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VOL. 11. LOVE AND DEATH. Death beckoned Love, and said: “I Jam* thou with me; I gather every rose, I dim earth s fairest shows, All souls of men, all things in their detfve* t. Wy sway confess—then why, Smiling doth thou deny, Slight one of guazy wing, my right in thee?” •Love gently laughed and shook his shining head; ‘‘Nay! /am sovereign king! • Though every flower of spring. All life before thy face grow wan with dread; v> Should each rejoicing star, In the blue Helds afar. Swing blind through voiceless space, extin guished, dead; “‘Yet would I plume these wings, and mount on high To the great source of light. And In fresh splendor dight Return, the earth to bless, from yonder sky; Wide Is the realm I own, No shadow fills my throne; Love is supreme, for love shall neviir dlo!” Even as he spake, a phanthom pala and spare Death dwindled, and as mist By joyous sunshine kissed. At Love's bright smile he vanished into alrl - T And men with raptured ery, " And songs of victory, Hailed Love the king, thr.t ever crown shall wear. -Elizabeth W. Flske, m N. Y. Independent Tfe-J&fiKnes f®|Po THE~averagc || H civilian the I- ' word ‘‘court martial” calls up harrowing ithoughta of summary trials, decisive action, terrible sentences and quick retribution, intermingled with tor menting visions of austere courts, de jected offenders, and scenes verging on fctu; inquisitorial abuses of old. A hor jrible panorama of an execution in some 'secluded spot in the gray dawn haunts the dismal fancy of the morbidly sensi tive, and in the mind’s eye is depicted the hapless and helpless victim as he totters on the brink of an open grave and receives the leaden messengers of death from smoking rifles in the hands of an unfortunate firing detail, who are afterward seen to perform the sad duties of a burial party. In the face of such conceptions who teonld regard the life of the soldier as a toappy one? While such fancies may not have been beyond the possibilities of dread reality in that gloomy time when families were divided and brother fought against brother, they are in time of peace too absurd to be enter tained by intelligent persons, yet I have frequently been asked if such conditions now exist. No, my innocent and civil brother, such conditions do not exist, nor have they ever existed in this glorious coun try except in time of war, and even then in flagrant and desperate cases only. Discard your gloomy thoughts and learn that in these piping times of peace, when every little offense and minor breach of discipline is investi gated by either a summary, garrison, or general court-martial, it is not an uncommon occurrence for the genius of comedy to enter the inquisitorial chamber. Who would think it? Comedy parad ing before a court-martial! Even so. A case comes to mind the ludicious features of which came very nearly up setting the dignity of the gold decked members* of a court-martial which was in session at one of our western posts. Private Schute of Company 11,—th infantry, was arraigned to answer to the awful charge of “conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline.” \ This charge is one of the stereotyped kind which, like charity, serves to cover a multitude of sins. It is always on tap, is used extensively, and will be found covering a large per centage of accusations against military offenders. When all other specific charges covered by the articles of war fail to meet the requirements of a case, the somber and well-worn blanket of “conduct to the prejudice, etc,” is spread over a sheet of legal cap and the entire omnibus hurled at the un fortunate offender’s head. In this, particular instance, the charge was followed by a long-winded specification wherein it was set forth t hat the aforesaid'Private Schute "hav ing been duly and regularly detailed as barrack-room orderly, did become intoxicated and did fail to properly perform the duties of his office,” and that "in his drunken and unsightly condition he did walk through the streets of the garrison. This to the disgrace of the uniform which he wore,” etc. To the reading of the foregoing bud get of seriousness the unmanacled prisoner listened in painful and patient silence. When the judge advocate of the court asked him what he had tosay the stolid face of the bronzed warrior underwent a transformation and took on a soul-stirring air of injured inno cence as he very modestly asked that a pica of not guilty be entered. On behalf of the prosecution three witnesses were introduced who testi htil in support of the heinous oilcuscc ite Jfel Cxllß. alleged to have been committed by the prisoner at the bar. So positive and conclusive was the testimony of these witnesses that the judgvs advocate of the court deemed it unnecessary to call upon others who had been cited