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Ill IIS BIG SPEECH.
Arp Says He Would Like to Have Heard It. SENATOR FROM GOOD STOCK. KJl Say 6 Northern Men are RapMly Learn ng That They Mads a Mistake About the Nejre Cbanrinf their Minis. t.ulb, find is a s:gn of repentance. I i Casaville mtnr years a:ro and my sav repentance tecan-e ic i the ripht friend says there is uot a atone to mark wnnl, for it mean to think again the j hi grave. Can this be so ? He whk a oler, second thotiirlit. We old time 1 gallant soldier in the war with Mexico southerners who were born and raied ' and a br gadier general in oar civil war in c:oe communion wun me nesrro a ui!iiuj:muea mmseu in Dctn. Peach Rrowlnc at ftt Saatfc. The observations of the writer. Jin Ing the last summer, have more tana ever convinced him that there arc granu opportunities lor iruit growing hare known it all the time that ha That crave mast be marked, BUI Arp n Soil-V hich are bj do ineana wasn t Qt to vote and that it degraded , -a Atlanta Constitution, the white man to buv his vote, and that - i wish I could have heard Senator. Eoar nake that great speech in the (Jotted States Senate. That Hoar fam ily it no cuminuQ htock. They have a long liae of Concord ancestors, some of whom were distinguished before the revolntioaary war. They are of Pur itan tock, aud always tirm aud feariess hi defease of their relig'ous fiitli aud political principle. Tue picture id the senator as he was mukiu;' hi lust and gieatt speech hIjowi his xolidity ef character. Hu forehead is tnasive. Ilia lip heavy aud compressed. Ins lower jaw and chiu broad an I I i 1 1 1 ir -ereot. Him love for his party was founded in its hostility to slavery and the SouUi, but his revereuce for tue constitution aud all its traditions is stronger than party. He was au old line whtjf and an abolitionist per e though there is no record that he ex erted tii lufluence to keep his people from ceveit imlulgeuce in the Atrican elave trade, lie is a gi eat-graudoj ef ltoger Sherman, aud ho ure William, M. Evarts aud John aud Tecum oh Sherman. His t-lder brother, Ebetiezer, was Grant attorney geueral for a year or two, nud was distinguished lu many kigu poiiiou, hav.ug beeu a judge- oi she Ml e me c -urt aud a member uf the joint Inch t-iMiim shiou that trained the treaty of VYn-diiugtou in 1S71. i he ohl ancestor, amurl Hoar, was an otiicef in the war of the revolution, liii won, fSamuel, was a prominent lawyer uud u whig politician during the lirat half oi thin ceuiary. i luineuiliur wueti he was out by tlio legislature of Massacuu- ettM to the Mate uf South Carolina to IokI the coiitituttoiinlity if the law d that State that foibale fret coloied teiwoiia from coming into it. It took a old tuaa with a atreuk of fanatic. atu iu tin n a; ure to do that, but amuel Hoar dared to do it, aud on his arrival io Charleston iu 134t wus piouiptly ex- felled from that c ty, and then from be Stat a. He left with pru lent alac rity. Htid it raided au awful rumpus all over New Kulaud, uud tliey tin eateued fstcede and ti:hf but John lylei waste Preideut, anl tney could uotum but talk aud preach and threaten uud keep up the African slave ti a le. We college boys wauled to hht, too, and dared Va o ami Harvard to cume dowu to the liue. It was u uew.-paj er war, 1 aud noon blew over, but it cemented aud enlarged the abolition party all1 over the North, and liually hrou-ut ou ' the war that caused tho tUnth ol half a ' million men and put a million uamus ; ou the ieu-ioti roll. What a c tu-1 mentury of fanaticism! tJrover Clevo ! lund hit it hurtt wliu.1 he Haul, "luei preachcrw are for expansion aad colant Zition and pssohumi of the l'bilip ptijs that they may couvert the ua tives to ChnatiHUity nud nave tlu-ir fonl. Of conrse wo will have to kdl a few huudred ttiousatul lirt, and whtit is to become of their dead souls the rreachei4 do not tell u- but 1 Mipoae they cau arraue that." Aud now, niter thirty- five ypars of vain expsnment and the wasting ot was the reason why we had uch a low prade