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THE _EOPLE'S JUNL
VOL. 6.--- NO. ~~, PICKENS,. S. C., THURSD)AY, NOVEMBER ,i86ON D LARAYA
[he Strength of the Two Cand
th ReItUr'S fromi Evei
MIc IN lEY. NO. VOT',S.
:! Iifornia................ ......... . )
' lonectiilt,........................ .
I IlinoisI ................. ........ 2
I 13(13111............................. .
Ke.ltuzcky ........................... 3
\1 a in ...........................:.. G
. . . .. ........ ... ....... 1:,
i ane ..ta.......................... !
\Ir.V hId ................ .......... I
% hijv l n~ ............ ..............
v lampsiro ......... .. ....... .
w'v .lersey....................... 10
N w 7 York ..... .....................:m
c llh )lkota....................
i o .. .... . .. . . .. .. ........ . . . . 2:
h I.hm.......... ...
3outil Dlcakot... ...................4
l'eim1 ont............................ 4
'est Vir'ginia..................... '
V i.c onsin .......................... 12
T otal ......................... 277
Thn cloctoral voto in Indiana was nc
\eltuc,.ky 1)th lptrties atre still claimin
>lateo it. in tho IRIepublicanl collumniii.
North Carolina and Tenncssec hate
iost probable that the Bryan electors h
)akota are1- v'ery Cl0s, a1.n1d an ollicial c(
vbileh, wt oe' selfishine~sst sawv
iothing byond his ovn. Shei heard his
i'ick, impetiuous stt(e', lovver, and,
)CVee)ing through the curtains, saw the
ight pop up ill theo window opposite h(r
)wnVl, and rielily sho diviled that Kit
mad bwnvi tormenting him againl.
Veily the ( )rmsbys scemed to exerciso
baliful influeneo over the Farrars,
od, wvith all her admiration for Kitty's
>etter qualities and her remembr-aDnco
)f all Jack's goodness in the past, her
Icart was harden(ilg again.st them, a1s
t was', in jealous disquiot, against idel
a1. Daunton. At t hat momnit she secm
%d to long fo# the companionship of her
3rother amd wished ho ha(d como ill.
5he hoard her mi other's gentlo words
Ililgling With Leal1e's deep baritonio
Ind 1elen Daintonl's low, soft voice,
ind again the feeling gained ground
xit hin her that sh1e, to whom the moth
r clung with such love and depend
1co inl the past, was lirself in need
Af advico and sympathiy, wvhilo that
miotheif.r 'was8 finding othe r helpers now.
WVayn hau( gh ne, tho servalits had r0
tii 1, and titill the pleaiant, friendly
:!e j, IVn n. It wr. 1 al 'well (n01g
so f1r a:, Maleolm Leale vas concerned,
but, u L1y -hould hli r mother so ut tely
:Onfide il o of whmill she0 klew so lit
te and of wh10m1 Ellis w\as begililling to
mspect So nmeuch? Why should Hlelen
Daunton be a1lowed to accept those i
mistakahlo attentions from Captain
Lealo eveil wlien1 her act'Ins plainly
Smowed that 131ro had 1'eeI some3( m3 ys
terious tie betwooni her and Jack Orms
by in the pad?
Thin, aigiiit, ciimo re(.ollections oif the
nic' 1hFlit had scen her slip in Ormsby's
b1and1 that iiight, an11d, longing forsome013
body, for something, to distract her
tIoughlits fron, her own angry self, she
loro( isido the curtnin and pered out on
1t Ilight. Tro-, no6 00 feet awI3y, w.Nas
WIm window. There, to her riglht,
the Finow\- covered exiane o the parad
terminat33ed at1 th3 fa: iout hern side by
t he blacek hulk (if the (one story hmrrack~s
3331d thle gldisten1Iing lighits of the3 guard'(
110use tower', whier'e, 033 the loweri flor,
thie 5(ergean31t of. the guar'd anid his ('0r
porals~b held their sway. Off to t he left
laty th30 rolling slopes, 3111 white and3(
peace'('ful in tiheir' fle(ey man13t ie and3(
gli'stening in the miolight, savo'ewhere
h'eamied by'~ pa:1 h3wa3ys lea~din~g to the r'iver
and( dhisfigurledl by theo woodecn fences of
the bac1(k yar31ds.
Farl acro0ss t ho Platto thec red1 lights
burn~ed aIt Iiunko Jimn's, and3( somo3 (ln
hallowed( revelry wa'3s going on, for oven
at the (dist anco tho black shalpes of
horses5 ('ould( be seen1 tothered about 1 o
premises 505, and( 011e or two m3oro0 dimi dots(
of pu( eestrian 313 eemed30( slowly cr'eeping
aceress 1130 s:tr3eam1. The13 post of sen'ltry
(on No(. 5, a1t the 33orth ('ld of thle ga3rri-|
5(on, lI(gan3 l(mekl of 11I ho Olone~l 's quar-1
tersi (3 tl'I he point, of the 1b1uff and( 'Ont inl
u3(d (on to t he r'ear1 of the0 oflicer's' (quar1
ter a'iIl Im Ia'(3stern33 fronlt, wh'lere it joinl
I'd tha lof (No. th, anid (een as Ellisgazcd
from~ her' indow she eoul 1(1 t1 Ihat the
two 51n333 s approach'13ejing 03ach olth~er,
were apimrent'3' 11y h3avin 3g some3 'onlferenceo
abou13t th3e situation301. Thiero was a lowi~
fenco'4 s111311a1ting their yard( from3' that
ne(xt do((or3, 3(nd1 ihe sniow~ wa~s ahn33ost un1
trodideni. The're was8 3n0 palthway' a1round3
the( bachei(bO loden nlext doo(r, 1as t hero
was.' around11( No. 5. Post ser1van3ts und3(
orderlies thlought not31hing of uitilIizinlg
the ha3llwa1ys of quarters3 occupiedl sol'
ly by sualternis. The11 bac1k gate stoodi
open3, a1s sheo could see, 3and( th~e boaird
wailk lea3din3g from33 it to thle rear11 door
was8 viibl for hlf its len3gth. That
had1( been'i (leanly sweIpt dIurin~g tho day,
and3( le'adinig fromi the galto dliagona3lly
nero3'Os tilh yard'( throu01gh limo 3inowd'rifts
was1' I lie tra3eCk of 3a3man3, and3( right at
th3e re'ar 3'orne1r (of t ho bachelor's' (juar1
ters, 131ha Ol onceled from t ho front and1,
peerinhg (1agely arlound, (vidn 3((y13 stuidy
ing the windfowli of the groun33d floor' of
the4 house51 occup31ied3 by3 11h0 1ladies of the
Farrar113 family 13, wats tho 3)an1 himself, a~
big, hur3ly, hleavily btar'ded fellow, in~
the far' cap and11( roulgh grea'ltcoat of tho
I:e as,3 hal (31f alarme31(d, half anno3yed1,
yet cert :333 ailyasia1ted(, Ellis hlung a1t
th3e Wiln 'w i-he hea'3rdl the par11ty break
in3g up (1'.wnI siair ls, heard( Loamld wish.
