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FOUNDED BY HORACE OSEELXT
WKDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1. lhrg.
TEN PAGES.
THE JNEWS IBIS MORNING.
Fortnt;v.?-It was intimated in Dominion Gov
88KK0SB8 circle* last night that the iiahery ne
088088888 BRA como to nn nndersUindins;, a
tcmpo.a.y nrrang* milt being inn,le pending a
eaoaplets s*'ttlim;-nt of tli<* existing troubles. .
11.er*- luis Basti great loss of life along tbo
OK?adata I** ci ftc Kiiilwoy owing to lnndslides.
.-j, js is*j)OPt0(i uujt King Menclck bas re
vo t, (I BfB tist King Jolm uf Abyssinia. -___: Tho
BOaaraald"" Basvla broke her slu.f; at aea and una
towed into port by thc Istriua. : . . Thc .Lu
"*OpOBB si i uni ion bas become more warlike. I
Voioc of tho dual empire.
I(.Noni:--.? lioth brunch-s in session. *=__~ Sen
nte: A I'oiistitutioiinl ann-udm88)1 extending thc
term ol Um President and Congress until April ^0
* ass ?|. r = A K|)iritetl discussion on the inefti
rienty i.f thc postiil MtriOS was held, ssas Mr.
Bratts spoka in favor of thc llliiir bill. House:
Hills to {Kiitiion Mis. John A. l.-.i-.-u and Mrs.
Frank V. BBRBB ISSBKftBl favorably.
)) .vi'iMi, ? Many furnaces iu KaoteSK Fennsyl-.
vania forced to shut down for lack of cou]; efforts
to induce the Wyoming miners to join the fctrikirs
of th'- Schuylkill mid LaMgh reirions. ____, The
icc forge Bl St. I.ouisaBiovcd a.-*l d* stn., ed sU-am
tus woiil. ".75.000. _?: The OKlifornla Supreme
Court sustained the verdict of thc lower court in
the Hill-Minion ciisa =___: Health Officer Smith
mad,- i? repeal to the Senate ai. Albany in regard
lo tbe fiBM of his oflioc :-rr: War ol lroi_lit rates
between tho Northwest roads begun, sss ROTO
.ini.,i> r*-c,ardiiig the treiitiiicnt of convicts in
i.."i i.i. Colonists for South America being
i liiolp il ia the South.
Cm iBB BIMBI BBS-.?Tho Mayor sent las third
"BCSSBfC to the Aldernu-n, BaggCftlBg u compre?
hensive i.ijuj transit BOhr-BB? for tlio eily and
culling alta-nti.ii to the ned of better streets
.Hui pl. .... r_:-:_._ Dinill'X ol the l.lllvi-ls.ty Mcdi
(il DeparUbSBt AI.di.ih, at which Mr. Hewitt
Banka in prc .si. Av about iiis Jidministration ol
the efl- government, ?_ The Electric, Club
opened iis new house. ???! Muyor C lia pin. of
Batiol?yn, surprised the ward wat?BBB in appoint?
ing tin- Civil Service Commissioners, r_~i A
father Bad son latallv hint bf an express train.
r.-.. -- A Ti.'dtiklin mun on u t-j.rce ia Jersey City,
was kilh <i in a I li l-room. -. -?i 1_0 Ror. Artliur
Cheater was declared not to be the (Kib'of of thc
Ibishwick-iive Jongrtgntioiial Cl urdi of Brook
lyn. = Pi* shy terians listened to addresses la
"franni ta thc Centennial Fi.ii-1 for A^id MiaJotSB
.-.ifxi.s ,!.'ll and lower without feature,
clt^sing si.-a,iv.
'J!,.- V eather.?Indications for to-day.?Fair,
willi little chnago in tcmiiciature. Tratpt-Btars
y. si-ni..i: Hilliest. H2 dCKiaoa; iowvst, ao' dc
gnx-s: average, 8t liegrecs.
Tli"-c cili/.nis of .Ncw-Vdik who believe
that Um cit v slionld bc fi-ecd li om the tlir.i!
dUB of tho };in-inill. and lhat thc beal and
m-ist i))"u'iica!)lc solution of thc li'_noi (iucstion
in such a taara as this ia through a sv>tcni of
high liicn.sc, should asscnible in great numbers
mi ."*.!<.m.av nigrit in Chickciiiij* Hall, wheii*
B*t*r"pablk*aM and LauaocaaU, l'lotestants Bud
Catholics, and BjOttA eili/.tis ol .very ci ced
and political lilith, pro'u-se lo ergo Ihe ]>assagc
of a sound, eiiuiUibk' lligh-JJicues bill.
lt locks as if thc ** Premier" had etruck K
r-nag in Iiis work of demolishing the tarilf.
Thc I'andall wing droops sullenl.v aud lcftisos
lo llap. ll will not attempt to H*>ut thc Democ
BRRtJ if the destrnction of the wool interest
is to be thc objective point of its flight in 18*>8.
/Mr. Milla ia not the first free-trade Premier
who has fallen because tho Randall wing hung
limp. Hut Mr. Randall need uot think ho can
kivc his party now. The old gamo of having
him promise one thing ih New-York and Car?
lisle another in Kentucky will nol bc suvcc-ss-l'iil
B second limo.
e
Tho exlraoidinary weother which Dakota
has boca conferring on tho country for soino
?Becks past, possibly in revenge for the inhos?
pitable treatment she is receiving from Con?
gress, has produced a phenomenon in thc Mis?
sissippi River opposiU* bl. Louis which must
b*s as magnificent as it is destrlleiive and ie
raorf*cle*ss. A great ice-floe, about twenty fc-et
thick and extending from bani*, to bank, is
slowly moving down the river can*? ing desola?
tion along with it. Tho owners of propel ty
on tba river bank, steamboats and other craft
that arc lying by for the winter, can do nothing
but stand idly at band, while their fortunes arc
slowly ground to pieces. A colder picture of
relentless late can scarcely bo imagined.
9
Tho considerations which have induced the
Senate to puss tho Constitutional Amendment
changing Inauguration Day from March 4 to
April .'.0 arc (?.Gri.sider.ithms ot sentiment. On
that day in 17m9 Washington took thc oath as
thc tint Preaident of tho United .Statct*. His
?second term begun on March 4, however, and
every Preeideiit ainee 1783 has been inaugu?
rated od that day. The Twelfth Amendment to
thc Conrtitution, which Senator Hoar proposed
lo change, was proposed as long ago ns 1S03
Mid became a part of the fundamental law of
thc lund in 1804. Even in view of thc fact
that tho Fedei_l Government was first set in
motion on April so, 'it is not improbable that
/lian y Leg Ls lu ti ires may object to altering a
cu*!om which has coin** down to us from the
jjecoud President to the twenty-second.
