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AMONG THE CABBAGES For the space of about fifteen years forty two acres of the old B. Wilson estate at the corner of San Pedro and Jefferson streets have been tilled and fertilized by industrious Chinamen, and from this source have been supplied the succulent edibles which tickle the palates and satisfy the ap petites of the omnivorous citizens of Los Angeles; but there are very few who give a moment's thought to the large volume of energy, vitality, art and toil bestowed by ye Heathen Chinee upon the sandy soil to produce clean, wholesome, nutritions food, fit for the table of a dainty monarch or hypercritical epicurean. MOW SANG The present occupier of these extensive kitchen gardens was born in Hongkong thirty-nine years ago, and when only a young man was deported to California, finding employment at Berkeley, where he was by his Celestial masters initiated into the art and mysteries of raising vegetables for Melican man. From Berkeley about four years ago he came to this city and subse quently striking a bargain for the Villa Mongolia, its acreages flies and appurte nances, he betook himself to coining Yan kee dollars by dint of energy and good management. Neither the villa nor the acreage has expanded, for although Mow has a wife and a hopeful or two, the humane and Christian like laws of our dear old Uncle Sam debar him from having family prayer iv the bosom of his family, aud Mow has therefore not found it necessary to build on a wing to his villa; the acreage has not been extended, Mow's neighbors keeping too close a watch to give! him a chance of removing the ancient landmarks for his personal benefit; but the (lies—ah, the flies—those Hie- that breed and buzz and rear their myriad little ones around tenements, are not guarded from accumu lations of garbage as carefully a~ the White House, they were swift to make acquaint ance with the Caucasian. The cut oi the coat and stand of collar were new lo them, so they investigated; the face and features of the wearer were not of the Mongolian type to which they were accustomed,so they held a hurried, impromptu council of war, passed serious resolutions and sounded the tocsin, whereupon their aunt- ami their cousins and the strange flics within their gates assembled and each according to his talents and inquisitive proclivities made a San Juan attack upon the writer ami him who handled the camera. In the car.-act round the nek they reconnoitcred; perilous incursions were attempted up the broad nos trils and without so much as an offhand apology two of the invaders, nunc daring and aggressive than their comrades, made a piunge into the mouth which was constant ly being opened by the interlocutor, and af ter gyrating in that inhospitable quarter they dove down the gullet in quest of fur ther adventure. Like Daniel and the lions, who were each oblivious to the other, Mow and the flies seemed to be totally ignorant of each oth er's presence. The) kept religiously apart. An old dog and a junior canine of distinct breeds were goodnaturedly napping, but the junior yelped a lew times and when the American voice reached his ears so molli fying was its effect that, half-ashamed of his untoward advances, he "winked the other eye"' and slunk into his kennel. At the back of the Villa Mongolia are the sta bles and other accessories of ranch life, the remains of a straw stack and a large clump Df thriving bamboos. In the immediate [ront the dogs and kennels, a trough of fparkling water, collection of vegetable baskets of pannier shape, a heap of ashes and a little general rubbish; but as a whole, the external surroundings compared fa vorably with the "homesteads" of the west, where the civilized son of Christendom is lord and master. Close to the trough flour ishes and flowers a few chrysanthemum plants of which Mow is proud. Under the veranda of the Villa Mongolia at noontide sit the weary sons of Confucius, after having partaken of their light lunch; and here, while enjoying their opiatic solacing pipe, Mow scans the large area un der cultivation and ponders over the profits in sight. It was the time of rest when we called —"smokee." Ten minutes whiff, and then work until noon. Mow very hospita ble, and doubtless with an innate vein of celestial humor, tendered the pipe of peace, trying his persuasive talents politely but in vain. It was a pleasure which the ordinary mortal must forego; a pleasure too deep fo penetrate; a pipe, measuring twenty-four inches by two ,too complicated, mysterious and ponderous for the novice to monkey with. At first approachment Mow was reticent) his reply to questions being, "No talkee; no sabee." A copy of The Herald was lying in his reception loom. Upon his attention being called to the artist's brilliant touches upon a notable picture, and being assured that his happy lace should occupy a con spicuous position in the daily, his stolid countenance was wreathed with that j threadbare entile which hangs around the i features of all who are so unfortunate as to be interviewed by the persistent raker of ! news. Then and there did Alow Sang find that his "unruly member" could speakee good English; and he at once began to di vulge the points needed for the information of a news-loving people. For the EortyttWO acres of city sand Mow pays rent amounting annually to $.594. His city licenses monthly are iflO, while the county also collects from him for the latter period $2. Water for irrigating costs him as much as $4 per diem, und Mow dwells upon the fact, which is in ocular evidence, that he uses only clean water for his gar den, and only recognized sanitary fertiliz ers for renewing the component parts of the soil necessarily weakened by the continuous drain upon its vitality and resources for market garden produce. Mow is apparently a good manager and is not a chronic kicker. 