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'IIIK n.uAHA STXDAY BEE: MAY 1, 1010.
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will do more business than a large store poorly lighted.
The new G.E. MAZDA Economy Dili users make it
possible to flood small business places with electric
light at a very small cost. The Jight from these new
lamps is so brilliant, and is so perfectly diffused that
often only one cluster is needed. The turn-down
switch gives just the degree of light desired. You wiU
be interested in the terms we can offer you on these
lights. Ask about them.
Omaha Electric Light
pointed to such, a committee so It is sup
posed that the league forgot to mention
the matter to the committee.
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damning the grrafters; turn your eyes
toward the setting sun, see San Fran
cisco arising from her ashes In majesty
and glory, but marred and scarred by
graft and loot: look at St. - Louis, where
a short time ago, prominent men stood In
the Slock to receive ' sentence to penal
servitude because they had sold the rights
of the people for filthy lucre.
Oh. .for Honest Men. ,
"Go Into all the large cities enter the
halls of legislation In different states fol
low the lobbyist to his private room, where
rights and prlvileuua are bought and sold,
and then come back Into the ranks of the
common people and Join the cry, "Oh, for
honest men!" j
"Men In control of monopolies In restraint
of trade and competition, crush out their
competitors and secure control of the mar
ket and raise the prices upon the neces
saries of life, which people must buy with
money earned In the sweat of their faces,
riot realising perhaps, that every dollar
thus taken Is a stolen dollar an extorted
The man who, Intentionally, takes from
another his hard earned money without
Just or fair compensation. Is a thief, I
don't care what his 'other name may be".
The complete remedy does not He In legis
lation nor In prosecution. The true remedy
lies In developing In the hearts of the peo
ple the virtue of honesty. Dishonesty will
continue until men become thoroughly
Of the brain, and activity out of
the body, must be
Put Back by
Or brain-fag and nervous prostra
tion are sure to follow.
If you want to know the Keen
est Joy on earth the Joy. that
comes Vlth being well, try
'There's a Reason'
POSTt'M CEREAL CO., LTD..
ltattla Creek, Mich. 1
aW KAC IVU I W Y V t "
WofneiVs Low Shoes
Sliort vamp models in Pumps,
Eclipse Ties, Gibson Ties and Ox
fords, all leathers.
Many new styles having arrived
in the last few days, we can now
you with the newest and
$3.50, $4 and $5
Each Foot Expertly Fitted.
aroused to the great difference between
right and wrong.
"Hack, to God."
"Sociologists and statesmen are today
pleading with the people to go "back to the
farm" to the soil, "back to the simple life,"
I Join with them In their appeal; but If I
were coining a rallying cry for the. Ameri
can people It would be "Back to God"
back to the God of our fathers back to
the God who guided Columbus across the
stormy waste of waterB back to the God
who gave strength and courage to the pil
grims who landed upon the rocky New
England shores back to the God to whom
Washington prayed as his soldiers starved
In that long cold winter at Valley Forge-
back to the God to whom Lincoln bowed In
humility as he saved the life of the nation
back to the God whose lavish hand en
rlched our mines with wealth untold back
to the God , who gave fertility to these
boundless prairies back to the God who
shaped the rugged mountains and moulded
the valleys back to the God whose finger
marktd the way in which flow thek rivers
and streams as they sing on to the sea.'
Those receiving diplomas were:
Hugh J, Boyle
Thomag B. Murray
E. D. 0'.Sulllvati
Arthur W. Procter
Arthur K. Ryman,
J. Walter Kchopp
H. W. IShackleford
William H. tShaw
John J. Splllane
Wm. P. Sternberg
Peter F. Ward
Raiph M. West
R. A. Van Orsdel
John J. Boyle
M. Joseph Crowe
Henry M. Ualhigher
Julius L. Greer
James H. Hanley
Hugh 11. Harper
Win. N. Jamb son
James M. Lanigan
L'dw. li. McDermott
Joseph N. Mounan
Bolzell William Ludden
John L. Ballard
Milton M. Mach
John Aj Moran.
