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NEWS OF THE WEEK
III a Condensed Form for
HAPPENINGS OF TWO CONTINENTS
A Resume of llio Lest Important but
Nat Lett Interesting Events
of tho Past Waak.
Hlr Henry Irving, greatest o( KiikWhIi
ictnrs, In dead.
Ht. Louis papers kIvo high prolan to
tlin l'ort Intxl (nir.
Tlmru In ImiiiiiiI to bo lengthy debate
on tlm on n I nt tho coming session of
Now York pliynlolNnn urn twsltlvo
tlmy linvo cured Ihu timed of cancer
Germany In learning how near slio
was to war with Franco In thu recent
Mull Cnlnu, tho novelist, bolloves Bo
rlnllsm In it thliiK ol thu mnr future In
tint United Hinted.
Commissioner Mn will coon retire
from thn Philippine lommliidloii on no
count of advancing yrarsj.
New Orleans In almost free of yellow
fever nml surrounding towns nru ar
ranging to lift tho quarantine.
Tint Russian government will lend
tlm link ii all men money to repair thu
lamagu caused liy thu recent rioting.
Judge Knnpp, chairman of thu Inter
state Commuiro commission, snya graft
In railroads uiuy Imi fouml to ho nn hnd
nd in lusurnuro companies.
I'rnnrn Mill send nn tiltlinntutn to
Veni-xiiela mill limy hlocknilu thu coast.
Thu United Hinted will ralsn no objec-
ttous to I-ranee procedure.
New YoiL Republicans have nomi
nated Ived for mayor.
Mont machlim lenders hnvu heon In
llet.il In Philadelphia.
Karl Hpencer. lender of thu British
Liberals, hat been stricken with paral
ysis. IthiMln Island Domocrata have In
ilorsed Roosevelt's rntu nml revision
Germany In lrrltntel at thu dlsrlos
ii red of France, nml llrltnln regarding
thu Moroccan iiertlon.
Judge Tiiiker, of tlm Arizona Su
premo coiir , hit heon asked to reditu
on account of recent comluct.
Six firemen Morn iiijuird, two prob
ably faintly, In a colllilon between a
liorecart ami nn elect lie cur nt Chicago,
AIhiiiI .10 inoru Indictments will bo
returned against Newton C. Dougherty,
thu Peoria, Illinois, school suKrln
tendriit, Thu irconil monument In tho United
Mates circled to thu memory of Chris
topher ColumhiiN, hat lieeti unveiled nt
Tho Merchants' association, of New
York, through ltd honrd of directors,
lina asked tho district attorney to take
tepi to secure an Indictment against
tho llfu Insurance companies which
hsvo been thu Niihjocl of recent criti
cism, Raying thoy nru common thluvra.
Norway hat formally accepted the
treaty with Sweden.
A woman lint been nrreatcd for her
tporslstunt effort In trying to leo the
OHIcIaIn of tho Mutual Life Insurance,
company admit haviiiK paid oilt largo
sums of money without cnino.
Georgo W. Perkins, vloo prealdont of
tho Now York Life, hat gone to Hii
ro po to nvlod testifying regarding In
FLAMEO EAT FOHE8T.
Man Ranches nnd Houtot Ruined
Near Santa Barbara,
Hantn Barbara, Cat , Oct. 10, Ills
nslMiis forest flre which started above
Hiintn Bulbar Isst night nru Htlll rug
lug with tiiidlmliilnlmd forco, Driven
hy terrific wind until enrly this morn.
Ing, tho flnnii'M Hwejit over n Npaco flvn
tiilloN long nml tlireu lulled wide, ex
tending along the foothills nhovo Mon-
terlto, Hummerhind nml Carponturlu,
1'lrei nru now burning densely covered
vnlluyn, nnd tho mountain willed of
Toro, Romoro, Ward and Fllhlnu enn
yoiiN nnt vnrllablo furnaces, from which
flanied nru dliootlng high Into thu nlr
with a roar that can ho hoard for miles.
Hmoku In ilonsn clouild flonta ovot
tho roast, nml from Ventura to Point
Conception, within n radius of threo
mtled from thu center of thu flro, ashes
and cinders nru falling llko snow.
