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Complete files of the Globe alwayskent on baud fcr reference Patrons and friends are cordially Invited to visit and aval themselves of the facilities of our Eastern Office while in New York. , TODAY'S WEATHER. Washington, May 7. —For Minnesota, North md South Dakota: Fair; warmer; south winds. For Wisconsin: Fair ; slightly warmer; winds becoming shifting. For Iowa: Gen erally fair, preceded by scattered showers tonight and in the early morning: warmer; (rinds becoming south. For Montana: Fair, followed by light showers in extreme west ern portion; south winds; slightly cooler in western portion. p_i;-,t;iiAl. OBSERVATIONS. United States Department of Ar.nieu_.T ctre, Weather Bureau, Washington. May r, O :iS p. m. Local Time. sp.m. 7. "tli Merid ian Time.— Observations taken at the same moment of lima at all stations. ' — ~ ~~~^ £ " = 5 Jg_ t_2. 3* » _. = c ■ . p- 2 O Place of 3" 2 c Flam of §S |S Pbscrvaticu. Eo _ •=• Observation. ,_._._■'- So . a 5 •tf M i? I • • ? .' -t '. '. 7 St. Paul. .. 3UP (Ml Havre. . . 29.76 74 Duluth..'.. .. >< ..: 10 Miles City. . 29.00 08 La Crosse... 30.20 DO Ilcleuo 20.82 70 Huron 3.116 56 Calgary... .29.50 72 Pierre ... .'.'i 56 Minnedosa Si oorbead... 30.12 62. Med'eHat... 20.54 76 St. Vincent. 30.18 62 Qu'Aprelle. 59.74 72 Bismarck . 30.04 61 Cur'enl !0.( 72 Ft.Buford.. 59.9') I3S, \V iuniieg . . 29.9S 66 ' * . P. F. Lyons. Local Forecast Official. -car. Tin: Geary law seems to be badly geared. Chicago is engaged in silent prayer tor a railroad ' .r over fair rates. She locs not wish the public to bo robbed before it reaches the city. It is a good thing for Prof. Hicks that lie lives now, instead of 200 years ago. If he didn't, his weather predic tions would cost him his life at the itake. Whitelaw Reid is still explaining how it happened. Well, if he finds comfort in it, there is no good reason Why be should not be permitted to en joy the pastime. Mus. Lease evidently thinks that the petrified woman who was found on the shore of Lake Michigan was Lot's wife, and intimates that Chicago is the wicked city, which the woman looked back upon. The queen of Italy will not permit decollete costumes to enter her courts. She declares that they are positively indecent. She will find any quantities of support on lhat score in America, ex cept in the realm of fashion. The emperor of Germany has dis solved the reichstag because it declined to pass the army 1 11. The matter now goes to the people, and if they also fail to sustain the emperor, what will he do? He might abdicate, but he won't. The New York Press says that "Cuba will never find permanent peace and contentment until she seeks it under the American llag." This may be a good thing for us Americans to think, but it is an unwise thing to express at this time. A number of Chicago girls who had been chosen to wear Turkish costumes decline to wear the bloomers. It would be indelicate to press them for their reasons, but every one will believe that they would never don hoop skirls for the same. The Atlanta Constitution declares that Dink Boris is a myth. If the paper could perform the same service for Mrs. Lease, it would lie gratefully remembered by the Georgia public; but it can'!, and her ghost will continue to haunt Georgia. Bicycle clubs are making long runs over Eastern country roads to demon strate the bad condition of the high ways. The wheelmen may as well save their wind; they'll never be able to con vince the horny-handed farmers that they should build roads tor them. A wealthy Eastern woman had a collection of pet cats. Sire died in bed one night not long ago, and her pets turned to and gnawed off her nose and otherwise mutilated her face shockingly. When her will was opened it was found that she had willed SI.OUO to the per petual support of her pet felines, ln view of the base ingratitude of the beneficiaries, the will should be broken. AT LOUISVILLE. Ret Clarkson says that the purpose of the meeting of the national Ilepub lican committee at Louisville is to unify the party. He wants to meet ex-Presi dent Harrison there, so as to forgive and be forgiven. This is pretty talk, but it is already apparent that the meeting will be far from a lumpy one. There is n pretty war on between the chairman and vice chairman of the committee,and each has his following. Harrison and Clarkson are as wide apart as though ihey belonged to different political parties. The only way in which unity can be accomplished between the many discordant elements is for each faction to give up its principles with the hope that victory for the party may be ac complished in 1896. The people of the nation are keenly alive to thd situation, and will look with suspicion upon the accomplish ment of a unity. The time has arrived when the pedple care vastly less for the name of a party than they do for the principles. The factions of the Repub lican narty rn^y become harmonized, but unless the party presents to the people such principles as they approve, nothing will liave been accomplished. The party is forced to stand upon the disastrous pr nciples of the McKinley bill; and till; means defeat for it at all future elect! ins. There is no issue to which it can switch and make amends for the high tariff principles. The party has stood si i long as the ally ol the plutocrat that the people hail with de light its overthrow, aud there is little prospect that it will be forgiven in. the lifetime of any one living. The party has had its day; it has run its race. The committee has a debt of §64,000 to settle, and we may well expect to see a merry war over it. ____. SILAS WRIGHT NOT A PRO TECTIONIST. A contemporary says that Silas Weight framed tiie "tariff of abomina tions" of IS2S, "which wrecked the Re publican party of that day and brought the Democrats into power under the leadership of Andrew Jackson." So far as this carries the impression that Silas Wright was a protectionist it is erroneous, and is based on a super ficial view of his connection with that infamous act. It is true that Wright was active in the framing of the bill, and that he led the supporters of it in the debates in the house and voted for it; but it is also true that he was a Demo crat, and opposed to the.bill and desired its defeat. The inside history of that measure is interesting^ showing how men use measures as pawns in the game of po litical chess; how little regard they may have to the welfare of the country, to political principles, and how.setting cun ningly a trap for others, they fall into it themselves. The strife was less one of distinct policies between parties than of a struggle between