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A HEALTH RECORD BREAKER. r The deaths in New Orleans reached last week the lowest figure known here. There were iu all only S3 deaths.makiup the death rate per 1000 per annum 13.12 for the whites and 14.39 for the entire population, white and black. The total includes five deaths by accident or snicide, leaving the mortality from disease only 11.96 per thousand for the whites, would give an average dura tion of life of ^4 years ; that is. if this low rate of mortality could be kept up in New Orleans for a long period of time the average white person here would reach the august age of 84. It is to be remembered that the figures for New Orleans are not based on inflated estimates of popu lation. The census has just shown that Cincinnati inflated its popula tion ^0,000, aud that its death rate was based on these exaggerated figures, with the resnlt of making the city appear far healthier than it really is. Chicago is also fouud to have inflated its population 3S0, 000. With such swollen figures it is easily possible to make a good sanitary record, for the deaths that would seem a small total for a city of 2,000,000 are large for one of 1,600,000. On the other, haud the ! death rate in New Orleans is based on very nearly the same population as the last census gave the city. Onr Board of Health indulges in no wild guesses or inflation, and the estimate will certainly not be 10,01)0 out of the way from the actual total returned ; indeed, such hints as j have come ont in regard to the I census indicate that the estimated population upon which the Board of Health has based its figures is below instead of above its actual ' population. But to return to the report. It shows, what has frequently been I shown before, that the summer is the healthiest season in NewOrleans its death rate falling to half what it is during the worst part of the win ter. Taking last week as a sample when two-thirds of the country was suffering from one of the worst hot waves ever known, while persons were dying by the hundreds iu Chicago, New York and other Northern and Western cities from sunstroke and other heat diseases there was not a single death from any heat malady in New Orleans indeed, cholera infantum, the sconrge of New York dnring hot weather and far more murderous to the children than King Herod him self, claimed but two victims in New Orleans for the whole week We would say further that for a number of weeks previous the re turns have been nearly equally satisfactory, but not quite as good as for last week, which we call at tention to because it is a record breaker. The press dispatches show that the allied forces entered Pekin without opposition, on the 16th, and the foreign ministers who have for weeks been besieged in the British legation, were relieved, and no doubt are now on their way un der escort to Tien Tsin. The fact that the allies were unopposed shows that the imperial government of China is not desirous of having a war with the world, and there is now much reason to believe that peaceful conditions will be restored in the empire and a conflict avoided which would have been the blood iest in all history. A repetition of the scenes enacted in New Orleans a few week ago by an indiscriminate mob of whites who killed and assaulted negroes because of the killing of police of ficers by a negro desperado, was witnessed in New York this week nnder similar circumstances. A police officer attempted the arrest of a disorderly negro ; he was set npon by several darkies and cnt to pieces with razors. The white men of that locality tnrned ont and wreaked vengeauce upon the blacks indiscriminately,killing and wound ing a large number. Like in New Orleans, the police of New York was in sympathy with the rioters, and it was not until mooh mischief had been done that the officers were induced to perform their duty and suppress the rioters. Robert Flourny, Brickyard, Ala., wrote. I consider no remedy equal to Dr. Moffet's T eethixa (Teething Powders) for the ir rigations of teething and bowel troubles of oar Southern country. The New York World mentions the case of an Omaha woman who bought for $10 a guarantee from the spirit world that her next child would be a boy. When the child arrived it proved to be twins and girls. Instead of congratulating her self on the superior good sense and generosity of the spirits the woman had the internediary in the trans action thrown into jail. Keeleaiaatieal marriages in Cuba, pro hibited by Gen. Brooke a yçar ago, have been nafcond by order of Gen. Wood. . Gold Democrats Pronounce (or Br*an. ! Bonrke Cockran. Edward M. I Shepard and Perry Belmont yes terday declared for Bryan, says the X. Y. Journal of Aug. 16. Each of these three notable New York Dem erats is a leader iu his own