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THE OHIOAOO EAOLE.
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CONGRESSIONAL AND SENATORIAL
The campaign this fall is many
sided. County officers aro to bo
elected, certain State officers aro to
be elected, Congressmen aro to bo
chosen, and a new General Assembly
of the State of Illinois Is to be elect
cd, with the exception of one-half of
the present Senate, which holds
The reapportionment of the State,
both as to the Congressional and
Senatorial districts, which was accom
plished by the last Legislature, great
ly changes the situation as well as
the distribution of representation,
enlarging that of Cook County and
Chicago, and greatly lessening that
of other districts of the State.
At the request of many of cur
readers and in order that politicians,
whether they be leaders or simply
voters, who take an active Interest
in the elections may prepare them
selves for intelligent work in the
pending contests, The Eaole print
a complete description of the Con
gressional districts of Cook County as
they now stand. It will bo remem
bered that under the old apportion
ment Cook County had but four Con
gressmen; under the now it will have
seven, except that Lake County is
added to tho Seventh District, which,
after all is a material exception. The
seven Congressional districts aro as
First dlstrlct-Tbe Third Ward, that
part of the Fourth Ward eait of the cen
ter Hoc ot Wentworth avenue, tba Thirty
first, Thirty-second, Ihlrty-thlrd. and
Thirty-fourth Wards, and the towm of
Bloom, Bremen, Culumet, Orland, Men,
Thornton and Worth.'
Eecond district The Tenth, Twenty
eighth, Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Wards,
and the towns of Cicero, Elk Grove, Hun
over, Lemont, Leyden, Lyons, Maine, Nor
wood Park, Palo, Proviso, Riverside and
Third district 1 be First, Second, Fifth
Sixth and feveatb Wards, and that part of
the Fourth Ward west of the center lino of
Fourth district Tba Eighth, Ninth,
Twelfth and Nineteenth Wards.
rifth District The Eleventb.Thlrteentu,
Sixteenth, freventsenth und Eighteenth
Sixth District The Twentieth, Twenty
fret. Twenty-second, Twenty-third and
Twenty-f jurth Wards, und that part of
tb Twenty-fifth Wurd south of the center
lino of Dl verify street and west ot tha cen
ter line of HaUted utrcet, and Unit part of
the Iwenty-slxth Ward south of tha center
line of Ilelroont avenue.
Seventh District Tbo Fourteenth, Fif
teenth and Twer.ty-iovcntb Wards, tbo
Twenty-fifth Ward, except that purt south
of the center line of Dlversey street und
west of the center line of Halsted stroot,
and that part of tbo Twenty-sixth Ward
north of tbo center line of Holmont avenue,
to the city of thlcigo: ulto tbe towns of
Harrington, Kvuntton. Nlloa, Now Trier,
Xtrthfleld, I'aleitlno und Wboollng, In
Cook County, and tbu County of Lake.
Under the old apportionment Cook
County had ten Senatorial districts,
giving this section of the State a rep
resentation or ten Senators and thirty
Representatives. Under the new ap
portionment the county has fifteen
Senatorial districts, giving it a repre
sentation of fifteen Senators and
forty-flvo Representatives. The Sen
atorial districts of Cook County as
they now stand are defined as fol
lows: Hrst district The first und fifth wards
and the second wurd, except that part ly
Inz south of the center line of Twenty
second street and weuof tbe center lino of
Second district Tbe twelfth ward and
tbe whole of tbe tenth ward, except that
part lylnf south of tbe center line of
Twenty-trit street and east of the center
line of Cumptcll avenue.
Tblrd district The thirty-Brut, thirty
pttd lfl tag
third and thirty-fourth warJs and the
town ot Culumet.
Fourth district The twenty-ninth nnd
Fifth district The thtrJ. fourth, nnd
thirty-second watds and that part of the
second ward lying south of the center lino
of Twenty-second street and west of the
center Una ot Ft ite street.
Sixth district The twentieth and twen-ty-slitb
wurds and thnt part ot thu twenty-fifth
ward lying north of the center Una
of Montroso boulevarJ, und tlmt part of
the fifteenth wurd lying uust of tho center
lino of Western tuo iuo.
Seenth dUtrlct Tho towns of tlnrrln:
ton, 11 loom, llremen, Cicero, Hilt (lroe.
