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This was the telegram that I received May 1, 1883, while attending the funeral of a relativo In Rutland, Vt., for 1 which sad duty I had been excused for three days from my editorial work t on The New York World under the late William Henry Hurlbert by the then managing editor, John Gilmer Speed, who, too, has Joined tho ma jority. The summons was so nbrupt .and so unlike the comparatively easy-going slower methods of. the Journalism of that day that It startled we. I re alized at once that while tho words 1 were Speed's, the impulse that direct i ed the sending of tho telegram was j another's, and on my journey on a I night train to Now York I tried to 1 recall what I had heard of this Joseph 1 Pulitzer, and to paint a mental pic ! tine of what mnnner of man ho wis. i It was not long before I learned. I On arrival at the old World building j on Park Row, in New York City then I only recently erected I hardly knew the place to bo the same as that I' had left, after some years' service, only three days earlier It seemed lib If a cyclone had entered the building, completely disarranging everything, and had passed away, leaving con fusion worse confounded. The atmosphere of the entire build ing was one of excitement and sus pense, men were hurrying to and fin, all with tense faces, messenger boys I were wildly leaving In droves, and nothing was ns It had been. Joining the other members of the old editorial staff, who. were huddled together In ono corner of the sitting room all with anxious and excited expressions f timidly asked what was the mat vr. "You will know soon enough, young man," replied Mr. Speed. "Tho new boss will see you In five minutes," and, with an upward glance and deprecatory gesture he added, "After us tho deluge prepare, to meet Ihy fate." It was not long before my audience with tho new chief came and I was summoned into his presence. Well do I recollect the tall, spare form, neatly clothed In a frock coat and gray troiiE ers, the thin straggly reddish beard, the tangled mass of reddish hair, and tho incisive glance through the near sighted eyeglasses that seemed to j take my measure in an Instant and pierced into my timid soul. "So this is Mr. T," said Mr. Pulit zer. "Well, sir, you've hoard that. I am the new chief of this nowspaper; I have already Introduced now meth ods new ways I propose to galvauhe this force; are you willing to aid mo? Your salary will remain the same, and you will follow the same line of work with suggestions as to change and Improvement under Major Han cock, who will be managing editor after Mr. Speed leaves." To my faltering assurance for I felt as if the breath had left me, from the rapidity and vigor of Mr. Pulit zer's utterances that 1 would will ingly remain a member of the staff ho simply nodded and said, "Good, I like you, get to work." That was all. That was the beginning of nearly ten years' active service for and with Joseph Pulitzer, and of a warm friend ship which lasted until his death although ono which of late years I could not cultivate on my part, owing to the exigencies of business life, his blindness, and long absence from New York. Tho manner of my first acquaint ance with and real knowledgo of Joseph Pulitzer has been described, to indicate the man's tremendous, and almost unique, quickness of action and force of character and tempera ment. He was during his active busi ness career, in very truth a "human dynamo." In my long Journalistic life and consequent wldo acquaintance-- I often Intimate acquaintance with the moro prominent men o. the period, the brainiest that 1' have known woro James McCosh, the lain president of Princeton, Robert G. Iiigersoll and Joseph Pulitzer. These all were men not only of sur passing intollect hut of force, but Mr. Pulitzer added to the intellectuality of Dr. McCosh and the wide cultiva tion and know'edgo of Ingersoll, all of which qualities- ho himself pos sessed, an alertness of mind and body that tho other two did not possess. He seemingly never tired In the early days of The World's upbuilding. He reached the office in tho morning, frequently boforc any of tho mem bers of his staff apieared, and I have often gone up town with him again at early morning and after the papor had gono to press, and tho last linger ing night editor and copy reader and reporter had departed. i Ho was everywhere In the office appealing most unexpectedly and at odd times, now arguing with a repor ter in tho city room on some story anon dashing into tho composing room to give orders, Hashing back into the counting room and oven descending like a whirlwind upon tho market ro- PULITZER BY ONE WHO The Stir the Editor Dashed Into New York and the Stir He Kept on Making All His Life Described by a Former Member of His Staff. porter to wax warm over some ques tion of tho number of