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SUNDAY DULLET1N, HONOLULU, H. T., 8UNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1902.
Where President -'pu Wife Worship
K rHU f SKT WtHKHK it(lCf)t
Charlie Tong Sing-, an Arctic Hero
TOURISTS IN ,.
Washington, Jan. 15. John Schick
nrnl A. Mnckay-Smtth, D. I)., Esqulr".
The very names of the President's and
Mrs. Iloosevelt's pastors Imply tl.c
tones of their churches, the resi
dent's the purest democracy, his wife's
the most exclusive aristocracy.
Both churches are extremely Hiroll.
The President's will be enlarged to
accommodate all who will come. There
Is no Intention of disturbing the ott cr.
Iloth have nn attendance bcyono. tlirlr
capacity. At the President's all stran
gers must com early to bo ndmlttcd,
for, as the scats nre all free, the church
is crowded before the servlco hoping
At the other they havo lo come lat",
after 11:15, when It Is supposed all
pew owners who Intend vvorshippliiit
that Sunday have taken their scats. At
tho President's It Is rare that tha glit
ter of (ho silver, nickel and copper do
nations In tha plates Is obscured by n
greenback. At the other It Is seldom
tha greenbacks are weighted. Not
even tho President's carriage ccr
stands before the German Reformed
Church. Among tho notable liveries
at the cnlptal Mrs. Roosevelt's Is about
lr lft wt MiaI Artaa &n4ataa linffnon1
the only ona that never stands before
St. John's Episcopal Church on Sun
day mornings. Thc'Prcsldcnt and Mrs.
Roosevelt allow their horses to rest
Dutch Reformed Faith.
The President Is of the Dutch Re
formed faith, but as his church Is not
represented at tho Capital, he attends
the German Reformed. He is a con-,
stnnt and punctual Sunday morning at
tendant, never having missed a Sab
bath morning's service since his ar-
rival here but ho attends nt nn other
rival here, but ho attends at no other
me. He leaves tho south front of'
ihn Whim iinnn n 50 mlm.i in 11k
hn.-n onmiiu nnmnnin,i i.v un'
V " " ' ..--...-..... , --.wno are unaccustomed to me -roius-
Sr more of his children and sometimes' ha,e )uit cnteml t0 gcrutnIze the
by friends he happens to bn entertain
Ing. They, however, usually prefer to
accompany Mrs. Roosevelt to the
church of more Impression. The
President walks up Sixteenth street at
his usual pace, brisk enough to keep
his children on thc verge of a run. Ho
Is never without protection, but the
Secret Servico men who follow nnd
lead htm have to keep at least half a
block away. If ho recognizes one of
them as a guardian ot Ills ho will hall
him and brusquely order him away.
Four policemen nro alwas on duty at
the church, but principally to prevent
. the work of tho kodak fiend.
Crude Little Church.
The llttlo church Is nbout tho crud
est affair In Washington. Some of the
- - fuvf - ? - H? -
SUGAR IS DISCUSSED
BY TUE WORLD'S
Ptini-rrn'P trrtir i-wnnn I
(Continued from Page J.)
lattons in this country (he establish
nient of 8ifch a bounty would bring Hag to look with longing ejes towards
about, and without tho eo-operatlon ot Porto Rlto, and the admission of Cu
either Russia or tho United States, ban sugar free would cause a great
neither ot which were represented at clamor from them for admission to the
the UrusseU conference, ft seemed lm- United States.
possible to do an thing along this line.' Whllo the piho of sugar In the
The English Situation. United States Is determined bj the Eu-
England Is the one country that has r0pcan conditions, the sugar producers
thrown its doors open to the cheap aml reflners are not troubled over the
sugar ot the world. There is no tax on kimtv unr n min n,nr. Th
sugar In Great Urltnln except the war
tax, and as a result sugar Is cheaper
In Pn-lnn.l Ihnn In .n nll.or nnnnlr. .
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The first result of this condition of
affairs has been to kill off tho sugar
refining business In England. Wlpo
out thc sugar bounties of Continental
Europe, and tho sugar refining bust-
ness in England would be a great In-
dustry. In place of this industry
however, other Industries havo sprung
up In England, driven out of Europe
., .., hii, nrir n o..r nml nssum.