1 he clouds have for many months been very chary of dispensing their favors, favoring neither tin.' Caucasian nor the Mongolian, while the -nn has been shining on the just and the unjust with extreme warmth, and the water works people ha ye not been Lavish with their BUpplies; but Mow has kept on plodding, working, hoping aud receiving a pretty good reward lor his patient, perse vering industry, On the subject of profits he was not inclined to lie communicative, his reply to pertinent questions being, "Me all litee." His cabbages and cauliflowers, extending over eight acres, would tempt any donkey that ever roamed over Wands worth i"i on lo make a break lor a sight of them; and the creamy flowers of the broccoli would lend grace to the dishes of the ni'i-t fastidious. Sweet potatoes and "Irish" potatoes cover sev en acres; v turnip field of four aero is in a thriving condition, while lettuce, celery, Spanish onions ami sweet corn each call for two acres' space. Lima beans on a three-acre patch assert their popularity over their kin-men. string beans, which have to be content with a two acre plot. Tomatoes, beets, carrots, ab-1 sorb the earth loud of three acres between them; time ai re- on barley hay for the horses; an acre and a quarter in radishes, asparagus, cucumbers, Bummer squash, a small patch ot spring onions and the nurs ery plots, complete a very compact, well arranged, industriously tilled and carefully irrigated vegetable garden. To keep this LOS ANGELES HERALD: SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 6, 1898 Mongolian estate "moving" entails consid- I erable expenditure, and Mow Sang em ' ploya six of his countrymen to work in the I garden and peddle the produce. He pays them per capita $25 per month and boards them. In return for which they work daily from 5:30 to 8 p. m.. Five horsea and two wagons are important factors in making a success, the wagons being principally uaed for peddling in the city. Mow Sang and those of his employes who are depicted in the accompanying group seemed very contented and happy, and cer tainly were much pleasanter and more oblig ing than the followers of Confucius who neighbor on the south side of Mow. GEN-SANG. On a patriarchal pepper tree at the en trance to the ninety-five acre "Chinese gar den," which abuts on the south end of Mow Sang's cabbage ranch, on a stenciled sign board is the name under which the large heatheu garden rests. A huge mastiff, chained to a giant euca lyptus rostrata, savagely showed his incis ors and evinced an extraordinary desire to make a closer acquaintance with the inter viewers. Nor did soft, persuasive English epithets tone down his ardor and zealous ness. The massive mastiff had evidently been coerced into a belief of serving only one master, and that master a Chinaman. A cross-bred Dalmatian coach hound chained to a kennel by the irrigating ditch was seated upon the dank, trying hard to shake off the effects of a canine jag, which had an aspen-like effect upon him. Wheth er the flowing water by his side, the imag inary fumes of dope, or the degradation he felt upon being compelled to keep watch over his unaristocratic masters was what effected his nerves so, he did not communi cate by auy visible signs, save the tremolo casino. A few yards from tlie dwelling is the mess room. The Chinese flag was hoisted to signal the workmen that tho hour for "lice and lest" trice and rest) was at hand. At the back of the mess room, in very close proximity, was the dwelling of "the gintle-man that pays the tint." His sleep ing and eating apartment was in the same condition as (or if anything a little better than) the habitations of porcine gentlemen generally. He was enjoying his siesta, but, sleek and fat, he opened one eye and grunted. Jung Sang, (no relation to the fellow round the corner) is the "boss" of this gal j den, which is worked on the comniuniti principle. One man supplies the (none) I necessary to start operations and the othei i fellows slave day and night. The part) | of the first part dresses well, lives well, and has a good time, while the parties of the second part are content with scarcely an) garments and very plain food. • lung Sang was up town, so said a swell ishly dressed Celestial, who spoke excellent English, but "no sabee what you mean." "No likee pitchee." "Pitchee no goodee," "Bossee no likee takee pitchee. "Go away." The "boys" were coining in one by one for