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12 THE OMAIIA DAILY 15EE : SUNDAY , JUK-E" UO , 1895.
OMAIIA SUNDAY E. iiosnWATcn. nuiTon. runusiino nvniiY MOIININO. TE11M3 OF BUBBCnHTlON. l > nllr Tie * ( Without Hunday ) , One Yenr . M Daily Ilcfl nnil Sunday , Ona Vcnr . i . 1J J > BIK Month * . J * J Three Jinntli . ' . 2SJ HumMy ! ! . Onn Y ir . * W Bntnrclny Hee. One Ymr . . * ' * > Weekly Dec , One Yrar . < * OFKICU8. Omnhn , Tlic Hoc Hull'llni ? . Boulh Omalin , Sinner Illk. . Corner N nnJ 21th fl . Council IHulTs , 12 1'pnrl Htrr"t. Chlcniti ) OMIrc , 317 Ohnmbor nl ; Com mere ? . N w York , Jlooms 1J , 11 nnJ IS , Tribune UJltJ ng. \Vmhlngton , H07 V Hired , N. W. COIlIliHrONIKNOi : : , All communication ! ! rolnllns to newn nml ll- torlal matter rlinuM l > c mMrc/wI / : To the Mltor. iNKss I.ITTKUS. : All liUKtncM letter * nn > l rpinlttancoi nhouM | pe mlflmuctl In Tin1 lien I'ubllaliln ! ! Company. Oiimlm. Ornft * . rhcoks nml | > itnlllre orilcm to be maJe imynMi * l I'1 onlfr < > f tinrnmpnnv. . 'riii ' : 111:1 : : I-UIIMHIIINCI COMPANY. HTATIMINT : or CIIICWI-ATION. Or/irec II. Txwhurk , recrrlnry nf The lie" I'til ) . llnhlnR company , liHns duly morn , WH Hint Ihe actual number r > f full nnd camplrta cnr > M ol the Unlljr. Mornlntt , Kvpnlnq and Sunday ! ! < > prlntol durlnff the month of May , 1895 , wna an follows : 1 4 < ! . < XIO 17 . 19.071 2 19.001 . 19.07S 3 19.0IP 19 . S0.1W 4. . 1S.SIO 3 10,210 21 . ! 9.ior , f. 19.01 22 . 19.101 7 19.091 23 . 19.0' , < 8 1 .OGI 2) ) . 1K , 9 1S.I2S 35 . 19.0SJ 10 19.018 M . 10030 11 , , , . . , , . 19,024 .27 . 19.05 % 12 M.I SI 2S . 19.072 13 19.037 . 19.105 14 19.011 SO . 19.1J1 IS 19.1l 31 . 19.21S 16 19,174 Total . ' 2I.Bi X < MIH dpductlons for unsold and returnwl Not sale * r.19,240 Dally average 19 < 971 Sunday. OKOUOH H. T7.SCIIITCK. Bworn to before me and BuWrllml In my pres ence Ihli 1st day of June. 1895. . ( Seal. ) N. P. KUIU Notary Public. Anil Aillal , he Immi't mild a word In a month. It Is possible Unit tlio Central AIIKT- lean republlca may yet realize that In union thuru Is striiiitli. These crop reports oiiKlit to IIP enough to drive any relief commission to pack up Its duds and make llsi'lf scarce. I * * , What the friends of sound money can accomplish In Kentucky they can accomplish In nearly every other .south ern state. "Wonder what name the straight democrats \vll ! adopt for their candl dates under the new law of party desl r nations on the olllclal ballots. For a sick man , Turkey manages to Btaud off the other Knropcan powers In n nutnner that would do credit to the most robust of Impecunious debtors. The trial of the alleged lynchers of Itnrrett Scott Is ended , lint the end of the bill of expenses will not be had until the next , legislature passes ujxin the 'little account of the attorney BOH- cral. The Fourth of .Inly falls on Thnrs day this year. And next year has lccn designated leap year for the spe cial purpose of preventing the Klorloiis Fourth from coinliiK In contact with anything , so Ill-omened as Friday. When the syndicate that took the last bond Issue 'of the United States government shall have completed the process of paying for the securities which it bought the public will be very much interested In learning ex- uctiy what prollt Its members turned on the transaction. The chances of the Cornell crew to win In the great Henley regatta are said to be Improving. It would be a great tiling for the Americans to take the race If there were no prize except the satisfaction to turning back the dorlslou that was at Hrst heaped upon them by the Kngllsh critics. Great Lord Almighty Scott has sus pended the freedom of the press In this Judicial district. This Is what the Nebraska .leffreys has announced from the bench. The next thing we will hear of will bo an edict suspend ing freedom of speech , trial by Jury , nnd the whole bill of rights. The seventh assistant janitor of the late lower house of the state legislature received only ? 210 for his janitorial services during the session. And he .was preceded by assistant janitors num bering all the way from llrst to sixth. The house did not employ one janitor for each member simply because It did not have chairs enough for thorn to hold down1. Only 5-17 miles of now railroad track were 'laid ' In the United States during the present year to date , according to otllclal figures. This Indicates that the era of railroad construction has about closed and It Is fair to presume that anew now era will not bo ushered In until some safeguards can bo put against swindling construction rings and wa tered stock jobbers. And it Is well. Governor Ilolcomb has reason to feel proud of the honor bestowed upon him nt the complimentary dinner tendered him by the Commercial club of Omaha. Kvcry element of the late bitter cam paign was represented. There were silver agitators and gold 'bugs ' , regular democrats and rumps , Majors ami anti- Majors republicans , populists , ardent supporters of the governor on nonpartisan tisan Hues and even a few who kept their wlno glasses constantly turned down. As a midway of different politi cal peoples , the banquet was unsur passed and unapproachable. The death of Prof. Huxley makes a vacancy In the ranks of men of science which will not soon bo tilled , If It.nail over lie. He occupied a uuhiue place among