the. Adams ins and the Jacksonian outs. The play was for the presidency and the spoils. New York and Pennsylvania, with their manufacturers eager for more protec tion, with appetites whetted by recollec tions of the practical protection of the war of '1:2- _._• and the acts of '18 and '21, were thought to be necessary to the success of the Jacksonian outs. The South wanted tree trade; Xew England, the backbone of the Adams side, wanted free raw materials, while the West wanted a tax on wool. The com mittee on manufactures was in the hands of the Jacksonians. They aimed to draft a bill which would deprive it of New England support by heavily tax ing raw materials, win the two material slates with concessions to their indus tries, and tickle the West with a big tax on wool. The New England men would, it was expected, vote against the bill, and, with the aid of the South, defeat it and incur the resulting odium in New York and Pennsylvania, thus insuring those slates to Jackson. Weight went into this contemptible playing of politics against principle, although doubtfully, because, as he warned the Southern members, the New England members might, at the last, accept the measure. iThey did this, and the bill passed, and the Democrats were caught in their own trap. They were participants in foisting on the country a tariff for which history has accepted as accurate the title of "the tariff of abominations." THE STATE ELEVATOR. While the Globe opposed the scheme to commit the state to the grain-hand ling business as proposed in the bill to construct an elevator at Duluth, it can find some justification for the Demo crats who voted for it. - They merely compelled the other fel lows to stay in the game they had put up until it was played out, and take the consequences. The. governor's bill applied only to the country elevators. It expressly ex cepted from its operation the terminals. When the point was made that these were to be left free to come under or stay out ot the present law, as they choose, and that if one were to be regu lated the other should be also, it was replied by the governor's representa tives on (he floor that another bill was to follow which would regulate the terminal elevators. On this promise enough votes were corralled with the addition of some Democrats scared out of their wits by the threat of a veto of the capitol bill, to pass the governor's country ele vator bill. When the Jacobsox bill regulating the terminals came up it was slaughtered, just as was expected, pos sibly as was intended. This left the terminal markets in the control of the elevators which monopolize them. No relief was to be had save through the state elevator bill. Barrett's bill was known to be smothered in Senator Uompe's pockets in the senate. It was the state bill or nothing. Tricked and beaten by the combine, angered at the duplicity shown, and willing to strain party principles to meet the emergency, men voted for the state elevator bill to whom its priuciple was repugnant and who feared the precedent it established. It was the activity of the combine in defeating the terminal bill that pro cured the passage of this bill. A WRINKLE IN WHISKY. The manipulations of the whisky trust and the recent exposure of the methods of Sutton, the Louisville deal er and distiller, have familiarized the country with the extent to which the speculative craze for coining wind into money has gone. The study seems to be how far a dollar of actual capital can be made to stand for dollars of seeming capital; how the maximum of business can be done on the minimum of capital. In the case of the trust absolute control arbitrarily used furnished the base of operation; in the Suttox case a good credit was supplemented by actual fraud finding its opportunity in a busi ness practice. An investigation prompted by the de velopments in these cases reveals an other and a new wrinkle in the specula tive features of the whiSKy trade in which the cupidity of the retailer is made use of by the speculator to float his venture and share his risks. In the ordinary course of the legitimate business of dis tilling the distiller makes sales of his product by issuing warehouse receipts, stating that the holder is entitled to the specified number of barrels— usually not less than live— of whisky of the brand named, stored in his bonded warehouse, on payment of the government taxes and storage. He also uses these receipts to hypothecate the whisky at the banks as collateral forloans. The purchaser can also make the same use of them. It is also permissible under the revenue laws for a distiller to make whiskies iv the name of his customers as distillers, branded as they desire, which he does, provided that they take at least a day's run of the distillery. Here is where the speculator finds his opportunity and comes into the trade. lie engages one or more days' product of some distillery, and has the whisky made in his name as distiller, giving it the name of some fictitious distillery, lo cated only in his imagination. The whisky is put in bond, and the real dis tiller issues his receipts to the imag inary distiller, usually stating that the latter is entitled to the liquor on pay ment of taxes and storage. These re ceipts the proprietor of the distillery in the clouds, generally hypothecates at the bank to raise the money to start his venture, and then takes to the road to sell his stock to the retailers. He, too, sells by issuing the -'receipts of his "dis tillery.^a lithograph of which usually adorns the receipt, taking as n^ch cash as his customer can or will pay down, and his notes fox the balance. His 1 ■<_- THE SAIN^ PAUL DAILY GLOBE; MONDAY MORNING, MAY 8, 1893. eeipts. however, have this very material difference— that they entitle the purcha ser to the whisky on payment, not only of the taxes and storage, but of the pur chase price. If the speculative distiller without a distillery below the clouds succeeds in disposing of all of his brand in this way, and realizes enough to get his original distiller's receipt out of hoc at the bank, the purchasers will get their whisky on complying with the terms of the receipts. If, however, the specula tion snags anywhere— if the product is not realized ou sufficiently— the retailer finds that the whisky he has bought at a bargain belongs either to the real dis tiller, who holds it for the purchase price, or to the bank which holds it, in pledge; that the distiller? whose picture adorns his receipts has no. existence on earth, aud that the distiller of whom he bought is only an irresponsible specu lator, from whom nothing can be re covered. The retailer charges the transaction up