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Five Minute Chats
on Our Presidents
By JAMES MORGAN
WCoPyright. 1*2% by Jmnes Morgan.)
PREtDENT FOR A MONTH
1/77--Pobrva'ey 9, birth of Wil
S ilam eNnry Harrison at
179'i--Entered the army.
1801.14-Governor of territory
1811-Batle of Tippecanoe.
1816-19-Member of congress.
1819-21-Member of Ohio senate.
1825-28-United States senator.
1828-29-Minister to Colombia.
1836-Candidate for president.
1841-March 4, inaugurated ninth
president, aged 68. April
4, died in the White
House, aged 68.
A LTHOUGH William Henry Har
rivon was elected to the presi
dency -as the log-cabin candidate, in
the first -of our frenzied, parading cam
paigns, he was born ;to one. of "the
first families of Virgiila," lin a manor
house'on the banks of the aristocratic
James. As a son -of Benjamin Har
rison, signer -of the Declaration, with
the blood of Pocahontas in his veins,
and as a descendant of i -Cromwellian
colonel who signed 'the death warrant
of :a king, no president has had a
longer, more historic lineage.
In ability William :Henry Harrison
-fell.'below the standard of his prede
cessors. He was felected not because
he -was a great statesman or a great
soldier, but because he was thoroughly
representative of. the new West, which
was flattered to see in the White House
for the first time a 'nan created in its
At Harrison's inauguration the
presiflency entered an eclipse and
was held for 20 years by secondary
- characters, who reigned, but did not
rule. With men of the eminence of
Clay and Webster, Calhoun and Ben
Williun Henry Harrison.
- ton, latterly Cass and Houston, Doug
. las and Davis,- Case and Wade, Sew
. ardl and Sumner in the senate, dils
tinction and sleadership passed from
- the White House to the capitol. It
was an ignoble period in our polities
when both part les were dodging the
irrenressibile Issue of slavery, and the
smaller the candidate for president
the better chance lhe had to dodge the
In the teeth -of a piercing northwest
wind, the old farmer piresident-elect,
bareheaded andl disdaining the protec
t ion or ani overc'(oat, rodle hlorseback to
the capitol. After addressing a great
crowdi tjiat slhivered in its shawls andl
furs, lhe Insisted, though hal f-froz~en,
onl remiounting his horse and leading
the inautgurial paradi~e.
No sooner' was the first WVhig pre'si
dent in the chair thtan the clalims of
factions and the clamor for patronage
assnileid him. Cilay had declined
cabinet honors-nand labors--In .te
confhientt expectation .of playing the
easier aud more lions4)ful role of thew
,power ilhind -the thenine. The ira
g~erlous manner of (te Great Comn
jloner wounding the presidential
pride, he was requested to make his
ealia at .the White Hotste as infre
gwent -and Inconspicuous as he con
*1entently con~d. -Thereupoii his total
absence became .emba rrasasngl y con
'!flhe one clear mandate of elec
ifon .of 1840 was to turn out tltjemo..
crate end give the jobs to tl Whigs.
Straightway a hungry h .e -'ell
upon Harrison and literally devourted
him. In at month to e day he wvas de'ad
of pneumaonla, the Srst president to
die in offleec throughout the more than
50O years of its existence.
This briefpst of admrinistrations Is
a panthetic little story of a simple,
lonely 01(1 nman, lured from hii, :ar~m
to be the sport of politics. Ailing in
bodly and harried in mind, he was
without tho care and companionship
of his good wife. Anna Symnmes Hiar
rison, (laughter of a New~ Jersey colo
nel in the Revolution who became
one of the pioneer soldiers of Ohio.
Broken b~y the hard toil of a frontier
householdl and sorrowing for the loss
of eight of her ten children, this wife
of one president and grandmother of
another, a till was making readly to
take -i1 'ier duties as mist resn of theo
White HIous(e whien the r..ws of ho:
hushnan' menthu enma to tuer.
AT JAPAN SHRINES
Sights Worth Seeing. In the Em
pire's Temple Cities.
Beautiful Scenery of Nikko and the
Flowery Great Yeddo in the Cap
Ital Well Repay Visitor
for the Excursion.
"Many feet are now treading thelr
way to the shrines in the temple cities
of Japan," says the third of a series
of bulletins from the National Ge
ographic society on the places which
will be visited by members of con
gress on their trip to the Orient.
