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THE DAILY GLOBE 'PUBLISHED EVERY DAY' IX YEAS. v^-^^~. . ■. '-; LEWIS BAKER. | »_ _ y ST. PAUL. SUNDAY. JULY 31. 1887. t — ■ » — The GLOBE Press Room is Open Every * Night to all Advertisers who desire to Convince Themselves that the GLOBE has Z the Largest Circulation of any News £ paper Northwest of Chicago. I ST. PAUL GLO3E SUBSCIUPTIOS RATES. !?»•-- -.: Daily (Not Including Sunday.) •'1 vrin advance. S"> <*' I 3m.inadvances2 oo •I li in. in advance. -1 00 | 0 weeks in adv. 1 00 One month 70c. DAILY AMI SINDAY. lyrin advanceSlO 00 1 3 mos. in ad v. $2 50 1 pm. in advance 500 | 5 weeks iv adv. 100 : ' One month 85c. SUNDAY ALONE. Ilvr in advance. <*> I 3 mos. in adv... 50c ,6 m. in advance. 1 00 j 1 mo. in adv 20c -• Tki-Weekly — (Daily — Monday. Wednesday and Friday.) I lyrin advance. sJ Ot) | (linos, in adv..s'J 00 3 months in advance $1 00. WEEKLY ST. PAUL C.LODE. One Tear. $1 | six Mo.. 05c ! Three Mo.. -35c t Rejected communications cannot be pre- I served. Address all letters and telegrams to THE GLOBE, St. Paul, Minn. TO-DAY'S WEATHER. 3 Washington. July Indications: For Upper Michican : Slight change in tempera- I ture, fair weather, variable winds and gen- erally easterly. For Wisconsin : Fair weather. 9 slight changes in temperature. variable winds, ■ higher temperature in the western portion. I stationary temperature in eastern portion, fair weather and variable winds becoming : southerly. For Minnesota: Fair weather, •winds generally southerly, higher tempera- I ture. except stationary in the extreme south ; crn portion. For Central and Eastern Da | kota: Higher temperature^ occasional rains j in the southern portion, winds generally - southerly in the northern portion, and gen- erally easterly in the southern portion. : «» HOW TO ENTERTAIN HIM. Since the : president has already sig nified his intention of visiting the I Northwest there remains no doubt of the cordial acceptance of the invitation j which in due course will be tendered j him on behalf of Minnesota and the j Twin Cities. The question now to lie ' considered is in what manner he and his ; wife shall be entertained during their -brief visit. "". It is not enough that the presidential party shall be driven to the various points of interest in the two cities. While that feature should not be .omitted from the programme, others less stereotyped should be added. It lis advisable that the president meet as many of the business men as possible 'and to that end a banquet and reception •is already in contemplation. But it is j also desirable that some method may be devised whereby President Cleveland I may meet the people generally, for that is the object of his Western trip. At the same time it would be injudicious if | the form of entertainment took on a character calculated to fatigue rather than gratify the central figure in it. I ; The president wants to make the ac ) quaintauce of the people and they want Ito meet him. but it would not be in : keeping with Northwestern hospitality -to thrust upon him attentions of a kind I which would render his journey in ■ search of pleasure and information an ■irksome task. It has been suggested athat in addition to the banquet there tshould be a public reception limited in . Ipoint of time so that it might not be- icome burdensome. And in order that "/something of Northwestern social life may be seen it is suggested from an- other source that a grand charity ball be given, the tickets for which to be . placed at a low enough figure to exclude |no crespectable person. Whether the .president and his wife will be in a posi tion to accept private invitations is a j question, but if they will be there is no lack of the hospitable homes that will I be thrown open to them. But whatever the programme, and it - may safely be said that a competent j committee of arrangements will see to - it that it is an excellent one. there is no doubt whatever about the presidential .party having a good time. We assure 'President and Mrs. Cleveland that there is much pleasure in store for them. _ A WIDE- A WAKE INDIAN. Geltice, chief of the Coeurd' Alene Indians, is a wide-awake and progressive savage. Though he lives with his tribe ■in a section of Idaho where the white man in great numbers rarely penetrates, lie has learned not a little from those with whom he has come in contact. In consequence, Geltice and his braves, instead of glorying in the occupation ■which traditionally is most soothing to the savage breast, the scalping of the occasional settler and the torturing of the vanquished enemy, have devoted themselves to arts of peace and useful ness. In place ot the insufficient and smoke clouded teepee, substantial log cabins shelter Geltice'S people, and instead of depending upon the fitful supplies doled out by a well-meaning but Indian agent ridden government, the fruits of the earth respond in increasing abund ance to the efforts of Geltice's braves as tillers of the soil. So well directed indeed have been their- energies that every year they have 120,000 bushels of grain to dispose of. Not only that, but the mineral wealth hidden in the ground of their reservation has begun to attract the attention of the thrifty red men. But, while mineral and grain are poten tially money, the Indians had no rail road to move their products. But they did not despair, and wrapping their blankets around them devote them selves to a resigned contemplation of the happy hunting ground's delights. Far from it. Geltice himself, in spite of his seventy years, roused himself. He pro ceeded to Washington, and by dint of earnest consultation with the president is in a fair way to secure for a building railroad the coveted permission to cross the Coeur d' Alene reservation. Easy communication with a market will thus be secured. Geltice and his braves will increase in wealth, and though they will probably never leave the land of their fathers, they can rest happy in the proud consciousness that their near de scendants will, entering fashionable so ciety, drive tandem teams and, discard ing the ancestral blanket, wear dude clothes. A great and brilliant future is made possible to the posterity of Gel tice through the old man's thrift and foresightedness. - As for Geltice himself, we nominate Slim for chief of the Indian bureau, sub ject to a vacancy and.civil service rules. He Is the first man to successfully solve tlie Indian problem. We trust he will - not leave Washington without giving tin interior department the benefit of hit experience. _ "v -; ' . THEY PALL IN. | Tie promptness with which the other railway lines agreed to adopt the Min nesota A Northwestern rates is an evi dence of tlie good sense which prevails In th»ir management. - it was hardly possible that the association could do otherwise, still it might have been done nnA o wnrea ari-o/wi * It. Ie unfortunate Will*! A nviflv-.a^^^' »» V* ......v. wumi.w^, howevef, that in the resolution defining their position the members of the asso ciation should have reflected upon the motives which influenced the Stickne v - =^- — system in this matter. The association alleges that the officials. of the Minne sota ft Northwestern failed to give any valid reasons for pursuing the course they adopted, ahd intimate quite strongly that Mr. Stickney was playing the part of a railway demagogue in pander- ing to the public demands. So far as the public is capable of judging the unanimous opinion is but tin- Minne sota ft Northwestern acted most justly, and whatever is just cannot be wrong. So far as the . public