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ATAL ACCIDENT. Herbert Lamphero almost Instant ly Killed in Automobile Race, OWNER TERRIBLY INJURED. One Arm I)l.nlnln1, Until l.rpo llriikcn unci Hurt In (lie Knee l,eM Control or .ltncliliie In line ill M. Julinnlinry . Spec-lnteir lemnly llnrl. .Ser- St. Johnshnry, Sept. 17. .rust at the opening or tin hint ilny'H iirennimmc of the Calcitonin county fair u fntnl niitn mobile ni-i-Ulent eieetirreel while loin iti.a -chines were lioliiK driven iiioiiinl tin- hull mile truck In the fourth heiil ot n r that Has lllillnlsheil yenteiili III .1-1. M- Alien hail ninitu the HiHt inmrler In -' Mi- ml, eln.sely leillnu eei '..- ..i hi,.. l"ollnsb, when Dr. Allen lot umtrol uf Ills machine on u hhnrp curve unci at u speed of nearly M miles .in hour il dashed olf the track down an embankment 1'. feet IiIbIi. Ileibert l.uinpheie was iicllni, on I he front to balance the mii.-hlne-nround the curves. Ue was thrown BRalnst a Mom hltchliii; rail and ulinosl Instantly killed his skull Ih-Iiik irushe.l in by contact with the post. lr. Allen's machine wa.s overturned ami the doctor vas pinned under the machine. Ills left arm was disjointed at ihe elbow, both lens broken, uiiil he leeelvcel u wound on the nos,e. He was conscious when the machine was lifted olf limn him and taken at once to the hospital. No opera tion was necessary and his chances for recovery are good. French (.larriik, who was siandini; near was hurt In one ejo and three other men slttins on the rail which the machine Mrnek when It left the track weie rolled down the hill but nftt hurt. iamphcr was years old and leaves a wife and a two-j ear-old buy. He car ried an Insurance policy with the New York l.lfe Insurance company. The chauffeurs of the other machines quickly stopped their automobiles with out any further accident, tlnnis-h they had some dilliculty in steering away from the crowd which rushed up the inn k to the scene of the accident. Ur. Allen was regarded as one of ihe hct eh.inlfeiirs in this section, but his escape from in stant death Is considered miraculous. This is the llrst year that an aalomo bllc race has been held heie. To-d cy s race was an attempt to lower yesterday's record of a mile In 1 minute and 5'J sec onds. NORTHFIEI.D FAIR CI.OSHI). Northlleld, Sept. IT. The IVk ltlver Valley fair rinsed this evening. The at tendanro to-day was 4,0aa. Theie were no amusements In the forenoon and the crowd was not pleased with the races and urceted the announcements of judges with hoots and calls for new drhers. The members of the press- had much trouble to pain Information ninl the ciislomnry courtesies were not extended. The ex hibits wote never better and the fair never mote liberally attended and sup ported. The races: 2:21 class Won In three straight he it by Dora Starr, owned by C. J I. Wood of Barre. Ilest time 2:33 1-2. 2:22 class AVon in three straight heats by Miss Diilard, V. S. I'.ip ol liar re. Hest time 2:11 1-1. Free-for-all Won In three -trnii-ht heals by Florence II., F. J. Houston of North field. Best time 2:2 1-1. ST. JOHNSBURY RACES. One l'lve Ileal Contest riiflnllieil Another Knur llent Itncc, St. Jnhnsbury, Sept. 17. A tat.il auto mobile accident in the inorniiiK and show ers In th afternoon could not keep the crowd away at the third and last d.iv of the C'aled'jn'nn county fair, (her ."..i tending the races, which were the' attraction of th clay. 2:30 class, rrnsi; vi. l .It chier Lady, Kitrrie, b. m., Smllh Hros .1 Louise Wilkes, b. m., Allls-in and Peck 1 Second Thought, eh. g., Newport Stock Farm 2 l'lince Hlect, b. g., He,m and Nichols I 1 1 1 4 I I Time 2:U, 2:19 1-1, 2:21 1-1. 2:23 .'1-1. 2:19 CLASS, I'UHSK $2.-,0. (L'NFINLSHLD.) Annie W b. m., Stewart 1 2 2 3 1 Lucy Verser, b. in., Simon 2 113 1 Uluo Ribbon, s. s., Whitney.... 3 3 1 1 ':i llarrlfcon Wilkes, b. s,. De-me .1 : j y Eclair Wilkes, l. s., McNally.O dN. Time 2:20 1-1, 2:20 3-1. 2:23. 2:2:'. 1-1, 2:27 1-1. 2:27 CLASS, I'L'RSK 2f0. Guy Miller, eh. g., Stewart 1 J i May Girl, b. m., Lee 2 a Jtoblusnn, b. g., Brasher 3 i 2 Adson OigooVl 3 3 1 Jard n g. h., Ball dm. Time 2:2H 1-1, 2:27, 2:2. FRKK-FOR-ALL, I'L'RSi: $3ml. Chehalls, blk. s., I'tton 1 1 1 Carrie J., b. m LovrII 2 2 2 Wllo S., eh. I'.ige llros 3 3 3 Time 2:111, 2:17, 2:111 1-2. STATISTICS ON ARRESTS. O. W. MnrroiT Micmic firent Inerensr In I'roseeiitloiis for Driiukennens, Montpeller, Sept. 17. The Rev. i. . Morrow of Burlington, who lectin, d at "Worcester Wednesday evening under the auspices of the local Hood Templars lodge, was in the cltv to-day and lurni.-h-ed the newspaper men some Interesting figures showing the percentage 01 m crease of arrests for intoxication m the licensed cities of Montpeliei. Hull im) and St. Alhans, as procureel by him limn the city court records for these three ciile.. for the months of May, June, July and Au.iust last past. In Montii'dler thr 172 arrests as against .!1 In tin- same months In 1WX.', an lucre. i-c- of lir, p,r cent. In Rutland 192 arrests 'gainst 32 in IW2, an increase of 5W per cent. In St. Albans, IPl nsalnst 101. i,n In crease of in', per cent. In Montpeller and St. Allians Mr. Mor row Included tin est s for breach of the peace In his totals, but in Rutland took the record of cases of Intoxication only. JACOB SOLLEDER DEAD. Was n Well-Itiiiinn Resilient of Ver ge lines. Vcrgennes, Sept 17 Jaroli Solleder. a well known and highly lespectcd citizen Nasal CATARRH In all its plages, Ely's Cream Balm cleansen, f oothes nnel lienls the diseased membrane. Itcarea catarrh and drlies nivay a cold In tho liuad nulcklr. Crenm JJnlm 1 placed Into tho nostrils, fjireudt over tho mcvnbrano and Isnbsnrhcd. llellrfU Im mediate and a cure follows. It Is not drying docs not produce s nef .Ing. barer Si.f, 50 cents at Drug gists or by mad Trial Size, JO cents, u EbY IIKOTIIKHS. 68 Warren Street, S'ew York DIRE DISTRESS. It is near at hand to hun dreds of Burlington Readers. Don't ncRloct nn nchlnpr back. , Itarknehe Is kidneys' cry for help. Neglect hurrying to their aid. . Means that miliary troubles followr (Illicitly. Hire disaster, diabetes, llrluht's dlrnse.l I'rolit by a Iturllnglou citizen's cxpeil-i ence. Mrs. W. M. MeDetmntt of Ei Drew street cays: - For mini) .m-iiik 1 inny say from childhood 1 had backache. Like other suf. fei"is ftotn the same causci sometlmen It was Very severe at other tlmei mild. When ut Its worst I could not enJov any rest at1 nlKlit In any position. 