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' ' , THE SUN, THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 1899. "
1 i fl. . .. " . THHllSDAY, MAnon 2, 1ROD. 1 Subscriptions by Mntl, Postpaid. "" PA1I.T. pf r Uenth 80 BO TlAlI.T, per Year n 00 81TND4.V, perTmr . 3 00 DAILY AND RUNDAT. rr Tor 8 00 ' PA11.Y AND BTOPAY, per Month TO w foslagt lo foreign countries added. TtfK Bux, New York Cltr. t Patus Ktoiqne No. IS. near Orsnd Hotel, end XloaqnoXo. 10, lloulevard flee Capuclnes 1 our Jrieril A faror id w(fa sianiucrir'i emUfcofe tWiA It san rtleetet arhclti rtti rned. Mry Msil ( all etui uni tamps for tbat purptii: . , Tito Atkinson Iarty. ! e It la a mortlf liiff day for tho Democrat lo potty when He nttltudo toward the counti y, till loaded with tho cztraonllnory bunions of war, Ii faithfully expressed by n weird nnd Muirvsumplsh ccccntrlo llko Mr. Et TTAim Atkinbon. After falluro to provent tho ratification 1 ofthotroaty cetlliiK to us tho Philippines, t tho Peruocrnts In Coiistcbs havo Bought to ! block tho policy of expansion by provontlnp; tho Government from obtaining an army y nulolent to sustain It. A short passago of a Bpeech delivered by Mr. Atkinson In ,f Boston on Fob. 17 present's tho party if policy bluntly but fully. Wo quote from tho Roton Journal "We havencltbcr the moral rluhl nor the political T rigid, end I lioe we have not the physical power, to compel the Inhabitants of these Islands to become I our Tamil " . Wo clvo Mr Atkinson's term vassal as jf It was Used, but of course tho " vaspalaRo" t of tho Philippines will bn tho samo as tho t vassalnfro of every teirltory annexed and i belonging to tho United States. "I hope that wo havo not tho phystcal L power to annex tho Philippines," bald Mr. t Atkinson. I "Tho United States shall not have tho f physical power to annex tho Philippines," f ea!d the Democratic party In Its dealing With tho new Army bill. Tho American people turn from this I traitorous spectacle in disgust. f Tho Status of Our Dependencies After f tho Adjournment of Congress. Jl Bomo people In 'Washington aro giving s themsolvos needless anxiety about tho I President's right to maintain order in Cuba, i Porto Rico and tho Philippines after tho expiration of tho present Congress. They f assort that his war powers lapse when peace shall havo been deflnltoly concluded, nnd they want to know by what warrant ho f can, thereafter, keep troops In thoso Islands I and subject their inhabitants to a military j government. They Insist that, to do theso t things ho needs tho specific authorization i of tho National Legislature, for which an extra session of the next Congress is indls- fk pensable. Lot us see whnt tho legal status 'fi. of the Islands now Is, nnd what It will be A during tho Inter al between tho ratiflca- jrf tlons of tho peace treaty and the enactment 'J of legislation on tho subject by tho Fifty- J sixth Congress in its regular session. jf The first question can bo quickly nn- oworod. No one denies that the war powers ' nervr exercised by tho Chief Magistrate will ? " ' "Continue until tho ratifications of tho peneo treaty by tho United States nnd Spain shall havo beon formally exchanged, a transac- l tlon which, to Judgo by precedents, may not bo completed until a g-od many weeks, l nnd, perhaps, same months, shall have elapsed. Until tho exehango shall have j taken placo there will hne been no definite I transfer of sovereignty over Porto Rleo I and tho Philippines, whilo tho renunciation of Spain's sovereignty over Cuba will have f been carried out fe facto, but not de jure. I Let U3 assume, however, that the rntl- t flcatlons havo been exchanged, and con- 5 elder what, thereupon, liocomes tho legal relation of tho President toward tho Islands ' In question. First, as regards Porto Rico and tho , Philippines. Theso islands will hao be- come American territory at n time when i no Congress Is In existence. Tor tho , fake of tho Inhabitants themselves, no ! longer owing nllcglanco to tho Span- lh Government or possessing nny regu- j lorly organized Government of their own, and also for tho sako of resident for- signers, whoso lives and property would be otherwlso Jeoparded, It will bo Mr. McKin- let's duty to take adequato precautions i for tho assurance of peaco and order, nnd for that purpose to establish provisional r oyetems of military or civil administration. R As for the so-called Insurgents under Aoi'i- t MAiiDO, they nre, at present, simply rioters ' tt nnd mnrauderswho aro defying tho author- f Ity of Spain, by which power tho occupation ; p of Manila wasceded by thoprotoeol pending ' jl tho conclusion of a treaty of peace, and by )" which power, also, wo w ero substituted as ' guardians of order in tho Vlsayan Islands after tho o acuatlon thereof by Gen. Rios, i the Spanish Governor-General. Tho mo- J ntent tho ratifications of tho treaty shall havo been exchanged, AaursAi,no'8 adhcr- I cnte will ba transformed Into rioters and 1 raaraudors defying tho lawful authority of i tho United States. Mr. MrKi.M.i.y will I then ha o precisely tho same right to sup- r press dlsordorly persons In tho Philippines I as he would hao to dlstlmrgo a similar t function In nny American territory for f which no definite foun of government had, M yet, been provided by Congress. j This would bo at once his right and f hlo duty. This was settled In tho case of California, wheroln tho United States Su- I promo Court upheld tho acts pot formed by jj the President after that territory had been J coded to this counti y by Mexico, but befoto f eny'dcflnlto plan of go eminent for It had ;f been dclsed by the Xutlonal Legiijlnturo. I 'Whnt Is true of tho Philippines Is 1 1 no of I Porto Rico. Tho only different o Is that, in L the latter Island, there has yen, ns et, I, ncarcoly any ilotlng or mainudlng, i-o that, i there, only a relutively biuall foico is nei d- ed by tho President in order to onfoico obe- dlenco to tho prolsloual Go eminent. j Thoio aro tliosuwho Imaglno that Cuba j will occupy a position radically difTeieut I from that olPoito lllco and tho Philippines after tho ratifications of tho peaco tienty I ' ehall havo been exchnuged. It Is true, ns f ' they say, that tho sovereignty o er Cuba Is i , hottinnsforred by tho tieaty fiom Spain to ,1 , tho United States; Indeed, our t'ommls- I i aloneni refused to accept any such transfer. c ' It does not follow that tho tieaty dellber- r ately coiisigued Cuba, e en temporarily, to fi f annrchy, by which wo menu tho nou-oxlst- ill nice of a government regularly organized jf , nnd gonerally obeyed On tho contrary, wo . pledged oursolves by the treaty to protect the Hm'h and property of tho Spaniard r lesldent in tho Island, so long ns It hould bo occupied by our forces, and to use our Influence, to obtain the samo , i protection for them from tho Cubans after - -f tho latter should have put In working order a constitutional system of ndmlnls t ration. Tho treaty, 'onco ratified, becomes tho mipromo law of tbo land, nnd tho plcdgo given thereby It U tho Presi dent's