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TIIE OMAIIA DAILY BEE K. I103EWATKH , Editor. PUHLISIIED UVKIlt MOtlNINQ. Dally n e ( without Sun.Uy ) . Ona Tear . I I 00 Unity ! ! and HutuJa- ) , One Year . IJ W mi MonthP . . . SCO Three llontln . . . 2 w Bumlny lire , One YVnr . tm Hatutilnr Hep , Onfl Yenr . I M Weekly lice , One Year . < > OFKtCKS ! "Omaha " , Tli < r n < > IlulMlng. South Omaha , Oirni-r N an.l Twenty-fourth Sti. Council IllufTft , 12 1'onr I Street. Chlcnro Ottli-f , 31T Chamber of Commerce. New J'ork , Itnom * 13. II n.n < ! 15 , Tribune Wa hlngton , 1477 I' Street. It. TV. . All cnmmunloitlnns relating to n w and edl- storlal matter nliould to edJrcssfl : To tb editor. DL'smnss Lt-rrrnna. All bunlneM letters nnd remittance * utioiiM be ruldreascd to The Ilee I'uhllshlnit companr , Omnha. Drolls , cliccka anil poalofllc * order * tote to made nayntilc to the rmler of the eompanir. THR n B PunMsiimo CO&H'ANT. BTATJ.MINT : OP Oeorgc I ) . Tzichuck. eecrctnrr of Tha nee 1'ililnR ' comimny. b InK duly nworn. ay that the actual number ut full and cornpleta copies of Th Uiill > - Morning , : : v nlnn nnl Hnndsjr Uc printed durltii ; tlio month ol September , IW * . was ta followal 1 , . . . , 21.591 ! . . . . , 23.UI ) 17 2t,2K J 21 , CM ID 21,017 4 21.383 19 21,02 t. . . , , 21.110 39 W.957 ( 21.331 21 2D.OS6 T 21.21)1 ) 22 21.115 t 21,427 2.1 2I.OM . . 23 275 21 2 .97 < ll > 21,2)9 ) S3 11 21,307 S3Zl i : 21K2 Zl H.071 II 21,214 21 2D.S83 II 21.IM I 2I.7JI K 21,277 3) ) -21.075 Total BI7.00 ! > deduction ror unsold and returned copies t 8.M1 Total told C40.42J Dally airrngr noi clrculntlun 21.317 Sunday. ouonnK n. TZSCHUCK. Sworn to Ix-fore m nnd aubscrlbed In my rrcni-nco ( lite 1st o ( October , 1S94. ( Seal , ) N. r. FEIU Notary Vubllc. All tintiRony will soon be over. Tlio man who "told you so" will be In over abundant , evidence all next week. The reaction of the Katlroad Business Men's iiHKOfliillon movement Is some thing that its originators forgot to count upon. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Friday and Siitunlny of this week nre tlic only rcMiialnliiK ro lstnitlon days. Don't ncslect to resistor If you have not already done so. With nil Its threats , bulldozing and coercion , the Railroad Business Men's association has bwn unable to show one-half of the boasted 1,500 signatures to its calamity manifesto. Secretary Morton will not come borne * , ! to vole. Ills enthusiasm for the pie- Liter ticket headed by Sturdevant Is not milHcicnt to make the exercise of his franchise desirable this year. The Burliiiglou organ tells us that the workltiKincn of Omaha arc up In arms ngalnst The Bee for Its attitude with reference to the Omaha calamity cru- Miuk'rs. Better wait until the votes are counted. President Cleveland Is not yet worry ing over his Thanksgiving proclamation , , as some poojtle would have us believe. He Is sure to have something to bi- thankful for. If It Is only his prospective exit from public life. The railroad managers cannot befog the Issue , try as they may. This Issue Is that of corporate domination against popular sell'-governmeiit. The voter must choose with which cause be pre fers to be associated. It was a great head that originated the plan of campaign calculated to ar ray the merchants of Omaha against their patrons and In opposition to thu Interests of the people. But It has proved abortive. The people have repu diated It. There arc two worn-out politicians whose peculiar methods In behalf of railway prompters were somewhat suc cessful In Cltiy county. But their effort to transplant those methods Into Doug las county politics In meeting with the rebuke It so richly deserves. Tlio Boo has elm wed that T. J. Ma Jors during tins last session of the senate kept nud maintained n private liquor dispensary lu the state liouso for the rerrealiincnt of hl.s frlendH and paid rail road lobbyists. . Tim charKo has not boon disproved nud It never cati lie , Many inert-hauls who were led Into slKiiliiK the Kave-tho-Hlatc manifesto are opposed to mixing business with poll tics under any clrcumstunces. The rail roud boncflclarlcH who seduced them Into the trap are alone to hliitne aur must Koouer or later suffer the con&e- qneuccs. The ladles of Omaha have It within their power to place one of their sex upon the school board of. this city. The result will be a good Indication ns to whether the women of Omaha care to exercise tht franchise In school elections vouchsafed them by the laws of this state. The Bee has charged and the senate Journal shows that T. J. Majors signed the salary voucher of Senator Taylor for services' not rendered and with the full knowledge of the day when Taylor absconded and the cause of bis flight. The charge has not been disproved and It never can be. The cltlKiMiM of Omaha are vltnlly con cerned In the men who are to be elected to the city council. It Is not u question ot party , but of competency nnd In tegrity. A word coniielliniin exerts Just thp name influence and IUIH pre cisely the same vote on every question as B coiuiclhniiu-uMnrKp. The prop erty owners of each ward doubtless tavern , direct Interest In 'their ward councilman , but th < i Interests or the -ol9 city ro wiuully Involved. ri\a n Tr , . ii erchants nnd ship- lu CU..ir > la a. . : r j I * rtt , M > i . fiir . At same time passes brosidcast to lufluen control votes and who cau , . . - roads maintain excessive frelgut rutea the shippers ar * required to pay. CATTLE IX OStatAlfT. The exclusion of Amcrtc.in cattle nnd Ircsscd meats from all Ihe ports of Ger many may not , by Itself , bo n very seri ous matter. According to the secretary of agriculture Germany took last year only -1,000 , head of. our cattle nnd the quantity of dressed beef sent thcro wan not very large. The loss of this trndo would not , therefore , be felt. But there Is no assurance that It will be confined to Germany. On the contrary there Is great probability that this concurrent action of the German states , presumably approved by the Imperial government , may bring about a general movement In European countries against the Im portation of American cattle , or may end to Btich stringent "regulations ns will materially restrict Importations. England Is the great market Cor our cattle,1)iit all the beef we export to that country Is not consumed tin-re. There n no data showing how much of It Is sent to the continent , but perhaps fully one-third of It is thus disposed of , so that If tills continental trade should be nit off It would mean u very Important loss to the American cattle Interest. Tlu-n It Is to be considered whether this action of Germany may not lend the British government to Impose greater ostrlctlons upon the admission of Amer ican cattle than are now In practice. The cattle producers of Great Britain will welcome an excuse for doing this , and one la provided If there Is any sub stantial ground for the statement that atlle nllllctcd with Texas fever have eon shipped to Germany. Tin-re is another view of the matter that naturally suggests Itself. That Is that the action of the German states may be the Initiative of n policy of re taliation to be extended to our pork pro- lucts In the event of congress deciding to maintain the one-tenth of a cent dif ferential duty on sugar imported from icrnmny. Of course there la the ussnr- inco of the German ambassador that this action was taken for sanitary rea sons solely and has iu > political motive behind It lie would hardly be expected to acknowledge a political motive. \VliL-n Germany excluded our pork pro- lucts and for years refused to revoke the embargo that government always liHtllled Its Course on sanitary grounds. It changed Its policy only when it be came a matter of self-interest tn do so. Germany has made a formal protest to our country against the differentia ! ilitty 0:1 sugar from countries- paying mi export bounty , so far as it nflW'ts the product of that country , and It Is not an unreasonable assumption that the action regarding American cuttle is Intended ns notice that If this sugar duty Is adhered to we may expect re taliation. We could justly find no fault with the German government If it were to adpot such a course. We have not acted In good faith under ( lie arrange ment entered Into when Germany re voked the restrictions against the 1m- imrtatton of our pork products , nnd we liavc no right to expect any favors from that government if we Insist upon a policy of bad faith. Germany claims that the differential duty on sugar Is mi especial hardship to a most Impor tant interest of that country , and. more over , that It violates the "most favored nation" clause of the treaty between thu two countries. However this may there can be no question that the German government has valid reasons for complaint nnd protest , nor can there be any doubt that If thp.se are not heeded It will resort to retaliatory meas ures. The powerful agrarian interest will demand this and the demand will not be Ignored , for the latest Informa tion points to a purpose nit the part of the government to foster this interest. In 1S89 the exports ( o Germany from this country of bread-stuffs , cattle and provisions amounted to about $0,000,000. In 18KJ , under the commercial agree ment that had been made , they had In creased la value to S.'ei.OOO.OOO. A con siderable part of this Increase was in meat products. It will be seen that n policy of retaliation on the part of Ger many would mean a large loss to our agricultural interest. CU1VU1.AXD AKD STll.l. . .Mr. Cleveland hns thus fur turned a deaf oar to every appeal to him to In dorse Senator Hill. lie did not register when he passed through Ni > w York City last week on his return to AVashlngton , so that ho will not vote at the coming election. lie has said nothing to Indi cate what his feeling Is regarding the regular democratic ticket in New York , hut the obvious Inference from his act ion Is that lie does not favor It , Not only IUIH he refused to make nny declara tion himself favorable to the ticket leaded by Senator Hill , but It would seem that he has Interposed to prevent my member of Ma administration doing inytldng to help the regular paity or ganization. Secretary Carlisle was to have made n speech In New York , but has announced that he will not speak there or elsewhere , the excuse being that the condition of public business