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THE INDIANA' STATE SENTINEL WEDNESDAY MORNINGr, FEBRUARY L 1S93 TWELVE PAGES.
Ill, BLAINE DEAD The Life of the Plumed Knight Ended at Last Another Relapse, from Which He Failed to Rally. His Death in a Measure Was Expected. YET IT CAME AS A SHOCK. dissolution Occurred About 11 e. m. Friday And the Statemnn's End Was Quiet and Peaceful. He Died from a Failure of the Heart's Action. Other Complications Wore Present, "Which Hnsteneil the Knd-Tlie Na tion Mourns the Death of One of the Mont Prominent I inures of the Hepublic He I'aisctl Away Alter Having Attained to Position and Popularity Karely Aehievetl by Any Man Sketch ol Iii Lite and Public Career Comment by the Press. Washisi-.ton, .Inn. 27. Oas mere name ha ! tta added to Fie list of the nation's dead. Once Liore the th chts of the people are larued toward the man who as the "plumed knight" vii each nn otrect of devotion. For jearshetoi in the very first rank of the rent men of the land, en 1 few men hire eer vril led tu? b i pui".t ii.dutuce a James G. lilaine. lie was the one whom hia party de JicLted to honor ntid whese word was law with, bis followers. With the exception of the presi dential chair he achieved evtry form "f auccets possible to a stalesin.ni 'in a fre con.itry. Hs began at the bottom of the ladder o! fame. Ie rose to the top and w,th ti is death there T,ies away one of th- fi-!fnnt figure in lite history of the reu ub.ie. Few men hare hvl eo tunny ardent admirer an I devoted frietids. Jle ma;e many bi::er enemies a well. This was but ft natural result of the position he f.l.ed in lite. But no.v .ill aui-nosity is fcutied . and friends and poli'i-.'al foe1 alike uuito in ex pre5ior.s of r-gret at the pus-iug away of the 'Alan from Ma ne." The New Sprend Rnpldly. The news of Mr. Blaine's death spread thronen the departments with tartl.uEraDid.ty. Within a lew moments aider the eveut th rumor reached the state department and ran through the entire bnüdiny '.a an anionrir- able short scs'e of time. Orlicials and clerks poured into the corridors in search of informa tion which nou.ii substantiate the rnraor and the telephone were kept busy w ith inu riss. The first intimation of hi death enme by word of mouth and soon afterward was officially con firmed from the thite lioue. Wii.le the death ef the statesman created a profound feel ing throughout the buüdicg this feel ing wait intensified in the fate department where there is hardly an official or employe who Lad not a personal acquaintance with the dead nrin. Although the event wai daily expected and every on in a measure prepared .'or the reception of the eil news it was a mock to everyone. It was a noticeable fact as ir.dicatmt; i.'.e charaoter of ttie man who for two t?rtai held the highest poition in the cabinet, that of crMn-v rf state, an 1 was ne of the foremost men of the ace, that he never azain pr.sse I under the portal of the Itite d nirtraent after lh; d y rf his resinatioa. lie 1. as rever re-? er. 1 the department which so long hti hint as its chief bi.ioj that memora ble Saiur hfl Ju:'-e -V wiia be peni.ed tbe brief reoL-niiin whic.i probibiy cause! a mora pro found ren-atton than .my simlur missive iu the hitory o: tins co.mtry. 1 lie resigiiati u was written in tri ! i ti 1 unf-ro n which opens from the secretary's ot;ice. Ft was panned, sealed and d.reee 1 to the pres. lent iu a few moments. II r. Plains then urns and strode from the I uildtc never to enter it aztin. iu of J'.iilmr- llc-ilth. Those who wer.? long in the state department l.id knfW Mr. limine when he was at his best recognized with sorrow diir.bg his last service Inere a remarkable ciiiit' in hin physical cou- itioo. Mr. Hiame wis onsciotn of his poor itate of health. A prominent republican who railed upon bim abo'it a year ao. in apeakio) of this sai l: "I went to Mr. H aue the latter part of laet January and asked him if he was Coins to be a can-2:d;.te for the presidency. He replied: "No, sir; I c-uaot entortain the thought frr on rii't.i-at. It would kill me are and I kiow it, und I d not believe I have a friend on earth who would ask mc to be a eand.daMi: h knew th state of ray heslth.' Mr. i'laine add I : I am goiaj t- write a let tor on the sulijecJ.' " After Mr. niasne hn I written his letter an rnuncm? that he would not be a candidate for the republican nomination ho was waited sipon by his friends and ured to rseot:si lr Iiis ac tion. It was repreen!d to Mr. I'.l.iine, who was then ill, that the campaign would he male oo osty tor hini as to involve noabysicalor loetittl exhaustion, and tl:at the result would bo his triumphant election. With an air ol despondency the sick an replied that ho was aatiSiied that he eoul J not iiv through a heated political campaign, or that if he should, the harassment of a presidential otlko wood onrely terosinate his life within six months fter he took hisesat. iio intended, and this 'statement is kig-niticant in vmwof sabseqnont rents, to rtsitn his o(!ij as secretary of state Ja the early sumraer, retire te bis Maine home and spend his remainiag stays m juiet literary work. The '.nt I'rat-elul. Mr. Blaine's death at the last eamo pain lessly and quietly bat not withoat premoni tion. The attending pbysieiane have said re peatedly in these later days, since hope of re covery was abaudoned, that when the end came it wonld probably oeaur with at least two or throe bears' warning. This one an nouncement at least among maay perplexing and oontraJictery statements has been verified by facta. The approach of death was made rident to th family fally two hoars before its aetaal occurrence. It was between 8 aad 9 o'clock this morning wbon the first dangerous symptoms were observed. The family had taken their breakfast and tbo trained nurse, Mrs. fries, had gone dowa for her breaksfaot also, leaviog tbo patient tem porarily alone. James (i. lilaine, jr., bad oa Lis bat and oost preparatory to starting otf for hie day's duties in the office ef the I'snniylva rtia railroad ostnpany, where he ie employed, when bis mother sirgssted to him It weald bo better to wait until tbo nurse came up. Ho prom ally acquiesced. Mr. lilaine had passsd a a restless night and had been pronounced "not o well," even by his eautious physicians. But beyond a perceptible ioereaso of the languor which had marked his conditio daring tbo past few days, there as no very alarming change to he noted. W hen tbo nurse returned from her break fast, however, her eipeneneed eyes at once aaw that the end was drawing near. Both physicians were immediately telephoned for nd arrived within a few minutes ot each other. vThe sowerfgl heart stimulant (nitro-rlrcer'nsi. which had several tlmei before brought the patient hack out of the dark valley of death, was powerlets now. The Iyinj Scene. Dr. Hyatt at 9:30 came out and said to the group of waiting newspaper men that he feared the end wai a! hand. Ia the meantime all the family had Leen summoned into the death chamber Mrs. D ims, the devoted wife; Miss Hattie Blaine, hia unmarried daughter; Mrs. Damrosch, his married daughter; James G. Blaine, jr., his only surviving soo, and Miss Dodge (Gail Hamilton), his cousin. Id si ent, teariul sorrow, they witnessed the elosing scenes. The patient lay so