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THE MORyiyQ- TIMES, EEIDAY. MABCH 5, 1897
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D and E J'Jioiii. 68. SSXDS)3XHXSXi)SS5SSSSSS 1 Electric Power 1 1 For Printing Plants. 3 ir j on want more printing busi es ncss jou must be nblo to make fe lower bids To make lower bids jou S3 must reduce expenses, and to re & duce expenses jou mutt substitute electriciij Jor steam pevver It is K) not onlv cheaper, but better. Ask g us questions 1 U. S. Electric Lighting Go. S 213 11th st mv I'hoiie, 77 ESSSXESSSCS3!SSS2S5XSQ 1.19 Rich Plaid Waists f - $1.69 Dress Skirts "8C S& I ELofPl S&9 904-90G71U St. -A- double busy week here, but not too busy to givo prompt attention to "phone or postal orders Not too busy to dellv er the work, just -when it's promised. STEAM LAUNDRY. Cor. Sixth, and C Streets. 1-ook at our 50c Bone Corset at 33c EISEEifWiAfiJfrs, 06 7th st a w. 1921-1920 Penn ave ifllL I ' St- i -V w I I 420, 422, 424, 426 7th St. CKS &SSS ft5i3 2ia t- eva- -,- ! After the crowds i s s salt gum s G a HETIR1NE MITE LIFE Mr. aud Mrs. Cleveland's Depar ture From the While House. RATHER A PATHETIC SCENE Thoy I.oft tbe Mansion by tho Hear Entrance Mis. Cleveland Was "Whirled Sti night to tho Depot and 'look Train for Piincetou. Her Husbund "Went Ducking. The departure of the Clev elands fiom the Whito Bouse w as In ameasurc, pathetic The ex President aud his vv I re eacii took their leave rrom the back or bouth en trance It w us going iu at the Trout door undout at the back door Mrs Uevelu'id stopped onlj about fiv e minutcb utter slit had received the new mistress or the Executho Mansion Thlb, howeicr, -was made uccessarj on accouut or the dtluj or Mrs McKIulej in urihlng Mrs Clee land's arrangements, made borne duis aco. I)roI(led for hnr flinnrturi frnm Mio Cil. Ah 5? IK nnfl Mil. i.rlt ,il .n. ,.1-TJ...) dent TJiomson, or the PennbjUania raid, Aas attached to the train She had barelj time to extend her greetings to Mrs Ale KInlej, and get to the station, although she did go to Mrs Lnmont'b home .or about rie minutes, to baj larewell Ab Mrs Cle eland p issed from the wind ing steps at the soutli entiance or the house where she h id been the' uncrowned iuecn'' for almost eight ears, having en tered it as a bride and the pride of the nation, she ncer looked more bcautirul In her hund she carried a great buneli of iolits, which matched the' ilowers or lier 1 at and the bodice or her drc"s She qtickH entered the carriage, und the bplritedhorseshurriedlybpeedcd toward the western'gate, taking her to the train to bear her toiler new home at Princeton Alt of the sen ants In the house w ere on the steps below, where all shook her hind In gr ite ful remembrance, and in the ejes or her m lids there w died up tears as i f in gner The ev-President did not rem tin more than three minutes in the Blue Parlor after he had accompanied President Mc Kinlej back to the White House after the latter's inauguration He descended the bainc minding steps with a careful though rathert unsteady tread His lame leg was guarded with unusual c ire He used his talking stick and stepped with both feet on each step of the stnirw ly, thus de scending very slowly He was accom panied by Col lohn M Wilson At the bottom or the steps stood the carriage, lUthCapt KobleyU Eatis,latccoinm aider of the battleship Indian i, waiting, and the two were hurriedlj dncn to the wharf, -where they boarded the Maple, a light house tender, destined Tor the Albemarle Bound in Isorth Carolina, where a fort night will bo spent in sport of the field and btream. Mr Cleveland's departure from the White House was not with the air of one w ho regretted his surrender or power and pi ite, but more like one who was glad that his responsibilities had ceased It wustncle es ago yesterday that he entered the Mansion, a stranger to the countrj Ho went out in ISSM, and returned In lo9J His retirement on March 1. 