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IMMIGRATION CAN NOT BE IfP'-nATv mmWiflrtn YiTnmlslAn after Jun- II jketing about Europe tor with It, as the who! fruit I plan to keep criminal and lers from immigrating here plan Is a requirement that hereafter shall bear a certificate of good character from his home authorities, certified to by an American consul. This, at first glance, looks like an excellent idea; at any rate, every American would like to have crranal a:;d vicious foreigners kept out of the country, and to make a law that they must keep out seems to settle the matter. But, on examination, it will be seen that such a law could not be enforced and might as well not be made. With our enormous nnd unpoliced coast lines, with thousands of miles of unprotected border on the north and south, it is impossible to keep out of the country any white person that wants to enter. Once a foreigner is on territory of the United States, be would be safe, for there Is no means of distinguishing him from hundreds of thousands of others. There is no way of registering and keeping account of 80,000,000 people, nor of prevent ing as many as wish to from joining them. Th United States is helpless, and cannot protect itself from the Cood of humanity that Is pouring in on it every year. Even prohibiting Immigration altogether would be useless. We might as well make up our minds that this country will continue to be the refuge of the criminals and the vicious of the world, and trust to our vigilance and alertness, and to a drastic enforcement of our own laws to prevent them from injuring us after they arrive. Indianapolis Sun. WILL PRECEDENT 3E BROKEN? lUECEDETST will be broken if any of the present Presidential probabilities is nomi nated. Since 1S24 no member of the cabinet has been elevated to the United States, and only I history of the government. 1 7-T W.UJ Q'.ncy Adams, of Massachusetts, was the candidate of the Whigs against Andrew Jackson, but there was no choice by the people, and Mr. Adams ras elected by the votes of the House of Itepresentatlves.' At the time of his election Adams was Secretary of State In the cabinet of President Monroe. The two Immediate predecessors of President John Quincy Adams were also members of the cabinet at the time of their nomination for the PresideiH'y, James Madison being President Jef THE UNCONSJERED MOORS. JL. Ghastly Battlefield that ; Claimed 20.C00 Portuguese Victim. France and Spain, who under the terms ' of the Algeciras International conference, have the responsibility of policing Morocco, may find the task a difficult. If not impossible, one. The re sistance of the Moors at Casablanca, where the French, with all their su perior equipment, have been barely V A v f:Js. ,x: '"Zif-ps- -'" TUMULT IN THE STREETS OF CASABLANCA. able to hold their own is a foretaste of what may be expected if the Moors become suddenly and generally aroused. Every European country which has undertaken to subdue the Moors has, failed, and France may well hesitate before attempting the tisk. Portugal was for several hundred rears in possession of nearly all the Moorish ports on the Atlantic, includ ing Casablanca. In 1578, under Dom Sebastian, slje attempted to subdue the whole country and failed' most tragic ally. A Duke of finster and many other gentlemanly adventurers joined Dom Sebastian's standards and began the journey to the capital, which so many conquerors have- undertaken, but In which no single one has succeeded, at least not since the day when the green banners of the Prophet of Islam were first flung to the breezes from the battlements of Fez. Dam Sebastian and his army of 20,0000 men, together with the un counted adventurers who had come to gether from all over Christendom to follow so gallant and so generous a prince, met their fate m the valley by Alkesar, which Is watered by a shal low river Identified as the Llxus of Pliny. There 20,000 men were cut to pieces by the Moorish cavalry, and those who died here bj the sword were the fortunate members of the anay. According to some accounts, Dom Se bastian and the more notable of his followers, wounded or captives, were taken to Mequinez. where, after they had graced the triumph of the terribre Bultan, Abdel-Mclet, their conquercr, the greater number of them were burled alive In the city walls. In these same walls are visible to-day many hundred bricked-up cells in which on this occasion and at other times of fanatical fury Christians were Im mured while living as a punishment for refusing to become renegades to their creed. After this disaster Portugal gradual ly withdrew from Morocco, and In 1Ö00 what remained of her conquests was ceded to England as part of the dowry of the Infanta