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! , f 4 . THE SUN. FRIDAY, AUGUST, 28. IBM.
i ! , 1T.1DAV. AVOl'HT j. 133). I . I ltmlnli l.rfeee .t TlUt 'VS. ' i i Mm "iranl. ft ) AtlrimmwilKtil'ini boll be addrerredto tRAMK It K.UHHP, COMtidJ, u I.. ij , j Hetijuiiiln mid tlio WiKji-r. ' j!! Tlio monotony o! Presidential eompll- , j I tnoiiU lo Voruiont sunshine nnil Vermont Ii j patriotism was biokou at Mont ellrrliy tho j rcoltnlof tills nni'ctluto: i , "Attaieimannf one or the Pnnthrrn Slatrt laid to I r , Bit, with teare In lili iin liorilr after nr Inargu. ft : ratlont 'Xr. rretldeeii. I hnm ou Intend la lira I i the poor people of mr Wilt a chantr..' I laid In 2 reptyt 'A chance to do wla;' If you meeu, ilr. 5 . tbat they elmd ha?e chance to luilhfi any liw m 1 1 R 'jj tbt 1 hll wink t the nulll'.ratlon ir It, run a'k R 'K that which jron ought not to att, an I that hlch I ' cannot contlder Ifyouraeau that, ourtlng ee-y pub i Vi lie law and glrlnglo every othtr man hit full rlihte I j ander tae law and the Conitliutlon. Iher ahall abide In ; ij any reipeci, and In thetecnrity and peace ot our ,n,tl !B tatlone, than they ekall have, toar at In inr power lira, manual chanca with all our people '" !' fa Itmustliavoetrufckmostkind-hcnrtcdpor- ! tons, oven In Vermont, who liennl this story 1 from tbo Freavdont'ai own lips, that tlio Hon. jj Benjamin IIaiiiuson whs unnecessarily S eovoro upon tlio Inelrrymoso statesman from S tho South. What had ho Uono or Bakl to ) if provoko tho Chlof II agist rn to to Mich harsh a languago and so uncallol-for (in assumption 8 that tlio Intentions uf tlio tearful petitioner sjroro treasonable) ? If Ufa alleged wcopor hnd gone to tho Hon. j Bekjamin IIaiihihon, saying : "We Intend to dafy tho laws, tu nullify tho Constitution, to subveit tho Institutions' of this hated , Government, unit wo respectfully and teai- i fully request you to lend us, ofllcliilly, your ' valunblo aid and countenance ai tho enter- ; prlso," then Uon.llAiau.sON might well have j ! replied: "Perish Hie unworthy thought!" ). ' and havo rung the bell for it servant to . : conduct tho mUciciut to thu door. Jiuttlio . allecod Southern stttosniiiu did nothing of J i tho sort. Ho meifly wu,it, nnd expressed j ' tho bopo thut tbo i'resldeut "Intended to K1 I rIto hla poor Stnte n chnnce." And for a I reply lio i;ot off-hand u well rounded and carafully balanced prbsuro of bloody-shtrt s rhotorle, such as It nitKht have taken the ' lion. Gr.cHuin ritismu limn Imlf tlio nlKht .S to compost1, slaudin;; before hU chcv.'U glass j In blschuuilAetto. J Wo do not venluio to doubt that tlio al ii Iejjed lueldeut occurred niecisely ns the j Proslilont hu stated It at Montpeller. Wo j h eliouldliko to know, htmoer, who was this JH sou of N'loiti: fp.uu the sunny South. Was H It Mo. .Tustleo Lamai; in oho of his watery 1 moods? Whs It Chai.mkus of JIUsluslppl ? Was It Urn Hon. .AroniLtiA Scnuaos of l OoorRla? Or was It. one of the Wrmlntf- liam manufacturer who usnl to be admit '1 ted occasionally to tho l'lcsidput's presence, JB after his election ami ncJoio blnlnnuKiira ffi tlon, and oven early fn bis r.cttinl teiui of oQIcor Wliouwr tho repuUml weeper mny i ' bo, ho ccitninly loci Ivcl trcatnc'iit lil H adapted to tbo lciiuiiuiin'iitsur a M-usitho 9 ond soutlmoutai naliiie. lio n.Aed for ffl sympathy and onruuiaKcinHiii and Ii3Kta ' i '. flint' seat Ion of a Force bill speech. I Another thing tlut xurpiib-s us U that j tho President should suddi-nlc feincinber lu ; Vermont an Incident of kioai public lui S portanco which wa; not uvallnl to Ids mind Jj at any tlmo duiinir hh iv. cut cleimlvu j travolsln that part of tlipcoiinliy v. hitli Is J moetdlroctly liitoiesVd. One would supposo that the Hon. !J4MIN II Anm.sox would ; havo remoinbeied and iiiuinl mI tlio st iry I? of thOTvoeDltiBr S iiilherjer (mil the. I'li.shln r rcbuko while ho wa- In (!coii i or Alabani i. ' Tbo anocdoto would lu.vn bad a ;;icnt suc (I cobs anywhorn tn tlio South. Any Southern ,i audience gathered to licnr noid-i of wl-doui j j from tho l'rosidiml'.s mouth would Juno 1 1 been Immonsoly lutoiestii I in tho tears .if J one of its repii'sentirtivo hiatesuien, and I would havo listened with eacor attention 1o I J themaflslvo rhetoric about the law and tbo II Constitution nnd tbo peae? .-vud security of 1 our Institutions. Hut Win Pro-ddmit foruot his speoeh to tlio wvepjr while ho I was travelling lu the region where a ropotition of tlxit speech rnixht bavo produced Inflnlto good, and ho i rocallod It suiManly nnd to tho hot word ! away up in Vermont, w hero the noble senti ments of tho reply wore taken for granted, as It wore, and practically wastod. On tho whole, this Is the inoet singular feature of tho most noteworthy episode of tho pi osent journey In seurch of a renuml . nation and n second term. h Nationalizing tho Militia. I From time, to tlmo projects nro sot afoot J for promoting tho efflalotioy of the militia j forces of tin different (States by bringing I them moro dtroctly under tho contiol of H Congress. Sometimes the plan suggested Is I that of a competitive national encampment; 1 Bomotlmes (Engross Is to deslgnat; tbo , number of men to bo enrolled lu each State, with corresponding appropriations for tholr support; or to creato a now national organization, eltlmr sldo by sido with tho Htato forces, or as a substitute for them, i to constitute a volunteer loservo. Tho J Mandeihon bIH proposed a force of 100,000 I volunteer Infantry soldiers, not moro than : jj ' ' tM to bo taken from any ono Congressional ' i ', .' district, and to bo known ns the National ( 3 Ouird. ThuHr.ocusr bill wis an elaborate i Bubstltiition of now mllltlu statutes for thoso i S ' existing, on the basts of the present Xu- itional auard. Tho Hf.n'di'.iison bill, tho MgKenna bill, the Covi:ut bill, and others, with various naval provisions, an Illustra tions of the same class of legislation. The latest plan of this sort, as described In f I J recent despatches from St. Louis, Is that of Vj enrolling tho existing State militia forces, that may desire to be so enrolled, ns National , Guards of tho United States, with such 1 others as may wish to Join. Tho Governor of a State) may forward to tho War Depart ment the application of any company con- Blstlng of at loast sixty mon, to be admitted i Into tho National Guard of tho United Btates, with a recommendation that It should bo granted. The company, when accepted, Will bo entitled, It of Infantry, to ,''', $1,000 a year, to bo appropriated by Con- i ( J gress, wWle If of cavalry or light artillery it ,j. ..' wlllhavo W.000 the first year and $000 for m I the following years. Tho Stato will havo ' I 3 if control of tho companies In peaoe, and tho jj ! Fedefal Government In war. j (j ; Such a plan might possibly be of use to I g j ' tlioso States that neglect their militia, slute : ; f J'' Congrcae would' then help to supply tho ; S noces?ary funds. But for tho States that t ; ' 3 now propoily keep up their mllltlu It would , ) j i huvo no isilvaataffo and would bo a tietrl- ' X y inent. Tho aggregate foivo of 103,2S'J or- '. J , ganl.ed militia existing at the latent ro- . turns is very unequally distributed In tho j various States and Territories, whllo tho , j i difference In