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Execution Executon of Mrs rtrs Place PlaceA
A great gat gr at deal of hysterical hstarlca excitement exciement
bB 8 been ten aroused arus by tho execution eeutin of ortW
tWe tW M woman Gushing Gusing people pople have mct mctte
te together othor awl aR denounced denunce the te ceremony as a aa 3
a a crime olmu Sensational Snstonal newspapers d de depJln
pemllng pJln upon upn the maudlin maudln and the te Ignor Ignr Ignrl
ant l t fr their subscription surpton lists Jts lIt have hav havrkN
Hbrteked rkN themselves black back In the face facePetitions tace facePuttlnit
Ptttll Petitions hare been 6n showered upon CoY Go GoRlt
Rlt Reeepolt Anathemas Anathema have been ben hurled hurledlit hurledat hurledt
lit t tote hi hard and an stubborn stubbr head Every Ever Ever6xpeieRt
expedient 6xpeieRt of cheap chep outcry and vulgar yugarRportUton
pcrUtIon RportUton 8 hs las had Its I turn and yet et the thertorer
murderer is dead deadThe
rtorer
The Th controversy Is one Into which we weIHt
4 4e net IHt care cre to enter Whether hcther assassins asasins asasinsers
jwtaoners ers and an all the rest ret of those thoe who whotake
take human life le in pursuit prit or their varl varIOM van
os o evil Impulses and by the different dierent dierentmlthodR
mlthodR methods suggested SUgfte by their respective rspctvc rspctvcmlfd
mlfd minds should be punished punishe with lh death deth is I Iquesten
a question questen which society clety may take up upwith upwih
with wih profit perhaps perhap when hen some rational ratonal ratonaland
and 111 practicable prctcable alternative alerate presents itself IseJ
For the time tme being we know of no bet bettor better
ter way wa than that which Is practiced practce in inall InsU
all civilized cllzO countries The proposition propositon propositonto
to Imprison these thee criminals for life Ue I Ivery Iver
very ver attractive atrcthe In theory teory but it I hardly hardlypasses hardl hardlyPC
passes r eg muster In practice pratce When Vben we ve con consider consfer ¬
sider sfer their number numbr the strong improba ImprobabUt
blllty bUt of their conversion to virtue Irtue and an anthe
the absolute certainty that they the will wi mul multlply multpl
tlply tpl with wih the Incrcaso Increase of population and andthe anl
the complex organization organizton of modern so society soclet ¬
ciety clet it becomes becomts a very ery serious conun cnun cnundrum
drum whether the State should under undertake undertuke
shouls
take the task of supporting supportng so large laIa a acss
ctass css of dangerous dnng rous and Incendiary drones dronesTere
There Tere may mu be b some good reason reaon why the tht
I orderly the useful and the lawabiding lawabidingeJements lawabidlneements
eJements ements or the community communiy should bo bobr
burdened br ent1 with wih so distasteful and unjust unjusta
a charge chare but no one has yet et made that thatroason thatrolon thatreason
reason rolon clear cler Indeed Indee It I is by b no means mean
certain that In time with wih nothing nothln to fear fearoxcept fer fertcept
oxcept tcept a comfortable and secure confine confinement cnfne cnfnemttt ¬
ment mttt the number of such criminals criminalswould criminalswould
would not exceed exc d the number of those thosewho thosewho
who have to pay for their maintenance maintenanceThere maintenace maintenaceThere
There are many mlny arguments sound and andforcible andforcible andforcible
forcible against aginst the death deth penalty penaly penalyhlve We Wehave Ve
have hlve examined examIne them all al and have consid considered con ld lderct ¬
ered erct them with wih fitting fUn I1ttIn respect respet But the thequeston
question queston returns returs at last to its original origina and andessental
essential essental significance signifcance Are 4re we to consider considerthe considerthe considerthe
the welfare welnre of society or to adjust our ourlaws ourlaws
laws to the convenience of Its Is enemies enemiesIs
Is the murderer mur erel to come first frst in our ourphilosophy ourphlosopll
philosophy phlosopll or shall shal we take steps to pro protect protect
tect the possible victims of that mur murderer murderer
derer It is urged urget we know that ex excesslve excessle
cesslve cessle severity scerly of punishment does not notlesen
lessen lesen crime and that In a way wa Is true rue ruerll
There rll re was as much mue stealing stealng In England Englandwhon
when thieves were sent to the scaffold scold as asthere asthere
there is now when they go to comfortable comfortableprisons comtorable comtorableprIsons
prisons and are treated with wIh the utmost utmstkindness
kindness But we find tnd in this only a proof proofthat proofthat proofthat
that cruelty cmely and ud injustice recoil recoi upon uponthemselves uponthemselves
themselves It I does not prove that the theexecutol
execution executol of murderers is cruel or unjust unjustnor unju t tnor
nor nor does oes It I furnish furish ground for assuming assumingthat oS8umlng asumin
that any an other system would be b better for forsociety torsociety
society For our part we see no reason reasonwhy rea30nwhy
why those who with base and wicked wickedmotives wlcko wickedmotives
motives motc take human life le should Ihould be b made madethe madethe madEthe
the objects objets of our especial es lal solicitude solciude The Thereal Thcreal 1he 1hereal
real point to be considered is the general generalgood ueneralcod enera1 L
good goodMeanwhile cod codMenwhie
Meanwhile Menwhie it I Is dlCIcult difcult to see where wherethe whre whreth
the th question Queton of sex comes in To our ourmind
mind a n woman who deliberately delberately con contrhes
trives the assassination assassinaton of a Q fellowcrea fellowcreature felovcre feilowcreatune
ture Is If possible worse wore than a n man manwho manwho marwho
who does the e same thing thinC Murder is an anunnatural anunnatural I Iunnatural
unnatural act in either ether case cse but in the thecase these th
case se of a woman it I seems the more moremonstrous moremonstrous mor mormonstrous
monstrous and revolting rtvollng The primitive primitiveman prlmlUoman I
man represented represente violence and aggression aggressionthe agregslon agregslonthe
the woman the refining influence Inluence In our ourcomplex ourcomplex ouicomplex
complex civilization civizaton the murderess murderes is a aphenomenon aphenomenon I
phenomenon at once baleful and terri terrilying terrltlnK
lying tlnK
The Coming New Party PartyWhen PartyWhen
When In the course coure of human events event It Itbecomes Itbtomes ii I
becomes btomes evident to a number of American Americancitizens Amclcan Amclcanciizens Amcrtcarcitizens
citizens ciizens that the worlds world topsyturvy topsyturvyand topsytunyao topsyturv3and
and ao the people I ople Insane I mJfle It Is their In Inalienable Inalonbh inalionalele ¬
alienable alonbh right rgbt and may be their ttlr bound bounden bund bunden boundxc
en xc duty to get together to ethlr In some fitting fittingplace fttng fttngpace ftttin ftttinpive
place pace pive and fu d at nome aome convenient time tme to toorganize toeranlzc t torganize
organize eranlzc a new party Prt Only Onl a few per persons perOOI persene ¬
sons OOI are needed ne dtd to found a party pat In Indeed Ind Indeed ¬
deed d t > one person rSn answers for a nucleus nucleusand nucleusun nucleusand
and un when others other lallv lall Hround him there thereis thereIs thenIs
is yo you yotir r party prl It may live long and anI pros prosp prospr prosper
p pr per r and o it may m give up the ghost host at atrly so sowrly s sunIy
wrly rly an age fle that th t its Is friends will wi won wonder WOl wonder ¬
der dlr why wh it took the trouble troube to be born bornA bornA bornA
A number of iron Iren and an women more or orloss or108S o r rloss
loss distinguished dlUnghhed In various varous walks and andways andWt an I IWeys
ways Wt S of life UtepoUtcans lifepoliticians politicians Httarateurs Itfrters la labor labor laher ¬
bor loaders temperance tunpernce promoters Drmottrt c cwho c t twho
who dwcrlb dwcrib ihemuelvcs themle1 as thoughtful thoughtfulami thoghttul thoghttultUtt 1 1tiad
ami tUtt strioue Srll men m menhave nh1e have issued ls a call cl for fora formfetng 0 r ra
a a meeting mfetng in Buffalo nufalo in June Junethe Junethe the month monthof monthor it itof
of leaves lev s and 2154 roses rose alao t the month mnthpelalh es especially e epecially ¬
pecially pelalh affected afeti by b engaged enKIUe couples copl for rorthe forthe to r rthe
the fulfillment of their ther marriage marrl lt con contracts contrcts contracts
tracts trcts It I IB Ii their declared tlare wrpose orpe to toconsWer toconWe t 0 0coaskier
consWer conWe th tJf tki prtaent lrf Jt condition conditon of Amen American AmorlOn Amenon ¬
can On polities pltc and an economies nomlC and what wt tJ tJth i 3 3th Bth
th next n xt thing thlnl to do It Is announced announcedthat announce announce i ithat
that we w are In th the midst m dst of Important Importantchanges Imprtnt ImprtntchangM t tehangeit
changes in political polUcal issues Ilsues and parties partiesand prt a aasti
and aR in social sil and an Industrial conditions conditionsami conditon conditonnl conditionst1441
ami nl that tht an interchange Intcrane of opinion opnion on ontho onIho o xi xithe I
the part prC partaf of thoughtful thohHul and aR serious serou8 men menmay menl menmay
may l l Ie ad to enident eneent action aeUtn In Important ImportantHitKttOliS Imprtant Imprtantdt t tdttuetIhL
HitKttOliS dt dttuetIhLAt HitKttOliSAt MttJI
At the head h d of the list lst stands the name nameof nameIt a aof
of It Hazen S S Pingreo the Reovbllean Reblen Gov Govciritor 00 Go Goersor
ciritor erJor of the Republican Rlpbllf State Stte of Mich Michigan MIC Uek Uek19n I Iign ¬
igan 19n Plngree Pingre Is a reformer ret rmer and whether whetherhfe whetherb r rW
hfe b W activity is displayed dlpfy in urovWIng qro1ln po potato p p ptato ¬
tato patches for or the t Dr ooer > oor In fighting tghtnl th thmil C Crailway
mil 11 railway way y corporation orratof for or reduced r ce faros farosor tar tarrr C Cor
or rr in trying trng to hold hol simultaneously lmultan y the theoincM the th a a0lfltu
oincM oln of Mayor Ior of Detroit and Governor Governorof r rat
of his hi State he Is always nl a ft robust rooll and andaicHc ans an 4 4agile
agile IKt worker We e Hwoect PDIOt that his d dsire dc th fr frsire
flrc sire for a new party is Ii occasioned ocasioned by the Ui e
reluctance rene re reto licence of any a or the existing ulllng parties partiesto prt prtto
to adopt at and aR eland etan by I Ms b advanced advancedtheories
theories Ur th thhi eories Of coarse cnre the unseifisness unenes of ofhis othi
his hi hi s motives Un wit wt not nt be b Questioned QuestionedAt queUono
At Ik Ute bottom btom of the Met Jt swnde sa the hon honored h ho ¬
or ored ed MUM MA ae of William WHm Dean Howelix Hoea of ofNew ofNeW
o orN 8
N New ew York ork a man beloved of the people peopleand pMtpleud peopleM
and a M In s Neh ch fOr with 1th publishing publl tng houses housesthat houeestt
th that at II hh work rk command the highest Of Ofwet Oc1IlH
wet sn es over paid to an American author It ItM ItN
