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"-.If THE IATOT TEIECBAMS, ALGONA, IOWA. i 1 tt« Wisconsin tobacco crop has been *6<;nred in prime condition, though tho curing process is not quite through yet. Everything, howevw, points to ft very jroaperouB jeaT for the tobacco growers. f iiB secretary of. the World's Fair commission is trying to got ft, consensus of public opinion tipon the question.. "Shall the World's Pair ba closetl on Sundays?" It would be in nch more to the point for the public to ask the directors, "Will the World's Fair be open on weekdays?" Tim board of walking delegates have «hown U degree of wisdom tinusual in labor leaders, in ordering the •Jjej'ectt on Verplanck Point's brick off;** The boycott liever hnd ittiy justification, and was sure to fail, eithnr of keeping 1 out the brick or bringing the manufacturers to terms. All it had accomplished WHS to organize all tho manufacturers against <khe delegates, and seriously disturb the building trades in New York city. So far tho most serious consequences of this conflict had not been feltj but tho time was at hand when cither boycotted brick must bo used, or building pract'cally cease in the city, and the aniiy of workmen in these Hides become idle. Rather than face this contingency, the delegates yielded, contrray to tho advice of. Powderly. j f IN toe,inability of Senior Forrao to form a new Portuguese ministry, even though thb. delay may be, but temporary, is an increasing cause, for apprehension l>ymonarchists. .It is ovidectly difficult for the {(ovqrnment to find enthusiastic arid able supporters who dare to take the management of public affairs according to che prograin ; .laid.down for them to follow. Tho king seems unwilling to make the concessions that tho shrewdest statesmen of. the kingdom say must be made if the new ministry hopes to exist beyond tho lime that it 'is forming. While no immediate outbreak need bo looked for.it inny not be denied that tho leaven of discontent has permeated tho whole body politic of Portugal. The king and hi advisers stand on trembling ground. TJTK Japanw revere woman, and be* lieve that she originally grew on a tree. SENATon WABB HAMPTON, notwithstanding his cork leg. is an expnrt horse- 1 mart. PnoiunmoNtSTs destroyed M. I, Hancock's saloon at Martinsville, Intl., by dy< namite. * Pnoi 1 . B. STONE WIGGINS is at it again. He predicts art earthquake in Pennsylvania and the maritine pro7inces of Canada August 17,1004, and another one in 1920. THE richest banker in tho world is Bar" on Bleiehroeder. of ^erjin, who is the agent of. the Rothschilds in Gerniany, but is individually worth more than any one of the Rothschilds. TrfE police census was completed Tuesday afternoon.' It shows New York City's population to be 1,710,716, an increase of 184,214 over the government figures. THE miners are still out at Ishpening. Nothing but surface work is being done. The strike ha* not spread to the mine* outside of Ishpetning. IN the Alliance procession at Hutchin- BOji^KiiH.t WHR a _ monstrous wagon containing fifty or sixty children. Over the vehicle was a biinnur bearing the inscription, "Overproduction." SEVEHAII Japanese editors have b«n sentenced to four years' imprisonment with hard laVor for speaking disrespectfully of tho Emperor .finimu, who, if he over existed, lived about600 years ago. _ CAPTAIN JAMES BEND, who saved the lives of 207 persons wrecked off Long Boach on the ship State of Georgia, in December, 1852. still lives at the age of 90, near Beach Haven, N. J. A KANSAS man sunk a shaft on his farm tho other day, and in going down 100 feet, it_ is said, struck two five-foot veins_of mineral paint, a ton-foot stratum of brick clay, a twenty-inch vein of coal and a five-foot stratum of marble. ABOUT ten dajs ago James Ellis, of Winslow, Wis., found a pearl in the Pecatonica river which ho accepted SGOO ""-• Today the purchaser, a jeweler of fttetf raspendiftg the" leeal fooslal service with the tiew to ftfOTeHMfltf fllS cflnsf ifft- tow from carfrying out their designs. tttfi JtJSTics Mtitfcft, of the U. S. supreme court, died of paralysis at Washington, Monday evening. •• - • GEN. W. W. BETJCNAP, ex-secretary of war during Gen. Grant's first term, was found dead in his bed at about 9 o'clock Monday morning. It is believed that death occurred between 1 o'clock Saturday night and 9 o'clock Sunday morning. IN the Vermont senate oh Tuesday, Justin S. Morrill received 27 totes for, United States senator, and Ed- Ward T. Phelns, 1. In bhe house. Morrill received 167 votes and Phelps 56. Both houses will meet in joint session Wednesday and formally announce the election of Mr. Morrill, A I,KT tEtt has been received by Con/ gressraan Cooper, of Columbus, hid,, from