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I 6 THE SUN, FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 1890. -, ; 1 rtft iSfe ex. ? FRIDAY. JUNK SO, 1800. r - ' ' flnhaerlptlon br Mull PasM'arid, DalXT, per llonth BO ISO t PAII.Y, pir Year l o i J StOilDlY, p'rTesvr OI) " &AH.YANIIBUNDAV. per Year BOO Vti WILY ANDBUNIIAY, p-r Stonth 10 Postage to Foreign Countries added. I THE fllW. Kew York CUT. I If wrfrirn&t lean ntw ua n-fts. Mnumtpli ir E r-sMfealton irirt fo iar rejected artMtt rrturned, v .Ajy inwff in ait casts nd sta-M" or laal purpose. ' B Loom. Naws. The City and Bul.nrbnc Kewt Bursar, of fc tbsCxrntn Pm acd Nct' Yonw Aiawxi vtep Tnraa A lilt II to Ann street. AUInfortnatienandrtocii' ttenln for public nt a Instantly dlsssnilnaled bilbo E prtltoMh whole country. ft . R Three Qncattontt for tho President ami Ills IVIcmls. . If Mr. Clkveland cannot bring hlinsolf ion direct and wiunro repudiation of tho ' I third-term effort In his behalf, ho mny no- compllsh tho annio end by nnswcrltiK tho ,. ) following questions, directing his answer, j, after his usual custom, to any correspondent I whom ho may select! ' Do you subscribe to the declaration of tho Democratic House of Representatives of tho " j Forty-fourth Congress that " the precedent i established by "WAsniNOTON and other Pres- i3 ldonta of tho United States In retiring from tho Presidential olllco nfter their second jf term has bocomo by universal concurrence I. apart of our republican system of Eovcrn- i mont; and nny departure from this tltne- t honored custom would be unwise, unpatrl- f. i otic, and fraught with peril to our free In- f j. stltutlous"? p ' Do you nsree with Samuel J. Tilpkx, tho i, flnit Democrat elected to tho Presidency t since tho war, In holding that " tho Father r of His Country set tho original cxamplo r against a third term In tho Presidential "( & office as a guide to all his successors, and as !jL B an unwritten law of tho American peoplo"f 1 1" Do you share the feelings of that Amcrl jr r can patriot and earlier Democratic leader, XjjL THOMAS Jefferson, bo that you can truly B 8 gay with him, "If a President should con s' fi sent to be a candidate for a third election, I Iff trust that ho will be rejected"? ft $ Theso are grave questions, precipitated by f tho course of Mr. Cleveland and his m j friends, yet easily answered. If tho Prcs Jg Went answers them, saying Yea to every w jg one, he can prove that, after all, he puts S I the gold standard of the currency and the 9, future prosperity of tho Democratic party 8 above personal ambition. 1, g Theso are wholesome questions, too, for si B every Democrat to answer who In the past I, Pi has been identified in any degree with tho BCs cause of Clevelandism, and who is nowen UAm deavoring to keep tho Democratic party, I B. mistrusting the still threatening Cleveland I - Ism, from flying to free silver. . And don't be afraid to speak all at once. ft 1 f Tho Transformation of London So il i cicty. f ? lady Jeune, whose former contributions f on social subjects to a well-known period!- . cal attracted a good deal of attention, has ; written for a recent number of the Stit- , t urday Review an article on " English Socl- fr ; ety As It Is." What she says is interesting 1. ; as showing how thoroughly London shares K tho tendency exhibited by somo other great m U capitals to make the willingness to spend ff money profusely tho principal factor in tho it attainment of social position. ft It Is well known that In New York what f' ft used to bo described as tho " old families " Bk-'k have gone Into permanent eclipse. Nobody K i cares anything about them; they are scl- i dom heard of; outside of a few country j S neighborhoods In tho Hudson River Val- V i ley or on Long Island their names cannot y. ' bo conjured with. Pretensions founded I i upon oncestry would in this town bo re- celved with a guffaw. Much the Rame thing may be said of Paris, whero the needy rem- I nant of tho .Faubourg St. Germnln retains IrC" scarcely a shadow of its former influence. ; U In Vienna, on tho other hand, descent and i station still count for everything, and in Berlin for nlinost everything, although : great military distinction can there sur- I ;' mount every barrier. At tho Hapshuho ; ; court no Rothschild has ever been received, and If in tho Prussian metropolis a duugh- ; j tor of tho multi-millionaire, Jlcrr Uleicii- ; 5 IIOEDEII, were suffered to attend an nristo- ' cratlc ball, tho most clumsy nnd beggarly of i subalterns would deem it demotion to t dance with her. At St. Petersburg the slt- uatlon is unique, for thero social prestige, like every other immunity and privilege, f I may bo attoined, nnd may bo forfeited, at E f tho will of tho Our. I R Lady JEUSK asserts that from this point I I of view London at the present moment is il hardly distlnguishulilu from Now York, and tL has nothing in common with Vienna and ! H Berlin. What used to constitute n right to i,JF enter society In England tho fact ttiutoms's 'B graudpaients weroin it has been discarded. l E' Ancestry no longer forms a valid credential. fl "Birth and rank," so wo aro told, "count for nothing unless they bring with them ! 1 Into tho great market of society otlier C claims to surress." What nro the other S claims? According to Liuly .IKI'SK, "tho I best claim to 1b a leader of f.ashlonnblu 1 Bociety In England is W lo nblo to provide, B ' and to provide, tho Kicotest amount of i E amusement." It follows, of course, that j the mere povpsslon of great wealth couutH r I for nothing; it must bo lavishly expended J I for tho entertainment of society. Every 4 nion or woman, to Ihj socially ellgihlo at all, ! r must contribute his or her mite to tho com- 5 mon fund of nmusempnt,and those whocon- tribute thn largest amount am the ncknowl- edged iicnds of thu great world. J.idy Jku.vk Id doubtless right in J thlnkini: that it could not !o othcr t w'.te, for wlillo in London tlio scalo of ' living and the standard of rnjoymc-nt and f of luxury have iinir.t'.'iecly rlwii, tho terrl- ff torial aristocracy hi'. bc:ii broKeu down by agricultural depression, and .1 moneyed J aristocracy has ut'cessiri'y taken its phue. I t "Whether this is an id;vl utato of thlnss she L i does, not think it woith while to inquire, I E but lt'nvei that arndomle question to tho I i !ut!Iiiorr. temjnrtH wit. That it Is iniirli j t nioro nniuslng, much mnro Interesting, than I tho stale of things which it has (superseded, ho has no doubt whatever. " There Is less rostraint," u'nt says, " moro sen to of chjoy- ment, and we get much better valuo for our B pain, and tnonoy than iu tho day when a H cold excluslvtuess constitutetl the dla- HHHH 1 rtifr'"'11'1"""111 '" 'wn tlnctlve mark of a good but very dull society." What was simply a narrow aris tocratic caste, impcnotrabls accept by monoy annexed under tho fnrm of marriage, has been swept away, and tho hotorogencous mans, which now calls Itself good hoclcty, is nt any rate ccr and sharp enough not to bo gulled by gammon about birth and rank, or to receive any ono who doos not posses, Home special, personal qualification for enrollment In Its rank,. It 1, not wealth only which 1, cltglhio, though wealth splendidly expended Is the condition of leadcishlp. Artists, men of letters, men of science, even actors, aro admitted to so ciety, precisely In proportion ns they aro personally qualified to contribute to Its Amusement. In Lady Jr.trKK's opinion, tho blondlnirof literary, scientific, artistic, nud political