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The Oregon Scout.
UNION, OREGON, SATURDAY, FJEBKUARY 2(5, 1SS7.
THE OREGON SCOUT.
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oil lay litte iruSg f i dtiorUrreU iwuL
. ,iTll - -frivr uiay
TUK KIIKDIVKOF EGYPT
An Oriental Potentate Who Kas
Been a Conppicnous Fail
ure as a Diplomate.
i Queer Oompouiul of .Kuavo ami Fool
His Sympathy with the Arabi
Ilia Trentmeat ot Gordon.
Of all living potentutos, eortahily
llio most mitligtiiliuil is His Highness
rewlik l'nciiii, khudivoof Egypt, writes
an Alexander correspondent of The
New York Tribune. Unliko his father,
there is nothing regal or imposing
about him, and when I used to see him
s.tthig on the divan nearest to the win
dow nt tho palace of Abileen, his short
legs unable to reach the ground and
his fat little body swaying backward
and forward in huge delight :it (he per
petration of one of his exceedingly
Teeblo jokes, it required all the feelings
Df etiquette engendered by diplomatic
training to prevent my poking him in
the ribs and shipping him on tho back.
The son of a common full an slave oc
cupying a menial positon in tho kho
rfrival household, who had momentari
ly captivated and subsequently dis
trusted old Ismail Pasha, Tow fix has lit
tle rcseniblenco of his half-brothers,
sons of legitimate wives, who all of
them give one I lie impress on of being
gentlemen to tho very tips of their lin
gers. Moreover, while the latter was
educated at great expense in London,
Paris, and Herliu, Tewlik, owing to his
father's antipathy, grow up in obscuri
ty without ever going abroad, and it is
to this fact that many of tho defects ot
his character may be traced. A big
oted Mohammedan, his religious views
uutcmpcrcd by any travel in Europe,
lie fortunately lacks the personal cour
age to become a fanatic, and when it is
borne in mind that according to tho
Ivorau no believer is bound to keep
faith with a Christum, it will readily bu
understood what a difficult man he is to
Tho lirst tinio I met him was in tho
spring of 1879 at a dinner-party given
by his father, the Khedive Ismail. 1
li'ad arrived rather early, and was
standing in the reception hall, at tho
top of the stairs, talking with Ismail,
when the grand master of tho ceremo
nies announced "Lo Prince Hontier."
Immediately afterward an insignificant-looking
man, with a kind of hunt
ed look about his ees. shullled up to
his father, humbly kissed the hem of
his coat, and then, with his hand cross
ed on his breast, retired to a distant
corner of tho room, followed bv tho
contemptuous glance of the old khed
ive, who, witliout returning a single
word of greeting to his son. wont on
talking with me. Kobodv tit that tinio
could foresee that Isnia l's deposition
was so near, and consequently I was
one of the very few who considered it
worth llieir wii le to showam courtesy
to the young prince. During the foi-
, lowing weeks J. saw a good deal of liini
I both olliciallv nnd socially, ;md I used
to be considcrahh amused to remark
how at balls and receptions he would
wander through the rooms talking w th
the Europeans in the most contemptu
ous wav about the natives, and with
the latter in an equally disagreeable
manner about tho former, utterly obliv
ious of the fact that natives and Eu
ropeans subsequently compared notes
on the subject. (ificd with the innate
oriental tato for intrigue, nio.t of 'IVw
lik's attempts at diplomacy have been
marked by s.milar childishness. One
can not, however, blame him for the
timid, hunted look about his c)es, for his
life, ospetiallv during tho last few
months preced ng his father's deposi
tion, was in great danger. 1 Imvo often
wondered why Khodivu Ismail did not
give vent to his hatred by putting him
out of the way as he did his powerful
finance minister, Satlyk Pasha, two
years previously. The latter, after sup
ping w.th his sovereign ono night, dis
appeared mysteriously, and was een
no more in this world, leaving abso
lutely no traco except a semicircular
(car on tho left hand of a hand
some young chamberlain, who is
reported to have had it bitten
through whilst iu tho act of strangling
the minister. It may be of interest to
add that tho whole of tho vanished
minister's vast wealth was confiscated
liy his sovereign, and that tho hand
bome chamberlain holds tho rank of
mmister of finance in the present
Egyptian cabinet. When I next saw
Tewiik it was in the autumn of 188ii.