11 not to be so t1 could not stoop, my head was ii fleeted, i dizzy fits made everything swim arouucV tne and I saw no Indication of (lie trouble, h tiling. My attention was dhected to 'Dunn's Kidney nils, 1 did not expect any great benellt from Ihem for I had ttsedj everything I conld lay my hands on vlth-j OUt getting rwlief. However my husband went to W. J. nenili t'on's drug storo nntli !got me Doan's Kidney I'llls. After the (il Pt week I felt a decided clmngo for th.f better. Iniprovcinent was steady and r:v-t id. The backache and .soreness dlfap-! peired, I was nhlo to rest comfortably' and the llslitness nt d vertigo In thei head ceaed I felt like a different person Hiicl am only too clid to recommend tho! .medicine that brought this abou For pain by all dealers; price 50 cen's.; I l'oRter-Milbnrn Co., Dltffillo, N Y solij agents for the 1. S. Remember the name Dean's and take no lubttltute. eil 'egenni'.s. died at al'tcrncMin .it ids home :',n o'clock this on Water stiei-t, from pulinonai clem.i. of his age, although for Mr. Seilleelc-i hits been in the li.th year about two years ;c!lllc t. d with a disease of epilepsy. .W't he had been able to lie about most of the tune, until about one week ago since which Ills death hns not been ilnixpevteel. He Is survived by a wile, ran' daughter. Miss Lena Joseph ine Kolhcler, one adopted son, Joseph Solleder, a fathei. I'lrich, and u brother, Kiieh, wlio resides in Side Ayneeker, d'Tiufinj. wiieie tie deceased was born. Mr. Solleder came to this country about .if.it ago. and has resided here, with the e'xrcptlon of a short period since. Iiuriim a nnmlier of ears past he has bee n eiulio l.itgciv Inteiesieil In farming. lie was a nu'inlier of the Congregational Chute li of this it v. having joined soon alter ids in rii .il heie. He was a pioml neiil memlici of I lot Chester Lodge, No. 1. A I". and A. M.. was past high priest or the .leiusalem Chapter. K. M. A.; C. ti. ol Columbus Council. R. and F. M.; and a member of .Miami Calvary Com mauileri and of Mount Sinai, order of Mistle Shnnc lie was also a member of tlie ergennes Lodge No. 1". N. K. O. I', and was a member ot I'.ow Moltke, railway y.erel In ICssex Junction at about No. illi, of this cily. in which lie h'dd tliS seven o'clock last cloning, the cause be olhce of tteasuier at the time of Ids ing a broken rail. It was nccessarv for tlf.ilh. Notice pent later. ol' funeral service will ap- SENATOR PROCTOR FINED. I'oiind fullty of oiootinu n Itneeoon In ( orlilu Turk l.llit utliltl.i. Newport. N II., Sept. 17. Coiiunl.-slon-eis c. 11 li.irk .iinl Nathaniel Wentwmth arrived here vesterdiy for the purpose ol arresting l'nitcl Slates Senator Ked ilflcl 1'roctor of Vermont. The commis sionets at once prm eedecl to Corbm I'ark anel there made the anest and convic tion ol" the xeti'itor for shooting one 1.11 c een last Sunday In said park." Sen.. 1 . J'roctor pleaded gul!v and waived all examinations, thus preienting Ids being taken to Newport le.r a justice hearing. He- was ace ordingl.- lined the lull penalty In this case. ?n. which he paid, t geliier with costs 01 J7 r.n. Serv.ir I'roetor took the mutter calmly and did nut make any e'oniplnint to thu 1 niiimissloners. There Is a leport heie- ah., ill.- to the eifec t W.ltdi n. or llete etile lor a lew dais ago. p. 11k. and that the tliat a llsh and game isiled Senator I'roc at his ciuarters In the senator exprvvscel his wdlinguiss In pay for the fun lie had had in shooting th mi. Some, e-ven g,, so l.ir as to sa iliat the Vermont man con-saletc-i! the Incident closed after the war de n's visit. II did not escape- the notice of the com mlssii neis, howeier, and Mr. I'roetor was Compelled lo settle according' to the methods of the law. Tills vicinity Is being" closely watched bi the commissioners, and their m t(on shows that nut even Fnlted States se'iia tors can break the law without being brought lo jiwtlco. Alter the matter was straightened up, Senator I'roetor was driven rtoni his cuaiii'i"s In the park to tills village, where in' iook the 0:113 o clock train for V 1 er- mont. The senator Is one of the dlreetois of the !!ue .Mountain Foi.-st association, hut mat Kiel nail no cited upon the ceeclings of the commissioners. pto- I'eiirful (bids Kiilnst 1 1 tin. Bedridden, alone and destitute. Such, in brief was tho condition of an obi soldie r by uaino of J. J. Havens, "e..r. sailb'S. O Km- years h" was troubled with Kidney disease and neither doc tors nor medicines gave him relief. At length he tried Hloctrlc Hitters. It put biin 011 Ids fuel in short order ami now he tesllties" "I'm nti the road to com plete" reeovery." Best on earth lor Liver ami Kidney troubles nnd all forms of Stomach and Bowel Com plaints. (Inly f,0e, Guaranteed by J, " O Sullivan, druggist. WEAKENED AT FINISH. Dm Caleb Threatened Old Ant lam Ills lleenrd it It. but Ueiidville, Mass.. Sept. 1S.-H Is prciba ble Unit but for the slowness of the rout ing in the last 2ni .lards the champion harness horse Han Batch would have siic c c edi d In ids attimpl to-d.n to lower lib- own recoid of a mile' In 1 :.",9, made al Brighton Bench a re w weeks ago, I'aced by one runnel I lie epiarter was made In .JiU'iniuN and Ule hall in :f,(l 1-1, From theieon lie had the benellt or twi runners and 1 cached the ihrce-cpiat lets 111 l:2:i l-l. The lecotcl t l)4-ii seemed to he tic nilillng. Inn en gutlug into the stretch 11 heavy bit ol track was experienced which tlted ihe pacer so much that he le-ae lied Hie wire in two tuiaales Hat. Backers of the lavoilles In the regular clients were ngnln in hard luck, tirade K'ilar in the 2:17 trot was the only one to win. Rythmic, the blind horse in the 2.o; not, lifter winning Hist heat tired bad,i In the home stretch t t lie othet two and Wc ntworth won easily. In this event I'lline of Orange was the favorite but lii'iet was ill the- contest. In the 2 nil pace, Al Bock was picked lo win hut the rae-e developed Into a contest between Ciibanole and Gold Brh k. The runner chopped the lltsl hem, hut look the next two handily. Results: i 17 cl.'ss. Hotting, purse H.lViO-Oracle Kellar, won straight heals, Miss Brock second; Oh eel View, third. I'liuce Ca Ion, Nlckelette, Naulta. Wild "hi Kassall, Dr. Short and Km line S, also started. Best time, 2:12. -.0; class, irottlng, putso HI.Min Went woi Hi, won the second and third heals and rate; Rythmic, won the Mist la'al and second money; Susie J, thiid. I'rince of Orange also started. Best time 2.u7:i-l, 2.i.i pacing, puts" M,nii- Cubuiole hik h . wun the- second and third heats and race Hold Bilck. won llrst heat unci sec mil inonex Nonninie thiid Al Bock ml Brown II rl abn Hluilud, Best lime 2 ii 1 . 