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Mlr. O'Connor Power Writes Entertmaiily
of i!ns l'er(nal nImpressios of the States
manlike (,ualitles of This Son of the
The retirement of the British minister at
Washington receives added interest from the
rumor that he may possibly be succeeded by
the eminent Canadian statesman, Sir Charles
Tupjer. and the remarks which it has elici
ted from: the Canadian premier, Sir John
Macdonald, and other members of the Canas
dian cabinet indicate that Sir Charles' old
colleagues would be very glad tohear that it
was true. As far as personal character and
capacity go no better appointment could be
made. Sir Charles Tupper enjoys many dis
tinctions but every one of them has been
won by force of intellect and force of char
acter, and those which are of a public nature
are the just rewards of his labors and
achievements during a long life which has
been devoted to the service of his country.
The family to which he belongs was originally
of Hesse Cassel; it went thence to Guernsey,
and from Guernsey to Virginia, and subse
quently, at the termination of the American
revolution, removed to Nova Scotia with
other loyalists.
Sir Charles is now in his 68th year. He is
a member of the Canadian parliament and
also high commissioner for Canada in Lon
don, and it will be remembered that the
queen made him a baronet a short time ago
in acknowledgement of his services in nego
tiating the fisheries treaty between the
United States and Canada. He formerly be
longed to the medical profession, having
taken his 1. D. in Edinburgh in 1843, and
was for many years president of the Cana
dian Medical association. Polities, however,
had always the strongest attraction for him,
and his life work thus far has been done in
the political and parliamentary arena. Al
though Sir John Macdonald is without a
rival among Canadian politicians in the art
of governing men, and in those rare and
somewhat indefinable qualities which consti
tute a skillful and successful party leader,
Sir Charles Tupper excels him in administra
tive and legislative ability. He is, besides,
one of the most powerful of parliamentary
orators, and a man whose general culture
and genial, affable manners fit him for the
highest and most delicate duties of state
craft. His eldest son, who will inherit the
'baronetcy-a distinction very rarely con
ferred on a Canadian-is a lawyer, practic
ing his profession at Winnipeg, and his sec
ond son is a member of the Canadian cab
inet and shinister of marine and fisheries.
I first met Sir Charles Tupper some years
ago at the country house of Mrs. Ingram,
the proprietress of The Illustrated London
News. The house
is at Walton-on
Thames, within
easy reach of Lon
don by water or by
rail Sir Charles -"
and Lady Tupp.r
and myself were
among a number of
friends whom the
kindly hostess had
invited for one o,
those popular \
Saturday to MIon
day visits which st ca as TUPPeX.
enable busy Lon
doners to enjoy a little country life in the
interval which separates the end of one
week's work from the beginning of that of
the following week. I had a good deal of
conversation with the high commissioner
during these two days, and I was particu
larly struck with the extent and variety of
his information on all public questions,
whether of a colonial or imperial character.
He was very unassuming in his method of
imparting his own views, and I noticed
with what tranquil silence this master
of fluent and eloquent English could listen
deferentially to the wagging of other tongues.
About this time I heard him make a speech
at a colonial breakfast, given at the West
minster Palace hotel, which is within a few
hundred steps of the houses of parliament,
and consequently a favorite resort for those
whose gatherings are intended to impress
public opinion or exert influence on the legis
lature. His manner was earnest and deliber
ate and even grave, and I thought I could
detect, in the tones of his voice and the ex
pression of his face, the traces of many a fierce
party contestdin which he had borne a part,
and in which perchance even victory could
not compensate for the stress and strain
which it had cost. I had the pleas
ure of renewing my acquaintance with
Bir'Charles at Ottawa last summer. It was
towards the close of the parliamentary ses
sion, when, as usually happens, the govern
ment want to hurry through a number of
bills of minor importance, about which there
is no controversy. An obstructive opposition
can give infinite annoyance to the ministry
of the day and delay public business indefi
nitely at this period of the season, by inter
posing technical objections, which are raised
fast enough if the minister in charge of the
bills is wanting in tact or in courtesy towards
his opponents. Sir Charles Topper showed
all the art of the trained parliamentarian, in
getting his bills passed. He encountered each
objection with a mild protest or a few words
of expostulation, founded on a reference to
the lateness of the session, and the inconven
ience caused to honorable members on both
sides of the house. Sometimes this had the
desired effect, but when his persuasion failed
he did not rail at thethe other side. He merely
changed the form in which he approached
them. He rose and said, "I admit, Mr.
Speaker, that honorable gentlemen opposite
are within their right; I admit, sir, we
are in the hands of the opposition."
After this little speech the opposition,
knowing that they will be in office them
selves some day, cheerfully give way, and
fresh additions are made to the Canadian
statute book- Sir Charles held the office of
high commissioner in London when the last
general parliamentary election took placein
1887, but his aid was indispensable in the
contest which raged all over the dominion at
that time, and he came over and helped Sir
John Macdonald to win another big parlia
mentary majority. u e was then appoited
finance minister, still holding his London'ap
pointment, and he continued to look after
tme fiscal affairs of the dominion while taking
an active part in the fishery negotiations in
conjunction with Mr. Chamberlain, Lord
Sackville and Sir John Thompson, the Cana
dian minister of justice. At the close of the
session ho resigned his poet of minister of
fimnace and returned to London.
