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I THE BOSTON DAILY GLOBE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 1893. DISLIKE THE WATER. not.tne claims of others will lie considered. The Kentuckian failed to understand i why Mr. Carlisle should be interested in Union soldiers, but be was told that it was the law and it would be observed.

SITE PLUMS. partment of Charles Febbins. an employe of the Boston and Yarmouth United States steamship line, charged with smuggling sulnhonel and phenacetine. These drugs were sold to a numberof Boston merchants. QDESTION OF TERACITY.

Panama Liquidator Denies De Lesseps Statement. many; it does not give rise to uniform effects. which repeat themselves from one generation to another and in different countries. It is especially important in the examination of this subject to take into consideration tho number of persons who affirm that tliev have the faculty of color-hearing. According to Bleuler and Lehmann this number would amount lo 12 out of every 100.

Claparede, a distinguished psychologist of the University of Geneva, who was deeply engaged in an examination of this subject, has stated that out of 407 who responded to his question, 205 possessed color-hearing. Providence People Claim that It is Polluted. Chemical ABalysis Said to Show It to be Impure. Plant Costing $12,000,000 May Have to be Abandoned. BUSINESS MEN HAVE CALL.

Mr. Clevelands Plana Relative to South American Consulships. Washington, March 14. The cabinet meeting; today encroached on the time usually allotted to callers at the White House, and as a consequence the rush of visitors was not so great. But the score or more of congressmen who saw Mr.

Cleveland had plenty of applications for office to handm, and he was kept busy until 11 oclock, when the cabinet meeting began. It is understood that Mr. Cleveland wishes to be known ti at in the appointment of consuls, particularly those to places in South America and Central America, he will be guided largely by the adaptab.hty of candidates lor business. He wants practical business men, who shall be Democrats of course; men who can assist in the expansion of American trade through their knowledge of business a IT airs. He wants these consuls to be persons of experience in all trade matters, so that they can readily recognize whether a port is capable ot becoming a good market for American goods.

COMMISSIONER OP PENSIONS. Cleveland Has About Decided to Appoint Eastern Man. Washington, March 14. Western con-gressmen who approached the President to nrge the claims of a Western candidate for the office of commissioner of pensions are authority for the statement that Mr. Cleveland Informed them that he had about determined to appoint an Eastern man to this position, and that uu pnpvuru VI WU.IUUVU mealing UU16BS IUCU poal the office would have gone to Gen.

Slocum I ponement or continuance Is made In accordance with a a no performance against time at a postponed or continued meeting unless such post New York if his advancing years had permitted him to undertake its onerous I duties. Carlisle Gathering in Gold. Washington. March 14. The free gold now in the treasury aggregates more than $5,000,000.

Several offers were today received from Western points aggregating $300,000. Secretary Carlisle is aocepting these offers as fast as he can supply small event. t.OQ.'H.l. nA.A, Ia, A Onli, 1ia I treasury notes for them. Only the meeilng less meeting stake) A match most advantageous offers are now accepted.

The treasury is also accumulating gold in the ordinary course of business, because of the I high rate paid in New York for money, I though no offers of gold any considerable amount have been received by the treasury from Eastern bankers. Notes from the Capital. The President and private secretary have drawn up the usual set of rules for the government of the pnblic part of the White House. One of the rules is as follows: The President intends to devote the hours designated ior the reception of senators and representatives exclusively to that purpose, and he requests their co-operation tn avoiding encroachments upon the time set apart for their benefit. The Republican caucus committee was at work yesterday.

The assignments have been practically completed and will be reported to the Republican caucus, which will be held this morning before the Senate convenes. Besides the minority membership of the committees, the Republicans have provided for II chairmanships. POINTS OP PRECEDENCE. Tilings London Hostesses Have to Know to Avoid Offence. Precedency is one of those questions abont which many vagne notions exist, added to several antiquated ones, says London Truth.

The peerage, the baronetage, and the army, navy and clergy lists are valuable and useful aids to dinner-givers, for comprehensive though their knowledge of precedency may be. yet dates of creation and dates of commission mu9t be ascertained in order to decide the claims of two persons bearing the same title for instance, be tween two barons or between two generals, and so on. In all cases the oldest dates decide the precedency when the ink is eaual. A crude idea prevails that the greatest stranger at a dinner party should be sent in to dinner before anyone else, regardless of the claims of the other guests. The new foot on the floor and the new face at the door does not merit this recognition on the ground of being new to the giver of the feast.

The stranger comes in his or her proper place, according to strict precedency. Amongst various mistaken notions with regard to precedency, age 6tands out conspicuously, and there a natural desire on the part ot good-natured women to give it the place othonor to seurl a middle-aged lady in before a young lad or an elderly gentleman before a young gentleman. Precedency does not allow this, however; a thing cannot he done by halves, and if precedency be followed at all. age must wave its claim in favor of youth, if youth possesses what age lacks, higher birth or higher rank. Again, it is rather a shock to a hostess to be compelled by precedency to send a young unmarried lady in belore a middle-aged mamod lady or before many married ladies.

As a matter of course, a wife takes whatever rank her husband can bestow, but if it is not higher than the rank of an unmarried lady, whether the latter be young or old. the unmarried lakes precedence of the married, and is sent in to dinner before her. If precedency occasions such dilemmas and apparent incongruities to arise, still, in most cases, and at all times, it is a strong staff upon which to lean; all responsibility is lifted from the shoulders of a hostess on to the broad back of precedency itself, and she has no alternative than to follow its lead, and no one can blame her for giving the higtier honor of one guest over another. APE THE PRINCESS BANG. FRANKLIN N.

CHASE, DEMOCRAT. Elected First Mayor of New City of Som-ersworth, N. by 68 Majority, Ward 4 Giving Him 89 Majority. Somersworth, N. March 14.

Tha first election of the new city of Somers-worth, formerly the Town of Great Falls, was held today, There was great excitement and a tremendous contest to every ward. The Republicans elected three ont of five aldermen, and nine out of 15 common councilmen. A Democratic mayor. Franklin N. Chase, is elected by 63 majority.

Five members of the city school board were elected, two Republicans and three Democrats, and four will be elected by the city government. The citv government wiil meet and organize next Tuesday. The vote by wards is as follows: Ward 1 Mayor, Wells, 155; Chasa, 14S. Moderator, Dorr, 157; Harmon, 147. Clerk, Steven, 158; Curley, 147.

Selectman, Godding, 160; Cartier, 146; Wright, Smith, 147; Woreeater, 147; Swett, 146. Alderman, Perkins, 160; Hanson, 149. Councilman, Carter, 160: Gllea, 145; Hod-don, 153: Blake, 150; Stile. 157; Stevens, 146. School board, Shapletgh, 1ST Nason, 147.

Ward 2 Mayor, Chase, 112 Welts, 159. Moderator, Meaerve, 113; Fountain, 155. Ward clerk, Tork, 112; Chapman, 157. Alderman, Welch, 114; Seavey. 164.

Conn-cllmen, Jones. Ill; OConnell, 113; llars-ton, Ill; Freeman, 156; Pearson. R-, 155; Harmon, 155. Selectmen, liagley, 110; Bickford, 112; Hill, 112; Martin, 156; Butterfield, 155; Faunce, 156. School board.

Lothrop, 166; Reeve, 113. Ward Mayor, Cbase, 138; Wells, 14L Aldermen, Ham, 139; Hussey, 140. Coun-cllmen, Sanborn, 138; Smith, 140; Boucher 139; Demers, 139; Flanagan, 139; Hill, 139. Moderator, Paqnctte, 139; Ilanson, 140. Ward clerk, toahey, 138; Kinsman, 141.

