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CAPITAL NOTES important Social Functions at Washington MRS. M'KINLEY RECEIVES VTSIT OF THE SEE YUPS TO MIN ISTER YUNG YU Their Reception at the Legation of the Golden Dragon—A Chi nese Banquet Special Correspondence to The Herald. WASHINGTON, D. C, March 30- Notwithstanding the mid-Lenten sea ton capital society is extremely busy exchanging courtesies with the new comers in high places. The latter are beginning to realize the bitter-sweets of their position, for the polite tactics Jhat govern the social side of all things official involve much downright hard work. An Immutable law of local eti quette requires the ladies of official fam ilies to see to it that their husband's or father's visiting cards, together with their own, are properly distributed.with in a given number of days, to everyone of the hundreds w ho have left addresses in the traditional perk measure of bits of Bristol board which every weekly reception brings. The value of a former residence in Washington, and the ex perience in its social requirements,which differ from those of any other city, is plainly to be seen in the present ad ministration. Mrs. McKinley is a charm ing example of this. She knows the nat ural interest in the nation s house and the president's wife, and she makes everybody welcome nt all times and In the most informal fashion. It is al ready apparent that th? White House will be much more accessible to the general public during this administra tion than the last. There will be a great many more receptions outside the offi cial clique, and the whole mansion be yond the east room will not be so closed and guarded as formerly, as if each vis iting stranger were a vandal bent on destruction or theft. Mrs. Sherman, too. besides her many years us a senator's wife, has filled a position similar to that she now occupies w hen her husband was secretary of the treasury. The Longs, also the Algers, the Grays, and others in the present topmost circle have spent precious seasons in Washington, and are familiar with its peculiar social FORMAL RECEPTION". Mrs McKinleys first formal reception, tdven to the ladies of the diplomatic corps, was a brilliant success, with none of the stiffness about it which has some times characterized the Introduction of new faces in the White House. The beautiful suite of parlors was decked with a profusion of spring flowers, and the windows were wide open—so delight ful is Washington weather at this time of year—show ing the undulating law ns that surround the mansion, green as emerald in the warm sunshine, dotted with flow ering shrubs and beds of hya cinths and tulips perfuming the air A few minutes before the appointed hour the guests hr.d nearly all assembled in the red parlor, and ut 4 oclock the pres ident and his wife, accompanied by Mrs. f-'axon and Miss Mabel McKinley. aunt and niece, came down the Ftairs and en tered the blue room. Mrs. McKinley did not look in the least like an invalid, with a pink Hush in her cheeks-, a bright smile and a cordial hand-clasp for each guest. She was very becomingly dressed in robhins'-egg blue velvet, with exqui site point lace about the yoke and sleeves. During the reception, which lasted Just lift eon minutes, she sat In an easy chair near the window, while her husband stood beside her. Among the guests wore Lady Pauncefote and bar daughters of the British legation; the beautiful Baroness Thiel nam of Ger many; Baroness Hengelmuller of Aus tro-Hungary; Viscountess de Santo- Thyrso of Portugal; Mme.. Paternotre, wife of the French ambassador; Mme. Romero and Benora Adolfo Muiica of Mexico; Mine LaxO Arriega of Gaute mala; Marquisn < ihizzo Malaspina or Italy: Princess Cantacuzlne of Russia; the Japanese, Chinese and Corcan la dies, and many others. OTHER NOTABLE FUNCTIONS. Mrs. Hobart. the wife of the vice pres ident, is holding weekly receptions, which are largely attended, and her graceful cordiality nf manner has made a most agreeable impression. The fam ily is still at the Arlingti n hotel, and Mrs. Hobart has contrived to give a de cidedly 'homey" look to her private parlor, with pictures and hrie-a-bac of her own. favorite books within easy reach, an open piano, and plenty of flowers, without overdoing the Moral dis play. She dresses exceedingly well, hut quietly, which is the best evidence of good taste. Yesterday she was gowned in rich black velvet, mail" perfectly plain except for some Jetted garniture on the bodice, with a few handsome dia monds of the first water. It is under stood that the Hoharts will not Bet up housekeeping in Washington until au tumn. The daughters of the Cabinet households have their "day." too (■Wednesday), and are tilling the places of their mothers with credit to all con cerned and an up-to-date appreciative ness of the new honors conferred