The American. (Omaha, Nebraska) 1891-1899, March 22, 1895, Image 1

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A WKKKLY NEWSPAPER.
"AMERICA FUlt AMERICANS." We hold that al! nu n are A uericans who Swear Allegiance to the United Slate without a mcninl reservation in favor of the Pope.
PRICK FIVE CENT
Volume V.
OMAHA, NKBKASKA, FRIDAY, MAKC'll i!2, 18'.r,.
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NOTES AND COMMENTS.
The New York lV,lut, says
some ultra-ProtesUnts of Boston are
saying that "Lt.s Huguenots" is a pood
A. I. A. opera.
Jesuit Shekman, lie who one
year ago advocat d outlets for ex-Roman
Catholic priests of the MeNsmara
and Slattery class, has btt-o spewing his
opinions as to summer schools into the
ears of certain deluded citizens of Chi
cago. The Jesuit's oath which we pub
lish weekly advises murder, to when
Jesuit Sherman declared that Roman
ists would be justified in muidoring
thei-e ex-priests, he proved the authen
ticity of that oath. If his advice re
garding ex-priests Is not acceptable to
the American sentiment, his opinion as
to schools certainly will not be.
The common council of Bos
ton has passed an order requesting
Mayor Curtis to offer a reward of tl.ObU
for the detection and conviction of the
person or persons who set fire to St.
Anna's church, Dorchester district; the
Gate of Heaven church, South lioston
and St. Peter's church, Dorchester.
The churches named are all Roman
Catholic and within eight days the two
former were destroyed and the latter
was slightly damaged by fire. We sug
gest that the bishop instruct his clergy
to report to him the culprit. He ha
probably confessed to the crime long
before this.
A Chicago paper publishes
this item of news: ''In the case before
Justice Prindiville yesterday against
several Polish citizens who were ac
cused of assaulting the He v. Father
Joseph Barycski what promised to be
a bitter contest ended in peace. The
counsel for the defense, Mr. McNutt,
acknowledged, on behalf of his clients,
that they, had done wrong in the heat
of excitement and pisslon. He ex
pressed regret for them and apologized
to Father Barzynskl and to the arch
bishop for assaulting Father Barzynski,
and for Improperly conducting them
selves in the church. Alexander Sul
livan said in view of the acknowledge
ment made by the defense and their
assurance given through their counsel
that there would be no further lawless
ness he knew he was conforming to the
wishes of the archbishop and Father
Barzynski when be assured the court
that there was no dtsire for revenue or
punishment, and, therefore, the defend
ants might go in peace. He warm d
them, however,that this termination of
the difiiculty must be respected in the
future. What was said by the counsel
was 'interpreted to the crowd which
filled the courtroom, and the case was
formally dismissed." Think of a man
who has the reputation that Alexander
Sullivan has, standing at the bar of jus
tice pleading the case of a Roman Cath
olic archbishop and a Roman Catholic
priest.n Yet there is an old and a trite
saying that "birds of a ftather flock to
gtther." Probably this is applicable
in this case.
Now we are amazed! The
Democratic paper of Omaha, the World
Herald actually published the following
editorial opinion: "The Italian gov
ernment is working up public senti
ment, or a "moral force," as some call
it, preparatory to unearthing interna
tional complications over the lynching
of Italians in Colorado the other day,
and it will end in the United Sta es
making ample apology and paying the
families or ntxt kin of the murdered
men enough cash to compensate for
hurrying the desperf does off to anpther
country. Although there was nothing
to justify the lynching of these men,
they had committed unlawful acts
enough to send them to the penitent
iary for a long term of years. It appears
that all the Italians that were involved
in the trouble, especially those that
were lynched, are a murderous crew,
and that it is their custom to conspire
to give the stiletto to any body who
angers them. But the Colorado Italians
are no worse than their countrymen are
as a whole, 'in other localities. They
have no respect for law or the rights of
others, and putting objectionable per
sons out of the way is not to thera a very
serious matter. Bat all the same, Uncle
Sam will have to pay a round sum of
money for the work of the lynchers.
