Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, October 17, 1897, Editorial Sheet, Page 13, Image 13
OMAHA DAILY BEE : SFJNDAY. OCTOBER 17. 1897. Jnst received the finest selection of watches , diamonds.silvcrwarc , cut glass and silver novfltti'i In tlio west -will odor special tn\ce \ every week from now until tlio holidays ( riving nil my customers nn oiijinrtunity to punelwso from n fine Bolcoted stock nnd nt prices lower than thb lowest , every article war- I unttd an rnjirosontail Observe n few of our special bargains fid i > lId -liver Iliilr 2 Eft r.Osnlld sllvorCIothos O Cf100 C.itios , solid silver I 100 t'tntirpllnsolid O flfl llrtiihi-g , "i rlli 15 nt lUiJ llrushcs , vvcrth > 5 nt C < UU mounts , vvorth 12at . I , silver mounts , with & .K&iUU ) i. , . ni JMI. at Solid silver tup Ititlr otn'n ' , 4 style , worth $2 , nt-goo Solid woith3.0 silver , MntchSnfo ut . O li 83 FollrtslUm Mlrr.r. O frfl Holld silver Tiipu Mein-n f\n \ SMlil sIlM-r Top S Uvn - ( Solid I silver Case 5j uMim& < > . ut . . y.UW ure. vortii W OH , at AiU&l lioxes , woith * 1 00. : u .OUC worth * 2 CO , Stamp at . I.OU Solid -illv'-r Pockut Null I'llo worth tl.51) ) , at 75c Kfilhl n'lvor Hut 1'hn Will 111 VfC , Ut Polld silver Null I'llus- Solid silver Top Fmory worth II Oil , ut . . . . 75c worth Jl.Ui ) , ut 50c Solid silver Yolvot lliuoli- wolth JJ 00it 2nfl lUl-lhirltonnet I Cn Polld silver S- W llMishus-worlli * . ! , lit I.OU worthSJOO..it IM E Cor 16th and Farnam Ssucl foroiir llhlitratccl Ciitalociic of SlUcr No\cltliss. FEATURES OF THE PARIS SHOW Active Work Bocun on the Grounds for tlio Expositiou of 1900. MOST OF THE NECESSARY MONEY RAISED Color n lid llrllliiinr > < o Hilie 1'ri-- K- \ olllo tinUiiltcil MM I I'M U III riKiiriA Sro 't of Tlit'iili'ivt. PAttlS. Trance , Oct. 5 In an lnter\lew the other day with one ot the leading au thorltles of the International exposition ot 1000 to ho held In this city ho made promi ncnt two essentials of the exposition. They might be called the two keynotes , or , if the flgmo Is not accurate , the lndl\idiml key notes of two compositions. Onu of them Is color nnd the other Is novelty. On these t\\o notes will he built up the' CMX'Hltlon ' of 1900 on them It is being built up todnj It would pertains he disputed \lgorously by a Parisian should one say that the fair In Ameriei In ISO ) with Its iire- \alllng Scheme of white , its noble buildings hullt on a sralo of magnificence ne\cr be fore attempted and probably never to be ngaln equaled It would peilups be denied that the detcimliatlon to make thu fair of 1000 an endlessness of ga > etj Is duo in any degree to the soberer nnd perhaps muio classic simplicity of the Columbian exposi tion. tion.And And yet , when a representUlve of the ex- Doslthm nmmigement told mo that color nnd brilliancy and display wcro nt .ill points to murk the bJlldlngs of thlx fair , I could not hut wonder If this decision were not the outcome of another , and that othei the de cision of the managers or the Columbian fair , splendldl > iiorfoi moil , to mnko that fall the Humming up of all hum in effort In no- lilllty of diMimi and mignilUonro of roallw- lliin. We iihiy look fet the mnxt hrllliiut display of color on the buildings of the World's fair in TJOO c\er seen In hiich an exhibition anil wo maj lei\o It to the Fieii-h that thtse colors he brought Into harmuiiy. tJNIQUi : FHATUIinS OP IXTitlRST. Of the Kwond featiiio of the fair , Its nov elty , the tAitemcnt was m.ide that It must tontiln no special foatuies ever iwinluced be- roii1 It must IIP unhiuo no\elty , It must H'and ' uluiie. Tlie o IH to be no Midway lilalBanie , no Ferris wheel , though there will still be the tall tower of Klffel standing in Its jici'Ustomel place at the- end of the Chumps do Mars. Vet there will | H no dearth of unique features , and those who love artistic novelty will find It In I'm is in 1900 Onu of the novel featnies of the exhibi tion will be a street of thenteix tallnd tuo I'arls In these theaters , which will bo Hinall nnd jet elaborately lilted up with xconmy und nccessoilcs of nil Kinds , will bu presented plays by living Flench dramatists under the direction of the playwright him- naif. This uill givu an admirable opportunity for thu stud ) , contemporaneously , of the present-day writers of the Frnnch play. In ono building , which will bu quite largo , perhaps 200 feet scjuaiu , will he taken a trip tii Constantinople Ily nhl of the principle Involved In the cinematograph or the ktnctoscopo elaborated , the visitor , sitting In his chnlr In this building will heo passing before him ull the main features of a trip fiom I'arls to Constantinople This certainly wllhanawer for novelty , und It promises t < i ho a feature of peculiar Interest. U will icqulre no small amount of Ingenuity to collect the views and arrange them In con nected form so that oiw may have something llko continuity In this str.