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   World (Newspaper) - April 26, 1893, New York, New York                                Home Days SA TURD A and Home on these days repeated in The Evening World tfirvufaiion Booha Open to Situation THURSDA tvf Help Wanted on Thursday repeated m The Evening World PRICE TWO NEW APRIL PRICE TWO Iti TRYING TO SAVE Ex Senator Itoinrs llesins Taking Tisiimony for SCHOOLGIRL FRIENDS OF HELEN IOTTS ON THE Tlielr Testimony In Fnvor nf tlio Con demned Annln W iddell Knyn She Snw llnlvn Jntto n Mqrphlnn 1M11 Onoa Whon They TTcre nt nnil Curuiin Qnoto FxSenntor Goorgo of who was appointed by Flower a com missioner to take additional testimony In the case ot now under sentence of death for poisoning his Helen Ncllson lojnn His work at u oclock yesterday In Part otlho City I lie courtroom wns Assistant DistrictAttorney Wclltnan ap peared lor with Deputy DIstrlctAt orncy Lawyer WUlnni llowo wns on hand with half a about twenty tho Ulstrlct cj z n Ho liai A iliiso AltornovA ofllco will cnll witnesses In re on I Inm the outlool yesterday tho wt tha direct examination she testified that sue boarded at West oue Hundred and Seventh street with Mio went 10 school with Helen Iotts at tlie Jackson line llundrvu ana Twentytilth street and Hftli and roomed to On occasions she occupied the same Upon ouu occasion she was In Helen Iottss room j just lioiore Uiey were to go ml for a Helen had a glass boltIM IHIed wlti small white snld thtil they were morphine Pills and she took The witness but threw It ftivoy ai wni 1otti snld that they inmle her tic wns the only time she saw Miss Potts take of the irlrd In vnln to confuao the but nlil not Ycm wern at IlcmeB wore you T I nrYoral What tnernfor To talk with him about llm affidaut met thli Did llowo tell you wliat anawera to make hero T Hero Harris broke In with u hysterical cry Kainosl Unlnesl mubt Hlio be badgered I must this child bo badgered All was Tbo tall commissioner rose in his seat and for Then went on with tlio who rathTBl tho from tlin Welhimu would ask ul o and nn cunt Ionian ly cimtloiiPi nail I aiiked llmrn what h nlil paurra W riulp BOUND TO KILL A Brooklyn Womans Suicide by Uronniig and CHARLES HUDOfcS NOVEL METHOD OF ENDING IIEK HmoAnd what ill i I tnll Vim itilcl that yi i urulrci mil from Wotlmtn ir any Then tin conn idlor leaned back In a sclf nnd Iniuerly the audience and Wcllman demanded the namuofllio ncwspaner that had Intimated lio u as ever rude or sho Then Wtllman asked tho witness why she had known lor tluco Unit Helen taken morpinnc and had Jtiht told It Mie snld It was because at first she didnt think It was and that sho didnt want to gut mined up In the To UalnrH tho witness snld slio first Harris at Howes and Iontinui nil iit i never saw carlyle Harris until she paw bun wlt ls Howe sold Harris wria present during tho but after flic hysievlcnl outlrcak was re moved to the Governors Jlrst witness wns Anna H Her uiinnvli is among those sub mitted to the She said she had lived at ocean irom 1880 to op posite ills house occupied by mother of Lnrlyle Her daughter Wcllman brought out the fact that Miss Wnddell is supported by her who pays her board nnu other expenses that her lather Is business luau lu thu but Hint she didnt know where he but sup postd that at some or the Francis was Howes most unpromising lie owns a ding store In In IHUO he was employed in rolemans drug store In Asbury where lie knew furl IP Ills allldavlt was ID tho effect iwiec during tlie Inner part of July and August a girl who very closely Slio Stopped Up Kvery Crorlce In tile Jlntliroom with Turned on tlio Jumped Into tlin Iliicnil Her nrnd Under tlio Hot Water Fnucet nud Aivulleil TIio CIIUPO or tlio Act n Charles who lived wllh her husband uud child ou iho fourth lloorof Iho Marks and Bcdlord committed suicide yesterday atter Mie was found In the bathtub at ached tn her apartments at i Tho athlub was The gas had been irncd on full and every crevice and crack In he room was muffed with Hodge was partly having on cr underclothing and a sho had liken off her but not her cr hair had been unfastened aud was haug ig loosely down her When ber body It had evidently been in tlin bath lib for several Her