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?ti(i Fropr'Mor*. T JRBMMf Wee*., to «**• I > BY FRIDAY, AUGUST SO, 1P89. Tho Swtsa Republic. In the yrar 1C01 tlireo small comma- uJtjps in theniiiistof tho great powers of Europe Icrii^iod together for mutual eoM defense That league in ond form or another has existed ever since, and it was the foundation of the compact little Swiss confederation. The government sinca 1291 liaa passed through sir constitutional phase*. The present conati- ftition wag adopted iu 1848, and stands for what the Swiss patriots believe to be the model of republican organic law. The Swiss republic, however, is very unlike our own. To begin with, it has no president such na we understand by the term. Tho executive department consists of a federal council, composed of ueven members. They aro elected for a term of three years by the Swiss congress, or federal assembly, as it ia called. Each of the seven has a particular part of the government to look after. The federal assembly elects 15110 of tho seven president of the executive council, and another one of them vice president. The president and vice president serve for one year. The president of the executive council also serves as president of the confederation, but hU duties in this capacity consist only in receiving foreign representatives. He appoints no postmasters nor anybody else. His •alary is $2,700. The federal assembly, like our own, is made up of two houses. The lower house 10 called tho national council and is elected for three years. The u pper house is the council of states. In Switzerland there are twenty-two cantons, which correspond In a measure to our states. Each canton, like our states, sends two senators to the council of states. But sena- —tars are not-paid-by-the general government. They look to their own cantons for that, unless the assembly sits during 11 recess. Members of the national council are paid from the general fund, and receive $4 a day for actual service. Mileage is allowed; Tho judiciary department consists of nine judge" plwtwl for six years by the federal assembly. Switzerland has three official languages— French, German and Italian. The mostinteresting feature of-the Swiss government, however, is the .famous referendum. By it political parties are rendered of no avail in Switzerland. By taking advantage of it. the Swiss people at large are able themselves at'any time to change their constitution. 'It is the survival of an ancient historic right of a free people. The referendum means what it indicates—a referring, and to the p"eople. If 60,000 Swiss citizens ask for a revision of the Swiss constitution, then the question ia submitted to the whole people and voted on, and the whole people decide whether they want a revision. If th'^ two legislative houses cannot agree on a revision, this, too, is at once submitted to a vote of the people. If a law passed by the federal assembly is of questionable utility, and 80,000 citizens petition for the referendum, the whole people vote on the law, and fhey may decide that they do not want it in the very teeth of the assembly that has just passed it. Thus the people themselves, and the people only, have the veto power in their own hands. They themselves are their own final tribunal. This is the most unique and interesting feature of —government in modern times: ~—~— It pr-nioiT, Au^r. :< '. — -\t Yr'-.Vr-imy niorn- isijr's «~s-ii'ii\ of the ii<lil'>rl.il convention W, S. I'np'-llnr, of MnnslVi 1, O., f"n 1 a pap»r on tnu limit of th" obligation which a newspaper owes to it^ p:\rtv, hU summing up b?- ing that nn oivin mu-it novt>r swrpo from the principle of it} pirty. It n;u«t tell th^ truib, avoi 1 undignified personalities, nnd never b? Influenced by monetary or pcrsnunl A«to Ad*rrH«tng Aj'nts. Francis Proctor, of tho Cnpi Ann (Main,) Advertiser, pros.