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He Sails Away for Farts Unknown in
a Portuguese Warship.
If tio Admiral Had Been Surrendered He
Would Have Had Short Shrift Speculation
Begarding His Departure Very likely
Further Insurgent Demonstrations May
Copjrlchted, ISM, by the Associated Press)
Rio Jaseibo, March 18. Judging from the
course of events hero, It is thought by impar
tial observers thattho Portuguese government
does not Intend to honor the request mado
u pon it for the surrender ot Admiral Da Gama,
who was lately in command of tho insurgent
fleet before this city.
Admiral Da (lama toot refuge on tho Por
tuguese corvette Mindello when tho insurrec
tion collapsed. President rcixeto demandod
that tho admiral and tho officers who were
with him be dciheredinto his hands. Tho
Portuguese minlsterdecllned to order thocom
mander of tho Mindello to surrender tho fugi
tives, and Frcsldcut Telxoto nppcalcd, it is
said, to tho Portuguese government to instruct
its minister to order the surrender of the in
surgent ofllcers. Whether n reply has been
received to this request or not cannot bo defi
nitely stated, but this afternoon tho Mindello
nnd the Albuquerquo, another Portugeso war
ship, bavins on board Admiral Da Gama and
seventy of his officers, put to tea. There was
not tho slightest opposition mado to their de
parture, and, as a matter ol fact, trouble aris
ing from this source was nover probable.
Tho destination of the warships is not
known. It is conjectured that they will go
south to Montevideo and land the insurgent
officers there. II they aro landed at Monte
video they ean easily. If (they are so disposed,
join tho insurgents in the stntes of Sao Paulo
and Rio Grande do Sul.who are still in armed
opposition to tho government. Anything said
reearding their movements is, however,
merely speculative.
Tho fact that Admiral Da Gama and his
officers have succeeded in getting out of tho
bay is a matter of great rejoicing nmong their
friends in this city.-"-There is no doubt in the
minds of anybody ttiirt bad tho admiral been
surrendered to that government his trial
by n drum-head court-martial would
have quickly followed. There could bao
been only one result of a trial of this kind
a sentence of death.
Yellow fever continues epidemic. The
deaths from tho disease average seventy a
The United States cruiser San Francisco,
tho flagship of Admiral Benham, has sailed
hence. The usual salutes were exchanged a3
bhe left. It i" sala hero that hir destination
is Blueflelds, Mcaragua.,
As A Woman Sees It
. On A Saturday,
This Is the tlmo.of thq year when the nice
little houswhes like to go window shopping
and seo what is to bo seen and what is to bo
had and where to find It. It seemod for one
while as though tho coming of Easter was a
little "too previous," but it was about right
after all, for tho warm spring dajs have
come, and an Easter hat will not bo a bit out
of season. The very place to get one of the
latest styles is at tho London Bazar, on
Market space. It is going to bo a bee and
flower season with jet ornaments.
Some people thinfc;alm'Ost as much of buy
ing presents for friends at Easter timo as
they do at Christmas, and such can go to tho
Boston Variety Store, on Mnrkct space, to get
any little thing. Anybody would like a bit
of porcelain or white metal which comeout of
their store.
Do you want an Easter tostumo? Perrv's
windows have just some of the kind of goods
5 ou will like. A nico Easter present would
be a bottle of choice perfume, liko violet or
heliotroie. You can find that at OgramV.
Stincmetz A. Co. not only deal in hats, but
they will take caro pf, j pur furs for j ou for n
trillc. and relieve xu of anxiety.
J. Sv. Davis Jc HonSi-on Pennsylvania ave
nue, can show a young man just -nhattho
spring stjles in hats are going to be, for they
hav e them all in their show windows.
Wilmarth's crockery store Is tant.1II7.ing
enough with its beautiful and convenient
dishes and cut glass to set a woman wild to
own them all; nnd what Is nicer than a glas
berry-bowl when strawberries are jut la?
Xow I go up Fifteenth street and look into
Fischer's windows. Ono can't buy all tho
pretty and oipenshrcJhfngs he diplajs, such
as pictures by hqnTe'nnd foreign artists, but
one can admire' them, and even go in and
walk round ih"wleome.J
Xow wo gjf uptq.r. II. Small A Co.'s. on
the corner ofvO and Fourteenth streets. His
flower-lllled window is worth going miles to
see, with its bekrotaio of Easter lilies: its
merry spring bubUiug up in tho midst of
masses 01 wnite, pinn and uiue flyacinths,
double red and yellow tulips and jonquils.
From tdere wo saunter back to F street.
Ono of the first places wo stop at is Mrs. s.
M. Hunt's millinery window, where one
sees Taris hats of all styles and sizes. You
can take jour choice, only the trimmings all
have a touch of Mercnry wing effect.
In tho Spring is a good time to bay a house
nnd lot, and Tj ler .fc Rutherford are nlwavs
ready with a hor"o and buggy to show jou
all over town, nnd the District too, with that
object in view.
Craig A Harding have n lot of nice furni
ture, and those comfortable leather-covered
office lounges about fill their vUudow.
A. Gude .t Bro. coinb1 np overy year with
the other spring' ndwersj'nnd jou will find
all tho Esster favorites in their i"-street store.
Most women liko to poko through such n
store as tho Armenian, owned by D. K. Varz
1 abedian A Co. ( who'keep those" taking Ori
ental goods, saeh ns jars, stuffs of silk or
woolen texture, and coins that look so
The P. G. Claflin Optical Company can fur
nish vou with i;lases for cverv kiml nt mw
and bluo ones besides, to keep" tho sun out of
weak ones.
