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THE EVENING TIMES. WASHIKQTOX. WEDNESDAY, JilAIiCH 21. 1000.
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THE TIIKS COMTAM.
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2L 1900.
Tlio Worlil's Morm Centre.
Wlrfle the diplomatists of Europe arc
lmev declaring that there is nothing in the
ptdtiienl situation of an alarming char
awur, there is evidence in plentj that the
Old World is landing on the crater of a
volcano which maj become acthe at an)
moment Ministers and ambassadors maj
itrsfst that there is nothing about which
the public need be alarmed, but war pre
iwrations are being pushed with "what locks
like the cneigy due to an imminent ne
cessity In Great Britain, Trance and Rus
sia, and all signs point to the extreme
danger if not the certaintj of an outbreak.
It )ot remains to be seen how much cr
how little the note which the St Peters
hmg Cabinet is said to be preparing for
transmission to the British Government
imv amount to If as is hinted in some
Etttopcan quarters it should take the form
df a direct demand for a definition of Great
Bntain'b purposes in South Africa in re
lation to the political status of the South
African republics after their subjugation,
the teasonable presumption is that interna
tional trouble could hardly be avoided, and
"should Trance join in the diplomatic move
ment, that would render the situation all
the more acute. Lord Sahsburj is com
mitted to the policy of resenting an) hint
it intoiferonce; and has taken particular
pains to advertise the determination of hi",
Oe eminent to annex the Transvaal and
Orange Tree State to the Empire as soon
wc poaee is restored In these cireum
hiaeeb such representations as it is ru
inured Rwia and Tiance are on the point
fiC Mwtkttig would be more than likelj to
li?ctjile a crisis from which the only
probable escape would be war
There waj be nothing in th gossip of
tk vanita! itt connection with this expect
ed oeHitmtiiiqtK bHt that such a thiug ib
nMHii the tofciiiHties is made quite ceu
tffvukte b th a'-tivit) with -which Rusn
Is le-ie her dcMRits upon the Sultan t
jo4ohs hi Wa Minor The railway
ccsccEeiafie demanded of Turkey in thi
quartet tuneunt to something more thnu ih.
&c jrrivtiege of developiag the cHBtrj
iaorctaiHv What the Czar insists npn
as Uto tight to build railwavs to the exclu
sion efevervbodj else the Turkish Gov etn
iftOttt iHelttded and lie atee demands the
i4M to occtttt) the termer) f the eonees
ien with tioops as far as he maj thin
It neeerv far the protection of his rail
way iMletres The Sultan is inclined 1
' rc6ffct. bnl his onlv available ftiend is pre
oucttyfud and the one other power which
iMigkt iofteibl come to his assist him e un
der MBiL conditions namelv Germa is
net generallj believed to consider the Ras
j4i morement of gMfiictent iraportaHte to
Iksi to ltiteifeie with it at the price of
a vvar
Should Tmkcv be compelled to yield tl c
lofwlt would be thAt Uusfcia would at onoe
build fitrutegii rallwajs in Asia Minor, and
imrticularlv oae which would reach fiom
the BospoiHs clear wound to the Egeau
Sea thus eftectuallj flanking the, to her,
cieed door of the Sea of Marmora and the
JDaitfftHeiics It would be the occupation
of MrocIiuim over again, and Abdul Hani id
-vieiM be completelj and finally bottled up
ami cut oft" from retreat into his Asiatic
dominions when the inevitable time of his
expulsion from Europe shall come. The
Itu&eian pressure at Constantinople has
i cached a stage where it appears to be but
a step or two short of an ultimatum The
question is Can Great Britain afford to sei
the Turkish Empire thus bisected, and its
bar to the western advance of the Mutco
vrte power icmovcd?
It is net oulj over Asia Minor that the
"war oloudb gather. There arc two other
Ftorm centres, from cither of which the
thunder and lightning of armed conflict
mav burst on little or no notice The
mobilization of Russian forces on the
A'ghau frontier proceeds apace, and on
an; da wc ma hear that Russia has
occupied a pert or two on the Persian
Gulf. But perhaps there is still greater
menace to the peace of nations in the situ
ation at Pckin. To America this is the
point of greatest importance, since it Is
not Impiobablc that the United Stales
might be diawu into hostilities in China
should certain things occur in that
quartor. There is great dangor threat
ened to oui commercial interests bj the
apparent inclination of the Empres.
Dowager tc slam in our face the door
which the "splendid diplomaev" of our
State 'Department thought it had dcfinitelv
opened Evidontlj, the McKinlej Admin
irotion thinks so, or a squadron would
not now be rushing toward the Gulf of
P Chi Li
The present attitude of the Chinese Gov
HrHment strongly suggests that it is being
backed in it reactionarj policj and pur
poses bj Eotne powerful European power,
and appearances would seem to indicate
Ru.smt as tht power But three nations
of consequence have anj particular ccn
eern m maintaining the open door. ,Thcj
arc the United States, Great Britain, and
Jupun All the others have entrenched
themselves in spheres of influence, and to
our request that the) respect American
oat ngbts, with China, the) iepl)
that jc, too, were offered a Chinese
mainland port and sphere of influence, but
dill not have the good sense to accept
them Now, in case China and Russia
were to clot-e the northern treat) ports,
we should be confronted with the alterna
tive oT a commercial retreat from China,
Whioh wc could 111 afford, or a fight for
the tiade privileges wc claim In the Em
igre. It) view of such conditions, it is not (o
be wondered at that the feasibility of
tending part -ol our Philippine arm) to
Chiua is being discussed in Government
circles. - It is reasonably certain that i
should Chit a and Russia act together in ;
KB attempt to exclude Great Britain and I
the United States from the treaty ports
both of the latter might feel compelled
to resist, and cftaj bv force aud arms to
nccomnllth that Tfii which America's
"splendid diplomats " has to signally toasting that they will refuse to receive
failcdr Jt is veiy plain that the futuie i instructions either as to candidates or
ma) have sensat'oual and uncomfortable j platform if the) win the struggle for dele
thincs in -store for tl'is, as well as fcr MUs t0 Kansas Cit). The National De-
other countries.,
Pnlilic Opiuiun and the Truli,
The Senate )esterda) presented a new il
lustration of the effect which the national
urrlsing -against Injustice to Porto Rico
is having on the Jiiiuds and methods of our
legislators After a hard struggle it ac
cepted In conference the House provision
that tot onl the cuslcms duties collet ted
on Porto Rican commerce before Januir)
1, 1900 shall be appropriate! for the bene
fit of the island, but that all such taxe
collected since tbt date or which mav be
hereafter collected shall be so used
We 'do not approve the proposition or am
part of it in prmcple There is no oh
Jection to an appropriation of a few mil
lions fcr (he purpose of succoring the rc
concentrados whose miser) and starvation
Is dirtctl) due to .our oppression and bad
faith But to attempt to shelve the Porto
Rican tariff is-ue b) iibing the money stol
on under Dingle) ism to relieve the wid
ows and orphans of the victims, is non
sensical. As 'scon as the Supreme Court
can get a ohance to pass upon the political
status of Porto Rico, ever) cent of thesa
extorted duties will live to be repaid to
the people from whom the) have been col
lected, and Congress will be forced to pro.
ride a sum equal to its present "benevo
lence out of the general funds of the
Treasur) to make good the amount.
