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THE SEATTLE STAR r ii *ri.ii*rt,riwiimi. Krtn *H«rno«n e»w|»t »«nil»y. ».. 11. \M!U*. IK. r. II >-► M.m.n. I IIIIIKBM »l >■<»i>r» "~On*trnC\>»t"rvft ! HI rem« l» ' *•■■ V n i«Mii>-fl<e mil |<t m*ni» Wl»w I * imiivK. » «:« IB M?aiirf V" Ire* |-*iptw». ' ' Tnlaphon* *>tt««> ISO i>m.i. No Iml • •■ Ttilnl »>•■«'•» . .-m..- i^i i*. me. i.«iit»j tun. m* ftrvon.t -rift** m»ti.r 1 An ,»rr.»ii of honor In Kentucky la i ■...inu-.-T . -iy atmllar to the French •rtlclw—bluff, bluater, a drop of ii. ■.> I. rwonelllatlon. - and i ham-; I i;:m\ The old American method of lijchtlnx a duel.' tlrlujr th* left arrot l.'Kvlhrr, with th« right haul" fr*« In wI.IJ butcher knivc*, I* out of r day at U-*Ui«l'>n. Kentucky, Col.. Jack Chlnn and State Stnstrtr llrnnalon went about the Kttv.'ta breaihlns ftr* and <■■■ ■iv Ih.-lr. no«till». am! tin. A'.-iiiiiK t.» ulay r«fh oth.r on Rlalii f thf i i 'il.i. - io..k tii tall timber and th« ri«>»« frlvml* of t!i.- KiiU-.-i.iit Kcntlemrn were Bn'atly vxrrrlmHl. When Ik* <"•<> iwt thfya'.arod at eacholh«r,breaU> ed *«nic more fir.-, ml imui I M N.i ahota war* ftred/and M on* »*» kill.-I, but'earh had raited the other* Muff, and pcrhap* MM h now knan* the other la afraid. ' VirKlnla Iwi I.>nc «in f eea*e>l to »»*■ a atat* » lin .• the duello fluurtahea, and now Kentucky blda fair to Tallow In her footstep*. - Quite recently it was aaserted that th* Filipino* t>n ih* Island of l.ui.>n w*r* stubborn lighter*, and that they were ugly fo»* 'from * th* fact that' they had r«i-«-l\ «l military train- In* under the Spaniards. Tb* •«• pwrlenvc Oenvral Wbcaton's brigade I* having lust at present makes the; death nf «r*ry Filipino M*nt almost Ilk* he maaaacre of a chattering | monkey. Although th* Plilplni* ar» well armed, and are In greatly au p«rlor force, th*y give way and seek cover front the steady and perslatent advamv at the comparatively small band of American* '• The Filipino* . am proving treacherous., but not stubborn n«ht«->«. They ar* 100 much like th- Spaniards' to make much of a fight If I'nrle "am on j ; l.uxun had IM.OM Sloox to light In . stead of ' Filipino*, netth.r this country nor tk* combined power*. rould clean them out eicept at hor ril.lr sacrtflie U, life. Th* project to build • rrula*r toj *• called th* "American Dor." from contribution* of f school ":. MM throughout the country." has tw»n meeting ;--. with lucrni. *n-l gr»at . r«ltt I* da* to th* originator, W. Kanktn Good. :» * bright • Cincinnati lad. I tut th» friend* of III* enter-' prtse who have contributed money to forward It along. ar» entitled to an accounting It seems th* noon* connected with th« management of tn* fond knnwi exactly bow much money has been taken la up to th* present time '■ Th#r* appear* la b* several financial heads to the scheme and no on* general manager ■ In aamucb aa a*att>* 'la ' soon to* b* arkeri Ii h*lp swell th» ■ American ' Boy" fund, »oin« definite financial statement concerning It will be ap preciated. 5 Chicago* ; has another horror ' August Be-*k*r. a sausage maker, confesses to having eat up his wife ml balled her In a Uric* kettle.* The hop*, that linker will be 4 hangod •til »ut.»e<iii>ntly hurned far a mil-' Bob years, do**) not. however, all*-. »late In ih* alightest degree th* sea sick feeling* of tit* Chleagoes* who | patronised Becker's aaa>at* shop, FASHION NOTES. In view »r the fart that this prom tn-* to he a spring dressed la the very brightest lints, and a summer to follow clad almost exclusively in white.', It will be aa; well to ad via* the anxious in favor of batiste and embroidered muilln. and above all nrr-ak a. friendly word for whit* French flannel.,; Hall*** I* on* of the few material* that baa never been vulgarised, and In that future, delicious to contem lint*, of MM sky. ardent sunshtn* tnd gay gardens, the loveliest bat istes will predominate. Their soft, bnwrlnkllng quality Is what re»om mend* them, especially to th« new *nt of iklrt. and mad» up over MaWM lawn that has plenty of body they tr* at once beautiful and very In expensive dresses, far, far more faahlonabla than any other cotton few!* of this year. If yon can't afford • gray embroid ered muslin In your summer trout feftu. then don't betray your poverty •y appearing In any of the fanhlon il.le resort*. After (treat car* and I V'Ujrht th« manufacturers hay* wouftht out a muslin that Is war •■sntrd to remain crisp In spite of i' rtnlile foR and country dampnee*. nioy have woven a Ju'll'loun (mount of fine mohair with the mus in. i,MI nave produced an Ideal fab fe'ln consequence. fn»t"nd of th* »ljnr-|>. almost stlnslnc colors used but tu>as<m, thi-y hay* taken pontilar J#r*«y at Its word and produced th* Moat varlxal ■! list of adorabl* (my* In their rriohalr musllni, and .'