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A o ll ance cotton
VRý Monroe. A large
es be t elegtn b ion sitaonld A
t i awpe ~dore, wewod beliee u.
y, " ''' shwsh. bt-about Monroe'.
of ete 1iout ofthe reent receanpti con
of Gov. MrEnery ~at Baton couge and
te torial comment the datreon by the
New Orlea tates should not Rube sl
terpreted by opr readers as an attempt
oh s 9th. r Te e round
o our part to st In precipitating a
i GbRPJeto irl ampaign which ae or
h be a candids te; nor ne tare ex-ach
Spre'lo. be u taen e an intimationse
trt, o i, paper would inoppose himntal,
the twofold prpose of showing the
high eteem t whlton wia foll be aroused
otaten ll held, (whlich we know will
be eadeth plenasure by Monrolegion ou
NWhorth iLouelas friends whon tahe caule
TLoRnar b), aend toing a crowdedshow wich way
the wind 18 blowing. There are straws
',nin thMr s speech and Jand at
Eoer renton which may our people -
epted as pretty sexcure psion train to gos
out onr the man orningower of North C?
olhe publication by thepublcan who A
not t allatccud t of it the recent reepton
of dev. arsoe at Batontributed, orand
the edrial commentribu thepatreonag by the
New Orleans States should not be inu.
tIrpreted by our readers as organ attemptd a
eon our part to assist on agaprecipitat ting ad
guberplatoriain campaign which may result inor
throW tiD hl organistion of the
should betwo years disthe ants o theas an
endbenent of Jude lcaBrower has boldl
htb be a candidate; nor need this ex
pression be taken as han he Intimation bacd
that, b Ibis paper would oppose him.cas,
b harticle is simply reproduced forTse
to twofold purpose of showing hres
high esteem i which a former fellow-use,
bered ,ith pleasure by his Colemagion o
NortLoiiana friends wht present taeto
the wind is blowing. The Bre are straws
In Mr. Fuqu's speech and Judge Mad
olina, Is a Southernt Republican who isan
not at all satisfied with the way Pres.g
Idet Harrison has distributed, of tr
mIInniatratlon which may resulr in
b ethsmmer
i 8ha
the Bepubcanhs of cVirginia on the ba- she
sla:of the absolute domination of, Ms cot
ibone, affords great encouragement -t lm
the Demoerats, who know that it will
bring to.the suportt of Democratic nom* e
inees an element of the Republican tw
-party .that will not subjugate itself to the
the unforgiviug tyrant Iserriedn has of,
set for them. . l
The statement that cotton wrapped
In ootton 'is not merchantable and that p
it willt not e -receilved at compresses at
ind by'forelgu buyers is lbeing used: 6s
in aioumeiaSt to deter cotton planters °C
from pristleling in their fight. against
thp jute combine. This .can only be
true so far as the influence of" the Jute
men can influeuoe exchanges, presses or
p and- Duyers to hold out against the gi
ai planters in their Interest, but if the
cotton planters bold firm, even the ex
Sobhanges, presses and buyers will have to
it to come to time. The exchanges can I'
p be forced to recognizs cotton wrapped
in cotton as a merchantable article, the tc
presses are bound to have cotton -to w
press or abut down and buyers are bound I
f to buy cotton or go out of business. 0
d Cotton planters produce cotton to sup- A
Y: ply a demand and unjust diacrimina- a
e tione against the producer by exchan
ges, presses and buyers will not'make st
the demand any the less. The time has g
11 come or i fast coming when the mid- I
dlemen who grow rich out of the labor e
oof the planter can no longer dictate 11
O terms to them. The tables are turned U
ie and it is now high time for the plan,
ters to do a little of the dictatiog. Co. s
e operation is a great thing, especially d
a for the long robbed planters. By it c
R they can bring- all the =exchanges, i
presses and buyers of the world to
18 their 'knees. By itthey can say that
none but a cotton wrapped bale is a 1
d mercantile bale of cotton and the de
cree wi'l be accepted as law the world I
over. Let the good fight be continued
at and the jute trust will be forever crush
ah ed and victory will perch upon the
tb banners of the planters to remain there.