At his house n the Cromwelroad, thcre,
he dispenses a quiet, unostenltaioud hospi
tality, and he is to be met with in all those
social circles of the British metropolis which
aro the offspring of the union of society and
politics. I had the honor of being a guest at
one of his parliamentar, dinners in the house
of conmnons at Ottswa last summer. It a
a party composed chiey of his political
friends, sprinkled with some of his most
energetic oppouent. ee proved to he a
capital hos:, and under his pleasin atten
tions and the stimulus of his good humor, the
leislators ate and drank and talked ith a
merry activity until the expiration of the
two hIours during which the house stood ad
journed. There was then a stampede for the
chamber, and though I had visited Ottawa
twice before and spent much time in the
houses of parliament, I had now to witness
for the first time a custom which I had never
before heard of or imagined, in connectio
with any legislative assembly. While te
house is mustering for a division, or the
commencement of a sitting, the.spe,.kr, by
an audacious fiction, is supped to be absent,
though he is there I bodiy prea ne before
the eyes of all; ad at th stage of
public business shou aris ron all
prtt of the house for "the song, the
parts of be responds quickly to the
*g~a Qf hi ess~adi em
the whole of them in ahimering choreas
the evident delight, if not t the edification,
of the strangers in the galla.y One of the
sights of the imperial parliament is to see a
division taken, but at Ottawa you are in
vited to hear one as well, and such was my
experience when the veterap~premier of the
Dominion, next to whom I iat, at Sir Charles
Tupper's dinner, urged me to hasten my steps
from the dining room lest I should miss this
unique exhibition of legislative harmony.
Sir Charles Tapper has had a brilliant po
litical career,,and his success as a legislator
is attested by the many important acts which
he introduced and carried through the legis
lature of Nova Scotia t an early period of
his public life, and still more by those with
which his name is associated in the federal
parliament at Ottawar "He inaugurated the
movement -.. ethat., IQn of the maritinre
provinces in 1804, and wa j BIf aini
securing the union of Nova Scotia and New
Brunswick with Canada in 1866. In the fed
eral parliament he carried the act prohibit
ing the sale or manufacture of intoxicating
liquors int he Northwest Territory of Canada;
the consolidated railway act of 1879; the act
granting a charter to the Canadian Pacific
Railway company in 1881, and in the last
se-ion of parliament he carried the act by
which the monopoly previously granted to
the Canadian Pacific railway was abolished.
The appointment of a Canadian as British
minister at Washington would emphasize the
importance to be attached to the controversy
still pending between the United States and
the Dominion, and might have the best re
sults in promoting a better understanding
between the two peoples. Such an appoint
ment would be a hands:mo acknowledgement
by ,Great Britain of the loyalty of her
leading colony and could not fail to be
gratifying to Canadians of all parties.
But will Great Britain depart so far
from the beaten path of precedent in order
to consult Canadian pride or to promote
Canadian interests? It is very doubtful
Lord Salisbury will not be wanting in ad
visers who will tell him that .such a step
would be altogether irregular and even im
proper, and some needy aristocrat ignorant
of the ways of the Americans and Canadians
may be preferred to a man thoroughly versed
in public affairs and possessed of that practi
cal good sense and sound experience which
are the first requisites for success in dealing
with the people of this continent. Howsoever
statesmen may differ or partisans quarrel,I be
lieve the American and Canadian peoples are
drawing closer to each other every day, and
that there will be a union of hearts if not of
territories. Their interests are intermingled
and destined to be, at no distant day, in
separable, and the bond of a common lan
guage and a common literature will survive
when political divisions have been obliterated
and political unions have lost their signi
ficance. The fitness of Sir Charles Tapper to
take a leading part in promoting the friendly
relations of the two countries is shown by
the admirable manner in which he avoided a
trap similar in every respect to that into
which Lord Sackville fell. He, too, was in
vited to express an opinion on the presidential
election, but he quickly informed his cor
respondent that in his position it would be
entirely too delicate a matter for him to in
terfere in the politics of this great nation.
O'Coxcon Powna.
He Has Recently Celebrated the Twenty
fifth Anniversary of His Reign.
King George of Grebce has announceutiii
intention to abdicate as soon as his son reaches
the age of twenty-one; and the Greeks ap
pear so willing to let him go that they are
making the closing months of his reign un
usually splendid. There are good reasons for
all this. King George himself is a Dane, but
his wife, Queen Olga, is a Russian and a
niece of the czar and very much beloved, not
only because there is an affinity between
Greek and Russian, which is lacking as to
the Dane, but because she is a woman of rare
ability, piety and charity. Add that her son,
the Prince of Sparta, is a born Greek, and it
is plain why the Hellenes should wish him to
succeed his Danish
father as soon as pos
sible. And as they
do not feel free to
hurry up the old man's
death, they are quito
willing to see him ab
dicate. A few days
ago the people and
- V
court celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary
of King George's accession. All classes joined
heartily, and the wealthy Greeks of the
neighboring countries contributed liberally.
In the morning the king and crown prince
rode in state to the cathedral where the To
Deum (that is, the hymn in the Greek church
which corresponds to the Catholic Te Deum)
was performed in the presence of the royal
family and many guests. At the palace the
king spoke from the balcony to an immense
crowd in the street, thanking the people for
their loyalty. The day closed with a grand
reception in the throne room of the palace of
all the foreign representatives and dis
tinguished guests. Among the rest Mr.
