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ft f. EASTERTIDE, THE ORIGIN Or EASTER. OSTERA, THE PAGAN GODDESS OF EASTER. Nell's Easter Embroider But Nellie was obdurate. She had thought and planned and dreamed too long about her Easter gift to the church to give it up in a moment. She was not rich like her cousin Angela, and even the materials for the scarf had cost no small sacrifice, but she was proud of her tal ent. This much she could and would do, and though she had iu common with the oldest church festival, comes down to us from the ancient Hebrews. With them, however, the time was not associated with the death and resurrection of Christ, but with the season of the year when the earth puts forth its freshest blossoms and the revivifi cation of nature—the springing forth of life In the spring. It is from this that the Easter egg custom springs, and centuries ago, even before the birth of Christ, colored eggs were given and received by celebrants of the feast The egg for all time has been regarded as symbolical of the spring, when the earth receives from nature Its new life. Not only the ancient Hebrews, but the ancient Persians, employed the colored eggs in their celebrations of the feast of the solar new year, in March. The fact that the Anglo-Saxon name of April was Estermonath induces •ome to believe that Easter is of pure Saxon origin, but Germany, where the month Is called Ostermonath, seems to have a prior claim upon the word. With the Hebrews the festival was called Fasch, and the name still lives, with slight alterations, among many nations. The French call the festival Paques the Dutch term It Paschen, the Danes Paaske, and the Swedes Pask. In the early days of Christianity the Influence of the Jewish Pasch upon the holy day commemorating the slaying of Christ and His resurrection' was such that It created many bitter dissensions between the Western and Eastern churches. Finally the discussions assumed such a threatening aspect that Polycrates, Bishop of Ephesus, appealed to Victor, Bishop of Rome, asking for a general council to decide the much-vexed question. Accordingly, councils met In all the countries, as well as at Rome, but, alas, for visions of harmony, they could not agree. They finally decided to recognize the day as their respective fathers before them had done, and no sect should censure the 'other for a difference of opinion. Many warm and even bitter discussions still continued on the subject of Easter celebrations, and it finally led to the great Emperor, Constantine, in 325, Issuing an order for the dispute to be settled by the Council of Nice. It was the momentous theme of the day. In obedience to royal command, 318 bishops and some 2,000 inferior clerics assembled at Nice in Bithynia. The first sessions met in the church, and as the council continued its work the .place of meeting was transferred to the imperial palace, where special apartments were reserved for this august body. The main trouble was be tween the Jewish Christians and the Gentile Christians. On the fourteenth day of the first lunar month the Jews observed with all the solemnity and regard for the Mosaic law the Feast of the Passover thus they celebrated the death of Christ as represented by the Paschal Lamb. The' first Sabbath after the fourteenth day of the March moon the Gentile Christians celebrated with joyous religious services the resurrec tion of Christ. Neither sect would recognize the other's festive day, and the Council of Nice was greatly perplexed how best to please all parties. /. After continuing tbelr debates, pro and con, for several months, the eccle siastical dignitaries announced that the bitterly waged war of dispute was settled. Easter Day was for all time to be the first Sabbath Immediately following the fourteenth day of the March moon. By this arrangement the world uiay celebrate Easter, justly called the "Queen of Festivals," as early as March 22, and again it may not arrive until April'25, when nearly the entire earth Is fragrant with spring buds and blossoms. The word Easter is derived from a Pagan goddess of the early Teutons called Ostera. The German word for Easter Is Ostern, but some philologists maintain that both the German and English words come from the ancient Saxon word OSter, or Osten, meaning "rising." Ostera, the German goddess. Was credited with being the personification of the morning, and of the East, and also of the opening year. Ostera was worshiped very generally in northern Germany, and it Is believed that the fame of the. goddess spread to England, where the Saxons Joined in worshiping her. Until the beginning of the present century court was paid to Ostera by the kindling of great bonfires and in other ways, and even to-day in some of the remote districts where many superstitious beliefs are treasured by the peasantry the fame of Ostera still lives. |HAT a magnificent piece of embroidery, Nell! I'll give you $20 for it," said Angela White, Wi 18 she bounded into the room where Nellie Vance sat In a tangle of white and told and green silk flpss, busily working Blaster lilies upon an immense square if snowy white linen. And