elements, which Is now the pe culiarity of London society, gives It a dis tinction which no other society possesses In tho same degree. Yet nothing Is moro cur tain than thnt most of tho brilliant men nnd women who now adorn it would h.ivo Ih-oii debarred from It fifty years ngo. It would lie preposterous, nho thinks, to regret their recognition, or to deny that they have added to society a apodal charm, which no aristocratic extluslvcness could bestow. Tho sum of It all is that wlrit wo see In London, which Now York Is In tho wny to Imitate, I, a highly luxurious society, dom inated, indeed, by wealth, provided this Is expended with tnagnlllceuce, but which has thu good sonss to attract a congregation of "nil tho talents." Tho l'rcsldeut anil tlio Non-Candidates. Mr. William C. Whitney goes to Chi cago having declared not only that he Is not a candidate, but also that ho would noi, ruu if nominated or servo If elected. Tho Hon. WILLIAM E. Rl'ssi.LLof Massa chusetts goes to Chicago having declared that ho is no longer n candidate; that ho will not nllow his nnmo to bo presented to tho Convention. The Hon. James E Campbell of Ohio, In an Interview at Columbus on Tuesday which has not yet attracted much nttentiou outside of his own State, announced that ho Is not to lu considered as a candidate for tho Presidential nomination. Tho avowed purpose of all of theso gontle mon is to keep the party In line, if possible; that is to say, to prevent a split between tho gold-standard Democrats and tho sllvcrttes. Their interest in tho Convention is strictly impersonal. If any ono of them has enter tained at any previous tlmo the hopo that he might bo Democracy's standard bearer in 181)0, ho has renounced personal am bition as a necessary preliminary for effec tivo leadership now. A somewhat curiousdespatch from Wash ington appeared on Wednesday In tho Phll nciWpfilci Record. It professes to describo the relations of Mr. CLEVELAND to tho efforts which Mr. WHITNEY, Mr. RUBSELL, and others are expected to make nt Chicago. According to this authority, Mr. CLEVE LAND, who would like very much to bo with his family at Gray Gables, has remained in Washington, not to await important In formation from Cuba, but " because he can better here than in Massachusetts wind up tho sound-money campaign." It happens thnt when this announcement was made of Mr. CLEVELAND'S active Inter est and confining labors iu behalf of sound money, tho President, as a matter of fact, was away on a fishing trip on tho lighthouse tender Violet; but that Is not the main point. Tho Record's correspondent goes on to say that Mr. CLEVELAND " is devoting most of his time nnd effort to the work of trying to stop the freo-colnago men from working their will at Chicago." It was "a personal nppe.il from tho President which brought ex-Secretary WHITNEY so actively to tho front in this matter." Similar ap peals have "brought and will bring other sound-money leaders Into cooperation with Mr. Whitney, to tchom he has committal the public management of the. sound money movement from this time on." Meanwhile Mr. CLEVELAND, by writing let ters and arguing tho money question with prominent Democrats, especially in the South and Southwest, has been trying to prevent the disastrous consequences of " tho general apathy among sound-money Demo crats In Congress and In the country." Finally, we ure told that Mr. Cleveland " was the first of tho sound-money loaders to realize that tho free-coinage men would have a majority at Chicago;" thnt ho had extreme difficulty in arousing even the members of his own Cabinet; and that ho has lacked "tho support ho ought to have had In such n patriotic undertaking." Tho reason why Mr. Cleveland hns not had tho support ho expected In his " patri otic undertaking" Is iiorfectly plnln to nil men, gold-standard men nnd silverites alike. It is because ho held on to tho hopo of a third term for himself ns tho reward of his " efforts for sound money;" nnd held on un til it was too late to removo from tho minds of tho great majority of Democrats tho con viction that Mr. Cleveland was risking tho destruction of tho Democratic party for a slender chnnco of emolument for himself. It wns oidy nt thn lat moment, when condition, were desperate and Hiicres-, well nigh hopeless, that ho "committed the man agement of tho sound-money movement from this timo on " to Mr. Whitsey and tho other non-cnndldntcH, nnd allowed his friends to utter through tho Record tho re marknblo complaint nbout tho " general apathy" which ho himself had created, and tho Inch of support which he himself had rv polled by persisting in a selfish nnd Impos sible ambition. As n non-tnndidato Mr. Cleveland could hnvo done much for tho eauso of sound money. As n third-term candidate ho has dono worso than nothing. Tim Naval War College. The officers detailed to tho War Collego nt Newport nro Just now enjoying tho ndvnn tugo of u course of lectures on naval strat egy by Cnpt. A, T. MAIJAN, n world-renowned ctudent of tho nrt of war nud of tho Influencfl of sea power upon history. Congress was liberal, at tho late session, to tho Institution on Coasters Harbor Island, nud under the nblo guidance of Capt. II. C. TAYI.OH, tho successor of Cnpt. Mahan ns its President, It may now count on n year at least equal In usefulues, to nny In tho past. Iu nn address of Cnpt. Tayloh on tho work of tho Nnviil War College, recently published, thero is ono point worthy of gen eral nttentiou nt this time. The question for us just now, ho hold", "Is not of n Inrgo or small navy, but of how we will some day uso whatever foreo mny bo placed in our hands." Wu could lcnr to have eight of our vessels, ho says, beotcn by twelve of nu enemy's, if our eight wero well fought; but if twelvo of ours should bo beaten by an enemy's eight through a lack of skill aud traiulng on tho part of their officers, the result, iu hi, opinion, would bo nothing lew than 0. supreme national calamity, n. B'-'lirf ,-"' " ""' rli'?W" I'Jtlt ""mZZL " Wo can endure defeat, If discreditable, no licttcr than otlier races. What they may drend in loss of territory given up to tholr conquerors wo have to fear In tho shnpo of a weakening national sentiment tending soino day to disintegration of the body politic." Thero Is a thought hero for U1010 who hold thnt tho cost of national defence Is greater than thnt of tho dnmngo It seek, to protect us from. The Indemnity which a lctorlotts enemy exacts, In dollar, nnd cents, 1, not nil tho lo which tho van quished sufTcrs. Whllo tho wonderful growth of our country In popula tion, area, resources, nnd It, progress In all tho arts of peace, nre no doubt a cnuso of pride, It is also trtio that Its proved ability to defend Itself on tho battlefield Is also n isourco of patriotism and a stimulus to tho national spirit. Let that confidence bo lost by a great and humiliating defeat, and thero I, no saying what tho effect of such an ex perience, hitherto unknown, might Ikj on our fnto as n nation. Tho lesson Is not that of providing great nrmles nnd nivles, for, as Cnpt. Tayloh says, no thinking naval ofllcer would advo cate them for this republic; but it is thnt of making defenco adequate, and success In war prolmblo, and oven defeat not discredit able Wo need to have tho army nnd tho navy of tho best, whatever their slro; nnd wo must hnvo not ouly tho best of ships nud guns, but officers who aro tho best trnlucd In tho nrt of war, which I, after nil simply tho highest education in their profession. Export Testimony. Tho expense nnd dlsngreenblo publicity of the FLEMINO trlnl will hnvo been profitably Incurred it it results In soino dellulto move ment for tho reform of tho prnctico now governing tho introduction of expert testi mony iu criminal coses. Rarely, If ever, have tho defects of expert testimony lieen presented so umuistnkably ns In this ease. A fair estimate of thu cost to tho defence nnd tho prosecution separately for tho expert evidence introduced Is Sl, 000. Theso eminent and high-priced scien tists contradicted each other directly and explicitly, as they always do. Tho scientists employed br tho prosecution declared that tho symptoms of Mrs. Dt.ISs'3 Illness wero thoso of arsenical poisoning, and thnt tho autopsy and the chemical examination which followed also proved this plainly. Tho experts employed by tho defenco de clared with equal posltlvoncss that tho symptoms wero thoso of Ilright's diseaso or of ptomalno poisoning, nud that tho Indi cations of the autopsy and of tho chemical examination wero tho reverse of thoso de scribed by the other experts.