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1 SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, SUNDAY MORNING, JANUAK Y 15, 1905. jH
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! Professor Vango
By Gelett Burgess and Will Irvin.
" I (Copyright, mi, bv Mei'lure, 1'hllllps &
COFFEE JOHN" looked the thin, black -eyed
stranger ovr calmly and Ju
dicially. "You'll bo one as lives by
'Is wits, an' yet mora from the lack
Bt)( 'em In other people, especially fe
I myles." tho proprietor declared. "Tor
I one o' ten tharsand In this tarn as pick-
5 up easy money, If so be they's no ques
Hf tlons arsked. But If I ain't mUti.uk,
'' ''.' . .-!! i i ropper, on' yer ain't much
fg ii"'! i" v.- atin' for yer salary But that
r- r . . 1 1 t M'i " 1 d bo tumble Into
bbbbbs
(i(gj i i i - like tho devil v.-.is drivln'
m. mi' put 1 ' coffee to 1 1
yer conscience, like. Clay street wa'nt
JJ J afire, nor yet In no dynger o' betn' (I I-
f e i hed If 1 twig yer Byrne!"
B) "Well,
Hfthe stranger, "though I'm no worse than. ,
Imuny what make simulations to bo bet
I ,i i i , . . i obi Ay nothln' I hey
Hrildn't want.
JfL:ii.l why shouldn't l gel .t an veil is u
lmW-i'''r ...rf .-hr . i don'l know
Bf the paril' -.
Wtrl 1 1 !!! .. nee I. twi i n
Hfrk!.! .n-.al like, I'll tell ou the
I;. I. that
Jk ' '
The Story of the Ex-Medium.
Hl. 1 am Prof. Vnr.go, tra-nce, t st, biifi:
ateriollsln', sympathetic, harmonic, In
I Splratloiial ami developln.' medium, an 1
l;al. ; Before I v.i: li
lt drew ir.im the profession them i b ad
j ( omforti il and
S ; by fa l In- 1 l I i i Mv t.
y as (.f th-- -.-.rt that gives satisfaction and
Bronvlni ' . the most skeptical. M-,
liutri i i i 1 i i.rongi i everj 8 nd
Serious Stomach Trouble Cured.
I was troubled with a distress in
I 9 iriy fU.mach. sr.ur stoma' h and omlt
Ifing spells, and can truthfully say that
I Chamberlain's Ftomach and Liver Tab
I lets c ured me. Mrs. T. V. WILLIAMS,
Uj La in go-bur g, Mich. These tablets are
i M l guaranteed to urc every case of
i ptomach trouble of this character. For
1 1 sale by all leading dj-iigglsts.
f Start The
1 New Year Right I
Lit
tout T
i.l i If you do not trade here now, T
Hj5 4 tliiF will be a pood time to com-
1 mence. Quality is tho trade- J
''r' i mark of our establishmont
pit x
I j Harper's
Grocery
Telephone 54. J
jf Second South St.
and Tuesday evomn' Hth hull. s. the most
genteel and elegant. Mj. gentlemen.
'hen I really learnH my powers I was
id card reaAfl Madame augrut,
thi .... hi. end reader ami 11-no S -.-r-eas,
give me the a4-tcc that put me in
communication She dono It after a Joint
rcadln' wo give for tho benefit of the As
tral Seers' Protective onion.
"Vango," sho pays I was ut-ln the
name. "Vango" already; n struck me ns
real tasty "Vango," the say9, "you're
w.L-stln" your talents. These Is the dajs
when men speak by Inspiration You got
r tih:s hut you ain't no palmlsL"
"Why ain't I?" I save, knowln' nil the
tlmo that they waa somethln' wrong;
"don't 1 talk aa good as any?"
"You're a genius," says she. "and you
lead win re others follow; your Idea of
tellln every woman that sho can write
Btorleo if fhe tricrt Is one of the best ever
conceUed, but If you don't mind me savin'
It, ae one professional to another, It's
your face that's wrong."