solemn duty to carry out, Nolther this Congrc nor tho next car nbsolvfl him from the duty. Ho must keep In Cuba a eiifllcleni number of troops to fulfil his treaty obligations until tho Cubans shall hno orgnnbod nn ludopendent govern ment which shall tako upon Its own shoul ders tho task of discharging International responsibilities. So far ns Cuba Is concerned, tho eomoca tlon of the now Congress In extra session would lw uttorly superfluous. The Con grew which Is to expire by limitation on March 4 modo an cxhausthe announce ment of tho national policy with regard to that particular Island wliou, less than a year ago, It passed tho Joint resolution de claring It to bo our Inflexible intention trt glvo Culm Independence. Unless tho now Congress wishes to retract that dec laration, there Is no pretext for calling It together In extra session, so far ns Cuba Is concerned. As for tho Philippines and Porto Rico, tho duties of the Pipsldentot tho United States will bo confined during tho coming nine months, as they wore at arm responding Juncture In thohlstoiyof Callfnrnln, to tho enforcement of order and to tho collection of suoh extensive and trustworthy information regarding tho political, Hoeial and economical conditions of the islands named as will cnablo tho next Congress to framo forms of govern ment adapted to tho stngo which they shall bo found to lme reached In tho scale of civilization. Dishonesty in Politico. Among tho cry few Southern nowspapers which i eject tho silver policy of tho Chicago pint form is the Daily Iitpiater of Mobile. It was opposed to that policy radically whun it was adopted in 1800, but It supported Mr Hiiyn nil tho same. Now, too, It calls 10 to 1 "a policy of repudiation," and does not "think It would lx a safo thing to hno" Mr. Biiyan "as Chief Executive so long as he professes those lews ;" but ap parently it will ngaln get Into lino behind lilm whother he professes them or not. It assumes that Mr. Bitv.vN will again bo tho candidate, but it nravs that instead of 10 to 1 the issue made by the Democratic party will be " opposition to tho expansion policy." It prays for tho relief, but it does not expect It. " 'While wo do not doludo oursolves with a fond hope of a recovery of equilibrium on tho part of tho Democracy," says tho Mobile Journal, "wo can at least oxpress the wish for such recovery." Yot "wo think that thoro will probably bo no change." Accordingly It Is embarrassed at tho prospect that It will ngaln bo put In tho position where it was In 1800. It does not relish tho probability that It will hao to "contemplate tho making of a choice be tween him nnd the representatives of tho sound money polloy." Why Bhould the Mobllo paper bo embar rassed? It may regret, reasonably and Justifiably, that tho Democratic party la so sure to renominate Mr. Rbyan on tho sller plank of the Chicago platform, but why should it hne any doubt or any "concern" as to its duty under biich circumstances? Howcan an honest paper bo in any perplex ity as to wheio it will bo with reference to a policy which it Is coninccd would bo ruinous and disgraceful to Its country ? If Mr. Bryav Is nominated by tho De mocracy in 1000 it will bo as a representa tive of tho 10 to 1 Issue. Of course, ho can not be separated fiom it. His wholo politi cal availability comes from it, and If any "nnti-otpanslon" policy is put forward In 1000 by tho Democracy It will simply bo attached to that main Issue. Een if anti expansion had strength, some other man than Mr. Bryan would havo to bo chosen to represent it. His speciality Is 10 to 1, and his renomiuatlon would mean to tho public mind that tho Democratic party clings to that policy as li distinctive issue. This tho Mobile paper foresees. It hopes for nothing else, and can only "wish" that something else might come up It dnres not express een the wish that Mr. Buy n may not be nominated on tho Bllver plat form in 1000; yet It Is " concerned" ns to what it ought to do in such a campaign ! It is becnuso of tho certainty that nil such opposition in tho great Democratic stronghold of tho South Is suro to bo whipped Into line against Itself that tho probability of tho renomlnation of Mr. Bhyan on n 10 to 1 platform is so great ns to bo almost a foregone conclusion. Nor will such self-abasement bo con fined to tho South. Tnmmany, of course, will support tho platform and candidate, under uny circumstances. Democratic Stato Conventions which before the National Con vention may come out for gold, no matter how valiantly, will retrace tholr steps nnd coino out ns positively for a silver pint form and ticket. What sortof chanco can such a party have with people who havo any respect for politi cal honesty ? Lord Ilerschell. By the sudden death of Lord HerscheUj at Washington yesterday this country, or rather this continent, has lost a true and Influential friend among tho leading publlo men of England. As a lawyer, Lord Heiiscueltj attained the highest placo In tho Judiciary of Great Britain, when, in 1880, at the ago of 40, he was promoted from the position of Solicitor-General to that of Loid Chancel lor of England At that time he held tho office less than a ycui, le&lgnlng with the Llbcial Minlbtiy; but lut beeanio Loid Chancellor again iu lHDU, when tho Lib eials catno In, nnd remained on the wool sack until June, ISO.'. As n Judgo his woikwnsdouo besldo that of brilliant con temporaries on the bench. His opinions, to lw found reported In the English Appeal Cases, aro clear, able and cniivlnolng expo sitions, of the law, nnd show how well do berved was the distinction which, as Sir Paiuieii Huisrur.Lii, ho had previously acquired at tho bar. Ills llit judgment was rendered as n member of the Judicial Committee of tho Privy Council, lev lowing a decision of tho Supremo Court of tho colony of Natal in a newspaper libel suit ; nnd this passage from his opinion has been much commended : " There te no doubt that the public acte of a puhlla nun mi) lawfully lw made the aubjret of fair rom. inrnt or irltklmu, not only by tueprex, but b all im mWni of the imbllc Uut the distinction cannot too rliarly borue In tnlnd betwevn comment er rritlrliru and elltisatlone of fait, aut.li aa that dla Ci artful actt have been committed or dlajraceful lanuaif e haa hi cu lined It la one tuiLtf to comment upon or cntlclae. eveu with eerlty, the arauowl tdgtd or prated acta of a public man, and quite an other to aucrt that he bat bten guilty of particular acta of miarouduct," It was also early In tho first term of Lord IlKiisciii'.i.i. as Lord Chancellor that tho Houto ol LvrUs adopted the rule. regulating ! tho granting of legislative divorces In Ire land. Tho Divorce not undor which di vorces were authorized to be granted by tho courts In England did not apply to Ireland; but undor tho advice of Lord IlKnscinaTi and Lord ItLACKnciiN tho House of Lords resolved that whatever would Justify a divorce and nfford legal ground for It under tho provisions of tho Divorce not whom It prevailed should con stitute sufficient reason for nn application to Parliament