Plattsmouth weekly herald. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1882-1892, June 23, 1887, Page 7, Image 7

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His Letter About Those Flags.
AVawunuto.v, I). C, June Kith, lsar,.
Tu tin; I'rtsiihnt : Tim local news
papers of this morning con linn what has
heeri mere rumor for tin; lust few dayH,
and give copies of a circular address to
to the governors of ntato by the Adjutant
(Jeneral of the U. H. A., in which it is
stated that you approve the recommen-
dutionCpifcHiiinaMy made by the fiecretary
of war) that all flags in custody of the
the war department he returned to the
authorities of the respective states in
Which the regiments which bore them
were organized. The circular thereupon
makes tender of the ll igs and closes with
tliis language; "In discharging this
pleasant duty I beg you ill please ad vise
me of your wishes in this matter. It is
tho intention in returning each Hag to
give its history so far as it is possible to
do so, stating the circumstances of its
capture and recovery." "While the word
ing of this communication is somewhat
ambiguous, the evident intention is that
the battle Hags of confederate regiments,
captured by the union forces during the
war of the rebellion, shall be returned to
tho authorities of the states lately in re
bellion. To such action on the part of
any of the executive oflicers of the gov
ernment I enter my respectful and most
earnest protest, and request that you re
consider your recommendation and take
no further steps until there can be such
congressional action as the representatives
of the people may desire. I deny the le
gal right of the executive to mnke such
disposition of these trophies, the proper
ty of the United States by the highest na
ture of ownership and which it is the sa
cred duty of the war department to safely
guard. Their gift at this time, by way
ot apologetic surrender, to the states that
seceded in 1801, and that for four years
were in armed rebellion against the gov
ernment waging war with every energy
and resorco possessed by them, is beyond
your executive power. These rebellion
states were the enemies of the United
fitatcs. Having seceded from the union
and being thus engaged they were as to
all property rights the same in their re
lation to the United States, with which
power they were at war, as any other be
ligercnt. Vattal has laid down the
rule that when a country is divided by a
civil war, each faction is deemed an in
dependent nationality, so far as the rules
of warfare are conccrned(Vattel Dist de
Gens, Liv. 2 chapter G, I Ialleck's Interna
tional Law, page 73). Tho property of
the belligerent, of whatsoever description,
is subject to seizure and use. The neces--ity
of self-preservation and the right to
punish an enemy and to deprive him of
the means of injuring us by converting
his property to our own use lie at the
foundation of the rule and constitute the
the right of the belligerent to the enemy's
property of any kind (Ilalleck's Interna
tional law, page 44$).
In the case of individuals, as to prop
erty not taken upon the field of battle,
proceedings of condemnation must be
had; but as to the state in rebellion Ilal
leck states the law most clearly upon page
431 of his work:
"AH moveable property belonging to
the hostile state is subject to be seized
and appropriated to the use of the captor,
nnd the title to such moveable or person
al property is considered as lost to the
orriginal proprietor as soon as the captor
has acquired a firm possession, which, as
a general rule, is considered as taking
place after the lapse of twenty-four hours;
so that immediately after the expiration
of that time it may be alienated to neu
trals as indefeasible property."
The supreme court of the United States
has repeatedly recognized the doctrine
stated. In United States vs. Klein, 13
Wallace, page 130, it says:
"Property in the insurrectionary state
may be distributed in four classcss.
1. That which belonged to the hostile
organization or was employed in actual
hostilities on land.
2. That which at sea became lawful
subject of confiscation.
3. That which became the subject of
4. A peculiar description, known only
in the recent war, called captured or
abandoned property.
The first of these descriptions of prop
erty, like property of other kinds, in or
dinary international war, becomes, when
ever taken, ipso facto the property of the
United States."