chop-stick drill, but they managed to wiggle through by devious ways, so that it was impossible to get a snap-shot of any of them. Our artist lixed his camera facing the mess room. The large inastiti [protest ed strongly and vainly against such imper tinent trespassing, but the camera was a fixture, rcsulling, after very patient waiting, in a snap-shot of a Celestial who halted jus! a second to mutter "go away." This extensive garden has twenty acres in cabbages, twenty acres in cauliflower, fif teen acres in potatoes and about two acres in strawberries and for nursery purposes while thirty-live acres are in fallow, becausi of the scarcity of water. From an interest ed merchant in Chinatown a grewsome tale was learned. The company, as already ex plained, do a wholesale business, supplying both Chinese and white people with vege tables, and also shipping carloads of produce to Chicago and New York: but the drought year affected the industry so badly that a heavy! loss was the result, the "boys" (those who labor in the field) only gett ing food and board. This year, owing to lack of tvater, the ranch is not paying. The management complain of the water supply, saying that when they ask for eleven or twelve inch supply they only receive five j inches, and Ihis has caused serious loss, i Last month they paid K4/i for water. The , original rent was Sl.lOO, but this has been Somewhat reduced. Seven horses are used on ti c ranch, and the manual labor is per formed by a party of eight men. This property appears to be hoodoed. For years golden oranges were- annually blending their fancy colors with the dark green foliage, but the black scale got such a hold of them that every tree was rooted up, i and the land was let to the Chinamen. Subsequently a mortgage waa forecloaed, aad still later this and other of the same estate have become entangled in litigation. CHARLES ST. MORRIS. University Notes Mrs. E. E. Wright of West Thirty-fifth street entertained the friends of her son, Muter Todd Wright, in honor of his htth birthday Friday afternoon. The time waa pleasantly passed by the little folks in playing various games and disposing ot the dainty refreshments provided by their host ess. Those present were: Mrs. h. R- Wright, Mrs. Q. V. Wright, Misses Corinne Renck, Rebecca Renck, Virginia .Wright, Elisabeth Wright, Delight Stevens and Margaret Lindlev, Masters John Renck, Stanford Lindley and Todd Wright. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Atwood of Vermont avenue have just returned from a six months' visit with relatives in Pennsylvania. They intend to remove to San Bernardino in a short time. „ ~ Mr. and Mrs. H. Barnhart of Bokersheld, who have been visiting their son, Harry Barnhart of Kingsley street, have returned to their home. „. . Miss Virginia Wright of West 1 hirty-hfth street has just returned from a week's stay at Terminal island with her aunt, Mrs. E. K. Foster. Angel City council 88, Order of Chosen Friends, has elected W. J. Ahem chief counselor. .Mrs. H. M. Martin of Pomona has been spending a few days with Mrs. S. A. Thom son of West Thirtieth street. John Ycllely of lIt.VJ South Flower street has been entertaining his brother, Frank Vallelv of Pomona, for the past week. A. M. Ozmun of South Figueroa street is home again from an extended stay at Hot Springs, N. M., for his health. Mrs. A. J. Brown is in charge of the post office station, left vacant by Miss Lois Hawes after her marriage. Mrs. William Wilson of South McClintock avenue is seriously ill. Mrs. A, B. Cass of West Thirty-third street entertained the Washington Irving club Thursday afternoon at her home. Mrs. John Shirley Ward of West Twenty seventh street is spending a tow days in San Francisco. Sam P. Moulton, '01, has been elected cap tain of the second eleven of the college foot ball squad. J. C. Goodrich is in Selma, Fresno county .ending the conference of the Vniteci irethren church. Thomas Vigus of 34.13 South Flower street -pending a few days in San Francisco. The Way Wars Begin Tommy was reading the war news. When ie finished reading he came over to his Hither and said: '.Mamma, how do wars begin?" Well, suppose the English hauled down be American flog, and that the Amerl ,lll3"— Here Tommy's father intervened. "My dear," he said, "the English would iot"— Mother—Excuse me, they would— "Now, dear, who ever heard of such a hlng?" Pray do not Interrupt." "But you are giving Tommy a wrong ilea." "I'm not, sir!" You are, madam!" "Don't call me madam! I won't allow you 1" "I'll call you what I choose!" "I'm sorry I ever saw you, you are so"— Tommy (going out)—lt's all right; I think i know how wars begin.