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AM^AjSSADORS AND MINISTERS AT THE CAPITAL. Various KoprrsentatUM from Kntffrtatu at Washington— s » 11 Panleefuls Dor* the Honors -* the « ,'biÿasr Functions. ftfunhUigton Correspondence.) ■L -TC? OW THAT So ciety at the capital has folded lbs wings and Its best dresses, put away j Its periwigs and palpt pots and come soberly down to a diet of reflec tion. the legation people v/lU lose somewhat In prom inence. Many of to ci -oler thenf frill lake a vacation climes Muring Ute hot, summer coming Widerlinge, whole air of Impor «Sill expand In proportion ua their and standing diminishes, wfflf otatrt 4B 1 ' eft to hold the diplomatic fort. 1 la auic b- go for an outing is n 1'autuefote. Uwj English am _• He I» a genial, cozy gentle Sir Julian, bright us a <|lu -Kington likes Mm lie |m ported listen t olf. and (.'(instructed for Wqgh gulf dub. CoroptrollerTJc««!* w»# ec- äenly seized and made a mem ber sjjpiv golf club; albeit he avers that 'S^^Hry thaï he caused to t-e erected with a green collar Wherein ^■m. golf was a rank roorback |A||! Julian pi«)» suit or Uiivii tetiniwbi is followed about by a lackey fw»u* 5 e* (lungs up fur him. Any ilitng. (rum (he ball to Sir Uct» Sails to the ground dur regress of the game Is picked Ju SI 4R è 5? v V m ■,âm ■ l.N'oll DE MEN DONC A Up Drjvlhe faithful domestl-î. rid«* •»< k over the (rail «<f lh* late MWlai«-a»n» C»e pqi«a lh»'. a great deal *r erJfrrfainins 1 « den* by (h* more img<'!|. Ui legations 'n this respect. ■^^B(l»b vmhasay asaumM now, and iially taken the ;>rinci».al part. A inihengu «Ir Julian received from Victoria a \ery Korgeoua ih'rvH'e (1 «liver, which Included iwclve plates, providing (or the largest )' filmier. This set *m Il*e1 fir It time at a repast given ibis last in honor of the fiiplomail; corps ih- vnblnei ■wsre Invited. Fir As one S lM ■ ihr |is a simple and unostentatious K ory h'»|dt«h!e He entertains »ndsotnely. and at hi* dlnneis 1 always a sparkling o' young *, of whom he Is very fond. |pir tl*h umhgsssdor give« '.wo *>r Bail* evtfj grasoh-qi»» of them ^^J|'i<c'ii , < birthday. In Vla\ at the jembaaay is in all e**.<nilal ^^^^"Ike a ball given at the | > rleh mat; There I* an ase.rt $M|nr dipbnnnt*. high »m«l us of the gqvrtiatnent. and (>e<H)|e In »iKjUty at large During lh« season. «Ir Julian's young (laughters, on« of whom made her dgtmf a few months ago. gave er Iwo dances for th« young people. The t'ltssy has a kitchen like that ef * J>t*Ä anci tfie alb.* ano« made to Sir Jjaiilb by the lirltlsli government Is Oser OOi Old Washingtonians re metnlfrr when the llrlllsh legation urns MB In the large brown stone hour)* MSI k the Arlington, on l«ifay«tt# H-fv 11 Whs that Bulwvr, 1 of the fa mon 4 no\ .hat. wh d the famous t'laylon-Hulwor liveil while he was minister. Ml* ry was Owen M-redlth. the late A'tton, In the library of thl* "Luclhj** was r at the legation In lho*a day* ■ Ifh. ns It wag afterward during mnH^^^friiini* of Izord Lyons, who wus |s for his cllnn.-r» It s aboil! Unit I that worm-eaten Story Of Henri |> her- again lie whs an attach« I British legation In the old days, free« dingly flippant. One day he Ith* office apartment« of th« em I A mnn with a vigorous and kilned air cum« In: one' of those I who seem to toll you with «very Ri o you musti't try any evasions M j f ' Lo*T P rltten. Enter*. S' 9 -9 N B k... .9 if^,#9 9 j ' É ; HP fir & M. PATENOTRE. ks with them, because they ar« ly aware of your curves and you 'em. ,,rl, lsh minister In 7" naked , ' 1 ' i tfr'Ulve man. ''"J iH not," feplb-fl Enbottchere. "ÇIW he Isn't?" snorted the positive i>utn,*whlU it look Of suspicions defi Inc« 8ame Into, hie «yes. "Well, i ll W „ *'° oofiifes. „ , 'Y" ln ' y " ,ft,d I<ahimoh*re airily; L'ifî'Â-" hell! ® for „nom half an hour, HSffel®'*' ,,r,| h"nlng on the window nnd hl " eyes on the scenery across IK "fe i- • i Ln the way. Finally the positive man got j weary. "How long will It be until the min ister returns?" he asked. "About three months.'' replied La bouchere, still with the btrd-llke air. "He sailed for Kngland yesterday." The French legation as a social cen ter Is a