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   New York World (Newspaper) - August 29, 1897, New York, New York                                f THE WORLD AUGUST STARTED FAP IN ANCHOR AIM THE ARM or m M ALEKISS TATTOOED f i V lNE has come into fashion again In this part of the Of course thlr that women are takins it because mere men could not a of that Iho human decoratorinchief in thlc country calls the IndK ink figures which Is much finer than the old and no doubt means a lot There ore people who will tell you that It is a now that lovely woman Is simply delighted with and that tattooing is bound tobecome a If you as he will tell you that the fiehlonable worlu hao a revival of Interest In tattooing every as a and that the mania la just about knows about He Is a Nestor of a past master of decorating the human flesh for a He has been scratching India ink Into the human Bkln for more than twenty years right In this with occasional trips He has done more to make humanity blue than any other one man except OReilly declares upon his sacred needle that at the present moment he has more engagements ahead than he can and that they are with society One has to do with a young ladles No fewer than twelve misses who are sent to New York to be polished and whose papas pay large annual sums to have their daughters taught many things that they wJll forget straightaway when they have sense have told OReilly that he must begin work on them as soon as Eehool opens in There Is one thing about Is a dlscree Having so long associated with the upper am lower classes in the same so to he has learned OReilly never mentions He will talk in a general way while he is doing that which usually occupies him when he le not busy but au will neither names nor ad As a people who are particularly may be proud of it but they do not want the world to know about And if OReilly blabbed ahout his calls them his although his studio Is In Chatham would find his orders falling There are many fashionable women In New York iwho are tattooed more or and there are hundreds of men whose bodies are Tattooing can be If you have seen only the ragged Wue and red figures which sailors you know nothing about the art of About threefourths of the young men who so to Japan come back wltff tattooing on their and even the prejudice I against the barbaric and senseless adornment cannot Wind fact that the design Is cue of and Is exe cuted with rare Horl Chyos work is known the world Ho s tho Shakespeare of tattooing so to because none other approaches There Is an able taitooer in Sutherland Mac like has found that many colors can be The Sutherland and OReilly are tha three greatest tattoolsts In Some people place OReilly but they have not seen much of Chyos Able men like who prove to us conclu sively that we must be bad because our ears are too long or the tips of our lingers too have shown that tattooing is a criminal tendency and also an In dication of latent Still people go on and bs como OReilly says that he has never known the mania for tattooing to be as strong as It Is at OReilly alwayo calls it particularly when he Is refer ring to He says that It takes too arm a grip to be called a It was e little more than five years ago that the London newspapers were compelled to take notice il the tattooing mania in It was then an nounced that it had started in It was soberly that threefourths of tho society women In this country were decorated In and the writers discussed the effect of It on OReilly remembers that craze very It was the result of the homecoming of a number of men ana wealth who had passed a year In and who came homo with the work of Chyo on their arms and If you have never seen one of Chyos spider webs on a white shoulder you can have no idea of his while one of his dragons is beyond adequate descrip Chyo is really an IIe can draw with mar vellous and his achievements in this direc tion are equalled only by his Chyo usca browns and greens with startling lite lines are as distinct and delicate as If they were mado with the finest of delicate The fame of the man who works in the tiny room at 5 Chatham Square has extended around the You might think that a man having such fame would not remain In Chatham which Is anything but a fashionable But OReilly knows his busi His work for the fashionables is done at their They never come to his On the other the sailors and men who are in nowise distinguished lor wealth or yet who want to be llnd the Chatham Square address very During the former wave for tattooing OReilly found It advisable to travel to other cities to meet tho de mand for hie style of He went to Phila and later It must not he supposed that OReilly has nothing to do when tattooing Is at low so to There are always people who want indelible designs on their There is never a time when lie has not the viame some fashionable personage on his When he Is not very busy he is experimenting In his OReilly Invented tho electric which even Chyo Iws This marks a marvel lous stride In It almost does away with and lessens the time onequarter of that required by tho old Then ho is constantly making new which he places In his book for tho guidance ol those who have no particular Just now OReilly feels that he owes a debt of grati tude to the Parisian beauty who appeared at a ball with a liny crest of royalty delicately traced