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if22rJ7 mSS3" B I ft' M4 fOB SWEET CHARITY. iHow the Order of Elks Was First " Started in a Beer Saloon. TEDDY BYEON TEE KING OP NERVE. Pnttintr an Entire Comnanv in a Nw . - r ,, . .. I Uampsnire i'oor House. HISS KATE STOKES' HEROIC BIDE rWEITTIN TOR TIIE DISPJLTCH.1 OW many of those flwb.0 took part in the recent celebration of 1 the Elks, to say noth- J ing of the lookers-on, Vare awareof theorigin of the order? Very few, if any, I warrant yon. Not many years ago a certain saloon on Fourth avenue, New York City, was the favorite resort of many of the leading members of the' theatrical profession, who met there nightly to drink a glass of beer, smoke a cigar or favorite pipe, and exchange tales of experience on the road or bemoan the decline of the good old stock days. "What a fund of anecdote I Lave heard there, what rcminiscenes of fa mous actors, of Forrest, the elder Booth, of J. "W. Wallack, now dead and gone, but whose memory lived fresh as of yore in the recollection of their compatriots. How tenderly their faults were handled and their good points brought forward. "What famous people I have met there. Old "Jack" Studley, a capital actor, at onetime leading man for Mary Anderson and John 2IcCnllongh, Dominick Hurray, one of the greatest character actors the world ever saw, gruff and erratic, yet generous to a fault. Charles Thorne and John Parselle, of the Union Square stock, "W. L. Gleason, and the ideal of stage lovers, lamented Harry Crisp, "W. H. Leake, afterward manager of the California Theater, and others. THE ELKS' KETKEAT. A certain corner of the room was always reserved for them, and styled the "Elks' Ketreat," in contradistinction to the famous "Lambs" Club, organized by Lester "VYal lack and members of New York swelldom. Here the question of an actors' benefit as- Kale Stokes' Dash. sociation was time and again agitated; a constitution similar to that of the present order was drawn up and submitted, but be fore definite steps could be taken toward official organization diath and business de mands broke np the party and prevented further action. "What must be considered the first charity fund of the Elks was called forth by the following pathetic circum stances: One of the party, a master stage mechanic, whose name I am unable to eive in this con nection, failed to appear at the meetings for several nights. He was one of the most genial, merry, whole-souled fellows of the lot, and his presence was sadly missed. Finally, on the suggestion that some acci dent might have happened, a committee ot two was appointed to go to bis home and in vestigate. Imacine their surprise and grief to find bim sitting beside the dead bodies of his wife and child, both of whom had died that afternoon of pneumonia. As he beheld bis friends be rose to h.s feet, and. with the exclamation, "My God. boys, this is too bad," be, strong man as he was, fell sobbing upon their shoulders. ""This was too much for the others, and for a few moments the three men stoodin the center of the room and cried like children. Slowly the bereaved husband and father qnieted down, and while one of the friends went to the undertaker's the other hastened back to the saloon with his sad news. As he described the scene there was not a dry eye in the party, and when, without a word, Charlie Thome arose, and taking bis hat. passed from one to thp other, pocXet lools icere emptied. No one took account of what they gave; it was all they had. THE TIRST ELK FUNEBAX. Never shall I forget the funeral, of which the Elks took full charge it was the best that monev could provide. The caskets were buried amid a profusion of flowers, tributes of love and respect. With the child was buried a wax doll, to which she was greatly attached, and which had been dressed in mourning by Jack Studley. Many of the participants are now dead, and the above incident, by the others, j5artially forgotten, but there is a sad-laced man in a New York theater to whose eyes the tears will come unbidden if vou mention the first funeral of the original Elks. Everybody in the East knew Edwin Byron, or "Teddy," as he was generally called. No young man ever had a more promis ing start in the profession than he. Of an excellent family, possessing rare talents, a marvelous memory and exceptional mim etic power, the future seemed to bold forth the brightest prospects, yet be became a drunkard, deliberately cast aside his futnre, and in spite of the effort ot his friends, he dAcended lower and lower, until, finally cast off by his family, be gave full scope to the accursed appetite, and eventually died of delirium in a city hospital. A MAN OP NEEVE. His confidence, or nerve, was simply as tonishing. There was absolutely nothing that he would not do. The man did not live that he dared not approach. He was tne beau ideal of the ladies' man courte ous, witty and possessed of a certain non chalant coolness that our women so much admire. Near the close of his career he organized a company to tonr the New Encland cir cuit, presenting the "Celebrated Case" and the "Two Orphans" plays requiring not only special scenery, but the most elaborate costuming, neither of which the company possessed. Business was bad enough at first, but it seemed to get worse continually. Bit by bit the baggage disappeared to "satisfy hotel claims, until after abont a five-weeks' trip, the company found themselves in-a small town in New Hampshire, without a dollar or a particle of baggage. In this di lemma the Byron nerve came to the rescue. Seeking the Chairman of the Selectmen of the town, whom he found working in his garden, he, in the most pathetic manner possible, presented him with an application to put bis entire company, consisting of 13 people, in the county poorhouse. AX ASTONISHED OFFICIAL. This request, to quote Its author, "para lyzed" the oificial; he dropped his hoe, and after calling for an hour's delay, hurriedly departed to consult the remaining members of the board. "With a smile Byron returned to the hotel, told the landlord a funny story, "stood him off" for a drink, and in his perfect faith in the success of his scheme, wrote a letter to a Boston friend, stating his early return to NA j t I e iiPll AJ ttWJk the city. At the appointed time the entire board of selectmen; appeared at the hotel, and after a short negotiation, tickets were purchased for the entire party to Boston. The board then went into session and passed a special ordinance prohibiting theatrical performances in the Town Hall forever more. Wh'en Boston's millionaire manager, John Stetson, after years' enjoyment of the liberties of bachelorhood, announced to bis friends that on the following dav he Would sail for Europe and be