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THE DAILY DEMOCRAT
Edw. S. Barter Frei W. Gtyer
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President J AMIS V.WIUB
Vice-President A-T. Paige
Secretary .... J"t" " y?S
EDW. 8. HAMWt JSO. MoNAMABA
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TO TELEPHONE THE DEMOCRAT CALL
SATURDAY, JULY 29
rvwrwov win iio n rrrfiiit, demonstra-
tion at Detroit in honor of the home
coming of Secretary Alger,
Michigan's discredited hero. It is
safe to predict that Senator McMil
lan will not bo chairman of the
The Democrat congratulates
Postmaster L. S. Ebright and his
official family upon getting into their
now home, erected by Uncle Sam,
today. Akron's postal facilities
under tho administration of Dr.
Ebright and bis staff of efficient
clerks and carriers are excelled by
no other city's in the State, and
there is reason to hope for even bet
ter service now that new quarters
have been provided.
Petitions for the removal of Pen
sion Commissioner H. Clay Evans
are being circulated among pension
agents and influential veterans, and
already more than 6,000 signatures
have been attached. Corporal Tan
ner is directing tho opposition to
Evans. The charge against the Pen
sion Commissioner is that he has
been unfair to veterans. As Presi
dent McKinley is well-pleased with
the administration of the pension
department, it is not very likely that
Evans will have to go.
Mb. J. W. Dusenbury, Director
of Safety, seems to be the Alger of
Mayor Swartz's cabinetat Columbus.
The Mayor wants to send him into
the wilderness, but doesn't know
just how to go about it. Dusenbury
has made a statement under oath
that he was offered ?2,000 if he would
not interfere with gambling in
Columbus. This claim has made
some of the intimate friends of the
Mayor feel very uncomfortable. If
Swartz is wise he will lose no time
calling in Vice President Hobart to
mend his cabinet quarrels.
Adjt. GEX.AsLiSE'has issued an
order forbidding the performance of
special police duty by state troops at
Cleveland, and the Governor has
sustained him in bis position. This
means that the soldiers shall not
ride on the cars of the Big Consoli
dated company for the purpose of
protecting them; that the troops,
shall not interfere unless the civil
authorities are clearly unable to pro
tect the company's property and
suppress rioting along the line. "The
position taken by Axline and Bush
nell is weak and pusillanimous,"
says the Cleveland Leader. "It is
so obviously a demagogical play for
political purposes as to be disgust
ing." Most people had thought,
from reading the Leader during the
Hanna Senatorial contest, that
Bushnell and Axline were out of
On Charge Made By Grocers' Asso
Thomas Brannan of Talhnadge,
has been arrested at the instigation
of P. P. Cherry, secretary of the Ak
ron Retail Grocers' association. Ho
is charged with peddling without a
Jerry Gillen and John Barry are
locked -up at the city prison on
charges of intoxication.
To Foundry Men.
Durango, Mexico, July 29, 1899.
To the Supt. of the Foundry De
partment: Dear sir: We desiro to establish
an agency at Akron, Ohio, and it
will give us pleasure and you satis
faction to allow us to express to you
a sample keg of hundred kilos of our
new Ferro-Nickel Manganese Cal
cium Fluoride for trial in cupola and
This alloy, like yeast not an expen
sive article, gives new life to the
metal in purity, ductility and soft
ness. Upon receipt of this, please tele
graph at once to our exclusive Sole
Agents Messrs. Stahlkneeht & Cia.
Bankers, Durango, Mexico, for a
trial sample keg alloy, which we will
be pleased to forward to you imme
diately by Wells, Fargo & Co.'s Ex
press direct to your foundry. Twenty-four
page illustrated catalogue
Awaiting your immediate reply,
we are yours faithfully servants.
Howard Chemical Works, agents,
will ship from St. Louis, Mo., U.S.A.
The National Ore & Reduction Co.
Durango, Mexico, P. O. box 8.'!.
Steamer for L.L. park 8 and 1 daily.
NOTHING TO ASK.
Local Street Car Men Thoroughly
Satisfied With Conditions.
The regular meeting Fricay night
of the local street car employes
union was well attended, but little
other than routine business occupied
the attention of the members.
The Cleveland strike was discussed
but no action was taken in reference
A member of the union said Satur
"We have, as yet, liad no occasion
for taking any action in reference to
the Cleveland strike. The strike
has not in any way interfered with
us. Of course we are in sympathy
with the men, but being at peace
with the local companies by which
we are employed we have nothing to
ask or expect."
Left a High Grade Bicycle at Ma
One day last summer a stranger
came to the machine shop of J. K.
Williams with a high grade bicycle
which ho said needed repair.s
Ho left before his name could be
learned and no tag was placed on the
wheel. When an inspection was
made of the bicycle it was found that
there was nothing wrong with it.
The bicycle was almost new, hav
ing been ridden very little. Mr. Wil
liams held the bicycle until this
week, no one ever calling for it. He
has now disposed of the machine.
