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FRIDAY. MARCH . If.
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The Veto of ths "elgnlorag Bill.
President Ct,wrT,in hss returned th
Bt.Awn Helsvnlora: bill to the Hour of
Representatlvea without hi approval. HI
objections to tha bill, a presented In hi
nrieesg eoompnylog It return, ar,
flrat, that It I faulty and mblguotis In It
eonatruotlon, leaving In doubt several Im
portant point that out ht to be clear, and,
secondly, that It effect would be to add
to the atraln upon th Treaaurr fold
reserve, already perllouely great, a further
train without providing for additional gold
to meat It. Th absurd outcry of eome of
ar Ill-informed New York merchants and
banker that th bill. If It beeam a
tew, would violate public faith and
coin a sslgnlorage which doea not
Slat, he take no pain to contro
vert Ha declare, dlatlnctly. that "th
Government ha purchased and now haa
on hand sufficient stiver bullion to permit
the coinage of all th silver dollar neoes
eary to rdem, In such dollars, the Treas
ury notes laauad for the purchase of said
liver bullion, and enough besides to coin.
a gain or elgnlorage, 65,150.681 additional
After srlvlng hi reaeon for not approving
th bill, the President goee on to point out
th need which already exlat ot strength
ening the Treasury gold reserve, and rec
ommends th granting to the Secretary of
the Treasury of a better power than he now
ha to Issue bonds for the purpose. He
adds that If this were don the bullion
seigniorage now In the Treasury might be
coined eafely and with advantage.
Altogether, the message will meet with
the approval of conservative financiers in
thla section ot the country, though it is not
likely that It will satisfy the advocate of
tree silver coinage and other currency in
oUUonlsts here or elsewhere.
Hasted by Protectionists.
The wool dealers and commission mer
chants of Boston have sent a memorial to
Congress against th wool schedules of the
Wilson bill. They are protectionists, and
believe, therefore. In the culminating atroci
ty of clues legislation, but their memorial
la a plea for uniform legislation on the sub
ject ot wool. It asks that the wool pro
ducers be protected as well as th wool
manufacturers. "The Interest are mu
tual." aay the memorial, "of the wool
(rower of America, the manufacturer who
man ufactu res the staple, and all who handle
wool in any of It stages or In any capaci
ty ; and they are natural allies." The me
morial not only protests against the special
Instance of Inequality and want of uniform
ity In the treatment of wool and Its manu
factures, but It expresses of th whole Wr
oif bill an opinion which Is, It anything,
too conservative :
"Fmrthsrmore. wa pretest sgslotttht bill la 1U sn
v air. si a assasnrs framed apparently with little
areeueal knowudfi of to aeeda ( the vsrlsos mBs-
faclurlof IlliniU ss related to 11; 'rsw m Atari alt'
so soiled. II boo boos sbo4o ss appeal for obvious ros
seas, tooortsla facttoa. who. while tacitly oadorslag
a port j platform, which la s mososro condomaa pro
leatlon ss ueooeettlatlonal, ara BobsldUed by tha Tory
protection which oomo of tbo sdTooslos of tha hill pro
f aaa so week to dloltke, froted to eartsla iBdueirlee
la which thoy ara dlreetly or Indirectly Inlereeteci. Is
thia war It ti bopod to Impoee spoa tbo ostloa this
Btoot aaeqoal sod onpstrlotlo maaaura, oso which Its
tremors osa by no sstsaa claim to bsvo boos pre
parad for 'revenue only.' Wo belhtva loch loglslstlon
to bo tDtmlr at to tbo publla morala of tbo oosalry St
Urge, ss wall ss on ual to maay asrsalU othar than
tha oso for whicb wo scpeelslly plaad."
It is a biting commentary upon the work
of the Jell y-Uvered statesman at Washington
that even the partisans ot th culminating
atrocity And that work rotten with favorit
ism and Inequality, and imDolent for rev
nue. Unjustar than protection, more
unequal than the old inequality, and use
leaa a a provider ot revenue, it la a false
measure considered from any honest point
f view. The oowarda and th liar must
feel that the protectionlata have ex
posed them. That th friend ot th old
yatem of atrocity should deaorlbe, and be
Justified in describing, the new makeahlf t a
"Inimical to the public morala ot the coun
try" most make every constitutional tariff
man bang hi head.
Auctions In Graveyards.
Under a statute passed in 1888. the seller
of a monument or gravestone whloh is
placed in any oemetery In thla State, haa a
Ilea upon such monument or gravestone
for so much of th purchase price as may
remain unpaid ; and he la authorized to en
force th lien by removing the monument
r gravestone from the oemetery, and
causing It to be sold at publlo auction.
No such law ought ever to have been en
acted. Persons sngaged In tha gravestone
Industry require no peculiar protection.
Thar would bejuat as much sense in giv
ing a lien to the dealer who sells a boat, or
carriage, or a washtub. A monument
taker la under no obligation which con
strains him to sell his goods on oredlt; and
If he choose to trust his customers, he
should take the consequences without being
allowed to Invade oemstertes in order to
art away hla work.
But the Legislature has Just been asked
to make the law even worse than it Is now.
A proposed amendment will permit large
monuments to be sold for debt by publlo
Auction In the oemetery Itself I
Such would be the effect ot the sosobmsot
t a bill which haa been brought forward In
the Legislature at Albany by Mr.ATjausTtts
B. Qbat of the Second Assembly district of
Not only should this bill to allow auc
tions In graveyards bs summarily rejected,
hut the law which it Is designed to amend
should also be repealed.
The Bill fosters (treat BUI.
A bill entitled " An act to regulate bill
ostlng and bill distributing" haa been in
troduced In the Legislature by Mr. Jambs
M. . O'Ubaui. member of Assembly from
Monro county. It Is a vicious measure,
fit only to be defeated.
Its main purpose is to make bill poating
.licensed business under the supervision
ot the Secretary of State. The license fees
payable to that officer are to be regulated
aosording to the ante of the town or city
in which the bill poster carries on his oc
cupation, lu a place having a population
of lew than 10. WO. the chaige for a license
will ta five dollars. From that amount
lite charge run up In this way :
raantaiiK. lower toooiotio. b,..
lo.uuo to Btouo sio rtu ooo to too ooo B1
BU.OOO la KOOO 16 OOU.UUO to hou.uuo too
aa.euOMiut.ouo USUU.UUUtul.uUU.UUO Ho.
oMuiuus t auu u uw i.uuixu.
assh license is to expire on the first ot
J aaaa y of each year, and la not to be
capable of UaBsfar to as jr other toil poster;
and a-vwir anfjUrsuit reset fnmlsh to th
Secretary of Stat security for th faithful
performance of hi hill-poetlng duties. In
the form of a bond of $1,000, with at least
After a bill poster obtain bis license
under this ridiculous measure he 1 to pro
vide himself snd each of his agents with
suitable badge, on which the word
"Ktate License Advertiser" shell be
stamped or engraved; and this badge
the poster must wear in a conspicu
ous place " while engaged In the act of
poating, tacking, painting, writing, en
graving, or distributing any bills, card,
signs, pamphlet, circulars, or advertise
ments of any kind In any town, village, or
city in this Stat."
