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AN OLD MAN'S LOVE.
BY AHTHCHY TBOLIOPE,
irtjnrof "Doctor Thome," "FramluSan
" cljc" '" ''6 J'opcnjoyr' " PMnta Finn,
ihr, Ir.VJnitr." 77e Hrarde;i,"
liardittlcr Zotrers," &ic., a.ic
CHAPTER V. Continued.
Kot a word had been spoken to heron
-which she could found a fair hope. But
she had never been so certain of her
Ioveof her love as a true, undoubted
:and iindonbtablc fact, of an unchange
able fact as she was now. And why
should this poor old woman, with her
many 3 ears of service, be disturbed?
.She went again up to her bed-room,
and, sitting at her open window and
looking out, saw him still pacing slovy-
lv up and down the long walk. As she
looked at him, he seemed to be older
than before. His hands were still
clasped behind his back. There was
no look about him as that of a thriving
lover. Care seemed to be on his face;
nay, present almost visibly on his very
shoulders. She would go to him and
-plead for Mrs. Baggett.
But in that case what should become
of herself? She knew that she could no
longer stay in his house as his adopted
daughter. But she could go forth and
starve, if there was nothing better for
her. But, as she thought of starvation,
.she stamped with one foot against the
other, as though to punish herself for
her own falsehood. He would not let
her starve. He would get some place
ior her as a governess. And she was not
in the least afraid of starvation. It
-would be sweeter for her to work with
:any kind of hardship around her, and
be allowed to think of John Gordon
with her heart free, than to become the
com fort able mistress of his house. She
would not admit the plea of starvation
" -even to herself. She wanted to be free
of him, and she would tell him so. and
would tell him also of the ruin he was
.about to bring on his old servant.
v She watched him as he camp back into
. the house, and then .she rose from her
chair. ,4But I shall never sec him
.again," she said, as she paused before
she left the room.
But what did that matter? Her not
.seeing him again ought to make, should
make, no difference with her. It was
not that she might sec him, but that she
-mio-ht think of him with unsullied
thoughts. That should be her object
-. that and the duty that she owed to Mrs.
Baggett. Why was not Mrs. Baggett
entitled to as much consideration as
-was she herself or even he? She turned
to the glass, and wiped her eyes with
the sponge, and brushed her hair, and
then went across the passage to Mr.
She knocked at the door which she
had not been accustomed to do, and
then, at his bidding, entered the room.
"Oh, Marj-," he said, laughing, "is
that the wav vou begin, by knocking at
"J think one knocks wlica one wants
si moment of reprieve."
"You mean to say that you are bash
ful in assuming vour new privileges.
Then you had better go back to your
-old habits, because you always used to
-come where I was. You must colue
.and go now like my very second selfr
Then he cam; forward from the desk at
which he was wont to stand and write,
-and essayed to put his arm round her
waist. She drew back, but still he was
not startled. It was but a cold kiss I
.gave you down below. You mustkiss
iie now, as a wife kisses'iierlnisband."
"What!" Now he was startled.
"Mr. Whittlestafl", pray pray do not
Ije angry with me."
"What is the meaning of it?"
Then she bethought herself how she
-might best explain the meaning. It
was hard upon her, this having to cx-
-plain it, and she told herself, very fool-
m ishly, that it would be better for'her to
Lliwrjinwith the story of jVlr?. Baggett.
ShcIcoTtftl .more " e:isily speak
-of Mk. Baggett than of John Gordon.
But it must be remembered, on her be
half, tint she had but a second to think
i might best begin her story.
I hati spoken to Mrs. Baggett about
"Shehas l;vcd with vou and vour
-family rom before you were born."
"She W an old fool. Who is going to
And, if it did hurt her, are
to be put out of our course
If her? She can remain hero
she obeys you as her mis-
"She slys that, alter so many years,
she can t do that
"She skill leave the house this very
night, if she disturbs your happiness
iind minti What! is an old woman
like that i tell her master when ho
may and yhen he may not marry? I
did not thukyou had been so soft."
She coullnot explain it all to him
all that sheihought upon the subject.
She could it say that the interference
of any domitic between such a one as
John GordA and his love between
him and hem she were happy enough
to be his lovi-would be an absurdity
too foolish b be considered. They,
that happy tt, would be following the
lent of humai nature, and would speak
aio more thank, soft word to the old
-woman, if a sit word might avail any
thing. Theirpve would 1 e a thing too
sacred to adni of any question from
:any servant sfciost from any parent.
.But why, in thl matter. wa "not Mrs.
Baggett s happBess to bo of as "much
ennseouence naMr. WhittlestafTs es-
own peace of mind
lay in the same
rection as Mrs.
.wit's? "She s;
that you are
for yourself in
lis wrath and spoke
d showed her at
had not dwelt
ad bade her not
he had been
im as one
et too old
o TKike t;
Then yon come torn
and tell me that
you must destroy all
y dreams, dash
- -. ---
a l my Hopes to tbu ground, because an
old woman has shown her temper and
This was true, according to the light
m wnicn lie saw her position, liad
there been nothing between these two,!
but a mutual desire to be married, the
ream given by her for changing it all
wouia oe absurd. As he had continued
to speak, slowlv adding one argument
to another, with a certain amount of
true eloquence, she felt that unless she
could go back to John Gordon she
must yield. But it was very hard
for her to go back to John Gordon. In
the first place, she must insist on her
love for a man wno had never spoken
to her of love! It was so hard that she
could not do it openly. " I had thought
so little of the value I could be to you."
"xour value tome is mhnite. I think,
Mary, that there lias come upon 3-011 a
certain melancholy which is depressing
you. Your regard to me is worth now
more than any other possession or gift
that the world can bestow. And I had
taken pride to myself in saying that it
had been given." Yes; her regard!
She could not contradict him as to that.
"And have you thought of vour own po
sition? After all that has passed be
tween us, you can hardly go on living
here as you have done."
"I know that."
"Then what would become f you if
you were to break away from me?"
"I thought yon would get a place for
me as governess, or a companion to some
"Would that satisfy your ambition?
1 have a place for 'ou but it is here.
