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   Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 4, 1889, Acton, Massachusetts                                 i+Îf-'Vji  i  mïâmm  OONOOBD, MASS., FBIDAY,(|OOTDBEB 188Ö  KMl»  »At' Moiutwö».  W^>DBHOS., PVBU8HHB8  n, $100 per year,  60a; Three Monti», Mo. ifiooludinjii'osfaige) HTVABIABLY Hi ADVANCE.  , MARLBORO, MAYNABD, 'OffBD, ACTON, SUDBURY, ; .^ATLAND, WKSTON, Middlesex County. «0, SOUTHBORO, AND In Worcester County.  jMidpiIOlMi: 'CluiM'a Block, Wood square, HUDSON. r'AShirifcm Block, Main st,, MARLBORO. ,i Jb9nwd*S Block, Main «t, MAYNARD.  A®VK*tisii*O.  'rtS^'jfrfcb,- OM wsek, T&c; eaoh additional, 2Bo.  ^■»firasssfirsi««,. etc., is  ____H*1 to tegular rate«.  Mr tirofeMlonal cards, five line» of FMi/tfi per year. including a copy of  cM in local ooliunn, 10 cents a line  imt ajwhIMW". 'ftnab M Wants, *tar. Sale, To Let, Lost, Found. MUMt^IMffM four line«, will be Inserted Mrt week,fortwentyflTe cents,or three weeks tar fifty cents.  Cnr4 mt Tfc»»l<» •  !  Sot exceeding six lines, one Insertion, SO ccnts  BP 1 -Transient advertising, cash In advance. _ SOB rBINTINO  Of every description promptly and satisfactorily BtMOttO. ■  il lurrie d Co.,  Maynard's Block, Maynard, MEW AMD KOBBI STILES  -OF--  GOODS.  Gents Furnishings  Trunks, Valises, Umbrellas.  Pants made to Order  j,'  rfQQoda ftoUl afc Bottom Prices.  oil BejaM and CM.  Keil Currie & Co.  Oh How Hot!  Real solid comfort may be enjoyed by selecting your dresses from our large assortment ot  Crinkle Cloth, Challies, Scges,  XiMa Cksaknjn, Dalian, eisiksm, Prints.  "and other Seasonable Novelties, which we are selling so low that you will hardly miss the outlay from your purse.  We have a full line of Ladies,' Gents, and Children's Summer Underwear, Hosiery, Gloves, Mitts etc. Parasols, F-tns and Straw Hats are now ripe. Come and take your pick  •We are selling th  "Eddy" and "Alaska" Refrigerators  and Ice Chests at less than manufacturer's prices. New styles in  Tapestry, Lowell Extra Super, and  Hemp Carpetings and Floor Oil  Cloths just received.  A splendid assortment of Wall Paper, Parlor, Chamber and Kitchen Furniture Spring beds. Mattresses, Bedstead«, Cliil dren's Carriages &c.  Cheap for cash, or on installments.  futtles, Jones & Wetherbee  South Acton. Uass.  B. S. ADAMS,  Horse-Shoer  -AND-  MAYNARD, MASS., Opp. Assalwt Manufacturing Co.'» Mills.  Care taken in shooing Interfering, Orer-roaching and Tender-footed Horses. All work warranted and at •live and let liv«-" prices.  HOUGHTON'S  Stow, Maynard, Rock bottom, Berlin, Bolton and Boston  re88.  COACHB* leave B»li» and Berli* at «L0AM., oom ectlng at Hudson with 7.42 A. 41. tnla tor Boston.  Leave for Bolton and Berlin on ar  rivai òr tM f. tL train from Boston, fan bM| Bertls itImmi, 61 ctsu rsnlnai BslMs t* Iwh, Uccsu.  Seste* Offloe, is Court Square.  «. W. JOBBAN, P»fri«wr'  7. D. GILMORE,  DENTIST,  OFFICE DATS: Maynard—Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. in Maynard's block.  Northboro—Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, at residence Main street  HORACE TUTTLE  Hack, Boarding  and Livery Stable  VIMM IMMI C«e»rJ, 91 km.  Hacks and Barges furnished for parties. Orders left at J. C. mend's Drug Store and at the Star ble will receive prompt attention, Connected by telephone.  L. E. BROOKS, Hack, Livery, Feed  and Boarding Stable.  Hacks furnished for weddings, funerals, etc., and barges for parties.  Opposite Vltohburg H.B. depot,  P. J. SULLIVAN  Has in a full line of  Fall and Winter  Styles and Samples  OF-  CONCORD,  Connected by telephone.  9IA8H.  Hacks at depo.  MISS ANNIE C. BLAISDELL, Christian Scientist.  ABSENT TREATMENT GIVEN. ORT-Resldence and Postoffloe address.  Ceaeard, IHaaa,  THOMAS H. DRURT  TAIL OR,  Booms over H. S. Blehardson's Drug Store.  A good lino of  Worsted & Woolen Samples  To select from.  A good ALL WOOL pair of Trousers for $5.00. Suits equally low.  ^-Repairing neatly done.^d  Concord,.....Mass.  A. B. BLACK.  Wheelwrifiht & Carriane Boilfler,  - CONCORD, MASS.  Carriages  For sale, repaired, built or exchanged.  Harness Making, Carriage Painting and Trimming a Specialty.  Harnesses, Robes, Whips, etc., for sale or exchange.  M1RBLE & MITE WORKS  P. J. SHEEHAN,  (Successor to D. E. Williams Jt Co.) Manufacturer or and dealer in all kinds of  Foreign and American Granite and Marble.  A large price» tlia  assortment constantly on hand a, 5at defy competition, all and examine before purchasing else-Visitors alwayB welcome.  Bedford Street,  aprii 21-ly  Concord, Mass.  -NEW-  ï  The undersigned has opened a Meat and Provision Market in the rear of his residence, Thoreau St., where he will keep constantly on hand a first-class supply of Meat and Provisions of all kinds, Vegetables and Fruits in their season. Also a choice, supply of Vermont Dairy Butter. It will be the aim ot the proprietor to please the public in Prices and Quality ot his Goods.  