ing 11h(em 3 ('3rdial good n0 Iighit and( cl0os
in~g th1( 41003 The3 silent watcher' board1(
that)to, for' :I he sound3 of the 813am3,
w4ithmout wlhich t''w fron31tier' 131 maodoors
wor'o over'3 kn'w 'V 3to shut, thel dar31k flg.
uro pL1pped~ back and1( remainecd out of
aiaht until Leailo's anitdinrly form3 haA
idates for President Shown by
y State in the Union.
131VAN. N). VOTES.
Alabam1 ,a............. ..... ..... 11
l'' o r id a ..... .........................
Geo, mrgia ..........................
I1 toa ,aia................................ :
M %ml i n;'a ............................ 3
NI ississ'ip1p i .........................
N evada .................. .......... :1
North Caroltia..................... H
N ehra-ka .......................... N
Sou1t.h Carolin .................... 1
T exaii('!sov .......................... 12
\'irg inia. .. ......................... I
W ash ingt n......................... .
\Vyo in 1g .......................... ;1
T otal................ . ......... It-o
t decided until Thursday morning. In
g the State, though the latest advices
b3en partially in aoubt. but it seems
LVO been chosen. Californit aid South
iunt may change one or both to the
onle .m n awyda row. Thenl
(WCO inrsolentiul t camee
palrtially intlo vie, wadily a Cutinliz
ilg i lle low(-r wincdows.
EA was a sold it r's (laughter and no
coard. She was conscimiux -f an iim
pulse to tbrow openi Ile window aind
cliall ngo t lie skullcer, but even then her
mt i-r's slowA step was h(ard IIsceiding
the stairs and 11clen's sweet voice, as
the hat ter cano oi to assist her.
"Indleed you need not, Helen," Ellis
heard her say. "I have grown bettor
and stronger with every hour, every
hour. Even tho sadness has been sweot.
Even the old scenes have brought now
comforts. Even the new sorrow has
brought relief aind peaee. "
'"You havo not yet told me of that,
nor havo you told Ellis. "
"Sho shall know, and s0 shall you,
scar friend, tomorrow. Tonight I want
to kneel; I want to be alone. " The'
Ellis heard her hand seeking the knob '
the door. Hastily she turned to meet
her mother at the threshold.
"You are better, Queen Mother, God
bo thanked. You havo looked better
every lay. Will you-not como in, Mrs.
''Thank you, no: not just now. I
will go and put out the lights and leavo
you two together for awhile. I know
Mrs. Farrar is pining for a peop at her
soldier boy's window." Already Mrs.
Farrar was moving thither, and Ellis
darted eagerly forward.
"One moment, mother, dear," sho
cried. "Let me draw the curtain-it
it doesn't work well. "
And with the words she boldly threw'
aside the heavy curtain and noisily, os
tenit al iously raised the sash. Just ats sho
believ(d would be the Case, the skulker,
alarmedtt, sprang back behind tile corner
(if t1e adjoining bouse aind d(lep within
it: :Shadow. Will's light wias still burn
ing 1brigihtly, and in her clear, silvery
voi( his sister Ialled his namiiie. "1 Io'Il
OiswerIi in a minulte, iiiothier. Don't
comife to t)mt window't yet,'' shio aidded.
Anud, as~ though answering her call, as5
though watchful, reatdy, eager to servo,
event t lieu gh unisunitunonied, aniot her form
camelt smlenlltly iinto sight onl the moon
liglit wal~ k ill front, and1( a voico she we]ll
knew hiai led froma over~ the low picket
fenice: "Will has just gonoi up our way,
Miss Farrar. I brought him11 a message
a miomhenit ago. Can 1 be of any serv
ic'?"' And there, of course, wvas Jack
"Thaniiik you, no,'' was the answe'r ini
cold1 conustrint. "'I had~ n10 idea ho had
gonie and1( that you werel there. Mother
meeywished to speak with him a mo1
mi t."iand wit that she mieant to dlis
miiss hini bl lit r miother, pained b'y
he~r te itoft constriaint amid coldness5 to
ward on wlhom iie hierself so5 greatly
li kedc, c:iinet to thie w~ icdow herselfC.
"Elli, youl art' not eveni ('curt'ouis to
that lit nest gien1 thnin,"' slit said in
addedcc ini cctiliaciltins, "'arc' you going
anyw~hiere? Are' you uy?