hot favorite with the swell set. Mme. Patenotre Is a Philadelphia girl, American clear through, and that goes a long way In accounting for It. Mr. Patenotre Is a very handsome and dis tinguish ed-looking man of about 45 years. Like his predecessor, Roustan. he carne here from Algiers. Algiers Is one of the most Important of French missions, owing to the large Interest of France In northern Africa. At the same time It Involves a great deal of very difficult work, owing to the rascal ly character of the Algerian govern ment. Pierre Loti, not long ugo elected a member of the French academy, has dedicated to Patenotre his book, en titled "Into Morocco." Palenotre's por trait appears ns the frontispiece. Notwithstanding the beef and pig war now raging between Germany and America, the former's legation has a high social fame at the capital. Osr many'a first ambassador to the United «tâtes Is Karon von Baurma. His of ficial establishment Is a handsome house ! on Massachusetts avenue. It Is of brick and belongs to the German govern ment. Tin- baron gives a ball or two j H every year, and always celebrates the birthday of Emperor William. He h"» | one daughter—a prlncess-who Is a favorite in society. To the halls all of- j netal and wclal Washington I» In vit» e.i There Is no special exclusiveness la j Society. *1 he predecessor of Iïsron von j Baurtna wus Count Areo-Valley. He w «» a bachelor, and famous as a giver of dinners, at which his sister did the ! honors. He was fond of music, »"<1 ! himself sang very well There are only four real live ambassadors heia-, the rest of the diplomatic board being min tsiers. Italy has an ambassador. Baron Kavs. He was for mauy years minis ter, and w as here so long he became the dean of the diplomatic corps; an honor he lost to Romero, the Mexican minister, when Italy recall«! him to emphasize the New Orleans lynching». Fava gives an occasional little dinner. but does not plunge Congress has authorized an exchange of ambassadors between tb* United Btales and Russia, but up to date no advantage has been taken of the per mission. The esar is stilt repre sent «I In Washington by s minister. Prince Cantai-uzrne The legation oo t-UpleS a brown stone front house at the corner of Nineteenth and I streets The prince does not entertain this year because he ia in mourning for the late czar. De «trouve wbb the predecessor of the present minister. It wsa during the De Strove regime that Alexander G reget. secretary of the ltuealan lega tion. made such a splurge The Inheri tor of one of the largest fortunes of Europe he waa ambitious to give, and succeeded In giving, more whirlwind entertainments than anybody. He was a I at per chaser and vice-president of a hunting club. The blow-ouU after the hunts and the prize« conferred upon the winners were all paid for by him He hafi a dorwchy and iwo Ruasian aiatttons, which he drove on alternate days; als« a padded Russian roach man. In a blue woolen nightgown His successor, he who vu the present tegs tl«n secretary. Cl«g*d the late social era »on with his suicide Thl* «»for. lunate was the author of "A Voice From Russia." The legation I» Just now mute and dark enough The most important of the non-Euro pean legations at Washington Is that of Mexico It has always entertained ? r|>fi ft , t M' Wa É ' : : y\ ■ v\ wtlhouf M to Tn>eo"e C Thê present minister. Romero, waa the first oceu pant of the h«w legation built by the Mexican government, and entertains delightfully at dinner each winter. He is addicted to large balls. Next In Importance Is the legation of Brazil, which occupies a fine house built by the late Justice Stanley Mat* thews. It la a hrttdno.no structure of brick. The Brazilian minister. Do Men donra* gives » good many dinner jmr tle* find reception* during the sesson. The Argentine Republic hns a hand great social Chinese minister. some house, which wn* built by «tilson Hutchins. The minister. Zeballos, gives many dinners. One of this seasons successes was the Th« Japan-Chill« war was raging and th« Chine** f*lt the w><1.tl n< c*ssli.v of going with the bridle Off. Whether It to Impress the Americans In a friendly way. or to drown their