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Ivan PetrofF Nearly Ruins Our Behring Sea Case. HISTORY OUT OP HIS OWN HEAD. A Russian Writer Gets tin* State I». partiu.nl In a Pretty Pickle by Draw ing! nation—Ills Machina im; wm ill»* lion* Discovered Just? In Time. ■Washington', Nov. 14. —Two weeks age it was the understanding among the arbi trators and counsel in the Behring sea case that they would sail for Daris, where tlie sessions of the board of orbit raters are U. be held some time uext month. List week a London telegram stated lliat tlie Belir. lng sea arbitrators would not meet until February. This statement was confirmed by the state department here, but no reason was given for the delay. An explanation, however, appears in the story that much of the data used in preparing the case ol tlie United States before the arbitrators, furnished by Ivan Detroff, was false. When the preiNtrntion of the case was begun by the state* department officials the name ol Petroff ns a writer on tin* resources ol Alaska appeared more frequently tlinu any other, and inquiry was made for him. He was found to be a special agent of the ecu ■us bureau. Tlie Officials Wen* Astounded. It was learned that he hail taken the cen sus of Alaska for the United States gov ernment in 1880 and 1800, and had written the monograph issued by tlie bureau of sta tistics of the treasury department on Alaska. In addition to this he had also as sisted Hubert Howe Bancroft in the prepa ration of the latter'* history of the terri tory. Air. Detroff was thereupon sum nmued to tlie state department, and in trust ml witli the examination into aud com pilation of certain facts relating to tlie sealing industry. In the study of his data one of the government's attorneys discov ered an error, whicli led to further investi gation, the result lieing to show, it is said, that nearly the entire information fur nished by Detroff had been falsified, mul in n manner which left no doubt of u willful intent to deceive. Tills discovery astonished tlie officials. The information had already lieen incor porated in the case of this government a* sent to London, and formed a imrt of the arch upon which the United States' claim rested, although it was not the keystone by any manner of means. Tlie British government was at oucc notified that the United States hail been led into errors of statement, aud was informed that a correc tion would la- made wheu the supplement ary papers are submitted. Not I'sitl by John Bull. It was at first supposed at tlie state de partment that Detroff had lieen paid by the British government to falsity the in formation. An officiul of tlie state depart ment said, however, that this charge hod not lieen proved. Tin* most charitable conclusion of tho officials was that Detroff, thinking he knew the character of information that the de partment wallte*], hail manufactured it so as to make a strong case for this govern ment. The statu depart incut officials are congratulating themselves that they dis covered the falsification liefere it wi pointed out by England. There is no law to meet such u caw* ns this, and Air. Detroff will simply lose Ids government position as the result of his remarkable action. For u Tariff Hevlsli Commission. WahIIIM.ToN, Nov. 14, The !-UK:;i -t ion that congress passa law authorizing the nppiiititnient of a commission to prepare a revision of the tariff is not a new one, as it was propos«* I some time ago by Senator Dlunib. it is made in answer to the de mand that President-elect Cleveland shall call a special session of congress us soon as lie enters upon the discharge of tlie duties of liis office—ademand which meets almost ns much, if not more, opposition as it does favor among Democrats. Thu commission idea, it is thought by its proposers, will likely receive more general favor, for the reason tlmt it provides a way by which no delay shall ensue in the matter of tariff reform, while at. the same time avoiding all the objections t hat may be raised to an extra aeasion. The plan descrilied is to have tlie commission appointed ns soon as Dresideut Cleveland goes into office, so