Selectmen, D. Davis, 139; Poirier, 139; Donahue, 139; Wingate, 139; H. Davit. 139; Gastonquay, 139. School committee, Conley, 141; Pierce, 137.

Ward 4 Mayor, Chase, 147; Wells, 68. Aldermen, Parsons, 148; Locke, IL, 65. Coun-cllinen, Mnrray, 143; Morrissey, 68; Dion, 150; Vermet, Ik, 60; Wentworth, 13; Gleason, 54. Moderator. Flanagan, 150; Grant, 65.

Ward clerk, Barrett, D-, 150; Locke, 63. Selectmen, Crocitett, 149; King, 149; Bemls, 150; Horlor, 55; Holm, 63; BeUevlUe, 55. School board. Rev. John Duddy, 1 49 Hanson, 58.

Ward 5 Mayor. Chase, 86; Wells, 68. Alderman, Frechette. 88; Libby, C3. Councilman, Kearns, 87; Hester, Whltehonse, 87; Chesley, 65; Houle, 89; Whltehonse, 64.

Moderator, Banker, 83; Libby, 68. Ward clerk, Duclow, 87 Pray, 67. Selectmen, Robinson, Crawford, 86; Rain vtlte. 87 Richmond, 67 Burke, Ik, 66; Pray, 68. School board, Kearns, 88; Blaisdell, 66.

Wont Tax Dogs. Hudson, N. March 14, At the town meeting at Hudson today, the Democrats, after a hard struggle. won. The vote stood: Town clerk, John J.

Baker, 141 James B. Merrill, 102; selectmen, James P. Howe, 145; Charles A. Steele, 142; Justin M. Sleeper.

138; Joseph K. Wheeler, 99; George W. Hazel ton. lot: Arden C. Cross, 104: road commissioner.

Philip J. Connell. 136: George P. Gilbert. 97.

It was voted to accept the proposition of the State for a publio to appropriate $2500 for road repairs and not to levy a tax on dogs this year. Salisbury for Incense. Salisbury, March 14. Town meeting resulted as follows: Town clerk, Charles W. Knowles; selectmen, assessors sud overseers of tbe poor.

John L. CUley, Charles C. Sanborn. William H. Evans; school committee, three years.

Dr. Jacob T. Spalrltng: treasurer and collector, Samuel Coffin road commissioner, Nicholas B. French; auditor, William II. Greeley.

Tbe vote on license les, 76: no. 102, Appropriations Highways and bridges, 02000; schools, 02825; read scraper, 0250; poor, 0600; miscellaneous expenses, $500; discounts and col, lections, 0200; notes and interest, 0150. All Democrats at Farmington, N. H. Farmington, N.

March 14, Tha following officers, all Democrats, were elected at tbe town meeting today: Selectmen, J. F. Hall, Fred A. Horne and John B. Brown: clerk, W.

J. Evans; treasurer, D. 12. Edgerly; road agent. Joseph W.

Garland; health officers, Hazen S. Cotton, J. Hamilton Flynne, F. M. Sanborn fish and game warden, H.

Ed Tanner. Plymouth Towyi Officers. Plymouth, N. March 14. At the annual town meeting held at the Town Hall today, the following officers were elected for the ensuing year: Select men, Frank R.

Rollins, U. W. Nelson, William H. Adams; clerk. David H.

ilallen-beck: treasurer, Hiram Clark; superintendent of cemeteries. A. W. Avery; tax collector, W. W.

Wilkinson. Democrats to the Majority. Greenville, N. March 14. The annual town meeting was held here today.

Harry F. Hobart, George H. Perrin and F. E. Pierce were elected selectmen.

Tne first two named are staunch Democrats, and the latter a Republican, but was indorsed by tbe Democrats owing to his popularity. Other Town Meetings. Ahbbbst. Selectmen, E. L.

Hubbard, D. S. Whiting, C. L. Trow; town clerk, C.

L. Wilkins; towa treasurer, E. J. Bnrke; road agent, Joba H. Dodge; moderator, E.

M. Wilkins, Republicans. Milford Sefeetmen, L. B. Dow, Luther Borns, Q.

a. Worcester: towa clerk, James Laws; lire wardens, G. L. Mclnllre, W. L.

Winslow, Charles Marble; town treasurer, F. D. Sawyer; moderator. John McLane, Republicans. Hollis.

Selectmen, Charles L. Hale, D. W. Hay-, den, W. B.

Farley town clerk, H. N. Smith; town treasurer, C. N. Stratton; moderator, 8.

8. Spaulding, Republicans. Wiltoh. Selectmen, E. 0.

Barrett, T. W. Abbott, F. W. Bills; town clerk, W.

E. Foster; town treasurer. G. E. Boles, Democrats.

Eppiko. Moderator, Charles Folsom; clerk, Charles Kundlett; treasurer, John L. Pike; eeleot. men, Charles E. Folsom, George H.

Miller. William H. Underhill; collector, Joseoh L. Kennard; audi-tors, Charles W. Sanborn and John J.

Ladd; policemen, Andrew D. Pnrlngton, William H. Underhill, road commlesionere, Walter F. Durgln, Daniel W. Cate.

Charles Cbase. Lee. Moderator, Frana Lang, pro tem; clerk, Daniel E. Plummer; treasurer, Samnel Lang; selectmen, Fred B. York, John A Jenkins, Charles H.

Allen. Booth nIwmaxkkt. Moderator, Charles P. Smith; clerk, H. Jenness Paul; treasurer, Charles H.

Sanborn; selectmen, Frank P. Neal, Charles E. Simpson. Janies E. Pike; collector, Daniel C.

Wlggln; constable, George W. StUlson; road agents, Herbert Bmltb, Samnel Neal, Jeff Grey. Kingston. Moderator, Henry Collins; clerk. Dr.

IL L. Sweeny; selectmen, Frank A. Woodman, John N. Downing; Walter Varrell; road commit, sioner, A. Bragdon.

Strafford. Moderator, GeorgeW.Boody: clerk, Ed rick I. Foss; selectmen, Daniel L. Woodman, Frank Foye, Frank Scrnton; treasurer, Jamee H. Foss; auditors, Morrill H.

Perkins, Smith 8. Cae-welL Ratmokd. Clerk, G. Fellows; treasurer, John Tilton; aelectniep, Olney T. Brown, Mark Fish, Dana C.

Healey; kudliors, Eben 8. Griffin, Harla B. Ladd; water commissioners, John T. Bartlett: Walter J. Dudley, True M.

Goold; library trustees Louis O. Pollard, George H. GupUll, Eben 8. Griffin, Hampton. Moderator, William H.

Baker; seleoa men, Charles N. Lane, Albert Joplin, Charles A. Palmer; clerk, John Ackerman; treasurer, Joshua G. Lane. Brrntwood.

Moderator, E. G. Flanders; clerk, John O. Sanborn; treasurer, D. O.

Waldron; selectmen, Joseph Hart, Edward G. Robinson, John W. Dudley. East Kingston. Moderator, George W.

Ban-born; Frank J. Pbilbrick; treasurer. Georgs W. Sanborn; selectmen, E. W.

Pbilbrick, George A Giles, John H. Buzzell, Nottingham. Clerk, Sewell R. Patterson; treasurer, James F. Knowlton; collector, Noah L.