truly, though Angela was a connoisseur in art needle work, the piece of work in question night have evoked a like exclamation from one less enthusiastic for Nellie 'nras an expert needlewoman, and long practice, add^d to an artistic tempera ment, had made her a past' mistress of the art of embroidery. The lilies shone with a satiny luster against the dull background of the linen and the delicate green of the leaves, with their perfcct itanding, stood out in beautiful contrast, while a Greek border in dull pink and (old completed the effect. "Thanks, Angela," said Nellie, "but I flo not care to sell it." "Xou silly goose!" responded Angela, "just think what you could buy with |20! You could get a handsome spring coat, or the sweliest kind of a hat for Easter. Before I'd wear out my eyes and patience for nothing over such a glorious piece of work as that, to hang over a church pulpit! Come, 1 must have that for an Easter gift to Aunt Mary, in New l'ork. I'll give you $25 if neces aary." the other girls her share of vanity and love of finery she resolutely put away from her all thoughts of accepting the money for herself, although she recog nized fully how hard it would be to wenr her old' clothes while the other girls shone resplendent in their new spring outfits. Days passed on, and the iast stitch was lovingly set in the altar cloth, which, wrapped in pink tissue paper, was laid carefully away in Nellie's bureau draw er. On the Saturday before Easter as she was pasing through the kitchen she found 6 "I ACCEPT Y0TJB OFFER, ANGIE." Bridget, the washerwoman, in tears. "Why, what is the matter, Bridget?" she kindly inquired. "Are you in any trouble?" "Oh, bad luck' to the day I iver was born, Miss Nellie," cried Bridget, burst ing into loud sobs, "and shure I don't know why it's afther livin' I am. Wid me man Tim down wid the rheumatism and five childher to clothe and feed, and only me two poor hands to depind upon, and the Ofat due last week, and me wld- out a dollar in me pocket, and the land lord thrltenin' to turn us out this blissid day If it's not paid. Och, hone! Och, hone!" and the poor woman covered her face with her hands and sobbed pitifully. "Who is your landlord, Bridget?" "Deacon Green, miss." "And what is the rent?" "Tin dollars, miss." wailed Bridget. "Oh, the Blissid Vnrgin, and how am I to. git tin dollars betwixt now and to morry night? And the childher wid no breakfast." It was only a moment that Nellie hes itated. Straight to her room she went, and taking from the drawer the precious pink parcel she walked swiftly to her cousin Angela's home. "I've concluded to accept your offer, Angie," she said,as she threw it Into her lap. i.-' "Thought you'd come to your senses, said Angela. "Say. if you,want a hat go down to Stewart's and' get that gj ay chiffon with the violets. It's a-perfect dream!" Nellie almost sobbed as she hurried back toward home, her purso enriched be $25. She made straight for Deacon Green's. "I've come tp pay Mrs. O'Leary's rent, Deacon," said, she. "Will you please give me receipt?" The deacon looked somewhat abashed, and muttering something apologetic about "heavy expenses and hard times," made out. the receipt which Nellie accepted, and thanking him hurried on to the near est grocery, where she ordered a bill of groceries to be delivered at Tim O'Leary's that cause dthe clerk to open his eyes in mild astonishment. She re served $5 of the money for a final call, which she paid to their own family phy sician, who, after listening to Nellie's story, promised to look after Tim until he was able to go to work again. Eight people were happy that night, and as Nellie stopped at the O'Leary's next morning on her way to church and saw the children's happy faces and heard th* heartfelt thanks of the honest wom an and her helpless husband already bet ter from the little encouragement that had brightened their apparently hopeless prospects, she was more thnn repaid foi her sacrifice. Her cousin Angela's look of astonish ment and disgust as she entered Mie church—posing airily in her pew arrayed in an imported gown and artistic hat, had no terrors for her, and as tho beau tiful notes of the Easter anthem rose and swelled around her and she inhaled the perfume of the lilies which drifted to her from the altar, she bowed her head upon her hands in silent prayer at peace with all the world.—Cincinnati Enquirer. The White Lilly a Symbol. Of the many species of lilies grown throughout the world the white lily of the Orient has the oldest history as a cultivated flower. Its origin is supposed to be in China, but long before the days when annalists took cognizance of the cultivation of flowers it was common throughout western Asia and Greece. It is the lily generally referred to in the Hebrew Scriptures, although commenta tors say that "the lilies of the field" spoken of by Jesus in the sermon on the mount were the red anemones, with which all the hills of Galilee are dotted in the spring. In heathen Asia the white lily was the emblem of purity. The Greeks had a myth that it sprang from the milk of Hera, queen of the gods, with whom the Roman Juno was afterward identified. The Greeks also held the lily to be the highest type of purity. In the early centuries of the Christian era the new religion'mnde this idea a little more sublime, and the lily became the symbol of heavenly purity. Thus the lily ia fit tingly associated with the Easter .cerfr monies.