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DEA Ai?rIm7mP!i to an asenev offer? i wan$ aifagent iujour locality to work on t»iary or commission. I will give you a $50 ap ^■^" d lf7>uar?lnL^cd. 0 cSclo 8 C e , M i cent* to cover mailing expense; for full particu tern, contract and two sample,, the regular price •'W^SlWlo the «r Mayor, Postmaster, Express Agent, or any business honse. if we do not hoar from you at once, I shall Hu ' *' 08,t, °Yourstroly OU t0 ed(vtn b. lord. j , Elders' of the Mormon Church THE SPREAD OF POLYGAMY of Have Again Appeared in This Stale. Every Political Party in Utah Haa One or More Representatives of the Church on the Ticket—A Convert Secured Here. The fact that polygamy is again sanc tioned by the Mormon church and that this evil is also on the increase, recalls the appearance of the four elders of Lat ter Day Saints in this State not less than a year ago. These descendants of Brigham Young and Joseph Smith first made their ap pearance at New Castle, this county. It was on November 17 that four meek looking men made their appearance at that place. Tbe actions of the quartette led to an iavestigation, and when it became known that they had been endeavoring to gain a number of converts in the vicin ity amongst the feminine portion of the population, a committee of angry citizens awaited on them, and tbe result was that the precious quartette suddenly left l town under threats of being subjected a coat of tar and feathejrs. . They concluded to New Castle from their neared at Armstrong'eCCorner,near 1 dletown. Here they were not found until they had converted their boarding mistress, a Mrs. Thomas Hanby. They later attended the Armstrong church. o( which Rev. Dr. Moore is pas tor, and as their object was known they were informed that tbeir presence was not required in the vicinity. It was learned this week that a num ber of the followers of the Latter Day Saints have again appeared in different parts of this State, and the indications are that if they try to gain any converts, they will be summarily dealt with. It is a well-known fact that polvgamy has not been stamped out of Utah. It still exists in that State, and there is abundant evidence that it' has the sanction, practically open, of the Mor mon Church. There is evidence, too, that the managers of the church arc quietly seeking to obtain full political control of the State. Polygamists are candidates for offioe on each of the tickets new in the field. The Utah Presbytery asserts its knowl edge that polygamy still flourishes in Utah, and that there a thousand or more children have been born of polygamous marriages in the last two and one-half years, since Statehood was granted. The present candidate for Congress on the Democratic ticket, B. H. Roberts, is openly charged with having three wives. His friends retort that the Republicans who are so loudly denouncing him arc not consistent, in that they have had no word of condemnation for Republican candidates who are well-known to be as persistent and active polygamists as the i Democratic candidates. ' These charges led to a close scrutiny of the Populist ticket, and it carried the name of at least one polygamist. ! The unanimity with which this class is represented on the three tickets has 'RiinwRtPd that thp managers nfth«n»r | tiefhad been making strong bid. for the J' I oolveainist vote I When the Mormons are charged with i persisting in their obnoxious practices they demur to the charge, but do not den v the allegation. Thev eav that since October (i, 1890, no polygamous mar-1 riages have been solemnized under church sanction, and this statement is probably incapable of successful contra- to diction, but when a B ked if members of the church who were polygamists prior to the public renunciation'of the doctrine hv President. Woodruff in S«nt«mhpr I j890 are still living unlawfully with : their plural wives they evade the ones tion and declare that a man's private ! family affairs are his own business. be Tn npppmhpr icon tUa Fir«t lVpwi. | deney o "™e ChurchconsIsttngofWii. ford Woodruff, George O. Cannon and! 