M a little IIU odd to find Howells and Pingr Plngrte Plngrtelit c cin
in th the same boat for no two men arc arcmore arcAMXe
more m ore unlike in natural gifts in acquire acquirements a ure ureJMnt ¬
ments fi esta Ia lift UC or habits We do not know kfcowto ltltowto knowwit
to tosO what party Mr rr Howcite belong but buts butIet butapict
s Iet sO apict Boct that his political views Jews like those thoseof tboIehla
of hIs Traveler from Altruria are some somewhat someWMt ¬
what w hat KcialUtic KcialUticB KdaUstleDflweeR icciaftaticfletweefi
B DflweeR twe n th the names of PIngree and How Howetts HoWell
etts ell el k there to a a notable array of the learned learnedand tearnedaJHI
and a ad unlearned the wise and othervvtee othervhiethRollOpltcrs
pttltoooelters pl and demagogues Among Amongt AmongtlM
t tlM th e strangely IIUa gely Incongruous collection are areexSenator arefOxSeMtor
exSenator ex 5enator William V Allen of Nebraska NebraskaRer XebrnskaRe
Rer Re R ev Lyman Abbott Abbott of X New w York Sena Senator SeMI ¬
I tor to t Marion Butler of North Carolina CarolinaProf CarolinaProto
Proto P rof Ely John P Altgekl of Illlneta IlllnetaHenry I11Inol8Hcury
Henry H enry D Lloyd Jerry Simpson Prof ProfGraham ProtoGraham
Graham G raham Taylor Joseph G Sibley of Penn PeJtnylula
sylvaaia sy lvania Fred Williams of Massa tassaohu tassaohuJoeits hu
stts se tta Eugene V Deb Samuel Gompers GompersCol
Col C ol Hlffelnaon Washington Gladden John JohnBrtobon JohnBrbJben Johnnian
Brtobon B nian Walker and Mrs Stevens Na National
t tkmal ti onal President Pr dent of the Womans Chris ChrllUan
t Man ti an Temperance Union UnionImagine UnionImagine
Imagine if you OU can a platform that thatwould tbatVlouklembodythc
would Vlouklembodythc w embody the views Iews of those thought thoughtful thoughtful ¬
ful fa t and serious men Imagine I the har harmony harmony ¬
mony rn ony that will pervade and hover over overand overand
and a rna nd saturate the convention during its itseltberatlon
0 deliberation de ltbertiona But there Is one feature of ofthe ort1lc
t the th e programme that Indicates the pros preseRe
c enc eRe en ce of a sagacious manager It Is an announced announc ¬
n nounced nounc n In tho call that the members of orthe
t the th e conference will meet behind closed closeddoors ct ctdoors closedors
d doors do ors and give out only such reports of ofthe QCthe ofe
t the th e proceedings as S may be deemed ad advisable advliable adsable ¬
v visable vliableMr vi sable
ri Mr M r Babcocks Work In Currency Reform ReformRepresentative ReformRcpresentaUe ReformRepresentative
Representative BabcocK of Wisconsin WisconsinwiO WIIICqnslnw WIic ° nSln
v wiO w as Chairman n of the Republican Con Congressional congressional ¬
the b best bestpossible st stpossible
g gressional g ressionttl Committee has had
r possible p ossible opportunity t to study stud the political politicalaspects polltlcalaMflects politicalspects
a aspects a of the question of currency re reform rcfonn rerm
f form fo rm was wisely selected as d o member ot otthe ote
t the th e Republican joint caucus committee committeeappointed
a appointed to draft a currency bill li during durIn durInthe
t the th o summer vacation and report it to toCongress toCongress toongress
C Congress C thC ongress at the beginning of the next nextsession nexts
s session se < slon As a beginning of his work and andpresumably andpresumably
r presumably p with a view Iew to finding out outhow outhow outow
how h ow near to or how far from the voting votingnesses otlng otlngIlases
r nesses m asses thebankers the1ankers stand Mr Ir Babcock Babcoekaddressed Dllbcockal1
s addressed al1 a re8M1 a circular to 300 bankers and andbanking andbankln andnking
banking bankln bu nking institutions in his Statein which whichhe whichhe
he h e submitted various questions Q esUons bearing bearingupon bearIn bearInupon
v upon pon various features of the currency sys system sstem ¬
tem te rn to which he invited replies Nearly Nearlytwo Keadytwo
two t wo hundred answers were received receivedSixtythree receivedSlxtythrte
Sixtythree correspondsnts correspond nts favored re repeal repCfiI ¬
r peal p eal and only onl thirtythree opposed the re repeal repeal ¬
r peal p eal of the tax on national bank circula circulation clr ula ulatlon ¬
tion ti on The T e proposal to permit the banks to toIncrease
Increase in creaae their th lr circulation to the par value valueof yalueof
of o f the bonds deposited in the Treasury Troosur re recelved received
celved c elved 110 favorable and 10 unfavorable unfavorablerepiles
r replies Why any sensible business man manshould IJ13nshot
should shot s < ld object to a measure so just so sosafe sosafe
g safe afe and so expedient we do not under understand understmd
s stand s unless nless he is opposed to national nationalbanking nationalbanking
j banking b in toto Eighty responses in Indorsed
dorsed d orsed and twentyeight l ent elsht opposed the in incorporation Incorporation
c corporation c orporation of national banks with a rain rainimum minImum mm
i imum mum capital cf S5OOO S5OOOBut 25O 5000 5000But
But the chief chic feature of Interest In this thissymposium thl3smposlum
s symposium s is the fact that President Mc MeKlnleys Mcinleys McKlnleys
Klnleys K inleys proposal that greenbacks when whenonce whenonce
once o nce redeemed shall
not be reissued ex except except cxept
cept c ept in exchange for sold old actually depos deposIted deposIted
Ited I ted in the
Treasury was
approved by 104 104out 104ut
out o ut of the 113 replies received receledThat
That is the first
step in
any plan of ofcurrenc ofurrency
currency currenc c reform
and we should not be bemuch bemuch
much m uch surprised If that the
were only Im Important Important
j portant P ortant Etep taken before the next PresI 1 1dfntlal
c dntlal dfntlal d ntial election The New York Mall aH and andxpress
Express xpress says of Mr Ir Babcocks work workThese workThese
These expressions representing tho
views v iews of the banking interest In a large
and a nd prosperous State like Wisconsin are
important i ic mportant in that they Indicate a practi ¬
cal c al unanimity u animlty of agreement In favor of
the t he simple recommendations urged by
the t he President In his last annual message me saSI
The T he safeguarding of the Treasury by b for ¬
bc 1 bidding b idding the reissue of greenbacks ex except except cxept ¬
j cept c ept In exchange for gold ought ou ht to be the
first fi rst step In the work of currency currenc reform reformand retormand
j and a as nd when that Is accomplished the feces necessary n es essar ¬
sary sar s ary modifications of the banking system systemcan systemcan I
can c an be undertaken without causing the theslightest theslightest
slightest s disturbance in public or private privatecredits Ilr1 ate atecrEdlts
i credits creditsThere crEdltsThere c
There are very decided difference of ofopinion ofopinion ofpinion
opinion o as to what modifications of the thebunking thebanking
j bunking b system are necessary and It is isprobable Isprobablp h hrobable
probable p robable that the enlightening influence influenceof InfiuenceoC
of o f another campaign will be sought before beforea
a serious attempt is made in that direc direction direction direcion ¬
tion l ion
An Illogical Prejudice PrejudiceThere PreJudIceThere PrejudiceThere
There may ma be glory glor but theres no fun funIn funIn I
In i n being the public executioner exe JJ1locer < of Paris ParisAnatole Parisnatole
Anatole natole DeIbler who has succeeded to tohis tohis t I
his h is fathers father position as executioner has hasbeon hagben ha haexn C
ben b exn hitherto well received In socety societybut socetybut socetyut
i but b ut he now no finds all doors closing against againsthim againsthim agamnslim
bh i him h im and Is obliged obll ed to resign mom rom his hisclub hIsclubLewiston hhlubLewiston
club clubLewiston c Lewiston Journal JournalThat JournalThat JournalThat
That Is the old old story told again againnot a aIn aInnot
not the particular old old story stor that thatwas thatas thatwas L
was as told again at 5 oclock In the morn mornIng morning mornn
Ing 1 n and of which Parepa used to sing singwith singwith sintwith
with that divine voice which long since sincejoined sinceJoined sinc
joined j oined the celestial choir but the old oldstory oldstory ok oktory I
story s tory of mans Inhumanity Inhuman It to man that thatis thatis L
is toM and told truly In every civilized civilizedcountry civl1lzedcountry civilizeountry I
country c or State on earth where the thedeath thedeath tineath
death d eath penalty for crime Is Inflicted The Theexecutioner Theexecutioner Tinexecutioner
executioner the man who performs the thecrowning thecrowning tin tincrowning
crowning act In the long drama that thattakes thattakes tha thaakes
takes t the criminal from freedom to an anignominious anIgnominious at atgnominious
ignominious I death the act but for which whichall which whichall I Iall
all the others would be In vain In is uni universally universally untversally ¬
versally execrated In this country we wehave wehe wi wihave
have no one man who holds that edUce oflleethe oftleetle edUcethe
the United States Marshals in their dis districts dlstrlcts distrlets ¬
tricts and the Sheriffs of counties being beingheld ben benheld benheld
held responsible for carrying carrl out the thesentences thesentences th thsentences
sentences of the courts But these ofll ofllcials officlAls omdaIs
daIs do not perform that th t duty dut in per person person person ¬
son and one ohe reason why wit they do not Is Isthat istlmt I Ithnt
that it would seriously Injure their so social soclal sodat ¬
cial standing standln and render them a grew grewsome grewsome grewsome
some horror to their friends and espe especially especia espedaily ¬
daily cia II to women and children As a rule ruleof ruleot rut C Cof
of almost universal observance the man manwhom manwhom a awhom
whom a Marshal or Sheriff deputizes to toact toact t S Sact
act for him in the final scene is con concoaled concealed concoaled
coaled from view No 0 man whom the theresponsible therHfOnli th S Sresponsbe
responsible rHfOnli omelet could trust to do his hisduty hisdut hi a aduty
duty dut in such sue a ease eas would accept depnti depntizatkm depulization depotiaction
action unless assured that the act would wouldbe wouldbe wou I Ibe
be an Inviolable secret between him and andhis a ahis as ashis
his principal for so great eat IB I the horror horrorassociated horrorodated leorro r raseoclated
associated with 1tl the business H that wife wifeand wlteand wit C Cand
and little ones on would shrink s rlDk from hus husband husbe busband ¬
band be c1 and father if C they ey knew that he hehad hehad h C Chad
had pelted the cord or touched the but button buttOft button ¬
ton to set the Instrument of death in mo motion motion melion ¬
tion tionWe
We think no argument argument necessary neccss4u to todemonstrate todemonstrate t 0 0demonstrate
demonstrate the Injustice of this allper altperdln allperdIng
vadlng dln dIng execration of the hangman or hid hidequivalent hIeqwalent hi 3 3equlvaleest
equivalent the electroeutioner vT vThoademan T Theatlaman l1 l1hd
hoademan hd nan If it be right for society to pro protect protet protact ¬