to grant n divorce by pass ing n bill for that purpose, where tho par ties lived In n pot tlon of the United King dom not subject lo tho operation of tho Divorce net. What wo havo said of Lord Hr.nscnrj.i.'s career on tho bench nnd nt tho lmr will servo to Indlcnto his promlncneo iu his pro fession. In tho brooder field of statesman ship tho most Important undertaking of his life was that In which ho was engaged when it camo to nn end tho endeavor to compose tho political differences which have nrlson between tho United States and tho Dominion of Canada. In continuing the effort to como to an ngreouient con cerning Canadian questions England can not send to us n more ndmlrablo represen tative, a mnn of kindlier spirit ornmoro courteous gentleman. The Muyor ns Mr. Crokcr. Yesterday's hearing botoro tho Mayor on tho Manhattan ordlnnnco showed that tho city has something new In tho City Hall. A Chief Mngistrato of tho Hon. RoniinT A. Van Wtck'h conception of his placo and of his rolntlons to his follow eltl7cns is with out precedent. Mr. Van WicK Is tho first of his office to turn from tho sub'ect undor consideration In order to nddiess tho repre sentative of a grcnt corporation cited to appear lcforo him In language llko tills,; " You ought to be put out of Dittcry Park. You got in there by fraud." Wo will not comment upon the coarseness of tho charge or tho flippancy thnt mndo it. Inasmuch ns tho elevated road has remolned In Battery Park for tho last twenty years with tho approval of Tnmmany Hnll, Mayor Van Wyck's remark soems rather hnrsh upon that organization. In the courso of his argument tho Man hattan lawyer referred to Mr. Gould's statement regarding tho demand of Mr. CnoKEn's company to havo its pipes hung on tho elevated framework. "Mr. Cnounn said that Mr. Gould tails a falsehood. I bellovo Mr. Crokeb," said tho Mayor. So tho first function of the Mnyor of Now York is to champion the personal voracity of a friend not officially connected with tho occasion, with whatever insult to tho par ties who havo corao before the Ma) or by right to plead for their mueh-ondangered interests For tho moment the Mayor became the absent Sir. CnoKEn. Well, when tho amiablo Mr. Coooan vol untarily converts himself Into n tool of blackmail, what wonder Is It that a gentle man transferred from the Tenderloin to the City Hall should retain some flaw In his views upon tho proprieties of his place ? Tho Fnlrs. Half a dozen expositions are now asking Government aid. First comes the Greater America Exposition, to bo held nt Omnha this year from July 1 to Nov. 1. This en terprise Is a sequel of lost ear's Tranb Mississippi Fair, held at tho same place, and uses tho samo buildings. It Is cxcc tlonal in asking no money from the Treas ury, nnd In fact oven puts up a deposit of $50,000 to tho credit of the United States for carrying out tho provisions of Mr. TnunsTON's resolution, which the Senate re cently passed. It asks that a board of man agers, appointed by President MpKisley, shall furnish nnd superintend Government exhibits from Cuba, Porto Rico, tho Ln drones nnd the Philippines In tho exposi tion buildings which tho Government already has, and nlso tho gift of those buildings after Nov. 1 to Omaha. It wants, too, a "Congress of American In dians," like last year's, with exhibits of our country in general, nnd tho privileges of last year's fair ns to tho admission of ex hibits, and, finally, an Invitation from Secretary Hay to other countries to take part. Tho resolution asks that tho exhibits from tho West Indies nnd the Pacific may Illustrate tho habits, dress, modes of life, occupations, Industries, customs, amuse ments and commercial, agricultural and mineral resources of the iblands. Wo find another celebration of our terri torial expansion In tho Louisiana Purchase. Centennial Exhibition. This, ns Its nnmo Im plies, is tocoraiuemornto Jefferson's great stroko of statesmanship. It Is to be held nt St. Louis in 1004, nnd ex-Governor Francis, at n dinner Inst Saturday night, said that if Congress would lend $5,000, 000, or one-third of tho wholo amount needed, there would bo tho amplest guaran tees of Its repayment. Another centennial fair asking Gov ernment nid is Ohio's, to lo held at To ledo, In commemoration of the admis sion of thnt Stato to tho Union in 1802. This, too, will bo nn Illustration of tho country's growth, as Ohio will show on Increase of about a hundredfold in popula tion since It was carvod out of tho North west Territory, and of about a thousand fold in rovenues, Stato nnd local. Tho bite chosen for this fair Is near Wayno's battle flojd of Fallen Timber, nnd also near Putin-Bay, whore Perry gained his great vic tory, so that a naval display and an exhibi tion of Indians aro proposed. Tho bill repotted favorably by Mr. Gnosvnvon calls for $500,000 as the s'mro of tho Govern ment In promoting this fair. A llko bum, divided into $200,000 for n building and $300,000 for an exhibit, Is up propriated by Mr. l'LATr'H bill for tho Pan American Exposition of 1001 at Buffalo, which tho Senato Committeo hns reported favorably. A similar mensuio iu thoHoiiKo has been reported favorably there through Mr. Payne. This uiidertiiUiug proposes to Illustrate "the development of tho Western Hemisphere during the nine teenth centuty," nnd the project Is not n new one. It dates back, in fact, to Mi. Blaine's day; but tho company that un dertakes it wab only incoi pointed vear before last, Iu New York, with R. P. Tlower, Chawcey M. Dei'EW, H. Waltlr Wehii, W. 1'. Siieeiian uml other well-known men as directors. Buffalo has raised by subscription over $1,500,000 for It, tho list can ylng moro than 11,000 names, and tho Legislature nt Albany, sup plementing Its own bill font Stato build ing and exhibit, has asked Congress to inonngo tho undertaking. Within 500 miles of Buffalo nro .'18,000,000 people ; and it is nl&ou centre of trunk railroad lines, while, with Niagara Tails as an additional attrac tion, tho site Is excellent for a fair to which all Amcilcn Is Invited. A centennial celebration, not in tho form of a fair, sure to bo aided abundantly by Congress Is that of next year for celebrat ing tho establishment of tho Federal Gov ernment nt "Washington. In May, 1800, tho archives and general offlces of tho Gov ernment wore removed thither, nnd on Nov. 17 following Congress met thero for tho first time. Tho President In his last annual messago recommended nn appro priation for this purpose, and a local com mitteo desires that a memorial hall, a bridgo to Arlington or somo other perma nent structure should bo provided. But, excluding this last, the fnlrs proper now under consideration nro numerous, nnd to them may bo added tho ono In Paris, for which Commissioner Peck wonts a largor appropriation. Tho Sundry Civil bill, ns amended In the Sonnte, grants $880,000, of which $120,000 maybo forclork hlre.rnlses tho limit of last year's act by $100,000 to $1,050,000, nnd nllows $250,000 for build ings nnd $70,000 for tho pay of Jurors. A Senato resolution also allows foroign