A. F. BOWMAN,  CONCORD, MASS.  Foreign and Domestic Cloths.  Also a very fine line of  Qents'Fornisliing Goods  Repairing and Gleaning  Neatly and quickly done.  P. J. SULLIVAN,  Riverside Block, Main Street,  MAYNARD,  MASS.  H. S. HAPGOOD,  AUCTIONEER & APPRAISER,  StioAA7-, ¡MZa>sg.  HARRY L ALDERMAN,  Veterinary Surgeon,  Concord, Mass.,  Will attend to all diseases of  Cattle, Horses, Sheep, etc.  Orders left with A. B. BLACK, will be promptly attended to.  WILLIAM BARRETT,  General Insnrnce Agent,  Concord, Mass  The following Companies are represented:  Mutual Companies. Qalacr, II.Ir.lif, Wsnnlcr, Trader» and mechanics,Citiaena,and merriasack. Stock Companies. n.nf, Spriafltll, Phalli *f Karl ferd, Ins. C>. •( N. A., CsslImlsl.Fnr. Waal,., and Northern Aaaaraace of In.  syLife and Accident Policies written in first-class Companies.  Dr. CHAS. H. JOHNQUEST,  INSURANCE BUILDING, - - • CONCORD, MASS. Office open every day except Fridays from 9 A. M. to 12 M., and from 1 to 5 P.M. Frid ays, A-M . at Keformatory. Appointments made through the mail, box 132. Reference Drs. Flagg <£ Osgood, 28 Treinnnt Street, lkmton.  OLD COLONY RAILROAD-NORTHERN DIVISION.  Winter - rrnngement of trains, in effect on and after Sept. 29, 1889, to and from Boston and  Marlboro, Northboro, Clinton, Leominster and Fitchburg. ton & Albany Railroad depot, lloBton;  TRAINS 80UTH.  Trains arrive at and depart from Bos-  a m  Leave Fitchburg 6 25 Leominster Cen. 0 35 Fratta Junction, je 43  Clialaa 6 53  Bolton JO 67  West lterlin {T 02  Berlin 7 06  Northboro 7 12  Hospital station }7 16  Arrive Marlboro 7 37  Leave Marlboro 7 18  Marlboro Juuct 7 25  Southboro 7 29  Fayville 7 32  Franiingliam 7 39  Lakevlew, $7 40  Arrive So. Vrainin'm 7 45  " HmM. 8 35 Leave Mansfield Taunton. New Bedford Fall lUver  am  7 25 7 33  7 48  8 03  8 30 8 05 8 14 8 18  8 27  8 32  9 15 9 36  10 03  10 40  11 10  Arrive at Now York, Kail River line.  am 9 00 9 09 9 18 9 28  f9 39 9 45 t9 47 10 03 9 50 9 50 10 00 10 02 10 09  10 14  11 00 11.35 1 03 1 40 1 44  p m 12 15 12 24 12 32 12 42 «12 46 12 50 <12 53 1 00 <1 03 1 17 1 05 1 13 1 17 1 19 1 26 «I 27  1 32  2 40  2 50  3 12  3 53  4 02  p m  Wedn'vs <& Saturdays  4 18 4 23 4 21, 4 29 4 38 «4 3U  4 44  5 55  TRAINS NORTH.  Ïin  00 4 10 4 18 4 28 4 32 4 36 4 39 4 46 64 49 6 06 4 50  4 58  5 02  5 04  6 11  5 16  6 00 6 »» 8 10  7 10  7 20 a m.  Wedn'ys& Saumlav».  p m 6 25  5 52 §5 56  6 00 6 03 6 09  «6 12 6 35 6 16 6 21 6 20 6 28 6 36  6 41  7 50  Sundays am 7 10 §7 19 7 27 7 37 §7 41 57 46 §7 49  7 56 §7 59  8 14 8 00 8 08 8 12  8 14 8 21  W 22 8 26  9 2U  Sundays  Leave New York Fall IUver, New Bedford Taunton, Matislleld BmIM So Franiingliam Lakevlew, Franiingliam Fayville Southboro Marllioro June. Arrive Marllioro Leave Marlboro  am am 5 00 p m  6 40 4 50 6 25  6 47  7 15  8 00 §8 02  8 05 8 12 8 18 8 23 8 30 8 06  Hospital station, ||8 29  Northboio Berlin W. Berlin Bolton Clialaa I'ratts June. Leominster Arrive Fitchburg  8 33 <8 39 42  8 53 (9 01  9 10 9 19  8 20  8 45  9 31 10 45  10 55  11 58 «12 00  12 03 12 10 12 13 12 18 12 25 12 10  «12 25 12 29 «12 37 12 41 «12 46 12 61 1 01 1 09 1 1»  a m  10 58 12 15 1 12  1 55  2 15  2 57  3 02 3 10 3 14 3 l'J 3 25 3 10 K3 24 3 30  §3 36  ||3 42  3 47  4 06 4 15  p m  4 30  r, u  «5 17  5 20  5 29  6 32 6 37 6 43  5 30 «5 M  6 48 6 55 « 00 6 Ol 6 09 6 1» 6 27 6 37  p 111  3 33  3 40  4 :'0  4 65  5 25  6 12  ß 17  C 25 6 29 6 35 6 15  8 39 16 44  6 55  7 10 7 19  p m  6 25  7 25 $7 27  7 30 7 3X 7 41 7 45 7 50  p m  11 00 11 40  11 45 11 S3  11 56  12 01 12 07  11 55 {12 10  12 13 12 20 12 24 12 2» 12 34  {12 43 12 52 1 02  0 00 6 47 «>! 49  6 52  7 00 7 03 7 08 7 14 7 00  {7 15 7 20 7 27 ¡7 31 i7 35 7 41  7 51  8 00 8 10  LOWELI. AND VRAR1INC1I1A9I  TRAINS SOUTH. Suny's.  A.M. A.M. P.M. P.M.  Lowell,  No. Acton Junction, Acton,  Concord Junction, No. Sudbury, Sudbury, So. Sudbury, No. Franilngham, Franiingliam, Lakevlew, v  So. Framlnghain Arrive. 8.36 So. Franilngham Leave Mansfield, Arrive, 9.35  7.40 12.45  8.00 {1.07  8.01 1.13 8.08 1.18  {8.14 {1.21 8.19 1.28 8.23 1.31 {8.27 {1.36 8.31 1.41 {1.42 1.46 1.55 2.«  4.00 {4.23 4.28 4.32 {4.38 4.42 4.45 4.50 4.» MM 6.00 6.30 6.08  6.30 7.02 7.10 7.1« 7.W 7.40 7.48 8.00 8-10  8.20  {Pia; S:«lon. |8t ip< only to  {4.56 leave pw^ejrs.  BRANCH.  TRAINS NORTH.  Mansfield,  So. Framlnghain, Ar. So. Franiingliam, Lv. Lakeview, Fraiuingliam, No. Fraiuingliam, So. Sudbury, Sudbury, No. Suubury, Concord Junction, Acton,  No. Acton Junction, Lowell, Arrive,  P.M.  6.47 7.38 7.55 {7.57 8.00 {H.05 8.11 8.1» {8.23 8.311 8.31 {8.39 9.02  A.M. 10.45 11.30 11.38 {11.40 11.43 {11.47 11.52 11.55 {11.58 12.0H 12.12 {12.17 12.40  P. M 4.55 6.55 5.58 {6.00 6.03 6.08 6.13 6.17 {6.21 «.29 6.33 {6.37 6.69  Sun'ys.  