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The Ravalli Republican. [volume] (Stevensville, Mont.) 1894-1899, November 14, 1894, Image 1

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General Dealers in
Dry Goods,
Boots and Shoes,
Agricultura1 Implements
Missoula Mercantile Co.
Carry an Irnmense Stock of
Jersey Worsted, SUITS
DY ' Cheviots,Seoteh Tweed SUlI
Buggies, Carts, Wagons,
Harness, Hardware,
Japan's Rapid Advance in Commercial
The remarkable advance that Ja
pan has made in the art of war is
equalled only by her progress in the
arts of peace. She has been quick to
adopt western methods and ideas
both in war and peace. The pro
gress she has made, in a compara
tively short time, in the art of war
has been demonstrated in her recent
contests on land and sea with China,
a much richer, and, in point of num
bers, more powerful nation. Already
European governments regard Japan
as a power that must be consulted in
the future in the settlement of any
questions which may affect her.
The United States has no concern
over the development of Japan as a
war power. IBut we have an interest
in her commercial development. And
while Europe looks at tile war side,
it may be interesting to us, in the
light of tariff rednctions, to give
some attention to Japan as a comnimer
cial competitor.
In 188) we exported to Japan a to
tal of $4,619,985 of merchandise, and
in 1803 a total of $3,195,494, showing
a decline in exports of $1,424,491 in
four years. In 1889 the imports
from Jalan were in value $16,687,
952, and in 1893 the aggregate was
$27,454,220, shown.g tan increase in
imports in that time of $10,756,258.
Japan increased her exports to the
United States largely each year, al
though sihe bought less of us, which
is another proof of the free tradd fal
lacy that in order to sell to a nation
we must buy fronm it.
But the chief interest-lies in the
fact that Japan is beginning to send
to the United States manufactured
articles which we might be expected
to send to her. Our imnports from
Japan last year included hats, bon
nets, paper stock, earthen, stone and
china ware, metal manufactures, silk
goods, paper, and so on.
We bought of her 63,347,834 worth
of silk manufactures, that being the
gold valua.tion in Japan. A.s the new
tariff makes a large reduction in the
duties on these goods the imports
will naturally greatly increase. That
is almost a new trade with Japan. In
1889 the imports of silk goods were
only .8780,069 in value. With this
rapid increase under the higher du
ties imposed by the McK!inley tariif,
whet may be expected under the niew
law? It is a bad outlook for Ameri
can labor in the silk mills. Linen
and cotton collars are now imported
from Japan. arnd the imports of
earthen, stone and china ware have
doubled in four years, despite the in
creased duties, and so with other
Within a few years Japan has in
troduced the most improved machin
cry for manuallfacturihg purposes, and
lthis has resulted ill a mnarked im
provement in her exports. In 1884
she employed 10,000 workmen to
produce 73,500.000 pieces of pottery:
four years later 27,000,000 workmen
produced 126,,000,000 pieces. The
exlports more than doublled in that
time. Silk manufactures have been
developed in a like manner. But the
greatest progress has been made it
cotton goods. In 188-1 there were
35.000 bobbins, now there are ovel
400,000, and she consumes three
times more of raw cotton than slt,
did seven years ago.
The labor is of the kind that never
strikes, and is paid 12 cents a day fol
a ian and 6 cents for a woman. Tlht
pl:ople are inventive and artistic, an(
it is evident that they will be able tt
undersell any colnpetitor. Amnott
their new industries are watchinak
in,, rope walks, g-lass works, brew
eries aind tannerties, in whiich Euro
pean processes are itsed. Tley mitak
boots and shoes, clothes, knit goid
and prel.ty much r verythings else tha
is prodtueed inl tihe Unitedl Stutes.
'iThey have protited byi our inistruc
tion and our mechanical devices. Al
thmey Wallati nor is our market, an
that thie detlortt.i plarty hlas give
to them.
Ito!d Up a Town land Commit Murder.