ex-Commissioner of Pensions Tanner, which stated that the president had made up his mind to let Gen. Raum, the present commissioner, out. It is thought nere that on the presi< dent's return he will not be fired, but that he will be held until the campaign is over. Bold tttefatiees Ffom One Who Has iBecomeThftrottglily Imbtted With American Ideas. th6 American Democracy is a Gov- erntnent of the People, From the People and for the People, Royalty is too Costly and the People Will Not Statid It Mitch Longer. for. "N ALKKADY th;e price o£ food, and ospeci ally of potatoes^, is rising in Ireland nan result of the batl crops, and the poor fine that their slender wages purchase less nnc less of the necessaries of life. A move mentis on foot in this country to call tho attention of the people to tho calamity ,. that imprimis, in order that something tnty.bo doiio before actual death from hunger claims any victims. It has been started by well-known citizens and is in iu way connected with any society or in any political organization. It has no politics. Its solo purpose is to raise money to bo used in purchasing food for those who would otherwise suffer from nctmil want, mot beca.uso of any fault of their own, but aimply because, owing to the weather in Ireland during the past summer, the staple •crop has practically failed. It is a worthy •object, and tho • sooner the work is undertaken in earnest and with vigor, tho bolster will bo its results. k, \v< rives and Tina I'OSTAi., "We believe that Postmaster-General "Wanamaker is on the right track when he argues for a postal telegraph. Tho work of the telegraph is performed with loss •wear and tear'titan any other in the world. 'Tho'telcgrnph is tho child of tho post office, It was the poet office department of Washington that first made it possible for the inventor of tie' electric telegraph to demonstrate the practicability of his in- Yentjion. If tho government -at that time had/aright to appropriate money for such - ry an experiment in the interest of the people ft of the United States, to facilitate coin'" jDunjcation between the people, then tho Sum government has a right to continue in the Tho iiaiue line. AVe are aware that tho manng- irof the Union Telegraph company in-i Uu.', Lhe government could not ilg..^' ,|-k so cheaply and so satiBfactorijyas is done by tho Western Union'j-orpora- JJueias. rwh But we cannot see any^ijod reason the above town, sold the gem to an agent of Tiffany & Smith, of New.Ycrk, for $5,000.' „ . Tmo Western railways running via Chicago threaten to put into effect the St. Louis cut rate on eastern passenger business in retaliation for the action of the Missouri Pacific and other St. Louis roods. Jf persisted in this 1 will lead to a disastrous rate war. JOHN EASTMAN, a full-blooded Sioux Indian and chief if tho Flandreau tribe, is a member of the icTand jury in the United States court which opened at Sioux Falls, S. D., Thursday. This is the first instance on record of an Indian serving as grand juror. THE visible supply of grain Saturday, October 11, as compiled by the New York Produce Exchange, was as follows: Wheat, 17,739,032 bubhers, increase 079,940; porn: 8,204,295, decrease 337,191; oats, 3,939,892, decrease 34,996; rye, 616,725, increase 32 570; barley 4,189,029, increase 957,449. EVAN LEWIS, "the Strangler," and Acton, "tho LittlR Demon," have at lust muno arrangements for a wrestling match for $500 a side. Under the terms of the match Lewis agrees to throw Acton twice within an hour. Failing to do this he will lose, or in case that Acton should secure a fall, he will lose nlso. Tho match will take place in this city between Nov. 1 and 15. WHEN the so-called "conspiracy,, cases of Messrs. O'Brion and Dillon and the other defendants wortj^alled at Tipper- niry, Ireland, O'Brien'^Dillon were not present. .Tho two patriot's are said to have Forfeited their bail and sailed for America, according to the arrangements made before their arrest. The Tipperary magistrates issue warrants for their apprehension. Their bail—£1,000 in each case- will be paid by the National League. (JlttMINAlj. RUBE Bunnows, the notorious train robber and outlaw who was captured by officers near Birmingham, Ala., Wednesday afternoon, was shot by one of his captors. W. H. CHAWFOKD, under indictment at Decatur, 111., for the murder t of Mrs. Colonel Mathia,s confessed his guilt to the state's attorney Tuesday. MAKY andJEIiza McGonigle, aged 12 and 14 respectivejy, daughters of James McGonigle, living near Cumberland Ont.. were murdered while coming home from school by a man named Narcisse Loroc- que. CALVIN HOLDEN and Albert Dunham, under sentence of death atMonticello, 111., have been respited because of the confession of