that it may work on a revision that shall lie ready for consideration by congress wheu it meets in Decemlier. The Senate'* Attitude. The worirbelng done by experts and dis interested agent** of the government, it i* presumed, will commend itself to the fa vorable judgment of the new congress, nnd in a short time after organizing congress will be in a position to intelligently enter upon u general system of tariff legislation. To become effective, however, this sug gestion must receive the co-operat iim of the present Republican senate, aud it is doubtful that such co-openition would Im given. It is possible, however, aud thut |His«ihility doubtless the sponsor* of the iinqiuMtion have had iu miud in preaeut mg it- _ Congress Will Soon Meet Again. Wash I NO TON, Nov. 14.—On Monday, Peé. 5. three weeks from now, the Fifty s* cond congress will meet in final session. One Of the first matters to be brought be töre the senate will Is* the Washburn miti uptiou bill, which lias already passed tlie house, and lias shown that it lias u clear majority in favor of it* passage iu the senate. Its provisions arc so sweeping that would practically, it is charged, shftt i Chicago wheat pit. the New Orleans cotton exchange and other institutions of like character. A strong <>p|*>siiion was devel oped to tlie bill in the senate, but there was a still stronger movement in its favor. Mr. Washburn, of Minnesota, who had tho bill Discharge, only couselited to luy it aside so ns to allow of an adjournment ot congress u hen August htul far advanced, on condi tion thut it should be made the first special tinier for tlie next session and should he fought out to a finish. The senate has n number of other im portant house hills ou iu* calendar, includ ing (be free wool hill and other tariff re [a-ftl measures of the house. These have slumbered hitherto iu the committee finance, but a determined effort will no doubt he uuule to bring them out und to wild them up to the presideut for liis action. The house may possibly be given an oppor tunity to reconsider ita action and to lake Up the senate's free coinage of silver bill. The silver uiefiPivill try to bring thisatamt. they up the Jukn lioey Very 111 . New York-, Nov. 14.—John lioey, ex president of the Adunis Express c*ini[i.-iiiyj is lviiur liutuieroiiglv ill at Delmuuicu'* West'* Twenty-rmirtli. West Dreshyterian church sands school cele rated its twenty fourth aim versary last evening. Superintendent Baird reported Ü9 2 scholars, four officer* siol forty neveu teachers. The scholars tendered an appropriate program. Hon. Hilaries IS Lore made the sddieas of (he evening. MRS. MAYBRICK'S CASE AGAIN. . England'* llmue Secretary Semis Uncle 4'uusUc Reply. WASHINGTON, Xov. 14.—The celebrated International case of Mrs. Alnybrick, tlie young American confined in Waking prison .OU a life sentence for tlie monier of lier husband near Liverpool, is tlie subject of renew cd agitation. I Sinn (iail Hamilton has taken a deep interest in t he case, nml it was largely through her efforts that an lm- | menue petition was sent to Queen Victoria, nsking that tlie unfortunate woman lie pardoned. The petition was based bn tlm assertion that no proof was adduced on the trial of Mrs. Maybriek to connect her with the crime charged, and further that the commission of the crime itself was not proved. This petit ion was signed by Airs. Harrison, the wives ot the members of the cabinet, including Mrs. Blaine, and many promi nent ladies nil over the country. The peti tion received ;i semiofficial character by be ing forwarded through the state depart nient, mid the response to it wus commun! ; ented direel to tiffs government by tin* British Officials. This reply is reported to be exceedingly caustic in its terms, much so as to cause Gail Hamilton to refer Vitas "senseless, vulgar and brutal in solence toward a friendly republican na tion pleading for its own citizens." The IMpomui is «aid to characterize the petition oh the most impudent paper tlmt ever found its way to tlie office of the home secretary and wholly unprecedented. Importunities are still made ut tlie state department