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A-BLISHED 1865* NEWBERRY, S. C., TUESDAY, APRIL 6,1897. TWICE A EEK, 1.50
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A6 ASA&A&I JWAJ PJ%,FAIM1J0,R
ETS ON A COUNTRY ALREADY
the.,Qood-Narrow Esoa0es Fron,
sd to Have Perished.
.- ,ouis, April 1.-Last night's
rain storm was one of the heaviest
in this vicinity in the past year, and
the wind at times reached a velocity
of over 40 mi es an hour.
r in the suburbs caused
fhoolsioams to rise at an alarm
and in some places they
overflowed their banks and flooded
the adjoining territory to a depth of
The surburban tracks of the Fris
co railroad were flooded to the depth
of two feet and trains were tempo
rarily abandoned. Through .traffic
is being operated over the f raaks of
The river DesPerces in the wPAV
orn suburbs, ordinarily small
stream, overflowed its.banks and
submerged several h.uses in the
lowlands. Geo. W . aIe, aged 70,
byng at B .'d, was awakened
by the d and found that his
horra Is succumbing to the wa
..': seized his daughter
Nellie, agod 6, in his arms and jump
ed from a second story window. He
was car,ried into the swift current
of the river and both were drowned.
The river DesPorces rose to the
height of 15 feet in the southwest
orn portion of the city and over
flownd the adjoining property to the
depth of from two to six foot. The
brick works at Chelonham, seven
miles southwest of St. Louis, Die
flooded to the depth of three feet and
the firos in the furnaces have been
drawn. About 40 mon employed in
grading suburban property were
camped in the lowland near the su
burb of Bronwood and were awaken
ed by the rushing of waters as they
flooded their tonts. The men made
a rush for skiffs and reached the ad
joining high ground. About a doz
en of them, however are missing
this morning and it is feared that
they were drowned. The mounted
police are making a search of thc
district, but state that they are un
able to locate the missing men. The
locality was ocupied by about 5C
small houses and the inhabitants
wore rescued with great difficulty.
it is, hat their homes will be
swo ,,the flood is still ris
fwater is already four
The Mississippi rivei
Rose over a foot hero last night
and is now within three feet of the
danger line. From reports received
from upper Mississippi places it ii
predicted that the danger point at
this city 'will be reached by Satur
day. The occupants of stores along
the levees on both sides of the rivm
are moving their property to saft
Water Creepling Into Greenville-WaIsI
Deep, hn Rtosedale.
Jackson, Miss., April 1.--There is
nothing .encouragaing in the situa
tion along the river front today,
but the unbridled waters are fro
licking alor g on their march to the
sea, and t 6 people of the greatest
cotton p( ducing valley in the wiorld
are fleeiz for their litos. Several
rrigoon've arrived in Jacksor
an)d r'p~ that the half has not beer
told; tjno pen can 'describe th<
dcoJ4 on, the devastion and ruir
i'hi is b)eing visited upon the' plan.
ters in the counties of B3olivar, Wash.
igton, Lharkey .hisaquena and
The wife and children of ex-Statt
A' Senator Jas. M. Payno arrived from
Greenville last night and will ro.
main with her father, ex-Governom
Lowry, in Ethis city till the watore
subside. Greenville is still dry but
the wvaters from breaks above and
below are backing into the city, be.
lng within a half a mile on th(
north, and orders have been issued
that protection levees be built around
' the city.
It is reported today that 80(
towns and villages are un~der water
sensatdial reportor. The fact of
.iness is there are not 800
postoffices in all Delta ccuntry, much
less the half now inundated. Sov
eral villages, however, are ovorflowi-d.
Rosedale, a town of 1,000 inhabitants,
is four foot under water, according
to private advices received horo to
day. Other small towns aro in tho
same condition, and still others will
be in a day or two, but no loss of
life is yet reported. Fortunately
the waters travel slowly and the
denisons of this swamip have had
abundant time to got out..
AT TIJER OWN RISL
Judge alm1ontonl 114011 tihe Con4tablet
Liable for Suizures.
[News and Courier.]
Judge," Sinonton yesterday ron
dorod iis decision in the case of
, Wifamr Beckrogo versus Harling
Beckroge, a citizen of Georgia,
came into the State to be married,
and sent by express wines, cigars,
etc., contained in a trunk, for his
marriage feast. While these articles
wero in the express office at Charlvs
ton-that is, while they were still in.
the hands of an Inter-Stato common
carrier-they wore seized by the two
State Constables, who went into the
express offico and opened the trunk
with a key and took away the trunk
and contents, and up to this tine
have refused to return thom to
their owner. Be ,roge brought suit
for damages in the United States cir
cuit court against the con
stables, suing them as individuals,
and they wore arrested and hold to
bail in the sum of $2,100.
