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!sulscr1lers intending to pay sthe
Statesman in wxk1 will please haul
the same an early as possible. We 'can
use some iolc oak nnd some small lir.
Needed, a State Engineer 0f.lJ.0ads
We wonder if any -member of j the
Oregon legislature Is preparing to do
anything for gwsl roads -wxt winter'
A State Kngineer of Iloads could
also give the prorier directions j for
building the right kind of bicycle
paths. ' i -
The hop growers who have been
Fpraying their hop vines for the lice.
nnd who are prepared to continue; the
oieratloii. are not worrying over much
about the weather conditio!!. They
n re likely to turn out a .choice or at
h-ast prime quality, no matter what
kind of weather they may le favored
with from thisT time on. And choice
or even prime Oregon hop are going
to lie sought after this fail, ami good
prices paid for them. As to the. lower
grades, that depends. j ,
The spraying of 'hops I like insur
ing your proierty. It may not burn.
but even if it d.oes not the feeling of
have enjoyed is worth
the cost. ThMi-e may not do serious
injury to the hops. I'avorable weather
conditions tiujiy prevent. Put It is a
gtssl tiling to Ih preiareil for unfavor
able weatitcr Uonditions. As was aid
by a well known Marion county grow
er quoted m-entiy, no man can a (lord
to go into the hop growing' industry,
or to remain in ft, without figuring on
the cost -'of spraying each season as
ojt equal iuqortauce with cultivating.
The Statesman Is n reeelut of a
communication from a very reliable
party of Portland -going over tin' rec
onl and life of Hon. II. W. Corbett,
of that city, and tending to prove that
many of the Isiasted charitable tiets
of Mr. M.oiintt bave not Ihiui deloid
Mif selfish cttusitlcratioiis or sinister
motives., - We refuse to publish Jtliis
article for the present, for tlie reason
fiat we do not wish to" pnrsm this
weil known Oregon citizen. wiio. des
pite his alleged frailties that are com
niioii to most of mankind, has ier
formelj many liels of public lsnefac
tton that tuld not have leen prompt
ei by Aellish or sinister' thoughts.; We
do not desire to haras Mr. Corlett,
or to sec- him harassed. And we think
the occasion of his candidacy for' the
Vrrted Slates Seuate Is not a, serious
mailer in oilrr wonls. he has not the
ghost of. a sliow of having his ambi
tion ssitistiHl. v Tliere may le one or
;.tuo, or even a half dozen, members or
the legislature who art ! williiig to
tote., for Mi. t'orlH lt for this ol lice,
and ierehatice a like iitiiuler of 'oth
ers Who might "induci-d tu le
ceme upior!ers of his candidacy.
No more. -It Is reganbnl more in the
iKitme of a joke .--than otherwise. If
oiuy Mr. Corbett-will let themi do so,
we believe -the vast majority of .the
HtpIe of Oregon will lx glad tore-
menlr him only for his go si qtia li
lies and gracious acts, and to draw
'tie veil of oblivion-over all else 'con
cerning him, forgetting all tlie tilings
bis euemi-'s and the morbid members
of the community would like to see
ruit on parade and harped ion with
the rek'Uth-sness of the furies. I ,
'; There 'is a great dil of complaint
among Wlieelmen concerning tlie bl
e.vcle psitiis and the manner iu which
:-tbey were built last year. The state-tiM-nt
"Is rteju'iHly made that j the
money extended In their c-oiistrtictlon
v a s th ro w n a way, or . worsts l la 11
-tl'iowu awav. Put we insist that
tJ :H statements an reckless, and
ll ;it n great deal of good was at-iu-pii-ltwl
iu faror of whetdmen by the
building of the paths, and consequent
' ly In favor of the whole community,
for it has come to pass that a large
proportion of all the people, men,
women and children use bicycles. As
much, perhaps, - was aeeoniidlshed In
Marion county as might reasonably
hare been, expected from the expendl
tare of the small amount of money
and scattered over so much territory
.V very good start was made, and
wheelmen are enabled to go from
place to place with a degree of com
fort (although a small degree) where
they could not ride at all without the
path. We hope to seethe matter of
t-ouItutiouality of the bitycle law de-
terniiiied soon. If it is decided to be
unconstitutional, or even if It Is not,
J the Legislature at it session of next
winter must by all means go over the
whole matter and change the experi
mental draft of the law to something
Intended for permanency. 'The biej-ele
riders of the Mate will not generally
object to paying a small annual tax,
when they are assured that it will be
judiciously and economically expended
iu the construction of good paths for
tlieir use. Will not some Marion
county, member - take the matter I up
will hold water, and at the same time
result in the construction of bicycle
I ki t lis . a II over t her well set tlei I por-
tlous of the state?