Not as a companion to a lady are you
required to fulfill your duties here on
earth. It is a fuller task of work that
you must do. I trust I trust that it
may not be more tedious." She looked
at him again, and he did not now ap
pear so old. There was a power of
HtiLch about the man. and a dignity
which made her feel that she could in
truth have loved him had it not been,
for John Gordon. "Unfortunately. I'
am older than you, very much older.
But to you there niay be this advantage,
that you can listen to what I may say
with something of confidence in ray
knowledge of the world. As my wife
you will fill a poskion more honorable
and more suitable to your gifts, than
could belong to you as a"goverues3 or a
companion. You will have much more
to do, and will Ue able to go nightly to
your rest with a consciousness that you
have done more as the mistress of our
house than you could have done in that
tamer capacity. You will have cares, and
even those will ennoble the world to
you, and you to the world. That other
life is a 'poor shrunken death rather
than life. It is a way of passing her
days which must fall to the lot of many
a female who does not achieve the oth
er; and it is well that tiiey to whom it
falls should be able to accommodate
themselves to it with contentment and
self-respect. I think that I may say of
myself that, even as my wife, you will
stand higher than you would do as a
"1 am sure of it"
"Not 011 that account should you ac
cept uny man that you can not love."
Had she not told him that she did not
love him even that she loved another?
And yet he spoke to her in tills way!
"You had better tell Mrs. Baggett to
come to me."
There is the memory of that other
man," she murmured very gently.
Then the scowl came back uponliis
face; or not a scowl, but a look of cold
displeasure. 'If I understand yon
rightly, the gentleman never addressed
vou as a lover."
"1 sec it all, Mary. Mr.-. Baggett has
oeen violent and selfish, and has made
you think thoughts which should not
have been put in your head to disturb
you. You have dreamed a dream in
your carl- life as girls do dream, I
suppose and it has now to be forgot
ten. Is it not so?"
"I suppose it was a dream."
"He has passed away, and he has
left vou to become the happiness of my
life Send Mrs. Baggett to mo, and I
will speak to her." Then lie came up
to her for they had been standing
about a yard apart ani pressed his
lips to hers. How was it possible that
she could prevent him?
She turned round, and slowly left
the room, feeling, as she did so, that
she was again engaged to him forever!
ana ever, one naicu uurseu. uurausu
she had been so fickle. But how cou'd
she have done otherwise? She asked
herself, as she went back to her room,
at what period during, the interview,
which was now over; she could have
declared to him the real state of her
mind. He had, as it wore, taken com
plete possession of her, by right of the
deed of gift which she 'had made of
herself that morning. She had en
deavored to resume the gift, but had
altogether failed She declared to her
self that she was weak, impotent, pur-
Eoseless; but she admitted on the other
and, that he had displayed moro of
power than she had ever guessed at his
possessing. A woman always loves this
display of power in a man. arid she
felt that she could have loved him had
it not been for John Gordon.
But there was one comfort for her
None knew of her weakuess. Her
mind had vacillated like a shuttlecock,
but no one had seen the vacillation.
She wis in his hands, and she must
simply do as he bade her. Thensho
went "down to Mrs. Bagget's room,
and to'd the old lady to go upstairs at
her master's behest. "I'm agoing,
said Mrs. Baggett. "1-in a-going. I
I hope he'll find every ono ete as good
nt. doino- what he tells Zem. But I ain't
a-going to be
a-doing for him or
any one much longer.'
Mrs. Baggett walked into her mas
ter's room.loudly knocking at the door,
! and waiting for a load answer, ue
was pacing up and tlown tne Horary,
tbinkin"- of the instico of her inter-
ferenco, and she was lull 01 tne injury
to which she had been subjected. Sho
lmrl hooM uerfectlr sincere when she
" - j- - . m
and she was full of tne
told Marv Lawrie that Mr. Whittlestaff
as entitled to nave ana enjoy nis own
,na n. acrainst both of them. In the
jvj k o
ilace, oe was a man ana as a
to be indulged, at- whatever
nn mber of women. And
man whose bread they
Marv had eaten Jiis
wed upon her from
t cording to Mr. Bag
Lwkvlil at lj-ra Marr
fver herself Sodyand
littlestaff, were 'soul-
led from her. . As
duty in life was to
jie 10 ne siciy. wx-
m ana mar-
malades, for which he
not care a
strawfi. and which he onlv
ate to oblige
iept out oi
her, was a comfort to h
manage occasionally to
ner bcu over some
ilinjr till one
o'clock: and then-thc makinsrjof butter
in iuc suuiuicr numu uenuuu iuai buu
cknlflfl Vlrt tin - I.tfvA I'lvtftff aliA xma
enabled to consider that her normal
hours of work were twenty out of tho
twenty-four. She did not begrudge
them In the least, thinking that they
uere all due to Mr. WhittlestafT. Now
Mr. Whittlestaff wanted a wife, and, of
course, he ought to have her. But she
could not be expected to remain and
behold Mary Lawrie's triumph and
Marv La wrie's, power. That wa3 out
of tlie question; and, as she was thus
driven out of the house, she was en
titled to show a little of her ill-humor
to the proud bride. She must go to
Portsmouth which she knew was
tantamount to a living death. She
hated only one person m all the world, u.u not vote oecause me speaker ot the , deprtum, are foolish and mkchievons;
and Ik as she knew well, was living at House rarely votes. He was known by b nobou.- ever tcm t0 b- sig
Pnrtsmiutb. There were to her only his fnends to be heartily m favor of the '.,,, j:-.- t. ..t ;?-.! iL
hated onlv one person in all the world
Portsavmtb. There were to her only
two phces in the world in which any
body 'could live Croker's Hall and
Portsmouth. Croker's Hall was on the
whole tie proper region set apart for
the habitation of the blest Ports
mouth tr the other place and thither
she imfci go. To remain, even ia
Heaven! as housekeeper to. a young
woman, pras not to be thought of. It
was wrin in the book of fate that
she muslgo; but not on that account
need shi even pretend to keep ber
temper. 1 '
"Whaffs all this that you have txrta
savinc tat Miss Lawrie?" began Mr.