Tho (lamed havu burned over .10
ranches nnd destroyed hotidia, barua
nml other hiilldlngd on 12 farina, liny,
grain, henna nnd other ciopt nnd live
stock also nru destroyed. Tlio Ionn to
tho rnnrhora In building alouo It ontl
mntiil nt $00,000.
A vadt amount of timber In dentroyed
nnd moro In burning, Wired nro down
nnd roaild block aili.il by fallen treed, ro
tha' full detnlld of tho loaned are lm
MMiHlhlo. Huporvldor Hlofdur nnd hit
RKdidimiid, witn iuu volunteers, nru
fighting tho flniiit-N, with llttlit hou of
reatrnlulng tho flro In many hour. If
winda rprlug up tonight thu '"any
mngiilllcuiit homed In thu Upper Moo
teclto valley will bu threateii'd. to
gether with tho towna of Hummcrland,
Herein) and Catpenterla.
(FIGHT IN SENATE
Kale Hill Will Nol Easily Pass In
LOWER HOUSE WITH PRESIDENT
View of tlepretentatlvo Hull, of Iowa,
Ono of Pretldent't Friends,
In tha Matter.
TMAP8 FOR ROOSEVELT.
Railroad Senator! Schemo to Make
Rate DIM Toothlota.
Wndhlngton, Oct. 10. Between thla
time nnd tlio nvdembliiig of cougreda on
DecemlM'r 4, l'renlilent ItcKHMievelt will
hold n eurle of touferelicen with men
prominent In tho Iteptibllcitn patty in
congreN relative to tho procjiecld of
rallrond nml tariff legldlatlon. Thide
who have talked with him nt Oydter
Uy during tho aummur, when hie time
wan not 'liken up with penco negotin
timid, are witldlled that thu pnalileiit
will place tho rato legislation ahead of
everything olee, nnd, if It line to In)
done, will racriflio tariff legUlntlon In
order to get tho rniliond rnto hilt
through. Ami there la every reaeon
to believo that tho prealdent will nd
huro to thla Intention.
Hut tho prinlilent will hnvu confer-
enred with hid H'pporterd with n view
to outlining n rnmpaign In aupiwirt of
tho railroad rnto bill. Ho knowa, and
hia iiipKirterd know, that tho oppon
ents of tho boon lido rato regulating bill
nro going to rcaort to nil mnnner of
means to prevent tho pnssagu of a bill
favored hy tho prrdldent, and tho presi
dent It Just sharp enough to atart In
away ahead of the urtslon to head off
tho opjHMiltlon. Ho knowa bo will have
to outwit or outgeneral r-oino of tho
most ndrolt men In tho aennte, but tho
prealdent In nn slouch when It coined to
dealing with smooth senator, nnd he
ought to succeed even better than be
fore on thla Issue, becaiifo ho has the
great mast of tho people behind him.
Washington, Oct. 10. "Thoro is go
Ing to bo a lively fight nt the coming
aoBtlon of congress over tho railroad
rato problem, and tho houso will go
with thu prealdent." That is thu view
of Representative Hull, of Iowa, chair
man of the committee on military af
faire, nnd a man well pontod on legis
Mr. Hull, being nn experienced law
maker, nnd n careful man, will not
venture a prediction na to what the
sfiiato will do with tho rnto miestlon,
hut nfter n coin'oreneo with thu presi
dent, ho declared that Mr. Roosevelt In
ns determined nn over that congress
shall net In n manner to euro the "rail
road evil," and ho In eatfifled that the
administration will lenvo no stono un
turned to accomplish this result.
Mr. Hull is ono of those men who
take little stock in tho declarations of
inch men ns Senator Klkins, when they
come out and announce that the senate
will vury promptly pass a railroad
rntu bill. JIo knows, ns other practical
men know, that the scnato is not apt
lo no nuy eticn tiling; lio knowt Mr.