Catherine of Braganza, who became the wife of Charles II. In Tangier the English held on grimly for twenty years, harassed all that time fex the Moors. On oao occasion the REGULATED. ferson's Secertt jy of State at the time of the nominating convention of S08, and James Monroe holding the same portfolio undet President Madison when he was nomi nated in 1S1G. Madison, Mojaroe and J. Q. Adams found the cabinet a stepping stone to the highest honor in the gift of the people, but thl political history has never repeated Itself. No man now tilve can recall a time, however, when four members of tt same cabinet were prominently mention ed as candidates for the Presidency In the same year. Secretary Cortelyou, Secretary Taft and ex-Secretary Shaw will firWi no precedent for the deration of a cabi net minister, ther than a Secretary of State, to the of fice of President. Superstitious persons who may admire Mr. Foraker and Mr. Knox will probably be Impressed with the fact that no senator of tt5 United States ever stepped direct ly from his senatorial office Into that of the Presidency. In fact only two or three ex-senators have been elected President, although some of the mos distinguished mem bers of the upper house have been disappointed spi rants for the office. Among the Presidents who held of fice subsequent to the time of John Quincy Adams Is to be recalled Andrew Jackson, who resigned from the Sen ate to be a candidate for President, but who was de feated. That was In the campaign in which Jackson was opposed by J. Q. Adams, resulting In the election of Adams by the House of Representatives. When at last Jackson was elected President he had been out of the Senate four years. Utica Globe. some time, at public ci Its labors, a vicious foretel in future. Tbi3 every Immigrant STRAW Kansas if they approved the progressive policies of President Roosevelt. Of the replies 1,509 ap proved the policies of the administration and CÖ did not. To the question, "do you prefer a progressive or con servative man for President Roosevelt's successor?" 1,435 want a progressive and 170 a conservative. For first choice of candidates 944 were for Taft, 191 for Cannon, 159 for Fairbanks, 19 for Knox, 1S4 ior Hughes, 239 for La Follette, and scattering votes for a dozen others. President Roosevelt received 158 votes, but the Tribune explains that in the great majority of answers received the voters expressed themselves lu fa vor of Roosevelt if he could be prevailed on to accept the nomination. Toledo Blade. Presidency of the three In the whole In 1S24 John Earl of Tevlott. the British governor, with most of his officers and a large portion of the garrison, was surprised by the vigilant Moors, and but few escaped with their lives. Finally the English prudently abandoned Tangier. In ISoO the Spaniards, under O'Don nell. Invaded Morocco, bent upon ob taining satisfaction for undoubted In juries at the hands of the lawless Moors, and perhaps with thoughts of permanent conquest if all went well. I: J From 40,000 to C0.000 men were en gaged for two years, with heavy cas ualties, and even greater losses from sickness. At the end of the second campaign the Spaniards declared their honor satisfied, and retired, having ac complished no permanent result In 1S93 the Moors attacked the Span ish possession of Melilla, und the Ma drid government. If hungry for adven ture, had every opportunity, and even justification, for a punitive expedition, but very wisely did not avail Itself of the opportunity. It knew the fearful cost in life and treasure that would be entailed in a contest with these fierce marauders. President Cavtro'a Egotism. ) Many stories have been told of Clprl ano Castro, President of Venezuela, and of his monumental conceit. Dur ing the Russo-Japanese war the fall of Port Arthur was being explained to him. "Pshaw!" he exclaimed. "With 500 Venezuelans I could have taken It In r.uir days." "With a thousand, In one day, your excellency," said the diplomatic repre sentative of a European power. Castro was so pleased at what was Intended to be sarcasm that, It Is said, the diplomat succeeded next day In se curing satisfaction of a claim that his government had been vainly pressing for years. A Legraey. "What's your fare?" asked old Fllnt gkln of his cabby the other day, and was met with the stereotyped reply : "Well, sir, I will leave that to you." "Thank you, you are very kind," said old Fllntskln, buttoning up his pockets and walking off. "You're the first per son who ever left me anything yet" London Mall. And Hadn't Lost It. Her Husband You were a good looking woman when I married you. She Y3s, I had the advantage of you even then. Brooklyn Life. Ilia Trouble. "He has brain trouble, has he not?" No, lack