..'•n <>mbrol>l«red on th* «r|sp mjr- j '."■•> In v Ml" and Mack. >.'o woman's heart but must yearn lift a counter full of the** benutl"s' ti.it are double width and cost frowi U rents to »l 2". a yard. They ar* n'-fint. for make-up over colored tllps. of coiirm*. and 'he hunt modeln tefn so fnr show skirts rut almont Isht la the knees, lirlstllfift and Ml "l'.vliu: lifli.iv with a series of five ■• b|m small finunres "■ tew that cilnt. Another itnn ■■ i tbts freak i Mint nf <->it*liiK muslin frills with i very narrow gathered aulillnff of jtff.'tii. li'.tli ll* -tuff trilled. From I'arls MM the advlre to rn*n fastening any skirt* behind .nil as often as not to near with j inn«lln or rI. 11. pouched lace blouar*. buttoning up behind or on th* xhoiiKlrr mid under Ih* arm. Many women ar* buying wtththetr mohair muatln gnwna enough of th* good* to hay* a tngue mad* to mail each . oaiiiino and they «i. Billing up In th* twlated mtialln Minna and qullla, i-olori.l In pale roM an.l wmtgwiKwi blue, and haMMMIMJ ajl I hi- trimming with nil 1.1 I M gilded akewer* til It th* milliner* haw Jiial MM In aim k Hut to £•> t>ark to I'.uimrl — »m --broldered allver with flannel la quite th* in o» I ' ui.>.ii»li |ll»<al>llll) for ■ lirlna llrldeamalda and even brivle* ar* italnft I" wear It. and th* rotteon la plain enough. It Is on hill ml and twcomlna:—allver<whlt* la a whit* that haa a aherny aurfar*. like aatln. and then Mi Hl* aurtac* la woven In cream-wblt* "'lk any form of crnam*nl, from a polka .lot to wreath* of ilnwr*. A* • rtnull wo hay- a inivrlty tlmt MM like on- muM ■>'< In ')''■ piece*. n>a.ly in pill on ■ foundation unit luf.tlnu no •iroiTxtlKit . Home c( the** tint* »ri> mad* up with over •klrta falling In a eerie* of rolum bin* polnti upon I knre-iim>;> knife plxlUrii;". unit »om*tlmea th* aklrt ■■•••in» to open nil th* way from hip l.i foot by mi-ana <of a *erle* of charming llttl* button*. Quite *• ttflliita.tin* and frrah to th* ■»>•» art- th* aprlng cloth dmwt. 1 lavlahly a<t»rn«>.l with (Ilk fringe. Now from timi* In Urn* there hae been talk «nd -illation about fringe, but at lh« prca«nt moment II haa arrived and will ' mak* Ita l>tt-»«*n'-r ornamentally fall In th* K«at*r dr»*« parade*. fringe H<>un «■«•• ar* the deilr* of every wnman'a heart, * Pom* hoarding *oula have rich .'III fringe* twenty year* aid t» bring forth tr«m trunk* and linen wrapplnca. and Haunt In their frlea>U' . li>u« fare*. The** frlnita ' run from thre* Inch** to three feet In depth, with th* taa**lly Itnlah to th* open m»ah»«1 a«t portion quite ■ deep. A shade of willow or stem green Henrietta cloth, silk poplin, or rich mohair, IS moat approvedly con trasted wtth-bUrk or a 'shad* of gr*en so dr»p It Is termed fa>| h "f trte-fnrest green, and here Is where th* fringe MMM In Ton hay* a plain, slightly trained skirt, and you i lay your d**p or narrow flounce round It In two row* from th* !»"•• down, or lay on In points over your green waist you plac* your fringe In a pouched front from the bust down, ; letting th* tassels fail out about i your hips, and thus arrayed you will ' get your due attention and admlra -1 tlon from your own observing se« Make your way Into (h* sanctum ■of any progr***lv* modl*t* ( and you i . will And her garnishing lovely silk and satin evening gown* with whit* or colored fringe. In the mesh of | which pearls and spangle* - ar* I caught. ' CUBAN WOMEN. They are Sad. but Smiling, Poor, ' but Beautiful. One surprising phase ot the 'in tinental Interest In Cuba Is the num ber of Inquiries that have earn* from ! younc men who ar* looking . for wire*, who wait to know what lbs ehanf** are for marriage and a hap py . home down there In Havana " If thes* Mum • men , with dom*«tlc yearning*, wh" seem Unable to find a bride In their own land, can frame the lanruac* nf love In Kpanlsh words, their chant** of shearing a Cuban wl'e : are *iewll*nt. ; few Ameiiean nnVlaia report that society In Havana Is "made up slmptT ef Cuban women and Tankc* army < m MM • War devastated th* homes of the rtrh as well as thos» of th. poor, and now from even th* wealth i lest households a father, son. brother |or husband • missing. In society.; this and that young s*nor—wber* Is h*? Wber* ar* tn* young aristocrats r>? Where are the y»ung aristocrats bo used to set the par* In this Par la of th* Antilles? Many of them lie ne«tb th* 'long graaa" In grmve* unmarked Of many a family of , wealth and fashion, only las donas are left, Had-eyed and roenpoaad. as If their grief were too deep for tear*, they still smile, hut th" smile* ar* the kind that wrinkle th* far*. And still they sing, for If grief Is a fever It Is