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If ? 6 THE SUN, THURSDAY, AUGUST 2f, ltt)i. ' J ' HI1! THURSDAY. AUGUST 27. loll. I1 I" 111 London Offices of TUB fctW. Js 4 I .l') West strand, ill Alt communications should be addressed to) FRANK j! I'll If. VI 111TB, ejo Strand, IV. J. n ( I It f ) I Tho Croton Water. K ly Tho matter cnMho Croton Aqueduct Rtipply II I1 ' offers certain fnots with Biifllclnnt clearness Ijj 1 1 J to mako tliolr consideration of n proltt In K i omo degreo commensurato with tbclrlru- N $1 I portanco. HI 1) ! Tho Croton watershed covers a torrltory II a h j of constantly growing population. Its uso In Jj It for tho purposes of supplying water to Now Bl S I York city lias never been without vigorous Iw 3 Ji opposition on tho part of hygienic critics, i 1.1 and Its further application through the II Bl ,' Dew aqueduct was roslstod moro stron- IJi Sj'Ji :' uously than at any tlmo einco tho first um S I I "establishment of tho Croton system. Tho raj j j ' decision was, however, that tho objections IS j, vrero notsulllclontly well founded for us to B j I refrain from taking ndvnntago of Its prox- j. jljj Imlty, and doubtless tho authorities respon- fj Blblo for thin decision fully contemplated K if - the futuro growth of tho Troton region and I Ijj the noed and tho possibility of dealing buc 1 j J oesflfully with any danger of contamination. j j Tho grout question Is can the contamlna- II j j tlon which U ovldont, and which In tho nat- jll ural courso of ovents must Increase, b j rem it Jill ' died now and proventod for tho future, or j jljj to our water supply bound to bo rovealod as I J jll a colossal blunder? Can tho whole Croton Sjllll TalleyhoBo dealt with In tho faco of Its In III I r ttaldtanto nnd their houses nnd farms that il It shall remain available for the groat uso Iljl . which It now servos? Commissioner Gtr, Ijjj boy of tho Department of l'ubllo Works J Bays that It cortnlnly cannot be denlt with ,jjl properly under tho present legislation. Ejl Legislation must bo obtained, then, to B j meet tho case, napplly, tho water cannot I ill At present bo regarded ns seriously danger It jj I oub. Iho taint, whatover It may bo, la too it ll r ' tHa Ujjjjj Impending Changes. U'b Tho resignation of Senator Edmunds DlEtl takes effect in November. Governor Page Uljl! I II of Vermont hns already notlllod tho Hon. ffiEijij Redfield Prootoii that Mr. Edmunds's PJU II Batlnthe United Statics Senate Is at tho KB jj Secretary's dlsposil. It has long beon HH 111 known that a transfer from thoCablnot to ! "'I tho Sonalo would be ngroeablo to llr. Titoo I Ton. 'Iho Vermont Legislature will confirm I the Governor's appointment when it next meets in September, 1892, nnd at tho same I tlmo will undoubtedly elect tho samo gon I tleman as Senator for tho full torm begin ning on March i, 1803. Thus Jl r. rnocron is gaj jl tolerably sure o' almost fight jonrsof Ber yl l vlco In the United States Souato in oxchango El jll for a waning career as ono of tho constitu DI : jjj tinnnl advisers of a l'rcsldcnt whotsa enndi Effi jll dato for r election, with tho chances of WM If Success nil against him. H jj Many politicians aro speculating upon H HI Gen. llAnitisoN'fl cholco of a successor to III ll Bocrotarv 1'nocron. Among tho names II mentioned is that of Gon. Veazf.y of Vcr B HI mont, recently nt tho head of tho Grand H , HI Army of tho Republic, and now by Gen. D HI ILutRisox'R appointment a member of tho fl ilntor-StntoComincrco Commission. Another IH '" Interesting supposition Is that tho President Bji may decide to call Roukkt T. Lincoln back l from London to the post which ho held H HI under GAiil'inLD and AitTiiun. Neither of H III these appointments would be good politics U III from tho proond-torm point of view. If Gen. H HI Harbison's fences mo anywhero in a con- H HI dltlon that needs no especial strengthening, H l It is along that pnr of tho lino occupied by H HI the Republican veterans of the war. Gen. H l Veazet's popularity with tho Grand Array IH JJ! could add little thnt Gen. Harrison has not Ha ' already gained by his assiduous cultivation H ll of tho battlclleld nnd liberal pension sentl- Hj HI mont. As for MinUtor Lincoln-, thoro are H HI obvious reasons why It might be as Incon- H Jl) vonlent for Gen. Harrison to have him In B Washington during tho next ten months as B HI for Mr. Lincoln himself to accept at this B HI time an Invitation to s"lf-crfncement. B Jl Tho approaching retirement of Socretary B II Froctoi: m:il;e tho only break in the IIar- fl HI bison Cabinet up to tho presont time, ox- B copt that which was caused by Mr. Win- B In Dom's sudden death. It remains to bo seen B iJI whether tho opportunity for a general rror- B HI ganlzation nnd readjustment of political B I forces will bo embraced by tho President who, fl i aBaBeeond-teim candidate, is embarrassed BJ III by the i ires" nee of Col. Noiu.r. In tho In- BJ 11 terlor Department, handicapped by a Wana- BJ II . maker in tho Post Ofllco, nnd continually BJ l reminded ot his own personal nnd political J Inferiority by tho presence of Mr. Blaine in BJ 1 the Dcpaitment of State. BJ ll Will It All Come to Nuuglit? H ll On the 18th of last March tho Iiov. How- HJ I ABD MacQueary was seutouced by Bishop Ji I Leonard of Ohio to bo suspended fiotn tho BJ I ministry "until such time ns ho shall havo BJ presented to tho Bishop eatlbfactory evl- HJ denco that he will not teach and publish tho BJ 1 vIowb concerning tho virgin bit th and tho BJ resurrection," which were pronounced by BJ, J ,. the ecclesiastical court trying him to bo DJi I contrary to thn doctrine of tho Episcopal HJ 1 Church. If nt tho end of six months, pro- BJ: I ceeds tho sentence, lio falls to comply with BJ j this condition, he will bo deposed from tho H ministry. BJ j 1 1 Tho six months will end on tho 13th of BJ '. Jl September; but it appears that Mr. Mac- HJ j jj Qdkary will i of uso to submit to tho depo?l- IB , I tlon Imposed by tho sentence, though ho has II Ji no intention of presenting tho "satisfactory Bk I evldenco" required. Under tho advice ot BJ' Mr. Stuart Patterson, a lawyer In l'hlla- BF Li , dclphia and learned In tho ecclesiastical law, V (' tie will contend that when the term of tho H j suspension has expired, lie Is restored to tho H Episcopal ministry without further con- Hj . .ditlons. Tho opinion of Mr. Patterson Is Bj f that as the canons ot tho Church ptc&crlbo H throo distinct and Independent sentences, I admonition, suspension, or degradation, and as only ono of theso pennltles can bo Imposed for ono conviction, Bishop Leonard's sontoneo Is only legal to lav ns It Imposes suspension. Ho therefore nd vises Mr. MacQuearv tlmt at tho end of Ms months ho will have, "legally tatislied tho Judgment nguliibt him, and that his sus pension will then be legally ended." Tho superadded seutenco of deposition Is ot no effeot, since " neither tho constitution nor , tn canons give to a Bishop, nor to any , court, (he power ot pronouncing a sentence Of deposition to take effect in tho futuro upon the performanco or non-performance pf a collateral condition, and without trial, conviction, or Judgment." The presumption is that, accordingly, Mr. MacQuihuv will icslst any attempt of Bishop Leonard to carry out tho nuntemo of dopo.sltlou, appealing to tho civil law for protection, Jims tho tilal which provoked 60 much excitement as the beginning of a bunt after her dies will havo failed of its I purpose. It will havo decided nothing. Tho fe Jioretlc will remain In the Episcopal minis- I try without recanting the views for whloh fc ;. h . WM condemned, ma h will fight. In the civil court for his place. Tb dlsturbane may contlnuo indefi nitely, nnd the Uaio will not be whether Mr. MacQceaby