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PERSONAL AND IMPERSONAL.
Up to December 25, the number of immi grants arrived at New York since January 1, 1880, was 318,931. Bismarck, while yet a romantic, swagger ing youth, fell in love with a lovely peasant girl in the Tyrol, and wanted to marry her, but her father refused him because he was a Lutheran. Mr. James Bowen, 71, and Miss Cassie Cassel, 68, were married in Washington the other day. Fifty years ago they were lovers, but the bride's parents broke up the engage ment because they were too young. So great has been the draft on Ohio for able bodied men to hold offices that a bounty is now offered. A few old men have sent word to President Hayes that they would like to know the price of substitutes. The Northwestern telegraph Company has built 2,000 miles of new line this season, and is putting up masts 176 feet high at Running Water, D. T., to get the wire across the Mis souri river, out of the way of the steamboats. Secretary Sherman does not loose any sleep on account of the stories that the Democrats in the Ohio legislature will unite with the dis affected Republicans and beat him for the Senatorship. He knows there is nothing in the story. It is rather a satire on this country that the Mormon Temple will be the most expensive building on the continent. The cost is esti mated at $27,000,000, and our national Capi tol occupies the proud position as the second edifice to it. It is estimated that the yield of the gold and silver mines of the United States during the present year will aggregate about 75,000, 000, the excess being slightly in favor of the argentiferous metal, of which Colorado will furnish the greatest bulk. At a meeting of the Brooklyn Board of Aldermen December 28, a resolution was of fered providing a license fee of $5 for each Chinese laundry in the city. An amendment that licenses be granted only to citizens of the United States was adopted. We talk of the growth of our great Amer ican cities, but Berlin has added sixteen per cent. of population in the last five years, and 600,000 people in the last twenty? Still, she includes in her reckonings the soldiers in gar rison, who are objectionably numerous. An exchange complains that the Associated Press telegraphs slang when it says a certain thief " skipped out." There is no. slang' about that. Take your Bible and turn to Ecclesiastics, 36th chapter and 26th verse. It reads, "who will trust a thief, well appoint ed, that skippeth from city to city ?" President Hayes' farm near Bismarck, yielded, the past season, 4,257 bushels of wheat, machine measure, and 3,450 bushels of oats. The grain was of the finest quality, the wheat weighing 62 pounds to the meas ured bushel, and the oats overrnning the standard measures at least 16) per cent. So says the Bismarck Sun. It is learned that Governor Hartranft will be in Washington with 10,000 Pennsylvani ans at the inauguration of Garfield. The tents will be erected by a committee and there will be a nilitary parade in Washing ton surpassing anything ever seen since Grant's review at the close-of the war. The Jesuits banished fromt France are said to be taking over to Jersey upiyard of 10,000 000 fancs, to laid out in ,the purchase of property there as well :as 3,000,000 to Malta for the purpose of founding a college, while the inhabitants of Poictiers complain that their town will lose 10,000,000 francs by the shutting up-of the college. - The members of the commdittee on the or ganization of a railroad system ~in Mexico met on the 23d inst. at- Delnmonico's, New York, pursuant to the order of- their chair: man, Gen. Grant. Jay Gould and a large number of other railroad magnates were present. A strong feeling in favor of com munity of action was mnagifested by all Prince Leopold, of Hohenzollern, has re nounced his right of-succession to the throne ofj Roumania in favor of his eldest son. Prince Leopold is now forty-five years of age and is a Lieutenant-General in the Prussiai( -army. He was married in 1861 to Princess. Antonie Marie Ferdinande, of Portugal, and Prince William Auguste Charles, who is now the next successor to the throne of Roumania is a lad of sixteen years.; The British disaster in the Transvaal is al most universally ascribed to official-blunder -ing and the number of those who ascribe the troubles in Ireland to the- same cause is by no means small. It is openly charged that -the Natal authorities were long aware of a contemplated rising by the Dutch Boers, and they paid no heed to repeated warnings and took no precautions to protect themselves when the storm broke. It is charged they were utterly unprepared to meet it, and the -result of this course could be nothing else but shameful defeat and disaster. The home government has decided, as usual, when it i -too late, to render military aid to the colonists -of Natal. They were asked to do this some time ago, but the request