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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. MONDAY. FEBRUARY 23, 101.
Pvbllati4 dally at 11 Second .ve
nue. Rrx-k, JMni. V.'.. (Entered at the
postornre a econd-clme natter.)
tatasd Xnikfr mt Ike Aaeate4
BY THE J. W. POTTER CO. 1
es are granted the employes and other J
aesirea concess ion are roaae to warn.
On th other hand. tbe railroad com
pany Is considered and various de
mand mad by the neo are refused.
Both aides to the con trover y will
ablda by the decision of -the referees!
and the relations between the com-
rany and Its men will continue in a-
, fc.1. WWII'
liva.jii ana ajcrrvaoic maaar. mic
neither side got exactly what it want,
ed. the policy of cire nd take was
found mora effective In the long run.
Both the Burlington route and its em-
ployea are far better off than If a
BY CLYDE H. TAVE3TNEB
Congressman from tha Fourteenth C (strict.
TEKM3 Ten cnn per week by car
rier, la Rork I.land: tl per year by mall
NToaiplalnts of delivery errlce' ehoulJ
fce aiot to the circulation department. Btrike wa ordered
wn.cn eaon.o i.o M nounea in every. The en(tnws- .trike of 1SSS ,. .,m j
Ja,lM" wn'r " " "'""a ' DTj fresh in the mind, of the people. Hua
parr d.sror. tinned, a. carriers have no ; dred, of .n(tinen,erj quit their Jobs
autho-ity In the premt.e.. wh.a Amends for wage rncreaseS
. All communication, of argumentative, wers Ttud. They lost tha Strike.
po.l'.lcal Or reltclOU. mu.t , h. It 1hm -.llnA mmn.nr . f-A.
(Sr-ecln! Correspondence of The Argus.)
Washington. Feb. 21. In adopting
the MU appropriating J500.000 for a
nation wide fight against hog cholera.
a democratic con
gress has just done
have real name attached for publica
tion. No auch article will be printed
vr fl-tltjou. :r.tur.
Telephone m all d.art mn t. Cen
tral Union. Rock lalanl Hi. 1145 and
Monday, February 23. 1914.
Since Professor Taft reduced his
weight he takes a rosier view of life.
, He even believes In the future of the
mendnut etim. Th emnlovea ' m h r
struck are scattered to every point of
the civilised globe.
It Is quite apparent that arbitration
Is the best way to settle labor trouble,
as the laboring people have always
In fact, compulsory arbitration
should be urged, so that strikes would
become a practical lmpossibili;y. It is
hoped that a better era of understand
ing between employer and employe is:
The fact that Joe Cannon has joined
the V. M. C. A. leads the New York
Sun to wonder if he checked his
vocabulary at the door.
California does not seem to be the
perpetual paradise claimed for it. Its
latest affliction is heavy rain storms
that have flooded half the country.
. Green gowns trust be matched with
green hair snd green eyelashes. Why
not dip milady in a pot of green
samel paint and have the agony
Another train has been held np and
three robbers have escaped with $40.
000 in booty. This diversion is becom
ing as popular as in the days, of the
It is no longer possible to call Japan
a semi-civilized nation, now that the
opposition in their parliament destroy
ed the ballot box in order to win a po
If those Washington young ladies
who have taken up knitting as a Len
ten pastime wish to please the small
boys they mill confine their labors to
bright red mittens.
A SENATOR OFF HIS WHIRL.
A United States senator ran some
times lose control of himself; and
when he does he makes about as poor
a showing as the individual in politica
who never gets above the plane ot
wanting to be town constable. Just
make note of the exhibition that was
put on one day last week by Senator
Bristow of Kansas.
Among other things the Kansas,
didn't hesitate to charge that "greed
of the railroads and the audacious
claims of Great Britain seem far more
potent with our president than the
appeal of the womanhood of the na
tion." Then there was another statement
tliat "transcontinental railrqads have
for years been behind the fight against
fre tolls for American ships using
the Panama canal. Of course there
was an easy throwing off of the inti
mation that the president had been
unduly influenced by these "transcon
tinental railroads." And then there
was something about "the fight to j
save the grip of the transcontinental '
railroads cannot be hidden behind our
relations to foreign countries."
A man who goes about much is not
shocked to hear talk of this kind in
some quarters, say a barber shop.