Is a heretic, but whothcr Bishop Leonard has misused his episcopal functions and exceeded his episcopal powere. Tho Bishop nnd not tho presbyter will bo under trial. Moreover, In this now contest Mr. MacQdeaby will have many sympa thizers among tho clergy who woro against him most decidedly In tho ecclesiastical pro ceeding. They will Justify his courso in lighting for tho protection of hia rights as a presbyter, nnd they will rejoice to 6eo a Bishop held strictly to tho canonical law In his dealings with his clergy. This will be a vory remarkable outcorao of an attempt to crush out horosy. It will give n farcical character to a trial for which elaborato preparations woro mado and from whlch'aomuch was expectodng a warning to heretics and as an examplo of tho troatment to which they would be subjectod. The con viction of Mr. MacQueary led to tho accu sation ot the Itev. Hr.nr.n Newton ns a logi cal nnd Inevitable ennsoquonco, nnd unques tionably It stimulated tho proceedings in tho Now York Presbytery ngnlnst tho Rev. Dr. Brioos. Yet, according to Mr. Patterson's careful opinion, It can rosult in no furthor harm to Mr. MAcQUEARYthan a six months' Buspcnslon, whllo Bishop Leonard Ib nd judged guilty of a breach of episcopal au thority In sentencing him to deposition. If this is a sound opinion, tho heretlcnnd the herosy will remain In tho Episcopal Church. Premature Blame for Disasters. The cause of tho explosion In Park place on Saturday still remains a mystery. Whether It will ever bo cleared up or not la uncertain, Tho complete destruction of the building and tho tact that thoso who could tell most about tho circumstances of Its fall aro dead, constitute serious and perhaps Insuperable obstacles to a satisfactory In vestigation. Tho difficulties of tho Inquiry In tho vory nature of things are great enough ; nnd it Ib, theroforo, all the moro to be regretted that many persons interested In the rosult aro pursuing a courso which tends to obscure rather than elucldato the truth. These people advance theories of the dis aster most accordant with their own Inter ests, and then shut their eyes to all facts which do not tend to uphold them. " Some body must have been to blame," thoy Bay, "and wo must seo to It thnt tho blame doos not fall upon us, or Is not placed any where bo as to nffect us Injuriously." Thus tho underwriters scout the idea of thero having been any explosion or fire In the first Instance. They wish to escape as far as pos sible liability upon their policies of Insur ance. Tho owners of the building, on the other hand, and eomo at least of tho officers ot the Department of Buildings, aro equally conlldcnt that an oxploslon was the pri mary cau'so of tho accldont, nnd thoy retuso to entertain tho idea that tho building was structurally weak or over loaded with machinery nt the tlmo of the disaster. Then, again, there Is always In such cases a peremptory demand In somo quarters for tho punishment of somebody or othor, through tho agency of tho 6rimlnol law. It Is assumed, In advancn of any legal Investigation, that some one must be crim inally responslblo for the disaster, ond tho outcry which Is almost certain to nriso for tho discovery of eomobody to punish is apt to deter thoso who know most about the oc currenco from disclosing tho facts within their knowledge, lest thoy themselves or their friends shall bo made the victims ot popular focling. All these conditions hinder and lmpodo a successful Investigation. Such an Inquiry as Is necessary In this case, should be entered upon without indulging In any presumptions what ever. We havo, In tho llrst instance, tho fact that the disaster occurred. It may have happened by reason of some body's criminal negligence. It may have happened under such circumstances that nobody Is really to blame. Those who deslro to got at tho truth about tho matter should be equally indliTeient as to which conclusion may finally bo reached. Their solo purposa should be to ascertain every fact and circumstance from available sources which will help them to reach a conclusion that shall bo absolutely correct, whether tho result Is to absolve every ono from blame or to domonstrato tho fact that some ono has been guilty of nogligenco which amounts to crlmo. Conducting an Investigation this spirit, Indifferent ns to the outcomo so long as It shall bo the truth, nnd without thientenlng or desiring to pun ish any ono or shield any one, tho authori ties may boIvo tho mystery of tho Park place dlsastor; but any inquiry conducted otherwise than In this fair and unprejudiced manner must Inevitably lead to an incon clusive result. Authors' Complaints and Publishers' Profits. Thero has beon for somo time a lively con troversy between authors nnd publishers In London as to the share of piollts to which thoy aro respectively entitled. Mr. Behant, tho novelist, has been the protagonist on tho ono side, and a very ingenious, zealous, nnd porrlstcnt advocate ho is. Tho publishers on thoir part produced imposing arrays of figures to provo that whllo they may rocelvo handsome returns from successful books, theso scarcely mako good the losses Incurred througli books that nobody will buy. Where upon Mr, Besant retorts that an author who coromnuds an nudlonco ought not to pay lor tho failures of his fellow crnftsmon any moro than a tailor's honest customcru should pay for tho dishonest. To this dis cussion Mr. Georoe II. Putnam mil lies an interesting contribution iu tho September number or tho Fonmt. Mr. Pdtnam lays down a fundamental principle to which no exception can bo taken. It is this: Compensation for literary production can nover bo made proportionate to tho amount of labor, bkillod or unskilled, that has beon put Into it. Tho compensa tion deponds exclusively upon tho amount thnt the community is willing to pay for tho result of the work; that In, upon tho ostl mnto placed by tho community upon tho vnluo to Itself of the service rendered by tho nuthor. Tho latter, of course, In submitting his manuscript to tho publisher, assumes that his work pos-.obses commercial value. If tho outcomo of tho publication shows such vnluo to bo a minus quantity, it would bo inequltablo to cause tho pub lisher to incteabe his own loss by making payments to the author, Whatover hours of conscientious labor tho author may have put into his book, it Is, from a commercial point o' view, worth nothing because tho community does not want It, or does not want onough of it, He must, theroforo, bear tho less of tlmo nnd lalxir duo to his own ciroucous judgment, unless, Indeed, tho bonk lias been produced m tho instanco of the publisher, in winch case tho whole loss, Including that Inclined thiough tho stipu lated payments to tho author, mu6t fall on the house publishing the book. Mr. Besant would not reject this princi ple, but he contends that where a book has Jwo.JOTTttl to joMM commercial value the author's share of the proflU is too small, and, moreover, he cannot without great difficulty obtain aeoess to the publisher's oc counts and thus discover what his share ought to be. As regards the latter point. Mr. Putnam fully sustains tho author against his fellow publishers. He declares that whatever ehapo an author's compensa tion may take (oxcept that of a purchnso outright of his copyright) he Is enti tled to prcclso Information as to the publication statistics of his book. Tho yearly or half-yearly accounts renderod should clearly show tho number of copies thnt have been printed and tho numbor thnt havo been sold, and the rocords In tho pub lishing ofllco, that servo as vouchers for theso statements, should bo as open for his Inspection as aro tho files of the press no tices. Mr. Putnam believes that auch Is tho practice of loading publishers In the