way. and all spoke and voted against Bryan in 1S96. Each sets forth th< reasons which coustrain him to speak aud vote for Bryan in 1900. The issue on wiiich they return to Democracy is Imperialism. Mr Cockran s letter was read to the Liberty Congress at Indianapolis. When Chairman Smith, in his Bryan, the cheering was the loudest aud most significant heard during that gatheriug. Mr. Cockran's letter had a simi lar. but intensified effect upon the Liberty Congress. He declared that "When the Republic is in dan ger the only place for the patriot is in the ranks of its active defend ers." He showed that the silver issue was not a "danger,'' and de clared that Bryan's open fight for free coiuage compelled the Repub licans -insincerely" to adopt the gold standard. He spoke of Bryan's integrity and truthfulness as "among the most salutary in fluences of this generations." Mr. Shepard, in an interview here yesterday, declared impt rial ism to be the prime issue. "If a panic be necessary to preserve our ideal of democratic self-govern meut," he said, "it is a small price to pay. We have in 1900 a speech, alluded to the presence of many who preferred to support true battle for the pecedenoe of the man over the dollar." Perry Belmont declares that if McKinley is reelected, "there will be an end of the great political experiment based upon the strict observance of our written Consti tution." The Liberty Congress enthusias tically declared itself in favor of Brvan and Stevenson. N. Y. Siofle Taxers Organizing for Bryan and Stevenson. The single tax men of New York have done a sensible thing iu or ganizing a "Bryan and Stevensou single tax campaign committee." Henry George, Jr., is the president, with Montague R. Leverson as rec-1 retary. The treasurer is Jerome O'Neill, one of the oldest and most active of Henry George's disciples Not only is this a sensible proceed ing but it is an appropriate tribute at this time to the memory of Henry George. For Mr. George realized, no one better, that a vital issue was pending in this country, which even before he died had be gun to take shape. On the eve of the presidential election of 1896 he wrote : "What is really in issue in the election that takes place to-morrow is the very life of the republic. It may not be a final conflict, but it must be a conflict that will make the side that wins stronger and the side that loses weaker for con flicts yet to come. And it is draw ing near to the close of the oeutury when, as I have long thought, the great struggle must in fact though not in form, be determined." It was part of Henry George's greatness that he could distingush essence from form. He knew that the elementary rights of men to the use of the earth might very likely, most, probably would, be determined in struggles in which that particular question would not be formally at: stake. He saw it as au uunamed is sue in the campaign of 1896 ; he foresaw it as the unnamed issue of 1900. And so it proves to be. The paramount issue of imperialism paramount issue of imperialism essentially involves all that Henry George contended for. With a popular awakening upon that issue there cannot fail to be a popular awakening npon the issue that is inseparably associated with George's name. A tide is rising which George's followers can, if they will, take at its flood. Or they may let the flood pass while they amuse themselves with imitation politics. The New York single tax men, with George's eldest son, confidant aud biographer, as presi dent, have seized the opportunity. Describing themselves in their call as "dedicated to the principle of equal rights, by which all forms of privilege shall be abolished and every man shall be free to enjoy the full fruits of his labor," they declare their alliance "with the democratic party of the country in this presidential contest, with a deep and fervid couviction that such action is required by the sacred cause of human right;" and solemnly pledging themselves for this struggle, they call upon their "single tax brethren throughout the nation" to join them "heart and sonl in an earnest effort to carry to a triumphant issue the candidacy of Bryan and Stevenson. ' ' —The Publie. In 1859 Lincoln said that the Republican party believed in "the man and the dollar." They nçw be lieve in "the man with the dollar." The Value of Personal Experience. The Commercial Advertiser, of New York at great length berates Carl Schurz and Bonrke Cockran for speaking against Bryan in 1896 and for him in 1900. Carl Schurz is reminded that he said iu 1896 that Bryan's election would be accomplished "at the price of national honor," and that "16 to I" would make this nation stand before the world as "a wanton, reckless repudiator.'' Bonrke Cockran is faced with his speech delivered in Madison Square Garden in August. 