A I1USINE.SS PROPOSITION.
In rare moments the Hen. James
Hamilton Lewis of Washington recog
nizes a fact. Speak iug of the Pacific
states he says:
"The Philippine question Is the most
troublesome one with which the Dem
ocrat's have to deal ou 4 he coast. The
p-ople out there look uKn it as a
business proiosition and it Is hard to
g4 them to listen to the doctrinal
view of the Democrats." ?
Commenting upon this scintillation
of the Honorable Jim Ham, the New
York Sun very appropriately says:
The tnide with im East is a very in
teresting business proposition to the
Pacific 'states. They have had practi
cal proof already of the value of the
Philippines to them. It is useless' to
clatter, to them about an imaginary
empire. Itugaboos cannot frighten
them Info forgetting their own Inter"-
ests and Surrendering a iositive ad
vantage the value of which will grow
from year to year. '
"Oregon has awptwl the business
prolMisition. California : and Washing
ton will do tlie same. The Piiilipoincs
is a business preiosition will not be
reject d by a practical people., -
"This instinct of business is supiort-
ed by a deep and unconquerable $vu-
t'lnent. patriotism, tlie feeling that tlie
integrity of American territory must
Ik maintained ami tlie prestige of Ok?
American flag must not be lessened.
True Americanism and business siT
gacity are on tlie Republican'" side in
this campaign. Ilomautfc gabble
nltout 'empire and 'greed will be vain
agiiust irresistible fact and feeling."
.MASKA IN THIS CAM PA KIN.
This, from the Mobile Daily-' Regis
ter.- is a sample of tlie arguments we
shall hear from tlie Ilryauite news-paiH-rs
ami orators during the cam
paign: v.-- I- .
"Porto Ille is as much a .part of the
Pnitetl States tt'iTMorj as is New Mex
l-o. or Oklahoma, or Alaska, yet, le
csius of the sugar Interest.-the fruit
ieterest. the toliae-o interest, and otli
er protected industries in this couutrj-,
the IJepulli-an party sees fit to treat
tlM Islaud as If it were an alien land,
to Is taxed witliout representation
and. what is wrse, wit In nit any con
stitutional authority on our part to
levy Hie tax.
"If we can tax these people.'' without
asking their consent, and simply lie
cause we have the jwwer to do so,
what is to stand in tlie way of cbs
gress treating a state in the same
Weil, what alsmt tlie case of Alas
ka, which is as much n iKtrt of t'niteil
States territory as I'orto Rico? ,
The same -onjri-ess which passtl Hie
Porto Itico act, imposing temiorariiy
a tariff there which is not uniform
tliroughout he Uniteil States, passed
also the Alaska act, imposing an elai
orate sj'stem of excise, taxes ieculiar
to t lint territory, and i-ouseinetrtly not
uniform throughout the tnitel Stats.
If one of these two acts is un-ousti-tutioual,
so Is the o '.her. If one is an
tis4aiH-c of taxation without reiresu
tatioii. so Is the other. If Porjo Kico
is trcafi"l "as if it were an alien. land."
si Is Alaska.', If one territory is ul
jiftetl.,. to gpveruiiMut witliout the
consent of tlie governelt,, so is tla
other. If there Is any outrage, or de
imrt tire from American principles, or
Indication of the decay of republican
lust it ut ions In one case, so is there iu
the other easi . , . .s- -r-
Why not Im iKinest ami denounce the
Itepnblif-au jwrty for "imperialism" In
Alaska if you are going to denounce
It for -imperialism in INtrto Rico and
the IMiillppiues? New York Sun.
Tlie alove answer Is a good one.
Put there Is still another thing to tie
aJd, eom-erning a fact in this connec
tion that will suggest Itself to every
reading ierson In the-United Slates
and that is that the people of Porto
Il'co are at liln-rty to make whatever
-ort of government ami Impose what
ever form of taxation they may de
sire. It is their freely to elect, as le
tween the system of raising reveniN
for the exienses of tin-fir govern mental
jnacblnery devised by the t'ongress of
ll-e t'nited States ami one of their own
making and administering. : The peo-
' -..;r'..- . " - .. ?; "..'."