"My face?" says I
"Your face and your hands and your
shape and the balance of your physlcall
ty." says she. "They want big" eves
brown Ik biest. but blue will do and' lots
of looks an.l easy lovo-makln' wav.s that
you can hang a past to, and I'm frank to
say that on ain't got 'm. You have got
platform talents, and you'll be a phenom
ena where you can't &et near enough to
'em to hold hands. Teat seances Is tho
futuro of this business Take a few de
velopln' slttln's and you'll 6ee "
For the time, disappointment nml cha
grin overcome me. Often and often since.
I have s.ild that sorrow is a means of de-velopm-nt
for a party. That's where I
learnt It Next year I was hoMIn" test
seances In my own room and makln' spir
it photographs with my pardner for am
pie remuneration. Of eourae, I mado mis
takes, but I can assort without fear of
successful contradiction that I brought -truo
i onimunlcatlon as often as any of
'em.
Once I sized up a wr,Lnan that wore.
black before I had nked the usual Ques
tions which Is a risky thing to do. and
no medium that valu-s a reputation will
attempt It and told her about her hus
: that had j. d ...;t and pivo a mes
B ige, and she led mo on and wrote me up
f I r them very papers that I was adA-crtls-ln
In and almost ruined my prospecks
You got such scoffers all tho tlmo, only
later on you ! arn to loolc out and givo
em rebukes from the spirits. It ain't no
U U;. In' tO g'-t ahead of n? I U"ed to
t.ii hoopla at my aeancea that thoughl I
was a collusion, because they've only got
thelrsehes; but we've got ourselves and
tho spirits beside
It wasn't Rmg In. the course of evontunl
Itles li-inre l ,.ix orluir;M bv the Spirit
Psychic Truth society nnd elected secre
tary of tho union, and gettln' my percen
tagos from test and tifmce mectln's at
Pythian hall I was popular with the pro
fessionals, which pays, because mediums
as a clas Is a little nervous, and not to
speak slanderous of a profession that con
tain some of the most gifted scientists
a set of knockers
Only I was n t satisfied. I was ambi
tious In them day- and I wanted to mnke
my debut In materl.'illsln". which takes a
hall of your own and a apparatus and a
special clrelo for the front row, but pays
heavy on the Investment. Try every way
I could, with developln' circles and prl--.it
' rcadln's and palms extra, 1 could
never unftw the funds for one flrst-elavs
silrlt ami a cabinet, which ought to be
.noupdi to atari on, Then ono night It
was a grand psychic reunion and recep
tion to our vRltln' brothers from Port
land she come to the circle.
Our publication I united Wth mv other
functionaries thai of assistant editor of
Unseen Hands Stigmatised it afterward
jus the grandest demonstration Of hidden
forcol ever seen on this hemisphere. Tt
was the climax to my career f was com
munlc'itln' beautiful, and fortune favored
my endeavors When 1 pumped 'em, thev
l-t mo n-e (hat whh h tie roneealel,
ml win n I guessed 1 gu-sK-d with omaz
Irr" accuracy. I told a Swede all about his
Sweetheart on the other plane, and tho
Color of her hair, and how happy she was,
and how It was comln' out all right, ajid
hn7firded that her name was Tin i, and
guessed riRht the Rrsl trial, t recpllenl t
was tellln' him ho wirv a phytic, and he
d'dn't sometimes feel an influence he
couldn't account for, and hadn't ho ever
tried lo establish communication with
them on tho spirit plane and all ho nesd.
cd was a few dcrvelopln' slttln's doin' It
,
neat an' professional you know, and all
9 tho other mediums on tho platform ac
qulescin when a woman spoke up from
the back of the room. That w;u tho first
time that ever I seen her.
She was a middle-sized, fairish sort of a
woman In mournih', which I hadn't com
prehended, or I'd a" found the article that
she sent up for me to test her influence.
R-nu before. As soon as she spoko I knew
she d oome to bo comforted. She was a
tidy sort of a woman, and her eyes were
dark, sort of between a brown and a
black. Her shape was nice and neat, and
she had a stmlghtish sort of a nose, with
a curve Into it. She was dead easy. I
seen that she had rings on her lingers,
and was dressed real tasty, and right
thero It como to me. Just like my control
s' nt It, that a way was openln' for mo
to get my cabinet and a stock of spirits.
