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JMAHA , Drnftn , Chnckn nnd I'ostnllico
Jrdert to be made p.iyablo to the order of
the Company ,
The BEE PUBLISHING 00 , , Props-
AN attempt wan inado on Friday in
the Now York assembly to doalaro a
defeated bill pasted , It lookn aa if
3d Slaughter haa boon imparted to
Vlbany. .
FIVR thoasand dollar * reward Is
offered for the return of State Treas
urer Vincent , of Alabama. Tretnarora
in the south are valuable pieces of
COLOIUUO'H proanot tf gold , silver ,
lead and copper last year was about
926,000,030 Her product of senate'
at the last election represented exactly
910,003.000 , and unfortunately noth
ing nlse.
TJIK Rovcrnmtnt paye the railroads
nearly eleven million dollars yearly
for its mail sirvioe. It other wordi ,
the government oanhib'Ucs two per
cent of the entire annual gross earn-
IURS of the railroads of the United
IT in rumored in Washington that
Judge Bradley will ru'.iro from the supreme
premo court bench in a few months
and ba aaccjodcd by Secretary Fr < j-
linghuynan. Julgo Bradley will bo
remembered a the popular favorite of
the demoaratia party during the elect
oral oiirumlsslon agony.
Iv thuro are any nbuioj cDnnected
with the Nobrvuika Inoano asylum the
people to know It. The
general improioion is that Dr.
Mathuweon'a aduiinlotratlon has
bocn a remarkably nacooeoful one , so
succouaful in foci that several other
dootors of less ability would bo glad
to slip into his sheen. The present
legislature h s , hownvcr , no idea of
Investigating one man out of oflba for
the purpooo of appointing a joilnus
and ambitious oandidato to the came
THF.UK are already n half a dozen
self announced candidates for the
various city ciflicou which will bo vi-
cated at the osmiug spring elections.
Most of the gentlemen .who are
anxious to succeed Mayor Boyd and
I . his associates will not fill the bill. Our
oitizaiiB are ospoolally anxious at this
time to ospiblo , tflijiont and
honest men as their representatives ,
A great deal of money is to bo taken
in and disbursed in Iho next two
years for public Improvements and
that is ono reason why the taxpayers
of Omaha will bo even moro careful
than usual in their choice of city of
ficials and counoi'mon , These men
who are most anxious to secure office
are the ones who are least likely to
MORE attention than it deserves li
being given to the trouble at the An
napolis naval academy. The affiir is
a college row complicated by mutiny ,
and like most sush rows shows how
bumptious boys can bo and how inju
dicious their masters. The original
cfTtnso was that of Cadet Woodruff ,
who had solved certain hard problems
in naval architecture , obtained per *
misilon to leave the room during ex
amination on plea of necessity , and
while out posted a paper on which
the problems wore worked out where
other cadets could sco them ; and then
on returning signed an affirmation
that during his abionco ho neither re
ceived astlstanco nor rendered any.
The facts being discovered , Oapt.
Ramsay imposed on him certain "do *
merits" for dishonorable conduct and
deprived him of his rank as potty
cffior. Some cadets took it upon
tham to cheer Woodruff , and penalties
wore likewise laid upon them ; and
when a derisive howling and hissing
arose in regard to this order , a third
was issued sending all cadets of the
Crst class who participated on board
the prison ship Santee , now Ij ing in
the Severn , and depriving the patty
officers of their rank and privilege * ;
amTalso rcstiUtlng all the cadets in
various ways , such as forbtddlcg them
to attend "hops , " to walk beyond the
academy grounds , or to walk in them
"with 'other persona than c&dois "
The consequence is that there are 40
cadets shut up on the Santee , and the
rest 6f thrm extremely uncomfortable ,
whllo the commandant is maintaining
his dignity over them all. The boys
have acted like fools , cheering n man
who is properly punished for cheating
and Jylujf , and resontlngall discipline.
They seem to forget that they are a
part of ( he military force of the cosa-
try , supported by the country.
Iowa prohibitionists are rampant
over the decision of the supreme
court , declaring the late constitutional
amendment void , and Governor Sher
man is urged to call an extra session
of the legislature as speedily as possi
ble to take tbo first step towards the
submission of another prohibitory
If the governor is wiio ho will re
fuse. Public sentiment in Iowa on
the question of compulsory temper
ance has undergone a great charge
since tro members of the last legisla
ture were elected , and another Eoislon
of that body Tould not fairly represent -
sent the voters of the state on the pro
hibition Issue ,
The result of the experiment in
Ktnsas has bson an eye opener to
many who believed that the oi.f jrce-
ment cf prohibition waa pracl'oble ,
and the revulsion of fooling at the
late election Indicated what the verdict
of the people of that state will bo
should the qacsHon over again bo sub
mitted to thorn foi revision.