to profit and loss, makes one more entry in the expense account of the school of experience, and there after steers clear of "purchase price" receipts, or assures himself of the re sponsibility of the seller. CRIME INCREASING. The statement is made by. the Med ical Times, a thoroughly reliable paper, that the census of the United States in 1850 showed one criminal in 3,503 of population, while the census of 18' JO showed one in 783.5. It is an undis puted fact that America contains a greater per cent of criminals than any other civilized country. The reasons for all this seem plain. In 1850 crime was very much more grave in the eyes of law-abiding people than it is today. Then, to permit a man to go free be cause lie had stolen only a small amount, or because he had influential friends, was almost unheard of. The sentiment against crime was so strong that it was not an uncommon thins for parents to turn their erring sons over to the law, to be punished for their pub lic offenses. . Respectable women did not attend murder trials and carry bou quets to brutal murderers. And juries in no criminal cases were so filled with maudlin sympathies that they could not find a man guilty if the evidence showed beyond a reasonable doubt that he was. But the time soon came when sickly sentiment gained the mastery. Lawyers who made a specialty of defending crim inals seized the opportunity and pre vailed upon legislatures to pass laws making it easier for the defense of crim inals. At the beginning they were not able to gain much advantage through the legislatures, but they have persist ently kept at it until the chances for conviction under the criminal codes are many times smaller than they were forty years ago. One point of vantage gained is in having the salaries of state's attofheys kept down to a figure where only young or inferior lawyers can afford' to take the positions. Today in most places the olli23' of state's at torn is considered only a stepping stone for promising young attorneys; and when there arc no such, failures at the bar are elected. In the forty years the American sympathy for criminals has grown so great that to be accused of murder is to be elevated to a hero. Nearly half the press of the country is ready at any moment to jump to the de fense of the rankest murderer who has been captured and brought to trial. Women flock into the criminal court rooms and bestow their influence in every way possible in behalf of the ac cused, frowning at the damaging evi dence and applauding the favorable. They flock to the state's prison to carry flowers and sympathy, not to the ones who are imprisoned for inferior of fenses, but to the men whose entire lives have been devoted to the most daring and terrible crimes. It may be justly said that the American sympathy for criminals has run mad. Archibald, in his great work on criminal law, has laid it down that the safety of a commonwealth does not de pend so much upon the severity of the punishment of criminals as upon the certainty. If our American mills of justice ground so surely that every man who committed a crime was sure to be punished, we should soon see a marked decrease in the amount of crime. But that time is not likely to come soon. We will without doubt continue to ac quit men who should be hanged, or to send them to the penitentiaries for life only to see them pardoned in a few years. There .is another and still deeper cause for the increase of crime than the ones referred to. In the old time par ents kept their young children off the street at night time. A boy was not permitted to be out after dark until he was well along toward twenty years old. Today the streets of every city are filled till late at night with boys under ten years. The majority of these youths are constantly schooling in crime, and very many of them are growing up to follow criminal careers. Many of these little fellows do not consider it wrong to steal from a fruit stand, and if they are caught at it the chances are 100 to 1 that they will not be punished either by the courts or their parents. r At the rate the American papulation is traveling in the direction of crime, we may well expect the time to come when the one who is not a criminal will be the exception. THE LOCAL STAGE. For some cause there was not the custom ary crush at the Grand last evening, though it was a crowded house that greeted "A Night on the Bristol." The play itself was scarcely worth mentioning, and is merely a prelude to the second act, which introduces the specialties and all that is good of the play. The specialties are good, some of them especially so, the contortion act being about the best ever seen in this city. The play is the old "Fun on the Bristol," several elop ing parties meeting on the steamer and amusing each other with the specialty work. John P. Sheridan, as Mrs. O'Brien, is as sat isfactory as of old, and his character work in the medley was quite a hit. Zeno, the contortionist, gave a wonderful exposition of his art and was 'roundly- applauded. The dancing of Post and that of Misses Ilartz and Leviuge, with the Parisian song of Mile. Siegrist, were all good. During Comedian William 11. Crane'i week's engagement at the Metropolitan, which opens tonight, he will present two of his greatest comedy successes, namely, "On Probation" and "The Seuator." Both plays are radically different and give the comedian, who has played everything from grand English opera to burlesque, and from far cical comedies' to Shakespeare, an oppor tunity to show His versatility. "Ou Proba tion," which will be presented on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, is a comic work and was the first play the actor pre sented when he separated from Stuart Rob son. At that time it was in four acts and there was a strong serious interest* in it. In its present form, however, it is in three acts, and the seriousness has been eliminated in favor of the amusing. "The Senator," which will be given on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights and Saturday matinee, is probably the most suc cessful comedy written in years, and it would be hard to enumerate tho number of people who have seen it. We understand the sale of seats for this engagement has been _ quite large and a big week's business is antici pated* IN THE MAGAZINES. Harper's Weekly, published May 3, is largely devoted to tho illustra tion of the great naval review at New York. Occupying the front page is a characteristic picture of. a striking naval incident drawn by T. de Thul strup. A double-page illustration pre sents a view of the fleet as it ap peared at the time of the review, while a superb eight-page