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ART GEMS FOR IRELAND Miss "Midy" Morgan's Famou. Treasures and House Sold. BOUGHT BY WEALTHY EELATI7I EitraorlDr7 Domicile of Sotrti States Island Rrrlaar Will Be Oia aaaatleil Miaa Mortal Known a aa Authority on Ctlk Had Valu able Ptiitlagt and Duiaary, Staten Island's most extraordinary domicile is booq to I? dismantled, and the art treasures, canvases, wonderful woodwork, mosaics and statuee that represent the handicraft of an uncom monly talented woman are to be ship ped to Ireland, whence she came, says the New York Herald. Out on the top of a hill crowning Bard avenue, about a mile from Livingstone station, stands the bouse, which for years has been known to its neighbors as the "Morgan Curio. It was built at an expense or 925,000 & a residence for Miss -Midy" Morgan, who. until ber death In IH'Xi. was one of New York's most noted characters; hut. curiously enough, she xterer lived in it. because It was not nfflclently convenient to the scene of ler principal activities to please her. Miss "Midy" Morgan's sister Jane, whose rare talent and whose devotion to "Midy" made the house what it is. died three years ago. and her nephew, Mr. John 1 1 odder, then fell heir to the property. Having no appropriate place in which to keep the treasures with which the "Curio" Is filled. Mr. Hodder has just sold all of them to Major Hickman Morgan, a wealthy relative, who has a palatial borne at Skibberee. Ireland. Major Morgan recently came to New York and examined the remarkable collection, representing almost the life work of his gifted relative. He has Just returned to Ireland on the Celtic. But before be went he bad arrangd with Mr. Hodder to have all the distinguish ing features of the "Curio's" interior shipped to his home, and there he ex pects to levuie special apartments to their reception and to display them as nearly as possible in their original re lation to one another. Id Its exterior aspect there Is noth ing strikingly peculiar about the Mor gan bouse except that the front door Is away off to one side, apart from the wooded lane that leads to the bouse. It 19 a two story and a half structure. with a mansard roof, and Is fireproof and built In the most substantial man ner. All the beams of the structure are iron. All the windows on the ground floor are heavily grated with iron bars. A broad chimney runs up through the center of the house, and on each floor are two great fireplaces, one on each side of the chimney. An p?u stair way lead;) to the upper floors. On the ground floor the one spacious apartment is a salon, music room, sit ting room and library combined. Tale lilue tiles and heavily carver oak give It dignity and character. Here is seen much of the best handiwork of Jane Morgan carved and inlaid master pieces of woodwork, a large marble bus.t of her sister and scores of por traits aa.i other paintings in oil. Here then- a.e curious teakwood cabinets, luxurious divans and tete-a-tetes. The sisters were of excellent lineage, and on the death of their father each Inherited $50,000. Both had traveled extensively and studied in Rome. They were no strangers to London drawing rooms, and Italy's king. Victor Em manuel, had befriended them and rec ognized their talents with special marks of fa vor. Miss Jane's tastes led her to devote herself to art. Her sis ter "Midy" came to America and be came one of the best known journalists In America and an authority on cattle and live stock. One of her favorite haunts while en gaged In New York journalistic work was the cattle yards of Jersey City, where she loved to visit and pick out the fine points of the live stock. Her fondness for all animals amounted to a passion. It was Jane, however, who was the real creator of the "Curio. She came from ber atelier in Munich to do this work of love for her sister, and she de voted four years of assiduous toil to the task. The ceUing of the study Is form ed of large oblong panels of Intricate scroll saw work. Hundreds of similar panels line the side walls and frame the massive mantel mirror. Under each of the larger paintings runs a ebelflike projection. On its edge are Inscribed mottoes and quotations wrought In inlaid wood, such as "The spirit and the bride say come." "I lay -down and slept. I awaked, for the Lord sustained me." and the tike. In all these marvelous mural decora tions one is amazed at the originality, kill and patience displayed. One of the fireplaces is quaintly ornamental with horseshoes, souvenirs from many race tracks of Europe. England and America gathered by or presented to "Midy" Morgan by friends who admir ed ber acknowledged judgment of equine values. The floors of the upper apartments are of tntasaic or inlaid woods of various colors. In the bath room Is a marble bath sis feet long and a sculptured marble couch. One of the oddest conceits of all Is the dining room. Its floor is of red concrete, covered with soft rugs. At tached to the walls and ceiling are rare .shells gathered from various parts of the world. Corals and the