-n'.od n pnp«r on discount! to advertising agents, in which bo held t.h«t daily pnfxfrs Khoul-1" not pay ni-:ro tbnn 15 per cent, niul wrekly p:ip'-rs i"i JHT cent, for tha scrvlre ren<l',M-t-d by tbo ndvertielng nRentrt. Tho p'i['t-r tlrew out ronRidernble discussion, tins pi-ominont ft-nturo cf which was ihnt thi-^o ii^ents should bo boycottwion general principles. MnnHgi-ilient of Ncwnpapprs. There was n fair attendance at. the evening session of the editors, and a paper entitled "Philosophy of tho Business Management" was rend by M»j. W. U N. Richnrdi, of The Indinnnpolis News. The essayist took tho broad ground that no publication can long be succrssful where the bu*ines« nnd »d- itorial departmenta ore separata and alone. Only fifty pnpora out of the 16,000 in the United Ktntfs, he snid, strictly enforce tho ruin of allow ing no advertising in the rending columns. Robert N. Woods, of Joliet, proposed the formation of an international editorial association. The Michigan delegates mot yestorday and voted to present U)B unmff of William H. Brearly, of The Detroit Journal, for the presidency of the association. MARSHAL WELLER'S SLAYER. The Cane Against Him Faltn In Both Btat* and United Staton Courts. JACKSONVILLE, Fin., Aug. 30.—John M. Brownell, who killed Deputy United States Marshal Woller in Holmes county, and who was, after his arrest, released by the state authorities on the plea of justifiable homicide, was brought to this city Tuesday by United States officials, and given a hearing before Commissioner Walter, on the charge of resisting United States officers. The hearing was concluded yestorday and Brownell discharged, it balng shown, that the deputy who was killed did not disclose the fact that be was a government officer when he attempted to arrest BrownelL Gobbled for Moonthlnlng. Before he could leave tha court room the original warrant charging him with moon- shining was served on Browne!!, and he was again taken into custody. He will be allow ed to go to hjs home in Holmes oeunty, accoinpttnHd_by_an officer, to secure the tli,r>00 hail imposed by liuTcbmfnissionor. Tho Iiittlc Cow. Two billion and n half of dollars are invested in the dairy business in the United Status. The whole banking and commercial interest of the country amounts to only u little more than hall that sum. at) that the cow is mightier than iron vaults and safes. A million horse*. tlirce-iiiuirterH of a million of men and sixty million acres of land are requiivil t" produce food for the cow and take cure »f her milk. Iu return for this care nlii* KivtM us si* and three-quarter billion galluiks uf milk a year, amounting to |810.000.U()0. One cow averages 450 gallons of milk u year. In Iowa, suiue twenty years ago, agriculturists begun to turn their attention seriously to the dairy business. The cow rewarded them first by paying off all the mortgage!! on their farms, and then giving them a competency. Success to cow, corn and cotton, the three great factors in our prosperity. " The south ia now <jje victor. Her oranges long ago conquered the north. Her iron is at present conquering the world. Her summer fruits vanquish their tens of thousands of Yankees yearly. The delicious early peaches of tha markets are from Georgia mostly. It la not uccotumoi! for u dozen car loads of them to come into the large cities at one shipment. South Carolina, too, finds that aha la a peach marketing state. Eighty of South Carolina's choice early peaches fill a twelve quart crate. A learned Russian physician, Dr. de TarclianoSt, has made a discover; re- oeniJy which ahouid be enough to make «B brain workers take a daily bath. It U that all thought is accompanied by e(eo- fcrieai discharges upon th» akin, and the more intense the thought the stronger are the electric currents. These electric discharges move tha gland* of the akin. TliJ* ia tba discovery. What our phyw- can uiako out ot It raiiiidii» to be at Bnusi], W a uw*«jnsa w fcau It to w*«st feet k«ig * »U&M weta "I T " 1 1 l-i 1 * if 1 p 1 ' I 1 < ttmt the people of ,S', p rUng c>in know tbo truth of it. .Mrs. llnswpll, known »s Mrs.),. A. Chase, has been a hind and affcctioi.ata mother to the two girls. Lucy has as good victuals as the rest of the family. Mr. N. P. Haswell has been »t home except five and a half" davs which ho spent in the country, for a change, as he hag not been in the habit of living in town. Mr. N. P. Hagwell has known Mrs. L. A. Chase for years and knows there has been a great deal of false reports said in order to hurt her. There is others knows this to be the truth. Yon who read this: how would you feel to have some one come In your house and cut over SiOO worth of goods, how would you like It, try it and see. As it has been said that Mrs. Hauwell, In her honeyed Way, may have mutilated, the clothing herself and then terrified the girl into saying she did it. Any one that knows Mra. Li. A. Chase knows that she would not destroy over $200 worth of goods in order to get more. Any one knows better. N. P. HASWELL. FROM JIRS. HARWELL. August 10th, 1880. On Monday, the flfth of this month, about four [o'clock in the afternoon, Emma found my papers and letters packed in a straw bed. On inquiry Lucy Haswell said she did it. I then began to look among our clothing and found everything belonging to Emma was cut or torn so she - could not wear them. I then found my dresses, all but two, are either cut or torn so badly that they cannot be worn. I asked who did it. Lucy said she did it because Mrs Lampkle told her to. I then tie) tier for about an hour. On Tuesday morning Emma brought Mr. Haswell'a clothea down, and my table linen, napkins and such things, are cut or torn almost to pieces. When I saw such destruction I did not know what to do, but I tied her perhaps an hour and a half, not longer. 1 then sent for three of the neighbors to come in and I showed what she had done and what I was doing. Mr. Fitzgerald came and talked JOT n ) -r -,, > 1 v ] r - - i «* I !uv> bf-pn done nn<' nil thmt I have done to misuse Lucy or any ot.hnr child that, hns ever lived with me. L. A. 0. HARWELL. w FROM THEIR ATTORNEY. Mr. Haswell, in view of the peculiar conduct of his daughter, Lucy, hns placed her in the family of Mr. G. D. ^tino, of Iowa, who are acquaintances and friends. After a careful inventiga- tion of this matter I am satisfied that the statements made by the above nsined parties are correct. C. L. SHELDON, Attorney for Mr. and Mrs. Ilaswell. Aug. liOth, 1839. THE BEST FIDDLE. Tls not the greatest singer Who trlea the loftiest themes; Hn IM Ihe tnie Joy brln^er Who tella-hls simplest drrama. Ho is the Rroatest (>oet Who will renounce all an-. And take his heart and show 1C To every other heart; Who writes no learned rtddlit, But Rlnits his simplest runs, Takes his heart strings for a fiddls. And plays his easiest tune. Don't ply a maid with speeches She cannot understand, For Love, the liaper, preaches In low, soft words, not grand. Leave the high stars above you, Attompt no lofty art; Tho little words, "I love you," • Will nestlo tn her heart; They will unwind Love's riddle. Make life an endlesi Juno. Take your heart strings for a fiddle And play your easiest tune. -S. W. Foss In Yankee Blade. McKlnley Opposed to the Kxtra EtoMloo. DEER PARK, Md., Aug. 30.—Congressman McKinley, of Ohio, was tho uiost prominent caller nt the executive 'cottage yesterday. Mr. McKinlcy's mission was to advise the piTSidenl not to cnlLnn extra. Hussion of couT Bi'c-i 1 !. His interview with thu prosident was quite protracted, and the matter was discussed in all its phases. Tho president'Las not yet determined whether or not there will be an extra session. Locked Up (or a Ilrutal Crime. WASHINGTON CITY, Au?. So.—A well- dressed mnn, about 50 years of age, was arrested in the agricultural department grounds "Wednesday on complaint of John Oldon,who claimed that he hod raped a little girl of 10 in the grounds. The stranger, -who gave bis name as Arthur Jay and then as W. J. Elstun, was locked up. : The WatireBan Mill Failure. , PBOVIBENCK, R..I, Aug. 80.