quietly that-ven the doctors were hardly able to say when he died. No word of cnic.oiisnes, no look of recognition had pasaed. At l'J;45 he lay so atill that the window shades were raise 1 to cive More light to enable the physi cians to determine if life st ll lin&ersd. Fifteen minutes later they proclaimed him dead. Ike news was inntautiy tlasho 1 ail over (he world. Young Mr. I'lsioe whs in the act of writing a nets to President Harr son. to inform him ol the event, whe i the pres. dent himself arrived, ao eompanied by his private eto-etary and Seere tary of State Foster; all the rest of the cabinet looo 'oliowe 1. a'id the excl;ement throughout the eity heoaro general as the news spread. Both booses of corgreas adjourned, and the former associates o: the cz-enator and ex speaker, of both political parties, united in eloquent tributes to his memory . A I'rivWe l'lnternl. A pallio furjerdl was suggested, but the wishes of the family prevailed, and the cere monies will be of a private nam -e. They will be held at the presbvterian Church of the Covenant, where Mr. Itiaiue was a pew-bolder. 1 'i A $ l(sVc 1 P0M TH& tATCST on Monday mcrcinc. i'r. 1 i.i . . n, w.n.... ficiated at the fuuer il of Mrs. Harrison and h r father, will eot'duct the services. The remaina will e laid to re-t in the beautiful Oak 1 1 1 i 1 cemetery in Georgetown, which, now forms part of Washinfton Cltv. by the side of his favorite eon. Walker Blaine, nnd his dancrhter, Mrs. C'ODpinirer. 'lb-? physio. ans havn otlie.a.ly ma le public the cause of death ai Bricht' dls eie. accravated by tuhercular disease of the Inn and followed by heart iai'are. 1'reeidert IIrrlon sriid that the news of Mr. Blair.e's death has made a Ter profound im pression upon him. While ree-gniz ng the fact from the statements of the physician and suember of the family that ultimate recovery in Mr. Blaine's cae was improbable, he was till wholly unprepared for it at this time, and the announcnient had ha-n a great shock to him. lie felt unable under the circumstances to enter upon the consideration of any pui-lio bnsiness with the rueuihers nf bis caoinet, most of whom bad been a'-c'ated with Mr. li'.aiue in ti e oftieia! family relatione-, and, therefore, after the expre-sinn of regret and sorrow at the loss sustained by themselves and the coun try iu Mr. I'lr.ine's tleath, the meet.n? of the cabinet was adjourned. The messages of coodolenoe and sympathy recnive I by the family wer very numerous and from nen o both poli'ieal psrtirs. Among the nt-saber was the folloair g: l!i- b illiaat Tat 'isnhl i 1 slwsrs be an In eplr.Ttin to the nation h lis -erred o lon anl -o eil. I'ermit nietoettnl n.y sji.i;athv on tue detth of jour di'tloguislitd liu'an.l. ''')V; R ri.KVEl.lNDL ACTION OF THE SENATE. Senator Ilnlc' Urif t Kiiloiry of the Iis tiiicilic 1 IaI. The announcement of Mr. Blaine's death was niaaeby Mr. Hale.wbo baa been for niuny years one of the eloiest perscual and poliiical friends of the dead statesman. His remarks were fol lowed by a motion made by Mr. Cockrell that the senate adjourn out of repeet to the mem ory of the decea-e i, and that motion was de clared carried. The adjournment today makes the oi x tit interruption of business in the senate caused by death within the last few weeks. On Wednesday, t!ie 11th of this month, there was an adjournment on the an nouncement of Senator Kenna's death, and the nett day en account of his funeral ceremonies- n Wednesday, the iMh, the death, and on Friday, ttie 20th, the funeral of ex-l'resident Hayes, caused adjournment. On Tuesday of the present week the senate adjourned out of respect to the memory of Justice Lamar of the saprs'.ne couri; aud to Uy the same csremony was observed in honor of Mr. Blaine. '1 he anate nisi with the gloom which the intelli gence ef Mr. Blaine's death an hoar before noon naturally ca.t ever the body and over the cspitol. Tbo sad event was appropriately noted in tbo fipeuing prayer of C'tiap aiu But Isr. Aa soou as the reading of yesterday's journal was completed Mr. IIa. e arose aad an nounced the death. He said: Mk. raKiD::K r - V e are agnin eimmunr. into the prsieucs of dvstn. A very great man has pav'-d from this earth. I ha lion. James . K aius died iu bis bouts lit this rityatlt oYlock this morning. M - long lllne.s bad in -.m measure prepared ns lor that, but the dr. ad event wi.l curry sadu as aad moura.Bf throughout all the I'nitsd Mates, ami wnl awakun interest ai.d sorrow wurver civii.'d Man lives on the fa e of the plob. Mr. hla.nu's cireer was so remarkah'e and hU public ervic.'s were so great that la all Li-tori?-, h ch mar I ritteo of his times, he will staod ai t!ie ocntra Ii uro, not only as to bis own rour.try. but oo polo is and -il-j-cls that atltti't-d oth-r groat aatioiis. lie bslonse.t, Mr. i'resi Isut, not to any ene st.it-, but to a I the country; and rVin.iylvarjia. whieh gave biiu birth aad nurtured bim. it i Ma ti, her-ho lade fals home aud a ber he b. caoio ber first cilleo and wbuh tilled t.U lap with all the honors which she could bo-tow, mourn biui no io'n- todav than dt the dwullers l y ttie sbnres o th grrSt gulf and ia tue cabies of the far Sierra-. This is do time or place for tue to speak in detail of bis distinguished public life. He was lor years a distinguished me D br on the flo-r of lbs buuwvl rrsuiiiatiTt of the nation, and fornix jers pre 1 fd thrrn a it spwaker. His services in this chamber cvtred years. He was talce secrctaiy of tit , a 'id was until of late a member of the present adrnlal-tra-tlon. 1 do not thin k there ts one senator here who would not deem it fitting, in view of ttua- facts ami of the fast that he died where his iat pes ofui look from his chamber mlgSt eiuhra- e this capitol, where bis voice ba I been so many times heard, that we make a precedent at ihi time. anl that although Mr. ftlainc was, al the time of hi desth. a priale cUisea, this body take Imined aleadiourniuenL. Mr. Cookrella: In view of the announcement bv the sena ter from Maine of the sad event which has just oceurred, uod-r ih-t very shadow of tb natlonul eapltol, and as a further mark of respect to ths saeaory of the iiiu-trious dead, I move that the seante do no adjourn. The vice president put the motion and de clared tbo senate adjourned until tomorrow. IN THE HOUSE. Words of Adtnirntlon anil Respect for the) Iix-Speker The death of eg Speaker Bliine brought the business of tbo house to a sudden termination this morning. A few committee report were made (including a bill to repeal the federal eleotioa law) aod then, after brief and adeeling epeechse br Ml'l'tva wbo repreienta Mr. Blaine's district) and Holman (who served many years with bim in the house and who has always been Lis personal friend), the house, out of respect to the memory of the dead statesman, adjourned, la his opening prayer, the chap lain, referring to the death of Mr. Blaine, said: Eternal rOI. we -laud before Thee profoundly moved as the news comes to the capitol and flies through the land that a treat mn nd a prince anionic ih peoole has eodml his arthly care r. Uiea in maniiold gifts. With which Thou haat endowed him ; tirelpss in energy, devoting himself for a gen erali u to the service of tbs laud, holding men to him by bnd- strrinqsr than steel, wlnntn 'or him self the heart, atf-cliun and confidence of nil liuni of hi iellow-ciiizens such a place a. has rarely been held br any man, h" p-s fmra us mourned, honored, lood ht m -niory a frasraoce in this hon-e nnd ihrojhout thu capital and 'hrouhiruut the nation. Then amid profound silence Mr. Milliken roe and said: Mb. kkr It beoomes my tad duty to an n')unr to this hon-M the death of Jame G. blaiue. Mr. I'laina as :or fuurteen years a promlneat and ieadius member of ttii hoti-e. For six years he was the distin. i-hi-.i speaker of stie houe. cvury posi tion he hn hold he ha c'.id- d with the light of genius, and he bas n t- ih public service lor a gceratioo. such devotion and such industrv and sue h labor as bu hroucht him t- his d ath today. I do out doubt thai ever? member of tkis honss will le c:! to pay htm a tribute of repoct by an at jouruuicot. Mr. Holm an said: Ms. piAXH-The d-aths which have been aa- no une d so recently of illustrious citizens may well bru.