II s father was in oxile, his brothers
banished, and the battle of Tel-ul-Kebir
had been fought. Willi reference to
tho latter, my personal acquaintance
witli Arabi and much discussion on tho
subject with both natives and Europe
ans convince mo that tho Arabi move
ment wits distinctly promoted nnd con
nived at in its earlier stages by Towlik,
and that ho only withdrew therefrom
when ho saw tho hopelessness of tho
cause. Tho true ol ject of Arabi's in
surrection appears to have been out rely
lost sight of. It was a distinct move
ment of Mohammedans against Christ
inns, whom Arabi prom sod to drivo
out of the country. It must bo bortm
in mind that, as tiitiry is forbidden by
tho Koran, all tho money-lenders and
blood-suckers in Kg pt aro eithor
Christians or Jews, and that, owmg to
tlu ir inability to pay tho heavy taxes,
the stnrv ng peasantry havo been
obliged to morg.tgo all their land,
llcuco a war agamst tlto Christian,
which by driving them tint of the
country would thereby liquidate all
debts and mortgage, was exceedingly
popular with the natives and thorough
ly in accord with the imurmit feel
ings of the bigoted khcdive. His .m
pathy with Arabi is proved by tho fact
that "all of his closer confidant s and ad
herents, and all tho relatives of his
wife, openly joined in the movement
up to the arrival af the British troops
in Kgypl. Arabi, a mere fellah, was
but the ligurchcad, ifnd, taking into
consideration the incredibly servile
nature of tho race, would never have
dared to go so far had he not been as
sured of the ctVcndina's secret sym
pathy notwithstanding his official disap
proval. Without venturing to assert
that all the charges of eomplic ty which
Lord Randolph Churchill made against
Tewlik are exact in every detail (h1
has hitherto declined to withdraw
them), undoubtedly they are not entire
ly groundless. It" is tins official loyal
ty coupled with private treachery, this
insane desire to be all things to all
men, which causes Tewlik to be ab
solutely without a single devoted
friend, either native or European.
In December, 1S8I5. (Jen. Gordon had
just been most bitterly attacking him in
the London press, describing him as a
eonteniptablo and unreliable coward.
Handing mo the newspaper (if I re
member rightly it was The Pull Mull
Uuzctlc) the khcdive brokoout into the
bitterest abuse against Gordon, calling
him a madman, an ungrateful liar, etc.
What was therefore my astonishment
to learn tho next morning that he had
just eabletl to London earnestly re
questing tho English government to
lend him Gordon, as being the only
man who could pacify tho Soudan. Of
ficially proclaiming the abandonment of
his African provinces ami dismissing his
nrnne minister, thut most honest of
.Turks, old Cherif Pasha, because ho
would not consent thereto, he never
ceased to rail at the measure and to ox
press his provato disapproval thereof.
Gordon reached Oairo on his wav to
Khartoum on the '2'M of .January, 1SS1.
In tho morning ho saw tho khcdive at
great length and received the fullest
powers from him as governor general
of tho Soudan. The same night after
accompanying the general to the depot
ami seeing him start with his scanty
luggage, his extraordinary accoutre
ment, and his ten thousand cigarettes
on the journey southward from which
ho never returned, 1 went to see
Tewfik, and as I entered the room per
ceived, greatly to his disgust, Zebehr
Pasha. Gordon's bitterest enemy, being
smuggled out of the audienco cham
ber. Zebehr's favorite son had been
put to death by Gordon, and this king
of slave-traders had sworn by all that
was holy to be revenged on him. Tho
old man's iullueiiee iu the African
provinces, his connection with the
great Sonoussi brotherhood (to which
Tewlik is likewise secretly affiliated),
and the fact that although resid'ng at
Cairo he was the prime mover of tho
Soudan insurteetiou, subsequently be
came so clear that the English govern
ment were forced to m'..o him and to
ship him oil" to Gibraltar, where he
still remains iu prison.