head lay no water tap and her body was drawn up 3 It li Hodgo was last seen allvo by Ella nt 8 oclock in thu She was In the hall al the time and to the Shortly bcforo noonten on the floor above detected Iho smell ot The colored elevator Joseph llusa started on a tour of He ang Hodges but could fiol no rc Ho went on with his taking assingers up and down In tho A ew minutes before i oclock a lady having loins on ilio third directly below lodges told tho elevator boy hat iho celling In her room was dripping tlth water and mat there was a strong smel it gas permeating tho The elevator boy again rapped at Mrs lodges Palling to goi any response he summoned tho Edward Jen turn called In Policeman Hoo of the Twentysecond The elevator boy waa sent up tho and on looking through thu bathroom window saw the body In the Then the ofllccr and tboonglneer broke In thcdoor who Is manager tor Barnard A oi sporting at Noj 1 to n Bond this was uotllled by telephone and hurried Ills grief wa Ho hlmsolt near hi wiles body and wept Whon asked for an explanation Hodges nud Ueii desperation be only Shook his head un murmured l dont 1 Have nothing ro he 1 can hardly us just what has eit the house ntr this My wit md I had just finished sue ap peared as In was partlcu ly tu good as wo were talking over tir plans ot going to tho Worlds Fair early next llodgo was a dellcaie woman and had been in poor health for some 1 have no other niatomont to A World reporter oaw Hodges sister last She held a whispered conversa tion with her who was still sitting by his wifes As bis sister Ion him she lltl 1011 over hear Polta av auvllilnR abuut Oarlrla Harris It ifnrliu tlio month of PnttH fallen nn mo lu company will another and in llle coiirno uf the conversation aheaald I liuuo Carlvlo llurrie will ha Hlio la I Hunk Ill K 1 foal aa If U were mu mble I h Mary nor daughter took her own Wellmon could not shako this and be brought out nothing Miss urace daughter ol tbe pre vious was tbe next resembled Helen 1ottss and wnom ho supposed to be t hud come to tho drugstor Atty Lawyer Spocial Commlialoner MUi HEAIUMO NBW IN THB IIABHia was In school with Helen Potts and Car man knew both mother and d iiitf I 1otts over toll you about Carl Unman 7 asked This rulKOd a ot which was tho Carl he In this case was a mythical and any further discussion ot this figment of some bodys bruin wasi ho totally Irrele commissioner Itnluos thouvht niil ho dotlued tun scope of hut Inquiry by re marking I shall not maintain tho ntrlot rules or but will admit anything relative to tho aflldavlCR that Imvo beou submitted to tbo Then tho examination of tho witness was llowo asked Annie o be that young gstore and purclmao Slio asked tliu first tlmo fm one hulf dozen Hgraln She said that she had and wiis used to tiik Inic lleloro hlio wont out sho said to tell 1 not Shu naked for tlio snrno preHcrlptlou a second time and repeated the Injunction about trll Ing Tho witness saw the rlrl nncu witl carlyle Ho kept no record or the saio and had no alt hough ho know that It was Illegal to sell drugs of the sort without a He refused to positively Identify the purchaser by menus of the photograph Introduced py In to questions by Howe she laid MiatBlio know Helen Potts alien Bhe told of being at school with Mlai Iott sund visiting buck and forth Tbon Howoaauod i Didjynu ever aee tlieintOfRtllerf In July Aiul 1 Helen Potti nil Uarlylv llarrlfl tofiethur Atter somo further efforts Ilowa brouuht out from the wltueas the following statement inodo upon tbo occasion Aa ever iihoiv any Jllamnia would nover In mo boooroo very lutlmalo villa any At noon a recess was taken until S oclock to enable ttowu to gather lu some more of tots lie had several on band at opiiulng of i ho tbe first oi whom was William or Soarles affidavit bad submitted to the a over nor In ism DO a patient wbo bad at taken heavy doso or morphine ana months later was barely saved irom death irom administering half tbo Oral docior would not and was soon Hiss Annie Howes next wlt vas another friend or Helen on VI t V MISS OUACB Ida Buy or 101 Willow avenuo fOnuerly n domestic In the hous of Helen Iotisa told atory about Helen Potts suudlng her to th drug store lu to buy araonl waters foruor