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Pull Text of the Platform Adopted
by the Republicans.
Protection to Be the Slogan Vigorously
Scoring the Mills BillTrusts De-
nouncedGold and Stiver tor
CHICAGO, .Tune 22 Following is the full text
the Republican platform
The Republicans of the United States, as
sembled by their delegates in National con
vention, Dause on the threshold of their pro
ceedings, to honor the memory of their first
great leader, the immortal champion of liberty
and the rights of the peopleAbraham
Lincoln and to cover, also, with wreaths im
perishable remembrance and gratitude the
heroic names of our later leaders, who have
heen more recently called away from our coun
cils Grant, Gairield, Arthur, Logan, Conkling.
May their memories be faithfully cherished.
We also recall with our greetings, and with
traye for hi recovery, the name of one of our
memory will be treasured
in the history both of Republicans and of the
Republicthe name of that noble soldier, and
favorite child of victory, Philip H. Sheridan.
In the spirit of those great leaders, and
of oui own devotion to human liberty, and
with that hostility to all forms of despot-
Ism and oppression, which is the funda
mental idea of the Republican party we
send fraternal congratulations to our fellow
!Americans of Brazil upon their great act of
emancipation, which completed the abolition of
slavery throughout the two American conti
nents. We earnestly hope that we may soon
congratulate our fellow citizens of Irish birth
upon the peaceful recovery of home rule for
We reaffirm our unswerving devotiou to the
National constitution and to the indissoluble
union of the tetates, to the autonomy reserved
Ao the States under the constitution, to the per
onal rights and liberties of citizens in all the
States and Teiritorios in the Union, and es
pecially to the supreme and sovere'gn right
of every lawful tizen, rich or poor, native or
foreign born, white or black, to cast one free
ballot iD public elections and to have that bal
lot duly counted We hold the free and honest
popular ballot and the just and equal represent
ation of all the people to be the foundation of our
republican go\ eminent and demand effective
legislation to secure the integrity and purity
of elections, which are the fountains of all pub
lie authority. We charge that the pieseut Ad
ministration and the Democratic majority
Congress owe their existence to the suppres
sion of the ballot by a ciimlnal nullification
of the constitution and laws of the United
We are uncompromisingly in favor of the
American system of protection, we protest
against its destruction proposed by the Pres
ident and his party Toey serve the in
terests of Europe, we will support the in
terests of America We accept the issue
and confidently appeal to the ncople for
their judgment The protective system
must be maintained. Its abandonment has
always been followed by generil disaster to
all the interests except those of the usurer and
the sheriff Wc denounce the Mills bill as de
structive to tho general business, the labor
and the faiming interests of the country, and
we heartily indorse the consistent and patriotic
action of the Republican representatives in
Congress in opposition to its passage
We condemn the proposition of the Demo
cratic party to pjace wool on tbe free list, and
we insist that the duties thereon shall be ad
justed and milntained so as to furnish full and
adeciuate protection to that industry
The Repnbhcan party would effect all needed
reduction of the Nitional revenue by lepealmg
the taxes upon tobacco, wb&h are an annoy
ance and burden to agriculture, and tho tax
upon spirits used in the aits and for mechani
cal purposes, and by such revision of the tariff
laws as will tend to check imports of such arti
cles as are produced by our people, the
production of which g.ves employment to
our labor and release fiom import duties those
articles of foreign production (exoept luxuries),
the like of which can not bo produced
at home If there shall still lemam a larger
revenue than is requ site for the wants of the
Government we favor the entire repeal of the
internal taxes rather than the suuender of any
part of our protective system at the joint be
hest of the whisky ring and th8 agents of for
We declare our hostility to the introduction
into this countiy of foreign contract 1 iber and
of Chinese labor, alien to our civilization and
our constitution, and we demand the rigid en
forcement of tho existing laws against it, and
favor such immediate legislation as will ex
clude such labor from our shores.
