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Patrons etui friends are Cordially invited to visit and avail theni fcelvcs of the facilities of our Eastern offices When in New York and Washington. lOO.W'S WKA.THEH. Washington. Dec. "2.—lndications: For Minnesota and Iowa: Fair; warmer; south triads. For Wisconsin: Fair; warmer; variable lyimls, becoming south. For North and South Dakota: Fair; Son! winds. for Montana: Fair; variable winds, be touting west. KkKCRAI. OBSERVATIONS. Umtkd States Dei'ahtment or Atuu it.t \n^, WtsiTtiEi'. B beao, Washixgtox, Dec 3. Oris p.m. Local .Time, 8 p.m. 7;" th Meridian Time.-Observations taken at the same mo ment of time at all stations. Place. ißar.tT'r.n Pla< t. Bar. T'r. St. Paul .-..'. i.is 221 Med'e 11at..30.14J 16 ■puiHi!i :io.;i4 2i jlSw't Cur*ent|3o.36 14 La I'rosse. 30.50 2. (ju'Appclle 30.24 20 fhiron :k».44 : -.'4 Minnedosa. 30.10 10 Pierre .; >.4 j X. IWinniDeg.T. 30.14 22 Moerbead. .;".;;■♦• 2fc ] Port Arthur. 30.24j la St. Vincent. 36.2. 20|| j . BisuiMrc!i...i:'i!.;-t)! 30 Boston 34-34 tViiliston. .la-j.acj ■.•■• Buffalo 36-3G Havre 30.34 SO Cheyenne.?: S-24 "Miles City.:|3*.». -4 •> Chicago .... 88-30 Helena ... 22 Cincinnati:. 3C-42 "Edmonton.. 30.12 -is, J Montreal.... 20-24 JO;. ;;!et>u\l. .',"«>.,: It i New Orleans 66-78 ft. Albert •■0.38 14 I New York... 40-;': fl'aluary |3j.30| lij| j Pittsburg.... :'u-44 r". V. Lyons, Local Forecast Official. ■«-*_» — John 1,. U.BBS' initials are suggest ive of the lighter. ■*■»» Political tobogganing promises to bo popular about Jan, 1. Princeton" is now In favor of settling football contests by arbitration. Ol <>:;<.k Howard and Carroll D. Wright are still riding on Pullman passes. ■fits. Lang toy Is a great pedestrian. Capt. Kolb can also devote a little time to walking now. The one thing that most recommends the last session of the Fifty-third con gress is its brevity. They do say the iautog and scup in Buzzard's bay are shedding do tears over Grover's guilt. * Times are getting distinctly better in Sew York. Dress suits are now being rented freely at 50 cents a night. Bai/iimobe society women have just appeared in living pictures for charity. Si lie police have not been notified. Vonkkks. N. V.. has a woman's club fuil-of original ideas. It has declared against stuffing sleeves and cigarettes. Mrs. Cleveland broke a bottle of wine over the bow of the St. Louis, but drank water at her Thanksgiving din ii. r. Burks, the London labor agitator, arrived in America yesterday. America wants agitation the least of anything just now. The bicyclists having gone Into win ter quarters, the skaters will gleefully take up the business of clipping seconds off records. Gkovee has at last written that let ter. In a few hours it will be laid be fore the people of this nation, including David B. Hill. St. Louis is getting quite lively again. Two actresses fought with their lists there on Saturday afternoon over a worthless man. It is feared Populism will again gain a strong foothold in Kansas. John J. ingalls has begun making speeches against the patty. Will somebody please . state suc cinctly why the next national confer ence for "gr net city government" should be held in Minneapolis? Having robbed Li Hung Chang of all his peacock feathers, the emperor of China is after the old man's pigtail with a long pair of shears. It has come out at last. There will be just thirteen Northern Democrats in the house of representatives which Is scheduled to assemble next Decem ber. The Chicago Tribune appeared yes terday with an interesting column head ed "Why." It made no explanation as to why Mr. Medili is so deaf and yet can hear so well. Ihe Veloee Club of Milan has de cided to present Queen Margaret of Italy with a golden bicycle. This im plies, of course, that the queen will use the vehicle on her shopping tours. Chicago is deeply grieved again. H. H. Kohlsaat has advertised his house for sale and announces his intention of leaving the World's Fair city. lie is going to buy a morning newspaper. But when? Bit to return to the main question, Is this America? At Streator, 111., yes terday a church was dedicated by Rev Malierevsky, Rev. I. Pustiasky, Rev! Alexis Trevetkoff and Rev. Ambrose Vretta. Mb. Bbice and Mr. Gorman have had frequent conferences the past few days. The former says sugar was not dis cussed. This pair will be throwing dice yet for the Democratic nomination for president. Whether the ex-county auditor stays away or comes back to face the wrath of his mother-in-law, she will take pleasure In sometime recommend ing that they put upon his tombstone tbe simple words, James burns. Mayor Ping bee, of Detroit, has bobbed up in startling fashion again. He has just had two carriage horses aJsiatsOiQrmed to save the expense of wintering them. It is pertinent to m quire just here why the Detroit lunacy commission doesn't get to work. " MP! KTIMNi," AH USUAL.. Secretary Morton takes occasion. in closing his annual report of the opera tions of the department of agriculture, to discourse briefly, but wisely, to the fanners on the subject of money, and the Inter Ocean, to whom tie good tiling can come out of a Democratic Galilei-.' sneers at this fresh Instance of the Im pertinence of the secretary. He should nttent to his seeds and experiments and leave the topic of money to the quid nuncs of tho press and the demagogues of the hustings, who alone are qualified to treat of it. But however much the secretary may regret his failure to so conduct himself as to win the encomiums of the Inter Ocean and papers and men of Us kid ney, he probably thinks that, next to raising his varied produce, the most im portant thing for lee farmer is the price lie gets for it ami the excellence ol the money he is paid iv. Sustained by-this sound reflection, Mr. Morton will bear with equanimity the "slings and al rows" of the Inter Oceanites of the country, and trust that the financial seed he sows in his report may beat even better fruit than the garden and other seeds lie so reluctantly and pro testingly buys and distributes. The argument the secretary makes is not long, and its force lies in its brevity and its common sense. Lie dors not hesitate to attack the financial microbe that is diseasing the minds of so many farmers and making them believe that a .JO-cent