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Two slight breaks occurred o urred In the theIllinois theIilinois thoIllinois
Illinois Republican conv COnVefttioll ntion yes yesterday yesbrday yo yot ¬
terday t rday one whenYate when Yat811 rotes otea in two twocounties twocounties twocounties
counties were thrown for Lowden Lowdenand Lowdenan Lowdenand
and an the other when Lawrence Y YSherman YSht YSherman
Sherman Sht > rman temporarily pawed pu ed his dele delegates delegaffs dolegatPs ¬
gates over to Deneen Neither at attempt Mtfmpt attempt ¬
tempt to stampede eta mpede the convention conventionhad eonentiouhad
had the least effect however and andafter aDdafter andafter I
after two ballots b8n0t8 all hands returned returnedto
to t the support of their original candi candidates cnndidates candidates ¬
dates leaving the situation practi practically practically practicaI1y ¬
cally the same as a it was when the thefirst thefirst
first 1 rst ballot was cast When two bull bulldogs bulldogs bulldogs ¬
dogs get a firm hold on each other othersomebody othersomebody othersomebody
somebody has to run for the hose hoseJust hoseJust boceJust
Just who is going goln to do it in the Illi Illinois illinois Iii Iiinols ¬
nois convention no one seems to toknow toknow tokhow
know Even Uncle Joe Oannon is isspeechless isspeechless isspeechless
speechless speechlessThe speechlessThe speechlessThe
The body bod of Leonidas Hubbard jr jrof jrof Jrof
of Brooklyn New York the assistant assistanteditor usistantfjUtor aesistantejiltor
editor of Outing Outln who perished in inthe inthe Inthe
the wilds of Labrador while on an anexpedition anexpedition anexpedition
expedition of exploration oraUon and adven adventure adventure adroitture ¬
ture has been recovered The cof coffin coffin cotfin ¬
fin was dragged dra 475 miles on a sledge sledgeand sle sledgeand ge gean
and an brought home in a a sealing yes vessel yessel ¬
sel 5 > 1 The wanton sacrifice of this man manwas manwas manwas
was lamentable and declared decJar d the fol folly folb o1 o1ly ¬
ly of the inexperienced or the incau incautious Incautious menutIQUS ¬
tious attempting tasks for which they theyvere theyere theytvere
vere ere neither trainee nor fitted It IfHubbard ItHublard
Hubbard had taken even ordinary ordinaryprecautions ordinaryprecnutions ordinaryprectut1ons I
precautions in the tit simple matter of offood otfoo offood
food foo supply he would have been alive alivetoday alivetoda alivetoday
today toda But he took a 3 chance which whichno whichno whichno
no man fully acquainted with the theconditions theconditions theconditions
conditions would have dreamed of oftaking oftaking ottaking
taking Things did not turn out as ashe ashe ashe
he thought fhoi hey WQirtdj WQuldi i and i the thechance thechanle thechance
chance killed him himContrary himContralyto himContrarj
Contrary Contralyto Contrarj to the result foretold by bythe bythe bythe
the first test testvote vote te of the California CaliforniaDP CalifornIaDp CaliforniaJJt
DP JJt Mcratic cratlc convention William WllltamR WllltamRF R RI Ri
I i u aSt > t succeeded 5 su zce es1ed led in securing 8eeurln anln anlnstrutted ani anistructed n1I n1IShlldeJ
strutted delegation del Uon from that thatS State Stateby Stteby ite iteb3r
by the narrow margin of nineteen nineteenvotes nIneteenotfS nineteenvotes
votes otfS Aside from this the chief in interest interest interest ¬
terest centered around the tariff tariffClank tarifflank tariffank
Clank lank of oft tha e platform California CaliforniaDemocrats CalfforninDemocrats CaliforniaI5emocrats
Democrats mafcano pretenses preten es of being beingfree beIngfree beingfree
free traders ThfifSfate would not notstand notstand notetand
stand for it In filet the tariff plank planksubmitted planksUJmitted planksubmitted
submitted by the subcommittee to tothe tothe tothe
the main committee was considered consideredso
so thoroughly Republican that it was wassent wasI wasSeht
I sent f > ot t back for revision The plank plankadopted pla plank plankadopted k kadopted
adopted notes that th thonly > nly difference differencebetween dffierencebet differencebetcveen
between bet een the Democratic and Repub Republica ReublicJW Ropublici
lica parties on the tariff is the de degree degrf tIegree ¬
gree grf > of protection that shall be given givenend givent111 givenfflhI
end calls for the revision reYial n of the thepresent thoprfsent theprtsent
present Republican protective tariff tariffthe taritithe tariffthe
the parent of iniquitous ll CUltous trusts and andillegal andlllrgal andiIkgal
illegal combinations combinationsNot combinatlODLNot
Not having heard anything from fromhim tromblm fromhim
him for an extended period perll > d many manyfolks manyfolks manyfolks
folks probably came to the conclusion conclusionthat Cfnclion Cfnclionthat e4rnelnsionthat
that Webster Davis DaTi had ua1 shuffled umed off offthe Offthe offthe
the mortal coil as our friond friondShakespeare triendShakespeare friondShaIespeare
Shakespeare puts it for they theYcolId theYcolIdat could couldcot couldtt
cot at imagine him keeping quiotc qulet for forany forany forany
any length of time if living Thefalsity rj rjfalsity The lhefalsity
falsity of their conclusion is I revealed revealedby revealedby revealedby
by the intelligence wafted from New NewYork NayYork NewYork
York that General Samuel Pearson
01 > 1 Scraluon Sda ton Ba who ho claims to hav havhad have havehad
had something s methnc to do with the Boer Boervar Boerar Boorwar
war ar and Cornelius W Van der er Hoogt Hoogtwhom Boottwhom Eoogtwhom
whom Washington knows had a great greatieal areatal grouteal
ieal eal al to do with the Boer war have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been arrested arre ted charged ehar d with sn snpicion ana anaidon suepicion
picion idon of blackmail in connection connectionwith conn8Ctlonwith connectionwith
with Mr Davis and the sum of J40 J40IJOI 40 40um 40tfrUO
IJOI um > which he is supposed ppc d to have re refj received
reived fj ed from tromtJteBoss the th Boers Suspicion of ofblackmail ofLlakma1I ofLIakmall
blackmail J le is a new DeW one on us but butwe butwe butwe
we are not surprised Webrter Davis Davishas Davtahaz Davisbat
has a positive po itlTe genius for springing springingnew IIprlnctacnew spzingtngiew
new iew ones on everybody everybodyThe eerybodyThe everybodyThe
The Poolrooms Poolroomsv Pooh oQms oQmsA
v ¼
A Telegraphic Blufi Which which Frighten Frightenthe Frightenthe Prightenathe
the Sports SportsWhen SportsWhen SportsWhen
When Col Robert C dowry presi president pre8ldent preutdent ¬
dent of the Western Union Telegraph Te1esraphCompany TelraphCompany TelegraphCompany
Company announced at 2 oclock oclockyesterday oclockypsterd8Y oclockyesterday
yesterday afternoon that he had or ordered 01 01dpred ortIered ¬
tIered the company to cease giving a ahorse ahorse ahone
horse race news service to the pool poolrooms poolrooms poolrooms ¬
rooms of New York all the sports sportsin sportsIn sportain
in the city with straight tips tt in thou theitbonnets theflbonnets thoubonnets
bonnets and aD4 money mone in their clothes clothesvent clotheilYent clotheswent
vent into a quick decline declineThe declineThe declineThe
The total effect of the order seemed seemedenormous Heme Hemenormou seemedtuormous <
enormous normou They figured that it would wouldmean wouldmean Wouldmf
mean mf > an the closing of every place in Ute Uterountry thecountry U e ecountry
country where pools pooJawere were taken The Theonly Theonly Theonly
only resort near Washington where wherean wherean wherean
an optimistic gentleman aen IIUUI could back backhis baekhis backhis
his convictions onvlctlo concerning eoncelJlln a piece of ofhorseflesh ofhorseftcah ofhorseflesh
horseflesh had heart disease though thoughnot thoual1not thoughUut
not to the extent of potting up the theshutters theshutters theshutters
shutters shuttersIt
It wafc w ftgnrod out that as horse horseracing horseracing horseracing
racing lived on betting this Uti cutting cuttingoff Bittingoff 41ttfngoft
off of the poor mans betting palace palacewould DAlaQQwould palaceswould
would mean the end of horse racing
I Iwould
Of course some said that handbooks handbookswould hand handbookswould books
would multiply on the streets with withthe withthe wIththe
the result re ult that gambling would be become become become ¬
come more widespread Yideeprend than under the thepoolroom thelx theioolroom
poolroom lx > olroom regime r me It was a trifle dif difficult difftcult difcult ¬
ficult cult to follow this line of reasoning reasoningbut reasoningImt reasoningbut
but anything went in the panic panicWhat panIcWhat panicWhat
What was the astonishment a tonishment of all allconcerned allconcerned allconcerned
concerned therefore to perceive that thatnotwithstanding thatnotwithstanding thatnotwithstanding