Klkins well enough to be aware that
this lb his method of campaign. In
his own ttato, whore other Republicans
nro seeking to wrest tho eenatorship
from Mr. Klkins, tho junior West Vir
ginia senator has cleverly thrown out a
nop to every faction In his party; ho
has endeavored to mako It appear that
ho Is in sympathy with vvuiy party
tender, and In working for his Interests.
At thu same time, Mr. Klkins Is man
ipulating affairs In West Virginia in n
milliner that will undoubtedly result
in his own re-election, nnd tho over
throw of every Insurgent tho takes
sides ngalust him.
Boil is with tho rnte bill. Mr. Kl
kins professes to favor rnto legislation
nnd gives assurances that a satisfactory
bill will soon pass tho senate. That ia
to allay thu prevailing fear; It ia a
clever move on tho part of Mr. Klkins,
who nt heart Is as anxious ai any man
In congress to prevent tho passage of
such a bill ns l'reildent Roosevelt
FEVER'S QrtlP 18 DROKEN.
Now Orleans Will Show President Its
terrors Are Past,
Now Orleans, Oct. 0. Yellow over
repori io 0 p. rn.j Now cases, 20
total U.170; deaths, 3; total 410; new
ocl, 8; under treatment 207; dis
At the close of tho eleventh week of
tho struggle ngairiHt yellow fovor, the
health authorities summed up tho sit
uation tonight as full of encourage
ment. Today's now cases In the city
wore nil In tho old zone of infection
and most of them are of an extremely
rJentlment In favor of some character
of national quarantine Is apparently
growing here and elsowhero In the
Arrangements for the president's re
ception and entertainment aro progress
ing, nnd every effort is to be made
while he Is hero to convince him that
In Now Orleans fear of tho over has
entirely passed. The route of the pro
cession to the city hall will carry him
past the Leo monument, on tho Im
mense circular mound on which there
will bo gathered several thousand
school children armed with American
flogs to glvo a patriotic irreetlna. The
streets through which tho president is
to bo wcorled are to bu decorated on a
PACIFIC CABLE LINES EXTENDED.
syJpL IB Mttitf'i3E 7V1T"itaM
After ninny yenrs of battling against dinicultlcs, direct cnblo communi
cations from tho United Mates to China nnd Japan by wny of tho Commer
cial Cablo Company In assured, nnd tho project of tho Into John W. Mnckny
Is on tho ovo of realization.
With tho signing of nn ngrecrnent by M. Tiikahlrn, Jnpnncso minister,
between tho Japanese government nnd tho Commercial rndflc Cnblo Com
pany, landing privileges nnd connections In Jnpnn nro obtained. Landing
rights wero obtained hy the company from China several weeks ago
KrTorU to establish nn all American Pacific cnblo to th far Kast were
begun by John W. Mnckay many years ngo. Various bills were Introduced
In Congress, but nlways met defeat until President SfcKInley championed
tho enterprise, In 1800, and nrged In n message to Congress tho necessity
for cable communication with tho far East. At that tlmo another contro
versy arose between the Henate nnd Houso of Representatives orer govern
ment control of the cable, and tho President's message wns fruitless.
In 1001 Mr. Clarence H. Mackny, prosldent of tho Commercial Cnblo
Company, went before Congress nnd offered on tho part of his company to
lay the cablo ns a private enterprise, unsubsldlxcd and entirely undor Amer
ican control. Ills offer was oventually ncceptcd, nnd mennwhllo tho Com
mercial Pacific Cablo Company wns organized nnd tho cnblo wns laid to
Honolulu nnd tho Philippines. Now It has been extended to China nnd Jnpnn.
WORLD'S HIQHE8T TOWER.
WAS READY TO FIQHT.
PROBLEM CAN DE SOLVED.
GUTTERS RUN WITH DLOOO.
All attempts to save tho steamer 8t.
I'.iul will bu abandoned. Thoro Is no
hopo of gutting nny of thu enrgo nnd
thu ship Is fast going to pieces.
Tho sailors of Admiral Kvnns' ship
linvo nearly nil sworn off drinking.