supplement illustrates the passage of the vessels trom the bay to their anchorage in the North river. Other scenes and inci dents of the occasion are appropri ately illustrated. The number also contains an attractive miscellany of timely, articles on other subjects of cur rent interest. Edna Lyall's brilliant story, "To Right the Wrong," which was begun in Harper's Bazar for April S, will be con tinued in special eight-page monthly supplements, the first of which is given in the current number of the: Bazar, published on May 0. A Conan Doyle's new novel, "The Refugees," now running in Harper's Magazine, is attracting much attention on both sides of the Atlantic. The Publishers' Circular, London, says, "It is one of the few really successful tales that have appeared since the days of Scott." The Review of Reviews for May will be found as strikingly original and in dividual in its character as any previous issues of this enterprising periodical. It strikes out into, a fresh field with Mr. Stead's magnificent character sketch of Frederick 'Selous, the great African traveler and hunter— the greatest Nim rod, in fact, that this world has ever produced. Mr. Stead makes a marvel .ously interesting chapter of exploits with lions, elephants and other large game in the heart of Africa, and also shows in his own peculiarly virile and fascinating way how vitally the work of a great hunter .like Selous may asso ciate itself with the advance of civiliza tion and with the enlightenment of the Dark Continent. The- Century company will show in their exhibit at the Columbian exposi tion a great number of interesting orig inal manuscripts and drawings for im portant illustrations in the Century and St. Nicholas. Manuscript poems by Tennyson, Longfellow, Whittier and Bryant will appear in the St. Nicholas exhibit, with the manuscript of the first chanter ot "Little Lord Fauntl _- roy," by" Mrs. Burnett, and original stories by other well known writers. The originals of famous letters and documents quoted in Messrs. Nicolay and Hay's "Life of Lincoln" will bo ehown, including a certificate of a road survey made by Lincoln in 1834, with bill for his services at 53 a day, the letter of the committee apprising Mr. Lincoln of his first nomination for the presidency and his reply, the corrected copy of the inaugural address from which he read, March 4. 1801; the original draft of his proclamation calling for 75,000 men, drafts of important messages to con gress, as submitted to the cabinet; Mr. Lincoln's written speech on presenting Grant his commission as lieutenant general, and the autograph copy, in pencil, of Gen. Grant's reply. Let ters from Gen. Grant to the editors of the Century regarding his papers for the AVar Series— the last from Mt. Mc- Gregor-will be exhibited, with original manuscripts by Gen. McClellan, Joseph E. Johnston and others. The Century company will show also how an illustration is prepared for the magazine, from the artist's drawing to the printed page, by wood-engraving, and by various photo-engraving proc esses;* how the "Century Dictionary", was made, with copies of the earliest English dictionaries, and manuscripts and proofs of the "Century Dictionary'? in various stage*. This exhibit, with that of other publishers, will be round in the north gallery of the manufactures and liberal arts building. .-.!_: Fairies, Covenanters, . wolves, ghosts and dancing puddings figure one alter another, each rivaling its predecessor in lively interest, in the pages of Romance for May. The special feature of this number is stories of Scotland and Ireland, and the most characteristic writers of those countries have been drawn upon for contributions. Among them are the Countess of Minister, Allan Cunningham, T. C. Spaulding, Alexander Leighton, Rosa Mulholland and William Carieton, while one of our own best-known writers, Elizabeth .V. Champney, furnishes an Irish story, bubbling over with humor. A thrilling account of a Russian wolf hunt, some charming French love stories, and an exciting tale of Old Indian warfare in New England, fill out a most entertain ing number. This magazine is issued by Romance Publishing company. Clin ton llali, Astor Place. New York, at 25 cents a number; 82.50 a year. BOOK TALKS. "Merely Mary Ann," by I. Zangwell, is No. 1 of the Breezy Library, and "breezy" the word that fitly describes the. book. Messrs. i Raphael Tuck & Sons are publishers of fine art books, and artistically the book is a little gem. The pale tint of the paper in which it is bound, a soft and delicate cream, serves beautifully for the back ground of a charming figure ot a girl who stands under the branches of a blossoming apple tree, clad in a pale green robe. It is soring personified. As to the story, it is bright, and the character of Lancelot is well drawn, and, though one may not approve of his conduct iii all his relations with Mary Ann, one can but feel a good deal of re spect for the grit that made him slick to his music through all discouragements. and hope that his "reverie" "Marianne" brought him luck by teaching the heart of the obdurate publisher. Mary Ann is not the typical servant girl of the English, lodging house, but an honest, sweet-temperedfarmer's daughter, whom the waves of adversity, aided by the vicar's wife, had drifted out of her nat ural place into the maelstrom of Lon don, and stranded in Mrs. Lead batter's kitchen. Of her faithfulness and deli cacy, as well as her good fortune, the little story tells most charmingly. Messrs. Raphael Tuck & Sons an nounce for the second number of the "Breezy Library" a book of Eden Phill potts'. called "Summer Clouds." It will be issued the 15th of May. A new book is announced from the pen of Maxwell Gray, the author of "The Silence of Dean Maitland," which the late Bishop Phillips Brooks was in the habit of saying was the most power ful work of fiction ever written. "The Last Sentence" is the striking title ot the forthcoming book, which the pub lishers (Tait, Sons & Co., New York.) affirm is a stronger, more mature, and more intensely interesting creation than the work which established the author's fame and won such high praise from the bishop. The appearance in dainty form of the new "Edgewood Edition" of the "Rev eries of a Bachelor," and "Dream Life," of Donald G. Mitchell, "Ik Marvel," has a wonderful significance. Not many books reach the expiration of their copyright terms while still in the full tide of popularity. Only such books as have become actual parts of our lit erature attain such a distinction. For more than forty years have the "Rev eries of a Bachelor" and "Dream Life" been found upon the counters and