notwithstanding Colonel Clowrys an announcement announcement announcement ¬
nouncement the poolrooms were wererunning wererunnIng wererunning
running as usual Bets were placed placedodds placedodds placedodds
odds were posted scratches reported reportedand reportedand reportedand
and results announced without a achange achange achange
change in the customary program programOf programor programOf
Of course you say sai Clowry was a aliar aliar aliar
liar Not at all The telegraph com company compftny cornpttny ¬
pany had gone out of the business all allright allrigh allright
right but a syndicate had taken it itup itup itup
up Great is the syndicate syndicateChurchGoing sJ syndictteGhurchGong < ndI dte dteChurchGoing
ChurchGoing ChurchGoingThe
The Position of Man in This Important ImportantMatter ImportantMatter ImportantMatter
Matter MatterPossibly MatterPo MatterPoesibly
Possibly Po ibJ3r on account of the approach approachof
of summer and the consequent sug suggeitiveness sugtlYeness suggeutiveness
geitiveness tlYeness of the heated term the thepreachers thetreachers thepreachers
1
preachers treachers are voicing their peripatetic peripateticinquiries peripateticinquirIes peripateticInquiries I
inquiries why more men do not go to tochurch tochurch tochurch
church churchIf churchrf churchrr
If the preachers are honest and andcourageous andcourageous andcourageous
courageous enough to face the issue issuesquarely Issuesquarel issuesquarely
squarely they can cnn find a ready readyenough readyenough readyenough
enough answer to their question quesU n by byascertaining byascertaining byascertaining
ascertaining what element it Is that thatgains thatgains thatgains
gains and holds the fixed allegiance allegianceof
of serious s rlous men menThe menThe menThe
The preachers will learn that such suchmen suchmen suchmen
men are attracted by practical things thingsby thIngsby thingsby
by the method which works by bJ < the themode themode themode
mode of thought which helps them in intheir Intheir intheir
their daily < life by bringing about aboutharmony aboutharm aboutharmony
harmony harm on joy peace and comfort comfortWithout comfortWIthout comfortWithout
Without question many men make makegrievous makegrIevous makegrievous
grievous errors in choosing what whatthey whatthey whatthey
they believe will be good for them themThey themThey themThey
They choose the pursuit of money or orof orof orof
of fame or the gratification of the thephysical thepl1ysical thephysical
physical senses They forget the thesolid thesolid thesolid
solid philosophy < of enlightened self selfinterest selfinterest selfinterest
interest which declares that no man mancan mancan mancan
can get good for himself as an ulti ultimate ultimate nIt nItmate ¬
mate condition who does not bring bringgood brInggood bringgood
good to his fellow man manIt manIt manIt
It is doubtful if any really success successful successful successful ¬
ful man goes through the world with without without without ¬
out a definite ethical system of deal dealIng dealIng dealIng
Ing with men In In I so far as this sys system system systern ¬
tem promotes justice and good for all allIt allIt allIt
It may be accurately accuratel defined as the thereligion therell thereligion
religion rell on of the man who practices it itIn ItIn itIn
In the face of the conditions there therefore therefore therefore ¬
fore is there any doubt that the rea reason reason ronson ¬
son why men neglect the established establishedmeans establishedmeans establishedmeans
means of grace Is because they theydo theydo theydo
do not find them of practical pracUclal use in inthe Inthe Inthe
the daily affairs of life For some somereason somereason somereason
reason or other the mode of living livingunder livIngunder livingunder
under the name of Christianity fails failsto falIBto fallsto
to work wh whn m applied appliedIf appliedIt
It we can believe the accounts that thathave thathaT6I thathartacorne
have hartacorne come down to us this was not notthe notI notthe
I the case with primitive Christianity ChristianityTheworks ChrIstianityThiworks ChristianityThoworks
Theworks Thiworks of Jesus Je us and his Immediate Immediatefollowers immediatefollowers immediatefollowers
followers were eminently practical practicalWith practicalWith practicalWith
With the possible po sible exception of Paul Paulthe Paulthe Paulthe
the first of the theologians they ac accompanied accompanled c ccompanIed ¬
companied a minimum of philosophy philosophywith phlIosophywith philosophywith
with a 8 maximum of works worksBasing worksBasing worksBasing
Basing judgment solely on the thefruit thefruit thefruit
fruit of the teaching may one not ask askin askin askIn
in all seriousness earnestness and andkindliness andkindlfne andkindliness
kindliness s if there may not be some somefault somefault somefault
fault with the teaching of modern modernchurches modernchurches modernchurches
churches to account for the evident evidentlack evIdentI
I lack of practicability pracUcabllltwhich which men find findin findIn findI
I I in its works worksIndividuals worksIndivIduals worksIndividuals
Individuals who have trouble in ingetting Ingetting ingetting
getting along with the rest of the theworld theworld theworld
world are apt to consider the rest of ofthe oftle ofthe
the world to blame Actually how however howOTer however ¬
ever the fault is really with them themselves themselveK themselves ¬
selves There may be something of ofthis ofthIs ofthis
this same sort the trouble with those thosechurches thosechurches thosechurches
churches which whl h find it so difficult to tokeep tokeep tokeepalive
keep keepalive alive in a world hungering for forthe forthe forthe
the bread of salvation
Saluting the Bride BrideArguments BrideArguments BrideArguments
Arguments Pro and Con the Revival of ofa ofa ofa
a Declining Custom CustomAn CustomI
I An interesting Inter6Un sociological problem problemis
is brought to the front by the ex experience experience cxperience ¬
perience of a a Pole whose wh < present res residence residence ronidence ¬
idence is 1 New York city This Pole Polewas Polewas Polewas
was married the other day and an as is isthe isthe Isthe
the custom among his people invited invitedall Invitedall invitedall
all his friends around aroun to kiss kI s the thebride thebride thebride
bride brideOne brideOne brideOne
One of them liked the sensation sensationmuch so somuch somuch
much that he refused to quit after the theone theone theone
1 one customary chaste salute but butOlga butOlga butOlga
Olga Nethersolelike butted in for a afrill afl ariai
frill fl ll bakers dozen before the bride bridegroom brldeIroom bridegroom ¬
groom moat appropriately < landed landedwith lan landedWith ed edwith
with his fist on the feature that was wasworking wasworkInl wasworking
working overtime with the bride It Ittarled Itartlad Itstarted
started a 8 free fight which culminated culminatedin culminateIn
in the arrest arre t of the bridegroom and andhis andhi andhis
his hi offensive friend and an a fine 1 ne in incourt Incourt Incourt
court courtWe courtWe
We e have noticed of recent years a atendency at atendency
tendency t Ddtme to cut out the most Inter Interstlng In Interouting er ertine
outing tine part of the marriage ceremony ceremonythe ceremonythe ceremonythe
the kissing kiin of the blushing bride by byall byaU byall
all the males who could get within withinreaching withinfeaclt1ng withinreaching
reaching distance The result of the thecut thecut thecut
cut has been a scarcity Inchest men menand menand menand
and an increase in the fee required by bythe bythe bythe
the clergyman clergymanWe clergymanWe clergymanWe
We had believed that the gradual gradualdiscontinuance gradual4tt1Oontinuance gradualdiscontinuance
discontinuance of the custom was wasdue wasdue wasdue
due to the development of deplorable deplorableartificiality deplorableartlfteiallty deplorableartlilciality
artificiality in modern society and andthe andthe andthe
the consequent absence of that fresh freshand freshanel freshand
and buoyant spirit so characteristic characteristicof
of our ancestors ance tors United with this thispossibly thispoutbly thisposstbty
possibly was the Increased respect for formicrobes formlcrobM formicrobes
microbes microbesBeing mlcrobMBeing microbesBeing
Being safely married ourselves we wehave wehave wehave
have rather favored a return to the thegood theOOd thegood
good OOd old times UmeS when one at least leastget leastget leastget
get a smackin smael 1n return for his wedding weddingpresent weddIngprent weddingpresent
present We Ve have seen many brides bridesfor brIdestor bridesfor
for whose sake we would gladly have havetaken havetaken havetaken
taken a a ohance against the doctors doctorsBut doctorsBut doctorsBut
But WQ acknowledge that this Pol
ish experience has rather dampened dampenedour
our osculatory ardor We are free to toadmit toadmIt toadmit
