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The National Intelligencer
THE SUNDAY HERALD
Entered nttho PostOJllcD nt Washington,
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Editorial and Pulillcntlnn OlllecB South
west Cor. 11th ami K Sts. N. W,
Mr. Cleveland lias come back to the White
House In oil. Whllo there before he was most
of the time in hot water.
That distinguished and dignified body, the
Supreme Court of the United States, has
broken its record during the past session by
disposing of more cases than ever before in
the same length of time. No doubt this was
due to the recent appointment of some
youngish "Western "hustlers" to the bench.
A good idea of how a war between this
country and Italy might turn out is furnished
by a West Virginia etory. A gang of two
hundred Italians, who were working on a rail
road, for some reason attacked a negro. The
negro happened to have a gun, and with it ho
kept the Italians at bay all day, until ofllccrs
Interfered and arrested the colored brother,
who had killed two of his assailants during the
Senator Call has been reelected by the
Florida Legislature by a narrow majority of
one after a protracted and bitter struggle.
His enemies still pursue him, however, and
threaten to contest the validity of his election
on the ground that a majority of the mem
bers of each house of the Legislature was not
present in the joint assembly when the ballot
ing took place. Aside from the immediate
scandal which this contest has caused, it will
probably leave a legacy of factional bitterness,
which will long divide the Democracy of
Florida, When United States Senators are
elected by direct vote of the people much of
the scandal, corruption, and engendering of
factional and personal antagonisms will be
Somebody on our esteemed morning con
temporary has been dipping into the future
at an alarming rate, evidently with the aid of
a prophet soul and a mind-reading apparatus.
The things he has discovered about the inten
tions of those who control the foreign poli
cies of this Government are simply paralyzing,
and If his forecast prove correct Yankee
Doodle will soon have to give a practical
demonstration of his oft-boasted ability to
lick all creation. The most picturesque por
tion of the programme is the coming alliance
with Austria and France and the Administra
tion's intention to make the Chilian belliger
ents arbitrate their differences, even if we
havo to lick blazes out of them to do it.
From the general tone of these forecasts,
some people have developed a suspicion that
they are what they designate in Europe as
"inspired;" and so they are, no doubt. But
there are different brands of inspiration, and
they affect different people differently.
A painful but perfect illustration of the re
sults of ring rule and the spoils system is fur
nished by the astounding revelations in the
case of "Honest" John Bardsley, late city and
county treasurer of Philadelphia. Bardsley is
a man who never had tho confidence nor re
aped of the better class of citizens who knew
him, nor even of the ring politicians who
were his associates and backers. For years
he was known to have been practically a
bankrupt, and he was foisted on the people
of Philadelphia as treasurer by the ringsters in
order to give him a chance to improve his
financial condition and relieve those who had
made use of him of the load which ho had
como to be. But Bardsley did not have the
ability to employ successfully for his own pri
vate benefit the public tr easures, which, it
would seem, others similarly placed had been
in the habit of doing without detection. He
lost beyond redemption hundreds of thous
ands of dollars of city and State funds which
he tried to U6e temporarily in stock gambling
and other forms of speculation.
Next to the announcement that Jerry Simp
son wears socks himself, no piece of political
news recently made public is more interesting
than that the new-crop Kansas statesman will
devote this summer and fall to an effort to
knock the socks off of Maj. McKinloy in his
coming race for the Governorship of Ohio.
If the third party, as promised, puts a State
ticket in the field 1n Ohio this fall, and Jerry
SimpEon takes the stump for it with his voice
tuned to the free-trade pitch, Maj. McKinley
will have a fight on his hands that ought to
satisfy the utmost yearnings of his Napoleanic
soul. The whole country will watch the pro
ceedings with almost breathless interest, not
bo much on account of the uncertainty of the
outcome, for the Democratic candidate will
have a practical "cinch" on election, but on
account of the opportunities that will be
afforded for studying the development of third
party ideas and the effect on the Ohio voters
pf the straigbtout free-trade propaganda, of
which Jerry Simpson will be the chief mouth
piece. If the announced programme is carried
out in Ohio it will be the mo6t picturesque
and exciting campaign ever fought on this
great polical battle-fleld. And on its outcome
will depend to a large extent the entire future
of the belligerents.