Interest is concerned it makes no differ- ence what motive influenced the Mm nesota ft Northwestern management so long as the results are a public benefit, and are not unjust to other railway in- terests. A great public good has been done, and the people of this community will not fail to appreciate it. If any other line had come out as independent- ly as the Minnesota ft Northwestern did, and had expressed its determi- nation to deal justly with the public, the people of Minnesota would have been just as free to express their grati tude to that line- as they are now toward the Stickney system. The members of the freight association are not helping themselves a whit by making mouths at the Minnesota & Northwestern and calling it hard names. It is always better to accept the inevitable gracefully. -» „ THE GLOBE EXCURSION. The Globe and its newsboys had a jolly good picnic together yesterday. The incidents of the excursion to Mm netonka are fully described in another column of this morning's issue. The Globe has shown its willingness to practice what it has been preaching and now it wishes to again urge upon its readers the importance of doing like- wise. There are thousands of children in this city and Minneapolis who would love to have such an airing in the coun- try as the Globe its boys yesterday. But the little folks are denied it because their parents and guardians are not able to afford them the luxury' of an excursion. Of the thousands of people in these . two cities who have been blessed with a surplus of means, there ought to lie enough of them willing to give from their abundance a sufficient amount to provide these poor children at least one day's excursion. A fresh air fund should be raised immedi ately in order to afford them this simple pleasure. Nor . are the children the only ones who are sigh- ing for a breath of country air and a sight of the fields and the flowers. There is many a poor laboring man and toiling woman who would enjoy a day's run into the country if they only felt able to afford it. The Globe takes the liberty to suggest to employers that they give their employes a day off and and furnish them a free excursion. If it does cost something to do it. the em- ployers will find in the long run that it is money well spent. -^ THE RACE PROBLEM. Ex-Senator Bruce's address at the Chatauqua assembly last Friday was a specious argument in favor of the Blah: educational bill and was prob- ably delivered for the purpose of work- ing up a public, sentiment in favor of that measure. In reviewing Mr. Bruce's address it is not necessary to discuss the Blahs bill, for the simple reason that it presents objections of an insuperable character independent of all questions connected with a discus- sion of the race problem. It is an un- constitutional measure to begin with and that fact alone ought to put an end to its agitation. But there were points presented by Mr. Bruce which merit public attention because of the gravity of their importance in an adjustment of our future social condition. The eman cipation ami enfranchisement of the African race in this country forced upon the people of the United States the most serious political question that was ever presented to their consid eration. The work of solving this vast problem was necessarily hurried. Even those whose minds and hearts were most ardently enlisted in the work were apprehensive of the re- sults, It is all the more strange, there- fore, that now after twenty years* exper iment with universal suffrage the only expressions of disappointment are from those white politicians who were most active in bringing it about and the mem- bers of the colored race who were sup- posed to be most benefited by its opera- tion. The white politicians of the Ix- g alls' type says that negro suffrage is a failure because it does not contribute to the strength of the Republican party while a distinguished representative of the negro race murmurs because politi cal enfranchisement does not bring so- cial equality in its train. It is just here that the American peo ple are confronted with an aspect of the race problem of still graver importance than the experiment of bestowing polit ical power on the negroes. The adjust- ment of the negro's social status is still an unsolved problem. Mr. Bruce pleads for honiogeneousness and it is natural that he should. He is the most distinguished representative of his race on this continent. He is fired with a laudable ambition to elevate his people in the social scale. And yet the difficulties to he encoun tered in the accomplishment of this de- sire must be apparent to a man of Mr. Bkcce's intelligence. In the first place, he can see. before him the race distinctions which GOD Almighty created, and the wisdom of which no created being has the right to question. Why God created one race of men white, another black or another copper-colored may he a mystery to tlie finite mind. Yet the fact that He did it stares us in the face, and we cannot avoid it. With race distinctions have arisen race prejudices which even the ameliorating influences of the 2,000 years of our Christian civilization have not softened. These are stern facts which meet us at the threshold of this discussion, and until they are disposed of there is no use in going any further. The negroes already possess civil and political rights, in the exercise of which they will not be disturbed by the white people. All philanthropic white people will endeavor to secure to the negroes the fullest educational advant- ages. But when it comes to adjusting the respective social relations of the two races the negro will have to occupy the place which the dominant white man assigns to him. This fact is well enough understood by the negro him- self. It is only in exceptional cases ■ such as Senator Bruce is himself Ja notable illustration " of, ' where, in the mixture of bloods, the Caucassian ex- ceeds the African, that there is any out- spoken desire to assume a plane of social equality with the white man. We are not condemning Mr. Bruce for the possession of this ambition. Still it is unfortunate that he cannot recog nize the unalterable race conditions which God has created. There can be no fixed social equality between the races until amalgamation is practicable. Amalgamation is now a human impos sibility because the Almighty has created race distinctions for a wise pur- I pose of His own, and until that divine TTTE SAINT PAUL DAILY GLOBE: SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 31, 188T. —TWENTY PAGES. -..■a,..-... g-.. ■-."— -■* ■ - -, :'..^_M«ia^«^^si^_^_^ '--__- — L~~ ■-'■*-■'-■ ■■*"" '■ *■■*-■-■ --• -■:.