J. F. Page keeps the nicest grocery store,
trim as any ladles' parlors, and besides beau
tiful bottles and jars of sorted pickles in hl3
windows he keeps that yellowmeal, of which
Korthcrn women and Xew England house
keepers think so much.
Kinion Xicoladis, tho Oriental importer of
At Mcsnil-ious-nois, in Champa gnc.rrancc,
in 1814.
Translated .from the Tarts Noel by Almont
Barnes specially for Tun Times.
In the little living room of tho presbytery,
Where tho closing day, a gray and cold ono of
April, gave only a doubtful light, Mademol
sello Ljs, the niece of the abbe, as arrang
ing in a bureau a surplice and other clerical
From the street came up vaguo rumors of
calling voices, and through he mist, with
their moving fires, passed tho restless gleams
of lanterns.
Suddenly in front of tho house tho pave
ment resounded with tho trampling of many
horses; tho door knocker, rudely sounded,
made the windows rattle, and tho voice of
tho sacristan, Jean Bigbrne, was clear to tho
girl amid tho confusion of clicking spurs nnd
of sabers dragging over the pavement of tho
She mfartrf flPrCnlf MnWanivl n.l.n.. l.n
door was suddenly opened by tho sacristan, J
-.-.iiMuiHUJiouvu lutvvaiu, line cnokmg
With indignation the former cried out:
"Ah, the beggars! the scoundrels!"
"Jean, what is tho matter?" asked Made
molsello Ljs.
"What is it? It is the 'Cossacks, mademoi
ello." '
And coming quickly forward Jean stooped
nnd seized ono of tho heavy silver candle
sticks from a table, and raising himself
straight, again continued:
"It is also true that thoy call me Joan
rugs and Japanese porcelains, has seventy
live different styles of after-dinner cups and
saucers in one showcase, any one of which
would bo good enough I come pretty near
to saying "for me."
Boblnson, Chery 4 Co. must Just keep a
man to lay awako nights to keep up such a
series of window pictures for any season.
Now they havoa spring garden, antj tho well
dressed dudos are walking around among the
other green things.
Morton Stout 4 Co. have a window full
of samples of men's spring suitings; andW.
VT. Kimball &. Co. have their window filled
with a piano and musical instruments. Every
body will want to sing and play after Easter,
as well as tho birds.
Wo runup to Woodward 4 Lothrop'8 to seo
their Easter novelties. They have one of tho
cutest kind an after-dinner tea and coffee
cup tlod up with a dainty ribbon, and r. tiny
gold-bowled coffee spoon tucked in. Nothing
could be nicer to give one's wife, sweetheart
or friend. There are tho iove'Jcst vases,
hand-painted, and everything one can imagine
it possible for a woman to possibly want,
oven to a sterling silv cr stick yln.
To the Palais ltoyal is but 0 step, and while
Mr. Llsncr does not claim to make a specialty
of Easter novelties, he has everything of that
sort in his store.
Evcrjbody knows W. B. Moses' Sons al
wajs have a series of windows full of line
things. This timo it Is curtains and n special
sale of Oriental rues. 8. Desio's windows ate
full of handsome silverware. Hall's restau
rant show window i3 filled with Easter novol
ties. Babbits, chickens, and babies just com
ing out of the shell that can say "papa"
and "mamma" before thoy are a day old.
And next door is Hu ler's, where the candy
boxes aro tied up in gaj ribbons, and aro
"sweet" as thoy can bo, both inside and out.
At Buckingham's, on Eleventh street, "Br.
Babbit" has set up housekeeping in an old
shoo, and tho baby rabbits are peeping
saucily through the holes In tho toes.
At J. J. Decker's, book and ttationer's,
among other pretty things is a little chick, a
mcro ball of jeilow fluff, drawing a tiny cart
with a babv bird In it. Nono needs an intro
duction to Mertz's drug store. At Haj den's
bookstore you can find old books, old maga
zines nnd those sort of things which some
jieoplo prefer to new ones. At John E. Lit
tle's there is a closing sale of shoes with "20
per cent, off." Sheets' candy store has n largo
stock of Easter novelties, besides candles
enough for all creation, and other things to
plcaso tho little folks.
Just off T street, a littlo to tho south, A. T.
Whiting has everything up to date in Spring
millinery, and J. II. Chesley's hardware
store, noxt door, contains all tho tools of all
tho trades.
Tho Louvro GIovo Co. can fit you out with
tho latest stjlo of gloves of any color, from a
deep red to white. L. II. Hopkins,
near by, keeps that beautiful blue
porcelain ware which looks so nico
In one's kitchen. Mrs. L. V. Slater is also
out v ith her Spring millinery, nnd F. H.
Wilson has something in his store for tho
homo where the real Easter baby has just
arrived baby shoes of softest kid, lined with
satin and tied with ribbons.
Mrs. A. Douevon has a nice lot of Easter
novelties, consisting mostly of hand-painted
articles, on leather, class, porcelain, or birch
bark, w hich is so taking. B. H.Warner deals
in real estate. Louis A. Dieter has a window
full of new stjles of wall paper. One can
get a gooil luncheon on Ninth street at the
Templo Cafe, as I did, and then went up to
Huhn's to seo about a pair of new shoes.
You can get anything In that line there, nnd
all of the newest stylo. Wilson 4 Snults
have a good grocery closo by.
At the "Bee Hio" a real old hen and
chickens occupies ono show window. Hugo
Worch A. Co.'s installment house is on this
square, and theyhavoachoice lot of furniture
on easy terms.
