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WAR UTI
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.Vc?" Yt
In case pf a warbctw< t*ti the I 'nit??!
Stati s and Spain tin; island . <"uba
would bc freed from Spanish rule
much mor?! easily than is fr' !" ::l"-v
imagined. This country would not
need to s< t.il a aire anny t< the is
land t" tight th?' Spaniard: in tlic
Held. Neither Would it need to hom
? ard Mahalia nor attack it in any other
way. I'erhaps thc uar would end as
far as Cuba is concerned, without thc
Americans Uring a single shot cithei
!.y ?and or sea. Though these -tat
H . nt- may nt hist appear astonishing,
they are the mere logical Conclusion
to be derived from thc knowledge of
the real state .ii affairs in th< ?trug
eli nv island.
The Spaniards with au army of lo".
'?.Mu im n. ..{" which not ?Kl.OOO arc rec
ular troops, all that is left of the ??00,
".(? soldiers sent from Spain since
lsjir?, and decimated hy hattie and
sickness, control only the seaports
and the strongly I'ortilicd towns of thc
interior. The country from east to
west is in thc hands of the insurgents.
Thc eastern part <?f thc island, includ
ing Santiago ile (Juba and I'ucrto
Principe, is held by thc (J aha ti gener
als, Calixto (jarcia. Jesus Kabi aud
Lope Kccio Loynaz. There thc Cu- ?
bans arc stronger than in any other ?
section of the island. They have in j
these two provinces 20,000 men at j
least, armed and with plenty of am- j
munition. There they hold the Span- j
ish columns in constant check, and j
the reecnt defeats of (?en. Pando in j
Santiago dc Cuba, at the entrance of j
thc Canto river, and of (?en. Jimenez
fastid?anos at ba Esperanza, almost
within sight of I'uerto Principe city,
phew conclusively what thc power of ?
.L. i '..i_:.. ?t.n .?
Hiv: ? nu a u.~ lil in eui. Uilal.
The central part of the island, that j
is to say, the province of Santa Clara, j
is controlled by lien. .Maximo (ionic/.
Thc Cuban commander-in-chief has at
least 10,000 men there under his or
ders, with Carrillo, Montcagudo, Al
varez and several others as subordi
nate commanders.
There are about 5,000 insurgents in
thc provinces of Mantanzas and Ha
bana. This is where the Cubans art;
weakest, the Spanish fortified towns
being nearer to one another and the
Spanish army more numerous. But
nevertheless they have strength
enough to keep up a very lively guer
rilla warfare, raiding almost daily the
most important tOWUi and making
damning attacks on thc outskirts ot
Habana city itself. The recent death
of their plucky leader, Ccu. Arangu
rcn, has not abated their ardor, (?en.
Betancourt, Gen. Alejandro Rodri
guez, (jen. Rafael de Cardenas, and
Coli. Davaios, Collazo and others are
cutting out a great deal of work every
day for thc Spanish and guerrilla* in
thc Habana and Mantan zas provinsse. ?
Pinar del Hio province, the western
extremity, is a Cuban stronghold.
Thc Cubans there arc as .trong as in
Santa Clara and hold thc long and im
pregnable chain of mountains extend
ing through the province. They do
not allow the Spaniards to get out of
their towns, lieus, helgado and Du- '.
casi arc the principal Cuban leaders in
that province.
The result of this situation is that
the Spaniards cannot exist on the pro
ducts of the country in any part of
the island. The country near thc
towns was laid waste by ??cn. Weyler
and the gaunt spectre of famine stalks
all over Cuba. The extermination of
thc peaceable inhabitants by hunger
is going on rapidly. All these tacts
are too notorious to be denied ut this
time. The reconeentradoi, or HOU
cembstaats. starve ?ud die hv thau*
and? ealy because the country na
which they exclusively depend, is not
producing food. The insurgents keep
zones af cultivation of their own,
where they raiie vecetables aad stare
their cattle, but they do aat divide
their previsions with th? usn-com
bataats, ?or da they allow vegetables
to be caised er cattle kept by any oae
but themselves, because it is their
peliay to prevent the Spaaisb army
from obtaining any kiad af resources
in the country.
The Spanish army, therefere, ex
clusively depeuds upaa the provisions
imported from abroad. Hiee, beaat
sad fleur they reeeiva from Spain.
Meat for the inhabitant! of the sea*
ports they obtaia from Mexico and
Florida. The 150,000 Spaniards un- j
?1er arms exclusively depena upon I
steamers loaded with provisions from
abroad that enter the Cuban ports.