If the .struggle between the Reading Com*
liany and ita miners is uot soon brought to an
Kid. the entire antbradU* region must inuvjv
Kbly be pauperized. One by qpe thc blast fur
haocs are going ont atld all tbe iron mU-rest".
w-ich depend fur fuel on the Heading output
f-re siilTocating. It lo not upon the lauding
Company nor upou the iron manufacturers that
hardship and nuffering will fall. Their prop?
erties arc safe. Thc coal Plays in tho cai th
and tho iron in tho ore, und they lose none of
their value as thc weary days of conflict pars*
along. But thc miners and thc mcchani(*fs of
this groat Industrial region, with their depend?
ent wives and children, are thc victims as well
as tho offenders in this foolish war.
Mayor Cha*^i evidently realizes that it ls
1* iprh time fornim to show respect for other*
citizens of Brooklyn than Hugh McLaughlin.
His appointments of Civil Service Commission?
ers aro good, and thc Board as he. has consti?
tuted it is pretty sure to prove industrious and
sincero in its application of Ute law. But it
certainly looks odd flor Mr. Chapin to retain in
the city's service tho man upon whom tho
Bacon Investigating Committees exposiires
most reflected, and then turn directly around
and appoint to another municipal oflice tho
lawyer who, as counsel for that committee,
was chiefly instrumental in unearthing and
presenting the facts. Thc trouble with Mayor
Chapin (and it always has beer his trouble) ls
that ho lacks moral courage. Instead of pur?
suing the straightforward course consistently,
he aims to strike an average* of goodness and
respectability. He flocks with the sheep by
day and with tho goats by night.
TBE MAYOR'S PITT IMPROVEMENTS.
No one of Mr. Hewitt's predecessors has ex?
pressed his views so fully and frequently on
questions of importanco as thc present occu?
pant of the Mayor's chair i but those views are
so often shrc'.v- and sensible that the Mayor
can hardly writo too many letters and mes?
sages. All his opinions and suggestions evoko
comment and debate. They bring conspicu?
ously into the arena of public discussion tho
problems which confront the community and
stimulate public spirit. The latest of tho
Mayor's messages, that on public improvements,
will excite wider attenlion and more general
interest than any document which ho has issued
before. Mr. Hewitt is a New-Yorker through
and through, penetrated with a conviction of
the. niigniticent opportunities of the imperial
city of thc Western continent. He deoliros
ihat the destiny of New-York "KS thc greatest
city in the world is assured hy natural causes,
which cannot Ik* thwarta-d except by. tho folly
and neglect of its inhabitants.'' This is clearly
true. The progress of the city in the faro of
many obstructions and in spite of much mis?
government has been stupendous. Thc Mayor
is righi, in aiming to remove the mischievous
notion that New-Yorkers are not public-spir?
ited. Tersely but forcibly he refers to some of
the great benefactions which its generous citi?
zens have in recent years bestowed upon this
community, and touches with just pride upon
this "home of refinement, art and charity.-"'
No sensible man will dispute the statements
ns to the impel')nee of the proper care of tho
harbor and the necessity of |)ieseiving a sufli
eient depth of waler for the commerce of the
world, when it can be so easily secured and
pi .served by moderate expenditure. The
Mayor's plans concerning tho water-front arc
broad and admirable. So. too, aro the sugges?
tions as to the sf reels. The strong language
which he uses as to tho urgent duty of re
paving tho chief business thoroughfares is not
exaggeiated, nor is he too severe in denounc?
ing th** companies which ruin the pavements
a.s public nuisances. His arguments as ts) tho
vested rights of corporations to which imprev
ident giants have been made will be approved
by our soundest thinkers. What he says about
tbe impositions practised by steam-heating
companies, surface car corporations and other
lmscnipulous combinations of capital, will not
be agreeable to those who have misused their
opportunities and done all the mischief they
could ta the effort to fill their pockets; but
it will be acceptable and heartily received by
all who have thc true interests of tho city at
Leart.
Almost half of the niosr-ago is given to rapid
transit. The Mayor has made up his mind
that, thc most practical and simplest method
of. relieving the present blockade is by a sub?
way from Fi fly-fourth-st., under the New
York Central Bail mad tracks, Fourth-avc. sur?
face car linos, beneath Lafayette-place, and
down the route of the proposed Elm-st. im?
provement. Ho also proposes a subway up
Broadway from Forty-sixth-st. to Fifty-ninth
st. and up the Boulevard. Ou this subway
sysiem he would have trains running at a
high rate of speed and willi sullii-.ont frooiieiicy
to transport an army of people in the busy
hours. He proposes elaborate connections
and brandies and an extensive sy?.tem of local
distribution of passengers from the subway
trunk lines. The plan is a vast one and in?
volves so many details that it can be only re?
ferred lo herc. Our reider.*- will lind it in full
in other columns, and if they begin to read
this iiics-tagc, as tens of thousands of them
undoubtedly will they will hardly lay it down
until they have reached the last word, for not
only are the problems considered of the largest
importance to ever*.* New-Yorker, but they are
treated in tho masterly way with which tho
Mayor handles local questions, and there is not
a dull word in the document. The Mayor pro?
poses to commit to the New-York Central
Bailroad the building of these lines, thc fur?
nishing of motive power and the. transporta?
tion of passengers under conditions which
would be fair both to the corporation and to the
city. He Rays he has not yet consulted the
directors and officials of the. Central as to their
wishes. So hugo an enterprise as this will
itvquire exhaustive scrutiny in every part.
Whatever the ultimate conclusion no one will
dispute that tho Mayor has studied the matter
will diligence and has thrown a flood of li_ht
Upon the whole theme of local transportation.
Tho ono great need of this metropolis, to
make it a city of happy homes to relieve ihe
lenoment-hoiute quarters of their congestion.
to diffuse peace comfort and prosperity
throughout iU limits, to stimulate enormously
its oreM-nt rapid progress toward its BtBSRBB
po-i; ion as the capital of the world, fa a safe,
swill nnd convenient system of local trans
poriilioii which will reach out to the furthest
houn darlo* of its teiTitory. Then, as Mayor
Tlewiit remarks, with wise municipal govern
meii 'thc imagination can place no bounds to
the future growth of this city in buslnc*.*-,
wealth and the blessings of civilization."
