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Asd now the Cabinet güasser tarns his at
tention to foreign mission?.
Jons Kelley, of New York:, 19 named in
connection with Collectorship of the Port of
New Yori,
Senator Willakd is in -Washington. He
has filed his application for one of tie
French consulates.
General McClellan it is now rumored is
boosed for the French mission, and ex Sen
ator Pendleton for the Eagli3h.
All but a few of the Washington pilgrims
have reached home. Those who hai to
walk haYe been somewhat delayed.
Teade reports are encouraging and show
that there is a reaction from the depression
which has been so marked in manufacturing
and commercial circles.
Theke will be a giant in the next House of
Representatives. His name Is Richardson
and he will represent a Tennessee district.
He is almost seven fret high in his stocking?.
A srMDEB of Republican papere of the
country are publishing eulogies of. their
j arty. As the end of the thing has passed
we see no cause for objection. Let the stary
of its life and death be told.
Hon. JonN C. New is at the National Capi
tol. It doubtless "looks like Cleveland" to
cur good friend of the Journal in the places
that once knew the g. o. p., but will know
it henceforth no more forever.
The Buffalo Times ia advocating the ap
pointment of Hon. Daniel N. Lockwood ni
Minister to France, He is a personal friend
of the President, and it is Eald nominated
him for Mayor, Governor and President.
Huso by and thirsty men to the front,
shrieks a Republican organ. We venture
the opinion that it will not b9 long before
the hungry and thirsty men will be found in
the rear. The movement has been very satij-
fictorily begun.
Excuse our apparent levity. Vvs can't renres3 a
jtnlla at the mention of John . Lamb for District
Attorney. Journal.
Don't repress the smile let it out. A
t cod many people smiled when the present
iccumbent worked into the oilice. If Mr.
Lamb does not fill the position as creditably
is Mr. Holstein he should go to work dig
fcing wells or "braking" on a railroad.
Botcn Kecord: Placard posted on the Washing
ton departments by the Republican party ;
Tue foregoing reminds us of the doctor
- ho told bis student to write on the slate,
"Out for five minutes b nt I won't be back
for an hour."
Hon. JosEni S. Miller, of We3t Virginia,
v ill probably be appointed Internal Rsvenue
Ccmmissioner. Mr. Miller is a brother of
Captain Frank Miller of this city. A Wash
ington dispatch eays: "Miller was the Au
ditor of State of West Virginia with the out
going JaPkscn administration, and one cf
the main figures in the bitter fight in that
St te. He is a handsome gentleman ani
perfectly competent for - the position hs
aspires to. This matter is the principal
topic of convention In Washington at
present '
The Republicans for the first time have carried
the citj of Charleston. W. Va. A dispatch from
there yesterday sajs: "The election here for
Mayor astonished the Democrats. The Republic
ans elected the Mayor and one Council man, a
leat they have been unable to accomplish for
many rears." There was a large accession to the
Kepublican strength In Yest Virginia last fall
under the leadership cf Blaine and Logan, and
the advance movement may continue until that
fctate is redeemed. Exchange.
Yes; we have been all thron gh that same
neck of woods. The Democracy nearly al
ways win elections just after Presidential
-campaigns and in the "off years." Let the
Republicans have the "off years" for a
while, and figure out big victories on paper
from big defeats. Go right in, gentlemen,
and amuse yourselves.
Mr- Clxvelasd will go to the theater oc
casionally, but he positively refuses to go as
a dead head. It is coming. This man will
break up all the sweet and comforting tra
ditions of Republicanism. Referring to this
matter a Washington special to the Phila
delphia News says: "Among the pleasant
little perquisites of the President, the free
ute of boxes at the Washington Theater is
one that they have more cr less availed
themselves of. Grant was seen in this way
at the the-ters often twice a week, and
Hayes occasionally dropped in to see the
comic operas that came here. Last week
the managers of one of the theaters called
on Mr. Cleveland and placed at his disposal
a box for any night this week, when he
should feel like going in for a little relax
ation, extending the invitation to anybody
he might chocae to bring with him. Mr.