And it is right that this government
should indemnify the families of those
whom the mob killed. It is interna
tional custom and treaty law to pay
money under such circumstances. But
the foundation of the Colorado trouble,
and all similar mistakes, is in our loose
system of regulating immigration. Had
we restrictive immigration laws that
were being en 'orced to the letter, the
great army of Huns, Slavs. Poles and
Italians who are overrunning our toal
and other mining regions, would not be
in the United States today. And the
same is true of the Chinese. The gov
ernment paid a round sum cf money for
the Chinese labours that were- ki'.lel
in Wyoming som 3 tears a?o, an 1 the
finhl payments have just een made to
families of the Lahans who wore killed
in New Orleins some four years ago. In
this connection it is proper to say tha'
the shooting of a British subject ry a
mob in New Orleans the other day, and
the tying up of English vessels tor a
whole wet k b cause the mob would not
allow laborers to load or unload them,
will necessitate getting quite dtvp Into
the treasury for gold to "wipe out" the
insult that was put upon the flag of
F.ngland. But in addition to the money
cost, there is the loss in self rvspeat,
b- sides the mortification of being
brought face to face with the fact that
we allow the United States to bo the
field of operations of political intrigue,
murderous "labor" societies and other
branches of the Italian mafia. The woo
ple of this country that is the citizens,
are not lawless. The lawbreaklng
which follows close upon the heels of
labor strikes is almost invariably insti
gated by foreigners who arc not only not
citizens of this country, but who enter
tain hatred for those who are eitiz-ns,
and contempt for our institutions. But
when some of our people directly in in
terest get so exasperated at these mur
derous creatures that they take the law
In their own hands every citizen has to
chip in his share to pay for thedamage
they do. Let us quitlynchicg and turn
our attention to the Immigration gates,
which are wide open. Ljnchlng for
eigners costs us a great deal in cash
and self respect. It don't pay.
A dispatch from Washington,
D. C, under date of March 17. 18!5,
contains some points which ccl no
embellishing to bring thera to the at
tention of the people. Were it neces
sary to produce evidence in substantia
tion of the charge that Roman Catholics
owe primary allegiance to the pope, it
would not be necessary to look farther
than this dispatch. In it would be
found positive evidence of a divided
allegiance. That dispatch reads as
lollows: "St. Patrick's day, coming on
Sunday, was celeb-ated in St. Patrick's
church today, with bU'h pontifical mass
by Mgr. Satolli, and a sermon by Rev.
Father Richard.-', president of George
town college, on 'The WTorlJ-Wide
Work Wrought by St. Patrick and the
Irish Race." Mgr. Satolli, was assisted
in the service by Father Hooker,
Sbiiretti and a largo number of the
local Catholic clergy. His celebration
of the mass wes accompanied by orches
tra, choir and organ. President Rich
ard's sermon was notable in portraying
the Irish race as God's chosen people
of modern times, as the Jews had been
the ehosea people of the old dispensa
tion, and also in its elrquent tribute of
loyalty to the pope and his American
delegate, Mgr. Satolli. Referring to
the growing influence of the Irish the
world over Father Richards said tha-- a
mighty empire, far vaster than the
Raman power, the empire of the
English speaking people, was growing
up and overshadowing the world. A
grasping, relentless, unfeeling power it
is, no doubt, yet in general just to in
dividuals, much like that pagan but
orderly empire of old. And now, where
ever the English flag is plauted there
the Irish go wnh it to plant the faith.
Nay, they outrun their masters. Driven
frjm home by unjust laws, by oppres
sion, cruelty, poverty and famine, they
penetrate to the remote quarters of the
globe, bearing with them their priest
and their faith. This Irish immigra
tion was at first toward the Catholic
countries of Europe. Then toward the
United States. At the present day
they are flowing into South America,
where 100,000 Irishmen are settled on
the hills surrounding Buenos Ayres,
They are founding a new world in
Australia; they are powerful in India;
they are invading all the countries of
Europe. European countries are tak
ing possession of the Oriental regions,
and the ancient prophecy of Noah is in
course of realization, with the Irish
giving back to the east the fa'th it had
rejected. Father Richards referred to
the distinguishing characteristics of
the Irish in their unwavering fidelity
to the see of Rome, which equipped
them for their world's mission. Then,
addressing Mj;r. Satolli, he said:
'Venerable prelate, from the moment
you set foot on these shores, the heart
of the American church bade you a joy
ful and respectful welcome. We are all
of us Irish, all of us Romans in our wel
come to thee. When, therefore, you
write to the glorious pontiff whom you
so worthily represent, say the hearts
of his children in America bt at with
only one impulse, loyalty and love for
the see of Peter. In his words, how
ever much the world may carp and
blame, we know that we shall find the
purest faith, the most devoted patriot
ism. Ask him, then, to rely upon our
obedience and our affection, and im
plore him to bless, fi om his throne of
buffering, his children in tin o United
States, that we under Iahj may rarry
on with high-hearted courage and
steadfast truth the ini-sion intrusted by
Celostine to St. Patrick and the Irish
race.' The statement bal ad led sig
nificance owing to ihe (KTsihtoiit but
groundless rejiorts that the Jesuit order
was not in full sympathy with Mgr.