- Tho chief witness for tho prosecution, ScilECLE, tes tified that ho hod found in one-half of Mrs. Bliss's stomach enough arsenic to kill n horse. As SciIEELE mado tho original examination immediately nfter tho death of Mrs. Bliss, at tho instance of Coroner O'MEAOHElt, tho prosecution was forced to produco his testimony nnd rely upon It in the trial. Tho defenco produced evidence to show that SciIKKI.E introduced tho arsenic him self into the parts of Mrs. Bliss's body given to him for examination. Members of the jury interviewed after tho trial say, without exception, that they entirely disbe lieved Scheele's testimony, nnd their ver dict thus Inferentlnlly accuses him, of course, of n crime far more infamous than that with which Mrs. Fleming was charged. Can thero bo nny duty Imposed upon the members of tho bar greater than that of moving for a drastic chango in tho laws nnd tho court practico now permitting these occurrences t Unsatisfactory Explanations. Tho physical Inferiority of tho graduates of tho City College pointed out by Presi dent MACLAY of tho Board of Education Is attributed by another of tho Commissioners to tho severity of tho collegiate course. Their tlmo Is so much occupied with study, ho says, that they have "very little left for play." Prof. Doltnvt'.s, of the college, ac counts for it bysayingthattheynro younger than college graduates generally. President MACLAY thinks that their present quar ters aro too limited, saying: "What exer cise they get Is obtained solely outside of collego hours." Yet he also expresses the fear that " a great number of them make no effort to develop their bodies." He sug gests, therefore, "a compulsory course of physical culture or gymnastic exercises." None of these explanations can Ikj called sulllcieiit. The schol.i-tic standard of the City College is not so high as that now pre vailing at thu great unuersltles, and hence severer study cannot li" required to reach It. All collego lxiys pursue their spurt, outside of collego hour-, aud if the-o students do not take exercise the re.ison Is that they do not enro for it. They aro not of u healthy and normal youthful spirit. If their pres ent course is too exacting, how can it bo mado easier by adding "a compulsory cotirso of physical culture"? It seems thnt their physical deficiency Is nscrilied by some peoplu to tho circunistnneu that oue-bnlf of them nro Jews; and tho students of that rare, President Mcl,Y thinks, nru ambition, fur thu development of their minds rather thnu their bodies. "Tliey nru of very studious habits," ho says, "and peculiarly well endowed men tally. Few of them seem to caro to equip themselves for 11 pursuit of any of tho me chanical or producing arts, but rather wish Biirh nn education nswill enable them to compete In trade) and tho professions." That Inclination Is not peculiar to tho Jews among rullegu student,. If boy, go to rollego with any sirloin purpose nt all, or If they pursue Its course with any referenc 0 to a career of future remunerative activity, they look forward usinlly to a professional life and not. to met hnniriil Industry. They expert to make their living with their heads; nnd that Is why they devote so many years to prfpuratory Intellectual training. Cui crally, thero Is no uso in sending n boy to col lege except for such a purposo, unless ho can afford tho luxury of spending tho tlmo In cultivating himself for the muro sako of thn cultivation. Surely tho people of New York ought not to bo required to pay for tho edu cational polishing of tho sons of rich men, so thnt they may bo nblo to show n collego diploma as nn ornamental bndgo of distinc tion. If they want frills they should bo compelled to pay for them, Nor Is it any c.xcuno for tho neglect of physical excrclso by tho City College stu dents that "their present quarters nro ton limited." The Culunibln boys ha'o no bet ter opportunities on thulr cullogn grounds. Tim North Itlver, the East River, and tho Harlem River nro open to tho onu no more than to tho other. No hoys In town have nt their doors great fields thiough which to run; yet tho Columbia athletes linvu won distinction. Even tho boys In tho pre paratory schools of tho town nro eager In their athlotio emulation, and honco tho lesser ago of tho City Collego graduates cannot explain their physical Infirmity. Because they are only in " "' ir,"",nTf I lul ryrrtnjrifrfTrtlirlt' nineteen Is no explanation of tholr narrow shoulders, stooped backs, and hollow chests. If they wero two year., older thoso defects would bo no less pronounced. It Is plain that thero must be something that is radically wrong with tho City Col lege. Tho methods of the Institution must crush out tho youthful spirit, of Its students; for othcrwlso It would not bo nlono among colleges In exhibiting tho discreditable physical deficiency In Its graduate, which President MACLAY ha, observed. Among tho Assistant Superintendents elcctod vestordny by tho Board of IMncntlon there Is tit least onoipialKlod by expoilcnconnd natural ability for Important service In tho re organization of tho Now York schools. Dr. AtimsoMll. PotAMi, until recoii'.lj-'Unto Super intendent of Public Instruction in Now Jersey, holds a rccomilrod place nmoni; tho forotnost ciluentors of the country. Tho crcnt Improve mont In tho public school srsteni of thnt Stnto, now second to nono la tlio United States, has been coincident with his trm of ofl'.co nt '1 ronton, ami U largely duo to his r.dmlnlntra tho tnlents, real, tart, nnd thoruiiuh compre hension ot pedagogical science. Dr. Poland Is both a theorist In tho best eensn and n nrartlinl innn. nnd his Influence ami usefulness ennnot full to bo marked In tho process of making tho Nvir Vork schnnU all that thoy ought to be. Exports In tho pamo of boxing will differ, of course. In tho Interesting ensoof Jlu Con nn and RnllorSiiAHKr.r. It ts reported thnt tho ex-clmmplon boasted that ho could put tho pnllor cut In a round and a hnlf. Assuming this report to bo trno, It Is very likely that Coiuurrr fancied that lie could repent tlio operation which bo so successfully performed on Mitch m,u Tiut StiAiiKr.Y Is no Mitchell. In 1. rough and tumble racket thu Knltor, soino think, could thrash hnlf n dozen MiTCiir.t.t.s. Next to Brt.t.iVAN, Smmikf.v may bo tho most powerful man thnt over cntorod tlio ring: and strength tells, after oil. upon tho most skilful buxor. Ciuinr.TT didn't knock BiiAiutnv out In a round and a half, nnd ho wns very far