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PUIGlOiACCG I ' '':-.'.''•'' "' ' ~ ' .-';.' •', ".': Magnificent Church Erected : In i Boston by Mrs. Eddy's Flock. ~ Consuiners cJck«Ej tokcco A are wiiiinc to m a little more titan f tne price ckjed for the ordinan) trade tokccos, will find te trand superior to all others BEWARt _ IMITATIONS. WHISTLER AND THE MILLIONAIRE Ju»t Vt'lKit Ki-iiliy Orcurri'U T.'pon ii Ci-lo- ljl'!it«':l <)IT:V».:OII. Here is a true version of an oft-told Btory of Vv'h!:, Her, the dir.torlion bearing 'only a faint racial likeness to the original: A man from nowhere made a large fortune in London and at ouce proceeded to indulge a genuine, if somewhat crass, love of art. lie sent agents tho length r:nd breadth of Europe to purchase the liighe.st-pi-iced pictures to be had; old masters, if possible; if not, copies by first-class artists, if they could be got to do the worlc. Modern artists were patronized in tho original; in fact, he set Tip a private Luxembourg crossed ivith it spurious Louvre. The home he built him was magnificent. No man in London with leanings toward -art had such a house. Everybody, or nearly everybody, who was Invited went to see it, to remain, to » , even to gaze upon the millionaire s easel, brush in hand, the robes ipun or of Greece flowing about him. But- one crumpled roselcaf had tho millionaire. Whistler would not go to his home. Millais, Tadoma, Sargent ft-nd n hundred lights, only a triQe or so less distinguished, had graced his board, bnt Whistler could not be got through the front door. When he saw tbo millionaire coming ho whisked tiround the corner; his notes of invitation, of adulation, ho did not condescend to open: ho turned n deaf car to importunities of mutual friends. The art millionaire was in despair. ijia wino turned to gall, his palette grinned nt him, his sleep was infected With nightmare, which wore the dis- .dainful smirk of Whistler. Even tho .famous) white lock sccmcil to assume an !'ftlr of lofty unattainableness. , I short, ho was miserable, for until .Whistler, the cxigcant, tho eccentric, tho impossible, set, thccnchet of his approval, tho art millionaire's position in tho world of art was open to dispute. One day Whistler abruptly sent him W$d that he would call upon him tho nox^feoorning at ten »'elock. V/hatac- •'taatccffjjjtjbo great man will never bo known. ^^" simplest explanation is that it -wasfinoof his many freaks. The art millionaire, fairly palpitat- • Ing with joy. received Whistler at tho entrance of his p;ilatial homo, effusive •tvith welcome. Whistler bowed gravely. lie' uttered never n. word. Tho jniTlionnire offered his arm. Whistler took it impassively and permitted him- eelf to be conducted over Che house. : Bc walked thnmgh rooms filled with the treasures of Japan, of India, of •Turkey: rooms hung with priceless tapestries, inlaid with rare porcelains; rooms representing apartments in an- cc, Uomo. Tompeii. He stared eyes and said^never n. word. "n ing-room tak-enj-s^^p a feudal "castle, a hall archcA^fc" Cleopatra's .bedrooms, whoso silk- ^ 'hangings could have p-onc through the eye of a needle I— never a word. The host, much perturbed, Imt will- g 1 . to make all allowances for tho IccceriU'icities of genius, finally flung .asifle the portieres of a prca t shul io. In it wore such couches and stuffs arid 'curios as artists dream of. The easels [were solid rosewood. Two-guinea-an- jhoTir models awaited the leisure of t.ho millionaire. Kcvcr a word. Whistler permitted his stony stare to roam from one object to another, then swung his host about, led him through tho por- 'tieres. and made for the entrance. As 'they- descended the grand staircase 'the millionaire burst forth: "Great heavens, Mr. Whistler! Ain't you going to say anything?" . ' Whistler turned abruptly and ro- ignrdc/l him. for a moment with a solemn stare. .Then he brought his hand heavily down on the millionaire's bnck and exclaimed hoarsely: "it's amazing! And— there's— no — DX- ousc _for it."