claws of xnvnt crustaceans are wrought with the shells into quaint oriental designs. Some of the shells bang pendent like stalactites and are bhly polished, but left in their natural iridescent colors. Others are glided or tinted by the brash of the artist. la the attic la the studio where Jane Morgan worked. It Is a veritable gal lery of the fine arts, all the work of this gifted Irish woman. She was a painter, sculptor, clay modeler, paste worker, cameo carver ami a marvelous expert in the cutting and fret sawinc of hard wood- Her handicraft In al' these branches of art Is seen all ovet the house. Copies of famous paintings bang on the walls beside original works reminiscent of her days In Rome. Munich and Paris. Reproduc tions In marble of classic statuary 'crowd the floor, and In every corner from cornice to floor charming articles of vertu almost satiate the lover if art Of oak Is the door of the "CiM-io." heavily grated on the inner side with Iron bars and fitted with a small square wicket and peekbole. Despite all these jail-like precautious the place was once entered by bnrglars. Jane Morgan had taken from her safe de posit vault some rich jewels which she desired to copy with her brush In painting on which she was then at work, entitled "The Pawnbroker." This was the bait that attracted the thieves The painting now hangs on the draw ing room wall and Is one of those that will go to Ireland. JOLLY, BUT THRONELESS. Ci-Qirra TLIIiaokalaal Sara She Baa Koricoflea Her Hawallaa Claims. "What do I find the most interesting feature of New York? Oh. the great stores the dry goods shops. They are lovely. There are such beautiful things in themT exclaimed Queen Liliuoka lani. Hawaii's sovereign that was. re cently at the Hotel Roland in New York to a reporter of the New Y'ork World. "But I am getting used to the gor geousness of New Y'ork shops, for this Is my fourth visit to this city, you know. When I am feeling particular ly downhearted. I cheer myself with the thought that I will go to New York, and looking forward to such a trip makes me feel lighthearted and jolly again, continued the dusky ex queen. "I am feeling very happy and have forgotten all about my former claims to the throne of Hawaii, so the Amer ican people must not think that I am sulking. And I forfeited $20,000,000 when I was dethroned. I am living now on a private fortune that remain ed to me. but It Is enough, and I man age to enjoy life. Now you really must excuse me." The former monarch of the Sand wich Islands looked extremely well, and ber dark eyes sparkled as she spoke of the New York shops. She smiled frequently. Her hair has not turned a great deal, being gray In small patches. Accompanying the one time queen was a pretty dusky maiden. Miss Myra Heleluke. She acts as companion to the former queen. Her complexion is rich chocolate, her figure tall and slen der. J. K. Itea and John Aimoku are also included in the ex-queen's retinue. Both are gentlemanly in the extreme, fluent conversationalists In English and of a dark ecru shade. Mr. Itea wore a white veil around his hat as a tribute to the tropical climate whence he comes. MOONSHINERS' SIGNALS. ffotiee of the Reveoae Men's Coming; Given by Dtowlng Horns. United States Revenue Collector Asa Rogers of Richmond. Va.. received de tail reports recently from the revenue agents in Carroll county showing how all their efforts at raiding illicit stills this season had been thwarted by the blowing of horns and by a new and thorough system of signals which were run up from every cabin In the moun tain territory where the moonshiners were known to be doing business, says the Baltimore American. The scene of a proposed seizure was near Pick postofflee. in Carroll county. a rugged country of hollows and knobs, and from every crag as the officers in the party approached a long tin horn would be sounded and taken up ahead of them by the occupants of the next mountain home. So their coming was told over the whole country and their visit given such wide announcement that they were forced to leave the sec tion, giving up their hunt for illicit distilleries. Not only did the moon shiners, through these trumpet blasts. have ample time to remove every trace of their illicit brandy making, but they took vengeance on the man who in formed the revenue officers by burning his home and that of his father-in-law. RAILLESS ELECTRIC LINE. Trolley Motor Cars to Be ff d Alons the Corniche Road From iee. The magnificent old Corniche road from Nice to the convent of Ighet. passing by La Tnrbie. is to be served by a novel and ingenious traction sys tem, according to the Loudon Mail. No rails will be laid. The cars are prac tically large electric motor cars minus accumulators. The motor receives its electrical power from overhead wires. Central electrical works will provide the current, which will pass through two parallel aerial wires supported by posts. One wire will be used by the ascending, the other by the descending vehicle. Great economy of energy is obtained, besides the gain of all the space and