In the Treasury department prevents him taking any part In the campaign. The opinion ut Washington , however , Is that the secretary gave tip bin contemplated peeehos at tlie request of the president , ami this Is doubtless correct. The state ment Is made that until the return of the president to Washington Mr. Car lisle was strongly Inclined to speak In Indiana and New York , nnd there hns been no change In the condition of the treasury within a week to necessitate thu rellnquljhmont of his desire In this respect. It Is significant , also , that the two representatives of New York In tha cabinet. Secretary of War Lament null 1'ostmaster General HiSsell , arc taking no nctlvi ) part In the campaign In that state , and ua they are very close In the confidence of Mr. Cleveland they nre probably acting in compliance with his wishes. In view of the fact that mem- berx of the administration have taken an active part In campaigns iu other states thu refusal of the president to himself bo Identified with the Important contest ot tlu democracy In the Umpire < " e or " to allow nny member of Ids vintol"c ; i tfik.i part in It IK as , ' -In . . . * . wnliii' ' . . .1 rcjtii1l.il i , of Fwi- i ' HS'Jlb ' * ' " ' lltr > iTr i > r i < n > l i . IK , , . I iti Kreo of h j ago will be. mil tins the active sup port of many earnest frlcnda of the pres ident , but some of these niny be now persuaded to withhold this ou election tiny and follow the example of Mr. Cleveland by not voting. In the mean time the attitude of the president Is be ing Bcveivly criticised by one class of democrats nnd warmly commended by another class. The former contend that JIM the head of the party Mr. Cleveland's duty is to exert his Influence In behalf of tile regular party organization In Ids state. The latter maintain that the po litical character and methods of Senator IH1I tire such that the president cannot Indorse him without serious detriment to his own political reputation. Mean- while the republican cause continues to prosper and nil the signs nre favorable to the election of Morton nnd to a gain of perhaps half a. down republican rep resentatives. Even were Mr. Cleveland to now make n. declaration In favor of IIII1 of the strongest kind It could hardly save him from defeat K scnooi , The patrons of the public schools de sire above nil things an etllcletit and honest management of our school sys tem. They are concerned In the char acter anil capacity of the teachers and the economical disbursement of school funds. It Is Immaterial what political creed members of the Hoard of Kduca- tlon profess or whether they an- at tached to any party. In fact , a nonpartisan - partisan school board has become almost an absolute necessity In the Interest of an economic administration of our edu cational system. When members of the board owe their positions to the parly machine alone they must reclpro- catc by favoring the ward heelers and using the patronage of thu school board for partisan ends , The weakest spot of our present school board is Its extreme partisan ship and subservience to ward pollti- clans. This year , as in all previous years. The Bee favors the election of a nonpartisan - partisan board. Under present condi tions the best that can be done is to se lect the best material front the tickets already i.omluatel. At the coming cle.- tlon five members are to be chosen. The Bee has , after mature reflection , decided to recommend the following candidates : Jonathan Kdwnrds. T. E. Crumble t , J. G. Gilmore , Mrs. Kiln W. Peat tie and It. E. 1 $ . Kennedy. Tlie first two were nominated by the republicans. Mr. Gilmore Is endorsed by the Municipal league and the last named two are nominated by the demo crats. This Is by no means Intended to discredit other candidates , but what , in the judgment of The Bee , would come nearest to meeting- the demand for a nonpartlsan board. WHO MIShKAD. Democratic leaders generally have either a very poor opinion of the Ink-Ill- geiicu of the people or very little concern - corn for the truth when they persist In claiming , for the purpose of shifting the responsibility for existing conditions from the shoulders of their own party , that under the last tariff law the gov ernment did not collect enough re'veniie to meet expenditures nnd that at the close of the Harrison administration the national treasury was bankrupt. Atten tion was recently called to Sir. Bayard's inlsstatementa of history tn this regard , but he Is not the only or the worst sinner - nor among the democratic lenders In this mutter. In New York , Mussuehu- setln , Pennsylvania. Ohio nnd other states tlie burden of their tails Is that the existing state of affairs is due to the fact that the republican party disposed of the surplus left in the treasury by democratic administration and enacted a tariff law that reduced revenue below expenditures. With the facts accessible to everybody It seems extraordinary that men will hazard their reputation 'or liooMy iTiid veracity by ira'ting'sucli statements. It may be worth while to say again , before the campaign clones , that there was not a year of the Harrison admin istration when the revenue of the gov ernment did not exceed the expend itures. Benjamin Harrison became president March 4. IHSfl. and the three fiscal years following yielded revenue in excess of expenditures to the aggre gate amount of $ irrOflO)00. ( ) The term of the Harrison administration expired March 4 , IS ! ) . ' ! , and even for tlie fiscal year ending June : ! ( ) , 18K1 ! , hi the last portion of which the revenue was af fected by the disturbance of business the revenue exceeded the expenditures by ? 