Now. If thla bill stopped with the folly of
making bill posters pay a license fee to the
State for the privilege of wearing a statuto
ry badge, it would bs merely absurd, but
not affirmatively harmful. It goes much
further, however. It contain a broad and
sweeping prohibition against ths posting of
bills, or ths circulation of advertisements
among pedestrians, by any persons othsr
than licensees under the set. or their sgents
or emnlovee: and a violation of this pro
hibition or of any other provialon of th
statute 1 made punishable a a misdemean
or, by fine and Imprisonment.
There I no good reason that can possibly
be suggested for State Interference with
th bill-posting business in the manner
proposed by Mr. O'Obaot. In the esse of a
doctor or a lawyer or an engineer In oharge
of a steam boiler, the State or municipal
Government may properly take precaution
to protect the publte from dangers whloh
might arise It an unqualified person were
permitted to undertake such a pursuit,
and hence may insist that he shall ob
tain a license as a prerequisite. In the
ease of a bill poster, however, there is no
conceivable peril to the community which
can be the outcome of Incompetency on hla
part. And we cannot Imagine what publlo
interest demand that a private citizen who
haa bill to post or advertising notice to
otrcnlate should be prohibited by law nnder
pain of fine and imprisonment from posting
his bills or circulating his notices himself.
No privileged clsss of decorated bill post
ers Is desired by the people of this State.
loses and Ills Four-dollar Contract,
Here Is a queer story from the usually
arid literature of the Senate committee
rooms. It tells how Mohbb Pxndkbobass
ot Knob Lick, Mo., bas been tied up for
seven years along with the Government of
the United States in a tangle of official rod
tape; and it Is worth reading even for those
wbo never have been In Knob Lick, and
never have heard of Moses.
Mr. Pe2tdkbobas8 is a respectable citizen
who can neither read nor write. When we
call him respectable we mean what we say.
for his moral qualltlea have come outstrong
in ths trouble in whloh he finds himself,
through no fsult ot his own. Bsok In Mr.
CiuEvrikd'h first term, when Vilas was
Postm as tor-General, the Department advor
tlsed for proposals for carrying the malls
three times a week over Star route 23.630 ;
that Is to say, from Knob Llok by way of
Liberty ville and Avon to Coffman and back,
thirty miles each round trip; and six times
a week to Llbertyvllle and back, twelve
miles the round trip. For this service, there
were opened at Washington twenty-five
bids, ranging from $600 a year, the highest,
down to ft a year, the lowest. The $4 bid
was Moses Pexdebobass's, and he there
foro got the contract.
On July 1, 1887, Moses began to carry the
malls, having duly qualified and put In his
bond, with his neighbors, Presxeu, snd
Blanks, ss sureties thereon. Being unable
to read or write, Moses waa obliged to de
pend upon Postmaster Rudt of Knob Lick,
who waa also a Justice of the Peace, for
assistance In the formalities and technicali
ties ot the business. The Postmaster pre
pared the papers, and Moses signed by
making his mark. Before he began the
service the Department ordered the increase
ot trips all ths way to Coffman from three
to six times a week, with additional pay,
pro rata, to th contractor. So when the
first quarter ended on Sept. 30, Moses
had made seventy-eight round trips of
thirty miles each, riding altogether 2,340
miles over Iron Mountain country roads In
11 sorts of weather, and delivering ths
malls st Llbertyvllle, Avon, snd Coffman
with fidelity, punctuality, and great cheer
fulness ot manner. If he had travelled the
same distance In a continuous Journey
south, he would have gone about as tsr ss
to Blueiields on the Mosquito Coast In Nic
aragua! It north, he would have reached
the Magnetio Pole, and gone two or three
hundred miles beyond It.
Moses Pendkbobasswos astounded when
for thla arduous service to the Government
he received st the end ot tho first quarter
a warrant or Treasury check for one dollar
and forty-three cents, all ot ths increased
Then, after a good deal of official corre
spondence between Washington and Knob
Lick, It was discovered that although
Moses Pzndebqrass had Intended to bid
ttOO for the contract, and had so told Post
msster RUDT, who drew tho papers for him,
snd although Rudy anil the bondsmen had
understood that tho bid wan $400, by Incom
prehensible carelessness Of in Home strange
fit of heterograpby. Mr. lliuv had written
"four" Instead of "four hundred." both in
the proposal blank and afterward in the
blank contract and blank bond. There Is
no suspicion of bad faith on Rudy's part;
he la merely responsible for an act of neg
ligence which bTss made seven years of
trouble for Moses. When ths remittance
of f 1.43 waa received, the Knob Lick Poet
master promptly sent to the Department
the following communication :
Tkuti JBjSjSjSJ rwtmmMm-Gmwml
"Bosss rasDBBosaae'a bid as routo 350 waa 1400
par year. Tboro la eertalaly aomo f raat sslalaka eowe
wbere. Asy osa liovi tbsl iba man coold sol bo
carried Sftaas miles and book aU tluoo s waak for to
por roar. 1 stada tho popara for Mr. rssusseaaee. osd
BoOO woo hla bid.
"A A Soar, rootmaatar. Esob Lick.'
The Third Assistant Postmaster-General
respectfully referred the matter to tha Sec
ond Assistant Postmaster-General; aud
after the necessary number ot revolutions
ot tbs wheels, the circumlocution machine
ground out a notice to Ki iy that "the
amount ot the proposal ou tile iu this office
is very plainly written four dollars per an
num; and. therefore, the rate at which Mr.
PruiDEBUBAKs has been paid for service for
the qusrter ended Sept. 80 Is ths most that
he cu be paid for the service. " Another
communication addressed to Pzxdebobass
stated succinctly what Moses hsd to ex
pect In the future from ths United States
-Roo-ular ojuarttrlr par Pr tha costracl It 00
Mora tar u.aortar. sadar oxdar bo. h 3JJ as
Tolsl sortofl7 aaaapaoaaUoa II SS"
It was st this Juuctur that UoaW
uioisl qualities came out Uluatrloua. Ho
felt that money wus not the oalyeonald
rstion. He was. iu his humble way. ili
custodian of a public trust He owed oer
tain duties, not only to knob Lick aud to
his bondsmen, and to the people of LiUri ty-
will. Avon, and Cwffwan. who dorpewded en
Mm and hi mule for th prompt receipt of
their letters snd newspapers, but also to
American Idea of good eitisenshlp snd
loyalty to the constituted authorities. All
who know th olrcumntanre testify that
Moses's conduct, at a erlsl so Impor
tant to himself, waa vary honorabl. disin
terested, snd patriotic. Greater men than
he. In greater emergencies, hav manifested
less fidelity to the publlo Interests. Actu
sted by such a spirit, snd comforted, no
doubt, by ths belief that so obvious snd
simple sn error ss was Involved in the
matter of his annual pay could be rectified
without much delay by a Government a
great and powerful a that of tha United
State of America, Moass determined that
to acoommodate th Department and hi
friend In Llbertyvllle. Avon, and Coffman.
Im would continue to carry ths mail bags st
the annual rate of $5.71. sxtra compensa
tion included, until th tangle could b
straightened out st Washington; even
though the pay was hardly enough to keep
properly shod the off hind foot of ons of his
mail mulss. And hs actually performed
the service at that ridiculous rate of pay
until April 10. 1888.