—Tit Hits. Pyramid Built by a Blind Man A great curiosity and something of great nterest to veterans is the historical pvra ntd owned and built by W. H. Sallada of i.os Angeles, who lost both eyes in the late ar. The pyramid is about seven feet high -nd two feet wide at the base. Each side of tie exterior is completely covered with elics of all kinds, such as swords, pistols, innon balls, pieces of famous war vessels, and Each relic has a history of its own, ■ ha-li i b willingly told to you by Mr. Salla da, who, though unable to see, knows in -i intly by touch which article you desire information about. The interior is composed six revolving shelves containing miniature imps, forts and soldiers. New York's Large Law Library The library of the New York Law insti tute is to be reopened after extensive im provements. Comparatively few of the gen ial public are aware of its existence, and ewer still realize its importance as the most complete law library in the United States and one of the three largest in the world. In a government report published in Wash ington m IS7U it was described as "the best public law library in this,country." Then it contained 20,000 volumes. Now there are about 50,000 books upon its shelves.—New York Sun. Hopelessly Tangled Prof. Thinkitout was about to be married, and had just received an invitation to his own wedding, which he had absentmin'd edly mailed to himself. '•Well, well." he mused, "what does this mean? My fiancee's name on a wedding in vitation! The faithless hussy! Aud, great logarithms! There's my name on it, too! lather .-he's untrue, or I'm about to be a bigamist!"- Truth. Vastness of the Vatican Palace I lie Vatican palace is a succession of build ings, bo thai to give its length ami breadth does not suggest its acual size. It is 120(1 feet long and 1000 feet wide. It contains, ac cording to sonic accounts, lI.IKKI rooms; ac < ording to others, 7000 or 8000; it has twenty courts and 200 staircases, besides eight grand staircases. It lias several chapels, a printing establishment, a mosaic works and offices and workshops of every kind. It is, in fact, mure of a city thau a palace. The farmers of California have a special Interest In breaking down the Southern Pacific monopoly. It is upon them that the rail road tax falls most heavily. Exorbitant and discriminating freight charges rob them year after year. The railroad tax, which is based on the principle of levying all the tra_c will bear, renders other taxes in significant by comparison. The farmers at non-competitive points in the valleys and mountain* which are farthest from navigation are the worst sufferers, but everywhere Mr. Huntington plunders to the full extent of hia ability. Non-competitive points are points where he can pillage without restraint; com petitive points are points at which he oannot do that, thanks to rivalry by water or the threat of it. This railroad tax has denied rightful growth to California, which in natural resources Is the richest j state in the Union. It ought to be among the wealthiest and most populous, but it languishes. Men of enterprise do not come from the outside with capital to take advantage of the opportunities that nature offers, because the railroad tax scares them off. Endowed with a power greater than that of the govern ment the power of a law created and corruptly protected monopoly—Huntington makes himself a partner in the profits of every farmer, every business man, and shares none of the risks or losses. If they prosper, his gains increase; when they lose he taxes just the same, and suffers only a diminution in his gains. Thanks to his tax, he never loses. In order to keep the state in hie grip and tax it at will, he closes the Golden Gate to competition by getting poasesion of the Pacific Mall Steamship company, and on the land side he enters into criminal conspiracy in restraint of trade with other railroads for the main tenance of high charges. "Potatoes are scarce in Arizona, and I've a lot I want to send there. What is your rate on potatoes?" asked a California farmer at the Southern Pacific freight office. "What are potatoes selling for hereP" "Twenty cents." "And in Arizona?" "One dollar." "Then the freight rate will be eighty cents." That is the railroad tax. To reduce it, to bring it under the control of law, the people of this state have fought ceaselessly since the railroad was built with the people's money. To retain his privilege of imposing the railroad tax to suit himself, Mr. Huntington and his partners have labored with wonder ful energy, remarkable skill, and a success that has its monuments in the colossal Southern Pacific for tunes. The bench has been packed, judges bought, juries tampered with, the ballot box debauched, the press subsidized, legislature after legislature and railroad commission after railroad commission cap tured, that Mr. Huntington might be secured in his sovereign privilege of levying the railroad tax. For thirty years we have lived under a reign of corruption. For thirty years honest men and honest newspa pers that have dared to lift their voices against this reign and to demand a reduction by legal means of the railroad tax, have been pursued with hatred and malice by every agency of persecution at Hunt ington's command California progresses at a snail's pace because of the railroad tax, and for the same reason San Fran cisco has lost her commercial supremacy, and in most material ways is a retrograding instead of an ad vancing town—San Francisco, which should be a city of a million inhabitants; the New York of the Pacific. Judge Maguire is hostile to the railroad tax, but Mr. Huntington points