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STRATFORD REVISITED.
.SCENERY OF WARWICKSHIRE- RE8TORA.
TION OF THK GUILD HALL AND BCHOOL
OF KINO EDWARD VI?THE ADVENT?
URES OF THK CHURCH DOORS -
THK SHAKESPEARE TRUSTS
CHARLES EDWARD FLOWER.
Stratford-upon-Avon, June _2.
It has again been my fortune to dwell for a
time In Stratford-upon-Avon and t>> renew the
old friendships and freshen ths old association.-.
of that bellowed pla.-. Borne "f tbe kind facee
that used to smile a welcome an- seen no more,
and som.- of the familiar moorta have bera reno.
Tated; bul in general the old borough remains
Unchanged and Hs alluremet't for the Shake.
epeare scholar ls as potent as -vcr. In all Eng?
land ibero ls noi a clenncr, mora decorous, <??*?
more restful town than Stratford-upon-Avon, and
even to l""k upon lt. as you draw near, is to re?
ceive a suggestion od pence nnd comfort. The
physical prospect is still much the sam- that
travellers long have known. The red brick
dwellings shine amid the trees; th- Sower
spangled meadows stretch away on every hand;
the green hills, aprinkled over with cps,- and
villa, glimmer through silver mist, all round Ihe
lovely Vale of the Red Morse, Wet,-.nibo In tbe
north, with its conepicuouo monument; Meon in
the south, rugged and bold. Red Hill In tho
west; and far away eastward, 1" yond a wide and
smiling area of farms nn.l villages, the crests of
Edgehill, at Radley and Rising Sun, where
once the armies of King Charles on
fronted his Roundhead foe, Tbe summer, this
year, came slowly. The English .lune, until
about the ?ist. was like th- American March.
There was frost and In some places there WUS
light sn,,w. and we wera Compelled to hav- fre?
quent fires,?so that life was often bleak and
dreary. Bul all ihe while tho verdure deepened
in color; the roads and th- hedges were free from
dust; In sheltered pieces the white snd coral
hawthorn was abundant; and the thick
pleached elms, the gr?n lanes, end the daisi.-d
meadows glistened with emerald sh?ii; and j
presently _. day came when WO ceased fo ex?
change Christmas greetings, and rejected the
overcoat, and almost discarded the umbrella s
day when England, which had been ell frowns,
decked herself once more in smiles and we could
look upon her face without n shiver. It ts a face
that can wear mary expressions, hut when
propitious it ls a face which to See ls ? i love -
end nowhere ls it more softly beautiful than In
stately "Warwickshire, and around tho home and
haunts C'f Shakespeare.
The restoration of the Guild Hal) and Grammer
School nt Btmtford-apon-Avon has been sub
Btantlally completed, and lt has been .lone with
excellent judgment and taste. That good work
?was planned and begun by the late Charl- a Ed
ward Flower, and the coe! of lt was borne by
him. It has been curried forward under the
Buperiniendence nf his widow, whose noble dc
votlon to every task and purpose cherished by
him is that at reverent memory and affectionate
zeal. The visitor to the Guild Hal! oees it HOW
much as it was when Shakespeare saw ir, us a
boy. It ls a mom about 76 feet long by ZS feet
?wide, and about 12 feet high. Three sides of lt
are panelled,?the panel)- resting Upon a bas- of
timber and rock. The c-iling is ..f timber and
plaster and the floor ls of stone. One
massive timber runs down the centre of
the celling, fr,,rn north to South, and with
that the other timbers of the celling run
parallel?the Intermediate spaces being filled
with plaster, finished smoothly, though with
an uneven surface. On th- western side
are four spandrels, and also, high In th- wall,
nine wind, vs, each about 4 f.-t ly 2, eel near
together and Siled with small, Laded, diamond
shaped pams of white glass. At th. north end
ls a large oak d< or.?made In imitation >,f the
doors of old.?opening Into a passage leading
from the street, un the west, to the quadrangle
and "Pedagogue's House," "ti th- east. Upon the
eastern wall there are four spendrela, and there
is a brick chimney-breast, and nenr thal la s
large casement, made of green and white glass,
through which you may look Info the quad
rangle. At the saith end th-re are thirteen larg"
upright and three small timbers, stained bia k, -
as. Indeed, most of th- timbers are, whether new
or cid,?and between these th- pleater reveals
traces of ancient frescoes. Five panels of the
fresco are comprised within a larg- oak frame
and are covered with glass Th- walls, above
the panels, are plastered and ar- finish'tl *wlth
a smooth man colored surface, Th- ii,.rtli end
of the hall adjoins the venerable chapel tower
of the Guild. tue Of the mosl pb tv .que ob?
jects In Stratford, and, unhappily, fast crumbling
to decay. In the east wall, near the north -nd,
there is a door. In th- celling th-re ara thirty
seven lines of limber. At tbe a lUth end a blt of
the original timber, ornnmented with gay color,
still faintly \isibl-, has been left imf inched.
Presentations of Miracle Plays and Mysteries
were effected In that hall, In the time of Shake?
speare's boyhood, and lt may well be true, as i .
believed, thnt the firs: dramatic performances
the lad ever saw were seen by bim In thal
\ room. As I sar th-re <>n a sombre Bunday morn
|f lng, alone and listening to tbe rain upon the r,...f,
the chap.-i bell suddenly begun t,, ring, and I
remembered th- tradition that this same 1,-11,
which brid sounded In his ears when h'T wua a
BChOOlboy, was tailed at his funeral
The schoolroom ls over the Guild Hull, nnd an
oak partition, obviously of g'eat ag-, divides lt
in two parts. The main timbers of the roof,
which are massive and rugged, crosa tbe room
nt an altltud- .,f about twelve feet, and above
them ls h network of rafters. Th- staircase lead?
ing to the schoolroom is <,f oak. and v. ry rid),
and there are fine <,ak doors on tbs east aide,
ond Inttlcea on tbe weet on the south well
hangs a portrait of Henry Irvin-' as Hamlet,?
* that great a.-tor being honored there, aa Indeed
he ls everywhere els- In Bhakeepeare'a town,
Eastward ?,f the southern brunch of the school*
room, and opening from lt, is a quaint r,?,m
called the (''.'incl! Chamber, nov used as a li?
brary Th- roof rls-s to a peak, and ls wrought
of old Umbers, all bar- and Vi ry massive Mid
strange. An ancient oak table, much cut and
backed by the jackknives ,,f many generations of
boys, stands !n the centre- t.f thar r,?,m, together
with some oak benches, while around the walls
are bookcases, containing about one Thousand
volumes, and at the north side ls g ifals sustain?
ing a great chair and a reeding-deSk, above
which hanrs a Copy Of Ihe .'hand's portrait of
Shakespeare. (The original <,f the Chandos
?portrait is at ihe Bethnal Oreen Museum, In
London, where the gmo lt nan pilgrim should
make sure of suing lt, together with other price
less historic treasures t.f the Kingdom > From
the council-room a narrow, crooked staircase
gives access to a tiny room beneath 'hr- eaves, "f
the same general character- pr,>baWv a priest's
cell, in swiggi estie al tlm-s, but need now as a
Storeroom and a study The entire outside of the
building is timber crossed, with Interstices of
plaster, the ns.f b-lng covered with red liles.