of brain trouble." Houston ! Post. . y. VOTE FOR PRESIDENT. HE Chicago Tribune has been taking a rote of tllP fdlfnrs Of th MMrflo WVst mi hr1rx 11 of Republican Presidential candidates. It uiMu iuc lit-yuuiivau etuiors oi Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, the two Dakotas, Nebraska, Missouri nnd THE STORM. Graphlo Description of Its Coming? by One Who Lived tojTell the Tate. "The weather conditions," he said, "had been precisely those to make th experienced navigator cautious. "The morning was sultry. There wa! not a breath of air stirring. When the sun was half way up to the zenitb it showed as a dull copper disk. A faintly bluish haze rested . upon the horizon. v ' "When the tide began to make ac almost imperceptible breeze came up from the sou'west Just enough to make the flags tall ofT at Intervals and theD settle dewn and flap feebly against the staffs. "Banks of clouds appeared, and Anally massed themselves In the west ern Iry. I said to myself that It was no time to be at sea7 that at high wa ter there would be something doing up aloft and lower down. "Later the clouds began to draw wa ter. The heavy bank seemed to part and one portion of it bore away to the south'ard and the other to the nor'ard. A few big drops of rain fell, but that was all we got of It In the course of the afternoon I ventured out "Along toward low water the light breeze of wind failed. There waa a dead calm. I had all sail set, but could not keep steerage way. She simply drifted with the tide. The surface -of the sea was like glass, save for a long swell that came In from seaward. "Over in the no'theast the peak of a cloud showed Itself. It was fringed with light It mounted rapidly. Other clouds seemed to be pushing It up. "The white fringe edged the porten tous bank they were forming. Below this the color was dull leaden. "I knew what that m?ant I over hauled my ground tackle, keeping an eye all the time on the bank of cloud coming up against the direction from which the breeze had been blowing be fore the dead calm. "Suddenly a ripple appeared on the water beneath the dark cloud with its fringe of white and sails of vessels up to windward dropped as If the halyards had been cut. I could see men scurry ing about the decks. "A yellow ruffle appeared upon the water, advancing with inconceivable ve-t loclty. Beyond It was a wall of tor rential rain, rent by blinding streaks of lightning. Peal after peal of thun der came In quick succession. "I vainly tried to head the craft so that she would take the onset of the gale head on. The dark ripple on the water, followed closely by the line of yellow foam, was almost upon me. "What was I to do? I could let the sails go by the run, drop the anchor, pay out all my line and hang on. But what if the gale should be so stiff that she couldn't lie to It? Then I would have to buoy ray anchor line and scud with bare poles till the gale( blew Itself out. "While these thoughts were flashing through my mind it came to a point where something must be done quickly. "Without another Instant's hesitation I got out, took my canoe under my arm and walked ashore, barely in time to keep from getting wet above the knees." Washington Post You Could Slip Off the Edge. There was a time centuries ago, of course when the learned men of the world really thought that the world was square not merely flat, but that it was a cube. The primitive geogra phers of Egypt Assyria and China all taught that the world was a "square plane." One of the most curious dis coveries ever made In Central America concerning Toltec beliefs, symbols, etc., Is that they also had a similar idea concerning the form of what we now speak of as the "globe." A writer on the discoveries mi. le among the monu mental ruins of that country says: "They (meaning the Peruvians, Toltecs and Quiches) believed the world to be a cube, suspended from the heavens by cords of gold fastened to each of Its corners." Different. "Everything she tells you is an ex aggeration." "Did you ever ask her her age or the size of her shoes?" Bon VIvant There never was a woman who didn't occasionally pray for a change in her husband'i disposition. AMERICAN WINS HONOR '' C2 r5 '- v 'TWr' v W& Sll tl ' ' Mrs. Burckhardt, of New York, is hailed by her friends as the most beau tiful woman in the world, following her victory in winning the beauty prize at Franzcnsbad, a German watering place near Baden-Baden. Mrs. Burck nardt competed with famous beauties of Germany, France and othr countries. The "beauty competition" Is an annual event in Franzcnsbad. It was organized by the town council, and any woman who is not a professional beauty Is eligible to coniite for first honors. Professional beauties, howevet. are barred