111 si cond hriit. TJIE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS ; I A RANK- FORCER. Several Bristol Men Suffer the Effects of H. G. Mullings's Dishonesty. NOTES FORGED FOR $1,700 Had A No Hummed $17. of Oilier Par ties. Whn Cailghl MenllliK In Pre vious Venr.- Trnllle on Central Vermont Delajecl by Tun Might AccldentN. Ittistol, Sept, IS. The minora that have been allo.it the past week In re gard to the disappearance of Henry tl. Mulling, culminated late Thur.-da.i night in the ac knowlecigc tuent that the Ve-r-gennes National bank held Jl.Tm worth ol notes purporting to be signed by lliistol parties, which are claimed to be forgeries, perpetrated by Mailings. The Hani's of the patties used ule Frank N. 1 1 1 1 1 Tho mas Leonard, L'. J. lliistol, 1!. A. Atkins, I!. C. Sargent, Patrick O'Nell ami 1 r. A. .M. Norton, lirlstol Ilewiet are Iomtm by 17"i money loaneet. .uuiiings begun wotk here for Ii. K. ei . . -'"". ..o nce. ... jenrs ago. colder aliout 1.1 years ago. lie lias been ... in. tut i,i'., -e I . v . r u it and Slew- .lit .V I Her clellvcry clerk. While, with the latter llrm he was caught taking thu linn's monei and had to eeiurn Sloi, v.hkh was sedtled by a relative. For v v cial lears he has been in the cmnlov c,r the National Lite lnsutance Co.. and did a large budnes. He leaves a wife and three children. COLLISION OF FREIGHTS. Three Curs Smashed nt West Merlin A one of the Creni Injured. Monti elier, Sept. K The Ce'ilial Ve r mont tallway tracks .it W'.'si IViiin were blockccl this fotenoou by a rear end freight collision near tin- gravid pit. Three iivlght tiains left Nortklield aliout eight o'clock. The llrst. Ihe way freight, was doing ,'omo shifting and the second train was ll.iggccl and stopped on the.' main line, lierore the thiid train eoidd I e Magged it c rashe 1 Into Ihe rear end .d the sccc.d ti iln. demolishing three i cars and bloc kinif tile Hack until u,.:,viv I """" The clews escaped Injuty In Jiiinpilig. A dnxen pa-esengMs from I Nortluii Id dm- here at v::!D had to wa'k I in f i urn M'i;i:i lier .lune tien. ivhe-n t lt t- train ic ichci'i the ,1'inction shottly after dei en ue Ine k. The wreck train had the tr.ie ks c lear befote noon. 1)i:i:ailmi:nt at f.ssln jfnction. I Lvo. Juncllon. Sept. is. Several freight cais weie thrown ftom the track in the Hie I'.oMou train to go down on the Bur lington 10.ul an 1 back into the station and tlii'i- the engine or the Burlington train which was headed toward St. Al bans wis attache I to thu Boston Haiti and chew it to St. Allians. WHOLESALE LIQUOR MAN. C. II. I.alor of Kiill.-uici Cliurged iillb .cllhig to n Mireiislinr.v linn. Rutlinel Sept. S,C. 11. Idot" or tile brm or I.ilor ,t Co., wholesale lio.,r dealers, was brought Into county court tills afternoon, as tin- remit of an inlor matlo 1 hied by Stair's Attoruei I 'rest on to answer to a charge of selling liipmr to II. Lord of Shrewsbury Bail was furnished in tin- amount of .'..mm. REV. J. D. BESMAN DEAD. Was for Venrs President of the Trus tees of llonl iieller Seinlnar.i. Montp Her. Sept. is.--The int. Pi. 111 e Iceclleil at .bilt.ehe r till.- i.'-mui! if tin .sudden death ibis morning of Ihe li' V. Jeilecll.lll Hlltkei- Heeln.lll at !; home In 1 nion illage crime n a gnai slim k to ids mini Iriends lute. Mr. li man was preciel. nt nf the 1 o. 1 d if tms tccs of tlf Monlpeller Seminir.i fnnn 1.2 to l:'l anel clnimg that time ileioied Ids whole time' to raising runds fur tli.it In.-tlliiuoii. Mure thai tune he lias bei'ii the Methodist pasioi" at Woodstock, Brnttleboio and I nion village being sent to the latter place for Ins s uel year by the eonlelcmo held last April at Nnrtli- tieid. He wa.s born at F.eirfix November 2ci, IVia and joined the Vermont confer ep.ci' in 1m7. l''i'i" four years from 17" lie wis presiding elder of the Sprlnglleld district of the Vermont 1 o'ifeienc e. LIQUOR DEALER FINED. Had lleen Selllnii In the o l.lceiise 'I'omi of Woodstock, Woodstock, Sept H. John Straw, who lives on Church bib. was arrested la;t evening by Sheriff IC. A. Thomas, undt see tlon 7o of the local option law. on the charge of bringing Intoxicating liciuor into the town of Woodstock, In which no li cense Is autliot l.ecl, witli intent to sell the same or have It sold in violation of law. lie was taken before Justice li. W. I'tior and on pleading guilty he was fined 5lni and cor-ts of H3.nl, which he paid and he then was discharged. State's At torney 11. H. Blanchaicl pieselite'd the case. A package of 30 pints came by express and was put on the Bridge water stage with nrdets to take it lo llugene Smith's place, but Straw being suspicious took his team, met the stage this side', took the ho, opened II, put the bottles In a bag and started for home. He was met by the shcillf, who was looking for him and was taken in charge. The llcptor was turned down a sink spout iu presenee 01' the Justice. After Jhe trial It Is said Unit Mr. Straw has made money al the business under lliis law and also under prohibition and that lie hoasied of hillrg l"n in the biuk made ftom it besides being able 1.1 cliess Well, etc. It is proposoel to bred; tin the business and 11 heavier lihe will be im posed on the next nlfeneo. IIKAT KNGLISI I GOLFI.R. Manchester. VI.. Sept Is -In the IS hole match play at the Kkwa.iok Golf dub course here to-day ;. M. Il.iers of I'itls burg defeated Norman Hunter of Mug land ope up, UNITED STATES PROTESTS. lines Not Want Diiiuliilcnii I'iii-In Hade I'ree nnd Veiitrul. Sin Homnign, Republic of Santo Do mingo, Sept. IS. I'nlled Slates Minister Powell has sent 11 strong protest to the Dominican government based on Ihe