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01 % nri %. \% %MI. FIIIIUI W.MVi. <!«;. i». m. A Past Issue. The Tacoma I~ •• I. i . in an ar ticle on Woman Sufi rage -.i\-tbit the -e f the ballot by women would be not i n'.i unjust i t dangerous, be i an-e it is plain sm han addition to the electorate would :,.-t he taken ad i.iutace of bv ttie majority of women. Mr Vis. her came to our State too late to gather knowledge from observation < f the workings of the system or ho would not have advanced a theoretical proposition which was so effectually dissipated bv the practical results of four years of experimental test. One of the anomalies of this experience was that the women who doubted the policy of the measure and opposed the bill up to the time of its tinal enact ment, placing woman on political equality with her brother man, be came, soon as her hand had firmly grasped tiie ballot, the most deter mined in educating her sex for an in telligent use of the new power, nor was it, as the Vrer I.mue. presages, a weapon in the hands of the low and vicious, whereby the moral plane of the ballot was lowered. <>n the con trary, the first indication of the new element in politics was to purify po litical meetings, and to redeem the polls from many of the characteristics which kept even pure-hearted men from the hustings. The re.-pouse of the better classes of woman to the newly imposed duties was general and hearty, and the positiou of woman was infinitely bettered by giving her a higher ambition than to lead in so ciety or manage church sociables, and it was a notable fact that gossip and slander decreased just as women be came interested in the study of politi- cal economy. While the Free Lance admits that "It does seem proper that women who possess property in their own right should have some means by which they could take part in making the laws concerning such interests," it declares that " after all, such wo men have, in a general way, influences that are more potent in the control of legislation than a mere vote would be." If this be true, it is base solely on her sexuality—the mere fact that she is a woman, and the Lance seems to be perfectly willing that she should employ all her feminine charms and graces in inducing men to protect her tights, do everything in the way of electioneering to influence men's votes, and then draws the line at the mere act of depositing a ballot for herself! It seema to us that this po sition is inconsistent, especially when its only justification is the assump tion that bad women will vote and good women will not. The same objection might be urged, with equal propriety, against the vote of the vicious and depraved of the other sex, if a clear morel record is a requisite qualification for the ballot. No person is better or woree, from having been born a boy or girl; both have an equal right to protection of the law, to earn an honest livelihood, and to do all those things which do not conflict with the rights, privileges, and well being of others. Washington is not alone in the ac quisition of knowledge from practical experience—a knowledge which ex plodes many of the often repeated ob jections to impartial suffrage. Wyo ming has, for many years, been making a trial of the plan, and the report has invariably been in accord with the verdict here. When the ballot was wrested from women's hands by a technical decision of the Supreme Court, there bad not been a voice openly raised against the full enjoy ment of suffrage by women; but, on the contrary, the leading politicians, who gave direction to popular senti ment, were standing, literally hat in hand, to do the bidding of this power invested sovereign. Tweuty-four hours had not elapsed after the verdict went forth from the court of higher resort> than the selfish throng jeered at what had hitherto elicited the profoundest respect. Oh no, Free Lance, it will not do to reel off such finespun theories to those who have wove the fabric and tested its enduring qualities. A test of im partial suffrage is the surest means of removing the cobwebs with which the prejudices of ages have befogged the brain. A THEME FOR A MUSICAL GENIUS.— A writer in Free Lance suggests the idea that Fuget Sound, with its Nea politan skies and matchless views by land and sea, should be the true home of melody. Here, be maintains, is ample scope for the composer, in illus trating some of the beautiful and romantic legends of the country, by operatic composition. The ghost dance, and all the strange paraphena lia of the medicine men, the war-paint aud featfere, would all work in admira ble for a powerful stage effect. Then, he might have added, the primitive native costumes may be easily ob tained at a very moderate cost, and the strains of tomaniwus still reverbe rate on the tranquil air of tne evening hours. Let us hope that the genious will arise who may be able to set these embclishments to classically musical numbers. THE sudden change of Will Yischer from the editorial chair of the Tacoma Union to that of a new paper, Vitcher'i Free Lance, gives point to the follow ing paragraph in his words "At the Start": In many instances the condition of the profes sional editor, who is forced by necessity to take employment wherever be can get it, ia a most pitiable one indeed, to far aa public opinion of himself ia concerned, because he mutt carry the blame for the opinions of bii employers aa su perinduced by their own interests. The pity at it it that a man of high instincts