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A CITY OF 10,000,000. Out Vhat'e Wlmt Nrir York l X..w Setting lit Itrromr. The creator New York bill Is now a law and the metropolis Is on the way toward becoming the second city lu the world and perhaps In half a century the most populous city be uentli the sun. The bill merely per mits of :i vote of the people In New York, llrooklyn, and outlying towns md vil'ages as to whether they shall become part and parcel of New York politically as thv-y are now commer cially. The names of the communi ties which It is proposed to consoli date are besides Itrooklyn and New York, Long Island City, the towns of Westchester, Flushing, Newtown and Jamaica, portions of the towns of Last Chester, rclham and Hemp stead aud Richmond County. Next fall the people of these places will vote on the question, and If It bo de cided to consolidate legislation look ing to that end will be enacted. Gov. Flower is very enthusiastic over the measure and after he signed It he said: "What a magnificent municipality wc shall have If the plan this bill contemplates Is realized. 1 expect that within a short time after the articles of Incorporation are signed wo shall sec three, four or Ave new bridges connecting New York and llrooklyn: yes, and Long Island City and the Jersey shoro with us. Consolidation wilt hasten the day when wo shall have the most per fect system of rapid transit that can be conceived by mortal man. Wc hall have ttalus whirling us up to cent drilling test Tito position ot the holes was selected arlousl; ... random, and the st:el used In the drills was ordinary high-class Shef field steel. Subsequently Styrlan and Mushct's self-hardening steel were also tried. The drills were first tried with a temper corresponding to the usual "purple" for drilling Iron. Later soma were tried of n very stiff, strong form, completely hardened by being plunged In cold water and tin tempered lu any way. This condi tion corresponds to that of the tools found most suitable for cutting chilled Iron. Other drills were tried, ranging through all degrees of hard ness from that last described down to the softest "blue" temper for cutting Iron. The drills wcro lubricated by petroleum oil chiefly but In tho course or the trials other lubricants were used, such us water, spirits of turpentine, paratUue, malt vinegar, acetic acid, lemon juice, solution of soap and vegetable oil. Tho results were In ono sense uniform; no slnglo plate proved penetrable. Tho hard drills crumpled up under tho pressure whenever they came In contact with the hard steel lamination, while tho drills ot the softer class wero turned up or burned by abrasion. No matter what lubricant was tried tho result was the same. With such a material as this In the market the "cracking of safes is likely to become a decayed Industry. Chicago Saturday Record. Tcii-Irln'lnjt. Tea-drink I ng among men has all at once excited discussion. But it docs not appear to be known, says a y ISmur..2 Tiwn .... i'r. ASH BARREL JIMMY." The ftntTntlon Army'n Mrt Convert In the Vnlte.l Mute The first Salvation Army convert In America Is still living and serving the army In Boston. Ills conversion was brought about by Com missioner Kali ton, then In com mand of the A tMnklnnH nOAAa ??S. -"v- of tho nrtuv. nnd Supt. Thomas Byrnes, of tho New York po- 'AsnnAtinKt. jimmt." Hce. Mr. Byrnes was an Inspector of pollco at tho time, early In 1330. James Kemp, or "Ashbarrcl Jim my," as ho is more commonly called, (Iff K jkkkwws. I 'iriiTrtfty' "If T. JOHNSON CO., -MANUFACTURERS OF- COOPERAGE -AND DEALERS IN- Coopers'1 Stock. OFFICE and SHOP, 210 to 216 N. Carpenter St, czhic:aoo. il-iincdis. Tau cosraa -xxrmmw eo. mm m" in by. . " -"T i lit i y " tJ?rP Jwuc &FZZSM Jr--tTiAiav; Lv I ' I i7tt?..S?rFlJBE& i AimtmiuMU. fir fsfty.Qtfr i !!, titf! ns&s PI"1"' r && L1". V - J. B. PALLASCH, Real Estate and Loans. FIRE INSURANCE AND STEAMSHIP AO-ENOY MAP OF THE OUEATER NEW YORK. Territory which the now law provides thall be within tho corporutlon.. Harlem In a few minutes, instead ot an hour or more, and Brooklyn sub urbs can be reached In half an hour, Instead of two or thrco hours, as now. "With a bound New York's popu lation will