Ji . 7 . kr ... .. -t - !' ;. c
im an me dignity oi
" What aave I been saving of to Mais
not at all well pleased with
f i said a word again you.
sir, nor notlagain nothing as you are
likely to do.!'
"M'ss Latrric is to become my wile."
So I hears her say." &,
" You hav taught her to" thiak tiat
she should nt do"as we hare prbppatti-
because of your wishes." ,
"1 never saW no hing of the IctM M
help me. That I should put myself u
again you, sir! Oh, no! I knows af
nlnon lwttnr than that. I wovlda1!
stand in the wav of anything asWas fori
your good or even of what you though,
was good not to be made housekeeper
to Well, it don't matter where. 1
couldn't change for the better, nor
wages wouldn't iempt me."
"What was it u said about going
away?" Here MJ. Baggett shook her
head. " You told Miss Lawrie that you
thought it was a shame that you should
i . l 1 !...
Iiavc io ieav ueuausu ui uw.
"1 never said a word of the kind, Mr.
WhittlestafT; nor yet, sir,
as Miss Lawrie ever ?aid
irimr vour pardon for contradicting j-oh.
and well I ought. Hut anything is bet
ter than making ill-blood between lov
ers." Mr. Whiitlestatl" winced at being
called a lover, but allowed the word to
pass by. " I never said nothing about
" What did you sav?"'
"I said as 'how 1 must leave you;
nnthiiif but that. It ain't a matter of
the slightest consequence to vou, sir."
"Very well, sir. I mustn't demean
me to say as anything 1 had sa:d wasn't
rubbish when ybu said as it was. But
for all that, I've got to :o."
"Yes, in course."
"WI13- have you got to go?"
"Because of my feeling-, sir."
"I never heard such tr.ish."
"That's true, no doubt, sir. But
sf.ll, if you'll think of it, old women
does have feelings. Not as a young one,
but still they're there."
"Who's going to hurt vour feel.
In this house, sir, for the last
th teen years I've been ton-sawver of
"Then I'm not to marry at all?"
"You've gone on and you haven't-'
that's all. 1 ain't a-finding no fault'
But you haven't and I'm the sufferer.'
Here Mrs. Baggett 1 egan to wipe he
eyes with a clean handkerchief, which
she surely must have brought into the
room for the purpose. "If you had
taken some beautiful young lady"
"I have taken a beautiful young
lady," said Mr. Whittlestafl', becoming
more angrj- than ever.
"You won't listen 10 me, ir. hdu men
vou boil over like that
o doubt Mis?
Mncr ie .15 ltfVUltiflll aS the
best on 'em.
A .. aw w w- -
lknew how it would bo wr.cn sue cams
anion" us with her streaky brown
cheeks, Wd make an anchor wish to
kiss 'em." Here Mr, Whittlestatt be
came appeased, and made up his mind
that he would tell Man about the an
chor as soon as things were smooth be
tween them. "But if it had been some
Kn.nit.:fiil voumr lady out of anothei
The long and the short of it is, Mrs.
Baggett, that I'm going to be married."
"i suppose you arc, sir."
"And. as it happens, the lady Ihavt
selected happens to have been your mis
tress for the last two years."
"Sho won't be my missus no more,"
saidMrs. Baggett, with an air of fixed
"Of course you can do as you hka
about that. 1 can't compel any one. to
live in this house against her will; but
I would compel you if I knew how, foi
vour own lenefit."
1 nere am 1 no eompeiimu-
'What other place have you got you
ingoto? I can't conceive lit ljf
..., oi,rmi,i iiviin anv other faniilv
JUUBV. 7 . m" " ', w:,Mt
"iNot m no iamiiv. m- "",
tnmnt me. Uut tnere
are's them as sttft
noses that they've a claim upon me.
There was a slight pause before Mi
TVitittinstAir TC-o'.ned. "Has ho comi
ot- orrnina" lin. s ihL almostsolemnly.
4. vr,?a ot. Pnrrsiriouth now. sir.' And
Mrs. Baggett shook her head sadly.
" And wants vou 10 go iv uuu.
" He always" wants tT at when he
comes home. " Tvo got a bit of money,
and he thinks t ore's some one to earn
a morsel of bread for him orrayther a
t4 j dot sec that vou need go at all;
mass 01 inn. x iuusi-i;o imo "
at an v rate. Miss Lawnes marriage
won't make anv difference.'
It do, sir,"" she said, sobbing.
"I can't see why."
'Kor I can't explain. I could stay
on here, and wouldn't be afraid of kim
"Then why don't you stay?"
"It's my feelings. If I was to stay
here, I could just send him my wage,
and never go aigh him. But whenrm
alone about the world and forlorn, I
ain't cot no excase but what I aaat go
- vThea remain where 70a are, aad
doa't be a focL" ,
to be coKiwcmrx
house, one of them from tne rarK. ior
instance, who hadn't been herea'ruosl
own thumb, 1 snouion 1 ve
BJalaeV Kcmptiw Becri.
Every man who remembers political
cvenfcs must know that Mr. Bla"in' was
one of the foremost advocate of specie
roumpiion uu nuzwsiy in imauciai ai- i
. . -
fairs. As long ago a IM8, .when Mr.
i enuieton proposed 10 pay me uovcrn-
mpnt hnnil hr i4iii of fiTiii harks,
..... ........,, . ...
Hcnublican Committee, caused a
social circular to be scattered broad-
cast over that State, and was crx icrad !
for so doing. When the Resumption ,
act was passed it was not dUcu&ed in .
me Mouse, so mat au me expression oi
.1 -.,. it .......
1 1 111 II II Ml tJU L1IK MIUUCL IS UJ U! 1UI1III1 in'
opinion on the subject is to be found in
the roll-can. It was strictly a party
raeasure, reported on and passed first
by the Senate by a strict nartv vote .
.-., ,a n,rflr,l v;,; .;Ma, ;, I
bv Democratic leaders, and the roll-call
A4 AW -V -s j.jw 1VJUVVU 1
. - i
specie resumption at aiL lr. lilaine
did not vote because the Sneaker of the
Democratic, and it was given out that
the Demoen-ts would undertake
take to I
repeal the Resumption act.
