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, l) '' tsuif n all eaiei lend ilampier Mat fiureeie.
J, I1 Mr. Dolej Kebukes Mr. liny and Mr.
II J. " It is thirteen months and six days slnco
t ' i tho Hawaiian llcpubllo becamo nominally
l' . extinct, and tlio Stars nnd Stripes wcro
I- hoisted with much ceremony nt Honolulu to
j notify tho world Unit tko Islands had
j' i fcocomo American territory.
I . Wo find In tho llaicaUan Star of Autf. 28
!'. i an opporontly authorized Interview with
j "President" Dolk concornlnr. tho con-
j tlnued sale by Mr. Doiin'R Government
J of public lands which were formorly public
' , lands of the Ropubllo of Hawaii, but now,
t- ' of course, are public lands of tho United
I; States. Wo quoto ono passage from Mr.
t ; Dolij'h remarks as reported In tho Star:
' "I received from the Secretary of Bute the
memorial sent by the Oiaa squatters to Washington
I , together with a letter b- the Secretary, which, how
' ' ever. In quite vague. Mr. Hat I' new In hie offlee,
j ' and evidently la not familiar with the lines upon
. which we have been working here ilnco last August.
. . Hit letter showed that he i not thorongnlr
t , i Informed on the subjoct of j.ubllo lands."
j- To understand tho renl significance of
j, this extraordlnaiy rebuke from the Presl-
, ' dent (by courtesy) of tho defunct Kcpubllc
ito tho Administration at Washington, It Is
' ', necessaty to say that In July Inst Mr.
' Dole's (Jovurnmcnt mlv el tlBed theso public
lands on tho Island of Hllofor saloat public
. auction on Saturday, Sept. Ii. The matter
was brought to tho attention of tho Federal
authorities at Washington by n memorlnl
.' nddrcsso 1 to President McKinmjy by oer-
1 ta'n American citizens occupying tho lands
I In question nnd desiring to acquire tltlo
not from tho dofiuiet Hawaiian Kcpubllc,
I but from tho lawful owner of tho lands,
. t namely, tho United States of America.
I ; Picsldent MrKiM.EY referred tho Olan
! J memorial nnd the question lnolved In it
' to tho Attorney-Onneial, who rendered on
j July 20 this opinion, published at tho tlmo
!ln tho nowspnpers thtoughout tho States,
and also In Honolulu and Hllo:
1 "The publlo lande of Hawaii cannot be dlspossd
PB of except by special act of Congress "
It I Thorcupon tho Socretaiy of Stit, as wo
M ! k now lenrn from Mr Polk's own stutomont,
i ' wrote to Mr Dole a letter on tho subject,
I , evidently cautioning him about proceed-
j ing further with tho snlo of public lands
' :' belonging to tho Federal Go; ernment.
' It Is rcosonablo to supposo that this notl-
r , I flcation was conveyed In n. mnnner designed
j to sparo Mr. Dole's feelings, for tho Secre
tary of Stato happens to bo a gentloman
whose methods nro considerate and eourt-
J eous. It Is llkowlso snfo to assume that
' i the letter wns written In Intelligible sen-
tences, for Mr. Hay has ncer been sus
J petted of inability to use tho English
. language, with precision.
j Mr. Dole's public answer to Mr. Hay's
(M letter Is printed nboo. He tells tho Secre-
,A tary of State, substantially, that his letter
jil wns vngue, nnd that ho is new in ofilce,
I ignorant of Hnwnilan nffalrs, nnd Incom
petent to deal with subjects relating to tho
present status of the defunct Itepubllc.
Equally remnrkablo Is Mr. Dole's treat
ment of Attorney-General Gmoos's opinion
that tho United Stales Gooinment's public
lands in Hawaii ennnnt bo disposed of ex
cept by special net of C'ongiess. Mr. Dole
I has caused his Land Agent to publish u
postscript to tho original ndvettlsement of
tho sales of th OInu lnnds postponing the
auction until Xov. -t. Congress Is not to
meet until December.
Thus by word and deed does tho " Presi
dent" ut Honolulu rebuke nnd ocrrulo tho
Secretary of State and tho Attorney-General
of tho President at Wnshlngton.
iThe New Alllnnco Ilctwccn John Hull
and tho Prophet Mohammed.
Iteforonco hasnliendy been mndo In The
Scv to tho Impulse that has been given to
Islnmism In N'otth Africn, nnd tho stops
t taken by tho IltitKh Government to bring
' j the movementundorltritishlnlluence. Tho
founding of tho Gonlon College nt Khar
toum was In put suaneo of this policy, nnd
it has been followed at hut a short Intcrvnl
by the estnbllshmcnt of n slmllnr Institu
tion, though on i less pretentious scnlo to
begin with, nt Sierra Leone, on tho West
f- .- African coast. On tho Bcvcnth of last
i month a Mohammedan school, capable of
j holding threOjhundred children, wnsopened
at Freetown under tho nusplccs of the Act-
k 1 lng Governor, Major Nathan, C. M. G., of
j tho ltoynl Engineers. Among those present
on tho ocenslon, wns Dr. E. W. Ulydlv,
whoso nnmo is well known In England nnd
In this country as that of an ardent pro
moter of iBlamism.
A very Interesting nccount of tho pro-
ceedlngs appears In tho TYerUy A'eirs of
J Sierra Leono, together with n report of
.' Major Nathan's speech, Tho ceremony
began with n prayer In Arabic ofTe'red up by
tho Imaum of tho Mosque, Alf Omaiiu,
. j who afterwnnl gavo a short nccount of tho
! effoits to promoto i-cluentlon mndo by tho
1 I Kiel i a Leono Moslems. He refoned to tho
' years isnn and 1S41, when the Mohnnime-
j ' dan religion wns eonsldoied ns a danger to
W tho Colony, when Moslems weio peiseeuted
i and their mo-qms pulled down by excited
- I mobs. Thanks, however, to nn enlightened
, policy, mnttois were Fet light, nnd for
j more than llfty years the Moslems lmvo
cnjoyvl full toleration nnd tho protection
of tho British Government. In 1H72 tho
II festlvnl of tho Lesser Bnlrnni hnd been
; attended by tho Governor, Sir John Pope
; j HnsrssY, with n military escort, nnd In
"" I 1870 nnother Governor, Sir Smt'll ltowu,
I had cntertnlued seven hundred Moslems
nt Government 7Iouso on tho occasion of
the Hnlrnni Festival of that year, In 181)1
' Governor Hay handed over n line pioperty
j with commodious buildings to tho Moslem
community for educational purposes, ao
compnnled by a grant for tho payment of
tho teachers. Thoso successive events wero
importcnt epochs Intho history of Islnmism
In West Africa, nnd tho Imaum looked for
' ward to tho day when tho present ole-
uientii y school would become tho stepping
; stone to a college.
j Major Nathan, In his nddress In reply,
. dwelt on tho advantages of tho education
! to bo given In the school, nnd particularly
I on the benefit It would bring to the people
I II tho English language wero taught, as it
would qualify those knowing1 It to take
part In tho administration of tho country.