John V. McAvIn
II. J. Parmenter
Edgar J. Perley
Paul E. Rusmussen
William O. Brown
Clifford L. Corfman
Roswell S. Cutler
Max S. Dunshee
("has. J. Emerson
Morris I. Gordon
Charles II. Heyne
Ray A. Alexander
James B. Anderson
Edgar U. Bernhardt
Nathan H. Blakeley
Francis P. Cauley
Edgar P. Condon
T. F. McCarthy
B. V. McDermott
Arthur P. Maloney
Lloyd L. Nelson
Daniel C. O'Connor
J. C. Patterson
A. V. Flankers
Wendell H. frlest
JOlin P. Rosenwald
Eugene M. Ryman
Felix J. Scheffer
Wm. J. fcchiietder
E. R. Ptasongood
E. F. hunahan
Jowph M. Shiamck
James F. Slgafoos
Uliam A. Delanev
Louis A. Dermody
C. H. DeWitt, Jr.
Clinton Q. Dodd
John '. rarrell
Edward T. Gaule
Thomas V. Golden
Charles N. Grouse!
T. T. Harris
hqulre O. Harris
L. Clyde Hllsabeck
P. H. Kennedy
M. ts. Lombard
Ludwlg F. Lubeley
James W. Thomas, Jr.
uuy . rownsend
Lucius G. Wright
John S. McAtee
BANKRUPT BROKER WILL
BEGIN LIFE OVErf AGAIN
W. J. Yaneey to sacrifice Personal
Estate to Hatlsfy Creditors of
' Cotton Firm.
MEMPHIS. April .-Sacrlf Icing his
Individual estate to creditors of Knight,
Var.cey A Co., W. J. Yancey of this city,
member of. the Decatur firm, announced
today that he was turning hU personal
money over to firms and individuals caught
In the crash and beginning life all over
"I do this simply because I want to go
through life with a clean slate," aald Mr.
Yancey in a signed statement. "I have
always tried to be fair, honest and upright
in all my business dealings and in this
instance 1 will carry out that policy, even
.hough It costs me the fruits of years and
ears of hard work."
Mr. Yancey ir considered a wealthy man.
Just what (lis Ut U h did not say.
S()ME AGREE WITH MR. BRYAN
Two Representatives Express Their
Views on ths Subject.
DIFFER FROM THE SENATORS
Jeremiah Howard Says He llopfa (he
Legislators Who lelrel Ihe
Initiative an-1 llefereniluiii
See Iher Are Wrong.
Representatives James P. Connolly and
Jeremiah Howard . of the potiglas county
legislative delegation are outright In their
support of W. J. llryan s demand for a
special session. Mr. Connolly also says he
knows of four other members, with a pos
sibility of six more, who will support tin1
"When we came homo from Lincoln, after
the passage of the 8 o'clock law. we were
hailed as mighty pood fellows by those
for whoso Interests we" had made our
stand," said Mr. 'Connolly. Now wo ought
to be Just as good follows as then, even
though we support ths Initiative and ref
erendum. 1 have always been In favor of
that measure, and believe In it. I have
taikfd with most f the Douglas county
representatives, and can. say that. Includ
ing myself, five will be for It. Two others
aro diffident about committing themselves,
but you need not be surprised If all of
the Douglas county votes line up with
Iiryan. They will do this regardless of
local blustering, as carrying out their own
Howard Replies to Senators.
Jeremiah Howard of South Omaha has
written W. J. Brvan In a strain differing
from that of the three democratic senators.
