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12 TUB OMAHA DAILY BEE : SITNDAY , OCTOllETC 21 , 1801 ,
OMAHA SUNDAY E. Editor. I'UnUSHED EVKHT MOIININO. OK BunscniiTiONi pally n * ( without Sunday * . One T * r . * < * bally n * na Bundar , On tear . 19 00 Bli Months . . . * < W Ttiret Mnnthi . > . JM nundaj- Hoe , One Tear . * Balurdiy lie * . On * Tear . 1 M Weekly B f , On * Trnr . ' " OFFICES : Omatiiv Thf tle Hullillnir. . . _ , South Omali * , Corner N and Twentffourth Eta. Council Illurri , 15 Pt-nrl ( Street. < 7lilc c < i Olllce , 317 Clinmbrr of Commerce. N > w York , llnoms 13. II nnJ 15 , Trtbuni Bldf. Waihlnjton , HOT I" Street , N. W. COFWESPONDKNCB. All communications relating lo n w anfl edi torial mutter ghouia b otlitrexved : To thi Editor. llt'SINHSS LHTTBlia. Alt bu lnc s Inter * nnil remittance ! tJioulfl be mldrc cj to Tlio Jlce I'utllshln * company. Dmahn. Drufti , chfcln nnd ponloinco orders to b nuicle pnyntiM to Hie order of th company. T1IK UEK I'UnUBIIINO COMPANY. BTATKMKNT OK Oforne II. Tucliuck , secretary of The Ilee Puh- Ilililntr company , belnu duly worn , B y th t the Rctlinl number of full nnJ complete copies of The Iially Jlonilnic. Hvenlnn nJ Sunday life printed rlurfni ? Ihe month ot September , H5 ( , WM a > ( ollc.\rs : ti.in H MlSO 17 , . . . . , 2l,2.ir , ! 1 , M | $ . . M. W7 U Z1.0I2 21.ISO 80 W.K-'iT 21 , IH ri.sot n n.iis 2U27 M Zl.OJ'l 2.1 271 ttflt ' ' ' 1 . . . 1 21 2U49 .SOT l : . " ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 20HIT ! ' ' J7 21 nd 2i.i ( yj ' ' , ti'.fii yjM Talnl CI7.W6 LeM dMurton | for unfold and returned copies C.5I1 Told ! Hold 640.ir ) Dally nveinge net circulation 21.317 Stimlay. nnonoK n. TZSCIIUCK. Rvrnrn In before m nnd uK' crll < J In my presenrc thla l t o ( October. 1801. < S ; 1 ) N. P. FRIT * Notary Public. Herr Dnwo niiulit fliul n purchnscr for lii.s bullet-proof cc nt ever lu Chltiii. Ex-VIco PrcHltli'iit Morton's conchiiinii bids fulr to fnjoy the siuno notorluty ns Senator Mcl'liorsou'H cook. It's a poor stsitfMiiuin now -who en n't lie Introduced to Ills audience us the next [ ircslik'iit of the t'nltoil States. tln > way Vlre 1'resident Stcvoii- BOU IH t'livuhitltiK around the country It IH plainly apparent that his loyally 1o Heimtnr III11 in Intended for 18M ! cotisninplion only. It will be very , very different lu 181)0. ) Ni-ltlicr of the purtlt-lpatits In the iv- wnt Joint dt'liato would object seri ously to having tlu > event transferred to tbe Hi'iiiito flmiiiliei" nt Washington , nohvlthstnndliiK Iliu fac't that the slxe of the audience there would bo neces sarily circumscribed. Perhaps It would not be nnilss for Mr , Pullman to lake upon himself the reference miulo In flcneral Miles' report on the operations of ( lie army during the Krent strllce to "the one most re sponsible for Us existence. " It Is just as probable that Mr. Vullinnn was the person whom Oeiieral Miles had lu mind as that It was President Cleve land or KiiKeue V. Debs. The bond Investment swindlers are Ri-adtinlly fulling Into the toils , as Is evidenced by the batch of Indictments brought iiKiiInst the olllcers of one of the concerns by The federal grand jury nt St. Louis the other day. The scheme seems to be practically played out and tlie renewed activity of the smaller en- lerprises of this character Is only the fqmrk that comes before the collapse. Chairman Wilson denies that he liroiiKlit back from Kurope nny Hrltlsh old to help him In his tight for free trade. Why should he brltiR Rold when silver Is just as ( jowl and when paper Is equally K od and much easier trans ported ? Most certainly Mr. Wilson brought no Hrltlsh polil with him. The contrllintlons of the Ku llsli merchants can be made much more safely through their agents already In the United States. Among the reprosenltitlvo business men of Oiiialm whose names have been appended to the calamity appeal are at least 1K ( ) that are not quoted In Itrndstrcut's , Dun's or any other com mercial directory , and fully fifty not known to have any occupation or visi ble means of support , bill they are good enough business men to serve the pur pose of playing bugaboo to outside people ple who don't know them and never heard of them. Five thousand dollars damages for printing thi ! Columbian ode before It was delivered Is setting a pretty high prlco on a poem by an author of only limited reputation. It Is to be feared that It will lead Impecunious poets to endeavor to have their productions printed without their consent by re sponsible newspapers In order to force the latter to make compensation. This verdict may be the signal for a Hood of poetical effusions. The people of Omaha hare not yet como to realize the wealth of art treas ures that are stored In Omaha homes. A line collection of these has been made by the Western Art association In or der to glvo the public n glimpse of what Is accessible ordinarily only lo the priv ileged few. It Is only through organ izations like the Western Art associa tion that the people who possess valu able paintings and objects of art. can assist In developing art culture In the community. The statistician of the Agriculture department announces to the American farmer that the early completion of new railroads Into Siberia promises to open up an Immense