We declare our opposition to all combi
nations of capital organized in trusts or
otherwise to control arbitrarily the con
ditions of trade among our citizens and
we recommend to Congress, and the
State Legislatures in their respective
jurisdictions, such legislation as will pre
vent the execution of all schemes to oppress
the people by undue charges on their supplies
or by unjust rates for the transportation of
their products to market We approve the
legislation by Congress to prevent alike unjust
burdens and unfair discriminations between
We reaffirm the policy of appropriating the
public lands of the United States to be home
steads for American citizens and settleis, not
aliens, which the Republican patty established
in 1862, against the persistent opposition of
the Democrats Congress, and which has
brought our great Western domain into such
magnificent development The restoration of
unearned railroad land grants to tbe publ
domain for the use of actual settlers, which was
begun under the administration of President
Arthur, should be continued. Wo deny that
the Democratic party has ever restored one
acre to the people, but declare that by the
joint action of Republicans and Democrats
about 28,000,000 of acres of unearned
lands originally granted for the
construction of railroads have been re
stored to the public domain, in pursuance
of the conditions inserted by the Republican
party in the original grants. We charge the
Democratic Administration with failure to ex
ecute the law securing to settlers title to their
homesteads, and with using appropriations
made for that purpose to harrass innocent set
tlers with spies and prosecutions, under the
false pretense of exposing frauds and vindicat-
2X3S' tbe law
The government by Congress'! the Territories
is based upon necessity only, to the end that
they may become states in the Union there
fore, whenever the conditions of population,
material resources, public intelligence and mo
lality are such as to insure a stable local gov
ernment therein the people of such Territor
ies should be permitted as a right inhe
rent in them to form for themselves constitu
tions and State Governments and be admitted
into the Union. Pending the preparation for
Statehood, ail officers thereof should be select
ed from the bona tide residents and citizens
of the Territory wherein they are to
serve. South Dakota should of right be
immediately admitted as a State in the
Union, under the constitution framed and
adopted by her people, and we heanly indorse
the action of the Republican Senate in twice
passing bills for her admission. The refusal of
the Democratic House of Representatives, for
partisan purposes, to favorably consider these
(bills is a wiliru) violation of the sacred Amer
ican principle of local self government, and
merits the condemnation of all just men The
pending bills in the Senate for acts to enable the
people of Washington, North Dakota and Mon
tana Territories to form constitutions and es
tablish State Governments should be passed
without unnecessary delay. The Republican
party pledges itself to do all in its power to
facilitate the admission of the Territories of
New Mexico, Wyoming, Idaho and Arizona to
the enjoyment of self-government as States,
such of them as are now qua! fled as soon as
possible and the others as soon as they may
The political power of the Mormon church
in the Territories, as exercised in the past, is a
menace to free institutions too dangerous to be
long sufffired. Therefore we pledge the Repub
lican party to appropriate legislation asseitmg
the sovereignty of the Nation in all Terri
tories where the same is questioned, and in
furtherance of that end to place upon the stat
ute books legislation stringent enough tft di
vorce the political from the ecclesiastical pow
er, and thus stamp out the attendant wicked
ness of polygamy.
The Republican partv is in favor of the use
of both gold and silver as money, and condemns
the policy of the Democratic Administration in
its efforts to demonetize silver.
We demand the reduction of letter postage
to one cent per ounce.
In a Republic like ours, where the citizen is
the sovereign and the official the servant, where
no power is exercised except by tbe will of the
people, it is important that the sovereign
the peopleshould possess intelligence.
The free school is the promoter of that
intelligence which is to preserve us a free Na
tion therefore the btate or Nation, or both
combined, should support free institutions ot
learning sufficient to afford to every child
iutviug up in the land the opportunity of a
good common-school education.
We earnestly recommend that prompt notion
be taken by Congress in the enactment of such
legislation as will best secure the rehabilita
tion of our American merchant marine, and we
protest against the passage byCongress of a free
ship bill, as calculated to work injustice to labor
by lessening the wages of those engaged in
preparing materials as well as those directly
employed in our ship yards We demand/ ap
propriations for the early rebuilding of our
navy for the construction of coast fortifica
tions and modern ordnance, and other ap
proved modern means of defense for the
protection of our defenseless harbors
and cities for the payment of just pensions
to our soldiers, for necessary works of Na
tional importance in the improvement of har
bors and the channels of internal, coastwise
and foreign commerce, for the encouragement
of the shipping interests of the Atlantic, Gulf
and Pacific States, as well as for the payment
of the maturing public debt. This policy will
give employment to our labor, activity to our
various industries, increase the security of our
country, promote trade, open new ana direct
markets for our produce, and cheapen the cost
of transportation. We affirm this to be far bet
ter for our country than the Democratic policy
of loaning the Government's money without
interest to "pet banks."
The conduct of foreign affairs by the present
Administration has been dist nguished by its
inefficiency and Its cowardice. Having with
drawn from the Senate all pending treaties
effected by Republican Administration for the
removal of foreign burdens and restrictions
upon our commerce and for its extension into
better markets, it has neither effected nor
proposed any others in their stead. Profess
ing adherence to the Monroe doctrine, it hat
seen with idle complacency the extension of
foreign influence in Central America and of for
eign trade everywhere among our neighbors.
It has refused to charter, sanc
tion or encourage any American
organization for constructing the Nicaragua
canal, a work of vital importance to the main
tenance of the Monroe doctrine and of our Na
tional influence in Central and South America,
and necessary for the development of trade
with our Paciilo territory, with South America
and with the islands and farther coast of the
We arraign the piesent Democrat'c adminis
tration for its -weak and unpatriotic treatment
of the fisheries quest on and its pusillanimous
surrender of the essential privileges to which
our fishing vessels are entitled in Canadian
ports under the treaty of 1818, the reciprocal
maritime, legislation of 1830, and the county
of nations, and which Canadian fishing vessels
receive in the ports of the United States. We
condemn the policy of the present Administra-,
tion and the Democratic majority in Congress
toward our fisheries as unfriendly and conspic
uously unpatnotio and as tending to destroy a
valuable National industry ana an luaibpcusa*
ble resource of defense against a foreign
The name of American applies alike to all
citizens of the Republic and imposes upon all
alike the same obligation of obedience to the.
laws. At tne same time that citizenship is and
must be the panoply and safeguard of him who
wears it and protect him whether high or low,'
rich or poor, in all his civil lights. It should
and must afford him protection at home and
follow and protect him abroad in whatever land
he may be on a lawful errand.
