The Tennessean from Nashville, Tennessee on November 14, 1886 · 9
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The Tennessean from Nashville, Tennessee · 9

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i 1 i NEW YORK LEITER The Scandal Over the Mutilation of Lkberty's Torch Best Places Prom Which to View the Colossal Statue Limit Wiman's &homes For Enlarging Staten Liana's Importance Some Prithipal Events of the Coming Art Smtson in New York People Who Come to the Hoffman House Ceti—Amusing Experience—Origin of the Chestnut NEW YORK Nov 11--tiklecia1 Letter)— The scandal over the mutilation of the torch of Liberty which I intimated in a previous letter was about to find voni 1 tilation in the newspapers bad al-I ready developed before my letter could have reached you Few of the papers gave ' full expression to the disgust of the public at the treatment of M lartholdi and the Ware to pcovide motive powto to orgate the electrical machinery donated hSJ the American Electric MaaufacturiagCompany ' Lieut Wallis who is responsible for the mutilation of the statue Deems to be one of 1 the little martluete who never having seen service Imagine itts necessary to as-sums pomposity to appear great Gen ' Schofield who is partly responsible for the failure to light the torch is one of those IN precise soldiers who never move without a IP t written order The Light House Board :I aloe partly respowilble for the lackapf '11:ht 1 le composed of old grannie who have such profound reopect for red tape that they wou'l cut It to undo even a Gordian knot The result Is that before our French guests could get away from the city on their return homeward Liberty ceases lighting the World and stands grim and dark frowning upon the ship loads of emigrants whom she Was to have welcomed I sailed down the bay on Sun: day to get ' a new view of the figure as revealed in a drag sunlight I would advise evety visitor who has theopportutdty and time to make two ) '-' visits to the statue to go by the Staten Island Ferri to St Georgelanding and re- turn by the same boat pluming near the figure both going and coming a visit to the statue itself will convey only an Idea of Its immense preportions but seen from Staten Island or from one of the - Staten Island boats the symmetry and picturesqueness of the statue are revealed -: It is so lofty that tone of the highest build ":- lupin New York or Jersey City obtrude be -1 a tween it and its outs proper back ground l - - the heavens When the skies arvoloudless the statue boo clearly revealed aginst them as to define every outline and display their - splendid proportions By the way every i observant person taking this trip will notice 1 with curiosity the singular fact that while l k the figure of Liberty is the only picturesque r - object on the west side of New York there - are IIIIMOTOUS objects which give beauty to - the east aide Behind Liberty looked at from the bay stretctes the Hudson River without a distinguishing feature except the i ' - far away Paltrules while both New York 1 ' on its weet side and Jersey City are low and : ?' liat--almost on a level with the water : But 1 looking up the East River between Brooklyn - and New York several objects attract and -blight the eye The wires of the suspen- -- Mon bridge Ijk like lace work Ld the inumilicent roadway in the air seems but a frail bow ' Fort Columbus in the fore - ground 943811111 half sunk in the water while Governom bland on which it is located Ilea ' fiat and green Over and above it tower Brooklyn Heights with its picturesque reel' donee's relieved by the tall yellow-paiuted grain elevators width line the Brooklyn shore On the other side of the East River and on - the eastern half of i' - New York are visible scores of high buildings petaled In every imaginable hue The dark browuish stone of the Washing ton bulking the deep red brick of the Fro- duce Exciutuge with its square tower' ' the ' white warble of the Standard Oil Office and the several yellow buildings in the vicinity ' ' of the Custom-house stand high above the general level of the surrounding buildings '- and give color to the magnificent picture - - - New Yarkers do not appreciate the beauty aud waguilicence of their city and harbor ' - They stand every day in the preeence of the ' largest statue ever built the most extraordinary of engineering :enterprises in bridge building and the moat magniecent ' buildings ever 4m-eded for commercial pur- poses anti wholly fail to recognize the II grandeur or their surronndings I hear ' traveled Europeans say to New Yorkers that there is no suet bay elsewhere In the world no such street as Broadway in any -other -city of the globe and the unappreciative and the unpatriotic American who imagines ' - the Boulevard of Pati8 to be magnificent ' and - Under der Linden of Berlin to be - - - picturesque outdo!' with a vacant look as 1 - if he recognized the expressed admiration - -- of the foreigner to be 