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Tlio worst part of a disagreement in the Luetgert ease is that It. may indict the public with a new trial and a second end Installment of the tedious reports of a .sensational murder trial. Tlie republican candidate for coroner , Nuls r. Swanson , Is a representative Swede , recognized as fully competent to perform the duties of the ofllee. Mr. Swanson Is entitled to the support of citizens irrespective of party. This retoutiou of CJeraldino as exposi tion mogul is a menace lo the success of the exposition bonds. The best work the exposition managers can do for the bonds Is to get rid of Ceraldlne before the election approaches too near. AVhy should Nebraska .want a State Hoard of Irrigation under the present re form populist administration ? Are not nil of tle : popocratle otlle > rs and einployts engaged solely in cross-sectioning the state with political pipe lines ? Tom Iloctor Is an experienced politi cian , but his bait for the labor vole is too raw to catch the fish at which it was thrown. Sheriff McDonald worked for years in the Union Pacific shops and the worklngmen know that he Is one of them. Franl : ICaspar thinks his conversion to populism at the eleventh hour and Ilfly- flve minutes insures him the solid popu list vote. The popullstH of the First commissioner district are not the fools fioniii people would like to believe them to be. Last year's registration Is of no more use for tills year's election than the reg istration made ten years ngo. No one can vote at the coming election who h ill j ot have appeared personally before the registrars of Ids precinct at this year's sitting. The place to register is at the booth at which you are entitled to vote. Xom of tlie voting precincts or booth locations have been changed , t'nless you have moved since last election , you will regis ter and vote at the same place you voted last time. Tlio railway passenger men are still hot after the scalper.s with threals to take their sculps as soon as the oppor tunity presents , The scalpers , however , may be depended on to take cans of themselves so far as keeping their head- covering unbroken Is concerned , Governor Iloleomb says under oath that , lie does not consider Hartley's nvth d it propping up t'alilng b ink- , with slate money to be farming tlie public fluids. U might be Interesting to the public If the governor would glvo them his definition of farming the taxpayers' treasury contributions. Don't overlook the republican candi dates for university regents when you come to vote. It Is highly Important that the management of the Slate university be kept In a board that will pursue n progressive and at the same time con servative policy In the upbuilding of thai great educational Institution , The organ that Is IcicUlng Oernlillno and covering up his Incomputeiiey and crooked methods calls for IHX ) friends of the Transmls.sl8slppl Kxposltion to act as volunteers In getting out the vote for the exposition .bonds. The response of : t,000 volunteers would not be half as effective as the announcement that Grand Juke Oeraldlne has been retired for good from all counectloii with the exposition , | TJII ; c'orvrr c.ui Kepublicnns have every reason to feel i < nci > nr.igil with the progress made In their county campaign. While no brass bauds , fireworks or torchlight proces sions have been called Into requisition to promote the canvass , on all sides are evldence.i of popular favor for the can didates on the republican ticket. The people recognize In the republican nominees men of character and ability , each with special fitness for the position to which ho aspire.- ? . The republican candidates are making their campaign on pledges of faithful and etllclcnt per formance of duty. lu contrast with their opponents , they are before the peo. pie flying their own colors and avoiding shams and deceptions of all kinds. While on the mongrel county ticket we see re publicans masquerading ns popullstH , prohibitionists posing as democrats and men professing conversion to sllverlsm solely for the purpose of sharing In a spoils distribution , the republican candi dates are appealing for support In a straightforward , dignified manner and taking the people 'fully ' Into their confi dence. Instead of prntlmr about free coinage and other Issues entirely foreign to the county government , the republican can didates are making the issue that of good business administration of the county's affairs. Hecognlzlng the supeil- orlty of the republican nominees over their opponents , the people of Douglas county who detest fraud and hypocrisy may be confidently relied on to elect the entire republican ticket by a significant majority. _ ITS jjs.s/otv The question of international bimetal lism Is settled for the present by the re ply of Lord Salisbury to the proposals submitted to the Itrltlsh government by the United States commissioners. That reply is simply what has been expected by those who have been able to see clearly the situation. It was perfectly obvious that the P.ritlsh government would not reopen the Indian mints to the free coinage of silver when the in evitable effect of such action would be to create confusion and disturbance , without any promise of compensat ing beiiellfs. We never gave credence to tire reports that the P.ritlsh government had seriously considered tlie proposal to reopen the mints , although these were eagerly accepted ns true by such bimetalllsts as Senator W. K. Chandler , and there was no surprise In the Information that the head of the financial department of India had taken the strongest grounds against reopening the India mints. Tlie fact Is that the Indian government is very well satisfied with existing conditions and whatever movement shall hereafter be made will be In the direction of the gold standard for India. "Tins " idea , therefore , that the mints of that country may at some fu ture 