King s Palace is out in Spring array, and
there is an Easter bride in one window under
a canopy of flowers. The window Is filled
with flowers nnd the other ono with Spring
coats. Henderson's variety store is full of
hou-chold furnishings for dining-room and
kitchen, besides a lot of choice toys. A.
Stein carries dry goods. CD. Kenny deals in
teas and coffees. At Auerbnch's windows one
can seo fine furniture nnd baby carriagts,
just tho thing to take the Easter
baby out airing in. Herman car
ries men's ami bojs' clothing of tholatest cut.
P. J. Neo deals in'furniture ou tho Installment
plan. I. J. Bakoliski deals In household fur
nishings of everything to bo desired in that
line. Johnston's tea bouse gives a premium
to all their regular customers. The pres
ents are all in tho windows. J. L.
Blount's millinery Is up to date, while
J. W. Rupert A Bro. carry a lot of Easter
novelties. G. L. Wild A Bros, hive pianos
and guitars in their windows. Major's
pharraacj" is an old landmark at Seventh nnd
G streets. Schmedhe A Bro. deal in silver
plated ware, and Charles Fisher deals in
electric batteries and instruments, also In
trusses. There is alwajs a lady in attendance
nt this store. At Oil be cnth street is a lunch
Tarkcr's book store is another old land
mark. Hn mixes his ware by carrj ing t pe
writing machines nnd Easter novelties.
Then there is Dick's emploj ment agency to
help ono find "help." Maurice's is three
steps down from the sidewalk. Ho sells hats
nnd caps, and It is his specialty to make them
to order. Swett A Co. aro stationers, but
they keep chessmen and pocket-books in
stock. J. r. Spe!lhou-e has wall rapers.
John Budder has an installment-plan furniture-house.
The Great American T Com
fiany will serve ou well n ith all things in their
inc. rarther down there is l'eterson's
jewelry store, nnd Harris', where everything
is to bo had in that line.
Lansburgh has been at his stand since
tho jcar 1, and his windows are
full of spring goods. Hozelton is
another shoe man from way back in tho CO s,
but his stock is up to date. Eiseman, the
tailor, can fit you out from head to heels,
even to cuffs and collars. Saks A Co. have
bought in bluo socks for men, and percale
smrts are sun mo rage.
Out on Pennsylvania avenue southeast is
tho Washington department store, kept by
Mr. Hiines, and what she hasn't in her store
can t be found anj where. Her Easter egg is
tho biggest in town.
With Regard to the Hot Bath.
Is tho cold bath of English educated peo
ple, that for two generations has been almost
a religion among them, getting to bo a thing
of tho past? riftccn years a great London
physician preached that tlio next best thing to
a cold bath before breakfast is a very hot one.
The Sjbanto who still believed in the tonic
virtues of cold water compromised between
breaking the leo of n morning and a comfortable
hot bath, by ono in Iuko-warm water, a form
of fomentation, forscientifle reasons, far more
perilous than very hot or very cold bathing,
but the "rational voIuptuirj""now finds him
self in hot water' every morning, and is a
happier and healthier man in consequence.
In Japan they long ago discovered tho sover
eign virtues of hot water. Much of tho
hcaithfulness of the Japanese is due to their
habitual use of very hot water; they dabble
their bodies in water at 101 degrees Fahren
heit, and on particular occasions they go up
to 159 degrees, hot enough to stew a pear or
cook an egg. and enough, one would suppose,
to parboil any ordinary human being.
Bigorne, ex-sergcant of thoTwelfthDragoons,
wounded by a bayonet stab at Areola, by a
saber stroke at Lutzen, almost killed at
Marengo, nnd nearly buried nt Jena, and I do
not advise ou to advance you others."
"Let them be. Jean; let them alono," said
Mademoiselle Lys, very pale.
"Let them be! But, mademoiselle, tho abbe
would never forgive me. It is not alone
that this is God's house lot of brigands that
jou are" to tho intruders "it is the churcn
of M. Chanteloup; and because hois cure now
it docs not hinder that he was always my
commander (and to the intruders again)
who got no harm from you under tho Em
pire." One of the strangers advanced In a!len
"Thunder!" he shouted, "if you touch me,
Vou, the officer"
Ono hand was lifted to strike, when the
grave voico of the Abbo Chanteloup de
manded: "Well, what aro you doing, sergeant?"
"Monsieur abbe, my commander"
"Ihavo cautioned jou," interrupted the
abbe, "not to defend by profanity. It is a habit
of tho regiment which you must lose in the
senrico of God. What do these men want?"
"Tho officer has a billet of lodgment here
for tho night! A lodging misery!"
"It is well," said the abbe, "give him a
"And what chamber, then?" asked the as
tonished servitor. '
"Mine," calmly replied the master.
jean Dowea nis ncad, nnd between his teeth
he growled like nn old lion as he moved to
ehnn (ha v,r Tlio aOIm. nt.. J...JA- ...
ouu tuu w..j. w.uwi SUUIU1 IO IOIIOW
him, when a gesture from the abbe detained
"Do you understand French?" Inquired the
latter. "Yes Then, Monsieur, a word with
you, I pray. The man who receives you has
What ElcbJVien Have Given to Institutions
of Learning.