'taffy" Speaking of Staten Island and Of the ' magnitude of American enterprines re i ' minds me to epeak tit some developments on Staten latiuld of an extraordinary haracter Emetus Wiman a director of 1 ' - the Woottern Culon and president of the Canadian Telegraph 0 nanny who resides - on Staten blind conceived the Idea of making it a rival of Jersey City as the ter- minal point for railway freight 'brought : Imre for shipment to Europe He went to - work aid got --control of a railway 1 ' that skirte the Island Then- he got a bill through Congrees authoriziug - him to bridge Arthur Kill which separates - the luau' from New Jersey Then be con- - traded with the Baltimore te Ohio Railroad " to let them come over his bridge and road the very doors of Now York- The con- - tract is for ninety-nine years and by one of : its provisions the Baltimore &Ohio Railroad ' must bring to Staten Island an amount of ' -through traffic Ntla in profit to the average ' - total traffic of 1833 and 18b6 over the Staten : Island Bead and ferries - To ' make that average as large as possible Mr Winton - - went into various enterprises ' to attract ' attople to Staten Ishind th lie haul Wild 1 ' West Show at one placethe Japanese VII: loge at another and gave grand open air - ooncerte at still another place: - The attract' Ions were on such a large scale that people I went to see them because of their 'Ingot-I Jude He is to give next year under the anagewent of Forepaugh what he will tail 'The Wild East" Almost every tribe smd animal of Asia and Australia will be embibited in the open air at Erastina Ara a bian homes trachane stallions Shetlands without number and herds of trainet ele aahants will be exhibited and Eastern jug- Rime and aerobats will display their peta1 liar area At St George another point on Staten Island where the electrical fountain mow plays and where there is a grand -tend capable of seating 5000 persons there ‘ B ' is to be a stage 250 by 125 feet on which the Ktralty mthers will produce panto- r mime and ballet with 500 performers on - f -the stage at one time - t - The scenery of the stage is to be real not 'painted and the stage itself large as it is will be movable so that It can be shoved aside at a few minutes' notice to give room to IM base hall players who will occupy the ground during the afternoon of ' each -day Three Largo steamers each with ttiree decks are beivg butit to convoy people to these siou4ementa The jULT!7leT9 aod acro on Staten Iola id conceived the idea of - I spoke to Edgar and Fellows of the inalthig it a rival of Jersey City as the ter- gentlemen I have named as having preceded Initial point for railway freight 'brought the prize-fighting element then in the room here for shipment to Europe He went to and told them how on the day of the Mau- work and got control of a railway guration of Liberty's statue I had seen ' that skirts the - island Then he standing in a group of ladles In a Fifth got a bill through Congrees anthoriziug avenue window a man well known to the him to bridge Arthur Kill which separates 'police as that meanest of all dirty gamb- the islatet from New Jersey Then he con- lens—a pool seller It was an illustra tracted with the Baltimore Ohio Railroad tion of one of the commonest nuisances of " to let them come over his bridge and road city life—the forming of ladiscriminate solo the very doors of Now York- The con- quaintanees The ladies probably did not tract is for ninety-nine years and by one of know the fellow's character or business its provisions the Baltimore &Ohio Railroad and be presumed that none of the crowd must bring to Staten Island an amount of would recognize Mon: Mr Edgar was re- -through Mac 41 u al in profit to theaverage min1 by the incident of an experience of local traffic of 18)35 and 18b6 over the Staten his own A daughter visiting in Island Road and ferries -Tot make that Brooklyn met a prepossessing young man average as large as possible Mr Wilma at a party who asked leave to visit her Call' Went into various enterprises to attract Mg one evening he noticed a large photo-people to &anal Island He bad the Wild graph of Edgar as Xing Lear on the wall 'West Show at eue place the Japanese VII- and asked Me lad if she knew the bilge- ' lags at another and gave grand open air diem "ON yes" she replied -"He is my toncerte at still another plaets The attract- father Ile is in the next room" The Ions were on such a large scale that people man eelzed his hat and left the room with went to see them because of their niagni- out oinking any explanations or excuse& tildes He is to give next year under the "My daughter pointed him out a few days managewentof Forepaugh what he will ' later on the street" added Mr Edgar tall "The Wild East" Almost every tribe "and 'recognized a notorious pick-pocket and animal of Asia and Australia will be and bunco steerer whom I bad ejected from exhibited in the Open air at Erastina Ara the theater only a few