'Joseph Smith, together with the full I quorum of the Twelve Apostles ad : dressed an humble petition for amnesty ! to tbe President of the United States, ifi ! which tnev recited that President Wood ; puff had in September 1800 **in an I guish and prayer to God received per mission to advise the meiiibers that the you law commanding polygamy was hence forth suspended, that this was ratified coal at, the Remi-anniiiil ennferenre held Or- Me tober tiTf the sa,r.e vea™and that tile Mormons desired to be at peace with the tai Government and in harmony with their ~ i fellow-citizens not of their religious faith." Then the signers pledged their faith and honor fur the future Bond con. duct of the members it ' So strong an impression did this plea for relief from disabilities imposed ap- gets pear to non-Mormons, and so contrite was the spirit seemingly expressed by a the language, that the then Governor l wt and Chief Justice of the Territory and It j numerous other Gentiles indorsed it, President. Harrionn isunpd a nrneliima. I neck , tion oMuU amnesty 11 <jn 6U Ianuary C 4,l™93 1 conditioned upon "the faithful observ- 1 old j ance of the .'laws of the United Statesown against unlawful cohabitation, to all per- w | .sons liable to the penalties who since November 1, 1890, have abstained from 8U such unlawful cohabitation, but upon j theexpress condition that they shall in ■ Here ! future obey the laws of the United I | a , o(Q „ i,a™;-i,„f... „„ m »,i „,,a I ier the to ke the dust of I. and later ap Mid out a .. __, lawsof tlic United I husk. States, iiereinbefore named, and not ' er be President Cleveland supplemented the j 1 otherwise." j Executive clemency of Harrison with a ! l, iat ; similar proclamation on September 25, 1 1894, based on evidence furnished him chuck. that the members of the Church were a abstaining "from plural marriages and ' ' ur polygamous cohabitation, and are now i as livina m obedience to the laws." a Nothing can be more free from ambig- ^ uity than tbe language of the conditions ant implied in the plea for amnesty and the chuck conditions imposed in the proclamations should issued by two Presidents of the United States. No line of distinction was It drawn—as had been the case in the orfg i " al VniM Slates statnu-s-between ^ offenders under polygamy, or the con trading of plural marriages, ami offend- now, «r B under unlawful cohabitation, or the maintaining of plural relations. I 1 nil i moth pardon and amnesty were granted alike U P t0 each cla88 ot offenders against the law, j j »nd both offences were forever prohibit 'j ed by the conditions imposed by the two proclamations. In proceedings brought in October, 1891, to have all church propeity that , had been seized by the Government under the provisions of the Edmunds Tucker act returned to the church. Wil ford Woodruff, Apostle Snow, President Joseph K. Smith, and Apostle Lund, each severally, gave testimony to the effect that the manifesto of September 24, 1890, ratified October (i, 1890, was in cohabitation a^mucli as polygamy. It is true that a transcript of the proceedings shows considerable reluctance on the part of the leaders to make their testimony so ; sweeping against their cherished prac-, tires, but the attorneys brought out the i complete and absolute definition, and the official record now exhibits that not j only were polygamous marriages cease, but that polygamous relations were j also to cease. Again, on May 1, 1895, when the con-1 vention to draft a constitution for the proposed State of Utah was in session, and an amendment to make clearer the provision against polygamous marriages so as to prevent unlawful cohabitation had been proposed, B. H. Roberts sup ported the amedment, "that it may ap pear, without any equivocation what ever, that in absolute good faith the peo ple of Utah intend to carry out the con ditions upon which Statehood is to be granted to the Territory." A joint resolution of Congress, ap proved October 25, 1893, returned to the Mormon Church the escheated property on the showing that "mid church has discontinued the practice of polygamy, and no longer gives continuance in any manner to practices in violation of law or contrary to good morals or public policy." Money and property were re turned freely to be applied for all church purposes, except that "the nghtfuiness of the practice of polygamy shall not be inculcated." At the semi-annual Conference, on October 6, Apostle John W. Taylor, a son of the late President Taylor, openly charged the people of Utah with gross immorality, making a special target of the members of the great Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Tbe attack was as vehemently resented by the Gentile ele ment as it was by the Mormons, and on the Sunday following Taylor offered a partial retraction and apology. On this same Sunday and in the same pulpit Apostle Brigham Young, son of great Brigham Young, made an at tack on the Gentiles of Utah, and de to | ' I Goose Rones, Ragweed, Corn Husks ' and Woodchunks Tell of a at an arc are the in on is no as Severe Winter, of J,^ c weather prophet has a \ ogue. Barometers the same; £ he ? 008e ^ lle ha8 v0 8 ue at all ~ } iM 11 S et8 ' lie , re J' ,8t ' >? 