from the contest By winning first honors this year Mrs. Burckhardt added to the American woman's general reputation throughout the world of being .the most beautiful of all women. . CAEEYDJG OUT THE BARGAIN J It was Mr. Sedgwick's first visit to the new country home of his brother-in-law, Mr. Drake, and he was much interested in tho place. As be and his host were strolling round the grounds after dinner, he asked, "Who was your brawny friend who ate with us?" - "Oh, didn't I introduce you to Ole?" "Yes, you Introduced ' him, but you didn't explain him," was Uie smiling reply. "lie Is an old Norwegian wood-chopper, and he has two more of my din ners coming to him." Mr. Drake chuckled. "The fact Is, I'm not used to dealing with these rural workmen, nnd -Ole got rather the best of me, I think. "You see that great pile of stove wood ranked up by the barn? Well, I engaged him to split !t, and wheu I was trying to get him to name his price for the work he said it depended on how hard it was to split that some wood was much'easler than other wood.' " 'Can't you tell how much it would be worth a cord to do it?' I asked. M,No he answered, 'for t maybe It would be hard and maybe it would be easy. "Will you take ten dollars for the Job?' He looked at the cord-wood med itatively, and after a moment, said, Yes, if you'll give mo my dinners.' "'But how many dinners will there be? How long will it take you?' " 'Can't tell how long, wood's so dif ferent,' he said. But we needed the wood for Immediate use, and laborers are scarce In the neighborhood, so I said, TU give you your dinners for two weeks, but after that you'll have to bring your lunch.' I didn't Intend to have irfm dawdling over the Job for the sake of the dinners. "He accepted the offer, and he didn't dawdle. He completed the work in eight days, but he's faithful to his din ner engagements. He comes regularly every noon and eats a hearty meal, and I half believe, from the twinkle In those blue eyes of his, that the old man enjoys the Joke on me as well as he does the dinners." MISS WAYLAND'S C0NTBIBUTI0N. She Thought the Missionary's Wife Mltfbt De Human, Too. Before the ladies In the vestry parlor, engaged In packing the box for the family of the Bev. Joseph Gordon, who, In a far-away western field, performed the duties of missionary, teacher, law yer and patriot for the salary of five hundred dollars a year, there appear ed a sudden vision. The vision was In the most stylish of new spring fashions, from the top of her exceedingly expen sive hat to the tips of her handsome shoes. Beneath the hat her eyes were half-apologetic and half-daring. "I've brought my contribution," she aid, putting a package down before Mrs. Henry Thorpe. "I dldnt ask you this time what was needed because well, because I struck. It came to me suddenly how. If 1 were a missionary's wife, I should loathe the sight of cotton cloth and second-hand clothes ye, and new ones, too, when they're all so dreadfully sensible and bought to last and how I'd long with all my soul for something frivolous. Of course," with a sudden dimple, "I'm not claiming that I know anything about how mission aries' wives really feel. I suppose they are all dreadfully good, and don't han ker at all after worldly vanities; but still, I don't believe it will hurt. I'm going now, so that you can disapprove Of me. Good-by!" In dead silence Mrs. Henry Thorpe opened the package. It contained a two-iund box of the best bonbons, three of the latest novels, and a bit of green pottery. The ladles looked at each other In dismay. "It seems wicked," Mrs. Henry Thorpe Bald, In honest distress. "Novels when the missionary must so need new books I" Mrs. Harper la mented. "I can stand the books better than the vase," Miss Ambrose declared. "Well," Mrs. Thorpe said, with a sigh, "I suppose they'll have to go. But I must say It hurts." ßo th thing Eleanor Way land's AS GREATEST BEAUTY. idle, useless things were packed and sent in the box, and in due time a let ter of thanks reached the church. Mrs. Thorpe read It aloud In the missionary meeting. At the elosa came a peculiar paragraph. "And now, dear friends, I'm going to make a confession. I suppose you'll think me terribly frivolous and unfit for a missionary's wife, but there were three things that I Just cried over the ccüdy, the new stories, and that lovely, lovely vase. "I don't believe you can Imagine how starved one gets out here for something that Isn't desperately earnest. I haven't seen a bonbon since I was married, two years ago, and, oh, how hungry I've got for a new book once In a while! And the vafee well, I shan't care If we do have nothing but potatoes for break fast If I have that vase full of flowers on the table. Thank you all a