—N. Y. Sun. i- Kliiiln or Morse I'mivr. ., ; The difference between nominal, in- <UcaUd :;n I effective horse power often -'pU 1 . Nominal hoi-M. 1 power is an 'iissiitnotl quantity, u-oil for the Convenience of makers an i buyers in flcscrib ng tho dimensions of. the eu- n-Heated horse power is the union ru shown by computations of the ,in<l ioator itiasrram. Klt'ectivc. or actiuil, p^verxs the work an engine c;in or iho dittcr^nce between the indi- power ::nd tlit horse powi-r tail, to iiri\v t.ie, eng.uo when UD BT,-t.' — ^^,N'. Y, Tribune. ',4t unp-fl-s near all the preaching- that ne down hero, it must puz- .ilu-ni to m:iko out wtiut soiae i-M are aiming at fir*! Ilonw) of Wonhlp Ever Ballt by th« Follower* of tho Author of 'Science mud llejiltb"— UowScriicm Will IIo Conducted. The First Church of Christ, Scientist, at the intersection of Fulmouth and Norway streets, Coston, which was dedicated » few days ago, is the first temple ever erected by the strong- denomination founded by Rev. Mary IJalccr Eddv. The walls of the new church kuikli'.ig are of blue Concord granite, with pTnk \Voodsvillo f.rranite trimmings. A tower at the narrow point ol the Tot, riser, to a height of l'~0 feet. It has turretod comers, and in the lower portion on the front, side 'is a circular swell. A tablot of stone has been pl-ifed in lliisswull on which is tho following inscription: The First Church o( CUrl'.i. Scientist. Erurte I Anno Domini r/JI. A t<-.-tlmoui 1 to our '. u.ove.l to flier. Kcv. M iry li ker Kildy, DNL-ovurcr a:ul l-'u-.n-!cr of Obrlsiliiti dcicnce; Auctioror Iti Text U'.olc, r clem C and L'-C Itb, vhii Ku/ lol.ie .jerliniroi: l-rc.il lent of tUo I, I ss .cli'nsctl . McL::>liysk-:il Collcijc, ;mJ tUe First I'as'.orof t,'.. is Ucno:nUua!on. The building is as near fireproof as it can be made and is one of the first churches in this country to be .so built. The door3 and furniture alone arc of: v.-uod. The window and door frames ure- of bronze mct.rl. The Doors are of mosaic tile. The girders are of iron and the roof is of terra cotta tiling. In the lower story of the temple is the vestry, capable of seating SUO, and a number of classrooms. The directors' room is located in the lower story of the tower. Above thin is the' "mothers room," which is to be for the exclusive usu of Mrs. Eddy. The furnishings here will be magnilieent. Only tho children of Christian scientists have been allowed to contribute toward this room, and the sum of $-1,000 was raised by them. The main auditorium is octaq-onal m shape, and the seats are arranged in lpn-of "h'uman faith tfl seize; the great possibilitiesi and "Uviriff'.ener- £ies of rtivinc.life. , CHRISTIAN SYNAGOGUE. ITnlqoo Proportion Made by • WeU- Knoirn Converted J«w. | A movement has been started by con- 1 verted Jews in this city, says the New York Sun, to establish a central station from which to carry on the work ol converting Jews to -the Christian religion throughout the United States. Heretofore proselyting efforts have been confined to separate localities. The purpose of the new movement is to send missionaries throughout the various States systematically. The leader of tho movement is Ilcrmann Warszawiak, who for bcveral years was in charge of the Jewish work of the City Missionary society. Some time ago Mr. V.'arszawiak eon- suited with wealthy con^ert&and ipj^;^'';^^ ;y."-:H.U!^''v<f : .-'\ • tf BOSTON'S CHRISTIAN SCIKSCK CUl/CCU. semi-circles, so that no one in the room will be more than 50 'feet from'the speaker's desk. The greatest width of the room is SO feet, and the greatest depth 5B feet. A balcony extends around three sides of the rooms, which allows a total seating capacity of 1,100. Tho pews are of curly birch, cushioned in old rose plush. Behind the pastor's desk is the organ and choir gallery. Tho color decorations arc magnificent. Eight tints arc employed on the walls, shading from light amber to terra cotta, from the floor to the apex of tho ceiling. A molded cornice divides the walls from' the vaulted ceiling, with a border above in light relief and a frieze below in ivory and soft green. The walls-arc painter, a very soft sVndc of old rose, and t!: ;.•"'.'.. •'o. ; :• ' c-v^an loft arc finishc' . with special design 1 * . '-> '-sts will be painted i:-. .A ••"•'.' The lot of la: ••> .1 b. '.UOO nndS-iO.OOO.and 'mildi ..'