tact Itself by b potting murderers and cer certain certain contida ¬
tain other clashes CUfeS of criminals to death deathif dathIC deat I Iif
if th the men who make the lairs J ws under underwhich unde undewhleh uneiewhich
which criminals are executed are entitled entitledto enUUdto entitle entitleto
to respect r St why by should the people who whooloct whooat wh U Uelect
oat and nd upheld those men and approve approveof aPflroeot C Cof
of the th laws they raak make put a ban on the theman tbemIt th 0 0mas
man who ho performs the last act necessary necessaryto nee5 nwcesrto lllto
to the fulfillment of sttch laws mWflT Society Societyhonors setHthenors Sec4et y yhonors
honors thu lawmakers and commends the thezoal th C Czeal
zeal of the poHce and the pronovutora prOll tolS in inbringing Inringtng I a ar4ngIng
bringing a onorderer to jostle stIeo UN It ap applauds ap apptauds ai aiplauds ¬
plauds an honest jury for or restating the tb e
Ilnehr1I10 lachrymose la O appeals appt l of couna COU counael for or de defendant deCendent ¬
fendant fe ndant and bringing In a condemnatory condemnatoryverdict conc1emndorenllct
verdict ve rdict according to law and evidencAnd evkleneeADd evidence evidencend
And A nd no official la more esteemed et emed or mere moregenerally meregeneraliT
generally ge nerally and justly popular than the firm firmand 1lnnaJld
and a nd honest Judge who protects society by byseeing bSMiDg b being
seeing se eing that Its rights are not overridden overriddenby
by b y maudlin sympathy or purchased elo eloquence eloQuence tb ¬
bq
quence q uence When after a fair trial a aa ac accused ucused ¬
cused c person is convicted of a capital capitalcrime capitalcrime caPitalime
crime cr ime the Judge pronounces the dread dreadsentence dreadM dreadntence
M sentence tence and is welcomed in the bast bastsoetety t tHd6ty
soetety 5O c14tI as one of Its strongest pillars pillarsAnd pUlClrsAnd
And A nd all this la I right rightBut rightBut rightBut
But of what avail to detect arrest arr 6t try tryconvict tryconvict tr
convict co nvict and sentence to death if there therewer therewere
cow
wer were w ere no one to take up the case whore whorethe whorethe whoree
the th e Judge leaves It And how can society societyJustify socetYj
Justify j e stity tlty itself In making mnkln laws In honoring honoringall honorincaU
all al l the officials connected with ith their en enforcement enoreement ¬
f forcement fo rcement up to the last and crowning act actand a actnd t tand
and a nd execrating execratln the man who discharges dischargesthat dlscharb96that
that th at duty duty11r If the merit of an act performed performedfor
for fo r the public gool and at the mandate mandateof
of o f the public be rated in proportion pnJP rtlon to tothe t tthe
the th e disagreeableness dl agreeableness of such act can cananybody cananybody
anybody a tell why it is less le s honorable to topull i ipull
pull p ull the cord touch the button or wield wieldthe wieldthe wielde
t the th e ax than to pass the sentence or to totake I Itake
t take ta ke part in any an of the proceedings lead leadIng I IIng
i Ing in g up to conviction convictionIt 1 1It
It has been suggested that popular P PUlar de detestation detestation ¬
t testation te station and horror of the executioner executioneris executionerevidence
i is evidence that capital punishment is op opposd oppoHd
posd p osed to public sentiment but this Is self solfevldently sOlreldentJy
evldently e erroneous for or those who shun shunand sbunand
and a nd despise that official or functionary functionaryare
are a re often the most strenuous supporters supportersof
v of o f the death penalty We do not under undertake undertake ¬
t take ta ke to account for the illogical 1lI0i tl prejudice prejudiceand prejudleeand prejudicend
and a nd contumely contumel but are compelled to be believe beUe ¬
j lieve Ue ove that society soclet is in favor of capital capitalpunishment capitalpunlsllment
punishment p and at the same time abhors abhorsthe abhorsthe abhorse
t the th e capital punisher punlsherA
A National Disgrace DisgraceWe DisgraceWe
We confess to a profound disgust for forthe forthe
t the th tho e persistent execution of the recently recentlyordained recentJrordained recentlyrdained
ordained o rules relating to the examination examinationof
of o f baggage bagga e at our customhouses That Thatsuch Thatsuch
such su ch regulations might be beso so artfully pre presented prefented prented ¬
sented ae nted In h theory as to delude elu e an unwary
I
official o in high place is of course con conceivable concehable ¬
ceivable c but how In the light of the now nownotorious nownotorIous
r notorious n facts attending their practical practicalapplication practicalapplication practicalpplication
fl application a a gentleman can tolerate toleratethem toleratethem
t them th orn for or a moment passes our under understanding understanding ¬
g standing st anding They The represent the practices of ofpirates oCplrntes
pirates p irates and barbarians but they the have no noplace noplace noace
place pl ace in a scheme of civilized and repu reputable reputable ¬
t table ta ble government governmentThe
I
The accounts we have from day to day daythrough dsythrough
through t the medium of respectable news newspapers newspapers newsapers ¬
papers p apers and lndlvidualsare enough to make makeone makeone makene
one o ne ashamed of his own country Every Everyfeature Everyfeature
feature fe ature of the system is so mean so ruf ruffianlike ruffianllk
fianlike fi so s abominable the wonder is isthat Isthat
that t hat the Treasury Department can be becallous
callous c enough to maintain It And if ifanything ICanthlng I
anything a could make the situation more morenauseous marenauscous
nauseous n to decent people It would be bethe bethe
the t he allegation freely and publicly pro proclaimed proclaimed ¬
J claimed c that the whole contemptible contemptibletransaction contemptibletransaction
transaction t was negotiated by a few New NewYork NewYork
York Y ork importers for the sole purpose of ofpromoting OCpromoting
J promoting p the business of their shops shopsWhether shopsWhether
Whether W hether there be any truth In this hu humiliating humlllaUn ¬
miliating mlllaUn m iliating Imputation we C do not under undertake undertake ¬
take t to say We Yc are quite sure however howeverthat howeerthat
that t hat the rules could never have originated originatedIn
l In n the mind of any Intelligent Intelli ent and well wellmeaning we1lmeaning
meaning m eaning person They The were not the spon spontaneous spontaneous ¬
taneous t aneous product of good reeling and good goodsense goodsense
sense s nor could they have survived thus thuslong thuslong
long l ong save by virtue of some Inconceivable Inconceivableinfatuation InconceivableInfatuation
infatuation infatuationLet InfatuationLet i nfatuationLet
Let us take from the New Ne York Even EvenIng Evening
Ing i ng Post a few words ords of illustration illustrationNow UJustratlonKow
Now what kind of a place is It on onwhich onwhich
which w hich American ladies la ies are obliged to sub submit submit ¬
i mit lists of o their gowns and undercloth ¬
i ing i it ng to Shaynes detectives and to cus customhouse customhouse cusomhouse ¬
1 tomhouse t inspectors It Is an open openwharf openwharf I Iwharf
wharf swept by b the prevailing winds windstraversed windstraversed
tf traversed t from end to end incessantly Incessantl by <
furious f trucks wheeled by b the stevedores stevedoresunloading stevedoresunloading stevedorexnloading
I unloading u baggage bal l e and freight from the theship theship
ship s sr hip by which these passengers have ar arrived ¬
rived r ived with a floor whose only cleansing
after a fter a hundred cargoes car oes have been dis discharged ¬ I
charged c on It consists consl ts In a sweeping by
a longshoreman The wildest confusion confusionprevails confusionprevails I
prevails p revails on It after the arrival of a pas passenger passenger
i senger s steamer steam r owing to the long deten ¬
th tion t ion of the passengers by b the custom
i house hou h ouse There are rarely enough enou h inspect inspectors inspectors inspectrs ¬
ors o < rs after one of the crowded snips ships comes comen
I In i n They not only examine baggage ba Sase but
they t find contraband or dutiable articles
declared or not declared They The value valuethem valuethem valuehem
them t and accompany the passenger to tothe tothe u
the t he office on the lower end of the wharf wharfto wharfto whanlo
to t o see that he pays the duty This all alltakes alltaItes at i iakes
takes t a great deal of time To finj his hi hiaggage
baggage ba b aggage gage to see that it is got ot together to tofind tofind t tnd
find fi nd an officer to examine It to have It Itexamined Itcxttmlned ii iixamined
examined e er require an ablebodied man In Inrude Inrude in I Iude
rude r ude health For a lone or delicate wo woman womRn weman ¬
man It Is almost as terrible an ordeal ord 1 as m
landing l on a piratical Moorish coast coastAnd coastAnd coastAnd
And again againAnd againAnd againAnd
And how Is the work of examination I Ione
done d one Some of the Inspectors are of ofcourse oCcouree ol r rourse
course c men of natural politeness who
dislike their work and make it as little S
disagreeable as possible but ut the proverb
Like master like man applies to the thecustomhouse thecustomhouse thecustomhouse
customhouse as well as to other places placese
We e doubt If any officer Js ever exhorted i
by b his superior to be oolite or considerate considerateor S Sr
or o r to consult the sex e or character or place
of o f a passenger PAs5en r In the community communit The Thewhole
whole tone of the service Is I rude and 9n bar ¬
barous and uncivilized The lesson the the theofficers
officers are taught Is constantly to be in t
rigid to be suspicious to see In every ever everpassenger r
passenger passenger a possible smuggler smu Jler and treat
him or her accordingly in manner and ant
action actionAs actionAs I IAs
As ve see the matter this whole bust business buslNs5 bustnss ¬
ness Is nauseating nouseatl and discreditable We Wedo Wedo W S Sdo
do not believe that
any customhouses customhousesIn S Sn
In i n the civilized
world
are conducted
upon uponso uponso 1 1brutal
so brutal and so vile a plan The system systemis s stem stemIs I Is
is I s not 1ot good for either the
government or orthe orthe o r rthe
the individual It Is a national disgrace disgraceOur disgraceOur disgraceOur
Our English friends complain because beeau e
Joe Choate didnt ldn t warm up and sey Sft I I
turkey turkeyThe t1 ttrkeyThe rkey rkeyThe
The Kaiser vould ould
be b
considerably an annoyed annooo annoyed ¬
noyed If he could hear a Washington au ¬
dience applaud God Save the Queen QueenJhe QueenThe
1 The he persistency perlst ncy with which Annie Clark Clarkobserved Clarkobeened tiar tiarobsereed
observed her he oath end protected the negro negromurderer negronnrderer negr S Snwrderer
murderer of her sister furnishes rurnlsh a new ne
theme them for the writers of fiction fictionFor fictionFor fictionFor
For some 5ornystenieus mysterious reason reesoxje the Thom Thomasville ThomasvUle Thomasvllle
asville correspondents reglect to furnish tumid
the remarks of the barber oor r who shaves shavesr shave S