But really one does not expect to hear
a discussion on that plane in the sen
ate of the United States. We have had
anurnce that the tone of comment
by public men has improved much in
the last score of years; that the coarse
I stvle of a ouarter century ago is no
Is there anything in
If Senator Bristow
l yr: fi
of agriculture bene
fit Is so indirect
that the city man
fails to see any
benefit to himself
at all. In the case
of the hog chol
however, the bene
fit is so direct and
so plain that every
citizen must see
that the return, for
every dollar ex
pended for this
purpose will be
mi'ltiplied many fold.
Even congress was startled during
the consideration of the bill by the
extent of this disease and the economic
907 hogs from cholera, valued at $2S,
278.070. But when cholera appears in
a district the farmers speedily sell
their herds of hogs, usually at a sacri
fice. The loss to Iowa from this source
a rreat service to was $4,940,986. So that the actual loss
agriculture and to in this state alone was over $33,000,000.
the country in gen- Illinois in 1912 lost 543.690 hogs
eral. All appro- from cholera,, valued at $10.50 a head
priations voted to ! on the farm .and entailing a total loss
the improvement of $a.70S.4o.
Such tremendous waste cannot neip
but be reflected in the cost of living.
The department of agriculture figures
show it In 1913, according to the de
partment's estimate, there were 61,-
170,000 hogs in the United States. This
year the estimate is 68.933.000 hogs, a
decrease in number of 2,245.000 hogs,
Vet the hog crop this year is" worth
more in dollars and cents than that of
1913. the estimate being $9,842,000
more. Thus the loss in hogs from chol
era is reflected in the soaring price of
hogs, a price greater than the expected
shortage Justifies, but doubtlessly In-
duoed by the fear which the disease
causes among hog growers.
The disease which was originally lm
ported from Europe, has struck hard
est in the greatest hog growing section
HENRY" HOW LAND
loss resulting from it. For years the of the country the streets or unio. in
holl weevil has been held out as the ! diana. Illinois. Iowa. Missouri and
grfat example of a combatable evil
which is causing an economic loss to
the country. The figures sent to con
gress by the department of agriculture,
however, show that the losses from
hog cholera are annually several times
as much as is attributed to the boll
weevil. And the result is seen directly
in the market statistics being collected
by the bureau of labor statistics. The
price of pork has leaped skyward, due
in large part to the prevalence of the
fatal disease attacking the hogs of the
Figures have been collected showing
the losses by states for the year 1912.
The total was: 5,730.844 hogs dead of
cholera: money loss, $54,9S2,825. How
ever, this is only apparent loss. The
actual loss is much greater. The Ltato
of Iowa is the one most afflicted by
hog cholera. Iowa In 1913 lost l',S27,-
Kansas the corn and hog belt of the
United States. Experiments conduct
ed by the department of agriculture,
show that the disease can be oblit
erated by intelligent nation-wide work
against it. The savior of the farmers
is the cholera serum. Hogs are inoc
culated with this and become immune,
just as anti-toxin renders most people
immune from diphtheria. The experi
ments of the department show remark
able success with this treatment. It is
the opinion of the scientists that by
rigid quarantines and lnocculating
all healthy hogs in cholera districts,
the disease can be quelled. As a start
er for this work the. government now
has $500,000 at its disposal. The dis
ease is best fought In the late winter
and early spring, so that the work of
fighting this scourge of the farms will
begin at once.
In Massachusetts it is proposed to
refer the question of women's suffrage
to popular vote. This is a very good
idea. an. if it then carried, nobody
rould say that it d d not represent longer possible,
th renml desire. I this assurance'
. 1 had made b:s speech 25 yeara ago
Illinois fails to make Itself inde-! could he have got it on a lower plane
pendent In potatoes; growing I nly j than he did only last week.
17.000.000 bushels when the state of But we shall continue to expect bet
llaine raises double that. Illinois has ' r performances from senators. And
to be fed by outside production in 1 it seems we are Justified in this. Sev
potatoes as it also does in butter and ', eral senators arose in their places, re
mtiu ! Dublicana as well as democrats, and
nrunPl?AT nrnVQ lo Panama cannl tolls. -Chamberlain
i-HUiUVl IjLi1x0 ! favors exempting coastwise shipping
FIGHT ON WILS0& j from paying tolls. On the floor of the
iiJl . i (.not. a fow ilavs npn ri rlrlnrpH that
1 " " "
he would not "stultify" himself by
tolling his constituents he had not
kept his platform pledges on the. toll
question, "because the president of
the United States does not agree with
' ' .
quite blunt'y announced that they ex-
The attempt cf politics and graft i pected somethias better from any
to get into the University of Illinois member of the body than had come
through the rout of try'ng to oust from the senator from Kansas.