In 1817 Abbott Lawrence gave $50,000 to
Harvard, says Iter. S. P. Cadman in tho
Chautauquan, nnd it was then said to be the
largest amount ever gives at one time during
the lifetime of the donor to any public in
stitution in America, The reconstruction
period, so fitly consummated at Chicago last
year, is a marked epoch for college endow
ments. Between the years ot 1860 and 1882
the colleges of this country gained In wealth
an amount larger than their entire valuation
in 1859. More than 50,000,000 wero bestowed
in these twenty-two years upon our educa
tional establishments, and $35,000,000 of this
amount were donated in tho ten years be
tween 1870-E0. Johns Hopkins endowed with
$3,000,000 tho university bearing his name.
Mrs. Valeria G. Stone, of Massachusetts, dis
tributed more than $1,000,000 among various
institutions of learning. Asa Packer founded
Lehigh University, and Ezra Cornell tho
university at Ithaca, N. Y., which bears Jiis
name. Tho names of Matthew Vassar, Sophia
Smith, and Henry Y. Durant demand more
than a passing mention. TJach of theso pio
neers in the cause ot higher oducntion for
women mado their beliefs permanent by
founding femalo colleges, and Henry W. Sago
provided for tho special instruction forwomen
in Cornell University. But tho ideas of
generosity have widened with tho pro
cess of suns, and tho "last ten
years have witnessed a far more
liberal endowment of educational centers man
tho period just referred to.
Mr. Rockefeller's original offer of 5000,000
toward tho resuscitation of tho de'unct Chi
cago University was made in 1880, and tho
total sum ho chiefly, nnd others in lesser
amounts, since bestowed is more than
67,000,000. Mr. C. T. Yerkes gave 4500.000
for the observatory and telescope, Mr. Mar
shall Field gave tho university lands, and an
other 5500,000 was bequeathed from tho estate
of William B. Ogden for tho School of Science,
the Itojnolds estate adding $250,000 more.
Here, then, nnd at Palo Alto also, Is a
university practically mado to order.
Senator Stanford's gifts to Palo Alto amount
to more than 810,000,000. By tho gigan
tic power of wealth wisely used ho has cre
ated the Oxford or Yalo of tho West upon his
fruit ranch. The quiet roan of affairs has
put all future civilization under bond3 of ob
ligation to him tor his singularly noblo
achievement, the phenomenal gift of all giv
ing. Mr. James J. Hill, of St. Paul, has given
$1,000,000 for tho erection of a Roman theo
logical seminary beneath tho superintendence
of his friend. Archbishop Ireland. Mr. J. S.
Pillsbury presontod the city of Minneapolis
with $150,000 forascienco hall in its universi
ty. Mr. George A. Pillsbury gav 0 another
$150,000 toward the Pillsbury Academy. Mr.
James Lick provided the observatory, with
Its mammoth telescope, situatod at Mount
Hamilton, CaL. and named In honor
of the donor. Dr. Coggswell, bestowed
$1,000,000 for the San Francisco Polytechnio
school. Miss Marv E. Garrett's check for
$350,000 was recently handed to tho trustees
of Johns Hopkins to complete the sum neces
sary to open to women tho medical depart
ment of that university.
The Girard College at Philadelphia has
been too long before tho American public to
need any special introduction here. It cost
nearly 52.000,000 to found this institution.
The Drexel Institute is the latest descendant
of Girard, nnd perhaps it is tho best and
wisest of Philadelphia s philanthropies. The
various departments of Pennsjlvonia Uni
versity owe 11 great deal of their existence
and efficiency to prominent Philadelphlans.
Mr. Lenning, for example, gave $750,000 to
tho scientific school, and the latoMr. Georgo
Pepper left more than $1,000,000 to theschools
and charities of the city. The Western Re
serve University has founded a medical col
lego with $250,000 given for that purpose by
Mr. J. L. Wood, of Cleveland. Ohio. W illiam
F. CI irk followed with $100,000 for the
Woman's Collego of tho samo Institution.
The Ciuciunati University wnj the gift of Mr.
McMickn, who bequeathed almost $1,000,000
for its support. Mr. Armour has givea his
institute to Chicago, a worthy peer of the
tho Pratt Institute in Brookljn nnd tho
Cooper Union in New York. Mr. Armour's
gift will have cost him about $3,000,000
by tho timo it completes tho found
er's purpose Bishop Hurst's scheme
for a national university nt Washington is
well underway. A donation of $100,000 is
just reported, "it should be observed that
tha monetary estimate of theso numberless
endowments is only a partial one; the con
tagion of generosity has caused a leading
offer, such as Mr. Rockefeller's to Chicago, to
become the precursor of far greater sums.
The timeliness, the he-dthy spirit, tho snnity
of new hich has prompted such donations
Is even more adtnirablo than their inugnitude.
They Relate to Eggs Entirely and Arc
True nnd Tried.
Water Omelet A nice omelet can bo made
without milk. Tako three fresh eggs, beat
the whites and yolks separately until quite
light; melt a teospoonful of butter and stir in
with the jolks; dissolve a tablospoonful of corn
starch in one scant teacupful ot cold water,
and stir in with the yolks ot the eggs, lastly
the whites. Cook quickly In a hot frying
pan in butter, just enough to keep from stick
ing. Watch closely, running a knife under
often to prevent burning, and as fast ns well
browned roll up. This quantity should make
two omelet rolls, and to bo really enjoyed
should go to the table at once.
Ham Omelet Tako cold boiled ham cut
from near the bone, where it will not slice
readily, and chop finely alout one teacupful
of it. Tako four eggs and break them wholo
in.a bowl nnd beat up to a foam with a fork;
aid ono small cup of fresh milk, a half tea
spoonful of silt, and a tablespoonful of flour
wet up in a spoonful ot tho milk. Stir all to
gether thoroughly nnd fry in bultcr In a hot
pan; set on top of tho stove, instead of over
the coals, as nothing tastes worse than any
scorched preparation of eggs.