the avoidance of the weight of the accumulators. One feature of the system is the ease with which the motor cars will make way or pass around any carriage they encounter, the connecting wire being snfliciently long to allow of such deviations. Hand Sened Work the Best. A surgical sewing machine has been Invented in Paris for emergency use upon Injured persons. But who. asks the Atlanta Journal, would want to go a boot with a cheap machine sewed T - . - .. . r j X" oray nairs cr.ea stand m the wayoi auvant c) wnnt for men and wn-i. ..i.;Vov and in busi-fi ness. Many nt n are f-ilin to secure good posi tions just because they ! k "too old," and no one knows how many women have been disappointed tractiveness which largely depends on the hair. HAY'S HAIR-HEALTH ha. been a t'essins; to thousafMj. I a hair food, nourish!,; the roots,, forcing luxuriant growth, covering srots, retenne lxf. and positively brings vck-pTT t.r l- irs youth- 1 j. L-c.t.i:y and ccttor. fUty'm Hair-Hcaltll is not a d, and iis u laooot be detected. LARGE 50c. BOTTLCS- AT LEADING DRUGGISTS. free Soap Offer hufmaImp. Cut crot sod sijpi this coupon in fire days, take it to any of the fofiowinc dmcx-st and thrv wiil Kir? yos a luge bottle of Hay's Hair-Health and a asc. cake of Martina tledicated Soap, the best soap tor Hair. Soaip. Cotupieuon. Bath and Totiet.boih kr Fifty cent : regular pn. e, 7c.-. Itedeemcd by leading druggists everywhere at their shops only, or by the Philo Hay Specialties Co.. Lafayette st.. Newark. N.J.. either with or wiukmik auap, by express, prepaid, in ptaia seated package on receipt ot 60c. and this coupon. fMnlH1EE Any P" purchasing Hay's Hair. UUrilMII I ask "lt Xaae UUaalaatll I EC Health anvw here in the U.S. who has Due been benefited may have his money hack by writing Philo Hat srsciALTias t-O-, aao Jatayette St.. ewark, . J Address................. Rrfnsr swistituces. Jmsist u jkFr'njr Hay't tiair-Jifi'tk. Foliewiaf DraQists MSfiy nay's Hair-Heafck aaa Barfiaa Saaa la their shoes saly : FIELD'S, oot Main St.; ADAMS S: CO., 601 Main St.: FIEH'S. Sw Main St.; QU1GLEY DUNN apposite Court House: MACAW'S, aoi Ft. Wayne ave.: ALLISON'S Pharmacy, Main and 15th 8ts A. U. 1.VKEX a CO., S MAIN ST. NO USE FOR THE CACTUS. After See la His Frleaa Laikei One by Apaenea and Tortured. "No. I can't say that I hiivr any ad miration for that sort of plant, however fine a specimen it is." saul m Arizona man as he passed a casual glance at a giant cactus in the lobby of a hotel. I have seen altogether too mauy of them, anil there is a circumstance that is often recalled by seeing tliein tliat I had rather forget." The Aiizoiiian hesitated and would have passed on. away frmu the curiously formed (.Unit. Ii ul dv nut liecn asked to tell what was th., tn innstance which seemed to deeply affect Liui. He bejian: "I have lived in Arizona a grent many years. In fact. I am one of the pioneers of the territory. Wheu I went there in lSt'J5, there were few white people, br.t no end of Indians. The Indians were not all friendly. It was a year or so after com ing to the territory that, with a small party of prospectors. 1 was crossing the great Arizona desert from Phenix to where is now the King of Arizona mine. We were all provided with food and wa ter and were making the trip over the hot sands and under a scorching sun with as much comfort as was possible until we were overtaken by a straggling band of Indians. I think they were Jicarilla. "There was nothing to do hut to make a run for it. and we gave them a hard race for five hours until Archie Hazzard. one of the party, fell behind and was tak en. Then we turned and made a fight, but it was no use. The Indians made off with their prisoner, a part of thcui keep ing us off from those that had him in charge. We followed until night, when the Indians made a halt, and there, before our eyes, they stripped Hazzard of his clothes and lashed him to a big cactus. "'Such suffering.' They raised him just far enough above the ground that his whole weight fell on the sharp needles of the plant, thousands of them piercing his flesh. While half of the Indians held us away the others danced about our suffer ing partner. there were only four of us aud about twenty Indians, but we suc ceeded in driviug them off after a fight that lasted until near midnight-. "Wlfn we readied Hazzard. he was nearly dead from the loss of blood and the terrible agony that he suffered. We got him back to I'heuix, but he died in a few days. "I have been caught in the desert and have been saved from dying of thirst by drinking water that is contained in the cactus, but I never can feel any gratitude to the plant after that first experience. And I never can tolerate an Indian." Ienver Republican. ISolantt -Molineaux's Case. New York, Dec. 7. Judge Newbur ger In the court of general sessions yesterday afternoon, handed down a decision denying a motion to dismiss the indictment lor murder against Ro land B. Molineaux. The motion was to quash the indictment or as an alter- J native to give leave to inspect the I minutes of the grand jury. Both ap plications were denied. t'ausiht In 15 timing ltnillinr. New Orleans, Dec. 7. Flossie De la i Bretonne. 