m i»t. re-i. itself in Mrs May | hrlek's behalf, hut it is probable that further efforts in this direction will lie of an unofficial character. TO KILL JERRY SIMPSON. The Kansas FuslouDt*' Alleged I'lan fur a Mock Assassination. Topf.KA, Nov. 14. — The biggest sen sation connected with the late Kansas cam paign has just been made public. It is the confession of L. S. Harvey, assistant s< -ro tary of the People's party campaign com mittee. Harvey bad lieen charged with giving out secrets nf the committee, and to defend himself lie exposed the alleged plot, which was arranged in Topeka, to have a mock attempt made to assassinate Jerry Simpson. Harvey says tho parties to the scheme were W. C. Jones, chairman of the Democratic state committee; Brledenthal, chairman of the People's party, and Jerry Simpson. Tho object was to create sym pathy for Bimpoon and aid in Ids election. "The plan," says Secretary Harvey, "was to have Simpson return to his district and be waylaid and beaten, to offset southern outragea and create sympathy for Simpson. Jerry objected to tieitig beaten and bruised Up, but finally agreed to undergo mild punishment." Mr. Harvey further says that "owing to the blunder of Simpson's district chair mon the letters offering f'.'.nno reward to t he man who would murder Simpson wore found, and the sham attempt at assaHsinatiim was prevented." Tho exposure by Harvey has created much excitement here, nml many threats are made against him. To Restrict luimlgi-iilioit. PROVIDENCE, Nov. 14.—Emory II. Wil son, otic of tin* most prominent Kcpuhlic iins in tho east. says tlie restriction of im migration will come before congress early in December. Air. Wilson says that Sena tor Chandler lias prepared a bill with tlmt end in view, providing that emigrants make a three months' application to tho United Htales consuls ubroiid. Mure Smallpox ut Now liuvon. New Haven, Nov. 14.—The authorities at the New Haven hospital have discovered another case of smallpox Iu the institution. The patient this time is Michm-I Callahan, who occupiixl a lied near Clinton V. Dmtt, pilot of tin- steamer ('. H. Northum, who was found to lie uffiicled with tlie disease about ten days ago. Nn Addition* nt Fall River. FALL Kivkii, Allis*., Nov. 14.—The out look for tlie manufacturers of this city lm* changed greatly since tlie advance of 7 per cent, in wages was grunted several days ago. 8otne stockholders of mills tlmt [im posed to make additions have decided not to build since the election. Huff«»niton Kills Two Firemen. BROOKLYN, Nov. 14.—The luidies of tlie two firenu-n, William Estes ami John F. Spaulding, who lust tlieir lives during tlie fire at the Ilarla*ck stores, have lieen re covered. They bore no signs of burning or disfigurement, showing that death had re united from Hiiffocutiou. Kaiser nml Lx-t'haneeUor Ueeonrlleil. London. Nov. 14.—A dispatch to the Keuter Telegram company announces thut while Emperor William waa hunting iu Saxony he met Bismarck, the two were reconciled aud in course of conversation Bismarck pointed out t,hu dangers of the new army rill. Eli-ctrli-at Workers Meet. Chicago,Nov. 14.—sixty delegates to the second annual convention of tin* National Brotherhood of Electrical Workers met in Dtasterer*' hall. They will decide whether it will be to tlie brotherhood's interest to ufiiliute w ith tlie telegraphers or not. Sunk tiy tli** flyiisum Prince. VlNKVAlili llAVKN, Alas*., Nov. 14.—'Ths three masted scboouur George S. Turbell, of WelWect, Mass., C optuin Huakell, from Windsor for New York, was run into mid sunk by the tour masted seboouer Gypsum Drince. The crew were saved. Hwulltiunl Citulrr» UhcIIII. Munich, Nov. m.—I^ rofc.smjr IVtumkofrr and ProtvhMir Kmuuuicli say thut local *eiid not individual romUtioiiH tn^viuh-t cholurn. Until ineii have *wulU>wt*l lar^r number* of choloru bacilli aud autlVrcd tio iuton Yfuiencc. _ _ To Work Boy atul Night. PoTTSViLLE, Da., Nov. 14.—Owing to Uic great scarcity^ of car* nt the collieries the Beading company's shops at Palo Alto.