admit that possibly the sophistry and andcynicism an ancynIcIsm andcynicism
cynicism of today would make es essential essential ensential ¬
sential a course cour courc c of training in vir virginal virgInal virginal ¬
ginal innocencyf innocencyfThe InnocenctThe lnnocenc lnnocencThe
The man without tact is as socially sociallyimpossible soclal1yImpossIble sociallyImpossible
impossible as the th nan ian without breed breeding breedIn breedlug ¬
lug In and assuredly assuredl it is not tactful to toapproach toappr toapprcach
approach appr ach a bride with a fixed purpose purposeof pur purposeo1 ose oseof
of o1 breaking the kissing record made madein madeIn madeIn
in the back parlor the evening after afterthe afterthe afterthe
the gas had been turned low and th thold tllold thold
old folks safe in bed bedThe bedThe bedThe
The Negro Politician PoliticianCourse PoliticianCourse PolIticianCourse
Course of the Republican Party in the theSouth th thSouth theSouth
South SouthThe SouthThe SouthThe
The Republican party in the South Southern Southeni j jern
ern States has a somewhat knotty knottyproblem lmottyproblem knottyproblem
problem on its hands in the shape shapeof shapeof i iof
of the negro politician Shorn of his hispower hispower hispower
power in the States which have dis disenfranchised dlsenfranchised disenfranchised ¬
enfranchised the negro he is if yet a apower apower apower
power in some other States and an the theparty theparty theparty
party cannot afford entirely to disre disregard disregard disregard ¬
gard him anywhere It is said saI that thatI thatthe
the course to be adopted will be that thatof thatof thatof
of conciliation of the white Repub Republicans Republicans Republicans ¬
licans so far as possible and the oc occasional occasional occaslonal ¬
casional appointment to office of a anegro anegro anegro
negro who shall be an exceptionally exceptionallygood exceptionallygood exceptionallygood
good specimen of his race and enjoy enjoythe enjoythe enjoythe
the confidence and respect of his hiswhite hIswhite hiswhite
white neighbors In short in ardor ardorto ordorto orderto
to get office hereafter a negro must mustbe mustbe mustbe
be the kind kIn of man of whom it can be besaid besaid besaid
said that if all negroes were like him himreconstruction hImreconstruction himreconstruction
reconstruction horrors would never neverhave neverbave neverhave
have happened happenedIt
It is lamentably true that a large largeproportion largeproportion largeproportion
proportion of the negro n gro politicians in inthe inthe inthe
the South and In the North too toohave toohave toohave
have not been of this type To be besure besure besure
sure politicians everywhere are arehardly arehardly arehardly
hardly of the highest type of men as asa asa asa
a rule but the peculiar conditions of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the South make it necessary for the theavoidance theavoidance theavoidance
avoidance of friction that the negro negropolitician Dogropolitician negropolitician
politician should be bt Thus far there therehas therehas therehas
has been too general a disposition dispositionamong dIspositionamong disposiUojamong
among white people to take at his hisown hiS hiSown hisown
own valuation every selfstyled selfstyledspokesman selfstyledspokesman selfstyledspokesman
spokesman of the negro race Paul PaulLaurence Paulaurence PaulLaurence
Laurence aurence Dunbar once made a chary charyactor char chalacter charactor
actor in one of his stories say sayThese sayThese sayThese
These white people among whom whomwe whomwe whomwe
we live are a very credulous peple peopleand pepleand pepleand
and let a negro present himself as a arepresentative arepresentative arepresentative
representative negro and spokesman spokesmanof
of his race and they immediately immediatelytake immediatelytake Immediatelytake
take him at his word wordAnd wordAnd wordAnd
And that is in innumerable cases caseswhat caseswhat caseswhat
what has actually actuaIl been done doneA doneA doneA
A Queen in Straits Straitsj StraitsThe StraitsThe
j The Real R l Reason Why Queen Liliuoka Liliuokalani Liliuokalani Liliuokalani
lani Does DoesN Not ot Come to Meals MealsSome MealsSome MealsSome
Some mean person has informed informedthe Informethe informedthe
the public of the true reason why whyQueen whyQueen whyQueen
Queen Liliuokalani does not come comedown comedown comedown
down to meals and is intending to toleave toleave toleavethe
leave leavethe the St Louis Exposition The Thereason Thereason Thereason
reason is that she sh cannot get g t through throughthe throughthe throughthe
the door of the diningroom The Thedoor Thedoor Thedoor
door it is said is less than two feet feetwide feetwIde feetwide
wide and too narrow for her majes majestys majests majestys ¬
tys horizontally majestic figure It ItIs ItIs
Is this and not ill health which whichcauses whIchcauses whichcauses
causes her to tp give up the tll position of ofone ofOl1e ofone
one of the chief attractions of the theexposition theexposition theexposition
exposition expositionIt
It may appear to the casual ca ual ob observer obseryer observer ¬
server however as If this story were wererather wererather wererather
rather harder on the hotel than on onthe onthe onthe
the exqueen A hotel doorway less lessthan lessthan lessthan
than two feet wide might prove a asource asource asource
source of inconvenience inconyenlence to other peo peopie peopIe peopie
pie besides her Hawaiian majesty It Itmight Itmight Itmight
might be troublesome tro bl88ome to her great greatand greatand greatand
and good goo friend should he chance chanceto chanceto chanceto
to attend the exposition Imagine Imaginethe Imaginethe Imaginethe
the advertisement It would be to the thehotel thehotel thehotel
hotel to toh haVe Ve Grover Cleveland stuck stucknot stucknot stucknot
not on but in it itWe itWe
We Ve have h ve already heard heard thins things
about the exposition which make It Itseem itseem itseem
seem desirable to the average Amer American AmerIcan AmerIcan ¬
ican to measure his pocketbook be before before before ¬
fore attempting attemPt g to take in its won wonders wonders wontiers ¬
ders If this story is true and an that thatdoorway thatdoorway thatdoorway
doorway is typical it may be neces necessary necessary necosnary ¬
sary to measure ones diameter as aswell aswell aswell
well It would woul not be agreeable to toland toland toland
land safoly at the exposition exp ition and andthen andthen andthen
then have to train down before efore one onecould onecould onecould
could get into the diningroom to get getanything getanythin getanything
anything to eat eatThe eatThe eatThe
The scarcity > > of playgrounds play round In a 8 big bigcity btgcity bigcity
city IB woefully apparent when roofs roofshave roaCHhavo roofshave
have to be built with a view to the thesafety thefet thesafety
safety fet of the children who will play playthere playthere playthere
there thereA thereA thereA
A motorman In New N w York becoming becomingaware becomingaware becomingaware
aware that he was BO going hue to have a 11 fit fitalopped fitstopped fitstop
stopped stop the car and had It out with withhimself withlimltelt withhimself
himself but the passengers on that car jenrwill carw111 caryi1l
will probab proballly avoid riding after him himhereafter himhereafter himhereafter
hereafter hereafterParkers hereafterParkers hereafterParkers
Parkers boom seems to give him an animpediment anImpediment animpediment
impediment In his speech and Bryans Bryansspeech BrlUlsspoaeb Bryansspeech
speech has hu proved the Impediment to his hisboom hisboom hisboom
boom boomThe boomrhe boomrite
The ice trust says that last winter winterWas winterwas I Iwas
was so cold that Ice will be high thin thinsummer thlllItummer tidesummer
summer Apparently there wver will willbe willbe willbe
be a winter Just right for plenty snty of ice iceIt IceIt iceIt
It is announced that Hearst doe does doesnot doesnotintend not notintend notIntond
intend to bolt > olt but it may happen that thathe thuthe thathe
he will be bolted out outA outA outA
A USEFUL FEATURE FEATURETwo FEAT FEATURETwo RE RETwo
Two New York women went apart apartment ApartUlent apartzent ¬
ment hunting not long ago and were werepleasantly wei weipkssantly VCleplUlsantly
pleasantly surprised to find at the end endof en enof enc encof
of their first days search an apartment apartmentwhich apartmentwhich apartmentwhich
which seemed to be exactly suited to totheir tQt totheir
their t lr needs It was new desirably de lm ly situ situated altuuhod situated ¬
ated and Inexpensive Inetpen inexpensivethree lvethree three rooms and andbath undhAth nudbatik
bath said aid the Janitress jRnltre all with out outside OUtaide outside ¬
side exposure The prospective pro pecUve tenants tenantsv tennnlswalked tenantstLIked
walked v Hiked through the rooms examining examiningoery examlnln examlnlne examiningesery