"Enii irly at. youri $ervic(, Mr's. Far
after te cotloniel ft'i his~ nighitrai antd
his heave, so I cmn ii o ut ftor a strocll.*
The maujr an md Aiit Lout arte trying to
remnembelr whlire t hey Ileft. (f tlasi-t niight,
anid Kitty, 1 funtey, is bullying thle lieu
01n iniutce? I ha~vte a liftt'e ptat-kt that:~
I waniit Willyu tio tbtl ni his drie'sinig tia
bule w hitn hie c'eos in."
glad, I knocw."
foot ocf It'I e ais.
"'FlTihn yt'i so monh." was Nirs. Far
is i mlitom ma.l il Vbi roi (i n
tilmf e if a o um i l'ic I in yt it thec' m' t iesifi
tm' t~ eir. I l r' I t land on li
snher rooi.er iwn th n o oudiheo
ino~ te parlfor yt nct lid aul to
to SOUntI or voices Xirom below, tho
cold night air blowing in from the open
casoment unnoticed, even the miystori.
ons prowler at the back of tiho house
for the ioment utterly forgotten.
And meantime, turning quickly upon
Ormsby, the ionient she had led hin
within tho parlor below, Helen Daui
ton, in low, trembling, yet determined
accents, spoko hurriedly: "I had not
hoped for this. At best I thought to see
you no sooner th *an tomorrow night.
You hiavo read iny note?"
Ormsby bowed coldly. "Yes, but no
words can tell you lily surpriso at seoing
you hero in this household and as the
trusted companion of whoni I have
heard so much. Do they know you
"Timy know notlilig. They have
miiado mm weleoio tald 1ido0 lif l sweet
to mo again alter it, was wr'led and
ruined by their own flesh and blooi. I
meaut--God forgive ie-vwl fir st I
Caino to them, lonely, destitute., that
sU:l timio they sllould know, but. froi
t he first I grow t o lovo hr ; froill t le
day of my reception under her roof ily
heart went out to her as It has don0 to
nio other woman since iay own blessed
mother lied, long years ago, and then,
then I learned of her precarious health
and I temporized and now love her as
[ love no other being on earth, and,
knowing that sho never heard of her
son's iarriage-for she has talked of
hin occasionally to Iue-I determined
never to tell her of that or of the little
one murdered by his brutality. I havo
Ormsby was just in tine.
bid It all-all. I hid from you, for you
alone knew me under the name she
bears and loves and honlors. Oh. Mr.
OrmllSby, YOU we'r" hin1dl1eS, helpful ness
itself to ine in those hitter days. Car
you not see how impo:sible it is for mc
to tell her now? Can you not help me t(
keep the hateful truth? See, sho hae
been gaining here day after day. Don't
let her know-don't niako mo tell hei
-perhiaps kill her with tho telling
that I am Royle Farrar's wife. "
"Hush!" lie whispered, for in her ex
citement her voico was rising, mid he,
listening nervously fo r a footfall that
he knew and loved tA thrili'd at tle
Sound of, heard Ellis Ias r.aidly lolng
the niarrow hall above, as hIluii ill an
swer to her motlir's erl. "lush,!" ho
repeated. ''I must think oif this. Tell
Im, has Miss Farlrar .t Iiy time, in
alyway, Seen that. you layv known ila
'She ha~s, Mr. Ormsby, andl I, with
all the deep, dee'p glrat i t ude I feel t o
wardl you, I have in eli uniable' to till her
the truth and (xplin what Ii cannout but
kn-ow has iniado her suspicio us of me,
hats hurt you iln h-r est ini:ut ion. Ohi,
wh~t shalil I do(1, wvhat shall I 'o?" she
cried, winging herv wh'itei hanids ini grief
nnunt terable. "Keep myl se1reu'iit, 1 im-*
phl Ire yoiu, jutst 2-h hours, uii it h is sa
credl anntiversalry so fatal to, i-u dre.Wid
by her, ha2s passed atway. Leat nii .slek
come to her at CJhristis. Then,~1 if iieed
"'llushl!" ho atgin warnied, fur Ellis
was almost at thle doorway. "'I mu ist
5t'0 you tomlorrow. Un11titn"-- Aind
then, though the sweat was striiolin;r eni
his forehead, hoe 'inid, with suilh enmi
poisurei as lie could asiimie, wvithi yar-ii
ing and1 tenderness~~ he:inig inl his
franlk, hiamisomie face, toi mieet the piioud
girl whent i h loved anid inl whose' aIvrt
cd eyes tie si emied to read his seat nee,
shlort at thle doorwayViI, sho gaivereuiic~ik
glaincie at thle wornlan whoii, t urinlg heri
back ulpon~ themi, tirst seiinigly bunsied
herselIf at the cuirtainis am~il the moitIlvedl
and1( theni waus lost toi sight.
'liithe diiired-iiC me0 to hanid you this,
Mr. (Ormsb I y," wa ai5 11 tha it llis said,
and1( the li u ltly t iuned away.
"'Ellis!'' lhe irie-d ini a low, Cager,
sorroiwinig Itone, as hie spranlg tifter her.
Bu11t inlstanitly3, wit h upidft ed haind,
she tuiire, first 1ast touifgth to conifroint
and1( warn~ himi back, the as111 thlough
enumandilin~ ig Si lenice. "'hilush, listenm!"'
sheonu aid. " 'What is t hat '"
SomeuithIinlg li ke tan ilna:rt iulate, sti
fled], mounning cry camne fromn thle dIiree
tioni of thle dininig room, andi, riuiing
thit her, swiftly, nsielessly as bie CEuildt,
Ormasby wasM just lin thime to i-eu Ielen
I )annutiin ri-cling back fromn tho wyindow
andil statgger-ing towardl thle soifa.