should by any meant be placed at the beck of bigots or of the vicious, or of trucklers for gain or power. He that is capable of writing editorials, acceptable from a literary standpoint, and is forced to write other than be feels and thinks, to earn a liveli hood, is reduced thereby to a worse slavery than that of the driven slave who is ignorant of the liberty to which all honest and sane persons are entitled. IT is not expected that Congress will he able to act upon the Arizona and New Mexico bills for statehood, this season. D<-bs Surrenders. I'i lus lias :it last been brought to a r> ali/utioii of the fully of attempting to r.ierce the employer into prosecu tion of business at a loss. He says. "The strike lias developed the fact that the sentiment of tlie people of the country is against strikes, ami the government stands ready to put duwn such a movement at the point of the bayonet. I shall hereafter ad vise all vvorkingmcn to seek redress by ballot. ' 1 lie e.\p> runeiit is a costly one, but if it bus inculcated this belief deep enough to ensure peaceful methods hereafter in ttie adjustment of the differences between capital and labor, it cannot be said that tlie prospective benetit will have been too dearly bought. The curse of the laboring man has been his reliance upon the powers of numbers, and he has under the siK'cious sophistry of demagogues, 1 imbibed false ideas of the relative con ditions of capital and lalior. He has been taught to believe that capital is always grasping and that employers are invariably heartless; that unless he is constantly on the alert against imposition, some advan tage will he taken of him. He is taught to constantly keep one foot raiseil for a kick, and if the opportu nity does not come for kicking for his own rights, he is impressed with the idea that he must, if asked, kick to redress somebody else's grievances, fancied or real. It seems strange that judgment should become so warped that a ready acquiesence is given to these unjust demands, but the object lesson of the day has shown how thorough has been the response. No walking delegate has been abroad to counsel harmony of interest be tween capital and labor, the only con dition that would stimulate industry and revive business. Nobody has taught the strange doctrine that the interests of the employer and the employee are identical. Nobody has shown the logical result of harmony and a union of capital and labor, a hand-in-hand policy for the accom plishment of the same object, the sale of products for a price, which after paying labor a reasonable compensa tion, may afford an adequate profit to the employer for the capital used in making the results of labor available. They have not grasped the idea that competition would make both active in the application of such economical aids as might reduce cost and make the margin of profit larger. This would be the inevitable result of union of interest and it would enable the manufacturer and the labor to reap a full reward, if demand for the increased product which would prob ably result, could be controlled by any known laws of adjustment. But therein lies another danger which requires intelligent thought and cordial co-operation to withstand, the evil resulting from over-production. Demand cannot be made to meet an indefinite expansive. The manufac turer cannot sell his goods, when other capital and labor, inspirited probably by his own success, have en tered the lists and filled the market with a product that, beyond certain limits, is unsalable. Prices are cut until the profit is absorbed, and then the workman is asked to reduce his wages to enable still closer competi tion, with a profit to the employer. It has been the custom for the laborer to strike, as if by that means the de mand would be augmented or any of the conditions changed whereby satis factory wages may be paid after other costs. The burden resulting must be borne mutually, as were the benefits shared by high wages when prosperity abounded. Much may be done in the way of legislation to reduce the expenses of liviog and the cost of government, but it seems utterly impossible to do all that labor seeks. The laws of trade, the rules which regulate supply and demand, are beyond the control of statutory enactment. They are the results of a constant change of condi tions and circumstances, and these in turn are primarily influenced by other than mortal power. The man who conducts his business so as to enable him to employ the wage-earner, must make a profit, or be soon becomes bankrupt or is driven from business. It is for the interest of lal>or that he makes his profit, for it is this ability to pay which consti tutes the capital for the employe as well as of the employer. Just what Mr. Debs means by " seek ing redress by the ballot," therefore, needs explanation. If he imagine; that a Congress can be elected which will make everybody rich by issue of fiat money, or who will fix by law the rate of wages without regard to neces sity or demand for staple or other products resultant therefrom, he will probably find the effort about on a par with making water run up hill; but if be confines his efforts to possible and probable reform through the ballot box, he will find that the means are in a fair way of adoption for relief by the verdict at the polls in the last national election, an adjustment of the tariff so as to lower the price of necessities. So admirably adjusted are our consti tutional methods against sudden and radical