to ap pear. He rested the prosecution on the overwhelming evidence adduced, but to give the trial the proper leo-al flavor he asked: Private Schr.te, what have you to offer m defense?” Rising sl owly from his chair Private Hchute gulped down a big lump of something which had gathered in his thro?,t—he was an old hand at the busi “et-s, having earned the sobriquet of tLe guard-house lawyer—and, raising a pair of pleading eyes, the warrior spoke in tremulous tones: ‘May it please the court, Private Gunn, my ‘hunky’ [a soldier bedfellow], was with me on the day in question, and 1 wish to introduce his testimony as to my sobriety at that time. I also desire to testify in my own behalf. That is all I have to offer, and I con fidently rely on the justice of the court.” Resuming his seat with a self-satis fied air he looked around at the mem bers of the court to see wlrether his lit tle speech had pleased them on ac count of his airy and refined manner of doing business. Private Gunn, who was in convenient waiting, was called. After being duly sworn, according to law, he testified to the identity of the accused and stated that on the day in question he was in the company of the prisoner, who, he alleged, was not intoxicated at any time. Considerably startled by such con flicting testimony, old Maj. Bali, the president of the court, dropped the newspaper which he was reading, other members of the court awoke from a lethargy into which they had pardonably fallen, the judge advocate opened his eyes in mild astonishment, the prisoner smiled complacently, and, looking straight at Private Gunn, who was now the cynosure of all eyes, he remarked: “That’s all.” Glad enough to escape, Private Gunn turned to leave the room, but before he could make his exit he was called back by the president of the court. “Do you mean to positively assert,” asked that officer, “that Private Sehute was not intoxicated on the day in ques tion?” “Yis, sorr, that’s what Oi do,” an swered the witness, as lie cast an af fectionate (fiance at his “bunky.” “Oi wuz wid him nearly all th’ day an’ he niver got full.” ‘‘Did you see him drink any liquor at all?” “W-e-1-1, s-o-’m-e,” responded the hes itating Ounn, “but he wuz niver drunk.” “How many times did you sec him drink?” interposed a natty second lieu tenant, whose curiosity was now ex cited. “Oh, jist a few toimes, sorr.” “How many times do you consider a few?” asked the officer. “Not many, sorr.” “That’s equivocation!” cried the lieu tenant. “Oi dunno, sorr,” responded Gunn, “but he wuzzent full.” “Answer the gentleman’s question,” said the judge advocate, who came to the relief of the puzzled witness. “Did you see the prisoner drink, say, five times?” “Yis, sorr.” “Did you see him drink ten times?” “Y-i-s, s-o-r-r.” “Did he drink oftener than ten times?” “01 guess he did, sorr.” “Private Gunn, remember that you are under oath. Did you see the pris oner drink fifteen times?” “Oi did-dkln’t count ’em, sorr, b-b-but Oi sh-sh-shouldn’t wonder if he did, but he niver got full,” answered the stammering witness as he cast his eyes upon Schuto with a please-for give-me look that had its effect on the court if not upon the prisoner. The members of the court looked significantly at one another. It was plainly evident that all were extreme ly interested if not greatly amused by the hesitating manner of the now un willing witness. The president of the court—an old veteran who bad grown gray in the service, wjiose heart was not half as hard as the strong lines in his face— arose from his seat and, assuming an air of dignity which the twinkle in his gray eyes belied, addressed the wit ness: “Private Gunn, this court is not to be hampered by prevarication or half answers. What we want is the un varnished truth without qualifying opinions. You say that the prisoner drank fifteen times, but that he did not become intoxicated. Now, between what hours did he take those drinks?” “Betune tin o’clock in th’ mornin’ an’ wan o’clock in the afthernoon. sorf.” "What kind of liquor did he drink?” “Whisky, sorr; nothin’ in it.” "Whisky!” exclaimed the astonished officer. "For three hours you observed the prisoner drinking whisky at inter vals of but twelve minutes, and yet von have the temerity to say to this court that he did not become intoxi cated?” “Ah, share, major, it was sutler’s whisky. ” “No levity, sir!” thundered the ma jor, who suppressed a smile as he asked: “Do you know what the word ‘intoxicated’ means?” ‘‘Share,” replied the witness. “PEARIiESS IN AUXi THINGS.” BAY ST. LOUIS, MISS., SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 1893. “Well, what?” “Plain drunk, sorr.” The dignity of the court was suffer ing. All the members were required to hide their faces lest their apprecia tion of the ridiculous might be ob served. Recovering from the mirth-provok