2-year-old daughter of H. I V. De la Bretonne, and niece of Judge ! Charles De la Bretonne of New Or j leans, and Miss Mary Ernest, aged 17, sister-in-law to H. V. De la Bretonne, were burned to death yesterday in a fire which destroyed the cottage of Mr. De la Bretonne at Bayou des Al-lemandes. lie il iik. fri .v Miaupe. Fort Scott. Kan.. Dec. 7. Hev. J. A. Young, a colored Baptist preacher, was arrested here yesterday by fed eral officials on charge of using can celed stamps. He admits the charge, saying he had no money to buy stamps and needed to mail some letters. No Mixed Drinks. "Did the prisoner indulge in objurga tions?" asked the young attorney of the witness. "No, sir," replied the latter. "I never knew him to take aiiythuii! but whisky." Pittsburg Chronicle-Tcleuraiih. Saw real1i Ntar. "It oftfn rr.vfie tnv Wart aobe. ' j writes Ia C. Overslrcet of Elein. Tenn., "to bear mv wife couh until 'it seemed weak and sore lunirs would collapse. Good doctors sa'd she was so far rone with consumption tba no medicine or earthly help could save ber, but a frierd recom mended Dr. Kirjg"s New Discovery and presis tent use of tbis excellent medicine Saved ber life." It's absolutely guar anteed for coutrbs, colds, bronchitis, asthma and all throat and lungr di seases. 50c and $1 at A, G. Luken & Co. Trial bottlt; free. Mutton as a Motor. Green, the Knglisb historian, one day asked a friend which of all the inventions of their day had done the most for the people as a whole. His friend guessed this and that, but the answer was: "Beyond doubt sixpenny photographs." A reply iuvolving quite iis great an ab surdity as that was made by Cecil Khodes i.) answer to a lady who. seeking to draw him out. suggested that be owed his phenomenal rise to -the impetus of noble sentiments. "Madam." returned Mr. Rhodes. "I owe my fortuue simply and solely to cold mutton." "Cold mutton: gasped the lady. "Oh. Mr. Rhodes, what do you mean?" "When I was young." continued the South African millionaire. "I was so dosed with cold mutton and I hated it so cordially that I resolved to grow rich in order to put it on one side for the rest of my life. Yes. madam, cold mutton was at the root of my success. Noble sedi ments had nothing to do with it." Youth's Companion.' Food Cli aliped to Poise n. Putrefying fot fi in the intestines produces effects like those of arsenic, but Dr. King's New Life Pills expel the poisons from clogged bowe's, gently, easily but surely, curing con stipation, biliousness, sick headache, fevers, all liver, kidney and bowel troubles. Only 25c atA. G. Luken A Co. s, druggists. Are "You Mixed On the Overcoat Question ? It's pretty hard to now what to do. isn't it, when every clothier in ten has the best at the lo est price," and all "give atisfaction" and "money back," and all "beat the u ilor to pieces" and "save you a half to a third" -and all that. It con es down to the question of FAITH in somebody. Is 'here ONE STORE in Richmond that has been so conspicuously faithful, whether it sold you a collar button, a hat, suit of clothes, or whatever it was? Is there ONE STORE in town that usually does more than it says? Is there ONE STORE in town that has made prices lower ? Is there ONE STORE in u wn that has built of su dirds all through its business? When you name he stote you name this stuti ; and you cau g t ycur ovtTDoat here lur $7 50 to $'S, and take nc risk. The GLOBE One Price Clothiers, Furnishers and Hatters. 803 Main 8t. WIDUP & THOMPCON. Restore Vitality Lest Vigor 2nd Klzstiood... i FILLS CTO. ( Care Iaipotency, Night Emissions, Loss of Memory, all wasting dis eases, all effects of self-abase or excess and indiscretion. A nerve tonic and blood builder. Brings the pink glow to pale cheeks and restores the fire of youth. By mail 50c. per box, 6 boxes for $3.50. with oar bank able guarantee to cure or refund the money paid. 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To the firt policeman the met she addressed this query: "Officer, which is the west?" He pointed to the direction from which the sunshiue "seemed to come. "Oh." she said, "then the son rises in the west in Ixnln?" "As to that, miss." replied "bohhy. really cannot say." New York Times. A Poor Place For Arckiteeta. There is a little rillaee on the west coast of Ireland in which there is only one house, and that shelters no family, for it belongs to and is occupied by the'locr.l priest. There are something over a dozen families lirins in the village, and each of them oeccpies an old fishing boat. As no large tree is found nearer than eight miles,' no carpenter's shop or architect's oThce is found in the village. Tar Way thr Moirf tioea. Wife I bad to spend fifty of that five hundred for some necessary things. Husband W ell, what are you going to do with the four hundred and fifty? Wife Oh. that roes for luxuries: Jada-a. Only n 1 r h : i A. 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