-inge Journey In a chair. The building will bo called the "Murcoraum " In electrical matters the expoHltlon man agement proposes to go to the limit. The \Vhother Itching , burning , bleeding , scaly , cruited , pimply , or blotchy , whether simple , scrofulous , or herod Itnry , from In fancy to ago , speedily cured hy warm baths with CUTICUK/I 80 Af , gentle anointings with CliTIouitAolut ( > went ) , the great skin euro , and mild doses of CimcuiiA nfeuLVKNT , greatest of blood jnirltlere and humor cures. I ; uA-t Ihroiurhont lh world. Fimii D DO uoCnltt. Coie. , Salt Propi , lloilou. tt-"llo f to Curt Litrj Dloo4 Humor. " frt . FflHF r/HVC / tui > /cvtKvuiiuAi > < > I ( > i trlral decorations of the building will bo voiy elaborate and beautiful , nnd here the same note of color will he predominant. The revolving restamant , from which pan oramic vle\vs of Paris may bo had while > ou cut ha-i been already noted in America. Pei haps ono of the most ptaUlcal features nf the exposition will be Its repiesentatlon of thu development of Industries Not alone in the French exhibit will this beHhovvn , hut all nations will be asked to * o shape their exhibits that the Mme scheme may he pre served Take , for Instance , a piece of woolen cloth. The complete processes by which this cloth became wearable will he Illus- liated. The sheep will bc there , cared for ind tended hy their shepherds The sheep All ! bo shorn for the visitor ; the wool will ' 10 washed , carded and spun , the garment not only woven in thu piece , hut madu up Into garments after the moat approved modem methods 'Fioni ' the sheep's back to man's back will he the course So In all departments of life every conceivable product of the skill nnd Invention as well as the art of man will be In this way Illustrated. NATIONS nEI'IlKSBNTRD. Hvery clvlll/ed nation on the gloho save Kgvpt has made application for space for national exhibits , which include , of couise , under the i tiling of thu administration , the ! Industilal exhibits from those countiics. I Why I'gvpt did not. ask for rupiosculation I I am at a. loss to knon. I have cndeavoied ) to locate the exact place where the building of the United States v. Ill be placed , but at this writing this cannot ho told. However. It can be stated that It will be on the nouth the buildings is nan- well under way. The central dome I photogiaphed a day or two ago .1 soiry opectacle It makes In compari son with Its stately outlines eight jcars ago The be-iutlfiil fountain In front of It facing the IJIffol to\ver has but little left to mark It fuvo u few bioken and dismantled statues and a liilf dozen dlla ( > idaled looking black dolphins once spouters of beautltul jets of spray. The central dome , as such , has wholly disappeared now , only the heavy framewoik of one-half of It lumalnlng when I made the photograph of the demolition , and the destruction Is lapidly going on The connecting building between the main dome and the long machinery hall will also be tern down and the machinery hall of all the buildings on the giounds of 1SSO will re main This will be remodeled In various uajs to suit the demands of the exposition exhibits. TKAUIXG DOWN THC OLD lUIILDIXGS The Palace of Flue Arts and the Palaceof Liberal Arls to the right and left of the ccnlral dome facing the niffcl lower will soon be memoiles , for the contiacts for the demolition have already bean let , and before snow files. 