drill, discipline, equipment, I l i ant) efllclency Is as marked as that of num- , 'J j bers. Hie various sehomes for nationalizing y the mllltla are Intended to omnpul pome 1 of the States to do their duty, but oven this r edvantugo In tho plan3 Is usually moro than J counterbalanced by various difficulties. ! a 4 While an lncroaso in the eftlcleriey of tho ' ' I miUtl Is ahrj9 desirable, a point apt to bo '3 a, overlooked Is tho danger of undermining tho present system, which for moro than half a century ha. boon of Incalculable value. Tho National Guard of to-day exists bcrauso tho old plan of enrolling all the nble-bod'ed men within rortaln proscribed nges pr.wu'l .a total failure. That was our flf-'t ntioiupt ul n national mllltla, and Its tellcs mm H'en In various obsolete atot utes. When Its cumbrous machinery broko down by Its own weight tho Stato voluntebr systeni grew up, and splendidly vindicated lln right to public fn or at the outbioak of thochil war by I r repmu to tho call of l'r slilont 1,1 sou i a-. Hut valunblo us were,' Its service In that day, no competoiit ob server can hosltnlo to say that tho mllltla now Is far mora cfllclont than It wns thirty years ago. Ono point of ilceUlvo routr.it Is grantor familiarity nnd skill with Its woipon, tho rlflo, largoly ilue to those who after tho civil war Intro duced Instruction In marksmanship on tho Hythe and Wimbledon system, andfounded C rend moor, the porontof many rltlo ranges, Tlie servloos which tho Stato mllltla sys tem rendered lu 1B01 suggest that It would Wo irollher wlso nor Just to divide pub lic Interost In It now by creating n now force tbioiiL'li neeunlarv Inducements offered by Congress, oven woro this now force under thatdegiooof Stnto control which tho Con stitution Itself exacts. Terhaps tbo most promising form Jii9t now of Inerenslng tho Rtrengthof the or gaul.ed mllltli through tho action or Con gross Is that of creating neyr bodies of It for special functions, aa In the recent organiza tion or the nival reserve. Mr. Coiohkon's bill, Introduced Into the Tlfty-llrst Congress, for the creation of a volunteer heavy at tlt liy, w.is also not open to the objection which must always exist against establishing au auxiliary forco to compete with tho existing BVBtem, and tending to undermine It. The work proposed by that bill was of a special mid vatuablo ltlud, and the neod of It has since led to tho krm itton of some State mllltla organisations of heavy artillery. Tho two dangers to avoid are, (lr?t, Injuring tho Stato foices by building up a competing sys tem encroaching upon the same ground, and, secondly, such a nationalizing of the Stato forcsas will destroy them by Imposlngcon ilitlons foreign to tho vell-uuder9tood pecu liarities of the citizen soldier. The distinc tion between mllltla engaged In tbo ordi nary occupations of civil life and profession al soldiers Is fundamental, but, properly lewed, one organization Is the supplement of the other. Complete uniformity cannot bo hoped for with tho conditions so differ ent. Hut tho creation of a more centralized mllltla for the meie h iko of such centraliza tion Is dangerous and undesirable in tho hlghebt degree for still other reasons. Political Cood Sense In Kentucky. Complete returns from the Kentucky election show that the Alliance enterprise In politics drew mote heavily from the Re publican side. Tho total vote for the Hon. .Iohn YouNti Br.owN, Democrat, was 144,103, ngaliifct 141.270 for Bltkncr four years ago; while tho Republican vote at the recent election was only 110,087, against 120,473 at the corresponding election In 1S87. Kentucky Democracy Is of tho steadfast sort, as nil tho world knows. Nevertheless, theie nio both significance nnd admonition in the fact that this year a Democratic can didate for Governor, running on a platform which had tefuaed to recognize thepreten sioi.s of Mr. Cleveland, and running in tho laen of a third party movement whirii drow fiom Komewhero not less than 23,031 votes, was elected by a plurality only COO short of that which Cleveland received for Presi dent on n vastly larger eggrogato ballot. In 1833, with no distracting Issue In the Democratic, purty, all that tho Star-Eyed (tOMiicss coma arcoinpiiBii lor ine ounieu Piophet lu Kentucky was a plurality of 23,CC0, or 0,200 less than she had given to hlra four years earlier. John Youno Brown'b plu'iulity this yoar is 28,081, despite tho Alliance movement, and thanks principally to the refusal of the Stato Convention to j lold Itbelf to the solicitations of the Cleve land intriguers. Wocjinmond tho lesson of tho Kentucky oloctlon to the Democrats nf every South ern and Western Btate which has Alliance oompllcnjfions to deal with In its next political canvass. Iirlggsism or Presbyteriauttm. Tho trial of Prof. Charles A. Briom for hcicsy is to take place during tho coming autumn. Tho nrosecutlng committee of the New York Presbytery have prepared their Indictment with great care and elaboration, and there Is evei y roason to cxpeet that tho case against him will -be conducted with bklll ami energy. On the face of It, the heresy of Dr. Bniaos seems unmistakable and Indisputable. The simplest layman can sea very clearly that his denial of verbal Inspiration and the In fallibility of the Scriptures Is contrary to tho declarations of tho Westminster Con fession that the Bible is "immediately In spired of GoD"aud Is "entirely perfect." Ills complaint of Protestant theology, on the ground that It Hnilts " the process of redemption to this world" and teaches "the doctrlneof Immcdlatosanctlfleatlon af ter death," is plainly dhected against the articlo of the Confession which proclaims that after death the souls of men "Imme diately return to God," tbo wicked to bo cast Into hell and the righteous to ascend to the highest heavens, there bolng no other than those two places lor souls. Undoubt edly, too, the Confession expresses tho be lief as to theso points which has been held from tho beginning by orthoJox Protestants generally. They have rested their faith on the Bible as the only courco of authority, perfect, infallible, aud all-sufllclont, and thoy havo rejected every theory of future prdbatlun as pcstllaut heresy. In their be lief, n man's state for all eternity Is deter mined nt the moment when ho dies, and prayer in his behalf Is no longer availing. Dr. Hhiuos rejects and persistently rejects this old-time and still prevailing belief of Protestantism. Measured by it and by the repeated declarations of the Westminster Confession, hie teachings aro plainly hereti cal. In former days he would have been sent to the stake to be burned for his opinions, as SEHVCTUSwas burned, and wo do not doubt that he would adhere to them evsn If now tho fagots were lighted around him. Ho faols that lin has a mission to elevate Protestantism by relieving It of a load of supcistitlous reorence for the Bible and by opening to it a moro reasonable view of the worltl to como. But the question which will be tried beforo tlio coming tribunal will not be tho purity of his motives, nor even the truth ur falsity of his teachings. It will be whether his doctrines are consistent with the Wostralnster Confession, which he was appointed to defond. Subjected to that test, it is obvious that thoy must bo adjudged heretical, and