oery e er feature featureBut featureDut featureBut
But where is the bathroom they theyinquired theytnlulred theyfniuird
inquired inquiredThe tnlulredrite fniuirdfto
The janltresft janltle anitrees pointed to an alcove alcovewhich alcovewhich alcovewhich
which was wa as furnished with gayly SKyl colored coloredhangings coloredhangings coloredbannings
hangings and an awkwardlooking awkwardlookingdivan Rwkwaldlookh g gdhn
divan covered with pillows pillowsThere pfl10WLnaere pillowsrItore
There it IB she explained my m lat lattenants lattenanta lttttenants
tenants said it it was wn in the way so they theymarte tltt tlttmildI thts3rmade
made a oozy corner out ut of It Of course courseif COUNeIt courseif
if you OU want to use u e it as a bathroom bathroomyou bAthroony bthroonycu
you y < tU can tnke the cover cov rnd and qnd pillows off olfthe oUth offthe
the th tub tubHarpera Harpers Weekly
IN IN SOCIETY SOCIETY S CIRCLE CIRCLEi
FRENCH KIN NSMEN NSMENoiDEFARAONB EN ENOF
OF oiDEFARAONB oiDEFARAONBhIde DE fARAMONn fARAMONnUncle
Uncle and Aunt of Attadle AttadleCame ilttacl Attae1YeCome e eCOllIe
Came to His Wedding WeddingMLLE WeddiiigMLLE VeddingMLLE
MLLE YVONNE BRIDESMAID BRIDESMAIDf BRIDESMAIDMarriage BRIDESMAIDMarriage BRIDESMAIDMarriage
f
Marriage to Miss Langham Will Takc TakePlace TakcPlace TakcPlace
Place May 24 in St Matthe 1rtatthevChurch Matthes MatthesChurtfn fs fsChurch
> Church ChurchWith ChurchHh ChurtfnWith
With Hh the Ul arrival here today todayMarquis fJ6 e thf thflIIurquls th thMarquis
Marquis and Marchkmess de tctoJzms tctoJzmsuncle illzs lfeIzeeauncle illzsuncle
uncle and aunt 8unt of Lieutenant jleutenant JeutenantCoixmunt1or JeutenantCoixmunt1orde Coismnnilor Coismnnilorde CotLmndor CotLmndorde
de Faramontl off ot the French ein3D e1JMssy e1JMssyarrangements 1i JJs 9 y yarrangements yarmngementa
arrangements for the marriage > ar i Miss MissIvy MissIvy lI88Ivy
Ivy Langham and the theyoung young Frenchman Frenchmanre
are re now complete completeMlie C01n1letelle completeMIle
MIle lle Yvonne cousin of Vuwpunt de deFaramorid deFanmonda doFaramoad
Faramorid Fanmonda companled her praxmts ts to tothis tothis tothis
this country and will be bridesmaid brldet lwtld at atthe litthe t ttho
the wedding WedcUn while MISS Langham Lanba sis sister r rter aleter ¬
ter of the brideelect will HI be maId of ofhonor 01honor ofhonor
honor honorViscount honorYlscount honorViscount
Viscount da Faramond went wen to toNew toNewYork New NewYork NewYork
York yesterday e tcrc1ay to meet his relatives reavos who whoarrived whoarrived whoarrived
arrived from tr from ht France and brought bro ht them tlfcmto litemto themto
to Washington today todayThe todayrho todayThe
The marriage marriage will take pknic pl8 c May 31 31at 51at I Iat
at St Mathews Church at Uoclock Uoclockand 1 oclock oclockand oclockand
and will be followed by a wedding break breakfast breakfast breakfast ¬
fast at the German embassy The affair affairwill affairwill affairwill
will be kept keptlllrietJy strictly official tczd f r few If Ifany Itan ifany
an any guests will be present outside of the theDiplomatic theDlploml1tlc theDiplomatic
Diplomatic Corps with 1tl1 the exception e eptJon of ofsome otBOrne ofsome
some of the higher officers in the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States navy navyThe nav navrhe navyThe
The German ambassador IJaron 1 nron < < ron Speck Speckvon Speckvon Speckvon
von Sternburg brotherlnLrw of MISS MlseLangham MISSLangham 11 s sLangham
Langham will give her b r a away vay and am a alike alike alike
like office will YlUIle be perfornjod perforll for the thegroomelect thegroomelect th thgroomelect
groomelect by M Jusserand Ju Juseerandthe erand the French Frenchambassador Yrouchambassador FreItChambaAitdor
ambassador ambassadorMr
Mr and Mr Mrs Arthur Lacsfcam uncle uncleand UIKIend unclend
and nd aunt iunt of the Misses lU Lsiaghum L Ullham mham and andBaroness andBaroness nd ndBarone
Baroness Barone SternburK Sternbu nave arrived from fromLouisville tramLouisville fromLouisville
Louisville Ky to be pntsent at sh shwedding ht htwedding = t twedding
wedding weddingCongratulations weddingConsratuJationa weddingCongratulations
Congratulations poured in J upon J H HVan HVan HVan
Van Hoijen secretary of the Nether Netherlands Netherlands Netherhands ¬
lands legation and Miss Sbertina Win WtnIhrop Wlnlhrop Winthrop
Ihrop who were married tit I it the home of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the bride in New York yesterday after afternoon afternoon afternoon ¬
noon Mr Van ROfjen hrfe been a gen general senend genoral ¬
end favorite here during his several severalyears Hveralears severalyears
years ears connection with the Diplomtlc DiplomtlcCorps DfplomUcCorps DiplomticCorps
Corps and everyone wished him nil joy In Inhis Inhis Inhis
his bride and in his ne tv post po t of duty dutyat dutyat dutyat
at Constantinople for which hkh he leaves leavesAmerica lea leaAmerlea leavesAmerica
America in the near future futureOnly tub futteOnly U UOnly
Only a few invitations were Issued l sued for forthe forthe forthe
the wedding but several severa hundred guests guestsa
a number of them from Waahlaton Washington at attended attfnded attended ¬
tended the reception whteh whh h followed followedThe foJlowedThe followedThe
The Rev Dr William flUl1n R Huntingtos Huntingtosrector Hunttngtfarector Huxttlngtoarector
rector of Grace Churela officiated and andthe andthe andthe
the brides brother Robert noert Dudley Win Winthrop WInthrop Winthrop
throp save Ave her away Mr Van Rol RolJens Rol1en Itolions
Jens 1en beet man was Yonkheer R de deMarees deI doMarees
I Marees Van YanSwfnder Swinderen n the newlyap newlyappointed newlyappointed newlynppointed ¬
pointed Netherlands rrinister ro n1ster Viscount Viscountde Vi Viscounttie count countde
de Faramond acted aS a muster of core ceremonies ce coremonies re ¬
monies moniesThe monIesTIle moniesThe
The engagement enga f nt Is announced of r Ar AIe1U AIe1Ub ArVhUbald < enl enlbttld
bald b Id Gary Harrison and nd Mfas Helena HelenaWalley HeleftnYaney HelounWalley
Walley daughter of the tet JateMr hats Mr and andMrs aallMrs andMrs
Mrs William WalleK WIIe Wl te to of BOStOn and andBar Il adBar ll llBar
Bar Harbor Mr 11 Hejrriaon fa a brother brotherof
of Representative RepteHftU tlve tliwrteort tIAn JOfI of t New NewYork NewYorl NewYork
York and Mr Fairlax Harrison The Thewedding Thewedding 1hewedding
wedding will be a atrJlet iriiet JIet one and n is ex expected expected expected ¬
pected to occur oceurRt at I liar far Harbor HarborPERSONAL HarborPERSONAL HarborPERSONAL
PERSONAL GOSSIP GOSSIPAND GOSSIPAND GOSSIPAND
AND CHITCHAT CHITCHATChristening CHIT CHITCHATChritening CHA T TChrjtening
Christening Feast at Argentine Lega Legation LegationBanquet LegationBanquet ¬
tion tionBanquet Banquet of Slavic Alliance Alliancein Alliancein
in Nww N York YorkThe YorkThe YorkThe
The Argentine minister and S Senora SenoraIerou SnoraMerou nora noraMerou
Merou Ierou will hold toe christening fat of oftheir ortbelr oftheir
their youngest daughter born last lastmonth Jutmonth lastmonth
month at the legation May 30 The Pe Peruvian Peruvian Psruvian ¬
ruvian minister Stenor nor CaMeron will 111 act actas actas actas
as godfather for tlte ie ehtttis little one oneM oneI
M I Bobroff of the Russian embassy embassywill embassywill
will 111 go to New Nework York tomorrow to at attwnd attund atbend
bend a 8 banquet felven tvea by the Slavic al alliance alUance alhIance ¬
liance
Mr Bobroff wflll idll em leave Washington in inthe inthe Inthe
the near future e to fight sht for the des destinies datlnles destinles ¬
tinies of his hi brothers in the Far East Bastand Eastand zt ztand
and has shown his patriotism by signi signifying signifying ftptl ftptltying ¬
fying his willingness to go as a private privatesoldier prIvatesoldIer privatesoldier
soldier if he fails fidl to secure a commis commission com commlsslor mls mlsIdon ¬
sion sionMr
Mr lr Bobrolt has uu been a groat favor favorite favorIte favorite ¬
ite in Washington society lIOCIet taking a aprominent aprominent
prominent place pla e in all social affairs attal ffiri A Anumber J Jnumber Anumber
number dinner parties and lunCheons luncneotiawill lun lunCheonswill heon heonwJ11
will be given Iven in his hi honor before he heleaves beleav lieleaves
leaves leavesMr leav leav1lr leavesMr
Mr and Mnf Mr Mrg Arnold Hague have closed cl cltheir closedtheir
their I StreepL Street house and opened their theirNewport theirNeW1rl theirNewport
Newport villiufer the summer summerMrs summerMrs ummelIrs
Mrs Irs Aud Audfnrled nri d returned yesterday yesterdayfrom yesterdayfrom uterdfty uterdftyfrOln
from from a ofst to the former Attorney AttorneyGeneral Attorne AttorneGeneral AttorjeyGeneral
General and Mrs Irs Griggs at their home homeat homeat homeat