Intermittent, but their song Is a dirge. nut now that th* machet* ha* given way to the fan. now that th* mantilla has supplanted tb* ; »word. the gayety of old may b* re ! sumed. Ho light I* the heart of th* I Cuban woman, so far a* th* world Is concerned, so natural Is her vivacity and »**mlng rh«erfulneaa of mind, that, with th* coming of th* Amer icans, ah* is making Havana as fes tive as of yor*. Kb* la turn mating an long aa you are content to eliminate the Intellec tual element. Though well horn and weir bred, ah* Illustrates the dis tinction between Instruction and ed ucation. In New Turk. Ixndon and Paris her Illiteracy would be noticed; In Havana It Is accepted as a mark of dallghtful femininity .As a con sequence, tner* Is no Cuban woman's literature; no m*gailne for women Is a succesa, except when it devote* Itself exclusively to he vanity of Its subscribers, or when It prints only fashion plates.. Bh* Incline* to charity, but to the anrt least ben* flrlal. Bh* gives to the beggar, but she will do nothing I" raise that poor being out of the slough of self-de basement. There are only on* or two •octetlea of women for the up lifting of their less fortunate slaters One of her great faults la that she persists In In' Ing too tightly In th* midst of th* danxa I have seen many lovely women carried from th* ball room In a dead faint—the cause, an unnaturally small waist. Again, the moat beautiful women Insist upon spoiling her fare, neck, shoulders and arms with rice powder to such a thickness as lo give her a ghastly appearance not unlike that of Fl*r retl*.—<Jllson WHl*t*'i Havana let ter In Leslie's Weekly. Tank Steamar O*«r#u«. NKW TOKK, Mar.h IS.-The Her I man oil carrying steamship Minister Mnybach. which sailed from this port for Hamburg M January 12, and was erroneously reported ar | riving there on February IT, has not Im .ii heard from since, her depart ure. rthe Is 41 days out and It la | feared sho has got Into trouble. Killed by a Trolley Car.. VI.W YortK. March H Clarence Carglll, I years "Id, of HnmuM and Ilrnnx streets. In the Ilronx, wns knocked down and run over lust night by n trolley car of th« Union line, at the corner of lioH.lon avenue and Woodruff street, Hoth of hla leg* were < lit off by the car wheels and M 'II.'I half mi hour after be ing carried to his horn*. A MRP MISTAKE Enrolled a Rejected Measure. i:i\ik \mi Hikiuii; Bill, hikoi; lmplo,ns« ol ' th* Cnrelllnf o* pi'lminl C<un> Annofano* •I W»ihl»it*n. . _______ WA!*MimiTl>N, »larch U—On».of ili» Utiai i-.Minlnhl- mix tin • that •Am* limrs occur In rnrullin_ appro* l>riit(l«n Mil* un.lor pmaur*. and which maka th# law quit* ilifTrrnu from what was lnt*nd«t. haa )i|«t I hr'i-n il|ar«v*rxl in * th« river and i harbor bill.'' ln»t»al of appropriate In. ijno.ona (imply fnr th« |mprov«< MM of th* flalvciton "hl|. channel* and Murrain bayou from lit. jvttlva at <lalr**|en to thr propoiuni harbor ■its at llnuaton. It tarma M II con* area* had really adopted th* amend* mont for which Htnator Mill- toughi «< patiently an. had put th* whola work miJ»r Ih* rr>ntrn« t *y*t*m at a real of not t.i •*r*»d M.M0.0»«. srllh Ijmi.oqo to s« intntodlaUly a«-allahl< Th» Mill* amendment was »«r •■ I to In th* aanate, but th* hou*a ron fi*r*«a r<-rua*<t ab»-lul*ly In permit It to r-R<aln. allh'-u«h they « ( rr, .1 in an a.MlUi'n «f Mo o*6 I » their or- Urinal -nmunl. Mr Mill* thr*al«-n<Hl to flllbuaWr, actinst the bill If lb* aenat* r«n'«ra*a )|rM*>| his amend* m»nl bgi when the report ram* up for dlaruaajoa ls.tr on rrMay nl_hl he 111 nnl »•>••- -I all. The bill, a* approved by Ida rr**ldent an.l a* I nnt«<l today In ilaw,'.print form, conlatna hoth <Ih* pro*i»!on acrivd upon In r«Rfrr»ti.» aM th« m ill* amrnltnrnl entire, th<r'<.n» follow ; Inn the oiarr. ■ The «nrollin« ■"•• of th* holla* In torn* «ray Inaerted th* amendment which waa etricken nut, and -ben th* Mil ••• compared with th* ronf*r*nr« report th* error >■• no* Ul»< t*d, li remain* la ha win ahi. h will b* a< <-«t.t<-d hv the a*rr*tanr of war •• ih* sjrovlalall which will paid* him In proa*, ulini ' th* work, This qiivsll <n -ill prob* ably b* *«bmllt*d I" tl>* attorney c*n»r«l. although aom* s#fiat..rs I* whom th* C«4W was put declared to* ' nlsThl lhal I|M ■KTrttfl' would un doubtedly V* «ui'lr.l by the Intent of rottrr^H a* act forth In th>- con ference report,* which la a "art of the orflrlal record. ■■.._,, I'hr offlrlal ritort Charges Oft Country Chock* NKW, TORK,^;. Marsh I Th* clearing h»u«»; committee adopted yeaferday a formal recommendation to th* bank* of Itita My r*«-ardtns th* making of uniform ehar«*e for the milwtlnn of out-of-ttwn iht*-fca Tber* >ll| b« a anytime "f the ! ('lrvine ll<tuaa'a*a»ciatt<>n en Thur- Ur at »hi<-h to* report, will b* r* r»iml and It *«» h* v©ud upon at a ■uh««^u»nt m«*tln«. , , • Th* chart** reroromend»d by th* ■ rommllt*** r»n«» »«-<onlina; to lo cation. from nti«-t#nth to ©ne-tuar i»r of en* per e*m.'