Thereupon the Attorney General
appeared for the defendants, claim
ing that they were acting as con
stables for the Stato of South Caro
lina, and urging that they had an
immunity from suit and arrest as
such constables, under the dispen
sary law and inved to set aside the
order of arrest.
The decision of the United States
court refusing to set aside the arrest
makes clear that tho suit against the
individual, as privato citizen, and not
against the constables; that the Su
premo Court of the United States
having decided, in Donald vs. Scott,
that intoxicating liquors were a
subject of lawful commerce, and
having decided the State dispensary
law unconstitutional and void in
attempting to interfere with such
commerce, the acts of defendants
could not be justitied by any author
ity whatsoever-, and that they stood
liable to all the pains, penalties,
suits and punishment for their
wrongs like any p)rivato person.
The decision makes it hopeless for
the officials of the State to a-Nompt
to enforce the void.lrovisions of the
dispensary law, and shows the do
termination of the United States judi
cial authorities to protet ini every
way the Inter-State commerce rights
of the citizen.
In the case of Herkowitz, a resi
dent of Charleston, wvho imported
liquors from Savannah, Ga., which
were sei;-ed at the Savannah Rail
road frieght depot at Charleston,
the Court likowviso held yesterday
that the constables wvoro liable to
arrest in a suit for damages, and re
fused to vacate the ordoreI of an
rest on motion of the Attorney- Gen
Both of these casos finally dispose
of Section 44 of the Dispenisary Act,
which provides that the civil process
arrest procedure of the Stato shall
not apply to any oflicor under the
dispensary law as a defence toa inter
state commerce caIsos.
The dispensary constable who
seizes liquors at a depot or express
oflice does an his own personal risk.
Heavy Riains Cuno a 1(8e.
Alton, Ills., April 1.-Oneo of thne
most tremendous rain storms on record
swopt over this city last~ night and
the Mississippi is rising again at theI
rate of an inch an hor-. It stands
191 feet above low water mark and
only 9 inches below the disastrous
flood of 1892. Tine highest levees
are being encroached upon and
alarm is great.through the farming
regions of the Missouri and Illinois
bottoms, Manufacturing institutions
here are fighting the wvaters back
from the fires with immense pumps.
HV rHRrinti mriub ful l Hi
A MICIMOAN LI1ISLATOR WANTS TO
A1OLIsi TIHEM IY LAW.
Itepresentaktive Goodel han Introdluced a
Hill itquiring Bills of Faro to be
Prinlted ik English, After a Disma
trotis Enconlatter witia Froea In
t Itestatrat,t In Chalcago.
[From the Now York Sun.J
Ont in that part of the wild and
woolly West which constitutes the
Stato of Michigan any man who is
n little more weird than his follow
ion is usually sont, not to the asy
lum, but to tho Logislature. That's
how they got so many strange and
awful laws in that Stato. A recont
offering in this line is by Ropresenta
tivo Goodel, of Wayne County, and
is regarded as the prize specimen of
the prosent session.
Wayne County is in the south
eastern part of Michigan, and includes
within its boundarios Detriot and the
Hon. Potato Pingroo. It is largely
given over to the raising of hay. Mr.
Goodel is also a product of the soil.
Ho is a plain, hard-fisted, straight
spokon son of toil; no fanglo-dangles
about him, as ho frequently tolls his
constituents in political meetings as
semblod, and ho has no patienco
with high-tighty notions; thoroforo;
when Mr. Goodol, who, with one of
his constituents, recontly wont to
Chicago to see the city, droppod into
a restaurant -which puts forth pro
tensions to being "co-light," in the
language of that community, Ie was
rather out of place. This impressed
itself 11ponl him to such an extent
that ho restrained his constituont,
who was ab1out to discard coat, and
cilTs and sit down in the unobtrusive
com1fort of shirt sloevo, as an honest
tillor of tli soil should, and slug
gested liat he thought it wouldn't
do. Then he tipped back in h1s
chair, lookod around the walls for
signs, such is "Ham and Eggs 15
cents;" "Boofstoak, with Potatoes
and Coffee, 20 cents," and "Two Fish
Balls, with Rolls, 10 cents," which
constituto tho main mural decoration
of the high-toned restaurants of
Wayno County. Seeing none, hle
whistled for a waiter. The writer
camo, smiling and obsequioim.