Nu sennlblo man wi 1 deny the evils
resulting from intemperance or ploco
any obstacle in the path cf such re
striction of the traffic in llquois as is
demanded by public sentiment , and
can bo enforced by law. But the fact
remains unchallenged that no prohib
itory Amendment haa over been enforced -
forced and it is fiir to assume from
the results of past experience that
none over can bo enforced.
Nebraska has gene farther than any
state in the union to wards solving this
important problem of regulating the
liquor tram's. If the Iowa republicans
dcsira a sensible law which can bo'en
forced lot thorn copy our high license
bill with such modifications as have
boon suggested by its operatlonu. They
will find that nothing will so quickly
take the question of prohibition out of
politics bconusoiio prohibitory law can
throw greater atfttguards around li
quor nailing or bn onfoic'd half so
easily. In addition the revenue from
high Ihonsos Is no small mittor to bo
passed over , when taxpayers are con
sidering thu tompnranco question.
The railroad inAna ors and their
representatives at Lincoln have a
great deal to cay about the immense
capital iavcstod in railroads in Ne
braska , the cost of their construction
and Iho small riturno which they pay
on the investment They protest that
legislation against extortionate rail
way rates will bo intorfuronco with
prlvato property , and rsk why the
people do not attempt to restrict the
charges in other industries beside
their own.
No r , if over the public had an in
terest in any corporation or business
concern , they have in the railroads
which travcrso thin state. Those
road ) wore built originally wore
money donated by the government
and bonds voted by the people. The
United Stairs poured over $70 000.030
into the pockets of the Orodlt
Moblller-and Ojiitral P-uilia
- syndi
cates and voted them a princely land
grant which in itself would have boon
sufiblont to construct the Union Pa
cific from Omahn to Ohoyonno. Ic
addition hundreds ot thousands of
dollars of local aid have boos extorted
from towns and cities along its route.
The capital invested was the people's
and all the income for years has gone
into the pockets of the stock jobbers
and pirates who have manipulated its
securities , watered its stock and in
creased Its Indebtedness to cover up
the enormous profits earned by its
operation. The only investment which
the Orodlt Mobiller gang made was
an investment of bribery and jobbery
in Washington and now their sue-
oassors have the impudent audacity to
protest against any Interference by the
people with the rights cf innocent cap
While the B. & M. received no
government subsidy in money , the
sales from their land grant in the most
fertile portion of Nebraska have been
sufihlont to build the road and all its
bronchos ever again from Plattsmonth
to Oalbortson , without taking into ac
count the liberal local aid which its
managers have received , from towns
and counties along Us route ,
Lit the fact bo known that those
gigantic monopolies Invo not only
boon created by the state , bt't fur
nished vi 1th their capital by the people
plo , and the howl cgilnst any restric
tion of their abuses booiuio it may im.
pair their dividend earnings , will have
little effect on members of the leglsla <
turo sworn to curb the extortionate
exactions of the railroad robbers.
A COKUE8PONDENT writes ns com
plaining th t "TiiE BEE is not pub
lished in the interest ! of the public , '
because its editor refuses to print t
voluminous communication upon "The
Eternal Immutability of Nature. '
Now Willie a number of our roadori
are doubtless yearning to know some
thing .more about' the eternal Immnta
bility of nature , more are Interested
In reading the news. A two colurur
essay of the kind sent by our oorrcs
pendent is generally a great deal mon
interesting to the writer that
to the readers of a nowapapor ,
For this reason in nine cases ont elton
ton it finds a place in the editorial
waste piper basket. If correspond
ents have news to send , It is alwayi
welcome when written concisely and
as brli fly as possible. The Bex is also
glad to receive communications on
topics of current interest , but they
must bo to the point and in small
compass. The space of every news
paper is valuable. In the BEE it sells
for twenty cents a line to advertisers ,
and a communication must bo of moro
present interest than the essay on ihn
"Eternal Immnlability cf Nature" to
bo worth that sum.
