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KEWBERRY, S. C., WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 1893. PRICE $1.50 A YE AR
THEIR NAME IS LEGION.
CanidateS for United States Marshal and
District Attorney-senator Butler's
New Secretary-They Don't
[Special to The State.1
WASBINGTON, May 9.-The order
from President Cleveland, probibiting
office-seekers calling on bim at the
White House was due to the recom
mendation of a South Carolinian. On
Sunday evening Senator Butler was
closeted with Mr. Cleveland, discuss
ing South Carolina affairs, when a
mention of prominent politicians seek
ing office were announced. Turning
to- Senator Butler, the President said:
"Senator, I cannot half attend to busi
ness of State when I am interrupted
"You brought it on yourself," said
the Senator. "Why don't you issue an
order to the effect that you will not see
any office-seeker at all?"
"How will it be taken? Would it be
"Let them learn that- it is for their
good, and that of the country, then
they will understand."
"I'll do it this very night," said Mr.
Cleveland, brightening up at the pros
pects. And that was why the order
was issued on Sunday.
The order of President Cleveland
shutting theWhite House door to office
seekers is not without precedent, de
spite assertions to the contrary. Nearly
eight years ago, October 27, 1885, :r
Cleveland issued a similar statement,
in which he not only said that he
would decline to see those seeking pub
lie positions, but their advocates as
THE DISTRICT ATTORNEYSHIP.
The Senator and the President were
discussing the matter of appointments
of District Attorneyand Marshal. If one
ruling goes into effect, Abial Lathrop's
days are numbered to a very few; if
another, he will bang over until June
18, 1893. Mr. Cleveland has not de
cided whether a man's term begins
from his appointment or from the day
he gets his commission by confirma
tion from the Senate. "In the case of
South Carolina and others," he said
yesterday, "it must be decided very
Mr. Lathrop was appointed May 24,
1889, but was not - confirmed until
June 12, 1890, which makes a.vast dif
ference to the anxious applicants for
ke j.. Cunningham was. aP
pointed Marshall June 21,1889 and coii
firmed March12, 1890. Here is a differ
ence of nearly a year. While it would
seem clear what to do to most men,
and especially to Democrats, Mr.
Cleveland is still doubtful, but says he
will settle the matter within a week.
.THEIR NAMIE IS LEGION.
Here is the list of those who want to
-be District Attorney: William Elliott,
Beaufort; J. W. I)eVore, Edgefield;
Charles A. Douglas, Fairfield; James
F. Hare, Yorkville; L. F. Youmans,
Columbia; George W. Dorzaw, Dar
lington; W. M. Julian Jervey, Char
leston; Julius E. Boggs, Pickens; J. H.
Earle, Greenville; 0. L. Schumpert,
Newberry; E. B. Ragsdale, Winnsboro;
Theo. D. Jervey, Charleston; WV. P.
Murphy, Walterboro: J. 0. Redd, St.
George's; E. G. Graydon, Abbeville;
C. G. Henderson, Walterboro; H. A.
Meetze, Lexington C. H.
Twenty-five- want the marshalship
plum. Here is a full list of the aspi
rants: J. N. Eustes, Winnsboro; E. M.
Boykin, Camden3; W. R. Davie, Lands
ford; WV. L. Mauldin, Greenville; J. P.
Hunter, Lancaster; John L. Carter,
Parksville; S. A. Durham, Marion; T.
C. Moody, Marion; G. E. Taylor, Cam
den; M. T. Holly, Aiken; M. L. Don
aldson, Greenville; WV. M. Gordan, A.
M. Balley, Orangeburg; M. M. Shaefe,
3. H. Brooks, Edgefield; WV. W. Riser,
- Newberr.y; John T. Gaston, Blackville;
EgYr Marlboro; Edwin ,Har.
rs; W. W. Humphreys,
Anderson; Frank Mellett, Sumter; B.
-N. Richbourg; J. C.Wilson, Newberry;
0. A. Wylie, Richbnrg; J. S8 Simons,
SENATOR BUTLER'S' NEW SECRETARY.
*Senator Butler hs~ a new private
secretary, Carroll Brooks having re
signed and taken a place with the
Pennsylvanma Railroad. It is with
genuine regret that the younger ele
ment around the capitol will learn of
Carroll's transfer, as no secretary had
made more friends with the gang- or a
better impression with the old than
Gen. Butler's protege.
The Senator has appointed Daniel C.
Roper, of Marlboro, as Mr. Brook's
successor, and he will come on in a few
days to take his place. Glen. Butler
said last night that he hated to give up
his present man, but seeing an oppor
tunity to put him in a good|place, and
Mr. Brooks being anxious to accept, he
secured it for him. The Senator bas
always changed his secretary at the
end ui every other term.