The fact that it was never called for
lead him to believe that it had been
stolen, although lip could find no
claimant for it.
Pays Four Per Cent.
Thn Evans Bnildinc & Loan Asso-
niofinn naro fmir llflr fpnf. on p.ertifi-
cates or deposit if left 30 days or
over, .tor particulars appiy at uuico
over Ko. 116 South Howard St., Ak
Pouchot, Hunsicker fc Co. are re
ceiving today 300 stoves purchased
Akron leads Youngstown by more
than $150,000 in bank clearances for
the last week. Ohio cities are re
ported as follows: Akron, $378,800:
Youngstown, $220,377; Canton $208,-
400; Springfield, $280,026.
Card of Thanks.
I desire to extend my sincere
thanks to the many friendB and
neighbors for their kindness during
the sickness and death of my hus
band, R. F. Cah ill; also to the
U.V.TJ. lodge and to the neighbors
for their floral offerings.
MBS. MABY E. CAHIIili.
Redinqkb To Mr. and Mrs. M.
H. Redinger, 106 Vine St., Monday,
July 24, a sou. ,
ZelIjER To Mr. and Mrs. B. F.
Zeller, 118 Johnston St., Tuesday,
July 25, a son.
Brimston To Mr. and Mrs. Ar
thur Brimston, 241 Furnace st., Tues
day, July 25, a daughter.
Kline To Mr. and Mrs. F. N.
Kline, 122 Sherman St., Thursday,
July, 20, a daughter.
Callahan To Mr. and Mrs.
John Callahan, 30S Thornton St.,
Tuesday, July 25, a sod.
Canal boat "Favorite" was tied up
at Lock No. 1 Friday morning with
an attachment served by Constable
Joseph Limric. The attachment
was issued in Justice Hoffman's
court to J. G. Burton.
Some Orti.itli ltt.i to ICe-KulJsl.
Washington, July 29 Lieutenant
Colonel Plummer, who is organizing
the Twenty-fifth iufautry, telegraphed
to tho war department that a number
of the men from the Second Oregon de
sired to enlist in tho regiment and re
turn to the Philippines if they could be
granted 30 days' furlough. The fur
lough has been authorized by the war
department to such mon as desiro to
llatiifia Health Comlltluus lmntoed.
Washington. July 2!). In a private
letter from General Ludlow, in Havana,
to a friend in this city, he said that the
health conditions of the city are such
as to leave the doctors without employ
ment to a great extent. The 2,200
troops in the Havana command are in
Said He Was Thrown From a Train.
Bkthlehem, Pa., July 29. Declaring
to a priest ou his death bed that he was
thrown from a Reading railroad trsun
by a man believed to be a brakeinan,
17-year-old Joseph McCarthy died at
hospital from injuries sustained near
Toral anil Others to Be Tried.
Madrid, July 29. The trial of Gen
erals Toral and Bareja and others for
surrendering Santiago de Cuba will be
gin on Monday beforo a supremo court
martial and is expected to occupy six or
seven sittings of the court.
Marines Ordered to Cuvlte.
Washington, July 29. The navy de
partment has ordered a battalion of
marines, 258 in all, to proceed to Mauila
and take station at the Oavito navy
yard, to reinforce the small contingent
World's V. C. T. U. Convention.
New York; July 29. The fifth bien
nial convention of the World's Women's
Christian Temperance union, it is an
nounced, will meet in Edinburgh, Scot
land, Moutlay, June 25, 1900. The ex
ecutive committee will bo held on Fri
day, ju:io 23.
Carpet-Baggers Arrayed Ne
groes Against Whites.
CAXDLER 0 TUE RACE PROBLEM.
Another Element Are the Fanatic and
Cranks Who Urge the Blacks to Arm
Themselves Against the Whites Rotten
Politics Alio Illumed.
Atlanta. July 29. Governor Cand
ler has, since tne Bainbridge series of
lynchings occurred.been asked bv news
papers in various parts of the country
to give his opinion of the race question
in the south. To one he said that be
fore the ballot was thrust into the hands
of the negro, unprepared for it and ut
terly ignorant of its sanctity, of the re
sponsibilities of citizenship, notwith
standing he was a slave, he was happy
and well contented.
But after his emancipation came his
enfranchisement and with his enfran
chisement came a hoard of carpet
baggers, who took charge of him when
his .oruicr master and protector, with
whom he had lived for generations on
the most friendly and of ter even on af
fectionate terms', was de-citizenized by
the partisan reconstruction laws.