accompanied by his wife, the information took the form of a thunderbolt No one had an intimation of his intention to commit matrimony, nor could anyone imagine who the lady could be, but when it was discovered that his choice was Miss Kate Stokes, all wera ready to admit the good taste of the selection, and his bachelor friends declared that their grief at parting with "Old John" was shorn ot half its poignancy when they relinquished him in to such excellent hands. Miss Stokes is a tall, aristocratic womaD, whose slight figure, supple as a reed, conceals a wonderful strength, gained during her train ing for circus life. She was for years principal rider for Barnum, before she forsook the glories of the arena for the quieter and more They Emptied Their Pockelbool. satisfactory life of the dramatic stage. For rome time previous to her marriage she was a familiar figure, inonnted on a superb thorough bred, in the principle avenues of Boston. A HEBOIJTE'S sees. One day while ont riding an alarm of fire sounded, and an engine came tearing down Washington street in the direction of the con flagration. Near the corner of Temple place the right side of the street was occupied by a line of private carriages, and the center closed by a blockade of horse cars, leaving only a nar row open space on the left for the passage of the engine. An old lady had started to cross the street, when, frightened by the warning cries of the lookers on, she lost her self-possession and stood still directly in the center of the open Bpace. She seemed incapable of moving, and the ladies covered their faces, momentarily expecting to see her trampled to death beneath the feet of the engine horses. The driver recognized the danger and attempted to pnll up the horses, but he might as well bavo tried to check the flow of Niagara. Ue could not turn oat without running into the carriages and cars filled with human freight, and doing immense damage, and it seemed as if the old lady would be sacrificed. Miss Stokes, from her position behind the line of vehicles, v. It nessed the situation. Without a moment's hesitation she drove the spurs into her horse's flank and. clearing an intervening animal, at a bound, she rode directly in front of the ap proaching engine. With an oath the driver ground his teeth together, expecting two vic tims instead of one. But no. As she neared the old lady Miss Stokes bent in the saddle, and, catching ber, she actually lifted bcrto the saddle in front of her, and passed up Temple place, and not a second too soon, as the pole of the engine grazed the horse's quarters. A hair's breadth and the animal wonld have been thrown, and the heroine and her burden trampled to death. Morton. OLD-TIME LANDMARKS. Fonndrles nnd Furnace Stand on the Sites of Olden Mansion How Pittsburg I Spreading Into tbe Coral Districts. twramot ron, tub dispatch.! The first fashionable suburb to which our city's successful merchants retired iu search of country air and smooth shady lawns was along the Allegheny river in the district now embraced In the Eighteenth ward. It must have been when the century was very young that attention was first directed to this section as a place for conntry seats. Tbe old stone mansion, which stood until recently, a short distance within the Allegheny Cemetery gate and known in olden time as the Bayard man sion, Ttas built in tbe year 1806, Reuben Miller, Sr bavins done the stone work. This, with the Ewalt mansion, which still stands on Forty-fifth street, near Butler, and tbe Bishop farmhouse, a little above tbe present site of the Lucy furnace, were the principal land marks In that section ofthe tnree-quarters of a century ago. It must have been early in the thirties that the tide began to set strongly In that direc tion as a pUce for country seats. Among tbe first to find a country home there was Dr. Mowry, one of the most prominent physicians of the city in the olden time. Then followed three ot tbe prominent attorneys of tbe city, Mr. Collins. Richard Blddle and Wilson Mc Canaless. In course of time these suburban residents were reinforced by successful busi ness men who were able to retire, and the homes of Sboenberger, Patterson, Bissell, Sam ple, Davis, Roseberg. Graham and others sprang up along what was. In the olden time, known as the Lower road, to distinguish it from the Philadelphia pike, which it left at tbe Forks or Thirty-fourth street. In the early forties tbe section between the Allegheny Cem etery and the Sbarpsburg ferry becamefamil iar to one boy, and no scenes have ever since seemed so beautiful and fair as those old time suburban homes, bidden in luxurious foliage, surrounded by velvet lawns. They stand as pictures in the memory which will never grow old. A few days ago I strolled among those old boyhood haunts, and tried to find the old famil iar places pictured in memory, but for tbe most in vain. The site of tbe original home of Dr. Mowry is now occupied by Lucy Furnace and tbe Keystone Bridge Works. The little cozy retreat where Richard Blddle entertained bis friends. In tbe olden time, is now a part of "God's Acre," where "sleep the brave," who went to the front in the time of the nation's great need. Many of the boys who gathered lruit and flowers along those then charming hillsides, are at rest amid those same scenes. Among them be who ut into Immortal melody, "Coiue where my love lies dreaming," and 'How my bearc grows weary, far from tbe old folks at home." It was during the dark Manasses days that tbe body of Stephen Foster was laid to its final rest in one of these shady ravines while the band was rendering these two popular melodies. As one now stroll j through the Eighteenth ward it is bard to conceive of tbe many spots of beauty which in the long ago were to be seen where to-day are mills, furnaces, immense oil tanks and solid squares of houses where toilers dwell. The first white settler who located in this re gion built bis cabin on the banks of Allegheny, close to where McCandless station now is. This was George Croghan, the celebrated Indian trader. At that cabin George Washington spent a night when be made his first visit to this section as a young Virginia surveyor. This fact he mentions in his alary, describing the Croghan home as four miles above the Fort on tbe eastern bank of tbe Allegheny. A centurv after that entry in Washington's diary the same section was tbe center of Pittsburg's prettiest suburb. Now it promises soon to be come the busiest and most populous section of tbe city, and in a few more years every vestige of the olden time will hare passed away. Y.O. THE ETES OP GREAT MEN. An Occllst Says tbe Color of Most of Them I Blue or Gray. From the 1'hlladelphla Press. An oculist who has made the human eyo a stndy for 30 