Mr r Hanna HannaThe HannaThe HannaThe
The horrible crime of Mrs MmsPiaee Irs Place and an ii I
her he punishment will oon be forgotten forgottennotwtthstnn I Inotwithstanding j
notwithstanding notwtthstnn lng the efrort efrortot of the yellows yellowsThe eHows eHowsThe i iThe
The Republican nominee nomln for forMayor Mayor of 0 r
Chicago is not finding John J hn P Altgeld a avaluable avaluable I avaluable
valuable assistant awistantThe auistantThe assistantThe
The picture pl ture of the Texas Tezasgirl girl Bryan Brya n
didnt kiss has found Its way Into the thenewspapers thenewspalJ2 th e enewspapers
newspapers The young oung woman Is much muc ii
better looking than the St St Louis girl girlwho girlwho gli l lwho
who started Hobson into the business businessJerry busnessJerry businessJerry
Jerry Simpson has selected seleetedatitle a title for to Ir
his book Jerry always was quick In Inapplying Inappl1n I a aapplying
applying appl1n names namesHon namesHon namesHon
Hon Billy Masons antipathy to Civil Clv ii
Service Comrairsfoi er Procter may pos possibly P05 P05stbl poesibly ¬
sibly stbl be due to the fact act that the latter latterwas InttfrOS latte r rwar
was OS at one on time a Cincinnati hotel clerk derkEditor clerkEditor den C CEditor
Editor Kohlsaat suggests that Editor EditorWhltelaw EditorWhitelaw Edito Cr CrWhitelaw
Whitelaw Reid can get even with Tom Tox 21
Platt by not wanting anything But Butthink Butthink Bt it itthink
think ol f the punishment for Reid In Involved Inoh1X1 In C Cvolved ¬
volved in this plan planThe planThe planThe
The Windsor Wln or Hotel was twentyfive twentyfive5ears twentyfiveears C Cyears
years ears old old It was erected before raueh rauehattention muehattention race h hattention
attention had been en given to fireproof fireproofbuildings fireorooCbuildings ef efbuildings
buildings buildingsAs buildingsAs buildingsAs
As soon S as an Ohfo Republican Is men mentioned mentioned mentioned ¬
tioned In connection with the Guberna Gubernatorial Gubornntoral I Itortal ¬
torial nomination he 11 invests Inv sts In a railway ratwa 7
ticket Uek t to this town lownBetween lon11Deteen townBetween
Between those conflicting dinners In InNew InXew I a aNew
New York and the municipal mixup in inChicago InChIcago I IChicago
Chicago Mr tr Bryan will be sure s Te to find findrural findruml fin finrural
rural campaigning desirable desirableThe desrlbleTIle desirableThe
The returns from the Pennsylvania Re Republican RepUbl1ean lIe 0 0publiena ¬
publican primaries are favorable to Quay Qua f
and a n Mr Ir WanamaJte Wandm s organs say the thepeople theve theeople
people p are losing Inter Interest eat In the voting votingStrange otInG otInGStrangelort
Strange Strangelort S trange sort of people peopleTom peopleTom peopleTom
Tom I L Johnson has taken tak n a fresh freshpianfB freshpbuJp freshange
pianfB pi ange Into J fO Ohio politics Itics He should see seeto seeit te tet
to t U that hie life preserver pr frer 13 on straight straightTh straightTIN
Th TIN demand for nor Cll relics has fallen fallenoff alienff
off o ff to seen such an extent that one of the theNew th thN theew
oN
New N ew w J Jersey rs y manufacturing manufacturln establishments establishmentsbaa
baa h as b bean a < m compelled to close down downGen downOfn downGen
Gen Joe Wheelers book may mai niafiot not ot be become bectme ¬
come c eme popular in army circles bat but possl posslS possIblY
S bly bl y It was not written for the experts expertsIt expertsIt
It seems that Col Jack Cnlnns private privategraveyard privatesraesu privateraveyard
graveyard sraesu g is used for the burial of people peoplewho peoplewho
who w ho die natural deaths deathsWhy deathsWhy deathsWhy
Why does CoL WatUrson waste so soi somuch sonch
i much ra nch time In trying to save the Demo Democratic Democratlc Demoratic ¬
cratic c Party vhen it is so easy to start a anew anew aew
new n ew one oneThe 03eTerackJess oneThe
The TerackJess reckless cigarette smoker should be bequarantined bequarantined beuarantined
quarantined q from the lace curtain pre precincts precincts prenets ¬
cincts cinctsHon cinctsHon el nets netslion
Hon Billy Dill Mason Is compelled to do doconsiderable
considerable c hustling ip order reer to maintain maintainhis maIntainhis
his h is position as a topliner in political politicalvaudeville po1l tlO1 1 1audevlUe
vaudevilleThere v vaudeville audevlUeThere
There is in some quarters a tendency to toplace toIac
p place Iac a a discount on the heavy hoa responsibil responsibility respouibllItY ¬
ity It y the newspaper correspondents at atTcoDflsvlUe
TeosxisviHe T and Jekyl Island have as assumed
sumed sumedWo sumedWe s
We were quite prepared pI pared to hear that thntAdmiral
Admiral A dmiral Sampson has a very nr poor p r opinion opinionof
of o f newspapers new perS and newspaper men They Theyhave The TheMve Theyave
have h ave an exasperate exa peratl way of printing the thenews thenewS
news newsIn newSIn n ews
In the mean meantime time Georgia Geor in climate is is se securing securIng ¬
curing c a choice bit of free advertising advertisingTom advertisIngTom
Tom Ochlltrees loss in the Windsor WindsorHotel Windsorotel I
Hotel H otel fire consisted principally of an au audience audience
dience d ience for or his stories storiesFighting stontsFighUn
Fighting Bob Evans has contributed
a chapter to h ti the book recently r ently Issued i suetl in indefense indefnse
ftd
defense d of Admiral Sampson The public pUbllcsems
seems s to be a a trifle stubborn in n this thl thlnalter
matter matterThe nalterThe m atter
The burning cf the Windsor Hotel was wasbad wasba
bad ba b ad enough Inou The Th horrors yellow cUow journal journalIsm JournalIsm journalrn
Ism to rn would add are uncalled for forMr
Mr Depew says S he has learned some something somJthing
thing t new from the local real estate estntSngEnts estateagfnts
gents a Quite a neat compliment for the thereal thereal
real r eal estate men menHon me1Hon
Hon Perry Belmont was presumptuous presumptuousin
in i n sending sendln a dinner Invitation to Mr MrBryan Ir IrBITan
Bryan B ryan without first sending his 21 2i I to toCoin toCoIn
Coin C ola Harvey HarveyThe HarveyThe
1 The young oung lawyer aw er who entertains his hisfriends hisriends
friends f with the particulars of his first firstcase firstCC
case CC c oad is nev nel never < ir able to understand the thenervousness
nervousness n of his auditors audltcrsI
1 English I II lIsh Iltcruils IttCruISFrem IltcruilsFrom
From P ron Chamberss Journal JournalAs Jeurna1As
As to the reasons why wh men enlist they theyare the theare theyre
are a re very mixed and as many man as the men menAfter
After A fter a smart cavalry regiment or a bat
tery t ory of horse artillery passes through a atown aown
town t own young oun fellojvs teJlovs think that they would wouldlike wouMUk
like Uk li k to look so handsome brave and andgrand an1grnnd
grand g rand and enlist simnly and solely for frrthe rr rrlhe
gt
the t he sake of the clothes Others join jointhe jointhe
the t he army In order to see the foreign foreignparts foreignparts
parts p arts about which they have heaid heaidchums hemJchums
chums c speaking who had returned to their theirnative theIrnathe
native n ative villages upon up n furlough Then of ofcourse ofcourse
course c ourse there is often a she In this thl as in inall inall
ca
all a ll other matters There has been a lov lovers Io ¬
ers e ms quarrel and the young ounG fellow enlists enliststo I
to t o spite the young woman or his father fatherhas fatherhas
has h as put a stepmother r over him and he hethinks hethinks
thinks t that a barrackroom will be less lessdisagreeable lessdisagreeable lessisagreeable
disagreeable d than hLs home Some be become b bcome ¬
dc
come c ome soldiers because they cannot set setwork g getork t twQrk
work w ork others because they do not like likework JiIework
work w ork and think that a soldier has noth nothing nothIng ¬
ing i ng to do but dress well and knock about aboutwith aboutwith
with w ith a cane caneOthers caneOthers
Others believe that the red coat like likecharity likee likecharity
charity e arlty will hide a a multitude of sins sinsthey sln slnthe
they the t hey have not given satisfaction to their theiremployers theIremploers theIrmployers
employers e or they have broken the laws lawsof lawsoC lawsf
of o f their cotinlry cOlmtr and enter Its service In Inorder L
order o rder to hide themselves > s Men en enlist for forthe foxhe
the t he queerest reasons Once a patient in a amilitary a I
military mIll tar hospital told me that he dId < so soin soIn sen C IC
in i n order to have a military funeral an anhonor anonor m
honor h onor that the poor clew soon obtained obtainedHo obtainedHe obtainedHe
He was in n consumption when he joined joinedbut jolnebut joinedut
but b ut by Eorae EorJ trick or another he managed manage manageto i
to t o sham tho doctor Another man gave gaveme gf1ve gf1veme C Cme
me as his reason < n for enlisting that le hewanted lewanted lewanted
wanted to learn J arn to read He had escaped escapedso ecape I
so S So O successfully the School Board Inspect Inspectors lrspectors Inspectrs ¬
ors o rs and had been such a truant when a n
boy b oy that he grew up quite Illiterate Be Beng ¬
ing i ng ashamed of his ignorance he thought thoughto
he h o would learn something quietly in a amilitary umllltar a
military mllltar school schoolCuriosities schoolCurloiil schoolCzrIosIiIs
Curiosities Curloiil is of Divorce DivorceFrsn I nurct nurctFrotl
Freer the Atlanta Constitution ConstitutionSome COImltutienSome ConstitutionSome
Some curiosities In divorce have made madetheir madetheir c ctheir
their appearance lpp rance in Kansas City CityMr Clt CltMr CityMr
Mr Frank S Wing of the Wing Mer Mercantile Mercanthie er ercanUle ¬
cantile Company for instance makes a aplea aplea xi t
plea which seems to have been founded foundedupon foundedupon
upon the greenness of his youth outh In 1SS2 1SS2he lshe 1S 1Sie
he l ie married a charming young lady lad of oftwentyelpht ofhventyeiJht ol
twentyelpht he being at tho time one oneyear oneyear C Cyear
year younger In the years rors which fol followed followed ¬
lowed he discovered dls overed several things which whichshocked whichshocked I
shocked him severely seerel Instead of being beingtwentyeight beingtwentelght bein c
twentyeight at the time of her marriage marriageshe marrIageshe marriageshe
she was forty and instead of being a amaiden amaiden xi L Lmaiden
maiden she was a relict of two previous previoushuabands preIous preIoushusbands previourhushands
husbands The climax came however howeverwhen howevervh6n
when Increasing y jlrs ars made the lady ex extremely extremely ¬
tremely religious and she joined the Sev Seventh Seventh 5eventh ¬
enth Day Da Adventists whose peculiar Sab Sabbaths Sabbaths Sabbaths ¬
baths upset his previous calculations of ofweek ofweek ol rI r
week days daysThe dssThe daysTire I
The second secon Kansas man who has trou troubles troubles troubles ¬
bles which weigh him down is William J JMcKlttrick JIcKlttrick JMeKlttrlck
McKlttrick His complaint is that his hiswife hiswife hi C Cwife
wife Ir I the opposite of religious and that thatshe thatshe t tshe
she has a longing for or the stage sta e She is isyoung isoung ix I