troubles certain It Is the Chinese never did cut such a swell as they did this winter. For the first lime In the history of Chinese diplomacy the wife of the min* visible to the naked eye, and took a hand In the giddy game. As neither the ambassador nor his wife understands English, on every social occasion—at dinner, reception, rout, or bull— an Interpreter stands at the el bow of rneh to pick them up when they get knocked down In the conversation, put In 11 word for them, sponge off their battered nml bleeding English and Send It up against the next corner. The Chi nes« ambassador Is » short, fat Asiatic, nml look* like some well-to-do beaver In the face. She Is taller and more beau tiful than he, wo* Ister was A« It Appeared. A bright young man on a content* porary wrote th» « certain youth was housed, nurt-lng the grip. I he blaok hearted little types earn» out to Inform the public that be was gripping th« nurse.' H nrtford Post. Kzlsi without Husband.. Bishop Potter's .laughters were all trained to do ill least one thing well. One girl became an expert pianist, an other Is nn artist, and a third has trained herself to the duties of seen 1 tnry. \\ T ()MKN OF ATLANTA. 1 is a ! LADIES WHO WILL SHINE AT THE EXPOSITION. Tbs Board of iMdy Manager» Bids Kafr to Rival the Famous Body of the World's Columbian Ks position—Home Portraits. (Atlanta Correspondence.) HILE the enter prise and energy of the men of Atlanta has been accorded I that large measure of praise they so which Justly merited In inaug urating the great Cotton states and International Ex position. the pro gressive and pa triotic work of the women of Atlanta can never be spoken of In terms higher than their labor and success deserve. At the first conception of the big pro ject they came forward and asked of the exposition directors that an appro priation be made for t lie woman's de partment, and the answer was that If they would raise $ 6.000 themselves the company would give them an appro prUUon of ,p J/KJ0 supplement their | efforts In getting up a utodltahle display Ulelr deparüBÄ They Rant to work j afu . r , h< . ot women, heart and KOU | an ,j of untiring diiiK^nea j an(J various money-making schemes j Ip,.y have raised the snug sum of !13. The director» promptly came for wafd wlth th „, r gio.oog. which gives the ! wo £, en * 23 , 9 «) |„ c a» h to begin With, ! wtKn the directors appointed five iadi-s j „ chairmen ,,t committees, Mrs. j.^ph Thompson was unanimously ** | | wt v,i as president, which responsible portion she has filled moat admirably, j , j ! : j i . j ] j ; * : : ; lafaction and gratification of all con cerned. It waa decided that the build ing could be erected at a cost of $15.000, but such ha* been the demand for space th«t the management bas been forced to Increase the size, which will necessl 2 ? % ' 1 W f . M MR« DR. WM FELTON, discharging all her duties «0 the sst I taie the expenditure of at least $. 10 . 000 . and then an annex will be required to accommodate the their interesting exhibit*. One of the most serious mistakes, however, that |,ns been made was in the dec ision of the board of lady managers to wlth draw their offers of cash prizes and to substitut« medal awards Instead which , has already brought forth numerous expression* of dissatisfaction on the : part of proposed exhibitors who do not feel Justified In going to the trouble and I «spent# of getting up fine exhibits of their handiwork with only the hope ot ! winning a medal as compensation for time and trouble. The offering of cash prizes would bring out some of the mosi unique exhibits ever displayed at any I exposition jn the line of products of the skill and Ingenuity, not only of cul tured women, bui of those Industrious housewives from «he "erttoker" element I so famous In Georgia tradition. There are a thousand and one things of that i sort that seem small In themselves, but of surpassing Interest to visitors from other sections who have been made fa ! miliar In song and story with the won ders of crarkerdom and the native In genuity of the women who fed and , Clothed the armies of the confederacy J ( or f,,ur years while environed by hos I