KvantUn, linn .nor, Ltuinr, l.oydrm,
Lyocs, .Miilno. Now Trier, North
field. Norwood Park. Orland, Palatine.
1'atos. Frovl, Rich. Bcbnumuer Thorn
ton. Wheeling and Worth.
Ninth district Tho sixth Ward, tlmt
part of tho ninth wurd south of tho center
llnoof Sixteenth street, that part of the
tenth ward south of tho center lino of
Twenty-first street and east of tho center
lino ot Cutupbc'l uxenue, nnd tlmt part of
tho twenty-eighth wurd lying between tho
Illinois and Michigan canal and tho center
line ot Thirty-ninth street.
Kleicnthdlitrlct The fourteenth wurd,
tho fifteenth ward west ot tho center lino
of Western avenue, tho twenty-seventh
wurd and the twcnty-olghlli ward except
that part lyln? between the Illinois und
.Mlchltnn canal and tbe center line of Thirty-ninth
Thirteenth district The seventh and
eighth wards and that part ot the nine
teenth ward bounded on the north by tho
center line of Taylor street, on tbo east by
tho center line of Desplalnes street, on tha
south by the (.enter lino of Twelfth street
and on the west by the center line of New
Fifteenth district Tbo ninth ward north
of tho center lino of Sixteenth street, tbo
eleventh ward south of the conter lino of
Lake street, and the nineteenth ward, ex
cept that part bounded 'on the north' by the
center lino of Taylor street, on the oast by
the center line of Doplalno streot, on
the south by the cantor lino of Twelfth
street, and on tbo west by the center lino
Seventeenth district Tho eleventh ward
north of the center line ot Lako stroet,
and thosoventoonth and eighteenth wards.
Nineteenth district Thethlrteenth warJ
and all of the sixteenth ward excopt that
part lying enst of tbo center line of Nobto
street, and south of the centor line of
Division street to the centor lino ot Mil
Twenty-first district Tho twenty-first
and twenty-second wards und that port of
tbo twenty-fifth ward south ot the center
line of Montroso boulevard.
Twenty-third district That part of tho
sixteenth ward lying east of tho confer
line of Noblo street and south of tho center
line of Division street to the center line of
Milwaukee avenue, and tbo twenty-third
und twenty-fourth wards.
Numbers ot senatorial districts in
Cook County do not run consecu
COME, COME, ALD. O'NEILL.
Aid. John O'Neill is long on wind
and short on sense. There are few
who will accuse the worthy Alderman
from the Thirty-fourth Ward of un
worthy motives, but there are many
who will agree in the assertion that
he is "making a monkey of himself."
Aid. O'Neill has rendered the city
good service in the past in tbe cam
paign for track elevation and tho
abolition of grade crossings, but of
late ho has put himself in the posi
tion of the cow who gave a One pall
of milk and then kicked It over.
Without "rhyme or reason" Mr.
O'Neill, at the last meeting of the
City Council, introduced an ordi
nance repealing Mayor 'Hopkins'
measure for the elevation of tho
tracks of two railroads, and then
bad tho repealing ordinance referred
to a committee of which ho (Mr.
O'Neill) Is chairman. The ordinance
which it it proposed to repoal is
regarded by all thinking persons as
the first practical step toward the
solution of tbe much-vexed question
of the abolition of grade crossings.
Had It been treated and handled
properly by tho Council it Is probable
that the railroads would have ac
cepted the measure and thus Inserted
the thin end of tbe .wedge into this
knotty old problem of grade crossing.
As it Is, the railroads have, through
Mr. O'Neill's nonsensical action, been
given a breathing spell, and now It Is
said the Bock Island and Lake Shore
companies are once more rampant
and defiant. Mr. O'Neill has a few
Insignificant alleged local grievances
to sow as an excuse for his conduct.
Boyend this the Alderman from the
Thirty-fourth says there is no other
consideration back of his acts in tlio
It is not only charitable but per
haps Just to accept Aid. O'Neill's
word on this phase or tho case, but it
is a fact that he has shown in the
whole mutter un 'inordinate desire
for notoriety and a wonderful disre
gard for the Interests of the public,
saving and excepting himself and a
few of his property-owning constitu
ents. LAWLER FOR SHERIFF.