-od Schuylkill Haven worked full handed Sun day. Order* have been given to Work tiny aud night. _ 'TIVOLI EXPORT BEER L BEND ORDERS TO Ford Bottling Co. «I • : I DR. ALBERT SHAW. nig Editor of Tlie Re of UrvlowK. The Brilliant Y view ISiwcittl Correnpondenr'o.l New York, Nov. 10. — Dr. Albert Shaw, who lias scored such a brilliant success as editor of The Review of Re views, was liom in Butler county, O., July *3, 18,77. He was graduated from j owa college, Grinnell, la., in 1879. , . L Lis course there and received in 1884 the degree of Ph. P., having accomplished work of a high order in constitutional history, international law and isjlitical Soon after leaving college lie entered local journalism in 18wa for the pur pose of learning the mechanical und business branches. His strongest tastes being for political and economic sciences, he took long leaves from his newspaper work to go to Johns Hopkins university for post grad uate study in history and political sci In 1883 he did editorial writing ence. on the Minneapolis Daily Tribune, but returned to Johns Hopkins to complete v j ew a n<i Fortnightly Review in Eng economy. Ho returned to Minneapolis aschief of tho editorial staff of The Tribune, hold ing that position until tho closo of 1800 —with the interval of over a year spoilt in Europe. In tho meantime lie hud earned a distinguished roputation by his contributions to Tho Contemporary Re land, t reating of various phases of west ern constitutional and legislative experi cnee. His stay in Europe in 1888 and 1889 was sjient in tho study of municipal gov ernment in Great Britain and in tlie largo cities of tho continent, and in study of European constitutional systems anil general political conditions. When ho returned lie resumed editorial charge of tho Minneapolis Tribune and gavo lectures at Johns Hopkins, Cornell and Michigan universities upon municipal government in Europe. He also wrote, by invitation from Tim Century, a num ber of articles on tho government of tlie principal cities of Europe, which are to be published in hook form. The Chautauqua Magazine printed a series of interesting and instructive arti cles from his pen on tiia political and social conditions of tlie Servians, Turks, Bulgarians, Greeks and other nations— tho result of his travels and researches. During his residence in Minneapolis lie wrote a monograph called "Co-operation in a Western City"—afterward enlarged and reprinted ns a part of tho "History of Co-operation in the United States"— whicli excited admiring attention lioth at home ami abroad. His thesis in 1884 nt Johns Hopkins was entitled "Icnria: A Study of Communistic History," aft erward translated and published in Ger many. In tho year 1888 ho edited a volume entitled "Tlie National Revenues,'' to which a largo number of leading econo "W MhV i * sf3 K' - / £ r <i* f4. ; •' y DR. ALBERT SHAW. mists contributed. Ho was elected in 1890 professor of political nml munic ipal institutions and international law by Cornell university, having frequently declined most flattering invitations from other institutions. He did not Recept tho call to Cornell, bnt was induced by Mr. W. T. Stead, the eminent London journalist, to found The American Review of Reviews, to be published and etlited in close association with Mr. Stead's English magazine of the same name. The new Review ap peared in 1891, edited by Mr. Sj>a\v in New York, and in a year's time had gained a circulation of 75,000 copies, a most unprecedented triumph iu serious periodical literature, und it goes with out earing that Mr. Shaw is entitled to a large r share of tho credit for its re markable success. He still holds lectureships nt Johns Hopkins ami the Winconsin State uni versity's school of historical and jioliti cul science, and frequently lectures on liis favorite topics in other institutions. He contributes to lca<ling periodicals and does a large amount of work wery month for his own magazine. Air. Shaw is unmarried, an«l seems wedded to his uspirutions und work for reform und AI ei, R. Colquitt. prog re**. Pont lllley'ft I'rui'tical Joke*. Many amusing stories are told of tho practical jokes the celebrated poet James Whitcomb Riley used to play on strau gers to draw them out. One was to