Ho cited as examples tho cases of Moham
modan judges In India and high function
aries In Egypt. At tho samo tlmo ho
wished them to perfect themselves in
Arable. In order that they might know
whnt real Mohammedanism Is. Whon they
understood tho Koran, ho said, they would
soo that their rollglon was ono telling them
'how to live, and not a rollglon of charms
and gewgaws. Knowing English, thoy
would havo tho lltoraturoand wisdom of tho
white man open to them; and with Arablo,
thoy would bo able to read not only tho
Koran, but the "Makamat" of El Hariri,
known already to some of them, and tho
"Allf Lallnt wa Lallah," the translation of
which English pcoplo read with ploasure.
In concluding, Major Nathan urged them
not to rest content until thoy had In Sierra
Leono a Moslem college, whonoo wisdom
and knowledgo might go forth over tho
wholo of West Africa.
Tho Importance of tho ovent described
can hardly bo overestimated. Tho news of
tho official encouragement given to tho
Mohammedan religion and tho culture of
Its sacied language, Arabic, will In a very
short time spread from tho Atlantic to tho
Bed Sea, and tho wisdom of tho policy that
dlctntod It will bo justified by tho resulting
spread of British Influonce among tho
Moslem populations of North Africa. In
all probability It will lead to a correspond
ing rivalry on tho part of tho French, whoso
hold on tho Arabs of Algeria Is none too
strong, owing to mistakes in policy and
tho want of character of many of those
appointed to office.
Tho noxt century no doubt has many sur
prises in store, but whatovor they may bo,
not the toast strango will be tho spectaclo
of tho two western nations that led in tho
crusades promoting, for political and ter
ritorial reasons, the crcod thoy then trlod
With tho success of this far-seeing polloy
of tho British Government, the doom of the
Khallfate at Constantinople may bo re
garded as sealed, and tho day of Its restora
tion to Calio, tho sacred El Kahlra of the
Arabs, Is brought near.
Dreyfus to Do Pardoned.
According to a telegram from Paris which
wo published yesteiday, Dueyfus Is to be
pardoned on Tuesday. If tho pardon wero
declared to be granted on tho ground that
President BounET believes tho convict to
bo Innocent, It would havo, to a certain
extent, tho effect of exculpation, though it
would not reinstate Dreyfus in his rank
and pay nor remove tho stigma affixed by
tho fnct that ho was adjudged guilty by
flvo out of seven of his follow officers. In
this case, tho limited exculpatory effect of
a pardon will bo minimized, for It Is an
nounced that the exhibition of exccutlvo
clemency will bo bnsed exclusively upon
tho prisoner's illness, which Is so giave
ns to render It Improbnblo that ho would
survlvo prolonged conllnemont. It is also
said that tho I mined Into release from
prison is the outcomo of a species of bar
gain, tho prisoner, on his part, ngreelng
to recall his appeal to tho military court of
review, thus lollovlng that tribunal, tho
supremo representative of military justice,
from tho odium that would surely attend
Its sanction of tho sentenco rendered
ngnlnst tho weight of evidence by tho
It Is not to bo inferred that release from
imprisonment will causo Dreyfus nnd his
friends to stop or slackon their endeavors
torehnbllltato his nnmo. His whole con
duct, since ho was accused of treason, testi
fies that ho would not accept a pardon upon
that condition. Tho efforts, which not oven
In tho hell on Devil's Island were relaxed,
are to bo continued as long as there is
breath In tho victim's body. Neither will
death Itself put an end to the Dreyfus af
fair. It will bo somo solaco In his parting
hour, If ho Is fated to die unacqultled, to
know that a multitude of loyal friends havo
sworn to clear his memory, and that vindi
cation, although It may be deferred, Is sure
It Is incrodiblo thatFrench public opinion
should bo less righteous andless Intelligent
to-day than It was In tho last century; or
that tho Court of Cassation Is a loss upright
tribunal than was tho Parliament of Paris.
It was on March 0, 1702, that Jean Calab
was broken on tho wheel, nnd his son,
Pikriif, Incnrcerntod. It was threo years
afterward to a day, that, thanks mainly
to tho persistent and powerful intervention
of Voltaire, the Judges of the Paris Su
premo Court unanimously declared tho
Calab family Innocent, rehabilitated the
father's memory and authorized tho surviv
ors to sue for damages tho Toulouse Court
by w hlch ho hod boon convicted. Thoy also
laid boforo Louis XV a formal appeal that
ho would In Ills bounty repair tho financial
ruin which hnd befnllen the family, and tho
King responded by bestowing 30,000 llvres
on the mother nnd children. Threo years
boforo, when Jean Calab was tortured to
death, there had leen hardly a human be
ing In Franco who believed his assevera
tion : "I die an Innocent man;" yot In tho
hour of his exculpation, tho highest Paris
society Hocked to visit Ills widow and his
children, nnd the public places and promo
nades were thiouged with tho exultant par
tisans of Innocence. What happened then
w 111 como to pass again, for it Is Inconceiv
able tht Paris, tho eyo of the world, has
lost tho cult of justice and compassion.
Whotcourso will tho champions of Drey
rus puisne? Only ono will bo open to
them, now that they havo renounced tho
right to appeal to tho military court of
review. Thoy can request tho Minister of
Justice to set In motion tho revision ma
chineiy, which, onco fairly started, could
be stopped by nothing short of a coup
d'etnt, until a second judgment should havo
been rendered in tho Dreyfus ensobythn
C'ouitof Cassation. Should it seem to tho
Minister thot tho petition, on its face, de
served consideration, ho would appoint a
commission, hnlf of tho members of which
would bo nnmed by himself, whllo the other
hnlf would bo selected fiom the Court of
Cassation, The business of this commis
sion would bo to decide whether tho peti
tion presented a legal basis for tho pre
sumption of error in tho decision of tho
Benncs court-martial, nnd, consequently,
for submitting tho sentenco to tho inspec
tion of tho supreme civil tribunal. If a me
jority of tho commission should reply In
tho affirmative, the Minister would trans
mit tho papers In tho enso to tho Courfof
Cassation; ho would bo authorized to do
this, even if it should happen that tho
members wero equally divided.
Formerly, tt wns tho Invnrlnblo and obvi
ously cqultrihle praetlco thot tho Judges
deputed t seivo on tho preliminary com
mission tohould bo drawn from n soctlon of
tho Coutt of Cassation which would not
have jurisdiction of the cose, should re
vision be ordered. Thus the Judges who
.took part in the commission appointed by
tho Minister of Justice In tho Bris-
son Cablnot wore selected from tho civil
section of the Court of Cassation, be
causo, as tho law then stood, tho criminal
section nlono would havo cognlzanco of tho
affair. Under tho now law, howover, which
' Premier Dupui got enacted, all throe sec
I tlons of tho Court of Cassation must coop
erate In the revision of a sentenco passed
by a court-martial. Tho outcomo of tlds
statuto was that tho four judges who, on
the preliminary commission, had declared
that thoro was no legal ground for a re
vision of Dreyfub's first sontencc. woro
ultimately, suffered to tako part In tho
It remains to bo soon whothor tho counsel
for DnnYitm can exhibit to tho Minister of
Justlconnd to Premier AValdeck-Bousbeau
such legal grounds for tho annulment of
tho sentenco of tho Benncs court-martial
as will justify tho Cabinet in setting onco
more In motion tho revision machlnory.
