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THE < m.AIIA DAILY BEE : TjrPUSDAY , NOVEMBETl 3 , 1808.
Tim OMAHA DAILY BEE , 13. ROSCWATKR , Editor. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION : Dally Bee ( Without Sunday ) , One Yeur.l6.M Dally Bee nnd Banday , One Year KM Hlx Months 4.W Three Months - " " ) Sunday Bee , One Year , . . . 2.00 Hnturday Bee , One Year 1-M Weekly Bee , Ono Year Co OFFICER. Omuhn : The Boo Building. South Omaha : Singer Block , Corner N and Twenty-fourth Streets. Council Bluffs : 10 Pearl Street. Chicago Office : r-02 Chamber of Com merce. New York : Temple Court. Washington : B01 Fourteenth Street. CORRESPONDENCE. All communications relating to news and editorial matter should bo addressed : Tr the Editor , BUSINESS LETTERS. All business letters nnd remittances nhoulil be addressed to The Bee Publishing Company , Omaha. Drafts , checks , express and postofllco money orders to be made payable to the order of the company. THE BEE PUBLISHING COMPANY. STATEMENT OF CIRCULATION. State of Nebraska , Douglas County , PS. : George B. Tzschuck , secretary of The Bee Publishing company , being duly sworn , says that the. actual number of full nnd complete copies of The Dally , Morning , Evening and Sunday Bee , printed during the month of October , 1893 , was as fol lows : 17 2 IS . 1.V > . " 2S -,110 19 . Sd.BSO ' 4 J..SIO 20 . xr , zri 5 J.i.nr.i 21 . 2BtlB : 6 J.1,17-1 22 . 2.-iir. : 7 j-tir. ( 23 . arHi5 g Ji7vM : 21 . ar.iiT 9 'r,2J7 ( 10 jr , us 20 . zn'M7 It i7 ! , < 17 27 . U5-HMI 12 ai.oia 28 . U.--t8 : 13 . . . , : iioi8 29 . sr-i : 14 B7.0I8 30 . untmo ' ' ' 31 . li,05. ! ( is. . . . . . . . . . . ! u , : teeTotal Total , Hirl ( H Less unsold end returned papers. . 17,8Ut : Net total nverago 7))7l7f ) > Net dally average -5,718 GEORGE It. TZSCHUCK , Sworn to before me and subscribed in my presence this 31st day of October , 1S9S. N. P. FEIL , Notary Public. Toynter's bluff about withdrawing from the prohibition ticket will fool no body but himself. The Omaha exposition will continue to be n fruitful theme of story and picture for many years to come. Mr. Hitchcock Is for the Initiative ami referendum , and so Is Poynter , and so arc all the prohibitionists. The Navy department Is dlscoverlnR that it is much easier to make wrecks out of Spanish vessels than to make peed vessels out of Spanish wrecks. Without Indulging In wild predictions Nebraska republicans may look forward conlidently to material gains and n sub stantial victory in the outcome of the election. Wel-IIal-Wel has been resurrected as n source of cable rows dispatches , but most newspaper readers will have to consult the atlas again to got Its loca tion correctly placed. It is to be noted that while Attorney General Smyth denies that he rode on a pass and charged the state for railroad faro , he does not deny that ho rides regularly on railroad passes. Republicans have no prejudice against placing negroes In public ofllce , but no self-respecting republican can vote for a man with the record of Victor 15. Walker , were he white or black. Senator Allen is also venturing Into the predicting business. The senator ought to have learned by this time that political mathematics Is the most dan gerous and uncertain of the sciences. Put It down that the prohibitionists would not be supporting Poj liter for governor unless they were satisfied they would have his help In all their schemes to secure prohibitory legisla tion. And now the popocrats are charging the republicans with being afraid tc allow Bryan to come home. A Httk while ago they accused the republicans with being afraid to let Bryan go tc war. There Is In round numbers $240.000 , ' 000 In the gold reserve of the national treasury. Just remember this whcr some popocrat laments that there h not enough gold In the country to sits tain the gold standard. It must bo admitted that Emporoi William's system of acquiring churcluv In the Holy land by purchase Is an 1m provemcnt on the methods of certain Im portal pilgrims who preferred to tak < them by force of arms. The next Investment In new votinf booths should be an Investment In votinf machines. With voting machines tin number of election precincts , polllu ; places nnd election olllcers would be re duccd more than one-half. The boys In the two Nebraska regl monts of volunteers still In the sorvle < will not be able to vote this yrnr , bu they can consider themselves palrei with one another and rest consoled tha the effect on the result will be almos the same. Up to date the popocrata have no found n vulnerable point In the publl records of any of the candidates on th republican state ticket. This Is slmpl , further testimony to the high charade of the men chosen by Nebraska republ cans to serve us their standard bearer for 1898. Joe Koutsky , the malodorous candldat for the legislature , Is posing as a repn scntatlve of labor , although the nearet approach to labor which he has pei formed was tending bar In a bunco join In South Omaha that was so disrepute bio It had to bo dosed by the authorltlci What laboring man wants labor to b degraded by a representative who , I he had his dues , would 1m serving a liurd labor ? ncroir.v