be increased from about l.UUO.OOO to 3,000,000, which will make her tho second city in point of population In the world. Within tho next fifty years, should she continue her present rate of growth, her pop ulation will be nearly or quite 10,-000,000." WILD BILL A SOLID MAN. Tha Ilody of the Famou Deaperado Turnttd to Htonn Long Ago. The climate of Colorado Is so ex ceedingly dry In tho greater portion of the State that ordinary objects, such as potatoes, vegetables ot vari ous sorts, and even small animals, petrify when covered with sand. A considerable source of revenue to the guides nnd venders in tho Grand Can yon and other famous resorts is tho sale of petrified wood and other ma-te-ial to tourists. Human bodies have been known to undergo tho pot rltying process In numerous Instances. The body of Wild BUI, tho famous desperado, Is to-day solid stone. Ho was burled in a sandy country, near Tellurldo, and tho Washington Post ays that about four years ago hi) friends decided to put up a monument to his memory. They went out to bis grave, which is In tho open prairie, and one of the party, an old scout, was taken along to exactly locate whero tin was burled. Tho sand bad shifted and blown in great heaps, as it does all through that country, and the scout had a good deal of difficulty in absolutely locat ing tho spot. Finally he struck a mound that bo said hud Wild Bill under it Owing to the uncertainty of the situation and bis hesitancy, the party decided to dig down and see whether ho was right. They didn't want to put a monument over a sand heap unless it had Wild Bill under It. So they dug down. Pres ently the spudo run Into a rock a scarce thing In that country. They shoveled all around It and soon re vealed tho petrltlcd Image of Wild Bill, as perfect as the day he died, with not a traco ot decomposition. Even the clothes nnd shoes were turned to stone. Somo of the party wanted to tako the body up for pur poses of exhibition. But one of Bill's old pals, Shorty Jake, as he was called, remarked that the first man who tried to do so would find a bed In the hole that Bill tilled. So the Idea was abandoned. But If some adventurous museum man wants tho greatest drawing card on earth he can And it under Wild Bill's tomb stone. Very Hani Steel. Tho strong-rooms of a safety-deposit company in London are con structed throughout of steel, the doors iKslng faced further with a solid plato half an inch thick, of patent compn safe steel. What kind of ma terial this cotnpo safe steel It may be gathered from a description of a re contemporary, that nearly all men ot literary habits who exhaust nerve forco take to tea-drinking. Edwin Booth used to have a pot of tea sim mering in his stago dressing-rom. Preachers, orators, ant lawyers Und a cup of strong tea tho gentlest and most harmless of brain bracers, and It has no reaction. Tho reason wby young men affect ts dosplso tea drinking is that they associate it with declining power and old women. But tho truth Is that tea, if of a pure kind and properly "drawn," is about as Innocuous and pleasant a stimulant as a young man can resort to after a long worry or a drain of emotional or intellectual force. If it could bo made to take tho placo of champagne and absinthe, tho coming race would bo better off. Some of our restaurants have taken to fur nishing the extra tea that is served a la llussc that is, without milk, but with the addition of a sllco of lemon. She Got tho Wont or I. There was but ono vacant scat Ir tho car on tbe elevated road, and L was next to a woman, not handsome, but highly dressed. A middle-aged man entered, and on seeing him ap proach tho scat sho put her muff In it. Observing her littlo game, ho sauntered aimlessly along, and sat on tho roll of fur. Her Indignation and surprlso knew no bounds, nnd sho looked around tho car for sympathy, but everybody seemed to bo on tin side of tho man, who novor cracked a smile, nor showed by any sign that he knew what be liaa done. A salts bottle in tho muff got the worst of tho incident, and tho car was filled with a highly ammonlatcd odor for the next hour. Somehow or othes people like to seo an impolite and shrewish woman get the worst of It. In this case, there was a