The men who abandoned the Republican
partv in 1884 and continue to adhere to
the Democratic party have deserted not
only the cause of honest government, of
sound finance, of freedom, and purity of
the ballot, but especally have deseited
the cause of reform in the civil services
We will not fail to keep our pledges
because they have broken theirs, or because
their candidate has broken his. We therefore
repeat our declaration of 1884, to wit" The re
form of the civil service, auspiciously begun un
der the Republican Administration, should be
completed by the further extension of the le
form system already established by law to all
the grades of the service to which it is applica
ble. The spirit and purpose of the reform should
be observed in all executive appointments and
all laws at variance with the object of existing
reform legislation should be repealed, to the
end that the danger to free institutions which
lurk In the power of official patronage may be
wisely and effectively avoided."
The gratitude of the Nation to the defenders
of the Union can not be measured by laws. The
legislat on of Congress should conform to the
pledges made by a loyal people and be so en
larged and extended as to provide against the
possibility that any man who honorably
wore the Federal uniform shall become an in
mate ot an alms-house or a dependent upon pri
vate charity. In the presence of an overflow
ing Treasury it would be a public scandal to
do less for those whose valor and service pre
served the Government. We denounce the
hostile spirit shown by President Cleve
land in his numerous vetoes of measures lor
pension relief, and the action of the Democrat
ic House of Representatives in refusing even a
consideration of general pension legislation.
In support of the principles herewith enun
ciated we invite the co-operatioa of patriotic
men of all parties and especially of all working
men, whose prosperity is seriously threatened
by the free trade policy of the present Adminis
STANLEY HEARD FROM.
Surrounded by Hostile*Deserters from
the Expedition Say That the Explorer
Has Been Forced to Fight His Way and
Is WoundedRelief Parties Started.
LONDON, June 22.A dispatch from St Paul
de Loanda, dated Wednesday, says: "Sev
eral deserters from Stanley expedition have
reached Camp Yambunga. They say that
after traversing Aruwhimi Smnley struck
into a rough, mountainous country cov
ered -with dense forests. The natives, who
were exceed by reports spread by the Arabs,
disputed the passage of the expedition, and
there was continuous fighting. Stanley was se
verely wounded by an arrow. He was com
pelled several times to construct camps in order
to repel attack, and was obliged to
use the reserve provisions that were in
tended for Emin Bey. The Soudanese
attached to the force had all died
or disappeared. The deserters intimate
that the caravan lost one-third of its men, and
they say that many of those remaining were ill,
including the Europeans. Stanley was en
camped when the deserters left. He ivas sur
rounded by hostiles and was unable to send
news to Emin or directly to Yambunga. Sev
eral relief parties have been snatched to his
The Streets of Red Wing, Minn., Filled
with WaterBrainerd Without Light or
RED WING, Minn, June 23 The second
flood of the season visited this city at 5 30
o'clock Wednesday. The water pursued its
usual course. Coming down South Rush street
it scattered side-walks fences, etc.,
about promiscuously. At first it was
thought the Plum street sewer would
receive all the water, and half a dozen men
were at work keeping it open, but it was use
less. The volume of water increased antil it
grew into a veritable torrent, dashing down
Plum street and submerging different parts of
the eastern section of the city.
BRAINERD, Minn., June 21.During Tuesday
night the water the river had risen to such a
height that the fires of the water-works engine
were put out. The electric light works met a
like fate and the fires were quenched The
river is running again under the influence of
tbe tremendous rains of Tuesday night and the
city is without fire protection as well as envel
oped in darkness.
HEAVY MINNEAPOLIS FAILURE.
Sliotwell, Clerihew & Lathman Assign
Liabilities About $450,000.
MINNEAPOLI S, Minn., June 22The whole
sale dry goods firm of Shotwell, Clerihew ST
Lathman, which suspended payment a few days
ago, made an assignment Wednesday. This ac
tion was hastened by the garnishment of debts
due the concern from Dakota customers. A
statement of its condition is refused by the
firm, but a competent authority puts the nom
inal assets at about $750,000 and the liabilities
at about $450,000 Of the assets some $300,000
is accounts worth perhaps 60 per cent., $125,-
000 is in manufacturing plant and about 3300,-
000 merchandise. It is estimated that the
assignee will be able to pay at least fifty cents
on the dollar.
Caused by Rainy Weather.
ST. PAOX, Mirn, June 22.The dry-goods
house of Levi, ^yons & Co., at 33 East Thirty
third street, has assigned. The liabilities will
be about $17,000 assets last January were 187,-
000. The past few months have been particu
larly hard upon men in the dry-goods line.
The rainy weather has made business dull and
left them with a large stock of material that
should have been disposed of in thirty and
sixty days, and is now out of season. This is
given as the reason for the assignment.
Arrested for Robbing an Express Com'
SUNBTTRY, Pa, June 22.A Pinkerton de
tective has arrested Express Agent Huber, of
this city, for stealing $29,000 from the Adams
Express Company in August, 1886. Part of the
money was found Tuesday night in Huber's
house, but 811,000 was missing. Huber was an
old employe of the company, having run an ex
press-car between Harrisburg and Baltimore
for years. He was highly respected here.
Carrier-Pigeons for the Signal Service.
NEWARK, N. J., June 22.William Bennett,
Perry Baldwin and George Bowerman, of this
city, aud B. Eiwell, of Irvington, have each
sent a pair of their homing pigeons to the chief
of the Signal Service Bureau at Washington.
They will be used between the Bahama Islands
and the Key West signal offices.
Death iu a Trench.