SMUT. While the campaign of 1SOS In Ne braska , which Involves the election of n United Stales senator , six congressmen and the entire list of state executive olllcers , has been exceptionally tame , the prospect for a substantial republican victory Is growing brighter every day. Reports from all sections of the stale Indicate republican gains nud fore shadow the defeat of the fusion forces. The widespread conviction that the prosperous conditions which prevail uni versally In every section of the country since the advent of McKlnley in the presidential chair are due to n great ex tent to republican policies Is making thousands of converts to the republican cause. The change of public sentiment In Nebraska does not , however , mani fest Itself by noisy partisanship. The emotional people who two years ago had been carried off by the free silver de lusion are saying little but are think ing a great deal and this class Is sure to rectify Its mistake quietly at the bal lot box on election day. Another powerful factor In turning the tide against the popocratlc sham re formers Is the tone of the anti-monopo lists In the populist ranks , with whom principle counts for more than the spoils of ofllce. These voters honestly desire to redress the grievances and abolish the abuses that had caused the revolt that called the populist party into being. They cast off allegiance to the repub lican party In the hope that the popu list party would pursue an Independent course , avoiding entangling ulllnncs ? with either of the old parties. When they find populist leaders recreant to their trust and entering Into combina tions with democrats solely for spoils of olllce , they will have no part with sham reformers and will administer the merited rebuke to them by voting the republican ticket , which In the charac ter of Its candidates and the elements of its makeup is far superior to that ol the popocrats. KUKRISrtA'D ItnlUNSON. The people of the Third congressional district must make their choice for representative In congress between Wil liam V. Norris and John S. Robinson. Without disparaging the ability ot Judge Robinson or Impugning bis In tegrity , there are many reasons why the people of the Third district should not endorse his candidacy at the polls , Judge Robinson now occupies a seat on the district bench which he should have resigned H he desired to escape the im putation that lie holds on to the place because he wants to take no chances on being out of a job In case he is de feated , or because the judicial ofllce enables him to wield a club over the heads of litigants while at the same time It affords him the opportunity to tradi with lawyers who are ambitious tc succeed him. It is a matter of common notorictj that half n dozen different attorneys have been assured of the appointment tc the vacancy on the bench If Judge Robinson Is elected to congress , as 1 was n matter of common talk at the tlm < of his nomination that he was foistec on the populists by a deal between Sou ator Allen nnd William A. Poynter. Quite apart from these considerations the people of the Third congrcsslona district should be represented In congress gross by a man whose highest aim wil bo to promote the Interests of his con stltucnts and who is In position ti serve them best because ho will be li accord with William McKlnley and hi cabinet olllcers. Such a rcpresentatlvi they can secure only by casting thel votes for William F. Norris , the repub lean candidate. Mr. Norris Is not nn untried man. II ins served the people In the loglslatur and on the bench with marked ablllt ; and unswerving fidelity. lie Is abov all things a man of the people , alway u close touch with the musses. He ha i clean record and has fearlessly cs [ loscd corruption In public places , big ! or low. He has nothing In common wit public plunderers and can be trusted t elevate the standard of the public sen Ice In bis recommendations for federa appointments. All these considerations should hav weight with the Intelligent and cot sdcntlous voter. Incidentally , the voter of the Third district are also In posltlo to rebuke the scandalous sellout b which Judge Maxwell was defeated f reuomlnatlon In the popocratlc convei tlon In order to make way for the pn furred candidate of the machine. WHAT KKKl'S DHl'AA' AWAY. In one of his campaign speeches n cently delivered Senator William A Allen makes the following pathetic m peal to tlie worshipers of the sllvei tongued warrior : Bryan's voice may not be and will not to heard among us before election. It Is to easy to keep him down there where ho 1 : There Is no use for bis regiment ; the war ! over : they are elck by the hundreds wit malarial and climatic fevers ; they should I discharged and sent home. And yet , m feltow-cltlzens , there is a determination 1 certain quarters , not necessary to bo met tloncd , to hold Mr. Bryan by military la until this election passes , that his grei voice may not be heard In the state of N < braska and In other states where there an election. What arrant demagogy ! What Is kec ; Ing Bryan a way ? The Inference sougl to be conveyed by Senator Allen Is th. Bryan Is the victim of a foul consplrac by which lie was lured