shelves of the booksellers. Three gen erations of Americans have read them and their ■ hearts have grown tender with the reading. The sweetness, the gentleness, the humanity, the little touch of quaintness, withal, are what has given to these books their immor tality, • In the preface to the edition of 1883* of the "Reveries," Mr. Mitchell tells his readers their history. And _iv interesting history it is. _ Mr. Mitchell describes the reception of the book in a manner characteris tically modest, for there is. not in this author's personality one trace of : van ity. ; "It was," he says, "in a vein that struck people as beiug somewhat new; , it made easy reading for young folks; it laid strong hold upon those of roman tic appetites, and reached in a very few months a sale which surprise! the pub lisher as much as it surprised the .au thor. Aud the surprise continues. It seems to. axe," continues Mr. Mitchell, "that 1 have written very much better books every way since that time; but the world of book-buyers will not agree with me, but goes on insisting upon the larger iuterest and values attaching to : these young 'Reveries of a Bachelor.' " The spring announcements ot Tait, Sons & Co. include many of the best authors of the day, among, whom may he mentioned Mrs. Oliphant, Henry Irv ing, George Manville Fenn, Gertrude Atherton, Jessie Fothergill, author of "The First Violin," Mrs. Forrester and Maxwell Gray, author of "The Silence of Dean Maitland." . AMONG THE REVIEWS. •, Popular Science Monthly— Dr. East lake thinks that there has been too much of a tendency to idealize the Japanese, due to the rare beauty of tho laud, the passion of the people for flow ers, the ease ana leisure of their lives and the affability and politeness which characterizes all giades of society from the highest to the lowest. Foreigners, with rare exceptions, see but the ex terior of Japanese life. The traders who.with the missionaries, form almost the whole of the foreign residents, see little more than the native traders with whonT they deal, and who occupy a low social scale. The missionaries also keep on the outskirts of native life. From these causes come the conflicting state ments of social conditions in that land of charms, and which give the readers a confused conception of what the Japan ese really are. The doctor is hardly more satisfying of the curiosity his criticisms on the views of others excite. He gives us enough to show that he is familiar with that inner life from which foreigners are generally excluded, but only enough to provoke an appetite far more, which he fails to satisfy, probably feeling the limitations of a magazine article on him. A number of excellent photo gravures accompany the article, illus trative of indoor lite. One of the social entertainments described is illustrative of. the intellectual conditions of the peo ple. One of the company, with a facile pencil, makes some suggestive sketch— a mountain, a lake, a bunch of their favorite chrysanthemums, or any other object. Another takes this and versi fies the thought that is suggested by the sketch. It may be doubted if the aver age American social circle could equal the excellence of the productions given as examples. Charles S. Plumb has a very interest ing article on "How Science is Helping the Farmer." The expectations raised thirty years ago by the first applications of chemistry to farming operations have not been realized, and their immediate result was a disgust for the "book" farmer: but in many directions scien tific discoveries have been the direct cause of gain to the agriculturist. The artificial fertilizers which have supplied the deficiencies of the barnyard are one result, and, incidentally, the guarding of the farmer against fraudulent dealers who, tempted by the large profits, made imitation fertilizers which they sold for the prices of the genuine. The inspec tion of milk by means of the tests science has given has pro tected both the dairyman and tho consumer. The displacement of the laborious churn by the separators is also a gift of science to the farmer. In the vineyard and the field science has brought the greatest boon. insecticides preserve the grape and the potato vines. The orchard is guarded from the rav ages of the moth by the spraying ma chines, with their contents destructive of insect life. In the grain fields the dreaded chinch bug has been practically Obliterated by the discovery that the bugs are subject to an infectious disease which can be artificially produced. By infecting numbers in a colony, and re leasing them to spread- the disease among their fellows, the pest is soon destroyed. The money value of this discovery may be grasped when it is known that the chinch bug ravages of ISS7 caused a loss to the farmers of this country estimated at $00,000,000. i PERIODICALS RECEIVED. Scribner's Magazine, Exhibition Num ber, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York; *3 per year. St. Nicholas; $3 per year. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine.Century Publishing company, New York: 34 per year. The Cosmopolitan, An Illustrated Magazine, New York; $3 per year. The Review of Reviews, Monthly. Il lustrated, An International Magazine, New York; $2.50 per year. The Chicago Dramatic Journal, Pub lished in the Interests of the Stage and Its People, Eugene Hunt, Chicago, 111.; ?4 per year. Masachusetts Institute of Technology, Annual Catalogue, ? ___-'93. The School Review, A Journal of Sec ondary Education, published Cornell university, Ithaca, N. V.; $1.50 per year. Our Little Ones and the Nursery.The Russell Publishing company, Boston; $1.50 per year. >9PP The Pall Mall Magazine, published at Charing Cross Road, London; The In ternational News company, New York; 53 per year. Harper's Weekly. Harper Bros., New York. Harper's Bazar, Harper Bros., New York. CONCERNING PEOPLE. M. Pasteur, the great French scien tist, is the son of a tanner. Miss Hundredmark is an applicant for a postoffice in Minnesota. Rev. F. E. Clark, the originator and president of the Christian Endeavor movement, is a Canadian by birth. Thomas A. Edison recently said that he never owned a watch in his life. "I never want to know what time it is," so he says. Senator Proctor, of Vermont, with two local capitalists of Knoxvilie.Terin.. is soon to erect the largest marble mill iv the world at that place. A new fellowship, worth 8000 a year, has been established at the stato uni versity of California, and Miss Kate V Verts, of the Oakland high school, has been selected for the place. . Barney McGuire, who had previously served terms, was released last week from the Erie penitentiary atter a three years' imprisonment for horsestealing. Barney is now ninety-three years of " Mrs. Thomas A. Scott, widow of the late president of the Pennsylvania rail road, with two of her children and a party of friends, will sail from Phila delphia in a few days for a three years' ,tour around the world. 