—Seventy- five creditors of tho Wauregan Mills company attended yesterday's meeting. 'JBfce treasurer presented a report showing liabii-, itiw) $1,101,IW7.B1; assets, (360,124.02. The Nottingham null statement shows total liabilities of $240,210.38, and assets of (£$,1)31.09. HKYKIl/VL, I>KRIIAI,H. The following Interesting commnni- cations in relation to the alleged ill- treatment of Lucy Haswell, by her atepmother, Mrs.N. P. Haswell, (formerly Mrs. Chase) we publish by request, deeming it but fair to give thf parties a hearing: FUOM LUCY. , I saw in the EVENING GAZETTE of the seventh, that mother had tied and locked me in a room all day and fed me on bread and water and otherwise ill-treated me. It la a lie; she did not do it, and mother did not keep me In the kitchen all day Monday, tied, or keep me on bread and water.' I had just what the rest had at the table; and the GAZETTE said that it was thought by some that mother had cut the clothing and terrified me to say that I did it. Mother did not do it; I did it myself, because father did not let me go to Sunday school, and it made me mad, was the reason 1 did it. LUCY HASWELL. FROM EMMA. , Wednesday, August 13th,'1889. I saw a statement 1 in. the EVENING GAZETTE of the seventh, that my mother had ill-treated Imcy Haswell. It is not so, it is a lie; because I was in the house most of the lime and I know she was just as good and kind to Lucy as she could be; and it said that Ma tied Lucy with ropes and locked her In a room a whole day and fed her on bread and water, and otherwise ill-treated her. It ia a big lie; for Ma did not lock her up and feed her on bread and water. And it said that Ma kept Lucy in tha kitchen all day Monday. That is not true, for she did not keep Lucy in the kitchen all day Monday. Lacy was not in the kitchen tied more than one hour and a half, if that long. We did not find it out until after four o'clock and then ihe was free before six o'clock Monday night € And ic said in the GAZETTE that'is thought by some that the woman may have mutilated the clothing herself and then terrified the gill into saying she- did it. My mother sever cat and tore the clothing and then made Lucy say she "did It. I found the things myself and went and told her of it, and I would uk Lacy if she did it and she would say, yea; and ahe told me what most of the things were that she cut. EMMA L. CHASE, Sterling, IU. FROM H. f. UAJSWEJLL. August Kitb, 1($U. In reply to tha pldc« in tha paper of ttie seventh concerning the ill-treat- tueut by HM.K.P. Haswei! to Luey, whi-sti U ftUtolatsiy f&tae from tha first to t&a IME, &r«t I «uu re*4jr to ?ai-« it «ua it f«« h** •"with Lucy and said he had frightened her BO Bhe would not destroy anything more, but she did, and kept it up until away: On Monday, the 12th, she cut nnd tore two feather beds, pillows and sheets. She burned and tore everything she could lay her hands on. Then Bhebegan^destroying her own clothing. Her fattier punished her, but she was all the worse, forahebogitnanUtwiBted my silver spoons and doubled them Into all kinds of shapes. On Sunday, the 18th, she went Into the cellar and poured out pails of paint and plastered everything she could, and spoiled more of my silverware. Did I misuse or punish her for it V No, I did not; I did not tie her to punish her for what she had done, but because I was afraid of what might be done. If any one doubts this statement I hope they will come and see for themselves, I am willing; llpulth Commandment*. t. Thou ehalt Imvo no other food than at meal time. 2. Thou shalt not make unto thco any pies or put into pastry the iikenoss of anything that is in the heavens above or in the waters under tho earth. Thou shalt not fa!! to eating It or trying to digest it. For the dyspepsia will be visited upon the children to the third and fourth generation of them that eat pie, and long life and vigor upon those that live prudently nnd keep tho laws of health. 