Satolli' mission. President Richards
is one of the influential members of the
order, and Georgetown college one of
its leading schooW.
The AiyuiKiuf of San Fran-ci-co,
is not much given to caressing the
Roman beast, except In a left-handed
manner, yet 1 s satire Is so fine that some
might mistake what it prints for com
mendation. A fair sample of Its style
is contained in t!ie following editorial:
It has reflected little credit on the
smartness of the Roman Catholic hier
archy in the United States that they
should have delayed so long to set up
an opKsition in this country to the
sacred shrines of Lourdes and Ste. Anne
do B-'aupre. But they have at last
awaked to the folly of allowing so much
religious fervor, and t-sM chilly i-oniueh
coin, to be exported to foreign lands.
A shrine warranled to perform mirac
ulous cures has loen established In
the state of New York, at a plate
called Auriesville, which stands on the
site of an ancient Mohawk village.
Here, In the year HiHi, the Jesuit fath
ers Jaques and Goupil were massacred
by the savages; the narrative of their
death fillsoneof Parkman's most touch
ing and eloquent pages. The life of
Jaques is so thrilling in Its dramatic
romance that a Protestant might well
acquiesce in the commemoration of his
name by a statue; but the priests pro
pose to turn his memory to better ac
count. In life, the father was the most
honest of men, impatient of pious fraud,
and indignant at anything which sav
ored of imposture; he told the truth al
ways, ard when, after his escape, he
returned to France and exhibited to
queen and court his mutilated hands,
the fingers of which had been gnawed
off by Mohawk squaws, he would not
allow his sufferings to be made the sub
ject of a mummery or the hasis of a
lying chronicle. When he returned to
the field of his labors in the Mohawk
country, he was just as frank; he never
claimed divine interposition in hj work,
or pretended that ho was other than he
was. If he had lived to this day, no one
would have bat n more shocked at the
present use of his name than he. Two
hundred and fifty years after his death,
the twenty-seventh private session of
the third plenary council of Baltimore
report' d a resolution in favor of the
beautification of Isaac Jaques and Rene
Goupil. Beautification is done by a
decree of the pop", and is the first step
toward canonization. Fifty years after
a devout member of the church dies,
application may be made to the pope
for his beautification. The congrega
tion of rites then examines certificates
and attestations of his piety and of the
miracles he performed: if these are sat
isfactory, the pope decrees the beauti
fication, and relics of the deceased are
exposed for the adoration of bj'.ievcrs.
Sufficient time has not yet elapsed for
the congregation to make their report
in the case of Jogues and Goupil, hut it
is expected that it will presently be
forthcoming, and, in the meantime, the
Society ot Jesus has bought the spot
where the two priests are supposed to
have been martyred, and has erected
a small oratory there, with a gilt
crucifix and a plaster statue of the
Virgin. The true inwardness of their
purpose was revealed when they an
nounced that miraculous cures could be
performed at the shrine through the
intercession of tho martys. Witnesses
were not wanting. An Irish policeman
named Michael Griffin came forward
and testified that he had been cured of
a running sore by assiduous prayers at
the altar. Similar testimony was
borne by others, whose names and
whose story are fully recorded ia a
register kept by tiie Jesuits on the
spot. The news spread far and wide,
and last summer the oratory was visited
by five thousand supplicauts who had
diseases to be cured or prayers to be
granted for it is announced that the
beautilii Father Jaques will not ocly
attend to the practice of medicine, but
will secure the divine favor for business
enterprises which do not involve any
breach of morality. This year the
number of visitors is expected to bo
much larger. A pilgrimage from New
York to the oratory is to set forth on
August Lull. To accommodate the
visitors, an open chapel capable of hold
ing fifteen hundred people is to be
erected when the mows m It. Ail
through Augusta daily mass is to be
said by a Jesuit father. It is confidently
hoped that the receipts of the shrine
this bummer will exceed those of Ste.
Anno de Beaupre. Why not? There
is no abatement in the ferver of super
stition or in public credulity. The
priests who dictate to their Hot ks what
they thuuld believe and what not, are
unanimous in Indorsing these miracle-wo-
king shrines, and a mass of human
t s i.rony derived from foots and knaves
Is on record u eon firm their statements.
