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THE POLICE SEARCHING FOR PERSON WHO SENT BOMB
"ft\e- Home The New York Police are using every effort to discover a clue that will lead to the identity of the person Or persons who sent a bomb through the mails to Peter W. Rouss, the young New York millionaire, and son of Charies Broadway Rouss, the well-known blind millionaire merchant. . MODERN FABLES. By GEORGE ADE. The Modern Fable of the Attenuated Attorney Who Rang in the Associated Counsel. (Copyright, 1901, By Robert Howard Russell.) Once thero was a sawed-off Attorney <lP_ro ?iar1 etudled until hc was Blcary Bitrmid tho Eyes and as lean as a Razor _ta?^, He knew the Law from Soup to JPots, but much lcarnin_- had prut him a little bit, to the Willies. And his Size was against him. Ho lacked Bellows. He was an lnconspicuous littlo Kunt. "When ho stood up lo Plead, he came a trtfle higher than the Chair. Of the 90 pounds he carried, about AZ were Gray (Matter. Ho had Mental Merchandiso to Jyurn, but no way of delivering- it "When thero was a Rally of some other Gah&est on thc Bills, the Committee ncvcr asked him to make an Address. Tho Committee wanted a AYind-Jammer who could movo the Leaves on a Tree 200 feet distant. The dricd-up Lawyer could write Great Sluff that would charm a (Bird out of a Tree, but he did not have the Tubos to cnable him to Spout. Wh?n ho got up to Talk, it was all he could do to hear himself. The Juries used to go to sle^p on him. Ho needed a Mega? phone. And he had about as much Per? sonal Magnetism as an Undertakcr's As? sistant. HIS SHORTCOMING. The Runt lost many a Case beca.use he could not Bark at the Jury and pound Holes in a Table. His Briefs had been greatly admired by the Supreme Court. Also it was known lhat he could draw up a copper-riveted Contract that would hold] AVater, but as a Pleader he was a Pickercl. At one time he had an Important Suit on hand, and hc w.is AVorried, for he was opposed by a couple of living Gas Engines who could rear up and down In front of a yap Jury for uurther Orders. "I have the Law on my Side," said the Runt. "Now, if ] were only Six-Feot Two, with a sole-leather Thorax, I could swing the A'crdlcu" "While he was repining, in came a Friend of his 1'outh, named Jim. This Jlm was a Book-Agent. He was as big as the Side of a House. He had' a "Vbicc that eoundedi as if it came up an Elevator Shaft. Wheni he foldedi his Arms and looked Solemn, he was.a colos sal Picture of Power in Repose. He wore a Plug Hat and: a large Black coal. Js'ature intend'ed him for thc TJ. S. Z .inate, but used up all the Material early 111 thp Job and failed to stock tho Brain Cavity. Jim had always been at the Foot of tho Class in School. At the age of 40 luo ppelled Sure with an- Shj and sank in a Heap when he tried to add 8 and1 7. But he was a tall Success as a Book Peddler, because he learned his Piece and tho -IS pounds of Dignilied Superioritv dia the Rest. COMMANDED RESPECT. AA'herever he went, he commanded Re spect. He could go into a strange Hotel and sit down at the Breakfast Table and say: "Please pass tho Syrup" in a Tonc tliat had all the ? majestic Signilicancc of an Ohlcial Utterance. He would slt there in silent Meditation. Those who steed up lhat elephantine Form and noted the Gravity of his Countenance and: the liuted AVrinkles of his high Brow, imag ined that he was pondering on the im mortallty of the Soul. As a matter of fact, Jim was wondering whetlicr he would take Ham or Bacbn with his Eggs. Jim had tle Bulk and- the awe-inspir ing Front. As long as he preserved a Napoleonic Sllence he could/ carry out the Bluff. Little Boys tip-toed when they came- near him, and Maiden Ladies sighed for an Introduction. Nothing but a Post-Mortem Examination would have shown Jim up in his True Light. The midget. Lawyer looked1 up in Envy at his mastodonic Acquaintayice and sighed. "If I could combiiie my Inteliect with your Horse-Power, I would be the larg? est Dandelion in the Legal Pasture," he said. Then a Happy Idea struck him amid ship. "Jim, I want you to be my Associate Counsel," he said. "I understand, of couro, that you do not know the differ ence between a Cravat and Caviar Sand wich, but as long as you ket?? your Hair combed the way it is now and wear that Thoughtful Expression, you're just as good as the whole Choate ..amily. 