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f •' doe. Henc the n away m. '\ THE WPEtt DES MOINES. AL(H)fo A, IOWA* OCTOBER 29 t ALOONA, IOWA. THE UISJT TELEGRAMS, si BRIEF. NBAJIW complete returns from the election in Brazil go to show that the new government is well established in the iympathiea of the people. The vote in dicates the existence of the opposition party, but its members are comparatively insignificant, amounting to only one out of three of the recorded voters. It would be strange) indeed, if tlie monarchy had aot as many friends as that still left among tho nobility. The feeling for the did regime does not. however, appear to be powerful enough to seriously embarrass the republic, and the sentiment is probably destined fo grow weaker rather than stronger as times go on. THE reports of the torture or assasina- tion of Armenians by the Turkish authorities are increasing in number, and may soon demand the attention of the Christian nations of Europe. It was the Bulgarian atrocities that aroused Europe against Turkey and led to a bloody war. Perhap s the Armenian atrocities are destined to play an equally important part in the drama of the eastern question. It cannot be that the Christian world will long main unmoved, when the horrible dilion of their brethren under Turkish rule shall fully be disclosed. recon- TIIK advance of its rate of discount to 5J^ per cent by tho bank of Germany, indicates a delicate financial situation abroad, and if the bank of England should feel compelled to follow suit at the meeting of its directors the strain upon credit will be intensified. Tho general feeling abroad is rery uneasy. And it has communicated itself to Wall street. In the present state of the market, a foreign crisis of even •mull proportions will be acutely felt here. THE supremo court of the Unitid States will soon bo called upon to determine whether a suit will lie in a federal court against a state. The plaintiff in this case will bo the United States, by the secretary of the interior, and the del'endent the state of Minnesota. Tho cause is the title to certain lands in tho neighborhood of Duluth, included, so tho secretary claims, by mistake in a grant of swamp lands to the state. Tho blunder is complicated by the fact that tho lauds in dispute had been pre-empted and settled before the survey or included them in the swamp granl made to Minnesota. The point for the iuprcmo court to determine is whether tho United States is debarred with all other possible plaintiffs against a state by tho llth amendment to the constitution. This amendment reads: The judicial power of tho United States shall not extend to any suit in law-or equity commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by citizens of another state, or by citizens or subjects of any foreign state. It is clear enough that the courts would have no jurisdiction if any of these prc- cmptors should sue the state of Minnesota fora correction of their title to the land. It is also clear that tho intention of the amendment is to forbid jurisdiction of United States courts in certain specified •ascs. Tho question is whether the failure to prohibit a suit by the United States, against a state was intenuonul, and so by implication permit such a suit, or whethei all suits against states were intended to be prohibited. It is not likely thai euch a suit was anticipated by those who drafted the amendment, at any rate no Huch case has ever arisen, and the opinion of the supreme court upon tho in. torprotation of this amendment has never been given. TrtE population of the state of Minnesota i« 1,300,019, an increase of 518,244, Or 66.50 per cent. BUSINESS failures for the week number 227 compared with 215 last week and 223 in the corresponding week of 1889. THE revision committee of the Presbyterian General Assembly closed its first session at Pittsburg, Tuesday, to meet in Washington Feb. 4. So MUCH in excess of the supply is the demand for whalebone that several tons were sold last week in London at the enormous price of £1,950 per ton. Louis KOSSUTII is still engaged at his home in Turin, Italy, in writing his memoirs, the completion of which is made slow work by his great age — he is now 88 years old. 