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THE ADVOCATE AND NEWS.
There the helpless creatures were left
to Buffer the awful agony of being stung
to death. San Francisco Call.
Senator Vest's Eulogy on Dogs.
As told by Walter Wellman in Chi
Some years ago Mr. Vest was down
In Missouri to try a law suit. Another
case, a dog case, was on the docket ahead
of him, and he had to wait until this was
disposed of. One of the lawyers in the
dog case asked "Vest if he wouldn't help
their side, and the Senator said he would.
So he was paid a retaining fee of $250
by the plaintiff and the trial went on.
Voluminous evidence was introduced to
show that the defendant had shot plain
tiff's dog In malice and quite as much
to prove that the dog was vicious and
had attacked the defendant. Then the
lawyers made (their addresses to the
court, going over the evidence with great
thoroughness. All this time Senator
Vest sat with his 'big round head burled
without saying a word. He seemed to be
asleep most of the time.
"Vest," remarked his associate coun
sel, "it is now our turn to close. You do
"No," said the Senator. "You know
more about the case than I do. You
finish it up."
"But you must do something to earn
your fee or our client will be sore."
So Vest rose from his chair, etraight-
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first one juror and then another In the
face till he hod spent several minutes in
making a round of the twelve good men
and true, and then began:
"Gentlemen of the Jury The best
friend a man has In this world may turn
against him and become his enemy. His
son or daughter that he has reared with
loving care may prove ungrateful. Those
who are nearest and dearest to us, those
whom we trust with our happiness and
our good name, may become traitors to
(heir faith. The money that a man has
he may lose. It flies away from him,
perhaps when he needs it most. A man's
reputation may be sacrificed in a mo
ment of ill-considered action. The peo
ple who are prone to fall upon their
knees to do us honor when success is
with us may be the first to throw the
stone of malice when failure settles its
cloud upon our heads. The one abso
lutely unselfish friend that man can
have in this selfish world, the one that
never proves ungrateful or treacherous,
is his dog.
"Gentlemen of the jury," the Senator
continued, "a man's dog stands by him
in prosperity and in poverty, In health
and in sickness. He will sleep on the
cold ground, where the wintry winds
blow, and the snow drives fiercely, If
only he may be near his master's side.
He will kiss the hand that has no food
to offer, he will lick the wounds and
sores that come in encounter with the
roughness of the world. He guards
the sleep of the pauper master as if he
were a prince. When all other friends
desert he remains. When riches take
wings and reputation falls to pieces he
is as constant in his love as the sun in
its Journey through the heavens. If for
tune drives the master forth and outcast
in the world, friendless and homeless,
the faithful dog asks no higher privilege
than that of accompanying him to guard
against danger, to fight against his ene
mies. And when the last scene of all
comes, and death takes the master In its
embrace, and his body is laid away in the
cold ground, no matter if all other
friends pursue their way, there by his
grave-side will the noble dog be found,
his head between his paws, his eyes sad,
but open in alert watchfulness, faithful
and true even in death."
Then Vest sat down. This remarkable
speech he had delivered in a law voice
without a gesture. No reference had he
made to the merit of the case in hand.
Not a word had he uttered about the evi
dence. When he finished judge and jury
were seen to have tears in their eyes.
- The jury filed out and in a minute or
two returned to the court room. The
plaintiff had asked for J200 damages.
The verdict gave him $500 and several of
the jurymen wanted to hang the defend
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plan outlined for the National Co
operative Clubs was discussed, an offer
was made of $7.25 in periodicals, and
$3.50 in books to every local club or
ganized under our management.
This week a list is given of a few
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$7.25 for your local organizations.
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Western School Journal, $1.25; Century,
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The last six being all well known
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The books we are furnishing our local
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and the two text books, Beers' Initial
Studies in American Literature and The
History of the World, making ten In
all. We propose giving to our local
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in sets, and anything which will help
to keep the local clubs a permanent
The larger the membership in each
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Full details as to the work and scope
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