PETITIONS are pouring into Wash
ington from the west a khg congress
to put lumber en the free list in the
intercj. of consnmrrs in the trcelots
states , Senator Vnn Wick's excellent
speech has waked up a hornet's ucst.
It haa also sent pout haste to Wash
ington a lumber lobby which is only
second in means and influence to the
steel and iron ring in the capital.
The porplo of the west are now
taxed $10,000,000 a year on the lurn.
bor they consume. This enormous
subsidy is pocketed by a ring of east
ern lumbermen who have steadily ad
vauced prices and pocketed enormous
profits ont of the necessities of the
treeless states. Within the past five
years the prices of common lumber in
Iowa , Nebraska and Kansas have ad
vanced from 45 to 05 per con- , while
these of the finer grades have in
creased in a etjll larger ratio.
There is no excuse for this impo
sition except the greed of the lumber
barons. The tax on lumibor adds from
$8 to $40 an aero to the value of their
plno lambs. It does not increase by
a dollar the wages earned by the
Oanadtau lumbermen who are chit fly
employed in felling and transporting
the lojB. In addition , the tariff on
lumber ia a standing promlum to a
wanton destruction c f our foreeta
which throhtons to make our soasaco
iltoinations of ruinous drouth and
weeping fhodo.
A letter from Mr. Frank Colpetzer
o the editor of TUB BEE encloses the
'ollowiig petition of western lumber
dealers to oorgress , asking that Oatia
dian lumber be placad on the free
ist. The names appended represent
ever two millions of capital , invested
n selling and manufacturing lumber :
OUIOAOO , February 5 , 1883.
To tbo Honorahln the Seuntora and Repre
eentntlvca In Congrest UHsombled :
Wo , your petitioners , earnestly beg
that in your wisdom you may BOO the )
thoughtful ptudcnca and atrontr moss-
ity cf nuoh legislation as will plio *
Chnadun lumber on the free list , and
otherwise amend our present tariff
laws. Wo think , in view of the rev-
'ions made by our federal oonaua in
1880 , which , however dlrputod , must
bj valuable as it basis of information ,
wo find from the statistics of forestry
that the entire standing white pine of
the United States Is only sufficient to
supply our want * for fifteen years , at
present rate if consumption. Wo
think the census estimate somewhat in
error , and wo bellovo the error was
imposed on the census bureau by the
reports of the owners if timber lands ,
for the direct purposn of convincing
the public that the supply of our white
plno was nearly exhausted , and as a
result pine lands must rapidly onhanca
n value , and these being in the hands
of comparatively f jw persons , offering
an easy and tempting opportunity to
monopoly. But the question of ad
mitting Canadian lumoor to our ports
free of duty was not seriously thought
of at the time our owners < i growing
ptno furnished such reliable informa
tion to our census bureau.
Admitting that wo have srflhlont
whlto plno to supply our needs for
twenty or twenty-five years , surely It
is the part of prudence and the duty
of statesmen to make provision against
such a calamity in onr new republic ,
with its sparsely settled states and
territories , needing , above all things ,
pine lumber to build homes for the
brave , civilizing pioneers cf onr tree
less plains. We think there can be
no gocd reason for taxing any lumber
( in Us rongi state ) that may come to
onr ports. Of course , the people liv
ing in the pralrio states are the great
est sufferers from a short supply of
htph priced lumber.
Your petitioners would ask your at
tention to tbo following table of prices ,
showing the rapid advance in lumber
in the past five years.
Studding , joists and Urn-
berd 6 OOOtoStl.Ol
Common bouil and fencing 10.00 to 11 00
Standard A shingles 2(0to ( 2.V5
Lath l.-IUto l.OJ
Studding , jolsti and tim
ber 513.W to ? 19.01
Con in m board und fencing 14.0 tj 18.00
Standard A Blioglei ' . ' .DO to P.IU
Lith i.fiOto 2.73
Showing an Increase of from 45 to 05
per cent on common lumber within
the piat five years. The upper grades
of lumber have advanced in still
greater ratio , showing plainly that un
less new markets of supply bo opened
lumber in the future will bo a luxury
only attainable by the rich , while all
improvements and settlements In the
new slates and territories must cease.