Yet the intimation of the Senate trust
representative to make concessions is
strong evidence of the fear thev aic be
ginning to have of the people. Indeed it
ma) be said with truth that, for the first
time during the present Administration,
the Republican leaders, and all of them,
are in a slate of absolute panic The)
would give an)thim; or do an) thing pos
sible to allav the excitement and national
wrath which their subservienc) to the
monopolies, in violating the plighted word
and the Constitution of the Inked States,
has produced throughout the length and
breadth of the countr). But the) are
apparentl) too deenlv in the mire, and
too conscious of the shame and ridicule
which attaches to them to accomplish
much
Senator Mrrgan m a speech jestcrdav,
said that the Tvorld must be amused at
the discussion in the American Congress
of the oucstion whether the Philippines
are nart of the tinted States, while Con
gress vvas Aotmg armies, supplies, and
monev to suppress insurrection against
ifs authoritv "Slinilarlv it is the depth
of foil) for the trusts and their political
creaturet to tr) to convince the voters of
this countrv that Porto Rico, ceded b)
Spam to the Tutted States, did not be-
j come a narfof' the United States b vir
! tue of that w'.ioii Being a part of the
( I uited States it, js necessanlv under the
Constitution of which the President and
, the Congress are but creatures The
I Constitution docs not follow it goes with
the Hag It will go with ever) Demo
1 iratu fteeman and evcrv honest meri
" to The nolTRntSxt November.
j '1 ho SanKli Iiiiius I t in mi on.
j"0n Mflnilk) TaTt die Senate passed a bill
j prepared bv Mc Davis. Chairman of the
j Committee on Toieign Relations, wrovid
1 ing foi a commission to adjudicate the
i claims of ni"rican citizens against Spain
1 which the I iujjdtaies agreed to mves
i tigate and settle under the Seventh Arti
cle of the TreTf)5f Pans The com-nis-I
tion is to- con4t-or three jurors who
j will be appointed h) the Piesidcnt with
the advice and consent of the Senate The
' tiibtiiial will sit in Washington, and from
! its findings there will be an appeal to the
1 Supreme Court oftbe Uuited States
j It is the talk in oflu lal circles that the
total amount of claims likel) to be filed
before the commission will not exceed
twentv million' dollars This mi) be
I true, Uiough c are inclined to
be skeptieol on the point. but
'whatever the fact ma) ie there
i is not a scintilla of doubt that the matter
r this national innuest is a vastlv im-
1 nnrtnni rTnp It iswell that the bill cre
ating th commission reorves the right of
confirmntipii.to the Senate Too mrch
catc cannot be taken m the selection of
the "men "who "are to administer upon this
war legac). which is of a character that
might easil) involve the creation of one
of the most stupendous jobs and scandals
even in the history of the present dtnin
itiation. which in such directions has
succeeded in breaking all records, ancient
or modern
The Kentu(k) situation, while quiet on
the surface of things, is not without indi
cations that there may be trouble before
long The accomplice in the Goebel mur
der conspirac) who has turned State's evi
dence will be examined on Trida), and it
mav be that then the friends of the promi
nent men who are expected to be impli
cated, will endeavor to protect them from
arrest until thev can be helped to escape
from Kentuck) into one of several States
the Governors of which are said to have
promised them immunit) from extradition.
This movement might lead to a conflict
between the civil authorities and the In
surgents which otherwise, wound not come
until later or until Ta)lor should attempt
to carr) out his thieat to hold the Execu
tive Building in Frankfort after a decision
against him bv the Court of Vppcals
The Johannesburg warning which Coloni
al Secretar) Chamberlainlias sent to South
Vfrico mav be laughed at b) the Boers,
but it will prohahl) have some effect. If
the private propert) of Krager and his
friends is to be held to make good the val
ue of mines -and buildings destroved, the
thrift) burghers will think- twice before
blowing up the finest town and industrial
centre in their country.
The Rockefellers have actuall) elected
their ticket in the tillage election at
North Tarrjlpwn, N. Y, where their pal
aces are located. Wc are greatly appre
hensive that this success may give the
energetic brothers a taste for politics and
induce them to interfere first in cit), then
in Sta.te, and finall) in national elections
Up to this time thev are understood to
have been loo pure to do an) thing of the
kind.
rilr. t luitiillpr'M llotlrxt IJnulit.
(Pruni llic Ooiicord .Monitor.)
Tlie lttli of the month, the ki) vvlu.it m man.v
oi the current) bills have been signed, is
ceuBted luck) 1y tonic The proof of the ptnid i's.
however, is in tin citing
llic Space Horse Lite.
(Krom the t. I oni Pat Dispatch )
Dy abolishing. Jioics travel in cities will not bo
as conge'ted onm; to saving in room imvv ccupicd
In the lioree There are approximately i00,00(l
horw vised in New 'lork cirv alone, and a
-hove increases tlie. length of a wagon In ni:c
feet. Taking the ai-erasr width occupied br a
rorw and eliaii a two feet, it is seen tiut SOO.CiO
heroes oceupv- abejt 3,G0t siuaic feet.
POLITICAL NOTES AND GOSSIP.