197, v ill, In tho opinion or his own paru, be forever IX President Cleveland left the city vestcrday at 3 37 p in for the ei lit or North Carolina Immediate!) ifti 1 ac- cnmpanjlng President McKmle; riom tho Capitol to the While. Hou-e, he w is driven to tho Eighth street wharr, winro he boirdod tho lighthouse tender Maple, which steamed down the Potomac Mr. Cleveland was accompinied bj Dr Wood and Capt Evans, U. S A , tho latter having been driven to the w harr with lilm in one or the White Hou-,e carriages Dr Wood, w ho al'o accompinied the iurt,, arrived at the wharf more thin in hour before the others, and went aboard tho boat immediately The ex-President and C-ipt Evans were expected at tho vvharr at 2 o'clock but did not arrive until an hour and a hair later Not a minute was lost then in getting ready to cut loo-e, although Mr Cleveland, as he went up the gingpl ink, lid, "It la no uo to hurrj now ' The ex-President was uueiicumbercd by baggageoranj kind He was helped from the carriage by Mato " ilham Mullin In his hand lie carried a hca gold heided cane, and with thit he 6te idied hi nseir as he walked up the gangplank As Mr Cleveland was hurriedlj nuking his way up the gangplank he -was isked wl at was his immediate point or destina tion Without stopping he said ' North Carolina and othei places," and passed on and out or sight An erfort w as mide to learn from Capt Lamberton ho' ong and where the trip -would extend, but he 6iidhe was in total ignorance of the plnns or tho ex-President He Slid, however, that he thought the trip would be con tinued Tor a week or ten d lys He was also or the opinion that the first anchor the Maple would cast would be somevv hi re along the coast of North Carolina It was also stated that lunch had been prepared Tor the party and w ould be sen ed as soon as the boat was well under vv ij Dhner, It was said, would not be tuken until 0 o'clock in the evening TJNCONDITIOXALS, OF ALBANY. Having a Hoyal Time at the Tlnnds of "Washington Friends. The Unconditional Republican Club, rrom Albany, N Y , is being rojallj entertained' by its friends In this city On Wednesday evening the members or the club was tendered a banquet at " illard's Hotel bj Col "Bill" Houghtuling, ex reading clerk or the House or Repre sentatUes Politics were cast aside for the evening, and wit and humor reigned supreme Col Houghtaling, in his ad deisa, said that although his politics were dlametrlcallv opposed tothoseor his guests, he -wanted the hatchet or partisanship burled under a mountain or patriotic sent! mont. A member or the club proposed tho toast, "Long live our friend, theenemj, Captain Bill " It was drunk with en thusiasm Among the guests present w ere Col Fred B Habn, John W "Wheelock, Col "Bob" Strong, Gen Chnrles Bradj , or Philadelphia; Charles Butler, and others Tho club, comprising fiftj members, ia stationed at the Builders' Exchange Gart land's Military Band accompanies it, and last evening serenades were tendered Gov Black, Senator Piatt and Congressman Southwick. ALL ALONG THE POTOMAC THE GREAT FALLS ELECTRIC LINE, "Which Starts from Thirtj sixth street, Georgetown, (The blue cable and the F-street electrio cars going west make direct connection), Takes visitors along in full view or the! PICTURESQUE PALISADES OF THE POTOMAC, The old defenses or Washington, and THE LITTLE FALLS, To the Wonderrul CABIN" JOHN BRIDGE The largest stone arch in the world Built by the United States Government FARE, ONLY 10 CENTS EACH WAY From Georgetown to Cabin John AT THE CAPITOL STAKD. Characteiistic Multitude Witnesses tho Svvearing-In Ceiemonj. The cio wds w eie cnormousiu the v icinity or the Capitol vestciday morning, they crushed up against the staud and waved back in receding degrees of denscness until they straggled out into groups, couples, and rinallj were strings or pedes trians, tangles or human ribbons which had their beginnings uo one could say w here y Big crowds were there, but not so big asepectcd However, none of those who stood under the stand reserved Tor tho privileged thought that there was any numeiical deficiencies Standing in the middle or the thiong that blackened the p'aza, it seemed as if there was nothing but a sea or upturned races from the steps or the Capitol to the gold crowned library palace Everjono pushed and Jostled, elbowed toward the stand iu a per6lst cntlv hopeless m inner, but thioughout kept in good