cattle the said editor had stated to have arrived from tho West the previous day. He loved nothing better than argu ment, which he almost Invariably be gan himself by some negative ory pos itive assertion, and during the course or which he keenly noted his oppo nent's bearing and manner of speech, while never losing track for an in stant of tho main theme himself, "it Is by argument," he said to me, "that I measure a man, note his shortcom ings, and possession or lack of logic, and, above all, whether ho has the courage of his convictions, for no man can long work for mo with satisfaction to hlmaelf or myself unless he has this courage." It was not many weeks, hardly days, before the new World under Joseph Pulitzer had struck a new gait. The old staff was quickly weeded out, and new faces took ho place of thoso long familiar in tho old city and editorial rooms. We in the office felt from the first that his remarkable personality, which had so Impressed us on Its ar rival inside the building, would so'on make its impression on the great cos mopolitan public of New York, and In time upon tho country, and we were not mistaken. In a wyek's time tho new World under Joseph Pulitzer was a bull In a china shop of New York Journalism. It began to smash traditions, customs, and ideas like the proverbial animal did the china. The public first won derqd, then gasped, then condemned oi admlied the 'new Journalism and atacks upon it nnd upon its founder began In the other newspapers, but Mr. Pulitzer had succeeded, as he aft erward told me, In a shorter space of time than oven ho had dreamed of in gaining what ho most desired pub licity for his now venture. I well rememuer hi- calling me one morning and saying, "How many peo ple do you suppose there In the state of Connecticut that can bo reached under present conditions by The World on Sunday mornings; and if so reached would buy and read the pa per." I hazarded a wild guess, for ono had to -reply quickly lo Mr. Pul itzer, anil woe betide ono If tho reply seemed to him illogical, vague w foolish. Fortunately for me my guess pleased him, and he said, "Good, now appoint a correspondent in every town that has 30,000 or more people and instruct them to send to each Sunday edition fiOO words of social do ings in their town and to mention Just as many names of people as possible. People like to seo their names in a newspaper, especially If pleasantly mentioned get In all this copy, read it yourself and wnteh the results." 1 did, at a cost of long hours and much energy, and In one month tiie World's circulation in near Connecti cut had Increased ."T per cent, In alx months 100 per cent, and It movec? up by leaps and bounds from thai time. Then came tno advent of Colonel John Cockerill, the ablest lieutenant lu The World's upbuilding that Mr. Pulitzor had, a man of rare ability and force and who had been closely associated with Mr. Pulitzer ou Tho Post-Dispatch and had Imbibed a thor ough knowledge of his methods, aims and wishes. It has always noen to r.io a most regrettable incident in Mr. Pulitzer's career that he should have some years afterward parted with Co: onel Cockerill over some personal dif ferences but, which had it not been for some malign outsido influence could have been adjusted. The Incident, however, produced tho famous remark made by Mr. Pu litzer when someone aBked him how he could get along without Colonol Cockerill: "The indispensable man is. not numerous." Hut although Mr. Pulitzer in this unfortunate occurrence was blamed by Colonel Cotkerlll'B admirers and friends and called unjust, ho really was a Just man, and I havo never known him to wilfully act unjust de spite the fact that, owing to his wide range of activity and tho constant im possibility of looking carefully into all matters, and in his latter years to his blindness, he may nt times havo appeared to have noted so. He was quick to decldo nnd quick to net and, as to orr Is human, ho fre quently mado mistakes of Judgment, but ho subscribed to the old belief, "For Justice a tompio and all seasons summer," and I have known him to reverse his position on matters polit ical, business and social without hes- nation wnen he found he nad made a Made When He wrong decision. I rerall especially his change or attitude In the now almost forgoUan sensational case of l.oubat vs. the Union Club when, after siding with Mr. Loubat's (now the Duke l.oubat) enemies and writing vigorously against him, he later espoused ills course and became his friend. As a newcomer to Ne"w York ai that period, passing from a large town to a metropolis, and one in which old traditions still lingered, it took some little time for Mr. Ptille.ei to, :is It were, "get his balance." He was, as soon as his strength nnd per-1 jsomillty and probable Influence woio I fully recognized, besieged - by pirn o and fortune hunters, would-be