, Farmers' Unions and Outside Capital.
he lts Sheould Co-Operate.
ed -
ht Editor Ouachila Telegraph:
e I received a copy of your paper of
ed last week's Issue, in which I see resdo
,( lutions of the Farmers' Union of Oua
le t chita pariah and directors of the Cot
go too Yarn and Bagging Factory of
Monroe, in regard to building a cotton
factory at Monroe.
?i I am glad to know that the capital
on Ists of your city are in actual sympathy
nd with the Farmers' Union. They prove
he their sympathy by their actions. Not
in, like the sympathy expressed by the
apt Cotton Exchange of New Orleans,
Sa which seems to be only from their lips.
or Their expression of sympathy reminds
an moof the sympathy expressed by the
wid writing of obituaries for the widows
x-_ and orphans of the dcceased. They
Ion write the word sympathy and that is
m. the last of it.
for Let the members of the Cotton Ex
the change prove that they are in sympa
iw- thy with the Farmers' Union by put,
pill tiog their hands down in their pockets,
Iof as the members of the Cotton Yarn
i1e and Bagging Factory have done. The
sy capitalists and merchants of the South
we could help us If they would; but they
410- prefer to speculate on us. They are
c- like -the man that told the drunken
fellow In the ditch that was hollowing
"help, help," flne and coarse. lie
)ar- said, '"damn you, those's two of you,
is help yourselves." Doning two of us,
as. (Farmers' Union and Farmers' Alll
or ance), that is what we intend to do.
age But it has been the cry of the world
I a that the Soutth is not able to build fac
ad- tories, and they have heard it so long~
in that they believe it to be a fact, and I
the am afraid it will take some time con
thie vInce them of their error. But I hope,
through the Farmers' Union and Farm
dly ers' Alliance, with what capital will
for go with us, that we will in a few years
ted be able to manufacture every bale of
us, cottoo ratsed in the South. Our success
Sdepends upon it, and we will never
control the price of cotton any otheor
se- way. We are simply raisingthe cot
IC," ton and letting *Eugland control the
nan price of the cotton and goods. She
ato 3says what we shall take for cotton and
eakwhat we shall pay for goods. There
fore we are geitting $40 for a baleof
and cotton and paying not less than $20o
can for the goods made therefronh, we paya
loIng the expense of shipping cotton to
g the factory and goods back and the
less of bagging and ties.
Pa Brother farmers, did you ever think
her- of the enormous amount of money we
and artebetng defrauded out of every year?
er There is not a business firm on earth
ly that would asubmit to such, and why
It Ia the custom of the world for the
5 coNlocaner to pay the expense of manue
Ioet ciurlog, boxing and shipping; but it
is the revee ith the cotton raiser.
JIt .' d ._t a[the. price of our cotton
!' -er-ll the expense of
th a tare of 80 pounds I
' nt~ y bale tocover loss list
onl'glg `and ties. If it is ust for pez
the consumerato pay for the boxing tlo
and shipping of goods, we certainly the
should have's price sufficient for our qui
cotton to -ever all expense of shipping, I
selting and bagging and 'lies, for the an,
boxes and barrels are as worthless to ati
'us as the bagging and ties are to them. the
We arploslog enough on our cottop in fat
two. yeare to puild .factories enough in ed
the Bptth to .manufacture every bale
of cQtton raisedin it. 81
To povP the .asertion, I submit the tat
following figures: Tare of 30 pounds tic
per.bale on 7,600,000 bales at $2.60 per co
bIale,,is $19,000,000. Expense of ship- re
t ping coqtonl om home .to the factory tt
at $8 per bale is $60,800,000.