Frank Lawlcr has declared himself
a candidate for the Democratic nomi
nation for Sheriff In tho approaching
full election, and it is not improbable
that this veteran Deinocratlp leader
will bo thus far favored by tha
workers of his party. ' Tho news of
Mr. Lnwler's candidacy 'for tho head
of his party ticket "''came as a
surprlso late this week, for it
was understood that the gentleman
was a candidate and would likely be
nominated and elected to Congress
from the new Fourth District It Is
understood that a new arrangement
has been made, and Mr. Lawler is
now out for the nomination for Sher
He will receive the support of
thu Major nnd nil other good Demo
crats should he win in his efforts to
secure the nomination, nnd it Is but
due to Mr. Lawlcr to cay that no
man thus far mentioned would be
so likely to win out at the polls, or
add so much strength to the patty
ticket as ho would. Mr. Lawlcr Is
already engaged In making nn active
cinvuss among his friend, and his
campaign will boom out with charac
teristic vigor in a few days.
RIFTS IN THE CLOUDS.
Although tho fall campaign has
not yet toon fairly begun, It has be
come at the outset apparent that In
took County and Illinois thcro is no
certainty of a Republican landslide
Of course there arc many circum
stances thnt tend to give comfort to
the Republican mind und imagina
tion, but there are also a few hard
facts that act as a sort of corrective
to those who are' disposed to rush off
Into exuberant enthusiasm.
Let us take a case In point.
The City Council, as a re
sult of the last spring election, is
overwhelmingly Republican, yet In
the election Immediately preceding
this the city wont safely Democratic
for John P. Hopkins for Mayor. The
only lesson to be drawn from this is
that the city has been gerrymand
ered as to wards, for the benefit
of the Republican party, and us it re
sult the Council is Republican, while
the Mayor and the executive end of the
administration Is Democratic. With
a normal vote the city of Chicago
should give a majority of at least ten
thousand to the Democratic ticket
The country towns, with their aggre
gate Republican majority of four or
five thousand, cannot overcome this,
and with such a margin from four
to five thousand majority every
Democratic nomlnco on the Cook
County ticket this fall should be
lu the case of the State election
condltlous are different
Under present circumstances, it
would appear that Republican nom
inees for otllce would have no diffi
culty in winning out There arc,
however, complications that may in
terfere with the turning of -the tide
in the direction of Republicanism In
the State. There are but two offices
to bo filled, namely, State Treasurer
und Superintendent ot Public In
struction. For the former a Cook County man
of exceptional popularity Henry
Wulff is the leading candidate from
Cook. His candidacy, however, has
stirred up such a discussion
and wordy warfare among the Repub
lican party leaders over an appar
ently insignificant question, that
wounds und scan that will not soon
heal must Inevitably be the result
However the controversy over the
question of one or two conventions
may end as to tho Republican nomi
nee, it cannot but conduce to tbe In
Jury of both the State and county
tickets, and thus it Is entirely possi
ble, if not probable, that Cook
County and Illinois may contribute
another victory to the Democratic
party, oven in the hour of general
gloom and impending disaster.
MANY1 POLICE CHANGES.
Following is tho official order
issued' by .Chief of Police Rrennan
and which took effect at 7 o'clock
Police Headquabtem, i
City or Ckicaqo, April it, mm. f
General Order No. 19.
Tbe resignations of Inspector Edward
Laughltn and Captains Charles 0. Larssn,
William Ward, and August Blettner have tbla
day been accepted to take effect Immediately.
Inspector JobnE. Fltipatrtck Is here by re
duced to tbe rank ot osptaia.
Lieutenant William Uollsrd is hereby pro
moted captain of police, trsasferred from tbe
central to the second division, and tsslgned to
duty at tbe fourth district, vlee Charles C.
Lieutenant Francis O'Neill Is hereby pro
moted to captain of police; transferred 'from
police headquarters to the ssoonrl division
and assigned to duty at tbe eighth district,
Ice William Ward, resigned.
Lieutenant Sianobu&Jiarcal is hereby pro.
raoted to oaptaln of police; transferred from
the fourth to tbe tblrd division and assigned
to duty at tbe ninth distrlrt, vice August
Sergeant John M. Haynee Is hereby pro
moted to lieuttnaat of police; transferred
from the tblrd to the central division and as
signed to duty vice Dollard, promoted and
Sergeant John P. Beard Is hereby appointed
lieutenant of police, and transfsrred from tbe
fourth to the tblrd division aud assigned to
duty at tbe twenty-first precinct nation.
