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18 THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : SUNDAY , OCTOBER 1G ; 1808 ,
THE OMAIIA SUNDAY BEE r _ . . , . * 13. UOSUWATKIt , Kdltor. PUBLISHED 13VEKY MORNING. TERMS OP 8UBSCIUPTION : Dally Be * ( Without Sunday ) , Ono Yenr.J6.OI Dally Jli. and Sunday , On * Year. . . . . . S.CK Hlx Months > 4.CM Three Months 2.0 Htmdny Be . Onn Vfar 2.W Baturday Bee , Ono Year 1.8 * Weekly Dee , Ono Year 6 ; OFFICES. Omaha : The Bee Building. South Omaha ; Sinner Block , Corner In and Twenty-fourth Streets. Council Blurts : 10 Pearl Street. Chicago Ofllce : 002 Chamber of Com merce. New York : Temple Court. Washington : 501 Fourteenth Street. CORRESPONDENCE. All communications relating to news anil editorial matter chould bo addressed : Tc the Editor. Editor.BUSINESS LETTERS. All business letters and remittances should bo addressed to The Ilee Publishing Company , Omaha. Drafts , checks , express nnd postofllca money orders to bo made payabln to the order of the company. THE BEE PUBLISHING COMPANY. STATEMENT OF CIRCULATION. ' State of Nebraska , Douglas County , ES : George B. Tzschuck , Decretory of The Bee Publishing company , being duly sworn , says that the actual number of full and complete copies of The Dally , Morning , Evening nnd Sunday Bee , printed during the month of September , 1533 , was aa fol lows : Less returno and unsold copies. . . 10,45 ! ] Not total sales .702,05-1 Not dally average 25,08i GEORGE B. TZSCHUCK. Sworn to before rno and subscribed In m > presence this 30th day ot September , 1S9S. N. P. FEIL , Notary Public. WELCOME TO THE UKE BUILDING No vialtor to Ouinba and tlte exposition nhoiilil no army without IniipcctliiB Tito Bee bullillnR , the InrKcot news paper lintiainff In America , mid The lice nevrumper plant , conceded to bo the finest between Chlcuco and Ran Krniiclaco. A cordial tvelcomo ! extended to all. Joiies not only pays tbo freight now ndays but settles Indian disturbances ni well. Omaha continues right at the top notcl In the percentage of Increase In weeklj bank clearings. Jack Frost has made his appearanci lu the south and Yellow Jack Is pre paving to Hoc out of fear of being bitten I'arls Is now a military camp and thi next thing we may hear from Franci Is , liable to bo a call for more Amcrlcai war correspondents. President McKluley's stinging rcbuki ito tbo popocratlc war critics proves i ( bo the most popularly received sentl incut of his Omaha speech. President McKlnlcy Is traveling wltl a retlnuo of private secretaries am clerks , but be has left the eueyclopedli at homo and docs not miss It. The Indiana window glass factorlei hnvo been reopened. But that shouh bo no excuse for people who llvo li crystal bouses to throw stones. The street cars In Greater New i'orl arc to bo utilized for campaign pur poses by being adorned with portraits o the most prominent candidates for oillcc There are still a few more congresse "to " bo held In Omaha before November 1 The congress of men who deal In futures officially known as the Congress of Lili cral Ilollglous , conies this. week. The Interstate Commerce commlssloi Is going to Investigate rate cutting one more. The Interstate commission ha n fatuity of falling to llnd what every body sees that would do credit to a bllui man. That wns a neat compliment paid t Theodore Roosevelt by Joseph Choate the most eminent of American lawyers when he said that the coming govcrno of Now York bad a ucck that was to etltt to wear any collar but his own. The complacency with which the pec pie are bearing the war taxes is auothe conclusive evidence that business pros pcrlty Is not only returned , but Is fui ntshlng the fund from which the ta : gatherer draws freely without material ! Impairing the productiveness of th people. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ With 50 per cent Increase Just ordere In tlio capital stock of the Pullman coii pany , the demand for a reduction o sleeping car rates should take a now In petus. When tbo stock can bo watere to such au enormous extent the Urn ought to bo tit baud for some relief fc the patron. Everything that has been said wlthl the Inner recesses of the Paris peac commission Is presumed to be kei etrlctly secret. But the enterprlslu American correspondents In Paris coi tinuo to penetrate the recesses of tli commission's chambers , and cable bora all that Is said and a great deal that I not said. President McKluley makes a goo point In his St. Louis speech In whic ho emphasizes the Improvement'in tl national credit by reason of the re-e tnbllshed confidence In the monetary li togrlty of the country and the revival < prosperity bluco ho entered upon the li cumbcncy of his olllco. How the wti could possibly have been financed ha the whole financial fabric been sha tured by the triumph of the free sllvt inflationists is a question over whlc every thoughtful citlzeu may well poi Ucr In all seriousness. 