Mattro Demanod 1b said to havo expressed
tho opinion that tho proceedings at Benncs
afforded abundant grounds of both n tech
nical and substantial kind for an appeal to
tho highest civil court. Ho would, of course,
flndltenslcr to commend this nssertlon to
n Ministry which, Hko tho present one, lo
presonts a revisionist majority.
There is ono ground, however, which,
could it bo presentod, no Ministry could
venture to pronounco Inadequate. Tho
ground to which wo refer is tho discovery
of now foots unknown to tho Bonnes court
martial. Tho most cogent und lrrcslstiblo
testimony of this sort would bo the produc
tion of tho very documents named In tho
bordereau. Thoso documents, or most of
them, are undoubtedly in tho hands of tho
Gorman Govornmont; nnd its former mili
tary attache at Paris, Col. ScHVVARTZKOI
fen, must also possess letters which, If
published, would bring home tho cilmo of
treason to tho real offender. Soon or late,
thoso papers will soo tho light, and then tho
annulment of tho Bonnes sentenco by tho
Court of Cnssatlon will be inovltable.
The Hard of Greuter New York.
Greater New York has at last found n
greater bard. Mr. W. I. WniTtNb, known
as tho author of " Hardscrnbblo," has made
and published a poem called "Tho Crown
ing City," and a very intorcstlng produc
tion it Is. Ho explains at tho beginning
that ho takes tho cash nnd lets tho credit go:
"I eeek not fame. I onljaek for each.
To gtTe me now and then tome extra 'haah ' "
Ho dedicates his work to tho Inhabitants
of Now York, and thoy should not bo slow
In giving largesse to their minstrel. ABldo
from its merits of subject and treatment,
this New-Yorklad has tho distinction, ns
the author Is justified In boasting, of being
" tho longest poom ever written In America
on two 15c. meals n day, in that grand old
Homeric measure so successfully employed
by Drydev, Pope, Goldsmith, Byron, nnd
other great masters of English verse."
But lot us follow tho poet of Greater Now
Yorkas ho unfolds his melodious topography
llko Drayton wandering through Albion.
Ho is now down town :
" Here itand the monument of builders' eilll;
Here the big Ttulta that untold millions fill,
Eichangee here, and with tbem none can Tie,
Lifting their giant shoulders to the bijt.
Peerless Produce Etchange. anbllmelr grand.
Unparalleled in this or anr land,
Where round the r.ng the crarr derils jell,
I'll glre a K(,' For H I'll sell "
From tho Produce Exchango ho trips on
to Castlo Garden and tho (ire boat :
" Wbero wit and valor shone round LarATrrrB,
AndSwedlih Nlghtingaleof just renown,
Knthued the countrr and set wild the town.
Now nnnr tribes dinport In wanton glee.
Aquarium, 10 to 4, almlssion free.
Llio waiting steed that conscious power doth know
Read to spring when master bids him go
Thus stout New Yorker, standing idlr by.
When summons comes doth o'er the was rs fl;
And man'd by courage right the demon fire,
Till all subdued Its fuir doth expire."
Perhaps thoro Is a littloqulver of sarcasm
In his voice when ho cries, ' Sweet Staton
Island, by thy perfumed shore," but
there Is no doubt of his sincerity when ho
a6ks us to behold tho Finest and tho fire
men and tho " Lettered Corps," as ho calls
tho postmen. Ho Is an ndvocnto of under
ground transit and foresees tho day when
"Soon the hurrrintr. traveller can be hurled
From station nearer to the nether world.
Boon other bridge" span the waters w'ds,
And cars exulting roll beneath the tide
To swift comer to Central Park, or wnere
The Prospect rises beautiful and fair,
HybeautsousBrnxortonard the Sounding Sea
N Uealth'glvlng spots for millions ret to be."
No doubt tho sharp air of tho Sounding
Sea will bo wclcomo to tho passengers
escaped from tho bowols of the oarth.
Who can disguise ids admiration for a
singer thnt puts the summer time tnblo
" Doth heat oppress, and wouU the weary go,
W here rolls Old Ocoan. and cool breezes blow.
Relief Is near at nominal expense.
Time '-i an hour, and the fare A cts."
Wo regret to find a bard so facllo and
brilliant speaking of tho owner of tho
Shamrock ns "Sir LirTov," and wo think
lie is a llttlo too diffident about the merits
of tho Columbia:
"B'nce daj when great 'Armala' was o'erthrown
To 'rule the waves' is Anglo-Saxon's own
in fun or flght, here now the Kinsmen meet
Aud all In frlrndlr rivalry compete.
When tries Columbia 'wearing of the green,'
Perhaps result far different will be seen
From other dlys, when that famed Ocean rover
ills Johnny Hull, to win the cup camo over.
Contest superb, when all the world will see
The strength that slumber In Sir LiptoVs tea.
The 'Choen leaf, of bard or chief,' away
May take the sporting prize of many a day.
Glad to Its esrly home o'er Ocean's track.
And cause fresh effurts to cajolo It back "
But wo depend upon tho Inhabitants of
Greoter New York and the strangers within
her gates to givo their npplauso nnd their
twenty-flvo cent pieces to tho crowned
laureate of tho Crowned City. Tho work
man Is worthy of his hash. Tho longest
poemever written In America on two llfteen
cont meals a tiny should not nppil In
vain to tho patronago of an enlightened
Tho English In the Transvnal.
President Knt'oER of tho Transvaal Is
reported to havo said, In nn Interview at
Pretoria on Thursday:
"The aliens of the Tranxiaal have the same com.
mercial rights as the burghers, and have alwa)s
eujojed them without Inlorferencs. I wanted to
let them hao the same political rights, hut they
would not avail themselea of this. Roughly there
are more than nfly thousand aliens who have been
here more than suen eara, and have registered,
thus being el glble to the franchise. Yet, of the
British subjects who have availed themselves of It,
the i hlef part have been Afrikanders, and no Fngllsh
bom. This shows that ths llritlsh In the Transvaal
do not want the franchise,"
Tho declaration of President Kiif oer ns
to tho Indisposition of English lesldcnts of
tho Transvaal republic to becouio citizens
Issupported byourexporleneowith English
Immigrants to this country. Of nil classes
of immigrants, thoy are tho least Inclined
to tako advantngo of tho opportunity
for naturalization offered by our laws.
Immigrants of other nationalities are
almost invariably eager for oaturall-
giaww.isWsui.u''".it''i s iiisiniiia.
cation when the appointed probation
ary porlod of resldonco Is (jvor, but,
most Englishmen Insist on remaining
aliens nnd subjects of tho Queen, as, f
rourso, thoy nro nt liberty to di. Accord
ing to President Kruoer, theyiaro of tho
samo mind In tho Transvaal, anil It Is not
unreasonable to supposo that their preju
dices In favor of British allegtunco nro as
strong In Africa as thoy are in merlca.
Stogies Once Morn.