tip. fleets and armies and shut out from exhlbltors and sll Intercommunion with the rest of the world. .... U 's Intended to construct the worn en's building on nn proof plan, so ns to protect the Invalu able laoes. Jewel* paintings and cost IV fabrics that will enter Into that »on derfully Interesting exhibit of woman's absolutely ttre . . , , ___ >P handiwork. It Is fortunate that these enterprising lady managers have not sufficient means at present to carry out th«* original design of offering ade duate and attractive prises euch a» to excite more competition among the of the state and bring out a women full display of the many things that would add SO largelytn the attractive* ness 0 % the great display, which will I i i . I 1 M-nj is ns ; « i f w * II if à Mît« DR HUGH HAGAN " ' be , interesting featurtii Joseph Thompson Is naturall) m0#t cou *p|eu<>us woman In the t J(l now she tins long been re j ( , 0 g„l«o.l as n noted belle and beauty. and a woman of sparkling wit and great ) tfto , she ts In person tall, auppje. wl*h , ctnt matlng brown eye* and golden b - l)wn | u ur. Resides poa»esslng many j^rzonal charms, she is wealthy and rea |q M half the yesr at Brook wood, 1 t))n beautiful suburban home of her husband, who Is on* of the foremost business men In the south. Rrookwood a flower farm, and an enehantingly romantle place on the Peachtree street road, where fine stock Is bred. During the winter Mrs. Thompson resides at the Kimball house, where she beautiful ' ' suite rooms. Her husband Is large stockholder In the Kimball. In no wise has the president of the woman's board disappointed anyone, for. although very young, she Is an un and •f ha* ttlHO usually good business manager, knows exactly how to adjust conditions for the good of her work Next in order Is Mrs- Hugh Hagan, wife of a very prominent physician of this city. She Is chairman of the ways and means committee, and has done some remarkably energetic work al ready In the intereat of the board. She Is a handsome woman, and belongs to one of Georgia's most Illustrious famil ies, being a niece of the late Genera! Thomas R. R. Cobb, and a first cousin of Mrs. Hoke Smith. Mrs. William H. Felton Is a woman known all over the United States for She her brains and accomplishments, la chairman of the execuUve committee. It remains with her to say that no oth er woman ln the south was ever Invited to a seat in the state senate with the president of the senate. «be has for years been foremost as a politician and writer of ability. Mrs J. K. Ohl Is chairman of the press committee. Her work will be to make pleasant headquarters for all visiting newspaper women who \ tslt the exposition, and to keep in touch with the writers on the great dailies. As ''Maud Andrews" Mrs. Ohl has been identified with the Atlanta Constitu tion or five or six years, and has afin* some excellent newspaper work. Per sonally she is attractive and Interest ing. Mrs; Loulie Gordon Is representative at-large. and Is on many of the com mittees. She is as well known at the north as In the south, and Is popular with the entire press and all of society. Mrs. William Hemphill 1» Hie wife of ex-Mayor Hemphill, «he is at the head of the professional woman s de partment, and will introduce to At lanta and her visitors all the brainy of the United States, who will women aaremble hore In congre«». Mr» A. B. Strel 1» secretary of the woman s board. She is the wife of a prominent financier, and was a noted belle a» Mie» Kitty Wad ley. She in fuse« much energy and Inspiration in her unselfish work and is one of the affable and pleasant women of most the board. Mrs. W. C. Lanier, the first vice-pres ident, U the wife of one of the wealthi est and most influential bankerB of West Point, Ga. She is a stirring, able and has already contributed much energy of thought and time to the great enterprise. The grounds for the exposition are situated In a most charming locality and are reached by a pleasant drive through the most fashionable streets of the city. The womans building will command a picturesque site and will be easy of access from the main en trances to the grounds. Mrs. Duncan Joy of