"Jerry" also takes "oocaslon to have a
fling at his colleagues, In the good old way
he used to hand It out at Lincoln. Follow-
Ing Is a copy of Kepresentatlve Howard s
letter to Mr. Bryan:
' SOUTH OMAHA, April 29, 1!U0. Hon. W.
d. Bryan, Lincoln: In reply to your letter
of April IS, concerning the Initiative and
referendum, permit mo to say that there
is an old adage whicti says, "KveryUiing
is revealed by time." Therefore 1 hope
that the legislators who voted in the ne
gative against the Initiative and reteren
uum have seen their error by this time.
If there is any blame or shame attached
to any mistake made at the last session
of the' legislature, the gladiators from
Douglas' county are to blame, though the
curiosities from .Lancaster county are not
blameless either. Their motto was pho
hlliitioh and appropriations.
I believe in submitting matters concern
ing the peoplo to the people, therefore I
will vote in the affirmative, although a
man may become wealthier by voting as
certain Interests require, thereby ignoring
the wishes of the peoplo. Character is
better than wealth. Yours truly.
Democrats on Anxions Sent.
Democrats not holding official position
under Governor Shallenberser, and some
that are on the governor's list In one
capacity or another, are doing some very
serious thinking these days, and confer
ences are going on continually at the
Dahlman headquarters and with President
Flynn, who represents the mayor in his
Pome of the old war horses are demanrt-
ing i a break-nway from the i.ryun pro
gram, by a public meeting or club meet
ings, where resolutions can be passed. Rut
the cooler heads are cau'.ionlng a waiting
game. They figure that Rryan cannot
starnnede the coventor, who has never
been an enthusiastic Bryan man; and that
In any went Dahlman will be the bene
ficiary, whether Bryan and Shallenberger
hitch up or pull apart for good and all.
Also, the local democrats now figure
Mr. Bryan as a certainty .la the eenn riai
race, and take his letter to the legislators.
as the basis for excuse for changing his
(Continued from First Pag3.)
o'clock this morning to "go somewhere on
the north side."
Lee O'Neill Brown, democratic leader of
the house of representatives at Spring
field, shouted over the telephone from his
home at Ottawa:
"Remarkable, these charges are remark
able. You should look this man White up.
1 don't know him very well, but I know
his methods; I don't like to discuss them.
Mr. White should remember In making
these charges that I hold, and other mem
bers of the assembly hold his notes for
small amounts 'touches' these and some
other notes will help to show what kind
of man It Is that makes these charges.
"I will state flatly that I never received
or spent a nickel In behalf of Senator
Lorimer, one way or the other."
At Springfield, Governor Deneen de
clared that a searching investigation of the
charges Is due the people of Illinois.
Grand Jory Will Investigate.
States Attorney Wayman sent for Repre
sentative White in connection with tho
It is believed that White will be asked
to tell his Btory to tho special grand Jury
ordered to report next Monday. In stating
his reasons yesterday for desiring the
special Inquisitorial body, Mr. Wayman
particularized the charges of John C.
Fetger that money has bceu used in fur
thering legislation desired by the Chicago
& Western Indiana Railroad company, but
added the words "for such other purposes."
Mr. .Wstnitn was familiar with the
White allegations when he asked for ths
grand Jury and the "other purposes," pre
sumably include the hearing of White's
EDITORS AIR THEIR VIEWS
(Continued from First Page.)
exposition, it was Just the reverse with us
after the Seattle fair."
W, H. Cowles of the Spokane (Wash.)
Spokesman-Review also elected to speak of
Country la Proiperosi.
"The west does not want any disturb
ances, political or territorial, In the far
east, especially In China. Our country Is
shipping flour to China and the trade Is
growing bigger every year. It Is only a
forerunner, in our belief, of a tremendous
commerce. Tho western country will watch
with Jealous eye any developments In the
political arena In the east which threaten
to check the growth of the trade with the
orient. Our country Is prosperous and
fruit, our largest staple production, is in ex
cellent shape. It has escaped the storms
which visited the mieTales west."
