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THH (OPPEK COUNTRY LVENISQ NEW3, CALUMET, WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 18U8.
Froju Country Lawyer to Head of the Cabinet. CHARACTEKISTIC OF OUK SYSTEM, Torlf ner Aniased at th Rapid Advance ment of Oar Publio Men They Krly Fall to Succeed Judg-o Dmy Is Vnutuui Ing, bat II m a Long IIed. Washington, May 8. Special. Few Americana make as big a leap forward in a abort time as Judge Daj of Canton, O. bas made in tbe last jear. Though a new man In publio llfo, unheard of outside bis own immediate neighborhood a jear or two ago, be Is now at tbe bead of the American cabinet. He is the ranking member of the government council, oocu tying a post which bas been tbo aim and ambition of many veterans in tbe publio service. It is a big jump from being country lawyer in Ohio to rank with Sal isbury, on Uulow, Sagasta and the great men of the world's governments. But just such leaps forward are characteristic of American publio life. Our system Is one that brings men to the front with a rapidity which amazes foreign observers, and it is fortunately another characteristic of Americans that when tbe fates thus press them onward they rarely fail to meet all reasonable expectations. This is be- lleved to bo due to tbe wonderful adapta bility of the average American. At any rate, the manner in which our citizens suddenly called to high posts in the gov ernment or tbe diplomatic service so con duct themselves as to 6tand comparison with the veteran and trained men of other governments Is a source of constant won der to foreigners. Able Americans Diplomats. It does not follow, therefore, tbat be cause an American has bad little training for high office be is going to fall in It. Certainly it does not fail in the case of Judge Day. As secretary of state be la likely to gain a very high reputation. Nor can it be said that be lacks experience. For a year or more be bas virtually been secretary of state. He bas bad full man agement of the difficult Cuban question for the president, and surely tbat bas been a bard enough school. It will be remembered by your readers that in this correspondence I have several times lu tbe past made tbe positive state ment that Mr. Sherman was soon to retire from the state department. At tbe time these statements were made in your paper their truthfulness was questioned, but your correspondent knew absolutely what be was talkrng about, and be knew that tbe resignation of Mr. Sherman only awaited a favotable opportunity. It was impossible without doing injustice either to tbe president or to Mr. Shermun to make publio in detail the facts upon which my statements were bused, and it is not necessary to give them now. This is not by any means the first time that an American citizen comparatively unknown has loaped to the highest ranks of public service. Abraham Lincoln was little known and hud had almost no ex perience at all "when be was chosen presi dent of the United States. Later Mr. Oloeyof Massachusetts was appointed sec retary of slate by Mr. Cleveland without any previous experience in the state de partment or with diplomatic a flairs. Yet be made one of the ablest secretaries of state this country has ever bad, and in a tilt of bruins and couragu with tho great premier of Kngland cumo oil first best in the Vcnezuula affair. There have been many oth r such Instances so many that it has become an axiom throughout tbe diplomatic corps of the world that it is imposMibltt to tell how much strength or shrewdness nn American Is going to de velop in bih oflioo by studying bis past curoi-r. "Tbo Americans they are full of surprlni'8," said nn experienced foreigner of high rank, with a shrug of bis shoul ders. Tbo now secretary of state is a slender roan of florid complexion, very quiet in bis manners, given but little to talK about anything and then speaking in a low tone, never demonstrative, but alwuys alert and quick. His training Is that of a lawyer, and as a lawyer he had the reputation out in Ohio of being the quietest and most suc cessful man in the business. He was known as a wise counselor, and it did not much matter what tbo case in hand was. He was said to have a long bead, to bo not only shrewd, but farseeing, and bis advice was valued far beyond tbat of many men who were more showy in court or public. Secretary Day a Poor Man. Of course It is true tbat Mr. Day owes bis rapid advance in publio life to tbe close friendship which bas existed for many years between him and tbe president. While Mr. McKlnley was a mere congress man or a private citizen or governor of Ohio be still valued Judge Day's counsel very highly. More than any othor living man the new secretary of state has been tbe confidant of the president, both before and after the inauguration. Secretary Day Is not only a man with a "long hoad," as we Americans express it, but be is a close student. He keeps up bis reading. Even throughout tbe period of tension over tbe Spanish affair, when the state department was the center of interest and action, Mr. . Day spent many of his evenings in read ing upon all the points of international law and preoodent involved. In other words, it was in this way tbat he devel oped tbe American characteristic of qulek ly mastering any field of activity to which be was called. Tbe new secretary ef state is a poer man, comparatively speaking. Probably his whole fortune and that of his wlfo could bo called only a modest competence in Canton, O., while In Washington it Is tot course a very small sum indeed. Mr. Day aa assistant secretary of state has found it necessary to live modofitly in or der to keep within his income, and as sec retary of state I doubt If he makes any gront departure in the way of taking a larger bouse or of increasing