Cleveland said he would be pleased to visit
his show and namei a night when he
thought he would be able to do so, but
positively declined to accept any favors in
the way of boxes, and taid he should pay
the regular box-effice prices. This is a new
departure here, as Arthur, it is said, ac
cepted a free box whenever ha went to the
theater, following the custom laid down by
hi3 prsdecefsors."
Spooner is the name of a new Republican
find in the United States Senate. Ha comes
frcm Wiiconsin, and it eaid to be the oddest
looking specimen of Republicanism thus far
discoversd. Fr:ra a description given by a
sharp observer, the suspicion is raised that
Spooner might prove attractive in a
Dime Mcseum, sic. He is rmall and weighs
abcut 120 pounds. His head is grotesque
in its smallness. His face is almost wizened
in its thinness and sharpness of line. The
lower part of his face ruus to a sharp point.
His eyes are small and deeply sunk. His
ncse is Eloping, thin and straight. His month
is very large. His hair is a thick, sandy red,
which is brushed up flippantly, as if with a
stiff whisp-broom, from his right ear smooth
into a solid bank of hair, which stands out
at rieht angles frcm the left side of his head,
completely coveilng the left ear. The hair
open the tack cf his head is also brush d
to this central point. He has tha
appearance of having been oat in
a very high gale of wind and of
having bad his hair frozen "stiff when the
wind was blowing at its highest gauge of ve
locity. Involuntarily, as one looks at
Spooner, he thinks of his windward and his
leeward sides. Underneath his wildly blown
mass of hair his naturally small face be
comes so reduced through contrast that
nothing but a photograph would make any
one believe in the real absurdity of hisap
pearance. Over this small face there steals
whenever he is addressed the shrewd smirk
of the village oracle.
Yes, Spooner must be a daisy from all ac
counts. His appearance in the Senate
chambei of the United States is fally ac
counted for wben we are informed
tbat he possesses "a good rail
road practice," and has eome reputa
tion for skill and legal acquirements,
and tbat he was sent from Wisconsin "by
the railroad corporations who have employed
him in tho part." When Spooner addresses
the Senate the correspondents say that "he
squares his legs and slips his hands into his
trousers' pockets alter the fashion of the
leader in the village gossip in the leading
grocery etores of Hudson, Wis., his home.
There have been before m the Senate insig
nificant looking men, but never one who has
approached Spooner in this regard. It is tho
custom of the clerks and messengers
about the Senate when they are in the
Senate Chamber waiting for orders to drop
into any cf the vacant seats that may hap
pen to be in the back rows. Spooner's posi
tion gives him the appearance of a maseri
ger waiting to carry some bundle. There is
not one of the messengers or clerks who dxs
not lcok to be more of a man."
Perhaps some of our esteemed contempo
raries who are wont to sneeer whenever Pres
ident Cleveland makes an appointment,
might be induced to smile, perhaps, when
they contemplate Spooner, the Republican
Senator from Wif conein.
"Kate" Is the name of the female dyna
miter who has been operating from Paris
ard secluding herself there whenever it be
came necessary. Her proper name is Mrs.
Moran, and when O' Dono van Rossa was shot
by Mrs. Dudley in New York recently it was
rumored in Paris tbat she would come to
America to avenge Rosia, whose death was
at tbat time anticipated. "Kate" was in
terviewed in Paris last Tuesday, and the in
terviewer telegraphed the information he
obtained from her to the New York Herald
Wednesday morning. He describes her as a
weman of about thirty, with delicate fea
tures, worn and jadad by night vigils ard
anxiety. She dresses rather showily. She is
respectably connected. Her real came is
Mrs. Moran.
"How," asked the correspondent, "came
yen to join the conspirators?" "My hus
band," she replied, "an Irishman, was for
merly a priest. He left me in Australia to
enter a monastery, where he died three years
ago. After some time I left Australia for
Honolulu and New York with letters of in
troduction from a Protestant Bishop. On
my arrival in New York I was sworn in by
Flacnery. One night at the house of an
Irish woman from Mullingar I swore to do
all that was required in blind obedience.