' The South. consumes the goods of to
]not lees than 1,000,000 bales; the freight hi
on the-goods from the factory to the or
t coutry store is not less than $4 per th
e b1*le, which is $4,000,000. bi
a You see we are losing on one cotton at
a crop the amount of $83,800,000 on bag- tr
i giog, ties and shipping, so in two m
years, by manufacturing our cotton at w
h bome we will save the amount of ci
:-167,600,000. Now is this all we are d
a losing? Count the profits on these n
u goods made from this 1,000,000 bales hi
cotton, and you will see a loes of ji
$0,000,000; in two years $72,000,000;
total loses in two years $289,600,000, o
o which is a low estimate of our loss,and u
d more money than there is invested in II
all the cotton factories of the world. I
At present there is about 756 cotton r
' factories supplying 607,000 hands with I
- a capital of $208,000,000. c
16 Can any one be surprised at the a
:e southern farmer being so poor and t
i getting poorer every year? Shall we e
always submit to such outrages at this? r
I say no! How are we to remedy this t
it evil? By .the Farmers Union and Al- a
is liance uniting with capitalists that will a
i unite with us, and borrowing' a suffi- i
cient amount of money to build cotton c
' factories enough in the South to man- I
o' ufacture every bale raised in it. By I
IF doing this we can control the price of I
it cotton and goods, and instead of real- I
s izing only $40.00 per bale for cotton we
can get what we please. I say manu- I
facture our cotton.at home, if we have
at to mortgage every foot of land we own I
a for money to build factories with.
le- This and this alone will lead us to ,
Id prosperity, and In a few years you will
see the South the most prosperous
country on earth.
h- So let us commence building at
he once, at the most convenient points
e. for the expense of shipping and selling
is an item to be taken into consider
ation. Let us have one at Monroe
and one at Alexandria first, as the
capitalists of those places are showing
i' by their actions, that they are in sym
pathy with the Farmers Union, and
are willing to assist them.
Bro. Whited, ban't your Union go
of $7.50 better? Our Union went $10.00
so- per member. We- have in the state
la- 23,000 members. At ten dollars per
member will give us,$280,000. Monroe
ot- $50,000 and lot, Alexandria $10,000 and
of lot, will give us $290,000 which will
on start three cotton factories. Brothers
lets have them, this is our only road
to success. Don't say we can't build
them, we can it we will only try.
by Some say our constitution prohibits us
we from uniting with outside capital.
Tot rhen let us so amend our constitution
the that it will not, for we need all the
help we can get. Birn.
as, Friendship Unio4l No. 70, Union Par
Pg. lsh, Loulsiana.
ws (.allant Fight of the Farmers' Alliance
ley Agaaust Oppression.
t is NEW YORK, July 24.-A special to
the Times from Birmingham, Ala.,
%x- says; The trouble between the Farm
pa- ers' Alliancs and the Jute Bagging
,ut. Trust is rapidly rssuming warlike pre.
portions in the cotton growing States.
, The Alliance men have resolved to
are use no jute bagging for wrapping the
('he present crop, but to use cotton bagging
nth instead. It is argued on the one side
hey that the farmers cannot hold out in
the fight; that the cotton wrapped in
ae cotton bagging will not be received at
ken the compresses and by toreign buyers,
lng and, as the cotton crop is shipped
IHe abroad, the farmers will be forced to
ou give in in order to got their cotton on
the market in morchantable shape;
u also, that many farmers, who have
il given mortgages on their crops to ad
do. vancing merchants, cannot hold their
rld cotton back, but will Lt forced to put
fec- on the market in a merchantible shape
and sell it to pay their dcbf3.