humor. The beginnings or the crowd assembled as early as 7 o'clock A hundred or more were under the shadow of the stand by eight They looked at each other sheep IshI j , and pretended not to be tiev e that they hid giabbed tim rather short!) b j the Tore lock, but said nothing It was verj' quiet up to 9 o'clock Then the clt) below woke up The growing hum swept up Capitol Hill and stirred the waiters In the distance might be heard the rovcllle of stnut-Iunged buglers, the roll of the assemblj drum, or even the spirited music or e irlj bandmen Under the influence or this and the accumulating numbers, the crowd warmed up as it grew , and two Im rs berore there was any hope or seei lg the awaited spectacle the crevices of the groups of waiters had all filled up, and the gathering ussumed the proportions of a multitude A GROUP OF BUSHXELL, OF OniO. HA8TENGS. OF PEN'NSiIYAMA. GROLT Or VERMONT Tho police kept passages clear for the arrival or diplomats, Senators and their mends and the Executives, actual and elect, as thev drove up under the arcade on the Senate side There was really very little cheering for Mr Cleveland and Mr McKlnlev, indeed, they seemed to be scarcely observed, and the cheering all went for others The crowd was rull of the inevitable in divielualities There was the alwajs with us gentleman, who, though all the other thousands guessed the Executive stand was not ror them, supposed he could run the gantlet and pick his place He was run to earth to the accompaniment or lusty cheers There were the practical jokers, who cried Heretic comes, "'andthe irrepressible cranks with their yells and tigers along with them Tired orcheenn'.thecrowd good natured ly took to sinking Thej did it er v nlcel y, too, much better thun many a trained chorus which has essajed the same ramil lar tune3 The Southern contingent sang "Dixie," and the Yankees responded with "Hail Columbia," and from the -volume of both it ma j be Ptiproaed that each court eouslj Joined in the chorus or the other The kodak fiend was in clover, it waB green giass and new mown hnj to him He came earlj , elbowed evenbodj about that he might have a rirst-cln&s roition, asked ror quiet, and then proceeded to "snap" everjthing in sight, saving only two plates, one to "take" the President elect taking the oath, and the other to "catch" tho now executivo making hie speech He will show these pictures to ills children and his children's children, and for the pregnant moment he was as immeasurably happy as only a mortal with a full grown hobbj can be The professional photographers had elevated positions oj poslte the P2ecutlves, retiring -and elect Representatives of the blograph, cinematogiaph, kineto scope and other mov tng picture machines had positions, and herearter those who didn't see Mr McKinley take the oath may look upon the sight and receive all the impressions but sound Mr McKinlej is the first President to be Inaugurated before a moving picture machine Music lor Marylandeis. Tho Log Cabin Club, or Baltimore, sere naded Gov Lowndes and James A Gary at the Normandie at 7 30 last evening They were under escort or the Mar) land Republican Club, or this city, where the Log Cabin Club was quartered during their stay here Inauguration edition of The Times, twenty-eight pages.including sixteen pages souvenir extra, ready today Pric, in wrappers for mailing, Five Cents Jr GOBAN REBELSVERY ACTIVE They Have Gained Several Im portant, Victories Lately. LARGE BODY CROSSED TROGHA Toxnn Cowboys' Expedition Safely Landed in Phinr del Rio Peifect Organization of. tho Iusiiigentb in That Province Woyler Dally Ex pected in Havana. Havana, March 1 Advices received hero show that the rebels have been displajing great actlvlt), and In several encounters sustained with the bpanlsu troops have ob tainod signal victories Incomplete details received from Munzanlllo btdte that Geu Garcia, with 3,000 mm and three pieces of artillerj, met Gen Key, with 1,300 men and three pieces of artillerj , at Costamada A rierce right resulted Garcia, w ith his superior rorces and better position, easily routed the Spani irds, inflicting heavy losses, estimated at GOO, if not over Another report