was put aside til now. Tihe flower of- the army., is rapidly leaving England for the inhospitable shores -,of Ireland and Africa. John Bright replies to the.Earl of Carnar von's -letter, protesting. against Bright's speech at Birmingham last month. He says: "You comment on my speech of the 16th of November, and find- in It terrible blemishes not discovered by other critics. You con demn me for attacks on sovereign aristocra cy and land owners. I have defended mon archy, although defense is little needed in this country and in this reign. I have warned the aristocracy of the danger I wished them to shun. As to land owners, I have been one of the most prominent supporters of its policy, so necessary for the country and so wise for them that had it been obstinately re sisted the great land owners of England and Scotland would long ago have been running for their lives, as some of the Irish land own ers are reported to be doing now. I will not reply at length to your letter; I am content to leave it and my own speech to the judg ment of the public." The Chicago Tribune has the improbable story from Washington that notwithstanding the cordiality with which Grant entered the lateRepublican campaign, he cherished and does not hesitate to express very bitter feel ings towards some of the leaders for the kind of warfare made on him. When he visited n New York he took occasion to let Senator Blaine understand that he regarded his conduct:in the convention with his attacks upon Gen. Grants candidacy as so far trans gressing the broper bounds as to put an end to their personal intercourse. This he did by declining to see the Senator when he called and sent in his card. When Gen. Grant a few days afterward was presented to the Senate, Mr. Blaine was the only member of that body who did not go forward to be pre sented. In commenting while in New York upon those things in Blaine's course which displeased him, Grant declared that he should never speak to him again. Race Differences. You have heard a great deal about the Lat in race, their wondrous qualities, their pecu lier destiny, their possible danger. It is a new idea, or rather a new phrase, that I ob serve is now getting into the political world, and is probably destined to produce conse quences. No man will treat with indiffer ence the principle of race. It is the key of history, and why history is so often confused is that it has been written by men who were ignorant of this principle and all the knowl edge it involves. As one who may become a a statesman and assist in governing mankind, it is necessary that you should not be insensi ble to it; whether you encounter its influence in communities or in individuals, its qualities must ever be taken into account. But there is no subject which more requires discrimin ating knowledge, or where your illustrating principle, if you are not deeply founded, may not chance to turn out a will-o'-the-wisp. Now, this great question of the Latin race, by which M. de Vallombrosa may succeed in disturbing the world-it might be well to in quire where the Latin race is to be found ! In the North of Italy, peopled by Germans, or in the South of Italy, swarming with the descendants of Normans and Arabs? Shall we find the Latin race in Spain, stocked by Goths, and Moors, and Jews ? Or in France, where there is a great Celtic nation, occasion ally mixed with Franks ? Now, I do not want to go into the origin of man and nations -I am essentially practical. and only endea vor to comprehend that with which I have personally to deal, and that is sufficiently difficult. In Europe I find three great races with distinctive qualities-the Teutons, the Slays, and the Celts-and their .conduct will be influenced by those distinctive qualities. There is an other greath race which influences the world, the Semites. Certainly, when I was at the congress of Vienna, I did not be Ileve that the Arabs were more likely to be come a conquering race again than the Tar tars, and yet it is a~ ~question at this moment whether Mehemet All, at their head, may not found a new Empire in the Mediteranean. The Semites are unquestionably a great race, for among the few things in this world which appears to be certain, gnothing is more sure tha~n that they invented our alphabet. Bu& the Semites now. exercise a vast inifluence over our affairs by their smallest though most peculiar family, the Jews. There is no race gifted with so much teikacity, and such skill in organization. These qualities have given them an unprecedented hold over property, and illimitable credit. As you advance in Life and get experience in affairs, the Jews will cross you everywhere. They have long been stealing into our secret diplomacy, which they have almost appropriated; in an Dther quarter of a century they will claim Lheir share of open government. Well, these are races; men and bodies of men influenced Ln their conduct by their [particularlorganiza