'time be reopened to the free coinage of silver may be dismissed as delusive. Lord Salisbury does not see tlie de sirability of an International monetary conference , .but ho courteously says that the British government "will be pleased to consider any other practical sugges tions from tlie ,1'iilted , States. " What possible good could come from holding a conference with England unalterably de termined to maintain the monetary sys tem she has and Germany unwilling to take any step not in line with Hritlsh policy ? Tlie acquiescence of these coun tries In a plan of International bimetal lism is absolutely necessary to its suc cess , whether any or all other European countries favor it or not. "But it is en tirely certain that K ranee will make no move in tills direction without Rnglanil and Germany. As to other practical suggestions from the United States , we can conceive of none that would receive .serious consideration from the Itrltlsh government. When Lord Salisbury framed this portion of his reply to the American commissioners ho virtually dismissed the matter There is nothing left for our govern ment to do , in the Interest of llnancial peace , but to ( Imp the question of in ternational bimetallism. It is impracti cable , the leading nations of Europe do not want it and the further agitation of the question or attempts to Induce European countries to enter into a con ference for its consideration can have no practicable result and may operate to Indue ? financial unrest. Tlie repub lican congress and president have done their full duty In carrying out the pledge of the republican platform to promote nn International agreement in behalf of silver and they have no further responsi bility or obligation In respect to this question. It Is to bn expected that there will be a demand that our government shall Invite the nations to a monetary conference , but no regard should be paid to this In view of the inevitable failure of Hiieh n. conference to accomplish any thing. International bimetallism has been set aside ; as a live question for an indefinite time. ' Marshal Itlnnco , the new governor gen eral of Cuba , professor complete confi dence In the suce.'ss of the political and military policy iwhleh he proposes to In augurate. The optimistic marshal would not say just how long It would take him to terminate tlie war. as Weyler did when be went to Cuba , but he evidently expects lo accomplish that within a jvar. Undoubtedly lUanco rscrlnitaly believes that as soon as he gets to Ids post of duty and proclaims the political rcform.s which the liberal cabinet lias agreed lo Introduce there will be n wild rush on the part of th ? Insurgents to embrace the ne\v order of tilings and that their forces will quickly disintegrate and renew al legiance to Spanish authority. As re ported ho talked as If he fancied that a very large proportion If not all of the men who are In arms against Spain are eagerly awaiting his entrance into Cuba to sheath their swords and stack their muskets and accept the beneficent grant of so-called autonomy that will be offered them. If Klanco has this Idea he Is doomed to disappointment. There has been no Intimation from Cuba that the program of the Spanish cabinet has had the effect to lessen In the least the determination of the Insurgents to maintain the strug gle for Independence. On the contrary , nil reports Indicate that they are as Ilruily Used now us they have ever been In tlie purpose to accept nothing short , of absolute freedom from Spanish au thority or utter ilcfc.it. Those who repre sent them In this country declare that there can be no compromise , that the contest will go on until the Insurgent forces are swept nwny or the Cuban flag floats over nn Independent state , from which every vestlse of Spanish au thority Is eliminated. There Is no doubt that this Is the feeling and that Mar- shnl lllanco will find only contempt and scorn for his proffer of political reforms. Meanwhile there Is said to be differ ence of opinion among members of the Spanish cabinet In regard to the attitude to be taken toward the United Slates , which Is not at all Incredible , since there are members of the ministry who are known to hold radical views In the matter. Hut It Is not to lie apprehended that Sagasta will be persuaded to take tin extreme position , because It Is obvi ous that to do so might prove embar rassing to his plans. It Is safe to say that lie will endeavor to maintain the most amicable relations with this coun try. _ , Tin : fUKTKi > T CASH. Ke\v who have followed carefully the trial of the I.uetgert case can be sur prised at the disagreement of the jury. After the remarkable exhibition made by the so-called experts and the fact that there was undoubtedly more or le.-w false testimony given , no other result was reasonably to * be expected and probably some will wonder that the number of jurors against conviction was not larger. The prosecution rested wholly upon cir cumstantial evidence and while some of this appeared to be pretty strong , viewed In the light of tlie judge's charge , which was very clear , It was not so conclusive as to prevent a reasonable doubt In an unprejudiced mind as to the guilt of the accused. .Judge Tuthlll begun his In structions to the jury by saying : "He- fore a conviction can be had In this case the state must prove beyond reasonable doubt and to a moral certainty , first , that Louisa Luetgert Is dead. " This of Itwlf was sulllelent to cause u disagree ment of the jury , for while there Is little reason to doubt that the woman is dead the fact lias not been proven to a moral certainty. There .were . other features of the court's Instructions which a con scientious juror might fairly construe as justifying him in voting against convic tion. tion.Few Few criminal cases have attracted wider attention than this one and doubt less the general opinion Is on the * tlde of the nine Jurors who voted to