-." •— purpose •is accomplished ■ race distinc tions cannot he obliterated. ' What God hath put asunder cannot be joined to gether by human agencies. It is in the spirit of utmost kindness for Mr. Bruce, and for the race of which he is such a creditable represent- ative, that we make these suggestions. Because race distinctions and race prej udices cannot be obliterated, is no rea son why there should be any conflict cetween the races. There is still room I enough on this continent for both the white man and the colored man. Each ; has his respective sphere of usefulness. They can together share the same civil j and political and religious blessings without detriment to either. But' social supremacy is the Caucassian's birth right. It was given to him in the early stages of the world's history, and he has maintained his right to it through all successive ages. He cannot now be lured into bartering it away for a mess of pottage. The sooner, then, that this idle twaddle about securing social equality between the races is brought to an end the sooner will the race problem, as it affects the American continent, find a satisfactory solution. The more it is agitated the more dismal will be- come the outlook for the colored man's future. i i - J-- , ■'-. '.A_ m WESTERN HOSPITALITY. WESTERN HOSPITALITY. w e ooserve mat a metropolitan jour nal, referring to the visit of a party of Southern ladies to the Northwest, re gards the hospitable way in which they were received as worthy of editorial comment, and avers that they were treated like queens. We quite agree with our contemporary in the opinion that every American woman who comes as a guest is worthy of queenly honors. For every woman in the land is either actually or poten tially the ruler of an American sover eign as has a natural right to the honors befitting her station. But apart from this, if our contempo rary were better acquainted with North western life it would understand that hospitality is one of the essential attri butes of Northwestern people, Here at home it is taken as so much a matter of course that it excites no comment. It is only among the strangers with whom perchance the amenities of life are not so marked that occasion is found to re mark upomlt. We are glad to have the strangers within our gates, and we never tire of showing them the wonders of this inex haustible land of beauty. We try to make them have a good time, because we are glad to see them, and, modestly be it said, we generally succeed. We are not in the least selfish up here in the Northwest. We want the less fortu nate people of other sections to come up to a region where the conditions of life, even in mid-summer, an; such - that ex istence cannot fail to be enjoyable, and the spontaneous hospitality with which visitors are greeted is simply one of those conditions. Is our contemporary, through contin uous residence in the East, finds itself unable adequately to grasp the situa tion let it send a representative to the Twin Cities when they entertain the president and his wife next fall, and it will be firmly convinced that North western hospitality is deep, abiding and a joy forever. . ♦ Senator Stanford says the government owes the Central Pacific road £83,000,000. But as certain congressmen worked more in the interests of the road than the govern ment, it is not fair for Senator Stanford to expect the government to refund the sums his company found necessary to pay them. «^. Even if the imitation committee doesn't Even if the invitation committee doesn't go to Washington, it can put in the time making arrangements for giving the presi dent a reception that will make those St. Louis and Kansas City . fellows turn green with envy. •' :. Gen. Boulanger may be a very brave man Cen. Boclanoer may be a very brave man and a very patriotic man, but he will hardly increase the number of his admirers by vol untarily offering to become one of tho actors in that modern farce the French duel. ' The usual crowd of delighted visitors met The usual crowd of delighted visitors met wilhaeordial welcome In the Globe building last evening, and the usual thousands with a few hundred extra will to-day as usual enjoy the best paper in the Northwest. The Rowan county feud has again necessi tated the calling out of the militia. When the Militia return they should have removed every possibility of their ever being called out again for the same purpose. TnE Chicago '-boodler" who has confessed The Chicago "boodler" who has confessed will simply get let down a little easier than the rest of those indicted, whom the prose cuting attorney will have to take the trouble of convicting. The president prefers that a Minnesota del- The president prefers that a Minnesota del egation should not come to Washington. He doesn't want to deny himself the pleasure of first meeting the gentlemen ou their native heath. -^_ Wall street is suffering from a' depression. Eastern investors are beginning to realize that a better chance of fortune awaits them by investing in Western real estate. One result of the famous B. & O. deal ne gotiations is the impression which has gone abroad mat Mr. uakkett is pretty sounu in his upper story. ♦ Tue unusuat activity of every car works in The unusuat activity of every car works in the country may be due to the fact that the Minnesota and Dakota wheat crop is about ready to move. The Northwestern railroad war promises to The Northwestern railroad war promises to be a merry one, and it will be particularly hilarious, because the people will get all the benefit of it. __ If Boston loses another base ball game. Ir Boston loses another base ball game. Kelly the Great will find himself simply ad mired instead of idealised in the Bean City. The English press is trying to make it warm for Mr. Blame. It will not succeed. He is used to that kind of thing at home. ♦ McGarigle is at last safely in Canada, and he finds it a very satisfactory summer resort. — ♦ The flurry in tobacco will of course end in smoke. MEN WHO TALK. MEN WHO TALK. Hon. P. H. Kelly. I Hon. P. 11. Kelly— do not blame the president in the least for being desirous of avoiding the discomfort of coming in from his country seat on the heights above Washington to receive delegations from the various cities who want him to visit them. In his telegram to Mayor Smith to-day the president says "but may I suggest that no delegation be sent here during this trying weather to em phasize your wishes.'' In accordance with his ideas we will not send a com mittee to Washington as was originally • intended, but will content ourselves with conducting negotiations by mail or telegraph. It is pretty well understood, however, that the president will be a guest of the Twin Cities this fall, and we propose to welcome him in a manner befitting his exalted station as the exec utive of the greatest nation on the earth, When he comes. to St. Paul he will be received with all the honors that I we are capable of bestowing, and people irrespective of party will unite in the ova j tion to the president of the United States and his beautiful and estimable wife. I I can readily understand how adverse the president is to leaving Oak View at this season, for it is most delightfully and eligibly situated on the highest hill about Washington, and if there is- a breath of air stirring the president will receive the benefit of it as he sits on the south piazza, vine emboXvered and shaded by sturdy oaks. From this piazza can also he obtained one of the fines views in the country, for looking • south is the Potomac river j like a silver thread winding its way- through the hills end dales of Maryland and Vir ginia: off to the -sontheastand east lies Washington, the celebrated Washington monument and the capitol, forming con spicuous features of the panorama, and to the north and west are the prettiest bits of landscape imaginable, the fields with verdure clad seeming to climb the surrounding hills and giving the ap pearance of an immense emerald car- j pet. Amid such scenes and surround ings it is no wonder thai: the president j ««liwm tho lwif stiHiuy jitmosobcre of i Washington, caused in a great measure by the many" miles of concrete pave ment, which at this period boil like a cauldron and generate an intense suffo cating heat, trying alike to man and , beast. Everybody that can do so has alreadly left Washington, and the presi dent is only demonstrating anew his practical sense by leaving the city cre ated by man for the country, the handi work of