Poached Eggs a la Creme A delicate dish
for Easter morning Is eggs on toast. To
poach an egg is almost as much credit to tbo
cook as for the chef to prepare a salad. For
each member of tbo family toast two slices of
breal w.th the crusts left on an ecn
brown. To do this nicely a wire toaster
should be held over the coals nnd carefully
tended every minutoof the process. Place
theso double slices of bread evenlj on n meat
dish and set in the back oven to keep warm
whilo tho eggs aro being prepared. All eggs
for poaching should bo broken scnaratelr
Into u saucer and carefully slid into the sauce
pan of boiling witer on the range. Tho
water should bo perfectly free from all im
purities, and very faintly salted before tbo
eggs go in. In putting in'tho eggs bo careful
not to break the oiks or to put them upon
those already In. Let those to bo cooked
soft remain three minutes, and tako tho for a
hard boil or solid yolk. Butter jour slices of
been n soldier, as yon are. He was five years
a commander in tho Guard, and would still bo
it a bullet bad not shattered this hand at
And the abbe raised his right hand, which
lacked the middle Angers. He continued-
"Not being able longer to serve tho conn
try with my sword, I have thought I might
still serve it with the cross. I was educated
in profound Christian sentiments, and have
become a priest, and my ministry commands
me to be to-day, between you and the country
to which you como as an enemy, an interme
diary of peace and conciliation. Enter, Mon
sieur. You are in tho home of a man with
out defense. My poor Jean is an old man,
and my nieco come here, Lys! is almost a
child. Before God, who pardons and who
punishes, I put my home under the protec
tion of your honor as a soldier. Welcome,
In the evening, or near 10 o'clock, and
after Madamoiselle Lys had retired to her
chamber, Jean Bigomo came to tell the abbe
that a messenger, dripping with rain and
covered with mud, had come from for
through the forest to solicit his attendance
without delay upon an old woman, then at
the point of death.
"I will go," said the abbe.
Jean Bigorne looked at him narrowly.
"But, Monsieur," ho finally said, "you can
not think of going at such nn hour. Tho
roads are horrible; it rains like a benediction,
and it is so black that the devil would march
under his queue, my commander."
"Give me my hat," was the reply of the
"But it is not God's will," insisted Jean.
"You will meet tho brigands at all corners of
tho woods, not counting that evi( officer you
leave here. Surely it is not best, Monsieur
Abbe; it is not prudent."
toast generously; lift one egg in the skimmer
and place one on each pile of toast, with an
egg between the piles all round the dish. In
the meantime, have ready three tablespoons
ful of fresh cream or mile and one teospoon
ful of butter, with a littlo salt and pepper, on
tho back of the range hot, ready to pour over
tbo eggs and toast. Serve Immediately.
Boiled Eggs On Easter morning give the
children a generous supply of hard-boiled
eggs. They will enjoy thorn so much. A nice
way to do Is to have them colored and con
cealed in a fancy dish or in an egg basket
under a hen cover. Diamond dyes are nice to
color them, and they come In every shade.
There should also bo a generous supply ot
boiled eggs on Easter morning not colored
for "tho man of tbo house." Consult his
well-known tastes as to "hard or soft," but
do not mind if he oats three or four for his
Easter breakfast. Somo men seem to think it
a kind of religious duty to eat as many eggs
as thoy can on Easter morning.
Something About Its Progress and Its
Prominent Members.
To the women of Washington God bless
them Washington owes very much of its
distinctive charm as an artistic and literary
center. It was tho woman's spirit which was
breathed into tho first organization of Wash
ington artists, whoso object was to promote
acquaiaaneo and good fellowship among art
ists, to encourngo hurd study, exhibit the re
sults, and create an active Interest in local
art among the people ot Washington. The
advantages and facilities that aro now given
to women wore opened up nnd fostered by the
ambitious young artists, who wero compelled
to be self-supporting whilo pursuing tho
higher studies in art.
Tho story of tbo progress of tho Art Stu
dents Lcnguo of this city is one not only of
me untiring energy and support 01 tno male
artists, but ot the faithful work and the genius
of women. Nine years ago tho art league, of
which Mr. E. Francis Riggs fa president, greiv
out ot tho need of tho oung men and women
students of art in Washington who wero
really serious in their desires and could ob
tain no opportunities for art education in the
city, except as special pupils of somo of tap
resident artists, which was a most costly s 9
tem of instruction. A class was formed with
ono Instructor, nnd it grew nnd grew into the
Art Students Ltague, which is entirely self
governed, every detail of Its management be
ing In the handsof thosomost interested. Tills
league, which has enrolled this year 1C0 stu
dents, is now recognized by tbo New York
association as a professional school. There
will bo a friendly rivalry between the young
men and women of this school in tho compe
tition for tho scholarship which has been
offered by the Art Students Leaguo of New
York for tho best drawings from life to be
sent to New York In April.
Many of the women artists in Washington,
who are achieving a wide reputation In vari
ous branches ot work, are members of the
League. Miss Tomes and Miss Solomons, ot
Washington, have done a great deal by their
personal efforts to encourage tbo progress of
this homo institution. They have devoted
almost their entire time and energy to the
cause without direct compensation, as the
early superintendents were not salaried of
ficers. Much credit Is duo Miss Mathilda Mucdcn
for her energy and support of tho League.
She has been the treasurer of tho school for
tho past j ear. Sheis a capable voung woman,
and her qualities show themselves in her
work, which Is always strong and vigorous.