St. Louis has been selected sub chairman of the fine aits, sculpture and loans. The women of New York are doing zome splendid work and will send more exhibits of Interest and beauty than any other state. The visit ing board Is made up of such well known women as Mrs. Grover Cleve land, chairman, and Mrs. Potter Palm Adlgi „• 45 - \ 7 • n ■ rr.tr. or. vice-chairman; Mrs. H. N. Higln botham. Lady Aberdeen. Mrs. m « ■A T ? ; : W f MRS. LOUIE GORDON. Stevenson. Mrs. Roger A. Pryor, Miss i Frances Willard and Mrs. FitJthugh 1 Lee. Mrs. Hoke Smith. Mrs. Rufus Hub Ica-k. Mrs. K. V. Howell. Mrs. Charles F. Crisp and Mrs. H. W Grady. The Daughters of the Revolution were Invited by the chairman of the congress to read patriotic papers on ! the 18th and 13th of October. Mrs. Fos ter. the president-general and board of . officers are to elect the speakers. Mrs. Jennie June Croly of New York ! is chairman to co-operate with the : chairman of congresses to elect read- 1 from the state of New York during ! the exposition. Notable women from the council of j women will be Invited. Lad) - Somerset, i Lady Aberdeen, Miss Willard and ot V J ers are to read papers on philanthropy, I industry, education and temperance, j Many celebrated and clever women, thoroughly In sympathy with any work helpful and Interesting to women will be invited to read papers. « rs The Newsboy Deeltned to Sell. A newsboy thought he wus being tried as to Ills honesty the other day. While standing at his usual place, says the New York Tribune, a gentleman stepped ui. to him. and, buying news papers for cents, offered a $5 bill In pay ment. The chav« took the bill and began ! to scrutinize his customer—or. as the little fellows put It, "size him up"— from top to bottom. After a long look he returned the money, and, taking back bis papers, the youngster severely criticised the man for offering him much money for something which costs only a few cents. The man went away grumbling. The boy afterward gave ' Ills opinion of the man in these Tew words; "That's one of dose duck* that wants to see If yes Is honest. I can tell them fellows the moment I see 'em. I never sell papers to such blokes," To extract a debt of $1,1 which was still owed on a safe by a Shenandoah merchant, the salesman changed the locks and refused to tell him the com blnntlon.— 1 The debt was Immediately Bringing a Debtor to Time. patd.—Philadelphia Record. IS A GOLDEN QUEEN. MRS. THEODORE HAVEMjPYER AND HER HOMES. Hb« Hpends Almost One Million Dollars a Year for Household Expense«—Hi Charitable Work — The Youngest Daughter. (New York Correspondence.) 1 MMENBE GLASS doors set In frames of bronze and cur tained with heavy dull green velvet, open, and you stand In a marble corridor, a garden of golden genesta and palms. A tong flight of marble steps, soft with crimson osr velvet, lead to Mrs. Theodore A. Havemeyer's drawing-room, seen through a wall of glass. She stands at its entrance, a tall, woman, commanding of figure, with a round, full face, rather pretty, and full of strength and character. Her glossy black hair Is parted in the middle, and falls in soft, rippling waves to the loosely colled knot at the back of her neck. Her full, white throat Is seen be tween frills of black lace. When she smiles ber black eyes look straight at you. She bids you a pleasant welcome. Perhaps gives you a gentle hand press, and you'pass in to the glittering gor geousness of Louis Quatorze and take your place beside those Invited to one v of her evenings with music. There Is gold everywhere—gilt and the traces of gold. The glass waits are framed in golden bronze. The tall, high-backed chairs, with their rococo frames of gilded carving, are covered with crimson and s-i y 1 . /-V •» MRS. HAVEMEYER. gold brocade. The gold Sedan cltaira, shelved with glass, contain art treas ures and dainty bibelots, worth their weight in gold, are scattered every where. There Is a glistening look to the assemblage, in broadcloth and satin. suggestive of gold. Even the music U burdened with this, or, at least as you listen to the strains of the Boston Sym phony orchestra and the vocal numbers of a well-known opera star, you