A NIHILIST TALE
The account given in the cable dispatches
of the failure of the last plot against the Czar
adds another startling episode to the uuu.il.
(f Nihilism. The members of a secret society
balloted for tlie honors of Imperial maikamau
ahip. Tho choice fell upon au ai my ofiiici
whoso heart failed him when be sought to kill
the sovereign. He ?hot himself, and while
lying mortally wounded in hospital mad*' I
lull confession of his guilty connection with
his accomplice, in the political policy of as
aaseiaation. The incident is a most, important
one as corroborating many stilled rumors re?
specting the spread of revolutionary ideas in
the army. The Uussiim Government hus neve
boen willing to have its own subj.tis Of tho
world outeide snsjrfvct that the army was con?
taminated with the contagion of Socialism.
The silicide of this military olliccr, with this
strange hospital confession, is an unanswerable
proof of the existence of disaffection in thc
army.
One of the details^f this cxtnui.dinarv Rf
currence is characteristic ol' l.u.ssian methods
ol administration. When the dying ollicer's
confession had been icivordcd in writing, every
one who had heard it was immediately arrested.
Tho surgeons in consultation over the sick
man's symptoms and the hospital nurses who
were smoothing his pillow were converted into
enemies of tho Czar by thc mero possession of
tho secret that, an army oflicer waa a Nihilist
ind had confederates in tho service. They
werc imprisoned for thc crime of listening to a
dying man's whispers; and tho surgeons were
not released until they had bound themselves
not to repeat tho startling tale. Could there
bo a more striking illustration of despotic
government and its morbid terrors than this
hospital scene?_
A DEMOCRATIC^'TENDER.
" There is no place or role iu Naturo for the
Mugwumps except that of a Democratic
tender." Bo remarks a leading Democratic
newspaper, "The Brooklyn Eagle." Individ?
ual Mugwumps can be deponded upon to resent
this characterization. They will " hurl back''
the charge tbat their present significance in
politics is simply the significance of a Demo?
cratic tender. They will protost that their
relation to the two great political parties is one
of resolute independence. Some of them have
taken pains to explain that they roted for Mr.
Cleveland for the Presidency, not because he
was a Democrat, but on grounds that had noth?
ing whatever to do with hia politics. Mr. Cur?
tis hastened to tho support of Mr. Cleveland
after denouncing tho Dejnocracy as "a party
which fell from power as a conspiracy against
human lights, and now attempts to sneak back
to povver as a conspiracy for plunder and
spoils."
Nevertheless, if the Mugwump newspapers
reflect, tho views of the contingent for which
they profess to speak, it is entirely proper to
speak of a Mugwump as a Democratic tender.
Why not ? These organs long since abandoned
tho attitudo of independent and impartial
ciitics of both parties. They havo become
heated Democratic partisans. No one can
read them day after day without becoming
convinced that they are retained for the Demo?
cratic party; that they hate not only this and
that Republican lender but are working for thc
overthrow of Republican principles and the
downfall of the Republican party. "The
New-York Times," in its capacity of Demo?
cratic tender, sneers at the bills pending in tho
l.eoislatnre providing for Quarantine reform.
Why ? Because they aro Republican men-nrcs.
" Tho New-York Evening Post," serving in (he
same capacity of Democratic teador, dismisses
tho tic in the Democratic Committee with a
brief paragraph. Why? Because the dead?
lock in all that it implies of paify factionalism
fa a Democratic deadlock.
Extremes meet. Your fine old dyed-in-the
wool Democralieorr^an and your " independent"'
organ are engaged in the same work. Both
aro laboring to keep the Democratic party in
power. Who says thal Mugwump and Demo?
cratic tender are not convertible terms?
THE KA VAL CONTRACTS.
Secretary Whitney in making contracts for
new vessels was very careful to limit the
period of construction and to impose penalties
lor delay. One of the gunboats ought to have
been finished in December lust, and another
should have been completed yesterday. Neither
of these vessels can bc turned over to tho
Government before August 1, and one of them
may not bo finished wilhiu a year. Tho
Charleston and Ballimore arc in a more for*
waid slate, but it is not considered possible
to complete them within the period specilied
in tho contracts. The dynamite cruiser will
nol be offered to tho Government this mouth
w ithin the limit of time. In all these instances
penalties are imposed by the terms of contract.
Ibo contractors are making strenuous efforts
Lo secure an extension of time in order to avoid
he payment of penalties. It will be interesting
Lo watch tho Secretary's course in dealing
witH the contractors. Ho considered delay a
very glaring fault in the ease of Mr. Roach,
who undertook to build four r-hips ut once for
the*. Government. Will it be as serious an
offence in these new instaBces?
The Secretary can well afford to lie con?
sistent, for he can remind the contractors that
Lhey are paid good prices and thal the penalties
will not seriously impair their profits. Com?
petition for Government contracts has not been
real under the Secretary's administration. Each
'milder has got what woik ho wanted at prices
Narrowly wilhiu thc limit of Congressional
ippi'oprial ions. Each tan pay the nominal
forfeit of .*?'.'.) I day for six months without
i uining his business. At tho Burne time we are
not sure but that the Secretary will do belter
1.) deal generously with the builders than to
bold them to the strict letter of the contrac-ls.
There may have been excellent reasons for de?
lay for which th** contractors should not be
l,*-ld responsible. When, however, the vessels
BM oomph-ted (hey ought tobe re<iuired to fur?
nish every unit of horse-power called for by
Qm contracts. In this respect the Secretary
was most lenient and indulgent, for be left
fi broad margin between the designed horse
po*rer and thai which the builders of the
ri niseis are required to furnish. The con?
tractors of the Baltimore if they succeed in
approximating the designed horse-power can
well afford to be a year behindhand in con?
struction, since their premiums will largely
offset their penalties.
COPYRIGHT LEGISLATION.
Thc agreement of the .Authors' and I'ub
lish.rs' Copyright League*., und the Cojiyright
League of H-ton, upon Milla modifications
of thc Chace bill, the substance of which wu
have punted, is a hopeful augury for tho
future of c<,|)yright legislation. One of tho
chi-f obstacles to such legislation in previous
year* luis been the eoniiiet of opinion among
the various interests. The dishonest opjio
nents of copyright havo been glad to seizo upon
tbc.vjo di ff oron c*.** as a pretext for refusing any
action whatever. Now, how-ever, the authors
and publishers have come to the sensible eon
CBBBa-H that their wise course is to (stablish
tbo principle of international copyright with
as near an approach to justice as ii posuM*. al
Ihe outset, in the expectation that having once
made this great advance it wil] be easy to se?
cure iin])i,,v*'nient in details hereafter. There.
is no doubt that thc Chace bill, as modified,
represents tlie views of those most interested in
tho writing and printing of books, as to what
is ai jiresenl practicable, and it is to be hoped
that Senator Chace will perr-jit their opinious
to come, before Congress.
