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New York «. ■ The Big — Newark, N. J.
Men's Fine Shoes Exclusive Styles Popular Prices Men's Fine Shoes

0 show of Fall Clothing is ready. Wonder if you ever stop to think how much preparation we have to make before that simple state- %
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a busy hands were making the preparations that were necessary for your Fall and Winter wants. Our Mr. N. Jacoby was in the Eastern
c markets at'least two months before any other clothier in town. Superior judgment, long experience, ready cash, coupled with a thorough _
c knowledge of your tastes, enables us to offer you Exclusive Styles and Patterns that the smaller stores cannot obtain. All our Fall stocks J
V were ordered before the new tariff went into effect, and we propose to give our friends the advantage of our early purchases. You would J
never know from the price-tickets on our goods that substantial advances have been made in the cost of most every line. If you want to ror
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THROUGH SPACE ON THE DEVIL'S TROLLY
LONDON. Sept. 10.—(Special Corre-'
Spondence to The Herald.) I have ridden
up the side of the Devil's Dyke. It is
th most appropriately named! place I ever
saw, for it gives one the most fiendish
sensation of horror, in fact, absolute
terror, that you can imagine, It oniy
Ingratitude
Unless Mr. Cleveland concealed some
tsi nig from the Princeton assessors,
trusts, as well as republics, are un
grateful.—Detroit New*.
takes three minutes to make the ascent,
but in those three minutes one seems to
live hours.
This remarkable creation of nature is
six miles to the northwest of Brighton,
the famous summer place for every
body and where everybody goes. You
'Twas Even Thus
Miss Walnut—And how do you like life
in Philadelphia?
Miss Gotham—l haven't seen any yet.
—New York Journal.
LOS ANGELES HERALD: SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 26, (897
may see that it is rather a harrowing
task to take the trip I took by the fact
that not over 10 per cent nf Brighton'?
biummer population never made the trip,
and what ls more, they express no anx
iety to do so. The dyke is' a remarkable
chasm, having on one Side a table land
over seven hundred feet above sea level,
from which a splendid panoramic view is
obtainable. On its. southern, side this
table land Is easy of access, but the.ap
proach from the north is barred by a
forbidding escarpment, and up to a short
time ago—that is a year—could only be
achieved in a roundabout though fairly
safe fashion.
Some genius, whose name I have for
gotten conceived the idea that If this
roundabout way could be shortened and
the time necessary to make the ascent
KNOCKED FITZSIMMONS DOWN
The Champion's Coachman Has a Mo
ment's Triumph Over His Master
NEW YORK, Sept. 23.—According to
his own admission, "Bob" Fitzsimmons,
champion pugilist of the world, re
ceived a knock-down blow last Satur
day. "A harder blow than ever Cor
bett struck," to use his own words. But
the proud dignity of the red-haired
pugilist has been in no way impaired, as
he immediately "put out" his plucky
assailant, and for fully half an hour the
man who struck Fitzsimmons was dead
to the world.
There was no $15,000 purse at stake
when the champion gave the latest ex
hibition of his punching powers. The
trouble arose over a paltry sum, repre
senting precisely one-thousandth part
of the amount. Neither was the cham
pion's opponent a professional pugilist.
He was merely Patterson, the little
English coachman, of Mr. Robert Fitz
simmons of Rye, Westchester county,
New York.
Robert Beck of this city had been a
guest of Fitzsimmons, and wished to
catch the 12:25 train home. Patterson
was called upon to drive him. Mr.
Beck, however, missed his train, by
reduced to a very few mirvutese all the
Brighton visitors would take advantage
of the new route. So he gathered the re
mainder of his wits together, this genius,
and thought out a plan for a railway
of the most novel character. It was over
this railway that I took the trip spoken
of in the beginning of my story. And let
me confess right here—l nev*r want to
take such a trip again, nor anything
which approaches it
The new railroad extends directly
from the top of the table land to the plain
below, at a point about a quarter of a
mile from the -fillage of Poynings. It Is
only 840 feet long, but every one who
rides on It Is delighted that It Is no
longer. Double the distance traversed
under the same circumstances would
have made an Incurable lunatic of me.