8a "e- _. * t8 g 0,n g to be a cold winter. ^*e gripman—place him in either category J' ou wish, for the present weather j prophet scorns to influence your opinion one way or the other-will (lap his arms | hke the windmill and swearthlly speed away, pouring maledictions on the cb mate and on his all insufficient clothing i and depending for warmth upon the temperature of his own language. The | is hot chestnut man will transfer his wares to a less enviable position and place his | of hands over the grateful and comforting , stove, the wmle he "carambas" at everything in sightand sighs for the land t-h© smiling sun and the vigorous veil detta. It's going to be a cold winter, my j countrymen, and the only man who will j welcome the wave o wind and chill will be the plumber gentleman,whose cardiac organ will be as warm as the heart of Vesuvius. To such men as ate not weighted down with the wisdom that comes of holding communion with the visible form of nature and hearkening to her wondrous ^r.guaRe, it may not be out of place to remark that the goose bone is very wide neurlv all white, ^ iola. Is not that enough? Are you not, as you finish that sentence, snatching your hat,ana top coat and rushing; off to the coal dealer, the ulster manufacturer and Me hver pad maker to get in your orders before the rush commences? No? You tai ; r y? Sh-li! Not before in eight years ~ 111 ei S ht - veais , »>«nd you-liave the goose bones been so white, nor yet so wide. Sure sign. ► Look at the ragweed closer. How tall it is! Divinelv tall, the birds murmur in its their own language. When the ragweed gets as tali as it is growing now it is as prettv a sight to a non-migratorv bird as a full hand is a loser in a consolation l wt - That tallness means a something, It means that there's going to be the deepest kind of a snowfall around the as I neck of woods where the ragweed has reared its inviting head It means that 1 old Madame Nature is taking care of her hv providing a class of food which the w | refuse to be snowed under. Now 8° hny that sanitary all-wool die 8U j^ ... . lief j \oil won t. All right. Come closer, ■ Here s more evidence. See the corn I Didyou ever see a huskier, heav I ier husk? Of course vou didn t or voti'd trict to of the nounced them as a class as liars and im moral, especially warning young Mor mon girls against seeking employment in Gentile families. These two incidents tended to open a fresh chasm between Mormons and non-Mormons. It is only just to say, however, that many non-Mormons be lieve the present condition unsatisfactory as it is, contains nothing alarming. They are satisfied that polygamous marriages have actually ceased, and that a few yearB more will retire to the great be yond all those who may be maintaining polygamous relations. It is probable, too, that the percentage of this class is very small in comparison with the Mor mon body. A COLD TIME COMING. \ ■ You won't? All right. Come closer. Here's more evidence. See the corn I husk. Did you ever see a huskier, heav ' er husk? Of course you didn't or you'd be in the exhibition business. That j heaviness tells the chosen interpreters ! l, iat there's a cold time coming. 1 roof plus proof.. There s the wood chuck. His fur's thicker than the speech a , joyously jagged spellbinder. That ' ur ', ia . B a language all its own. It says as Pja |n jy as a phonograph, "There'll be a cold time in tile old town to-night." A j at ^ « is as good a barometer as was ant Dotty need w ish loi. Get a wood-1 well chuck and train him up in the way he ( should go, and you will use no other weather warning, that It would seem from these conclusive evidences that the proper thing to do is Jr., ^ out and corner tin woollen goods | to niarktt. me vyool J^xchangc is closed j now, so you ought to have little, if any, ^ Jk* 1 moth balls out of your sweatoi and dig Kent U P y° ur fur-lined overcoat. say tails. Read The Su.v. the that . , . .... Friend of Russian Ascetic in Rmne Wil the in is MANY FRIENDS INTERESTED _ part so ; They are the Victims of Persecution prac-, the i and not j were j con-1 the the sup ap peo con be ap the has any law well re be on a of as ele on a of at de beck to Arrange tor Immi gration of Dhonkhobortsi. and Wilmington Friends Will Assist in Having Them Migrate From Russia—Similarity of Religion. to | The attention of philantropists and persons generally who sympathize with people oppressed for their religious be liefs, is at present centered on the Dhouk hoborsti, a strange religious sect of Rus sia. Ways and means are being found in the United States to help them in their distress regardless of the unusual ideas they have in regard to religious matters. The members of the Society of Friends, especially throughout at least the east ern part of the country, are specially in terested in tbe sect. Friends in Wilmingto coming interested. At the lasl meeting of tbe West Street Meeting, West street above Fourth, tbe matter was brought up by David Terris, who is versed in the history of the sect. It is said the origin, of the sect has been traced to