This ship has always hold tho record
for tho number of mon who could got
drunk when given shuru lenvo,
K. II. Hnrriman is nrTnnglng for a
Tccoril breaking tlrp across tho conti
nent Ho expects to go from S in Fran--cisco
to Chicago In 00 hours and from
Chicago to Now York in IS hours,
A movement Is on foot to induce tho
hundreds who now go to Europe evu-y
year to mnku n trip west. It is bo
I loved many of them would Ihi hotter
pleased with tho Wost than with Ku
ropo If thoy onco inado tho trip,
Rioting hat resulted In many dentin
in Moscow, Russia,
It Is now settled that Taft will go to
Panama about November 1 .
Hughes ban declined tho Republican
nomination for mayor of Now York,
Tho Norwegian storthing has
proved thu Knrlatud treat.
Pat Orowo has arrived In Oinnlm to
faco charges for kidnaping Oudnhy'a
In Now York
Tnft says that our const (lofonncB
could wipe out tho combined Duets of
nny two foreign powers.
Turkoy has ordered a torpedo boat,
to 1) b lilt in Franco. Thla will bo
. her first of this class of war craft.
for tho coming election
ia much greater than In
Cotsackt Trample Parading Strikers
Under Hortot' Hoofs.
Moscow, Oct. 10. A reign of terror
again exists throughout thu city and
adjoining country, as the result of rn-nowt-d
rioting In-tween the strikers and
troops. Desperate fighting has taken
place In every quarter of tho city, and
doxons of strikers linvo been killed
and wounded. The rioting K-gan early
suucay morning, wiien a bnnd ol Ho
clallsts, carrying red Hags and banners,
noaring ue rogatory inscriptions com
menting on members of tho royal fam
ily and local authorities, tried to pa
rade through tho principal streets. Tho
Killro attempted to disperse them,
when some ono tired a shot from a ro
olver. Tho bullet sevorely wounded
Pol I co Lieutenant Nicholas Pontche
vltch. Tho police then II rod a volley into
tho crowd, and charged it, only to bu
driven back with roino loss. Troops
ware then called nnd a sortie of mount
ed Uoosacks drove tho crowd Into a
sldo street trampling tho leaders under
tho feot of tho horses.
On the Way to Savannah.
Washington, Oct 10. John F. Gay.
nor and itrnjnmin D. Greene, fwho aro
being taken to Hnvannah, (In., to stand
trial on a charge ol conspiracy to de
fraud tho government out of a largo
amount of tnony In connection with
tho river and harbor Improvements
thoro, passed through Washington to
day. Thoy reached the city early in
tho morning in charge of secret service
agents, who turned the two mon over
to United States Deputy Marshal CleorKO
K, White, of Snvnnah, who loft with
them for Savanah,
Weeds Choking a Lake.
Mexico Olty, Oct. 10. That tho de
stitution of ljko Ohapala hb a plraBiiro
resort adjunct and as n commercial nvo
nuo for tlio great haciendas In tho vi
cinity la a robnblllty In tho noxt live
years la tho opinion of a woll known
contractor. Tho cause of thla condi
tion Is tho advance into tho waters of
tho lako of tho wntor hyaclnthe, It is
reported that tho government has made
nn offer of $100,000 for a way of ridding
tho luko of tho weed.
Raltull On Another Raid,
Tangier, Oct. 10. Rnlsull and hla
band Imvo again been raiding tho
neighboring tribes, murdering tho gov
ernor of Tohianconta district, The
doprodatlont of the outlaws have caused
a ieellng of alarm among tha populace.
Foreign Engineers Predict Success of
Panama Canal Scheme.
Panama, Oct. 10. After break
fast with Governor Magoon and Chief
Knglneer Htevens, tho members of tho
advisory lourd of consulting engineers
of tho Panama canal this morning In
spected Ancon and Iji lloca and the
canal up to Corozal, getting an Idea of
the swampy surroundings, At 3
o'clock this afternoon, during a terrific
tain ktorm, they visited President
Amador and members of tho cabinet,
meeting with a very pleasant reception.