par.i- sites, and people who, to none- their own selfish ends, were only too will- Ing to mislead him, especially as to matters social. For this reason, or moro from the fact that he played wl,th traditions and shocked old-time ideas of pro. inletv In newsn.mcr nubllcations. lie was savagely criticised and attacked, and a determined effort was made to bar ail social doors both to himself and family. The attack on the Clee hmd bond issue brought him the HI will of the lluaiiclal powers, and this ndded to the enmity of some persons of great social lnlluencc, upon whose toes he had wittingly or unwittingly)1"" liluur B sirongiy una ne pro trod, combined to make his social l,ucod 11 ,nost Perfect ' presentment, pathway for a time a rocky one. . 1 1101 0Ill5' ot ti,e man'8 appearance, but Few old newspaper men or readers ulmost of llls ' seen through tho will forget the late Charles' A. Dana's , slBhtIess e'ea- editorial protest in The 'Sun against I Tll- dead editor was also a great Mr. Pulitzer's appearance In a Metro- lovor of music and one of unusual politan Opera box, In which, after a virulent personal criticism of his ap pearance Mr. Dana said, "Move en. Joseph Pulitzer, move on," nor Mr. Pulitzer's quiet reply a few days later in Tho World, in which ho described In ono column the marvelous growth oral hours a day to listening to War; and circulation of Influence in busi-1 "'. whom of all other composers ho ness of The World In the past yen r, ' Preferred, and other great musicians, and In the next gave some figures . Ilu was a frequent attendant at lhc which argued tho dwindling clrcula- opera and concerts, although the rest tion of The Sun, with the story or a , lessness or body, which Increased dur niortgage upon tho building, aw' ! iS "'s later years, made it difficult headed the entire story, "Moving On. For Joseph Pulitzer was a lighter and It Is hard to imagine a more ag gressivo personality than'was his dur ing tho decade, especially from 1883 to 18!3. While it was Colonel Cook- erili who suggested and outlined the cartoon of Uelsliazzar's feast, which it was always thought played a great part in the defeat or Mr. lllaine In the memorable Blaine campaign, It was Mr. Pulitzer who ordered It pub lished against the protests of some of the more timid members of his staff. It was ho nlone who conceived the Idea of opening a public subscription for tho building of tho pedestal of tho liartholdl statue probably tho most successful circulation building Idea ' t0 him overy morning tho main fca that any American newspaper man ( tares from tho news columns of the has devised, it Is not necessary to ' Jnt08t papers obtalnablo beroro do recall tho many achievements or Tho ,,arturo and those or what newspapers World duo to Mr. Pulitzer's fertile cou,i i,o obtained en route, and then brain, and phenpmonal discernment or listen to selections from the editorial the trend or tho currents of public columns or tho same from another opinion. I secretary. Later he walked several His vision into the near and the meSi always with a companion, dur further future, especially in matters jB which walks ho discussed topics political, was at times to thoso of U3 0r personal mutual Interest. Itilin .. .. l.t... .,1. .-1. , i 1 I 1. . ....u ui-ui ...... ......uni iiHuaum.;. and nltliough lie sometimes failed us to his predictions, these occasions were far more than overbalanced by their successful working out. He was a man extremely impatient of contradictions, nnd during ills lat ter years of blindness to be contra dicted on some favorite idea or theory made him exceedingly irritable, and yet he liked not tho man who always agreed with him. This was one cnii3o of his frequont change of the paid secretaries, readers, etc., who attend ed him and who, by their presence, conversation, and reading "lightened his darkness" so far as such dnrk- ness to a man of his boundless on- orgy, great ambition and constant thrlst for knowledge, and upon whom consequently the burden of this most terriblo of all human afflictions most heavily fell could be lightened. Some years after I had left tho act- ivo sorvice of The World, with per- sonal regret and kind and apprecl.v tivo words from Mr. Pulitzer to better my fortunes, I was Invited to accom pany him and this after ho had boen blind for a time, on two soparate long ocean voyages as his guest, and passed most of his time in his society wnlklng with him at morning and afternoon on deck in all but the very storinleBt ot weathors, and talking with or reading to him at aftornoon or evening. I found In this renewed Intimate ac- qualntanceshlp, after a lapse of some KNEW HIM six or seven years, the same Intellec tual power, the samo groat brain, that I had known when ho was actively; In The World office. During our con versations I marveled constantly io find this virtually totally