Poor Tewlik! " I always think that his
father was right when ho remarked to
mo about his son that "lie had neither
heart nor head." Not content with
having an olfieial agent in England
when tho liberals were in power, he
was continually sending over secret
emissaries, generally blunt tools, to
intrigue with the conservatives, ami of
course as soon as Lord Salisbury as
sumed the reins of government he at
temped the same little game with the
liberals. Needless to add, the English
min stor plenipotentiary iu Egypt was
fully aware of all th.s, and nothing
was more amusing than to watch
Tewfik eagerly and uublnshingly
swearing by tho" beard and other por
tions of the prophet's sacred person
that ho had never sent. an hotly to Eng
land, and then to watch the queer,
skeptical smile of Sir Evelyn Ifaring,
who had the proofs to tho contrary in
his pocket. Tewfik thereupon, with
the object of changing this disagreea
ble topio of conversation, and of turn
ing it into channels which ho thought
would bo moro agreeable to the Eng
lish diplomate, would launch out into
tho most bitter abuse of the French
and of llioir representative. Half an
hour later would find the khcdive com
plaining to the French plenipotentiary
of Sir Evelyn Haring's rudeness ami of
the intolerable conduct of tho English
in Fgypt. During tho course of the
(lay ho" would seek to ingratiate him
self with the German minister by
attacking tho French colony, and with
the Russian representative "by abusing
the hitter's Gorman colleague, leaving
them all subsequently to compare
notes, llieu in the evening, when Hie
audiences were at an end. ho would
gather around him his native cromos
and begin to curso all around ami in
the most iud scrlmiuato manner "those
unclean dogs of Christians, whoso
mothers' graves may tho.pigs defllol"
Tho query will naturally ar'so, Why
if thus convinced of his disloyalty does
England insist iu ma titaiuiug him on
the throne. Tho rea-on is not far to
seek. Towlik's intrigues are so shallow,
so childish, can be oo easily counter
acted and fathomed, that he is simply
invaluablo in the role of tho dummy
native ruler whom tho English require
for tho:r purpoies. Were either Ills
father to bo restored or his brothers
appointed iu lus place, ono would havo
to count with fur cleverer ami hence
more dangerous men. whoso intrigues
would be of much moro serious conse
quences. No oriental tan exist without
intrigue, but all are not as simple as
Tewfik. who has tho habit of htulling
all k nds of conhd nt al letters und se
cret pa.-crs nto his coat pockets; I
where they aro In duo courso found by
his private valet, an apparently illiter
ate e-privato of ono of tho regiments
of the army of occupation. The valet,
who has a patriotic weakness for whis
ky, generally spo-ids his spare evenings
with a glorious old tippler and Scotch
dentist; and it is astonishing to see tho
amount of attention which the teeth of
the Kuglish envoy appears to require.
Tho extravagance of his father and
the unfortunate consequences thereof
h ive had the result of driving Tewlik
into the other extreme, and, although
enormously wealthy through his wife,
he is incredibly avaricious and mean
in money matters, a most unoriental
failing, which has given rise to innu
merable stories and characteristic anec
dotes. While ingratiating himself
with the moral sovereigns of Kuropo
by publishing the fact that lie has only
one legitimate wife, lie do.-s not think
it necessary to inform them of the
number of his concubines, some of
whom belonged to his father, And
whilst publicly deprecating slavery ho
secretly encourages it, protecting the
slave-traders, who find their best clients
tit the palace.
lieforo concluding it may be stated
in palliation of tho khedive'systotnatio
unreliability and untruthfulness that
tho moral atmosphere of Cairo and
Alexandria is hardly calculated to
exercise a healthy influence on a sim
ple mind. There is a large European
colon- in Egypt, the composition of
which is. to say the least, shady. Tho
men are either adventurers of tho
worst kind from every quarter ot tho
globe, or elso gentlemen by birth form
erly occupying excellent positions who
have been" guilty of tho infraction of
some social law. Whenever a woll
known "society man" suddenly disap
pears in consequence of having been
discovered cheating; at cards, or some
kindred oll'ense, ono may count on his
turning up at Cairo. It is about, as
safe playing cards there as on a Mis
sissippi "steamer in days gone by. Tho
ladies are mostly those who would not
bo received by society in Europe. In
fact, there is hardly a man or woman
there who has not some curious past
history. Nor are tho khedive's native
advisers much better, for every Egyp
tian statesman and cabinet minister of
tho present day, with the single excep
tion of Cherif Pasha, bogan life in tho
unspeakably immoral harom of Khe
dive Abbas.'who reigned iu 1850. It is
hardly a matter of surprise that men
who began their career in debauchery
should bo dclic.ont in the fundamental
principles of honor and integrity.