In the rear stands rhe little cottuoje In which
dwelt Shakesp.-ar-'s schoolmaster, Walter Roche.
At one timi* lt was thought thal this building
must be sacrificed, but lt has been very deftly
"restored," upon new foundations, and lt will
doubtless be seen by a distant posterity. It ls
one of the oldest houses in Stratford. Human
bonna were discovered in the earth, while the
work of restoration was In progress, near to that
building,?the remains, doubtless, of some ec.
ciesiasti.- of long ago. in its ranovuted condition
the schoolhouse of King Edward VI. while lt
reveals the care of the restorer, retains Its aspect
of venerable antiquity, and ls more than ever
one of the most precious historic shrines af
8tratf0rd. The day la near when the same good
Offices must be dons for the Guild Chapel?st
thougb even to touflb that ancient fabric will be
to mar Ihe Indescribable charm of its reverend
age, the strange and awful h-anty, which no art
can create and BO passion of homage perpetuate,
of time ami tempest and de-ay.
Tln-re ls a book nt the Grammar School In
whi'h vlsi!,.rs may Inscribe their names.'The
lo-- nam- written In lt ls that <>f Charles Dlckins
(the younger), under date of December 0. IgN.
The record, fr un thal date until Jun-. UH Bile
seventy-two MS. pages, and contains about I.SSO
names. Am,.ng tbeee are Virginia Bateman
Compl oi and Edward Compton, January 14, ISSI,?
Ihe kilter noting that ibis ls his birthday: Henry
Janies. January' 1--. 1891: Walter Beennt, otis
Skinner, Beerbohm Tree. August 20, ISSI', Jan ? -
Fernande*, Fred. Terry, Julia Neilson. Isabel
Bateman, October Vt, ISSI; Allier: H. Smythe,
J.-hn Aldington Symonds arid Lord Ronald
Gower, Juli. 1S92. ami st pf,,rd A. Brooke, May
.. imp.:.
Some |?"tallar excitement was caused In Strat- '
ford by the discovery thal tbe oak doors of the I
ii nih por-h ?.f Trinity Church had n t only been
removed from their place chis was done some
time ago), bul had been Sold as rubbish; and f,,r
g tltne this matter was a them- of gent ral and
often a,'rim,,ni,,us complaint The d".,.*. had long \
t.i disused, bul th-re they had hung f.r cen tu- j
rli s, and lhere they were, -useless bul venerable, - I
end nobody -xcept the Vicar of Stratford Wished
them to be disturbed. Him, however, they of?
f-ruled, as many other antiquities of the church
had done, anti by his order they wen removed. '
The porch ls provided with nn Iron gate or grin,
and the removal <*f th.- doora, which bad for
years stood >'i*eii. served at lenst to reveal more
clearly the proportl ns snd peculiarities of Its In- '
terior. There was no complaint, and the doors ;
might long hav- reposed, unnoted, among the
rubbish 'ri ihe woodshed, but for ib-ir sudden
appearance as a commodity of sal-. That ap?
pearance seems t,. hav- been precipitated, not hy
the Vicar, bul by one .,f the church-wardens, a
person new In office and sealous for neatness and
dispatch. There was a quantity of refuse wood
and atone t,i be sold; the whole would bring a few
shillings; the sncient doora, ponderous and clum?
sy, st onl In the way; and SO, with a word, they
were dispatched. Such things, d tubtless, are
done more in heedlessness than with purpose.
Ti,- airiest and most frugal-minded <-f church?
wardens In Stratford, considering what the town
ls and up ,Ti what mainly it thrives, would scarce?
ly have aold those church doora, bad he paused
to reflect ll ' possibly the im/.- of Shakespeare
may hav. rested on them, and thal therefore ihey
belong to the story >.f the greet esl poet and bene?
factor of the world Sold, oil the same, they
srere, and conveyed sway; and but that the mat?
ter l,.-virile public and attracted the a*t. nti,,m ,,f
Hi- Bishop of Worcester, Ihey would never have
ba k. a mandate from thal authority de?
van, 1 the aale invalid: the church-warden wss
compelled lo recover the alienated property; and
rellca <-f the collegiate church now once
more repose in the > .llegiate w.lobed. The
name of the church-warden who figured In thia
transaction is Humphries. To him belongs the
glory. On othei o islona Ihe hand of spoliation
bas been ihe hand ,-f the Vicar, Ihe Re . ?'?? >rge
Arbutbnot, a gentleman of gr-'t Integrity nnd
af li solute will, to Whom Mi- eccles) I Bl I .il estah
llshment, end noi Shake ; esra, is Ihe first ronald
?ration. In this Instance the Vii ir ls not to blame
Th- Incident bee Ite algnlfl. ance, though, a* a
sign of the temper In which Ihe affa rs of Strat?
ford Church have I i g been meneged.
The enclenl college ot Wllmecote, in which
was born Mary Ard.-n, the m.,th-r of Shake?
speare, hso noi yet been boughl by tbe i ?rp i .
tlon of Btratfor i. bul some da) perhsps lt will be,
und then the cluster ? ', the Shaksspeara shrines
srlll I- , im ?',??". The c ittage ot Anne Hstba
tiay was b iughl some lime ago, t igethsr *?ith Ihe
old furniture and rellca ? ni line l In lt Ihe letti r
being *? ; rty of Mrs. Mary T. Baker,
still resides In rr.- c ,:rug-. and. notwtthstsndtng
infirmities of sge, assist ?? ?.-?ital tai-k of
sh.wlng lt to visll rs ai the Shakespeare Birth*
I: i _> the i ? ns ar- Miss K-i,,. ?? a Flor?
ri ? ? Hancock snd Miss Mari- l/aiise Hsnoock,
wh-. assumed the office in May, DUI. and srho
hav- been remarkably aucceseful lu li fulfilling
i difficult duty with patience, gr i - and 111, and
winning the fav r of vlsltori i I the pleased ap?
proval of rh Th.- library and the gen?
eral supervision remain with Mr- Richard gav
ige, thal ? i ? ,:??? ? ? r n an : intlquary. so l"tig
isi lated with the Henli Itsgi All th*
Shakespeare Trusts -,,,,. f. ri . .-.?. md so ls the
publl ? In ri-- presl !??:. y t.f s:r Arthur Hodgson,
f C >pton, wi.,,-- vigilant seal is tlr-l*.* and
-rvatlve admlnlstratl, n lei da lo er*nt
ll ?. The Influi i - of Chsrles Ed wai I Flow?
er, however, bas been greatly missed, snd In
:: my n iva the death of thal ? i elli nt nan was
in aili! tl n to Stratford, fr>.ni which lt will not
loon recover. His grave is In thi parish ceme?
tery (n ?t In "c a *??? ? rated ground." for he wu i a
Unitarian), and over him the gr.--- ripples and
the flowers bio un In s wild pi pfeal in ? f beauty -
like the good deeda Ibai adorned l,is benet) em
life, and Ilk..- the blessings of love, gratitude and
Icier that duster round b's name. W. W.