fol lowing grounds: Tim Ihe action of the Dominican gov erniuert 111 sending lo Congress '1 ptoject for establishing tho neutrality of Do minican waters ami making certain porls flee would, In view of the fact that Santo Domingo Is a neighboring' Slate, not bo accepted iu a friendly spit It by tho gov ernment of tho Fnlted Stales. That the I'nlteil Slates governtneiil vonld pot allow Hie establishment of 111 .1 t tailing pol ls In Santo Domingo or lb -cession of anv portion of Sanio Domingo territory to any Knropean pow. . That the I'nlteil States will tot permit any'nntlon lo lake ixcluslve use of Dom inic in wall is In time of peace nine II less in llmu of war Nor could Ur 1'nlie I Slates allow any portion of Dominican leillloty to be classed us Hernial, nor permit any section of the eonnuy to con flict Willi the concession granted, l'ONDSAND SWAMPS. A pond, particularly ir 11 portion nf or Ihe margin Is swampy, litis great pn-sl-bllltles ror lite nature student. There seciini to be no limit to the variety or liv ing creatures which he may llnd there In the course of 11 year. In this respect 11 pond Is superior even to a hrook, 1 live near such n pond, nnd I visit It often. It has Its counterpart In any one of ten thousand little ponds throughout the country, yet the Fulled States gov ernment does not employ a number of clerks sillllclelit to record the business which Is transacted within sight of Its banks. No matter how hot or how cold the weather; no matter how dull things are In the country round ubuit hen there Is always snmctlilng Ititen sling i, be seen or heard, Here I come In tin early spring, to see the llrst, and see m lnglv the brightest, of I tic marsh mari golds, re Heeled In the colli clear witer, and to lift from the shallows masses of transparent frog spawn, hi which tnnv be scoll scores elf tllll black Speed's, w hlcil some day will be frogs. Hen., too, I come al niglil to hear Iln lonely bhlcrn calling his mate. In a voice which sounds like, waler beating agalnsl the mouth of a cavern. And later In the year I llnd their nest In the marsh near by, a hand ful of coarse' grasses. Willi four or live buff eggs. And ro all through the sum mer, win ti Ule turtbs sit In rows on the half-sunkrii logs and when Hie frogs septal upon the lily p'ids. until the fill, when tin- niuskriits build Unit- winter houses on the mud Hits, and when the black duck and the wild ge. se elrop In to spend n few days on their w"nv to the South. Nor Is business siiHpenclc d In the winter, for th-n under the sheiiing lee along the bank. 1 mark the tracks of the mink, ami when I see h. liveu them Ihe tiny footprints of mice. know pte-tt.-well whal he wns looking for. Amongst the other Inhn limits of this pond are some huge sinpphig turtle-. Whose- age Is Ule- sllbj, et of frcep.cnl ex. cusslons al tin- nc'irest 1 ntrj gioe. ri. Some bear upon their shells frtalii dates and other mmks. wide h it is 1 l.ilnii-d were carved more than llfty yea is ago. It Is not often lli.y are seen, but now anel then one of these old villains will raise his great snake-like- head above the surface of the pond, and blink a pair of the coldest, crudest e-yi s which ever ellsllgured the head ol' a reptile. Nothing In the pond Is sii 'ied to these hardened old sinneis. No doubt they live largely on llsh, but young inaskrats and duck lings lire oitcti led. id below Ihe Hlirfaee of tin- pond to lis- no more, und wild mice, which sometime s swim across, an roolhardy. to say th." least Last June I was walklnr ab.ns th- bank ot" a little stream which tb.vs though a m.-.id ,11 and Inl i a p ! when my -11111111011 was altrae ti cl In Hi, p e,,r tnon tnint of a patch ol" waving gi iss. I was .as.i to see- linn t,,. w ,, I,., 1 11,.,., , ,, " , . 1 so I ,,,,, , investigate. ,),, I middle- of a g l-si;:ed depression e.nise ,1 hi the Hall, ,iin ,;.,,m, , u. Kr ,., , stood a giant .-nannii.c 1 .1 11 v,-..i.i,i.l lift) pounds if an I shoal.) h:i. and will, great borne laws agape, l-e-adi lor business. I gnessid that It was p.-ob-ably a female on her way to deposit he, I c-itgs in tin- s-inel -eoineivhere-. so I decided I not to int. rtupt lic. r. instead, I retired " 'ii.-uiiu-e. ami ciimneel a tree, win nee 1 a g 1 view id tlie nie-adow and the surrounding country. TI,.. ,., ,,dy snap per continued on h-r wa, I'ure-htng through tin- glass iiu,. tramp sieanier itl 11 lle-al'V Sc-.l. nnd stoliolner n,,,, .,,-,,1 'then in raise hrr bead and loot; ai-uuml III the eouise or time sin- omit" out or the meadow and l-ito an old road with a sanil-li-ink rnnidt.i; along one. side ol' It This bank si . m- d to In- her el. stlnatloi,. ror on the- slele oi it S,e balt.ei, anel be gan scraping a hob- with her big. be cluweel front feet. She seem, el to be In no particular hurry, and as I was, 1 slipped down the tree and J ft her to talc her own time. By and by I icturnul. and there she- was still scratching h, tin bank. But this time she w is rakine- ih. sand into tlie hole, and u,. task w. liearli done I waited entll she had com pl. t- d tin- work, and as so ui as sin- wad "Moil aw. i" . I b.-i. in to il. some digging myself. I'nil. r s. nio twelve Inches ol sand 1 e.ime upon the i g--s. twnily-two r them, pure i. hlle and as round as marbles. In f-u-t they looked more like huge white alleys Hi in aaiildng else 1 know of. eovet ed I hi m up again, and II' they an- not discovert el In a skunk or -onn oilnr animal which Is fot.el of s ,di ileintles. ih.-y will pr.diabl.i hatch some time late- In tin- fall. Muskrats an- ,,nn ng the most Inter esting pc nn inc ut nslebnts of the pm d All the year round tiny nr.- bus with something, .mil nevr Int. d. ring will, any one nn.. never tins or Hat. lung these Industrious creature s at their work Now one may be seen sitting upon a stone- near tin- bank, with tin tench r gn in root or sonu- acpmtle plant In Ins little lists, and again he mai lie sctua'ting on top of a pile of drift wood. wrcMling with ihe sh. II of a rresli-water mussel. At either times several may be seen w.-ll out In the wat. r; some iving Hat upon ihe sut face, otlu rs diving from time to I i m for roots or other food, and others still, chasing each other playfullv as In some frie-ndl gam.