Tho hearing will go on avaln this morning a ll nnd Montgomery says thu Ho will prouuco seme sensational tesilmon for thu Harris 9ldo ui tho Mont gomory la described by llowo as iiromlndnt ousinesa who doesnt wan his namo in iho Ho baa become In teioated In the and secured most or th affidavits laid baiore tho S Tli run Judge yesterday sen tenoed John aged tob put to death at Sliig Slug prison during th week beginning Juno lor tu murder of Caroline AngeloSau nnd Michael als convicted ot complicity In tbo mm der of LetterCarrier on ferryboat wore sentenced to A I April tbe Blaojc Won der Mine will be a dividendpayer Is now be yond andthe buy tb stock at the present cents per share willmake and receive regular beginning thin Thoutoo can be had oftho Joseph Allen WuBliIngton or ol Davis General New v frngrant Ioiioua PUBTIiiiafn ly tho lequlrenifii U and il be on Utxara o CAKKU ho Wna the of Alfred Henftlry hnil n WrllKnuirn Albert known on the stnge as arrie died yesterday morning at Barnabas from the fleets of a ot creosote and llenslry wns the leading lady In tho Brothers which Is giving the Dog Spy nt the Urand opcrnllouse there his Her husband Is n member ot tho At tho inaMnee pcnormonco she vas particularly but alter It was iver sho went to a drug and bought a lalfouncc bottle of creosote and said that the drug was to kill the tooth MIssKmina who was with uspcctcd that there was something amiss and told After supper he spoke o his wlio about yho answered jokingly hat there was no need to be afraid ot any and bald she really wanted tho stufT or an aching Hensley played her part at night with so much success as to win most of tho ap bhu acted and sang and danced as If lot a care troubled curiulu was going down sho staggered Into a dark corner In one of Hie put tho poison phlat to hor lips and drained Her husband inssed her a intnuic luter and saw hcrstarlrig steadily Into He spoke to but nue nadc no Khc walked to ner dresaliik rootn and lie Instead uf speaking she pointed to the empty llcnsley called other members of thecompany to his and they carried her out upon tlio Kgge wns culled nnd he had thu men pick her up nnd try to walk around with she wns limp and unable to sho died it the hospital Her husband can as sign no reason for her Sho leaves two lulo With Boom of Gnus the MiRlily Fleet Arrives in the Lower A DIG CHICAGO AKMOKV Tito Jnnltnri 1orleli lloblml the linrreil nnfl Intod April magnificent new armory of tho First lleglmont ot Illinois National Guards was burned this Harry Johnson and Walter colored who slept in the perished and Lattoau and Christopher electric light were painfully Tho loss to property is placed at about S This Includes the loss of f on the tho sconery ot thu Trocadero Concert the accoutrements and uniforms uf the mllltla Janitors Johnson and reached great door In safety whllo tbe lire wasspreaa Ing and escape was apparently cer They attempted to open tnu smal wlcketgnto In thu centre of the am then tor tho llrst tlmo realized that were In a Thowlckotnas am tour Inches of solid boltid and barred with huge bteol stood between them and The western gnllorlei wore all nni the llames werp spreading rapidly along tin north side and approaching tho spot when the men were now frantically beating on tu doors and vainly endeavoring to force them Tun crowd outside tt led to batter th doors but the stout oak was too wol and while they weie hammering a the doors tho cries ofthe entrapped me and at thu some Instant tbenort wall aud the root roll In upon III was overheard to say soonest Tho least said the llodge was thirtythree years ot slender with durK eyes nud Ho ar as can bo learned no one had called at tho louse to see her during the Tlio family lived In ellappointed apnrtmonU md on uvory hand are evidences of coiniorl and domestic couteutmonu No trouble ut any kind Is Known to huvc clouded tho womans except that sue had tor some time buen n delicate Kvery Indication points to Iho fact that thu woman must havu gone to tho bathroom shortly her little loll for Tlio water had evidently hoc whou It began to au ouu or tho dead womaus hands snowed signs of Thu that her head was at the cud ot the bathtub towards the Instead of at thu other as would bo the