out that the judge holda among his philosophical opinions the doctrine of Henry George, that taxation of land values, irrespective of improvements, if adopted by the world, would produce a more equal distribution of wealth and abol ish poverty. Mr. Gage, Mr. Huntington's candidate for governor, and all Mr. Huntington's orators and editors, having nothing substantial to urge against Judge Maguire—finding his record as an honest man and an able public servant unassailable—erect the single tax into a bogy man that will catch you if you don't wateii out Judge Maguire as Governor would have no more power to introduce the single tax than he would have to collect revenue from the owners of the canals on Mars, or to force the Presbyterian church to exchange the Mosaic account of man's origin for Darwin's evolutionary hypothesis Whether the single tax would be the greatest blessing or the worst curse that could be brought upon mankind, one thing is certain: California oan never have the single tax unless a majority of the people of the state vote to have it by changing the constitution. If there was the least sincerity in the outcry which Mr. Huntington's orators and newspapers are raising about the single tax, it would have to be assumed that they believe the people are in a fever, of anxiety to vote the single tax intothe constitution. Else why should anybody be afraid of ItP It is a sham cry, a desperate shout, uttered by conscious demagogues, destitute of reasons for op position to Judge Maguire and reduced to make appeals to an ignorance which only persons like them selves would wish to exist among the people of an American community. They insult the intelligence of the adult audiences that they address. The single tax is a matter of philosophy, a combated doctrine of political economy which as yet has only an academic interest for thinkers, and is as remote from practical politics In California aa ia the question of the habitability of the stars. But the railroad tax is a reality, a present, costly and crushing reality, to escape from which every man who suffers under it will vote, if he has the sense to care more for his business welfare as a f armr, merchant or workingmon, than he does for party names and the buncombe of the Southern Pa cific attorneys and candidates. A lecture on the horrors of the single tax by Professor Huntington, while that safe and conserva tive patriot rifles the pockets of his hearers, is a performance that has been seldom equaled in the annals af impudence. A highwayman detaining a stage whose passengers he has robbed, aud requiring them to listen to a sermon on the sinfulness of theft, would match, But not outdo, the Huntington entertain ment. Mr. Gage does not believe in the single tax, and knows nothing about the single tax. But he believes in the railroad tax, and knows all about the railroad tax. Should he be elected, the people could depend upon him not to use the power of his office to interfere with Mr. Huntington's taxing millions of hard, actual dollars out of the possession of the Californlans who earn them. A vote for Maguire will bring the single tax no nearer—only the will of the people in the distant future can, if ever, make it a practical possibility—but a vote against him will be a vote to fasten the robbing railroad tax upon th« state for another four years. The average California farmer is not a fool. Neither is the average Californian of any occupation. Therefore it is preposterous to suppose that the interested and imbecile single tax shout from Mr. Hunt ington's hired men will deceive anybody. The spectacle of Collis P. Huntington standing forth as a defender of the people, against the nefar ious purpose of Judge Maguire to despoil them, gives humor to an otherwise serious campaign. Think of the two men, and say how much brains it needs to decide which is the more likely to have a covetous eye on the pockets of his fellow citizens The single fact that Mr. Huntington opposes Judge Maguire should be enough to elect him by an overwhelming majority of California votes.—San Francisco Examiner. THE RAILROAD TAX SUNKEN VILLAGE IN NEW YORK It Is Bight in the City's Heart, Yet Few Know It There is in the heart of New York city a quaint, picturesque little village that few have seed. This community, which numbers over BO inhabitants, lies west of the boulevard, its principal lane runs from Sixty-first to Sixty second street. Few of the thousands who pass it guess its presence. Its curious, old fashioned houses stand so far beiow the street that their chimneys scarcely rise to the level of the sidewalk, and the whole is surrounded by high fences plastered with gaudy posters. The sunken village might have slumbered in this quiet retreat undiscovered had its inhabitants not been rudely awakened one day last week by a fire. The little wooden houses are so closely crowded together that a fire'would soon destroy thorn all. The vil lagers have recignized this and have or ganized a little fire company of their own. I'ails of water have always been kept stand ing to meet such an emergency. The fire started near the center of the village, in the house