If this absolute title as owner vests in
such property as muuitions of war, pro
vision, and treasure, how sacred is the
ownership of the Nation in the stained
colors and torn flags that were the in
signia of the power of the enemy, the
symbols that excited emulation in heroic
achievement and were the rallying points
of the rebellious regimental organizations
that fought to destroy the Union. It will
haidly tc claimed that the munitions of
war, and treasure captured could be re
turned pleasure of the Executive; but
to the men who rejoice in the victory
won and the Nation saved, they are val
ueless compared with these battle-flag3,
many of which are stained by the prec
ious blood of the captors. There was no
title of ownership under the rules of war,
to much of the property takea from in
dividuals during the war. It was not
war material owned by the person or
taken from him upon the field of battle,
Yet, in every instance where huc.1i proper
ty has fallen into custody of the Kxtcu
live oflicers it has seemed to require an
act of Congress to restore it. A notable
instance is that of the jewels and adorn
mcnts of the person held for so many
years in th treasury vaults. They be
longed to the individuals claiming them,
not to the Government, yet no Secretary
of the treasury presumed to sureudcrr
them until Congress at its last session
passed the act authorizing it to be done.
But even if there were legal rights to
do this thing, I would still protest against
its doing. Those who fought for this
country have no feeling of bitterness or
ill will towards those who fought against
it. They have proven it in many ways.
The animosities engendered by the war
have almost passed away, and I protest
against action such as this, the tendency
of which is to revive them. There has
been no public demand from states.
associations, or individuals for the return
of these captured trophies. When it is
made will come the time for the consid
eration of the request. Tho extinction
of all sectional feeling is earnestly desir
ed by the soldiers of the Union. Action
such as this promotes it and keeps it
aliyo. If it be right to surrender these
captured colors because they serve to re
call the war, then should all old army
organizations be abandoned. The Grand
Army of tho Republic, the Militiary Or
der of the Loyal Legion, the Societies of
the Anilines of the. Potomac; the Tennes
see, and the Cumberland should cease to
exist. If it be right to give these sym
bols of rebellion into the hands of those
who once carried thm in hot hatred of
the Union, because they are unpleasant
reminders of the past, then should the
bronze statues of Thomas and McPher-
sou, Farragut and Dupont be melted that
they may be recast in less heroic mould?
No! Let not this surrender be made. The
men who fought for the Union, in the
language of General Grant, "are not yet
ready to apologize for the part they took
in the War of the Rebellion." With
everything forgiven and almost forgot
ten, let us at least try to remember that
those who fought for the Union were for
ever right, and those who fought to de
stroy it were eternally wrong.
Again I protest, and urge upon you
the reconsideration of this proposed
action which if done cannot be undone.
I do so as a citizen loving his country
and jealous of her honor; as a soldier
who took humble part in the days of
1801 1865; as a Senator of the United
States representing a constituency which
served in the batallious of every loyal
state of the Union, and as a member of
the Committee on Military Affairs duly
desirous that the War Department may
not so grievously blunder.
Very Respectfully yours,
Ciiarxes F. Mandekboit.
Kissed Us All Around.
Some little time ago a young lady, who
had been teaching a class of half-grown
girls in the Sunday-school of Dr. B.'s
church, Brooklyn, was called away from
the city, rendering it necessary to fill her
Tho superintendent, after looking over
his available material for teachers, decid
ed to request one of the young gentlemen
of the congregation to take the class.
It so happened that the young man up
on whom fell the superintendent's choice,
was exceedingly bashful so much so, in
fact, that he insisted upon the superin
tendent going and presenting him to the
class. Accordingly the two gentlemen
appeared on the little platform and the
superintendent began: "Young ladies,
I wish to introduce to you Mr. C, who
will in the future be your teacher. I
would like to have you tell him what
your former teacher did, so that he can
go right on in the same way: "
Immediately a demure miss of fourteen
years arose and said: "The first thing our
teacher always did was to kiss us all
around." From tlie Portfolio of The
American Magazine.
-The young ladies of Vassar
cordingto the treasurer's report, have eaten
the past year, among other things, 84,000
pounds of fresh meats, 8,000 pounds of
smoked meats, nearly 5,000 pounds of
turkeys, over 4,000 pounds of chickens,
nearly 4,000 pounds of fish, 32,000 clams,
141 gallons of oysters, 230 barrels of
flour, 14,000 pounds of butter, 95,000
quarts of milk, 25,000 pounds of sugar,
30,000 oranges and lemons, 10,000 ba
anas, over 1,000 bushels of potatoes and
1000,000 buckwheat cakes. Small wond
er tnat most of 'em are fat and frisky
and able to kick each other's hats off.
Lincoln Journal.
A New Camper's Cottage.