dollar is all they need to be come prosperous. He tells them that after feeding the people of this nation they send abroad seven-tenths of all our exports; that the best and primest of the produce is demanded abroad in ex change for their best money, which is all the shippers will take, and that the farmer, or all men, should be the most Insistent ou getting the best money there is for his prime beet and pork and wheat. His products buy money only, ami the fanner is not sine who does not want and will not demand that he tret that money for his produce which has the largest, the surest, the most steadily maintained purchasing power. This is the wage-uarners' interest as well, and it is what the shrewd, experi enced man of business always gets. Every mortgage on every city lot or farm in the country gives evidence of this in the stipulation that the debt be paid in gold coin, and, where the lender Is exceptionally careful, it specifies the weight and fineness of the coin. Shouldn't the farmer and wage-earner be just as tenacious of their interests as is the money lender. Its foundation is in the natural and proper purpose of every oue parting with his product, to get the most and the best possible in exchange. The secretary closes his brief but teiM* argument with the following con densation of the whole argument in a nutshell: If the American farmer, laborer and manufacturer are compelled by taw to submit 10 the measurement of the value of the products ot their efforts by a silver standard, will not the foreigner -ii buying those products always use the same measure? Willi his beef, pork and cereals, the American farmer buys money,- and why should he not demand as superlative quality in that which he buys as the domestic and foreign pur chasers insist upon in that which he sells? If those buyers demand "prime" heel and "prime" pork, why should not the fanner demand "prime" currency, tho best;measure of .value, tbe most lair and facile mediation of exchanges, in the most unfluctuating money which the world of commerce has ever evolved. MOR iGAGK FORECLOSURES. Among the many efforts of paternal ism to make easier the conditions of our social organization, which have not only failed to realize their object but have been, as usual, actually injuri ous to those whom it was designed to help, is that law of redemption which sought to relieve against the seeming harshness of a loss of property immedi ately on default. It was doubtless the outcome of greed taking advantage of its opportunities, and also, as usual, overreaching itself. . lt is no new proposition, this one of altering the law relating to mortgage sales and redemptions, it has been frequently discussed in the press of the state, and the failure and the faults pro ducing the failure of the real object of the statute have been shown again and again. Some times, as now, the motives ot the proposers of change have been misunderstood and attacked and their measure denounced, as now, as a scheme of money or laud sharks. As the average legislator shivers and shrinks away from anything against which the bugaboo of the "money power"' may be raised, it is probable that the law will continue its disas trous course, giving its benefits to the creditor, where there are any, and nothing but injury to the debtor. There are two features of our mort gages.one of the instrument,the other of its law, that are hurtful. The first is the common practice in installment mortgages of authorizing the whole debt to be declared due at the option of the mortgagee on detault in any of Its provisions. If interest or taxes are un paid, or if the insurance is not kept up, the usual mortgage empowers the owner to demand immediate payment-of the entire sum due, and, on default, to fore close. This obliges the debtor to raise the entire amount at once, either to pre vent a sale or to make.redemntlon. That this power is one that could be used op pressively is apparent, and that it often is. is no doubt the case. The decisions of the courts that, where foreclosure is made for default iv payment ot au in stallment,the sale must be for tho whole amount to protect the debt, renders the remedying of this feature difficult. But the feature that can be remedied, and that simply, is the one relating to the sale and redemption. Now notice is published for six weeks—usually in some obscure sheet whose owner will divide the printing fees with the lawyer —and at the time specified a sale is made, from the date of which the mort gagor's year of equity runs in which he may redeem by paying the amount of the sale with interest. These "sales" are never really such. They are only perfunctory proceedings by which the mortgagee turns his security into an investment subject to redemptiooary defeasance. The sheriff or his deputy and the mortgagee or his attorney are the only persons at the "sale." Usually the effect of the operation is that the creditor takes the property for his debt. If, however, the debtor has other prop erty that may be reached, the creditor may bid the security in for as much less than his debt as he will and take judg ment for the deficiency, running only the chances of losing the cdllcction and of a loss by a redemption. Now what is plainly the mortgagor's interest in such a case. If.as is usually the case,he virtually abandons the prop erty, Hopeless of being able to pay the debt and anxious only to save as much as possible out of his financial wreck, his interest is to have such a sale as will attract bone fide buyers that there may be competition and the property sold at its real market value. The law THE SAINT PAUL DAILY GLOBE: MONDAY MORXINTG, DECEMBER 3, 1894 contemplates this, but its provisions de feat it. 11 there is competition aud the properly fetches its market value, there will bo a surplus for the mortgagor, for it is very rare that a mortgagee lets the debt reach that value. Why is there no competitive buying at these foreclosure sale**'.' Simply be cause no man knows what he is buying with any degree of certainty. If he wants land he can't get it for a year, during which time it is in the posses sion of a man having no interest in it except to get out ot it ail he can. If he is an investor he may get his money back in a week or a month, and have his trouble for the pains. The