( t our minds tbj proihetio words of the Hehr- sin?, "how p.re the mighty fallen I" T edeath of Jam-i . Hlnine will iirofoundly impress the -enaibililies of to country. A great man is dead. Ki laid the loiindation of hie fame in this hall. Mir were hN preatost and early triumphs. How o;tn have we hird in this halt the tones of his naning "'of)Unc. ir. at la statosman-biiv Known not only to our couatrr, but to the statjsmsn ol the civil Ii. d world. And not only great tn t.itf mn-hip, not only one nf the illustrious li t-1 - I ':' ' '0, i A PHOTOGRAPH cna: a :.or . ... a b ' ve Illustrated tha value of free ii.iKn H..U-., but be J ood that hi- wn ureal in tbo i'.el I of literature. As the hitoriaa of the grandest epoch I-th hl-tory of the world, he d'.d h Is work we. I. His bistorr , eoTering a period of years, will go iOKii to i 14 I rity as one of the brighest illustra tions of the p riod In wh ch he bred, and of the ertrid verts of which he was a psrt. It would era, Mr. s .eater, to be eminently pr per an i fit ting t.iat n itti the ann 'unceuier.t of hia death, here, on this the theater of hia great achievement, this hou-e, out of reiect to his memory, should a Ijourn. The motion was agreed and the house ad journed. The President's Proclamation. The president has issued the following proc lamation: FxtrtTiVK Ma5iox, 1 Washington, Jan. 27, 103. j It is my painful duty to announc to the ! opie of the I'tiited Stsies t:ie death ol .Tsmes (tillo4iie Bla ne. hieb occurred in this cltv tod.iy at 11 ..'c.oo. I' .r a full generation this eminent e t ren ha occupi d a conspicuous aod influential iositiun Iu the riHtlon. Ilia tir-t public service was in the , I . . : . 1 . . . . t Ll. ..... . 1 ... ' I'KiPlniuro ui in rinir, rtiicir-i'i, iui ivm year, he was a member of the national hoU'C of represeniatiTes and waa three t lues chosen its si-iaker. In lTi" he was elected t the senate. He re igned hi feat in thtt b dy in lt t accept the pltion ot secretary of state 'n the cahinet of l'resi ili ut ttsrlield. Ail. r the .! nth of Iiis ctilet be re signed from the abinet and, d-'volin himself to l'terary xork, he gave the pubi c In hi '"Twenty Y. srs of t'ongrc-s'' a mot valuatile and enduring enirioittou to our political Ut rattire. In March, 1 "''.. h.' aiio hecame m cr-tary of etat- aud contin ued to exercise this omce until June, I?yx, His devotion t the ptiblio interests, his marked aNility and his exalted patriot!. m have won lor him the gratitude and affection of hii Countrrmen and the ad niration ot the world. In the vari d pursuita rd hvi-U:i.in, dlilon.acy and iittrature, his genius Iis added new luster to American ui izeushin. As a suitable Xireslou of the national aiipreclatioo ot h s i reat public ser-tces snd of the genersl -orrow caused by his death, I direct that on the day oi his funeral a I the departments of the executive bmnel.es of the government at Washington be closed, sid that on a I put lie building throughout th I nit' d Mate the national flag shad be displayed at hnif statf, and that lor a period oi thirty days the de partment ot stale be draued 1 i mourn it g. Hs.uami" Harbison. By th resident: J..HN W. Ft ist a. Secretary of State. A SENSATIONAL. CAREER. lirnmntlc In the Kxtreme with a Climax of finpnintiii-nt. For almost a third of a century James Gillea p.o Biaine filled a prominent niche in Ameri can politics. From the opening of tho civil war until last May, when he created a sensa tion throughout the country by suddenly re signing his plaoa in tho Harrison cabinet, be baa teen a central fi gure in the political arena. Ho entered national politics in 162, when he was elected a member of oongress from Maine. He had been four times a member cf his state legislature and for two terms was speaker of the lower hous. His career at Washington began with a display of spirited vigor and dash that characterized the man up to tho very moment he quit pubiie life. He entered con gress when thirty-two years of ago. It was at a period when statesmen were winning fame easily. He waa energetic, ambitious and pet bested ot a greater degree of ability to make himself ootispicious than tho average congress man. He was a schemer, keen, shrewd and daring. His perceptive Qualities were of the best. Huring the turmoil and turbulence ot the times attending tho civil strife he saw hia opportunities, improved them, and long before he had reaohed bis fortieth year the repub.ican party was calling htm one of its leaders. Since then few men bare lived more constantly in tha sunlight of publicity than be. veven terms a member of the house, three times speaker of that body, one term a member of tho senate, and for sixteen years an aspirant to tho presi dency, no man in public life iu America has ever been givtu the notoriety asoured by him. Aluajs SfitHat oiiiil. His pnblio life was filled with oxeiting expe riences and sensational incidents. It began as does a display of pyrotechnics, and its end waa characterized by the same sort of sensational ism that marked his career from the beginning. He was a man of impulses. He reached con clusions easily and carried out hastily formed ideas with brilliant rushes that dazzled hie par tisan followers, and they called him "tha mag netic man." In all his public career there was never a calm. Nervously constituted, he preferred excitement to sober statesmanship, and it better satisfied hia temperament. Hia debates in congress, his ambition to become president, his campaigns, bis career as secre tary of state vuder President (iarfield, bis memorable passage-at-arms with Senator Conk ling, bis refusal to become hie party's candi date in 184, his labors as a diplomat in feet, every step in his public life is proof positive that he was a sousationalist ia politics. He was alert and resourceful, but hie coroer bas shown little that was original wittt him. Tho ideaa of others he molded into new forms, presented them to his country, and for a time they startled. But they seldom bore the light of investigation. Aa a parliamentarian bo had no snpenors, aa a congressional de bater few equals. Witb the exception of Hen ry Clay it is possible that no public man in this country ever had a greater following of personal friends or political worshipors. Nn LrgiNlative Monument. After twenty years' serrioe in congress