*Tl»* following ar« ta ••:. dlaerellonary * i*>lnip. ■ h*r* no rht!•«<■• at all need b« mad* for eotleetliur fh'tln: tamtam, PrnvM.nre. Newark ;«r«r 'Itr. lloboken. Albany. Troy. m>llad«|. phla and fUltlrmir- Api>re*al for lalUy. AfHTI.v, T»«., March II—A «l ir 11*4 'lisrusatnn toook plac* In in novae "f r*pr««»nt«Mv>a l~iay on th* i)ti»Mtnn of a4«t>l'n« a r«»olutlon •xfir*Mfn« approval ih» ...ur««- : of ''"niriHimn 1. W, ltalt*r In In In* to anaaat Own Wlw»Hr and In rtfu»ln« Is accept the lra4»r>Mi- of Ik* minority of thtn*xt ktuw> of rr[r»<»ni«il»»« ( Th» r*»olutloo w»a Anally adsptad by a ■mall majority Roch«f«ll«r-» T*««». non n*MSS. S. T.. March I*. -Ju'lc- Barnard, • of, Pouthk«*i»l». band«<l down hla dr>-tali>n |o.Uv In the caa* of WtllUm Itockrf «-llrr acalnat- tha aa#*aaora of Mount n——l rodit'ln* «h» mkmiwiili on Itorkwood hall, hi* plat-* at K--«r --borouch. which «•• tmiwl In l«« at M01.4M.10 to 1117,11". th« v«lii«. , linn aa a«t by th«'r«ftr** » month , a«o Undrr IMb ' daclalon th* town kMM about lIS.MO In la»»a and In t*r»it. , -.";;»':'; Soundlnff* lor a »•*• Bridge NBW YORK, March ll.—Hweeney A dray, of Long Island City, who have a contract for <!nlnir •". are taking soundings along tha Manhat tan and I-m>« Island shore* for thr ■ proposed brldga across th* Raat riv , er between Manhattan and Long lal and City. Th» Indications are,that I th* authorlll»s Intend Ignoring th* Illnckwrllii Island croastng. Kor a 1 week th« contractors; hay.- been at work making *oun'llii«a at th* foot Nlnetlath . street, Manhattan. A brldga from there would rrnss stoat ) midway between UM north end of niackwell's Island and the south end of Ward's Island, going almost di rectly over Flood rock. Hell clal* I* just north of Ih" Astoria ferry. Othvr ».iin']lnit« ar« to be made at the foot of Klfhtlrth street, Man- lan. In ord«r to ascertain where, tha best foundations can ba found. The recently purchased tract of land In Astoria bought by John !> Crlm mlna I* about thr«w-guart«m of a ) mil* /mm th» point I where the mundlnga for th* bridge ar* to be taken on ih* Astoria shor*. Baby Weight Two Pounds. A I-pound baby was born last Fri day morning I" tha.wlfa of Henry J. Hart". of Ml* Blghth avenue, who la employed In th* offices of Ihe . Manhattan Eitvaled railway. At I first II waa thought that th* liny Infant could not live, *•> feebly did 111.- spark of life flutter In th. llttl* body, and Dr. Thomas F. Mrflulre, th* attending, physician, .leave ihh entlr* attanllonto Ih« mother. The parents wished ,to hay* the' child ! baptised ao Mra.'J. ollvar. the nuraa baptised him Oeorg* and placed the supposed 'lead body on a bed. Half an hour later the. nurse looked at the TIIIC BXATTLE sr\n. baby, WhoM lr|t air nn larfer than her Index tliicn, and w* »l«n* Of I If*. ■he ami ll>.- itorlor Hun went In : «i'l 111 . ill In -I \n aavn 111.- Illlli f.-Ui.u lie was »iiiii|""l In fi>iinn «■>"! II ml flared In ■ Wuodsll bOS, with bad of hot v.,ii.-i alraut ii 1.. ■ ivi- warmth Small portion*: of milk were idminli i nn<t a»on '•• .MX" t" khii la thrive: in murh »■'. Indeed, that he kept Hi- r.iinllv iiwuk- nn.at lOf i In- Hint ulrlii with Ilia i-rylntc. Iv Hnin la) Hi. ■ iii had miin. •! lii ntniiKiti The d'Hlnr Hi.ii Mid that he th.HiMlii <lciir_« liuil a fair 1...in - of llv liik and auu«. ■ ft Mr. In 11.. Hi.ll lin tin t.ih. ii tn Ili-lli-viii' ho* lnl.il «liiir he could I"- |ilii«vl In an Incubator. Vit.ln-.luy iift.-moiiii Mr. llartro preparnd fnr the Journey In IMIe- Ml.- II- 1...1, mi ordinary UtChaL 11l "hi. Ii 111.- imiii had mndo a !>•■ I .if it.ii.ii. i . i .iba and cotton wtml, and th* li.iliv ntN i>uui;ly lttrk"<l away In tha rotton wmtl. llarirn went ilimn town on "i- Mimli nv-> --inn elevated, keeping Ih* llda of i in a-tcbel allchlly open ao a* tv H'lliilt air. Kvrrylhlm went well until h* boarded a Twenty-elnhth strtnt <-nia« tnwn surface oat at Hutli ave nue. The father placed th* imti-hil . ,• i.. • i •till km pint ih.' IMS i.|..1l Tll« Jo! tins; of th« ■"r n«tKii>..l lh- I. ili), * lnt Ik k.-«h to rry lustily. The wuMii-n passenger* l""Ki-1 ni«t at llnilni mil il«-n «t Hi. sal li-i. ■ Hotly i iittli'l. «i|>'ii > ri! ly, mt what ifn y In- tr< Th« • iihir Ml em- I..urn»«rl. but rnrliiintii-ty iir"t«» soon foil asleep u*-tin . Mar! •,. dollvrrnl the baby safe an ' sound to the hiiaiilfal authorities vi. I (Irarit. waa plitrr-1 In the Mariuand pavilion.—New York Run. Th« Wive of Prosperity. AMI \NV. Mir. 11.—Ill-port* Te> .Mvr.