Boston Daily Globe, April 8, 1899

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Boston Daily Globe (Newspaper) - April 8, 1899, Boston, Massachusetts Real Estate... The price of a Brass Bedstead sits down very hard on your enthusiasm; i it is a damper on your spirits. But the price of our White Enamelled Iron bedstead, in the latest architectural design, with complete mountings and trimmings of burnished brass, is less than that of an ordinary wood bedstead. They have all the lightness, openness, strength and neatness of a brass bedstead. In durability they arc better. In beauty they are certainly the equal of the brass bedstead, since they make up in color what they lack in richness. From a color standpoint, the Ivory and gold is more effective than pure gold. The amount of brass work varies iritb different patterns. The designer has been requisitioned to beautify the Inamelled parts, and the iron frames fre now cast in forms of extreme beauty. Paine Furniture Go. BUGS, DRAPERIES AND FURNITURE, 48 Canal St. Watch the Window! ► On Monday—at our regular semiweekly “special bargain sale’"—our Kneeland street window will be full of Domet flannel nlght-shirts for men, sizes 14 to is, regular 50-cent goods, which we will offer for Monday only at Thirty-five Cents each. I uesday they'll be 50 cents again. Browning, King & Co., Largest Clothiers in the World, Washington and Kneeland Sts. (Seen our {*2 hat yet?) DBE TO APOPLEXY James J. Doolan’s Death in Somerville. KILLED WHILE AT PLAY. Medford Lad’s Life Cut Short Suddenly. Harry Worcester’s Skull Crushed Rock Dislodged From Pile, bv He Had Been Placed in a Cell od Clarke of Inioxicaiiou. Autopsy Revealed Ao Trace of Alcoholism. Companion, Edith Hodgkins, Injured in Leg, Not Seriously,, } J !•„ DM > I; I), April 7 While at play V.- th his; cousin, Edith Hodgkins, Harry W neater, tho 6-yenr-old eon of ('harlot* Worcester of im Main st, was almost Instantly Killed this afternoon at the resldem • of Survunu St Denis on Forest The children had been attend; lg a birthday party at Mr St Denis’ home and were playing in un adjoining field ai the base cf a pile of rocks. (hie of tho rocks was dislodged and struck young Worcester on the head, crushing iii the skull. Another rock struck his little playmate on her leg, Inflicting an injury, but not serious. Massachusetts Off Tompkinsville. NEW VOUK, April 7 The Massachusetts, in command of (’apt Nicoll Ludlow. left the navy yard this afternoon i" join the North Atlantic squadron. She anchored at Tompkinsville and will leave there on Monday for her destina- Soldiers Killed by Exploding Shell, BRUSSELS, April 7 explosion of a shell in the fortress of Hay today two soldiers were killed and two officers and four soldiers were wounded, a street adjoining tile fortress was devastated by the explosion. Trial Justice Horace W. Bush Dead. WORCESTER, April 7—Trial Justice Horace \V. Bush died at West Brookfield at IO o’clock tonight. 50 CENTS Par Week Until Paid For, and $ LOO Down, Will Buy James J. Doolan of Salem, who was found dead in a ct ii at the Somerville polit c station yesterday morning, having been taken into custody Thursday afternoon and locked up on a charge of drunkenness, died from a stroke of apoplexy. An autopsy performed yesterday afternoon by medical examiner Durell, assisted by Dr William D. Swan of Cambridge, showed this fact, As a result of their work they failed to find the slightest trace of alcoholism. City physician Perry, who sent the man to the station house under Hie belief that he was intoxicated, was present at the autopsy. Mr Doolan was found in a semiconscious condition shortly after 4 p rn Thursday, lying upon Hie lawn which Kuriound* the residence of (.corge JI. Derby on Highland av, opposite Sycamore st. lit was discovered by Dr A. it. Perry, the city physician, and was later examined by Dr Thomas X. Duretl, i he medical examiner. Ii appears from the investigation of i he pollen .that Doolan, in eompant with another teamster, drove a load of furniture from Peabody, leaving that place jesterdaj morning. Dr Pi rry stated to reporters that from the outward personal appearance of the man he thought that in* was Intoxicated, a though the physician was un-able to detect the smell of liquor on tho man s breath. Dr Durrell found that Doolan was unable to stand, and deeming It wise to ascertain lf the man was injured in any way, he applied tests to determine whether Doolan was suffer-——•**    mI* 11 nm a concussion of the brain or By the accidental I , J* f fracture of the skull. Ile failed ! toi find any indication ol such injuries, ( I he physicians ordered his removal to j the po Hee station. At 