Oul On the other hand, the Alliance men
Id I are determined to fight the trust to the
on- end. It is war to the knife. They
ipe, have resolved to beat the truPt if they
rm- have to hold the entire cotton crop
will from the market until the combine is
tars broken. T''hey propose to work in unti
e of son and present a solid front against
ess the trust. It is generally understood
ver also that the other farmer organizations
Iher of the country are ready to tight hand
cot- In-band with the Alliance men. The
the Alliance is 85,000 strong lu Alabamna,
She andl will get heavy recruits from the
and Wheel and Rangers.
ere- At the meetng of the National Al
lef liance, held in Birmingham recently,
)200 It was resolved to use cotton bagging
sy- exclusively and give jute the go-by,
n to anti the farmers seem determined to
the carry it out on that line if it takes all
the summer and fall. The Farmersa'
ink Alliance of Alabama has just purchasedt
we a site for a cotton baggnlog factory at
a? Florence, mnti-iv 'ciaes- .s.sakIn ,00
rth yards of cotton bagging per day by
vby September 1. The threatened war
will be made even more Interesting by
the the fact that the cotton crop promises
aut to be the heaviest yield in ten or fil
It it teen years.
iThe Basis of Representation. Judi
(Sugar Planter.)] "
Not long since a newspaper pub- ry's
leshed in a cerlain north Louisiana vie
pariah boastfully remarked that "ow- root
lng to our increased representation, met
the people of our pariah will have "
quite a 'esy' in the next conoventln." ball
Some months ago The Planter feebly trul
and humbly undertook to call the lare
attentlon of the Democratic leaders to pag
the danger that menaces the party in bly
future from the representation accord- the
ed certain parishes in the State. He
Until otherwise changed by the eloe
State Central Committee, the represen- hot
tation of all parishcs in State conven- elti
tion (and, very probably, in all other an
conventions) will be based upon the the
returns of the last gubernatorial elsec the
tion. gat
Now we do not for a omoment wish cbi
to be understood as objecting to the eal
heavy majorities polled for the Dem- am
ocratic nominees in April, 1888-on wit
the contrary, we heartily approve of as
big Democratic majorities at all times the
and under all conditions--but the
truth of the matter Is that while the set
methods by which c. rtalh" parishes the
t were carried overwhelmingly Demo- de
f cratic can be justified on the Jesuitical wI
5 doctrine that "ithe end justifies the to
a means," representation based upon pe
a iat vote is open to very serious ob- to
f jection.
I; The advocates of the present basis be
I, of representation have time and again J.
I urged in its defence that it is estab- Us
a lished by the State Central Committee; an
I. that the large majorities referred to to
a represent just so much skill, labor and he
b intelligence on the part of the Demo- ge
crats who secuted them, and that they fto
e are entitled to proportionate represen- di
d tat ion as a reward for services render- th
e ed the party. We are prepared to al- st
? mit that these gentlemen deserve a at
is great deal of credit for what they have
I- accomplished, but we deny that they
II are entitled to a power in convehtions cc
I- which they have no right to possess- a
n a power which is unjust to their fel- C
n- low-Democra's in the all-white par- is
y ishes, and which, if allowed to con- it
of tinue, will Inevitably disrupt the d
1- party. t1
'e Under the representation accorded a
u. the various parishes by the State G
ee Central Committee, Rapides, Concor- re
rn dia, Tensas, Catahoula and a few other G
h. parisheb can virtually control a State S
to convention and dictate the nomination y
ill of officlals. Is it right and just that o
us these parishes, having no larger Dam- i
ocratic (white) population than an a
at equal number of other parishes that c
its could be named should wield such r
og power? Is it right and proper that one I
tr. Rapides Democrat should have as t
oe much voice in the convention as three c
he East Felicianalana? Can we afford to r
ig allow this state of affairs to continue?
mt- Most emphatically, nt!
od In all fights with the common ene
my the Democrats of Louisiana can t
go resort to all means to win, on the I
.00 theory that "all's fair in the war;" I
ste but they cannot afford to be dishonest e
ter withlo the party by accepting repre- i
oe sentation based upon a vote that they
nd know is not legitimately Democratic.
ill It .is high time the party leaders
are were beginning to apply the knife in
ad order to rid the Democratic body pol
ild Itic of a sore that Is fast corrupting and
ry. poisoning the party-aye, threatening
us its very existence.
al. Let us have white supremacy in I
on fact as well as in name. Let the
he representation of each and every par
isht in the State be based alone upon
ar- the actual WHITE DEMOCtATIC VOTE,
white primaries in all casts. With
this done all will be well. But a con.
tlinuance of the present basis of rep
resentation will bring about a serious
see split which may eventually entirely
disrupt the Democracy.