God. M. S. Brewer. Representative M. S. Brewer, of Michigan -What was done by the Re publican convention at Toledo will not hurt the chances of Mr. Blame, in my opinion, nor will it tend to advance Mr. Sherman's interests very materially. It was but reasonable to suppose that the Ohio senator would receive the in dorsement of his own state, and especi ally as he seemed to desire such action. Still, one thing has been clearly demon strated and that is. uerfect harmony ex- ists among the Republicans, for I do not recall in the history of the state such unanimity of sentiment at a political convention. In my state the peo ple, at least a majority of them, are still for Blaixe, but it can not be denied that Senator Sher man also has hosts of powerful friends in Michigan. There seems little doubt that President Cleveland will lie renominated by the Democracy, and in such an event, if Senator Sherman should be selected as the standard bearer of the Republican party, it would make a very interesting fight. I have not taken much stock in the reports that Mr. Blame, becoming alarmed at the advancement of Senator Sher man's interests, intended to cut short his proposed European trip and re turn to this country, and I am glad to see that my impressions were correct The mere fact of the Ohio convention putting Mr. Sherman In the field does not assure him the nomination by the Republicans in 1888, hut it may have an effect in shaping matters. With a con test between Cleveland and Sher man next year, I am convinced that the result would be to show whether the United States is in reality either Demo cratic or Republican. The proposed visit of the president West this fall is going to exert a great influence upon the voters, and if he accepts all the in vitations that have been tendered him he will be kept swinging around the circle until Christmas. Hon. W. B. Thompson. Tlnn W I* ToAwMnv jlin imffrrAri Il'Ul. M . -IJ. III'OII '^\M, VMUOWH.V.IUtU Star Pouter Bkady' as Second Assistant Postmaster General— lt has been a source of great pleasure for me to-day to drive around this beautiful city, and especially on Summit avenue. While this boulevard is not so extensive as Euclid avenue of Cleveland, yet in time 1 think it will eclipse that famous drive. Many of the houses that 1 saw to-day were unique specimens of architecture, in fact I have not seen them excelled anywhere in my travels, and I have gone over a great deal of territory, and especially while I was superintendent of the railway mail service at Washing ton. As for politics, lam for the nom inee of the Republican party, whoever he may be, and think that we are bound to win the next fight. It cannot be gainsaid, however, that Senator hu man is making rapid progress with his boom, and each day he is becoming, closer united to the people. In my opinion there should be an end to this dark horse business in politics, for the candidates thus chosen are men of me diocrity, as we have had strikingly, ex emplified within the past few years in our political history. Wiseacres may shake their heads and declare that the office should seek the man. but I con tend that the reverse is the correct the ory, and that a man fitted to adorn such a high station as the presidency of the United States should not neglect any opportunity that may be afforded him to foster this ambition. Hon. David McConville. Hon. David McCoxviu.e, Sixth Auditor of , the Treasury Department and in Control of the Finances and Ac- counts of the Tostoffiee Department- Accompanied by my wife. I am on my way to the Yellowstone Park for a few weeks' recreation, and the probabilities are that we will make the trip through the park on horseback. Just before I left Washington last Tuesday I had a talk with the postmaster general, in which he informed me that he would take his vacation about the sth of Au gust, and would spend the time among his old friends and acquaintances in the Northwest. He is at present engaged in revising the rules and regulations of the postoflice department, and this work may detain him a little longer than he anticipates, but he will certainly be at his home some time during the month of August. It is a decided relief to get up here where it is so cool and pleasant/ for we have had an awful siege of it this summer at Washington. It is not conducive to health or spirits to be com pelled to work in such weather, and all who can effect it are deserting the capi tal until there is a respite from the in tolerable heat. Capt. Johnson. * Capt. Joiixsox, Manager of the Cable Line— Col. Dudley' has gone East to linrrv un th»» •Jihiiocn 1 .. of matorinl in order to facilitate our work here and car loads of machinery are arriving every day in consequence of his energy. All the boilers are now in position in the power house, and if we had the material for the street work, we could put a large force of men at work immediately, . The only talk that I have heard about an injunction against our enterprise, emanated, I think from a gentleman who objected to having a portion of his property cut off by the proposed im provement. It consisted of about three feet on Selby avenue, and his idea was to bring suit against the city to restrain such action and not against our com- pany. We .are going ahead with the work as fast as the means at our dis posal will permit, and while we will not be able to get things in running order by the first of August as we intended, the cable cars will be in operation long be- fore cold weather catches us. We must counsel a little patience on the part of the public for they are not half so badly disappointed as • we are, and as fast as- material is received it is utilized in our enterprise. Follow the Globe's Example. Follow the Globe's Example. . Fergus Falls Journal. Invitations and delegations have been pouring in on Cleveland so fast that he has had to advertise, like the St. Paul Globe, "no more recipes wanted." He will give the same" careful scrutiny to invitations by mail or express .that he does to those presented by delegation. ; t^y WHISPERS. '-'zZ ... Some time ago, you may remember," just after the president had announced his inten tion of giving up his projected St. Louis trip. ■ . and when it was supposed the Twin Cities would also lose the contemplated pleasure of entertaining him, the Whisperer announced that he had authentic information' to the effect that the president would, despite J rumor to the contrary, surely come to the ■ Northwest. Behold how the assertion has been confirmed. The pleasure the entire ■ Northwest will feel in his coming will suffice ; to pardon the "I-told-you-so." But I also learn that the president and his wife will not be inclined to accept private hospitality lest : by • appearing to discriminate they may oft'end; But there is one exception that Mrs. Cleveland, personally, will be likely to make. i Y«jars ago, when a little girl, she lived in Sfr Paul with an uncle, a Mr. Hum>LESTON,who Is I now in Europe. Some of the hap piest ; days of her childhood were j spent here. Living just across the | street was a family in which j there was another bright little girl. The two i became fast friends and constant playmates; Nearly every day of ■ their sunshiny lives I was passed together, and when circumstances I called little Frances Folsom to an Eastern home, they parted amid tears and protesta tions of eternal friendship. The other little girl remained in St, Paul, but neither has lost l^nce of the other, and when Mrs Frances C'levelanh comes to St.Paul it is pretty safe to say that she will be the guest if only for an