A MCBRIAR OX BC BRI AX PBIBOSB.
Th- publication In Russia of the report Of Dr
Buscht' rei, i.i, a w, ll known phys-lau, showing the
lamentable < mdltlon of tl-- famoui or Infamoua?
. ,,f Tinmen, la a triumph for the frlende of
truth and progress In thal country, Although ll
l.,- been genei illy known outside >.f lt.i>-s:.i that Its
: ?? - ... kt l simon! everything which hu?
man ll) bad devised f ,r rb.- alleviation of the Buffer*
Iris's of prli inera, Russlani themselves, save the nn
r appv srret. hes e. mflm I within pr;* n walls, have
been k-pr In Ignorance of ihe ino- stare ,,f BfTalrs
Heretofore books, magaslnea and papers emanating
fr,.m this mi i other countries, with lbs -.iigiitrsi
derogatory reference to Itus-i* and Russian Inetl
tutlons, have been eei/O'd snd conn* it.-l by the
ensor. A itt, at a'i I praiseworthy rhsnge has com*
up,n Russia wb.-ti permlaslon is grante) t.- spreed
looa bael a l-p-it ,-u- ti as that ol Lr. Sus, lit
, hinskl.
Over 10,000 men and women are eonflned annually
In the prison of Tinmen, on their way lo SH,elm.
Although th?- imildiiiK bas onlj accommodations
for a few hundred persona lr. Mai. ik._. 2.Cu men
SIM] women n,re crowded Into the mi,.,;, an 1 narrow
quarters, ..i, i In the hot daya of the following Aug?
ust there w.re still Ml tn th.- prison! In conse?
quence of the overcrowding. th> -r>- w?b no r,.,.m for
tn* miserable cre.iture*. to lie down, and they were
obliged lo stand up throughout the ntsrht. j... i. ? l
-,-li together that they could scarcely breathe.
In the day lime Ihey were allowed to move about
In th* prison vari, or, the doctor says, "th'-v would
lin-- been smothered." The hospital, the physician
a I ml ta, was one only In nam*. Cr dBys at a
tinu- ir was without water and rh- physicians ?.-r,
unable to attend to rh- sick The death rate under
these deplorable conditions was naturally frightful
Cholera ,." 1 otner dlaesasa carried off the prison*
.-is by the hundreds. Though IS.OOt rubles were
_dde.i t.. the prison treasury in the last ten y*ytm.
pia- Really nothing was expended to Improve the
condition of the veritable death-house. Similar
statements in the graphic descriptions of George
Kennan w.-r.-once strenuous!.) denied by Rueaians,
but when a Russian physician is allowed to make
the "barges theie .- nason !., hope thal the day
ll not far distant vi hen titles of Inhuman treatment
ut prisoners will be as rare In the Land of rhe Czar
bm in oih?r civilized countries,
7/<M. HINDOOS ESE TllEIll FEET.
From The st. Louis Qlotoe-Democrat
"Strangers In Inila," said Professor K. P, Worth
ington, of Boston, gt Ihe Southern last night, "ure
usually a ft'iod deni surprised nt the curb,um ability
possessed by the Hindoos lo uss their fee: und to*?s
in various Industrial occupations In the native
quarters of the towns it is no uncommon sight to
see a bul her seize a jins-.? of meat In his bands
iii 1 cut lt iii tWO with a strike of his knife held he
tween the first and second p.es of hi* foot. The
i-Iu.emaker uses no lani, but turns the unfinished
lb >?? with lils fe.-r, while his hands are busy in
?haning lt. Tiie carpenter also ind.ls the board
be ls cutting with his greal toe. and the wood?
turner uses bis tools as well with hts bts hs bia
bands 'Oils us- of the feet to assist the hands In
Iheir lulior ls not the mere r> snit of practice, but,
as Invest Iga tore have prove,i, is principally due to
the fact that the Hindoo fool ls quite different from
ruirs In Its anatomical conformation. The ankle
_f the Hind ?. arel the articulation of the
beck of th- foot permit considerable lateral motion.
Then the toes is)s?e.ss a mn-prlslng mobility and can
be moved freely In all directions. The articulation
of the hip ls also peculiar, and this rehder, lt easier
IO use th* roes In handling objects by enabling the
Hindoo to sit In a s.ua.ttlrig posture much more
comfortably than we can do."
PROOF of xox-ntrxEitsiiir.
From The Chicago Inter Ocean.
?What a beautiful watch Bunker randee."
"Yes. but lt doesn't belong to him."
"How do you know that?"
"1 heard him sg>- lt waa a half minute alow."
MR. JOHN BURNS.
HOW HE Won.D END THK LORDS. HOW
HE Worr.D RECONSTRUCT SOCIETY,
AND WHAT HIS QUALIFICA?
TIONS AUK FOR THESE
CONSIDERABLE TASKS.
Lon lon, July le.
The two H nest J ,hn< gg th-y ar- sometimes
called eu,h scjeir.it. ly, though I don'l remember
to hove seen them bracketed together erith this
adjective of ihe Liberal party sro Mr. John
Morley and Mr J-.hn limns Tin y are. In almost
every particular except boneety and ihe identi?
cal christian names, unlike. Mr. John Morley
ls a man Of books. Mr. John Burns ls a man of
the people, and ls, or was,'a worker with hts
bands, which ls perhaps a better preparation
f,.r affairs than mere res ling. Tb- contrast be?
tween them might t- pursued In' ) details, not
unlnstructlvely. Rut I wish at present only t i
remark that th-y are the tiro Liberal- and, io
far as I know, th** only two wi-, agree upon a
method of dealing with Ihe House of Lords.
It ls not forgotten thal Mr Morley last autumn
advocated abolishing that House by force. Mr.
Hums, at Battersea, only last week, translated
Mr Morley's generality '.r.t,. what may be culled
a specific p**opoeaI. In hts opinion, twelve otal
wart policemen oould clear the "gilded chamber"
of its occupants This is ibe man wb im the
Labor organ, which is also the Socialistic organ.
-ills a Labor statesman. He msy, for gughl l
know, ti- "the" Labor st a teaman; the best they
bave got lt ls, however, noticeable thal the
Journal which assigns him tills rank omits fr mi
Hs report "f bis apewch ibis sentence about the
twelve sialw.irt policemen. I do noi see why.
Ir ts quito as stateamsnllke as the deliverances ,,:'
th- org-an Its.-if ,,n thia Bubject. But I fin- re?
marked t.ef'r- that this Labor organ, and to
som- extent Rums nrgnn, has a way ,,f sup?
pressing his most ra-v and characteristic aay
ings. it ti,,??*, however, represenl bim. n i <i .ubi
truly, ns dedaring that th- ..nly way to deni
rife lively with th.- Sec ind Chsmber is t , abolish
lt absolutely, T,. talk aboui restricting Ihe
rlirlit ,'f v-!') ls. in Mr. Burne's opinion, absurd.