President James docs not make any When senators begin to help, the
riNre favorable impression on the pub- tone of discussion will be lifted some.
lie than It did In the case of the pub- i
lie schools of Chicago. LOVE OF MUSIC NOT DE-
s- j C LINING.
Since the Illinois supreme court has Jt hM fcn claImed tnat the Interest
held in the Pfans;hmidt murder case : , . .. . , i.
, -u.j in music is on the decline, but there is
at Quincy that dogs are not com- ,u tu""1 l" "
petent witnesses In tracing criminals. discrimination between what Is real
what in the world will Chief of Police music and mhat is trash of the ragtime
James Brian do wit'j his young btood ', nrdr nd variety. There Is proof that
bounds? - I , h. . much a hold on the . ureBon
; active drui in ine upper nouse against
I President Wilson's policy with regard
''fnsr zr' i 'jajwe -'O'ieieej
' -1 - (irnnf
Senator George . Chamberlain.
Ins'st on yourself: never imitate.
Tour own gift you enn present every
moment with the cumulative force of
a whole life's cultivation, but of the
adopted talent of another you have
only an eitremporaneous. half pos
session. That which each can do best
none but bis Maker can teach him.
Where in the master who could have
taught Shr.kespeare? Where Is the mas
ter who could have instructed Frank
lin or Washington or Bacon or New
ton? Every great man is unique. Do
that which is assigned to you and you
cannot hope too much or dare too
"Early to bed and
early to rise"
Waa a aaylng h
He wished to be
But, to tell you the
truth, he waa
He alway. was
careful to look
where he leaped.
And he alwaya
thought t w 1 o
ere be spoke.
But he never got
much for the
crops that he
And few were the
records he broke.
He never crossed
His candle ne'er
burned at both
He endeavored to practice the thlngu that
He waa careful in choosing his friends;
He remembered the rolling stone proverb
. and stayed
In one little .pot all his life.
But his heels were run down and hi.
trousers were frayed.
And hla neighbors all pitted his wife.
There's a lesson theso few simple verses
Whoever peru.es may find It:
The proverb la good, but a very great
Depends on the man who'a behind tt.
A Woman's Reasoning.
:I suppose." she said with a heart
felt sign, "there will be no cooks or
maids to worry us when we get to
"No," her husband replied, "and no
dressmakers or beauty shops or mil
linery establishments, or "
"Why, John, what are you thinking
of? I've never seen a picture of an
angel that didn't have on a robe of
some kind, and, of course, every wom
an will need lots of feathers for her
winge, won't she? Doesnt the Bible
tell us to lay up treasures In. heaven?
Why would we need to do that if it
wasn't going to be necessary to dress
The Daily Story
, VINDICATED BY WILLIAM CHANDLER.
Copyrighted, 1014. by Associated Literary Bureau.
Among those who went to California
when gold was discovered there in
1S10 was Joseph Griffln. He was a
married man with one child, a girl of
Griffln decided to make the land
Journey. He went from BuSTalo to St.
Joseph, Mo., traveling most of the w.ay
by stage, and there outfitted with oao
of the "prairie chooners" of that day,
a wagon with a canvas top, drawn by
horses, which he filled with provisions,
cooking utensils, beddinj and such
other articles as would be needed on
the Jonrney. When all was ready and
"She got angry
with me because
I paid her a com
pliment." "Well, r o v
ought to have
known how to
make her good
natured again." .
"By paying her a few more.'
Nothing In It for Him.
"I can't understand why you should
! vrtah tr lion In lMaw Vnrlr "
Senator George E.
has begun an !
If the American league had done '
! heartstrings of the people as ever.
, . . rr- J Tltto DuftVk av
with the president of the Boston ' -lmv- -
world champion red sox when he a concert a few days ago at the Audi
brutally discharged the victorious ' torism in Chicago. Box office records f
leader. Jak Stahl. what the National ' were shattered. j
i.a.n t.a don. to rhariev Murnliv of: The capacity or tne meaire js 0.1.00,
the Chicago cubs in the Evers case, I but there were 4.078 paid admissions.
thfr. mlirht not have been a Federal i there being about 400 seats soia on me
An Ingenious person has discovered
that the three most forcible letters in
our alphabet are N It G (energy), tbfit
the two which contain nothing are M
T (empty), that four express great cor
pulence. O B C T (obesity); that two
are a decline. D K (decay); that
four indicate exalted station. X L. N
C (excellency), and three excite our
tenrs. yet when pronounced together
are necessary to a good understanding
It E G (elegy and leg.