Fearn, United States minister, presented a
congratulatory telegram from President
The Palace of Athens, the royal residence,
is among the most striking buildings in the
renewed and half modernized capital It is
a magnificent three story dwelling of white
stone, near Mount Lycabettus, and its archi
tecture and general style are those of a
pleasing compromise between the modernand
the classical or antique. One of the interest
ing facts.about the Greece of today is that
while the kingdom itself contains less than
three million people, of whom nearly half
are non-Hellenic, the neighboring countries
contain about six million pure Greeks, and
they all look to Greece as the land of their
patriotic pride. Thus Greeks (or, more
properly, Hellenes) who have lived in
Smyrna, AIdkandria, Constantinople and
other ports for several generations, still look
on Hellas as the "the home of the soul," the
fatherland. So it was,. their oldest histori
ans tell us, 2,500 years ago, when the Greeks
of Gaul and Libya, Egypt and Asia Minor,
and the ports of the Black sea, spoke of
themselves collectively as "sporadic Hellas,
and were proud of their privilege to contend
n the Olympic games. Among these Greeks
of neighboring coultries are very many
wealthy merchants, who contribute liberally
to the institutions of Greece, and the result Is
that Athens is now morefully furnished with
schools and libraries than any other eastern
city of its size
On the Installmen t Plais
There is ue grand scheme that has caused
me frequently to wonder why It ha not
been brought into general applicatin in
view of the ingenuity and genius thatis ly
ing around loose; and that is the getting of a
wife on the installmset plan; that is, I don't
ma-. the wife butthedowry. There area
l.hneb of say $W00 o $1,000 per yer.
lOandae fowml ry payvnan t at the st-ated
a tft h e a t e d ea t o t en y e a r s . A f a i l u r e
to ipafy ul sli the husband to fosr
to any .. moy would be safe at any rat
or3a ~ ef- H ebrew.
They. ave m .een Dte td, It s. .
Clearged, with Ceaveyiag Arms sai,
isn: to ,the twagents, and the
E*earsaas foes to s k After T hem.
When President Grant attempted to annes
the San Domingoend of the Island of Hati,.
and was vigorbosly opposed by Senators
Schurs, Sumner .end others, the American
people-were suddenly: awakend to the fact
that they hasat thir * and weaint.
ingto be taken; osie of mthekkbst and most
lterally urfeitei with infriationabout it;
for annexation was made an "administration
measure," and fought over in the senate dur
ng all of 1870, and early in 1871 a commu
sion sent to the Island by vote of congress
was accompanied by a corps'of keen eyed
correspondents All agreed that the prov
inee was literally full of undeveloped wealth,
but it was assumed that, "We really do not
•want the country if we have to take the
people with it."
The excitement ceased as suddenly as it
rose,'and for seventeen years Americans ig
nored Hayti; then it was announced that
they had had another revolution there and
the two districts of the island were united
under one government, and now it appears
that there is an insurrection, that the
Haytian rulers have seized some American
ships on the ground that they took arms to
the "rebels," and that Secretary Bayard has
sent thither a naval cruiser, the famous
Kearsarge that destroyed the Alabama. So
interest is revived in the black-and-tan
Hayti is historically the most interesting
of islands, for on the first islet off its coast
was land in the New World sighted by Co
.lumbus. He landed there in December, 1492,
and named it Hispaniola, meaning "Little
Spain." The simple and unwarlike natives
died off rapidly under Spanish rule, and were
replaced by negroes to such an extent that
the latter grew too strong to be kept down.
In 1682-1697 the French obtained possession
of the west half of the island, and developed
it so rapidly that it long furnished all the
cotton and sugar consumed by France, and a
surplus was sold to the rest of Europe. The
division between French and Spanish sections
continued till this year, the former known as
San (more correctly Santo Domingo), and
the latter as Hayti. The French revolution
resulted in-the emancipation of the negroes;
Bonaparte in 1801 attempted to restore
slavery, and then rose the great Toussaint
L'Ouverture, who maintained independence
till he was betrayed and taken to France,
where he died. The wars that followed were
long and terrible, but in the end -both sections
of the island became independent.
;There this fnceb ---on i se aetagr; a
revolution once in seven years, and two or
three short wars between the two govern
ments. The island is 405 miles long, its area
28,000 square miles and its total population
750,000, of whom nearly 200,000 are whites or
nominally so, the rest of all shades from pure
black down through griffe, metif, mulatto,
quadroon and octoroon to melanoid and leuco
melanoid, the last two known to have African
blood only by their family record, as none
but an expert could trace the trituration.
No other tropical island can compare with
Hayti for general healthfulness; the average
of life is equal to that of the United States.
Only once in ten years the mercury rose above
95 degs. on the central lands, but it has gone
to 104 degs. at Port an Prince. The soil is of
inexhaustible fertility, the forests abound in
the most valuable hard woods, the mountains
are rich in minerals of all kinds, and the gold
mines were once so productive that from a
single district the viceroy of the Spanish
province sent home the annual tax of $500,
000, and enough was retained to defray all
local expenses. There is no deep mining
now, and only a little washing of gold sands
by the poorest class of people. The island is
easily capable of supporting ten times its
present population, and in great comfort,
but there must be a more efficient govern
The late difficulty appears to have grown
out of the fact that the Haytian authorities
declared a blockade of the ports held by the
insurgents without giving other governments
the notice required by international law.
