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Ptarson died at the house of his father-in-law, ex Postmaster General Thomas L. James, High w ood, N. J., on April 20. He had lone suffered from tumor of the stomach. Mr. Pearson was born in New York City about forty-seven years ago. While he was yet a boy he was employed in the Custom House. Then he was appointed a clerk in the postoffice. He was in the railway mail service in the branch running between New York and Washington. Pearson was a good clerk, and was highly commended by the superintendent ot the service, George 8. Bangs. He was transferred to the main branch of the department, where he remained until 1873, whrn Mr. James, postmaster of New York City, made him his assistant. When Mr. James was made Postmaster General by President Garfield he appointed Mr. Pearson postmaster, and President Cleveland continued him in the office, to which President Harrison recently appointed Cornelius YanCott. Mr. Pear son married a daughter of Mr. James'about 1876. He left no children. BLAINE IS SEKKNE. 11c Wants Nothing and is on Good Terms with the President. Washington Special: An intimate friend of Mr Blaine's says the secretary is one of the happiest men in the country. The ac tivities of his office, the opportunity to meet men and engage in congenial labors have, as his friends say, made him yonnger and brighter than he has appeared for ten years. All persons having business at the State Department are able to testify to his happy greetings of callers, and those who know him as a friend say there is not a cloud upon his horizon. All reports of dis cord between the President and his secre tary of state are inventions. Tneir relations are in nowise strained or unpleasant. There is absolutely nothing to base such reports upon, except the tact that the President has, as a rule, made the selec tion ot persons for the impôt tant foreign missions. Inasmuch as this is precisely what the Secretary expected the President to do, as it is the nsnal and proper thing, it would be difficult to imagine what canses for personal disappointment Mr. Blaine could find if he were disposed to look for them, which he is not. As a mat ter of fact the Secretary is and has been qnite indifferent as to the distribution of appointments. Even if he bad the entire patronage of the government at his disposal he has more friends than he would know what to do with, and this freedom from annoyance and importunity is altogether to his liking, his ambition and energies, aside lrom the mere reception of visitors, being occupied in other directions. It is well known to Mr. Blaine's intimates that the only appoint ments suggested by him to the Presi* dent as ot personal interest to him sell were Whitelaw Reid for London and William Walter Pehlps for Baris. Both these have received good ap pointments—Reid to Paris, and Phelps on the special commission to Berlin, where it is likely he will be asked to remain after the Samoan conference has been concluded. Beyond modestly pressing the claims of these two personal friends Mr. Blaine has bad no list of favorites for foreign mis sions, and without candidates certainly cannot have suffered grievous disappoint ments. Presbyterian Mission. Philadelphia, April 24 —The nine teenth annual assembly of the Woman's Foreign Missionary of Presbyterians began in this city to-day. About 300 delegates were in attendance from all parts of the country and some from foreign lands. The Home Secretary's report to-day shows that 47 auxiliaries and 184 branches have been added during the year. The Occidental board, representing the society in Cali fornia, which has hitherto acted in con nection with this society, has taken steps toward a separate organization and will hereafter report directly to the board of foreign missions of the Presbyterian church. CHARLES STEWART PARNELL Turning the Tables>>Suit Against the London Times for Libel. Mr. Parnell, who has bronght sait against the London Times for libel, claim ing £100,000 damages, will be placed in the witness-box before the Special Com ssion. His examination and cross examination will create the culminating interest in an inquiry which has developed such decided eensations as the perjury, flight and suicide of l'igott. The Irish leader was born at Avondale, County Wicklow, Ireland, in 1847, the son of a country gentleman of English descent, whose estate he inherited. His mother was the daughter of the American Admiral Stewart. Parnell is a graduate ot the