- ! pie of Porto Ilk-o. if they are fubject-
i ed to taxation without representation,
may have at their own option taxa
tion with representation, on any plan
they m4y prefer. '
GOOD l'OIl UTAH.
Utah Is not worrying a great deal
just now over free silver coinage; &
wftness the following editorial from
the salt Lake Tribune, which was not
very long ago -ousidered one of the
ablest newhpairs In the whole coun-
try in the advocacy of that theory:
The platform, the framing of
which cost so much labor and awak-
ened so much contention was read by
that lopullst from South, Carolina
who only a few weeks ago, addressing
a graduating class of whom a colored
youth was : a member, declared that
"If you scratch a nigger, you will find
a savage; that same senator who
iKKistetl in the senate of the United
States last spring that In South Caro
lina they had legislated against the
negroes, counted them out aud kiliiHl
them, and tried in every way to annul
an amendment to the constitution of
the United' States made in their be
half. J How . .'most T Impressive must
have ! been his emphasis on the Iniq
uity of governments being carried 011
without the consent of the goverueil!
Tlie plank against imperialism is
but froth, but , the foam thrown up
against the piles of the wharf by the
Incoming, tide. It Is tin a parity with
Tilden'a "reform" cry in lSll when
the records showed tlmt there were TO
ler cent less defalcations tinder Grant
tliau umler Washington. There was
not a man In the convention that did
not know that the cry was but an
empty slogan, intended for campaign
purposes only. Every; intelligent man
there knew that the Philippines were
acquired precisely as California was
acquired, ami that what has been
done then has been In exact accord
with what Jefferson dftl in Louisiana;
that the i same spirit has governed,
though less harshly, that 'sent General
Jackson to govern Florida; that what
has been; done has been in exact ac
cord with what was done with Call
foinia, and! is t now being done in
Alaska. Tiie euarires in the resolution
are a base islander of President M c
Klulej- and a direct' snub "offered-to
the opinions of Admiral Dewey "and
every distinguished American who has
been familiar with affairs in the Phil
ippines. The only harm which the
resolution can possibly do will be iu
causing the deaths of more of our sol
diers in those islands.
"Quite as contemptible Is the refer
ence 10 I'orto i;ux. mere was an
island that had been war swept and
storm swept;' the people, were starv
lug, and objects of charity; the need
of ministering to them was imperative
and innuinent, and the congress of
the Uuittnl States, Hinder the express
direction 'of the constitution, levied a
tariff: of alxuit one-fourth the Dingle.-
tariff: sclietlule against certain of - by
products, and In the same bill direi-t
ed that .every dollar thus collected
should be made a free gift to that un
happy' people. Put all that is treated
as legislation InteudtHl to build up
monopolies at home and destroy for
ever : the IilKrty of the men and
women of Porto Pico.
"And the resolution was read by
"The denunciation of trusts was ex
leeied. It-was quite as pronounced
eight; years ago. The ieopie liecame
excited, and on election day turned
over l the executive and legislative
functions. ol tiie goveruineut to tlii
iH-mwracy. We . all know what fol
IowimI. Monopolies are furiously de
nounced; and this was expected. The
trouble is that those monopolies, as a
rule, give a very large proportion of
the skilled 5 lalior of the country em
ployment, and there is not one of
them that has not as many Democrats
as Uepubllcntis as stx-kIioltleis, onl
were Mr. liryan President tomori-uw
le could not interfere with one of
The denunciation of the protective
tariff Is covert, but It is pronounced.
It hovvs that the ancient I'om'bon
spirit Is still domiuent -tliat spirit
that learns nothing and forgets noth:
ing. :- : j -
"The whole in.struuient Is a patch,
work of complaints and tepinings; it
advocate what It reimdiales in prac
tice every day; luucli of it is uuti ue
in fact, and where a remedy is pre
Kctilnd the programme Is uuicjuiblc.
It was shouteil for by thousands ol
men in tl eonvcntioti, who were se
cretly rejoicing that its provisions can
never be carried out. " r
"In Its framewoik it is bungling
and crude." - .
THE OCTOPUS ir.VMPAXT. .