| from MMa I'urt^ry llia|>e< fur ii"l.eary from hip ttrnutlra. rU-mly In-11l that the. war* of prosperity and Improvement In trade •••■minimi* In this state I* Mill m-vlng slunk Steadily ,m.I vt-ry aatlufnrlorlly. Th» t.|»irl y.-.ir ef th« ili i»*r tm.'ttt lo- | gins on I'wmUT 1, and fir Ihr month* "'■ (>*r«mb*r, "■■ mil Jan uary and February, I-1. •_*• . ,1. i.i»-l i.> the Innperttif* nhuw a total of MOO ln*|~. ll.na made by them. I of ihi* number J7J **r* ■•"" la '"• »<■<• nroia In |.u«in«a*. anit l'« MN i.1.l nrma who bad mumed business. It Iran found that 111) firms In crease*) Ih* number tf their* r*n- I pleyes. The total in-i >■«.*.• of em ployes, fr.n . all . au»m. la U.K.! On ly IT firm* «r- ia>t>»rlw| as work IKK overtime, and fit working double tlm». Tl>« extra hours of labor *.»fkr-1 were !!.:?•. Haw Jersey Corporation*. TUBNTON. N. J.. Mac h I Th« rollawlnc eatnp«u>l«a »*rr Incnrpor •t«d h»r« l.lii t*ark Maal <«m --l«ny. •«|.it«i atnrk, lia/»«i'••», farm .l la ai'iuic the |.l»t\i •>' t'ark Hr..» A «'■■ I.imil. 1 of I'illnl'v-ar. and to manufarlur* Iron an.l *t**L ■ lncor> poralora—nworc* I ■ llalleck, of | ruinfirM: I'ark ■ It'll ClaUfM C lUmacy, llrrt.>rri I. (Irltta and 0 m Piir—. alt of tUw York. Th« •tork I* fully paid in- and Mr lla.ll- Nk • tin all but four ghtnra. Amrri. an llrli k rompanr. rapltal atork "•'■••>. of *Mek »«.<)no.Mi« la : i—r <<tH n..n < »mul»i!>» pro f^rr^-.l In. -i '■' • - Oaklclxh Th»rn». of Mill r«r»..k. K<l«ar.| Thorn*, of lUbylon: Itavmnnd C. Knot rr«<l W. Haun.iT* Charlcx llanaoL of .w«* Ynrk: M««H Mom of lr\ln«l.<n and John M FVrrltk of 1U try lon. rnii»-i »int»« Xin 11rtr romf-tny. «t N-w J»r*vjr. to control »lnnrtc lijrhl. hral and t»>«rr romcanlr* In Kxwx. Hudson. I'atutr, ilercvn *n<t olh«r r<nintlr«. capital »tock, RO.enO.OOO. , Incorporator*-Krank M Htlllman of Haavay, Thnma* J. O«Ktr»t of New ark ml William 1. D*vla of llarrl son Schoolboy View of Poetry. A letter tram » M l.ii' <« school («•>• In KmanueJ <l.lb»i has br*tt .il»...vrre.l by a contributor to th» t'adagnetsche l«rf..riiil'Utt-r among th* posthumous paper* of th* po*l: ••Tou ar« on» of th» short poets. ' nlHmnl ii. • • Olelwl. BchJller l» I about th- longest of th* 'i«»-i«. but happily he In only learned by the first •■■•■• However It la quit* enough hardahlii m l«-arn your Imiim, Klrht •'')" ait" »■• were j given >"ur "in •J'ruhllngshofT- j nunc' I" tram Dm of M have j l»»n put down In th* rlsss for Ml bring «w» In say II without a ml slake, and two of v* have a flogging •*■> auw they roul<l »a> very 11111 <•( It. \V«- tn«i, M|wm«l llerr «1 li bel, that you did not think of such thine* »h<n you wrnt* that pntm: II- ■■- S. (in r •>>• II I* « very beau* llful Mil but Ihi-rr «tf an many \rt>- beautiful |»»ma. an.l «■ arr i.l.llir'-l to learn them. Therefore, w* beg and •lit" »t >'"i. esteemed llrrr <;<>li«-l. to mak« no mom beau tiful (KMma. And. In make It worse. w* bar* to l'«rn thr blnitraprly of rvrry poet, whut y<-nr ho was born In and what v,«r h« Ml I In., vv. wrlla to you MMM you ar» th* only po»t that la mill allvr. and we wish you a very limit llf». Struck by Lightning. HIVH!UIBAT», i. 1.. Mara) 5.— f.lithti.lnir partly .1.m..11»h.-.| a dou blr hou»> In thin Village >wiiiiil"i| by Mm Until, r ami "'l■irrin-.- llunra during the ralnatorm y<-«t^rilny Th* llrliliiliik i-nt.i..l at lh<- rhlmnry ■ nil •tuiH-r"'! the walla of the IMWM a* It rotiraed Ml Mi made It* exit from th* kitchen. No on* waa In- Jut.-I. but th* Inmatea wer* badly frlchtened i\n<l Mi! from Ihe houae Into the rain. Universal Peace Hop**. |l«»Wn>N. Mar. h 15.—At a . mnaa mrrtlnic In Trnnoni trrnple tmlay, In the Intrrvat of arbitration, IK ward l.\> r. n Half waa the prlnrlpnl BjMakaf He .ii.r.-.i that the ron f. i.i,.-- propoiwd by the C«or would meet ju«t as FUrely UK the world wrnt round. For Hi.. first time In the Nineteenth rontury a body at -•>■. men would MM* Inirrlher to con alder questions of I" 'i'""iiil pente, he said., and ■ showed the poaHl lilllty of universal paaei niimiiK tin tlona by referrlnit to 'ii.- exnmpln of the. ITnlted Htatps. Kara there nre 45 Independent flatea which ratal all their dtaMitM to one permanent tri bunal, which decides between them on nil disturbing 'iiiesllnna I hut may arise, and what la paaalMa tot the states of the United Ptataa Is [ids miiir for the status of luiMp.-. he ndded. Lightning on a Bell Rope. PLYMOUTH. Mnaa., March IS.— Wllllnm ii Koala was Hum) by ■ KliltlltiK ynterday, the current paaislnx down the I" I' i"l"- nt the r.,11,-1 iiimul church while he «mh i ringing- It. " ,' "FIT 7" IS ii JOKER _________ He Called on Mayor Harrison. i;iu:s A mv'cOOD rOI.YTEILS Ha Tails th* Mi,ut In Hi* Coming Political right ta Consult SHsr. CKtOAOO, March IS.