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" Z7-?Z'-'Brtz jf;j vvyis'-vw VK' -sv3?K5? Jfe His The Hocking Sentinel. LOGAN, OHIO. i,KWIS flKKKX, ... rulnUticr. 1900. JUNE. 1900. Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Si """"" 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Jl 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 a 9 c a 9 9 -fc P. Q. C5nP. M X'U Q (Fik N. M. 9 5th. VS 12th. VS lStfa.CP 20th. CIRCLING THE CtLOBE CONCISE HISTORY OF SEVEH DAYS' DOINGS. 'Intelligence bj KlectrleFlre from Every Quarter of the CMrlUied World, Embracing Foreign Affairs and Dome.IIappcnlncs. I 2 Yellow Fever is Prevalent. Havana special: The unusually heavy grains that have been falling throughout Cuba have caused yellow fever to appear in places where it had been unknown for tseveral years. Fortunately, except at iSanta Clara and Quemados, the United "States troops have escaped. At Quemados Itwonew cases arc reported among the .-"members of Gen. Lee's stair Major Kean, tihief surgeon, and Capt. Hepburn, signal "officer. Capt. Hepburn's caso is serious, ibut Major Kean's is light. Mrs. Kdmunds, vife of the late Major Frank II. Edmunds, ,Is convalescent. She has not yet been told bf her husband's death. Havana has de veloped only three cases thus far, in spite of the gloomy predictions of the dangers of the rainy season. f Thirty-Five Passengers Killed. . A passenger train on the Macon branch of the Southern Kail way ran into a wash out one and a half miles north of McDon ough, Ga., and was completely wrecked. The wreck caught fire ana the train, with the exception of the sleeper, was destroyed. Every person on the train except the occu pants of the Pullmay car perished. Not a memberofthe train crew eceaped. Thirty fil e people in all were killed, Next War To Be Naval. Berlin special: A sensation has lieen caused by a declaration of llerrMertel, a member 'of the Reichstag and editor-in-chief of the Deutsche Tagcs Zeitung, ttie agrarian organ, who in the course or a po litical speech at Ebernburg. said: "Our next war will be naval and against En gland. Of tliis we have been quietly as sured by the Government, and it was be cause of this assurance that the agrarians voted for the naval bill." Finds B. 11. Roberts Guilty. B. H. Roberts, the Utah Congressman who was ousted by the House of Repre sentatives, was, at Salt Lake City, Utah, found guilty of unlawful cohabitation with Dr. Margaret Curtis Shipp Roberts on an agreed statement of facts that the defendant had married her several years ago, and at times lived at her house while he had a legal wife living at Centerville, Utah. The jury was out but fifteen min utes. Cable Laid to JIackinac. r St. Ignace (Mich.) special : A cable was successfully laid between this Kint and Mackinac Island by the Michigan Tele phone Company and shaking communi cation established with the island for the first time. Yarious cities east and west spoken with. Several of the company's officials are here and celebrated the event with a dinner at the Grand Hotel. Ho Passes to Kansas City Convention. The executive officers of all the lines running to Kansas City have decided that no free transportation shall be issued to or from Kansas City on account of the Dem ocratic national convention, July 4. This is imperative, and no exception will be made under any circumstances. The rail ways feel that very liberal concessions have already been made. Passenger Train 'Wrecked Passenger train So. 37, west bound on the Big Four, was wrecked three miles west of Covington, I ml., the entire train except the engine leaving the track. A day coach and a sleeper turned over. Four people were injured, among them II. H. Gould and wife, of Peoria, and Charles S. Jliller of Indianapolis. The tracks were weakened by heavy rains. Earthquake Wrecks a Glacier. A dispatch from Seattle, Wash., says: CapL Heckman of the steamship Queen, Just in from Alaska, says that the earth quake in Alaska last October completely destroyed the sea end of the Muir glacier. The Qneen sailed through fragments and icebergs for five miles, but failed to see ny thing of tlie ofd formation. Lightning Causes Fatality. During a severe thunderstorm at Gill ingham, Wis., lightning struck the United Brethren Church during a service. Lewis Peckham was instantly killed, Julian Harf and. S. Foley rendered unconscious and the entire congregation received a shock. The building was destroyed. Big Blaze at Pittsbnrgh. Fire in one the principal down town business blocks of Pittsburgh, Pa., caused a loss of $230,000, involving eight buildings containing many office tenants. Death in n Fire. William Sherman, a farm hand, lost his life in a fire that destroyed the residence of John Riley, near Cadiz, Henry Cjunty, Indiana. - Ruthbone to be Arrested II wana special: It is probable that JEstes G. Rathbone, the suspended director of posts, will be arrested within the next few.days. The postal inspectors assert that they have evidence implicating him "beyond any question. Trains in Deadly Collision. A north bound passenger train on the Chicago & Northwestern road, loaded with excursionists, collided with a freight train atDepere, Wis. Eight persons were killed, one is missing, and fifty-three were in jured. Frcicht Train Is Cut in Two. The air brake refused to work when west-bound passenger train No. 15 on the Pittsburg. Fort Wayne and Chicago road tried to t-top at the Lake Erie and West ern crossing near Lima, Ohio, and a freight train was cut in two, about twen ty cars being piled up. No one was seri ously hurt. Fire Causes