-. It Is inter esting, too. to si i a muskrat gathering grass for her n. st In the bank. She comes ashore, probably at some landlng plaee well known to her. and with the water dripping from her shining coat sin- walks aliout amongst the gras. lilt Ing orr tuft niter tuft, until her mouth will hold nn more. Then back to tin- point mm in she plunges, swimming along with her burden until sin. mars her burrow, the entrance of which is In low Hie surface-. Then she dives gently, anel If im run to the nearest spot cin the bank, you tnnv hen'- her enter he, underground home. But it Is in the fail Hint tin- muskrats seem to have- the most work on hand, when they begin to bulid their large- elotne-shi.poel houses In the shallow water. The wrol; is clone d,, th at nlghi. scleral rats working on ,mr house. Be-aver-llke they carry their ma terial In their mouths, now a stick, now a hunch of leaves or moss until the struc ture rises perhaps four feet above Ha. water. In a small chamber In the middle of tills mass, the muskrats live until spring, when they return In their bur rows In the banks. HRNKST HAROLD RAVNICR. W VOUCH AND MA RRIAH E, IN TIIK SMART NKW YORK SF.T. Belle Fesn w"ns married April Jfl. to Arthur Ki'inp. a Prntostmit. by Atdi bisioi ceirrigan, at the home of her mother in Fifth avenn... On .May yMl Mrs. Kemp obtained a dlvorco from inir hiisband, at Newport, on the giouml of "la-gled to provide necessities of life.-' but by law the divorce was not to be come operative for sK months. Now it Is reported thn sh- is engaged lo marry I loll Im lluniiewell oi Bosioit, from whom Ills wife, i rtginally Maud Jafrray of New" Ymk. eibt-ilned a divorce abotil a year ago on the grounds, as alleged in hei complaint, of "adultery wilh a woman unknown, cruel and abusive treatment nnel a confirmed habit of Inloxleatlou." The illumed Mrs. Ilunneiiell was io cenlly mai t lid at I . in I e 1 1 1 , to John s. Toker of Now" Ynrk.--Ni w Yoik Soeielv Item. ri:fi.i:ctions of a baciifloh. Most people's grief works so hard at lltsl that it wears Itself out, It Is dreadfully careless to wear ono's valuables In open-work stockings Maybe women wear so inilih hat out-side- Uielr heads becaiiso thero is so hitle liislde. It makes a woman awful homesick nm In have something lo sit elown and have it long cry over. A woman knows she is n good house keeper when she goes visiting win, 'lf,r husband and lie swears because th- hni waler faucet works differently flt,m ,10 one at home. New York Press. lor tort.- year- Dr l-'owk rs Kxir of Wlbl sir iM'berry has In n m )t, .' mer vomplaltit. iysentc-n , rr, ," 'i.'O.IJ ua. illlo in loo nioilllll II , t lifts ..... Iill-il tt .In n '. e I I I'll. , I ,1- ' nibbig THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1903. I RRECULAR But General Tendency Is to Take a Favorable Outlook of Business, BAD WEATHER AND CROPS. Onniage to Corn Will Affect tlunllty Itnlber Tliaii Qiinnf ll.v Wholesale Trade Wiilts to .See Ulfeet of Cold Wrnllicr A'eiv I'.ngland Cot Inn Mills Itunnliig, New York, Sept, 1. Bradstro"t to. met row will say: e.'ondltlons still display Irregularll.i but except where crop and weather d 1'iopmenis have been clii tluctivel.i nn favorable, the tendency Is still lo take a Invoralde view of Uie general outlook for bill and winter Uncle. All section.-, how eier, havo not been iibccted aliKe. the Northwest returning relatively the p..e.r cst reports as to ciirient dlsli ihiiui e trade while Hie Southwest mid 1'acille const and some sections of the south give excellent i courts of business alreadv Idled. Crop di. mage to corn except In a few sec tions ol' tlie N rtliwe.-it lias be- n a in met- moie of grading than -i ipi.intity unci the satin Is true of wheal. 'I'll, .a.l look lor aieiage crips Is still a good one. Wink- trade o Inlt n prohibit ,n e llnei- to ti-. view that the bo m K over In sc-e-tal indusliies. Ihe i . . li 1 is main tained that a g.v.il average ol tall and winter Hade is in prospei t. Retail triole in tin- Northwe-st wns good ror this week, but iu wholesale circles the tendency Is to wall and see what thu actual pto porUons of crop damage me. Un the I'adlic coast Hade leports are lery sut Isfin lory Chicago reports fall trade in dry goods iilfeeted by weather and n,-w" liusiness n-tarded. but shoes .mil rub her goods have been helped, proof ( li.jai.i Hade having already been irans aelecl, however, comes In the a, Uie.-. ol be-ai.i shipments and reports th it rail-rcael-. liaie- all they can handle. Although the cotton movement at the South N nuii-li behind lh.,t ol lit ;..ir. blMille s fe--ls the llnletllS Ull.'l it bj goo I priies. A feature of tie w.-ele in .i" i-.n-.i.n.i nis i.e.-n tin- n - imniion oi a iire n, miner ot c-oiti n " ut- i oni plilrt o im ,ui.,i-n,-j e-on.litioi- as r -gards prices hoiiei.-r. .-nil , - u-om that section The- -ttn itl. n at I'i-il i :. Iphi i in textiles Is sllll inn . i lain mdtl , 'V. , -of the sirllie- h.'ie not j.-t worn awai. Shoe m-inufnc tilling In Nov Hngland is active Trade i.i lumber nt the Mast shows little. If any. improv. ment. The stories cif etop damage have a dis tinctive!) unlavorable eltect up.-.i the outlook for Uu- country's export trade. Aucust e-iotts were the smallesi reported lor a year past. A favorable sign how ever, is tlie expansion noled In manufac turing goods. R'cllway earnings continue to point to a large volume of general hm-'ness the country ovei. showing as I hey do an In crease In gross receipts for August ol' fully ! per cent, from the correspondn-g month a year ago. anil of nearly In per cent, for the tirj-i week In September. Business failures for the we e-k nnmbei IT') against P.", last week and 12 in Un like week in Ul, FEELING A CAR SHORTAGE. oll I lless INjiei-lallj In Pittsburg; tlnsl .l.iklai; lleilerale I'reiu-ri-M, N.-w Y. ork. "pt IV - Ii li Dun's w ek I) l"e I , a eh' to n .a i.,w w ill s ,,- : :.i. i. b-i-.i 1 1 progro.s-. d. - He unusiia! op .ni-nls. Trillh wis Business had mad ' d'lnng lb- past ek position irom tin- .1. imped, d lo a eon.-, : rible- exle-nt. La- bo,- troubles ilunlnlsm d it the Mast l,ii' I a I tin- W, si new ones are tlue.ttene I lie ' 111' Slioitage is beg, lining to I e felt, especially ii, Pittsburg where sulllc-lenl labor cannot be sei-urccl for hau-'inu ireight. I'.i iiieuis ,,e se.isop-i i.ly pro-n-.