changes, that we are but on the eve of securing the benefits of the general election held two years ago. This policy will, when inaugurated, do much to restore the business interests of the country. Add to this an econ omical administration of the public service, the reduction of salaries to a level with the pay for wages where equal ability is involved, and lopping off all supernumary officers, aud it will result in an appreciable saving in taxes, another important item in the cost of living of each individual who by thrift and industry has secured a home. Mr. Debs has grasped the right end of the weapon for redress, if he only realizes its proper use when he sets out to free labor from such burdens as may be lightened or removed by law. FRUITS seem to be a "drug" in San Francisco. Twenty-pound baskets of peaches or plums sell for five cents. CORN took a leap of seven cents a bushel, in Chicago, last Tuesday. A Fight to the Finish. There seems to be no doubt but that the war just begun between China and Japan, will be of long duration and stubbornly contested. If litis be true, we will find an unexpected mar ket for many of our products.- A war between leading nations always re sults in great benefit to non-combat ants, who stand ready to supply the needs that belligerents cannot provide for themselves. If there is a nation oneaith which can afford to sacrifice many lives in sanguinary conllict, it is the Chinese, with their 45U,UOO,<J<.H} of inhabitants confined in an area of a little over 1,000.000 square miles. Ja pan has about one-twelfth the popula tion of China, but is on a much better war footing, isbe lias a score or more of iron-elad and steel vessels of the most improved budd and effective armament. Besides these she has 24 first-class torpedo boats and 11 un armored ships. Her navy is manned by 1J admirals, 715 officers and 0,044 men. The Chinese tieet comprises four ! large ironclads, one turret ship, 14 deck-protected cruisers, four torpedo i cruisers, 27 torpedo boats, 25 gunboats, an armored frigate, floating batteries, etc. It is evident from the movements thus far that the Japanese are emi nently superior in the management of naval warfare, and as it is quite prob able that the conllict will largely oc cur on the sea, this fact is significant. The hatred which exists between the two nations will conduce to a fight to the finish. What the final result will be cannot be foretold. The war will be interesting as it will be the first practical test of the value of hiodern naval appliances. THE PALLADIUM. —The name of Squire Hathbun's paper is the subject of considerable comment, and in an swer to several queries, we give Lam priere's definition of the word. The object known as Palladium is a cele brated statue of Pallas, a daughter of Jupiter. It was about three cubits in bight, and represented the goddess sit ting and holding a pike in her right hand, and in her left a distafF and a spindle. It is said to liaTe fallen from heaven near the tent of Ilus, as that prince was building the citadel of Illium. On its preservation depended the safety of Troy. An efTort was made to steal it away, and Minerva, who was displeased with the violence ofTered the statue, endowed it with life, and by the vivid flashes from its eyes and its sudden springs from earth, it seemed to show the resent? ment of the goddess. We may, there fore, with propriety, look for such antics from its namesake, and if the flashes of fire do not consume its op ponents we may expect it to jump upon its adversaries with the weight of an obelisk and crush them beneath its strong feet. MR. POTTER SAYS SHE WAS NOT PRESENT. —A note froni Mrs. Cora Urquliart Potter dated at Seattle, in response to the receipt of a marked copy of the STANDARD .containing our comments of the Rev. Dr. Wallace on herself and Mr. Bellew, in the Congre gational Church, in Portland, settles the vexed question as to the presence of those parties on the occasion re ferred to. Mrs. Potter says: " Neither Mr. Bellew nor myself were present, nor is it likely we should have been, seeing that Dr. Wallace had an nounced in the papers his intention of attacking the theater iD which we were playing, and our presence would naturally have implied our sympathy with the vulgar advertising methods of the reverend doctor." So the rev erend gentleman was not above re sorting to the " stage-effect" of makiog other parties the scape-goat for his scurrilous attack rather than to lose the climax he aaw in the incident which followed his remarks. A SECOND SOBKK THOUGHT. —The kicking Democrats in Whatcom county, who made such a violent at tack upon the party leaders as to practically neutralize its object, held another meeting last week, at which it was proposed to " finish up" the work of the previous meeting. It seems, however, that their blood had some what cooled, for the resolutions sub mitted were neither blasphemous nor inflammatory, being simply a relation of grievances, and even this expression of discontent it was proposed to illim inate by amendment, when the con vention concluded to adjourn for fur ther consideration of the subject. An other evidence of returning reason was the resolution that the party would put a ticket in the field, as usual, and support it with candor and sincerity. ' TRUE WORDS. —At the Democratic 5 State Convention of lowa, which con vened at Des Moines, on the Ist inst. r ex-Governor Boies delivered a ringing ' address, in which he said that if the r Democracy would win now it must ' fulfill all its promises on which victory ' was won before. He pictured the re sults of three decades of protective 1 policy, as seen in trusts, strikes, lock -3 outs, general discontent, and armies J_ of homeless men, and demanded that the tariff reform measure be accepted * at once. The silver plank of the last ' platform, he said, required affirmative action. Boies discussed the labor 1 troubles at length, declaring the ' strike, as often conducted, is revolu * tion, anarchy, and an incipient stage ® of civil war. Sympathetic strikes, he * said, must go, or the unions would be destroyed. K THE FREE LANCE.