usual unly serves to demonstrate her suicidal de 1hc suicide wos tbo topic ot conversation among me oilier tenants in the house last None seemed able to offer any motive nud the more u was discussed the deeper the mystery has been sug geHied that tlio womnu may have been driven to sulcluc while suffering an attack of violent U Is believed that Hodgo vtnlied until she began to foel tho effects of asphyxiation and then lay down in the bath tub nnd turned on tlio Tbo Coroner was Immediately but he fulled to visit tbo house last SluKfM The Oranrt Jury Mir a lie Mbollnl Tbo Grand Jury yesterday found an Indict moot against William IX Stokes an William Martin for publishing a llbo ntcndlng lo vilify and defame Kdwnrd S Thu libel It Is claimed was contained In addressed to Iresldon and George secretary ot th ofTman House aud given by tn defendants to certain New York newspaper for publication at the tlmo of tho civil KU between ICdward titokus and hlscousl William Tbe defendants wl bo called for pleading this morning in Part or General The examination ot tbe persona InterostO In tho Hoffman House ault brought by Catv Mm Heed against Kdirard stokes ro the recovery or alleged to bo th value ot property which Reed claims lo bav ormerly and lor watch stokes no holds the title wad continued yeste day U liui Broadway beioro Iteferc The plaintiff was examined at som He Identified a number of chuck drawn by him to Heed and state Lhat they had been paid and that bo slionl httvo been credited The oxamli utlon will be BOOTH till a lie turn of Tho latest report from tho sickroom ot Edwin Booth at the Players Club lu Uramurcy Pnrk Indicates that iho tragedians condition Ills physicians still holil out but aro oxurl Ing all their skill to prevent a return ot tbo which would undoubtedly prove often lapses Into a stupor aud this Is said to bo an extremely bad At tho request ot Fremont Buiim remained with Booth during Monday and last night was again In Grossman to got A num ber of Irleuds also culled to inquire about Boa Many letters and telegrams were received at thu clalr Smith soctns that the trugcdlnu will recover irom his present at tac smith called yuuterday ugaln tbe afternoon and also late last According to tbo no bulletin Booth rested during Iho BH during the day and evening iho report of her fathers Jmie ONeill loiter Out of COIININO April com plainant In the damaqo suit completed his oono alter ou Justice Uiimsey dismissed the complaints onarlon areonand Jennie ONeill 1ottor as to iho other de fendants no siill lias motion under Among the wltnesies who were on Lames behalf wore tbrco Now comprising Van Neas attorney llcnry und Trumbull President ot tbe Ameri can Iholr testimony was simply to the effect thai they were about to Innst in Larnea railroad scheme when he waa declared Old cigarette smoKcra ilnd In this brand tlie hecessftvy olemunts ot a perfect Each p icUageoonlalDU ylolaie ol IIIA BBV li ailraollPi atteiij natural purity and i Ex or DROlPED DEAD IN TUB n Irninloent Plltabur Kxplrea a prominent Iron mannfa turer of who has been staying a the llfth Avenue dropped dead las night on the sidewalk In Twentythird strcc between Broadway and sixth Wllllum ot Jersey wa passing through the street and saw M Clark lying on tbo Ho a sluted him to tho side door or tbe Mtth AV nue Hotel and Into the Gold who Is hotel lie die just us t be doctor entered the He was forty years old and a partner In th Clark Iron one or the largest In Pitts A of that city was sent for and look cburgo or tbe Clark was a linelooking man an leaves a wlorow and two and fou years Tho cause or his death waa bear His wife is In Plltaburg and w telegraphed for at TO JAY THB JJIG CABLE Tlie Mnolitnory Iti tlie FowerUouae I Iteartlnoaa for The big Broadway oablo DO lal through tbe conduit late A threequarter I neb cable has been lal Irom Houston to Tlilrtyalxth Th end of the big cable will be attached to th and the engines will do tbo As th small cable Is thrown off thu drums It wl bo drawn throtmh tho down town condu by twenty The machinery or the Houston street powe was put In motion ror tbo llrst tlin The four horsepower en glnos proved capable or turning tbo c more big drlvo Two or tho wheel aro said to bu the