01 mis, jnr. Diaiue, ueiore the new
lie mw 1
Congress met in December, 1875, pre
paredan elaborate speech in favor of
resumption and against inflation, to bo
delivered on the first occasion that of
fered. Before that speech was deliv
ered an enemy stole a copy of it, and it
was published in advance of its de
livery in one or two papers. January
10. 1876, in Committee of the Whole,
Mr. Blaine delivered his speech. It
fills over three close columns of the
Journal. It is unnecessary to quote
much of it, but the following sentences
will show where Mr. lilaine stood at
the very outset of the fight for tho re
sumption of specie payments:
rile honor of thcXulloiia! Government and
the prosperity .of the American people itru
alike menaced by those who .JeinauJ the per
petuation or un Jrroteenuhle per curren
cy. For more than two year the country ha
'littmmmimg Xroiu tho -prostration or buM
nemt mmmKmtti retwnu but tew-iy; trade
revtratoaly partially: m4 to4r. with capi
tal Maraditetlre mod liter naMnnloveil. we
Nljnd owrativwt inthonMat 1 mu agitation
rain Hag the medium wtt waien uuinet
traaMcrfrjCfVRall t carriatfa. Until that
"'""IKaaJlig'y adjuata. K la idly to ei
pcaCibafWtBsira of jproaperkjr to which
,lho fevMM6a'f paopfe and ta resources
of tH' HmtiStEEsm. Uacertalnty
aa44AjBkjjMMlHB crrRey froai day to
cJaj-n iniurMumPcTry boneac fodustry.
And, while that which Is itaQwi: as tho debtor
clti-w should be fairly and KNvniuly consid
ered in the hapinp of iwusurctf for Hpecie
resumption, there is no Justice In uslcln;
forintlutlon on its behalf. Itathcr, there is
theMea InJiiHticc; for you must remem
ber that there i u laro c!a8 of leservinir
people who would Ihj continually and re-ni'ir.-ele-Iy
robbeii ty such a policy. 1 mean
tiio'rtJ'or of tho country that U compcllol to
live from und by its dally eanilnir,-
There is not a cotton plantation in the
South, not a prain or uruiinx farm in the
Wnof not a coal pit or iron futnace in
IViuVyivunla and Ohio, not a mauufact-
Siiow-malse,era..us3cuuselismem-w!va, "indoiH-ndenLs" or "Indejcnd- ' T,
bers voted against it because it was not ,.nt HiiflIlM; a. ,w tt.uft lUVr Ul died at GcodhateoJuIy-
r .t 1 l I vra uivit wi
sufhciently strenuous to meet their ap- I ,lf ..i,i.....i . n . , a urctca! or-cratiu
proval, and General Butler voted the u s ranr Cav for even the dl- ; J "
same way because he did not believe in tntanfZi .-.K--ir.- . ftr Jo! -N- F-
- m & k 1.1Uilllt.V. UUVJ Llll-Ill-tUll 11 - W-- -
T Hnn'ia itnMl !!te-t New KiiKland. not a shin-yanl on
i.i .W' Atlantic coast, not a lumber camp
SO. I nTT5el,-' from tne I'enobeot to the Columbia, not a
mile of railway between the two oceatu that
would not leel the ipiickenlntf, jralntul lu
tiuence of u llnal and general aoiuicceuce in
measures looking to u specie rcnuiuptioti.
I am told. Mr. Chairman. In tone
of most solemn waruimr. that this country is
not able to maintain its paper money at par
with coin. Sir. I reject the Miirrestfnn with
scorn! und it s-eems to me If I could bo per
Miudrd of its truth I hould be ashamed to
rise in the American Conrres and proclaim
it. It would b an unpardon
able moral weaklier In our people alwas
heroic when heroism is demanded to doubt
their own capacity to maintain specie pay
ments. 'Jo-day we are sutler
imr from timidity of cipital. and ho loop as
the era of doubt ami uncertainty prevails,
hat timidity will continue to inci ea-o. Steps
oward inflation will make it chronic.
In any event, J!r. Chairman, whatever
we may do or whatever we may leave undone
on this whole linancial question, let us not de
lude ourselves thaH we can ceape 11 pccle
Dtauduni. So nCion lias ever succeeded in
L'StattlishlnK- any other standard or value. No
nation has ever male the experiment except
at ifieat cost and sorrow, and the adocate"
of irredeemable money to-day are but askimr
us to travel tbe worn and weary rand traveled
so many tUaas berore-ja i.roa 1 that has al
ways ended la disaster. aad-Often in disgrace.
Tnis speick was wgidr. commented
on. Indeaihe Ajifc wich.wa$ ed
ited by oaalof tfce pHattditow of tha
N'ew Vork Evemno FbX, "tt papar
which told all inquirers that fc coild
not find tiat Mr. BlaiM haWaavre
s miption Sacord, aid immam the
statement after the Jmtnm Mai. called
attention to it f n an dkodj'artick? '
the issue of Ffbnianlll76. quotas
Mr. BlainaaadeckiPlhaSt "the pol
icy of the Republic party is to get
back to speck payneale fcy a ftrat aad
considerate coarae.1 Tne nrf -ocaasiou
in the Houat when Mr.' Blaine had an
opportuaity'to vote against the repeal
of the Resumption act was January 17,
1S76. when Mr. Holman presented a
resolution declaring for its repeal. Mr.
Blaine, with all of the Republicans ex
cept four, voted against the resolution.
Columns of extracts might be giver,
from Mr. Blaine's speeches during the
period that specie resumption was
threatened to show that he was one of
the ablest and stanchest champions of
The coursc'of the papers which havo
raised this issue fitly illustrates the
methods which his foes have adopted
to defeat Mr. Blaine. Either of the
papers named could easily have ascer
tained Mr. Blaine's record on specie re
sumption. Indeed, it is difficult to be
lieve that the intelligent men who write
and supervise tho editorial work of
those journals, can be so ignorant of
current political history a to declare
that they do not know that Mr. Blaine
was in "favor of the Resumption act.