Ger-riah; selectmen, Thomas B. Bartlett, Walter C. Chesley, John L. Holmes. North wood.

Moderator, Edward Towle; clerk and treasurer, Albert Morse; selectmen, W. A. Caa-welL Edgar Johnson, Jobn Day; road agents Albion Caswell ana Irving Dow. A Sure Curs. Clothier and Furnisher.

Yon Blumer You havent another clxav like the one yott gave me the other day, have you? Williertry Yes, heres oda Von Blumer Thanks, old man. Im trying to break my boy from smoking. RACING RULES ADOPTED. Second Days Conference of Leading Horsemen. Time Performances and Match Races Provided For.

Tight Against the Rigid Pool Bill Pending in Connecticut. New York, March 14. At the second days session of the conference here of turfmen representing the National Trotting Association, the American Trotting Association and the American Trotting Registration Association, the following new rules, governing time performances and match races, were adopted. Performances against time most be made at the regular meeting of a society In tbe national trotting association, performances to be conducted by the regular Judges and timers of the day, and tn accordance with the rules of the National or American Association, to which the member belongs. No animal shall be allowed to start against time pending a heat or trial by another animal, nor until the result of such heat or trial snail have been duly announced.

Time shall be taken by three timers, engaged In the stand during the performance. There shall be three Judges tn the stand during the performance, who shall not act as official timers. No performance against time shall be held earlier than 10 a. m. There shall be the Tuiel of the National or American Trotting Association to which the member belongs.

In performances against time, the animal must start to beat or equal a specified time, and a losing performance shall not constitute a record or bar. A regular meeting shall be construed to mean a advertised in at least one newspaper, not one week before said meeting, at which no less than two regular events (parse or are advertised, one of which mast take place. race Is not to be considered as a regular Matches against time ehall not be allowed. Entries to performances against time mnst he made with the secretary not later than 7 p. m.

of the day before, and must appear In the printed programme of the day. and if there is no published programme a written copy must be posted on tbe Judges stand. Match races shall be regarded as performances against time, and time made In such races shall be similarly treated and designated. Handing an investigation of a reported record by either the National or American Trotting Association, tbe reported record shall operate as a bar until the matter la adjusted. WAR AGAINST THE POOL BILL.

Ex-Gov. Bulkeley Will Offer an Amendment to Measure Now Pending. HARTFORD.Conn., March I A The officers of Charter Oak Park and the friends of the legitimate sports, headed by ex-Gov. Bulkeley, are waging war against the rigid pool bill submitted to the General Assembly by the judiciary committee. The movement originated in a hill to close up the shops where pools are sold on the Guttenburg, and other New York and Jersey tracks.

The evil was especially noticeable in this city and New Haven. Counsel for these commission pool sellers were successful in haviDg a substitute hill adopted by the judiciary committee which has been reported. It provides that every person in any way connected with any building, office or place with apparatus, books, boards or any device for the purpose of making, recording or registering bets or wagers or of buying or sellmg pools upon the result of any trial or contest of skill, speed or en durance ol man. beast, bird or machine, or upon the result of any game, competition, political nomination, appointment or election, whether such trial contest, game, com, petition, nomination, appointment or election takes place either within or without this Slate, shall be lined not more than $500 or imprisoned not morethan One year, or both. Against this rigid law the friends of honest trotting objected, saving the fathers of it were playing sharp to get a bill so rigid it could not be enforced and hoping to obtain the help tbe backers of legitimate sports in defeating it.

Ex-Gov. Bulkeley is president of the Char ter Oak Park Association, aud he has made an arrangement that is satisfactory to Rev. Newman Sinytu of New Haven whereby enclosed parks shall be exempted. When asked if the friends of trotting would not assist in defeating the reported bill, ex-Gov. Bulkeley said do, most emphatically.

We will. said he. sacrifice Charter Oak Park entirely, turning It into a potato patch before we will unite with the pool men to defeat the bill in the main that is now before the assembly. The following amendment, prepared by ex-Gov. Bulkeley, will be offered to the bill when it comes up ior action "The provisions of this act shall not apply to the inclosed grounds within this btate of any association organized under the laws of this State and for a period not exceeding 30 days in any year between the first days of May and November and during the time or period o( the conduct ot such trials of skill, speed or endurance.

This amendment will be supported by the friends of Charter Oak Park and the County Fair Association, where pools on horse trotting are sold. FURNISHED GOOD SPORT. All the Races at the Guttenburg Track Were Well Contested. Guttenburg Race Track. N.

March 14. Tbe closing of the pool rooms In New York eity today made a most extraordinary change in the attendance at Guttenburg. Old timers rubbed their eyes in wonder as the stream of humanity passed through tbe gates steadily for two hours. All trains were crowded. Fully 7000 people were at the track, and the ring was a jam of people.

The weather was pleasant. A raw east wind sprang up during the afternoon, liow, 'ever, and made those who had left wraps at home wish they had brought them along. The track was in fair condition. The races were all well contested and lur-nislied good sport. Tbe results: First rare, five and one-tlf fnriongi Big Man first.

Defaulter second. Graduate third. Second race, half mile Chevalier first, Pis second, Spaidle filly third. Time, .63. Third race, three-quarters of a mile James first.

Bon Voyage second. Mayor B. third. Time, 1.20. Fonrth race, ona mile Fenelon first, Ylrgl seo-ond, Lester third.

Time, 1.4914. Fifth race, fonr and one-half fnrlongs Capnlln first, Peralto second, Irregnlar third. Tlmo, Sixth race, five and one-half fnrlongs Perlld first. Midget second. Lord Auckland third.

Time, 1.1414. The entries for tomorrow are as follows: FIRST RACE. Purse 0400, for beaten horses; Six furlongs: Lbs. Lbs. Klnn Crab 113 Gray Rock 103 L'r.

Helmutb. Ueister. Craft 101 I. C. Addle 10O SECOND RACK Purse 0400, for the winner to be sold at auction; three furlongs.

Fredericks. 1101 Jennie Anxiety Oily Bfi Jersey Lass Barbiche 95 1 Miss Annie THIRD BACA Pnrse, $400 the winner to be sold at auction; tlx and a half furlongs. Woodchopper 1101 Text 109 Blacklock 104 Lucy Clark Indigo 99 FOURTH BACK. Purse 0400, the winner to be sold at auction; ono mile. Sorrento 109John Hickey 105 Glenlochy.

103 Xenophon 100 Headlight 100) Jack Batchellor. .100 FIFTH RACK, Torse $400, tbe winner to be sold at auction; (Its ind a balf furlongs. Haxelhurst 104 Dixon (for- Salisbury 10 poor Jona- Gladiator 105 .1051 SIXTH RACK. Tuise $400. tba winner to be sold at auction seven furlongs.

Lord of the Harem. 113 Sir George II 113 King toe 99 Illspent 113 Beeton HU Character 113 Five Horses Scratched at Gloucester. Gloucester Race Track. N. March 14.

When the races opened here today the weather was tine, but the track was still heavy. The attendance was fair. Five horses were scratched. The results: irst race, one and one-sixteenth miles Glenall flr3t, Peralto second. Missive third.

Tune, 2.08Vs. Second race, five furlongs Sne Ryder colt first. Pathway second, Jim Foster third. Time, 1 1 5 V2 Third race, four and one-balf furlongs Trixey Gardiner first, John Lackland second, Repeater third. Time, 1.04Va.