at PatersonJ Paterson N J JDr JDr JDr
Dr and JZLrs lLrs James Fernande Mitch Mitchell Mitchell Mitcheli ¬
ell have returned re ixirned rned from Virginia where wherethey wherethey wherethey
they spent pe t their honeymoon and are at atthe atthe atthe
the home of o Mrs lrs Mitchells parents PkrentiJJI PkrentiJJIIIt8saC T 2
Massachusetts IIt8saC 2husHts 8flt Avenue A Aii until the theytaKe theytaKelJOIISCHI tboyakeimasessIn xdike xdikepossession
possession lJOIISCHI ii < fn n of their tin tinStreet new n w home on 01 Nine Nlna2husHts Nineteenth n8 n8teenth
teenth Street trft and n nMr < DU1JOntCJrcle DU1JOntCJrcleMr DUIOflt Circle CircleMr
Mr and Irs Richard Watson Glider Gilderare Glider8re Gliderare
are among amoz the many notable New York Yorkvisitors YorkI Yorkvisitors
visitors I ltorsnov nov in Washington Mr and
Mrs Gilder are at the Gordon GordonMrs GordonMr GordonMrs
Mrs Mr Vim y Renaselaer Cruger enter entoutiJnetl en entertzlned tee teetJdned
tiJnetl aL 11 luncheon informally today todayAmong todayAmon todayAmong
Among Amon < < her ier guests gue t8 were Signor Cey Ceytaro COJtaro Ceitaro
taro the new attache of the Italian em emasy
Ii4 Lt asy y aptd n atd Guwtuvus Monroe MonroeCscarS 1lonroeCscarS MonroeCscarS
CscarS Strauss of New York for former fOlmer fozmer ¬
mer minister ml hJHter to Turkey is stopping at atthe atthe atthe
the New Wlllard WlllardDonJuberto WillardDon V1UardDon
DonJuberto Don Jm klberto > erto Teoboli son of the the Mar Marwho lIarq MarlUin7pbOhl
q lUin7pbOhl IIroboll who visited tatted in WaahinKion WaahinKionlast Vaalu1ngonhart ashh1K ou oulurt
last wok w k and Is now in New York YorkprcbaLfly YorkprcbnUly YorkprcbaLtly
prcbaLfly will return to the Capital Canttal for forSaturday rnrSntur forSaturcaty
Saturday Sntur a and Sunday and will be en eatertaiiKHl entertahmd entertnind
tertaiiKHl by y the charge daffaires of the theItalian theItuUnn theItahitin
Italian embassy and Countess Celere CelereENTCED CelereENli CelereENTCED
ENTCED ENli ED TO COLUMBIA COLUMBIABfr COLUMBIAtfY COLUMBIABfr
Bfr Bfr OFFER OF HIGH WAGES WAGESHvmdreds WAGESHt WAGESlleidreds
tfY
Hvmdreds Ht dred of Amer American an laborers have havebeonf havebeel havebeoi4lnduced
beel beoi4lnduced beonf Induced to go to British Columbia Columbiabv Columbllby
by tiuudulent nudulent offers of high wages on onthe onthe Onthe
the Alaska Central Railway wafjM United UnitedStates UnitedStates nlted nltedStnNS
States Consul Dudley Dudle at Vancouver B BC BC BC
C has lla advised the State Department Departmentof D18rtr llt lltot
of the imposition Impo lUon on American Amer n working workingmen worklntrm workingmu
men menOn m muOn In InOn
On Monday Ionda 180 men afrived in Van Vanco VDco Vanco
co hver from Kansas Kan a City CIt and many manyother manyother manyotler
other men have passed paalle through Seattle SeattleIVtany Seattleon Seattleow
on their WilY into BrftJ British h territory territoryany
IVtany iany any of them are without money to topr topr topray
pr pray y tholr way back ack to the United States
BJOSffiT BJOSffiTAT MRS MRSROOSEVELTATWHITEHOUSE ROOSEVELT I IAT
AT ATWHITEHOUSE ATWHITEHOUSEReturns WE HOUSE HOUSEReturns HOUSEIeturns
Returns From lOlll Restful Visit Visitto Visitto Visitto
to Philadelphia PhiladelphiaCOUNTESS PhiladelphiaCOUNTESS PhiladelphiaCOUNTESS
COUNTESS CASSINIS FUND FUNDShe FUNDShe FUNDShe
She Sends 17000 to toRtissia Russia R sia as Contri Contribution Contribution Contribution ¬
bution to Red RedCros Cross Crosfleceipts Crosfleceiptsof Receipts Receiptsof
of Bazaar BazaarMrs BazaarMr BazaarMia
Mrs Mr Roosevelt Roo evett returned to the White WhiteHouse WhiteHouse Vblt VbltJiouse =
House last evening in time to have din dinner dinner dinnor ¬
ner with the President Pred nt and their tam fantily tamIly tamIly
ily Mrs Rooeevelt was te t e guest g at atdinner atdinner atdinher
dinner dinner on Monday onday evening evenln of Theodore TheodoreCramp TheodoreC TheodoreCramp
Cramp C p only a few other guests Ue ta being beinginvited bMn bMnInvited beinginvited
invited to meet her herThe herlhe herThe
The trip to Philadelphia was wa unattend unattended ¬
ed by form or ceremony and gav gave Mr MrRoosevelt Mrs MrsRoosevelt tI tIRooseelt
Roosevelt an n opportunity for a restful restfulvisit rwttulvisit restfulvisit
visit with tth her friends trlendsCounte fr1andCountess friendsCountess
Countess Counte Cassini has probably accom accomplished accomplished accomplished ¬
plished more In the way of raising ral ln funds fundsfor tunator fundsfor
for the Russian Red Cross Society Socl ty than thananyone than8nono thananyone
anyone else could possibly hava havr hav done doneand doneand doneand
and her record is unprecedented In InWashlneton Inashlntton InWashington
Washington charities charitiesYesterday ejiaritlesYesterday arltfes arltfesYesterday
Yesterday the countess fotwarded to toRussia toRUlISla toRuia
Russia something over 17000 1 realized in inprivate Inprhoate Inprivale
private subscriptions Ind as the result resultof re resultof ult ultor
of her two bazaar sales S81 This Amount Amountincludes amountIncludes amountincludes
includes several seve l large checks from her herpersonal herpenronul herpersonal
personal admirers admirersCant adml admirersCapt er erCapt
Capt and Mrs Carlo Montarl the theformer theformer theformer
former an officer In the Italtan army armyare annyare armyare
are stopping at the Now Willard WillardMr WIIlrdlofr WillardMr
Mr and Mi 1IrJ David F Sanger of 415 415H 4I 4IH 41H
H Street northwest will 11l be ii at home Iome to totheir totheir totheir
their friends today todayMv todayth
Mv th 1 and Mrs Jrs John W Foster will mkeep mkeepthetr keep keeptheir keeptheir
their Washington W lrJnston house open until June JuneIff Juneie JuneIf
Iff at which time they expect to go to totheir totheir totheir
their summer place on Lake Ontario OntarioMrs Ontariol8 OntarioMrs
Mrs l8 A J Pinkatone and Mrs Mary MaryCompton MaryCompton 1ary 1aryCompton
Compton of San Francisco CaL are arevisiting areitdtJng arelsItfng
visiting friends defdll at S3 H Street treet northwest northwestThe northwestThe northwestThe
The list of Washington ashlngton people who will willsummer willaummer Willsummer
summer abroad is rapidly increasing fnc D and andeach andch andeach
each ch outgoing steamer carries a number numberof number0C numberof
of prominent people Miss 1Js Mary Ida IdaThompson IdaThom IdaThompson
Thompson Thom On Miss Ifss Elizabeth W Emmons Emmonsand Emmonsand Emmonsand
and Miss Helen Childs Child have booked pas passage p68ace pansage ¬
sage on the White Star Liner Cedric Cedricwhich Cedricwhich Cedricwhich
which leaves for Liverpool tomorrow tomorrowand tomorrownd tomorrowsjtd
and nd will summer in Europe EuropeMISS EuropeN1ISS EuropeIISS
MISS IISS WETMORES WETMORESLOVE WETNORESLOVE WETMORESLOVE
LOVE OF SPORTS SPORTSMiss SPORTS1 SPORTS1Miss
Miss Maud Wetmore who so grace gracefully gracefully gracefully ¬
fully christened the Rhode Island yes yestarday ye yetWday yesterday
tarday Is the younger daughter dau hler of Sena Senator Senator Senator ¬
tor George Peabody Wetmore the Ju Junior junior junior ¬
nior Senator from Rhode Island She Is Isa Isl isa
a l handsome band80 e rol2ckng girl fond of ofout ofoutloor out outdoor out1oor ¬
door sports Ports yet presiding with equal equalgrace equalbrace equalgrace
grace in in her mothers drawing room at atWashington atWashington atWashington
Washington Newport or orNow f New York YorkMiss YorkMlssVetmore YorkM1s
Miss MlssVetmore Wetmore is an accomplished A or pllshed golf golfplayer bOltplayer golfplayer
player one of the cleverest c cverost erestlw lawn tennis tennisplayers tennHiplayers tennleplayers
players in the country counth and an accom accomplished accompUbed accompliah ¬
plished pliah d whip She rides with an angrace easy easygrace easygrace
grace and assurance and is i one of the thebest thebest thebest
best dancers at the h he Capital CapitalIn CapitalIn Capitallit
In tho tl womens golf tournament In In1W inI
1W I she > > he was the runnerup aio the fa favorite favorite favorite ¬
vorite of many for the highest honor for
which she contended with the champion championcf
cf c ci that year yearThe yearThe eor eorThe
The Wetmore family famll have resided In
Newport for several generations and andconsequently andconaecluentb andconsequently
consequently sle Is a Newport girl girlthough girlthough girlthough
though she has spent pent much of her time timeabroad timeabroad timeabroad
abroad in New York and Washington
The Wetmore villa Chateansurmer
is one of the finest of the older places placesat placesat placesat
at Newport NewportD N NswpartDARCHAPTER pwport pwportD
D DARCHAPTER DARCHAPTERE A AR R CHAPTER CHAPTERELECTS CHAPTERLECTS
ELECTS E ° LECTS LECTSOFFICERS LECTSOFFICERSThe OFFICERS OFFICERSThe
The Continental Chapter D A R Rhekl Rheld Th Thheld
held Its annual meeting May Mayl 1C and andelected andelected andelected