that his condemnation Is a foregone conclusion. Tlio only chance for him was to escape trial, but hocnurUdtho ordeal of a result bo Inevitable. The piobablo explanation of his assurance I that ho Is confident that he has truth on .Ms side, reason, Bolarshlp and th drift of theological opinion, ond that If ho Is con demned by orthodox standards as a formal necessity, not he, but tho standards will suffer. Tho trial will bo of the Westminster Confession rather than of him, whether it Is In aocorJance with truth rother than whether his teachings aro false, not eo much whether he Is wrong In disagreeing with It as whether it Iswiong In dlsigrccing with him. Already an elabornto schemo of re vision of the Confession hns boon presented to tho Oencrnl Assembly at the demnml of the grent majority of Presbyterian, and opinions regarding It nie much confused. His trlol may incieaso tho confusion and strengthen the denund fora standard which will note impel tho condemnation of views which, as ho can show, are held by a for midable at ray of nominally orthodox Prot estant theologians. Tho coming trial beforo tho tribunal of tho rifsbytory will bj to dotornilno merely whether the toachlncs of Dr. Unions ogreo with tho Westminster Confession, but tho trial before tho public will bo to discover whether he or It Is right; In other words, to determine whether Brlggslsui Is to bo driven out of Presbyterlanlsm or Presby tcrlantsm is to bo converted Into BrlggsUm. Tho Latest Invention. The latest de Ice for tun euro of tho ovlls of too much diluklug of liquor Is tun Inven tion of tho People's party, and hero it Is. as described In the platform of the Massachu setts branch of that wonderful party: "Wale'lea that Ilia aolutlen of the liquor problem Ilea lu abal lalnr the element of profit, which It a eenrce at cnnalant temptation and aell. an wa there fore demand that Ilia etctutlfe Importation, manufac ture. eU tale t all iplrltunuallquoraaliall ha conduct ed fey tht tioreramrni or Mala at coat tnrourh eneoelee anil aatarled ontclaU In auea towna a4 tide ae ahall apply for tucti aienclea. And wa further tern mend thU urlnclD lo the National Conrentloa for adoption under anrh cendllUne ae may be determined upon ty t lie Tarloni Ma-.ee." Instead of prohibition by the State, as ad vocated by the Prohibitionists, tbo State is to carry n tlio liquor buluoss at both wholesale and ictall. It Is to bo the only Bourco of liquor supply, running the distil leries and Importing tho brands of liquor re quired from abroad. Instead of encouraging temperance by putting up tho price of tlio beverages, after tho plan pioposed by the advocates of high license, it Is to reduce their pi Ice to the nctual cost; and Instead of liquor shops carried on by private enterprise the bars ore to bo conducted by "salaried officials." Tho true "solution of tho liquor problem," then, is cheap liquor and no chance to make money out of Its sale. Accordingly, the State Is to have a monopoly of tho business and to conduct 11 without profit, on tho theory that the evils wrought by the trnftlo are due to " the elementof profit" which enters into it when conducted by private dealers. The proposition is that people get drunk be cause tho moro they drink the more aro the profits f the liquor sellers; nnd It tbero ore no proilts there will bo no drunkenness. If tho piemise is true, undoubtedly the conclusion is sound, and the People's party of Massachusetts 1ms found the roverelgn remedy for an evil which for centuries has vexod philosophers, moralists, roliglous teachers, and legislators. Moreovor, every drlukor can Judge for himself whether the euro would bo efficacious. If he could get liquor at tho cost of production, would he drink less than he does now when tho dealor makes a profit out of its salo to him? If he couhl buy whiskey at tho Government bar for one cent a glass, would he be morn temperate In bis consumption of it than he Is now when ho bus to pay ten or fifteen cents a glass in order to give the seller a handsome profit ? Does the desiro of tho dealer to ninko money by increasing hla sales stimulate the customer to drink more than he would bo led to consumo by tbo gain to himself of a price reduced to cost ? That Is, If ho could get ten drinks at tho Government shop for tho price he now pays theDrlvato bar for one drink, would ho In crease or diminish his rntions of liquor? Under the law of trado we usually assumo that as tho cost of an articlo decreases its consumption Increases. His brought within the reach of a larger body of people, and they can buy moro of It; but to Is People's party device Is constructed on the directly contrary theory, that tho way to check drinking is to make liquor cheap, and so cheap that there will be no psssibto profit for anybody in Its sale, and only the Htato will be able to carry on the business. It la a new departure in statesmanship and political eoonomj , but it Is only one of many and equally astounding discoveries and in ventions made by the genius of these new reformers. Geology. The International Congress of Geologists that Is held in tho United States this year, and that Is now In session in Washington, Is a very distinguished body of scientific men. Besides the American members of the body who ore at tho Washington meeting, there aro delegates from Canada, Mexico, and several countries of South America, from Bussla, Austria, Germany, France, Italy, Great Britain, and other countries of Europe, and also from Australasia and tho East Indies. Germany is represented by twenty dele gates, nearly all of whom are professors of geology in tho universities of that country, and several of whom are men of great re nown. The British, French, Russtan, Italian, and Austrian delegates also are geologists of eminence; and, In fact, all the memborsot the Congress are scholars of rank In tho science to which their lives or devoted. It is not out of place to make especial refcrenco to the soven Russian geologists at Hie Washington meeting. Thoy ere worthy representatives of the universities and sci entific societies of Moscow and St. Peters burg. Several of them, since their arrival In Washington, havo read papers upon special questions In geology which gave evi dence of broad knowledge, deep research, and raro powers of mind. We welcome them to the United States, as we welcome also the delegates from other lands. In this country the study of geology Is pursued by a host of scholars, and chairs of geology have been established in all our leading Institutions of learning. The Gov ernment makes liberal pinvlslonfor the sup port of the Bureau of the Geological Survoy, to which, an wns said by one of tho speakers at the opening of tho Washington Con gress on Wednesday last, "Is committed the examination of the soil, the rocks, and the minerals of our country, and the con struction of the topographical maps that indicate the character and distribution of its natural resources." A branch of knowledge of prodigious practical Importance Is the science of geol ogy; and the lnleicsts of that sclencooll over the world are euro to bo promoted by the labors of the International Congaess of Geologists now holding its sessions In Washington. Wo havo no'lced that a " French-Canadian Convention" wns held this wnek In tho town of