Lieutenant Daniel Duffy Is hereb) promoted
to csptsln of police and assigned to duty in
tbe detective bureau.
feergcant Usury Juniier, ot tbe detective bu
reau, Is hereby promoted to lieutenant of
police and assigned to duty In command of
vehicle Inspectors, vice Dsniel Daffy, pro
moted and trsnsferred.
Lieutenant H. II. Wood Is hereby transferred
frorq the detective bnreau to the fourth divi
sion and assigned to duty at tbe'thirty-elghth
precinct station, vice Ilarcsl, promoted.
Patrolman Charles Dorman, of the twenty
third district, Is bereby promoted to sergesnt
of police andaislgnedtodutyatthotwent)
first precinct, vice Jlaynes promoted.
AmUtant Superintendent Joseph Klpley will
hereafter be In command of tbe first division,
with headquarters at his present office.
This order will take effect at 7 o'clock this
afternoon. M. Urennan,
TURN THE8E FELLOWS OUT.
An earnest effort should be made
by -all good citizens to retire this fall
tbe present Incompetent, indecent
and dishonest Hoard of County Com
A more incaniible and untruut.
worthy aggregation has never been I
brought together in Cook County
under the name of a County Hoard.
There aro a few exceptions to the
rule, and these are Mr. Kuntminn, n
former newspaper reporter and nn
honest nnd intelligent member of the
board; Nelson E. Cool, who is fair
minded and capable, Thomas Mc
Nlcholls, an honest nnd upright
man, and C. M. Nettcrstrom, one of
the most honorable business men of
The balance of this board Is com
posed of n lot of Incompetents Inter
spersed with an occasional Intolera
ble blgot-ltkc Green.
This Roard Is Just now engaged In
a dispute with the trades unions in
terested In thu mnrble-polishlng busi
ness which bUs fnlr to retire Into
private life the whole outfit, with
the exceptions named. There tire u
few, like the loud-tongunl Kails, who
are especially objectionable, and
whose actions have long ago branded
them as being unfit to sit upon the
Roard. These will undoubtedly be
turned out, .but it is very likely tho
change will be even more surprising
THE MAYOR WILL DO HIS DU1Y.
A great furor has beeri raised by
people of a certain class namely,
the good persons who live around
Ashland boulevard and neighbor
hoodover tbe proposed reopening of
tho Garfield race-track. Tno good
people have seized with avidity upon
the proposition nnd converted it into
an opportunity to worry tho life out
of tho Mayor.
They have had .grievances, they
sny, and they have poured them with
unctuous rendition and rounded sen
tences into the weary tympanum
of John P. Hopkins. They assured
him they were with h!m In "this
thing" nnd "would be unto tho end."
They declared they would "stand by
tho Mayor and would support him."
No doubt thoy would until on, and
after next election day.
These high-sounding platitudes und
pleasing assurances the Mayor, no
doubt, received for what they were
worth. Like the astute and honora
ble official that he Is, Mayor Hopkins
made no rash promises, but told
those ardent "supporters" of his that
ho would consider the whole matter,
and incidentally their claims aud
protestations, and base bis decision
upon thn law.
There Is no doubt as to what
thea law Is in the case. Tho
Mayor, if he should refuse
a license, can be mandamuscd, and
the old, old fight will bo thereby
precipitated. Tbe Mayor will have
to be guided by the court's decision
In the matter, and, furthermore, up
on his own ideas of right and Justice.
Upon those aod not upon promises of
support by dyed-in-the-wool Repub
licans will tho Mayor base his action
in the premises.
ANOTHER GAUZY BUBBLE PRICKED
Tho talk of a gerrymander of the
city by the Republican Aldermen Is
slmplo bosh and absurdity.
As matters stand now, It would
seem to the ordinary observer that
tho Republicans have far and away
the best of it under the present city
apportionment Chicago is a city
that is now acknowledged to bo
Democratic by a substantial and
safe' malorlty, yet under tho
existing arrangement of the wards
tho Council Is Republican by forty
two to twenty-six. It Is difficult to
see how even a Republican commit
tee or Council can Improve upon
such a gerrymander as this, and It Is
safe to say that any attempt to do so
would be nccessarHy so outrageous as
to merit the veto of tbe Mayor. Even
on strictly party lines on a ques
tion of this kind the Republicans
could not command a full party vote,
while no Democrat would dare to
break uway on such a proposition.