1 Miss Selina Harris, of Frankfort, Ky., has been asked to sit for a picture of Esther, one of the characters in "Ben Tlur." Gen. Lew Wallace met the young lady in Crawfordsville, Ind., and was very much impressed with her good looks. . HEART GROWTH. In early days we pissing fancies take, Our love is changing, and our hearts un true eVpVjBSBBSHWSy^BSM As butterflies that flit from flower to flower, For fickle childhood ever seeks the new. ; But as the years ko by we come to feel That scenes and faces strange, and all the .i re3t . Can never be the same as Those we've known; And that "old tunes are sweetest, old - friends best." —Cornelia Redmond in Ladies' Horns Jour nal. . Important precious stones and pearls, stifi' .'i-> are seldom seen in thiscountry. Can always be found with Howard & co., -di Filth Avenue, New York. In spection Invited, CARLISLE IS FIRM. But the New York Bankers «*___. Are No Longer His Friends. Royal McMurran, of St. Paul, Tells of the Feeling in Gotham. Spell-Binders at Louisville Will Not Dwell on Finan cial Topics. How the Cleveland Surplus Was Squandered in Four Short Years. Special to the Globe. "Washington, May 7.— The whole is greater than any of its parts. This is a proposition that requires no argument or proof, and yet there is a very large body of men who at the present time are seriously endeavoring to prove that when financial matters are to be con sidered this great nation of (_.-, 000,000 people must"bow to the bankers of the city of New York. As predicted by the Globe when Secretary Carlisle decided that he would manage the treasury de partment independently of Wall street, he has become the most unpopular member of the new administration in that quarter. From obsequious flatter ers the bankers of New York have be come open enemies, who will hesitate at nothing to make the great Ken tuckian and his policy unpopular. To day J. Royal McMurrain, the well known real estate man of St. Paul, came over from New York and was asked regarding the feeling in that city among the bankers. Roasting the Secretary. "Secretary Carlisle is very unpopu lar," he said in reply. "He is being blamed for the fall in stocks and every thing else under the sun. It is claimed that an issue of bonds would relieve things, but I cannot see how any per manent relief is to be secured in that way." New York city bankers are provin cial. The best of them do no appreciate the boundless resources and wonderful development of the West. The publi cation of the fact that Chicago national banks held more gold than those of New York a few days ago gave them a rude shock, but they at once blamed the treasury for it, instead of coolly sit ting down" and considering the real facts of the case. New York bankers have furnished no gold to the treasury, while the banks of Chicago have and yet the great money center seems to be rather "shy" on the yellow metal. The course of the New Yorkers during the past few weeks has greatly disgusted the people of all sections, and if they persist they will be the greatest suffer ers. They want bonds; tho country wants more money in circulation; and he latter will win In this contest. SOMETHING TO BE AVOIDED. The Last Administration and Its Record on Finance, Special to the Globe. Washixgto-N. May 7.— The Louis ville convention will doubtless be treated to a vast deal of buncombe, but it will be of a general, hazy and indefi nite order. Some of the speakers who have not yet come to a full realization of the verdict of the people last fall wili talk McKinleyism, others may wave the bloody shirt, but there will be no one with the audacity required to boast of the financial history of this country during the past four years. McKinley and Reed will be idolized, and the country given notice that the policy of the Republican party on the tariff question will not be changed, but no one will discuss the condition ot tha treasury when it was turned over to the present administration a few days more than two months ago. Inasmuch, however, as some of the Republican organs seem to have forgot ten just who are the proper parties to be charged with the looting of the pub lic treasury during the past four years and shaking of the confidence of the people in the government, it will be in teresting to make a comparsson be tween the management of the treasury by the Harrison administration and that of its predecessor. A statement show ing the surplus money in the treasury for each of the eight years ending on February 28 last, just before the change 'took place, follows: Tells the Whole Story. 1686 S 03,956,53811890 51<»5,314.40.> 13*7 103,471,098 1891 37,239.702 1888 119, 072, lib 1892 9.914.154 18SJ 105.053,44. 1893 4,000,00:1 The measures of the Reed congress were not passed until the second year of President Harrison's administration, and the surplus. it will be noticed, re mained at about the same figure as dur ing the administration of President Cleveland. The lavish appropriations of the Fifty-first congress, however, made the surplus melt. away, while the McKinley bill cut off sources of rev enue, and increased the burdens of tax ation. 111-considered ana unnecessary pension legislation also increased the cost of government, and the govern ment is on the verge of a deficit. The last days of the Harrison administration saw the secretary of the treasury, scur rying around Wall street, begging for favors from bankers in order that the party and the tnen president might be Saved the I ;a:io__-_im properly and justly earned by them, that would be incurred by an issue of bonds. When the Republicans took hold of the government four years ago the finances were in prosperous condition, and the treasury was full to overflow ing; today the treasury is empty, the revenue for years mortgaged, and the country drained of a large" amount of its gold under the operation of the Sherman act. The Republican orators may fume and froth at Louisville, but they cannot deceive the people, who will not fail to contrast the present dis graceful and depiorable condition of the treasury with the prosperous condition in which it was left by President Cleve land four years ago. AS TO PENSIONS. How They Are Usually Obtained, and How One Wasn't. Gen. Martin T. McMahon, of New York city, who went into the service in 1801 a private, and came out in 1863 a major general by brevet, told a reporter of the New York Times his experience with pension agents and applicants. "I undertake to say," said the general, "that at least one-third of the present pension list is fraudulent. That is a moderate estimate. "I can give you an instance that came recently within my notice of the methods that are permissible under the present system. Not long ago a claim agent came to me with an affidavit which he wished me to sign on behalf of a client of his.