University of Cambridge. He was elected member of Parliament for Meath in 1875 and represented that constituency nntil 1880, when he was elected by three con stituencies. He chose Cork, representing which he still sits in the House of Com mons. A leader from the beginning of bis Parliamentary career, he founded and was Fust President of the National Irish Land League. He visited this country in 1880. Subsequently he was chosen President of the Home Rale party. Toward the close of 1880 he was imprisoned on the charge of seditious conspiracy. The jury failed to agree and he was liberated. In 1881 he was arrested the second time and liberated, it is said, as the resnlt of arrangements privately entered into with Mr. Gladstone, who since 1885 has been his ally in the agitation for home rule in Ireland. LIKE KILN CLUB Brother Gardner's Friends Discuss the Question "Do We Expeck Too Much." [Detroit Free Press.] "De subjeck of our discushun dis eaven in', r said Brother Gardner, as the meetiug opened in due form, "is: 'Do We Expeck too mach?' It ar' a matter dat I hev de voted a heap o' thought to, an' I hev cum to de conclushun dat we do. Las' Dite when I went to bed I had twelve chickens in my coop. I expeckted dar wonld be jist twelve dar when I woke op dis mawnin'. Had I any right to? No sah; bnt when I found only seven left I jumped up an' down, an' felt like de hull world was agin me. "We ex peck to go right along frew life walkin' on our ears an' feelin' as peart as a calf, an' when sickness seized as, we 'pear to be astonished dat sich things can be. "We go to bed at night countin' on de nicest sort of weather fur to-morrow, an' when we wake up au' find de rain cornin' down we feel dat a great injustice has bin done ns. "I lend de Rev. Penstock a dollar, an' I expeck he will repay me on Saturday. I hain'c no right to expeck it, bat I do, an' I git left. May be I doan'git it fur a month. "Wavdown Bebee sends his chill'en ober to my honse to borrow tea an' coffee an' soap and flat-irons. I confidently expeck to git 'em back, but dey neb her come. "As human being we ar' onreasonable. We goes sloshin' around like a s'eam bull gine specktin' everybody will cl'ar de road and giv us a free track. We doau' count ou co'os, biles, headache, rheumatiz, sore throat and lame backs, an' we reckon on dodgin' drouths, freshets, blizzards an' yaller fever." Shindig Watkins begged to differ with the president. He argued that a person was born into this world to take comfort. He bad a right to expect good weather, a reasonable cash income, lots of holidays and the right to keep seven dogs. Why should a person wake op and find a boil on the call of his leg? It was more reason able to expect that it wonld appear on some other man's leg. It wasn't expecting too mach, as he viewed it, that the hens he left peacefully rooeting on a pole at 6 o'clock in the evening shouldn't be on deck at 6 in the morning. The Rev. Penstock, who had been very nneasy for the last five minutes, now arose and inquired: "I wonld like to inquire if de cheer claims dat I owe him a dollar ?" "No, sah; not jiat now," replied the chair. "I wonld farder inquar' if I eher bor rowed a dollar of de cheer an' didn't re turn it?" "You hev alius returned it, sah. I used your case simply to illustrate. If you had borrowed a dollar of me an' hadn't returned it dar' wouldn't be nnffin' to illustrate. Did yon wish to speak on de question?" "No, sar. I simply desiah to cl'ar my finansbnl reputashun in de eyes of de world." "Den yon kin sot down. Your finao shul reputashun ar' way up in G." Sir Isaac Walpole said he was in accord with the Preeident. He believed it was the great fault of mankind to expect too much. Men sat on the fence all sommer and expected to live on roast beef and mushed potatoes all winter. They ex pected to get the smooth sledding and leave the rough roads to somebody else. Men who couldn't pay their honse rent ex pected good clothes and a piano in the par lor. He songht to be reasonable in his ex pectations. The extreme limit with him was expecting his landlord to repair the plaster of the kitchen ceiling, and he had been knocked oat on that so often that he had become discouraged. Waydown Bebee said he arose to a question of jurisdiction. The chair had made a statement which he conld not pass unnoticed. While it was true that he lived next door to Brother Gardner, and occasionally had to borrow groceries, he had always made it an inflexible rnle to return the loans. Did the president