Four Fatalities. Three deaths have resulted from a tene ment house tire in Buffalo. N. Y-, and a rourlh will follow. The dead arc Mrs. Guiliana Miluuria and her son of S yi-.irs and daughter of 5i years. An infant child of Mrs. Milanda was so badly burned that it cannot survive. Wisconsin Town Swept by Fire. The entire business section ot the vil lage of Middleton, Wis., was wiped out by fire. Insurance loss is $75,000 to $100, 000, with actual loss much greater. Twenty-three buildings are reported to have burned, including the opera house, two hotels and the poslofflcc. Arizona Posse Kills Bandits. A posse reached Globe, Ariz., with a Mexican heavily ironed who was one of the gang of four who murdered two sta tion keepers and committed several des perate robberies two weeks before. The officers met the gong and killed the other three. msurtim McKinley and Roosevelt G. 0. P. Standard-Bearers. CHOSEN BY ACCLAIM. Vote of the Convention Unanimously Cast for Both Candidates. Forukcr Presents the Nume of the President to Succeed Himself, and l.ufc Voiiuc of Iowa Nominates Gov ernor Umihcvclt Philadelphia As semblage Completes It Work Amid Great Demonstrations. Philadelphia correspondence: McKinley and Itoosevelt is the Republi can ticket as named by the national con vention Thursday. The nominations were unanimous. The official announcements of Chairman Lodge were followed by a scene seldom witnessed, and in point of enthusiasm never surpassed by any na tional gathering ot the party. The dem onstrations bore all the details of stam pedes, with waving standards of States and a procession of delegates, which were repealed in all their exciting details, and for over fifteen minutes reigned a tumult of the wildest character. It was almost 11 o'clock Wednesday when the advance guard of the great ar my of visitors crossed the Schuylkill and besieged the doors of the convention hall. Every road led toward the Exposi tion building. In street cars, carriages and afool the people streamed thither. There arc thirty entrances to the hall, mere keyholes into the vast amphithea ter, and through these tiny apertures the populace flowed unceasingly, gradually spreading over and blotting out the great waste of unpaintcd pine chairs. As on Tuesday, the delegates were slow in arriving, but the distinguished guests were on hnud somewhat earlier. Shortly after 11 o'clock the big municipal band of Philadelphia took its place in the gal lery opposite the stage and a few minutes later the strains of one of Souza's stir ring marches crashed out. Some of the women of the national leg islative league of, the woman suffragists were busily engaged while the delegates were assembling, distributing appeals for a declaration by the convention favorable to woman suffrage. At 12:30 o'clock, when the convention was called to order by Temporary Chair man Wolcott, the band played "The Star Spancled Banner" and the crowd arose to join in the song. During the prayer by Rev. Chas. JL Boswell seven delegates who had been at the birth of the Repub lican party in 1STG marched to the chair man's platform waving a faded flag, bear ing the date ISTiO on n streamer, attached to Old Glory. Behind the standard bear er was an octogenarian carrying the ban- ( ' -'W . o ncr of the Fremont Association. Senators Hanna and Cullom met the distinguished veterans of Republicanism, and, leading them forward to Chairman Wolcott's side, waved their arms as a signal for ap plause. The convention cheered, dele gates arose and waved their hats and the faded flag was kept in sight of the dem enstrative spectators while the baud play ed "America." This was the signal for renewed enthusiasm. The banner bore the legend "National Fremont Associa tion of Republican Clubs of Pittsburg." This incident over, the chairman iccog nized Representative Screno E. Payne of New York, chairman of the committee on credentials, who mounted the platform and read the exhaustive report of the committee. The settlement ot the Dela ware contest in favor of "Gas" Adicks, announced by the chairman, was greeted with considerable applause from the friends of the Delaware crowd. In be half of the majority of the delegates from New York Mr. Payne asked the previous question and the motion prevailed. Chair man Wolcott put the motion for adoption of the report. This was passed without a dissenting voice. The convention, which evidently felt relieved as this quick dis position of the contests signified its ap proval with applause. Gen. Grosvenor of Ohio, chairman of the committee on permanent organiza tion, then presented that committee's re port. This report was also put through with a whirl. Henry Cabot Lodge, Unit ed States Senator from Massachusetts, was made permanent chairman of the convention. Senator Lodge made a schol arly speech iu accepting the gavel from Senator Wolcott. who retired as tempo rary chairman. Charles V. Johnston of Minnesota succeeded to the secretary ship. At 3:15 o'clock the convention ad journed until 10 o'clock Thursday morn ing. This action was taken when the order of business reached was the call of States for nominations for President. Plans of the leaders were changed almost at the last moment. The platform anil the reports of the credentials and rules committees, however, had been adopted. The Platform. The platform declares against improper trusts, but commends combinations of capital which result iu the extension of business. The maintenance of the gold standard is insisted upon. A plank pledges the party to give the people of the Philippines and Porto Rico as large