P.M.  5.40  6.48  5.56 6.01 6.10 6 16 6.42  6.49  6.57 7.87  tStops nly for Boston.'passengers.  Connect at South Framingham with trains to and from Worcester, Springfield, and points on It. & A. R. R., at Mansfield for Newport, Fautucket, Providence, and points on Providence Division and Cape Cod,  8AAC N. MAS SHALL,Supt.OKO.L. CONNOR, Gen'l. Pa*r. Agt., J. R. KENDRICK,Gen. Mar.*  1  ... ...lv ■  and «tber plaoe* within doors, againsf foul air.  This can be done by using THE  Sherman "King*, VAPORIZER,  the only Self-Acting and Continuous Disinfectant ever known.  It sterilizes and renders Inert and harmless, all germs which abound in roui sir, and thus prevents the spread of Contagions Diseases. It purifies all places within-doo.-s, and keeps them pure, Irrespective of tbe intensity of the Imparities. It is in use in twenty-six school-rooms In Salem, and i>as the indorsement of tbe teachers; also in Lowell schobl-rooms— with the indorsement of G. F. Lawton, Esq., Superintendent of schools. Its work is perfect and absolute in all places. Osts to rnn a No. 2 35 ('eaia a Wear. All ^information had of  C. S. JACKSON, H. D.,  Agent for Hudson and adjacent Towns.  Here is Your Chance  If Yon Want a Farm.  At 1<i*ofi suitably divided Into mowing il At/I C9, and tillage, with a few acres or  loam, free from Btones, capable of raising the finest of crops and easy to work.  Cottage House omventcnt^MflTioeii  mented cellar. Good Barn with cellar under whole; carriage house connected. Water supplied to barn by aqueduct. Never failing well at house. This is a cosy little home, and is sold for the best of reasons.  Price, including all the hay in the Vara and theorop, growing on tbe place, 939 OO, ono-balf cash. Will bo shown free of expense at  WOOD'S RE1L ESTATE AGEN'V  Chase's Block, - Hudson, mavnnrd's Block, - Maynard  E. F. PARTRIDGE,  Toilet Articles of all kinds.  Brushes, Combs,  Fancy Soaps,  FINE WRITING PAPER.  Corner of Main ami Broad Sts.,  Hudson, Mass.  HUDSON  SAVINGS IBANK  Jtfts' Block, Main Street.  Depsaita Draw latere»* froai the «Kir Wedaesdav •( OcMhcr, Jaaaary, April sad J ply.  Dividends payable Saturday after ¡the third Wednesday in January and July.  BUSINESS HOURS:—From 9 A. M. to 12 M. EVERY DAY, and Saturdays from 9 A. M. to 12 M., and 1 to 5 and 6 to 8 P. M.  MONEY LOANED on Real Estate. Persons having loans can pay on the principal fifty dollars or more at any time and stop Interest on amount paid at once.  IkvkstmbVt Committee fob 1889.—E. M. Stowe, Cbas. H. Robinson, J. S. Bradley, Benj. Dearborn, L. T. Jefts. E. M. STOWE, President.  DANIEL W. STBATTON, Treasurer  HACK SERVICE  The undersigned would take this opportunity to return to the people of Hudson, his sincerc thanks for the liberal patronage he has received from them in the past, and to inform them that he will continue to ruu  His Hack from both Depots  on arrival and departure of trains, and attend to all orders left at the Post Office and Hudson Honse, as usual, and at residence, corner of Park and Washington Streets.  HT Orders attended to week days.  Sundays as well as  Hudson, June 5,1889. .:  P. D. GATES.  Blytlis Bakery.  Home|Made|Bread,  Fancy and  Common Crackers  ALWAYS FRESH.  Wedding and Fancy Cake to Order.  Bakery on Broad street; store, Jefts  Blocks Main street. HUDSON, . MASS  The  Triennial 'Conclave Washington.  at  68,000 WILL BK ON tHE «ROUND.  A CoiidetiMMl 11 latory of the Order. Its OU|ecU anil Origin—lh* Principal Officer»—.V Brief 8ketch of Grand Master Roome—Other Matter«.  The twenty-fourth triennial conclave of the grand encampment of Knight» Templar in the United Htut<s into be held in the city of Washington during the second week in October. As the grand encumpinsut is the governing body of tho "Rollgiolis and Military Order or Christian Knighthood," and is attached to the Mosonio fraternity, it« meetings are ulivuyn looked forward to with some Interest, more es)wclnl!y ns it embraces the whole if the United States within its jurisdiction, and is attended'by representative* from all parts of tbe Union.  KNIGHTS TEMPI.AR REQAI.IA.  The opening of the (tìwul conciavo has latterly ¡won celebrated l»y nn lm|>osing parade of knights, who ntt <-■> escort to the officer« aiul unimltei-H of fhe grand encampment. Such a parade is to lie held in the national capitili on Oct. 8t, and will consist of twelve divisions, nil inufcr tho command of Sir Mvron M. l'nrkor us chief marshal, with Sir Hnrrison Dingman as chief of staff. The following will show tho states represented in each division:  First Division—Knights of the city of Washington as special escort to tho grand encampment utlleers, who will rido In carriages.  Second Division —Grand commundery and Knights of Massachusetts and Itliode Island.  Third Division—Urand coinmundcry and Knights of New York.  