largest lu country Thoy aro M feet In diameter and weigh it tons Tbo spued ot tho cable will bo al miles an FAIH Jlnstfrn Jtastut Jeiumvlvanla anil Xeio Jurat gtnfrtUv fa r l northerly wliula etluiittv wliler In Xvriiwrn Bifoistw yenerallv fair rmrt trIV winds sliolUlu except on I Itlujda Island and Connncffciit per anil tfetut Xev gimtrallu except posatt local In Soutliwetittrn fen an w mm in fie temiierature 40Hil attiaf for aorreaponulna date IM 1y 0DAY THE HUGE WILL BNTER KOBTH Navcsink Highlands tho Old Paul Jones Flag Is of Spcctnlnra Watch Thla rntrl ntln Cnrnvnla Arrlvn Irncnrd tn Tlulr Anctlnrime Up tlin mill Wnndcr ThnuaniKU Wntcli Thnlr for Tnlny utul Frotm tor the Incrnnta to AVIlcrn Iliu Ironcliula nf Toil Nnllnnn Mnv lie Hen lo Boat Advnntace Itcportora on Vurlnlia Wnr Miliia Toll tlin Story of tlio Trip from Ilnniplon Krlcalnn htiitun ot 1roal ilent Clcvolnnil anil llecepllnn ti thn Dnlto of Verncun Amonc Toliiya FOR H inelntlea naanmulo hciunro to innrcli flown Ilrouilwiiy tlin O nnd 1O MnotRote lev vuy In irnvelinncl liny unit dx to loHlKimteil iiijchnriiKoa In Norll II Krleaaon on tin la with A anlllto Kime by tint nionltor Ml 0 Chili ncepllon to Uuko of lint vlaltlni iinvtil und inllltiiry 10 loveliuicl nnil III Citblnct from tViialilnKton nlu to tlio Victoria The big lighting alupa which will themalerlaltor the great naval demoustra 11 camo crawling up tho coast aroun yiindy Hook and Into our lino bny nt varlnu times yesterday morning and Th pig which could accommodate all Hi navies of Die world and still have rooi enough left to drown all tho Inhabitants o Now was lu a sulky A whit fog iniulo the whole thing look dreary au and a pouring rain made It reel a miserable and as dreary as H t Most wellregulated havo had oc caslon In tlielr lives to take the lid off churn and look In after having vainly trie by much pumping to make tbo butter conn Tho unsatisfactory misty bay yes tcrday suggested the Insldo of somo glgantl The edges of the iho big foru wllh curious crowds standing about waltln ror tho firing or llm guns to thrill wor scarcely anil the fishermen In the rowboats wrapped In yellow oilskins aocmo part or somo unreal fair Thirtylive ships lu all oame Insldo tb ll is almost Impossible to convoy clear Idea of tho power ot destruction wrappo up In this international tleot of black an whllo aud yellow lighting Togothe they could pull tho Brooklyn Bridge daw Into tho Kant They could lay Nc Boston and all the other bl cities along Iho const us flat us were ll ruins of Carthago when the thorough nn conscientious Itomans rubbed salt Into them The smallest of thcso or any of the 11 tio torpedoboats darting could hav this whole world tn the days i Christopher who m to be honoroi A little ficcondrato officer with u good ply of of shells aud ot latllng gunt i those olden times could have mrulo blmtui thu King of all Kurope and havo put cbarlc Francis and all tho other dlgnlflc titled gentlemen into bis Cabinet as M Cleveland has now lloke Smith DESTHDCTION IN TUX HOLD Jin trying to get an Idea or tbe devllls power lor evil locked up In these well kopt you will be aided bydlgcstln this ract Down In the bull of tbo th ship which carries tbo b noatb the I eel ol the blgobeatod Kngllab sal ors and beneath tho thick soles or the re faced tooting British Marino there yesterday afternoon I bree hundred thouean pounds ot Tbo American man wh as a put four fingers or vory Inferior po der Into nn old gun to kill a rabbit and tho got knocked onto bis baok by tbo meroklc or that bamaiopalblo may bo afilc form Bomo conception ot tbo load which th Bluko Is carrying around In ber Iron one of tho thlrtynvo ships Is loade un with death and destruction In proportion What a lino gathering that Is down tbo ba to represent civilization In this eullghtone ngpl livery individual In tbe next row days bouiidto discuss lighting ships and sailor It is hero in too Interest or tbe conversational tbat In talking abou this muzzled collection of murdorln machines they take tlitlr choice ol tw linos of They may no beautiful It Is to think that those grim righting conceived Ina spirit havo como to honor t no vlotorle of oacci or they may says How sbSraet the thought that when the time