United States. According to Mr. Besant It cer tainly Is not the practice of many leading publishers 'in London. Mr. Putnam tnkes a roseate vlow of the futuro of authorship. Ho thinks that with tho goneral application of tho principle of International copyright the returns to au thors producing books wanted by tho com munity (nnd by moro than ono community) must bo very much Incroasod. Ho can see no reason why tho successful author may not presently look forward to " tho poten tiality of wealth beyond tho dreams of ova rlco." He admits thnt tho roturns heretofore secured for llternry work hnvo been In a largo proportion of cases Inadequate, com pared with the compensation given for other kinds of skilled labor. But tho extension of the world's market for ltteraturo, and tho control henceforth assured to tho author of all editions of his books, foreign as woll as domestic, will probably assure to him a recompense proportioned to tho numbor of readers benefited, and rcmovo tho most fruitful cause of disputes between publishers and authors concerning the division of profits. In a word, according to Mr. Putnam the authors who havo always wanted tho earth will hereafter havo a chanco of got ting it. The Diplomat Without a Country. A somewhat petulant let tor to tho TTaflft ington Post Is tho latest reminder that Min ister Blair is still a Minister without a mis sion. He Is in Washington waiting for something to turn up. That he is wenry, if not absolutely despondent, appears quite clearly between tho linos of a newspaper communication signed by him, and claiming thnt Mr. Blair himself, and neither Mr. Harrison nor Mr. Blaine, Is the groat and original Inventor of reciprocity. "Why not lot mo havo It my6elf ?" do mands Mr. Blair, meaning tho honor ot discovering that prognant idea. And then, with tho nearest approach to sarcastic humor In which ho has ever beon detected, tho Unwolcomo of tho Nations proceeds: "Ftrhijtt. hoTtr, It mr bethoueht lht timiit tlnr moro tlun btlonr to m nowadnn. The brftlis of tho American pooplo aro not all In any one head, nor OTonlnanrtwo hoaili not oTen the two treat men mentioned in the article of the Chlchgo raporo, Presi dent ItiRRi.nY and Secretary nLAitE, although ther hare their fntt ahare, and perhar-a rather more." As ono of thoso who slncorely hopo thnt a way may bo found to get tho Hon. Henry W. Blair safely out of the country without detriment to tho public interests, The Sun ventures to adviso tho unfortunato diplomat to restrain his mordant proclivities. It may not bo impossible for tho President and the Secretary of Stnto to discover somo Govern ment which Mr. Blair has not grossly In sulted, and to which ho can be accredited without danger of rejection. But this Is not the way to stimulate their energies In the search. Tho flowing whiskers of Lieur.-Governor Jonzb. which have been conducting the cam paign for the Governorship br enwrapping tbimnelvas energetically around the grangers ot the Empire Stale, are to have the'r reward. Wo learn from the llrooklvii Eagle that tho offlclal organ of the Stnto Granee. the llingham ton Husbandman, is about to urga the nomination. At thn annual encampment ot tho Grand Armr ot the Republic of western New York, at Cuba, the orator of tho day, Mr. Tenney of this cltr. has been vigorously denouncing tho licoDso permitted to rosldent aliens. Ho even goes so far as to object seriously lo the invest ment here of what he terms " foreign capital." "Already," he says, "foreign capital, Idle and abectarnt homo. Is reeking to eontrol many of the leading ladustrlos ot this mighty people. This phould not be. Amorlcan industries should Le owned by American capital, and managed by American brains, and not by 6trangors." All this talk sounds very fine and patriotic, but Is It teally rntrlotluortentiblo? Money has no odor, accor.llne to th oM proverb; monoy hns no earmark is a sound maxim at common law. What Is needed In any country to de velop to the utm "-t Its varied latent capacities is capital, tbe accumulate! profits of tho past. Many of our Htato.s are still too young to havo much local capital; tbe Eastern States have more than the Western, and England more than the Unl'od Hi atop. The cry noes up fiom tin South and the West lor capital, to open new mlnos, to ereot vast works of Irrigation; and docs Mr. Tkn.nky suppose thnt it makos the least difference in Its usefulness whence that monor comes? It may bu foolish In for olcnerx to Invest no much money in entercrl-os at such a dlsmnco of which they are likely to be Imperfecly Informod. but It would bo crlmlnnl folly to refuse to accept their Invest ments or to retard or divert tho golden stream bynny obstacle, howerer slight, and however absurdly miscalled patriotic. The glowing reports nbout Kmin Pasha, it wan evident ou their faco. were fnlse. In lha first place, wo aro not llkoly to hear of hi ilolnen In tho Albort Xyan?n region, by way of Stanley I'nlln. Then Ids entire equipment is the properly of tho Germi n East Africa Coin, pany. who hate no rlgnt whatever to go north of the boundary Una hetweon the Geiiuau nnd British spheres of influence Homobcdy made the story that be bad returned to his old prov ince and has wrested It from the Mahdists out of wnole elotb, the only foundation for It being that when lat heard from Emin was en route for tbe northern pait of the German posses stone, west of Victoria Nyanza. According lo tho report of n returning party of solenllflo men from Lieut. Peary's expedition to the oxtreino north. Lieut. lYAjn broko hia leg In M -Ivllle Bay, nnd tbe little company of oxplorors Is now landed and encamped nn the shoro ot Melville Bay on Murctilton Bound-that Is to say, Lieut. Peaky, his wile, and Iho companions. Behind tho camp Ice (loos riso to a height ot 2,400 feet The shadows fall there early even now, nnd at the end of Octobor will begin the long Arctic night, to last for 113 da s. In the middle of a day In tbe middle of this night, on onn hardly reoogntzs a friend twenty pnees off. There is little gomo to be found on Murcbbon Bound, and It is extremely doubtful whether, when daylight returns, the gal lant Lieutenant can make his war suooess fully In hit wnalsboaU to Danish Greenland, a distance of COO miles. Is not such possible disaster an I such certain suffering, one wonders, an ex cesslve price to pay fur the tssgro returns to f-clence that can bo possibly gained by the few foitunate survivors lot den. Ghehly Is understood to have stated that the cnlof re sult of bU fate-stricken expedition was the discovery, from observations of tidal ebb and flow, that the tiara had an appreciable effect on gravitation. Ulsht not Uda bare btn demonstrated by rigid calculations, without this final proof, will be asked. Wat It not, in fact, foretold by the Ingenious Mr. RMUKt. BuTt.cn, In one ot hit rejected communica tions to tho British Association? Science, however. Is nn Irresistible thouch often fatal mistress, and It Is Idle to count the cost ot her service to thoso who have entered It. Is the problem ot 1893 being worked out at the Maine pleasure reiort .Veto ijc irrti. Yes. and by Mr. Blmsk: but neither deliber ately nor perhaps quite consciously. Ho Is getting well. Tho summer session of thn Chnutntiqua Assembly by tho lake hns just come to an end. The Assembly hns hnd a cry successful neason, nearly 3.000 persons of Loth sexes huv-, ing boon onrolltd in Its varloim classes, as students of tho arts and sclencos, divinity, phys ical culture, cookery, literature, dices roform, and what not. Thert seed not be nnv doubt that many of the students were boneflted In mind and body by their months ot tialnlne nt the Bummor schools In the country. They hate got knowl edge worth getting; tbov havo enjoyed whole