NEW YORK, June 22.Four men were buried
in a deep trench at the corner of Thirty-third
street and Fourth avenueWednesday afternoon,
Three of them were smothered to death and
the fourth escaped uninjured.
French. Fishermen Drowned.
PARTS, June 22.Detailed accounts of the
gales which occurred on the coast of Iceland
last month show that 400 French fishermen
were drowned. Thirty vessels were wrecked.
The gran mrey in Charleston a has in
Charge with securing
tS^OOO by life-fSsuraiice frauds.
HARRISON AND MORTON,
IndtanaV Ex-Senator Nominated on tb
Eighth BallotLevi P. Morton for Vice
President. CHICAGO, June 26.The proceedings were
opened with prayer by Rev. Arthur Edwardfl
Mr. Boutelle, of Maine rose to a question of
pnviiege and a-ldiessed the convention, and
after a lew preliminary remarks read the fol
dispatches from Mr. James G. Blaine:
To Boutelle ann Manly, at Chicago: Earn
ently request all friends to respect my Paris
[Signed] JAMES G. BLAIN E.
''That dispatch was received last night,"
explained Mr Boutelle "This morning I re
ceived the following:"
I think I have the right to ask my friends
to respect my wishes and refrain from voting
for me. Please make this and former diss,
[signed.] JAMES G. BLAIUX.
LEVI P. MORTON.
After the confusion which followed Bou
telle's announcement, con\entiou proceeded
with the sixth ballot which le&ulted as fol
lows: Sherman 244
Tho call of the roll was proceeded with for
another ballot. When California was reached
Mr. Haymond announced 16 votes foi Harri
son, but a poll of the delegation showed W
for Hairison and 1 for Alger. The ba lot le
The convention then proceeded with the
eighth ballot. Mr. Henderson ol Iowa, with
diew the name of Allison, thanking the
friends of Allison for their support, and with
his (Allison's) authority withdrew his name.
The ballot resulted as follows
EIGHTH BAI-I-OTlN UFlAII,.
AlabamaAlger 9, Blaine 2, HaniBon 3, Sher
Alabama (on poll of delegation)Alger 10, Plaine
2, Harrison 3, Sherman 5.
CaliforniaBlaine I, Harrison 15.
Florida Mger 4, Harriaon 2, Sherman 3
GeorgiaGresham 1, Harrison 10, Sherman 8.
IllinoisGresham 40, Harrison 4.
IndianaGresham 1, Harrison !29.
IowaAlger 1, Gresham 3, Harrison 22.
KansasHarrison 16, McKinley 1, Sherman 1 OB
roll call, Alg 1, Harrison 16, McKinley 1
MaineGresham 1, Hairison 5, McKinley 3, Sher
Kentucky (on roll call of delegation)Alger 1,
Blaine 1, Gresham 2, Harrison 15, Sherman 7.
MarylandBlaine 1, Harrison 11, Sherman 4.
MassachusettsAlgsr 1, Harrison 25, Sherman 2.
MinnesotaAlger 1, Harrison 13.
MissouriAlger 15, Gresham 8, Harrison 7, Sher
New YorkHarrlBon 72.
MississippiGresham 3, Harrison 4, Sherman 11.
NevadaAlger 2, Harrison 4.
NebraskaAlger 1, Harrison 9.
New HampshireHarrison 8.
New JerseyHarrison 18.
North CarolinaAlgei 4, Hanlson7, Sherman 11.
Penns 1\ aniaHarrison 59, Sherman 1
North Carolina (on poll)Alger 3, Harrison 8
Ohio -Harrison 1, Sherman 45.
Rhode IslandHarrison 8.
LouisianaAlger 4, Harrison 9, Sherman 8.
South Carolina (on roll call)Alger 10, Harrison 4,
Tennessee (on poll)Harrison 20, Alger 3.
Virginia (on poll)Harrison 15, Sherman 9.
West VirginiaHarrison 12.
Idaho, Arizona, Washington, Wyoming, New
Mexico, Montana and Utah Territories and the Dis
trict of Co umbta each gave Harrisontheir two votes.
Gov. Foraker moved the nomination be
made unanimous, and the motion was sec
onded by Mr Horr (Mich), Senator Farwell
(111.) Gen Hastings (Pa.), Mr Henderson
(la.), Mr. Boutelle (Me Mr. Davis (Minn
and others. A dispatch from Russel A Al
ger was read pledging the hearty support of
the state of Michigan and himself to the nom
inee, after which the chairman put the mor
tion of Gov Foraker, which was carried
with a shout, and Gen. Benjamin Harrison
was declared the unanimous nominee of the
convention and of the party for President.
A motion to adjourn was lost, and tbe con-
TentJon went on "vv itli tlie regular ordert^tie
placing in nomination of canddates for
for the Vice Presidential nomination.
When lientuckey was called Mr. Denny
placed in nomination William O. Bradley of
that state, claiming that the nomination
would send a thrill of confidence and hope
tnoughout the Republicans of that section.