In the June number of Quting is a pa
per entitled "An Outing Cottage," by
Charles Ledyard Norton, which will ap
peal to the constructive tastes of amateur
architects. It is an adaptation of the
Japanese system of sliding screens to the
requirements of a campers outfit the
different parts being interchangeable, and
the whole capable of packing for trans
portation in small space. It is easily set
up and taken apar.t and has many advan
tages over an ordinary tent w here a per
manent camp is required.
Editor IIkrald: The picnic spoken
of by "Dots Me" hi the Journal makes
last Friday one of the days to be remem
bc-red. About 10 o'clock the scholars and
a few visitors assembled at the school
house and engaged in an interestingBpell
ing contest. An hour later the scholars
numbering about forty formed in line and
with the sUrs and strips floating in the
breeze at the head of the procession,
marched to the grove where all was in
readiness for a grand time. Dinner was
soon announced, and Oh, such a dinner !
It makes us hungry to think of it yet.
After dinner the literary exercises began.
First was a song by the school, "The
Picnic," followed by an address of wel
come by Charlie Graves which was very
interesting and instrvctive.
Declamations by Addie Sullivan and
Nellie Taylor.
Music by Nora Reynolds.
Declamation by Ella Reynold, "The
Cr eator."
Dial ogue by Emma Sans and Katie
Song by little girls "Teaching Public
Declamation by Nettie Shera and El
mer Farthing.
Reading by Rulh Churchill "Little
Golden Hair."
Declamations by Cracic Taylor and
Emma Frans, which were excellent.
Music by Annie Farthing.
Declamation by Lee Byers and Clara
Dialogue by Elmer Farthing, George
McCullough, Lee Byers and Harry Wal
ier, which was splendid.
Declamations by Mamie Sullivan, Har
ry Waller, James Fuilong, Emma Sans
and Edith Nix.
Music by Nora Reynolds.
Declamations by Walter Byers, Alice
Smith and Mary Wood.
Dialogue by Myrtle Furlong, Alice
Smith, Emma Sans aud Mamie Sullivan.
Declamation by Nettie Farthing who
told how she entertained her big sister's
Song by Annie Farthing, "Only an Or
phan Child."
Declaniation'by Charlie Byers.
Dialogue by Ella Reynolds and Katie
Dialogue by Esther Alix and Lily Sans.
Declamations by Lelia Fitch and Es
ther Alix.
Song by Nettie Farthing and Alice
Song by Lavina Frans, Annie Farthing
and Nora Reynolds, "Down by the Sad
Sea Shore."
The literary exercises being completed
all engaged in having a general good
Little Editli Nix, only 5 years old did
The instrumental music and singing
were good all through.
Emma Frans spoke of her dead dolly
in a splendid manner.
Lee Byers told how ho dident catch
his mouse in good style.
Charlie Graves said he got his Sunday
hat burnt with a fire cracker.
The teacher, Miss Frans appeared very
happy on account of the success of the
F. E. Reynolds and J. L. Farthing
came down from Plattsmouh just in time
to miss their dinner.
Taking the affair all through, it was a
grand success and Miss Fram is to be
congratulated upon the excellence of the
Yours Truly. A Visitor.
The bees are swarming with a fair crop
of linden honey close at hand.
Mr. F. Young, of Rock Creek, aud
Lewis II. Young of Three Groves, has a
Several kinds of garden sass make up
a variety of eatables for the farmers table
in the last two weeks with new potatoes
as the latest.
Since the late rains, corn has been
growing very rapidly. It now stands
all the way from six inches to waist high
to the plowman.
sister-in-law from Omaha, Mrs. Joseph
Y'oung.visiting them this week; she came
on Saturday and will probably returh the
latter part of this week.
Mrs. Joseph Cole, has a sister and her
husband visiting her from Chicago, the
last two or three weeks, the name of
which we can't call to mind at present.
Mr. Royal and son, carpenters, are
overhauling our old school house the last
week. They are remodling the present
structure by putting up, as might be said,
a frame building inside of the old one.
Uncle Jimmy Chalfant is keeping
bachelor hall all by himself on the old
place, while Ben Rennard is farming the
place. Mr. Wosley has gone with his
family out to Elinwood, and i3 farming
there this season.