On my asking whether I ehould have to shed
blcod I was told that I might have to carry
weapons but would never be ordered to do a
man's work."
She says that she has been very shabbily
treated by her fellew-conspirators, and that
sue, with others, has been left in Paris to
shift for herself, without a cent of money- to
meet her expanses. She seems to have lost
all faith in the dynamite cure for Irish op
pression. Being further pressed, "Kate''
said tbat she disapproved of O'Donovan Ros
sa's bragging. She also thought it would be
mere dignified to blow up barracks and ar
senals than show p!ases like the Tower or
the House of Parliament, "Nor am I the
only one of us over here who thinks so," she
"One reason which made me throw up po
litical life," she added, "was that after bear
ing the burden of the day I was allowed
co voice in the management of affairs. I
hoped wben I joined the Revolutionary
party that I might recruit some other patri
otic and desperate Irish women, whose kins
men were imprisoned or 'martyred, But it
was too much to expect them to risk their
lives and liberty in carrying explosives
about if only to be slighted by men as I was
and treated as lervants. 1 believe the direc
tory decided not to have any more female
"Kate" left Paris for Lima soon after the
interview with the correspondent.
General Lew Wallace, now our Minister to Tur
key, feels keenly the criticism of- himself made
by General Grant, in his article on the Battle of
fcnilob, in the February Century, and will, upon
Lis return home, which will be in a very short
lime, prei are and publish in the Century aa ar
ticle la which he will give a full and perfect his
tory of the movements of his diviälon throughout
the two days of battle. It will be thorough and
cxl austive. Times.
We think it fortunate that so many Gen
erals,who were engaged in the late civil war,
Ehould write their own history of the dif
erent battles in which they took part, and
publish it to the world while so many are
yet alive who took a hand therein. In this
way we may get at the truth connected with
the movement of troops in each engage
ment, and the cauie cf victory or
defeat. to whom the credit is
due for the one, or where the blame
jnslly fcelonr s for the other. Thus will tha
facts eventually leak out, even though it
car the g!ory and detract from the luster of
rrany a warrior's fair fame. If Generab
Grant and Sherman will write their memoirs
and give their side of the story, It is right
ar d proper tbat the lesser lights should a'so
rise up and explain when a misstatement
bs been made tbat would cast a shadow
upon their Ices brilliant records.
Jost now, according to the Times, it is our
distirgnif h?d Minister to Constantincple
who feels called upon to refute some of the
charges made by General Grant in his article
in tho February Century. General Wallace
proposes to reveal some facts not heretofore
made public, and his hints indicate that he
will tell some unpleasant truths about Gen
eral Grant in connection with the battle cf
There are cot a few veteran?, among them
a well known General from Eastern Ohio,
who aver that one of our most renowned
soldiers and who is generally supposed to
have taken an active part in that conflict,
was really abeard a gunboat six or eight
miles frcm the scene cf action, tco drunk to
either take part in the fight or give any com
mands during the first day's engagement.
Whether this be true or false by all means,
General Wallace, let us have your version of
that battle. Let the present and fature gen
erations have the truth, no matter who is
injured thereby.
The innovations being introduced into the
White House and departments at Washing
ton thus far are of a wholesome and improv
ing character, and democratic simplicity is
the order of the day. Following closely
upon the heels cf the announcement of Pres
ident Cleveland's early hours of rising,
breakfasting and attending to business,
comes the word tbat Secretary Bayard has
ordered to be taken down the partition of
piked bara which marks the division be
tween the Navy and State Departments, in
the new public building occupied jointly by
them with the War Department. The em
ployes in tho State Department, as well as
their chiefs, I ave for years past considered
themselves as standing upon a higher plane
than their equals who occupied similar posi
tions In other departments, and had them
selves fenced off, as it were, from their
neighbors to help maintain their snobbish
excluslveness. Secretary Bayard, in thus
brushing away this barrier, doe3 it with a
view of removing the false idea of superior
ity that went with it. All over this "lan 1
1 of the free and home of the brave" such
indications of a healthy change from the
aristocratic notions and ways at Washington
will be hailed with joy. Soon nothing will
be left for Republican papers to criticise or
find fault with at the seat of government
Jcst about the time that the Republican
organs were rejoicing with exceeding great
joy that the President was about to issue
some sort of a "ukase" or proclamation or
dering all the office seekers on the hunt for
home, there comes a painful rnmor to the
effect tbat Mr. Cleveland never contemplated
such a fool proceeding for a moment. The
hunt for office does not approach the wild
and tcandalous movement made on the
National capital by the Republicans in Jßl.