Miss Mueden has worked at the League In
New York as a pupil of Kenjon Cox, nnd is
now teaching ono of tbo advanced antiquo
cKsses. She is a member of the Black and
White Club.
While the board of control have chargo of
tho vital questions affecting the welfare of the
league. Miss Florence A. Pond Is tho superin
tendent and has charge ot the business mat
ters and practical details of tho work. Her
self-abnegation and complete devotion to the
elevation of woman's work in art havo made
her most prominent in artNtic circles. Her
instruction wa3 received principally In New
York under Carroll Beckwith and Siddons
One of the best-known graduates of the
Washington Art Leaguo Is Miss LIzzio Syl
vester, daughter of Major Sylvester, of the
Post. She mado her mark long ago as a
bright, quick newspaper artist, and is now
editor of art in advertising and a frequent
contributor to St. Nicholas nnd other periodi
cals. Miss Bertha E. Perrie studied almost exclu
sively in Washington as a pupil of E. C. Mcs
ser. She is also a member ot tho Art League
nnd is one of its instructors in water -color.
She bos exhibited much of her work in the
New York Water Coler Club, tho American
Water Color Society, and In almost all im
portant public exhibitions.
Miss Alice Sewall is well known by her
black and white contributions to the current
Miss Mary Wright is making a name for
herself by her many life-like and strong
studies from Indian life.
Miss JIarj Chapman's pen-and-ink sketches,
widely published in tho best magazines, have
established her fame as an illustrator.
In this nrti-tic galaxy of women must be
mentioned Miss Eugenie Shnnkland, who has
been one of tho most successful and talented
artists. Her excellent copies of Pcale's Wash
ington have brought her money as well as
At the spring exhibition of tho Society of
Washington Artists, to tako place at the Cos
mos Club, there will bo exhibited numerous
canvases and wuter colors by out women ar
tists, and it is to be hoped that there will be
many purchasers appreciative of their work.
Oyster Sauce for Baked CoJ.
Drain and parboil 01,0 pint of oysters and
save the liquor; melt two taolespoonfuls of
butter; add two tablespoonfuls of flour, and
pour on slowly tho ojster liquor, and add
enough hot milk to mako one ulnt: season
with salt and rePPcr, and, if liLed, anchovy
essence. The oysters should bo dra'uod
through a colander and picked over care
fully, to remove all shell and foreign sub
stances which may cling to tbem. The liquor
which drains through tho colander should bo
heated to tho Lolling point and strained
through cbeoso cloth.
Single Tnx Discussed.
The students at the National Academy of
Oratory, 910 F street northwest, will this
evening, at 8 o'clock, debate the qucstion,"Ro
solved, that a single tax on land values is the
most equitable mode of raising revenu."
.Tudgo James G. Magulre, M. C, will preside.
Tho public aro invited.
To Remove Spots nnd S:ilns.
To remove ink stains from white linen and
cotton materials, moisten the stain, spread
tho fabric above a jug of boiling water, nnd
sprinkle with salts of lemon. Rub until the
stain disappears and rinse.
To remove ink from colored dress goods,
soak in milk, rub and press until tho stain
disappears. Put fresh mile on as often us
tho old becomes discolored. If a grease spot
remains after this and tho goods is not wash-
"Are not you here?" returned tho abbe;
"nnd the Cossack has not returned this even
ing, and may bo on duty all night. For the
rest. I will be back in two hours. Prepare
the holy oil, and tell Janniot. the tavern
keeper, to saddle n horse at once. It is the
good God who calls mo to the friend who is
going to him. Now go!"
"It is enough, my commander," said the
old soldier, bowing and reluctantly depart
ing. It was Indeed late when the Abbo Chante
loup returned tho tired horso to the tavern
and regained, across tho sleeping village tho
lane which led up to his houso. As ho groped
along tho wall ot the church ho heard a call:
"Here, hero Monsieur Abbe, hero!"
"You, Jean? How is it you are there?" he
quickly asked.
"It is the officer, my commander," was the
reply. "He returned and thrust me out when
I went to fasten tho door. He is in liquor,
the miserable!"
And nt that moment a window was thrown
open, and Mademoiselle Lys, pale, disordered,
her shoulders bare, leaned out; but a hand
was swlttly placed upon her mouth before she
could cry out, and the young girl was pushed
back, and then tho dull sound of a scuffle was
heard by those In the street.
The abbo threw himself like a madman
against tho door, which Jean also shook with
a terrible push, until at Inst the fastenings
gave way, and the two men flew up stairs,
near the head of which Mademoiselle Lys had
fallen senseless and disordered, while the
Cossack officer stood near in evident dismay.
"Jean," said the abbe, "carry Mademoi
selle to her chamber and revive her. You
enter there, Monsieur!" and ho pushed to
ward the open room below the officer, whom
that scene had nearly sobered.
Then said the Abbe Chanteloup, looking
able, lay coarse brown paper over tire spot
and press with a hot Iron.
To remove ink from carpets, rub while
wet with blotting paper.
To remove grease spots from books or
paper, warm the greased spots gently and
then press on blotting-paper until as much as
possible ot the grease is absorbed. Then
warm the paper again and apply hot oil of
turpentine with a soft, clean brush to both
sides of the paper. Then touch the soiled
part with a clean brush dipped In rectified
spirits of wine.
To remove grease from linen, put a good
deal of soda into the washing water. To
remove from silk or woolen goods, cover with
soft brown paper, pass a hot iron over it, lift
the paper immediately, and repeat the process
as often as necessary.