OCoFFElviLLic, NoV. 9.---Twt nlem
bers of the Cook ganI plulnderld th
town (f Lenapah, ltl I. T., and left
bloody trail belhind tlhemn this after
noon. They entered tihe town ill th
character of bold ba.ndiits, witholu
any attemlpt at cotncealilhnellt, all
terrorized the citizens until ther hal
carried oult their )plan of robbery'. I1
E. Meltoit., a brave young marn whi
attempted to stopl tlhemi with his gu
when thle were rilding away, wv
shot and instantly killed. Anot!te
mnll wlhose lnlIe catlntii be learn-·
tonight, is repirtced tU have ibeen set
iously wounded. Both of tile vi
tims were with ;l smnall force of cit
zens who hastil y armed tiemIselvt
anid attempted to pIrevenllt tile escal.
of thle bandits.
Thile robbers were motrnted on fao
I horses and were heavily armed. Son
of tlie citizens clnim to have recug'
nized therm as Cherokee Bill and .fTu
French, well known as the lieutein
ants of Bill Cook, The robbers held
1up the proprietors of two stores and
looted both places. They also rob
bed the post office.
John Shuffeld, proprietor of one of
the stores. lost, $100 in monley and a
gold watch. Shuffeldt proclaimed
his loss to the town before the rob
bers had finished their work. and the
band of citizens was almost between
them and their horses when the rub
bers were ready to mount. An effort
was made to stop them, but, they
were on horseback with drawn pis
tols and were flying away before
their would-he captors could make a
concentrated move.
The li.ysteric WVaterson Asks, "liave We
a Democra'tic Party?"
Louisville, Ky.. Nov. 8.-In to
day's Courier Journal, under the
head, '"I{arie We a Denlocratic
Party?" Mr. Watterson says. "Never
did a great party go to tihe people
under such handicaps as were carried
by tile democrats into the campanian
just ended. I-ard times were 1 had
enough, but they might have been
parried. Faction tights among small
claimants and rival placemen were
bad enouglh; parties have met and
overcome such obstacles before norw,
but with a record of peridy arnd dis
honor, as 3Mr. Cleveland aptly describ
ed it, to face and defend in a hand to
hanrd fight with tihe united republi
cans, led by IHarrison, McKinley and
Reed, it was disheartening for the
democrats to have to face also the
dull self-sllticierncy and stolid indif
ference of uan administratiion that
made nio sign, uttered no word, and
at least in the state of New York,
seemed to desire the defeat of tihe
regular democratic nominees.
"Thie battle for tarillf reform will
have to go down to the foot and take
ia new start. The battle over thire
money issue will soon be iupon us.
We shall see if there is democracy
enough left of tihe true blue strilpe to
imake its great coat good against all
weather, or whether we rruust still
wear a coat of mnlyll cors, coe'.l'rig
not a homogeneols party inispired by
faith and trust, but a mere bundle of
factions thrown together by tihe up
heaval of the times."
She Lost Her life Saving Others in a
larrning Hospital.
A freshly tiade grave in the new
Catholic cemeitery nimrks the final
resting place of Sister Dolorees. icr
chiarred remainrs were lowered inrto
the earth yesterday mornilig after a
service of more than usual impress
iveness. At 9 o'clockr the requiem
high mass was held at the cathedral,
which was attenrded lby four priests.
T'he Sisters of Charity of theI ilceari
ate world ac:companied tlihe body to
tihe sile-nt city of the dead.
The story of the bra\'ery of Sister
Iolores at the lHoustoii ires is sung
by every one about St.. Mrary': infirm
ary. She was one of the ten Sisters
who slept inl the top floor of St. Juo
eph's infirmary. in the bilding
were twenty-cight county patiernts.
She was the first toi be awakenrenid by
the sulffocating odor of smokel, and
rllshing hastily from her roorn in her
night clothes gave the alarmr. Iler
attention was then givenr to saving'
the lives ,of the patients. She lirst
went into a rooimi where there was a
.'crazy bedl," or a bed rirade to conirille
crazy people. She unlocked this cell
like bed and told the inri to(i run for
his life. lie undetrstiond, anld was
out of thle roon like a flash. Sislt r
Dlolores tlcn werint into tile roonir of ai
bedridden man and carried him out of
the burningr building.