thou sand times; but thank especially the dear friend who remembered that mis sionaries' wives are terribly human, af ter all." A girl In the back of the church slip ped out softly. v "Oh, I'm so gladl" ihe said to the November sky. Youth's Companion. A Caae of Scotch Shrewdness. In a small town in the Midlands there is a rich congregation which Is not characterized by lavish liberality, says a Loudon paper. Time after time the minister had vainly appealed to his people to con tribute more generously to the funds of the church. The members would. Indeed, give something, but it was nearly always the smallest silver coin of the realm that was placed on the plate. A shrewd Scotchman, who had re cently come to the place and Joined the church, was not long in noticing this state of affairs, and a remedy soon suggested itself to his practical mind. "I tell you what," he said, to one of the officials, "If you niak me treas urer I'll engage to double the collec tions In three months." His offer' was promply accepted, and, eure enough, the collections be gan to increase, until by the time he had stated they were nearly twice as much as formerly. "How have you managed It, Mr. Sandyman?" said the pastor to him one day. "It's a great secret," returned the canny Scot "but I'll tell you In con fidence. The folk, I saw, malstly gave three-penny bits. Well, when, I got the money every Sabbath evening, I carefully picked oot the sma coins and put them by. Noo' as there's only a limited number of three-penny pieces in a little place li:e this, and as I have malst o' them at present under lock and key, the folk maun give sixpences,' at least, Instead. That's the way the collections are doubled." The Manchester Martyrs. Along In '07 or thereatouts some Irishmen tried to rescue bunch of Fenian prisoners In Manchester, and a police seregant was shot and killed. The prisoners got away, which may have had something to do with the up shot too. The government was natur ally sore, and they managed to haug three of the rescue party without too much fine haired fuss as to whether they had anything to do with the shoot ing or not At that time Fenians and Nationalists were at daggers drawn, and the church was heavy against the Fenians, of course, but they were all one, one in agony and shame over those Irish boys strung up in an English town. All their helplessness, all the bitterness of England's might, England managed with those halters to drive festering deep afresh; Think of a town the size of Dublin turning out a fun eral procession of 00,000 people, nnd think of how those 00,000 Irish were feeling when I tell you they were quiet quiet in tho.se streets where the low est hovels had hung out their bits of green-twined black. McClure's Maga zine. So many people are unreliable that lately we are beginning to suspect our own statements. Thera are many people in every town who hare "come down a peg." - liliiifl Tariff Revisions. Unless all signs fail, the Dingley tar iff act of ISO" will remain in force longer than the famous Walker tariff of 1S46. ' The leaders of the party in power have no Intention of revising the tariff during the coming session of Congress. . . Should unforeseen circum stances not force them to change their purposes, the present law will survive till after tho presidential election In 1908. This will make it eleven years old. The Walker tariff" remained in oieratlon eleven j-ears. It Is quite Im probable that Congress will undertake a revision before the autumn of 1009, and the work of drafting, amending and debating a tariff bill is so slow and complicated that the bill could not be come a law before some time in 1910. These facts will not affect the pres ent demand for tariff changes, coming from men of all parties. The Demo crats, of course, demand that the law passed by the Bepublicans be r pealed, not because the Republicans passed it, but because of their hostility to the protection theory. That is the duty of the opposition to point out defects in the policies of the party in power. Dnough Republicans agree with the Democrats i;n the need of . revision, even though they differ as to the meth ods, to make it morally certain that some changes will be made within two or three years. The Wilson-Gorman tariff, which preceded the Dingley law, was passed in 1S94, aud the McKinley law went through Congress only four years ear lier, in 1890. The tariff that preceded the McKinley act was passed in 1S83, and it superseded a law enacted in 1873. In the twenty-two years before the present law Congress passed four general tariff act-s which had an aver age life of a little more than five years. Youth's Companion. The Real' Prosperity. At the present time one cannot but pause and marvel at