*fggß "Tne client had sworn in his affidavit that ..he was struck by a shell on the field and knocked down, with hi 3 head cut open. In spite of this wound he re fused to leave the field, but as soon as it could be bound he took up his colors again and remained through the en gagement. He said he was my color bearer, and called me to witness the truth of this statement. "When I had read through the affida vit I turned to the agent and asked; Do you really mean that I shall en this?' "'res; I would like to have your sig nature 'he replied. 'The man says that you remember the case and probably re member him, and that you could help him to get a pension.' " 'Oh, yes, 1 remember the case, and remember the man very well, indeed,' I said to the agent. "The man was assigned to duty as color bearer with me. As soon as the engagement began be behaved in such a cowardly way that, as he says, he was struck, but by "the toe of my boot and not by a shell. ile was shaking as violently as if he had an ague. Every time a shell came our way he ducked or fell to the ground, and went through the performances of a man in most ab ject terror. " 'Stand up and attend to your busi ness, you coward,' I said to linn. "'I wish 1 could,' he said, "but 1 really can't help it.' "Meanwhile the men standing near by were laughing at him and asking me how 1 liked my protege, now that I was under tire. That made me madder than ever, and when a shell came along and he tumbled to the ground to dodge it, 1 gave him a lift with my boot, took the colors away from him, and ordered him to the rear. "For some time after that he hung around the wagon train so as to keep out of danger, and made so much of a nuisance of himself there that one day the wagonmaster came to me and asked if something could not bo done to got rid of him. "'What!' l exclaimed, 'is the miser able coward still here? Send him to his regiment.' "Now, would you believe that that man," asked Gen. McMahon. ill a tone of disgust," has the audacity now to ap ply for a penson, and to ask me to cer tify that he was disabled in the battle by a shell that struck him? If he has to depend upon my help to get a pen sion he will never get one. Vet. I dare to say that he is no worse than the aver age of men who have been unable to get their names on the pension list under the new law." HITS OF WITS. He— Didn't you know that my family dates from the devolution? Sue— Yes; but 1 was never certain whether from the one in Brazil or Ha waii.—Truth. Grim winter now no longer shrouds The vales ami mountain passes; Stars make their toilets in white clouds, • With lakes for looking classes! —Atlanta Constitution. Freak— Have you a good boarding house? Fireeater— it depends on how you look at it. Two months ago the liv ing skeleton was the fat man, but he's getting a better salary now.— Chicago inter Ocean. "Well," said Uncle Silas, who had been trying a turn in stocks, "they call themselves bulls an' bears, but the 'ca sion reminded me mora of monkeys an' parrots.— Washington Star. Chollv— l've a bad code id my bend. May— Oh. well, it won't stay long. ' Cholly— Why nod? May— Be too lonesome.— Kate Field's Washington. Manager— Yes, there are a few vacan cies in my company. Have you been on the stage long? Lady— ten years. "Ah", then, you have had a good deal of experience?" "No— o, 1 can't say that 1 have." "But you acted." "No; there was never anything for me to do." "Ah, I see. You have been in the company of a great actress who wrote the plays herself.— New York Weekly." You Bald good-by— the parting words Were spoken an I went: To look [>< .11 my homely face Again you never meant. But I've become a partner i.". A dry goods store since then; When this you learn 1 know Unit you Will call me back again. —Kansas City Journal. THK LION'S TASTE. What the King ol" tho Forest Find, to His Liking. London Graphic. Mr. Selous, having spent twenty-one years in Africa, has lately returned to London from Mashonalaud. Mr. Selous confessed that he had killed 100 ele phants and 23 lions. His best lion story was about a mail carrier in Mashona and. The man in question was riding one horse and leading another (which carries the mails), when the (ion made his appearance and his spring. The latter demoralized the mail completely. One horse was bowled over, the other broke away without its rider, and the mail carrier very naturally lost all in terest in the mail. The lion did not succeed in detaining either of the horses (they turned up next day at the fort, one very badly wounded, and without the mail bags), so he returned to the unfortunate carrier. Him the lion treed, and then sat down at the foot of the tree to await develop ments. Fortunately for the carrier they did not develop entirely as the lion would have wished, for the next day a caravan passed, and the lion stalked away into the bush. doubtless with an increased contempt for the refinements of civilization. The mail bags were not found for months afterward. "Are lions fond of man meat 0 " "No," said air. Selous, "they prefer donkeys. I think the donkeys remind them of zebras. They have no distaste for horses. But they will attack human beings. 1 once knew a lion to walk into a camp where I was staying and walk off with one of the policemen. I've brought his skin home— the lion's. I think it's in that corner— no, it isn't. 1 remember, I have sent it away to be cleaned." '•Lion-hunting is dangerous, isn't it?" "It depends. One learns to run fewer risks as one gets older. When 1 wound a lion now i let him go. When I was younger I used to go after him. I shall do so no more." Fishing and Religion. Judge. Parson— l have heard, Mr. Pettijohn, that you would like to attend my church, but cannot afford to pay anything for a pew. Pettijohn— Yes, sir; my expenses are large and my income is small. Parson— But your wife tells me that it cost you 81.50 to go fishing every Sun day. Petti John— Well, that's ail she knows about it. It costs me at least i 2. Tbe Husband's Choice. Chicago Tribune. "One strong point about this broom," said the grocer, "is the handle. It is made of tough, seasoned wood. Yon could knock a man down with it and not break it." "1 think." observed Mr. Enpecque, timidly, "l would— hum— prefer one with a pine handle, if you please." Mistake Somewhere. Smith, Gray & Co.'s Monthly. "McJunkin died in great agony." "I thought you said Dr. Paresis at tended him." ' "1 did. Why?" "I always thought that doctor took life easily." Playing for Even. Texas Sittings. Friend— yon have married your housekeeper. Don't you know that she has been robbing you for years? Old Smartcuss— Of course. I know it. That's why I married her. lam trying to get my money back. He Knew. Chicago Tribune. "Can some one of you," said the __<?.?