of lawmakers and office holders. Ko eentleman who reaicts himself will bur a negro's vote and as he can't be elected without it he will not offer for office. This is the s;eueral rule and there are few exception-. It applies to State, county and municipal politics and even to congreional elections. I have known a candidate for mavor in my town to contract with a leader aransr the nesrroe- for fiftv vo'es at $2 a head and he cot them, aud was elect ed, though the white vote would have rtefestfd him. Our het )porile are Uttcrlv tired of bemir dominated by t It i TMirchnsnble flement and have t riured it about as long as vc can. The tru'h i apt arerit that we will npver hnvo rd h"nest.dcent. rpoec'able leir M a i ure until tli n"jm vote is eliminat ed, for it ' a a aelf-evilnt trut-: iliat a man who will bnv anoher' vote caL h raw'f bo bon-rht. Ihit I wouMn tbase this xc'u-i' n tifon race or color. I would t tit it fir aud -qnsre noon con jnct atid i tf!l if n mt ff many of the whits race, let it out There are a trood many who ought to be out. 1 have more respect for Gas sott aud Joe Hrown and Uncle Sam and Hayes Mduer and Preacher Br ice aud a few other colored men iu our town than for uituy wtiite men I could name, aud I had rather trust my life or tuv property in their hands. There (tight to be a commission in evry coil ii ty to purine the polls. We had one before the war to purge the jury box a id uo disreputable mau was at lowed to serve on the &:raud jury, i'heii, why u t pure the ballot box. It would have a good effect upon the both white ana A HERO OF THri HOSPITAL. Fraak Martinez Performed Brave Deeds at Siboaey, Cuba. A war correspondent. Mr. J. O'Don ncll Bennett, who was sent to tho yellow fover hospital noar Slboney, Cuba, tells In his paper, the Chicago Journal, the storv of a brave boy he as jet fully appreciated or understood. Perhaps the fruit that adnaCa the wiliest range of culture and ai ha rame time gives as liberal returaaaa any, is the pe. ch. Peachea to bring good prices in New York -markets mnst fulfil at least four condi tions. First, they mast be of fair size, the larger the better. Second, they must look well, that is, be w3 colored up; in other words, ripe, or nearly so when gathered. Third, found there. "To him." Mr. Bennett ! they must be of tine flavor. And mtliiona i.f inmiAr t)it nnrlli o(m faoyo i iT. mUtake. and XuZ Tank! el b" fr. lmrk Kolllhl-.rnlm. t,-w,a.i,...i IOllt CoUnseltr 1 imn!i)ii har a virinuitr aiimi.uto.i I 'UDgmen nre cero from politics aud retired him to the rtulds of industry where God aud oslurott'Siud him. and that ab!et of all reiubltcau im.uziue. 'ihe He view of ileviews. m commenting upou it sv: "it is the opinion of a lare majority of tho wisest fnoud of tho nrgros that tho franchise of voting iu rolitic! e'ectious is more harmful thsn SJfful to Uiein,and they rau we!i afford to allow white men to do the voting aud hoi J tho ofScos if colore I meu are ac cordrd iutice in the curt and have fair and t qnal opiortunities to obtuiu aitncatiou aud aeiuiro property. It is wholly harmful to colored men to be aptH)iated po;mj.sters m white cox tnaities, Mr. MeKinley has inaJa rr.U takes ia that direction M That is cved honest talk and la th ris ug eueraiiou, black. iiiu il th;n!c th it our grand old sister State of North Caroliua will go to nu uu-afo aud unfair extreme if they give the negro for a school futid uo ni.ro tliaa tlioir tiixus amount to, or rather no m re than ihit proportion of the nub ic school fund. It sejms to tue that every child between eight ui.d sixteen hIiou d have a chance to learn to read and write, aud if tho parent can't pay for it tho State should. But I would have a commission aud a school bx (r that, too, and f the parent wotildeut work bis children shouldent come in. Nothing disturbs my trauqu.lity like havmg to pay for the schooling of theso nejrroes who dress tine every Sunday and go on ev ery excursion that comes along. About half of the wenches have got to weariug spectacles and I reckon when the Mil lie