Drawing a Dentist's Eyo-Tccth.
"You believe in tho Ilible, do you
not?" asked a man with yellow hair of
a Lincoln-street dentist.
"Certainly," replied tho tooth car
penter, fastening his forceps on a stom
ach tooth of his questioner.
"Helievo Cain killed Abel?"
"Relievo the injunction, 'Honor thy
father and thy mother.' "
"And the story about Jonah and tho
Relievo tho Hiblo right through,
"Ami their is nothing thr.t would in
duce you to go against tho grain of a
"No, sir. I am a firm believer in
the IS hie, and try to practice what it
"Good. You think it's all right to
take a life for a life?"
"The Lord thought so; that's good
onoiigh for mo."
"And an ovo for an oyoP"
"At all t ines."
"And a tooth for a tooth?"
"You bet, overy time."
"Well, just pull those two rows ant)
L'ivo me a sot of false leeth In ex-
j change."- I hicurjo Herald.
Tho Distance of the Horizon.
What Is the distance of tho horizon
from tho sea-shore? Owing to tho curv
ature of the earth's surface the distance
between a spectator on the sea-shore
and tho dip of the horizon becomes
greater according to the height of the
spectator above tho level of tho sea.
J lie rule for measuring this distance is
as follows: To the height of tho eyo iu
feet add half the height, and extract the
square root of the sum, the result being
the distance iu statute miles. Hence.
if tho spectator's eyo were six foot above
the level of the sea, the dlslaiico would
bo three miles; if his oo were ton feet
above the level of the sea the distanco
would be nearly four miles, and so on
for any he'ght above tho sea level. Chi
A Question of Economy.
"Got married, Chnrlie, get married.
One uover knows how cheaply ho can
livo with a good economical wife until
he trios it. Why, when I was married
I couldn't even support my sol f, while
"Now my wife supports me. It is
cheaper for me than being single."
Palmistry ft not such s new craze; wo have
known men to lt around a talilu for hours try
hi;; to find out about encli other's liuniln.
HotLn Commtre il 21ulU.it.
"CoiiMiinntlou ai-ekcrn" 1$ what they call the
poor, trxllliu tovteU youths who will not
wear uvtrnais even la mu coldest xcatuer.
Aea York JIM and ICtprttu
MARQUIS OF ROVAGNASCA.
Career of tlio ltnllnn Xoblemnn 'Vli
Died lteccutly In Now Yorlc.
Tho body of Uobcrto Prati, marquiu
of Hovagnasca, lay in a room in tho ten
ement house No. f82 East Eighty-second
street. lie died late Wednesday night
altera remarkable and romantic carcor.
Ho was born in Alessanda di Eggitto,
a city of Piedinonte, in 182.3. His father
was the Marquis Ettorre Ptati and his
mother the Marchioness Tcrcso Maz
zooelii. Doth belonged to ancient and
noble families of Piedinonte, and tho.
young Hoberto was born iu his father's
nncostrial castlo of Rovagnsisea. At
an early age he ontored the military
academy at Turin. Heforo he was 20
years old he was graduated ami com
missioned a second lieutenant in tho
army of Victor Emmanuel, then tho
young, gallant, and ambitious king of
Sardinia. Tho struggle which was
consummated atSolferlno and Magenta
for the unification of Italy was just then
beginning, and young Prati warmly
espousud tho cause of Italian liberty
and of the king of Sardinia. In tho
wars of 18-18 and 1849 he greatly dis
tinguished himself, and in 1852 was'
made an oflleor of the Royal carabin
iori. In recognition of his servieo ho
w:us givon a medal of gold for valor
and raised to the rank of captain.