the unparalleled prosperity which now hovers over this progressive nation. Every industry throughout the country Is flourishing as never before, and a "full dinner pail" confronts every tradesman and laborer who Is willing to toil. From East to West and from Noth to South come3 the demand for men; harvest time Is at hand and some Industries may suffer for lack of help. There Is no excuse for a single idler In the United States under present conditions, neither has there been for some years past but Jnst now the field of opportunity .Is broader and better than ever. And the end Is not yet ; advancement Is cer tain where confidence Is so pronounced and general. The country is without a serf or a slave, and with plenty of work at good wages should Inspire ev ery one with a desire, from a political standpoint, to leave well enough alone. Just now there is a dearth of political talk, bat nevertheless It Is well to re member that invariably times are good while the Republican party hold In. And who would care to, or can truth fully deny it? Let's have no thought of going back to the dark period of a few years ago. Wyoming Press. Vhen the Day of Reckoning: Comes. We are on the eve of a presidential election. It will be fought by the Dem cratlc party, from present appearances, In large part on the tariff Issue. It will be charged that under Republican protection American manufactures are sold more cheaply abroad than they are to the domestic consumer. The re port of the Federal Commissioner of Corporations on the Standard Oil will be used as a campaign document ngainst the Republican party. Every vulnerable Industrial combination which the people are now assailing in their Ill-considered .assaults on wealth will be pilloried as one of the products of the Republican protective tariff. And yet there are Republican newspapers that, on the eve of a presidential cam paign which will be the most hotly con tested of any In recent experience, are unmindful of their party's critical sit uation. What will they say when the day of reckoning comes, and when, amid the crash of our prosperity, the frenzied voters go to the polls to "vote the ra?cals out," and to Jump from the frying-pan into the fire? Leslie's Weekly. "Aot Desirable." Would tariff revision make an in creased demand for labor? Would more mills be started, more mines be opened or more wages be paid through Its results? Would the revision pro posed be expected to add to the pros perity we are now and have been en joying, or to take from it? These are some of the very pertinent and prac tical questions asked by Senator For aker of Ohio in the course of an ad dress. The senior Senator of Ohio may represent som purposes which the. vot ers oL Michigan would not approve, but his question suggests a position In the matter of tariff tinkering which Mich igan does approve. That tariff revis ion such as would meet the require ments of the most aggressive advocates of such action would be accompanied again with Just such results as have always In the past accompanied it is a reasonable answer to Senator Foraker's questions. And that Is why It is not now desirable. Reed City (Mich.) Clarion. "Why Xot Ten Years Moref Not only has the Dingley bill pro duced a million dollars a day for the treasury, but It has also for the past five years added another million a day to the produciug capacity of the mills and factories which It protects and maintains. This extra daily million of production means employment and good wages to extra thousands of workmen. Why not set out upon ten years more of the Dingley bill? Concord (N. II.) Monitor. Xo Danger. Not a bit of danger that our million aire connoisseurs will expatriate them selves because the high tariff prevents them from importing art treasures. There are some specimens of fine art that are peculiar to this country, some in long green and some backed In gold en yellow, and these constitute a tie that binds even an expert to the land of the free. Pittsburg Gazette Times. Russia has 50,000 miles of navigable rivers and S8,000 miles of railroads. At last accounts the river traffic amounted to 20,000 tons per year. Xondon has 300 clubs, with a mem bership of 2S0.000. Xo Apolosy Needed. It pleases Democratic speakers and organs to represent that the present tariff law is or. the defensive and forced to find excuses for a longer con tinuance. The plan of attack Is to discredit the law and then push a gen eral assault on the protective system. All through Its history the Demo.