MI1 Ainil T)ii-m Little The Norris
fationists of .the local Democracy are
mocrac) cares so little for the party in
the Distiict that it is believed the man
agers at Kansas City would not care a rap
whether delegates were sent from Wash
ington at all. But certain it is that the
delegates who get Into the National Con
ven tion from this cit) will be those who
go there in the same spirit that dominates
all other delegations As the anti-Norris
Democrats seem inclined to keep step with
the procession it is considered more than
probable that the) will be admitted to
seats at Kansas City if the rule-or-ruin
Norrlsites should insist upon canning the
content to the National Convention Ap
parently there is no cause for uneasiness
on this score by the regular Deniocrats
Mr Brian's friends are arra)ed agaiust
the Norris faction, and this is sufficient
indication of what will happen at Kansas
Cit) in Jul) if the Br.van opposition pur
sue their vendetta to the dcois of the Na
tional Convention At the same time ro
litical bosses die hard, and as Norris haa
been the self-constituted boss of the Dis.
trict Democrac) for some time It is not
doubted that he is blind enough to .believe
he can rule the Credentials Committee at
Kansas Cit) as he- has been ruling the
committees formed b) himself in Washing
ton. Last night's enthusiastic meeting,
however, which dcciaied for the renomina
tion of Br)an, can be relied upon to have a
proper effect at Kansas Citv in Jul) It is
confldentl) believed that Mr. James L
Norris will lose all official claim to the
bosship of the District Democrac) after
the National Convention gets hold of him
Aot After IIiiuhca vlt Both Senator
Piatt and State Chairman Odell have felt
unnecessarilv called upon to enter vig
orous and positive denials to a story in
a sensatioual New York newspaper to the
effect that the) were plotting with Hanna
and the Administration to defeat the re
nomination of Governor Roosevelt be
cause of the Rough Ruler's recently ex
pressed opposition to the Ha)-Pauncefote
Treat) and two or three other pet
schemes of the Administration. The story
has rever gained any credence in Wash
ington Men of sound sense here under
stand perfect!) well that Governor Roose
velt's attitude toward the Administration
is at present exactl) to the liking of Sen
ator Piatt. It enables him to bring the
haught) Hanna to terms on the patronage
question in the next Admlnlsti.it ion If
ever) thing in New York were as the Ad
ministration could wish it, neither Mr.
Hanna nor Mr. McKinle) would have any
further use for Mr. Plutt But as long
as there is danger of trouble, such as
that threatened bv the impetuous Roose
velt's latest breaks, the crafty Piatt can
hold tbo whip hand over the bosses at
Washington With his State machine
Piatt can bring Roosevelt to terms at an)
time demanded b) the exigencies of the
situation Mhr. therefore, should he
want to do the Administration's bidding
at this juncture bv quieting the Rough
j Rider with the threat of defeating him
for rcnomination" Of course, Messrs
' Hanna and McKinle) are ver) eager to
1 have a nadiock nut upon Roosevelt's ttre-
I less lips, but to do so Piatt can got from
them most anv price he ma) think the
job worth Itoosevelt max- be expected
to continue to talk until the Administra
tion is frightened even considerably more
than it is at present. Then Mr
Hanna will realize the necessitv of seek
ing Mr Piatt out and transacting a little
business with him fter that is done
Mr Piatt will renominate Roosevelt if
the Rough Rider will promise to be good
Lout? llnrLeil for bl nil Kilter. Lead
ing D"tnocra's of the Columbus district
have been notified b) Mark Hanna that
the) must nominate this )ear for ihetr
Representative in Congress aii)bod) ex
cept the Hon J J Lentz on the penalty
of having to""fight the "full 'paw'er of the
Administration Mr McKinle) s manag
ers consider it a shame at best that the
Columbus district, in which the President
lived so mam vcars and lost all of his
monev b) poor business methods, should
be represented b a Demociol Hut Lent7
is absolutel) unbearable to them He
flies in a rage at irregular intervals and
sa)s thiugs about Mr. McKinlev, Mr Han
na, and otners of the anointed of the
Lord Hence, Lcntz delenda esL Whether
or not Lentz can pull through with an
other nomination is not known He is vei)
strong in the disrict but the Democrats
down there ma) conclude that if the Mc
Kinlev Ites have determined to destro) him
it would be better for the general interests
of the part) to nominate somobodv that
the) would not pursue with implacable
hatred, and certaml) deftat It is said.
However, that Mr Lcnt7 docs not propose
to step aside at the behest oi Hanna even
though some of his best friends have been
frightened b) the bold threats from Wash
ington Of course he controls the district
committee, and of course this is several
points in the game within the part). TroTi
this viewpoint his rcnomination is consid
ered a certairt). though it is thought to
be possible that he mav be dissuaded from
forcing his rcnomination if the Democratic
National mauagers conclude that his eac
nfice under the peculiar circumstances is ;
advisable In that event he would be well
taken care of if the Democrats win the
Presidential contest. A remunerative con
sulship, it is said, would be given to him.
if he did not care to accept one of the un
rcmunerattve Under - secretar)ships in
Washington
ANNE ABTJNDEL DEMOCRATS.
Mnrjlanilcr'n Trm .in Orsnitimtion
to Aid Mr. Ilrjiui.
ANNAPOLIS. Md, March 21 About
seventy-five Anne Arundel B-eniocrats fav
orable to the nomination of William J
Brvan for President met in Annapolis )cs
terda) afternoon. Hcirr) S. Mancha pre
sided, with James E. Tate secretar). A
committee on organization, who will sug
gest a count) organizer from each distiict
at a meeting next Tuesda), was appointed
as follows. Tirst district, Capt. William
T. Leatherbur). Second district, W. K
Boswcli; Third district. Grafton Duvall.
Fourth district, John A. Watts: Fifth dis
trict, William A Shlple); Sixth district
(Annapolis), Col Luther A Gadd;"Elghtu
district. Dr. M. G Elzc).
S. S Fields, Stale organizer of the
Maryland Democratic ssoctation, made a
speech outlining the Br) an campaign; in
Mainland, the plan being, he said, to run
in ever) Democratic primar) delegations
pledged to the nomination of Bryan.
A resolution 'was adopted affirming the
Chicago platform, with the addition of
planks against trusts aud imperialism, and
"that all the benefits of the Constitution
and laws of the United States be extended
to all peoples and territories where the
flag of our nation waves "
At the next meeting the committee will
report the nomination for county organ
izer and complete the organization.
Iloom for Imprni emeiit.
(1 roni tli ItufTalo Cornier)
ecretarv Root bclitcs tlie Cubans are fit for
felt Rovernimiit It i hoped lie will luve nunc
sc5 in Keeping tlie wavering Pre ulent in line
with a tonect Cuban pohtv, tlun lie bad in the
Porto Ituaii in liter
'I lie. HifTe-encc.
(1 row the It ilianapoli- 1'ics. )
The I.adv Ihit wlnt rtalU 1 the difference lit
t eui popular rru-ic and classical i1
The Profcw One is 'written to lie enjoved.
and the ollitr to be appreciated
The lnflneucc of ItcliKion.
(1 torn Puck.)
"Tliei av Uncle d rciueinters seeing George
Washington "
"No. jIi' He used ter remember dat: but he
J don't &.i ce lie done jined de cliutta."
DEMOCRATS AT ROCHESTER.
nepreseiitrttlvt Yoiler'M Speech on
America' Coloninl I'omhcmsIoiih.