In 18fil lie was assigned to duty on
the stall' of the king ami made a major.
Meantime Prati had married, and a6
tho court of Victor Emmanuel no ono
was so lavish in expenditure or gavo
such magnificent entertainments as tho
young marquis and marchioness of
Itov'agnasca. Soon the court gossips
began to talk of tho groat favor with
which tho king regarded the beautiful
marchioness. The rumors reached tho
cars of Prati, and the result was that
lie separated from his wife. Hut just
tit this time there appeared at tho court
of the king the beautiful and fascina
ting Countess Millillores. She was
Rountess not only of a hundred llowcrs
but of a hundred hearts, and among
those who fell before hor charms was
Victor Emmanuel. Prati was then in
tho prime of early manhood, a gallant
officer, expert swordsman, and of most
charming personal maiiuors. He was
over six feet tall, and his form was de
veloped by every kind of military and
manly exercise. Tho countess was
moro attracted by tho gallant youngj
marquis than by tho plain-visaged
king, in spite of tho glamour of royal
ty which encompassed the latter. This
was iu 1851), when that war had begun
ivhlch made Victor Emmanuel king of
Italy. Tho king at that tinio was loath
to loso the service of such an olliecr as
tho marquis, but even tho splendor of
that, crown which was just beyond tho
point of his sword could not blind his
eyes to jealousy, and an imprudent re
mark of Prati's hastened the catas
trophe. Ho was summoned to tho
presence of tho minister of war and
.nforincd that tho king would g vo him
i pension of $60 a month if liu would
;x lo himself. If he refuse;! he would
Do ill a dungeon in twent y-four hours.
IVati had no alternative. Ho resigned.
hn commission on the spot and broko
Then ho eanio to this country, hoping
;o find hero a chance to create for linn
lolf a now caiver He had but l ttlo
nonoy left of his inheritance, ant! this
be soon spent In trying to carry out. tho
same gorgeous style of living to wnieh
ho had bo. -a accustomed in Ital. The
pension promised him by the King was
regularly paid, ami Prati was obi god
to accept it it', order fo keep himself
ilivo. Ho started a fencing-school, but
failed to make it a success. His wifo
lied in Italy, ami the battles of Solfer
ino and Magenta placed the crown of
Italy on the head of Victor Emmanuel.
IVati after several attempts to make a
iving oy giving lessons in Italian ana
French, got a position as doputy mar
ihal ami interpreter in the minor's of-
lilco iu this city. Victor Emmanuel
ivas married to the Countess Mellillores
3ii his deathbed, and on the accession
f Umberto the pension which had been
paid to Prati was slopped. Prati lost
lis pos. lion In the tumor s ollico, and
for tho last few years of his life earned
t scanty subsistence by giving lessons
ji Froncli ami Italian.
After tho death of his wifo, twenty
roars ago, Prati married Harriot Mo-
Qunde, of Orange, N. J. She dietl
lbout seven years ago. Ily her ho had
;hroo children, two daughters and a
ion, all of whom survive him. In all
sis misfortunes the Marquis Uovngnosca
boro himself like a gentleman and kept
the last the bearing and tl iportiuont
which hail made him so prominent a
Jguru at the court of Victor Eniinauuol
intl on tno Held of battle. Not long
ago King Umberto, hearing that tho
marquis was iu needy o rciunstanccs,
lent him $000. To-day the body of tho
lntorltiuate man will bo takon to Ur-
mgo and laid beside tho remains of his
iccoud wifo. New York World.
Tho Calmest Liar iu Creation.
Tho calmest liar in creation Is a little
Jwonty-Hvo-ccut thermometer on a frig
il morning. Iu its deliberate way of
idling an Incredible story it beats tho
weather plnlosophor who roiuembers
:1m cold winter of 1810. No one will
oolieve it except Its owner, but tho fldol-
.ty with wh cli ho stands by his ther
mometer, when comparing notes with
lis neighbors, is beautiful to observe.
A New York t nun who Inuislntd btmiolf
Uilfphouo hits been seat to an liuuno njjluia.
X mail with such a "sound" luinlnatlov
aiuldn't bo expected tq usiTeta sotuij udud