I r. Justice S. D. McEnery.
ng [N. o. States.]
rc- Mr. Justice Samuel D. Me1Encry was
ee. warmly greeted in Baton Rouge last
to week, whither he had gone on his first
the visit since the expiration of his term
lug of office as one of the be 3t (lovernors
ide Louisiana has over had. During an
In eight years continuous sojourn at the
in picturesque Capital City, where his
I at home was dispensed with all the ex
ers, quisite grace and charm of manner of
ped an ideal wife, which joined to the ex
I to Governot's own uno isumlng ace 'asi.
on bility and urbanity (such as become an
pi; able and big minded Chief Magistrate
sve of a Republican government) were the
ad- means through which he won the love
teir antd respect t f the citizens of Baton
put Rouge. It is very natural then that
ape the people there s~hould have been
made happy by his visit, while they
aen turned out "en masse" to t stify their
the esteem and affectionate regard. VWe re
hey produce here an account of that recep
aey lion of our honored ex-Governor and
rop present Justice of the Supreme Court,
is taken from the Baton Rouge Advocate:
li- '"About 8 o'clock Friday night, citi
Inst zens of all classes, hearing that some
od intimate friends of the Judge intended
ons to serenade him, gathered in front of
nd- the Veranhah IIotel, where he was
tte staying. At 9 o'clock that excellent
Ins, band, the 1. S. C. B., marched up in
the front of the hotel andti played several
beautiful selections. As soon as the
Al. baud stopped playing the crowd,which
ly, now numbered about two hundred,
lug called entihust&iti ly ntd viciferously
by, for Judge MlcEnety, Lwho finally rose
Ito front his chair and addressed the sere
all naders.
era' "lie referred feelitigly to the many
sed ties that bound him to B.ton R3uge
Sat atad to the people of Baton lRouge, and
n00 oticed the material improvc~aents
by that had taken place since last he had
var looked upon the assembled faces of her
by citizens. lie thanked them for this
sea demonstration, which he took to be not
hf- in recognition of any pub!ic service, but
simply an expression ot esteem. The
Jodge wi ientilastically received=
and war . auded.
"At tlo aton of JuIdge frEar
ry'sapeeobi l Sambola JoTy es is
vited ,the a liem y Iito the~dining
room of the hotel to partake t refresh- i
meint. that
,"Downthe center of the large diling a es
ball was spread a long table laden wtht i 
fruits and delicacies, at either ernd a con
large bowl of delicious, cooling cham- rea
pagne punch. When the large a sema- for
bly had arranged • Themselves waound ant
the table, there were loud emlils for Mr. is;,
Henry Fuque, who responding paid an use
eloquent and gracious tribute.to the be
honored guest. His references to the mo
estimable wife of Judge McEnery found tat,
an echo in the heartsof every true man wil
there that night, and right heartily did rnyr
they cheer her name, until the flritng avli
gas-jets flickered in the storm tf the pit
Icheering. He bid him , . "ioMnart ens
leaid that when he came tio at v. il- ,: iS the
amongst us, as. be had exlrie ntd the a~
| wish to tdo, be it as a private citizen or the
f as a Governor, their welcome would be ah
a the same heartfelt greettng. ele
a "Judge McEnery responded to these ct
a sentiments so beautifully expressed by by
s the silver-tongued young orator, and yts
- declared that it was his dearrat wish, tr.
