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WHICH ONE! Onvnf lid, tiKr -' . Hut ono Will sit by a Kd with a nRmnleat fear, And clnp ft htmi Growing coi'l n it f-Hs for the spirit land; Juti unff, which oiio? ' One of ua, Atnr- Hut one Will tntid hy tho other's coffin blur And look, and wwp, Wlillo those in tut ile Hp Mrtinp1 silence keep: iHtrliitfr, which, one? One of ub, dear Hut onr By an open frrttvn W dn-,p a tear, And boTnewnnl fty. The anguish of nn unhurei a-rlef to knmr; Jiiriltig-, which one? . One of us, dVnr-- . Hut im 8hall speak rind words the other can not hoar. And fullv know All we have dimly rlMl here beloWJ Durlina:, which one? One of us, darllnfr. It must be. It mnv be, you will slip from m$; My little life may first be done; ,t I'm glad we do not know - ! i NVbUhonn. . Julia 11. M iy, in Goltlen Rnfe. "LAL" RYDQUIST; A Story of the Land and Sea. BY WALTER BESANT AND JAMES RICE, IN ALL THE YEAR ROUND. CHAPTER IX.—CONTINUED. They examined every islet of the lit tle groups. They ventured within tho great lagoon of Ilogoleu, a hundred miles across, where an archipelago of islets lie in the shallow land-locked sea, clothed with forest. The people came off to visit them, paddling in canoes of sandal-wood; there were two or three ships put in for pearls and beehe de mer. Then they touched at the Knderhy Islands, the Royalist Islands, the Swede Islands, and the Uliea Islands. "Perhaps," said Captain Holstius, as they sighted every one, ' he may have drifted here." Hut he had not. To these far-off islands few ships ever come. Yet from time to time there ap pears the white sail of a trader or a missionary schooner, or the smoke of an English war-vessel. The people are mostly gentle and obliging, when they recognize that the ship does not come to carry them off as coolies. But to all in quiries there was but one answer, that they had no white man among them, unless it was some poor beach-comber living among them, and one of them selves. They knew nothing of any boat. Worse than all, Dick shook his head at every place; and showed no interest in the inquiries they prosecuted. A voyage in these seas is not without danger, lhey are shallow seas, where new reufs, new .coral islands, and new shoals are continually being formed, so that where a hundred years ago was safe sailing, there are now rocks above the surface, and even islands. There are earthquakes too, and volcanic eruptions. There are islands where plantations and villages nave been swallowed up in a moment, and their places taken by boil ing lather; in the seas lurk great sharks, and by the shores are poisonous fish. The people are not everywhere gentle and trustful; they have learned the vices of Europe and the treacheries of white men. I hey have been known to sur round a becalmed ship and massacre all on board. Yet Captain Holstius went among them undaunted and without fear. They did not offer him any injury, letting him come and go unmolested. Trust begets trust. So they sailed from end to end of this great archipelago and heard no news of nex. Then their hearts began to fail them But always in the bows sat Dick, searching the distant horizon, and in his face there was the look of one who knows that he is near the place which he would una. And one day1, after many day's sailing 1 think they had been out of San rran cisco seventy-five days they observed a strange tiling. Dick lx:gan to grow restless. He bor rowed the Captain's glasses and looked through them, though his own eyes were almost as good. Ho rambled up and down the deck continually, scanning llie UOI1OU. ; 'fcce, cried Lai, 'he knows the air pi this place; ho has been here be fore. Is there no lanil in sight r "None." He gave her tho glass, "I see the line of sea and tho blue sky, There is no hind in sight." Yet what was the meaning of that restlessness? By some sense unknown to those who. have the usual live, the ii,on who could neither hear nor speak knew very well that he was near the place they had come so far to find. Captain Hoptias showed his com panion their position upon the chart. " e are upon the open sea," he said. "Here are the Uliea isles two hundred miles and more from any where. A little more and we shall be outside the shallow seas, and in the deoi water again. Lai, we have searched so far in vain. Ho is not in the Carolines, then where can he be? Nothing is be tween us and the Pelews excepting this little shoal." The charts Bre not always perfect the- little snnai, since the chart was laid down, bad become an atull, with its reef ami its iHjroon. It was early morning, not long after sunrise. While they were looking . upon the chart.'which they knew by heart, the Malay burst into tho cabin and seized Lai by he hand. He dragged her upon the deck, his eves flashim?.' his lips parted, and pointed with both hands to the horizon. . Alien he nodded his head and sat down on dock once more, imi tating tho action of one who paddles. Lai hhw nothing. The Captain followed with his a-lassos. "Land ahead;" he said alow lv,- "off the olaMi.,-,! ' He gave her the glasses. ; Shi looked. made out the land, and then offered the glass to Dirk. "who shook, his head, poiut- eu, aim notnici iam. " We havu tuuml the place," cried Lai, "I know it is 1 teel it is Oh, Hex, Kex, tf wo should Una you there: As the shin drew nearer, tho excite ment of the Malay increased. It became eert:t'ii now that he had recognized the place, of which nothing could be seen except a low line of rick with while wa ter ure&kinir ever it. i . . The day was nearly calm, a breath of air gently floating the vessel lurward; presently tUu rock became clearly de fined; a low reef, of a horse-shoe shape, surrounded, save for a narrow entrance a large lagoon of perfectly smooth wa ter; within the lae-oon were visible two, or perhaps three islands, low, aud ap parently with little other vegetation than the universal piindaug, that be neficent palm of the rocks which wants nothing but a little cond sand to grow in, ana provides the islanders with food, clothing, roofs for their huts, and sails for their canoes. As soon as Dick saw ttio cntraneo to the lagoon .he ran to the bouts and made signs that they should lower