some exercise under favorablo circumstances; they hare had a good time. Tho question under debate nt Chnutnunua In which outsiders have taken the most Inter est has beon that ot feminine dross rcfoim. Clever spoakers of both sexes have figured In tbe debate; startling proposition have beon rand e in the course of It; wonderful Illustra tions of novel kinds of contumo havo boon given, and somo of the young women hnvo ap peared In a garb that was Interesting to behold. Bevernl ot the protestors ot the hlehor branohos of learning nt the aumtuor schools were disgruntled becnuso so much attention was given to tbe dress reform ngltatort nt Chautauqua; but they suggested no way by which that attention could be diverted. From Argonln, Kan., a, woman-governed city In a woman-suffrage State, the pleasing newt has come that thero the rovnlt ot woman has at la.st reached Its locicnl conclusion, for a young girl, with the blushing cournceof hor convictions, has prorcsod to the ma-cullno ob ject of her affections, and the nappy rntr have just been married by Mrs. Odihox, Jus tleo of the Ponce. Where mon and wo men are absolutely equnt before tbe law. vlth Identical rights nnd prit lieges, social eustoms muntot necessity conform in tlmo to the facts, and only ohance or courago will dttermlno whothcr tho man will woo tho maiden, or the maid the man. Tor the momtnt, perhaps, the lady killing dudo will avoid Knnsas, at least until ho has learned a graceful way ot refusing a lady; but. in fact, tho change will not bo an momontous as It eeems. Even now 1'hllosophor.s toll us that It is the woman and not the man who realty la the selecting power In mnr rings, nnd inherited experience has mado silent lips alluring, and has taught downcast eyes to speak as oloqueutly as any whispered "Do you love me?" Butwhon the Knnsnsclrl visits her cousins In New York, what contusion she will work at a Patriarchs' ball! js miuskexxess curable r Tiro Correspondent 'Whose Testimony Is Strong In tho Affirmative. To mi Editos or Tub Sex Sir: Under the caption "Is Drunkenness Cnrabler' I read In yesterday's flcy an o'lltorlal from which It appear! that, in the opinion otCrs Hammral, Crothera. I'arpenter, and Ldon-au opinion In which The Ses seems to concur the drunk ard'a only hope or cure lies in moral suasion, the culti vation of will power, and In Home caiea, physical ru strain:. Bl-chtorlds of itold Is simply dHmUsfd as "nnsciantlllc and delusive." the cool results atlendlnit its use belns ascribed to a sort ot self-deception on the part of the orer-credolous patient a kind of hypnotism. I suppose. Unscientific" It maybe: lam no solentltt. " Delu sive" l! certainly Is not, for It cures the drunkard. I was one. and it enred me. Marino; tried pretty nearly e-.er thlnire.se. and Uarlnir failed to recele any bene fit therefrom. I tried, as a la.t resort, ttte bichloride of told. Under the restralntnir influence of moral suasion and will power I rarely remained sober be) ond certain well dellned periods of time, since I tried lliebl chloride of (fold treHtment 1 have not timihed llqui r. and lue felt no desire tu do so. 1 tiei-an taktn-; ft in an Interval of perfect eobrlet. and If u Is a "delusion' that has kept ine sober to tbe present tune then It In a mont powerful delusion, for 1 lias enjord a loner stretch of sobriety than j hare known before in ntteen je irs A delusion that le more potent than nrlde "Mil power, moral e-uaslon self Interest, and all the other oft tried remedies combined Is certainly not a deltl-lon to bo sneered at. nought rather, to be encoureitril and i ul tlvated. iVa who. alter many triads nnd tnuy tatlur it. hat eat last found a "m.rceat e of sorrow' In hi rnlort o of fold will not eauilrbe le i to abandon our ' ileiu-unn ' beruuso of Hie nnaii ludsmtnt nf an four, or eten fort dnctora however eminent nnd rrudlle 1 nate no lnleret In Dr Keeley'a institute beyond one of sratltude. and am actuated In writt ns: this solely b tho ho;e that. If ou see fltto pub 1-h it those of your readers who may have thought nf KM In? the hi chloride of gold treatment a trial, mar he rncnur"od to carry out tbelr purpose, and not at.ow the M' dirlt of any man to deter him. n. G or K. .New Tiosk. Auk. 24. Totiir nniroa or tiis Sot Sir: In reference to your editorial "It Drunkenness Curable I" 1 would be slaii of a brief hearing. I am not at all surprised at a comblna tlon on the part of keepers of instltu'es sud asylums where tnehriatsi are boarded at htrh prices airainst any remedy, such as the hi chloride of koM cure, which makes short and permanent work of the disease of in ebriety atid eradicates the alcoholic appetlt,.. A meet inif of the reui esentatlvrs of some thirty of these homes, held in June, was followed by a "sytnpo-ium" on drunkenness In the lnAnt tt'nt to the length ot some ten paifcs in which the leading" asylums and homes were represented, and now by the article In the Aorth Atnerlcan Ittvuic. The law of lelf-prererratlon has prompted the matter. It the Keeley treatment at Iwii;lit. which ignores bolts and bars, and leaves the patient to choose his on n place of abode and he a man ainons mer, ! a success the bnardtin- liisllluthms must close the'- doors for v. ant of patronaue I hree of tin four genii mien who nave imitrlt'ute 1 1 the tnseuim in the .'.,i. .i.i-,(ii-i Hiv"w, lire. Mammon!, troth ere and t arpeuter. are rinti-ctd with iinuuiitlons t whloh vicilius ot fie alt'ol o 1c and morphine hat it ure received and hare a fecunl-iri' stake in the matter. Any fair discussion must neees.arl y Intoue a hearinir tor tho other aide but neither tue IiuUih'hi w,x the Arulh .imi' kn" K'Vi'tti eem Inclined to irrant It. though l.hed a personal lon'rrsation iin the editor of the Int'VfniJr'tii In which he Said lie hat heard lino I things of the uold cure at llwtzht and weeks ago had proposed siirti ii dlHi'ii-ston to the e litnr nf the it ri'if'in a letter eiich'smic a stump, whicu. uy the way, was neter answered Ihere reiunlti two thinzs lo notice Klr't that Dr heeley Is In J-urnpe and ha been absent ftoin this country and tratcilins; there since June Ji It Is clearlr Imtvits hie. ttien-lore that he could hae any nipnotlc iiiiluenc, ou th-i u pa ilriila at liwlitht or that thev cni Id liar, snoli " rontldeiM'e In tile pht klclall prr rlbln; the remedr " as would cure them herond that it Is inv tiossljletntfa her e men In the hotels and huardlui; muses of a small town, leailnif litem free lo discussion and lo lnterclia.iff.1 nf criticism, and at in? same tlin-i make them victims of a fraud Third, that 1 spent nine weeks at Hirt Hamilton where I never heard of a elnsle o-sn of drunVenii-'ss that had been nred. ,,n1 where I saw a colleire friend w ho had once been under llr. t rotbers a care and had been u Kort Hamilton in mate bTen years, die of driu!,. Fourth, mat I ha-, e talked with k'redti-ttrs of lha Keelev treatment at Uwiifht of from one to leu tears' stnu tinir, wuoe rec ord lor soDrlft) lestltl-'d to the perinaneiicy of the rure. tine of thee ifruiteuien Mr II Mckert laco a barker of K)ilney, s N . was In inv company for some w.'e-.; un I accompanied Hr hoiey to uro;e. He craduatnd in I"', ruth, no one r me four phy slclnns named knows llr, hirdei's method of inin poundiuif and almlnlslerlliir the In chloride of sold, and they are therefore not competent juditee. sivih I went In pwlirhl wllhnilt a I article of faith fire tnoiithe aso and found u cure there. J, 1, M. Nnw Tom, Amr.