Fourth race, five furlongs Moili V. ffrst, Rich second, All Ablaze third. Time, 1.13t4- Fifth race, six and one-halt fnrlongs Honri first, Gloster ssffwd, Eollo third. Time, 1.8 6 ,4. 1 Sixth raca, five Black Knight first, Jim Clare second.

Bias third. Time, 1-12H- Following are tbe entries for tomorrow: PIRST RACE. Five furlongs for maidens. Lbs. Frankie 105 Minnesota .105 Barney j.06 Poor Abee Sister.

.100 SECOND BACK. Six furlongs. Robin Hood 103Biiht Eyes 100 Harry Hinkson lOOIBert 95 THIRD RACK. Seven furlongs; selling. Channcey 11213d ontagne Ill Gen.

iordon 107, Philander 107 elephone 107 Courtier 103 Eatonboro loal FOURTH RACK. Pour and a half furlongs; selling. Janies II. 105' Equator. .105 'ule 105 Mouterov 105 Guyali 105 Kalilmore II 105 Paradise 105 Rusilc 105 Sue Ryder ion Tartar 105 I'leetwlug 106 Blue Wind 105 FIFTH EACH.

Seven and a half furlongs. Come to Taw 105 Knapp ior. Vendetta 105 Vevay 105 81XTH BACK. Fonr and a half fnrlongs. Thad Rowe 105 Bold Hardy 105 Dunham 105) Itozzarro ....,,...105 Japhet 105 Ed Beaman.

105 Morrlslana 105, K. K. Fox 105 A. 11. Fox loG.Hawkstone.,,.

105 Onager 105i.M;ig;le 100 Will Not Prosecute Clay. Lexington, March 14. Sam Clay. 3d, who robbed Bookmaker Tommy Shannon of $7000, in New York, last winter, will not be prosecuted, although Shannon spent over $1000 to effect his capture. Shannon's mother was visited by Clays mother, and the earnest prayers for merry from the unfortunate mother aroused the sympathizing nature of Mrs.

Shannop, and her pleadings with Tommy, so it is said, have induced him to withdraw the prosecution. GLADSTONE IS IMPROVING. Sir Andrew Clark Denies That His Distinguished Patient Has an Attack of Inf.uenza. London, March 14. Sir Andrew Clark, Mr.

Gladstone's physician, states that Mr. Gladstone has not got influenza He slept well during the night and is much better today, but remains in bed with a view to recuperation. Get that Coupon on Page 2. LUXURIOUS TABLE SETTING. Pale Green Silk Cover, Mexican Drawn Work and Ribbons.

I honestly believed that when Lent arrived to ease the burden of society folk, I should enjoy the novelty of lunching at home once in a while, savs a writer in Vogue. However. I was fully repaid for going out the other day by the luxurious beauty of an afternoon meal. It was quite the prettiest arrangement of a table I have seen this year. The cover was of pale watered green silk, and in place of the fashionable lace cloth, dainty squares of Mexican drawn work were spread before each guet, so that the 14 very nearly veiled the silk.

At one corner of the table a broad, green, moire sash ribbon was tied, having fluttering, drooping ends, and in among the numerous erect loops were great handfuls of golden daffodils. The ribbon was drawn diagonally across the board, and at the opposite corner was knotted in the same wav with clusters of dewy la franco roses. I noticed the centrepiece as being a little out of-the ordinary: a big, flat, silver salver heaped with maidenhair ferns and pink tulips, while graceful Douqnets of jonquils were tied by green ribbons to the silver handles of ti old-fashioned tray. Here, too, the wine was ooured from four snoerb silver tankards that sat upon the table, and at each cover guests found their napkins held by floral rings of green and yellow. SWAMFSCOTT TOWN REPORT.

Condition of the Town Shown to Be Excellent. Swampscott, March 14. The annual report shows tbe town to be in an excellent condition financially. Tbe assessors valuation of the town May 1, 1802, shows on buildings, land. total real estate value, personal estate, total valuation, Number of polls.

713; total tax on polls, real and personal estates, at the rate of $10 on $10(0, $49,180.49: State tax. $4235; county tax, town tax, number of residents assessed on property. 492 nonresidents. 211; assessed on poll tax only, 370; total taxes assessed. 1075; dwellings, 719; acres of land.

1536; horses. 273; cows, 117; swine, 6: fowl, 3554; valued at $1777. During tlie year there were 64 births in the town, 40 marriages and 66 deaths. There were 141 dogs licensed. In the public lipraryThere are 6848 volumes, 208 having been added during tho vear.

The circulation has been 13.233. There were eight tires during the year of 1892. Chief Kendricks of the police force reports 16 arrests for various offences. The amount of tines received from the Lynn police court was $235. Tlie board of health reports 17 cases of contagious diseases and suggesfs that several filthy places be removed from tlie lower beach.

The net town debt, Feb. 28, 1893, was $26,520.79, being the smallest since 1882. The amount of appropriations which is asked for to run tlie several departments this year Is $67,745.61. The annual town meeting will be held next Monday. For a Spring Dial.

Here is a list from the World of dainty dishes for a spring diet. Take your choice, and we envy you the gustatory delights that you will experience: Broiled mushrooms, battered, salted and served on soft toast. Lobster, cut in inch pieces, boiled tender and stewed in white gravy, flavored with sherry. Spanish omelet, tomato omelet. icked fish with cream gravy and dell Salad of lettuce, dandelions and celery, wi1 mavonaise dressing.

Chipped beet boiled till tender and served with cream gravy, marble potatoes and white onions. Fish paste on toast. Slewed lamb, on a platter, with baked apples, small onions, Lima beans, stewed raisins, French Peas. French prunes and diamonds of dried toast. Slices of bread soaked in a rich custard, fried in bntter and sent to table hot, roofed with tart cranberry jelly.

Lamb chops on buttered toast In a sea of apple sauca Anv meat croquettes with cream potatoes, stewed cauliflower and apple charlotte. Pickled tongue, served In a deep platter, with stewed tomatoes at ebb tide. Bacon, brotled crisp, with caif liver and asparagus tips. Chicken hash on toast, with rich, white gravy and tnashed potatoes beaten with sweet cream until they are like syllabub. Duse Wont Play to Private Houses.

Sjguora Fuse is an uncommon woman tn more ways than oue. Sbo is an artist who declines every overture of the millionnaire to disport her talents for drawing-room edification. She was approached and unlimited money offered for a single recitation, but as this grande dame of the footlights communicates with the business world solely through her private secretary the proposition was not even considered. Fashionable New Yorkers, who flout the European idea of receivingartists as equals, are in a state of utter amazement over the haughty exclusiveness of the great Italian actress. Amherst College Notes.

Prof. Frink has been invited to deliver an oration on Oratory, at tho Worlds fair.in June. Rey. E. Tuttle of Jamaica Plain is conducting a senes of meetings at the college, this week.

Prof. Richardson will deliver a lecture on the Passion Play at tho Congregational church Friday evening. Senior history next term will he a four, hour st udy. In previous years it has beeu a tliree-hour course in the spring term. Dr.

H. Seelye, 86, of Springfield will deliver a lecture on the "Medical Proles-sion before Prof. Tylers biology division Friday evening. The faculty has granted the petition of the senior class for three studies of four hours each, for next term. According to the new curriculum the course is 14 hours a week.

Prof.Genung will sail for England. March 25. where he will complete the work upon which he Is now engaged. His classes sophomore rhetoric will be discontinued during his absence. LI.