and row to the land. "I-et him have his way," said the Captain, " he shall be our leader now. us not be too confident, Lai, my dear, but I verily believe that we have found tht'plaoe, and, perhaps, the man." They lowered the boat. The first to jump into her was the Mnlay, who seated himself in tho bows and seized an oar. Then he made signs to his mis tress that she should come too. They lowered her, and she sat in the stern. Then the Captain got. in, and they pushed off. hat do you say, Lair asked Hol stius, looking at her anxiously, 1 am praying, she replied, with tears in her eyes. " And I am think ing, brother," she laid her liari.l in his, ' how good a man you are, and what re ward we can give you, and, what Rex will say to you." - 1 need no reward. ' ho said, "but to know and feel that you fifa happy. l ou win toll Kex, my dear, that 1 have been your brother since ho was lost. Nothing more, Lai, never anything else. That has been enough." She burst Into tears. "Oh! what shall I tell him about vou? what shall I not tell him? Shall I in very truth be.able to tell him anything to speak to lnm again" Kiss mo, be fore all thece" men that they mav know how much I love my brother, and how grateful I em, and how I pray that Ood ...lit I i ..ill:.!..,:. i II win i e ii i n on out ot ins minute love. Mie liini her hand on Ins while he stooped his head and kissed her fore head. , , ' i Enough of me," ho said, "think now of Rex." By this time they were In the mouth of the lagoon.-' They passed over a bar oi coral, some eight teet deep, and then the water grew deeper. In this beauti ful and remote tqiot, Lai was to find her lover. All the while the Malay looked first to tho islands and then back at his mistress, his face wreathed with smiles and his eyes Hashing with excitement Ihe sea in tins lagoon was perfectly. wonderfully transparent. The flowers of the sea-weeds, the fish, the great sea slugs the beehes do mer collected by so many trading vessels; the sharks moving lazily about the shallow water were as easily visible as u thev were on land. This small land-locked sea was. apparently, about three miles in diam eter, bounded on all sides by the ring of narrow rocks, and entered bv one narrow mouth; the islets, which had been visible from the ship, were four in number. The largest one, of irregular shape, appeared to be about a mile and a half long, and perhaps a mile broad; it was a low island, thinly set with the pandang, the screw palm, which will grow when nothing else can hnd moist ure in the sandy soil; there were no signs of habitation visible. The other three islands, separated from the larger one, and lrom each other, by narrow straits, were quite small, tho largest not ruoro than two or three acres m ex tent. The place was perfectly quiet; nt sign of life was seen or heard. Hick pointed to a large island, which ran out a low bend of cape toward the entrance of the lagoon. His face was terribly in earnest, he laughed no long er; he kept looking from tho island to his mistress and back again. As they drew nearer, he held up his finger to command silence. The men took short strokes, dipping their oars silently, so that nothing was heard but the grating of the oars in the row-locks. On rounding the cape they found narrow level beach of sand stretching back about a hundred feet. This was the same place where, five months be fore. Captain Wattles held his confer ence With the prisoner. " Easy!" cried the Captain. Tho boat with her weigh on slowly moved on toward the shore. There seemed on the placid bosom of the la goon to be no current and no tide, nor any motion oi the waters, lor no fringe of hanging sea-weed lay upon the rocks, nor was there any belt'of the flot sam which lies round the vexed shores where waves beat and winds roar. Strange, there was not even the gentle murmur of the washing wavelet, which is never still elsewhere on the calmest day. All hold their breaths and listened. The air was so still that Lai heard the breathing of the boat's crew; the boat slowly moved on toward tho shore. The Malay in the bows had shipped his oar ana now sat like a wild creature waitinirfor the moment to snrinir. "Hush!" It was Lai who Tield up nor linger. There wa3 a sound of distant voices, The place was not, then, uninhabited The boat neared the shore. When it was but two feet or so from the shelving bank the Malay leaped out of the bows alighting on hands and knees, and ran waving his arms, toward the wood. It was now three mouths since the offer of freedom was brought to Rex and refused on conditions so hard. So far the prediction of Captain Watili was fulfilled; no sail had crossed the sea within sight ot the lonely island; no ship had touched there. It was likely indeed, that the castaway would live and Uiu there abandoned and forgot ton, Rex kept the probability before his mind; ho remembered Robinson Cru soe's famous list of things for which he might be grateful; he was well; the place was healthy; there was food sufficiency, though rough; and ho was not alono, though was not altogether tude. perhaps that fact a subject for grati The sun was yet in the forenoon, and Rex, invcutor-general of the island while perfecting a method of improving tuo lishing by means of nets made ol the pandang liber, was startled1 by the rush of twenty cr thirty of tho people. seizing clubs and spears, and 'shouting to each other. The rush and the shout could mean but one thing' a ship in sight. He sprang to his feet, hesitated, and then went with them. He saw, at first, nothing but a boat close to land, and a figure runnin; nwiftly across the sandy beach. What they saw, from tho boat; was a group of very ferocious natives, yelling to one another ami brandishing weap ons, intent, no doubt, to slay and de stroy every mothers son. They were darker of hue than most Pol nesians; they were tattooed all over; their noses and. ears were pierced and stuck with bits of tortoise-shell for ornament; their abundant and raven-black hair was twisted in knots on the top of their heads.. ' . ?. ' And anion them stood one with a long brown beard; he wore a hat made out of a palm-loaf; his feet were bare; his clothes were shreds and rags; his bare