Fourth Division—Grand comnumderies of Virginia, Vermont, Now Hampshire and Connecticut, with attendant Knights.  Fifth Division—Grami commanderies and Knights of Ohio, Kentucky and Maino.  Sixth Division—Grand commandery and Knights of Pennsylvania.  Seventh Division—Grand commandery and Knight» "f Indiana, Tpxas-i: Michigan and  Mississipi i.  Eighth Division—Grand commandery and Knights of Illinois.  Ninth Division—Grand commanderies and Knights of California, Tennessee, Wisconsin and New Jersey. V  v   Tenth Division—Grnnd|!'ommnndtVies and Knights of Georgia, Missouri, Alabama and Louisiana.  Eleventh Division—Grand commanderies and knights of Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Nebraska, A i-kansus, West Virginia, Colorado and North Carolina.  Twelflli Division —Grand commanderies and knights ol Dakota, Oregon, Washington territory. Montana and Wyoming. With this division will lit) a delegation frotn Manitoba, Can., ns guestsot' tho Dakota knights.  Tilo column will be several thousand strong, »lid, with tue brilliant banners of t he various bodies, tho gay ntii-forms and brightly shining swords, must presenta procession rarely soon, even in this country of great military parades. The maneuvers of the knights in their Templar tactics whileon tho march will also form a pmiliar feature of LULL- JJiLLLJlJJil the parade rarely CONCLAVE BApc». witnessed ill public or with such numbers assembled in one body  Sir Knight JL M. Parker, the chairman of tho llnance committee, luis been indefatigable in his efforts to make the convention a success ill every way. Sir Knight Allison Nailer, chairman of the committee on hotels, has made every possible arrangement for the comfort of (he visiting commanderies. Sir Knight James E. Wiiugh, chairman of the committee on finance, for tho past three or four mouths has given almost his putirò time to the arduous duties of tho olllce. Among the other committeemen who liavo worked hard and faithfully are Sir Knight E. H. Chamberlain, chairman of the committeoon transportation, and Sir Knight Harrison Dingman.  ìlio ( rand encirnp.uont is fonnod of the ofllcera belonging to Ilio stato governing bodies or grand comina.ideries. The latter are composed of the otilcers of tho sulwrdi-nate bodies or individual commanderies. As tho otilcers of each single body aro elected by the memb.'i s thereof, the grami encampment ia a purely representative organization In which every knight is interested. It consists of a grand master, whoso title is most eminent, deputy granii master, grand gon-eralissimo, grand captain general, grand prelate, senior grand warden, junior grand warden, grund treasurer, grand recorder, grand standard lieurer, grand sword bearer, grand warder, grand captain of the guard, each having the title (if very eminent, as olllcers; all the most eminent |>ast grand masters, past deputy grand masters, past grand generalissimos, and |iast grand captains general who have served their terms of olllce in the grand encamp-ne'it ; likewise the grand commanders, past grand commanders, deputy grand command is, grain! generalissimos and grand captains general of the state grand commanderies holding fealty to tha grand enmmpnieut, also tho tirsi, three officers of each subordinate commandery holding a Charter direct from the grand encampment.  The grand encampment of tho United State» was organised on June1810. It Is invested with (wiwer to regulate the order in general, the state grand bodies reserving to themselves certain rights of local government. It Iia-S the power to charter individual commanderies of Knights Templar in districts where there Is no grand or state liody, and has su|x-i'vision over tho question of uniformity in action and regulation. The mem-liers elect the ulllcers, who serve th -« years, «neh olllce lieingoneof honor and without puy or emolument.  BRIEF IllsTDKY OK THE KNIGHTHOOD. The "Iteiigious and Military Order oi Knights Templar" date» luick to the crusades. Although tbe present system dilfers entirely Croni the objects of (ho òrlginal Knight*  Templar, still many, If not an, tbe ceremonies have I teen retained. Tbe original order, which was for tbe protection from tbe Sara-oensof pilgrims visiting the Holy City, ma founded by Baldwin II, king of Jerusalem, in the year 1118, Worn this date the order reckons; therefore the present Templar year ia A. O. 771. Huguee de Payens was tho first master of the order, and la regarded by manj as tbe founder. Men belonging to the noblest families of Europe became members of tbe order, and in 1128 tbe popes—for tbe Roman pontiff then recognised the Knight»— Issued rules and regulations, prepared ezprese-ly by St. Bernard, for its governance. De-spite persecution the order has existed to the present time, although its ostensible objects have been changed. Jaquea de Molay, the grand master of the order, which had then liecome wealthy, was martyred by Philip of France and Pope Clement, but before bii death named his successor. Since that time the list of grand mas l era haa not been broken. Under the protection of Freemasonry tbe secrets of the order have been preserved, and it Is considered an honor today to hold membership with tho Knights Templar.  