In the meanrtiime tie other Sisters
ihad ibeien aiding her ill lIer efforrts to
arouse tihe other Ipatlieints Iiland geLi
then sIafely odut. \When tire good
Sister went Ibatck sir- frirnrd lii' buiiild
ing emrpty, and four tlieli firsl lirec
tithought of herself. Sire rushed ro
her roonm, got Ii sritnabl! cl;thinrt
inrd attinempted to leave, but tihe -ruel
flames ihaid ro\n highi(r and licrieir.
lThe whiole interior wras a hierv furnl
Sace, and in trying to escapel'$. l'ir,
SiThe Sisters of St. Marv's rhave a
tcross, a gorlden einhblenl of tihe First
Il Martir, which \\as forrilli on thie Ih(ly
of this latter-dry santirit lying midis
tithe larckened ruins. This criss wrill
Sie piresierved aongrrrg their mlstl cher·
Sished relies.---Galvestonr Niews.
lmdiaiioliis, Nov. 10.-.--,otihan
Keith annd fohn I'. (:oodman, of [ iox
coullty, are in town and theyr rerrl irl
a hurry. They are the rpu-licin
and democrat iii candidaltes, respect
ively, for prosecutrr of their c'uiiity.
I lThey raced over different r:tiiroad:
to get thie grovernor to decide whirlt
was elected. iachr receivcld L2.!1
" votes. 'Their cuase wvill not be decided
e j for several duas.
And IBrig.-Gen. .MicCook is Promoted to
lie 3Major-Gencral.
WVasllington. Nov. o.---31aj. Gen.
O,. O. Ilowiard was foi'iully retired
yesterday. lle gradu'ated from West
'Point in 1854 and had heen in eli.
service since. 11rig.-(en. McCook.
who 'become's Inmajor general by Iiow
:ard's retirtement, is aIt presenllt. com
matdhing' the department of Coloraldo.
lie has been forty-seven years in lli-i
tary service. and is one of the famous
family of warriors, "the lightin.g Mc
Cooks." lie is a graduate of \Vest
Poinlt military acada my, which he
entered as a cadet in 184;. Ile was a
captain in the regular army at the
onutbreak of the war, froii which he
emerged with the rank of lieutenant
colonel. But in addition t this he
had, at the beginning, ai volunteer
commission as colonel *of lthe First
Ohio infantry. and one year later re
ceived his voliuteer colmmission as
major general. For gallant service
during .hin war lie was breveted ma
jor general in the army in 18;5, thus
anticilating by twent-niune years
the gooid fortltne which hs befalleni
himn by appoiuntment to-day.
T'lih race for Ille pll:ace vacnated by
Miaj.-Gen. lioward's retlirnlent was
between Geu. 1McCook and Gen.
I{iug'er, the latter coinanding tlhe
department of Californi:i. and the
formilr was pecuiiarly fortlunate in
receiving the iappointmen~ t, over Gen.
ltluger, who stands at the head of
the list of brig'adier generals, hIe
inuse hlie would otherwise retire
in a few months with the rank of
brigadier general. As it is, Glen.
fItger's promotlion will probably onlv
be delayedl a short time.
Col. James Forsytlh, who will be
eotale' brigadier general, is one of lthe
miost distl iullig' lshled cavalry olilcers in
the lli', aind has belhii lhim a rnot
able record of service ill Indian clami
paigns. At present lie is cloneil of
the Saieventh cavalry and iill millilli
of the art illery school at lort ..Riley,
KNai. ihe also is a i,.radate of West
Point. from whichi lii 2raildated iIn
1851, and is a veteran of( the late war.
He entered as lirat li ieuteuant., alid
emergtd ii limjor ill the lr arm-i'
lbut ill volunllt ier service lie rleceiveid
his cmiluisilsinii as brigadier generai':l.
Ile also was breveted bri.aditer gen
eral in 180i5.