arum were tattooed like the island ers' arms; his hair was long aud mal ted; his -checks, his hands, arms and feet wei'e iJironzed; he might have passed for a native but for his face and hair. ) It, was exactly what Captain Wattles had seen, only the men were fiercer. When thev saw from the boat tho white man, they grasped each other's hands. Courage, Lai," said Captain Hol- stii'i, "Courage and caution." When Rex, among the natives, saw and recognized Dick, his faithful sor-j vant running to greet him and kissing his hftnd; when ho saw the people surl denly slop their shouts, aud gather curi ously about their old friend, who had boon kidnapped long before with their own brother, he stared about him as if in a dream. - - t - Thhn Dick seized his master's hand and pointed. -, A ship was standing off the mouth of tho lagoon; a boat was on the beach; and in the boat- Biifi junt then Cap tain Holstius leaped ashore, and a girl after him. And then then the girl followed the Malay and ran toward him with arms outstretched. Crying: nexi ttflxi" - s This must bo a dream.' Yet no dream would throw upon his breast the girl of whom ho had thought day and night, his lovo, his promised wife. Kex! Kex! Do vou not snow mer Have you forgotten?" tor a wlule, indeed, ho could not speak. Tho thing stunned him. In a single moment he remembered all the past; tho long despair of the weary time, especially of the last three months; tho dreadful prospect before him; tho thought of the long years creeping slowly on, unmarked even by spring or autumn; the loneliness of bis life; the gradual sinking, deeper and deeper, unto the level of tho poor fel lows around liiin; living v dead no one would know about him; perhaps the girl lie loved being deceived into marrviiiL' the liar and villain who sat in the boat and offered him conditions of freedom ho remembered all these Ihings. He remembered, too, how of 'lute he had thought that there might come a time when it would bo well to end every thing by a plungo m the transparent waters ol the lagoon. Iwo minutes of straggle and all would be over. - Death seemed a long and conscious sleep. To sleep unconscious, and without a wak mg, is nothing, lo sleep conscious of repose, knowing that there will bo no more trouble, is the imaginary haven of the suicide. Then he roused himself and clasped ner to ins heart: "My darling! You have come to find me! . But how to get away? - - First, he took the ribbons from Lai's hat and from her neck, and presented them to the chief, saying a few words of friendship and greeting. . The finery pleased the man, and he tied it round his neck, saying that it was good. The phenomenon in bright colored ribbons, lie did not understand. Could she, too, mean kidnapping? Meantime tho boat was lying close to the beach, and beside the bow stood Captain Holstius, motionless, waiting. " Lai," said Rex. " Go quietly back to the boat and get in. Take Dick and make him get into the boat with you I will follow. Do nothing hurriedly. snow no signs ot icar. She obeyed: the people made no at tempt to oppose her return; Captain Holstius heliied her into the boat. Lin fortunately Dick did not obey. Ho stood on the beach waiting. Then Rex began, still talking to the people, to walk slowly toward the boat, He was promising to bring them presents from the ship; he begged them to stay where they were, and not to crown round the boat; he bade them re member the bad man who hail stole two of their brothers, and he promised to find out where they were and bring them back, lhey listened, nodded, and answered that what he said was good. When he neared the boat they stood irresolute, grasping the idea that they were going to lose the white man who had been among them so long. I believe that he would have got oft quietly, but for the zeal of Dick, who could not restrain his impatience, but sprang forward and caught his old master in his strong arms, and tried to carry him into the boat. Then the islanders yelled and made for the beach all together. No one but Lai could toll, afterward, exactly what happened at this moment. It was this. Two of the islanders, who were in advance of the rest, arrived at the beach just as Dick had dragged his master into the boat. Captain Hol stius had pushed her off" and was stand ing by the bows, up to his knees in water, on the point of leaping in. In a moment more they would have been in deep water. The black fellows, seeing that they were too late, stayed their feet, and poised their spears, aiming them, in the blind rage of the moment, at tho man they had received amongst themselves and treated hospitably nt Rex. But as the weapons left their hands, Captain Holstius sprang into the boat, and stand ing upright, with outstretched arms, re ceived in his own breast the two spears which would have pierced the heart of Rex. Tho action, though so swift as to take but a moment, was as deliberate as if it had been determined upon all along. Then all was over. Rex was safely seated in the stern beside his sweet heart; Dick was crouching at his feet; the boat was in deep water; the men were rowing their hardest: the savages were yelling on the beach; and at Lai's feet lay, pale and bleeding, the man who had saved the life of her lover at the price of his own. She laid his pale face in her lap; she took his cold hands in her own; she kissed his cold forehead, while from his breast there flowed the red blood of his life, given, like his labor and his sub stance, to her. He was not yet quite dead, and pre sently ho opened his eyes those soft blue eyes which had so often rested upon her as if they were guarding and sheltering her in tenderness and pity. They were full of love now, and even of joy, for Lai had got Lack her lover. " Ve have found him, Lai," he mur mured " we have found him. You will be happy again now you have got your heart's desire." hat could she say? How could she reply? "Do not cry, Lai, dear. What mat ters for nie if only you are hap py?" They were his last words. I reseutly he pressed her lingers; his head, a pnn her lap, fell over on one side his breath ceased. ; So Captain Holstius, alone among the three, redeemed his pledge. If Lai was happy, what more had