. . Iftat The fiilt catf
ed grcasl Importance. Tho fruit can-
nlng Industry of Germany lins been
killed, for Instance. Fruit Is sent from
Germany to England, preserved with
German sugar, and then sent back to
Germany because tho price of sugar In
Germany prohibits the business. It
has been claimed that England has
been a great gainer In an industrial
way by cheap sugar, to say nothing of
the gieat Question of supplying all
the people with a necessary food prod
uct nt n very cheap price. Great Ilrlt
aln has her colonies to consider, how.
evet, and Just now thero is a bitter
fight waged In England over the ques
tion of sugar duties. Colonial Sccretaiy
Chamberlain has Informed his Govern
ment that uuless Great Britain de
cides to put u countervailing duty on
sugar tho West Indian islands wlll bo
hopelessly bankrupt within a )car.
Won't Abolish Bounties.
Thc UrltUli delegates who attended
the mussels tonference say that there
Is no likelihood of the Continental na-
. . i,i.
lions abolishing """. B8" 'n"
stand now, but that If Great III Itain
would put Into effect tho same system
of countei vailing duties that Is en-1
forced In tho United States, the other.
countries would probably do away
with the bounties The British Cabi
net has considered tho matter before.
however, and lias aiwas ueen urm in
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Its ueiicr mat enenp sugar was a ..
ter of more Importance than the wel-
fare of Great Britain's sugar produc -
Ing colonies, and It is very doubtful If
even the powerful influence of Cham -
HiffpfPltfr- Rpfweetl I iffiP
U1IU1U11G JJClUbUl 1-llUC
German Reformed and
negro churches are far larger nnd fin
er. It was established 23 years , nlloy. about 100 feet across a lot from
ago as a mission to the capital, but It ( Fifteenth street, between Rhode Ist
was thought several times the mission aml Mcnue ,, ,, Btrcct ,t a inlcmI.
i ntilil lint n In tin nli-iHilniiAit f Ttiltl '
recent jears us average membership
I was but thirty-live. Lnder Its present
pastor It grew to number 100 communl
ance tho congregation has grown be-
)ond the seating capacity. 1C0, and Thlrty-flvc thousand dollars, with "Is he basking? Oh, Maud that re- lie difficulties which weie nut and hhlps In vnrlous capacities The Jean
the floating attendance or attempted ,vi,lch Is a donation from tho Piesl- n,l,",s mo "ow nr K"lng to n nstered by Schley. 'tt' lintl made the oage around the
attendance is nearly, that much again dent. Is now subscilbed. and tne aiehl-'lln onr ,low l,'lB',l"o trlmmed?" Decorated with medals by the ",,rn from Hnvro and shipped her
each Sunday. lects nre at work on the plans "Mercy! there's tho Sphinx!" United States Navy Department nnd nilBl equipment and complement l
The President has thc only reserved Mrg u00SMCit ,iocs not like he- "wllal' the Sphinx?' by Congress, Chnrle) Tong Sing has m"n nn1 ns read) to proc-ed north
pew. There arc two aisles, dividing i,,!.!,,',,.! .,,( , , -i,i, o,' "wl,y- iv a tlllnB that asked ou received rewards for bravery that Can- ""r'1 wllp" the steward went aboard
tho seats Into three rows, ills Is the ZlTuJXS?!- ul , ' ..' rl,l,Ilcs' 0" Know "car nle' Vm not ra8lnn8 mn' "e" cm-v' ,S"" " "rU'1 '"8 ndullt' an'1 enr"
wJ,iln,l,.i Job. s has nlwnjs been known as the Lltro ilctIlcr ,,,... thc BpMnx or ono led the good will of Commander Oeo
,,, ,,np, ;,,;.,',:,,, ,, " J
p Win, liaril, mucli-scratcl.ed bencli,
gan to attend the minister suggested
il A t- . I4-a au 4 . t.
that ha might enter nnd leave the
cntircn irom a uoor at the slue of tne
pulpit In order to avoid the throng.
Lut Mr. Roosevelt declined. salng he
u,.lc.. w Bu lo cure, .me- u..y u,
man. Alter me ueneuiciion tne con
gregation now lemalns standing In
their pews until he passes out
President follows the service closely,
even Joining In thc lnmns at times.
Heart to Heart Talks.
Rcforo thc service begins Mr. Schick
goes through thc church greeting his
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flock penonaj,,-, also ,osc 10 hlnc
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renri way inai is seldom neani. .vianj
President while he worships, confined
In so close ntspace with nn earnest,
honest, effective pleader with a mighty
voice, seem to forget they come onl
to observe nnd become affected.