1 will introuuce you as an Eminent Attor? ney from the East I will guard the L.aw Points and you will slt tnere and Dlsmay tho Upposition by looking Wlse." THE EFFECT. So when the Case came up for Trial, the Runt led the august Jim into the Court Room and introduced him as As? sociate Counsel. A Murmur of Admira tion ran throughout Ihe Assemblage when Jim showed his Commanding Figure. a Law Book under liis Arm and a look of Heavy ResponslDllity on his Face. Old Atlas, who carries the Globe on his Shoul uers, did not seem to be in it with this grand and gloomy Stranger. For two hours J.m had been rchearsing his Speech. He arose. "Your Honor," he began. At the Sound of that Voice, a scared Silence fell upon the Court Room. R was !w.e the Lower Octavc of a Pipe Organ. "Your Honor," said Jim, "we are icady for Trial." The musical Rumble filled the Spacious Room and went echoing through the Cor ridors. The Sound beat out through the Open Windows and checked. Traffic in the Street. It sang through the Telegraph AVires and lifted every drooping Flag. The Jurors turned Pale and began to quiver, Opposlng Counsel were as white as a Sheet. Their mute and frightened Faces seemed to ask, "What are' we up against?" Jim sat down and the Trial got under way. AVhonever Jim got his Cue he arose and said, "Your Honor and Gentlemen of the Jury, I quite agree with my learned Col league." DEATH TO THE OPPOSITION. Then he would relapse and throw on a Soerates Frown and the Other Side would go all to Pieces1. Every time Jim cleared his Throat you could hear a Pin drop. There was no getting away from the dominating Influence of the Master Mind. The Jury was out only 10 Mlnutes. AVhao the A^erdict was rendcred, the Runt, who had provided everything except the .\ir Pressure. was nearly trampled under foot in thhi general Rush to Congratulate tho distinguished Attorney from the East. The Little Man gnthered up his Books and did the customary Slink. while the False Alarm stood in awful Silence and p-rrmitted the Judge and others to shake him by the Hand. MORAL: An Associate Counsel should weigh at least 200 Pounds. THE STREET FAIR AT STRATFORD-ON-AVON Confetti and Hot Sosh in Evidence at Shakes peare's Town. .(Written for Thc Sundav Times.) STRATFORD-CX-AVON, ENGLAND, October 19.?To most people Slratford-on Avon is ihe place where Shakespeare was born, ?Hlucated and buried, but to those who know thc town well it ha.s other and more important associations?the River and the Mup. Of the origin of this name Brewer says: "Some few days after a statute fair a second, ealled a Mop, is held for the benefit'bf those not already hired. This fair mops?,. or wipes, up -the rcfuse of the statuto fair, carrying away the dregs of the servants Ieft" How cver, the Mop is now the only annuai fair. Originally this fair was for busi? ness purposes. goods being bought and sold and servants hired. Now it is business for the few and amusement for the many. I saw only one stall devoted to serious trade?tliat was a cutlery stall. The Mop takes place on October 12th? when that date does not fall on Sunday? and then the town is transformed, the princlpal streets being filled with booths, shows, mcrry-go-'rounds. switch-backs, shooting-ranges. etc On October 11th the only signs of the Mop wero the areas chalked out in the atreets for letting. On October mh the only remains of tlie past deiights are oonfetti and dirty: papers, Tho appnra tus of the Mop oomes and goes by night. By 10 o'clock on the Mop morning the streets are toegihning to fill with people of all descriptions, tho Stratford people and Gxcurslonlsts, who have come from the neighborlng dlstricts by train; cycles, brakes, carriages and motors. Excur eiojis come even from Lonudon to this fair, which is the only survival?of any stlzo-of the old English statute fairs. Tho _hlef morning sights are eatables? _ausages, fried flsh. roasting whole ani? mals and candy. Th? eausages hang in gre*t ohair.s on th. stalls and are cooked Im ti? open air. You can cat th?