The British schooner Alta sailed from New
York Oct. 19 with a cargo largely composed
of arms and other munitions of war, which
were supposed by the firm that furnished
them to be designed for Venezuela. She was
found cruising in Haytian waters, and was
seized by the Haytian man-of-war Toussaint
L'Ouverture. When the Haytians found that
she had on board 1O6 boxes of rifles and a
corresponding amount of fixed ammunition
they at once began a vigorous hunt among
other vessels from the United States and
seized the Haytian Republic, a steamer
owned in Boston. The offense charged
against this vessel was that of carrying some
armed insurgents from one port to another.
Ocher American vessels were put under an
annoying surveillance, and the relations be
tween the two republics became, as diplomat
ists would say, "strained." Hence the dis
patch of the Kearsarge, ordered by Secretary
Bayard. -
The American steam sloop Kearsarge is
the same that, under command of Capt. A.
Winslow, won such renown by sinking the
famed privateer Alabama, Capt. Raphael
Semmes, near Cherbourg, France, on Sun
day, Juno 19, 1864. Even for that time the
Kearsarge was not a war vessel of the first
class, and Capt. Winslow had armor plated
her middle section by the naval device of
wrapping them with cable chains, which
were planked over. Capt. Semmes after
wards complained bitterly of this "deceit,"
as it practically drew him into a fight with
an armored vessel, his own having bare
wooden sides. But it is not for a civilian
writer twenty-four years afterwards to de
cide how far strategem and deceit may hon
orably go in war. The public applauds th2
man who succeeds
Quick work.
Philadelphia Guest (at a "reasonable
rates" seaside boarding house)-Humphi
Here is an elaborate bill of fare, but you say
everything I ask for is out. I came into the
dining room within ive minutes after the
bell stopped ringing.
Waiter-Yes, sah; but some of the guests
got in befoh the bellstopped ringing.--Phils
delphla Recorl
The lawyer's Mild et~et.
There were two opposing barristers.The
lawyer for the defense was so severe upon
the prosecutor that the latter rose and asked:
"Does the learned cmassel think me a ooll
The retort was promptL h My friend wished
to know if I consider him tool, and n r
ply to his question I can only my that 1 am
not prepa.etodeny ithIhamR'' Journmal
L Thiebila, Whose Signature
Was 'Rigolo."
L. Thieblin, who died in New
the other day, was a man with an
history; He was a soldier, author,
ndent and editor, and he passed
Sin many lands.
born in 1834. His family was
, and one of the oldest royalist fami
I Lorraine. His family was driven from
during the first revolution, and set
at Bologna, Italy. When he was a
boy father was appointed court architect
S tersburg. Young Thieblin was sent
to a i aplitary school, and finally en
Russan army as sub-lieutenant of
. He had just completed his edne
distinguished him
self. Before Sebas
topol, when only
20 years old,he
commanded forty
cannon, and at the
fall of the city was
decorated and
transferred to the
Imperial guards.
He withdrew from
the service in 1857, RAPOLaON L. THIELIN.
and set about the study of philosophy and
literature. He eventually went to England,
and found a warm friend in thegreat Thack
eray. He was also intimate with Herbert
Spencer, and many other of the famous liter
ary men of the day. He was given charge
of the foreign department of The Pall
Mall Gazette, on which journal he
did some admirable work, especially during
the Franco-Prussian war, when he wrote
some strong and picturesque letters from the
seat of war. These letters stamped him as
an acute observer, a bold forager for news,
and a clear historian. After the war and
downfall of the commune, Mr. Thieblin in
creased his reputation by contributing to The
Pall Mall Gazette a series of letters over the
signature "Azamet Batuk," which were af
terward published by the editors of Punch
under the title of "A Little Book About
Great Britain." He also contributed to sev
eral magazines. He translated and edited in
the Russian language all the works of
:Macaulay, Buckle, Darwin, Huxley, Guizot,
and several of the works of the German
philosophers. He visited Spain and wrote
two volumes about Spain and the Spaniards,
which were published both in England and
the United States. He became the Paris cor
respondent of The New York Herald, and
was subsequently the Madrid correspondent
of the same journal. He was afterwards
sent to join the army of Don Carlos, the
Spanish pretender, as war correspondent.
At the close of the war Mr. Thieblin deter
mined to make a tour of the world, depend
ing upon correspondence with English news
papers for the means with which to travel.
When he arrived at New York he found his
calculations at fault, and accepted a position
on The New York Sun. This was in April,
1874. He made his first mark in a series of
articles called "The Stranger's Note Book,"
in which he discussed American men, man
ners, customs, and resorts, from the foreign
er's standpoint, and in the caustic picturesque
style that was peculiarly his. In 1878 he
began his famous financial and business series
under the name of "Rigolo," which he kept
up until a year and a half ago.
He Is in Trouble, and All About an
American Friend.
The old king of Wurtemburg is in trouble.
A certain American named Jackson has for
a number of years been the companion of
the monarch, and Jackson was afterwards
joined by his friends, the Rev. Charles B.
Woodcock and Donald Hindry, both Ameri
cans, the former of whom is said to have
formerly been assistant rector of a church in
New York. The king presented the three
with a handsome house in Stuttgart, where
they live, and the king spends nearly all his
time with them.
The monarch is very old and infirm, and it
is supposed by his subjects that his mind is
giving way. There is great jealously of
Jackson and his associates, who claim to be
spiritualistic mediums, and the ministry
have resigned because Jackson was not
dismissed from his position as counselor.