7.30 yesterday morning he was I found dead in his bunk, and Dr Dear-I °fn was called, ii*' said that it) his I opinion the man had been dead an hour Thursday night William lf. Blakely! manager of the firm of Lee Bros, called at the police station and sought to offer I bail for tin* release of Doolan, but Sergt a* cfi arr, who was iii charge, said the j man was not in condition to lie released I on bail. Mr Blakely then asked to see Dooian I but he was denied the privilege bv the Hergeam, who, acting under orders of I Chief J’arkburs;, jp not. allowed to let (any one sec a prisoner. Mr Blakely was greatly Incensed at his treatment, he- Combination Book-Case and Oesk...... In Quartered Oak and Mahogany, Per Week Carpets $i Parlor Suits ®i ChamberSets®! Ranges ®| Per Week Per Week B - . Your old ttove "Sr taken in Week chang* for n*w range. We pay freights to any town In New England ann tar fares within SO miles of Boston. .Hall orders given careful attention. Catalogue, mall 4c. Free at store. BAB Ycarriaces C.H. ROBINSON & CO. Fnrnitnre, Carpets Ranges, Draperies, etc., 140 Washington St. Pock. Bg mire.    Admits Square. lieying that Doolan was not intoxicated. tho dead man in People who knew _____ ______ Salem give turn the character of a reputable, sober and industrious citizen WAS A RESPECTABLE CITIZEN. James J. Doolan Was a Well-Known Furniture Mover In Salem. SALEM, April 7—Considerable surprise was caused hero today by news that James J, Doolan, a furniture mover of this city, had been found station1 a 4t lhC    police .Mr Doolan was well known here as a respectable citizen and a man of exceptionally good habits. He left here with a load .d furniture for Boston about noon yesterday, His friends here refuse V, 'A1 "Vt!h<‘, statement of the physi 1 n * bat Doolan had been drinking. Page I Eighth Massachusetts, U S V, duo to arrive in Boston today; transport Meade expected late this afternoon; will be given a berth at pier 2, New England docks, South Boston. Thirteen lives lost and nine persons injured by another fire in the millionaires’ district In New York. Death of James J. Doolan of Salem in a Somerville pollee station was due to apoplexy. Big blaze in Cambridge on Harvard st, near tho Grant! Junction railroad tracks, last night: loss $40,000. Harry Worcester of Medford killed while at piny, Page ii. Political conditions in Jamaica left in almost a chaotic state by the adjournment of the council. Boston team will play at Richmond today; several college nines will play their first games of the season; baseball news. A Chicago man robbed and killed in hi* store after a desperate fignt Page ft. Close of the dog show, which lins been one of the New England kennel club’s most successful exhibitions Yale faculty will not allow the Dunham club’s crew' to race with the Hat va rd clubs on tho Charles. Big totals in the City league bowling tournament; series will be finished next week. Charles Jackson of battery A, light artillery, injured at the exhibition drill. Italian w'ho attempts to murder an aged farmer at East Haddam, Conn, shot down by infuriated citizens. Proposed trust of coffin manufacturers. Richard Hammill of Watertown arrested on charge of forgery. Start of 24-hour go-as-you-please race In Grand Central palace, New York. Page 4. M cavers at I'ontiac follow those at Dodgeville: nearly 9000 looms now idle In the Paw’tuxet valley. Cuban generals reinstate Gomez and will appoint committee to help him distribute the $3,000,000, and to help him in forming a rural police. Hermann lodge, I, o. O. F., observes its golden jubilee, Page 5. Death of Stephen A. White of East Braintree, who was Injured In a Knee-lund st restaurant. .Johnnie and Michael Elyko of Boston find their mother in X’ew York and persuade her to return home, Catugnlo sentenced to IO years for counterfeiting; de Marco found guilty. Legal battle over the receivership of tile Boston and .Montana company may come to a sensational head today. Latest news from Manila. Di Blas!, tho alleged murderer of James Kills, w ill not ba brought back to Boston; he will be tried at Palermo. Stockholders of Madge shoe company, Kist Rochester, N ti. anxious to find out the cause of the factory ( losing. Page (S. Ex Pies Cleveland and party had good day’s sport at Centerville trout ponds. Opponents of replacing the Tremont st tracks win a .skirmish in th-* house, Saunders’ order passed; bill to reduce number of Boston democratic caucuses. Suicide of Paul Helot, a Boston man. in Providence, Reunion of the Boston alumni association of Coburn classical Institute. Combination of woolen and cotton interests, with enormous capital. Page 7. Buildings and stock occupied by (Sen. C. Shaw' (Sr Co and others, Congress st, Portland, damaged about $50,000 by fire.’ Enormous catch of seals in lite gulf of I St Ha wren ce so far tills season. Death of MaJ 8. 13. Phlnney of Barnstable. AI lei, ,-d forged order swindler under arrest. Admiral Ka ti tx feels insulted by action of the German consul in Samoa. Steamship Norseman docked at East Boston; she is seriously damaged. Officials of tile Consolidated system said to be uneasy over the threatened tioup. Meeting of persons opposed to relaying tracks on Tremont st. Page 8. Good things in the retail markets. ,    }',vs    McKinley    to    be the chief speaker ; at diamond Jubilee of American Sunday : school union May 25. I" unera1 cf Airs Wolcott, the gover-I nor’s stef,mot her. Official train to carry Baptists from Boston and New York to May anniversaries at San Francisco. Page si. S< rational slump in (flocks Harbor front notes. Real (.date mat ti rs. Page I I. Important auction sales of horses and carriages. Page 12. Mrs Grot eau testifies in suit against Rey Mr Leclaire at Lowell that she found her mother and the defendant in compromising situation. Beef court of Inquiry admits as evidence the reports of army officers. ( apt Atkin, officers and crew of the Ha conia given medals for devotion to duty. Natives of the island of Sitnai rob the treasure chest of tho steamer Kwonghoi and kill hor first officer. Boston <Sr Bangor steamship company sued by Miss Edith Waterman of Boston for $300, value of a trunk and contents. Shamrock’s lead keel cast; Thorney-croft’s shipyard guarded by detectives. Thirteen Lives Lost in Another New York Fire Horror. Bad Blaze Visited the Cambridge District, Again It Was District iii on Hie 5th ires1 k Started on Harvard St, Near Tracks. Many Workshops Were in Danger. Meade Expected to Arrive Late This Afternoon. Will lie Given a Berth at Pier 2, New England Dock, South Boston. Starting in the Home of Millionaire Tenement Houses Also Andrews, Where a Whole Fam-j Were Threatened. fly Perished, the Flames Jumped Two Blocks and Claimed Another Victim There Were Injured- -- Nine Persons Remarkable Co- Flames Started in the Holton Buildingand Spread Quickly. incidences Between This Newest Tragedy and the Windsor Hotel Horror. NEW THS WEATHER. •lear Saturday WASHINGTON, April 7 — Forecast for Saturday: For Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, rain, with southeasterly, shifting to northwesterly gales Saturday; Sunday fair. For Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, with southeasterly, YORK, April 7—Another fire horror, second only lo the greater Windsor hotel disaster, appalled the city today. Again it was In the millionaires’ district, just 20 blocks north on 5th av. Thirteen lives were lost and nine persons were injured. Strangest of a1!, the flame- jumped j two blocks from a burning house to an- ; other, skipping the millions of property and scores of lives between. In the sec-, oud house one life was lost and several persons were Injured. The fire started in the home of Wallace (’. Andrews, millionaire president of Hie New York steam heating company, who lived at 2 East 67th st. Mr Andrews and his entire family, besides six servants, lost their lives in the iwinkling of an eye. The two servants who escaped were badly injured, one probably fatally. While the fire was at its hight and all effort# were directed to the Andrews house, the sparks set fire to the house of Albert J 'litii. two blocks away the north. There one life, that of an obi retainer of the family, was lest aud seven more persons were injured. Remarkable were the coincidences between this newest horror and the Windsor one. The flame- spread so quickly thai escape was cut off. They started on the same fatal corner, the southeast, at 07th instead cf 47th st; the same rumors of incendiarism were spread and, strangest of all, right across on the same northeast corner was another Gould mansion, tile home of George Goj/d. Like that of Helen Gould’s at «i st it escaped practically unscathed. The Dead and Injured. THE DEAD At the Andrews fire; Andrews, Wallace (’., aged 50, president of Hie New York steam heating company. Andrews. Mrs Wallace (’., aged lo, ilia Wife. Boylan, Mary, kitchen maid. Downing, Kate, nurse. Fiannagan, Mary, parlor maid. Neary, Annie, chambermaid. Petersen, Eva, chambermaid. Roth, Marie, nurse. St John. Mrs Gamaliel; Mrs Andrews’ sistf r-in-law. St John, Frederick, 13 months old. St John, Orson Baldwin. 