Charles Samuel Jackson of the Portland
(Ore.) Journal reverted to politics:
"Colonel Roosevelt, now more so than
ever, Is Oregon's political Idol, but the
amount of talk which is heard about Mayor
Gaynor is amazing It seems that the pe iple
have Just begun to understand the New
York City executive. Our country Is being
developed upon an amaxing scale. The rival
railroad enterptlt-es of 'the Harrlman and
Hill interests are building Into the north
west and opening up rich parts of the state
"The oriental question, so far as It af
fecta ooolie labor, is forgotten in our coun
try. Everybody reiifinls It as a matter sul
lied for all time."
lmer Senator Patterson of the Denver
(Colo.) News -ays: ,
"Every branch of Colorado's numerous In
dustries are prosperous. New settlers are
coming Into the sute rapidly and there Is
no lack of capital to develop the new en
ttrprlses which are contemplated or under
HEALTH HINTSAS THEY GO
tireat arletr PlneWed from Thought
ful Panrrs In the Pnb
In order that the reader, too busy tj
keep In luu'h with the findings of medical
high-brows, may not be left to work out
his own physical destruction, the follow
ing rules have been taken from articles
made Impressively by the signatures. It
Is not assumed that all of the rules may
be followed at once:
Prtathe deeply. In this way the lung
area Is enlarged, oxygen more readily con
sumed purifying the blood, quickening the
circulation and promoting functioning.
The fad for .deep breathing is tionsense.
No benefit Is to be derived from It. The
normal person will take Into his lungs
without conscious effort all the air that
Is good for him.
Tako a cold bath once a day at least.
Twice would d' qo harm. Avoid the hot
bath as enervating.
Take your daily bath as hot as the water
can be borne. Cold water gives a danger
ous shock. Moreover, It Is not cleansing.
U.ithe every day.
A common error Is that of bathing more
frequently than Is necessary for purpose
of cleanliness. Use tepid water.
Regularity of meals Is essential to health.
Tnko three of them daily, beginning with a
hearty breakfast. v
Omit, until noon at least, the meal ordi
narily known as breakast. Then take half
a sterilised cracker and a sip of water.
Eat wh?n you are hungry, 'without regard
to the hour, v
Never go to bed within three hours of
The practice of going to bed hungry Is
foolish. Sleep comes more quickly and Is
more restful If Just before retiring you
partake, of lunch.
Never drink water with meals.
Drink two or three glasses of water
with each meal.
Beware of low shoes, even In warm
. The low shoe Is desirable despite a pos
slblo sense of chill. In high shoes the feet
suffer from lock of ventilation.
Wear heavy underclothes in cool weather,
particularly over the chest.
Many make the mistake of swathing the
chest and throat. Adopt light underwear
for the entire year.
Chew food thoroughly and eat sparingly.
Take a quantity of food. Nature will
eliminate all that Is not needed. No harm
is done by boiling meat, as digestion is a
chemical process taking place In the
Tea and coffee are poisons.
There is no beverage more healthful than
tea and coffee In moderation.
Decline to use any but pasteurized milk.
Milk raw from a healthy herd la the only
sort fit for human consumption.
Indulge in vigorous exercise.
Pursuit of your ordinary vocation will
give you all the exercise you- need.
Experience demonstrates that the veget
arian has the only sane theory.
If you would keep well, follow a mixed
diet, with meat as a staple.
Take all fruits and most vegetables raw.
The skins have a distinct value.
Vegetables and fruits must be cooked.
It is well to peel them. The tklns harbor
deadly germs. "Philadelphia Ledger.
Oscar J. Nelson, 1
Oscar J. Nelson, 21 years old, died Satur
day morning at the home of his parents
1514 Ohio street. Death was from pneu-
monia. The funeral will be held from the
residence, under the auspices of the An
cient Order United Workmen Sunday after
noon. Burial will be at Forest Lawn ceme
Conntrr Home Darned.
BOONE, la., -April 10. (Special Tele
gram) Bert Richards' big country home
was completely destroyed by fire last night
It caught by a spark from a chimney.