indeed from doing tho trick In four rounds. At tho end of thn fourth nnd last niund tho Pallor wanted to go on to a finish, nud It took tho united strength of three policemen to Loop him from attacking Counr.rr. Of course, inch con duct was highly unprofessional, nnd Simucnv was properly censured. Hut It pruves. nil tho snmc, that he was not much tho worso of his four-round go with the innn who was supposed to bo nblo to knock out any man In the world, and it leaves some doubts In tho minds of tho admirers of the manly art as to what might hnvo happened If the thing went on. As a re sult wo don't know bow good Sharkey Is, or bow poor Conns- Is. duuvh's nitirt:. The Fnnoni Eicnpe ofGambettn After Ilia Yoyace la n Ilnlloon. M. Dabns, who was Slalro of Kpcncuso, Olso, In 1870, hns Just died nt Clermont, aged TS. Who wns Dubus? Outsido of our small nnd respected French colony here, wo may safely fay that few of us know. And yet his name Is Imund to 1m recorded In history nnd to renmln thero until tho records of the "Ter rible Year" are lost nnd forgotten. Ho was tho man who saved Oambetta from falling Into tho hands of tho Irusslnns during tho Franco-German war. The story Is simple enough, but It very simplicity serves to tench found citizens of every country the priceless alu of patriot inn. On tho 8th of Octotwr. 1870, taking nd xantneo of a favnrnblo wind. Onmbettn, ac companied by Spuller. left Paris In n balloon. Intending to reach Tours. After calling In tho nlr ut a comparatively slow rate the bnl loon drifted toward tho north. Tho Prusslnns noticed It, gave choso, nnd tired nt It furious ly. It wns bit severnl times, but Iho holes mado In It by tJo bullets caused only a slight escnpoof gns. After tamo llttlo time, hew evcr, the leaks began to tell, nnd tho balloon Ix-gnn to descend f lowly. The fnmous trtiw cllers distinctly heard tro honrc cheers of the ene:n, who Imagined thnt their long 1 hftso urn comlnir to an end. and that ther wero about to congratulate themselves on their capture. Hut Just the., nil the remaining sand bags, together with ccrvthlng that could lo dispensed with la the mr, weru thronn out. ami unco moro tlio nlr ship pointed toward thu clouds. The fusillade hrame more furious, but tho bullets were harmli ss. A slight Increase in the wind also faxortsl the fugltixes. The , neiny was left ti hind, but ho una still In hot pur suit. The balloon. Itccomlng weaker nod weaker In buojnncy, nt lust began to de kcci.i1 gradually. 1- la-idcd In tho -vo-sls of F'lvleres, eleven Kiloiiutrcs from Ch-rmont. The Pri, s-Uns were coming on rapidh. 'IheMnlro of Tier mont. M. Dubus. who watched the balloon and saw tho dnng'T of the fugltlies, hltclud up his two strongest and fn-trsr horses to a light wagon, and 11 few moments after their landing he was driving tl.eni a! 'nil ; fed on the road to M01 tilidlvi. Iu tint ilrixe he l.it the n e ord a-.il brought (taml-e-ti u.d puller into the It lie town In safety, (it rour-e thn Prus sians louiid ihe'wllom, hut no tr.ieo of the men nhoweio In tho car. Mich Is th simple -torv nf Dubus', drle. for which he received the cros ?fthu I.e.-ln-i of Honor 111. d nn .iisji.tm iM- 1 .'uVe htu ri the Cnntrii (,( M.itiy. I 1 r vcirsngm 1. Mi ument was creeled to i.nmbetpi ii ir the spnt Hhcro hi, balloon de-c, nle t, ,1 i' tie iiiein vl.l lithe nlr hl ol is;cn 1 n- i.unl "fihi.il ctta's Oak." T1 e iimiii r of iv I. ' oil which It stood has lati I' i.l it dow 1. b en use bo did not like to h.ie pntriotii pilgrim-, anil picnickers on his projertj. This goes to iroo t'i'ii ti i're nre In l een In Franco, but, fortuunul) , they nio 111 io-i;; tho mux J '11 1 if. oif nr.roi.vTio.s.iitv jtr:coi:i.i. The tstnte U-gentn KpThs to 3.oaii Tllrm f l lite Wiir Mt'itilrtmruC. .M.liAW. .!uno!.'S. Soinu months ngo :i re quest for the loan of the revolution 10 muster rolls of Now York Main to the War Dipart ment wa uttidu through (,ov. Morton (o tho Mute Hoard of Ucgiaits. Tu-ilay It leaked out that tho llegrnts nt their meeting yesterday bud refused to loan the roll". The reipiest was mado by I.lout.-C'ol. Aiir, .'. orlh, who ha-, chirgo nf collecting revolutionary iln'a for tho na tional liovcrnmcnt, nnd was referred to I lie He. gents, hecaUHo they are custodians of the Mntn revolui.'iii iry records, 1 ho icnoliitlnn provid ing for Uie loan of tlio ro'i was iin.111 liuouslv votnl down b tho ll"onl, on tho ground that It would et'ilill'.h a bad pioceileul, nnd colleges ni.d other Mates uiiuld follow with reoucits for tho ban of similar valuable data. 'Iho llegeuts agreed to alio,' 1 l"i't.-l ol. Alnsvtorth iiiivs 10 llo' n muster rolls If bo would scud aioips of person to Alln'iy to ropy Iheio. Col. Amsworlb lias written 1l1.it this Is impossible, as h has no nvallablo appropriation to do th" work In t'ds manlier. I nless tha llegeuts reieile tloui their imi.it Inn the national hittori of n volutlonary It'cnrd, vvlilrh Is lu-ing complin! in Washing ton, will bn piintud without I Do mhtcr rnilKiif New York Stall'. The I well 1 other origin li Mntos have nlriady hmind tl elr reio-d- to the 'iVar Department, and the cop) Is nd to be urarly reedy to go to the prititoi. A font rai Sinn, "Tho moit contrary man I evor knew." i-ald Mr. Plrrllngtiin, "wns a man who ih to con trary that ho had to have his watch mado to go backward, I nevi r know Inv ho told tho time by It. nor how fnrwi.oic h could get by It; hut ll was a satisfaction to know that tw ico a day It caiiio rli.'ht In spile of him," Mnke I r.niiuirli Tor n Knelirn I'ni-tv. Fjtimt'it Witniitv.'lnn Fctntn'j yttir. Thero li a N't w York rumor whlcli hns It ihnt Thnmnsll. Kiel Intrndii i nterliiit lino n law pernor hip with flroveri lev. inudnn I John 1 nrllslciafirr SInrch4 nut. Wh) III ll.n n inieof 'hat Is fair hiis i-uinor nrjilrteil to make It a iin,,f,t to nl'li'i- thu name of Iu njaniln Itarrliion ' rtliikr'a HprlnlliiB .t'lllltv 1'IMHe.l, V'nifir M'ihi niiifl r.'IMt.i . f. Vo'i uAiiihoii) make, on- if l'ie prize winners In llmriiniiliixrie nt vIhm, 1 nt hl 1 o-iij Iis'iiumu togootl, iira-fl'-nl urn s unhr mi' "i 11 riroiln? from (Iri en lllll to S.111I u'.et 10 hrmi' ' i' ' I" -'"'P rt in 'lit ton burn tu dwehln? Ii-w A Montana Hllrerlte tVaiifa It Htl-iilcbt. rum fli IteUnu ymJcs-mlm', International bimetallism Is tha clucislciit trD tct contrived for the tintnarrrornt of lmyd- Fortu nately for the proapects of MonUua and free stiver, Montana's crop of hayseeds this year can lie counUd ob the Outers of oa hood. BV1CIDK8' MOSTJT. Tor nnd Against November. To Tim Enmm or Tub Hun Sir: Your cor respondent, Mr, Albert bcfntigwell. Is an Inter t'ftlng and animated contributor to tho columns of Tim Htx on tho suicide ipicstlon and a cour ageous contributor, too, for ho attacks tho ac curacy of the flguros published In Tiin9u.