—Pittsburg Dispatch. Symbol of the Easter E«. When the nations 'of the west, or Eu rope, were converted to Christianity, the sentiment of the egg was universally ac cepted as a suggestive symbol of theii faith in the risen Savior, and it has evei since remained the most favored figure of the Easter festivities all over th con tinent. The children, who rule the heart and home of mankind, are doubtless re sponsible for the keeping alive of thii old custom, for they love and demand the visit of the rabbit, with his nest of beau tiful eggs, on the glad Easter morn, just as they love and long for the coming oi dear Santa on Christmas eve. Easter In Early England. The Saxons and Angles celebrated the time as sacred to the Goddess Ostara, and some part of her worship, taken ovei by the more austere Christians, survivci still in the springtime festivals, especial ly iu the countries of northern Europe. For along time the Christian Easter was an eight-day thanksgiving, approximat ing the time devoted by the pagans to their celebration. It was afterward cut down to three days, then to two and finally dwindled to a single day, commem orative of the resurrection. Keeping Her Troubles Together. A hard-working woman whose ready help and abundant sympathy for the troubles of others make her the best of friends lately gave her recipe for cheerfulness. "Why. it's no credit to me to keep cheerful," she said to a doleful visitoi one day. "It's only that I've got into the habit of having all my uncomfort able feelings at one time. Mornings, after my husband's started off, I do the breakfast dishes before anybody else is likely to drop in and If there's any thing worrying me I just attend to it then. If 1 don't get it thought out enough, it has to go over till next day. "You select a few minutes like that, in the early morning when you're fresh, and do up your worries for the day, and then put 'em out of mind, and you'll find it's the easiest thing in the world to keep cheerful the rest of the time, and be ready to attend to othei folks' troubles." Wrong Bird. The irascible gentleman had ordered a chicken. But when .he got It he wasn't satisfied—some people never are. "Waiter." he yelled, "bring a charge of dynamite and a hatchet and an ex tra double steam power coke hammer. This chicken's got to be carved, even if it is made of Harveytzed steel." The waiter was desolate. "Very sorry, sir," he said, "but that always was a peculiar bird. It even objected to be killed,! though we al ways do everything with the greatest of kindness. But this bird, sir, actual ly flew away, and we had to shoot it, Sir_yes, shoot it. It flew on to the top of a house, and—" "Say no more," said the irascible cus tomer. "I see it all now you shot at It and brought down the weathercock by mistake. John, my friend, all is for given." A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness there can be no true joy.—Carlyle. Izsr I -iCirt 5*1.V»——— MACEDONIAN DISTURBANCES. Which Do Not Fall Far Short of the Dignity of War. While the world at large does not dignify by the name of war the present disturbances in Macedonia, the thinking mind will find it difficult to discern any practical difference. Turkish troops the one side and Macedonian nnd Bul garian sympathizers on the other mv almost daily coining into bloody con flicts, and many skirmishes, in which combatants are killed or wounded, tire being fought. Recently in what is known as the Uskub district a serious encounter took place between a Bulgarian totve and Turkish troops, in which many were killed on both sides. The whole of Macedonia is now in a •tate of complete disorganization, little •quads of revolutionists being scattered everywhere through the hills. Strung forces of Turks are in pursuit of these bands, and whenever the opposing war riors meet there is stiff litriitinj: until one side or the other seeks safety in flight. In this connection we print nil illustration taken from I.lack and White, wherein the artist, who is fnmiiiar with Balkan conditions, represents a Turkish force hunting fugitive revolutionists among the mountains. The nature of PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S ITINERARY. FEATURES OF THE JOURNEY WHICH HAS NEVER BEEN EQUALED BY A CHIEF EXECUTIVE RESIDENT ROOSEVELT, on his present extraor dinary tour, will travel two months, cover almost 14,000 miles, stop at 136 places, and make something like 250 speeches. In a zig-zag line he Is crossing the whole breadth of the country and will Jump from the cold and hilly regions of Montana to the scorching plains of Arizona and New Mexico. He is zealously guarded while this tour is in progress. If he walks, rides or drives, if he makes a speech in public, or is being quietly dined at the most exclusive function, the eye of the secret service men Is ever on the alert to detect the slightest sign of harm that by