result is that no one buys at such sales; the creditor simply takes the certainty, in most cases, of getting the property a year after. The effect of this is to discour age extensions of time until the margin of security is nearly exhausted, for the creditor must calculate that he must wait a year without interest after the sale, with the security diminishing in value, before he can get possession of it. He therefore has to foreclose so as to leave an ample margin of security. • The remedy is simple. The set vice on the mortgagor of a notice that the mortgage is foreclosed and the laud will be sold one year thereafter; the adop tion of a short form of notice of sale and a requirement for its publication in sev eral papers four weeks before the sale, and then a sale absolute, the purchaser getting immediate possession; the mort gagor having the year within which to redeem by paying the debt due and in terest, instead of, as now. the added costs of sale and sheriff's fees. It could not possibly be less injurious to both parties, especially the debtor, thau is the present method. ffGov. Wait.: seems to have scored a point at last. He accuses relig ious bodies of Denver of giving sub stantial assistance to the gamblers of the Colorado capital by* opposing the governor when he was trying to sup press all games of chance. Now James H. Eckels, comptroller of the currency, takes his pen in hand to state that there are enough national banks doing business in Uncle Sam's domain to furnish Santa Clans all the funds he may need in the next three weeks. A GOSPEL ship will be equipped for mission work along the shore 6i Puget sound. This item tails to interest the Tacoma realty dealers who have recent ly had several acres of their land washed into the cruel Pacific. AT THE THEATERS. Last night Conroy and Fox, in "Hot Tamaies," opened at the Grand to a crowded house. These well-known comedians have gathered about them a good company, and the entertainment is one of the very best of farce . come dies, keeping the audience in an uproar of laughter all the time. The specialty work is very good, especially the danc ing of Miss Kiltie Allen and the sing ing of the various members of the com pany. The burden of the mirth-pro voking fell, of course, upon Messrs. Conroy and Fox, and was ably sus tained. "The Interloper or the Feet of Ve nus,*' the new comedy in which Stuart Robson will appear at the Metropolitan opera house this evening is from the pea of the distinguished French play wright, Adrian Barbusse. Barbusse saw Mr. Robson some years ago .while he was playing in London, and then and there took his measure for the com edy he is now presenting. "The Inter loper" had its first production at In dianapolis three weeks ago. and the press of that city, and also of Chicago, where.Mr. Robson has just finished an engagement, were lavish in their praise of the comedy, it will be played Mon day. Tuesday and Wednesday, and at the Wednesday matinee. The reper toire for the remainder of the week will he: Thursday, "Leap Year;" Friday and Saturday matinee. "She Stoops to Conquer;" and Saturday evening, "The Henrietta.*' DONNELLY'* ICETIKEMENT. The Chicago tribune Pokes Fun at Ignatius. Chicago Tribune. file author of the cryptogram has de cided wisely and well, but it is not cred itable to his powers of discrimination that he mistakes the decrees of the peo ple of Minnesota for a chastening dis pensation of Divine Providence. lt argues an undue elation of self-im portance for Mr. Donnelly to set for ward this assumption. He should real ize that it was a tired feeling on the part of the people of Minnesota ex pressed at the ballot box, and a wise de cision that they could not endure .any longer his cranky notions of reform, that decided them to leave him at home, rather than the decision of the Deity. If Mr. Donnelly were as apt in finding the hidden meanings of a great popular movement as he claims to be in reading all sorts of improbable yarns in the written text of a poet he would not have made this serious mistake, and he would not now be afflicted with the per sonal distress which appears all through his little jeremiad. The situation.however, is not without its compensations. The people will have a rest from the antics and the crankeries of the Minnesota Sage. lie, too. will have a rest from political in gratitude and party persecutions. He now can devote the remainder of his life, in the quiet which solitude brings, to the invention of some newer and fresher Atlantises. and to further rev elations of Baconlauisms in Shakes peare, for if one play contains such an astonishing cipher, all of them may have ciphers. At least the mathemat ical ingenuity which he has applied in one case, and the peculiar methods of its application should enable him to astonish the world with yarns of ail sorts from all the plays. His retirement will also give him the opportunity •to extend his peculiar system so as to embrace all the poetry of Bacon's time and show that he wrote the whole of it. It prob ably also has pained Mr. Donnelly to discover that a Detroit crvptograiumat i»t has turned up in comparison with, whom he (Donnelly) is a Hiild. He must do something more than he ha* done or the Detroiter will distance him in this cipher business. All things considered, therefore, Mr. Donnelly has done wisely in stepping down and out and obeying Wolsey's injunction to Cromwell to fling away ambition. Wo shall now look forward with considera ble interest to the astonishing revela tions which will be sent out from his retreat. STARVATION'S Alii:* One of tho Chief Things in South African Republics. Special to the ('lobe. Chamberlain, S. D., Dec. 2.