Tel this ls equivalent t . saying thu ths ? Mn
,,f th- Leeds Conference was absurd; in a
lt ls a pleaeure lo be giblo to agree with Mr.
Hums.
Rut inst-.id ,f the twelve stalwart policemen,
stronger forces seem t> him. ai some moments,
likely to I.- s,.' in motion. Hi** remedy may, he
thinks, tao-- a great political crisis; it mlghi iv
volvo even n coup tl'f-i.it; bul whether lt does or
not, he ls certain thar th- danger must be '? -l Hy
faed I do n,,r kr. iw which ls the less i red I table
t> Mr J.din Horus's "stateamanahlp"; 'ic- abo?
lition "f a legislative chamber bv tb- police , r
bi a , -up d'etat. In eltbei ,
tb- ns,. ,.f force, Ile may or mai no' have i
r ?? I thar ih- ii-,, of force on ne i le ls likely
bi be inti Lv th- Pi**- ? I I r In
short, b- breeches !? Thal la i iv,-rd
which probably i,,~ :. , nr-.it terr r.i for ibo
"statesman" in ?:,.? \* if Eng?
land began wrth ri,- i ? rk Strike.
To those wi, ? ?! ? r ? lin,lt ?!,-? ? ?-? f the
pas! p > the da) bef, ire yest*.
as revolutions nnd coups d'etat seem more f-r
mldable. As a remedy for politic.I .ills -
Hon . cu. s I.i ? ,,f all. A r will I
? ?v. ri llilng 1,- '? t-- I.-- ? ? ?
But Mr Hut t ? baa ul
; . u :,1 -ii middle ' - ? ?
Bel r.ii) noi' ti I hi |fe
dbl i. il sbrti k fr "I ; posing n uni
?*-r:i..- um ;i meat a ol
of certain I i ? k* in the East End
pav Hi.tr laborers slip.-. an I. '.r WI.."'I ).*
Iieea Ibo phras" I "if, ?':?'?? lt, ! ? I ? P I
l.ai ?? In iiiii-! th- last greal
spptlee; winn Napott n Third betrayed tl _
:i 1 i'r- ? :. i:. ; i ? of
io les and lr,fain- 'is , il- ea, and I
1- ii- -. ,,".. rtbrew ll ? lt- pul : ? :
Ronapartlsi throne on n*- nuns .f ir i- tr..? s
p. rf o nar ce wi '' Rm na w ,' I Im
emulate? I presume r.-i. 1 >.? _ .' -. -b- il ? ).-?
u I ', li ? ?? ',. ?- *!,. -? I
, . " ?."'Ul as ,t | ? ? ' I". T -
hape I tl ? ? I inguage I thing he
undeiUanda very Imp* I il hai neither
Intellectual trail Ing r. p in'- ll. ?? ? ? ; ul, ? ?? it
ls r-it a repi ' ii '-, him, or to
Hf-, or tbe greater par* ,-f lt, has I ? ? n ? pent In
herd manual lab ,r. lt only I i ?
when I-- presents bl elf , *? , *? ? ? l ii
vis.-r In ?? Utera wi tbin de?
mand those very qualities ,-r mind ami
s,,rt of knowledge' whi i. the r-on-lltlona f Mr
Hun,s's exlsler - have forbidden him ?
vate
Von rnay i ,? o' illy think thal a mnn
t; ,r., ni ? i ii kless d.-sen ??*? no attention, bul i .
does. He ls a force ll- bas a t-oiisiil.-ral ;
sit lon In tl- il,ci? ,,:' Commons, a considerable
i-i- nal Influence lhere, and un immense foi
lowing among workingmen, f.r ihe in st parl
more reckless thsn himself and perfectly selfish,
as a class, Iti th. lr alms; I n-an eclilah In the
genes of striving solely for th- bsnefli "f ihelr
class and ti"*" of th- nari ,n at largs, ai ? ne
time he seemed to be losing his grip on rb.- labor
masses Now he seems .,, have !? ovi re i n snd
lo be stronger than i He la lite l by the
ba b-rs of the paitv Th- Prime Minister ls *,,,?},
I believe truly, lo hav- offered bim office; twice
over; once on th- formation "f th- present Min?
istry and one- .ii tb- retirement .,f Mr. Mui
della. He ls a favorite mob orator; th- idol ,,f
Hyde Hark, .-md n,. strike ls complete without
him. His hold -n Battersea la ti- | likely I , i?
i-i, ii., n; lt ls a constltui n v he win represenl as
long as be cares to. Ile ls a London County
Councillor, A nieiiii,-r <,f th- present Cabinet
has used the word about hun Whlcb Hie Social*
Istli* labor organ need; mid to call him a slat, s
rnan.
Ah he Ix known to be a man whom the labor
Democracy deligbteih n. honor, and r,, curry
thousands .,f votes In bis pocket, bis pia e tn the
party councils is lik-ly to be higher before it is
lower. He hn_ to i,- reckoned with, and there
fore what Io- says, rio matter how wild lt may be,
bas t i I,- considered in making an estimate "f
what is celled public opinion. Nny, the wilder it
ls, rh.- more Ilk-ly li ls in present circumstances
p. bav- Influence, and to sway th- feelings and
Vot.s of those with whom he ads nnd for
w h"in be sjienks. It ls too s ...ri t . sai?
th:!! vlolen-e ls In tb- air, but violent coun?
sels are heard on every side, and fr,un -v.-ry
side un' heard ai peals and offers to those Who
hive v< .c., Which are no better than billies.
Xever was the English Demagogue s,, powerful.
I do not Inks Mr Hums ns a type .,f th- English
Demagogue; he ls loo sincere, loo convinced, too
much tn earnest, too honest. Hui be ls a type
nf the agitator who has before bim n future ,,f
Immense mischief.
Modesty would. I suppt.se, be nut of pla,.- in a
Labor leader. It might riot bo Itndsrsl pod; lt
would not b- appreciated. The classes to whom
Mr. John Hums appeals are composed largely
nf men to whom a voice >.f brass and a confident
manner seem proofs ,.f ability lo reconstruct
society. For thai, afi.-r all, th- reconstruction
of society and nothing less ls th- object nhl h
Mr. John Hums and his colleagues set before
themselves. He ls riot an Anarchist as the word
ls lier- understood; not quite a Debs, though lils
methods nf action at nu- time bore a striking
ranemMnnce lo thone of the millan whom Presi?
dent Cleveland has allowed f,,r a week to defy
him with impunity. lt would bs Interesting tn
hear Mr. Rurns's opinion of Debs- his real ..pin?
ion; not merely such an opinion as he may think
lt prudent tn express publicly. The Englishman
has more than one useJ language which Im?
plied that he looked up.n a strike as a good thing
In Itself. Soldiers have been known to take that
view of war. If there were no wars there would
be no soldlerB. and they must Justify their ex
tsteu .e. So If there were no strikes there would
be n . Mr. J hn Horns. He. too. must Justify
his existent -.