The impulse is strong in latter-day human
nature, especially on this side of the world, to
break away from set customs. The sanctions
of ancient usage have no longer the power
they once possessed. 3f odern men and women
speedily tire of fixed ceremonials. It requires
but the regular recurrence for a few years of
feast or festival to rob of all attractiveness
and dull to wearying commonplace the onco
cherlshcd exercises, which swelled the heart
with tender or ennobling sentiments and filled
the mind with cenerous and quickening
thought. The modern world flics monotony
as an intolerable evil and hurries Impatiently In
search of now scenes and new sensations. In
every department of human activity this Is
true, and neither the authority of, religion
nor the claims of patriotism can correct it.
Old 6et customs fall into disuse. The tlmc
houored ceremonial observances of memora
ble anniversaries are year by year less at
tended to because they have lost the churm of
novelty This is due, no doubt, In part, to
the development of Individualism ami tho
spread of intelligence. And in this view it is
a good and encouraging sign that tho beautiful
institution of Memorial Day still flnds millions
eager to participate in itscercmouials. The great
heart of the country still throbs nioro stroncly
and quickly when tho deeds of those who
fought out tho mighty issues of 1801 recur to
It. They are still hold In undiminished love
and gratitude, and millions of tonder hands
continue through the years to gather fresh
flowers andstrew them gratefully and lovingly
on the dead heroes' graves. After tho
long storm tho sun shone brightly yesterday
and the cemeteries were thronged with tho
comrades, the widows, and the orphans of
those who fought and fell in tho great strug
gle, whose bitterness is now happily forgotten
and only its pathos and grandeur cherished.
Thousands of flags waved over tho green
mounds, the roses and the violets caught a
now glory from tho sunlight, eloquent orators
told anew the exploits of the slumbering
heroes, fresh blessings were called down on
tho living and the dead, again the solemn
dirge was played, and with hearts overflowing
with tenderness and6orrow, softened by time,
the throngs departed, their annual duty done.
Other customs pass into forgetfulness and
disuse, but the beautiful ceremonies of Deco
ration Day are still held dear, for the senti
ments which gave them origin are still a force
in the affairs of American men and women.
At last there is a fair prospect that something
will be done to save the seal6 of our Alaskan
waters from extermination. The slaughter
of these Interesting, and, -valuable animals hag
gone on for years agaiuBt the protests of
naturalists and other, disinterested citizens,
because men of greatrwealth and potent po
litical influence found in it a source of fabu
lous income. The Treasury has been en
riched to a small extent out of the proceeds
of the seal-killing, but the great bulk of the
wealth which flowed from this source has
gone into the coffers of the corporations
which held from the Government the mo
nopoly of the privilege of taking the 6eals.
Theso corporations had little regard for the
future of the seal rookeries, as their contracts
might be nullified at any time if the best in
terests of the public demanded the stop
page of the slaughter. Their lookout was
to kill as many seals as possible while the
contracts lasted, and there seems to be little
doubt that they did so, notwithstanding the1
limitations placed on the annual catch by the
Government. The natural result of this was
that the seal rookeries became almost depop
ulated, and for the last two years several re
ports have been made by conscientious Gov
ernment agents and disinterested naturalists,
giving warning that unless the killing of seal s
was quickly and completely stopped tho
species would become extinct in the Behrlng
Sea islands, where not so long ago they
swarmed by the million during the breeding
season. But the men who now hold the mo
nopoly of seal-killing opposed the proposition
to stop it with all their influence, which is
great, and for a time it was feared they would
carry their point, to the lasting loss of the
country. The dispute with England as to her
rights in Behring Sea still further complicated
affairs, and made a suppression of seal-kill
ing very difficult. But the introduction of a
bill in Parliament the past week authorizing
the Queen to prevent British subjects from
sealing in Behring Sea without permission
simplifies the problem and makes It probable
that a close season will now be proclaimed
and the seals given a chance to multiply for
at least one year. The position of England
has been effectively U6ed by those members of
our Government who seem to oppose the
stopping of the slaughter. Their opposition
will now have to give way in view of the
good intentions which the English display.