"The President's attendance at that
place will do more for thc cause of
Christianity than had he nttended an)
other," said one of this class as he
followed Mr. Roosevelt out last Sun
day. Tho German Reformed church Is
predominant In this country only In
Pn.tflm Pittiiiatlianh lint 1. la e.i-nnn
.11 k....i ......' . n. . h-.
all through that State and Ohio. The
Dutch Reformed has its strength in
New York State. Together their mem
bership numbers about 230,000 the
English-speaking branch in America
w - ? - f - r--j
berlaln can bring nbout any change In
this policy. Salisbury is known to be
firm In his belief thnt in this matter
what Is Germany's and Trance's loss
is England's gain
Naturally n refusal on the part of
Orcat Ilrltaln to aid them would cause
Jamaica. British (luiana and the small
West Indian Islands under the Qritlsh
American producer knows that under
certain conditions tho Amerlcnn refln
lrB WUU1" lu,n IO i-many ior incir
law alIBB. mit no also knows tIlat no
law sllgaP is comng to this country
from Eur0p0 now, and that any time
conditions should change so that It
woui,i giart coming this wav. thev
would get nil the protection they could
aa (0Ti ami thnt In a hurry. They
have no" reason to fear thai In this lm-
()rtant Inatter the Golcrnment wlll
... . .
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trouble now Is Cuba In this fight thc
i,eet sugar men and thc refiners nre
now busily engaged at Washington
tluashliiK over old straw. The beet
BBar men are foreetttiiR nil their
statements as to tho great profits In
their business, nnd the reflners nro
aKan advancing the arguments In fa-
vor of f.eo raw sugar. Roth sides havo
lllMltv , mnnfiv tnr ,, ,,.,, , .,.
i - ..-j - ..... in.... wi h nouti
vvhlio the Cuban planters are looking
... Hiuiukiiiii, iic. iic. ..a ui.iLu.i.e. w.n
mean prospeiity or bankruptcy
REFLECTIONS OF A BACHELOR.
The man who never sinned never
w.n a man.
We educate children; we teach doss,
rod tho dogs Itnm.
Some )oung women have soul ) earn
ings worse than tho stomach-ache.
The man who thinks he knows it all
la hnil onnni.li 1ml Ihn vnmnn ivlm
,,,, "e ,,-" t"0 ,, ; "
. .. ' . worse,
, A girl's secoud engagement always
lacks snap, like thc sequel to a story.
Men don't mind looking old If tho)
don't feel It, women don't mind feeling
olu. iey "' '00" it-
, "llot8 ncv?r ee t,H clouds oyer tlio
...j ... v.......v ...t, cmu i . mi
i) thing but each other.
A clrl romes nenrenoucb to snunrlne.
a clrtle t() tatl8t ,lt,rBeU when Bhoeffmt to Btpam 01lt of tllu ,iar)0r as'tho vessels from the shnr icn11r
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puts her linger tnrojgn a woiming,
a man can love a woman without
1 marrying her, nnd marry her without
loving her. Hut It Is the combination
.that Is the thing New York Press.
U Was "1C ''cnomlnnllon'8 Intention to
build n larger mission here before Mr
j Roosevelt began to attend. Of course,
when he attended as Vice President an
Impetus was ghen the movement
When he became President the project
was as good as consummated,
Back on an Alley.
The llttlo church stands back on an '
til to construct a church costing $30,-
000 and covcrns tnc rc.ent 8(0 am
)ot Thc congregation In Washington
Is not able lo sustain this expense,
tnn. ...n llni1 .. ,.t- .... n,t
,rC8,"c10 cl,urc11- ' nIsn kno"
g 10 ,:ng8ll c,utrcl Moro mn ha.
tho country's Presidents nnd nearly all
lc membera of , .,.,, nmba.8le3
lme ttorsn.)nr(, .
It Is the chief
senatorial and Cabinet rclldmi. ren.!
,iC2,0Ug. Tll0 ..gnlart BCt.. a,n09t
g cnlrcty orsi,na tllcr0 Thc manv
grangers nnd outsiders who flock to
see this notable aggregation generally
havo to wait until they arc safe In
their pews before they can get In.
In Society's Center.
Tho church Is situated on Sixteenth
and II. streets, just across I,afnette
squnro from the White House, Just.ho doing?'
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upposuc aecreiary nays nome, a OlocK
,ru"' ule w mansion, a.
..V &VVII mHSiaiWK, M(tei 1(1 I1V.
opposite direction, nbout the same ills
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tnnce from Senntor Haiiiin's.