convict. VKIKSDS ( > / ' /\'osmoA' . Who are the true friends of the expo sition ? Are they the men who blindly want to pursue an ostrich policy that Ignores the menace of Geraldine's re tention to the llnancial success of the exposition ? Or are they tlie men who want to grapple with actual conditions and insist upon n policy that will restore and strengthen popular confidence in the management of tlie enterprise ? Are men true friends of the exposition who imagine they can make the people believe that Geraldlne is competent and honest by passing high-sounding resolu tions declaring unshaken faith in his Integrity , when everybody knows that lie has come to Omaha to feather his nest and beat his creditors , although drawing ? , > 00 a month for work that belter men would gladly do for one-third the sum ? Are not the true friends of tlie exposition those who insist that the man in charge of the exposition grounds and buildings , Involving tlie expenditure of the bulk of the exposition funds , shall be above suspicion ? Crediting the backers and supporters of the imported ? . " ( )0-a-month ) superin tendent of grounds and buildings with the bent intentions and most unswerving loyalty to the exposition , they cannot at this stage , within ten days of the elec tion on which hinges ? 1X ( > ,000 of aid to the greatest enterprise ever undertaken by citizens of Omaha , ignore the critical situation. Do they not know that or ganized labor Is almost solidly arrayed against tlie exposition management chiefly because of the Insolence and ar rogance of tlie man in control of the work of construction ? Labor unions have voiced their isentiinents through resolutions demanding the dismissal of Ceraldlne. This demand is littered not merely because he has made himself offensive to the working people , but be cause they are convinced ids retention is inimical to the best Interests of the stockholders and taxpayers who have contributed to swell the exposition funds. These tilings are so patent that the true friends of the exposition are seri ously concerned and therefore are mak ing strenuous efforts to allay tills feeling In the only way that it can be allayed. I.ryan's Nebraska speech-making tour has been pitiably marred by the failure of the 110-year-old blind woman to show up as advertised who walked twenty- seven and one-third miles to satisfy her craving to touch the little linger of the great silver-tongued orator. If the re- porls in tlie popocratle organs , however , are to be believed , Bryan's resourceful stage managers endeavored to meet the emergency as best they could to assuage tlie grief of tlie disappointed auditors. Although entirely unprepared , they suc ceeded extemporaneously In producing a man li. years old who had traveled thirty miles to pay homage to the popular leader and threw In with the bargain a father , wife and three little children who came 150 miles that their posterity might know they had met the man so loved for his devotion to the second declaration of Independence. While dis appointed over the departure from the original program , the -people who at tended the Dryan show are compelled lo admit that with these extra Improvised attractions they got their money's worth just tlie same , i It looks as If General Weyler had made up his mind to relinquish control of the Spanish forces in Cuba. On no other ground can his orders for the release of political prisoners be explained consist ently with his career since undertaking to put down the Cuban insurgents. The public school system of Omaha Is the biggest Institution In the city. While it gives employment to four hundred odd teachers and janitors 'It forms n jiart of the dally Ufa , of HJ , < HX ) sdioot children. The man agement of tjil' uibllc schools Is too lin- portant to tli , t'ucpiyvr to be entrusted I to IrresponsllHos. who have no InliTcsl j In the .substantial growth iin.l welfare of the city , sifirt' for that reason It be hooves themi'to 'sue ' that only the best men get thell1'votes for place * on the school board. ' ' Senator Morgan has given evidence of exuberant jo bti.returnlng ' to the United ' States from \ \ \ trip to Hawaii by an nouncing hlm'M'ir more enthusiastically In favor of all negation than ever. That the senator nuisk have been royally en tertained ns Jfiiest of the Hawaiian of ficials Is further attested by his assertion that tlie Islands must not only be an nexed , but also In the near future given all the privileges of statehood. Another such trip and the senator will be In favor of relocating the national capltol at Honolulu. It develops that the Pullman company has accumulated n surplus of over ! ? 2.V 01)0,000 ) , while at the * ame time persist- .etitly denying the demand of the travel ing public for a reduction In sleeping car rales. If some of that surplus had been left In the pockets of the patrons the Pullman company might have gained immeasurably In popularity. Popocratle meetings throughout the state are being called off right along for lack of audiences to listen to the speakers. Popocratle eloquence Is de preciating in popular esteem on account of overissue. The people are tired of hearing tlie same old song , and empty benches put a damper on even popocratle air-pounders. 