Not long ago wo had tho honor to recom
mend tho Btogy as a robust An lorlcan cigar,
ohoap and filling, and calculatfcd to encour
ago thrift. Wo put it In an honornblo placo
by tho sldo of tho savings bal lk. So to say,
was to say that It was a 1 lrtuo, albeit a
vlrtuo haul for somo delicate or prejudiced
souls to loarn and practise But tho stogy
has enthusiasts to whom ou( praises eoom
llko a counterblast. A manufacturer of sto
gies In Columbus, Ohio, sonds us, together
with no Inconsiderablo partolf tho immenso
dally product of his factory, it sort of proso
poem celebrating "this delightful contrlv
nnco for extracting tho supremest joys
from tho fragrant loaf." Wo prjefor to havo
tho supremest joys left In tho fijagrant leaf,
but wo will not bo-deaf to tho volco of tho
export us he defines :
"The stogy Is a simple roll or eylln Isr of tobacco,
without any frills, and comes the nearest to being
the natural way of getting the fullest , pleasure from
the flavor of the leaf that can be Imagined. Just a
straight cylinder through which the, smoke move,
freely and sweetly, climbing no hills hnd making no
enrves, as in the fancy shapes, so Is not made stale
by chemical changes owing to delays! and obstruc
tions en route from the fire to the izioutfa. There
are 'curled heads,' 'paste heads,' 'long filler' and
'short filler,' but they are all 'stogie" and are the
'poor man's friend' and 'then some ' Like all cigars,
the stock In tho stogy Is good, bad and Indifferent,
but whatever the stock may be, you get the full
benefit of It In the stogv shape. Now just pause a
moment.and try one of these stoglss and then with
inc shout Vtve la Mogy '"
Wo havo submitted to a jury of export
and veteran smokers some of tho Ohio spec
imens of tho stogy. No Juror has admitted
tho supromest Joys or felt any difficulty In
dlffcrentlotlng tho' bouquet of tho stogy
from that of Incense sticks or of tho roses
of Gulistnn. "It will burn," Is tho verdict;
"it Is n good, honost cigar for tho price."
Every man believes that his own children
nro hnndBomonnd hlsown cigars admirable.
So tho smoker of stogies, from habit and
tho prldo of property, comes to bellovo that
tho stogy is tho last word of tobacco. Very
like. We havo already expressed our ven
eration for It. It Is a vlrtuo and must smoll
swoet. Possibly tho national debt could bo
paid In ton years If wo all smoked theso
supremest joys. But lot tho puffer of
stogies bo not puffed up. Not everybody
can be saving, and, not everybody has tho
Philadelphia trembles with anticipation,
and her military tailors aro working twenty
four bourn a day The) Ancient nnd Honorable
Artillery Company will sound its terriblo
approach to that town Oct. 2. "The event la
considered In military olrolos a vory Important
one," says the Vienxng Teltaraoh, "and prepar
ations will bo mado during next woek to giro
the crnek renlmcnt of Boston n-rousing recep
tion." 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life
tosoe that troop of thunderbolts of war In the
olty of peace. The reception should be not
only rousing but carousing.
During tho absence of tho Hon. Georoe
FmsDtK UoAn In Europe, his city of Worcester
has beon supplying volunteers to the Philip
pines In large numbers. Other Massachusetts
cities havo been doing tho samo thing. The
Antl-Iraporlallst Leaguo has been very offoct
Ivo In stimulating enlistments, and should
bo regarded as an involuntary recruiting
Tho most plausible statement of tho
British slilo of the Transvaal dispute that ha,
yet been made. Is presented In an extract from
the London Spectator, which we roprlnt to-day.
Tho Chicago "Trust" Conforenco ended,
as It began, in talk, Rome excellent papers
were read, and some stirring speeches wero
made, particularly by Mr. Dodekk Cockran
nnd Mr. v.ii.mam J Dr.TAN, but noschomofor
destroying or even curbing tho power of tho
octopus monsters was agreed upon, nnd the
whole matter Is left to be disputed about
as much ns ever.
It will bo n llttlo embarrassing to tho
Democratic spouters. tempestuously spouting
about tho Impoverished people and paralyzed
Industry, If somebody in the audience offers
them a job. Borne ot the Westorn farmers have
had o much trouble In hiring harvest hands
that they may feol Inclined to Impress a few
spouters and drag them off to the fields.
During n conversatlan with three eminent
Germsn Judges, thor asked me to explain an attl
tude so fore gn to Ameil-an pr n Iplei. Mv answer
was that ths wtr was not being waged by the'
j eople of the t nlted states but by a corrupt ad.
ministration. Or.oimr Fbfd W'ii uiii,
A sweet specimen of the Bryanlto biped, this.
It Is n pleasure to say that tho Hon.
Whabton IUrkkr of Philadelphia Is a model
candidate for President. Ho was nominated
months ago nnd his canvass is fully sproad.
yet there Is no dlsturbanco of business
and no perceptible lucreaso of tho dally aver
ago of sound Wo almost regret that he did
not begin his campaign la November, 1800.
Tho Hon. Williasi Joel Stone writes to
tho Missouri State 7)-ibune that he never said,
as lias been reported, that the Tagals ought to
be whipped Into submission. He has a curious
theory that the war might have beon Drevented
by Mr. McKinlkt, whereas Aouinaldo Is
the only man who could have prevented It.
But Mr. Rtone sticks to the American flag
whllo the war lasts. He Is not a Democrat of
the Lentz variety.
a a ti- it t: u o at a c r.
Col. Tfnttersnn Save Tlint Is'Juat Whnt Antl
from Me .ounvili ( ourttr-JournaU
Antl-expanslon Is anti-democracy. The
Democratic party of Jefferson and Jaoltson
was over the apostle of national expansion.
Manifest destiny was lis rallying cry. That
Idea Is none tho loss living and vital to-day
than it wns flitv, sixty, eighty years ago AH
these now territorial acquisitions are with us
to stay, Thoy came to us unbidden. They
were sent to us by that mysterlons
power to which we owe all that wo nro, all
thnt we have Who shall say It nay? He that
docs this and tho more surely Jf ho be a party
leader pronouncos his own political damna
tion. Tho activities of thoAt'antle are being
.grndually but certainly transferred to the
1'uoilU' We are thoio already Hliall we seize
upon tho lupansolcnnflrmlngour power which
(lod has given us, or shall wo let thetn go. and
later on, at infinite cost.be obliged to right to
No party ever threw Itself across the path
way nf lt country's greatness and glory and
lived to tell the tale, and no party over can, or
ur will, or ought
Mr. Swift nn the Price of Ilepf.
From the Ckteago Drvrtrt Journal.
Oustavus F flwlft, founder of the 1 Ig plant that
bears his name gives a good reason for the advance
in meats, as follows; "The cause of the rise in beef
rattle is due entirely to the strong demsnd. I do
not take any stock In the claim that It la due to the
effort of American parkers to crush Austrsllan ship
pers to the E rnpean market by shipping Immense
Quantities or beef over the water. If any such
movement Is on foot I know nothing about It.
Times are good. People are prosperous, and when
they are prosperous tbey like a good arUcle of beef
and are willing to pay fur iU"
a heat aniTAix asi Jim nosni.