-t. Our correspondent who crltlclsos particularly tbe article In The Hun mistakes its purport. It was designed to presont to a larger public In a curtailed form the ery noticeable opinions expressed In amaKazlne by cortaln well-known phyolclnns whsn considering tbe cure of drunk enness from tho point of low known to their oxporlenc nnd to tliolr understanding of science. Theso physicians nimcnred either ns unfamiliar with the rases ot apparent euro wrought by the treatment at Dnicht by Dr. Knvley, or as holllng that thoso cures havo endured a yot for too short a tlmo to justify thelracceptanco among sclontlllo domoDhtra tlons. We hae had Hiilllclont observation of numerous cureB, alleged, If ono prefers to call them to. to appreciate tho marvellous confi dence which Is entertained vitdelyln the etleo tlvenets of bl-chlorlde of gold, or wbatettr tbe Dwlght system taken altogether may amount to. Perhaps, at tlmo goet on, this too may re cede among past dtluslom, and tie judgment ottbepbyelclansquotod in tbe JVortTialmrrican Rtvino be vlndloatod as scientifically sound and possibly unchangeable. Nevertheless, there seems to be an amount of hope among drunkards such ns h is never been vlslblo before. The Father of the White ltooui. yroni (Ae lijTJfo Ciiurter. Should Andrew-1) While be nominated for Governor It would be a f rest victory for the Jamtiuwm -Veui. That paper was tbe first to mention htm so a candi date, and la face of ridicule, dlscoorsfemsnt, and lonesotasuess, it Has kept np a Heady Are la hit behalf (or many months nasi. 3itsiSTt!it novanAss Asn jiattt. Mr. Donslnsis Hurt Mlatrtken Vlevra About litis lUlemlnn-ffl Difference with Ad mlrnl alierurdl-IIta ItcalKnntlnsi. Wasiiivotos, Ang. SB, The aocodnt given by Mr. Frederick Douglass In the Xarth Amtrt' ran Itevinr ol the negotiations for the neqnlsl Hon of Mole 8t. Nleolas, carried on while ho was Untied States Minister loHnrtl. does not inatorlnlly niter the improesloas ot that trans action nliendy reeelted br the nubile Mr. Douslnss makes his etatoment as a per eonnl vindication against chares ttir.t he was responsllilo for the failure ot tho neeotlntlons. The truth Is, that tho roal failure was undoubt edlrduoto President Hlppnlito and ehrend Mr. rirmln, his Minister of Foreign Affairs, who Mcro nfrnM that tho concession askod for ' would bo used ng.ilnst tliolr Interests by thoir j cnomlrs. Hardly had Li'cltlnio been over thrown and Illppnlvtn established In control thau plots bognn to be formed against the lat ter! and thoo havo continued to the present i time. One serious outbreak hns boen quelled, i yot noono would bo suriirlsod at Its renownl. Various niplrants to tho Presidency, living In I exllo at Kingston, nro studying how to pool thoir interests to offoct tho downfall of Hippo- lyte. Undor these circumstances, i robably no i American Minister nt l'ort-au-1'rlnoo would havo beon able to securo tho desired naval coaling stntlon at Mole St. Nicolas, tor tho rea son that liippolrte n,s tompted to Ignore any obligation to the United Htntos rather than give his enomles tho slightest chanco ot excit ing popular feeling ngainnt him, Admitting this point, nnd admitting, also, as Mr. Dougliss seeks to prove, that bis color was not tbe causo ot his failure nnd. still fur thor, that ho was not iudlfforont to tho aotUi rition ot Mole St. Nicolas, bo himself fur nishes, in his presont appeal to the public, some elear evldouco of mistaken views as to bis task. Ho alllrms that at no tlmo during the first rear of his rosldonco In llnyll was he charged with the duty ot negotiating for n naval station, and lienco tho accusation that he wustotl a yoar Iu doing nothing to socuto Molo St Nicolas must fall to the grountl. Hut j 1 It Is cloar that when, last January, ho loarned I that ho was to have something tn ilo with such I neniitlatb.ns. and loatnuil it Irom Hour Ad I rolrnl Ubornrdl, who bail arrhcit nt l'-rt-nu-1'riiK'O In his llnKshlii I'hlladelpliln, ho was much otTendud at lvlnc tnforim-d, also, thnt tlio Admiral was a apodal Commissioner and that lie wai to bo only tin ns-lstaut: My connection with this nesotintlon. as all may see, was er humble, secondary, a d suuorotnaie the iflory ol sticcefS or the shame of ileteat was to beton; lo the new Minister. 1 was made euhjeic to the t om inissiniier. 1 litis wes not what 1 thousht 1 dtserved, and what my toition us Mh lter r Uled for a; the hands of my Ooternruent. Mrinirely euounh. allot luv exer.lons concerutnn the mole t ame to me thrnaitii my tirwlt tonsttltiteil superior He ss iresli troin toe fsce of our ferretnn of Mate, knew Ins tin st secret lnteatlons and the wahla and wishes of the i,overn nii-nt. and 1. naturally enough, received the law trotn his lips. The situation auTifMted the resignation of tn office as due to l.iy hoiur but reflection soon convinced me that such a course would subject me to a in econslrnc Hon more hurtful than nnv censure which lu the cir cumstances, could Justly arise from remaining at my HJSt The misapprehension hoto Is obvious. The practice of sendmc a special Commissioner to n forelun country for the purpio ol negotl atlne it tro.ity dales back moro than a century, nnd lias many llliistiationsln our liNtory. In fact. Mr. Hi-will. In n speech delivered In Con-grei-s upon the follies of tho illplnmntlc eys tern, used it as nn ui nil mont fur ereatly cur tailing that t-ysteni or abnlltdiinc It ullogotlier. Of C3ui.se. thoie lire mnny Instance of treaties executed ly resident .Ministers: but Mr. llowltt was nblo to coded a ory striking list of most important troatios In which special scents and envoy bad boon sont out to conduct th,- neBo tbttlon. It It. thoretoro. etiilout that tho senItlvouess nf Mr. Douclass at being prac tically superseded br bear Admiral Ghernrdl arose from a misconception nml the terms In which ho now refers to tho matter Buct;e-t that this mUconccntlon was nnyiblng but un sdvantauo In bis subsequent cool era tnn with Admiral Ghernrdl. Not only did the pritftico of the Government In foimor yours justify the selection ot a special Commissioner, but tbore was un obvious reason lor it In tho proseut c.ise. based on the neotl of keeping Mr. l)i uwlas- at his post during the pi ssait condition ol llaytl, wheroHS an ofllcer who could Ireely and leisurely discuss the Mole hi. ; Nicolas ques tion witn tho Departmont ot State at Wa-li-Inntom beloro his tlupartuio, could carry on thn negotiations with n better understanding of tho grounds on which theyweroto be bused. A hecond point Is that Mr Douglass plainly ref resents that ho nnd Admiral Gherardi Wero. if not at cross purposes in ihn mattor, at leant far from helng in accotd. TlioAdmlr.il, hesayw, "based our claim for this conihslou upon the ground f cortices ronderod by tho United Mates to the HJppolyte revolution. He claimed it also on tCo ground of promises made to our Government by Itippolvto and I'irmin through thoir agents, whllo tno revolu tion was In progiess. anil Hfllrmed that but for the support of our Government tho revolution would havo fulled." Mi. linuglnss supi1o iiientod tliHso argtimnnts. not in opposition to tho Admiral's views, ho tells us. but with tho idea t hut the concession " vva in the lino of goo I neighborhood nntl advanced civilization, and in o very way consistent with tho autonomy or llaytl: tuglngthuttho concession would bo n source ofstiencth rather than ot weakness to tho llnnlnn Govern ment: thai national Iso lation was a policy of thn past." While It Is ccrlnlnlv true that theso two sets of arguments do not conflict the shrewd For eign sieereiary of llayil may well havo sus pected that the two necotiulors woro not In accord. Later in tho article Mr. Douglass ex presses himsi'lf as follows: VV ithout Intending to hrva' the force of the Admiral's contention at this point. I p'amlv eaw the Indefensible atttture iu vlihh hi was p!aeli,o the iiorernminl of the Unite l Mute In repr'sentlnc our Government as interfering hi tt na i w ith the a.lalrs of a neight ortiiar louiury. covertly n,4ltin,r lu puttlnc