To become a member, tbe candidate must be a Royal Arcbllason, although there is not a vestige of Freemasonry in tbe ceremonies of the order. The emblems and banners show that the knighthood is based on Christianity, pure and simple, whllo Masonry is non-sectarian in its character. The banner of tho order is whito, on which is displayed a red cross, w i t ii the motto, "In hoe sig-no vinccs"—in this sign we conquer.  Among the jewels is _  the Paschal *Lamb. FUJ.T. DRESS.  Tho battle (lag of tho order is black and white. Both full and fatigue dress are worn by the Knights. Full dress consists of black frock coat, and ]>ants, baldric, sword, belt, cliaixmii, gauntlets and shoulder straps, with appropriate trimmings. For fatigue dresa the samo is worn, except that a cap with « red cross in front takes tha placo of the cha-pcuu; the baldric is dispensed with and glovee are worn Instead of gauntlets.  So highly is tho order esteemed that tbe Prince of Wales, grand master of England, founded a few years ago the "Grand Cross of tho Temple," to which only grand masters, or those of equal rank, can be admitted to mem-liership. Mosa Eminent Sir John Q. A. Fellows, of Louisiana, whilo grand master of the United States, was admitted thereto.  KTIIEXOTH OF THE KKIOHTLY ORDER. The estimated number of enrolled members attached to the "Religious and Military Order of Knights Templar" holding allegiance to the grand oncampment of tho United States Is about 75,000. Added to these may bo ni' iitioned fully one-third more of knighta errant: those who have taken tho vow of the order, but who are not now affiliated with any commandery. This would make a total of about 10i>,0()) Knights in this country alone, to say nothing of those belonging to the various preceptoriaB of Great Britain and the Dominion of Canada. Tho exact figures of the enrolled membership in tho United Stales \yill he collated by tho grand recorder of the grand encampment and presented to that body in an official report during the session. Tiio following may be taken as a rough e-1 ¡mate of the Knights in the different jurisdictions represented in the grand conclave of the present triennial year:  Alabama, aoO; Arkansas, 800; California, 2,500; Colorado. 750; Connecticut, 1,500; Da-kola, 5(H); Georgia, 4M; Illinois, 0,500; Indiana, ¿.500: Iowa, 3,500; Kansas, 2,000; Kentucky, 1,500; Louisiana, 300; Maine, 2,000; Maryland, 750; Massachusetts and Rhode Island, 7,000; Michigan, 4,000; Minnesota, 1,500; Mississippi, 500; Missouri, 3,000; Montana, 500; Nebraska, 1,000; Now Hampshire, 1,500; New Jersey, 1,200; New York, 7,500; North Carolina, 250; Ohio, 0,000; Oregon, 500; Pennsylvania, 7,500; Tennessee," 750; Texas, 1,0,Hi; Vermont, 1,000; Virginia, 900; Washington territory, 500; West Virginia, 500; Wisconsin. 2,000; Wyoming, 500; chartered by grand encampment, including District of Columbia, 2,000. The above enumerated knights are enrolled in about 750 subordinate commandor-ies, tho three principal of each bo-coming members of tho state grand commanderies, and forming tho body from which the four principal officers are selected to net as representatives in the grand ei-.cnmpment, os already described In w hat constitutes that august and sovereign organization. The names of FATIGUE UNIFORM. Restate or grand eommanderios thus represented aro detailed in the foregoing list of enumerated knights, and their local powers are exercised therein, without restriction bv the higher borlv. OFFICERS OF THE GRAND KNCAMI'MENT.  Each triennial session of the grand encampment elects the officers who are to servo during the following three years, and who act us such during the succeeding session. The, following is a list of tho officers elected in ISStl, and who aro expected, if alive and well, to act as such during the grand conclave to be held at Washington city in October:  Most Eminent Sir Charles Roome, of Now York city, grand master.  Very Eminent Sir John P. S. Gobin, of Lebanon, I'u , deputy grand master.  Very Eminent Sir Hugh McCurdy, of Co-runna, Mich., grand generalissimo.  Very Eminent Sir Wurron La Rue Thomas, of I/ouisv illo, Ky., grand captain general  Very Eminent Sir Reuben Hedley Lloyd, of San Francisco, Cal., grand senior warden.  Very Eminent Sir Henry Bates Stoddard, of Bryan, Tex., grand junior warden.  Very Eminent Sir H. Wales Lines, of Mer-iden, Conn., grand treasurer.  Very Emiuent Sir William Isaacs, of Rich-mom I, Va., grund recorder.  Very Emlcent and Rev. Sir John G. Webster, of Greeubush, N. Y., grand prelate.»  