of .lohn Gebhardt, where the family had retired on Friday night, leaving a lighted lamp on the kitchen table. During the night the cat overturned the lamp and it set the house on tire. When the flames were discovered the vol unteer fire department rushed to the res cue. Meanwhile a neighbor in a towering apartment house across the way saw the flames and smoke and sent in the alarm. The first engine on the scene was No. 40, Captain CosgTOVe. The position of the vil lage presented difficulties. The firemen scurried around the fence looking for an opening. The sunken village boasts an en trance on the boulevard, but this was not known until last week. The entrance is through a door, which opens as if by magic in a huge buckwheat poster, and when closed it would never be suspected. In the end the fire was contiollcd. The population is mostly composed of Germans. Most of them have lived in the sunken village lor many years. Several of the little cottages are veritable homesteads. The oldest inhabitants are the Joyces, Wer ners and Qebhardts,—Ex. PARTED FORTY YEARS AGO Love Affair Revived by a Robbery and the Couple Wedded Daniel Deals of West Lebanon, Wayne county, 0., is on his wedding tour just now with the woman whom he courted forty years ago. At that time Miss Elisabeth Buchwalter of the same place was consid ered one of the handsomest young women lof the township, and became the affianced of Daniel Bonis, the son of a wealthy farm er. Because of religious difference! on the part of the parents, Beuls did not keep his engagement. The records of the court of common pleas show that Miss Buehwaltec was awarded a judgment for ."HT.jO dunn ages against Bonis for breach of promise. After several years Mr. Beuls married, and after the death of his wife became quite poor. Miss Buchwaiter owns one of the best farms in the county. Throe years ago Miss Iluchwalter's home was entered by three masked men who beat her terribly in an cllYirt to make her tell where her money was secreted. Three of the best known citizens of Mount Eaton — John .1. Sctjjlaffy, a justice of the pence; Simon Schlaffy and Louise Klein were in dicted and alter a sensational trial were acquitted. The three men brought suit against Miss Buchwalter for $5000 dam ages for false arrest. Mr. Beals offered his assistance to hunt down the offenders, and it was largely through his efforts that Miss Buchwalter won the only one of Ihe three damage suits that has been tried, although the jury gave the plaintiff a verdict, asess ing his damages at $1. Through his efforts in her behalf the old love was rekindled, a new engagement fol lowed, und the couple were married last week. The Ingenuousness of It There is h certain freshman here who is given to making long calls—exceedingly long— upon ;i .young woman who wears the pin of a prominent sorority. Night before last this clinging youth called upon the girl in question foi the third time within a week. .She told her sisters that he was com ing, and they informed her that they would "fix him." He sat on the divan With her— over in the corner all banked with pillows. The bell of the campus clock struck 10. The youth made no mention of "having to go." [fifteen minutes passed, and then some thing happened. There was a whirr beneath the pillows, and an alarm ( lock there concealed let itself go wtih a fiendish clatter. The youth laughed heartily, Jennie, the girl, blushed. A hull-hour passed. Down the stuirs came a girl all bundled Up in cap and mackintosh. She passed the parlor doorway. "Where are you going, Susie?" asked the maiden on the divan. "I've got an 8 oclock recitation and 1 must hurry." was the reply. For another half-hour the young man talked on. Finally he made a move. The girl sighed. He put on his hat and coat, laud as he opened the front door another voice rnng down the stairway: "Jen, oh. Jen, will you bring in the morning paper? And about an hour Inter, after the youth had related the incidents attendant upon his call to his chum, lie',asked suddenly, as though struck by an awful thought, "Say, old man, do you suppose they meant for me to go?" "Naw, the idea!" was the reply.—Detroit Free Press. New York Had Never Seen One Henri Fournier, the FrenelV'ty'cle racer, has been creating quite a furor in Now York for the last few days with his auto mobile tandem tricycle. Nothing like it has ever been seen there before. The ma chine, though a cumbrous looking affair, is a thing of life when under the guidance of Fournier. It shoots along at startling speed, but slows down almost instantly when the adept pilot pulls the proper lever. Forty miles an hour is the maximum speed of the machine. It is propelled by petro leum, one charge of which is sufficient for ten hours' riding. Besides this tricycle, Fournier brought with him to this country a single tricycle and a bicycle, both of Which have petroleum motors lor power.-— New York Journal. lif South Tel. •340 Broadway Have You Tried Our New Dry Process for Cleaning Clothes? OWe absolutely gua rantee to remove every partielo of / grease and dirt from / fl any f " ,,ri c, no mm. 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