A Plausible Fresentntlon nf the llrltlsh
View of the Dispute.
Vom the London Sp'tlalor,
Before we leave Mr. Morley's epooch wo de
sire to deal with ono more point. When your
ohlldren ask you, he says, what the war is
about, and why you are killing men, what Is
your answer going to be? It It to be the fran
chise, or raramountcy. or the price of dyna
mite, or what? We do not think that there
noed bomuoh difficulty astotheanswer, Itwar
comet we shall be fighting to make the Boers
yield a share In the government to the major
ity of the Inhabitants of a countrr to whoso
inhabitants, without restriction, wt entrusted
self-government under republican forms, and
because their refusal to emancipate the Out
landort and to establish a Just and reasonable
form of government throws alt South Africa
into oonfuslon. and renders It Impossible for
Dutch nnd English to llvo together In peace
and amity, That is an answer which no Eng
lishman need be afraid to give when he is
asked what the war Is about. He may give It
with as good a conscltnoe as ths New Englandtr
gave hit answer when he was asked why he
wat soaking tho fields and forests of Virginia
with the blood of Amurloa's best sons.
Fuse the South African Dutch, says Mr. Mor
ley, but do not tay to oae race. "You aro to be
at the top and the other shall bo at the bot
tom " Wo ask for no bettor policy. Wo do not
want tho least trace of dominance for one race,
but fusion, and fusion on fnlrterms. But what
Is It that ttopt fusion, and who U ho who has
said to one race, "You thai) be at the top and the
other at the bottom?" The greatest enemies
of fusion, tho great Insplrors of race hatred,
nre the Transvaal Government It Is President
Krtlger who has said for the last fifteen years
that one race shall be at the top aud one at tho
bottom. Unless that evil spirit of predomi
nance la laid there oan be nothing but ruin In
'store for Mouth Africa It is not the British
Government who want to exalt one raee over
the other and to prevent fusion, but the reck
less, fanatical, and short-sighted men who
rule at Pretoria. At present the Transvaal
sets a demoralizing example for all South
Africa, and until the races are put on an equal
ity there, race httredwlll not bo expolledand
utterly obliterated, as It should be, from the)
Capo to the Zambesi.
JOUS It. M'LKAN'8 AMBITIOX.
nnnnlng for Governor to Get In Line for si
l'lnre nn the Nntlnnnl Ticket.
Cleveland. Sort. 10 John B. McLean mado
a remark to-day here that Is taken by political
leaders to moan that the secret of his running
for Governor this ear Is to get In lino for a
place on tho Democratic national ticket
next year. If ho wins In Ohio ho
will try for the Presidential nomination; If
defeated ho will point to his vote, which, even
political enomlea admit. will bo larger than tho
nurmnl Democratic vote, nnd contend that
bscatiso he cut down the llopublican vote In
Mchinler's Htate Im Is the most avallablo rami
for candidate for Vice-President.
When n copy ol an Interview with Renator
Bannn on tho lattor'e arrival In New York
was shown to Mr. itohean. bo emilod and said:
"Well, Mr.llannn is a strong man, both
mentally and physically. 1 seo he Is going
after Mol.can. I don't know what he means
by that. 1 am sorry to hear that he Is troubled
with rheumatism a he Is, vory sorry "
A question was put to him about the well
knnvi'.i " barrel " McLean said:
"I am glad von touched upon that. It Is too
ridiculous to presume. Tho Democrats hne
no money. Tho Itepubllcans. on the other
hand, hare monny and pntronngo nnd are In
power everywhere. This will be a
light against bosslsm The Democrats
havo no bosses, because they ore not In power.
No. I am interested in no trusts I hav many
business Interests, but I despise trusts.
I nbbor blccomhlnntlons. Thor destroy Indi
vidual rights. They nro having a powerlul
Influence! on the countrr. Tho Hepublicnns
are not slncero about being against trusts.
I am agaiiiBt tho policy of continuing a big
army, nnd against the war in tho Philippines
I further bellovo that Bryan will be nominated
and elected next yenr."
"Would ou run with him?"
"I could be forced to." he repllod.
JUKRICAX 3TAHE JIXJtlCKIlIAS.
AH Are Improvements on the Japanese nnd
Some Have Tlloyele Wheels.
Beadino, Sept. 10. A bicycle factory here
has just completed a number of jlnriokshat for
South Africa. China, Japan and tho Philip
pines. It Is bolioved that this firm Is tho only
one In America making this odd vehlclo on a
large scale for the Orient. To Tur. Sun cor
respondent ono of the Arm said :
'Yes. I believe wo are tho only firm In Amer
ica now manufacturing this buggy In four
different pitterns Tho bodlosof thccnrrlagos
are of wood nnd the wheels nro of steol tubing.
As you will note, some of tho wheels nro of
bicycle finish, with rubber tires. Instead of
steel tires All have tops to protoct tho users
from Intense heat of the tropical countrlos
where wo send them."
"Where and how did you got on to the first
pattern" was asked.
'Wolltst got tho Idea of tnaUng these vehi
cles somo lours ngo The idei was suggosted
tous by an American firm now in the Orient.
1 here was a Japanese ten garden on the board
walk at Atlantic t'ity 'I hoy Iml n rndo jin
ricksha there on exhibition, In which pttrons
could take a ride Wo tried hard to got hold of
the buggy to petthe pattern, hut It required a
long time nnd conslderatile diplomacy to get
tho loin of it to take tho measurements. Final
ly, wo suceeoded In borrowing It for n time,
and In this war we cot the llrat pnttorn. on
which wo ha1 o considerably Impioved since
then. I might sav that we ship nil such
vehicles now taonc firm. Andrews A fleorge.
or Yokohama. Japan. Thoy havo their ngents
who distribute them."
aztxn nKGnAifs xrir idea.
rrnflts Derived from tho Substitution of
nng Tlmo Songs for "Annie I.nnrlo."
, The blind beggar who stands at the curb and
aings mournful songs about "Annie Laurie"
and "ilome, Sweet Homo" In a doleful manner
has recelvod his death stroke. Ills poor pit
tance of cents Is failing him. And the causo of
It all Is a now Idea In the blind singing beg
gar business. Those who are still sticking to
the concortlna and the old songs had better
learn the new trick while there's yet time.
The first blind beggar with tho now Idea
dropped Into the middle of Eighth nvenuetho
other evening und oroited a commotion. A
considerable crowd was constnntlr surround
ing him and tho pennies jlngjort cheerfully
Into his little tin cup. The music took the
crowd This cheerful blind man thrummed
and sang happv tunes, and money cams to
him as liu sang:
Hello, ma baby, hello, ma honey;
Hello, ma rag time ml.
Send me a kiss hr wire.
Unney, ma heart's on are:
U you refuse rae
Then you will lose me,
Then I will be alone, oh, baby,
Tilephone. and tell me 1'se your own.
Hello! Hellol llellol
The Knltenlinrn Concerts.
Franz Kaltenborn has been solcctcd as the
conductor of a series of concerts to bo glv on at
Carnegie nail on Sunday ovcnlngsneit winter
The season will begin on Nov. f. Mr. Kal
tenborn will have nn orchestra of flftj musi
cians selected chleilv from tho symphony
Orchestra organized Inst winter by nmll Paur.