Even on a straight division on party
questions, the Republicans cannot
have a two-thirds vote of the Coun
cil, and it Is therefore absolutely cer
tain there will be no redisricting ot
the city on improved Republican
LET EVANSTON ANDCHI0AG0 RE
JOICE. Evanston has declined to become
part of the city of Chicago, and tho
average free-born citizen of the big
metropolis of the West rejoices at the
fact No broad-gauge, honest voter
and tax-paycr of tho city ot Chicago
desired to have annexed this Peck
snlftlun littlo burg to this city. It
Is a hotbed of false pretenses. It
possesses colleges whero short-haired
women and long-haired men pretend
to teach morality und mathematics,
und fall. It develops foot-ball kick
ers and pugilists, dudish young men
who fight duels with their fists and
othcrwlso for tho faors of academic
young ladles, sweet girl graduates
who danco can-cans in their night
dresses for tho edification of fresh
young men who go around serenading
on Thanksgiving and Now Year's
eves, but it has not a solitary sa
loon, Evanston is hide-bound In its Re
publicanism and antl-saloonlsm.
In everything else, it is said, it is
freo and easy,
Chicago has no occasion to weep,
hut has rather some cause for grati
fication over the fact thnt Evanston
will not next fall or spring be n part
of Its body politic.
WAT REDISTRIoTINQ SCHEME.
It wos said recently thBt if the
schemo to rcdlstrlct the city was car.
rlcrt out It would have to be a fnlr
nnd Impartial change and that a ger
rymander would not bft allowed.
The mere fact thnt the Council
numbers forty-two Republicans and
only twenty-lx Democrats does not
leave a sufficient power In the hands
of tho Itcpubl leans to pass the ordi
nance oxer the Mayor's veto, as they
lack four votes of having the ncccs
cary two-thirds majority, nnd on n
party vote no Drmocnt would daro
vote against his party. For that rcn
son It was said that If thcro is a re
districting of tho city the Democrat
ic Aldermen and Democratic Mayor
would insist on having their paity
Interests protected, Tho Mayor Is
not opposed to new boundary lines,
and, In fnct, favors tho proposed
change, but will Insist thnt it be
made fairly and Impartially.
Should tho proposed chnngo take
place it would in no way affect the
boundaries of the Senatorial and Con
gressional districts, the lines for
which arc drawn by the Legislature.
Tub malodorous lawsuit nt Wash
ington has brought up the old discus
sion about the sin ot being found
out. It has, unhappily, becomo the
fashion to treat matters of this kind
'flippantly. Thcro Is noexcuHc for
such treatment, cither as a matter
or morals or from n standpoint of ex
pediency. For tho broad assertion Is
Justified thnt the man who practices
Immorality Is u fool. There is a flaw
s line where In his Intellectual make
up. His folly docs not consist In be
ing found out He may conceal his
Iniquity whether It consists In se
ducing women, In financial dlshon
cty, or in treachery to friends or
party all his life long, und still be a
fool. And, what Is more, he will
himself realize at one time or an
other that he is a fool thnt ho has
not received anything of value to
compensate, him for the los- cf his
sclf-icspect No man Is entirely
without sin of some kind. Most men,
happily, are warned from habitual
Immorality by the results of one slip.
Rut uny man can, If he will look b ick,
put his finger on some falling some
peccadillo and testify thnt it cost
him In mental suffering ten times all
the prollt or all the gratification he
derived from it. Place this single
experience against the cumu atlve ill
doing ot the habitually Immoral man,
and Imagine what his reckoning with
himself must be for be does cust up
accounts with himself. Consider tlie
shame nnd mortlllcatlonof a habitual
scoundrel left alone with himself
and decide whether the Immoral man
Is the wise man or not
The terrific row kicked up over tho
St. Gaudem medal by the Senate
World's Fair Committee moves an
Eastern contemporary to suggest that
thero should be a nailonnl art bureau
to .ass upon such matters as tho Co
lumbian medal. The suggestion docs
not appear feasible. The disagree
ments among doctors are feeble nnd
punv compared with the pitched bat
tles between artists of dllTcrent
schools. No man could hold the po
sition of chlof ot tlie proposed art
bureau for a month. Ho would favor
somo parti ;ular artistic cult or school,
and as u result u mighty roar would
go up from all the other cults and
schools demanding his lmpsachment
and removal. If he stood to his guns
his decisions would be ridiculed and
his motives questioned. His work
would be ot no value whatever, be
cause nine-tenths of the artists would
proclaim him to be an Ignoramus and
a cbarlatau. Tbe Senate committee
Is had enough, but a bureau of art
would be intlnltfly worse. Fortu
nately nebavo few occasions for the
services of such u,b,ureau.i Columbia
medals will OJt be .needed again for
a century at leust, und if the modest
minded Senators want to put trousers
on fct Gaudens' young man, they had
bettor be allowed to do it It will be
better than opening Pandora's box by
creating an art bureau.