source of grain supply for ILo ICuropcan markets. The fertile lands and cheap labor of that country will enable It to underbid all competl- torn , which , lu effect , signifies that an * qual amount of American farm prod ucts will bo deprived of a murkut. American fanners cannot full to catch the logic of this announcement. H Is that the only market they are sure of Is the American market , and that their future prosperity depends upon the de velopment and eipimslou of that umr- THWLTK TO KKGI.AKO. Hon. Thomas F. Bayard , American niiibussador to Qronl Hrltalu , Is nt home on a mention after an absence of eighteen months , lie was glron a most cordial reception on his return by the people of Delaware nml In responding Mr. Unyanl had many complimentary things to say about England. Ho had received unbounded courtesy atid kind ness there und had everywhere found that the name of an American was re ceived with a. degree of ftivor ex < ended to no other people. Ills observation , Mr. Dayard said , had led him to feel great respect for the temper of the Kngllsh people and their government , lie found there a great respect for law. not simply among the accomplished men who deliver thulr Judgments upon the Intricate cases of property and per sonal rights In their courts of justice. but among the humbler class of Ihose other olllclals who mingle wltli Hie body of the people al large. There Is n con sideration by tbe olllcials for the feel ings of the people : there Is an obedience by the people to the spirit of law Incar nated In the humbler olllclals. By way of Illustration .Mr. Ilaynrd said tliut during his residence of n year and a half In Knglnnd , most of the lime In the city of London , he hail never seen si policeman with a baton or stick In his hand ; he hail never seen n blow siriH'k by one. or heard violent lan guage , or even seen a violent gesture friiiii a policeman , Yet the authority of law as represented by these olllcluls N fully respected by the people. Mr. I'.nyard albo found that a strong veiiera- tin- principle pervades tin ; Kngllsh pee ple. Me had observed n high degree of moral feeling among them , strong mother- ties , and the roots of respect ability deeply planted. "I have been n long lime there. " said the ambassador , "ami 1 do not remember that I have lii'iiril any oath. I have been a long lime Ihere and I do not remember , I inn sure , tlint I ever heard at any outer- Itilnuient , In the height of jest , a story I hat a man would object to telling to his wife , his sister or Ills daughter. " or course It is to be borne In mind that Mr. llnyaird's associations are alto- Kcilicr with the better class of the Kng- Hsli people and that his observation Is for the most part restricted to the hiiblls and the life of that element. II need hardly be saltl that then ? Is a very vonsidorable element of the popula tion of Crcat Britain that has no re- * | icct for law and that anybody who wnnlM to llnd immorality und vulgarity ciu : Ibid them there In most abundant supply. This Is the ca e In every coun try and the L'nitod Kingdom has its full share. Hill none the less the tribute of Mr. I la yard to the Kngllsh people Is uiiiuies- ilonably merited and It Is one which the American people may give attention to wlih prolit to themselves. Might they not advantageously on in late the. exam ple of Englishmen in the matter of re spect for law , and is there not oppor tunity for Improvement on the part of tlmso charged with the execution of the laws in showing greater consideration lo" the feelings of the peopled So far us the moral life of the American people is concerned it will undoubtedly com pare favorably with that of the Kngllsh people , but it ih questionable whether mil1 domestic life generally Is quite up to the ICngllsh standard thai Is. as to th ( > respect shown for parents by chil dren and the closeness of the ties be tween children of the same family. There Is probably substantial ground for the claim Unit In the best home life of Knghmd there Is more nffoctUiu and Interest than is commonly found in this country. Whatever feeling of prejudice the American people may entertain to ward Knghind It must be confessed that we may learn something from the- Kngllsh people in the matter of a profounder - founder respect for Law , In n higher re- gnrd for family relations and the con servation of the home , which Is the foundation of the state , and jn the cul tivation of a truer and heartier hospi tality. That we shall not always be behind the "mother country" lu nny of tli"se respects can safely be predicted. rut ; ro/p.v/j/.iA nuns. People who admired the beautiful miniature oC the Tnlted States treasury building made out of Columbian sou venir silver coins at the World's fair must be Interested in the hlMory of lids disastrous souvenir venture. The Idea of the souvenir coins , like that of tlie souvenir postage stamps and the souvenir admission tickets , and the sou venirs of this , that and the other , was probably advanced by u dozen different persons at various times as a money making enterprise. It was assiduously maintained that the people would be ready to tuke all the Columbian coins they could get at not less than twice I heir face value , and that the coins would never get Into circulation by very