KB. GBIFFIK TOLD ZEB THEY MTJ8T PART.
he was about to start a rawboned
country boy stepped up to hiua and
"Say. mister, won't yon take me
"What's your name?" asked Griffin
of the boy.
"I don't know. Father and mother
were killed by Indians on the plains.
I was picked up by buffalo hunters."
"Have you any home?'
little Molly Griffin stood by the wag
on listening to this dialogue, and ber
big blue eyes were filled with pity. She
j said nothing, but remained intent on
wnat net ratner was saying.
"Have you no clothes but those you
have on?" he asked the boy.
Griffin remained silent a few mo
ments, deliberating. Then he said:
"I want a boy about your age to help
with the horses and anything else
there is to be done on the way". I'll
give you your grub, but I've nothing
else for you. If you want to go with
"Why shouldn't I? New York is the ! U3 on those terms you may.
only place on earth where anyone
ahould wish to live. There's no other
city like it. Londoa is a country town.
compared with grand old New York.
"Well, come along with me. Those
clothes wouldn't last you halfway.
You'll need an overcoat when we get to
Perhaps it Is as you say. but your tne mountains, and I must have an
digestive organs are so badly wrecked other blanket. Beckon we have buffa-
league to contend with today.
The National Grand Opera company
staee and In 'he orchestra pic 1 ne
box office receipts totaled $11,1C3.50.
The nearest approach 'to this was a
concert bv Knbelik In the New York
or Canada wnicn waa to nae niiea an H1ppodrome vben the sale was a little
engagement at the Illinois theatre this Qver ,s coo
week has gone on the rocks and will The manaJ?r. of tne recent Chicago
not appear. But inasmuch as Rock Is- conccrt pal(1 Tatraj!Zinl $3,000 and
una wa one i mrre nu ritri.t -.,wi Thlr lnoal nns was
in the central west for visits from this
high-priced institution. It affords evi
dence of the fact that this city is re
garded as a place that will patronize
The Argus regre's that in a lecture
la Rock Island yesterday an attack
was made upon a religious sect. The
world is growing too broad and man
kind too big in Intellect for denom
inational hatred. Every man has
right to his own thoughts, his own
theories and his own convictions as to
Christianity In form and In worship,
and great as la the Christian universe,
there la no room for bigotry.
Uncle Joe Cannon's denunciation of
President Wilson recall, the famous
tribute of General Bragg of Wiscon
sin to C rover Cleveland many years
ago: "We love him for the enemios
he has made." There Is nothing In
common bat ween Canooni.m. Pe&roae
Ism and Lorlmfiitn and the political
Ideals of Wood row Wl!oo. The more
these standpatters and their Ilk attack
the president the dearer he becomes
to the American people.
about $1,500. leaving a profit of about
$4,000 net. for this concert by two
Ruffo's season of five months in this
country will net him $104,000 if Ive
sines the dates he Is already, booked
for In concert with the Chicago Urate
These facts and figures reflect music
honor upon Chicago. It shows appre
ciation of good music and real talent
Is Increasing all over the country, and
If this Is true. It indicates education
Let us hope the day Is not far distant
when all gTeat and progressive muni
cipalities will give first class municipal j
concerts or in aome similar and ef
fective way enhance the Interest of all
people In good music
Rock I.land enjoys this advantage
and has for several seasons through
the munificence of C. I. Itosenfteld
who provide for Sunday afternoon,
concert. In Long View park In memory
of bis mother.
"The Young Lady Across the Way"
jbJsnettts or arbitration.
ATh board ec arbitration that baa
eo aattlng for three months la ChV
considering the wage and other
d'aereaoee between the Rorllng'on
rout and f.J trainmen hat announced
Ts decl)on. Substantial wage lnrreas-
Woman Hangs Self to Post.
Areola, 111.. Feb. 23. Mrs. Jennie K.
