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Rctirnian Jones 11 some or nis neureraraa AN UNAVOIDABLE DELAY. DEMOCRATIC PARTY. HAS DBKN IN EXI9TENCB MORE THAN A CENTURY. lUront III Anll-l'tiUrttl I'uilr 1780 100 lluw It HfMiua til II t'nlleil Ittpulillmn IMrtf IBUO-lim 111 CJrtalxl I.tmlar- It may truly n suld by any Dsmo crnt that tli party to which ha nil here Is an old ns the republic. It began with the Declaration of hide pendente, there being an apposition manifested to nil that that document contained. At that time those who favored the ilrclarntlun, In the (arm In which It was flHally adopted, were known ni radicals, those opposed were known s conservative. Hy tbe tlm that the Constitution became the tuple of discussion tbe radical anil conserv nthes began t' assume th propor tions of political organizations. The conservatives became kttowu m 1'ed rulltti tba radical ns autl-I'odarul-lita. Alexander I law 1 1 ton became the champion of the Federalist cause. Thomna Jefferson became the leader of the oppneltlon The followers of Jefferson wrote the constitution to their IlklHg. fully incorporating the deetrlne nf atatv rights. TbU Insured Its ratification by tt.i- savrr.il atato The Federalist mml no opposition ANUKBW JACKsWN. It wt not until 170 that the anil F(Srn.lU Warn kaown aa IWpub 1116m. Tke war betweatt RagUad anil l?rBOe mm stlrrtwl up mock eoi Inc. Ike wiUtr of leading I4aral tia UM power being wltk tka rarMMr. I Mom nek aa Ptmm Was! tmilt gMti Um iutM la UMlr war with mmi. aka found stew ajwjt. patfcy, (specially amejng Mtt-Mml 1st 1ml by Jefferson. The Federalists bf(iunt) known ns monarchists nt thl period nnd In contradistinction the anil took the name of Republicans, for the reason, ai Jefferson stniod, they itood for n reputillc, not for an empire. It was thU nntl-inonarohlal spirit that grently aided the Republic an victory In 1300 that made Jeffernon president. Hut curiously oncigh the money question wni up for discussion, tba Federals championing the iMtiance of IhiihU by the national government to pay tho wor debt. The Republic ana held that the war debt should be paid by tho eeveral states without re courae to bond. The defeat of tho Federalist was overwhelming. Ten of tho thirteen itatea voted for Jeffor ton. In 1801 again Jerfernu won an other eplendld victory at the mtla. In 1101 Madlton won under the Repub I Ira ii banner. Again he won In 1SU. and by a larger majority than four year before. Then came Jamea Mon roe, tho father of the "Monroe doe trine." Monroe nleo received a larger vote hU utMxind term than for the flrat. Next oanio another Injutrloui name Hint awaken enthutlaam In the Demoerailc breaat. Andy Jackson. Ily thl time the Pederatliu were thor oushly dleorieuUrd, but a few of their '.eadere Joined wltb tke aHtl-Juckaou ItepiibinaH ami nominated John Qulnry Adam on a ao-ealled National Mepubllcau ticket. Although Jaekton received a popular majority party lead er conspired with the opposition and Ada in was declared president. The National Republicans while In power appropriated tke party name. The pesjfil became greatly angered nt so called While House pomp and public meetings were keld. Tke promoters of tkeae meetings called themselves democratic ItepubllcaHS and finally Democrats Tke Republican party, led by Jackson In lStl, accepted tke title of Uemocratle party. As such Jaekson was nominated In ISM, and oarrled every state In tke HRlOM. Jackson's light wltk tke bank of the I'nlted States wltk Its tentacles In every community. Its hand at nearly ever) throat in the laud, makes a bright psge In Ike nation's history. A manufactured panic enaued but this did not deter tke president from veto ing tke bill right In the heart of the residential campaign of 18tt, when Jackson and Clay wore the opposing candidates The popular majority for Jackson waa even greater than before and ke soon thereafter finished the banking monopoly. Another panlo was precipitated but the people stood kf tke party In im, when Van Huren wm ek preeloeut with a clear ma jority ( 1MM rotes