-aIc party has been opposed to the policy of protecting American wages and In dustry, and Its talk now of tariff re vision Is deceptive. Its platforms have always been against any such protec tion in a tariff. According to the de clared Democratic belief a tariff should be framed for revenue only, and work men and manufacturers should be left to make the best of such resources' as they can command In open competition with the world. If the next Democrat ic national platform leaves out a plank to this effect it will be different from the party's former avowed position. A man from any party may favor tariff revision, meaning a readjustment of schedules when needed. Republicans from time to time have passed several tariff laws and changed rates accord ing to the progress of industrial de velopment. Sometimes they have ad vanced rates as well as reduced them, but always maintaining the protective principle. What the Democratic party means by revision is a general cutting down of duties and an elimination of all protection as fast as It can be reach ed. When did Mr. Rryan or any other Democratic party leader say a word for protect Ipn? Beyond any doubt the next Repub lican platform will speak with pride of the great success in all respects of the Dingley tariff, whose results for ten years have more than realized all that was expected by fie able men who shaped it. As far as revenue is con cerned the only Democratic charge Is that the treasury surplus Is excessive. In general expansion of Industry no decade in the history of the govern ment or of any government, can be compared with the period of the present law, and the tide of prosperity has been running, and is running now, high er than ever before. But the Demo cratic cry Is for a change, and It Is the pretense of that party that' Re publicans are in a state of nervous ap prehension, seeking to delay a revision pictured as already imperatively need ed and overdue. There is no such feel ing or opinion In the Republican or ganization. It will give the present tariff a most emphatic and enthusiastic indorsement, and refer to such modi fications as may possibly be required as a matter for whose careful considera tion, from all points of view, there is plenty of time, and from which free trade Influences will be excluded. Since Its passage the Dingley law was temporarily modified In one item by Republicans, and that example serves to show how hollow Democritic theories are on this subject During the great coal strike, when the people of the United States were threatened with a coal famine with winter at hand, ftome of the leading Democrats In Congress made Impassioned appeals to take off the duty on coal, and asserted that the admission free of foreign coal would strike at the root of the trouble. The duty on coal is 47 cents a ton. Con gress suspended it for over a year, but the effect of this "revision," really an experiment In free trade, was abso lutely null. Foreign shippers of coal at once marked up their price. Even consumers of coal in American seaports profited nothing by the addition of the article to the free list. When the duty was taken off coffee in the name of a free breakfast table the Brazilian deal ers added the difference to their price. American consumers paid the same as before, but the American government lost the revenue. So "revision" often works. For the Dingley law and the principle of protection, the Republican party has only words of triumphant praise. St. Louis Globe-Democrat Foolish to Force It. That the tariff will some time have to be revised does not admit of doubt or of dispute. Every Intelligent man concedes that this time will eventually come, since constantly changing busi ness conditioas will naturally bring It about, but, until that time does arrive, the party would be very foolish indeed to undertake to force it. The people of this country are not slow to express their preference upon great questions of this character and when they be come dissatisfied with the, tariff they may be depended upon to say so In plain words. Until they so declare the President will do well to stand pat, as he has evidently decided to do. St Jo seph (Mo.$ Gazette. Prlees Then and Xovr. At ML Zion, Vau Buren County, one day last week, a buyer checked out $21,S00 for wool, according to the re ports of the Keosauqua Republican. John Nelson got over $1,000 for a sin gle load, Fossie Miller had a single sack which brought $09.50, and C. I. Manning reported a yield of fourteen pounds to the head from his flock, or $3.50 worth. It is to be hoped that Messrs. Nelson, Miller and Manning have a record which will show what they got In the '90's, when another set of fellows not the crop of these days had been revising the tariff. Fair field (la.) Ledger. More, Too. Considering the fact that in the first month of our new system of making competition easier by the reduction of tariff duties through undervaluation. Imports of competitive- articles have in creased nearly $12,000,000, Is there any real necessity for either tariff reduc tion or reciprocity by act of Congress: Is it not a fact that when we were scared into allowing foreigners to an-, praise their own merchandise we re vised and reciprocated about all wc can stand? And more, too, It will probably turn out. Time Needed. "Going to lunch now? Why, It's only 11 o'clock." "Well?" "Well, surely you're not hungry sc early as all this." "No; but I will be by the time the waiter condescends to sery me." Phil adelphia Press. At Least One. Said He I notice you dub a gooc many of your acquaintances cranks. 