—For a year or two there has been quite an ex odus of miners and others from this state to Johannesburg, South Africa, where they went with the hope of bet tering their condition. But tins exodus has now practically ceased, owing to the discouraging accounts of'matters there which have been received from former residents of the state. A former South Dakotau, writing from Johannes burg, says that any Northwestern town or 4,000 or 5,000 population is better, from a business standpoint, thau Jo hannesburg, with 120.000. He writes that unless a man has plenty of money, for pounds sterling are dollars there, he had better be in hades than in South Africa. There are Jots of good me chanics, he states, who are going hun gry in the South Atricau republics. WHO FOR OUR RULERS, Dr. Samuel G. Smith Main tains That They Should Be Christians. SAYS VOTE GETTERS RULE. And in Order to Get Votes They Must Train With the Convivial ow* - ■ ~ r . n . AND WINK AT SOCIAL EVIL. "-"ibfce -i;«:.'i A Ruler Should Be the Servant of the People as Christ • Was. Dr. Samuel G. Smith yesterday preached at the People's church on the topic "Our Rulers." His text was: Mark x, 42. But whosoever would be come great among you shall be your minister. Every organized society must have leaders. Who shall they be? This is one of the oldest of all questions. The most primitive idea is the military despotism. This is the sort that lies at the foundation of emergent social order. It is a reversion to type when a Na poleon becomes emperor of France, and Napoleon's conqueror, Wellington, be comes prime minister to England. Men saw that something better than the in carnation of force was needed and set themselves to get It. Sparta proposed to put old men in office — the ruling body to be about sixty years of age. The ambition and passion would be dead. But, alas, strength of the body fails before the consuming desires of the heart fail, as Sparta learned too well. Then Solon said in Ath ens the property idea is the sta ble one, let us rank our people by their wealth and let interest rule. And the groans of the slave responded to the arrangement in an abiding litany of pain. Then philosophers began to leach that wisdom should rule. And Macchiavelli sums it all up in his treat ise dii ''The Prince," where he glorifies power gained by any means, and makes a hero out of Agathocles, who mastered Sicily by the slaughter of its leading citizeus, pronouncing him a man of the highest genius. in America, who shall be our rulers? And the response is, "The vote getter shall be our ruler." And who is this vote getter that we should bow down to? He must be the prince of good fellows. that the convivial classes may shout fbr him. He must shut his eyes to social disorders, that the multitude wiio are nearer to the prison than the state house may rally fur him. He must not be known for positive convictions, that the Worldly Wise May Applaud Him. And what can we get from such rut-, ers? We shall have insecurity when we do not have wrong. We shall nave neg lect of virtue when we do not have out rage. We shall hove the wisdom of the weathercock instead of the vision of the political seer. And how shali we im prove the state? It can only come by an improvement of our democracy. This nation is a tremendous experiment in educating ami uplifting voters just by letting them vote and take the conse quences. We more than any others need to find out the right way. Our social order risks all upon one throw—the possible elevation ot the people. Let us turn, therefore, to the supreme*! Master and hear His word on this important theme. "The gentiles," he says in affect, "regard power as an end. You must regard it as a means. They lord it over their subjects. It must not bo so among you. You must choose for your rulers those who show the greatest capacity for service." This is a message for the political or der, the social order, the religious order. Let him rule who has the capacity and the willingness to serve. The original word is much more picturesque than it seems In our reading. The "minister" is the ulakonos—the one dusty with running. This doctrine does not sub vert ordinary relations in life, It does not mean that the maid is better than the mistress, or the coachman than his employer. They may or may not be. Sometimes employers serve well those who serve them badly, and sometimes those are well served by men and women in humble positions, who give no service in return save a grudging wage reduced to the starva tion rate. Any sphere in life is large enough to reveal Christ or anti-Christ. Nor does it mean that they alone serve who bring tha material things of the world near to us. Very and was Jesus when lie said to the crowd at His heels: "Ye seek me because ye ate of the loaves and were filled. Labor not tor the meat that perisheth, but for the meat that abideth unto eternal lite." His sadness was that those about him did not appreciate his highest, aud diviuest service. His first service was The Service of Truth. When He brought truth to them He did more than to appease a temporary necessity,' for He translated the world into meaning. lie made it shine with a divine light. He put man into such relation to his world and to the good ness iv it and over it that men, as they have very imperfectly followed His message, have become wealth breeders beyond the wildest dream of the old world. But He put heart into life and made it heroic. He taught the value and validity ot motives. He uncovered the secrets or greatness to us all by showing that there is more value in winning lite than iv whining the world. Then He showed us the quality of soul in making a self-surrender. He who would be first must by the slave of all. So sends He forth His message. So choose your rulers. "Ye call me Master," lie says, "aud so 1 am." He would lay down a law for all leader ship. Let those be your rulers iv the state, in the church, in society—every where—who bring truth to you and life to you, and show you how to offer both truth and life to the service of the world. Ought we not to choose our intel lectual masters with a religious devo tion? Should we not choose those who make truth something aflame with the glory of God? Ought we not to choose our books, our art, our friends in the same religious spirit? Is it saying too much to also say that a Christian na tion, If there shall ever come to be one on this much-guided and misguided earth of ours, that a Christian nation will at the last choose Its rulers by the standard of Christ rather than those of Lycurgus, or Solon, or Macchiavelli? He shall be our greatest ruler who is our truest servant. INDICTED FOR ItIOTING. Prominent People to Be Irani at Grand Forks. Special to the Globs. Manhan, N. D., Dec. 3.