lnbor ei u to bo brought in for tho Commercial Ex position at Philadelphia, in aid of which Congress has nlready appropriated $850, 000. Finally, Senator Galltnoer'b bill pro poses to givo $25,000 to aid n Woman's In dustrial Exhibit In Washington. Tho ordinanco requiring tho clovntcd ronds to run trains cv ory llv o minutes all nlcht, lcgnrdless ot its blackmailing orlitln. In unrea sonable, arbitrary and oppressive. It deserv es condemnation on Its merits. OEnMAXXS JTJlIESnr.Y ATTITUDE. Tho Mennlnc ot tho AVItlnlrnwnl of (ha Knlierln Aucuatn from Manila, Wasiiinoton, March 1. Tho explanation was modo to-day by a reliable authority that tho German Government, in notifying tho United States of the withdrawal from Manila of her cruiser. Kaiserln Auensta. tho nolo representa tive of the Gorman Navy In tho Philippines, did not say that the vessel had been withdrawn permanently or durlnu tho poliod of uncer tainty In tho Islands Nothing ot that character was ever Intimitod to this Government, the only ronson elven bolns that the presence of tho cruUor was roimlred In Chinese waterp, whero tho lives ot German subnets were In dancer. Nevertheless, the authorities horc understand tho meaning of Germany's action, which, ns told In The 8un this inornlnc, they Interpreted tntoadenlre to show friendly feellnu lor and perfect trust In this Government In notifying the 8tate Department of tho withdrawal of tho Knlserln Augusta from Manila, tho German Ambaisador, Dr. von Hol lotien.oTpressed satisfaction that tho American military and nnrnl authorities at tho Philip pines capital were able to euro for the lives and proporty of Germnn subjects In tho archipelago It was understood, of couro, bv the Arabassndor that this Oovornmcnt was responsible for tho safeguardlneof Uermnn In terests In the Philippines, whether or not Ger mnn warships were there, but the Administra tion wasonlrtoo glad to glvo assurances that partlculnre ire would bo taken to prevent any injury whatever to those Interests. To that end. Instructions wero sent by telegraph to Ad miral Dewey and Mnjnr-Gen Otis Admiral Dewey was told that tho President directed that ho was to furnish nil protection posslblo to Germnn subjects and their interests, and ulo to nil persons whose intercts had In any way lioen confided to Germany or wcro under stood to be under Germnn protection It was added that this was done at the rerjucst of the Gorman Government. The very liroml nature of theo Instructions will, the officials assort, servo to hhow Germany thtt tho United Status nre willlnc to do their full share in brlnglnc about the most cordial millions between tho two countries, and there can bo no doubt that tho feeling Is bettor to-day than It has bocn tor some tlmo THE DEltT STATE31EST. Increnao In February, 9,-10,041 Cnalt linlnnco In Treasury. 8100,103,013. WAsniNOTON. March 1. Tho debt statement 1-sued to-day by the Treasury Department shows that In tho month of Pebrinry tho debt of tho United States Increased $5.27n.141 Tho interest-bearing debt increased $17:1.210 and dobt on which interest had ceased decreased $5,480; the debt bearing no Interest decreased $G0,231. whllotho cash in the Treasury de creased S5.4S1.102. Tho debt on Feb 28 stood: Intercst-beartnc debt. $l,010.7.n,270: dobt on which Intenst had censed, SI. 2.11,070; bearing no interest, f.JK-i.OlU.tHW. Total. $1.427.H07,i04. The ensli in the Treasurv Is made up of tho following itoms- Gold. SJtt4.UWl.477: sliver. S"i7.OTl.RS8: paper. S.0 Kill 48tJ; other cash. JM5.7IU.120. Total. $008 'ISO U71 Acainst this there were outstanding. (Sold certificates, $.'J4, 5 i2.7Jl: silvorecrtlUeites. $40J.2K!.&U4: certi ficates of deposit. SJ.i.l.lIi.tKH): Treason notes or lMK). SlKj.511.2a0: other liabilities. SKt.718. 044. leaving a balance, including $100,000,000 gold reserve, of $2tfii,10J 51.1 The reeilnts or tho Government for tho month ot February wero $.i7.07u. UJ. exceed ing those of List Febniar) by SP 40)1.074, nnd for the eight months $.125 414.187. an Increase of $50.8511.227 compared with the same period of the previous fiscal enr. 1 he expenditures for February wero $43 918. 020. exceeding the r eolpts by $5 O.5S.507. nnd the expenditures for February. 1WH, by $17. :ill'.U74 For the eight months ended Feb 28 the expenditures nggrectod$424,52.'i.7'J J. nn increase, of $5l.OJ..tH)7 compared with the similar iierlod of tho last previous) ear The coinage of the mints for tho month of February wts 4,278.100 pioces. valued at $1(1, 480,070. Of this number HRl.lHO pieces worn of cold, and valued at $14,848,000: 1.002.000 wero sliver, worth Sl.Mttiutx), and 1.00J.OOO were minor coins, valued at $ JJ.870. The Great Grub Itiue. To Tiir Fnrron or Tiir RDM Xlr Wanted n iue on rhlch to oppose tbli Administration. It is wanted badly after the overwhelming expression of publlo opinion in favor of war with Spain and the overwhelming victory of that war. Of what ran its opponents make an Isue T It cannot be forgotten by the man of 1881 to IRIS that about tho Brut thing volunteers find fault with is their food. I can certify to that, as I was one of them. The yellow journals, aaslnted by impudent correspondents, who in the army of any European power would have been shot ci hanged, set about, therefore, to make an Issuo of the grub ifiicztlnn, and sundry more or less bcuest Innueenta took It all seri ously. Hut where Is the Issue at now I Itead Major Ar. rasmlth's report published in The Scn to dayl Over five million rations of "embalmed" beef issued at Camp Thomas, Cbickamauga Fark, aud every last pound of It good, even ezcellmt. Moreover, it Is precisely the same beef that all of us In the Katt have boon eaUng for fifteen years, and the oest wo ever had In our lives. E. D. O'jdteau. Hauoaicck, Feb. 27. Army Nurses. To mr FniTon or The Su Vfr Somo weeks nso there appeared an artiilu in Tiir Hvi from Orn. Sternberg regarding the proposed salaries of army nurses I havo never Ktn an artlila on the subject, but would 1 ke to nmlnd the Gimral of the sacrifice, tbelofttof sliep of thiso women, weurtng on tho trnnitrrt hence. In rrlvato uun-Ilu tho rouipeuta. tton of a rew weeks' servico nnuld warrant u rest of saieral mouths K tlui rhose totukolt, Theilitiul calsuscit In the freo uujdry dcslioy quantities uf clothes, no small Item if rxprht The thai nf women who vulunteeieil during the late war when they i xperted no l a) , but wer rnflu elued mainly b) pttrl tie ttuumeut, woull llnd llttlu indureineni to lemaln. (I. New Yoke, Feb. 27 Hie American Orenn. To Tiir Forron or The Ruv .Vir Djn't jou think 11 proper and opportune to change the name of Patlnc Oriaui The uaiiio limit or Joint Have name with meaning Amerlran Dii-au would suit admirably, as American territory is in every part of it. There is an Indian Ocean, also Herman Oceau or orth Sea, Why not American Ocemf C W KoirT. I.nuilun In the Grip of Grip. Fron tkt Lanrtt. There l nn longer any doubt that wo art face to face with an i utbreak of typical Infliicura. Mtdlcal mi u are bi ginning to feel that strain on their time