ROCHESTER, N. Y, March 21. The
Democratic Club of Monroe County gave
a dollar dinner at Fitzhugh Hail last night.
James M NolanJ,was toastmaster. He de
livered himself af a Epeech, at the opening
cf which he salffjpointed and unkind things
about the "silk Stocking'' end of the party.
He regretted tho absence of formei Repre
sentatlve J. Hamilton Lewis, of Washing
ton, and Hon Thomas Carmod), of Penn
Van, who were down for speeches He
said that the. dinner need not be a failure
because these men were not present Rep
resentative John A McDowell of Ohio talk
ed on "National Policies " Ho told of the
policies that have governed nations since
the world began and approved of all of
them with the exception of the present
Republican Administration Former Rep
resentative S. S. Yoder of Ohio, talked on
"Liberty" for an hour. In his speech he
said.
"We agree with President McKinle) and
his Secretar) of War and with General
Davis, his Governor of Porto Rico, that it
is our plain dut) to give these people free
trade We do not agree with the Sugar
Trust, Mark Hanna, and Tom Piatt, that
it is our plain dut) to tax the life out
of our fellow -citizens in Porto Rico.
"I do not believe the Constitution fol-
lows our flag The Constitution accompa
nies the flag or precedes it The Consti
tution created Congress, Congress created
the Hag. Now, does a creator follow his
creature'' Every act done b) Congrcsa U
subject lo scrutiny by the Supremo Court
as to whether it is authorized by the Con
stitution to pas that act, and if the court
finds there is no authoritv, it pronouncos
such act unconstitutional and null and
v oid
"We agree with "President McKinle). tho
kind and benevolent We disagree with
William McKinle). the candidate fcr re
election, the servant of tiusts. and sordid,
greed), selfish campaign contributors"
Yoder then made Eome promises and
prophecies lie said
"Aftei March 4 nevt, with the greatest
statesman now living, William Jennings
Br) an. in the White House, we will say to
Porto Ricans: 'Vou arc free to till your
soil, govern yourselves under our Constl
tion; no taxation without representation;
vou are American citizens '
"We will sa) to Aguiualdo and his peo
ple 'Surrender and learn to enjoy the
blessings of free and independent govern
ment, and until then we will see that
)ou do not hnim ) ourselves or anyone
else. We will withdraw our military
forces as fast as is safe from the islands,
reduce our Arm) , and curtail expenses '
"No alliance with Great Britain We
will build our own canal and own and
control it. We will not abrogate the
Monroe Docttlne, but will strictl) main
tain and enforce it Wc will not sneeze
when the Queen of England takes snuff.
Our PremieV will not appoint his bo) as
consul to aistxuggling sister republic and
report to Lord Chamberlain for his final
instructions ,v
IN BEHALF OF BRYAN.
ainrjlniul jUeiiiocrnt Vipeul for Ju
Ftrti'etl DeleKnte.
ELLICOTT CITY Md. March 21 cir
cular letter is being widel) distributed
from the Baltimore headquarters of tho
Maryland Democratic Association in the
interest of the Br) an Democrac) in the
coming piimar) elections.
The letter indicates that a determined
fight is to 'be made throughout the State
for instructed delegations for the silver
leader against ail compromises and imcer
tainties In the-couise of the circular the
association savs
There would not be a particle of doubt
of seeming a Br) an delegation from M to
la nd If his opponents would meet us In a
fair and manlj wav We challenge them to
put up delegates in the primaries openl)
pledged "for the gold stardard' or 'against
Boan and we will put up delegates open
lv pledged 'for Br) an' and see which will
win
"Isn't that a fair proposition'
"But if the) refuse to do this it can onl)
be for the purpose of deceiving persons in
to voting for delegates supposed to be for
Brvan but who would turn out in the con
vention to be against him Therefore we is
sue this warning, which we expect to re
peat, and ask )ou to repeat to others Be
ware of unpledged delegates An) delegate
who refuses to be instructed to vote for
Br) an does not intend to vote for him, an)
delegate who is not pledged for Boan. vcu
may be sure, is secretl) pledged against
him
"Uninstructed delegates mav be very
proper when it is not known definitel) just
what questions will be before the conven
tion but in this coming convention there
will be but One question, namelv For Bo
an and the Chicago platform, with the ad
dition of planks against trusts and imperi
alism, or against them Upon that ques
tion it is the right and dut) of the people
themselves to speak, and the onl) wa) they
can do so is b) instructing tlie delegates.
This is our onl) safe course, and the
on!) course for Democrats to pursue.
"An) talk of sending a contesting dele
gation would be disapproved, we assure
)OU, b) the National Committee and b)
Mr. Brvan himself, and. besides, it Is folly,
because, if we are a minontv, we have no
right to send a delegation, but if we are
a majority, then, in the absence of fraud,
which is not to be anticipated, we can send
the tegular delegation.
"We biip that a large majorit) of the
Democrats of Mar) land are for Bonn, and
that we will cair) the primaries for him.
'The primaries will be called b) the
Democatic State Central Committee in con
junction with the committee of seven in
Baltimore and the count) committee in the
counties, and ever) voter who intends to
support the nominee of the Democratic Na
tional Convention will have the right to
vote in the primaries, and no others, and
we urge ever) friend of Boan to be sure
to vote in the primaries
"The only danger we have feared is that
Brian's friends might be deceived in vot
ing for unpledged delegates, and, therefore,
we repeat flgalnthe warning Insist upon
msttucted uilegatps."
won byVhe ROCKEFELLERS.
Oil Wiiftiinte Cnrri the Election in
ii Xe )nrk V Ulare.
, TVRRYTOWN, N. Y, March 21 xfter
one of the hottest elections ever held in
North Tarrytovvjn, John D and William
Rockefeller are" again in control of village
affairs, voters having been rushed to the
polls in (lie Rockefeller carriages Their
ticket, hcflled'by Thomas Birdsall for
President, won -the dav bv a majorit) of
more than 200 Mr. Birdsall's opponent
was John Cahill, who for several )ears
has been a village trustee, and who on
all occasions has fought any concession to
the oil men
Every effort was put forth to get out
the voters, and the poll was about the
largest in the history of the village, near
ly S00 ballots being cast. All of the tricks
known to local politicians were used, and
the partisans of each side worked hard
The entire working force and all the la
borers from Rockwood Hall and Boxwood,
the Rockefeller estates, were taken to the
polls in the carriages or their emplo)ers
The Rockefeller workers said that in
case their ticket was' elected John D
Rockefeller would start at once on a se
ries of imorovements which would cost
thousands of dollars and give work to
laborers all summer. Jf an anti-Rockefeller
board was elected, they said, this
work vould not be started This threat
won the labor vote Another ot the con
tentions of the Birdsall-Rockefeller ad
herents was that the old board ot trus
tees had been extravagant and had pur
chased street gravel for $1 a ton. whereas
John D Rockefeller would sell it for 60
cents a ton.