Their course in this respect is in keep
inr witli that which his foes are pursu
ing Thev will ston at nothinsr which.
unscrupulous malignity can suggest. It
is "anything to beat Blaine." In this
case malignity has put on the dunce's
eap. Boston Journal.
Jt .g thirty vcara 5inCe the political
organization tnown as the Republican
i!" mat w
, Party first took its
name on the Gth of
Jar. ISM. at Jack
son. in mis estate.
UeJkoned bv the ca
calendar, the party is
not vet old: reckoned by what it has ac
co:uplihed and tho changes it has
vrrotight, its life would fill a" century.
Unlike the Democratic partv. which
va linked into shave bv Andrew Jack-
n and started on its career for spo'ls
sj personal airiri'audizement, the Re
fill H.in Tinrtv was a irrowth and a de
'elotinient an embodiment from the
a of the profound sentiments of the
The party came together in a spon-
B?OUS $OIt OI Way liunug til smumci
12H ir many ot tne .onneru aaiw.
Vtthin a year lrom its negmning
iorte of the two great political pow-
Po the country. It was formed in
: of those periods of transition wnen
material for a new organization is
Mrtritino-tobepnttogetner. and so
wfejation was rapid and soon corn-
first great band of cohesion
;the Repnlieans waa a perfect
iry in oapowBoa w " -icn-
of slavery. The aext was an
Wanimity in tfceeaapott of tha
Alter taas caw to
ir . - M
idiom art au u
to tM cafmAieatacnt Of
S 4 " ' A. - -
Th work of th Republican party fa I
Mils cuuHWtiua iiu uvniu uvcre in iiu-
parlance the work performed" by any
otlwr puutecai uraniaUou in any
conn! rv or time.
rmi.f thi nnrmnl romHtion r.f n. fr
Government there will alwav. fats
TartT of prtKc-of liberal idea
i .i5? t 1 .r . . . ..
- ' '
advance ami create isucs. aurft i
,,., ti,, ,i .. - ,
sZaa ' '
n nmn:i,'nn r u.a .. ..
it:. nZ, u.aplhi. t. .i .
.':.: ' .i .., . "
uuk wvi.'vij. 1 U'JW iiif
iamt comvaLPt and a:illsMo h. oJ
..., ,, . . - .
men in me worm, lis very spirit lena
to individual thought and frwdoni of
uVZ"l "V:r. " .'"!." 'a"M vvw""'
artion. Hence in iranortant elections
" 'wl'l',:w irequnwy mai mimocr di-
regular party move-1
iiit'iii .kiiti liiiiiin iiiiii kiiiiiii iiim:ii;i
A .! -.1I,. -1 ;.. -
. .. v ... ,-,.-... fc'w,MV j..- .---.,
oiue special nonua
They u-uallv call them-
nLs of disruption. The "Liberal Re
publican" movement in 197:, which
I nuuiu uaic uau wuiv ji.m -. -
pect of SUCCCsS if jt had been nhrerdly
n,anaee,i was gucb a sloughing off .is
ii t . . 1.1 .i. .i:5,.,i..,:
wouiu nave ponenueu mo mwmu'm ,
of any party except tho Republican:
but after a few month tho seam had
almost disappearcl and the great Re-1
publican bodv was united again.
"Scratchers" "and "Independents"
have apiarcd since even now they
hold a position of some prominence in
the public attentionbut they do not
in tho m?n rhanm the current of Re-.
publican thought or success.
The progressive party is always sure
remi rwho ari babl to break off and
KU 111 JJUlUJl Vi WIUV . .. .-0 j
reform which seenw to them more im
portant than everything else: but there
is always a balancing conservative
power which holds the party in its or
ganized action up to questions of Na
tional policy and those of a character
which fairly admits them to the field of
Tne Republican party has suffered no
diminution or vitality since the aecom
nlishment of its first great work. It
continues to be a leavening power in
the life of tho Nation. It is alive to the
wants and tendencies of the time, ami
gives expression to the most earnest
popular convictions. It has alwavs
been watchful over the freedom of tho
individual and jealous of his rights,
whrfhor affecting his social, legal or
political condition. It has been
1 ?..... ..A. .... cities. f-hf finrn
1 .. :ni:.n.:.. ... vr;i.il wiji1v
UCIlUllUCIll liuui, .iuwj-.. vf. ,-w.- - ,
akin" -tho time 'together and always In
i.iiviu iiiu c ,. , . ,
uio uirectiun ui 'l h "-
greatest goon. .
If the Democratic party is uko a
mountain, standing upon tne uneuan--
mg rock of the aoie age. tho Kepiib-
lican party is like the sea, full of cur-
rents and of life, restless upon tho ur-
face, and now and again throwing one
of its vessels ashore in a high tide,
showing a dirt' streak oceasiotnlly
from contact with the mountain, but on
tho whole keeping itself tolerably pure
bv constant motion and preserving its
own true level in spite of current, wind
anil wave. Detroit 1'ost and 'Jribunc.
Must a man satisfy the demands of hi?
conscience in every "instanco ? The man
may be incapable" of good judgment,
lle'may he ignorant. I'ossibly he is so
fiekle that his conscience demands one
thing this hour and its opposite tho
next. Perhaps he is Used to relying
upon others, and it may be that he
shows good tense moro in that wav than
in an- other. He may be tho slave of
prejudice, and for that reason the sug
gestions of friends are better than his
Religious or party organizations arc
created that the best thought of tho
most people 1na3-.be given practical
value. Armies arc brought into the
field for the protection or the prosperity
of the mas. The individual merges
himself into the people that through
united effort his personal ends, as well
as the good of the whole, may be ad
vanced. Suppose this individual put
his conscience above the church? Sup
pose he rank his wisdom above that of
the party? Mr. Cur'is says this is man
liness, but is it not rather" rebellion? Is
it not the outgrowth of a self-sufficiency
which no amount of wisdom or
purity can warrant ? The views of tho
whole are crystallized in the organiza
tion, and if the system of government
which all good Americans affect to be
lieve right really is right tho outcome
of the mass of brain must conserve the
interests at stake more thoroughly than
that of the sequestered and uncompan
If the tender conscience of Mr. Cur
tis' manly man is to rule how shall we
regulate any kind of government, or
will there be any government at all9
The child's conscience is as sacred to
him as that of the parents is to them:
so the child must not be disciplined
against its own judgment. Mr. Curtis'
man is hired to act as the Secretary of
a company doing legitimate business,
and if this Secretary fimls. after pro
found thought, that his instructions are
unwise, he will cease to follow them
and immediately proceed to instruct
himself. The duties of a subordinate
are necessarily of an executive charac
ter; but it is not difficult for him, if he
be a truly manly individual, to assume
the duties and the authority of his su
perior. Why. with the same principle
of action carried ont, should not the
ordinary soldier refue to obey the or
ders of men higher in command? And
what is to prevent the President of the
United States ignoring the laws enact
ed by Congress and substituting then
for laws enacted of and bv huT sover
Mr. Curtis is careful not to sav that
the delegate of a convention should re
fuse to act. In most of the cases men
tioned the emergency of the manly
man can be escaped by resignation: but
the delegate, though as. Mich he repre
sents not hU own views so much a.