an English member of the Society of Friends; odt if auch i* the case they have widely departed from the belief ofthe Friends. The Russian Imperial police discovered the sect in 1750. On August 23,1799, ell members of the sect were banished for life to the mines in Siberia, made to wear chaine and flogged with knots. Fifteen thousand in all were transport ed. They were allowed to colonize on e Siberian farm in 1832, aftd in seven years their number bad grown to 25,000, when their farm was ooiiBeetted and all able bodied men forced into the Caucas sian Army Corps and the . Others to the deadly Nercherisk lead nines. Those in the army when in front of the enemy would refuse to light, as it is against their belief. In lttOthey were permitted to return to Russia but were not allowed to stay in one place more than six months, by which means their number were reduced five thousand. The members of the West Btreet Meet ing were favorably impressed by the pre sentation of the subject by Mr. Ferris and sympathized with the much-per ^Ithflikely that the matter will be taken up again and definite action taken. The subject has been treated fully in the publications of the Society of Friends re cently. , , ,, The effort to help the members of tins sect has taken the form of assisting them to migrate to this country and a tempo rary colony is to be located at Rhine besk, N. Y. ' In Philadelphia, on Saturday night, a I committee was formed to collect funds. ' I. N. Seligman is treasurer, and the ^*e ~ . .. , . lea\e Russia, and a small number who j ~ the -offiskirts of London. have been granted permission by the English | Government to settle for a lime at Cy pru. . cb- Count Tolstoi has taken a great inter i est in the members of the sect for some the |.years, and a wealthy Englishman, a Mr The | Mode, who resides with the Count and has contributed much money to his his | charitable schemes, has arrived m this , country and is at Rhmcbeck, V \., pre at paring tor lie co ony. Albert W. Smith, oi tins city, a mem ber of the West Street Meeting, said that my j one reason the Friends of this country will j and England sympathized so much with this sect was on account of their cruel persecution and the fact that t hey re of sembled the friends in that thev ob served the commandment "Thou" shall not kill. The sect resembles the Iriemtsiii a of few doctnnes.but in others widely differ. They seem to have a somew hat similar to idea in regard to not believing in liered itary sin and m regard to heaven and hell. as In other parts of their doctrine the sect seems entirely different from any other in existence, They base their family ties entirely on mutual affection, and when this ceases, man and wife separate. Wives are called sistere, and chi,dren are spoken of bv their parents as children of the tribe. so There is no such relationship as father and child in their eyes. A child is sup posed to have no soul until one enters its body some time between its sixth and fifteenth years They believe God lives in the soul of everyone and regard the fall ol Adam as historical and deny that it has anything todo with the fall of any other man They ook upon all the rest of mankind as idolaters. They hold to the belief that their church is made up of all men who know that God has cUen .hem. They have the unusual belief that w hen the nnllenium final y conies the righteous will possess the earth but will work and die just the same. The history and be lief of these people is a curious one in deed, and thev will.be regarded with much interest upon their arrival on our shores and will be welcomed as all op pressed people have been. Elwood Barry, of No. 138 Bowery, ar rested on complaint of Deputy George S. Sickler, at No. 93 Chrysiie street, third election district of sixth assemb dis trict n are be t monthly The im Mor in and say, be They few be is Mor \ other members are William Dean How ells, Jane Adams, of the Hull House, Chicago: William Lloyd Garrison, of Boston; the Rev. Dr. Geoige Dana Boardman, of Philadelphia; N. O. Nel son, of St. Louis and Bolton Hall and Ernest If. Crosby, of New York. The sect has been granted two years to ■ At the annual meeting of the Hoard of Pilot Commissioners yesterday afternoon j at the Clayton House John 1' Virden was elected president and John N. Cars well secretary. ( Ixswis C. Vaudegrift and II. II. Ward appeared before the beard and asked that the action of a former meeting, re fusing a pilots'license to VV.8. Edwards, Jr., be reconsidered. The board decline:! | to reconsider ire former action, j G. 11. Groves, J. H. Groves and ,1. S. Groves returned home yesterday from a 1 8UCCBS8fnl »wk's gunning expedition in Kent county, Md. All three gentlemen say that rabbits are plentiful and they succeeded in bagging !0T> of tI k- eoltoh tails.