—On today's train T. C. Kennelly, John Buckley, James Collins. W. Kldd and several others left for Grand Forks, where they have been indicted for participating in the marshal riot last July. It is chaiged that they aided in driving the marshals out of town immediately after their ar rival on the first Northern Pacific west bound train after tiie strike. Kennelly ran on the Populist ticket for railroad commissioner at the late election. Buck ley is city policemau aud ordered the marshals out of town. AMONG THE REVIEWS. The For ii ill. Col. Dodge has a chatty, loadable, but not a profound examination of tha re lations of the accession of Nicholas to the Russian throne with the mainte nance of European peace. The agitation in social conditions showing itself in different phases of socialism he regards not at all as menacing, bi-tja-s a healthy indication,while the ample preparations of all the nations for war he accepts as a good guarantee of peace. A nation, just as au individual, has a respect for power that prevents a riiDture with an antag onist who Is well equipped for it. The doubt of the outcome is a .salutary re straint. But there is in the young and unknown Nicholas, with the taint of the ferocity of the ancestral Russian bear running in his veins, as well as in the young German William, . with the bellicose blood of the Hohenzollerns in his veins, the ever-present possibility of war. The accidental and purposeless spark may ignite a general conflagration, though it is not among the prob abilities. Leading place is given to Mr. Hep burn's examination of our currency and the various remedies proposed for it. As Mr. Harrison's comptroller of the treasury Mr. Hepburn speaks as one having authority, aud his adhesion is given to the plan adopted by the Balti more bankers' conference, which is. in the mam, the substitution of a guaranty fund of 5 per cent of the entire circula tion, accumulated by an annual tax, in place of federal bonds. Mr. Hepburn covers the ground with, a preliminary statement of and criticism of our pres ent methods which it strains the word to the breaking point to call a system. Everybody concedes its crudities and in congruities, and the demand for its re placement, by a uniform system which shall relieve the government fro its obligations as, without the advantages of, a beaker. He examines the several remedies proposed from free coinage of silver to a restoration of state banks.a nd demonstrates the insufficiency and dan gers of all. He meets ami answers tho objections to the Baltimore plan. The article is an instructive ono and,in view of the prominence the currency ques tion is attaining, a timely one. Inci dentally it may be noted that this ex comptroller of Mr. Harrison attributes the panic of last year to the silver legis lation. That the question of extending the suffrage to the usually gentle sex did not get its quietus in the rebuff it met at the hands of the constitutional con vention of New York any more than it has quieted down under the rejection by state legislatures or the Indifference to the partial and tentative experiments made in, some of the states on the part of the women themselves, is shown by the articles of Dr. Mary Jacobi on "The Status and Future of the Woman Suff . rage Movement." She returns to the ( attack with as much courage as if the path had been smoothed instead of hav ing been made more rugged by recent events, and the points of her arguments have not been at all blunted by their tilt against tho armor of stupidity and obstinacy in which the men are en leased. The arguments are the old ones ! newly garbed in language and rein i forced by the question whether the re cent exposures of corruption and mis rule in New York city are conclusive of the eminent and sole fitness of men to 'rule. This is a home thrust that should pierce the stoutest armor. I The death' last month of Philip Gil bert Haniertoo, whom thoughtful peo ple best know by his "The Intellectual Life," gives an added if a sad interest to his article on "The Chief Influences on My Career." la their order and value he enumerates these influences, the first being Literature, and, in the order named, Nature in Landscape, the Graphic Arts and Society. He put the last in that place because his life has been snent for its greater portion in tho country, where cultivated people were .scarce and books and landscapes were plentiful, It is always an interesting and a valuable study, that of the in fluences which have been potent in the development of the intellectual powers ot men, not because the powers are capable of being created by putting any or all minds under the influences of the same environment, but as indicating the sources toward which they naturally tended for the intellectual food on which they grew and developed. Its beneficial effect will be in the stimulus given parents to provide the best en vironment for the unknown germs in their children's minds, so that, what ever they may be, they shall not be stunted In their growth for lack of suit able feeding ground. Mr. Hanierton tells entertainingly of his early life aud its associations, and his narrative is one that any one can read with pleasure. Carroll D. Wright, the United States commissioner of labor, asks in the title and answers in his article a question that, while never bluntly put, is the core of the social questions of the day: "May a Man Conduct His Business as He Pleases?" This question forced itself on him while Investigating the Chicago strike, as well as the other question: "Shall the savings of labor be considered a reserve from which labor must draw, in order to enable it to subsist during periods of depression or adversity, while the reserve of cap ital is kept practically intact under like circumstances, or, if drawn upon at all, in less measure than labor draws upon its savings?" The employer today makes the same answer to his protest ing workmen that was made by the owner of the vineyard centuries ago to Ins when they protested against paying the eleventh hour men the same wage that was paid those who had worked from the first: "Is it not lawful for mc to do what 1 will with mine own?" It satis fied the laborers in the vineyard, but it does not satisfy the work ers of today. Numerous restraints 'have been put on this right in the course of the development of law and as the race progresses and new con ditions arise under which \ capital and labor find occupation the question of extending the restraint