The newspapers of
Wurtemburg have
respectfully k ept
silence, but apaper
in the neighboring
kingdom of Bava
ria, The Munich
Neueste Nachrich
ten, has printed an ,
account of the mat
ter. For this the
council of ministers
at Wurtemburg
have ordered pro
ceedings against
the Munich jour-I WRTBURG.
nal. The two king
doms are distinct, but under the constitution
of the German empire such proceedings may
be instituted.
It is claimed that the king, by his munifi
cence to his three friends, is impoverishing.
himself, that he is obliged to curtail his ex
penses whenhe goes to Nice, which he does
every winter for his health, and that he has
also been compelled to sell some of the horses
from the royal stable.
The monarch being very old and infirm,
and his nephew the heir apparent to the
crown being of unsound mind, the people are
alarmed for the succession. In case the king
ana his nephew are both incapacitated, the
crown goes to another branch of the royal
family who are Roman Catholics, while the
bulk of the inhabitants of the kingdom are
Shakespeare's Statue in Paris.
If the European traveler and lover of
Shakespeare, when he stays over in Paris for
the conventional sight seeing, will take a
walk down the
Boulevard Hauss
man to where it is
intersected by the
Avenue de Messine,
his eyes will now be
greeted by a statue
of the immortal
bard. This statue -
of Shakespeare,
which has been but
recently erected,
was presented to
the city of Paris
by M r. William
Knighton, and is
the work of Paul
Fournier. As is
shown by the cut
of the statue given
herewith Mr. Four- /
nier has repre
sented the poet as
heiscommonly i
known to us. It
is conventional.
Shakespeare holds sHaA SPB I PARIS.
in his right hand
an open book, and stands.spright, with the
mantle draped over his left arm. On the
front of the statue are the words "William
Shakespeare, 1564-161G." The sides are orne
mented by four sickles, and a garland of dif
ferent fruits entertwines a ribbon bearing
the names of Shakespeare's chief plays. At
the unveiling of the statue speeches were
made by Mr. Knighton, Lord Lytton, M.
Jules Claretie and M. Mezieres in the name
of the Academie. M. Mounet-Sully, the ac
tor, recited passages from the poet's works.
Magistrate (to small witnaem)-Do you
know what becomes of people who swear to
what is not truel
Small Witness-Yes, sir; dey skips for
Magltrrats--wer the wla-Teas
Its Abede is a Great Briek Balldlag Which
Is Here Deseribed.
The pension offie at Washington is the
largest brick building in the United States
and one of the big buildings of the world.
It is one of the newest public buildingsof the
national capitol, and is undoubtedly the
ugliest. It looks like a gigantic beer hall,
and seems to have another house buils on top
of it. It is patterned after the style of the
Roman palaces of the middle ages (only it is
a good deal worse), and it has a glass roof
which would cover about two acres. The
building standsin Judiciary square (a beauti
ful park), near the city hall. It has a court
within it, covering nearly an acre of ground,
paved with colored stones, and in the midst
of this court plays a large fountain. It was
i this. court-.hat the Inauguration ball of
largest ball room ever used for a preadential
fete. The floor had a waxed surface 316 feet
long and 116 feet wide.
There are 1,600 clerks employed in the
pension offices, and their offices are in tiers
running about this great court. During
somo of the days of last winter the men kept
their overcoats on, and the women threw
their shawls over their shoulders. Most of
them had severe colds, and the pensionoffice
had more cases of chilblains than any other
dep*tment of the government.
There is a frieze running around the pen
sion building (it must be a fifth of a mile
long), representing the scenes of army and
naval warfare, and its effect is very artistic.
When the building was in course of erection
there was some criticism made that brick is
not a good material for a government build
ing. This is, however, a mistake. There is
no s:ono so durable as brick, and you may
find bricks in the ruins of liome which are as
perfect today as when they were made in the
time of the Cazars. The baths of Diocletian
were made of brick, and their walls still
His Death Recently Occurred in the City
of Chicago.
There is no man whose loss is of more im
portance to any community than that of a
wise and conscientious judge. A common
consensus of opinion makes the bench sacred.
Chicago, in Judge William K. MacAllister,
senior judge of the appellate court, has lost
a man and a jurist of whom she was justly
The name Mac Allister seems to indicate
Scotch or Scotch-Irish stock, and there is
none better for physical and intellectual
vigor, though Judge MacAllister's ancestors
were born as far back as can be traced in
America. Judge MacAllister, himself, was
born in Salem, Washington county, N. Y.,
in 1818. He secured a collegiate education,
studied law and was admitted to the bar
when he was 23 years old. In 1854 he went
to Chicago where he soon made a reputation
as a lawyer. Two
of Chicago's most
prominent lawyers,
Juo. N. Jewett and
I. N. Stiles, became
his partners. In
k 1868 he was elected
to the recorder's
I court judgeship,
S and in 1870 was
made one of the
five circuit judges
of Cook county,
but he had mean
while been elected
to the supreme
court of Illinois,
and held that posi
JUDGE MACALLIT. tion till 1875. In
that year he accepted an election to the cir
cuit court of Cook county, Chicago, and re
signed his office in the supreme court. On
the establishment of the appellate court he
was appointed by the supreme court one of
the new judges.
Judge MacAllister was not only liked and
admired for his talents and his kindly quali
ties, but was pleasing in his personal appear
ance. He was of medium height. His fore
head was large, and bespoke the intellect
within. He did not wear any beard, and this
exposed his brown features, which with his
blue eyes gave a kindliness to his counten
ance. Few men have ever possessed a better
combination of faculties for the bench. He
was fearless, he was sincere; he combined the
better qualities of a practicing attorney.