contemporary scientists and none of them contributed more than he to scientific Inquiry and discussion. He was a most laborious worker and has left the results of his labor In many volumes which will bo studied for gen erations to come. Some of his theories , particularly In regard to the relations of man to the lower animals , which commanded universal attention when propounded , have been pretty generally discredited , but there still remains an abundant store of sclentlllc contribution to perpetuate his fatiuv. MOIIAT , nKURXEHAVY OF OFFICIALS. An honest man Is the noblest work of God. Integrity Is the touch stone of character and the bed rock on which rests the superstructure of national and Individual credit. The most lamentable - mentablo feature of American public life today Is the lowering of moral standards that prevail among men who hold positions of honor and trust. A striking example of the moral de generacy that Invents excuses for ve nality and glosses over acts which the law dellnes as misdemeanors and felon ies IH afforded In the letter of Acting City Attorney Cornish to Mayor Henils , giving his views and volunteering Ills advice relative to the defalcation In the Omaha city treasury. As the law otllcer of the city Mr. Cornish Is in duty bound to uphold the rights and Inter ests of the municipal corporation. As the legal adviser of the mayor ho Is xpi'i'ted honestly to point out the : ourse which the law ordains with re gard to the elllclent execution of the aws. The law constitutes defalcation by a Ity treasurer a high crime and com- nands the council to depose the of- Vnder without delay. It furthermore .nukes . It the duty of the mayor to flic 'omplalnts ' In the district court against ill oillcers who' have been .guilty of gross negligence or malfeasance. In stead of sustaining the law ami loyally jphohllng the rights and Interests of he taxpayers whom he Is paid to rep resent , Mr. Cornish becomes the special ) Ieader for embezzlement , extols de faulters and has the audacity to assert hat the city will not only not lose a lollar , but will In the end gain by this xperlence. He prates about a reputa- Ion destroyed and the sufferings which he defaulting otllcer must endure. Who lestroyed this reputation , wo pray ? What an insult to the Intelligence of he mayor ! The most outrageous and inexcusable iart of the Cornish letter Is his ilrevarl- atIon concerning the practices of for- ner city treasurers. According to Mr. 'ornlsh , Mr. lioMn has done nothing worse than each of his predecessors. Did any of the preceding treasurers iquandcr public funds in debauchery ? Did Truman Iuck ? or John Husli gam- > lo In the grain pit with city'money ? What a calumny upon oillcers whose eputatlons are untarnished ! Why does Mr. Cornish Ignore the fact that Mr. Holln was acting under a different law from that In force before his term ? Why does he not state that former reasurers received $1-100 a year , while Mr. Itolln's salary was made $ ( i,000 a year ? Why does he omit reference to .he fact that Mr. Holln's predecessors mid the clerk hire and all the expenses > f their olllces , while the city has as sumed the whole expense of the treas urer's ollice , amounting to $1-1,000 a roar , during Mr. Itolln's Incumbency ? I'ho Intimation that Mr. Holla Is the victim of persecution begotten by po litical contention Is devoid of truth ind pettifogging of the lowest kind. It Is simply amazing that an attorney of the pretensions of Mr. Cornish should have such a debased ideal of ollicial in tegrity and public duty. 1'KKll.S THAT MKXACK THK COUNTRY. A. notable address , which lias elicited much comment , not all of It of an ap proving nature , was delivered by Jus tice Drown of the United States su preme court before the law department > f Yale college on last Monday. It was largely devoted to a consideration of certain perils which in the opinion of the distinguished Jurist menace the Im mediate future of the country and even threaten the stability of Its Institutions , the most prominent of which ho stated to be municipal corruption , corporate greed and the tyranny of labor. With regard to the llrst of these , Justice Drown said that on the one hand there Is Indifference to public affairs bred by the Intense activities of city life and the absorbing pursuit of wealth and pleasure , while upon the other hand the expenditures are so large , the value of the franchises at the dis posal of ( ho cities so great and the opportunities portunities- illicit gain so manifoCd that the municipal legislators , whose standard of honesty Is rarely hlghei than the average of those who elect them , fall an easy prey to the de signing and unscrupulous. In thus pointing out what conduces to munici pal corruption the remedy Is suggested It will be found In the manifestation of greater Interest In public affairs on the part of those citizens who should be , most deeply concerned In honest ad ministration and good government. II business men generally , professional men and all the better class of citizens were less Indifferent to public affairs the character of municipal legislators would be Improved and with It the standard of honesty. Men would bo chosen to public positions whom the designing and unscrupulous could no use and would not attempt to. Du wherever the selection of niunlelpa legislators and