Well-known soloists. Including Mm" 1-rnnces
Bavllle. Leonora Jackson nnd Mark Hambourg,
All hr Dnrllght.
Tomr Fpitok or Tur Ben Ur Tho committee
In chargo of the Dewey land parade are making ths
mistake of trying to crowd too much Int i one day.
People wish to see the parade by daylight, the
visiting soldiers would naturally like to lee the dec
orations and the city In gnia altlre People upon the
stands and upon tluslilonaUs will assemble early
and will not be able to star till after dvrk, without
great Ineonvenlenco and fatlg 10 In n'y humble
opinion the parade should start from Orant'eTomb
not later than in .10 A. M
Everybody wishes to see Dewey, his officers and
men by dsyllght aud the whole of the parade as well
New Yosa, Sept 17. w.
A Chnrmtng Knme,
To TnzEniTonor Tita Hut sir Tho Savannah
rlly directory records the address of Miss Dine Ers
peach Ileirtifore tho masculine gender has
usurped most of the space In your oJh.mns, and In
justice to the other sex Mies Illue Er s should have
a place. Dmr lltirs.
Gavakkar, Sept' 15,
Admiral Dewey Will Visit Newport,
Jrsn (e Aoifon IltralJ.
NiwyoaT, Sept IB. Admiral Dewey, after the New
Tork celebration, la to come to Newport to spend
ntwj wstks with Dwlght Bramsn of UeJon.,
nosDKitrvn xitnitAaitA cnors.
Mot Enough Ilntlrond Cars-Made nlch In
Spite of Hlraself-New Trodlgal Sons.
Lincoln, Neb . flopt, 17,-Western railroad
managers are wrcstllnj onoo more) with the
old problem of getting enough cart to movo
tho big corn crops and tho cattle from tho
Western ranget. All the granger roads added
largely to their equipment during tho summer
In anticipation of the demand, hut thtrolsn
big scarcity just now. For Instance the Bur
lington has from 1.000 to 1.500 cart of stock
from the Northwett contracted for, but flndt
It Impossible to fulfill tho contract on tlmo.
The corn crop hat Deen damaged rccontlr
because of too warm weather and aconseouont
forcing of the ripening process. Nevertheless,
it Is going to be Imraentt, and the old ettlmnto
of HOO.OOO.OOO bushels It shaded only a llttlo.
Although the wheat yield In Nebraska was
lessened this year. It and all other cropt were
good, and the farmers havo more moner than
ever to spend. Latelr tho fall nrmr worm has
mado Its appearance In southeastern Nebrat
ka, nnd hat caused tome uneasiness. Thlt
speeles of army worm breeds twice a rear, and
Is a serious menace to alfalfa, clover and
garden products, but doot not attack corn.
Some odd and Interesting stories float In of
farmers who have mado moner in splto of
themselves. During tho hard timet toreral
rears ago a farmer living a few mllet north of
Miller, Buffalo count), became discouraged br
ropeated crop failures nnd n hand-to-mouth
existence. He had a $700 mortgago on his
farm, and although the mortgagee was willing
to extend It, the farmer grew weary of trying
to keep tho Interest from mounting up. Ha
had a brother In Missouri, and thinking to
better himself he abandoned the farm and
moved away. The last straw that brokt down
hit courage was the apparent failure of an
elghty-aoro stand of wheat. Aftor hit depart
ure thero wat better growing weather and the
wheat began to head out. The crop was a light
ono nnd hone of his few neighbors thought it
worth harvesting. The seed fell to the ground
and when tho fall rnlns camo took root and
sprang op. Tho next spring an honest neigh
bor of hit wrote to him that he had hotter coma
up and harvest hat wheat. Ho wro(a book to
ask what tho man meant. The neighbor ro
plled by telling him just what had oeourred.
The farmer came back In post haste, harvested
his crop, and atlor marketing It. had monoy
enough to payoff his mortgage and a good
Btirplus. He Is now back on the old farm and
swears he will stny there.
Up near Anselmo. In Custer county, nn old
farmer nnd his two sons bad acquired nn cn
tlio section of land. The llrst years of their
farming netted them moner. but they were
unable to pay off their mortgages of nbout n
third tho value ol their farms, although estab
lishing n sinking fund for that purpose, before
the drought earn on Tho crop failure ol ono
year and partial failures ol two other seasons
discouraged tho two sons nnd thor deeded
their Interest to the old man and pulled out
for "the land of the big red apple," as Arkan
sas, then being boomed, was namod Tho old
man hold on. although he came very near be
ing compelled to leave. The mortgagees did
not want tho land und did not push n fore
closure when their debt fell due. In 1807 the
old man changed on" from, corn to wheat, and
got a bumuer crop, with which he paid off tho
mortgages Last year was another good year
with him. and with tho nld of some money bor
rowed of local bankers as working capital, he
cleared up several thonsind dollars on bis
year's work. Meanwhile thu boys had been
having hard luck, nnd hearing of wood times In
Nebraska, wrote to tho old man last spring It
he would hire them ns fatm hands If they
came Ho bade them ome and they nre now
bnck 'I lie old man has now retired, the boys
em dolng'nll the work, and he Is living on his
Ineome of lour farms, all paid lor
Dining the hard times tho farmers had to
denj themselves everything oven nppronohlng
luxuries. A Hllmore county farmer had ti
mortgage or 4,'2()0 on his place. During the
big wheat jeur lie cleaned up $4,(100 en bis
wbpat. Ho Immedl itely went down to a bank.
Kutled out his $l.(t 0 roil nnd told tho banker
e wnnted to borrow $200 from him so that he
could esneel his mortgnge note. The banker,
who was the loan company's agent, told him
ho need not mind, ho would extend the loan,
and advised him to Invest (tin cittle. feed his
corn crop to it, and thus get the maximum
value out or his product.
"No, siree," said tho farmer. "I want to pay
that note now. and when I market mv corn
crop I'll take up that $200 note Then do you
know whnt I am going to do? I nm going to
buy a buggy."
Implementand carriage dealers say that In
tho last two years their sales or buggies to
farmers has boen enormous Ono Omaha firm,
a big lobbing houe. In the six months ending
Aug. 1. UK) carloads of buggies and carriages,
averaging twenty-two to near. This Is tho
record, but others report Immenso sales.
KAXstn elevates the coir.
Curriculum of nn Agricultural College That
Mnkra a Thoroughbred out of a Scrub.
ToprKA, Sept 13 Tho State Agricultural
College, nt Manhattan. Kan., has a department
devoted to tho higher eduoatlon of the cow.