years, and who has examined many famous men's eyes, declared the other day that tbe "thoroughbred American" eye was steel blue in color. "Would you say that black-eyed and brown eyed men are deficient in intellectf "Not that, to be sure, since history has afforded some examples of able men whose eyes possessed this pigment. But, undeniably, among tbe people of higher civilization eyes grow lighter In hue, and there are to-day Iar more blue-eyed persons than there were a cen tury ago. If you will be at pains to inquire the color of tho eyes of Bismarck, Gladstone, Hux ley, Vlrchow, Buchner, Renan, In fact of any of the living great as well as of the great army of tbe dead who In life distinguished them selves, you will learn that most ot them have, or bad, eyes of blue or gray. It has seemed to me that tbe pigment Is in tbe way: that it ob scures the objects presented to tbe visual organ, and that the aspiring mind seeking the greatest light casts It off." "-StoT?3! a" "a- THE THE SWALLOW-TAIL. E. Berry Wall Talks Familiarly About the Fnll-Dress Coat A PLEA FOR KNEE BREECHES. Why Englishmen Succumb to American Drinking Habits. FASCINATING BUT FATAL MIXED DEIK8 ICOEBESrOXDESCE OF Till DISPATCH. New Yoek, July 26. There is much discussion among young men as to the use of what is known as the summer dress coat, meaning thereby a black sack with a roll ing collar and worn with the conventional low-cut black vest and black trousers. It is a sensible garment when worn seasonably, but it must always be borne in mind that it is not part of a ceremonious attire. It is a light, airy, comfortable piece of dress, and well fitted for the informal gatherings ot the hot season when most of the staid formali ties of the winter are set aside. For seaside hops, for escorting ladies to the theater and even for dinner parties in country houses, the summer dress suit is admirably adapted, and its use is sensible and commendable. For formal gatherings, however, such, for instance, as a dinner given to honor an in dividual or commemorate sn anniversary or an occasion, the summer dress suit is en tirely out of place, and we must place our selves in tight embrace of the full-fledged swallow tail. The sway of the swallow-tail, by the way, is tbe most arbitrary in the world of dress. Its reign will outlive generations yet to come. Many but futile efforts have been made to break away from its bonds. Enter prising society youths, determined to send it into exile, have cast themselves , against tbe iron wall of dress conventionalism only to fall back utterly crushed in spirit. A slight breach in the custom which holds us was attempted two years ago by the young men who suddenly blossomed forth in PLU1I-COLOEED SWALLOW-TAII.S, but they soon faded out of sight. "We may make a brief summer time escape throneh the medium of the sack coat compromise to which I have referred and we may, as we do now, make a great show of courage by de claring that broadcloth is bad form for dress suits and that only a fine diagonal is proper, but through all these petty attacks, the swallow-tail rules triumphant. It is not beautiful, it is not graceful, it is rarely comfortable, but it has a clutch upon us which cannot be shaken off. The most frequently expressed objection to the swallow-tailed "coat, that it permits no distinction in appearance between guests and servants in the dining room, is not, however, a valid one. The attire ot servants is a matter which is in every master's con trol. Why could not the servitors be dis tinguished by the wearing of knee breeches, if you please? That reminds me ot how last season hall a dozen N ew Yorkers practiced the reverse of that proposition and at tempted to revolutionize the custom ot evening dress lor men. Their daring has not heretofore been recorded. They move in the most exclusive circle in 'society. Whether or not their feelings had been ex asperated by their being mistakingly ordered to perform some menial service at a swell reception I am unable to sav, but they determined upon an innovation in evening attire. By prearrangement they appeared one night at a small but formal gathering arrayed in the conventional dress suit, but the trousers terminating abruptly at the knees, the costume thence continuing in a pair of black silk stockings and a pair of pumps. They certainly won attention if not admiration. A LACK OF COURAGE. y They wore those costumes throughout the season, but never had the audacity to ap- fiear in them at large gatherings or on pub ic occasions. They exhibited them only in their own social clique, and never without the support of their united presence. But they have found no imitators, and candor compels me to record that the denarture was not a success. Folks seem disposed to make sneering allusions to the young men's calves, which I may state confidentially were slightly padded. But the revelation of that fact need cansc them no shame. Few of us can, with any degree of pride, put our legs to the test ot the knee-breeches, and in this we resemble, popular belief to the contrary, our ancestors for generations back. I have examined many specimens of men's garments of centuries ago, and I have found almost invariably that where knee breeches were used, the stockings were thickened largely at the calves. The sturdy Englishman ot to-day resorts to the same aid to symmetry. At the Queen's drawing rooms and the Prince of Wales' levees the gentlemen who attend are obliged to wear knee-breeches and black silk stockings, and tbe best built swells in London have the greatest pains taken with their hose, in order that judicious thickening in the right places will enable them to present, at least, tbe appearance of possessing a well-turned leg. In that, I think, they display only Christian consideration for the leelings of others. They do no one any harm by the slight deception, and they give gratification to the admiring eyes of charming woman. It may not be popular to say so, but I think the knee-breeches costume very BEAUTIFUL AND ATTBA.CTIYE. I never heard any contempt expressed for George Washington on account of his displaying the contour of his calves, and I never knew that Benjamin Franklin suffered in public esteem because his trousers only reached to his knees. But custom nowadays says otherwise, and we who are its creatures must bend to the yoke of the swallow-tailed coat with vest cut low and trousers cut long. If any young man wishes to make a bit and lead where others are sure to follow, let him adopt the latest English fad in the mat ter of dress. Only yesterday I received a letter from a friend in London, who is one ofthe best dressed men in the British King dom and tbe brother of an Earl, in which he describes the attire newly adopted by the swells