1896. Then the orator alluded to Brvau's catnlidacv The Boston Herald is compelled to pay Mr. Bryan a tribute of praise ; as "this assault upon common honesty and upon industry." The Commercial Advertiser wants to know if Bryanisin is any better now than then. Nothing exasperates a partisan more than to lose a convert. Cock ran aud Schurz have tried Mc Kinleyism and they don't like it. If they thonght so hard of Bryan in 1S96 and now return to him from McKinley, the contumely is surely upon McKinley. — Journal. A Republican Tribute to Bryan. for the masterly speech he delivered ! last week at Indianapolis and toi remark that it will be thoughtfully read. It savs. ! "The Herald, as is well enough j known by this time, does not take! the same view of the subject dis cussed that is held by Mr. Bryan, I and does not support his candidacy. But to say of this address that it j Jacks the quality of full manliness, ' intellectual or moral, would stultify j our judgment. It is the utterance 0 f a ro bust, earnest, competent dis- ! putant on a high theme of states- j manship. We have no motive to ! overpraise it; but our feeling is| that this speech will give Bryan j higher rauk among the statesman of the nation than he has had be fore. The significance of the speech to the Republican party is that it is high time for its leaders to quit callin g nauies aud getdowu tobusi uess - ^ ^ ,e y sn PP ose ^ iat ^ is ' the power of money, or part} or |g an i za tion, or artfullj fostered pre |j ndices - t0 successfully oppose the suc h an address on the rainds of the intelli ß ent P lain P eo P' e w ^o constitute the overwhelming majority of the electorate of the nation, they will mak« a mistake Mark Hanna, with all the millions he can, command, and all the un scrupulous machine bosses he holds in leash, is not a match for a man who can talk to the American peo pie as Bryan does in this speech His obvious sincerity, frankness aud directness will break through and demolish any fortress of ma terial politics or chicanery that can be erected in its path. It will prove a more effective speech than Senator Hoar's because it has intense devo tion and indomitable courage be hind it." Private Dalzsll bobs up and con tributes to the gayety of the presi dential campaign. He is as strong a Republican as ever, and supports McKinley, but he finds the outlook for McKinley in Ohio and West Virginia very discouraging. The soldier vote, he says, is going against imperialism and adds : "They must be got again or our goose is cooked, for unless my eyes and ears are all wrenched away by these Chinese liars, doubtful column of States includes these two more snrely thau New York. We shall come out O. K.—it is McKinley luck—he always gets there—but it will be like the Dutchman said of getting to heaven—"ad d tight a squeeze." Hon. George S. Boutwell, of Massachu setts, former governor, United Stntes Senator and Secretary of the Treasury in the cabinet of Gen. Grant, was selected as permanent chairman of the convention of anti-imperialists which assembled in In dianapolis on the 15th. His address to the delegates was a vigorous attack upon imperialism and his declaration that he leaves the Republican party because it has surrendered to despotie and tyrannical motives aroused the convention to the highest pitch of enthusiasm. In the con cluding part of his speech, Mr. Boutwell said : "I helped create the Republiean party, a party at that time of justice and princi ples and honesty. I now believe it is a party of injustice and despotism, and I will help to destroy it. And howf There is but one available means, and you know what that is. Iam for Bryan. (Tremen dous applause.) I am for Bryan in spite of what he may believe concerning the cur rency or finances of the country. This question to which we invite the country's attention is a question of life or death to the republie. In sueh a crisis, shall we stop to consider whether silver should be worth more or less than it is. If a mistake is made in the next administration, should Bryan be elected, the people can remedy it in four or eight years. The country would not be destroyed. If the currency is impaired we can redeem it. It was im paired dnring the civil war and we re deemed it afterward." New York haa an untried field for a sausage factory. The town of White Plain has more dogs than inhabitants. "What's the difference between y oar halfpenny and penny lemonade, little boy T' "Well, mum, the dawg fell in this yere one !"—Life. of he his Republican Support of Bryan. Former Governor Andrew -T. Felt, one of the leading Republicans of Kansas, announces that he will support the Democratic State and national tickets this fall. In letter to John W. Briedenthal, can didate for < Governor of Kansas on the Fusion ticket. Governor Felt says; "1 have this day tendered my resignation as chairman of the Republican County Central Com mittee of Nemaha Connty. In this campaign my duty as a candidate leads me to cast my ballot for Am ericans who still believe that the le gend upon the dollar. 