exceedingly short time, of Miss Fore pavcii. I have another instance of pluck and en- J ergy to relate to you. . Somehow there seems j to be something in this Northwestern climate which develops it, if a man has anything at all like it in his composition. The young man who is the hero of my little tale is well known and well liked, deservedly so, too. He has the entree to the best houses in the city and no social event is considered entirely com plete without his presence. He is an exceedingly modest youth wiihnl and for that reason I am per suaded not to give his name, though he is so well known . that perhaps that is unnecessary anyhow. Well, this young man after graduating at Yale came to St. Paul with nothing but his well stored brain and pluck to rely upon. He found a good situation, but about a year ago, through no fault of his own. lost it. Then he had hard luck indeed. He sought every where, but no opening appeared. He was not easily discouraged, however. The men who succeed rarely are. Finally in a depre cating manner a friend said he knew of an opening in a wholesale house, but the posi tion was simply that of a common laborer at exceedingly small wages. Anything was better than starving. The young man applied for the place, got it. aud did his work well. He commended himself to his employers, was successively promoted as vacancies oc curred, and now occupies a responsible posi tion both in the firm and as the prospective husband of an Eastern young lady, recently a visitor here. S ' Quite a romance of a poor voting man.isn't it? " ' - But I had another tale whispered me of a youth who was comparatively recently a favorite in Paul society which is net so plea.ring, but which in its way points a very strong moral if it doesn't adorn a tale. This young man was also bright and well edu cated. He also secured an excellent position shortly after coming to the city, but there the similarity ends. He had expensive tastes and sought, as the boys say, "to hold his end up" hi the social swim. As a result his expendi tures largely exceeded his income, and he was soon deeply in debt He hadn't the moral courage to retrench and give up the expensive way of living he had fallen into. He was two fond of the good things of this life for that. Then he took to gambling to eke out his income. The small game of ••draw" played at first for amusement, became a very large game, played for the money there was in it. • Luck turned against him. His credi tors became importunate. He still might have arranged matters if he could have sum moned up resolution enough to give up his jfay friends, but he couldn't. He still went everywhere, and if any observing young woman noticed and "commented upon his careworn appearance it was attributed to over work. Xo one but himself knew the pitiable struggle he was making to keep up ranees, that crudest of all shams. Finally the burden became greater than he could bear, and he precipitately fled from the city, leaving a large number of disgusted creditors and wondering friends, who to this day are ignorant of his reason for leaving so suddenly. Don't go and do likewise. : ' The Whisperer heard of n novel netitim. — — —___-.- fvv..-.v.» the other day which a number of business men contemplated laying before council. It seems that the wives of these gentlemen are in the habit of driving down Third street to their places of business for them every even ing about 0 o'clock. At the same hour the heavy lumbering, grading and freight wagons employed in different parts of the city begin to wend their way homeward, and with one accord the drivers select Third street. The natural consequence is that the street, which, even at other hours, is all too narrow to accommodate necessary vehicles, becomes frequently dangerously blocked. In fact the gentlemen who are formulating the petition assert that their wives have on sev eral occasions had narrow escapes from heed less drivers whose heavy wagons could sustain no damage from a collision. The danger has become so great, they assert, that they will no longer uermit their wives to rump them. The petition will recite these facts. and will pray council to keep nil heavy wagons which are not compelled to be there by the demands of business off of Third street and compel them to use less generally traveled thoroughfares. It is claimed every business man on Third street will sign the petition. But what a pity it is St. Paul's streets were not better laid out. ' ■'■ ■ fh , The Whisperer was talking with a friend the other day, who is something of an en thusiast on aquatic sports and whose splendid physique evinces his devotion to them. The burden of his song was that it is a shame with every advantage in the world ■ the local oarsmen, those of the Twin Cities, do not organize a regatta worthy of the name to take place near at home, on Lake Minnetonka for instance. Particu larly is this the case when there are so many excellent oarsmen in the two cities and when they can go to Winnipeg and make such a good record Jtor themselves. Lake Minne tonka is certainly as excellent a location for a regatta as the Red river. It ought not cither to be very difficult to organize an ex cellent regatta. Beside the Minnesota and St. Paulclubsof thiseity.audthe Lurlinedub of Minneapolis, there are the Farmgut and Pullman clubs in Chicago, the Sylvan club at Moline, and probably also the Winnipeggers could be induced to take part. The enthusi ast said he knew the hotels at Minnetonka would gladly assist in making the affair a success, and he is sure it could be made to surpass anything of the kind ever attempted In the Northwest CerminK- ilmro ''« mntnTlol enough and water enough. All that is needed is. the requisite energy on the part of the or ganizers and the stimulus of sufficient prizes. A TOgatta during President Cleveland's v^jsit to the Northwest would be highly enjoy able, . A charming lady of the Whimperer's ac !tA charming lady of the WmspEitEn's ac quaintance Is blessed with a little gill about five years old. who is about as quaint and bright a specimen of youthful humanity as could be well imagined. The little tot is a profound thinker in her way, aud the result of her observations is sometimes well worthy of repetition. When the circus was in town She wap, like a good many children of larger growth, possessed with an intense desire to see the elephant. Her mamma had promised her she should go if it did not rain. All day the little innocent watched the skies, and as the clouds gathered, her face, too, became clouded with grief. Finally the clouds rolled away and the promised treat was assured. t --* ■.... in,. C,,11- .... of i,„. «.