These changes, if adopted, will remover from
the bill tlie non-importation daune, which has
been universally ree* igy ized as fatal, and the,
provis,"ii fur a tin* B month.' iniVrval betweeu
ihe pi'idu* ti"ii cf a book in a foreign country
and herc. The non-importation clsune ia bo
altered as to permit the importation of foreign
"diliuii* of American copyright works that are
authorized by th* Bl ncr of the copyright. The,
li,ree iniiiitlis' cl.iii-e is nplaced with I clause
requiring simultaneous publication in both
comillie-". An njipc.iI to thc hoooai ttcuumcut
Ol the (-ountry has been prepared by Mr. Lowell,
Mr. Stedmau, Dr. Egglcston and otheiH, which
in els-vwhcro printed in this issue of The
Tiublnt. lt presents UM arguments in favor
of the copyright law with much cogency, and
invites tli<- public to memorialize Congress to
secure its caily passage. Fair-minded people
should be only too glad of this opportunity to
aid in forwarding BO just an interest,.
The chief] obstacle to legislation outside of
tho ranks of those engaged in book-making,
has undoubtedly been the fear of a certain por?
tion of the public, not too intelligent and not
over scrupulous, that the price of books would
be increased. The statistics of thc trade
demonstrate, lhat there is very slight ground
for such a fear. Tho chief result of a copy?
right law would be that a large proportion of
the trashy English fiction with which the mar?
get is now Hooded would be shut ont, that
.American fiction of a better finality would take
its place, and thal the difference in price would
not bo important. A Presidential session Ls
not tho most favorable timo for pressing such
a measure, but it would be a popular and
gracious action If tho two parties, before*
squaring off for tho great contest, should shake
hands over a copyright bill.
THE ~LlYlf~Or~A~SA~~'GBAT.
We aro fond of boasting of our statesmen
and generals who rise to famo and authority
from tho humblest beginnings, and without
the aid of carly advantages. There is perhaps
an even moro striking and more valuable les?
son in tho career of Asa Gray, one of thc great?
est scientists this country has produced, who
did not have a college education. Professor
Gray has just died at a ripe old age, leaving be?
hind him a reputation which is bounded only
by the circumference of the world of 6cicnce,
and is a lasting monument of what may be
accomplished in any field of learning by a pure
and lofty enthusiasm, singleness of purpose
and tireless industry. It is no exaggeration
to say that tho history of his life is thc history
of the development of thc science of botany,
moro especially as applied lo the plant lifo of
this continent. In this field he
t-howed that ho was something far
greater than a mere observer, however
exact and industrious. He displayed rematk
ablo powers ari a constructive thinker, and was
able to deduce from his st tidies of vegetable
lifo generalizations bearing upon tho most seri?
ous problems that are. occupying the -"realest
minds. With these abilities he combined thc
faculty, not always found in conjunction w ilh
them, of making knowledge attractive, to be?
ginners. The name ol Asa (Jray is as familiar
to tho young student as it is to thc leaders in
science the world over.
lt is a fact of BO small interest in an age
when to be a man of science usually moans to
be a religious sceptic, that Professor Gray was
:is firm I believer as Agassi/, or Joseph Henry,
though they came to ihcir convictions by such
diffcrent roads. Professor day was an ad?
vanced evolutionist,w hil** Agassiz adhered tena?
ciously Ui the theory that theta was no devel?
opment from one species to another, but that
the successive changes which arc written in
Ihe earth's strata were specific creations by a
Divine hand. Gray supported willi all his
wealth of learning tho theory nf evolution,
which his own "researches did much to
strengthen, but contended that this maivellous
system of graydon] growth and modification im?
plied the existence of a plan and a creative
power capable of having conceived it. Ho
was able lo see, what many of the evolutionists
do not seem to see, or at all events do not take
siilliciently into account, that when (he theory
of evolution has been conceded in its entirety,
it is still an open (juestion whence comes the
power that sets all this endless series of causes
in motion. The evolutionist fa as unable to
explain tho mystery of tho growth of a plant
from the seed as the, savage. When he has
travelled to the uttermost bounds of knowl?
edge, this mystery of the origin of life, which
lies about him in every blade of grass, is as far
beyond him as if he did not know one plant
from another. And Professor Gray held what
mu ri be conceded to be a logical belief?thar so
far from the theory of evolution detracting
from the accepted idea of God, it provided us
with a moro majestic image, a Creator who
simply set in motion tho vast machinery of
development, rather than one who resetted to
countless specific acts of creation- Professor
Gray found no inconsistency between tho
theory of evolution and the Nicene creed.
When we add that his private character was
so benevolent nnd amiable that he was be?
loved as much as ho was admired, we have
said enough to show that the career of Asa
Gray was one which the youth of this country
could study with profit.
A FISHERIES AGREEMENT.
Th** Fisheries Commission has probably arrived
nt 6ome impotent conclusion. Conjecture points to a
propouition for titbit ratit.n. 'Luis was thc ptoaias
police recommended by President Cleveland in his
lirst Message, nnd emphatically contemned l>y the
Senate. If .t be revived after the failure of thc
I'resident to enforce ihe ulternntivc policy ciiiict.,1
by Congress In the l.<-t.aliat ion lilli", the Admiufs
tiat.on cannot seriously e.vpeet thnt its Treaty
orin '?*: rotation* lt pr..iia'ii> ptofon to have a
<-,invention rejected rather than to have the Com
triibiiou break uj> without coming lo any form of
BBBBSKMKtk Of thc two diplomatic failures one
will bc tar lerts iiumilint'n.' to Se.-retaty Jtayurd
than the ether. Indeed, there will ba o fair
chance of tt-.t'lin-r during the Presidential canvass
upon au .in .u. c ?i il attempt A a-?"ke n histing
?kCHCC between the two great branches of the Kng
libh-s-pcukir.g rac. The col?.j?c of tho Couinn
blon would simply have brought ridicule und
reproach upon the State Department.