other otllelals Is left ti the professional politicians there wil always be corruption. This has beei the universal experience and ever wll be. be.With With regard to corporate greed as a source of peril to the state , Justice Drown pointed out a serious evil In the ease with which charters are procurei In one state by corporations to do bust ness In other states , out of which comi great abuses. Itallrouds are built li California under charters granted bj the states east of the Mississippi fo the purpose of removing their lltlgatloi to federal courts and the greates frauds are perpetrated In the construe lion of such roads by the directors themselves. Rut worse than this , litho the opinion of Justice Drown , Is. th combination of cori > oratlons In so-callet trusts , to limit production , stllle compe tition and monopolize the lycessarles o life. The extent to which this has u ! ready been carried , ho declared , I alarming ; the extent to which It inaj hereafter bo carried Is revolutionary "The truth Is , " he said , "that the en tire cori > oratc- legislation of the country Is sadly In need of overhauling , but th dllllculty of procuring concurren action on the part of forty-four state Is apparently Insuperable. " The most Immediate peril Justlc Drown regarded as being the tyranny of labor , which he said arises from th apparent Inability of the laboring uiuu o perceive that the rights he exacts e must also concede. The outlook for K'rmtinont peace between capital and abor he thought not an encouraging no , though It Is possible that a com- ironilse may Dually be effected upon lie basis of co-operation , or protit baring , under which every laborer hall become , to a certain extent , a apltallst. With regard to this source f peril Judge Drown seems to take an unecessarlly gloomy view. It Is true liat the conlllct between capital and ibor has been going on for centuries ml It may bo expected to continue fern n Indefinite time In the future , but t cannot be admitted that no progress as been made toward a better under- landing between them. Kvldence of regress In this direction has been very reely furnished within the past three nonths , during which time hundreds of hotisands of worlcingmon have had heir wages advanced by the voluntary ct of employers , while in other qases n amicable adjustment of wage scales ias been effected without any dllllculty. 'here Is reason to think that the ex- terlence of the last year or two has lone much In the direction of a recon- Illation between capital and labor , for mtli have been given an opportunity o learn valuable lessons from which hey ought to prollt In the future. A DlSCHKl'AXCr SUMKWUNIIK. To my knowledge there Is not , nor 1ms here been , a dollar deposited In any hank In Omaha not strictly In accordance with law. * It Is my earnest wish to see all city ffatrs placed on a cooJ business basis , nnd f you arc honest In your desires In the same llrectlon you will ccaso your mlsrcpresenta- lens nnd seek to sustain and build up new and better business methods. Councilman adet Taylor. Will the chairman of the finance com- nltteo state wherein The Dee has mis- 'cprosonted ' the condition of the treas- iry or the conduct of the city olllcials n connection with , It ? Councilman I'aylor does not deny that the sum of " ; ( ! , ( > 00 , or thereabouts , has been on do- ( oslt with the ( Hobo Loan and Trust ompany , of which ho is president. The 'barter makes It the duty of the city reasurer to deposit all funds of the city as the same shall accrue In such .mnks as shall be designated by the nayor and council as city depositories ifter the same have given bond for the safekeeping of said deposits. The Globe mnk never has been designated as a city depository , and any deposit of city 'nnds In Mr. Taylor's bank Is declared > y the charter to be a misdemeanor subjecting the treasurer to Immediate emoval. v If Mr. Taylor Is to be believed , the Mi.OOO now on deposit In his bank are lot city funds , but school funds , and lot covered by this provision. As a natter of fact , the charter prohibits the treasurer from loaning out the iiouey of the school district , and fur- hermore prohibits him from receiving interest thereon , either directly or In : lirecttly , for his own use or benefit , or the benefit of any other person or cor poration except the school district. In illowlng this diversion of school funds to private use and for his own profit Mr. Taylor as well as the treasurer has violated the statute. Rut the figures in the comptroller's ollico do not bear out Mr. Taylor's as sertion that the ? ( ! ,000 In his bank be longs to the school fund. On the IHtli ilay of June the balance credited to the school fund was only $ U,0 2.t > : i. If the ? < i,000 In the Globe bank belongs to the school fund there is a discrepancy somewhere. Comptroller Olson says the books are all right , and Chairman Taylor vouches for Olson. And how Is the watchdog of the city treasury going to account for the twenty-odd thousand dollars of alleged school money on de posit in other banks that are not city depositories ? The Dee is honest In Its desire to liave business methods introduced In the management of the municipal finances , but It does not see how It can accomplish this result until the council selects a chairman for Its financial com mittee who is not financiering