7 years old. St John, Wallace Cardinal, 3 years old. At the Adams fire: Loughlln, Mary, 55 years old, housekeeper. THE INJURED At the Andrews fire. Byrnes, Jennie, servant, skull fracture! in leaping from window; at Presbyterian hospital; likely to die. White, Annie, cook, contusions and slight burns; Presbyterian hospital; will recover. At the Adams fire. Adams, Albert J., real ( state, slightly cut by glass. occurred t^iat wiped out every member of til ■ family save Mr St John, who was in Philadelphia, and six of the eight servants. Not another one of all the mansions in the block, not even the house next door at I East tilth st, nor the Andrews’ 5th av house, which connected with Ute burned one, was even ^coreh<-d. Yet the flamed) leaped two blocks and burned two upper stories in the house of Albert J Adams 3 East 69th st. it was l.5f> tills morning and policeman McKnight of the East 67th st station stood at 5th av and 66th st, in frot.t of Col Payne's house, the splendid granite pile built by Hie Havemeyers, With its queer conical slate towers. He heard an explosion. The next moment a great burst of light illumined t he corner above. “Eire! Fire!” yelled McKnight, going up the block on the dead run. The Andrews house at 2 East 67th st. just around the corner and opposite the Pig gothic house of George Gould, was Adams,    3    East    afire. Basement and    first story were a and    directly    to    m«aa of flames that shot halfway across the street and were curling fast upward toward the other stories. Not a soul was in sight. The block was deserted. Nobudy was in tile win-dows of the Andrews house, already ; doomed. Up to the front steps, three at a time, dashed the policeman. He rang and rang, but no one came. “Fire! Fire! Fire!” he shouted, pounding on the door with his night stick with {    all ids might. But    from within no j    sound came save the    crackling ut Hie flames. ; The drawing room floor was all ablaze now, and from the second story dows little jets of flame were leaping. For five minutes the policeman yelled and pounded, but within was only silence. Then from the basement came a dull roar, and the side windows of tile houses which looked out on Mr Armour's back yard fell out. At the same moment flames spouted from the front door of the Andrews house, and from the windows on the second and third stories. McKnight t ould stay no longer. Pursued h> flames that, leaped from the J root door he jumped down the steps. The house was ablaze from cellar to roof, and all iii five minutes. I lie house next door seemed in pet ii, too, and up the front steps went Mc- j Knight, rapping with his stick, shout- ■ ing at tlie top of Ids voice and pounding on the door. It was the splendid home of V. ii Rothschild, 4 East 67th, and here the family were awakened. Oat into tile Street they hurried in their night clothes to be eared for by kindly neighbors. But in the Andrews house the flames were holding high carnival. Every window was alight, the roof was on fire, the flames were leaping tar out. into the I street and a fountain of sparks was j shooting high up into the air and then j northward, blown by the brisk south-I west wind that had full sweep across I Central park. Firemen Did Splendid Work in the Battle. Capt Garrity Struck by Hose Stream—Loss $40,000. shifting to northwesterly gales; Sunday fair. For eastern New York, fair In southern, clearing In northern portion Saturday: southeasterly, .shifting to westerly gab s. Adams, Mrs Isabella, his wife, 40 I    ——— years, shock; treated at Presbyterian Heroic Work by Firemen, hospital and sent to Savoy hotel. Adams. Miss Evelyn, daughter, cut by fulling glass; taken to Presbyterian hospital; injuries slight. Adams. Miss Ida, daughter, shock, injuries slight; treated at Presbyterian hospital. Boigh, Mamie, servant, suffering from shock; now at Presbyterian hospital. Blazius, Jeremiah, engine company 44, hurt while trying to rescue Mary Loughlln; treated at Presbyterian hospital and sent home. Malloy, Mary, servant, leg fractured in jumping from window; at Presbyterian hospital. Quinn, Nellie, shock and contusions received from jumping from upper window; at Presbyterian hospital. CALL EARLY with your Want Ads for Tomorrow’s Globe to secure proper classification. A Stylist! Hat Is essential to the complete wardrobe. With the right head covering half the battle of good appearance is won - without it every effect of good dressing is lost. In Hats our Spring Styles are all right at every point—they look and wear well—they’re full of satisfaction. The prices; Local Forecast—Rain in tho morning, followed by fair afternoon and right; cobb r, brisk to high easterly winds, shifting to north and northwest, Sunday -Fair and warmer, light to I i i sh westerly winds. Tho temperature yesterday, as indicated by the thermometer at Thompson's spa: 3 a rn 37 , 6 a in 37', 9 a in 42', 12 .n JHP, 3 p rn 55 , ti ji rn sir, 9 p ni 41 _ 12 mid 39 , average temperature yesterday 45 10-2! . STENOGRAPHERS Who arc ut prMoat atnploytd, (sad ha sin ess addr*** sod receive haneuouiB Bad tidal article l/rw of dhirgek Warm Mfg, Co, Boston, Mas*. St *p8 *2.00 *2.50 *3.09 Haledon & Lynch 171 Hanover St. Below Blackstone Opes Evenings, The Glohe’s forecast for Sunday—The at or IU center lust night was over Virginia, moving northeast, with rain then j f ifing over the middle states and most I bf New England, and high easterly I w Inds prevailing on Hie coast from Hatteras to Nantucket, it will pass during ; t' (Inv, and fair. clear weather with tem-nemturca between 40* and 50* at the highest rind westerly winds prevail Sun-lay and probably Monday. At the banquets reeentlj tendered in Boston lo President McKinley. Admiral Sampson hud Gen’! Miles, Pommel) Champagne was selected fur Us pure qualities. Mansions of Millionaires. The block in 5th av opposite Central park, betw een 66th and 67th st s. is one of the most striking along that whole stretch of millionaires’ mansions. In it arc six house8, and in car ii dwells a millionaire. Each holts# Is of fine architecture without and of magnificent decoration within. Those homes arc numbered from 852 on tho 66th st corner to 656 on the 67th st corner, I ti *52 lives Col Oliver H. Payne, millionaire, brother-in-law of Win. O. Whitney; in 853 Mr urn! Mrs George W. Kidd, tho Albany millionaire family; in 855 Perry Belmont, in 856 Mr and Mrs Ii. O. Armour, iii- Armour is also a millionaire. Tile center house in the block, it cost $400,000 to build, is 154. it is now' included in the estate of Wallace c. Andrew,*, another millionaire, This house joined with 2 Kart 07th st, making a perfect I.. Mr Andrews and .his wife lived then’ with a retinue of eight servants. Wiiii them, too, were Gamaliel C. St John, ilia wife aud three little boys, Mr .St John in Mrs Andrews’ brother. In the 5th av house on Thursday night were Hut two persons, Andrew Foley ani Emma Banks, Ute caretakers. Tho house wai for rent, hut fully furnished. It was In S East G'lh st where the tire When the firemen got there, quick as they were, it was too late. Two more : alarms were turned in, three In all. in the meantime the entire neighborhood for blocks around was in a panic. People poured out of the mansions in 5t h av, 66th st and 67th st in their night clot lies, ‘‘Where are the Andrews and St Johns?” was on every lip. But not a soul had seen them. Not a face had appeared at any window. It was a furnace within the splendid house, and now it was death to enter. A dozen streams of water were pouring on the flames in five minutes after the engines arrived, and the firemen were assaulting the lire from the roof and extension of the Rothschild house next door. And then the firemen could see—two faces. Two poor servants, hemmed In like rats in a trap; they were standing in I he one window and looking out on the rear of the fourth-story diagonally j toward the atli av house with which it I connected. For one moment In the lurid ! glare tile firemen saw the poor creatures’ agonized looks, Smoke was culling already out of the window. “Wait! walt!” cried the firemen, but a shriek was their answer. Annie White, the cook, had jumped. Slut fell on the extension connecting the two houses, and when the flames died away she was found thoro, unconscious and badly hurt. She will recover. Another shriek, ami this Ump it Wa3 Jennie Burlies jumping. Over and over they taw her turning in the air. She fell on hor head in the yard, a pitiful heap. When the ambulance gut there she was unconscious and horribly injured. Her skulk was broken and several ribs fractured. But tonight she vvi s Still alive, without a chance of recovery. But while the women were Jumping, the firemen were fighting to get in from the rear. It seemed an hour. It was only JO minutes. They fought their way One of tile worst fires that ever visited Cambridge broke out iii a building owned by F. Ii Holton, on Harvard st, near the tracks of the Grand Junction railroad, last night about 11.30. Several manufacturing establishments, in the midst of which the Holton building was situated, as well as many tenement houses, were in imminent danger of destruction for over an hour, and that a much greater financial loss was not sustained is due to'the splendid work done by the members of the Cambridge fire department. The fire start' d presumably on the first floor of tile Holton building, which is occupied by Samuel Milanski, better known as Samuel Millen. Its appearance was remarkably sudden and, according to residents in the vicinity, the entire stieet front of the building was in flames before an alarm was*sounded from box 28. By the time the    first pier. of    apparatus reached the    scene the fire    ha . already crossed Harvard st to the south side and had seized the building of the Riverside boiler works on the south side of Hie street, A second alarm was sent in at once from box 28 at ll.lo, followed by one from box 17 at 11.50 and a general alarm ut 11.55, ’.'