To remove paint spots, rub with a sponge
dipped in benzine from the circumference, of
the spot toward the center. Otherwise the
spot is likely to spread. Rub until dry.
To remove wine and fruit stains, cover tho
spot with salt thickly. Rinse in cold water.
It not entirely removed, apply lemon juice
and dry in the sun.
The ladles like THE TIMES already.
They alwajs like a good thing Instantly.
Cupt. Now ell's runcral.
The funeral of Capt, William Noweli, lato
of the steamer Harry Randall, took place in
Alexandria yesterday nt 2 o'clock from' his
late residence. Tho obsequies wore attended
by the G. A. It., Pilots' Assdciatlon, Red Men,
Long Wrestling .'Match.
Frank Trickier threw Harry England and
Louis Lcfcbre at the Peoples' Theatre in four
successive bouts, tho former in Gncco-
Roman style, the latter, catch-as-catch-can.
Ono bout ot the latter 1m ted two hours and
thirteen minutes, tho longest ever wrestled in
Doing llcr llcst.
Ada I understand that Bloncho is to marry
into an old family.
Ida Tho oldest to bo had for the money.
Rev. Dr. Thatcher Thajer, for twenty-flvo
years chaplain of the Newport Artillery, died
Saturday. Dr. Thayer was 82 vears of age.
He was born in Bojton December J, 1811, was
graduated from Amherst Collego in 1831 and
Andover Iheologlcal School in 1S37. He was
ordained in 1839.
Continued all this Week I
TIIE WIIOLE STORE presents a Tlrld
panorama of fresh, new beauty.
In the various departments, par
ticularly tno 3IILLINEUY (now again
much enlarged), aro tne choicest gems
gathered from the fashion centers of
the world. Elegance reigns In all the
styles; economy, as usual, characterizes
the prices.
Let's glance at some of the new Spring
French and American
PATThlO; llATb,
Bonnet", Toques,
For Ladies and ChlUrcn
In Lace, btraw.
Chip, Neapolitan,
il liana, and Jet
In all colors and designs.
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In all colors.
In all widths.
In Black, Creruo, Yellow,
and hlte. In Point de
Venice, Point D Cenenoc and
Trimmed in Lace, Jet,
Moire and Braid.
Long and bhort.
In hlte and Colored
Cashmeres, China and
Uros Grain Silks.
All colors and styles.
Lace and Silk
In all colors.
Cambric, Cptton and Swiss.
In Moire, Satin and Fancy Effects
For all Purposes.
Ulllnerr and Cloak Headquarters,
Market Space.
the officer straisht In tho eyes: "Listen to
me. At Bergame, during tho campaign in Italy,
I nras mado lieutenant; the place was surren
dered, nnd ono of my men who had bravely
done his duty in that campaign that even
ing stole a watch. I had the robber shot In
Egypt my orderly, a dragoon, who had al
most saved my life nt tho Fj ramids, struck
a dervish, who war. coming out of a mosque.
I had that man dismissed from the army. At
Wagram, Anally, being commander after Ave
years. I surprised tho oldest ofUctr of my
squadron endeavoring to do such violence as
j o j have attempted in my houso to-night. I,
myself, dismissed him."
The officer bowed, without response. Tho
abbe continued:
"You aro to your soldiers the example of
discipline and honor. You have stained it,
Monsieur. If I had not arrived in timo ycu
would have committed here in my homo an
infamy, sullied a house which I left under the
safeguard of your loyalty. It Is necessary
that you account to me; and if you refuse I
shall compel you to do it; forget that I am
a priest, and remember only that I wa3 a
Tho Abbe Chanteloup approached the wall
and took down the cavalry saber suspended
against it. with which he had gone tnrough
the great wars. Then ho said:
"Como, Monsieur! Jean, bring a lantern
and follow us!"
As he passed by the chamber where Lys was
sobbing still, her face between her hands, the
abbe enterod.
"I have defended you from weeping, my
child," he said. "Your father is dead, and
the enemy without shame you should bo
strong." And then with tho utmost tender
ness, "Embrace mo, my little ono!"
Mademolsello Lys threw her arms around
her uncle's neck, ho pressed her to his heart,
and then, disengaging himself, said:
Matters That Will Occupy the Senate and
House the Coming Week.
The present week will, so far as the calen
dar jeveols, bo devoted by tho Senate to
routine business of no general interest. It is
possible that the fortifications appropriation
bill will be reported from the committee, and
If it should bo, it will probably be taken up
for discussion and put upon its passage.
For the rest, there will be on effort to dispose
of tho Government Printing Office site, the
Russian thistlo appropriation, and the 11c
Garrahan bill, and a largo number of special
bills on tbo calendar.
As soon as the sundry civil appropriation
bill is disposed of in the House, which prob
ably wll be done to-night, the four contested
election cases which are pending will be con
sideredthe O'Neill-Joy case, from tho
Eleventh Jllssouri district; tho Wllllams-ttct-tlo
case, from the Fifth North Carolina; tho
Engllsb-Hllbom case, from the Third Califor
nia, and the Whatley-Cobb case, from the
Fifth Alabama. The O'Neill-Joy and Enelish
Hllborn cases, which wero both decided
against the sitting members (Republicans) by
strict party vote3 in tho Committee on Elec
tions, are tho most Important and will re
quire the major portion of tho time. In both
theso cases the result of tho election In No
vember, 1892, was exceedingly close. There
were two counts on tho O'Neill-Joy election,
the recount giving Joy (Rep.) G7 plurality.
O'Neill being beaten en the face of the re
turns, ho instituted the contest on tno ground
that the 3iissouri election law had not been
compiled with.