those of the locality to which he be-
f longs, must value hii personal nrefer-
enees ana not at an tnose 01 nis con
stituents. And then, the nominations
having been made, he must consult hi
. - -
own wisdom and ignore that of tho as
sembled multitude. His knowledge
and his pnrity are better than those oi
the majority. He "flocks alone,"
grand, gloomy and peculiar. The con
vention must come to him; he can not
go to the convention. He is modest,
however; be readily grants that the
convention has as gobdT a right to bolt
hU nomination as be has lojbolt its
Perhaps, as the truly luanhr aiaa
seems to think, the subject ends rirht
here: aad yet it fa really an imterestiag
qaestkm what kind of roTermmeet we
should have, or if we saoald hare any
gorereeaee at all, if tha rale f tkk
tralj. Mtenur iatiTJiaal efcomld pre-
TaML M. J.
ir-i i- j
vff Wki -l
the iwrfomiMw all over, that these
, n fuwiw
a WA.!U3flTte. Ja!r
t s-wu ti. v h.
1 " - J -1-TJ -W - --
tel?tam from SL Job ia.
, nh- IVHf Ft ,.: ha
vlvors ol Orrdr. rrtj eta.
The urvivo of Ow Crri
Ured vcn men mJd o!
h re wiriwL Tbrfr uimn
A. W. Grtdy. SAnt Hat
acrsrani .inmtj neatness, in
r . . .. . i i . r.
Lonr. Scrscant WIUukj A.
nliat SN-ward Hrnrr Hi
, yiOX7ii coonclL Tlicr crr
jj 5hljw Tb aad lJw
i'-rh. teFrtj tt unin a ".-vr
& t. r j
The following teJoxram w
the Navy lVrartuient tlib uw
St. JoiLtH, N. FV 9 a. in.Tl
K. Cliaadlcr. JHvtctarv lh 1
lucloti: The "ThctK" "IWrar
Gam', arrived here to-day
Greenland with all welL lii
tiua t!e "Alert otic hundr
mile nortli duritur a ra!.
At 9 v. m., June tri, tie mll
Sabine In Smith's Sound, the
lksir rocned alive Lleatcnant
' y, Srceaut Rrainard, Scna-4
IckA, Serm-ant Lonjr. Uos4l
BeWerback, IYivate Conurll anl
, E11K the only .survivors of the Ij
Un Hay expcthtlon. SerKcaut K
both liands and fee t by frwt oil
. July d at Godhaven, thnt dat
! amputation uhicH had ttccome
SevenUfii of tho twcot-nv
coiiijRtalni; Hie rpcHtlon, ierl''
, tlon at the Hnt here the
nhile ealhic to procure tvol
bodies of the dead were rescued al
on tKKinl the Thetis and Hear. On
Tunevik, was burleil at DIk.o,
auce with the de-ire of the li
Durini; nine months his party
upon a .vaut allowance of fmv
from i'ort Coiucer that w.i carbt
Harbor and Cape Ldvlla by
Nares In l!s7r. I'art wiis found u
ai;ed b the ujmj of time, and Ut
by Heebe at Caie hablno In Iil
Kniall amount saved from tho wns
rroteiifc in 1!3, land-sl by l.li
HarlitiKton and Colwtll, and the U
where (Jreely's party wai fouml.
When thcje provisions wereconl
tKirty was forced to live tiiwin In
klt stripjHHl from their seal skit
and lichens and shrimps cauclil
1 w cither, when the were strons
make the exertion, as it took thl
reii sunuips io mi a raiion lilt'
labors un; hau.tli.ff to dei
tV-m to sustain life entirely.
The rluwiel between Cic S
l.ittkton Island did not cJomj on
i0i,.t le all winter, so that tw
tU(1 furly rations at Uie latter jh
nut be readied. All lireely'a ie
j all the instruments brought bv 1
i)it Conger are recovered and are
From Hare island to .Smith'.- xui
a constant and fitrlotw tnll:le wit
in lmiMable places. The Ndid
wen overcome by watclif tiliss
tifiice. o oiiortunlty to advanc
eseajHtl me, and for huveral
lulb sblpn wore forewl to ram
from lead to lead through tho M
imc in thickucNt from threo to
and when raftinl much ureatcr. Thl
and Hear reached Caje Vork, June
a pastce of tweiity-one davs In
Bay. with two advance j!iljs of the
whaling tleet, and eontintu
UatKj aaotne. Keluniltiir wveJ
later we fell hi with
others of tliLs lleet off Wostej
inland, nud announced (reel's rr
them that thev iniu'ht not Imi oelaitl
their fishing crotindi nor In; tetiipu!
the daiu;er of hmltli ,soiinil in view
reward if Sli.i,000 offered by Coiurr
Ketunilnif acnM .ueivuie nay we
with "Alert" and "Un-k (tarry" off
Thumb .stniiarlini: throticli a heavl
Commander Collin did admirably
along so far with a tntnxjxin w early!
season before au otcuhu: had oerum
AVashixoton, July 17. -The 11H
the resrue of Lieutenant ("rcely and
of his party crwiti-d much exrltenU
this city. The telegram from Coinui
Schley vvsus receive! by near Admiral
ols, Acting Secretary of tho avJ
IimuedinteJy communicated its conieti
hh'iitenant (Jeneral Mieridan, Acting
retary of ar. 1 hey proceeded t
White House and hhowei the tele;
the President, who ban taken ileejl
tcreat in the exHiitiou and exjif
great concern at the sad death
many of the party. A copy of the teld
was telegraphed to Secretary Uiamll
West Point, and to .Secretary Unco!