conies i bouor great aud worthy the nations tbo world have nothlugsowoll cared lo so thoroughly so extravagant expensive to display as tbelr inaoblnna lo killing oic each otber aud for prnvontlng oi obeoklnu Juat such things as tuoy DOW wls tb flftST CAME TUB MTTLE TheUrat arrivals wore the Spanish wltb the three little built Injixaqt tbo fashion ol tbe three boats which Christ pher combined pluck aud gree Btcered over to this Thodo bda me In late Monday The little cnrn N wero lowed by iho modern Spanish men The sight of iheso little r footlcal may be considered to ivo discovered this towed In by tho nughty suggestive nnd itlier It showed how little tlmo and indtltons respect what and ow lucky It Is that we die on before wo get ntlrely useless and out of Tho little caravels were towed tip Iho orth river early In Ihe day lo talic their aces for tho big went of The story otthelr with much lliaMsln cresting and Instructive concerning my be read In another As they cnt up the looking bashful and inmfaccd like relailvcs from tho 11 the smart American cnpltnns of tugboats nd pilots or ferry gazed upon and dc Ihc ships fired thirtyeight guns and some ot them Invented excuses for tiring TIIK nnEAT AT A beautiful effect wns seen after tho din nnd roar ot tho days ceremonies had died away qulot had settled down upon the great Tho glow ot the setting sun that was fast disappearing behind Fort Wmls worth tluged tho lazy wreaths of smoke that curled up fiom two score nnd iho big ships ot war riding at anchor cast liugn shadows that assumed a hundred different Tho nolso of cannonading had ceased nnd the silence waa broken only by tho rushing or an occasional despatch boat through tho or tho splashing or oars as somo be lated visitor wns taken from tho sldo ot a ship to his own floating Four bolls chimed from tho but tho naeHhln oflho North SdiiaGron of the British 53 Meanwhile tho Dolphin has catted her an chor and orr 10 tho with tho bun llag ot tho t ocretary of tha Navy nt her main i he ships wero all swunir to thonlib They bad to turn to get out of tin so It seemed to Uear Adinlrnl Ohcrnrdl Hint the easiest nay to accomplish and nt tho Kamitime to glvA tlio people on shore Hie chance In sec lha move out tojjothnr tho Ililled states Fhlpn up to the end nf the Una nud then tu nine in Ing them back nt thrlr proper illiiiuirruu a noon rate of TbM is exactly what bu THRIIl OlinKIl OUT OK TIIR The Atlanta had been all week the ship furthest out to As sho was to bo third In tho Newark second nnd Iho Philadel phia ot Iho bis anchor up at 7 and steamed to tho head of the lino lo wait for tho Ho was at U to follow tho This is Ihe order In which they an steamed slowly up the harbor Phlladel Ided The general opinion wns that hey looked like very largo baby car and only needed a Brooklyn man at the stern and a baby Goddess of Liberty amidships to nuiko them perfectly lifo They looked something like cntdlesnud some thing like overgrown Till TIIK As soon as tho lighting begun to nr tho task of collecting the news concern ng them was begun by The World In thu usual The Worlds big the Vos with The Worlds llag Hying proudly lo the went shooting down the bay to pick off from tho war vessels tho various World who had como up from Fortress Monroe on tho warships and who were with thu descrip and which Tho Worlds tug stopped nrst nlongsldo tho Ban A ladder was lowered and World reporter six feet nnd a half waa taken A Inltod states representative irora Ton ncssco and a rnltcd states Heimtor from Georgia also wero taken ashore by the Worlds A second World roportT was taken from tho British the Blake a OX TIIK IX Till and as tho last stroko was sounded tho sig nal wns repeated nil down tho fainter and fainter and until tho sounds of tlio tiirolf bells wore merged Into tlio echoes that cnmo from iho hills behlud Fort Wads worth and Fort it Is I oclock In tho The Admiral has said and tho word H taken up along the great The last sweet echoes of tho bells have died away and tho sllonco Is undisturbed until the roar ot tho sunset gun from old Simultaneously every llag ou tho ships Is hauled down and tho bauds on thu whllu vessels that nro Uncle Sams pride strike up Hall Tlio tune Is taken up nil along the