'I'll IU ti > < lir Auctliiiu-cr. Globe-Democrat. A syndicate of abuse will not affect Iho Union Pacific railroad situation. Tliu tliliiR to do. Is to attend the sale and talk to the auctioneer. Ton \ -lKli.v to Wlr . Iiullannpolls .Journal. William Jennings Jlryan , late representa tive of n lost cause , wired to the Associated Press from a .little town In Nebraska : "I have not expressed my opinion In regard to the Xew York mayoralty cami > alKn , and do not care to express any opinion In regard to It. " It his opinion on the subject Is too weighty to be expressed he might scud It by fast freight. Till' TIII-UM * Pcrtiiiinriit Cnnii. IMilUuMtihla lU'runl. Warm clothing for 60,000 men lias been sent to Thcssaly for distribution amoiiR the soldiers of the Turkish army of occupation. Krom present Indications It would seem that several chnngea oti clothing , milled to future changes of seasons , will be required by thu army of occupation before the sacred soil of Greece shall be relieved of the polluting presence of tlio' ' Turlc. A'IMV YiirU'N liiilciM-iitlciit Vole. Springfield Itepubllcnn. Whatever the outcome of the extraordi nary canvass now being waged In Greater Xew York , it must be manifest to all who have followed 'Hie ' ' 'successive steps In the alignment of the edntunding forces that the principle of IndepeAdence in local elections Is already Vindicated by the compli cated situation. There is more unfettered untrammeled Independence to the square foot In- the Imperial city today than In any other municipality In the country. We mean freedom from party fetters and obliga tions. Aniorlciin iriiiH In Knroiio. illnnenilolls-Tribune. One of the most striking facts noticed by General Miles In his recent trip abroad was the large use made by the European armies of American weapons , particularly of ma chine , rapld-llro and small guns : At Al- dershot every ono of the British regiments that swept past In review- was followed by a machine gun of American Invention. The entire llrltlsh army is armed with a rlflo designed by an American , and the Germans liavo begun the purchase of a number of American machine guns. Russia also uses American Ideas in her army , and the French are only deterred by the expense from throw ing away their present outfit and adopting American machine and rapid lire guns. Ilfiiiurriillf DrulN ami lliMvl * . OlilciiRo Tribune. Senator Forakcr very properly calls at tention to the fact that the Union Pacific railway , about which certain frantic and Hcnsatlonal democratic newspapers are mak ing a tcrrilic hullabaloo , is to be B9ld , "not by order of this administration not by the order of Marcus A. Ilanna , but by the order of the United States court , Into which forum the Cleveland administration took tlm gov ernment of tlio United States as a plaintiff suitor with respect to that matter. " The truth Is , of course , that the present ad ministration 1ms no more to do with the foreclosure Kale than with the Louisiana purchase or the Missouri compromise. If there IB anything crooked about the sale the responsibility rests entirely with Mr. Cleve land and hla attorney general , Mr. Har mon. iMior.nicss iuo.vi ) ii Saiiiiili'N of What Can Ho DOIIU by a 1'rourrexHlvc Stall' . Milwaukee Wisconsin , Tlhodo Island Is making some progress in tlio direction of road reform , and her exam ple Is worthy of attention , She may not bo attacking the road dilllcnlty In exactly tlio right way to achieve quick results , but her Intentions uro good , and perhaps In time her tmiall area will furnish a. practical study for road reformers. Three years ago a law was enacted estab lishing the olllcc of state highway commis sioner , and providing for the construction of sample half miles of Improved highways In each of the towns of the state. Nineteen towns have made application for the sample roads , and half miles ot Improved roadway have been constructed In thirteen towns. The state highway commissioner clioso to do his work In the worst sections of the main highways of the towns , for the purpose of inllucnulng thu towns to Improve the roada on cither aide of tlio sample. This , of course , lias madu the samples expensive , Jinl consequently quently militated to some extent against the false shuwlhs as Ho average cost. The coat of the half-mile nee lion a has been $ C,000 , or $12.000 a mile , but .tho state highway com missioner Is confident that long-distance lilg.iwaya can IH > constructed , or recon structed , at from. # 5,000 to $9,000 a nvlle. AH the commissioner admits tint along a road of any length * hm may bo two or three spots that demand uxtra treatment. It might , peihaps , have htjun.a better policy to hav constructed thq average roadway for an Illustration , and. Ipft the bad spots for the towns. OC couree , the Illustration of the special , manner , pf 'treating had spots has some value , but itai-vluw of the present at- tliudo of the farmers toward road reform , the matter of co. tper t mile Is a vital con sideration. When the farmers can be shown that roids can | i impaired and made ton ml and permanent l > ytho expenditure of a cominratlvely siuall amount of money , they will flock to th < t jroacl reform movement , and thu highways ot the United States will soon show an improved condition. In this connection It is Interesting to note the vigor with which thu policy of laying wide , Hat steel rails on country roads for ordinary vehlcli's is being pushed by Gen eral Hey Stone , the chief of the good roads division of the Department of Agriculture. It has been demonstrated that these rallo can bo laid for a comparatively small cost per mile , and that they can bo so laid that they will not sag out of shape and become useless. These railroads would naturally lead to a betterment ot thu condition of the roads on which they are built , and the rails would prevent the wheels from undoing the work of the road builders. Bicyclers have a special Interest In this class of Improved road , as they could use the flat rail for a track , and the bicyclers are influential factors la the road reform movement. IIHYAVS IIOOU.1 Snt > il < Mfl n nf SnTrmlfr Dullnr * IVhnt He llrnllr WiinU. Jowph Metllll In ChleuRO Tribune. \Vo have spoken IK miolher column of the debate In Omana , Mny. 1SSS , between Hose- water , gold republican editor of The Uee. and \V , J , tlirynn , then populist lender in Ne braska. At that dcbnto ono of Ilryan's dell- nltlons of bimetallism wns , he alleged , "thM given by the royal commission in 1SSS , " s follows : An oivn mint , ready to coin nny quantity of cither KOM or Pllver whli-li muy bu brouelit