They lalsely taught the negroes that
the southern white men were solely re
sponsible for their enslavement and
were their worst and only enemies, and
that therefore it was their duty and
their interest to vote against them and
then: party and oppose everything they
were in favor of, favor everything they
were opposed to in a word to hate
The civil teachings had but little
permanent effect upon the grownup
negroes, but upou the children, the gen
eration which has grown to manhood
since that time, that effect has been
A more immediate cause is the per
petual intermeddling with the relations
of the races in the south by fanatics and
Tnep publish in the newspaper grossly
exaggerated accounts of crimes commit
ted against the negro in the south and
omit any notice ot tho crimes against
the white women which provoked tho
retaliation. They write incendiary let
ters to turbulent negroes all over the
south, advising them to arm themselves
with Winchester rifles and for every
guilty rapist who pays the penalty to
shoot down the first two white men he
Thousands of such letters have been
written to Georgia in the last three
Governor Candler says the inter
meddlers of tho north do not present a
respectable minority, and that tho law
less and criminal negroes of the south
Rape is as much deplored by the bet
ter class of negroes as by the better
class of whito men. But, as because
some negroes commit rape the whole
race suffers, so, because some white men
lynch ravishers, all the whites of the
south are abused.
Another and a continual present cause
which contributes to race friction is cor
Governor Candler said he believed a
restricted suffrage will remedy the
evils, that the ballot be given only the
intelligent negro. As to the disposition
to be made of the large percentage of
illiterate negroes, the governor makes
A U. S. SAILOR BUKIED.
Admiral Dew ey Sent a Wreath Austrian
Marines Participated Olympia
Trieste, Austria, July 29. Isaac
Raskallan, electrician ou board the
United States cruiser Olympia, was
buried with military honors.
The cortege was led by the Olympia's
baud, followed by a squadron of ma
rines. The hearso was followed by 60
American sailors and a detachment of
Admiral Dewey sent a beautiful
wreath. The Austrian authorities of
fered a military baud for the occasion,
which was courteously declined.
The Olympia will leave on Tuesday,
Aug. 1, for Naples. On the way to New
York the cruiser will probably stop at
Leghorn, Gibraltar and Maderia.
ADVERSE TO SALVATION ARMY.
Court Decides Religious Liberty Does
Not Cover Heating a Drum.
Philadelphia. July 29. The superior
court of Pennsylvania handed down an
opinion adverse to the Salvation Army,
in which the court maintains that the
question of religious freedom is not in
volved in a case where the public peace
The matter came before the court ou
an appeal of Joseph Garabad from the
Luzerne county courts. Ho is a Salva
tion Army officer and was arrested and
fined for beating a drum, which was
alleged to have disturbed the peace.
DEPOSED BY ASSASSINATION.
A riot Wns ou to Deprive Heureaux of
Kingston, Jaiuiaica, July 29. Ad
vices from Santo Domingo to a Domini
can here described the existence of a
well planned and widespread plot by
udheruuts of .Ti urines to depose Presi
dent llouivaux which it was thought
was sure to succeed. The assassination
of President neureaux was regarded
here as as indication of the success of
ODE SULTAN IS LOYAL.
Wanted Ills Subjects to He Friendly and
Not Molest the Americans.
1'lght at. Halalmc.
Sandayan. Philippine islands, July
JM, via Labuau, July 29. Gen. Bates
reached Suln July Hi to arrange a trea'ty
with the sultan at a conference to begin
today. Tho sultan is to go to Sulu from
tho village of Maibnn. The people of
that island display great friendliness to
ward, tho Americans and it is believed
a satisfactory treaty will soon be com
pleted. If so future hostilities between
the natives and the Americans in tho
Suln archipelago would bo prevented.
The Kit m: would be true of the island of
Mindanao, which is tributary to tho sal
tan. Die only features likely to be
troublesome aro slavery and tho plural
ity of wives, which points it is believed
tho natives will insist upon.
The sultan of Sulu has issued tho fol
lowing proclamation to tho people: "I
have mot tho Americans. They have
come among us as friends, net to inter
fere with our religion or ricrhts of gov
ernment. All those who love their coun
try or sultan I warn to bo friendly and
not molest them. Tho Americans are
like a box of matches you strike one or
two and they all blaze up."
The Moros of Zamboangu aro anxious
to have tho Americans take possession
of that port. They have, imprisoned tho
ragaio leaders representing Aguinaldo
A gunboat went from Manila to Bala
bac to re-establish a lighthouse. The
commander found the light stolen, but
finally recovered it. Ho returned to
Balabac and set it up again, leaving
friendly natives in charge and the
United States flag floating. Going back
he found the flag gone and the Filipino
flag floating. Two officers and 13 ma
rines were landed after a long, hard,
stubborn fight, in which the native
chief, the first officer and six natives
wero killed and several wounded. No
American was even wounded.
Casualties Reported by Otis.
Washington, July 29. General Otis
sent a report of tho capture of Calamba,
in the course of which, he gave the fol
lowing casualties: Privates Charles
Gleesup, Fourth, and McDuffy, H,
Twenty-first, killed. Corporal Thomas
Totten, G, Fourth, mortally wounded.
Privates Michael Sheridan, Herbert
Tracey and Napoleon White, K, Twenty-first
seriously wounded. Privates
Hinds and Plmnnier, G, and Sanson, C,
Fourth, Phillips, H, Christie and Hol
lister, D, and Ashland, I, Twenty-first,
slightly wounded. Insurgent casualties
Death Reported In Cuba.
