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trade vhejfa there Is ho natural monopoly and where their work is fairly
established. And. co-partnership .helps greatly to bring about that great essential to human happinessharmony and peaceful progress'!" o o NEW YORK LETTER By Norman. mm New -York, Jan. 24: For thirty yearn "William Smith" lived 3n Bow ery lodging-houses. He dressed, shab bily add spefat as littlevas possible' for his food.- The Bowery regardedThim. as a "down-and-out," with. Jan in come of i 'few dollars; a wee'irbm. some unknown source...". I'.'. Last February the mysterious Old man died. The city took-.charge of the body, and it would have been buried in the potter's field but for one Peter Chouinard, who had conceived a liking for the old man and who tried to raise a subscription for his buriaL - As a result of Ghquinard's effort the're can an investigation of Smith's identity, which, revealed him tcr be Dudley Jaxdine the son and trace the business associate of Geo. Jardine, founder of a big organ-building firm. A will was discovered, made 'in 1889, in .which Jardine disposed of an estate which has just been ap praised afc$203,963. Of this amount, $201,411 is in. securities, all of the highest class?. o a niece and nephew Jardine left $17,600 each; to another nephew and to i.grandnephew $10,500 each. The residuary estate is to be divided be tween a number of prison and mis sionary associations, each of which will receive about $12,000. The exer cutor awarded $1,600 to Choiiihard in return, for kindness which he had shown Jardine in, his last days. After, his fathers death, in 1881, Jardine sold his share in the Jardine -works to his .brothers. Then he dropped out. pf sight. He was seeh at the funeral of a relative several years later, after which his kinsfolk lost track, of him completely. The only jewelry the old man left is appraised at $35 It consists of a locket, containing a picture of a wo man and a lock,. of hair, and an old fashioned breastpin. Perhaps in these two trinkets lies the story of why Dudley Jardine disappeared from .Washington Square and Wm. Smith .lived 0-years among the Bowery derelicts. c O RESOLVE AGAINST WAR Ihdiariapolis, Ind., JahV24. Reso lution in favor of abolishing war and reading that miners would declare a . general strike in the event of war Was adopted by "the United Mine Workers' convention. Prohibition of immigratibn "until all surplus labor is fully employed" and a "shorter -work day until all surplus ktbbr is fully employed" w6fe the demands made in two other reso lutions adopted unanimously.