The criminal classes of Chicago so hated
Judge MacAllister that on one occasion sev
eral men waylaid him to murder him. He
went home by a different route from his usual
one, and so escaped them, but they got into
his house and into the cellar. The judge got
up in the middle of the night, armed himself
with two revolvers, and went in search of his
would be murderers. He found two of them
in the cellar and opened fire.
Judge MacAllister had no dread of death.
He was 70 years old, but vigorous when he
.inister Ared De Clapared.
The new representative of the Swiss gov
ernment at Washington, Capt. Alfred de
Clapared, is a diplomat of long standing,
having been engaged in the service in Berlin
and Vienna for
twenty years. He
is by descent a Hu
guenot, and in ap
tinguihed looking
man of about 45
years, and is emi
nently well fitted
to represent his
government. He is
highly esteemed by
his countrymen,
and is noted for his
which is wid
reaching and efec
tive. Besides hav
ing been engaged in MINUmTZR DE CLAPABED.
a great number of Swiss charities he is presi
ident of the Aid Union of Swiss societies in
Europe. When in Berlin he was honored by
the degree of doctor of laws. He is also cap
tain in the Swiss army. Capt. Clapared is a
married man and the father of five children.
His family, however,will not live in Washing
ton, and his wife will not have an oppor
tunity of entering Washington society dur
ing the coming season.
System of Secret Marks.
A girl who has written a good many maga
ine stories, and has succeeded in getting a
few published, confided to me that she had
been told that the readers of the magazines
had a system of seret marks which they put
on rejected manuscripts so that, although to
an ordinary eye a manuscript appeared per
fectly clean, the initiated could at once tell
whether it had been offered to an editor be
faPa "I copy my whole manuscript every
time I have to send it out," she concluded.
"It is an awful bother; but anyway, I get
ahead of their trichb'-Arlo Bates
A Bather Doubtlt Matter.
A big newsboy at the postofice corner was
eating an apple yesterday, when a little news
boy finally mustered up courage to ask:
"Will you give me the core when you git
down to iti"
"Mebbe I will and mebbe I won't," was the
reply. "Its accordin' to whether it's wormy
or not, and it don't look that way ao.'
Detrolt Free I'z.
Alone All Night to a Gloomy Ward with
a Seore or slore of Sick and Dying
Patients-The Clang of the Ambulance
At the end of three months the novice is
put on night duty in either the medical or
surgical ward, and then it is that all the
heroism and courage of her nature is called
intoaction. One nurse is put in chargeef
two wards, each containing, when full,
twenty patients The lights are turned down
until a dusky silence hovers over the white
eots. In the surgical ward the doctor leaves
--hisodes,att.sa aspleuaetedby the infor
mation that a patient in one ward has just
passed through a severe operation, there is
danger of hemorrhage, and the nurse must
not leave her alone. Perhaps in the other
ward a patient is very low. The doctor says
she must hbe watched constantly, for she is
liable to die at any moment. Then he goes
away, and the young girl Sits about in the
gloom from cot to cot, administering medi
cines and treatment, hurrying from the side
of one sufferer to the other, half fearful to
gaze into the quiet face lest it be already
still in death; afraid th8 dangerously ill pa
tient in one ward will die while she goes to
se the dying sufferer in the other.
Suddenly the dread clang that all nurses
fear with a nameless horror strikes upon her
ear through the dreadful stillness. It draws
nearer and nearer, and stops at the doorway.
Every nurse knows the portent of the ambu
lance belL Every nurse fears the arrival of
some new patient if there.is an empty cot in
her ward, then comes the sound of slow,
measured footsteps drawing nearer and
nearer, and she flies to make ready the empty
eot, only hoping no one will die while she is
engaged with the new comer. The men
:ome in with the stretcher and deposit its
burden on the bed. The nurse washes the
blood from the wounds, if there be any;
letermines the extent of the injury as
much as possible, and, it very serious,
arlls the doctor. If only a cut needing a few
stitches and careful bandaging, the nurse per
forms the operation herself; bathes her pa
tient and makes her comfortable, and then
hurries back, perhaps to witness for the first
time the last struggle of a dying person.
When the last shuddering sigh falls from
:he stiffening lips, the brave girl alone in the
;loomy ward closes the eyes, folds the life
less hands, and taking down the card bear
ing the name of the dead from over the bed,
hurries down through the long dim corridors
to tell the orderly to prepare for the burial.
If the patient be heavy, the nurse calls the
helper, a woman from prison, one of which -
is kept to do the cleaning in each ward, and
together they "do up the corpse," as it is
alled in the hospital If, on the other hand,
the dead woman is slender, the nurse bathes
and shrouds her alone, all of which must be
accomplished within an hourafter her death.
Then the men enter with the box and she is
borne out, the nurse throws the bedding out
an the fire escape and returns to her duties.
Many a girl has met her first experience of
this kind alone in the dim wards of the hos
pital late at night, for deaths are likely to
occur between the hours of 12 and 5 a. ra.,
when vitality is at a low ebb.