1 III 111
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" ' a"d t' J',e. "V;
-..u., w... ...v- 111..1. J UIUII HIT lit
thorn nniilrngt III. titn nlnntoi..
"'' l" " "" ""'"""'J "Ves, Isn't It fragrant? So spicy.
tlngcrs and thc llttlo meloleon nt the Can.t ym gmc , c,ou,g7 Annn ,
President's church. So arc the minis- uko to I)rcat10 lt n
ter's sermons. ..So (Io , ,. ngk th(, con,jHctor
Rev. Maeka-Smitli Is exceedingly Uhat It Is There he Is. Conductor.
wealthy bj Inheritance, nnd gives over 'please?"
his salary to works of charity foi the. The conductor Well, ma'nm?
Washington and other poor. He lives "Conductor, where docs that spicy
In n luxurious home on Sixteenth smell come from?"
street, neai Mussnchusclts avenue. In' "From tho locomotive, mn'om Wo
tho heart of aristocratic Washington ,lflc nothing but mummies for furl on
and "travels In tho best society."
Sometimes the children attend
church with Mrs Roosevelt. The will
bo left to decide for themselves as to
which church they will Join. Though
Mrs. Roosevelt's and flic President's
churches differ so widely
l selves nre of thc sume democratic
'" io eliurches are tho Sunday
tights for visitors nt Washington
Their contrast has n curious effect
I American Sailors
The death recently of Admiral Klin
b,er,e ',rl"g8 "".clb,,J' lo wln,, ,he.N
clone at Samoa twelve years ago this
"'"""' ' 'i "'- l '" "l ""."
0f the Amerltan Nav) was wrecked
am, hcr captnln nlor,al. ,,,,, ,,
another driven high on the beach,
whence she was afterward extricated
with great dllllcuity. Admiral Kim-
berlcy peisonally vouclied to Major II.
R- Oorwln. of rookl)n, for tlic nccu-j
lnej ' ,lie '0,lon,"K "fount of tho
n,cmoral)lc ''-i whlel1 ,iaa hecn- '" i
'a" ' llVder'
lc"n lommnntlcr, very badly confused:
M nb"Ut ' 'clCk '" tl10 mornlnR!
,lc excitement on shoie which had
qultctl n little begun to grow more In-1
tense as the Vundalla and Calliope1
weie seen in u most dangerous position
a"'1 a eolllslon between thc two ves-
l'el8 8ecni,ll Inevitable. They wcro
bolh 1)enrl"R back "Blnst thc reef,
ne,",r n,po,n' , 'c ,!10 Wreck ' tl10 '
jV, i . -JJ ,C,1C? ZJ'a.'clSS'to
1C "' orc- " "' ',c' ., ? w"8 .c.10sc.." I
toK the two vessels about, and
i nn mi om in i iirt v ii ii fi ii in i rpn i wnveu
nicy v. urt eui.llllg eiust-r lUKe-iutrr e-ve-ry
minute. The space between them was
next seen to close altogether, when
suddenly the great Iron prow of the
Englishman nroso high In the air on
the crest of nn enormous wnve audi
m nt-tn lti'tm Vlflt It full nvAn litwtn 41lA I
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port quarter of the vandal a. The
crash was awful. The Jib boom of the ,
Calliope was carried away nnd hcavr
timbers of tho Vnndalln were shivered.
Eveiy man who stood upon tho poop
deck of the Vandalla was thrown from'
his feet by tho shock. A hole had been
torn below tin rail and
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rci into mo can n u was inpov
sllilc to rscertnln the extent of tho
(,amag0 ,n a moment. but at tho time
lt seemed that tho Vandalla had rccclv-
eiI hcr ,jeat Uiow. Tho men rushed
tho hatches In the belief that the
steamer was sinking, and It was only
rter Breat offort tlat onu.cra persuail
e(1 tllCm to return to their posts,
jlmt after tha collision Cnpt. Kane
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in in. i. in i ill i it- ii t;ii:i in ill ull ill nil. nu nil
ho gllw ,lmt to remain In his present
position would load to another col-
Uslon with tho Vnndiilla or throw hlr
vessel on the reef He accordingly
gave orders to lei go an alienors. .nM
Tlrst tourist Isn't this lovely' Just
think. I'liaroah lived here. And-nnd nj stauneher supporter In nil Amor
Cheops and and Moses' It mikes i(a than Chnrle) Tong Sing There
jour head BWlm, doesn't It? mrc fen men who know the Admirals
Second tourist 1 guess It's tli bad
It hurtB my head, too. Is thai
tho Nile over there? rlor and brae navigator under more
Tlrst toutlst Mercy, I supposo so ,trliiB clicumstnnces. Charley Tong
Isn't It dlrty7 It doesn't seem ns If ( Sing accompanied Admiral (then Cap
Cuopntrn could have rode In her barg" lain) Schley on the (Ireely relief expe
to meet Mark Antony down that hor- dltlon of 1891. As steward of tho
rid stream, docs It? United States steamer Thetis, the
"No, It doesn't. Hut that wns n
imir Km,. .. n.,n nr
..i iipi. . i.. .n ,., .,ir.v
Lut I don't remember Just when It
of the pyramids. Just look at all
cMMrm, mM )c
.v .1 f.... .i. --.. .. .1 .t. i
ii -u, ui'iii, lis me- eueci ot me mull
"Look there! Thnt must bo the des
'crt. Rut I can't see any caravans.