IN THE HOTEL CORRIDORS.
Hon. James- Hamilton Lewis, former
Representative from Washington, Is at the
Riggs from Seattle. Ho is in the city to
plead the cause of the Alaskan Miners' As
sociation In some of its grievances and
hopes to see a good United States Judge and
a good cede of lav.s given the Territory be
fore many weeks.
I W. Durham, Insurance Commissioner
of Pennsylvania, and J Clayton Erb, of
Philadelphia, are at the Normandio from
the Quaker City. Both are at the Capital
In the interest pf Hon. M. S. Quay and
predict an early victor) for the latter.
W. B Heyburn, a prominent law)er of
Idaho, i3 at the Shoreham attending to
some professional matters and will re
main until Saturday.
Gen J. C Anderson, the recently ic
tired Commander of the Department of the
Lakes, is at the Normandle from Chicago
Ho will be quartered here for a week.
rormcr Representative Lewis Sperry. of
Connecticut, Is atihe Riggs from Hart
ford. He Is looking up his former col
leagues and enjoying a pleasure trip
"
Al Maul, the baseball rlavcr, who wa3
formerly with the Washington club, vvs
at the Rcgent today en route to Phiiadcl-
delphia, where he has been signed by the
Quakeis as an addition to the batteo
a
J. Earl Wagner, the baseball magnate, is
at the Ebbltt from Philadelphia, lookiug
up some Interests He will be in the cit)
until Saturday
Ivan Bolosklritz, representing a s)ndi
cate of Russian-Americans, is at the Ral
eigh from Moscow, Russia, en route to
Alaska. He is a naturalized citizen of the
United States, but has been In Russia dur
ing the past )ear.
"Many year3 before Alaska was sold to
the United Slates for a trifling sum Rus
sians had discovered gold there, and knev,
something of the wonderful wealth of the
countr), " said he toda). "A little enquiry
would have discovered all this to the Rus
sian Government, but the Czar acted with
an amazing lack of information. It ma)
have been good politics for the Czar to ?ell
Alaska to the United States, but it cer
tainly was bad business Judgment to sell
It for less than -a hundredth part of its
value. Tho people of Russia today read
of the discoveries of gold in Alaska and
as far as the) dare, express a good deal of
bitterness against their ruler for this sam
ple of the business which is linked with
Russian statesmanship."
John B Wellcome,. of Montana, who wai
disbarred by the Supreme Court of Mon
tana for his alleged efforts to bribe legis
lators to vote for William A Clark for
United States Senator, is at the Arlington
from New York. He stated today that he
was certain that Mr. Clark would be al
lowed to retain his seat in the Senate,
and that while he was no longer Mr.
Clark's attorne), the) were still on the
Lest of terms "Some da)," taid he,
"the Supreme Court ot Montana will real
ize the injustice done rac and will rein
state me as a member ot the bar."
W S Selfin, a mining engineer, is at ihe
Raleigh from Saltillo, Mexico "Mining in
terests in the republic have never been
so healthy as at present," said he todav,
"and a great deal of American money is
going into it. Mexico believes that her
future development depends largel) on
Americans and American capital, and the
various States foster the newcomers.
President Diaz and his Cabinet are
stanch friends of the Americans .md
have made a welcome for them "
THIRTY-NINE POSTMASTERS.
lie jMililiftiii I'lirllsiins IleeeI've I.oiik-Lookeil-Tor
Hrnaril.
Tlurt)-ninc fdurth-class postmasters
were appointed vesterday, tliirt) -three of
v.liom were to fill vacancies caused bv
death and resignations, and four to fill
vacancies caused b) removals at the end
of four ) ears' service The offices filled
wcie five in the Indian Terntorv, three
each in Missouri, North Carolina, West
Virginia, Wisconsin, four in Tennessee,
twoeachm Mabama, Georgia. Kansas and
New York, and one each in Alaska, Iowa.
Kc'nluckv, Louisiana, Nebraska, New
Hampshire, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon,
and Washington State
CORNELIUS DEWEY DEAD.
A Helntive of the Vilmirnl Ixpiren
In IimIiiiiiii.
NEW ALBANY, tnd , March 21 Corne
lius Dewev, eight) -six )ears old, is dead
at the Flo)d County Infirmary, north ot
here He had been an inmate of the asv
lum several )ears The deceased was a
member of the noted Dewey famil).
Th Deve)s were prominent in this lo
calit) several years ago, Judge Charles
Dewe), uncle of the Admiral, having been
one of the most popular lawvers in this
part of the State Dewey Street in this
cit) was named after him The aged gen
tleman who died, was a cousin He was
formerly .wealthy, but met with reverses
All of his immediate relatives are dead and
the old man was thf last of his branch of
the family.
TRIAL OF THE KEARSARGE.
Cup till ii 1'olffer Anxious lo Get tlie
VcmhcI's Guns.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va . March 21. Much
interest is manifested here in the an
nouncement from Washington that an offi
cial inspection board has been ordered to
rort Monroe on April 3 to conduct the offl
cial sea trial of the battleship Kearsarge.
It is reported that two da)s will bz spent
in testing the soundness of the machinery
and hull cf the big figjbter.
Whether or not the superimposed tur
rets will be tested under full charge is un
known. It is quite likely, however, that
the main batter) will be fired, as it is well
known that Captain Folger. commander of
the new ship, is very anxious to see how
the guns and turrets will work in actual
service.
AFTEB, CENSUS POSITIONS.
Over Tito Hundred Applicnf lm
I'rom A cutcrn Mnrj land.
FREDERICK. Md . March 21 A. H.
Harrington, Census Supervisor of the Sixth
District cf Mar) land, has received over
200 applications from persons in Garrett,
Allegany, Washington, Montgomery and
Frederick counties to become census enu
merators. About 500 application b'anks
hava been asked for.
The Supervisor will have about 140 enu
merators to tppolnt, and will soon an
nounce their names.
KECOVEHS FROM A TEANCE.
A Supposed Dead Girl AitimiMlies
Her llotiruins Friend.
ST. PAUL, Minn , March 21. Luzie
Walsh, the eighteen-year-old daughter of
Patrick Walsh, went into a trance last
Sunday night at her home, 223 Rider Ave
nue Everybody suposed she was dead,
and her body was prepared for embalming
When the undertaker came she got up in
the midst cf the mourners, thrust off her
shroud and asked why they were making
such a commotion about her.
Cnptnin Hamilton Drowned.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va , March 21.