Dismal howls come from across tho
bolder. OurCnnudian brethren arc
protesting against the arrangements
made by the Britlrh and the United
States authorities for carrying cut
tho piovlslons of the Rehrlng Fe,i
arbitration. When tho Pnrls tribu
nal flrct rendered IU decision the
Canucks rejoiced greatly. The find
ing pleased them. They saw oppor
tunities for unlimited poaching. Tho
businesslike preparations thnt are
being made to protect the seals have
caused an entire chnnge of tunc. Tho
finding of tho tribunal was wrong;
the action of the American Govern
ment is Infamous. They don't pro
poso to submit to the proposed ar
rangement. But they will, They
say they will do 'terrible thlnge, but
they don't mean it They will keep
up tho howltnif for a time, but when
It comes to uctual trouble they will
simmer down and swallow their
wrath. Thoy like to poach, but they
don't like to bo spanked, and as
spanking will surely follow any at
tempt at poaching the Canadians will
turn their attention from tho seals
to the less profitable but safer occu
pation of smuggling Chinamen into
this country at so much a head.
Iowa's celebratiou of the ninetieth
birthday of General George W. Jones
is'a pleasant bit of contemporary his
tory. Most of the great men who
have rendered distinguished services
to nations or to states are not recog
nized until they are dead, when they
arc accorded post-mortem honors
more or less satisfactory. Iowa has
Inaugurated a new depnrture nnd set
an example worthy of imitation in
bestowing upon a living benefactor
the highest honor in tho gift or tho
State. The venerable statesman, sol
dier, nnd jurist was made the guest
of the commonwealth by a special
act of the legislature, and enjoyed In
his old age ono of those triumphs
that have been too rarely nccorded
since tho dnys of ancient Rome.
There was no politics, no partisan
ship in tho celebration. It was n
spontaneous demonstration of grati
tude and nITcctlon toward a venerable
old man by tho pcoplo of the State
he had helped to found. Tho pcoplo
of Iowa have reason to be proud of
the gathering at the State House in
Dos Moines. They have done credit
to themselves in doing honor to Gen
An Increasing danger, not only to
the express companion, but to travel
ers ry rail, is to be found in tho fact
that amateurs have evidently taken
to train robbery. Tho professional
bandit of tho Younger and James
typo did his work neatly, quickly nnd
expeditiously. He killed no one
wantonly. He knew his business.
The amateur is a bungler. His mode
of operation, as shown in the at
tempted "hold-up" at Lincoln nnd
the attempted train wrecking near
Worthlngton, Minn., Is without' sys-
tern nnd without any regard for hu
man lire. Instead or Hugging the
train nnd getting control of the en
gineer the amateur seeks to cuuse a
wreck, hoping to loot the express car
in the confusion. Or he attacks
trains bearing no treasure, and hav
ing shot-men recklessly and uselessly
he retreats without any booty. His
operations aro unskillful, murderous
and unprofitable. Ho slays Innocent
people with little hope of gain, and
he should himself be slain wherever
round. He is the ass In the lion's
skin, hut more dangerous than the
When the directors of tho Chicago
Lako Street L Road voted for a
sweeping reduction of officers' salaries,
leaving tho wages of the operating
force untouched, thoy set a good ex
ample. Most corporations and espe
cially in America look upon the
salaries of the high-priced aud orna
mental officers as fixed charges, not
to bo altered or reduced under any
circumstances. When retrenchment
becomes necessary, tho first uttack Is
upon the wages of tho working forco
the men who at the best earn from
92 to 9.1 a day. The presidents and
general manngers and superintend
ents are sacred. Not oven tho awful
prospect of reducing or passing a
dividend will induce the directors
many of whom are also salaried of
ficersto begin cutting at the top.