enter a town as a blind painter, led by a boy, ami do sign painting that amazed the natives. Tho blindness part of it was only half a j*ike, for without powerful glasses Mr. Riley's vision is mostly limited to a tew rods. Ho says that if ho detects any signs of apathy in an audience he ■imply takes off his glasses, and then ho sees no audience—"they may be entliusin like all [»ossessed for ail I know." Matches Made of Com|ii-e*se«l Feat. Iu consequence of the growing diffi culty of procuring wo*al suitable for the manufacture of mulches, German fac tories are now making them of coin pressed peat, which is said to be un ex cellent substitute. No Dinner, No Brink. By a liqnor law recently put in force in Cape Colony no traveler can be sup plied with drink unless with a bona tide dinner orTnnehcou, (Tiurch ftlllli Reuii-Annual Dinner. Ou Thursday the semi-annual dinner of the Church club, of Delaware, will given in Eden Hall. The affair promises to b« interesting Tbe bishops of lows, Montana, and Nevada, together with severaUciefgy and prominent laymen other dioceses, »re expected to be pres ent. Two Recent Productions in the City of Now York. ONE POOR, the ot:iek very hoop John 1'. Sheridan i-.ncl III. Nonsensical Hodgepodge, "Mrs. O'llrlcn, Esq."— lOt-hnrd Hurtling Davis us n Ilrnuiallst. lit. hirst hllbrt Is Meritorious.' ' FTER nn absence i of alunit twelve ä years.in Australia John F. Sheridan returned to New . York city Recently with a farce com edy entitled "Airs. O'Brien, Esq.," in which lie ramie his rcdchut at tin* Bijou theater. This play is said to have enjoyed « particularly pros perous career ii the land of tin knngnrixi, and if i really did my only comment is that the stories which we fre quently I tear ot the great good nature of the antipodean* have not lieen exaggera tions, for "Airs. O'Brien, Esq.," isn ridicu lous concoction of paretic situations, sup posnbly funny, and a compilation of jokes nt which Humeses might have laughed, Imt which now excite interest only because of the respect due old acquaintances. Air. Sheridan, in his character of an Irish female, evidently intends to Ii# funny, and his efforts to bring the au dience to view him in that light are com mendable, but as far as J was concerned they were futile. His brogue is not par ticularly good, be talks about 40 pur cent, faster than lie should, and although lie appeared to tie suffering from a eold lie attempted to sing, ami I am compelled to admit that his siuging was very poor, it is therefore pretty safe to say that tlie Amurican public will not go wiki over "Mrs. O'Brien, Esq.," or the star. Tlie company is a fairly good one, but most of the specialties appeared to me to be dull and ill chosen. Gracie Whiteford, Air. Sheridan's sou brette, is a particularly bright little laxly, who is certain to make a name for herself as soon as she shall succeed in finding a vehicle more suited to lier line of work. Her voice is strong r.nd clear'«nil she is an iV /Sftßgj ■WY*. \ actress of more than ordinnry ability. In passing, the magnificent refined daneingof Messrs. Marion and I'ost should not tie overlooked. If Mr. Rudolph Aronson had secured specialists like these for the Casino at the commencement of its vaudeville ca reer, the crushing failure which has over .Xv & m m -<rV 7J5ÄI iV*\\ i * A W ry—a. ■ V w ' ; i BU HUI) AN AS MUS. O'BRIEN, ESQ. taken tlie venture might have lieeti averted. However, it Is much better for the cause of light music iu America tlmt the tiling was a fizzle, for the Casino is t he best place perhaps in the world for tlm, presentation of operetta. All New York is happy over the return of this beautiful ploceof amuse ment t«i its legitimate uses Nov. 14, when "Thu Fencing Muster'' will reinniigurule the old order of things. Tlie advent of a purely literary man into the field of dramatic writing is, as it should be, a matterot congratulation with those persons who really have the welfare of the American stage at heart, for if such a man is found to possess the "instinct of situation," as it may la* called, he is cer tain to develop into a gootl playwright, for the power of invention