Into the army I the bait of a colonel's uniform and colonel's pay , for no other purpose tin to keep him away from Nebraska ar prevent the people from hearing h thundering voice from the stump ai platform. The Impression is also give that the Third Nebraska regiment hi been purposely singled out by the Wi department to tarry In the malurl tamps of the south , when there Is no u whatever for its service , Just Iwcau and only because Bryan Is its colonel. Were Senator Allen disposed to t ( the truth nnd the whole truth he won lay the blame for the exclusion of Bryi from the Nebraska campaign on Bryj himself and next to Bryan on ( lOvurn Holcomb. Bryan knows at least tli much about war that when n man enlls us a soldier , he voluntarily subjects hit self to military law and military dlsi ullne. He cannot wear the suoulik straps nnd uniform of nn nrmy olllcor , draw nu army olllcer's pay nnd trittnp over the country delivering campaign speeches. lu this respect nu avowed candidate for president Is no different from the high private who aspires to bscninc a constable. There Is this difference , however , tint n private In the ranks must remain In the ranks uuUl mustered out or excused from service by a surgeon's certificate , while the colonel can step out at auy time except while serving lu the field by tendering his resignation. Bryan could have resigned months ago and cotdd have made his voice heard In the Ne braska campaign had he been &o dis posed. i Bryan could also have been relieved i by Governor Holcomb when the gov- ! crnor wns given the option to designate ! which of the two regiments , the First or Third , should be mustered out. Hut Governor Holcomb declined to designate either of these regiments to be mustered out , but asked for the discharge of a portion of each , so as to keep all the commissioned olllcers on Uncle Sam's pay roll. Had Colonel Bryan wanted to avail himself of the concession accorded Gov ernor Ilolcomb he could have had hlin- j self discharged among the men who i were thus favored. Evidently Colonel ' Bryan prefers to pose In the role of martyr and his absence from the tUump Is of greater service to the popocratlc cause than his presence could possibly have been. Senator Allen's judgment as to the propriety of discharging the soldiers bs- cause the war Is over Is at variance with that of General Miles and other military ofllcers of high rank. They In sist upon retaining In the service the greater part of the volunteer forces , not only as a precaution against a possible resumption of hostilities , but ns a mili tary necessity in view of the Impend- ng occupation of Cuba and other ormer possessions of Spain. The democrats are bending their nergles to the defeat of the two rcpub- lean candidates for county commis- loner in the hope of securing a demo- ratlc majority of the county board and he patronage at the disposal of that ) ody. Should they by hook or crook ucceed In beating both Kelscy and tlcrstcnd they would Immediately hold i caucus to divide up as spoils every losltion in the court house , hospital and ioor farm. Citizens who want the ouuty business conducted on economical ml business-like lines will vote for the epubllcan candidates for commissioner. The dairy interests of Nebraska are steadily growing in Importance from ear to year. No man concerned In hem who wants to nee the Industry en- 'ouraged ' should fall to record at the polls his opinion of the butterlne re- ormers who are asking re-election as an ndorsement of their expenditure of nibllc money for Imported oleo to be 'oil Inmates of state Institutions. The new Iowa State"Board of..Control . ms Issued nn order forbidding the levy of political assessments upon employes of state Institutions. The Iowa board s controlled by republicans in contrast with the popocratlc sham reformers In Nebraska , who are today holding up very person on the state payroll from ianltor to governor for 3 per cent of his annual salary * Three men have been renomlnated on the popocratlc legislative ticket who vere members of the last legislature that unseated live republicans elected to epreseut Douglas county nnd gave their seats to popocrats who had not the shadow of a title to them. Are the voters of Douglas county ready to en dorse this theft by re-electing men who had a hand In it ? In numerous Instances , In which the republican convention turned down dis credited professional assessors who make a living out of the tax lists , the democratic machine has picked up the repudiated otliceseekers nnd given them places on the democratic ticket. Sucli men have no claim to the votes of clthei republicans or democrats. The disclosures by Promoter Hooley of the payment of money to titled mem bers of the British nobility for social In troductions may be glossed over , but hit Intimation that one of the blackmail era Heil to him calls for Immediate In vestigation , A Parisian editor says no monarchical government would have dared to coil' duct Itself after the fashion of the Americans. We think not. Spain trlei : it last , but the Imitation was t-o pooi that It collapsed of Its own weight. ChlciiK < > AmirilN the Honor. Chicago Tribune. U Is largely owing , doubtless , to