eights before" bian bones trachane stallions Shetlands only a few evenings since" continued without number and herds of trained ale- Mr Edgar "I was walking up Broadway 1313ante will be exhibited and Eastern Jug- with a friend who is a strangrer here when glare and acrobats will display their pecu- an old acqaaintanoe stopped me and spoke liar arts At St George another point on a few words When be bad gone ou Staten Island where the electrical fountain and we resumed our walk lily mow plays and where there is a grand friend inquired who the handsome 'eland capable of seating 5000personto there fehow was I told him - it was ls to be a stage 250 by 125 feet on which Joe Coburn—ex-prize lighter and convict-01 the Kthalfy Brothers will produce panto- "whom I prosecuted" chimed in Fellows mime and ballet with 500 performers on "We had not proceeded a block further up -the stage at one time - " Broadway" Mr Eagar resumed "when - The soenery of the stage Is to be real not we met a broad-shouldered well-dressed painted and the stage itself large as it is active man who cheerily greeted me with will be movable so thud it can be shoved 'How are you George? 'Who is that? aside at a few minutes' notice to give room my friend asked 'Jere Dunn' I replied to the base ball players who will occupy It was the Dunn who killed a man out In the ground during the afternoon of ' each Chicago I bad known him for years and -day Three Large steamers each with three had found him a very square fellow decks are bing bunt to convey people to "I ?peak a great dtal" said Col lellowe these nmu4ementa The juLT:7lers nod acro- "(luring every Nlitlivti ealarvlig-ri tart I adbata will give perfort1mace5 oil the the of py pa!ty orerfi ati eotiITO ' SO Voil for fiity I I I t I r a ii toz a ecc'q ore v Tr' e t" i P i t 011 : ' 4 - 1 - - i THE DAILY AMERICAN NASHVILLE SUNDAY MORNING NOVEMBER 14 1S86---TWIMVE PAGES over the roads Wituan ban made arrangements with the St Paul Union Stock Yards Company and Minnesota & Northwestern Railroad Company to locate their cattle yards on Staten Island and ship directly to Eumpe from docks to be bulit on the Staten ImMnd water front And now he tells me he is contemplating a tunnel under the aareowa by which counection may be made with Long Nand thus enabling trains to run from Montauk Puint to San Francisco without "breaking bulk" If this latter enterprise should ever be carried out it would eventually make Montauk Point a port of entry aud would shorten the time across the Atlantic by a day at least One of the principal events of the season will be the exhibition shortly to open of M u nkacsy's paluting"Christ Before Pilate" This picture is regarded by artists as probably the greatest Wflk of art that has been produced in any country for 200 years The art people are anxiously awaiting the open-log of the exhibition and tickets for the "first view" are in alutost as great demand as cards for a PresideaCs reception Especially is th's the case since it is known that M de Munkamy himself is to be here and is to be visible on this occasion Tbe painting is familiarly known even in this country by the numerous etchings engravings and photographs from it but these give little idea of the superb rich colors of the palutings or of the quality in the work which makes the actors in the scene seem like actual living persons The painting is twenty-two feet long and seventeen feet high and with its frame will occupy the whole of the proscenium of the Twenty-third-street Tabernacle where It is to be shown It was here that Salmi Morse bad arranged to give his "Passion Play" and the stage and the general decorations of the auditorium are consequently in harmony with the purpose to which the place is now to be put -It was originally announced that the picture would be shown at the American Art Association's gallery but a contract could not be arranged to the satisfaction of Mr Sedoimeyer the owner of toe picture aud when be learned of the Tabernacle and saw It he considered it a better place for the ex- hibition The picture will not be shown to the public until the artist has seen and approved the arrangements It is thought that the exhibition in this city may be open from three to four months after which the painting will be shown in other large cities throughout the United Stales I sat for half an hour the other day before the large painting of "Nymphs and Satyr" Dy Bouguereau which graces the Hoffman House cafe It was not to admire the plc-titre that I was there butt° watch the pass-lug throng which stopped to gaze upon the painting This cafe has become a resort for men of all shades of opluion and many ladles in the least busy part of the day pass mind the bar and admire the tapeamy paintings and statuary with which the room is profusely decorated The crowd inter-toted me far more than did the embellishments of the gorgeous eetahlishment During that half hour I saw a great many different characters Singularly