Rye is going to be ready to cut along
about the fourth, and will be a fair crop
we presume. Wheat and oats will be
considerable later and tolerable fair, hav
ing lecn cut short on the account of the
recent dry weather.
A thunder shower has come up, and is
making considerable racket in the heav
ens since we have began to write, accom
panied with a smart shower of rain; this
in addition to last weeks rain will make
old mother earth wetter than she has
been for six or eight mouth.
Rock Bluffs are making "big" prepar
ations to ctlcbrato the glorious fourth.
We have not heard yet what they are g
ing to do. but we presume the newspa
per quill drivers from that point will in
form the II KitALD readers of tho doings
in ample time.
Our nieghbor correspondent "Rovnig
Uoy of .Murray, can get oft some pretty
good fishing stories. The last one men
tioned some time ago in the IIkham was
a good one, and seems to me, como to
think about it, we did hear something
about those fe'lows going down on the
Weeping Water fishing. Lets see three
miles south-east of Murray, that must be
Frank Moore or Lish Carrell, ns one of
the fellows that went. We presume it
did not hurt the boys or tho coffee
any, but, it must have been rather rough
on the "bull frog."
The Rock Creek folks celebrated chil
dren's day at their church yesterday and
last night; it being necessary lor them to
postpone it from a week ago Suuday
until yesterday, on account of the rainy
weather. They have been makin r big
preparations for the occasion and expect
ed a large attendance. Unavoidable cir
cumstances placed your correspendent in
such a position that ho could not be pres
ent; therefore no particulars reached us
in time to be written up as our reporter
was delayed and failed to make an ap
pearance until quite to late for this
week's Herald.
June 20, 1887. Reporter.
weepino water.
From the Republican.
Ed. Lewis' mother and sister, of At
lantic, Iowa, spent a couple of days here
with him last week.
All of Cass and ad joining counties are
invited to spend the 4th of July in Weep
ing Water.
Tho frame of Mr. J. L. Kenneday's
residence on Eldora avenue, is up and
looks like it will be a commodious house.
Mrs. Frank Adams, a sister of Robert
Emena, and Miss Anna Covert his cousin,
are visiting him this week. They live in
Pckin, Illinois, and arrived here on Fri
day last.
W. A. Cleghorn is clerking for Fred
Gorder in the implement business. Mr. C.
understands the business thoroughly, and
will be a great help during the harvest
run of business.
The opening leading to the cave at the
rear of Mrs. Swearcngen's residence cayed
in last Sunday. The inmates of the house
thought a cyclone had struck them sure
and cut oil their retreat.
Superintendent Spink says he will have
to import teachers for next year if this
matrimonial business continues at the
present rate. Some ten or fifteen teachers
have married in the county this spring,
the most of them are ladies. Some how
these good-looking school ma'ams are al
ways getting married.
From the Echo.
The potato famine has ceased. New
potatoes are now in the market.
The prospects for good crops are excel
lent, what have farmers to grumble at.
The pinkeye is spreading among tho
horses in this part of the country, but
very few have died as yet.
.Arthur Royer, son of our postmistress,
is back home again, after an absence of
four years. He has been staying in Illi
nois. David McCaig will act in the stately
position of marshall of tho day, on the
4th, at thi3 place, which assures good
From the Observer.
Born To Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Snyder,
June 11, 1887, a fine baby boy.
Rev. G. P. Youst will preach at tho
Baptist church the first Sunday in July.
Every street and alley in the city is be
iug opened up in good shape for travel.
Mrs. Georgo Sherman is visiting her
brother Rev. Mat Inhelder at Hastings
this week.
Miss Sarah Merritt, of Glenwood, Iowa,
is in town this week visiting her sister,
Mrs. I. W. Neely.
Mother Loyd is gradually improving.
Fine and growing crops is tho rage
just now.
Mrs. Schichtemeir is still lingering
with her affliction.
Rev. Shuman and family, were visitors
at Union last week.
Mr. Adams has the finest corn in these
parts; if you don't believe it, just drive
around to the Mount Pleasant cemetery
and see for yourself.
Some of our young people went to
Eight Mile Grove Saturday, to remain
over Sunday to witness the children's day
exercise at that place.
We are informed by the pastor that the
fourth quarterly meeting of Mount Pleas
ant will take place at Eight Mile Grove,
on July 9th and 10th.