on one of her beautiful white It made all Paris talk of and started a craze Princess Chlmay was one of tho first to follow the Half a dozen boardingschool misses who wera IS THIS EARTHHERRING ITS a THE DUKE OF SENSATIONAL announcement is made by I Mf Severinus director of the Goodsell Observatory of the Carleton North tho greatest university of tlie Jnder the modest title of Visibility of IntraMercurial Corrlgan writes a paper for Popular tho recognised organ of English and Amor ftt in which he asserts that the earth U closely approaching an extremely critical epoch of and while the actual day cannot be fore certain destruction is Astronomers in all parts of the world are confessing failure to account for the appearance of IWo re Stable sunspots which are engaging the attention i the whole scientific With his fellow astron pers Corrlgan has been making a cloqe and examination of these spots on tho and investigation has discovered the ex nce of three hitherto unknown planets which I tearing through space between our earth and the disclosure Corrlgan finds in the condition of atmospheric disturbances to doubt that the sunspots are due to the ion sun of an entirely new ftnew may at any t break1 away from the and the terrific ex will necessarily accompany this breaking will produce a fgteat dlstui banco of the entire but particularly of the perhaps corn smashing and suiely destroying all animal tang aa well as in the Ctyrrigan no qondltlons to his an Ho does not qualify his prediction with any clauses about events that may only possibly hap pen and bring about the destruction of all life on the HE shows conclusively that this now planet is unmistakably nearly completely separated from the and as all the available gaseous space between tho earth anil the nun IB now fully occupied by the other existing planets in that when tho new planet burns Itself off from the sun the want of suffi cient gaseous space for It to roam around In must without fail prpduco the great disturbance that ho warns all men to be prepared Neither is this tremendous disturbance of tho earth and the destruction of all life upon it completely un says similar de tachmont of solar matter by the same means is known by scientists to have occurred years a period simultaneous with the palaeozoic at winch time all animal and vegetable life then existing on the face of the earth was completely crushed Tho announcement of Corrlgan continues Tlv results of my investigation on this subject Indlcat that the earth is closely approaching a critical epoci In its career day or the Hour of visitationno man but those results have convinced me that it is Look to the The law of tho series of planetary developmen from the gaseous nebula whlcl I have and through which I have derived th mean distances of the bodies indicates tha between the mean and thc present sur face of the sun there are four more possible orbits in which planets may move hut it is probable that 1 such IntraMcrcutjal bodies do exist their dimension are much less than those of the smallest of the thre above and It Is even probable that the grea intensity of the solar radiation in the Immediate vi clnlty of the sun may have prevented tho agglomera ton of the jKrtar matter there detached Into planetar and caused It to be diffused In ATTOOIMQ ON THE BACK OF A NEW YORK SOCIETY MANFROM A broad undergoing the finishing process infeotuCt y tho and wlion Uiuy rut urn eel they Imnia lutely dooi led to bo talLoueQ OReilly lvcd an by mall to present himself at In Fifth Mo went there and found six oung women auxioud to bo decorated in And the cmand has boon Increasing ever Tho nrtlst never asks the jiumtH of his 7e Is careful to ask no questions at He simply oes the takes his money and actrosstys have been quick to take up the It appeals to them LJut they have p bo careful about selecting u The most aUJl ully executed design would look like a dlsllstirometit n tho Olloilly was working1 In his little studio n Chatham Square while the talked about his Nearly all of my rich customers are al hough I have tattooed many men of said OReilly while tho electric needle pricked a yecret ccioty design In a mans Whenever 1 get an order I place my book of designs and my needles in a satchel and present myself at Ihe huur I tihow them my but I usually find that UK ladles have ideas ol what they I have few orders for figure work from The men monopolize Frequently I am called upon to copy Those are usually placed on tho I can ropy a photograph so that the likeness Is My electric needle lias mado this The Now York women are gointf in for crests us well as flower designs just Some of the younge Sirls select crests which they have taken at random from books of doslsns because they arc Ono of tho oddest designs I ever executed was for a New York It in a ladder upon which CupMs are I urn told that this woman never wean sleeveless I dont seo Anybody ought be proud of that A few weeks ago I tattooed a arm with a horseshoe and a picture of Ben She desired un S FASHIONABLE who has just arrived Irtm London with her fall LY Including exaggerated types of the picture and Gainsborough V overflowed with Indignation when asked about the crusade against long hatpins which has begun on the other and which In duo course of to find multitudinous recruits Persecuted mankind on both continents has transferred