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tftiftg - D' . laf'iSOwcriti o-s? S W ffi a a s 'etfJ t. , raousmf Gy itfuS) (1 A . r i r . "r'-z rc.MO'ra: ri, tJUttittWj& & Sr sss? qv 3?r5 19 iSKSK ISfc- V' r, "?. - . E - 4 ?:" 75 -... "" VOL. XV. : WASHINGTON WASHINGTON, 'l). (, SATURDAY. MAHOH 13. 1897 No. 41. Wl fc( g: fc& (5 S3 & .5 Iv2 J N - cT P'VC X ! B v'-J , :.j fi 6 ?V " .', ..i fc' $ Jft. m m & fM ! W o a vvf'.-- ; - f. J fa COL. JOHN J. McCOOK. Uol. John J. McCook, who declined , to be.Secretary of the Interior in Eresi- .' dent McKinley's cabinet, is one of the best known lawyers in New York. He is also highly honored for his intimate association with charitable and relig ious institutions. Col. McCook won his title in the civil war. He belongs to the "fighting McCooks." Every one of that distinguished family fought for the country, and some of them died for it. The colonel is now in his 52d year. He was a youth when the great crisis came, and he at once became a Union soldier, fought bravely in a scoreofbattlesand came out a colonel. He then resumed his college studies, read law and settled to practice, his, profession in New York. As a lawyer he made an enviable success. He has never sought public honors. S TJ-' 'e pj 'CO? : & 'r m ' MAJOR FRED. BRACKETT. 'See 4th page ) t h v J ,.r- ? VI i A- li TO r i k i I . i . -.- - HI "V i if ar 1, ii- ?! 1(1 i: f , t- t; Jt i Jl i m ii ' i VV D 4 3 h ') ki 4 &, AQh-.-m LI 7 r. .e S 1 ?.r 11 ,.' fe f 5 i- v fcw i5 vt?- u iSfe i-O. t I ' 'V l-S UA c ' it r1 1 k tf ro: :i ;!' j - .' 4 if ! r i