Bul by strikes and otherwise be does clearly
Intend to pul an end to the existing slate of
things, and lo substitute f,.r lt another and dtf
f. r-nt Slate Of things inure to the mind of Mr.
! John Hums. If he had bad tb- miking of the
? Universe be would have made ir otherwise, and
sine- be was anticipated, and 1 >st his chan,- of
creating the world, he has t,. be content with the
humbler i-ir srin considerable rash of making
:: over. There bi to be s new earth if not a new
ns. Politics are with him only g meatia to
a larger end. The break up of parties ls bul
a Step f ward th- break up of BOClsty. The Lib?
erals and Radicals, said Mr. Hums, al Battersea,
I hav- one historic duty t ' discharge tr is not
qu te ci.-.ir how lt can be hist >rtc ind thst is to
place every man and women on th- register "f
voters i if tritiing exceptions such as criminals,
Idiots. lunatics, and Mit- Ilk-, be takes lin account.
Every man and every woman must hav- g vote,
and having regard to Mr, Burne's programme
the lunatics snd Idiots may !>?? trusted to vote
With him. and be may well enough object to
ihelr exclusion from the register. Hy this means
alone, he declsrea, by giving every msn and
every woman a vote la "true poll teal emanci?
pation obtain ii,!- " Hs adds:
When thal bas been done, we -.hull see the
, compli :?? l,i,.ik up ,,f political parti-- and a cum
binail ti of lal.,r and socialism In this and every
, other country.
That ii' rh- Idell future tu which this eham
? pion of iab,,r l,.,,ks. Labor ls to be supreme
> I .ii I. . r ls to leglslste for Itself and for the in?
significant minority wbo may hsppen to possess
, capital, education, culture, capacity for gr-Mt '
affairs, and such .ther endowments as have i
beret for* been supposed 1 . form no unimportant ,
purr ,-f ihe civilization now exlstlnir; willi,,ur
i which Inb.r might possibly be worse off than lt
ls Lab-.r, says Mr. Hanns, ls to come by Hs j
' .,wn. The formula ls n,,t new. It has i,? -u
b.atd before now In his mouth snd in nib, rs. |
It Invar! ibly means, and means now, that Labor :
me by other p*-.pi.'s .,wn. Tou have
lalel) aeen In Chicago arid other paris <.f the
l*i in I n.i the pi-. tlc ii application of this
gospel, wfth Debs as irs prophet. Whether the
events of leal week hav,- Induced Mr. Hums to I
m dlfy bis opinion "f the working claases In
i [ ,'. , n t kn iW He sa'. I "f his coin- i
, isl ear, ai you perhaps re?
member thsl hey were hardly distinguishable,
I st tin! ly, fr rn African alaves. The African
' Red Snr. s ur,- r, p. rted, not on
' wi good authority, to regard their ? ilumnlator
i great ma ri ie whose sspli
?i patriotism -.- ! are International,
|o?>k i ? him. lt ls said, as a lea * r. Well, If they
ai African white slaves, he ls -i g I enough
lt rb-r t >r them.
Mr numshashlabetterel.il ai I sometimes al
1 ii glimpses of ir to t. n In hla sp
not tm ???:.. If he bad nothing better than the
bounce ar",I bluster ol Whli h iou baie se, ii
specimens hi ' ?me a per
He d. elates
him-- If patient nub Parliamentary
life tha ? ll '? He has leal
ng; wal . the wi rkli -: f tl P irlla
. Thar v -t mi
. . f the world, or upset ??
I .ii oi ?? little Island "1
i- : . nss to learn b) i apei li nee " *-.i, s
Mr H'im?. renl ft ?? which shows twfl> eldea f
ne view He tl Inka Rngland with ?
t tbe i st dei -eratic, the nest social I ri
irj on Ihe face ,,r tha earth; aa perhapa li
Hr .:..?.. (h Ugh I n ls safe, and thai ls
itlenl erith Parilamentarj
wok And he utt-*r*l lh.nd maxim thal
- Cian Anare! v ur a
ll . ? ? favor of ihe "in,n*- rh
t f chief i Irate* It .
: . he is in favor of oa
? '. bur thar
t he | eased It would be unjust !?? bim lo
t__e r , critical or logl al o view of language
In which Impulses are i.i struggling wirti an
dary, and with forms of expres
|f noi grammatical, are In?
di) bin il. I! ? d ? ..? ,? i rate, keep for I
' hie wu ii,. nt, lh ugh
Ministerial pai
the ll -us.- nf i ? .hoi ... ri s. And he |s. ,,;, the whi I".
? ? ? 'l.bs. ? ? ? t nf lab i" move.
ment - ' ? any other 8oc| illstlc
_ n w s.
Ofl '- InS ni V I VA / / 7 Kit KR
i ? nan ri,Uni it renl
?????? ii -,?
???,-? price of tl -. ts |i.
"Vi this f'lr
, . i can est a.! you want,
?
Tl ? ' , I appetite, snd be I
, , g his d ir cheerfully, and
.i i ". r i
next .1*y h> -??:??? ? i
other train foi -? Iii sa* I a Canada
Picking up tb- m. r.a .? ni. ihe l riman '
, Ute gave in i i i- r ?! il mad. thi w liter
. pen to- eyes In si i !. but it la the business
- Baiters to upi | the sppetltes of |
t ? erl Iel ??? them, snd he began to serve
tv and
! tri isl* md with evldi nt ri llsh When I -
: ,-,.,. -,i re a '.- k ot
ll- Sshi i In hla p 'ker for a ??
:. snd , .
What's l ' liked, "nevi n dollars and fifty
WI i. ni in, 'r,:- i a mlBtak M ila ire
,,!,,> ll ? . ? ? i.i you want."
"Noi "ii di ryal ? uh aid the araltei a i
a i? o', i- ,. '- - bon). and p --??--,? i ? sn ?
, ide. "Y'll ,.'b r bi de mr 1. sub, an' p l)
fuh what y'u eal I ? ih. y'u '?? k la carn
bu'. "
The (englishman picked up ihe menu card "rel
m,i,. I lt carefully, lil* fa tl i i kr aa he
Ifni ll
"It'll ti, outr igi " I-- -iol
"If.- tlc rubs, Buh," said tb- walter respectfully
"I BB. - lb "
My friend si wh > had a ta Inkle
In io- eye I think I cn explain i >n the toals lu '
I ? i i.i-.d sr.i. you ps) for van meal whether
iou eat only a bite or noi Rut, slr, u are now in
ld i m M. aty's Homlnlon "
"Ah." said the Kngllahman In a more hopeful
vole*
i.-. sir. .ml in ll-r "?! dominion, erery
pr autlon i ? ,k ii i , protect the patron ,-f .. r ill
i b I from Imposition So you set, slr, hi re yo ?
;? , ? foi sh* I ? i ni ler ..ul eat "
Tie I ... mi I ?" run over In bis min 1
a long Ubi of dishes which he had ordered, for bis
I |. a fell.