to It. nnd the rlglit on the pnrt of n debtor to dl."chnrKc hto liabilities , nt his option. In either ot tlie two mctnls , t u rntlo llNcd by law. Uut tills "royal commission definition" of bimetallism wholly omits the exchange viluo of silver for gold per weight , and only sup plies a dollar of half the purchasing power to carry on business , for 371U ginlns of silver bullion In May , 1S06 , were only worth about twelve grains of gold or 63 cento In exchange value or purchasing power. How could such "Rawed-oft" dollars ho called R part ot any bimetallic system ot money ? llryan never touched thnt point and made no explanation of the Impossibility. Ho offered nut a word to show that bimetallic money could not exist In circulation unless the gold and free- sliver dollar hnd equal purchasing power , as the cheaper dollar would drive the better ono out of circulation. Ho did not venture to explain lo the nudlenco how money could be made jnoro plentiful by driving- the better money out of circulation and lower ing the value of all the remaining currency- greenbacks , national bank notes , nud limited coinage silver and silver certlllcates down to the low level of the tree coinage silver. Nu , he avoided touching these points as If they had the smallpox , which ho wished to escape catching. And yet that was and Is what Uryon calls "bimetallism" and desires to substitute for Iho gold standard sawed-oft dollars for full- length dollars , an unstable , depreciating standard for n stable standard. And , to nip tlio climax , the confiscation ot eight billions ot credits of the sixteen by making Inferior money u legal tender retroactively. That Is what he calls a "temporary Injury. " Bryan Is a little more cautious In his lan- gtwge now on ono point than In May , IS'Jli. Hut ho Is as dishonest at heart and ns much n fee ot public and private credit , and of the welfare ot nil who do not wish to cheat creditors , now .is ho was then , Mi.s-soo-itr.i : OIL . Alt OrllHinriiplilrill I'rolilplll ( lint Voxi' \olKlilinrliiHT Slulf. St. Louis ( llobe-Ui'mocrat. Two men , eo runs the story , were once discussing a nlco point In the use ot lan guage , and , as generally happens In such cases , weru unable to ngree. One of them tinned to a bystander and asked : "Are you a grammarian ? " "No , sir , " was the emphatic reply , "I am a Mlssourlan. " There was nn accidental spice of humor In the answer , for grammarians , orthographcrs and orthoeplsts arc divided ou many points , and their debates with each other are marked by warmth as well as learning. Hut the Missourlan has at last been drawn Into a dispute on the subject of pronunciation This time thcro is no retreat , as the matter at Issue Is the name of his own state. It la sovcnty-slx years since Missouri was ad mitted to the union , yet the exact sound of the three syllables with which It was christened Is still unsettled' . The accent is on the second syllable , but there Is 'trouble when It comes to pronouncing the syllables , and it is caused by a different usage Ici uttering the two s's and the final vowel. Ono pronunciation often heard makes the last syllable "rah. " This Is clearly a cor ruption of mannerism , and can lie dismissed as unwarranted. The tlnal syllable has the sound of "ree , " though not too much pro longed. Perhaps to say It has the short sound ot " 1" would be more exact. That point Is easily disposed of , but not so with the two "s's. " Have they the sharp sibilant sound ot "s" or the Hat sibilant sound of "z" ? The professors of the Columbia State university recently pronounced In favor of " " hereafter will be "Mlz- "z , and their usage - zoo-ree. " Numerous protests have been made against the ruling. If "Mlz-7.oo-ree , " It is asked , why not "Mlz-lzz-lppl ? " Hoth are Indian words , one meaning muddy waters acil the other great waters. Tno aboriginal root must be the same , and to vary the sound needlessly Is mere caprice. Many other Indian names contain the "Miss , " and In no other case Is the syllable changed to "Mlz. " The letter "z" brings up the tall ot the alphabet , and was not admitted to the Uo- man schools until the time of Cicero. Mis souri demands the best that Is going and will not accept nn alphabetic straggler or tramp without whose aid the ancient Romans rose to greatness. Noih Webster notes that the sound of "s" in the middle or at the end of a.word "Is to bo known only by usage. " The usage In American Indian names is not to sound the "s" like " ? , " as may be seen In Mlsslsslquol , MissUsinewa and Mistasslna. in addition to the blx ex ample ot Mississippi. Therefore "Mis-soo- ree" seems to be supported by analogy as well as alphabetical dignity. The pronun ciation of "Arkansas" was never settled until the legislature pass-ed an act that they were Inhabitants of Arkansaw , and not grammarians. A similar exercise of sov ereign authority may bo required In Mis souri before the pronunciation of the name of the state Is absolutely fixed. Meanwhile It may be necessary to take a rise ( no "z" sound. In this noun , according to Web ster ) out of those who make too free a use of the flat sibilant and cnmp-follower that brings up the rear ot the twenty-six letters , I'KHSOX.VI , AXI ) OTIIISUVJSR. . In order to stop the practice of flirting with commercial travelers an Ohio village council has decreed that no girl shall bo allowed to loiter In the vicinity ot the railroad station unless she can produce a railroad ticket. A crusade against cursing has been begun In Brooklyn , where on Sunday , In seven different churches , more than 9,000 men gath ered nnd pledged themselves not only to abstain from the evil , but to go abnnt the highways and byways and make recruits. The number of pilgrims to Hums' birth place last year was 38,000. During the same period 30,000 persons visited ShakeHpeare'a houfio at Stratford-on-Avon , and 1,108 paid a tribute to the memory oT Thomas Carlyle - lyle