ing effect of the answers of the wit ness, the major corrugated his brow even more deeply, and to the intense amusement of the other members ol the court he again resumed the attack: “Do you know sir, when a man is in toxicated?” "Shore an’ any wan knows that,” re plied Gunn. “Never mind about any other per son,” said the major, in rigid tones; “do you know it?" “Av coorsc Oi do.” “Then according to your opinion, in what condition must a man be to be considered intoxicated?” “Shure, whin he’s loaded, sorr.” “Tut, tut!” testily ejaculated the major; “that is not answering my ques tion. What I want to know is what the condition of the man must be, his balance of mind, his condition as to usefulness or helplessness, his ability to walk and talk, his—” “Oh, well, that depinds,” interrupted Private Gunn. “Depends on what?” excitedly cried the major. “On what ye moight consither bein’ drunk,” calmly responded the wit ness. “That's exactly what I am laboring to ascertain,” said the major, as he gazed at the ceiling vainly trying to recover his composure. “When do you consider a man drunk, or intoxi cated, or full as you term it. Come, sir, give us your unhindered ideas oa the subject.” “Faith, Oi will, major,” slowly re sponded the witness, and, after lower ing his head and stealing a furtive glance at his “bunky,” he raised his eyes and said: “As Oi obsurved befoor, major, it depinds intsirly on wan’s own ideas. For mesilf Oi don’t think a man can be called downright drunk till he topples over an’ has to grab a root to kapa from failin’ off the earth.” Had the flagstaff fallen on the mili fctry justice shop it would not have cieated more consternation than did this parting shot fired by Private Gunn. Hut offended pride soon reeled and tot tered before the unique and uncompro mising definition of the Greek for and dignity flew helter-skelter from the composition of the court as the drollery of the answer penetrated the bumps of wit on the craniums of the members. The pressure was too great, and a chorus of laughter as sailed the walls of the rooms, severo I THE BifdslTT OF THE COURT WAS 60HB. ly disturbing the equanimity of the adjutant’s clerical force, who were driving quills in the adjoining room, and who instantly thought that justice had gone mad. Well-preserved chunks of that laugh are yet lodged in the crevices of the plaster-cracked walls of the courtroom at old Fort Y , and whoever visits the post is not permitted to depart without learning the origin of the by gone saying: “Grab a root.” The phrase was adopted as a by-word throughout the garrison, and its popu larity became widespread, but it did not save Private Sohute. That warrior was found guilty, and was duly sen tenced by the court. He was not sen tenced to be shot or hanged, but, to speak in the vernacular of our enlisted soldier boys, he got “five and ten,” which is an abbreviated and familiar way the boys have of expressing the sentence, which read as follows; “And the court does therefore sentence him, Private Schute, company B, —th in fantry, to forfeit to the United States five dollars (?5) of his monthly pay, and to be confined at hard labor under charge of the post guard for the period of ten (10) days.”—Chicago Times. —One of an admiring group around a certain conscientious woman of bound less tact recently asked her what she found truthfully to say when adoring parents exhibited unpromising infants or their pictures. The tactful woman smiled with justifiable pride at the score of anxious feminine faces turned toward her; “1 alwa* s exclaim ar dently: ‘Well, that is a baby,’ and,” with dancing eyes, “it is, you know.” Aunt Dinah—“Whafoah yo’ wears brack, Dekun Ebony? Yo’ am not a widower.” Deacon Ebony—“l is eco nomical, honey. One brush do me foah a hatbrush, ha’rbrush, clothesbrush, shoebrush an’ lloshbrush.”— General Manager. NEWS IN BRIEF. Compiled from Various Sources, CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDINGS. In the senate, on the 28th, the resolutions for the election for officers of the senate, W. E. Cox, of South Carolina, as secretary; Richard D. Bright, of Indiana, as sergeant-at-arms, and Rev. Mr. Milburn, as chaplain, coupled with conditions that they shall not enter upon the discharge of their duties until the 30lh of June, up to which time the present incumbents are to remain in office, were offered and went over for one day. The ease of Senator Roach, of North Dakota, was brought before the senate in the shape of a resolution offered by Mr. Hoar directing the committee on privileges and elec tions to investigate the allegations of criminal embezzlement and to report the facts and what is the duly of the senate thereto. The resolu tion also went over, the senate adjourning after a session of only thirty-live minutes. In the senate, on the 2i)th, the report of the committee on privileges and elections in favor of the three senators appointed by the govern ors of the states of Montana, Wyoming and Washington was taken up, and the discussion which followed indicated concurrence with Jhe views of the minority of the committee adverse to the admission of the three senators. The question went over, the senate soon after going into executive session. In the senate, on the 20th, the session was de voted almost wholly to the debate on the ques tion of admission of senators appointed by the governors of the slates of Montana, Wyoming and Washington, after the legislatures of those states had adjourned without making regular elections.