'REV. D. C. KELLY, the prohibition candidate for governor, has been suspended for six months by the Tennessee AT. E. Conference for leaving his post without permission from the conference. MIL AND Mns. P. T. BAKNUM, who have been spending some time in Denver, Col., expect soon to visit California and from there they will go to Jr.pan. Mils. MART A. LEASE, a lawyer of Wichita, is said to be the greatest political power and the best organizer within the ranks of the Farmers Alliance in Kunsas, which numbers 130,000 members. THE Orleans Princes, one of whom is the son of the Comte de Paris, now traveling in this country, are the richest princes in the world. The will inherit in about three months 160,000,000 francs through the death of the duke de Montpensier, of Seville, Spain. OK thirty pedestrians injured on the streets of Cincinnati in one month, twenty-five owed their injuries to the carelessness of female drivers, and as a result there is a call tor an ordinance to prevent any woman from driving horses in that city. THE United States circuit court at Topeka, Kan., rendered a decision Friday morning that the Wilson bill against "original package" saloons does not apply in the state, inasmuch PS the prohibi- toiy law was enacted before the Wilson bill. If this ruling is sustained the state must pass another prohibitory statute to be effective under tho Wilson law. CAULK 3TLA8I1.KS. THE press association states that the British foreign office has formally recognized the Brazilian republic. IN a letter to his Scotch correspondents, Mr. Gladstone promises that in the speeches he makes during his coming tour in Midlothian lie will refer to the question of home rule for Scotland. THE coffins containing the remains of Emperor Frederick, Prince Waldemar and Prince Sigismnnd has been removed from the Criendenskirche at Potsdam and deposited in the new mausoleum which has been erected at that place. BIMOANDAOE is rife along the caravan route between Erzroum, in Armenia and Trebizond, twelve miles northwest of Erzroum. A number of caravans have been attacked and plundered by the brigands. THE Evenment has received advices from St. Petersburg stating that as the train in which the czar was traveling on his return to St. Petersburg from his hunting trip in Poland was passing Grod- no, a shot was fired at the train from the railway station there. A IIKHOLUTION was passed Tuesday by the Michigan State Board of Health of- tbe most notorious divekeepers .in Hurley, Tbrefi of four unprovoked murders within as many weeks, and numberless assaults oh decent people, have aroused the better citizens of Huf ley to the need of organized action against the thugs who dominate the town . THE skeleton of Ernst Schluter, who disappeared mysteriously at Racine, Wis., with two children in March) 1887, was found burie r ' in the cellar of his home Saturday. No trace of the bodies of his children can be found, but it is believed that the entire family was murdered and the bodies buried on the premises. A thorough search of the place will hs made. LATE Tuesday afternoon the Rev. A* M. DeFord entered a plea of isulty to the charge of raising United States notes, De Ford is the man who was arrested at Milwaukee while on his way to the Methodist conference at Whitewater and whose exposure as a criminal created a sensation at the time. The plea was made on his own violation ar.d against the wishes of those who desire to help him back to the path of rectitude. The plea, however, may be withdrawn and in ths trial, that would follow, the defense will be based on the theory of insanity. K11VB8 AND CASUALTIES. Two workmen were killed and two others injured by the explosion of a boiler in Jones & Laughlin's mills near Pittsburg Monday morning. HALir the business portion of Virden. « town twentj-five miles from Springfield, 111., on the Chicago & Alton road, was burned Saturday morning. Twelve stores were consumed with their contents. There was no insurance. Mus. WILLIAM WELLHAUSEN and her 7-year-old son wore drowned in a well at their home, five miles west of Marine City, Mich., Wednesday. The boy fell into the well by accident, and the mother hearing his cries grew frantic. She plunged into the water and was drowned before help came. IT is reported that between the Heart and Cannon Ball rivers and around Kil- deet« mountain in Norlh Dakota the destruction by prairie fires has been total. The flames swept through villages and farmers have lost their crops and feeds for the winter. The fires were started by Indians from Fort Yates reservation to drive the game south. A PASSKNOEH train on the Keo- Kuk & Western railway struck a wagon at the road crossing near Centerville, Iowa, Monday. Three occupant?, Isaac Bremer, wife' and son were instantly killed. The coroner's jury had the train held while the testimony of the train crew and passengers was taken. The jury returned a verdict exonerating the company from blame. PARENTS AND tHIlMEN What .Can fie Cone to Preserve, th Trtie Delations of Parent and . Child. Parents Should Treat Their Chlldrei With ftespect—Always Compelling Obedience. The Lessons of Wise and Consider at Parents Are Seldom Forgotten. was a collision Tuesday n-nr Joliet, III., on the E. J. & E. railroad, through which Thomas Lawler, foreman of the construction gang, was killed and eight others injured. Several cars and i ^i£UU VLiltJlO JLJJJ UJ.CU. UC VClttl UtU M (till I I i -I -j two engines are