by going to see hla old homo at Ecclcf- ochan. Down In Kentucky a school teacher under took to whip a girl pupil for some infrac tion of discipline. Immediately afterward ho went home and tint a pleco of raw beefsteak on his eye anil up to the present time there has been nothing to Indicate that the girl was whipped. Miss Cnolla Connor , tlio 19-year-old daugh ter of A. H. Connor ot Felton , Del. , recently walked seventeen mllea In her sleep. She woke up lo find herself on the railroad track near Cheswold. She took the next train for home and found the whole community scat tered far and wide searching for nor. There Is said to be a ghost nt Oravesend , England , that throws coal nt every one who trli-a to Invade Its quarters In the attle of an old house. Of course such a thing would bo Impossible In this country. The coal trust would sccuro nn Injunction or else shove up the prlco until It forced the ghost Into bankruptcy. William ] ' ' , Sands , who has been appointed secretary of the United States legation at Seoul , Corcn , Is a son of Colonel J. II , Sands of the navy ; a grandson of Admiral Samta , and a grandncpiimv of Admiral Mcailn. Dur ing PrcHldent Clovoland'8 Iaat term ho was second secretary of the United States lega tion at Tokfo , Japan. No moro will "Mary call the eattlo homo across the sands < > ' Dec. " A big company has bought the scene of Charles Klngiilcy'a beautiful poem , and Is "reclaiming" the waste land. Where "all alone went sho" there will bo factories and houses , and , If the eattlo stray there at all , It will bo In circumscribed fields , for the Halt marshes where Mary met her fate are doomed. The claim was made by a New Vork man that he lias kicking and hugging fits , when ho finds It Impossible to resist tlie temptation to hug and kUs any good looking woman who comes IIH ! way. The police magletrato Informed him that ho would maku the as sessment $10 a fit , and ho had to pay for ono on the spot. There ha been none since. Alderman Hacker of Brooklyn Is a. philan thropist also a real estate dealer. He has ottered to the flnt family that Is blessed with twlna in hU district a. house rent free as long as they want to occupy It. To the first family that registers triplets he offers to give a house and lot. Triplets are now regarded as an unqualified bit twine 1" the alderman's district. I1KHO OP TI1H MOMTOH. Chicago Tribune ; The death ot AdmlrA John I-orlmor Worden In WashlnRton re call * memories ot one ot tfv most thrilling n well * ono of the most Im portant flvonts of thfi wnr. It wiu Admiral Worden , then n lieutenant- who com manded Krtesaon'a ridiculed Monitor when that epoch-making cratt dofenloil the Merrl mac below Newport News. Ho was. saverely wounded In that uncountnr , niul during tin rest ot thu wnr ho had clmrgo of IroncUi building In New York. Admiral Wordci \VJH Mme * : tlm List of the hcroca ut the grertt conlllrt. Olobe-Deiiipornt : IJ Admiral Worden hni died t\venty-flv * or thirty years ago hl obituary would have filled n much larger plRcu proportionately In the newspapers that It does now. in the third of n ccnturj which hns paused since the clrwe ot the wnr lh public knowledge of nil Its pattlel pants except the principal tlgures has faded Had his dentli occurred nt any tlmo wlthli n dozen years after 1X61 ! nobody In the United Stntes wculd have hnd to ask whci seeing his nnmo In the papers. "Who'B Wor den ? Still his exploit In overcoming tht Merrltnac hnd such u profound influence 01 the fortunes of the eombntants In the wn und on the naval nrchltecturo of the worli that the nnmo of Worden and the Monlto will live In history. Detroit I'Vco Press : The death of Hear Admiral John \j. \ Worden nt Wnshlngton yes terday revives mninorics ot one of the mos romarknblo events In naval warfare , tin celebrated tight between the Monitor < un Mcrrlnuc nt Hampton Holds on the Oth o March , 1S62. lieutenant Worden comuiaiulci the slinngo little crnft , or "cheese-box , " n It was derisively called , which engaged the rebel Ironclad steamer , nnd after a terrific coulllct ot tour hours totally disabled his antagonist. This celebrated engagement li which Lieutenant Worden bore so consplcu oils a piirt revolutionized the navies of the world , ii result which has given the Monitor's commander a permanent place on the page o American history. Though wounded In the encounter , Lieutenant Worden was soon able to resume his duties nnd hcrvi-d with grea gallantry till the close of the war , utter which hln navnl career continued until the close nt the yer 1SSG , when he wns placet upon thu retired list. IOWA. ntKss rn.iMiitvr. DCS Molnes Capital : Iowa has not a spot within Its borders which Is two and one- lial' miles distant from a school house am not ono family In ona hundred Is moro thai one and one-halt miles from ono. Iowa Is nil right , even If the bureau of publicity at the democratic state committee headquarters docs say It Is all wrong , Sioux City Journal : The United States supreme court dcclJed against the Southern Pacific Hallroad company In a case Involving title to 700,000 acres of land In California declared by congress to bo forfeited lo tht general government. Yet thcro are per sons who say that the courta are In the control of the corporations. Davenport Democrat : Summing up the dry wrather and the wet , 'the ' cold and tin. heat , the days of sunshine and those o clouds , the crop year that has Just closet Ins far moreof good fortune than 111 for tune In It for all those who llvo In the lies stnte In the union. The Iowa wfuther am crop service concludes Its summary as tel lows : "With all Its drawbacks nnd abnor mal conditions , however , thu season ot 1SU7 has brought forth liberal returns for the labors of the faithful tillers of the Boll The final round-up will show that the statt has produced a bountiful surplus for expor to less favored regions. " This Is whai Iowa has done every year since the