Said the New York Sun on Thurs
"Atnr. , Col. Pryan will fill the
state fair grounds nt Iiidian.-i jlis
with .thender against trusts, an all
but paramount or pretty paramount
issue to some or many Democrat. . -
Ang. 7. certain T Kansas farmers
wilt assemble at Topeka and consider
ways and means of selling their crops
. AT... . . . -
iu tin tiejii aoramage iy means or a
combination. -Tliese Smilloer nmni.11. 1
ollsts are hot only not 'afraid of the P,Mt Vf t,U M"ft ,M' ,5lin r' '' lly, fronting an enemy, and certainly need
Odomt iKit thev want to i--to,.e T "T"" day or two, ?Pg ammunition, wlihoet the 'means
n:i 11-J 1 " ?h'n Avantni of it ami if of .rvirsr fo o, ratioJ The anny
their own hook.
"Aug. Is to see a darker deciL
fa that day, and at Lincoln, Neb., of
all places : In' the - world, fariiiers of
that i?tate are to confer. They are
"He is Wise Who
Talks Bat Little."
This is only U half truth.
If ivise men hkd held their
nOttltng SLDOUt tiie Circulation
of the blood. If it U)ere not
for this advertisement yoa
' 4. t, , , 4. ZTZa
Oarsapartlla tS 1 the greatest
I medtCUie m liie SVOHd tO
j pari fv and enrich yotsr Blood,
create an appetite, oive yott
strength and steady nerves.
Impure Blood MjtompUxhn'cMs
bad. Hood's SjtrsjLpafSIjt. did much good
by notifying my blood. SMyl skin is two
dev." cAnritD.McCcy, WjUsoniovm, P.
ilood't P1I1 cure Htw ills ; the pftn-trrlbttlng nnd
lily cmt hurtie o tk with Hood tjaroapatJll.
full of greed. They wajit. to oppress
and pauperize the country, and make
it a nation " pf serfs. They Ualk" of
forming a trust for the imrpose of
regulating the jrice of tlic-ir cropsi and
selling- tliem at the highest ligures
Thej- want to fix grain elevator rates.
too. They' are going to ask the next
Legislature jto force; the elevator com
panies to st'oi-e grain 'at a rate to lie
fixed by the State Hoard of Agricul
ture or by a board composed of well
known farniers. A most refreshing
plan, showing that these; farmers are
not citizens of Altruria but of Egoria
Kotn as a xoe or trusts ami as a
camera fanner, Col. Pryanmust be
pjuneu. by these exhibit ions of com
mercialism U and greed.;? After , flu
close of the. notification how he can
not fly too soon to .Nebraska ; and
Kansas and lalior 'To liersuade these
rasping ami lnonoiHilfstic members
of the producing -lasses that truT-.s
are an evil Rim a curse.
There may hot lie any! more liop lice
this season j than now apwar on tlie
vines. Tlie latest lot of tiles that de-
Iosit the eggs for tlu- Ijice wein to lie
all dead, and there 1 m y not tH' an
other brood. leading growers tliiuk
there vill not be.
at thert- are
enough lice in all the uhsprayed yards
to do serious damage to the lK'j in
i-ase the wwither ; becomes-., unfavor
able. And there jls Voryf little time left
in which to spray, with lieneficijtl ef
fects, for the burrs will soon be form
ing, and wlieu the lice get; into these
they will stay-there: There is no get
ting them out, by spraying or other
wise. It Is too bad that all the: hop
growers o3 Oregon ilo not follow tlie
example of the leading and most 'suc
cessful ones, and -calculate ' spraying
as much a necessityis cultivating the
The Hon. l M. I Plack, who sits
t'lHui the Ik-ih H in Missouri and ij a
Gold Democrat, has said, this, td fie
Kansas City '-Journal':. ( 'Thit Gjdd
Ieinoci-at lias strong coiivict ions, ami
he stood by 1 hem four years' ago. lie
is stronger than ever today, jliocajisc
lie sees how right he was tlien. T
tlpnk we will have to vote for; Mc-
Kiuley." ,The Gqfd Deinot-nit threw
away half ot his vote four years, ago.
r a great many of them diU This
year-there will- be uo m-caslon! or
portunity for this.
A Little Hock paper ! reports it hat
there is but a single pauper on! tlie
Kansas state poor, farm. Tin- -forlorn
bid chap spends most of 1iis time sit
ting on t hei front porch In-wailing Iiis
ooeliness ind deiMiunciiig tlie pierni-
eioits pnsH-Mty which liiis robbml
him of his iconipa nions.