It bas bon apjmreut from Mr. Chamberlain's
public utterr.nces that bo came to America de?
sirous of ulakine; a new Treaty in coniorniity
with the actual conditions of trude ind hollas,
between the two countries. Ile looked upon tho
Treaty of 1818 as un antiquated convention,
adapted pohsibly to thc B8QBtS8BKK?-" of thc Qa*/.
ernnicnt nt thc time it was negotiated, hut, no
longer useful or adequate. The Fisheries clauseis
of the Treaty of Washington he llkewibc wns
disposal te set ubldo as furnishing an uusatis
faatOtT I"*1-18 for ? new Treaty. He was willing
to discuss nil the technical qu?-ation.s nnd to make
ii biou'l ami bUtesmaulik*- compact grounded upon
ll,,- cniuni* r* ntl ri-latiuiis, aud necessities of the
two couutrn's. m
Il Sicretury Bayard Could Lave met. Mr. Cham?
berlain iu tke same spirit, and if Slr Charles
Tupi>er could liave been prevuiled upon to risk
Provincial d?pleasure, the Commibsion might hnve
effected without much difficulty a lutistaotory
sett lenient. What Americans want in their com
liiereinl rights in Ctinadirin harbors and waters.
'IVy have been denied those rights. Their fisher?
men have been subjected to Indignities and out
iu_es, und to malicious perttccution and hatBOslnj
uuiioyuiict) in Canadian waters. A Trculy which
would have secured to American .hips in Dominion
IHjrU. th* rights und privilege., which laiul-h
vess.-ls freely enjoy in j_n*.rican harbors ought
not to have been a dillioulL compact to make, and
il, would have given general istisfictiou. Probably
lhasa has been |H)ttilogj,ing quibbling over diplo?
matic d*?tails, with an arbitration proposal as the
barren rt?ult. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
? The World" thinks that it is as crazy in n na?
tion to pension ita old soldiers as it would be to
vvuste its biib-tuui e iud impoverish its |x*oplu
with military nrmnments. Well if generous
treatment of Uiiiou veterans Ix: a murna, liku
Uilbi.iii-iu shroud, wo euu only say that thu
THE TALK OF IHE DAT.
f*ual ls only s dollar a ton In some Darts of Colo?
rado. Ai* tho people happy I Rot much. They are
kicking because lt l-u't tiny cent* a ton.
TIS conversation had furnell upon the subject Bf
flin relative merits of varli.u-, Binds if food a< regards
li'.ali ti fi 111 less.
? In rei:.,,-,! t? what I shall Bat," BOBBI ve-l I lu* I lott mi
young lady, plaaiaatly ?nd yet willi dignity, as ihe
regarded tho dish before her, " I BSVSff lake anybody's
ipso iltxit."*
"I told you. Janies," -.||(* tbo embarrassed ho-tcss,
a St. Louil linly, "Unit Mia:, Uovjaaiei wasn't leady
for mince pie yet."
Tourists In Smith-i'ii California say that rooms In
hotels aro prelty cool. Tho reason ls that wood 1,
8-."j * cord, and there ls no coal to 1*9 had.
It ls said tl,af tho sal') of Honors In tho restaurant
of tho Ifuuso of BSBrassntatltSS la carried on lu the
most oiieii maimer and In direct violation of a hint
rule which forbids ouch a_o under lie nally of for
fi nure of ]i nil,-"C.
Wo are willing t_at 'he peoplo of Dalrota shall
uso all i*t'?-ooabi* mean* to deceive, the tv..rid lulu
the lu i?f tli.it their country In a paradise, bu pp* riot lc
.le.-.'pl eli .i.'i'.'iierales into reel.;..-., and Uli*C,'*i polonia
maauBBlty when lr ls announced of a mao who wan
found fro/en stiff In lil* tracks that he died of
s .ii-l: aiUe.- I Bingham! on He pilbil*'an.
The animal hoi ,-??, adi.!, fair nsat Iicrlln ll s great
ev om. At tha recent fair Too tons of hoi jerad?a
wero disposed of; also several hundied thousand kegs
of beer.
s. A gentleman whoso tasto leads him to colleet pe?
culiar statistics rep*nts that 10 pertous ware l>i.* heil
during the la.,t year. Now lt he would supplement
lils Informal iou with figures showing how many |n*r
son-j e-c.ii.cl lynching durlug* 1S-.7 who had richly
earned that attention, tha publlo couiualty would be
betbrsr satisfied.
'I* u* ( h i val rv. hmvcrsful Suitor- Your daughter
ln*!*t* upon a public wedding, but 1 B88f* new .my
sense In lt.
lather-I rai-i". either.
"1 ben you voil l-'O me to oppoM the notion."
" Certainly, *lr. I"'* ? perfect folly, a p eat waste
of m..nev. (line and ?I rou gili over a display which
wi,ut last iv.eiuy illinunja. Of cur,* ia opj-vite lt.
My wlfo will too."
No. I spok?v to lier about lt and sho declared lt
should bc b till* wedding- or non*."
"linn.ph! If the'r hearts are t-o ???( on it. lt would
bo brutal for us to Interfere.?(Omaha World-.
"Ths Louisville Courier Journal" (ay* that the
i;-<un. l.v Blare i ?i"i,i 1* th? moat iU*oi_Uiabl*
Stato Capitol tn the country.
Tho Mayor ot a French village was lUarryli-g a
couple the other day, and lu lha 898988 of a little
speech uf advice, toll (he newly ma.lo wile that lt
wa* hor duty to follow her husband wherever ho
weill, 'li,* unman knocked Hi* M-mn'. ijururatlou
lulu I cm kel hal hy Impulsively C-i'laiBilug; " Oh,
Democratic President and bis pnrty orgnna brtve
not sIi.jvv ii si mpt*.....*, at it. Wi arish they would.
Aa was cxiected, the ConimissioBor of Publio
WorkM Miiys that he lina no mouey to remove wires
und poles from the streets where thc subways aro
ready to bo put to use. This Important work
ourrht not to (to lindene for such fi reason. Thc
money should have been provided by the Board of
hjs-tiiunte last year. If thnt Board ls unable to
lind a fund available, tbo r/gislaturo BBB*, properly
B8 asked to give it thc necessary authority to make
an appropriation for this purpose.
? ? ? ??
'Ibo silence which "The Albany Artrus" main?
tains in rafBB- to tbe tic in the I>nii>Tfit ic com?
mittee "viirrnnts tho intcrestiiig bus- inion that it
bas paired off with itself iu regard to Messrs,
Cleveland and Hill.
-*
"Tho F.veulng Post" alms si too hi-.h a *t*pdsrd of
Journalism to l-ellcvr that lUei-o I* any political polrt
lu calling Senator Chandler '-lilli." Nicknames ex?
press affoctlon.?Now-York Herald.