— The second , number of Visecher's Free Lance, pub , fished every Saturday, in Tacoma, has t reached our exchange table. It is , a beautiful eight-page publication, , printed on heavy paper, and illustrated , with half-tone and wood cuts. It i does not seem to have any marked political bearing, and probably, as I its name implies, it will be a free lance , in the battle at the polls. THE following is a literal copy of a " Notice" on a gate leading into an enclosure in the rural districts, a short distance from classical Olympia: "All persona are hereby uotlfyed that If found' treepAMiDg upon thes Premises by shoteng Grouse, Milking Cows or ptckiug Berrys without perm Hi OQ will be prosecuted.*' COXEYISM and Debism is McKinlay 'ism carried to a logical result. AN AFT SIMILE. —Sam McClelland has had much sport the past few days j with some of his Chinese friends who run a wash-house near liis blacksmith shop. The Chinamen are, of course, | much interested in the contest of their j eountrvmen with Japan, over Cores.; and discuss daily the news from the j orient, with whoever has patience! enough to listen to their opinions ex- j pressed in "pigeon-Englisli." This| was Sam's opportunity for fun, and j the spirit of Mephisto doubtless in>-| pelled him to support Japan as ai means of causing a ferment iu the minds of his next door neighbors. " Wha for, you talkee alle same damn fooleel" exclaimed the excited Flu Wa, "Chinamen heap stlong; heap lickec Japan. China send thousand sojer, Japan send ten sojer. Velly soon, you see China lick him like hellee." "Oh no, John," replied Sam, "Chinaman can't tight; they are just like a hill of ants, millions of them, and along comes a big bear, like Japan , —and eats them all up at two or tlrree mouthfulls." "Je Cli!" exclaimed John trembling with rage, " Wha' faw you talkee like damn foolee? You got no Fense ? You betta go leed yo ! newspapa and yo know what yo say, maybe." And the irrate celestial rushed to his kettle of boiling clothes and punched them vigorously to work oil' the excitement of his feel ings. ♦ ■— ANOTHER " SOUTH SEA BUBBLE."— Everett is said to be in a critical con dition, and it is given out that every industry controlled by the Everett Land Co. will close down this week, including the street-car lines. Mr. elates, private Secretary of Mr. Rocke feller, the principal stock-owner of the Everett Land Co. is reported to have said, in reply to the query how long the industries would remain closed: That depends entirely upon the money market. We cannot bor row money at the rate of interest we want it and consequently have to do without it for the present. We are about to shut down all our industries here indefinitely. However, we have a proposition to submit to the Everett business men at Tuesday night's Coun cil meeting. I do not care to state now the nature of the communication. The closing of the larger factories will necessitate the closing of the smaller ones also, such as the Sumner Iron Works and so on." THE anti-anarchist bill lately passed by the U. S. Senate provides that no alien anarchist shall be allowed to land at any port of the United States, and provides for hearings in cases of re ported anarchists, and if the charges are proved, the Secretary of State is authorized to send the accused back to the country from whence he came. The bill also provides for the exporta tion of any unnaturalized foreign-born person, who, upon a trial in any court, shall appear to the judge of the court to be an anarchist. It provides for a system of inspection of immigrants, by the appointment, at such foreign ports as may be necessary, an immigrant in spector, who is authorized to erase from the ship's manifest the name of any passenger who, he is satisfied, should not be permitted to land in this country. THE SPOKANE COUNTY OUTRAGE.— Quite • commotion has been excited in Spokane county over the disappear ance and probable murder of Charles Gloystein, on the 27th ult. It seems that he had incurred the enmity of a branch of the J?opulist party, on ac count of bis zeal as a Republican, and he had been hung in effigy and re repeatedly warned by kuklux methods to leave the country. It is now sup posed that his enemies have carried into execution their threats of murder if he failed to comply with their de mands. As an evidence of this result, his hat was found, after his disappear ance, riddled with bullets and covered with blood. TERRIBLE WRECK OF A TRAIN.