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'rmlii'li THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 27, 06. GREATEST HUNG OUR STAMEN Those Who Were Not Only Popular Leaders But Ac tually Idols. Some Interesting Facts Gathered From Pages of Lngllsh History. Well Presented. 'Washington. D. C. Sopt. 27. Our country has produced four brilliant mm who dazzled their followers and niMy )e nnnied as popular idols Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas. James CI. Blaine rnd William Jen nings Hrynii. Washington and Lin roln were in another class, venerated rather than admired, trusted mow than loved. Jackson was a military hero and got to be the head of a party but he tan not be classed as "a nmn rif magnetism." New Englnnd ad mired Webster for his giant Intel loot, dt'splte the laxity of his morals and the idiosyncrasy of his Integrity. Tlio south admired Calhoun lor his exquisite. Intellect and venerated him for tho Roman austerity of hlg pri vate, character. John C. . Breckcn ridge was the favorite of an epoch and Thaddeus Stevens was the In carnation of nn lden. . Hut. after nil, Clay, Douglas. Blaine and Urayn are our popular Idols. And of these Clay was immeasurably the greatest. He was not only a great orator, hut a great statesman, lie was not only superb popular lead er, but an unrivaled constructive statesman. He made the war of 1812. He was the artifice of the miscalled 'Missouri , Compromise." . He saved the country from revolution and blood In the real compromise of 1S33. Ho "wore the mantle of Alexander Hnmilton as the apostle of the "American system of protection." He ngntn averted war by the compro inise of 1850. His following was the most devoted army America evef had. Men loved him to delirium. Though he was a chaste man wom en raved about him. He was Alcl blades without his vices and Corio-' lanus without his treason. Thrice lie was his party's candidate for pros ident and thrice he was defeated, hut his fame is the brighter for It, and he lives In history as the knlght llest mnn In our entire citizenship. elpn parts, where he went to Rtutly political systems, Bofnre he got homo the republicans were walking the Moot; now (b democrats nre walking tho floor. But Mr. Itrynu is a man of magnetism and a popular Idol. If he had the nrfgnolty of Samuel J. Til don he would go fnr. For ten years he has been In the public eye; but always the question has obtruded. "Where Is the man's wisdom?" I heard his first speech In congress. It was on the tariff Baatlnt's epi grams in eloquent tongue. It set the house afire. Not one member in ten had ever heard that stuff before, and none had ever seen It In so attract ive a dress. It stampeded tho Chi cago convention In a figure from Burke's great speech on the regency bill, and I glvo him tho credit to be lieve that he never read that speech and never heard of tho regency bill. He went tip and down the earth preaching that the utamp of tho gov ernment made the dollar, and It Is not possible that any other states man of our entire history ever un loaded so much false logic. If we enn associate fallacy with the word logic, as William J. Hryan did in 18!ifi; but he Is going to cebpso it now with his Imposslblo government ownership of trunk lines and his absurd state own ership of local lines. If tho republicans ould have chot, en a committee to write the railroad clnuse of Bryan's Madison Squnro Harden speech, it conld not have been constructed more to the advan tage of the republican party than Bryan made it himself. Unless Un democratic party Is ready to go to the slaughter on this impossibility, as tlioy went to it on tho 10-to-l ab surdity, that party must get a lan tern and go searching for n democrat to nominate in li08. Grandson In Trade. Jf.mes O. Blaine's grandson, third if tho name, Is a clerk in a New York iiank and gnawing his chains even as would his grandslre had that great mm accepted the department clerk ship in Washington when, a penniless vonng adventurer, It was offered him. -)f tnis Blalno of tho third genera tion It Is remarked: "He would rather lie United Slates senator than corner the markets of the world." It Is -llble that his grand dad would bnvp mffpred a long hiatus mayhap a per rotual absence in his service In the senate to corner the markets of New V'ork for forty-eight hours. The elder tilniiic was a born man of affair3, and in Wall street be would have been a Midas of tho first magnitude. Heredity Is a thing we may specu late upon. It is more apparent among "lorneB and dogs, sheep nnd chickens, that It Is among human beings. There Is the myth that Mnrcus Brutus was he son of Julius Caesar; there Is the scandal that Anno Boleyn was tho laughter of Henry VIII; there is tuo ibsurdlty that Francis Bacon was tho ion of Queen Elizabeth these concoc tions of tho fancy for ho credulous. ' The Little Giant. Douglas, like Clay, sprang from the lwople..