01 , to bo moie piccUe , before the winter rains of Paris begin , the major portion tion of tlie.vj buildings will be In ruins The view through the vast arches of the niflel tower looking tovvaid the central dome Is hardly what It was In 1SS8. The buildings to bo erected In tilace of those torn down will bo much handsomer and more ornate , and 1'ie brilliancy of color noted above will be hero shown nt Its best. The work of laving is also under way on ff < & yvtV'uitrrxbJ-\ \ ' ! T WORLD'S FAIR GIIOI"D3 OF 1800 CONSTIIUCTION NOW UNDKH WAY A bank of the Seine between the i ; iff el tower and thu new pjlacu of nits which is to be erected on the grounds of llio old palace of i Industry of the fair of 1SS There is a long stretch of thu Seine between tlie.su two points , which will bo given up for thu national build ings , nnd for many pavilions of vailoua types It la to ha hoped that tlio building of the United Slates may he > well placed , for on thu location no less than on the architecture will depend a good deal the significance of our ovhlblt No governmental building is to ho elected HBVU under thu Inspection of the superintending architect , Mr. llouvard. This Is In n sense a censorship of architecture As noted at thu outset of this letter , tht-rn Is to be color and brilliancy at every point. Nothing Is to ho allowed In thu way of buildings or adornment on thu grounds of thu exposition of 1900 which Interferes with thu harmony of the whole. So that no nation will bo allowed to erect Its building until after the plans have been submitted to thu superintending architect It Is Intended , however , to allow each nation the widest possible latitude In stjlo of architecture con sistent with the rule of harmony. And the management of the exposition believes that lit no way can this rule of harmony bo en- foiced save by tin Inspection of all plans of buildings to be erected on the grounds. While the opening day will not Ira for two > ears and a half April IB. 1900 yet there Is little enough time left. It would seem , for the government of the United States to make decision as to all preliminaries and be gin at the earliest possible moment the prep aration for uu exhibit. U can be taken for granted that the nations of Uuropo realize us they never realized befoio the tremendous scope and power of America , and they aiu going to show the United States in this world's fair what they can do , The exposition of 1900 will cover practically the eamo space as did the onu of 18S9 , though there will ho 270 acres of ground Instead of 240 iu 1 ! > SJ. The work of thu demolition of it the grounds of the Palace of Industry , whicl M was one of the leading buildings of Iho ici cvpusltlon , situated near thu Champ I21)sccs In a dlffeteiu part of the city. Here , where the cxhlb'tloin ' of thu old salon have heel held these ycais , the contractor Is maKlnr an exlilliltlun of how quickly he can pull tu pieces the eieat Iron beams of this big build Ing , anil tlio whole field looks as though a cclonu had E' uck it The grounds are Inclosed by a high boin fence , Inside of which ) ou may not go un- Ui-3 ) iiii have a permit. On the location o thu old pjlaco of Industry at the point there is to bo erected a 'pair of buildings under the general name of the Poluco of Art. These are to be one In reality and aiu to be pcrma nunt. Thu sum of $4,000,000 will be tpen In their coiiEtiuctlan The ) will bo thu re poaltory of the IInest art treasures of France and hero will bo held the salons of coming ) ears. The workmen are rapidly carting away the refuse , and great pile drivers are at worl all over the grounds preparing1 for the foun datlDr.o of the buildings This exposition 'Is not going to cost the people of Fiance , and of IMrls particularly a tidy sum. The government appropriate' ' $4,000,000 and the city of Paris $4,000.000 more. This comes out of the regular taxes With this sum the permanent building of the palace of arts will bo built , using up half o It , and It will stand an a permanent Invest nicnt , so It cin hardly be called an expend ! turo of the exposition. Sixty million franc or $14.000.000 will ho raised hy loltery In. point of fact , It may be said to bo raised I practically already , for 2 COO.OOO of the 3.000.