Hchool cranks have a law passed f.ir freo books they will put iu the specta cles, too. Senator Hoar made a groat speech and a good speeoh. Ho is too old to be n hypocite or a time server aud he spoke his real seutiment.s aud com manded the rapt atteution of every man who heard him. But Solomon paid: "Great meu are not always wisp" aud ho we can differ with the Senator, aud many etmuent and cuu Kcieutious statesmen do differ. I would vote for that treaty. but what next to do I could not Fay. Time and circumstances will have to determine. Eveu Senator Hoar mav change his uitud. He is two months younger than 1 am aud, of course, lacks two mouths of haviug as much sense that i, if folks have sense according to age which they ought to have. I bank on the old nifla. King Rehobara wa cursed becuso he foronk the counsel vt the o.d men who had conn iving Solomon, and om young men. Som smart and eionuent and can carry the thoughtless along with them, but when I want widom I go to the aged, both men nud women, who live around me. Nothing is more dis gusting than to hear a pert youth make npnrt of the veterans and "sneak of thorn a back numbers and behind the times. Hut enough of this. I forgot that T was an old man myself and they nnj that self praise is half scandal. But somehow mv old age has creeled upon me so slyly that I c tunot reslire it T can still chop tho wood and do a good day's work in the garden. This reminds me of a letter I received from a friend who nutil recently lived near Casvil!e in this county and he calls bit attention to the neglected grave of my old schoolmate. General writes, T am sure I owe it that I nm fit homo, that I am alive and able to acknowledge my ilel-t. lie gos on: I s!:nll not soon forget that llUle. swarthy, smiling Italian, who, de spite his nativity, is as good an Amrl- i ran as over lifted his bat to the flag. Prank Martinez Is his name, aud whed i maet. he Is not busy saving lives he plays the cynilrals in the band of. the Thir teenth United States Infantry. When tho vellow fever broke out at ilonoy. an Isolation camp was estab lished some two or three miles back In the woods. Thither we who hr.d the fever were taken, and thither went Frank Martinez. There were between fifty and seventy-five of us. and he was or.r only nurse. Without him I do not know what wo should have done and yet he was such a little chap and he had never had the fever, and he was playing with his life in com mg near us. He was always awake, always near nt linnrl. nhr.nvs rpsoonsive to tl'6 j faintest wlii.npcr of a sick man. There wn r.o cot for him to sleep on. i and no room for It in the tents If there I had born one. So he passed the nights ! on a box of hosnltal stores, rnder a tree. I say he passed the nights, for I do not see how he could have alert. He was never caught sleeping by any of that slreploss. restless crowd, who wanted something every hour. lie helped us to wash our fevered lvxlles. he built the fires and prepared tho condensed milk, and buried the ramp offal, and ditched the tent3 and rnrried live coals to the smokere and water to the thirsty. He cheered us rp with his merry laugh and his radh rnt fnce. and he fetched and carried nul ran In rain and shine, in darkness and dawn. lie never thought of himself: he would work for hours in dripping clothrs. and when we bogged him to strip and wrap up in a blanket he would say. "Xo. T am too busy: soon the sun will come and It will dry me." Then he would rush away to bmil a lire or raise I he walls of a tt-nt so that a brer.th of clear air could reach us. and we would hear the water chug glncr in his shoes. When I was released from the camp he threw his arms around me. and for an Instant held me la his grasp. Thou he blessed me In th lenntiful Italian manner, and I went aw:-.,;. As th. tran slipped down the grade he stood in front of a tent waving good-by. I could not seo him plainly thn. for the great fill tears blinded me: but the days pass by I can Whold hlm clrarlv. He stands there on the green hillside, littlo and swarthy