-At thei 'onvenftionf of the I ri--h
rai(0 last moniithi in Dubldin, two i- - -,
er-', who hadt comio froml the I uoited
States, contribituteid the followin'g sen
tiInces in the coursen of their spe'eches.
One oif them., in !Iiin sEome il-tails U
perso~nal hiistory. infoire hiis heiaieis
fore, a nased i l~it hoy. wi tiut a di
lari ini hin~~pcket." s;aid the eti cr:
-- i:ntil lan-t, veekc, I had neve set foot
in t' ind iof miy bh.th."
Ievery man11 (o the be.-t he
knows, and if he is not a reel ho will
do about rig/ht.
By Capt. CIA RIMS K ING, U. S. A.
That night ElIis Farrar was as wake
fiul as the sentries oni their t-now bomi
Posts. It was after 'midnight when i1loi
retu'v ed from progressive whi-t at tho
doct r's, and though luck had b(fr iend
ed her and kept Ormsby from Io-r side
shlo had been able it tilmes to watch himt
vhen chance brought; him m-ar Ib Ir-n
Daunton. She( noted with j(-alois misi
cry the appeal ing 10ook in Heloen 's e'!
when once they were for an iitznmt left
to themselves. Sli could have worI
sh saw a lita tOc Ca) of papIr ho1h
Ormsby at that moineit nad quicky Iy
stowed in his waisteoat pocket. But I
rest of tho evening it was Leale who
devoted himself to Ilent and Laen
who escorted her honw, and this ftm t
Ellis saw was something that seemied to
givo Ormsby no conecrn whatever. Htad
she not been blinded by her suspicions
110 would havo seen that poor Jack had
only one real sourco of troublo tihat
Dight, and that was her own determiLd
avoidane of him.
Wheels within wheels weio whirriiig
in tho garrison, and Ellis Farrar wIs
perplexed and worriul more thanl rho
could say. Eveni pl(, garrliu1s15 AI It
Lucretia% was involv(d in ilh reet
Complications, ftr withill the 1nIt tilree
days Abitjor Wayne had II n on no 11011s
than threo creasions in1 Ow(11 kil] I
fldential talk with 3r:-. Far-ar, a
that on on21 ooension 11,1 b ft thI (t:
invalid inl tears and fromli wi\ .-W h;Al
gone to her room and was.- found ther
oil her knees by Ellis half Im hour lat
Cr. Ex:planiilation was denicai . her at the
"Not nlow, Ellis, deaIr', "Was th10
pleading answer. "I cannot talk to
night. Later-after Christmas-I will
toll you all about it. " AnI wit h this
tle girl had perforeo bc(n coilte.i YI t
hero again sho mouirnied becvause while
refusing to tell her own daughter thIe
reasoni (If her tears imd agitatiln Mr.
Farrar had wl comed 1ie-n toi er rOm1
and found solaco and comfort in her
This lovely, plaiid, moilit, night,
as' they ca1e Iiway froim Dr. G ray's,
old Etntuin was phdinly bdi.appoilltd
and Lucretia ats plainly d"isturibted whenci
Mr.Farrar quiit ly.- anld pse vl
took the a1111 1111d ld hii, lt h
er than Ioa d upon his tengt, 4Il tihe
hoinewardl way. L-iais, ecorlted-41'h
.DN rtinl--,nythin~g to gta;y
Ormsb'y this ni,,h t-had btrit d hm
ward -lmd thn (o (ev I-m an oi.r of
sight, yet not Al lhomw lng her itother
detained the mre'amy maltjor at thet gate,
whilo Lealo and i1 loll Danuton col
versed inl tho little parlor. Thert had
been a gathoring t. the Amorys that
samuo eveing, a little dkinner party, as8
Mrs. Amory expresed it, "ill honor of
tloe who are ngtul1d amd tho"o who
ought to be, " aind pretty N(l1 Willetts,
a captainl's dugliter. ail young Alton
of K troop wel the first nn111111d, 1and
bewitching Kit ty and \ViHy Farrar, ono
c011111, at least, include d il tle : '.i
Mis. Amory w ;a charming hteis:..
She was It a ll. (Im, uy family, h:l
wealth nd111 ba uty to a1d to 1r r (ham' Is
and1( had11 l. en v. wrd( and voen by her
when heo was a boy lieu;( lant ding(i1
declaItred W\il wa1 aV1S dark (eyed edit ion
of jutst whiw t 1her Frank was in t he earily
sceent i:t 2and t hat Kitty Orni:by was
''too like I was 20 yubs~ ago fo' any-~
a Kent uckianl as5 never to forget (eln
the sweet, sot dialect of the blue gr'aH
country P'ho so fondly loveod. Ell is, to
Mr-s. Amiory's relief, had begged off tho
dinner, saiyinlg tsho felt. 21h0 oulghtlnot to
be away from her mothier's sido just
n10w, and1( frankly explaining to Mrs.
Amnory the apprehensions they all1 felt
on1 thait mother's alccounit, espec'iailly at
this tryinlg timue, so nlear thlo anniver
sary of theo colonel's death.
WVith all t he worldly goodls with wichl
sheO had ondowedl her hus15band 20 ye'ars
gono by, pretty Mrs. Amnory coul2 dn't
add1( to thet government'It 211low'ane of
quarters anid her dining room would on1
ly hold tenl; so, as Ellis wasn't especial
ly interestedl inl any 1man1 at the post
despito t1h ttenltionsH pid heri by~ Mari
tinl, JessupI and1( othier aivailble fellows,
Mrs. Anmory wisoly decided1 her to be
doeply interested in somebody far away
and know the man11 the mlomnent Ornmsby
camo. So Ormisby and1( Ellis, as. has5 been
said, woent to whiist and1( cam1e1 a1way dis
satisfied and unlhappy, and1( Will and
Kitty wo'nt to dinlner and2( a danco amt
Amory's and1( had a1 thrilling tilff, as a
result of which she refuseod to ask 111im
in1 when he took hecr hlome, (een though
Aunt Lucretia, hlopin~g it was Walyueo,
beamed upon(42 thlem, thIoughl it wasi aittr
mhidnlight, froml tile doorw03y, and( theo
colonel and1( Brot her Jack, Iloomlin~g upj
through a cloud (If cigar smoke, shouted
to tho( suffering subltern to comno Iln.