Perhaps It Isn't n desert. Majbe It's
"What's a mirage-, dear?"
"Oh. It's something they see !n des
erts. Ever thing Is upside down, you
"Isn't thnt Just awful? Oh. see that
hnndsomo native' What a picture!
Ho Thust bo a sheik nt least.
!. ..i..i .. ... .
"- !"" " i"-' vimeviimu
passing his lint."
I "What n shntne! My, Isn't It nice to
travel on a railroad where they don't
nave nny smoke or cinders?"
"Yes. and do you notlco whnt n
!.i .i- .., i i. i...i.....-v
iiiiiiti uiivii vn.ii.n 11. tut: n iniiiin .
Ibis line, ma'am" Cleveland Plain-.""""
Too Slow on the Draw.
A Kentucky feudist was shot thc
1 vther day out In Arizona. It doesn't
my for (lloge i;gtcrn feudUls to wan- r three survivors of'tlie"Jeanetlo ex-
,ler down Into thc Southwestern .oun-)pc,(,oni 0 Bg BtPa'rl of tho
try and make a display of gun Playghp Jvancttc, tllnt , ,g79 sa,ci,on
unless they are quick i u iho trigger.
' Tim tflnli.n,. ....Hot ii.nnlli.
; "., ""' ,","", V"""'"' 7" "
for nnythlng of that kind In Arizona or
New Mexico Peoria Journal
Cheers the Dying
Calliope's head was swung nround to
wind and her powerful engines were
worked to their utmost capacity. It
was an anxious moment on board the!
WUB Ull UI1A..I.1B 111UII1CIIC till 1JU..1CI llir
corvette, ns with hcr unchors gone.
she had nothing but her engines to
depend upon to keep her oil the reef
Tho steamer seemed to stand still for
a moment, nnd then the rapidly revolv
Ing propeller had Its effect, for the vcb
set moved slowly against the great
waves which broke over hcr bows ant
Hooded hcr decks from stem to stern,
funne Is unci fresh eoa was thrown
Into the furnaces. Every tension was
,,,. the desperate struggle,
ngnnst the storm She Beemed to
nmlle i,or headway ut first Inch by Inch
Ullt her speed actually Increased until
it hecame evident she eould elcar tho
harbor. As sho passed abreast of the
TrCnton a great shout went up from
over 100 men uboard the flagship, and
lhr,f 'arty cheers were given for thf
', A ZH
i .. . .. . ...
came back across the angry waters.
The Calliope passed safely out of tha
harbor and steamed far out to sea, re
turning after the storm abated. She
sustained little Injury outside of tho
was not able to get out to sea, and after
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'cr colll'lon "" out ? ff '"
he " V"i!lta and slowly drift
lnB t0ard ho rcef' A,new ,d"nK,cr
"ow arose' 8ie uro t0 'rlk8 "
Va,,da la anJ goon shore. It
"l"1 aH, f tho mK hl, of ,th,c ,laf "
thin nniil.l nrimii Ihn Irniiilnlln in
til II Wrt.',,,i, MI4 WIUDII lltU lUIIIIUlia l
I l.lpppa "nnil throw thn hnnelrpit mpn
, ---J- the rigging In o he
""" c'inB"B lo "ie "Kging inio inn
ater- It was now after 3 o'clock
nml ,hc "8ht was Inning to fade
awar' ,n half an ll01lr ll'e Trenton had
drifted to within a few yards of th
vanuniia s now, ami tne men who vver
in me rigging or tno latter vesstntein
bled with fear ns they saw the Trenton
approoch Feelings hard to describe
tamo ovei tho hundreds who watchce'
the last faint my of daylight faded
I nvvny and night came down upon thp
nwful scene The storm was still rag-
Ing with ns much fury ns at any time
....ring .b ua. nw puur cinuun-r
Admiral Wlnfleld Scott Schley has
character better, and none hao had
the opportunity to stud) the sea war-
Chlnnnini, una iinlilcd tn nlmnrin tlio
. .., ..... i. m
, ..nn..in.i.. .,,., .., .., fn.