If a close season is proclaimed it will re
dound to the creditor President Harrison,
and It will not be possible to say truthfully
of him that ho sacrificed permanently a mine
of wealth which belongs to the whole people
to tho greed of a few men.
A Popular Appointment.
Secretary Foster has selected Mr. Robert J.
Wynne, of this city, and long connected with
the Washington office of the Clncinnatti
Commercial Gazelle, as his private secretary
in place of CharlesM. Hendly, resigned. Mr.
Wynne is peculiarly fitted from long knowl
edge of public men, and especially of Treas
ury business, for this Important position, and
his appointment is exceedingly popular with
the entire body of Washington correspond
ents. Representative Herbert to Retire.
MoNTGOMEitr, Ala.., May 80. Hon. H. A.
Herbert, member of Congress from the Mont
gomery District, has written a letter in
answer to a constituent, announcing that he
will not stand reflection at the end of the
Fifty-second Congress, but will return to
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Fowler have gone to
Mr. James D. Wise has returned to the city
after an extended business trip through the
West and South.
Miss Lucy Moncure, of Orange Court House,
who has been visiting Mrs. Willis, on Ninth
street, returned to her uome last evening.
Senator and Mrs. Vance, Mrs. I6aac Hen
derson, Mrs. Carbaugh,and Mr. Harry Martin,
of Washington, sailed on the Germanic for
Europe on Wednesday,
SHOT IN THE HIP.
Mr. Howard Schneider's Kncountcr "With
a Drunken Man.
Mr. Howard Schneider shot and painfully
wounded a man named Jnmes T. Rollings
yesterday afternoon in a stable adjoining Jiis
brother, Architect T. F. Schneider's, now
mansion, at Eighteenth and Q streets. Tho
shooting was a mysterious affair, as tho nian
shot wa6 evidently crazed with tho Idea that
Mr. Schneider had dono him an Injury aud
went to his place to assault him. Ho was
ordered away by tho stable boy, aud answered
that ho would blow Iho boy's brains out.
The boy called Mr. Howard Schneider, who
found the man sitting lu his buggy and or
dered him to leave, Rollings replied that ho
was not going to leave) .and thoy couldn't put
him out. Mr. Schneider called on the boy to
como help him put tho man out, as ho made to
ward him. Rollings again made a move as if
to draw his pistol, aud lu a menacing way ap
proached Mr. Schneider. Tho latter retreated,
and, running arouud to tup, harness-box, got
an old pistol thut was kept there for the
watchman. As Rollings still approached, Mr.
Schneider fired one snot in tho air, but tho
other closed in and had Mr. Schnei
der nt close range. . That gentleman
saw the man's pistol, but fortunately
the hammer was caught in tho flap of tho
pocKet anu no uau trouble in gcttine it out.
Mr. Schneider then fired again and Rollings
ran out and down Eighteenth street. Mr.
Schneider paid no further attention to tho af
fair until informed later that ho had shot Rol
lings. It appears that Rollings after receiving
the second shot ran down Eighteenth street to
tho open lot near Dupont Circle, wheio befell
and was found bleeding by pedestrians, who
summoned tho polico and had him conveyed to
tho Emergency Hospital, where Dr. Boss
dressed his wounds. Ho was considerably
under tho Influence of liquor and nothing
definite could bo gleaned from him. The
wound was a long, shaggy one, the ball enter
ing the fleshy part of the hip and plowing,
its way clear through. Dr. Boss says there is
no danger unless inflammation sct6 in. When
Mr. Schneider heard thathe had shot Rollings,
he went to the station and left $1,000 for his
appearance, Mr. James Mattlngly being bail-
The Juno "Bellbrd."