cornea from Matauzas or a severe engagement on the IMth or Februarj Cayo Blllas, Majia Eodrlguez and Carrillo met Gen Molina's forces and obtained a complete vietorj Details are lacking, bnt it is onlj known that seventy four wounded Spaniards were brought Into Cuevitas on stretchers Many dead were lert on the Held Col Gonzalez, comiuaudlng the rebel GOVERNORS ltHV&l' GRIGGS, OF NEYv JERSEY BLACK, OF NEW YORK BRADLEY, OF KENTUCKY Torces in Remedios discrtct, raided the rort protecting the estate or Dolores He rired cannon shots it the garrison The civ 11 guards fleel and abandoned their arms and munitions, tiking reruge in the build ing or the estate Gen Alcjande Rod riguez, now comn anding the rebels in Havana province, attacked two cavalry squadrons belonging in the Pizarro regi ment nen l'ozorcdoiielo He made a v igor ous charge, Tew Spaniarels escaped It is positivel) known that twentj-two were buried and the rest w ere lert in the fleld Man) rumors are circulating reareling Gomez's whereabouts Some state that he is still in Santa Clara province, ar ranging tho organization or rebel rorces Others say that he has returned to Puerto Principe, in consequence or President Cisneros' death, to settle anv difficulties that maj arise on th it account in state afrairs No doubt exists that 0,000 in surgents crossed neir Lajas two weeks ago marching west The) succeeded in entering Matanzas province, and on its borders sustained the encounter referred to above Thlsbodj or men, all cavalry, were commanded by Maj Rodriguez, re centlv appointed in command or the three western provinces, taking Gen Maeeo's plaoe Gen Carillo hasassumeel comm md or the rorces in Matanzas jirovince It is rumored thatthe cowbovs' expedi tion, which lert Dallas, Tex , landed in Pinar del Rio saTely Gonzalo Jarrln a prbmincntsugar planter. commissioned b) Jean Reiz, the ex rebel leader ot the last war, to explore and re port on the conditioner theicbelsin Pinar del Rio, and ir they are willing to accept Canovas' rerorms,savs that he was held a prisoner and then' court in irtinled bv Riviera, but artervvard released Gen RIus Riviera would hear nothing or the rerorms, uot even to hear them mentioned Jarrln describes the organization or, the rebels in that province aspeiTect 0 Gen Rivera has 5(000 men, well armed, thoroughh munitioned and equipped, dis tributed in groups or 100 men or more throughout the province He personall) commands 800 men His ranks are con stant lucre ising from desertions from the Spanish arm) and the terror stricken paciricos who are seeking his protection Since Wejler retiied the bulk or the Spanish force, Rivera has been able to move with more freedom, and he is now reorganizing the piovinco Mail) rumors are floating about as to "Wevler's resignation on account of San guilj's release Some discredit the story, as they say no general can resign in front of an enemy, or less criticise the action of his queen The current belicr is that lie has been recalled in obedience to tho clamor or Spanish people, who arc enraged at his complete failure Wcvler is daily expected at Havana The transport ves sel Legazpi has left for Caibanen to bring hhn to Havana Some indication of his re Iplllll turn is shown b the fact that he has lert Sanctl Spiritus and returned to riacetas He lias made a new distribution or tho Spanish forces in that section, in view or the fact that Gome has returned to Puerto Principe, ir report Is ti uo SCENES ON 'IDE SPHEETS. No Supei abundance of Enthusiasm Eidenced by tho Crowds. The inauguration -visitor arose early yes terday ami lookedeagcrl) eastvv ard Ihero, flooding tho dome of tho Capitol and coloring the windows with yellow light, smiled the bun A cool breeze rl fried and rurried the flags, first brisk enough to larilj and fitfullj unfurl and show them a patch of vivid color against the unsullied blue or the spring skies Nature never biniled upon a President more sweetly ' The March sun Tclt like May" and disused a ealutar), cheering erfect upon the lsitors promenading the Avenue Ihe fakirs followed the crowds, crying their wares, importuning the pass crs by to purchase the ' onlj orignal Mc Kinley badge," the "ofricial