mean to insinuate that he was derelict? "Dis cha'r reckons you has paid all back," answered the president. "I was simply 'llnstratin' my remarks. I might hev meant dat when I lent you Java coffee I 'spected de same kind back, but got Rio instead. If you hev no remarks to make on de quesbun at issue you kin sot down.' "But I feel dat my integrity has been impugned, sah!" ** Yon is all wrong. Your integrity has nnffin' to do wid it. Yon is energetic 'naff to keep a plug hat fur Sundays, an' honest 'nuff not to be cotched by de purleece. Dat's all, sah, an' you,d better sot down." Giveadam Jones said he had given fif teen minutes' solid thought to the inquiry now before the meeting, bnt had not been able to decide the matter. It seems reason able that a man wiih a boil on his right fore leg should expect the pnblic to pass him on the port side, bnt he would surely be di appointed. It wonld seem a9 if man was pat here to enjoy himself, and as if he conld expect dark nights in the watermelon season and good weather for Snnday school picnics, bnt the biggest melons always come with a lull moon, and the picnic always had a shower on the way home, if no sooner. He did not desire to commit himself at this time, bat would admit that he leaned to the affirmative. General Colfax, Judge Holdback, Profes sor Jackson, Uncle Davis and others spoke on the question, and the discussion was then closed and a vote taken. It was fonnd that the query was carried in the affirmative by a large majority. 'Ar' Brndder Light foot in de hall dis ebenin'?" asked the president as he looked anxiously around. ' Yes, sah," answered the brother as he bobbed np with energy and dispatch. 'Please step dis way, sah. Brndder Lightfoot, I understands dat yon has lately been callin' yo'self purfessor." " Yes, sab, I plays on de fiddle." "Ob, dat's it? You has also ben wearin' mighty high collars." "Yes, sah." "Got good clothes?" "Yes, sah." "Talkin' 'bout rentin' a box in de pos' offis, I h'ar?" "Yes, eah." "An ! you is smokin' reg'lar cigars?" "Y-yes, sah " "Ar' dat a dimun pin yon has on?" "N-not qnite, sah." "An' dat watch chain all gold?" "N-not all, sah." "Now, Brudder Lightfoot, look-a-yere. Yon is behind inyonr rent, head ober heels in debt an' yonr chill'en hain't got shoes to go to school. I hear of yon loafn' 'boat saloons an' standin' on de co'ners. I'm gwiDe to gin yon j ist one week to drap dat purfessor bizness an' hunt for a job. If you do it, well an' good. If yon doan't do it dis club kin dispense wid yonr presence. A purfessor ar' all right when he pnrfesses, bnt a purfessor who saws a fiddle far beer while his wife mbs a washboard for grab am about de moas' ornery critter on airth. De meetin' am now disjonmed." to io Words to Mothers. [Christian at Work.] If y on say "No," mean "No." Unless yon have a good reason for changing a given command, hold to it. Take an interest in your children's amusements ; mother's share in what pleases them is a great delight. Remember that trifles to yon are mountains to them; respect their feelings. Keep up a standard of principles; your children are judges. Be honest with them in small things as well as great. If you cannot tell them what they wish to know, say sc, rather than deceive them. If you have lost a child, remember that for the one that is gone there is no more to do, but tor those lett, everything. Make your girls and boys study philoso phy; when they are ill try and make them comprehend why and how their complaint arose, and the remedy, so far as you know it. Impress upon them from early infancy that their actions have results, and that they cannot escape the consequences even by being sorry when they have done wrong. Respect their little secrets ; if they have concealments, fretting them will never make them tell, and time and patience will. Allow them as they grow older to have opinions of their own ; make them individ nais and not mere echoes. Find ont all their special tastes and de velop them instead of spending time, money and patience in forcing them into studies that are entirely repugnant to them. Mothers, whatever else yon may teach yonr daughters, do not neglect to instruct them in tqe mysteries of housekeeping. So shall you put them in the way of making home happy._ _ _ The Paradoxes of Science. The water which drowns ns, a fluent stream, can be walked upon as ice. The bullet, which, when fired from a musket, carries death, will be harmless if ground to dnst before being fired. Tne crystallized part of an