It Is declared that It Is the only department of
the kind In the world. A scrub cow can be
come n thoroughbred If she follows tht course
of instruction, It Is asserted
The curriculum consists of a series of lessons
In diet, and tho cow professor Is authority for
the statement that the department has been i
success. When a cow has finished hor course
she 19 worth more to hor owner by 3 i 1111 por
cent, than when she entered ns a scrub. In
somo way which tho college head does not ex
plain to the public when the cow It In her first
lossons her appetite far corn and such indi
gestible food used by common kine diminishes
until It ceases to be. She has been taught
the valuo of tho bran mashes and
craoked-wheat pudding, has acquired an
evpenslva appetite for oatmeal gruel and a
tidy discrimination In the matter of hay. On
the other hand, she vlelds twice as much milk
ns formerly, nnd it is ono-tlilrd rlchor In but
ter fat. 1 ho scientist has established hia
point, and now he proclaims to tho world that
the poetic, mild-eyed, landscape-enlivening
cow Is. like the old-tnshlonod woman, to be
come a thing of the past, bhelsto be educated
like her human sister; she Is to be lifted up
rom her position which the Ignoranco ol man
has kept hor In for centuries, nnd in the futuro
will be somebody.
The Jewish Terror.
f'rom ( Sptctator.
The main laet about the Jows on the Conti
nent which emerges from a etudr of ths pres
ont situation Is that for somo reason or other
they Inspire terror. Just ns. on a somewhat
smallor scale. Jesuits insplro terror among tho
extreme Protestants, and tho I'reomasons fill
tho minds or Roman Catholics with an unrea
soning dread, so tho Jew. or rathcr-tbo thought
of the .Tow's wealth and abllltr, causes terror
among the mass or mankind on the Continent.
That this terror Is as absurd and as unreason
able as Is tho terror caused respectlvelr bv
Jesuits and Freemasons, wo ourselves do
not doubt ror a moment, but thnt does nrft
alter the (act that tho sense ol terror exists. It
is hardly too much to say that tho mnjor.ltrot
pcoplo 011 the Contlnont honestly bollovo that
unless tho Jews nro In somo way or other
curbed, controlled, nnd kept down, something
very dreadful will happen. In Ilussla tho
vast Sliuouio population and Its lenders
bellevo lint unle-.. tho .lews nro Im
pounded In the Polish Palo tlu will swamp
the tine lliisslan. anil utterlr ruin and
destroy the Itiisslnii nationality and the
Busshn ldo.il. In Austria It Is beflovod that
tho Jows nro allowed to go on as tl nv
?''i0l"fi,,nith7' ."ll1 Kot "vorythlnglntotliefr
if1?', V-iT.'V'f1'""1 Vf thn linear.!.. "e sources
ol lulillolnlorin-tlon nnd the press, and tho
.n7sv'f '!' V.l,Ph trml" na commerce iro
story, nnd thoro tho Jows nro believed, unle"
sto win tlm-. to he about to monnpollz . tli2
universities In Trance It Is thought that thd
.lens, if not put down with the strong ham)
wIM capture the whole administration, as wel
ns strangle commerce br their octopus grip "
Soon might booh to enumerate tho vngue
nspl'r'o"0 le,,,rcul terror'' "hlch tho Je va
Short Itewnrd for Long Trnnslntlon.
1 From the Vofurdiy Itfrtrw,
He a graceful act of lde-arv patronage Lord Cur
ron Ins won applauso which his predecessor sternlv
refused to coiir . Ths sacred Indian cplc-lhe Ma-habharata-ls
the longest poem in the world N
ono unite knows l.ow long It ought to be If Interpo
lations were excludid, but one edition at l-ast runs
to 110,000 couplets. The whole of this atupemhu.
woik his been translatid by pandit Kesirl Mohun.
who not unnaturally nnda himself at the end of It
oppre.se.t by age aud pov ertr. To Mm the Viceroy
has now sanctioned a small pension, wMch had
been vetoed under the previous administration. If
economy Is sstlsded the sense of proportion Is
almost offended by a pension of S0 for translating
a poem seven times as long as ths 'Iliad" and the
' Odyssey ' together,
WASP PEST IX BASTEItX MAlB. M
Millions of the Insects nn Kvery '"ririajarN'fl
llnril Henton for the Farmers. Wm
East Eddinoton. Me.. Sept. VI Th s ht L
boen n hard seaNon for tho farmers of en9tnrn M
Maine Crops havo dried up In the llei s und Jl
ttock hat grown lean for want of water While M
all products that yield moner havo sulTered M
badly. Insect life hnswnxod strong. In June, H
the orobard owners tald that tho apple trto I
caterpillars were more Humorous than in any
other rear tlnco the Civil War. Whole I
orchards, ladon with promises of abut.daut J
fruit, were strlpptd bare of foliage, crippling 9
tho trees (or roars to com. Tho cars on the
line of tho Belfast nnd Burnham Itatlroad la 1
Waldo county wero delayed Irom ono to three I
hours evorr trip by the mass of caterpillars I
that accumulated on tho rails, the crushed I
bodies groaslng tho tracks so the wheels could I
make no progress. A month later tho Colo- I
rado beotlos came lr hordos, nipping the I
potato stalks down to tho ground and darken I
Ing midday with the shadow ol passing wings. I
In August a plsguo of locusts Invaded the
fields. Thor ohowed off the heads of stand ng
grain and devastated tho farms until they 1
lookod at If a fire hnd swept the country. 1
Through all those visitations of drought nnd r
famine nnd Insect onemlcs the people re k "
malncd healthy, so that country doctors made'' vtf
long trios to fishing rosorts and undertakers
complained about business bolng dead. While I
pneumonia held off nnd typhoid fover dtlayooW 1
to strike, the citizens had reason to be thank1:
ful that tho trouble wat no worse. Their jofj
was short lived, in September tho homos of
tho farming folks wore stormed by myriads ot"j
wasps that buzzod about the rooms and stung;
ovorrthlng stlngable. A rellow jacket wasp"
with Its garb ot orango nnd black Is the most"
venomous croature of Its bIz.o that lives The1''
torture which a wasp sting Inflicts cannot;"
be described br nnr phras,o that Is tolerate 1 la h
a alvlllzed commuhltr. Ex-Vice Presldont?
Hamlin called It "ooncontrated boll." which Is
far short of tho wholo truth Tho hot. drr'
weather has favored the production of wasps..
Their gray houses, which In ordlnarysensonsj
seldom grow berond the size of a two-uuar.
dipper, nre bigger than wator palls this reir.e
and every atrneturo holds from fio.ooo to j
100.000 nrmed warriors. When thorn are four 1
or five nests loan acre, and every nest holdlij f
somo 70.000 Insects, tho total number fit l
wasps on an nverage farm It almost beyond
computation, . , . '
Two woka ngo tho skirmish line appearod. y
sipping the sweets from fruit hung out todrr it
and buzzing nbout the rooms in quest ol ra
llles The main army came a week later, when.
trult was eaten from tho trees, rlro tomatoes ll
were dostroyed on the vine, and mosquito bar i
screens In open windows woro chowed to lint. H
Iloportsor serious Injuries from wasp stings
came rrotn every county In Milnn Mrs. 1
Kmithson of llrookp. whllo trimming the lento fl
from her grapevines to admit tho light, round'; 1
ncolonvor wasps at home aud will lose tho J
sight ol both eves. John Clarke ol l'rispo" V
ha-" been unnble to put his hlrt on over hi m
head for a week because he disturbed n wist rj
camp meeting while (grubbing stumps In hi fj
back pasture Yclldw jackets Interrupted a
marrlngo ceremony In nn old church in Brooks
ville on Sept 11. enmp"lllng the contrnetmif
parlies to ndjpurn to a nearby houss before)
they could bo mndo man and wife.