young oung is goodlooking and has frequent frequently frequently ¬
ly h been complimented upon her voice voiceShe voiceShe
She has made arrangements to and Is Isat Isat I 5
at the present time about to engage In Inthe Inthe ix ixthe 1
the profession of an actress says he hewhich hewhich liewhich
which will take her away from the city cityThe clt cltThe
The wife acknowledges that her heart Is Isset Isset b 3
bt
set upon the stage and that she will not notfight nottight fbI fbIfight t
fight the proceedings for divorce divorceThese divorceTlese
These two stories but Illustrate the theplayground thepla the theplayground 0
playground pla gTound which Is made of the court courtroom courtroom ¬
room In order to gratify the whims of ofdisoraarly otdisorc o f
disoraarly disorc rly minds With Ith the divorce courts courtsalways courtsa1wa a
always a1wa s open marriage loses half its itssanctity Itssanctlt it S
sanctity and the Influence of such Keens Keensuron license licensecroon licenseupon C
croon the next generation Is hard to esti estimate estImte estiTue ¬
mate
The War WarTnxes WarTnxesPlM1 Taxes TaxesPrK TaxesFreer
Freer the Philadelphia Reeerd ReeerdIt RetardIt
It appears from a tabular statement statementof t
of the Internal Revenue Bureau that the thetotal thetotsl tb tbtotal e
total receipts under the wartax lair up upto upto u uto
to February 1 1880 amounted to C 5SiZ t1 t1lL 2 219L
19L IM The distribution of the tax was as asfollows asfollows a afollows S
follows For stamps on checks dOCt documents dOCtIn ¬
meats In t5 and patent medicines J563i34 13iti40 13iti40beer 4tj 4tjbeer i ibeer 1
beer J39WI400 lI400 special taxes 4233 Unil7 Unil7ehars 7 7cigars
cigars and cagarettes U 2502058 0 tobacco tobaccoand t tobacciand o oand
and snuff JS1CK1 SSlI Inheritances Inberltan es tsI5 tsI5exeJ 51351 51351excise
excise exeJ e tax iSOi 380274 This Indicates Indkat an anannual Anannual 1 n
1C
annual revenue of upward of UGGOo9 1otiCOanrom UGGOo9from C
from rom the th war tax tax and at the rat rate at atwhich atwhIch a awhich t
which tie l e expenditures of the govern government governnient overn overnmeat ¬
meat are ur Increasing it will be a long longtime longtime Ion
time befw beflJ there can be any hope of a arepeal t1repeal I Irepeal a
repeal ol te law lawAn JawAu lawAu
Au OiIlouB Alliance AllianceFor AilianetFMt AllianceFre
FMt t td lcIpUI CoI melCfll CoandalAtieai CoandalAtieaiFor tal talFor
For a a republic r pu Jic like America merka that has hasjustly hasjustly ha hajvsUy
justly earned the admiration atlmlr1Ltt n of the civ civilized cI cIIUfttl cIitized ¬
ilized world for or its magnificent and suc successful succ ¬
cessful c ul form orm of government go rnment and an which whichchallenges wblehehaJ10nges whbc whbcthallonges ii
challenges the history of al time for a antiing aftt aflung
flung ftt llg comparison to unite on term terms of ofequality orequality a C CC
equality with Ith any monarchical govern government governnient oern oernmoot C ¬
moot of the old world indelibly stained stainedas 1 1IS
as they are with the cruelty and wrongs wrongsof wrongsor IS
of centuries c nturies would truly be a union wrongCf of ofthe orthe c cthe Cf
the eagle and the vulture vultureForces vultureloreeailcro lItureForeeaOiler
Forces ForeeaOiler ter i Discouraged IHicourazedFfa IJllcouraedFNa1 DiscouragedProm
Prom tie AtluU OoMU QII tbeetiUon tbeetiUonAn UUon UUonAn tauQIIAn
An exchange events w vnnTs b to know if the po political JIG JIGlUteal pelitleal ¬
litical sky will be clear by 1500 We W dont dontknow dontknow don t tknoW
know The spring sprin blizzard killed all the theweatlier thewtlat1fr lb C Cweather
weather prophets down this way wayAre wayhe waytrcTleyAslianhrd
Are trcTleyAslianhrd trcTleyAslianhrdPrsn They The A hI 1iMntrd 1iMntrdFTMB I14 U d dFnc
FTMB the e Srtat9 1f 5etaeW = elii U Rtpoblkaa RtpoblkaaThere RtKiIbllcuThere RepsblksaThere
There w 1 no doubt about It Jt the Republi Republican RepubUean I Ican ¬
can Party Is hopelessly split Senator SenatorHoar SenatorHoar In InHoar
Hoar hM > tiore followers Than ban they the would wouldlike wouldlike woui 4 4like
like to admit
OnaKallroad OnaKallroadHurrah 011 Ii la1roAd la1roAdFNa Itailnoadpre
FNa pre the ltic itImseI B d nay nayHlrrah TluHannah
Hurrah for the South The President of ofthe otthe c ef efthe
the United States will next come from fromGeorgia fromGeorliln trot a aGeorgia
Georgia
ENDOP E MARTHA PLACE PLACEElectrocuted
Electrocuted E for the Murder Murderof Murderof
of Her Stepdaughter StepdaughterDEATH StepdaughterDEATH
DEATH D EATII CAME TO HER LIKE LIKEA A FLASH ILASllPbrjlclunl
Fliyslciuni P Declare that It Was 115 Ins Inllon Inllont1lIJCODIIAIi an
tuneuosAll Details of Execution Ex cDtJon Con Concludell Coneluded
ducted wit rlth lIh Ii Quiet and lTccl lrecblunOnly lrecblunOnlyThrec lonOnT
Three Minutes frara rem the Time She Left LeftIltr
IlcrCell Iltr Cen Until All Ill 11 Vai WII Over OerExhiblted OerExhibltedltmarkl1ble OverltxiilbltedlItmarkablo Exhibited ExhibitedKemarkable
Kemarkable Calmness In tine Ordeal OrdealNow OrdealXor
Now York March t rch 20Mrs Mrs Martha MarthaPlace IarthaPlaco
Place P lace was executed at Sing St f Sing Prison Prisontoday prnwmtoda
today toda t She was the first woman to dk dkIn die1ft
In the electric chair In tho State of Xew XewYork XewYork
York Y ork and sfc e went to oher her death quietly quietlyHer quietI quietlyer
YH I
1 Her H er death was Instantaneous InstantaneousBut ln tananeous tananeousIt
But It two shocks were given eft State Eke Electrician Eketrldan ¬
t trician tr icIan Davis 1ft threw down the lever at ex exactly exactlv ¬
s actly a etly U ntt a IB The voltage volta e of the cur current current curent ¬
rent rent r ent was 1110 1 and It wa was continued for forfour tortour
four fo ur s seconds nds It was then gradually rnduall di diminished diminished ¬
j minished m iniohed to SO voltage olta < e which w was s con continued CCn CCnUnue ¬
tinued ti nned for fiftysix IUt IIit seconds secondsDr ecoadsDr
Dr Irvine InIne the physician of the prison prisonexamined fillOne
examined e ex amlnetl the woman and then ordered ordereda
a second shock That was the same as astie asUe
aU tie U e first in power and continued for the thesume thesmc
sume sa me length Ifn h of or time Th Thi second s ord shock shockhas sheekha shockas
has b as always rl as been administered at Sing SingSins StngS1n Singing
bS
Sins SinsMrs S1n S ing
S1nes Mrs es Place murdered her stepdaugh stepdaughter st aulh aulht ¬
ter t te < r Ida M Place PJae on February 7 7IS 7lIS
IS 138 1 lIS Sho first threw arid In the girls girlsface elrlsface girlsace
face f ace and then smothered her This was wasearly wasearly
early e < In the morning in their home In InBrooklyn InBrooklyn inrooklyn
n Brooklyn B She welted wltt = d the entire day for forher forh forer
her h er r husband hr sband to to t return and then attacked attackedhim attackedhim
him h im with an ax fracturing his skull and andotherwise anJotherwl andtherwise
otherwise otherwl ho o seriously riously Injuring him Place Placehowever PIlichowever
however h owever recovered recoveredMrs recoeredtrs
Mrs trs Place was convicted and nd sentenced santencedto
to t o death Mth but she never for a moment momtntlIued be believed beeved ¬
lieved li tli eved she would be electrocuted She at atfirst atfirst
first fi rst claimed she could remember nothing nothingof nothingoC
of o f the murder and later the plea of in insanity Insanity n nanity ¬
sanity s was submitted in her behalf It Itwas Itwas itas
was w as not until Thursday last that Warden WardenSage 1ardenEt V arden
Sage Et S age ge announced to her that Gov Roose Roosevelt Roosevelt Reeseelt ¬
velt v elt had absolutely refused to Interfere Interferewith Interferewith
with w ith the course ot justice and that she shemust shemust
must m ust die on Monday MondayPassed MondayIasscl1
Passed Calmly to Her II rr Ordeal OrdealIt OrtlenIt
It was a great teoJt shock to the woman but butduring blltdurIn
during durIn d th the last four days she bore up upwonderfully uponderully
wonderfully w well She suffered suf red in two twoways twowas
ways w ays after she learned learnt d that she must mustdie mustdie
die d ie from sleeplessness and from loss of ofappetite ofappetite
appetite a Again yesterday the Warden Wardenvisited Wardenvisited
visited v isited her so that there might be no nomisunderstanding nomIS111derstandln nomisunderstanding
misunderstanding and told tt d her that she shemust shemust sheust
must m ust be b ready at U oclock Monday londaymorn londaymorning morn mornins mornng
ins i ng
insShe ngShe She was ready at that hour and no noone noone
one o ne who watched her could understand understandwhat understandwhat understandhat
what w hat change hnn e must have taken place in inthe Inthe
the t he womans nature to so dull her senses sensesthat senseshat ense1that
that t she could RO o to her death so calmly calmlyand calmlyand
and a nd impassively as Mrs Ir Place did It Ithad Ithad
had h ad not no been expected that she would do doso doso
so s o The last woman condemned to die diein dieIn
in I n this State went to the gallows shriek shriekIn shriekIn
In I ng and an fighting but bu Mrs rs Place hardly hardlyuttered hardlyuttered
uttered u a sound She merely murmured murmureda
a prayer with closed eyes her face turn turned turned ¬
ed e d partly upward and seemingly uncon unconscious ¬
scious s cions of o things about her h herThis r rThts j jThis
This was the twentslsth electrocu electrocution el trocu trocuUon ¬
tion t ion at Sing Sing prison but none before beforewas beforewas beforewas
was so S successful as that of today toda Not Notonly Notonly
only o nly was there no scene but there was no nodelay nodela
delay dela l elay Within three minutes after com coming comIng ¬
ing I ng through the iron doors th6 order or er of ofthe ofthe
the t he law had been carried out outThere outThere outThere
There were twelve witnesses present presentand presentand
and a nd only onl those who watched every eve 1 move movement movement movemont ¬
ment witnessed Mrs Irs Places death Few Fewwere Fewwere
were able to see s e the raisins ralsin of the body bodyas bodyas
as a s the electrical shock wassed through throughit throughI
ai
it i t It was as only when the thecurrent current was waspartly waspartly waspartly I
partly shut oft that they could see the thebody thebody
body b ody relax r lax It was as an easy way to die dieHer dieHer
Her Ia Int t Nlfriit i lgeit II Kisllc 1k litlcs litlcsOn s sOn
On Sunday Sunda Mrs trs Place had her regular regularattendants rebUlarattendants regularattendants
attendants and during the night ni ht she I he was wasvisited wasvisited C
visited v isited by b her spiritual adviser Rev Dr DrDavid DrDavid
David Cole of Yonkers and Mrs Meury Meurya ury uryn
a mission worker of Brooklyn wlo has hastaken hastalen
taken t a great interest In the womans womanswelfare womanswelfare
welfare Mrs Irs Sage the Wardens wife wifealso wire1lso wifelso
also a lso spent an hour or so with her but butat butat I
at 930 9 Mrs Irs Place was left alone with withthe withthe I
the t he night matron Mrs Irs Coultry Coultr with two
keepers in the outer room roomThe roomToo
The condemned woman was very rest restess ¬