reason of the demand for them as me mentoes of the great fair. Finally , In order that the prolit might Inure solely to the exposition company. It was made a condition of the last congressional ap propriation of ? r. , < X)0,000 ) that the money should bo delivered In Columbian .sou venir coins of the half dollar denomina tion. The management counted that by this means ( lie $5,000,0(10 ( subsidy would really give tlie exposition treas ury a sum not less than twice that liguro. Tlie Columbian coins were , In the beginning , disposed of to the highest bidders , a fabulous price being paid for the very llrst one Issued to a manufac turing concern that wished to use It for advertising purposes. When the fair closed , notwithstanding the persistent peddling of the coins .among visitors In Chicago and their sale as novelties In the shops In all the leadIng - Ing cities of the country , the exposition company found Il.lJOO.OOO of the total coinage remaining on Its bunds. These coins had been sold In no case at less than $1 apiece. The surplus , however , could be disposed of only by reducing the price , but Mich a reiliicthm would un < | UOHtloimbly depreciate ( he value of those then outstanding and would be manifestly unfair to purchasers nt the higher price. To throw n.OOO.OOO xou- venlr coins Into circulation would , It was expected , Immediately bring all of .them . down to the level of ordinary currency. To prevent this Secretary Carlisle was Importuned to tvcoln the unsold supply , but he declined on ac count of the uniiecocNary expense of minting. Several attempts were made to organl/.e syndicates ) ( o relieve the treasury of Us holding , but In vain , and Ilimlly , about ten days ago , the order was given to regard tlie souvenir coins as casli in ( lie treasury and' to Issue them at their face value In exchange for gold. Hy llitis restricting the Issue the treasury hopes to add a little to Its gold biihinco and nt the same time en courage the use of the coins l y mer chants nml others for premiums to cus tomers who will keep thorn out of gen eral circulation. Kvon under these reg ulations the withdrawals have not yet been very _ heuvy. Should another World's fair be held In the United States It Is safe to assert that care will be taken not ( o repeat this disappoint ing1 experiment with the Columbian coins. i'itornhsis / / There will always be much contro versy among students ns to the exact position which .Tames Anthony Fronde occupies among Kugltsh historians. Some of his admirers will insist on calling him a poor of any who have guile before. Others will object to classIng - Ing him with Cilhlmn. Orote. Mueaiilny. Stubbs. Iliilliiin and the recognised Kngllsh writers of history. The ques tion was raised , with some , acrimony too. ( inly ii little more tliiiu a year ago. when Mr. Fronde was proposed as the successor to Prof. Freeman In the his torian's chair at tlie greatest of Kng llsh universities. Such opposition was manifested that the place was allowed to go ( o another. Fronde's historical work , however , will stand ns Important contribution * to the history of his country. Ills biographies , nl o , while to a great ex tent colored by his own views , will re main standards for some time to come. ls own life and training WIIH directed to preparation for work in the historical Held and for painstaking Investigation , the best example of which we have in his great work on the history of Kug- hiiid under the Tudors. From the pub lication of the llrst volumes of this work- he became a. prominent figure among the foremost historical writers. Ills death narrows still further the list of rent F/tigllsh historians a list that hits shrunk lee rapidly In recent years. ' / ; / / ; r.it.v ; OF run /ro.vl / rJ ) s The mule members of the house which for nearly . " 00 years have ruled Uttssia were almost without exception large and strong men , but they have not. been long-lived. The piesent czar , whose death is imminent , is not yet 50 years old and is a giant In stature , hav ing been , until his health began to fall , one of ( lie most powerful men , physi cally. In the world. It Is said that probably no man could have been found in till Kiirupe who took us little exor cise and had devoted as little attention to the development of his muscular strength as did Alexander III. , who could surpass some of the feats of strength with which he was wont at times to amuse himself : uul his inti mates. It has been stated that he llrst began to fear that his health was giv ing way when he found that he could no longer break n rouble , n silver coin iiliouh the slxe of a half dollar , in two with his thumb and lingers. Vet ( Ids great strength bus suc cumbed to n complication of disorders , duo , It Is believed , to a taint In the blood of the house of Koiminoil's , not now for the first time In evidence. The history of this house is that at (50 ( years of age or earlier most of Its male members have drift I'd toward melancholy and decay , and not many of them have sur vived that age. Some have fallen vic tims to violence -twid others have died suddenly of disease , nearly all having been stricken at a time of life when men should be nt almost their best ostnlo. There seems , indeed , to be a talut in the blood of the family , so