enough two quite fameus writers came in at almost the same moment Evidently they were aoquainted with each other and both bad seen the Bouguereau for they merely glanced at it One was Ndgar Fawcett— short prim and precise in dress and manner the Mime Atm Badeaux—short fat and not precise as to dress Neither of them Indicates by his lookAbe talent he pm seises Next passed John N Abbott passenger agent of the Erie Hail-road the neatest dressed man in New York and one of the brightest A group came next composed of Count de Leseeps Prince Napoleon and Prince Kamatsa of Japan accompanied by a number of attendants who looked and acted like lackeys De Lesseps I had met on a previous vbsit and in his democratic-mutt° cretin manner he came to where I sat and spoke a few words and made several expressive gestures with ' his shoulders Neither young Napoleon nor Prince Kamatsa struck me as being -superior to the average American and looking at them I thought the breed of foreign nobles was much run down or that of the itadve born Americans had been much improved Edw S Stokes looks at his picture—the "Nymphs stud Satyr" I meau—every- time be enters JIM big bar-room At any 'rate I have never seen him in the room that bedid not look at the work I fancy that be looks to see that 06129000 for which he paid $10000 is not injured Stokes is a young man prematurely grey and sat a quiet reserved moody man whose only dissipation is— backgammon Artist James IL Beard and Joseph Howard sauntered in he former with his patriarchal hair and slow wearied step bit shoulders bent with age the other without much hair of any sort but tall erect and with a jaunty air greatly in contrast to that of his companion Both Beard and Howard are most companionable men— each with no end of interesting refill11scences and good stories to illustrate his many original ideas Col Thomas W Knox Is not a frequent visitor to the Hoffman partly because he Is fonder of the 'otos Club (of which be and Ythitelaw Reid are the mmter spirits who kee$'it from the stagnation and dry-rot which has overtaken so many of our clubs) and partly because he is a very busy man making no end of books Knox composes his works over a type-writer bat be has to make his correc- tions and alterations with pen and ink and when he gets through with a sheet of type writer copy it is worm looking than a page of Horace Greely's manuscript George Edgar once tragedian now the "fashionable" teacher of elocution to whom go all the young women who are stage-struck or who are emulous of fame aelsociety readereakin to that of Mrs James Brown Potter saunters in with his slow stage stride At the same moment Assistant District -Attorney John R Fellows approaches by anotber way and both seat themselves et the table where I rest Two men more unlike lu appearance or more like in talents and -disposition I never introduced to one another than when I made Fellows and Edgar acquainted As we sat there a MOIMUIL later "Bina": Edwards aed Arthur - Chambers two dx-chara pion light-weight prize-fighters passed and spoke to all three of us and then pined Harry Hill the keeper of a theater and ruin-shop so "off color" that the Excise Board will not License the place! When they tinaliv left me a friend approached and said: 'John what doe this HISIIII? 'What? I asked 'Your long bilk with those men don't you know who they are? 'No' I said 'Why they are two of the boodle alderuien you have indicted' I bad often men them before but did ' not know them by name" I wits reminded of a eurious experience of Col Fellows' chief District Attorney Martino which that gen 'tertian related to me a year or an ago Be bad occiution to put detectives on the track of a notorious character who is known here m "the king o t the jury fixers" who was suppected of endeavoring to "fix" a jury lu a criminal action of some Importance and Mr Martine was anxious to get evidence on which to arraign him The detectives detailed to watch the fellow reported to Mr Martine writing elm morning One day the Die trict Attitrney read to Ws amarAment that he (Mr Martine) bad been omen on the race coume at Jerome Park for a consider able time in the corneae of the "King of the Jury-fixers" "I had known the man fdr years" said the District Attorney "and had not the remoteet idea that be WAS the notorious jury-fixer" The moral of all of which is that It is best In a big city not to make ludiecriminate quaintancta—if it be possible! I have not been mach surprised to learn since writing you last week about the comparative beauty of Miss Fortescue and her Miter and Miee Marie Floyd that both the sister and the young American have been dropped from the cast of "Frou-Frou" which Miss Fortescue is now pretending to play Both gm ladies had rehearsed the piece for a fortnight and no objection bad been urged Gee night a dress rehearsal was called and Miss Floyd appeared in a coetuine she had especially prepared for Louise the sit-ter of Frou-Prou She