oil of roses, so graceful in its fragrance—a solid at ordinary tempera tares, thongh readily volatile—is a com pound substance, containing exactly the same elements, and in exactly the same proportions, as the gas with which we light our streets. The tea whioh we daily drink, with benefit aud pleasure, produces palpi tations, nervous tremblings, and even par alysis, if taken in excess; yet the peculiar organic agent called theine, to which tea owes its qualities: may be taken by itself as theine, not as tea without any apprecia ble efftet. The water which will allay our burning thirst augments it when congealed into snow; so that it is stated by explorers of the Arctic regions, that the natives "prefer endnringthe utmost extremity of thirst rather than attempt to remove it by eating snow." Yet, if the snow is melted it be comes drinkable water. Nevertheless, al though if melted before entering the month it assuages thirst like other water; when melted in the month it has the op posite effect To render this paradox more striking, we have only to remember that ice, which melts more slawly in the month is very efficient in allaying thirst. ✓ n ~5&v?£ss yvi >•' RET. T. 8. HAMLIN, D. D., Pastor ot the Church of the Covenant, Washington. Our portrait is of Rev. Tennis S. Hamlin D. D., pastor of the Church of the Covenant, Washington. President Harrison is a member of the congregation, where also Secretaries Blaine and Windom and Post master General Wanamaker are pew hold ers and attend worship with their families. Rev. Hamlin took pastoral charge of the church in May, 1886, leaving Cincinnati for the purpose. Schenectady, New York, was the place of his birth. He is abont 42 years of age. In 1867 he was graduated at Union College, and at Union Theological Seminary New York City, in 1871. His de gree of D. D. was conferred by Union Col lege in 1886. Dr. Hamlin's pastorate at the Chnrch of the Covenant is highly suc cessful. OUR GOOD HEALTH. A Physician's Views on the Subject of Proper Foods During the Sum mer Season. Mentioning Some Palatable Phosphates on Which One May Build Up Men tality and Framework. The Muscle-Maker Not Omitted from the List—Shun All Sorts of Car bonaceous f oods in Hot Weather. "The cause of spring sickneees," ex plained a well known physician of whom the question had been asked by a reporter, "arises from the waste elements which ought to be removed from the blood by the liver io the form of bile. These are left in the blood and accnmnlate in the tissues. They give a muddy look to the complexion, a dull color to the eyes, aud an unpleasant taste to the mouth." "What is the cause of biliousness ?" "It arises principally from overeating and the consumption of aoimal fats that are difficult of digestion. Meats contain a large per cent, of albumen, a nitrogenous substance, and only from two and one-half to three ounce of it shonld be taken into the system daily. An extra allowance must be carried off by the kidneys, and if the liver is overworked its work will not be done thoroughly and mach waste mat ter which shonld be removed will remain in the system and produce biliousness." "Are other ailments engendered or in creased by the presence of bile ?" "Yes; rheumatism, muscular pains, and so forth. Follow nature. She calls for a change of diet. There arises a dislike of rich loods and a craving for vegetables, and if her demands are not complied with it will take a strong constitution to resist bilionsness or 'gastric fever.' " "Then you are an advocate of dieting. What are yonr views on the subject?" "There is no universal sanitary code and any system most be accepted with the proviso in a great country like the United States, that the elements of the human sys tem and the elements of the soil taken anywhere on the surface of the earth are identical." "What does this prove?" "That nature provides food suitable to each locality. Geological evidence is con clusive, that man was not made till the whole arrangement of creatnres was per fected, so that wherever he chooses to live, h i finds food adapted to his wants." "Are you a vegetarian?" "Oh, no. I think man was created to be an omnivorous animal, and J don't agree with that eminent English doctor, Sir Morrel MacKenzie, that the longevity of the primeval race was due to the simple food of bread and milk, and fruits. Living on figs might do for Palestine, but a diet containing a larger amount of nitrates is imperative in snch a climate as the North west." "Do yon think the patriarchs