Watorbinr. Ht.ile nf f .Jiinec lent aud wb hae also noticed thut cue nf ttis orsniiUnllv.ni which welcomed Preaiilant IUkkihon to th town of Hi. Jnhnsburr. But of Varmont. was that of St. Jaan TJnptUt, wbjeb ts a powerful ! FftnclvCanadlaD. oclatr. To Immigration of French-Canadian to the. New England Stales from tba British provinces continues to be large, aud there are at least 100.000 of them now living in New Encland. Perhaps one-Otth of the Immlcranta bare takon to forming In their new country, but the great majority of tbom. both men and women, fled employment in the mills and workshops of tba manufactur ing town. They are spoken of by the emptor rrs a patient workers, temperate ond econom ical In their habits, anxious to save money, and not anxious to return to Canada, wbero thoy found It hard to earn anriblnc. Whllo the Franeb-Caaadlana Ilka to lives among the Tankaea, thero are few Yankoea who try te live In tba provinces of the French-Canadians. r.vrenrreatmanOanni' announcement that lie la net a candidate lor tlnvemnr nr Ilnti.il aeetnt tu alio that hit mouth la linprorlni. notion Herald. Nothing would gratlfr Tnrc Bun moro than to learn on Rood authority that Mr. Cannon had orerrome tho vile habit which dlscrncej his ronatitnentt and drove him out of nubile life. Ho hrtB many Intellectual qualities whtch command respect. The'Pnrk place horror having occurred In mystery, tho subsequent process of cloarlng away the wreck and extracting the bodies of the victims has been marked by careleae nets, lodlffrranee, lnefflcloncy, and Ignorance of thalr duties on the part of tba various author ities whose function It has been lodeal with it. The Investigation of the canso of tho calnm Ity ahoald be conduetad without anr such blemishes. Tho men detallod for It must know what Is to bo dona and how to do It. It Is not well to announce by obtrusive placards that tbo free or very cheap bathing places recontlr eroded for the publlo narvlco were established by cbaillnble societies for the benefit of the Poor. There nre respoctnblo and self-respecting i sop's not endowed with wealth who dinlike to enter a plavo in which ahoy are mado to feol that thoy aro poor ob jects cf charity. There need bo no serious npprplmnfilon emouet lbs Western farmers that the railroad corporations of the country will fall to furnish sufficient freight cars tu transport their big oiops to market. Tbe talk of a "freight-car famine "on any of the railroad lines will not bo kept up long by the grata ralsors any whore. Many Republicans of Essex county nnd Hudson county are going down tba bar to morrow to welcnuio the Hon. r.. IJunu (iuuun of Pbtlnilalphiaand Madrid horns again fiom s forelitn shore. Let the winds of welcome blow aud tba wine of welcome flow, ltontibll cans of Jersey, but don't forvet lo take your smoked lisBe. Gen. Oltumi will probably have on his famous City Troop uniform. One of tbe saddest cases known to tbe oculists of l'.uroDO is that of tho beautiful Donna Klviha SB BoBBKLosiKir-sTitn, Duquesa del Exvues thojo, one of the most beautiful womon at the Spanish lonrt. who was almost completely blinded last winter by the glare of Oen. Qkubu's uniform. Tho weather was fair at tho Pittsburgh ball grounds yesterday, but the score wasn't. It would be a sood schemo for the New Yorks to seed uo a dynamite rain-raising balloon on days when their pitcbers are broken. Hut where are tbe Ditchers with Machiavellian in tellectuals and arma barder than a Mug wump's cheek and more powerful than tho breath of the te.iutlful rlvor Chicago, who pan make a ball turn fifteen fliptlaps before a batter's nose? Two or three of those pros tldlgltatoia would la vary useful In the New York Club at present. Meanwhile, as we have apoken of the atream whoso balmy breath makes Chicago dream of tho Spice Islands and Cologne, wa mar bo allotted to say a word, In all kindness, of the chief citizen of that inter esting hamlet. Mister Anson is a nice man In the winter and early erring, bnt be is mighty monotonous la the summer. If rain can now bo ordered In quantities to salt. It Is time for Uncle Jehrt Rusk's cloud eompellers to turn their minds toward the In vention of some process or machine for drying and laundrylng humid weather. The man who can make humidity dry up can have any thing he wants. The Presidency will not bo too good for blm, ond if he wanta to be a member of the Uaasachusetta Historical So ciety, he bas only to aay so. We notice with gratification that the sweet and swirling whisks of tba Hop. Mobeh Publication Handy of the Clover Club and the Columbian Exposition Commission have been attracting vast crowds and vaster admiration at tba Novrorcd fair. Tbero Is no batter way of enticing foreigners to the Chi cago show than to let them see some of tho representative wondara of tbe Westorn hemi sphere. Of these tba seven now regarded as bearers of the bun are these: 1. Tba monttacnea of Miltilu Wiaro fotna (tweet att). 2. The heard of BuutuiKra Perns Clocgett). 3. The capillary aplaahooirds of Col. Hmor lewellett). 4. The mouatachea (before amputation) of Policeman Fatacn (loaiait from tip to tip). A. TheaaperlablalornoneBtsof Col. E. r. Joizs (moat martial). 6. The supprauea whltktre of Jo Wiximtia (most moral). 7. The pbantom mooatacbe of Mr, T. B. Run (moat scatterlni). Of course there la no general agreement as to tbe exact order of the Seen Whiskered Wonders of the New World, and tbe Inclusion of Wanamakeb In the list seems to many a fucus a non lucnido. There la no doubt, how ever, that Commissioner Handi's place In the whiskered septet is high. If not tbo blebest Look may thoso glorious whiskers wave In tba winds of eloquence or tremble In tbe gale of soog; acd palsied be tbe band1 of the barber that would pluck a single hair therefrom. All hair and a yard wide. The refusal of the directors of the Boston Baseball Club of tbe American Association to weep for the desertion of tbe great man once known as Tbo Only Kelly or to try to lure blm back must be ary deprcaslngto that shrink ing and sensitive spirit. " Wo have no use for blm." ear these unfeeling dlroctors, "aud will not make the slightest mora to get blm back," No use for blm? Ko use for Kn.i.r, no use for Kkl? No appreciation of that modest, self-sacrineing temperamont, thut player who ia so ready lo merge bis Indlrlduallty in the fortunos of tbe nine to which be be longs? The Boston League Club will lose halt Its joy la haUng Km.i.T as It sees with how llttlo of sweet sorrow tho other lloston club parte with blm. Whrn you think bow cities fought for tbo magnifi cent Mike and with what transports lloston clasped him lo her respectable bosom, and then think how much of the Codllsb City re gardetb hlra as a large and ligneous chump, tba mournful lines of tbe Spanish ballad trans lated by LocsuAUT trickle through tbe mem ory: "A star hu fallen, aeua baa act alai a' at for Krurl" The reports of tlio crops lu various coun tries of Europe are the most melancholy read ing in tba Enropesn papers, The reports of tba cropa in tbe United Btates are tbe most cheerful reading In tbo American papers. Ills Blackness, King Kamaiiarero or DamariUsDd. bas given notice to quit to the Uermans who are trying to settle In bis do minion". His Teutonic visitors got tbe old man o elan a treaty