I when be laid down his official duties, no
a to come once more to live amocg the ec
n people of Baton Rouge, and with ther .na
t- tr spend the last hours of his life. th
,'Col. S. M. Robertson, Col. T. Sam- pa
is bola Jones, Capt. O. B. Steele, Hon. T. Isp
n J. Kernan, P.of. Harney SBolfield, to
1- Capt. J. S. Lntier, Mr. J. N. Odgen S
; and Mr. A. E. Miller wero.e clled in to
.o turn, and each added something to the bl
d hearty welcome accorded the honored ca
)- gentleman. With three rousing cheers c
y for Samuel D. McEnery the a .sembly fh
t- disbanded, the many, warm friend' of
r- the ex-Governor pressing forw 'd to w
1- shake his hand and wish him a pleas- at
a ant goodnight. a.
re fa
ty N. O. States: Gov. Gordon has re- H
as commended that the Legislature of rc
- Georgia provide a pensioti for every ce
i.- Confederate soldier in the State who hi
r- is maimed and helpless, and laso for ft
n- the widows and orphans of dead sol- bi
be diers. The Governor further urges 's
that these pensions be made as lthe.al tl
ad as possible. We believe the people of ti
te Georgia will promptly and cordially S
r- respond to the noble suggestion of Gov. F
er Gordon. Georgia is a great and rich h
te State, she is growing richer every A
On year, and she should set an example ti
tat of generously providing for the now n
n- helpless heroes who fought the battl"s sl
an of the Confederacy, and for the wid- II
at ows of those who have answered the i
ch roll call above. Louisiana has est:tb- ti
ne lished a Home for her old soldie:s, and G
as has thereby provided for the comfort I
ee of many of her old heroes. Were she p
to rich enough, we believe that her peo. .
it? pie would not be behind those of Geor. o
gil in providing libe;al pensions for a
ne- her disabled Confederates in additi;n a
an to the Home. The rule of the cas'rPe .
he bagger, however, has left her at debt to a
r;" pay which forces tier to be less j'i-t I
eat and generous to her soldiers than she
re- is disposed to he. . a
icy --- - i
lic. I Ilenneqaen Fibre.
o [ inoe-Detocralt.J t
nd The monthly exportation of tie abirve
ng fibre from the port of Pr:Ot:eao shOhws
the great importance of i new and
in growing industry that has bieen devei
the oped in the State of Yucatan, Mexico.
tar- The exportation during the monthi
ion of June, from Mexico, of this valuable
TE, product to the cities of New York,
ith Boston and New Orleans amounted to,
, 28,637 bales of 10,331,872pounds, wrth
ep- $1,239,8_'3.
oua Other countries have recently starht d
ely to plant'hennequen. Cuba last month
exported to England the first bale pro
duced on that Island. In Buenos
Ayres, Argentine Republic, a company
with a capital of $2,000,000 has been
organized to import the plaus from
Mexico aud develop tthe industry of
was growing henucquen in the Argon ne
last Republlc.
Irst A well known gentleman and sugar
arm planter of this State, Mr. J. A. Fer
lors uandez, has been making experiments
an with the henncquen plant in this State,
the and has found that we have all t he
his elements of soil and climate Ihere to
ex- stimulate it to an astonishing growth.
r of Hie has ordered further ctisignments
ex- of plants, and expects to deumonstrate
'rs on a large scale the adaplability of the
an plant to Louisiana.
rate An acreof land devoted to thie tu;
the tured plant, which requtres four years
love to attain its full growth, returns 30(O(t
iton pounds of cleaned benncquen fibre,
Ihat which readily commands twelve cents
een per pound. The gross product of an
hey acre is thus about $360. The plant
heir continues to reproduce its fibre, fur
re- nishing leaves without interruption,
rep- and without cultivation, for lifteen
and years.
urt, The decorticating machinery for this
ate: fibre is both cheap and simple, con
citi- slating of a wooden feeding chute and
me and a hackling wheel. The whole de
ded vice is worked by two or three horse
t of power, with the capacity for increase
was of production with increase of power.
lent It is stated that one of the most at
l I tractive exhibits at the Paris Exposi
eral tion consists of the flue cordage, fab
the rice, etc., spun and woven from this
aich fibre. This exhibit is shown by
red, wealthy hennequen planter of Yuca
usly tan, who claims to have realized fromn
rose last year's crop $300,000, at a total eo0t
erc- of $33.000.