But the tangle wss not strsightened out
st Washington. Ths red tape got snarled
sround Moses worse snd worse as the
months went by. It twisted Itself sround
ths legs of PBitDEROBASB's Dondsmsn. soms
members of Congress from Missouri, the
Senators from that State, and ths higher
officers of ths Post Office Dspartment and
the Treasury Department, both under Mr.
Cleveland's Admlnistrstion snd Gen.
Habbison's. Ssrtous question of law, of
statutory construction, of Department prec
edent and routine arose, and ths official
correspondence during several years, con
cerning Moses snd his 14 contract, became
so voluminous that It would fill a small
volume. Moses understood nothing of all
this; he kept on In his simple, straightfor
ward way, carrying the malls. In order
that the service might not be interrupted,
and depending on the Government to set
him right In ths end.
Finally it became apparent that the only
way to cut tho rod taps and lot Moses out
wss for film to become technically a de
faulter on his contract by refusing to per
form the service He gsve a month's no
tice In the spring ot 1888, and, at the same
time, wrote, or rather dictated, a personal
letter to the Second Assistant Postmsster
Ueneral. It Is not without patho and
" Esos Lies. Mo.. Starch 1. 1SSS.
' Pn a Srsi I sotlBod tho honorabla Poo t moot or-Oa fa
era! that I wsa corapoUod to flro op my contract,
"My bid waa t0O. Tbo 1'aitmaatar at Knob Lick
sssdo It oot for ma, and msda It to whan bo wanted to
mat a It S400L Tbo Paat maater Oanaral wrota ma that
for forlbor Information to eommonloato with yon snd
olato tho rasown for qnlttlnr my contract- I am s poor
tan snd hsro s family to support, and bow ssa X do it
oa Is s roar f
"II wonld bo s llmllorl support, snd If yon can do
somothlnf for mo year favor ahall noror ba forgottao.
X aiaara rut I bavo now osrrisd tbo mall tbraa quar
tan. Am now bound to quit if thoro lo not s ohsnf o
msda riaaaa lat mo hour from you aoon. 1 am yours,
truly. Mosas Pswoiaonatm,"
In reply, Moses received a curt note from
the office of the Second Assistant Poat-mastor-Genersl
Informing him that if lie
abandoned the service It would be relet at
the expenss of himself snd his sureties.
Moses hsld on for thirty days, and -then for
ten days longer In order not to embarrass
ths United States Government. Then ho
quit, and the Department engaged some
body else to carry the mail bags, paying
the substitute S2 a trip, where Moses hsd re
ceived about one cent and one-eighth a trip,
or $5.72 for a year of 312 thirty-mile trip.
Then ths Hon. Adlai E. Stevknsoh, as Act
ing Postmaster-General, Issued an official
proclamation declaring Moses Pendeb
obass a defaulter on his $4 contract with the
Government; and the Sixth Auditor of the
Treasury ciphered out the Government's
claim for damages against Moses and hla
sureties. The exact amount for whloh the
Government of tho United States hsld Moses
responsible was $1,459.85.
Such Is red tspe. The clstm ot ths United
States against the poor faithful fellow was
alive until 1890. when It was graciously
remitted, or compromised, on consideration
ot the payment by Moses of one dollar Into
the United States Treasury. Moses paid
his dollar, thereby parting with about one
quarter of his entire gross receipts for nine
months of diligent work as a Government
No way was ever discovered by the au
thorities of the Post Office Department to
square accounts with Moses Pendebgbass
on the basis of equity and plain Justice to
that Innocent sufferer from the clerical
blunder of another man. He has waited
seven years for the money whloh he hon
estly earned. A bill to pay him for his nine
months' service in 1887-89, at the rate pro
posed by the next lowest bidder in the com
petition wherein he figured at $4 a year,
haa Just been reported favorably by the
Senate Committee on Post Offices.
We think most of our resders will sgres
with ua in the opinion that tho Moses Pkn-
DEBOBASS bill ought to PASS.
Ths Tariff In the Ottawa Parliament.
The discussion which hss followed the in
troduction ot s tariff bill In the Dominion
House of Commons by Mr. Fosteb. ths
Finance Minister, ought to convince clear
headed Canadians that they have but little
to expect from either ot the chief political
parties so long ss it adheres to its present
The mass of the Canadian people know
by bitter experienoe that the promised pros
perity hss not resulted from the formation
of the Dominion Government. They have
seen the publlo debt roll up since 1879
from $140,000,000 to $240,000,000. and they
have watohed the emigration of over a
million of their citizens to ths United
States. These are not proofs of well
being eud of progress, but signs of
actual depieogion and omens of impending
disaster; yet. when a remedy is asked for.
what la it that the Tories propose on the one
hsnd, snd the Lit erals on the other ? The
Tories through Mr. Fosteb. offer a new
tariff, which, while maintaining the pro
tective pi luclple, will make a small reduc
tion of duties on a number ot commodities.
The Liberals, through Sir Kichabd Cabt
wuiiiHi', say truly enough that the turilT
tinkering projected by their opponents,
will not even palliate, much less cure, the
existing paralysis ot trade and industry in
the Dominion, snd that the only means ot
regenerating the country Is s tresty of rec
iprocity with the American republic.
It is obvious thst but trivlsl relief will be
sfforded to the farmers, lumbermen, min
ers, snd fishermen of the Dominion by ths
subtraction of a tsw cents from the prices
of the imported commodities, which they
nay desire to purchase. What troubles
them to t!.e difficulty of buying such com
modities ou suy terms. What they com
plsiu of is. not ths price of imported articles,
but their inability to )a for them by a bale
of tl.eir own .i.i duels, ihey would cheer
fllU ? tho itiiieh hifh( duties exacted
by the Mi hiM.SY act. if iu exchange they
could ui.iaiu fieo access to the markets of
the I mled IsUtea. That ia why Canadian
producers will be exasperated by Mr. tosr
tbw's prrirjfjesl to ewrtefl lightly tit dntlaa
npon Import. They demand an outlet for
(heir own staples, and h answer that th
Inlet of foreign good hall be facilitated.
Their outcry I for customers, and Mr.
Fcerm' reply Is that ths way of their pur
veyors shall to some extent be smoothed.
Instead of bread he give them n stone.
Sir RrrjHABD Cabtwbiost, on the con
trary, recognize where the hoe pinches,
and the mesaur whloh he advocates would
afford undoubtedly temporary remedy, if
It ever could be carried out. He sees thst
whst th Dominion needs Is not an oppor
tunity of buying a little more or less chesply
from this or thst purveyor, but an oppor
tunity of selling to it on great natural
oustomsr. He perceive that what Is stifling
bis country and driving her sons by the
hundred thousand Into exile. Is not the
Csnsdian, but ths Amsrlcan tariff. Level
to ths ground that tariff wall which now
runs aero the continent and bar
out the Canadian producer from the
enormous market at hla door, and It would
matter but little to him what duties were
levied upon Imports from Europe. Sir
Richabd Cabtwbioht recalls the tremen
dous stimulus given to the output of Cana
dian raw product by the treaty of partial
reciprocity negotiated by Lord Klotm; and
he remembers that in those days thsre was
no fear of wholesale emigration of Cana
dians to tha United States. Ho Is right In
thinking that. If he could obtain a treaty of
unrestricted reciprocity with the American
Union, there would be an Instantaneous re
vival of Canadian prosperity.