program," or some little valueless trinket or ornament One fellow had some Democratic roosters rampant, unsold from the last inaugura Hon He had painted the sign "Dead" upon them, turned them upside elown and was barking In a ting bong strain, "Grov er, Grover, it's all over " Tho rural visoi was quite a feature in the crow ds upon the streets He could usuullj be found urouud the little push carts, eating the restiv e peanut or indulg ing iu the luxurj of a real fresh banana ne usuallv came in pairs or groups and walked in lelsuiel) wonderment about the streets, a cheap cigar between his lips and an "ain't I Just too wicked for any thing" expression upon his face The stands and sidewalks began to fill shortlv berore 10 o'clock and hair an hour later the north side or the Avenue was rairly crowded There was no great crush at anj poiut on the thoroughfare, with the possible exception or the Seventh strcctcorncr The stands had greatvacant gipsinthe tiers or scats The windows and bilcoules were comrortablv rilled but not to a capacit j -testing extent There was undoubtcdlv a great crowd, but not as many as were expected The tliroig massed closer against the ropes as the he.id or the column or the President's escort appeared upon tho A-veiiue The decorated go.it accompanj ing the bluejackets rrom tho flagship Nt w York caused a little ripple of laugh ter to pass along the line Outside of this no applause gree teel the long line of tmops until the "Black Horse Cavalrj," Presl dent McKinle) 's pergonal escort, appeared, and then it was hard to tell whether the slight demonstration was intended for the President or the troops President McKinlej was recelveel cor diall) but not cnthuiastieall) He was feebled cheered b) the crowd in the Lafajette Squaro stand, received some thing short of an ovation ficm the Treas ur) officials, nnd was applaud' d and cheered vhen he pissed the principal re v lew ing stands These people had paid their mono) and came from a distance to see the President, and they cheered when the) did fee him, but the crowds on tho sidewalks, those who coulel not arford to pa) for a reat and stood for &veral hours in one place waiting for the paride, showed no cnthus'asm They would feeblj Join in with the stands as the President passed and then relapso into a silent, passive, sightseeing crowd The kodak fiend was haplj the most ai'iimg feature about the streets The methods he used to outwit the police and get inside of the lines, onlj to be caught aiid cast out, seemed to please thos on the sidewalks better than anj part or the parade Thej would suggest scheme, to 111 in, put an orricer on his track, and then laugh heartilv to sec him and his machine chased elown by a big policeman vrter the procession pissed the crowd broke through th ropes and filled the streets for a rew moments The side walks were cleared surficientlv ror the oi dinar) traTNc in a short time I he re were no cries shouted at the Presl dei't, as is usual upon such an occasion No one called out 'Howdy, '3111'" or ' Glad to see jou, Mac" The min who makes humorous comments w j not in evitlence, and the whole was about the quietest crowd that ever saw a Presieient eli'ct elrive to the Capitol to take his oath or orrico ULIUOKALANISATV THE PARADE Recognizee! by President McKinley From niB Carrince. Ex Queen Lllluokalani, of Hawaii, with hor suite, witnessed the inaugural ere moniesatthe Senate vesterday from a seat In the diplomatic gallery, tendered her by Secretarv Oinej and Senator Sherman, and later viewed the paraele from a van tag' point on the firth rloor of the Central National Dank building, corner or Pennsyl v inia avenue and Market space She was attended at botli places bj her suite She was gowned In black satin, with diamond ornaments The party lert the Cairo at 10 30 o'clock, and in a closed carriage proceeded to the Cipitol Arriving there, the queen went to tho Senate galler) and witnessed the ceremonies incident to the administering or the oath or orrice to the Incoming Yico President Thereafter the ex queen and party went immediatclj to the Central National Bank building, preceding the head of the paraele bj onlv a few moments Manager