over four eppo- inonoy queatlon and whon tho Whlge nominated Con. W, II Harrison, the hero of Tippecanoe, In 1810, It was a forcgono conclusion thnt Van Huron would he beaten. And so ho was by 150.000 mnjorlty. The l'omoeratlo sentiment of the country lust llttlo by tho defeat of Van Huren. Harrison had been an Andy Jackson Democrat, whllo Tyler, the Whig candidate, agreed with Jnok son on the money quostlon. When Tyler bocamo prosldent by the death of Harrison ho carried out Democratic principle. Jamea K. Polk was the next Democratic candldato and was chosen In 181 1. l'our years later IwU Cass of Michigan, was defeated by Taylor, Whig, with Martin Van Huren a third candldato. Tho latter drew enough votes from Cass to cloct Taylor. Then cBtiio Franklin I'earce and James Hu chanan, two moro Illustrious Demo cratic nainoi, both being elected by a majority of popular voto. Next came tho gap filled by tho long lino of Re publicans that began with Lincoln. 1IAUVKY T. CANNON. Ilcriinrrnry'i Dtlit la Tanunmiy, According to l'rof. Alexander John ston It Is to Tain many Hall thnt we owe the first suggestion of a nominal log convention, and that so long ago as the year 1613, when such an organ was proposed tor nominating a donio crntlr candldato for governor of Now York. Though nothing came of It for that year, Uie Idea was soon revived, AksMt tnis time Ike KeMuWloan rst tf kMu kotevn aa Wftlns, Van IU riu was ust euUrely sound on the TAMMANY HAI.L. and ere long the nominating conven tion beoame as we shall see, a promt nenl feature In state polities through out tko union. Ksnta filly' Ills' llottli. Here 1 a list a the big betels of Kansas Oiti Midland, CkMtas, Haiti mr. lvoy. Victoria, Washington. UwosoRt koMe, New AIImmj, Transit ksm, OontrapBlls, Vlrrlnn, Ashland and MstropollUn. "A drink," entreated the weak velee. "A warm drink, nurse." "I shall bring It to you," answered tho trained nurse. Mho rose, placed tho bell eonnestlon within reach of tho fcobls fingers, lsft the room, her light stops soundless on tho rloli, deep car pet. Along tho corridor, down the stairway, she passed. It was lato after midnight. Lights had been ex tinguished In the drnwiug-room, the dining-room, tho library. Only a sin file globe, opaque nnd mellow, lighted the way. This tod to the servants' quarters. Undor and beyond It the nuno hurried, a chasto vision. Her blue and white-striped goi-n and tho snowy llnn nt throat and wrists nnd on the oolled dark hair neeontuatcd the pallor of the patient, sereno face It was still In that great house on Michigan boulevard. Now that tho thaw had come, th crunching of run ners over the frozen snow, the cheery Jlnglo of sllghbells, tho softened mur mur of gay young volcos no longer reached tho oar. Not that Nurso Nor Ino had anything to do with sleighing parlies nor any othor form of Indi vidual diversion. Hut there had been nights out of the Inst two months when she had been n bit bewildered at times by tho recollections theio chim ing, Irresponsible bells awakened. Bho hnd caught herself standing still, with one hand nt her honrt listening to note should they stop before this door. Him had dropped her hand with n llttlo sweeping gesture of self-scorn. And she hnd resumed her dutlos with tho sudden glow In hor cheeks dying out ns tho flush of embers dies undor tho pall of gray ashos. Tonight, however, tliero was no ex traneous sound to dlvort no personal remembrances to distract hor. She jtassod Into tho groat, Immnoulato, do ft tod kitchen The servants had gone to bed. Hhe saw an expanse of pollshod wood floor, died walls, sinks of marble and metal that glittered llko silver; gas and alcohol rangos, and tho numer ous minor commodities which make the drudgery of domestic labor com paratively light nnd oasy. Hark I Whnt wns thnt sound Just without? A oautloos, scraping footstopl Sho lis tened (ho saucepan poised In ono lift ed hand, filtence. Pshaw! It was nothing. It wns no one. As It an at tempt nt burglnry would bo mndo In this neighborhood nnd with tho light burning! "I am getting nervous," sho