Mr. Olford who came from Ohio last
spring has mowed all the weeds around
the lioback farm. It would be well if
we would all pattern after him, for the
roads are getting terrible. Brother farm
ers, why not plough up the road sides,
and level off and sow grass, it would bt
both beautiful and profitable.
Notwithstanding the inclement weath
er, the children's day exercises were a
success. The church was beautifully de
corated, and the congregation good. The
exercises began at 10:20 a. m. with an
address by the pastor, Rev. G. Shuman,
in which he gave the origin of children's
day, and then spoke more particularly to
the children, after which there was a
short recess; when the children repaired
to the parsonage and were decorated with
flowers, then marched to the church,
nineteen of them carrying banners, each
of which had upon it a letter making a
scripture acrostic. The programme was
interesting and well carried out notwith
standing that the frequent rains of the
week previous prevented a rehersal.
Y'ou rs, Rambler. -
What the Nawsfiapers Hay Concerning
Well Known Mau nnd 1Youiu.
Mrs. Lizzie Champuey, tho well known
writer of children's ktorlea, la u tall, slen
der woman and a graceful talker. Her
husband Illustrates her stories.
Miss Anita Lucille Cody, daughter of
"Buffalo Hill," U n beautiful brunette of
22 urumors, la tall, has a pretty figure,
and is vivacious ana well educated.
Mr. Anderson Critchett, tho celebrated
IiOiulon surgeon, was recently offered m
fee of $ :5,000, probably the largest medi
cal honorarium on record, to goto India
to treat one of tho native- princes. After
consideration ho declined tho offer.
One of tho last nets performed by Ben:
Perley I'oore lxforo ho was stricken down
wm on tho recent birthday of Georgo W.
Child. Mr. Poore weut to tho govern
ment printing ollico and set Ms 1,000 cnm
for the Child fund hka tho mt of tho
Tho Gonitis socm to tnko to etock rt
naturally as ducks to water. "Eddy"
Gould, Georgo'a younger brother, who is
20 years old, with a boyish face nndu tiny
black mustache, haunts the New York
Kxchango und operalea In stocks In a
nervy way. Ills antics ufford much
amusement to tho old nnd sedato mem
bers. Fir ITcnry ronsonby, private- secretary
to Queen Victoria, is a miuiaturo edition
of Kaiser "VTilhtlm. Ilia mustache und
whiskers are cut in the exact ahape and
stylo of the German emperor's. II in thin
white hair is brushed over a high, bulging
forehead, also in tho Wilhelm stylo.
Modjeska'a aim, according to her own
frank confession, Is to make money
enough to return to California and pass
tho remainder of her days on her sunny
ranch. Tho strain and incident of being
on tho road havo troubled her greatly dur
ing the present season, and many of her
performances have been given when sho
was scarcely able to walk.
Sir John Macdonald, premier of Canada,
In exceedingly annoyed at tho statement
which has been frequently printed in
newspapers that he began life as a boot
black. Ho khj-3 that while his peopla were
not rich, his youth had the surroundings
of a refined home, and that Ida family la
of ancient Scotch descent.
John Roach possessed genuine Irish
wit. When he came to this country he
was oidy 15 years old. Some time after
his arrival ho met one of Lw father's niokt
Intimato friends, who asked him how ho
was getting along. "Getting along foine,"
said he. "Sliure, when I kem to tLls
country I hadn't a rag to ma back, an'
now I'm covered all over wid them."
A now portrait of Thomas Bailey Al
drich Is being printed In the newspapt-1
which Is a striking example of how faith
ful is the resemblance of the average
newspaper picture and the original. I,ook.
Ing leisurely over a pilo of exchanges iu
his office last weok, Mr. Aldrlch run over
the headlines and casually glancud over
not less than four paper containing his
portrait without making the discovery
that the counterpart there presented wan
intended for himself. A friend sitting at
his elbow finally called tho author's at
tention to the portrait. After looking at
It a moment Mr. Aldrlch said: "Well, I
think I may bo pardoned for not having
recognized that."
Komeiuberlng a Taunt.
Ono of tho stories of the sort which
formed the staple of subject for a school
of literature now pretty well gone out cf
fashion, is tokl concerning tho Quincy
house and Its Into proprietor, Mr. J. W.