After speeches seconding the nomination the
the convention took a recess until 6 o'clock
On re-assembling after the recess, when
New Jersey was reached, Speaker Griggs of
tho NeW Jersey legislature, nominated Wil
liam Walter Phelps. Gen. William L. Gib.
son, of Ohio, Patrick Eagan, of Nebraska, O,
A, Boutelle, of Maine and others seconded
Phelps' nomination. Ex-Senator Warner
Miller nominated Levi P. Morton, of New
York, and the nomination was seconded by
Mr. Gage, of California, Mr Marshall of Illi
nois, and others
The ballot resulted:
After the result of ballot was announced,
Mr Boutelle offered the following resolution,
to be added to the platform, and it was adopt
ed by a rising vote, one delegate from Mary
land voting in the negative:
The first concern ot all good government is
the virtue and sobriety of the pgpple and the
purity of their homes. The Republican party
cordially sympathizes with all wise and well
directed efforts for the promotion of
temperance and morality.
The National Committee was directed by
the convention to provide in its call four
years hence that Alaska shall have two dele
gates in the convention.
llie convention at8:52 adjourned sine die
Out in Sydney, Australia, accord
ing to report, if you want to use the
telephone you must ring the person up
with whom you would communicate
and then take a cab and go and see
him. A answer by telephone is never
A Baltimore bigamist, senten&jd to
the penitentiary, pleaded the chloral
and morphine habits in. extinuatiott of
his crime. Bu it didnH go^vAjgtise
judge concluded that the drugs =were
the effect, no* the cause. ~Philarf$jphia
RELICS O AGE.
LORD LOXDBSBOROUGH has in his posses
Son a curious watch, formed after the
semblance of a ducfc It is. of silver and
Was made in the time of Queen Elizabeth.
A CITIZBK of Washington, pa., has an En
glish gun that was made in 1748. It was
taken from the dead body of a British sol
lier, who was killed in a retreat from Con-
JOrd, Mass., April 18,1775.
A N odd relic possessed by a Southern
woman is a pair of scissors-that her father
ased in cutting a suit of clothes for Presi
Jent Washington, as he was entering upon
us first Presidential term.
A a recent sale of antique furniture in
London, the chair said to have been the one
which Shakespeare wrote brought 120
(ruroeasor f612, while one of Lord Byron's
iras knocked off for only $12.50.
A GENTLEMAX living at Buckingham Court
Bouse, Va., preserves as a highly-prized
relic of S&mewallJackson a sleeve that was
jut from the Confederate leader's coat by his
lurgeons when he was shot A neighbor
f this gentleman makes a fine grade of ap
ple brandy from the fruit borne by some
twigs that he cut from the famous Appo
axattox apple tree and grafted on the apple
irees of his own orchard.
A N EW YO BK merchant possesses one of
(ho rare and valuable coins of KangSol
imon's time known as a holy shekel. It is
bronze and gold, about the size of an
rdmary copper cent, and derived its name
from the fact tliat it was only used inside
tho old temple at Jerusalem on certain
festival days. Mr. Gottschalk is said to
have been offered 500 for it by the author
ities of the Antiquarian Department of the
A RESiDrNT of Corey, O., owns a rare
curiosity. It is a bul continental cur
rency. On it is what is known as thewild
aog seal-a crude cut of a wild hog while
to its left is the following: This bill en
titles the bearer to receive four Spanish
aulled dollars, or the value thereof gold
r silver, according to a resolution of Con
gress passed at Philadelphia, February 17,
1776. Signed. John Howard." Another
signature appears, but it is too much de
faced to be made out.
No MAN yet ever fully understood a wom
tn. Hence, some people reason no woman
jan have fully understood herself for, if
ihe had, how in the world could she have
fcanaged to keep the seoretl
THB man who goes fishing and sits in a
sramp-invitmg posture on a narrow thwart
from early morn till dewy eve and calls it
fun is tho same chap that never goes to
ihurch because the pews aren't comfort.
ITALIAN Counts have gone out of fashion
is husbands of American girls, having been
mpplanted by Russian Princes. The Rus
uan-American marriage is still novel
gh, however, to cause intense excite
nent whenever It occurs.
Youxo man, never preserve a love-letter,
[he sweets keey slowly ebbing out of it till
it gets to be as stale as a fourteenth century
witticism and then like as not your wife
irill get hold of it and go and take all the
pans green you were saving for the potato
VIM carries batteries at the point of tho
bayonetcuts canals through morasses,
rverleaps, circumvents or smashes all im
pediments to progression, and walks into
%a enemy like a forty-thousand-horse loco
motive. It is the spontaneous impulse of
itout hearts leagueredm a good cause a
phenomenon alike in moral and in physical
To BE a gentleman does not depend upon
ihe tailor or the toilet good clothes are not
food habits. A gentleman is gentle, is mod
tet, 19 courteous, is generous, is slow to take
fcffense, as being one that never gives it is
llow to surmise evil, as being one that neves
thinks it goes armed only in consciousness
tf right ho subjects his appetite, refines
bis taste, subdues his feelings, and deems
every other bettfi? than himseit jj&g&kj
fem ale suffrage has agi-
Shallu Women Allowed to Vote?
tated the tongues- and pens of reformers for
many years, and good arguments have been
adduced for and against it. Many of the
softer sex could vote intelligently, and many
would vote as their husbands
no thought to the meritesv o^f a pohtical
it a boon
for Dr. Pierce's Favor-
to their sex. It is unequaled for the cure of
leucorrhea, tlbnormal discharges, morning
sickness and the countless ills to which
women are subject It is the only remedy
for woman's peculiar weaknesses and ail
ments, sold by druggists, under a positive
guarantee fiom the manufacturers, that it
will give satisfaction in every case, or mon
ey will be refunded. See guarantee on
wrapper around bottle.