However, the Improvement secured in
this way would b at beat but precarious.
A treaty, af tor all. is but treaty I that is
to My, an international agreement termin
able at the option of either party after a
fixed period. Experience has shown that
this option Is always turned to account;
that sooner or Ister, one of the parties to
treaty of commerce discovers that the other
haa got the better of th bargain, and give
notice ot withdrawal from the agreement.
So. even If Sir Hk hard Cartwrioiit could
gain the concession which be dsslres
from the United States, the benefit secured
would be only transient; it would afford
no solid and durable basis for the develop
ment ot Canadian Industries. But Sir
Richabd will never get, in point of fact, a
treaty of reciprocity from the American
people. He deludes himself and his Cana
dian constituents, when hs holds out
the hope of such treaty. American
citizens know in advance what would be the
outcome of such bargain. They have not
the faintest Intention of exchanging a mar
ket ot 70,000,000 consumers for market of
5,000,000. They would laugh out of Congress
the statesman who should bring forward
a one-aided proposal of that kind. The
privilege of free access to ths colossal mar
ket offered by our population of 70,000,000 Is
reserved, and will always be reserved, to
citizens of ths United States.
By annexation, and by that means only,
can Canadians enter once for all on that
path of prosperity and progress of which
they had a delightful glimpse during the
operation of the Elgin treaty.
Th Senate and the Klmlra Reform
atory. The New York Senate yesterday passed
an eminently proper resolution providing
for the appointment ot a legislative com
mittee of inquiry into the management
of the Elniira Reformatory. Whether
the legislative oommlttee, as finally con
stituted, consists of representatives of ons
or both branches of the Legislature, we as
sume that we shall hear no more of demands
made upon the Chief Executive of this Stats
for his hasty approval of the hallow and
unfair report condemning Mr. Bbookway,
which has emanated from the prejudiced
survivor ot a committee that rightfully
should have perished with the retirement
ot the majority of its members.
Such demands, whloh are essentially
threats, are at once insulting to Gov
ernor Flowkb and to the Intelligence
of the people of New York, whose
prids it has been for yesrs thst they
have maintained a prison which stands at
ths head ot the penal institutions ot tho
world. If, after a careful, fair, and free in
vestigation by a body ot men competent
to conduct It, Superintendent Bbookway
Is found to deserve condemnation in
place of the praise which hs has re
ceived tor a decodo, let blm and the
men who have supported him be
fittingly punished; but until such an ln
vestigstlon establishes ths fact, let us
spars the Eniplrs State the disgrace of
brutally destroying an honored servant
and a penitentiary famous for Its results,
on tho strength of a report whloh bears
upon Its face ths marks of distortion and
suppression of facts! bitter prejudice, and
even subornation of perjury.
Ths election of Father Malonr to be a
Itegsnt of the University would appear, when
carefully analyzed, to be an act of hostility to
the Catholic Church.
The newapapers of this country that are
prlatsd la the German lansuage ought to be
printed in the EnglUh. which it the American.
Tens of thousands of the German immigrants
In New York suffsr in ihoir business, or are
kept from growing rich, or are circumscribed
In their social relations, by their lack of
knowledge of th common speech of the
country. A far Isrser pronortlon of them than
now uee the Knglialt would very soon use It If
It were not for the fact that they read only
papers in the language of Germany. We ap
preciate, value, and ilk the German lan
guage, but neither the German ner the Frenab,
neither the Italian ner the Bohemian.
neither the Hebrew nor the Yiddish,
can ever become the speech of this
country. There is no doubt that the
(eruisn- American papers in Herman are the
means of preventing t housands of our German
immigrants from learning the language of
ur laws, legislation, aad commerce, and thus
ot preventing them from winning that high
meaeure of prosperity which their iadustry
aud Intelligence would otberwii command.
YlLLAKD. UCBUHZ. SCUIZBIN. HsBMAN lllD-
nas. and many another German-American.
could never have risen to the biases whioh
they oocupy, without a knowledge of the
speech that is stiokea by all but a fraction ot
the 70.0OO.tiOu peoule of this country
What would our ever-instructive contem
porary. Mr. ItiiJDi.u'4 -lUaiM-tiUung. say to th
kogllsblag of Its name aad printing its news
sad remoostranees lu the iengusge. not of a
distant foreign land, but of the Catted Mates I
The new campaign of the Vegetarians,
wbo have taken th latter "V" as their ar In
tel, Is under the direction of au able-bodied
enthusiast of Jaluty taste, th owner of a
bagful of dollars, who bas belonged to the
straitest seat of l'ythagotesas neatly all bis
life, aad yet is healthy aad happy, 'the V
leader strives to propagate vegetartaolem by
proving that Cher is plenty of ohoioo food
apart from the flesh ef brute, aad by Inviting
lot of people te Ire feast at which theie le
no animal food of aay kind, la th beaquetiag
hail of eae of our big hotel It is a good way
for a propagandist, and we ar told that moat
of th consumer seem to like It
Thar was aa attempt to propagate vese
tailaalsnt la this country forty or fifty roars
aao. aad a tew philosophsrs aud peat war
Ieea vetted te It evt very few of thess stack to
It loag. Th diet wss ald te be healthy,
cheap, seed fer the soul, scientific, sad
neeveltlng: hut hardly anybody eonld stand
It for more than a week. An old ehas
hair ont till one day he eanght th maddening
smell ef a broiling beefsteak which he seized
In his fury, and mad away with while yet It
was rare, A soaring root held out till en day
he happened to pass near a sylvan spot where
there was a hog roast, and his savage arret It a
overcame htm. An Intellectual woman held
ent till she succumbed before a lamb ehop.
Thus one and another enrrtndeted until a
confirmed Vegetarian became a curiosity. Ths
bsw crusade of th sect, which I as oil as
Adam, bit fell to pieces soon after N'o it raised
a sweet ssvor upon the altar (Oen.. wilt.. 20-211
Is not likely to be any more successful than
the other crusades of the kind which have
been undertaken by people who may be good.
but who do not take account ef the carnivorous
propensity of the human race, even of babes
The story that Miss BrJtot of Tuscola,
III., hss besn sleeted Superintendent of
Schools of thst town sod thst the gavs swsy
rosss st ths polls seems too good to be true.
Ths nsms may hav suggested the rosea
Whether trusor Invented, the tale is meant for
an allegory, foretokening the flnwery path of
polities to bs trodden by th feet of woman.
This not rising Democratic year, the rent la
ofTonkra ycatanlay tlitaatel Jen Kav.niica hM.a
for Mayor. Atanvia Jotmm'.
Are you aware that the Antl-Toetry Associa
tion and tha Wag Keiorm Hoeiety got in whack
ing work against Mr. Btwos? Are you aware
that Clotwosth P. Jowles, an ardent, but In
discreet orator for Mr. Ban, is, lost a good
many Know-Nothing vote by Injudicious talk
about Da nor bslag " a native of 1'arnaasus."
thereby cresting an Impression that he was a
foreigner? Th beating of Baku was full of
these subtle and oomplex causes.