"What you got to eatV' demanded
Roprosontativo Goodel, of Wayne.
The waiter, bowing, handed a
monu to the Legislator and another
to his friend. He did not sponk, be
canso there was no ned of it. Mr.
Goodel thought hitu unsociable. He
wasn't; he was Froneh. So was the
menu. The constituont looked at
his for a moment and then hroke
"Groat turnips; it's Latin."
"No; it's Eyctalian," corrected tile
other. "This is wvhat comes of un
"Say, H-onlorab)le," said his com
panl ion n orvo usly (oin formal occasions
in Waynlo County they address thleir
Legislators as "H-oniorable,") "this is
too rich for me. Let's sneak. I
want to get somewhere whlere I can
shluck my coat and eat like a Chris
"No, sir," replied Mr. Goodol em
phlatically. "WeI're going to stick it
through nIow. No foreign langauge
can blu111 me. I stand1 here on the
rights of an American citizen and
Mon roe doctrine. Hoero, waitor,
b)ring u.s st i m of thlis."
lie p)ointed to an article on the
meniu and the waiter wvroto it. dowii
muruhairing: "Pomnmes (do terre a
la Chiatoaubriand," to indicate that
lie had the right article.
"Seone of t hat, too,'' he added,
pultting his linger downi 0on the
"Pomme do( terro au m1 nadore.
Oui, m'sion,'' said1 tie waiter.
'"Look-a here, IHonorable,1" i)ut in
thle conist ituent, "all tiem dishes
along the middle there has pommys
do berry on 'em. What is that for
do you rochon ?"
"That's dago for 'Dishes ready
nowv,' or 'Pay at the desk,' or some
thing like that," explained thle leg
"Most likely," agreed tihe other.
"But, say, HIonorable, hero's somo1
with long names to thonia. Spozon
we get some of tlmm.an nmiaymou
w a got more ior our money. Jnore's
a good one right there."
So pommes de torre eu ris, a Po.
range, was added to the list. Then
following out this suggostion as to
lngth, the logislator made a further
selection and boldly plunged into the
"Bring us some of that pommys
do terro a ia maytreo deo hotel."
.4Mois, m'sionx," put in the waiter,
startled quite out of his. silence. "oot
oos all zo am, zat you hafordaire.
Eet is all zo-"
"That'll do," interrupted Repro
Among other things, I find that I
gave a cent to the Sunday school ov
ery Sunday. That is not a very large
sum, is it ? But that was all the mon
oy I had to give for that particular
object. I wias also giving to several
other religious objects, and what I
could afford to give I gavoregularly,
as I was taught to do, and it has
boon a pleasure to me all my life to
I had a large increase in my reve.
nuo the next year. It weut up to $25
a month. I began to be a capitalist,
and had I regarded myself then the
same way as we regard capitalists
now, X ought to have felt like a crim
inal because I had so much money.
But we had no trusts or monopolies
thon. (Laughter.) I paid my own
bills, and always had a little some
thing to give away, and the happi
noss of saving some. In fact, I am
not so indopondent now as I was
then. It is true I could not secure
the most fashionable cut of clothing.
I remember I bought mine fthen of a
Jew. (Laughter.) Ho sold me cloth
ing cheap, clothing such as I could
pay for, and it was a groat doal bet
tor than buying clothing that I could
not pay for. I did not make any ob
ligation I could not meet. I lived
within my means, and my advice to
you young men is to do the same.
Dr. Faunco has just told you that
all young men who come to this
church are welcome, and are never
asked to whom they belong or where
they came from. But there is just
one question I would like to ask. I
would like to know how many of you
come from the city. and ho many
come from the couutry. (Mr. Rocko
fellor asked, as a personal favor, if all
those present in the room who camo
from the country would raise their
right hands. Fully three- quarters
of the number did so.) Now what a
story that tolls!
STR UooLES oF cOUNTRY flOYs.
To my mind, there is something
un'fortunate in being born in a city.