the statute books of tho country hold no laws that bear the mark of true statesmanship that ean be accredited to Mr. lilaiue, What be accom- pliabed haa not been lasting. Aa a premier ia the cabinet of Presidents (jarCeld and tlarri ton. negotiating with foreign powers, his work was at times good and at times the result were not at all satisfactory. But at all times throughout his entire diplomatic career be assumed the role ot a popular aetor playing for tho plaudits of his people. The parts he as sumed in the Bering eea aiiair. in other little arlatrs with England, in the Mafia troubles at New Orleans, which aroused the ire of ha y. nd in the Chilian troubles, were incidents of bia cabinet cireer. At times he was wise and then bnlliauL Hemovrd, then stopned and waited to bear the verdict of the public borore he moved further. He kept in accord with his friendly personal followers by at first learning what they thought and then executing their desires as Lear as possible. Men who served by hie side for years in congress; those who were best acquainted with hie qualities as a stateaman; congressmen who were acquainted with his personalities and who knew his char acteristics as a public man, though! less of his statesmanship tban did his party. His iret Ambition. Bat Blaine's career was a notable one. While be accomplished little in all the positions of ! trust that he occupied, circumstances and con ditions attending it will make it live long in history. A more ambitious cjan has never lived. No other man ever struggled so bard and with auch disastrous results to secure tho office of president. The orhce was almost within his grasp several times. But when he reached for it, a mistake of his party intervened and it was beyond him. It was a will-o'-the-wisp, a jack-o'-lantern to him. He wae always near it, but could never secure iL Blaine was born in a little town called West Brownsville, in Washington county, Penn sylvania, Jan. 31, 1S30. His lather was Scotch Irish aad an adherent to the doctrines of the presbyterian church. Hi mother was a devout catholic, a woman of good intelligence and force of charao'er. His great eranditvher was a revolutionary so'dier. Blaine's early education was sedulously cultivated. He was given the advantage ot good teach ers at home, and in 1811 attended college in Lancaster, O., where he lived in the family of Kwings, who were relatives of his. He entered Washington college at thirteen years of age and at tho ae ol seventeen gradu ated. He eariy displayed a fondness tor the Study of po.itieal history. Soon after gradua tion he went to I3ioo Lick Springs, Ky., where he bf etme a teacher in the W estern military institute. Here he met Harriet St-nwo d, who was connected witb a veruiuary for youog ladies at Millersburg. A short courtship waa fol lowed by marriage. With b. a wife he returned to Pennsylvania, A Political .lonrnalist. For a while he studied law and in IS," remov ed to Augusta, Me. Here he entered the journ alistic field by purchatdn a half interest in the Kennebec Jvnrni . He became the editor aud in a few years had made himself oue of the po litical leaders ol the state. He assisted in the formation of tho republican parly and was a delegate to the convention that nominated Fre nioiit in Ln'jG. A year later he was editor of the Fortland .lr rf r, and in 155 begau his par liamentary career, when he was elected to the lower house of the Maine legislature. He served here four years, the last two as speaker. In 1953 be also became a member of the repub lican state committee and ia every campaign thereafter ho was an active worker in the state. In tongrem. Mr. Blaine entered the congress of the United States in 1862 when Thaddens Stevens waa ita leader. He remained there seven successive terms. In W5 he was appointed to fill the va cancy in the senate caused by the resignation of Lot M. Morrill, and in the year following waa elected senator for both the long and short terms. Ho resigued his seat in this bo 'y to ao eept the oflice of secretary of state with President Uarfield. Iiis debates in congress began after bis first term. The first speech of any ability be made'was on the assutupton of the general government of the war debt of the state, in the course of which he urged tl at the North was able to oarry on the war to i. suc cessful issue. He soon became noted as a fear les, aggressive debater, and took an aotwe part in the running discussions of the home. He was a member of ttie po'toifice and ailitary committees, and aa a member of the former he took an active part in encouraging and secur ing the system of postal cards now in universal operation, Dario.: the war he was a stroug supporter of President Lincoln's administra tion, and in tho period of reconstruction was active and energetic. He was especia.ly prominent in shaping srae of the im portent features of the fourteenth amendment, particu larly that relating to the business of representa tion. A proposition to apportion the repre sentation according to the number of legtl voters was fought by lilaine, who urged that population should be the basis of representation. He submitted an amendment providing that representatives and d.rect taxes should bo apportioned among the several states which should be included within the union according, to their respective numbers. The result of the discussion was a general abandonment of tho theory presented by Mr. Stevens nnd the fourteenth amendment, as finally adopted, embodied Mr. Blaine's proposition in substance, lit 1807 he declared bis un willingness to support any measure that would place the South under military govern ment, if at tho same time it did not prescribe methods by which the people of state could I y their owu action re-establish civil govern ment. H. favored negro suffrage and urge! the wisdom of declaring it as oue of the terms of reconstruotion. In 18tiV Mr. Blaine made a tour of Furope. It was while out of tho country that the theory that tho pubho debt should be pail in greenbacks developed great strength. On his return he strongly opposed tho doctrine. In 1V7U, through the etlorts of Mr. Blaine and others, England was forced to abac Ion the doctrine of ''once a subject a wsys a subji-ot," and made ti accept the American principle of equal rights and protection for adopted and native oitizens. In the Spenkrr'ii Chair. Mr. Blaine was first chosen speaker of the bouse in lso'.t, and served six years in succes sion. His administration of this oO'ice is gen erally regarded as having been brilliant and suecessful from a pirlirnentsry point of view, but the expose that followed showed that while it was at times brilliant, it was not al ways honest. W hile speaker ho sel dom tninglel in the debates. In 171. however. he had a sharp tilt with Cien. Butler, who bad criticised biiu for being tho author of the resolution provid ing for an investigation of alleged outrages per petrated upon loyal oitizens of the South, and for being instrumental ia securing its adoption by tho republican caucus. THE MULLIGAN EXPOSE. The Fl rut Thing to MinLr Public Conllden- In Mr. Itlaine. The session of 176 was the stormiest period in the pyrottchnical career of Mr. Blaiue. A general amnesty bill was brought forward re moving tbo disabilities of the