In fairness to the men who object
to free lumber , from a feeling that it
will greatly and suddenly depreciate
their property in pine lands and logs ,
wo c ll your attention to the fact that
tbo outtro present capacity of the saw
mills of Canada is not of sufficient
volume to materially lower present
prices as to guard against continued
and ruinous advances in the price of
building material , oo essential to the
development and progress of our
country , and the total extinction of
our whlto pine f jrests , with all its deplorable -
plorablo consequences , placing the
cltisans of our country at the mercy
of foreigners , who control the only
available white pine accessible to our
Trusting these considerations will
have weight with your honorable body ,
and that you will in yonr wisdom
adopt such measures as will result in
Canadian rough lumber on the
free list. . .
Your petitioners , as lumbermen
dealing directly with the poeplo in the
states of Illinois , Iowa , Kinsae , Nebraska
braska and Missouri , and representing
the nesds of the people , will over pray.
M. T. Greene , Chicago , III. } Frank
Oolpo'zar , Omaha , Nob.j H. F. Cady ,
Nobranko City , Neb ; U. P. F.-ster ,
Llnc-jln. Nib. , Geo. Cross , Auburn ,
Neb ; Rjbert Pijrco , Topeka , Ki j S.
Guerrior , AlcMsin , Ks ; Jno. Bwtt ,
Loavonworth. K * ; GJO. Pratt. Wich
ita , Ks ; E T Williamson , Wellington -
ton , Kt ; Fox Winnie , Newton , Ks ;
8. II Fullcrton , Bdloie , K > . ; Jno M.
Byrne , Kinass City , Mo ; llobert Fullerton -
lorton , Dos IVToltmi. I * .
Prohibition und tbo Federal Confitltu-
Clereliml L < Jcr
A movement is being made to ao
cure a prohibitory amendment to the
constitution of Ponneylvania Nearly
a hundrtd. thousand people have
signed petitions favoring the measure ,
atd the aubj ct will doubtless provoke
legislative action.
To hulp on the matter ex-Chief
Justice Agnoff , of that ntato , recently
addressed iho members of the legtsla
turo nt Harrisburg. He assumed that
prohibition was the demand of the
hour , and that the legislature could
do no hotter work than to prohibit the
mannfu3nre nnd sale of liquor in the
state. Ho mudo , however , an admis
sion that mutt prove fatal to pro
hibition unions the federal constitu
tion itself undergoes a change. In
winding up hit argument he remaiked
that prohibition of tbo importation of
liquors would bo an infringement of
thu constitution of thu United Statoa.
Herein lien a fatal bar to the success
ot prohibition. If it were poesiblo
for a state to break up and banish all
distilleries , browotius and saloons ,
liquor could atill bo brought within Us
territory and offered for sale. In the
abaonce tf domcatio liquors those of
foreign manuficturo would bo intro <
dnced , as has boon done in
the state of Maine. The con
stitution permits importation of
wines , spirituous and malt liquors ,
and the supreme court of the United
States haa more than once decided
that imported liquors may bo sold
any where and everywhere in the orig
inal packages. It' Importers choose
to import brandy , whhky or other
liquors in half-pint or gill packages ,
sach packages may bo taken into any
state and sold , provided they remain
unbroken. An wo have said , this sort
of thing has been done In Maine , the
Importations being from Canada. BJ
fore prohibition can amount to much
its advocates must secure an amend
ment to the federal aa well as their
own state coiaiitutiona , and thin they
will find t" hn n hp vy undertaking.
Kuaoc a HtronK Law.
Durtonlan ,
The fact that ( ho people of Nebraska
demanded of the present legislature
the paaengo of some law that would
effectually prevent the abuse of power
oti the pjtrt of the railroads of onr
otatd , and prohibit them from do
minding or collecting such unreasonable
enable and exorbitant charges as
they have heretofore boon permitted
to make , at lei g.h seemed to have
foretd itself upon the unwilling brain
of our railroad tflblals , and the result
has been the Introduction in our
legislature , by representatives and
touatora who faver the uforefaid
railroads , of a scsro or more of bills
providing for the election or appoint
ment of a .board of railroad commia
sionrra to whom should bo referred all
questions in dispute between the pee
pie and the managers of the roads ,
the reason for the introduction of
these bills evidently being the fact
that such a law would bo.tbo least ob-
jootlonablo tq the railroad mon of any
that could bo enacted , it being well
understood on their part that railroad
commissioners seldom if over do any
thing contrary to the wishes cf tbe
corporations who furnish them oys
ter suppers , and grant them
free passes over their roada ,
and now it transpires that these bills
have all been introduced to no pur
pose , and this avenue of escape sud
denly closed. The supreme court has
decided that a railroad commissioner
system modelled after the Illinois or
Iowa laws will bo in violation cf the
Nebraska constitution , which prohib
its the creation cf new executive offi
ces. This clears the way for the en-
uotment of some law that will bo of
some practical benefit to the paople at
large , and the supreme court in ren
dering ouch a deoiiion have earned
the everlasting gratitude of the far
mers and business men of onr state.