with city money for himself. It strikes us that the very llrst step In the Introduction of business methods will be for the mayor and council to see to It that the Globe bank disgorges the ? ( i,000 Ille gally placed in Its safekeeping. .11.11' LKAD TU SRltWUJ THOUULK. All the advices from Washington In reference to the boundary controversy between Great Drllaln and Venezuela suggest the possibility that It may ulti mately Involve the United States In serious trouble with Kngland. The re cent concession of territory by the Venezuelan government to an Ameri can company , which territory Is said to be a part of that claimed by Great Drltaln , it Is expected will call out a protest from the Dritish government , as It appears the same concession did ten years ago. This circumstance Intro duces a now complication and one which nmy make a direct appeal to our government for the protection of the American Interests Involved. It Is the understanding that the American com pany to which the concession of ter ritory has been made will at once pro ceed to occupy It. Undoubtedly It will meet with resistance. Then there will bo an appeal to the United States gov ernment , a reference of the matter to the Dritish government and a dlplo- matlexcontroversy , the outcome of which would probably depend very much upon the attitude assumed by the United States. Insistence on our part upon the right of the American com pany to take possession of the con ceded territory , which Is said to be very valuable , would undoubtedly bo most firmly opposed by the Dritish gov ernment , which obviously could not al low this concession without endanger ing Its ealm ! to other territory. The Introduction of this complication looks very much as If It had been de liberately planned for the purpose of more fully drawing the United States Into the boundary controversy and put ting this country In a position where It would be forced to take a decisive stand against Dritish claims. The cir cumstances very strongly suggest thnt In making this concession the Vene zuelan authorities fell that they are playing a game which will put to the strongest test the disposition of this government to Interfere with what Venezuela assorts.to bo the unjust nnd tnwarranted claims of Great Rrltaln. .t Is hariKy to T7e snpposod that this view of the iiiadMh.wlll escape the at tention of the aj tljgrltles at Washing ton , so that ltIs _ jwsslble Venezuela UK ! the American company may llnd that our govcrni/MiTt / Is not willing xto issume any responsibility for the car- ylng out of thls jcluMiie. Certainly before - fore giving It recognition the govern- nent would roqure | jn be fully assured that the eonccssju.u.1 was made In per fect good faith and It Is not altogether clear that this assurance could be given. jH ' The governmeij or ( lie United States has made a vor Ieariieat endeavor to Induce the Dritlsli government to sub mit the whole boundary controversy to irbltratlon. This the hitter has de clined to do , being willing to arbitrate inly as to certain territory tif which Its claim Is clearly questionable. This gov ernment has , therefore , done all that can reasonably be expected of It In be half of Venezuela and that country must settle the controversy as best It can. looking to the United States only for such support as may bo necessary to prevent the further spoliation of Venezuelan territory. Unquestionably the sympathy of the American people is very strongly with the southern repub lic. There Is not the least doubt of the Injustice of Dritish encroachments upon Its territory. Rut the case is not one which would Justify the United States In Incurring the risk of a war with Great Dritain. TilK SAMSllUHY MIKlSTltY. The ministry formed by the marquis of Salisbury is unquestionably a strong one , at least from the conservative point of view. Its makeup showing the operation of shrewd political judgment. Especially is this apparent in the se lection of unionists for some of the more important positions. Some of the members of the new cabinet are not familiar In connection with pub lic tiff airs , but. those who are must bo conceded to bo men of commanding ability. Tlie marquis of Salisbury , in adding to the duties of premier those of secre tary of state for foreign affairs , as sumes a service for which ho Is pe culiarly fitted. In matters of diplo macy Salisbury has had long and valu able experience and Justly occupies high rank. Mr. Dalfour , as llrst lord of the treasury , will continue to be the leader of the conservatives In the House of Commons , In which capacity has has shown marked ability , I'erhaps no better man could , have been chosen for the very responsible post of chan cellor of the exeHe'qiieY than Sir Michael ' Ilicks-Deach , who , may be expected to creditably discharge- duties of an ollice that has iMon1 held by some of the ablest of Drllsh statesmen , Includ ing Mr. Gladstone. TI The selection of Joseph Chamberlain1' as secretary of state for the cojoiiljt-s Insures a judi cious administration of colonial affairs , with a strict regard for the strengthen ing of the Impj.'r'jal ' , Inllueiice in the colonies , which SOOIIIH just now to bo demanded. There' ' lire few clearer- headed statesiie ] [ . .hi England than Chamberlain , nii'd"he' ' 'will undoubtedly make himself more strongly felt as a member of the new