Mlaj.-(i en. i iles will tran' sfer his
columaind to iNew Y.ork", surIeceding
laj.-General I loward is commanii der'
of the departmnnt of the east. In
tle natuiral oi'der (.i. ' l:syl.t h wouii ld
take his lac):e :s einiiander of Ihi
ldpartmeii t ilf f 'uMissouril. hut as jun-li
ior hrigadlier general he eay yield
this r: imiinaiurl to (i.el. lllier, shoul u ld
the latter, as is expctedl , ref'r to
chli:uie I'rout the depulrliiuint, of Cali
A\s oi'lse luiitic' of the prllltf .i(n
of ('Colonel lFursythlI to be hrigidici.
general, Lieut. Ctil. V. \. Siiiii'er.
Eighth cavalry, bec(olies eliltnel of
the . iventlih 'avalry; .'Major 'i iutis
ilii'regor.m S 'er nld 'ivalry, , '','loes
lieutenant colionel of tie Eiightlih 'iy
alhy; Capt. W. 3. Waill'. Sei'veit.h
cavalry, h ecomes major of tie' ;.-t'r'a d
cavalry: F ii 'sl. L ihuteiuiui A . B loh k
soln, Sixtlh Cavalry, leoine'.s 'aptlain
of the Sixt.li 'avalry', andi Ser.c nd
Li.tlerlaiL J. A. illlinll , S(Ye' ttil
cavalry, Ii(i0iles liust: lie lltei I iit
of the Sixth.
Fromtl a Alan Wiiho 'Talks Too .Much IFOI1
Ills Position.
S.i Nlex ii'LHI I!l.. Nov. 5.--Gv
AIlgi'ld wa;u a'lked tmoday for his (pinl
ion reardilg. the election. 11 said
-The remsuilt is inot dilue toi l's
causes. 'lThe cull.'es t.n I it pr.iuced ii
think was lirgely (iti h.i widelpt'- tl'i'
diismuti',fi;iu'tionl ill the c(lirs' liurl's-i'u
Ibv thu fml.'u-ral auhnl i.Ii n'atim. I
liust \ore iiill 1 lieeul.i n em' du
tra h l:ll tii'' ilio-imic I l irio..
ilst fil'e- . itsl1 'lhtli cllll' i ilifililt
tli' terailf dri ovu' aswual Itu ,.e insl
hai tl il wik i Ui :ir lialid' . Iu l I ht
s" ri'u i i of tl i i'r siiie i't (']l s li."
wiis u'uudt't. a'nlut it sle mu-s 'a
t .el ta 'ill u ii'li''. i . thal t'i iiio
ifair lariff relorum bill c' ld haI i ll'
tinsed in ix wepai . 'iih. cet r
lmil iill 'il u ' iP h lli' il'o li pii ,
i'olflptillyilff a.Olits o{ f~] l n t~d ul ' 1
1 hI* C O' l l '.e - i t .l v l a uO . li l i e . ro i l . l }i
grosiug oui t of the nnii', wtr, intehi
siHitI. HAid 1I buli silirs tnd n manu
farctuirg illnteresls of lthe 'ncuntry
were rl'obabl kep t at aad ;nstill for
montths. dutring whichil time thou
sands of lab llt'ers wVere elnilpitellnd to
heg bread. The result was not lonly
dtissatist'action bult disgcis. Never
before ill the hii:story of the republic
has sucih a gigantire luiider been
corninitted by a president.l
"While these clauses did not pro
dute 1he otlndlit14i1s whili gave rise
to the great coal strike iand tie great
railroi!a strikesi last suintiter, tihte
did innsifp° these, conditions. In
ract. there is a doubt that we would
have hard eit her st rike if the taritf
questini had teen settled in tihe
spring ' 1'!3.