and the ability to express his thoughts iu graceful language are already his. The combination is of course n rare one, for it is a fact that sev eral of our most succesful dramatic au thors are men who have scarcely an idea as to tlie meaning cf the word literature. But they make money, and as thin is what most mortals—even playwright*—are aft er they nnd the tnnnngete who produce their effusions are not likely to look be yond the theatrical barometer, which in ninety-nine eases out a hundred is the Im'x office. On the other band, the managers argtt -, and it must be admitted not without some show of justice, that tlieir experiments with plays written by men trained to nur k ■ fis -Vie* ■' M ;.^V' m -j RICHAUD HARDING DAVIS, ratlve writing have been disastrous. They point out that these men, while unham pered by stage limitations, are nlilo to Write very <ntertalning tales, but not pos sessing the true dramatic instinct the) crniuul interestingly depict the best por tions of their work by means of living characters, and with only tlie aid of arti ficial acenery and tho slight deception* practiced la-lniul the footlights. This is but reasonable niter all, for in a story tlie render's imagination is one of the uuthcr's must important nids, whereas on tlie stage tlie audience must s**o or hear every tiling. N*4>iiibg ut all must be t.Uwu to: granted. Richard Harding' Davis' wonderfully graphic sketch, "Tlie Disreputable Mr. Reagan." waa receutly brought out as curtain raiser at the Lyceum theater. New York, with Mr. E. H. Sothern us Reagan. It L* a monologue, mul -I was interested to kuow whether Mr. Davis could make dramatic enough to Im int* resting, espe cially as I Lad heard previously from be of goon autnorny tone no i* ro write a play for .Mr. So! hern bused on Ids "Van Bibber" sketch. v X saw "The Disreputable Mr. Reagan" as interpreted by Sothern, and I venture the prediction that Mr. Davis is destined to bëcomea playwright of note. Ilis touch is delicate, even in treating such nn Inex pressibly indelicate subject as Reagan, and t here can be no manner of doubt ns to his possession of dramatic instinct of a high order. Although "The Disreputable Mr. Reagan" is a monologue, it contains more striking situations than many n curtain raiser employing half a dozen characters. It is dramatic to the hist degree, mid the good impression created, by Mr. Davis' maiden effort nt stage work has served to whet the public appetite for something more "protracted," as the funny man says, from his pen. "Van Bibber" will therefore he awaited with interest. Of Air. Sot hern's acting 1 regret that there is little to I»! said in commendation. Had lie not at tempted to master the Cherry street dialect his occasional lapses into the Whitechapel accent would not huve been so marked. Air. Sothern evidently realized his limitation in this direction and sought to hide it by rapid talking and frequent gaspings, accompanied by tugging* at the neck of Ids shirt. Dut the stage setting was admirable, and aided by this and his really conscientious effort to make ns much of tlie monologue us possible Air. Sothern's performance was on the whole somewhat forcible. This actor is improving rapidly in his own line of high light comedy, and is gradually getting rid of the many little mannerisms which have tended to mar his art. Miss Alarguer! to Merington, the author of "Captain Lettarhlair," went to Boston a few days ago to read her play, "Goodby," to Manager Field, of 'the Boston museum, where it is to tie presented at an early day. Alias Merington also tunk advantage of tho opportunity to explain to the stage manager her idea of oVery character in tlie play. Unlike "Captain. Lettarhlair," "Goodby" is not a comedy. It of course contains a comedy element, but in tlie main is serious. It might be appropriately designated as a drama pure nml simple. "Nothing succeeds like success." I have heard that since "Captain Lettarblair's" grent hit Aliss Merington has been Invited to collaborate on original plays by some of the most prominent playwrights of Amer ica. I have also heard that at least one prominent English actor