Sherman, or the Cairo, in which the ex queen has her ip irtme its, had se cured for her and party a commodious room in the northwest coiuer ot the bul'eling, and here the) maele themselves comfort able in the wide bow window, from which an excellent view was had up tho Ave nue as far as Twelfth strct They were all somewhat fatigued and hungry from their long wait at the Capitol, and at once ordeied sandwiches, coffee and ap ple pie, the two secretaries further in dulging in two ror a-quarter cigars The ei queen was elceplj -flterested in the migniricent panorama berore her, and rreel) commented on the vaiious organiza tions as the) pasvd in review. The iiaval organizations seemed to especially In terest her, in ievv or the race that the "joll) jack tars'' had not been unknown quantities in her rormer high estate The profusion of color In the vaiious ui ifoims pleased her, for, although bhe is not unfamiliar with milttar) displav, cbo never witnessed anjthing in the martial line of such magnificent e and maguilude as the parade or )esterda) An interesting incident or the parade occurred when President McKinlC) parsed the bank building He had Tor some few moments berore passing the building been observed to doff his hat to the cheering multitudes, and w hen opposite ex Queen Lil's window, lie raised his cjes to it, and ati instant later raised his hat and bowed several times When the last organization had passed, the ei. queen and part) left the biulding and returned directlj to the Cairo $1 00 Low Hates to Haiti- Sl.GO moie nnel Return viu Penn sylvania Railroad. For the aceommod ition of -i isitors to "Washingtonon occasion or theinaugu ration, speci U excursion tickets will be sold March 4, 5 and 6, good to return until March 8, at rate or SI 60 Gcod on all tiains. mhl-4t,cm Inauguration edition of The Times, twentj -eight pagcs.inclueMng sixteen pages souvenir extra, ready today Price, in wrappeis for mailing, rive Cents ME! iyiTiTl Views of New York Chamuer of Commerce Thereon. ASK ADMINISTRATION'S AID Pathetic Plea for Legislative Es tablishment nnd Muintenance of a Single Gold Standard Admis sion of Pieseut Unsatisfactory Conditions. New York, March 4. At Its meeting today the Chamber or Commerce had submitted to It the correspondence be tween Its piesldent, A. E Orr, and ex Prcsident Clev eland, relating to the scheme for banqueting tho latter, which fell through On the subject of the reform of the cur rency, John Harsen Bhoades, chairman of the special committee appointed at the last regular meeting of the chamber to conrer with the new administration and urge the consideration or the currencv question at the contemplated special session of Con gress, submitted a copv or a letter on the subject the committee had addressed to President elect McKinley The letter says In p irt "We think wo rcHect the conviction which obtains with manj who attended tho sound money convention at Indian apolis that lavva which would provide Tor more even distribution ot currency would disarm the arguments which have driven inanj Western and Southern voters into the Tree silver camp, and it is, there rore, deemed or the utmost importance that the rirancial question be considered in the extra session ir no stepb can be taken to revise our bauking and cur rency law s until Congress meets in regu lar session, we rear that nothing will be accomplished in time to deplete the ranks ot the Tree silver party of such voters, who have no real interest in silver, and no special krve for it, ex cepting that, in their minds, It would remedj the scarcity of circulating medium from which their section surrers, and we will stand in danger or the lower House or the Fiftj sixth Congress containing a majoritj ot Tree silver members "We desire again to call jour atten tion to the serious condition ot the mer cantile and Industrial interests of the countrj and the need tor sreedy reller. This committee ieiieve that while lack ot levenue has done much to imrair the credit ot the government, the e.ils ex isting have a decrer root than this, and that tho long and continued errort to rorce silver leglation, the constant and peristent attacks on capital ami