Washington, July 29. Surgeon Gen
eral Sternberg received tho following
from Major O'Reilly at Havana: "J
W. Dawson, civilian, Las Animas hos
pital, Havana, yellow fever, seriously
ill, some improvement past two days.
Acting Assistant Surgeon Jonn V.
Hamilton, died at Matanzas, 26th,
uremia chronic nephritis."
Deaths of soldiers Reported.
Washington, July 29. General Davis
reported the death at Ponce, Porto
Rico, of Commissary Sergeant Martin
Fogarty on tho 2(ith inst. of apoplexy.
General Brooke cabled the death at
Holguin of Albert B. Ruin, Company
G, Tenth cavalry, of typhoid fever,
To Repatriate Spaniards.
Manila, July 29. In compliance with
an order received from Madrid, the
Spanish transport Alva will proceed
from Manila immediately to the Caro
line islands, in order to repatriate tho
garrison and inhabitants of those
AN ALGER PROCLAMATION.
Fiugrec Issued One Culling ou the Mich
igan I'eoplc to Welcome the
Detroit, July 29. Governor Piu
gree issued a proclamation "to the peo
ple of the Mate of Michigan," which
On Wednesday. Aug. 12, the Hou.
Russell A. Alger will return to his
home in Detroit from Washington.
Upon request of the citizens and mayor
and common council of Detroit, I ex
tern! to you an earnest invitation to
join in giving him a hearty reception
and greeting It is fitting that the
state recognize the worth and value to
the nation of the services of General
Alger as secretary of war.
You arc cordially invited to attend
the reception at tho City hall and the
meeting in the Light Guard armory,
Deiroit, at which time the people of
Michigan will be given an opportunity
to express their appreciation of Gen
eral Alger and to extend their welcome
to Michigan's late representative in the
highest council of tho nation.
H. S. Pingree, Governor.
All the Michigan railroads decided to
make a half fare rate to Detroit for the
Mormon Klders Ksraifed.
Jackson, Ga., July 29. Three Mor
mon elders, who wero taken away from
the home of William Cuunard, at New
ton factory, in Jasper county, Wednes
day night, escaped from the mob and
were safe near Jackson. They were
suffering from many bruises and in
juries. They swam down a creek,
hotly pursued by tho mob, finally escap
ing. Mrs. Cunuard, a portion of whose
jaw was ;-hot away in the fight between
the molt and her husband, was badly
lmited to Democratic Picnic.
Detroit, July 29. Mayors Harrison
if Chicago and Van Wyck of New
York were invited to attend a large
local Democratic picnic Aug. 19, on
Sugar island. A definite response was
received from neither, but both wero
being counted upon. It was expected
that the Democratic campaign for
mayor this fail will be outlined by
speakers at the picnic.
Or.' lions on Porto Rico Franchises.
Washington, July 29. Tho attorney
general rendered opinions in three
cases involving Jqueslions of franchises
and concessions in Porto Rico. In the
case of Yicento and Jesse Usera, the
attorney general holds that they do not
hold a complete and lawful concession
to build a tramway from Ponce to Port
Poucc and that tho secretary of 'war
has no right to confirm such conces
sion. Tho attorney general also holds
adversely on tho application of Ramon
Valdez Y Cobian" for a concession of
tho right to uso the water power of the
liver Piatain in Porto Rico. In the
case of Frederick W. Weeks for ap
plication to construct a wharf or pier at
Ponce, the attorney holds that to grant
the application is beyond tho power of
the secretary of war.
Itei-eiiers For Two Corporations.
PABKKKMiimn, W. Va., July 29.
Judge Jackson of the United States su
preme court, upou tho petition of Ital
ian II. Smith, appointed W. B. Hoge of
Wheeling and R. Hilton Smith of Pitts
burg receivers of the Consolidated In
vestments corporation and the Webster
Coal and Lumber company and has en
joined both companies from disposing
of their property. Smith alleges a
breach of contract as ground for his
action. The president of tho invest
ments company is James H. Houston.
Among the directors are ex-Governor
Livingston of Georgia, Assistant Secre
tary of War Mciklojohn, Rear Admiral
Franklin, U. S. N., F. A. Palmer,
United States public printer, and J. P.
Nicaragua Miould itcluru Money.
Washington, July 29. United States
Minister Merry was instructed to repre
sent to Nicaragua that in the opinion
of the state department the $9,000 col
lected by General Torres from the
American merchants in Bluefields
should be ictnmed to them. Tho mer
chants wero required to pay this amount
of money on goods that had' previously
been assessed by tho revolutionary party,
while tlm l.tt ter was in control at Blue
fields. Tho money was placed in charge
of tho British consul ut Bluefields
awaiting the decision of tho legality of
l ho last collection.
Artl.l Parsons Was Hel Free.
