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EGEODTJOKIY IRISH AMERICAN
KENTUCKY IRISH AMERICAN. MMHIIIMIIIIIIIIIMIMIII Devoted to tlto Moral and Social WiLLiiWi At. HIGGIXS, PuUilHiior. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE, ONE DOLLAR Entered nt the Louisville Postofficc ns Sccond-ClasH Matter. Address all Communications (0 (he KENTUCKY LOUISVILLE, KY., LAFAYETTE'S DAY. President McKinley's selection of October 19, the anniversary of Corn wallis' surrender at Yorktown, as Lafayette's day was most fitting. The selection of this glorious anni versary for the laying of the corner stone of Lafayette's monument will bring to the minds of the American people who their friends were when they were struggling for liberty, Many eminent European writers, especially Allison in his history of Europe, have openly charged the United States with ingratitude to ward France. The erection of this monument, a gift from the Ameri can people to the French nation as a token of esteem and gratitude, will do much to dissipate this charge. The French nation through the exertions of Lafayette sent twenty five ships of the line and 34,000 troops to assist the struggling Americans, and Capt. Mahon, the great writer on naval affairs, who was a member of the Strategy Board during the late war, boldly states that the glorious victory of Yorktown, which brought about our independence as a nation, would have been impossible were it not for the work of the French navy under Count D'Estaing. When Lafayette visited this coun try in 1825 Congress voted him $200,000 and a township of land as a reward for his services during the Revolutionary war. At the laying of the corner stone of the Bunker Hill monument Dan iel Webster in his address on that occasion, referring to Lafayette, who was present, used these beauti ful lines of Horace in his address to Csesar: Serus in coeluiu rcileas, diuque, Lactus intersis populo Quirini. Lafayette has long since passed to his reward, yet his memary, next to Washington, should be the most revered among the American peo ple. May your entrance into heaven be de layed many years, that you may be left to rejoice the people of Home. THE TRUTH IS MIGHTY. Phineas Barman's pet expression, "the Americans love to be hum bugged," was fully exemplified dur ing the late war with Spain. The most ridiculous statements concern ing England's friendship for this country were daily wired all over the country by the Associated Press. The most glaring falsehood, for it can be considered in no other light, was that M. Hanotaux, the then Prime Minister of France, had at tempted to form a coalition with Russia, Germany and Austria, to assist Spain in her war against the United States. But when the sub ject was broached to Lord Salis bury with a view of obtaining Eng land's co-operation he flatly refused to do so, and said, furthermore, that if such an alliance were formed the British fleet would be placed at President McKinley's disposal. The daily papers published the most minute details of the projected coalition and of Salisbury's bold bluff. The Anglornanics of this country went wild over this exhibi tion of friendship of our "kin" across the sea. Column after column of gush about "blood being thicker than water" and "the two "peoples being one in race, religion and lan guage," and so on ad nauseam were published by the daily papers. The sentiment of the American people was being rapidly formed to accept the long-talked-of Anglo American alliance. Now the truth has come out aud it emanated from where it was least Advancement of all Irish Americans. PER YEAR. 5INQLE COPY, 5c IRISH AMERICAN, 326 West Green Street. SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 1898. expected, an English source, W. T Stead, the famous editor of the Pall Mall Gazette, who is not editor his getting at bottom facts no matter where he hits or what illusions are dispelled. He says, "magna est veritn's," the truth is mighty and must be told. He says that he has it from the highest diplomatic au thorities that M. Hanotaux never attempted to form a coalition against the United States, and as far as the statement that Salisbury had offered the British fleet to President Mc- Kinlcy it was the veriest nonsense. The late Prince Bismarck ridiculed the report when it was first circu lated ai d wisely remarked that na tions do not form alliances based on the fact that they