completely wrecked. Traf-, 13arlor boracler fie was impeded for several hours on the Santa Fe in consequence, and it will take all day to clear the track of the E J. &• E. for traffic. Vacation is over. Glad to come home, families are beginning to settle themselves in their old ways. Even the t tardiest laggard will return to take up his thread anc go on 'vith the web which the summer interrupted. What shall the pattern be? Who shall choose the colors? Some woman surely, for since the goddess of wisdom patronized the art of weaving her sex has excelled in that cunning device, whether wich divers colors in wool or with the subtle strands of human character. "A hundred men make an encampment, but one woman a home.' 1 If the resppn- s;bility be great so also is the opportunity. Wise is she who is able to rise above the trials which attend that honorable office to accept her privilege with tbankfulness. Happy is she over whose house broods the home atmosphere. The long winter evenings are very near. What books, what work, what recreation shall be chosen? Some woman must be ready to help over hard places or supply the need, whatever it be. And men would have it so. It is not in defiance of their rights or to usurp their privilege—rather to supplement both. Home is the fair heaven to which they scud when plans miscarry or friends prove faithless; for whatever a man's own character may be, he always wishes his wife to be the synonym for all that is wise and good. Believing her worthy, it is no wonder he leaves to her the guardianship of his home and allows himself to become a secondary influence there. Where harmony in taste md unity of purpose exist between the msband and wife there will be no necessity for seper ate or individual laws. John Eluskin says that on no occasion did he ;ver witness a conflict of opinion between lis parents. That they had cherished dif- 'erent views there is no doubt, but they wisely refrained from discussing them in he presence of their son. All "this, how- svor, is not meant to show that the "man of the house" is in duty bound to degenerate into a much-petted, much-catered-to HE HAD TO BE AMUSED. One rainy day at a summer resort one of the few women whose husband shared her vacation asked in a discouraged tone, Nevertheles there is a tween consideration and "Give me a child until he is "even years old," said a wise man, 7»J j<ra majr have bin, the rest of his life.". The little foxes that spoil the Vines begin to spoil them when the vines are young' and_ tender. Children are acute observers Ihey are quick to catch the spirit of their elders, Ji flie parents squabble the little jnesare sure to do so. If they are reprimandea passionately or promised a punishment which tiif-y never get, they are not slow to make a note of it for future use. A bright little boy who had been naughty asked nis mother to postpone his punishment. "For," said tlie small philosopher. "I have noticed that when you do it right off il hurts harder than if you forgot it a little. OBEDIENCE IS 8THENGTII. Far be it from iny purpose to advocate severity with the young; but I believe that as the best and bravest officers in the army are those who can best obey, so are the best citizens those who learned in their youth the art of prompt and implicit obedience. Rebellion against parental authority is sure to become a full-grown habit with teeth and claws if it be not strangled at its birth. Discipline is troublesome, and grevious, too; but are shame and regret easier? The child is not given to the parent for a toy, nor in any senre for his own; but to kis fellow man, to his coun. try, and to God as he is responsible for his trust. Girls who depend on their mothers to fcllta *.•—! ~ £&*&£#&** ges the enipres* was that after the effipefor had , minify ^cppy of the declaf she Boused Mm from his bed at and pufimaded him to sign atoofttf < The author of the nN; book, *hs Kl Delano and who claims t been very Bear to the empress in th8 flflU caTdS says this tradition » j false Jcl that the empress and ettper were very apprehensive of the war before tne declaration was kne«vall about the strength o !th( P« sian army and the temper of the leadjfs the Prussian state. June 26 one h-m from of tf*' se w and mend for them, shirking all kinds of drudgery to save their manicured white hands, are far less to blame than the doting parents who trained them in such shameful wayD. The mother deserves her reward and she gets it; but the poor girl will carry the blemish to a home of her own. What heaven is to the Christian, home is to the child—a refuge from whatsoever hurts or destroys, a world of love. _ The memory of such a home is a strong influ- mce for good. A young man once told me ;hat he was at one time subjected to a »reati temptation. Par from friends and lorne he dallied with it for a long while md at last, just as he was about to yield ihere came to him the smell of lighting a wood fire. His thought flew back to the ime when a happy Boy he used tc li^ht he kitchen fire wlrch cooked the supper or a flock of hungry children trooping lome from school. That breath from home aved him. The ideal home is only to be found when nu 1 bodies have put off their tired nerves, when the day is not limited by hours with i task for each, and when vre shall know as we are known; but while we are wait- ng for that we can at le/ist try to make his one a foretaste of "things hoped for." C. EMMA CHENEY. LONDON'S SUCCESSFUL UiADKU. 