The members of the family were not
awakened by the roaring of the flames
until their beds were on fire. All of them
escaped, but saved nothing but night
clothes. There was no Insurance.
Ha-ht Hand Torn Off.
WEBSTER CITY, la., April SO. (Special
Telegram) Frank Taylor, an employ at
the brick and tile factory, lost his right
hand In a tile machine this morning. The
hand was torn from the arm at the wrist
FOR NEBRASKA Sunday, fair.
FOR IOWA Sunday, (air.
Temperature at Omaha yesterday:
6 a. m..v.-..
6 a. m
7 a. m
6 a. m
10 a. m
11 a. m
1 p. m
I p. m
5 p. m
4 p. m
6 p. m
6 p. m
7 p. m 57
OFFICE OF THE WEATHER BUREAU.
OMAHA, -April 30 Official record of tem
perature and precipitation, compared with
the corresponding period of the last three
vears: 1910. 1909. 1908. 1WW.
Maximum temperature.... 82 40 69 fO
Minimum temperature.... 50 31 3S 21
Mean temperature 5ti 36 N 48 38
Trecipltation T T T .01
Temperature and precipitation departures
from the normal at Omaha since March 1,
and compared with the last two years: I
Normal temperature 57
Deficiency for the day 1 '
Tfhrnl ulnoA March 1. lfllO ...... 744 '
Normal precipitation IS Inch
Deficiency for the day IS Inch
Total rainfall since March 1 2(5 Inch
Deficiency since March 1. 11)10.... 4.14 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period 1909.... 1. 46 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period 1!K 1.70 Inches
"T" Indicates trace of precipitation.
L. A. WELSH. Local Forecaster.
Comet risas Monday at SiOS a. m.
Comet rises Tuesday at 3:03 a. m.
Always Does Good
Thousands Take It la the Spring.
. "I have taken Hood's Saraaparllla
when needed for a number of jutn,"
writes James Hey. S07 Amber St. K.,
Philadelphia, Pa., "and have always
found that .It does me good. I always
take It In the spring with the best re
sults. I have that tired feeling In the
morning and rannot eat. but aftsr tak
ing two er thre bottles of this medi
cine always feel like a different person
and advise every one needing a tf.nlc to
rive It a fair trial."
Get It todar In liquid form or choco
lated tablet called Sareataee.
MANY AT L 0. P.
State Will Be Well Represented at
Central Club Gathering
Gne, Merrlrk and MVnok Men Write
"arina; They Will Attend State
Official Aro to tie on
Daniel J. Klllein of Mut county, a pos
sible candidata lot the republican nomina
tion for governor, has written thn Central
Republican club that a Gage county dele
tion will he here for the annual dinner nt
the Rome on Monday evening, Jtiy 9.
From Cntrl city also comes a teeniest
.'or reservations, and from McCook a like
n .quest. The McCook republicans wrote to
ask If the. bnrquet is an invitation affair,
and were told It Is not.
"There 1 not a Chautauqua lesturer on
the program," said President Ryder," and
the fact Is Indorsed by Bexretary of Btat?
Junkln and others. Of course, there whl
be men divergo-nt opinions at the ban
quet, and It la the Intention of tlv club
to give as many as possible a chance to
be heard. Even should the two 1'nited
Ftateg senators and the three congressme-n
be kept away by theelr duties at Wash
ington, all of them will have enthusiastic
freinds present, to care for their Interests,
since men will p here from about every
county In Nebraska."
State Officials toniioa;.
State Treasurer Brian, Attorney General
Thompson, Railway Commissioner Henry
h h h h
T. Clarke, Jr.. an Btata Auditor Barton.
will be given a ehsnce to talk and to tell
of their stewardship and they all promise
to have, something Interesting to say. Au
ditor Barton and Land Commissioner Cow-
les will also attend, and will b llkc'y to
have somthlng to say.