speak the same language or any other sentimental reason. Nations, like individuals, form alliances that will best further their interests irrespective" of race, creed or language. AQUINALDO'S SPEECH. Aguinaldo's speech before the Provisional Congress at Malolos a few days ago showed very plainly the feeling of the Filipinos. After lauding the Americans, Aguinaldo declared "that the Americans came to demonstrate the greatness and generosity of their Government and to assist in releasing the people from the Spanish yoke without annexing the island. We now understand and appreciate the famous Monroe doctrine of 'America for Ameri cans,' aud justice demands that they add the 'Philippines for the Filipinos.' In other words they want no outside interference either in the shape of an American or Spanish protectorate. If the Ameri can Commissioners at Paris insist on retaining all or any of the Philip pines there will be trouble. It will take a large navy aud army to en force American rule over the savage and intractable tribes who inhabit many of these islands. They are in no wise fitted for self rule and it will be Quixotic on the part of the United States to attempt to estab lish a republic there. As for Agui naldo he seems ready at all times to sell out to the highest bidder. He betrayed his associates once before and will do so again if the occasion presents itself. THE SECRET OF UNITY. If the United Irish League ac complished nothing else than the destruction of faction it would be a service of inestimable value to Ire land, says the Irish World. Aud it has all but accomplished this great good destroyed faction in all Ireland besides killing the cursed trade of the landgrabber in Con naught. How did the League do it? This is the answer in the words of William O'Brien, the founder and leader of the league: "The same glorious work is going on and is bound to go on wherever the United Irish League gets a grip, because the beginning and euding of its constitution is no more of these miserable and fatal conflicts' be tween Irishmen and Irishmen, but let every man who has any fight in him prove his metal by going for the first enemy of our people of our nation's liberties that blocks the way. Activity is the secret of unity, as inaction is the breeder of disunion." That's the secret of the good work activity. Activity for Ireland against Ireland's ene mies that's how to kill faction. The United Irish League has done. it from Mayo to Clare swept fac tion and feud out of existence be fore it. God speed the glorious work. COME ONE, COflE ALL. During the past week we have received a very large number of names to be added to our subscrip tion list, and we desire to return our thanks to those friends who are laboring so zealously in behalf of the Kentucky Irish American. There are many not yet taking this paper who should do so, and we ask our friends to see that their names are placed as subscribers. The reception the Kentucky Irish American has received at the hands of the general public is most grati fying, aud augurs well for its fut ure success. But there are the names of nearly one thousand per sons on our books who have not yet paid their dollar subscription. These we most respectfully ask to call at the office, one and all, and pay the aforesaid dollar, which will enable us to make improvements and pub lish a still better paper a paper that will be of great benefit to its readers. A dollar may seem aud is a small amount to any one, but when they aggregate up in the hundreds they prove an important factor in the publication of a news paper. The price of the paper is so small that we should not be expected to expend money in collecting it Therefore, we say, come one, come all, with your dollar, and when pos sible another name to be added. The action of the Methodist Gen eral Conference of Michigan last week was the most peculiar and iu explicable specimen of intolerance yet shown by any church organiza tion in this country. After de nouncing those ministers who in the past had voted either for the Republican or Democratic party, strict injunctions were given after a heated discussion that no minister should under pains of expulsion from the conference vote any other than the Prohibition ticket. The Courier-Journal in comment ing on the above, said: "Suppose the Roman Catholic clergy were to pass resolutions favoring any ticket or measures purely political, these