- 000 tickets have already been sold Throe tickets sell for 20 francs each , and they entitle the holder to twenty adinlsdlons to the fair during Iho exposition , participation lu all the drawings of the lottery from date of Is suance , participation In all the various lot teries that will be held on the grounds dur ing the exposition , with other prlvllefcu In Orchard & Wilhelm Carpet The rich are few The poor are many / i Therefore it is no surprise to find us enlisted on the side of the many -and offering to them our goods at prices within the reach of the lightest purse. Center Tables Brass 1 Onyx Tables Ladies' Desks Carpets The first real good bargain We hnvo a iniinufncturcr'R < mmplo Hue In oak mahogany finish $1.75. The prices miwt advance VIT.V soon. that we know of is that we bought iiiuli'i1 value and to bo sold at Lady's De-sk , wllh shelf nd drawer Manufacturers are charging us irom 10 have a few of those lower prices than brass tables have ever $5.75. to 25 per cent mote for caipets now. $ . center $3.75 been sold before. Lady's Desk , with Krench legs , beauti We are still selling a good all wool ter tables left yet at $1.90. Fiench iMg Table4' , with ton-Inch onyx ful mahogany finish $ li.5. two-ply Ingrain carpet at r > 0c a yard. They are of a good size and top $4.00 I A very dopant desk that ha.s been sold Our best till wool two-plys , which are excellent finish , suitable for The same table , with heavy brass stnn- heretofore at $10.50 now $11.00. belter than nunl "bests" we've he ml of most anybody's parlor. When ilimls $5.00. Combination Desk and Hookcase , with at t5e ! and 70e jard. this lot is ' Kxtni law , HIxllMu. lop , twisted legs , 5 book shelves , fancy cabinet top , with lUvt $ makes of T.ipcstiy llnusoN ut gone there'll be no heavy , solid biass decorations $10.50. French plate mirror , drawer , oak or ma 75e a yard. more remember that $1.90 hogany finish $11.50. Good Tapestiy Unissels , with ot with now. Rope Portieres Then they go up to Slo.50. out borders filV a yard. And up to $ M.50 and $18.00 and up to Special offering of Alexander Smith & Rocking Chairs A new and dopant assortment , 0x8 $15.00 for a .solid mahogany Combina Sons' Axmlnstor Carpets , In. some of feet , In delft" , preens and oiicntnl col tion Uookcaso and iDesk. the most beautiful pateius ever produced Our line is orings at SU.75 each. and the hit pest line we've ever shown , A new deslpn In a typhoon cord Hope Book Cases special at $1.15 and frl.25 a yard. practically 1'ortlere , full 0 feet wide , special value complete at at $4.25. In solid oak open $5.00. Iron Beds Chenlllu Ciirlalns , nil colors-l. S this time and - $ , lUioKeabo , with , two glast doors cabinet $2.00 , $3.f,0 , ijU.OO nnd ? 5.00. , Brass trimmed includes net nlxive $ O.C > 0. Tapestry Curtains in a full line of colors either ! l fctit We ha\e , \ other bookcases , all sorts of new . . many ors at Jjli.no. ' 'I Toot ( i inolio shapes , styles and prcles. * and novel Oriental effects In Tapestiles , very or 1 foot ( i Inches shapes. new , at $ .5.00 , $5.50 and $8.00 a pair. Book Racks \\ideut & ! . To. We call Thieo-elphtM Inch Kxtciihlon Uods , c > x- Extra heavy ' tendlnp to11 Inches , complete with the ladies' Suitable either to . poitu , extended brackets. lllc. .stand or hang on the wall. foot , brass trimmed especial attention One-half Inch - Intension Hods , extend- - med beds , $ , ' 1.80. tention to the high arm reari In ) ; to 5 feet , with piojectlon brackets , ng rocker in golden oak piano suitable' for lace curtains i5c. ! Down Pillows 36c Vcrv , high huiul- , hea inish illumined leather seat vily trimmed bed , oAtondod tool ; S7./JO. / New Tabourettes We once had Sofa Pillows for 'Me . n green at $7.75. .Massively tt limned in all luass , au they weie tilled with feathers but now elegant atValr at : ? 11.00. For the men a large arm We will make quite a hit on them. we've pot down pillows down to IKie ocker upholstered in leather When It becomes known Just how nice i as long as they last. They aie not cov Dining Tables in three shapes--$7.75 , $8.50 they aie We have a special shipment ered. , and $ i i.oo. of these new Tjiboiuelteh and we'ie uro- Solltl oak , si'li-c'li'il < iuaitcr sn\\oi1 lop , hip to pet up a run on ( hum because Window Shades Arm cobbler rockers $ . highly polished , lope-vvotk logt , 8 feet $2.50 , we aie poinp to bunch them all .it onu long SIL',50. $3.00 and $3.50. price. We just pot in a lot of 1150 dozen cloth Quiirli'i1 stivvctl ( op , Iliiti-d It-s , S fo--t . India Stools $1.12 Each Opaque Shade.s ready to hanp. At the .VHMX ) . pi ice they aie the host \alues ever shone K.iini' t.llilc. ( i tVi't $ S . " ( ) . They are in oak and msihoiranj lliiMi , \\e can sell tlium Monday at Ie-s dun ; . i\lr.i si/c table , laige IS-lneh All wood , slat top ? l.riO. some plain , some handsomely deeoi.i ed , the . ' / - ( oj ) , Kjjyptian Flower St.nlils ? ! . " . " . all hlphly