less l ess Outside a terrific gale was blowing blowingacross blowingacross
across the Hudson which rattled the thewindows thewindows c
windows In the gloomy old hospital hospitalbuilding hospitalbuUding hospitalbuilding
building where Mrs Irs Places quarters quarterswere quarterswere
were located There was as a a driving snow snowtoo snowtoo snowoo
too t oo and several times the woman went wentto wentto I
to t o her er window to watch the storm storm She Shedid Shedid C
did not retire until 230 > And after that thatshe thatshe
she s he was up several times to pray
Never for a moment did the matron re relax relax reax ¬
lax l ax her vigilance Mrs Place was fol followed folowed i
lowed l with watchful watch Cui eyes e es for the twenty
four f our hours that preceded her taking off
It cannot be denied that Warden Sage Sageexecution Sagewas c
was anxious In the extreme r regarding the theexecution i
execution and it was with this in mind mindthat mindthat I
that he ordered every precaution taken I
to t o Insure the best results He Il sent Rev
Dr Cole to her at 915 J5 this morning first firsinquiring
inquiring i whether the aged a d clergyman clergymancould ch > rJman rJmancould I
could stand the strain Dr Cole assured L
him that he could and was so full of ofsympathy otsympath ofsympathy
sympathy for or the woman he had known knownsince knownsln
since sln < e she wa was a child that he was ag anxious anxiousto
to be with 1th her and comfort her to the theend theend
end
Promised to Meet Dcutli I talh Bravely HravelyDr BravelyDr
Dr Irvine also visited her In the morn morning mornIng ¬
ing I ng and with him was a woman physi physician physician ¬
cian who had been sent to attend the theexecution
execution at the suggestion of Gov GovRoosevelt Go GoRoosevelt I
Roosevelt Mrs Irs Sage was the last of hor horfriends h hfriends he hefriends
friends to say sa goodby goodbyDuring goodbDuring
During the th last few remaining minutes minutesot I i iof
of her life Mrs rs Place was again and andagain andagain an L
again urged to go bravely to her death deathand doothand deathand
and she promised that she would She Shetold Shetold n ntold
told her pastor that she believed that her hersins hersins hexsins
sins had been forgiven antI asserted her herfaith herfaith hexfaith
faith in the hereafter She was buoyed buoyedup buoyedup I Iup
up with 1th this Teeling when the Warjlen Warjlencame War n ncame C Ccame
came for her to lead her to the tlJ chair chairSite cbalrShe chairShe
She was dr dreud a d In black a gown that thatshe thatshe thatshe
she baA made herself htr lt simple > and plain plainShe plainShe plainShe
She had expected to wear it at her h r new newtrial newtrial nentrial
trial or when she s received her liberty She Sh t thad
had been proud of this gown and tho those thoStWOO < se sewho t twho
who had rn n it on her said 1 that it fitted fittedher fiUelher titt I Iher
her well A white band was around her herthroat herthroat be bethroat
throat and her h r light brown hair now nowtuning nowtdnlng acetzning
tuning gray was wa brushed back smoothly smoothlyover srnGOthlyover r rher
over her forehead toreb ad It was as clipped away awayonly ayonh r ronly
only where the electrode was to fc fcplaced lplaced ic S Splaced
placed placedMrs placedMr placedMrs
Mrs Place said simply that she was wasready wasready a aready
ready and the Warden took her arm in InhlB in n nhis
his They went slowly through the de deserted des dcaerted ¬
serted s rted old hospital hO ltal building bu dlng along several severalhallways teveralhallway severs I IhaIIvays
hallways and finally through the last cor conrider <
ridor of all On either tJtb side the murderers murdererscells mUnrecsUs murdererscells
cells < Us were draped with heavy curtains curtainsand curtainsand curtainsand
and the procession proc lon moved more quickly quick1 quick1throurk
through this dismal d mal place placeMeanwhile Ia IaIeanwhile placeMeanwhile <
Meanwhile th the witnesses wlt had teen call called caJlC aJl aJled ¬
ed into the death chamber The Th electric electricapparatus tlectrlcapparatus r rapparatus
apparatus had been eiL given Its Anal teat teatand testarid
and all were Wff waiting with suspense su nse for forthe torthe 01 01the
the coming of the woman Suddenly th thside tM tMside theskit
side door through < h which the party would wouldenter wouldnter woule I Ienter
enter nter was a8 thrown thr lim < open a keeper stepped I
in and called for another keeper and andturned andturned anne I Iturned
turned rapidly away awayIn awayIII awaylit
In the Death D lth Chamber ChuherThe ChamberThe ChamberThe
The keeper returned and wa followed followedalmost t8l1owedalmOt i ialmost
almost at atotee ocee by Mrs InI Place leaning g
heavily on the Wardens arm Hr face facewas acewas ac 0 0p
was p very white her head uplifted her hereyes hereyes ha r rclosed
eyes closed clo ed The white hlte band around her herthroat herthrot be r rthroat
throat seemed scarcely whiter than her herface herfUe he r rface
face faceThe
fUeThe
The Warden held her arm closely with withhis wltbhis will hi hihis
his and with his other arm he supported supportedher aupportedher aupporte I Iher
her Behind came the woman attendantone attendant 1tteooantJIIone I Ione
one a physician the other the day mat matron matron matron ¬
ron Rev Re Dr Cole came earn next next and after afterhim atterhim alto r rhint
him were the two keepers keepersAs kepenlAs keepersAs
As they came over the threshold Mra MraPlace MnPlace rs rsPiaee
Place gave no sign of fear nor did Id the theeven J he heven In C Cseem
even ven seem to know what wan > about to tohappen tohappen t 0 0happen
happen The Warden held her up stin stinmore 1fttnmore ttl II IImore
more firmly and the woman assisted auIlt her herto herto he 5 5to
to the chair She picked her way almost almostlike RlD08tUke et etlike
like a blind woman across the short PQce PQcethat 9ace 9acethat c S SthUtt
that separated her from death She vna vnagently wugently we a agently
gently pressed down into the frame and andDr andDr an d dDr
Dr Irvine who wa Was In waiting Iltep steppe stepped steppedIn ci ciin
In front of her He motioned to the thewomen tilewome1 tla 0 0women
women tad t nd th they y came up on either side sideIt sideIt skit skitIt
It wok but a moment to strap her in inThe In InThe inThe
The edge of her skirts ctrts wes 81 lifted Utt J quick quickly qule quleIY ¬
ly the stocking drawn down over lu1ekt her hershoe ht1IthOe he 1 1shoe
shoe and the electrode fastened tattn d by one on IC
of orsi trio thouomen women to the right leg Than the theskirt tMlkJrt thedrt
S skirt si drt was dropped The Th head cap was wmsclamped wasclamped wasamped
St clamped cl sicl amped on on the straps buckled across the theface UtefllCe tie tiece
face fa fahe ce and nd a pad dropped over tho fore forehead fo fobeed foreed ¬
t head he hesk ed Two women stood with outstretches outstretchesskirts outBtretdleJskirts outstretchedirts
skirts sk skflo irts with Dr Irvine and a male mal attest attendam aUftdmt
dam flo at on either side 2Jde almost shutting huttIm out oatthe
floth the th e view of the th witnesses wltn s and the signal ahaalwus signalas
was w as given
All II Over er In a Moment Iom nt ntQuicker
Quicker almost than a flash the elec electrician eIeotriclan ¬
t trician tn tnst iclan threw down the lever The body bodystraightened
straightened st stin the fingers gripped tightly tlghtlyIl1to
i Into in insh to the palms and the little prayer book bookshe
she sh e held In her left hand was drawn jlrawnacross Icawaross
across ac acth ross the wrist Xo one on had expected that thatthe tAtthe
the th thth e chock weak uId b be given 11 so quickly and andtho andth
tho th thw e body was relaxing relaxln almost before bct Nt the M Mwltn0868
t witnesses w were conscious that the ex exeai cu utIon
l tion tl on had occurred urrd urrdOnlj
Only the womans mouth was wn visible vls1bi and andIt sadchanged
j It itth changed merely mere In the drawing down of ofthe orthe ofe
t the th e lips U and a little darkening of the thekin thekin thekin
s kin Mrs Irs Place had murmured as sh shwas she shewaCi
was w as seated In the chair God help m anne InfGod <
God G < od have mercy mercyThere mertjThN mere
Ge There was as not a sound after that that not noteven ROte
even e ven n a moan The Th visible effect ot the theshock tMshock
shock sh ock was less than ever has been ob observed ob observed
served se rved In th the death house before There Therewas re rewas
sew
was w as not the slightest sli htest distortion of the thefeatures thefeatures
features f eatures tho eyes were covered co retl and when whenthe whenthe whenhe
the t he straps were removed they were still stillclosed suncJosfld
closed closedOn cJosfldOn c1 oed
On the second shock the body straight straightened 9trallJitn
ened e n ned out again a lft and a little foam owed ooetedeest d drom
from fr rom eest the lips When hen the t current was wasshut wa washut
shut s hut oK the body reposed re naturally in the thechair thechair
sc chair chairDr chairDr c hair
Dr Irvine called upon the woman phy physkian phrsreian
skian s to make an examination which whichshe whichshe
she si ne did die by merely mere1 opening openl the waist and andplRcin andlacing
placing plRcin p her stethoscope steth COIHt between the foiO foiOof fol1or foke
of o f the dress over the heart She per performed
of
formed f her h r work quickly and then the thtother Uuotber
other o ther physicians were asked to complete completethe completethe
the t he examination Dr Irvine pave Ye It as AShs 5
his h is opinion that death had been in inatantaneous Instantmeous intantaneous
atantaneous atantaneousAutopNv stantmeouslItlJl s
AutopNv 4tttojsaoi lItlJl itNil Fostrnnrtcm Examination ExamlnrU 10 10The
The body bod was allowed to remain in the thechair thechair
chair c until alf the witnesses had retired retiredwhen red redwhen
when w hen It was taken to the autopsyroom autopsyroomand nutop room roomand
and a nd a a postmortem examination held No Noop
one op o ne was present but the ooerating ur urgtons urgtOns
g gtons eons and their report was sealed and andwill andwUl
will w ill be filed In Kings County together totethnwith
with w ith the other documents relating to the thewomans thewomans
w womans omans death deathThe
The autopsy au tops was a rapid one and al although although alhough ¬
though t no information was made public publicth publicthe
th the t he
indications
ar are that the organs wer werfound were werttfound
found f in u healthy condition The In Insanity Insanity ¬
sanity s plea entered In behalf of Mrs MrsPlace Irs IrsPlace
Place P lace had never very favorably fnorabl impress impresaed
ed ee l those who knew the woman best bestHer hostHer
Her spiritual adviser Rev Dr Cole Colewas Col Colwas
was w as one of those who never for a mo moment moment meent
ment m ent thought Mrs Irs Place was anything
but b ut a sane woman and this was 8 the theopinion theopinion
opinion o also of Dr Irvine and finally finallyof tInal tInalof
of o f the commission appointed to inquire inquireinto InquireInto
into i nto the condition of Mrs rs Place PlaceDrs Drs
Dana D ana and an Polk PolkThe PolkThe
The body was placed In a red box and andwas andfiS
was w fiS taken to the Sing Sing station stationwhere stationwhere