-."e-e pl where late c rop. . ; , ,s-ti. . nie-nts. and the outlook fo fall 'and win te-r Iiii-iiii-- Is c iie-out-iM-u Cm. Illi. ui-ii- tin iron and steel Indi.-ir) we.-e sui -.luctly slaie.l ,y a high authnril.i when Mr. James M. Swank ai u.aiui-e-d tliat 'tlie end ot' tin boom eh os not mean Ul ead ot ptospot ity."' No developmi ni of Importance oc curred In tin- elr) g iocIs market. Tin print chilli market lias again t.illon into dollnes.s. IrrogularHv continues Iu wool. A hug.- motion of lil.nk silks pioilucel belter irsiilts lhati lecont sales. A very large tt.insaciion In lent her amounlluL' lo l..'.iiii,iiii was made a i a concession iu price- lii, i the efre-ct was to m'terlally st'-engtl.en the matket. CKNTI'RY OLD CIIICAHO'S filiOWTII. AMAXINfi Bv the census of Ife-ie) Chicago was win wn to nun; second as a nuinutnetiir ing centre among Fulled States dtie-s (New ork being lltsl) In number of es tablishments, in.ao: amount of capital, J-1 t.fi. ". nh t ; aierage number of wage- .irii-is L'lil.i.Jl; wag.-.s in tin- census v-ar, lll..k'i.:!.!7. and gross value- of prod ucts, J.v.s !i.","l. In value of pro.luots ol in iiiufacture Chicago out, an!. ed any one of IT e-ntire Slates nnd Torrite.r.es. In piol Chicago sinoel seciiinl nninng the i minuy's lilies book and job printing and publishing. I,, the printing and pub lishing of newspapers and perlodli-nls. n, the inaiiufai-tiiie of men's clothing, md in the manufacture of furniture and lumber. It led nil Ihe cities In foundry am! machine shop products. H led every point In the world in Hie shipment of grain and In slaughlerng and meat packing. In the last named activity the lalue of her product for 10"ii was $JIV sl .hi', which was ."Ji.fi per cent of that of tin entire Fnlted Stales, For years past Chicago has stood sco rn, d to N'i w York onl) In the amount of its hank clearings, the bital for the sl mouths ending on June :in, Iliat. being $1. :.l.'.iKi,eMi, as compared with H.II7.i"i. ii.i foi Boston and jir.ti'iT. " . "ni for l'idla ebiphla the- cities which stand nearest lo it. Chicago's building permits lor I'm J agKiegaled f W.nui.fKni, and Its whole-sale trade was $l-i,cinii,iiii. In each of these time Hems a large gain was made over tlie corresponding petiod immediately plev-c-cllng. Chicago Is In llseir a little universe, ihe fourth In population and ii-altb among the cities of Ihe world, being led In London New Yotk and Paris only, she has a larger diversity of race-, than am" other tcivn. in the ten years ending witli ll'ii Chicago acliled o ln-r population n dly larger than Baltlmote, Boston or St. Louis, each of whlc h led her a few decides cailier. Ill lH'ii her population Is conslileriibl.v above the L',iiii,(Nm mark s Chicago's present ratio of lucre-use In 1 decade (Mi per cent) Is more than twice as large- as lh.it of any other big city In the world (Loudon -il per cent. Paris I1- per cent, Bi'iiiu I- per cent, Phil adelphia i'-t per ce-iil. Vienna 11 per cent and St- Peteisburg IS per cenli except .N.-w "inrk CI7 per cent), she Is certain to soon pass Paris, whose population Itl l!W;i Is In the neighborhood -f I'.Mni.imn, ami stiinds a chance to evenlunlly get dose to New York, whose opportunities fm territorial expansion are not great, and lo beat Loudon. Charles M. Harvey, in Leslie's Weekly, llucUlen's Arnica Salie, Has world-wtilo fame for marvelous cures. It surpasses auv other salvo, lotion, ointment or balm for Cuts, Corns uii ii Boll- Sores. Felon- Fleers, Tnt 1, c- Salt Rheum. Fov r Sores, Chapped II nils Skin Bruptlnns, Infallible for IHirs Cure guar nteed ( nly i ,o at j W O'Sulllv.in s, Uie druggist. WHAT RADIUM MAY DO. l-'rihlnsfle Dreanis Some of the lllni etillleM lo Miln- '',,. Mb-nii-nt In Ks I'ure Slim Kinds of lines. The discovery of tadliiin has brought to the sclent m f 0 ,ny (r(,,MH lUlll ,,x. " f,'."""Hy tll"s'' ' 11"' lilchemists of old. Ihe possibilities of this wonder ful detiiMit, or which at present we know o IitUe, are almost beyond c-cni-cepiion. Lcai ing the Kc-lentlllu ami phy sical iirnhlcin;i Unit ute al present agl talliig the sdentllle world out of the iiueslloii, let us consider hrlelly, und in pain language, Uu- concelvabk, possl blllilcs ol radium In th ttntusliial world, and Us piobable effect on man. Judging irotn tin- n stilts of Ihe most recent ln visllgiilnn.s we have in radium a bodv hit is e-otiiiniially giving orr he-at, and that conslantly tnaliilnlns a tempera! jure of nvo or six degrees Fahrenheit dgher than Its surroundings. Here we Have ii concentrated energy In the small est possible bulk thai Is both lasting mid constant. The praetlriil uses id such a body In the Industrial world would be llitnltalile. and would revolutionize all ki own methods of locomotion and mech anics. It i probable that a few grains might provide energy In dt Ive our loin uiotiMi, motor cars, and meeliani.nl en. 1 glncs and can lam-s of cm-.v .1. i .i,,t ion I " ii n ii mliiule fin itilltv of the element pi one fly employed wc may in future be nnin to heat our bouses throuOiciul. and k' e-p Ibem nt an eiptable temperature. Tin- . 1 1 e cooking would be done on' 1. 1. Hum -i.n.s. wldle elcetilc generatlnir1 si-itlinc ror lighting and pin poses of! lnioinoiiot, would be driven by tho samel eiieigiang torce Ih'- applleallon of rncMnm In motors would solve one of H. chief ellHlcullies! or aerial Might, and, In ract, dreams be yond conception tnnv lie rapidly conjured up as to what radium may do. The llrst great dllllinlly lo solve Is how to obtain this teniarkable elem-nt Itl Its pure tnie. f. i- up to tlie ptesent all our knowledge- 1- el. rived rrom the of. feets of n.s salts or compounds with other bodies. The chief ore from which radium Is ohtulnoe is pitchblende-, but the ciiiantlty It e-ontams Is so sin, ill that only n bout three grains can L- itrie-i-.l ftoti, a I. n of lb- mineral. Belter method- nf e-;tr.-etni, are now being pntiontly stud ied by s-ieutiti,. investlLMtors. But nparl Ir-ni C. .ossjbii,.s of radium from an Industrlcl point of view, its effect on the body of lu-in. owing to the- peculiar rays It emits Is not P-s remarkable. These peculiar rays have recently been ptined to i.