same men would denounce their ac tion as unwarranted interference. Shakespeare says: "Consistency thou art a jewel." To apply the matter locally, sup pose that the Roman church au thorities had taken any notice of the wild utterances of several of the candidates who were on the mongrel ticket called Republican, what a howl would be raised? The Irish-American Society is to be congratulated on the wisdom displayed in the selection of its offi cers for the coming year. Business affairs compelled Col. Mike Mul doon to decline a re-election which would have been unanimous. The re-election by acclamation of Col. John Whalleu and Thomas Drewry was a proper recognition of valu able and disinterested services. We wish the new administration and society the greatest success. Friends of the Kentucky Irish American should act as agents of the paper and assist in increasing its circulation. Every subscriber if he exerts himself can procure an other. We call the attention of our read ers to the advertisers in our col umns, and ask them to remember the friends of this paper when mak ing purchases. We are preparing a statement for our readers concerning the present campaign. When we have obtained a few more facts it will prove inter esting reading. Some time ago we predicted the election of .Hon. Oscar Turner. The registration makes it a cer- taiuty if his friends will only do their duty. Contributors are requested to fur nish us their matter as early iu the week as possible. The Cleveland mauager of the campaign appears to be greatly worried. Advertise in the Kentucky Irish American for results. Mr. Walter Coyle has gone to Pitts burg to remain two weeks. Miss Blanch Stokes, of 127 East Broad way, is very sick of throat trouble. Misses Katie and Bridgie Hiordan arc home again from an extensive Western trip. 't Mrs. John Balrctt and Miss Annie Bar rett are homester a most enjoyable visit in the Kast. Mr. Thomas Brcnnan, who has been spending some tiinc at Petoskcy, has re turned home. The engagement of Miss Josephine Schoppie to Mr. Colt is quite a surprise to their many friends. Mr. Hob Shaughnessy, of West Oak street, has gone toiBuffalo to join the regulars nt Camp l'ortcr. Miss Mny Brennan, of West Oak street, is improving very much in her health. She has been sick for six weeks. The Alphouso Club will give their first select party October 20, nt Highland Hall, Haxter and Christy avenues. Miss Mnry Killkenuy and Miss Anna Eubanks have returned from a very pleas ant stay of two weeks at Cincinnati. Mr. Tosenh T. Murphy, of this city, was during the early part of the week registered at the Colonial, Mt. Clemens, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Russell, of Twenty first and Hank streets, entertained their many friends iu their. new home 011 last Sunday night. Unity Council, Y. M. I., gave the sec ond of its series of enjoyable euchre par ties Thursday evening nt the club rooms on West Chestnut street. Mrs. James Malone and her daughter Fanny C. have returned to their home 111 Shelbyville, after a week's visit to their many Louisville friends. Mr. Edward 1. Owen has gone to Syra cuse to attend the printers' convention. Before returning he will visit Niagara Falls nnd several Eastern cities. The Red Star Club will give an enter tainment, October 14, at Bartholomew's Hall, 121 Kast Gray street, under the management of Mr. W. Ramsey. Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Hickey have returned from Chicago, where they went on their weddiug trip. They are receiv ing the congratulations of their host of friends. Dan Hartnett and Phil Stine were around greeting their friends last Sunday, they having just returned from the Springs, where they had been spending the summer. Mr. James Cronin, the well-known tenor, and Messrs. W. J. Fogarty, Thomas rtnriic Tnlm Mnrlri-1 nnil Oupv t'nnners were the guests of the Battle Ax Club Sunday evening. Miss Clara Mulligan entertained Mon day evening in honor of her fifteenth birthday. A large number of the friends of the young lady were present, and she received many beautiful presents. Mr.. Richard Langan has returned from the Springfield Academy, where he has been studying for the priesthood. "Rich" has concluded to stay at home and rest awhile before he resumes his studies. Miss Onhelin Ford, of New Haven. who has been visiting her sister, Mrr. J. P. Curtin, of 737 Sixth street, left for flivpiisliom