* Mr. Mitchell, a member of the com . mitteo on elections, spoke for nearly three hours in opposition to the majority report of the committee, which favors admission, but confessed, in the close of his speech, that the die was cast and that the majority report would be adopted. The senate then went into secret session. PERSONAL AND POLITICAL. Gov. Pattison of Pennsylvania has signed pardons for Abe Buzzard, the Lancaster outlaw, and James S. Dun gan, the cashier of the hank of America of Philadelphia, and one of the wreck ers of that institution. These pardons were recommended by the state hoard of pardons. When asked what he would do with reference to the slates prepared by congressmen for the apportionment of federal offices within their several dis tricts President Cleveland is credited with saying; “I will smash them.” On the 30th Ex-Secretary Bayard’s nomination as ambassador to Great Britain was promptly confirmed by the senate in executive session, with out the formality of a reference to com mittee. On the 31st Mrs. McKenzie, widow of the late Alexander McKenzie, ex-pre mier of Canada, died in Toronto, Ont. On the 31st Admiral Gherardi, with the Philadelphia, Baltimore, York town, Vesuvius and Cushing, arrived at Fort Monroe, Va. On the 31st the funeral of Gen. Ed mond Kirby Smith, the last of the full generals of the confederacy, took place at Sewanee, Tenn. The religious serv ices were conducted according to the Episcopal ritual, of which church the deceased general was a member. F. X. Hooper, of Baltimore, Md., has invented a rotary printing press which prints two colors at once from Prince ton curved stereotype plates. On the Ist Cobson Peacock, editor-in chief and principal owner of the Print ing Bulletin, of Philadelphia, died sud denly of heart failure. Emperor William of Germany has given his consent to the proposal that the whole of the imperial opera shall appear in London in 1894. Koczalski, a piano prodegy, has giv en a series of recitals in Berlin. His performances were largely attended. Next winter he will make a tour of the United States. It is now stated that William Brad ford Miller and Miss Alma Nunne macher, of Milwaukee, were married about six months previous to the Pass Christian (Miss.) tragedy, and that the marriage certificate was found among Miller’s effects. Secretary Morton of the deport ment of agriculture has appointed Ed ward Sheldon, of Nebraska, western agent of the bureau of animal industry, vice M. Pickerell, of Nebraska. CRIMES AND CASUALTIES. On the morning’ of the 2Sth Peter W. Person, a wealthy livery man of South Omaha, Neb.; who was living apart from his wife, was found dead in a bed in his office with his skull fractured. The murder had evidently been com mitted with a club found on the prem ises. A disastrous fire at Afton, la., on the morning of the 28th, destroyed a half block of the business portion of the city, causing a loss of thousands of dollars. This is the second conflagra tion within a few weeks, both fires de stroying about $50,000 worth of prop erty. Chas. Tomes, local manacrer for the American Preserves Cos. at Buffalo, N. Y., has disappeared, leaving a letter stating that he is a defaulter. The amount of his shortage is placed at somewhere between SIO,OOO and $20,000. On the 29th a tightly-corked cham pagne bottle was picked up at Ocean View, Va., containing a letter dated on board the White Star line freighter Naronic, February 19, and signed by “John Olsen, Cattleman.” The writer stated that the vessel had been struck by an immense iceberg, and was then sinking. One boat which had put off had gone to the bottom with its living freight, and a similar fate awaited all hands, as no boat could possibly live in the storm then raging. On the 291 h St. Barnabas’ Protestant Episcopal church, of Baltimore, Md., was destroyed by fire: loss, about $60.