1 CLOSE OF TI1K PEACE JUBILEE. The national pence Jublleo celebration nt Omaha , which was concluded yes * tcrday , has proved n phenomenal suc cess. From every point of view It has eclipsed all patriotic popular demonstra tions that have ever taken place wesl of the Mississippi. The ovation to Pres ident McKluley and bis cabinet and the heroes 6f the war was n ppontancoiiF outburst of popular enthusiasm nevni surpassed. The vast assemblage thai greeted the eminent guests of the occa sion in the streets of Omaha and on the exposition grounds must have been Im pressed with the magnificence of the decorations and Illuminations of the city as they were undoubtedly with the edify ing spectacle presented by the nearly 100.000 people wedged In front of the grandstand to sec and hear President McKlntoy , The Jubilee celebration bus afforded a most auspicious opportunity for the firs ! lopulnr rejoicing over the dowuleucc ol sectionalism and the advent of true ua- Iqnallsni In the personal greetings ol ho people from the south and the north , It has afforded also an occasion for ) opular receptions to the representative ncn from the various sections of the country ns well as to the diplomatic rep resentatives of foreign countries , who iolued In the Jubilation over the trl- unpli of American arms and the restora tion of peace and prosperity to the United States. To the exposition management the icaco jubilee 1ms been a most gratify- ng testimonial to an achievement with out a parallel In the annals of Inter national expositions. It has brought ic i climax the stupendous enterprise which they had taken up and prose cuted In the face of most adverse con ditions , placing Its financial success be- i-oml possibility of reverse. For Omaha the peace jubilee will be an ever memorable period that will be snown as the red letter week In Its en eer. Every citizen of Omaha will poinl back to jubilee week with pride as he ivlll to the exposition Itself , which has contributed more to make Omaha's en terprise and public spirit known and ad mired throughout the land than all othei "actors In Its growth. PEni'LEXINO L.UJUK MOSLEMS. Life , liberty and the pursuit of hap pliiess are enumerated in the Dcclarutioi of Independence as the Inherent and In alienable rights of every human being The pursuit of happiness ns defined bj the highest judicial tribunal In the lam is the right of every man and womai to earn au honest livelihood and cnjoj the products of his toll. The right of men to associate them selves for mutual protection and im provement of their condition Is recog nlzed as incidental to their right to can au honest livelihood. As a natural se quence , trades unions and labor organl zatlons arc legitimate outgrowths of 0111 Industrial system. Only when organized labor Infringe ! on the Individual right of every othei man to earn an honest livelihood doe : Its action ' gives rlso 'to legal compllca tious. The strike nnd the lockout an the more aggravated forms of resistanci to the aggressions of capital or demandi of organized labor. While arbltratioi has been recognized as the most de sirable method of settling difference ! between employers and wage workers It can bo effective only where both par ties accept the verdict as binding upoi tuimi. Unfortunately , however , there are ar rogant and unreasonable employers wh < never find anything jto arbitrate am belligerent and unreasoning labor lead ers and wage workers who prefer to tes their strength lu a strike to submlttln ; the righting of their grievances to arbl tratlon. The bloody conflict at Home stead In 1892 might have been nvertei but for the domineering and stubbon manager of the works , who nt grea cost Imported armed mercenaries t ( overawe his employes rather thau pur sue peaceable methods. The horribl butchery of Pennsylvania miners by ai overzealous sheriff last year nearly prc clpltated an Insurrection and the recen murderous conflict between the luiportei Alabama negro miners and the strlklni white laborers In the Illinois coal mine only emphasizes the constant menace t which the country Is exposed from re pcatcd labor riots that In most case could be prevented. While the right of the Alabama ne groes to work for lower wages than ar demanded by the white miners of th north cannot bo called In question , 1 becomes a serious problem whether thel Importation to take the places of mei who have a higher standard of Jlvlni aud therefore cannot subsist on Alabam ; wages docs not furnish nn Incentive fo lawless resistance. In any event th conflict at the Illinois mines is euggestlv of similar disturbances In the no dis tant future unless some way Is fouui for repressing the greed of capital a well as suppressing forcible Intcrfcrcnc by labor , with labor. A VETERAN STATESMAN Off EXPANSION Hon. George S. Boutwell of Massn chusetts , who was secretary of the treas riry In the first administration of Pros ! dent Grant , recently delivered nn ad dress on the imperialistic tendencies I American foreign policy , In which h presented some cogent argument against territorial expansion. Th veteran statesman declared It t bo his opinion that evil consequences o the most serious character arc no only probable but that they are luevlti bio as Incidents of the policy ou whlc the country Is entering. Mr. Uoutwell said the Inevitable ques tlons lu connection with territorial m qulsltlon are : Shall wo treat the peopl and territories that wo