he to pray for upon this eanh? What mattered, as ho said, for him? At sundown that evening, when the ship was under weigh again and the reef of tho lonely unknown atoll low on the horizon, thev buried the Captain in the deep, while Rex read tho Service of the Dead. The blood of Captain Holstius must belaid to the charge of his rival; the blood of all the white men murdered on l'olynesian shores must be laid to the charge of thuse who have visited the to out the a Island in order to kidnap th people, and those who have gone among them only teach them some of the civilization of which they have extracted noth ing but its vices. As regards this little islet, the people know, in some, vague way, that they have had living among them a man who Was suiwior to themselves, who tancht them things, aiid showed them certain iffinlt arts by which he improved their mode ol life; if ever, which wo hope mav not be their fate, they fall in with ' bourn-Combers of Samoa or Hawaii, they will easily perceive that Kex Armiger was notoneot them, lhey will remember that he was a person of such great importance that two chiefs Came to see him; one of them carried off two of their people, the other, with whom was a great princess, carried off thoir prisoner himself. In a lew vears time the story will be come a myth. Some of the missionaries are great hands at collecting folk-lore. They will laud here nnd will presently Inquire among, the people for legends and traditions of the past. They will hew how, long, long ago (many years ago), there had living aniong'th'em a wTiite person, whose proper spliere by birth was the broad heaven; how ho stayed with them a long time (many moons); how one after too other white persons came to see him, both bad and good; for some kidnapped their people and took them away to be eaten alive; how at last a goddess, all in crimson, blue and gold, came with a male deity aud took away their guest, who hail, meantime, taught, them how to make clothes, roofs and bread, out of the be neficent pandang; how the companion was killed in an unlucky scrimmage; and how they looked forward for their return some day. The missionaries will write down this story and send it home; wise men will get hold of it, and discuss its meaning, l'hey will bo divided into two classes; those who see in it a legend of the sun god, the princess being nothing but tho moon, and her companion the morning star; the other class will see in the story corruption of the history of Moses. Others, more learned, will compare this legend with others exactly like it in al most all lands. It is, for instance, the same as tho tale of Guinevere returning for Arthur, and will quote examples from Afghanistan, Alaska, Tierra del Fuego, Borneo, the valleys of the Leba non, Socotra, Central America and the Faroe Isles. Five weeks later Lai was married at San Francisco. The merchant who lent her the schooner gave her a country house for her honeymoon. "She ought," said Rex, "to have married the man who gave her himself, all his fortune, and his very life. 1 am ashamed that so good a man has been sacrificed for mv sake. 'rsosir, said the Californmn; "not for your sake at all. but for hers. We may remember some words about laying down your life for your friends. Per haps it is worth the sacrifice of a life to have done so good and great a thin If there wero many more such men in the world, we might shortly expect to seo the gates ot Kdeu open again. "Unfortunately," said Rex, "there are more like Captain Wattles." " Yes sir; I am sorry he is an Ameri can. But you can boast your liorlind er, who is, 1 believe, an Englishman.' The account of Lai's return and the death of Captain Holstius duly appeared in the an rrancisco papers. It was accompanied by strictures of some se verity upon tho conduct of Captain Uarnabas is. wattles, who was com pared to the skunk of his native country, It was this account, with these strict ures, which the Son of Consolation found in the paper. after posting his packet ol lies. Furt hor, a Sydney paper asked if the Captain Barnabas B. Wattles, of the Fair Maria, was the same Cairtain Wat tles who behaved in the wonderful manner described in the California naners. He wrote to say he was not. From further information received, it presently appeared to everybody that he was that person. He has now lost his ship, and I know not where he is nor what occupation he is at present following. It remains only to suggest, rather than to describe, the joyful return to Seven Houses. We may not linger to relate how Mrs. Rydquist. who still found comfort in wearing additional crapo to her widow's weeds for Rex, now kept it on for Captain Holstius, calling every body's attention to the wonderful ac curacy of her predictions; how Captain iachanasen first sang a Aunc ainnttis, loudly proclaiming his willingness to go since Lai was happy again; and then explained, lest he might be taken at his word, that perhaps it would be well to remain in order to experience the full ness of wisdom which conies with nine ty years. He also takes great credit to himself for the able reading he had given of the mummieking. The morning after their arrival, Rex, looking for his wife, found her in the kitchen, making the pudding with her old bib on and her white arms tlecki with flour, just as he remembered her three years before. Beside her, the Patriarch slept in the wooden chair. " It is all exactly the same," he said "yet with what a difference? And have had three years of the kabobo. Lai, you are going to begin again the old housekeeping?" She shook her head and laughed, Then the tears came into her eyes. "Tho Captains like this pudding. she said. " I-ct me please them oueo more, Rex, while I stand here looking through tho window at the trees in tho church-yard, and through the open door in tho garden, and when 1 listen to the noise of the docks and the river, and for tho white sails bevond the church and watch the dear old- man asleep there beside the fire, I cannot believe but that I shall hear another step, anil turn round and see beside me, with his grave smile ami tender eyes. Captain Holstius, standing, as ho used to stand in the doorway, watching me without word. Rex