Xevv York. Tltc families of Ueutl
(Ireely, Lieutenant Cominamler SchlH
Lieutenant Lmory were also InioniM
their rescue. Itcar Admiral NIchoN
telegranhed Commander acluey as
Johns, as follows: "Use yourdbwi
about the care and transjortation of I
Report by wire when to sail for ew
The derailment semi most hearty cos
ulations to yourself, officers and men."!
The Greclv exDedltlon was comi
Ue following irsons: Adolphu!
Greclv. First Lieutenant Fifth Lav
ActinsrSknal Officer and Assistant:
ril: wife's present residence, San II
Cal. Frederick F. Kilingbttr-,
Ueutenant Kleventli Infantrj-, Acting
nal Ofltorr widower: two chlH
James B. Lockwood. First Lieut
TwMitr-third InfanUV. Acting SI
Ofllwr. Wa.Hhinirton. I). C: us
ried: is a non of General Ickt
(reirtn I'nitisl States Army. Dr.
1av- medical oflicer: married: wife!
dress 31arwille. Kodaway County,
Kdward Israel. Senreant Slcnal Corps,
inazoo. Midi.; unmarried; bom at KaU
7mi MIcIl Winfidd CI Jewell, ber
Siial Curt: unmarried; bom at LU
v 11 nTvr. St. Hick. Sergeant Mi
(!hmL Washimrton. I). C; unmarried;
nt SMnpv. Xova Scotia. llanit
S. Gardiner, Sergeant Signal
PhUodflnhia. Pennsylvania, nm
bom at lliiladephU. ItavM C. l"alveiu
itt stral Corns: unmarried; xrnl
itloomneld. Ohio. William I L Dre,
rnt General Service, Washinrton,
trirt Columbia, married. Davkl G. Br
nl .TT?it Coronany L Secowl Cava!
,tuti at New York City,
i u-i-'n County. New Yd
iHrfilLtmn. Seanrent Company C, S
Cavalrv. enlbted at Philadelphia, bonl
in.ittdohla. Xlchola ahL Con-
Company 1L, Seornd Calvary, enlisted
flnrlnnatl. U niuiumco, oor j i:u
Lrc, Germany. Jeph' K&Mrn. Corji
Company E. Tenth Infantry, at Fort Way
vwi. bora m uermanT. tiHiin
lUnn- Irivate CofBpany E. Fii
Cavalrr. enlktetl at Qncinaati. 0 bd
ti fanovr- Gtrroany. Maurice Con
nrintr ConjMuiy IS. Third Caralry, enUsS
In camp on Gooe Creek. Wyo. born j
Kerrv, Ireiaria. jacoo newxr, pm w '
Mnv F. Mnth Infantry, tadhU
riiti Ttzmeks. Xelx. born hi Ft
burr, Germany. Willlaai WhbJJer.
vale Company Fr Nlath Ialaatry,
t;.i at Oiaalam Barracks, vea-
In Carroll Conaty, lad.; father's add;
Ttfaaon. lad. Hearr Bterdcrbcclc, jn
riMiir G. SeveateaaUi IafaMry.
at irmfemoatL O.; aora at Wekteek,
Baar. JaHs FiMfarirH, yntatej
r svBBd Cavalry. Mrlrtee a
o BMaarrSed; nam at Dbj1.
w- a FJih- rivate Ctianawr C
- --- atVcwTerk City.
Tsaaam faata, . Y- K. X
ntma Caaaany A,
iri of 1'
vQffW Wal. araFfwBT
ff MattML ?t r - Jrtlljf tlv
My ..Jt LdgMgk fteWaaaeaaaal 9eavef
'"a WfPB Haw' ! eaiwear aajsej
aesrfrMa Mti Hwawael fi ttrrtaii
WaWaWi ar4riPenPV9 9QWm&f9 air
w$ ta n4iTlaaat, aa) W Pa apwwi
nmhi yrt te0t:-ifpl tfr rF in vmt
iW5WTk WmWweTtfB aJawerwsl'W aw P5sWappaWS i
iinniajL Li Mwaaat urn
t&a a aaw Vr
avgjaaa aai 4eaLaa BaaWk aaeaBBBaaBaat
ta fcaetr mmv
laaa IW ItAw Othma tttirmtf .
)iflwr e KHdMM ft'aiaajlWtwa
- wvLatftaS ftA famH - -a.i.11. aaadkaaiRak
atW fv(pl ? '1 WfJfcpeaWPWaTWfJi -"" "Ul
jt intaMMr in H thf taaaMwK &tm
mit IMvar iM WajjHnw a )m ?
Prr' Ma 4 Arvas-saci. rtwa ta
mm f XMia4 Attimr &jmv h. i.
at & huwl t T CLrf HMttmtah
Tteft tat lirtwwU m4 . irat
mmxk f nw Uftt , rwiVrH tfm
tm fcOC In ym Uvtttt !rttwH 4
Srnrtl Hraia4re mmm4mt Hi enwMMw
flrtaartt JmkI. a4 & r tnmiiix
Kay ta tMwt c Arikrp nt
lHa4ef aSooJ fra Ike . tew
lrrtly al rf tem.nmmi, ttr!' ?.