Certainly. Mu kw ump journals instead of re?
ferring contemptuously to Senator " Bill" and
" Jim Blaine," ought to show their affection for
one another by playfully exchanging endearments
over the "Gins," the " Carba," the ? George Wil?
liams," and the " I>nrTl'*s." That would indicate
not only an elevated sU.n.lard of jouxurtlism, but
kind neighborly instincts.
af -
Docs Mr. Cleveland really think new that
David B. Hill is a candidate'
Charles Mitchell, the English priste-flghter,
solemnly as-wvervat'-rfl in writing that when he was
in America he was " entertained by thc elite of
the society of tbe United Statis and Canada."
Charles Mitchell's reputation for veracity has al?
ways been conspicuous by its absence.
An excellent hill has been introdiifod in The
New-Jersey I_trislature, which proposes to punish
with heavy penalties tlio racing of horses within
that State nt any time in the (season of icc and
snow between November 1 and April 1. Tin's bill
should f-n raaasd | rom pt fy. It would put nn end
to thc scandals nnd Bt_SS8 -t Clifton nnd Gutten
ii<-i-r and relieve our sister Slate from the daily
gal bering at ice-bound race tracks of tlie vilest
scum and refu.se from New-York. aud neighboring
cities.
Why should any one be surprised because the
House Committee on Civil Service Reform pro?
poses to introduce a bill that will In large meas?
ure ileatroy tho effectiveness of the Civil Service
system? What else was to be looked for with
such a cl.air_.ikti ? And lins be not taken his cue
from the Administration itself?
I'ost?iaster-Gcneral Dickinson is pronounced by
Se;i.tt,,r Voothres thc first Democratic Cabinet offi?
cer of thc present Administration. That's Just
why bc was put into the Cabinet* If Mx. Cleve?
land were choosing a Cabinet now ho would net
on different principles from those- followed three
years ago. Public oflicc has become a Democratic
trust _
PERSONAL.
Con tren-ni sn John Nicholls, the Unit republican
who has represented the IVfh (or Haleigh) North
Carolina District In Congie-.*, since 1870. when John
T. Deneseo resigned, ls a pr.mei sud was for a time
snpei Inteiid-Mit of tho Deaf and Dumb Asylum at
Haleigh. Ile wa* afterward MStBMStST lo fhe s.-in.o
,iiy. sBtfceediag ex covet tor ii .iden In that position.
Mr. Nicholls ls a st roi)-,' lal or advocate and stands high
In the Vla-onic. order. Ile Ls spoken ol as au available
candidate for Governor this year.
M. Carnot say* that any Frenchman who would de?
clare war apain-J Germany while Molt be aud Ulsuiarck
are allvo ought to be shot.
Tim Hon. llariniiW llanxt.n w_l rliL-ver '.the*
De,,nation Day address this year at Ellsworth,
Maine, be ore tho W. LL loee Post, G. A. It
Mr. Frank HuUttiBI dlcfaios many of his stories
to his wife, who gteatiy enjoys a?.?ting lu hi*
literary work.
A. V. Lockery. ex-Coasnl at Leeds, has started a
newspaper at Carthage, .V. C., railed "'Ihe American
Frofeeliniilst."* A* factories spring up tho protection
scntlinont grows In the South. Mr. Doc kory will be
tho Hepttbllcan candidate far Congress in the Hld
OT. Cl Hist rl<-t at the next election. Be comes
from good t'nlon Mock, his gi andlafher being ex -Gov?
ernor n.iciaeiy, anil Ids f_' I ir a utstlngtilshe-d lie
publican and ox-Congress niau.
BSBatao Cocbrell ls credited with having used
thi co gallons of ink In hi* piivato -conespoudeuco
last. year.
Tho o'her evening they, were discussing plays
and playwrlters, and IL Dumas said, '"What a lucky
fellow M. Failcron Js | Jlo li.is two qf hi* piece*
gnlng on at rh* *amo time uni at Ihe same thea'i-e."
" Mow *,, "* "WliVj 'r.a. sn,nis' ts a**r.'*| on tho stage
and 'Lu Monde ou L'on S'l.nnulo' In tho audienoo I"
Last summer a 8coleh lad named ItobMe Hums ap
peared before Queen Victoria at Osborno. He ls an
exfren.ily clever dancer, and has gained medals In
various parts of the world for ah accompllshmont-i.
Ile plea-.d Her Majivsty much, and the result has been
that,Hui.ugh Slr Henry Ponsonby, fhe Queen was
Offered and has accepted a portrait of tho little hcotcJi?
man, winch arrived In London from Huston. The
picture, which i* alaout six foot square, is in.-ianlli
cently finished lu crayons, and represent* young Hums
wearing his jirofuilou ot medals, etc.
Mrs. Celia Thaxter ls giving reading* In Holton.
Tho death has been announced of Thomas Latiner,
the oldest Journalist in the west of Fug-hind. He had
boen for moro than *lxly years connected willi the
F.xeter press, and, as editor and proprlotnr of ? The
Western Times" during tlie greater part of that long
period, had BUB of great service to the cans* of I.Bter
?lisiii In Devon. As a Church!BBB he sfontly resisted
the Innovation of th** l-nseyltu piety, and obtained for
himself much notoriety some years bark by BttMBSS
fully resisting all action for libel brought against him
by Hisliop J'nillpotis, his leading naumai l-elug his old
friend .th* lalo Lord chief Justice Cockburn, iheu a
young rn-mu ber al the \V*_tetn Circuit.
Mis. AL J. lit mau ha" b*cn driven out of Baataa
by Hw climato and is spending tlio winter at Wush
li.gton.
General (sheridan will have ?*? public rccepTon Ju
I'anoull Hall lo morrow nooa
1 can't do thal. M. le Blair*, fo, mr knslvand ,. .
rural ?postman.?"
Willie ls a llftlo Scotch bo/ who liva* in tm
He is live MOBS old .ml hs,'nj!'yrJX nr*l\Vl,._
'?pease brory*.- which la ki* country ls BKaa toeku!
dion to cool tho blood. ? "' thn'
" On on, Willie, yon must eat lt," said his pap* o ,a
day Bl breakfast. wmRu ?SB
? Hut I don't Ilka lt, papa," ropued th* -y.v
That doesn't matter; you nmsi oat lt it ?ii.
do yon good and mate you (at Me Daniel, who llv_'
on lt when he was a boy." mmm*
* ESR he I Was that the man who wa* In the o>i
" Ve*, that was tbe maa"
"Well, then." replied tho lad, leornfully. - \ ?.,.?.
wonder Iho lions didn't eat him" *
ple'JJ,'2nt.,nel1 ?' " tmt br"^" ? not br ** ?n*?-"
There ls another genius In the peddling lina among
downtown office*. This ?mooth faced -y-dlr*- v m
one day offer a line of tol-et soars ind perfumery.