2,5 ( 0,000 , , That was a great falling off. but it was not iln to the McICInley tariff , which had yielded a much larger excess In 1801 nnd 181KJ. It was caused by a threatened tariff revolution , which caused a great curtailment of importa- ( Ions at- the same time that It brought nearly the whole of the manufacturing Industries of this country to a standstill and demoralized the whole business of the nation. Thu value of Imports for tin , year ending Juno HO , 181H , was ovei Ic.ss than for the preceding fiscal year. Not a dollar of the gold reserve was used during the Harrison ndminlstrn lion for paying the current obligation ! ' of the government , and when tliepresen administration came Into power thcgoli In thu treasury amounted to $105,000. 000. There was In addition to tills othe funds which brought the total cash bal unco In the treasury at the close of th last administration up to $121,000,000 , It Is trim the great surplus had goni1 nnd In what way ? Tlie greater part o It had been returned to the people li payment for the bonds of thu govern nient , thus at once saving Interest am enabling the people to make use of th money. During Mr. Cleveland's flrs term this public debt was reduced fl-llt , RSl.l.- ! , while during the Harrison ail ministration the reduction was $2riO,071 , 000 n difference of over ? ll.ri,000,000 ii favor of the latter. A part of the sur plus was used In paying Increased pen slons and part went to improving th clllcleucy of the public service , wide had deteriorated under thu first Clevi land administration. There was no n , ( Inin ! < / ; th' l ' - tirplcMn deplored b , iln. iriji-r.itn ! ( wt < To It rvtittfj and , ii t > Xi > iHiuuru of wli'.ch nrivt MJ trAuMe * j " m it 'n * i If nn. it -xi M ftiin * . . . . . , ie..w , m. . KIM.I v Ui I. . * Wtall.41 , . . W . . . , * , I regime 7 A O HTeied gold reserve , the evcntios of tlie" " ovornment running Icadlly behlyd the expenditures , the ubllc debt Aid-eased by $50,000,000 , Ith thu probjiblUty that another loan 111 have to 15 nt | 0llated , both Imports till exports fiillirig off , nnd nil departm icnts of btisBicws depressed. Surely ic contrast Is siitllcicntly striking to each the understanding of the least In- clllgeut votcrai _ _ Chairman Smyth has made n strong ppeal to the , democracy of this state , le has put A-beatclilight upon the lethods of Tobo Castor , the B. & M. l .ght-of-way . ( , iniiti , and the mnnlpula- ons of Euclid Martin , the defunct H talesman. He shows how tlie railroad ippers were drummed out of the stale onventlon | , and that the rump ticket vas conceived In Iniquity and nurtured u fraud. He admonishes honest dein- crata that two votes for Slurdovant mount to one vote for Majors , and that Pastor nnd Martin simply obeyed the ommnnds of their railroad masters hen they put up the Sturdevant ticket. Ir. Smyth appeals to tlio Integrity and eitsc of honor of all true democrats to end their support to Judge Silas A. IIol- omb , the nominee of the democratic late convention. And his appeal will o hearkened unto when election day rrlvcs , Be It known of all men that J. W. ohnson , secretary of the moribund tate board of transportation , Is pro par- | n ig all the campaign claptrap for the opubllcan state central committee. He t Ls who prepavos the attacks upon udge Ilolcomb and lauds the business ion's ) crusade. He Is now posing as lie savior of the state , but his chief oncern is lu saving 'his own soft berth i the state house , where he draws S.OOO a year as a fence for the mil- end c/ir of Nebraska. No better evl- once of the fact tiiat Majors Is the can- ( | Idate | ( of the 1 ! . & M. railroad can be ad than .lohnsoii'.s connection with the ampalgn , literary bureau. And one of ! n > strongest reasons for electing Judge lolctimb Is that possibly Mr. Johnson lay be turned out to grass. The paid political claptrap writers of he ' Hurlfugton Journal are frothing tit he mouth because The Dee has shown ; he true inwardness of the bankers and ' mslness ' men's movement in this city , t Is left for tlu' iotoriou1 * Lincoln rail- oad organ to tell the people of Omaha low to vote .and to libel the editor of i'he Boo for opposition to the business ' ! lien's ! movement. The day Is not far llstunt when the business mem who . signed ' the wive-thf state manifesto will hank The- Hoc for saving them from heir fool frioifdH } Tany of these mer chants signed thc manifesto under a nisapprehension of Its Import and ob- ects and have declared their Intention - -f1 o vote for Silas A. Ilolcomb and admit . . hat nine-tenth's * of"their employes willIe Io the same. " " " When a mail "with a bad record fieg epts a nomination for ofliee ho must xpcet to have tfinl' 'record aired In th > Hibllc prints * aiKUon , the stump. Tlie ; rave "chfirlit's nrcfuci'eil ' agafhs't T. .T. Majors pertain solely to his public ca- oor nnd are legitimate subjects of dls- usslon In the present eafnpiign. ; The editor of Tlio Bee has been maligned mil libeled outrageously for giving ut- oniiieo and publication to these dam- glug charges , yet he has confined his illegations l. to the records so faithfully hut ' Majors and his supporters dare ! lot meet him before any competent tri- inmil. ! It Is the record that has damned Majors. His accusers have simply held he record up to public view. Nobody knows better titan the pro- noters of the canal that the defeat of tlie tattooed candidate and the election of an honest man as governor will not iffcct lu the slightest degree the do mind for the svcurities of Nebraska titles , towns and counties. It is be cause of this conviction that they are going right along prosecuting a vigorous campaign for the canal bonds. There will be no more ditliciilty in disposing of these bonds after Judge Holcomb's elec tion than there would have been be fore It. There will be no inconsistency u voting for Judge llolcomb and for the canal bonds at the same time. Every dollar contributed by repub lican candidates on the slate ticket , every \ dollar contributed by the railroads md every dollar blown In by the cal- imity crusaders Is being applied to save Majors' scalp. Tlie balance of the state ticket has been Ignored and almost for gotten. ' They are utterly powerless to do anything for themselves , while the candidacy of Majors Is an Incubus which they cannot shake off. The nom ination ot any other man for governor would have resulted In their election , hands down. For this state of things they have only the corporation bosses to blame. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ When a man li Delected to manage the affairs of il large business house his personal diameter and capacity for ' business are essOn'tlal to a choice. An aspirant having i neither Is turned down and anotliptjls selected possess ing those sterling * ( qualifications. The same rule must bejipplled by nil con scientious voters-Ill Uio selection of men for public oilier } A1 clmracterloss , man Is a reproach UPMU Ills state , and cannot be safely elevated to high olllce. Such a man Is T. J. The bracket ofjltji l ballot Is the only one that accords .if'tli ' common sense. The Australian JKutot law was Intended to simplify eleclilral procedure as far as Is consistent , wflU security nud se crecy. The county clerk who undertakes to nullify the Intention of the law takes upon himself n grave responsibility. 1IKKF. Kansas City Star : There la really no cause for the suspicion with which Germany pre tend * to regard American meats nnd cattle. Uotli are subjected before shipment to rigid Inspection , under the direction ol the govern ment , it la to the Intercut of the puckers nnd shipper * themselves to send no consign ments iibroad which bear the tolnt of disease. Tha prescriptive attitude of German r la highly prejudicial to tlie Germans them selves , -wio would realize In a more liberal Importation of American beef a valunhlo and Important addition to thetr food supply , Buffalo Express ! The Hamburg decree purports j , , It Is true , to bo duo to the discov ery of torno American eattlo having Texas fever. This cnn hardly bo possible In view otpt the stringent Inspection of American ex port en tlio nnd beef , unless. Indeed , Secre tary Morton has nllowej the Inspection to go Into the hands of Incompetent political favor ites. It Is mora rom cmnbte to bollevo that the prohibition Is the fulfillment of the threat of retaliation. The pretext of diseased eattlo ts put forward because the Gennan government Is not ready yet to enter openly- upon I Ihe policy of retaliation. Tlio meat product was not covered directly by recipro city. Therefore , consistency seemed to re- cjulro ! that some other excuse ho found for selecting it as the subject of retaliation. Out It Is retaliation none the less. Chicago Tribune : It Is well understood the allegation that fever lias been met with idat only a pretext for action In response to our discrimination against German , sugar , caused by the abrogation of the reciprocity treaty and the Imposition of the differential rate. It Is also not Improbable the German government thought by acting promptly con gress might ho Induced to eliminate the dis criminating duty against sugars receiving an export bounty or Its einilvalent , and that If congress falls to act thus Germany may take the further step of relmposlng an embargo otT pork products from the United Slates. The : latter would be far moro damaging to our Interests than the * tep reported , as our exports of cattle and beef to Germany are small. The notion already taken exposes the : asinlnlty of congress In abolishing the reciprocity . treaties , and Iho further step suggested would but confirm the exposure. I.lTIVAl. "SUM"SHltrK. . Health to Adlall He never skulks. Senator Hill , being tlio man he fs , de spises Cleveland. In a similar manner Cleveland hates Hill. Neither stdo Is satis factory to the other. Ho ( Cleveland ) ha < l refused to