*m standing by the stall or you may carry them away in a pieco of newspaper. The fried-lish stalls are wonderful in color and odor. Tho fish are friedi in a batter; colored a brilliant orange. It is sold cold1. By the expression of those who stood in the street and ate it, minus knives or .forks, one can only judge that it is deliciotis. In spite of the objections of my companions. I determined to, buy some. so, having counted three, I ac costed the saleswoman-: "Pleaso let me have a petuiyworth of fish." "Yes, Miss?vinegar, Miss?" I had not considered the possibility of vinegar, but. wishing to db the thing properly, said: "Yes, please." I was holding the fish in my hand, wrapped- in a shect from an old raagazirie. Over the paper and over the fish she poured a large quantity of durk-brownv very acld smelling stuff from a spirituous-looking bottle. That vinegar washed away my deslro to taste the fish, and, slipping be? hind a booth, I depositod- it In the gut ter. In front of most.of the inns cooking was proceeding before huge wood) 'llres. This consistedi in the roasting of whole oxcn, sheep or.pigs; the carcases are im paled upon poles, which are kept turnlng by means of a wheel. By each of these lires is a cook, a carver and'a crowdi The cooking beglns quite early; by dinner time most of the meat has beeni'cut away and by evening only the white sket etons remain. To have meat from these anlriials on Mop-Day ls quite an insti lution. It is very juicy andi has a cu rious fresh ar.d spicy fiavor. At the caridy stalls they only ,sell Strat ford rock?long sticks of wonderfully-col ored mixtures of red1, green, yellow and brown. All the afternoon we rested, except that wr< workod on the "rock" candy. I Ev*'^r?p>?er?? thnre were slgna o? t8? war. On the stalls were war medals; on bttttons were English officers?and every soldier at the Mop had two girls! This one night of tlie year all classes are upon an equality and you do just what you desire, regardless of propriety, caste or cuiture. Confetti is now being sold on stalls, which have sprung up like mushrooms, and everybody is armed with it, with colored>-paper flickers or with bladders tied) to sticks. Maids tickle their mistresses' nose with peacock feathers, respectable fathers chase their cooks with flickers. The maddest, mcrriest crowd whirls round and round the square and up and down the streets. Indeedl the Mop at night may be likened to a Roman saturnalia, with a spice of Coney Islandi in it. Towards 11 o'clock the trains took the people away and by 12 o'clock tha streets were given up to the empty shows and booths, andi the tired men and women who had to clear away their business be? fore 4 o'clock the next morning. MILLIE MERRITT. A Study In Caste. Human nature is so happily constitutec that as long as the humble man has an humbler man to look down upon he can still maintain a degree of dignity and. self-respect. To the back door of a city residence tho other day came an old man tramp. He was grimy and: tattcred, weary and WTetched in appearance; but asked no money?merely something to eat. A. cup of liot coffee was adejed to the .bread and meat bestowed upon the poor old fellow, and as he munched and slpped content edly, albelt ravenously, on the doorstep, the lady of the house chatted with him". He said - that he was from" England; that he was once a traveling tinker' and; made good wages every day, but that he had grown "old1; work made him very tired, so he had concluded to beg his bread. . ? . "Couldn't.you find occupatlori- of some kind somewhere?" asked the sympathet ic lady. " "lt woqld. surely be less tire somo than'walking as much as you do, to beg." "Oh,. no_. lady,!'.. replied,.tho: old tramp. An' I haln't a, low-down beggar; t hain't the lowest o* th' low, lady. Na. na; there's a class twixt" me an' th" 1 gypsleR."