—A Lincoln, (Neb.) dispatch of yesterday gives the harrowing details of the work of train-wreckers on the Rock Island road, by the displacement of a fish-plate. The train con sisted of an engine, combination bag gage and express car and one day coach and a smoker, and it fell a dis tance of 50, feet from the trestle five miles from the city. All the crew, ex cept a brakemanr, were killed, and out of 15 passengers in the smoker not ona is thought to have escaped. NONPLUSED. The Salem (Ogn.) Journal says that several ladies lately called upon a saloon keeper in that city for a subscription for some wor thy object, when the dispenser of tip ples tried a game of bluff by inviting the ladies to drink a glass of beer. Imagine his astonishment when tbey accepted, and after draining their glasses, again beset their victim for a contribution. This was too much for the good-natured knight of the bar, and he " went down into his jeans" for the required donation. WHEN the wages of the meu iu the Armour's packing house in Chi cago were reduced, tbe other day, the men threatened to strike unless the old rate was restored, and were plainly told that it was their privilege to do so if they wished. That, it is thought, ended the matter, for soon as it is shown that this method of coercion is likely to injure the employe more than the employer, it will be abandoned. THE reason why the San Francisco Examiner has been " roasting" Al. Hayman's theatrical companies, with out exception, on their appearance, in that city, is now made public. It seems that DeYoung, of the Chronicle, has been aiding Hayman financially, and the animus prompting the oppo sition has, therefore, a no higher in centive than a jealousy excited by bus iness rivalry. THE fusion of the Republicans and Populists in Alabama, did not turn the scale in their favor. The Demo crats will have at least eight majority in the Senate and ten in the House. THE American yacht Vigilant won the race at Cowes, around the Isle of Wight, England, Monday. She led the Britannia eight and the Satinita forty minutes. UNKNOWN WORLDS. ARE THEY INHABITED BY INTEL LECTUAL BEINGS? fell Possible for Them fo Commu ill. rale With I s-Some Reasons for Relieving That the Affirmative of This Proposition Is True. At the conclusion of our first paper on this interesting theme we were ready to assert, so far, all is well. But what shall be said of Marsian life being actuated by that sentient, subtile, moral essence which alone distinguishes a man from a brute? That is the question, and we must telegraph to get the desired informa tion. L'p to this point we have been guided by the fair handmaid, of science, now we are traversing the illimitable fields of speculation, lighted up, however, here and there, by sound analogy aud reason. Mars is an older world than the earth; millions of years older; our next elder brother, in fact; that body having been born of the sun while we were as yet part and parcel of that luminary's seething substance. Now globes are to each other in volume as the cubes of their diameters. So if we cube the diameter of the earth and that of Mars and compare the results, we shall find that the volume of the earth is about seven times that of Mars. Thus, adopting the nebular hy|KHhesis, if it required seven millious of years for our globe to cool from a state of fluidity suf ficiently for the advent of vegetable and animal life, then, other condi tions being equal, it required but one million of years for the globe of Mars to go through aud perfect a similar transition period. Upon this assump tion Mars would have six millions of years the start of the earth in his geo ogical development, while his fauna and flora would be the recipients of a similar advantage in the great race of life evolution. If this is not true, then it is not true that a farmer who bad settled u|<on his land seven years prior to the coming of his neighbor would be correspondingly in advance of him in agricultural improvements. Natural law needs no executive power to enforce its demands; it works out its own results. Life is the significance bf matter, and mind the significance of life. So we reason that the people of Mars have been all these ages bettering their condition; that along the up-grade of evolution they have advanced until they are head and shoulders above earth's hu manity in all that appertains to intel lectual and psychological being. Nay, they are our tutors in the great prob blem under discussion and now, laying hold of the subtle powers within the province of their own world, they are reaching out into the voids of space; the trend of that exodus is earthward across the narrow belt that intvryeues between themselves and us at' every conjunction of our two planets. Evi dence is daily gaining ground that they have seized upon the thews of electricity if haply they may attract our attention and secure intelligent recognition in return. It is the most egregious vanity to sup pose that all the science of God's uni verse is confined to the little planet upon which we tread and build our evanescent works. Knowledge is proudly cosmopolitan and its range is as wide as the domain of creation. Already, indeed, strange bright lights have been seen upon the Marsian sur face. Stranger still, these scintilla tions appear to be other than those which could proceed from natural causes alone. Then are they really and indeed electrical signals dashed by Marsian scientists into the up turned telescopes of their neighbor earth's inhabitants? Who knows? Furthermore, suppose that by means of powerful electric lights we were to display on a vast plain in the night time, some geometrical figure, and in due course, precisely such a figure were displayed upon the surface of Mars; the logical inference would be that intelligent thought had been transmitted between the two worlds. Suppose these crude beginnings were followed up on both planets until some approach to