Two cars are used for the service of as
cending this height, one going down
while the other goes up. The cars are
open, and are fitted with four sets of
steel jaw breaks, possessing, it is said,
sufficient grip to stop and hold the car
steady at any point on the line. Of
course, this assurance is delightful, but
if it should not happen that way there
would be absolutely no escape from a
death so dreadful that you do not care
to think about It on the trip—that is, if
you can help It. I couldn't.
Tou enter the car as I did at the foot
about a minute. He expressed a desire
to punch the coachman's head. Pat
terson Jumped from his seat and offered
the pugilist's guest an opportunity to
gratify his desires, and the two mixed
it up a bit, with honors about even, un
til "Bob" himself made them break
away. Then all three drove back to
the cottage.
Arrived there, Fitzsimmons expressed
his disapproval of the coachman's meth
ods, and tendered him his dismissal.
This was accepted with a stipulation
that half a month's wages due should be
paid. The champion declined, and a
war of words followed. Fitzsimmons
landed a heavy blow on the back of the
coachman's head. Patterson replied
with a whack on "Bob's" chest, which
sent the champion to his knees, and
which the Cornishman has since made
historical as a harder blow than any he
ever got from James J. Corbett. But
the coachman's triumph was hort lived
The next moment "Bob" landed on the
solar plexus, and Patterson lay uncon
scious for half an hour. The result of
these little episodes ln the life ot «
country gentleman of leisure ls that Mr.
Fitsslmmons was arrested for assault
and was given a hearing last night.
Patterson has brought an action against
cf the escarpment, and wcndtr what
your state of mind and body will be
when next yi v ar* away from it. The
conductor s.-es to it that you are se
curely f=nc<d 1:;. ar.d then gives the
word, and the huge steel cable begins to
move. T'p. up. up! "Will It hold?"
you think. Hcavenc! What if it
should break! Still you go up, and at
no laggard's pace. Things on the
ground you have Just left get small, just
as they seem to this? who have made
ascent* in balloons ar.d lived to tell ua
about it.
Ycu look at your fellow par--erger?..
for misery loves company dearly when
danger knocks at the door. There is no
consolation In that direction, for the
chances are that there is perfect equal
ity as regards fears and tremors. The
conductor is your rock of Gibraltar.
"No danger," he says. Of course not.
You never supposed there was; but how
long does he think tl will be before the
top is reached. The man. in blue smiles
wearily and says: "We are almost
there." Almost! Will It ever be any
more?
It is a very long ways to the place from
which you started and it is almost, you
think, straight down from where you
are looking. You begin to wonder If it
is true that what Sir Isaac Newton said
about the attraction Is correct. Then
the thought strikes you that If that ca
ble breaks you would be made ar. exam
ple of that truth though not a living one
Something whirls by you. Gracious!
the champion of the world to recover
$2000 damages.—Kansas City Star.
BRIDGING THE ATLANTIC
Capitalists Will Establish a Line of
Stationary Vessels on the Ocean
New York.—A sea tamed, harnessed,
robbed of its terrors, no longer the
"trackless" sea, but marked, by shining
steel from Sandy Hook to Fastnet Lightj
—lighted, policed, patrolled, ambulanced
until It is as safe as Broadway, with men
Watching by day and night to guide ves
sels, to shelter disabled craft, and tele
graph for help when needed—a 3000
--mile street- of the sea, with all modern
safeguards. This ls, in brief, what a
great syndicate of French capitalists
proposes. And high engineering talent
ha* pronounced the proposition feasi
ble.
To make the Broadway of the sea Is
the Joint plan of an Italian named Car
vel lo and a Frenchman named Lemieux.
Public experiments have been made by
them at the mouth of the River Seine,
near the ocean, which seem t to demon
strate that success ls possible. Signor
Oarvello has invented' a ship which, in
this Instance, will serve a novel purpose.