Snyder, widow of a local banker, killed
herself at bar home last night. She
fastened one end of a piece of linen
skirt about her throat and tied the
other end over a bedpost, then hangtd
heraeif. Her hnsband died recently. It
is said s!e ii temporarily Insane be
cause of iriness. Two of her sons 1.
ed themselves several years ago.
that you can't get any joy out of pat-
rcnizing the restaurants and you re
so near-sighted that you can't Bee a
chorus thirty feet away, so what is
there in this New York life for you?"
Why worry It the d.".y be wet?
Why grumble If the wind, blow chill?
Within the vale the violet
Is bravely struggling upward .OIL -
Why smile because the day Is bright?
Why hope because you're out of Jail?
Who knows that you, before tonight.
May not step on a rusty nail?
"Yes, sir, it's one of the hardest
things in the world."
"Keeping a good opinion of a man
who owes you money and rides past in
an automobile while you are compelled
It May Be.
"They say that the constant use of
alcoholic beverages causes the brain
"I suppose that is one of the rea
sons why a drunken man can fall
downstairs and strike on his head
without getting hurt."
Too Much for Him.
"Oh. zees langvaitch!" complained
"What's the matter with it?" asked
am all in!'
T am down and out; I
Oh, zees langvaitch!"
"He married his wife, for her money,
"He claims he didn't, but I've seen
bis wife, and the circumstantial evi
dence against him is almost over
We asked the young lady across the way what she thought of vocational
training In the public schools and she salj sbe tupposed everyone ought to
be able to carry a tune but it did seem to her as If it would be better to teach
the children something that would be of practical use to them in after life.
For Form's Sake.
"Do you Intend to forgive your son
for marrying a chorus girl?"
"Yes, but I shall, of course, have to
show a proper amount of Indignation,
It was 4 a. in. ami Ililfcinit crept
softly Into the house and removed hla
hoes, but as he tiptoed up the stairs
one of the treads gave a lond creat.
" tljat you. John?" demanded Mrs
Bilk Inn from above.
"Xo. my love." repjiod B:lklns. "It's
h atairs." Judce.
lo robes enough."
Mrs. Griffin called her husband aside
and expressed a doubt as to the pro
priety of taking with them a waif who
was entirely unknown to them, but
Griffin said he would need some one.
Zeb proved a valuable acquisition.
He soon learned to harness and unhar
ness the horses and was very useful in
unloading and loading the wagons
when the party camped under the
6tars. When Griffin was obliged to
make repairs the boy proved very
handy as an assistant. It was the
first time in his life that he had been
a member of a family, and b seemed
delighted with the association, the du
ties and the experience of traveling all
day and camping at night with the
A recital of the adventures of tho
party would fill a volume. There is
only room here to say that after
many mishaps and dangers they
reached the mountains and after many
more mishaps and dangers passed over
them and finally struck the region of
the gold diggings. By this time Zeb
had become a fixture in the family. It
would have been cruel to send him
away; none of them wished to part
v ith him.
Griffin had brought some money
with him, which he invested in mines
that had been partially developed. But
for a long while none of these invest
ments turned out to be very profitable.
Meanwhile Zeb grew to be a young
man and gave indications of having
sprung from parents above the aver
age In the social scale. He had out
grown doing chores for the'Grlflln
family, but lind not outgrown his in
terest in them. Mr. ai:d Mrs. Crlffln
were the only parents he had ever
known, and. as for Molly, he would at
any time have given his head to grat
ify a whUu of hers. But n lm m-mxm
older he took hid pick and shovel uud
started forth to try his luck as a pro. !
When Griffin had boon iu California
six years he struck a bonanza. He
bought a partly developed mine for a
Bong and sold it for n fortuue. The
u mount he nveivod fur it wit 420
pounds of gold.
It must be reuieuibered that Califor
nia was still au Inaccessible country.
To reach the Atlantic coast by lnnd
the same ixrilus Journey tho tirlfflin'
bad taken to reaiii the IT.Mlic must be;
taken again. To go by eu tne:mtj
something, though less dangerous, hit
any rate more tin-some. They g,
to return to tlwlr homo in Xe vl!j
....... luruine iti
them, but dreaded either of tv
routes. After much deiibc,
was decided that they would go Sfmti
ward by sea to Panama and therJT
tempt to find transportation across
ithmus to Colon and thence by w
again to New York. They would arS
the necessity of a Journey down t
west coast and up the east coa
They made preparations tor n.