Not a potato comes into the city of
Habana from the country. The milk
ii almost all condensed and itnpoitcd i
from the Knited States. Kggs and'
vegetable- are from I'lerida. And j
what is still more important, on ac- |
count of the great financial distress in 1
Habana, the importing merchants do j
not keep a lar-je stock of provisions, i
?f the imports are stopped the entire
supply of food in Habana will be ex- j
haunted by the 200,0011 inhabitants of j
the city in less than a week.
Suppose now that a war is declared
one of these days. Th?' United States
\
IJ SPAIN,
?ul? 1 SI i: i j ?< - Its ( 1< ? ii rs? *
(.'SI \ I t s.
uk /iii /i.
in that ease has only ?.< blockade th?
seaports of Cuh:i to starve out the
whole Spanish army ami that without
landing a single man mi the ?shuni.
The Spaniards will -imply bo com
pelled to mirrctider I.' ' ansi' nf the
lack of food.
To pp yent i!" possibility that they
11 j i i_? ?11 make ;i 'i< spcratc effort inland
t.. OV?T| I.?J insurgents and get
their . vegctabh uni other prousions,
something miel L !>'. done easily,
Kl
.ai. kly and at om e. 1 here are many
seaport- i I sonni im, Ttanco in ? ba
absolutely defenseless from thc sea
side. Cardenas, for instance, in thc
province of Mantan/.as, on the north
ern coast, i- one of them, (.'arder?as
was taken in I Slit hy the insurgent
Nar?i>o Lopez with a iiaudful <>j
Americans mi board a small merchant
vessel. Since then no fort capable of
: resisisting a cannon shot has been
built there. The Ano ricans can lir?Icl
! Cardenas and from there communicate
with thc insurgents in the country.
;lna short time thc whole Cuban ai my
! may bc well armed by them and se
cure -"inc cannon to attack the inland
towns. If without such munitions
i and with thc ?m?nense risk-and di Iii
I ciilty they incur in seining scanty
supplies from thc feeble filibustering
expeditions they not only hold their
own against Spain, but actually im
prison thc Spaniards in their forts and
cities it is obvious that possessing war
appliances which will place them in
this respect on thc same footing as
thc Spaniards themselves, they will
exterminate all thc Spanish columns
daring to leave their fortified places
and eventually in\cst them in thc
principal cities.
With st single dynamite e.un of
small calibre, and with thc three or
four thousand rifles received by him
from several small expeditions sent
from thc I knited States, (?eu. (Jarcia
has driven thc Spaniards from the
greater part of thc province of Santi
ago dc Cuba.
It is a fact, which even Spanish di
plomacy will not dare to deny, that if,
instead of hampering the Cubans in
the United States in their work of
sending expeditious lo their brethren;
if instead of prosecuting them in so
drastic a manner as was done during
the administration of Mr.- Cleveland;
if. instead of keeping, at an enormous
cost to this country, thc American
navy and police watching the Cuban
Junta and its agents, the Cubans
herc had been unmolested, thc possi
bility which now confronts us of an
international war would not exist.
The Cubans, with no uiore than 40,
000 men in tho field, and with all the
odds against them, have proved in
three years that they are more than a
match for Spain. With a regular and
ample supply of war materials, they
ca? free their island without any
other help from abroad.
In a war between Spain and the
United States it is beyond doubt that
the whole Cuban army would be on
the American side. There is no doubt
cither, that we would give them all
thc- rifles, cartridges and cannon they
need. They would then take care of
the land operations. Wc would only
need to blockade the Spaniard.- by the
sea and let them starve.
Of course, the Spaniards would
make au attempt with their navy to
break that blockade. The contest
would then only be a naval one. Hut
with their capitol only eighty miles
from Key West, and sixty miles from
Dry Tortugas, which would probably
be thc center of our naval operations,
is it reasonable to suppose that the
Spaniards ceuld relieve Habana either |
by stealth or hy force? In a few ?lay?
the proud Spanish stronghold, with
its Cabaaa fortress and its Morro
Castle, with its mined hay aad its
faunas torpedoes, weald ho at our
taercy, and not very aiueh blood
wo?ld be shed.
_- um ?*>? m
-- THere has jast been received at
the Maryland Academy of Sciences
tho skeletuB of aa Indias seven feet
tall. It was diaeovered ?ear Antic
tass seme time ago. There aro now
skeletons of three powerful* jadiaas at
tho Academy who, at ene time io
their wildaess, roamed over the State
of Mary laid armed with such instru
ments as nature gave them, or that
their limited ?kill taught them to
make. Two of these skeletons be
longed to individuals evidently r?f gi
gantiu size. The vertebra" and bones
of the le.irs are nearly as thick as
those of a horse, and thc length nf
\ the long bunns exceptional. The
skulls are of tine proportion-, ample,
and with walls nf moderate thickness,
! but of great strength, and stiffened
behind by a pow.-ifni occipital ridge.