1 hope you do not consider me a crank" Said She Certainly not. A crank is a person with one Idea, and I nevei heard anybody accuse you of having one." Requirement. "Do you think It requires much ar tlstlc ability to succeed in the drama, these days?' "Yes," answered Mr. Stormlngtou Barnes; "but in addition to being an artist you're got to be a tip-top finan cier." Washington Star, KIDNEY TROUBLE SuftrtJ Two Years-RelUvcd In Thret Months. ity ) Urn -J ' m v Iii s Jh TWrR. a B. FIZER, Mt Sterling, Ky writes : "I have suffered with v kidney and other trouble for ten years past, "Last March 1 commerced using Teruna and continued for tbiee months. I have not used it since, nor have I felt a pain. "I believe that I am well a od I there fore give my highest commendation to the curative qualities of Peruna." Pc-ru-na For Kidney Trouble. Mrs. Geo. II. Simser, Grant, Ontario, Can., writes: "I had not been wll for about four years. had kidney trouble, and, la fact, felt badly nearly all the time, "This gummer 1 got so very bad I thought I would try Peruna, so I wrote to you and began at once to take Peruna and M anal in. "I took only two bottles of Peruna and one of Manalin, and now I feel better than I have for some time. "I feel that Peruna and Manalin cured me and made a different woman of me altogether. I bless the day I picked up the little book and read of your Peruna." 5 the business ol the kidneys to remove from the blood all poisonous materials. They must be active all the time, else the system suffers. There are times when they need a little assistance. Peruna is exactly this sort of a rem edy. It has saved many people from disaster by rendering the kidneys ser vice at a time when they were not able to bear their own burdens. New and Literal Homestead Regulslioss IN Western Csssda NEW DISTRICTS Now Open for Settlement Some of tha choicest lands In the fnin provint belts of Saskatchewan nd Alberta har recently been opened (or settlement under the Revised Homestead Regulations of Canada. Thousands C homeaeads of 160 acres each are now available. The new regula tions make it possible for entry to bo made by proxy, the opportunity that many in the United States have been waiting for. Any member of a f am I!y may make entry for any other member of the family who may be entitled to make entry for himself or herself. Entry may now be made before the Agent or Sub Agent of the District by proxy (an certain conditions), by the father, mother, son. daughter, brother or sis ter cf an Intending homesteader. "Asy even numbered section cf Dominioa tands In M&itba or the Borth-West Provinces, excepting 8 and 26, not reserved, mar be home steaded by any person the sole bead of a Lurily. or male over 18 years of ace. to the extent of one-quarter section, of 160 acres, more or less. ' ' . The fee In each case will be $10.00. Churches, schools and markets convenient. Healthy climate, splendid crors and rood laws. Grain grcwlnz and cattle raising principal Industries. For further particulars as to Rates, Routes, Best Tio-.a to Co and Wh;ro to Lcc-to, tprly ta W. D. Scott. Superintendent of Immigration, Ottawa, Canada, or V. Ii. 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Palatable, Potent. Taste Good, De Qaof. Vever iokea. Weaken or Gripe, 10, fce, Sftc Kerer old la bulk.. The genuine tablet stamped ÜOG iiuarantesd to cure or your money back. Sterling Reqjedy Co., Chicsjo or N.T. 59a 111 till AL SALE, TEII r.lLUOU COXES THE MAN WO STEARS BY THE FISH BRAND SLICKER b the man who has tried to $et the same service out of sorae other mako Clean -LlgSt-Dwrfie GuaranUrd Waterproof end Sold Everywhere ' V. $300 f euros int iMot ce . Get yonr Letter Paper and Envelopes printed at this office, m ti We can give yoa the EAGLE LINEN PAPER and ENVELOPES It U flmm mmd mill ff ym. Try It. RUBBER STAMP. An ktade ! Rübker Stamps Mn4e Order. fe!f-iflklnj DatersMraethln; sww. Ink an 4 taking Pads. Sand lr Catal?u ta Lack Bas 219. Port Waysw. Ia4. Texas Farms for Sale, easy terras, or rrnt with hoRs aud cows furnished. Near town, three railroads. Write for list and terms to T. S. lliXTEB, Jewett, Texas.