Major General George W, Davis,
Chairman of the board of consulting en
gineers, Informed the Associated Press
that it would bo at least a mouth be
fore a report could bo presented. Kd-
ousrd M. Quellenkc, of tho Huez canal
staff, Adolph Guerrard, tho French
dolegato, and J. W. Welcker, the Dutch
delegate, informed tho Associated Press
that they could see no problem which
tho engineering energy and tho treas
ury of tho United States could not
solve. M. Guerrard said he thought
tho most dllllcult problem would be the
control of tho Chagrei river and in
connection with tho Culehra cut, but
they admitted that very good work was
now In progress.
Herr Welcker was very optimlstl) as
to thu future of Panama, and said that
ho thouiiht that a city bigger than
Hnenod Aj res would spring up here,
which would bo tho metropolis of Cen
tral and Bouth America,
Great Britain Offered to Give France
Aid Against Germany.
London, Oct. 0. The Matln'a dis
closures purporting to give details in
connection with the realmiatlon of the
French foreign minister, M. Delcaese,
because of tho Moroccan situation, and
the sensational statement that Great
Britain not only communicated to
France her Intention of supporting
Fiance in the event of a war with Ger
many, hut actually giving details of her
intentions regarding the place for the
landing of troops and tho relcure of the
Kiel canal, created mur-h talk In diplo
matic circles today and aro published
at lenuth in all tho afternoon papers.
In olllcial quarters, however, no ex
pression of opinion was obtainable.
Foreign Minister Lansdownowas absent
from the city and consequently it was
impossible to secure a definite state
ment regarding the actual lengths to
which Great Britain went at the tlmo
of the crisis During that time the
Associated Piess secured a statement
from a high olllcial of tho British for
eign ofllco, which to a certain extent
supports the afsertions of the Matin
INVADE COLORADO NEXT.
Hitchcock's Land Fraud Campaign
Will Bo Continued.
Washington, Oct. 0. Upon tho con
clusion of the land trials in Portland,
Secretary Hitchcock will, for the time
being, at least, turn his attention from
Oregon and jo after land thieves in
other states, notably Colorado, Idaho
and New Mexico. Special Agent Burns
and thoeo who co-operated with him In
working up evidence in the Oregon
fraud cases are to be sent to other
states, probably first to Colorado,
though this is not fully determined.
Incidental to this determination, it
is learned that Special Agent A. R.
Greene, who for years was Mr. Hitch
rock's most trusted representative In
Oregon, Is to be sent back to Kansas,
his home state, and will soon then-after
retire from the service.
Unite Cylindrical Hliaft to fie Unlit tor
the Atnunemcnt of New-Yorker.
Original always nnd In all things.
New York Is soon to hare the oddest
amusement enterprise on tbo faco of
tho earth, In the shapo of a tower
taller than nny structure In tho world
nnd equipped with a larger variety of
combined entertainments and utilities
tlinn nnythlng that bns ever existed
for the edification of the millions who
nro constantly and hungrily seeking
Called "The Weber Tower," nfter Its
designer, Carl Weber, ono of the best
known experts in tho matter of tall
steel-concrete constructions, tbo build
ing will bo uulquo In many ways, und
when It tins been erected, either In ono
of the park of Manhattan, or In somo
cqunlly prominent sKt, It will un
questionably be one of the foremost
attractions of the metropolis
In tho first place, it will reach the
enormous height of 1,250 feet. Just 25S
feet taller than the Klffel tower In
Paris, nnd more than twice ns tall as
tho Washington monument, which,
with .V5 feet. Is nt present the high
est permanent structure In the world.
It will ho far overtop everything In
New York that comparison Is Idle, the
Park Row building, which now holds
pre-eminence, being only .182 feet high,
nnd the Ht, Paul building, ranking
second, having but 308 feet. In Eu
roiK?. after tho Klffel tower, thcro Is
only the Pint Cathedral, with C28 feet.
Ettectlva When Signed,
Washington, Oct. 10, Tho lieatyof
earo between Russia and Japan will
U-come tffectlvo upon its approval
without awaiting the formal oxchanee
of latitlcatlons at Washington.
This Inl.umatlon was imparted at the
Japanese legation today. This courso
has IxHjn decided upon in ordor that tho
speediest possible termination of tho
war may bo had. As aon as It has
been signed, this fact will bo communi
cated to tho State department, nndAhis
government will apprise each omperor
of the act ol tho other.
