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It was satural to expect of the Legisl
ture more or lees of erode and Ill-eonsi
dered aetiom, but the Horse has surpa
ed all antlelpations In that respect, sad
has indulged it what might be jocularly
termed "moakey-busines," tea remarka
ble'degre. The traeasetioes of e day
are seoldent to establish this faet. On
Wednesday the House deliberately went
to work and eat down the appropriatios
to psy the Interest on the State debt to a
rate that was manifeatly insufeiest to
meet the demand. On the next day,
Thburday, the July interest was due. but
the tate having a money to py with,
the smeociated banks of this city agreed
to advence the funds on eonditle that
the appropriatlos bill would provide fhr
the Interest. As soon, however, as the
action of the House was learned the beaks
refued to pt up their mesey and a de
fault was about to be made on the pay
ment of the interest, but the House at
the last momet, reversed its etoet, sad
the banks finally ame tethe rescue, es
the massurance that the lagislaitre
would make the neeessary appreprlt-ts.
It may well be asked why seb aherd
vacillation on the part of the House? It
is me better than child' play, If it be
notsmethingworss. Fortunately there
are left but few mere days for displas
this ort.-N. O. Poaam,..
The Stupid Mistake Made
by One of menett's
[PFrom a New York Letter.]
Once during the career of young De
Nyes, he was made managing editor of
the Telegram, and he was Informed by
Mr Bennett that the editorials for the
apaer would be fuaihed from day to
day by Mr. Levela, who occeupled a ped
tion on the Herald Stat These edito.
ras used to eome in written in a num
bar of dlSerent handeand marked "mst"
by Ieveln. DeNyes became di~tiaed
with them aend imagIned they were hur
ting the paper ery mueh. So om daybe
alled on tlh proprietor. Said he:
"Mr. Bennett, you have made m the
managing editor of the Telegram sand I
am trying my best to puhthe paper to
sureeea. But this man evein is hamper
ing me very muh.L"
"How sr? questioled Mr. Bennett,
looking up with some sarprise.
"Well I don't want to Interfere with
any man who is earning his bread and
butter, but, at the same time, Levein
sends in a lot of editorials every day that
are not written by himelf, and I sap
pe- he is gttg his friends to
do the work for him. I shoadn't
object to that if the editurials
were good, but they are simply infernal
ly bd. Therse e eam in upartealer
turns ln about the wors rt I ever saw
in a newspaper. I haven't the faintest
notion who he is, but tie stael e sends
through Levein is laughed at all over the
oee, and is a trivial that It Jut about
destros the eet ay work I do in
the news department. Here i som
Mr. annett took up a slip of paper
looked at t r amoment. Thenhe
said: "So yu don't think athis writer
ought to beallswed to put his std in
"No repemndel DeNyse, 'frankly I do
not. It is qite evident that this part
cular man is a d-d fool."
"Quite posibly," said Mr. Bennett,
very quietly, "I wrote these editorial
DeNyse fell back Is his chair with a
gasp His hair fairly stood ed. He
started to make m oret tof an epla
natlon, but Bennett cat him uahsrt
"None of that," aelaimed the prpr
tor o theb eraM ;.nam of that. I
thought those editorilis were pretty god,
but as they do not seem to Ipress ether
people Ina the same light. I shall never
write another. Geood day."
M~. DeNy returned to his past emit
derably saddened, bat he never had any
further editerais dn Mr. Bennet.
A PratiI ka=s to
Bi H. J. AlruAW, IL. D.
Ie mtare h iesets of your owan er
tmes: Rely spen year own strngth
oJ1r and lml. Taoe fr your star l
dastry, salt relas faith and hes I
ad lnaseriteen year bamer 'Lack is a
fl; Plkis a hsr' Brnest ut nl
e direction is the arest reao oe
and high peete; dligenes ad diska
eit-t-emes is the winning haLd.
Don't take to mak advie ; keepat the
helm and steer year ow p, and re
member that the gpe art f emiman
ding is to tae a fair shaef the work.
Don't practis too seL huamility: Think
well f yourself-strie eat-umns
your position. It is the jostlIng and
joltings d lis that bring m men to
the sorfae: put pitatoesa a eart ver a
rmgh read, and small ptelaese go to th
bottom; trn a raft of lag downa mill
re, ands the large legs som en tUp.
iho abve the envims ad Jealsa. n ire
above the mark Ientend o hit. sanp
Invincible destrminaton, with a ridh
motive, are the lor that mre the
werld Don't id k idn't chow-isn't
sket---de'aar. 'tselve--. s't
read movel. I in earest--be saelf
lnt-boegener There are two slna n
every balaee, ad hfer thrwn he
one side rilo esales are sare to be reel
proeeted in the other. Be kind; be evil
It sa foolish man who doe not under
derstand that molasses will cateh moe
ies than vinegar. Read the ppes
they are the great edmatare of the pee
pie. Advertise your bueles; keep you
own eounsel, and superlatend your ow
busineas. Make money, and do good
with It. Love your God and fellew
man. Inve truth and virtue. LeI
your country and obey the laws.
Lst month the United States et 76,
1 hundred-weight of bed to Grem
A youag lady l St.Leandroe dreamed
the ether evening that she was rldla
and that the hr wa running awa
abe jumped and ll from the bed to tin
oear, dislocating her shoulder. Throws
from a nightmare, u it were,
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