kissed her. He could hear this talk without iealousv or pain. Yet will always seem to him somehow, ns his wife had missed a better husband than himself, a feeling which may be useful in keeping dowu pride, vain con ceit, and over masterfulness; vice V'hich mar ihe conjugal happiness of many. Ho could never have been mv hus band," the voung wife went on in her happiness, thinking she spoke the whole trutli; " not even if I hud never known you. But I loved him, Rex." , THK KNU. " We must not be surprised to hear of a paper furniture factory starting into existence before long. 1 aper can now be made of strong fibres and compressed u. lo a substance so hard that only diamond can scratch it. A foreign jour nal says that wood will be supersechid by paper. A. J. cnn. Win. Kaiser is the oldest reigning King or Emperor ever known in the his tory of Christendom Platforms of the Pennsylvania Republicans. The following nrt the platforms adopted by the Republican and Inde pendent Republican Pennsylvania State Conventions, respectively: REPUBLICAN. a The Republican imrty nr tho fMt of Pome Kvlwinlii. In I nn vent i in HBeinlle.l. iln rt'Hltlnn the prliielpli'i or jiittli'i'. e,pi.il rlnhls. honesty anil economy In Null,, mil unit Hliile Adoilnls ti'HllonK, upon will, h Hip pnrtv fonn.l.'.l, ml upon whli-h It hus o Ion n'n.1 i-omlnioilly triumphed; anil dues h'-rehr r.-solvo thnt It ha Hlwuya Imi.mi Uih aim unit purpo-ie or Ih Ki'initill.-nti party to (mil Hilly K'IHpI Ihe In terest of the Inlioriiiif elas,-s by all Kintaliln ieirilatlon, and to tli.it en.l the protection nf Anirw-ftn tinluitrv t.v the advoeaev of a i-otv liiiimnea of a proper and Jii.liei.ins tariff Ik enjolnisl upon our feimtorl nnd Kepreaentn tj 'H in Coiurresfi. fMolivd. 'f hai, as the spnsenf theirreat body of thn Republican party of the Ktatn of Penn flylYimiu, we declare: 1. I hat re unequivocally condemn the ne of putrnnmrn to promote pei-,oal political cii'i1. aim re. pure unit nil nttices hestowc.1 within the purty nhnll be upon the basis of flt!IC-.. Z. 1 hat competent and faithful nfflcor Should not lie removed except foronuae. H. 1 h-it the non-elective minor olheea should bo flllisi In aecorduuee with rules established bv law. 4. That the ascertained popular will shall Iw faithluilv carried out in State and NmII.h.iiI Conventions, and by those holdlnt; ollleo by tho liix.roi me panv. 5. That we eon.lemn compulsory assramenta for iMilitieal purposes, aud proscription for failure to rcHpond either to such asso-isments or to re.pu'its for voluntary contributions, and thnt any policy of political proscription Is unjust, hiiu cuicuiaiial to nisturo party uar m. my. . That public offlce con'tltntes a hlh trust to be administered solely for the people, whose iiiu-.-ei iiiusi oo paramount in mine or per sons and parties, and that it should be Inva riably conducted with the same etticlcncy, economy and integrity as arc expected ill the execution of private trusts. i. j nai tne Mate ticket should he sueh as by the Impartiality of Its constitution and the h'irh ch.iractcr and acknowledged tttness of the nomin.-es will Justly commend Itself to the support of the united Kepulillciin part v. K.n.ilrr.l, 1 hilt we also recommend the ndoiv- tion of the following prominent rules for hol.l Iiir State Convention-! the conduct ot the party: 1. That deleirntes to the Stnte Conventions shHll be chosen In the manner In which candi dates for Ihe (ieui'i-iil Asscmli are nomi nated, except In Senatorial districts composed of more than one county. In which conferees for Ihe aelection of senatorial delegates shall be chosen in the manner aforesaid. 3. Hcrcartcr the State Convention of the lio tiublican arty shall be held on the second Wednesday of July, except In thevenrofa Presidential election, when It shall be held not more than thirty days previous to tho day fixed for the National Convention, and at loa.it aixtv days' notice shall be given of the date of the mate i onvention. 3. T hut we recommend to conntv organiza tions that in thoir rules they allow the la ircst freedom in ireneral participation In primaries consistent with the preservation of party or ganization. Hmtvnl, That It Is the duty of the Fo lend riovernmeut to adopt a policy which will result In observing koisI faith towards the ulsiriir ines by keeping- Intruders out of tho Indian Territory, by enautinir laws protecting- life anu property on mo reservations, oy prohil- Itlmr trllH) rcmovuls. bv pdllcatmir all Indian children In manual-labor schools, and by (rlv- inif inn. is in severalty ana eventually citixeu bip to all self-supportiuir Indians who desire the same. HrHolvrd. That we most deeply deplore thn loss sustained by ns in common w.'th other portions of our Natl. in ill the death of Presi dent James A. (iarlleld. who exemplitled by his whole life and public career all the princi ples which constitute the hiKhcst type of American inanh.sid, and who, wh.-n stricken down by the hand of a cowardly nasassin, showed by bis lortitude and heroin patience that his profession that he was ready to Kive his life lur his country was not an empty boast. H.n.iJred, That wo heartily svmnathl7.e with the widow and mother of our Into President and his bereaved children, and we say to tliem that his lite and memory are the richest legacy that could have Ix-eu be.iueathfsl to them. Kmserd. That the Administration of Presi dent Chester A. Arthur, commenced under sueh sad and trylnsr circumstances, has proved to ue wise, conciliatory aim einclenl, ami Is entitled to the cordial support of every Uu publican. Remlvrd, That under the Administration of our worthy and able (iovernor, Henry M. Hoyt, the affairs of our State huve been wisely, hon estly and economically administered, tho in terests of the taxpayers of the .State have been can-fully Kuanle.l, and the Administration is worthy of the confidence of every citizen. Httnlval, That the ticket nominated this day combimis purity of personal character with eminent ai.iiity; is wortby or the hearty and undividid support of every true Republican, and for Its election we hereby pledge our earn est efforts. RfMftwiL That the State Committee bo con stituted according to the usaues of the party, tho delegation f rom each diatrict.to present to tho Secretary of this convention the name of tho person desired to be placed thereon. INDKPENPEST IIKPITBMOAN. The Hnpubllcans of Pennsylvania who will not surrender their political rights and who maintain exercise of their own conscience and Judgment concerniiiM' public atf airs, having as- soinuioii in .