Alls orts of disorderly proceedings were rife.
Governor Morton and ex-Governor Porter
had a regular monkey and parrot time over
the Indianapolis Fosttfffice. Lincoln silt I
with Morton, and the then Congressman
Porter, it was reported at the time, got mad
at the President and eailed home in high
dudgeon "on his ear." Talk about the
scramble for office and the Indiana factional
fights of the Democracy. They are mere,
bagatelles to the Repulican rows that began
in 1SG1 and continued for almost fifteen
Miss Elizabeth Stuart Theli still suffers
from insomnia.
Mr. Booth and his daughter will spend
most of the coming summer at their Near
pert cottase,
Mask Twain now denies that he is going
to givo readings ia England during the com
ing summer, but the Wales excursion to
Ireland and smashing the Mahdl in Soudin
will go on all the same.
Paeis pacers now profusely parade tbat
PriccecB Colonca, lately Miss Mackay, "has
bought the villa Pausillipo, near Florence,"
and quite superfluously, since nobody sup
poses that Prince Colonna paid for it.
Seventy-two women in Marathon County,
Wisconsin, who petitioned the Legislature
for suffrage, are said to own $300,CG0 worth
cf property, on which they pay ?G,000 annu
ally in taxes. St. Taul (Minn.) Pioneer
Afteb Professor Swing's declaration that
Chicago was a city running over with relig
ious sweetness, the English evangelist, Henry
Varley, comes out with the statement that
St. Lcuis is the wickedest city in America,
only to be .told by one cf the lecal journals
that he has more cheek than the conventional
government male.
Ms. Whitney's natural right to a Cabinet
position, according to the Boston Transcript,
is the result of old General Whitney's on
slaught on Benjamin Butler in a Faneuil
Hall meeting in 1373.
The venerable, philanthropic banker, W.
W. Corcoran, of Washington, has testified
hia respect for the memory of a famous sol
dier and upright man by contributins $1,000
toward the Stonewall Jackson Memorial
Professor Alexander Agassi, is in the
Hawaiian Islands, studying the formation
cf the islands and outlying reefs with a view
of ascertaining approximately their age and
obtaining data concerning the introduction
to the archipelago of vegetable, animal anl
human life.
Mn..CHAELss Egbef.t Craddock, otherwise
Miss Mary Nailles Murfree, is still the social
Eensation in Boston, Homes, Howells and
the rest of 'em regarding her as the mo3t
wonderful woman they lately have met,
possibly because she was able to keep the
secret of her literary identity for seven long
The o'dest hand'eartman in Boston 13 Mr.
Pul Adarrs, now in his eighty-eigth year,
and Isle the respected President of the Five
ctct tracings Bank. He started in Cornhill
nxer Fxty vrars ago with one hand-cart.
Cornhill wa3 then the great dry goads busi
ness street cf Boston, in the days of the
Appletons, Lawrences, and Lymans. Fifty
years ego a job wagon was a thing unknown
ia Boston; hand carts then did all thö light
work and the long-tailed trucks ths heavy.
At one time Paul Adams controlled over 100
hand-carls. From hand carting he entered
and prospered in the wood and coal business
on the present cite of the Cambridge Street
Jail. Boston Saturday Evening Gazetts.
President Cleveland should count a day
wasted in which he does not turn a batch of
the rascals out Denver News (Dem).
A Washington photographer is getting a
portrait of an Indiana man in the act of not
gettirg an office. The negative will be pre
served. Louisville (Ky.) Courier-Journal.