The Twij-?-a-We-k Statesiiian has
more than, twice as many subseriliers
as the m-i-klr Statesman: -had nine
months ago! It Is lheref.re more than
twh-e as giNsl an advertising uiedium.
ttiougn the rates have not cliansel.
nd it is growing Iw-tter every week.
TJIEIU DUINK IS MADDENlkG!
.auve j ippie or ine i-iiipinos is i.t
I he effiict of the so--alleil AmericH
saloon on the Pilipino is not nearlv
as bad as ihe effect of I-Iijiiiio jiq.'r
on American soioters. says tiie Omr.l
P-ee. ... Iu fact, in- lormeis is l',;t "n--I I v
st'lHTior to the lath-r, sine- 15m A"n
k-an liquors !o not prisltuH. Uia.i'ie
or i-reaic ait imioediaie ai'ei;,e f
more tieij;e HoltiirK a reuutiir Arniv
man-who 'tis just returned friiia : M-i- V
nila to l is.honi at IiubHijapons. isrys
f tlie F'lipino iKwe: It is 1101 heat
tlat Is driving tiie -'i)flM:y crazy, it
is just simply IeiK.' Abs.idhe is i,t
hi the same class, is It look' like water
and taste like licorice. ? ;ys, fand
when the Joys can t g-t le" r wli'n-
ky. they -iwy 'Ihhu' f rn.n tlie ia fives.
It takt a pint of It to m.w? . diink-
ing man drunk. The third or fonrth
ronseentirrv drink 'makes a b'Knul.tg j
hliot out of the victim. The K-iMJe -s ,
crave it utter tucy nave m-' tasted !
'It. Out on the Iims the tsys n- r ,
get IeT or whisky and when ihe US- r
mes !m u:w ihiio una mi 1 lie ,
fellows buy it. .1 : : j
in ini" souiiiern ii;in!isv ncri- i .
demaad is not so Jrreat, the eaiives for mntcHal., As nn tine olticer ex
sell ft for tliree ints a canteeiiful, but i!cst it; "The army ordnance of
art rnd Manila the deina id Is m kt: iVer" Is haglin?' over the i.rieo oer
niSseC: tit .III
cents; After a man .drinks alKiut a'm'twU-M in n,. ri..t.l ,n.i..
he can t get It he will go mad."-- Then
the oflicers have to shackle him End
he is sent to the, hospital for ..the in
sane at - ashit.gton. TIwv fell ni
that Ihe iHr fellows who liave Imtu
taken there will never get well-."!
W:ishbirt,n-' I: t.. July '11',. The
tamp liooksj n-ci iiily tried by tlw
postolli'.-e tlepartuiiut have, been a
great success, and ip to date Jt is es
timated that'll profit of over $2Mf0t
has iu.fi-tied 011 tuem. Alwut
be one of
hi tlH-ni ot ail kinds-have
ind they Avill continue' to be one of
rl' pr-i nianeiit ii;titutieus of the d?
imrtit ut. Defects in ear'ty i.saes
(mvifH'i'n lenHHtKil by smiag a better-
giatk of panifiiiH' prtiu-r, which is
l'jw'guaranteetl to remain In gool tun
Vlitiou when subjected to a test in
KMch it is iunueive! in water-heated
to 110 degrees, whjch Is conjidorably
,hne r tisiu any m at to whicn it tti
be subject el nudt-r ciinditluns that
can pro:perIy"lK provided for. Tlie im
provements add somewhat to tlie cost
bf the I looks, but there Is still a profit
oil them-iu excess of the profit Vv
c' red from tlie stamps,
j The new German reciprocity -treaty
has been proclaimed. Genmuiy f e
ciui'h ml ret ions vn still wines,' argoR
Iiaiutings aud statuary, the amount of
the.ivtluclions- ill eacli ease Wing tixetl
in ihf ' Imijiiey.aet. Jn return tlie
United States i-ei-urcs the most ta
vokiI iintiou treatment, or. in oIIkt
words. the miiiiiiitiin tariff rates on
a-if'U-Ies esiioi-tl to Germany, tier
many lun . several taritfs. one reserved
for commercial friemls and others for
nations with which 'the relations are
not so close. I. The United States has
ejoyei the ...minimum rates up to this
time without equivalent. Ko it is said.