-a perilous thing todol It Is tho misfortune of nil professional stalls, tlclans, othcrwlso most amiable, kindly, and companionable men, to becnino at last pedatitlo In their wish to bo positive. Accustomed, ns they get to be. to a mathematical demonstration of every proposition, thoy comu nt Inst to be llovo In that absurd fallacy that " llgurts can. not He, ' lioitmcr flagrant tholr limcuraey and however misleading their arrangement. A pro. fcsslonnl stntlstlelnn comes to believe tho argu mont of figures to bo lrrefntabln, and dexter ity In their uso sometimes causes a statistician to bo nblo to draw from any set of figures the conilujlon which he doslrin. and It Is this tin fortunnto weakness which hasconfucd so often the Uliletterid In dl'rnsilotis over quisilous of political eciinn.uy tho tariff, the currency, and tlmllur questions. In Tin. Sr:( of .tune 'l appeared nnartlclo which .Mr. l.einngwell's lettir of to-day .,ieks to iiintrovcrt n erroneous. The t .tin nf the article was " Suicides In Various bauds." nud one nf thostfttcmcuLi contained In It was this: Men, as nriih. have strung pattmtny for -.iilcMn by h inciug or h.v the iiki' of nreiirii s Woe uii, on iho oilier I. ami, ure partial lo drown, 11 nn 1 11 e use of pi'lvui. Uilill.v eiioilKh, the kutfi as a lie .ins of ri If ilcMnn tlo.i Is mnsl general in use union? men la l.nif Iftml, whleli linn an lutinirulile ositum In the llsl uf nations Willi alow nvcruKn or iiiuriirroU! rimes. Your correspondent, Mr. belli ngvv ell, snvs that this Is not so, and ho goes back to thu years 18(1, 1SS7, and I8M8 to prove that among men "bunging or suffocation" Is tho most frequent method ot sulchlu In Ihiglnnd. So it is. Tun sl'N did not statu otherwise. It did slate, how ever, that the knife ns a iimnns 01 si lf-destruc-t Ion n ii "In most general iiho among men In hng.ntid." If Mr. l.elllngwell will turn to tho standard nuthorlty 011 the statistics of Knglnnd, Michael Mulhnll, Fellow of the Itojnl Mntl-ll-cnl Society and honorable corresponding mem. bur ot tho Iloynl Scottish tleographieal Soi lety, he will Hud 011 page bo'.' of thn edition published by Itoulledgo In 1811'.' tho latist and authentic Biilclde figures. Tbeslgures fhovv thnt of I.OOD loeiiwho committed mitlde. 'J18 In Hliglaiid, mnro than ooe-llfth of thu whole number, used "tho knlfo" as a means ot self-destruction. No other country has a ratio neat ly so high. In no othir country do suicides of men by uso of tho knife reach ns high ns oven ton ror cent, of thu total, whllo In Knglnnd It Is more than '. In Sweden, tho next highest country, It Is DK... In Mvltrerlstnl 7, in iiormiiny B, and In Franco :ijj. '1 111 sr.s wns perfectly correct In ilcelnrlng that, ns a means of sclf-dtstructl.in among men, the knife was in more general uso In F.nglaud than elsewhere, and what makes the matter "odd" and w but perbnps made It worthy of mention In Tm: si's- iwherowhalover you sco Is so) Is the fact, as stated, that Knglnnd has an honorable record among nations us ono in which murderous crimes are rare. That a qulck-bloodcd, passionate, excltnblo Italian should In a moment of fnnry commit sulcldn by the quick stroke of a knltu seems natural. That a phlegmatic, taciturn, stolid Englishman should uso n knlfo for X'Urpoiesof sulcldo Is odd, and, therefore, worth mentioning. As to the political evolution of thosnylng. unl verfnlly ascribed to Uuckle, that " November Is suicides' month." no solution of the matter Is possible. Whenever the expression, " November, suicides' month," Is used, It In, and no doubt with good reason, attributed to Iluckle. who verbally, nt a London club, not, so far as I know, in any of his published works, mado uso of It. In like manner the expression. "To tho victors belong the spoils." Is universally ascribed to (Jov. Mar cy, but evidence Is not lacking that Oov. Marcy. In using this phrase, was really quoting tho opinion of another. It mny bo, as Mr. belling well sajs. that the saying nscrlbed to Huckln was m'-rely a rftpi tttlon on his part of a state ment made by some one else, and It does not seem unreasonable to conclude that that person may have been a resident of France, wtiere, by the religious nljscrvanrcs of mnn centuries, November has been set npart for mortuary cele brations ana observances, nnd In tho number of these suicides may bv Included. It may lnttrest Mr. l.ofllugwell to know that by tho last quarterly report nf tlio Health De partment of New York city, bearing date of May "s. 180(1. and published in tho Cit" llminl on Juno 1" two weeks ago of seventy-four men who committed suicide In this city during the three months preceedmg. six wero nnttves of England, and of these tlt. live committed suicide by "gunshot," one by the use of cnrbollo acid. II. it. S. Nlw Yoiik. June IS. ISill. iroirs of a iriiisKEY drixkeu. lie Gets nnd I.lquor nmrt Find It Dlfflcntt to Obtain Hntlnraellon. To Titn EniToit or Tun Hi'n .'Ir: In restau. rants there aro two ways of dealing with cus tomers who make complaints. Ono way Is to undertake a placating Investigation; tho other wny Is to get rid of them with a summary bluff. Imiiortant inferences may bo drawn from tho following facts, nnd tho public at largo and restaurant keepers In particular are advised to draw them. I had wbl'key punch in a down town resort. It wns made with cheap, low grndo whiskey. I'aylng my check to tho pro prietor. I mildly remonstrated. Though very bust, he sent ahoy dow n torn sample of the article used In making my punch. Ho tmclled It, tastetl It. frowned, mado further Investiga tions, and assureil mo It wns a mistake of tho mixer. 'Iho stuir Usui was not tho regular l.r ind of the place. Would 1 have tho prico of tho bad punch deducted from m check, or have another smneh mnilo with the ustinl brand of whlcKc? Immcn-ely impressed with tho ninn's sound, couimnti-sense business principles, I rift lined both, and with mjiiiu dllUculty forced him to take lull payment. Last Sunday inglii 1 was In a restaurant nn Knsi Fnrt -second street. A v hit-key punch ssi served to me that was mnde with perfect fornctntss In nearlv every detail. Hut the vvhi-kev used was atrociously vile and 01 em h low grade as would uiaKe a V line lhitior dealer blu-li Indeed, there Is much excellent liquor sold In Maine, espi clall In H tug ir. I couUt not llnish iho punch. Opt'olti mu-atai iilmn gen tle, nan wiio had unforiuna'civ ordered firaulit wlilid.!). and after one mp he feroi ioulv ej.it u lated: "IJne Weyler tf Im aguardiente cal. y so acvbari'. proiitn la guerra." (Let Win .er drink siiLh stud, anil the war villi ooll hoover An other man. of Hibernian extraction, who bad made the cntne tnlstnl e. expressed his fe, ling, in I inguage which cannot bo hero reprodtued. Now for the pequel. 1 male tho same mild re monstrance as .it the other plnce. The proprie tor or mannrer simply wurkid the braon "blulf racket"' "'1 hat whiskey Is all right: how can you tell nbout whlske mixed up In a punch? If ou gut a drink of It pure, von would m e." The fa tthat my remonstrance win followed by a mtp h 1 o ir-er one from the Hlberui vn cin-. tinner did not dl-tiirb blm In the lia-t. Ho had nl. other blulf for that man. The Ciibsu gen tl" man. who npp.ireiitle simlie no F.uu'lish. made no ( ointilaliit. hut left his glass nearly full, and cowled as he went out. All three of us and who ktiow.i how tunny more peo. de r took c ireful notice of the num ber of the place as a restauiitnt to be Mitinmd her.feforih No doubt tin re is a ceilaln saving by the use of low-grade goods, but does it pay In tho lung rim V ISIUIlVVSr l'l'M'll CONSOISSIUUI. Nr.w Your, June :.'