Tne Next Senate.
Sfin Frtnclioo Gill.
The next United States senate Is to
ba the battlefield where the tariff and
other important issues will bo hotly
contested. The lower house of con
gress , it is thought , will have so de
cided a majority in favor of a tariff f jr
revenue that opposition will ba nearly
useless. The great manufjctarera will
therefore make their principal fight
for protection in the senate. Bjlnp
farther removed from the people and
being elected for six years , senator *
do not usually fool the full force of
public opinion as do members of the
house of representatives. Pereone
who have large interests at stake nat
urally look to the senate fjr con
servative legislation. Until poll
tlca and business are divorced this will
always be the case. No ono can tell
what the next senate will do ; but some
cf the characteristics of the now and
re-elected members can bo given aa a
starting point or aa a slight clue by
which to judge thtir future courto of
action. Senator Plumb , re-elected
from Kinsas , is a millionaire who
talks but little , but who is noted far
his good judgment in matters of legis
lation for hl party Senator Garland ,
ro-elooUd from Arkansas , IB the prln
clpl author if the now constitution
of that state , which has worked well
and satisfied the pooplo. Ho was
governor of Arkansas before he
bsoamo senator , and stands 10
well with his people that ho was reelected -
elected by an almost unanimous vote
of both pirtios , only three membcri
voting against him. Senator Berk , a
hard-headed Scotchman from Kun >
tnoky , has always taken high rank In
congress. Ho has 'the "genius of
common sense" in a marked degree.
Senator Morgan , re-elootod from Ala
bama , is a fliont speaker , and isroady
on all occaslops to addrees the senate
on any subject that comas up , lie is
said to be the best orator in Alabama ,
but ho is not the boat in the senate.
He is a man of convivial habits and
well liked by his associates. Senator
Butler , of SjutU Carolina , ono of the
youngest senators , has steadily risen
in public estimation ntnco ho first on
tcred the senate. He la abe ! and
haft made an excellent record. Sena
tor Stulsbury owes his re-olectLn
to family Influence. There has been
for many joirs a Saulabuiy in the
senate from Delaware. His brother ,
who preceded h m for several terms ,
was a much abler man , Senator Mo-
Pheraou , ( f New Jersey , owes his reelection -
election to the fact that his opponents
could not combine
their strength on
any one candidate. McPherson is %
dull man , "ho insists npon talking
whan VTy of ten no one wishes to hour
him. S > nator Frye , re-elected from
Maine , is au able but indolent man.
He wais ons cf Hideo's managers nt
the Ghlcnuo convention. Mr. Gib-
eon , of Louisiana , now a mnnbcr
of congress , will bo one if the
most u/uful , gentlemanly and honora
ble members of the next senate Gov
Colquitt of Georgia , whnwillti.kj his
eeat us a eunator on the 4 h of March ,
has hud an evenUul career. Ho has
been u teacher , a minister of the gos
pel , a planter and a railroad builder.
He commenced a political career n few
years ago , and was snccesifulfrom thu
statt. Oncsen to the legislature , ho
became a leader , and was nominated
tor governor. Against violent oppo
sition ho was renomlnnted and reelected -
elected , and now steps from the gov
ernor's chair into the United States
The Nfivadjlcgi'laturn Is trying to get
along without a chaplain us a matter ot
Two men wern lynched In Ohio durini ;
the year If82. It la Lnderetaod that they
declined to retuin to oifice.
Sumet Cox n ya be ban a dead sure
thlnp on the tpeakersbip , On coin a while
Mr. Cox gtts ell a very able juke.
Iowa will be entitled to twenty.tir dele
gates in the next republican national con-
ventloo , and Illinois to forty-four
In the Crst twenty-eight days of the
legislative ees-iton the Pennsylvania sen
ate pasted one public bill and the house
The inangnral ndi'rera ' of Gov. O'Netl ,
cf Alabama , contained a sentence of 200
words. No n'ew to the woman who wrote
It has keen obtained.