polished. each. uiamif.ielurci's wholesale pi Ice U5e lluted legs , S I'eet extension , Iho top like those on thu ? : t ( ) tablc.s-tfKi.Uu. : ho wny ot admission to exhibits to which tlio general gntu ticket will not admit. RAISING MONEY 11Y LOTTERY. The exposition management on the GO.OOO- 000 francs of the lottery makes a cleir per cent In Interest of 3.000,000 fiancs , 'vvhlch ' biim goes to the pilzu fund , so that In the end the exposition will clear the whole CftOOO.OOO francs If the tickets are all sold , ind , as > noted , there seems to ho little ques tion of this , for with the exposition open ing o\ei t\\o jeais away over t\\o-tbluls of the tickets lia\o been dibposed of The irbes ate nian > . runnlDK from 500000 fiancs n a fc\\ capital prizes for some semi-annual dialings do\\n to small sums. The offer to any ono interested In lotteries Is aery alluring unu and the avlditjlth which the French people ha\e picked up 'he tick ets Indicates how much Interest they are takvj ( ; In it. In addition to all this , there \\lll ho the regular tevenue derhed ftom the geneial udmluslops , which will go , of course , to help pa > the largo dally expense All In all , If jou crant the Flench premise- that the lot tery is to ho dcolied , the scheme seems a caplUl one , hut 1 helievo there aie few pet/pie In the United States outsldo of the In1 , eterate gamesters \\lio regiet that the lotteiy bchon.e of the Columbian fair was killed. Taken all In all , the exposition of 1900 In I'aili promises to be of pecullat Interest , noiel and brilliant In the exttemo , wholly uusi pioaohlng the Columbian fair In point of magnificence , i plunder of aichltecture , scope and dimensions The one , It seems to me , will capitally illustrate the iharactor and traits of the one republic hi Its dash and brillluncj , while the other stood as an unappioichahle token of the powei and the dignity and the po-sibilltles of the most lepuhlic of history. | TIII : oiiri mnitb. ' Milton Harnoy of Hattlo Circle , Mich , is Lho oldest pioneer of tlu btite and IKIS lived In liattlu Creek for slxtj-four jcaro Max King , the well knoun Oeiman novel ist , ha been celebrating hh SOth birthday at Urcslnu. Mr 1'lillandpr Simmons , who marched among the pioneers In Deiupr's leopnt festl- \al , was jiiohably the oldest amutig them. He liii.s been llxlng In that ncctlou since IS ) . ' . ChaileH S\\nln , a hermit , who \\aa once woith $10,000 , died In his hnvcl near Wll- llamsport , I'a , on Sunday. Ho was aged 87 years. During the Clay presidential cam paign , when Swain was one of the foremost boatiuon an the Lehlgh canal , he watered all his boats and mules , to the valuu of $10,00) ) , on Clay , nnd of course lost Sljter Mary iilrn Kllln , who died at Walt- hainston , England , the other day , hi her SJd . jenr , was the last survivor but ono of the dc- j i \o oj bard of llom.in Cnth > lle Sli'em who ac companied Florence N'lghtinqulo on Her nils- > sloii of worcy to the Cilinea , Sister Mary j Alo\ sills hnliiir till nfhni. During the .Iu- I bllco exercises Sister Ellis was decorated by thu queen with thu Qider of the Kojal Hod Cioss , In leconnltlon of her Korvlcei , Algernon Chniles Svvlnhuriio , the poet , hone ono of thu most eccentric Individuals In i : in land , lie h a pel feet mauler of Greek and French , but It Is his delight to pretend to be entirely Illiterate , nnd , though ho left Oxford with a great reputation , ho never took his degree. Mr .Sulnlinnif II\CH near I.on-j | don , hut ho li rarely .seen. In society. Ono I of the mcHl pleasing tialls In his character Is ' his devotion to children. ' Vihlto men made tlioir ilrest appearance In Illllsboro county , riorjda , 300 jears ago , hut the first whltu child born within Its borders has just died. This wna ' 'Uncle John Hurt- man , " aged 92 , and hilcjun All o\er the state David I ) . Dana , a broth i ; of the Ameilcdii journalist , Charlftj A. pana , of the New York Sun , Is thing qilletly on a farm In West Kuhec , Me , at thu ago of TO. Strange to say , Da\ld Is not on good terms with hl.3 brother Charles and will not read the Sun The last survivor of the old hand of aboli tion ugltators Is Parker"I'lllstmry , who ll\ca at Concord , N' II. , and la still In compara- tUuly good health , at the ago of 88 his birth > car ha > lng been the same as that of Lincoln , ( fladstone and Darwin. Mr. Hll.slniry's wife , whom ho married