THEY DON'T UNDERSTAND IT.
[Journal, May 10.)
The appointment of Mr. Roper is
cuiga good deal of criticism, some
amusmentand a greater or less degree
-of perplexity at the State House to
day. The fact that Mr. Roper is an
-avowed Tillmanite makes the appoint
ment look as if it was a stroke of policy
on the part of the astute Senator, look
ing to the forthcoming race for the sen
atorial seat between himself and Gov
* MR. NETTEES ALSO.
It is also learned that a place will
be tendered Mr. S. A. Nettles, another
ardent Tillmanite. Just what the
fet tis kind of an appointment will
have on the lieutenancy of Governo
Tillman in the campaign is quite bar<
to predict. It is at least interesting a
well as amusing to the lookers on i
THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COUR
Must be Modified or Abolh%hed-Which?
Here Is a Good Bit of Humor.
LAiken Journal and Review.]
It is evident that the Supreme Cour
of the United States will have either t
be utterly abolished or radically re
modelled. Of the two, we should taki
it that abolishmelfould be the thing
Reconstruction of the methods or ever
of the personnel of the highest court i
the greatest country of the univers
would'nt keep it from grinding ou
justice in finality among sixty-fiv
millions of Americans. Somehow, unde
any sort of modification, force of lonj
habit might tend to make its decision
impartial and conclusive; and that i
not desired or required in this swee
period of progress in which the wagoi
is in front of the mule. Down wit]
the Supreme Court! That's your racke
Clear the court room, lock up the con
cern, plug the keyhole with a putty
wad and then hang the nine hoar:
Justices in effigy on the outside!
Serves 'em right if they can't take
joke! We won't consent in this day t
be ruled by the edicts of a Court tha
does justice to a "rotten corporation
like a railroad. After a while cottoi
mills, and foundries, and banks, an
newspapees, and colleges and churches
and lots of other "rotten" affairs may
if things are allowed to go on as usual
develop the inonumental gall, in cas
of litigation, to look for justice fron
this same United States Suprem,
Court. It must not be. The idea!
And, by the way, Dr. Sampson Pop
of Newberry appears to be in absolut,
touch with us on this point. Dr. Pop
is not thesame who electrified Congress
man Johnstone's district with appeal
for Cleveland and Democracy last fall
but he is the same who was said at th,
national capital to resemble both Napo
leon Bonaparte and Governor McKin
ley of Ohio-in personal appearance.
The marked difference, at the sam,
time, between Dr. Sampson Pope anq
the other worthies was noted to be tha
neither Bonaparte nor McKinley
equally eligible, had ever applied fo
office under President Cleveland, an(
that Dr. Sampson Pope had. He wa
in Washington, an applicant for th,
post of United States Marshal and look
i1g after his fencem
For some days the despattches fron
Washington pulsed with confident pre
dictions of the -Doctor's appointment
then they didn't pulse so high;then the:
didn't pulse at all. Still a good man
contended thab he had secured the lu.
clous grapes and was hiding them ii
his boots just for fun, when lo! the ap
plicant suddenly reappeared at Newl
berry, where he is alleged to hav
publicly declared, as the outcome c
his mission, that he "had no chanc
It is now reported/that Dr. Sampsoi
Pope says that as soon as the Circui
Court handed down its ruling in favo
of the railroads he wrote to admonisl
President Cleveland not to appoint bir
United States Marshal, because hl
would not serve under a court favor
able to "rotten corporations." As the
United States Supreme Court has sinc<
sustined the lower court's finding il
favor of "rotten corporations," and al
all American citizens, in every capacity
of necessity "serve" under Supremi
Court adjudications even as to minutes
cncerns, it would seem that Dr. Pope'
written declaration to Mr. Cleveland
if he wrote it, in legal eff'ect withdraw
the writer's allegiance from the Unite<
But why should Mr. Clev'eland b
cautioned not to appoint Dr. Pope:
U. S. Marshal? Why didn't the Docto
insist on not being appointed a foreigi
minister? For the President bad ex
actly as much purpose to send D:
Sampson Pope abroad as envoy extra
ordinary or to make him an admiral il
te navy as he ever entertained C
appointing him to any place at all
From the beginning he "had no chane
whatever;" but he is not alone.
We cannot guess all Mr. Cleveland'
reasons for not appearing to take fond
ly to the Newberry statesman, but w
know some of them. For instance, wi
don't think the President ever forgav
the Doctor for his sleight of hand a
the August primary, when he thrus
his Governorship ballot into th'
"Temperance" voting box. Such al
absent-minded person, if vested witi
federal honors under a Dlemocrati
administration, might himself hay
gotten into "the wrong box."