Of the Irish Cuthollcs of New York,
hadly five Hr cent, know enough to
laugh at the Imposture. Evtrry Jesuit
in the country is prepared to War wit
ness that the Nines of Father Jaqus
are under the oratory which they are
not and that devout prayer to them
"ill cure diseases which have lis 111 -d
the faculty, and secure profit to business
enterprises which are undertaken In a
Contrite spirit of faith. Why should
not the wor Irish Immigrant and the
Illiterate servant-girl empt their pock
ets to obtain such prleole-s boons?
Sunpose, If wo may suppose such a
thing, tli at Protestant Americans be
lieved that relics possessed the power
of hiallng, and that prayer to a taint
would accomplish results which hud
been vainly hoped from Dover's powd
ers, Jamaica ginger, or paregoric,
would wo not all hasten to drop our
dimes, and our quarters, and our dol
lars lnt j the greasy palm of tho mumb
ling Jesuit who officiated as doorkeeper
at trie shrine? As for tho Arijntmiil, It
has always been a champion of protee
tion to domestic industry. By &H means
let the Jesuit fathers go ahead and
rake In the small change and the
coppers of the devout, so that the paujier
labor of foreign ecclesiasticism shall no
longer bo fattened on American con
tributions. We have no doubt we can
produce as fine an article of mlraclo In
this country as they do in France or In
Canada. This new development is fairly
entitled to tho kindly consideration of
congress. True, miracles have never
yet been the subject of fiscal legislation,
nor have we any precedent to guide us
In placing a protective duty on prayer.
But congress contains minds large
enough to grasp the problem. When,
In tho middle ages, a cathedral or a
monkery secured relics of deal saints,
which attracted pilgrimages of the de
vout, a neighboring cathedral or monk
ery was sure to announce the acquisi
tion of other, finer and more potent
relics; thus, for generations the com
petition between Cologne and Treves
was lively, and eHch archbishop labored
faithfully to destroy tho business of 'he
Other. That is the way to do now. Let
trie JchjIIs of Aurieaviilo expose the
frauds at Ste. Anne de B-iiur.re, and
let congress impute a heavy duty on
returning invalids who have b en
doctored up by foreign mirai 1 snaps.
Let us have protection to our home
miracle industry.
The Sjih'it of tSeventy-S!.rt a
new patriotic paper published at
Seattle, Wash., says: The great ma
jority of the people of Seattle have
look-id upon Providence Hospital cs an
institution conducted on the broadobt
lines of christian charity. Now and
again hints have been dropped that all
was not as represented, but these soon
passi d away, as no mention of them
ever appeared in the newspapers of the
city. There has been considerable talk
on the streets recently regarding the
circumstances connected with the death
of a woman named Woodrow, who died
in Providence Hospital on the morning
of February 14th. A representative of
ikrcnty-Hix was detailed to inquire into
the case fully in order that the facts
might be given to the public. The
husband of the dead woman, one of the
doctors having her else in hand, the
nurse, Sister Ma-y, who had charge of
the invalid, the sister superior of Prov
idence Hospital, and the UTdertaker
who attended to the'in'erin nt of the
body were all Interviewed. Stripped of
all sentiment or prejudice it appears
that a woman in almost needy circum
stances sought admission to Providence
Hospital on February 5:,b, there to
undergo an opperatior for the removal
of tumors. The husbaad, Frederick
Woodrow, a man earning a livelihood
as a laborer, made, according to his
affidavit, which appears below, certain
arrangements with the sister superior
as to the expense to be incurred while
his wife was an inmate of tb. 3 hospital.
An operation, much more difficult than
had been anticipated, was performed on
the 11th, and on the morning of Thurs
day, February 14:h, the patient died.
Up to this point there appears nothing
in this case which might not be found
in a thou-and others. A human being
had reached a point, while suffering
from a certain disease, where a surgi
eal opera io.i was the only chance. An
attempt was mide to save her life by
this means, and failed. When the body
was removed it apieais that the sister
superior had already takeu the pre
caution to secure everything of value
belonging to the deceased woman, even
to the wedding ring from her hand, to
insure payment for expenses claimed
by her to have been incurred. All
clothing, except a nightdress and a
pair of stockings which were uion the
Nsly, were held with other priqwrty
Rumors were stum current reflecting
i-crlouslv iion thou) In charge of Prov
idence Hospital on account of which an
Irq.ilry whs Insll'ulcd hy this pawr as
already mentioned. It was found that
aside fro n ihe emu statemen's of Mr.