- . Ho did not have the graceful person, the Ynelllfluent voice, the commanding,- individuality ol Clay; but ho was tho greatest de hater of an age richer in great de baters than any other epoch of our annals. , He knew no hlstorv but American history; he was acquaint ed with no literature but the litera ture of American politics. It. Is don lit fill If ho knew whether the house of Tudor preceded the house of Plantagauot or succeeded the house of Stuart. He probably could not have told whether William III. reigned before or after Edward III. If he ever read a classic, he kept that fact to himself. There Is not a poetical quotation in all his Bpecchcs. He was devoid of the sense of hu mor. Uut on the stump he was matchless, and in the senate, that contained Toombs and Davis, Fessen den and Sumner, Benjamin and Crit tenden, Seward and Chase, he was the first, personality and the strong est man. Douglas might have been president If lie had organized his folowlng In ISC'). But the fact is that Douglas did not court the nomination in 1852 or 185C. He felt that the senate was his field, and he was right. Men loved him devotedly. He was ap proachable and convivial. He lived fiiHt and died early. 1 shall not spec ulate upon what might have been had lie survived the war. Would he have acted as did Iogan or would he have done as did TUden? Would he havi sustained Lincoln In suspending the Constitution for the preservation of the Union? It does not require a very vivid imagination to speculate that bis death was as necessary to the triumph of the Union arms aa Htonuwall Jackson's. What If ho had led the political revolt that Mc .Clellan headed? . i The Plumed Knight. James G. Blaine was more loved by bis following than Douglas was by bis, or Bryan's by his; but men did not idolize him as they did Clay. He was In congress while Grant, Thom as. Sherman and Sheridan wore in the field, but none of these was the popular idol. Blaine was. Conkling was nn abler man. Carpenter was an abler and a more brilliant man Morton a stronger man; but the young guard everywhere swore by "the man from Maine." Ben Hill un lmrsed him in the famous debate, but he r merged from it "a plumed knight who threw his shining lance full and fair in the brazeu late of treason." Carpenter set him upside down and Thurnian turned him Inside out In the great debate on the disposition jf the proceeds of "the, Geneva award." but the galleries rose to him. No other man of his day could have survived the "Mulligan letteis," and it Is a tribute to the man that mil lions of hla followewers never read them. Ho would have been president had be obeyed his own Instincts. Ijite In 18X4, against Ills own Judgment, he was dragged to the middle west. He insisted that the battlo ground was Now York uud was kept in Ohio and Indiaua the ten daya that would have made New York safe. There was u fatality In it, and maybe a beneficent IMoviilenee that Clay and Douglas uud Blulne nil failed in the ambition to bo president. v Some Facta of Heredity. Let .us take the family of Planta genet, and go back no farther, the Black Prince, a splendid hero t'oietiers nnd Crecy tell the victory jvas the B""n of" ona of the greatest kings who ever wore tho English pur ;de, ami the father of one or the weak est kings of English history. What a glorious story Is that of Henry V Shakespeare's Princo Hal. His queen was that Kate of Franco who was the ancestress of the house of Tudor, a grand-dame of Queen Bess, and yet the son of England that she and "Hal" gave the English throne was that nan less weakling, Henry VI, w'no, though lilo nuM-n wn .this 'hprnln Afnrpirnt nf Anjou, perished miserably before tae arms of tho "White Hose.'" William the Silent was the first statesman of a grand epoch, and his son, Maurice of Nassau, was the most accomplished soldier of a generation that produced Splnola. What an 'I lustrous family It was that hourg of- Orense! William HI. of that line, whom Macaulay considered the great-. est man of his time, had coursing his yeins tho bloods of Orange, Bourbon, Plantagenet, Stuart, Tudor, Lorraine, There is no finer-bred man In pro fane history, few great statesmen, anj stronger soldier. Marlborouglrs son died early, but Berwick was his nephew, tho marshal of Louis XIV, who was more like Bayard tnan any other, and none of us can riad the history of his defense of France from the attack from the direction of Sa voy without reminder of Robert E. Lee. A difference Is that Lee failed and Berwick succeeded. What a different story history would tell if Berwick had not been barred from the English throne by the bar-slulster? If Arabella Churchill, Instead of Ann Hyde, had been tho wedded spouse of James II, in all probability the Stuart dynasty would now be regnant in the British tmpire. Charles Ed ward, hero of battle, and "Prince Charley," of sung, was Berwick's nop hew, and a direct lineal descendant of that Duke of Guise who restored Calais to France by one of the most heroic feats in the annals of war. Another strikiug example of hered ity Is that of tho two William I'itts, and theso wo may -supplement with Heeler