It Is eaid that neither Mahone nor Riddle
berger finds much if any friendly recogni
tion upon the Republican side of tbe Senate.
The majority of the Democratic Senators
will cot even speak to them, if they can
avoid it, so much do they dislike them. So
they are not only political but social pariahs.
Thev sold their birth-right of honor for a
mess of pottage, and now the pottage has a
bitter taste. Louisville Times.
An enterprising newspaper reporter hunt
ing up statistics in connection with the pre
vailing report regarding the nnhealthiness
of the season, consulted an undertaker, who,
with considerable sadness of manner, said:
"No. It has net been particularly anhealthy
as far as I know. A bo at the same as usual.
I thought business would look up at one
time, but it didn't. Still, there is no use
cow'plaining, for that won't make trade any
mere lively. There's nothing to do but to
hope for the best, Boston Saturday Even
ing Gazette.
The only important appointment made
by the new administration thus far is that
of General Black, of Illinois, as head of the
Pension Bureau. This places a gallant and
very popular Union soldier between the
Confederate Secretary of the Interior and
the pensioners, and can not but prove a
highly satisfactory appointment to those
most nearly concerned. If we are not great
ly mistaken, General Black will also do
something satisfactory to those who pay the
pensions by discovering and stopping the
numerous leaks now existing in that de
partment Detroit News (Ind).
Tin: reported declaration of the President
tbat he will appoint no non resident to an
office in the Territories will cast a gloom
over a large number of aspiring politicians.
The appointment of non-residents to such
oflicea W8s recognized as an abuse by the
platforms of both parties. It requires some
political courage for a President to enforce
such a declaration, seeing that Territorial
cilices have served as a means of inconspicu
ously rylng political debts to unpresenta
ble creditors. The con-resident Federal
officeholder in a Territory is apt to have the
defects of the class of carpet-baggers, chief
among which is an absolute indifference as
to the welfare of the Territory, It must be
admitted, however, that the Territorial
statesman who has grown up with the coun
try is often quite as objectionable as the im
ported officeholder couid be. New York
Mr. RiDPLEBERGEr. is pesingasthe particu
lar friend of Ireland, which is doubly unfor
tunate for Ireland, If Mr. Rfddleberger had
ordinary intelligence and knowledge of
affairs, still his adTCcacy of any cause
would, on account of his character as a
political mountebank, be detrimental. Bat
Mr. Riddleberger, in his assault on Mr. Bay
ard, discredits his own intelligence. Mr.
Bayard has manifested at all times his active
and earnest sympathy for the struggling peo
ple of Ireland. As their friend he has spoken
against the advocates of indiscriminate assas
sination and brutal butchery. In his objec
tion to tho confirmation of Mr. Bayard, Mr.
Riddleeerger simplv increases the disgast
men of all parties now entertain for the
party of two which has so long been striving
to drive corrupt political bargains in the
Senate. The days of the Riddleberger and
Mabone ascendency will soon be at an end.
Louisville Ourier-Journal (Dem.).
A Chicago Times special, dated Washing
ton. March 12, sajs:
Mr?. Elaine made a icene at a dinnerparty
slven iat week by Baron von Schaeßer, thb Aus
trian Mnlster. Some of tho favors laid at the
Euests' plate bore portraits of tbe Emperor of
Austria and o'bers portraits of President Arthur.
An Arthur picture lay at Mrs. Blaine's plate. On
teeing it she seized it angrily, crumpled it in her
hand, and threw it on tne tloor, mating remarks
at tbe tame time. The vehemence other action
and the want of dignity amazed the guests and
oüendelthe host.
President Cleveland and
Service lie form.
An Enemy Sowing Republican Cockle
Anion? the Wheat of Indiana
Statesmen Owe Mach to Newspapers
Washington Aristocracy Made to Appear
liidicnloas Kepablican Ottice-IIuUl-era
Repentant and Fall of Adice
Oar Sir. Carr Look ou
Through Editorial
U lasse.
(Special ditorial Correspondence 1
Washington, March 10. Office -seekers are
numerous but still a little shy, owing to Mr.