_" n □ ?n Caufiorc! Don't be deceived by ignorant, unscrupulous fakirs and confi dence men, assuming to offer Indian Remedies," and who pretend that their nostrums aro made by the Indians. KICKAPOO Irini'Q'n JSQ'flfWi illilldll^ig^ri and ether Kickapoo Indian remedies arc THE ONLY GENU. INE INDIAN KEJIEDIL'S 2IAD3 AND SOLD IN AMERICA. - •> The word " Kickapoo " -.copy. righted and they dare not steal that. . I?C rare yon get "Kickapoo nornedlr. o ,*' ■ml si',- that every bottle or package boars tliij f&c.siniile signature thus Ls L* Distributing Agents, 521 Grand Aye., Now Haven, Ct. These genuine Indian Itcmedles _ur» not peddled but are sold at r.li drug store*. PJsffp 7 Send three 2-c. stamps to pay •_*_< r It. __ __ _ ftye and we \,\\\ mail you free _i thrilling nn<l Intensely latere; book or 173 sages, entitle,. "LIFE AND SCENES A__lt)-._.J IHE KIt'KAI'OO INDIANS." Tells all about the linlUus. teacher of the class In geography, "tell me the location of what is sometimes spoken of as the banana belt ?" "I know:"' exclaimed Ihe smallest boy in the class, hugging his stomach de light, . A DEMON TIGKH. He Is Ghastly White anil Stono Blind, 'nut lor All That i,- I* Ten The great Jhoot Demon, described by- Col. Howling iv his narrative of ad ventures in India, was a tiger who.) ways were as mysterious lis his ravages were terrible. He could never be bagged. He killed every shikari, native or 'Eu ropean, v, ho tried it. This traculent beast had never even been seen, and as he never mangled a body, but only sucked the blood rough an orilieu made over the jugular vein, the terror the great Jhoot Demon inspired i.s not surprising, lie never forced a door, yet he got into house after house. Two subalterns went out for him, and the next day were found dead like all thu rest. One with his last strength had man aged to scratch the words, "Lookout for aL— ." Hut no amount of con jecture could soive the riddle of these words. „ famous shot, who once for a wager shot 10U tigers in twelve months, met the same late. lie, too, left a "creepy" ami mysterious message— tin: letters "A. M." Then the colonel goes. He built himself an ambush and watched. "Just as the lull light of the moon fell upon the stream and illuminated tho surroundings there was an almost in audible rustle of leaves close behind me, and turning on the instant, 1 saw a little gray-brown paw very cautiously putting aside the twigs or my shelter, and behind the paw 1 could discern two small green eyes attentively regarding me. "*A lungoor,' I : aid to myself, as it vanished from view— a monkey. That's what the lads and Dick Culvertou meant to tell us.and, by George! there's mischief here. Moved by a sudden in spiration, foi which 1 cannot to this day account, i hastened from the shelter and ascended the adjoining tree. 1 had scarcely time to seat myself com fortably upon one of the lower branches when 1 saw the lungoor returning, followed by the most repulsive-looking monster my .-■!..• ever beheld. "You talk, Snapper, of your tiger being mangy; this one was absolutely naked, nude as a nut, bald as a bottle, not a hair anywhere— a huge, ghastly, glabrous monstrosity— ;i very Caliban of tigers, as big as a bison and as long as a crocodile. "As the ghastly, creature crept after the monkey, he followed the slightest cure and deviation of iiis guide with the delicate alacrity of a needle under thu influence of a magnet. Tho adroit ness displayed by tho tiger was suddenly converted into a subject ot horrified wonder, for as the brute ap proached the ambush he turned his hideous face up to thu moon, and 1 could see thai his eyes were of a dull dead white, without light, intelligence or movement. The creature was stone blind. For all th , he evidently knew, or % thought he knew, « ha lay before him, tor the saliva of anticipation was clinging to his wrinkled jaws like v mass of gieaining icicles. "The monkey, when he had come within jumping distance, giving a low signal cry, made one vigorous spring into my late shelter, alighted upon my cam)) stool and sprang out again on the other side, lie was instantly followed by the tiger, who fell like an avalanche upon the stool, crushing it to match wood, and at once began to feel about on all sides lor his expected victim. "Now was my chance; beneath me iv the broad light of the-full moon lay the Demon of tiie Jhoot. J aimed steadily at a deep furrow between the shoulder blades and held my breath for the shot. At that moment the keen eyes of the monkey caught sight oi me, and thu little animal uttered a shrill note cf warning; but it was too late, my linger was upon the trigger, ami 1 tired both CLEVER CONJUitIXG. Tbo Smart Trick by Which a Prisoner Secured His Liberty. Yankee Wake. A corporal and two privates, having in their custody a deserter, were resting themselves at a ii try tavern not long ago. The deserter amused his guardians with several entertaining sleight-of hand tricks, but, being encumbered with handcuffs, complained that ho could not display his .skill to advantage, and requested to have his hands at lib erty while he exhibited a trick which he described. This being agreed to, he proceeded to tie the hands of til three soldiers and his own with with a handkerchief, and he was to loose the four with one mo tion simultaneously. The magic knots were tied, but they all remained linn except the one which held the deserter. This came asunder with a touch, when lie lifted uo the sash and darted through the window, leaving hi keepers raging at each other like ill-coupled hounds. IN SPITE OF ALL, No mat) in what garb thy form's arrayed We needs must love thee ever, charming ma: I. What mo' we rail ut robes lhat trail ilia ground. Or cling in sheath-like folds thy limb 3 around; What Ue<" thy waist be long and wondrous slim. Or BW»ihed beneath thy arms in empiro trim; What tho' suspenders hold thy skirts in place. Thy sleeves be tight, or hugely puffed with lace; We still must worship, whatso'cr ihy fads Of boots and bustles, pompadours or puds. And c'en should hoops come in (grim shapes once laid;. They'll tind us at thy feet, oh, charming maid. -Life.