'opularlty and Chartictei-istlo Traits of John ISunios, the Socialist. John Burnes, the London socialist and abor leader, stands out a prominent figure imong the men who are fighting the ause of those whom the French novelist nas so ifers." MISS FULLER'S GREAT PEAT. THM unexpected departure of Messrs. Dillon and O'Brien from Ireland while their trial was ponding for words spoken as long ago as Juno is exciting more comment than the case seems to demand, That their (.'ction should be called ungentlemanly and cowardly by |the tories and unionists was to bo expected. English ideas of gentility and courage when applied to Irishmen ura peculiar. It is gentlemanly and courageous in the opinion of English tories for Mr. Balfour to wrest theso men and send them to jail to prevent them from making a contemplated visit to the United States, but in the language of one of the American apologists for Balfour, "cleverness including the police is hardly what the English public looks for in an Irish patriot." All the business of berating Mr. Dillon and O'Brien for not choosing to be martyrs on the particular occasion is absurd. Both of them have undergone punishment for similar alleged oifentes with the courage that no man will question. Besides, as arrest and condemnation are synoymous in Irish political prosecutions, punishment in this case is sure 'o follow later on. It is only delayed. 'Die matter of courage in no way enters into the a<stion of these two men and the only question that really concerned them was their ability *o get away. The effect of their escape will only be to intensify the ovation that will be accorded them in this country. Neither the American people nor the Irish in America will regard thorn as ungentlemanly and cowardly for declining to wuit for Mr. Balfour to send them to jail for telUng the wretched tenantry in Tipperary not to pay rent. Nor will either the American people or the Irish, in America look upon withholding rent frqm Tipper wry landlord^ as robbery. dering the exclusion from public schools, colleges and institutions of learning of all persons suffering from consumption; and that they shall not bo allowed to re-enter until the cough and the expectoration have ceased, THE Couunercio de Portigual publishes a letter from Berne declaring that a fleet of America! war ships will arrive at Lisbon shortly for the pnrpose of demanding payment for the claims made by the United States for damages arising from the seizure by Portugal of the Delagoa Bay Railway. the commander of tho British fleet here, has been instructed to detail a force to co-operate with the Gorman expedition which will be sent to Vitu to punish the natives for the recent nuissccro of Germans in that territory EAHL SPENCKU, formerly Lord Lieut, of Ireland, has delivered a speech at Newport AVednesday in which he said that the events taking place in Irelhncl were a disgrace and a source of ilunser to the empire. Ho expressed himself "confident that the proposals of G)iiil.~ionp, if acted upon, would settle the Irish ques tion. The First Woman to Climb Mount Ttiuuiua'8 Difficult Peali. New York World. Mount Tacoma, Washington, rises to a height of 14,444 feet, and to the present time only twenty-nine persons have climbec to its summit, of whom Miss Fay Ful'e of Tacoma, is the only woman. Tho part with whom Miss Fuller made the nscen on the 10th of August consisted of th Rev. E. C. Smith, R. R. Parish, W. 0 Amsden, of Seattle, and Leonard Long mire, the guide, of Yelm. Experience mountaineers say that Mount Tacoma i the most difficult American peak to climb The ascent of the first 7,000 feet was mad on horseback through dense forest, acros dangerous streams, and beautiful uatura parks, known as the Lower Gardens o Eden, and consumed nearly four days Then began the ascent on foot, which wa perilous in the extreme. At 12,000 fee the wind blew a hurricane over the sno\ and blue-green glacier. Several crevasse had to be crossed, some of which wer large enough to drop a house into. Th summit was _reached at 4:30 p. in. o Aug. 10. It is aboqt two miles across Standing on top the climbers could see be low thtm two large craters looking lik immense bowls with a central common rim. The