'In God we trust,' is a nobler ideal than the new Mark Hanua version. Tn the trusts we find our gods.' " M. C. Church, of Parkersburg. W. Ya.. one of the founders of the Republican party, and who estab lished and for years edited that staunch Republican organ the State Journal, has announced in an open letter that he will support Bryan this year. In his letter. Mr. Church says : "There is no Republican party in the old sense. Its cycle of use closed with the ruling power back of the throne. modern master of imperialism, ; it. McKinlevism materialism and ! Mark Hanna. toi -lohn F. Finerty, former Repub lie»« Congressman and leader of the ! Chicago Irish Americans, has also j announced his intention to support Bryan on the anti-imperialism issue, 'Mr. Finerty is the editor of the I Citizen aud president of the United Irish societies of Chicago. He says : it j "No self-respecting Irishman can ' support the foreign policy of Presi j dent McKinley." Dr. H. Z. Leonard, Consul to ! Clifton Falls. Canada, under Presi j dent Harrisou. appeared at Indian ! apolis on Bryan Day wearing a is| Bryan badge. "I am for Bryan j heart and soul,' he said, "and shall do all in my power to aid in his election. McKinley lias beeu a failure. Ile has no backbone and is completely under the domination n Republicans ask, "Shall we haul down the flag that lloats over our dead iu the Philippinest" The same question might have been asked when the American flag floated over Chapultepec and waved over the dead who fell there, but the tourist who visits the City of Mexico finds there a national cemetery owned by the United States and cared for by an American citizen. Our flag still floats over our dead, but wlisn the treaty with Mexico was signed American authority withdrew to the Rio Grande, and I venture the opinion that during the last fifty years thepeop le of Mexico have made more progress under the stimulus of independence and self-govern ment thau they would have made under a carpet-bag government held in place by bayonets. The United States and Mexico friendly republics, are each stronger and happier than they would have been had the former been enrsed and the fatter crushed by an im perialistic policy disguised as "bene volent assimilation." "Can we not govern colonies?" we are asked. The question is not what we can do, but what we ought to do. The nation can do whatever it desires to do, but it must accept responsibility for what it does. If the Constitution stands in the way the people can amend the Constitu tion. I repeat, the nation can do whatever it desires to do, but it cannot avoid the natural and legi timate results of its own conduct.— Wm. J. Bryan. When Lincoln voiced the senti ments of the Republican party of forty years ago he said : "What constitutes the bulwarks of our independence? It is not our frowning battlements or brist lingsea coasts,onrariny or our uavy Our reliance is in the love of lib erty, which God planted in us. Our defence is in the spirit which prizes liberty as the heritage of all men in all lands, everywhere. Des troy this spirit and you have plant ed the seed of despotism at your own door. Familiarize yourself with the chains of bondage and you prepare your own limbs to wear them. Accnstomed to trample on the rights of others, you have lost the streugth of your own indepen dence and become the fit subject of the first cunning tyrant who rises among you. They who deny free dom to others deserve it not for themselves, and under a just *God cannot long retain it." A correspondent wants to know the priucipal feature of the Repub lican platform. As nearly as can be made out, it is a reaffirmation of the principles of King George. The funeral of the late C. P. Huntington was held from his Fifth avenue residence, New York, yes terday. The people of the United States have j more vital questions to eonsijer than I Teddy's hat and teeth.—National Labor Standatd. Postmaster Neely of Cuba was a man of regular habits, who regularly stole just $17, 000 a month !—National Labor Standard. ADD A DROPS FEW OF Lee's Cologne TO YOUR BATH. Its Effects are most refreshing IVOTICE : On out of town !" >, wo therefor» • N .V of Ni >uut of bad, rainy weather, in order to tret fine merchandise at one h:ilf of il- actuni • sale of the Bankrupt Stock of MIT' HKI. LI« »N • FVicifty. August «^1«t. 1<X>0. Star Clothing House Our Motto Second Store from the Market. We Have But One Price, and We Give You Your Money Back If Goods are not Satisfactory. M. Copeland. 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