—Mayor far ter 11. it hi i .ii and <"hi»inH""> Hob ri|<»tlliltintia r!a«i.r.| hall.la yester day m ih.. mayor* (Ac* and wished • mil other (nod lurk In Ihalr ap proaching D.nts. Th* call was a friendly one on th* part "' Pitxslm* iimn*. who desired to chat with th* mayor, and th* latter wa* not un willing tn talk to th* champion, as li- Is ■ treat lovtr of boning', al : though h* would not think of allow lag I'll' fights such as th* IHixalm tiiiina Ji-ffrlm bout will b* to lake pl«e* In this city* | ni*almm<in» thought It tut big ].>kr when he wished the mayor gnnd luck In his ■ approaching neht, but •aid, hr did ,■ not • think It good (jueensberrir rule* I" meet two men at on* flint-. H* a.l\i»r.| Mayor HarrUon to appeal to (leorgo Hilrr for a division. I mil said It looked ' m tnui h Ilk" a."battle royal" for him lo hay* two opponents. I Mayor Mania.m lack th« sallies good na- I lur*dly: and complimented th* champion upon bit healthy appear ance. '-■' J ■■ Convict to Itictur*). AnCt)!_A, 111., March 11 William Day, who wa« released from the Chester penlttntlary after serving a ■•nun** of twenty years, arrived In this city tonight ll* •■« sentenced when II years old. from Taylnrvllla, j 111 . In 11?:. for Ufa for the murder ■of a woman. ll* cUlma la hay« no 1 r*collrctk>n'of th* murd»r. ll* la i r«i>«ritis « »»rtr» of lrriur-« on (•rloon life -- Riotous Colored Soldiers. eiIATTANOOaA,IVn«i.. March II Th» Kl«hth fnltnl •l«taa volun tr*m. eolor*d. i Col.' llu«r1n» . w»r* movttrrd out today at <'hl<kamau«a I «rk A' th* troop train wan pullln* I out for Hi. I»nul« IhU kftFrnoon th* /".|.|irr. iM-iian to thnot ihHr pi.iola W. W. ll.kin. car ln»p*<«or of the North Carolina ami «• Urala road, was abot In tb« l*( by a (tray »>ul- M ," ' -'- - ./>■ _• A Frf«/inq out" ProeM« Th« activity In ropprr In the far w«K haa hail a peculiar lnfl«i»m» on Montana l*«l*lallon. An act haa re e»ntly b*»n r>aa»«"l «r»r th* ■»<•>•• or*( v«ln in that *latr by which th* ««wn of i»o.ihlM» of th* at oft In a corporation ran romi»l th» other i third to irtva up lh»lr holdlnra at in at>pral»*d valuation, or «t»i>i »tork In anothrr rorporallon Thla l» In im.l'l to mak* lar»» rwmblnallon* . «alrr la erbanlt*. and It ha« apwlal r*ftr«nc* to th« «r<oratlona of th* copper producer*. Thl« la ralh*r dra»tle lr»atmt»t of Ih* rtehla of a minority, and la a,kln<! of Iraialatlna that would hardly h« po*»lbl» In on* of the Kailtrn at«t»a. but In Mon tana. wh»n th*y,do not find law to carry out lh»>r ,■ roloaaal. ach*mea, they «n ahead and mak* It. i Cion«r«tßd, but Roarrostod NBW TOKK, March It —«"oroa*T Zuc«aand a Jury WJ an lncm»ai >.-«i»rda» In th* caa* of Kutrn* i-h«mr~rUln th* watchman In th» Erie railroad frelirtit yar.i» at ll*th .•ir»»t anl lh« lUr'rm rlvrr. «ho ■lied on February » In th# llarli-m hovpllal of a fraeturrd »kull. Th* Jury found a v»rdl«-l that Chamber laln'a d»a(h waa cau»*d by a com pnund fracture of the akull. "rauavd l.v a hatchet thrown by William ll<-lrnon nhllr akvlarkniß. with no Intent to kill." Aa th* Jury ' exonerated ll'frdon from blame • Corontr laooa nla chanrnl him. but hr waa Immedia tely re-arre»led en a warrant from tha dlitrtct attorney'a omc*. A Swindler in Court. NXrVV.TOrtK. March IS.—lllrsrh Koppleman. th* man who *»» ar retted recently in Chicago while en gaged In a swindling game, and who had been Indicted her* with Haul Jacoba for working a gold dust swindle her* In 117. was arraigned yesterday In th* general sessions to plead to thr Indictment. Kopplemsn had mac* a confession In Chicago in the effect that he *** guilty.and that Jacobs waa Innocent. Jacobs Is In Hlnir Blng. having been con victed of the crime. Annie Jamba, the daughter of the man In Bin* Hln«. who him been at work for a year to have her father releaaod. rreaented ,to DUtrlrt At- lull!) Oardlner the ronfv»»lon «l- »i-,1 to have been made by Kopple mi Ycalerdajr when the <-n«« wan raited In court Koppleman had a lawyer preatnt and pleartml not a-ullty to the eharce acalnnt him. Hl* nir wan adjourned until Fri day. Amilatant DlMrlct Attorney Mr <*lk||«ihl. who proaeeuted -nil*, paid that hr believed both mm were irulliv of the *old dual anlndle. Kopploman, he Mid. trouM probably retract hip r.inf«aalnn. ami for thin r*MM the |«>ll<- offlrlala of Ohlrniro, to whom K"|i|>l>-m»n mnrle the rnn frsalon, would be hrnurht on IMM lr. iiKilfv «iraln«t Kopplrmnn. Partitioning of China. WABIIINaTON. Man h 18. —Th» mwn rnlilnl from t/>n>lnn that a hr- Ili-f cYliti that the United Slate-* will havn anmtthlnff to any In llir matter It China la to >«■ partition^ nit lh« l"»ll* V of "•I'lni-f" Of Infill* inn" InatlKurated, «tlrn,rled atten tion itmon« m-niitora who wan at thn ejipltol to<lay. T-h« only mem ber* of the forel«n n-latlona com mittee "i the rnpltol were Scn.iiorn I'l 1 | and Cullom. They take ..