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OREGON ,: CITY. ! ENTERPRISE, FRIDAY APRIL ,22, 1898.
IT HAS PLAYED AN IMPORTANT PART
IN THE COUNTRY'S HISTORY.
Sa FruM th Element of Suspicion ttma
Rmohod the Preternatural and It No
w Thing How It Influenced th A,
tlnni of Robwplerra.
WHAT SHE MOST RESENTED.
At all the groat crises of French life
he clement of pretornatnral suspicion
lias played an Important part Like
ome mischievous Pack it hovers over
the land, whispering doubts here, mis
ftivluas there, oonvertinc the whole na
tion into uiouchards, whose business it ' anybody does for me whoa
Is to set a watch on their neighbors day
nd night. We have snob. profound
Admiration for many qualities of the
I'rench people, such a sincere belief in
the necessity of a powerful French fac
tor in the complex mesh of modern
Civilization, that we can afford to bring
(bis charge of undue suspicion against
France as a whole. No student of
f reueh history oan fail to see the con
fusion it has wrought. It is not the
Jrowth of yesterday, bat it is almost as
evident in the memoirs of the France
Cf the seventeenth century as on the
faris boulevards at the present moment
It pervaded the court and the official
Classes in the time of Richelieu, it was
Constantly present in the mind of Mara
Xiu when negotiating with Cromwell,
iud it is visible all through the cases
She Conld Batilr Forgive and Vorgel
Moat Anything bat Thli.
She swept into the office of the man
ager with cyolonio perturbation. Any
body conld see from the haughty supe
riority of her manner that if she was
uot yet a star sho fully intended to be
duo. In her band was' a newspaper,
which sho laid on the desk before the
"Now, really, Miss Frostlolgb, " he
said somewhat impatiently, "I am not
responsible for what appears in the
newspapers about yon. I oau't do any
thing more than say I am sorry you
should have auy troubles. That's all
I gel into
"Have yon read that cruel article
Ibont my husband applying for a di
"Yes that is to say, I glanced over
" You oan at least tell me where I can
Ond the editor.'
"Now, take my advioe and keep
away. It won't do you the least bit of
"But don't you think I have a right
to complain? '
"Of course. It was too bad. I have no
donbt it was a base calumny to say yon
out his allowance down to 13 a week."
I could have borne that, " she mur
And I can understand it was very
annoying to have it said that yon put
CI the. memoirs of De Rett. This spirit nan out ot cab one night aud made
Cf preternatural suspicion naturally at
tamed Us climax in the French revolu
tion, when, for the first time, the mon
archy was involved in its infinite en
From the moment when the national
tfssemhly met at Versailles to the day
t hen Napoleon waa banished to Elba
uivorsal suspicion filled the air and
dictated the cruel aspect of French pol
fcj. The queen was, of course, snspect
01. ad justly, in political matters, and
perhaps it was not altogether unreason
able that the suspicion in which she
was enveloped should have attached to
4er weak hut perfectly honest husband,
-ybo was assumed to be absolutely nn
iyt ber fatal influence.
The attack on the Bastille waa ani
mated not merely by memories of the
Jast, uot in the least because of actual
Cruelties at the time, for there was
i) one, but mainly because it was sub
jected that the Bastille was to be utilized
Js an armed fortress to overawe Paris.
The day of the "black cockades' and
tie march of the Maenads (to use Car
re's graphic phraseology) were due to
Ocited suspicion. The assembly had
fiercely organized itself before the
4emon of suspicion spread its dusky
ings over that body, and Mirabeau and
Barnave, at first popular idols, became
inspected of intrigue with the court
"the vigorous personalities who came
io the front all suspected one another.
To tbent the famous warning which
ienjamin Franklin addressed to the
founders of the American republic,
''Gentlemen, we must bang together cr
fe shall hang separately," would have
fceen useless. They could not hang to
father, and they did hang, or were
guillotined, separately. It was Danton's
Suspicion of an eristocratio plot which
Closed the September massacres. It was
fure suspicion that created the most re
volting and unjust of all the revolor
Gonary excesses, the tribunal of Fouv
'(fiier-Tiuville. Dan ton in his turn waa
j&spected aud fell.
We may, of course, justify the suspi
cion of Duruoariez, but what possible
Explanation can be given of the suspi
cion of the harmless astronomer Bailly,
With Lis precisian virtues, who paid
Vith bis head for the dangerous folly
$ meddling with things he did not un
derstand? It was obviously a question
t3 war to the knife between Jacobin and
Virondin, for each took an absolutely
ffftrcut view of both foreign and in,
riial politics; but why could not ihi
ruggle have been confined to party
Warfare within the walls of the con
tention? Why was it necessary to ded
icate the Oirondin chiefs? The only
rf!jb..er that con be made is that sospi
j)ou had grown to such a pitch that the
iry existence or uironaism was con
Jdered incompatible with the security
the republic Men bad become fren-
Sed, insane, through constant spring on
jlie another's actions and perpetual at
tempts to fathom one another's inward
thoughts, and the "law of suspects"
as simply a formal expression of na
tional craziness. Tbat way madness lies.