Uplto-date, but one member of the state
commttte has sent In his tJtcuse, and the
banquet promises to be as nearly represen
tative of the republlcanstsm of Nebraska
as any affair ever held outside of a stats
convention. Because of this fact, many
editors from the various counties are mak
ing reservations for place at the board.
Fifty tickets are to be reserved for thoae
who may Come to Omaha wlthoutflrsl
having reserved a ticket, and on the day
of the banquet an officer of the club will
bo at the Rome all day, to take car cvt
WORK STARTING UP AGAIN
AMONG HILLS MINES
Several Properties Are to Resume and
Basr Times Will Soon
DEAD WOOD, S. D., April 30.-(Special.)
Sinking will be resumed on the property
of the Golden Crest Mining company In the
Two Bit district some time this month.
The Golden Crest Is one of the oldest prop
erties In this part of the Hills that has
been considerably worked and has yielded
some good ore, the average value being
close to 100 in the old days. This was
when the property was owned and man
aged by Frltx Weber before he sold It to
the present company and was under ex
pense of mining, hauling and shipping
besides treatment at the smelters. No ore
running under $20 per ton was ' shipped
and the peculiarity of the ore wm In the
fact that It was never found In place. It
was of the slllclous nature and was taken
from the upper levels. The - presence , of
a porphry cap and a fault led to the con
clusion that the richer ore lay beneath the
quartzlte and It is with this idea that the '
sinking Is to be done below the 260-foot
level, where the present shaft stop. The
shaft Is well timbered and In good shape
for sinking and little preparatory work will
have to be done. Tbe property is owned
by R. L. Bailie and associates of Detroit,
Dr. A. T. Koos, the local chemist and as
sayer, and Guy Bunce, son of the presi
dent of the Black IIIUs Development and
Financial corporation, have established a
camp In the Carbonate camp, near here,
the soene of the rich strikes on the old
Iron Hill property made In the early days.
The dumps of this and adjoining properties
contain something between 30.000 and 40,000
ions of ore which will be run through and
extensively sampled, shipments being made
from time to time to the smelter at Denver.
The total cost of loading, shipping and
treatment is $11.60 per ton and it Is ex
pected that a fair profit can be obtained
from the ore, even at this figure. Deeds
for the adjoining properties to the company
are being made out to give a wider scope
to the activities of the assayers,
Preparations are being made by the
Lucky Strike Mining company to resume
work on Its property on Box Elder creek
southeast of here. General Manager Charles
Allen has Just returned from an eastern
trip to Minneapolis and other points where
he was in consultation wtlh the officers of
the company 011 plan for future work.
Although the details of the plans have not
yet been made public It is understood that
Built on the Plan
Have you beard of the "One Hoss Shay"
That waa built In auch a wonderful war.
That It raa a hundred year to a day?
Hare you heard of that, I say?
Hero is where the 'Eacine" Stanhope puta it all over the "Deacon" and his ,'Shay."
It ia built to wear and in spite of its strength, durability and beauty, the "Racine" Stan
hope is not beyond the means of the ordinary buyer. Hundreds of Satisfied Customers are
using them. Why not you?
O. VV. Corner 10th and Jonos Streets. Entrance on Viaduct.
the Lucky Strike will aork on a much
largfr scale than heretofore. They have
a thlvty-stamp mill and have opened up
the property fairly well In the upper lev
els, but propose to go deeper.
Attorneys from Chicago representing Otto
L. Stflskal and the other Chlcsgn Interests
that recently took over the Safe Invest
ment Mining company's property near
Hrnchnaark. In the southern part of the
county, have been putting the affairs of
tho company In shape to resume work this
spring. The company has a large camp
near Benchmark, their ground being under
ratent proceedings and has been developed
to some extent In ths blanket formation
under the management of I. A. Webb, for
merly one of the heaviest owners. Mr.