Cleveland referring all applicants to the
heads of departments, and suggesting due
regard for the tenure of office act. ni3 civil
service notions are thoroughly diseased,
and there is not a little speculation as to
what he rxay do. What the Democracy de
sire of him, however, is patent to the world.
If he expects to rrake his administration a
blessing to the whole country he must
imprint upon it the eeal of Democracy, and
in all important matters there must be a right,
about-face from Republican methods. This
is what is expected by the masses, and this
was the reason why they voted for his elec
tion. To accomplish these things the Presi
dent needs tbe support cf the great Demo
cratic party. This in turn implies party or
ganization, which by no means argues tbat
the patronage be given to the other fellows.
Reform to be complete demands that those
in symrathy with reform be placed in offi
cial position, and until this is done nothing
worthy of the name can be accomplished.
During the past week I enjoyed the pleasure
of shaking the hands of more admirers of the
Sentinel than I thought was possible to have
assembled here at this time, They hail from
all quarters of the Union and are of the kind
for whom the Sentinel rooster is proud to
crow. I gathered their views regarding the
question upon which I am writing and they
unanimously favor civil service methods
within tbe party. They say that it is time
to go outside for talent and ability when the
home supply 13 exhausted, but not before.
The advocacy and maintenance of a pjlicy
presupposes these methods, and the opinion
of the people i based upon the loic of tee
fact. Mr. Cleveland's selection of his Cab
inet was in keeping with this idea. He i'l
cot go outside cf his party, cor would he
have occasion to do to until he exhausted
the home supply of greatness and statesman
ship resident in the persons of such men as
Senator Voorhees, ex-Senator McDonald,
Judge Thurraan and others. In the lower
grades of office, even to the simplest clerk
ship, the same rule and principles should ap
ply. The continued succe&s of the Demo
cratic party, the consequent reform in the
administration of the Government, and, in
fact, the stability of our institutions, all de
mand the adoption of such methods and
the ebapingof a policy such as to accord
with the genius cf Democracy. The situa
tion at present makes this imperative, and
tbe gnat majority tf the people will
hail it as reform. Mr. Cleveland
is perfectly conversant with tbe necessities
of tbe case, and his tlownets to act out the
notions of some people ia what leads many
to misjudge him. At the proper time, and
with that 11 miners and justice that, have
characterized him in the past, ha will so
order affairs as to give joy to all who wish
well to our glorious country. He detests
personal Government, wonld lessen Execu
tive power, and to these ends he refers pre
ferments to the heads of departments and
as near as possible to the people.
"an enemy hatii pone this."
The political wheatfields of Indiana will
(how a Jare growth of cockle in Democratic
localities unless the over zealous friends of
Mr. McDonald manifest better judgment and
better Demccracy. If they love McDonald,
so do we all. If they sorrow over his not
having been called to a Cabinet position.
Icdiasa respects that sorrow, if un
feigLcd. But when a few, claim
ing much power and professing real
grief, charge the defeat of Mr. McDonald to
the Vice President, they exceed proprieties
and rely upon a wish that fathers a false
hood. Such an act wonld be beneath Mr.
Hendr'ck', and would not be in keeping
with the perconal relations of the gentlemen
in question. Mr. Hendricks is an honor to
his State, and it has been the wish of all the
pecple to honor him. He is honored with
the second place in the gift of the people,
and be has co further ambition. Where,
then, is the ground for the charge that to
serve his purpose he has consigned Mr. Mc
Donald to the rear? Who, knowing him,
would believe he would do this if he could?
What man, seeing Mr. Cleveland as he now
appears, would believe he would yield in
such a case? This piece of political scandal
must receive co sanction in Indiana
It is the work of an enemy sowing
cockle. It is inspired by the Republican
press of the Slate, and the Democrats who
peddle it around are misguided and over
zealous, to say the least. Mr. McDonald
does cot sacction it and can cot sanction it.