great deal of quiet laughter among tho passen gers who witnessed the affair, and more than one was heard to remark that It served her right. New York Herald. Big Enough. In Mrs. Laura E. Richards' de lightful picture of child-life, en titled, "When I Was Your Age," are descriptions of tbe littlo ones who are now the grown-up daughters of Sirs. Julia Ward Howe. Of "Flossy" sho writes: If Julia was llko Milton's "Pen- seroso," lossy was tne "Allegro" in person, or like Wordsworth's maiden, Adanclnu -Imps, an Imate rut, To haunt, to itarllo, and wviay. She was very small as a child. One day a lady, not knowing that the little girl was within hearing, said to her mother: "What a pltty Flossy is so small!" "I'm big Inside!" cried a littlo an gry voice at her elbow, and there wa Flossy, swelling with rage llko an of fended bantam. And she was big inside; her lively, active spirit seemed to break through tho little body and carry it along In spite ot Itself. Sometimes it was an Imnlsh snlrlt: always it was an en- 1 terprlslng one. HOW MftltUAHHtb JIMMY" WAS rOUSR was born In England and was early left an orphan. Ills childhood was spent on the London streets and be fore the age of 10 ho was arrested for drunkenness and scut to prison. At 17 ho was sent to this countty and In New York soon becamo Identlllcd with the worst clement of the city. He became a thief and a drunkard and about half his time wns spent In prison. He also Joined the notorious Whyo gang, a company of robbers and garrotcrs. In March, 1880, the Salvation Army came to New York and began to hold their meetings. Jimmy thought it would be great sport to go and see them but, finding an admis sion fee was charged at their meet ing, concluded to spend the littlo money in his possession for drink. Accordingly he got drunk. His com panions painted bis faco and rolled blm in sawdust and then kicked him out of the saloon. As he tumbled into tho street his hat blew off and, In his efforts to got It again, Jimmy fell into an ash barrel head first Thcro ho stuck and thcro tho pollcu found him. They could not get him out, so he was dragged by tho feet to the station liouso still in tho bar rel, yelling nt tho top of his lungs. When Jimmy was brought beforo the Judgo he was a sorry sight His faco was cut and bleeding, tho paint and sawdust still covered it, and his clothes wcie in. rags. The Judgo would have condemned him to Black well's Island, but Inspector Byrnes pleaded for him and suggested that no bo turned over to the Salvation Army that they might seo whether they could do anything with htm. The Judge consented and Jimmy was allowed to go, on condition of attend ing their meetings. He went to their ball, but a policeman thero re fused to let him enter and knocked him down with a club. Commis sioner Rallton, of tho army, went to Jimmy's assistance and bo was brought Into tho hall. In time ho was converted. Ho has persevered, and to-day tho Solvation Army has no more zealous or trustworthy mem ber thau "Ashbarrel Jimmy." LIVING IN A TRUNK. Office, 150 West Blnckhnwk Street. Residence, 37 Breslail St., Cor. Kms St, near Western Ave. OHIOAOO, ILL, ADOLPH J. SABATH, Real Estate and 1014 Teutonic Bonding, Loans. Specialty in f est and South Side Property. flow an Iiuporerliheil Actor Thua Kzl.ted for Two Week. "Speaking of actors living In their trunks," said a well-known player ro contly, "I havo a friend who actually performed that feat Ho took an at tic room in a New York lodging house for tho summer. Long bofore be got an engagement his money gavo out He 'stood oil' his lundlndy for thrco weeks. At last she' learned that bo bad been taking out his clothes, ono plcco ut a time, and pawning them, nnd that his trunk was empty. So sbo ordered him out Sho gave blm tho prlvllcgo ot remov ing his trunk by night, as he had to do tho moving himself. He told her bo was going to Hobokcn. "The next morning bis trunk was gono and she let tho room to another lodger. Sho never knew it, but he had merely taken his trunk up through tho hatchway to the roof. 3519 PLUMBER. and 3531 State St. (Tel. Onklnnd 48), Chicago. DRAINAGE VENTILATION. Cnrrier's European Hotel, 15 AND 17 SOUTH OLARK ST. 160 newly furnished rooms. Passenger