A FOOT-NOTEplease use the mat.Mar
An excited Irishman lately rushed into a
Boston drugstore, having a "broken-up"
appearance generally. ''Be jabbers'" he
yelled, "I'm a wrong entoirely. I want
someshtuff to straighten me out. Someo'
thim 'Purgatory Bullets' will fix me, I'm
tmnkm'. What d'ye tax for them?" "What
do you mean?*' aSked the clerk. "'Purga-
tory Bullets,' 6or, orsomethin' loike that,
they call thim," replied the man. "Shure,
I'm in purgatory already, with headache,
and liver complaint, and bad shtomach, and
the divil known what all." The clerk passed
out a vial of Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Purga
tive Pellets, and Pat went off contented.
These little Pellets cure all derangements
f hver, stomach and bowels. Sugar-coated,
little larger than mustard seeds, and pleas
ant to take. Druggists.
THE type-writsr is the only woman who
takes kindly to dictation.N. Y. Star.
ImoJ -Colored People.
You need notteaa Mongolian to be lemon
colored. Just neglect a slight attack of
biliousness for a few days and see what
you'll look like. A delicate, but not becom
ing' saffron tint -will suffuse your intellec
tual countenance. Take Hostetter's Stom
ach Bitters at once if you feel bilious, and
avoid further trouble. It extu-pates the
malarial and rheumatic virus, dyspepsia
FUNNY enouarh the fellow that gets off
his base never gets into the even tenor of
his way.Diduth Faragrapher.
are cured bu
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Iw 1885 the United Kingdom built 151 iron
Uteamships and 130 of steeL In 1887, thirty
five new ships were of iron and 256 of steeL
IT has been determined that an American
shipbuilder constructed the first sea-going
steamer that ever crossed the Atlantic, the
ALMOST every American craft which goes
to sea now carries oil to smooth the troubled
waters, and there is hardly a week in which
it does not save some vessel from founder
THET have been trying to see how quick
they could stop an ocean steamer going at
full speed, and it can't be done under a mile,
unless she happens to strike an iceberg or a
rock in the way.
SHIPS of war are costly playthings in
times of peace. The Antetam cost upwards
of half a million, has spent the greater por
tion of her time on the rocks, and is now to
be sold at public auction, her appraisement
bemg only $1,500.
THB customs authorities last week pre
vented the landing of sixteen sailors, who
were coming to this country under contract,
for which reason they were denied admit
tance to the port by virtue of the imported
Contract Labor law.
THB new Inman steamship, the City of
New York, is warranted by her builders to
be unsmkable. That is, one condition laid
flown in tho contract by the company was
that she should be unsiukable, although she
Is of iron and has a capacity of 10,500 tons.
THE Scotch ship Palgrave, which has just
arrived in New York from Calcutta with
5,500tons of j'ute, hemp and lineeed, worth
1250,000, is the biggest sailing vessel afloat.
She is constructed wholly of iron, is 822 feet
In length, cost $190,000 and cawies a crew
sf fifty men.
THE Morning Star is the smallest steamer
which has ever made the run between En
gland aud the Cape. She was designed by
aer owner, Captain R. Duncan, of London,
ind was built at Leith. She is 26 tons,
yacht measurement, is of teak, copper fast
snd, and is classed Al. Her length is 50
reet hetweeu perpendiculars, over all 56-
feet, with 11 feet 2 inches depth of hold.
THB plan of signaling accurate time from
seacoasts was first adopted by Great Brit
m about thirty years ago. That country
now has on its coasts fourteen tune-balls
nd five other time signals, its colonies and
iependencies have' twenty-six time-balls
Bermany has seven tune-balls France, four
time-balls and two other time-signals Swe
ien and Norway, Austria-Hungary, Hol
land with Belgium, and the United States
tiave five time-balls each Denmark has
two Spam and Portugal, one each Italy,
The Result of Merit.
When anything stands a test of fifty
years among a discriminating people, it is
pretty good evidence that there is merit
somewhere. Few, if any, medicines have
met with such continued success and pop
ularity as has marked the progress of
BBANDBETH'S PILLS, which, after a trial of
over fifty years, are conceded to be the
safest and most effectual blood purifier,
tonic and alterative ever introduced to the
That this is the result of merit, and that
BBANDRETH'S PILLS perform all that is
claimed for them, is conclusively proved
by the fact that those who regard them
with the greatest favor are those who have
used them the*longest.
BSANDRETH'S PILLS are sold in every
drug and medicine store, either plain or
VE IN expectationsprospecting for gold.
Does the Earth Really Move
Science says that it does, but we can not
help wondering sometimes if there isn't
some mistake about it, when we see how
stubbornly certain old fogies cling to their
musty and antiquated ideas. It was be
lieved once that consumption was incura
ble, and although it has been clearly demon
strated, that it is not, thousands of old-tune
physicians close their eyes and put their
hands to their ears and refuse to abandon
the theory. But for all that the world moves
on, and Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discov
ery continues to rescue sufferers from con
sumptives' graves. It is a sure cure for this
dreaded disease, if taken time. All
scrofulous diseasesand consumption is
included in the listyield to it.
CAN freckles on j^our boy's face be called
pots on the son!