ExcludIngK the Chinese.
PORTLAND, Org., May 11.-The stea
mer Danuble, w hich arrived here sev
eral days ago, with 612 Chinese aboard
left last night for Victoria, with 410 (
the Celestials, having succeeded in Iani
ig'only 202. The captain of the steame
evidently gave up the task of trying t
land the Chinamanl. The ship Tacomi
is expected here to-day with anothe
cargo of Chinameni.
GOING BACK TO CHINA.
TACOMA, Wash., May, 11.-Thb
steamship Victoriai left for Hong Koni
yesterday. She carried, 28 Chines
ators and.merchants, who were orderei
departed by Collector Wasson.
Sunken eyes, a pallid complexion
and disfiguring eruptions, indicat
that there is something wrong withur
Epel the lurking foe to health, b;
purifying the blood with Ayer's Sar
saparilla. Cures Erysipelas, Eczems
lt-Rheum. Pimales and Blotches.
r PASSING UNDER ECLIPSE.
The State In the Penumbra of the Evans
s Liquor Law-Boards of Control for Six
I teen Counties--The Sacred Palmetto
Blown on the Whiskey Bottles.
r LSpecial to News and Courier.]
COLUMBIA, May 11.-A portion ol
~ the county boards of control were ap
pointed to-day. Governor Tillman and
Comptroller General Ellerbe were clos
eted in the Executive office most of the
morning, and before leaving they an
nounced the appointments for sixteen
counties. The remaining appointments
will be made as soon as possible, as it
is the desire of the State board of con
trol that the county boards orgauize
and get to work as soon as possi
t ble. In all cases the appointmentc
a were made upon recommendation.
r Sometimes by the members of the
T delegations and in other instances by
friends of the Administration.
Governor Tillman, when asked what
t was the rule in appointing the boards,
replied that good men who were in
favor of the law and who would see
t that it would be carried out, were ap
pointed without regard to their politics.
He remarked, however, that so few
Conservatives were i12 favor of the
law that but few of them would
be found on the boards. It will
be seen. by looking over the law that
t the boards are very important factorc
in carrying out the provisions of the
3 new-fangled regalation of the liquoi
The following are the boards an
Abbeville-Thos. J. Ellis, Francih
Henry and John B. Sample.
Barnwell-J. C. Wise, C. M. Hieri
and S. E. Ulmer.
Newberry-Wm C. Sligh, Jacob Senm
and John A. C. Kibler.
Spartanburg-M. Heldman, A. F.
Burton and J. M. Harrelson.
Georgetown-W. 0. Bourke, T. M
Merriman and M. S. Iseman.
Lexington-S. P. George, W. J. Bal
lentine and W. B. Seay.
Charleston-W. Gibbes Whaley,
John H. Graman and James D.*Thayer
Aiken-Lewis Bradwell, B. F. Hol
9 ly and Thos S. Williams. '
Colleton-W. D. ConiJor, J. M. Hum
t bert and L. Bellinger.
Greenville-John T. Bramlett, A,
W. McDavid and Joseph Leach.
I Darlington-George Just Brown, J.
0. A. Moore andW. P. Carter.
Edgefield-Jacob W. Hardy, D. R
- Durisoe and Luther W. Reese.
Florence-W. ...Finklea, J,S. Mo
Kenzie and Jas Lawhorne.
Richland-John Crowley, Julian B,
. Friday and J. R. Price.
Sumter-R. M. Wilson, E. M. Pittt
and R. A. Frierson.
. York-Walter B. Moore, A. C. Beek
2 horn and W. F. Dye.
-Berkeley-A. E. McCoy and W. C.
. Whaley : one place vacant.
e WHAT THEY HAVE TO DO.
f The dispensary law imposes consid
B erable work and responsibility on the
county boards of control. The follow
1 ing is the law creating the boards :
t Section 4. It shall be the duty of the
r State board of control to appoint
1 county board of control composed oj
1 three persons, believed by said board
B not to be addicted to the use of intox
-icating liquors, who shall hold thei:
B office for a term of two years, and un
B til their successors are appointed. Said
I county board of control shall be sub
5 ject to removal for cause by the State
Sboard of control. Said county board
B shall make such rules as Will be
t conducive to the best management oj
S the sale of intoxicating liquors in theil
a respective counties : Provided, all sucl
s rles shall be submitted to the State
i board and approved by them before
adoption. Said county board of con.
B trol shall qualify and be comimissioned
~the same as other officers without feet
THEY APPOINT THE DISPENSERS.