upon their respective family circles. A more charming bevy of yviung ladles than were receiving today in the great Port land apartment house would be hard to nrd. Miss Lone, daughter of the sec retary of the navy, w ho w ill fill her step mother's place in society until next No vember, received several hundred call ers In her parlor on the first floor, while the Misses Gary .daughters of the post master general, entertained an equal number in their Hat above. Miss Long, who Is a very pretty girl, with soft brown hair waving back from a high bred, intellectual, eminently Boston type of face, wore black Brussels net over blue silk, with sashes of fancy blue ribbon. She is indefatigable in the per formance of her social duties, und be tween each Wednesday reception every call In the hundreds due is religiously returned by card. Miss Gary is a dainty little lady of the rosebud sort of beauty, all smiles and dimples and distracting little curls escaped from confinement She was gowned in ecru linen lawn and Russian lace, over China blue silk, with ribbons the same shade. Miss Madeline Gary, v/ho is of the sparkling brunette type, wore a dress of dark gret n with a bodice of brocaded satin and point d'esprit. Between the social duties of two cities and the wedding of their sis ter, which occurs next week in Balti more, the Misses Gray declare them selves to be harder worked than any hodcarrier in town. THE VISITING SEE YUPS. Washington's Chinatown is just now all torn up by tho visit of ten distin mulshed Celestials, representing the See Yup society of San Francisco, who are hrte on a mission to Minister Yang Yu. Their facility for keeping themselves | in evidence is remarkable. Wherever you go, there are staring, round-eyed Sec Yups. in gorgeous, silken attire, doing the town ln comr.iuiy with resident Ce lestials—at the' White House, in the cap itol. In carriages, on foot, even in pie bean street cars; and. like their great countryman. Li Hung Chang, each is an animated Interrogation point They are all rich men. among the leading Chinese merchants nf San Francisco. I and members of the powerful See Yup | society. It seems that the wealthiest Chinamen of the Pacific coast are di vided Into two societies, the Sec Yups I and the Sam Yups. and between theni I rivalry w axed so stronu and bitter thnt jno en.i of trouble has ensued. For some llm-3 the See Yups had the best of it. until the Sam Yup? gained the favor of Mr. Fung Yung Hang. Chinese consul in Pan Francisco, w hen matters became more tangled up than ever. Tho consul employed some private detectives (Americans) to shadow the Set- YupSi and finally to break into iheir quarters nnd destroy several thousands of dollars' worth of property. The See Yups in voked the aid of the California stale law for the protection of their property, prosecuted the detectives and Innded tht chief of the agency in jail. They se cured nn order from Judge McKcnna. who was then on the United States ! circuit bench, restraining the Chinese consul from interfering further with the i members of their society, and also boy ! < < tting the Sam Yups. thereby causing | them great financial Injury. Then the Bam Yups played a trump card. Through the Chinese consul they reported their side of the story to Minister Yung Yu at Washington, w ho in due course laid the whole business, so fcr as he knew it. be fore the emperor of China. Thereupon his Celestial highness, according to the cheerful custom of his country, slashed off the heads of a few coolies, treated some of his courtiers to baths in boil ing oil.arrested all of the relatives of the leading See Yups in China and con fiscated their property, and irsued the terrible ukase that should any See Yup venture to return to tne Flowery king dom he should he diminished in stature exiu tly by the length of a head. Among the innocent relatives in peril of decap itation are the four sons of Lee Took, one of the richest among the visitors to Washington. It Is to save the necks of their kinsmen Without paying to the emperor their weight in gold to soothe his lacerated feelings that these multi millionaires are here, pleading with the minister to intercede in their behalf. THEY VISIT THE LEGATION. Their visit to the legation of the Golden Dragon yesterday was a revelation in the matter of Chinese etiquette to a half dozen Journalists —your correspondent among the number—w ho managed to get inside. The ten rich merchants, in silken garb so gorgeous that the Queen of She ba would have turned green with envy could she have beheid them, with their several interpreters and attaches, fell fiat upon their faces, in true Oriental fashion, the instant they entered the minister's presence. Mr. Yang Yu. dark and sinister, the expansive smile co fa miliar In Washington society all gone from his fat countenance, sat in solemn