lilt a pen or say a word In behalf of the New York saIf democracy , which picked him up from the foot of the Erie county gallows. As a new document tn the history of the leading case of enlargement of tha faculty of self-esteem , Mr. Cleveland's slinking away to Washington has an Interest. It may re call attention to the fact that notions of gratitude , personal or political , are foreign to a nature monopolized by long admiration of itself. New York Herald : Student Professor , which Is the logical way of reaching a con clusion ? Professor Take a train of thought , my 1 > dy. , Truth : KverytlilnK comes to the man that wilts , except , of course , to the fellow who does not advcrlse. Minneapolis Journal : Malinger of the Dime Museum \VUH the contortionist put on the stand in our damage suit trial ? As sistant Yes , and the opposing attorney tied him up In a hard knot. Chicago Inter Ocean : "What In the world did you Invite Mr. Notinuch for ? He Is no singer nnd " She I know , denr. but he'll be sure to weur a lovely yellow chrysanthemum , and I'll j have him sit over In that dull corner to give n touch of color there. Boston Transcript : "No. " said Knogood , despondently , "I haven't heeti discharged ; but ' they removed mo from my place as bo'ss ; they removed me from the best work : md afterwards removed me to thp lowest grade ; and three removes , you know , areas ; bad ' ' " as as a 'lire. Washington Stnr : "Barly rising Is n great thing , " said the enthusiastic man , "ui srenl thing. " "Yes , " responded the sluggard. "It makes you appreciate the chance for a nap In the morning when you get U. " Chicago TribuneVhnt : wo want to do , " exclaimed the long-haired orator , "Is to widen the sphere ot woman's work ! " "Then give us bigger kitchens ! " f-poke up a sharp-featured woman In the audience. Detroit Free Press : Klectlon Clerk "Are you a republican or a democrat ? " Lady Voter "Oh , this Is s& sudden. Give me time to think. " Indlanopolls Journal : "You seem to he n lilt stuck up , " remarked the butterfly to the beetle that had just been added Io the collection. "Well , F have a right to lie , " replied the beetle. "I rather think I am well llxed for life. " IE'S BIISTA'KK. 1'lilliulelpliliL Hfcorj. . Said little Willie Heecc one day : "I think It would be cute. To hide this chestnut burr away In mamma's Sunday boot. " : His miimnm found It with her heels , And little Willie Ileece Cannot sit down , but eats his meals Oft of the mantelpiece. Discount In cr Dofpat. ChlcnRo UernlJ. : Hill has moie to gain by defeat following n magnlllccnt light than another Now York democrat by republican victory following democratic loss oC New York state. 1'cr- soiml resentments may be carried too far for even personal purposes. f.crKtiic lu AIL Dlri'ctlnnR. O lobe-Democrat. Cleveland has lout twenty pounds In. flesh since he- left Washington last August ; and ho Is losing public respect at a good deal more rapid rate by his petty Piiltefulncsa toward , the democratic candidate for gov ernor of New York. That Tirol Clilcaso Ilernld It Is evident that the democrats will have towin. . If they win at alt this year , with out the assistance of Orover Cleveland. He has run for the/ presidency so many times that he Is tired. Till ! tiVt'tH Ot'T.OXG AGO. Hoston Globe. Come , sing to me tonight The songs you used to sing. The old horns songs that sweet delight And tender reveries bring. There's "Hard Times" and "The Auld Lang Syne , " "Hie Cows Are in the Corn" They warm the heart like mellow wine. These songs of home love born. Come slug the old songa sofo and low. I'll nit and listen here. And day dreams of the long ngo My weary heart shall cheer ; There's "Donnlo Doon" and "Uobln Gray" They all are dear to me. All , all are sweet tno' sad , tho' gay Their harmonics may be. There's "Nellie Gray" and "liaby Boy" And "Coming Thro * the Hyp" Thetr sweet strains thrill with tender Joy , Their pathos dims the eye ; They tnke me back to childhood bright , Those songs BO sweet and low , O. sing to me again tonight Those songs of long ago. Sing once ngnln. I'll sit nnd dreain Of hallowed places -where Ww wandered by life's shady stream When love was young and fair ! Thy voice o'er me shall weave a spell Of love's enchantingthemes - Let once again Its music tell Of hope's unshuttered dreams. Ah , sacred melodies that thrill With your unstudied art. That soothe thu woes of life and still With peace the throbbing heart , Your soft stralna o'er my spirit fall With gently rippling llovr Tho' sad , tho' gay , I love you all , Ye songs of long ago , Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U.S.Gov't Report * : ys-j 3 ' ' - ' * LORDS WILL NEVER CONSENT Tory Dufianeo Eloquently Hurled nt the Threatening British Liberals , SALISBURY'S ' REPLY TO ROSEBERY'S ' BLAST I'l-I'rrmler Declare * that tlio Dpprr Iliiunn Will Not Submit tci String Abnllnhod null liimgliirfl lie Una Hcltlril tlio Slnttcr. EDINBURGH. OoL 31. A conference o < the Scottish Conservative associations was held hero at which a large tiuml'T of persons were present. It was expected Mr. Unlfour would bo present , but lie could not attend on account of Illness. Ex-Prlma Minister Salisbury made a speech In which ha scath- liiRly criticised Lord Kosebcry's recent speech nt Bradford. Ho described the ngltn.