Lots at Least 820,000.
Santa Barbara, Cal., Oct. 10. At 8
o'clock tonight Forest Supervisor Sloa
son gavo out the statement that tbo fire
which has been raging in the moun
tains since last Saturday night la now
under control, although a strong wind
might again spread the tlainea to new
localities. The property loss ns a re
sult of thu ilro Ib variously estimated
from $20,000 to (100,000, but tho
former figure Ib believed to bo nearest
Census Report on Cotton.
Washington, Oct. 10. The Ceniua
bureau today issued a bulletin showing
the production and distribution of the
cotton of tho United States available
between Septomlter 1, 1004, aud Sep
toolbar 1, 1005, to bo 14,465,004 bales,
Grand Naval Pageant.
Toklo, Oct. 0. Tho coming visit to
Japanese waters of tho British (quad
ron, commanded by Vice Admiral Sit
Gerald Noel, will, it ia expected, bo
made tbo occasion soon after the ratifi
cation of peace of a grand naval review,
which, with Admiral Togo's triumph
ant entry into the city, will offer a
splendid occasion for diverting tho peo
ple's attention from the unsatisfactory
terms of tho treaty. It is believed that
the authorities will do everything poa
slble to utilize these events aa demon
strations of the fact that the peace of
Asia ia guarded by tho two powerful
allies. American warships aro expect
ed to bo present at tho naval review.
Renew Attack on Germany.
Paris, Oct. 0 A marked reaction in
public sentiment has followed the
Franco-Gorman vrcord concerning the
Morocco conference-. Many leading
uowspa)ers aro renewing their cam
paign of criticism against Germany.
This is due principally to Chancellor
von Buolow'a open statements favoring
n RusBo-German rapprochement. The
Matin reviews tho circumstances ol M.
Dolcaaao's retirement from the Foreicn
ofiico, alleging that a number ol sensa
tional events occurred in connection
with the change.
Panama at Peace Congress.
Panama, Oct. 0. Tho newest of the
world's republics, as well as of tbo na
tions of the wostorn world, is proving
that it is possessed of a spirit of pro
gress nnd a desire to mako itself known
in the domain of world events that is
worthy of emulation by some of its sis
ter states. Llttlo Panama will make
her first appearaucu on tho internation
al atngo at the next peaco congress at
Tho Hague. In the invitation extend
ed by tho cxar, Panama was recognized.
Mako Battleships Larger.
Washington, Oct. 0. Secretary Bon
aparte baa under consideration a recom
mendation made to him that he reouest
congress to increase tho tonnago of the
two battloslilpa authorised at the last
session Iron. 10,000 to 18,000 tons,
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but thts In excvllcl by tho City
In Philadelphia, with MS feet.
Height nlone, however, will not bo
the chief recommendation of tho Web
er tower. It will bo a skyscraper of
nnl vernal Invitation. If you are a
business man you will bo able to rent
oMcea Inside Its tail but lofty
stretched. If you want an evening's
frolic you will bo escorted to tho highest-roof
gnrtlon In tho world, 1,100 feet
above the sidewalk, which Is so high
that every other roof garden will look
llko a pigmy patch of light without
form or substance. If yon nro nu as
tronomer you will find all the pnrn
phernalla for the study of tho heavens
nt such close range that you will hard
ly need a telescope. And, above nil,
thoro will bo tho necessary precautions
to prevent you Jumping off If you nro
ono of thoso persons who get that lm
pulso whenever they reach tho top of
n high place.