3. Remember thy bread to bake it well; for ho will not.be kept sound thateateth his bread as dough. 4. Thou shalt not indulge sorrow or borrow anxiety in vain. 5. Six days shalt thoti wash and keep thyself clean, and tho seventh thou shalt take a great bath, thou, and tly son, and thy maidservant, and the stranger that Is within thy gates. For in six days man sweats and gathers fllth and bacteria enough for disease; wherefore the Lord has blessed the bath tub and hallowed it. '' 0. Remember thy sitting room and bed chamber to keep them ventilated, that thy days may be long Iu the land which the Lord thy God glveth thee. 7. Thou sluilt not eat hot biscuits. '8,'Thou MiMlt not cur• t-liy meat• fHril. .0. Thou shalt, not swallow thy. load • un- chewed 01' lilghy spiced, or Just before hard work, or just after it. 10. Thou'shalt not keep late hours in thy -neighbor's house,p-ubr-with—thy- neighbor's wife, nor his man servant, nor his maid servant, nor his cards, nor his gloss, nor with anything that is thy neighbor's.—N«w England Farmer. One of tlie mo?,t ur.»tul pulil'it'-it'iins for bunders and persons ccintempla'lTifr building '8 the beantifuUy illustrated Architect iind Builder edition of the Scientific A.mpriean, published monthly by Munn & Co., the celebrated Put?ut Solicitors, at "01 Broadvray. New York. It has become the custom for moat of the builders in the United Kt ites nml Cimuda to keep on (lie this publication, not only for their own benefit, bat. for the use of their customers, and they iind their business promoted by BO doing. A great variety of dwelling houses, costing from a few hundred to several thousand dollars, nre illustrated in each monthly number, besides a double page printed in colors, representing one or more handsome residences already built. After the design for the elevation or style of the house tins been s-j- lected, builders are enabled to give a close estimate of the cost of construction, as the working plans accompany the elevation. Most persona contemplating the building of a house or stable for their OWH use derive both pleasure and considerable saving, sometimes, by carefully considering at their leisure, and by their fireside, various designs and plans which may come before them. To enable a person to'come to a wise conclusion in such an important matter as building a home for his family, he will be wise if he brings the subject before his entire household.and studies carefully over in the domestic circle the style of house and the interior arrangements. It uot only*affords great pleasure to the entire family to be considered in the matter, but good suggestions will come from it, and mistakes will be les» likely to occur n the selection. By all means consult the wife and grown up'daughters, if so fortunate as to have them, and to this end everybody who contemplates building should provide himself with a complete flle of the Architect and Builder Edl tion of the Scientific American, some forty numbers, and then he will have at hand not only the best material to select his design from, but he will also llnd the i ubllcation useful and pro (Ha ble to refer to while the building is be ing constructed. If a person does hot nnd the design for a house, or other structure he con templates building, that suits his fancy or the estimate of the cost is too great in a single number of the publication he will be very sure to Iind iu some on of tho ether numbers Something ttm Nothing but a Sheet of Water. "Can you tell me why the lake froe7X5S over so quickly in tho fall?"" "I don't know; but perhaps It is because It without anything over it."