where w here It was shipped to East Millstone
X Is J Dr Cole was asked a ked to olllclate at atthe itthe
the t he funeral but he felt that he could not notstand
stand s tand the strain He promised to be bepresent
present p pt resent although he could not conduct conductthe conductthe
the t he public service serviceFILIPINO stliceFILlPI
FILIPINO FILlPI JO FIGHTING FIGHTINGA FIGHTINGGraphic
A Graphic Description by Capt W V G GJate GUUlC4 CIaxcerGpi
Jate IaxcerGpi of urnn GPU F 1 A Y Greenes Stair StairFroa SinffFron StafTran
Froa F ran the few Ywk Independent IndependentThe Independentrhe lndependenLThe
The Filipino method of fighting seemed seemedsomewhat selmelsomewhat seemedomewhat
somewhat s peculiar to us 1 saw several severalnight 8con1uiht
night n ight engagements which began pre preclsely precely
clsely e as the engagement enga cment of Saturday
February F 4 i Is reported to have begun begunIt be un unIt
It I t was the custom of the Filipinos at atsome atsome alome
some s ome time during the night to open fire fireon fireon
on o n the Spanish lines and keep It up for fortwo fortwo
two t wo or three hours The Spaniards from fromtheir fromtheIr L
their t works would reply in the same samemanner I I
manner and a large amount of ammuni ammunition ammuniion ¬ I Itlon
tion t ion would be expended by both allot sMeswith sHeswith 3
with little result beyond a few men menwounded menwounded I 3I
wounded w ounded and possibly one or two killed killedSuch killedSueh killeduch
Such S uch fights as these were of almost almostnightly almotnihtly
nightly n occurrence and I have no doubt doubtthat doubtthat L
that t hat It was a a fight of this kind that the theFilipinos theFilipinos theFilipinos S
Filipinos began on the thel night of Febru February Februar Febmuny ¬
ary ar a ny 4 4According 4According 1 1According
According to their custom they prob probably Nobab1 probbly ¬
ably a bly considered It over when they theystopped theystopped r rtopped
stopped s firing and never for one moment momentsupposed momentsupfosed t
supposed s that the Americana would con continue on ontlnue ¬
tinue t the battle the next morning and ad advance advance adance ¬
vance v ance to the attack When that happened happenedthoy happenedth I Ihoy
thoy th t tu hoy were not only surprised but utterly utterlyunprepared utterlyunprepared uttenI
unprepared u They had never been In the thehabit thi C
habit h hf abit of fighting fibht1n or seeing civilized troops troopsfight troopiJ1ght S Sight
fight f outside intrenchments and It was waabeyond wasbeond 3 3eyond
beyond b their comprehension that solJtera solJteracould solJI rs rscould C Could
could c ould be got to advance across the open openand openand a and
and a nd attack fortified positions Tho exper experience experence ¬ I
ience i ence Is similar to nothing In their his history hisory ¬ I Itory
tory t ory and the lesson while It Is a severe aevereone severeone t tne
one o ne was as necessary and will have a most mostsalutary mostsalutary mos t talutary
salutary s effect trect on all future dealings dealln 1I be between LetWten beween ¬
tween t tb ween the Americans and the native The Thebelief lhebelle S
belief b elief that the Americans are afraid be because bcause beause ¬
cause c ause they have treated the Filipinos fair fairly fairly ¬
ly l lh y has been rudely dispelled It probably probablyhas probabbhas probablyas r
has h as become very apparent to them that thatthe thatthe thathe
the t he American troops are not to be trifled trifledwith trlfted1th trifle I Iwith
with 1th and that the commanding commandln officers officersare offieersare ofilcerare
are a re thoroughly able to enforce their or ordera orders orens
dera deraTho dersThe d ens ensThe
The great mass of the Filipino people peopleincluding peopl peoplIncluding
including i ncludingthoae those of education and wealth wealthwould weRthwould wealthwould
would welcome an American protectorate protectorateAgulnaldo PtotectoratAguinaldo
Agulnaldo is a bright shrewd intelligent intelligentman InteUlg intelligentman nt ntman I
man and realizes that an American pro protectorate Ilrot proectorate ¬
tectorate t torate would deprive him of power and andauthority tndauthority ansiuthority
authority a In the Islands and so I 18 op opposed opposed ¬
posed p osed to it The socalled Filipino re republic repuhllc reuhiie ¬
public p uhiie exists only on paper and I am amglad amglad airlad
glad g lad to see that Agulnaldo has come out outm cutIn outn
m i n his true colors as the dictator which whichhe whichhe winiere
he h e has always alwlsbcen been and dropped the thepretense thepretense Ih Ihretense
pretense p retense of a republic and a a Congress CongressThe ComressThe CongressThe
The situation becomes much clarifk 41 > by byhis byhis by byis
his h is action and will be better understood understoodin I In
in i n this country The Tagalos are about aboutthe aooutthe L Lhe
the t he only people In the Philippines who whoare whoare where
are a re supporting him and while It IK true truethat truethat trwhat
that t hat they comprise the majority of the theinhabitants theInhabitants the
inhabitants i of Luzon they are not very verynumerous vYnumerous ve veumerous
numerous n in most of the other island islandIJ l islandst laootol laootolI
IJ I t must also be remembered that a large largenumber lal1C8number largeumber
number n of the Tagals are opposed to toAgulnaldo toA te teAgulnalclo
Agulnaldo A lnaldo Having no navy or boats of ofany oCnnv o t
any a ny description it would be quite impos impossible Impossible Imposible ¬
sible s sible ible for him to extend his power to any anyof artYoC arlf
of o f the other Islands IslandsCoeducation IslandCoetlucatlon islandsCoe4uctloi
Coeducation In Public I > utJllc Schools SchoolsPwn SchoolsPro8I SchoolsPia
Pwn Pia ike be Brooklyn Ka Paa PaaThe paie paieThe te teThe
The nonsense about the necessity for forseparating toreparating cii r rseparating
separating boys boy and girls In our public publicschools pubtleS C Cschools
schools S hools is heard h < rd again a aln This time tlm it te teErasnus faErasDus ic a aErasnus
Erasnus Hall that needs reformation In Inthat 1ftthat Ii a athat
that school the boys and glrl girls study under underthe underthe r rthe
the same roof Down town they are ar sent sentto sentto son II IIto
to separate s parate schools The best way to dl dlpose dtp dis dispose
pose of argument against aln8t cooducatien cooducatienamong ceod tJoft tJoftamong a aamong
among children Is to force the logician to toopen toopen t S Sopen
open his eyes and If need b be put on ona ona ox IL ILpair
a a pair of spectacles F tacle and look at the pupil pupilIf pupUaIt I IIt
It he h find that Erasmus Hall exhibit a agreater aeater a agreater
greater eater degree d ee of crime and vice than thanother tbanother that S Sother
other schools in the conduct of Its It classes ckuweshis clua cluahl p phis
his point is made unless somebody mebOdy dia diacovers d dcovers dlicovers
covers that the crime and vie VIM are lu 411 to tolocal tolocal 0 0local
local conditions and that coeducation coeducationhas coeducatlonhas ii iihas
has nothing to do with the matter Hut if ifhe Iehe I IC IChe
he finds that the pupils there act very verymuch Yelmuch ng V Vmuch
much aa human being beinlfa In of the name rae a ace aceact ag e eact eact
act in other place placu If he linda nds that the tiNmart tb S Ssmartness I Iamartneaa
smartness mart and morality are up to the thestandards tiletandanlll tk e estandards
standards of the other oth high school w hte htecase bI8cue hi o oelse
case is lost And it Is Just as well that lu t be beshould 1MIhoukl In S Sshould
should own in advance adn that it Is lost Tbe Tbeassociation nenasotIaUon Tb e eassociation
association of boys and girtH In their theirstudies tMtrstudl6 thel thelstudies
studies is I proper It euros the girls utr of oraDC7lWn Mhw MhwNancyiKn Mis S SNancyhirn
NancyiKn aDC7lWn it curtiS the boys of bashfttl bashfttlneaa baJtbttlloeM I Imess
oeM it gives to each a better betu r undemand undemanding uD4erwcandllt2 ua4erstneileg ¬
leg of the other and heightens h1It racpeet It Itcreates Itereate I it itcreates
creates something metblftg of a studious tudtou rivalry rjvIr r ror
for or no boy wants to be beaten beat In his reci recitation reettAUOJUI ice I Itatloiti ¬
tation by a girl and the girl nan hu a m mchlevoofl lt ltchievOO8 eats e echievooce
chlevoofl pride in beating btatJJt Ute boy This Thfeaacodatlon Thisa TInI Is IssSOdktion
aacodatlon a I J preparatory preparat ry for th the longer longerand JOAlWand longs a aand
and later association a that will tli com come in inadnlt I a aadeit
adnlt years ears and that are to be a as much muchcooefdered maehcontdered awe 11 11considered
considered In fitting the boy or girt for forsocial tersoell Is en ensocial
social er r f distrial actrtal life as is a montal montalequipment montalequlvment U Uequipment
equipment equlvmentTbe
Tine Cl OfrrJns OfTsnlngoSong OfTsnlngoSongPreen Tiering of S sIII sIIIinc < tnj tnjFrees
Frees tie DHttit t JMKuL JMKuLTho JraLThe lserisiThe
The musts mulli commit commitelnger
connim1ieeXow HXOW here J a asinger
singer who whost enunefcilon enune enuneh1Ion Ion to j perfect > rfet You Youcan y yean Ye Yecfl
can understand und nd heriulte her tuft iuite readily r wb 0 0shetbega n nshe
she shetbega shetbegaThe sing singThe M p pThe
The committee on church cmarcbW dtaeiiiltfte dtaeiiiltfteVfttl dIstbpII dIstbpIIWell
Well W JIJ < It we go employing ringers woo am ci in inr4Itly
b b readily y understood weve ew got t to rfevi rfevithe r rthe 5 5the
the hymnology to conform to our creed ore II
thats that alL
I ICecopt 1tcvptio 1tcvptioPies rccptl YO YOFr e eFro
Fro Fr Pies tte tb Yataa 1 1 futeufiu futeufiuBfll tattLan tattLanBillThe u uUttITht1
Bfll UttITht1 Tho follow has some very gosd go 4
IpMW IpMWJill ItI ItIJIUYea lOses lOsesJIllYes
Jill JIUYea Yea ho must have a tot of bright brt bnigi ht
triend friend
BEUIOST REPLIES TO BRYAN BEYHCO9TTXCKD BRlAIO BRYANcnnhiwnn
O CO9TTXCKD FKOM PttST PACE PACEocMbty PAGelltl PActebbly
ocMbty d lltl b ftaMCfeUKj asssclattsids tout teate u tovirsi brnlC brnlCrntYal rin < obo i irerfral
i rerfral re virsi of Dunmratia control trol ba bat batublic i ipuWlo r
j pttbtte p ublic < t astlofts doM tk tM eaarftuocs of otre hks ilk ilkar I ITo
i are ar a re not transitory transitoryTo traUOlTo
To To the tXftaMUNHi Uoa MMte d to you youIndividual oi oidividimi 1lt
I Individual In ontataw 0 have Jaay
not i kI berdered r con consMerrd t n
s sMerrd si dered you replied that thatunderstand > > 1 1ncMmalWl c cnderstand >
t understand u how indhrktoal Indl opinion oplriorbe ogirtore caj
1 be b e fenorod in a poUtioU gathering gathersnThen
Thou you proceed to contrast contrastopinions contrastpinions Onl J1 J1oplnlo88
opinions < o with otto to empha emphaiz emphaizntagonism < iz h hand 1antacool
t antacool a ntagonism and sia1Iy y denier rh rhand nhnd
i and ai nd I cannot with propriety join 1 r rtica t tlUtral 1IIttrel
1 lUtral U tica banquet t given in honor of Inrr Inrrracjr trrracTs brrcys
j racjr racTs ra cys patron select selectNe Nt NtXn t tu
Xn Ne u N il uf f I IR in ne I lkonnr lkonnrYour > l o ir irVour