corpora tions all over the countrj, the apparent desire in manj sections to retrain the collections of debts, and the existence or badlj regulated currencj and banking laws, have all done their rull share in bringing on the existing condition or mercantile elepression "The process or liquidation In the country is about complete Forced economy has reduceel the expenditures ot the people and 'squeezed the water' out of speculative enterprises The shelv es of the merchants are carrying reduceel stocks The cost of llv Ing has decreased, and vv e stand ready to enter upou a period of marked prosperity thus the entire countrj waits upon the action of the government, pleading that with sufficient revenue we shall aIo have a sound mouetarj svstem The prosperity to follow will quiet the disafrected and disarm the repueliationists ""With It the anxietie of the leaders of the Republican party w ill be immediately removed, and let it not be forgotten that this party owes much or its success in the late election to the patriotic errorts of those w ho had formerly beenitsopponents These men who o voted look with confi dence to the incoming administration for the prompt reaeljutment of our currency Bjstem, through which alone they believe that contideuce cctt be restored and per manent prosperity follow. "For this reasMi anel manj others or equal Importance, we respectfully urge upon jou th.it the monetary question shall receive the serious attention or Congress at the coming extra session which tho people of the countrj have been led to believe will be called by you arter your inauguration In our Juelgmcnt, the need or such legislation is imperative, the danger or delay increasingly great " Resolutions were unanimously adopted, urging the Uniteil States Senate to ratiry at an earlj day the arbitration treaty between the United States and England. The resolutions declare that the advancing civilization of the world, and all business interests of this countrj, make it wise to avail ourselves ot this opportunity to try the experiment or the substitution or law In place of war between the two countries who are alike in language and tradition, and who have the same methods of legal procedure, the same rules of evidence, the s ime legal authorities and the same re spect for legal elccisions "ft OMEN NEED MORE REST Ttere is no doubt or the Tact that the greatest rault or the American woman Ii her predisposition to unnatural activity. She does not rest enough sometimes does not rest at all American girls may easily be detected abroad by their energy and their lack ot repose, it not by their good looks and tasteful dressing "They seem to be always vrraidormisslng something," said an observant French woman in discussing them "When they come here they want to look under the gravestones, the exterior ot things Isn't enough for them they want Interiors and they adore underground passages, they don't even abhor thestepsthatleael to them. From thetimethej leave their native shores they never sitback When thej arelrilng they sit forward on the edge ot their seats; they seem to think that in this way they are propelling tho horses, and that they will reach their destination quicker." Tho prescription ror recuperation from gajety and sightseeing anil athletics is rest the rest cure in a mild form. You will be told to make an attempt to let go, as it were.ot all your muscles. "Play," aR the children saj ."as if j ou w ere drunk. With draw jour will, even rrom the tipsot your ringers, anil let jour arms drop how and where thej pleise ir you are Tondor swim ming jou will have round that floating is themostpcrrcctmodeorrest.exceptrorthe matter of keeping air in the lungs. The bodj isev erj w hercsupporteel bythc water, and one doesn't hear down on it. Try to be passive when you lie down. If you can sw mg a hammock in your room yqu will find it an excellent Inducem nt to sleep, its aightlj swaying motion may inspire drowsiness when everything else falls Even ir exhaustion comes from the mind, as it does in nlnetj nine cases out ot a hundred, remember that the body is closely related, anel that care in one direction means good results in the other. It Is a fact