told horsolf. "Conslnnt vlgllnnce, con tinual wnkcfulnohS will tell on tho strongs! of us after nwhllo. I wish I might warn all young girls who dcslro to boconio nurses, dronmlns; only of tho romantic aspect of tho profosslon whnt the real llfo Involve wlint tho actual exporlenco moans." Sho looked around tho kitchen, and a swift retrospect brought tho roo color to her cheek. Hero It wns dowa hero thnt she nnd Harry had stolen, nttor the cook wns nsleop, to attempt tho compounding of ono particular, dell clous dish. What a blunder they hnd mado of It! And she hnd cut her band In wloldlng n huge knlfo over a small bunch of p(ir!ey. Harry had torn his hnndkorchlof Into strips, nnd tied up the Injured membor. He hnd klssnd tho palm, and sntd: "You have suih pretty hands, Norlnol" Sho hnd smiled back nt him, saying "They nro not nfruld of work." And ho had answered, with tho prldo of per sonal possession, they are not afraid of anything." Ah, well! She roused herself with a sigh. "Thnt wns nil so long ngo, And time works changes, as wo must know." Tho milk on the range was nt boiling paint. Sho added a toaspoonful of vinegar to the foaming mass In the saucepan, and quickly removing the samo poured tho strango-srentcd mix ture through a flno wlro slevo. Hor romcdy and refreshment woro In rondl no tho potent "whey" dear to tho heart of trans-Atlantle physicians. Hark! Again! She set down the bowl hurriedly. Nearer that tread and nearer! It was on the back porch now. He wnocvor he was had laid one hand upon the window frame wns trying It was shaking It softly. Involuntarily Nurse Norlne stepped back. She was not ono of your heroic women. She could feel her heart pounding, until It seemed to strain lis oords as a hound strains Its leash. Ought she la turn out the light? Should she try to leave the spot? "Thank dad!" she panted. "Uess will never learn nursing." Altkougk tke aeeocmtlon of burglary wltk nursing waa decidedly Illogical. There was a grating sound at tke window. Tke window was lifted by a strong, stealtky hand. A blurred, wriggling shadow fell aeroos tke floor. "Now!" breathed Nunc Norlne. "Now!" Her professional habit of self-eon-tralthe sene of responsibility to her patient these sustained ker. Just as tke clump of shoes struck the floor, she advanced. A lofty, Ill-clad figure con fronted hor. A face, distinguishable Totweeii slouch hat and chin bandage, was near her own. A grimy hand gripped ner threat. "Keep still!" commanded two voice back of the swathing handkerchief. MlCeep stllir The ea turn and wm oupetrtueu wltk the kcrcHtaoN grip at those strung fin gers at ker threat. "I won't hurt yon." went an the auto craUo voiee. "Nat It yon don't maim a racket. He Isn't home tke waiter. I saw that In tho papers. I went bcr Jewels sho'fl dying. She won't miss them. Wliftre nro they? Arc they In the secret closet off the dressing-room at tho head of the private stslrcaso? That Is where my wife kept" He broke off abruptly. "Where are they?" The grip on her throat relaxed. "I know where you mean," he cried In her surprise her bewilderment. "1 know." Why rhould sho not know sho to whom this house had been a wedding gift! She, who had onee placed her own Jnwels In that same receptacle. She who had oomo back ns n paid servl tor to tho aecno of her only full, real, transcendent hnpplness! "Quick, then' quick!" An encouraging oath from outsldo tho window reached them. Again tho man's fingers closed around the smooth whtto throat. "You know. Hrlng them, then or, wnlt I'll go with fou. Hut no nolso, you understand. Not a sound, or" Ills right hand slid back ward. Ho shook before her eyes tho llttlo toy of metal and wood he drew forth. "I can And the place alone," ho said. And then, to him without: "Hrlng the cord, Mnrty!" lu that Instnnt of dlrerted attention she wrested herself free. "Listen!" she gasped. "The woman Is dying. Any oomomllon will kill her at onee. And I cannot O!" Once more the Angers, flerse In n convolution horn of rage, wero at her throat and the masked fnco bent lower. "You must! You shall