It would be well worth while to give
any this plant a thorough test in Lo~isiana,
uge where its kindred species, the aloe and
and the century plant, grow so rapidlly aiid
ents luxurlantly. If it will do all that is
had claimed it would prove to be the most
her productive crop that could be grown
this on our soil. The increase In this fibre:
not elsewhere is getting to be phenomenal,
but and it should receive as close attention
tbe here as it is getting elsewhere.
deonomi ;?iIi l lrC i-,o he- a tadeat
that' tinys en .travel nrhltr and .
eapper thn.. tuiey re er. . utrd .for*; -
ihat new tlraic.iOna for algltseeltS are
counat!ty beoing brought "'Within
reach, and new facilitte at'oduced -
for Racnlo tha'olild sigilts more ples
naity and 'expeditlous-y. A- round
It:p to Jerns-ltetzr f(rou" this coquntry
used tb) dcstatpbout $1009. It crio now
be made very comfortably, for a little
more thsan half that "um. ,'It is cer
tain that in.ahe nejr frture a.railroad -
wil] connect Jer-ioifm With the 4et4
qInd then time cst, orthe trip- Will be
still further diminished. Many, peo
pie imagine thatla trip to Iadias s nec
eI eartly very expensive. The.- fact. Is
that without practicing .igitd economy .
an extensive journey may .be ipade in
r the "wondetful p"-nirenloa it~btiut being
a absent mnm New Yc"1 more ttu
eleven weekis, and at a c-st not to ex, .
e citid X500. Ther?e ate the figures given
Sby a getntlematn who made the trip a
ydar ago ?-'t, winter,-and who did not
I, try to do it either on a severely eco
i, nominh-al plan. The ar-t of making
e economicl.- exeursions to Europe is
p now well unders'ood. Hundreds -of
the tetechets who have gone- abroad in
t- partih i this year Io net -expect to
spend over $250 to $300 for krlpa ex
l, tendlog from Scotland or London to
i Switzerland, and otccupyltig eight or
n ten weeks. A -youtng man who is
Sblessed with stout legs ahd goqd health
d can find a ,way to see a great. Beal of
r country at very small e-xpense, if he
y has plenty qf pluck and determfnation.
of A young gentleman of Brooklyn a
0 while ago made a .ten' weeks' trip
s- abroad. He had Only $150 to- spend,
and hit purpose was-to travel Just as
far as he could make his money list.
e- He first provided himself with a
i round-trip ticket for the cheapest
y cabin passage he could find. Of course
o he could have ec.momizid a little
or further by traveling in the steerage,
- but he drew the line there. As he
as was able to strike out at at a gait of
ci thirty milesit day, hewalked much of
of the way between London and the
ly Sco'ch Hilghlands, going Op one ildi of
v. England and down the other. Tuen
ah he traveled through France to the
ry Alps, made lis way down the Rhine
tie to Holland and back again 'o London,
w where' he embarked for home. Hc
es spent a week In London and another
!- In Paris, taw the grand opera in the
he French capitai for 35 can's and on the
b- train trave id third el-w s both in
rt Great Britain and on the contlh ent.
trt He reached home with 11 cent t in his
he pocket and a nice little colletior of
o. plhotographs, which he had butoght
or out of his meager fund.. Pderhaps f'w
fir young men would cire to econoloiz
on so closely, but thia !articul o traveler
et. enjoyed roughing it, -had ,,.; of fun
to and undoubtedly saw more than many
pet Ieolte would s,-e who spenrd ten times
he as mnuch c iainey. fits lxoperience
shows what can b^ done in ine way of
ecouotnical traveling.