may acquire a prospective states , or shall wo deal wit them as perpetual colonies ? The o > patisloulsts say that the new possession arc never to bccomo states of the Amoi lean union , but by what authority , c by what example , or by what teachlnt ttbked Mr. Boutwell , may this countr find justification for the seizure aud ai proprlatiou to Its jurisdiction of vut populations alien populations upon th avowed purpose of denying to them ante to their descendants forever the nccui touied rights of American citizenship In what American precedent onu this government find shelter for the doctrine that It may Pclzo communities , cxcrclso Jurisdiction over territories and deny to the Inhabitants the right of self-govern ment ? There Is 110 such precedent , 'un less Alaska furnishes it , which the most ultra expansionist will hardly assort. Mr. Boutwell urged that wo should bo consistent lu our form of government , If we cannot be wise lu fact. If wo are compelled to choose between vassal populations to bo now counted by mil lions aud at the cud of the twentieth century to be counted by tens of mil lions , or the endowment of the sovereignty eignty of statehood upon Ignorant , In capable , dangerous communities and tribes who know nothing of the great work nuil responsible duties of self-gov ernment , let us at least preserve the forms of the republic even if Its prin ciples must perish. Mr. Boutwell de clared that when we create n vassal pop ulation within the republic , the republic becomes a despotism. When , lu the same country , wo have provided for a governing class aud a subordinate class , wo have established an oligarchy , what ever may bo the difference in numbers of the two classes. Whenever wo have two classes of citizens , some governing and some subordinate , wo shall have admitted the Imperfcctness of the form of government which our ancestors set up and wo shall have paid a fatal and humiliating tribute to the supremacy of the aristocratic and monarchical govern ments of the world. Mr. Boutwell held that annexation , In whatever form It may be made , means citizenship for the Inhabitants of the countries annexed nnd ho said that all the permanent residents of Hawaii arc now citizens of the United States. lu this Mi' . Boutwell presents a proposi tion of vital concern to the American people , for If It bo a fact that by virtue of annexation all the permanent resi dents of Hawaii the Chinese and Japa nese ns well as the natives of the Islands became American citizens , the same rule or principle will neces sarily apply to the Inhabitants of Porto UIco and whatever ot the Philippine archipelago shall become American ter ritory. Manifestly the same rule must be applied to all and the American people ple should consider very seriously what It will mean to confer American cltl- zcnshly upon these alien and to a con siderable extent seml-clvlllzed peoples. What troubles and dillleultles and dan gers such a policy would bring us no man Is wise enough to foresee , though every one who has given the subject In telligent consideration must realize that more or less trouble and danger would bo Inevitable. THE CUBAN DEBT ISSUE. Last Friday's session of the joint peace commission was occupied entirely In the discussion of the Cuban debt issue raised by the Spanish commissioners. The exact stains of this question has not been authoritatively disclosed , but the understanding Is that Spain asks that the United States shall In some way assume responsibility for tbo pay ment of this debt , either agreeing to take It off the hands of Spain or pre scribing conditions for Its payment , in whole or lu part , by the government to be established In Cuba. The American commissioners are understood to be firmly opposed to the United States tak ing any cognizance of the Cuban debt , regarding it as a matter altogether Ir relevant to the peace negotiations. It will bo luterestlug to note the char acter of this indebtedness , nearly ov quite all of which was created by the Spanish government In Its efforts to suppress Cuban Insurrections. In 1878 , 1882 , 1880 , Spain progressively con solidated the debts and engagements contracted to put down the great rising of 18GS-1878 In Cuba and the deficits arising out of budgets , in which the revenue always fell short of the credit * required for these debts aud the cost ot maintaining Spanish rule. The Cuban consols of 1880 , $124,000,000 , , were again Insufficient and In 1800 the govcrnmcnl proposed the conversion of the 0 yci cent bonds of 1SSO. For this purpose the Cortes authorized , the creation of $175,000,000 of 5 per cent bonds , $141- 000,000 to take the place of what was left of the bonds of 1886 and ? 34,000OOC to consolidate deficits , war note Is sues and other floating debts accumu lated between 1880 aud 1800. Only the latter portion ? 