an alphabet of natural symbols had been formulated and agreed upon by both parties; might not nude thoughts evolve into ideas, and ideas into language? Who knows? A ray of light or an electrical im pulse over a wire would consume about three minutes in passiug from the earth to Mars, or vice verta, when the planets were in conjunction or at their nearest point of approach. As to the law regulating the power of a telescope wheu brought to bear upon a distant object, the practical formula is very simple. If we divide the absolute distance of an object by the magnifying power of the telescope expressed jn diameters the quotient will represent the apparent or lessened distance of that object. For example, suppose a field-glass magnifies ten diameters and we point it towards an object 20 miles away; then 20-1-10=2 That is, tbe observer would see tbe object the same size as if be were viewing it at a distance of two miles; and the transporting power of the instrument would be eighteen miles. Thus, the observer would appear to have been transported eighteen miles towards the object or, which is the same thing, the object would appear to have been brought eighteen miles nearer tiis eye. When Mars and the earth are on the same side of tbe sun, it may hap pen, under extremely favorable condi tions, that tbey will approach within about 33,800,000 miles of each other; if when they are in conjunction, the earth is in aphelion and Mars in perihelion, they will approach still nearer each other. Let now a monster telescope with a wide aperture and a magnifying power of 10,000 diameters he brought into play upon the florid planet. Applying the formula, 33,800,000 h- 10,000 = 3,380 That is, the planet would appear as if we were viewing it at a distance of 3,380 miles; or rather as if we had been wafted towards it in a straight line 33,796,620 miles! Finally, it were to be regretted that we should cherish such erroneous con ceptions regarding the true mission of human knowledge. It should be the aim of applied science to unify tbe social instincts and not to disintegrate them. Steam transportation and telegraphic communication have brought the ends of the earth together and made distant races next door neighbors to each other. What those potent agents have done among the nations of the earth, the telescope and spectrum analysis are doing among other worlds all about us. As our Great Exemplar declares, " In my father's house (universe) are many mansions (worlds): if it were not so, I would have told you." L. P. VENEN, Vashon College, Burton, Wash., July 25,1894. THE Palladium comes at us with the following "corker": THE STANDARD thinks if the Palladium ban enough corka out it can float. Thanka, neigh bor, (or the compliment. The need of corka to keep a anbatance afloat lndicatea the aolid Character of tbe aubatance. Some newapapera are so lull of wind that tbey float without corka aud it la noteworthy that the STANDARD does not use them. for Infants and Children. " Cagtorla ISBO well adapted to cliililreuthul (u.turia euros Colie, Constipation, i recommend it as superior to any prescription Sour Stomach, Diarrhira, Eructation, known to me." 11. A. ARCUEH, M I>, Kills Worms, gives sleep, and promotes <•! 11l So. Oxford St., Brooklyn, N. Y. gestion. Without lujurious medication. "The use Of'Castoria is so universal and "For several years I have recommend. J Its merits so well known that it seems a work your * Castoria." and shall always continue t* of supererogation to endorse it. Few are the do so as it has invariably prixluced beuefleia ntelligent families who do not keep L'astoria results." within easy reach." I'.nwis F. I'ARDEE, AI. I>., CARLOS MAKTYN, P. I)., lUuth Street aud "th Ave., New York City New York City. THE CENTAI R COHPANT, 77 MIHRAT STREET, NEW YORE ITTT. NATIONAL MATTERS. A RESUME OF AFFAIRS AT THE NATIONAL CAPITAL. Tariff Agreement Will I Itlinately Result—A Snub to the Hawaiian Commissioners Amendment of Constitution to Prohibit Trusts— itlabone's Hodge to Nell atlsrern. inent Printing Office bite. WASHINGTON, D. C. Aug. 3, ISDI. The so-called " conservative" Demo cratic Senators have it in their power to end the tarifT deadlock in an hour, but they have so far declined to make use of their power. Jt is now appar ent that the Democratic conferees on the tarifT hill can easily reach an agreement on the bill if they could be assured that the agreement would re ceive the votes of the 411 Senators nec essary. The lack of that assurance is the only stumbling-block at this writ ing. They naturally hesitate to re port an agreement when they are in doubt whether it would be accepted or rejected by the Senate, knowing that its rejection would mean the failure of all taritT legislation. However, the pressure is becoming so strong on the rule-or-ruin Democratic Senators from the outside that it is the general belief that they will soon consent to give in to a sutUcient extent to get a bill through that can be accepted by all good Democrats. So strong is this be lief that the House Democratic caucus, which was to have been held Thurs day, has been deferred for a few days, when it is hoped that an agreement will render it unnecessary. President Cleveland very properly declined to officially receive the com mission sent to Washington by the ex (jueen of Hawaii, for the purpose of trying to prevent the recognition of the Hawaiian republic. They saw Secretary Gresham, but merely as in dividuals. This whole Hawaiian busi ness will probably be left