"Will you please read my article." she
says. Beln' against the esthetics of tho
profession to let a party guide you Ilk"
that, Mrs. Bchrclber, the Egyptian astral
medium, was for rebukln' her. I super
posed, becaruje I seen my cabinet grow
In'. "I was strongly drawed to tho token In
o.uestlon." I says, and then Mrs. Si hrel.
ber, who was there to watch who sent
up what, motioned me to a locket on the
table
"When I come into the room I seen
this party with a sweet Influeuco hoverln"
over her. Ain't It a little rhlld." Because
by that time I had sized her up.
I seen her eyes Jump the way they al
ways do when you're guided right, and I
knowed I'd touched the achln' spot. While
I was tellln' her about my control and the
beautiful light that was hoverln' over her,
I palmed and opened tho locket I got
tho picture out they're all alike, them
lockets and behind It was a curl of gold
hair and the name "Lillian." I got the
locket back on the table, and the spirits
guided me to It for her test When I
told her that the spirit callln' for her was
happy In that brighter sphere, nnd sent
her a kiss, and had golden Rtlr, ;uid was
called "Lillian" In the llesh plane, she
was more overcame than I ever seen a
party at a isanca. I told ber sho was a
mfdlum I could tell It by the beautiful
dreams sho had sometimes.
Bight here Mrs. Schrelber shook hei
head, Indlcatln' that I was travclln' In a
dangerous direction. Developln' slttln's
Is savod for parties when you can't ap
proach 'em on tho departed J -. i r ones. In
cases lfko the one under consideration the
mcst logical course, you comprehend. In
to give private slttln's But I knowed
what I was doln'. I told her I could feel
a marvelous power radiate from her. and
hor beautiful dreams were eonvlnoln'
pre of She expressed a partiality to be
developed. When I got her alono In the slttln'
holdln' her hand and gettln' her to con
centrate on my oyes, sho made manifest
her Inmost thoughts. She ws a widow
runnln' a lodgin -house, Makln' a Infer
ence from her remarks I seen that sho
hadn't no money laid by. but only what
she earned from h-r l" ir.l : i Th In
stallment plaji was better than nothln'
Sho seized on the idea that 1 would bring
Lillian back If I hail proper eonelttlnns lo
work with In four busy weeks 1 was
enabled, by her magnanimity, to open a
materialism' circle Of my own, with a
cabinet and a self-playln' guitar and four
good spirit forms. 1 procured the eabinet
second hand, which was In-tir. because
tho Joints worked easier, and I sent for
tho spirits all the way to a Chicago dealer
to get the best They h:uJ luminous l.u-rns
and non-duplicated faces that e.nlne,
even the most skeptical. The firm liber
ally throwed In a slate trick for dark cab
Ir.ets and the Fox Bisters' rappln' tuble.
I took one of them luminous forms, the
TEA
Thtre is no nicer indul
gence than tea; and there is
no emptier humbug than
tea. All turns on the tea
and the cook.
koaUaullsvTalfslaaO.sd'
littlest one. and fixed It with golden curls
painted phosphorescent. Mrs. Schrelber
and tho rest, all glad to bo partakers In
my k-uuj fortune, was hired to come on
the front Beats and Join hands with each
ei her aurnsn lie- alslo whenever one of the
spirits materialised too far forward to
ward the audi nee. We advertised heavy,
and ihe followln' Sunday evenln' hail tho
gratification to greet a numerous and cul
tured assemblage. I -was proud and hap
py, Ix-eau.xi- steppln' from plain test con
trol to materialism' Is a great rise for any
mc dlum.
Ears, lllggins that was her name Mrs,
Clarissa Hlgglns came early all alone. I
might a' brought Lillian right away, only
that would be Inelegant, hirst we sang,
"Show Your Faces," to get tho proper
psychie current of mutuality. Btnerial
lin and a i. w tunes on a tloatln' guitar
eras nexl When my control reassured It
s' if, i knowed that the time had come,
and let out tho first spirit. A member of
the Spirit Truth society on tho front scat
I It lor a dear one, and carried
on real realistic and natural. I let It van
li h The next "no was Little Hookah, tho
Bplrlt of the Egyptian dancer, that used
to regale the Pharaohs in tho depths of
Ghiseh pyramid 1 touched off a mu
Bic box to uccompany her for a skirt
dance with her robes. I done that all
myself; it was a little Invention of my
own. and was recognised with universal
approbation.
thai was the tlm- for Lillian to manl
f.st herself, and I don." It artistic. First
ie rapped and conversed with me In tho
spirit whisper buck of the curtains. You
could hear Mrs. Higgins in the audience
drawln' in her breath sort of awesome.