lirmly rooted that lutermiu'riages with some of the most virile houses in Ku- rope could not eradicate It. By numer ous alliances with ( icrman families the Romanoffs have become almost as Ger man in blond as the Ilohen/.olierns themselves. Indeed , it lias been said that they are Teutons rather than Slavs , yet the royal family of < ! ernnuiy has been far superior In vitality to that of Kussia. The llrst ruler of united ( iermany , tlie old kaiser , hud no equal In physical vitality among the sovereigns eigns of the house of Homanoff. Doubtless the explanation Is to be found in the contrast between the vir tues of the Hohenzollerns and the li censes which the Itomnnoffs have al lowed themselves. "The private vices , " says a writer , "which have made some of the sovereigns of Ku&shi Infamous may yet be bearing fruit , and It Is generally believed that the czars have not at nny time pretended ID approach the plane of conduct which has been reached by some of the latest and most famous of the Herman sovereigns. " This does not apply to Alexander III. , whose private life has been exemplary , but he has not been able to escape the consequences of the vices of his ancestors. , .4.V rY/t.s'Ti ( ' Xn plan for n bank currency proposed lu 11 long Hme has received so much nt- tentlon and favorable comment ns the one endorsed by the national conven tion of bankers recently In session nt Baltimore. This shows how strong and general is the conviction that some radi cal change Is needed In the system of bank circulation , with particular refer ence to providing an elastic currency the volume of which can bo readily ad justed to all conditions of trade. With all that may be said in commendation of the national banking system , admit tedly the best this country has had , it in still a fact that It does not supply an elastic circulation , and It cannot do HO while the bond security principle upon which It rests Is ndhered to. Und the proposal to allow the national bunks to Issue notes to tlie par value of tlie bonds deposited to secure circulation been adopted there might be less rea son for complaint , since in that case the banks would probably have been ills- posed to enlarge vlielr circulation to meet Inrrcnscrt ilcnmmta , but tinder present conditions they win hardly be ox peeled to do o , although In limes of exigency tlil < yiiavo not betm altogether unmindful of their duty to the business public In tls tcollect. Hut In nny event banking on govern ment boml. cannot be con tinned many years longer , nml It Is therefore timely to consider what shall be done to re place HIP pffesenl. system wllli one equally soimfl nml'safe. The llnltlmntv plan does not contemplate any Interference - once with the national bunking system , but simply to .supplement It , and if It should be nd p\ed \ and found to operate satisfactorily .we shall have a plan that will in time embrace tlie entire bunk ing system of the country. T'lidoubtedly If this plan should work well the na tional banks would rapidly adopt It , so that long before the time when there will be no government bonds available as security for circulation there would be a reorganization of the bunking sys tem of ( he country. Heferonce him heretofore been made to the details of the Itnltlmore plnn , and so Car as we have observed the comments made on It there Is no serious objection < o It anywhere , it being an Interesting fact that It Is as heartily approved by the southern bankers generally as by those of the oast. The only criticism we have noted is that the phtu does not make adequate provision for the protection of the depositor , and perhaps Ibis Is a A'nlld objection to it. but It Is one that may easily be removed. It Is quite Impossible to say with any degree of certainty how the plan will 1)0 regarded In congress. It Is antici pated that it will encounter the opposi tion of the free silver lieu and It Is also probable that it will be opposed by the advocates of Hie repeal of the tax on bunk Issues. If II should have this opposition its chances of adoption will , of com e , be small. An event interesting to old soldiers everywhere will be the unveiling next Wednesday , lu Philadelphia , of n statue of ( loneral ( Jeorge IV McClellali , Preparations have been made for a demonstration that will doubtless be memorable. President Cleveland and his cabinet are expected to be present , governors ofstnt.es and others prominent lu public affairs will attend , and there will be a large military display. Cure lias been taken lo avoid giving the oc casion tin- slightest political chnracK'f , so ( lint all political clubs hnvo been re fused permission to niarrh in the pro cession , and no yrganlzatlon , whatever Its national slgnllicance. will be per mitted to display.'any but the American ling. Of course a large attendance of war veterans Is o'xpeeted. The erection of this memorial to one of tlie most dis tinguished soldiers In the civil war at tests the love and admiration In which he was hoh1by ! ; the brave men who fought , under Uitu. Whatever place his tory shall dually assign to ( Seorge U. McClellan ampng the great union com manders , om tilling is assured none of them had in" larger measure tlie"altec- tliw , ( the- coniffluj-o ( ( | anjl the loyal sup port-of the nfoVf they