blind man thoroughly equipped and only through tho eyes of others to dlar cuss not only tho leading buslneso, political and social topics of tho day, but oven minor ones in which we both happened to be particularly in terested. After his blindness he cultivated an already remarkable knowledge of a-t I and Its history, and could talk mosU, ably upon the characteristics ana qualities of not only our leading American sculptors and painters, but ol the old masters. Ho was especially i fond of portraits of distinguished men, notably those by famous painters, ) and It Is not generally known that In. I his beautiful New York residence I there Is the nucleus of a remarkable collection of great portraits by groat men. He especially admired the work. ft John Sargent, who may be truly ! called "the modern Velasquez," and ! i'1'8 """"Won would not rest until he j ,liul th,,t modern master paint the 1 Prtrats of loth Mrs. Pulitzer and j 1 llln'self. It may be noted here that bal'Kenfs bust portrait of Mr. Pulitzer, sI'0W" nt tho Windsor Academy tn Nuw York two 'ears "B n"d w,llch llils ,','? frequently reproduced be fore and nt the tlmo of his death, la considered by some of Sargent's ad- mlrcr8 as Pinups the most sympa thetic portrait the artist over painted, If there be nnythlng in telepathy, It would seem as if Mr. Pulitzer's ambi tion to have his features perpetuated by the great portraitist Influenced tasto and appreciation; ho loved o talk on music, and nothing so soothed him as Its strains, in his New York, liar Harbor and Jekyll Island houses lie' had among his attendants a skilled pianist, and devoted sometimes sev- for him to sit lor any length or time in a public place. At all times an exceedingly nervous man, after his blindness he became almost a monomaniac on the subject of noise. As has been told, he hnd virtually sound-proof apartments built t In his city residence, and during the yean, on which he voyaged on ocean steamers, and before the launching of his own great yacht, the Liberty, thrce years ago, he would reserve cabins ou the upper deck, with the pioviso that the deck should ho roped olf ou tho ldu ou which were bis sleeping rooms and covered with cocoa matting. During thoso long voyages It was his custom to have a snerntnrv rv.aiX , Aft(jr ,llchoo nn(, i nap another secretary frequently read to him in tierman, and then after some music came an hour's reading of history, and again nfter dinner two or more hours were dovoted to tho latest fic tion tor Mr. Pulitzer loved tho novel ist and a discussion of the same. I well remember on a memorable voy age to Genoa In 190U on tho Celtic reading to him tho thou popular "Lady Rose's Daughter," of Mrs. Humphrey Ward, and his keen Inter est In tho plot and clever Incisive analysis of Julio Lesplnnesso's char acter. I He kept himself thoroughly In touch wlth tt)0 rcig0U8 tendencies ot the tme8. Not u deeply religious man himself, while he subscribed to no ' apccln creed. I novcr heard hlra speak , ()tlle. tlm pralB0 of llm R00d reiK0n has done for tho world. Ills v(ows wero i)roati an(J uko nu gr03t mPn that I havo met, I should say that his belief was that ot tho higher nimostlcism A devoted father, he was deeply In terested in tho future of his children and in tho manner and matter ot thalr education, nnd ho talked more frei quontly with mo upon tills subject during our last voyago togethor than any other. Ho was proud of hh wife's beauty and cloverness, of his daughters' fairness, nnd as to his sons, although ho argued with mo against somo little diversions ot tho young ot today, I could discern his How Many People Do You Know Who Are Not GettingThe STAR? SHOW THEM THE PAPER. THEY WILL WANT IT AND YOU CAN THUS GET VOTES IN THE STAR'S J3.000 PRIZE CONTEST. ENTER THE GREAT $3,000 SUBSCRIPTION CONTEST. HERE'3 THE LIST OF PRIZES NOTHING LIKE IT EVER OFFERED HERE BEFORE: FIRST, $750.00 Cash. SECOND, Fine Building Lot in Kaimukl. THIRD. Savings Bank Account of $300.00 Cash. FOURTH, Ticket to Coast and Return, with Pocket Money. FIFTH, Selection of Books, $150.00. SIXTH, Trip and Week at Volcano. SEVENTH, Furniture Order, $75.00. , k EIGHTH, Music Order, $50.00. ( i, NINTH. Hardware Order. $50.00. TENTH. Jewelry Order. $50.00. And exclusively for the people of the other islands: ELEVENTH, Trip from Hilo. Week in Honolulu, and Return. 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Address (complete) Occupation Nominated by ...................rt...,".: Address Only the First Nomination will count. pride in some of -hie son's achieve incuts In athletics, against tho pre pondorance of which our collego llfo ho strongly animadverted, A great Journalist; a rarely many- 9th.) ,1 ... ; 4 - sided mnn, a curious mingling nf - , qualities, a marvel of tho union of physical force and mental energy and n raro intellect, havo passed in ih death ot Joseph Pulitzer.