Allen "Iron Tonic Bitters" supplies iron
to the blood, invigorates the liver, aids di
gestion and the assimulation of food, and
and purifies, strengthens and fortifies the
whole system. Many severe cases of neu
ralgia have been cured by this sovereign
medicine. All genuine made by J. P. Allen,
To YOUNG menit is better to be fast
asleep than fast awake.
Whether originating in disease, or from handling
chemical or vegetable poisons, is cured by Hood's
Sarsaparilla, which thoroughly cleanses, purifies
and enriches the blood. After such diseases as
small-pox, scarlet fever, and diphtheria, Hood's
Sarsaparilla is of great benefit in expelling the
virus and toning up and strengthening the body
"I was poisoned by poison ivy, and let it go till
the poison got into my blood, when I was obliged to
give up work, and was confined tomy house for two
months. 1 had sores and scales on me from head to
feet, my finger nails came off, and my hair and
whiskers came out. I bad two physicians, but did
not seem to get much better. Then I saw Hood's
Sarsaparilla advertised in a paper, and bought a
-bottle. It helped me so much that I continued tak
ing it till I had used threebotttes, \hen I was cured.
I can recommend Hood's Sarsaparilla to all as the
best blood purifier I know of." GEOBQE W. VUNK,
70 Park Avenue, Brockport, N. Y.
Sold by all druggists. II six for 15. Prepared only
by C. I HOOD & CO., Apothecaries, Lowell, Mass.
IOO Doses One Dollar
GENE8AU ,T speaking the gentleman who
has just accepted a position is not a bit
happier about it than the man who has
just got a job.
THE phonograph is the most polite ma
chine in the world. It receives long
speeches without a murmur, and with no
signs of being bored, and a crank can make
it talk.N. O. Picayune.
THE mystery of a hansom cabhow to
enter it without knocking your hat off.
A buckwheat cake and a home run de
pends largely upon the batter. Commercial
A MUSTARD plaster does not seem smart
at first, but it makes its impression by hard
A BORE is a present nuisance, but he may
Lv marriage, one and one make one in
divorce, one from one leaves two.Puck.
TI KE waits for no man because some men
are so long in coming to time, we suppose.
HE organ is supplied with stops," but|
unfortunately the piano has none.Boch
IT is undoubtedly true that the trouble
with most spendthrifts is that they spend
the results of other people's thrift.flor-
IN spite of criticisms against it, none
can deny but that the Government weather
bureau has from its very inception done,
our merchant marine a signal service,'
IN leap year it is nothing strange to read
of female lawyers going court-ing.Roch
"FINE day," said the judge, as the sev
enty-fifth man went through the mill for
"five dollars and oostl^'-B^oft SuMtn.
PERSONAL PARTICULARS. W
QUEEN ELIZABETH, of Roumania, was edi
ncated by Mile. Lavater, the neice of the
JOSEPH ERNEST REJTAN, the philologist
and author, has been appointed a grand
officer of the Legion of Honor.
THE Baroness Burdette-Coutts has start
ed a new cab company in London, to run
four-wheelers of an unproved type.
SPURGEON does not have to peach unless
he chooses to do so. He has saved some
money and an admirer has presented him
LORD BEACOXSFIELD said to Matthew
Arnold: "You are the only writer I ever
knew who became a classic his lifetime."
In literature or politics the judgment of
Beaconsfteld was worthy of consideration.
THE Pall Mall Gazette says: "Robert
Louis Stevenson's place in poetry, as in lit
erature at large, will be a place apart Just
what he does no one else can do. A a prose
writer, as a tale-teller, and now as a poet,
he stands alone."
MRS. WARREN, the Colorado cattle queen,
who is said to be worth $10,000,000, is the
wife of Bishop Warren, of the Methodist
church. The Bishop, however, did not make
the money in his profession. His wife, who
was a widow when he married her, made it
in the cattle business.
A N Albermarle (Va) genius, whose taste
runs on the manufacture of walking canes,
has sent a number of his productions to
public men, and received not only acknowl
edgment but some compensation. He finally
sent one to the President, and hearing noth
ing in regard to it for some time, drew on
the Chief Magistrate for fifteen dollars.
Mr. Cleveland did not honor the draft, but
sought information. Then he returned the
cane with five dollars for sweet charity's
COLONEL CODT, known to fame as Buffa
lo Bill," is well up in Biblical knowledge.
To Mrs Jester, his sister, of Leavenworth,
Kan he telegraphed as follows on his re
cent arrival at New York" "Read Second
epistle of St. John, twelfth verse. Your_
brother." Turning to the verse indicated
Mrs Jester read the following words:
"Having many things to write unto you, I
would not write with paper and ink-, but
I trust to come unto you and speak face to
face, that our joy may be full."
OLD Maine statesmen are now recalling
the days when Melville W Fuller, the
nominee for Chief Justice of the Supreme
Court, was a legislative reporter at tho
Maine capital. He was a bright young fel
low, and full of ideas. One day he bet that
the next day in his report he would put a
Shakespearean phrase into the mouth of
every member of the House who spoke. He
aid, even to the member who moved to ad
journ being made to quote Shakespeare. This
tickled the Pine Tree Statesmen so much
that they called him down on the floor of,
the House, complimented him upon his
work, called upon him for a speech, and
voted him an extra supply of paper and pen
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PIS0S CURE FOR CONSUMPTION
The sum whohu Inrested lromton*)
t* fly dollars in a Rubber Coat, aaA
St bit tint half hour's, experience ia
a ttom Into to hU sorrow that it la
l&rdly abetter protection than a mot
toito netting, not only feels chagrined
feeta* so badly taken in, bnf alae
feett Ifhe does not loofc exactly Mf
Askfotthn**FISH BKAHD* SUCKS*
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'T HE STARRY FIRMAMENT
OH HIGH," I.