elected the following Regent Mrs rs
George A Bacon vice regent r ent Mrs MrsGeorge MrsGeorge MrsGeorge
George Fiavel Beach recording secre secretary ffeCretar ecre ecretary ¬
tary tar Miss Emeline W Curt corre corresponding correapondlnl correspending ¬
spending secretary Mrs John Doyle
Carmody treasurer Mrs rs Florence K KSolger KSolgerreglstrar KSolger
Solger Solgerreglstrar registrar Mrs B A Allen his historian historian historian ¬
torian Mrs Lillian R Messenger ad advisory Mdvisor advisory ¬
visory visor board Mrs Mlddleton ndd iton Smith
chairman Mrs Flora K Fulton Mrs Irs
S R Burch Mrs William H Decker
Miss 1011 Annie nnie E Graham Miss lU s Hattie H
Harrower Miss Ita Fannie M 1 Reeves and
Mrs Georgians L Rogers RogersREHEARSALS RocersREHEARSALS RogersREHEARSALS
REHEARSALS ON ONFOR ONFOR ONFOROURBOYS
FOR FOROURBOYS FOROURBOYSDress OURBOYS1 OURBOYS1Dress
Dress Dr rehearsals are now In progress progressnt
at the theater for the comedy per performance performance performance ¬
formance of Our Boys Bo to be given givenat given giynat givenat
at the National Theater on Saturday Saturdayevening SaturdayeveninG Saturdayevening
evening for the benefit of St Agnes AgnesHome AgnesHome Agneshome
Home HomeA HomeA homeA
A number of prominent women have haveinterested haveIntere haveinterested
interested Intere ted themselves In the perform performance performance performance ¬
j ance and a number of boxes and seats
have been disposed of to wellknown wellknownpeople weUknownople wellknownpeople
people ople
THIRD LARGEST SPAN SPANTo SPANTo SPANTo
To th the Editor of The Washington Times TimeeIt TimesIt Tim TimIt
It is the proud boast or Wushlngton Wushlngtonlans Wushlngtonlana Washingtoninns
lana that they have In Cabin John JohnBridge JohnBrldte JohnBridge
Bridge with Its 2SOfoot Otoot span the long longest longest longest ¬
est stone arch In the world worldThis worldThis O ld ldrhl
This rhl boast was probably proba ly well founded foundedwhen foundedwhen foundedwhen
when that bridge was built built bu but accord accordIng accordIng according
Ing to Le Genie Civil of October 4 41P08 4INIS 41toe
1P08 there are two longer stone arches archesnamely archesnameh archesnamely
namely the Luxembourg1 Bridge built
between 1JSJO and 1908 I 3 with a a span of
84 meters or 275 75 feet and the Marbegno MarbegnoBridge M MarbegnoBridge rbegno rbegnoBrIdge
Bridge recently recentl built over the river
Adda Ad in Italy Ital with a span of 72 i meters metersor metersor metersor
or 2 3 3t > feet feetThere teethere feetThere
There here was a 11 bridge at Trezzo over the thesame theme theseine
same me river with a longer arch than the
Marbegno bridge but it has been de destroyed deKtroyed destroyed ¬
stroyed stroyedSo KtroyedSo stroyedSo
So that according to La Genie Civil CivilCabin CIUCftbln CivilCabin
Cabin John Bridge now ripks xnks k third thirdamong thhdamong thirdamong
among the longest slngleipan stone stonemany stonebrldgt13 stonebridges
bridges But WashIngtonIans hAve so somllny somany
many greater things to boast of that thatthey tbatthe thatthey
they the can easily oa Uy give up this thkparUcular thkparUcularIfnSstondln particular particularlongstandinfr parUcularlongstanding
longstanding claim of having the long longest 10ngst longst ¬
est st stone arch in the world worldB worhlB worlhB
B C GALLUP GALLUPWashington GALLUPVashlngton GALLUPWashington
Washington P I C May MI 17 1901 1901SANTA 1901SANTA 1901SANTA
SANTA CLAUS A MYTH MYTHNASHVILLE MYTHNASHVILLE MYTHNASIIVJLLZ
NASHVILLE May Mn 18 181n In tho South Southern Southrn Southera ¬
era rn Baptist convention conventloJi Dr Deford of ofSt orSt ofSt
St Louis protested against teaching teachingchildren teachingchildren teachingchildren
children that there there Is such cll an entity as asSanta asSanta 8 8Santn
Santa Claus He said It itwgs wag s a myth and andan andAll andan
an abomination ft omlnatlon that should ba abolished tjnbol1shedas eabo11 abolishedas hei heias
as It would encourage and andtraln train children childrento
to be e decaltfuL J
CALIFORNIA A INSTRUCTSPOR INSTRUCTSFQRHERNATIVE INSTRUCTS INSTRUCTSFOR
FOR FQRHERNATIVE HER NATIVE NA TIVE SOW SOWV SOWNarrow SONNarrow J
1 1Narrov
V
Narrow Majority in Convention Carries Hard Fight to Vic Victory Victory Vietory ¬
tory for Hearst HearstDemocratic Democratic Opposition 0 Formidable
By B3 > a smGjortt majority of 19 the Hearst fac faction ractlon facthen ¬
then In In California after attern a hard fight fightsucceeded fightsucceed fightsucceeded
succeeded succeed d In passing a resolution in instructing In8tnJctIn litstructing ¬
structing 8tnJctIn that States delegates to the theNational theNational theNational
National Convention to vote for Call Californias Callfornlas Callfornias ¬
fornias native son Reprcsenntive Wil William Wil11am VI1 VI1lIam ¬
liam It Hearst for the nomination for forPresident torPrMldent forPresident
President PresidentThe PrMldentrhe Presidentrhe
rhe antiHearst element of the party partysucceeded pn partysucceeded = t tsucceedod
succeeded In organizing the convon convontkm cononUon convontion
tkm When the question came up on in instructions Instructfons inetructions ¬
structions however Hearsts supporters supporterswere supporter1ere supporterswere
were victorious As a result Jt It Is prob probable probable probable ¬
able that California will formally pre present prent proSent ¬
sent nt Mr r Hearsts HJa ts name to the National Nationalconvention Nationalconvention Nationalconvention
convention sincfe slnc the State of which he heis heIs heIs
is a resident will not do so soFormidable soFormidtble soFormidThIc
Formidable Opposition OppositionNevertheless OPPoJitionNeerlhelos1 OppositionNevertheless
Nevertheless Neerlhelos1 there is In the California CaliforniaDemocracy CaJifornlaDemlcrac CaliforniaDemcraey
Democracy Demlcrac a strong fooling against TMr TMrHearst Mr MrHearst Ir IrHears
Hearst which even in the Impossible Impossibleevent Imp08slbloevent impossibluevent
event of his nomination would undoubt undoubtedly undoubtedly undoubtedly ¬
edly result in an overwhelming Repub Republican Republican Itopubhican ¬
lican victory In the State StateThe StateThe StateThe
The opposition to Mr Hearst develops developslargely develOpslarge developslargely
largely large from the fact that through his hisnewspapers hisneWSPHpers hisnewspapers
newspapers nncUJiis political organiza organization orgnnlzatIon organization ¬
tion he has bitterly fought denounced denouncedand denouncedAnd denouncedand
and maligned some of the most promi prominent pr prmtsent ml mlnent ¬
nent Democrats of the State His at attacks nttacks attacks ¬
tacks uport the late Senator Stephen M MWhite MWhite L LVhlte
White are still remembered by the thefriends thefriends thefriends
friends of Mr Ir White who was recog recognized recognized recognized ¬
nized as one of the ablest of California Californiastatesmen CaJlfornlastatesmen Californiastatesmen
statesmen statesmenMr statesmenMr statesmenMr
Mr Hearst and his San Francisco Francisconewspaper Francisconewspaper Francisconewspaper
newspaper also bitterly bitted fought tou ht not only onlythe onlythe onlythe
the nomination but the election of the theHon theHon theHon
Hon Franklin K Lane tor or governor governortwo goernortwo governortwo
two years ago Doubtless his defeat was waslargely W3Sargely wa walargely
largely due to this opposition In a ahardfought ahardtought ahardfought
hardfought contest Mr Lane as the theDemocratic theDemocrntlc theDemorraUc
Democratic candidate candld te was defeated by bya bya bya
a majority of only 2500 fM1 out of more morethan morethan morethan
than 3000CO votes cast His friends de declare declare tiecltre ¬
clare he would have been bee elected butfor butforthe bJtforthe butforthe
the fllct fact that Hearst and his followers followersrefused foJJower2 foJJower2refused followerrefuied
refused refuied to support him after he half haubeen halfbeen ha habeen
been named in a straighout fight for the thenomination thencmlnaUon thenomination
nomination nominationAntiHearst ncmlnaUonAntiHearst nominationAntiHearst
AntiHearst Sentiment SentimentTho SentimentThe SentimentThe
The extreme antiHearst sentiment sentimentfound sentimentfound sentimentfound
found expression exprftSslonln In the California con convention convention convention ¬
vention yesterday SterdIlY In the following reso resolution resolution resolution ¬
lution whifeh was introduced but ut whichwas whichwas which whichwas
was not passed passedWhereas passedhereas passedWhereas
Whereas hereas William R Hearst I1earst a mil millionaire mUlkmwre mu muhlonttire ¬
lionaire born in this thisState State has devoted devotedhis deotedhIs devotedhis
his capital and energies to the develop development deyelopment developmeat ¬
ment of sensational journalism enter enterprises enterprl enterprlsea ¬
prises prl ea and andWhereas andWhereaa andWhereas