Thoy continue to draw full pay until
n receiver Is appointed. It is cheer
ing to .notice that one corporation
has broken away from this tradition,
and its example might well bo fol
lowed by other institutions that cut
the wages of low-salaried employes
without any excuso whatever other
than a desire to take advantage of
the hard times and scarcity of work.
Old King Behanzin, though he Is
dethroned and shorn of his regal
powers, Is enjoying himself like a
Chicago boodlo alderman. Tho
French evidently consider that .tho
sanguinary cx-potentnte of Dahomey
ought to have something in exchange
fur the broad domains thoy have
filched from him. Therefore, al
though he Is confined In the fortres
of Martinique, he Is allowed tohavo
four of bis wives with him, he is al
lotted 12,000 francs a year for Inci
dental expenses, and he gets drunk
every night of his life on the best
brandy the island can supply. Such
a lot in life is In strong contrast with
that of the ex-King of Gruvesend.
who js allowed no wives, no Income
and no brandy, and who has to work
hard everyday. The two cases illus
trate the difference between the
Frenchand the American method or
dealing1 with kings. Tbe French
have not yet divested themselves or
a superstitious reverence fur royalty.
The Americans have.
Nkw JKHsEY'"llghtnlng" has popu
larly been supposed to produce the
most completely paralyzing "Jag" In
tho hrletoit space ot time of any liquid
on earth. But It has fade I to satisfy
the demands of tho bibulous citizens
of that State, aud now tho pop ilar
drunk is tho "paregoric drunk," und
that mosquito country Is full or It
Paregoric contains both alcohol and
opium, and tho victim of this new
habit enjoys the double sensation of
hilarity nnd sweet unconsciousness
beyoLd all measure. Of course, there's
a great difference in the morning,
hut this has not stayed tho growth of
the habit, and tho Mayor of Plain
field has been compelled to Issue a
proclamation forbidding tho general
sale of tho stuff. '
Fhomit demand by the State De
partment for explanation of firing on
a ship under tho American flag has
brought from Honduras apology In
stead ot explanation. No explana
tion was possible that would not
have made apology its sequence. The
llttjo braggart of Central America
will exerclso more discretion und
less valor next time it wants to take
a political refugee off a vessel flying
Undo. Sam's colors.
Evkkv time the new 13-inch gun
is fired it costs Undo Sam 1700, If
it hits an enemy,' however, we get
considerably more than ourmoney's
HERE THEY ARE.
Following are the candidate
spoken of for various offices to date
Walker. Joel M. Longenecker.
J. Frank Aldrith.
Clayton F Crafts. W. J, Campbell,
John McCarthy. Farlln Q, Sail.
J. U. Ii Ice. Lorln C. Collins.
C. 8. Deneen.
Chas. W. I'artrltlge.
. THIRD DISTIIICT,
Lawrence E, MeUann. Marcus 1'otlssky,
m .. .. rOUBTH DISTRICT.
Kysn. Joseph K. Jlldwlll.
Thomas i Cussck. Itobcrt L. Martin.
! WBiif ;''llnonev Jsmes 1,. Campbell.
J. C. McShane?
John II. Parker.
?,wa.'1 T. Noonan. Frank Itlddle.
A. C. Ilnrbt row. W. D. Kent.
L. H. Cnmmlngs.
Albert Phelsn. (1 corse 8. Wllllts.
C.T'ltlnr'Kek. odfrey L.nghenry.
f.. w a . .""VKOTH DISTRICT.
J.fn,S..a ,h.9dy. Chsr.es O. Neelev.
Mintln o. Hexton.
Henry h. Ht:i.
Hamuel n. Raymond.
James A. Sexton
J. It. II. Van Cleave.
Joseph K. nidw ell.
John A. ftaAlr .
lloger C. Hulilvan.
John c. Hcbubert.
Fred H Marsh.
James II. Farrell.
DeWltt C. Cregler.
. Oeo. Htrnckman.
County Superintendent of Hehmils.
W. W. Specr. Orville T. Ilrlght.
'resident County Hoard.
Marks Swarts. George Strackman.
Thorns A. Smyth. John J. Badenoch.
I. C, Desmond.
Frank Scale. John II. Parker.
James Maher. Wm. K. Clarke, Jr.