Wrathlful and stung to thle quick bly Kit
'ty's coquetry, Farrar turnled inldignalnt
ly awvay and2( souight his ownI qu~ar'ter.
- The lights were st-ill burnilng ini the pa
. lr, and ho folt suro Lealo aud Mr's.
Daunton were thorn 21nd( ho was too
"mflifl'od" to carn to sco themn. A dimt
light was bur'ning in 111 hiothier's room,
and1( ho believed her to havo ret ired car
lier anld s0 mad1(O it na~f excu1so not to go
for her good nlighlt kiss and blessinu.
Tho door1 opmiledI 3u0t a5 11e was hurry
in~g by 2and( Waynio 'amlol forth inito the
clear mo101n1ighlt, and1( thle boy wondlter'ed
that ho slhouh1( be. Ithere', inlsteadof lit
F"enton's, as uisual, but ho idin't wish
to sco or speak w ith hi I im. Ile shuinmed
theO (do0r of his chum121's bachelor den11 as
ho boltedl ini, never no4ticinlg the bright
lighlt inl Ellis' window or' dr1eam11ing thalt
bis sister sab thorc alono in her troublo.
A RIS 1 MAY B. EXPEICTIED.
iltCeti(c.ig Facts About tIlo Cotton
Sit tiation-A Mln Wilo Knows All
About the Crop anti the Mlarket.
C'oltimlbial State, 4th inist.
'1he heavy cotton receipts since the
Openi ig of the cirop season h1 ave created
an n ion t n icommrei al cirles
that, tihe Crop will- approxi mate 9,000,
000 hales, but that this estimato is too
large is the OPin1ion of a gentleIan Who
has Iorde IL Careful budy of the receipts
this year coi) mil Id w i tit pIevious
yearI. 11nd W1ho gave a iresentative
of 'I h( St te al ill teresting talk con
ccrning i the cotton s ittilion yetrday.
AL, the ousthe saiid that, prlices4
would iscarculy be atfectud shuitid i-yat:
he elected, except, po.ssibly. thiece
would he a teliporiary declint' of per
haps half a cenit a pound imimedliately
fol low i ng his clectioni, after which I
t'itere would he a slow and steady rise.
IShouhd Mr. McKinley beClected, prices
would 0oom at, first and the ilse v.totld
be Iiliomly sustained, for the faith tht,
is il him iltvav tho StaL.istical position
of cotto n ; the seriouts outlook of the
India crop, which lits deterioIated
very fat, latel3' from drought, lbeing
atlect.ed thie Samu Its was tie crop in
Our oii country; that, is, by prmlitatuiro
open1ing of imm atutiric boll-;s siedding
oil blooms and young boils, would also
be of effect.
In 'lgypt tie crop i a full one and
w ill be equial to the last yea'"s crop.
In this country it ias practically all
hpic "icked and hlrgely out of tche
Tit ( )etoher movement was smal ler
than thei October inovcment i in 185'
and Only about I wo-thlirds of the mlove
ient. dlrin.r the sailic lonthli in 18111.
'hat portion (if the crop which wi.
picked and marikceted iuring Atigust
has alroady beenl counlted withl thle rv
Uiipt of IP 9Ii, aid Shoutltd he dedti
ed from the estimites for the year
I111i 1, bised on acreage and condition
in I S!i. The niin beri of such bales is
about 200,000. Taking the aereago and
cond it ion on October Ist. as a ba sis, the
crop would amiount to 7,"!96,011hls
deducting 200,0i)) inariketed tuiring
A gislitkoes the probable crop 7,6961,.
(h0 hales. Since Otlober b t, it is
claiied, there has been an improve
imlen t. it condition, 1ased on toperop
estimates. Making Ihcral allowance
for such hle terient, the crop may
i'each1t.0 8,000.000 bIales.
Now as to consumi Iption. Mr. lilison
estimiuates the Consumption of AmImtl'
icani cottoni for the y ear 18910 7 at 8.
5(000t hales. This estitmate presttlnes
a colti nuance of Cxistinog tride cotnd i-I
tion throughiout the world. Inl Indiat,
owin it tht-e thLreatentd faminte, it was
I louit. that there would he a dcided
.alIin of in the demlitanld for cotton
-(ithtl, bit if titc sales unt Luck hee IDay
art ' an i indication, there will h hiut lit
tlt clng'e, if any, inl tihe dmLliand.
The Sales this yeatr -n Lucxikh1o lay
we -.':ii0 pi"3.01 ; hat'Iyauhey were
Ihit0i pi eces. The stick Of ilnLlti
facture(d cotton abic and( yarns in]
tt. l1:nited King-doml is sl1ightly le S
than oIt the sane date last yeatr, anid
pricecs realized on recenit sales are
somtwhtL belowII last year's.
In ti is country the emlt,land lis been
very s!ack during thi entire uuntr
yet withal, stocks, except of print
cloths, are smaller thani they have
lieen fo' Ia )um r C'f yes.
Thell recenit rise inl vereals will have
effect o f vreatiniig a lar'ger dmild a
soon as 1.be mloney realized from th11
rieu i'telces tile hands of tlhie farn-r.
Fu-bthermore, at pre-seri i' cls lr
cottonl and for Inautfact . d p.1 .21'
itnnufactuirie's have Ia bUai'dn1 prolit,
in) nmaufactilure. Colid they Sell their
oodil t.hey could all1 run full time and
miLke plenty of money.