state and much bedragoned brocade on an elevated dais in the throne room. He did not remark to his visiting country men, as you or I would have done. "Get up. gentlemen, and be seated;" and so the luckless See Yups had to remain prostrate, full length on the floor, during the entire interview, only raising their faces just high enough to articulate when addressing the minister. As none of them speak the same dialect as Mr. Yu the conversation had to be carried on through interpreters', which prolong ed the interview- unconscionably until the backs of the spectators ached for the millionaires, abased two long hours in the dust. Of course we could not under stand a word that was said in either Chinese dialeot; but through Mr. J. C. Campbell of San Francisco, attorney for the delegation, we learned that the See Yups informed the minister of injuries received at the hands of the Sam Yups, and that through the unjust misrepre sentation of the last named order, they, the- innocent See Yups, found themselves in serious trouble, both at home and abroad; and they begged his Serene Highness to intercede with the emperor to remove from them the ban of his dis pleasure. A BIG CHINESE BANQUET. Last night a famous banquet was given to tne visitors by Tuck Cheong & Co.. the leading Chinese merchants of Washington, in the rear of their store on Pennsylvania avenue. The strip of red bunting which waved In front of the place advertised to the resident Chinese world what was going to happen, and never was business so brisk with Tuck Cheong & Co All day long, and all night, too, the neighborhood w as sw arm ing with pig-tails and parti-colored cos tumes, for the instant the humblest washerman beheld that scarlet symbol he bethought hlmst If of some pressing need ln the way of merchandise, and hastened thereto, ostensibly to make the purchase, but in reality to feast his ol faetores on the de lightful smells of cook ing eggs two centuries old, bird's netts stewing for soup, toasting shark's fins, chop-auey, and other longed-for deli cacies which this be nighted land nf their exile does not supply. But themgh a multitude- crammed the place and "de voured" the feast with eyes and neises, einly fourteen sat down at table. A look into the Interior of the dim. queer store, ar.d especially a sniff of its odors, was t like taking a peep into the Flowery Kingdom—the throng of admiring loung tsr#, the favored few at the feast In gor geous robes, to which Solomon and all his glory couldn't hold a candle, each Oriental nabob, with a skuli-cap atop his queue, adorned with the carnelian buttem denoting rank. The- banquet was served in thirteen courses, the meats and sweets oddly intermingled, Foups. fish and game being eaten with candles anel Li Chee nuts. After each oeiurse came wine and tea, or rice brandy in small bowls; then more tea and more brandy, cigars for the guests and cigarettes for the multitude, till literally "all was blue." BRIGHAM. Shatto Street Sewer There has been an apparent intention to construct a sew er aloni? Shatto street from Witmer to Vernon; in fact, a pipe I was laid on top of a slight embankment of earth over a deep gully between the two streets named, and property owners along the line expected to make con nections when notified so to do. But for some reason the work has not proceeded ar.d for a year past no improvement has been made along Shatto street. One re sult of this delay In completing this sewer and street Improvement will be a cost to the city of several hundred dol lars. The recent heavy rains have caused the slight earth embankment c ver the gully to settle several feet, and the sewer pipe broke in a number of places. It will cost the city a neat link sum to place new pipe and properly pro tect It. It seems that the contractors placed the pipe according to contract, but the city has delayed the grading of the street. The Boom Before the Burst A great rush to the Yukon mines in nor' h ern Alaska is reported from the Pacific coast, and it la expected that the mineral output of Alaska will be quadrupled this year. Every vessel that can be propired tor th<» purpose is carrying freight and passengers to the north. In a few months we will probably be informed that tne miners on the Yukon river are starving and there will be a demand that a govern ment vessel shall be sent to their relief.— Buffalo Courier. SWAYS SOLONS How a Woman Influenced Utah's Lawmakers AN ANTI-THEATER HAT LAW HER OWN EXPERIENCE GAVE HER THE IDEA She Is a Legislator Herself-Tried for a Law Even More Severe Than That Finally Adopted Special Correspondence to The Herald. SALT LAKE CITY. Utah. April I.