34,000,000 of the Issue of 1800 was placed , the conversion ol the debt of 18S6 was not carried out anil the $141,000,000 of 5 per cent bonds were lodged In the colonial office al Madrid , from which they were taken bj the government of Senor Castillo , Ir 1895 , to be used for the expenses of tlu Cuban war that broke out In February of that year. Besides these bonds , It li stated that Spain has actually ralsci more than $300,000,000 guaranteed bj tbo national treasury , though on papci stated to bo advanced to the Cubai treasury for re-ostabllshlug order ane Spanish rule. It Is only necessary to consider tin origin of and the purposes for which tin Cuban debt was created no iuconslder able part of which went Into the pockett of corrupt officials In order to see bo\\ preposterous Is the pretension of th < Spanish government that the Uultcc States should assume the debt or anj part of It , or that an Independent gov eminent In Culm should bo pledged tc Its payment. Tlio plea that the Uultc < States should reimburse Spain for tin public buildings and other public prop erty In the forfeited territory Is uttcrlj specious and untenable. Necessarily this property goes with the territory aud it Is manifestly absurd to claln that it should be paid for. Of course the Spanish government finds earnesi support and encouragement In Its con tcntlous from the holders of Its bond ! In France , but this will not help It. The United States has asked no nionej indemnity of Spain , though it mlgh justifiably , In vlow of numerous prccc dents , have done bo. Our magnanimity In this respect Is recognized by every nation except the ouo that profits by it The war bus cost this country betweei $300,000,000 and $400,000,000 aud more money is still to bo expended before the task it has undertaken Is completed We cannot , lu justice to ourselves , as sumo nny financial obligations of Spain , we should not reimburse that country for nny property It has lost througli war and we cannot with a proper re gard for the future Interests nnd wel fare of the Cuban people require thai they shall pay any part of Spain's debt , In this matter wo must make no con cession , jora MATCHES. Kansas has always been a state ol freaks and fads. It Is not therefore surprising that a rather unique combina tion comprising Mrs. Mary E. Lease , ex-Govornor Morrlll , Governor Lcedy , Mrs. Eugene Stanley nnd other emlneul Knusans of both sexes have started 11 movement for the promotion of love matches. The Initial Inspiration for this now de parture is furnished by the sacrifice on < he altar of love nnd wedlock on the part of Howard Gould. The new Kan sas love match Incubator has announced a plan to reimburse Mr. Gould the $5,000 , 000 he Is said to have forfeited by mar rying Miss Kntherinc Clcmmous. Ac cording to the grapevine telegram whlcli connects a Chicago paper with Wichita , Kan. , the trifling lost legacy Is to be made up by means of church social and homo talent entertainments. It it expected that the woman's clubs throughout the country will promptly take up the plan and give momentum to love matches without waiting for the aid or consent cither of Indulgent pnrcntt of the groom or of his future uiother-lu- law. law.That That this movement is destined to be come popular among spinsters and sprinters Is a foregone conclusion Whether the $5,000,000 will be raised foi Howard Gould next week or next ycai Is not as material as that his course should be applauded by the women whc associate lu clubs and gather In clul houses to formulate schemes for th ( amelioration of suffering humaulty. A PEHMANENT MUSEUM. More than ton years ago The Bee ear uestly advocated the erection of a per ; niaucut exposition building In Omahr with a view to utilizing the structure for nnnuiil Interstate expositions. Incl dentally the establishment of a pcrma nent museum lu connection with the ex position was contemplated as a reposl tory for products of the farm , fores aud mine. The same Idea was later advanced bj The Bee on a more extensive scale ai the natural outcome of the Tniusmlssls sippl Exposition. The Field museum o : Chicago , for which the World's fair ex hiblts furnished the most valuable am Interesting foundation , affords tauglbh proof that the Idea advanced by Tin Bco many years before the World's fall Is practicable. It goes without baying that what hai been done In Chicago and later In Sai Francisco can be done ill Omaha. W < have among tbo exhibits of the Trans mlsslsslppl Exposition abundant mate rial for a great museum. Much of thli material has been collected and coiitrlb uted for the sole purpose of advcrtlslui the resources of the several states am territories. It has served the puryosi well since Its Installation at the cxposl lion and can be made useful still furthe : to promote the growth and dovclopmen of the trausmiRslssippl country whei placed in a permanent museum in tb.Ii city. Thousands of tourists , homcseck ers and capitalists looking for Invest meals would view these exhibits ever ; year and would there get their first 1m presslon of the productiveness of tin greater west. Now that the close of the exposltloi is In sight It is In order to take actioi for the acquisition of such exhibits a can be procured for the proposed mu scum. There Is no doubt that the com mlssloners of many of the states can b Induced to donate or depo.sit a. great par of the mining , forestry and agrleultura exhibits for permanent display In a pub lie museum under the care of the cit ; of Omaha. This collection in duo tlnn would receive