participants in the rebellion which had been imposed by the fourteenth amendrueuL Mr. Biaine moved to amend it by niakiug an exception of Jsilerson LUvis. He gave as his reason for this that it was not because Davis was tho chief of the con federacy, but that be wa the author of the murders and crimes of Andersonvlde. His speech in support of bis position produced great excitement and aroused the bitterest partisan feeling. Benjamin 1. Hill of Georgia defended Davis, and preferred slaiilar charges against the treatment ot south ern soldiers in northern prisons, particularly at Camp Morton in Indianapolis. It was shortly after this episode that Blaino became the subject of a violent personal as sault when be was openly accused of corrup tion. It was just previ iu to the oampaign of 187fL Charges were circulated that he had re ceived from tho Uniou Pacific railroad com pany 64,000 for souie undefined servioes. Tbo Mulligan letters were made public, and Blaine never recovered from the effects of their pub licity. Tho story of the Mulligan letters is brieily told. They were 'letters written by Blaine to Mr. Fiaher concerning land grant railroad atocka and hoods, and they were held with Fisher's consent by hie bookkeeper, James Mulligan. Toe ru mors of Blaine's eonneetion with certain rail road transections begai circulating in tb spring of IsTC and ou April 24 they became so general and widespread that Mr. Blaino was TAKE 17 E ART, a u you iw a Buuerwg wumiui. r Tho chronic weaknesses, painful disorders, and delicat deranc-o- h? ments that coma to woman T ri only have a positive remedy in fjr Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescrip- tiott. If you'll faithfully uso it, every disturbance) and irregu larity Can be permanently cured. It's a legitimate medicine for woman, carefully adapted to ber delicata organization. It builds up and invigorates the entire system, regulates f.nd promotes ail tho proper f uno tions, and restores health and strength. Favorite Prescription M is the only remedy for woman's ills that's guaranteed. If it fails to benefit or cure, you have your money back. 5) Which is the best to try, if you Lave Ca tarrh a medicine that claims to have cured others, or a medicino that is backed by money to cm you ? Tho proprietors of Dr. fcage'a Catarrh Remedy agree to cure your Catarrh, jxrceffy and prrmaneHily, or they'll pny you $-500 in cash. forced to meet them by a personal explanation in the bouse of representatives. He staled in explicit terms the charge that had been made against him to this e:lect: "That a certain draft was negotiated at the house of Morton, Bii's & Co. in 1871 through the president of the Union Pacific railroad for the sum of ' 1,800, and that 75.O0of the bonds of the Little Itock Ft, Smith railroad were pledged as collateral; that the Union Pacific paid the draft and lilted the col.ateral; that the cash proceed of it went to me and that I had furnished or sold or in some way conveyed to Thomaa A. Scott, president of tho Union PaoiSo, these bonds which bad been used as collateral; that the bonds really belonged to ma or to soms friends of mine for whom I was acting.'' Mr. Biaine denied the oharges absolutely, declaring "they were without one particle of foundation in fact and without a tittle of evidence to sub stantiate them." On May 2, tho same year, a resolution wa adopted in the house to investigate an alleged purchase by the Union Paciöo company, at an excessive price, of certain bond of the Little Kooa & Ft. Smith road. It was aimed at Mr. Blame. It was during this investigation that the letters since fa nous as the "Mul ligan letters" were read and the truth regarding Blame's connection with the deal was made known. The letters were filled with imputations against Biaine. Mulligan was summoned to Washington by tho commit tee. It was while in Washington that he met Blaine, and after refusing the latter's appeal and oilers of favors to give up the letters, he allowed himself to be deprived of them by force. Mr. Blaine, under a promise that he would return them, secured possession of the incriminating letters and then positively re fused to give them up. On June 5 he arose to another personal explanation, and after deny ing the power of the house to compel him to produce his private papers, and his willinneis to go to any extremity in defense of Ii I rights; be declared his purpose to reserve nothing. Holding up the letters, he exclaimed: "Thank God, 1 am not ashamed to show them. There is the original package. And with some aense of humiliation, with a mortification I do not attempt to eoueeal, with a sense of outrage, which I think any man in my position would feel, I invite, tho confi dence of 44,000.000 of my countrymen while I read those letters from thia desk." The scene presented was one of the most dramatio ever witnessed in the bouse. Blaine boldly accused the chairman of the committee with having suppressed information that would have completely exonerated him. This all took place just previous to the republican national convention held in Cincinnati that resulted in Hayes' nomination. F or a time it seemed that Mr. Blaine had triumphed. But his period of exultation was brief. Mulligan was called and made bis statement, and instead of being ex onerated, Blaine w as disgraced. It was proven that Itlaine had secured possession of the let ters by a disreputable triok. He had gone down on bis knees betöre Mulligan and begged for the letters. Mr. Mulligan stated that Mr. Itlaine eame to the Riggs house and there bad a conference with Mr. Fisher and himself. He wanted to see the letters. "He prayed, almost went on his knees," testified Mr. Mulligan, "and implored me to think of his eix ohildren ami his wife, and that if the committee should get hold of the letters it wou d ruin bim for ever. He followed me to my room and con tinued to beg of me to give up tho lettere, and even contemp ated suicide if I did not. I had al lowed him to read the letters over. He b-gjed me to let him read them again. I did eo and he refused to return them." The committee wa asked to secure the letters. It attempted to do so, hut Blaiue refused to give them up. lie pretended to read all be had secured from Mulligan to the committee, but he only read a rart o! them, those that were not so damag ing. That Sunstroke. It wai at this tims that Blaine had bis tin ely sunstroke and the committee held no more ses sions. Blaine was the most promioent candi date for the nomination. It was in this con vention that Robert O. lugersoll made himself famous by nominating Blaine in one of tho rati b t eloquent speeches ever delivered upon a eirniiar occasion. He indireolly referred to tbe then but recent stirring events through which B a ne had been the central ligure. He vividly described the o osing ecenei attending the investigation. He oloaed his speech by referring to tho candidate as "that prince of parliamentarians; that leader of lerders," and finally wound up by dubbing him "the plumed knight." Kver since lilaine has been ealled the "plumed knight," But he was defeated for the nomination. Hayes won and was counted in to succeed OranL Mr. Blaine was in the senate during Hayes' administration. He opposed the electoral commission that gave liayea tbo oilice of presi