realize the amount of gold the affair has cost, you hear gold, see gold and feel the power of gold. And you understand how It is that Mrs. Havemeyer helps her husband spend $500.090 a year. The music is over. The chatter begins. The guests sire'; among golden acacia blooms to the banquet hall, a splendid poom In early English style, done lr| old black carved oak. The sideboard glis tens With gold. Pearls are not dissolved to furnish costly cheer; golden cham pagne in goîà-rlmmed crystal answers, and choicest delic$^fes are served on gold. Vases of gola hold cloüi-of-goM roses at this golden feast of Gotham's gilded Mrs, Havemeyer talks. Every wor<3 Is worth listening to. every word is golden. Her conversation sparkles like burnished gold. Not at the expense. however, of that of her guests. This does not pale beside hers, like tinsel In the daylight; on the contrary, she has the happy faculty of drawing people out, of finding out their particular pet pieces of knowledge, and letting them display choicest samples of It in a way which puts them ln the best focus for their admiring neighbors, and on splen did terms with themselves. All this na turally constitutes Mrs. Havemeyer a rare hostess and a woman of delicate tact. And still it does not show her as she really is—a woman who. not withstanding a somewhat cold exterior, has a heart of purest gold. It is a very u a l V v 'M ... access!We heart to charity and strug *»«»« « cnlus - She does not parade her «" oJ wor ' u »< «'"1 although ln the list of lhos « donating money to hospitals and other Institutions. Mrs. Havemeyer's SHH R 3» / M ggi; 9f Or 1 while the role of hostess fits Mrs. Have Plays frequently. She is essentially a domestic woman, one wh.we horizon Is R 1 ? f V * ?/ *• f / / i GENEVIEVE HAVEMEYER. name Is generally on the same line with hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars, these only represent a small amount of the real good she does. Many artists and musicians have attained reputation through her generosity, and her private charities, of which even her family know nothing, are large beyond belief. Returning to her entertaining. meyer perfectly. It Is not one that she hounded by her home, or rather her four homes, us she has that number of establishments—her elegant residence at 244 Madison avenue, a country seat near Hempstead, Long Island, a farm at Malt Walt, N. J., and a summer villa at Newport. Her town house Is a large red brick one. dignified by a small strip of pawn, always planted with pansies and hydrangeas In the spring, and a circular driveway to a porte-cochere. which, like the high fence walling' the whole off from the street, la of wrought Iron. The house has square windows all over It at regular intervals, all cur tained alike with looped-baok white lace. The plainness of Its exterior Is atoned for by the richness of its fur nishing. The antique room Is especially beautiful and contains a rare collec tion of antiquities. Then there is a Chinese-roonj, rich with wonderful carvings and exquisite porcelains from the Flowery kingdom. The picture gallery contains some of the most not able works of art In this country, paint ing and statuary, and unlike most rooms of Its kind. Is comfortably fur nished with all the luxuries needed for the perfect enjoyment of the treasures. Mrs. Havemeyer has nine children, and to them and her husband she is abso lutely devoted. Two sons are still in college; the other two. Theodore A. Havemeyer, Jr., and Charles F. Have meyer, are married. The former mar ried Miss Katherine A. Sands, the lat ter Miss Camilla Morse. Charles Have meyer, or ■•Carly," as he is familiarly called, Is a thorough business man and of great assistance to his father in his MuiüINïU HiEra I®'Ml M E E CORNER IN CHINESE ROOM, vast sugar refinery business, daughters; four are happily married; one has not yet appeared ln society. In dress Mrs. Havemeyer is exceedingly quiet. Her tastes are refined and ar tistic and never obtrusive. Genevieve Havemeyer. the unmarried daughter is a llthsome. dark-eyed, wavyhaired beauty of 17. She Is at present ln Europe, the inmate of a French convent, the same one from which Anna