Applications for position of county
dispensers shall be by petitions signed
and sworn to by the applicant and filed
with the county board of control at
least ten days befoie the meeting al
which the application is to be consid
ered, which petition shall state the ap
s plicant's name, place of residence, ii
.what business engaged, and in what
B business he has been engaged twc
years previous to, filing petition;
that he is a citize'n of the United
tStates and of South Carolina ; that
the has neverbeen adjudged guilty
of violating the law relating tc
2ntoxicating lIquors, and is not a
licensed druggist, a keeper of a hotel,
e eating house. saloon, restaurant 0:
e place of public amusement, andi that
he is not addicted to the use of intox.
icating liquors as a beverage. Said
county board of control shall be charged
with the duty of prosecuting the coun
.ty dispenser, or any of his employees,
.who may violate any of the provisiom~
of this Act.
f WHAT THERE IS IN IT FOR THE BOARDs.
SSection 10. The county board of con.
r trol shall use as their office the offici
of the county commissioners of their re
spective counties and the clerk of the
r board of county commissioners shal]
serve as their clerk. They shall pre
serve, as part of the records and files oj
their office, all petitions, bonds stnd
other papers pertaining to the granting
B or revocation of permits, and keej
suitable books in which bonds and per
mits shall be recorded. The booke
shall be furniebed by the county like
other public records. The county
board of control shall designate or pro
-vide a suitable place in which to sel
( the liquors, and shall furnish or grani
,permits to purchase from the State
ommission such liquors as shall be
necessary. The members of the coun
ty board of control shall meet once a
month, or oftener on the call qf the
chairman, and for their service they
shall each receive a per diem of $2, and
5 cents mileage each way, and their
clerk shall receive $2 per !ay for the
days actually emplcyed as buch, but
they shall not re ceive compensation i
for more than thirty days in any one
year. They shall, upon the approval of
the State board of control, employ such
assistants for the county dispenser as
may be necessary. The county dis
penser and his associates shall receive
such compensation as the State board
of control may determine. All profits
after paying all expenses of the county
dispensary shall be paid one-half to
the county treasury and one-half to the
municipal corporation in which it may
be located, such settlements to be made
Commissioner Traxler is at his home
quite sick. In his absence most of the
dispensary business is being done by
Goverpor Tillman. A lot of sample
bottles have been received. They
have the palmetio tree blown on them.
BY MISS PENINA MOISE.
A for Prince Arthur, that ill-fated boy,
Whom wicked King John was resolv'd
B Bonaparte, who o'er France did prc
But at last on the rock of St. Helena
C stands for Cvesar, of Rome once the
Who a victim became to his great love I
D for Darius, a king and commander,
Made captive in war by the great Alex
E for Elizabeth, called Bonnie Bess,
Who had for each day in the year a
F for Francis the 1st, of whom we are
He met Charles the 5th on a cloth of
G stands for George, and four of this
To the throne of Great Britain succes- t
H for Henry the 8th, the bluff, British C
Who married to murder, and murdered t
I for Spain's Isabella, whose Jewels
To promote the great work of Colum
bus the bold.
J stands for James, of two crowns the 4
Yet of both dispossessed, e'er he closed
his career. 1
K for Queen Catharine, Aragon's child,
Divorced from her consort, tho' by
L for Louis the 14th, who rashly re- 1
The Edict of Nantes, by Navarre nobly
M stands for Mary, whose principal1
Was to win Philip's love e'en by sacri- 1
N for Napoleon-not Corsica's son,
But he who a throne, by a coup d'etat
O stands for Omnar whose barbarous
To precious old books, applied war's1
P Pius the 9th, a Pope tripple crowned,
Whose Vatican stands upon classical1
Q for Queen-that's a title-but where
find the name,
Of her majesty, who this initial may
R Richard the 3d, who on Bosworth's
Saw the White Rose of York, to its Red t
S for Severus, who to remembrance we
As the Emperor who built; ancient
Britain's great wall.
T for Titus, who, tho' Rome's Impe
Felt the loss of a day as a mighty dis-t
U for UJlrica, o'er Sweden she reigned,
And by merit the love of her subjectsr
V for Victoria whom all must comn
As monarch and mother, wife, daugh
ter and friend.
W William the 3d of Orange (Nassau), 1
Who supplanted King James, his ownt
X stands for Xerxes,whose laurels soon 1
Before those that the brow of Leonidas
Y for Yorke Earl of Hardwicke in his
As one by his worth to the Woolsack
Z for Zenobia, a prisoner of War,
rBound in fetter's of gold to Aurelian's
To Get at the Facts
Regarding Hood's Sarsaparilla, ask I
the peple who take this medicine, or c
rete testimonials often published
in this paper. They willeertainly con
vince you that Hood's Sarsaparilla
psessunequaled merit, and that I
Hoon's PILLS cure constipation by
restoring the peristaltic action of the.
alimentary canal. They are the tiest
FBOM JERUSALEMa STREET.
il Sorts of Politics Discussed-Bat the
Street Is Calm and Serene.