Pnii.Air.!.iiiA, July 29. Percy i'ar-"
nons, tho traveling artist, who is wanted
in Allegheny county on a charge of se
curing $1,000 from O. M. Schwab, presi
dent of tho Carnegio Steel company,
on falso representations, was discharged
by Judcu Andeuroid. Parsons was
taken into custody on Sunday in viola
tion nf thn Rtnt.ntn whinh T.Al,i.3i-n ....
rosts ijSffllsderaoaipiiJtLthat dav.
Cleveland Strike Marked by
aXLINL AM) PAULEY MFFEU.
The Adjutant tieneral Helievei It 1- the
Duty of the (iiianl to Put Down Hint
ius and "nt to Io Police Duty The
Council .May Act.
Cleveland, Jnlv 29. A car return
ing from Euclid Beach park was blown
up by dynaimte while returning to the
city. The explosion took place a Short
distance north of the Lake Shore rail
road, about two miles east of the city
limits. The frout truck was demol
ished and the floor of the car shattered.
There were no passengers on board and
the motoruian and conductor escaped
Cleveland, July 29. Tho street cars
were well patronized, especially during
the busy hours of tho morning and
Mayor Farley was well pleased with
the situation, but he had not relaxed
his vigilance one whit and will not
until the list vestige ' of tho disorder is
wiped away. Tho mayor and Adju
tant General Axline were involved in a
controversy over what tho troops
should do and what they should not do.
The adjutant general was of the opin
ion that the duty of tho national guard
was merely to put down rioting and
not to do police duty. Whatever the
duty of the national guard may be,
Mayor Farley held that the troops were
here under his authority and said they
would remain here until he felt they
could be dispensed with. The respon
sibility of preserving the order of the
city rested upon the shoulders of the
mayor, he said, and he proposed to see
that his plaus were not interfered with
by any one. He declared that he was
to be the judge as to when tho troops
were not wanted.
There have been several outbreaks
between Mayor Farley and Adjutant
General Axline within the last few days
over this questions. Tho mayor refused
to' discuss the difficulty, saying that this
was not a time to stir up any discord.
"I will merely reiterate my statement
of Thursday night," said the mayor.
"This is a time for every man to mind
his own business."
Rumors to the effect that the city
council will endeavor to reconsider the
resolution of Thursday night reached
the ears of the mayor and he did not
like them. The mayor felt that he had
the situation well in hand and he feared
that any action of the council whatever
would be temporizing with the lawless
element of tho city and tfonld cause
agitation which would simply prolong
After the breaches have been healed
and quiet has been absolutely restored
tho mayor, it was said, would not ob
ject to any kind of an investigation
urton the part of the council, but ho
deems that tho members are treading
on extremely dangerous ground when
they undertake to reopen the discussion.
j, was said that any such resolution
as was proposed the other night can be
adopted with a full council meeting,
and efforts are to be made to have every
one present next Monday night. Per
haps a new proposition will be submit
ted asking the council to investigate,
not only the cause of the disturbances,
but also the causes leading to the viola
tion of tho agreement entered into by
tho company and its employes at the
end of the first strike.
Tho mayor took but little interest in
tho talk of boycotting merchants. He
believed'that just as soon as quiet was
restored and' the fever was gone all
such talk would cease.
It was said at the City hall that thero
were quito a number of the recent em-'
ployes of the street railway company
who would go back to work if permit
ted, but that they aro hindered by
threats by some of the more radical
employes and the leauers or the strike.
Mayor Farley demanded that the keys
of Hnck and Allies avenue school build
ings be turned ovor to him. Ho wants
to use the buildings as barracks for sol
diers. In compliance with the demand,
as had been the case on the day previ
ous, School Director Sargent ordered the
janitor of those buildings to stand ready
to admit troops.
HELP DEWEY HOME FUND.
The Committee Aslced Contributions De
clared Home Would Be Iiuught,
Regardless of Amount.
Washington, July 29. The secretary
of the Dewey home fund requested the
publication of the following statement:
Thero can no longer be any doubt as
to whether a home will be purchased by
popular subscription for Admiral George
Dewoy. At a meeting of the national
Dewey homo fund committee today
(Friday) it was found that the aggre
gate amount of cash actually received
by Treasurer Roberts is $1G,700, from a
total of over 23,000 subscribers. One
hundred and three subscribers gave
10,000. The statement was made that
the $5,000 promised some time since by
the New York Journal would bo forth
coming shortly, bringing the grand ag
gregate np to 21,700. The committeo
agreed to close tho subscriptions before
the arrival of Admiral Dewey in New
York in September and then to proceed,
after consultation with the admiral as
to location, etc., to purchaso the home
with whatever funds they may at that
time have in hand.
"We will purchase the homo if not
another dollar is received; so that the
question now is whether tlie patriotic
and generous people of tho county will
permit the purchase of a homo at tho
nation's cao.tal for the hero of Manila
with 120,000 or $50,000, " say the com
mittee, in making their last appeal.
Therefore those who desire to contribute
are urged by the committeo to con
tribute at once. All contributions should
be forwarded to Hon. Ellis H. Roberts,
treasurer of tho United States, Wash
ington, who will issne souvouir receipts
for tho same.