dent. In 187b he advocated the establish ment of a line of mail steamships between the UniteJ States and Brazil, and urged the application of a subsidy. He also favored the restrietion of Chinese immigration. The Fight of 1XSO. Aa the presidential eonvention of 1S30 ap proached it was evident that Mr. Blaine re tained tbo same support that had adhered to him so tenaciously four years before. The con vention was held in Clretgo, and the contest was oue of tho most esrnest and prolonged in the history of political conventions in this country. It was a struggle between the friends of Mr. Blaine and the friends of Gen. Grant, headed by tho peerless Conk ling, the bitter enemy of the Maine, man. The convention lasted six days. Thirty-six ballots were taken. Grant led In the balloting with 301 votes to 284 for Bla ne and 13 for Sherman, the others scatter ing. On the final ballot the friends of Blaine and Sherman united on Gen. Garfield and he j was nominated. Biaine took an active part in the campaign, speak'ng in a nuraoer or states. He made three speeches in Indiana. Garfield was elected and Biaine became his secretary of state. He was in 'President Garfield's ootu pany when the latter received the assassin's bullets that resitted in his death. When Gartield died and Arthur assumed the presideney, Baine resigned. Upon taking the oliioe he had inaugurated a foreign policy with two principal ohjeots iu view. The first was to secure peace throughout the continent Chili aad Peru were at war and ho sought to restore their friendly feelings for each other. The second whs to cultivate close commercial relations and increase the trade with the various countries of North and South America. The death of Gartield stopped his plans and when President Arthur anpo.nted a successor to Blaino, the latter witueesed a reversion of bis poliey and the abandonment of his plan. It may bo said in parsing that Mr. Blame's influ ence over Garfield was popularly sunposed to have caused the rupture between tbe latter and Conkling. And out of tha excitement follow ing Conkling's resignation eamo tbe madness of Guiteau which inspired toe murder of Uar field. Out of OUlce. Upon Mr. Blaine's retirement fiom the cabiuet in 181, it was the first time he bad been out of public life for twenty-three years. He then began the composition of his historical work, since completed and entitled Twenty Years of Congress." The first-volume wa published iu April, 1SH4, and the second in January, lSo. The reading publio is familiar with ttie work and tho fact that it has had a wide circulation and a great sale. In 1 s8 4 Mr. Blaine's ambition to secure the republican nomination to the presideney wa at last satisfied. He wae given tho nom nation at Cnioago over President Arthur, Senator Ed munds and others on the first ballot Gen. John A. Logan was made his running mate. The demooraoy nominated Cleveland and Hendricks. Running for President. The campaign that followed was one of pecu liar bitterness. Personalties entered largely r into iL Mr. Blaino took the stump in Ohio, i Indiana and New York. His speeches were devoted principally to the upholding of the protective policy. The election turned upon ! the result in New York which was lost to him : by 1,017 votes. From then until the eariy part of 1vj6 he spent his time working upon his history, which tad bean interrupted by his eanvsss. He catered politics again in the fall of when he took an active part in the Maine campaign. After his defeat in IS-! bis loilowera began preparations to nominal htm again in 18-3. It was not known whetner or not ha would aecept a secoui nomination. There is little doubt, however, but he could have had it for the asking. The convention met in Chicago and was in the control of his friends. Mr. Blaine was traveling in Furope with Andrew Carnegie when the convention assembled. Until the last moment he retused to say whether or not he would accept a second nomination. Ho finally did cable his reiosal ' and then etlorts were made to have him re- consider his action. But he refused, giving I as a reason that ho did not care ! to attempt the fatigues of another i presidential canvass. Gen. Harrison received the uomtnstion by securing tho support of '. Il.aino's frieuds. lilaine returned from Europe in time to participate in the campaign. He ; m tde a number of speeches devoted to tbe fisheries question and the protective tariif poliey. When Harrison was elected Blaino was tendered and accepted the secretary of state's portfolio. His association with Harri son and tbe policy ho pursued in bis position under the latter's administration are fresh in the minds of the people. His negotiations witb the representatives of the Italian govern ment in an effort to settle the troubles that arose from the lynching of a numherof Italians in New Orleans during the Maria scare are well remembered. In conjunction with the presi dent he also made a satisfactory settlement of the di erences between this oountry and Chili oocasioned by the k Hing of a number of American sailors in a Chilian harbor. His negotiations with the representatives of the English government with a view to electing a permanent settlement of the Bering sea trou bles are also remembered. While nothing per manent was el'ected, his negotiations ended quite satisfactorily to tbe American people. The Split with Harrin. About a year ago rumors became common that the official relations exi-ting between tbe president and Mr. Blaine had become strained and that Mr. Blaine'a resignation was looked for and would corns as no surprise. From tine to time the runors increased and became wild. Taking advantage of these reports Blaine's friends again proposed him for tbo presidency, Harrison's enemies gladly sup ported the movement. B.aiae refused again to say that he was or was not a candidate. He was importuned by his moat intimate frieuds to allow them to use bis name. The time for the recent convention was approaching. Blaine finally gave hia friends to understand that he would not object to the use of his name. Harrison, ot course, was a candidate for re nomination. The tight between the friends of tho two become bitter and it reached its climax when tho opposing delegates met at Minneapo lis. Blaine had been in ill health for some weeks, unable to attend to the duties of his oriice. Ho had attended no cabinet meetings, and in the meantime tbe president had taken up some of his work where he had left o3 and carried it to a suooessful cad. A portion of this work was the final settlement of the Chilian muddle. Harrison's friends olaimed all the credit for him. This intensified the bitter feel ing, and it undoubtedly led to the last sensa tional move by tbe man from Maine. It oc curred upon tho very eve ot the Minneapolis convention. It came at a time when the coun try was least expecting it, and iu a manner that left no doubt that the relations of the president and Mr. Blaine were not the most pleasant It was Blaine's resignation from Harrison's cabinet Tho letter resigning was short and curt; the letter accepting was brief. Neither of the two wasted any words with the other. An hour after it was tendered and accepted the world knew all about it and for a time was paralyzed. Blaine's frieuds in Minneapolis had fonnd new