A person who has watched at night by the
bedside of one who is very ill can have a
faint notion of the responsibility of a person
in charge of forty patients in various degrees
)f danger. A young woman who had known
nothing of sickness and little of work re
lates one night's experience when an elderly
woman was apparently dying in great dis
tress and required constant attention. In
the cot adjoining lay another patient, who,
though not in imminent danger, was suffer
ing terribly, and who had, as the nurse ex
pressed it, "more things the matter with her
than any one ever had before or since." The
nurse had pulled the screens up around the
lying woman's bed and was administering
such alleviating remedies as lay in her power,
when she suddenly heard a great disturbance
in the adjoining ward, and hastening there
found an immense fat woman, crazy with
fever, promenading up and down the ward,
making havoc with everything movable.
Uoaxing, commanding and assisting her, she
was finally settled in bed again, but as the
nurse bent over her dying patient the same
commotion was heard in the other ward
again, and she went back, and after coaxing
the woman into her cot, she tied her feet to
the iron bars at the foot of the bed. Once
more she hurried to the other ward only to
and one patient writhing in pain, the other
with clenched hands tossing in the death
struggle. As the quivering features calmed
to peacefulness and the groans wero hushed
to silence, she heard the u:oso of groans and
creams in the other ward, and found the
fat woman on the floor, with her feet still
tied to the bed. By the help of all the force
in the ward she was lifted to her place,
strapped down to the bed, and in the gray
light of the daws the dead woman was pre
>ared for her burial, while the livingmoaned
in pa3i.
In another cot a perfect specimen or we.
manhood lay dying. The doctors, with mis
lirected zeal, had prolonged her agony by
the opcration of tracheotomy, and she lay
strucgliag with death in all the freshness and
strength of her early womanhood. There
had been another fire horror, and to save her
children she had dashed backed into the
burning building, inhaling heat and smoke
that had injured her internally past all re
covery. The round curving limbs were like
sculptured marble, majestic in their white
beauty; the sweet, fair face was unscorched
by the flames and unfaded by disease; the
white statuesque arms were tossed above her
head in agony. Just as she gave her last
spasmodic shiver the little babe she had saved
so heroically moaned cut, "Ma-ma-ma-ma,"
the first time it had spoken since it was
brought there, and with a smile the mother
reached out her hands toward the voice, and
was dead. The nurses wept softly as they
bathed the beautiful form, though they are
so accustomed to death it has little terror or
sorrow for them.
One nurse who has been practicing her pro
fession for some time says she doesn't believe
even now that she could go back to the hos
pital and live through those night watches
again, though she loves her work and feels
all its responsibility and sacredness. Many
of the nurses, however, love their hospital
work with a strange fascination, and either
accept situations in other hospitals when they
graduate or obtain some salaried place in their
own. The orderly, systematic routine, the
precise automatic regularity of the hospital
service, the constant attendance of the phy
sicians, the convenience of arrangements,
and the society of the nurses, together with
an infatuation for the excitement of new
cases, and the universal love and gratitude
of the patients, endears hospital life to them.
What the college is to the physician the
training school is to the nurse, and as only
through the ghastly h.rrors of the dissecting
room is an accurate surgical knowledge ob
tained, so is it only through the experiences
of the hospital wards the nurses learn the
strength, courage, skillO self reliance and
patience requisite for the exigencies and
emergencies of their chosen occupations.
New York Sun.
aaking a Quick Trip.
The following conversation took place in
Detroit one day:
"I would rather live in Paris than any
other city in the world."
"Why don't you go to Paris, then?"
"No money. It I had 2 000 I would be in
Paris to-morrow."
How was that for rapid transit?-Detroit
Free Press
Let HIm Come Out.
Exert your talents and distinguish your
self, and don't think of retiring from the
world until the world.will be sorry that you
retire. I hate a fello* whom pride, or cow
ardice, or laziness, drives into a corner, and
who does nothing when he is there but sit
and grow. Let him come out as I do and
bark.-Dr. I. Johnson.
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or whether he has sucribed or not-If responrib'e
(or the pavment.
I. If a person orders him paper discotnun.ed, he
must pay all arrrases, or the publisher will con
time to send itntl payment is made aad collect the
wholemount, whether tbepaper Ie taken from the
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a required toregtar letterson appllcatio.
A Visit to St. Mark's Church-Drifting in
a Gondola Down the Grand Canal-A
Moonlight Scene - Music, Dark Eyed
Maidens and Flowers.
I am soon down stairs for a simple break
fase of coffee, rolls and omelet, and out on
my way to the Piazza. As I pass over the
Ponte della Paglia, the gondoliers are clean
ing their boats and polishing the brass
mountings and iron prows till they glisten in
the sun like refined gold and silver. In the
Plazza all is life, and yet that dreamy sort of
life make Venice so idyllic; the shops are all
open, and the cafes serving to natives and
tourists themorning meal. The windows in
the arcade flash out their brilliant setting of
jewelry, gems, lovely Venetian glass, rare
curios and staffs from the east, like a price
less girdle around this matchless square of
San Marco.
Of course, my first duty and pleasure, asit
is my noonday and closing one, is to enter
St. Mark's church; to wander about within
the aisles and arches; to sit for an hour in
some secluded corner, and contemplate its
marveloudarchitecture of piers, of vaults, of
domes; its almost inconceivable riches of
alabaster, of marbles, of porphyry, bronzes,
gold, silver, statuary and mosaics; to drink
it all in, and fill the soul with calm and satis
fying delight, and to return again and again
and again day by day to the same feast,
more like a dream than a reality.