looked extremely handsome—too handsome it appears for next day the met was changed and both Miss Helen Fortescue and Mies Floyd were dropped I suppose Mies For-fescue recognized the inadvisability of instituting comparisons with both her dramatic ability and personal attractiveness I cannot believe that there is any basis for the permanent success of such an artlet as this incident reveals Miss Illrtescue to be Edward Lamb the comedian who by the way has made a great success with a new play by Mark Price called "On the Rio Grande" gave me the other day the origin of the slang word "chestnut" in such coinmon use at present to designate and pro hibit an old joke or story In a once popular but now forgotten play called "The Broken Sword" one of the characters insists on telling an incident which happened to him while seated under an oak tree AU the other characters in the play insist that it was a chestnut tree and whenever the gar- ruious old fellow begins the story the chorus chimes in "chatted'" The "chest- nut bell" toy by the way lima made a handeome fortune for its inventor and manufacturer Mr Charles Davis of Philadelphia He has made and sold more than half a million of them and the sale of the little nuisance goceonitilk The experiment of sending a thousand men from this city to Chicago to fill the places of the butchers In the stock yards is looked upon here with much concern and anxiety It is regarded by conservative men as a dangerous and defiant expedient The employment of unauthorized policemen like thoee of Pinkerton's is also regarded as extremely unwise policy on the part of the stock yard men I heard a sagacious business man and a good politician remark that the success of Henry George as a candidate for the Mayoralty would have been less to be regretted than his failure after polling such a large vote "Elected" he said "George would have been conservative defeated he and his party become bold and belligerent legielators" ' Wm F G SHANE& I - 415 11"42P iif ' R016411k'ert Moro Solinizthsa atet loaa' or 6104 ü firPf c imp the"—goir ap soivoimil Ito petit t Births and Deaths Dr Charles Mitchell Health Officer and City Registrar reports the following deaths and births in the city for the week ending at noon Roy 13 1886: ' 0- cf Qk ‘ - mann- g il at Cause of Death Iv Win Allen ' 1 F C convulsions May Estelle Brogan 0 1 itV starbi pueum's Jane IC Apple 'F' F W Senile broncbt's Lou Allen-- 25 F C Nery's exhaust n Fits Cotton (lir C Unknown Arthur New 2!11C Whooping (lough Thes IC Allen-- 2'50di'W Suicide T 11 Bisland— telMW Organ alls heart Sarah Dowd"-- 40'F 'W Cancer Richard Winn-- 0 It W Umbiel hemege Sally C Meadors t 40 F W Consumption Alice Martin 00 F C Ps yallam - Henry Thompsen 05 M 0 Heart disease Bessie Sons-- I' 1' W Meningitis Vand it Castlemits 8 M W Typh'd pneum's Carrie Cox I F C EnterocolitiS - - Eugenia MSaunders I F W Typhoid Cent- Bella Bolton - 44F Canner 1" Sally Granberry- OM C Spasms Lesly 8 Fox - 2i M W ong'n of brit& Frances DeFord 001F W ild age g ' Wm Hideout— 46 M C Dy sentery f Mamie Baker OF W Convulsions It C Simpson - 80 F W Old age Addle R Sawyers 0 11 W Spasms ' titirhfte ifinonsJAIemales-161Colored Total - White-Males 11 females 10 total 18 - Colored-Males 9 females 0 total 1 Totale-Males 9 females 10 total 19 Death of Mrs Millie Wright - pni BrAITY ARE Nov 12-SpeciallMrs Millie Wright widow of the late Dr 3 Mr Wright died suddenly last night from a stroke of apoplexy She was sister of CM M Ben of this city leading lawyer of the Siatti Mrs Wright was a tlitris't to lady of enitr sol ro!)8 WrU a 1"'ri41 W14-'4 SIA1 The American's Artist Takes a Little Walk — A Some of the People We It teet on the Crowded Streets Queer Things We Run Across When We Haven't a Gun Familiar Figures That Will Be Easily Recognized by all The Amer Readers That Nashville is growing to be a metropolis is quite clear It's getting to be a "oho-nu" city Town ways ate fmt disappearing and all the convincing evidences of the dawn of a new era are around The story of her vast manufacturm hanfilled at different times columns allti011t without limit of THZ Amxtucax Grand Institutions of learulug universities colleges academies seminaries- public and private schools and the like have made her the boasted literary as well as musical center of the South The magnificent art exhibition of something more than a year ago has not yet ceased to be a subject of conversation The bdauty of her women the gdliantry and enterprise of her men aresknown She has boasted of the extended limits of her corporation and showed herself to contain 75000 Inhabitants All these and other facts are undenied but there ire on every corner aud street and alley other signs to indicate equally as unmistakably her right to be classed as a metropolitan city It has been only a few years since Nashville was referred to by Tenneeeeans no matter in what part of the State they were met as "town" Meet a man In West Tennessee en