valuable aUdltion through contribution or purchase. Fev places in America are better suited fo a great museum than is Omaha aui none would afford greater promise o future acquisition of museum material. LABOH QUESTION IN HAWAII. A question of no little Interest Is tha of the future of labor in Hawaii. Th sugar planters of the Islands want th contract system continued. They desir- - to bo permitted to go on importlni Asiatic , labor. In their memorial to th commission to recommend to congres legislation for Hawaii these planters "so forth that ItIs open to question whethe any considerable number of America ! laborers will be content to accept th wages which the Hawaiian agriculturn industries can afford to pay and tha the necessities of the country are im mediate nnd pressing. They estlmat that during the next twelve months thcr will be needed not less than 7,000 In borers In addition to those now In th country and they wish to supply thes from China , Japan and Portugal , wher the very cheapest labor can be had li abundance. What response will congress make t this request of the Hawaiian suga planters ? We have a law forbiddlni the Importation of laborers under con tract. Shall we apply this excellent res ulatlon , which Is heartily approved b ; nearly all the American people , to Ha wall , or shall we allow the sugar plant ers there to import additional thousand of coolies , to share the condition o those who are little It any better ol than slaves ? The planters may be ex pected to bring all the pressure to bea possible to secure the privilege the ; want. They will urge that If it Is de nled them their interests will bo greati ; damaged. We do not know what 1m prcsslon they made upon the commU slon , but wo cannot think it posslbl that congres/j / will seriously couslde their request. Contract labor is so re puguaut to the American people tha few congressmen will venture to advo cate it even for Hawaii. Referring to this matter the Sprint ; field Republican suggest * that If tin American sugar growers do not protcs against such discrimination they wll display a di-plorablc luck of spirit. Uu doubtcdly they will be heard from lit due time nnd lu no uncertain way' , Meauwhlle It Is safe to predict that thu Hawaiian sugar planters will .not get what they wish. While' re-amalgamation of the Oregon Short Line and the Union Pacific 1m 9 nqt resulted from the recent annual lueot- Ings of their directorates , the announce ment Is made that the latter owns the controlling share of the stock of its former branch and that the management of thi > two roads will be along mutual lines of policy. The Independence of these two complementary railroads maybe bo maintained in name and form for some time , but they are bound to be operated lu close communion , because they are lu their very nature to all In tents and purposes a single railroad route. Centralization and consolidation of railroads has been the order ever since the railroad system of the country began to take shape back in the ' 50's , and the process is by no means yet completed. One of the weekly trade reviews calls attention to the fact that In almost every line of business trade Is now transacted on a narrower margin of profit thau In the boom times before the financial de pression of 1SS)3. ) This change Is un deniable , but It Is not a bad slgu. , It simply means that the tendency of cap ital to be eatlsfled with smaller proportionate tionate returns is more marked and that the laborer's share of the product of mod ern Industrial methods Is growing greater. The iloctriue of the tendency of profits to a minimum Is one of the teachings of the old political economy that , though often attacked , Is demon strated over and over again by the per sistent fall in Interest rates and the narrowing margins of business promo tion. to Success. Kansas City Star. In the future all the big expositions will have to have an Omaha day. . Getting HlH Work In. Detroit Journal. Notwithstanding the sneers of the other crowned heads , Nicholas goes right on dis arming China. Million * lit the Ilenl. Philadelphia. Ledger. If It IE decided that -wo shall annex the Philippines , wo should get rid of this In dian fight and prepare to tackle 9,000,000 moro savages. A Welcome \lnltor. Sprlngfleld ( Mass. ) Republican. The reception to the president west of the Mississippi Is very cordial , as was to have been exported. It Is McKlnley's first visit ! to that section of the country since his nomination for the presidency. No Fortune * In Philadelphia Record. Rear Admiral Miller warns adventurous spirits that there are no fortunes waiting to be gathered in Honolulu , though ho thinks there Is a great future for the Islands. Dut even that much cannot be predicted -with positlveness. Much will de pend upon the action of tbo volcanoes. Not Snt'li n HerlotiH Mutter. Washington Star. A statistician declares that the -wheat supply will soon bo Insufficient to provide the world with bread. This condition will probably occur at just about the same time that the coal supply Is exhausted , aa sci entists predict , so that there would be nc fuel with which to bake It , anyhow. nich Men nn Springfield Republican. The -will of the late Thomas F. Bayard re veals the fact that his estate amounts to a sum estimated at between $50,000 and $75- QOO , a very modest fortune indeed. The question arises , why all this talk about the need of a rich man as cmbossador to Eng land , If Mr. Bayard could servo four yeara In that capacity without ample private re sources to draw upon ? And there was a man who held his own dignified place and was well liked In England. A 1'riEc Heyoml Itcnch. Philadelphia Ledger. H will cause a feeling of regret that It has been found Impossible to ralso the Vlzcaya and add her to the American navy. There were particularly covetous thoughts con cerning this vessel , not because she was better than others of the fleet destroyed be fore Santiago , but because whllo the excite ment of the blowing up of the Maine was at fever heat the Vlzcaya appeared In New York harbor In all her grim beauty. More over , on a previous occasion , the commandet Is said to have given utterances reflecting on the ability of any vessel In the United States navy to cope with his ship. r German Opinion. Philadelphia Press. German public opinion has been greatly affected In the last three months by the appeals , utterances and articles of Qcrman- Amerlcans. This country owes much to its adopted fellow-citizens who have zealously labored to remove German prejudice against the United States. The result Is already ap parent in German readiness to see the United States the owner of the Philippines. Among these articles Is a series by Professor ser Muenstertierg of Harvard. Ills estimate of American character Is penetrating and accurate , particularly as to the study of non- practical subjects here. The university here has more students In Assyrlology than any German university In moro than one Winter. AN EXPENSIVE WOIIIC. Mlllloim Spent In Compiling ; the Ilcuord of the Civil War. New York Tribune. One of the moat expensive works eyer publl bed in this or any other country Is that ontlt ed "Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. " From a recent report It appears that the cost of the work , frcm the beginning to July 1 , amounted to the snug sura of $2,585,401.95. The cora- pllalion was begun In 1874 and Is still far frcra complete. During all that time an army offlo r has ber.n detailed to oversee the work , and a largo force of civilian clerks bate te n employed. The work has already far outgrown the orlg'nal ntent and bids fair to reach proportions - portions as gigantic , comparatively , as were the armies -which fought on both Bides in the clv.l war. More than 100 volumes have b en published , together -with nearly 200 military maps , charts , etc. , and it seemed probable until a few days ago , when the acting secretary of war put his foot down and 1 sued a stringent order on the subject , Cut iho work of the compilers would con tinue Indefinitely , or until the patience of congress and appropriations by that body s'uu d be exhausted. It is understood that the report on which the order was based showed that some of the volumes had been pdded to an outrageous extent by tha In sert on of Irrelevant matter and that which rosso ced abiolutely no Importance , his torical or otherwise , besides some which had been published lu other volumes of the same work. It now begins to seem probable that the last volume will ba issued within the next three years thirty-six years after the end of tha civil war and twenty-seven years after the compilation was begun. ni.ASTS I-'IIOM HAM'S 1I011N. Love makes fewer mistakes than learning. No church Is Chrlctlan if It falls to go about doing good. Some neoplo are willing to llvo up to their light as long as ther | eyes are bandaged. It Is our little deeds of love that are largo and our great deeds of self that are little. The difficulties In the path of duty disap pear when wo go forward as though they U'cro not there. Some men lay the loadstone of lust along side the compass of conscience and then talk about Its being n good guide. Tha preacher who talks about firing over the heads of his people hud better learn that his business Is feeding as well as firing. Man cannot do without a creed ; ho must hvo n backbone , but that Is only a part of him. If ho la all backbone , wo should call him a Dost ; with no backbone a jelly fish. SnCt'LAU .SHOTS AT TIIIJ I'l'MMT. St. Louis Republic ! Cardinal 1'arrochl's career shows that the newspaper profession Is conductive to piety. He started In life ns a reporter. Washington Star : That Ohio army chap lain with two wives has resigned. That Is right. A man cannot look after the spiritual welfare of a regiment and at the eamo time urovldo for two wives. Indianapolis Journal : It may bo meekly suggested to the clergy who are reported to uroposo a campaign against divorce that It may be well to begin with a reform In the matter of marriage. Many clergymen are conscientiously particular In solemnizing marriages , Btlll there are so many who are not that any couple can got a minister ol the gospel to marry them. Such marriages are the cause of a large part of the business of divorce courts. Philadelphia Record : Tto Episcopalian House ot Bish'ops Is dlscusFing the subject nf