which they havt experienced five or six times In the list rh.ht leirs. Ho far tho rais aru not of that grave kind with which we have been too familiar in several jeari", but they aro unmistakable. The s)inptnm, Including the slurp prexu orten set ting in very abruptly with characteristic palus and followed by uispropoitinuate prostratlou, aro un lulaljkable whether with or without catarrh anil whether tills be tonsillar, bronchial or Inlotlual. Hew to De Genial. Frtm tic AtMion Vaxlv O'oit, A genial person is ooe who laughs hcaitily when he hears funny story u iixoud aim. jony Atr.EX'fl nrnssr.th svebcb. lie Trent the Home to Some llnmorous Iteronrks, ns Usnnl In JCnrh Congress. Wasihsoton, Match 1. Private John Allen of Mississippi delivered Ids biennial humor ous speech In the Home to-dav, during the discussion on tho conference report on tho General Deficiency bill. "Tho gcntlomnn from Illinois (Mr. Cannon) said the other day," bngan Allen, "that what we said would ham but little effect 100 years from now; that events then would goon about tho same, regardless of our remarks. If I be lieved that what I said to-day would not af fect the courifo of things n century hence, I would not spent;. Somo time ago thero was a contention going on horo about whoso war this was. On tho ltopubllcan tld It vvns claimed to bo altepublloaa war: on this side thoro was an effort to claim and secure an In terest In it. Tor myself I dosiro to recoid a quitclaim deed ror my part In It right now. I don't bollovo wo nro coins; to sot what wo paid for." (Laughter. Mr. Allen then descended Into figures, apol oglrlnc for It by the remark that as Mr. Dock ry ot Missouri was soon to retire It was nco essary to train a statistician for servico In tho Democratic ranks. He therefore offered him self. From his figures Mr. Allen asserted that this Congress. In whoso life tho war began, would, Imvo apnronrlatod before It exolrcd over 8500,000.1 O0 on aeeoun ot the war with Spain." "and tho half has not been told." To meet somo ot tho expenditures Lccaslnned by tho wnr a revenue bill hud been pissed, and tho people set to work using s'omps. If (his thing goos on, ho added, for two years longer the poocle will quit licking stamps and go to licking tho ltomibllcaii part v. (Laughter. Iteforring to Mr. Uollhers speech ntiout the des'lny nnd duty of the nation. Mr AJlen Hnldi "Wo hear a great deal In thoio dnys about taking up tho 'white man's burden.' For years I've boen doing nothing else. and. as much of the gentlemsn's speech appealed to me, I want to say 1 an not out hunting any more burdens." Laughter. Tho nesuniDtlon that tho nation was carrying out tho decree of l'rovldence. Mr. Alien said, reminded him ot tho philosophy of an old darky In hiscouotry, who was naked about special providences In prayer. "Well." ho answored. "that depends upon the form of the prayer. If I ask the Lord to send mo.a turkev Ho oiys no attention to it. Hut It I nsk Him to tend me utter a turkey thero Is suro to bo a prompt unswer." Laugh ter J Mr. Allen said hi policy regarding the Phil ippines had nothing In It or coercive liberty or coercive religion. "This thing or qualify ing n heathen or a hnU-eivillrod people, who have no idea of domocratlo principles of gov ernment," he said. ' Is something thnt rou who havo never monkeyed with It knotv noth ing about." It was not of a sentiment In regard to tho "consent of the gjverned," Mr. Allen said, that moved 'him. Ho was In 'his Government without his consent. Ho did not complain of It, nnd believed that the eon sent uf the Filipinos could be gained In the sumo way that his own had been. Ilutltwas because he believed that no man know or could by any possibility roretell what it would cost to hold the l'nlllpplnes after wo cot them In conclusion Mr. Allen, under the guise ot n personal explanation, exposed, as he said, the moMve lying behind the ntta;k bv a cor respondent ot a local paper upon his beloved Tupelo. He believed, ho said, that It was duo to hlmselr nnd lo his totvn. ".Sot town, jour city, jou mean," added Mr. Johnson of Indiana. "To lie real honest." said Mr. Allen. "It Is not a city, according to tho census But im pressively thero is more room for growth than thero Is In all New xork." IGreat laugh-ter.J KIVElt AD llAltllOIt HILU New nrk rinrbor Improvement Prnrtlcally Agreed To right Over the Cnnnl. Washivotow. March 1. Tho conferees on tho Hlver and Harbor bill spent threo hours this afternoon without reaching the Nicaragua Canal amendment attached to that measuro as o rider by tho Senato Many of the minor amendments mado to tho bill by tho Senate wero agreed to without protest, and In a few cases tho House had its way and the Sonata yielded. Much of the discussion this afternoon was had ovor tho appropriitlons for tho harbor of Now York. Although the toxt of tho prov Islon has been chanced in the arrangement reached by tho conferees, tho mnnaccrs on tho part of thoHouso have practlcallyacroedtothoSenato amendments. Tho depth of tho new East Channel will ultimately bo 40 feet, as provided foi in the Semite amendment The House pro vided for a channel 2 000 font wide and 35 feet deep. and tho :-enate amendment Increased tlie del th to 40 feet, as Urged b) tho business men ol .Sow York Although tho depth ot tho channel was increased, no additional ap propriation whs rande.tlin$4.0U),OO0npproprl nted by the Hout-e being retnlticd. the tinny engineers estimating Hint tho gnater depth could be obtained at the samo oost If large ( on tracts were mado I'ikjii tho statement or tho engineers that it would be necessary to secure a depth of thirty-flvo feet berorn beginning the rorty-foot channel, provision Is only mudo for Immediate completion of tho formor depth, but vv Itli astipulation that the fort) -foot channel shrill eventually bo dredged 'Iho controverev over tho Nicaragua Canal promises to be bitter, but tho managers on the part of the henate insist thnt somo provision shall be made for tint great waterway. Tho compromise proposition that will he submitted provides ror nn appropriation ot $5,000,000 to start w Ith and n continuing contract to be au thorized tor the construction of the canal up to Its estimated cost It Is to be left to tho dis cretion or the President whether tho Panama or the Nicaragua route Is the more feosiblo. Provision Is also made for tho ascertainment by one of the department of the Government, preferably the Treasury, of tho actual value of the work thus far done by the Maritime Canal Company and the payment to that company of the sumh thus found to havo beon expended 'Tt.la In hvl.tP la InA xniivutllnn nkt.l. 1T White, representing tho friends of the canal, will submit to tho House conferees, and upon this much, nt least, will they Insist. 