Active Volcano In Hawaii.
Honolulu, July 21, via Sau Fran
cisco, July 29. The volcauib eruption
of Mauna Loa is still in full blast. Tho
lava flow is apparently filling up the
table land uear tho Humuula sheep
ranch. Ililo and tho whole island of
Hawaii aro enveloped in smoke. Ves
sels encounter dense clouds of smoke
hundreds of miles out at sea and navi
gators aro seriously inconvenienced.
Kiluao is also smoking freely ami tho
indications are that this volcano will
noon be in active eruption.
May Urine on a Hie Strike.
Chicago. July 29. Officials of or
ganized labor here declare tho brick
makers' strike is liable to precipitate
a general walking out of tho building
trades unions with forces about fiO.OOl)
strong, thus tying up building opera
tions in tho city.
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"She said,"' nliM-rved Tunilin as he
landed the card, "that if von were out
the had nuthiug much to do toduv aud
thouM wait until yon came iu."
The lady in waiting had written ou
her card: "About a story. Urgent."
".She hadn't got the copy with her?"
"Xot unless it's in her pocket."
"Well." Mtid the editor, with an air of
saintly ie-iguatioii, "tell her that I'm
very "busy, but if she can say what she
wants iu live minutes I'll see her."
Wearily he removed his feet from the
table, put on his coat, threw .the re
mainder f his cigarette into the fire
place, opened the window, secreted the
copy nf Notre Campague that he had
been reading and set to work on a pile
of proofs. By that time Tonilin had re
turned, announcing Miss Sands.
She was 35, and she was plain. More
over, she was as nervous as a cat in a
She said "Good morning" in a choked
"Pray be seated," said the editor. He
pushed over a basket piled with manu
scripts to Tomlin. "Send all those back."
Then he turned to Miss Sands again and
asked what he could do for her.
"I want to ask what you would think
of a story of Japanese life."
"I'm afraid that sort of thing is a
good deal overdone nowadays. They've
got a Jap series running in Buster's
Magazine, and of course we've had Sir
lidwin and a whole lot more. No; the
public's sick of it. I don't think we
should care to see it. sorry you've nad
"Oh, not at all! I'm glad."
"I don't quite understand."
"Yon see, I want the story to be re
fused. It's my sister Caroline. Thanks
so much for promising to send it back."
"But wait a minute. I gave no such
promise. It is part of an editor's duty to
consider carefully everything, that is sub
mittedeverything. Besides, why should
you be so anxious" that your sister should
be disappointed V"
"You see, you don't know her. Her be
setting sin is eouccit. hue s younger than
I am, and well, she's rather good look
ing. Sues been spoiled by having too
much fuss made about her. If you could
hear her bragging sometimes I'm sure
you'd agree with me. Really, it's often
difficult enough for me to live with her as
it is, and if she had a story accepted by
The Latent Light she would become quite
"But really," said the editor with supe
riority, "these family disputes have noth
ing to do with me. I'm simply here to"
"Oh. yes, of course! I only mention it
to explain why I want you to refuse her
"How do you know it's silly rubbish?"
"I've read it. aud it wouldn't do for you
"Really. Miss Sands," said the editor
with growing severity, "you must leave
me to be the judge of that. I cannot per
mit anybody to tlictatc to me what I am
to accept or what I am to refuse. Have
you any "special training which entitles
you to criticise your sister's work at all?
It's remarkable that belief which almost
every woman seems to have that she is
qualified to judge literary work! Are you
quite sine that you know the difference
between silly rubbish and a work of gen
ius?" "Anyhow, it shows that she has no Im
aginationher having made it a Japanese
"I don't follow that argument."
"Xo, I hadn't told you. My sister Caro
line lived in Japan with a Japanese fami
ly for some years. She's only using up
what she saw and heard there, and that's
"At any rate it makes it the more prob
able that the story will he interesting.
"I can't see that. She got to know
things about the Japanese women well,
"As bad as that?"
Mies Sands wriggled uneasily. "I'd
rather not talk about it. All I want is
just your promise that you won't accept
the story. You know the public don't
enre about Japanese things."
"Once for all," said the editor, "will
you give np trying to teach me my busi
ness? What is the use of telling me that
the public don't care for Japanese topics
when Buster's Magazine is going in for
them hot? Do you think they don't know
the public taste through and through at
Buster's place? What about the success
of the 'Geisha?' What about but really
I lose all patience. The attempt to make
an-editor refuse a story to satisfy some
personal grudge of your own is, of course,
utterly useless. It is also dishonest, and
as the author happens to be your own si
ter it is even worse than dishonest. It's
no good pleading. I've nothing more to
say to you."
"Good morning, then," said Miss
Sands, looking doleful. "I didn't know
you'd take it like that."
When she' got into the street, the dole
fulness passed off. She turned into the
next A. B. C shop for a bun and a glass
of milk and looked as pleased as if she
had accomplished something.