Very Eminent Sir John Parson, of SL Louis, Mo., grand standard bearer; Very Eminent Sir Nicholas Van Slyck, of Prov-idence, R. I., grand sword bearer; Very Eminent Sir Nicholas R. Ruckle, of IndVanaiiolia, Ind.,grand warden; Very Eminent Sir Edwin F. Warren, of Nebraska City, Nob., grand captain of the gua r d.  To these are attached two very important standing com mlttees,  PARKER, eo m posed of the following dis-t inguished mem bers of the grand en-o a in p ments  Committee on Jurisprudence—Most Eminent Sirs James iL Hopkins, of Pennsylvania; Henry L Palmer, of Wisconsin; John cnAMBiRLAD,. Q. A. Fellows, of Louisiana, and Robert R, Withers, of Virginia, all past grand ma» tersof tho grand encampment; with Right Eminent Sir George O. Tyler, past grand ooreunamler of Knights Templar in Vermont.  Committee on Ritual»—Right Eminent Bis Eyo^h T. Carson, of Ohio: Charles F.  Lott, of California; John L. Stevenson, of Massachusetts and Rhode Island; Henry W. Turner, of Illinois, and W. H. Egle, of Pennsylvania, all post commanders of Knighta Templar In state jurisdictions. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE ORAND WASTER.  The highest distinguished officer of the coming grand encampment is the most eminent grand master. A sketch of bis career of over "three score yoars and ton" Is. certainly appropriate, as more than thirty yoars of his life has been devoted to Masonry, at was that of his father, the late W. Bro. Nicholas Roome, of New York city.  Most Eminent Sir Charles Roome was born in the city of New York on Aug. 4, 18121 After receiving a regular school education he, at the'age of 21 years, entered upon mercantile pursuits, but at the age of 25 year* became assistant engineer of tho Manhattan Gas company, rising to be engineer-in-chief in 1842. During the year 1855 ho was chosen president of tho company, which position ho still retains, being acknowledged tho head of the profession in the civilized world."  During the late civil war he raised, equipped and commanded the Thirty-seventh regiment of New York troops, and by bravery won the rank of brevet brigadier general of the United States army. Ho hail been captain of the fourth company of the Seventh regiment of the National Guard of tbe state of New York, and is a member of the Veteran association. His career as a Mason and Knighta Templar is honorable. ' Raised in Kane lodge of New York city in January, 180(1, in two years he became the worshipful master, which office ho held for three consoc-utive years, being again elected in 187ft His sorvico was rewarded by tho members with tokens in the shape of past master's jewel, a gold watch and chain, and an album containing engrossed complimentary resolutions. In 1870 he was chosen district deputy grand master, and the following year grand marshal of the grand lodge, which office he held during the great parade of 1875, which marked the dedication of tho Masonic temple  JOHN CHILTON  Î5EVERE  '¿J  Be Is One of the Mast Popalar '-J of the Manhattan Athletle Ctak.  John Chilton Deferens, orw of tb* popular athletes of the Manhattaa AtiliMi» -' club, was born In New Orleans, Bqpfc.JU,  186a His height la 0 feet lOX tacfcM,«*! M . weighs about 140 pounds wim fat oAadmdn.j? He has just the build to mate * all round athlete. He graduated from E HU1 college, Ala., and the Columbia' t4w school in New York. .■■■!■  Devereux made, bis Brat appMwanoa ia the ilcld at the Decoration day game* of tha Manhattan Athletic club * year i ago,■>■ B* easily won tbe 800 yards novioe race In SI 8-4 seconds, which was very good time for a bit-ginner. Ho next appeared on 84pt. 1,' at tba gameeof the American Athletic elots wbco from the 17 yards' mark, in the 800 yard« race, he came in third; O. 8. Dingwall won the race. On l^abor day he was a starter in the games of tbe New Jersey Athletic clqlp, and from tbe 10 yards mark easily won tba 800 yards race In fast time. On t^t 8Mb OC September, at the American gamet, be«gatai' won half mile run and ran a cloee ieoaod In the 100 yards handicap. On Oot a lia beat Phibtw, the Oaeliochatbplim, asdotipn' In tbe half mile raco of tha oh«n>pVxtAlp games of the N. A. A. A. A. He waa alao second to tbe Canadian flyer, W. Iloifat,. He was third in the high jump, with a capital :  leap of 5 feet inches.  At the Columbia college games, bald on Oct. 20, 1888, Devereux, withtbandioapof IS Inches, tied Victor Mapes in tho broad Jump. On election day, nt tho games of tho Manhattan Athletic club, he easily won tho 350 yards run from the 0 yards mark in 89 3-5 seconds. Ho also distinguished himself by coming in second in the 100 yards dash. On Dec. 15, in Mudison Square Garden, he won tho quarter mile run of the Manhattan A t h -  t. O. DEVEREUX,  CHAULES ROOME. in New York city. In 1N78 he was elected deputy grund master of the stalo of New j York, and the next year most worshipful grand master of Freemasons in that Btate. His efforts in the construction of tho New York Masoniu temple, and nlso in aiding to clear it from debt, has made his name estimable in that branch of tho fraternity.  