Whereas pursuant to his policy poJlC to In Increase Increase Increase ¬
crease the circulation of his papers by byappealing b bappeaJlnG byappealing
appealing to the most easily ensll satisfied satisfiedlust satsfed satsfedlut satisfiedlust
lust of the mind malice malce and envy he hebus hehas
bus 1 denounced and ad viciously cartooned cartoonedand cartoonedaD cartoonedand
and aD caricatured carctured the most distinguished distinguishedleaders ditngihed ditngihedleders distinguishedheaders
leaders leders of our party in the State and In Inthe Inthe Inthe
the nation and andWhereas andWheros andWhereas
Whereas Wheros he has not even spared sparedGrover sparedGrovel sparedGrover
Grover Grovel Cleveland twice elected ele ted Presi President PresIdent President ¬
dent by the Democratic Democrtc party and andWhereas andhere andWhereas
Whereas here on the second defeat dofot of Wilr Wilrliam Wf WI111am
liam 1am Jennings Jennigs Bryan Bryan our standard standardbearer standardbre standardbearer
bearer bre in the last two Presidential Presidenta elec elections electon dee deetion ¬
tions ton tion at the end of that gallantly gJaty fought foughtcampaign toughtcmplS11 foughtcampaign
campaign cmplS11 he cruelly crueJy caricatured earlctured him himas 11m 11mu himas
as the Old Man of the Sea of the Dem Democratic Demorte Deinocratic ¬
ocratic orte party prty and andWhereas anderen andWhereas
Whereas eren to satisfy stsfy a private spite he hefor he h hfor
for years vilified vife and apd traduced tuced the thegreatest thegetet thegreatest
greatest getet representative rfmr entthe California Cltornla has hassent hn hnset hassent
sent set to Washington V bngton SenatQr Stephen StephenM
M White and andWhereas andVhereas c cVhercas
Whereas on failing faing to attain ln control controltit controlO controlf
tit O f the party prty machinery machine in this State Stte at atthe atthe atthe
the last gubernatorial gbernatorll election electon he an announced a anounc announcOd ¬
nounced nounc d his opposition oppositon to the te candidate candidateof candidateofthe
of ofthe the te convention convonton in which he had been beenbeaten beenbeten beenbeaten
beaten beten in open contest and defeated defeatedFranklin deteatedFnkJln defeatedFranklin
Franklin FnkJln 1C It K Lane Lne for the governorship governorshipby
and andWhereas andWhere andWhereas
by a narrow majority majoriy
Whereas Where his gross malicious malciou exag exaggeration exg exggerton exaggeratlon ¬
geration gerton of the te bubonic plague In CaJ CaJBOARD Call CallTO CallBOARD
BOARD OF oi oiTO EDUCATION EDUCATIONTO
TO ARRANGE LECTURES LECTURESWai
Will Wi Devise Best Way to Spend Appro Appropriation Approprton Appropthttioa ¬
priation prton for Free Fee Popu Popular Popular Popular ¬
lar Talks TalksThe Talk TalkTh TalksTh
The Th appropriation approprluton of SUQO SIO ltOt recently recentlymade recenty recentymade recentlymade
made by b Congress Congess to be b devoted dev < tld to giv giving ghInS givlag ¬
InS free public publc lectures in some school schoolor
or hall hol in the District DstrIct will w1 become avail available avnl available ¬
able abl July Jul 1 next not and the the l 1 3erd > e > rd rJ of Edu Education Educton Edutmtion ¬
cation cton will w1 vIlI consider con lder at its It meeting to tonight toDbht tonight ¬
night Dbht the best bet way a to use the money moneyIt mone moneyit
It I is thought that it I will wi be b little ltte trou trouble tou touble trouble ¬
ble to secure sure men here who will wi lecture lectureon
on selenitic slertlfe subjects but the matter matterof mater materor matterof
of obtaining obtninG popular ppular lectures will wi be bemore bemore bemore
more expansive and difficult dUUcult In many Jny of ofthese otthes ofthese
these thes lectures lecture intended to Improve the thepublic thepublic thepublic
public mind stereopticon steroptcn views will wi be beused beused beused
used and these thee will wi run up u the te ex expenses 0 0pnses cxpeaces ¬
penses pnses of the project considerably considerablyThe consldebl consldeblThe considerablyThe
The lectures will wi probably be given givenonce givenonce givenonce
once a week weoltBALTIMORE wel welHAL weekBALTIMORE
BALTIMORE HAL TIMORE AND OHIO OHIOGETS OHIOGETS OHIOGETS
GETS TEN BIG ENGINES ENGINESThe
The he Baltimore Baltmore and Ohio Railroad P lroad has hasreceived hasreceived
received ten of the he big Atlantic tantc type typeof tpe tpeot typeof
of passenger paenger locomotives locomotYes which were wereordered wereordered wereordered
ordered several seerl months ago agoThey agoThey agoThey
They have been placed in the St StLouis StLouIs StLouis
Louis Worlds ods Fair Iialr traffic tmfc and later they theyare theyar theyare
are ar to be put on the line lne between betweenWaihlnpton betweenhlnCton betweenVaihington
Waihlnpton and New Ne York The South Southern Southern Southera ¬
hlnCton
ern Railroad Rlrod has ha ordered ten more mor of ofthe orthe ofthe
the Pacific Pacifc type of engines ngine and they are areto areto areto
to be delivered delered within three months monthsNEW montl montlNEW monthsNEW
NEW FREIGHT SCHEMES SCHEMESPLANNED SCHEMESPLANNED SCHEMESPLANNEDFOR
PLANNED PLANNEDFOR FOR SOUTHERN SOUTHERNGeneral SOUTHERNGeneral SUTHERNGeneral
General Superintendent McManus 1lc lnnus of ofthe o othe ofthe
the Southern Railroad Rnlroad and an all ni of the thedivision thedwlslon thedtiision
division superintendents suprIntendents Interested held heldmeeting helda
1 a meeting meetng at the headquarters of the thecompany thecompny thecompany
company compny this m r6nlng rndining < Jrnlng and discussed discussedplans discused discusedplans discussedplans
plans to improve the te freight schedule schedulebetween scheduetetween schedulehetwoen
between Washington and Atlanta AtlantaThe Atant AtlantaThe
The he idea is to shorten the time a acouple acouple acouple
tme
couple of hours hour The Bluemont suburban suburbanservice 3uburbuHservice suburbanservice
service was wa also discussed and it was wasarranged wnRnrrnged wasarranged
arranged nrrnged to put on tho local locl trains trainsMay trlls trllsMay tr4icsMay
May MaySTEASHIP S SSTEAMSHIP S SSTEAMSHW
STEAMSHIP STEASHIP Iff IS LONG OVERDUE OVERDUENEW OVERDUENEV OVERDUENEW
NEW NEV YORKrMay YORKla YORK r May IS 1SThe The Interna International Intemntonal Interitatonal ¬
tonal tonal Navigation Nnvlgat n Companys steamship steamshipConemaugh steamshipConemlugh steamshipConemitughi
Conemaugh Conemlugh which loft Setto Seattle for New NewYork NewYork Novtork
York December Deember 13 has not been een heard heardfrom heardtrom heardfront
from since February 28 2 when hor cap captain cp cptaln cupthin ¬
thin telegraphed telQgrphtd the New York agents agentsthat agentsI agentsthat
that he had touched at Coronet for coal I
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TODAYS HAPPENINGS HAPPENINGSIN
IN POLITICAL POLTICJL WQRLD WQRLDCalifornia WOflLDCalifornia NO RLD RLDCaliori
California Caliori Democrats in conven convention coujan coujantioJ coivenlion ¬
lion tioJ yesterday by a vote of 365 J6Sto 65to to
346 instructed instrcted their delegates del gata to tovote t6vote tovote
vote vote for the nomination nomnation of Repre Representative Ropreentative Reprosentative ¬
sentative Hearst as President PresidentGovernor PresidentGoveror PresidentGovernor
Governor Goveror EaFollette LFolette obtained obtainedcontrol obtaie obtainedcontrol
control of the Wisconsin Wisonsin Republican Republicanconvention Republcn Republcnconventon Republicanconvention
convention conventon yesterday yesterdy and will wl bt btrenominated b brenoniated bcrenominated
renominated renoniated for governor governorKew goveror goverorew governorNew
New ew Hampshire Republicans Re ublicns in inconvention inconvention inconvention
convention yesterday indorsed indoreJ the theRoosevelt theRcosevct theRcosevclt
Roosevelt Rcosevct Administration Admnistraton but did didnot dd didnot
not no instruct instct > the t e delegates to the theChicago theChcgo theChicago I
Chicago Chcgo convention conventionDemocrats convcn conventionDemocrats on onDemocrats
Democrats of o the Fourteenth Foureenth Ohio Ohiodistrict Ohiodistrict I
district distct yesterday nominated nomated B F FLang PLang FLang
Lang for Congress Congess the district dstrct is isnow isnow isnow
now represented by the Hon H H C CVan CVan CVan
Van Voorhis Republican RepublicanRepublicans Republcan RepublcanRepublcns RepublicanRepublicans
Republicans Republcns of the Thirtysev Thirtyseventh Thirysev Thiryseventh Thirtysoyoath ¬
enth district dstrct of New NeW York yester yesterday yester yesterday yesterday ¬
day renominated Representative RepresentativeYreeland Representatve RepresentatveVree1and RepresentativeVreeiand
Yreeland for Congress CongressRepublicans Congess CongessRepublicns CongressRepublicans
Republicans Republicns of the Tenth district districtof distric