bis monthly outlay. It will of course te lniosible for blm to live within bis salary. Not more than one or two cabinet officers in a dozen are able to do that. Hut the late Judge Oroshani demonstrated that the dignity of tbe office of secretary of state need not suffer through failure on the part of Its inoumbent to entertain lavishly or keep up a style of living which rowts foreign ideas in such matters. Mr. Blaine was the last secretary of state we have had who eared much for society. Mr. Oresham disliked it, Mr. Olney was mmh busy wit other affairs, and lis. Sherman was never In all his long sifsrlerx at Wssb Ujctom what nlgat be sailed a sotlsty PATRIOTIC BISHOP HANDY. Although Seventy Years of Ajr II 1 Heady to rtht For 11 U Country. At a recent meeting of the twenty third uunual confureuco of the African Metbodiit church at Smithfleld, Va., Bishop Wesley J. Gained of Atlanta, who is visiting tbo conference, niada some remarks concerning the war with Spain and said tbat it would brlntf the north and south together once for ail. This brought Bishop Handy to his feet. lie discussed the war and urged the men of his race to take part iu it and die for the protection of the Arcsr ican flag and their country's honor if need be. He said that the negro formed a part of this great country, and any thing that was for the good of the conn try should interest every man of his race. "In the last vrar, " he said, "we went in as slaves and came out as freemen, and today we enter the conflict side by side with the whit men of tbe north and south, and we will alike be benefit ed." The bishop, although 70 years of age. declared that he stood ready to shoulder a gun and march to the battle field side by side with the young men. "I am not too old to fight for my coun try's honor," he said. He was roundly applauded by the ministers, one of whom declared that with the word of God in their mouths and tbe Bible on one shoulder and a musket on the other they could run the whole army of Spain into tbe sea. When a call is made for volunteers, many or the ministers cf the Africau Methodist church will enlist. Seven young men were ordained to the diaconate by tno bishop, but will be held in reserve to take the places of the men who will go to the front. New York Sun. CUBAN PLAN OF CAMPAIGN. Some Reasons For Not Sendlac a Large Army to the Island Major Lovell H. Jerome, who is a personal friend of President McKinley and of many of the leading men in the administration, brought back to New York an interesting suggestion from Washington the other day in regard to the plan of campaign in Cuba. Major Jerome spent several days in Washing ton recently and saw the president and his advisers. "The plan which was being discuss ed," said Major Jerome, "was not an invasion of Cuba by a large military MAJOR LOVELL II. JEROME. force, but tbe capture of some port in which a garrison might be placod suffi ciently large to hold it against the Spaniards. The sending of a large force to Cuba id regarded as a difficult prob lem. In the lirpt place, it would not be easy to transport it, and in the socond place it would not be easy to land it under tbe enemy's fire. "If a port like Matanzas, for idstance, should be taken, arms and ammunition could be furnished to tbe insurgents. and food in unlimited ouantities could be landed and distributed to them under cover of our guns. By this means, ac cording to the talk iu Washington, the sufferings of the reconcentradoa could be relieved, while the Spanish, owing to the blockade, would soon be without provisions, and Havana would be com pelled to surrender. It is believed tbat tbe reconcentrados oan be fed only in some such way as this, as, of course, all applies falling into tbe hands of tbe Spanish would be appropriated by them to tiat'ir own use in war, and they would have a perfect right to take them." New York Herald. WOMEN IN WAR. They Always Ferge to the Front and Art Anxions to Work. In any great emergency like this the women of the United States always forge to the front, anxious to do such work as lies in their power. How many lives were saved by their careful and tender nursing during the civil war nobody will ever be able to compute. That they were of infinite service, however, and that they were as brave and self sacrificing as the troops iu the field goes without saying. And now they are anticipating the horrors of a war with Spain and of fering themselves as nurses for the hos pitals which may be needed. They ask no pay, but only the opportunity to wear the Red Cross and to do tbe work which tbe badge indioates. They are be ing accepted in large numbers in New York and are attending lettures which explain the duties they will be called upon to perform. A soldier will fight with all the more courage if be knows that he will be properly cared for when wounded. New York Herald. The Fan Postponed. Morro Castle is a bnlky and tempting target. Everybody can understand the mpatience of our gunners aud must sympathize with them. It is really very tantalising. Bat they are not down there for pleasure. Hartford Courant. Calm Skies In Mexleo. Mexico's mission is to set an examnle of peaoe and good will to men and take in the incidental profits of minding one's own buslnoss. Oitf of Mexloo usxicaa uerai. CHICKAMAUGA PARK THE BOYS IN BLUE TENTING ON THE OLD CAMP GROUND. General llrooke Proud of the Troop Sye Americans Am the Ileet Soldiers In the World Drilling Different Arms of the Service Heady to March on Short Notice. The tramp of infantry, the lumbering of artillery caissons and the clattering of cavalry which are to be heard on Chickamauga park at present forcibly call up the ghostly scenes of 1863, when Confederate and Federal met in death grapple and battled until human nature gave way, accelerated