The principal feature in Bclford's Magazine,
for June is the complete novel, "A Bargain
in Souls," by ErnestDo Lancey Plerson. It is
a brilliant and humorous story, describing how
a husband, the editor of a Now York evening
dally, and his wife, becoming mutually dissat
isfied with their lot in life, each thlnkinir that
the other has the easier position, exchange
souls through the intervention of u magician.
The ludicrous and unexpected consequences
of the bargain may be left to 'the reader.
The opening article is an able discussion of
"The Wage System," by Eva McDonald, who,
though only a young girl, has already achieved
the position of "State Lecturer of the
Minnesota Farmers' Alliance." Franklin
MacVeagh'a able address before tho Sunset
Club, Chicago, on "Foreign Trade and Reci-
. procity" is printed in full. Victor Yarros con
tributes an extremely well-written article on
"Tho Disease of Genius;" to which Frederick
T. Jones makes a reply under the title "Are
Men of GeniUB Wicked?" "A Sexagenarian,"
In an excellently written paper on "Physical
Culture," gives some very remarkablo illustra
tions of the great value of walking in promot
For Tnn Sunday Herald.
May 30, 1801.
We cover tho graves of our heroes to-day
With the redolent blossoms of sunshiny May.
The fragrance is borne through the tremulous
Ascending like lncenBO to regions more fair,
Beyond where bravo comrades in countless
Aro watching tho vigils of this hallowed day.
Methinks 'mid tho cloud-rlfts their forms I
With the Banner of Unity lifted on high.
Its glittering stars o'er tho Blue and the Gray
Are shining alike in victorious sway.
And they are exulting these heroes above,
That at length our bold ensign speaks Brotherly
Though tho cannon etlll belches with thunder
Its flashes of lightning breathe carnage no
For the Rainbow of Peace spans the "bloody
And the issue is healed by Fraternity's Kiss.
Their camp-fires to-day aro refulgent with
Displacing the gloom of war's horrible night;
They are fed by the flames of yon planets, I
Eartb fires never kindled such marvelous glow.
Our chiefs that wero martyred, with those in
Whatever their uniform, clasp hand with hand,
Rejoicing that He who directed tho fight,
Conducted the combat with Justice and Right.
Each year swells the ranks of those triumph
To-day we must bow before newly-raado
Whose garlandB are twined with the Cypress
With roses, forget-me-nots, pansles, and rue.
All human oblations are mixed with alloy,
Compounded of sorrow, while sweetened with
Your laurels, brave victors, forever aro green,
Though dwellers in regions by mortals unseen;
'Tia tho tenement only that prostrate doth He;
Man's spirit enduretb. yea, llveth for aye.
Aro ye noting, freed spirits, the slons of the
Can ye witness earth's chaos in yon distaut
Crusaders are arming for Freedom again;
Their war-cry resoundeth o'er valley and
The wail of the needy doth ring on our ear,
We are marshaling legions 'gainst Tyranny
From ocean to ocean the loud billows roar.
A chasm has opened to part us oncamore.
Oh, pray that Jehovah our battles shall lead
To crush out oppression, grim hunger, and
That our Captains shall boldly contend for the
And our land again ransomed by God's sov
A, H. Mercur, Tovcanda, Pa.
Knoxville, III., May SO. The standing
committee of tho Protestant Episcopal Church
at the Diocese of Quincy has unanimously de
clined to consent to the consecration of Rev.
Phillips Brooks as Bishop of Massachusetts.
THE BEHRING SEA BILL.