a measure of self-government as the cir cumstances justify, and the party reiter ates the pledge made by Congress to give Cuba independence as soon as possible. On the expansion ouestion the conduct by the administration of the recent war with Spain is praised, and attention called to the fact that as a result of that war the country finds itself with responsibilities which did not exist before. It is stated that these responsibilities must be met, and commends the course which Presi dent McKinley has so far pursued in the 1(G)" V"1) JjTg))J)') TTg Hi-- - H matter. Torto Rico is grouped with the Philippines in the general statement that the Republican party is in favor of giv ing both countries the largest measure of self-government that it is demonstrated the inhabitants are capable of receiving. The proposed canal to connect the Allan tic and Pacific oceans is called the isth mian canal, in order to avoid binding the party to either the Nicaragua or Pana ma route, and advocates the building of such a canal when the route is determin ed by the United States, said canal to be "operated, owned, controlled and pro tected" by this Government. The plank on the labor question advocates such leg islation as will secure the greatest amount of employment at the best wages, and favors some plan of arbitration on labor disputes. Convict labor is denounc ed. A plank is also incorporated favor ing legislation which would tend to an ex tension of the merchant marine interests ot the United States. Sympathy is ex pressed for the Boers, and the present situation iu China is referred to in a par agraph suggesting it to be the duty of the United States to protect the interests of its citizens wherever they may be. THURSDAY'S SKSSION. It was nearly forty minutes after the scheduled time for beginning when Sen ator Lodge asked for quiet while Arch bishop Ryan invoked divine blessing on the convention. After the full report of the committee on rules was adopted. Chairman Lodge announced that the next order of business was the nomination for President, and called on Alabama. This State yielded to Ohio, and Senator Fora ker placed Mr. McKinley's name before the convention in a speech which was one of the greatest oratorical efforts that well-known speaker has ever made. He was repeatedly interrupted by the plaud its of his audience and at the conclusion of his address there was a wave of ap plause that required ten minuti-s to sub side. Gov. Roosevelt, the choice for vice president, seconded the nomination in an oratorical effort, which captured the con vention. Senator Foraker was also fol lowed by John AV. Writes of Kentucky, George Knight of California ami Gov. Mount of Indiana. Then the delegates became restive and responding to the vo ciferous demands Senator Lodge ordered the roll-call, which resulted iu every vote being cast for McKinley. Gov. Roosevelt Named. Then came the call for nomination for Vice-President and Col. Lafe Young of Iowa advanced to the platform. He withdrew the name of Dolliver and iu a ringing speech placed Gov. Roosevelt's name before the convention. Tha scenes attending the reuomination of President McKinley were re-enacted with equal en thusiasm. Gov. Roosevelt announced that the nomination was so spontaneous he could not decline, and he in a brief state ment accepted the nomination for Vice President. President McKinley received the entire 020 votes, while Roosevelt lacked only one of that number and that because he himself refused to have his ballot record ed. Committees were appointed to notify the nominees, and at 2:15 o'clock the con vention of 1000 adjourned sine die. USKD A I1HONZK GAVEL. Rhode Island Delegation's Surprise for Lodge. When the permanent chairman of the convention. Senator Henry Cabot Lodge ot Masschusetts. ascended the platform a surprise was iu store for him, prepared by the Rhode Island delegation. Hcreto- REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES. (' l?gfr f 7(g Xg) T(g, -rjj (9 fore the gavels used at Republican con ventions, the emblems of authority of the chairman, have usually been of some historical import, such as wood from the rail which Lincoln split; wood from trees around Washington's tomb or Jefferson's residence; copper from Alaska or pieces from Hiawatha's calumet. Or they have been of the nobler metals, of silver in sev eral instances. This time the Rhode Isl and delegation presented to the chairman, through Delegate Child, a gavel made of bronze. It is a very ornamental piece of workmanship and suitably engraved, the ornamental work symbolizing the histor ical fame of the chairman's ancestry and the chief events iu the history of Rhode Island. ELAISOHATE DECORATIONS. Greater Display of Hunting than Seen Four Ycurs Ago. Philadelphia put her best foot forward and got on her finest clothes, with the re sult that she not only showed as much decoration as any convention city ever showed, but it was decoration of the prct- TIIK KKPORTKns AT WORK. tiest kind. Chestnut street and Rroad street were masses of colors from the sidewalks to the roofs of the buildings. The display of electric light decorations was even greater, it is claimed, than the display that Chicago gave the Democratic convention in lS!)li or St. Louis the Re publican convention iu the same year. Nearly all of the main streets of the city showed taiJcful decorations iu great volume. BUSY WITH THE CAMERA. Photographers Fixed Every Detail of the Convention. Every aspect of the convention and the assemblage has been preserved if the cameras have not failed. Every move ment of Chairman