(.|.., ill ■ view*. "II China In to I'" divided -p be, tween the nation* of the earth,' said ' - Mr. rryi>. "I think the I nil.'l Btatea •hiulil havi* her ahar*. \\> have Urite hudneaw Inleroata ther« ntvl ouchUto I"- iniiT>-aii i In rnlarclnt; l our marketa wherever |...M«<ll.!. I do not Imacino anythlnic of thin *eit will ha|.|.<-n however, ■■■ w« have ton many llmM anil • »|.an«li>nl«l« In ronsrraa." "I har.llv ihink II »!«.- ' r ilia Ki.vimm. in lo . |.l. i Into till ■I" In CMlt," aal'l Mi <' < 111 -•' ■ ii'. w hair itiioul hh I'mi' i< •' .ii. nd to Wlit-ii m<- hn\< Ih- man. in no KioaxiiiK nur nil. nil'.n Ml ■ml II la tint ••iioiifli I ■< "- I ' filk • 1...i1l koliik on to tile ...nllii.nl ' r Aala of UOUfM »'• MM nol I*l • o o|,|.i,i i null > »ll|i |.i liKii.am- .'" tiailr, t.ui thin ran !»•• dona nil! our naxiiniliiK any ifa|M.ii«llnlllli« In . I :, [i » |l|| II I a««Tn»ni nf any innilon i.r Hi. CWn •a* tinplrr " A Profitable Cuitomer. A ilrnnii i dropped Into on» of lln Wiu»l»ni't nvifnw (rnm-ri™ th« other fUy anil Inquired of Hi- rl«rk If ha hurt any nut*. Thf clerk an ■wan i In Iha affirmative. •What kind do you wantT" '"■ MM I l n I know Juki MMM them <>\»r In mf. will vrai*" "Wall. w« have hickory null la-rim. !•«•< li walnut*. almond*. iH-iiiiiitn." and hi- rattled off » num -1,. , of other varlrtl*a, but tin ■ trailer ahook hla heart. "Kllberta," *u««e»te<l the clerk. ••No. aomtthlnc Ilk* that, '"" not filbert*." "HuttrrnutaT" Ttto *tranc*r »mllc<l. "Th«t'« 11. thank you." ••How many do you want?", a*k*d th- rlt-rk. "I don't want any. I'v* b*»n try- Inn to think of th» name of thai .tr»»l for an hour, anil thought that would ho • irnod •> hi-mr to hHp in' out. I want to tret to Huttcrnut atr*«t. What car do I tak«T"— PMM lb« Detroit Tribune II Canlna Disturber. NI3W YOIIK. March U.—There In a rate In th* navy yard In Hr.».kl>n that all a»ray <!<•»• mum If klll.-it. and Watchman Connolly ha* In th* paal b*«n abl* to cop* with th* <i«sl* that hair* wandered .Into' t?ncl* Ham* territory. Shortly after th* fir* In lh» (team <-n«lii-«Tln« build in* a ■]"« **■ »**n amons th* rufn». Watchman Connolly ha» bm*n a«-k- In* for him »lnc* without TlOCni Bach day mm pi ulnta ar* mad« to rommodor* Philip that th» bowl* of th« dn« make life mlarrahlo for th» rmldrnta of th* yard. On» nlcht h.- I* h^nril n»ar th* rwlvlne (hip V*r ni.nl. an.l howls »o that th* a«ll.ir». who arc ■up«ralltlou*. have a pr» •rnlltnrnt that •■■ni«-thln« arrlnua I* to hapt>*n. Th« n»it nl«ht ho k«i* the mmm«lon>'i family awak- On Hunilay night hr waa In th* lota In •h- rt-ar of th* marln* barrack*, and t Col. ■ Huntlncton •:r<-n»<>u»ly '..t.)r*-i».l to th« nulaano* Watch man Connolly, who baa a word of s tnvlnc ktllrd ITS doc*, aald U«l ' nlitht that h» would patrol th* yard all tilrht with hi* munkrt. and he frit rartaln that th* do« would not b* ally* thla mornlnc Lift In New Orleans Th» question that confront* the Creol* today." wrltM " llarrydel* Hullmark of •octal llf* In New Or- Irani In th* March Ladlen" Horn* Journal. Is. "Will th* money of th* Amrrtran* rule the city . socially In the beginning of the. twentieth een- i turyT While money rules less . In New Oilnni than In any other rlty of Its »t»- In th* United Rtatea. still a "Main amount la absolutely ne- ; eestary for a person to keep up th« | eittrtor of a gentleman's position. ■ Tet people of rood famllj and very limited means do hold the best mo cial position* because they have learned to give up th* chaff and spend their money on ; the wheat Again, people of no Influence, aa New Orleans counts It. but who have plenty of money, tact and social qualifications.' ran obtain and have obtained food standing. Dlood and money together are. rood: money and refinement are. not a specially favored condition, as are the two others, for storming Mew Orleans society, but any of the three quail- I. «ll>n» alone would have a hard time of It. Narrowing It down. It i remains that money alone cannot enter New Orleans society today; re -1 finement alone cannot, but blood well. It haa held and does hold th. I. ■»'] The, atmosphere of New Or leans society, as this century draws to a close, la conspicuously Parisian In manner, ardently American I n loyally to the old flag, wnrm-heart r 1 to the visitor, reserved In Its In ner life, pleasure-lovmg and child like In Its gayely. 