His instincts as a gentleman and his loyalty
as a Democrat preclude the possibility of his
desiring such. Prominent Democrats from
Other States would not dignify the story by
eyen listening to it. They have a higher es
timate of the leading men of Indiana, the
banner Democratic Btate of the North, than
to believe two of their cumber equal to such
tetty jealousy. Mr. Cleveland selected his
Cabinet to suit his judgment and choice, as
he had a perfect right to do, and it is indi
rect discourtesy to him to eyen imply, as in
this case, tbat he was influenced by un
worthy considerations, even in one instance.
Away with this injurious falsehood, and let
it be heard of co moreJJ
are well represented, but they owe more to
their newspapers than to the greatness of
their men. The press is appreciated and
well treated by these people, and its powcr
is trade good use of. The phrase, "good ue
of" I mean in the sense of effectiveness, for
it is not good to misuse a power by exerting
it to please inferior men in exalted positions.
Many men are high in official station wh9,
if citizens of Indiana, could not be elected to
a county effice. To illustrate the method
without at all disparaging the men, I might
ask Low came New York to b8 entitled to
two Cabinet positions? Whence came great
neEs to the little State of Delaware? On
inauguration day Randall ward dabs from
Philadelphia were here with banners and
regalia, practicing a sort of hero-wcrspip,
possibly with the hero left out.
This, too, I mention with no inten
tention to reflect on Mr. Randall, but
only to draw a contrast between sections as
to the ways they cava for asserting their
claims and getting recognition. In the above
instances the presj and the power Ql organi-
zationare brought into requisition, with
tellies effect. In Indiana the reverse Is the
practice with corresponding results, soma
great men cf tbat State being exceptljns.
No press or special organization backs the
leading men of Indiana in their labors for
fame and the credit of the State, but it U
easv to start a sort of Kilkenny cat-fight at
thesugestion of Republicans that Damo
cratic leaders may do battle against one an
other. The exceptions I refer to are in the
case cf Senator Voorhees, who unaided by
special organization, succeeds himself in the
United States Senate, and in that of Mr.
Hendricks, who by virtue cf his native
powtrs, is now Vice President of
the Uniud States. Senator Voorheoa,
standing before a popular assemblage, has
no superior as an orator. In ths benate
Chamber you might ca:t about for an abler
statesman and a more faithful public ser
vant. He stands high upon tbe laideruf
fame; the "God bless you" of his constitu
ents is as a halo around his head, and his
near future is resp!eadant with the bright
fit possibilities. Mr. Hendricks, at present,
as in the paat, is "Indiana's Favorite Son."
Wfco will cay he is not deierving of honors
and the cordial support of the people
of his State? He is alive tn the de
mands cf the hour and the Nation re
gsrds him as a safe man. These men stand
in part for the West, and it is not creditable
to these in whoEe interest they specially la
bor that home organizations and the press
do not come unitedly to their aid, and. like
tbe background in a picture, show forth the
perfections of the foreground in the scene.
Daring the heat of the Presidential cm
paign Republican officeholders were loud in
their professions of readiness to resign
should tbe Democratic party come into
power. No resignations, with the exceprn
of a few, have been received in eny of the
dipartments. They cling to office with won
derful tenacity not so much, perhaps, for
love of the pay as to teet the President's lovo
for Republicans, and for office holdicg for
life. Those who would leave tbe country
in caEe of a Democratic administration havo
not gone yet. and those who would die rath
er than vote for a Democratic President are
still alive, and not a feu of them are load
in their profession of belief that tbe chan-s
is the best thing that could have oc
carred for the entire country. After a
little while there will be many others to
occupy the mourner's bench and we will
have more Democrats, by profession, than
we will have any use for. Ducks go iu
single file to the pond and observe aom
regularity, but hungry and unprincipled
politicians and official barnacles break for
the winning side with irregular step ard
precipitation. Self is predominent these
days. Human nature in its poverty makes
k sorry picture, and politics without prin
ciple is held up to the execration of good
it en. Repenting of political sins is very
ccnimfadable, bnt while the glaring gailt
is forgiven it muse be remembered that there
T ninn a stain to caution against too much
conlidence. It will not do to put a deserter
onfuaid, because some such persons have
tnir t J out to be spies and Greeks bearing
of Washington will be given a mild rebuke
by the simplicity of Mr. Cleveland's life and
ty his thorough American notions and
practices. The apin of foreign court lile
und the day dreams ot the young ladies to
be allied to tilled nobility may be cured by
his influence and particalatly by his frugal
habits and quiet living. Washington is the
seat of imported folly and fashion. Seas 31
accompanies tbe imports, and tbe people
Hying here and following in the wake of a
few SDObs are made the subject of loud, lon
laughter. Political adventurers have swePed
this crowd. These barnacles have been tho
pliant tools of the shoddy i tea, and to-day
they stand in fear and trembling lest they
lose their positions at tit? same time that
they are taught an etiquette becoming to a
Ire, people. M. W. Carr.