To the Editor of The Herald and
iews: It is a source of regret to me
hat I neglected, in speaking of the4
aucity of applicants from South Caro
Ina for Federal "pap" in last 'week's
aper, to say to those few who have felt
onstrained to offer themselves up upon
be altar of their country's munificence
bat they had better do a little howdy
o-ing in this quarter, for having voted
first, last and all the time" for the
resent incumbent of the White House,
am in a position to volunteer some
dvice to my friend Cleveland in the
election of those particular spots,where
would be feasible to allow the official
ightning to strike.
I know that it will bring no solace to
be unfornate aspirant to say to him
hat this matter had been forgotten by
ne until the time of the present writing,
.nd. hear the pathetic "might have
eens" that may possibly be poured
ato my remorseful ears. Consequently
shall offer no such skimmed milk ex
use; so come right ahead, boys. "Come
arly to avoid the rush."
12.30 till 1.40. p. m.
To expedite business I will rig
ip a pair of old fashioned winding
ilades, with a good soft responsive
ressure glove on each of the four arms,
a my auditorium so that you can
peak, shake and scuffle, just like most
f you have heretofore had the pleasure
f doing at Washington.
This is an off year with me and the
rhole reserve fund of sympathy, not
itherto expended on myself is at the
all of my dear "Les Miserables"
u proof of which allow me to
ay, that, for the appointive power
o go' off on a junketing tour to
qew York and Chicago, to honor a
nan, who has been dead over four hun
red years, for discovering America
vhen there are thousands anxiously
6waiting for an opportunity to assist in
he management of its present internal
nd external, and in a few isolated cases,
ven its infernal (vide the Irby-Gon
ales embroglio) affairs is the heighth
f refined cruelty-to animals-and
hould be so considered in the eyes of
he law, and dealt with accordingly.
During all this fever heat of expectan
:y Jerusalem Street is calm and serene,
ixpecting nothing of,a schediastib na
,re from the seat of government, yet
villing to undergo some of the discom
brts of public service if It be impera
ively necessary to the succeess of the
Is all reason and every spark of cour
esy dead in the political world of to
lay that Latimer, Straight and "little
4ack" should be hounded to death as
rhird partyites or Populists? Let us
ake it for granted that they are. Did not
hey, and an overwhelming majority of
heir constituents support the regular
Democratic nominations last fall? If
o, why should a departure from the
*ime honored custom of recognizing
actional help be made in this instance?
A faction that makes possible the polit
al ascendency of any party, had a right
,o expect some evidene of gratitude; a
railure to show which ls an evidence of
he want of a proper appreciation of
he amenities of polite existence. It
s a fact too, well known to be a source
f comfort, that a sufficient number
were imbued with populist principles
wing to the love they bore the very
3am. of Democracy, supported that
arrty on the "one man trial" idea even
when the public expressions of its can
litate expose him to the suspicion of
:aostility to what they conceived to be
heirjust demands. Is it polite to ignore
his fact? Is it not rather suicidal to
ittempt, with the aid of hauteur and
ontumely to coerce so large a portion
f the franchise exercising population,
who despite the assertions of a few ex
;reme partizans, have never as yet,
iknowledged any mian as their master.
Why widen the breach with insinua
.ion and innuendo where common sense
md policy call for concession and re
pect for personal opinions. The "Wage
Workers League" in Columbia a few
lays ago caught a faint gleam of the
rision of expediency in South CarolinaI
ffairs-when they expunged from theI
ninutes of t.heir meeting, the words
'so called reform". Figuratively pat
ing the lion's head, but they made the
mpardonable and impolitic mistake of
;ritting their teeth at him, as though
-eiterating all of the campaign bun
ombe of last year against that party,
he name of which they handled so
As I conceive it the "So Called Reform
?arty" is willing to concede all legiti
nate rights to the "SO Called Conserva
ive Party"; just so soon as they come
;o a saving knowledge of the error of
heir way. They have proved it by
heir support of Gen. Earle and others
rho have subscribed to a belief in the
ionesty of their intentions, without
being horrified over their lamentable
gnorance and simplicity. There are
iosts of men on both sides who would
>e an honor to any commonwealth that
ionored them, and I hope that the day
s not far distant when this fact will be
pppreciated to an extent which will
mite us in an unbroken rank, actuated
yy the one all pervading impulse to
oster that altruistic interest, so essen
al to the existence of the highest order
It is rather early to expect an admis
ion that much of the fait accompli, of
his period of reformatory legislation
ni redound to the benefit of the State.