M. Tyler, Williston seminary, 92, who holds the Amherst Williston Club medal, awarded to the best gymnast at tbe semi-I nary, will enter Amherst next fall and will aud oe a good candidate for the base ball jfoot ball teams. Caucus Fills Ars Given 11 of Ik ferand Kyle, Populists, yet Overlooked; xart Retained at Head of Mines and Mining. -Cnp of the Committees as Finally Determined. 14.

The Demo- the committee of the Senate. anships PlT.en find Kyle. Populists, and rt wm permitted to retain fflinsbio of tnd minion Mr. the the committee on There was some op- is ss follows. jlum-worge, chairman; Bate, Bansom Uptown Republicans 3.

lions Cockerell, chairman; Call, Gor- Wmom, Burn. Republicans 4. jBjent sxpenset White of Louisiana, chair. cumles. Republicans.

1. ssi-Turpie, chairman; Berry, White of Call-Pi Murphy, Prffer. Republicans, 4. tH ssrvlce Call, chairman; Walthall, Gordon, gjpabUcans, A jm-Pmso, chairman; Daniel, Berry, Caffery, cof SebnaSs. Republicans, 4.

Defences Gordon, chairman; Irby, Mills, tf California, Smith. Republicans, 4. amerce-Ranion), chairman; Coke, Vest, Gor-u, White of Louisiana, White of California, xjy. Republicans, 6. j-Ict of Colombia Harris, chairman; Faulk- 61ltf0B( Hun ton, Smith, Martin.

Republika tnd tabor Kyle, chairman; George, Caffery. Murphy. Republicans 4. qrened bills-Mr. chairman; Cockrell, Repnbllcaa 1 (chairman), nulled bllli Caffery, chairman; Mitchell ef lamln.

Republicans i. -lusmie disease chairman; l-le, Irby, Witte of Louisiana. Republicans A jlnnan). the Kteral branches of the elvil service let, chairman. Gray, YUas.

Republicans, 2. 'mioes-Vooibeet, chairman; McPherson, Jones of Arkansas. Republicans, 6. Hheneb-Coke, chairman; Call, Gibson, Hill, dbell of Wisconsin. Republican, A 'orelin rrlanoru-Jlorgan, chairman; Bntler, Bepnbllcans A smfcration Hill, chairman; Voorhees, Mc-hkd, aulkaer.

Feller. Republicans A uproTenout of Mississippi river Bate, Walthsll, Palmer, Peffer, Republicans, 3. bdlan affalrs-Jonea of Arkansas, chairman; 7U, 8m! th, Roach, Alien of fiebraaka. tentat eommrce Bntler, chairman; Gorman. Sits, Whit ot Louisiana, Camden, Lindsay.

6. and reclamation ot arid lands White California, chairman; Jones ot Arkansas, Kyle, tch. Republicans, 4 ladldary-fugh, chairman; Colo, George, Vilas, 1 Uadsif. Republicans, 5. MMrr-Mtllt, otatraun; Voorhees.

RepubU-at 1 tantaetare Giooon, chairman; Smith, Caffery. 'publican, 1 ItlMary-WnlUuO, chairman; Cockerell, Bate, timer, Ritchell of Wisconsin. Republicans, 4. Rlnet-Oteirart, chairman; Bate, Call, Irby, EipabiicaiK-4. Taesl elfalrs McPherson, chairman; Bntler, ickbiirn, Gibioo, Camden.

Republicans A hpemtUaroi of executive departments-Smith, Cockrell, Hill, Walthall, Caffery. Re- 'iiicana, 4 nenit-Gray, chairman; Kyle, Mills, Berry. tbilons Palmer, chairman; Ilrlce, Vilas, Cam r. Caffery. BsDnbllcanA A offices tad post roads Colquitt, chairman; A Irby, HUlt, Hunton, H1U.

Republicans, 5. ihnlnt-Gonnan, chairman; Ransom, Repnb-al tend, claims Mr. chairman; Ransom, Colquitt, Paco, Berry, Repnbll-a 3 (ehainnan). 'itniejes and elections Mr. Vance, chairman; tr, Fngb, Turple, Palmer.

Republicans A -bile buildings and gronnda Vest, chairman; cal, fuco, Brice, Gordon. Republicans A lands-Berry, chairman Walthall, Iaaco, Hartln, Allen of Nebraska. Republicans, 5. 'Alroads Camden, chairman; Berry, Gordon, Taer, Hartin. Republicans, 5.

HaUons with Canada Mnrphy Pngh, Stitt, Hunton, Mitchell of Wisconsin. Repnbll-VIA blilon of tbs lawa Daniel, chairman; Call, eisj. Republicans, A olnttonary clalms-Mr. chairman; Coke, Pugh. Republicans, 8 (chairman).

-ses-Blackburn, ehainnan; Harris, Gorman, Jblicani, 2. man Hill, Blackburn, A Call, hi of California. Republicans, 5. AMDOrtaaon routes to the seaboard-Irby. orW lutpie, Gordon.

RepubUcans, A Vlfle railroads Brice, chairman; Morgan. staff coamlttees-To lnvsstlgata Potomac river JL airman; McPherson, Republicans 3 (chairman), "lukel hto claims against ths Nicaragua Morgan, Palmer. f-WbUeiD, (chairman). Bkbum, McPherson. accommodations for library of Conti wT? eh4lnnt Voorhees.

Bntler, 3 (chairman). tribes of Indians Mr. CebUcans Cok Alln Nebraska. woucant, (chairman). btaMlli the University of th United Hurioa, chairman; Kyis, Vanes, Jonea of TarPlc.

Republicans A c0iqQm, Voorhees, Lindsay. Ra- i original snrreyi Republicans 2. (W1 chairman; A ColquUt, HepubUcan-L hilraiQ: hs District of Columbia Mr. Gorman, Brice, Harris. Be-(ehainnan).

rPr I He wLth the exception inning the senator from ltd Morgan COInuntteeT Jlieaia caucus tomorrow. nnonfi.l48 Dressure brought remove Mr. ton ihTJSePGbUcan repressnta-1 lit iff 0t CnMte on expropriations. has been1 ibis will be done, aB litnan ofthE? by the Democrats as -nag. commute on mines and 0l A.

MEN PLEASED. Give Preference to Old Soldiers and Sailors. fatheN; Marh A- R. men tn that departments are gratified to of the Treasury Car. statute which 1 vt inS.8t J1 thinsrs beiD equal, pref- shall be given to 8ailors end soldiers.

Vrimfia aptlied to Mr. Carlisle to I 'iffcant 'i ceptain of the watch, the ter niPtain aylnar been transferred to we? fun ays befor Secretary of office. Sthat thef i8 a appllcant Were youa will he kept for a i stripe one can be foundL If it Mlircll I esucui today unisnea a I l.taa of th SAnaLA. i of to Mr. Stewart, but the influence Icsucm committee prevailed.

Republicans are given 11 commib-iast tkey gave the Democrats. official list as given out by Mr. Gor- 1 60111 Winer, White of Lonlhanalklarohy. RepabU- I A4 I dha depredation Llndeay, chairman; Faulk- Destination of Money Paid De Rcinaeh and Arton Yet a Secret. Bourgeois Will be Asked to EeSume His Place in the Ministry.

Pabis, March 14. The Court of Assize was again crowded today when the of Charles de Lesseps, Bailiaut and their fellow defendants was resumed. The audience included a numberof prominent men whose names have been mentioned in connection with the Panama scandal, but there was no such rush as on the previous day of he lower classes of society to obtain adints ion. The effect of the vote in the Chamber of Deputies was plainly visible in the less-satisfied air of the enemies of the government. The defendants themselves looked worn and fatigued by the strain and anxiety of ths trial.