has asked her to name her terms for a play, liut Afiss Mer ington's time is so heavily mortgaged that she will undertake nothing more for some mouths at least. Octavus Coiien. MUSICAL AND DRAMATIC NOTES. Rumors that Adu itehnn will star trend on each other's heels, each showing some variety of form. John Drew's success cer tainly is dazzling. Clay M. Greene is About tlie busiest of tlie dramatic authors just now. He is writing a new second act for William Ii. Crane's play, "For Money," a libretto for a comic opera to be presented iu San Fran cisco and a farce comedy. Henry E. Abbey will have his hands full next season. Coquelin anil Jane Hading, with a French company; Moun'etSully, tlie famous tragedian of the Comédie Fran çaise, with another organization of Frencli players, and Henry Irving, with Ellen Terry and his Lyceum company, will all tour the United States under his manage ment. Emma Juch will be absent in Europe for three years, during which time she will sing in oratorio and concert as well as in operd. Agnes Herndon wants a new comedy drama. Here is a chance for ambitious playwrights. Darls lias lost one of its most popular comedians in tlie person of M. Dauhray, tlie favorite comic actor of the Dalais Roy al, who died recently at the age of fifty five of acute bronchitis. Airs. James Brown Dottcr and Kyrie Bellew will next turn their attention tc Dumas' "Demimonde," whicli will be put into English for them by I.ouise Imogen Guiney, of Boston. It will las Aliss Uui ney's first essay in the dramutic field. Lawrence Alarston has invented a new scheme for advertising Lillian Lewis in his new play, "Ludy Lil." Every one who goes to tlie theater receives a doll in green tights and tarleton, Aid miniature of Alias Lewis as she appears iu the play. A brewery "In full working order" is the newest promise of reality on the stage. It is to be introduced in a play, "The Old Jug," which Hattie Harvey is to take oil a tour by aud by. lJuito, the opera libretto writer, having been requested to contribute to an album, inscribed this sentcuce on the page: "Ebro e Otel, ma Amleto c orbe" (Drunken is Othello, but Hamlet is* mad). The chie» point of iuterest about it apparently is that it spells the same whether you read it forward or backward. Emma Nevada will make her reappear ance in London this fall during the an tiimnal season of Italian opera at Cuvent Garden. Lillian Nordlca will return to America on Nov. 30, and will goon a concert tour under the management of Mr. C. A. Ellis. Miss Fanny Davenport may possibly iqi pear a* latdy (Jay Spanker and as Nancy Sykes in "Oliver Twist" next season. to be a reproduction in Gilbert and Sullivan's Comedian. George Grossmith who recently arrived in New York from Eiiglund, has for many years bet u known us "Gilbert and Gulli van's coniedinu," fortlu* reason that he created most of tho comedy characters iu the it successful operas written by that remarkable firm of collalsirateure. Grossmith up the stage a few years ago to Jbecome an enter tainer, and it is to pursue this voca tion that lie has come to America. gavo / GEORGE GROSSMITH. He is a very snudl man, with a very large income derived from the judiciou* use of id* risible exciting powers, not the least of which is ids remarkably comic face. G ros smitli will begiu o|ieralioiia in New York, uftcr which he will probably visit the large cities of America. His wife -mid their half dozen children—all boys—ac company him on ids travel*. a The weight of each anchor plate on tho Brooklyn bridge is twenty-three tons, l'he height of tlie towers above Hie road way is 159 feet.' Just six years after the 8rst wire was strong over the East river tor the bridge the first paid p jrossed._ SEfcDtfC: An Officer** Dog Ntole». Some one stole a yellow setter dog from the yard of Officer William H Sherer's home, cm Thursday last. The dog is a valuable one and is registered at A reward will be paid for its rot urn either nt ids home 1018 Levering avenue or at the City Hull. the Court House. FOR TEE LADIES.' Wlmt the World of limhlon Hun In Store for Them—Two Hundred Suit*. Special Oorrcatondence Ifccnln« Journal. New