Although virtually nothing has been
known of this reumrknblo project ex
cept by thoso most Intimately asso
ciated with It, tho plnns Imvo so far
progressed that In all likelihood It will
bo nn accomplished fact In n reason
ably short time. Several of tlio most
lntluontlnl capitalists In New York
have taken It up nnd have been so
much Impressed with It that tho, vast
aunt required for It Is practtcully
ready nnd actual work will probably
begin before tho whiter sets In, So
thoroughly hao the schemo, been
worked out that tlio wholo structure
can bo completed nnd ready for uso
within a yenr nfter the beginning of
In design the tower will bo entirely
novel. Its main part Is to bo cylin
drical, in tho form of a shnft of thirty-five
foot Insldo diameter, tho lower
800 feet reinforced by n system of
ribs, while the largest ontsldo diam
eter will bo 140 feet. IJalconJes for
tho accommodation of visitors will bo
provided at various height, and tho
highest platform nccosslblo to tho pub
lic win do 1,200 feet nbovo tho street
lovch where there will bo spneo for
ns mnny ns 1,000 persons nt ono time.
According to present plnns, eight el
orators will run In tho mnln shaft,
with a capacity of about 1,230 per
sons every hour. The main platform,
howover, where thoro will bo a roof
garden that can bo inclosed when tho
necessity nrlse, will be 1,100 feet high.
Hero there will bo refreshment stands,
a pott otnee, telegraph offlce, public
telephones, toilet rooms nnd nbout ev
erything else that modern exigencies
demand, while well-informed guldw
will bo In attendance- to point out nnd
explain tho wonderful views from
every sldo nnd to furnish field glasses
when required. Another novel fea
ture will b provision for n United
States weather observatory, which will
bo higher than any now In use, an
well as several rooms applicable to
private scientific research.
From tho base of the tower tin tu
the 300-foot balcony there will bo
eighteen stories, some of which will
bo utilized for offlce purposes and somo
for entertainment. There will bo am
plo room for n theater, as well ns for
a museum and other exhibitions. As
a matter of fact, half n doxen distinct
entertainment enterprises may bo In
cluded in this grent space without con
flict Tho second floor, however, will
bo reserved for n restaurant of tho
first clast, with nbout 10,000 square
feet of floor space, nnd, of courso, tho
most up-to-dato Improvements In tho
way of comfort nnd decoratlvo effect
On tho lower floor there will bo
stores, but only such as will bo In har
mony with tho punoses of tho entire
edifice, nnd here also will bo located
tho electric machinery for he opera
tion of the elevators and the power
for the light, heat ventilation, ap
paratus, nnd so on, although this will
be of such a magnitude that a part of
It will go below tho main stairway
Although details of tho architectural
ornamentation have not yet been per
fected. It Is promised that the en
trances especially will bo extraordi
narily elaborate, with marble columns,
spacious stairways, promenades, recep
tion rooms nnd other features of lux
ury nnd splendor. So fnr ns mny be
jiosslblo this effect of richness will be
striven for from the base of the build
ing to the top of the tower.
Whatever other attractions tho build
ing may coiitnlii, tho top of It will bo
the grenteat, by reason of tho lm
lueuse height und the magnificent view
to bo bad there, to say nothing of tho
quality of tho nlr In nny kind of
weather. Before tho eyes of tho spec
tator there will He tho wholo city of
Now York, tho Atlantic Ocean ns far
ns the sight can reach, tho Hudson
river and tho surrounding country to
a distance of 2.V) mllei. It has been
estimated that tho view will tnke lit a
territory of 20,000 square miles.
Pushing the Old Folks Aside,
When the babies nro cross and a
man would llko u quiet retreat thcro
Is none for him. But In a few yearn,
when the children are grown and ho
Is In the way, the daughters and
mother put their heads together and
originate a den. There Is no den for
the mqther hecauso she gracefully
eliminates herself by sitting In tho
kitchen or running over to a neigh
bor's. It is her natural disposition to
hide In a corner or remove herself en
tirely, nnd It Is not the natural disposi
tion of tho father. Heuco tho den, It
bus a couch nnd somo pipes nnd to
bacco und the books which tho neigh
bors haven't got urouml to Iwrrowln;:
us yet, though If futhor begins a story
to-day the book will bo found to in
loaned out when bo wants to Mulsh It
to-morrow. Tho den Is a fashloimblu
way of pushing thu old man out If
there Is ono In your homo, Mr Man,
don't bo deceived. Atchlxon, ICnn.,
No, Aloucn, a mnn doeiu't necenm
rlly work because be has a Job,