-- vetv extraordinary ac tion on diseased tissue. Already three- distinct kinds of rays are distinguished, namely Hi Inflnlte'ly fctunll positively chiigecl atoms of trit-t-r. Hi ing at great st, -e-d, whli Ii e an b--i--.i--i: !. and Hie result seen b the I benib-irilinent on zinc supihlde screens: C) rn.is which appear lo oon-.-pond to the c.ilboelle- iay n la Crooin-s tube: and CP rays which r.rn-spnnd to th" X-rays When tin- surf ue nf the body is e-po--eel to tho-v tays a p -ub er aition t-il-."s lilac e, wb'di la beiltbv tissue t.'ke.s Hie form of a I . n . while In dls-ea.-'eel tissue, as in e-i-e,s of r. d-nt nln-i . i-d 1 i; "is. distniot 1 .. I . , . f.'r. t . pro-' '. ! In IWO 1.1--. s of - tl-f-.terl ir lei. i, i with I . ii .ipi-lu il' ns if ra dium, il..- ipso. is- i.i 4 rd lo h.tv- dlsap- -en i eel, ai-el ot',;.- .i;os are said to 1 i. regressing favor -1 1 v. In a ease .'' luptt" In Se aland f. ur weeks' tre.itme caused tin- elsi,,se to disappear, while In nnnlh'-r e-aso more recent of t-ilent uleei under the Inlluence of radium the ells eiimgi ,oon dried up, anel within a roit nigbt lmprovemet was e-iident. But II Is too prc-n in Juelge ir thee remarkable results ate ot- v.nent or not. In applying tlii marve-iius body it so -nis abi.. 1 lucre llble teat it shonlei have nn.i in Hon without being removed rrom the hermetically sealed glass tube which contains It. Nevet :neb ss. such I.i (he case. Theie Is something weird nnd even nwo-lnsplt Ing in watching the action of this lvlsibie fore", which will even pass through metal eiver one Inch thick. A tiny particle or radium bro mide weighing only the twelfth part nt a grain will vlslblv dlsciintge n gold-leaf elee troseeepe w lum olneeel within a dis tance nf s, fi t. Taken b-io a dm k room It bruhtli light up the spnf where It neat Ii I. a he e ven w ben a she, tlii-k is pln."d ; troscot . .-. ti. ti 1 a-i X-r.n s. ,-een anel c-f -in t :l o- -i- an ine-1. tw-e-en it mil the elec dl takes . lo, b I- found that if Another ini t'er a i nl on, cluing radium broinid- is minute uuantiti nf wrapped in bl '-1. paper and biou-iit near I pet i'.-. '! d-ci 'v iiKi-n tin- ei i II. ' w-.th luht. which Is i e-r-'l Uu-: . -i nee of all the : e ei e in .: e sc-ms to b lue to n gee -truetnres nn thu '- of the eye. Tlie same e-rreet is ,,, el el e When t'.'.e eyelid is rloSOel. If tl in particle of radium Is place 1 on . I f glass end lUnivecl to r- ni.-li, tli. to 'or two davs or '. a datk pale-h Is iiroeluo. 1. which Is doulul. s eluc to the reduc tion of ihe in.-ta'b. e.nis'it i.-nts of glass. This i ale Ii produ. tne-telv on the S'll-f.i.e. bl.l 1 is lint pet-. Hales reimp'.cte-lv thioug'i the gliss: Hies a glass tube or bott'e . -iitalnn g nullum Is -ecu ilail-.iu.l Owing to lids action on gla'-.s. for aiplleailon purp.'sos, a small ceil wilh a tide a fiont Is now adopted lot even ilirn Ihe siilslanee mu-t be kept a considerable dlst ince rrom the s n Curiously enough, some or" the rnvs of radium ate easily st-pped be thin inter posed siib-Ua lu-e-s, w hlle other rays emit ted In- it li.ue mari.-lous penetrative power. Its effect on man intemaliy tins yet to be Investigated, although there s I little don'ot an e"ttee,ieli" minute cpinn i tlty even ot a preparation of radium ! would have fatal results, and It will. Il lull piobabiliiy, prove to lie one of the most dangetous anil poisonous sun stance.s known to man. Its praell. al application for industrial purposes enl) awaits some- method of ob taining a ninie plentiful supply; then tho st ei iilations we have now iiiiltilge, m will doubtless become true. London Pal Mall (ia.ctle. WOMAN (From the AND TIIK LAW. New York Journal.) Many women are nbllged to net ns executrix at some period ot their Hies. H a person dies leaving you all Ins or her money, lln-t.- is no re i son why )ou should let'use the utile e. If, however, there are other executors and many leg acies lo be paid, you shonlei hesitate b -fore accepting. It Is always in your power to ilecilne; 1 ut once undertaken th- eiihee, )e,u cannot draw back. The duties of mi executiix are. Ilrstle, to bnr.i Uu- testator and pay his funeral expen-es out of the prope-iiy. Then she must pa the elebts of the deceased, hav ing nisi gone to ihi sui ruga te's olllce nnd proved the will. Uistly, she must pay over the sut plus including to the teiins ot the will. Never undoi take any ifgn-einent In con tu-e-tion with a will in yur personal eapadly, but always as "executor." otherwiso you will be personally lia ble, even If you hnio no nsse-ts in your lumds. Remember that In any position of trust as executilv. trusnr or gmirdlan. you nre not allowed lo make i cent ilheeily or IndliecUy. j-lveii to use- vour position lo make a bargain with your own money is il legal, and all prollls Isdong lo the esiat-. A guardian or trustee it not only liable for misuse ol money or slock In her hands, but tor letting it He Idle. A mart led woman cannot become a guaidi-in without her husband's consent. A sttivtle woman who is a giiariliaji loses her guardi inshlp by marriage. A mortgage is a mysterious obc-ct of dread to the average woman. In tonllty lis untitle is vety simple. The subject of the moi'tgage-usnallv land -Is con veyed tn Ihe patty who is willing to lend money wilh n proviso In the deed that when the money Is repaid Ihe propetiy shall be recnnvoyoil. HIS RF.N K VOLF.NT PFR POS K. "So yon havo married Ihe only ghl hi the wotitl?" "Yes.' replied Mr. N. Wed. "1 wauled to kiep all the rest ol the follows out ot Rouble." Nashville American. Don't let the re zeni.i or oil i" 'r net I for II ( un't hnnn the any dtui, stoic Utile ones suiTer from crrttirlng skin ellseasc s Doan s e hitmen c-eo-c s n isl leilcil nXflrti At m v ilia, A NEGRO REPUBLIC. John 'I'. Urines Would lime Ao WliHe? Mini Vole There. ( III nn iiddress on "Tho Problem of the Races, " beforo the 4Mb convocation of thn University of Chicago on Iho 3d Inst., John Templo (iraves of Atlanta, (la., advocated as a solution of the. race prob lem the establishment In the Philippines of a negto Stale, where no while- nur.i shoul lie allowed to vote. He said In part: The races en- wider apart und more antagonistic than they ware In IMS. There Is less of sympathy, and more or tension than the races have known since the ter rible days