comliiaudod. Tea a man the soldiers who served under McClolliui had Implicit faith In his ability , ids courage and his pa triotism. Although subjected ( o more adverse criticism than any other union general anil visited with censure for failures and shortcomings for which he may not have been wholly responsible , lie retained through it till the unim paired esteem and admiration of the soldiers of ( lie Army of the Potomac , admitted to be one of ( lie best organized armies the world over saw , as well as om * of the bravest , and that feeling still exists. the constitutional amendments to be voted upon In New York carry this fall the next governor of that state will have a term of throe years to serve. This menus that Ids office will hold over the presidential election In ] 8 ! ) ( ! and nearly ten months Into the term of the president then to be elected. The suc cessful candidate for the governorship this year , if raised to the presidency two years hence , would in that case be compelled by circumstances to resign the Inferior ollice and penult the lieu tenant governor to exercise the duties of his position. The Importance of the can didate holding second place on the ticket in New York becomes therefore greatly magnllled by this contingency. It but adds to tlie complication of possibilities depending on the outcome of the politi cal contest In the Umpire state. Prof. Corbett , the republican nominee for state superintendent of public In struction , Is commended by practical educators in this state as a man of superior attainments In the line of pub lic school work. lie has for years been In active training for the work -which devolves on a state superintendent and Is therefore well equipped for tlie posi tion to which ho aspires. Mr. Corbett Is , moreover , a than of unimpeachable Integrity and st'Jtirt ' * high In tlie com munity where.he IB best known , lie is not a fnctlouisf1. ' biCt an earnest republi can , who believes In good government. The Hee takesi pleasure in bespeaking for him the onVnesl support of republi cans whatever may be their position or views regarding oilier candidate * . Those reports from Minneapolis of cryptographic jbtf rri received from Ku- rope by a German ; doctor telling all the details of the liU\sjilrncles ( that are al leged lo surromitHlle Uusslan czar read very much as lf < thfly were made out of tlie whole clothItJs so easy to receive cryptographic letters and to translate them to suit the occasion that the pub He will not be- Inclined to nttnch any great Importance to them. The stran gest part of these reports Is their peculiar timeliness , no similar letter ever having been heard of , although conspiracies without number have been going ou Infer for year * . Wheeler II. Pockhnm , whose con tinuation for a place on the bench of the United States supreme court wns blocked In the senate by Senator 1II1I. IH not gulag to neglect the opportunity now presented to get oven on this score. He Is out with an open letter denouncing Hill as dishonest uud an mlsrepresontallvc ot ? the democratic ( party , nml declares that he cannot un derstand bow nny respectable demo crat can support him for governor of New York. This letter Is directed I more particularly to ox-Mayor Grace and pome of his follows of the state democracy who have announced their I Intention to Work for Hill. Keeping : Mr. Pcckliam off the bench has not Improved Senator Hill's standing with the mugwumps of democratic proclivi ties. Among the heavy capitalists and mer chants whose names appear on the busi ness man's circular that has boon mailed out to every merchant , bunker and hotel keeper In the state are : ( Seorgo 11. Stryker , A , Piilaskl ( count ) , Uhll F. Winter , Sam MacLeod. K. II. Cochrane , .1. W. Kller. l-'rank .1. Crawford. W. A. ICelley. We sire ale assured that In addition to the above several hundred names cannot be printed for want of space. It seems lo us that It Is a mean trick to keep such prominent business men and Investors as Julius Cooley , 1'utty Thomas. Charley Ilnltt und Denny Lane out of the list for want of more space when print paper is such a cheap commodity and there Is an abundance of money on hand to spread the gospel of business calamity. The suggestion is already being pub licly made that Pennsylvania owes some tribute to the memory of the Into ( lov- ornor Gurtlii. which might very prop erly take the form of a monument or stntlie of the great , war governor. The suggestion ought to be acted upon at once by ( he patriotic people of that state. Tiie unrt played by Oovernor Cm-tin In maintaining , ( lip union was equalled by few lu ( lie service of their country. His patriotism deserved to ho pointed to ns a lesson for all genera tions to come. A monument to his memory Is the least return that Penn sylvania can make for his devotion. Some of the members of Prof. Swing's Central church in Chicago are talking of dlsb.inding their organiza tion as a tribute to its founder , whose personality alone , they think , has been its foundation. Would not Us continu ance as an organization bo a greater tribute to Prof. Swing as showing that his work had been able to educate the congregation lo pursue H still further after his departure ? A living force working along the Hues set by the emi nent preacher now