any possible chance might .come to him. The train in which President Roosevelt travels is 4 the most handsomely equipped of any in which the nation's head has ever traveled. The rear coach is an yJiQ observation car, of more thnn oruinary luxuriance as to its decorations and fittings. There are easy chairs and 40 divans in abundance. At will the President may retire to'his desk, in perfect seclusion,'or wander from one to the other of the various commodious compartments. A library, always kept stocked with books and the current issues of the popular magazines, is a means of re lieving the tedium when travel becomes monotonous. Cosy smoking com partments are at hand where he can rest if fatigued by a long day's jour ney. A buffet, supplemental to the dining car, furnishes refreshment at odd times in the shape of lunch after the President has returned from some little jaunt while his train has been sidetracked. A barber shop and a tiled bathroom complete the equipment of the observation car. The President will be, throughout the trip, in touch with the outer world, by means of constant telegraphic, communication maintained betweei) the President's spccial train and the nearest wire. For this purpose one of the members of the telegraphic corps of the White House executive staff accompanies the party, while a lineman is on hand at all times for the purpose of. bringing about instant communication, if necessary, by tapping the wires along' the route. A corps of stenographers and secretaries is also In evidence, under the direct supervision of Private Secretary Loeb. Upon this gentleman's shoulders also falls the responsibility of assisting the Presi dent to arrange for his speechmaking here, there and everywhere of re ceiving delegations from cities and towns where the President is scheduled to speak and where the people want him to speak of revising the itinerary when changes are necessary, and of arranging with various railroad com panies for making connections. In Yellowstone Park, where he will spend two weeks, the President will give himself up to rest and recreation. Accompanied by John Burroughs, the naturalist and litterateur, and under the escort of Major Pitcher with a picked detail of United States infantry, the President will'doffi silk tile and frock coat and enjoy nature in an outing costume. In Colorado President Roosevelt will view the majesty of Pike's Peak. In Arizqna the presidential train is to make a short halt while the party, driven along precipitous roadways, will gaze on the thin stream of the Colorado River a mile below them, looking straight down the sheer precipice of the rocky canyon. Arriving later at Yosemite Valley it is cxpected that the President will take great delight in beholding its natural beauties, in cluding the famous Mirror Lake and Bridal Veil Falls. At Tacoma the President is to take a boat trip on Puget Sound. Seattle is the most distant point of the President's tour. Leaving here May 24, the 4,000-mile journey back to Washington will practically commence. The last and most sensational event of the entire tour will take place on Memorial Day, May 30. Early on the morning of that day he will arrive at Laramie, the Vyoming town of cowboy fame, where, donning an appropriate costume, he will address a large gathering of typical rough riders, and, later, escorted by them in a forty-mile ride, will join his train at Cheyenne. A more picturesque situation than this could scarcely be Imagined, when a President of the United States is escorted at breakneck speed amid clouds of dust ncross ii stretch of wild country to the ringing cheers of a cowboy cavalcade. At Salt Lake City the President will be the guest of the Mormons. Thence he goes into Nebraska and early in June will be back at the White House. y\ Lrttet»N fys •fSHVta ir*"*" JV jy "Si#?® the country lends itself to this irregular kind of warfare, anil often Turkish troops pass by The very rendezvous of the revo- •moors iiu.nti.no uevolutiomsts. lutionists without detecting their pres ence. When this happens, especially if the revolutionists rre in strong force, tho Turks are attacked from every side xx, yon*'"1"'1 Extracts from President Roosevelt's Speech in Chicago. We hold that our interests in this hemisphere are greater than those of any European power possibly «in be, nnd that our duty to ourselves and to the weaker republics who are our neigh bors requires us to see that none of tho great military powers from across the seas shall encroach npon the territory ol the American republics or acquire con trol thereover. This policy, therefore, not only forbids us to acquiesce in such territorial ac quisition, but also causes us to object to the acquirement of a control which would in its effect be equal to territorial aggrandizement. This is why the United States has steadily believed- that the con struction of the great isthmian canal should be done by no foreign nation, but by us. The ever growing influence of the United States in the western hemisphere has exemplified the firm purpose of the United States that its growth and influence and power shall redound not to the harm, but to the