The curves of thc forehead are not
retreating, suggesting intelligence,
and connected with jaws of moderate
development.
- Thc mind, like thc lens, may be
concave and scatter brain power or
convex and concentrate it.
- The man is usually in the right
who owns himself in the wrong
THE PERFECT AGE.
i
Is lt Duly When Vonni: 'Flint Women
Mny He Charming .'
Girlhood is u charming period.
We have so lone recognized t li i.-s
faet that when we realize it is past,
that never again can youth he ottered
a- ari excuse Tor ignorance ?>r folly,
111t dimple muslin frocks are not
quite as becoming that instead of
making us look as fresh ?in roses they
<'!JI absurdly youthful - it is then
that we who ar>- women begin to think
of how sad a thing it is to really grow
old.
ll wo are sensible, wc do ?ot wish
to have it seem that we fear weare
growing old. and try to still appear
girlish !>y dressing in girlish fashion.
In fact, we Hy to thc other extreme
and dress too soberly. It does not
tak'' II- lon:.' to pass this sober period.
No woman ?-un alford to believe herself
passe, w.: mutter how much others may
think her so.
Hut what is the "perfect age?'*
This i? au old question, you know,
but, however often asked, it always
brings new answers.
In the ''lighter novels" the heroines
arc all quite young girls. In those of
the ' deeper" class it is the mature
woman that thc novelist chooses to
depict emotions. We have confidence
in the mature woman. When she
laughs we laugh with her. because we
feel that she has really found some
thing worth laughing about. When
she weeps we weep with her. because
we know that tears do not come as
readily to the mature woman's eyes as
they do to younger ones less used to
grief. And when she loves-when
she loves, we say "that is a woman's
love. It is the love of a limetimc."
"A woman's love." There is a di
vinity about that, isn't there?
When hearts are young they arc
easier healed, (?od made them so.
As each year fiasses it teaches its les
son. Is it any wonder, then, that
many women as they have grown older
have grown more fascinating? I'ink
cheeks ami laughing eyes are not all
that make womanhood charming.
The women who have fascinated
men of genius have, a? a rule, been
women who have feen their girlhood
slip away ; maybe, loo, with a sigh
and a Lear, for il is so romantic to be
young!
The two recent biographies of Lord
Tennyson and Elizabeth Barrett
Browning reveal a fact that is rather
remarkable.
K lizabeth was 40 years oldaud in ill
health, when she astonished herfamiiy
hy literally arising from a sick couch
and cloping with llobcrt Browning,
and all the world has known, loug ere
this, that theirs was one of thc hap
piest of marriages.
Tennyson first met his wife when
she waa a slim little girl of 17. This
was in IH'IO. when many girls of that
age were brides. Six years later
Miss Sellwood was then 23-there was
an engagement between them. This
was broken off because of lack of
means to marry on. Tennyson was de
pendent upon his widowed mother,
and suffered from poverty until 1850,
when he received enough from his
....Ullol.n. o . ~ ._I. " l- :_I*. 1_
Puu.iS.iCio vO UlSnii ?vi iituisvil a UUI11C
Though it was 20 years since he had
first met the woman who won his love,
when he agaiu met uer in a friend's
house he found in the woman cf 37 all
the charm that in the girl of 17 had
thrilled his heart. Again he propos
ed, was accepted and they were imme
diately married. And 'they lived
happy over after," for it is a matter of
record that the great poet was su
premely happy with his charming and
intellectual wife.
Lord Beaeonsficld's marriage was a
happy one, though his wife, who was
a widow when hs nsarr.cJ ncr, waa
many years older than himself.
Napoleon really laved but one wo
man-Josephine-though he was di
vorced from her, but for State reasons.
fShe was 33 when be married ber, and
that, for a creole, was quite middle-age
At 4t?, when he divorced her, she was
still so attractive that Napoleon ad
mired her above all women and never
forgot ber. Kyen after bis marriage
to t.ouise he called af tea ta aee her.
Among other famous woman who
havo aarried their leoks over the hill,
there is Kllen Terry, who ia said hy
I those who have known ber*.since her
; childhood to be more beautiful at 50
I years of age tbaa she waa at 30. But
I Ki len Terry has that rare oharm of
j graciousness that will keep har young
forever.
J Another celebrated stage woman,
Mme. Mars, the French tragedienne,
is said to have been as beautiful at OT?
years of age as in her youthful days
It is stated that Ninon I'Knglos,
who was the idol of three generations,
received a declaration of love on her
eightieth birthday. She was 72 years
old when the Abbe Karats fell in love
with her.