Hanna was registered on the delicate plates. When the veuera-. ble chaplain, In the robes of his church, arose to pronounce the invocation, the man behind the camera had his machine trained upon him like a gun. During the deiivt-i-y of Temporary Chairman Wol cott's speech there were cameras direct ed at the delegates and across the conven tion hall at the people in the galleries. Three cameras did business during every hour of the opening session of the conven tion. When the ensemble of the hall was taken from every viewpoint the lenses were turned upon individual groups in the delegation and shifted alternately upon coteries of spectators in the galleries. HICLKGATKS' LEGS I1KOKEN. Elevator ut Philadelphia Hotel Drops Seven Stories. The elevator in the Hotel Walton fell seven stories at midnight Tuesday night and injured five of the passengers and the elevator boy. The two passengers most seriously hurt were J. G. Priugey, a dele gate from Oklahoma Territory, and Bren- SEXATOH IIANXA. Chairman of the National Committee. ton F. Hall, a delegate from Belding, Mich. Dr. Burton and Walter Hunter of Delaware. Marcellns West of Wash ington and Dr. Camden of Texas were al among the injured. Pringcy and Hall have broken legs. Dr. Camden of Texas had an arm and leg broken, having been thrown out of the elevator as the elevator fell. STIRRED BY THE MUSIC. Dclegutes Stand While "The Star-Spangled Itanner" Is Played. Just before the convention was called to order the band broke into the stirring strains of the "Star-Spangled Banner." Gov. Roosevelt was the first on his feet in response to the national anthem. His rough rider hat came off and he stood with head uncovered. Instantly the whole convention rose en masse. Ten thou sand people stood while the stirring air was played and applauded it with a cheer as they took their seats. Excellent Press Facilities. The press, be it said, was well located in sections distributed iu the form of a semicircle, adjacent to the speakers' plat form. The correspondents were within easy access to the tunnels which led to an immense roomed space back of the stage. Here were the quarters of the telegraph lines and ot the messenger service. Pages and messengers were at hand at every moment. Image of Oom Pool Ktteer, One of the delegates to the convention from Michigan is the image of Oom Paul Kruger of the Transvaal. Ills name is W. II. C. Mitchell, and lie is 75 years old. He has never boon in Philadelphia but once before. That was in 1850, when he came to attend a convention of the American party. Rrisk Trade In Uuttons. The street venders did a thriving busi ness in buttons and badges. A lively trade was also carried on in scats for the convention at rates varying from $5 for a single session up to ?IM) for the three sessions. Wonders of the Paris Exposition. Electric ships ou the River Seine that will go at the rate of fifty miles an hour. Palace of Light, with walls ot glass and crystal, studded with diamonds aud IMarl draperies. Biggest wine cask in the world, forty live feet high, with it's top used as a dancing pavilion. Mosque of Omar of Jerusalem, which stands on the site of Solomon's Temple, to be reproduced. Palace of Gold of Africa, decorated with barbaric splendor, aud the" royal court of King Meuelik. Restoration of the buried city of Pom peii, with Roman men uud matrons in the costumes of 1S00 years ago. Palace of Fetes, where beautiful wom en of all nations will enact the dances and festivals of the whole world. Glass Palace of Horticulture, with a tropical island. East Indian village uud inhabitants iu native costumes. Queerest potentates iu the world, Em peror Meuelik of Abyssinia, the King and Queen of Siuui, the Swat of India, the Jam of Navanagar, Asia, and the Ameer of Afghanistan will visit the exposition as guets of the French Government. Baron von Colin, the court banker of Emperor William I., died reccutly iu Berlin. leaving n will. His fortune amounts to -lli.OOO.OOO marks, or Jfll.riOO, 000, and goes to his only daughter, who is ti childless widow. The 1,20!) immigrants brought by the Spanish steamer Gran Antilla were land ed at New York after $10,000 had been given to indemnify the United States should any of the immigrants become public charges. The United States never coined gold pieces of a higher denomination than 20. Some years ago a jeweler at San Francisco struck gold pieces of the value of ?r0, but that was ou private account. TO HANiNA'S BARREL. ALL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYES MUST CONTRIBUTE. Quadrennial Holdup by Republican Campaign Agents Washington Em ployes Arc Asked for $10,1X10- People Arc Looking to Democracy for Relief, Washington correspondence: A caiupalgu fund. Is now the real thing with the Republican malingers. No source of revenue is neglected. The latest victims unwilling ones, too are the Capitol employes. The late Repub lican Congress generously voted them all nil extra month's pay just before adjournment. This meant JfSo.OfiO out of the Treasury, but it was really only a trille compared to a good many other questionable appropriations. The Cap itol employes were very grateful. But n change has now come over the spirit of their dream. They have been In vited to turn over half that month's salary to one of the Republican cam paign agents. Forty thousand dollars is not to lie despised In this year when so much money is needed to gild the Republican Idol and so little is forth coming. Of course the Capitol employes will pay their assessment, but they are neither so cheerful nor so grateful as they