benefit, of our sister republics whoso strength is less. Our growth, therefore, is Jaenefieial to humankind' in general. We do not intend to assume any posi tion which can give just offense to our neighbors. Our adherence to the rule of human right is not merely profession. The history of our dealings with Cuba shows that we reduce it to performance. The Monroe doctrine is not interna tional law, and though I think one day it may become such, this is not neces sary as long as it remains a cardinal feature of our foreign policy and as long as we possess both the will and the strength to make it effective I believe in the Monroe doctrine with all my heart and soul I am convinced that the immense majority of our fel low countrymen so believe in It but I would infinitely prefer to see us abandon it than to see us put it forward and bluster about it, and .yet fail to build up the efficient fighting strength which in flie last resort can alone make it re spected by any strong foreign power whose interest it may ever happen to be to violate it. Boasting and blustering are as ob jectionable among nations as ariiong in dividuals. But, though to boast is bad, nnd causelessly to insult another worse, yet worse than all is to be guilty of boast in^, even without insult, and when called to the proof to be unable to make such boasting good. There is a homely old adage which runs: "Speak softly and carry a big stick you will go far." If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build, and keep at a pitch of the highest train ing, a thoroughly efficient navy, the Mon roe doctrine will go far. It is too late to prepare for war when war has come and if we only prepare sufficiently no war will ever come. We wish a powerful and efficient navy, not for purposes of war, but as the surest guaranty of peace. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT ON TRUSTS. Not only is the legislation recently en acted effective, but iu my judgment it was impracticable to attempt more. Noth ing of value is to be expected from cease less agitation for radical and extreme legislation. We do not desire the abolition or de struction of big corporations, but on the contrary recognize them as being in many cases efficient economic instru ments, the results of an inevitable pro cess of economic evolution, and only de sire to see them regulated and controlled so far as may be necessary to subserve the public good. Many of the alleged remedies advocat ed are of the unpleasantly drastic type, which seeks to destroy the disease by killing the patient. Others are obviously futile. High among the latter I place the effort to reach the trust question by means of the tariff. You can, of course, put an end to the prosperity of the na tion, but the price for such action seems high. The law is not to be administered in the interest of the poor man as such, nor yet in the interest of the rich man as such, but in the interest of the law abiding man, rich or poor. We are no. more against organizations of cap.itai than against organizations of labor. We welcome both, demanding only that each shall do right nnd shall remember its duty to the republic. News of Minor Note. The Supreme Court of Ohio declared constitutional the State local option stat ute. Prince Henry of Prussia suggests as .i suitable motto for automobilists: "Love thy neighbor as thyself." Senator Tillman of South Carolina in a speech nt Detroit alluded to Sherman's army as "bummers, chicken thieves and carpetbaggers" and was violently hissed. Jack Pierce shot and killed Mrs. Bar ney Hedigar and a man named Patten nnd then killed himself nt Gilt Edge, Mont. The men had quarreled over thoi woman. A. G. McCnnn. a Union Pacific strik ing machinist, who was on picked duty near the shop yards at Omaha, was shot and dangerously wounded by Fred Root, a strike breaker. Major Henry W. Morrow has report ed for duty as judge advocate of tho de partment of California, taking the posi tion made vacant bv the death of Col. J. N. Morrison last December. LOWEU'S LABOR WAR SEVEN GREAT CORPORATIONS LOCK OUT 17,000 EMPLOYES. The Operators Had Demanded Ten Per Cent Increase in Wages and Were Refused—Thtfy Then Threat ened to Go on Strike. In Lowell, Mass., all the'mills'belong ing to the seven great cotton manufactur ing corporations, with the exception of a department or two, are shut down and 17,000 employes, drawing an aggregate in wages of $6,500,000 yearly, are walk ing the streets in idleness. What this will mean to business, should the idle ness last for only a few weeks, is pat ent on its face what it may mean, should the idleness be prolonged for a few months, as now seems not unlikely, can only be conjectured. The trouble had its start in a demand for a 10 per cent increase in wages made by the Textile Council, which is a central body in which the different unions in the textile business are represented. The unions whose delegates participated in the demand were, the mule spinners, loom fixers, beamers, weavers, carders and nappers, having an estimated mem bership at the time the demand was made of only 1,500. They had, how ever, the sympathy of the other opera tives and