hope, and for awhile Harrison's supporters were dumfounded. But it did no good in the convention. Harrison receive i an almost noin imoas nomination. Blaine took no part in the campaign other than to express hope of repub lican auooess and to write a letter urging the Irish to oppose Cleveland. During tha cam paign he remained at Bar Harbor and simpiy looked on. Physically, he said, he was unable to take any part in the fight. Later develop ments indicate that this was the truth. Itlnine's Habit. A gentleman who was intimately acquainted with Mr. Biaine ssid that, in bis opinion, Mr. Blaine broke himself down by intemperate work and irregular Labile of eating. Mr. Blaiue was a high-pressure worker. Whenever he became deeply interested in a subject Mr. Blaine's ardent nature led him to work beyond his strength. He would shut himself up in bis room, would not allow himseit ti be disturbed, an l would not eat, sleep or rest until be had finished his ta-k. He seemed to have adopted the motto which the great electrician Edison, who works in much tha same way. gave to a youth, ' Don't look at the clock." An example of Mr. Bla ne's habit cf continued, uninter rupted labor was furnished in the early part of the Bering sea oorrespoudenoe. He became intensely absorbed in carrying on this correspondence with Great Britain and would retire to bis room, where he went to work with 1 tw books, diplomatic corre spondence and papers piled high around him. Uewo jld start in after breakiast and some times would work on stead. ly without rest or food until 9 or 10 o'clock at night Then he wpuid bo too fatigued to eat, and the next morning would mako up for it These fit of labor would use him up for a week. He was not ordinarily a large eater, but he was very irregular in hia eatiug. Apparently he had no marked fondnesss for any kind of food, ile did not care for fancy dishes, and when travel ing sol lorn consulted the menu, but told the waiter to bring bim a good meal. He liked plain, old-fashlooed cooking. Whenever he did taste anything which greatly pleased him it was hard to get him to quit, and he would continue to eat despite his watchful wife's admonitions. In former years he was fond of horseback riding and took considerable exercise, but of late he showed much disijclina ion to bodily exertion. During the winter, before his illness, he gave many small dinuers and was a frequent diner out. During the summer he lived on his porch at Bar Harbor a great deal of the time and seemed to enjoy immensely having his grand-children about h:m to tslk with. This Bar Harbor cottage is a large building and was ohiorly remarkable for its great veranda com pletely encircling the houe. A beautiful pros pect can bo had from its porches on which the family almost lived in the summer time. It s about twenty feet wide where it overlooks Mount Desert bay. Mr. Blaine was very foul of Bar Harbor and occasionally, when in a reminiscent mood would tell bis visitor of tbe time when he might have bought the whole island for 5 K. Mr. Blaine says that when he was iu the Maine legislature fie had for a seat mate old man Kodiek. the original settler and proprietor of the is. and. Thi was in 1?5. The two men became well acquainted. One sum mer Rodick asked Mr. Blaine up to bis home. RodicK lived alone on the island. Mr. Blaine To tolre thf prctlm requires thought But the simple fuct Is known to many tLat Dr. Tenner'a Golden F.elief cures Consumption. 1 1 does it every time and in every cuae, when usod before the luugi have be come too far disorganized. Here's a typical fane: Miss Joses, cdSO, has lost S3 pounds, checks have tbe "hectic flush": coughs a cd raises all the time; baa just returned from the South, where ehe spent the winter. Did not improve. She tukes 5 drops of Dr. Fcnncr s Colücu Re lief, on a small lump of sugar, once in 2 hour. Improvement begins at oi.ee. In 2 weeks she has gained 10 pound. Ia 6 weeks sho weighs 133 and is cured. The remedy is a SPECina In iNrLAMM atiO". No Inflammation, no sore ness, no consumption. Thus it cures a long list of ailments from a common sore throat, to a grave bronchitis, asthma and consumption, from a toothache to a gravo neuralgia, from a neadacho to a gravo rheumatism anUa from summer complaint to a grave dysentery, chol era or flux. This wide rar.go of application bas sometimes unjustly caused It to bo dubbed a "curealL" But it Isn't It eureo one disease and that Is inßammati&n. Inflammation cannot exist in Its presence and that "$elcti ttie prob Um." Oue tablcapoonful dose cures La Grippe, It never disappoints. Contains no opiates, nar cotics or mineral poisons. Perfectly safe. Money refunded if satisfaction not given. Take home a botUo to-day. went there and admired the place greatly whereupon Podiok oi ered to ae.i it to hint for föOQ. Mr. Blaine'a Wealth. Mr Blaino died a rieb man, even as wealth Is reckoned in thee days. He was worth close onto a f 1,030,00 1, if not more than that amount. It is probable that, if some of his epeoulativo investments could be sold out under advan tageous ciro l ntince. he would be in cluded in the list of millionaire. His holdings of coal Itnds are large and wnh tbe develop ment of the country must greatly increase in value if kept intact for several yean. Mr. Blaine, by reason of his w.de popularity and friendships, enioyed opportunities' unusual to the average pubi c man of making money. He was associated with a number of men of wealth in various enterprises, and hia sagacity and business fores g 'it kept him trim wasting much money on brilliant, but illusory specula tive projects. He was interested witn Secre tary K.kin year ago in a silver mine, out of which he made considerable money. At the time of bis da'b he owned real estate in the city of Washington which would probab y sell under the hammer for more than a quarter of a million of do.lars. In lid, when he was living in his old house ceirGea. Süermaa' former residence and waa buildiug his house on Dupout circle, be told well-known and wealthy renuhlican,with whom he was talking on the sul.;i?t of their resyct ive r che, that he was worth iJ5L0,00. His property in thia city has greatly enhanced since that time an 1 the development of West Virginia coal lands in recont years certainly made Mr. BUine a richer man on this class of property. Mr. H ain bought his Dupnnt circle property, now a moat in ttie bea-t of tbe fash ionable northwest, when Stewart ca-tie, which ia horots the way, was thought to be in the suburbs. The grounds and tue bouse cost bira approximately fvOiU Two or three years ago he sold a number of the lots to the rear of hi-houe for $7 ',0J t. Ttie house and the re maining ground is valued by competent judges at flW.i-O. 