down our (nrii menu anil etllinr up anothtr. nnd itliertfore adhered to the around" upon w hich 1 based our demands lor a coalliiu t itloit at the mole. I enoko In the Interest and in support of the 1 ouor of the Inltel -tales It dll not strike me that what was claimed br Admiral Oherar.il to have been done Ihoiu'li 1 did not say as much-Is the work 'or w Inch the Untied Hiates navy Is armed equipped, mniine I and supported by the Amer ican people J did not accept lt,f as a foundation nn ,n wiitcu 1 could base my diplomacy. Jf this was a blunder on my part. Unas a bunder of which I am nntastianiel, and it was committed la the Interest of luy country. It may bo entirely true that nippolyte and Flrmln did not discover this dlllpronee In the private opinions of our negotiators, but thnt they did not pie-ent an Identical front and that thoy had even a diversity iu iirlvato opin ion as to the task with vv tileli they are charged iscloar from Mr. I'ougliss'6 own opinion. It Is no less clear that the imvernment nt Wash ington was entitled to have tho grounds oi Which It chose lo put Its clnlms to tho iii'do thoroughly ninsented and Insisted tit on. Mr. Douglnss In this article! distinctly stales that bo could not accept tho at gun ents which Ad miral Glieratdl dorivod fiom Hooretnrr Maine, i since the Admlrnl "know his most sei-ieiln- , tonilons," Tims bv his own acknowledgment bo shows thnt it had beon Iniporntlvely neccs- I sary. nnnrt from tlio sanction of custom, for i the State Department to send h special Com missioner In order to present with proper en- I ergy urounds on whloh It i-hoe to rely in its i negotiations, Whatever the nieills ot ilioio grounds, It Is clear that tho Government I rather than Minister Douglass wns the proper judge of them and was eutlilcd to select Ita own foundathn tor Its diplomacy. Since It Is by no means cloar that the Molo St, Nicolas (Hiastlon Is ended. It I further evident tha' It was tlm- lor Mr. Douglass's service, in ilnjtl to be terminated. VTIII Hrei-rtnry Nnhlej ltcelgn I Si. I.ouis, Aug. 2(1. An o'trnct from a letter from Secretary Nnblo to a friend in this city is published hoio this morning. It cleaily Indi cates that Secretary Noble has no idea of ic signlng. Ho sins' , ' I hnvo returned full of strength for the winter's work, and will endeavor to give part of It to getting ready for the Chicago .Exposition." JTtnnher Kounlxe Ofr for Ktirope, The well-known banker, Mr. I.uther Kountre, and Mrs. Kountre cull for Southampton to-day on the Nortnannla. to bo nbsont two or three months, most nf which tlmo will be passed in hngland nntl Frnnce, Thoy will return In tlmo to take a piomlnent pait as usual In our fash ionable winter llfo. 40,000 S'rula Taken liy Poischera, Ran FiiAsnsco, Aug. 20.-W. JI, Williams, special Treasury agent nt Seal Islands. Alaska, who arrived yesterday, reports that tho total number of seals taken br the North American Commercial Company since Aug. 1, lS'.l.i, Is 7,'A'll. It Is estimated that puaehers have taken bout iO.OOU. I'crplexlty sit Mr. IngKlli'a noma. renttAcatfcMjoii DMy otitis. A New York tslsrsm received to-day sayit "E Isnstor Insalis sailed this nornlnr for Rotterdam." Th writer of this taw Mr. Injslla this mornlni en th treats ot Atchison rldlnc a very poor cray hone. Who Is representing him in New York t Very HuKEratlvr, ' I think It would bo a trcod Idea for cur excursion barjfes to have a mono " said one of the owners. How would I'rejure to meet thy Uod' do!" lilttit llcuite That Meat ns One. front IV. " Your trip I th seashore must bare dose yon tooJ. Yon look like a new man " "I feel like seven men." "How's that 1" I 'fcue,ea toseieo (IrU. , .. ' '., .JB-JBBBgWtltWWtBWLiMMMWWWMIMMWWMM A.wnuir i. wnirii's caxowacw In View of the Tribune'" Otisltlnn He j Sin? Decline, In Accept the Nn'iitlmttlmi. Srr.Acusr, Aug. 2C.-The attitude of tlo Xr- I York Tribune In regard lo the candidacy of Andrew D. White for Oorornor on llm llepub- llcan ticket hns nindo a stir In Syracuse, whero mention was first made of his name lu thnt connection. When Mr. White wns on his visit to his old home hoio six week", ago. a (lerman-Ametlcan club rent a committee to blm to ask that ho name n date on which ho ' could addross thorn publicly, (.'wing to press ing literary engagements Mr. White was obliged to postpono nn nppearinre before Hie club, but In lieu thereof wrote a loilir , Which Impelled tho club ti adopt n resolution urgently recommending him to the favor of the party ns a candidate for Governor. Atthls time Mr. Whlto posltlv-oly refusod to tllscloso his foellngs ou the subject lor publication, but. ns Thk RUK announced ou ttin llrst ot this month, ho Informed relatives irom whom he was supposed to have no secrotsthut ho co lid not enter politics this .oar. The Governor ship, ho said, would lie no temptation j When lie wns credited In an interview in Now York with n willingness lo run it nnm- ' Inated, It was known that bis own dosites hf.il been overcome by tho persiinlon of others, i Hut there were those, nevertheless, who, , nworo of the work ho had laid out for himself innon-politlcnl pursuits, dotibtod the atithcn- ' tlclty of tho published Interview Tlio opp. st- i tlon of the Wir York TV-iotim- to blm. th ugli covertly expressed, leaves no doubt In the minds of his friends that ho will not now ac cept tho nomination. Only a unanimous ii, mnntl would Induce him to lay aside tils literary pursuits to enter tho arena of politics. BECBETAllY JBACX'H VUDVlt. He Sssye ss Thins or Two 'Which Tlronklsn jleptlhllrniiw Mny Not I. Ike. This ordor from Pecretnty Tincy has b-eti ' received at tho navy jard in Itiooklyn: "Labor shall bo employed In the several navy yards by thn proper ofllcers In chatgd with refoienco to skill und efficiency, and with out rogard to othor considerations. Noolllc r or employee of tho Government shall roiulro or retiuost any worklngman In any yard to contribute or pay any monoy for political pur poses, nor shall any worklngman be removed t or discharged for political opinion. And any officer or omployeo ot tho Government who shall offond ngnlnst tho provisions of this sec- tlon shall be dismissed from tho eorvlco of the j United States. ' "Fersons honorably discharged from tho military or naval service bv reason of disa bility resulting from wounds or sickness in curred in tho lino of duty shall be preferred , for appointments to civil nfllces, provided they nro found to possess the business capacity nocsssnry for the proper discharge of tho duilos ol such ofllces. "In grateful recognition of the eer Icos, sac rifices, nnd sufferings of lersons honorably dlscbnrgod fiom the mllltnty nntl tiavtil sei vlco of tho country by teas ,n of wounds, dl- i o.i'O, or the expiration of terms of enlistment, ' It Is respectfully roeommendod to bunkois. moichants. manufacturers, mechanics, farm ers, and persons engaged In Industrial pursuits to glvo them the P'Ofcrence for in lndiitinuniH to lemunerutivo situations and cmploi inents." WOyT LET THE ItUSSrAS JEWS T.AM), Gen. O'llrlrnr Ileur to IlnnUer tSeltsmnn' Promlsr to Tlnrt Kmployment for Thein. Danker Jesse Rellgman and Mr. Polomon ot ' tho Ilaron Do Hlrsch lloiief Fund called at the i barge Oillce yesterday and asked Go i. O'llolrne. Assistant Commissioner of Immi gration, it ho could roeonsldor tho cases of somo of tho lorti -eight llusslan Hebrew Iinini- ; grants prohibited Irom landing and sentbick to the atoanhip Jlarsola. Tho Goneral said ho couldn't. Mr. Sollgmnn said that employ ment would Lo Immediately providod for fif teen nf the Immigrants and bonds would hi furnished to prevent them from becoming piibllcehnr.es. j The Goneral vvnsobdurafe. and Mr. Sollgman i went avvnv. lenUng the Impression that ho would see tho