The followlni day ho offer* publications and *t.,ili,n
ery. At another time ho mar be seen wit., an assort
meat of rat traps, whisk brooms and mlscellaneoui
hardware Clothing la another line ot trade in this
man's Ust.
In a i**resbyter!an church at PlacorT'l*. CaL. *
fow evenings ago, a novel entertainment wu rlvon.
A j/oung lady representing America was seated 0n a
dals covered by tho Star* amt Bli lp.* and wis at
tendeil by four Hrtlo pages who Inrroduced success
Ively representative* of various heathen countries
dressed in appropriate rajs tu me. Those kneil'n*
aa supplicauts pleaded wi h "America" to ?eud ti,rn
the Gospel. The paris were well caniod om, am
tho proceeds devoted to th) cttise of the m!s.s,.,n?
QUITE ENGLISH, YOU KNOW
A young Brit ?her whose name was. Wei
Went cracv a last, so lt ?k*mys?.
HocaiiM-t people would not
I nd' i>'a id that they oiitrht,
To call him not Weeuiis, but Wee ms.
Another whose la-*, name was Knollys
Tried vainly to vo^e a*, the iwLys;
Hut no bal,ol ie cast
He eau se tip (iii las
The clerk couldn't pronounce Knollys Notes.
And then a young butcher named belvoir
Went and murdered a man wit), a cloivolr,
Pocaiise the man couldn't,
Or possibly wouldn't,
Pronounce his name properly Heever.
There wis an athlete named Slr;, han.
Who had pen.v of I new and I. i-han,
And he'd km, k a niau down
With an indignant frown.
If he failed to pronounce Ids name Ptra?n.
-(Washington Hatchet
INCIDENTS IN SOCIETY
Mrs. T. Dateaon Musgrave, of No. BM H ft li ave . ravi
i musloal* yesterday, which was also her last reeeptlo
lay for this season. She was asslstrd la receiving BJ
ier truest. Miss Josephine Mozler Hank*. The mu....
van hy Michael Banner, the violinist; Mts* Lavs ter, th.
?ontraito: Mr. Joyce, a new English liarltone. uni
lenora Fedresso, an amateur, the dan-/titer of ttl*
?lui.lill* of ban Carin* aud si?t-r of the Beor*tary of tin
?nanisla Hot-ation at WaahlBtcton. Am.mg the gue*t.
vere the Marquis aud Mar iu.se of Sau Carlos. Mr*. J. V
le Navarro, Antonio de Navarro, Mr. and Mr*. Hertler
kllle. Rertlei, Mr*. Thoma* Hitenco<-k, Mi** Leary
kira, Abram Lawrence, Mis* Hutu Lawrence, Mist
saud*. Mrs. Ethan Allen. Mia* Amy Baker, Johu 1'.
kingsford, Miss Floyd-Jones, Mr*. Joseph Drexel, thi
Hisses Drexel, M ?.*. Heniaen, Mr*. John /er -.a. Mist
Charlotte Zerega and Ml** Edith Newcomb.
Mr. aad Mrs. James II, Berle nan, of No. 25 East For'y*
WfBBB* st., gave au evening of music and re itailoot
asl night. Dim.iii Graham laug ant there were io Ha?
lon* by Miss de Wolfe aud E. F. Coward. Miss Flor, nc*
?clilcrtolln received with Mr*. Beek MB, Anion*- th*
?nesta were Mr. ami Mrs. W. H. Seliledeliii. Mr. and Mr*.
W, H. Dlnsinore, |r., Miss Dtnsmore, Charles Kobi ison,
?'rel. Baldwin, Mr. and Mrs. BBBBI Kip. Eliot Gre' iry
Hil Kip, Phillp K'ui.ei in i,-.. J. P. Kingsford au.l Mr.
ind Mrs. Greuvillt) Kane.
btnee ta* Duke of Newcastle has l>eeu here he ba* iieec
k guest at ann ei? glveu by Mr. and Mrs. Elliott l.,.,.-.
reit and by Edward Livingston. At a *llnner given by
Slr. Livingston last. Saturday night were Mts* Clarisse
;.l ri agaton. Miss Era Morris, Mr. and Mrs. Clurlri
I'ellimn-Clintoti, T. J. O. Ithinel rn ler. Miss Mattie
iister, Andrew A. Hlbby, tlie Duk* of Newcastle an!
Instill <>.,!!,on'.
Cards were lent out yesteiday for the wedding of 'lin
["oruelia Van Autteu to Lludley llofl.uan Chilpin, at tin
io se of tue nt..le's motlier. No. Ul Lmli av*., or
I'ues'l.iy afieruuou, February ll, the bride'* oirtlid IS,
nie ceremony will take pince at :t:3<) o'clock, Areh
,i.slio|i Corrigan officiating, nm) will lie witne-.se I bj
eiatiie* and a few Int.mate frinuds. A large recoiitbji
rill follow from 4 until ti t* rrhlch 1,'?)0 nivltanoui
lave Lei n neut out.
Mr. nud Mr*. Arthur M. Dodge, of No. 12 East Thirty.
ourth-sc, gave a haili:wine diuut-r last ulgut. Covert
rere lal.I for eighteen.
Miss Hand*, of No. 88 West Thirty-third st.. gav* I
.?ap Year dance at her house last night. Ann it 2 >V
;uests weie present.
inuit!' th* laal two weeks Mrs. John Sherwood ha*
nade more than $3,001) for eUurlty by her readings. He
ween seven anti sight hundred persons HUM to heal
HT the otiier day nt Mrs. Henry Vlllard's 1:1 aid of ttl*
iVoman's Exchange, and 11 large iiii.utier of ticker* nan
iceti sold for unotner reading tor charily wt,ion she i* ti
five at tho bo se of Mrs. Musgrave on February ll.
'?Irs. Bhcrwood will soon itegln :, noteworthy course ol
readings ou s*cisty at her own i...u -e.
_ WEDDING.