Captain Hamilton, of the tug "W. TV. Gra
ham, was drowned in the York River yes
terda) morning Only the most meagre
details of the unfortunate accident have
reached here. They are to the effect that
Hamilton slipped on the deck and fell
overboard, drowning before assistance
could reach him. He resided In Norfolk.
ADMIRAL M'NAHl LEAVES
The Former Superintendent at An-
nnjioliH $r)h Farewell.
ANNAPOLIS, Md , March 21. Rear Ad
miral F. V. McNnir, former Superintendent
of the Naval Academy, left Annapolis yes
terday, accompanied by Mrs. McN'alr. They
were escorted to tho depot by Lieut. J. H.
Shipley, who was Admiral McNair's aide.
Lieut. E W. Eberle is Superintendent
Wamwright's aide.
The assistants to Lieut. Commander
Charles E Colahan, commandant of ca
dets in the department of discipline, are
Lieut. Commanders E. J. Dora, George M.
Stoney, D. W. Coffraan, and Lieut. C. M.
Stone. Some of the heads cf departments
are )et to be filled and the appointments of
an oflicer to command the ships is still
open. Lieut. J. II. Glennon la acting head
of the ordnance and gunnery department
in place of Commander R. R. Ingerscll, de
tached. The nev, sailing ship Chesapeake will be
ready to take the cadets on the annual
cruise The gunboat Newport will proba
bly also go on the summer xoyage this
)ear.
Commander Walnw right, the new super
intendent, and Lieut. Commai.der Charles
E. Colahin, the new commandant of ca
dets of the Naval Academy, are popular at
the Academ). During the recent enter
tainment, when they, together, entered the
Academy g)mnasium, there was spontane
ous applause. In which cadets, sailors, ma
rines, and citizens joined.
Major C. A. Do)an, United States Ma
rine Corps, whose nomination was sent to
the Senate Monda), is on a visit to rela
tives here. Major Do) an married the
daughter of the late Prof. W. W. Fay,
United States Navy.
THE BAXTER-LEMIEUX TRIAL.
Senxntionnl Hililence of the "WrccL
lut; of Vlllc Mnrie IinnU.
MONTREAL, March 21. Sensational evi
dence was given )esterday in the case
against James Baxter and Ferdi
nand Lcmleux, who are on trial
before tho Court cf Queen's
Bench on a charge of conspiracy to defraud
the defunct Ville Marie Bank out of a
large sum of mone). Their operations, it
Is alleged, caused the bank's suspension
Herbert, the bank s teller, has already
pleaded guilt) to the charge of conspiracy,
and is the chief witness against the ac
cused. . Herbert swore that while he was
pa)ing teller he cashed Baxter's checks
for large amounts, though Baxter had no
funds in the bank. Lemieux, who was
manager, had Instructed him to cash the
checks, nnd not to let the directors know
an) thing about it. A few weeks before
the bank suspended, Lemieux had come
to him and taken possession of the
checkb, telling Herbert that he would
keep them until the trouble was ovor
when the amount represented by the
checks, about $45,000, would be divided
between them. Lemieux had subsequent
ly tried to get 115,00 from Baxter but
did not succeed.
The day aft' r the bank failed Herbert
went into hiding, on LeiniHx's advice, and
remained concealed for over five months,
his expenses being paid b) Baxter. While
in hiding he saw Lemieux several times and
was told to lie low and everything would
be all right. After lie was arrested he
got the checks from Mrs. Lemieux and
gave them to tne police.
WAR TAKES THE BRAVEST.
I re id out Jordan Ifelicvet It
Be
the niiMe of Desenerne;.
NEW YORK March 21. David Starr
Jordan, M. S . M. D , Ph. D , LL. D , Pres
ident of Leland Stanford, jr., Unlversit),
addressed the Patna Club at its meeting
at the Hotel Savoy last night. His sub
ject was 'The Blood of the Nation" He
contended that war was the greatest
cause of degeneracy of nations because it
killed off the bravest and strongest men
pnd left the cowards and weaklings to
carry on the government He said that
war had thus been the ruin of the great
empires or the East, of Rome, of Spain
of France, and intimated that he looked
for England's decline. If war vvas a good i
thing, he said, then tlvil vvar was best. J
because it kept the good thing all in the
famil).
Of the States of the Union which had
suffered mot for the lack of war. he said
New York and Illinois were tlie most con
spicuous examples New York had grown
tnordinatelv wealthy and Illinois hod
grown Inordinateiv proud He suggested
that these two States go down to the
dark and blood) ground of Kentuck) aud
have it out This, he said, would not in-
tfrtr with trade in I'hic.ifrn nr mi... im
the streets of Haltimore or Cincinnati,
cities that had already had too much of
the strenuous life.
Air. Jordan quoted with approval the
man who said that Governor Roosevelt
thought with his fist's.
LEASING IRON MINES.
Im-
Mont llo 1'ropert ! Untitled to
I'll ilurielpli in I'eople.
CHAMBERSBLRG, Pa, March 21 Pa
pers were signed yesterday by E. Water
man Dwight, of Philadelphia, and Has
tings Gchr, of Chambersburg, trustees for
the bondholders of the Mont Alto Iron
Companv, and C. R. Ellicott. ot Philadel
phia, by which the Mont Alto furnace
propert) passed into the hands of Mr.
Ellicott under a leae. with the option of
purchase in a stated time for a Iargf1
sum
The entire property of 23,(Wd acres is
included in the deal, except Mont Alto
Park, which is reserved Mr. Ellicott
is nrcsident of the Blue Mountain Iron
Compan), which operates the furnace at
Catoctm, near Thurniont, on the Western
Maryland Railroad. He will operate the
two plants together, and Mont Alto will
probably pass into the hands of a strong
stock comnany.
The men associated with Mr. Ulicott in
the deal have about fifteen iron plants,
and many coal mines in the country, and
are leaders in the iron, world. Under the
terms of the transfer the furnace at
fnnt Alto must ho- nut in ooeration
within ninetv da)S. Mr. CIHcott expects
to have it In operation within sixty da)s
or less He will not wait to open up the
ore mines at Mont Alto, but will ship ore
to that place from Catoctin aud make
coke Iron.
CURRENT HUMOR.
'Nothing to Hoiist Of.
(Fiom the Philadelphia Xoith-Amerieai
' (.entlenicn." said the orator, inpresvev , "I
began bfe without a pen$)."
"Well. I can't sec as you've got more serve
than the law allows now," interrupted the Mraf
fing opposition. '
Tlie't'tst Mrnvr.
(1-rom the Chicago ewe)
Ilix n acquaintance of mire patented an
jppliance to enable a girl to play Ijo pianos at
one tune
Ilix Did he make anv thing out of it?