Woodrow an.) the sister ticrior there
was nothing to rojiort which would lo
of siei'lal Interest to the general public.
Mr. Woodrow made a statement, In the
form of an affidavit, which Is as follows:
"Skatti.k, Wash , Kelt. 27th, I ,',
Krederlck Wttodrow. ttelng duly sworn,
deposes and say: That tho woman,
Itose Wttodrow, who died in Providence
Hospital tut tho morning of Thursday,
Febriary II, was his wife. That the
deceased woman was admitted to Prov
idt nee Hospital on February iitli, to
bo treated for certain tumors from
which she was suffering, thereby biug
in said hospital nine days. Deponent
further says that hy a special arrange
ment made between ttio si ter siierior
tif said Providence Hospital anil him
self, It was agreed that tho total cost
for tho care and treatment of Mrs.
Woodrow should not exceed seven dol
lars ($7.00) or week, or one dollar
($1 Oil) per day for any time In excess of
the first week. In spl.e of this agree
ment there has I teen a claim fttr the
amount of seventeen dollar and nliiety
Ilve cents($17.iCi) made by tho aforesaid
lister superior, and because tills claim
has not been paid, theclothlng, jewelry
and other properly of the deceased has
Itoen retained by said sister superior,
who refuses to deliver them until the
sum tif seventeen dollars and ninety
five cents (I7 W) has been paid. De
ponent stales further that in addition
to retaining the articles above men
tioned, that the wedding ring was
taken from the hand of his wife and Is
now retained by tho sister siiiorlor, at
which act the deponent feels much ag
grieved, believing it to bo un act of
heartlessness in people who nre posing
In the name of charity, while in fact
they are conducting their business,
giving it the most liberal construction,
for tho money there Is In It. Tho de
ponent takes this means of placing this
matter before tho people of Seattle in
order that t hey may be able to judge
for themselves the facts in tie1 case.
Fkkdkuk k Woodhow.
Witnesses L' M' ""'r,
Witnesses j WM Fuanhkn
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 27th day of February, 1W3.
L. M. PliKSNALI.,
seal A Notary Pu'tllc in and fttr
the slate of Washington, re
siding at Seattle, in King county."
The gist of tho complaint tif Mr.
Woodrow Is, first, that tho charges
made are in excess of the sum agreed
upon, and secondly, that tho act of the
sister superior in Uiking the wedding
ring of his wife, in addition to the other
property was, "an act of heartlessness.".
The sister superior made an att"nipt to
avoid discussing tho matter when in
terviewed by a representative of this
paper. Her account of the arrange
ment with Mr. Woodrow as to the
charges to be made for the ear j of his
wife, differed in this respect: The rate
was to be eight dollars iter week with
additional charges for medicines and
use of operating; room. Tho sister
superior claims that undertbisarrange-
ment the charge of $17 95 was very
reasonable,. When arked her reasons
for retaining the wtddlng ring she
promptly answertd: "It is business.
We want pay for our bill; this man is
poor, he promised to pay me 17. CO the
next day after bring in his wife; he did
not do so. People will pay more than
they are worth for things belonging to
those they love if they are g'tod peo
ple. And so we may wait a lor-g time,
sometimes hree months, or longer,
but they usually come."' The sister
superior seems to be a shrewd business
woman, a judge of human na'ure and
quick at estimating the financial stand
ing of those with whom she comes in
contact. She claims that during the
twelve years she has b;en in this hos
pital the institution has been out of
pocket many times on account of earing
for poor people, and th 're'oio she in
tended to prevent any repetition of such
instances if possible. & ; Su will
take the p tsition, and wo venture to
say HO per cent, of the people of this
city ilt agree with it, lhat 'rom the
point of view of a pawn-broker the
action of the sister superior was per
fectly justified. "It is business." There
are people who may so far forget the
general rules of "business" as to think
there is something sacred about, a
wedding ring, if not about the wearing
apparel or trinkets of a departed loved
one. The writer of this article is con
sidered by many to bj a son ehalst -rn
man, one with but little of what we
term "sentiment" in his makeup; he is
no longer young and impulsive. In his
treatment of men there is considerable
of "business," and yet among the things
he holds most dear is a little purse once
carried by his 'ather; a portion of the
List coat ever bought for him by his
mother; the little stockings worn by an
infant daughter at the time she died in
his arms more than twenty years ago:
while the ring of his dead wife, as it
glistens sometimes upon a daughter's
hand today, brings buck memories
which could not bo undetsuxtd by this
woman who is called ' sister sujterior."