WVe have our private opinion, and only
he future carr prove the correctness or
ncorrectnessof them, but it is never to
--.aryt lnd encomraement to what'
ve know to be right, and frown down
vhat we know to be wrong. If we find
)urselves unable to arise superior to the
)ounds of partyism to the higher plane
)f principles; and then is the case with
)ut one ray of hope. I was born a Demo
-rat, I have lived one, and when I die,
tmong the kind things that are carved
ipon the stone that marks my resting
place let there be written as a post
icript, "He was a Democrat"; accord
ng to the interpretation of Jefferson
md Calhoun. So should the party to
which I now owe allegiance drift away
rrom its ancient tenets then will I be
round in whatsoever one conforms the
nearest to the principles of "Govern
ment of the people, for the people, by
Jerusalem Street, May 1st, 1893.
The Secret of Success.
As a general thing, the inerehant
who has made millions of dollars, when
explaining his success, does not take
into account that most of his audience
re not born with the same gifts as
himself, and therefore cannot properly
-pply his rules. But it is always edi
ying and interesting to hear from ex
traordinary men -when they make a
incere effort to analyze their careers.
And so, the college address of the emi
nent Andrew Carnegie, who has made
D25,000,000 in manufacturing iron and
steel, cannot fail to attract attention.
Mr. Carnegie states emphatically
that any legitimate business in this
country will yield a fair profit if it re
ceives the unremitting and exclusive
ttention and all the capital of capa
ble and industrious men. Times ol
depression and loss will come, but the
skillful and persistent man can count
upon more successful than unremuner
tive years. The prime condition ol
success, the great secret, according to
Andrew Carnegie, is to "concentrate
your energy, thought and capital ex
elusively upon the business in which
you are engaged. Having begun in
Mne line resolve to fight It out on that
line; to lead in it, adopt every im
provement, having the best machinery,
&nd know the most about it." -
If men fail, therefore, it is chiefly
because they have "scattered their
brains and capital."
We have had dinned In our ears,
from time immemorial, not to "put al
ur eggs in one basket"; but the new
evangel of Mr. Carnegie is ,to do that
very thing. "I tell you," he says, "put
all your eggs .in one basket, and then
watch that basket. Look round you
and take notice; men who do that dc
notoften fail. It is easy to watch and
carry the one basket. It is trying tc
carry too many baskets that breaks s
many eggs in this country. He whc
carries three baskets must put one or
his head, which is apt to tumble and
trip him. One fault of the Anericanr
business man is lack of concentration.'
These are the supreme rules of the
great iron and steelking, but he formu
lates minor but most salutary by-laws
He bids the young merchant to aimi
high; to keep sober; never speculate;
never indorse beyond your surplus cask
fund; make the firms interest yours
break orders always to save owners
keep the expenditure always withir
revenue; lastly, do not be impatient,
for, as Emerson says, "no one car
cheat you out of ultimate success but
Mr. Win. T. Walters, in bringing th.
great French sculptor Barye to the at
tention of Americans, demonstratec:
that "genius was labor." And, or
somewhat the same line, Andrew Car
negie congratulates young men -tha1
they have been "born to the ancien1
and honorable degree of poverty whici
renders it necessary that you shouli
devote yourselves to hard work." A1
the same time, he does not hesitate t<
declare that the sons of rich men, wh<
are worthy inheritors of parental opa
lence deserve the highest credit, mued
more indeed than words cant express
But, adds Mr. Carnegie, "look out thal
someboys poorer, much poorer, thar
yourselves, whose parents can nol
afford to give them the .advantages o
a course in this institute, advantagel
which should give you a decided lea(
in the race, look out that such boys d<
not challenge you at the post and pasi
you at the grand stand. Look out foi
the boy that has to plunge into worn
direct from the common school, ani
who begins by sweeping out the office
He is the probable 'dark horse' thal
you had better watch."
Such is the wise counsel of a tri
umphant merchant to young men whc
are beginning their careers and who
like the majority of American boys
desire wealth and power. It canno
be doubted that money is a tremendoun
leverage, and that the want of it ofter
baffles the bravest spirit and blighti
the noblest ambition. But it is asc.
true that many of the children of men
cannot acquire riches, do what they
will. It is equally true that some of
the most toiling and self-sacrificing o;
mortals have reached fame and lived
and died poor. And yet, the lesson o:
the old Scotchmnan, whose lair is ir
Pittsburg, where he made his millions,
need not be lost upon any one. It is
the concentration of all faculties upon
one pursuit, unflagging industry, tem
perate habits and eternal vigilance.