of London. To begin with, the hat is a high white one, the use of which was tabooed this season and last by well dressed men in all the Eastern cities, the derby sup planting it. But as I have said it is now reinstated in swell favor in London,and con sequently it is as certain as day to be in vogue next senson, in New York, anyhow. That may not be altogether creditable to New York, bnt it is true. With this bat the London swells wear a frock coat, either of slate or tan color, trousers of the same material, and a white vest. The coat is made so that it will slightly roll, and is uever buttoned. Tbe neck tie is tue oddest featuro of tb is costume. It is wrapped twice around the neck and tben tied in a semblarce of tbe "chokers" of half a cen tury ago. The man who has the courage to appear thus arrayed will be in adrance of next season's fashions. If the doubly-neck-enfolding cravat comes into ceneral use there will be much rivalry among young men as to their relative expertness In tying. Nowadays there is much more general attention paid to neck ties than ever before. This Is largely owing to their remarkable cheapness, and is also due to tbe increasing attention which tbe men of this country bestow on dress. All well-dressed men now realize that they must tie their own cravats. No tie which is made up can be prop erly adjusted. It is stiff and lacking in grace fulness. Ties for evening dress are now worn much wider than has been customary. Either black or white Is correct. AMEBIC AN METHODS OP DBINKINQ. If our young men follow Englishmen in mat ters of dress, they don't in methods of drink ing. It is a continual cause for surprise to New Yorkers who have heard and read ofthe proverbial hard-headedness of tbe Britishers, to witness tbe marvelously rapid way in which they succumb to the potency of American liquor. A newly arrived Englishman wbo sees the sights with an American cousin is apt to fall by the wayside before tbe journey Is fairly ttartad. and next morning while be holds bis expanding bead he blames It all on the "blarsted" climate or roe vlleness of tbe whisky. Yet the climatehas a -dreadfully Im moral characteristic which is favorable to heavy drinking, and as So the liquor, Kentucky, V V V FfX PITTSBUHG- DISPATCH, Pennsylvania and Maryland produce the finest whiskies in tbe world, and we bring from Europe, despite foolish talk about adultera tions, the finest liquors which money can buy. The trouble with the Englishman is that he doesn't know bow to drink. At home he takes wine only at bis dinner table and confines his daytime lmbiblngs. to ale of plain Irish and Scotch whisky and water, or brandy and sod. When he gets in the wild whirl of American mixed drinks, bis bead and bis feet fall bim and be wonders what has come over him. Yonng Americans nowadays display a knowl edge of the relative effects of various drinks which might do credit to a doctor of medicine. Moralists may bewail tbe existence of such dangerous knowledge, but men will drink, and that being the case, it is certainly better they should drink intelligently jmd not tall through Ignorance as does the Englishman wbo comes to America. Through bis knowl edge of bibulous effects it is absolutely marvel ous bow mueh liquor a young American of the world worldly can absorb without suffering anv apparent barm. Scorning the old dictum about mixing drinks be runs the entire alco holic gamut. He doesn't touch cocktails In the morning, a proceeding which Is the begin ning of a quickly-approaching end with the Englishman in America. THE EXPERIENCED AMEEICAN SWXXIi begins the day's imbibations with a frozen absinthe. He finds that gives tone to bis stomach and steadiness to his nerves. He doesn't take two. That would be fatal. He touches no more liquor until an hour after breakfast, when he gloatingly approaches a gin fizz, which he finds so refreshing that he assimilates two more before lunch. That meal be prefaces with a glass of sherry with a dash of orange bitters In it, and washes his food down with a bottle of bass. The afternoon journeylngs put him outside of-three whisky punches and one Bemsen cooler. Din ner is invited with an old-fashioned whisky cocktail. At this meal he rarely takes more than one "kind of wine. He drinks either a ?,uart of claret or a quart of champagne, and allows his coffee with a glass of cordial. After tbe theater be drinks as many glasses of beer as bis thirst sugcests. winding up this attack with a glass of frozen KnmmeL which his pro found knowledge tells bim Is a "settler" tor beer. Tben before turning in for the night he ends the day's proceedings with a small glass of brandy in a bottle of plain soda. A tally list of tbe day's drinks makes a formidable total, and yet the American youth does all this without betraying in voice, walk or feature that he has been tippling. His British consin who attempts to keep pace in the race does not observe the proper order to pursue, and in the wild conflict between drinks which ensues he is sacrificed. As to the customs which surround his drink ing, tbe Englishman has, 1 tblnk, somewhat the advantage of the American. Tbe former does not consider it good form to stand at a bar and drink, and 1 anr glad to see that now in this country those resorts are most patronized by men nf nositlon where tables and chairs and waiters are provided for the convenience of customers. But the greatest difference be tween Encland and this country in this matter concerns the great American evil of treating; It is a custom born of good fellowship, but is abused to a dreadfnl extent and is responsible for tbe larger portion of tbe evil effects of drinking. In London it is considered in the worst possible form for a man to offer to pay for what another drinks. Friends sit side by side, each one ordering what liquor he wishes and each one paying for what he obtains. When first tola of the American custom the London swell says in surprise: "And do men take their acquaintances in stores and treat them to neckties and hats and shoes and cloth ing T" They don't, but why shouldn't they If this "treating" custom is all right T E. Bzkbt Waix. WHEN I0YEIS YOUNG. The Newly-Wed Couple Travel to Wash ington to See the blchta Tbe Head Walter' Favorite Pastime 15,000 Brides a Yenr. SPECIAL COKEESPOSDXNCI OPTHB DISFATCH.2 "Washington, July 26. "From here I can count you 15 brides clustered within 60 square feet ot space," quoth an official guide, with a laugh, addressing a stranger up in the Capitol one morning this week. "Indeed! Show them to me." The guide in answer pointed with his hand, and one by one, singled that number mentioned out of a crowd of young ladies and gentleman scattered through a spacious, statue-bordered chamber. "Ab, yes, you seem to be