General's superior- ot Washing ton in order to got the nrolil.iiidd immigrants leleased. i ItAiTi.Mor.E. Aug. 2. Tho Nor'h German Lloyd steamer Wolmnr ariived at her dock to- , day with ooii steoiage passengers, including 150 Itusslnn Hebrew exiles. .Mr. Gettrndo llruhn. one of the .steerage passi-ngeis, gave idrtli lo twins on the Miynge, a bov and it girl. . The former was iiamod "Weimar." nfior tno , steamer, and the girl vvn chri-trned Jennie. A few of the detain, d llebrotvsof tlio steamers I Caspian and Siuvonla worn releasod lu-dity on I bonds ol $ I.OjU each. H'.VTS XO 3IOUE KXnOltSE.WEXT. Mr. Fortune Tell" ss Negro Mrrflne lie Hoes Not Cure lor II Foi-mtil Apiu-ovitl. At a mooting of tho Afro-American League, No. 1. at tho African Motliodlst ( ntirch In Bridge stieot, lirooklyn. on Tuesday night, this resolution was presented: y.Wofivd, That vvu heartily concur In the endorsement of the Jlmifflass I.eniflie of Iloctiester and the Afro Atntrlcati l.eaiue, ?o I of cw York city, of our es teemed fellow rltiren, T Thottia Fortune, as the hue cesser or the lion. IreUerlrk Doutl a-s at Minister llesl dent and i on.iil oeueral to the republic nf Haiti and I that a cell) of theee resolullutis ! e furwurdtd tu it. President Aftor somo dlsciislon tho resolution wns i. ' ferrcd lo tho l..ecutlve comiuitlo-, nnd will ' probably not bo heard ot again. Mr, I'm tune i wsspio-om and ro inobtod that tlio resolution should bo withdrawn, remarking that ho bad all tlio endotsenii nt ho wanted tor the Hay- ' tlau mlsslo i. The fnllmo to st-curo nn on- ' dor.-6in,.iit for Mr Foitunota said to have boon i brought about by the It lends of Augustus Jl. Ilodgos, President of ibe ( liarlcs btimnor Club nnrieditoi of the lirooklyn Auilintl. who Is also I a candidate for tho mlssdun. The Snlni-lre r Opera Hlngore. from fxtniinn Vpno, A cool deal or Inteicst wdl attach tithe vis it of the Do Iiusykeo. tho Hnvogiis, nntl oilier nrtlstxof tlio Cowut iinrdeii tiouim to thn rnlted Males. It is well known tn.it .Mr. Abbev Is In tin; habit of paying vory high sa'anoH, mr larger. Indeed, than could posslt Iv bo given In Lngliind. Jloio than oneo a visit to America has leilln aprneilml withdrawal of Ihonttlst from operatic life lu I ngland. For example, since Mi.io. J im I roctived .ltOO nightly and Mmo, Isoinbtloli roenivod, II wo recollect. JCHO i niglitl). iieiiiior of ihoe , fi.vurlro artm s has boon poimitneiitlratlaihi-l I to an opera tronpo In tlifseouniiy. Tho prlco of vocalists Is nlvrnys nia to rle, but ir.o chniges lor ail mission to the oiiorahouso must i remain stalioiuti y. No impres-iirlo hns ovor boon known to mako a brtuno out of Itallun oiiein In Kng- i lard, ami thn prudent mnui.gor would seel; lo I out down lathorihan to Ii crease ovtienses It Is, perhaps, lor this iMisouthst M.rA. iln rls hits tokt u Hie Mviuutio.'i to havo sovoral of his , contracts hjgm,d lo'otn his aitists visit tlm I 1'nlio.l Mates ho mr us Jlr, ,i.iio llesko is concerned, tho only ilHTcreine tho Aniiirait engagement will uiako Is a lo-s in rnns. 'I i o popular 1'iilisii tonorvvlll nut nliiengaln In th 1 lu ench capital fot a coiiHidouiblo iierlod, mid I his patllcipatiofi oven In the Mevvrbeoi-c-nte. ' nary is nuwoxtininnly iloubtful. Artists, after nil, have to look to tho main chanco. , In the I nitpil .States .Mr. .1. do llasy.ke will, It i- understood, receive a salary of itiiu a night. Ills salary in rails Is said to bo X4() i per month. Art. ns read tin ougli Trench specta cles, may no doubt bu a very grand nITalr. but tho money point ol view cannot enllioly be b'lt out of count. I ntll, theroforo, France Is wil ling to pay moro ndoquate salaries, it must nut up with nrilsts ol tho second rank. Aliens! What Is acnntrlrJC)' v' "A plot ' "Why don't Henry James nnd Mr, Ilowells con. splr!" The most Impoitnnt article In Snulnfr't ItTutlne for nepieinber, as well as the most Interest Inc, Is Mr Andrew l.stiu's Adventurss Amonif Hooks,' reminiscences of old friends in ink and psper. Ths artiol Is full of dainty touches, and winds up with an excellent Ml of advise anent "Conrsas of Ilaadlng-" 'Distrust cours of reallns'says Mr, Lanf. Tno list cfspUoCei In books which hare made Mr. Lanj- weep. as hoy cr man, is most Inlerssllm-the death of Eva In Unol Tom's Cabin," Col. Kswcomss Atium, the death of focraist la Plato s "Phstdo," pascaies la n history ot fkallsirlm Lambitall. and th ruta of ths Athenians In th biracusan bay. in Ihucydldei-for Mr. Lanr's reading was wide and varied. After Mr. Lang's article comes lr, r.lcallon's account of Aiiuradhaimra. the City of the hacred BoTres In L'sjlon, where stands tl ob!.t free In the world, the object of veneration of mil niof liuddhUte, I.leut. Illljely Ho'ii. I. n. ,N ,1. ,erib" tl, f restfr stiauishlp toules of the norll. lrx Miscl.e e describes Asolo, nliere Ilrownini; wrote hl last jioein, "Asolaiido;" John ll. hpears tells of some straiit'e American dwelllnis, and I'rof Jonah lieyco considers the Ideals of American University Life. In fiction the number represents only Stevenson's "Wrecker," con tlnusd, and Tuomss .Nslsou I'aie s " llbn to teed." 27n tvuniiKa MEt.rr. An trnTreleil t'll'tinv In lh, ('onrti1iit nf SI I", Ks'l-elVsis-h, .vim Iht CilM'.-, ,',i rrlluKt, Yale street, Fnglowood lu this rochorcli , n la no Is, and eomme II faut Hue tlo Mvlo of ihlcitio liitr.'iiu.aal southi'iii suburb no inc w-vd, loK-feniii-l, i r lulllliti-stalk ever ob'ttpms Its ileli,i , r. J snnitllty. Noupstnr' tlatidolltili lenrs Its renth I ery head on thn itrvro iciiiiole laws of th a I tlistlngtld lilglivvav ) wiilit.-liin liishloit and 1 blows nliout It nftniw.itd. The sun pauses tlocormsly ns It ti'is-es over i le street met then hurries io'tiet.uit ) i-u to lullll uii.no, . nbio n'itfn.jO'iioniH id-tviinri The bntiani I o l-llor sn- k-vvltli it in iliil.itml Mid ii in,, i h no re I lonoiiiiiuil Jt'tl an cut one h i n- vndos Its It 1 .vved to'il'io-. nd tlm nottnidi' llsh merchant a uounci h hl'i oiiung by using asllveridati'd horn wiih nn .iinbci in uil,e instead ol the suiil-dostitivliig siiavvt,er l,e emidoys when his fi.'igj.'i wouiios m,d raillei along. st).ilifl Aiitlo Ivui'iii-ilnttM imrlni with vl-ld ti. ninncauato of tioiiuli t, ncil ngs on n 1 1 -sr ImrdnrM oT the walls. A chandelier o guc-o e nnd Ititrl-at.) nreniicctiiro doing lis lst ti Illumine the tl loiinditige but bump-re ' ly having no hlng but 'i hy f-wi in article f Ti'Wii ol i nkf. gar on hand i to oung wfininiior elnbointu bungs anil hatight. e -iiii'fitini nml n youth or de h ml ml, n v h 1 el lecolvedit blow nnd wa- ot dcav rliu 101. In nun bn i nt but fiuiiiil himself unnblo 'o .nn. Mich wns the general o-ui ntiseliilne. "If tills In all tno answer y u nn o t gl me, Tliiirliiglu dp I'olo ' he -aid, 'I o 'i ee.j nnv uso In continuing iho cnnioraat ti, "None at nil, .Mr, Kershock," " And i might as Well call it a water haul and go," " A you choose. Jlr K wlioek." " It's n pre, ty endiiiJ to nil mv dr-tiis."lie iniiitflied. ii If communing with d ' "House over here on llnrvnt-l slr-cl, en ro iins modo n Improvement innc'een clo. eta, regulai boudoli see ntrnlgli the u h a. Ing l(oiu ot notth nnd sonlh nigh' ts' houses, and plan nil flvod for leinii ou t ,vt shady side," 'I he young woman smiled a cold, u.a sy smile, nut! Jlr nersdock dr w np m:l vn "I seo It now,' hecoiitlniiKil. " I mi -ln'f.v known It. It Mitt foil? u inn 'o 'lib I. I cell d win tho nlTootlon of an Iceberg." He pullo I oti bis o hor glove, 'ool h s Imt, shook his hoad, and vvent on wit:. In, te:i.n sadtiess-: " 1 had taken such pntlsrnotli n. too in 'uai. Ing n collection of sottvcnii si mis h ii lioped sonin day" " nf siittvo tit spoons. Jfr Kors'iock "Yes. lioen two vars gotilngtn -in loge-lmr What good will tharih mo now '" ln ,, dte.irlly. There's tho I.midin : -he gtlm-l atlier spoon, thn iipoMvii l.