clandestine marriage and the propriety of adopting a rule forbidding the ministers of that church from solemnizing marriages of either party to a divorce during the life time of the other party. The discourage ment of clandestine marriages Is a part ol the civil policy In many of the states , and If supported by the rule of tbo church tlu result , no doubt , would bo salutary. The Question raised as to the remarriage of di vorced persons Is one of great difficulty Neither state nor church has been able tc find for It a satisfactory solution. I'EHSOXAI , AM > OTHERWISE. Young Jeaso James Is under bonds li Kansas City , charged with following th profession of his father. Several correspondents Insist there wen 200,000 people on the grounds on President' ] day. Two midways Induce nn expansion o vision. The campaign In Pennsylvania Is becom Ing Interesting. The Philadelphia Time refers to on esteemed contemporary ns " ; unique idiot. " It 1-s understood that contributions to Cell Harvey's democratic fund are Intended t promote nctlvo search for the lost Egyptlai art of embalming , by which Barneses am his assigns were preserved for 2,000 years. A steady diet of Boston baked bean caused a Boston lion to fall upon Its' kcepe and partially devour him. The Implied re Hectlon on the source of Boston's , greatnes was resented by banishing the ungratefu animal. Bob Fltzaimmons thinks he Is a sorel ; abused man. Ho wants $50,000 to poultlc his feelings and banish pain caused by tin refusal of a New York hotel man to glv him accommodations. Bob wants to maki a stake without working his dukes. James T. Buchanan , a Pltl'sburg lawyer was charged moro for n beefsteak In a res * taurant > than the prlco put down on the bll of fare. Ho refused to pay It , had a row was nrrest'ed , locked up and held over night Ho brought suit and was awarded $1,001 lomagcs. Congressman Sydney E. Mudcl , who hai been rcnomlnated as the republican candi date for the Fifth district of Maryland , wll have against him this time , besides tin regular democratic nominee , a candldati nominated by the negroes and one of theli own race. A New York \\oman learned. In two seconds ends what her husband has been trying t teach her for flvo years , viz , that It I unsafe to wear a watch upon her breas when she goes down town shopping. Nov the husband Is so glad that ho publishes i card thanking the thief for vindicating hi assertions and hoi declares ho will make n effort to recover the trinket. A correspondent of the Plttsburg Dlspatcl who took a snapshot of Grover Cleveland re ceutly says t'ho consecrated expre&slon o former d'ays Is no longer visible. "Ills hea < was nearly bare of hair and Its sharp com aud width from chin to cerebellum were alsi laid bare. The distended skin ot forme : times was now pallid and ilko a furled main sail. Ho looked like an engine laid by am rusted. Contrary to general belief ' 'Big Fool' Wallace , " the most not'ed ' Indian fighter tha ever lived In Texas , Is still In the flesh Bright and chipper , though somewhat feeble ho attended tbo state fair at Dallas las week , coming from his home on the lowe ; Rio Grande , 500 miles away. Wallace , whi Is now 83 years old , began fighting Indlani and Mexicans In Texas In 1834 and has llvcc In the Lone Star state ever since. She had Just eleven good hard silver del lara worth 100 cents each. Her dress pocko was not considered a safe place for the freas uro and she feared leaving it at home. Afte ; much mental cogitation the concluded tin old reliable stocking was as good as a bank Turning t'ho combination ot her garter shi went rejoicing on her way to the exposl tlon. serenely confident she would not drav on her reserve fund. It was out of react In a crowd. The discomfort of a footwclghi was somewhat annoying at first , but wltl countless attractions for the eye , the annoy ance gradually passed way. So did the shin ers. A capacious hole In the stocking Is hei only souvenir of the day her dollars rolled nway. IlKAlJUhT.1IE.Vr ON IMUMS. of AVoNtrrii Competition on Kn * < ern Knnni'rii. Philadelphia Times , Certain branches of agriculture are clearly on the decline In the New England states , but the agricultural etatlstlcs furnished by the state census , taken In Massachusetts In 1895 , show that In the aggregate the agri cultural Interests of the state are holding their own , the year 1895 showing a net gain over 18S5 of 10.73 per cent. There were marked losses during the dec ade In the production of cereals and meats , but dairy products Increased 24.11 per cent ; hot house and hot bed product * . 