reding bis country to them by tilling him with whiskey eeeral luches above Pliusoll mark and giving him a few nose rings and warming nans. We don't see that the noble monarch Is entitled to re sile, as tba Bcolcb lawyers say, from his con tract on tbe grounds alleged. He was under no duress. He took the drink because ho IILed It. He was under tlio Influence, hut If It wat un due Influence It was his onu fuull. He U old cnouch to know what his tonnage Is, Tbe best thing be can do Is to sign the pledge and go out of the Ling business, which U notoriously crowded. Whan Lord EloiNj with a bard "g" and a harder head, floated the reciprocity treaty of 1854 tbroiwh the Senate on a aea of champagne, this country didn't complain that It hat been looking on tbe wine cup. King Kam should Imitate hla brethren, the Ameri can aovaralgns. law Vera phira ba;aball Ilka ihibulldimonnraenta. rircdoo lAur-o euti. When aha plays, Now York playa baseball with a whirlwind powor unouualled on any prairie. Her ability to build monuments Is unsorpaased. If equalled. But sho speaks English bolter than the does either, some thing that Chicago teema to bo not In. Tho sea sorpent Is late In his rounds this year, but ha bas been eoen off the const of NornEcotla by trustworthy porasns. What a Jury list could bo mude It the nauios of all tho truatworthypotBon who hao seen tho snake of the mnrlnos could bocaueht. Thlssnako ts said to have been 200 foet long nnd of about tliesbo of a man's body. Ho may bo a good serpent, tea good to bo true, perhaps, but we must ray, he Is altogether too thin for hla lenath-a remark which applies to moot yarns of tea serpents. cosaitKsa or geologists. Dlaciiaaloit or tbe Olaiclaal Formations or tba PleUtecen Period. WAsntNOTON. Aug. 27. The general object of discussion at to-day's sessions of tbo Interna tional Congtess of Geologists was tbo glacial formations of the pleistocene period, or that following the tertiary i-erlod. Immediately pre ceding man. Tbe discussion wns oponod by Mr. Tbomaa C. Chumberlln, President nf tbe Uuirsrelty of Wisconsin, at Madison. Mr. Cbamberllu favored a genetic cla'slllcntloit of pleistocene glacial foiinution. He proposed six glaelnl clasaos: 1. 1'ormatiooa produced directly fiom action of p'elstocene glaciers. 3. Formations produced bv the combined ac tion orplebtoceneglacleta nnd accompanying nluclal dralnnge. 8. Formations produced by cluclil water alter their Issuance from pleisto cene gtnelers. 4. Formations produced by llnntlng lea derived fiom pleistocene glacial and KlHClo-fluial deposits under the peoullar conditions of glaclntion. ..... ,, When Mr. Cbamberlln concluded the reading of his pnper the question or t lasslflcatlon was thrown oneu to gcnarul discussion. 1'roi. Albwrt Unudrey. a member of tho Mu seum of Naturnl HMory at l'arls. opposed sev crnl ot Ilia proposed classifications, nnd pointed out that in the upper portion of trance dllTer out ellmallepf nods were shown. l'rof. T. McKenny Hughes, however, pointed out tbe fact that tbe pronosod PlaaelUcatlnn waa in no sense chronological, ne showed by drawings ou the blackboard that glacial action nho'.rod neeullnr mixtures of chronological perlorte. Mr. Hughes gate an Interesting de scription of the pitted plelairne. classified tinder marginal deposits by Mr. Cbatnbtrlln. aa found tn England. Mr. Hughes in the course ot tbo discurslon gave It aa his opinion that there were no distinct succession oi glac ial action over the world. . .. Tbe discussion was continued by Dr. Felix Wuiinsouale. tbe director of tbe University of Berlin. Tba Ijoctor described tbe action of glaciers on forming mot nines and Illustrated hla talk by a number of drawings. . At the afternoon assslon. however. Trot. W. J. McOee presented a scheme of classifications of general pleistocene formations. ProM'nvlnw of Moscow gave an interesting talk on tho Russian glaciers. A STItOXO CHAPHf DELEQATZOir. Democratic Primaries att xTand la Brook lyn Won't Face Hldgwav. Next TueBdar night a meeting of the Kings County Democratic Consral Committee will be hold In tbe Thomas Jefferson Club for the pur pose of calling the primary eleotlnna for the choice of delegates to tbe Assembly conven tions, which will in turn name the delegates to the State Convention. In view of tho deter mination nt the leaders to press Mayor Cbaoin for Governor, an unusually strong delegation will be cent to Saratoga. Among the dele gates thero will probably be Gon. H. W. Bio cum, William C De Witt. Diatriot. Attorney ltldgway. Oen. A. 8. Barnes. Congressman W. J. Coombs, Felix Campbell, Henry D. Pol- hemua. and W. J. Oaynor. Kings county is entitled to tbiriv-aix delegates, and tbey will cast a solid vote for Alfred C. Cbapln. Mr. Hugh McLaughlin, tho Democratic man rgnr. will not probably c on tbn delegation, but he will bo on band w hen the Convention la going on. The henubllcnns will hold their primaries next Tuesday nlcbt. and tbs preliminary siunbbles in moat of the ward associations Indicate that tbey wdl be among the most lively that have ever taken place In llrooklyn. Tbe dissensions among the rival leaders were never more bitter, and the light lor contiol will be made At the primaries. Tbe only practical union between tbe Re publlcnc statesmen la ou the selection of Mil lionaire VHIIIam iegler aa the candidate for Mavor. A few daya ago they beard the dis couraging news that Mr. Zlegler wns having bis new llftu avenue mansion In New York completed as rapidly as possible with a view to transferring, his residence to tbnt city. Friends ot Mr. laglereay thnt he would very probably abandon any Mayoralty aspirations be may have entertained waro he convinced tbat James W. ltldgway was to bo bis Demo eratlo competitor. Mi, .legler, it saeme, la not tbe only Republican Who would hesitate at try ing concliislosH with the popular District At torney In n political canvaas, several others having ouletly declared tbat tbey would not bo in It If he la nominated. A Question tbat Anawers Iteeir. To the Editob of The Sun Sir; Permit me to any a word through your columns re garding the candidacy of Cleveland for tho Democratic Presidential nomination. Among the many beautifully expressed God klnlan and Curtlasonlan argumenta advanced In the Interests of tbe " Claimant," tho earnest seeker will fail to find one praollcal. reason able suggestion as to how be Is to be elected. They present to your Imagination an alluring and demigodlike imrorsonntlon. these senti mentalists nnd ex-ofllce holders ; from G. Clev e land. ex-SherilT of Buffalo, thoy manufacture aa Ideal statesman and loader. But after tbey havo finished tbelr Idol ana painted It la all the colors ot tho rhetorical rainbow they omit to mention how It ia to "pet ihere." Why The explanation Is simple: Loaded down with tbe leaden Weights of free trade theories and personul unpopularity, like the famous flying machine of Dnrlua (Irean. it won't go. If U. -'. oan be elected, ho.T Is It to be accom plished ? Can it bo dono by New l'ork, whose electorate rowcted him In '88 by IS 000 ma jority, whose Democratic, lenders, workers, and voters are bitterly opposed to him, nnd In whose eltr of Buffalo be cannot control even his old w.vrd I Citn It be accomplished by earning Massachusetts, or Pennsylvania, or Oblo. all of which