lino and merges Into a groat mass ot musical wliu a thousand On tho flagships tho patriotic air AS rul lowrdbylho national anthems of all the countries represented In our In ac cordance with unval Lights are run MI nt the lights hang al the lights twinkle In thu suirns of tho little boats that aro skimming over tho water from ship to Lights dart around in circles and straight lines as San Vosuvlus nud with the Dolphin nnd fourteen ol tho Uultod States Tho Dol phin hud a ruving commission togn where sho Alter piloting tho down to inn f nd of the line she sheered out ntm kept ouiMdu ot both columns of It was a tew mlnutos past 10 when tho was scon turning to come out ol tho Kvcryonoot tlio hundreds on bhoru who thronged the piers and fringed tho grassy slopes ot tho ramparts on thu fore were oasoriy watching tho lomt lino ot ships Hut were curving around and rapidly Increasing in numbers au they swung Into On board tlio war ships lu tho star board column tho signalmen wore kept busy replying to signals from the vice Admiral John Hopkins on her nttorbrldgo gave tho order to got tbo ships heads pointed lu a moment tho wheel was puc the bells away down In tho engine room Uncled for the starboard onglna to go and tho port one Then the crowds un shoro saw a They saw tho Blake turn on her heel In hor own tho anchor being A FEAT FEW SUMSCAN Fow ships In tho service will do said Commander n touch of but this you has very erlul and sho can do it at any third World reporter waa taken from tho Chicago i a World photographer was taken from tho uutoh tho Van It will bo seen tliat proper arrangements navo boon made by tho one thorough newspaper In Now York to insure complete Information concern Ing i his Important arrival or ships and con cerning tho trip Irom Fortress Monroe to this UKS A THKUKNnOOS FOURTH The nrst Impression as Tuo Worlds tug shot Into tbo collection ot big sblps waa a strange it scorned us though a very largo sized ahaos had come and as I hough a lot ol marine giants wore organizing a Fourth ot July celebration on an unheard ot In all directions bush anchors were splash lug lu tbo cannons wore clouds ol white smoke were signals and flags were shooting upto mast beads and down whistles were drums were bands were playing and high old times were to pay Everybody knows mat the great weakness of the uienotwarsmen is Kapb or niSTINOUtSIIINQ THE FLAGS Tilt signals are giving tbe last orders ot tbo Night has alien on the ABOARD THE B1UTISH How the Trli from Hampton Wna Made on ON UOAHD 1 GRAVKBSNB April Soouro all or was tbo order passed foro and alt ou board tbe flagship lilnlco a low minutes paste Bouts were hoisted and swung inboard on their ohoeks nnd guns pointed tore and alt and their lusblngu sot Tbe order was obeyed wltb promptness In every detail by the big ships crew ot hall a thousand far down below In tbe or aloko the btokera wore shovelling Into the furnaces tons ot Welsh coal to get up Oilers and engineers were standing by ponderous engines to on signal irom tbe Miiob tbo same work prob ably was going on on board the otber bblps or tbo great ileet soon to starCi but it seemed more Interesting on this tbe not only tba The Australia nnd Gen eral Jean uloviuiul Tlrftupiues and HopublloA all followed suit as Soon im they were und tbe time tho PbllAdel whloh was nsslguud to lead the starboard 6ho and tbe thirteen ships she waa to chaperon wore ready to For an hour or moro the makes band had been playing ou the Ttieytlrat played iho national air ot onob then Tho oirl I left Behind and as tha bead ot the column swept majestically past tho llygola with Its bevies or beautiful girls waving adieus to their suUor luvriot tbe previous tba baud played Qood Many an ere wag oast shoreward regretfully from tho port Hide or the Thu ortlcers gooitnaturcdiy chaffed each other aVout bofnir bard bit byglnuoaa shot Irom pretty and the snips went sailing i COLUMN TWO MILES Whon stralghtenea out tbetwocoiumaaot war vessels were two miles long from end to They hud been plnced In tbo order ot tbelr arrival aa near iao lan tbo end or the KtarbonrU and the Frououship UussMd at the end ol the port From tbe ot the Blake it a them   

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