Journey, putting their gold in a b
to take with them. It wag carefgi,
weighed, showing that there weretj
actly 420 pounds of gold, exelasire tf
the box. Just before the ship sailed -which
they had taken passage lfa
Griffin was taken suddenly uj. 4
deliberation Mr. Griffin decided to
Zeb in advance with the treasure ttW
he might investigate the means
getting across the isthmus. If w
found it too diflicult to warrant tlto
going by that route he was te rt
the fact and they would make otitf
arrangement-i. Zeb sailed on the ihb
that was to have taken the whole party
and in due time reached Panama. Ht
had been instructed by Griffin that if
he found it best to turn in the gold
Panama and take a draft on Ne
York he was to do so. As soon as bt
arrived he made inquiries as to cro
ing the isthmus and found it prtefr
cable, though dangerous, princijmUj
from the liability to contraction f
He wrote Mr. Griffin the result of
his inquiries, but the latter did net
receive his letter, for Mrs. Griffin n
wicrtu ua juicn.iv ua sue Baa ben
taken ill, and, finding a ship about t
sail that would touch at Panama, b
husband, worrying about his gold, de
elded to follow Zeb to the isthmus. "
When the party reached Panama,
they found Zeb in trouble. He. had
decided to buy a draft for the gold
and had taken steps to do so. But on
weighing the metal, instead of la
weighing 420 pounds, it weighed 418.
This was a sad blow to Zeb. So fear
ful had he been that some one might
purloin some of It that he had had it
placed in his stateroom on the ship
and kept it there during the whole of
the Journey. He scrutinized the box
to see if he could find a gimlet hole, a
loose nail or any other eridence of ta'
outlet for the gold, but none appeared,
and his heart sank within him at tb
imputation that must necessarily rest
upon him of having stolen the missias
four pounds of gold himself.
When the Griffins arrived Zeb con
fessed the shortage which he waa un
able to account for. Ixmth as was Mr.
Griffln to believe that -Zeb had ap
propriated the missing four pounds of
metal, he was forced to believe that
the young man bad lost the money
gambling or in some other way and
had been obliged to take the gold to
save himself. Possibly ho had hoped
he might replace it Mr. Griffin re
verted to the time when they had
taken Zeb in without any one to vooc4
j for him and admitted that that bud
j happened which might have been ei-
2 . v.. , Mivt . tx iit ui rctcuiccu.
was the only one of the three who In
spite of the indisputable evidence be
llevetl in Zeb'a innocence.
After a conference Mr. and Mis.
Griffin camo to the conclusion thst
Zeb had been cornered in some wv
and had yielded to temptation. They
cared little for the gold that was miss
ing, but regretted that one they bad
grown fond of should have robbei
theru. Mr. Griffin told Zeb that they
must part and handed him $oOQ tut
immediate use. Zeb declined to tali
Mr. Grifl5n decided to take his gold
to New Orleans and succeeded in get
ting his family across the isthmus
without oue of them coming down
with auy of the fevers then prevalent
in that region. On reaching the Cres
cent City he had the treasure carted
to a bank and asked for a draft for
its value on New York. The gold
was counted and the draft made out'
When Mr. Griffin saw it he remarked
that there must be some mistake. He
had figured the amount himself from
the weight and had made It much less.
The amount of the draft was the same
as it would have been had the go'1
missed at Panama not been taken,
whereupon he received the following
"Gold sent from Washington to the
mint at New Orleans has been found
to weigh less at the latter thao tha
former place. This is because
Orleans is nearer the equator tuna
Washington, and the centrifugal fore
arising from the revolution of tt
earth is greater' the nearer one ap
proaches the equator, rendering
Here was an explanation of the mis
ing four pounds of gold. Mr. Griffla
1 hurried at om-e to his wife and oanjB-
ter to announce that there had after
all been no robbery. Zeb was co'
muhicated with and money sent W
bring him to New Orleans. When W
arrived he was received with 0Pn
arms and from that time forward was
a metnlier ot the tSriffin family, taking
their name in lieu of bis own, wbii
he never knew.
Feb. 23 in American
17o2-Wilii:iin Augustine Washii'gtoO.
kinsman of George WasliiPiKU ano
distinguished soldier lu the Revo
lution, born: died 1MU
IS2T Genera! tjuiuey Adams ClUiaore.
directed the Federal siege
Charleston. S. C. in 13. wr0'
ISas John Thomas Scharf. bisf"1
( writer, died: lorn s4.i.
i&tt'l -General i!!iam Karr.ir S,nI,'
noted Kedeial commander i" tu
civil war, died; born lSoU.