might have lived as long as they did had their lot been cast elsewhere?" "That is a question which requires a little preliminary explanation. I have always considered that the biblical years in those exceedingly early days meant moons. Nearly all primeval savages, like oar own Indians, count by moons, and if the years of the oldest patriarch, Methuselah, be divided by thirteen lunar months, it will be found that he attained the age ol abont 90 when he died, and this is an extraordi nary cld age in a hot country like Pales tine, where humanity early matures and early declines." "Do you think, then, that longevity is not a qnestion of food?" "No; longevity is not attained by the quality, but by the quantity of food and the regularity with which it is taken, as there have been many centenarians who have been liberal consumers of food all their lives. I am sorry to differ from so eminent an authority as Sir Morrel Mac Keozie. Herodotus informs ns that the early Egyptians, a primeval race, roasted joints and boiled others, but that their priests made a sanitary code and they themselves set an example in moderation in eating and drinking, and it is a great pity that the example of the Roman Cath olic in abstaining from flesh once a week as a sanitary measure was not adopted. I also think that Lent is beneficial on the same ground. It comes at a season when a change of diet is desirable." "But why do you want to incorporates sanitaiy code into a religion?" The Doctor laughed as he replied: "Be cause humanity is as perverse as it can be. Moses worked on the superstition of the Jews to keep them cleanly and healthy, and made dieting and frequent abolntions religious observances. Mahomet did the same. Tell a child not to go nnder a lad der because it is unlucky aud it will go round; but tell it not to venture under be cause a tipsy hod-carrier might be wafting bricks about, it will be just preverse enough to take a risk." "What do you recommend in the way of food?" " I recommend just what the climat mands. Now, among the Esqaim tux John Ross informs ns, the daily allow of flesh and blabber amounted to twentv pounds a day, and Captain Parry records an instance of a yonng lad eating an enormous quantity, topped off with a glass of grog and three wine-glasses of raw Bpirits. The colder the climate the greater amount of animal food is required. Men wonld soon faint by the way if they en deavored to 8astain life on berries and beans in the north. Primal man in his arcadian life was not innred to such hard ships." " What do you propose to do?" " Make the philosophy of eating a study, not only in regard to the class of food, bnt in its suitability to the season. In som mer and spring in the northwest overfeed ing with carbonaceous food, snch as is taken in large quantities in winter, excites the system and renders it susceptible to disease. " Could you give a few suggestions for the benefit of the public in regard to diet ing ?" " With pleasnre. Food, for instance, containing the largest amount of phos phates, is best adapted for the making of brains and bones, and to those who wish to bnild up their mentality and frame work, I would prescribe the following bill of fare, as every healthy man weighing 154 pounds shonld have in his system at least one pound and twelve onnees of phos phates : Breakfast—Oatmeal porridge which con tains 3 per cent, of phosphates. It is a favorite diet ol the Scotch, a bony and brainy people. Fresh herrings, 5 per cent.; ham and eggs, 4.4 per cent ; southern corn bread, 4.1. This bread is very nutritions, and daring the war was a boon to the Southern soldier. Dinner—Chicken sonp with barley, 3 5 fish, salmoD, 7; this fish contains the larg est percentage amoDg the finny tribe; game, pigeon or venison, 5; meat, lamb, 6 2 vegetables, beans, 3.5; sweet potatoes, 2.9 artichokes, 18; cauliflowers, 1.0; Desert—Custard padding, 2.4; figs. 3.4 pranes, 4.5; cheese, 7.4, chocolate, 1.8. Supper—Never go to bed hungry. In cold weather take a Welsh rarebit. It contains 7.4 per cent, of phosphates. "An adherence to the bill of fare wonld keep the system well supplied with phos phates. It should be the daily diet for aggressive editors, as it develops the brain power, and by developing the bones en ables them to have the conrage of their convictions." "But they also want mnscle, doctor, and this is also the opening of the season for base ball and other athletic sports ?" "Well for a man who weighs 154 pounds and who wishes to be in good mnscnlar