"Vms, ir's ii i, ii -.l arrangement." said the
other .? lily. "It proteotB tin- traveller, vu see."
Hut sci- here," -ail itu- Englishman, Indignantly,
"th.-) hai- ibe di-i- ? on t ti is- caril In pi imlnenl
letter*, and awaj off on this Bide In small letters the
pi-??? Mow, slr, he riled hotly, "I'm near?
sighted, and over in the States they loki me ibe
pl ?? of ii meal ni* tl, and ,,f course 1 ii.t- not
on rb,- i,,,,koiii f,,r swindlers among tbe employes ,.f
tills <*,,mp.my "
"Hut iou s.e. sir." sail th- other, "ttl.- purpose
of ibis srrsngemeni w a good one.
"Eh?" -.il the Kngllsnmsn, wrathfully. "How
do I kiin*i.'" h.- tbui.-I.-re,I. ""flint this isn't one of
tics- sharp Vankee m.H.s. got up in the States
and s.-ni over here into canada to swindle Innocent
pepi,, i've heard nil about these yankees," he
tobie I In a i,,n,. ,,f ,||.e-iist ||,. |,|,| ,.,,?,,> money
down on rh- ch.-ck I: his ibe even amount.
There was no "tip*
??lt pioierrs the dining car, t,.,.."" said the other
pas-, rigel to lilm-.-If. with a s,,ft -mlle.
jr rms MAT sm rv, hit mist xor ri tr.
I'r.un The liO-ldon Star
A famous Rrottlsh ludl,'-, mi being appointed to
tb,- b.-n.-b, resigned rb- presidency ..f rh- liMlnl.urgh
HkittliiK i "bib. on b-lng asked if he thought it be?
ne-th tin- dlanitj of a Judge t,. skat,, bc replied:
"No. bul li ls beneath the dU-nlti of a ludge to
fall" This question of judicial dignity bus. lt is
said, t.li BgitStIng the county curt judges li,
connection with siruw hat. Would .,r would noi
Heir dlgnlt) syff.-r bi Hie abandonment of s|l|<
luiis f,,r the ,,?,iei headgear during th- hoi
weather? Th.- "would note" have carried the day
and now the county court Judge, topped willi ..
broad brimmed straw, may combine comfort with
dlgnlt) wlthoul a fear for his reputation Tin*
question >>r frock-coats versus lianne! Masers is
merell walting for ii few mo re degreea nt beet
-*?
OMINOUS OP CSPLRABANTKESA
r-*r.im Th- Chteago inter Ocean.
"Mrs lil,mb.-i lu very nervous about lhere brinn
thirteen ai i\w .ebie m-night."
"Hoes she think something unpleasant will hap?
pen'"'
"Vee; she only has ti floaoa knives and forks."
nmsE DUCE TROUSERS.
From The Indianapolis Journal
"You flon't appear to he pattin1 on no frills" re
markei Mr Hale*.le tn hi* etty nephew, "hut I must
say thar th-m there things you got on your leas
would look a heap naturaller If you did."
TOPICS IN PARIS.
DUELLING UNDER DIFFICULTIEa.
THK DUEL AS A WALL lil'II.I'KH I'RIVKR Ol'
HAPOLBON'S COACH AN'D CARXOTS HEARS!
TttEOLOOICAt, STITDSKTS IN' THK AMIT.
Parts. July 12.
Duelling bids fair to gu Ott! of fashion here;
not because the people have become alli- to the
ridicule excited by th- c.niparatlv.-ly InnOCU ms
termination of th- majority of conflicts of this
kind in Prance, bul merely because lt is dally
becoming more difficult t.. And any place where
mle's differences may be settled without Interrup?
tion. Thus, last .Sunday, th. VU" imte de Rr-t-till,
whose -bier brother, the Marquis, ls merried to
Miris Garner, of New-Tork, spent rh- major por?
tion of the day In driving all round Parts with
ills adversary, M. d'Ancona, their f,,ur seconds
nnd the surgeon In search of s secluded nook
where thr*y could exchange some sword-play.
They began I.y visiting that happy hunting
ground >,f duellists, th- He de la Grande Jatte.
Hilt they foi.nd that the police had heard of
their Irit-ntlons and were on the spot to prevent
them from lighting. From tb ire they went to
Passy and thence to Pt. Ormnln; bur everywhere
they dr.ii- Ibey were confront.-.! by th- police.
Finally, they reached a place call..'. Ii,"7,,,ns. and
Tiad Just drawn their swords and begun to
fight when eome on- shouted "There's the
Mayor!" That august functionary was
merely taking bis Sunday post-prandial
stroll. Notwithstanding that he hud left
bis tricolor sash nt home he rush-l between the
rombatanta and ordered them In th- name of the
law to stop. This they did ell the more readily
ns th* Vlcomte had at thnt moment lils arm
pierced by ihe rapier of his adversary. I suppose
lt ls only in Prance that on- could wltneea . u-h
n spectacle as this, two gentlemen In their shirt?
sleeves fencing with rapiers on a high-road, stir
rounded by a 1,-rrge crowd of spectators composed
partly of the Inhabitants of rh- locality and
parry of excursionists, m-n, women and children,
from Paris, out f"r a Bundey afternoon's holiday.
After taking their nam >s rh- Mayor permitted
th- duellists to g... and they returned to Parla
f. pnrtak- ,.f thnt festive repeat which marks
?elusion of nearly every Fr-n-h duel.
Mt ntlon "f this duel recalls the fact that y ung
yt. Eugene S hnelder, the son and heir "f the
? Ironmaster of Creusot, who bas Just become
engaged to the daughter "f the late Marquis de
Sa'tit Sauveur, ls a nephew <,f that M. Asselin
arlin ?,m<> time nip. killel tils adversary, M. d*
Saint Victor, In the .]n?l tlinr had originSted in
some paltry quarrel, M. Asselin, whose con?
duct on that ocensbm was condemned alike by the
tribunals ard public opinion ss brutal In ths
extreme, waa punish-,1 by a sentence .-f four
months' Imprisonment nnd by being forced ro
un |40,000 dsmeges to ihe wilow ,,f his victim.
This sentence has done more to diminish the
t.psr.. for duelling Hum perhaps anything el...,
sine" a man has |?f,,re him th- certainty ,,f being
mulcted in heevy demsges for bis adversary'*
family if he |g unlucky enough Inadvertently
lo kui him. M. Fug,-n- Schneider ls a godson
of the Empress Eugenie, and the son of ht. Henri
Schneider*! Hts; msrrisge. Th- first Mme.
s hnelder died suddenly, and within a var after
herdemlse th- widower l-.1 to the pit ir h-r ? pially
beautiful sist-r. Th" father "f M. ir-nri Schnei?
der w's that ii I 11 man who sii
! rb- im'* de M. ray tis presidenl of the
i'.rps j. .v'.ii', and uh,. I-- so graphically i r
trayed ir- Alfonse Dsudet's novel, "Ls N'abob."