Now our absolute right to these mini
mum -rates is to-be confirnK'd ami ree
ogjihi'.tl. I If the- Cliinese situation -should. -le-conufsueh
as to -compel the calling -of
coegtess in extra session, that, body
wdi tind difficulty hi sccuriug a 'place
iu which to sit. Tlie c:ipitol is now in
possession of a vrps of iiiH-lianies and
it will icquire thrt or four ' months'
steady work to put it in s-iiape for oc
cupancy. All the carpets, desks,
chairs, and -other furniture have been
removed from the senate and house
and scattered ' through, the corridors.
Work of all kind is ling done, such
as installing new machinery, elevators,
replacing worn-out floors,-' gas and
electric . tLxt tires. -' and. painting.:
Possibly 'General1 Miles may be sent
to China, now that all chance of his
winrjuq a vat. nniirary rep:at.i-t
that ' might' ' make hini a: formidable
canttlilate for l!r presidency is over
He isa nxious to go. and the ad van
tages j of -sending - a 'high ranking of
fiee'r iii the event of joint internation
al oiierntiotis are iuite material, it is
probable ihat tlie senior- officers sent
to 1 lie scene by other governments will
outrank Prigadicr General Chaff t'..
who is the higliest ranking of any of
ovr oflicers tletailed for duty in China.
There are a; to be many quesiions
of coiumand and authority, and a de
cis'on hi favor of One or auotner of
ficer may ii:an a great deal."
'ihe 1 r--t ! 1111 ia 11 Canal commission has
at last luactienliy it-ached tUeVonclu-
sjon tliat there are but two available
canal " roHitcs across the Isthmus 'of
Panama.-- These are the Nicaragua
route: and thu Panama 'route. Though
filial iufonritioii hiis nut been- re
ceived relative to the advantages of
the Panama route, it is the lielief of
the' commission that it is not practi
cable. - Owing, to thegreat ' displace
ment merchant sliips ate now attain
ing, it is probable tlie commission wilt
recommend a canal of greater width
and depth than hitherto regarded as
pH;essary. iThere will consequently
lx an iin'rease incest.
Applications for tlie .organization of
national banks muli-r' the ' gold . law
have heeii' ' diminishing of late, sind
treasury oJHcials say that' the high'
water mark has passiil. The average
nrmher of daily applications actel
t'pon during the first t hit e imuit lis af
ter ihe Jaw went into effect- were from
seven to ten. nut tins uumner. is i v.
decrensimr and the daily iiiiihImts now
pevcr ocecil three or four. For sev
eral months the number wil probably
hold at these figures and by the enl
of the current year there will Im Itut
iii- iMM'tnal number applyiusr.
Tlte 1 mrk e (-:i lias at last gotten
'nto the courts., after hanging tire for
many yenrs. According' to .the alle
gations' of tlie petition inst filed in the
seme me com t of the iTisiricr.-'-Charles
Di'ikts, then gov iiKir of I'tah. plaecl
Pniou Pacific rajlway bonds ay;gr:ga
ti,ig over 1, I'M Km in: value ill tlie
I'nitrd Stales treasury for safe key
ing. Tils heirs now want to get then
ljck The ! ImhkIs are said to have
been seen in the Treasury iuIKM. but
since then have disapjiean-d and there
Is no recoiu thaf.tbey- ev-r exisld.
A batch of iiiM-umeiits captiinil by
Gi ncral "Puns I on In the l.Miiiippiiies'
has reached the "war .depart incut and
Is iielievod to include autlK-iitic cop?e.-?
of Agninaldo's jirivate- pajM-rs. Tliere
are riM-erds. aceounis. retMiits, secret
inst reel ions and i-orrespoiidein-e." The
lettvrs .discovered are espieially inter
e(t,g..'tif it is likeiy-lluit cn-r:tiiTy
llHt will qtviilge the contents of some
of-them. esiMtdally as it furtiislies
ismI citeipaign material. The pajK-rs
are said to involve a uimilK r of prom-,
'eeitt' iKMvde in Manila and Hong
Kong, among others tin?" ronreseuta
tfves in the Orient of large American
!i''i. ! ' :.'