Mme. de Mainteuou was -13 years of
age when she wedded Louis XIV.
At 3(5 years af ago, and for many
years afterward, Diane do Poitiers was
considered one of thc most beautiful
\ women in the court of France.
It has been told so many times that
perhaps everybody knows it that Cleo
palra was past when sh* enslaved
Mark Antony and Judd his h"ait c.na
tive until her death, 10 years later.
Helen of Trey was over 40 when her
world-famous elopement occurred, and
Ki years later, when the fortunes of
war restored .Menelaus to her, she was
still thc same delightful woman.
What is thc little matter of 10 years?
Aspasia was :)?'? years of agc when
wedded to Pericles, and at titi she was
still beautiful, so the story goes.
Mme. Kccamier when "il was de
clared thc mo.-t' beautiful woman in
all Europe. When her wealth was
gone and she retired to the Abbaye
aux Dois, though an old woman, her
admirers, of both sexes, showed no
signs of falling off. When, at the
time of her death, some one asked
(Jui/ot what was the secret of this
wonderful woman's charm, he an
swered, "Sympathy! sympathy!''
ls this the keynote of a woman s
deathless ( harm? Maybe it is.
A longer list of notable names
could bc made -names of women
whose lives have proved the truth
of the remark that a charming woman
knows no age, but I think these few
interesting ones are enough, Dut
they furnish no definite answer to
''What is the perfect age?"
There may be no certain agc that is
the perfect enc. If there really was,
it would but add to our discontent.
As it is, what a cheering thing to have
proof-and history is full of it-that
age has but little to do after all with
our power to please. Youth may bc
beautiful and glorious to look upon.
But youth and beauty are so fleeting
-keep both as long as you may, but
know always that even when these are
gone there id still much that may be
left that thc world of men-and the
world of women-are fascinated by.
Old women have gone out of fash
ion. Every wise women says to her
self nowadays, ''A woman is only as
old as she feels, no matter how old
she may look."
An English physician, Sir James
Sawyer, one of the best known of his
profession, propounds the "nineteen
commandments," which I append, for
health and beauty. Keep these, he
says, and you may live fora century:
1. Eight hours' sleep.
2. Sleep on your right side.
3. Keep your bedroom window open.
4. Have a mat at your bedroom
door.
f). Do not have your bedstead
against the wall.
6. No cold tub in the morning, but
a bath the temperature of the body.
7. Exercise before breakfast.
H. Eat little meat and sec that it is
weii cooked.
it. Drink no milk.
10. Eat plenty of fat, to feed the
cells which destroy the diseased
germs.
11. Avoid intoxicants, which de
stroy those cells.
12. Daily exercise in ' the open air.
13. Allow no pet animals in your
living rooms. They are apt to carry
about disease germs.
14. Live in the country if you can.
15. "Watch the three D's-drinking
water, damp and drains.
lt>. Have change of occupation.
17. Take frequent and short holi
days.
io I :_ii._L!,j... i
io. uiiuit jruui uuiuiouu, aim
l?>. Keep your temper.
These rules sound prosaic-it is
quite a step down from romance to
health rules, but "health is beauty."
To be truly charming one 'must have
good health. Invalids, too, have
gone out of fashion.-Marj/aret Han
nis, in St. /jonis Rtpulilic. .
Returning With His ?cud.
ST. JOSEPH, Mt?., March 5.-John
A. Cowden, who drove through this
city t?-dsy ou his way from Wallace
County, Kansas, to Winfield, Iii., is
probably making as sad a journey ac
was ever undertaken by mortal man.
Nene knew that the stained and tat
tered canvas-covered wagon sheltered
th? dead, and that the bodies of
Cewden's wife and two children were
being taken by him from a one? happy
home to their old home ia Illinois for
interment. The nature of the load
whioh th? ponies had dragged across
the treeless State of Kansas was acci
dentally discovered when Cowden
stopped before an un de risker's place
to obtain some assistance.
H? said he went West ten years
ago and took a farm in the extreme
western tier of Kansas courtier. His
wife made the journey with him, and
their children were born on their now
claim. They managed t? make both
ends meet, and last fall were hopeful
that better times were in sight. Then
misfortune came. In November tire
destroyed their home and almost their
all. In the wretched dugout in whioh
they were foroed to take refuge thc
two children sickened and died, and
were buried on the banks of thc
Smoky.