route to Nashville and ask him whither he was going and he would answer without a halt "to town" And then the inquirer knew exactly what was meant The people of Memphis and Chattanooga Knoxville Clarksville and Columbia would alike refer to Nashville as a town To-day things are changed - The City of Rocks has &aimed her garb and extended her limits and is no ion& "town" Her people are city people They live in the city act city talk city and think city They've got far beyond their old town ways and have none except metroplitan ideas If you don't believe this take a stroll around the city some flue afteroon keep your eyes and ears open and see if you don't change your mind - A very slow reporter accompanied by Tan ACIERICA141 artist were walking down Church street toward the Public Square a few day ago and saw very queer things The old exclamation "what funny things you me when you haven't got your gun" suggested itself several times to the journalistic couple- n CHARACTERS t "Shine mister?' wm one of the emploring queries that came from every cornet The small coon is an ubiquitous creature that commands for at least a moment the undivided attention of every - The above is a picture' or a well known Vine street lady who is noted for her style personal charms and -pug especially the last She is said to be quite devoted to the little canine who lives on the fat of the land It is a beautiful sorrel and was ordered to match the lady's hair and eyes ! -4C71 '71j - Speaking of style there is Something rather a la mode The picture as taken from a live lady one who seemed to breathe and move and have ideas The picture it is explained by request of the artist was not taken to show how little waste (not waist) flesh a person may have and yet live or Into what ungrainly and Inhuman shspe human tem MAY be traessed but to Ove to the et wt7st is ovro tee slimed in Chicago Mrs Parsons wife of ut hor Drolly feet otc or e se shed be more the notorious anarchist and dynamite bomb Athreta thrower wore the first one ever exhibited In it hor husband was want to secrets all of g- y his deadly uombustibles 1 - I v i'irellit 111 y to 11 i The next picture 'shows a policeman in the discharge of on of his duties The man whose hair b dishevelled and shirt collar unbuttoned had bead drinking His remarkable coolness was the matter that attracted moat consideration He seemed to treat the officer with abooluta contempt In fact $o little interested was be that ha wasn't certain whether he was quietly leaning up against a friendly lamp post or in a cage of living lions As be is held in semibead-up attitude for the arrival of the patrol wagon he was conscious alone of being happy "Hot stuff" "bot pup" "hot dog" sings out the fiend who carries in one band alio cooking arrangement and on the other aria I basket He is the wirner wurst fiend It is bis cries that greet you as you enter the theater and regret you as you coma out He is the creator whoseyell&imake WA hideout and whose wares make dreams that poloon sleep The luxury came originally from Austria Wiener weans little and generally speaking the purchaser gets a little the wuret of it (No diagram of this joke) Wurst means In English sausage so that when one of these peddlers says wiener worst to you be means do you want a little sausage The tin vessel which he carries is divided into two compartment& The upper is filled with water in which are about a thousand more or less skin eau-sage & In the lower apartment is the alcohol dove that keeps the sauaaged hot In the basket he keeps his rye bread and horseradish The sausage sandwiched by two slicee of bread which have been smeared with the horse-radish make up the wiener wurst which costa you a nickel Since Shakepaze asserted that nectar was the food the gods lived on it has been discovered that wiener wurst is the stuff that fattens dudes The young men who sell the article are as a rule not modest 1 i "Fresh Floridy oranges Two for five four for a dime thirty cents a dozen Ev'ybody buys 'evil" This concern has come and Will spend the winter A week ago the man sold chestnuts and peanut' now he sells oranges and bananas He will shortly also fill his wagon withsfine assorted candies which he will retail to the sweet toothed public at ten cents pm pound The itenemnt fruit vendor is heard upon every street in the city aud from every comer He fears not the elements He has a mission In life and Is going to accomplish it He has effected one thing for whickhe deserves thanks He has reduced the price of fruits by about one half ami within the limits of nearly everybody's means 2 Here's a rainy day The young spoctatta lady as may be eeen was rather well formed She bad been caught out In the rain and was trying to make the beat of the situation She'evidently desired above all things to keei the bottom of bet dress from the wet and the mud She didn't much care for the rental bet' attire It is wonderful what grips some women have They come