deceased would be a more fitting monument for a man of such energy and force than any pile of granite or marble. XipiirlniK o 'IriichoH Caution. Washington Star. Possibly tlie president's failure to write Mr. Hill a letter Is merely n matter of en- eral precaution ariMliiK from painful experi ence in tlie past. Trick * n ( Hie Iiiipnrlarx , 1'hUncldphla Press. The customs duties utNow Tork last week amounted to more tluin J2,000X)0 ( , and Just $2S5 was linld 111 KoM. The Importers save their sold to sell to ISiu-ope when needed there. An Kvim Divvy. St. UiutH Heimlilic. Mr. Bt-ynn appear * to he runnlnff his newspaper In Omiilm In 1111 Impartial was' . Hulf his polltlcnl space * Is n'ven ' to his own candidacy and the other half to other con- HdalL'fl , who ccrtiilnlv have no right to complain of an t-vi-u divide. I'tokpcrlly In Oilormlo. Doiivpr Ilepnlillran. The fact that Colorado railway earnings show an Increase over last year Is an en- eouraRlns' Indication for th > future. It shows that this state Is Br.iilua'Iy lecoverlnpf from the ilepresilun rHiised liy the panic of 1893. It Is evidence- the vitality of the community , ami It doubtless will attract favorable attention In the cast. Cuiii pi I nii-ii tin ; .Vnii'rlciitu. KMIIFHS C'lty Stur. Here Is n compliment from an source which Americans may le slow to reciprocate. "Tnlte them as a whole , " says the London Spectator , "the Americans are the kindliest race on the face of the earth. In spite of their eagerness , their push , their desire to be In the fr6nt rank at all times and nil seasons , the true Amer ican seldom falls In kindness. " CoiiipiiNory Arbitration Itnpriiutfcablo. Cliii-lnnull Conmifrcl.il. The best authorities on social science are against compulsory arbitration , because such means of sc'tllliiK illcputcH Is a con tradiction of terms , for arbitration means u peaceful settlement of ditllcultlcs. Mr. Wolcott. chairman of the Massachusetts Hoard of Arbitration , says : "You inleht as well try tt > compel two men to be friends. It won't work , for conciliation to amount to anything must come through the channels of reason. " An Administration ranilal * New Yoik WoiM. What a spectacle It Is , to be sure , when this humble wnrUliiKman. to whom $ W a months seems a fortune , has the heavy hand of law laid upon him In the name uf the majesty and ( UKnlty of the American people , while the CarneRlrs and the Havomeyrrs shoot out the lip of scorn at law and public opinion , and lire shielded In ilolnn It by the very men who pietenil that their obliga tion as executive ofllccrs. compels them to ralso the legal hue and cry against this $ oO- a-month conchiniin. What a humliUK It Is ! What a fraud It Is ! What a scandal It Is ! A I'reo Tntilo Symptom. Philadelphia Viesx. In the first two weeks In October the Im ports nt New York , excluding sugar , In creased 46 per cent over lust year , while the exports decreased 10 per cent. That Is pre cisely what was predicted of the new law. That means gold exports , and alrviuly tliay are In slKht , That was the condition ot things under the Walker tariff , during the existence of which this country exported $450,000,00 * of specie to pay the balance at trade against us. That was what compelled the government to borrow money nt the ruinous rate of 12 per cent Interest. AVe > are again approaching Unit condition of affaire , brought on now , aa before , by southern free trade rule. I'unliihiiirnt I'itx the Crime , Minneapolis Trllium * . An Iowa man who was convicted of send ing obscene matter through the malls has Just been sentenced to eight years' Imprison ment at hard labor and to pay a line of H.OOO for Ids violations of the law. The ludgoIn sentencing the prisoner expressed the utmost surprise ut the extent to which the malls were being used for this purpose , nnd then sa'd he Intended to do what he could to break UP the practice. The severity of the sentence In this case will constitute a wholesome warning. There Is no more dastardly offense than the one named , and If the United States mulls can be kept clear oC It the evil may be greatly mitigated. No punishment can be too severe for those who would corrupt the minds of youth by dis seminating Immoral literature or obscene pictures. TIIKJ11S J-'LUH'H TIIK 1'Al'l'IO. Heed Ounroy Between low grass-t-lud fertile hlllf. Divided by slow murmuring illls , Iletwceti wide strips of level lands Or whore the hardy scrub-oak stands , There Jlows the Papplo. Where waving- cornfields lie Hy billowy Holds of bearded rye. Through undulating immures green , Through many a pretty sylvan scene , There Hews the I'applo. Where golden pumpkins roll their globes , Where gralnstnckM stand In umber robes. Where- shocks of corn with tufted heads , Stand bound about with cobweb threads , There HOWH the I'applo. Neath canopies of wlld-grapft vlnwi , Or where the bitter-sweet twists ami twines , lieslde plum thickets and hazel brush , Wlu re Dings the mottled brown wooJ-thruah , Thc-ru llowa the 1'upplo , run Attur. St. Louis ncpubllo : Does fltncrat Scho- field think an Increase of the standing army nrccssnry because lluffalo Hill lias canceled the engagements of Ids Wild \\Vst Indians and returned them to their reservations ? Philadelphia Inquire ! : Ucncral Schoflcld's argument for an