York, Nov. It. — Velvet is the material most in favor for the winter. Not ordinary velvet—this season nothing is ordinary, but velours oibre epingle arid delicately spotted plushes will form at least the trimming of the winter gowns. Tliis velvet will in most cases be comb'ned with fur and will give the winter gowns a very rich and comfort able appearance. Silks will be used, as coats and walking gowns, but it will in all eases be well wadded. Sleeves are just now undergoing the greatest change ; they have been growing wider and wider for some time, but now fash ion lias firmly decided that they are to drop from the shoulder. Some of the very latest are headed with a band of tight velvet, or a few rows of gaging, after which the fullness springs out a few inches below. «Lud ff I Æ* kV 1 m n \\ A kÉM '? ■I *. , / • [kf J (Mit 1: / ; — w m k I V F," : > A 1 f r/o. An autumn walking suit in the style of a Russian blotiBe, is our next skotcli. and this is n style splendidly suited to the requirements of autumn. There is a small quantity of neat braiding on it. The vest is composed of dark ricli velvet. - - ■> A) i LX iâJ mm _ ■ < £>'ï ! ■L-. * •Y Here we have another suit made par It is ticnlarly for walking purposes, made of very thick Lincoln green cloth with large collar and cuffs of Persian Lamb. jacket ends at the waist. It is double-breasted and the Lb liAUON in: Hhkmont. JAMES J. FOX, UNDERTAKER, 103 WEST SEVENTH STREET. Wilmington. Delaware. No. A CLEAN KNOCK-DOWN In the price of several hundred Roys' All-wool Suits, heard of— except the election. we've Greatest tliin^ <>• $7-5° Suits that sold for Suits t liât -sold for Suits that sold for Suits that sold for Suits thut sold for 7.00 6.50 6.00 5.00 Broken lots, but mighty nice Suits—a bargain that can't be picked up every day. Friday and Saturday The prices of these SUITS will be only $3.95 YOUR CHOICE. HAMBURGERS 220 AND 222 MARKET STREET. [.-y^ *1 N 1 M m I 14 St §> Dll. L. L. CARVER, Stricken Down with Heart Disease. 1 Dr. Mile* Medical Co., Elkhart, Jnd. Gentlemen: I feel it my duty, as well os a pleasure, to publish, unsolicited, to tho world the benefit received from Da. Mists- rcktossti -. c 8. I was etnokou down with Heart and itacomplications, a rapid pulse vary ing from &0 to 140 beut» per minute, u ehokfiieor bunm.it sensation in the wind pipe, oppression THOUSANDS" 1 « ginn of tho heart and below lowor rib, pain In tho arms, shortness of breath, sleeplessness, weakness and general debility. The arteriös in my neck would throb violently, tho throbbing of my heart could be heard across a largo room and would shak<* my whole body. 'I was *> nervous that I could not hold my hand steady. 1 huve been under the treatment of eminent phusieians, amt have taken gallonsof Patent Meitieina without the least benefit. A friend recom mended your remedies. Pho wo« cured by Ur. Wiles' remedies Ihuvetaken ^ . , nr -. three bottles of your f-cw nil WE|J Heart Cure and two bottles v w ,11 "" Nervine. Mv pultso Is normal, I have no mora violent throbbing of the heart, i >M i well man. I tlnecrcly recommend every one with symptom* Of Heart Disease to take Dr. Miles' liestora tire lie,nettles anti bo cured Gvpsum City, Kans. SOLD ON A POSITIVE GUARANTEE. RCMC0IC8 JHotlSr ' L. L. Cakmku. f TRY DR. MiLES' PILLS, 50 DOSES 25 CTS. hold l»y all DrugtiialH* •ÇS8g«Miî*r 1 * J- M6 dr i R tCUi n 4-, I ' m r ' -• « /IT T I k L n I OUR WHEELS AKE GOOD AS THE BEST. t ...VJ Y Phoenix Pneumatic Tire, Cleveland Pneumatic Tire, Crescent Pneumatic Tire, Wo have a most desirable list of Second Hand Machines, priccB from *:15.00 to fOO.CO, Pneumatic and Cushion Tires. *140 150 100 PYLE CYCLE CO ■» 807 Market Street. rilOXR 353. NOW THAT THE SUMMER SEASON is at band, we are prepared to supply Picnics, Excursions and Parties Leaving tbe city on Pleasure Trips with every kind of goods useful and necessary for such occasions. Everything pure and strictly first-class. Goods packed iu any manner desired ROBELEN'S FAMILY LIQUOR STORE, No. 103 West Seventh St. TELEPHON« 445. THOMAS McHUGH, WHOLESALE LIQUOR DEALER, No. 13 Market Street. W ilmhigtnn. Delaware.