in Presldentlnl years have nererswerved from their llcpiilllcnnlsm V Will rsebrnsfca. Iowa. Ivanfas. or nny west ern Htate. whose free.eolnnge sentiments tie hns so constantly offended, do it I Will tbe Mugwumps do It. who. by their fatal support, defeated Davenport nnd Milter 7 will theex-orficebolderH.who, lOO.Oi m strong, backed by all tbo power nnd patronage of the Federal Government, were yet unable to elect tbe great free trader I Common sense, to all these questions, an sweiano. But how, then, and by what. then. Uh. Cleveland ahouter. do tou oxpecttoeleet your candidate Ot do you really, honestly think he can be elected any way ? A Clinton Counti Democbat. Plattsbuboh, N, Y., Aug. 21. Virginia Kaoi'a Uogua Count Locked U Again. Proat lit FMUHetphl lueor Tba Count da Montereole, known In everyday Ufa by the common name of Carruatl, lately yeleaied from the artatocratlo work ot quarrying at tba Home of Cor rection, wat found yeilardar In a draroailo attitude fiondertD? about hla dlroreed wire, Vlreinle Knot of I'lttabursb. when ha wat taken In charge at a ratr.nt, at Klrlith and Ch.lttlan tlreeta, by a hard hearted po llcemaa Then ha wat lad before Uagittrale k'ane. who aeat blm back to hla former Ufa at lha lloaie of Correction. Kaplalty la (Seattle. From tin I'ort rowNKiii Mamlnt Uattr. X Seattle woman hu tara married twice dlroreed onca. and It now tulni for a dlrona from hertecond hutbaud, all within fourteen uoatl.a, and yat aoma people ity Seattle la a a'ow place. Oornaan In Georgia. From tlitt Savannah A'cici. The steady rrowib of Mr. Uorman'a popularity U be flonlnt ts attract a (real deal of attention, Worka Both Ware. etth Curltt -Now, all yon hare to do Is to believe tbat you are cured, a'ld you are cured. VTIIIIem Ann AllrUthl, and all yon berate do la to belicrethat I lute lull our hill, and it la paid. hue Knew lllm. "Which tree la moit piolinor1 atkid rtmnlboy of VluScadda. , "I think It out bt tbe cbtttsut," replied the. .HinHiLM Sww UBit rssiox vNioy norr.v. A Tale or Mntlny Brought In by tne Hhlf Frederick Ill'llnse. The Amorteai ship Frederick Bllllnga ar rived In this port from Havre yesterday morr ing flying her ensign union down. Tbe Patrol steamed alongside nnd Cart. Herbert II. Wil liams turned over threo sailors, who were In irons, to the police. He charged the men with mutiny. Thoy nre Edward Clark and Thomaa Hayes, Americana, and James Ilenth. an Eng lishman, and they aro In Ludlorratraetlall.to be examined on Monday. Tho Froderlck Hillings Is owned by Snow A Durgesa. Cnpt. Williams says tho three men were shipped at Hnvro. They made trouble from tho start, ho any. When the ship atattcd from Havre, on July 28. In tow, they nltonipled to cut tho low line. Being detocted by Boatswain Emll Muor. thev selr.ed blm and lnld him over the rail, preparatory to throwing blm overboard. The mate eni ana forward and Mived Muer. The Bailors, under tu leadership ot limes. Claik. nnd Heath, thon drew knives and drovo the Iionlhwaln and tbe rnntp back to the uiiarler deck. Then (.apt, Wllllanie ap peared on deck revolver tn hand. " The Itrat man who nuts a foot on this quar ter derkwlllget hla brains blown out." he The inutinocrs were put In Irons. Noxt morning, on promises to bjbnve. thoy were released. Hare, however, trlrd several times to set up a tevo t. according to tho t aptntn a etorv. nnd on Aug. 2U. ho waa put In Irona ncitln. Hoath nnd Clark attempted to ifletise him and wore put in Irons also. '1 ho three prisoners tolls vory dl.ierent etorr. They snythntths mutiny chnrgn Is, trumped Jin to prevent thorn from i roaecuting the Cnptnlplor cruelty. ' We novor levolted." enld, Clark yester.iay. " We were aciireely clear of the dock In Havre bolero Ilontsnulo Muerrnn up to where Hayes wasRtNndlns-nndbitiilM aterrlflo blow over thehoadwi ha capstan bnr. Tho blow epllt llayos'sbuadoin. and he, was unconscious thtue Hours. Tba crew gathered around ana protested against eueh, treatment, and said they wouldn't t-nll with the Billings. Ten of ns demanded to be taken back to Havre, but wsie ordeied Into the forecaatlo Instead. Shortly nttnrwurd Mato Heady came forward nnd said Hint the Captain wanted to see Jim Hoath. Jlmialuapd to go alone. The rest of Ub oflurcd to accompnuv blra. , , " Tho Captain pulled out a revolror nnd ordeied us all to stand still. Then, he said: 'Tho first man that moves gotB bis brains blown out.' The mato wns then told to Iron iia. Soven of us were hundcu trod nnd carried between docks. Thero the Captain had two ? trips ot timber nailed across the beams, lopes waro nttached to our wrist, and we were triced up for cloven hours. The ropes were drawn taut, and we were raised to our tiptoes. The men were taken alek and almost fainted. We beggod to be let down. If only for a few moment?, hut were leered at by the Cap tain, tbe mates, and the boatswain. Aftorwe had been up about nine hours I managed to slip my ropes nnd let the rest clown. We were immediately discovered, though, and this time wo wete raised a little higher. The agony was terrible, and when the next morning we were let down the change made us all faint. "Tbe following'! huredaytbeCaptnincauebt Hayes washing his wounded bead, tie cursod Hayes at a terrific rate, nnd when Hares pre tested grabbed bim by tho collar and dragged liliu along tbe deok, pummelllug blm with hts list as be wont along. He struck the .wound aevoral time, and each time Haves yelled out with palu. Jim Heath nnd 1 heard blm. and rati up to see what was the matter. The Cap tain demanded to know wbnt we wanted. We told blm we didn't think it waa right for him to abure a wounded man. We were abused and put in irons again. That was just seven date ngo. and we have been living on bread and wator ever since." . , . A reporter told Capt. Williams what Clark hnd said. " Tbe accusations are ridlculons."sald Capt Williams. "These men came on board at Havro expressly to make trouble. Hayes was put In my care by Usear F. Williams, the United Staffs Consul nt Hnvro. who took blm out of a jail In Itouen where he was sent for assaulting a. Norwegian sailor. Mr. Williams told me tbat he wna a bad man and warned me to look out for bim. Tbe story about tricing tbe men up until thor stood ontlptoe la untrue. Tbelr wrists were fastened to a beam abovo tbelr beads, but they wero not obliged to raise themselves at all." XBBT KKOIf TTZrE.Y THET'JtE HOT. Stock Broker Bevolt Asalnat the Davie Sretem or Ventllntlon. At noon yesterday, when the humidity was most oppressive and exasperating, trouble broke out on the New York Stock Excbango. Members stood nnd bellowed at the gray- coated messengers and jesticulated savagely toward the great windows on New street. Every one of these windows was closed tight The dust from hundreds ot shuffling feet was In the nlr. The perspiration rolled down tbe brows of tho broketa, " Throw ud those windows '." roared one aniiad. If those fellows don't klek out those win dows we will." bellowed anethor contingent. Then tbe parboiled brokers rushed toward the windows and forcibly compelled the mes sengers to open them. The messenger de clined to net until foroed to. and it was subse quently learned that they were noting under orders of Joshua W. Davis of the Committee ot Arrangements. Tho Irate ones pitched Into