Vim tWeraur oCta ia taiwni m
4wgtvr a mlawhwk lMrMa Plti.4 at
m arB tHntrt(a4i mm wr a
c.ttM mmxhf rm W aaiiitltar anaw afy
lMaat. aMtcrattr warata 1M trm na"
MrUtaa4. Ht M te a Um Atntoirt
lo&. UrlrMK htmtk faitaat
ctac im mumfcur an p tfm wt
about tH ku4fr4 aftv fort pirfemm-
fa It fsaa Mt (lilwatt TU4 im n
lnlerterik'fH, a a C tmttt
tnmm atsty atUm wH twtwwa Hw tni
anl oKara fc er. ta 3rKa.W4, iNf
reMLcHMr. wK iiHtkirtM4.rre 1In
aortaaaH M mt Mwt- QNy k HjF
kma4. aa Uut rir
ci tkrw efr4 acatwanl f
Ut fartlMNrt hr Stf M
Wt. The hu4 eit4a mm trjr
tartiKT i thaa ikM Nr ta a4W thtu
but t )wmr MiHt la vf t utU ktra
lHiwts tenw uw & Ta t
jtm NatkHi dirtfe. oaHrraUMia. at4 xWr
tkMia an taa. nrtmt to Omm aia tr mn
rolHMvt vkaotit kw M Mf, mm, m
tie aecMeat m r wrtsra t rewt mr. X
aeurry wm eiH4 af- tVae? mmA W
eae Orftta eeeitrml tnwa H iaa wimr.
!Hrmt tit.T, CaetaUajg;
St. Johss, X. FM Jaiy mOa MrlvaS at
the aaeaoraf f tha xm( 9vuntpm yirtrf.
day a AMUlet IrM ctrfm4ml l
torvlewe4 Ueatraaat Greets m Utr mt
vlvora of Ums Aretk coleajr. The WWwhic
tacU were dlctesl: After yaaylwc tx
wlaten at Fort Cafr la aeieatJiie nv
ncarctaft, Ueutoiunt Ureelyt Wi fcU
whale party intact, broke up tfceir encamp
ment ami commefwett a MmDiweat kcHt
Thb was acrxMMplWfeeil aaiitt gtnrf
Irlj frtHH ghw f wM, lea alpa
ami other caaaltia. Cape Sahlae mw
Imc been reached a temporary home wa
erecteiL built of stome amt coval hy the
boats' alU brow;ht alomc by tms ftty. On
the 'iWh of Seittembefwiatar quarter were
CAUblWied at Cape SaWh. The yownaU
Mriathad become rerv meaner, atttithe
cache of provisions left by Uh; lrtHMi mC
year bat poorly aunnletHeHted. It. Tm
launcli hii become faat oa the ke a fa ft
weeks previous, ami Itad to be aIs:Hloi
during the whole winter. The tuXmtfoft
In the raukji wm early la Jaattary.
when, one ef the men Anftn4 oC
with eeorry. On tlw Oth tt Anil U
tenant Ickwooti ami Mr, KJ, the
pliotograplter, nuccanibf!, after ft hewte at
tempt to secure for their trv ins eomrjMh
about two hundred otuids of meat -toaetl
to be cached at a plae aamed Jtai
Creek dkitant alxit fifteen mile froei thrt
encamtxuent. Israel, Uie astronomer, -l!ieil
MayJT; L. KisliHbory M June I,
and Dr. Favy, the iiaturaih, skit f death
Juue 6. "Sot one of the victim reallxwl
tltat leath was so near. They H dktl
a tranquil, palnlewt death. Twe &rtti
niaux also ix-rlslKtl; one of uterta
tlou, the other drowHed, W lyak le
Ing plerceil by wjme newly forme4 ke April
17, Una cutting oft all prositlmr fwr a
supply of ns1 meat for th atanrlme ex
plorors. The Ksqutmo were most faithful
and devoted followers ami hlpws of
Lieutenant Greely. Ellis was rescued an!
safely bt ought on boanl tlie s4eam4liip
Bear, where he died a few ders
Mibseinwiitiy. Ill I a xUiMfill
nary Instance of human emJaramre,
While away soums ten mlm turn
hN hut last winter the tempmlMre
suddenly droptei! forty-eteht ilejfn htew
!zero. Hfa hamls and feet were fra to
the very bone, ami he was dnuo(ti by hi
I eonirailes In an atlmwt dylme eoalUa l
'Jils hut. Jiw feet am! hands were llleraiiy
amuutatcd hy the Incisive fnwt. and la this
terrible state lie lived through the diemal
months Uiat Intervened between that time
)um1 the rescue.
I The bodiee ot twelve of the victim
have been brought Up hy the
iteaater Bear and ThetK
balmed in tanks filled with akefcei. The
turvlvors are all dola well ami rapHly
gaiaiag Hesh and Mremctk. Uea4eaaiit
jGreely, who wm la exceedfagly erM
Iraj comlitJOH waen iraatteaen w
fie Thetis U row &We t mmm
ibeet llils Meralag he Vev
et for an hoar's ride to get she eeaatry ak
irsiieMaecrtiof oeatatcHtty. Tm Theala
ami Bear ley e iroia aaoreaaawtllipa
ared varan. There wan a teniae gale
lag frees tea aeaHiwesi, a aeewy aea
raaaMig, ena a jeiaNeaaee as wp wae
aajeejpaaaijf laewieepte. xiapawa lafei
amitae ether siaaarvlvaft mM e sei aaaaa
eerf waeJe heat ie their steeeaag haaa, aa4
fMg. aaaaaslew fjeei leaal to Mat aMM Mag
fdhatraetioaafaae waaJe party at aae aaM
AfcaMB. eerlala. Tfce saa
afar tfceam, aadi tfce fary af
aed at everr leeaaat to
.AS lesaVHal aWffv IVIRw PeasMW m bHIMbV sB I
tawarietMirerr. 'raetjeeeir amii
Mm algae iaeKmfe ever yet jaaefaai Vf
peaar eaptorersv aaasaly, U 4mm W f-1
neemasewiuaaiiH) iijw wj
sttvasiea, mi aaeaaft Ceae
Sgae ateaeish a Alert aartot
fha iieailreii imaaniar e Terk
mef aae aet yet ranee aJ wm 4(a
gpveeee eeaTiaara. aaat. wtaaar aw xew
faiiehav!. aat tae am tele we", as wee aiawaat
Jj! leasrjesss eagraaeieea. n
aTiesildee'f Serait, to aseaaery tke
4w ikaarir 2aw t ww MaMeee aaeai at
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