Mr. Joe ,eph Peninell, wrto rode on his
t)bicyele ov.: i eon ihterable part of
Europe, says itn hi-i ntw.t ,lp- artlcies
thait hii expens-s v, rse e a hlttle lesi
t"V than $l 50 t d siy. lii France, for itt.
W stan!t't lie . "ijf - tit trivel like a swell
D toi urnst i i htl -1 flt "n*vi' of tl niney alind
'el- i l , o iou ti . tollg it irlund, but lie
co journeys jo-i :s thrt y Fre,(.ilh people
Ill do Wtcn thy ,2io iwaly frio homle.
ble it'erywheriO le 11 i:7 that lean, t ttid
rk, dIe-class rrssurati'it trn gIoodI enough
to for hilt,. At these plc t, hle says, he
rt has o,un foiund J ,ily commwuereil trav
elsrs wa , hlive hen atid to givo him
Sl li-f it cnli ap, coiitf-rtabli hot Ia from
th one entd of their roit- to their oither.
ro- In sonie tlowis Ie' flods his txpenses
nos amount op to fir.mat( a day, hut for
any weeki at a time he sltops at clean,
(hen dlcnt wayside ts iIrns in tise country,
ot) where his bill is tbot -4 franc, for din.
f ner, lodging ind breakfast, iand in the
tne coouret of f ' wks he filds that his
average, in-. ad ,of exceedting 7 frtanes
gar a day, rather fa!! below that sum.
Ter- That is the way, he say., that Fr:-nch
ttS men 'do, and lat: men like Stevenson,
A'e, tie fu nous ntovelist, have Itaveled on
lho the conlinent. When Stevenson came
to to Ith! country a few 3-ears ago he
th. traveled it lie secionld cabin of a Glas
nio gow stImmntip .
rate Peunell's philosophy of traveling
te chite:iply seems to be to adltt ourself ts
much as por'sble to the habits and cus
Il- t:n of the pleip!O of thI e tretitdle class
par whoyse count:y oe it yi tl . ll t hI is
00('1 way ho sueceeds it ePmtnihng ctinOmy
Atr, anl lleillor, for; h"lt A'en aliles int
nt reluie him ire (Icto ty ,tint itve namelf
tit to Ruav a peLnty -ei n111 1 he-e; but
Ale he enjoys. tilt.h comfol t as thilrly mid
fur ie- lo.tas people of the tiitinenlt are
tn willing to pay ior, tand tin i i opinion
tlilt ity itre good enu gtt for atlnyboity.
this A wo:an was'present on the mar
n- ket dlay hin Cot'an ie, lrartice, with a
and horse for '-ae alt $1 anlld a tdog fir
de- whiich lrhe (Lmiiided llnd . tytle
- thounveh her dft l, and thk her so.
ease Neverthe.ea., shi' said the ptrlon Who
er. wanied tima. Iir.se fur $1 ttust take the
I tdog for $00t. Si t fitaltily aiaIl tl-emi on
ot-d those t erm. it eflerwattrd transpired
fab- thtt Iiheiecn o ,d hui and t of Iihe wo
this man lhl instiueed hir in hit will to
f sell hia lg U antI hia ho ~e. ThlL price
eof tlie dog 'a to be he-ru an(d that lof
roa the hIIotS ,he wss iMti pay over to his
ive LJ'ndonhi't"l 1411 photogr lSpher, D)w
ta, n nty, was 1-(,(at Sl- umllm onl'l ti, serve
anald ina jury : rid alt tt) vtry s- n l' t
aid I ksu attitinieid 1b t' tI.hle Q teen i 
at is otltckinglttm tl',ile amtl phot k ti
nost the 1~i. te otIleyed the lalt le g.
otin ani hihis liawter ha hard wonrk I t he
ti er
ibre hnm th hbeint itled for cr ite trla i
-nal coUrt. IXA j'ivy ,nmmons,"
tiun judge, 'ltakis .precedence of ever
else, even the. She." c his

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