Tho decision of the committee gave tho
seat to O'Neill (Dcm.). In tho Englisb-Hil-bom
case tho result wai also very close, Eng
lish receiving 13,130 on the face of there
turns ngalnst Hilborn's 13.1G0. English's
contest rested on the claim that in one pre
cinct the returns had been manipulated be
jond doubt. At tho close of tho caso Ilil
liorn's attorneys still claimed his election by
one vote, but the Democrats of tho commit
tee decided In favor ot English.
If tho contested election cases aro disposed
ot this week, which is hardly probable, as
tho Republicans will doubtles insist upon
tho presence of a Democratic quorum to un
seat their colleagues, the Houso will proceed
with the consideration of eltner tho military
academy or consular and diplomatic appro
priation bills.
Don't be afraid to talk nbont THE TI MES.
It is the people's papcr.it is cvcrjbodv's
paper, it is 3 our paper.
The Julius
New York Avenue, Between 13th and 14th Streets.
The Credit
t Why not avail yourselves of this opportunity to buy
Furniture at Gash Prices en Credit.
Carpets at Gash Prices on Credit;
Lace Curtains at Cash
Prices on Credit.
Upholstery Fabrics at Cash
Prices on Credit.
In fact, evervthing required to make your home comfortable
can be had at THE RINK on CREDIT to
responsible parties.
No Notes to Be Signed.
No Interest to Pay.
What is required is your word to pay as may be agreed upon.
The reputation THE RINK acquired for LOW PRICES
and RESPONSIBLE GOODS will create a demand by buy
ers on TIME. Therefore if you want
Or anything at THE RINK on CREDIT at CASH PRICES
make 3rour airangements with
The Rink, The Rink,
New York Ave., Bet. 13th and 14th Sts.
"Remain upon your knees, my child, and
pray for him who is about to die."
Thethreo men descended, traversed tho ves
try and tho winss of tho church, drowned in
shadow where tho lantern of tho sacristan
scintillated like n littlo golden star.
The abbe parsed behind tho great altar,
made a sign before tho cros, and pushed tho
creaking bolts ot a low door, which opened
and permitted him to pass out into tho wet
nnd chilly night uir. In passing thethreshold
tho stranger struck a stone, which mado him
"Bo careful, Jlonsleur." said tho abbe, "wo
aro in the Camp of Reposo, and that slab
upon which you walk is a tomb."
They passed beneath the great yew trees
and willows, where the grass reached nearly
to their knees, and paused behind a wing of
the church.
"Wo shall be well here, Jean." said tho
abbe. "Ilang the lantern to an arm of that
Tho sacristan obeyed, and the shifting glim
mer of tho wind-swung light revealed tho
gloomy silhouette ot the priest and tho pale
face of tbo officer against the great shadow
dancing on the walls of the apse.
The nbbe made with his maimed right hand
the sign ot the cross, and grasped in his left
the hilt of his heavy sword. Then he said:
"Ready, Monsieur."
The Cossack wiped his forehead, drenched
In sweat, and slowly drew his sword.
ine two great oiaaes toucned, ana then
amid the surrounding silence and darkness
there gleamed tho flashes of mighty blows.
Ana jean liigome, upon his knees in tho
wet grass, repeated tho prayer for the dying:
"Surcipe, domlne, servum tuum!"
"I am hit," said tho abbe at last, parrying a
The sacristan approached. It appeared
that the Cossack's blade, passing over tho
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Months ago, when business waft at
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cepted our orders for onr Spring
Footwear at prices which they
would scornfully reject to-day.
As a result we are selling, as Ions
as our present supply will hold out.
At $3 a Pair
Men's Hand-made
Patent Leather
Fine Calf Shoes,
Tan Russia Calf Shoes,
That yen will perhaps never buy
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THIS COUPON will entitle bearer to
irith purchases of bhoes.
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700 Scenth Street Jf.W.
Buy your Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, Shirts,
1'ants., etc, from
1K3 Eleventh street southeast.
And notice how much you save. f
wrist guard, had traverse tho arm and drawn
"You cannot continue, my commander,"
said Jean.
Tho officer mado a step forward also, and
"I cannot fight a defenseless man, Mon
sieur. You cannot hold your sword with
that hand and the other is injured."
"To your place!" cried tho Abbo Chanto
loup, siezinc his sword in his mutilated right
hand, and continuing:
"Tho crime you have committed ought to
remain unknown, nnd with it unexpiatcd I
shall never cease to bo troubled with remem
brance of you. Je in, take your handkerchief
and tio the hilt flrmly to my right hand. Tho
sword will never fall but with the arm. VTa
will now proceed. Monsieur."
And the light recommenced, and with It tha
voice of Jean Bigorne intoning tho funereal
"Libera, domlne, animam servi tuL"
Closer, breathless, the fight was renewed,
with body to body, furious was tho assault
of tho more agile Co9.ack upon tho abbe.
Slowly tho old soldier parried the hostile
saber, falling like a club. But, finally, fend
ing off n blow, tho abbo pas'sed under tha
arm of his enemy, raised for a terrible blow,
and thrust his blade clean Into his throat.
"Ho's got it, my commander!" shouted
Jean Bigorne, jumping from bis knees and
approaching with" his dripping lantern tha
face of tho man now stretchpd out upon the
grass. A red froth bordered tho lips, oozing
from between tho clenched teeth.
"May God givo you mercy, as I pardon
you," said tho Abbe Chanteloun simply but
impressively, "nor leave you to suffer in soul
And absolution being given, all was ai

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