It Is a pleasure to record that nt the an
nual convention of the National Barbers' As
sociation in Pittsburgh, ths KaaTOI prlzs for
the most beautiful olvle wblsksrs of the year
wss swsrded to the Hon. Wash Hfsimi of
Chlcsgo by s unsnlmous vote. Governor Ei.tas
Cabb of North Csrollna recslvsd honorsbls
mention snd a medal for ths most meritorious
Several thousand physicians have arrived
In Boms te attend the International Medi
cal Congress. Delegates have been sent to
It from all th countries ot ths world. In
Governments, colleges, snd socletiss, and a
good-sized body ot Amerlesn delegates, anion
whom ar man of eminent raput. will partici
pate In tn proceedings Bclentiflo questions
of nractloal Interest to all mankind ar to be
taken up. and weighty recommendations will
b made to those authorities thst posisss ths
power to sdopt and enforoo them.
This Is ths eleventh congress of the kind
thst haa been held, and bsneflts to science and
to humanity hav oorud from every one of
them. Each on hss been a grand madlcal
xobang. In which th latast results of sci
ence were msds known svsrywhers by ths
Besldss th Bom Congress of this year,
there is the International Sanitary Conference
in Part. Thia body has rendered splendid
service to the human race. Theohlef theme
token into consideration by tbs delegates to It
who represented Governments, has been the
cholera; and several countries have promptly
accepted Its suggestions for the adoption of
messures to prevent the propagation of that
destructive plague. The Bultan of Turkey Is
at this time carrying out plans for the purifi
cation of the holy places tn Arabia, and for th
stebllahmnt of hospitals and dispensaries to
which the stricken pilgrims can resort. Thess
are things ot Incalculable Importance to the
It is truly pleasant snd cheering to hear of
sueh International assemblages a those at
Bom and at Pari forth promotion of science
and th publie health and waiter.
We record with satisfaction the fact that
a Kebraskan has brought suit for $10,000
dsmagas against a person who had accused
him of wearing "pants." Will the day ever
dawn whan Massachusetts will rise to tks
heights of civilization that Nebraska stands
on? It Is a depressing fact that Boston Is
now almost the only part of the I'nlted States
whsre trousers are unknown by name.
Is It a sign of ths Improvement of the
times, that strikes are increasing In number
all over the country ?
On Arbor Day the Hon. Josiab Quinct of
Qulncy will poeltively shin up his family tres,
touching the bark as lightly ss possible, snd.
sitting en the top branches, rssume his old
sxprassloB ot rspt and solitary thought. Thess
lower plane ar ill suited to a climbing mind,
and a rarer air la needed for those pensive
A BKtlalHl.lt AMKM11MKKT.
letter frees Aesoaaklyasaa Horlei.
To tub Eorros or Tas Bca Sir: Year very favorable
mention of tso blU Introduced by mo Id rotation to wit
seat fsoa la criminal aolloua waa callaa to my atten
tion to-day. I folly coaour with you la year angree
tloua, aad bare amended tbo bill la accordaaio there
with. I eneleao you copy of smoadmant. alao ortrteal bill.
Youra vary truly. Oaoses S. UuaToau
Ataasv. March 2.
Th amsnded bill makes It clear that the
witness Is to receive mllesge as well as tb fee
for daily attendance, and provides that pay
ment shall be made on the certificate of th
clerk of tb court In this form it ought to
A Cry tor Adlol.
To ths KniioH or IPS SuH-.r- Would
It he Improper to appoint a non-resident I'ost
maa'er ? Ours, who la iipubllcan, appears to
hav com difficulty in getting rid of hi job.
HI resignation bas been la the hands of the
depart mant'slnce last July. Applicants there
tr without blemish, except they be too sturdy
If balance of State Is receiving earn treat
ment, tbo Republican majority of I'iki.ihx) is
accounted for. What's th uee of voting if we
only get skim milk j
our cuckoo member o? Congress Is treated
ungratefully. He supported X'lsvslaad la all
Oh ' that Adlal was in posltloa to handle this
2.500 appointment Youra. a
. W. L. Mtii-Y Demoobat.
Bazijetom. la. March 27. iwi.
I.IHbur Sutr JhiIIi aad Oajeo.
To vhs Eorroa or Tea Sua S4 osr Cab-oat repre
sentative. Huke Stollb. baa foiled to asdurto tha only
loglael coadidala for fueluiaater of bavauaab. la plat a
of the preaeul lacuutbaut. wbuoo term uf office baa
aoma lima atuce aspired. Tbo uauie of our eandidata
la Lunour soso of Ihta city Br. l.liubur Soao iiaa at
weyabeoa aetroag Clcvalanl admirar and a. cbiayo
alad tbe Oeiuoi retle daletaltua lu Chicago id UBI
I hope Juailee will ba duo, aod tbat l.linuur Soto
will raealva bia coaimuuiuo witbuut further dalay.
avaaaas. March 27. M. C boa.
Tbo Wbllo Saappar.
m rrom Iba lean sad cruuy K. cttae.
krom iba tteree aud fruxeu wouatatee.
Comae ike bluaard bliuiuf bl award,
uauad doeu tbrougb Mioueauta.
rrom Its blixaaae lu Dakota.
liaaiogeoatward from tbo wtatvard.
B iuif auutbwaid fruoi tba ouithward
SlKAiag upward liom tba ilvwawerd.
S.ialus dwea-verd from tba upward.
S-laatsa; inward fruiu tba outward.
Biiutaa outward irom ibo luward.
busies' ail tba va icya.
treeatag oar all tba titer.
Watriioa oo atroea tba proirioa.
feippiof u - w l.o lia.lt Ooj s
Su,S.o.- tur tags Ibo All04tian.ee.
Powa it lore!) Oee'P'cl -r
.Mi.a all tba apr.u.- tun.
Haa af Kaatar llaa to wiatar.
kuecaiDS out aa otber b.Uaaaa
Com to tbo blister w tta ua etiaxiag,
Aud toe looo. lua orient Sat
rale fat., p.eoelaf. peace crop liar
la we're seaaes ski, eaowtouaec
fata mmMTram Amttr.
A Twar (' Of tba FVee-wt ItwtoMlwb-
seaat few Chaser t'Mfwaspta).