'Jn the person of Robespierre praternat
Tlral suspicion attained its most com
ftote incarnation. His feline nature was
ver on the dart for its prey. He could
Dot bear a good word said of any man
Ijnt ho instantly began to revolve in his
jjiiud the question as to whether there
? ere not some concealed motive in the
raise. The shout of triumphant relief
him walk three miles to the depot "
"That was not the cruelest part of it
"And it was naturally embarrassing
to have it asserted in cold type tbat in a
fit of jealous pique you knocked him
down and then jumped on him."
"Do you think the papers in all of
the cities printed tbat?" she inquired.
"In all probability they did. I'm sor
ry for the worry it must cause you. "
Tbat wasn't all I" she exclaimed
I know. What you refer to is the
insinuation that he is your seventh
"That isn't the won either," she
said, with a heartbreaking sob. "They
spelled my name wrong f" Detroit
The Old Soldier Telle of HI Going; Away
ael of HU Bom Ceenlng.
'My lost recollection of the camp in
which we were mustered is," said the
old soldier, "was of my Mother. We
had been in camp for days, for weeks,
in fact filling up the regiment and
drilling and getting equipped, and get
ting ready generally. Finally we were
mustered in, aud tbe next day after that
"It was nightfall when we fell in for
tbe last time in the company streets of
our first camp and marched out and
formed on the color line. There-was a
great crowd there, selatives and friends
and sightseers come-to see the regiment
off. In front of my own company I
could see my father and mother, some
to see tbe last of their boy before he
went to war. I was tbe apple of my
mother's eya I knew that and I had
expected to see ber break down com
pletely when the regiment marched
away, but she stood as firm as a rock.
"When tbe regiment came home, we
marched up through tbe same street
tbat we lad marched down years before
night again, it was, too with a bond,
of music, with fireworks flying every
where, and with crowds on the side
walk cheering, to the town ball, where
there was a banquet with a speech from
the mayor, and so on. When this was
nearly over, my father and my brother,
who had come to meet me, went home
to tell my mother I was coming.
"Home was half a mile or more
away. A bunch of us, men of the regi
ment, started irom the hall together.
They fell off one after another, until
finally I went cm alone along the fa
miliar street. It was bright moonlight
Far ahead, ut the corner of tbe street
down which I must turn for home, I
saw ber. Sbe was waiting
"When I had come to ber, she lifted
up ber hands and pronounced my name.
j that was all, aud then ber arms were
! abont my neck, and my old blue over
j coat was wet with her falling tears.
Her son bad come home." New York
THEY DON'T LIKE PAPER.
Tbe Bulldog a Good ZHg.
No member of tbe canine family has
been more persistently maligned than
I the bulldog. Writers who have no in
( timate knowledge of the dog and bis at
: tributes have described him as stupidly
ferocious, and illustrators have pictured
him as a sort of eeiniwild beast, till the
1 general public has come to look upon
him as dangerous.
"Give a dog a bad name," is an old
saw, and perhaps a true one, but when
over France when it is applied to the bulldog it is muni-
tavaget at Flmt Contact Regard the Faerie
When savage people first oomo in con
tact with the whites, none of the won
ders that they toe Is regarded with more
suspicion than large sheets of paper.
Tbe native is apt to regard paper at a
sort of cloth, and the fact that it tears
easily and it worthless for most of the
purposes to which cloth it put oouvluce
him that it it a fraud.
One or two Kongo travelers told of
the disgust with which the natives at
first regarded paper. Tbe Kougo tribes,
by the way, are on the lookout for
sharpers, and it it exceedingly hard
work for anybody to sell thein a bud
quality of cutlery or cloth. Savages
toon find, however, that paper it not lu
tended to serve the purpose of cloth.
Then they oenso to look upon it as a
fraud, but they do not think it ranks
high among white mau't manufactures.
and they have little use for it.
Some time ago a well known explorer
was traveling in tho iuterlorof Queens
land, Australia, where ho met many
natives who had novertocn a white man
One day a crowd of natlvet waa In
the white man's camp carefully inspect
ing the explorer aud bis baggage whou
nowspaper happened to drop out of
The natives oufolded and spread it
out on tbe ground. They decided that it
must be an article of wearing apparel,
and one of them tried it on. lie wrap
ped it round his shoulders liko a shawl
and sat down on tbe ground, arranging
his covering this way and that and
watching the faces of the crowd to see
what they thought of his elegant gar
mout, covered as it was with many
thousands of curious marks.