the murderer of Hurley Russell that the condemned men ore innocent. MoonE, the brute in human form who assaulted and robbed the school mistress; in tha town of Hebron, 111., a few miles from Lake Geneva, Wis., was promptly indicted by the grand jury. On being arraigned ho pleaded guilty, nnd was sentenced by Judge Kellum to forty years in the penitentiary. MHS. MILLEM and Mrs. Field, wives of the men who are accused of swindling English investors out of £300,000, were discharged from custody by Judge Barrett, of New York, Monday, and immediately rearrested by the United States marshal to await extradition proceedings. THISB.E was a terrible tragedy .at Orr- .ville, Ohie, Friday night. Coroner Boydston _lmd arrested John- Sweeney and h'ad him in custody on the depot platform. Just as an engine was coming along a pal of Sweeney's stepped up from behind and pushed Boydston in front of it. The coroner Tiie following speech of the Pittsburg steel millionaire, Andrew Carnegie, delivered recently in Dundee, Scotland, created a great sensation atoong all the worshipers of royalty and the flunkies who love a lord '. It is said that in America, although we have no aristocracy, we are cursed with a plutorchy. Let me tell .you about them. A man who carries a million dollars on his back carries a load. He cannot be elected for anything. You know the history of the American republic. Why, tin-re never was a rich man nominated for the presidency. That would kill him at once. The men we nominate for presidents are workingmen. Abraham Lincoln split rails for a living—the fLTeatest man in this century. Garfield—1 notice you cheer Garfield and not Lincoln. There is where you make a mistake. Abraham Lincoln is to live forever. [Applause.] Pin was the man who with his pen struck the shakles off four millions of slaves and made them men—not only made them men, but did not die until the poorest and meanest ne- gro w<ts possessed of everv right and every privilege which he himself possessed. All our presidents are poor men. You could not elect anybody else. You could not even nominate anybody else. If a man with an independent income were nominated for the presidency you would say to the nominator, "My dear friend, what is the matter with you to-day ? What has democracy to do with the rich? Democracy is the government of the poor." DEFINITION OF REPUBLICANISM. t 0, you will sa,y it is not right that the rich should be discriminated against. Admitted; but as long as human >nature is human nature you will never get the afsdftttne fetation oi nau-at^kiflg faces they ate go_ not to leafe Out the republic «•—»:-;--;. How coald they leave out a republic which today has n Majority of the English-speak' ing face far away t being 64.000,000 compared with 47,000,000 in Great Britain and her colonies? Visit everj Enghsh- speaking community and you will netfr find one trace of the poison of hereditary pri vilege in all yotif it aVels. You will no find any connection between ehufch^and State. Yotiwill not find any artificial laws regarding land. The only aim is tne blessing of the people, where as the hereditary classes seek to keep the soil out of the hands of the people and into the hands of the few. Why, this little Wand is the only English-speaking community that would not laugh at such things as these. The nations that compose the Great Britain of today are destined to be infinitely greater in the future. Think you that you can reach them with this funny little monarchy? 0, 0, how absurd! My dear friends, there is only one way you can make a step towards the unification and console dationofthe English-speaking race, and that is by bringing this little island into line with the, progeny which she has established through the world. Monarchy is too small a tail to wag so big a dog. [Roars ot laughter.] THEl'EOI'LE SHOULD 1JULE CHEAT BRITAIN We laugh at your ideas in this petty little country having anything 1 '(o say to It is Estimated That ftt Least five People Stificflmbefl tj the Flames the free and independent citizens who walk through Canada, Australia, and was terribly mangled and must have died instantly. Ha retained his grip on Sweeney, however, as he went down, and the prisoner was fatally injured. The man who pushed him down was caught and placed in jail. CAULK IfJ « anr 1 tir 4r tb, "Wit « S )iup, no dia : ov e polar .n. Wu ild the -for this assertion; beqaj^e, in the first place, there is no reussn why tho service jhould not bo dOno/by the government as •well as the pos^oflico service now is. It would bo impart of that service. And it ae>»»s~*to us Unit tho charges for tho service ' x eould be reduced fifty percent, and still pay u!l the expenses of the work. 