Some who practice those virtues will
become millionaires. Some will in
scribe their names upon the scroll o;
fame. Some will lay up treasures in
heaven. The man who can win all
three crowns-wealth, distinction and
paradise-is indeed equal to angels, and
in no sense lower than them.
Maryland factory states that it
pu up 4,0000 cnans of corn last season
TRYING TO COE TOGETHER.
Kolbites and Populists in Alabama Submit
a Proposition to the Regular Demo
crats for a Joint Primary of
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 11.-The
State Executive Committee of the Kolb
Democrats and the Populists were both
in session here to-day. They expressed
themselves unanimously in favor of
again nominating Kolb next year, and
have met to make ready for the cam
paign. The meetings are secret, but
both committees are said to be discuss
ing a -proposition for joint primaries
with the Democrats. All white voters
will be allowed to cast ballots, and all
the respective parties will support the
' The Populist committee did not join
with the Jeffersonian committee in the
proposition of harmony finally adopted
for submission to the organized Demo
cratic committee. That proporition is
for a universal white primary next
April, with the negro shut out alto
getber. Each side will appoint two
managers and clerks. New State and
county committees will be elected and
State and county officers nominated by
the plurality rule. When the respec
tive executive committees have can
vassed and announced the result, they
shall dissolve and the newly elected
committee take charge of the united
This is nothing to indicate whether
the organized, or regulars, will accept.
No candidate will be allowed to run
unless he pledges himself against any
law that tends to disfranchise white
men, which is aimed at the new Aus
tralian ballot law. This may prevent
a union, but there is a strong element
among the regulars who will fight for
its acceptance. The proposition is open
for forty days.
Superstitlond About Friday.
[Harper's Young People.1
Many years ago, when sailing-ships
were the only means of communica
tion between the different countries,
superstition was more rife among sail
'ors than at the present time. These
absurd fancies were not confined to
Jack alone, but they were shared in to
a greater or less extent by shipmasters
and owners. Friday was considered a
day of evil, and the most malignant
results were supposed to attend a voy
age commenced on this day of the week.
In those times he would indeed have
been a reckless skipper who would have
attemptedo:.sail on- this ill-omened
day, for the crew would have broken
out in open rebellion, rather than lift
the anchor from the bottom or cast off
Since the advent of steam many of
these prejudices have become as direlict
as the ships on which they were once
A true story is told of a sceptical
Massachu?getts captain who, way back
in the early years of the republic, de
termined to exhibit the fallacy of this
particular superstition. He contracted
on a certain Friday for the building of
a ship, and it was arranged that the
keel of this vessel was laid on Friday,
that she was launched on a Friday,
named Friday, commenced aldoing on
a Friday, and hauled into the stream
on the same day of the week. To add
to the possibilities of disaster, a negro
cooknamed Friday was engaged; and
thus fully freighted with the sinister
name, the Friday sailed on a Friday,
bound to aport inthe West Inde.
From that day to this no tidings of
the ill-conditioned craft have been re
ceived. But those of us who like Fri
day for various reasons, but chiehy
because it leads up to Saturday, upon
which day schools are closed, will be
pleased to hear that it is not half so
unlucky a day as Monday, the day
school opens again. A German statis
tician, feeling that Friday had been a
much-maligned day, determined to
make a scientific investigation of the
matter, and has found that it is not
Friday, but Monday, that is the most
unfortunate of the weekdays. Accord
ting to his investigations 16.31 per cent.
f all accidents occur on Monday, 15.51
per cent. on Tuesday, 16.31 per cent. on
Wednesday, 15.47 per cent. on Thurs
day, 16.38 per cent. on Friday, 16.38
per cent. on Saturday, ansl only 2.69 per
cent. on Sunday.
So, you see, Friday isn't so bad a day
Men Who'Hurt a Town.
All who oppose improvements.
Who never push their business.
All who distrust public spirited
Those who run down the town to
Those who show no hospitality to its
Men who envy their neighbors their
Men who oppose everything that
does not originate with them.
Who wear long faces when strangers
speak of locating in the town.
Who refus,e to subscribe towards the
building of schools and churches.
Who think all systems of theology
except his own are erroneous.
Who find fault with all enterprises
with which they are not connected.
Men who never subscribe for, adver
tise in, or in any way patronize their
county paper, and are always ready to
find fault with everything it contains.
The flowers that bloom in the'
spring" are not more vigorous than
are those persons who purify their
blood with Ayer's Sarsaparilla. The
fabled Elizer Vitae could scarce Impart
greater vivacity, to the countenance
thn this wonderful medicine.