..out 5200,000. The order of service in ;lv.' Christian Science church will not differ widely from that of any other sect, save that it will include the use of Mrs. Eady's book, entitled, "Science and Health," in perhaps equal measure with the Uiblo. The reading will be from the two alternately; tho singing will bo from a compilation called the "Christian Science Uymnal," but its songs are for the most part those devotional hymns from Herbert, Fabcr, Robertson, Wesley, Bowring, with selections from \Vhitticr and Lowell, such as are found in the books of the Unitarian churches. Baptism is not administered, but the Lord's supper will 'be celebrated with silent prayer and without the bread Or the wine. The congregation of this church Jn Boston has steadily increased in membership since it was born, fifteen years ago, until it now numbers about 4,000,of whom SOO a»-e residents ;of the city. Any Christian scientists in any part of the world may become part of the mother church by simply making application and signing the rules aud tenets. The haud of fellowship consists of reading the names from the pulpit. The •creed, if it can be called such, declares the Scriptures to be the guide to eternal life: it acknowledges one supreme God, and also His Son and tho Holy Ghost, and man as the Divine im- ngc'and likeness, it recognizes God's forgiveness of "sin in its. destruction, and declares that siu and suffering arc. not eternal;' the atoncmS.it is declared to bo the efficacy arid evidence of Divine love and of man's unity with God, and in conclusion acknowledges, tho way of salvation, demonstrated by Jesuit, to ba the no-wer of truth OTCT all rr.orosED c before them a plan for the erection of | a Christian syuagofjue. In proposing his plan he said that in his judgment there were thousands of Jews in the United States who would accept tho doctrine of the Christian religion were a Christian synagogue to be erected at a central point. It was finally decided to erect the building in this city. An architect was engaged to draw up the plans and a site has been chosen in the Bowery, between Grand and Uroomo , ntreets. The site is nearly in the heart ; 'of the Jewish quarter, and it is believed that if a handsome building- is erected the. converts will increase by thousands. The synagogue will cost in the neighborhood of $150,000. The synagogue, or training school for Christian Jews, as it will be designated, will be called Christ's synagogue, and will be arranged with the purpose of uniting all the different features of East side missionary work found in the University settlement and other organizations. There will be a library, a well-equipped gymnasium nnd a playroom. It is Mr. Warszawiak's purpose to establish a place which will attract ' young people,, among whom a greater part of the woi-k of proselyting will be carried on. A principal feature of tho movement will be the training of missionaries to be sent to all parts of the country. A short time a-go Mr. Warszawiak converted and baptized a Jewish rabbi at Allentown, Pa. This convert will bo one of the superintendent's chief assistants in the management of the new synagogue. RAILROAD BICYCLE. Clever Invention of u Ciillforiilan on Er- Iilbltion in Cliiciipro. One of the curiosities shown at the bicycle show at Chicago was an invention by a young Californian named J. W. liitchcy. H is a machine for pedul- kig along railway tracks, and the inventor claims for it a speed of from • twenty to twenty-live miles nn hour. The means by which liitchcy has adapted the fiiuiiliar roadster to the gauge of a railway are as follows: lie has attached a four-inch Hanged wheel, shaped exactly like a large spool, to a rod in front of the hind wheel, and a similar one on an arm projecting about three i'eet in front. In addition to this an ciglitcon-inch wheel at the end of a rod so arranged as not to interfere with the working of the pedals, runs on the other rail. In this way the machine is ; perfectly balanced, and all. the rider has to do is to work the pedals iu the usual way. The inventor sccins to !