Austin O. Sexton. Canute It. Matson.
Frsux W. nnnir.
u, , ifonncii. i. ii. msuee.
Farlln . Hall.
C. K. Crulkshank.
C. H. Deneen.
Austin A. Csnsvsn.
C. s. Harrow.
i ni. i. laige.
Judge I'rnt-atp Court.
'; ? ' w"- C. C. Kohlsaat.
English. John 11. Parker.
' P. 9nnMn?Ke. Alfred Cowles, Jr.
H. H. Jampolis. tieoruo Has.
Francis L llorton. John A. Henry.
Francis T, Colby.
Henry Ilaab. Henry Wulff.
John C. Hcbubert. Kdgar llawley.
i.h!,.",.Kcrn; .. t'h- T. Cherry.
Martin Kuerlcli. -Smith D. Atkins.
Superintendent of I'iiMIo Inatrurtlon.
I'rof. Clcndcnln. Prof. Ilenedlct.
Robert Llndbtom, Frnest Fcckcr. Jr.
r.dward 8. Itrever.
neorge A. Weiss.
Uen. It, J. smith.
'.. I'. Hrosseau.
P. II. ltlce.
jti. ii. madden.
m. It. Kerr.
James II. (lllbcrt.
W m. It. Kerr.
D. II. KochersperRer.
Erall Hoeehster. H. W. Ttiderburg.
John O. Nentnelster.
James C. Strain.
Dsniel D. Healv.
V.. II. OrUits.
A. O. Cooper.
I'rolmtv Court Clerk.
' BtoH. John A. Hedgwlok.
It. C. Sullivan. Thos. W. Sennott.
It. K. Burke. , , William Lorlmer.
FeterJ. MeOlnnlss. Patrick McUrath.
A. o. Cooper.
Clerk Criminal Court.
John C. Schubert. Noyes L. Thompson.
John V.. llnnna.
v. Muumrr. I'uiiin nnoDi.
K. J. Mairenitadt.
Wm F. O'hesme.
Wm. J. O'Neill.
It. Horsey Patton.
A coHitKHPONDKNT protests ogulnst
the statement made In many news
papers that tho "strikers" In tho Con
nellsvillo coke region of Pennsylvania
are Hungarians. That their ranks
may have contained a few Hungari
ans is not denied, but ho says the
great majority of the men are Slavs
and Croatlans, the latter being tho
result of Slavic admixture with
other elements. The strikers were
gathered from tho outskirts of Hun
gary, and do not properly belong to
tho Magyars, nor should they bo
classed with them. As a matter of
national pride It is well to draw the
distinction, but tho statement docs .
not alter tho, fact that tho conduct
of the strikers was in lino with the
barbarous disregard for thn rights of
others which obtained among most
human beings in the fifth century.
"Old SunscuiDER" i writing to
tho St Louis papers complaining bit
terly that stumps and growing trees
aro allowed to obstruct the middle ot
tho streets of tho Mound City. This
Is worse than any ono outside of St
Louis dreamed of. It is true that
reports have, come from that city of
large crops of bay on Olive street,
and It was well known that the cow
ordinance was bitterly antagonized
by leading- citizens. But no one,
without tho evldonco of the St Louis
newspapers themsolves, would have
credited tlie statement that forests
were springing up in the thorough
fares of tho Missouri metropolis. It
Is too bad. Tho financial depression
must have hit St Louis an awful
It seems that tho Emporois upou
whom the peace oi Europe depends
have not been talking of disarming.
Tho interview which announced their
intention to disperse their armies
and remit tho overwhelming taxes
was apocryphal. They aro us much
disposed as ever to fly at each other's
throats If It becomes necessary. But
their immense armaments enable
tHem to exact small compromises
from each other in trade and in poli
tics without fighting, and so they
keep them at full strength through
long periods of peace.
Skciietauv MoitTON,has finally ap
pointed an agrostologlst, and busi
ness will begin to pick up at once.
This country has simply been wait
ing until an agrostologlst was solcct-'
cd. It will now take oil its coat,
spit on Its bands and proceed to
boom. It Is remarkable that no one
has had sense enough to soo that an
agrostologlst was tho only thing nec
essary for a complete rovlval of In
dustry. SBBnctsneinam '
When a child does anything objec
tionable it inevitably "occurs to it
mamma tbit It is Just like its father,
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