condition there shonld be in his system abont three ponnds eight onnees of nitrates and this bill of fare contains articles hav ing the largest amount of nitrates." Breakfast—Southern corn mnsh, 39.6 fresh salmon, 20 ; mutton chop, 56. Lnnch—Ham sandwich, 35. Dinner—Soap, mutton broth, 56; fish salmon, 20; game, venison, 29; meat, mnt too, 56; vegetables, parsnips, 10; turnips, 12; potatoes, 5 6; vermicelli, the favorite dish of the Italians, coutains 47 5. Dessert—Hominy, £9; frnit contains very little nitrates, and cheese abont 20 per cent. For supper take broiled bones, which contain 56 per cent. "Have you any further recommend a tions, doctor ?" "No, only that meals shonld be taken at regular hours, giving sufficient time for the digestive organs to accomplish their work. Shakespeare says that 'unqniet meals make ill digestion,' and those who wish to improve their bones, brains, and muscles, should not excite themselves at meals by angry discussion. Rather let the conversation be as merry and light as the rattle of the knives and forks. I recom mend the tired and jaded professional man to take a generous diet, and when serenely fall he can say: 'Fate can not harm me, have dined to-day.' " DICKENS' HOME. The Novelist's Favorite Residence at Gad's Hill to Be Sold. The nnmerons admirers of Charles Dickens will be interested to know that the novelist's favorite Kentish home at Gad's hill (the house in which he died) is again offered fur tale, says the Pall Mall Gazette , the present owner and occupant. Major Austen F. Bodden, being deeirous of disposing ot this now famous resi dence. Besides the substantially bnilt honse containing abont fourteen rooms and the nsnal offices, the Gad's hill property of eleven acres includes a gardener's cottage, greenhouses, stables, coach-houses, farmyard, kitchen garden, rosary, lawn tennis ground, etc. The bouse and grounds were subjected to considerable improvement daring the novelist's resi dence there, snch as the construction of a large conservatory adjoining the dining room, and a tunnel under the public high way connecting the front lawn with a charming retreat called "The Wilderness," with its two magnificent cedars. Here stood the pretty Swiss chalet presented to Dickens by his friend Fechter, bnt which now finds a resting place in Cobham Park, dose by. In the chalet the famons writer was wont to work, free from inter ruption, daring the summer months, and here he penned the last lines he ever wrote. Major Bodden deserves the highest praise for his sympathetic treatment of this his toric demesne, and it is devontly to be wished that his successor will entertain a similar respect for the memory of Charles Dickens. ~ ELLIS HENhY ROBERTS. Assistant Treasurer of the United States. The office given to Ellis H. Roberts is one of great importance and responsibility. He is in charge of the Sub-Treasnry in the greatest commercial city of the New World. Mr. Roberts was born in Utica, New York, September 30, 1827, and is a printer by trade. He was graduated at Yale in 1850. After a brief career as a teacher in Utica he took charge of the Herald of chat city, of which he is now editor and proprietor. He has been a delegate to the Republican na t onal convention several Dines, beginning with that of 1864 In 1867 he served as a member of the State Assembly, and in 1870 he was elected to Congress, where he re mained during two terms. He was a can didate for Congress again in 1876, bnt was defeated. Mr. Roberts is an earnest pro tectionist and has lectured and published a book to defend the system. He has written ably on his travels, and is an ac complished aud interesting man. In his office he has charge of the largest part of the fonds collected and disbursed by the government at Washington. A Backnumber Statesman. [New "York Star.| A large man, some sixty years of age, I shonld say, walked slowly np broadway yesterday afternoon. He is what you wonld call a backnumber, for he was a leader in Republican politics in the days just preceediDg the war. Who has not read or heard of "Impeachment Ashley," the Wild Rover of the Maumee, who pre sented in the House of Representatives the impeachment resolntions against Andrew Johnson and led the fiery, untamed partisan spirits against the then President of the United States. He cut a great figure in those days, but was chiefly noted for his fine figure, his long, cnrly black hair, his resonant voice and obtrusive manner. He passed ont of Con gress before the animosities of the