were a while ago. The agent de tailed to collect this particular assess ment admits very frankly that it has been levied aud looks surprised and pained that the employes in question should make any objection. But, for thnt matter, a mid Is to be made on the salaries of all government officials and clerks. The letter of the law will be kept, -but outside parties will make the assessment The Na tional Commercial and Industrial League of New York City will raid the postmasters of the" country. The WILLIE AND "What have you got those funny clothes on for, papa?" "I'm getting ready to pose as the Workingninu's Friend during Willie." New York Journal. "league" has the blessing aud hearty support of the Republican National Committee. Nobody who can possibly be levied upon is to escape. Mark Hanna is not exactly popular In Washington even among the mem bers of his own part-. He Is too brut tal and coarse iu his methods. There has been an unusual amount of grum bling about his methods lately, but Ilauna only chuckles and serves notice that he has sjient the last four years constructing a machine -which nobody can operate but himself aud his hench men. Ills "campaign of education" consists In the liberal use of money to buy anybody who can lie lnnight or bribed and the concealment or misrep resentation of the facts to those who want to know how the government has been managed. Ilauna will stay right with the party. It cannot get rid of Its Old Man of the Sea. The wage workers iu the big indus trial centers are Inclined to be very suspicious over -the refusal of the Re publicans to print 10,000 copies of the testlmouy in the Coeur d'Alene investi gation. The Republicans overlooked the fact that working men, whether members of unions or not, were intense ly interested In the rumors that they heard from Idaho during the year that martial law was in operation. They looked to the Congressional investiga tion to establish the facts. The net result of the investigation are two committee reports. The Repub lican majority approves the applica tion of martial law, aud records itself in favor of forcing free men to beg for military "penults" iu order to get an opportunity to look for employment. The Democratic minority of the com mittee severely censures the conduct of the United States troops, and de nounces the Institution of the "permit" system as a dangerous Infringement ou the constitutional rights of citizenship. Up to this time the worklngmen of the large cities have not made the matter a partisan one. They have desired to know the facts In order that they might judge for themselves. But when the Republicans back up their report with a refusal to have the testimony print ed, the presumption Is a strotv; one that the facts do not warrant their re port. The Democratic minority of the com mittee accompanied their report vitlii recommendation that 10,000 copies of the testlmouy be printed for general distribution. The refusal to do this has put the Republicans iu a had light, and already one very large and iutlucntlal trade union has pledged Itself to vote against an administration that favors the "permit" system. The very effort- of the Republicans to suppress the whole matter have made it a national issue with wage workers, and their votes will largely determine the result. As the time of the Democratic na tional convention draws near the indi cations multiply that principles and not personal or sectional differences, will control. The recent news that the Phil ippines are farther than ever from being conquered, makes an energetic protest against imperialism aud mili tarism probably the leading plauli in the platform. The failure of the Re publicans to even attempt any restraint of trusts forces that Issue to the front, and there is no doubt but the prin ciples of 1800 will be reaffirmed. It becomes more evident daily that the holiest and law-abiding element of citizenship all over the country looks to the Democratic party to lead the way to the establishment of government upon a sound basis again. The McKin ley administration has shown such an evident desire to get rid of constitu tional restraint, ltotli at home aud abroad, that the people arc alarmed. The average citizen is not blinded by the glamor of imperialism and mili tarism, nor is he enthusiastic about trust prosperity. The average citizen realizes that lie has to foot the bills I for the imperialistic extravagance and trust prosperity neither warms him nor i feeds him nor clothes him. When it is J conceded In Washington that the drift ! of popular sentiment Is toward the ; Democratic party as the party of safe , ty and law and order. It Is an indication of how strong must be the sentiment in other parts of the country. The admin istration is thoroughly frightened, but still tries to soothe Itself by assuring the people that it will do better If it is only given another trial. National Issues. In ISOtt Hanna made up his mind that the tariff must be the great Issue of the campaign, and the Republican presses were kept busy turning out "education al" tracts on the tariff for use during the political tight. But the people didn't consider the tariff its chief issue by any means, and the literature on that subject had to be cast aside and a new line of "education" had to be taken up on the money question. This year Ilauna wants the money question to he the chief issue because he knows that that question has- been practically settled by Congress for the next four years and lie wants to direct attention from Imperialism, trusts and militarism. But it looks as though