- 000. Latimer, the recaptured double mur derer, is existing on bread and water. The solitary cell in the Jackson (Mich.) penitentiary, in which he is confined, is smaller than the regular size, and con tains nothing but a straw mattress on the floor. No one but the chaplain is allowed to talk with him. The steamer Haytien Republic, it is said, has smuggled ton tons of opium through the port of Tacoma, Wash., during the past few months, under the eyes and by the collusion of custom house officials. On the Ist Miss Effie Clark, of Spo kane, AVash., a member of the North west university freshmen class at Evanston, 111., was shot and instantly killed by F. Ross Smith, who then fa tally shot himself. The cause of the tragedy was Miss Giant’s rejection of Smith as a suitor. Duke’s tobacco factory, in New York, was burned on the 2d; loss, 1400,000. MISCELLANEOUS. The national guard of Pennsylvania will probably encamp at Chicago during the World’s fair, the usual summer en campment at Mount Gretna being abandoned and the trip to Chicago taken instead. On the 31st there were 1.54 New York policemen on the sick list. The Austrian war office lias accepted the bullet-proof cloth invented by Herr Silandor, engineer resident in Paris. The cloth is a third of an inch thick, and is said to be much more pliable than that invented by the tailor Dowe, in Mannheim, Germany. During the week ended on the Ist there were 1,149 deaths in New York city, against 1,135 the previous week. There were 273 deaths from pneumonia and 14 from la grippe. On the Ist the steamer Newport, from Colon, arrived at New York, bringing as passengers eighteen Bolivian Indians for the World’s fair at Chicago, under the charge of Senor Sirocco, of La Paz, Bolivia. These natives of South Amer ica are the first of their kind who have visited the United States. Among them is Jose Santos Manani, who is 9 feet 10 inches in height, 25 years of age, and weighs 418 pounds. On the Ist the members of the inter state commerce commission, accom panied by several stenographers, left Washington for Charleston, W. Va., where inequalities in rates will be in vestigated. The commissioners will cover the southern circuit before re turning to Washington. On tlie Ist the third session of the seventh Dominion parliament was pro rogued. The Beethoven museum located at Bonn will be inaugurated with a festi val lasting from the 10th to the loth of May. Several of the greatest Ger man musicians will take part. Nearly 0,000 immigrants arrived at New York by the steamships on the afternoon of the 81st and the morning of the Ist. This is the largest number since last October, when the cholera was brought over from Hamburg. CONDENSED TELEGRAMS. The trouble in the Indian Territory ,s already straining the credit of the Choctaw government. Scrip is being issued bs buy supplies and pay the militia, and the scrip is now going at 89 cents on the dollar. A still further reduction is inevitable if the trouble continues. William R. Shaw, cashier of the Lincoln National Bank, at Bath, Me., is a defaulter to the amount of $50,000. Rev. S. 11. Buchanan, the Cumber land Presbyterian minister who is charged with embezzling $9,000 of the State’s funds while acting treasurer of the Arkansas State insane asylum, has been indicted by the Pulaski grand jury- One man in Jonesboro, Ark., and another one in the country near by are dead as the result of a whitecapping expedition. A Virginia man appears to have pro duced the best smokeless powder which the United States army has tested up to date. The test was recently made at the Frankfort, Pa., arsenal with ex cellent results, and a request was sent for additional and larger quantities of the powder. By the explosion of a locomotive on the tracks of the Choctaw Coal & Rail road Company at Wilberton, I. TANARUS., on the 3d, four men were instantly killed and their bodies blown to atoms. It is not likely that the Cherokee strip will be opened until July 5. A large amount of land contiguous to Macon, Ga., is being sold to English capitalists and Western people for set tlement by colonists. J. R. Whipple, of Boston, Mass., and W. H. Sellers, of Haverhill, Mass., aged 22 and 20 years respectively, reached San Antonio, Texas, on the 2d on horse back, having made the journey from Boston in that manner. Col. A. G. Margrath, the war gov ernor of South Carolina, is critically ill. The Mason-Ford Compaq, lessees of the Kentucky penitentiaries, have de clined to renew their option of four years on the Franfort and Eddyville penitentiaries, and have surrendered all of the prisoners to the State. The appearance of several cases of genuine spotted fever at Elwood, Ind., has given great alarm lest it should be come epidemic. The city is an awful sanitary condition. TERMS: SI.OO Per Annum in Advance A BURNING MINE, Th Fire In the Tt’elUou Shaft at Shame* htn. Pa., Costa Ten Human Lire—The Victims were Caught, I.lke Kata In a Trap, by an Overpowering Volume ol Smoke—Distressing Scenes Around the Mouth of the Pit. Shamokin. Pa., April 2. —The fire which occurred in the Neilson shaft yesterday morning l and which