'With tlie charges reduced one-half there would be a great falling off iu letter-writting and * great increase in dispatches. The postal sertice for the country would bo immensely quickened. It would be a mighty convenience to business, when the system got perfected the great bunion that is now on tlie mails would, in part at least, be taken away. It is a clear fact that the Western Union is able now to pay its expenses, and to take $8,000,000 beside annually from tho _ people in dividends. It seems as though a \vhe government might make it possible to ^.uce that driin npo» the people to a . ro , y ""great extent. There is another thing about ',.. Jj.ii' if the experiment could be tried, it ;*?)'^. vvould cost but little to stretch wires be- -j.-'i tweon Washington, Now York, Boston, Mxe ^' Lows' Chicago and Cincinnati and seo 4 how the system -would vrork. To tho ,. average looker-on the twlegraph business V" looks nearer like clear profit than anything DISPATCHES received by the London Tinges deny that a revolution is in progress at Buenos Ayers. THE physicians attending the king of lolland h.id consultation Monday wiih' ;wo cabinet ministers, when it was douul- ;d that the condition of the king rendered lim unfit to reign A DISPATCH to tho' Londfn"tfisies froin 3uonos Ayres says that .tie reporV^ of an mpending reyolutioiyre without fotonda- ion. _ There is nore/son to fear trooble. ['ho city and the/iiole country are tnui- lill- ; r X \ '^ lfK .fjJJX't'horof Mozambique telegraph- tiay that the British stern wheel boats which were at Chinde nt the iuutb of the Zambesi ascended to the j river notwithstanding the protest of .he I Porf ugueso an thorities. I ADVICES from Sua'cim state that El Ghor, a noted BoniambM chief, has escaped from Osman Digna's camp jit Tokan, uncl arrived at that place. He reports that Osman Digna's force 1ms been broken up by the largo number of desertions from Ins a'.'iny, OWING to the prevalence of cholera at the ports along the Mediterranean coast, between Alexandria and Tripoli, the Austrian hovornment ,1ms t-xtended by seven days^he period of observation to which vossiis from those ports ure subjected, A PAHTY of Armenians and Druses attacked the barracks of Silonsia, Syria, and blew uu a port of the buildings. Forty Turkish soldiers were killed. Tin Armenians then invaded the government building, killed the governor and robbed the treasury. They carried the prison by storm, liberating all the prisoners. ANT> CASUALTIES. ; AT a fire in the store of Rowley & Brock, government contractors, at London, Eng., Monday morning, six employes were burned to death and thirteen severely injured. Five of them were women, who were killed in jumping from the window. ON Sunday two boys named Hessel and Kelly, sons ot well-known citizens of Eau Claire, Wis., were drowned in the Eau Claire river, while playing on a pier of the new Wisconsin Central railway bridge. The body of young Hessel was raised by dynamite Monday, but tho body of Kelly has ifct yet been found. needle of justice and righteousness to point straight tojthe north. 1 will not be swayed. A judge elected by rich men will judge for the rich, and a member of parliament with an independent income is unconsciously biased in favor of his class. I say that in this mater we cannot get exact justice— perfection—and is a great deal better in any country that the doubt should always be in favor of the poor and not of the rich. The rich can take care of themselves, but in ail such institutions as you have you practically deny justice to Tn is Novoe Yermya says Germany having failed to induce Russia to recognize Prince Ferdinand as the lawful ruler of Bulgaria, has advised Austria.to abandon, tor the present, her desire' to obtain recognition for Prince Ferdinand from the European powers. , Tins Cabinet has charged M. Roche, minister of commerce, to frame a bill to bo introduced in the chamber of deputies, fixing a maximum tariff upon exports into Franco, tho giving tlie government power to make concessions to those countries whose governments 111 their tariff laws favor French products. 