11 offers to one. In Its social as well as Its physical life, the heart of a ripe, red pome ! granate. He who tastes never for gets the charm. He never forgets th. red-roofed houses, the chimes of the cathedral bell*, the entresol where live* la Hell* Creole, the folk songs on a guitar, the melodious swing of Kroni'h voices nor the dark, luxuri ous beauty of the women. Fire in a Tenement- NEW YOItK. Marrh 18 An over hrnlr.l stove In William Oerhnrrit'a icrocery at Jit VSinl Wity-thlrd street . caused an outbreak of fire y.Klfrl.iy morning that sent the six teen fnmlll.o In the; tenement flylnif 1,, the roof. The firemen curried'out the stove Mid put the fire out with a pull of water.' A fire In Michael Cooper* wrapper factory, at 1»-Ml Hprlnic street, caused 110,000 d&maee. The wiiter dlii mom of II An elec tric wire «■ ( the building on fire. We Want The Men«. Who admire a real swell and rich-looking TOP COAT To stop in a\ the store and sum up our collection. This 'store is the only one making a specialty of HIGH ART TOP COATS J. REDELSHEIMER & GO. Beat and Biggsat In thto State. ;•"::, NMH First Avc, Cor. Colombia, READY FOR SKI! VICE All Warships in Commission. mjiber of m ivstinciEXT With Only • Small Appropriation th« Navy Oapartmant Will £ Worm Along. "WAHIUNOTON, March 1". Vi more warahlpa will be |.|n<r.i out of rommlaalon "ii account of ths r*> <linHoti of Hi.- •niutt-il atrenrth At 11.. navy to IT.'iOO (run Till" iium b«r will be mini Ii hi to man all ahlpa Don In rommlnalon. Th« *nllat«4 ■ • !r> nirlh of lli • navy now conaltta of ,wi rri<-n but iilmiui 2200 of th**« will In- .ll.< h«rj(i-il Iwillatalir aa | thu-lr tertna of a«rvlce h»v# *xplr*d.H Th* naval appropriation bill pro vide* for four yarn Inatead of thrt* ymra rnllnt>n»iit. '*■ hrrrtofor*, and I the fnllnlmrnt of th« nary df-partmrnt fear that tht* will make recruttln* very alow work. They an- , lIdMU« dimculty In rcttlntr aulunblati m. to ink*- the plß< <» of tboao to bo |||M||II|HL • " Tax on Croton Water. NEW fiiltK. March If. - In a r»- | r«nt report tn lbs mayor William • I>»Kon, romml«slonr-r of th« »«l<-r supply, call* attention tm if"- cr«at I wul« of water In M«(that<an and the Ilronx, and say* that If It I* not, I ch«ck*d th* combined rpsourcra of tit* Croton. limn* and Hyram rlr*r* I will I* rt>iKii*i"l In ft** yeara. lie I recommend* that «-«iit u»i«i be put In i?*nermlly and that a chare* of ten ernta a hundred callon* ton i mad*. Tbl* *y«t<m. n* believe*. - would : roduc* tha consumption of water itrt-mlly. MINING NEWS. Th* Monarrh 'arold mining arroup, 'located nln<> mllea w*at of It*publl<% haa br*n Incorporated.' Th* tunn#l In now In 4*5 fret,* and Superintend* •■nt Htalirht ha* let an additional <-on tract of M feet, which he think* will cut th* Monarch vein. So. non aa th» mow dlaappcara a form of mm «in b* art to.work *y>i>matl'<ally to jto»i»f t th* *urfac« of tha thrr« parallel l*dcn, »h.<h run In* length of th* claim*, and to <1«ll» th* t--t po'nts for permanent i work - Th» If linn «vi- rcm-irksbto Hi Ith on th« •urfac* and aaaaya from II to IS ** H*r*art*r th* work will b« rontln. ou». ■ -.'-■'.'..■ i<: . Condderabl* attention I* belnK at. traeted to Myers Creek camp, on thf ; reservation, about thirty-five mllei northwest of Republic. The Crystal . nut Is the principal claim being worked In the ramp. Sinking on th* ledge Is In progress and It will »v --erag* about twenty-four Inches, and, > It Is claimed, will give average as aaya of fltO. It la considered th« I richest claim In the camp. The In j ellne shaft Is now down M feet. So far. the , principal work ha* been done by tunnel Some long tunnels hare been run. hut these did not get much below the gnus roots. Th« camp will resolve Itself Into « shaft proposition hereafter. While tbera are some wide and extensive work done. there has not been aa rapid progress made for the past few days as at first, owing to th* fact that It became nece«sary to lay new track and ballast It for permanent uic. It Wat a Dream. When !a»t 1 strolled the*» way« with Orsce ! We chatted of a country place And light expenses; ! A cottage framed In flower beds. I Yard trees of Or—with dose-cropped heads " —And rustle fences. Then love was ever to be kln« And all the dayn with wine *hnul<l rims. An<l we would sine them; Or I might play tin- niiilc ><iuln And read the oliissli* by the fire— 4£lu<k wooM bring thtm. A market gardener keens the rot. And l>i-et» adorn the gunl.n »i»it— Ho much for fancies! (Srare wedded unnip two years ago A millionaire she chanced to know ■; Ilia circumstances! Cbtoace Kerora. Found De»d in His Ceil. MM TOME. March IS.—Hcnnett Kmniter. 29 year* old, of 641 Four teenth •trept. vu arrested on Klr«t avemia and Twenty-third street on Hiuiiluy nlKht for Intoxication unit lockeii up In the K««t Tw<Tity oiiil Mm ' atatlon. Whin the door man went to Kftlniter'* cell yester day momlnir he found the man lying on hl« face. dead. Deputy Coroner Ponlln, found that alcoholism «na the cause of death.