elevator, steam heat and baths One block from City and County Build ing. Six principal theaters, one to thrse blocks. Kates, 50c, 75c and $1 per Day; $3.50 to $5 per Week. ANNA HOUSE, 102 and 104 N. Clark St., corner Indiana St., Chicago. THOMAS H CURRIER, Proprietor. THE USE OF THE CHAMELEON. fc.B-oiWn ibotbeMlb7 Florida flies. He buy a chameleon and there are no die. on hla. Uallo. THE CHICAGO SUPPLY CLUB. Th oldMt club of lt kind In xlstnc, and has mora mambars than all of tha ao-callad oluba oomblnad. Only olub that haa a atandlna; In tha loading oommarclal aganolaa of tha country. W lavlts vtrjuMrtom who btlUvtt to sqius detlln to Join our ftmoM club, whlh U ftrlM iaok itttif Mif6 it 11.00 pr week. w tiro tho oholee of tho 1 ollowlag trtlolti, viai PLUSH FABLOH SUITS, HKDHOOM BETB, BSWINO MACHINES, likOltl Of Oontl' UOIiD FILLED WATCHM, FOLDING) BED, BBATINO BTOVB. OVERCOAT or SUIT ot Olotfttl to eider. Hnndred an getting tbooholooof theee uMolM f or from D to tio. Trr your for tune. Remember no one euffere for your good look. It you ebould get tMMtlol for from k to tio yon would certainly nave tbe beet ot It. Yon can die well with little money by beooea log member ot our olub. The People' Friendship 1 oar motto. AffomU WMtael Suit 418, 265 to 260 Doarborn ttroj.pt. JAMES M. HEATH MANAGES O. M. NETTKRHTROM. JANES BA1RHTOW. IN HIE T11UNK ON IIAINV NIGHT He iinod It with old wrapping paper und he slept In it nights, being a short man und used to sleeping with his knocs bent. He kept tho cover down In tho daytime and open at night. On rainy nights ho put up his umbrella, which was large enough to cover tho whole trunk. Ho came and went to his lodgings by tho tiro cscapo of tho next house, ulways ar riving after dark and departing at the llrst slgji of dawn. "Ho used to say that tho flno vlow made up for the discomforts ho un derwent In his elevated quarters. He occupied this lodging for two weeks, at tho end of which time ho got an engagement. He's now drawing $12r a week and tho whole country would rccognlo his namo if T. were to glvo it away." United In Mifii'urtuiic. Tramp Give mo a dime, pleuso. I haven't had anything to eat In thrco days. Citizen Shako, old man. My wife's been doing the cooking, too, about that long. Detroit Free Press. Tun peacock throne of Shah Jchan was valued at WO, 000,000, his crown at r.000,OUO, and when ho died 1.10,000, 000 In gem was found la his treasury NETTUM & BMTV CONTRACTORS FOR W DIDO i er 1. 1. LHJCHUH, linger. 0M1 kwinren L m U 4 CUH T., CIHM looms, $1.0(1 por Day AND VFWAia, EtKtrft UcM Mil Still Nut M Ewrj Rim. THH HOTEL HAS 860 MOW. ABSOLUTELY FIEEPEOOF Am Koet Maadeomely Varmlefce of Aay out la tho Cltf . Offlee en tho (rronid floor. Two) paeeea. Eir eUvatora. A FIRBT-CLAiS BEHTAU ANT In eosnootlon. MRE el IEFFR0N, Propriety. ...emCi $ I --7 I Important... Jft Our stock of Foreign and Domestic J, PIECE GOODS is one of the largest $j& in the city. Our make is the finest, & and prices reasonable. SUITS made p i to your measure from $30 to $60. V t We invite your inspection. Jj IWM.H.WANAMAKER,g?,8te.l:i Street Improvements Room 24, No. 162 Washington Street, (Telephone 2825.) Oliioetgo. vim r,Ciu..T... jMHQflSapHBtns V& MFRs.or XaIMIolMICTeVj YirowAshe" t stejT" XmmXWmSitmmmWlifkw7 r ' roofing. SaveBaaaaaBaaaaaaminFflCE Jjr dvaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaam eaaaaaaaaaaaaiBlaaBj5ELEPM ..it. mm IMa I351A5ALIF, e CHICAGO: ONE 8'9 awvikvyayy' '' Metropolitan mil lorasTEn, mprietiif. 493-501 South. Jffpon-t., (NEAR TWELFTH-ST.), CHICAGO. l ( Theater. D. ACKERMAN & SON, WHOLE3ALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN Hard and Soft Coal Cor. 30th Street and Ward Avenue. Charles J, Byrne. Timothy F. Byrne. BYME BROTHERS Goal and Wood 632 WEST TWELFTH STREET. Best Quality. Lowest Market Price. Prompt Delivery. GREAT CHAMPION SALE! ;;Hji;:::i:;::::::::::::i;::ii;::::"::::::::::::;;;:vwwwi $50,000 Worth of Latest Style Spring Suits and Over . coats Single and Double Breasted Sacks and Cutaway Frocks, S9 SO Cannot be duplicated at $15.00 Oar Ftnnislg, Hat and Fasts Departments ARE OVERFLOWING WITH NOVELTIES. I GHBR k CO., Northeast Corner Clark and Lake Sts, and 256 State St,, Mn and Boy' Outfitter.