TmpsiIav to attend tlip fair and spend some time visiting friends nnd relatives. William II. Coleman, of this city, left for Lexington Wednesday, where he will institute a Camp of Woodmen of the World. He wjll visit a number of other towns, and expects to be gone about three weeks. It is rumored that Messrs. Michael Flahive nnd William Schnell have been seen together visiting the same place pretty regularly and that they will shortly lead to the altar two popular sisters of West Oak street. Miss Mamie Breuuan, the popular sten ographer for Hirsch Bros. & Co., and well known to the readers of the Ken tucky Irish American, is rapidly recover ing from an attack of typhoid fever and will soon be out. Misses Kdith nnd Carrie Fitzgerald, who have been spending the cummer in Canada aud nt various Kastern resorts, have returned home. Miss Woodruff, of Knoxvillc, Ten 11., has been their guest for a few days this week. The marriage of Mr. W. P. Burke and Miss Catherine Davern is announced to take place November 23. The groom is a well known machinist with the L. & N., and the bride is a handsome and popular young lady of the West End. Mr. John Schnell and Miss Maggie Houlihan were married by Father Uaffo last week They intended to keep it a secret for awhile, but it leaked out after a day or two. Miss Houlihan was a popu lar young lady of Seventh street and has lots of friends. "Jack," as all of the boys call him, is a Very well liked young man with the people of Limerick, whom he has endeared himself by his pleasant ways and manners, and who wish him good luck iu his matrimonial venture. George C. Roth, formerly of this city, but now of Jackson, Tcnn., was in the city last week, the guest of his brother, Mr. Charles Roth. He is holding the posi tion of head cutter with Klj & Co., the leading tailoring house of Jackson. The many friends of Miss Annie Sulli van, of 1314 West Broadway, who has bedn confined at Sts. Mary and Eliza beth Hospital during the past six weeks by illness, is now convalescent, nnd is expected to be nble to be out iu about an other week. Invitations arc out for the initial social of Unity Council, No. Ill, which will take place at New Ltederkranz Hall, Sixth and Walnut streets, on the" evening of October 21. The members of Unity spare no pains to make their socials and dances very enjoyabk:. Mr. Patrick O'Sullivan, the talented young Louisville pianist, will leave for Kurope the latter part of this mouth for the purpose of studying under Dc Pach maun. He expects to be abroad for several years. Before leaving Mr. O'Sul livan will be tendered a farewell concert, in which he will be assisted by all the prominent musicians of the city. Our I.ady of Mercy Reading Circle has reorganized for the season with the fol lowing well-known young ladies as offi cers: President, Miss Lily Kirley; Vice President, Miss Mamie Coonan; Secre tary, Miss Susie Angennier. The new office of Reporting Secretary was created for Miss Rose Kavanaugh, the only hon orary member of the circle. Mr. Michael Mack, one of the mcst popular wheelmen of the West Knd. en tertained a party of ladies nnd gentlemen nt his home, 201G Duncan street. Music, singing, dancing and an elegant repast were the features of the evening. There were several interesting speeches. Mr. Arthur Campbell acted as toast-master. Young Men's Division, A. O. II., will give another social meeting on October 18, at the A. O. II. Hall. As usual 011 such occasions, admission will by only by com plimentary invitation. The committee having the affair in charge promise an other delightful evening for their friends. Seibcrt's First Regiment Band will fur nish dance music Major Hughes spent several days in St. Louis this week, where he went to attend the marriage of his niece, Miss Nora Kllis Hughes, and Mr. William Morse, which took place in that city Wednesday evening. Miss .Hughes is a daughter of Barney Hughes, formerly of this city, but more recently of Memphis, and has often visited in this city. Miss Ida Stein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Stein, and Mr. Frank L. Ackerman were united in marriage on Wednesday morning at St. Martin's church. Miss Anna Stein, sister of the bride, assisted as maid of honor, aud Mr. Kdward Ackerman, brother of the groom, was the best man. The ushers were Messrs. John Klapheke, Harry Kirch dorfer, Joseph Piazza and William Krupp. The many friends of Mr. Sam