1 says for the spirit, In a little plpln'
V Ice: "Tell mamma not to mourn, be
i . use' her lam -ntatlons hinders my ma
teriallsatlon. Th birds Is single' and it
Is, oh, so beautiful on this shore!-'
Then commundln' the belli-vers on the
front scats lo Join hands In a circle of
mutuality. In order to assist the sister on
the other shore to put on the astral sym
bols of tho ilesh, 1 materialised her nice
and cosy and gradual,
We was prepared for demonstrations on
the part of Mrs. Higgins, so when she
advanced 1 began to let it vanish, and tho
psychlo circle of clasped hands stopped
ber while 1 done tho Job up good and
cmplel' She lost conselentlousness on
tho shoulder of Mrs Bchrelber
Not borin' you, gentlemen, with the de
tails of my career, my business and relig
ious relations with Mrs. Hlgglns was tho
beglnnln' of my success. Myself and tho
little circle of believers that guarded the
liont seats from the protrusions of skep
tical parties that come to scoff, and not
infrequently come up as earnest Inquirers
after control had passed we lived easy
on the preiceeds.
Mm Hlgglns would bring tears to your
eyes, sho was that grateful She repaired
the place for mo so It was tho envy of
tho unsuccessful In the profession. She
had It fixd with stucco like a grotto, and
wax calla lilies and mottoes and beautiful
spirit palntin's (Mrs. Schrelber done them
out of the air while sho was under control
a hundred dollars apiece sho charged),
and nice curtains over the cabinet, em
broidered In snakes, oyes Inside of trl.
angles and dlscobuluses Mrs. Hlgglns
capitalised the expense. Whenever we
done poor business we originated some
DOW manifestations for Mrs. Hlgglns. She
received ample remuneration. She seen
Lillian every Tuesday and Sunday. Very
seml-occaslonally, when She planetary
condltons favorcAi complete manifestation,
I used to lot her hug Lillian and talk to
her. That was a tremendous strain, in
volvln' tho use of ico to produco tho prop
er degree of grave cold, and my blood
nearly conglomerated whenever circum
stances rendered It advisable.
All human relationship draws to a close
In time. After seven years of the most
Ideal communications between myself and
Mrs Hlgglns and tho rest of the Psychlo
Truth socljty. they came a time ono even
In' when I seen she was mlssiu'. Next day
we received a message that she was In
disposed. We sent Madame Ia Forge, tho
medical clairvoyant, to give her treatment
and word como back that them dcslgnln'
relatives that always haunt the last hours
of tho passln' spirit with mercenary en
treaties, had complete domination over
her person I visited to console her my
self, and was rebuked with Insinuations
that was a Insult to mv callln' The next
day we learned that she had passed out
We was not even admitted to participate
in the funeral obsequies.
Tho first Sunday that she was In th
spirit Mrs. Schrelber was all for mato
rl.Ulzln' her. 1 favored omlttln' her, think
in" it would be more flttln'. you under
stand, and moro genteel. But wo had
some very wealthy skeptics In the circle
we was try In' to convince, and Mrs.
Schrelber said they'd expect It. Against
my better counsels, seeln" that Mrs. Hlg
glns WSS a mlk'hty line woman and give
me my start, and I got a partiality for
her, I took down my best spirit form and
broadened It some, because Mrs. Hlgglns
had cot fleshy before she passed out.
All. r Little Hookah done her regular
dance that Sunday night I got the hymn
Started; and annoifncln" that the spirit
that rapped was a dear one known to "em
all. I pulled out the new form that I had
Just fixed nnd waited for tho tap on the
cabinet to show that all was ready. I
didn't like to do It- I felt funny, like
something would co wrong. But I pulled
the string, and then oh. God' there In
the other -orner of the cabinet was .Mrs.