Tecamseh and the Apache Chief.
San Francisco Chronicle.
At Fort Bayard for a long time there lav
an old spiked cannon, which had been ren
dered useless for some reason or another.
The Apache Chief of that district fell in
love with that cannon. He used to come
every day and beg the Commandant to givs
it to him. At length General Sherman wai
announced as coming, and the officer tol 1
the Apache that he must ask him for it. H
did. The General looked at it, saw it was of
no use, and presented it to him.
"I am afraid," said the General, with mil 1
jocosity, "yon want the cannon so that you
can turn it on my roldien and kill them."
"Uraphl no. Cannon kill cowboys. Kill
soldiers club."
The General was sorry he spoke.
Approves Lamar's Eulogy.
I Nashville (Tenu.) World.
The Commercial-Gazette thinks tbe aver
age Southern man is displeased with La
mar's appointment "because be once spoke
kindly of Charles Sumner." There is cot
one Southerner in a hundred who did not,
and does cot, approve Mr. Lamar's eulogy
on tbe occasion hinted at. It is a very car
row view the C.-G. takes... Mr. Lamar's ap
pointment is indorsed byithe South gener
ally, and the South is proud of his promo
tion. Unavoidably Late.
I New York Sua.!
A rough appearing fellow applied at a po
lice etation in Boston for a lodging Saturday
night "Too late It is after 10 o'clock,"
said the Lieutenant "I was to the theater,
and couldn't get here any sooner," said the
tramp, who finally got a bed in another
Not If lie la ao Editor.
I Boston Pot
"Will the coming man drink wine? ' aits
Mr. James Par ton anxiously in a recent ar
ticle. If he is coming Into Journalism he
will not, James. Unless, unless but on
consideration we will not betray a profes
fciocal eecret
Henry Ward Beecher lays:
The very rea?ou which induces most men to
find fault with Mr. Manning makes medal he is
In the Cabinet. lie is used to studying tbe deeps
and shallows and currents and shoals ot humaa
nature. No one accuses hin of not bein? honest
and ratrlotlc and Cleveland needs some man
with the knowledge ol the trained politician aboc t
him. It Is true that mr aging politicians repre
sent a mschine, out it ii also true that they brine
with tnem the fresh breeze of popular want. I
know bow Lincoln watched the public feelin?.
Then we know Mr.' Manntet: to be a mas of ex
ceilent financial ability and one whose ideas of
currency are sound. Jn fact I have only met one
tank President whose views on currency were not
round. As Secretary of the Treasury, Mr. Man
ning is well-placed.
A Washington special of the 12th says:
Mrs. Ilendricki and the ladles of the new Cabinet
families held their first recepUun this afternoon,
and the occasion brought out all the Congression
al, official and society people remaining in town.
Mrs. Hendricks received in btr parlor at Willard'a
aud bad a crowded room during the later hours o'
tbe afternoon. Her toilet was a short dress of
maroon velvet, and the parlor was xaade I raraat
by bouquets of large rosea. Among her earlier
callers was Mrs. Logan, and later ia the coialt'K
and going of ladies at the side entrance of tho
hotel were seen Mrs. and Miss Blaine, Miss Dolse.
Mrs. McMlchae), Mrs. Angus Cameron, Sirs.
George B. Loring. Mrs. MacArthur, aal others
prominent la thv soci'ty of the former almlaU-traUou.

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