Th ttlmtes for th British srmy. Inelnd
Ingthe ordnance faeterles. amountto tOO.SOtV
000 for th veer l'-n.'i This is sn Inerssts
of tl.:riMi r.ixi ever those of a year ago-
It appears from the official memorandum
aeenmpanrlng them that on Jan. 1 last ths
to'el nun. her of effectives. Including India,
wss 2llt40() Including those serving In
India, the numner In the home snd rolonisl
establishments Is Jrr..147. What Is known ss
ths First Clsss Army deserve numbered flO.349
at the' dnt. agslntt 7(i.rtr a year earlier. It
Is noted that during the yer recruiting forth
I- nglish rmy as for our own. was quit esslly
erected. Indeed, even s year ago, so numer
ous were th sppllesnts ss eompsrsd with th
fore needed thst It was found prsotiesbls
to dlspens for a time with th en
listment of "speclali." and to rait th
standard for etillntmeni In th Foot
tiiinids Measurae had than been adopted
alan to equalize the number of battalions at
home and abroad, but It Is said that " circum
stances have not ret admitted of a reduction
of the for? In Igvpt sufficient to effect thla
desirable result." In th volunteers the num
ber ot efficients continues tn Increase and
there Is a much larger attendance at brigade
ramoa. The recruiting for the militia hss
been brisker. A noteworthy provision is thst
by which a soldier. Instead of accepting his
new allowance of clothing, msy retain his part
ly worn clothing, and receive commutation
with fewer restrictions thnn heretofore. It is
believed that I'eneflclal results msy be expect
d from the change when I is tn lull fores.
I urge ami lies of mairavlne rifles for the
Infantry have teen received, so thnt a good
iitt of the work at the faclortes during tb
enmlng year will b devoted to earblne. (n
the whole, very llttlechange In Great llrltatn's
military establishment seems to have been
planned for the coming yenr. and this I an
Indication that neither the condition ot the
army nor Its prnspoctirs service point to the
necessity of noteworthy changes.
Private Ati.a'a no. i fetory.
" ia rXftutafpaea TV.
Purine th debet os the Pension ApproprN
atlon bill la-t week, Congressman lfrdith of
Virginia and Congressman i-unk of Illinois
lmost cam to blows. There hss bsen sotns
talk of duel from day lo day, and everybody
knows that th Vlrglnlsn would ss lief light as
not JI is a very nervous man, while the Illi
nois statesmsn is as cool as a cucumber In a
i c; i iterator Congressman John Allan of His
" If Meredith and Funk ever came together
on th field of honor. I am afraid they might
bo reconciled before they would kill eacltother.
I town in my neighborhood once upon time
there was bad isellng between two lawyers,
and it was derided that only blood could wipe
out the enmity which sxiated. A challenge
wae sent and duly acknowledged. The hour
was appointed and ths two men met In a se
cluded snot. One of them was a great sufferer
from Saint Vitus dance, th other was oool
" Aa they faced each other th afflicted man
began to tremble liom head to foot while hi
pistol described an are with varying up and
down strokes, ills opponent stood firm as a
rock waiting for the signal to fir, iteioie It
cam, however, ho laid hi pistol on th
ground, walked Into the woods, and cut a limb
off a tree with a fork In the end of it. This he
brought back and stunk in tbe ground In front
of his antagonist. Then, turning to the sec
ond, he ssld: ' I must request you to ask your
principal to rest his i istol In that fork.'
What for r asked his opponent's second.
Well.' replied ths other. ' I have no objec
tion to running the risk of one shot but I
certainly do decline having one bullet nink
honeycomb of ma If that m, in was to shoot
whil his hand Is shaking the way It is now
he would fill me full of holes at his first shot'
'This was too much for th seconds, snd.
by mutual agreement, a truce wss patched up
and no shots war exchanged. I think If Mere
dith and funk wer to tight. Meredith's hand
would shake-end they would both sl.uk
It H.lurd Hair.
From fA fneia-f'a 7. iem.
T st Friday was a balmy spring day. Late
In the afternoon a dri. .-.ling rain blew up. car
ried on a wind directly from the south, itwa
of peculiar whiteness, and. after It had passed,
every one who had hnppened to have been out
In it. and who wore a dark suit of clothes or a
dark hat notlcsd that cloths ami hat were
covered with thousands of tiny white specks,
later It was noticed thst every window I town
looking to th south was also coverod with
v bito apota
"It has bsen raining mud." said arery on
who noticed the phenomenon at flrat. but la'er
some of th ourlous tried tatting th spots.
They hsd distinctly salty flavor, and analy
sis mad later by druggists proved tbat tbor
The uusstlnn now is. where did the salt
come from I There can only be one answer:
From th Croat Salt i.ke. nearly 300 miles
south in Utah. It must hav bean a warm
day over the Great Head Pea when a strong
south wind swept over It catching un th aalty
vapor and sweeping it north to Idaho, snd
finally bespattering th clothe snd windows
of th good peuplo of l'ocatello with th aalty
CalleS I. lag (or albert.
from A A asSSJ Zeroing Jaunts'.
A young man who hsd not been in this coun
try very long applied for work in a certain ee
tahllshment in Albany. Be was a skilled
mechanic and was given employment
The cashier, witn his eye on the payroll,
asked the man what was bis name. The for
eigner speaks and understands English lo
soms extent He told the cshlr his nam
nd the cashier nearly fainted. It wss on of
these curious ten-syhabl names which could
never Is pronounced by any one except the
owner after weeks of practice
" long, Isn't It I" gasped th cashier.
' Yes. yst." said th man. smiling and show
ing his tooth. " Iong."
fie understood from the cashier's romsrk
thst his asms converted Into English was
Long, and so he has continued to call iilrritl!
TV logo All the Faebloa Now.
Frrm IA Boat afrimluln Arrow.
Bernard Cressler. a hermit living alene at tha
head of Cheat lilver. expect to realize before
Inn dreth the dream of llulwer In " I h Com
ing Kac."and produce a flying apparatuathat
can be put on and off th human body la the
way in which Ilulwer'e men and women donned
and doffed their wings. For years this soli
tary old msn haa bean "hooting and studying
hawks, lie has dissected out every muscls la
th body of tlds king of fivers, and made draw
ings of each In all position Ho has carefully
calculated th streagth necessary to sustain
and propel a given weight of th body. Then
beworkeat wings, endeavoring to bring into
reality the hawk wing Idea. He believes lie
oan ontruet machine that will enable th
human flyer to calmly aupport himself in mid
air snd soar this way and that by a movement
ot th body- people do in dreams.
Tbe Hoiioo. or His Attoo Fell O i-.
From IA .Si 'ruuruvw r...;.c .,
FniAOir. March 22. Joseph Smith, a mlnsr
had a narrow ssrap from death tills after
noon. He was at Work In the bottom of shaft
and at ths depth of thirty-live feet from the
surface bis pick struck through into an old
drill or eave. mlth bad barely time to drop
hla tools, clutch the rope, and shout to his
partnsron tho surface when the entire bottom
nr oiped out of tbe shaft it is not positively
has a how deep the old excavation is. A
bucket was lowered over forty fet from th
spot where th oave took place without touch
ST,arora la kUaab,
From lA, tA.ei.1 luilu rVtaua
Oshkosb. Wla. March 20 -Three orders
Issued by Mayor Osllerlob n lew dure aco snd
iield secret until now. will go into effect April
1. Tli first order is that all gambling liousss
hall becloted. Th proprletore of the dene
have been notified ot the Mayor'a decree and
unless tho rooms ere closed to gauiblere neat
Monday mom lost t hs proprletore will eunVrth
conse.juencee. The sscond order leaued is
that hereafter all saloons mutt he closed Sun
days and th third thst nlekol-in-tbe-slot
machine, must be doae iv..t vwthbyneit
bundy or they will be couflecuted.
A btoSoet I'atrlsreb.
Sms oa fa.. .oo Pa,, . , -CV.ua.
