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In the year 1868, Mr. J. R. Watkins first began
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matter, he learned that he was mistaken. In
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G. F. Thayer is agent for Brawu Co.,
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An Ignorance Whose Depth, and Breadth.
Made I Highly Entertaining—Stetson
Was a Source of Fnn Outside'of. The
atrical Circles as Well as Within Them.
There is a -man born now and then
with a sort of humorous silver spoon in
his month. Uninterrupted good fortune
as a humorist smiles on him .through'
life, and that, too. with no seeming
effort of his own. He somehow acquires
an earjy reputation for saying or doing
funny things, which, once gained, noth
ing can take away. All the jokes in his
line of his generation, and otter, some
of earlier and later- generations, are
credited to him. and nobedy cares to
dispute the honor Ccliecfcrs of jokes
are ready to accept Joe, Miller as Joe
Miller, but no literary scholar believes
that he originated all the jests in his
alleged book. Anybody can think for
himself of two or three similar examples
in the present half century, and, even
so, it is not likely that John Stetson
ever really said all or half the amusing
things that were attributed to him.
They were good stories* some of them,
and they were told of Stetson, just as
the story of fiddling while Rome burned
was told of Nero, not because they were
true, but to show what kind of man
Stetson was.
The stories which it was thought
proper to fix upon John Stetson were
those which exhibited any broad, com
prehensive and picturesque ignorance.
He was an ignorant man no doubt—ig
norant enough, perhaps, to say all the
things that it was ever said that he
said, but the chances are that he did
not say them all. But the stories are
none the worse for that. Years ago
Sophocles' "CEdipus Tyrannus"' was
played by the students of Harvard col
lege and excited great comment through
out the country. It was discussed one
evening at a dinner at which Stetson
was present, and he cheered the com
pany by announcing that he had con
tracted with Sophocles for the writing
of a new play to be produced by bim
the following season.
This story belongs in the same class
as a somewhat more elaborate one.
Stetson once took possession of a new
theater and discovered in the lobby a
picture that did not meet his 'artistic
taste. "Take that picture down,'" he
"But, Mr. Stetson/' somebody re
monstrated, "that picture was painted
by Michael Angelo.''
"Michael who?" said Stetson.
"Michael Angelo."
"Well, take it down," said Stetson,
"and discharge Angelo. I won't have
any of these foreign scene painters
afound my theater I'm going to em
ploy Americans.''
This so amused Hose who heard it
that they at once told the incident to
friends of Stetson and themselves, and
among them was Jack Haverly, the
famous negro minstrel manager. Hav
erly did not laugh when he heard it,
but simply looked puzzled.. He thought
for a few moments, and then a faint
smile came into, his face, and he said,
"Oh, yes, I see there ain't nosuch per
son as Michael Angelo!"
This answer was thought good enough'
to take back to Stetson, who, it was as
sumed, must have taken pains in the
meantime to inform himself of the his
tory of art sufficiently to understand it.
"What do you think, Stetson?" said his
friend. W have told Jack Haverly
what you said about Michael Angelo,
and he said, 'Oh, I see there ain't no
such person as Michael Angelo!'
Stetson looked blank in his turn for a
moment and then received his own little
illumination as to the humor of the
thing. "Why, the ignorant old fool,"
he said "of course he ought to have
said, 'There isn't any such person as
Michael Angelo.'
This story again recalls another with
a similar touch in it. The conversation
once turned on a clever passage in W.
J. Florence's old playy "The Mighty
Dollar," in which Bardwell Sloat ex
poses his ignorance by referring to a
hackman whom he had encountered in
Venice. "Yes," said Stetson, "that is
clever of course they don't have hacks
in Venice it's such a slow"place they
don't have anything but'omnibuses and
mule carts. This fable found its way
into print again, only a few weeks be
fore Mr. Stetson's death.
"What do you think of So-and-so?"
Stetson asked of a friend, naming one
of the actors of his company. He meant
to ask what his friend thought of the
way the actor was playing the part in
which he ^fas then -engaged, but the
friend supposed that he meant to ask
what manner of man he thought him.