— Tne Hon. Mrs. Eurithe K. La Barthe bears the distinction of being the only Woman who has forced legis'latien against the theater hat of the three rtory variety. She is a member of '.he I'tah legislature from the Eighth dis trict, and solely through her Influence the lawmakers of the state adopted the following: "A bill for an act to compel the removal of headwear at theaters, opera houses and other Indoor places nf amusement, and providing a penalty for the violation thereof." Re it enacted by the legislature of the Mate of I'tah: Section 1 Any persnn attending a theater, opera house or an indoor place THE HON. MBS. EURITHE K. LA BARTHE of amusement as a spectator shall re move headwear tending to obstruct the view of any other person. Section 2. Any person violating any of the provisions of this act shall be sub ject to a fine of not less than $1 nor more than $10 for each offense, upon conviction thereof. Section 3 This act shall take effect upon its approval. That Is the law as it appears on Utah's statutes. This is the way Mrs. La Barthe wanted the law to read it being the bill as originally introduced: A bill to compel the removal of high hats and headgear at theaters, opera houses and indoor places of amusement. Be it enacted by the legislature of the state of Utah: Section L That all parties attending theaters, opera houses and indoor places of amusement shall be required to re move all kinds of headgear that tends to obstruct the view of others. Section 2. That managers of theaters, opera houses and places of amusement shall provide suitable rooms for the plac ing of such wearing apparel. Section 3. That managers of theaters, opera houres and places of amusement shall be responsible for the enforcement of this law. and in case of failure to do so, they shall be subject to a fine of not less than $10 nor mote than $100 for each offense. Mrs. La Barthe explains in the follow ing statement written by her, exactly why she brought about the theater hat legislation, and why it is that the amended bill, instead of the original, was passed. Here Is w hat she says: "To the Editor—lt was my fortune to secure the passage by the Utah legisla ture of the anti-high hat bill. It m?t with little or no opposition, for every man who has attended a theatrical per formance and sat in the rear of one of those giant head covenings that my sex is given to wearing, saw the wisdom of it and required little or no inducement to vote for the same. The law Is>alaw both in the spirit and the letter of enforce ment, and the theater managers are complying with it ln every town in the state that boasts of a place of amuse ment. ■ The adoption of the law and the car rying out of its principles is proving very satisfactory to the general public. My object in introducing this bill was simply to protect the right of theater goers, many of whom are poor people ! whose means, make it possible for them to attend a theatrical entcrtalnmeni on ly once In a great while. The seats they secure are. as a rule, ln the cheaper por tions of the theater —in the rear of the orchestra or balcony. Now place a hlgt hat In front of them, when seated far I back and what could they see? Nothing lat all. They pay a dollar or more for a scat oftentimes, and are certainly en- I titled) to receive the full pleasure the en tertainment offers. "The present style of hat and head gear, as you well know, is extrt-me as to height and witlth. While admitting that ladles ought to have a proper respeot for the rights of others, it i»a deplorable fact that this feeling does not exist with them as often as it ought to. In fact, In nine cases out of ten, they have every advantage' when they do not ob serve the itiotate-s of these feelings, be cause the eclipsed auditor will suffer in silence rather than take the risk of of fending a lady by asking her to remove her hat. "I recall an instance when I was not so timid and when the lady (?) to whom I made a protest and polite request, dis dainfully turned, gave me a withering look, and kept her hat on without even doing me the courtesy to reply. It set tled the matter as far as I was concerned LOS ANGELES HERALD t THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 8, 1897 and house bill number thirteen had Its origin right then and there. I am wil ling to blush for my sex if necessary, and stand up for It against any man. But when It comes to being Imposed upon, why that is a different matter altogether and 1 could not stand it for a moment. I take great pleasure in the thought that that lady, whose name I do not know, ,is obliged to take off her hat when she ' goes to the theater nowadays. I "I enclose a copy of my original thea- I t«r hnt bill, and a further copy of it in , amended form. According to my way of thinking, the original Is far better than the amende d bill. But nsSalt Lake City has no modern opera house, it was thought the governor, being a stock ; holder in our theater building, might ! veto the bill if he was required to build an additional room for wraps, etc. Tha; Is