the ex ertions of the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben- othcrwlso Neb-Ilas-Ka that the days of thi Omaha exposition were so successful , KfUcacy of n I'urnc. Kansas City Star. Everybody will regret that scandals havi turned ur > In connection with the award at the Omaha exposition. It would havi been much better to have made the Mldwa ; tougher and preserved the purity of th' management. TinIMilllpiitiic INK. Boston Transcript. So the program U not only to take th Philippines , but to assume the archlpela go's debt of $10,000,000 ? H'm ! Is not tba a good deal of money to pay for what wouli probably bo an expensive possession If 1 were got for nothing ? Olijrct I.CNNOIIN In SJiort SklrtN. Boston Globe. The Woman's National Council at Omah Friday discussed the effect of the shor skirts upon the morals of young men an urged the need of the latter to be disci plIntHl by the constant object lesson of th former. It will be all right , no doubt , If th young men can stand the strain. Ailiifxiitlnn of Trouble , Chicago Record , There Is danger of too much sentimental Ism and not enough sense In dealing wit the troublesome problems now confrontln the nation , as woa the case In dealing wit the negro problem at the close of the wai If the United States U to undertake to rul millions of half-clvlllzed Malays , entire ! unfamiliar with our Institutions , and do I with credit to itself and -with benefit to th people concerned , It must prepare for serious business. It docs not augur well that some of our public men seem to think the prob lem so simple that the decision can be ren dered In favor of acquisition ot the entire group as the easiest way out ot the present situation without seriously considering the difficulties to be overcome. I'rnilnctlon of ( iolil , Globe-Democrat. The race In gold production Is renurk- ably close. Last year the yield In the South African republic was $57,633,861 ; In the United States $57,363,000 , and In Australia $55,684,182. The Increase for the year' ' amounted to J13.S54.102 In South Africa , ; $10,602,249 In Australia and $1,276,000 In this ' country An addition of $160,000,000 of fresh gold to the wealth of the English-speaking races In one year Is not a had record. I'cM Holtof ( lieNntlnn. . Sprlnglleld Republican. Colonel Wnrlng's death from yellow fever contracted In Havana reminds one again what a curse Cuba haa been to this country as nu incubator of that terrible disease. Epidemics In our gulf states have raged al most without number and thousands of American lives have been lost In the last century because Cuba was a pest hole of the yellow fever. Havana must be cleansed and made healthy to save our own popula tion from future scourges. Tlie Drmocrncy of Toilny. Springfield ( Mass. ) Republican. The parallel between the democratic party of America and the liberal party of Great Britain grows even closer as tlmo passes. The liberal party In adopting the policy of Irish home rule was torn asunder and de feated with great loss. Today that party haa virtually dropped home rule and has be come merely a party of negation and celti cism , but not too hold In Its opposition to frighten timid souls that pray for harmony. The section of the party which never was enthusiastic for home rule , but accepted simply because It bore the party label , Is i slowly but surely coming to the front again , j In this country free silver Is already to the democrats what home rule for Ireland Is to the- English liberals a cause practically lost. And In the democratic party the same policy of drifting , dodging and negation Is being developed that characterizes the party of the opposition In England. SUCCESS OK TIII3 KXl'OSITIOX. Dottd Itx lint nml Salute * Oninlin. Chicago Post ( Nov. 2. ) . Yesterday the Transmlsslsslppl Exposition clOijed after making an almost record-break ing , and certainly a deserved , success. The fabt day something like 70,000 people paused through the gates to take part In the closing scene * ) . This made a total attendance - , tendance of over 2,623,000 and raised the re- I colpts of this year's exposition to within a few dollars of $2,000,000 , leaving and 1 hero Is something for stockholdera In the I World's Columbian Exposition company to ' regard with wonder , If not envy and awe a surplus of almost $100,000. In the presence of this surplus Chicago akcs off Its exposition hat to Omaha. It ias already admired the artistic beauty and ompletcness of the Transmisslsslppl Expo- Itton. U has had columns in appreciation if Omaha's splendid emulation of our rorld's fair. It has ent thousands to wan der amid the "fairy scenes of loveliness maglaed In a dream" and help swell the gate receipts. But Its. . pleasure over Omaha's uccees la swallowed up in its amazement Dver that surplus. Long prosper Omaha ! Vivo la surplus. I1ISCOHDAXT CUIJAN FACTIONS. Slim Promina of Klnlilo Government AfTonlciIiy the Nntlvcx. New -York Tribune. At the present rate of progress the Cubans heraselves will much enlighten American udgment as to their readiness for malntaln- ng a stable and worthy government. If .heir past performances give fair Indication of what may bo expected In the future , Americans