Flvo collego students, who have been camp
ing on the shores or Flood's pond for two
weeks, resolved to have n swimming mnteh,
bclore returning to their studies, rhevngi-eej a
to strip off their gnrmenfs In camp. ilali m
through tho woods ton bluff a quarter of a mllej . M
nwav. and swim around nheadlimItoacow m B
front of tho camp Tho man who ran nlisil W
jostlesl a tree holding a nest of wasps as h
dashod past. He was out o( ranco before 'hV F
wasps got at tilm. but the four jotiths who l
tailed on behind were so badly peppered by tlu 1
enraged Insects that thov could not bo re- I
moved from camp ror a week. I
The bodv or a young woman who die I In I
Tllden early In September was nken to m
berst to be placed in a tomb. When the nwf
door wns pried open the yellow jackets mr-.l
nut In such numbers that the mourners in I
friends scattered in haste. Two trintle horse
In the procession ran away, nnd moro than a
score 01 persons woro badly stung
Those who have hnd courage enough toap
proach a tenanted nest ol w.mps nnd plug the
entrance hole with n ehlororormed sponge snr
that tho proper cells nro crowded to lu.l
capacity with young gTUlm. which will soon
put on wings nnd become adult wasps Indi
cations are thnt tho pests will eontinii" to
muitlplv nnlilly until a rrost arrives ti kill
them olf The outlook Is thnt there will be no
falling off In numbers until Oct. 1 or Into-
A soon ns tho leaves rail and the groun 1
freezes so as to mako good walking uitlie
woods, thn dealers In enrios who vdle-s
strange things to ell to tho city people, will g
out and gather the nosts In which the lste ten
ants have died. They am assured of a rich
harvest this year. In former seasons awo't
preserved nest as Inreo as a coal hod -old
rcadllv ror C.". This vear there are plenty of
nests larger than a half bushel basket Mlnf
these will be stored away In ilrv nttics to nwalt
tho coming ot purchasers. While the entir
stock mny not be sold off noxt ear. it Is suro
to co sooner or later, because giant wasp nests ;
aro usually very hard to dnd.
Prayed for Kiiglund nnd America. .
At tho Fifth Avonuo Presbyterian Church i
yesterday tho fiev. J JafTrey Johnstone. M A.,
or St. Colln's Torest Hill 1'resbyterlan Church.
London, occupied tho pulpit. The Ilov Mr. ,
Johnstono asked the congregitlon to pray for
the Queen and tho Mother-land, that the Gov
ernment may safely and honorably puss 1
through tho crisis that has arisen In treating ,
with another nation He also nrayed find t6
bless this Oovernment nnd peoplo and biippor. j.
It In Its march ol progress. vflf
Polltlrnl Notes. j
Borne California admirers of Stephen M White, I
whose terra as a t'nltcd States Senator has expired,
have been proposing the consideration of Ids name
as a rompiomlse Democratic Presidential candidate,
and a former Serretny of the DmocratlcStat" ( em- I
mittee is quoted as declaring that Mr. White "Is '
looked upon In the tnst as one of the national
leaders of tho psrtr " Senator W I itn Is t mtierf
Pan Francisco and was the Chairman of tho Demo
cratic National Convention of iHun. None of the
ralflo States has jet furnished a Presidential "n 11
date for clthor of the two chief parties, but the Pro
hibition partt went to California Mr a residential
candidate In 1SI2, nominating urn. llldwrll for that
office, tie polled H.100 vutee In ("vhfornla. the
larjest number received up to tint timo by ths l'ro
hlbltlon party In tho Golden State,
Tho riODubllean candidate for Auditor of Ken
tucky, a post now held by S. n Htone, who was aa
aspirant for the Republican nomination for flmer
nor in Kentucky this year, haa been fir a nuartor nf
a century the pastor of the Christian or rampl ejnte
Chutch In Pans, llourbon county. Ills nsme is J' hn
fl Sweeney, and he Is now for tho first time i ? indl
date for an eloctlve office, Ihoealary rf tit II
tor nf Kentucky Is t.1,400, and the term of Hi e is
Fortbe first time. It Is said, since Its cstiMml men!
the Board of Cilu lleeord't meeting of A i.- 1' as
held without one of Its regular members In n pn s
ent. Theso were the officers In altendan e lha j
Hon llandoljih (Inggetiheliner Vctlng VI r. M T. s
Dal), Deputy and Acting Comptroller mil Charles j
niandy. Deputy aud Aitmg (' rporitli 11 ' unsel, . fl
The only business transacted was the appointoieut, ,y
temporarlly.asexamiiierx fnrtl'irtr dnysat the nti ) Jj
of SI M1. SI. 200 and $ir,0 a ynir of llei ry '
McMIUsis Samuel J.rtrnvtu and Harm! 51 Men vl'o.
The next Virginia Legislature Is to '1 on bill
to be ottered for the calling of a nsm umii m
venllon 10 -mend the suffrage la a of v trglnia It If
proposed to adopt nn amendment shit Ii will 1 ' ' nl
1) restrict the suffrage 1 1 white 1 iilms of tin v t I
to such colored clllrens its nre the os mix ir ri I 1 - I
late At present the requirements of sutTrnsi 1 V lr-
Klnla nre one enr s residence In the Mite mi lime I
months In the eoiiutj,. and lliosr eviln.il d ft 1 His ?
KiifTrnm Intliulc, anting others, duilllsts tin nl M"H
of duelling, andlhosr romlctrd nut onlv n' a in 1 lar
ceny, but nlsnof peltj 1arccn In the In. nl 1 mim.
'Ihe colored vote nf V Irglriti, though c r m Ii rnhle,
Is not large enough lie to predominating hi 11 is
In South Carolina nnd Mlssls-slppl liefori tin adoption
of dlsrrnnrhlsliH- election Inws. 1 hi re ri sun mi 1
white voters nntl less than I ',11 (inn culund v ti rs In
Virginia, and It Is proposed to Umll ILe cvuilec of
Ihe franchise bi Ihe laltir In nrmnlnner wltn His
plans nlready ndopted In Louisiana. So'i'li nr l!iu
and Mississippi, nnd proposed In North Can n u
The Ilcpuhllcnns polled moon voles In tli recent
sieclnl election In Ihi IMglitli Missouri rtK'r to lilt
Ihe vaeancj caused bv the death of It V in 1 ! In
IMH, the first and onl time thnt the II. pi hi emu
csrrled It In n Congress election. Ihe voir It llnlr
candldnte wns IB S(l
Next jenr'a Virginia Leelslnture will h I upon
to make provision for the 1 per rent hi. r. 1 it r-
tsl on the renturj bonds, nhlr.i annul ' S si nil
nnipinll). Under the terms of the cn.n mnde,
between the Virginia bondholders nnd iiu n-iuesen- y ,
tallvea of the Stale ome ears ago the nivreat as '-(sB
scaled unUI 1800, and the additional rale will cautl J
a larger lntwc.l chat.e hmaftcr. f,
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