Severe I'eiutltloK to lie Imposed Upon Seal
London, May 80. Tho text of tho Behring
Sea bill Issued In tho Uouso of Commons yes
crday by Mr. William Henry Smith, tho First
Lord of tbo Treasury, Is just published. Its
substance Is as follows:
Her Majesty, tho Queen, may by nn order In
council prohibit the catching of seals by
British ships during a period to be limited by
the ordur In council. Whllo thti order In coun
cil under this act is in forco no person belong
ing to a llrltlsh ship ahull kill, take, or hunt or
attempt to kill, take, or bunt any seal within
tho HohringSen during tho period stated lutho
order in council,
If there bo any contravention of this not
any person committing, procuring, aiding, or
abetting such contravention shall bo guilty of
a misdemeanor within tho meaning of tho
merchant shipping act. and tho ship or equip
ment and everything on board shall bo for
foriclted to Her Majesty as if tho
offence had been committed under sec
tion 103 or said net, and sections 103 and 104
shall npply as IT they wero herein cnactcu and
In terms applicable to an offenso and forfeiture
under this act. Any commissioned officer on
tho nnvnl list shall have power during tho
period limited by tho order la council to stop
and examine nny British ship in the Behring
Sen, and to detain her or any portion of her
crew if In his Judgment tho ship is being or
preparing to be used or employed In contra
vention of this section. Every offense by this
act declared to bo a misdemeanor will bo pun
ishable by a flno or by Imprisonment with or
without hard labor.
NAVAIj academy affairs.
Appointment to tho Constellation. The
Hoard of Visitors.
Axnai-olis, Md., May 30. Frank Leech,
son of tho Rev. Dr. George Leech,
of the Baltimore Conference, has been
appointed apothecary to tho Constellation.
John Early, of New York, has been appointed
paymaster's clerk to tho Constellation.
Tho Board of Visitors to tho Naval Academy
Is as follows: William E. Chaudler, Senate;
Isham G. Harris, Senate; J. P. Dolll
ver, House; W. C. Wallace, House;
Fi. A. Herbert, House; G. D. Tillman, Nash
ville; A. P. Gill. Minnesota; Dr. 3. Athertou,
Belief onto, Pa.; W. W. Smith, Washington,
D. C.;Commander J. N. Greer, United States
Senator Carlisle's Narrow Escape.
Richmond, Va., May 30. Tho vestibule
train on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
going east at noon to-day rau through an
open switch at Basic City into the rear of a
freight train on the siding. The engine of tho
vestibule train wa6 considerably damaged, the
headlight and guard being carried away.
Four freight cars-were wrecked. Hon. John
G. Carlisle and family were on the vestibule
train going to New York. No one was hurt
but two negroes, who were only slightly
Dr. Boss Resigns.
Tho resignation of Dr. Boss as assistant
resident physician of the Emergency Hospi
tal removes from the staff of that institution
one of the most efficient doctors that has
served there. Though Dr. Boss haB onlv been
at the Emergency for a few months he has
gained the confidence and respect of all those
with whom he came in contact. He 1b a phy
sician of skill and ability and is thoroughly
experienced in his profession, no leaves the
15th of June to engage in private practice In
the northwest section of the city.
A Soldier Turned-State's Evidence.
Walla Walla, Wash., .ay 30. It was
learned late lu6t night that one of the soldiers
confined In the county jail charged with the
murder of Hunt, April 25, had turned State's
evidence and his testimony hud been taken by
tho prosecuting attorney in writing andsworn
to. When it became known at the garrison
that the man had turned State's evidence ru
mors of an attack on the jail were Immediately
circulated. As a precautionary step the sheriff
has doubled the guards at the jail, whieh now
Gen. Grosvenor's Denial.
Gen. Grosveuor, chairman of the recently
appointed Immigration Commission, has tele
graphed Secretary Foster from Dennlson,
Ohio, that the reported interview with him
on Wednesday last, criticising the demand of
foreigners for the use of their native language
in this country, and pointing to Wisconsin as
an illustration, is a gross misrepresentation.