way the bill was amended. Even In its amended form it is a relief, for if we do have to hold our wraps In our laps, we can at least see w hat is going on or the stage, instead of being treated to the nar view of a towering mass of feathers, flowers, ribbon and felt. I will not deny that the big hat has its uses, •but being placed on view at the theater Is not one of those to which It should be devoted. "EURITHE k. LA BARTHB." While the ladies of the United States hi>\e ln v measure endorsed the anti high theater hat pre>test, Mrs I.a Barthe was the first to raise the ting of crusade ln the legislatures. It is a singular fact that the pioneer ln a movement of this nature should come from I'tah, the one slate in the union where woman was at one time in almost abject slavery. FROM PILGRIMS TO PRINCES The Oriental Degree Conferred Upon Fifteen Candidates The cause of the unusually large num ber of gentlemen visiting l'aulk's hall at Station D. last evening was a session of Al Malakiah council. No. BSO. Grand Or der ot the Orient, fully 200 princes be ing present. Fifteen innocent pilgrims. Including several business and profes- sional men were given the Oriental de gree in most effective style. Al Malakiah council is now finely robed and cary theirmusic. After the degree had been conferred the council opened under "good and welfare," during which several speeches were made appropriate to the occasion those of Princes Widney and Sexton be ing received with much applause. Prince Hyatt made one of the efforts of his life. A duet for mandolin anil guitar, by Princes Gibbs and Tidbaugh. was ex cellent; also a solo by Prince Brown, while the recitation. "Roger and I," by Prince Hood, was the best number on the program. The banjo and guitar duet by Princes Peckham and Tidbaugh was also heartily encored. Marriage Licenses The following marriage licenses were issued from the office of the county clerk yesterday; . I. Newton Moore, a native of New Jer sey, aged 22 years, and Lila Peebier. a native of lowa, aged 26 years, both residents of Lordfburg. William H. Hoxie, a native of Oregon, aged 39 years, and Mary Katherine Koch, a native of lowa, aged 36 years, both residents of Los Angeles. Robert Irving Montgomery, a native of Illinois, aged 30 years, and Eva May Hewitt, a native of Illinois, aged 21 years, both residents of Pomona. James H. Camblin. a native of Vir ginia, aged 10 years, and Mary A. Schu bert, a native Of Germany, aged 26 years, both residents of Covlna. Frank Jeff redo, a native of California, aged 23 years, and a resident of San Gabriel, and Dolores Sanchez, also a na tive nf California, aged 18 years, and a resident of Old Mission. John F. Law. a native of England, aged 38 years, and Sarah Ann Ward, also a native- of England, aged 36 years, both residents of Los Angeles. Joseph Andrew Atchison, a native of Canada, age d 26 years, and a resident e>f Cerritos, and Louisa Carolina Bur wash, a native also of Canada, aged 26 years, and a resident of Los Angeles. Viewed From Two Standpoints It will be remembered that the captain of the Puritan recently spoke with en thusiasm of the action of the monitor jn a storm anel of how much he enjoyed the sweep of the waves across the deck, curling up forty feet against the turret. One of the crew gives a different account, describ ing the horrors of imprisonment in dark ness and heat, with grinding and groaning noises and the smell of oil. The experience reminded him of what Jonah suffered in "the stomach of hell." The point of view, as usual, must be cosidered In reatling the remarks of the two sailors.—Sß. Louis Giobe-Democrat. l atest Improved Tourist Cars Run every day on the Santa Fe route to Kansas City and Chicago; on Wednes days to Boston; three nights to Chicago. Ticket 200 Spring street. Card of Thanks The German Ladies' Benevolent society extend their sincere thanks to all those that have helped them make their grand charity ball such a grand success. The so ciety cleared $708.50. P. C. Pope, who is connected with the United States navy at Mare Island, Is at the Westminster, accompanied by his wife. All prices of wan paper greatly reduced. A. A. Bckstrem, 234 South Spring street. COST OF LIGHTING CITIES The cost of street lighting in New York city for 1897 will be ln excess of one and one-fourth million dollars. Philadelphia spends even more than does New York for lighting, the total ex pense being $420",000 for gas and $647,000 this year for electricity. These Items collectively do not foot up so much as New York pays, but while New York gets its supply of ga6 from seven differ ent companies, .and its electricity for lighting from ten different companies, Philadelphia owns its own gas plant, and since 1855 has had entire control of It. To the money actually disbursed for | gas. therefore, must be added, in the ! case of