war were settled, and received no great credit from his party lor his fight against Johneon. Daring the Haves administration he was made Governor of Dakota, while the brainy Frank Hard, from Teledo, represented his old constituency on the floor of Congress. Mr. Ashley has changed wonderfully since those days He has grown fat and flabby, but he still carries the same merry face, which looks like a full moon in repose, but the long black, curly hair has grown gray, and age is leaving its mark upon him. "No, I am not in politics any more," said the veteran. "It's a tnrbu'ent sort of a life at the best. I snjoyed the hurly-burly of Congress when I was there during the days in which there were great questions up for discussion, and great men to debate them. Bnt in this negative era Congressmen mast have little to do and become lonesome. I am devoting my time to some railroad en terprises in which I have an interest, aDd spend mest of it in New York, the financial center of the country. I am contented with the change from a politician to a busi ness life, and 1 Jshall probably not dabble in public life any more." Burton's Little Game. [From the Brooklyn Eagle.) Osgood Mason says that one night at Burton's Chambers-street theater there was on the bill an afterpiece entitled "A House for Sale," io which it was announced that Mr. Burton would take the principal role. There was au unusu ally long wait before the curtain went np for the afterpiece and some of the andience became impatient ; one man especially, in one of the front rows of the pit, near the orchestra, evidently a countryman, became particularly emphatic and noisy in his demonstrations of disapproval. Some conservative near by mildly suggested that he should keep quiet and save his boots. This, however, only in creased the countryman's wrath, and clamor. Then commenced opposing cries of "Shut him up!" "Pat him out!" and on the other band, "Let him alone!" "He's right!" "It's an outrage!" The whole bouse began to get interested and to take sides, some shouting "police!" "Take him and out!" and others, "He's right!" "Let him alone." In the meantime a policeman walked rapidly down the aisle, and after an exciting tussle the countryman was ar rested and led out amid excited and mingled cheers of "Shame! "8hame!" A moment later the curtain was rung up, and on the stage stood the policeman, still holding the countryman by the collar. They bowed to the audience, and the conn try man, now evidently Barton, remarked that the bouse was Bold. How They Work. Fiom the New York Herald. Stevenson gets the best results in the form of dreams from Welch rabbit, taken with a deviled hone aud dog's nose. Blackmore eats nothing after 6, and hence comes tue calm charm of his novels. Howells prefers skim milk, mixed with cistern water and taken jnst before retir ing after twelve honra' fast. James fonnd the dreams reenlting from Mr. Howell's diet to be too exciting for nse in his novels. He now gets the bee results when a dnde talks him to sleep. Black drinks sea water copiously at all hours of the night. Basant keepe Limbnrger c.ieese by his bedside when wishing to w rite Lonodon slam stories. An indignant parent rebuking a refrac tory son, exclaimed: "Remember who yon are talking to, sir! I'm your father!" To which the yonth rejoined.* "Oh, come now! ~ hope yon aint't going to blame me for that. AF TER CHIEF JOSEPH. The Nez Perces Outbreak of 1887 and How it Hesulted. ^Sherman's "March to the Sea" was the dramatic and pictnresqne episode of our great war. The admirably organized and disciplined army, complete in its comis sariat and transportation, and unencum bered with "deadwood" of any kind, ent loose from Atlanta and tramped through the heart of the confederacy to Savannah, meeting hardly any opposition that its ad vance guard could not easily brush away. In proportion to numbers engaged and ob stacles to be snrmonnted, an Indian Chief, Joseph by name, simply triple-disconnted this brilliant exploit of our brave and bril liant general, and, despite pursuing forces, despite incessant effort to head him off, de spite five times his numbers in fighting foemen, despite the fact that he was bur dened with all the women and children of bis tribe, this cool-headed, yet daring In dian general, a THIS MODERN MOSES led his people through the wilderness from the eastern border of Washington Territory throngh the prairies of Idaho, up the valley of the Salmon river, across the Bitter Root mountains, throngh Mon tana to