by Long street's puncturing of the Federal ceu ter. Chickamauga is a fitting ground upon which to mobilise tbe troops of tbe Union in the conflict which is now ahead of us. Upon this field was fought a battle so desperate and so pertinacious ly held by both 6ides that the sous of the old veterans can well afford to meet aud fraternize upon it, for it stands as a record that American manhood is in vincible. "They ere a fine body of men," said Adjutant General Sheridan of General Brooke's staff. "Man for man, I think they ure equal to five Spaniards. We have been enlisting men between the ages of 18 and 30 as the limit. They had to puss a severe physical examina tion nud were required to bo able to read aud write. The result is that our army has beeu graded up until it is of tbo highest standard. So severe have been our requirements that only one in fivo applicants could pass, and then the sup ply of eligible men was above our needs. One reeruiting officer in Chicago had 800 eligible names which could not be acted upon because our limit had been reached. From this it will be seen tbat we have had tbe pick of men and that the 15,000 men whom yon will see here within a few days will be equal to more than five times their number. I may be excused for saying that if a reg iment were to loo every commissioned man in its line, the noncommissioned staff from the ranks oould lead it through." A forcible illustration of this was found in the arrival of tbe second Bquad ron of the Second cavalry from Fort Logan, Cola No sooner had they tum bled out of tbe long train which drew up at tbe rural station than rider aud horse were together, and the cavalcade began to wind its way up tbe slope in good style. Every man had the carriage of an officer. Impatient at their long confinement, the horses champed and reared, and when tbe main road was reached it needed no spur to put the whole squadron into a lope, which brought it to tbe brow of the hill over looking the valley beyond, where tents were to be pitched. One horseman's stirrup became entangled, forcing him to dismount for repairs, thus losing sight of his fellows. "Tbat won't do in Cuba," said an onlooking artillery subaltern. "It was by just such a slip tbat the prince im perial fell into the hands of the Zulus, aud from all accounts the Spaniards are just as cruel." All around are spread tents whole villages of thorn and tbe activity is such tbat no loiterers seem to be found. The artillery is in place, with its long guns in trim ; the infantry is ready for the march; the cavalry tents in double line, with the horses drawn up behind, all show superb control, even in the disorganization consequent upou their just coming together. Said Major Raf ferty, in command of onoof the cavalry regiments: " We are not keeping up with the pol itics of this thing, but we are ready to do our duty. It is tho duty of those above us to point tbo way, and you can depend upon it that Ilafferty's horse will keep in tbe road." From the tower on Snodgrass hill the scene bulow spread out as in a pano rama. In every valley almost there nes tled its village of tents, while the rid ing orderlies from one regimental head quarters to another presented an ani mated scene. As soon as a new regi ment arrives and begins to pitch tents extra sentinels are thrown out, and thus tbe ground begins to be occupied. The headquarters of General Brooke are on a gentle knoll hard by. "I must say tbat I am proud of these men," said General Brooke. "I always did believe that Americans made the best soldiers in the world, but as this is the first occasion in' years in which so many of them have been brought to gether, it is the first real opportunity I have had to see them to such good ad vantage. Our work here is purely mili tary, getting the different arms of tbe service together and putting them through the routine of army organiza tion in the larger field movements. Be yond this it is obvious tbat I could say nothing." It is evident that the regular army organization being perfected here is to serve as a school for the volunteer regi ments which are now springing into servico in all parts of tbe country. When they begin to arrive, there will follow the fraternization of the sons of Georgia, and of Maine, of Texas and of California. It is upon the coming of this 125,000 men fresh from the people that the importance of tho great na tional encampment is hinged. They come not at the command of section, nor in tbe Interest of partisanship, but as the soldiers of that new nation which bas thrown off its swaddling clothes and proposes hereafter to be full statured aud respected inherently, competent to hold their own and determined to do it whether it pleases foreign nations or not. P. J. Moran in Atlanta Constitu tion. . One Yankee Girl Safe. Americans, as a rule, are not going to Spain just now, but the wife of M. Patonotre, tbe French embassador at Madrid, who was formerly Miss Elver son of Philadelphia, has started to join her husband. Boston Globe. ADUITIOHAIj LOCAL HKWI. Watch for tbe Monitor. 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Decla st and Lake Linden Ave. Laurium D. S. S. & A. R'y) REDUCED RATES TO EASTERN POLWS. b The D.. H. 8. & A. Railway has nor to effect to the undermentioned ha"? roints Tia Saalt Ste Marie, the following Tery low fares: TO 1st Class 2nd0 Toronto. Ont f 14 00 1.1.00 i3.oo ; HuCalo.N. Y 14 00 Syracuse, N. Y 14 00 Ottawa, Ont 14.00 13.00 1300 1600 13.00 13.00 14.00 15.00 22.5" Montreal. Que 14.ou Quebec, Que 17.00 Albany, N. Y 14UO New York Citj 14.00 Hoston. Mass KM' Portland. Me 10.00 Halifax. N. 8 27.50 Tbe aboye rates will apply to all lot mediate points. If you bate In cojwj tn tv nf hm redaction rates. For further Information pl'L apply to etatlca &d ticket eeov. u I ; -Ms