Gen. Roome became a Knights Templar In Cœur do Lion commandery, No. 23, of New York, in 1800; was elected eminent commander In 1807, holding the rank and position until 1872, when he voluntarily retired. Ho was then an officer of the grand commandery of New York as grand captain general, having previously filled other offices in that body. In 1875 he was elected right eminent grand commander of Knights Templar H the state of New York, becoming thereby a permanent member of the grand encampiiient of the United States. In the year 1880 ho was elected very eminent grand generalissimo of that august body, and in 1883 very eminent deputy grand master. The appointment of tho Hon. Robert E. Withers, then grand master of Knights Templar, to be United States minister to China, threw the burden of tho higher office on Gen. Roome, and ho satisfactorily performed all the duties by virtueof the grand master's general order No. 3, dated May 20, 1885. At the triennial conclave, held hi St. Louis iu ISSO, Gen. Rooine was elected most eminent grand  letio. club games from the 10 yard mark In 54 3-5 seconds—fast time for tbe garden track. His first appearance in 1889 was at the gamea of tho Titan Athletic club. In May, at tba games of tho Columbia college, be won fall trial beat, but was beaten in tbe final by O. H. SherrilL Ho made a splendid record oo May 30, in tho spring games of the Young Men's Christian association at Philadelphia, Ho won tho 100 yards and 220 yards raceaj came in socond from scratch in tho 400 yards raco.  In tha running high jump be tied Zach Cooper for place at 5 ft. in., and in tba jump off lied him again at 5 ft. 4 in. A toa was then made, and Cooper waslucky enongi to win. He competed in the games of the Lorillard Debating and Athletio niwociatloa on June 15, and won third place in the high jump. At tho Adelphia games on June 23 ha started in the 75 yards run, and finished seo-oud from tho 5 yards mark to J. M. Rich in 8 seconds. On July 0, at tho Adelphia game^ fropi the 8 yards mark in the 440 yards race, he -finished 3 yards behind the winner. A; B. George, who had 23 yards start; time, 51 1-5 seconds.  Ilo competed in the games of the WestSida Athletic club on July 20 and won. bii trial heat of tho 100 yards race from the 3%'yard* mark in 10 2-5 seconds, but was beaten ljt l$e final by F. Westing, the world's champion sprinter, and W. Christie, the flyer from' tha Titnn Athletic club. At the games held at Jones' Wood Monday, Aug. 19,. Devereoz started 10 yards from behind scratch In tba 410 yards raco and won by 4 yards In 64 seo- ' onds. Tho tinio was very fast for such • poor track.  The  OBSERVATIONS ON WHIST.  I  Playa*  WAUGIl. DINOMA.N.  master of Knights Templar in the United States—the high office which he now holds.  Gen. Roome was also invested with the thirty-third degree in tho Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, in which he has taken a great interest, and he became a meinlier of tho supreme council of the northern jurisdiction.  •Rev. Sir John G cera were elected  Webster died since the offl  King l.iulwl£ and Wagner.  I was once walking with a friend, n native of Munich, through one of the leading thoroughfares of that beautiful city, when he suddenly stnpjied, and pointed to a house which, olthough not a largo one, was of very comfortable proportions and was surrounded by a garden, and had overy appearance of elegance. "In that house," said he, "lived the ono man who was responsible for tho eccentricities of our poor demented and now deceased king It was the homo of Richard Wagner." 1 have recently read a story which is now going t ho rounds, told by a person who claims to have been in tho body guard of the unfortunate King Ludwig.of Bavaria, which says that the late king was not insane, and that the cause of all the trouble of the much-to-bc-pitied monarch was duo to llismarck and to a woman. How true I his may bo, I know not. Richurd Wagner certainly had an unbounded influence over tho Buvarion king, and if many of tho strongest adherents of Ludwig are to bo believed, it was Wagtior who prevailed upon him to withdraw from tho world and Its realism and live an ideal life, surrounded by the luxuries of art and music, amid tho mountains of his native Bavaria. Had it not been for the king, such works us tho "Ring des Nibelungen" and "Parsifal" would probably never have been produced with such grandeur, and tho gorgeous cost!o at Herrenchiemsoo would not now exist as the most wonderful of modern artis-tlo works.—Washington Press.  Test Which Every Whist Should lie Subjected To.  