''The ol.-etiof at revival of trade wotill
hiotpeti l.iv ruti-h fori cot-Loin bectweeni
icin woutldl ro'vutl, a Iraill, permaiInenit
Ihain for' iianiy ycars; if tcli' erop esti
iiIatedo, given hiereini, is ablouit ciirriect,,
i.h ie will lie ito surpl us.or' ILL imosl.. less
thlani .000 bai5 IleCs Oin SepIternbe letIs,
Mill ineni canttll aLlordLi to takC
:shouhl thbe croIi. of I -t.S lie at mod)(er
at ior p'oor orni, sil so wvill attemptlt to
stock up again tt(u'h It contingency.
Te wh' iole s itiationt poii nts to att least
a1 t''it a poundiit risc in cottoni befoiie
.lanual~ry 1st, 18!)7.
IT. l.O(t0t48 isli!iC A WAil.
Guin hat I--Wey ler' Is Not I 'leasecd
With IIis I' 'gent l)eiunaniis.
A New Ytork lliraid special fr'omt
.Ja:cksonvi lie, lFla., says t-hat Cubaniti
leader~is it thait ci t3y and~ in Key Wecst dec
claic that they haive irelibe inf(ormia
tilt lthaLL the r'elIatioins of Lbhe 1 Uited
S'taItes andit Spini hav rLOueached IL cirisis
'l that developments of grecat inter
Iina imp ~ICC(ortanc i in gr to nuba
nma bi exettd hhn h.nx
A di'ies r'eceived firom Ilaivana are' to
th-- elTect tha~t .thie dleparLJturo of Con..ul
Gieneral Laee for WVashiington Ias
O'aused'( by this cr'isis antd thaut hiis ire
port to l 'reR idcen t ClIevelan Ithwill lie of
suchel chiarneteri Lbhatl it will Ialmost ceor
tatinldy i'esutlt it action beinog taken by
th ie Uiii tea State(s. ItLis u nderistood hihiat
the case of the Comnpetit' r pr1isonlers
wats the immniiediatte cau~sel ol the de pari
Lii re of Gener'al I ec.
wayIL~ in regai'd to thiese pi'soners and
ito'it re(gardo Lo Ltreaity r'ights.
Generai'&l I et hIad rot. bmeen Iadvised
bys C'aptaiin Gciteral Wivier thatt the
pi oner is iwiIohl be re.i'i<'d, butt ats s0oon
a' thle consul l eai'ned , itnohliocial ly,
w hiat wasL goIng on, atnd that the caso0
hadl been called foi' militlary atnd niot
for civil coinsideraition, hte sentt an en
er'getic note to Capitaini Genteral \Vey
' 1-, pote5ting atgainist any retiL inot
ii act'oi'da withie W Lireaty stipulti ~ons
andt enitering exceptions to the pro
ceedini is as inautt)gurtedI. CJaptain
G e Weh-r t.r ade~d na':inrg any
Iirie i'esponii', plea~d ing laok of auI
arti: <o9':io'-ing if nral Lee's right to
ti icai-:- iitor' woeb ci t hwi bceii the
itment by3 thei .\niilii11rica iistci' andtt
GenerailI I m'e then sent Captatin Gon
oral W elr aL second~ note. more nn.
ergetic than the IIIt, in which he re
iterated his prev eus oIj-etions, an.
in additioln stronlgly h in ted that the
irregulitr proceeditr, if iot rncedi
would rieVent thie United Stites fron
recognizing in any way the validity of
the new trial. Captain General Wey.
ler (id not answer this note, but short
iy aftertwartds the court martial pro
cuodings which had been instituted in
the Cahana fortiess wero suspended.
Again anld lgain CaptainllI General
Weyler requested Gener'al LeO to fui'
llish prool thalt thle prisoners wer,
A rit c izmstiiiZ.Intd as often the Con
sul 1t plied that they were all Ca-iptired
umb-e~l the protectCioti of thaLt i.r
Captin (nlieral Wcylcr, thben pro
pIsed to alltow tile v'CorrepoA'denlt, Met
ion, to go free, till, to pulnisl the
tothetrs. (w0en-eral L'e aigailn replied
that0, he Coulid malike no distintion0, 01.aS
Owht A merican lag was over theim all.
Ill the meanwhile Geneirai Iwo aid
' retary In ) niby were in a b
r n , -mh IinattrH , antld
t-lhe conlsul genierail was finllly ordt1 red
to Wlash inigtoni.
F'or diplolmtic reasonls ConsuIl (;I.[
eal Le wonhd probalbily deny11 i.,, lit it
is a falct, nevethlIe less, tiart lit sitidl to
ain in tiitate friend before leiavin for
t-he Uited states, :
"I t, would not sui rprise ine if I should
returin to IHavana iii a watiship."
Inl enn~iIAetin~g onl thle abhove ds
pittehl The i traild says :
"The loregoing d11ispatch1 w;!s I.< -
cIved fromeil at e'it.'spioIlnt, in .1ack
.'( I lle I, P .'la. It waLS ir p s i l 1o
verify it., aid und1(ert these e:reu
2-tance s it is puiblished for wlat it ;v
ICli A - t i N NIEWS AN) NOTIFS.
l'tis 1 inte1rest In Connlection i Wil
t he E'leet ionl of,3 Mcin )ley.
The resuilt Lshows th, most of tihe
Deitcrats who des;e'rted 1IrIyan voted
for leI in ley dir 'et.
''lh IHolto of lIep restitatives will
c'Ontinuelt to he ItpuliCan b~y imhtmt, the
Faelt. pir iailit.y as at preseilt, with ia
somliewlut sr'.Ionl'thieed silver seiti
iment from ihe \\et.