cabinet. The question of strengthening the military establishment is one of more or less commanding Interest , and the selection of the marquis of I.ansdowne as secre tary of state for war may bo accepted as significant of the Intention of the new government not to permit the mill tary power of the nation to deteriorate. The appointment of Mr. Goschen , a man of very superior ability , who was chancellor of the exchequer in Salis bury's previous administration , as first lord of the admiralty , seems an excel lent one. The duke of Devonshire , an able man , who might have been premier In 1SSO , becomes lord president of the council , which Is merely a splen did sinecure. In order to hold the cabinet positions to which they have been appointed Mr. Dalfour , Michael Hicks-Reach , Mr. Goschen and Mr. Chamberlain will have to be re-elected to Parliament. As was stated by the marquis of Salisbury in the House of Lords on Thursday , the only policy of the con servative party at present is to dis solve Parliament as soon as possible. The new government does not propose to assume any responsibility for legis lation by the present Parliament , and , as now appears , will firmly insist upon dissolution before making any declara tion of conservative policy. Dissolu tion and an appeal to the people wll ! probal/ly / come within the next two 01 three weeks , when the Intentions of the conservatives will be made known , The liberal manifesto has already been Issued and shows adherence to the well known policies of the party , with hoHio rule as the foremost principle The course of political affairs In Great Dritain in the near future promises to be exceedingly Interesting. The day of the Interviewer Is not past , although the Interview Is no longer relied upoit for the news of tlu day. For oplnlojls ir men of authority on special subjects , however , the Inter view Is still Indlbpohsable. The Ret today presents several interviews will prominent people unon topics of tlmelj Interest. Its Washington correspond cut has secured"'expressions from a number of high a tn otllelals upon the proposed military tr/iluing school a I-'ort Omaha. Prof. Greenough of Harvard university'discusses propose ! changes In the ( * | j\lege \ curriculum to shorten the period spent by students li collegiate work. Trof. McLean , the new chancellor "of , . Iho University of Nebraska , gives hU views on Increase ! requirements for admission and the abolition of the preparatory depart meiit. It Is getting so that It costs almos as much to graduate a student frou any one of the leading colleges of the country as It does to maintain him a the same Institution for a year. The graduation festivities are so prolongei and so expensive that a small fortune Is required to bring the ambitious graduate through the ordeal. This la not as it should be. There Is no rca son why the outlays attendant upon he college graduating exorcises should > e eltlicr so many or so great. Hero s another Held for educational re- orm. th I'lni'o for It. Philadelphia Times. - . If that projected poker congress decs con- eno for deliberation and counsel , It Is tug- Rested that It meet at Council IHuft.i. A Kcciml llnmknr , niobc-Dfinoerut , According to the report of the commlis'nner of education , there wcro 15t > 30,2GS pupils In ho public schools of the United States List year. This surpasses .tho record of niiy other intlon , and shows why our country takes the ead In popular Intelligence. Wtirii'nir thu Mini ) .nl Youth. . Chicago rhronlole. The fact that the daughter cf the pious Colonel Klllott R Shcpard has married a rtcc- torso man shows that scripture lexis an.l t'ps ' on the races cannot be printed together In a newspaper by oven tlio best of men without varplng the mlud of youth. ItnnmrkiiDlopKf il. SprlnRllctil ( Mans. ) Republican. So far as speed Is concerned , the electric ocomotlvo on trial on the Nantasket beach Ino seems to have proved a remarkable suc cess. A rate of eighty inllea an hour Is said o have been attained during ono of last week's experimental trips. If It shall prove as superior to the steam locomotive In economy of operation , and Its equal In itrength , the days of the latter are mini- jered. Hut there seems to bo some doubt on these points. Do l.iuryorfl ltopcct tlio i.mv ? lluftalo Kxprcss. With a good many of them the chief aim ind end of life seems to be to flnd loopholes n the law by which Its purpose can be do- 'eated. ' In ordinary practice at the bar a legal mlbblo counts for more than principle or lustlce. As many suits are won on technical- ties as on their merits. Many big .corpora tions hire the best lawyers they can find ( o study means by which the law can be evaded without Incurring the penalties that woulJ attach to direct violation. Does It betoken espect for the law on the part of the lawyers that they so willingly lend themselves to such work ? Omnlm's College Settlement. St. Paul Pioneer-Press. Omaha has a college settlement that offers almost as great Inducements In the way of genuine hardship as would a missionary ex pedition to Central Africa. It Is In a part of the city that corresponds to our Swede Hollow or Uohemlan flats. Taking up a residence In such a locality makes a genuine demand on the sincerity and forilt'ilo ' of the settlement worker. Swede Hollow U far more picturesque than a New York