—Boston' Always to be found fit the NEW YORK STORE. HT tsr Our Motto is to see how Cheap we can sell Goods; Not How Much we can Make on Them, From 1st Ail Summer Goods will be Slaughtered Regardless of Cost or Value; Everything in the wav of Summer Silks, Challies, Sateens, Seersuckers, White Goods, Lawns, ^lack Lace Flounc- ings, White Swiss Embroideries, Ladies' and Children's Jersey (Ribled Vests to be closed out at (Rediculously Low ^Prices, Just R@cei.ired! Onr Fall Importation of Black and Colored Silk Finished All Wool Henriettas, and wo place on today 40 pieces of Blsek and Colored Bilk Finish Henrietta?, actually worth 75, at 46c per yard. Of Ladies 9 Muslin Underwear still continues, NEW YORK STORE, "is '!•« )>ia>!?. th.it ii-iv.» :i;!)'f"irc!i •:.•! ? tmliHcft'i'in, and anv pr-rs'tn ivh'i tcmpliiten huildlug, or wJm wish'T, o altor, improvp, extend, or add to <'? tinc: buil'ling;'?, whether wiug?, pordi- i, hay windows, or aftio rooms, will b? 1 retty sure to find -svhnt ho wants in he Scientific American Architect nnd ililor, which 1st publislit'd on tl e llrst )f onch month, n 1 tht> olllce of the fSci- •titiiic American, .'ini Urondway. ISub- cr!ption price, !?'j.. r iii n y.'ar, 12 nuni- icrs SiiiRlfcopipH 2."i rents. Hackvol- imea of ti numbers.'in flexible COV^IB, n imitation of Turkey Moiooco, Si.-^D. Subacriptiona received and vohunea old by nil newsdcalrra. Blili il; A\ MTKRAKY NOTU'KM. MILWAUKEE BEER. •' 'Kclrrt,'' '' l : :.\;;nn-f" ".Bull fin in n" and "Lager Hr?r." (A^othn "Ufst" Tonic extract of malt. ftnii hops) WAUKEGAN ALE AND PORTER, in kegs and ca$e«. Opposite C. H. & Q. Depot, I<ocn"(t Nlrppt Tin? PLEASUHK of furnishing a room ,o one's own liking is a pleasure which all may not enjoy, though it is one toward which most women and some men strive with much eagerness and are made happy in proportion as they come near to the ideal. There is an extremely interesting paper in No. 113 of Good Housekeeping, August 31, in which ICvelyn English relates her experience in this direction, in a way not only to interest, but to afford some useful points for tbe guidance of others who may be seeking to indulge their love for tasteful furnishings on limited means. Notice tor lildn. Bids will be received for the finishing of the third floor of city hall. All work to be done according to plans and specifications now in the bands of city clerk. All bids must be in by 12 >r. Monday, September 2nd. The committee reserve the right to reject any or all bids. 0") 5 D. L. MILLER, Chairman Committee. NEW AND SECOND HAND. O. A. Oliver. OUNNINU THREE WAGONS. .IV All goods promptly delivered to any part of the city. Hpeclnlty of removing household goods and pianos, [mhl2yl] E. U. WILOA.8IN.. AYER'8 JAYNE'S HERRICK'S WARNER'S CARTER'S WRIGHT'S &c. AJT STICKLER'S. MORSE'S TUTT'S PINKHAM'8 RAD WAY'S S<3HENOK'S PIERCE'S &c. I t MR. AIDEN BENEDICT, Supported by ' MISS FRANCES FIELD. and a strong caste in the beautiful Spectacular Melo-Drama, in Six Tableaux. New to any stage, KNTITJURIt Fabio Roman i; OR STORY OF THE DEAD, Fine Scenery, Fine Costumes. The Idriibtion of M!t. "Vesuvius. The Grreat JEai'tli- qualze Scene, showing- t-he eruption—of red- not, lava, streams oi lire$ and the lallingf of the Irtoman Cathedral, Ac'i men the vattr rushes In nnd covers everything out of Bight before tbo eyes of the audience. Reserved Seats at regular prices, 50 and 7Co Next door to the P. O. nber the date. The Greatest Bargain Ever Offered in Dress Goods! Silk Finish, Extra Weight 40 in. Henrietta, • - * . _ SUPERIOR TO ANYTHING HERETOFORE SOLD AT THATPRIOE. OOOJ3S, OUJR, !*JiICI3 Wo are the sole agents for this Unequaled Brand and cannot b<i found elsewhere in Sterling, our price is 50c per jard, a saving of $2 00 to $2.50 on a Dress pattern. Remember Originator* uf Low of New Fringes, Gimps and Trimmings, New Prints, New Penangs, New Corsets, New Hosiery, New Ruchings, New Fischus, New Stamped Linens, New Pillow Shams, New Aprons, New Dresser, Gommode and Sideboard. Scarfs, by the yard. BUTTERICK'S FALL PATTERNS. N. CARPENTER & CO

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