right. They do really all look like brides and grooms." "They positively are brides and grooms," de clares the guide; "I know It And I can count that many and more, at almost any hour of any day in the year. Yes," he adds, "any day in the J And so. in good sooth, ho might; for Wash Incton certainly Is a wonderful place for brides somehow the grooms aie lesslnteresting and are lost sight of in contemplation of the brides a veritable city of fascination and worship for married lovers, like Jerusalem and Mecca and Rome for faithful devotees In the religious pilgrimages of yore. And it is not strange, after all. I w York can always draw its quota of bridal urists, being the commercial metropolis of ,"coun try, and numbering among its many amotions tho bridge to Brooklyn, the statue "".berty and a tremendous business activi"1 where else; Niagara Falls, with i'r ablo natural spectacle of rushing ,?iLspwiu ever enjoy a fair share of poJl"?Ji. the White Mountains will not fail in n mj their breezes and rocky seen eIcoming of young New Englanders newly 4'ddri).p2r -w Orleans, lying a-dreamlng in Y.!?3' .d Creole Piveilness, will nW0,f.'Wr charms for freshly married 8, Chicago, ever breezy and bMtae SfdSSS for 'happy18 5 eenulX&S ai nues.will still remain the ief obieiveDoin of our land for the married ""IS "mar riacSrety.ab0Tei a11 otners which each ot our C0,,000ot people naturally desires to see and visit at least once in a lifetime, and par ticularly in the dewy spring time of youth. The principal hotels here are usually full of wedding couples at the height of the season, say from April to July, and from September to November, and it is asserted that at th Arling ton, the Ebbitt, Willard's, and even the Na tional, fully SO per cent of all the guests all the year round, are brides and grooms. Of course the number fluctuates considerably with tbe seasons but still a steady average is main tained. Between 15,000 and 20.000 Is not too high an estimate, it is said, to place on tbe an nual number of brides who arrive here. It is a common thing in tbe dining balls of tho-e hotels to count two dozen pair sitting at table at once, and I am told that a favorite pastime among the bead waiters is the calculation of the number of brides each day. JULIA GRANT'S TE3. An Incident Thnr Prettily illustrates tbe Hero's Great Gallantry. New York Graphic.: It is doubtful whether any chronicle or romance of tbe days of chivalry contains so touching an instance of matrimonial devotion as that lately told of General Grant. When the honors camo npon the Grants, like sorrows to the bouse ot Denmark, not single spies, but in battalions, the mistress of the White'House began to renew the dream of her girlhood to' have ncr cross eyes straightened. Wishing to surprise the President, Mrs. Grant, telling no body, sent for tbe most eminent oculist in America. He willingly promised to undertake the operation, which be assured ber would be easy to accomplish and without danger. Tbe good lady could not contain herself for joy, and, woman-like (am I richt, mesdames?), gave way when she saw ber husband and con fided to bim her secret, tbe pleasure she had In store for bim. He looked wlstfnlly Into those dear eyes which bad held bim with tender eaze throngb all the trials of a checkered career, and said, in simple way: "Julia, I wish you would not change them. I love them as tbey are, and they might seem strange if altered." Nor Lanncelot, nor Romeo, nor lover of any clime or age ever spoke words or tenderer gal lantry than those of the hero of Appomattox. UPS AND DOWNS OF BASEBALL. A Player Talks of tbe Ylclssltndes In the Life of a Professional. Bald Robinson, of tbe Browns, to a Qlobe Democrat reporter: "There is no life in which there are so many ups and downs as in a ball player's. One day we are heroes, tbe result of some brilliant playing; tbe next we are relegated to tbe list of back numbers and "stills' on account ot some costly errors. People who patronize ball games are never reasonable. Tbey will ap- glaud you for a play of tbe brilliant order and lss you for an error almost before tbe echo of their applause-has died out. "A man wbo follows our profession must make up bis mind to stand all kinds of treat ment without a murmur. The ball player may be truly: 'Yesterday a king, to-day and none so poor to da him reverence We rise in a dav and fall as rapidly." ' A Thln He Oufbt to Knew. Philadelphia Becord.1 In England it has been decided -that when a man is hurt by the slamming of a door of a railway carriage he can't recover, Tbe idea is that he ought to have sense enough to know that it is as natural for a door to slam as for a doc to barb SUNDAY, JULY 28, IN AN ANCIENT CITY. A Pagan Monarch' Who Could Hot Understand Christianity. LASSOING A RUNAWAY TEAM. Mexican Boya Who 1)o Not Fight and Be spect Their Parents. MODEEN DUDES IN THE CITY OP MEXICO tCOBBXSr-ONDENCI OV Tm DISPATCH. ITY OF MEXICO. July 6. "The end for me approaches, Ma linche; it is even here. Ton cannot harm me further, nor help me if you would; I have given you all; you have taken all, my liberty, my kingdom, my life, and that which is more to me than kingdom, liber ty or life: the Affec tion of my people, the love of my counselors and friends. But I would not upbraid you; Xpray that my ruin will benefit you. I beg of yon care for my children. "- Queer words these from a heathen king and high priest to a Christian conqueror; and it is said that Cortes, "the lovable vil lain," was deeply moved. " What is it you would have of me?" turn ing wearily to Padre Olmedo. "Do Span iards go to this heaven of yours?" ''Assuredly; it was made for them, and is held by Christians against all others as a reward for their pure belief and gentle deeds." With the knowledge of the heartless T " .Filial Courtesy in Mexico. butchery of thousands of the Aztecs fresh in his mind, the genial father may reasonably be charged with unseemly satire. "It is enough; I will none of it," and Montezuma turned his face to the wall. Some of these Spaniards erected temples commemorative of their achievements; and charities, made necessary because of their exploits. SCENES IS A MEXICAN PABK. There is one spot in the city which is al ways beautiful the Alameda. At a rough guess, there are about 20 acres in this park. A band stationed in one part is filling the air with music, and when this one ceases another will take up the melody. One may see every grade in the social scale among the throngs that are strolling along the spa cious walks. The palsied and the blind gather here on Sunday mornings; the beg gar in bis rags and Dives, who now conde scends to go afoot, will touch elbows with Lazarus multiplied. The dude who exists upon nothing per day, and his congener upon a