So he' answered, "He's well enough,
only he seems to me to be a little too
This struck Stetson as a good word,
and he stored it up in his memory for
future use. A few days later, when he
met the actor, he said, 'I was in front
watching you last night and thought
you didn't play that part quite as pe
dantic as you usually do."
•Sometimes Mr. Stetson's expressions
amounted to epigrams. It will be re
membered that when Gilbert and Sulli
van's "The Gondoliers" was first done
in this country at the New Park theater,
now the Herald Square, it was a dread
ful failure. It was clearly and obvious
ly so to anybody who saw any consid
erable part of it, even if he were ordi
narily a bad judge of snch things, and
Stetson was not a bad judge. He had se
cured the rights to'the opera for New
England, and he had .paid a good deal of
money for them.. He went to the New
Park on the first night to see and Hear
what his properly looked and sounded
like. After the first act he strode out into
the lobby and somebody heard him mut
ter:" 'Gondoliers?' 'Gondoliers?' H^mI
Gone dollars I"—New York Tribune.
-3heof a
How a Great Russian Banker Bourn* His 2 S 5 S _.
*0i txe^lom^^rom Se*«!«»v $$&**T*?'1*tt?* ^L''J
ounine & Sons,, the founder ot" which,,
father of the present head of the firm/
owed his. liberation front- serfdom, 15.
years before the decree of emancipation^
to a barrel of oysters. Old Shalounine
was a serf belonging to Count She"
remetieff, one of the wealthiest nobles in.
Russia. He had frequently entreated
the count to grant him his freedom, of
fering him as much as $500,000 for the
boon. But money was no object to the
count, and it gratified his pride to feel
that one of the leading bankers of the
empire was one of his serfs, unable to
marry either his sons or his daughters
without his master's consent. Moreover,
as serf, the banker was liable to have
his money seized and confiscated any
moment by the count, since everything
that belonged to a serf, including his
wife, children and property, belonged
ipso facto to his master.
On entering the presence of the count
the banker found him surrounded by a
party of guests and engaged in berating
his chief butler for neglecting to pro
vide oysters for the breakfast to which
they were about to sit down. The butler
was -explaining to the count that there
were no oysters to be got in the capital
at that moment for. love or money.
Catching sight of the serf banker the
count exclaimed:
"Oh, it is thou again. Thou art come
to pester me once more for thy libera
tion! Thou knowest that it is useless.. I
should not know what to do with thy
money. But stay, I will tell thee some
thing. Get me some oysters for my
breakfast and thou shall have thy free
Shalounine bowed low, left the room,
fetched the small barrel of oysters which
he had left in his carriage at the door,
and laid it at the feet of his master.
As soon as the barrel had been opened
the count called for a pen and paper,
wrote out a declaration emancipating
both the banker and his family from
serfdom, and then, bowing courteously
to the man who but a moment before
had been his slave, exclaimed, "And,
now, my dear Mr. Shalounine—will
you give us the pleasure of your com
pany at breakfast?"—New York Trib/
A Great Poi»-er Generating- Station Whic
Covers but Little Ground.
cf St. Petersburg and tteorietaWfrictoS & & & $
most American visitors a N j~~rmdtiattcaaaat*. to, rapidity of Are.
letters of credit is that dfr Messrs. Sha&l
One. day Shalounine, who had just
that very morning returned to the capi
tal from Odessa, called at the Shere
metieff palace for the purpose of report
ing his arrival, as in duty bound to his
owner. He had brought with him a
barrel of delicious Crimean oysters for
presentation to the count, but left them
in his carriage at the palace door until
he should have obtained his master's
intimation that his gift was acceptable.
Probably no other kinds of power
plants afford better illustrations of the
tendency to concentration than some of
the modern splendidly equipped electrie
stations in large cities, where ground
area has closely approached the maxi
mum in va]ue, and in which, therefore,
economic considerations have dictated
the putting of as much generating ap
paratus into as little space as human
ingenuity would permit, with due re
gard to satisfactory performance. In
some of these .stations vertical engines
and boilers in large units have been
installed to the entire exclusion of hori
zontal designs, and in others, again, the
saving in ground space thus secured has
been still further augmented by setting
engines and boilers in tiers, one above
the other, giving a ratio of horsepower
per square foot of ground area which a
decade ago would have been thought
quite beyond the limits of possibility.".