1'jiK authorities having become convinc- p;l that n conspiracy is on foot against the Stepped on by it Railroad. We were waiting for the train at the station in Alabama, and among the crov> d were an old gray-headed negro and his son, the latter a boy of 15. They were sitting on the cotton bales, when the old man got clown and began walking up the track. "Whatyou gwine ter do?" demanded lh« boy. "Gwine ter see the cahs, Moses." "Wall, you git right off'n dat railroad aroreyou was busted all ter squash! You hain't used to railroads, old man." "I reckon 1 knows." "I reckon you don't. You hain't neber pi-ed n railroad but once in all your life. Come off." "Don't you be afeared of your fadder, Moses," replied the old man as he walked up toward the street crossing, He stood vyith his back to tho village, and five or &ix mules driven by a man on horseback came down the sandy road 'without noise. They could have passed to the right or left of him, but they didn't. They ran right over ,him, and the last one had scarcely passed on when tho son and a dozen others of us were on the spot. "Didn't I dun tole you, ole shouted Moses, as ho helped him up. "Did de railroad cum in?" "Of co'se." "An 1 hit me in de back?" "Sartin." • "An 1 stop all ober me and «meU mewl?" "Dat's it, fadder." "Wall. Moses, if you'll help tote your the poor man, In America the poor man who comes before a court or jury is received with favor because we know that the odds are against him at the start. This is what republicanism means. You cannot make an aristocracy of the dollar unless you enact such laws as you have. You can maintain a hereditary aristocricy if you leave the economic laws. Make the land free, and in less than five years the aristocracy will have drunk and gambled themselves out of their heritage. ROYALTIES AND AIU8TOCKAT8. Do not understand me us condemning the men. When 1 speak against the royal family, I do not condescend to speak I against the creatures who form the royal family. When I speak against the ari- stocrcay, I do Jnot speak against this duke or that lord — persons are so insignificant. I speak of principles and systems. If I had been born to privilege— if I had been born the Prince of Wales, probably I would not have turned out half so good a man. If George Washington had been surrounded with the sycophantic and pernicious atmosphere of a royal court Le would steadily have deteriorated, and in less than six months his head would have be turned. Probably you will never get a better royal family than you have now. I do not condescend to any {personalities. I stand for something much beyond that. I am no respecter of persons. I stand_for what is right, and I think your aristocracy have just Jono what you would have done if you had been the aristocracy and they the poor men. Ah! fellow citizens, it is the iniquitous system for which you are responsible and not the poor. miserable victims who are led into all kinds of temptation by having one rule of conduct for the prince and condoning conduct in him which you would consider dis- America, and wonder what these dear old gentlemen are thinking about, You know how to get rid of monarchy. Brazil has taught you. May Queen Victoria long live, because she is a good and pure woman. May she live so long that the democracy of this country—the people of my native land—will resolve that when she passes away they must be consulted as to her successor. [Cheers, again and again renewed.] i That once accomplished,, and you and your children standing on the immutable principles of justice, equal rights, and privileges of all men, the democracy of the republic hails you, extends its hand and says:. "Henceforth we are brothers in feeling and in action, as w_e are in blood." The first step wilt be taken in the great mission of the English-speaking race, for you will then be so powerful that you will be arbiters of the world. You can enforce disarmament, and if any two nations undertake to draw the sword you will be prepared to say, "Hold, I command you both." Beyond this, stretches the noble dream of the poet, and I believe it is salutary to dwell upon these dreams—dreams that are to become realities. One step farther. After the English race becomes united we have "the parliament of man, the federation of the world." gbes^e ^king hard to save-further taj of life and limb. An .^-wu^ess of the fire says it is positivei that.at Idut; twenty-five persons lost their live^and- x that many more are injured.- One woman was' being lowered ffOin the . by the aid of a rope. She had •* .1 * i _ i... _ 1 man! graceful for a for a duke. member of parliament or fadder up to Aunt Judy's he'll stay right dar 'till de co'n is dun ground an you is ready to go home, i'ze got too ole to understand cjese yere railrodes, an' when Ize been run ober oncd|dat's plenty fur me Bo kcerful of dat arm, Moses; dat's whar do railrode stepped on me wid bis hinc hoof!"