its mostdlstlnguished
citizens. He said that his profession, pol
itics, aud affairs of government had oc-f-nniisl
his time so exclusively that he was
aware of knowing little. of polite liters- I
ture, or the favorite publications of the
day. This prompted him to ask an old
friend whom he knew to be a literary
man to select some lines to introduce i
when addressing the legislature, as a
quotation expressive of his feelings to
the State of Virginia, as his birthplace.
His friend suggested a stanza from Scott's i
"Lay of the Last Minstrel," which he highly
approved, and memorized.
The day appointed for his address found
the galleries, halls, and every available
space crowded with eager, expectant aud
itors, and many beautiful women in bright
attire gave brilliancy to the scene. He
held the attention of bis audience with
entire success until he came to the part
where he meant to Introduce the quota
tion. Then his niemiTy failed him. The
shock was appalling for a moment. He
stood rigid nnd pale before a thousand
watchful eyes, in Ills mind only a blank,
before him a turbulent sea of upturned
faces. Witli a characteristic gesture he
threw up his hands to his forehead, and
in his mint sonorous tones recited the fol
lowing words:
"Brealhes there a man, with soul so dead.
Who never to himself hath said.
Tills Is my own, my native land!"
concluding his speech amid deafening
Every one present had supposed that he
was overcome by emotion, and none but
the friend who had selected the quota
tion for him perceived the cause of his
momentary panic Louisville Courier
Journal, a
Mud to Order and Knocked
Down Dirt Cluiip.
At last It has come, as witness the fol
lowing advertisement In a New York dally
PLOTS Entirely new and original plots
furnished by a well-known author. Write
for rurlhcr particulars to author, etc, etc.
Iu the not very distant future the man
who wishes to write a novel will, no doubt,
go about it In this way:
Scene The sixteenth story of a depart
ment store.
Would-be Author (to floor walker, who
.performs his duties on a small trolley car)
Floor Walker Thirty-ninth floor. Take
balloon to your left.
Would-be Author (arriving at thirty-ninth
floor) May I see some plots, please?
Attendant Right this way, sir. Any par
ticular choice, sir?
Would-be Author Well, what have you in
stock today?
Attendant Almost anything; love, ro
mance, adventure, war, city, suburban,
idyllic, pastoral, detective; got a detective
here that knocks the Sherlock Holmes style
Into an abyss so deep It can't possibly get
out, only 52.89, marked down from $3.
Would-be Author And your love plots
Attendant, enthusiastically Oh, I've got
several beauties all cheap, dirt cheap.
Hero's one of the"She married a cart driver
who proved to bo only n poor duke" style.
I'll let you have It for $2. No profit
in it at all. I assure you.
Would-be Author I think I'd llko to get
one laid in the lwmbler -ivalks of life,
say a
Attendant Here you are. Just ex
? Vzfo
a .
actly what you want. "The mortgage oi
theold farm that was written on a govern
ment bond by mistake." Splendid thing!
Let you have It for 08 cents, since It's thl
last one of that style.
Would-lie Author Perhaps, after an,
I would rather have a war romance; hav
Attendant War romances? Well, I
should say. I've got an elegant assort
ment. No trouble to show good. I as
sure you. Let's see. Here's one or tin
"Ballet that Tie swallowed saved some othei
man's lire" style. Only 79 cents, with
a treatise on the art or making smokeless
powder thruwn In. A rare bargain; likely
all of these will be gone by tomorrow.
Great rush for good war plots nowadays,
Would-be Author And the illustrations?
Attendant Oh, certainly; which plot have
you decided to take?
Would-be Author I'll take this lovestory,
"She married a rich man who afterward
wrote a comic opera and bankrupted his
estate, then what could the lmor girl do?"
I think it has many possibilities. But the il
lustrations? Attendant Just help yourself from that
basket to the right. Yes, them t them.
I beg your pardon, I mean those are they.
Yes, those marked "Love" will suit you.
We have 100 scenes tied up In each pack
age, so arranged that theywlllfltanystory.
You will find full illreetlonslnsiile the plot.
It is really very simple. Jun fill in the
blank spaces with such adjectlvesas youare
partial to. This lewis the author's per
sonality to the story.you see. That will
be $1.29. Thank you. Ca-a-a-s-h!
Would-be author If you get any good
things of the theoophic nature Just lay
them aside for me, please.
Attendant Cert nnly. Your change, sir.
Lovely weather. Isn't it? Good day. Call
again. New Y'ork World,
TJeful Y-oiinir Mulne Woinnn.
Some of the young women of Maine are
seeking fnmc by the same methods that
have proved m efficacious in tho case
of elderly ladles, remarks the Konnebeo
Journal. North Clinton has n young
widow who milks three cows, does th
work for two in the family, drives three
miles ami does a day's work, returning
home at night in lime to milk, mend the
socks, feed the pigs, split the wood. etc.
Then Cannnn has a smart young woman
who, besides doing the housework for
quite a large family this fall, did th
milking and look all the care of two cowt.
the hugs, chickens, horses, etc., picked
fourteen bushels or apples, put them In
the cellar, pulled two stacks of beam,
and hauled In three loads of pumpkins,
and, after digging and picking up fifteen
bushels or potatoes, pulling thirty bushels
of beats and turnips and tweuty-five head
of cabbage, put them all in the cellar her
self. Such undertakings nre bad enough
when necessary.
Sln KntK Her Own Hu-di.
One of our best short story writers once
gavea few domcitlcbliitsirra housekeeping
Journal which graphically Illustrated the
danger in unbridled economy. Her remarks
happened to be uiwn the theme or using up
rcinnanls. She seriously artvUed the gen
eral housewife to do as she did make
periodical Incursions upon the refrigerator
and whatever was found there, whether,
fish, fowl or vegetable, to mix together io
some commodious vessel anil from this un
appetizing compound to make" i requeues,"
as If hash would not be too polite a name
for such a mess. A little later on the
author meutions casually that her family
ore all dyspeptics. Tho only wonder,
says the New York Times, is that they art
not corpses.
Subjects for Congress.
No third term.
The Mouroe doctrine.
The Treasury.
New York Sun
Tht Oldest Home.
The age of the oldest known horse
slightly cnxcded 52 years.
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