Your oar contention Is that th the Oi hIJ hIJphttton ti tilatform 3 3platform
platform p i latform applies JeffrraMtaa Je princiu princiupresent pnrINprllleRt pnncttLcieeeM
present p ieeeM conditions and that thatnticleed b botJO botJOentklwd u ucnttetod >
cnttetod e that platform in IU > ajpl ajplto alJ ai aieoeiditlons > i ito
to conditions ortottar lxlltlD thins t years aNi a athen atMft ar arhen
then t resisted ed your candidacy an for th ft ir irMoney hJd I Ioney
Jd Money oney thref thttrefre r my presence at atosed it itposed h 1 1PG6eI1
posed p osed dinner woeld not honor nor th lIhr lIhrClMtest a r rgreatest rI rIreatest <
greatest g reatest Democrat DemocratThe DnnJCrTIM DmzcntThe
The course of CTtttU will prKy prKyprove prt prtrove rt I Iprove
prove p rove your undorMamtlnr UD erIcan41 of tl th thons > r rttons I Itlons
ttons li < ons of Individual opinions to TVnu rn Tnior Tnioratherings > n ngatherings r rptMrtap
j gatherings g and it in therefore thfftfo n tf r euired r rqutred rquked
qutred q uired of me JtOwtto now Ho indulge in a > 1 r rurse u uCOUTM 1 1COUIH <
COUTM co urse on the relations in your j > l j jemporary > o otemporary otemporary
t temporary or permanent per nt euestu qIfatr qIfatrOn qvestleOn > rs rsOn <
On returning turnl from the Chicago Cbteagon r rtion rtion
I tion tl on I explained my coarse > in a puM pu p > r n ndreag 1dreM aress
dreag d ress to my constituents and J1 justi justirotest ustif tir > r rprotest rprotHt
protest p rotest OH the ground that lejir lejirexecutive Icga t I > Ijp IjpeXfCutlv8 x xxecutive
executive e action In enforcing n th et n ILl ILllatform l lplatform
1 platform p latform would k be an assault on o i iand ind
and a nd savings vlngs bring on silver HJHWVT HJHWVTHsra nnnn nnnnsnn
Hsra I snn and impair the obligation of oftracts ofracts
i tracts tractsI t ractsI
I thereafter contended wherever I h hopportunity t tpportunity
opportunity o < that Insltfence bv t tUnited taiLed
United r aiLed State on the coining rat mci mcio I r rto
j to t o 1 would be the grave of Intrrrarii Intrrrariibimetallism intrrratinsetahlbem
bimetallism b ami that If Europe Europes n i iits
its it s mints at 1418 II 14 and thi this g gvernn gvernnersisted > v rirr rirrpersisted
i persisted p ersisted In the ratio oC 1C 14 the ivi iviwould rv rveek
would w eek be as in WW and the lnit lniti lnitioukl i S Swould
would w oukl be left with only a subsidiary subsidiaryency r rrency
i rency r
Replies AI nn InillrltlHoK InillrltlHoKI
I answer you a as an individual anti anticommitting ti tiM
M committing the orxanlsation of wii wiam i iI
I am President No copy of your i ior 1r
or o r this reply h has been seen n by any ens n nber cier
ber b er of th the Democratic Club an ansi l at atntil > i iuntil
until u ntil after the reply han keen mail J i iou to toyou
you y ou
youIt ouIt It Is not practical for me to rvli i ithis
this t his letter the substance of wlnt I it itritten u uwritten
written w ritten or spoken durtnir or sine ln tli tliPresidential tbresldenthel
Presidential P campaign In rejranl t tChteneo thicaro
Chteneo C hicaro platform And anel Its many jh jhami 1inti
ami a nti although I do not In any way ay r rnlze rizt
nlze n izt your right to question my l Ineno > m > r rI ram
I am sending you by this mall a ir irwhich
which w hich correctly give gives th list ef < r rthine > e ehing
thine t which hiss Men puWUh pubiaherl n t 1 Ire i iare
i are a re at liberty to indicate and r t < n nportion t tortion
1 portion p ortion that te unpatriotic unthnlra unthnlranAmericitn r T TunAmerican
unAmerican u or in conHlct with th I Iocratic Icmatic
ocratic o cmatic creed as set forth In J Jeffrce Jeffrcerst nVro nVroilrst
ilrst fi rst inaugural address addressPERRY ggfmY
PERRY BELMWT BELMWTDISCUSSING BELMCiNTDISCUSSING
DISCUSSING GREAT ISSUES ISSUESMrllrynn ISSLESMr
Mrllrynn Mr ltryncti Spunk nn Imperialism Trusts TrnsNMou TrustsMoney
Mou Money y H mmcl l Income Tux TuxChattanooga issChattanooSa
Chattanooga Toxin March S > Hn V VJ vBryan
J Bryan was the guest of tV ix Ury UryBirthday hryirthday
Birthday B irthday Anniversary Club a demoiraii demoiraiiassociation demOcrettissociation
association a of this city today A hr hrlyattendeo LeTC LeTCyattendeel
lyattendeo l reception was ten tenieri < lerrl M MBryan c cBryan
Bryan and Coy Benton McMilin McMilinthla Mrhlitinhis
thla t his State nt the Southern llot 1lotl l durn durnthe durcc durcche
the t he afternoon This evening Mr Hrvu Hrvuaddr 1r 1rddressed
addr a ddressed 3d an audience of 60W 40 peop peopi at atthe e ehe
Auditorium GoY McMUIIn OM OMKreMinan C CgresainlUl
the t he City
KreMinan John A Moon and othr cii ciiinguliheel < ll lltlnguished
tlnguished t Democrats of Ttnn Tennessee ec oc occupying o oopying ¬
cupying c the rostrum with the uprak speakr speakrMr r rMr
Mr Bryan discussed the HMUMI issues lfra lfrathe 1sf re rehe
the t he public touching upon the income tax taxtho tathe
tho t he money question trusts the tanUi standxarmy tanUiarmy <
army and Imperialsm following in insimilar In1 In1similar
similar to those of its recent spe spesi spesiSpeaking vii viiSpcaKIng
Speaking of Imperialism Mr Bryan aJ aJOur
Our nation 1 tempted to eipart < Kp rt frjm frjmUs frinets
Us i ts standard of morality ant siipt l > pt a apolicy e epolicy
policy of criminal aggreSsIOn But Ibid win winit wIit
it i t yield If I mistake not the antImHi antImHiof ntimrnt ntimrntof
of the American people they will ppuri ppurithe spurihe
the t he bribe of Imperialism and by r rtsi rtsing w wIn
In l ng temptation win scott uoh a victory a ahas < 1has
has not been won sine the batik of ofYorktown ofYorktoWn
Yorktown YorktoWnThe
mum mumUnited lhflum lhflumpine
The frclbla annexation of th
necessary to make tii tiiUnited
pine Island 1 reel
United States a S world power For ov o r rten
Jin ten iiSi decades o our nation has been u wor worp worth worthpwer
p pwer war During lt briet eiidtenC titenc it h hexerted hi hiexerted
exerted upon the human race an anmore Induen Induenmore
more potent for good than that of all to toother tic ticother ¬
other nations of the earth comMmU comMmUIt itd itdt
without u uword 1 1sword
that inltuence
It i t nan exerted
sword word or Catling Run Mexico and th r rpublic rpubiIe
public of Central and South America t ttify ttIfY
tify to the benign Influence of our lismu lismutioiw liiii iii iiihone
hone while Europe and Asia give lv vi vidence c cdence
dence of the working of the leavcu of if alI alIgovernment U Ugovernment
government governmentIn
In the growth of Democracy we we r rserve rerve
serve s the triumphant march of an il ilan tIan >
an Idea icie that would b be weighted weight < l hs > wu wurather cc ccrather
rather than aided by the armor and wea weaons venfl3
ons O fl3 proffered profferedbe by imperialists ImperiallstaFIGHT imperialistsFIGHT
FIGHT ON DES MOINES SALOONS SALOONSIf SALOONSfTixoy
If I fTixoy Tlioy DoNfitCraio Do NctCeaso KusincM by April 1 11ronctulloii l1redtIijfi
1ronctulloii Will Follow FollowDCS tollewDes
Des Moines Iowa March 2JA1 Ahl tf tfsaloons tL tLsaloons
saloons of De Des Moines were today fl flfeel
fled to ceas cease bu business ln by April 15 I r sifT sifTprosecution inprosecution
prosecution The Tle notice was n rvl rvlRev riRev
Rev II H Abrams of MarxhuUt MarxhuUtagent MarshsI1tuvagent
agent of the AntiSaloon L Leagu Leagulie agu aguHe
He makes the point that th thc saloon saloonkeepers Ja1O1keepers
keepers have not complied with th pi pivisions jlivisions
visions of the new eod cods adopt adoptcd < l i by y it itlast r rast
last l ast Legislature which provides that thatpetition thatpetition
petition of consent must be sigreed IKF KI t tper C Cper
per cent of all th the voters oter at th tin > i igeneral t tgeneral
general el eictlon tlon and permission Kr Krfy t tby
by fy the Board of Supwvtaoni befor j r a aloon c coon
loon l oon can be opened openedMoat openedMoat
Moat of the saloons were in opa opaprior opi a aprior
prior to the adoption of the nw nwand nwand <
and have not thought It n neossary neossaryobtain ji ar arobtain
obtain a new petition of consent oonentCiibauud consentCuba
Ciibauud Cuba and Iliiinmiltf IliiinmiltfNot hliitiisteltyp
p at lisia lisiaNot
Not long age It wa was the fashion In Intain r rtale
tale circle to doubt the sincerity of ofmanlurian a amanitarian
manlurian inottre In the war warSpain
Spain Th The proof la now too j bunjar bunjarbe I Ib
be b questioned < Our troops In < UIM UIMleavinK i iieavlng
leavinK for home nptdly and our f fin > r rthe
in the island will U be re reduend lu l to a aaicareKate n naggregate
aggregate Tt rb > ram of UWOW UWOWand i islid
and silver coin ka heSs keen forwr forwrHavana furwrxIlavana
Havana to enable the Cuban iit iitreturn
return to cfril life Over Overexpended M r 00lis < h4 t texpended
expended in faralaMag ration tn tnban I C Cban <
ban army and to the destitute T THeanera Ta I r rsteamers
steamers are coiwUnUy enga ensav ensavtralulpofttbOfl i itransportation <
transportation of these suppiio 1uPPl 1uPPlC A Af
C f Cuban men women ami amihave < t Z Zhave
have been fed hi y tsw Unite < l Sta Stasome ttit ttitsome
some Une Uses and t ties e entire cost of Cflion < h htion
lion furntaiMsd furnhabedisatlastecnle i at l a t 2S ccntx ccntxln > I IInsurgents
Insurgents ln urKnU have Wen doth dothsick clothed > i iMelt
sick receive treatRMrstt and m mriktr mriktrPostal iicr iicrAmerican >
Postal fadlitIOl bate been era Z ZAmerican
American agent bat M fir u aChit pu or orcivil
civil edicts ar ate ftttd by nativeOne native nativesOaootthieTIsingttudL
One OaootthieTIsingttudL OaootthieTIsingttudLPrea of tJie Thing Abn zaJ
Prea tb sstkd L LDr
Dr G W WI maig K hM lust recevl rec I m V Vskin It Itskist
skin el a mossier snake seek sent by f fGwnr tI tIGeorge
Gwnr George from Manila which he ha I Iollice f fotJlce
otJlce of the Bortliard BuiMlng uidlng Th Thfe Thhe >
fe over twelve feet lew basic and at th thpart Ito C5 C5part >
part J Is twelve Incken across muknif muknifbody nsakabody
body about fe Sour r lade in dwm dtameer fr T Tskin iTh iThskin
skin 1 is o coopiots mpleto from the hd to th Ye T 5 5and J Jand
and In perfect condtttoa The Thetfler yotall > 2dier °
tfler who s sent nt UM akin kln giveeount give a I IeoentoftiskIllestoftlshcbo
eount eoentoftiskIllestoftlshcbo of th killliii of thltf ko li liha > < < J Jh
h ha w was on 0 guard nomr Oen otis < xl hrii hriiquariors > i iqti
qti quariors rt n when the httKO saake J5C mau mauappearanee mauc mauc1pplszaae
appearanee movig ovtoK tonart cantO cantOhat V Vboa
boa wa waco perfeetiy tedUTerrot to roi midid urx urxr
r ulaU ia and did W act even Yels ha hacoonurstgn t teoosstrsIgn
coonurstgn and ad to 1 the sent niln in i ik ikbQOt Uk Ukabout
about bQOt 10 yards tone and an W WmoUr 5 1 5 O Orsotlw
moUr bolter An abets w was g git githi > v < n nin
in abort order the kauvdcr gtredrwith w wwith
with three b beUas tt t UirMNesi hUn h hneck bead 3 3Yn °
neck neckMab
Yn the rIlM rIlMMabelAre
Mab MabelAre l A r jttt goteir to t rotvra ti tilieMI the > p0 p0fWtd
fWtd ring 1 1Piereeco
Piereeco eh has Jest WnLCe her hergtigemesttI
gtigemesttI haveWL clded I
lieMI prooow to you now and I lhs lhsId
Id Jwt hantl It over to you u > av w1

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