ccrs of the wnrdioom could do Then.
loo, the Chlnnman knew nil of the
the north by former ex-
t. ri.nn.a n...i un nmnnintn.i uiiii
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This stalwart fellow, ns thoroughly
AmcrlcanlniilaBtlilrt jenrs residence
in amenta ur nuoaru Amerienn sains
'"" nmKt" """ n nnuirnuzeii citizen
of Ul18 tontry of his adoption. Is now
n tciithni "f l'os Angeles He has
llt'1 '" t,,al clt 1,,rt'u 'onths. en
" - - t. '",vrciic seas, tne vessel oiten weugcu
place on East Third street being con
dueled on "the New York plan." ns
n canl on the door announces Proud
ol the honors tie has won, but weary
"' n ,,rc or eture, ho has retired
lrom tlle 8enfarl"R Hfu Hint lie follow-
e" lor mnn car8' onu " now
nut in no nuoweu to pass ins .ins in '
nulet pursuit of his new buslniSB. He
Pcak modestly of his adventures;
..11. l.n In-llHn f -.. U !...
""'"- " u..e- ..e-..., .uu.ir
'"-'""linn tbo achievements than mnk-
liif n nv lima nf llmm ti aimnnti nnil
"" ""' """", '" ""'" '" "i-"1"
manners nu betrays i.ui selilnm ins nn
lionnllty, vet thero are times In the
rollla' 0I ",8 K,,,r I,lal " reverts lo
the patois of tho American Chinese,
hut Immedlatel eonselous of It. he
toruets tho speech In scholuilj Kng-
w,lr" telling of his first onge to
j tho north, ho was asked what was tho
.obJ,'ct of ,ht' ''"anions trip, when he
"Why. wo were looking for the
mm" ",lc- Mnn' K far to flnrt t'""
'"'" h" ""'" ""1" '
anil iinm eveiy countly. wit no one
entch him I menu, nono Is nble tn
reach the pole."
Survivor From the Jeanette.
Charley Tong Sing Is one of t.vo
le voyage of exploration of the Atetie
seas, with tho obje.l ,,f dlsecveiln
l"' """" l,ole- "m")l ' "p "'
'bin splendid phjslque thnt he Is .'.live
who had been clinging for hours to tht
rigging of thc Vnndalln weie bruised
and bleeding, but they held on wltn tho
desperation of men who hnng h
Hvni'CIMIIuiI u. llivil nnu lllltln '
thread between life and death. The
ropes had cut the flesh on their arm?
and legs nnd their eyes were blinded
by thc salt spra) which swept over
them. Weak and exhausted as they
were, the) would be unable to stand
the terrible strain much longer Ihev
looked down upon the angry water
below them and knew that they h.ie1
no strength left to battle with the
waves. Their final hour beemed to Le
upon fliein. Tho gieat black hull b(
thc Trenton could be seeif through
tho darkness, almost read) to crush
Into tho stranded Vandalla and grind
hcr to atoms
Suddenly a shout was borne neross
the waters The Trenton was cliecrlne
thu Vandalla Tha sound of K,U vole'
brok upon the air. and was hird
nbovo the roar of the tempest "Three
cheers for the Vandalla" was the cry
that warmed the hearts of the dying
men In tha rigging The shout tiled
away upon the storm, nnd there arose
from the quivering masts of the sunk
en ship a response so feeble that It wan
hardly heard upon shore.