At the opening M. Barboux protested against what he called the erroneous construction which had been placed upon M. Goliards evidence in statements made the previous day from the tribune in the Cham-her of Deputies. He said, also, that the imputation that Mme. Cottus evidence bad been concocted previously was false and calumuious.

The name of M. Yves-Guyot, Radical deputy for the Seine, who is alleged to have been the source of the report that M. Con-Stans had communicated the list of Implicated deputies to President Carnot was called, but M. Yves-Guyot did not make his appearance. M.

Constans.the former minister of the interior, was called to the stand, and the audience craned their necks to listen to his statements. M. Constans spoke clearly and firmly. He denied in emphatio language the alleged assertion of Yves-Guyot to the effect that he (Constans) had handed to President Carnot a list of deputies implicated in the alleged bribery and corruption connected with the Panama lottery bonds bill. He had never, be declared, possessed such a list.

This ended tbe brief examination of M. Constans. Ex-Deputy Sans Leroy was then again ex. amined as to his excuse for depositing a large sum of money at the time he was charged with having received a similar amount for changing his vote in committee on the lottery bonds bill. Sans Leroy repeated at length his previous story to the effect that the money was part of his wifes dowry, and that he was merely changing the Investment of the amount at the time that he made his deposit with the Credit Lyonnais of 100,000 francs.

He produced documents intended to corroborate his explanation that the deposit was simply part of a reinvestment ot his wifes dowry of 200.000 francs. '1 he advocate-eeneral observed that the documents entered by Sans Leroy had no bearing on the casa M. Sans Leroy vehemently protested against the statement of the advocate-general. Lieut. Lucien N.

Bonaparte Wyse, the French engineer, prominently connected with the eitorts to prolong the Panama canal enterprise, testified that he reinetn tiered that M. Monchicourt, official liquidator of tbe Panama Canal Company, had mentioned 18 months ago that tne directors of tlie Panama Canal Company had handed him a sealed paper. Charles de Lesseps hastily arose and denied this statement. He said he had given M. Monchicourt a full account of all the expenditures excepting 1.400,000 francs, the employment of which lie had fully and candidly explained to the examining magistrate, M.

Franque-ville. This declaration of Charlas de Lessens caused a sensation, and the spectators could be heard discussing the revelation in loud whispers. The presiding judge intimated that unless M. Monchicourt could testify betorethe close of the hearing, his deposition would be read. The hearing of witnesses being concluded.

M. Boullay. one of the counsel for theprose-cutiou. then addressed the court, his argument being, however, really intended for Charles de lessens. M.

Boullav adjured Charles to indicate the destination of all the money paid to Keinach and to Arton, and to divulge the tenor of the treaty between Cornelius Herz and the Panama Canal Company. M. Boullay condemned the conduct of Seinoury, late chief of the detective department, toward the virtuous and heroic Mme, Cottu. and he concluded by appealing to Charles de Lesseps. in his own interest, and in the interest of the public, to divulge the names of the 104 deputies on the famous list of alleged bribe takers.

The deposition of M. Monchicourt, official receiver of the Panama Canal Company, was read in court. This deposition set forth that Charles de Lessens had refused to communicate the names of tho beneficiaries of 7.000.000 francs In bonds made payable to bearer. The deposition of Henri Cottu. ono of the directors of the Panama Canal Company, was next read.

It set forth that Charles de Lesseps alone managed the payment of lump sums in behalf of the company. Cottus deposition stated that he merely approved the payment, without concerning himself with the destination of the money. M. Barboux read a letter from M. Mon-chtcourt, denying that Charles de Lesseps hnd sent him a sealed envelope, or any list whatever.

M. Bonaparte Wyse. being recalled, mentioned the date on which ftL Monchicourt had told about the delivery of the sealed package. In face of the denial offered by Charles de Lesseps the court ordered that M. Monchicourt should be examined before a magistrate in relation to the circumstances.

The counsel in the case then proceeded to address the court, SENATE VOTES CONFIDENCE. Bourgeois Will bo Asked to Resumo His Post as Minister. Paris, March 14. After a debate in the Senate today on the facts brought out lo the Panama prosecution, the Senate voted confidence In the government by 209 to 56. At a cabinet meeting today it was decided to ask M.

to resume his post as minister of justice. M. Soinoury has been dismissed from the directorship of the prison department, and appointed to a provincial prefecture. COLORED WORDS AND SOUNDS. It is Alleged that a Voice May be Red and Musical Notes Purple.

Alfred JJlnet In lhe Chnntauquan, Odo day, by chance, in a conversation upon colors, one of the persons present, thinking to express a general sentiment, remarked in a matter-of-fact way that certain words had peculiar tints or shades. He was utterly unconscious that he had said anything unusual. I recall also a woman jvho, upon another occasion, while we were speaking of the blue color of a certain flower, made this remark: It is as blue as the name Julius. And then. seeing the astonishment of those around her, she added naively.

You all know very well that the word Julius is blue. Naturally, none of them had ever suspected sucb a thing. Pedrono, a physician, has published a very interesting case of color hearing that of a young professor ot rhetoric. Some young persons had assembled and were chatting gavly. They repented at random several tunes the very insipid pleasantry, a comparison iound in a romance, "beautiful as a yellow dog." Then this person, remarking on the voice of the one who had just uttered the expression.

said in a serious tone, liis voice is not vellow, it is red. This affirmation called forth astonishment and a shout of laughter. They all bantered the person who had thus made Known his peculiar impressions, and, beginning to sing, eacli one wished to know the color of his voice. Those who learn lor the first time ot these peculiar perceptions In others experience a great surprise: they can form no idea of what it is; tbe likening of a sound to a color seems to them a process utterly devoid of any intelligible character. Meyerbeer has said somewhere that certain chords in music are purple.

What meaning can be given to this expression? Each of tho words taken separately has a Signification; every one knows what is meant by a chord in music and the color purple but the linking of these terms by the verb and making such a sentence as this chord is purple conveys no idea to the mind. As well say virtue is blue or vice is yellow. So, for the great majority of people colorhearing is an enigma. I shall attempt to show that it is areal phenomenon. Simula-tion has generally an individual character.

It is the work ol one person and not of No more Coupons after todayC HINTS ON EVENING DRESS. Information from on the Question of Waistcoats, Buttons and Embroidered Hose. To begin with evening dress should never be worn before 6 oclock; in these days when people dine so late it is seldom worn as early, says a writer in Vogue. Ordinarily, at home, a man may wear a black sack coat with silk collar, waistcoat ana trousers to match. With this coat, which is called a dinner coat, should always be worn a black cravat, not made ud, but tied by the wearer in la simple bow knot.

This style of costume is suitable only for most informal dinners at home, or in summer, at the houses of ones intimate friends. With what usually called a dress coat (swallow tail) should be worn always, except when in mourning, a white lawn cravat tied in a bow knot; this may be starched or not, as the wearer prefers, but is somewhat trimmer looking if starched. With this coat a black waistcoat mav be worn. It should be single-breasred, with black buttons. In case a white waistcoat is preferred (it is usually considered more dressy), it should be made of pique, or some similar fabric that can be washed.

It should he single-breasted with bu.tons covered with the material, or else plain pearl buttons. Apropos of buttons, it is well always to avoid anything conspicuous, no matter how costlv. Plain pearl buttons may be worn in the front of the shirt, or plain gold studs, or even silver. Oriental pearls are often worn these, if not too large, are to he preferred. Even though a man is in mourning he should wear evening dres.