TIht latest advices from the States
who0w 11.isatuesar to Choo00e Unlit
etl States Senriators itdietie lih at, aft'er
l-areb l s lver's re doinance in thatt
body will he 11in intainled.
The vote. (or P'resident is the heavi
c. ever east. It shows grteat inrens
over tat, f l.81. Chatiriati Ilanna
clat"nls 01hat AlKiley will hauve a, mlil
lion plural:0'y overl lIc;ya.
Mr. Iry-iu Ihs extelded colgriatu
IationP, to the suectessful candidite, and
s:ys to Mr . McKinley : We have
Itbi it teii till i.sues to the American
1411pU ettd their will is law." Ile is
i'tpar'I i t'lIen t to the bimuet
aLt ' ists (th COUntr'y.
%-er( 1,a1y Carlinicl hao r.(emov1ed from
i'n Thoma-t F. Br1antle14'y (.f Smith
( arolinai, chi'![ of the urinllv anrd nav.N
d vision, third au it's iltn Bil.
Lon) T. 1 ,y' of T'Iids'e, asistat
chif lit. M . w11a1ri I lt, divit l it o of thce
:ecvc liary's oiet reuvth-parltmlet,
nEdl Of Ihv'c .re('11, IMn l i lda bevl oil
ti e I ti lif r li. yan i ail id fr Ill silver.
Mlr. Doyle has been.1 speaking- inl Mary
lant Itld Mr. HI'antliey il Webt Vir
TI~o Iliimevtallic Lea~gue0 of Great
menclto: -Lllog forth the claimiti that the
I *ti t "ii It a i 1tLo to tt 15 it pr'tli t cilt
electiOll of McKinley to tille presidency
Of Ii. I nAlited Statos iS at victori-y of it)
rnaljtionalt hi etalis , otingi inl ,ulp
rf, of this conitentiOn from the mlon)(
tIl tlik of the plitftOri atl.dOpt.eit 1 by
Mt. lIepl'oican) convent1m ion hld at St.
Loi , coluIciding with a pledge to
proliote' iln inlt.erntatild ItI atgreernent for
aIii hitl Ii'i~tli lttar amluongi the comt
ThelI Shitislit It and1 Sti '.l Cotmpainyv,
of lBir'liinghaml, Ala., ohtelof the ltrgest
ats fol lows : " ustomiers atlind poduieris
of irIn lr IIeadyi feel goo etffet) c lts oif the
elecctionr rul'ts~I . Consumliers arte an x
iotis to buty att, formeriI prliCces. Pro
du Iclrs i quttt all een ts i .anco for'
priomtI i 1 deivery3 atnd 75i cents for i18i7
deli very. I L is siafoI to sny pr'osperi ty
is restored andit likely to continute foi' a
TheII Nortlh Germilanl Gazetto devotos
a Iltading aritiei o to comm tten ts upon
tilte presidet'il eltIection ini Libo ;init4ed
St~ate.', inl wich the pap~ierhi disss
the '. n estL from the German'l po) irInt oif
vien~ that, M-K i nley nwa'ins aI highI prlo
teeti ve t~iiI ini A mit a andii i 1 th Ieirefore
d1idl not po.ssest the syn-.paIth~y (If G er
maniy. " lt,'' 'ih GIazetto says, "If
lI'ryan lad bileen sutcces'sfuli, Germany
would not have beeni any bettor olf.
Tihc victory of MIc'l 1inley, however,
necdI no t, arou~lse toot great fears. The re
will, of (oilmso, hi' a very strong desiro
for ier Itar itit, yet it is impohtssi ble
thtt thely ran p-iol much hiighe~r con
sidetring! the needs of thte population
oIf thte UnIi t'ed Stattes. MoreI'over there
are tterP1 pol it ical fattors which will
s'imsibiy limlit the p)oers of tile peo
A N'ovisi Git.r-An unusuaitil con
tribhittilon t) thie niation al caimpalign
ftnd io](f tile I )omtoeratic patrt~y wats rO
coive'd itst week. Mr. \,V. NM. hit0yt, of
CObiientgo, wvho heads the fi rm oif W. MI.
and whottlesale' g r. cern., gave t~hrough
the (cou1nty ciommiiit tee di Iroct to Mr:.
I Irit io ILl~ttPIIIwo titpaig fnd Mr.~l1
hei .soldJ, iandi peor in casht that Is so hard
to gel , I"r .in's reason I donate thatt
(If wieC1 itl am verspp'ihliedi. I have
conv'.ey i thle propeIrty to Mr. 1ryn's't~
namefl, th in k ing~ that unider the circumn
start ct.s he coild raise mor'e cash for
thte party Llban If miade to the commit
tee oin i nitnee. T1ho abstract heroi'vth
shows good title to me. Theii property
will no doubht be worth more than it
is If Mn v.liyan is elected, andi we are
to agini ha~tve prIospoeity. Otherwise,
itS nov.' it, will r'min uitnsatlle&."
Mr I. I riyan, on hieing noiti-:~d (If tile
novel camnipaign contribtton. (ix p~ressedl
his applreciation of tile spirit shown by
Mr. I hoyt, atrd then turned the deed
andtt ablStr'act (If titleI over to Chairman
..ones who will sell it and put tile
pr'oceCds in the D)net'catic campaign
fund. The pr'oportsj is worth about
$k i R O.
WAYSIDE GATJIU NGS.
hits of' utor 1111 Nuggets of Tru
'jr the iMiu tltude.
-The,, man who expects his dali
bread will never got it by loafing.
-There is a policenan in Chicago
who is an active itmiber of the Salva
- a5):in has already sent more than
200-(A) toldiers to put down the Cuban
-People ea, 20 per cent. miore bread
when Itho weather is cold thun wh n
the weather i.- mild.