large crater is about three quarters of a mile across, They are fillec with snow and solid ice, with the rin around the circumference of the bare rock about sixty feet in some places THE NATIONAL CAPITAL. PRESIDENT HAUHISON has grantee a pardon in tho case of Arthur W. Street, of Illinois, ex-assistant general freight agent of tho Michigai Central railroad, sentenced to pay a fino o: $3,000 and costs, for violating the interstate commerce law. THE local wage workers of the political alliance has presented a petition to President Harrison at Washington requesting him to present the name oi Mrs. Elizabeth duly Stunton to the senate of the United States as associate justice in tho placo of Justice Miller, deceased. UNITED STATES CONSUL GII.LMAN, at Jerusalem, reports to the department ol stato that three American locomotives made in Philadelphia and intended for the now railway from Jerusalem to Jaffa, have arrived. 'I ha consul says it must interest our citizens to know that the first locomotives ever used in this ancient land made in the new world. MOST of the members of the cabinet are reticent about tho discussion of the extra session question at the meeting held Tuesday. Secretary Husk, however, is the most communicative. "The extra session unit- Lor was discussed," he slid, "but no conclusion was reached. Tho question as to whether such action would as operate to , I - , "**«*•*.» v^^'\.JtviW \\J ttiim«L'e republican interests was not considered. 1 do not know what will be done but it was not decided to abandon the idea ot calling an extra session." ON Priday morning a registered mail aouch was stolen while on its way Paul to Milwaukee. There is us . clue to the robbers. oT AWOWSBV Ueg«» prosecution from St There is us yet no us ! RosBmmi has number The steam keeps these rocks bare all the time. Coming down from tho summit where they could hardly stand on aceoun of the wind, they were sheltered in tin i .rnter and examined the steam jots, look ing as if a row of boiling teakettles wer t placed along the ridge. They sat on tin rocks °.nd were soon damp with tin moisture and parboiled by thr. heat, and i was necessary to move. At 6 o'clock Miss Fuller's account of the expedition says "On the east ridge of the big crater we entered an ice cave between the snow anc rim of the crater, ami there, with steam beside us, we spread our blankets, which seemed light enough now, took off our shoes, bathed our feet in whisky, and began tlie night. After having reached the summit 1 began to feel sick from cold, exhaustion and the sulphur odor, and foi some time suffered from a chill and nausea. After vomiting I felt all righl and ready to enjoy the night. Some oj the gentlemen were tired and very cold. Eating had no attraction for me, but some ate a little. Mr. Smith melted some ice in n cup over the steam, heated the water, dissolved some extract of beef, and served some good hot beef soup for supper, Two blankets over us seemed little protection for tho night. Through the small opening in tho cave above we could watch the stars and meteors and all night long- hear the awful avalanches roaring down the mountain sides, 1 was the only one fortunate enough to bo able to sleep. W hen we awoke our shoos were frozen stiff and had to bo melted in tho steam boforo we could put them on. The blankets whore p^team had been were icy." The descent was even more perilous than the ascent had been, but it was finally accomplished without serious mishap. Miss Fuller's exposure had caused her lips, nose and face to swell badly and the skin peeled off, but she feels well repaid for what she endured by tho novel experience. Missionary Muss Meeting. CIIICAOO, 111., Oct. 21.—From Oct. 28 to w, the Unitarians will hold a most important ^missionary mass_ meeting here, at ivhich some of the leading lights of the •aith ia the country will be present. It will ben-resided over by President Palmer of theJ Columbian fair cosawiwion. All _ even Doubtless she was used At home probably the i another wife. "Why should more be done I for a man than for a woman? Nobody is longing for a wet day." Further conversation led to the conjecture tlut the anxious woman's lore 1 was so cross and unreasonable that she felt responsible for the weather. ~ ' " to his ill-humor. children were sent to bed of kept "quiet when he came in, unless, perhaps, he chose to play them so boisterously for half an hour that half a day of patience or discipline was required to counteract the eifect of such unwonted excitement. This doubtless, is an exceptional case; but it proves my point and also a Turkish proverb that "The house rests not on the earth, but on the wife." Among the other visitors at this hotel was an invalid with a timid little* daughter. One morning the child whispered a "secret" into her mother's ear. She had invited all the