"Tomlin." said ths editor, "when a
manuscript comes from a Miss Caroline
Sands it will be a story on a Japanese
subject don't send it up with tho rest for
Mr. Garner to read, but let me have it at
once. I will read that one myself."
And in due course the story was
brought, and the editor noted with pleas
ure that it was just about the right
The story was neither too good to leave
out nor too bad to put in. It was medio
cre, aud as a rule that editor did not love
mediocrity. However, he accepted it at
once and wrote to Miss Caroline Sands to
say that he had done so. If he had been
told that he had practically made up his
mind to nceept the story even before he
read it, he would have been angry.
And all this was a great joy to that
Miss bands who had called at the office.
For she had uo sister, and her owu name
wits Caroline, and she was the author of
a Japanese story which was founded on
somebody's book of travels and an article
in the encyclopedia as recently sold to
the public by n great newspaper on
terms that saved the buyer 33 per cent.
And she wanted that story to be read at
onee and to be accepted.
Also she had once sees a man drive a
Wna 111 own Doctor.
"For towering nerve," said a chief of
division In one of the departments, "a
young sun down doctor, attached to my
force here, Is the limit. Ho took, three
days' leave last week, aud when ho re
turned to the office he brought with
him a doctor's ccrtltlcate. It was slguexl
by himself: 'This is to certify that
Uinptara Jones (hero be Inserted his
name) has been under my professional
enro for the past three days,' etc. He
submitted it to me without batting nn
eye. aud he looked real hurt and down
at the mouth when I told him he
couldn't make that kind of a game
stick." Washington Tost.
In Sweden thero are floating can
neries. They aro small vessels, which
follow fishing fleets, and men on them
can the fish while they are fresh.
01 I I M I ! I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I IQ
Man Proposes, E
oi 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 5
He, a rising young doctor, is walking
nervously up and down the room. She
opens the duor aud appears in a smart
"Can you really spare me a little
time? I wanted very much to ee you to
tell you something that I have tried to
tell you for a very long while, only you
never would give me an opportunity. It
will not take half an hour to say, because
it is not a long story. You know what it
is just this that I love you, Ethel.
She (faking out her" watch) Is that
all? Oh, I wish I'd timed you! But it
certainly didn't take half nn hour. 1
should not think it took much more than
half a second. And you have told me
tnat very story beforo too. You know
He I wish you would not make fun of
everything. You do not seem to realize
in the least what my feeling for yon is;
that it grows with every day, instead of
decreasing, as you said it would do.
She Don't look so bothered about it,
dear old doctor. I shall survive it.
He Will you try to be serious for once.
If you knew that my heart
6he (interrupting) Oh, not physiology.
I always think our interiors are horrid
and try to imagine that mine is made of
He I am certain one pnrt of your
physical structure is of stone.
She My heart, I suppose you mean?
Well, yon need not be injured if it is. I
have not thrown it nt you!
He No, I wish the deuce you would.
She (with a saucy glance and smile)
But are you a good enough catch?
He You know I have excellent pros
pects for a young man
Shc And I doubt whether they would
keep me in theater tickets and cigarettes
for the present!
He Oh, well, if you want to marry
She Want to marry! Xot at all. Pray
don't run away with such a mistaken
idea. I have not the least intention of
saddling myself with a husband at my
He But do you seriously think that a
woman is happier unmarried?
She No. I never think anything seri
ously. It would make two horrid little
ugly lines between my eyebrows.
He So you refuse to answer my ques
tion? She Well, I suppose it really meant
Do I think any woman could be happy
without the society of a man? Of course,
the society of men is indispensable to her,
or there would be no one to kind of
like her. But the same one man always!
Oh, ugh! It would be like always having
mutton for each meal. Though I did not
of course mean, in using the word mut
ton, to insinuate that there was anything
sheepish about you.
He I wonder if every girl makes bad
puns nil the time that she is being pro
posed to, nowadays?
She You are in a better position to
judge of that than I am. Do they?
He You know quite well tlfat I have
never loved any other girl but you.
She (consolingly) Xever mind, there U
plenty of time yet. Besides, after all,
how much has love to do with proposals?
Did all the other girls to whom you have
"done the honor, etc.," chaff you?
He (stiffly) Excuse me, but I never
have made and never will make an offer
of marriage to any girl save under terms
of mutual love.
She Oh, you are on your high horse.
Is it cold up there? Let me know when
you haTe come down, and we can go on
talking. Or would it be worth while hav
ing a telephone laid ou?
He (laughing) Have you ever been se
rious? She Xever. Except, perhaps, on some
very frivolous subject.
ne I must say I should like to hear
you really in earnest for once.
She Oh. no, you wouldn't. You would
cease to like" me on the spot. Men get
their bread from one nnother; they expect
the women to provide the wine.
He What is the exact, plain meaning
of that remark? I can never follow your
metaphors. I always think that you are
"getting at" me when you begin to talk
She Xot at all. 1 couldn't if I tried.