of Illinois Dlnois yesterday renominated renominatedthe
the Hon George E Foss for Con Congress Conges Congress ¬
gress gressRepublicans ges gesRepublcns gressRepublicans
Republicans Republcns of the Third Tird Neb Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska ¬
raska district distrct yesterday renominat renominated ¬
ed the te Hon Ho J J McCarthy McCarhy for forCongress forCongss forCongiess
Congress CongressRepublicans CongiessRepublicans
Congss CongssRepublcn
Republicans Republcn of the te Fifth Fit Indiana Indianadistrict Indan Indanditct Indianadistrict
district ditct yesterday yesterdy renominated renomnated the theHon te teHon theEon
Hon Hon Elias Elas Holliday Holday for Congress CongressRepublicans Conges CongesRepublcns CongressRepublicans
Republicans Republcns of the te Seventh Seen h Jdwa Jdwadistrict JJa JJadstct Jwadistrict
district dstct yesterday yesterdy renominatcd renominted tha thaEon th thHon thsHon
Hon J A T Hull Hul for Congress CongressRepublicans Congess CongessRepublcns I IRepublicans
Republicans Republcns of Arkansas Akanss yester yesterday yezterday yesterday ¬
day nominated Domnated Harry Har S Myers Myer for forfornla forgovernor
I
govero governor governorfornia F Ffornla
fornla leading to the to quarantining quarntnInG of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the exports epors of the State Stte and attractive attractively atcte ¬
ly lurid lurd accounts account of crime cme in California Californiaare CUtorni
are ar but fair far examples emvl of his hl settled settledpolicy sette settledpolicy
policy of coining newspaper circulation circulationout circutntInout
plc newpper Craulntn Craulntnout
out of the alleged aJe ed misfortunes mifortune of his hisnative hisnatve hisnative
native natve State and andWhereas andVhore andWhereas
Whereas Vhore he has ha besmirched besmirche the fair fairreputation fall fairreputation
reputation of California manhood manhood by bypublishing b bpubshlDG bypublishing
publishing over ver his bl own name nme pages pt of ofgrossly otgossly ofgrossly
grossly gossly Immodest Imoet praise jrlseot of hte hw1wn hw1wnvirtue hIeown hIeownvirtue wn wnvirtue
virtue virtue and grossly gossly dishonest dishonet represen representation repren reprentaUon reprusentatlon ¬
tation of pronounced support sppor of his can candidacy candldllc candidacy ¬
didacy dldllc for the Presidency Preidecy now nowTherefore nowTherefore nowTherefore
Therefore we the Democratic DemorL con contion conton contion
tion ton of the Stute Stte of California CaUtorla denounce denounceWilliam denounceWilliam < eoun o oV
William V Ha Randolph Rndolph Hearst Hearst as a a betrayer betrayerof Mter Mterof
of the Democratic Demortc party and traitor trtor trn1toxto trn1toxtothe to tothe tothe
the State SUte of his birth birthThe birthThe birthThe
The convention conventon having bee beeU been ersssizod ersssizodby rn1zodby Iz d dby
by antiHearst antHearst men tho majority majrt maorit re report repr report ¬
port pr on on resolutions reolutons favored simply an anindorsement anIndorement anindorsement
indorsement Indorement of Mr r Hearst Hort the minority minorityfavored mlnorf minorityfavored
favored instructions Instructons When hen the vote votewas yotewas votewas
was taken the majority morlt report reprt wag re rejected re rejected ¬
jected jecte and the minority mlnorlt adopted adope by a amajority amjoriy amajority
majority mjoriy of 19 1 votes votesCalifornia vote votesCalifornia
California CJfornln will wi have twenty twt votes vote in inthe Inthe Inthe
the national natona convention conventon which whic will wU be becast bect becast
cast ct for Mr Hearst Herst 1 if the delegates delegatesabide dee delegatesabide te
abide by ly the unit uni rule ruleWITH rle rleFARr ruleFAIIMB
FARr FAIIMB IR SAVES VHEAT VHEATWITH llEAT llEAT1THCUTE8LI1E
WITH 1THCUTE8LI1E 1THCUTE8LI1EKnocked CLOTHESLNE CLOTHESLNEKnoced CLOTHESLINE CLOTHESLINEKnocked
Knocked Knoced Grasshoppers Grasshopper Off Of Stalks Stalk in the theMoining te teMOling theMoikiing
Moining MOling and Gradually Graduly Starved StarvedThem StaIed StaIedThen StarvedThem
Them Then to Death DeathLINCOLN Deat DeatLl DeathLINCOLN
LINCOLN Ll C9L Neb Ne May I IS 1A 15A A man ma who wholives whoHve wholIves
lives Hve In iL University Unhersy Place Pc was w growing growingwheat gOiG gOiGwheat growingwheat
wheat in southern sothern Nebraska Nebrk when the thegrasshoppers th thegrasshoppers
grasshoppers s ho pes struck Mm im He had a afortyacre afotya afortyacre
fortyacre fotya r field of whektthat whettt whe ttthzt year ya prom promising prm prmIsing promIsing ¬
ising a big blS yield I ld and an the prospoct pr0 ct of ofHi orIt ofitt
Hi It having to go c to fed tH his hi enemies enemiestfce enemiesthe nml nmlt
the t e grasshoppers gshopper was wa gamins giD almost almostbeyond almfstbeyond alzntstbeyond
beyond endurance edurnce Vry V ry soon s after at r the thevanguard th thvangard thevanguard
vanguard vangard of the th hoppers hoer appuarcj apPlcJ how howover how howeyer however
over he made an entomolo entomolotca ica ic l dis discovery iiscovory ls lsCOyor ¬
covery COyor that tht saved sle his hi crop cropI
1 found he said Sld that tat the th grasl graslhoppers gras grashoppers
g
hoppers hOIpcrs were in th th the haolt hbit of 0 climbing climbingthe clmbJS clmbJSthe climbingthe
the wheat whet stalks talk every evey morning mrnln to spend spendtho spendthe Jn
the thedy day feeding feOmb on whit was wa intcnded intcndedto Inte
to feed tee me and my family fanIU I usel u t1 to so sooat gooat 0 0oat
oat in the field feld to se B see how they were weregetting1 wee weeetUnS weregetting
getting etUnS on every ever e moinin mOl motning nm and In my mympUenc
Impatience mpUenc at the te liberties lIberUe they were wer taR taking ta taRing ¬
ing with wih my wheat wht I would wol occasional occasionally ocoiOl ocoiOlly ¬
ly strlk strl strik5 at a clump of them tem as a tn tly tlyi they theyhuz y yhung
i hung ground hunj golnll golnllI huz to a stalk stlk and d knock them th to t the thoground to togolnll theground
I
Insects Went Hungry HungryThe Hung HungryThe
i The he grasshopper Ssshopr thus thu dislodged dle made madeno mad madI madono
I no further effort tft to get his hi dma dhn < > but butremained butrCmalne butremained
remained rCmalne on the ground gond autfl al1 the regu regular regular u uInr ¬
lar time tme to climb cimb the tht S11 sZuk sk the next nextmorning D nextutornIng xt xtItlnlg
morning Itlnlg Immediately Immeltel8 a making makIng the theimportant theirportal theimportant
important irportal discovery dlf I went Il and took tookdown tookdown tookdown
down our long wire clothesline d h int anti anticaJei amicn andc1el
caJei cn e my nn wife wie to come cm and a help hep me meThen m mThfn meThen
Then Thfn we we wet went t through thr h that forty flrtacre flrtacrefeld fortyacre fortyacrefield acre acrefield
field feld dragging dGlnG the clothesline clothlne over ovr the thewheat thewht thewheat
wheat between us ts onl al knocked all the thegrasshoppers thegrashoppers thegrasshoppers
grasshoppers grashoppers to the ground gtun < There rc thy theystayed thy8tn thystayed
stayed 8tn ed until unt the next day dayNext dl dlit dayNext
Next it morning we gave g8 the th hoppers hoppersJust hopr hoppersjust
Just time tme enough olou1h to gsi I wtll w U started stated up upthe upthe upthe
the stalks tnl when we went we we out and re repeated retlutc repealed ¬
pealed tlutc the proceedings proc dllg of the day d dtore < > etore e efore
tore The Tho result reut was wa the same a and id In Inthe Inthe inthe
the course of a few days d s every evey grass grasshopper gass gasshopper grasshopper ¬
hopper in that tit field fld had la died die of starva starvation sara saraton atarvuton ¬
ton Our neighbors came out
ton neiGhbrs ce ot every everymorning everymorning ery erymorning
morning to jeer at us and a1d called cle as W a apair aI apair
pair of old Idiots IdIM but we harvested hv tho thoonly thonly theonly
only nly wheat crop in that part prt of otbrnka No Nobraska Nobraska
I braska brnka that year yearCONDUCTOR yearCONDUCTOR Nr NrI
I CONDUCTOR KILLED BY TRAIN TRAINLANCASTER TR TRAINLANCASTER
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I LANCASTER LA CASTER 1n Ia a May 1 IS larles 15Charles 15CharlesFoster Oarles OarlesFoster
i Foster of Harrisburg Harriburg a I Pennsylvania PennsylvaniaRailroad PeUW PesawylvaitiaRailroad lvIUl lvIUlRairod
Railroad Rairod freight conductor cnductor was killed killednear kJed killednear
I near ner Downinttown Fosters Fotes train was washeld wnsI washeld
I held at Ship ShlpRond Road and lu was WOS walking walkingacross wdkn wdknlucloSS wtlldn wtlldnacross
lucloSS across the truck trok when he was wa struck struckby stc strucie strucieby
I by b the Cincinnati Cincinnat express expr

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