'Iheybe llove their proposition will be accepted by tho House, and to-night one ot the conferees on tho pnrtof the Honnto was quoted assaying that if this proposition, or ono embodying its willent points, was notaocopted the Kiverand' Harbor bill would fall bomo criticism has been made of the action etf hpenkerlleed In failing to appoint Repre sentative. Cooper of Wisconsin ono of the con ferees on the bill. Senator White asserting that that gentleman was Ignored because ho was a friend of the Nicaragua Canal proposition. I)y the ordinary practice In such eases Mr Cooper, being the second member of the Houso Com mittee on Itlvorsand Harbors, would have been named ns one of the Houso managers In the conference. He was not selected, however, but Mr. lleeves of Illinois, the fourth member on the committee, was chosen. In Messrs. Frye. Klklns and W hlto tho Senate Is represented by three stanch friends ot tho canal proposition, In the Union. From CMur'i IFceilir, (the sotrrnEiui vetehui iruu.) I vo raced the light with Jackaon. I've inarched along with Lee; I had somo words with Sherman as he galloped to the sea; Exchanged br.sk compliments with Orant when vict'ry seemed In vkw. My old steel baonet glittering at many a breast in blue, I say, I've 1 eon 1th Jackson, and Lee be knew my name And lorirtlmes, when the fight was on, he called ma b) the same, I followed llcrce and fearless where Loagttrect led the way To fields whose bloody daisies were blent with bin and gray, lint now I m in the Unloul I see there overhead. The ring nur fathers fought far, her rippling rills of red All aloilous and vlctor'ons the splendor of her stsrs And I say " The blood of heroes dyed all her crimson tars," I m for that flag forever 'gainst foes on aea and shore. V ho shames her? Who defame berl Give manly gun oncomirel v t'll answer when they need us when the war Area Unlit the night. There's a Lee still left to It id us to the glory of the fight' See how the old flag ripples, and flaunts her folds in St 0171, Her stars and I an will be the Joy of nations yet nn- born: Aud though she waves o'er ntw-roade graves, 'neath alien sod and de. There, iu the stirr) silences, the gray sleep with the blue We'ie one In heart foievcr we're one In heart and hand. Tho nag's a challenge to tho aea, a garland to tho land Wero uclicd one griat country; Freedom's the watchword still, There's a Leo that left to lead us-lel the slorm break where It Willi rum L. SriHTOK. 0TlCJi or 7UE CeiufifvfiSK, Athuti, Oa, TBTnitAXS AFTKJt OAnDISKlt. They Object to the District Attorney's Trent men t of n Veteran In Ills Office. Boveral months ago Col. Asa Illrd Gardiner removed some of tho employees of tho District Attorney's office Anton? them was James J, Flood, a subpoena oorv or. who was replaced by Michael P. Shelley Flood contested tho re moval on the ground thatho was n civil war veteran and tho case was carried lo tho Court of Appeals, which finally decided In favor ot Col Gardiner, who argued thnt Tlood held a confidential post and was thoroforo outsldo of the votoran preference laws. At thodlnnerof tho Bar Association at tho Pouch Mansion In Brooklyn on Jan. 24 Cot. Gardiner was ono ot the speakers. What ho said concerning tho Flood caso was resontod by tho members of Winchester Tost 107. 0 A. B.. who passed res olutions In part as follows. " H7ifj'fa, At tho dlnnor of the Bar Associa tion nn Jan. 24 one of the spenkors Is said to havo been Introduced thus by President Incrahami ' Wo hav e with us District Attorney Gardiner of New York. It was nottonc ngotli.it our learned friend was obliged to arcno nn upponl ease which Involved one Flood, This Flood was a vctoran. Our friend I a veteran. Ho vv.is called upon to nrguo against a atntuto protect ing veterans, and I civ o ) ou my word whon ho was through t hero wan not one bit of that stnt utololt.' And " Vrnerratv In replylnc. Mr Gnrdlner said; After this flood of oratory fiom nt) friend, the Chairman, hi reference to a voteran who was removed in order to give place ton hotter voto ran. It might bo well for me to say that my Irlend, Judge Stoele, called ma up on the tele nhono and asked me If tho Court of Appeals had sustained mo, nshe would llko to remove snmo veterans himself.' "Hrtoltrd, by Itichester Post 107. That such sentiment uro unworthy ot thought and utter ance, and tloserverehuku by ov cry patriot " Copies of this rei-olutioo woro sent to Col, O'vrdltior and to District Attorno) Steolo of Brooklyn. Mr Steele replied a fow weeks ago fining thnt it wuh all a mistake: that, his In iiulry over the telephone was In reforence to veteran flremen. Col Gardiner wiotn to tho post thnt hocxectodan niKilogy for Its reso lutions concerning; hint. Tho members of tho post met and Instructed tholr Adjutant, Charles Ilnrtzhlm. to send this reply to Col Gnrdlner: "According to your own showing. Hood did not occupv a confidential 1 laco in yourofflco. Confidential docs not applj vyben ' he had been Intrusted only with the tdmplest kind or duties nnd tho rest or tho time had performed menial ofllces for trial assistants' If Flood was in enpablo, Inefficient, unworthv. ho should have been dismissed. And no truo mnn. or body ot men. could object to thnt. The correctness of tho idei stnted by you at tho Bar Asoelntlon dinner, a voteran who wua removed Iu order to give Place to a better veteran, ennnot tin contro verted, provldod. of course, tint such was tho fact. If, howaver, this Is Intended to mean thnt a man of ono pnrtv. n war veteran, whb re moved to make room for another war veteran, ono who camo properly 'tagged ' politically, wo differ with you. "Thousands of war vctorans voted for nu as District Attorney. Memories or other du s In spired thorn to do this. And ou know this to bo a tact. We would not willingly Impose upon you a slnglo Incapable, unworthy subordinate, but we certainly bono for and expect tnlr treat ment at our hand", polities aside, for men, war vetornns. who arc worthy. Loss than this your conscience should not approve." THE XICAllAOUAX LTRXSISO. Col. Reyes's Surrender Is Believed to II live Ended It. Washington. March 1. According to the official advices to tho Stato Department and the Navy Department tho surrender of Col. Keycs. the leader of tho revolt acainst the Nicaragua Government In tho Monoqulto dis trict, to Commandor Symonds of tho United Statos gunboat Marietta and Capt. Burr ot tho British gunboat Intrepid, was arranged with tho Nicaragua authorities. Thoro was a mutual agreement, according to theso advices, betweon the Nicaragua Government. Col. Iteyes. Commander Symonds nnd Capt Burr, by which Heyes should place hlmsnlr In tho custodyof the American and British officers, and thus secure tho protection of the United Statos and Great Britain. In these circum stances Heiee ns it is understood hore, will not be surrendered to the constituted authori ties of his country He will probably be taken out of Nicaragua on tho Marietta. No further Internal trouble In Nlcnragua is expected here, the surrenderor ltoies breaking the backbone of the uprising. Dartmouth Defcnts Itroivn In Debate. PnoviDKvcr. B. I.. March 1. The second an nual Brown-Dartmouth debate, which was held In baylos Hall this eveninc. was won by Dartmouth. Broivn sunportid tho affirmative of tho question: "Itcsolved. That the United States hhould retain permanently tho Philip pine Islnnds " Tho visttinc debaters wero ttuy A Ham. Hnrry Ln Baron Sampson and irnest Watson Brown's representatives wero Cliffords Anderson of Providence. Albert L. Scott of Arknnsas and Charles A. Walsh of Providence. Gov. Ellshn Dyer presided and tho judges wore Dean Georgo Hodges of tho Cambridge Episcopal Divinity School, Prof. Edward S Bournoof Yale and Bishop MoYlckar of lthode Island. Mew Insurance Commissioner In Con necticut. Hamtobd. Conn . March 1. Former Mayor Edwin L. Scoflcld. nt present Building nnd Loan Commissioner, has been selected for In surance Commissioner by Gov. Lounsbury. who sent his name to the Senate to-day Tho term is for four lears. beginning Jul) 1. and Mr SeoDold will probably bo unanlmouslv con firmed. Tho friends of Commissioner Betls were anxious to havo him retained In offleo, but thoro was ovidently too much opposition. Kansas Feeling About Expansion. From the Alma Knttrprite. If Ervlng Wlnslow. Secretary of the Antl-Imperlal. 