In probably no station in the world
has this concentration been carried out
to greater degree, or to as great a one
even, as in that of the Edison Electric
Illuminating company in Duane street,
in the city of New York. The ground
covered by this measures 200by"?4 feet,
and within this area provision has been
made for nine 2,500 hosrepower en
gines, two of 1,250 hrosepower each
and three of 600 horsepower, giving a
total of very nearly 27,000 horsepower,
with a corresponding boiler plant, or
only a little less than two horsepower
per square foot. It would seem, indeed,
as though economy in space could not
well be carried much farther.—Cassier's
Ingrowing Hair.
The barber was talking. "Ingrowing
hairs in the face are often painful,'* he
remarked, but they aren't in it with
ingrowing hairs under the finger nails.
Fact, I assure you. Ask any barber, and
he will tell you the same thing. How
do they get there? Oh, that's simple
enough. In cutting a man's hair, a
short hair very often flies off the shears
and lodges under the finger nail. We
don't notice it at the time, and it grad
ually works its way in until it is com
pletely out of. sight. Then the trouble
begins. Sometimes it takes root and
grows out, but more often it just stays
there and festers. -Does the razor hur'
There you are, sir. Next!"—Philadel
phia Record.
Waking a Shah."
An amusing story, is told of how the
late shah fell asleep .when he should
have been the chief guest at a reception.
In Persia they believe that an awakens
person suffers grievous injury. What
was to be done? A band was dispatched
to the shah's resting place with special
instructions to the big drum. The result
was successful. "*,7 :,"••'
Faith is letting down our nets into
the transparent deeps, at the divine
command, not knowing what we shall
The Duchess of Teck is expected toget
along somehow or other oh an annual
allowance of £5,000.
seepa^in the old^r pattern three
jnotion& were necessary to, open:, the^
breecifo First the bar which is fixed
across the base of the block1, had ~to~?be.-
removed, then a half' turn? had to be
.given..to the block-to free itin/itsbed^
and then it had to be puUed forward.
Lastly, it 'had to, be thrown *back on its
hinge, so as to open the gun from end to,'.
end. We are shown that in later pat
terns the cavity or bed into which the
block fits is made in the form of a cone,
so. that the breech block itself can be
turned outward without any preliminary
motion forward. In artillery work time
is everything, and. any one -motion of
the gunner's hands and arms, saved
point gained,
Now let us look at the mechanism by
which the recoil or backward .movement
of the, gun is checked at- the moment elf
firing. The gun slides into ita cradle,
and its recoil is counteracted by buffers
which work coil, something in the
fashion of the ooil springs which we see
on doors! Iron spiral springs push the
gun back again into place.. Another in
teresting piece of mechanism is the elec
tric machinery by which'the gun is fired.
When the recoil has taken place, the
Wire, along which runs the electric cur
rent, is pushed out of plaee, so that it
is impossible to"fire the gun, even though
it be loaded, until it has been again
fixed in its proper position on the cradle.
Truly a modern cannon is a wonderful
machine, and yet i,t is only a develop
ment from the sort of iron gas pipe which
was used in the middle ages.
Hard by is a gun which has come to
grief. In experiments which are carried
on at Shoeburyness guns are charged to
their full, or, as in this case, more than
their full strength. There is an ugly
gash running down the outer case or
jacket, as it is called, of the gun, and
the latter has broken and nearly jumped
out of its cradle. Nursery phraseology
certainly comes-in strongly in the tech
nical slang of gunnery when we have to
do with Woolwich: infants. -r-Chambers'
Their- BBSects on Different
a as Kje.
Professor Dora, whom Dr. Brandes
had interested in the investigation, sub
jected the girl quite unexpectedly to the
rays, and, when the strong current
passed through the tube, which had been
totally darkened, she declared that she
saw light with her left eye. Professors
Dorn and F^andes at first thought it
possible tha1- a spark had leaped across,
but, when* this had been rendered impos
sible, the girl continued to declare that
she saw ligl:^.