Increase In tlie regular army Is a strong one. When the civil xvnr was over the government thought It would hnve no further use for eoMlcrs except to fight Indians. It illd not know ot the white Indians that were about to conic over trom Kurope. San Francisco Kxamlner : There U no danger of a foreign Invnslon Hint wo can not rei > et. There may bo a little more danger of domestic discord , but our present armi'd strength appears ndcuuato to furnish all the protcclloii tlie corporations ! nnd trusts may need until the laws anil their adminis tration are altered. Denver N'ews : The majesty of law must be maintained nt nny cust. but n better remedy than bullets nnd bayonets must be found for existing wrongs If our free govern ment la to last. The foundations of legis lation must be purged of corruption ami reflect the will and Interest * of the people rather than of a class ( hut In exploiting the people. Cincinnati Commercial : General Scho- field renews Ids opinion In Ids Inet and pres ent report to congress thnt our standing army Is too small In mrel the demands of our vast territory.Ve nro afraid he will find It hard work to get emigres to agree wltli him. The trouble may bo In part that we hnvo too many "shoulder strnpa" with nothing to do. Hrooklyti Kagle : There Is federal prop erly In all parts of the country ; there are government reservations which must be guarded and coasts which must bo defended. For this work more men are Imperatively needed. Then , too. the army should be so largo that It will Inrin an effective nucleus In case of war , and It should be so widely distributed that It may be utilized as a school of observation and Instruction for the mllltln. Kansas City Star : flencral 0. O. Howard , in his annual report , endorses the view of General Schofleld tluit uu enlargement of our regular army IB needed. Ocnernl Howard Is a veteran soldier who knows thoroughly the military needs nnd resources of the country , but ho Is not a innn who cares for the "pomp and circumstance of war , " and an far as he personally concerned will soon cease lo bo Interested In the nrmy. General Howard believes that the- force which la to maintain the peace of a country of sixty odd millions of people should ex ceed 25,000 men , nnd ho has no hesitation In saying so. Ills opinion Is certainly en titled to respect. Political promises are as thick as the leaves of Vallambrosu. The opinion is growing In New York that Cleveland Is atlllctcd with the writer's cramp. Snow has already fallen In various portions of New York. Indications point to a large , lively blizzard In about sixteen days. Considering the Inflexible understanding ot Chinese soldiers , the wonder is how they can develop such marked1 sprinting ability. The hauls of train robbers are few nnd far between , compared with the persistent and relentless hauls ot the New York police. Mr. Cleveland's weight is now reported at 312 pounds. Hut that Is nothing to the great wait of New York democrats for an en couraging word. Olllo Sumner Teal , New York's political hustler , is peculiarly qualified for a machine leader. Acordmg lo a showing made In court the othct day. Ids assets amount to $6.74 $ and Ids liabilities fHO.'XtC. It is a singular coincident that after the lucid explanation of party principles at the high joint debate , a tremendous fog ecttled down upon th city. Did the heat of the de bate produce the atmospheric sweat ? Clemency Is becoming inoro and morn a characteristic of Judicial procedure In the west. A Montana Judge , before whom a chronic horse thief was convicted , could have given the latter sixty years under the statutes , but Ut him off with a sentence for life. life.The The campaign In New York City does not lack theatrical features. JlcnrjC. . Miner , manager of the Ilowcry theaters , In a stellar attraction In one of the city congress dis tricts , lie has hankered for a seat In con gress for fifteen years , and the prospects are against realizing his ambition thla year. Of the famous class of 1829 of Harvard college there are , since the death of Holmes , only four surviving members ; Dr. 13dward Ij , Cunningham of Newport , II. I. ; Hcv. Samuel May ( the class secretary ) of Leicester ; Ilev. Samuel V. Smith of Newton , the author of "America , " and Charles S. Storrow of Boston. M.ss Harriett Monroe , author of tlie World's fair ode , has taken her mutilated muse Into court In New York In support of n claim for damages. It appears a New York paper perpetrated a "beat" by publish ing the ode In advance of delivery. The editor ran Ids blue pencil over several lines and stanzcs , and through force of habit , according to the fair poetess , destroyed much of its facial beauty. For this heinous offense , she wants a poultice of coin to soothe her muse , and the trial Is now on. A jury will seriously consider the matter of damages for expurgation , but there Is a probability that the paper will be called upon to pay a round sum for publishing even fragments of the ode. rtL.tsT3 uomr. The belt remedy for worry I * truit. Hope la tha twin brother ot happiness. To a. small tout a dollar always looks Itlff. U Isn't the biggest trco tlinl bears the belt fruit. fruit.Wo Wo cannot sow bad seed anJ reap a good lurrcst. Thcro Is no deception so dangerous as