>c- }ieve that before long semi-deserted Th« Fortrew of Gibraltar,mid Hi Vain* ' Gibraltar proper virtually occupies a peninsula which guards the. passage between the Atlantic ocean and the Mudiu-rrunean. says London Temple liar It is a favorito military and oaral station, wherein oliiuers of both services can resign for the season their professional cares for lighter joys Us works of defenses its bomb-proof batteries and lilliput fortresses heavily armed, more resemble the bulwarks of nature than those by the hand of L;an. They are svcll grouped together, even in a small area, because Gibraltar in no case exceeds throe-quarters of a mile in breadth. The rock rises abruptly from the low, sandy, peninsula-like isthmus to about fourteen hundred foot ubovo the level of the sea- From its summit a view ia obtained of unique sublimity It can only bo appreciated when seen. The mighty Mediterranean soa stretches uwiiy ' n the background, aliko shadowy anil grand in see-nit- beauty, stuau-.t-rs and shipping ever traversing its. waters. In another direction the Atlantic ocean .and expanded waters of tin- bay of liiscav. washing tho shores of Spain, arc prominent features. (Jiinillar was known to the tlrceks and Romans as Calpe of A by hi. The strip of In ml near Covica w::s named A'tiyla. For ma::y centuries they formed the renowned Pillars of Hercules, the then limit of oi'onn enterprise and commerce. I'.s strategical value to England is of paramount importance, being really the key of the position along which the isurohants of the world pass upon the st-as on their lawful vocations. If. unfortunately, this country were engaged in war. with 1'Yanec and Russia combined against her, we might find ourselves in "Queer street" without Gibraltar. Of course, the peninsula is much exposed to the destructive energies of the ocean waves. Sometimes the sea is calm and almost motionless, a picture of a vast plain of azure-like glass. At other time* dark clouds chase each oilier over its surface, peals of thunder and forked lightning are heard and seen, and then the waves become lurid-like in their aspect and break with a roar on the peninsula. The ocean's surfy, slew deep, mellow voice, full of awe and mystery, breaks night and tiny against the rocks, moaning, as it wore, over the duad that it holds in its bosom, for the sea is the largest of all ccmuterios, and its slumberei-s sleep without monuments. In other graveyards distinction is shown between' the grave of the peer and that of the peasant, but in the sea and ocean, closely encircling our precious possession. Gibraltar, the same waves roll over all, and the same requiem is sung by the minstrelsy ol t!i« ocean in their honor. The same utorm beats, and the same sun shines over their remains, bnt the graves are UDmarkcd, It is the general and popular belief that Gibraltar is an impregnable fortress, but grave doubts have arisen during the last Uvcnty-Qve years as to whether "the rock" is really l.he impenetrable quadrilateral it is generally supposed to be. All political parties of the state appear to be agreed that if there- arc any defects they should be rectified, hence the action of the government in sending out-the dnke of Cambridge to inspect and report upon the necessary requirements, the absolute accessary strength of the garrison and other material and detail matter. CYCtlXG O>' T1IE RAIL. passenger trains will bo followed by an endless procession of "bikes," on which idle conductors and despairing news agents will gaze helplessly from the rear platform, but just l\ou- tho objections of railway companies to such uso of their tracks is to be overcome is not vouchsafed. A nioodsncUins:.Earthworm. Sonth Africa is the home of a species .of earthworm, a creature closely related • to our common angltworm, which is not i only a giant among the denizens of tho I Boil, but which is reputed to have a ! taste for human blood. There are two i species of this unco.nny wiggler. one of , a dark- red color and the other almost j black. They are larger than one's finger, and from three to four foot in lenc'th, EXCAVATIONS in Babylon have brought to light a number of bricks, tho stamps on" which .prove them to be at least i 4,000 years old. They appear to be as 1 good now u when