in the hands of Congress, where President Cleve land placed it many months ago, and when Congress directs the formal re cognition of the republic—a resolu tion to that effect is now pending in the House—it will be done, and not before. Senator Voorhees, who has been too ill to take part in the tariff conference, is now much better, although not yet well enough to resume his duties. Representative Hutcheson, who is a lawyer of high standing in addition to being a Texas Democrat of deserved prominence in the House, has grown tired of seeing every attempt to con trol or abolish trusts, by a national law, wrecked by collision with the Constitution, and lias offered a joint resolution proposing this amendment to the Constitution: " Trusts and mo nojtolies dealing in agricultural pro ducts, or other articles of prime neces sity, shall not exist in the United States, and Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation." This is short, but there is no doubt of its covering the ground, but, in view of recent exhibitions of the influences of trusts in Congress, there is much doubt of its receiving the necessary two-thirds vote of Con gress. Representative Bryan, of Nebraska, has received a letter from the execu tive committee of the Democratic Free Coinage League of that State, asking him to announce his candidacy for the U. S. Senate and to make a personal canvas of the State. While Mr. Bryan has hot himself yet so announced, there is little doubt among his friends that he will in a few days accede to the requests of the committee. There is one reform that should be forced on Congress by public opinion, and that it is the absolute prohibition of the attachment of new legislation as amendments to the general appro priation bills. No better example of the viciousness of the system need be sought for than was presented by the Senate this week when an amend ment to the Sundry Civil Appropria tion hill providing for the purchase of the " Mahone site," upon which to build a new government printing of fice, was adopted. It would be im possible to get the House to agree to this purchase if presented in a sepa rate bill; hence the action of the Sen ate, upon which Mahone has a " pull," to force the House to agree or to see an important appropriation bill fail. It is generally admitted that the Ma hone lot is unsuited for the purpose and excessive in price, and were it not for the persistent lobbying of Gen. Mahone it would never even have been seriously considered as among the eli gible sites. It remains to be seen whether the House will allow itself to be bulldozed into voting a gratuity of public money to Gen. Mahone just because certain Senators want to help him along. The members of the strike commis mission—Hon. Carroll D. Wright, U. 8. Labor Commissioner; John D. Ker nan, of N. Y., and N. F. Worthirigton, of 111., called on President Cleveland, after they held a preliminary meeting and decided to begin their investiga tion of the recent strike in Chicago on the 15th, of this month, and had an extended talk of the scope of the in vestigation and the authority given by the law under which the commission was appointed. The President im pressed upon the minds of his callers his desire that the investigation should be thorough and without fear or favor. DEM. When Baby wki sick, we gave her Caatorla. When she was a Child, she cried for Castoria. When she became M'ss, she clung to Castoria. When ahe had Children, she gave them Castoria. At Prices la Bait the Times -1 will sell knives, brushes, razors and barbers' outfits, hereafter, al strict ly cost prices. Call and see if this is not so. J. L. BROWN. The hop aphis is said to be rapidly increasing in the Puyallup valley, and that spraying has been found generally necessary. The prospect is for a light crop, although not lighter than last year. No A. R. U. NEED APPLY.—Super intendent Fillmore, of the Southern Pacilic Railroad, when asked by a re porter the other day whether his com pany is opposing the employment of members of the A. R. U. who led the strikers by other companies, said: "Yes. If I know that a man was not true to this company, and if I find out that he has got a job anywhere, I will pursue him and use my best efforts to get him discharged. These fellows who killed our engineers, destroyed our property aud murdered our em ployes shall never earn bread and but ter in California if I can help it. Against those men who did not take an active part in the strike I have nothing to say. I have no bitter feel ings against them. When we need their help we will hire them again, for we don't consider they were altogether to blame, llut for those who led the strikers we liavo no such considera tion. I have no use for fellows of that kind and do not intend they shall make a living as long as they are within my reach." IT seems that the police in some places need reconstruction quite as much as the militia. In Omaha, the other day, men who had filled the place of strikers in the packing houses, were assaulted, and when the packers swore out warrants the police refused to serve them. The packers have de cided to suspend business if they are not given protection. A DISPATCH from Shanghai says that the Chinese, Sunday, defeated the Japanese forces near Asan. A-YOUNG GIRL'S FORTUNE. AN INTERESTING SKETCH. Nothing appeals so strongly to a mother's affection as har daughter just budding into womanhood. Following Is an Instance: "Our daughter. Blanche, now IS years of age, had been terribly afflicted