Gould emerged to become the Countess de Castel lane. But It is not likely that Miss Havemeyer will follow in the footsteps of Miss Gould. When ln America last year she took occasion to say to some friends that she abhorred anything European, especially the silly sprigs of decaying nobility. From this It was Inferred that she already had received an offer of marriage from that source and that she discouraged it in no uncertain manner. She Is worth $5,000,000 in her own right now. and by the never failing laws of interest this amount will be vastly Increased by the time she attains a legal age. Five TOMB OF A GREAT ACTOR. Host lag rise* of Georgs Cooks 1« Again Falling Inta Decay. The tomb of George Frederick Cooke, the English actor, whose remains are burled ln St. Paul's churchyard, Broadway and Fulton street. Is again falling Into decay, erected In 1821, nine years after Cooke's burial, by Edmund Kean of the Thea ter Royal. Drury Lane, raent, which stands under the shade of a wide-spreading horse-chestnut tree, near the center of the churchyard, Is a short shaft of white marble, sur mounted by an urn and torch. Each of the four sides of the shaft bears an Inscription, three of which have been placed at later dates by the gen erous hands of distinguished actors One, in 154«, by Charles Kean; another, in 1 * 74 , by Edward A. Sothem, and the last by Edwin Booth In 1$». The tomb stone, now feljjng it* tliltf a nca.le monument to a great actor. Upon It* face Is the following in •ertttÄ Written at thè time of Us ereotlon. by Edmund Kean; •Three kingdoms claim His birth. ■ Both hemispheres worth." ai The tomb was This monu Into decay, was in pronounce hl» Thefb ut on* other fnonument In memory ot the actor Cook«, which was erected many years ago ln 9t. Patrick's cathedral in Dublin. Of all the English actors of the olden time Cooke was best loved by the Irish theater-going people, and his memory will ever be green ln Erin's Isle. There has been some talk recently that Wilson Bar rett would repair and restore the tomb ln St. Paul's churchyard. It would be a generous act of Mr. Barrett to fol low the good work performed In this direction by Kean. Sothern and Booth. At one time the actor Cooke was re garded as the most popular English actor. He was born at Westminster ln 1758. Upon the death of his father, who had been an officer In the British army, young Cooke went with Ills mother to Berwlck-on-Tweed. He was ap prenticed at the usual age to a country printer, but ultimately abandoned his trade for the stage and made his first appearance In a provincial town, ln the character of Dumont. In the tragedj of "Jane Shore." His debut In London In 1778 attracted little notice. He then went to Ireland and met with great success, and, after having been for twenty-two years the hero of the Dublin stage, returned to London and became the rival of Kemble. He came to New York in 1810 and died ln this city two years later, his death being hastened by his Intemperate habits.—Commer cial Advertiser. RETURNED THE COMPLIMENT. Glory to Gideon and Glory to fnele Harden Also. One seldom hears a story more pl quantly flavored with the real old New England humor than that told about Uncle Gideon Goodwin, who, eighty years ago, was one of the characters of the town. At that time the methodlsts used to gather at the houses to hold their prayer meetings, and as Gideon ■ a devout worshiper of that creed was he wus a regular attendant. One night the meeting was held at the house if Harlow Harden, and Gideon was there. In those days excitement ran high, and Just a* the enthusiasm of the setnblage was wrought to the highest pitch; Uncle Harden, as he was always called, ,«r*ao to bis feet. and. lifting up hts hand, shouted In a voice full of fer ■ G lory to Gideon!" Hardly had vor: the chorus of amena which this utter called forth died away, when anoe Goodwin, who thought that the praise was meant for him, and was bound to return U 10 compliment. Jumped up and said; "Glory to you. too, Uncle Hür den!" That broke up the meeting. The solemnity of the occasion, so thorough ly shaken, could not !*< restored, and there was a speedy adjournment.