?Detrolt Free Press. __ _ | - - -"' - ? - ."' '" ? CURRENT LITEARTURE FOR BUSY READERS ?I Should Lle Ute." They tell me, love, when ehildren go to rest , i Held m the arms they know and l?ve the best They then sleep sweetest* longest?turui late '- . When conqueror Day rldes vhriign Dawn's golden gate. If, when I die, your lips should mne caress, And your two arms around me warrniy press, * I should lie late on Resurrection mt-rn, Tili Gabriel wound impatlent on his harn. -S. W. Gillilan, in November Smart Set A HarrJ Questlon. When I was quite a lad, long bei< ro 1 became a preacher, I had some \<ry difflcult questions put to me, one isfrioiftl ly so, as I considered it The Sun3ay school was rather a new thing in :he section where 1 lived, and it put (i. axeat many to asking and answering questions. A little girl came to me one day as on a mission of great importance, and: began to ply me with questions, I answering them, of course, the best I could. She asked me who made me, why God v ade me, and a number of other questions, and then, pausing for a while as if in a deep study she said. "Why ")id God make you so ugly?" That was a \cry hard questlon for me. I was ? obliged to ask for time, and have never answered it yet?The Homiletic Review.. .. Child Labor.In Southern Factories. In spite of tlie excellent system of ven tilation adopted in most of these facto? ries. by which the atmosphere is render ed bearable, a very little enquiry shows that it is by no means as healthy a one ivould be led to believe from the eulogies of those who are seldom in it, writes Irene Ashby, in .World's Work. The fly ing lint often brings on throat and lung trouble, while pneumonia resulting from ,the sudden change from tlie hot facto ry to the early morning and thc late evening mists is not uncommon. ' These conditions tell far more frequently aiid fatally on the unformed constitutions of ehildren than on the grown workers. In one. factory I found a little girl aged ten, in Ihe "drawing in" room, where every individual thread of the wrap is drawn through the "harness" of the weaving loom. She could earn as much sometimes as 75 cents a day, thougli alas, at the ex pense of the beautiful eyes she turned up to me as I spoke to her. Her mother told me that she brought her youhgest daughter, aged seven, into the mill with her, and al though urged to allow her to work, there being many as small in the mill, she would not allow it. Yet without doinrr any work the child has lost in weight in a year through confinement in the mill atmosphere. Over ancT over again I was told that the mill was a "play ground." 'If any one tells you that," said a su? perintendent to me without concentrated scorn, "he doesn't know what he's talking- about, or he's telling a d'ownright lie. I've been in the mill since I was S years old myself. and I know. We've no charity institution." The Rlngmaster of Old. A circus without a ring-master! They used" to have black hair, parted in the middle, and beautifully smoothered* even? lng dress (even at matinees.) and white gloves. The ring-master was almost one's earliest hero: the butcher came first, per? haps, and' then the policeman and raii? way guard; but thc ring-master, when his hour struck, thurst these plebeians, these usurpers, these Warbecks and Sim nels, into impeneti-able uarkness. That whip was beyond -all steels. all truricn eons; one would not exchange it for a sceptre. The ring-master's effulgence was superior even to the dimming influences of the clown's wit That immortal d'ia logue following upon the bet of a bottle of "wine" (always "wine"; what is "wine?" champagne? claret? sherry? portV?port, I suspect,.) that the :ing-mas ter could not answer three questions with plain yes onio; how often have i ADMIRAL SCHLEY. (From his Iatest photograph.) heard it and how potent it always is! The first question was anything; the sec? ond question was anything; but the third, pronounced by the down after long seif communing, was steeped in guile: "Do you still beat your wife?" There is no way