Mr. Davis, and wanted to know why In thunder he kept all the windows closed on such a dny. Mr. Davis attempted to stem the tide of criti cism. He believed in ventilation, be did. Hut bo had a theory ot hla own. Ashe advanood bis theories the brokers constantly Interrup ted. They didn't care a copper for Mr. Dnvlats theories. If the windows are not open every day they will kick them open. The system of Tentllatloo according to Mr. Davis Is centred lu the two big fan, which br hla direction have been placed In the dome-like roof over the board room. These fans welsh a couple or tons apiece nnd thoy whirl all dny. Mr. Davbeara this whirling would be of mo 'possible advan tage from a ventilating point or view If tho windows aro open. He wants the fans to throw down the fresh air and keep It on tbe prem ises, not let it nut. The brokers say tbat tbey want a draught. They want the windows open. Mr. Davla was dazod by tbe united op position otttbe brokers to his ideas on ventila tion. The Committee on Admissions of tbe Ex (hxnge yesterday reinstate 1 Edward Brandon, who (ailed a year ago. BIr. Brandon has mndo a settlement with his eredltora. and all tho boys were glad to sco him back. BAXDITH IX CUIX.i. Tbey are Terrorizing the Province or Wencbon laMIIIng All who Opnona Them. Ban FnANcisco, Aug. 17. Advices from Shanghai ear that n gang of S00 armed bandits Bro creating havoo in the province of Wrn chow. Their proeross through the country has been marked by tho most cruel and cold blooded crlmos. Villages havo boonlburned right and left when hospitality bas beou re fused them, and tho Inbabttnnts, men, womon, and children, have been slauchteiod. Tho ob ject of the bandits seems tn bo to capture In fluential peotilo nnd hold thorn for ransom. J hoy havo nlrendy selod tlie grnndson nnd only living roatlvo of a wealthy eld rann living near Uencliotv, and thev havo sent rcpontej florantulri for a urge amount nr rrmn rn theaUlicfrdgiauil'atlier, accompanied on each occasion by a piece of tho uultirttinnte hoy'n flesh. Ono i ay a slice or his onr. another day a strip of skin taken from his back, and so on. lleoentlythe gang has boon travelling gouMi waril looting, burning, nnd murdering as thny proceeded. When ihe Consul nt Wenchow tlrat liecnmo convinced of the alarming state of af fairs, lio took such meaiuroa as wero in his power for the protection of tho residents The lUptdltloa to I.nbrador, Por.Ti.ANn, Me , Aug. 27.-Tha latest advices received by tho Aiirtrtiier from tho corre spondent on the Bowuolnoxpedliloo to Lab rador say tbat tho eiplorlng party had started to ascend Grand River to discover the falls. A rival .party from Philadelphia was found at the mouth of the river, but the Bowdoln men got six days' start oi them. At last accounts tlie vesso of tho oxpodltlonwnaeruUlngln Lake Melv .lite. engaged in selentlflo searches nnd aaaitlng the, return of the explorers. Ther nre expected back, from tbe falls on Sept. lu. All ate reported woll. ' Rrlttab Coloulre In tbo Poatal Union. rostranstcr Van Cott 1ms received from Washington offlolol notlco that all the colo ntesof Bouthand West Australia. New South Wales. Victoria, Queenaland, Now Zealand.land itSn""! rVl.!l fi1" ,h, Universal Postal In on on Oct. 1st. ns w n so British New Guinea and the Fiji Islands! On ai 5 afta? that date tbe postseo to thoso polonies will be tlio samo ns to other countries of the Poatal In! in;50.'in,sp"r. '",,1ir ounce for letters, and I cent fur each two ounces on newspapers, bpoka. and other, printed mutter aud on mml plesof marcband ao. The Tonapklaa Nqnare Vonataln TJavelled. The drinking fountain erected by the New York Moderation Boclety In Tompkins square, C Ji fSTl"16!? m ""terdar;s Bon. was unveiled m.,tTrrnnr'.li'Jnoon .b" Vico-Preaidfot Hylva uus Lyon of iho society. No Var, from J06lfrn lift v!?2!!pTDl Vu l00t uui" ne fcrotta-Sa. what fori i.,?!li?rTl0 . lf "' aa a man there I crdita-leu lorcet, dear, tbat thu n a tuiamer hots TUB CUIUS OF DIlVXUEXXESa. Hpeech by n Rueceeefut Pntlent tn lit. ., low rJufrercr. Jron A Jwi Frptttt The lion Th"me ".Ward, atcrrdine tothri,.inm., memnere of lio- Hi Chloti le of o,IJ t t, of it,, ffi.J Ineittute or liwliht. Ill deuvere.l an adureetiJi, ,.''?' eiuhiipoti hit departure frntn OMiiit mi,, refeitia! tohla.trifHeaeatnat the liquor nM,lt an I iti.i,,;,' ir.lnatlvn to vtlt Uatrht. the ei Ibiigrtsituati i,, . aerved three termi. coniliiued " "' " I have taken tho treatmont throurh the t r. scribed period and ntn about to go nwn 1 im. Hove that 1 ani thoroughly, rniiirali, porma. nenily cured of tlie appetite for intovi, n-t, drinks. But now. my friends, will jott poii,.,! roe to speak a few plain worda of caution nni admonition to you l 1 address m-d i,a,i ' tilnrly tothe loung men of the clul. (,!,. ynutobolieve thnt lu ail this world it I-in". loslb!o for you tn And Buy one ho N , deeper sympathy with you than 1 am. t, . you havo atttlored, 1 hare aulleied, Inurix. Iicrlence has been mrevporlence. and I fmr With you In eierylioho which gladdona tour hearts, and so I nm ante you will believe I on be nctuated by noim but good motive ),,! 1 nm about to ear. Becanse of my greater nun my oxperlenco la naturally greater nnd mora varied thnn yours, ion have thpi-ntbiiainsin which belongs to vouth. Enthusiasm I orirn a cood thing to novo, but it mar also ben terr dnneeroua thing when not tompoiud audcoa. trollod by sound judgment. , " Dny after dny at the meetings nt this club I have heard men exclaim In their jnr nnd grati tude. 'I know I am cured." 'Iain certain t shall never drink agnln.' Bur, my friacif. tho nature of the ease. It Is Impossible for vou to know tho future-we may hope, and tielleve but none of ua can know until wo ahall have hetm te-ted by time and temptation. Letusntverbs forgetful of tbe sorrowful past: nf Its broken promises : Us violated Pledges; Its solemn vows ruthhvnlr trodden under our foet. Why. mr friends, t be whiskey habit Is the deadliest toe of tho human race. I hnve f oon men who war fearless In the preneneo of a battery fall rrr-e. trate before this torrlbl foe. I havo soen the noblest men no down lu dishonor under the shafts of this subtle and most Meachcroui onomy. Temperance socletlos have not Bared you; tho church has not saved you; the prayers of wives nnd motheis and sisters and dnugb tors have not saved you. Time and agal i you have arisen, only to fall ncaln. each fall leBaen jug your will power, and the next fall la sura te be greater than the last. Did you ever h?ar what a fall tbnt old Virginia dnrkey got In file dream ? He said he hnd a dream, and this Ii the wny he told It: '1 dreamed I was layln' at tho foot ob Jacob's ladder and tie angel obfle Lord ha oome and he aav, " Get up. Jim." and I gotup; and rie nugel any. Climb dat ladder, Jim," nnd I dumb: nnd then ho say, "Climb higher. Jim." and I clnmb higher: ond then hi aav. "Climb still higher. Jim." and I dumb higher nnd higher, and pretty soon 1 get tods top nnd 1 dun couldn t eltmbno mo'tandds angel ob do Lord he say. "Jump. Jim. iump" and I tumped and I got the d dest fall sine tho fall ot Adam.'