" '''' -lameiitn-bie lack of syslTn In
tee war i!i,j;rrtineul t'iiur the present
orga il7.a I ion ;s aga m lteeoin;
cit. It now seem that the b.-ilter.Vj
order ! to-China has., been ref.iseil
Mrn'ss;oii to take any of th- '2'1
iporniRln guns which h;tv Jm ci
stonsl st Manila for te;ly n year
without- ever hflmz .tseil and Isa
tnrt-.l witr-on: ?;uu-. Fnrfher. If the
Imttery tloe get . f MTniissiou- to take
f I ;'ese. irrent d'lTteitlfy vUt bt- experi
enced In providing h io,vdf.-r T'wi
n;fTttH nir,, tle-n'rmi-vribi:orK ..;i.-.-r
Ix-jthu tufot hit Ions avHI- si nomlwr i.r
firms for the purclia. "tir.ii-ivvder and
fit ojict ih-s. i,nt bnv done iinto'nz on
aece.rnt.of w nt ti e nrtny ord ttft ice
..M'....- ..r. .... s
mivM nf imn!- nml
we -rlisll find
01 dim nee office Is the last bramli of j
I Till V '
"the army to realize this emergency, j
and the last to prepare for .lt. L'ach I
aroiv bin-e.iii U i-nloit l.v a liiit,i it.. I
gnt, and there hcpiiis lo lie no general!
rcsoiisilfie head anywhere." I
TIKES OF IlfS WIFE'S ESTATE.
Standard Oil. Official 1 Would Avoid
Care of Insane Woman's Wealth.
Henry M- Flagler, a Stamlard Oil
official, has asked the court s in Jtw
York to relieve him as committee r
the. iiersou and estate of his wife, Ida
A. Flagler. ,who was det-lared an J In
competent several mouths ago. . j
As a result the Justice has appointed
N'alhauial Myers as referee - to-hear
the testimony and determine' whether.
! Mr. Flagler isiiall Is released from; the
commission. Pending the TefertH?si te-
lort Augustus. V. auderiool has ltceu
appoiuteil -siacial guardian of Mta.
Flagler. -. ' ':. -,"." ' : - i . : ,
Mr. Fl.igler: lias also asked tluit ! Dr.
Carlos F. Maclkmald, the insanity ex
ix i-f. lie appaiuted In his place, Mrs."
Flagler is at Dr. Mat-Donald's sauitar
inni at Pleasantville. Mr. Flagler as
seits that when he took iKissession (,f
l's wife's jroiH-rty she hail stocks aiul
sfH.-nrit.ies to tlK value of l,lii.VJiNi.
Sie l:al -ash to 'the amount of is;..
Hi. On January Sth.last Mr. Flasrler
made, an accounting of his wi.'e's-t'l-.rirces,
' which showed that she; wait
Iosse"el of stM-ks ami se-urities ti
the amount of $l.ti27,H0 and cash to
Ihe amount of 2rt.lT7. Mr. Flagler
asserts' that he has h-cided to niaki
hs jM-rmaiicnt home in Florida atn
that -he has 110 tnteution f retiirnii
to New Yor; whatever. For this rea"
son he f-hs. to lie released frouj the
commission; ' j
As to the flpivointmeiit of a coniinit
lee for 'the : estate of his wite. Mr.
F;iglr sugg-st s tlie name of Kuirene
M. Ashley,- a lawyer of New Ytrk
ONLY TillNtJ . UK COULD PAY.
$ 1 -" '-' ,i
Tom Lowery- Calhil Upon; Piei-jM.nt
Morgan with His Kcspfs-ts Only.
'Colonel Thomas F. Iiwery. of Min
nesota, railway promoter and oe;-:it-or
of ; national reputaiioii. aiidlitow
juoiidin nt in tlie management of 1 lie
great S;x lines is i-onspieno.is.; aiul
comncinding in ixTsonal appearam-t'
in whatever group of. men he niay
chance fo li nil 1 dace. His character,"
training and,, reputation are such tivat
his' opinion's' comma ml the respect ahUe
of business men. "lawyers. 'itolUiri.-ui's '
and clergynh-n. He is at home with
all sorts" and conditions of ii!.cii-.imm'.
company or pir:i tes. or loiisliorenVeu;
he Wis nevjr knowfii to lose liis tem
per; he has': the confidence .of capital
ists everywhere. Hut Hove nods, good
Homer sometimes -dozes, and even a
juiiagoil like! Tom Jowcry has played
in hard luck. He has "-rone broke"
moio than ojui. but has always I.I,..
lH.sl.up serenely" again like a.iiiUoer
ball. J. PierjuTfiit .Morgan tells or hlni
that one d.iy 'wlien a loan of kiine1
millions,- for "which Lowery was- re
KiMiiisihlc, was to fa II; due on ihmih. the
Minnesotan sent his card' about
o'clock. "Show Itim in." was I lie or
der of tin- great financier.. Lowery
was as screu'eau.d bland and as khh Ii
at ease with all the world :is if a certi
fied ch-ck for liimn roiis inillioiis, was
lepos.ng in' his pock't.