|l.a. ..!.,, ~_ 1...1 I,'himiii: juuum up in uer jjuotner, sue erica, "Oh, mamma, Dod was just foolin' us after all. wasn't he?" At another time she intently watched the lightning playing over and through a storm cloud. After gazing thought fully for a long time at the. to her, novel phe nomenon, she gravely announced the result of her observations: "Mamma, I know what makes that light. Dod is tryin' to light his gas and the matches go out." ' '. "7>Vr . Won't she make a bright woman, though I . The other day I was talking to a young friend who has recently gone into the tea and coffee business. I commented upon his ca daverous appearance and asked him what was the matter. "Well, you Bee," he said. "I've got to be diplomatic in order to hold as well as to increase "my trade. V Now nearly ; every restaurantl in the - city deals with nic, and to be politic I've got to board with each in turn or else they'll boycott mc, and I tell you some of "em " are pretty tough. If it wasn't for the dinners at private houses that I'm in vited to and an occasional meal at a hotel I think Pel give up the tight for fortune in about a week. - It is a ease calling for heartfelt sympathy. At least so thinks The Whisperer. yZZ-y.A- ■ : — -•-■ — yyyy A FOOL'S WISDOM. I am not surprised at the Pinkertons estab lishing a branch detective agency in St. Paul. Over two years ago the subject was broached by them, but for some reason or other dropped. At that time it was said that John O'Connor would be the official head of the branch. Billy Pinkertou is well known up this way, and the success of the Thiols and other private agencies can not have failed to show him the value of the field. The focusing of so many railroads in St. Paul offers to private detec tive concerns considerable profitable work. *#* Among the members of tbe committee Among the members of the committee from the Brotherhood of Telegraphers. which is said to be negotiating far the pur- chase of the Baltimore & Ohio Telegraph company, 1 notice the name of Edward Buckley-. If I mistake not (and lam told- that my surmise is correct) this Buckley is the same young gentleman who, while in St. Paul a year ago, stirred the Western Union up - with a big expose. I have known him for. years. His home is in Mankato. where he commenced life as an employe of the old Sioux City road. He then drifted into telegraphy, came to St. Paul and entered the city office of the West- crn Union, He remained there until the conflict between the company and the opera- tors broke out as to extra pay for extra work. Buckley- was so determined a"kicker" for the rights of the men, and so savagely aggressive that he and the company glady parted com pany. Meanwhile his ambitions had turned toward medicine. _ * * Studying for several months with Dr. J. F. Studying for several months with Dr. J. F. Baker, he advanced so rapidly. that last of all he left St. Paul for New York, intending to complete his medical education there —then to return here for practice. He has never severed his connection with the tele graphers, and I would not be surprised to learn that it was his brain that had conceived the daring scheme of buying tne B. &O. He is still a young man, of fine physical propor tions, and radical enough to break his neck or succeed in anything that he undertakes. « * An envious female stood before the lion's cage at the circus Tuesday afternoon. One of the royal beasts was scaring the babies by bellowing with all of the strength of his lungs. She stood it as long as she could,then sighed and said: "Well, if I had a voice like that I'd wager a pound that a waiter would never bring me potatoes when I had ordered biscuits." * * No one has ever given Charly Oilman the credit of being artistic. One glance at the style at his hat would dispel any such illu sion. But, somehow or other, he has tacked on to his stock farm the poetical name of Beulahland. In his own mind, though, I honestly believe that he would rather change it to "State house" than to keep it as it is. * * * The Theatre, a dramatic weekly of New The Theatre, a dramatic weekly of New York, has lately published an amusing arti cle in two numbers, from the pen of Will O. Bates. The writer, with a sharp dash of sarcasm that takes in a host of Eastern and Western art-workers and cities, tells how he set out on a voyage of discovery from New York to find the artists Fuse and Yolk, supposed to be lost in the wilds of Minneapo lis and St. Paul. The incidents of the voyage and its successful ending make up a reada ble chapter on a list of art celebrities in this ail-forsaken country. * * * When I meet with a masculine newsgath erer, whose habitual custom is to whine, my mind strays away to St. Cloud, where in 1557 Jane Gray Swisshei.m. that wonderful woman journalist— the first in America established and published The Visiter, a feeble plant transplanted from Pittsburg, and which died soon enough. Eccentric as this woman was, a braver heart never fought for what she be lieved to be right. With her babe in her arms she pushed into ' the wilder ness with her printing press — to do what? To advocate . the abolition of slavery and the wearing of bifurcated gar ments by women from Maine to Lonisana. She was the butt of ridicule of every witless writer's pen. The effect of this upon her was as the dropping of rain on a rock. *** She was not a woman suffragist, in any sense of the word. That "ism" received no aid from her. But, in establishing the legal identity of married women, she was among the first to break the way. Not that so very much has been done in that direction yet. .The laws passed by the last Minnesota legislature, and supposed to materially aid married women, do not, as a matter of fact, change their position in the courts or in matters of property at all. Donnelly's pathos sent them through without there be ing any more practical good in them than a list of pretty words strung fin a slender chain. r- ■* St. Cloud made itself famous in a certain St. Cloud made itself famous in a certain unenviable direction by destroying Mrs. Swissiielm's office and placing her own life and those of her friends in danger. From there she went to the lecture field, and thence to Washington as the correspondent of the New York Tribune. She was the first woman to serve in that capacity on any paper. I have not the space to tell more, as others have, of her purity of character and honesty „F „.....,..,> I l,w, ",<-.,r.l „f V.or rr.li.rinn Clin was a Cai.vinist. and of this she said one day: "It's the sort of religion I believe in to this day. with the hell-fire left out," *** There are not many who sat in the audi- There are not many who sat in the audi ence at the late high school graduation exer cises who will ever forget the remarkable de livery of Miss Adah Hawkins. Why she did not carry off the first prize is neither here nor there; but I hear rumors that she has a strong ambition to go upon the stage. Her sister, Miss Etta Hawkins, has already taken her honors, and now the junior would .take wings and try also. I would like to say God speed to Miss Hawkins, if I did not believe, with a good many others, that there is a broader fielo for her talents in another direc tion than the stage. *»* ZAAA' Prof. A. M. Wells, late principal of the Redwood Falls schools, is not the author of the old story that the population of Redwood consists of 400 human btings and 600 snakes. But it is told of" him that while teaching there he was accosted by a visiting friend with the question : •How do you manage to live here?" "Teach." * "Is that all you do?" . "No." I "What else, then?" . * . "Catch snakes." * There is a brilliant young man in Minne apolis who took another b. y. m's best girl to the theater not long ago. As will be.remem bered, the drop curtain at the Grand has an Egyptian scene.a la Cleopatra, painted upon it. During the performance the young lady in quired what the painting represented. "Oh," said the sprig, quite glibly, "that's from the 'Mikado.' The woman in the foreground is Yum Yum." And she believes so to the pros est day. * It is ex- Gov. llokai k Austin to whom tne it is ex- Gov. noRACK Austin to whom tne remark is accredited, "that he would roast the railroads over the fires of hell." Just at pre> ..... ,i,,. n,„ni.,i..i.,iii,.