•filch called every available piece of apparatus In the city to the scene. Chief Hopkins    of Homerville and ''m‘    engine company I of    that city also    re- ”    .-•ponded. The flames were making headway on both sides of the street and seemed to be beyond the control of the firemen, who were driven back time and again. In an almost incredibly short time the entire three-story Holton building fronting on Harvard st was a seething mass of flame. The fire made amazing headway toward the rear of the building, and this portion of tile structure was quickly blazing furiously. The Riverside boiler works opposite furnished excellent fuel. Once started, it seemed as if the high wind would j carry destruction through to Main st and to the river front. The firemen could not get near enough to the blazing buildings on the Harvard st side to save either of these buildings. They were decidedly at a disadvantage. Chief Casey was not slow to recognize the extreme necessity of lighting it from behind the Riverside boiler works. Ladders were secured and used as battering rams, and entrance was effected into the shipping room in a detached building in the rear. A hole was punched through the side of the building nearest the fire, and several lines of hose W( re put through this, Hie men being shielded somewhat from the fierce heat. The galvanizing i room of the works was In great danger, : aud it was recognized that if the fire gained a foothold here nothing would j save the factories on Main st aud the J surrounding dwellings. I Frequent explosions told of the pres 1 ence of acids, which made the danger I greater, The heat was terrific. By this time the fire had gained such j headway on the opposite side of Harvard st, where it had started, that the ! three-story L of the Bay State metal works building had begun to go. The Albany and two large tenement blocks owned by J. Forristal, on me east side of Hie blazing Holton building, and occupied for the most part by Swedes employed in the vicinity, caught two or three timid on the roof, creating consternation among the inmates, who hurriedly packed what valuables they could and made a hasty exit. Trunks, valises and various articles of furniture were hurriedly taken to places of safety, and crying mothers and children were comforted by .neigh boro, who at this time did not know whether they, too, would not be seeking safety in a short time. Iii the J. of the Holton building the fire had taken firm hold. Here was situated a sawmill connected with tho Bay State metal works, where bathtubs were manufactured. Chief Casey superintended the fight ut tiiis portion of tho burning muss. Here Capt Garrity of engine 7, who was assisting in handling a hose, was struck full rn the forehead by the immense stream from one of the lines, which temporarily had gotten away from tile men. The force of the blow' seemed enough to have felled an ox. Capt Garrity for a few moments was stunned, He received a bad gash over the right eye. In spite of his injury, while still weak. he attempted to go back to his position, but was ordered to desist by the chief until he had sufficiently recovered. His wound was bound up, and he was soon back at the head of Ids men. Strenuous efforts were then put forth to save the one and half story building occupied by the J. C. Duff wagon spring Preparations Being Made for the Comfort of the Regiment at the South Armory—Transport Will be Met at Quarantine by Col Hyde, Quartermaster, USA, and State Officials—If She Shows a Clean Bill of Health There Will be Little Delay. These are anxious days for the relatives and friends of the 1200 men who compose the,8th Massachusetts, II S V, and who are coming to Boston on the transport Meade. Up to a late hour last night no word has been received from Highland light. of the passage of the transport, and it is doubtful if she arrives before late this afternoon, Orders were received at the quarantine station yesterday to hold the transport, if she should reach there during the night, until Col Hyde has an opportunity to confer with Capt Wilson and Col Pew relative to docking the vessel. All the preparations have now been made for the vessel’s arrival. As soon as the port physician examines the