I have trailed pionii'tly lliis inorii
iug. Mr,: Mijrgan." he sa id. . "in order .--to
piy my espiH-ts, I 1 an t jiay any
thi ig else." ' j "
I'ut liis p.-iper was renewed in sli,rf
Mrde'. . j
l? II 'T
Tin: if all
. Iiste:td -of jreseniiig so large a part
of this memorial' for names llial will
only become fatuous during the 1 wen
ticth ceimuy. to tlie exclusion: of
maiiv brave and im'-le m n Sand
wonu 11 w ho -shared in tlie const ruf live
robii'ldiiiir of tlie retnildie. woulj
not be far li'fter to inscribe tlie
one hundred, .and tiny names uo,. in
order to include such names as Low-
(II. Holmes, Whittier. Pdaine an l iili
crs . tins wouiii inaKe 11 a momum-iu
to the Jii-sf century of our national
I'fe.'and fut lire generations couldi pro-
ide suitable honors f.or their fowu
yriMKl ami great. The Hall of fr'anie
cannot serve us a jierpetttal tablet lor
.-ill great Americans, past and to come;
why, then, extend it arbitrarily lit be.
year 1:000, instead of letting' it j help
jieip tuate tin memory, of those we
have iroiuced tlius far? Surely tin ;
leu velotis era of history nunM' and
lived and fought; out and - wrought out
tcie in t Lis free and'" mighty m-w em
pire ot the KYest, from coloui.il billies
tlovn to l!i, lias proilueed at least
one hundred and fifty names wiorihy
of lasting' honor and remeinliniiice,
eel fain to be ac-orded by all Ajaet i-.
cans who shall ever -f"il a throb of
iiialilude Tor the ci vilT.n ion aiidjf n "
do:n they enjoy. Gimton's Mauii.iie
for May. '.
CAltlUKU PIGFONS IX FN(;i.M.
Fnlishuien iu all qnariers.of (li
island are training carrier .pigeon fr .
the purjios.' of .'systematic t r;i nsaiis
xioti of messages. At the Crystal!. ld- .
nee a pigeon post lias Ih-cii . fi-tal-lishiil
and it is said lolls work ins
jretTecily. "Numerous clubs h.isv.
sprung up, --which carry on regnl.ir
oifiiMMiicaihiu with coiitin -iisal
points by means, of these "poslmeii f
the air." It iis thought that Ilnghiud"1
trained pigeons will be iuiuieiiseiy
Valuable to the country in the event
of war. It Is recalled that one of
i.oid J'hschild's pigeons lirt-itglit 1
KugJ.ind the first news of the I; 1 1 If
of Waterloo and that large usej ;!
made of such birds during tije fi '
of I'-'.ris. - . : ? :'
: jFTriSH SCIKIOLHOYS.
Fights are ,n recognized part of. the
scb'M)l elueal ion. among 'the lys; I"
America - when, Iw.ys fight it is Ihimusi
i bey are angry 'with t-iH-li other; BJ
Kngland they light Is-ca use they are.
anxious in find out which is the l'Oer
man physicaljly. Tiiey may have no
;iit.irre ior ill fis-bng, but if their
l'r"f nds cannot jignn as to tlieir r"
-pective ; prowess.- the ultimate rcsiilt
is pretty apt lo be a "mill," " f
"Itiglit ahead of iis." restuiid Ihe
traveler. who wiis. namitffng his-csej
rknees. yawiieilie moiintaiii puss
"lo yoit, k'mw.'X artlessly hitcrrui
ih! ,ne of th yMingcr women la h?
-ompany, . tidy .seems very queer to .
mi'i How caiy a mountain yawn?"
"Did von tier-r i I 'iiioIhi-I:IIII tiUP''
miss' "ho asked. And' there were
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n",,v ""tHiis.-t.lil-iigo 1
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