will be forced to conclude that : ho earliest practicable date for the estab- Ishment of such n government In Cuba Is moro remote than most people In this coun- ry have hoped. The Incessant petty wrangles )6tween factions and rival leaders , the apparent Inability of those who call them selves "the Cubans" to understand that n small minority cannot be permitted to set up a government against the wishes or with out the consent of the majority , the per sistent assumption that any kind of treat- nent Is good enough for Inhabitants who lave not been In arms fighting against Spanish rule , Oo not assist people of this country to believe that a government based on the free choice of the people and wlll- ngly supported by the people can be speedily established. It is necessary to take into account the 'act that the American congress did not declare that the Cuban bands then In arms were and of right ought to be rulers over the Island , but that the people of Cuba had the right to rule themselves. In refusing to take sovereignty over the Island , and pro posing to hold It only as trustee for the people ple of Cuba , the United States has not pro posed to turn over unrestricted power to the bands of armed Insurrectionists to treat the other Inhabitants as they may please , neecnt events have shown how Impossible such a course must be for any civilized and humane government. Until there can bo a fair and entirely free expression of the will of the Inhabitants of Cuba as to the kind of government they wish and the persons they choose as rulers it is not possible for the United States to perform Its trust or to sur render It unperformed. If recent events have made anything clear It Is that the Insurgent loaders and their bamlB of followers are not as yet prepared to act together for the common good of the people of Cuba. On the way to the Island two rival leaders and their followers trans ported by the same steamer cannot even speak to each other. The opin ion of Gomez Is obviously unlike that of Garcia , and both are un like that of Cespedca , and It Is hard Just now to say whether any two leaders 01 prominence can be found who will agree. But the main fact Is that they all seem to think it enough to consider the wishes ol their small bands of armed followers , hut not In the least desirable to consult the wishes of the people. Indeed , there are Indi cations cropping out constantly that none of the factions or leaders think that those who did not take part in the war have any rights In Cuba whatever. If their behavloi thus far misrepresents their opinions In thl ; rwpcct , they owe It to themselves to mak that clear without delay. The United States has placed lUelf In t position of responsibility toward all clvlllzci nations. It has overturned Spanish rule and has thereby bound Itself to gee thai sonic other Is established and maintained which shall protect the rights of foreigner ! residing or doing business In Cuba , shal uphold order and stop lawless fighting be tween factions , or between Cubans nn < Spanish residents , shall provide the state o > ocurltyhlch Is necessary to the Industrie : and the trade of the people , and shall strlctl : respect International obligations In all deal Ings with other nations. When a govern ment can be formed which there Is reasoi to hope will perform these duties , and whlcl is BO supported by the majority of Inhabit ants that It may bo expected to bo stable then the United States can be sot frco fron Its trust. H Is therefore a matter of re grct and of eoino concern to the people o this country that the conduct of the Insur gent leaders and bands seems to offer BI llt'le ' prospect that such a government cai bo speedily established , with fair reason t < hope for Its stability. KCMOF.H op Tim b.vrn WAH. Tbo actual cost of the war with Spain up to the 1st of November Is computed by the Treasury department at $160,000,000. This result Is obtained by subtracting from the war bills the cost of maintaining the army and navy establishments on a peace \ > as'.a. Most of this sum was expended b > the end ot August. 13ut the war Is far from ' being over. In Its effect on the treasury. | During the last three months war drafts on I the treasury averaged $22,000,000 a month , , over nnd above the amount Incurred In time of peace. It will be noted that no sub. stantlal Increase In war expenses occurred In the lost two months. The chief reason | waa that many contracts calling for largo ' sums came in for settlement ; likewise tho' ' cost of leased transports and auxiliary v\ar ehlps , and the overdue pay of most of the army. The mustering out of 75,000olun - I tccrs called for largo suma during October. I Few of this class of bills remain for setI I tlcmcut , consequently the first marked decrease - ( crease Is duo this month. But the end Is not In eight. It Is estimated In Washington that war bills up to Juno JO , 1S99 , will add $ $0,000,000 to the figures ( Irst given. The expenditure of treasure Is Insignifi cant when measured with the loss of precious lives. Pension Commissioner Kvans j placed the total loss of llfo up to September 30 at 2,906 American soldiers and sailors. Of this number 107 were officers. Eighty