out of that; affirmatlve and nega tive alike are powerless to rob that "still" of its sting; and off goes the clown with his bottle of wine, crack goes the whip, round ambles the old white horse with a back Uke Table Mount ain, and' tlie Signorina resumes her pet ty capers. And to-day the ring-master ls seen only for an instant, and the speak ing clown not at all.?The Cornhill. The Most Wonderful Exploslve In the World Hudson Maxim, the inventor of "Max imite," which has recently been adopted by the United States Government, gives a clear account of his remarkable inven tion In Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly. "Maximite," he says, "which has recent? ly been adopted by the Government, has satisfactorlly stood every test to whicn it has been sub.iected1, and' there is none of the foregoing requirements1 which it does not fulfill perfectly. Jit is very in expenslve of manufacture; has a fusion point below the temperature of bolling water; cannot be exproded' from Ignitlon, and, indeed, cannot be heated hot enough to explode, for it wlll boil away like wa? ter without explodirigi It is, therefore. perfectly safe to melt over a? opea fire lor fllling projectiles, In the same man ner that asphalt ls melted ln a street cauldron. Should! the material by any chance catch fire, it would1 slmply burn away like asphalt, without exploding. AVhten cast into shells, it not only solid ifics Into a dense, hard, Incompressible masa on coollng, but lt expands and; sets hard upon the walts of the projectile, like sulphiir. That is to say, lt expands in the same way as water does ln freezing. "When a shell fiiled with it strikes ar mor plate, the Maximite does not Shift a particle, and it is so insensitive that It not only stands the shock of penetratlon of the thickest armor-plate which the shell itself can go through, but it will not explode, even If. the projectile breaks uq on the plate." The Great Salvlnf. For many of the most finely discrlmlna tlng connoisseurs of acting ln this region, Salvlni became the first and foremost of the hlstrionlc artists of our day, and with nearly all "the judicious" he took, held, and holds, a highly exalted position, says Henry A. Clapp in the November Ar lantic. His persohality was the- most splendid?that has illustrated the theatre of his time. When he was first seen he-rc, the grand proportions of his figuro and the vibrant, sympathetic sweetness of his voice?a voice as glorlous as ever Droceeded from a man?combined to ovcrpower the obscrver and Hstener. As was said bf Edmund Kean, "he domlnat cd stage and audience completely." H!? training in the Continental schocl hadi been thorough, and, in temperamental force, I doubt if he was ever surpassed by any player at any period of the world; His acting was of the Latin order, not or the Teutonic or Anglo-Teutonlc; it was, howevcr, though always vital and strong, never extravagant; in gesture, though exuberant, it was not excessive; in its general melhod- it belonged to what, ln choice from a poverty of terms, must be called the exhaustivo rather than the suggestive school of art; there was in lt not so high a solutlon of pure intellectu ality as in Edwin Booth's, but in its- mas te'ry, in the largest way an^. to the small cst detail, of the symbols of hlstrionlc expression, it ranked, I think, above that of every other player whom the stage ot America has known within the past lifty years. A First Alesting Witb Artemus Ward. The Century. for November begins a "Year of American Humor." AVe quote from an article by James F. Ryder on Artemus AVard, in that number of the magazinc: On going into; tho Cleveland "Plain Dealer" editorial rooms. one morning, I saw a new man, who was introduced to me as Mr. Browne' He was young, cheerful in manner, tall and slender, not quite up-to-date in style of dress, yet by no means shabby. His hair was flaxen and very straight; his nose, tho prominent feature of his face, was Romanesque?quite violently so?and with a leaning to the left. His eyes were blue-gruy, with a twinkle in them; his