---10 witho rilgns within hitnelf and a
IuleskI his Pla ons, de, iryes, and fears,
iore than ait kinig.
--D,, ntot, wait for cxtraordinary op
portiun it les for good actLions, but make
ofe al ommon10 -,ituationso.
-If poli1 were a ts anxious to lIVe
righit es th ey are to die right, this
woul be a imtuih better world.
-.No chiurclies are too handsome, if
they aro only mid for and mado ac
esibivle to worshippers with luoderato
-1l is theory . "D)avic, what, Inakes
th rati fall W " iy, it has V, that's
all. I f i t, d id n't fall It would go up and
t, Olit, the sun."
-The t ale-beairer and the tale-hearer
shouh both be iting up together back
to back, oniu by the tonguo and the
oJIr by tlO cars.
- It1 is estimilted that 'the amtount of
gold in the world is about 613 ctblc
.ards, aind it would lit in a room 24
feet acih way, if in a solid cubo.
-The. precopts of the haw'.' may be
cot prehended under th ese, three
!loin ts : to livo honestly, to hurt no
mtian will fully, and to rilder every man
h is duev.
-)ton't, give the children indiges
tile kiick-knacks and then quarrel
with LI'rovidenlee lecatutset you have to
be tip with their celies or restlessness
at nig lit.
I 'ireser ve order, pleaso !" shouted
a man 1n thte plat formt to a restless au
dii itee. " T'''.re's no chance for pre
erves here !" i man yelled back.
"lThere too iiucht jaimi."
-A had ware (lealer in a western
city closes an alvertisemieint as follows:
" Carpeiteirs in thtu country wishing to
liurchitse it ii' of tools will pilenso send
(or onW of ou t er-alogues."
--I ao tlwtyb frank and true ; spurn
every kintd f afletationt it l diisgliS.
II ave the courage to con fess your ig
101Ma nce nd awk wardnletES, aind contido
your faIts t antd follies to but few.
--'Thet, old miaid : laud-Are you
ii. '.er gonjitg to nmry ? lIss Prim
Never, my dear ! I'm going to be an
old imaid all my life, and anm. going to
bring tit my children tit stme way.
-L.t your religion be seen. Lamps
do not. walk, but, they do shine. A
hthuSeitunds no irum, It boats no
,i I and yet far ove' the watOrs its
i 1 ly park i b.'n by the mariner.
iTe small., known species of hog
is the pigim; sw inc of Australia. They
a'j eX actl0y like their larger brethren
in every partietilar except size, being
not liti'er Ihan It good sized houso
-On0 Of .osh Bllintgs's maxims *
4' Rise early, work hard and lato ; IV
on what you kan't soll ; givo nothing
awity ; and if 3oi do'b die rich and
go to 1.h0 devil, you may sue m for
--Said Ia layVrCi' to his young clerk,
Why w oren't, you at the offico oarlier
this norn i ng '''" log parlon, Bir-,
but, I amII a reformer1'. I believe that
the olho should seek the mnan, not the
mian the I llif' '
-"A roil why3,'' the teachier continu
, "sIi ubI we hold thbe agedl in re
spect r''i Guse it's miostly the old
me tt has all the itoniey,"' Tommy
Itiinvere, atnd thet teaerl wa~sn't able
to ohl ier aniy betteLr r'asons.
-ITtere i- at burden of care in get
tinig iielhes 'fear it keeping them;
tempilttion in usIng themt; guilt in
ainSItg tlibemn ; sorr'ow in losing
tlit'mm and14 a butrtln of account, to be
given tip concerning thtem.
-An accurateo remnembrance of names
and faces hais beeni called a gift of
pr'i Inees ; another' gift, showing theono
bitiy of bo0th heart, and breeding, is
thtat oif JitntetiIiouts courtesy towar'd the
hu i nblIe as wellI as toward the gr'eat.
-Sound1( traivels att thte rate of 142
feet pci' second ; about 13 miles in a
minuftie. So that, if we hear .t clap of
thu ndie r halttf a mn iu te after' the 11 bshI,
we itiy catlcutlt thtat the disharge
of electiciity is six and a half milos
- lo honest with yourself, whatever
the teum Otaltion ; say nothinig to othters
that, you tie not think, and play no
tricks with your' own irtnd. Of all
the (v il spiriits abjroadl at, this hour in
the worl inmsi ncerity is the most, dan
- L3'rt~y is at dIisOasO, satys Dri.
G lynii, aind to this delfinitionf the New
Y'ork Tibuine aptly repiies : '" Per
hiaps, but, if Ihli patient, trealts it wIth
hy'podleri':I inj.ctions '(of honesty and
steadyl3 appilication of indutstry, iL can
-A n electrician has Invented a wont
de'fiul watlh that will toll a muan when
his note is comning duon. Ilis watch
would be a great, deal more remark
able, as wvellI as useful, If it would tell
theo man where to get the money to
paty the niot'e.
-T'ho following is the entire liet of
-"Id inig an n i ver'sarlos. First anniver
sitr',, Iron : Ii fth,, wooden ; tenth, tin;
ifteeonthi, cry~.tal; twenticth, chinat
twen ay -hiifth, si iver' ; tirt th, cotton;
thir ty-ifLth, 1 li n n ; II lieth, golden;
-On one of our steamers, during the
war, was a regular Irishman from
(Jerk. On one occasion, ho was placed
on the lookout. Socing land he orted
out, "1.Land( away !" The usual' re
splonso, "~ Whire away !" brou ghlt out
the original Irish answer, "All along
tihe shore, sir."
--''Tre is no other such enemy to
noble livIng and her01c iachievemnent
as worrying. But I( we meet the
hindrances and discouragemnents with
undIsmayed courage, w I~lh persistent
resolvo and with unconquerable energy
we shall master them, and in master
ing them, carve royalty of character
and worth for ourselves.