officers and 2,520 privates died of disease. This docs not Include the 268 lives lost by the destruction of the Maine. Is Dewey superstitious ? To a. man dn New Brunswick , N. J. , who wrote to him asking for the shoes he were when ho won his Manila victory , ho has written : I am sorry I cannot send you what you request , for I have a great many pairs of shoes and no\cr wear the same pair on two days hi succession , nnd consequently hove not the least Idea which pair I wore on May 1. I send you a souvenir , however , of that memorable day. It Is a rabbit's foot that I have had for some time and which brought mo luck. May It bring you as much. Very sincerely , OEOHOE DKWEY. Lieutenant Hobson says of the Cuban climate : "Down there It has been raining about half the time , though -wo luvc beauti ful sunrises and sunsets. This Is one of the moat delightful -features of the day. Out on the watec It Is beautiful. The air Is clear and cool and quite different from that on shore. " The lieutenant says the Maria Teresa is In compar. Ively good shape and structurally sound. Saving the Colon Is a difficult task and the preliminary work will take some time. "It Is a big problem , " ho says , "but I have great hopes. " Sergeant Robert M. Clutch , Company A , has the curious distinction of being , all alone , the Third Pennsylvania regiment , which has Just been ordered for garrison duty In Cuba. The regiment was mustered out last week at Philadelphia , but Clutch wan absent and could not bo mustered out with his company. Then an order was Is sued that the Second and Third regiments were to be retained on duty Instead ot the Fourteenth and Fifteenth , as had at first been Intended. Sergeant Robert M. Clutch Is wondering how ho may best mobilize himself for further orders. Six native Filipinos took part in the Peace jubilee parade In Philadelphia. They are sailors on an American ship which has Just arrived from Manila. Two of them were seamen aboard the Spanish craft Relna Crlstlna when Dewey sunk the Castillan fleet dn Manila harbor. They delight to tell about the great fight , tor , although their ship went down under the American guns , they are not sorry that Dewey won the day. This Is how one of them described the battle of May 1 : "Boom ! boom ! boom ! boom ! Senor Dewey ! Abas ! abas ! Espagnol ! " Then , In chorus : "Mai Espagnol ! Viva Americanos ! " The Impression prevails In some quarters that naval officers occasionally indulge in burning words to case their conscience. Realizing that the practice , if persisted In , would discredit our role as purveyors of high-class civilization among 'barbarians , a patriotic citizen wrote to the secretary of the navy urging suppression of profanity. Mr. Long penned a llttlo note In which , after acknowledging the receipt of the formal protest , he said he hod reached the conclu sion that "naval officers should not swear under any circumstances unless It was abso lutely necessary. " I'EHSOXAL AXD OTHERWISE. Most of the money that Is being bet on the campaign In New York Is banked at the foot of the rainbow. Admiral Walker is oneof the few sailors fond of land sports. lie Is said to have lately taken up the bicycle. Bravo BUI Anthony , having come through the Maine explosion unscathed , has taken a chance on matrimony. Secretary Gngo is said to be a passionate sportsman and a remarkably good shot. Ho spends much of his vacation in hunting and fishing. When Colonel Waring wanted the appoint ment for clearing the New York streets he was Jokingly told by those In authority that heaven Itself couldn't clean them in a cen tury. "I can do It in a month , " said War- Ing. Ing.Tho The dictator of fashion among the glided youth of Pekln Is Jung Lu , the most popular general In the Chinese army. His horses are finer oven than these of the emperor , the general being a fearless equestrian. He is the new viceroy of Chlh-LI. A Canadian mint , where the gold of the Klondike and other producing sections of the great northwest may be minted. Is de manded by the Canadian Bankers' associa tion , which had Its annual session In To- i ronto last week. The home government Is to be petitioned to permit the necessary action In the premises. James Wftltcomb Rilcy thinks the lot of a poet a hard one. In a recent Interview ho said : "If you're called as witness in a i lawsuit omo little attorney squares himself ' off and says with withering scorn , "Let me see , you're a poet , are you not ? H'm , yes. Gentlemen of the Jury , the witness Is a poet and your testimony Is killed dead as a door nail. " Thp Uev. Hiram BIngham of Honolulu has devoted the greater part of his Ufa to the | preparation of a technical treatise on the [ Mlcroneslan languages and a dictionary i thereof and now , when the work would have , been esreelally valuable , he has lost the 1 manuscript. The Honolulu police are en gaged in looking for the missing book and a raward has been offered for its recovery. Baking Powder Made from pure cream of tartar Safeguards the food against alum * Alum taking powders arc the greatest menacen to health of the present day. B0 * t BKI a POWOH CO. , NtW VORlC. MOII L.AAV nnvnusnii. Springfield Republican : There Is