In early manhood , Is also utlll living. It In fifty-eight years elncq he left the ministry. Jaint * Uuseell Lowell wrote of him In IblG as "brown broad shoul dered I'lIUbury , who tears up words lilcu trees , hy the roots IliicUlon'M Arnlrii naive. The heat salve In the world for cuts , brulsea , sores , ulcers , salt rheum , fever sores , tetter , chapped bands , chilblains , corns and all skin eruptions , and positive ! ) cures piles , or no pay required , It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded Price 25 cents per box. For bale bj Kuhu i Co , PREVENTION OF DISEASE What Medical and Sanitary fcienco Has Doiio in Amerlcau Oities. I THIRTY-FIVE THOUSAND LIVES SAVED j | I - I I ' How i ( is Vci-oniiillsliril ) > ( Vnrliiiis Hfiilth Hum ils It. iiIlH in Miu-lrrn I.ciiillim U ( ! < . _ TinSilinuu > of 1'rt-M-iilU < Mcillfliif. ' _ Durinij the past five jeais , publicly tin- lecorded and lost sight of In the excitement over discoveries of new remedies and new methods of treatment , the health of the cities of America has been constantly Improving - proving and the death rates dwindling. This I I has been stiangely marked. Told in figj j ures , this general lowering of the death rate means the giving of 35,000 lives ) early. To explain more fully , had the science of sanltallon and Ihe .111 of public , or "pi ov enta- the medicine , " ( by which is meant the guarding against maladies before they come ) not been carried to their picsent high levels , and had the death rates of American cities been allowed to lemaln where they were live ) ears ago , 'lu.OOO persons In thc-se cities alone would have been swept out of existence this ) ear. Quietly , yet sinoly , in nearly every municipality from the Atlantic to the Pa- citic , the health boaids have 'been ' cleaning up. Investigating , examining foods , buildings 'and their city's waste , and keeping an eje ofllclall ) on communicable diseases. Dlph- theila , tph Id and tuberculosln ( consump- | tlon ) have been watched as they novel wcro i before , and not only are piecautlotib taken ' against thu spiead , ever so slight , of thesi ; diseases , but measures are constantly adoptol to lediiLO the numhei of cases In | ordinal ) times. 'Ihus In New Vork Clt ) | i alone 1.000 lives are being saved ) eaily , from the ravages of diphtheria ( this h ) thv < I use of antitoxin ) , and during thu past thii'o j I ) cars the number of deaths from consump- tlon has been gradually scaled donn un.'ll it Is now annually 500 less than It used to bo.n DEATH HATE OK YOUNG CIIILDHEN In the othei cltlus of Amo'Ioa , while i.iei- Inps not so far-reaching , the improvmcnt Is no less evident Thoru Is hardly a disease in which a decrease In Iho death late IB nut ] to bo noted. The great ricatli dancer and what chiefly brings up Iho death ( le'icentago In uii ) clt ) Is the mortality of chlldien under fi In London , the healthiest great city In the : world , thu death rate of Infants ( under ,5) Is 00 In 1,000. ( London's total death late being a trlflo less than IS ) , with the death iato uetwcen the agea of 5 and 25 only -Hi. ) and between 25 and IB civer.iglns lens JJun 12. Thus un Immense amount of attinloii i Is now being | .iild to the guaidlng or ) oung , chlldien's lives , by better sanitary legula-ln tlons , cleaner streels and thu thoiough In- Bpcctlon of milk. Exactly what has been jo thu decrease In thu percentage of infant , moitallty thioughout thu cities of the coun-j try cannot ho told , for no figures have been , made up , but the authorities give It as i something llko 25 per cent. I Nineteen of the most prominent American . cities , taken so as to Include every section I of the country , show. In every case save one , a decrease. In Ihls one catso the death rale has not varied for twenty jears , except llghtl > , from jear to > ejr. That clt ) Is i Piovldencc. H. I. .Minneapolis fhows the | largest decrease , her death rate having fallen i steadily from 17 per 1,000 In 188G to 0 13 during IbUC. A table , made up from the ofllcial health board reports of nineteen leadIng - Ing cities and approved by medical experts , shows the actual number of lives waved this year. The cilles areas follows. New Yoik , lirooklyn , Chicago , Doston , Philadelphia. New Orleans , Cleveland , Milwaukee , Haiti- more , San Francisco , Iluffalo , Denver , Cm- clnnatl , St. Luuls , HartforJ. Prcvldeucu , Mln- ncapolU , St. Paul and Atlanta. The lives saved foot up 23.8C7 The total populatloi ( estimated , 1897) ) of these rltles Is 10.725,000. Statistics show that 20,000.000 people of the United States live In cities Drun allowing that the decrease of the death rate has not been so great 1n thu other cities there Is little question hut that the total number of lives saved yearly now amount to 35.000 , end the complete figures would proh- abl ) s'lion nearer 10,000. Ouo thing should bo noted In regard to thee figures. A low death rate U no par ticular evidence of superior administration Certain cities bcwuso of their situation or their comparative uewnc&s uaturall ) have u low death late Partlrulailj Is this the case Ith the newer cities of the west , whore thuto is no overcrowding and no looltcilcs In a newer city tlieio nio apt to bu fewer of Ihe veiy old and the verj > oung , and the larger the percentage of Inhabitants In the ap line of lifu ( between 10 nnd 35) ) ) , the bettei aS cltj'.s hcallh under an ) coudltloim SCIENTIFIC MIASUIUSD MKTHODS Since 1SU2 these new scientific measmes nnd methods have been coming Into use. Chief among them have been anti-toxin fur 'diphtheria , the public supervision of tulx-i- culosis , the bacteriological diagnosis of tu- beiculcbis and dlphtheiia cit the set vice of j. piivate ilisicinns ) , the famous blood tests J for tjphoid , the Inspection of milk , h > which a cot don Is formed around a clt ) and no milk allowed lo come In' ' that docs not reach a certain standard , the Inspection of the cows ( within the city limits ) from which mills Is produced , the pioper elesfilng of stieets and iemov.il of gaibjge , sanitary In spection and the medical Inspection of chll dien \ In schools , and Iho wholesale destiuc- tlon of rear tenements and condemned hulld- I' ' Pioperly Breaking , this Is the science of "picventlvo medicine , " and It is all of these Innovations , not oiue of which has pioved a fai Hue , that has made this i evolution In the health of America' * ; cities. In the great majority of these Innovations , ln > thu most Important of these hclantlflc meisurus , the Initiative was taken anil the pioct launched under the scientific guidance of Di H M. lllggs. bacteriologist of the New- York Iloaul of Health , nnd under the piac- tlcal supervision of Chailes ( ! . Wilson , Its president Other cities have rapid ! ) follow ed suit. Approved hy visiting scientists of the countiy , many of whom have gome to New York especially to study these methods , and Indoised by the American Public Health association , nearly all of these Innovations have . been adopted elsewhere , gradually and In part , ) ct enough , to show that they InvM met with favor. Chicago , In her health board , lias Imi tated ; New Yoik In almost . -very pal titular , j and , has n moie complete seiles of plants than J , BCIJ oilier cltv outside of New York Shu UiOiVh a reduction in hei dea'h rate 01' as many points. ChhagoK mortollty Is mudi lower ' ' than hat of New Yoik This Is duo purely to local conditions Medical science In j ] the shape of the editorial pigu of thu lliltlsh ' MedUal Journal eaM a fuvv weeks ago that , taking Into account the condition * * ( whlih allow for her massing of peoples of all nations her tcvnrinrnl pioblems and the pccnlldi tcmlencleb of her cllmatn lo throat maladlis ) the deciuase of five polndi In Now Yoik s dcnth rate Hlmo the end of 189.J wir ( riie best showing Hint any city In the world had ovci made , that ( he methods far sur- pa&sed those of London IIRALTII OP SOUT1IKI1N CITIHS. The health of southern cities , despite their epidemics , stands high in Iho scale , though In noaily all of them the mortality among negioes Is large , owing to thu filthy negro quaitern Thu Houthein cities are now com mencing a general "cleaning up , " however. Oulsldu of the s'oulli , except In New York nnd Dofiton theie are no fclunm worth can- Hldorlng as danger hpols nor are foiclgn- OIH , how over dlity , a menace It Is only the two t cities mentioned that get thu worst of them. t And both of three have set to work upon their slums and the rlvlll/atloii of the foreign element , Doston having just started in | New York has nearly solved thlB prob lem i hy her "small paiks , " dug out of the worst of thc tenement districts , and the In fluence of thu pure air Is commencing to ho felt. felt.In In