troops at quarantine, providing of course there is no sickness on board, she will pro cee i direct to pier 2, New England docks. Houth Boston, where the regiment w iii disembark. Immediately upon receipt of the news that th-- steamer has been sighted off the Highland. Gov Wolcott and Col Harry E. Converae w ill take passage on the police boat Guardian and pro end below to meet and welcome the returning soldiers, It is sa id. however, that no one will be allowed on the wharf, nor will anyone bo allowed to board the transport at quarantine, consequently those who have friends and relatives aboard will have to walt until the regiment arrives at tho South armory. Scores of men are getting things in order for the reception of the regiment , at tim armory, and last. night the last of tho 40 tables at which Hie men will cat their meals were set, wit ii a chair > for each man. i lie west side of Hie basement has lo en made into an Impromptu mess hall, with a string of electric lights over each table, and at the right of the entrance is the immense kitchen, in which several new ranges have been put up. and a sc( ie of cooks were busily engaged preparing tim first meal for the boys. The whole regiment will be accommodate d at one sitting, and judging by the immense amount of commissary store# that are already piled up there wilt be no lack of food. Tons of provisions were carted into the building yesterday, and for Hie first IO days a different bill or fare will be served each day. At the end of that time it will be repeated, and judging by I ontiiiucri on the Second Page. 44 The April Winds That Tell of    the ‘Violet’s    ‘Birth 99 Tell no sweeter story to humanity than to announce that the health-giver and health-bringer, Hood’s Sarsaparilla, tells of the birth of an era of good health. It is the reliable specific for the cure of all blood troubles—which are foundations of nearly all others. Therefore it follows that Hood’s Is needed in every household. 'Both sexes and all ages praise It. It never disappoints. Spring Medicine—“Hood's Sar saparilla is invaluable as a spring medicine; it invigorates the whole system. I take it every spring and through the year as a blood purifier I.. I oilman, Aurelia, la. Weak and Sickly—"I have been weak and sickly all my life, but Hood's Sarsaparilla has made me healthy and strong, and I would not be without it." Tornie F. Barnhart, Saw, N. CT. Languor—“/» the spring I am obliged to take some kind of medicine for languor and lassitude, and I find Hoods Sarsaparilla is the best to make a person feel steady, cheerful and happy." Gustave J. Sundermanti, New Bremen, (J. Swelling in Hip—“/ suffered a year with pains in my hip which swelled greatly. A friend advised Hood's Sarsaparilla, I took it and it has entirly cured me," Lillie Britten-ham, Hubbards town, lf. la. Health Jinn Down—“J/y wife was all run down iii health. After taking two bottles of Hood's Sana par ilia she was feeling better and is now per fatty well. Eats well ami sleeps soundly." Charles N. Prediger, Blair, Xcb,    * Dyspepsia—“Dyspepsia fro uh led me so I could not keep food on my stomach. Hospital treatment Jailed, but after taking Hood's Sarsaparilla J am entirely well." Kenwood, Miss. on the Third Pave. Spring and Full — ' Spring and Fall I take Hood's Sarsaparilla and it does me more good than any other medicine. A. G, Rhodes, Mlines. Ga. Springtime — “For yean / have used Hood's Sarsaparilla in my family as a spring tonic and purifier of blood. It is a strengthener. " IG, M. Potter, Hath, Me. Dyspepsia “/ used Hood's Sarsaparilla for dyspepsia, indigestion and genera' lassitude? and it worked like a charm.' R. }', Copen, Augusta. Mc. Indigestion—“/ could not sit up or eat, I was troubled so with indigestion. .Yow, after taking Hood's Sarsaparilla, I work all day and feet in Perfect health."1 Miss Chaa Fur up, Se war it, Xcb. Sick Every Spring -“/ was sick every spring /or five years, i used Jive bottles of Hood's Sarsaparilla and ii ave not seen a sick day since." Cl. IG. Sloan, Milton, Mass. Impure Blood— Abscess-1“Arn abscess formed on my right side, caused by impure blood, Hood s Sat saparilla has made me as sound as a dollar and tile cure is permanent." IG. ll. Heffner, l/vtra, Pa. Languid and Dizzy—" Fee ling languid and dizzy, with no appetite or ambition. J took Hood's Sarsaparilla with the best results. hor I . h. O'Kelly, I general debility I think it superior to anything."1 lf. Baum, Clinton, Mo. Continued on the Fourth Page. ti ever Disappoints Hood’s Pills cure liver Uhs the non-irritating and only cathartic to take -with Hood’s Sarsaparilla.' ;

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