-Mate i ouveuiion, miiKu me rol lowimr declaration of principles and pur poses: 1. We declare our attachment to the prin ciples of the Republican parly freedom, union, nationality, eoual rights before the law, maintenance of public faith, protection to home imlu-itry, and we demand that the reiv ord which has ln-i-n so nobly made shall be wls.-lv and fearlessly perpetuated. . We declare that the nomination and elec tion of James A. tiarlield to the Presidency sitfiiitlml to us the triumph of true reform in the Civil-Sen ice and etihir.-d liberty of ac tion tor the masses of the Republican party in the nomination of candidates and the conduct of their party atlairs; and we deplore theover whclinimf evidence presented to us in Penn sylvania that the calamity of tils assassination has been followed by the overthrow of these reforms in the hands of his successor. U. We denounce tho system which makes patronage " and "spoils" out of public uni ces: we denounce the practice of KiviuK' them to political managers lor use In adanuinff persoiial jsilitical ends: we denounce ihe re moval of I'aithlul aud competent olliccrs in the absence of public reason; we denounce the practice of levying assessments and demand ing contributions for pat ty use from public officials: wo denounce, severally nnd eollect tlvely, tho evils and corruptions which accom pany the conduct of irnveriuuciit on the "spoils system," and which arc inseparable from such method of administration; aud we denounce tho system ol-biiss rule" and "machine" control, which, when tamely endured, makes leaders into autoi nils aud re. luces the mass of eiti.enship into (Kilitleal bondilife. 4. We declare our purpose in take up tho work which fi ll when Oarlield fell. W e d. Iiiilnd in place of the sp ils system" the reformation of the Civil Service by law, so that Ihe appointive places therein may be freely open to alt lit and in.lusl rioiis citizens, and removals therefrom shall be only for good and sullicienl public cause. We demand, in stead of prostitution of the public service to private uses, it recognition as a high and hon orable trust, to Ve administered for the peo ple's benefit, with etlieiency, economy and integrity. We demand, Instead of the inso lence, tin proscription and the tyranny of " Uissisin" and " machine" rule, the free And conscientious exercise of private judgment in political ullairs and the faithful discharge by those who assume representative trusts ol tho expressed will of the people. i. We declare in lavor ol the following party reforms: 1. That delegates to State Conventions tie chosen by the people In the manner which candidates lor the General Assembly are pominaled. a. That representation In the State Conven tion lai by counties, mid apportioned accord ing to their Republican vote. :1. That State Conventions shatl not be held without at least sixtv days' notice, nor earlier than the second Wednesday in July, except in Presidential years. 4. That Republicans who voted for tho Ko publican candidate for President lit Iho Presi dential election next preceding shall be en titled to Join in tho ch ileeof delegates' to BtatJ and National Conventions. The Difference. if The people of the North, the large proportion of whom have some other pursuit besides politics and office-seeking, do not reali.o Ihe superheated con dition of men's feelings in the South touching all political events. Hitter partisans are oltcn found in the North in both the great political parties, but they seldom allow their feelings to car ry them beyond the bounds of reason and common sense, much less to permit their blind devotion to party to override their love of justice. Some receut ;xainples of this differ ence in sentiment may bo given in the way of illustration. Not long ago a number of most in Philadelphia, belong ing to the Republican parly, were de tected in election frauds. They were tried, convicted of the offense, sen tenced to tho Penitentiary for a term of years, whore lhey are now meditating upon the wisdom of that good Repub lican motto, of "an honest election and a fair count." EvcrvValv said that it served them right. In Albany, N. Y., they have recently had a similar ex- pcrience, with a similar result, three repeaters having been sent to prison al ready, and eight dishonest election in spectors have been indicted by the (rami Jury, with a fine prospect of serving a term in Sing Sing in striped clothing. Nobody sympathizes with these rascals, and no one rises up to de fend them or to ask that the force of their sontenno may bo mitigated. Hut in the South party feeling runs much higher, and very different results are produced in consequence. The re cent trials in the Federal Court of Charleston, S. C, of persons charged with having violated the Klection laws, have been pretty much in the nature of a judicial farce. There was tho most ample proof of tho guilt of the persons arraigned, anil the prosecution on tho part of the (iovernmcnt made its caso as clear as daylight, but not a single conviction followed, for tho reason that there were some good Democrats on each of tho juries who had solemnly promised that no verdict of guilty should be rendered for such offenses. And now eonie the South Carolina Bourbon bulldozing newspapers and publicly commend tho action of these jurors, and print their names in a "roll or honor." They are praised for having resisted "the blandishments and men aces of the prosecution," and it is de clared that "they deserve well of every honest man in the State." There was no doubt, whatever, of the guilt of the accused-that was confessed by every one conversant with the facts; but jurors were praised in tho newspapers for hav ing violated their solemn oaths in order to screen and save from a merited and just punishment those who were known to be guilty of