stipend of four reales, lock arms and puff cigarettes as affably as the don with credit at the bank. A young man bearing a cane and other wise dressed within an inch of his life, finds no care in considering the source of his next meal. But a little dust has settled upon his tight-fitting, sharp-toed shoes; he brings a gorgeous handkerchief into service, ana his shoes shine resplendent. His action sets the example to a dozen others just from the streets, and they all dust and are happy. In one place on a stone bench a plebeian suspi ciously scratches himself. On the other end sits a duenna and her Juno-eyed charge in silks and lace rebozas listening to the de licious music. The hawker is here, and not the least persistent among them is the vender of lottery tickets. Atone side is a large circular building of stained glass and iron, where the drawings take place monthly under Government supervision "for the ben efit of the public." Under its eaves is a pavilion where the little ones are enjoying a merry-go-around on wooden horses, to the sound of a wheezing organ, if the bands are silent a moment, but that organ stops when the band begins. The children and their nineras are everywhere under the shade, making amends for the chill that must haunt them in the daily incarceration within stone courts and galleries. DECOROTJS UTILE ONES. The little ones are not given to romping, bnt stroll along with the decorum of their elders, chatty and gravely joyons. Now and then a peal of childish laughter breaks The Jiunaway Team. from one of them and the sound of it will always linger with me as one of the delight ful memories. The Mexican seems, as a rule, to enjoy himself mildly and is not given to boisterous exhibitions. Dignity begins early, and it may be-because of the clothes. As soon as a boy begins to walk, it would seem, he is put into trousers, jacket and a high hat. The little tots look comical tEus appareled. A school of boys is coming down the walk toward me. They will range in years from 3 to 12; all are dressed alike, neatly in blue cloth, and they march with the precision of old soldiers. I miss the kilts, the knickerbockers and shoes, but for the bright eyes and merry faces, they might be taken for a band of gnomes. The boys, no doubt, hare their pastimes; what they are or where enjoyed, I did not learn. I saw neither marbles nor tops, balls nor kites, ncr any youngsters playing in the streets. The ever present policeman stands at intervals, a sort of ornamental sien of the law's majesty, in the orderly and well-disposed throngs. xne raveresce wita wnicn ut young peo - S5SE?-1 - jilliiylj FW?W TSfSJSf '''SfcTO 1889. ple treat their elders is, I am constrained to say, somewhat novel, and the good nature the little ones manifest toward each other is gratifying. Isaw thousands of boys of all conditions, but failed to witness a quarrel. To say they have no disputes may be to as sume too much, but if they light among themselves they keep the affrays secret. While talking to a gentleman on one occasion, we were approached by a hand some yaung man of 25, or thereabout; he bowed to me as if apoligizing for the inter ruption, and taking my companion's band, pressed it to his lips. The act was cordial and dignified, and his "Adios" was accom panied by a pleasant smile. . "Your son?" I inquired, as the young man disappeared. "iesv "Is he going on a journey?" "Oh, no; to his work." So much for a custom that was new in me. which had about it an eloquent tenderness that produced a new experience. There was no lack of independence, but an expres sion of affectionate, manly deference, ofiered gladly and voluntarily, having no doubt of the lovet in return. It was the heart of the child with all its sweet remembrances avowing with ripened judgmentand matured lips its sense of gratitude. I could not affirm that I would have my own boy exhibit his regard in this manner, but somehow it carried a suggestion that I should like to have known the custom when I was a boy. lOVE Or DUMB ANIMALS. Consideration for the dumb brutes is not wanting. In nearly every doorway will al ways be found a dish of water; these are for the dogs, who may be vagabonds or not. Babies in tbe family of our faithful friends is more imaginary than real. It is a rare disorder, notwithstanding the opinion ofthe average policeman to the contrary. At the altitude ot the City of Mexico I dare say a case was never known. But to keep the water handy is a police regulation to be ob served by every householder under penalty of a fine. If it will not ward off madness it will serve as a sign to detect it. So the dogs are conveniently provided for and the timid citizen is given an assurance of a safeguard against all sorts of curs. I do not find that the natives are lacking in quick perception; the gamins, at all event, are a shrewd lot of waifs, and are no more to be' imposed npon than our own. Every one seems to possess the faculty of at tending to his own business. An incident occurred this morning, comical at first sight but sad as it finally appeared. A pair of phantom horses attached to a shabby hack came trotting along leisurely without any driver. A passenger making strenuous ef forts to open the dcor of the vehicle, and with his body half out, was gesticulating wildly to the pedestrians. No one paid any attention further than to glance at him. The possibility of sustaining any injury was very remote, but if the animals had been spirited and on a keen gallop, the man could not have been more thoroughly convinced that he was being run away with. He succeeded at length in escaping from the hack, where upon he caught the horses, as if to do so were the duty of the ordinary passedger, On look ing for the driver he was discovered near the neigbboring corner and a policeman bending over him. He was an old man with a grizzled beard and wrinkled face, and was dead. Per haps his taklng-off might have been the result of too much pulque to enable bim to turn the corner and keep his seat, or maybe it was for want of rest, and tbe old man had fallen asleep and off his box, and broken his neck. Tbe passers-by exhibited no more interest in the dead driver than they had for his fare. It was the policeman's business and be was permitted to attend to his duty with plenty of elbow room and without advice. Had tbe passenger not escaped from bis confinement, tbe officer at the next corner would have caught the team Just as methodically as bis brother officer in blue was preparing to have the dead driver re moved. LASSOING A BTJNAWAY TEAM. Upon another occasion, however, there was a little more interest manifested. A. frightened team was dashing madly toward the Paseo, when that fashionable drive was crowded with equipages and multitudes