mouth seemed so given to a merry laugh, so much in motion, that it was difficult to describe. ? It seemed as though bubbling in him was a lot of happiuess which he made no effort to conceal or hold back. AVhen we were introduced he was sitting at his table writing. He gave his 'eg a smirt slap. arose. shook hands witii me, and said he was glad to meet me. I believe him, for hc looked glad all the time. You could not look at him but he would laugh. He laughed as he sat at his table writing. AVhen he had written a thing which pleastd him hc would slap his Icg and laugh. I noticed that George Hoyt and Jamss Brokenshire at their tables were pleased with his merriment and indulged in broad smiles. As I bade him and the others good morning, he. said. "Come again, me llege." I thanked him. said I would, and w-ent my way, thinking what a funny fel low he was. AVithin a month thereaftor appeared. in the columns of the "Plain Dealer" a fun? ny letter signed "Artemus AArard." The writer said he was in the show business, had a trained kangaroo. "a most amoosin' little cuss," some "snaix," and a collec tion of wax figures, which he ealled a "great moral show." As he was coming to Cleveland to exhibit, he made a pro position to thc proprietor that th?y "scratch each other's backs"?the pub listier to write up the show vigorously, and the showman to have the handbUls printed at his offiee and give him ireo tickets for all his family. So I found my young friend of the gurgje and hay colored hair to be an embryo humorist just bursting into bloom. Artemus, as from that time he was best known, soon had a city full of friends, myseif and family among them. Spain's Mining Industries. The great magnitude of Spain's mining industries is best illustrated by the fact that the industry provides one-third of the total exports of the country? . . The gross value of minerals produced in Spain in 1S99 was th: largest yet re? corded and amounted to ?33,430,000, an ex cess of nearly $2,500,000 over the previou-j year. The mines actually being worked in Spain epvers an area of about 630,000 acres and the total extent of mines included in concessions, already granted amounts to nearly 1,000,000 acres. The growing inter? est in the mining Industry may be judged from the fact that during the year 1SS3 f>H?H-l'M-M"H41-tlI'.rt..H"I"M:I M-M-M-l-K-W-f-T-M-M : tllll ,'H HO | MERCHANTS NATIONAL BANK, | | Capital $200,000.00 Surplua Over $500,000.00. I Designated state, Unlted Statea and City Depository. % j jss&^sssu Colleotions a Speclalty. "-Sftsr I ? Largest Bank Depository South of Baltimore. ?" T JOHN P. BRANCH, President, JOHN P. GLENN, Cashier ?* 2 JOHN K. BRANCH, Vlce President ' v-asmcr' .. 4? ?? LARQEST CAPITAL OF ANY BANK OR TRUST COMPANY IN THE SOUTHERN STATES. Richmond Trust and Safe Deposif Co, Kortfrwest Carnsr Tentft and Main Straat*. FULL PAiD CAPITAL - - - - $1,000,000 SURPLUS AND UNDIVIDED PROFITS, - - 612,000 offers its services to the PEOPLE and solicitJ their patronage. gg^? THINK OF THIS: You can open an account with this company, check on lt 4t wi_ and yet receive interest on your da ;y balances Lar_e and smaiiaccounts recelved. Notks. ing is too large and nothing too smail. *eealdent, Vlce-Prealdenta. TraaauraF, John Skelton "William*. James H. Dooley. Lesvia D. Cren.shs.sr Jr Hanry __ CabalL J SECURITY BANK, t f I 107 East Main Street, J t C^L^ITi^JL,. $200,000.00, t | CITY DEPOSITORY, t + effers exceptlon*' banklng facilities to todlviduals. firms aad corporatioas. Coartat. T T Accuracy, Liberality, will mark the condnct of your account. BRINQ IT TO US. X X Interest ailowed ia Savings Department. X T- DIKBCTOBS.?Clay Drewry. W. T. Hancock. C. H. Hag.n. J. t_ Antrlra T T C. D. Laru*. Jackson Quy. J. B. Moaby. H. W. Rountree. Preaton Cocks, X .raf T T Q. Gunn. N. B. Sava_?. E. A. Catlin, 8. D. Cranahaw. Joxnea R. Qordoa. C. W, T T Tannar. +? X E. A. CUTLiN, President. Clat Drewry, Vice-Presldent. T + Geoxqe \V. Warren, Cashier. + ?+1 M H H H ? M H H H H H ? ? H ? H ? I f ?