Hanna would again be disappointed. While the money question is important, the people are thinking more to-day about the new issues which have been forced uioii them by the corruption and HIS PA.A. the campaign. the criminal ambition of the McKinley administration. Recently the Democratic State con vention of Ohio placed that State In line with New York and Pennsylvania in declaring that the coining light shall be made on the issues of 1000 aud not ou those chosen by Mark Hanna. Re affirming adherence to the Chicago plat form of INKS, it is declared "new and grave issues have arisen, threatening the safety of free government Itself, which should command at this time the most serious attention of all patriotic citizens." These issues are brietly and forcibly stated to be imperialism, an nounced in the doctrine the constitu tion docs not apply to newly acquired territories, and which of itself leads di rectly to militarism; trusts come sec ond, as arbitrarily controlling produc tion and prices iu the interest of com bined capital as a monster evil that must be wiped off the face of the land by summary processes. The currency law of the last Congress, laying the foundation for a national money trust. Is denounced as it should be. If trusts are wrongful, will not this be the worst of the brood? It looks now as though these three great issues would command the at tention of the people during the cam paign this year, and assuredly they are of great and grave importance. Chi cago Democrat. Not "For the People." United States Judge Towusend lias decided that Porto Rico is a foreign country. Some stupid importer of ci gars thought it was a part of this one, and that the "plain duty" of giving it free trade, according to Mr. McKinley, was not a duty of ::." cents a pound on tobacco. The Judge says that the treaty with Spain did not stipulate for the incorporation of the Inhabitants of Porto Rico within the Union, as there has always been in prior treaties. But Congress shall determine its relations to the United States. Did some sharp-witted Republican foresee this and manage the treaty so as to omit this usual clause? Is It a part of the Imperialistic scheme? Un doubtedly it is now, at any rate. Be cause the Republican majority in Con gress might have made good the omis sion of the treaty aud "Incorporated Porto Rico within the Union." On the contrary, it determined that Porto Rico is to be a subject province to be gov erned by arbitrary outside force. That a republic founded on the principle ot self-government shall establish a gov ernment without the consent of the gov erned. That It shall bo a "government of a people by a people." but not "for a people," as Lincoln put It In the Gettys burg speech. So far as Porto Rico ami the Philippines are concerned the Re publican majority In Congress decided that such a government should, in Lin colii'a words, "perish from the earth." An lCmliarrassiitg Situation. The Chluese situation creates a new embarrassment for the administration. Although it has been straining Its re sources to quickly re-enforce the Phil ippine army, at the same time it lias been declaring the Luzon insurrection at an end. Now, if occasion should arise for the dispatch of say 2.",000 troops to China It would not dare to send them for fear of Agulualdo. But how would it account for the discrep- ancy between assertion and fact? The chances seem to be that a large force will have to be sent to Tlen-Tsin If we are unwilling to have all of our mission aries butchered aud lose our commer cial hold on the empire. But where is it to come from? Washington Times. ,, Live by Each Other' Aid. The very existence of the Republican party depends on the aid and sympathy of the big combines of capital. With out a. slush fund of millions and the nc tive coercion of employes by the great corporations, the Republicans could no more carry this country than they could take wings and fly. And they know It. Would they kill the goose that lays their golden egg? Not when such shrewd and unprincipled men as the Hanna type control the organiza tion. They know enough to know that Is suicide. Houston I'ost. Tannci-Culloai Fii:ht for Spoils. Illinois Democrats should not fall to profit to the utmost from this hearty continuance of the Tanuer-Cullom war. It Is a merry war for the Democrats. When the bugles sing truce at the close of election day in November the ensu ing count of votes should find victory perching on the Democratic standard. Which result would doubtless greatly tickle the people of Illinois, wearied to death of a factional feud for sioils iu which the public Interest received no consideration whatever. St. Louis Re public. No Need of a Gold Ticket. The talk of nominating a "gold Demo crat" Presidential ticket this year should and most probably will end In talk. There Is no occasion for such a ticket. Four years ago free silver was the dominant issue in the campaign. This year, though it may be talked about in certain sections, it will not be an issue at all. because the money question is settled for at least four years to come by an unchangeable Re publican majority in the Senate. New York World. - Democratic Party and Trusts. The trust organs of the country are congratulating themselves that Demo cratic opposition to trusts will he crip pled by the ice trust corruption In New York City. Fortunately the New York Ice trust cuts little ice with the Demo cratic party, except to uiake It more determined to suppress these evils. The Democratic party lias its scoundrels, but it does not defend them, and It does not