You have not had the struggles in
tile city that we have had who were
reared in the country. Don't you no
tice how the men from the country
keop crowding you out here--you
who have wealthy fathers? These
young men from the country are turn
ing things around and are taking
your city. Woe men from the coun
try are willing to do more wvork. We
were prepared by our experience to
do hard work. I remember a little
time ago I was in the country, I saw
a carpoenter placing mineral wool
undler tihe roof of a city servant's
bedroom, so that the man should not
feel the heat of summer or hear the
patter of raindrops on the roof. I
could not at tihe time help recalling
the exp)erienco of my boyhood, when
I slept under a roof. While I could
nlot see the shingles, I remember I
couldl peep through the cracks in
thlem. 1t wvas p)rett.y hot in the sum11
moer, up there, too, I can tell you.
But I think I wa.s better for all that
sort of experience for having been
reared in the country in that sturdy,
practical way, and my heart is some
times full of sadness as I contem
plate the condition of a number of
young fellows in this city wvhom I
happen to know well.
THlE EMB1ARAssM1,NT or RIcJHES.
'ThAy aire in the oembarassing posi
tion thi.t their fathers have great
sums of money, and those boys have
not a ghost of a chance to e.mpete
with you who come from the country
anld who want to do something in the
world. Yon are in training now o
shortly take the places of those young
men. I suppose you cannot realize
how many eyes are upon you, and
how great is the increasing intorost
that is taken in you. You may not
t4ink that when you are lonely and
find it difficult to got a footing. But
it is true that in a place like this
true interost is taken in you, and
whon, I left the school house I camo
into a place similar to this, where I
associated with people whom it was
good to know. Nothing better could
have happened to me.
THE MAN WHO IS REALLY POOR.
I spoke just now of the struggle
for success. What is succo"s Y Is it
money? Some of you have all t ihe
money you need to provide for your
wants. Who is the poorest man in
the world? I tell you, the poorest
man I know of is the man who Is
nothing but money, nothing else in
the world upon which to devoto his
ambition and thought. That is the
sort of uman I consider to be tile poor
est in the world. Money is good if
you know how to use it.
Now, lot me leave this little word
of counsel for you. Koop a little lod
ger, ats I did. Write down in it what.
yoa receivo, and do not be ashamod
to write down what you pay away.
Seo that you pay it away in such a
mannor that your father or mother
may look over your book and soo just
what yeu did with your money. It
will help you to save money, aind that
you ought to do. Whenl I spoko of
a poor man with money I spoko
against the poverty of that man who
has no affection for anything olso, or
thought for anything else but mon
oy. That kind of man does not hel)
his own character, nor does he build
up the charactor of another.
Boforo I loavo you I will road a
few items from my lodgor. 1 find in
looking over it that I wnas saving mon
oy all this time, and in the course of
a few years I had saved a thousand
dollars. Now, as to some of my ex
penses. I soo that from November
24, 1855, to April, 1856, I paid for
clothing $9.09. I soo alo here anoth
or item which I am inclined to think
is extravagant, because I remember
1 used to wear mittens. The item
is a pair of fur gloves, for which I
paid $2.50. In the same period I
find I gave away $5.58. In one
month I gave to foreign missions, 10
cents; to the Mito Society, 50 cents,
and there is also a contribution to
the Five Points Mission. I was not
living then in Now York, but I sup
poso I felt that it was in need of
help, so I sent up 12 conts to the
mission. T1heni to t he venerable teach -
or of my class I gave 85 cents, to
make him a p)resent. To the poor
p)eop)le of the church I gave 1 0 cents
at this time, and in January and Feb
ruary following I gave 10 cents more,
and a further 10 conta9 to the foreign
missions, Those contributions, small
as they were, b)rought me into (diret
contact with philIanthropic work, and
with the beneficial wvork and aims of
religious institutions, and I have
been helped thereby greatly all my
life. It is a mistake for a man who
wishes for happiness and to help
others to think that he will wait uni
til ho has made a fortune boefore giv
ing away mioney to deserving objects.
TIlE TENNE5ssEE CENTENNIAl,.
ExcursIon, I(aton Agrootn1 on by the Rlail.
ronlt Reopresentem Ludi NashlvilleI.
Nashville, T1enmn., March 30.-TJhe
Sout,hernu States P assenger' Assoceiat ion
met her'e to-day, wvith C2ommimssion,er
Richar'dsoni ini the chai r. Th'le umeeting
wias Hipent in buisiiness, antd at commlfittee
w.as namedlO( to aigroe upon01 a basis, wh ich
wats 1.o) report iat 5 o'clock ini tihe after'
mittee Hspent the af ternoon att the Coni
tennial groundt,. Thec commit,tee imde
their report, in whlmich thme samell basis
of rates were adopted as that of A tlanta
dnrring the Exposition, the only excep)
tion being the l imitat ion of tickets.