sum. : but It does not offer as minv facilities for comfort. To brave the season's changes In such a locality would prove * that sonu-thing more than mere sentiment was brhlnd the work. Clean Out tliu Corruptlonlstn. Western Laborer. As ono of the results of rottenness In tlio ofllco of the city treasurer which recently came to light , Treasurer Uolln has been forced by public sentiment to resign. No good reason has yet been shown why justice should not be meted out to a defaulter or embezzler of thousands of dollars of pub lic funds Just as swiftly and Impartially as It is to a poor worklngman who steals only hundreds of cents from a corporation , but who unfortunately Is without the backing of political wire pullers and millionaire ac quaintances. This piece of political rottenness la only one of several pieces of the kind which the people - plo of Omaha and Douglas county have lately suffered to remain a stench In the nostrils of decent folks. Is It not about tlmo for some kind of a popular uprising In the In terest of honest municipal government ? x.ir. A\H It Is worthy of note that Kentucky Is In clined to take her currency straight. Admiral Da Oama , leader of the Hlo revo lutlonlsts , ended an Inglorious career In sui cide. cide.The The Kentucky democratic convention strug gled for three days to reach a "lame and Im potent conclusion. " Makers of cannon crackers will flnd It dif ficult to convince the public by affidavit that they are not In league with the coroners. Emma Nevada has an S-year-old daughter , Mlgnon , who Is said to rival her romantic namesake In the witchery of her dancing , her blrdllke voice , and her dazzling beauty. Fifty bottles of champagne for each mem ber of the press was the liquid ration nt Kiel. The wonder Is not that the reports were full , but that there was a report at all. Mrs. Elizabeth Cady Stanton disproves the charge that women cannot keep a secret. For forty-odd years she refrained from acknowledging that she was the first wearer of the bloorncrs. Ex-Governor Hoard of Wisconsin enjoys the distinction of being one of the best dairymen of the northwest. Ho will not waste feed on a cow that will not earn $50 a year with out working over the butter. It Is announced that Mr. Slbley , the million aire sllvcrlte , has concluded not to bo a candidate for the presidency. This sad news will deprive the " ' campaign of "alliteration's artful aid , " and the essential lubricant In copious quantities. The- Increased sale of stamps at the Au burndale , Mass. , postofllce has raised the salary of the postmistress. Miss Louise Imogen Gulney , from $1,700 to $2,400. Miss Gulncy Is convinced now that a boycott In a good thing If It Is of the right kind. Till ! ItiSUlS J.V Denver News ( pop. ) : The result at Louis ville will not lessen the vigor of the gallant free coinage men of the south. On the con trary they will press the fight with renewed determination. Hut It should make clear to them that there Is little to bo hoped for from either of the old parties. Detroit Kreo 1'ress dem. Those ( ) : free sil ver organs nnd leaders that so confidently foretold a victory for the white metal In Kentucky have now nothing left them but explanations and excuses. Senator Ulack- burn , who was going to carry with him the great rank and lilo of the democracy , was turned down by his own district. Globe-Democrat ( rep. ) : The victory for the sound money men on the platform deliverance In the Kentucky convention was complete and overwhelming. At every point the sll- verltes were beaten. This Is an Appomattox victory for the honest dollar cause. Outside of Colorado , Montana and Nevada the silver monomctalllsts are outnumbered , outclassed and discredited. Chicago Inter Ocean ( rep. ) : One of tht great battles of the season has just been fought at Louisville. It lasted two days. On one side were Cleveland , Carlisle , and gold , on the other Dlackburn and silver. The two forces were so nearly evenly divided that a small contingent of uncertalns dubbed conservatives , held the balance ol power. After alternating fortunes the two C's and gold won. Kansas City Star ( Ind. ) : So far as the money question Is concerned , the fight Ir Kentucky Is ended. The republicans adopted a strong sound money platform , with little opposition to It. The democrats now , by a vote of three to one , have refused to stand for free silver coinage , to th ? political cam paign In Kentucky between the two parties will probably b ? fought on state Issues , and on the question of personal popularity of candidates. Indianapolis Journal ( rep. ) : nut while this Indorsement of equal-value coinage Is sum- clently explicit and the victory Is emphatic the minority Is In an ugly frame of mind They are not only beaten In the matter o silver coinage , but In their defeat their blatant leader. Senator Blackburn , goes down For the first time In a state convention the dash and force of Dlackburn did not carry ths majority. Four years ago , on a proposl- tlon In favor of the free coinage of sliver , he carried the convention with him. Chicago Tribune ( rep. ) : The result of the vote was a great victory for the sound money men In the convention , and furnishes btrong ground for believing that the democracy o Kentucky will not Indorie the silver craze at the polls next year. The majority report was adopted