\ ...m In ho rtniiMT tho roasting. If all 1 hear from the state capitol lie true, the commission is badly mixed up. Gibbs' sympathies are with the people. Beck by an accurate knowledge of the situation, leans the same way. Austin is hunting for a self-guide to discover where he is. In his own choice language he has "taken it under advisement." » * * . - - - The hardest blow that was struck nt If. B. Dean at the Business Men's meeting at Man kato was by Congressman Jons.- I.txu. Mr. Dean had repelled the insinuation that the boycott was used by the merchants of St. Paul, by saying that the system had been de vised by foreigners. Mr. Lixn was on his feet at once. He was angry, and I quote literally his reply: "I hurl my anna-thema in the face of the gentleman when he says that the boycott is favored by foreigners ; alone." The "anna-lhema" caught Mr. Dkax | tinder the seventh rib, and he sal down, to \ find his breath. , Br a Fool. . | DRAMATIC DRIFT. - The dramatic celebrities are all • now on a summer vacation. . Mrs.. Langtry was the last one to quit professional work. She I will reach New York to-day on her return from the Pacific coast, and will spend her six weeks vacation in her elegant apartments on Twenty-third street.. She usually devotes her •Vacation to study. She gets enough travel while tilling her professional engagements. * * * In a letter written from Omaha a few days ago, to an acquaintance in this city. Mrs. I Langtry says: "I retain the pleasantest j memories of St. Paul and the kindness of the < St. Paul people to me. I have had a brilliant tour in California and am now traveling homeward. You will see I have declared my intention to become an American citizen. I j hope I shall prove a good oue." * * Bep.miakdt to vacating in Pans, the only i Bernhardt is vacating in Pans, the only city in the world that has any attraction for her. Moojeska is ranching in Colorado, and is engaged in the laudable effort of teaching Count Bozenta how to raise spring chick- ens. Billy Florence has been over to Scot- land and had a game of lawn tennis with his chum, Kobeiit Murray, the Bail of Dins- more. He is now back on his trout preserve in Canada, catching speckled beauties by the peck. Mr. Florence is the best fish-story teller in the world. "Amber Heart" is the name of the new play to be produced by Hen by Irving and Ellen tan during their next American tour. In this play Ellaline, a maiden, wears an amulet that prevents her from feeling the power of love. She throws the charm into the lake, and then she loves, suffers and is driven by despair to end her life. But the waters give up the amulet to her and she is restored. * * A well known army officer is responsible for the advertisement that Mrs. Brows Potter got in connection with her " 'Ostler Joe" recitation at the Whitney reception. The recitation created no sensation at the time, but the officer who wished to have Mrs. Pot- ter advertised went down to newspaper row that night and told the correspondents a cock and bull story about having been up to the Whitney entertainment, and what a dust had beeu kicked up by Mrs. Potter. The fiction had enough of the juice of sensation- alism about it to make good bait, and the correspondents were caught. / *** '/ The McCacll opera company are an- nounced to produce a new American opera next season. The music was composed by Reginald Dekoven, of Chicago, aud the libretto was written by Harry B. Smith, of the Chicago News. The scene is laid in the East Indies, giving an opportunity for pic- turesque scenery and costumes. # * "The Lost Artists Found" is the title of a "The Lost Artists Found" is the title of a serial story written by W. O. Bates, of this city, and just concluded in "The Theatre." the New York dramatic magazine. Artists Flagg and Yolk of local fame are the heroes of the romance. The story ends well . because it winds up in St Paul. The three Gorman brothers, who for ten years were me noveiiy men oi naveriy » minstrel show, have organized a company of their own known as '-The Gormans' Spectac ular Minstrels." They claim to present an absolutely new departure in minstrelsy, and will be managed by Fred E. Wright, who has for several years been the successful pilot of the Haverlv organization. / * * V Jorbeauis going to star this season in a bright little musical comedy which was writ- ten expressly for her. It is announced that she will be managed by her husband, a very strange thing for stage women, but Mr. Bernstein has plenty of money and faith in hi.- wife's abilities. It would be a marvel if she didn't succeed. «•- STRAY SUNBEAMS. STRAY SUNBEAMS. A twelve-hour run between St. Paul and Chicago is something the traveling public long has sought, and mourned because it found it not. The slow train schedule, re- quiring sixteen and eighteen hours to make the run between this city and Chicago, is an exhibition of old fogy ism entirely out of keeping with the progressive conditions of modern railroad enterprise. The time is not far distant when the trip between the two cities will be made in ten hours, and probably eight. The distance is 420 miles, and a fifty-mile-au-hour run is not an extraordinary effort over a well-equipped road, ' through \ a level country, strangers visiting the Northwest are invariably aston ished at the slow time made by the railroads in a section where everything else is fast. * * Francis A. Sawyer, who was a United states senator from South Carolina during the carpet-bag regime, and was afterwards assistant secretary of the treasury, now holds a 51. 400 clerkship in Washington and is glad to get that. This is only another illustration of the varying fortunes of political life. * * * It is singular how much time and dircum- Stances have to do with bringing individuals into prominence. As the time approaches for the presidential campaign even Hiooihs, the humble department clerk, rises once more to the importance of a national issue. * * It is along step from a dime museum to the lord mayor's dinner table, but Mexican Joe, who has gone to England to rival Buffalo Bill in the wild western show business,' is the man to take it.' Mexican Joe's real name is Sublet ami lie is a Georgian. He was in the Confederate service and at the close or the war drifted down into Texas, where lit made a local reputation by killing off a whole gang of Mexican horse thieves who infested the country around San Antonio. He then - took up his residence in Chihuahua, where he amused himself for several years by kill ing Apache Indians. * * * Mexican Joe was in St. Paul last winter Mexican Joe was iv St. Paul last winter posing as the principal attraction in a dime museum. When he gets to London with his herd of cowboys and cargo of Apache scalps, be will be invited up to dine with the lord mayor and introduced to the circle of British aristocracy as a distinguished member of the American parliament. • * » * A St. Paul lady,. well known in eociety cir cles has announced her determination to in vade the South next winter with a company of Northwestern beauties, who will create more of a sensation in that section- than the Dour party did up here. This kind of sec tional hostility is just what the nation needs. When the Southern girls come up here and captnr*our boys, and then the our girls re taliate by going down there and capturing the Southern boys the work of reconstruc tion will be completed. A union of hearts and a union of hands link a country together in strong bonds. Small boys can be seen fishing for Dr. Quinn's silk hat, lost while retnrning from camp meeting. Put Rasche was seen yesterday stand ing on the highest peak of; Backbone mountain in Maryland. He seemed to be motioning toward St. Paul as if he wanted some of the gang to join him. Men who said that Dcs Moines could- n't