\ rd Ing to s legend rurrenl in rh- ,? .untry
around Grenoble, th- ancient wail surrounding
?ii- i-uk ,f M Caslmtr-Perier*fl superb Chateau
.1- Vlxllle i-i riia* dlstrl t w bulli i - tbe devil
X ? nne kn >ws exactly h nv old this wall ls, but
lr ls generally believed i i date back to ths I
of Ihe firm proprietor of Vlxllle, rh- High Con
itable de Lesdlguleres. Th- latter was very
anxl wi * > protect his grounds from trespassers,
bul la ked Ihe money requisite to Inclose lt.
im barning this the I" vii One visited illili and
off-r-d ti build the wail providing Leodiguleres
v ul i ,-.s|.-p c. h'm hi* -? ul after di sth. "How
long sill lt take to build'"' he Inquired. "Oh,
onl* two or ti!-- ei " replied the Prince if
Darknesa "V.-an*! do lt." retorted Lesdl?
guleres; and m'i the devil asserting once in-,re
bis p,,wer t. do ll within that time, the C ??
'?-. ide ? -? * >wlng propoeltlon: "I srlll
saddle rm n ire Brad imante an I will rn uni h.-r
at rbi" point. I will then put rh- spurs I i her,
and ur the same moment you shall begin to
build the wall If I can ?- ipe ri horseback
? th- property ls entirely welled In, I re?
tain Ihe rl_!it to disp iee of my soul .ts I se- tit.
Otherwise, it belongs to you." Satan cona
tn this, and "ii the following day the trial eras
made. t_**dlgulereo gol on his horse, and at
the same moment lera g-tngs of imps began to
? ? ne wall that i irr >unda the property.
Tl-i were in auch a hurry, however, tim: when
lt came to Joining the two .nds of the wall
thej found that they had carri, ,1 one end pani
the other, tearing a space of ab ut a yard tn be?
tween They had ju*-" i ? gun ? i repair thts error
when Leadlguleres daahl i Ihr ugh the opening
thui left, tmp aa fest, however, bul thal the tall
of hi* hois-" g,,t stuck In rh- masonry. With?
out hesitating a moment, the rider drew his
: and .ur the tall off, leaving lt sti-king In
the well, and th-r-. ai -ordlng to tradition,ltre
i v. irs pia ?? being marked by a ,|u.--r
and unaccountable patch cf planter In th- other?
wise solid blt ,,f mas,,nr\- that 1 Ins the two
ends of th--wa'.!. Lesdlguleres accordingly got his
wail and aaved his soul, at the expense, If ls true,
of Bradamante'B eau lal appen Inge.
Apropos ,f If. I'aslinlr-l'-ri-r. lt may be a 1 l-l
thal he sp.-iks Oerman as fluently and as ' a
from a -cen! as if ir were hts native tongue, hiv
lt g ben educated from bis caril.-st boyhood by a
ren irkably clever Han vivi tutor named
St ru ve. The President, thanks t i him, p nsesses
not only a r-aiiy remarkable knowledge of <; ? t
man in rat ure, politics and economics, but ls
better prepared than any other "f his country?
men t . recognise Ihe g i and strong polnta of
the Tulon rac-. Tills ls kn >wn ar Berlin, where
his advent lo office haa been hailed erith satisfac?
tion. Much sj.ulan m prevalla as to whether
the Presidenl will retsln his rommtaulon as cup
tain ? f the territorial, or reserve of the anny.
As such he remains for the present subject to tli
,.',b'is of his ,,wn Minister of War, and ainu ti
thoae of General Be ussier, the military governor
of Hails, ile is likewise called upon t,> don bis
uniform on stated occasions", and to perform
twenty-eight dsya of regular military service dur?
ing the course of each year. lt is regarded by
ih ne who know af Caslmlr-Perler es possible thsl
the President may insist on retaining his ,? munis
?I :i and oven performing his military duty with
the object of showing that he considers lr Incum?
bent upon Hi- first dtlsen ol' the land to be the (list
lo s.-t an example of patriotic Obedlen re I i -is
ians, and t.< the obligations which the State
exacts from th.- people.
Few recognised In the driver of the hearse that
conveyed the remains ,.r m. Carnot to their laat
resting piac the favorite coachman of Napoleon
III, who not otilv was wont lo drive thal
monarch's earring. .,n state occasions, hut also
on all those mysterious trips to the outsklrta of
Parla which were a source of so much concern
ami apprehension to the Imperial police. It ls
ii.-ll-ss to say that h. la a splendid four-in-hand
driver, and he has been with the Pompea June
bran, or undertaking company, since Immediately
after thi war, driving in turn the hearses ..f
Thiers, Gambetta and Victor Hugo, His name is
Llnguet, and, although he still retains that im?
posing presence that the Bmperor used to admire
so much, he has become stone deaf,
Had they been able t,, foreste the result of the
law which compel;- students nf theological sem?
inaries on the eve of entering holy orders to
servo th- regulation number <>f years in the army
Just like any other cltl/.ens. lt ts certain that
those members of the Republican party who
regard the Church as the enemy of the state
and who atm al secularising everything would
have thought twice before securing Hs enact?
ment. The entire clerical forces of the olino..
wer* brought af the time .0 beer against the
passage of ihe measure in the expectation that
lt would unfit the aspirants to the priesthood
for an ecclesiastical c*-..*r. It wag _**4l__d UuuJ
Success
has come to Cleveland's
baking Powder because
It is perfectly pure and whole,
some.
It is not g secret nostrum. In
composition is stated on every tin.
Oniy a rounded spoonful is rc
quired, not a heaping spoonful.
It is always sure. No spoiled
dough t') bc thrown away.
Bread and cake made with it
keep their natural frethness and
flavor. *
It is full weight and full strength
until all used.
? !
th,y would i."in- contaminated i.v the inirw
of alb.-Ism that pervaded th- country at thu
tinie a,,,l which was -sp. vally prevalent arnott*
governmenl officials, civil as well as miiitg?
Th' s- apprehensions have aol been In any wit
reeltsed. tneteud >f the seminarists having
given way to temptatl .a and permitted them.
selves ?-. be Influenced by the sometimes enaa
tlonable character <>f rh-ir surroundings, they
on the contrary, have subjugated their comrades
In arms, vasili' Ineren Ing religious feei'ij.,,
through,mt th- army. The attempt i , injure the
priesthood by depriving the postulants of R.
military ami civil Immunities which they bZ
merty enjoyed bas mei I) had the effect nf in.
Cn SSlng ann ng rh- ti,, ips tht r- -?,<?? - ,r th|
sacred and adding to the Influence ->f the Church.
Th- first seminarists who Joined the colors gfS
the law entered int,, f ,rc ? expected t i be subject.!
t i a greal <i"ai of persecution, hazing and rtdj.