The men, who felt they wero looking
death In the face, aroused themselves
to tho effort and united In a faint cheer
for tho flagship. Those who were
standing on shore listened In silence,
for that feeble cry was the saddest
they had ever heard Every heart was
melted to pity "God help them!" was
passed from one man to another The
sound of music next came across thc
water. Thc Trenton's band was play
I . .... ... .. . . .. ,. n..
i le ' , w"r apanB,c" ",an' cr "'
thousand men on sea and shore had
ncvPr More llear(, .,,, (lf mlIglc at
Bmh a me ag tllla An iniCscrlbablo
,ecng famc over the hundred Anierl-
ran(l on t), ,rain tttu) nBt(,Pll t the
nott, of ti,c nation nntheni. mingled
i wltll tj,c i)wg ot ti. 8tnrm Tor n
momcnt only were they silent, and
,.,,, ,lcy 1)rke (l,rl, wl, ,r). tint
..... .ho ..ir nll,i rennlip.i rah of the
stlllB(,linK men on the rigging of the
Vaudallu. Men who had exhausted i
every means elurlng the whole of the1
nwful da) of tendering assistance to i
their comrades now seemed Inspired
nun renew eu euoris.
Brave Chiniinan Wears a
Medal as Survivor of 111-
By STEVE PETTERSON.
to toll the story of .nrdshlps-the linn
cer nml exi.iiaiirn tn whirl, nrit.v nil
of bis fellow-vovnitor suetumbed
Choiloj Tong Sing Joined the expedl
l!o nt s'" Francisco He was even
then nn experienced snllor having
served nbonrd American merchant
l)e Lung and the friendship of nil
ni)onr,i thl. ghp. ThcJ coa8tt., nortll.
ar,, BMrtng the shores of Alaska
m.,i .nii...i n ci ti,.nni !... nRn.
"I" -.." i ui .'iiuioi-i, iuf.-u viiivi-
u t10 stretches of Ice-bound wnters
that were soon lo entomb thc vessel
end nearly nil of her company
N-,arI, two jears were spent In tho
faBt ,c, or wa9 carried by cur-
rt.nts drifting helplessly as a log In
1( mm IK)nU Necessity compelled
Ktrlct tconomv of provisions and It
fcll to Tong Sing's lot to supplement
n. stilp'n store by VTTatcvcr strange
;s1,cb tho north seas would furnish.
polai bear, seal and strange birds
were Killed nnd added to the mess.
Jammed In an Ice Floe.
On the night of June 11. 1SS1. thc
.lenneltu wns lost anil the little com
pan) of explorers , was forced to
shift for their lives battling against
Etlch odds ns nntuie seldom brings to
.ar against man Jammed tight In
aIl co fl(K., ,llo xe9,el s already
strained bevond her endurance, when
(Ilg Bnl tremendous Impnet
keeled l.er over, nnd finally the vessel
was bioken In two In tlio middle. Tho
n,.xt day the destruction wns made
complete, when the masts fell, the
jnrds Ml over on the Ice. and the
J,.nnette sank below the wnlls of Ice
In which she had been wedged, and
During the night ns much of the
Hlilp'H stores nnd boats and sledges
nit the woiu-out adventurers eould
handle were hauled onto the lc. nnd
"" the pnrtj began the long trnmp
and snow to the northeast
of Siberia. The dogs slckenel
until in August but two ro
mnlned, and the sledges were hauled
by those of the ship's compan) who
lint! tho strength tn wear the harness
The stores were soon exhausted, nnd
loi- weeks the survivors subsisted on
Walrus seals and even on sealskins.
and leather of worn nut boots Sev
eral men illytl tin the Journe) over
The Real Thing.
Dixon 1 heard that natural gas has
been ellsrovered on )our farm
Hlxon That s n fact Artificial gns
can't hold n candle to n) wife I'hl
A Long Felt Want.
Jones Ilrulnen has Just patented an
Invention that Is destined to make a
l)io.wn So What Is It
Jones An Ink bottle that sounds an
nlnrm nt the approach of a mucilage
brush Chlcaso News,
LIFE--A LITERARY CURIOSITY l
MRS. II A. DE.MING.
Wh) all this toll for triumphs of nu hour?
Life's short hummer man Is but n flower,
lly turns we cutcli the fatal breath nnd dlo.
The cradle and tho tomb alas' lui.v nigh.
To be Is better than not to be.
Though all man s life, ma) seem n trugod) :
Hut light cares speak when mighty
The bottom is but shallow whence)
Thy fate Is life common fate of all
UnmliiKled ji))s here no man befall,
Nature to each allots his pioper sphere.
Fortune makes foil) her peculiar tnio.'
Custom does not reason nviriule,
And throw u cruel sunshine on n fool,
Lives well, how long or short permit to heaven,
They who forgive most shall bo
Sin may be clasped so close wo cannot seo Its face. French.
Vile Intercourse where virtue has no plate. Somervllle.