'Mr. Leiter, Mr. Bl iine's tenaut or.ginally paid IR'.OvO a year, which has been n-duc-d toVM in considera tion of Mr. l.c ter making certain repairs neces sary after th fire wiiioh came near consuming it The house on Lafayette square he at first rented for three yer, wti an o;tio:i of pur chasing it for .f '1'100. He t ok a I vantage of the option and boug.it the pr p rty after eix months' residence. Ile also owned some val uable ground ou P-st. and a considerable area nf ground of a less well-estao i-bed but luereas itrz va ne on what is known as Mendan Hill. This prop-rty is just beyon 1 the old c ty liui.ts aud ov riooks the towu. Mr. B a:ne b uht it very c'iesp, paying in the oeghoorhuo 1 of 10 cents a toot A boom in it a few years ago makes it saleable now at trotn 50 cnto to I per square foot and some of the choicest lots are held at Mr. Itlime a'sj owned ret- deuce property in Auguta and Bar Hatbi r. 11 a holdings of West Virginia and Peouayl vauu Cva! binds ar- considerable. He was as sociated with Mr. C. P. Huntington an 1 Presi dent Ingalls of the Cheaiexe A; Ohio rail road iu ttie ownership of ltn2s along the liue of th-.t r aJ. He was a so oue of the directors in the West Yirg:nia Central raiiroai com pHtiy, in which ex-senator Davis. Secretary Eine,ex-Stcretsry Riyard and others are inter ested. Ths real tipi c al anl tiruler Ian is which Mr. B.auie bot.g it years ao very cheaply, and vth:ch hare become valuable through the radroad oonection- a orded them. He also possessed slocks and bonds, including bank stock, but the approximate va.ue of which cinnot be sttted. Mr. Itlnine's Religion. The visit of Cardinal Gibbons to Mr. Blaine's house during hie illness and the known fact that members of hi family inclined to Catho licism caused many persons to think that Mr. Blaine, who, it has beeu repeatedly stated with out contradiction, was baptised a a child into the catholio church, d -si red to re-enter that ehurch on h i dea'h bed. Until the presby terian Church of tbe Covenant was built of which President Harrison is a member, Mr, B aine has been li the hahit of alien Jing the F'irst congregational chn roh, situated on the corner ot ieutu and U-ta., near the businesa section of the city. He gave J0"0 toward the building of the Churcti ot tne Covenant, and when it was ready for occupancy he rented a pew there. Mr. Blaine's last aj-pearence in a pnl lie ca pacity at tbe repuol was niaile before the eons merce committee of the sennte during the last session. His power cf mind and body bad been failing then, and the fact had been re marked by some of li e friends, tut on this oa casion he seemed to feel the h'e and fire ot youth, and h s address was characterized by clearness of thought, p-netrstit-n, energy aud vigor of the Blaine of ol L The subject i.efore the committee was a bill t grant a French company authority to lay a cable from the United States to Sau Domingo. The govern ment of Brazil bad iven this company the monopoly of the ruht to lay a cib'.o through Brazilian territory to the West Indies, where it wa to connect with a ca le from 1 r-ince. Attached to the B azilian grant was a coud.tion that the cable company should secure cable cnoections with the I'mted States. Bra zil be. ig anxious to have direct c mtuunica- tiou wan this country. Iu order to comply with this condition anew and auxiliary corpo ration to the original Trench company waa or ganied. It oame to the government of tho United Slates for permission to lay a cable from Charleston or Port Royal to San Domingo, Lere it was U connect with tne cable from Brazil. Mr. Blame, a secretary of state, declined in ths name of the president to grant the privilege requested unless the company would agree to waive ita monopoly rights in Brazil in favor of any Arne. -icao Company which might wish to lay a cable. The oompuny claimed that it was inipoüiLla to a?ree to sucti a thing; that it only wanted to lay a cable to Stn Domingo and bad no control over tbe other companies whose line ran to Brazil. Mr. Biaine considered thia to be a subterfuge and insisted that no cable should be .aid until the briuilian government should t-rant to soy cable com paar tbe same rights as wre accorded the F rench m patiy. An at.empt was then made to get from o ingress what Mr. Blaine bad denied, and a bili granting the necessary permission to lay cable in the territory of the United States was introduced. W hen the bill catue up for a bear ng before the oomuiittee on commerce, of which Senator Frye is chairman, Mr. Je.f Chandler apprsred in behau ot the company. Mr. lilaine replied, and astonished the commit tee by the animation be displayed. He carried h s p-'int, snd by a unanimous vote the com mittee coincided with the position taken by Mr. Blaine. TRIBUTES TO HIS MEMORY. : What tl Members of tho Cahinet Have to Saiy of the Deceased. ' Associates of Mr. Blaine pai l the following tributes of afection and esteem to his tnemoryf Secretary of State F'oster: i o-hrrof his tr end are in re competent to speak of Mr. itiine's -rv;c and griin in co:ire.j, in po.itictan l ia liteia'arn. I i di leinacy Lis chief ( ii..rai t-Tiitie tu Iiis iii.t 1 AnkilMUimn. lie aas a thorough believer iu ths Monroe donrine. and tiio recipiocily policy wh ch distmaiMied tho il.n of his p .blic cireer a an oir.gr .witi ot liii eonvia tlons r sp cting thai -loci r tue. ll:i d .pionittt ir cor Vexpon lenc will rank atnu-ig the te-t o bin 1'oliticitl pro-Mictions. HI repe a'i'in a'Mat wid mainly re-t upon bis acts as s-cietrv ol si .le, and it is not in esf-g. rst on to y Iii -I in the a-t ten )nar at ' 1 a-t ne na been the best kuowa A Tier lea a in for eign lands. Secretary of the Treasury Fester: 1 ii ret iu i Mr. 11 sme wo. ii h i h c.m a uieinhr ef tho Korlv--C"iid enjress, and di.r.tif bii six year' Sl-i vice a' sj-aer of ta house ! representatives. At that time he aas In ,u'l hea th snd s nun inceut , -p-ci men, both phy'icsl y an t lueataiiy, of mature manhood, lis carer his he, n one of leodersh.p, an t without doubt lit wiw'wi the confidence, re spcel aai alectioa ot the vat majority of the Amer ican people luore than any man oi bi time. Hie f me is w. n.l- I J J. His er. .rial pnpu'ariiy aud his hoi l uKu the papu ar a t'te t Ion in not cou fined to hi- own psrty. Iii dah will be sincerely nioorD-d. Attorney-Geueral Miller: liisiu-iuin ry to sneaa .I oue, ho le!ng elected to the vice-presidency, b-o mie- reidnt. a an ac cidental preid nt. vVuli r- t'-reti. e t Mr. It a ne it may b truly said that hi failure t he pr..ident vi an accident. 1 he desir of a t a n old c nln-ui.in, bv sll lerat.ou, to msk- a strikmv seilte: c d-f ale i ttio aorttir aiut-iti'-n of a li.etiiu ' d innosiu.tii decree chang d tlfV dircrti-n .f pot. ie art.tirs in the nation. At the f . literal of I.ib1 I Vele.t--r one of his neuhh rsaho lived cear Mamiiticid, okluirn the fa. c oi th." dea I slatc-uia i, sa.d "I'ai.iel .Vetst.-v, the world will be lonesotu hlmut yo-i." 1 he same may be said with propriety ot James O. hlaiii. i Secretary Noble: Jaiues tt. lüaiuw held tbe attention and oorn i minded the re-pect ' his countrymen to a ru' at extraordinär .- degr e more, I ttiins than any other I poli t!i a! le,riere.vc l.me nil or t'.ay. Lik-Cat , hi iüi.ovrer were loving uu 1 euUiiiMitstic, and alike they -ehieved preat iicr- -s, t ut fail d to reach tne summit ot th -ir amlmio i tne i.resi 1 -ncy Mr. Biaine vil highlv iu'e I ctual and refined. He ba i great mental d seiplme and vigor. witU jilivs eal strength, and I he c mrag if hi cou 'et ion. B ai ;ie was an Aiueric.n irmrotigMy and invariably; Be loved oar country and Ii iut tuti ms. His d-slh will he UmenU'd, and tlie w t-.ole nation "ill do his memory bouor. His ctitlca wul not bu in this oountry. ' Affections of the bowe's. eo prevalent in children, cured by Simmons Liver ltf-nlator.