IIik Will, he made a move out of town Ufa
neighbor, threatened to roob him.
A GroumlleM Complaint.
(from Tit Bits)
rvQftor W e!l. I consider the medical prafeion
vcrv lmdl) treated. See how few monuments
there are to famous doctors or surgeon
The Patient O, doctor' look at cur r-cuwtery!
Hojih UcneiiclnrieH.
(From the Atchton Globe )
Tho-c who give- nothing to charity themselves
Luallr criticise lhoe who do, and sav they should
give more.
Affeetleiintel) Admitted.
(From the Boston Transcript.)
He Darling, if you were to die. 1 shuuid I-e
urdone. I am sure there would be nothing for
tret to live for
fchc Xoniise! There are plenty cf other wo
men in the world vou c6uld turn to.
He 1ez tltat is the only consolation 1 lave
when I think I may lose you.
NOTES OP THE DAY.
It is illegal in Creat Uritain for a panahioker
to aecept the ittoria Cms u a pledge wider any
circumbtancea.
Kansas has 607 newspaper. Of thwo- 31 are
dailies. 619 weeklies, 3 nii weeklfa), Wt menth
Iics. 13 term monthlies. 1 Li monthly, 10 juarter
lies, and s) "occasional?."
During the econd week of refenturr t"tefcajjft
at the London Hanker' Cleurins Hott tfccieisstl
5.376' OW) from the torrepoodnis week is laft
a decline of 20 per cent.
The Victoria Crou measures one inch aM tw
fifths square. The actual weight cf the nwlal h
431 graiii, just Z$ eratns lesa than an mm. It
intrinsic value is a penny farthlnp.
The Missouri. Kansas, and Texas earned gf In
February ?&23,SI, ajrainst 322. in IS, and
J31C1T9 in lo08. For the 'fourth ek H Mined
$231,357, agaiMt ?21I,S0S lart year.
II) the repeal of the newspaper tax In Xmlxm
Hungary the imperial treasury will aMmaHy to?
a million dollars or so. but this ku may B re
couped b) increa.cJ potil r eve nuts.
The blcodieft battle of the century vm that f
Horodino. a Hussian villas-, where XiipnlUHt
fouzht the KuMiarm on September 7, l$t2. Xeavty
SO (XX) men were placed bora du combat.
Oregon lias three forcat reserves the Caucaih
Itan0'e Reserve, area 1.4W.S0O acres, the Bull Hun.
area U2.0S0 acres, and the AMad. area. 1,580
atrcu. or an ajjresate area of 4,&3,il9 aeros.
As a result of an invesMzatwn by a' court ef
enquiry held at Omdurman in comectien with
the recent insubordination of two battiHeu of
SHKkmew troop, five 1'yptUn otaeer hove hee
tashiered and fent as prisoners to Cairo.
1 lghty thousand elephants are required mm
ally to upply the world with ivory, and meet at
tbein tome from ixnixli Africa. The Heer has
dupped Ifocs frem the TVanraaI te aN hnnfe.
and he Iku killed 7,000 ef the heats witfcjs its
border'
Tlie riiat Baptist Church m Uoyer. Pa. has
converted a buiidiBg heretatef used lr chttre
foetal affairs into a lrt tneUtrr, in whsefc esterth
members are sivn iwefr-re&ee Hi einiilejwuwt. five
per etnt of the wjges a to levert te ehvnch wedc
in the town.
German authority tttfcmt! titut hot a tMni
of bumanit) tak the Chnee lapgvage, tfcet tile
Hindu Ian'uaze epoken hr mere then JMiiVXh.
000. the Kuiijn by fe8W.iO. wfcU? the (irrman
is spoUn !) 57niu,eoo teagu., aarf the Spanish
b) 2i.WJ.Wl.
In Brn-cb the game of "Kaglfc awl Beers"
Is a favorite out ef deec kuart with the eWWren,
acronHBtr to the "Leaden Hail ' The oents4rf
are carried en with stteH eftrit that a Ber had
hi ere kaoeJted out reeeatly by an CaHahmmi
with a tik.
Lite raagaajika, ia Africa, offere 3 aafrjiie
Sekl for rcieatiiic ejHeratieB, TJw mnea. NLe
An-traiM. is efce ef the Jew loraiitm where aid
muis till Hre- that bare Woa extinct eke-
where, ceitain wheft-Kte woHHek ef the toke ap
H-ann.- te have been 4rren from thr ocean ami
to be identified with iet41 torn, ef eld Jatassic
sea ih Buroiie
Life aad pteaerty are ae efe m Mesieo ae ia the
United Stain, It m net Kttk-ttk to Sad a per
fect climate raiging bom 80 to " degsec? hi Ac
thade the year round, nfeh aad y, where seed
railroad", water and Market are at head. Theae
who have never esjaved the htxary ef seven
moDthn ef bright ant-hine wrtaevt etre dtcary day
cannot realm wbt it means
Chtcasu i preparing to iwe the drain raaal
JJ a -totinc t-f el trial power It is tboosat tea
'be prwet eaa be feed with proa as a motive
power en the eanat. The Penan a CkAvnaaeat h
ahead ef other eanatries ia this reeacct. aod nan
riteBtl ien-tructd n electrical haateqe 9Steat
on the Dertmand fm ( ami. K-naali i h Qtr
man officials tadfe-ate that ia a triaV ef Between
SCXUXtt awl 3,naa,0M toat the ariee hf water
war wiN be fhcaper then hy rati treat 30"to
pei rrtt sad with traMc ef NLttMan teat, the-dttr--e
im com will aiinejnt to 30 per cent.
Chwjso maaoiattnrer ot wramc aewiae
sr "were it rot for the beont mMrMr tn
other pertiocs ef the worM, the war ia. 5o i
Africa would hare been iprie a enoa New t
ininofr maehiaere wen. mm It espeaaiee asm
in? mathiacr) hat bee cent to tbu seettaa aa
ae) place ia the worht Vntcnraa faitMli Jar
rush most ( H. Dwt n as thi, ourart wai
e d we had the anaaad ia Kritisw Cnmhn
an mrreaM! ducaud in the I aired tatea, am4 at
imnetBf. ih auetaK m ether plares in the world.
tfttr bnstK- a b .Biire Whea the war it ev r
alt the fmaimr engineers and ufhiacrr HBMafac
tnrer in tin- rW annt i-appir the deaaaaaa.