of people. (That some one must be injured or killed seemed in evitable. A Mexican mounted upon a swift pony came rushing down the broad avenue after tbe flying brutes. As he gained upon them and was coming within reaching distance, his ready hand twirled bis lariat two, three, four times above bis bead, and away went tbe loop; before those runaways bad fairly created a sensation in the neighborhood to wbicb tbey were going, the off horse was roped and the team brought to a bait. It was gallantly done, but tbe hero received little applause from the strollers and the slight acknowledgment came, I thought, not from the natives. It was tbe rider's impulse or business and he was per mitted to attend to it in a matter of course way. The Mexicans, too, are great admirers of fine horsemanship. Among the many faces, it is not unf requent to meet a countenance that is striking, tbe more so because some of these men are engaged in lowly offices and tbey seem out of place. On one occasion I saw an old man perched upon a lumbering garbage cart wbo, decently apnar eled. might have dignified a senate chamber. His mites of mules were In ragged harness and the lines ot rope were not crossed, but each line was fastened to the outside rings of tbe bits, which is another odd custom. 1 he entire establishment looked as If it might have been the discarded property of tbe Genius of Pov erty, and tbe driver a most bumble vassal. Across tbe street from tbe hotel there is an old man engazed daily in cleaning a certain portion of the roadway. Tho limits of bis ground seemed to be fixed. He takes one-half of the street by about 100 feet in length. He eoes over this space patiently many times a day. sweeping the dirt into little piles and with his hands lifting it into a basket. When tbe basket is tilled he takes it away and returns with it empty to renew his labor. He does not look very cleanly; bis rairs fluttering in the wind disclose a sturdy pair of brown legs and muscular arms. He is barefooted and I may say bareheaded, having only sn apology for a sombrero. But under that sombrero what a face there 1st Tbe nose is clean cut, tbe month strong and the chin square; the eyebrows are heavy and grizzled, as is bis short, well-trimmed beard. His great, dark eyes, because of tbe heavy projecting brows, loom out as If from caverns; his hair, touched with gray, is short and wavy. From such faces as these some of the "old masters" must have drawn inspiration. But I found myself wondering why this old man should be encaged in such a lowly occupa tion; the possibilities suegested by his face were so remote from bis office tbat I canght myself tracing it into some chamber of State counselors DAILT ETEEET SCENES. One day the old man had an assistant a lit tle 10-year-old girl In a clean blue cotton dress andreboza. The child's complexion is a few shades lighter than those common on the street; ber face is a perfect oval. She works earnestly at the little piles of dirt with her brown bands, and when she has one heap cleaned up tbe quick glance tbat she gives in tbe old man's direction is full of interest, and there is a pleased expression about her lips as she picks up the basket and places it by an other little pile. A word from tbe old man makes her look up at bim and her lips part with a smile, so tbat tbe white teeth shine. The usually calm features of the elder relax, he smiles In return and says something further, whereat the littlo one laughs, shakes ber bead and attacks tbe pile of dirt. These two seem to be alone In the crowd. Tbey are intent only upon their task and each other. Tbe man com ing along with his donkey cart tnrns out a lit tle that that he may not Interfere with ber work. "Can you make that child any happier. Deacon!" "I think I can." and he clapped his hands; the little one looked up with ber own full ou the way to the basket,and a dozen other people gazed at tbe Deacon. Tbe others lost their in terest when the Deacon, overbacd. beckoned tbe child to hlin. Recognizing tbat sbe was wanted sbe glanced at tbe old man and then curiously at tbe Deacon; he beckoned again and sbe came to him. He offered her a real, sbe received it and awaited an expression of his wishes, looking Into bis face as if anxious to be off on the anticipated errand. Tbe Dea con waved ber back to tbe street,whlcb seemed to puzzle ber: sbe glanced at tbe coin, tben at the donor, and then at tbe old man. Tbe hotel porter standing by, made ber understand, at the Deacon's request, tbat the bit of silver was for her. Holding the piece between the thumb and forefinger, sue toucbed ber breast with It, and with a surprised, balf-doubiing smile on her face and ber dark eyes fairly dancing, sbe made the gesture as plain as English: For mer' Tbe Deacon nodded and the child's face was aglow. Sbe danced back to the roadway, hold ing tbe coin aloft that tbe old man might see it. He received it from ber and touched his ragged sombrero to tbe Deacon with tbe dignity of a gentleman, while tbe little one nodded and smiled her thanks. Coming out always after ward, tbe child, if she h&nnened to be there. greeted bim with a smile, and tbe old man, always there, touched his hat. L. B. Fbakcx. Salt Year Beds. "Soda water Is good." lays a eentleman who ought to know, "provided you don't get too1 Hi... " - ..Up A.U.W ifuv.M.ajiwuwn some. Bat if you want a good morning drink tell the soda boy to sprinkle a little salt In a glass, say enough to cover tbe bottom, then pour a little acid phosphate in and next fill no with pnre soda, it will bits your tOBgusybat it iriu uu j?iu nurses pfooo. ma WSRi WifTT AN INDIAN PARADISE On the Osage Reservation, Where the Sand Plum and Pecan Grows and THE EAGLE BUILDS ITS NEST. Fourth of Julj Celebrated at Bed Eock Agency. A GOOD CAUSE FOE CONGRATULATION rCOBBXSPOWPINCE OT THE EISrATCn.l Bed Bock, Otoe Agency, I. T., July 20. The children have all gone. The five girls who remained here because their peo ple were away visiting, packed their wee trunks this afternoon, tied np their valua bles in their school shawls, donned their In dian dresses and trudged off toward home, sweet home. It was a Southern scene out and out, and the old palmy days of the South seemed to come back to me as I watched them walk along with their packs npon their backs and a hot son almost blist ering their bare heads. And the vacation we have been looking; forward to for weeks is really here at last. The closing exercises of the school, which reqnired weeks of preparation, passed off very creditably in two hours' time, "We had a mixed audience of cowboys, Indians, railroad and Govern ment employes and passing boomers. The fan drill and tableaux with the chemical light attracted the Indians, the recitation of "The Tramp." and