get "three straight from St. Paul again" were noticeable in the early aft- ernoon, but no glass. was poweful enough to find them last evening. ' Clerks iv the county building are no-. ticed to have formed a combination for j the purchase of a clock for one- of the employes of the . Title Insurance coin- pan j\ who seems to have a passion for ■ looking at a clock. . -'- - ~ " ZX- Z'■ "Big Andy" Call,, the policeman, walking 'down .Minnesota street with two pet bull-dogs guarding his heels. : ;; - Chief Clark training the fox terrier re- cently presented- him by W. A. Pinker* ton. -' a: ' ' -^ - C» a. UlßbfitliAU jlabijh;. A Practical Joke That Proved Something of a Boomerang. A thrilling though true story relating to a prominent merchant of Paul, but' who is now visiting the lake, has just leaked out. The man in question had attended a fashionable dinner party, and had imbibed rather freely of cham pagne; so much so that on 'returning to his office he felt an irresistible impulse to play on somebody a practical joke. His quick wit : soon came to his rescue. Managing to reach his telephone he called up an undertaker, and represent ing himself to be the coroner, ordered him to come immediately lad remove a dead man. He telephoned to another undertaker the same message, and still another. Not satisfied yet, he called a fourth— urging them to hasten. He then threw himself on a sofa to await the fun. A few minutes after they were seen to carry one of the boxes into the office, and soon returned with it, lifting it with much exertion into the wagon. When the man awoke he found himself stark naked on a marble slab in a dissecting room of a prominent establishment of St. Paul. "Let me see," said a thin, gaunt young fellow, who was sharpen ing a scalpel, "shall we cut out his left lung first ou his right?" The intoxicated man began to doubt whether he was dead or alive. The cold sweat began to come out on his forehead. He found himself unable to move a muscle or utter a word. "Oh, it don't make much difference," answered the person addressed, a still more ghastly-looking specimen, who was wiping a long dissecting knife near the head of the doomed man. "We can sever the jugular first and then decide what to do." As lie spoke he put his cold, wet hand on the shoulder of the man and held the knife as if about to dissect him. The man admits that the sensation was peculiar, the touch of the hand, however, acted like an electric shock, and, with a piercing yell, the "dead man" jumped several feet away from his persecutors and reached the outside of the door, only to hear them roar with laughter as they shouted to him, "Hold up. Jim. it's only a practical joke, you know ; better come back and get your vest on." He soon, however, went to sleep, and when the undertakers came he was doz ing away in a half-drunken stupor. The undertakers soon understood the situa tion and whispered a short time among themselves- The Poetic Side of It. Wahpeton Times. Col. Peter Donan is escorting a dozen or fifteen Southern belles through sev eral Northern cities, including the Twin Cities, they having done the lakes after the most elaborate fashion, and the newspapers are following the handsome i^iii.-. Willi jiiciiv Siloings. r.*rii wiicii they go to church large congregations turn out, and the native ladies admire the visitors" charming costumes, while the latter drop glittering coins into the contribution box. One would imagine that for a fact the society folks had no objection to a union of all that is . good, gentle and beautiful. North and South. ■-'-. ■♦■ Minnesota's Hospitality. Minnesota's Hospitality. St. Peter Herald. There seems to be no longer a doubt that Cleveland will be persuaded to become the guest of the greatest com- wealth of the West, viz: Minnesota, at no far distant date. Let the presi dent come and Minnesota will welcome him with an enthusiasm that will as sure him that the North Star has not been blinded by the angry utterances of firey men of sectional views. ._». Assistance for The Colonel. Assistance f°r The Colonel. Mandan Pioneer. The Burlington Reporter prints a de scriptive catalogue of the batchelors resident in the vicinity, giving in full the recomendations that each one can offer as a husband. An appeal is made to attractive maidens of a marriage able age to come and be chosen. The right kind of energy exerted just at this crisis might capture the whole bevy of Southerners now submitted to Col.Don an's unassisted escort. *^ One Reason for Wanting It. Fairmont Sentinel. Minneapolis will make a bid for the next national Republican convention. There is nothing too big or too good for the Sawdust City and we hope l;#r offer will be accepted. But perhaps 'this is one of Loren Fletcher's sly schemes to capture the nomination of vice presi- dent. Who can tell? - A Candidate for Senator. A Candidate for Senator. Fairmont Sentinel. Gordon E. Cole has had his Fourth of July oration printed in pamphlet form and is distributing it broadcast over the state. This evidently means that the lordly Gordon is a candidate for United States senator. By the way Gordon E. reminds us of the queen: You cawn't approach him except when he is a can- didate for office. -•" Slim for Mr. Gibbs. Heron Lake News. lion. John L. Gibbs' chances for being governor of Minnesota tire now mighty slim, very slim—the Mankato Register refuses to support him. The Register is a cut worm in Minnesota politics and usually shapes matters to suit itstowii pleasure. -y-'ZryAAy ▼ "The Old Gentleman." '. Devil's Lake News. , Col. Donan is spoken of by a Louis- ville paper as "the old gentleman." "Age cannot wither nor custom stale his infinite variety." But it is not hard to understand his El Doradic life, when like the eagle mewing.his youth he soars seini-occasionally in the pure empyrean of his present surroundings.— -''She __^ Not From Boston. Not From Boston. "My dear," observed Mrs. Snaggs, didn't you say that Miss South Church vas from Boston?" . uZMfi "Yes." replied Snaggs. "I think you must be mistaken. She doesn't wear spectacles. — Pittsburg Chronicle Telegraph. - ■ : ' ___ A Dress for Every Day. A Dress for Every Day. . New York World. Mrs. Cleveland wore a new costume for every day she spent at her old col lege home, thereby exciting the envy of many poor girls. -w: -«>. And What of Mr. McGill? Pipestone Republican. Some one is trying to start a boom for Gibbs for governor. Wonder what they propose doing with McGill?- MAMMA ! I It* 'Mamma V here and 'Mamma !' there. Till I am like to drop: - It's 'Mamma! Mamma!' all the time. Oh, will it never stop. A-'-.'- ~<-AAA.:i--*-. ■■ -■ ■-• A^-Z A-—AA. ..•■-<>.-::' 'It's 'Mamma! Mamma! Mammal' till 'It's 'Mamma! Mamma! Mamma. till It would wear out a saint !" Ah. poor, tired mother! Tims I hear You of times make comblaint. ■ - -■ ' [Sut when the quiet night descends, But when the quiet night descends, And every voice is still, Oh. does no vague, but haunting fear. Your gentle bosom fill? Oh. does no sudden heart throb make You seek the children's bed And call Heaven's blessings down upon Their precious curly heads? Their -little hands make mischief, Their little feet make noise, But, oh. what would you do without - Those naughty girls and boys? •:,.-■ .:•; . _ : - . . ■■'-. ■ . Ah ! think 'of lonely mothers who Ah ! think of lonely mothers who All day in silence sit; Across whose hearthstones nothing now But ghostly shadows flit: . Ah ! think of those who never hear The sweet child voices call; Whose empty arms reach out to find No little oiics at all ! ______% —Boston Globe.