"After lat\'illa g helpedi tt ptr'OdCt'e
these great distu'rbances, the federal
Ioverrlllntellt. titrited its face agaillslt
the great l;abtrinig clrasses of tlie
country and plcted iall 1lhe power of
Ilhe governtientt under the control of
colrpo'a lino, J Chi,,o, during
tilt greatt strikei, attld b1ftr'e any riot
in or tdestre t, Lion of lritperty. and
before au.ything happenmed to indic'ate
that tihe local aittlrities could tlot
mnnthll.tih htw atid ortder, tlnd bhefore
the state aluthilcrities wiere asked for
assistanltce, tilt federal go)Verlltll nlt,
\vio hl ting4 the I:onstlilul ion illl(l tie
rincit l les f lohalt sell-governmi nt,
whicth the (hnnort r:lic party ]laI( all
Ivo ic;ttd fitl' it tlt lt le't! Vol.s. iil i'r
rred I-htli tihroutht the federal judici
cihl'3 anld lby Ib hiuIse!of federal treoilS.
This hi tite dirirtioni of the Ittotrnel'
1et:lllt'al itlld tIh ll [r'sicdent. Th . c' utl -
try then ([iscovered that it had ai
corl'l)(orationl larwyei fir attor'ney ffell
er;i, andii althougti h there was in tChi
cage omCplle)t'l maclhinelry for till
admlinlistra;t ion of justice, yet so nage.r
we:nXr til fetlerial nlthoitritirs to save
th e . l '! o'lll l'lv it t ls the a t t ie t 1ir l lt I lmi -
cllinerqy of justhit. inl Chicago was nott
t l'lti;..( ."t
SHORliT |1 TELGI. ll(R-.s.
t'New Yr"lk. NI'. 7-. The I tInts I'
sc.ttl('lllC'lm l Iblt.\vw:e'll AIr. ;tlld MIrS.
Willie K. Vald(,rbilb are that.she an
ha;t'e a dlivorc(t t ulnconlctl .st, d, tli're
nmillions in moeym% and propert~y and
thii ('uslody of lite chihtlrt n ll ilntl
lh ey a rl 'l'i\vt e ait a t' p ro per age , ,'w l nl
they are't to ('hooise hetweenl the.ir pall'
N .,w Y o 'k , N ov. S.- - 1 j. G;(' n. O(.
(). Hllward, cannourling the dar-' :ll
nlllle t (if' the ( t,;ll .: retired fro'mI' active
ser it'c e ht limittttitlI to-dillay.
111er1in, N'v. ' --Emperr William.1.
rt'plyint l t1 ' o idtC nt DI le i o ihiilt
notifi'la t i , 4 has I k'i.inowled1' ed 1 11I
re li iib l i i o f I l I li ..ti-.
New Y' ' rk. NIl v. 9.--i A i'i ,ftill' w' 's
ldea li rl d i ll' t cH ity hall lhis nl)il
illt I lllll'o Ilt C i ii. h tI ;tla. l adil dres -d toll' l
cistnaltri' illl. ltW nrll' n ei l tlti'lhe
driv r., 11 ,lld hi te r .~\d alitl drive oif'l'
!wii' h it.l i
T'ii l qui I h, i. T ., N ov. 9. -, hill
hI s l a ssl d I ci i h ii 'isi: r if 111 C l it -
kee le.{isintur'% mak,]'ing. il. trl'(usan fol'
at (h rok')l.(( toil izenl to) sell the 1rea{l ('S
141 1 ' this ,tii'11' to a n.l-Pitixen,
uillng Its lt . t)el 1 llt i for its ! in
deat' h Iby hauLning'
o ' d'ill l d, i ll., N1t v. 9.- -aluititr el
i. W1 :,1rde , the A.\m erii' an rtIilrolad
I tin m tn t ('I' r 1 with is V ifl i
itre(tk d It SIi tOhel l'if trai ' dkr
i i t il st hik ,t 1m 0 per-in 1 the d itih
of E'neineer (Clark and four United
,<tait'S soldiers, was todHlv Colivint(,
of litu Vd t, ti r t il ral (1,'gree. T h! e
pendlc p is d-nl h. lift ilrisonn,'.l.
The. othl ' ] 10' m.isIed t I'ainl wrotek.'tr:
will b,, promnply tried.