The lkr will Mw up the huccr ami aV'tH.y
the mavlii'Kd fat thev have to ahaeatea
theta if tber r- a arreader inJeee ike Bmb
Ikd reaeh -Joiuaacshtmr the rtoen leay Mai
tht-. hat tie mt w eat hw-eacy w at very
welt po-ted aee ant toefciae Jar Ihl H vvrH te
ftir leuHieas ol dollar.' worth of aHchteery to
rrpiate that detrofei aud iv be iisiefd" j
Tie Hager.rtown (Md.) l.iobe" arret a teller
v inch W Oluai J IKharger, of arpdwa?, MA.
rei-eived rota Cwporal Jekn K. e, TMiv.nK
i Resiareat. laned tte ohmtern. (amp Pa-
r&f. iinlipfMae Manrf, eatrd Jeauart aV Cor
poral Nerd say anton other ihiaa "The Swl
Un of the Veore ha -eventr wrrrs aad the data,
or cMef, ha free or dt. the other haa fceea two
t. thfte Their pelerxm th MetaMMwedas.
They hrtoaar to ihe Male. Mt-e Whatever the
Saltan or thito lalt- thea li-ev Oo. When taey
travel front iw pfaee te another they ga he
water m -aneei. whieh re ande frim tiaalu ef
tieea holknred wtt e einrh t e the awtivr
iwi their caaars. When the wetaa travels he
Z-e in 4rle lie ha a large caao- wtt the
! stars ard stripes aad lot-, of reaarers aflat md.
n i- w . " " " ?
I er-. He take with him W wrr.ors his haav
n,ard. who ate m eaaoe all amwnd hurt. Five ar
n cf hi wive ? wtth Ivhh wherevee be gaw
He has tlie he-t ktctac M th wuiaia niajtiy
)oung girU 15 or IS eu old
Kcv. Or ifafa VJatmillaa. ta an artkfe eattttled
"The t.'eometry of Cod" and poN ia the
"CJuirtr," tlnn ill- rate thr iniereMsag uiijatt
Tic beaaftfei fvUtr at netore are en-tti ha vftka
tiae er wave of tight, watch have area wanted
and are arwav-t exactly the aie for the same
cokr. The immfcer of waves rerpnred ta peaaWe
tlie een-etMW ef td a-t they hreak apen the eye
.noct be J"1 ih an men ad 117 mtinoa lafflieas
in a eecend. The wnnher of wave wipwred t
produce vellww nwtt be 440 in am teeh aat
aS5 millien ihiIImmi in a setoad. ad with K
the other tokw-" To eaaWe von t ee j ml i"
or s red nblioa no les than t-t7 mrbon jnJfHetn
of ether waves iwit-t Iweak tipea vew ee fvery
sccend. The -taw. alto are jnaaged ta the he
ens net at eban-e. bm aeroewhg ta a anetf
tern. In the -dnr ovsteH. for example, the in
tervals between the orbit' it the pfaneta a en
doubbn as we recede town f'e -na Taw feaas
is twite ia far frem Me-t-nrv a-i MerewTV h frem
the sun. the earth f twiee at far from eaas a
Vemt. is fiom viertnry, Vlurs n tvnee a tw fetmt
the earth as the earth i irora en!, aad a ea.
In this way tht phtnei arc arraagfd ta ta sj
around the sun in the same nwrneniai order a the
leaves axe arranged around a pae enae, er the
ttetlf around tue ede tf the seed vessel of i
mteroBCopic mo-s Vwi tJn naiveral hw. tfce
mvt unheril f aM law-, wh eh everjtWt"
thioughont the nmvtr'e he the law of jraaern
tiuc bf at eprrd bv a notacreial iarwaaa
Tlie force not tteneae jaet m aregertjun
a the distance i mcrea ed, it terea-, aewedjae
to the mare ot the nwwbei e-preia re .
ante. the at twice the rfr-taww ,h,f
gravntitiou is net iwb-c fs h turn limes lr.
at tUrue the mtaece. wa tiwee. and JJ
Thus e7ei)lhiBg in the aierxe. fteat the saraOen;
in-ss to the remotest sr. is irartnctil er
.,.! irifntr ta fixed nnnuMrt. Taaa? i
njithwe; ;!' """
nnthinc left to eaawe There Hia aiaw hut
obovs it- law. not a bat at aar-ar at m rep-
idace A uld'me order pre-etit eveeywarrc.
proving that the aniveri i the peedtaet at mmt
infinite mind.
Fnder the headrng el "tranely a a PaHey"
on cf tbc eonvct eontrhter ta the "star ef
I'ooe," the i-apr jmbH-fced in -tn Ma? arKiea,
ct)npars the rciieetive raratmrv nt the aawkdl
cd hbortr and-the skdled l-nrJar aad froat the
statMttcs he aa eoinpil'-'i oi w vea t ed drawj
the aatomshiag dednetiwn that erirae; even when
rcarded quite apart front morality. Is ndsetahly
poor bunes. Ihe arntrr. wbee fgitwe h
"Auburn. 23.5a 1, ftrt preeatN ftam niMaiau
tiun. obvitrttel) the irtitiw f an honest taHer
earmug ?2 a day. savins $XJ a year aheve i.'l
expense, inviting hw money in i farm, and be
ing happily aud comfottaWv ever after. WTiew
one remembers the number i bonct taflers wan
accomplish none of these thintf, the op J
pa'3 on hastil) to what "Aubuin, 25 381, has to
-ay about buTglars is verj strong He deehiee!,
that burghin takn them by and large, bring
in fiera 915 to -. apiece, md the me-t iwieti
ous operator cannot nepe to do more than one
job a week. V no keeps ot ot jad far a year,
therefore, the products of h activity laay amount
to Jl.UCii But hts ecearv e.xpen arc enor
nioas.' Tin. expert '-avs on th powtj "He must
at bast leep two place-, of abole. mlist be ivelt
dressed ard must reeo blmscH well Infarmed as
to the doings cf Ins victims These aw iaridcatab
that will amount l at W-. HM r year. Let
m se kU ilotMig rome to $380. foe hoard and
lodging to 300, and at the end ef the year he
is arrtstcd with ulW) in his pockety. To get a
good lawver he pays Wt and ii tremely fertH
nate If he get off -vith five years, during whieh
time he earns 1.50 per annum, and when he
leaves the pnsci he ua raarhed ntun." That,
certainl). voald tend to inakc a yaung man
think twice beiore adopting burglary as a pre
fesdon would, that is, if any young man by any
possibihty could think at all of entering upon
that pirsuit- To speak franU). ey3 the "New
ork Time." the article of "Auburn.. 25 t,
is ridiculous and just a little disgusting, and we
are Inclined to believe that he might, have ben
set at more profitable work than the preaching of
binug commonplaces to cynicj icsids and outdv
ot prison walls.
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