It is not safe to dive in shallow water.
He That depends upon the proficiency
of the diver.
She (laughing) H'm well, you had me
there. . 1 will concede yon that point with
unparalleled generosity. Let's talk of
He By all. means, it you will talk of
the one subject nearest my heart if you
will really consider for one moment -the
possibility of becoming my wife.
She But it isn't a possibility. It is an
Impossibility. If I were to become your
wife, where are the Bond street hats and
the Paris gowns that would become me?
I should have to give up my profession
and consequently my income, to say noth
ing of my freedom.
He But, dear, I will work like a slave
for you: I will see that you have plenty
of frocks. Of course, my wife will be
She Yes, that is just it as your wife.
Then I shouldn't be my own self ouy
more, but "your wife." I would rather
be myself. Xow I am drifting into
earnestness, and the subject really is not
frivolous enough for grave consideration,
besides which it is nearly 5, and I am
afraid I shall have to say goodby.
He So this is your answer?
She Have I given you an answer?
Thnt is just what I thought I had suc
ceeded in not doing. You see, nowadays,
when we are free, man proposes, and wo
manshelves the question. Your ques
tion is on a top shelf at present. Per
haps some day jf it is still there I will
take it down and look at it, and if it isn't
there perhaps I shall break that heart of
mine, which you say is a stone, and may
be I might find your answer in the kernel.
He More metaphors?
She Xever mind. Do not try to un
ravel the meaning of this one. Well, 1
must say goodby again, unless you would
like to wtiik with me as far as Ashley
He May I? Oh. thank you.
(They go out together.) Gentlewoman.
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Mrs. McPherson was attracted by
the following advertisement the other
"To the Public A gentleman who
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ing too loud, going out at nights, going
to the races and gambling and who
also gnlncd 20 pounds of flesh In three
years and was completely restored to
health, will sell the secret to any re
spectable person for half a crown. It
no cure, money refunded. Address, In
Mrs. .McPherson sent for the remedy
aud received the following reply:
"I was cured of all the bad habits
mentioned by a three years' enforced
residence In her majesty's prisons."
"And how did you come to marry
"I didn't come to marry hiin," an
swered the womanly little womnn In
dignantly, "hs came to marry me."
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Washington. July 29. The semi-
official statement in Paris that Amen-
can leather does not get the minimum
rate under the uew reciprocity treaty,
although M. Meline's cabinet offered
this rate to American leather, caused
considerable amusement in official cir
cles here. It is one of the recorded facts
of the recent negotiations that M. Me
liuc, when premier, who is now attack
ing the new treaty, offered far greater
concessions on American goods than tho
present ministry permitted to bo in
serted in the treaty as finally formed.
Ships Ordered to San Oouiingn.
Washington, July 29. Secretarv
Long sent telegraphic orders to the
cruiser Xew Orleans at Newport direct
ing that she proceed at ouce to San
Domingo. At the same time an order
was sent to the gunboat Machias. at St.
Thomas, to leave for Say Domingo.
This action was not due to the receipt
of any official advicesjiudicating possi
ble trouble, but entirely to the desire
to be forehanded in dealing with anv
airs. McKinley Wa( ltettrr.
Plattsburg, :N. Y., July 29. The
president, accompanied by his niece,
iliss Dancan, aud Private Secretary
Cortelyou, went for a long walk toward
tho lake. Mrs. HcKmley was feeling
better than she had for several days.
Three Persons Drowned.
Norway, Me., July 29. News w.is
received here that George Olarke. Fred
Clarke and James Bowcn of Eethel,
Me., lost their lives in Lake Umbagog.
I'uueral of President Heureitux.
Cape Haitien, July 29. The funeral
of President Heureaux of Santo Do
mingo took place iu Santiago de Las
Caballeros. A report has been received
here to the effect that the adversaries of
the government attacked Moca.
"In one of the schools ot this city,"
says the Worcester Gazette, "the teach
er. Intending to relieve the monotony
of the regular exercises, asked the pu
pils if they would not like to sing. Of
course there was an Instant clamor In
the afflrmntive, and then tho teacher
asked what song they would prefer.
One little boy. In bis eagerness to make
the selection, spluttered out something
which the teacher did not catch. Turn
ing to the boy across tho aisle, she ask
ed what Johnnie said. 'Please.' came
the unexpected answer, 'he says he
wants to sing "His Country, 'Tls of
Major Hoss said In a recent lecture
nt Liverpool that malaria was not so
dramatic a disease as cholera; It did
not kill so quickly, but it killed far
more people. In India it killed about
5,000,000 people a year. It was also
n politically Important disease, because
It checked the progress of civilization
in districts the richest in the world,
killing more of the lCnslish army than
were killed by the enomy.
Forests ot the North.
The forest area of all tho British pos
sessions In America Is estimated at
about 800.000,000 acres. The settler has
cut his way Into the fringe of the vast
woodland, but his depredations aro
nothing as compared with the terrific
scourgo of Arc which has rampaged
through it at different times.