.1 IiKk'Ins Mrs. Hlpplns holdln' her arm
across the curtains and Just lookln' at me
like hor eyes was tearln' through me!
They seen somedilng was wrong, and
Mrs Schrelber got tho robe away bofore
thoy found me they said my control waa
too strong and some said I was drunk.
1 did get drunk, too. crazy drunk, next
day and when I como round Mrs Sehrel
ber tried to do cabinet work with mo on
tho front seat and there I seen her In
her corner Just like she used to sit and
I never went back.
But a man has got to eat, and when
my money was gone and I wasn't so
Si m a as I was at first. I tried to do test
Seances, sayln' to myself maybo sho
wouldn't mind that and th first article
I took up. there she was In the second row
holdln' oh, I couldn't get away of It
holdln' a locket just like sho dono tho
first nljrht I seen her.
Then I know I'd have to quit, and T hid
from the ilnji they wanted mo because
Mrs Si hrelber couldn't make It go. I
;.i id In the Salvation Army shelter so as
not to bo alone, and sho lt me be for a
while.
But today T seen a party In the street
that I used to give tests to, and lu said
ho'd givo me two bits to tell him about
his nuns and I was so broke and hungry
I give It a trial and there she was In the
shadow by tho bootblack awnln", Just
lookln' and lookln'1
The llttlo medium broke off with a
tremor that mado tho glasses shake.
Finally Had Windows Lowered-
Smlth Shattuck of the Bultlmoro &
Ohio Southwestern, "Charley" Johnson
, of the Nickel Plate and Ralph Walker
Of the Rock island were the sole occu
pants of a Pullman out of Trinidad for
Denver a few days ago. They made- up
a purse and had thfl potter start the
Baker he iter for the night was cold. At
ill station near Trinidad a woman
came Into the Pullman. Her first act
was to open the window.
The three lullroad men spoke of the
cold weather and made i -marks about
people' who had been raised in barns,
but tm the woman kept the window
up.
"Gee, It's hot in here," r marked Wal-
k-r. and In raised both windows fii his
section.
Shattuck and Johnson followed and
soon every window In the car was up
and the wind howled into tho car In a
bllzzaid. The woman lowered her win
dow, but the railn-od men kept theirs
up. V
"It's too hot ' 6ejKe, L t's go for
and Louver h ' ''j:-H
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Capitol Gossip
WASHINGTON. Jan 14 -Senator
Thomas C. Piatt of New York has
a record that is probably not
equaled by any man In the coun
try, and certainly by no Senator or Rep
resentative In Congress. r Senator Piatt
has been a delegate to eight national con
ventions In succession, beginning In 1871
and dow n to 9o. For twenty-eight years
ho has been going to the national conven
tions of his party and participated In the
nomination of Hayes and Wheeler. Gar
field and Arthur, Blaine and Logan, Har
rison and Morton, Harrison and R-ld.
McKinloy and Hobart, McKinley and
Rcosovolt and Roosevelt and Fairbanks.
Only two of the eight nominations has h'i
seen defeated at the polls. It Is true that
Senator Piatt did not favor all of the.
noralneos, but he helped to name a num
ber of them, cither because, ho was orig
inally for them or because he was a part
of the combination that agreed upon the
cendldate It is possible that somewhere
in the United States there is a man who
has been a delegate to eight national con
ventions but It Is mtv doubtful. In all
probability Senator Piatt alono has this
distinguished record.
There was an Interesting discussion the
other day as to whether a man who had
been a Delegate from a Territory was In
a better position for election as Senator
when tho Territory was admitted as a
State than If he had remained a private
citizen it was argued that a man who
was elected aa a Delegate and antagonized
some other man was likely to be def at. it
when the State was admitted Yet look
ing back over the States admitted: It ap
pears that the DcleKateshlp was a step
ping stone to the Semite. Frank Pettl
grew had been a Delegate from Dakota
and became a Senator from South Dako
ta, Tom Carter had been a Delegate from
Montana and was afterward elected to tho
Senate; Fred Dubois was a Delegate frem
Idaho and has been elected by two dlffer
tnt parties as a Senator, John B Allen
v. is a Dolegalo from Washington and be
came a Senator; Joseph M. Carey was a
Delegate from Wyoming and was made a
Senator; John L. Rawlins and Frank J.