Its hostili ties from lie big hat to the big It la all very well to suld the but so long luils remain their present how is a woman to keep her littt on without a hatpin A hatpin is as neces sary to a woman as a pair of suspenders is to a Did you ever see a womans hat blow off in tho street It all owing to tho What are they going to give us to take tho place of It Go back to clastic under tho chln Hnts thls fall will be larger than and hatpins will be larger In propor It tlie In creased size oil the hatpin in London that has caused ah the Within a few days they have been tho cause of lerious A man who sat beside a woman In a bus had his eyo put out when a lurch of the vehicle threw woman against A who was driving a lady homo in a hansom was obliged to jiull up short lo avoid Tho head of his faro was brought violently aeulnst tho back of the cab a fllflW penetrated her and she was taken home bleeding and v x Ml In another cuso a girl playing tennis come Into col llsion with her stuck her liutpin into tho latters eyo and in flicted a wound that brought on total In New York tho big hatpin hag hitherto been conspicuous not ns a moans of but as a weapon of assault and of It has sent to Hatpin Mary was the pioneer of this and she made her pearance on the police records last Policeman of the West Thirty seventh Street attempted to arrest hr for boisterous While giving her pedigree at the Mary drew a big hatpin from her hair made a dash for the policemans She sue ceeded in making a severe cut on the and was sent to the workhouse for When slio got out shu stabbed another policeman in tho face with her and was sent up Ellen Lang and Hatpin Liz have made similar attempts to disfigure the police with more or less In the hands of a woman of violent temper one of those hatpins would easily put a mans eye out or disfigure htm for They are far more dangerous than the ordinary LADV CHUrXCHIVLS SAIAKE TATTOOED actual picture of the and so I reproduced tho 1 from a Anybody who knows tlie horse would recognize Tho same week I made a portrait ot a woman on her husbands Of course you want to know exactly how OReilly does Ins An oiled paper inscribed with tho Is placed on the bared A tracing Is made upon tho Then OReilly takes his electric which dances tip and down something like a sewing but it penetrates the skill only one sixtylourth of an The only sensation is a sllgnt A triple or quadruple needle Is used for and the sensation Is sharper but not really You can see then only a shapeless bliu1 o hky The colored Inks and shading are applied It takes a very Then oil is rubbed over the ind U Is washed with witcli There Inflammation for three during which time a scale When this falls away the design stands otit in clear perfection and He told about the prices as For a small crest or a flower like a rosebud made at a residence I charge said Of course my prices at the shop arc For an arm piece of any size my prlco is A tattooing on the cheat costs siill Mere is an Bccc Homo for which I charge Reli gions subjects are particularly popular with These three nude figures of Industry and Prosperity also cost I tattoo a whole body for It Is at tbs point that OReilly exhibits a portrait of A woman who appears to bu line looking and who ia unazlnly Ifn says that she was a society voman wlio visited Sellss circus in Chicago and fell in ove with a tattooed She ran away with him ind they were Then shchad OReilly tattoo Siie has the Lords Supper on her bosom and tber JjJiblical representations on her Much more is known about the distinguished people vliraad who nre tattooed than In this Tat ooiiur has a higher over for tho rca ion that royalty has set the seal of Us approval ipan Grand Dulie Alexis of a brother of Alexander and therefore of the present enjoys he illslinction of being the elaborately tattooed irlinc of the blood In Ills powerful right arm H uilurntil with a superb which covers It al eniirely from half way between the wrist anil i Ibow to tlii It was dono In AtexU IK by no means Ihe only member of a reignlag amily who is tbua Indelibly Princess Walde nar of wife of the sailor son of King Cliri3 lias a anchor and a crown tattooed on ler half way between her shoulder and her cl and which of course in conspicuous whenever wears n low Her husband likewise lias naval tattooed on his and has King iscar of who sei ved many years In the navy lelorc the ills sons have followed ils especially the one who visited this coun try a few years aso on his return from ins trip around the Queen Victorias second and sailor Duke Alfred JCdlnburuh aiul is tattooed much In the tarno way as hia tho Grand Duke while his the Duke of future King of has a couple of crossed Hags upon ils Tho tattooing was done during his first as a on hoard the cruiser Bac and led to no end of a For Home busybody either wrote or cabled home from Australia that Prince Gcorgu and his elder the late Duke of bad bad tho straight the mark used lo denote Government worked with the needles upon their royal Tho Idea a sovereign having his most conspicuous feature adorned with an emblem which figures the merits of every convict and penitentiary Inmate waa one that struck terror Into the hearts at the worthy people or Questions were addressed to Government In the House of Commons by members who wero forced to take the step by their and so widespread and