- spoon, the Mock anla sponn, tie In.i bra-bv-Moon l.dit spoon t'lo 1 illu T wei -t . -n and n whole raf' rfothots. i.otsKt s en of them lu nil. nnd " ltv-sevctt souvenir :'tio,'" i veil, imi MlssHolIoto ns she roso up. imlver ti at ! pantlnc. "isay It again. Clacnc s. i again'" " Ves. Sixty-seven." he tonlled 'n l n ana d o-icd wav. "nnd I was going to " O, Ulnionco'" 'I he pi ond beauty tin ow hoi so1! m ii rm pillowed hor classic nlu stro'the.tdoi . rotiust Mewnrt avonuo shouldei un , ,, fllckoring glnin of tho consumptive gn Clt foil dlnili upon a niitiirons tu tden vvhis,,.r. Ingecuntlc nothings In thouir of it -1 1 y itBionlshed youth whowondeio, it lienut going crazy. AL'.S'i.VI.l'.V. A labor problem of a very serlo 1 1 i.a'ura is rmh ling the teopte of Itrarll. The recent i "m i. i . n tho slaves has complete'y demoralized in n;n. i r, and domestic hborot the new repu'i c lli.v.r ,i ill cu t to get sulllclent field la or tn i u nva e Ok- ,, and many families are entirely wittio it ,,ri,,i ,,,,1 are unable to get anv. The neuro ea -I i p i , refnai to work frr line or money. A Itlendontonn. Mich, Inrmer naniel I ,mi- . 1 lor wns mowing grass the other day en i r a i , rauover a rattlesnake, cutting it in toi l r , r Jumped from his eeat and sloored to ;i , l up o . .i part. In order to secure the tls bunch ,,i ri ,i,K i Irophy. when the piece of snake ith lh- le.idat.ii ..1 sprang nt him and hurled Its fang in ,, n-m Mr Windsor died. Iolh nt Is said ol thi n( er cirei - r the snake. The exhibition fever Is spreai'inj ) me . .t Indies An agricultural and tndustriil ef tct lt oi cue 1 In the island ot Ft Thomas. I'uiilsh a , -i ml -. on Aug. is. and the IW Inhibit,, a. i i ,i,iio country, seventeen miles long by Ion- ui- , , at asllcally propose to outdo the Itrllsh lilin I , i m I co. which had an Exposition last spring, an tn fum 'i points to i lilcaga. The exhibition prom-s ,u i,,te gojd success lu stlmulatlnc local Industris uu I f e general trade of the island. I mil I'aflra'.h a Texaa farmer, was fined $v bv the Recorder at San Antonio afew days ao for e o tug viator from an InlgaMng ditch belonging to Ibtnii'ity. Tin- rarmer frankly admitted tbe oftenc a-el ci r,-r fu ly paid the line, remarking the- he Just tin I to I are water lo save hi vegetable crop and tbe I orn bail sent no rain. He told the KeerJer he co.is'd re . a good stroke ot business, because the inlatlo 1 1 f i i ditch ordinance was wurth $110 to him l.uhil Ii stance and lie was still Sluu ahead nf the en rt nrazll Is having a big rallroa I bill alii boom u.t now A doen new roads are being hi, lit in is t a southern and western regtans, where co'le. g ,i e being largely extended. Americin eugiiire u i ,,or can cars are need on the roads, but the rai's c i.ir ,,s 1 ngland. f.early alt the coal ue I .i. ,eie r i 1 ngland, but It should come from tl.o fu t j ,,, and probibly will very soon. T:iui,.or ,., n , , csea more than a paternal control oier t ria and looks after the interests of tlio fntrtr n 'i passengers with equal solicitude It -,itr - li r Jeaors to guarantee a certain dirMen.l f, niiiih . iia ra'es of fare and freight, keeps a sii o ,ug e s regtilnrl) Inspect the roads, and alia, taKis a s., rt- "f the rro'lta Mra Ilebecca Hooper, a fl3 year n ,: ,1 lr n.- a Linn county, Knnsas, has some 1-iter,- n l1, rs ,1 memorle-, of the nation's early da- r i.,l it name was Woo I and she was horn in i ,r vi I, i t 7. l.li-. I'er family remove 1 tn Wa.i.i jt.n, id a was a clerk in her father's stor, v hen t ,e .'r l s i troofs sacked and hurl. ed the capita In s i h-i, s carried out of the store- In the arms nf o tlrit.-'i -o ilicr ou that occaxlon. In August. Isji u :ii i,itAte:i revisited tho United stales sherei resent-tl tie stio of I Marjland in tlio cnmmll'ee of )ojiuu.t , sIia.i enrted l.afu) etto from his carriage to the hit, and h-ho spread their silk, rlowcrembroid-r' d e aw s m hls'.nlh for htmto walk upon Irs i i,oj t isst.i'la very i,ood hea'th nnd spirits. ir Joliu llnll, in a newspaper le'trr '-om Cngisnd saysj "Uu another point a rautloimr; wi-r I ir.ay he fctvett by one who knows a ll:t e of bop sales of tie Allinllc I can best put It. perhaps. In the language of a lady, a true lady, too, a coinparatlva Hiraner lo toe. who was Introduced, an 1 in ruply to my question, Where Is your home " fald 'Well It Is America and I hope to go to ft again, but mr daughter tnaripd In I u rojo, and, like most Kuropean marriages,' and then she pause, with a q ilvering Up and tearful )es and then addedt That's the sad reason t am hers If I had the ear of vie',1 to do American girls 1 wouid sa) to to them, respectfully! 10 not despite your country men; een grund dukes are not a!w a) s grand men. aue counts do not always count for much " The gigantic skeleton of a man, measuring n feet Inches in height, was found near the Jordan ftlver, ;ost outside salt Lake City, last week. The Ond was msd ty a workman who was dlging an irrigating ditch. The skull was uncovcredat A depth of eight feet from the surface of tho ground, and the skeleton was stand lug b' It tiprU'ht. The workman had to dlrdown nine ft el In ordr lo exhume it, The bones were much de cayed and crumbled at the slightest toscli They wr got t'-gether uit',1 great care, and the skeleton was foud to measure h feel 0 Inches In height, th skull measured II inches in olatueler, nnd the feel If) Inches long Acojper clia.u, n which was attached throe medallions covered with curious hieroglyphics, was around the neck of the skeleton, and hear It wer loiin 1 a stone hammer, some pieces ot pottery, au ar row hetd. and sitae copper tneda s. Archa-oioglsts b Hoe that the original owner of the skeleton belong! to the raco of mound builders -Itsan especially propitious season when th Dels) ware peach growers can't gel In a plaintive wall, lb peach crop this year Is a copious success, but on early blight fell upon the peach kasket crop and it Is reports! to he almost a complete failure. A lasket famine is sj reading woe and desolation throughout the fair letilniula. Thecrop of peaches is estliiiited at l i.d, lion baskets, but there are not pearly tvio iniiioi laakets to bo lud, In 160 aid IWiu the peach cr is were iraciic-tlly fallurts. and a great nisnv ha-. el n alters went out of business. The gronets vrrre se mournfully sure that this v ear's crop wood be equally failure that vory few of Hie re maining factories started work, and as a t"" two weeks after tho rrop rlfenet atl t baskets in Delaware wero used up. The facio-lesars now running night and day with largely inrreaas forces, but aro altogether unable to keep up with le demand, and tbe growers are scouring the who s country for baskets, going even to Michigan for thm Tbe ooat of the bsskets hat bssn Increased from lhre to five cscts each, while poaches are conimsnl'rr much lowsr price than usual, and this Is p.sving l.i oo with Ihopror.tt EiOor lilggt hvi shl.'pei 7''' kukets and wauls 2ooo more, but can t set Ibstn, othergrowersaraln the earns fix and the famine ll growing ssrlous. Canned psaches will be very r'sntdai next winter, and so will i each brandy. There Is bent 1 a barrel of peach Irani) In the Hlate of Delaware i day, but tho d ttl.lefles wilt soon be tt-rtilua- tit ' abundance c; ll lane Taut Would (satisfy. Vow ii,, riiUnatlfhU Tlmt . "I do not ask. Matilda, that you lota tne a oie but I onlv ask Hist you Hliltove me as )ou do "Why, Henry," broke In the turprlted girl "yot have no rival " . ai "1 was not going to ask sou to love me as rsocti as any rival, but onlv lo love ra as much as jo do le and 1 11 be tuore than satisfied." "' ll sii'sfa"-'- '- --at-aa- 'J aa-Ljia