1st League of Wahlngton, meets with the same kind of success all over tho country as that In Wabaunsee county, he will be forced to conclude that this is a cold, unfeeling world. Ills plan Is to Inaugurate a 1,000 000 men postal card chain, protesting to the President and Con gress against any extension of sovereignty over the Philippines In any ev ent, or over any other territory without tho consent of the people thereof. A bunch of these cards was sent to Joseph Little of near Eskridge, and here are eight of the ten answers to the appeal- " I am ln favor of keeping the Philippine Inlands "N. W. Lovelai,d. Keeno." "We did not ask tho consent of Louisiana or Florida or California or Alaska when we took them ln. Why should we of the Philippines r "W E Little, Fjikrldge." "To do that would be throwing away a God given power it would be cowardly. It would be un worthy of a Christian nation and rank disobedience to the command of God. "W. W. Kavet, F.kridgr." "Ko, never give up the Phlllppliien until we get tbeni clrlllxed, so they can take care of themselves and we tan convert them. If we do, it will be a stain on our nation in the si.'htnf God and man us long astimnlsa's All nations, even Kpa n would think less of us if we did. II M, IIohhts, F-nkrldge " ' Viewed from a commercial, as well as fiom a iiumnue standpoint, I believe nur Onvrrnmeiita present dull to lis citlrens and to the world at large Is to hold, clviliie aud ChrlsUsnlto the Philippines. Let future development! fettlo ijuestions of govern inent. I, A, Beavan, Keene." " I for ono don't think It necessary to get the con sent of the people In regard to the sovereign!) of the t'nttcd States ovor the Philippines The people elected President and Congress to attend to such business, Thry are In a position to know uioro about It than 1 am. Let them attend to it "Jiu 8nr, Keene " " What do yoa take us for out here In Kansas ' I)o not class us with that old girl Slate of Masss chusctta I do not protest against exteusion of the sovereignty of the I nlted Ptvtes over the Philippine Islands, No, sir! Take all we ran get and keep it, Isny idea. K J Daii t, Uskrldge "oa must be green If jou think Oirro area hnn dred men In Wabsunsie count) that will tlgn this Vo, sir! Let the flag ware and the eagle scream "JOSPIII LlTTI r. IljlVrldire" All these aro first clan, progn salvo farmers, At least two ot these men have always been iluwl as good straight Democrats. If Mr. Wlnslow inriftl gitca thoroughly, be will find about eghtoutot every ten meu In Kansas think just a then light lou csmint creato too big a market for the Kansas fnrmeia' euro and pork and wheat and beef. Agalu, Lsnsas fsrmers are big hearted Christians, nhoaa), "Hold the Philippine, even if It dues cost something," In for II, rojM flroeklui ( Mrs Chlnner Krnes lue, n darling, do you ox peel con.uiiit to night l Irntstlue Of i cause, minima. Why do mi in qulro ( Mrs Chlnner If ft ass you to marry him, tell htm to come aud speak to mr. Frnestlne And if he doesn't ask roe? Un, Chlnner Tell htm I am coming to speak to him. ' - s methods Of rmtSFMrisa heat. Prnreaars Tried by Vnrlotn Countries "Jerkins" Is the licit Preservative. From te imfcpenaV n't Tho preservation of l?nf nnd other neat trj a fresh stato for Government use and for com., merclnl purposes hns been a subject of inter. est to foreign chemists for mnny year? j il4 colonics of Ore-it Britain, for instnnee re quire earrlsons to bo stationed at all points mi the globo from the far north to places under tho equator. To furnish prosoncd fool sunij as beef and mutton. In quantities to these gar risons, has Induced the English Government to expend largo sums of money In detormlnlng tho best proeessos SpeclmnnHof flesh treated by vnrlouscheml. cals havo been sent to tho West Indies (re. qtiently within tho Inst quarter of a century, but tho conclusions ot tho scientists under whom tho tests were made havo been Hint nothing ot Its character enn be preserved e en a few days In tho climate of Jamaica fnr in stance, without n continual surrounding r ai mosphcre eloso tothofroerlnc Hlnt orbeliw It In short, only one proeres except tint of refrlgorntion has been Hiiccessiul in ptir. Incmentot nny kind 1 his U where the nt,!,. stnneo 1ms been thoroughly dried, or us It is formed In South America, convene! mt Jerked ' beef Inspltnofthe large sums of money which have been spent In perfecting ntoeesses In the United States for the preservation of 1 cl m Itn natural furm, nothing has vet been l uimI which w ill keep It more than n tew hours ntti r being exposed In llinonllnar) temperature ot the tropics. Meats which have been placed m cttifl linve naturally been kept a Inngei period, but the dlfferenco of tetnpcinturo between the Western Stntesnnd Cubi during tho wir t'. feeted all of tho packages to a greater or less decree To keep ment which Is to bo sent to points where It must to expoed to a nonml tetn pernture. and whoro It may be hung in tin mnrketfnrn few hours until sold, ninning process is employed nt times Thiscnnsin Ii covering nil cuts nnd other wounds on th sur.'neoof tho ment with n preparation which, as It hardens, literally tonus a thin gl.iss ver them, rendering tho cut airtight 'lliei un. ttosltion Is pronounced hr chemists tn he Inrtii lys, and dissolves In the process of eeoking, v hen tho boef Is to be exposed a long period, several processes hnvo been used One is 1 1 expose the various pieces to tho netlon t fumes of sulphurous acid gas. ami toaeernm extent cooking it in this manner. As thopalnt Ing process excludes tho oxgon from tho In terior of the melt, and thus prevents juttrefnc. tlon temporarily, gas Is supposed to kill nil parasitic conns nnd to notitrnlizo the effect ol tho ox)gcn In decomposition The latter operation Is nerfoimed on the halves, quarters nnd other lnrco portions or the in inial Still anntbor aud much moro 001011101 method Is to iitlllo chemicals both b) inject incrnntl by npplilng to the surfneo The chances of preserving beef ehomteilly or otherwlso treated In tho tropics isa problem