Rhodes will be surprised to learn of his marriage, which occurred Tuesday evening. The bride was formerly Mrs. Klla Thompson, of Charleston, Ind., who has been resid ing in this city for the last two years and has acquired a large circle of friendf. Mr. Rhodes was for years a popular em ploye of the L. & N., but is now n 'mem ber of the firm of Rhodes & McDonald, Third street. Miss Alexiua Schanliegavc n pink din ner Wednesday night in honor of Mrs. J. II. Parker, of Corbin, Ky. The decora tions were La France roses, pink carna tions nnd palms. Covers were laid for Mrs. J. II. Parker, Mr. aial Mrs. W. Kcycr, Miss Maria Merimee; Misses Klizabcth and Mary Kcyer; Mr. Hamil ton Merimeee, Mr. Lee Boyce Parker, Mr. Leu Merimee and Mr. Ben Hubbard. William M. Higgins, of the Kentucky Irish American, left yesterday for Syra cuse, N. Y., to attend the convention of the International Typographical Union as one of the delegates representing the Louisville printers. He was accompa nied by his wife and two children. As Mr. and Mrs. Higgins are natives of Syracuse, their trip will be one of pleas ure as well as business. They will be gone about ten days. Miss Katie O'llearu entertained the Red, White and Blue Club at her home on Indiana nvenue, Jeffersonville, last Tuesday evening. The parlors were dec orated with flowers and patriotic colors, and a very delightful evening was spent. Among those present were Misses Josie Dean, Mayme O'Hearn, Elizabeth Hardy, Rella Drosta, Musie Chandler, Katie Cowman, Margaret Cowman, Anna White and Messrs. Charles Edelen, William Craig, George Daniels, William Samp son, Charles Schley, Edward Cosgrove, George Dewey aud W. P. Hobson. t One of this season's most delightful surprise parties was the one given Mr. and Mrs. Blan, 1221 Twelfth street, last week. Among those present were Misses Vina Grogan, Lizzie O'Brien, Mamie Kavanaugh, Mary Joyce, Maggie Gro gan, Marguerite Wolfe, Maggie Joyce, Mary Scnbban, Maggie Martin, Bndgie Madden, Lottie Blan, Leona Blan, Clara Blnn, Mary Dclaney, Annie Delaney and Messrs. Thomas, Lan gan, John Grogan, Terence Mc Hugh, Charlie Miller, John Sliaugh ncsscy, Thomas Higgins, John Kavan augh, Martin McNally, Knviiie Bobbin, Bob Doyle, Mr. nnd Mrs. Delnucy. Vocnl nnd instrumental music aud dancing made n merry time. At midnight the happy company sat down to nn elegant spread. Miss Mary Nolan entertained n few of her friends at her home. 324 Nineteenth street. Vocal and instrumental music were the features of the evening. Among those who participated in the enjoyment weie Misses Mary and Klla Martin, Mamie McCord, Maggie Harrington, Ella Harned, Maggie Nalty, Maggie Mor ricssey, Mary, Vina nnd Tessie Nolan and Messrs. Kdwm Martin, Mike O'Brien, Will Herbold, Mike McGraff, Albert Walker, I-M Nolan aud Kugene Nolan, Mrs. Tom Stokes and Mr. aud Mrs, Nolan. One of the most enjoyable euchres of the season was given last Thursday even ing by the Emerald Club at the residence of Dr. and Mrs. Parsons. Dancing was indulged until a late hour, after which an elaborate supper was served. The prizes were captured by Miss Celia Potter nnd Mr. I). J. Coleman. The consolation prizes were awarded to Miss B. Pence and Mr. T. J. Nniighton. Those present were: Misses Cclin Potter, Julin Kelly, Nonie Meaghar, Mayme Kelly, Maggie Ken nedy aud Brady Pence and Messrs, Edwatd Cosgrove, J. Barry, Edward Dorc, D. Kennedy, T. J. Naughton, Will Meaghar, D. J. Coleman, Phil. Goodman and Dr. and Mr. Parsons. The marriage of Miss Hannah O'Brien, of this city, and Mr. John Foley, of In dianapolis, is announced for Wednesday, October 20. Miss O'Brien resides at 924 Sixth street. She is a strikingly hand sonic young lady and has been much ad mired, not only for her superior physical endowments, but for other lovable per sonal qualities. Her fiance is r. United States Deputy Marshal for Indiana and is well known in that State. The mar ringe will take place at 0 o'clock a. m. at the St. Louis Bertram! church, nt Sixth and St. Catherine streets. The young couple will take a trip to Washington and the Kast. After November 10 they will be at home to friends in Indiana polis. The church of St. Mary Magdalene was crowded Tuesday morning, when Miss May Doyle and Mr. Fred Harig were married nt solemn nuptial high mass. It was an unusual wedding, inasmuch as three priests officiated, Father Dennis Murphy as deacon and Fathers Walsh aud RafTo as