serious was tho popular agita tion over the affair that the London newspapers re ceived an otliclal which each published In large type on the editorial assuring the peo ple that afterdue Investigation It had been ascertained that the noses of both the Prince of Waless sons weva absolutely free from any suoh disfigurement as that which had been King George of who served as a mldshlpmaTl In tho British his second son and his nenhew ihe reigning are each of them It havlnfl been done In both the latter cases In Besides these there are among the tattooed princes Queen Marguerite of Italys tho Duke of Archduke Stephen of Austria and Prince Henry of brother to Emperor Queen Olga of the only pettlcoated admiral In Ilko Princess Waldemar of has an anchor on her shoulder which she caused to be tattooed there as a token of her affection her tho late Grand Duke Constuntlne of Lord High Admiral of the Muscovite It is said that Lady Randolph Churchill Is the only living woman In the English peerage who can boast of being It was done while she was travel ling in and was suggested by her noticing the operation as H was being performed on a British She sent for tho artist and asked for some IJe suggested tho symbol of snake holding Its tail in his Lady Churchill liked and result Is a beautifully executed snake colled about her arm just above her As a rule a broad gold band covers so that it does not attract Only personal fncnds have ever seen the William a son of Horace Howard Fur the Shakespearian Is perhaps the moat elaborately tattooed man In The work was dono in Upon his body are pictured a spiders the Goddess of the Goddess of Thunder and a Chinese Tho Earl of who married Miss has his elaborately pictured upon his One of tho most remarkably tattooed persons ever seen In America appeared at Kills Island In Ho was a Eugene who woro his hair low down over his He was asked and he raised Across his foreheid was tattooed Dicu est mon jo naurma bcunln do Hen The Lord Is my I shall not Tho young man explained that a religious aunt had Iauscd the verse to be tattooed on his forehead when ho was a boy twelve years SAW HIS LOST CHILD IN CIRCUS Special to Tho N old weatherbeaten and ex ceedlngly rusty In has made a home Jor himself In a locality known as Gypsy Ilia hut a ramshackle Improvised from old boards and odd although tenantable dur ing the Is hardly lit lo prolcct Its occupant from the cold blasts of This stranger is more than sixty years old and some what Inllrm Ills was discovered by acci If what he says of hlmyell Is it is are markable lie was discovered by a police oillcer who was hunting around the outskirts of this city for burglars supposed to bo in Oillcer Redgute jumped across the stream known as Gypsy pushed aside ruslus and almost fell over an old man who making a Ire In order lo boil a kettle suspended between two Against a steep bank stood the hermits or lin It some time because the grass which It is thatched is wianied up and hardly suIHclent to keep out Three logs are laid on top to keep the covering In At first the old man refused to but finally ho said I havent anybody In the and I want to got as far invnr from mankind I dont want to sen or hear 1 want them to keep away from I wont bother any cine all I ask Is to bo let I knew what It Is to have everything I taut t am Just as well satisfied be hero ulonc it people only keep away from You are tho tirst one who has found thia and If they got to coming hero I will have to Ho said further that ho belonged out and that his was Joseph To this name he but If that really is his name the person he i looking Carrie can hardly be his lost According to the old hermits story he was married many years ago in to Eliza the daughter of a wealthy 110 and his wife had u wham they named After live years married lite Dawnons wife ran away with a Dawson hunted high and low for his wife and He Iravelled through Mexico and all over Texas In tho hope of finding He always went armed and with the determination of shooting the man who had robbed him of his wife and iVftor years of fruitless sicardi he settled down In and afterwards lived on a large farm be tween Decattir and According to his statement ho had enough money to live on for some but a few years ago it began to vanish and he had to Ho became morose and The loss of his wife gnawed at his ho brooded over his wicked life until ho almost went So matters ran along until a year ago last he happened to go to Something prompted him to go to a circus which hailpeuea to be there at tho While watching the performance Dawson thought he saw his daughter riding Ho jumped up and shouted to Tho audience mistook him for one of the hayseed clowns and applauded his realistic but tho supernumeraries grabbed him and him The more the old fellow declared the equestrienne was his daughter the more the supes be lieved ho was The girl billed as Carrie and tho old hermit explains that he knew her because she looked exactly like her He made up his mind to follow tha show find Ho learned that the circus in Bridge port He most of thu but arrived here too tor the show had started out the Then he decided to build a hut in tho woods and wait until fall for tho show to He Is positive that he has seen his and he believes if he cftn meet her that he can get trace of hla   

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