one court In Franco not afraid of the mob. The Drey fits case will bo revised , decides the court of cassation. It has tnkcn four years to get even a fair hearing for this French Jew. Huffalo Kxpross : The French court of cas eatlon decides that the case of Dreyfus must bo revised , but declines to order the release of the prisoner pending the revision. Judging by the Zola trial , the revision will mean only an attempt to dispose of the mat * tor finally by condemning the prisoner again on the strength of more forged evidence. Minneapolis Journal : As revision means revision of the evidence bcforo the military ( tribunal , which was based on forged docu- < mcnte , honest work will require the gov ernment to order the release of Dreyfus. That would be a reflection on the army , and It remains to bo seen whether there Is cour age and honor enough In Franco to demand that Justice bo done to Dreyfus when ths Paris mob Is furious at any Intimation that the condemnation of Dreyfus by the army chiefs was "Irregular. " j Baltimore American : This net of the court of cassation will be applauded by lovers of Justice the orld over. The trial of iho man , his conviction , his public deg radation and his Ignominious confinement on Devil's Island a place that well deserves Its infernal name shocks the civilized , world , and made the friends of Franco fear for the future. Since these occurrences , events bearing upon the case have followed one another In rapid succession , proving , without the shadow of a doubt , that the con viction of the man was an outrageous mis carriage of Justice. Proud through Franco may bo of her army , she cannot support her militarism by such props as these nnd still hope that the republic will live. Chicago Hecord : For the world at large the Importance of the action taken In the Dreyfus case by the court of cassation , Franco's highest court of appeal , lies not BO much In the fact that a great wrong may bo redressed as that Franco Itself may be saved from Influences which have treatencd to make It n dangerous factor among civilized nations. It has been freely recognized re cently by nearly every court In Europe that the peril of the Dreyfus Infamy menaced not only Franco but the civilization lu which Franco has been a progressive and power ful agent. Just In proportion as its share In this progress has been important , its threatened failure to maintain the Integrity of Its courts , Its surrender of Justice to tne will of military corruptlonlsts Its renuncia tion , in short , of all that goes to make a people free and enlightened must operate to tear down the social and political struc ture of the modern civilized world. CIIAIIACTKU OK THIS KIMPIAOS. Short IlniiRc VJe - of Amcrluiiii Cltlzcnn. Detroit Free Press. In the present status of the Philippine question the testimony of Intelligent and observant Americans who , having gone to the Islands to Investigate the conditions there , are now writing their Impressions to the American press ought to prove of great value in deciding what course this govern ment should pursue. If we force Spain to relinquish her sovereignty over the archipelago pelage and then undertake to rule It our- belves , shall we find It possible to civil Izo and mold the native population Into fit ma terial for citizenship In this republic ? Be hold this picture of the native painted by the correspondent of Harper's Weekly now lu Manila : "Tho Filipino is the true child of the east. His moral fiber is as flimsy as the web of the plneapplo gauze of which the women make their dresses. He will cheat , steal ana He beyond the orthodox limit of the Anglo- Saxon. Ills unreliability and the persistency with which he disobeys orders are Irritating beyond description ; besides this , his small stature and color Invite abuse. There can bo no doubt that our aoldlcrs are spoiling for a fight. They hate and despise the na tive for the manner he has lied to and cheated them , and on the whole they arn Inclined to treat the Filipino the way a burly policeman treats a ragged street urchin. The native Is like a child , unrea sonable and easily affected by small things. Unable to appreciate the benefits of n good government , ho fiercely resents the rough manner In which the soldier Jostles him out of the way. " A correspondent of the Plttsburg Dispatch who Is with a Pennsylvania regiment now at Manila discusses the Filipino In much the same way. He Bays the Islands are rich In resources , but they are Inhabited by an un desirable class of people "a people similar in many respects to the North American Indian. " Have we made such a succcfia In dealing with the Xorth American Indian that we are ready to take 8,000,000 more people similar to him on our hands ? This correspondent thinks that wo shall either have to keep a largo standing army In the Islands to rocH the frequent uprising * of this Intractable race or else "send A sufficiently large army to annihilate the entire native- population , for they will never down. " Are we prepared to accept cither of these alternatives ? To keep a largo ntandlng army In the Philip pines means a constant sacrifice ot the flower of American youth to the pestilential climate of a