Presently, however, an accident hap
pened. While the savage was rearrang
ing his shawl and trying to bring the
corners together in front of him the gar
ment began to tear at the nape of his
neck. A howl from the crowd called at
tention to the disaster. The blanket or
whatever it was, was evidently made of
tbe poorest sort of material.
The savage took his covering off, ex
amined the mischief he had wrought,
made the tear a little longer and then
with his finger poked s bole through
Tbat settled the fact that the article
was worthless. The newspaper sudden
ly lost all Interest for the natives, who
turned tbeir attention to less destrocti
ble objects. Pearson's Weekly.
The? Contain Eewntlal Clement Fr Far
feet Nourishment of th Bodyv
"Cereals and fruits should form tbe
bane of breakfast foods," writes Airs.
S. T. Rorer ou "Breakfast Cereals and
Fruits" in her oookiug lesson in Tbe
Ladies' Home Journal. "They will sup
port muscular action, preserve the beat
of tbe body aud strengthen the brain in
its nervous activity. Wbolo or steel cat
oats and whole wheat, front which our
nineteenth century bread slould be
made, contain the essential elements fot
tbe perfect nourishment of tbe human
body. Tbe great objection tv oereat
foods is their difficulty of digestion, not
from any fault of the foods, but; first
from lack of time in cooking and, second,
from lack of proper masticatiou. Raw
starches are indigestible. The first step,
then, toward the digestion of sturches
is ever the fire. Each little cell mart be
ruptuxeaV and for this long and .careful
cooking is required. The second step to
the digest iou of starches is in the
month. They are there converted from
the insoluble starch to solablo Hacar.
If they are swallowed quickly, without
mastication, they miss this- digestion,
entering the stomach as strangors. This
organ aot being prepared! to receive
them, they are cast out into the small
intestines to be entirely instead of part
ly digested. This organ, now eom polled
to do, in addition to its own duties, tbe
work, of the month, soon becomes over
taxed, and w have, as a result, tbe
disease most cormiKiu in this. country
'Of tbe breukfast cereals steel cut
oats bead the list. Any of the wheat
germ pre para t ions aro good. After these
eoma the rolled wheat and Istfley and
rice preparations. All these foods, bow
ever, must be thoroughly cooked and
eaten without sugar."
A FAMOUS MULBERRY TREE.
rianted by Milton la t hrl.fi College Oar
III the gardens of Christ's college,
Cambridge, stands a venerable mulberry
tree, which, truditiou nays, was planted
by Milton during the time when ho was
a ttudmit at tbe university, This would
be betwoeu the yeart 1024 aud 1089,
for the following copy, from tho Latin
of hit eutry of admission, accurately
fixes tho former date, aud his admlsslou
to the degroe of M. A., to which be pro
teeded iu tho latter year, euded bit in
timate oouneotiou with tho university i
"Johu Miltou, native of Loudon, son
of John Miltou, was initiated in tho
lleuienU of letters under Mr. Gill, mau
ler of St. Paul's school: was admitted
ft lesser pensioner Feb. 19, 1084, under
Mr. Chnppcll aud paid entrance fee,
10s." He was theu 10 years and 8
The trco so iutlnintely associated
with bis name It now much decayed,
but iu order to preserve it at much at
poesiblo from the ravages of time many
of the branches have been covered with
sheet lead aud are further supported by
stout wooden props, while the trunk has
been buried iu a mound of earth. The
luxurianoe of tbe foliage aud the crop
of fruit which it auuuully bears aro
proof of its vitality, but to insure
against accidents and perpetuate the
tree an offshoot lias becu planted close
by. In tho eveut of a bough breaking
and fulling it is divided with even jus
tice among the fellows of tho college,
and many pieces aro that preserved as
mementos of tho poet. It was during
his residence at Cambridge that be com
posed his ode, "On tho Morning of
Christ't Nativity." "Lycidtta," too, is
Intimately connected with Milton's life
at tbe uulverslty, since it was written
in memory of Edward King, his college
friend and con temporary, with whom
be doubtless sbitrod the same rooms.
In those days students did not, at
now, occupy separate apartments, at
witness the original statutes of the col
lego, "In which cbumbers oar wish is
that the fellows sleep two and two, but
tho scholars four and four, " in conso
quenceof wbicb a much doner intimacy
was formed among them than is now
possible. Dr. Johnson relutes that Mil-
ton won floguvd at Cuinbriilge, tat the
fact is doubtful, though there is reason
to suppose 'tbut be had differences with
tho authorities in tbe earlier rt of bis
college ciceer, since be was trnunforred
from his original tutor. This tree it
still pointed out to visitors and was un
til recent years erpeciully marked hy a
bough of nrietlctor? growing upon) it
Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper.