ictf- deception. Tha nun who lives only to plcaso himself lias a hard matter. It Is a fcrpal mistake to suppose- that money can liny happiness. \ There are men who help the world a grtal , N deal \vhcn they get out of It. If the bass drum could think. It would probably wonder why U has lo keep stilt 80 much. Treasure laid up In tienvcn don't stop d raw- In c Interest when the bank down hers breaks. It Isn't always HIP man who prays ths loudest nt prayer ineetliiR tlmt people bcllova In must. All the knowledge in the world can't inako n wicked innn feel ut homo In u prayer incetlni ; . l'riiltlrH limit for llnrmony. Kntisni city Star. The democratic coiiKicsslnnal commlttcB lias almost KOI down on Its knees to ben the win-ring democratic rni-tlotis In New Vork City to ImnnonlRp their dlnorciiees In the In- teri'St of democratic supremacy In the next house. The n | > pei\l Is not likely lo avail , for the Bluto ( tcmuciury Is lighting for princi ples nnd Tnmmnny for spoils , and neither Js likely to KVU ! way. s.ti.m run i.o.vo s rialn Dealer : The Chinese buglers never sound retreat. They don't get time. West Union Gazette : "Hullo , " spoke Money to old man Jlmpklns , who wns cut ting oft the tops of emi ! Uees , "chccklnu the trunks , nre you ? " Chicago Iteconl : Mrs. Jlallersby I won der why they inukc women's theater linta so high ? j Mr. .Mnllersby ( with bitter slgnlllennce- ) J So they'll hurmonlze with the bills , 1 sup- 7 l > obf. fj Syracuse. Post : Mis. Henpcck-Il's no usi- talking , Hetipeck ( meekly ) Then what do 3-011 do Atclilson Olobe : There Is a sweetness In a woman'B smile ut a dry goud.i store- that her husband never sees. Truth-She ( delightedly ) You really think mo ax tnelty as : i picture ? He .My durlliiH ; , you are a llvlnir picture. She Sir ! ! ! Atlanta Constitution : "Wlint do you think ot my new liill < IK > SH ? " "It s < jcma to me more like a hunting coa- tunic. " "I'll liketo know why ? " 'Ml Is dear , and you ru bare. " Mfe : "Yea , " mild the physician , "lip's ileuil , poor fellow. Ilia heart has ceased to heat. " "That Inst statement settles It. " Bald the. friend. "If there's anything about Sllpperj- i'ote that has ceased to beat be certainly Is dead , " New Orlenna Picayune : Ijlve well nnd live lonj , ' . It kills a iniin to sboilen his days. Detroit Tribune : "Do you still like the picture you bought ? " " .No , not since 1 got the hang of It. " Chicago Tribune : "How IOIIK have ymi llvi-d In this stute1 Imiulicd the roKlstrn- tlon olllelal. "All my life , " replied the lady , with a uleiim In her eye. "I am isorry , madam , " tojolned the ofll- clal , "but I compelled to ask you how many years you have resided In thestute. . " Judge : Mrs. YontiKWlfc You know those lovely $9 dining room BOIIKS wo saw Iho other day ? Well , today they were marked down to $ G."n , so I Kot three. Her Husband Heavens and earlhl what did you pet three for ? Mrs. YomiBwifo ( sweetly ) Why , one fo for each meal , of couise. ATwWAVS nOINO. , . Atlanta Conatllutlnn. ' Stormy skies , or weather fair. Country's cot the roadway clear ! Htorms may howl , or bells may chlint Country's goln' nil tin * time ! 1'nllln' , blow In' . Jtenpln' , sowln' . Always puitv * Ooln' ! Goltv' ! New York Heeonli-r. October's woods are polden , October lleldw are brown ; The- name crisp breeze that sweeps their trees Ilrlngs health nnd mirth lo town. Six days sulllce for trade , device , Work , study , pain , despair Let'.s break away from them one duy , And take God's ulorlous air ! There's crimson In the forest , As he may 1lnd who seeks. There's scarlet In the suimich And In the midden's cheeks ; Maybe that maiden's beauty Dims all of nature's dyes If there's azure In. the heavens , There's heaven In her eyes ! Across the mimic billows That rnco o'er bay and sound The schooners break a foaming wake ; The saucy catboats bound ! And the same wind that heels them o'er And sways the clipper hhlps Toward evening- mostly steals ashore To kiss the mnlden'u YOVK .UO.V I'.T'K WOllTIl Ult YOUIt MUXKY II.ICK , THE VOTE. For Stnto Treasurer two yearn aigo : HAHTLkYdU'ti.- ) - 80,421 WOLPK ( I'op. ) - - ( ll.HKT IIKCKMAN ( Hem. ) - < tl.lL'll ) Hockmim m-clvc < l IhulilRli- e.it vote or any doinoerallo ( aiHllil.-itu fur : t Ht.-ito ofllei- . Freaks. A person came into the store a few days ag-o who looked as though ho was built out of several sections of gas pipe. As he stretched out his swan-like nock ho wanted to know if we could fit him. The clerk guessed ho could , anJ the table full of "slim" suits furnished a perfect fit. It's a fact that every man ( unless he's a positive anatomical freak ) can be fitted in our store in either a suit or an overcoat of latest stylo. We have full dross suits like the above , and every sort of wearing apparel that a gentlem n needs in furnishings , hats or underwear. Our business suits at $7.50 are of excellent qual ity and warranted all wool. At $10 and $12.50 you get an elegant sun , nicely trimmed and finished by tailors who are expert workmen , Overco s at $7.50 , $8.50 , $10 an d$12.50. Mackintoshes in blue , black and light colors , boxer or capo stylo. Prices $5.00 and upwards. Very sty- liah and perfect rain excluders. Browning , King & Co , , Kcllublc ClothiersJS , W. Cor. 15th anil Douglas.