Gen. Grosvenor declared that nothing he said
could bear the construction given it.
Senator Trumbull Pleads Not Guilty.
Los Angeles, Cal., May 30. R. R; Trum
bull, Chilian Senator, who was indicted by tho
United States grand jury for violating the
neutrality laws in connection with the Schooner
Robert and Minnie and the ltata affair, arrived
here from San Francisco yesterday accom
panied by his attorney. He proceeded at
once before Judge Ross and pleaded not
guilty. Date of trial will bo decided Monday.
The Pope's Encyclical.
London, May 30. Cardinal Manning cables
Cardinal Gibbons that he has mailed to him
an official copy of the English translation of
the encyclical, made by order of the Holy
Father. The cablegram adds; "Plea6o notify
tho United States and Canada to arrange for
a speedy reprint and wide diffusion."
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Revolution in Hayti.
PaiAs, May 80. A cable message has been
received at tho Haytlon Legation here an
nouncing that a revolution has broken out at
Port-au-Prince, Hay ti. Tho despatch adds that
a state or siege lias been proclaimed at l'ort-au-Prlnce.
A French ironclad has been sent
to the scene of the disturbance.
Cardinal Gibbons's Illness.
Baltimore, May 30.--A letter from St.
Thomas Manor, Md., says that Cardinal Gib
bous is still weak from his recent sickness,
and by advice of his physician will return to
Baltimore. Bishop Curtis, of Wilmington,
Del., will meet the CDltcopal appointments of
To Be Bishop of Massachusetts.
Louisville, Kt., May 80. The standing
committee of the Protestant Episcopal Church
here has voted In favor of the election of Rev.
Phillips Brooks to the Bishopric Massachu
setts. A great many young men are saving by
opening a small account with Woods & Co.,
"Fau6t Beer" is guaranteed to be straight
lager and 6ix months old,
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A LBAUGH'S GRAND OPERA HOUSE.
SIXTH WEEK OF THE SUMMER. OPERA.
W. T. Carloton's Opera Co.
TWO OPERAS THIS WEEK.
MONDAY, TUESDAY. AND WEDNESDAY
ALSO AT THE SATURDAY MATINEE,
With a magnificent cast, iucludlng Misses
Lily Post, Jennnie Winston, AHco Vin
cent, Messrs. .). K. Murray, W. II.
Fitzgerald, (.mis. A. Blgelow,
Fred. Huntley, and others.
THURSDAY, FRIDAY, AND SATURDAY
EVENINGS, An account of tho IM
MENSE SUCCESS aud
THREE MORE PERFORMANCES
Of Gilbert and Sullivnu's Now Opera,
With a phenomenal cast, including every fa
vorite of this excellent company.
SEE THE GREAT SPANISH. DANCE, "THE.
New aud handsome costumes, special scenery..
Augmented orchestra and a powerful
chorus of thlrty-rlve selected voices.
25 Cents General Admission.
Reserved Seats 50 and 75 cents.
Next Week CHIMES OF NORMANDY,,
'with W. T. Carloton and entire strength of"
Each Evening at S:15. Saturday Matinee.
Week Opening Monday, June 1.
In Balfe's Ballad Opera,
THE BOHEMIAN GIRL..
Arllne, Helen Lamont; Queen, Lizzie An
nandale; Bud a, Marion Weller; Thaddeus,
Charles J. Campbell; Count, William Pruette;.
DeviUhoof, Walter Allen; Flore6tino, Williamr
Gaunt, and Captain of Guard, R. W. Guise.
William Robinson Musical Director.
Reserved 6eats, 50 ana 75c. Admission, 25c.
Monday, Juno 8,-
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TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 1891,
WASHINGTON LIGHT INFANTRY CORPS.-
Steamer CHARLES MACALESTER leaves
at 0:30 P. M.
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