The chances are that this man Wood
row may be many a long day before he
can pay the ' bond." True, J,,. m!i;ht
replevin the property he'd, lint that
would not pay the claim of the sister
superior. It might not )' "lufim-M,"
but If a fund mm raised to "redeem tho
pledges" held by tho sister superior, t
would ntt doubt lie a good act, and any
thing In exeoH of thetl7.il." demanded
by the charitable lustlluion on Fifth
sir, et, might go toward de'raylng tho
expense of the funeral of Mrs. Wood
row. Tim jtooplo tif Seattle, and of the
whole state, are too Intelligent to need
any homily tin the foregoing rasij. On
tine side was poverty and on the other
' business." It is well that this matter
hnshom made public. It will place
Providence Hospital before tho tieoplo
In a proM'i-light. It is a bunivrM In
stitution, and as such should be treated
as well as a grocery store or a black
smith's shop, but no Itetter. At present
there Is the poor farm for the jKMtr anil
Providence- Hospital for those who can
pav; but., in the name of common sense,
let there lie no more posing on the part
of the latter institution, In the name of
charity.
"Kkv. Mammon C. Peters, of
tho Bloiimliigdale Reformed church,
New Yttrk city," says the Omaha Ch Hu
tu in Advocate, "scored tho contracting
parties In tho late Gould-Castolanc-marriage
In the following manner:
'The wealth of this nation Is In tho
hands of a few, and these few are marry
ing off their daughters to titled Im
beciles. This Is the most successful
way of making a nation oor. A mar
riage for money or title Is a humiliat
ing stoop to tho dust; a hollow mockery
that blushes ttt heaven, American men
as a rule marry for love; royal scoun
drels always for money. With them
Cupid has changed his name to cupid
ity. There Is no record of an Inter
national marriage where hard cash was
the consideration for empty title that
did not end unhappily. Yet amhplous
fathers and managing mothers of most
heartless daughters are constantly play
ing the same unlucky game. Two mil
lion dollars for a title! The outward
legal form in such a mating may seal
the lips of criticism, hut a marriage It
is not. As the 2,lKX),0tiO to be settled
on the little count Is contingent on his
good behavior, there is very little like
lihood of the money ever getting out of
the Gould family. We despise tho
man who takes a bribo. We put stripes
upon bim. What shall we say of these
titled fortune hunters who offer them
selves in marriage to tho highest bld
d'.sr? And what shall we say tif the
oung women who turn that which Is
noble and pure and American away,
and sell themselves to be offered will
ing victims on altars of Ejropean pro
fligacy"'' Wo pretend to bo a demo
cratic nation. We are the most snobbish
and slavish worshipers of rank of any
nation in the world. It is seldom that
aa effeta i obleman falls in a suit for an
American woman's hanl. There is
delusive charm in titles we affict to
despise that woman will feign to love
adventurers who would, If untitled, be
positively repulsive. Such marriages
are far from respectable. The pagan
pomp and vulgar outlay with which It
may be celebrated only furnish the
mash that covers the mockery the
mockery that always taunts the misery
in tho end '"
Your Duty.
EttiTOil Amkkican: While there are
people who must cut off every luxury
and be content with the necessaries, be
carelul that you do not consider THE
American and kindred p uters a luxury.
The people most remember their duty
to their country, and every subscrip
tion aids in placing bjfore the people
the dangers to our land, and if this
work is not done by the prt ss, it must
be done in a wav that will cost more
tiian a fe dol!arssubcription to projter
periodicals. Consider your duty to your
self and your country before you begin
to write to these publisning houses, "I
admire your paKT, but I must stop
every luxury. Lt'X.
A fluids Logic.
Little boy who has just run an errand
for his mother" vlamal two boys were
fighting on the street acd one of them
swore terribly."
Mother: "What did you do? '
Little boy: "Weil, I did not do any
thing; but I thougat he was either a
very bad bov or a gooi Roman Catho
lic. '
A Ptiiind of Facts
is worth oceans of theories. More in
fants are successfully raised on the Gail
Borden Eagle Brand Condensed Milk
than upon any other food. Infant
llmltti is a valuable pamphlet for
motaeis. Send your address to the
Ne York Condensed Milk Company,
New York.
Orangemen.
The regular meetings of American
Lodge No. L'21, L. O. I., will be held
every Saturday night at Hodmen's hall,
l"th and Douglas street. All members
are requested to be present.