—Detroit Free Press. ... . i i • , , Turkish government, and that 'the con- Hiiftt »nyou» evw saw, except a church B pirators are using the mails for the fur- Tair. [ thenuico of the plot, orders have been is- ""t What Uyimmlte Cull Do. Shooting a candle through a two inch plank without disturbing it in the leusl is being outdone by dynamite, which is so quick in its action that a tender green leaf can be compressed into the hardest steel before it has time to flatten. One of the experiments of the United States torpedo works was to place leaves between heavy, pieces of iron, set them on a firm foundation and see what gun-cotton would do in Eorcing the iron pieces -together. The reaction was so great from just being exploded in the open air that one of the iron pieces was driven dowsi upon the other quick enough to catch ki exact and complete i.'npression of the/ leaves before the leaves could escape, li is also a singular fact that the guu-cott/m itself could sink deep into the iron whfii it explodes, show- the points of the lette/s stamped into the cartridge. This novel met powder is one of tury. { of engraving by gun- ders of the cen- COST OP TWO OWOSl'i 1 * GOVERNMENTS, You have often been told that the republican form of government is more costly than the monarchial governments. Let me put the lie to that for all time to come. The American pays his president £10,000 per annum, and his sisteis, and his cousins, and his aunts. [Great cheering, which continued for some time.] I said that once in Glasgow, in St. Andrew's Hall, and they made me repeat it four times. 1 will say it once more. The republican pays the head of the state—no dummy—£10,000 per annum, and has nothing to do with his brothers, and his sisters, and his relatives, still less has he to do with a German contingent, who takes care to get the best posts and get over the bends of veterans who have fought for their country. We pay our cabinet what you pay your cabinet, practically. We pay every senator, and we have eighty- eight senators, £1,000 per annum, and we pay every member of congress (325) £1,000 per annum, and, paying them, Jwe make them the servants of the people. The A Japanese Night Ride. From "An Artist's. Lettters from Japan," by John La Paige, in the October Century, we quote the following: "We had now to take along night ride, and at length we rushed out into the moonlight, our fourteen runners appearing and disappearing as we came in and out of the shadows in the iong procession of our train. "We wnirled past the houses of the small town, indiscreetly close to the paper screens, lighted from within, against which were profiled the shadows of faces, sometimes with pipes or cups lifted to their lips or the outlines of coiffures piled upj to the head—all pictures more Japanese than their very originals; then between rounded hills on which stood masses of maple trees; then near to empty spaces of water; theri sank into dark hof- lo;vs, at the bottom of which a river ran as fast the other way. "I watched and looked as long as fatigue allowed, but fell asleep in the uncomfortable kuruma, waked every now and then by sudden jolt to my extended arm and head. "Occasionally I had dreamy glances at what I remember as a vast blue plain, with lofty colorless mountains at one side,' and perhaps I saw glimpses of the sea. The night air was cold in the hollows after the sweltering day, and I found my arm and face damp with the dew. A J apanese poet would have said that it was the spray from of the oars of some heavenly boat which sailed that night across the starry stream of the Milky War. "In the dawn we saw the white walls of the castls of the city of Osaka, and ran acros. its many bridges, all silent in the morning " Gladstone's Daughter. Boston Herald. A private letter received in this city from a lady who has been studying the life at Newnham College in Cambridge, England, gives an interesting sketch of one of the most noteworthy women in England today—Miss Helen Gladstone, daughter of the states amn and vice-president of Sidg- wick Hall. We are allowed to copy: "Miss Gladstone is an exceedingly original per- she has ways laughing, She keeps the hig window 113 ciuo «"• w» .. -••»"". -, r ,,,.„..• i reached a point opposite tue third story,' when tha rope became ignited ffpm the burning sill, the rope parted afld the woman fell to the pavement— her brains dashed out aud her body flattened ittjb a shapeless mass. , *«v So great is the confusion and excitement, that the identity of those killedMd injured is wholly unknown. UndertaKers and ambulances are flying in all di - tions and the streets in the neighborn of the ill-fated hotel are thronged^ excited crowds of people. '2$ Frank Carey, of Glens Palls, N. I., h been identified as one of those burned death. Many people, crazed withjfrighty lost their lives by jumping from^he vrin dows. One man says he saw tk people mp from "different windows ( on syette street side of the building witbin the space of four. minutes, and the sight sickened him with horror so he was jump Fay" t cpmpelled to leave the spot. The building was provided with both iron fire-esc&pes on the sides and ropes on the inside, 'which were the means of saving many lives. _ Burnet Forbes, a