subdeacons, and an elabo rate musical programme was rendered. The choir of the church was augmented with Miss Katie Bradshaw, Miss Mary Rcche, Mrs. Philip Stark, Mrs. Brauuiu Sherley, Miss M. Ramser, Miss M. Scnl ly, Mr. Philip Stnrk nnd Mr. John Greuser, who opened the service with the bridal chorus from "Lohengrin." The ushers, Messrs. George Carney and Joseph Zahncr, came in first and wore followed by Miss Chrissie Doyle and Dr. Max Eble, the maid of honor and best man. Miss Doyle wore a becoming gown of old rose cloth, trimmed in white, nnd carried white roses. Her hat was brown felt, trimmed in feathers and a touch of color. The bride, who entered the church with the groom, wore a handsome gown of castor cloth, made with a yoke of lace over pink satin. It was further trimmed with point applitpie, and her bouquet was of Catherine Mermet roses. Her hat was velvet, trimmed iu feathers, lace and pink. After the marriage service high mass was celebrated, aud most of the music was from Haydn's Second Mass. Mrs. Brannin Sherley sang Gounod's "Ate Maria" beautifully, Miss Nettie Hollenknmp playing a violin oblignto. After the services were concluded the bridal party and relatives of the contract ing parties were entertained at breakfast by Mrs. John Doyle, a sister of Mr. Harig, and later in the day the couple left for Chicago and Milwaukee. Upon their return to Louisville they will be at home at 853 Seventh street. PRINTER FARMERS, Good Results of Agricultural Efforts in Pelham Bay Park. It was announced at the headquarters of Typographical Union No. C Sunday that the printer farmers who commenced truck farming at Pelham Bay Park in the spring by planting potatoes will begin to gather their crops on Monday. Sixty-four unemployed members of the union started truck farming on a tract of land in Pelham Bay Park, the use of which had been seemed by Big Six as an experiment. They were furnished with the seed potatoes and a few preliminary lessons were given them in agriculture by a farming expert, who was paid by the Farm Training Committee of the union. The result is n big crop of potatoes, which will net a fair sum to the printer farmers when they are sold. The unem ployed members of the union started iu as truck farmers in .1 sort of despairing way, but the open air life has improved their health and spirits, and they are now delighted with the success of their ex periment. It has tided over the summer, when work was slack, and most of them are ready to go to the case again, now that the political campaign has begun, which will give plenty of work to com positors. Some of the printer farmers are so well pleased with their attempt at truck farm ing that they are thinking of giving up their cases and taking to truck farming in real earnest. They say that they were cut out for farmers, after all, and were all the years of their lives up to this fall ignorant of the fact. The potatoes, when gathered, will be put iu barrels and sold. The proceeds will go to the amateur truck fanners. J. W. Sullivan, Chairman of the Farm Training Committee of Big Six, said Sat urday that the experiment was very sat isfactory. It may be repeated next year if necessary. 00000000000000000000000000 I . . . CHAFF ... I 0 0 0000 0000 00000000000000W00SI How very few men or women ever mar ry their ideals. Men who have always admired large, robust women invariably marry small, thin ones. Women who dis course garrulously on black-eyed, black mustached Apollos invariably marry some short, rcd-headed and freckled fellow that bears as much resemblance to their ideal as a mushroom to a silk parasol with ruffles 011 it. Alas for our inconsistency. A writer of an Eastern journal, in com menting on the use of the bicycle among women, doesn't hesitate to say that it has the effect not only of improving the health but of broadening the mind as well. It only stands to reason that an improved state of health brings with it stronger nerves and good blood. As a consequence, trifling ills of life that were such an annoyance are no longer a source of misery to the woman who gets to spend an hour or more riding past green fields, over country roads nnd inhaling Nature's own great remedy fresh air. The bicycle certainly has transformed us into a new race of women. The "pale and interesting" young woman is no longer considered. Bright eyes, stout limbs and ruddy checks are in demand. Can any one deny the