becomes a mooted one. Where capital and labor engage in occupations which require the use of the communal power and perform services established as public in their nature, where the public has so adjusted itself to these occupations as to depend on their continuous opera* tion, then the question comes whether the employer or employed have a right to so do with their own as to result In the inability of both to perform for the public the services it demands and which they ougaged to percormb This ls the new and present form of the old question which Mr. Wright discusses and answers in the negative. The article is by one who, as commissioner of labor ami statistics for Massachusetts and tns Union, has given the subject a close, paiustaking study that entitles his judgment to far more consideration than the biased opinions of the inter ested parties to the question or to the conjectures of the mere impressionist. "FORGHRIST'SShKE." Topic of a Powerful Sermon by Dr. Egbert Yesterday Morning*. A MISUNDERSTOOD SAYING. Buddhists Never Say for Bud ha's Sake—lt Would Be Meaning-less. JESUS CHRIST STILL LIVES. His Death From the World Was Light and Life Into the World. At House of Hope church yesterday morning Dr. Egbert preached an elo quent sermon to a large congregation, taking for his text the words, "For Christ's Sake." Among other things, tie said: The expressions "In Christ," "For Christ's sake" and "For Jesus' sake" are used by the Apostle Paul probably forty times In his thirteen epistles. To any one who looks upon Christianity merely as a theory of life all this seems very strange, probably absurd, and 1 have no doubt it strikes a great many people to whom Christianity is not the life, as a bit of cant, or, at best, a tuisti eism half-understood, when they hear Christians asking of Cod "for Christ's sake" and pointing to that as the great motive for all their living and all their doing. And 1 suppose they often wonder how it Is possible that a man can do his earthly work for the sake of one who has not been seen on earth for over eighteen hundred years. A Mohamme dan does not do anything for Moham med's sake. The expression is never used, It never occurs to a Buddhist to say that lie lives for the sake of Bud dha. The very success of Buddha's life was to pass out of the lives of men. Mo hammedanism could be separated from Mohammed's name and person com pletely without taking away the slight est shades of its doctrine. But to the Christian, Christ is in the very heart of everything. He has not gone out fiom men, but come into men; His death from the world was life into lhe world. He is Present in Every Tlioual.t, iii every hope, in every wish, at the heart of every duty. "For Christ's sake" meant to the apostle, and it means to every sincere Christian, the very heart and life of his being. Now, 1 say this must seem absurd to one with whom Christianity is a mere theory. And yet the facts of history make It perfectly plain to us that "for Christ's sake" i< the mightiest motive to nobleness and goodness and conse cration of life the world has ever known. lt took narrow-minded Jews and made them citizens of the world, and it took the cannibals, even to our day, and made them fellow-citizens of the house hold of God with the Israelites. It not only transformed that scholar of Tarsus, Paul the apostle, controlling all his life, and .John, the gentie, loving Hebrew, an Israelite with Christ, but it took the Goths and the Vandals, the Roman soldiers and the Greek philosophers, and millions since, and worked its way into the heart ot their being until they were ready to die, as millions of them did die, "lor Christ's sake." When anything moves the world to such power of being, of activity, of con secration, such transformation of life, it does not do to dismiss it as a bit of cant or a mere theory. And it has exerted a mightier power than even these things that I have suggested, lt has come into the lives of civilized heathen among our own citizens—civilized sensualists, civilized avaricious men and women whose whole life was bound up in some sense of pleasure.in some self-gratifica tion or self-advancement, ami going into the very heart oi the life it has taken all this away from them, sobered them, made life a great, rich. Solemn, Beautiful Tiling, and made all the world about them the objects of their ministry, and made them take the very sense of pleasures and put them down beneath their feet, until they stood the intellectual and spiritual masters of their emotions. More than that, it has come into lives that have been debased, weakened, almost destroyed, by drunkenness, by viciousness, by false thinking and false doing for years, ami reclaimed them. You have seen it; 1 have seen it. You can find it any day in the progress of Christian lands." And you can find the process going on in some degree in every Christian life. "For Christ's sake" is the mightiest motive that has yet possessed man. Not mightiest for evil, for it has no power for evil, but mightiest for good, and all its work is for good. Poorly as we rep resent it in its fruits, we know that our best doings have been those in which the motive was "for Christ's sake." WAITK SHOOTS HARD At Religious Bodies, Which Prac- tically Supported Gambling. Denver, Col., Dec. 2.—Gov. Watte has made a reply to a petition from the business men of Denver asking that gambling houses be reopened. In his communication the governor attacks those who signed the petition and says that the Denver clergy were in league with the worst element before electiou to defeat him because he had endeav ored to suppress gambling, He adds: "The religious sentiment of Denver may be correct in opposing gambling and lewdness in this city, but they have been exceedingly tardy iv their mani festations. In the summer of 1866 the war of the governor of the slate upon the gamblers commenced. In all pre ceding state administrations gambling had been practically licensed and protected by" the police. No vigor ous war had ever been waged against gambling by any governor of the state and lire and police board. The present governor found Messrs. Orr and Martin guilty of malfeasance in ollice'in protecting instead of prohibit ing the gambling houses of the city and removed them according to law. The officers so removed refused to vacate their ofuces. in the interest of the gamblers aroused an Insurrection, and by the aid of tho sheriff's office, took illegal and armed possession of the city bail. A district court, in tho interest of the gamblers, enjoined the governor from the exercise of his constitutional lights. The issue was sharply defined between the gamblers and the gover nor, who called out the militia of the state to suppress insurrection. Now. where was the clergy of Denver, the Y. M. C. A., W. C. T. U. and the Prohi bitionists in this fight? They were dead against the governor. The exceptions are so small and insignificant as to be unworthy of notice." Hon. B. J. MeCotnaa Dead. Huntington, W. \a., Dee. 2.