or, by " Tho flngors tangled In n chain a mere thrmtd of gold. Something fell, with n mollow clatter to the floor. Tho man stooped hastily. Ho picked up tho fallen bauble. "Don't tnko that!" cntroatod tho nurse. She had fallen bnclc onoe moro. "M Is of no value That Is of no In trinsic vnluo. It Is mine only nil no, aivo it to met" She wns whtto ns doath, and shiver Id, when sho hold out piteous, en treating hands. Sho forgot fear In de sire. Hut tho man wns staring stupidly upon tho medallion In his palm an Ivory medallion upon which was paint od k girl's faco. How sweet that faoo wan how near, reproachful, tender, familiar! A lifted young face, full of "Could I ferget?" sho count6rqUtr led. The bell rang. "I am needed." Sho lifted the pitch or of whey. She opened me uoor. "do!" sho said. "Will you toll Dessle " "Whnt?" "Nothing. Nora. Never mind, doar." "You hnvo been gone n long time, nurse," objected the patient, fretfully. "I am sorry, madams, but tho delaj was unavoidable. Drink this." She slipped her strong arm under thl pillow. 8ho dlrcetcd tho wavcrlni head upon It. Sho hold tho oup wltl firm flngors. Hut If- faze strayed to i eorner where n crib used to stand i llttlo roio-hung orlb, where tho origi nal of tho portrait on tho mednlllon Daby Uosslo had lain! love, shyness, hnlt-flcdgcd courage And tho shyness that was salntllness ho know all those "(llvo It to mo," tho nurso entreated. "Olvo mo my llttlo girl's picture Ulvo It to me It Is nil I havo of value Hossle's picture" Tho man hesitated. He still looked down on tho trlllo In his groat hand motionless, ontranced. From without sounded n ornckln ot curses. "I will go," tho man said, "If you will answer theio questions. Whero Is thlsohlld? Whero is her father? Why are you here?" She put out both bands nnd felt Vllndly for tho lablo behind her. "She Is at tho Sacred Heart convent. Alio Is good. Sho Is beautiful. Her father left his homo long ago In a ml' taken a Jealous rage." Sho pausod. Something In the poio of the great bulk confronting her In tho echo of tho voice thnt had Interrogated, mado her nostrils rigid hor Hps blue "I mn hero hecauso I must support my child nnd myself. That Is nil." "Your child!" ho repented. Ho was gazing down on the bright thing In tho hollow ot his hand. That fnee! Tho broad brow; tho oyes, long-lidded and lnng-lashed; the serious sweep of hair about the temples these were his own. And the mouth those square cut, sen sitive lips with the beguiling dlflldeneo that was halt audacity these were hers. "Nora," he began. It was his old nninn for her. "Nora" "Olt to work!" advised a husky voleo from the outer darkness, MfJlt to work, you hloomln' fool." That "bloumln fool" moved nearer to the nurse. He had east aside hti disguising hat and 'kerchief. "Nora, you remember how we came dawn here to cook a post-opom supper one spring night, after we had come back from New Orleans? I did not recognise you at Ant. Dreos time change many things. All these have caused natural alterations." It was no longer the Intruder wbo was speaking. It was the gentleman the scholar. "We were so afraid ot the cook, you recollect? And that confounded ome let, dec herbesl We tried to make It as It was served to us In dim, dark, dear Now Orleans. What dinners we had In that little, gloomy restaurant on the Hue Chartres! What prowling In the Freneh quarter! How you hated the lazy old mules on Tehoupltoulas street! Then, there wero the mornings In Jackson square! And the strolls through the I'reneh market, and" There was no mistaking tke fervor ot Ike cures wklah onuie tkrcmgh the opened window. Hat the man lingered Ubogk ke had batMtad baak the "Do you remember?" bo Insisted. OSTRICH AB A WATCH tAN. Mxaclou lltril, Namil Nepolean, Kerf lluaril. An ostrich watchman Is tho latest trained wonder In Florida, tie can b seen overy night making his roundi through tho pens ot an ostrloh farm near Jacksonville, says n correspond, ent ot the l'hlladolphln Tlmos. Abuul a week ago the sagacious bird, will eh has been named Napoleon, proved Ills capacity for the appointment. Aboul eight months ngo the owners ot this herd ot ostriches established the farm at this place Previous to this Unit and slneo 18S6, when they made theli Arst Importations ot birds Into till country .they carried on their oxl-.