bicycle's influence iu making this change? A custom prevails nmong milliners and a certain class of dressmakers to take the services of young women and girls with out reimbursing them. They take these young people to learn the trade and dur ing six months they will pay them noth ing. Every day during this long noviciate they deliver bundles for learning dress making and carry bonnets home to pa trons of the millinery establishment if they are serving their apprenticeship in the hat and bonnet business. These girls must be nicely dressed, nnd it is presumed they must eat and drink like other mortals nnd have a room to shelter them after their day's labor. Do these money sharks ever think that these young people have such necessities? The utter heartlessness of such men and women is shown in this unjust and dishonest prac tice, and well exemplifies the wail of the poet who wrote "Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn." No man has a right to the services of another without recompense. It is writ ten that "the laborer is worthy of his hire," and common justice demands that honest labor deserves honest recompense. A union among working girls would solve many of these difficulties, and it is to be hoped that they will soon see the utility of united endeavor. Uneasy rests the head that wears a queue. The late Etnpercr of China was not the first of his kind that found out the truth of the old adage. The present Dowager Empress seems to have things pretty much her own way. It is supposed that she hastened the departure not only of the late Emperor, but of his two pre decessors, out of the flowery Kingdom. It is not so bad to be n mere plebian, after all, over there, as he can nt least close his almond eyes and sweetly dream of tea roses and chrysanthemums without being disturbed by her sanguinary High ness the Empress. The martial soul-stirring element of the old war songs was well illustrated a few days ago in one of our schools. The teacher, wishing to teach her class to inarch, sat at the piano and played iu turn "Tenting on the Old Camp Ground," "Marching Through Georgia" and "John Brown's body lies mouldering in the Grave." By the time she reached the last air her class was fully aroused. Books were picked up off the desks and laid on their shoulders by the boys to rep resent guns and the girls waved their handkerchiefs for flags. The whole class broke out .in hearty song for "Three cheers for the Red, White and Blue." It is noticeable that during the present war no such strains have been written, no music that can get as close to one as was composed and sung during the war be tween the North and the South. Asso ciation has much to do witli it. Mostly all the old war songs were written in common time and were played for our fathers and brothers during those long, tedious marches they were compelled to make across hundreds of miles, footsore nnd weary as they were, with their hearts filled with images of the loved ones they had left behind. A very able woman writing for a monthly paper a few days ago said that women may retain the affections of their husbands by simply acquiescing to their views of matters. That is all very well if n, woman is supposed to be a thing mnde to order without life or ideas which individuality alwnys brings with it. It would be n very delightful stnte of affairs a kind of intellectual Utopia, ns it were for the lords of creation if when they said "the moon is made of green cheese" the women would bow their heads in deep humility and mutter "it is really so." Man is n considerate, loving sort of being, who must not be thwarted or the unfortunate offender might as well count herself an unlucky number. Annih N. Cunnincham. MISS O'LAUGHLIN DEAD. Miss Katie O'Laughlin, aged seveteen years, died of typhoid fever at Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital Wednesday morn ing. Miss O'LaughliM lived with her parents 011 Zane street, between Eleventh and Twelfth. She was a most estimable young lady and a devout member of St. Louis Bertrand church, and her death is mourned by a very large circle of friends and acquaintances. The funeral was from St. Louis Bertrand church Friday morning at 9 o'clock. Capt. George A. iCinn, United States Engineer, has given notice that the Louisville and Portland canal will be closed on the morning of October 12, and navigation on the canal will be suspended about two weeks.