"Eager Americans will stroll along
the shdy streets of Nikko to the
tombs of the shoguns and drink in the
indescribable beautiful scenery, their
lips all the while murmuring the Jap
anese word kekko (beautifuP), which
the Japanese say one never learns to
pronounce until he has seen the city
of Nikko. In Tokyo. called the Flow
ery Great Yeddo, the capital of the
empire, they will see the imperial pal
ace and tke remains of the former
glory of the shoguns, a fatmlly of nil
itary governors who were the virtual
rulers of Japan for several centuries,
and in Kyoto they will probably get
a confused, hazy idea of one or two
of the 800 Buddhist temples and 80
"Perhaps, too, In the temples of
Tokyo a bit of American pocket men
ey will go to a plriest for prInt i
pretty prayer on a slip of paper, which
the visitor, In true pilgrim fashion,
will press to his foreltead an( to his
breast and then fasten to the tem
pie wall In order that it may be a per
petual petition. But then when -there
are 30,000 delties to whom devout Jap
anese write, a few Amerlean pleas will
scarcely clog the celestial posti serv
"There will be many native pilgrims
on the way to the shrines. During
the summs'r nonths, when the crops
have been taken care of, the village
folk, though they have the -teamples
of their ownt pltroini delty and the tox
god, feel that they must stnd out a
pilgrim or two to the sacreil moun
talis and holy places of Japan to
worship in behntf of those who can
not go, and so they provide n fund for
his expenses. Nor.does ite emissary
travel in state. Life for 'hinm loses
most of Its perplexi-ies. 1Ie is
equippedl with -n cheap white cotton
shirt that can 'oe easily waAhed, tight
- fitting trousers and a loose White cot
ton jacket which he tncks in with a
girdle. He weNars an enormnous broad,
stiff z'traw hat, and om 'his back he
carries a piece of matting wlelh
serves him as 1an umbrella by day and
as a bed at 'night.
"In Nikko, though he-does'not come
especially to visit the 'toribs of the
shogims, he 'loats and bivltes his soul'
within the siradow of the two great
mausdilen of The formder of the line
and his grandson, the merelless ene
my of iristianity, Whikh stand on the
side of the mountain. 'Up, tip, up, he
climbs hihrougi -ourt-yrrl and garden.
past one splendIor after anohmer, until
lie reaches the henutifil telliple and
the actual burial phAec of a line of
rulers whbo usurped the -sovereigity of
the empire and t-eld it for almost three
centuries, making the f'ew. years cov
erng the -glory -of Na-poleon and Crotm
Iwell insigul-ficant indeod. Wh'en the
pgmreachmes -'hie -top oft the moan
tainahe prays. Thlen he smokes at pipe
or two and leisuirely takestup his jour
"In August the pillgnim n'dlls off his
Imnst and the ',lsitor froim foreign liands
climbls ouit of lhdt nit th~e ernek of dawn''i
to hear the lotuis flower bdoomi, for the
buds hmnrst Mthm a pleasing chuirnet
"If Nikko is the iruim't heetiIflu c'ity
in Jlantan, Kyoto etn ii Ie called thle mnost
inrt erestin r. flere the feinn i sit or
litnds h ers'l f hbewi lder.d by t he temst
and vel-:et s. A\fter e': has b ou .hlt
timre thtan she ennt comifortt ~rly get
seei a tilt of the molkadto's rcnilee whIi ch
'over's over 25 acres of gro'icai andmr is
surr-ound~ed by ni great wail with six
gates, or journey out to see the iinrg
est lake int Japan, Laike lBiwa. ande the
1,200-year-old pinme tree which stands
Machine Digs "Trees at Nursery.
The nursery tree-digger has been
devised by Edgar A. Jackson of Cmt
liertino. Cal. Wilth this maehine 50,
000 trees may easily be dtug it a day,
uting about ten gallons of fuel. The
gas-,ngine Is genred to drtus attacht
ed to cables, which in ttrn are ut
tached -to the cutter dievice. TIhe gear
redution gives a tremtendotts pull, ugnd
holds tihe cuitting kncife with a ver'y
large lif-ter, making thme hmnnd puhlyng
of the treos easy. Thie machine micves
froma one row~ to another by Its own
A Mappy Accident.
MIss (1 shnpmnre-! huear youn'rr the
ma n wh~o int utedl thait cute little
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Mr. Zitt-rt happened this way. I
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uinder my nose, so I just shtved the
rest of my face and iled It aprott
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