they were first j 1 baked. > ARTIFICIALAIDTOTHE MEMORY, Systunm •o Boca In Cx'-stenco Since tbe' ys of AnrlcnC E:rv|»t The art of rendering artificial aid to the memory by associating iu the mind tilings diijjfiilt to remember with those which are easy of recollection is said to have originated with the Egyptians. The first person to reduce it to a system was. according to Cicero, the poet Simonicles, who Li-red 500 years H. C. Flis plan is known as the topical or locality plan, and is outlined by the Philad'elpliia Times as follows: Choose a large house with a number of differ- ently'furnished apartments in it. Impress upon the mind carefully all that is noticeable in the house, so that the mind can readily go over ail its parts. Then place a series of ideas in the house, the first in the hall, the ai'st in the sitting-room, and so on with the rest. Now, when one wishes' to recall these ideas in their proper succession, commence going through the house, and the idea placed in each department will be found to readily recur to the mind in connection with it. -It is related that the mnemonic plan was first suggested to the poet by a tragic occurrence. Having been called from n banquet just before the roof of the house fell and crushed all the rest of the company, he found on returning that the bodies were so mutilated that no individual could be recognized, but bv remembering the places which they had severally occupied at the table, he was able' to identify them. Me was" thus led to notice that the order of places may, by association, suggest the order of things. E5T"A democratic organ In Secretary Carlisle sneers at "the last republican secretary of t'ue treasury, who was a bankrupt." Misfortunes will come to men of business, biit "the .last'republican secretary of_-the treas- urv'' did not bankrupt the^Jtrcasury. 'Neither did he sell millions of bonds to till it up and hide the, holes. The people have never doubted Secretary Carlisle's honesty, and do not lay the blame of mismanagement upon his shoulders, but, to the vicious legislation with rvhbh hjj has been environed. —Hhi/'-ijTo Inter. Oefin- T for Infants and Children. IHIRTT years' op«arvation of CtntorU with *h« million* o? pcr»ons. -permit na to Kpcnh of it •grithont It in nTtgnflstionaMy the 'boot remedy for Infant* und the world hai rvcr known. It in harrolc^ CbUdrc* lflo> it. givc» thorn iioaltli. It trill »<*vo thcJb? Hvn«. In it Mother. h« .oiaothinc wpijh in r.bsoTutoIy »afo end raooallorfcot ft* chilli'* medicine. Castorin destroys W OTTOS. s ?ovcrii>hno»«. Cn.xtnrin prevents vr.m'tJng Soor Cnrd. Castorlft euro* Diarrhoea nad Wind Colic. Cafitoria roliovca Toothing Trou'b)cn. C astorin. cprob Constipation nnd Flatulency. Cft»tori* n'-q+ralizps **"> effects of carbonio acid g*i or poi'-oiiona Csstoria dons not contain morpfcino. opitiTn.,or other unroot Cft«taf'» flmfanilntoi tho food, regelate* tlto ..tomnsh «md bowel*, giving healthy and natural sleep. Ca.toria in pnt vr> in on»-si*e bottle., only. It i» not told in T>nlk. Don't allow any one to soil yon rmytliinK el»o on «>o plea or j that it i« "just B.» good" and "will an«nyer_g gee tliat yoo got C- A-S-T-O-R-I-A. The fac-ntmile of » on rvt«ry Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. TRA DC HARK. BEST IN THE WORL-O E For keeping tho System In a Healthy Condition. CURES Headache CURES Constipation, Acts on the Liver and Kidneys, Purifies th Blood Dispels Colds and Fevers, Beautifies the Complexion and Pleaslnp and Refreshing to the Taste. SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS. . «S-A nicely illustrated citrlityj'W Lincoln Story Book Riven to every purchaser of package of Lincolu Tea. Price 3Sc. Ask your ilrufrgist, or LINCOLN TKA Co., fan \\ .iyne. I« Sale by W H. Port*r RELIEF DOGS. A LL DISEASES of the blood are ajjgrS'Dy Hood's Sarsaparilla, which by iJPvfuUzuig, enrichintr.'