He may wear the dinner coat, as described above, or the swallow-tail with a b'ack silk (not satin) cravat. White waistcoats should not be worn with black cravats nor with dinner coats; neither should a man in mourning wear satin facings and satin cravat. Plain black silk is best. A very important part of evening dress is the foot gear; plain plack silk hose with patent leather pumps are best. Some men prefer low shoes; in this case they should bo made without toe-caps.

A great many young men wear elaborate embroidered hose, but this olass alsois apt to wear jewelled studs, rings, etc. It is the man in the perfectly laundered, well-fitting plain linen shirt, white starched cravat, plain studs, well brushed and pressed clothes, plain black silk stockings and pumps who makes tbe best appearance. Aud the man id theembroidered ortucked shirt front fastened with jeweled studs, watered silk facings, white silk waistcoat, gold buttons, gorgeously embroidered hose, is not "to it. LYNN. The Lynn Equal Rights Association has elected the following executive committee for the ensuing year: Charles Lanzey, Benjamin Grandison, John H.

Brown. James H. Greenige and James E. Clements. The firms burned out In tbe Valpey Anthony fire Monday morning are seeking new auarters.

The Lynn Cycle Company is temporarily located in the Anderson Hotel building and Maurice Flynn has an office in John Macfarlanes rooms. The arrangements for the Cutters Union anniversary are nearly completed. Among the invited guests are Gov. Russell, Mayor Hayes. President Houston of the Board of Aldermen.

Councilman Burgess. ex-Con gressmau Henry B. Levering. J. J.

Lialton. secretary of N. 216 J. H. Murray, U.

216; Edwin Bishop of Boston and W. Barry of the State board of arbitration, Tho programme includes an entertainment and banquet. Guard Hollis, while at work In the Lynn freight yard or the Boston Maine railroad yesterday afternoon, tell on the track, receiving a slight scalp wound. A no-license meeting will be held to Nahant in tbe Town Hall on Wednesday. Speakers from Lynn will address the meeting.

The members of East Lynn Lodge. 207, 1. O. O. held a meeting in Boyce Hall last evening and entertained the officers of the Grand Lodge, representatives from the different Lynn lodges and lodges in Swampscott and Marblehead.

Fashions Latest Whims. New jackets of covert cloth have enormous velvet puffs set into a lower sleeve of the cloth that retains the old coat home of these jackets appear to have been ingeniously altered from those of last season at least, they convey some useful suggestions to the possessors of cloth jackets of last year's style. The Bhort aud medium length jackets prevail. says the New York Times. Almost every jacket has a breast pocket on the right side.

The turu-over velvet collar usually accompanies the velvet puff sleeves. Very large pearl buttons are od double-breasted coats, while some of the single-breasted ones have pearl buttons smaller than any used on womens wraps for a long time, except occasionally as a trimming for the sleeves. Tho jauntiest jacket out so far is quite short, with fitted hack and half-tight single iront. deep fichu collarette, large coat sleeves like tlie jacket, and big pockets with round flaps buttoned down by small pearl buttons. The front is bnttoned by a concealed flap.

Strapped seams are noted, and rows of stitching cuff, collar and lower sleeve edges are out in tabs and stitched. Black jackets, with black velvet sleeve puffs, and the light cloths with velvet a darker shade of their own color, are intended for street cloaks. Duties of the French President Wife. The duties of the Presidents wife in France differ considerably from those required of the consort of the chiof executive of the United States. Mme.

Carnot superintends all the entertainments given at the Elysee, and no stato dinner is prepared until she has criticised the bill of fare. Every day she assists tho President in examining the mass of letters he receives daily, her knowledge of modern languages and of political affairs enabling her to be of great assistance in disposing of them. The ordering and superintending of her toilets is one of her official duties, for the dress of the Presidents lady exercises a greater influence over commercial affairs in France than with ns. Tbe official duties of the French Republican court are even more exacting than official demands at Washington. Diplomatic Mrs.

Morton. A pretty story Is told of Mrs. Mortons tact and courtesy, quite equal to the tradition of Lady Washingtons crushing a teacup on purpose to relieve the embarrassment of the guest who had inadvertently broken one of her egg shell cups in his large and careless hand. Mrs. Morton has a set of exquisitely painted doylies from the atelier of a noted Paris artist.

One of her political dinner uests, after dipping his fingers in the bowl. rew out tbe priceless filmy square and crushed it into a ball trying todry his hands as he talked learnedly with his hostess. Mrs. Morton smiled with a serenity for which it is hoped the recording angel will give her credit, and said: "Such fiimfty doylies are useless let me give you another but you know its the fashion. And the grateful politician accepted the napkin and never knew his mistake.

New York Sun. Eight Years for Monte Carlo Wells. London. March 14. Charles Wells, otherwise known as Monte Carlo Wells, was sen-tenced today to penal servitude for eight years, on conviction of extensive fraud, in having obtained large snms of money from Miss Catharine Phillimore and others.

Brakeman Slipped Under Train. Hartford, March 14. O. J. Han-6011.

a New York New England brake-man, slipped and fell from a car lu Vernon today and received injuries from which he died. He leaves a wife. His parents live in Wells River, Vt. The 27th Middlesex District. Hopkinton, March special elec tion to fill the vacancy in the Legislature caused by the death of Representative Samuel Crooks, of the 27th Middlesex district, resulted today in tbe election of W.

S. Lenihan, by 48 plurality. Arthur Bums, 21 years ot age. was arrested by Patrolman Hensev of division 3 last night ou the charge ot the larceny of a travelling bag from O. S.

Currier. Providence, R. March 14. Tlie people of Providence have finally revolted against tho further use of the water which comes as a domestic supply from tho Pawtuxet river. Everything at present Indicates that tho big plant at Pettaconsott and Sockanosset, which less than 20 years ago cost must be abandoned.

The city government, tho General Assembly and a number of tho leading commercial and business organizations in tho city and State seem to be agreed upon-one opinion, and that is that tho Pawtuxet river Is a common, natural sewer of the Pawtuxet valley. The Advance Club, which is composed of tho very foremost persons in the whole State, has probably made the most searching inquiry and investigation into all the phases of the important question of water pollution, and these conclusions have been reached The pollution of the water of the Pawtuxet river is an illegal infringement on the rights of the peoDle ot the city of Providence, and further, that If the pollution of the river by the manufacturing establishments was entirely prevented, the Pawtuxet river would still be unfit for use as drinking water. From River Point to Washington on the south branch, and from River Point to Hope on the north branch, where in former times only small isolated villages existed, there is now one continuous town. "The number of inhabitants to the two valleys has doubled within tho last 10 years, nearly all the mills have of late years been enlarged and the number of operatives greatly increased some of these mills are even now being enlarged and all this increases the number of inhabitants much more than the increase in the number of employes. The whole peninsula formed by the two branches of the Pawtuxet nver will, in a few years, become one large city.

All the natural waste, the drainage, theexcrements of men and beasts of such a town cw city will Find Their "Wav into the Pawtuxet river. Cesspools are worse than useless such a place. ben the inhabitants are supplied with an abundance of running water the very soil becomes polluted, and by it the a Restrictions by which tho people of tho Pawtuxet valley are prevented from discharging the excrements and otuer filth into the river will make this populous centre a very pest hole, and vastly increase the danger to the people ot Providence against which these restrictions are intended toprorect them. in the matter of such vital Importance as tbe water suDply and the health of a large city we must look away beyond the present and anticipate the conditions that will exist in tbe future. If errors have been made they should form useful lessons, and all should combine and contribute to build more wisely than they have belore, "Two propositions have been urged for the improvement of the water supply from the Pawtuxet nrer.