]tLondonl. No. N¢ . In-li 11ho channl'er
division oif the' 1]1/1h e.n)ir' of julstli'
ti-day. ,JutPlin'l [l€)nior lIilded dIown
his d(.t'..canl in th l ac 5i!Althulr- ~or
r'cst evyanide gold et~xraction pr'acte
p)u (lent liti.,_ tionl. TIhe( a('tio)t wva
]hroullht }bv Li.]1 o,\V ers' of (1. potpa entl
;l.:'ailn.t alhletn'C intfl'ing. r . ;ald tit(
defencem w\a< that ]11(: Ir,),'-- was o1,
an~d the( lp lten invalid. The dte('i:
lon! i: agi ns{i~',th £11 . owners of 1 li pal
enlt, an~d ml!;I hIVL' m'Ilwiderabl';ta offe(e!
,s..\meIII''J . V,']('rI thi prness''4 iS ag]S
,qlornied antI ill II4'
W ash:;linlu.tlll N,,V. 10. -Th- n?;1'[a
})ar~ld 1burt('a 5 chi,,fs, Alft l' ]long Can
:.ider'a illo or th(' stubject.havlv el,''dec
to rec')I~lom me d [t) ,qU'l('lal' lhi )rber.
th,' c trl. l'ii(l nil of al st! nai nel~l'l+ tor
perlo b).at of thi- Ho llutl t'.pe. At
a[-p ))()priatioil of :.20o,()t0 i. avalihlbl
for thl, l l'purp '.
()ntahl, Nov. 10.--O. 31, Kecni, fus
ioni.:t, is elect,'d to coIngrets-; inl thl
Sixth di.,trict ower lDou.'herty, repub
lit'al, by 1.200 p)lurality, whidh ha:
just bfte n de've<l,"I d. L)llughl:rt }" wil
conlt{(-t, "lhi, i'. the' nly] 1)reak it
I he re.piutb lalin coin.¢q -[umtil] dolog,"ai
Galvesontm .Nay. 10.-- F~rmnl tl
retulln': r'ceeived hoire it is safe t.
stalte thalt ! hedemuocrat icstate ti,'k,
Si.. safly.l, ehlo'ed b\" -Il,(000 phu'alil v
ICu ilhrsoln, eandihdat or ltloF~vernor"
* runilil! abou~it 10 per ( ntit liehint
l ib, tick,;t, 1beeausle .' hit[' free sil\'e
The funeral of Paris Aslheraft,
whose death occurred last Friday
evening, at' 7:50 o'clock. took place
from the MI. E. clhurch on Monida a.
in. at 70:30 o'clock, RIev. Cause, as
sistedl by Rev. Keesey, conducted the
obsequies at t he church, and the bur
ial services at the grave were pro
nounced by 1Hev. homer C. Ashcrafl,
brotter of the deceascid.
Followving we p-rint an obituary,
which was read as part iof' the obse
Paris Wilsun Asheriaftf youngest
son iby the niarriai; e of Hlenry iu3nrges
Ashe'raft and Maregaret Ellen Silvey,
was born i r l ourbon towvnship, Mar
shall county, In(., April 30, 1867.
At the age of less tlhan five years his
father died, leaving hitm with no
hand, exceplting that of a mother,
eithler to guide or to warn. Ilis boy
hiood was spent on the farm, where,
in a htinmble luhome and under the
pruidelnt direction of a thoughtful
nothler, lie learned his first lessons
in fruality aniid industry. From his
chalsing' (f the insect and the squirrel
at his rural hliiiie in boyhoed, even to
lis intellectual pursuits in later life,
he displayed an indomitable energy
whiich was defeated only b)y his ulti
mate infliction. Ills first sclh.ling
was received at the district, schools,
and in ibohood he devoted himself
to farm labor ] ill suniner i ll d to at
tendinl school in winter, until lie
was linallyv igraduated froml the South
Whitley public schools, May 1, 1888.
In Septembler of that year lie entered
Fort Wayne College. paying his way
partly frolm hlis own resllources and
partly 1by the aid of his honored and
inteil cId stlep-father, 'Mr. Frederick
Morrell. untiil ,Juni 20, 18,i1. when
he radtllateld ifriotm that, institutloln
with high ihoniors, receiving the de
"ree of lIbehelor of Philosoplhy.