Tlcketsi will begood for seven diays ait
the Exposition hcre against live dlays
at Atlanta. Stop-over privileges will b,e
granted at Chattanooga for splecial
p)arties, but inothing defliite in regard
to the latter can stand uintil1 the agents
of the various lines agrcec upon a basis
ROCKFELLER ON SUCCESS
A5E1HRIA'S IICIIEST MAN TELS 0F
ilIS START IN LIFE.
Home Qutialt Tilogm that EvieueeI the
Wort.l of the Man- Vity nloym aro Not at
Fortmiately nlrnimtK TihoHe of the
On1o of thoo fow and raro o6can
ions upon which John ). Rockofollor
is provailod upon to addross an aud
ionco came around last night in the
parlors of tho Fifth Avenuo laptist
church. Mr. Roekofeller was on of
tho spoakors of tho Young len's Bi
blo Class of tho church. Much that
Mr. tockofollor had to say wis ex
treiely iuitorosting. In l1ying iaiy
0xcellont precopts hoforo his hoarors
ho brought forth several lvssonH from
tho oxporinllcos of his early lifo. By
roforoncos to his first. lodgor, as ho
called it', but which was nothing
moro than a niall papor-covorod
mem!uoraldum book, Mr. Rtockofollor
oxplainod how ho jmnaitiged to sivo
monoy ovon oin it small salary. Tho
little book contained tho first items
of his receoipt,s ind Oxponditures when
ho first bogtin to earn ilonoy, atnd, to
judge from tho catro with which ho
handlod last night, this rminindr of
his varly strugglvs, "Mr. Rtockofollor
was in earnest when ho intinated
that it would requiro it fairly lau .go
fortuno to purchiso it.. Tho lov. Dr.
W. H. P. Faunco introduced Mr.
Rockofoller, who spko ill an infor
mal11, conivertiational mann11tor, as fol
It iH not anll addiss lit ill that I
have to givo you. I supposed at first
that I was to meet hwro at coplivalny
of ilmldical stildeits anld young ienl,
aind I havo hid it tle adds pro
plared for thoium. Thei whonl I caeio
inl horo und stmw so tity geitlomon
of miaturo exporionco I said to my
solf: "What sort, of studnts are
thoy Y" (Ronowed laughter.) Lot
111 say that it givos mo a groat deal
of ploasuro to ho loiro tonight.. Al
though 1 cannot, ma11ko you a spooch,
I have brought. with mo tonight to
show you young moln a littlo book
a book, I think, which may intorost
you. It is tho first lodgor I kopt. I
was traintd in businvss affairs, and
I was trained how to koop a lodger.
Tit practico of kooPing a littlo por
sonal lodgor by young mon just start.
ing in business and earning ionloy
and re<quiring to loarn its valuo, is, I
thiink, a good o. In th first strug
gin to got a footing--ad if you fool
its I (lid I am sorry for you, although
I would 1ot 1b wit lhut tiht mmory
of that struigglo I kopt miy accounts
iln this boo0k and1( also 50o1no InllOran
(li of littlo incidents that soiod t)
me) imnportanit. 1n after yoaurs I found
thait book iandt broughit it to Newv
York. It's moro th an fort y-t wo yoars
sinlct 1 wroto what it contains. I call
it L odhgor A., and1( now%' I)placo the
gr'eatest valun upon it. I have
thought that it. would( b)0 a little help;
to some1 of you young men01 if I road1
ono or two extracts from this lodger.
EviDENCEs 01' ExTaiEME. EcONoM v.
Mr. Ilockoft ller theon produced from
his p)ocket., carefully onvoloped in
pape)(r wrapping, the lodgor to which
reforonco hats beeni mado(1. Proceedl
ing ho said:
Whn I found this bo0ok recenItly
I Ihioughit it, had( 1no cover, because8t I
bac1k. But I had uitilized14 the cover
to wriito upon01. In thioso (days I was
(ecSIoomicall, veni wVith papiL~er. Whenoi
I rea(d it through it b)rought to liy
mtind( remembrnhrancees of thie care withI
wvhiich I used( to record my little
itemsi of receiipt.s aindt dlSisr:4elnents,
matters,n~ I thin1k, wh ich many i1i of you
youIng men01 are ri.or caroless8 over*.