which has never been solved It wisenleu lated, however, that ment sent to Cuba ind Porto Blco would ho well preserved on ship board, through cold storage, anit thnt It wnul I bo catnn nlmost within 11 few hours after taken out of tho cirgo This, howover. was an error. As Is woll known, mnny of the transports ner.v dolayed off Santiago, for example, in n tenner ature which was vory high, converting the vessel holds Into hot rooms, except In a fow instances where refrigeration had oeen pro vlded. After being kept in such a temperntun and theclose confinement of tho hold. It was no small wonder that tho meat. In spite of all its treatment, hnd become lltonlly putrid, and thnt tho canned beef was In as bad condition, if not worse Even the trip from the Atlantic seaports to the Cubin porn In somo enses required three or four days, during which tho thermometer on the vessels registered far above the summer boat or the United States Consequently, the procos-i of putrefaction wnsvery rapid, and bnetcrtn woro no doubt present In large quantities in what was offered as rood ror not only tho men but also tho officers Tho experience of thej-nc-llsb Government should have taught our own a lesson iu the futility of sending beef to such a climate ns the West Indlos. except thor oughly dried But It is evident tint the Ad ministration relied too much upon tho sup posed safo processes of preservation Baltimore. D. Allys Willst. A Cherokee Antl-Whlte Mnrrlnge Club. From tlit JnUr Ocean Wichita. Kan. Teh 20 Thirteen young Chorokee Indians have organized nclub. whoea members aro pledged, under penalty of denth, not to marry to anj female outside of th Cherokeo raco Women will nlso bo admitted, and they, too. must swear never to wed nny on except membors of the tribe. This society was organired Inst week and is grow Ing rapidly It has beon named tho Antl-Amorioan Marrying Club. Following aro the lending featuros ot tho constitution: "The purposo of thin club shall ho to Instill into tho hearts of Cherokee bo) s and girls that they shall not marry Into tho white race, nor nny other than a member ot their own tribe. Th Cherokeo raco Is rapidly becomlDg ex tinct, and this hns been caused by intermar riage with other classes ot people If this Is keot up much longer thero will be no moro Churokees. Out of n oneo vast and iwwerful raco we stand to-day only a Tew in comparison. " Afteronenfllxes hlsor her name to thesi resolutions nnd then marries outsldo of tha race ho shall suffer tho penalty of death. Ha shall bo shot In tho dark, by some member of this club, whoso namo none of tho othors will know, ln accordance with an arrangement not written In theso resolutions, but known to tha organizers "It shall bs tho duty of every unmarried member to marry as soon ns ho or sho hns reached tho proper age. and has n suitable op portunity It shall also bo tho duty of such couples to roar as many children as possible nnd once more Increase tho raco to whoro It oneo stood in tho history or this country "This club shall at onco engage the services ot some Intelligent member, possessed ot soma powers or spoech. and send him on ntripnmong tho other tribes ot this section, to toll them of our plan and ask them to organlzo similar clubs. This Is tho only wai in which the roil raco can oxlst tor the noxt century." This document is signed by thirteen Indians; Bod Cloud. Do Klnnov Waters Boudlnot Itol Bird. Woir. Slxklller. Mcintosh. Sequlche. Eagla Eye, W hlto Horse, Houston. Mayes and Ingram, Somo ot these Indians am puro-biooded, whila others have a mixture of white blood Six killer, a full-blood, organized tho club. He has attended tho Indian school nt Carlisle Tha new Idea is said to be meetinc with much suc cess among the Creeks. The Kecord for Staying Under IVnter. From (As Fvimy Daily Telfgrar A week or so since the Daily Telegraph men tioned the great surprise Mlsg F.lslo Wnllenda recently created at tno Alhambra. London, by Btaying under witter In a class tank 4 minutes H .'1-5 seconds, defeating tho previous best la dles' record, held by Miss Annie Johnson, who. In I8SS1. nt Blackpool, remained beneath the surface or tho water 3 minutes 1H' seconds. On tho 14th ult. Miss Wallonda mndo nn at tompt on tho remarkable record held by James rinney or 4 minutes '.ill1., seconds, nce-jni-pllshed b him at Tho Canterbury in 8H"I, and that put up by Benuinout, tho Lncllsh swim mer. In Melbourne, whero he Is said to have been Immorscd 4 minutes firi'i seconds in lKiii, go that there hhould bo no mistake Messrs If H Griffin, tho official timekeeper ot the Northern Counties Union; J Campbell Mulr of the Bath Club and W Henry. th hon orablo Secretary of the Life Saving Society, wero requested to attend nnd tako tho time Miss Wullendn.aftera soiles of tricks In th) water, which mndo un her usual nlghtl) per formance, attempted the record and wm. emi nently successful, for sho remained under neath 4 minutes 4ri't seconds, which consti tutes n wvrld'ii record, 'owerlng Hint of na ncy's by IU' neonds and Beaumont's b 10 second- Mls Wnllendn was ritlii rexhnusted at the lllil'li, but idle quickly iccovercd. Chromunnlrlc Feet. Frem te Xtv OrUant Titnei.lhmorrat, "Tho barometric corn .and the thennoinetrlo chilblain aro well. established nn te irnlogieal Instruments." suldnnobvervntit citizen, "ai if have even heard of chronic beam win'" hea Is would grow soie whenever the prli 0 f entt i climbed sk ward, bur not until ei.teni) di 1 I know that them wasnmnii in New Orb in" who iosensed u perpetual chronotni ter In Id o t " "You mc It Is this w:i) lien the teni man ln question arises in the morning lie 11 s on a largo nnd ruomypalrnf No ilt-hoei. an I starts down to breakfast II) the Uni" tho meal I' over his 'oh unsure' begins i" ' el snug; nt noon the shoe lacings are its tight n drum eorde: by night his f et swell out over bis shoo tops nnd botvyieit the laeea like a French prima donna In a tight corset an I 111 the wee small hours, when our friend wends Ills wn bun owad, bo curries Ills now useless shoes under hlKTirm, hhving substituted a pair of ronituntl try slippers Ho hu quit earning nu.itcli, ns a moment's consideration of his feet will Indicate the hour The doctors f.a ft isn bud s)mptom tint our frlen I Kociatcsonly smiles a he slip up Ills front stairs at ' A M, and clldis noiselessly to bod " rvv 'rnltlttd Natives Hee Itlg I.lrnrdi. Frm the lonlin liaily Mail The huge lizard whldi was soe-i some months ago b) n native near hang irm New Zealand, and Is supposed to boa hi) nl-.i f pi le vvlib n was thotuht to be long flint oxtinct hns.it -cording to tiir Intit advices. tll eiuded an turn, thuiigh cougsof men me Hunting font A I nocountA ajree thnt it Is a nost fearsome best ZIt Is nliout lv feet l'i Ic iglh with feet innsldnialdv hirger than a inmi h linud. an enormous month and hugo teeth set bat U like thote of an alligator The tilnil llnnd, Urgnrdlris. Fron the llnvkimrillr. Pa , Diipaf V We have not learned whether Mr l" W Hby' little babels n girl or Ivy, Uut t the laws w wish hiia much Joy, Jl . .. . Jt