Philadelphia, a reasonable Inter ! est upon the original investment, and I some account must be made of the pub- I lie property used for the works. Chicago expends ln a year $425,000 for gas lamps which Illumine with Indistinctness some of her streets, the major portions ot which are unpnved roads separated from the buildings which front them by wooden Sidewalks resting in the mud. Boston Is an American city, which, In proportion to its population and area, makes generous provision for public illumination, Boston spends in a year $1190,000 for gas' and $270,000 for electric lighting, a total of $560,000, the extent of which may be best understood by com parison with the expenditures for the like purpose In Baltimore, a city of the same population, practically, and of about the same area. Baltimore- spends In a year $200,000 for gas and $lto.ooo for electric current. Cincinnati spends in a year $200,000 for gas and $7.'>,000 for electric lighting. The area of Cincinnati is about the same as that of Boston, and about one-half of the present area of New York, Wakefield and the Bronx valley villages included. It is a fact, not known to some of the most zealous nnd ardent of the Good Government club reformers, that the annexed Villages on the Bronx are light ed with neither gas nor electricity, but with naphtha lamps. These lamps are not fjcpenslve neither is the naphtha used in them, but the distance between lamps Is such that the traveling ex penses or mileage of those intrusted with the task of communicating flame to the wicks is a considerable Item of ex pense. San Francisco expends in a year $300,000 for public illumination, both gas and electricity, and St. Louis a like amount. In Pittsburg the advantages of natural gas have be.*n utilized of late years, and the expense for public illum ination is one-quarter million 'dollars. In Brooklyn It is $520.000—5160,000 for gas and $360,000 for electric current. Washington, the local affairs of which are under control of the federal govern ment and subject to acts of congress, -ilends in a year for electric lighting 1175.000, St. Paul. Minn., expends as :niieh. and New Orleans $225,000. Two American cities which show a distinct partiality for electricity as a means of public illumination are Denver and De treiit, and there are, practically, no cit ies which have not utilized, to some ex tent, the benefits of electricity. Buffalo expends in a year $300,000 for the pur poses of illumination, and as the area of the city Is small, it should be one of the best lighted of American cities.— Boston Evening Transcript. Embroidered Evils We wrote "embroidered veils." But the types, with that strange perverse ness which occasionally characterizes them, hadi it "embroidered evils." And the transposition set us tio thinking. Yes, it is the embroidery put upon evils that does most of the harm. Sin has to be adorned and made attractive by some external accessories before it gets much power to entice. —Zion's Herald. The Theater The theater, like music, scripture, and painting, may be a great moral and edu catioral force. All of these have at times been placed under the ban by Puritans, Quakers and iconoctasts. But it is only the narrow-minded today who fail to recognize their educational possibilities, and before long it will be the same with Che theater. —Boston Christian Register. The Jingo Industry Of all the "'infant industries" that are squealing for special privileges at Wash ington and refuse to be silent until they get what they want, the most 111-favored nnd lusty-lunged is the Jingo industry. It demands as its plaything our inter q/M in Gold Coin To be voted by the people to either the fund for the "unemployed " or to the "Associated Charities." Every man, woman and child visiting our store during our Opening Reception will be entitled to a free vote. Pick your, cause; they are both most worthy. Come out of your way if necessary, but come anyway. Opening leccptloiM^H^ No invitations issued; all are welcome. No goods will be sold after 6p.m. on Saturday. You can look us over and vote between 7 and 10 p. m., and the music and flowers will make it worth your while. It's a Great Store ™* A Great Stock of ■Clothing' lfll-103 NORTH SPRING STREET 381-203-205-207-209 W. FIRST ST. national reputation for good faith!