Johnson. It is related by those sometime3
entertaining and anon prolix gossips
who know all the old stories which deul
with thoir neighbors, that once Mr. John
son, then a farmer up country, came to
Boston to sell a load of potatoes. Such
was his ill luck, however, or the dullness
of the market, that ot the close of his
marketing ho found himself without ready
money enough to pay his score at the
Quincy house, where he had taken a
room. There was talk of retaining tho
farmer's horse in pledge for his bill, but
Johnson, who was a powerful man, went
himself to the stables aud harnessed his
team, no man daring to interfere with
him except by word. The matter termi
nated for the tiino being in the regulation
manner of tho old comedies. The farmer
departed in a fino rage, pursued by the
taunts of tho employes of the house,
which he answered with a vow to own
the whole establishment before he died.
From that day his one ambition seemed
to be to fulfill his boast, nnd to this end
ho labored and saved until still in the
old fashioned comedy fashion events had
been shaped to hi4 will, and his pluck and
persistence were rewarded by the actual
possession of tho Quincy house, from
whose doors he had once been ignominl
ously driven because he could not pay his
bilL Boston Cor. Providence Journal.
Tbe Weather In California.
Mr. M. n. De Young, of Tho San Fran
cisco Chronicle, recently offered to estab
lish signal stations on the Pacific coast If
the bureau would furnish the Instru
ments. Tho chief signal officer promptly
accepted the offer, and tho stations will
bo fitted out as soon as possible. The
weather conditions are so peculiar in Cali
fornia that the present signal service is
entirely inadequate. Advance warning
of frost, cold rain or northers la worth
many thousands of dollars to farmers and
fruit growers. It Is the intention wf Mr.
De Young to have these warnings sent by
wire to tho parts of tho stato threatened,
and to do everything In his power to bring
the service to perfection. Frank Leslie's.
Halt in Buffalo.
Buffalo's malt business Is enormous.
Tho annual product of the malt manufac
turers there Is 7,000,000 bushels an
amount exceeding by nearly 2,000,000
bushels the combined product of any other
two American cities. -New Orleans
Norway' Ice Trade.
The export of ice from Norway is s
growing trade, 255,000 tons having been
exported last year. In a few years, per
haps, It will be possible for an American
in Europe to ask for a glass of ice water
without being regarded as a lunatic.
New York Tribune.
Heads of tbe Profession.
Horse doctors in Milwaukee find their
profession more lucrative than that of the
physicians who bothef themselves with
human ailments, with the additional ad
vantage of a nearly complete absence of
Her Poor Calico Dresses.
A southern heiress to half a mtUVnq
dollars can remember that she went
through the wax with only four calico
dresses, aad she felt more fond of them
than she does of ber twenty -eight fciiks
A rUu Proposed by New Vorfe RtUst
lltu-The Home Hung-.
Goorge I'eabody gave aomee to tbe worfcr
Ingiueu of London. Eratu AVymau, a Net
York LumIum man, precoma la Tbe Epoeh t
baHding plan by whiwk lie bum five hoeuee ts
tbe 'orkirijftixm of Kew York. Hie pin
combines tbe work at building and x lKfc
buuirauee companies. To lUu-traUvj fejptxjw
man buys a house for $i,0OU; he will !
be asked to pay $600 dowu mm! flvea fou
Tanrs at f 500 each to liquidate tbe baJane.
If ho lives, It la expected that he will pay tt
entire amount; if he dive, tbe agreement ff
that his wife gebi the house and lot without
any further payment. So that, whether tlx
husband liva or dies, the family is su." of m
house and lot. Tbe short term liuniranco for
tlio amount of the cost of th bouse esvn read
ily be put on the man's lifo, and If he dim Ui
insurance oompany pays to the building oom
pany tbe eauoant of the iolloy.