- llon against tlio House of Lords ns a herring In the path of homo rule. Ho did not be llevo llosebery was In earnest In hts pro posed vague resolutions regarding the IIouso of Lords. It would be harmless and 1C sub mitted to tlio country It would be In nowise llko the foreign referendum to which Rose- bcry had likened It. Ho , himself , would not speak against a referendum. In fact , he thought It decidedly advantageous In the form In which U existed In America for good government and the stability of the country. Doubtless Archbishop Walsh's well drilled battalions would pass Hosobery's resolution against the voice of the country. "Do you , " he asked , "Imagine the resolution would possess . any moral authority whatever , or ; that nny Eane human being could Imagine that , England or Scotland would debase them selves , go far as to put their necks under the heel ot south and west Ireland ? It Is ludi crous , They may pass all the resolutions they like , but a bill embodying such pro posals will never bo accepted by the House ofnl Lords and therefore will never be recog nized by the courts of law. No such change In the constitution Is possible without a con siderable majority of the people being In Us favor. " Salisbury urged that on several occasions In his experience the House of Lords had supported liberal measures against conserva tive opposition. If the House of Lords had become virtually a conservative body ft was because Gladstone's Irish policy had driven them In that direction. K the Irish question was once moved out of the way the House of Lords would gradually , though perhaps slowly , settle back Into the old position tn which the parties were evenly balanced. He added : "If the proposition of handing the government over entirely to n single chamber should come before the country , which I do not believe It will do , we have to confront the greatest danger the commu nity has had to face In many centuries. Regular domination of a single chamber has not been adopted by any considerable coun try on the face of the earth. If anyone thinks the government ot Greece has been a success under the single assembly , let him buy Greek stocks. Can It bo supposed pos sible to govern India by on Independent House of Commons where the Ideas of fad dists might become law without a chance of an appeal to a higher authority ? One other point : But for the House of Lords you will now have eighty votes In the House of Com- mous , salable to the highest bidding party , making you and your Interests slaves ol Archbishop Walsh and his friends. " Without saying anything about the main tenance of the 1'ousc of Lords in its present form he appealed to all who believed In the religious Institutions of the country , In free dom. In the security o contract and the sanctity of property , to combine to support the second chamber , which , he declared , was neeessarv to control tlio decisions of the elective chamber. Lord llosebery , speaking at the unveiling of a status of Edmund Btirko at Bristol last night , attributed the greatness of character of that statesman to the fact that he loved reform and hated revolution. Politicians , ha said , would derive n great deal ot consolation from studying lila life. ISUMOK ltUSIN IIH1CMX. ijianrcllnr llohnnloho lln Alrondy Agreed with I ho lEmjioror on n I.lnn nf 1'ollr.y- . nmiLIN , Oct. 31. The usual crop of rumors are In circulation today In regard to possible ministerial changes In addition to those already denied , One of them nt least seems to obtain some credence. It Is tha report hat Count Herbert Dlemarck Is to bo Jj. made an ambassador to one of the great " lowers , while another version of his pres ence In this city Is that he la to bo made A councilor to the chancellor. The news- lapers of this city confirm the report that fJerr Karl Heinerlch von Heydan Cadow , .he Prussian minister of agriculture and do mains anil forests. Is to resign , a step which may bo connected with the conference with he ministers of Dr. Kurl Helnrlch von Boettscher , the vice president of the cuuuou of ministers and the Imperial secretary jf state for the Interior , when the chancellor , Priiico Hohenlohe , and the minister of the Interior , Hcrr von Kocller , were not present and where It is understood the most serious oilc [ discussed wag the disturbance among Ihe peasants at Welsa , Havarla. which re sulted In tlio sending of troops lo > suppress rlotlnff. In this affair two p asnta killed , being bajronctted by the soldiers. It U elated Prince llohonloho ha com lin an agreement with Kmporor Wllllflrr which will cliniiKf. the Imperial policy In sevtral ' Important respects. The first visi ble sinn of this Is the insuancn of an oraor litl establish agricultural bureaus In connec tion with the Ucrmnn embassies at London tlit don , Washington , I'nrls , Vienna and St PetoisburR. Thl step IB looked upon a evidence .of n stricter protective agrarian policy , which Is known to hnve been con templated for some Himpast. . Hut dull- cullies In this connection arose with th old ministry. It U also wild Hint