Webb still controls some Interest and Is a
director of the company, but has relin
quished the active management of the
property. The company has a 120-stamp
tnllll which was only operated for testing
purposes. It Is the plan more thoroughly
to develop the ground before attempting to
operate the mill and most of the work this
summer will be on straight development
PARADISE 0FSIMPLE LIFE
.1 Country Without Army, Vavy,
Police, Treasury or Postal
They come together like the teeth of a
dog, do the frontiers of France and Spain,
and between the teeth Is a bone such a
very small bone that one wonders why It
was not swallowed up long ago, and the
name of tho bone is Andorra.
"The whole area of this lonely Utt'e na
tion Is something loss than hnlf that of
Greater Nw York," aays a writer In the
Metropolitan, "and Its entire population
does not equal that of one of New York's
great office buildings.
"For want of a better name the geog
raphers have called It n republic, but ths
Andorrans part their allegiance carefully
in the middle, as they do their hair, divid
ing it (th allegiance, not tho hair) be
tween the pope and the French president,.
"If Tolstoy himself had framed Its gov
ernment he could not have built anything
more after his own heart. The heads of
families the patriarchs of Scripture elect
representatives who several times each
year saddle their mules and go riding down
to the 400-year-o!d par. lament house, where
it nestles cosily In the mountain valley of
Andorra la V'ieja, to make such few and
simple lawa as the well being of their pas
toral constituents requires.
"So slight are the expenses of govern
ment In Andorra, for all to d there are but
four salaried officials, that a small poll
tax on goats and sheep amply meets them
all. There Is no army, even of the small
estfor who Is there to fight? There are
no police, for the peasants do their own
"When I was In Andorra," the writer
says, "the prison there Is but one was
usbd as a poultry house. There Is no fire
department, for the houses are all of stone.
There is no coinage, for the people pay In
kind. No postal system Is there either,
for when an Andorran writes a letter,
which rarely happens, he entrusts It to
some accommodating person who is going
over tho borders Into France or Spain."
NATURE COVERS THE SCARS
Ralne of St. Pierre Ileaerted
Overthrown with Yea-eta.
The city of St. Pierre, In Martlnque,
which only eight years ago was the p c
turesque abiding place of 40.000 people,
fast being subjugated by the tropic wilder
ness. The only inhabitants at present are
a few black people whu dwell -like ghoul
in the deserted places of the city of the
dead, on the chanoe of kelling to' the hand
ful of tourists who come their way souve
nirs of the awful havoc that wag wrought
by Mount Pelee less than a decade ago.
The vegetation Is encroaching upon th
streets that once teemed with traffic and
re-echoed the palaver and ribaldry of a
laughter-loving people. Soon the whole of
the molderlng ruin will be overgrown to
the verge of the sea. and the wt etched
sojourner eking out a living in the City
of the Dead will .be foiced to lcavj It.
Then It will have for Its most important
citizen a deadly snake, the fer da lance,
which creeps Into old houses in the West
Indies as the cobra infests the ancient
ruins of India. There Is little likelihood
that th city will ever live again, any
more than the burled cities that lie smoth
ered in the Jungles of Yucatan.
If St. Pierre had been a city of our own
country R would have been rebu-lt within
a year or two of the time of Its Incinera
tion. The fire and the earthquake could
not forbid a city on ths site of ruined San
Francisco. Though Herculaneum and
Pompeii were buried, a great city rcse
again In the shadow of Vesuvius, and even
Messina Is rebuilding. A city of 50,000 was
rased to the foundation when Sir Henry
Morgan, the pirate, sacked and burned
Panama three centuries ago, "but a new
town rose eight miles from the earlier lo
cation. St. Pierre, however, seems destined
A.o remain a city of the dead, and in a
few years more it will be as though It
had lain buried under the vines and ferns,
abandoned to the lizard and the snake, for
centuries. Philadelphia Ledger.
of the ''Ono-Hoss Shay"
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