Then keep each passion down,' how ever dear, Thompson.
Thou pendulum betwixt n smile and tear. Dyron.
Her sensual snares let faithless pleasure lay, Smollett.
With craft and skill to ruin and betray; Crabbe.
Soar not too high to fall, but Btnop to rise; Masslnger.
We masters grow of all that wo despise. Crowley.
Oh. then, renounce that Impious self-esteem. lteattle.
Riches have wings and grandeur Is a dream. Cowper.
Think not ambition wise because 'tis brave. Sir Win Davenan
The paths of glory lead but to tho grave; Gray.
Whnt Is ambition? TIb a glorious cheat, Willis
Only dsetructlvo to tho brave and great. Addison
What's all the gaudy glitter of a crown? Dryden.
The way to bliss lies not on beds of down. 1'rancls Quark's.
How long we live, not years, hut actions tell; Watkins.
That man lives twice who lives tho first llfo well. Herrlck
Muke then, whllo ye may, your God your friend, William Masun.
Whom Christians worship, yet not comprehend. Hill.
Tho trust that's given guard, and to yourself bo Just. Dana.
I'm, live wo how wo may, yet die wo must. Shakespeare
NOTE. Accompanying this Is a
searching for and fitting tho lines
I f gllsh nnd Amcilcan poets,
the mountains ot Ice.
One Boat's Crew Saved.
When the open sea wns reached th"
three boats were taunchett A storm
separated them. One cutter was lost
with all aboard. Another In com
ma nil of Captain do Long leached
land but all of its party perished mis
crably on the desolate shore where
neither food nor shelter could In
lotind Captnln do Long, commander
ol the expedition, stnrvcd to death.
Tho third boat, In command of Chief
Engineer .Melville In which Charley
Tong Sing was one of the crew rode
the storm safely and reached the SI
berlan coast nt tho mouth of a rlwi
Tho party followed tho stream Inland
living on the raw meat of such gamo
ns the) tould take. After weeks ot
ttavel they came upon two Esquimaux
Indian huts where they obtalne I food
It was on tills journe) that the Chi
namnn showed his courage self sarrl
lleo nnd tenderness. Stronger than
the others, ho often supported them
on the mnrrh, nnd was their main re
liance for game to take the place of
thc exhausted provisions.
The Indians guided the travelers to
the Russian settlomtht of lliilun. on
the Lena river, where good sledges
were procured and n start was made
across Siberia. Reindeer later took
thc places of the dogs, until the rail
road was reached, and the dishearten
ed vo)agcrs were carried to St Pe
tersburg, thence to London and to
New York, where the) arrived In tho
spring of 1883, Lieutenant Donahue
and two of tho men became Ins me as
the result of their awful experiences,
nnd shot themselves. Doat swain Cote
was tcnderl) nursed by Tong Sing on
the; voyage across the Atlantic, but In
New York he too. lost his reason and
tiled In nn ns)lum. '
Upon his return ft. the United
States' the Nav) Department In rec
ognition of his heroism prei.ented
Tong Sing n medal for l.rnvetv It Is
Inscribed "Charley Tong Sing Arc
tic Steamer Jennette, with the words.
"I'ldellt) Zeal, Obedience" around it,
and on the reverse side there is a pre
sentment of tho old frigate Constitu
tion, and the words, "United States
Navy" I)) special act of Congress,
September SO, 1890, another medal was
presented. It bears the date upon
whlth the aet was approved by tho
President nnd around It the words
"Jennette Aretle Expedition 1879
1882 On the reverse side Is repre
sented the ill fnted Jennette In the
Ice, with thc crow waving her n fare
well. The modal depends from a
clnsp stampei! with tho word "Jenn
ette," nnd held by a silver cngle
It was after this adventure that
Charley Tong Sing went with Schley
on the llrecly relief expedition I.ntcr
la served on the United States steam
ei Tennessee, but soon concluded to
abandon the sea, as his health was
Impnlicd b) thc tr)lng adventures in
Mr flottH I think, my dear. I have
nt last found the key to success
Mrs. llotts Well, Just as like as not
)ou'll not be able to find the ke)hole
"I am building," thc pensive maiden
"A castle In thc air."
"And what Is the corner-stone" he
She answered "A solitaire."
Kcbruar) Smart Set
griefs nro dumb, Daniel.
Sir Walter Raleigh ;
mo st lorglvcii
statement that a J ear was occupied In
In this remarkable mosaic from Eu- J
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