of reconstruction inmle chaos In the South. Four decades lifter his emancipation the negro Is in point of fad less a freeman anil Inllnltely less a citizen than ho was in IKS. A Chinese wall of pre.lulce shuts nut the South oti this itiestiou from the sym- pathy of the American people, mid nl lliotlgh fraternal platitudes may cross It, nnd political nlllllatlons may scale It, und commercial Interchange may run Its elec tric wires under and above 11, and al Ihough but recently military loyalty has seemed lo shatter II, this wall stands. In tin- sight of (Jod and of nations, and hedges i-i the Soulli lis a separate and peculiar bcon in. hindered with tnlsannre-I hens'em. held aloof in preludlce, and I fretted by a criticism which, If sometlmei I founded in philanthropy, Is too often ex- pressed In passion and answered In bit-lerne-ss. And so long ns the problem stands the old slave States of th- South, unwilling ly, protestlngly, despairingly, and yet Inevitably, must be and will be ihe con tinuing gap In the magnlllielit lino of i our national unity. It Is a ptoblem of moral decay. It de- i nirriilisr.es politics, u nerever a iuiick su premacy is tluenteneil through a black 'majority Hi" black ballot Is strangled without reset vc- in-the black hands Hint hold It against the surety of the date. This Is ivtong. It is Illegal. It Is mmi I strons. But It is true. I Never, tieer In a thousand years will ! the nei-ro. North or South, be allowed to i govern In this republic, even where bis inuinrltlcs ate plain. We might ns lu ll i fix tint fact In our minds to stay. No statute can eradicate, no public opinion I can remove, no armed force can o-r-' throw the inherent, Invincible, Indestruct ible. ai,e-. if you will, the unscrupulous en par Ity and determination of the Anglo- Saxon rnce to rule. In a land of light and liberty I- .ii n ..t- of enlightenment atcl law, the wome n of the South are prisoners to clanger and to fear. While your women tv iy walk from suburb to suburb and Irom township to township without escort anel without alarm, there is not a woman of the South, wife or daughter, who would be permltt-el or who would dan- to walk at twilight unguarded throuch the residence streets nl a populous town or to ride the outside highivnvs at midday. Here, then, the issues unity of the re public, material development, puritv of politics, political Inelepende-tu e, resp. ot Tor the ballot, revereiice ror tlie eonstl tutlon, the saretv of our homes, tlie sanc tity of our women, the supremacy nf law. th. siero.lness of justice, th" integrity e,f race, nnd the unity or the church. There be siat'ds. that lidpli-.-s and un fortunate Inferior. For his sake the on rilfferei.ee hns widened between the sec tions ot our common country. Over his bine lc body we have slu-d rivers of bio. and treasure to emphasize our separate coniiellnns of his destiny. Atid yet as the crimson tide rolls awiv Into ihe years we realize that all tins blood and treasure anel travail was spent In vain, and that the negro, whom a mil lion Americans died to free. Is in pres. nt bond and future promise still a slave, whipped by circumstance, trodden under font by It on nnd ineradicable preludlce; shut out rorever rrom the opportunities which are the heritage nf liberty, and holding in his black hand the hollow pmeiiment of bis franchise as a freeman looks through n slave's eyes nt the im passable barriers which imprison him forever within the pmgrcss anel .chle-.e-nient of a dominant and all-coneuering race. Separation of the rne-es is the ivn -the only way. Is the expense appalling? Is the cost prohibitive? ICngland again of fers an example Hngland, our m..tt r eotintrv-Fngland. ret to ourseiies. tl greatest and m-t etdiglitotieee g"er--m.-iil .uiiuor the sun i;.,g.uri his ji put its hand into its pocket to -p- -id Vie (.i IK..1 in otdif to bill oit the Hi-tl landlords and to lir-i the . tln-rivi- ,. - . or thi ll n. n w ei .- pi, I to t'lir-i running sore of Irish dis.-nr.t. i be that th.- isl in, Is or tin s i . d by Prm leb in- m our kc p, -li an answer to the probl.-tn tin times No reasonable or consul, r to pi in ivoul ! . ill for the- whnl-s.il- or -ecim-mari- d. portatinn ol tbe n. cr.i W tli !us consent, a-.l with go-. rum. nt i! aid tl.-moe,-ient m'glit pro. eocl slowli anel ivi'l, e-onsidera t ...n If onlv the vess.-is tii,. I roiight for. igners t,. our simres f" km, tn ivs-, i, i, earr-.-l b .ok to Afn many negtoes as the-v brought linmu'ra' i- lo ns. not a single 1 l . i - k man. worn in -r child would have been left in the cour.trv In 1-x'i! i'he superb Ind'ieein-nt to the negro would be found in the fi.e.l.nn, th- i.i !i i iilu-illt) . itnl the oppottui itv ..r an I--dependent commonwealth in which h would be freed from the une.iial competi tion of a superior people, ind given a chance to develop n charm ter. and te demonstrate- the merits nf Ids leaders arid the c-ip.nitirs of Hie race. Let no white mill vote in the negro state to hiri-s the negro s councils, mai let no negro i vote In any other st no than Ills own j The chief opposition In the South would rest upon the misapprehension which )ou j doubtless share, th it the negro is inriis pensllile to the agriculture m.d labor con- I dition.s nf that section. That wis nice1 true. It is no longer true. I state h.e 1 for the fit si time a fact which will be . siirpilslng lo the Smith as It Is to ) : The negro no longer makes the st ip'. or cereal crops of the South: The cat, ". of Texas, of lxmlsl.ina, nnd of Mi- sippl Is made childly by the whit and not by tin- negro: The negi. longer an industrial necessity. This Is from the census. For half a hundred years w wrangled and fought and bled aid nbout this black man from Afi' the wrangle worth Us fearful - " the gr.-it Northern sc. timi nf .ur mon country alwavs turn its ngalnsl the great Southern ' " -country? Shall the y.uug .lm.ru - null lt lot ll i e ; S i-1 "'i ,' f I' -ur li n Photographic Supplies' WARD'S Mounting Soard in all the the Popular Shades, Card Mounts, 10 to 30 cts per doz. The Free Press Association, 189 College Street. Sold and guaranteed by THE FREE PRESS his heart against UI jounjr Ametlr-Hti of the tioutii o-rr n lien s cause? 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