the gov ernment Intends to establish an Imperial colonial ministry , mid this la looked upon til a sign of an active continental policy , WASHINGTON , Oct. 31. The Associated press cable announcing the establishment nt Washington of an Agricultural bureau In connection ' with the Herman embassy hero excited much Interest at the embassy. It XVHS stated there that such action had been contemplated for Ecver.il months and an im- olllclal notice of the plan had been made some time ago. Now that the olllclal ord T Is Issued It ls hoped the ciueMlon will go before the German Itelchstag , as an appro priation for sustaining the \Voshlngton bureau Is a necessary result of the order establishing . It. It Is believed that the bureau ' will not be actually established hero until the Kclchstag has acted , As yet the embassy has heard no names suggested for the position , which would have tli # rank of n technical attache similar to the voluntary attaches. Such an olllcer would be en tirely new to the diplomatic service of Wash ington. The extent of Ills duties are luit clearly understood , but It Is supposed they will cover an attention to thu trade In beet nugnr and other agricultural products which recently have liccu Interrupted by the ter mination of the reciprocity treaty. Tlie German embassy already li.is a trade nt- tnclio stationed In Chicago , his duties being wholly of a commercial character. From the fact that the new c Ulcer Is to be located at Washington It Is presumed among gov ernment olllclals that lie will have a watch ful eye on the national legislation affecting Germany's agriculture and the carrying out of the policy stated In the Berlin cable of n stricter protective agrarian policy. The United States now has Colonel Mur phy , a special agent of th * Agricultural de partment , operating In Germany , but he Is not attached to the United States embassy as the German ollicl.il will be attached to the German embassy here. It Is thought that the activity of our Agrlcultuarl de partment In rushing American corn and other products In Germany may have In spired the creation of the agricultural at taches here and at other capitals. MKXIOAN TKIlltlKIIIY INVAIIICO. IloAtllltlpfl Thronten.nl with tlio Neighbor ing Kopuhlln of Uuntcmnln. CITY OF MEXICO , Oct. 31. Miguel Tor- rtico Is the owner of n large timber tract called Kgypto , near the Guatemalan frontier. Quite recently the authorities of 1'elen , Guat emala , arrested and took away six Mexican subjects who were employed by Torruco. The Guatemalans have occupied both uldea of the stream Agua Azul and have planted llielr flag on Its bank. This Is an Inva sion of Mexican territory. Among the people whoso business Is dam aged by the movements of the Guatemalan nilbusterers Is the American , D. I < \ Schmlel- der , who had a contract with Torruco for the delivery of lumber , and who has ap pealed to the American minister , protesting against the arbitrary nets of Guatemala. The state of Tobasco Is arming Its mil itary under-the command of Colonel Soca. Alfonso Alvaiez. engineer , has arrived at San Juan Hautltta. Ills mission Is to con struct a telegraph line to Tonlsque on the Guatemala frontier. Sixty-two leagues will be covered , and the commander of the troops at the frontier will be In constant communi cation with the War department. General Lorenio Garcia , whose troops were trans ported from Vera Cruz to the- frontier br two Mexican men-of-war , the Independence and Llbertad , arrived In port on tha 20th and Is proceeding rapidly to to Tonleque. Un less the Guatemalans get back to their own side of the 1'no ' hostilities will begin at once. Convinced III * Opponent * . VALPAIIAISO. Oct. 31. The finance min ister's solid arguments and irrefutable KK- ures have confounded the leaders of the op position to the conversion scheme In the senate. They prove that the government has abundant means with which to carry out the proposed conversion , Right and one-half million quintals of nltrato will bo shipped by the end of the year. Mllltnrj < Jimr < llug Curarns. CARACAS. Venezuela , Oct. 31. The mili tary has replaced the police In guarding tha city. The city Is full of spies. Cresno's flight . Is predicted shortly. There has been more rioting at Maracalbo. Posters signed "ybarn. " have been placed on the street corners there calling on the people to rise. state of siege Is threatened by the govern ment. ICietn Took llin Illume nn Itlni'oir. CITY OP MEXICO , Oct. 31. Antonio Ezcta claims he telegraphed to President Cleveland that ho alone was guilty of the murder of which Colonel Clenfugoswas accused and for which ho was. held In San Francisco , and offered to go and take Clenfugos' place and therefore Secretary Grcshatn ordered Judge Morrow to dismiss Clenfugos. Clmalng lh JCnbnU In Kciiadnr , QUITO , Ecuador , Oct. St. Government troops are after the rebels who are fleeing toward the frontier. I'OI/K MO.VKV'S irOHTIC OK YUVlt MUVKV Ji.lCllC. THE VOTE Two > ' ( * ar PffO for Councilman r/TH WAIID. Onthnfl ( Oi-iu. ) HID , SimiiliTH ( ri'Ii. ) 113U , I1T1I WAUI > . Drown ( cleiii. ) 1004 , Spcclil iicp. ) liftlS Stockman ( liid. 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