—Hon. B. J. McCoina-*, one of the oldest and best known attorneys in the state, died at his home here today of blood poison ing. Sherwood Dixon Dead. Chicago, Dec. 2.—Sherwood Dixon, United States district attorney for the northern district of Illinois, died this morning of laryngitis. He was appoint ed to the office by President Cleveland last July. Mr. Dixon was a grandson of the founder of the town of Dixon, 111. 'GOOD CITY GOVERNMENT. Eminent People Will Discuss It in Minneapolis*. Pim.ADK..rniA, Pa., Dec. 2.—The following programme of exercises has been Issued from the headquarters in this city for the second national confer ence for good city government, to be held In Minneapolis on Dec. 8 and 10: Saturday, Dec. 8.-Morning session beginning at 10:30 a.m. Addresses of welcome by Hon. Eustis, mayor of Min neapolis, and A. L, Crocker, president or the Minneapolis board of trade. Response—Charles L. Bonaparte, Bal timore, ltd., chairman of the executive committee of the National Municipal league. The Municipal Condition of Western Cities—Minneapolis, D. F. Simpson; St.Paul, W. H. Lightner; Cleveland, lion. E. J. Blaudin; Milwaukee. Gen. F. C. Winkler: Denver, .1. M. Bana; alternate. Chancellor W. F. McDowell. Afternoon session, beginning at 2:30 p. in.—Proportionate Representation and Municipal Reform, Prof. Jeremiah W. Jenks, Cornell university. Methods of work aud organization: 1. Results obtained by voluntary and temporary movements, William G. Low, member of committee of beveutvof New York. 2. Municipal leagues and good gov ernment club, Herbert Welsh, Phila delphia Municipal league. 3. Societies to secure the enforcement of existing laws, George Frederick Elli ott, president Tax Enforcement Society of .New York, with five or leu-minute addresses outlining the experiences of different associations. Monday, Dec. 10— Morning session. beginning at 10:30: "The Elements of a Grand City Charter," Prof. Edmund J. James, professor of administration, Wharton school, university of Pennsyl vania, with five or ten-minute addresses outlining the experiences of different cities. OF RUSSIAN WOOD. A Unique Church Dedicated at Streator, 111. Stbeatok, 111., Dec. 2.—The only dis tinctive Russian edifice in the United States was dedicated today by Bishop Nicholas, of Sitka. Alaska, assisted by- Rev. Maliarevsky, of Minneapolis, Rev. 1. Pustinsky, of San Francisco; Rev. Alexis Trevetkoff. ot Wilkesbarre, Pa; Rev. Ambrose Vretta, of Chicago, the latter becoming president of the church. The services were very impressive. lasting five hours. The church is built entirely of wood which comas from Russia, and is from the remains of the Russian vestibule in-the Manufactures building at the world's fair. The con gregation here numbers over two hun dred. HKRSHFIKI.DS APPEAL. lhey Will Carry Up the Annul merit Case. Fargo,.N. D., Dec. 2.—The Hersh fields announce that they have decided to appeal from the decision of Judge McConnell denying the annulment of the marriage. It is understood Mrs. Dell Hershfield declined to name any terms. Her attorneys would recom mend a settlement on the basis of $35,000. The Hershfields decline to pay that amount. Big Money for the Reds. Special to the Globe. Armour, S. D., Dec. 2.—Gen. Smith, the United States Indian agent here, expects to pay the Yankton Sioux In dians $147,000, being the first payment due them on the purchase price from the government for their lauds, about the 3d of December, 1S:)4. This laud, purchased from the Indians by the gov ernment, consisting of 160.000 acres, is expectea to be thrown open to home steaders by proclamation of Hie presi dent now at any time. A Tie la Claimed. Special to the Globe. Little Falls. Minn., Dec. The canvassing board appointed by Judge Searle to take a recount on auditor be tween 1). K. Halting, Republican, and Henry Goulet, incumbent, results in Goulet being one ahead. The opposition claims a tie. Hotel Burned. Special to the Globe. Henderson, Minn., Dec. 3.—Fire de stroyed the McCiellan house and an ad joining building here early Sunday morning. The origin ol the fire is un known. The loss is about $5,000. PERSONAL MENTION. Among the Ryan's guests is Gustavo Mouiet, of Lyons, France. Jay Huntington, advance agent for the l). N. F. C. company, is at the Clar endon. Messrs. Conroy and Fox, of the "Hot 'famales" company, are staying at the Windsor. James McNatight, general counsel for the Northern Pacific, was at Hotel Ryan yesterday. S. S. Mnrdock, Frederick S. Murdoek and CbarJes A. Archer, of Murdoek, are registered at the Merchants'. The grand secretary of the journey men barbers' union. W. E. Klapetzky, of Syracuse, N. 1., is at the Windsor. Miss Gertrude Lodge and Grace Row artb, of the familiar Calhoun Opera company, were at the Merchants' yes terday on their way west. At the Clarendon—Dr. M. N. Triplet!. Wabpetou, N. D.: James Cardie, West Superior; R. B. Wilson, F. J. Everett. Duluth; A, S. Murray, Charles E. Cur ran, St. Louis. At the Windsor—O. E. Vedder, West Superior; C. 11. Pierce, of Norihtield; Kirby Thomas, Superior, Wis.; M.J. Radler, Lake City; il. Davidson,Austin, Minn.; H. Gervais, Moscow, Idaho; J. Faike, St. Louis. At the Ryan—D. C. Corbin. Spokane, Wash.; W. S. Hopkins, Philadelphia; James C. Klmberly, Neeuah, Wis.; W. Q. Wilder, Grand Forks; W. E. Good rich, Boston; C H. Huntington, Huron; L. G. Fleming, Brunswick, Ga. At the Merchants'—*). K. French, Wan pet on; E. M. Tope, Maukato; E. M. Randall, Mason City; Frank Cote, Blue Earth City; A. McLean, Grafton, N. D.; 11. C. Peuneli, Davenport; G. D. Mason, Boston; Daniel Kyan, New