during the last three weeks the latter to the extent of perhaps 80 per cent have joined the different unions of their trades. The demand for 10 per cent increase In wages was formulated by the Textile Council on Marcli 1 nnd was immedi ately submitted to the agents. The lat ter took two weeks to answer it and then refused the request. The Textile Council next asked for a conference, and although the conferenec was held the result was barren, as the agents refused1 to grant the increase. A little later the Textile Council ordered a strike, to go into effect unless the increase was grant ed. Immediately the agents posted No tices, shutting down the mills, except in couple of departments, where tho em ployes had no grievances as to Wages. Efforts by the State Board of Arbi tration to effect a settlement were made but proved futile, as the agents declined to arbitrate the question of wages, al though they expressed a willingness to have their position investigated. TO TURN OUT 10,000 WORKERS. Many Window*Olasa Factories Will Close Until aNew Deal la Blade.' All of the window glasB plants in the country outside of those owned by the American Window Glass Company will' Qjose, and fully 10,000 men will be thrown out of employment. This decis ion was reached after the Window Glass Jobbers' Association had received the approval of 75 per cent of the outrlde. window glass makers. It is stated that the immense stocks of glass in the hands: of jobbers and manufacturers, the re-! fusal of jobbers and consumers to buy for fear of complete demoralization of: the trade and timidity over the prospectj of low-priced machine-made glass forced the manufacturers to the closing msas- The American Window Glass Com-' pany closed its plants on March, 14, an nouncing at that time that it would be gin the installation of window glass blow-' ing machines. Over 6,000 men were thrown out of employment. Officials of' the Federation Window Glass Company, anij Independent Window Glass. Com pany were willing to curtail the fire, but were unwilling to do so as long as so many outside pots were in operation. The combine closed with a stock of 1,000,000 boxes of glass on hand, and it is calcu lated that the other factories together have even more. Officials of the jobbers' association set about to secure the consent of 75 per eent of the pot capacity outside of the three combines.- The feat was accom plished recently. The Federation Com pany has 600 pots and the Independent Company 500 pots, the outside factories having a capacity of 900 pots. About SO per cent of the latter consented. All factories will therefore close and le main closed until the wage scale for th« fall fire is determined. WAR ON PRAIRIE DOGS. Texas Legislature Has Taken Measures for Their Extermination. The Texas Legislature has passed a Inw providing for the extermination of prairie dogs. The law provides that in eounties where there are prairie dogs an election shall be held upon a petition of fifty freeholders in any county for tho purpose of voting upon the proposition to exterminate the pest. If'the result the election is for extermination, the land owners of the county are given twelve months in which to kill all the Jogs on their respective tracts. Owners or lessees of land who fail to comply with the law are subject to damages in the saui of $2.50 per section. per month for Injury done on adjoining land by the dogs which come from the uncleared tracts. It is estimated that the cost of killing the dogs is about $25 per section. In some of tho counties situated in the northwestern part of the State there arc thousands of the little animals on every section of land. It is estimated that they destroy fully 50 per cent of the grass, and in localities where farming lias been attempted they completely ruin such crops as wheat and oats. They mul tiply with great rapidity, and it is as serted that unless concerted action is taken toward exterminating them, they will soon have spread throughout the western part of the State. The most common and effective means for exter minating them is to spread poisoned wheat around their holes. They feed upon the wheat and die. Several stock men are paying men as much as $12i» per month each to do nothing but kill prairie dogs on their ranches. 5 Few-Line Interviews, Had it been known by the soldiers who surrendered with Lee that it was your intent to set up tho negro over the white man we would have fought you till now.—Senator Ben Tillman at De troit. Without question the way has been paved for the next logical step, which will be an agreement between the min ers and the operators covering all their relations.—Samuel Gompers, president Federation of Labor. The labor unions are trusts, just like your doctors' trust, the ministers' trust, "and the money trust, only we call these associations nnd corporations, while we stylo ourselves unions.—John Mitchcll, president mineworkors' union. It looks to me as if Mr. Cleveland was after something. The recent activity on his part Indicates it. But tho people, es pecially in tho South, will never stand for Mr. Cleveland.—Henry M. Teller, United States Senator from Colorado.