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Eobespierre's head fell into the basket festly unjust. Writers, too, have fallen
xharked the break of the straining point into grave error in claiming that the
$ tbat suspicion which bad created and bulldog is deficient not only in affeo
sustained tbe terror. When we rapiem-, tion, but in intelligence,
fcer tbat but for an accident Carnot I Stonehengo, who is considered one of
xvould have fallen a victim to Robes- the greatest of canine scientists, claims
pierre's suspicious and that this suspi
cious disposition had led a niau of senti
mental virtue to become a wholesale
fliurderer, we can understand that feel
ing of relief. London Spectator
( Nothing to Work On.
'Fellows, I tried to get that bloom
ing mind readab, don't you know, to
ckme up to the club some evening and
give us one of his deuced queeah enter
tainments. By Jove, he said ho couldn't
"Did he give any reason, deah boy?"
"Why, he said he couldn't make a
specess of his efforts where there wasn't
amy material to work on."
"I wonder wbat tbe deuce he meant
ty that?" Cleveland Plain Dealer.
that the bulldog's brain is relatively
larger than that f tbe spaniel, wbicb
dog is generally considered to be the
most intelligent of the canine - ace,
while the bulldog's affection is never to
ba doubted. Outing.
Prison Missionary What are you in
Convict (bitterly) Just for missiug
"No nonsense, sir. I missed a train
for Montreal." Harlem Life.
, Teaching the Teacher.
Teacher How far north does
Mississippi river run, Tommie?
Ton m tie Don't run north at alL It
aguns south. Bee? Chicago Journal.
Tbe Court theater in Munich bai a
revolving stage. Tbe part in view of the
audience represents one-quarter of a
circle. A change of scene can be effect
ed in 11 seconds by bringing to tbl
front the next quarter of a circle.
Finland is properly
land of the marshes."
Why Be Left the 8Ugav
There is in Philadelphia a man who
abandoned the theatrical profession be
cause he could not lift Fanny Daven
port. He was a member of ens of the
local stock companies abont 20 years
ago, when Miss Davenport came to
Philadelphia with one of tbe men of
her company sick. She applied to the
manager of tho theater in which the
young man referred to was employed
for some one to take tbe sick man's
place, and as tbe young actor was not
in tbe cast of the play then running but
services were loaned to Miss Davenport.
He was cast for the part of Caius Lucius
in "Cymbeliuo," and the business of
the part required that he should take
Miss Davenport in bis arms and curry
her off the stage. The ludy weighed
considerably more thun be did, and
when be attempted to pick her up he
found that his strength was , not equal
to tho task. His struggles caused the
audience to laugh, and that spoiled a
good scene. He was so humiliated tbat
be left the profession after that engage
ment Philadelphia Inquirer.
Hl Board of Trade Style.
Clara (excitedly) Well, papa.
the count ask you for me today?
Mr. Millyuns Ask me for you? Naw!
He told me if I wanted to put up mar
gins enough he'd talk business. Chi
Beginning to Take Notice.
John So you really think you have
some chance of winning ber, do you?
Henry Ob, yes! I feel quite encour
aged. She has begun to find fault with
my looks. Cinoinuati Enquirer.
Paet anif Qneeav
Dr. Max M tiller relates that tbe fate
tiieea of Holland' frequently came to
Lug land aud waa fond ef meeting whiW
toere distinguished literary people. 0
oan occasion she lunched with Dean
Stuulry and asked him to invite several
literary men, among w hem wenTeuny
sonv Lord Hougbton. H ax ley and Max
Luncheon waa ready, and everybody
had some to the deanery except Tunny
son. Dean Stanley soggetted tints tbe
party should wait no longer, but tbe
queen refuted to sit dow before tbe
uureatu's arrival. There was another
period of waiting, painful to- all the
Finally same one suggested! that prob
ably Teunyifsi was "lmiouius about iu
tne oldsters sutncwlicrs." One was sent
toseo, and tbe pru t ws iiubmd found
there, apparently oUimoub that any.
tbiug was guing ou. He v.'ns brought in
and placed ml the tubli?ueit the quu
of the Netherlands.
Tho queen look tho ouivtrsation into
ber own hands and in p&iticulac tried
to draw Teunysuu out. Ho wu not in
talking mood. Sbe uddivsaed Uiux m
"Yes, um'unj.' be answered.
Then there wus another question..
"No, mu'am," ca::io from Tuuuysou.
Again' she asked bis opinion about
something. Tho question was not sus
ceptible of answer by "Yoh" or "No."
"Ma'am," said Tennyson affr a
great effort, ''there is u grout deal to be
aid en both tides of tbe question."
Presently be turned and wbispere.1 to
Max Mailer, "I wish they had put some
of you talking fellows next to reguia."
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