From the Piazetta at the Mole a geodola
takes me along the grand canal to visit the
manufactories of mosaics, glass, furniture
and delightful Venetian iron work. Noon
time comes all too soon, and so leaving my
gondolier at the Rialto, with the admonition
to be at the Molo at 4 o'clock, I pass down
through the Merceria and make my way on
to the Piana, stopping at one of the little
shops in a side calle to get a horn of corn for
the pigeons; others are before me, for the
bell on the Torre dell' Orologio has struck the
noon hour, and around the square many are
engaged in the same charming occupation. I
stop beside a young country woman within
one of the arches, who has a score of these
beautiful birds on her person, one, two, three,
on top of each other, all pushing, pecking
and cooing for the bright, golden grain which
she holds in her dainty outstretched hands,
and the happy smile on her fair face attests
to the pure enjoyment she is having.
A group of little ones, sitting on the pave
ment, around the base of one of the bronze
pedestals to the flagstaffs, with the birds all
about them, in their laps, on their hands, is
another pretty sight, till some one on the
other side of the piazza coos to the birds.
The pigeons simultaneously, from all direc
tions, rise and go swooping and swirring
down upon it an masse as it falls to the pave
After lunch, or dejeaner, visits to the
duesal palace, the churches and academia fills
up the time till 8 p. m., when I return to Bt.
Mark's to listen to the chanting of the choir.
And what a chorus it is. Never before have
I heard such sacred music; the strong, clear
voices of the young mingle with the deep
tremor of the aged fathers; the grandly
toned organ peals forth its stirring ac
companiment in delightful harmony. I
rest upon the marble seat within the
shadow of the south aisle, and the. music
seems to come from far away; it swells up
among the arches and domes and comes
down in mellowed and subdued reflections,
and dies away in a gentle and lingering echo
which seems to love and caress the very air
it pulsates.
Leaving St. Mark's, I find my gondolier
punctual at the appointed time, and we start
out for our daily drift up the Grand canal as
far as the station and back again, which oc
cupies two hours, or till dinner time. I call
it drifting, for that comes nearest to express
ing the silent, almost motionless gliding of
this most fascinating of conveyances. The
gondolier uses his oar, it is true, but the ac
tion is so graceful, the exertion apparently
so easy, the progress so dreamy and slow
that it seems to be simply drifting, as if car
ried along by some unseen current. Never
before have I known what loafing, par ex
cellence, ideal rest-from all physical and
mental activity-meant; the cushions are
soft as down, my gondolier a most entertain
ing fellow, my cigarette the finest Alexan
dria, the afternoon simply perfect, the Grand
canal a wonderland, all quiet and still, with
not a sound save the distant warning cry of
some gondolier at the entrance of a side
canal; and as I lie back and throw aside my
hat and let the refreshing breeze play
through my hair, I am content.
Dinner being over, I once more direct my
steps to the Piazza. The .mpasareall aglow,
and, if possible, the square is more enchant
ing by night than by day. Standing just to
the right of the archway opening to the
Merceria, one gets the finest view of the
scene. The moon is midway up the eastern
sky, just above St. Mark's, her mellow light
dimming the lamps of the Piazza; the majes
tic Campanile is outlined in sharpsilhouette,
its angel crowned spire seeming to reach up
and lose itself amid the shining stars; it
casts a full dark shadow the full length of
the Piazza in strong contrast to the white
ness of the moon lit pavement.
The shops are all ablaze; diamonds, sap
phires, rubies, emeralds, pearls, corals, gold
and Genoese work flash back the lire from a
thousand lights. The Arcade is full of surg
ing humanity; the tables at the entrances to
the cafes and out on the pavement are sur
rounded by almost every nationality, sipping
coffee and granita. The band stationed in
the center of the square gives to the scene
the added charm of fine musio. Dark eyed
Venetian maidens smile at one through a
maze of soft black lace, mysteriously wound
about their heads, half concealing, half re
vealing their beautiful faces. Flower girls
laden with baskets or trays of exotics find
ready sales, for the custom is universal; and
Rosa, the fairest of them all, so deftly and
coquettishly fixes a boutonniere in your
lapel that one hasn't the heart to refuse the
few sous anyway.
What a scene! One never to he forgotten,
and as I write, the memory of it makes the
time seem a thousand years till I am fortu
nato enough to be once more in Venice.
Well might Jacopo Foseari beg of his im
placablo judges to allow him to return to die
m Venicel-Cor. Boston Transcript.
London's New Lord Mayor.
Alderman James Whitehead, the newly
elected lord mayor of London, is an advanced
Radical in politics. He has accumulated a
large fortune as the proprietor of a famous
fancy goods store in Kensington known as
"Barker's," where, according to popular re
port, it is possible
to purchase every
imaginable article,
from a bunch of
peanuts to a horse
q and buggy.
He is 54 years of
age, and is an ac
tive, energetic
looking man. He
was educated at the
j Appleby Grammar
school. He has
/ twice unsuccess
fully contested a
moreland against the Hon. W. Lowther.
He was elected alderman of Cheap ward in
1882, and served the office of sheriff of
London in 1884-'5.
He is a follower of Gladstone and a be
liever in Irish home rule.
The inauguration of the lord mayor elect
is an event of great state, splendor and gen.
eral flourish of trumpets, and the same cere
monies have been observed for centuries.
It is claimed that a few drops of eaur de
cologne, ether and chloroform, in equal parts,
poured on a handkerchief previously wetted
with cold water, and placed on theseat of a
neuralgic pain, gus Instantaneous relie.
It is also very efcaelora for nervens head-

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