The test of every whist player Is his ability to accommo-If.te himself to his partner's play. I have knowii a good whist player, familiar with the points of the game and with tba ability and experience to use them toad vantage with a good partner, invariably uae tha signal when he was playing with a partner whom ho was perfectly well aware didn't know what tho signal was.  There is in America much more so than in England a vast body of travelers who amuse themselves during the hours passed pn tba train with playing whist. Among theaa players there will occasionally be found * star of tho first magnitude, and there will also be found a great many cranks. Now the good player will accommodate hitwnlf every time to his partner's play, and it would bo tho most foolish thing in thé world (or him to do otherwise. Sometimes, however, tho difference lietween tho playing of partners is so great that the best player becomea exasperated, mid gives vent to it, if not in * polite, in a forcible manner. Here is a story told by a gentleman:  "I was inveigled into a game on the train not Ionago," said he; "my opponents were an 'old timer 1  and a good natured gentleman, who perhaps did not play as well as his part-ncr. The elderly man made all sorts of disagreeable criticisms, becoming finally disgusted with the good natured man's play. When a station was reached a lull occurred in the game. Soon a boy rushed In with a telegram nnd called loudly for Mr. Bliss, Ha walked down the aisle until became to tha wlust party (wo were all strangers to each other) when tho irascible old gentleman said to the boy and pointing to bis partner, 'Hera be is—Bliss.' The other gentleman looked op in astonishment, saying; 'My name is not Bliss.' 'Well, then,' replied the old man, *tt ought to be, for ignorance is bliss." M  ,  TOM LAiramck  A Leaf for a Cradle.  Visitors to Fairmount park during the past week have been much interested iu tho splendid ¡specimen of Brazilian water lily, known as tho Victoria Itegia, flourishing in tlje par-terro above Horticultural ball. The leaves of tho plant aro fully a yard in diameter and shaped like green circular tea trays, with an inch high (order about their circumference. They rest lightly on the surface of tho water, but are of so strong a ilber that a dog or a ■mall child could readily stand upon them without finking. These loaves aro often used by South American mothers as resting places for their liulies, serving as a cross between a boat anil a cradle. Tho flower is an immense whito lily of wonderful purity and delicacy. The first blossom that lias appeari-d since tbe plant was brought from South America last spring iimi.areil ono day last week, but disappeared beneath the water on Friday. Another bud is expected to burst within a few days.—Philadelphia Record.  Miss Harriet Colenso, daughter of the late Bishop Colenso, has spent more than 115,000 In the defense of tho son and brother of (.'eto-wayo and other Zulu chiefs, for ulleged high treason.  Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett has bought a home in Surrey, England, uml is likely to spend most of her time there when not in the United States. Mrs. Buruett will probably return to the United States in November.  A Famous Showman Passed Away.  Mr. John V. O'Brien, the showman, who died recently at his residence at Frankford, Pa., was born thero in 1830. His father waa a stcno mason. Tho boy, at 13. started ai a stage driver on a lino running between Frankford and Philadelphia, and in- 1BW bought out tho line and ran It himself for two years. Ho then sold out, but continued the business l'or a w hile in other cities. In 1801 ho rented horses to Gardner & H e n n i ii g s to haul their show over tho country, and actcd himself  as boss hostler. In  J0B *  v - O'BHIEW. 1S02 he purchased a third interest in the show and Ixxame assistant manager. Tbe next year he sold out and organized a company, traveling under the title of Bryans&Kn, Dan Rico's circus. This interest he sold in 1804 and started the Tom King KToelstor circus, no thus passed rapidly from onsefr-terp/lso to another, accumulating oonsidMP-ablo property, though for two years past ha has been somewhat embarrasnd. Still it la thought that his affairs will show a modwate fortune. _  JOSH BILLINGS' PHILOSOPHY.  Faco all things! Even adversity is polits tew a uiau'u face.  Pleasure u like a hoi net—generally «ids with a sting.  Dry goods are worshljied II tais world mars than the IamM iz.  The devil owes most of bis suckoea tew tba fackt that he iz alwus on hand.  A learned phool iz one who has read everything, and simply remembered it.  Thai " iz no good substitute for wisdom, bat silence il the beat that bas beon disoovarsd yet.  Lazyncss Iz a good deal like money—-tha more a uiuii baz ov it, tbe more be seems taw want.   

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