with nervousness, and had lost the entire use of her right arm. She was In such a condition that we had to keep her from school and abandon her music lea sons. In fact, we feared St. Vitus dance, and are positive but for an Invaluable remedy she would hare had that terrible affliction. We had employed physicians, but she received no benefit from them. The first of last August she weighed but 7b pounds, and although she has taken only three botUee of Nervine she now weighs 108 pounds: her nervousness and symp toms of 8L Vitus dance are entirely gone, she attends school regularly, and studies with com fort and ease. She has recovered complete use of her arm. her appetite Is splendid, and no money could procure for our daughter the health Br. Miles' Nervine has brought her. When my brother recommended the remedy I had no faith In patent medicines, and would not listen to him, but as a last resort he sent us a bottle, we began giving It to Blanche, and the affect was almost Immediate."—Mrs. R R Bullock. Brighton. N. Y. Dr. Miles' Restorative Nervine Is sold by all druggists on a positive guarante-, or sent direct by the Dr. Miles Medical Co., Elkhart. Ind.,on receipt of price, tl per bottle. Hz bottles for 15. express prepaid. It la positively free from opiates or dangerous drugs. For sale by all druggists. Sheriff's Sale UNDER FORECLOSURE OUPERIOR Conrt, State of Washington, In and O for Thuretou county. Mary M. Miller. Plaintiff, vs. William Hillings and Charles A. Billings, Defendants. I'nder and by virtue of an order of sale Issued out of the Superior Court of the State of Washing ton, holding terms at Olyrapia, in and for Thurs ton county, said State, on the 11th day of July, A. D- IHtM, iu the above entitled action, on a Judg ment and decree rendered therein on the 9th day of July, A. I). 1894, iu favor of the above named plaintiff, and against the above named defend ants, for the sum of four hundred eleven and 82- 100 ($411.82) dollars, together v.itb an attorney's fee of forty-one ($41.00) dollars, and costs ot suit amounting to twenty-two aud 50-100 ($22.50) dol lars. aud amounting in all to the sum of four hun dred seventy iivo and 32-100 ($475.32) dollars, which order of sale was to me as Sheriff of Thurs ton county, duly directed aud delivered, aud by which 1 aui commanded to sell at public auction, according to law, the following described real estate, to-wit: Tbe east half of the northeast quarter (E I jof NE *«); the southwest quarter of the northeart quarter (8W \ . of NE jkf)aml the northwest quarter oi the southeast quarter (NW \ of 8E « 4 ) of section twenty-four (24> iu township •evenleen (17) north ot range two (2) west of the Willamette meridian, in Thurston county. State of Washington, and containing one hundred and sixty acres. Now, therefore, public notice is hereby given that I have this day levied upon the above de scribed property, and that I w ill on the 13th day of August, A. D. 1824, at 10 o'clock A. u. of said day, at the front door of the Court-house of said Tburstou county, in the city ot 01-,mpta, sell the same at public auction, to the highest bidder, for cash iu baud, or so much thereof as may be ne cessary to raise sufficient to satisfy said last above nameu amount, together with increased costs aud increased interest. Dated July 13th, 18. H. (J. S. PRINCE. Sheriff of Thurston county, State of Washington. By F. L. KUXTHL'P. Deputy. ROBINSON SI LINN, Attorneys for Plaintiff. Date of first publication. July 13th. lv>l Sheriff's Sale, I'MDF.K SPECIAL EXF.CL'TIOM. IN the Superior i Hurt of the State of W salting ton. In anil for Thuraton county. G. 11. Theil, Plaintiff, va. Jamra Sullivan, lie fendaut. Under and by virtue of a special execution la •ued out of tbe Superior Court of the State of Washington, In and for the county of Thuraton, holding terina at Olympia. Washington, on the 28th day of July, A. I>. 181 M, ou a judgment ren dered lo tald Court on the-JT.tli day of ,1 uue, A. I>. last, in favor of the above named plaintiff and against the above named defendant for the aura or eight hundred twenty -eight and 16-100 (tS'Jft.- 16) dollara, together with intci eat at the rate or 8 per cent per annum, from June 28. Ism, and coataof auil amounting to forty-aeven aud H5- 100 ($47.85) dollara. and amounting in all to the inn of eight hundred ueventy-aix and 01-11)0 $876-01) dollara. which execution waa to me aa Sheriff of Thuraton county. Waahington. duly directed and delivered, and by which 1 am com roanded to aril at public auction aerordlng to law, the following described real eatate. to-wit: Blork eighty-one (HI) in the eity of Olympia, Thuraton county. Waahington. Public notice ia hereby giten that I have thia day levied upon the above deaeribed real eatate. and will, on the 3d day of September. A. I>. law, at 10 o'clock A. M- of raid day. at the front door of the Court House of aaid Thuraton couutv, iu the city of Olympia, aell the aame at public auc tion, to tbe higheet bidder for caah, or ao much thereof aa aiay be neeeaaary to ralae aufflcient to aatiarv arid laet above named amount, together with fucreaaed coata and iucreuaed iutereat Dated Augnat 2d. 1801. U. 8. PRINCE, Sheriff of Thuraton County. State of Waahington. By F. I- NORTH UP, * Deputy. ROBINSON A LINN, Plaintlfl'a Attorneys. Date of first publication. Aug. :i, 1*24 An Ornament v •• • • FOR THE- •• •—••*< Center Table. A Source of Useful Information An EDUCATOR OF THE FAMILY! 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