violating tin; laws nnd trampling upon the sacred rights of others. Religious fanaticism and zeal go too far when they justify the persecution of others in order to propae-ate a docnia. nnd political partisanship becomes a deadly enemy to the public we I fare when it leads to such results as have re cently been seen in the abortive trials in South Carolina. And the time is not far off when the prudent ami conserva tive men in that State and the entire South will see that they cannot afl'ord to justify such violations of the Klection laws, and that they have returned to plague the inventors much sooner than they expected. Ihe purity of the ballot-box is essential to the perpetuity of our republican system of Government, and the South has as much at stake In the supremacy of law and good order as me iNortn. lmchqu Journal. The Democratic Campaign Plan. We have b.'on wailing patiently for some indication of the plan of campaign which the Democrats have marked out for next fall, and at last are gratified with the sound of the first gun that clearly reveals it. The mode of attack is thorough and comprehensive, and the Indianapolis Sentimi opens tho assault on the Republican lines. It recites the fact that delicate little infernal ma chines have been sent through the mails to kill Vanderbilt anil others. It avers that there is in jail a "howling Repub lican assassin" named Guiteau; " in the White House a bullet-made President," " in the courts sueh star-route thieves as Brady and Dorsey," etc. In these things "thoughtful people will discover that a fell spirit is abroad in the lantl bent on mischief; that a deadly virus is in the blood of the Nation: that tho devil is massing his forces for death and des olation." Tho handwriting is on the wall, and the Sentinel, as the representa tive of the Democratic press, is its Daniel. " Such incidents are well calculated to make men reflect," says this prophet. 'For twenty years the Republican party has held sway. It has debauched things once of good report. Nothing has escaped its contaminating touch. There is a depth of completeness in this way of attacking an adversary that commands respect. It admits of no palliating circumstances to relieve the litter devilisliness of Republicanism. If it errs at all it is in not going across the water and attributing the Irish assigna tions to the same "fell spirit." But per haps it is all summed up in the following: "Ilere we have the outcome of Repub licanism infernal machines, assassina tion and universal debauchery." And this is not the worst of it. "Matters are going from bad to worse. Certainly it is about time to retire the Republican party." Wo should say so. The shrewdness of the Democratic policy will appear when the ditliculty of meet ing these charges is appreciated. Tho Republican party has been in power twenty years. There is no doubt about that. And there is considerable sin in the world. There is no doubt about that. The connection between the two is obvious. It is true that the Repub lican party did not have, strictly speak ing, a fair chance when Wilkes Booth, w ho was a Democrat, we believe, put in And- Johnson for four years as President, but probably if this hail not happened things would have been worse. It was while the Republican party was in power at Washington that the Tweed Ring came very near stealing all there was in New York, too. Ami the Czar was assassinated besides. How the mass of evidence accumulates w hen we come to think it over. This horrible career of wickedness will cease if the Democrats win this fall. It would have been better to save the argument for the next Presidential elec tion; for if tho Democrats capture Con gress and a Republican President re mains in power anil the wickedness still continues, the situation w ill be mixed, and the plea will lose its effectiveness two years hence. It had much better be reserved till then, when, with Tilden for a reform candidate with his cipher arrangements and liarnum's mules, it would be liable to sweep things, es pecially if care were taken to get up another Morey letter at the right mo nieut. Jlr. Vanderbilt would prefer to have somebody else open his mail for two years so as to have a sure thing thenceforth against infernal machines rather than to complicate matters by dividing the responsibilit- at this junct ure. Perhaps President Arthur had better resign and give the Democracy and purity a chance now. Cyclones are getting rather too numerous to be com fortable nowadays, and it is more than probable that they are of Republican origin. St. Louia Globe-Democrat. Edward Be'gmann, a Philadelphia baker, attempted to commit suicide by shooting himself recently because a young woman had rejected him. He says: " I have been refused bv twelve women, and this is the lost one I'll a-k." Ho will recover to propose and be accepted by the one who will make the baker's dozen. A young alligator, seventeen inches long, was brouglit to the ollice of a Lynchburg (Va.) paper, tho other morning, as a curiosity. Ho came out of Harris' Creek, near where the creek enters into the river just above the city. A tailor at Chicopeo, Mass., puts the accounts of his delinquent customers conspicuously in his window, placard ed: "These bills for sale." REMEMBER LINCOLN. Out of tho mellow West rherw earn A niMn whom neither praise nor blame Could gild or tarnish: one who rose W ith fati'-apointe'l swiftness far Above his friends, alsive his Iocs; W hose life shone like a spleivlid star Tri till his people s hearts with Hame; W'ho never souirht for gold or famo lint gave himself without a price A willing, humble sacrifice Au erring Nation's Paschal Inmb The great gaunt patient Abraham, I never saw his wrinkled face. Where tears and smiles disputed place; I never touched his homely hand That seemed in benediction raised ' E'en when It emphas!?.! command, W hut time the tires of l.anle bla.cd The hand that signed the act of grace W hlch frei-d a wronged and tortured races And yi-t I feel that he Is mine My count' y's; and that light divine Streams from the saintlv oiillannno Of great gaunt patient Abraham. He was our standard-bearer; h Caught up the this. ad of destiny. Ami round the