York; W. H. Benjamin, Duluth. Hotel Metropolitan C. 15. Wcolan, Helena, Mont.; J. i*.. Sherman, C. S. Landon and wife. Miss ii. La mout. Miss A. Partington, Maurice L. ei-1, Chi cago; C. P. Lorraine and wife; slurry L. Phillips, Allen Sisters, Josie La Fontaine, Cassie Heveus, M. Marble V. La Vallte; Hairy E. Fairbonks.Fred il} land, VV. A. Latham, New York. IF m SEARCH OF A MAN tfSfS^ Who does not use Tobacco, a stronger light tISSII would be required than that furnished by s«^^» Diogenes lantern. ■HSsT^ MILLIONS USE 111 MAIL: POUGH, CHEW. PURE, HARMLESS, SATISFYING. ssßssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss'ts^^ I'll- —i ll lillislssasatasssWaMaa SMOKE. Nicotine, the Active Principle, Neutralized. ANTI-NERVOUS; * ANTI-DYSPEPTIC. POLITICS AND PLAGE. The Civil Service Commission Makes Its Eleventh An nual Report. PROGRESS IS GRATIFYING. Politics Nearly Eliminated in a Large Class of Ap pointments. EXTENSIONS RECOMMENDED. Post master General Praised— The Unclassified Service a Thorn. Washington, Dec.-.'.— he eleventh annual report or the Doited Slates civil service commission shows that from July 1, 1883, to June 30, 1894, there were 4,872 appointments made in the classi fied service, an increase of 83 over the previous year. The number is divided as follows: Departmental service. 385; railway mail service, 71*: Indian service, 166; customs service, 280, and postal service. 2.82.*!. The whole number of applicants examined for the five branches of the classified service was 37,379, of whom 22.131 passed, and 15,248 failed to pass. The total number examined is an iii crease for the year of 12,541, an increase of 8.123 in the number who passed, and 4,-118 in the number who failed. Figures for the different branches are: Departmental service, 3,532 ex amined, of whom 2,360 passed: railway mail service, 1,267 examined, 3.120 passed; Indian service, 431 ex amined, :.'JO passed; customs service, 3,372 examined. 2,012 passed, ami the postal service, 25,777 examined, 14.:; passed. The report states that every state has received substantially its due share of appointments, any departure from a mathematically exact apportion ment being caused by the need occa sionally of tilling a place requiring Highly Technical Qualification* with the qualified person without ref erence to his place of residence. The commission claims that experience shows that all positions in the govern ment service, with possibly a few exceptions, can well be filled under the competitive system. About one-half of all the em ployes of the classified service are iv the ttlO classified posoffices. The law, it is stated, is now better ob served in tiie larger offices than ever before. The Indianapolis and Balti more offices are cited as having been very badly managed from a civil service standpoint, but now are considered well conducted, as arc those of Boston and Chicago. Politics is said to have been practically eliminated in making appointments and removals in almost all of the larger postoffices, as well as ir most branches of the departmental service at Washington. There have been complaints from many of the smaller offices, showing that a large number of removals have been made for political reasons, although other offenses, generally of a minor charac ter, are alleged as the ground of dis missal. In some unices there have been practically clean sweeps, Tiie law has been rigidly observed in the railway mail service, and neither appointments nor removals have beer, made For Political Reasons (.ratifying progress is reported in the administration of the civil service law in the Indian school service. The groat majority of appointees have been re tained, and new appointments have been made without reference to politi cal considerations. 'I tie report states thai from the terms of the law polities shall have nothing to do with continuance in or exit from the service, but that to some extent relig ious and political reasons will influence dismissals until there is a requirement of law or rule thai not only shall the reasons for dismissal be made a matter ot record and be known to the person dismissed. but that an opportunity be given for de fense. The postmaster general lias in troduced a practice in this line in the postal service, which, so far as results are known, works well in the direction of security, stability and efficiency, and the complete elimination of politics. Concerning offensive partisanship, the commission says: "The rules against offensive par tisanship are usually construed strict ly against the opponents of the party in Dower and leniently against their ad herents. Persons in the classified serv ice, though unrestricted as to vote and opinions on all political subjects, should not take any active pari In Politics i Mansagenn in or political campaigns, and should be debarred from turning their official po sition to the benefit of either political party." Alter speaking of she conviction of Postmaster Ickes, of Newark, 0.. and of Internal Revenue Collector Haney, of Kentucky, for making political as sessments in the presidential campaign of 1892, reference is made to the case of C. 11. J. Taylor, recorder of [deeds for the District of Columbia; of which a re port is now In the hands of the presi dent tor action. Of this the commission says: "in investigating this case the com mission was much struck by the condi tion of terrorism thai obtains in the un classified civil service, in this service there is no security of tenure. Re movals are made for purely political and personal reasons, and there is an amount of corruption in consequence. In the unclassified civil service and in the excepted places at Washington the conditions are as bad as ever. These evils will be largely cured by the re cent extension of classification in the departmental service."* The commission reviews the attempts made at assessment in the campaign of 1891 aud the opinion of the attorney general that solicitation by letter in public offices is not solicitation within the law. and. after reviewing recent ex tensions, cites the fact that there are few important branches of the govern ment service yet unclassified. Big Tax «m Tobacco. Berlin, Dec. 2.—The Post says that the now tobacco taxation bill puts a duly on foreign tobacco of 10 marks pet 100 kilos.