MahTINhVti i :. Ind . March 20 V. llllam
I'arker, aged lit years, die I yesteiday aud was
but led today. His wit survivee hint and is
!- y eie old. l'hey were the laienla of tweu-ty-eeveu
children, twon.y-fout ot whom ar
living. Ur. I'arker bad renueoted tbat there
bo no futo-r.i! services, and that bis body
should he taken to ths cemetery In an ordi
nary farm aasou Hla wish was gratified.
Irom SJt An X,,.W Journal.
The mailisuuua dtoaatnvoa and tbo tootbles prop. a
euily of it bitioric ml Han ettroctad mael e auui
aiar visiter te r.iuj. 1.
Bfevob e k'raeta la iba Nartbwatt,
liom ' Foal Bsilp i.
Taalarday a. boater. To-day le IleUo to bo s ssrtb
Ibo f ueleo fare.
I . I ...i pa ., tt, lr ;..,.
MlSses." tela) lag djctor. politei). ia. a it tbo
resell replied l be raaoluto matron from beyond
kinetyi. lutb Its SSt, ai.ltus doea wllu a tub of ra.t.f.
" 1 know ll Thai otuar nr I recton. it tba bog tar
I oai a t Sites weaves aiaadiug us ta tas - t y-
sTIehasI rotes Dentheny stet Ha elgteeatsMst
te St rldsot's Chores, ritttbsrta. oe Boater Sssfisy
te be boor load or tbe elfhteaa. am erallTtsf aad
also are Saed. Dougherty le ts yesrs old, sad kst seas
morrtod throe tlmoe Re hod eleve eblMren by bit
frit wife, bat only one by hla ISeSSd So for nt h-r i J
aisrrltts hss ylstSeS at. sad Ptnfberir eaye ke bosee
there are more te follow.
The Pittibergk etebetl cinh it sow oft or s metre
which will out-mstcot sit othar roeaeot ft Is s twelve,
year eld hoy sit fall from the eeresth atory ef the Bsir
road bonding, Denver, Col., s rsw weeks ato Hs
ttrsck rn s number ef tolosTssh wiraa. bounded late
tbo air. and finally landed ea the seek of s horee. Tt e
sslmst wss allied by the ehook. but tbe key was only
atnanod. snd soon recovered enaeeianeneot. In Ihrae
mlneteo be wet receiving eonrrsiuistinna on his last.
Ths Delaware ttltlorlcsl Society ha charted Itself
with the ptsut task of markior tbe tile of tbe eld
Craae Hook Church below the mosth of IheChristlasa,
not far from Wilmington. Thll ebarrh wsa tba preie
sasaor of old Swedes church, end lbs lsttor win seo
be 20O yters old. tt la s sksrmlat old eiruotsre. wits
a graveyard of muck materia mteroat The society
eheriehei s reila from the well of lbs crane rtoeb
Church, but tba alio of tbo bslldlnr ts bow marked by
only tha slump ef an old balteawoud tree.
tt le alwayt a raee between the hepatlca aud the
aprinffbtenty st ts which tbsll show the ssrllstt btes
tomt la thia rtgtoa. Ths aprtnt bsssty aeomt to be a
little aheetf thia year, aa Its klesoomt hare bee eat
two or three isys. while ifeeee ef the hesailea, tare,
parbape. In peculiarly fsvorad place are yet ele4 t
their fur eeete. The eprtng bassly loves damp plseee,
while the liapetlca le eommoaly found usoa higher
grnaad. Thla fast, together with the peeulleiitlea of
tbo praaenl unuaual aeoaos, may bars something te ds
with tho earlier appaaraace of tbo aprlng beauty.
Karoad svosus It uBdersoiae ths process that asaaf
ago overtook many oaee reohteabte atraeta TSestiS
fsahiossble refflea Just above Twelfth street reels! Iks
sdvsnoe of trade, bsl below there Is a eeaolaal frlt
lett effort lo occupy profltohly spaoleae old dweuiaaa
tbat are loo big for tesementa aad IU artitad te buol
niu ooe onceontere here aad there a ohebbr ohoap
reataurant, eaamtngly loot In Ike groat bars area of
flaeotd drewlng room. The high ornate ceilings, laU
glide mirrors, sad ether ooatly, if qaeetioeahio. See
retieao are la canoes eeatrssl wltb the ohoap sables.
sosrse table eletha. sad alorealy guoeta
Beeping s seer ealeea la quiet wool aide SSI I SI
a vary dtSoreal baeiaees from keeplag eae ea tba Bsw
or y or evea la the Oermea quarter. Tbe out wss aide
eaioon keeper etteota homely leesl asmee. so "Tbe Osa.
tage." "The Tillage Ion." aad Iks Ilka Hie Say ts
paeaed msiaiy la quiet. A eeeaeleaal tsaasoler Srapa
in (or beer, aad there le a more or lees satire undo by
tbe tide door, whither the women ef Ike aeig hboraeed
repair about meal time to feioh borne the fussksi
growler. The weet tide eaJoea keeper eels forts a very
modeet free loaoh aad has a eye out for easiest at
with amply domeelle botilet te bs Sllad.
Slag eireet Is richer la old braes kaocksrs tbaeel.
moat any ether thoroughfare la Sew York. Tbor are
four tttll erased to doors la a single block, aa a aria
tbiaoe brilliantly ea a door 1 Varlok street Jtot eS the
corner of King. Three of tbe four hove bee ruthlessly
points over te aave baralshlBg. bat tbs feawtb ts
ways bright Tbs 0 f th. la Varlek ttreet, tt aiooUaat la
form, hut II hss unfur Innately bee emaed t tb door
upelde down. Ths fsd for tbe eld knocker aomoUmoo
brtare about ridiculous combination A tlstsy ask
iniian gueeo Aubo cottage, with an aalovoly Ssat SSjSt
piled with aa unmlotakahle eleotrle bnttea. be
fine old kaooktr. whloh It to large that a sisgto easel
waa found big eBough to hold it.
rbotograpk eaemelllng It srsotlse by aa eseood
lagly email number of men In this town, aad they
work for profteeloosl photographists ia aesrty all parts
of tbe coaatry. The most fsshioasble pBolsgiBSBlele
no loagar tinith their work wltb tbe high gleae kaawa
aa ooamet. hut many of tbe less eeaaploseae photo,
grapblete here and In Broekly flad It atlll proatablo.
aad ao do oilier la New Jersey, censeotleet. aad evea
tn Te i a an.t California. The prtnte come enraounted
te tbe enamoller. hut the "mouaio" are ssat aioug.
aad he enamolt aad mounte the pletares at rates
v arying from three lo fifteen cents oaek. aeoordlag I
etre. The bualnoii le fairly profitable, aad the best
eaameltera Uve deoently and comfortably.
a Broadway Aortal In making aa attractive Kaatar
dtapisy In hit tusw window hss gone out ef tbe beatea
tre?k. lottead ot setting forth potted piauta or eut
hioems, sltbsr laolsicd or honebed 1b a bouqaet affect,
he In created a mlaiatare laodaeape. It coaetete of a
lawn leading up te a leafy grove, aod aloag the border
lino between lawn aad grove Beetle tbe blooms. The
lawn la a bed of maidenhair fern, and the grove eotv
elatt of big tree pslme. Ths flswsrs tbsl bloom I the
spring srs forced fer the Kaater exhibition. They are
while lilacs, old'teablonod double peonies, aad
hortoBBlaa A pretty little border of lew. roMcn hued
flowers divides ths blooms from the foreground af
" Pro fetelonal bogging la s wholeeome sad at pieae
snt aaeaone of tbe year aa agraaehlo occupation. " said
Ibo observer about town. "The profeeaioael beggar
Is wsrmly clad In winter, aad hla eonatant Ufa la fae
open air tanda to sirs blm rugged heallh. A mlssrly
tnottnet eavoe blm from the lempistloa ts g Isttoay.