I bel ievo it is a rol:gious dluty to got
alhl the mioney you can, fairnly anid houi
estly; toC koop aIll you can1, and( t.o give
awaviy ill you Can.L I t hinik that it isi
at prolm thait.Ot utare atll famnil iar
with. I have fold you boforo wvhat
pleasnure this lit tle boo0k gives me1.I
daro niot lot you road it through, bo
causon miy chuildrenn, who havo roado it,
say tht I (did not spell toothibrutsh
correctly. (l1,aughter.) But thon, you
kniow, we havo maludo groat progross
iln our spellinglt t( nd I luppost) somfO
chanigos have taken placo smnco thoso
days. (Ronewed Laughter.) I have
not soon this book for twenty-five
years. It does not look like a mod
orn ledger, does it? But you could
not got that book from me for all the
modern lodgers in Now York, nr for
all that they would bring. It almost
brings tears to my eyes .when I rd'
over this little book, and it fills me
with a sonse of gratit,.de that I can
not express. It shows largely what
I received and what I paid out dur
ing my first years of business. It
shows that from September 28, 1855,
until January 1, 1850, I received $50.
Out of that I paid my washerwoman
and the lady I boarded with, and I
siaved a little money to put away. I
am not ashamed to road it over to
sentativo Goodel. "When I need
advice from you i'll order it and pay
for it. Bring thoso things quick.
Hold up there!" he add4d as the
waiter started away. "We'll want
potatoes. Bring us some of those
pat-atios a le espag-nawl. That
mpelling wouldn't win any prize in
our spelling boos at home."
"You're a hand at furrin tongues,
ain't you Honorable," said the con
stituont in great admiration. Wher'd
you ever learn it? I didn't know you
was to collogo!"
Waving away the compliment, the
legislator began to talk politics.
Meantime tho puzzl,d waiter had
gotio to the manager and told him
"Lot thon order what they want,"
said that oflicial, "and bring what
they order. Perhaps they're vegeta
rians. Anyway, it's not our affair
what they oat."
Accordingly the dishes were brought
and set beforo the two Wayne County
men. The Logislator tackled one
dish and pushod another over to his
com pan 1011. Simultaneously both
reached for another dish. Each
having samplod the contents of his
second selection roaohed out for the
one remaining dish, and both asked
"What's the mattort"
"Mine are all potatoes," said the
"So are mino," replied the Logis
lator, his face darkening. "Wait till I
try this other dish."
Ho tried it. It was also potatoes.
The eyes of Representative Goodel,
of Wayne, flashed fire.
"Wiaitor!" he roared.
"Oui, m'sieu," cried the waiter
hurrying to the spot.
"W hat's this ?" demanded the an
gry Logislator. " What do you mean
b)y bringing me an order like this?
Five (lishes of potatoes! D'you think
I don't know potatoes when I taste
"That must 1) Governor Pingree,
of Michigan," said a gentlonian.at a
nearby table to his companion, and
several mein looked around curiously.
The Legislator heard the remark.
"No, sir, I ain't Governor Pin
gree," he announced, "but I'm from
Michigan and I know something
about potatoes. In Michigan, sir,"
continued the maun from Wayne,
rising from his chair to a flight of
oratory, "we don't have any foreign
tongue in our public11 restaurants.
No, gentlemen. Thlere a citizen can
go in and ordler in English and get
a fair assortment of dinner at a just
price. But here (he swept his hand
around in an all em..bracing gesture)
the alien stopls in and overturns our
American institutions with his foreign
tongue, and the native born man of
the 1peop)1 is injured in his most
Here ho laid his hand pathetically
on his wvaistcoat, whereupon the head
waiter told one of his subordinates
to got the gentleman some. brandy,
as he had been taken ill. The
brandy was brought and waved
"I want nothing more," cried the
indigniant Legislator. "G imme my
cheek. I'm through. What ? a dollar
and tweunty cents for potatoes?
Great Jehosap'hat! D)o you folks
know the price of potatoes in Mich
gan! Hero take your money. Come
IIe threw down a dollar and a
"Keep the change!" lie cried in
an excess of scorn mul generosity and
strode out, followed by his consti
There is now before the Legisla
tore of Michigan a bill . providing
that bills of fare of public dlin ig
roomis shall be printed in English
on)1. Representative Goodel, of
VM avne, is the author of the bil