A GAY GEORGIA GIRL.
Mid Denham Tried to Poison a Bride and
Short at a Policeman.
ToccoA, Ga., May 9.-A horserman
dashing down the main street .f town,
at about 3 o'clock this afternoon, at
tracted general attention.- The police
men were trying to head her off, and
finally one of them caught the flying
horse by the bridle and brought him
to a halt, but not until the woman had
fired a shot and declared that she
would kill the man who arrested her.
*The woman was Miss Fannie Denham.
Six months ago it was understood
that Frank Hughes, a contractor, was
to marry Miss Denham. He changed
his mind and eloped with a sixteen
year-old girl who had attracted his
Miss Denham said that the time
would come when Frank would regret
the step, and that the girl's beauty
could not last always.
This afternoon Miss Denham went
out on her horse for a ride, and, paus
ing at the Hughes residence, called the
young wife out.
Miss Denham was most gracious,
and asked her to drink from a cider
flask which she had in her hand and
to tell her what she thought of the
cider. The offer was declined.
Then Miss Denham asked Mrs.
Hughes to arrange her riding habit for
her. While this was being done Miss
Denham dashed the contents of an
other bottle into her face, and- putting
spurs to her horse fled down the street.
It was vitriol which she had dashed
into the woman's face and the result is
the loss of an eye, and the disfigure
ment of the whole face and neck.
The cider bottle was found to con
tain enough'arsenic to have killed any
one. Miss Benham is in jail.
Crisp and Casual. -
Nearly 22,000 Hindoos lost their lives
last year from being bitten bysnakes.
Fully 25 per cent. of all the cham
pagne made is lost by the bursting of
The strongest telescope brings the
moon to apparent distance of 100
The amount of tobacco chewed in
the United States last year was eighty
Of the 69,000 Frenchmen who fought
with Napoleon at Waterloo only eight 4
The number of languages spoken by
6inkind at the- present is estimated
at 3,000. The Bible has been trans
lated into 200 only,'.but these 200 are
spoken by about two-thirds of the
whole population of the globe.
The wife of a teamster at Springfield,
Ohio, Mrs. Yates, recently -made her
twenty-fourth contribution to the na
tive population of- the country. SheI
was married at 14 years. The oldest is
27 and her offsping include five sets of
Charles Henry Pearson, an English
man, has written a book in which he -
claims to have proved that the great
races of the world are losing ground,
and that the Chinese, Hindoos and
South American half breeds are 'the
coming leaders of civilization.
Alex Kennedy of Blount ~County, A
Ten., is 92 years of age. He is the
father of twenty-six.children, of whom
eighteen are now alive. He furnished
the cotton with which General Burn
sIde made his breast works at Fort
The largest taxpayer in Germany is I
Herr Krupp, of Essen, who pays P32
400 ont an income of $1,095,000, and
next comes Baron Willie de Rothschild
of Frankfort on the Man, with an in
come of $1,025,000 and a tax of $29,700. --
The late Justice Lamar was well ac
quanted with Miss Susan B. Antony.
One day he introduced her to some
friend of his in the following fashion:
"Let me introduce Miss Susan B. An
thony ; you will find her society pleas
ant and will find-her a perfect gentle
Boston has simply beaten the record
in raising $50,000 for the Phillip Brooks
monument in the brief time since its
beloved preacher's death. Bostonl -
churches alone laid upon the contribu
ton plates $26,584.50, Trinity, Brooks'
own church before his elevation to the
bishopric, putting down $13,515.67.
Miss Lucida Haskell Hayden, whose
death occured at Hayden's in Windsor, -
Conn., recently, at the age of 91 years,
died in the house where she was born.
When she was 2 years old she saw her
great-grandfather, Nathaniel Hayden, -
then 94, who, when 4 years old, had
climbed the knees of his grandfather, -
Daniel Hayden, who was born in Con
necticut in 1640.
Gave His Wife but One Bonnet in Thirty-I
WAKaS , 0., May 8.--In a divorce --
suit filed here to-day by Mrs. Pariee of
Hartford, this county, against her hus- -
band, asking for alimony and relief,
she affirms that in the thirty-four years
of their married life Mr. Pardee never
permitted her to attena any church or
religious service nor to enter a store, or
to attend her father's fun.eral, maig -
her practically a prisoner in her own
home. She says he refused to provide
her medical aid when needed, and-adds
that he has allowed her but one bon
net since her marriage. The defend
ant was to-day enjoined by Judge
Craig from disposing of his property. ~
Hall's Hair Renewer renders the
hair lustrous and oilken, gives it an
even color, and enables women t
it in agreat ariety ofstyles -