.V For the Orrinnn ssiMcm fif Kvprrt". To Tor. I'luTou o lim scs .Vn . Now that tho famous J'lemliiit eav- I n n'm 10 nn end, I would lll.11 to Kil a few th'lii. nl ut the focitlisl "cs perr'C ifHlmoni whl'h lis l,en H'lpioinlnent in this trlnl. In il, l ImportM.i case expert toiluinnv lis, I eon viry ronlmiil and at the faun time very pin iiile Who nra thesn exsrts? Are tl.ev men oicupvlng tie hliiliest plan sto lie ohlnlnid li their profession hy reason of merit? Wo thiol not. The lilstorv of ihi Ircinr rs Is olT.i or st.'l ilu-lr elrirm lers rrenot nil wecotild "in Aro s'leh imn 10 hi iron awith ma 11 ri pirl.i nliif In Hie o- d 11111' It Ihhiuio 1 1, al in,' arc V, I at 1 I lie lemcilv 1 oinpve Hie lierienn ihel'iod of ihni'M "lib a lolmn'i,. cm. . In le imiij Uieco'iri of wi'lidstriil vier' sin 1, a. v urn n. 1 n is mo e erfs ippnlul' 1 I M e , ", r-l'n' 1,1. iln,, Ik , 1 iKiiiw.m d ili otn.r 1 pi oni ii'1'i 0 or hirIiI) netpi iim, .1 ult 1 tov i- 'lo-i In-. '!..'' piss, 'n.r ,,'ls ex.iiliilir.l'oli-.ili I nl'l tin. I olpl 'in ' li.'lote tiiej are .ualife 1 to u. 1 as otiifrtb. I " .ir-meiior Hie grenif-t .kill .on! hh'ifs' r. I'.iuil.ii,. c 11 nli inn verMij profevsors loiresr iiens Tor proseeo llnti III I 'lefi I" ' 'Hie 11,1 11 .in Inl'lUi'l nl I II' I III, Ir 'I'S ln'oli is lltuil i liO'll v.nlihl oil' ,111 of 10 thiii-ii? llu'lr hon, stv or nolliti. II10 iiovernuoMii pvvsiiiem n llvi-.l urn, ino wllh the j o.s.l-h' 1 'c p tlon of Hiiii'M IdllloTinl Court fie tli vreedve iioih Im; more 'Vhi'ii 1 ''nse e.imev l.efore tin to exi 1 rls the) w 11 k lott'l' er la me innn' l.ii ornt ri. vn 1 , itch h, 1 s w 1 at II e oilier '!"'S llnrt'l" let llstrlhill.iei "ore III' re. I an leu rji" in or iiui'i" ii.l . rn.'lei' Iho presuit the r s ills a ili-lr iveri.snl thai eiidt 11 mnli r r,.,i co mill I' n ' rxns i. Iieil fur sod w Me Hi secure 1. Iter ov per Is lor. iul tielre'hl ssa pfllllof 'II ll il s'l.lelii wesee 110 ll'Uses. The prlsonirl ire-iP 1 hilri no' lniirltall brrndnuif menwliol.aii n ilhlnc o, K.iilior 1001 lo (lie result of iheti.il Hi fi'"'rnnn P ri- .uni we w.iu d wish ul'.i' ci.inevo ns vi r .10 iluici-nre iho 01 loiifor ' Mini ill, 11 h) the nm iter of ihelr vlul.n. In, ir I-, oill.tlloiis 1 nt hitti e noil I'l fore Ihev enn C'liile mfiirc He p'ili'1' as e 1 fits Iu this ajriMii I, uv tlo'i, in o'lrn I." re ll till' eiance A t'urillsT fliiueiavs. Jutiu - la There Hope for Jo0 I To Till F.M'ollf'l Til sis sic I Peg to ask If j 011 ire now rn irt:c! in In Hue that In rtlcrCn.ir will attain IHiim for the .'fllee.so Unit anon! p.irl, at trait, of Ida (cn.ire w 111 lie f n f roiii thu ehiitfrln "f tho.ewh.ivotislf. rnlni' It would In. a r. ler to know from )ou that ther" l Impe Df roar'n lids nui-stlnn is Inspirtu by tl.e lueordir's lulloii 111 iho FlemliiK trial. " Xw Vokic, June 23. The Firming trial dorsn't strengthen hope If Mrs. Flemlncbad been convicted, till conviction would certainly have Ueu reversed becauu ot errori b the Judfs UjlXlrSP'VII111' T'isWWiViTnri in tiwt w otoo.vr TIMES FOlt PEItV. Itevolt In the North-Intrlonea of Otn. Cncerca-Tlie Procnis of llnln, Advices from I.lmn nro full of gloomy fore casts for the republic of pent. Tho country Is overwhelmed with troubles, civil and allon. Thn rcinbillie In the north that broko out In tho mouth nf av was not nn unexpected af fair, l'rcpnrntloiis for it had been going on from n'l ivulv 1 or Ind of tho year; arms had been colli, led, lii.surgint fnrcos had lajcn or ganised, nnd beiulquarters had been fixed at a place hot inslly approached by tho Onvern i.ietit troops. Thorebol stronghold Is nl Iqttl tos. In Hi" department of bureto, a thinly Fctthsl and tiiountaltioiis r-glon of country, dllllctiltof access, and Troll fitted for a stuli born defenco by tho rebels who hold It. Thero Is a report Unit Mtiyobuinhn. tho capital of tho department, bus mcn captnred by thn relvel commander, nnd It Is known thnt two of tho departments adjacent to borclo arc rendy to ralso tho standard of rovolt as soon as lavor nblo nmvB shall bo received from Iqtiltos. It Is known that behind tho rclicl com mander at thnt plnco, Col. Pemlnnrlo, thero stands a man who Is far more dangerous than bo could bo to tho ieaeo of 1'eru. Tho Insti gator of tho rebellion Is ex. President Cnrcres, who was driven from office at tho tlmo of last, year's revolution, and Hod to Iluenos Ayies, whero ho has lived In oxlle for a year. Thero has not been any news of tho presence of this outlaw in tho rebel camp, but It Is known that ho left Huenns Ayres early In tho month of May, and ho bus often declared that It would be the object of his llfo to overthrow Presi dent 1'li.rola. by whom he hlmfolf was over thrown. It maj-fcom stratum thnt ho should now- Join hands with Semltinrlo. who. not long ago, was a lender In tho rovolt against him, but Incidents of n like kind hnc been of fre quent occurrence In tho civil wars of pern, t'neeres Is In possession of tho money which he looted from tho Peruvian Treasury during hi" Ptesldoncy; he has jet a party In Peru, nnd ho could doubtless seduce some of tho regiments of the army from their iilleglnnce to tho (Jnvernnient, for allegiance is 11 word of but slight slgnlllinnco In tho Peruvian Col onels a'ld (ioiiernls, whoso custom It Is to fight for nny lender who may gain tho nsicndancy In tho turmoil of .tlio oft-recurring revolt. If lien. Ca 'cres has arrlxetllln Peru ltlsun llkfly thnt Prtsldetit Plcrola will 1m able to hold Ms office vcty long. Plcrola tho revo lutionist will meet a counter-revolutionist who I as full of determination as of ferocity, and desires above nil things to drive out tho man by whom ho was driven out. and to rulu again In that resplendent palace of which ho xvas hut lately the occupant. Taking nccount of the record of Cnceres, recalling Its corrupt. de"iiotlc. and bloody character, it does not seem ponslblo that he should ever again ob tain power at Llina. but tho country Is In such a lamentable condition that tho thing least expected may hnpiien at any time. Dissatisfaction with tho present adminis tration Is widespread: uprisings against it have taken plnco this year in several parts nf the country; partisan rancor Is nxtremo; in dustries of every kind aro suffering: tho public treasury Is badly off: tho army Is rlDo for mu tiny, and thn memories of last year's conflict aro hitter. Tho revolt In the north looks like a prelude to the riBumptlou of civil war In all the departments of tho ronntry. The oppor tunity for Cnceres may bu at hand. Picrola's tenure of office hangs by tho slenderest of threads. It Is certain that another revolution must haston along tho ruin of unbnppy Peru, and that another civil war must nduco the Gov ernment to bankruptcy. An Idea has gulned currency, moreover, that the adjacent re public of Chill mi) take advantage of Peru's confusion. In tl.e message which President Montt of Chill sent to the Chilian Congress at Its niening on Juno 1 be referred to the con tention of his (tavernnieut with that of Peru, sa)lng that the efforts made ti settle the quenlon of dominion over the provinces of lacna nnd Arlca had lieen unsuccessful. It Is safe to say that Chill would not be nverso to a resnrT to force for tho settlement of this Irritating questlin, more particularly if n cttlrnif nt could thus lie effected at a tlmo of turmoil In Peru. It was mado manifest during the last wnr betwitn thn two coun tries that the Chilian nrmv can easily master nn) military fone of which Peru is possessod, and there Is no doubt that It wouid be within Its riwer ti take possession of the tountry. It was a paper printed at Panama which re cently miule this r-mark: "The day Is np preaching when the administration of the tiovernnient of Peru will pass out of the hands of tho Peruvians." Tucso words of warning will doubtless Im left unheeded by tho strife makers to whom thoy were addressed. The present rvvolt. as has alrendj leen said, lias Its headquarters lr. the northern depart ment of Loretn. which llos near tlio houndary ot the republic of Ecuador nnd westward from Hrnzll. It is believed thnt tho depart ment of Amnronas and also another depart