The first is to erect a filtering plant at the pumping station, and the second to construct intercepting sewers the Pawtuxet valley. The two schemes for the reliel of the people of Providence have been looked into with greatest care. Practical chemists contend that the slowest and most carelul fill ration will change the chemical condition of water, and that disease germs are not removed by any process of filtration to them known; in fact nothing but sterilization by heat will destroy the germs. That water may be clarified, the impun ties held in suspension and coloring matter may be removed by filtration is true, but such filtration presents a new danger the clarified water becomes more tempting and Tbe Chemical Analyst more deceptive. "While filtration is wholly unwise, the building of sewers aloDg the river hanks is almost an impossibility.

The banks of the Pawtuxet river above Natick are solid granite. This granite would have to be cut eiy deep in order to construct intercepting sewers. It would require at least seven 1 1 miles on the north branch, at least 11 miles on the south branch, and at least 10 miles of sewer from River Point to Appon-aug river, all, 28 lineal miles of intercepting sewer. Not less than 20 miles of this sewer would have to be cut through solil granite rock. Above and beyond the point where sewers could be built there are still 14 mills and villages, each forming sources of pollution.

With these left to discharge sewerage Into the river the danger of carrying infectious diseases into the city of Providence by the Pawiuxet river water still exists. Before reaching these concludons tbe investigating committee examined tbe water drawn from faucets in the centre of the city and found it turbid, brownish in color, with an unpleasant taste. After standing a snort while a stench arose, and a slimy, dirty deposit was found. All Along the hanks of the river and the reservoirs there is a foul-smelling, dark and slimy deposit. Chemical analysis 6hows that the Pawtuxet river water is impure.

The health and the Jives of tho 160,000 people of the city, parttculary the greater portion of these who Cannot Buy Spring Water, now so largely consumed by tbe wealthier portion of the people, are endangered and jeopardized. As a natural sewer the Pawtuxet river and Its water shed drains over 200 square miles of Rhode Island territory, which, as stated in the last United States census report, is the most thickly populated country territory in the whole Lnion. Even the sewerage from the State and city institutions at Cranston is discharged directly into the Pawtuxet river. At Pontiac the lime and chemicals from the mills aie turned into the river. At Plienix no effort- was made by any one to check the use of the river as a common sewer.

At Hope the print works discharge large quantities of matter of the most foul nature into the river. At Kent village the river is black with impurities. This startling condition of things forces Providence lather off into the backwoods for a pure water supply, and a watershed covering nearly one-half of the towns of Coventry and West Greenwich and a part of Exeter, also extending into tbe towns of Foster and now being considered. i he watershed in question has an area of about 70 square miles, the water of which flows into Fiat river reservoir, the surface of which in tbe normal condition is 248 feet above mean tidewater and 63 feet above the water in the Sockanosset reservoir, from which Providence is now supplied Py gravity. A watershed can be utilized in the section proposed to store water at a 300 foot level, or at a level ot 117 feet above the water level of tho Sockanosset reservoir.

The average rainfall in the section has been for 60 years abont 28 gallons per square foot, or 775.930,507 gallons per square mile. It is considered certain that Providence can secure all the water neces- Sary From This Watershed at such a height as will supply by gravitation tbe present and future wants of the city of Providence. A viaduct of 11 miles would reach the Sockanosset reservoir from Washington village. To prevent for all times the pollution of this source of water supply the watershed could be acquired bv the State. The laud ia poor, so poor that, over the whole area deserted farms with good houses and barns, but with fields covered with young timber, are seen on every hand, and only a few iamilies make here a scanty living.

The soil consists of a thin layer of sand over a granite foundation. The question of damages for diverting this water supply from the very head waters and feoders of the Pawtuxet causes some discussion. The superintendent of health, who has also looked into the question of pollution and its manifold details, says: It is reoommeuded by some that'tbe valuable plant which we have constructed on the banks of the river be abandoned at the instance of the owners of the pnvy vaults above, and that we spend another large sum of money in drawing the water from nearer the sources of the stream, and incidentally paying enormous damages to these same privy owners below for diverting the water of the river, and it may be that this city of 150.000 inhabitants will finally submit to this monstrous dictation. All those who have calmly consideredthe project are in favor of fair compensation for actual damages sustained, and not for any Imaginary or prospective lights or damages. Experts, chemists and doctors are all agreed that the city must begin to move within a very short time for a new water source.

Smuggled Drugs to Boston. Washington, D. March 14. The Treasury Department is advised of the ar rest to Boston by special agents of the do- Frizzed Woolly Stuff on the Forehead Copied by Anglomaniacs. Some one called my attention the other day to the amusing fatality that overtakes all American women, sooner or later, after the development of Anglomania in their systems, says a writer in Vogue.

The disor der displays itself in a monstrons combing of tlie victims hair, very similar to that which has so long disfigured, the Princess of Wales. In this country that abnormal arrange ment of frizzed woolly stuff on the forehead is known as the shop-girls bang. but the Euglish respect it as a fashion consecrated by royal approval. At this very minute I have In mind two extremely charming New York women who yielded up both beauty and individuality to adopt the brow mattress introduced by her rova; highness. They went to England with soft pretty love locks, were well received in Londons smart set, and behold 1 each one returned to us her slender face crowned by artificial frizettes, and the stiff aggressive coiffure familiar through photographs of the pnn-cesR and her lady-like but very plain Didnt Care if He Did.

New York IIerald.J "Well, I should say go, said the dock hand. We see some of the funniest sights in the world in the ferry business occasionally. The remark came out of the excitement following the Inebriated gentleman who wabbled down the carriage way. placed his ticket on a spue and tacked into the North river. One of the funniest occurred two years ago when the company adopted the plan of giving every passenger a little celluloid ball for his 3 cents, which was to be dropped a box a few feet further on for admittance to the ferry house.

A rosy nosed old fellow came np to the ticket office window, and after laboriously counting out three pennies, started for tne waiting-room. Hey 1 yelled the agent, come back here and take a ball. The passenger wheeled lika a shot, and ambled back to the window with a wonderful smile besetting his countenance. Mush bligid. ole fell.

said he; do care fi do. Whaz (hie) whazzer madder wiz it nearly broke tlie old mans heart when he discovered his mistake, and he never travelled on our line again. Latest Style to Visiting Cards. The latest card is an adaptation of an old style revived. It is a trifle smaller than those commonly carried by married women, is much lighter weight than our American carte-de-visite, has the full name eng aved across the centre in tiny old English script, with the day in the left, and address in the right-hand corner.

Some antique yellow cards of our grandmothers look very like these new ones, savethat in theirs the script is large and heavy. Local Fire Record. At 6.45 last night members of engine 7 were summoned to extinguish a slight fire in a closet on the first floor of a brick tenement block in rear of 137 Beach fct, lhe blaze was caused by hot ashes and a damage of $16 ensued. The tenements are occupied by a colony rn Greeks and are owned by W. Hill, Beal Generosity.

Vogue. 1 Old gent Have you vanishing ink? Tradesman YeA Going to make sure ot no breach of promise suits? Old gent Oh, no; going to give my daughter a check lor as a wedding present..

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