propose to let them control it In re gard to trusts. Indianapolis Sentinel. How History Will View Them. The distinguished Republican- states man, Mr. BoutelL expresses the opinion that the fair-minded historian will be able to frame a better defense for Pres ident Johnson than the historian, or the casuist even, will be able to offer In behalf of President McKinley. Con sidering the bitterness of the Republic an feeling against President Johnson, this Is a very strong expression. St Louis Post-Dispatch. An Imperialistic Tendency. There is a well-defined imperialistic tendency in this country at the present time, against which the Democratic party may well protest. It Is shown in the avowed purpose to govern our new- possessions outside of the constitution. Its most marked manifestation was in tlie enactment of the Porto Ilicaa tariff, and in the enunciation of the Presiden tial theory that the constitution does not follow the tlag. Plenty of Campaign Material. The Democrats will find all the- cam paign ammunition they ueed iu the ac tion aud nonaction of the late session of congress in its assertion of unconstitu tional powers. Its extravagauee and waste. Its greeu-goods antt-trust amend ment and its refusal to reduce oppres sive and needless taxation needless for any other purpose than to create a treasury surplus for jobbing purposes. Pittsburg Post. Kcturuiiis to the Fold. The action of many prominent "gold Democrats" throughout the country In attending the regular Democratic con vention and allowing the Chicago plat form .to be reaffirmed without a dis senting vote makes It plain that most of those who left the party four years ago will be with it again in the national election this year. Minneapolis Times. Will Need All Its Fosse. Only six months ago Senator Ilauna declared that Matt Quay would get no help from the administration. Before the campaign is over Quay may be tell ing a supplicating administration that it will get no help from him. The Re publican party will need 111 the bosses it can get this year. Los Angeles Her ald. The Tarty Not Sincere. Ko one supposes the Republican party is iu earnest in opposing trusts or its anti-trust bill would never have been brought forward so late iu the session. But late as it was, the Senate could have passeil it had It been so disposed. , Buffalo Courier. Co-,t of a War that Is "Over.'. -For a war that Is "over," as Gen. Otis says, the Philippine unpleasant ness Is a mighty costly affair. The sum allotted by congress for continuing Fil ipino pacification during the next fis cal year is $131,217,155 Philadelphia Record. At the Mercy of the Trust. If Secretary I-ong considers whatever the trust may choose to ask for armor plate a fair price, good-by to the several millions of Uncle Sam's money that will go into the extortionate maw of mo nopoly. Kansas City Times. There Will He Reciprocity. The submission of the Republican majority to the will of the armor plate trust evidently means a quiet submis sion on the part of the trust when the man with the frying-pan comes around. Omaha World-Herald. Autocrat in the White House. As it stands to-day, Mr. McKinley is by act of congress autocrat of Porto Rico and by the Inaction of congress absolute despot of the Philippines. Bostou Post. Swiftost or Vessels. The application of the turbine prin ciple to the motor machinery of ships has achieved another triumph in the case of the British torpedo-boat de stroyer. Viper. At a recent meeting of engineer at the lloyal Institution in Loudon, some interesting fact concern ing the surprising speed of the Viper were discussed. On her second pre liminary trial iu February she attained a sjiced of o5.." knots, equal to nearly -11 statute miles per hour. This is as great a speed as that of many express trains, aud if it could be developed In a great passenger ship aud maintained continuously would cut down the time needed for crossing the Atlantic to about three days. When runulug either slowly or at top speed the Viper ex periences little vibration, and it Is an ticipated that she will eventually sur pass her own record. WITHIN 0DR BORDER. A WEEK'S RECORD OT OHM HAPPENINGS. Jib fatal mr SIT psrtaat Ds-laf of Oar Xi discs and Deaths Crist, sad OaaaisJ Stata Haws Mlaor State lUaaav Jos Decker, aged 32, was instantly kiBe by a Hocking Valley passenger train near Marion. Mrs. John Porter, of Belle Ceatar, while leaning over the wash tub,' twisted tad broke the bones of both arms. The Council at Milford Center has -pealed the saloon ordinance, bat Mayer Flaherty refused to sign it for the present. At Gallipolis, Caleb Ilazlett was raa over by Mrs. Elizabeth Martin while site was out driving and seriously if not fatally injured. Theodore Keller, employed in Howell's mine at Massillon, was crushed !y foar tons of falling slate. He has UeUlureaT and a wife. Wallace Comstoclr, a wealthy farmer living near Sylvania, died as the result of being kicked and trampled upoa by an t raged horse. i Governor Nash has accepted the resign ation of N. B. Smith, of Fairfield County, as a member of the State Boird of. Vetrl nary Kxaminers. Will Murphy was drowned in the Mus- kiugum River, near Zanesville, while bathing at a fish camp. He was a sob of ex-Postmaster Murphy. , James Packer, aged 40 years, was drowned in Buck Creek, Springfield, while bathing. He was seized with cramps while teaching his little son how to swiat. ts Gerrard Weaver, aged about C while fishing in the Mahoning River, at Alliance, fell into the stream and drowned; A soar was killed in a runaway aecidest about two years