Its framework consists entirely of steel
some one has fallen from the top. You
ate sure of it.
Then the conductor smiles wearily and
says, very briefly; "Other car." Oh,
yes. The ether car, of course. How
foolish not to think of it yourself, and
then you fall to wishing that you could
not think, for, In. that case you would
never have thought of taking this
frightful journey. You feel thrills. Not
pleasant thrills, such as when, Faderew
ski play s or when you see Calve in "Car
men."
A woman near you says, "Oh, I am
going to faint," and then lapses into un
consciousness. How you envy her.
What a blessed privilege to be able to
faint at such a time as this. One man
nearby mutters something under his
breath, and you have a faint suspicion
that it is akin to the favorite expression
of Mr. Mantalinl. You think so your
self.
Then the thought comes to you that
someone said this railroad was 840 feet
long, and you wonder if he was right.
You were told that the trip was so short
you would hardly know you had started
before the top was reached. How can
people tell such untruths, just to en
courage trusting young persons to do
what they never should attempt. Then
some one says: "Oh, thank heaven!"
You wonder what for, or if the individual
has said it because he expect to go to
tubes covered with steel netting, with
quarter-inch meshes, which are filled in
with concrete, rubbed smooth to dimin
ish liquid friction.
As the bird flies the distance between
Havre, France, and New York city is
3000 miles. A sailor in the mast of one
vessel can see at a distance of fifty miles
the masts of any vessel which may hap -
pen to be at that distance. Bearing in.
mind these facts, this enterprising syn
dicate proposes .to construct from sixty
to seventy-five ships built on the plan of
Carvello, and fitted with great search
lights, and station them fifty miles apart
in an almost direct line across the At
lantic. But instead of moving about,
from place to place, each is to be sup
plied with eight immense cables of woven
steel wire, similar to those upon which
hangs the Brooklyn bridge, but smaller.
Three of these cables will hang from
each side of the vessel and the other two
from front and rear, all at angles f forty
five degrees with the ship's sides, and
each will be fastened by Immense
anchors to the nearest ocean bottom that
can be discovered by sounding There
will thus be established a Straight line
of stationary ships directly across the
ocean and at regular Intervals of prob
ably fifty miles.—Chicago Tribune.
heaven or some other place at ones
What is that? Joy of joys! You hear
the conductor say: "All out! Top ofci
the hill." 1
Once more you breathe. How good It
feels to be on the ground. The conduct
or smiles and says: "Came up quick, !
Miss. Just two minutes and forty sec- ;
onds." Great heavens! Now I know '
what Nanki Poo means when he tells !
Yum Yum in the "Mikado" that they
will make every second a minute, every
minute an hour, every hour a day. The
view is simply perfect from the top of,
the table land. As I look out over the
Atlantic it almost seems to me that I can
see dear old America. And the longing
comes over me to go back home, so that
I am the mot homesick person you ever
saw.
I make up my mind then and there to
get back as soon as possible. But I also
resolve that I will walk down the easy
side of the table land. I really believe
I would rather stay ln England than to
endure my cable road experience again.
No Room Here for Anarchists
There is a concerted movement
against the anarchists in Europe who
are carrying the doctrine of the incen
diary torch, the murderous bomb and
the assassin's knife into practice, and
warning comes from Paris that Louise
Michel and other anarchists are coming
here to make a speech-making tour for
the purpose of advancing the anarchist
propaganda. There are already enough,
and more than enough, of this class here
already. There ls not the slightest need
of Louise Michel and others of the kind.
We can have all the disorder we hanker
after without calling ln any more Euro
pean mischief-makers to furnish it.—
Clevevland Plain Dealer.
Finally Convinced
"I have been a great many years reach
ing the conclusion," she said .thought
fully, "but I guess I may as well admit
that my husband ls the most indolent
man alive."
"When did you discover it?"
"Yesterday evening. He punctured
his bicycle tire. Instead of going ahead
and fixing it he sat down for half an
hour to see if it wouldn't get Its seconA
wind."—Washington Evening Star.

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