31.42 per cent ; poultry , 73.77 per cent , and nursery products , 32.12 per cent. In other words , the Massachusetts farmers have left off raising grain and cattle and are supplying milk , fruit , eggs and chickens and garden vege tables for tbo population of the villages and cities. This process of agricultural readjustment , Illustrated In so marked a degree. In the Massachusetts statistics , Is going on In all the states east of the Mississippi valley and the states that are most progressive lu this line are making the best showing In agricultural prosperity. The cast can't grow wheat , even cattle and swine , in competition with the great west , but It can supply Us mpldly-lncreaalng urban population with fruit , vegetables , milk , butter , cheese , eggs and poultry , and the Massachusetts farmers have found out that It la worth while to do It. _ DOMHSTIO n. Chicago Post : "Pnpn , " said the youns hopeful out for a pleasure drive , "haven't you nny money ? " "Certainly , " rcpllfd the fond parent. "Why ? " "Well , It seems to mo we're riding awfully slow. " , PlttsburR Chronicle : Mr. Pltt-Sliicc your friend Blinking married Miss Honda ho had been lending the llfo of a dog. Mr. Peiiii I'm sorry for him. "I'm not. " "Don't you sympathize with him ? " "Not nt nil. He has nothing to ilo but cat , Bleep nml nmuso hlmxelf. It's the llfo of. a pet pug dog ho leads1 , " BoMton Uencon : Landlady "That new boarder Is cither married or a widower. " Daughter Why , muniinii , he nya he s a bachelor. Landlady Don't you bellovo ho Is. TA hen ho opens his pocketl > ook to pay his board ho always turns hla back to me. Chicago Tribune : "When wo were mar ried , " sobbed the youiifr wife , "ho said h loved mo with a love moro enduring than the everlasting granite. " "And It didn't last ? " queried the sympa thizing friend. , , "Lnstl" echoed the young wife , drying her tears. "It didn't last us long n a. cedar block pavement ! " Brooklyn Life : "I have proposed to her JliBt twelve times nnd I shall not propose another time. " , . , "How superstitious you are , Mr. Blnks. " Detroit Journal : The man. she wns al most convinced , simply could not take u hint. 'I've done everything but propose to him outright ! " she protected , sudly. "I snub ( him every opportunity I set , and In his presence show the most marked preference for other ? , nnd yet It dnnsn't seem to dawn upon him for n moment that I love him ! " Ah , what fetters docs not convention fas ten upon woman ! Chicago Post : "I lenrn , " she said re- nronclifully , "that you wcro devoted to no fewer than live ulrls before you finally pro posed to me. How do I know that you fildn't make desperate love to all of them ? " "I did. " ho replied promptly. "You did ! " slid exclaimed. "Certainly , " ho returned. "You don't sup pose for a mlnuto I would bo foolhardy enough to try for BUrh n prize ns you nro without practicing a llttlo first , do you ? " WHAT SATUKI3 HAS TO SAY. S. B. Kiscr In Cleveland Leader. My learnln1 don't amount to much , I m wlllln' to admit : . I never got much nchoolln' had to work too hard and ylt I guess there's truths a man can learn by simply lookln' 'round Upon the things that grow on trees and coma up from the ground ; Thcro's sermons In the stones , they say ; 1 guess they've hit It right ; Tin-re's lessons In the , .leaves and In the wind that howls at night ; . , There's lessons In the flyln' clouds and In the brooks that now ; There's.lessons In the raindrops and tna cnwln' of the crow. . . . . . And the feller who don't know It better put his books away , . , , . And pit out n while and listen to what Ma ture has to say. I don't mirtend to be nswise as pcopla whocan write . . . Blp v-onfcs i Mit < distant stars that twln- , klo In the night : The man who's been to college aud comes out wltb a degree Is probably moro polished and far brainier than me , , But. still , when plch a feller starts to maks It plain and clear That everything upon this earth Jlst sort of happened here Jlst como nil by Itself , without no help nor Kuldln' hand , From nolhln' out of nowhere jist occurred , you understivd Why , then I ) mv ? to think of things I sea from day to day. Ami wonder If Outdoors ain't the best school anyway. Sonic folks purlcnd they don't believe In God , brcauso. you nee. They seem to think It's kind of smart to stand up and IIKI-CO With educated fellers who nro s'poscd to bo so wise And who say a man quits blznesa alto gether when he dies , But I Buess , if you'll examineyou'll dis cover that the mon Who UaVo done the greatest things on earth sill lioued to live again ! If Washington could go' to church and pralso Jehovah's name , ' It nln't no great dlsgrnco fcr slcli ns mete to do the same ! Jlst take a look around you ! God's put lessons everywhere Whv there's sermons In the thlstlo down that tumbles through the air ! OUR DAILY BULLETIN. WICHITA , Kan. , Oct. 16 , 1898. Twenty thousand whlto men who have married Into the tew civilized tribes settled In. Indian Territory have been ordered to * leave that country by today. This order was issued by the Dawcs Commission while In session at Ardraorc , I. T. ' 'There is no Policy Like Politeness" Bulwer Lylten. You'll find it here always. We welcome visitors to our store and are glad to have them feel perfectly free to roam about as they may please , with no feeling of an obligalion to pur chase anything. All we want is a chance to show our goods ; they will sell themselves if they are what the visitor wants. Our confidence in the quality and finish , and real value of our clothing , based upon the fact that it is all made in our own factory and under our own eyes , justifies our ab solute guarantee as to its good ness. We never hesitate to correct any mistake , or to re turn your money if you want it.