certain diseases the Improvement throughout the country Is marked Chicago shows . It In her detreato of deaths of In fants The New' York figures , made up In full detail , can bo taken In evidence of this decrease everywhere , though It must bo ad mitted that Now York makes a bettor show ing In this regard than most other cities SliK'o 1812 she has i educed her dlarrhocal death rutu fiom 211 to 149. and last year showed . nearly KOO ] rt.s actual deaths from ' thin disease During the past summer the record of three weeks In August showed only one-seventh of the total number of deaths duo to the disease , against one fifth , the proportion In the adjoining city of lirooklyn for the same time Antitoxin has now come Into fairly general use. Iloston , St Louis Chicago , Ran Fran cisco , Washington , New Orleans and Newark have adopted It , and Philadelphia In a meas ure. Cincinnati and Minneapolis are now considering the Introduction of planm The USD of this remedy has extended so widely that New York Ifi enabled to pay a largo proportion of the expenses connected with the manufacture of her antitoxin hy selling It to other cities , using the money for research lu connection with Infectious dlseuEUi Thu supervision of tubeiculoslH Is being slowly taken up all over the union , and In many cities It ha bet n olllclnlly dcclaiud u com municable dihcaso Disinfection plants built on new lines alu being lapldl ) established , especially In the south nnd west , and uven the smallest c'illi's of the country are begin * nlng to tiKe u keen Intel cat in them. \ii nr.s. It Is announced that .Mine Colette Dumas , the diughtcr of the late Alc\andei Dunua , is about to many lr Metra. It seems strange tint a St Louis womin houd ! offer $1000 for a husband She could bu ) a good doj ; for JJ and a parrot for $5. riev Dr. George C. Daldwln , of Troy , N. V. , has been maii > lng couples for over flfty ) oars , and the list Is < nld to have icached a total of : ! ,000. Judge Piyor of the New York City sil- piemecouit holds that veibal cruelties , Mich as curses and filse accusations , me BUlllcIont to wan ant a scpiratlon and an award ot maintenance to the nggilcved wife Isaac Newton , In his salad das , fell In love with a Miss Stoiey while studying at Grantham Povcitj , howovei , pieveiilcd the iratcli lie lemamed faithful nnd was over her tine friend , hut she was not Inconsolable and in.iirled twice. A valuation II.IK been fixed nt last on a masculine he.nt when tilfled with by ono of Iho softer Bex In Maine a Jnrv ban nwaided damage * amounting to $1 7S'J ' against n young woman who disippolnted un > ex pectant hridi'giuom at the lant minute. Tlio amount asked was $25,000. A Chicago couple hiving voluntarily dis solved partnership , they have hiKMted a raid In a dally paper announcing "dlvurco by aihei llscineut. " The simplicity of his niinngement will commend Itself to cvury one It still icniains to see. however , whether a common law divorce will hold water. Geoigo Itasmusscn nnil Mailo C'lu Ititenseu ofmlulioii wanted to gut irairlul hut ( ! toi/i / > was not of ago Onu of his patents v.as dead , the other abroad In order to overcome the dllllculty ho had a guardian appointed consent from this oindal was ohta tied , and the inarilagu was solemnl/.o4 iti.vr. . .TnmcHhlkiiinb Illluy. I.4 us lust 0111. selves a bit. Won ) ' ' vvuxo ) our hand to It- Kiss your llngei-llp * anil Hinllu U faifwujl a llttlu vUillu. Weary of the vve.iry ' .vny We have come slnco yestord.iy. Let us frel us not , In ilrcnd Of thu weary way iilieail , While we yet look down not up To seek out Hut lillltuiuiiu And the daisy , whont they \\uvu O'er the Klfcn homo of the giavu. Let us launrh us smoothly on LlHths.s lilllouj * of til" ln.\n ; , Anil ill If t out neioHH the iiiiiln Of our chlldlxh dre'.uns iiKain , off , lienentli the trees , O'ei the Ih'ld'M cue hauled MMH , Wheic Ihe llllfs aiit our S.IH | | , And out tic.igulls , nightingale ! ) . Whore no wilder utorin sliall heat Than thu wind that waves thu wheat , And no leiiiiwvln ImiHt above Thu old laughs vvu used to love. Lose ull troublcH-Kaln release , L.ingoiir and excluding pc-aco , < 'rulsliir ( Idly o'er the vanl Calm mld-oiuan of the vast. l > t us rest ourselves a lilt W ony ' ! 'W.i vu ) our hand to It- Kins your llnger-tlpx and smllu U furcAell a llttlu whllu. 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