Cannon were both Delegates from Utnh
and were afterwards Senators. That Is
the record for States admitted during the
past twenty years. Governors of Terri
tories have also been fortunate In the
matter of Senntorshlp. There was Gov.
Gil Pierce of Dakota; Gov. Frank Warren
of Wyoming; Gov. Watson Suulre of
Washington, and Gov. George L. Shoup ot
Idaho. The conversation about coming
to the Senate was In regard to William
H. Andrews, who defeated Bernard S.
Rodey for Delegate from New Mexico.
Andrews wants to como to the Senato,
and Rodey also. Why not room for both
Well If there Is a State admitted under
present conditions it will Include both
Arizona unci New Mexico, and tho Ari
zona part would no doubt be glad to have
one of the Senators. And again, and also
most Important, the first Senator from
New Mexho, either admltt-d singly or
with Arizona, will bo Gov. Otero He Is
out for tho Senate, and Is politician
enough to get It. The other may bo Dr'
SgatS -elect Andrews, or again, it may be
some) other fellow.
Whenever the Senate debates develop
Into personal colloquies; when one man
after another Joins In the discussion and
remarks are made from the seals of Sen
ators and the presiding officer is Ignored;
when the Senate becomes disorderly and
n--ds to be admonished then does Pres
ident pro tern. Frye call the venerable
Senator PettUS of Alabama to the chair
and watch the result Pettus will not al
low ono Senator to Interrupt another
without first addressing the -hair, and
through tho prcsldlnc officer obtain th
consent of the Senator entitled to thit
floor A running debate Is very difficult
under such conditions, and the colloquies
are Interspersed by interruptions of the
chair who declares first one and thon
another Senator out of order. The Ala
bama Senator performs this duty with
such an air of gravity and an evident
desire for decorum that no Senator can
take offense On such occasions as these
Senator Frye takes a seat In the Sen
ato and enjoys the discipline being admin
istered Here Is a story that Involves the proper
way to spell tho word "acts." A crowd
of Congressmen were gathered In tho
cloakroom, telling of amusing Incidents
which had occurred In various political
conventions, when th lank form of Rep
resentative Cushman of the state of
Washington hove In sight. "Cusb" Is
somewhat of a favorlto as a story-teller,
as he seldom retails a chestnut, and al
most Invariably has a fresh one in stock.
"Cush" was at once Invited to contribute
something for "the good of the order,"
and said;
"Away out In the State of Washington
for the past two years all political satel
lites have revolved more or less In an or
bit around Gov Henry MrBrldo. It so
happens that McBrlde and I have always
been friends But be that as It may, the
Governor became embroiled in a row with
some of the prominent Republican politi
cians of the State and there was merry
war declared. The politicians went after
the old man'p scalp, and tho old man In
return unlimbered his executive meat-ax.
and heads began to fall Into the lasket In
every direction. At about this stage of
the game, two years ago. the Republican
county convention of my own county met.
Senator Foster and myself both reside In
this county. The politicians wero willing
to compliment the Senator and myself.
hut they wanted to hit the old Governor
a lick. In the midst of the convention
one delegate arose and offered tbi
following peculiar double-barreled resolu
tion: 'We hereby heartily ami enthuslastl-
ally Indors' the p. l 1 1 lea I n cords of Sen
ator Foster and t "ongressman Cushman.'
(Great applause.)
"After the tumult had subsided, the
second paragraph was read, as follows-
'We Indorse the officials acts of Gov.
Henry M. Hrld-
"Amldst the profound sllenr-e which fol
lowed, a del-gate with a Bqueaky volco
arose and piped out:
" 'Mr. Chairman Mr. Chairman please
read that lest paragraph agln.'
"Tho chairman read once more:
" 'Wo indorse the official acts of Gov.