the Yellowstone p' rk, down Clark's Fork, across the Yellowstone, then straight way northward for the British Possessions, and not nntil within a day's march of the Big Missouri—not until two days more would have landed him safely across the line, was he finally hemmed in and cap tured, by which time just about half the cavalry and one-fonrth of the infantry oi the United States army were in the field engaged in the chase. Sherman's storied march to the sea was completed in 250 miles with little to hinder. Chief Joseph's BUSH ACROSS THE CONTINENT carried him some 750 miles by the way he had to go, and it was fight or dodge every inch of the route. Behind him, close at his heels, was Sherman's wing commander, Howard, with a strong array of cavalry and infantry—stronger far than Joseph's fighting force. Every now and then they overhauled and made the Indian tnrn and fight—every time with disastrous results. Lieutenant Theller, Twenty-first Infantry, was killed in consequence at White Bird creek on the 17th of Jane. Lieutenant Rains, First Cavalry, was killed in another tussle, July 3, at Craig's mountain, Idaho. General John Gibbon packed what men he had in wagons and made a dash from Fort Shaw to head them off at Big Hole pass as they crossed the Bitter Root range. He hardly had 150 effective soldiers when, like the born fighter that he is, he flew at the throat of his foe at dawn on the 9 th of Angnst. He had not half that number at noon when forced to drop his hold and let the fierce Nez Perce go. Capt. Logan and Lients. Bradly and English, 7th infantry, with over a score of soldiers killed. Gibbon himself, his adjutant, Woodruff (C. A.), other officers, and two score men were wonnded. Chief Joseph went on his way and Howard came up—just too late. Stnrgis, with the Seventh cavalry, threw himself acioss his path at Clark's fork, ahd Joseph tricked him into a wild goose chase down around Cedar monntain, leaving the way clear. After a long stern chase, with worn out horses, the Seventh cavalry flew at his heels again just after he had crossed the Yellowstone, but it was an unavailing fight. AT LAST, on the 30th of September, three months from the time of his start, the worn and weary chieftain was halted at Battle Eagle creek, among the Bear Paw mountains. Snake creek is the name oi the main stream. Gen. Miles, with his hard-fighting regiment, the Fifth Infantry, mounted on Indian ponies, and with detachments of the Second and Seventh cavalry, had made one of his quick dashes—250 miles 'cross country—and barred the way. Even when they rode into the charge Captain Owen Hale and Lient. J. William Biddle, of the Seventieth cavalry, met their soldier deaths. Bnt Joseph conld go no farther. He and the little remnant of his band sur rendered, and the Nez Perce war of 77 was at an end. Over three months had he withstood the power of the government. Over 700 miles had he fought his way to freedom, as it looked to him, and his ex ploit stands to my thinking, without a parallel to modern warfare. Charles Kino. •She Hated Monotony. [Merchant Traveler.) "Maud," he said, with a quivering qua ver in the vowel sounds. "Mand, three weeks ago to-night I asked you to marry me." "Yon did." "And yon said 'no.' " "That was my answer." "Two weeks ago to night I asked yon the same qnestion." "I remember." "And yon made the same reply." 'I did." "A week ago I asked yon to be my wife, and yon said 'no' again." "Yes." "Yon have had another week to think the matter over, and I called to see whether yon bad arrived at any other conclusion." She reflected a moment and then said, gently: "Harry, I recognize the fact that each time I have answered yon in precisely the same way. There has been nothing in my replies so far to relieve the similarity." Then, after another panie, she said still more softly : " Harry, I should hate very much to be considered monotonous." And Harry didn't wait for any farther answer. Warmed 'Em Up. This story is told as a solemn feet "Ladies and gentlemen," said the manager of a "Hub" theatre, coming in front of tha certain at the end of the fonrth act, "we have inst discovered the canee of the stifling temperature from which yon have all doubtless been suffering. The house has been on fire for nearly half an hoar. In assuring yon of my regret at the occur rence and the unavoidable necessity of bringing the performance to a close, yon will permit me to express my heartfelt joy that we have succeeded at last in thoroughly warming np a Boston audience."