^Sang Addison. But hadn't
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rather look at the firmament
from the underside A
YOU CAN DO IT
by observing the laws of health
and resorting to that cheat-the
gra ve medicine
WABNER'S SAFE CURE
MYou are out of sorts a splendid^r
feeling and appetite one day
while the*next day life is a
burden. If you drift on in this
^way you are liable to become^
Because poisoned blood on
^the nerve centers wherein the^
mental faculties are locat
ed, paralyzes them and the vie-
j^.tim becomes non-responsible.
There are thousands of peo
ple to-day in insane asylums
^a nd graves, put there by
Kidney Poisoned Blood.
Insanity, according to statis-
tics, is increasing faster than
^any other disease. I your eye-^
sight failing? Your memory
becoming impaired? A all
W gone feeling on slight exertion
~upon you? If so, and YOU^
know whether this is so or not,
.do not neglect your case until
^reason totters and you are an-^
imbecile, but to-day while you
have reason, use yo ur go od
J^sense and judgment by pur-^
CURE and WARNER'S
wSAFE PILLS medieinesw^
warranted to do as represented,^
and which will
Do you feel dull, languid, low-spirited, life
lesa, and indescribably miserable, both physi
cally and mentally experience a sense of
fullness or bloating after eating, or of. "gone-
ness," or emptiness of stomach the morn
ing, tongue coated, bitter or bad taste in
mouth, irregular appetite, dizziness, frequent
headaches, blurred eyesight, "floating specks"
before the eyes, nervous prostration or ex
haustion, irritability of temper, hot flushes,
alternating -with chilly sensations, sharp,
biting, transient pains here and there, cold
feet, drowsiness after meals, wakefulness, or
disturbed and unrefreshing sleep, constant,
indescribable feeling of dread, or of impend
If you have all, or any considerable number
of these symptoms, you are suffering from
that most common of American maladies
Bilious Dyspepsia, or Torpid Liver, associated
With Dyspepsia, or Indigestion. The more
complicated your disease has become, the
greater the number and diversity of symp
toms. No matter what stage it has reached,
Br. Pierce's Golden Medic al Discovery
will subdue it, if taken according to direc
tions for a reasonable length of time. If not
cured, complications multiply and Consump
tion of the Lungs, Skin Diseases, Heart Disease,
Rheumatism, Kidney Disease, or other grave
maladies are quite hablo to set in and, sooner
or later, induce a fatal termination."
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Dis
covery acts powerfully upon the Liver, and
through that grreat blood-purifying organ,
cleanses the system of all blood-taints and im
purities, from whatever cause arising. It is
equally efficacious in acting upon the Kid
neys, and other excretory organs, cleansing,
strengthening, and healing their diseases. As
an appetizing, restorative tonic, it promotes
digestion and nutrition, thereby building up
both flesh and strength. In malarial districts,
this wonderful medicine has gained great
celebrity in curing Fever and Ague, Chills and
Fever, Dumb Ague, and kindred diseases.
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Diss,
CURES ALL HUMORS,
from a common Blotch, or Eruption, to tho
worst Scrofula. Salt-rheum, "Fever-sores,"
Scaly or Rough Skin, in short, all diseases
caused by bad blood are conquered by this
powerful, purifying, and invigorating medi
cine. Great Eating Ulcers rapidly heal under
its benign influence. Especially has it mani
fested its potency in curing Tetter, Eczema,
Erysipelas, Boils, Carbuncles. Sore Eyes, Scrof
ulous Sores and Swellings, Hip-joint Disease,
"White Swellings," Goitre, or Thick Neck,
and Enlarged Glands. Send ten cents in
stamps for a large Treatise, with colored
plates, on Skin Diseases, or the 6ame amount
for a Treatise on Scrofulous Affections.
"FOR THE BLOOD IS THE LIFE."
Thoroughlycleanse it by using Dr. Pierce's
Golden Medical Discovery* and good
digestion, a fair skin, buoyant spirits vital
strength and bodily health will be established,
GRAND JUBILEE celebrating the Settlement of the Northwestern Territory.
which is Scrofula off tbe Lungs, is arrested
and cured by this remedy, if taken in the
earlier stages of the disease. From its mar
velous power over this terribly fatal disease,
when first offering this now world-famed rem
edy to the public. Dr. Pierce thought seriously
of calling it his "CONSUMPTION CURE," but
abandoned that name as too restrictive for
a medicine which, from its wonderful com
bination of tonic, or strengthening, alterative,
or blood-cleansing, anti-bilious, pectoral, and
nutritive properties, is unequaled, not only
as a remedy for Consumption, but for all
Chronic Diseases of tho
Liver, Blood, and Lungs.
For Weak T.unrs, Spitting of Blood, Short
ness of Breath, Chronic Nasal Catarrh, Bron
chitis, Asthma, Severe Coughs, and kindred
affections, it is an efficient remedy.
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