Henry M-Brld- '
"Then the delegate squeaked out:
'Mr Chairman Mr. chairman how do
you spell that word 'axT "
Representative Mann of Illinois was
conversing With a friend In the corridor
of the House recently when Represenuu
tlve Daniels cf California came along.
"I am xolng to send you some papers on
that camp site." said Daniels, "which win
explain what I was talking to you
about."
Now. you think I am Fred Stevens of
Minnesota," Interposed Mann. "I have
been taken for him before. You needn't
apologize to mc." continued Mann, as
Daniels bagan an apology. "You apolo
gize to Stevens."
"Oh. I know Fred Steors," remarked
Daniels, who was formerly a Minnesota
man, "I've known him since he was a
boy. I thought you were Col. Hull, chair
man of the Military eommittee. I beg
your pardon for tho mistake."
"Well., that's all right, too." laughed
Mann. "I don't mind being taken f.-r
either Hull or Stevens; they're both good
looking men."
Senator Allison occasionally tells a
short story to illustrate a point. Refer
ring to a number of bills pending In the
Senate, and answering a suggestion as to
whether all were not likely to bo defeat
ed, he said.
"You have heard of the boy who aeked
his father tho meaning of E pluribus
unum. haven't you? Well, the old man
replied: "My son, always come to your
father when you want to know about
anything, an' I will tell you every tlm-.
E pluribus unum. my son. Is an old week
proverb, and means, when freely trans
lated: 'Tbo tall goes with the hide' ' "
Ex-Speaker Keifer's return to the
House after an absence of twenty years
recalls to tho old-timers the interesting
contest which resulted in his election to
the highest position In tho House. Thoso
were the days when contests meant some
thing Thoy were not all fixed Up months
In advance, but a Speaker might be elect
ed In a night. Kelfer was Several can
didates were In the field, and Frank HIs
COCk of NjBW York had enough written or
telegraphic pledges to carry the caucus.
Tho night before the caucus Don Cam
eron of Pennsylvania and George M.
Robeson, a member of the House from
New Jersey and former Secretary of tho
Navy, called on John A. Kasson of Iowa,
one of the candidates, and said they
would like to discuss the subject of House
organization, the probable make-up of the
Ways and Means committee and other
committees. Kasson told them that while
the Speakership wn.s unsettled ho did not
care to go Into details, but In case he
should bo chosen he would like very
much to have their views, and would b
glad to listen to any suggestions that
they desired to make.
Cameron and Robeson quickly departed
and w-nt to eeo Kelfer When they made
the same suggestion to him they were
warmly welcomed. Kelfer not only want
ed their suggestions, but wanted them at
once. The conference lasted long and
seemed to be very satisfactory. Tho next
day the Pennsylvania delegation held a
meeting and went In a body to Kelfer. It
settled the contest,
Hlscock was very much disgusted, but
he fared well In committee iisslgnment!".
He had held the third place on Appropria
tion and was made chairman, jumping
Joe Cannon of Illinois and Jay Hubbell
of Michigan. Cannon was the ranking
member, and, according to all precedents,
was entitled to the chairmanship. If he
was chagrined ho never betrayed It by a
word or deed. Ho accepted the over
slauRhlng as If it was a part of the game
Some ono suggested that Speaker Cannon
mlK'ht make Kelfer chairman of the Ap
propriations commlttre in view of his for
mer si n Ice on that committee, and the
fact that he was onc Speaker of the
Hons. " Wonder If he will?
Robeson did not fare badly. Tie was
mads the second member on Rul-s. sec
ond on Appropriations, second on NaVal
Affairs, and chairman of Expenditures in
the Navy department He Intended t"
look after the department which had been
under his management during the pre
vious administration.
Pennsylvania probably got what she
wanted Anvway the great protectionist.
llliam D Kelley, was made chairman of
Ways anil Means, and the tariff revision
of that period did not particularly disturb
tho Interests of the Keystone State.
Probably thero will bo quite a bitter
fight before Senator Scott' bill for a re
duction of the cavalry regiments to the
original ten cutting down the cavalry
one-third becomes a law. The cavalry Is
the favorlto arm of the service. Both of
ficers and enlisted men prefer the cav
alry, and the officers who are now In tho
mounted service will not bo likely to ac-
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