resulted in such a terrible sacrifice of lives, started about twenty feet from the bot tom of the slope, where is an oil-house which is used by the men to change their working clothes for others before leaving the mines, i About 6:50 o’clock a Hungarian was filling his lamp and it exploded, ignit ing the oil about him. He rushed from the oil-house and the flames spread with rapidity. Attempts were made to sub due the fire, but those who started to do so were compeled to flee for their lives. They succeeded in retching the bottom of the shaft and were hauled to the surface along with some belated miners who owe their lives to the fact that they did not go to work at the usual time. - The ten men who ioet their lives were at work in the Red Ashe vein, located nearly 100 feel above where the fire broke out. Through an air-way from the lower vein to the Red Ashe vein the smoke poured, suffocating the unfortunates like rats in a trap. Almost the entire town gathered In the vicinity of the burning mine, from the air passages of which great volumes of smoke were issuing. The scenes were most distressing. The wives and chil dren of the imprisoned men uttered agonizing cries, and implored the men in the crowd to rescue their loved ones. _ About midday a rescuing party of six brave men went down the shaft and entered the burning vein. The smoke was so dense that they were compeled to lie down on their stomachs and keep a wet sponge to their nostrils to avoid suffocation. When they had proceeded a short distance, they came across the bodies of two men locked in each oth er’s arms. They were the Brennan brothers, James and Michael. Further on the bodies of eight more were found, making ten dead in all. The bodies were removed to the sur face with much difficulty. They were taken to the blacksmith shop where the most pathetic scenes were witness ed. '1 hree of the men were married and had large families. The others were young men, averaging less than 25 years of age. Only two mules were taken out alive, hive were found with their necks resting over each others bodies. How they got together in this position is a mystery. BROTHERHOOD ENGINEERS Resolve to AM Their Ann Arbor Brethren by Simply Resigning Their Positions Rather than Haul Ann [Arbor Freight, and the Courts Can not Compel Them to Work. k Toledo, 0., April 3. —Meetings of en gineers and firemen were held in this city yesterday, at which it was decided to stand by the Ann Arbor strikers, no matter what the decision of the court expected to be handed down to-day may be. When asked what action would be taken in case the decision is adverse to the men, the leaders say that Ann Arbor freight will not be touched under any condition. The suggestion that this could not be done with re spect to the law if the courts decide all boycotts illegal, brought out-the fol lowing statement: “The injunction has been brought to prevent Chief Arthur from order ing the engineers on roads connecting with the Ann Arbor to refuse to handle freight and cars of that road because there is a strike among its engineers and firemen. We have no doubt that the preliminary injunction granted by Judge Ricks will be made perpetual. That does not prevent the men qutting work, does it. The fact is that Chief Arthur has not the power to order a boycott or strike anyway. The mem bers of the brotherhood simply quit without orders of anyone and it will be a task for the court to reach the power which causes the boycotts by means of injunctions. We shall simply resign from the service of our employes when we are asked to do Ann Arbor business.” Judge Ricks will open court at 9:30 o’clock to-day and will give his deci sions in the cases for engineers who are charged with contempt of his manda tory order issued on March 11 in Cleve land. He will also read the decision reached by himself and Judge Taft on the application of the perpetuation of the order restraining Chief Arthur from ordering a boycott on the Ann Arbor or roads handling Ann Arbor freight. Bolivian Indians for the World's Fair— The Greet Bolivian Giant. New York, April 3.— The steamer Newport, from Colon, which arrived yesterday, brought as passengers eighteen Bolivian Indians for the World’s fair at Chicago, under the charge of Senor Sirocco, of La Paz, Bolivia. These natives of South Amer ica are the first of their kind who have visited the United States. Among the Indians is one of the largest men In the world, Jose Santos Manani, a native of La i’az, who is known as the “Great Bolivian Giant.” Manani is 9 feet 10 inches in height, is 25 years of age, and weighs 413 pounds. He is married and has sev eral children. He intends to remain in Chicago during the entire exhibition. It is the intention of Senor Sirocco to exhibit the Indians before President Cleveland prior to going to Chicago, NO. 13.