Delegate elect Slngker , of Idaho Terri
tory , eays Mormoniam U making Inroads
in bin Territory , and in the pte.etit legiab-
tu e there are ten followers of Jueeph
The Prohibitionists of Iowa City and
the surrounding country have decided th&t
it la unwise to urge upon Governor Sher
man the calling of en extra session of the
Iowa ItgUlaturo.
Many of the Southern newspipera de
nounce thepropcs-d Conptitntiuual amend
ment f Representative Moore to enable a
State to be sued in thn United States
courts for the payment of its jtut debtn
A bill has been introduc d in the III ) ,
no's legislature providing for nn nn'form
terfeiof text bo ks in | ublic Bihools , and
authorizing county superintendents to PC-
lect them. The Chicago Time * denounces
the icea ure.
Ex-Sentktnr John B. Gordon , who ha ?
t returned from Europe , expre en no
desire to return to public life. While a
senator ha waa poor and over-worked. In
five years after leavinc the tenate be has
become rich , idle , and happy.
"Do you want to ruin my cdroinlstra
ttouT" Inquires Governor Crittenden of ex-
LUutenant Governor Johnson , who has
been making some damaging revelation !
concerning the management cf the Mia
touii t enltentiary.
The MassaclmaettB legislature , having
relu-e1 nn approptlition to pny for print-
lag 10,000 copies of Governor Butler * ' Inaugural -
augural 8 | eechj the governor haa ordered
2.0 JO extra copies which ho will pay for out
ot his own pocket.
Pennsylvania hag bad but nineteen
governors In ninoty-twn years ( The firtt
three governors Mifllin , MnKean and
Snvdor terved nlnt years ( three term * )
each Four republican governors Cur-
tin , Geary , liantrantt and II 'yt served
an aggregate of twenty-two ytars.
Cameron Is not a candidate for reelection
tion to the senate , so the nuchlno orgina
and leaders Bay. The Timua quite ogrCea
with the orgaLS and oracles of the machine
system In this invtnnce. Cameron li not
now a candidate for senator , and he won't
bo a candidate until the republicans eurrv
the legislature in 1884 Pil&delphla
Time- .
President Arthur quotes imrubero of his
cabinet 'as saying that If coEgrcstmen
would let them abne there Wuuld ro llttlf
need of any civil service commiceion. It
Is noted since the pastage of the Pendleton
bill thitt the better class of congressmen
have glcen up official bunting , but schem
ing patronage seekers are aa indtfitigable
aa ever.
It la reported that the house commerce
committee has agreed upon river and
hirhor hill which appropriate * between
$7 500.0CO and f 8,000 0(0 , including $2 , .
600,100 for the Mi-ileelppl below Guiro.
The trout brooks have nothing , but a me
cnlerpritea condemned bv Secretary Lin
coln get rm lt favors. The bill la to be
presented nhen the tariff trouble la ended.
The movement for divorce reform in
Maine haa taken a practical shape In a bill
upon which the Judiciary Committee of
the legislature his agreed , which proposes
to rei.eil the discretionary clause in the ex-
luting law , end to turntitute for U tive or
eli epecilij causes for divorce , and alee to
fo-Md the maniago of the libelled within
two years after tt\e \ entry of the final de
cree , and then only by permission of the
School tuflrnge waa an experiment to teat
the interest of MnaaathuasUa women In the
great reform. But they did not ruth to
the acceptance of their privilege. Tne en
franchised negroes at tbo South have faced
threats and pintols In the oierclee of their
new power. But no political concession
has ever fallen so uuresponeively upon
those for whom It was Intended M the
school euffr ge upon the women of Massa
chusetts. We moat sadly conclude that
the Indifference of the legislators is tut an
echo of the IndilTerenee < f the women.
Boston TraniCiipt ( Hep. ) .
In a recent political letter Jefferson Da
vis eayr : "You a k for my thoughts on
'The source of the right In the majority to
rule. ' I do not think there is such aright ;
ll it were admltied , the only source I
could aupgeit would be physical ; but it is
not telf-evldtntthat the mijority would be
the atrorgjr , and civilization denies that
rnUbt and right are convertible terms.
The people of an independent community
cou'u give to n majority the power to ruve.
unriHtrlcted rule , iluycoulJ not tr.ii.ater
the Inblleuable right of tbo minority , and
a brief expetienco would , no doubt , cauie
them to revoke the grant of a power to
dangreous to the common welfare and
happiness. "
Mr. J , S. LsFavonr , nrtlst , Salem ,
Main , eaja his rheumatism was routed
by St. JacobaOll.
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