.aad alterative effect* makes only PURE - Canine Roil Cross S'-n'ico In tho German An:iy. For several years experiments have been made ID the Uernjan army in the training of dojs for service in the hospital department. Not long ag-o, saya the Detroit Free Press, the \vcll-known animal painter, Jean Cun^artz, was commissioned, to take up the matter, and his recent report occasioned high praise from the emperor and the army. The Crsl important step v»:is the selection of a breed of do^s possessing all thu cjiuililics neeessaj-y for the purposu, viz.: Obedience, watchfulness, intelligence, fidelity ami uersuvcranec. Thes« qualities \vcr<- found in the Scotch uol- lie in the hi^^at decree, and this breed was, therefore, scieclod by Uun^artx. The equipment of the dog- consists oi a strong collar with a small leather poeketbook for letters, a small w,-it.er- proof blanket for his rest at ni^hl. and two pockets containing a small surgeon's outfit, linen, medicines and o small amount of do^ biscuit. The entire load is less than ten pound* and can be easily carried by the dog- for da_ys. ilis services are most important in the search for the wounded or dead; he often brings first help to a soldier fallen in brush or underbrush and completely hidden from sight; he makes an excellent courier, and runs from hospital to command or vice versa, faithfully delivering 1 messages intrusted to his care as fast as a cavalryman, with much less danger to both courier and message. A large red cross marks each side pocket, and designates his connection with the sanitary and relief corps, lie also carries a small lantern on his back, to enable the litter bearer to follow him in his search for .the wounded or dead at night. -rnc Uc»d Sea of America. Medical lake, so-called on accottnt ol the remedial virtues of its waters, situated on the great Columbian plateau in southern Washington, at an altitude of 2.300 feet above the level of the Pacific, is the Dead sea of America. It is about a mile long- and from a half to three-quarters of a mile in width, and •with a maximum depth of about sixty feot. The composition of the waters of this Alpine lake is almost identical with that of the Dead sea, of Palestine, and, like its oriental count»,rp:Lrt. no plant has yet been found growing in or near its cd'ges. It is all but devoid of animal life, a species of large "boat bug," a queer, liftle terrapin, and the famous ''walking fish" being- its only inhabitants. This walking fish is on oddjty really deserving- of spe ; aJ note. It is from eight to nine icchcs long and has a finny membrane extending from head to tail, even around both the upper and lower burface of the tail It is provided with four legs, those bef//re having four toes, the binder fir«. To Dcnno 3Ilm. A great many stories are told of -thor jealousy and ill-feeling among the musicians, bnt. not always arc the tales so* full of a good-humored appreciation of' the state of things as is the following,, told by the Argonaut: Rossini, waiting one day on the. boulevard with., the musician Ijraga, wns greeted by. Meyerbeer, who anxiously inquired', after the health of his dear Rossini. "Bad, vci-y bad," answered the lattorV.: "a headache, a sideachc and a leg t. can scarcely move." After a few ino- menus' conversation. Meyerbeer passed: on, and Hraga asked the great corn-poser how it was he' had suddenly bo-- come so unwell. Smilingly Rossini re-;assured his friend. "Oh, I couldn't b4~ bettcr: I only wanted to please Meyerbeer, lie would be so glad to see tn», smash up!" ijiKBHRKUror estimates tnat tne extent of respiratory surface iu the human lungs is not leas than 1,400 feet. From early chil<5— bood tlici-c ;ir* hundreds who «r».- ailliolwl with th*t: terrible diKOasct. whid) tbeincdicaL msn and even EotSpr!ngsf.tll to benefit. S. S. S. Iws rnnde a Tvondorful jrcord in tne cure of. Eczem»; even PRCIIM aiUTCveryknown... remedy bnd L U||M 'ailed, tula renowned Wood PfllliYI remedy him removed the dis- I lit! Ill e««ccnUrcly. Voifc cannot afford, to risk tbo Imrmfull efTecto of mcr»- table, contain ii.ff no orminemlofnnykind. Send /or o«r f realise or*; CO., AttanU, Gt- A LADY'S TOILET Is not complete without an ideal PGZZONI'S la Combines every element of beauty and purity. It is beautifying, soothing, healing, health- | yful, an^ harmless,- and when rightly nsed is invisible. A most 1 |.l delicate and desirable protection j £* to the face in this climate. * Insist upon having tne gencine.