In despair. Cowden and his wife
decided to go back to their old home
iu the East and take thc remains of
the little ones with them. This, they
reasoned, could he done lu the winter,
when the freezing atmosphere of the
wind-swept plains would almost petrify
the bodies before starting. Thc Solo
mon Uiver was crossed -at Dclphos, u
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little mure than half the distance to
the Missouri Ki ver, when Mis. Cowden
succumbed to thc exposure and priva
tions of the trip and died within
twenty-four hours. They were in
camp on the prair.'C, tar from any
town, and where medical aid could
not be secured. When it became evi
dent to her that the end was near she
begged for one more look at the faces
of her children. Thc husband took
the lids from the boxes and, lifting
his wife in his arms, he held her gent
ly within touch of the forms of thc
children. The coffin lids were re
placed, and that evening the mother
died. Her body was wrapped in blan
kets and was hauled to a small town,
where a box was secured, and then the
old man with his silent company drove
wearily on. He avoided all but the
smallest hamlets, fearing that he
would be prevented from continuing,
but, crossing the Missouri on the
bridge at this point, his passage
through St. Joseph was unavoidable.
The undertaker kept the mournful
traveller's secret until he was well
beyond the jurisdiction of the health
authorities.-.-SV. Loutit (Hobe-Demo
crat.
Au Unexampled Death Koli.
Never in the whole history of the
i 'n i ted States has there been a naval
catastrophe so destructive to human
life as the wreck of the Maine.
Not only is this true of the years of
peace, but it is true of the years of
v/ar. More brave men went down
with thc burned and shattered hulk of
our nable armor-clad on Tuesday night
than have perished in any single sea
fight of the Republic. Thc bloodiest
day in our naval history was that fatal
8th of March, 1802, when the iron
mailed Merrimac came into Hampton
Hoads and crushed successively the
fiuVat.fi Congress and the sleep of -war
Cumberland. Though these two ships
were defended with extraordinary
heroism, hurling their last defiant
broadsides at their impregnable foe
just as the flames and the waves over
whelmed them, the deaths on neither
vessel were equal to those on the
Maine. The Congress lost 130 out of
J & completest of 434; the Cumberland
1 ?20 out of 370.
Strange as it may seem, the dead of
thc Maine outnumber several times
over all the men'who fell in the Union
fleet at Farragut's first great victory
of New Orleans. Thirty-seven officers
and sailors gave up their lives in that
fierce night battle on the Mississippi.
One hundred and forty-five perished
in the fiercer encounter of Mobile Bay,
but ninety-three of these sank at their
posts with the torpedoed monitor
Tecumseh. Only 20 fell in Admiral
Porter's first attack on Fort Fisher,
on December 24 and 25, 1804, and 82
was thc total loss of the fleet in the
second and victorious combat.
Not only is the death roll of the
Maine greater than that of any sea
battle which the United States has
fought, but it is greater than that of
any hattie save one of the British
navy in the past hundred years. The
British loss was somewhat larger at
Trafalgar, reckoning thc casualties of
the entire fleet, but no single ship
aufferad mora than a fraetien of the
lass which the Maina sustained by
thia terrible explosion. Nelson's flag
ship, the Victory, waa under fire for
five hours, and waa reduced to a mero
wreek, but har killed were enly 5? out
of a full crew of 600. At tba battle
of tba Nile the Bellerophon^ whieh
was moat out up of all of Nelson'a
ships, lost 49 mea out of 584, aad
the whole fleet lost 213. Jarvis won
hia Karldom at Cape St. Vincent with
a loss of 73 men, and 213 fell on tba
British aide at Camperdown.
From these renord* of the past the
American people can realise more viv
idly the true measure of the sacrifice
whieh their nary has offered up in the
harbor of Havana.- ih*tnn Aifrer?
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- "I don't think you should marry
against the wishes of your paretitB."
"Why not? They didn't marry to
please me."
Dou't annoy other? by your cough
ing, nod rink your life by neglecting a
coid. Kin* Minute Cough ?ure curae
coughs, cold?, croup, grippe and all
throit and lung troubles. Evans Phar
macy
- Whatever you have to do, do it
with all your might. Many a lawyer
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with a will.
There are tbiee little things which do
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and Dewitt's Little Early Risers, the last
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- ''It's bad," said Uncle Kben,
"fob er man ter excuse a boy fob
bein' as foolish at 18 years ob age as
he wah hisse'f at 25."
Children and adults tortured by barns,
scalds, ini ut ie?, eczema or skin diseases,
muy secure instant relief by using De
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- Apropos of the Maine disaster,
it is well to remember that thc less an
opinion is worth the more flippantly
is it expressed.
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or better way to (in it than by recom- i
mending One Minute Cough Cure asa
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low neglected colds. Evan- P?artnaoy.
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