Withiln tl ye1ear of 1881-7 lie united
with 111 ie Wa vne street Methodist
hpliscnpal church, of For't Wiayne,
Ind., alid while xel. at tolle~'e was
seized with a cn lictit o'li f duty to
preach C'lrii'..'s Itli the spring
Of l, i lii he pir'.achi'd his tihst sermon
at Leo. Allen county, lid., within
the pastorlate of iis3 blrother the Rev.
tuoiner C'. 'shitraift, id onii July 30,
18i2 he was printed it l [ prieacli
Or'i lie se by I Iiia qui :rterly Ic'onfer
ec"e of the o'Warsat' diitriet.
Ii ,optemter, I".tl. hi, li iet ,red
G;;rri 'lt t l il tlieal l -tlit lte, al Evans
\ir, Ill.. ind iprosecuited tlihe studiliea.
o1' i 11 t .i'oho 1 IIti S- ln s Ltil ,]anl lary
10, I ts:l. 'hl l ii, wile ,l InnI l ac'l 0 t Of
his It-v'liiin alli - killo , lie returned
hoeli . ;Ilid 1'adiiuailly failed in health
unitil dmllth annll l ait 7::;I p. 1.n Fri
(I;1. U( '. li. 1 l ie, 1t was aged 27
tIr's live ionilll s aniu a inil'teeni l davs
While' he levier diiplae'd iiarlkedl
trilliincy at illa sc'lilalistic labors, lie
icver!i lie;:iex i -ossi esid ;an iro energy
which lei liiii to cliniqilir whatever
li' uudrltookl, lld whxatever le did,
he did will.
If lihe had one principal distinction
more tlih1 anl ihr, it was the kind
i lts ;iin i.<idii erri ion with which he
tre;iatld oI lcsher and lby which hie drew
hi, lii'iciid to him. His life was a
eniinuelid iii.i"g uponi the purity and
g'odnt-s of true Christ ian manhood,
aiiid. .i 'rii nug" IIs beint g 'i. , off before.
his prepraatios could be applied to
lsefoulll'ss, ii' existnoll'e was the
hi.'hsl ex'cipliithal ion if the loftiest
mo ept illn of life. Anli d this, After
all, i- lhe nxo ,lr st distinction tha
can he i'hieveld by any luau.
The fil'tunral atlt'nltte ic' wxa< ione of
tliu lalr'o ,,t eer hel ait li SoutWhit
let : '[i'hl deieased left a mother and
two, liroti hers to noiurn. Th]'e family
was all it thue bt.d.ide w'hen death
mitl'- -uh 1i hiluli'y (Ind.) News.
[llhi, yxng mami whst' ohituary is
plrilnt-d ab'it wax a nephew of MIr.
'e-ry i ilx'cyii , '. on f Stxvensville's
ow It ri',tii'I ,d 'itizenis.j
Sry via ill HeLire.
lian I rya l issa'lid a miianifesto to the
xiiili h" "wiiiis up 1lie causes which
l'i tic' decial of the fusiioi forces,
aid al,(O t hi- ri'ttii'emnent from
the polithcal areiia. lie says: "I
sliail cintiiiue as a lawyer and edi
tor to adxocatl e fusion of populists
anld deim.'irats. It is the o1niv hope
agiiii'L c'iiiilniei'd moniiopol. If all
deumu.irats hrd acquilseed in the ac
tiii uf a majirity of the party, we
could have elected all the state otlic
ers. If the pxpubluts had shown
more liberalit' iii thuir treatment of
friendly d(1cm ccats we miiglht have se
cured a le:islature in harmony with
the give cixic, aid could then have
elected a >euit'iior favorable to tariff
reform, to t,' free coinage of silver,
to an income tax, and to elect United
States senatoiirs v ta direct vote o0
the pele."
The hotseit committee oni appropri.
ations xviii meet in Washington th1
third wevk in Nxvemibier.

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