torrid country ; and to annihilate 8,000,000 human beings In too shocking proposition for hiimauo America to think of As for the capacity of the Inhabitants foi self-government , this witness cxpreesce him self as follows : "As a matter of fact , n protectorate c - tabllshcd to hold the Islands until the ut- tlvrs are capable of governing themsclvti would have bcforo U an endless task , for H Is doubtful If this world will ever see enough generations to produce a fludlclently Intelligent crass from the present stock to understand even the first principles of self- government. This Is an unpleasant fact , but It is a stubborn one , nevertheless. Such a representation of the character ot the Filipino us these two correspondents make deserves to bp thoughtfully studied before - fore wo take a step that will bo Irretriev able. ton i.i ? < ; ii.\tts. Chicago Record : "Do you believe In mys tic numbers ? " "Yes , In number one. " Detroit Journal : "A lawyer , eh ? Does he pursue hlB enllliiK ? " "llHrdly , he seems rather to be trying to nmbush It. " Clevflund Plain Dealer : "I see that Pres ident McKlnloy's souvmlr Chicago program was decorated by a Miss Wlndctt. name , lent It ? " Boston Transcript : First Reformer 1 Liipliose you aru In favor ot the movement for R single tax ? " viiniiT 1 have taken a position much In advance of that. I am In favor of. having no tax at all. Puck : "What IP that French officer BO ex- cltsd and angry about ? " "Some one. Intending to be compli mentary. spoke of him as having forged his way to the front. " Somervlllo Journal : Ethel Mr. Ught- wayte IH rftil nice , don't you think so ? Maude Yes , It sems to me sometimes that ho almost po esseu human Intelli gence. Detroit Journal : "Bilks got the appoint ment , owing to extraordinary backing. " "Yes. " "Y there wns one name , on his peti tion that wasn't on the petitions of all thu outer Luii Chicago Record : "IB your flat crowded ? " "Crowded ? Wo cun't yawn without opening a window. " Chicago Tribune : "Your brother soldtei didn't seem .xny too glntl to see you. " "O , yes , ho wns glad enough , but It wouldn't bo good discipline to show it too much. Didn't you notice the stripe up and down the leg of M < s pants ? It's half an Inch wider than mine. " Cleveland Lender : "Well , I s'pose thfl German people are proud of the fact that tlidr emperor Is belni ? so royally enter tained on his way to Jerusal'in. " "Likely , but wait till thrlr emperor starts for the New Jerusalem If you want to see the Germain ) really happy. " Washington Star : "Look here , " mid Agulnnltlo'8 contldjntlal friend , "there's some complaint that you nre getting Irri table. " "Well , " wns the nnswcr , "what can you expect In a rnnii who bun undi'rtnken'to bn a great general , n grout political leader , a great diplomat and u board of strategy all at once ? " Chicago Record : "Tlmmlns , do you know anything about literature ? " 'No. " 'Know anything about art ? " ' ' ' 'Nothlne. I Know nnytlilnff about music ? " 'Not n , rap. " 'Good ! Come , over to my room , pick out a plpo and let'senjoy , oiiraelvop.1 ; lri . ! IX TJIC FAI.l , AFTKIl.\OON. Harriet Prcscott Hpofford , In Harper's There's a burnish of fine Bcurlct on the pear that drops today , Now the Rlory of the. rlpo and rich autumnal noons has come ; The i > pnch IH over-mellow , und the appln bends the spray , And there's honey , yes. there's honey in the purple of the plum ! With dust upon the drooping of his gold and azure wings The butterfly clings loosely where thii last flowers flnrru and shlno ; Down the dusk of lonely garden aisles the vellow leaf still clings. And the frrapo upon the trellis Is burst ing with its wine. Therc'H bloom upon the mountain , and there's mist upon the stream , Thero'H n light burns low In heaven that never shone before ; e slmr softly with low voices In a Blow nnd wuklne dream. While far off the breaker feathers In dull music up the shore. But by tltful How nnd falling there blows ( i 1 ; dins : breath , A wind ( hU : Hto.xls from spaces of un known ar.d nameless chill , And It wrapp cbout our dreaming a darker drrt.ni of death , And talc a iho singing from the lip and inukeo iliu music still ! Tuesday And Wednesday we told you about closing out our wholesale part of tlie business and our reason for so doing. We are still manufacturers , and continue to make every garment we sell , but our big wholesale house is a thing of the past. We have selected all of the very best of the wholesale stock and are offering it at about the same price you can buy the "ordinary" sort of clothes for. This clothing that we are selling at less than it cost to make , "is warranted , " war ranted to fit , to wear , to be the best styles , and the best for the money you ever bought. Men's suits that we are offering at this sale range from $7.50 to § 20.00 a suit. Overcoats and ulsters from § 10.00 to 825.00. Boys' .and children's suits from $2.50 to § 6.00. And these prices we ask are about one-half their real value. We want you to look them over , whether you buy or not , but we feel assured that such values as these will not be overlooked by shrewd buyers. See Our Windows. rownmi S , W. Cor. 15th and Douglas.