and orect. blue circles of pain and weariness un der his eyes, his face pinched and his hands shaking from loss of sleoo. That was my last night of Frank Mar tinea. I do not know whether he Is living or dead, but 1 know that if he still lives he Is domg good. Apimrent Lfin'erac. Johnny "Pa, some of the curious people round here they call 'odd and some cf the others 'eccentric What Is the difference?" Pa "When a man Is said tc te eccentric he usually has more or Jess money. When he is pool a mt.Q I& simply odd." Boston Transcript. Wwattd to H.BO w. Broncho BUI That feller the boyt bave captured has robbed thousand of railroad passengers. Western Tour- ne a a. . it. a k m. lonrm, iney must reacu market in a perfect state, without any' bruises or indications of decay. The varieties to be grown will, of course, depend largely on the locality. Only the very best and earliest kinds should be planted for the New York There is an evident belief. on the part of a good many frml raisers, that anything wilt sell pro vided it is big and liue looking. This ! is a mistake, as growers will some day learn to their cost. A wealthy eon I tomer may for once pay a lancy price ' for fruit, becanse it is beautiful, bat if he tiofds it deficient iu flavor, ho fa.l. 4tlAf it A I. n m 1 . . .1 elsewhere the next time. The early markets are always good markets. Peaches 'from Flor ida, for example, of the Eastern Asiatic varieties, that begin to reaoh New York by the last of May or first of June, if ripe, aud in decent condition, at ways bring top prices. Those from the South Atlantic and Gulf States naturally come next. And those growers that have really fine fruit and get it to market in ;rood condition sel dom have to grumble wheu the returns come in. It canuot, however, be too distinctly understood that New York does not want and will not pay reman erative prices for poor fruit. The question of profitable peaoh growing is largely a question of judi cious fertilization. Tueie are some favored localities where the soil is an rich that all the needed elements of plant food are prcseut in abundant measure. Tnese places are, however, the exception, and are generally found in low bottom lands where peaches of the huest flavor are not usually grown. High and dry localities well fertilized usually give the most satisfactory re sults. It must be remembered that the peach needs abundant potash and a moderate supply of phosphoric acid and nitrogen. Humus must also be preseut ia tha soil iu fair proportions. Both these two latter materials, if de ficient, may be furnished either by table manure or by leguminous plants. But the potash and phos phoric acid, if needed, must be direct ly applied, and in such cases it is wise economy to supply whatever is want ing in liberal measure. good for mula per acre for peaches would be about 350 to 400 pouuds of acid phos phate and COO to 800 pounds of Kainit, or, ia place of the latter, 150 to 209 poauds muriate potash. The nitro gen can be supplied as above recom mended. Apply the fertilizers early iu tpring broadcast, and work into the oil. Of course care and cultivation, pro tection against insect and other en emies are assumed, and cannot be too thorough. Picking, shipping and transportation all have to he looked after. And the last ia often tho most difficult to deal with of all. So far as protection in transit is coucern, the writer will venture a single sugges tion. The most beautiful package of early peaches he had the opportunity of seeing, in the early summer, came from Florida. They were shipped ex actly like eggs, each peach in a sep arate compartment by itself. The fruit was ripe aud perfect, and these peaches readily retailed for ten cents apiece. I think they were of thn Waldo variety. How much the grower got for them I could not learn. I hope a good price, for be certainly deserved it. Norman Robinson. - ZTZ L .wu-aasw, usosrs i lat Indeed! What road la wmia-a x. vtoaoru. uewae caned at J nf N tsat of! New York JoaraaL When r4 tbe stn. Dnsscncer trains are teti apt to