floru in a suggestion for some of the Boston
philanthropists who do not objoot te doing
good in a way which has In it solid prinrlpUw
of business suceem. Th plan 1 one whidt
would appeal particularly bo she wives ot
wot kinginen, tbe more thru ry and conserva
tive represuntatlvee of the laboring eouinxir
nity. Women whose buitbaiuls lira lem thaa
920 a woek, and who are uhligud on sins 11 hv
coiues to caro for tbclr hounuhoUls, tmA the
ikhxI of homes of their own with a krwniiow
which tbe dwullors In luxurious city Aatw
uevor experience and eauuot gaetM. The
siro of pernianenco Is almost a pernios, and
those womsti realise their Inability to care for
their families in cane of death of their bus
bands much more strongly than In upioil
by those who imagine that the poor UvecLiefly
lu the carta and ploiuiureii of the day. A home
of her own moans a grsat Weal to she wife ot
a mechanic, fur example. U in aa nattaJn
ablu c-uaUe iu Kpain to musk of Uient. To put
a home within reach of mora workingim-a
would be a practical charity which wonld b
woll worth whllo, and charity Iri tho rovin-d
orsiou doeau't luriui alms giving by an
means, either. Boston Advertise.
The Panama Trug-udy.
De Lcssopg will not hasten to Inform the
Purls bourgeoixi who haro sunk tiiulr franc
In the Panama canal thai a tor bau hoodod
one of the deupest and longest cute, although
high alioTe the prospective canal work. The
earth and rocks takeu out rspresout a eat ot
millions of dollars, but the watrr has wuaedl
back more than enough to fill all the etita,
and the work la valueless and the millions
wasted. It seems as If the I'aiiutua tragedy,
which baa emit so many lives aud eugulfil so
many fortunes, might as well be ended. Tsa
rnont trustworthy accounts UH uisa dying
like b1ipp, money squandered ! uttorl
unprofitable work, very littte advanue, uid
tho prospect hopelens. De IjOh;m' ahuutfuut
faith in himself may float the pi-ojact a httlo
longer, but it will bo at a cruel eufcU tVunk
"Tbe Bread Winners.
When Col. John Hay iu auked what de
cidedly seems an ini(i-Unent juUon "Are
you the author of 'The Bread Winners " he
answsi with a blank smllec "In general I
bave not muck to conceal, but taw thing l
thu secret of sijc of us wke kare been accused
by the publio of this flagricy. New, it live
of us separately eonfews teat we are not th
guilty party, it couvit tke sixth defendant,
and we havo mutually decided to stand by
the author of 'Tho Broad Winners' la bis
secret sin. You soo tho situation I" The cor
respondent of Tbe Baltimore News saw it.
when presented to him the other day. Hew
York Tribune.
A Hint to Smokers.
Says a man who is bhusvlf a great smoker:
"What can men bo thinking of who light
cigars or cigarettes, not only on tbe elevated
stations, but sometimes before tbey get oil
the euro? Tbey surely forget tbat they are
making themselves otTei ive to any ladlos
who may b present, nut to speak of men,
Buch lock of consideration ou the part of pre
sumably well bred men W incomprehensible
to me, and makes me almost determine te
give up smoking, much as I enjoy It; for It
looks au though tbe habit of smoking tendtxl
to make men nidifferent to the rights of
Seal ds,
B anions,
Stiff Joints,
Hoof Ail,
8 addle Galls.
accomplishes for everybody exactly what U claimed
for It One of the reasons for the great popularity of
the Mustang liniment la found In its nnlversal
applicability. KTerybodr needs such a medicine.
Tbe Lumberman needs it In case of accident.
Tbe Housewife needs it for generalfamlly use.
The Cannier needs It for his teams and his men.
Tho Mechanic seeds It always oa his work
Tbe Miner needs It In case of emergency.
Tbe Pleneer aoedslt caatset along without 1C
The Farmer needs It la his bouse, his stable,
and his stoek yard.
The Steamboat man er tbe Bealosaa needs
It In liberal supply afloat and ashore.
Tbe Horse-fancier needs U It to his beet
friend and safest reliance.
The Steek-sTower needs It It will save hint
thousands of dollars and a world Of trouble.
The Ratlread anneedsltandwUlneedltso
long as his life Is a round of accidents and dangers.
The Hack veedamaa needs It. There is noth
ing Uke it as an antidote for tbe dangers to life.
Uinb and comfort which surround the pioneer.
The Merchant seeds H about his store among
aU employees. Accidents wul happen, and when
these come the Kustasg liniment Is wanted at once.
KeeraSetMetatkeUease, TU the best of
Keep a Dottle la the Faetery Its Immediate
use In case of accident saves pain and loss of wages.
Keee Settle Always la tke Stable for
see when wanted. . - - - !