ment aro willing to Join hands with Ixireto; and. In rase they should do so. It can hardly lie expected that President Plernla. encompassed witli enemies at homo nnd In terror of as sassination, will lie able to subdue the rebel lion, ll Is declare 1 that the object sought by the rebels Is separation from tho Oovemmcnt at Lima and the establishment nf an Indepen dent republic in the north. This stntement Is hard of liellcf: and. If cx-l'rcsdcnt Caceres Is a liacker of the revolt. It is certainly untrue. His purpose Is to regain the control of Peru. Tho man who has como to the front in tho case nt the opening of tho civil war Is Col. TeodoruSeinlnarlo.who. last enr. toak n prom inent part in the movement aralnt Caccros abb h resultol In revolution. He Is a mill- I tnry adventurer nf the t) peso veell known In nil the Sp-inMi-Amarlrnn republic?. It Is mainly by reason of tl.e strength of his posi tion, anil by nils, n (f the means In posses sion of his barkers, that his conduct furnishes ground ot nlnrm to I're-Ident Plcrola. The prob- . al'ilitv s that he will give wnv to the officer who served ns Minister nf K'nam . during Cat eres's ' nilmml-iriition, who. In turn. mn give wny . to tin ex dictator hints -If. fhero vv.U bo further imril. ular- after the ricnfnn omenta stilt northward by the tJoverninent have ar rive 1 at the department of Iiri to. It vns on Mav .1 that the lirst uprising oc curred at Itultos, where "-emlnarlo is-ued his pn rlamatlrm ot independi nee. and It was soon afterward that the I.lmn authorities despatched triMijs to the .cene of action. At once It was lesrned that the rclie'.s w re busy In the erec tion r,f fnrtlfli allium nt Iqultt.s. and that 7.0011 men were In their ranks, the m st Impor tant new nt hind i-lnce then has been that of tlieiehel ndviiiico tihin Movolianiba. and their r,.iiiro ot l 0 place utter a fight with the tiov ernnient tumps It is ver) difficult t'i procure Inti illgenrn 1mm those mountainous regions of upper Peiu. The tepublls of llrnll bus shown a friendly disposition toward tl.e Perm Ian Oovernment in its da) of dlstiess. piesident Monies has Ifsucd orders ftoni Hlo de Janeiro for the sus pension of all relations with the Peruvian rebels, nnd for pe-mittlng the regular tieops of Peru to puss over Hraslllnn tenltor). lids display of good will in.r, be the inei.ns of pie Miitiug the rebels from procuring arms. 'Uii' worst tiling, perhaps, that opu'd happen to Peru in the exi-tlng 1 mergene) would be the riiuin to po,i r of lit -i. 1 aceres. It would be hard to line! nnv man more iiut'.l to govern u coun'ry than Is this villous nut! dishonoicd dictator. vision 11.4 31. use's iim 7tx7 .vt:;. It Ono" In the Hlnipe ill the I'lntnilrrtintt for Which 11 I.lfjiior l'eulrr lliid Wlslirit. H1trw1-.it, Mo. June :.. Iho I'quor dealers of Plinth Hrewi r fl.lnk thn. the Hei Mr. Homage, pa-tor nf the Congregat.ounl Church III their village, has recilied a warning to let tbeiinlone Ajexrngti Vr Pnuirgn and tho mill hands were i.io.-t friend-. Cion.ls ut tendod his mietliiiH ami e-.tit ril.ut. tl lihei ally low. ml hl Mipnott. Last w I it r, when times wero dull, many men sin) id around lliu anrrimms ti.o long for their good, ami diunk ' ctiiie ss was common. II mis then that Mr. lliiuiau stnrtid hlscrusuiU ngilnst tho ruin sellers, Tao ir threa men were nrrcsti d ct his inicivstinu, nud nil three of thn liarrwini'. wire ill. led nnd tho i.npiletor' wuro llneO. Mr. H.imnge kept rlul t on vi'iitiig tl.e Millions and pravlng. Again and ngaln the olllnrs Hindi' raids, lluiling iiothliin'. At lid one nf III.- liquor dealers, weary nt the pnnr's energy, said he holed thnt lightning would strike m nenr l'i Ml. li.nniigo Ihut ho would git enrol 1. iul quit. This wish wns ixpro-totl a month ngo. Noth ing eiimo of It until siiiiilaj.June '.'I It was ahot dav.atiilMi' Hauri:e, ex 'baiulii'; pill-nit- with thn Jloldou oilnister, did Imt get l.op.e uiiill hue'. The. 1, as .benight was .'!l tiv a ,d tin nt tendsnen .vas Mnall, the regular evening 'irv'M's ivcre hold In the chapel In- ti ul ot tho iliiirtii. About s o'clmk, whllo Mr. limniige 1 'is talking to hn. ts-ople, a holt of 1. i.htni.11. struck tho i-plie of the iliiin'h, iilmwod ilmvti n the roof, nnd breaking i!ti 'Ugh il.e r lliiig, tore up all the boards oil Iho plat form 1 1 hind the pulpit where Mr. It.'iiu.i'-'i' u-ua'.ly stood. Hail ha bien 111 IiIh act iis-ntned plnce ho would have Isen strnelc la'jnnda dnii.it. , , ... Minn then tho people hnvc lookitl upon tho lltiiirr li!"' a a nronhet, arm spenk to him villi ro-ifi t when the) a.l; for hunl stutf. 'Ilir Htrnzgllnu YnuaB Author. "I don't do much in Jokes," mltl the strag Blltig ynuug author, "but 01 caslnnally I do In. vont one. Here, for It I tanco. Is ono I made up tho other day: . , , , "'This.' said a writer, as ho folded up a manuscript and addressed It tu tlio publisher, may mark the turning point of my career.' ' 'More likely,' eafd his unsympathetlo auditor, 'another re-turning point.' "And tho ' unsympathetic auditor' was riglitl" XEaxma ovn Aitxv jixflb. Urn -n'onada Ar Beuere, nt lh Br Weapon la h Mhnapnel Oni, from f Kantuu Citv mirnnJ. Foiit Itit.r.r, Knn.,Jnno 20. An official test of tho now mllltnry rifle, tho Krac-Jorgenson, ( wns mado on the Oovernmont target range at tho post to-dav under tho direction of Dr. J. D. (Irlfflthof Kansas City, mombor of tho United s'tntes Association of Military Surgeons, and Chairman of tho national commlttoo on testing now nuns, assisted br a firing detail of cavalry men and a do7on nttcndlng surgeons and pho tographers. Tho object of tho test was to find out tho rolsv lively humane effect of tho uso of the Krag Jorgensnn gun as compared with other army rifles. 1 ho tost has lieen demonstrated to tho minds of thoso who participated that the Krse Jorgciistin Bun Is not a humane gun. This Is a repetition of the irrdlct roaohed some months T since at a test at Fort l.caicnworth. tho cor- . rectness of which vordlct wns disputed by soma I scientists. .... ... Threo cadnvers wero placed sldo by sldo In an orect position just at tho baso uf a hill, and a paper target was placed In front of each to fur nish a sight. Adjutant Hcott of the Fifth Cnvnlrv placed a dotal! of sharpshooters, first at u distance of 1.0(10 nrds. and then nt 1,600 yards. Tho firing was first by singles and then by volley. Kxamlnatlons of tho bodies wero made at intervals and analyses mado of tho wounds. Photographs woro mado of the wounds, showing as much as posslblo tbetr nature. . . .... A test of shrapnel Bhot, used by tho artillery, followed tho Krag-Jorgenson tost. The sams) cadavers were used, and tho range taken waa 1,000 and a.non yards. The shrapnel shell weighs 171ii pounds and has behind It !)