On further trying the experiment the
two savants saw the light too. They
then continued their investigations and
ascertained that Roentgen's rays real'y
affect the retina. If we place our head,
completely inclosed in an entirely
opaque vessel, near the source of the
rays, we see light even with the closed
eyes, and we see it most clearly at the
periphery. Moreover, we continue to see
it even when a large aluminium plate,
which would completely exclude electric
rays, is placed between a Hittorf tube
and the jey% LTtter_. darkness, on tl*^
other hand, results if a thick' pane if
glass, which, as is well known, is only
in a very slight degree penetrable
Roentgen's rays, is placed between the
tube and the closed or covered eye.
Berlin Cor. London Standard.
Wedding Postponed.
Sharp Dame—I must frankly tell
you, Mr Meek, that my consent to your
marrying with my daughter has been
wrung from me under protest.
Mr. Meek—Eh? Protest?
Sharp Dame—Yes, sir. I knew that
if I did not consent she would disgrace
the family by an elopement. When she
wants anything, we all have to give in
to her or take the consequences, and
long experience has taught me that I
might as well try to fan off a cyclone as
reason*with her when she gets mad,
especially if there is a flatiron or a roll
ing pin handy, and so I just give right
up at once. Has the wedding day been
set yet, Mr. Meek?"
Mr. Meek—Um—er—not yet, and,
in fact, madam, I'm—I'm a little
afraid I can't afford to marry very soon
anyhow. Goo-good day.—New York
Her Varying Value. ."•"'?•
Mrs. Ferguson—George, if I should
cease to care for yon and fall in love
with some handsomer man, what would
you do?
Mr. Ferguson (with some fierceness)
—Ird sue the scoundrel for $100,000!
Mrs. Ferguson (applying the corner
of ajiandkerchief to her eye)—And yet
when I told you the other day how
dearly I'd love.you,if you would only
buy me that $13.99 vase at Spotcash &
CoVs youi only said„:£H'mp|i!"—Ohi
cagoTribuna *"*,.•-'
|f The New Craxe&f
Pho^agrapher«-TPhotograph, sir?
', Customer—Yes, please.
Photogmphep^Iuside. cr. onMde* |ir?
i^ick'Me Un."
Parts the
Dr. Brandes of the University of
Halle hassucceeded in rendering directly
visible the rays discovered by Pro
fessor -Roentgen. The observation made
by Professor Salvioni,'an Italian physi
cist, that lenses are in a very slight de
gree penetrable by Roentgen's rays,
suggested: t~ Dr. Brandes the idea that
the invisibility might be due to circum
stances connected with this fact. He ac
cordingly resolved to test the effect of
Roentgen's rays on lenseless eyes.
There are many people who have had
the lenses ©f their eyes removed as a
remedy for extreme shortsightedness or
for cataract. A girl who had had this
operation performed on both eyes, but
in whose right eye a remnant of the lens
had been l«»ft, allowed the experiment
to be tried upon her.
Protect Yourselves
Real Estate bought aiid sold
tiated steamship tickets sold.
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J. tevens
W. P. Lardner
A, H. \V. Eckstein
Hon. A. Keyes
Dr. a Lynatn, .••
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one month I wasftbteto rideoot. and now I cm walk* mtft^morewt&out feetau?
tired. MayGodIdemandspare youto your manyfriends for yean tocome!" rawing
Mr. A»al J. Skblade, of Walsburg, Kan-under date of July 30th. 1805. BMS
used tbe Dr.Owen Electric ^^aix0^'^^«^%m^&^^gtt^^ ntixf.
eaythey areaheadof wiy treatment. I am cured of theworsttornvc?Nervou8^ease"
2 S S
that I nav dattye™mora^
benefih from using the Owen Electri Appliances"JWa
for a sever case
g^Mdne^comphtot andnervousprostrationthan from hundredsof 6xUarsspsntfor doctor^
a contain
or the use of farmers, stock fetders a in cooking
and poultry for boiling sap, a in soap, scalding hogs,, etc.
cost of and much tb afflicted. Sen 6 cents to stamn
for it at once.
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