ago. There was a bad smashnp of cars and' engines in the Pennsylvania yards at Toledo, and as a result. Engineer Isaae Rb;s snl Fireman J. C. Co3groTe,.were fatally scalded and bruised. The Alumni for the State Instiratioa. For the Blind adopted a resolution recom mending that the system of the line nrit be preferred to the point system, wUcfe is. making headway in some IniTiftrtiima The Sun Oil Comtanv. one of IsiWiMt' independent companies or the Nortb Limv field, has been sued by Robert and Semi Miller for $130,000 for not developing, leased territory. The case has an impor tant bearing on all oil leases in Ohio. Lightning struck an old house in whieh' Albert Dawson, of near Marseilles,- wa. sheltering himself, filling the room full of fire and knocking Dawson into an insensi ble condition. When he recovered he found that all the hair was burned frons his head, lie will recover. Workmen plowing at the rains of an old log hut near Vrbana, discovered a tar nished iron box tilled with English cous dated 172t. James Gosiey, the famous pioneer of Champaign and Logan Counties, was murdered and this cabin burned by. Indians just seventy years ago. The resignation of the following officers of the guard of the State has been receivedf Lieutenant F- W. Radder. of the Naval Brigade; E. A. Knell, Cleveland, Captaia of Company K, Fifth Regiment; Fred H. Laning, Nersralk, Lieutenant and Bat talion Adjutant of the Fifth regiment. The Supreme Court has held that the Rover law, governing the conduct and reg- " ulating the term of County Boards of Equalization, is the proper law to follow ia all cases where It comes In conflict with the Hendley bill, which covers about the same ground. The two laws are to be considered together. Milk Inspector Schurtz reports that he has found milk dealers using a powerful liquid at Toledo to color and preserve milt and cream with. It is called creamone, and Is a poison. He also found manufac tured cream which is used for making ice cream. Both are poison, he says, and are used in nearly all Ohio cities. The Supreme Court has issued a tempo rary writ of mandamus directed at Chas J. Bowlus, Mayor of Springfield, and re quiring him to approve the bond of Robert N. Lantz. City Clerk. There was a hotly contested fight for the City Clerkship of Springfield and Lantz was elected by a narrow margin. Bowlus, who is opposed to Lantz politically, stood upon a techni cality and refused to approve his bond asr Clerk. The following officers of the Ohio Na tional Guard have been commissioned by Adjutant-General Axlinei Harry S. Lee, " First Lieutenant. Company G, Third Reg iment; Miles S.Kuhns, Second Lieutenant, Company G, Third Regiment, Dayton; Richard E. Hull, Captain and Adjutant, Fourth Regiment, Columbus; Siraeoa Stuller. First Lieutenant: Earl Newkirk, Second Lieutenant. Company E. Sixth Regiment, Bryan; James Cahoon. Ensign; Charles Pierce, Lieutenant, First Division, First Battalion Naval Brigade, Toledo. Just ten years ago, while at dinner, Le land C. Hartzler, then 20 years of age, an nounced to his parents that he was going Vest to seek his fortune. "Mother," said he, "I shall not return till I am a rich man." In ten years no tidings had been received from the boy and he was given up by his family fordead. Last Thursday Fanner James Hartzler and wife were seated at dinner at their home near ML Victory. It was the tenth anniversary of the son's departure. A. step was heard without; the door was Hung open and there stood the prodigal returned. He had been to the Klondike and has amassed several thousand dollars. Andrew W. llogan, a prominent citizen of Steubenville, was struck by a Clevelaad and Pittsburg passenger train in the upper end of the city and instantly killed. Mr. llogan was a passenger conductor on the Pittsburg and Fort Wayne Road for twenty years, but retired some, years ago. Edwin Judkins, aged 68 years, was killed in a machine shop at Painesrille, where he is employed as a pattern maker. A heavy machine he was moving fell upon him and" crushed his skull between a cor ner of a machine and a vise. He lived twenty minutes with his brain exposed and penetrated by fragments of bone. Anna Reams, the three-and-a-half-year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John 11. Reams, was crushed to death beneath a heavy llower vase, which stood in the front -yard of her home. The little one was fond of llowers and climbed onto the vase to see those with which it was filled. The vase toppled over, carrying her with it. The physicians who were summoned were powerless to aid her, and she died in a few minutes. Her parents are heartbroken. An unknown man about 40 years of age, was run over and killed near West Carroll- ton by the south bound Big Four passen ger tram. It is thought he lived at Apple ton. The Directors of the International Coke Company at a meeting held In New York City recently, decided to locate a branch establishment at Hamilton, which will give employment to 600 men. The plant will be located between the C. II. and D. and the Panhandle tracks just north of New Hirer bridge. The contract for the con struction of the buildings and ovens has been let to the J. F. Bender Bros., and work will commence at once. Two million five hundred thousand brick will be used. Marion Coe, of Nelsonville, aged 41, un married and belonging to a party of horse traders encamped on the outskirts of Jack son, was kicked in the neck by a horse and instantly killed. 4 m 3J 3 Tit m KA rn 1 --& '.! : r-ki JL :C "v . ir28iKB. "jSifi-ia&zd&d Li-. f 'j. -mJ- v-.- 'i "-- itK", - . X ,- ;.mim.