+ IfHIirHM M,4^t now mines amounting to P5D, 111 acres wero marked out, and at the end of that year 7,385 petitions for mining rights remained, to be examined and acted ut>on. While in Madrid I was told by the r.u thorities that a still greater actlvlty pre vailed during the year 1900, and that ne>v concessions are constantly being asked.? Mining and Metallurgy. Speech. Talk happiness. The world i3 sad enough vvitnout your woe. ano path is wnouy rougn? Look tor the places that are smooth and ctear, And spt^ajv. of those to rest the weary ear vl eartn, so hurt by ont: contlnuous siram Of mortal discontent and grief and pain. Talk faith. The world is better off with out Your uttered ignorance and morbld doubt. If you huve faith in God, or man, or self, Say so. If not, push back upon the shelf Of silencc all your thoughts till faith shall come. No one will grieve because your lips are dumb. Talk health. The drcary never-changlng tale Of mortal maladies is worn and stale. You cannot charm, or interest, or please By harping on that minor chord. disease, Say you are well, and all is well with you, And God shall hear your words and make them true. ?Ella AVheeler Wilcox, in Baltimore Sun. Germany aad America. If in these two lands everything were to be moulded by the form of the State alone. the final outcome wouldl bo the greatest possible difference ln the na? tional life of the two?ono thoroughly democratic, the other thoroughly aristo cratic, writes Professor Hugo Munster berg ln The Internatlonal Monthly ror October. But the other possibility is open, that each land supplements those tendencies which are a necessary conse quence of Its external form of public life by compensatory functions which re inforce the other side; if democracy coun terbalances the evils of the crowd by so? ciai efforts of the aristocratic, type, and if monarchy overcomes its intrinsic one sidedness by democratic reforms and) im pulses, the differences wlll be unessential. and both countries will show a profound harmony of national instincts. Exactly that seems at present, from day to day, more the situatiom of the United States and Germany. They become more antt more alike, and the fact that one is by birth, and desires to remain, a monarchy, while the other desires to remain a re public. appears secondary and unessential. How is that possible? A hundred years ago the question of political government movedi the world and determined the greatest differences. How has it be? come so unessential that no one to-day seriously considers the problem wlsethc-r democracy or monarchy ls the "better" form of state? And if the progress of hls tory has abolished that problem, how does lt happen that the new life in the two lands moves in opposite directions, that on monarchial ground towards greater equallty, that on democratic ground to? wards greater aristocracy, and both thus towardsi the same type or sociai exist ence, in spite of the Important Individual characteristics and differences? A Man Has Died. A man has died?and so have myriad3 more? They will, while yet this dying earth lives on; But when a leader make3 the utmost shore, AA*e sadly look toward where his ship has gone, Andi only get this messagc from the dead: "Study the past: my words have all been said." A woman mourns?as woman always must. Sp long as joy has penalties of pain; How sadly creeps that sweet soul in the dust. And yet her fearful woe Is not in vain: It teaches. us that though love long en dure, Only in Heaven its raptures are secure. ?Will Carleton. in Every AVhere. Roekefeller FcIIowship. A recent and- new departure in charity is the donation of John D. Roekefeller of J200,<X)0 to furnish the funds for the support of an institute for medical re senrch. The object of tlie plan ls to begin the work of research in earnest and to that end; nlneteen fellowships have been established. The persons having these fellowships will work in the lab oratories In Chicago. Montreal, Ann- Ar bor, Boston, Baltimore and other citles. Only one is to work abroad. This work is to be done by Dr. Harry T. Marshall, a pupll of Dr. Wetan. who