. . . ' My friends, it la my sincere conviction that the man who conies to Dwlght and takes this treatment nnd then goes back to whiskey will get hla final and his latal fall. For myself I am sure It would mean swift and certain destruc tion, lor the last bone would forever fade from mylicnrt. Better, far better.it would be lor any one nf ns that he had never come hers at all than that he should come and go away and atrlke bta colors to tbe enemy. " 1 bnve beard, with Bad misgivings, some ot the lettsrs trad by our aeeretaty from patlantt who have recently left here, in which thtr boast nf being able to go Into saloons ani call for lemonade Instead of whiskey. Gentle men. I cntreut you not to trifle with dnnter In that way. It is perilous for yon tn do io. It may Involve destruction ot body ani soul. I lntond never to take any such chance again. It la my solemn delermlnatloa' to never again Intentionally entor any place where intoxicating llijnor is sold If I can pos sibly avoid doing so. 1 am not strong enough to lucur the risk, and you ate not strong enough. Dr. Keelcy cannot give nny of us sum. clout strength to make It a safe thing todo-hs oannot work miracles. I thoroughly believe ha has destroyed tbe poison fn my blood and com pletely renovated mr physical system, nnd tbat 1(1 fall again it will be my own fault; but 1 also believe thnt the strength Imparted to ynu and to me by tbe trontment recolved here will constantly and forever need to be ro nforoed brtb exercise of tbe willpower which God has given us. " My friends. In what I have aald it has not bcea my purpose to question, in the sllghte.t degree, tbo efllcaoy of the gold enro. 1 turn doslred only to admonish you to be not over confident. The gold cure will save you it you will permit it to dolts perfect work: but it can not save you If you ever wllfnllv or thr. uth neallgenoe permit to be rekindled tho iircs which it bas extinguished. . "Mr friends, It la probable that we shall nevrr nil meet again when we pass from this bad to day: but the Individual experience of eacbot us at Dwlght will bo an important part lu th measurement of our future lives It will either make or mar our fortunes In Its resu ts 1 part from you with sentiments or sincere re gard, and In bidding ynn good-by I add tbe homoly words ol Tiny Tim: 'God bless us every one' " I.Eli A. FKDEBAC CllAROK. Probably the Only Confederate Ofaeer Wko Ever Had that Hener. from the SL Louis t7too-ireoera. " I think I am the only survivor of tho Con federacy who led a Federjl charge." aald Mnior .1. W. McClung of Han Francisco. "This sin gular thing I did. and here's how It waa: 1 win at tbe battle ot Belma. I was carrying orders and had to pass straight through the town. It was terribly hot, and I had my ooat oft We bad captured a wagon train a few days before and out ot the e polls 1 had appropriated a brand-new Federal cavalry hat. uo 1 did n t look unlike a Yankee officer. "In tbe main street of Kelma I met an aide named Brown a gallant fellow. He shouted to me that our line bad been broken au. I tbat Armstrong was falling back, and told me to get nut or I'd be taken. Then Armstrong aid bis start galloped paat, and the General, recog nizing ua, called otu: 'You muat hurry out of this, geotlemep, Tbey are olose on our beels.' "Brown had a de'patch for Col. Johnson, and be said be would wait and deliver It lf he died forIL While we were talking, pistols In bnnd. a column of Federal cavalry swung into tbo street where we stood, coming full tilt. Wo wero so taken by surprise tbat we could not cat away. Brown had on a new uniform that hnd just run tbe blockade, and he was a good tercet. Half a dozen troopers dashed out from tbe linn to catch him. , "Wo were riding for our Uvea. Brown a llttlo in tbe lead, ao that It looked as though I was chasing hlra. The pursuers passed me and overhauled Brown, and I caught a glimpsa oi blm as I passed, down on his back working a revolver, with a group ol tbe enemr about him. all ahootlng down at him and rut ting nt him with their sabres. "By this time 1 was nt the head of the column, which had not slackened lis mad iae. For a: least a mile I rode at their bead, exchanging remarks about the retreat oi ths rebs and joining in tbe cries ot Hurry: lets catch Armstrong.' Ab we name to a fide street that ran down to tbe rlvor 1 dashed ut and swerved sharply, nnd thon I ro le for dar Ills. In a second tbey wore uttor me, and 1 1, o bul lets sang all around me. "I never hailed, but plunged off a low plsr Into the water and swum straight across to wher our pi-oide writ trying to form a new front. Tho water wns torn by a jer foot raluof bullets, but I wm not scratched, and my horse was nnlv slightly wounded I wmild ilka much to know tho namo of mr Fed eral commander," bVXHKAIH. -A mapping turtle uol much lareer il an INle dol lar aunt hie epotted elicit aud ealinmi o.'u'rd nnk 'a the laaroof lha hlrrra I eoue watrr.l.f Ii tne I ol"" iiuare fount itn and dlldee tiub.ir atienilon win Hit eparrnwi that hop down there to ht..e The III) leatet are fully fourteen luchee In dlameitr at i etnly mpietl the turtle a weight "Loult arauot cverylhliw," hut enmetlin'i lliey co.int. even In a Online-. ny, A anon (ul retail tho' merchant In thlaeltytayt thut It 'uU leton!''"" a year to him If bit thort aud very t riad font trt i ar row and lung. Vctoneofthe moit iuicik'uI f"iat maiiliuret In town bltea her ual't tlmo" doenio the quick and thut deitr)k the hrai I) it It' ll"1 A curlout hit of I'cal hltiory It emt aimed tu IM name of one of the ton.hl.t In Nrw t'atleci'ialf. DeL The name at ru tpetltil It ' I'enci'lrr "i' " ll.atof ttietoirn.li 1 1. In uhich I et tl e lh """' arttled about soo jearaaeo by a "etii loiuny i"" whota descendant! .till bold larie of ihetrart In ma mtdttof the Welsh fort tlande 'rn ml Hie "" crD tlderablt eminence in Delaware, and rnicader l 1 aeluttil cnrrupllon of tba Weiah I'au adr, t"-1 meant Hie great lull or the hill fort Th catif man named their tonnit.lp In honor of 1'icli't "' Bark. To thit (lay the candle enda of ll.e w elan inu.n are found In the un nrled r"i i f Iron III. -rreeldent llarrltnn hat rtcemd ta-n ill" buietaet veachet from a Democratic petch crwr In I" " The et me wan atm two hatleteof h t httt pearl ette I'reildeiit Clereiand In isss. When a l.epub ican neighbor announced hit Intention toeenl iwobtiteit to the Hepubllcan occupant of the White lloute i'.ou.J tbara be a goed crop, during the neil I'retldent a linn, tba Democrat wat to tart that Mr. fltt-tlend tucctad hlmaelf that he volnateered to furnlih I" fruit to Iho nail ocennent of me White Hon' no matter who he might he In fuld inent of ih t att' meuu the peachet wertttcttoUr llarrho" "' ' " Hay in tape May. One of the mott charming tpoti In Oolnam tut d a Ing, atptclally during lha dog dart and until the leatei begin to fall. It the wide rear porch of the riayort Club. The home facet Oramercy I'ark, and llaa lit rear and Nineteenth tlreet only Iteet and ibruot.c tr Intervene, while at the wett It the yardcf treTlid'" menilen, ebadad by a great American pop'ar and iT of Taradlie Fitting In Ihlt balcony one fadti'd'1 cult t" Imagine that he la in the tearl of le Ufa An hour later, when ellllng emoting in the iluen air rouuutd ti tl e garucred rellra of the r"'- u,e " , Carrlek.l'egWomngtcn, aud the aiheiof dudum" that once enthralled the world. II ligulte atdiCcullte Imat-lnt that tbe Bodtra basinet ob ike hataou) wai s miuy, - aMtaMatkaanSMJSTatl