plow o the pioneer first turned Its earth ; In al human probability It Is what Iowa will deTer Tor centuries to come. Ottumwa Courier : A decision was rcn- deied Saturday by the supreme court o Iowa that cannot fall to havea healthful effect. It shows conclusively that bankers In 'the ' state of Iowa must obey the law As a result of this decision , for receiving the comparatively small sum of $200 for de posit In the Bank ot Waukonat Waukon In. , after the bank was Insolvent B. P Boomer will have to servo llvo years In the penitentiary at Anamosa. The deci sion concludes as follows : "Wo have ex iunlucil all the questions presented In argu ment without Undine nnv error In this rec ord prejudicial to the defendant. The case has been presented with much care nnd abil ity , but we are satisfied that the conviction of the defendant should bo , sustained. Tin evidence of his guilt Is ample. He was Insolvent and must have known the fact and yet ho expressly authorized his ngem to receive the deposit In question. Wo can not eay thnt the punishment tor which the judgment provides Is excessive. What -\vo had ixild disposes of all the material ques tions In the case , and the Judgment of the district court Is affirmed. " KXf.IXH .007 TO Mil. ICII'M.VC. ( Copyright. 1RS7 , by Cy Wnrman. ) "Now a loroinotltc Is , next to u marine . . . . . of coun-e , the most sensitive thlntf man over maile. " Itudyanl Klllns ; la th ? AuKust S r bncr. I am not supcrsensltlvo , like Canada , thnt thrown A nt and has hysterics when sho's called a land of snows Which snow Is half her glory , o'cn as mine hides In my pull , And push , nnd spcivl , jiml como .ind jj < yet my heart Is full Of grlof and Indignation. Firjt off , you mrlte mo "he , " And rate mo 'long- with stntinnaryvc.tcr boilers. We ( I speak for all my sisters all who \vuir : the petticoat , * For we are "ladles" every one , aye , oven to tlu- Goat ) " Wo all are proud to have eugairad the pen of one who may At will depict the eagle less Imiiojlngr than the jay ; Who only needs to pause , and touch , or breathe upon the strings Of the mute lyre , and lo , thu songless slum- foeror wakes ami sings , And all the glad world listens to the songs that rlso and swell. Dlanie not my poor Interpreter for he , too , lovea you well. He loves your friend , JIcAndrows , too , who loved his engines so ; The engines Calvin might have made , "enor mous , " aye , hut "slow. " My driver also loves me. Ho knows the sort of steeV Of which my wheels and ribs are wrought , und whns It is to fuel My hot tiruath on his upturned face ; to test my speed unit po'iser ; Whlln holding mo against the night at eighty mil an hour , id you call Ihcse moro sensitive who flounder In the sea , Or drlvo tlm tug or boll the sine more ftensltlvo than we. Who nhow ourselves In half an hour in half a dozen toiviiH. And sound our hells by running brooks nnd whistle on the downs ; I thank you kindly , Kipling , for thn kind word * you have said , I'd blush to vvum uniiruteful. yet when my driver read : "Next to marine engine" O ! Nigger-stoked at HL'ii ! Well , when It all carne homo to him , ho shot ono L'laneu at mo , The sunset shimmering o'er my sides and on my burnished bell , And whHo steam llntteilng from my dome as wo dropped down the dell. Wn passed a ferry coughing low , nnd sliding cross a stream ; The driver pulled my whistle valve nnd madn mo fairly scream ; "Wl ! Wl ! w.i'-eh the world go by ! " you should have seen his smllo ; The clock hands marking forty-seven see- onilH to the mile. I hope It was not vanity. The engine In the mill That tolls and runs from year to year , tho' always standing1 still , ICxcllos my pity. Uko a fettered felon In liin chains She tolls on patiently , while I go romnlns o'er tlm : > mln . I'm Hiiro too lumbering onglno that rolls In a twisting pea Would gladly , gladly come ashore nnd roam thu earth tAlth mo. She knows ( hero Is a "world" somewhere that she has never seen , She knows shu has u holler , too , somewhere beloiv the green I.lnu of the ocean. Now 'tho ' driver hooked my lever bark A no lob , and , leaning listened to thu flutter of my stack. We paswed a little thresher engine , uwcallng In a Held , And how tny heart went out to her , runt-red and half concealed In xmoko and dust , The driver lightly laid bin band on mtt. Anil touched my throUlo half a hair , 'n I foil the touch. Says tin : "Did you read what that rooster writ , 'boui sensitive machines ? " "Yes , " said the llremnn ; "that's a Joke. " 1'was writ for the marines. " Draft , or HfllnK pipe. A yard Cy Wurman , Jn HIM iM.KKPIMI CAR MMSMATR. Kansas City Star : The death of Mr. Pull man Is not likely to create any panic In sleeping car rates. Chicago C'hronlclo : Pullman took th world's loll for contrrbntlnR lo the world'i comfort In ono particular , but his treatment of labor Is n blemish upon n life which sprang from Iho ranks of labor , and , whlla iu one cart deny him what tribute Is juM to the mtcce.isful , he will not bo regarded gen erally < \s an admirable man. Denver News : Mr. Pullman developed & flnincl.il ability and an executive rapacity that was remarkable , and thrso iinalltles must be cheerfully conceded to him. Hut In connection therewith ho also developed granplng avarice , a cold-blooded nnd heart less policy toward his employe * , and a total disregard ot the opinion of the people , that made him cord Lilly disliked by ( he mitsca. Kansas City Journal : It Is true Mr. Pull man grow Immensely rich from the proceeds ot hh Invention , hut the world would nnu'h rather have i\ild the price than done with out It. It Is said by those who know bUn Intimately that ho iicrfonned many worthy and phltinthroplc ! deeds , or which the worM hoard nothing. U Is certain that his luitna will go down In lilslory as ono of thu world's great Inventors or. rather , as the originator of one of the world's most useful Inventions. Chicago Tribune : One