children to a 4 o'clock tea for that afternoon. It was a formidable piece of news; for "the children" mean an army of hungry mouths to fill, and re sources were few. However, without • word of reproach or agestnreof impatienc the mother sweetly accepted and discharg ed her child's obligation, whose unalloyet happiness must have been ample couipensa tion for all the trouble, if, indeed, she fel it such. To the observers it was a curiou evidence of entire confidence betweei mother and child, which promised mucl for their future happiness. SYMPATHY WITH CHILDISH WOEB. Perhaps the most exasperating answer that ey.'r falls from the lips of mortal is the well-meant, good-natured "I will see about it" or "by-aml-by," which sounds so harmless. It is *o hard to bother abou the "drinks of water" that thirsty children are always wanting just when one gets aptly styled the "strusgle-for- „... , Burnes won his first victory dur- What weather?^ The reply came from , ing the Trafalgar riois. His second triumph was the occasion of the deck la- .borers' strike. On both these occasions he prevented a vast destruction of property and maybe loss of life. "How did you manage to hold those thousands at the docks?" The Tribune correspondent asked him. "I fed them," was the reply. Burnes boasts of an iron constitution, and he requires it, for, night and day, whenever called upon to do battl* for the cause to which he is devoting his life, "Jack," ash's friends affectionately call him, is at his post. For days at his wife does not see him. He does "agitate" for agitation's sake, nor for a time not the a true representative of and at their behest, and settled nicely with a piece of fancy-work. new magazine or t Much of the misery ia the world may bo traced to intemperance or fatigue. Either gives the heartache if it gets tho misery. "I am so tir- 3d" is a lame excuse for unkindness, out it manages to hobble about with wonderful facility. Not only tired mothers but ill the grown-up family should remember that the little victims ot their ill-humor do not accredit the sharp reproof to fatigue. A little time rescued from the club, society, or the "bargain-table"—seducing though ;hey be—would be well spent in looking mck over one's own youth, the better to iB&r with one's own family. The grace s sometimes given to a woman to put her- elf in the place of her child. Did she not ear her apron, and lose her books, and uive tho mumps? And were they not all eal sorrows ? AVhen she went to the fuot, r had a tiff with Jack, was it easier to icar that she was called a naughty girl? tome mothers remember these things, and hut they wanted pretty clothes, and had )euux—when they were old enough—and, emembering, are not stiff and glum when i young man comes to call on their aughter, Those who glower at their children's riends will find to their cost that they ave thrown a boomerang which is sure to eturn. The straight way to the heart) of lie young is to take an interest in whatso- ver concerns them. If thoir aims are low, neir scope narrow, a little tact will put in lieir way means by which their minds may e enlarged. It is worth the trying. In ropprtion to our years do the small affairs f life engross us. If the old could but enlize that youth delights in light and oc- upation we should turn up the gas and alher friends about us to make our even- igs brighter A softly shaded lamp muy e esthetic, but to those in their "teens" i is no.t cheerful. They will not be young ery long. After they once slip.out of the arent nest they are never quite the same, nd yet-— we w« so dull purpose of "corralling" votes for himself or some one else, but because he has the welfare of his fellow-creatures at heart. If ha enters the house of commons as a member for Sattersta, he will have done so as the woikingmen because he feels that he will be able to serve them better at Westminister than at public meetings He lives within the limit of £100 a year' He will not take a penny more. This income is made up of pennies cheerfully contributed by those for whom he toils. He fixed the amount himself, it being equivalent to his earnings before he be<mn the workers' fight. He has refused §5,000 to go on a lecture tour through the Australian colonies. In the London county council of which he is a valuable member, he successfully opposed the council's official and public recognition of Stanley's doings in Atnca. In walking the streets of London he meets with friendly recognition from public officials, and even within the precincts of .Westminster he receives excen tional favors and attention from lords as well as commoners. His talent for keening order over meetings composed of thousands has earned " • puieuii Bugciiuo mw™ — — i.ti,.