stock broker of this city, escaped Jinto the street almost entirely naked. Ha was slightly injured about the bands. One woman was found with a > babe in her arms crouched in the stairway, where she h^d been overcome by the smoke. She was removed by ths firemen, hut has not yet regained consciousness. The fire is said to have started in the kitchen. The building was built two years ago, costing §250,000. It is 6. stories high, and contains four hundred rooms. It is impossible to learn how many guests were in the hotel at the time the tire broke out. The total loss will not fall short of half a million dollars. Among those injured was Cora Tanner, the actress, who is severely burned about the head and feet. She is playing an engagement at the Grand opera house and had a room in the hotel. Every physician m Syracuse is on the ground,. Most of those killed were on ths fourth and fifth floors. fj ' Three a. m.-The hotel is still burning Vague reports are afloat that the list- killed will number fifty persons, but this fact cannot be substantiated, and it is believed that the number will not be less' than twenty five, the first estimate. The guard lines stretched across the streets are inadequate to keep back the surging , pe ^ e that are I*** the streets leading to the hotel, and the police are stationed all around the build^ 8cene8Ia ! 1 , cl incidents connected the exciteme *t The Future Life Victor Hugo. " 1_. i \ ~ fc "* v lite. I OJn and fail? spring Winter is on my total cost »r the administrative, American government- executive, legislative- paid to 128 public servants, is" £425,000 per annum. The sum that your royal family is £900,376. you pay to Ancf what is that family V You deny them all political power, The last thing you do would be to commit any serious business to men who are only able to lead in the mad. extravagant race of fashion. (Loud cheers.) You know, fellow-citizens, I talk as a republican, and I tell you about the American republic, and I repeal ihe falsehood which are told about it. WUA.T THE "FUNNY IJTTLK «ONAKCIIT" B1IOULD DO. Lord-Roseberry, your popular leader—• not much of a peer, but a great deal of a man—hits been talking & great deal about imperial federation. Permit me to point out to these gentlemen the pielimiua .top. I tun pleased to ge« that in . In looks she resembles her father, and has, I fancy, his vitality. She is al- joking, telling stories, h table in a roar indeed whenever I hear a commotion, I turn to see if Miss Gladstone is not about, and she generally is. She is utterly regardless of dress, comes down to 7 o'clock dinner in a gingham, and for lunches and garden parties gets herself up to look like the stroiu/ minded, practical wife of a country minis tor. She seems frank, sympathetic, kind ly, and has great- magnetism,'' continues the _ twenty y anditish story ' have been writing unvr./\ l_ • i o verse, m wrmng my thought 'i .. .•{.. -=• Continues the writer. "Streams ot power flow out of her eyes. It amuses me to think what a shock - 1 - 1 '- L ~ many Bsston people, it as 'Miss Brown she would be to ..... she were introduced /-ll • , 1.1 IT — ^«u»vfi uj Uncago they would pronounce her 'shocking, 'the typical western woman,' a person who must be sat upon to be silenced at all costs. But her big nature and splendid vitality would drown their little criticisms and ween they found her to be Miss Gladstone they would pronounce her a 'glorious creature. _ Tlie Spoils System Un-Aiuorloan. The system of patronage in offices have always had, but it is none the less system born of despotisms and aristocracies and it is the merest cant to call it American. It is a system af favoritism and despotism, or political influence aud personal intrigue, f n a word it is as un-A merican as anything could well be, for a system by which Louis XIV. and his successors drained the life-blood of the French people" and Ivy which Sir Robert Walpole and h wo s sue- - cessors corrupted the British parliament has no proper place on American soil, and is utterly abhorent to the ideas upon which the democratic government of the United States has been rounded m d built up Whatever may be said for or against the substitute which is nowff pStSSSMl it is at least, grounded on the American idea ot a fair field and no favor, and "hi of jtselt is sufhcieiit to prove it superior to a system which is all favor and no field at gi^y^^J^ge^ the October like many begin - the jjrave I can si others "I have finic8 ^ eds .l my life" Af^^'^l'aV "•v JiiOi JVlV r '"" " 1 * "gain the next a Beginning. foundation. ur to covered with Its trunk wi J egs were naturalits animal are aave been t over which while it sj w 1 4 4 4'^.wA^iSl

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