.?ul- "ri the parl of their messmates, and if I ns
member aright, prayers were even ? fr-r- i UB
at tty time in many churches Invoking rhe h?is
,,f Providence to assisi them '? i besr th- triai?
that lt was feared srere swsitlng rh,-m. Th.*
were agre-abiy disappoint) 1 ?.-??. --. ;,..,] esp<.
rielly In the p**pvlneei where the regiments __?
composed principally "f peasanti and memhan
of the petite bourgeoisie thej s n treated ugh
th--? utmost consideration end regard. Their com.
redes seemed !?? appreciate the fact, at by-egg,
by the seminerisl would become "Monsieur h
Curt," th- priest who woul i bless rh-ir mar.
riage, confess their children and r-id the burial
service over the remsins of those whom they
loved and mourned. No one, there! re, nu_t
any attempt to annoy th-m. and if perhaps
some thoughtless, cynical and non-believing Mb
.lier recruited from rh- urban districts had at.
, tempted to behave badly to I ? yet un
? consecrated priests h- would qui lt ly hs ve lng
i reduced I i pr per ord*r by his peasant fallows.
Realising thar, ns ? I ile, these the logical stn.
d-iits hav- received a far more ? -lue*.
: Hon than they, Die soldiers are woul to ,me tl
j them for advice, to a-k them to underteks their
j correspondence and help them out of difficulties.
When in the evening they see th- s-minariit
I - ling down by hie bi Islde In tbe d ,rml;ory
: and saying his prayers, :. I i ne w< ul I venter*ti
I Interrupt him; many, Indeed, follow hil example
ard kneel, to . while ,.n Sunday mi ming a still
larger number rt.-.v be found folloartnej him ta
mass. And with nil that, these soldier priests,
I ir I may be permitted I ? cell them io, ar-from
! a military point of View th- !??-' rrn-n In tht
, regiment, the moot rellebl it submli.
Sive to discipline. This I - the "(li*
, ,-rs view with Mtlsfection their quiet props.
j ganda. feeling convinced that lr cannot but el*.
vate the moral ti ne i f the ti iope Tins ir...ea?.
nf religious eentlmenl In :he army has reen
j especially noticeable during th . ? rtnlgkt
In connection wjth the various isrvici - ra-'l
through",ut Franc in memory ' Ihe late Pre..
? dent. They wera attended noi nply I ? all the
li slastlcal and civilian suth rifles of the *?*
-ral localities, but elso t.-,- the military -i-men.
; tin ths other hand, th- young priests do i I ?<--m
-., suffer from having I.n f'r'---\ ? servi ti
; a lime In the army, ns I* helpe I give th?m
habits of discipline and knowledge of humanity
ar. 1 of rh- w,,rld m nt usefu them In th*
subsequent exercise of theil - " n, in.
which they could never have e. luired by men
study.
llivixc, yrx ii mi THE ENGLISHMAN,
Fr rn Th- lt.,mi,, bpi. --
T ?? tail girl u. h ths i- low ' r and the *'v*e
dreee had announce] her int ing fig
ii ith the i 'Ui ,? -a ii i gae-t at
rhe house wi:, r- ehe a .t- staying. He bad bot
lal y arrived :n this country _nd he _ is here tor
.i feet lays ,n bli way I > a leisurely li doe ?'.
,-:??? !Ve?r "I suppose, Mr. <".,> Tti< Hy," tad ti*'.
<? ; when she .? ? bee proposed victim rwig'i '.?!>
h**ide a . ? . :' rher elrli who eran ted to ie-is _
hesr the fun, "1 suni i find thia _e_s_SJ
much ?' ffi r nt fr. m Ens
i rer'.'' i " mg Englishing
p .lltelj "It la vi ry differ
"I >?. lin like ::'.'"
"I hardly know yet. I have seen but very litth
, ' ? you k:,, cv "
"I Ksappolnti I, arer."t >??? i""
?'I can't say thai I am
"Weren't you grieved because you didn't Un. any
Ind ?? - - Ce tral Psrh In Sew l' -k srsltlns te
scalp unwary Br 1 ighl i'i Mini
WV. |
j, .
"Wt mu ci buff ilo on i/itit
Island, I'll be 1 r cia >*? inl
Mexicans the wharf lo *a> t bean
and deer In ? tery?"
"Tou ire ?? rel) mistaken. Iv tl 1"4
? ns of things you I mei
"Bul Itnos iou I ir^'. thit intfg
u i - X -. had ii lea on fess nos hal > *e
i- .'i m. ? Buffalo In half an - Xem
. -ii""
? I knew lt ws i ? ? ur ride."
The tall girl was ra tl 'thli "me.
1 . blt her Hi ru. i the bittl 'Hi
no idea of i California i I back on tbs
n '.'"
"X ? "
"Didn't think thar most of the people here ?en
s ii y;- i and reseed in skins i - i at
all.
? "a.r.'.v r ? "
"All "*ir h iblts, eu - wflS
strim..' SI '. OU1 rash ' ? i oa
".-" ?*.-?? n Wm
ih "
The 'ill _ v m ii ? npl issi I, The otl r t'ro
txemB
\ it: I ai ? ii ?' ai 1 finally
said "Wei! i -i ar s qui ia Kr.gliso*
ri'. in. H-,iv is it you knots so
In tonea lej ?? ugh ts c.r.s.. , :- -. ? -en-pen*
ihmsn rei iui tobe
1 uttidli ! geography when I wis ,- Til -
wh - the tall i f. blu - - ? i- ony, hs ? "?
"l ali - stu '?:? i di !? rtmi ? ? - -metS-Si
which, I f-ar". wi- rv: Includi I In you r Icuhim.
Th- tall sirl '.ii*5 so ti irtlfli '. :: it . J.dnt
leave her room f >r two ?: lys.
BAMBOO tri.TILE IX FLORIDA.
Fr ti The t' nclnn ul Bi qulrer.
"Successful experiment! havel 'n rats
in_: bamboo in I": rl.la." said Ute IValth ri. a: the
Orand, "There are several | - __yen_
aii.i the j,:,,: ts are all aros - etl__H
ss much as a fool In a single nlghl r-.tno
, t ihi- nea In lui try i annoi !>,? ovei t
:h,. building ??:' light lummer houses, or f.r cert,
classes of furniture, bau,!. ,, cum ii be lurpea
Road vehlclea ? in be m id, oui of ll
..?h-r tbiiiKs to-, numerous to mentl >n t'lotblnf'
!-? mad, fr -ii Its md a isirtus
nf it is mos) ex ellem as food, lt ts th- only p'*?
kn ,n ii that furn en 1 "*""
tenance t, mankind, and irs Introduction here
b ? nf greet public benefli "
ru ix nil' RATXMAKSRS
iga Inter p 'can.
ni h scheme far breaking up I
BETTER
From The Chtcagi
"liol len- lilts bil
terrible drouth here "
"I'll bel ir won't work; they never '
"Oreel Scott, it ran'! fall, it's s series sf fee
nb's."
OLKAEO otrr
Bed Bugs, Flies.
Cockroaches,
ANTS, HEKTLES, WATF.RBJ'O*. U***"*
_UT_. MlkHs. Ac Uu UrunsttUk

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