by an overwhelming majority after vain attempts had been made to cut out the Indorsements of the course of Presi dent Cleveland and Secretary Carlisle , am an equally futile elfort to obtain a respecta ble number of votes for the minority report. JltAitTS F11O31 ll.tM'S 1IOHX. Humility Olci the moment It looks In the class. Nothing pulls toward heaven like a good example. The man who hates light will run from a shadow. The devil gets tunny a boy by getting his father flrrt. Don't be n taint In church nnd a heathen' on the street car , TUo devil has some very good friends who belong to church , The wise man can Icarn something from he mistakes of a fool. There Is n good deal of laziness that goes jy the name of sickness. In nine cases out of ten the man who has riches paid too much for them , Many a prayer for n revival has failed be cause the preacher didn't want It. ( live a llo one day the start and truth will lave to chase. It around the world. If there Is any dog In a man It Is sure to growl , when hi ? food Is not to his taste. Many n man whose prayers are too long sells goods by a measure that Is too short. , Sit'J'/.IH SllUlti .IT Tltni'Vt.l'lT. St. Paul I'loneer-I'rcss : A clergyman of ( eland has undertaken a crusade ngalnst he mosquitoes which annually Infest that otherwise Irreproachable locality. Ho prob ably reconciles this self-imposed labor with the demand of his profession by reflecting on the amount of profanity that will be pre vented If the Island Is once relieved of these pests. Globe-Democrat : A preacher In New York aat Sunday night expressed his opinion that he new woman will be n combination of Jezebel , Mcssallna and Lady Macbeth. The speaker was a missionary Just returned from : 'ersia , anfi the apparition of bloomers on bl- cyclea was lee sudden n change from his re cent oriental association ; . Hut he should not have slighted Catharine of Russia and Lu- cretla Dorgla. Buffalo Express : Dlshop Fallows' latest project Is a church theater. His companies are to bo composed of church members. The people may stand amateur drinks , but they will not consent to consider amateur acting is good ns the professional article. The Bishop should be content with selecting pure plays , and these can bo found , well acted , at theaters even In Chicago all the rear round. So there scorns to be no field for a church theater. Brooklyn Eagle ! It seems that when the spirit moves the Quakers can talk at a lively rate In their meetings. The clerk of the yearly meeting of the Indiana Friends adjourned the meetIng - Ing because the brethren became unduly ex cited over the proposition to forbid a man to preach. He had submitted to Immersion and the committee that had Investigated his case reported that he had "lost his gift. " There was altogether .too much spirit In the dls- cusrion of the report and adjournment was necessary to preserve order. Indianapolis Journal : Dlshop Coleman of the Maryland diocese recently lectured his hearers on their habit of "kneeling- their foreheads" Instead of on their knees while praying In church. He said a good many sharp things about the postures of Christian people at worship , and nothing In extenuation. He ought to remember that the exigencies of feminine attire may have more to do with the attitude In prayer , so far as Its wearers are concerned , than the lack of a devout spirit. Dut tight dresses and the fear of mussing furbelows will not avail as an excuse for the brethren who kneel on their fore heads , Lack of Frci'iloni on tlio Wheel. New York Sun. We observe that many bicyclers have an anxious or even distressful look while riding. This Is unsatisfactory to us. It Indicates a lack of freedom , and of self-command , and of mastery of the wheel. It bears some re semblance to stage fright , and might be called liikp fright. Those afflicted with It ought to shake It on * at once. Again , wo have no ticed some men smoking cigars while out riding ; and they may think that this makes them look dandy or free-and-easy. Wo don't like the habit. It Is a bad one. It must be offensive to the eyes of young wheelwomen of good taste. Since cycling has became ths rage , we ought to have a code of bicycle manners , In which sound principles shall be laid down , and means for their application shall be provided. Everything ought to be properly regulated In the earlier stages of the bicycling era of the- world , so that the right thing may bo established for the guid ance of ages yet unborn. A convention of polite wheelers of both sexes might be held for the formation of the code. Modrrntlon la Iinpprntlvo. New York Tribune. The fact that two or three people have re cently died after taking long rides on bi cycles does not prove anything against the blcyclo as a means of exercise. There Is nothing which Is not capable of abuse , and good judgment Is required In whatever men and women undertake. It Is beyond dispute that overdoing on the bicycle Is not a dlfll- cult matter. It glides along with so little effort that one may easily ride further than he Intends , forgetful that ho must In ordinary circumstances ride back Just as far ; and thb temptation for the novice to do too much Is especially great If his ambition Is spurred by the taunts or encouragement of his com panions. No general rifle can be laid down , for each rider must 1)3 a law unto himself , save that the rule of moderation Is Impera tive , at least until one has learned by re peated trials how great a distance can be covered with safety. THOUGHTS. DlFpntch ! The Georgia watei > melon IB Again In our midst. Boston Olobe : The summer girl la Al ready beginning to got engaged , CIMveston News : If you would movt mountains grab a xpnde and go to work. Chicago Tlmes-Hcrnld : Womt-n nro tlur bolter friends , giving most nnd nsklng least In return. Itoston Transcript : Wo speak of somn men ns nil wool probably because they .shrink nt nothing. Atchlson Olobe : There nro some people \vlio couldn't be mnile. Interesting oven us characters- n novel. Milwaukee Journal : Where twenty eyes search for a flaw there. Is seldom more than one looking for n merit. Chicago Times-Herald : There me Joys fet every niro of man , ami In every nge tlio chief of these joy.s Is u woman. Courier-Journal : A young Swede wnved lilt * linncls nnd Mopped n train on thu Aroos- took riillro.nl the other day to Inquire If his best girl was nboanl. Washington 1'cst : The hardest work of the teachers In u female cemlnnry Is to con- vine-.1 the scholar * that pMines constitute the prcate.it brain food extant. Boston Transcript : The good husband nl- wuys dies. At least xucli Is tliu opinion of u gentleman of tmr acquaintance who has imirrled n series of widows. Cleveland 1'laln Dealer : Olio of tlio finest exhibitions of faith ono meets with In thu glorious spring wentlier Is to see u utroiiK man or woman taking n tonic for laziness. New York Tribune : No man to whom the title Is iipiloabU | ! < will over object to being culled n "grand old man , " but probably thu woman Is not yet born who would like to be called a "grand old woman. " Life : "Why , you've already had four wives ! " "Hut they nro not nllve , dearest. " Harper's Dnznr : Ho How many hearts lire you going to break this summer ? She lloaits don't brenk In the summer ; It's too warm. They merely bend. Spare Moments : Clubman Colonel , I un derstand you are nceiuulntcd with warfare In all UK forms ? Colonel No , no ; not In nil forms. I'm a bachelor. Boston Courier : When a follow Is court- liiK a. girl be bates to leave her much be fore 2 o'clock In the morning , but nfler he Is miiirlcd a while thnt Is about the tlmo he likes to get around to see her. Detroit Tribune : Chnperon You stole a kiss fiom my nicer. Youth I nm willing to return It. Chnperon Very well. Of course you un derstand such things must be done through me. _ Philadelphia Times : Psychologists now aver that the reason a young follow holds tils nrm around the girl's waist In a hum mock Is to keep her from falling out with him. _ Indianapolis Journal : "Do you think wo man will ever successfully 1111 the pulpit ? " "I see 110 reason why she should not. It ought to be easy with the sleeves she wears. " Chicago Tribune : New Girl Mamma , I wish you could new. New Woman Why so , my child ? New Girl Uecause I've torn my bloomers and papa's busy Ironing. Hostnn Transoilpt : Unelo George You say that Kho teemed to bo predisposed toward you and that who appeared to enjoy your society. Why In time , then , didn't you press your suit ? Harry What ? Press my suit ? And with her hand In mine ? Well , 1 guess I bail something better to press at that moment ! ' " , to ask Harper's Kazan "I have come for your daughter's hand , Mr. Herrlck , salil young Waller , nervously. "Oh well , you can't have It , said Hcr- rlclt. "I'm not doling out my daughter on the Installment plan. When you feel that you can support the whole girl you may call again. " . Harlem IJfo : Father What do you mean , sir , by hugging my daughter ? lark Kuril I was merely olieylng the biblical Injunction to "hold fast that wlilcU Is good. " THU SUMMHIt HNGAQISMBNT. WniOilnKtnn Slur. 'Twas by the moonlit murmuring sea The parting words were said ; Lips that hail brcatheil but constancy The cruel message sped. The lovers' quarrel mlKht have healed , Though soru his heart It vexed , Had she her nature not revealed. Uy coldly signing , "next ! " Hearings. I often drift on fancy's wondrous stream , Fur out Into the vagaries of n dream. Ami wonder what the ancients had been like , Hail they n bike. Think of bis Hector tied up by the heel Tight to the step of strong Achilles' wheel ; Ami Dad Aeneas scorching out of Troy Behind his boy. SPO Arlstotln with a liuinpcil-up hack "Pcrlpntetlng" on n four-lap track ; And Socrates n-pedallug for his life From his sharp wife. If Alexander had n wheel would ho Have cut so wide a swath In history ? Or spent his youth like modern royal sou In century runs ? Just fancy Julius Caesar ( If you will ) A-coastlng down the Cnpltolean Hill. Or Cleopatra , touring by the Nllo In royal style. Can your Imagination dwell on Cain Cycling the world In pplte of wind nnd rnlnT Or on our mother Eve ( I do not jest ) In bloomers dressed ? It seems to mo that If the chosen race Ilnil had some tpeedy man to make the pace. 'Twould not have taken forty years to reach The promised peach. The world went different then ; but what's the odds ? They didn't have the bike ; they had the gods. No gods rule us ( the change 1 rather like ) ; We've got Iho bike. Makes One It won't last long1 tho' this weather ; going1 to be warmer soon , so don't get out your top coat. 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