the comical dialogues were applauded by the cowboys, and the class-drill, conducted by a little 9-year-old Indian maidenreceived tbe commendation of the teachers who were present. The whole programme was ably rendered for Indians, and proves the'fact that Indians can become more than what they are. And if the Gov ernment used the same policy with the old that we do with the young, the perplexing question would be settled before many years. We,had a miniature Fourth here. One of our employes who had been down to the city of Guthrie, in Oklahoma, brought up with him some Boman candles and five crackers. It reminded me a little of one Christmas, long, long, time ago, when times were hard. But there is so much in cultivating a contented mind and in draw ing upon the imagination that we feel that the few simple fire works we had were appreciated and enjoyed awav ont here among the Indians fully as much as those we have seen on more elaborate occasions. AN INDIAN EVA. "We all gathered on the east porch. It was a beautiful night, a cresent moon and one bright star were visible. The beautiful colored stars that shot out from the Boman candles pleased the Indian boys and girls very mucb, many of whom had never seen such things before. When the last silver star had shot out from the last Boman candle, little Phama Istamoutha, a frail, ethereal looking child for an Indian, point ing to the one bright star visible, said in a sweet and impressive manner: "There is one that stayed." Somehow her looks, the thought, the night and all the surroundings made me draw a comparison between her ajid little Eva in Uncle Tom's Cabin, and I could not but feel tbat perhaps her life might be as brief as Eva's. These children twine about our hearts and we forget, and right we should, that they are no kin to ns and Indians. We see in them a needy humanity, and all that brightens life and makes it worth the living should not be with heldfrom them because they are Indians. The Osages and Kaws are visiting the Otoes, and in a few days there will be a big dance at Ko-bo-che's suburban residence. Two Osages peeped into the schoolroom a few days ago. One was tall and preposess ing in his appearance, the other short and resembled a Japanese or a Chinaman; but both were exceptionally clean. We invited them inside to see the drawings. We knew at a glance that they were not Otoes. We tried every means to find out what tribe they were, running over tbe names of various tribes, but not mentioning the name of their own tribe. But to all our inquiries they laughed and made a peculiar gesture which meant that they did not understand. Finally the matron said, "Osages?" How they laughed and nodded, and when she said, "Osages rich, heaps of money," the langh increased and their knowledge of English seemed to come to them intuitively. They understood all the time, bnt they are as cunning as foxes. Often at Chilocco the boys used to say: "Me ho savey," when asked to do a piece of work which they did not care to do. We told them in a laugh ing manner that they were smart and would soon learn. They learned surprisingly last. A PLEASAKT PBOSPECT. The Osage reservation is just across the Arkansas river not many miles from here. We can see the deep wooded timber loom ing up blue in the distance, like the view you catch of the Blue Bidge Mountains from some of the high elevations not far from Pittsburg. There are many nice sand plums on the Osage reservation, and eagles' nests, and yonng eagles, too, but we dare not go over there. The Osages are warlike. They killed several white men not long ago who were fishing in the Arkansas. It is a temp tation, though, when the river is low and we can ford it with onr ponies. The Ar kansas is a beautiful stream. Viewing it from Arkeketah's tepee, which stands just on the brow ofthe hill, or irom Harrowgar row's deserted house, wherein his newly wedded daughter died, is seen a lovely ex panse of country. Beautitul bends in tbe river, islands here and there and the rich timber of the Osage reservation,- uninhab ited apparently, free for the eagles nests and the dark red sand plum and the pecan and the dusky Minnehahas and Hiawathas, but a closed gateway to the enterprising, thrifty, but avaricious white man. The bridge is down that spans Bed Bock creek. It parted in the middle leaving each end clutching to tbe banks. The teams that pass must now go around by the ford, and it is surprising to seethe number of illit erate or negligent people who have gotten into the promised land and are disgnsted with it, and others who are lured on to it with poor worn-out horses and poverty in every feature. A sign has been erected tellinc them in good plain English that the bridge is down and pointing them in the direction of the ford. But they pass by it and must turn back. A gentleman who thinks he can make more effectual man, living or WW, m WHO IS THIS MAN? ssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss&'ississssselsssssssssss ilHiP nfinatf Mir. tha white rjeonle in 187R. nnd thi qimnla Tnrlion -. .-.voaj. - x x J - - . f.w . .... ---t medicine' has accomplished more cures than any similar medicine known to civilization. Tha OREGON first t used it to eradicate the Poisonous wxute adventurers, it cures DYSPEPSIA, LIVER COMPLAINT AND DISEASED KIDNEYS. All druggists kee-flt It has been imitated and counterfeited. The genuine ha? L name blown in the bottle and a cut of the greatest Indian Scout. P- Ma?, tm Whife Wramw tori Toff arc money by the scheme proposes to bnild-a bridge over Bed Bock creek, collect the toll - for ten years and then turn it over free to A CAUSE FOE CONGRATULATION. One of the schoolboys wbo left looking' gloomy, cross and crabbed, as if his liver were out of fix, returned the other day tha very picture of brightness. He had been on a nice visit to the Iowas, and the coun tenance of his friends had sharpened his. He came into tbe schoolroom in real gos sipy style and told me all the news. This was his conversation: "James Whitewater' down there. He's been in prison in Ne braska for IT years. What for? Why, for killing two white men when he was drunk. Has good clothes, just like he's been at school." Then he smiled and looked ex ultant, as if the murders he had committed and the disgrace of being in prison were nothing in comparison with the fact of his having good clothes and looking like a re turned schoolboy. We remember that the Otoes collected money to the amount of two or three hun dred dollars from the Indians in this tribe: to release this man from prison. It is very warm here, too warm for tha Otoes to make hay, but pleasant weather ' for dancing and general merry-making. Bedbisd. Tbe Absent-Minded Woman. 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