tripping down the street the pink at delicacy anti to all anpearances very timid and heipittit let one strike a streetrorossing nud goes the left hand into the rearklortion of htT makeup ad up go the r- ti t "'"ei 000141 AT PLAT One of the saddest Feit108 was the depart fire of the ice-cream-rake man Re would fain have tarried but the season forbade Ho has seen his own lucrative trade die away as that of the hot sausage vender grew Re bad revelled amidst green whites and basked in the sunny smiles of fortune Now the cold winds of adversity were blowing merrily through his whiskers and his soul sank within hii lie was sad His every feature told the story of the regret be felt at leaving In his eyes were depicted fondnem affection and sorrow From his open mouth there came like a gasp the tender assurance "I'll see you next summer boys" - ' - ' psi s -'' The artist was partienlarly struck While walking up Union stivet with the appearance of two swell girls and asked the scribe who they were The latter made Inquiry and foupd that thint wetif mother and IlvaightAr Whereupon the artiat began to discourse upon the rapid strides of art "It is to-day taking steps that carry it far beyond the reach of the human eye and the aid of science is summoned to detect its work See how it transforms a womsn of 50 into the rival of a girl of 19 Behind that blonde wig bow many grey hairs may be found and beneath the superficiality of cosmetics bow many wrinkles Art con age and barites nature itself" The advent of the single glass is rather recent The double barrelled nose ticklers have been with us for lo those many years but not the single-fire cPck-eyed attachment It has at last come however and is prepared to test the forbearance of a Southern public No murders have yet been committed not a single deed of violence In fact but the end is not yet and the police are on the qui vive for any casualties The original of the above may be teen any tine afternoon upon any street of th city Those groups' of nurse baby and carriage are mile stonm by which the rapid progress of the city to increasedpopulation may he marked - —nu-- - 1 The atleVe elt114e77117:1ueyy01nm The artist suggested that he might fie a eonof4-gun Ho wore a very fashionable suit of Clothed the style of which was emphasized by the hat collar and convent!onal cane and the luxuriant manner In which be manipulated his cigar c4tet: r-s 464 ii Here I's another club man He Is a prom- - Went citizen and everybody knows him He Is a director and when the young members occasionally "go beyond the limit" prescribed'by the rules of the organization be tines them 11 le is said to be kin to "the good young wan that died" t - The above is a bicycle with ridevattached - Its principal uses are to frighten borate and show off the shape of the young man who sits crossways He IOWA his bead over the big wheet so u to be sure to see any dangers ahead It is said that the bier- cle was invented by a needy surgeon who subsequently became very wealthy off of his practice and when he died left a large fortune for the !miners and a few relatives Judging from the appearance of the : above young lady she might be from Cana- da or some other distant clime She was -- evidently surprised at seeing people down here who were about as nice and got along ' about as well as they do up in God's court try Tbe young lady was more beautiful than the above picture would indicate an4 was a picture of health and strength It i some young Nashviiiian could secure a bold upon her affections and add her to the cites : population he would be doing a good turn by society in general The above is a familiar spectacle Passengers pay their nickels and are supposed - to be going in the direction of the mules at the front end of the car when in reality more than half the time they are drifting towardthe rear brake Sornetlines these unexpected and kittenish prantica on the part of the car produce ludicrous and humorous situations Persons looking on say from the sidewalk may enjoy them but the passengers never smile The mulee also never smile Any mule that could look on such a spectacle and smile would be a jack ass It is one instance where the kick of the festive mule avalleth nothing He kicks but kicu in vain An interview with a mule on the subject of rocks might be rnsational - - There Is nothing striking or especially new about the above stand Indeod one of the principal bins of the stand b devoted exclusively to chestnuts It Is the early boy with the first nickel that catches the worm But there are generally worms enough to rotmd even if you do get there a little late : Here's Another stranger to Nashville' No was from Illinois and wanted to buy ' farm 11 seemed to be taking la things and was highly pleased with everything he saw- He never was in Tennessee but had "beern so much of it" that be had sold ont and had come to loeste soon ss ee 00 r--'' '' " - 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