thing should be re marked In the career of the late ( Jpirge M. Pullman. He owed hla giertt wealth not to special privileges , but to natural ability niul force exhibiting Itself In Inventiveness unJ organising strength. In n republic In whuh a man stni-ling llfo with nothing but biMlns nnd energy can achieve Mr. Pull HMD'S wealth nnd position within the sp.u-e or less tlmn sixty years there Is no t-anso to despair. In fo'to ' of all the vnpovlngs ot the prufra- filonnl pessimists. Chicago Times-Herald : If It Is anything to have added to the comfurt mid p.olonseti the lives of millions ot human beings ( icorgn M. Pullman's place < \mung the remarkahlo men ot the nineteenth century will rem.ilii secure for many years to come. His career was typically American. His opportunities wereno greater than those granted to ninety out of every OIIQ hundred young men. lie 10 . > trout poverty and Inconspicuous position to great wealth and piemliience by the effort of a htrong will and an unusually alert mind. Chicago Hecord : Mr. Pullnun , Indeed , was a typo of the advanced business man. nl n\3 looking forward to prognwi'lvo ventures m business. If he failed to meet some ot thn moro urgent problems of the day in an equally liberal nplrll , It may be said lh.it ho was undoubtedly guided by conviction , and thnt he had In him noiio of tint element of doubt which differentiates the thinker from the man of affairs nnd which causes sumo men to eco the strength of their opponents' contention even before they can see that of their own. Imllnnapollf ) Journal : The fact remains that somehow or other the community of Pullman was , In a sense , a failure and a disappointment tt > Us builder ; It wns doubt less a disappointment from another point of view to the people who composed It. Its history has proved how dilllrult. If not Impossible. It Is for ono man to regulate the lives of others when hit ) motive Is philanthropic and his labors entirely for the UL'tterment of their condition It Is certain to be n long time before any ptililic spirited capitalist tries a similar expeilmeiit. Minneapolis Journal : The secret of his success Is simple. lie was VunKee enough to invent a good thing and Yankee i nuiiKh to get the profits out of It himself instead ot selling It to somebody else to < ; cM ru-h on. Ho did things himself. He built bis own town , which now. has 11.000 people , 'Viid r.tn ) Ills cwn business In his own uiy Outs.do of this , nobody can nccuso Mr. Pullman of being n great nnd good man. He has fur nished the traveling public with ma ninvent accommodations , but Hie traveling public hao paid well for them and has made Mr. Pullman rich. Detroit Kreo Press : As a model city , sup plied with every modern convenience and resource - source philanthropy could suggest and wealth supply , Pullman should have been an earthly paradlso for the worklngmen. Hut the great strike of lS8'i revealed to Mr. Pullman and to the world that outward apptar.u.ied . , coupled with oppressive condjtlons. ill not make laboring men and women happy or rnn- tented. Squalid surroundings and Individual freedom will bo preferred by them every time , rather tlnn .Improved and beautiful homes , combined with personal fiiibjecthin lo a wealthy corporation. Mr. Pullman's great est and only genuine success wna his fortunate - nato Invention nnd his business skill In iU development. IIIIAMS OK .MIIITII. Detroit Free Pro's : "What made IIlRh- lly quit trnelng lifn family tree ? " "Found om ot Ills ancestors hanging to n limb of It. " Cleveland Leader : He The fclent's's now claim that' ' kissing will cure dyspepsia. She Well , here's he.ilth , ( n you ! And the Hound could have been heard a 5 < iuare away. Puck : .labberti I woke up last night itnd found a burglar in my room. Havers Catch him ? Jabber. Certainly not. I'm not making a collection of ji'nir--'s Weekly : "How comes It , sir , that when I ask you for a No. 5 shoe you Clve mo a No. 7V" "Why , my dear sir , you'll be so proud of these shoes' that your feet will swell. " Chicago Tribune : Philanthropic- Caller ( nt J.ilDly friend , have you any religious convictions ? Avery Iladdun Well , I reckon that's what you might call 'cm. I was Bent hero fur robbln' a church. Cleveland 1'lnln Dealer : "Tell me , dear , nm I the first man you ever kissed ? " "You are Iho first one who was mean and suspicious enough to ask me that question. " Chicago News : Widow Have yon read the will ? Lawyer I have tried to , but It Is In your lalo IniPhniid'a l'aiuwrftngand ! 1 cnn't ninko anything out of it. Widow Well , If you can't make anything out of It there can \ > a hut little In It for anyone ono else. Harper's TJazor : "What , that gl-int ? What on earth has knocked him upV" demanded Samson. "Why , bo had n little touch ot mulnrla thu other night , and ho got up to liiUu a few quinine pills , and In tlie dark he swal lowed six golt-balla by mistake. " sulrt Henry. . i ' \.VIHRTY. i . Detroit Journal. The frost Is on thii pumpkin , The chill Is In ( hu ali- When we rise , HO put we on thereat Our heavy underwear. Hours flit , tlie HMII'H no genUl As ho < was In August , quite , Anil so there I.H it hot tlmn In tlio old town , i'ii > the night. UIIV III ] M3VI2II TOM ) HIS I.OVK. MlnnciipnllH .Inuiiial. I mot her at tlio brill ono night , And with her whirled the many waltz ; I looked Into her dark bhio eyes And know h r hearr 'iotild nu'er bo falsa , Upon the windy beach at.'Rli' ' . When stars weru shining overlie. id , \Vo VMIIC' ] < | aloud nor noted how The Hying moments wwlftly sped , In Hhnily nook , In bower pool , Wo whlln away the Hummer day With laugh and Jest , whlln ut our feet Wo .patched tha lights and almdow * Play. I never ( old her of rny love ; Kear checked the words I fain would speak , She cost her , pa five tbou' n year Jly Hilary vus ten u week. THE RED SEALS 9 - * y On thu paeluiBc of $ ! - M I > OSTUM % protect you from 'L IMITATIONS | . . . .