will work m the laboratory of Prjfesoor Ehrllchj ln Germany. Dr. Marshall ls the fourth son of Colonel Charles Marshall, of Bal? timore. Ma\. and the appolntment of Dr. Marshall to th? only European work is That w? can do much better for you on Watches than you can do elsewhere. being Watch Inapectcra for two railroads neceaaarlly hand ling a quantlty ot Watehea. Buytng in quantlU.es and for caah. w? buy cheaper and soll cheaper. More over, you buy from peraons who have experience ln tha watch buat ness and you are sure of gattlng ? watch that keepa time. aa we teat every movement before lettlng it go out of th* house. W? carry * cora plete llca of Jewelry, Diamonds. etc. Repairing a Specialty. Bring- us your watch if lt doea not keep time. We will flx It anfl guarantee entire sattafactlon. Our repair department la tha Iargast in the city. We employ the hlgheet class of workmen. We manufac ture and repair jewelry right in tha house, do not have to M*n& it to New Tork. J, T, Allen & Go,, Jewelers, 14th and Main Straefs. a high eompliment to him arwl to Johna Hopkins, where he was educated. Th* investigo.tion of the milk suppiy of New York was the first work to be taken ur* by the institute. It went orr d-urtnsj tho summer. has been completed and a report of it is already in the hands of tho r_U rectors. Dr. Holt said that possibly lt may be.made pubuic at some future time>, but not at present. Tha investigatioa was ar. exhaustive one, threo workara being employed1? one to inspect dairles and the transportation. another to do bacterlological work and thc third to ex amine tbe suppiy in lnstltutions in. rela tion to thc health of the Inmates. Another Investlgation was also 3tarte_ ln the summer, but has not yet been con cluded. lt was of the germ which causea outbreaks of dysentery. and) was mads oy Dr. Flexner, of the University or Penn? sylvania. Dr. Flexner has already yla Ited two places where such an outbraak occurred?New Kaven and Lancaster, Penn., but ho uas not yet submitterl h!_ report. The work to be taken up this winter. Dr. Holt said. would be more in relatlon to forms of tuberculosifl and typhoid fe? ver. It Is understood that the work will tako on a much more extensivc scopej next year. The Scout In foaili Afki. At Zand river Mnjor F. R. Burnham, the American scout, spent an aftermon inside a Kaffir hut, while on u oench OUt sfde were runged a number of Bo?.' of? ficers watching the movements <>f the British ln the distance. The scout. Vr'tM his eye at a hole in the thin mtid plaster wall, an inch from the head of th* nef.r est Boer. was likewi3e watch.ng the i-ro ceedings. There was only one room m., the hut, and when some of the tJoersj decided to como and slt Inside. the dcouc.i' had to jump for a pile of skina in on? corner and He motlonless undameath ono of them for two hours, while one uC tha iSoors sat so close that he could have* touched Burnham without rising from am seat. The incident iliustrat>?s on* of Majyf Burnham's maxims. "Invislbility." i.e says, "is immobility; but," he adds. "it is not oasy to remain motionless ontesa you keep an eye on the man you wisti to avoid. When you lose aight of hhx your Imaginatlon ls Ilkelf to get tha u-: per hand of your judgment?an l your nerves have to bc in good condition thi?n.'* At another time he lay two days anU two nights in an ant-bear hole. Just "??'? enough to keep him concealed fr>m a neighboring commassdo. Hc was aceom panled by one black boy laden with ex ploslvcs, who also had to use the ?.'m* kind of shelter. The dlet and the hard truvi-hng wr* too much for the black boy, who 1 ad been chosen for his great strength rifl endurantfe. So Burnham took the i'-n cotton with which his companion was laden and went. on alone. while ths hr,j struggled back to the British lines. When the Bo*rs moved on. Bu.-nham blew up me raUroad between Pretoria and Johannesburj, ehabllng the British to capture a number of ?nglne* and cars at Johannesburst. He waj twelv? t*ys on the expedttlon, livlng the last fom days bri raw xaealles <*nly.?Pi???ua * Magasine.