Thu Fifth Avenno Presbyterian Church wss tho *een4
)f a pretty wedding last night, Miss Grace Oreen,
laughter of Albert W. Green, marryiug Henry A. Alas
nut.-r. The Kev. Mr. Sanders, assisted by tue Bar, Dr.
fohn Nail, pastor of the church, odiuiated. TB-- lui le'l
:ovvii was of Itali white silk, ".rimmed wita old lisa ires
ace. Her vail was of tulle and sile carno 1 a bouquet of
vbite lilac* and natural orang* blossoms. There weir
wo bridesmaids?Miss Green ami Miss Mary liutlci
ireen, sister* of the bride. Dr. Samuel Alexander ??? 111
lie best man. and the ushers were Maitland Alexander
Uiver Harrluiau, lr., Walter Watson, Jr., John Ho.iga
?iduey Taier, Herbert Hutierlee, Evert J. Wendell aud
kinari ?fa*jv*us. The bride was gtTOB awny !>y hoi
'a ther.
A reception followed at ths house of Mr*, '.'beroi
flutlir, grandmother of the bri le, No. 433 Filth av*.
Fully 3,000 Invitations .vere sent out, and nearly l.*)0t
.'in-sts ntteuded tbo reception. Anions these were Mr.
ind Mrs. Heury M. Alex.iuder, Mrs. Edwlu St*i*u-, ot
i'astle Point; Mr. aad Mrs. rf. H. Sands, jr.. Mr. .111 Mr*.
Hiller Barriman. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Alexander, Mri.
irooker. Mr. iud Mr*. Henry ll. Hide. Mr. ant Mr*.
Shina* DiIIbii Kipii-v. Kr, bb?1 Hrs Peter Moller, Mts,
Io.-ep:i Diesel, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Weude.t. Mr. and
Mrs. John While Alelauder, Mi. mid Mrs. Au*.rn iii*.ps
stokes. Mr. nnd Mr,. Thoma* Sloan*, Mr. aul irs.
William Amory. Jr., the Misses Furul**. Mr. ami Mis.
liieodore Koosevelt, Mr. sud Mr*. lounlaiidt IV?rr,
Mr. and Mu. K*bert noe. Mr. mid airs, rr alica* Lad
lock, Mr. amt Mrs. Walter Watson. Mr. and Mr*.
iTiaumey If. Depew, Mr. and Mrs. Jami's latw Harri
man, Mr. and Mr*. H. K. Bishop, Mr. aol Mrs. Janus Bf,
\lexiuider, Mc. and Mrs. Gr. .rica* B. Satterier. Kiss Lilly
[larriman. Mr. aud Mrs. .Jo.ia vi .-steven*, Mr. .iud Mn,
vu,i. ca ( arinurirt. Mr. and Mr*. Heury Clew* and Ma
iud .Mr*. Heury M. Taber.
REUNION AND BALL OF RENO POST.
Tho I.esington Avenue OBBBB Hons.; wa* ni ld !***
?vening with veterans and th,-Ir 99*88 and -?.??!!,? art*
I SH tho Occasion of Ibu annual reunion and la'.l Ot
SOBS l'osta/v,'o. 44 of Uio Grand Anny. An nu. . - nf
|>rt>gruui_u of -,..,is(- anj ,e.-irai.,,,,-, 1'losing va : . a . *.??
.omtco builcsquo culitled "Tho Jersey liautp,'' and f
tare", "The Two liunnyc.wiles," wa* i>: -sa ,, I lu ai
11'eepiaiiie manner. Tb'- floor wa* then iirar?d a.. I ..'-.ul
ll:4.'> o'clock th* Kiaiid 11 arch l?*-i/?n, headed Ly l'n*t
,'iimu,auder Henry D> Parlay and his nice-. MISS Jt?kal
Watt. Ike daiii'iug "ini.iiu.d until au sastj i. Ls 'hi
.turning. Asama those present areti Commandei I'lillUj
i, Biglin, fllBsS*! liv S. Park.,, Dai.id ll. Ilrloc'.'a;..*T
lulu, vv ->n> r, Quartermaili la.uis tia**, rouiman?I
ianiu.l Mtiiiki*. of l"o*l No 17, and Ueuteuaut Sirsnge.
FOl'BTEBN MONTHS TO DK( IDE.
From The Cklcijo Tribune.
Mr. Cleveland has yet nearly fourteen ni.niihs l|
vhleli lo dr.ide wi,.ir he will do for a llvi.u al Hil
ud ?f his Presidential engagoment.
QBOWnra DCBIOtTi RROUl cleveland.
Juront The C'oi*io?n(t iEVkgijirer.
Th* course ot tho Deinosraiy lu tho OSfSatlSB ol
1 candidate is not bo clear. They still cling to tba
wo 1 hirds nil*, and they have not among lhasa such
ai individual BOUmandsBg lufluenc-. as the other - ta
I,,- tvv o thirds r,ile bas ofrcn bnen found to ronlsB)
titldn Itself an almost Inexhaistlblo supply of t- :r>
uiiies.
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WSCOritAGING TO IMMICKAXTB.
jtYum The Tultilt 1 -ninnie, ,,C.
Th* rrvcsnt severe storms must oner*!? ta check tba
low of people to tho Northwest. The advantage!
iffered do not compensate tor tho liardshDs wt>.cB
nutt be endured.
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TH EV KNOW TIIE COLONEL IN HCFFAIX).
iVoia Th* En falu (.?omint'rt-iil Adfrtiter.
The defection of Colonel George K. Waring, ol
Sewport. from the llepubllcan party ls slgniiicant.
td.mei Waling bore nslu.Ta.iiiy with ths nomi nanua
af Mr. Blaine, bul be ls is-|s?lii>.l now by tho lack *K
inagnaiUuilty and broad Mwllooal fspllll lu tho Ka*
publican party?(Hostou Ilerald (Ind).
What a creaturo for mn-.li gush ami slu-h tue mtisv
??ump edit..,- 1*1 Cc?.itel Waring voled for t levelaud
tor President. He thought lt of Importance thaB
ihe country should know bow ho Intended to vets
aad ue mtvl* hi* tuleatiorti the subject ol a pc*-"mil
letti-r to the press. He appear* lo think thai ths
iteopl* cannot wait patiently to learn how he means to
vote noxi (all Hut ?dl ""**?* years limul., hts l**ea
nailing fur Colonel Wiring tc come back ond drii.8
t glass of WBBBt out of th* Hamburg Caikal a* ii*
pri)iol?ed h* would So wheu th* ?*wer und*r hia
?onstriietloii wa* itomidilett You 808*1 isll lluffalii
atty?dag about Colonel George K Waling!
CJOVERNMENT TnAT RKSEMBLt- A IX>TTKRV.
jTroin Th* Hartford Pvt
For a two-eent stamp a letter caa be sent to aid)
polut lu North America tudor this Admliii*tratios
a-owuver, you ruu chan, es sf its aver getting (hers

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