-nsiv farm In California. Attracted by Iht salubrious cllmnto and tho shorter ilia tance to their markets, they dotennln od upon this step. When they ostab Untied their farm nt Jacksonville, thai added ns nn especial attraction sped mens ot many raro birds and anlmali crpablo ot cosy domostlcatlon. Amonq tho former wns n (lock ot over 200 golden nnd othor vnrlotlos ot phea sants. In tho course ot events thli fact beoame known to the many color ed gentry, and knowing the darky's natural penchant for "chtckln'," the owners feared for their latest purchas er. Tho pheasants, they knew, would bi tempting, because all birds look alike to coons, and those resembled moro than anything else, nlee, fat ytllow-loggod roosters, and so would bnromo doubly tempting. Nor wero tho fenrs of tho owners groundless. Tho "cullod" population rapidly pass ed through tho stages of hearing, In vestigating nnd finally seeing. At Mill s'ngo ot tho game the owners ot the outrkh herd took steps to prevent tho less of thotr property, nnd Nnpoleon was culled Into requisition. RICH PICKING FOR SAILORS. Ilfltlth Tar DfUit Merita 1'orlnnM la l'rlie Bloney, As Iho minister ot war has said, wo aro now At atrlfo with nn onomy which docs not oven possess n ooeklo-boat, and thoso bravo sailors who are fight ing patriotically with their soldier brothers hnvo not tho additional In-c-iutlvee that used to ho hold out to tars In tho wny of treasure ships, the onpturo of ono of which, Incrodlblo nt It mny seem, In somo oases gnvo each ordinary soaman as niuoh a 2,000 worth then much more than now prize money. It Is not very long sln?e an old sailor died In London who re membered serving on vessels In the royal navy that sometimes waited oft ono station for a year for a treasure ship they had boon warned of, and who was presont whon our ornft, tho Utha Han, captured tho Thetis, with $1,700, 000 on hoard. About tho samo time threo ot our warships, after lying In wait for months, captured tho Santa Hrlgadn with a treaxuro ot nearly J!, 000,000 In hor hold. It noodo-1 sixty three artillery wagons oscortod by armed men nnd bands ot music to convoy tho treasure to tho cltadol of Plymouth, nnd eaoh captain received as prize money 10,730; cash lieutenant had 5,100 and each seaman and ma rine 182. ItMlteit, Americano. All winter long, and Into this, tho sooond mouth ot tho vlolel-seented springtime- ot Mexico, we havo heard two distinctive sounds the ollok ot the kodak and the "taconeo," or tick tack of the little heels ot tho American girl, marching through San l'ranclico. Profeso and Plateros streets. And stilt they come, this Hitting army of rest lees Americanos, male and female, as tbe Lord created them, and IntKlnot with the hereditary nomadism ot our race, for no one stays close at home except tor financial reasons. That U also why many ot us here In the trop ics will not go to the Paris exposition. It Is well to be "franc" about It. Ho, tan Herald's letter from City of Mexico. A New Mineral. MokAwkfla Is the nami given to a new mineral dlsoovorod In tke copper mines at IlMgktaH, Mtoty. It Is an arsenide et copper In connection with nn arsenide of nickel, united chemical ly, not mechanically. An alloy of coy per and nlokel Is In flood demand, and the new are, It Is said can be turned Into copper, nickel, arsenic and oobalt wltk less than 1 per cent ot waste. Cobalt Is tbe base ot the deepest blue dye. Arsenic Is worth Ave cents a pound, copper 17 cents and nickel more than twice as mush as copper. lUrveitt fur DcutUU, If a nh ltd would eat candy onee rt day and then wash out his mouth thoroughly ho tulgbt keep up the prac tice far fifty years without harm to his teeth, but it Is tke couitaut suck ing of candy, always having something cwaat In tke mouth, that eaU away ths jMttHel nnd rape mighty harvwls tor the dentists.