Us Is free to dreee ss lightly ss hs wUI la eemmer time,
end to cook tbe ahady aide of tbe Btreet where the i
crowd ia Ilia bualoeflB of necenlty calls him to busy
and fsabloBBbls atraeta to tbat he eoee the tows at lie
gayaet. The nstnrsl regrst st tbs abeence sf one mess
bar or saother le tempered by the fact that asch lack
Is to be osteoma In the light of sa ssset, as baelaeee
capital, frofeastoosl boggsry Is thtt tow, whsre
there ere msnr good-aatared aad Inueceal persona. Is
SS SXCBllBBt trade.''
in s publte sddrsas dallrsrsd Is PHasbargh a fsw
dsys ago, the Iter lir Sheldrake of Kentacky related
theae singular atorlesi "Tharo waa a member of the
Kentucky Freebytery. whom I knew very well, wbo
frequently wool into a aort of a waking Bleep While
la this eoadltioo be would praacb moat eloqaeat aer
nione, but when ha csms out ho eouid not remember a
word that he had Bald. Oo oae oecaalon a eopy ef the
Preach Teatameni was hsnded te him to eoaduel fam
ily worship a" tbe hooae of a weuVbaown eUiaoa off
Frankfort. Altheagh utterly Ignersnt of the rreoea
Isngnego, he rasd a ehaotsr aad then semmoateS
tbereoo st tsagth In Eufllsn. On saother oeeaaieo.
wbllo IB this coBdltlea. ha remarked to hie frieode
that a cartala mtaistsr la Kebraeke was la trouble, aa
thai So had last written a latter te Kentucky detailing
Ihaolroumetaaeea lie Ibes proceeded togto tbo ooa
tonts of tbe letter, sad his word were token dowa by
B"ine one preieul Two days Utter Iks letter arrived
from Nebraska, sod It was identical, word (or word,
with the oae tho mlulster had dictate wall la tb
waking Bleep." The epoeker cite tbeee tastaaec ts
show tha Ufa off the soul ludapeadeal off tb body, aad
erf aad therefrom the Immortality ef Ibo former.
Faroigw Natea or leal laSsraas.
Eight huudred tone off Austratlaa bailer were beaded
IB Loadoo from oae vceie: s fsw days ago.
A company has beea formed la Mow Saalaad ts estsb
lleti a whallag etaltoa ou tbe Kermadee Islands, la tas
Pecine Ooaaa. aertbweet of Bow Xealaod.
how Spala la huay orgaBlslsg a world's fstr. whlah.
asdar tho title ot the Bedrid Dalveresl SihlMtlea, is
to be opened In Ibo capital at tha aod of box! Bay.
frovieioa to lo be made (or greatly oBlargtag tbs
British BsBssst. Plva sd s half sores will he added I
to the alao aorea already eaeepied. Ihrosgh parehaae
from the Duke ef Bedford.
A proaeat of a buadrod repealing rldee snd eight
thousasd esrtridgee baa Juet beea mads hy tks Ass
man Blalstry sf Wsr te the yreolaad ssseeiatlea,
wblob haa started a Soolaliel colony la Africa te pe-eaaa
aud praotlao tha brotherhood ef uian
Aa Inieruatioeal exhibition of book aad paper ladaa
tiiaa is to be opeBed ta Parts la Julr aatt. ll wilt seme
prlas Iks vslioss branobee ef the maaufaalure ef boohs
snd pspsr. ss wsll ss ths fcusehlssrr. Implomssts. aa
malsrtAl ueed in vi-lnf.nf and Ulaalratlug book
For eaveral yeera peal Baroe do Blrseb hss givsa the
groea winnings off hla race boraaa te Loadoa eoepltota,
Tbia year be baa aol ealr followed hie areeedoBI. bat
has dosblad the ameaal. Hla horaoe woe for htm leal . i
aeaaoa AT.boo, aad he bee bsadsd over le Ibo hoepltai
A COBgrees ef HyglOBS ssd Demeg rapoy Is ts bs held
st Ssdepeat ear.y assi September. II le le be eposes
br the oidett brother off tho Emperor off Aaalrta. aad
pronuaee to b an imaorlaal aSalr. Seme Sve huudred
papera by foreign delogelce are already scheduled for
1 1 1 ivaalalleu Moat of those ere oa hyglealo topics
Mrtl-eb aaa laptatas are trying 10 atlr tba aluggtes
B.-uieB lioierunioal te toko artiua with Ike felled
Mete usiernueaila Seeiroylag the derollou thai
threaten life and properly IB Ik berth Atlaetlo
aotltioa argiag ouch eeSperetloa signed by SSO Cap
taioi. repreeenttag crsws Msrag alisg so. 000 mea. oa
property wort'i to oxi.0uo. has last beea preoaatad le
the First Lord of tbe Treaaurr.
It ia eonadeaily believed that petroleum hss beea
struck ta bomaree shire, ksflaad. la sack quality ae
Wi.l well pey for wurkteg. Tbe discovery of oil wee
made seme weeks sgo. aad experts kava etuoo ewe)
making aaperiiuenla Ua ths regtoa. Prof Beduood.
ibo ' cbief petroleum expert la Bsgiaud." eaye belter
results bavs so fer etteuded Ike experluioais tbao bava
boou ooted ta aomo of tha best Amerlcso ell Solde
rune kls rsllrauoat Mr. Uladetoao baa received
msay ouadteuaof trriuiee from edtaiiere all oler ii a
l u led Utugiloiu. sud lbs f ifti ara still pouring tgi. Ha
l aa toitlved eaveral doaaa weiaiug eaaee eud Bssfcrs
lea. a number of edialrere o.ubuod together aad ee it
blm a Bande-me armobalr. aud many more aroteu
t.-.ue preseuta novo come to him. Tbe tributca btvs
teen entirety apoataaaoLa so auggaatlou of sueu s
thiag havlag beea made la the newapapo.-e uaiu tbsll
souibar became notable.
hew plana for the long propoaed bridge aeinaa toe
straits of Peter, to oosseV,' rieuce aad bagloud. hae
juet beea deposited with tbe rieach aad gugo.i.
aruiueata M kesuinl. s csted unariua enslaeer baa
JuBltompieted eaeiuauatlte aertee ef aeundioge. aud
tha p. aaa based oa his report eoaiempuie a bruise
Irom case Slauebo host the South FereUod It wo a
tata oaly aet.a.j two alar as I galas! US piers IB