Lion, and which must enter into all the calcu tations of a statesman. But what do they mean by the Latin race! Language and re. ligion do not make a race-there is only onei thing which makes a race, and that is blood. second sighs. The famous Madame Blavatsky, who, af ter scattering the ashes of Baron Palm upon the wavees,went with Hierophant Alcott to India, has recently been heard from. This distinguished theosoph was dining with a large company at Mr.Hume's, a stranger, and the conversation turning upon the subject of mesmerism and clairoyance, she asked Mrs. flume if there was anything lihe would par ticularly likei to see. Mrs. Hlume, reflecting a moment, suddenily bethought herself of a broobh she had lost some years before. She dvscribed it with some minuteness, and made a rough pencil sketch of it. Madame Blav ataky thereuipon wrapping a smiall coin ini cigarette paper and putting it in her bosom said, after a few ,minutes, that the brooch would not be returned until evening. In the meantime the coin had disappeared. At the evening hour Blavataky said she clairvoyant ly saw the brooch in a star-shaped bed of flowers. There was such a bed at the ex tremity of the garden. After a long search with lanterns a cigarette paper containing the missing brooch was found. None of the par ty, except Mr. 'and Mrs. Hume, had ever be fore seen or heard of it. A Railroad Horror. A frightful railroad disaster occurred on the Air Line road, 500 yards beyond Paw creek trestle, nine miles from the city of Charlotte, N. C., on the morning of the 26th ult. Two freight trains left, in sections, one about fifteen minutes after the other. On the up grade, just beyond Paw creek trestle, eleven cars of the forward train broke loose, and stopped after running a short distance. In the rear car were the flagman, Bob Grif fith, of this city, and six passengers, of whom three were colored. When the detached cars stopped, the flagman immediately jumped off, and having told the train men to notify the passengers that they had broken from the remainder of the train, he started back to signal the second section. He had not gon'e far before he heard the approaching train, and then realized the fact that he could pro ceed no further because of the trestle bridge, which is 150 yards wide. He waved his flag as the engine came in sight, and the engineer expressed his recognition of it by imme diately whistling the brake signal, but his train was heavy and he was nearing the bot tom of one of the biggest grades on the road. It was impossible to stop soon enough. When he realized these facts, and before crossing the bridge, he reversed his engine and con tinued to blow on brakes. Realizing that a catastrophe must occur, he left his seat and, standing with his hand on the lever, awaited the shock. It came, and he was partially knocked down by the shock, unhurt, though almost entirely shut in by the mass of debris which was thrown against the engine. His life was probably saved by the fact that the rear of the tender was thrown sideways, thus diverting the full momentum of the train from the engine to the side of the cut, against which the shattered cars were.piled in an in extricable mass. The coaches took fire and one man was burned to death, his cries for help being heard until he was destroyed. Seven passengers were killed, and several badly injured. It is generally supposed that railroad tun nels, with their few moments of sudden mid night, are a great boon to young people traveling together. What "linked sweetness, long drawn out," would the St. Gothard tun nel have been, with its nine miles of dark ness l Now, just to show how mean some people can be, it may be stated that the St. Gothard is to be made as light as day with electric lamps. AIJ(}IST C. BEUKIMlT, Manufacturer and Dealer in HARNESS and SADDLES BRIDLE S,1 Whips, Spurs, Etc. The Best Stock always used. Good Workmanship, and Satisfaction Guaranteed. My Harness and Saddles are all made at home. REPAIRING NEATLY DONE FOR THE LEAST IONEY IN ~TOWN. Carriae Trimming & Uljiohelterillg DONE IF :REQUIREiD. A large stock of the Celebrated MILLS, LEAK & OO.'S GLOVES Always on hand. Choteaul ouse NEW HOTEL. Thoroughly Reitted and Newly Furnished. SULLIVAN &, HILL, Proprietors. Conducted ont frstblslss principles. Everything new, neat and attractive. - Feeling assured that we can offer the ver~y b st of accommodation, we roe EPectfully solicit the patronage of the -public. PRICES REAUONABLE. THE LARGEST AiND BEST HOTELh INbHOTEAU The complete aod piermanent cure of all forms of HERNIA or RUPTURE, by a New and Simple Pro cess, entirely FREE FROM DANGER OR PAINT, and voiding the Old Cuttinig Operation. 1or informa tion address DR. COLE, Box 122. Helena, Montana. BENTON STcAwxýBLES McDEVITT &,.WRICHT, PROPRIETORS. LIVERY, FEED and SALE STABLE Day and Night Herd. Horses Boarded by the Day or Week. 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