that x cry few women know bow to take rest, particularly American women Watch them In doctors' offices and at any station at train time Out of twenty there will be perhaps one who, with a hard day's shopping before her, will sit quietly with relaxed muscles, making most of the moment that invites HOBBS rillu Their Sale in Washing ton and Vicinity Has Reached Enormous Dimensions. HUNDREDS OF BOXES SOLD YESTERDAY. Think of hundreds of boxes ot Hr Hobbs Sparagus Kidney Pills being sold In Washington In a single day And thli of a medicine that was little heard of ia this v icinity a rew weeks ago No amount or advertising could produce such mar. velous sales Those who have used thla remedy have received such benefit that they recommend it to their friends, that together with the open, frank, and honest manner of its Introduction, is the proper explanation of Its success It is vitalij important to good heiith that the kidnejs should be la perfect order. Hundreds upon hundreds of the ail ments that humanity suffers from originate from the fact that the human purifiers of the blood are not performing their work properlj, and, like anything else that Ii ' out or order, should be repaired. ir jou are a sufrerer from backache, rheumatism, gout, general muscular weak ness, neuralgia, headache, nervous ex haustion, or generally run down, go to jour druggist's at once, and make tho best investment you ever made In your life for Z0 cents Get a box of Dr Hobbs Sparagus Kidnev Pills from your drug gist, and in a week's time you wlllhar undergone a change for tbe better that will surprise you Greatly Benefited After 14 Years of Suffering; A reporter called on Mr E Coon, ot No 320 Straight street. Grand Rapids, Mich, who In reply to hi3 question told the following regarding Hr Hobbs Spara gus Kldr-ey Pi'ls "I have suffered for rourteen year with kidnev complaint and have been treated Tor rheumatism by a number of phjslcians, also taken a large quantity or patent medicines without improve ment, in fact, I got worse, getting so bad that I have been unable to leave tha house for the past two years I hav had such dreatlful pains across my back and In mv right limb I have been un able to bend my right knee My handi and feet were swollen to twice their nor mal size and I was compelled to use sup port to move around I began to taka I)r. Hobbs bparagus Kidney Pills six days ago, and notieeel a marked change at once, as voa see, the swelling has dis appeared from my hands and feet and the pain has left me entirely I walked six blocks vesterday without much trouble, a thing I have not been able to do In two j ears I believe now I will once again lie a well man and can safely say that Hr Holbs Sparagus Kidney Pills are the onlv remedv that has ever given me satisfaction I heartily recommend them to all who suffer as I have " E Coon, 320 Straight Street, Grand Rapids, Mloh Xr Hobbs Sparagus Kidney Pills. FOR SALE BY HENRY EVANS, 1VHOr.E25I.E AKD JtKTVII. DKUGGfcsT, 038 T St K. T , And Corner Connecticut Ave. and S St. AYASIirSGTON. D. C. KING'S PALACE, S12 evenlh. Street. Unrg-dns In ull Departments this week. NOTICE. Inauguration table supplies can be pur chased cheaper and more reliable than anj where in the city at the Reliable Mar kets of the Em rich Beef Co. BOX MARCHE. JACKETS AND CAPES. rest. 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As It was not an ecumenical couevMl, the faitnrul were advised that the decision was nor binding on them. Here's the Ijircest IMpe Line. The hundred mile pipe line or the Natural Gas Companj of Pittsburg la at present the longest in the world, but a line is building in the Caucasus, from Michailove to Batoum, which Is 214 Russian verst, or almost 130 miles long It will be finished within a rew weeks, and its estimated cost will exceed 5,000.000 rubles ($3, 000,000 ) Ten College Dallies. Dally newspapers are now published by students in ten colleges and universities in the United States Yale. Harvard. Cornell, Princeton, Brown, Stanford, Tulnne. Unl- erslty of Pennsylvania, University of Wis consin and University of Michigan. "To Florida ami tbe South." 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