* and De Lano says he possesses the letter, "I have just come from dinner With thej king of Prussia, Bismarck, Manteuffel, eto|| They all belong body and soul, to the reac- • tion, and every one knows how viciously such examples as theirs -would wort, Manteuffel speaks exclusively of'alliances of kings against the while detnoceruo canaille of the chambers' and desires a return to the absolute patriarchal despotism, As I raised the question of money he shouted: 'The best wars ore waged without money. Let us only begin, and in a couple of months we will bo in Paris.'" De Lano also reproduces a letter from Eugenie concerning Garabetta, of whom the empress said: "Thispaving nmn an- pears to wish to substitute the agitation for the systematic organiza that is so much needed." > The empress' state of mind previous? Nov. 20 is" mirrored in these sente* from her own pen: "They say that the negotitioiia for ftl armistice have been broken off. I regret] this most sincerely, although of, course, the J convening of the national assembly now •would be the worst thing for us, since it would immediately resolve to dethrone us, I am entirely filled with the desire, however, to see the country enjoying the peace it needs so much. * * * I also fear; that conditions gof peace are continually becoming harder. But what can we do when the people are being filled with a feeling of safety by an organized plan of deceit? I am so sad. I have hardly the courage to hope." As to the prospect of giving up the provinces, the empress wrote: "When you see I make him understand that it will be for the benefit of Germany not to insist on an annexation of territory, which would be the cause of war after war." INSTINCT OJf UEES AND ANTS. I tuue of the police official has for him the gratl- metropolitan foree. A high requested him to wear on public occasions the battered straw hat which he donned during the dock-laborers' strike. "We do not fear any riot when we see that hit . It is a guarantee of order ™ explained tho official. ' Mental superiority makes itself felt and B urnes is recognized in many houses where a man is not nidged by his clothes. "Jack" Burnes needs no dress suit. He is it home in the drawing-room or at a 5 o'clock tea. He is ready and wnll-equipped for conversation or argument as he is an on, niverous reader. His knowledge of the labor movement in America is to be mar yelod at He is as frank and to the pd n in his utterances as he is modest and un assuming while receiving almost homage from the component parts of England social fabric. He abstains from Vtov, How Do They Find Their Way Back Horn* From » Distance ? How insects, especially bees and ants, find their way back home is one of the marvels of natural history, says a writer in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat. My wife keeps bees and my little boy Us a taste for entomology and is always malrini experiments of one kind or another wit, them; and other insects. He has bee, trying to find how far away a bee taken and not get lost, but has i succeeded. f live in the country 14 miles From thel court-house, and during the summer that I boy has been in town with me a dozen times, and on each occasion he brought some bees along in a little tin box. He colored their wings with violet ink, so that he ffould know them again, and let them go in the heart of the city. The first time he did it, he released six bees at the Biddle stwet market, and I believe they got home before we did, because they were all on hand attending to business the next morning, just as though they took a 14 mile journey every day. Occasionally a SSSSJSSfc.t'ffiflS iWftssssKasvssa on the corner of Fourth and Biddle streets ho^^tai-Ki^^ Steffi & do °^«»hirst: parently much fatigued. Mori exfpe , rimenuts wit h a nest of laree black ants have been equally satistactorv narrow tree in —, — travels of 0 bees are much wider than supposed, s ov, eating beverages, not because he is a "pro" hibmon crank," but as an example to the masses. It also spares him tho conl™ ot men who cannot control their craC tor "some flung too strong for them " »i UO not believe 111 tinnrnViiiim " 1,1 ...- •, believe people are not wo hundred 3 ears from in anarchism," l, e saic f educated up to that. In . - ,. now it will 1» time enough to discuss tho matter. 1 ' Sufo AVith Only Quo Potato. St, Louis Kupubllcun, Did you ever in your life calculate potato on the " The Murderem of CliKifHeii NEW OllLEAN8,'°Oct 1 "20i —Tn« ftl f^^^T*^^'* 1 u,I- ? 1ago atul r «leased. wi- tigtun today and pnso series V busir raluo ot a single That one would, of courtm vithin itself the possibility Ts he world with a valuable article of t one potato would produce planted, but tonpotokei/iu ten he total iroduct would be stock the whole •ears If the world were reduced to onesinai« "Mil!», J**. ftrt Sffift u tlie evening. The . , iess parlor session M»=,^\»fS''M,|s-".

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