— New York World; Explained "Mandy," said Farmer Corntossel, "I see in the paper that our new congress man hes the confidence of the executive department." "Yes," was the reply. "We've been terrible lucky that way. Every one we sent to Washington had that printed about him purty soon." "Seems to me, though, thet he don't do much talkln' ln public. I don't hear his voice a-rlngln' out like it useter on the questions of the day." "Never mind, Hiram. It's probably all right. I reckon he's got so clus to the president thet he jes' has ter whisper." —Washington Star. Sure of Listeners Whenever a genuine man arises who speaks from the center"of his personal . lty. testifying to what he has seen and experienced, and not merely echoing ! what he has read and others have told him, audiences gather to hear him preach, and his books are scattered over the world. —Boston Watchman. Today'a Liberality It Is noteworthy that, while bequests to the missionary societies In nearly all denominations have fallen much below those of recent years, bequests to col leges and other benevolent Institutions have been unusually large.—Boston Congregationalism Bulldozing the Doctor Nodd—l guess that doctor of mine will give us something to stop the baby's crying now. Todd—Why? Nodd—l'm going to move next door to him.—Tid-Blts. A Dangerous Sentiment "Stickenlooper, your wife has a very Intellectual expression." "Sh! Don't let here hear you say that; I she'll quit mending my clothes and go to : reading Emerson." —Chicago Record. Furnace Showed It Mrs. Flattehouse —What are you look ing at the thermometer for? Mr. Flattehouse—l am looking to see whether the Janitor 4s drunk or sober to day.—Life. A Souvenir Jackie—An' Auntie Peace gave me $10, XFIXBN-&-COOI t CHICAGO DRY GOODS HOUSE * Jk . *** 4» 135 South Spring St. l_o« A OS* lea, Cal. 4. j Seasonable Barpias in Wasto Fairies | «P Our eastern buyer has just shipp:d us some SPECIAL *f* *i* VALUES In Wash Goods, a few of which we quote b?low. *P 4* Remember these are not "job lot" goods, but ths choicest J T* and latest novelties at "job lot" prices— •f X One case "Castilian" Corded Dimities, fcp wj 4, Regular value BKc Our Price W* 1 v £ e|» One Case "Lace de Levant," a beautiful sheer *(1 fn)' (p Yfj ♦ «|t lacy fabric, worth 20c Our Price U &zy 1 U 4* 4* One case 4-4 Percale, extra heavy, dark colorings. <l <| !,p Vr? T 4 Worth 15c Our Price U U S* 1 - * -V -4" One case 32 inch Percales. @' iT Vrl *** •L Our Price T • 25 pieces French Organdies, such dainty effects as 4» French manufacturers only can conceive. Qffflr Vrl X si Regular Price, 40c Our Price rSHIJ^ la £ 4| These are only a few of the many Wash Goods this depart- A 4» ment is showing , X T Great* Value In Underwear ; One case Ladies' Vests, Maco yarn, medium weight, extra «|* quality; cheap st 35c We offer this lot at the <|rtj|£ gjgjj 4* 4, extremely low price of v & ,5 ejp: Bargains in All Departments. The best paper patterns in jl s the world for toe each. „ 4* J & CO. J an" said she wanted me to a4t»tJttM«J with It that 'ud remind me of her every time I used It. Johnny—What cher join to git? Jackie—A shotgun.—Puck. He Wanted to Go Home As the Royal Blue line flyer on the Bal timore and Ohio road, running Sixty miles an hour approached the station of Lof; ralne N J Wednesday morning, a signal to "top was seen fluttering in the center of th The rB c C nglneer sanded the track and turned on the airbrakes, while the pallor of death broke through the grime on his face The train rumbled and shook and hrougnt up with a jerk that tumbled the passen gers over the seats. A» the train came to a standstill a email boy with a gripsack stepped up to the frightened conductor and said: "I want to go to Elizabeth. "Who ln thunder are you? demanded the conductor. "George Case, aged 15 years, going on 1«. I live In Elizabeth." he added, naively. By that time the engineer had rllmnes down, and when he heard the news the air turned as blue as his own overalls. The conductor took the boy aboard ana handed him over to a policeman at Eliza beth. The boy, who Is an amateur electri cian, had been stringing wires in the house of a friend at Lorraine, where the Inhabi tants signal local trains when they want to go somewhere. There Is no station agent at Lorraine and In his Innocence young Case happened to head off the Royal Blue. —New York Journal. Folly of an Anti-Oartoon Law Pictorial comment on men. measures and Issues commanding public attention Is an! always has been as legitimate and secure against unwarranted legislative Interfer ence as written criticism. It Is a guar anteed right of the freedom of the press. For any abuse of that right a stringent libel law affords an ample remedy. But to declare that no public character shall be cartooned without his written consent would be equivalent to declaring that no public character shall be criticised without his written consent.—New York Herald. Good Advice Slmonsbee—l have a chance to marry two girls; one is pretty but a mere but terfly, as It were, and the other, though plain, Is an excellent housekeeper. Mr. Russell of Chicago—Take the pret ty one first. —Indianapolis Journal. Its Usefulness Doctor Bill—The X-ray has become s great factor in surgery. Maid Marlon—No doubt. I suppose with Its aid a surgeon can tell If a patient has enough money in his pockets to pay for the operation.—Truth.