breaking Cnl.in hound And wove It firmly. To his task lie rose, gigantic; nor could sound Of menai-e daunt him. Did he ask For homage when glad Victory Followed his flags lrom sea to sea? Nay, but he stanched the wounds of wars And you owe all you ha o aud are And I owe all I have and am To groat gaunt patient Abraham. The pillars of our temple rocked Ileneiith the mighty wind that shockct Foundations that the fathers laid. But he upheld the roof Mid stood Fearless, while others were afraid; lbs sturdy strength and faith were gootS TVhtto coward knci-s together knookoii. And traitor hands the door unlocked To let the unbi-bever In. H' laire the burden of our sla. While rebel voices rose to damn The great gaunt patient Abraham. And then he died a martyr's do-th-ForglveniMia in his latest breath, Ann peac upon his dying bps. lb- died for me; tie dit .1 for you; Heaven help us tf his memory sliis Out of our hearts ! If is s -ill was tni Andclean and beautiful. What saiia Hull History thnt reekon -th Hut coldly? That hi' was a man Who lovisl his fellows as few can; And that he hHted every sham Our great gaunt patient Ahrahar. Majestic, sweet, was Washington. And Jefferson was like the sun Ileglorllled the simplest thitlg Me touched; and A ndrcw Jackson Seems The impress of a liery king To leave uiwin us. These in dreams Are oft before us; but the one Whose vast work was so simply done The Lincoln of our war-tried years lias all ourdeeiest love: In tears We chant Ihe In Memorlam —Boston Journal. A Fresh Attack of Bourbonism. The Democratic party is seized with a fresh attack of Bourbonism. It learns nothing and forgets nothing. It cannot forget that its conspiracy to rob the Republican party of the Electoral vote of the State of New York in 1868 was successful. It cannot forget that the South was made "solid" after tho re construction era by intimidation, assas sination and fraud. It cannot forget that lying and forgery came within an ace of winning the game in 1880. Not withstanding the sneak-thief is repeat edly caught anil jugged he never learns to stop stealing. Let him out of the penitentiary and he will step up briskly behind the old gentleman in the next street and filch his pocket-handkerchief, just in the way of practice to see if his hand retains its cunning. Tho Democrat in parly is practicing just now in Congress. At the opening it stole some seats in that body. The Elections Committee, having investi gated the subject, report that they find tho seats to have been stolen, and recommend that the individual Demo crats in whoso behalf the seats were stolen by the Democratic party be asked to vacate them. But the Democratic party is not disposed to surrender the stolen property. In fact, it meets in caucus and discusses the subject of the theft, and resolves finally that it will neither drive the thieves out nor let the Republicans drive them out. No; it will keep what it's got, and catch what it can. The honest Democrat is astonished at such an act of baseness. He denies that his party can have been guilty of such a piece of villainy. But it is a fact. All the Democrats in the Lower Houso of Congress sat in their places like rows of empty bottles and maintained absolute silence when asked whether they were opposed to stealing seats in that body. They said in effect by this silence: "We know that several of our fellow-Democrats aro occupying stolen seats here, misrepresenting Congressional districts, but wo dont care for that; we have kept them here drawing pay for months, and wo propose to keep them months longer by preventing a quorum. We give notice to Republicans that if they want to transact tho public business they must do it not only with us, but with the members who came here by fraud and remain here by fraud." The Democratic party learns nothing. It does not realize that the Southern people are almost tired of fraudulent elections. The Democratic party South is in the throes of dissolution, while the National Democratic part' in Congress is engaged in a fruitless eflort to deify fraud in the presence of the country! The Democratic party in half a dozen States is in imminent danger of going to pieces chiefly because of the frauds which have shamed and disgraced its campaigns, and the Democratic man agers at Washington actually hold up fraud as a cardinal tenet of " the party faith, to bo defended, resolved for in caucus, and prayed for in the political revival meeting! Nothing more monstrous ever oc curred in the history of conscienceless politics. If it were not so extremely wicked it would bo laughable. That a great political party should solemnly resolve in caucus to break a quorum to hold men in seats to which they were never chosen is equivalent to committing the Democratic party to the proposition that it would be justifiable for the party in power having the Clerk of the Houso , to make a bogus roll consisting en tirely of defeated candidates, and force such constitution of the House upon the country. It seems to have been foreordaiued from the foundation of the Democratic fiarty that in every emergency of its listory it should tako the wrong course. A great many people familiar with Democratic campaign methods know that they are dis tinguished by every kind of crookod ness. But the general public is now for the first time authoritatively in formed by the united action of the en tire party in the lower House of Con gress that it is part of the Democratio party creed to hold for the party inter est stolen seats and to hold them at the cost of every method of obstruction known to the most strained exposition of parliamentary law. The Republican party need not fear to go to the country on this issue namely: Shall fraud, fraud unblushing, fraud boldly advertised, be sanctioned as a rule of political action? Chicago Triti tine. A little romance in real lifo occurred in Taeoma, Washington Territory, a few days since in the marriage of a couple whs had been divorced front each oilier a year or more ago in Cali fornia. The reconciliation was consum mated at Ihe death-bed of an only child, a beautiful boy, the father going from , rortlaml at the summons 01 the mother I to assist iu nursing hiuu t'hu ayo i'l