?i pounds of powder. It contains a bursting chnrgo of 2)4 ounces. . ... Tho shell Is similar to the service one, and dif fers from Iho common shell in being filled with bullets and having only a sufficient bursting charge to rupture tho shell and release the bul lets, which then movowlth tho velocity which t ho shell had nt tho time of bursting. To disa ble a man, tho ballets must have a striking re- ' Inclty of o00 feet per second. They aro stTeollvo I from 1.000 to 3,000 yards. Tho bullets aro assembled In circular layers. lot The shrapnel for the XiMnch gun oontnlns 103 H bullets, ono-hnlf inch In diameter, weighing 41 fl to the pound. Tho total number of bullets and 1 Individual pieces In tho shell Is SOI. Most of thollrlng to-day was at 8,600 yards. I To do effective work tho shell should burst k thirty to forty yards In front of the object fl aimed at. Homo very good wounds, from a H scientific standpoint, were obtained, and tho f opinion strengthened that tho shrapnel gun is I to be the mnn-klllcrof the future. I After tho cadavers had been filled so full of I holes as to bo worthless for experimental pur poses, tho effect of tho shrapnel shell In stop ping a cavslry charge was tested. Tho firing wus nt S.oOO yards distance. The wounds mode were of such a nature as to demonstrate thor oughly thnt tho shot will stOD borses effectively, thusiilsnbllngln tho best possible manner al most any amount of cavalry that dare faoe It. Knch pleco can be fired twice per minute, male lag twelvo shots per minute for battery ot six, which would sweep miles of range ADVEKTUJiEB OF A WJIEELJrOSlAJT. Two EzeltlDR Incidental ot av Tnlrtr-tBllo Hpln In Orescosu lYom the Kornina Orroontan. The days of "the foot log and tho rnil art) not yet passed In Oregon, and tho pioneers who broko tho trails and put the foot logs across tho "branches" will bo interested In learning I how they answer for bicycle travel. A Portland lady baa been visiting friends ' ct Hoseburg, and a fow days since sbo started j from there to visit relatives living about thirty mllos out in tho mountains. She Is on I energetic and accomplished bicyclist, and got 1 along very wed on her Journey for about I twenty-five miles, when the road gave out j She found a trail, which sho followed for 1 alt nit a mile, when she came to a foot log over atiariowbut deep stream. She was afraid to ; trv to walk across the log xvith her wheel, but having confidence In her skill as a rider, deter- , inlned to rldo across. When about half way over something went wrong, and the and tho I wheel plunged Into the stream and went to tha bnttnm. She rose to the surface, and, being H a gixtd swimmer, succeeded in reaching tho 1 shore. Sho then determined to have her H wheel, which had remained at tho bottom. h Securing a long pole with a limb near tho end fl which forms! a hook, sho started In tn fish for Jl her blcicle. nnd after some trouble yanked it nut. The trail beyond the creek was level and m in good condition, and al night was approach- ri ing. she concluded to mount and make a des pornto effort to reach her destination. Sho had Jatt got under good headway and was scorching nlong when sho saw a bear on the road ahead. The bear seemed tho worso scared of tho two, nnd stood staring in amnio- j ment at the strange wheeled figure approach- I ing. the wet and dripping bloomers sticking closely to tho limbs of the rider, giving her a weird appearance. As has been remarkod. the Portland woman was a skilled rider, and having been accustomed to having everybody clear tho way for her, she was not going to back down for a tenr. so sho charred downoa htm at full speed, ringing her bell like mad. The bear, seeing certain death or six months in tho hospital Inevitable, wheeleel out of the path, and tho lady whirled by In blaze of poldon glory. She did net stop to look back, but "p"t her host foot forward." and fortunate ly soon arrlv etl at the house ot her friends. Sho did not attempt to come back alone. Fortlfcn Nolei of Ileal Interest, A Mains veteran celebrated tbo thirtieth anniver sary of the Frusso-Ausirlaa war. In which he was severUy wounded, by having his bad arm STamtnad under Iho IWntgen rays and baring tha bullet em bedded In It extracted. h Empress Carlotta of Mexico Is 00 years of age and i has been out of her head now ror twenty-nine ft years. On her birthday ot the beginning of the month sho was visited by her brother, the King of 1 too DflRlnns, the Quern, and Princess Oementlne. I One bicycle ha lieea supplied to every polteo Vjf - station In the suburbs of Paris for the ose of the ' force. If the training of pollccnen Droves sticcess- T ful, more machines will be supplied. Meanwhile K every ivollceman who uses his own bicycle while ( on duty will receive fifty francs. i France Is gradually adopting an Anglo-Saxon oods of morality. It hoi already a purity society and 11 sort of Anthony Comstock tn Senator Iteronger. Now the Increaso of drunkenness has led to tha estahllihment of a men's temiterance association la I'arls, on the modi I of the English society. J 1'arH streets ore losing their reputation for safe- ! ty at night, crimes of violence havlnx bocomo mors fri-picnt even tn the nclRhliorhoo't of the Inner boulevards. The othvr evening two gentlemea retiirntiu from tho theatre at midnight la a cob wire stopped near the Arc de Trlomphe by a gang of six men nnd robbed of their purses and watches. Piss .v Co. of nurton-on-Trrnt (pass's ale) got up 1111 evcu-flon for ten thousand of their employros the oiherdt). taking them to Iilackpool in seven teen trains. They had hired every show In the place and ot 1 red them free to tho excursionists, lieildes pro.'Mirf steamers for a sex trip, free railroad 1 tickets, mil enough money to pay for the Ind. dentals. A pritty compliment was paid to the I-rlnoess of Wilis tw a llttlo child during hor rerent visit to the Jbirchtonen of f-nllsbury at Hatfield Houie. x The unit" B'rl hid been promised that she should I see the Princess of Wales soon; tho I'rlneess entered ll tin room, and nfter staring nt her for a while the I chill turned to her mother, sa)lngt "Mamma, .i l'i it ec 11 the young Princess, but where Is the Prtn. ' ce-s of Wiftos?" ! V irthtje ii," experts propose to establish a num.- k her of Ht.i'lous for selsniolonleal observations siP, urn tint Hi" irtli. Startlat? from Japan, whero Is "It the mKl tomphte s stem for stuJytnR earthquakes H In the uorlt.ihn Stiltons will he Shanghai, Hong W Kent-, Calcutta, fs)dne) , Home, Tacuhaya In Mexico, I Port M.ilul, e'i;e nf tSool Hope, hanflaifn In Chill, ll ami lllo tl" Juut'lro, all rommunlratlUK wlthaoen l lr.it s'a'lon ti Mr.issbi.rg. KiTi sof eperlmeiils that would make a dip. som.iiilT s inmth water lias Just been made la lirlsluiii 011 tho transparency of liquids. U. Spring examine I different uleohols tn thicknesses nf eight) sit feet, when inetli)l alcohol appeared a greenbh Itlue, eth.vl alcohol the wn color, bnl of a less warm tint, and onivl alcohol a grcentin yel. ov. i the color of that thickness of water ts purs ( blue. Iho power of resistance tn the light Is pro portional to the slmiillilty or tne substance, ths ' simplest, water, off r ring tho greatest resistance. M. spring found thnt Iu a column of water of eUhti six feet a variation of temperature ;of hnlf 0 degree lieRan to pro luce opacity. How ri Iv reprotlu si Is a mystery which natural. 1 Ittthhnvc not .ili id, Iho general opinion being that even fresh water eels will (pawn only In sea water. Pr luitmf, however, Inclines to a differ em theor) Tie experiment was mado fourteen jcarn npo of putting eels Into threo llttlo Alpine lakes without outlets In the Orisons In Swltze land. In two of tho takes the eels died out, but to ihrriiiiuaSeethcy have nourlshud, although no ad. tlltlona to tlio stock have been made since 1887, some of ihem being four and a half fret long. The orhenol eels must be ntn- years old at Irast, but as there aro many )ouug eeds of both sexes la the lake, the eels must have multiplied In the lacs Itself. The Ctiuma Bee Is 8,800 feet above sea level, bos no apparent outlet, and is fed by subterra nean springs, so that It seems difficult for yooojj eU to have gotten into ll by natural 'nmlrTtttWL - - -..-.,. 'ir'a - ' " ' -asrcs-'Ti At . - 1 aiiitrfaraaTJls-tMaiia