Stanhope, of the third genera tion, grauddaugliter of the great Chat ham. It would be hard to tell who was the greater man or greater orator, the first or second Pitt. Both ruled England when England could only be ruled by eloquence. Their groat rival, Henry Fox. and tho mora eminent CiiiirU-a James, father anil son, also present a marvelous example of hered ity. We are told that the youngest rox was the greatest parliamentary debater who ever Broke our tongue, and we can readily believe it after reading his crushing reply to Pitt in the debate on the breach of the treaty of Amiens. Not so learned us Burke, not so brilliant as Sheridan, perhaps not go eloquent as his rival, tho yoiiiis rer Pitt, In reply he was tho greatest orator our tongue has known. He was tne most lovable man In the worm, despite the wors t training in Hie world. Beared by a fond father, who ; could deny him nothing, at sixteen h was a complete reprobate. Before he i was thirty he had dissipated in rlot , oub living one of the must opulent pri vate fortune in Europe. An Inveter ate gambler, bo was ever unfortunate at hazard, and would rather be cheat jed at pbiy than not to play at all. He w as a druukard and a roue, auJ AFRICAN PIGMY, BROUGHT Tfluura STATES, IS FREED FR MORE MAN THAN BEAST, SO NEGRO PREACHERS RAISED A HOWL-HE LIKES ICE CREAM, SODA AND HAS HAD THREE WIFES SAVED FROM CANNI BALS. ' Special Correspondence. New York, Sept. 27. Freed from hlg cage In the monkey house or the New York Zoological park. ()!a lb n gn, the South African pigmy, more man than beast, now roves nbout the park grounds. Ota Bengn was taken from a cage after a delegation of negro clergy men had declared that hla Imprison ment and exhibition in a zoological museum was nn outrage. The pigmy was brought to this country recently by Samuel P. Verner, an African ex plorer, who found him two years ngo In tho hands of a hostile cannibalis tic tribe of the Baschild. The pigmy was to bo served as tho piece de re: slstance at a feast. Verner bought him from the cannibals with a bit of calico and n string of beads, nnd the little fellow became his willlig servant. Ota Benga was the son of a pigmy chief, and though now only 2,1 years old. has been married twice. His first wife was eaten up by cannlLaln, and the second one died from tho sting of an African viper, which Ota later raptured and for vengeance brought with him to the New York Zoological park, where ho will pass the remainder of his life In captivity. After Ota had been rescued, Ver ner Intended to return him to his own people, but circumstances pre vented this and having the littlo chap on his hands, the explorer had to bring him along whim he was call ed to this country. The Zoological society agreed to relievo the explorer and a big cnge was built for Ota, who Is four feot eleven inches high and does not look unlike the average ne gro. There was such a storm of indig nation among the negroes over tho little African's Imprisonment that he was finally emancipated. Ota has learned to speak about 100 words of English. He is - good friends with tho ring tailed mon keys and Dohong, the orang.ontang In tho park, is his pal. When they are together they grunt a strange lingo, nnd seem to understand ench other. Ota has a great fondness for silver . ... X.-:.. . . . ' A S Ay" V t . : : v:':;: V 4 'N't.. 1" it & v- ' v t - & fr i THIS IS OTA BENGA. money, and It is only wben he la sen- erously tipped that ho, will pay any attention to wlilto men. He enrly learned that he could exchaage his money for a fuzzy white drink called ice cream soda, which ho drinks in largo quantities.'' " He has not yet reached tho stage of civilization which calls for to bacco, liquor or candy. He also ab hors clothes, and though ho was for merly used to raw meat, he now pre fers welkcooked beef. The little African longs for a third wife. An American girl ha s no charms for him. when Pitt explained to wondering French statesmen how Buch a man could fill so great a place In the Ed; llsh public, ho said: "You have not been under the wand of the magician." Fox Was a direct descendant of Char lcs II by a child of the left hand, and If Goorge III could have had his fond est desire, an aunt of Fox' would have been Queen of England. Had It been so, there would hava been no American revolution In 177C. In our country there have been two families conspicuous for Tioredity Marshall and Adams. This Mr. Hawes, who Is tne first orator, of Missouri, is tin! nephew of Thomas F. Marshall; 'the first orator of Kentucky, who was the nephew of John Marshall, tho tlrst Jurist of America. There are I four generations of the Adams Carrily ! all distinguished tor Intellect nn'd char jacter. The laic W. C. P. Breckluiidse 1 was the grandson'Of William C. Pre? I ton, himself a magnificent orator, situ j tho grandson of tjta father f. Patrick ! Henry. Thomas Jiffr-rsoti, Jehn Ran 1 dolph of Itoanok?, John Marshnll and ! Robert E. Lee all sprang from a ! 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