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M'< Jv i Q < B0( sine .P ; MOlNig, ALftO^A, IOWA. WM3KESDAY, NOVEMBER 12 Ifotouf ALOOMA, tOWA, DtrntNO the last week eleven thousanc iewshave arrived in Breman on their •way from Russia to Hrn/il. And yet the Apologists for tho cznr would have us be- Sftve that the Jews are subjected to ho f sectition in Russia. Such an oxodua of a people from their homes is not likely to wseaj 1 under humane governmental conditions. Facts like these offset a cartload •f arguments, is much agitated over the color Two young colored ladies from 4he south have lately entered tho New -England conservatory of music os pupils, Jut white females object to hnving their •Colored sisters live in tho conservatory or receive instructions there. To the credit of the directors of the institution it must be said that they have taken the flirt of their ostracized pupils, but it ii doubtful if they will bo able to maintain tiieir position against the genefal opposi tibrr. TliK petitions in behalf of the murderer Mrchall hnvo been presented to Sir John "Thompson, tho Canadian minister ol justice. They bear 5,000 signatures, the jnetition including barristers, clergymen, Ifenkers and other influential persons. MM. Birchall was kindly received by the iininister, who promised to carefully consider tho appeal for clemency. McMur Bby, Birchall's lawyer, in arguing for his client, claimed that ho had been con dcrnned in advance of his trial; that his guilt.hnd not been conclusively proven. It is tho universal opinion of Ottawa Mtat the law will be allowed to take its aourse. AN official report of the Dutch govern »ont announces a partial failure of tho Java coffee crop. TUG total yield of the jjovernment plantation this year is put down at 93,450 pionls, whereas the average annual yield is not much less than a snillion. Though Java extends through a (CslanDoof more than six hundied miles «ad its area approximates that of Eng- Mndy tho best grounds for coffeeeultiva- Sinn are only those of tho plateau region Between two thousand and four thousand feet above tho sea. A rid yet, theough re- <guiring high, well watered mountain slopes for its successful cultivation, tho eoffee plant wilil not thrive if tho temperature sinks below 55 degrees Fahronhen. It would be interestinp to learn whether tho meteorological conditions which were no BJifavorable to the West Indisn sugar jlimfers this year extended to J-\vn. Hut ••(he present crop fiiilure I here is probably duo principally to the ravages of the coffee ffiaf disease known as homiloia vnstatm, •which in late years has been so destructive of the coffee plant in Ceylon and South India. LATEST ttfSJOSDENSED, GENERAL KOtES, THKEE thousand coke-workers at Con- iiellsville, Iowa, -truck to euforse the reinstatement of a discharged Workman, Sev6ft thousand more tht-rdteh to go out. TittmsbAr at St. Louis Congressman William H. Hatch announced himself as candidate for speaker to succeed Mr, Reed, THE statute to the memory of William Denning, manufacturer of the cannon used by the Americans in the war of the revolution, was unveiled at Newville* Pa., Thursday, Miss LmtK EVANS, the soubrette, Thursday confirmed the report that she was soon to marry Charles Mills, the lead- man of her compauy, lifiLtAKt O'BniKN, John Dilion, Pimothy Harrington, and T. D. Sullivan, rish members of parliament who have lome to America to ask help tor Ireland, irrived Sunday at New York. THE Anchor Line steamer Belgravia eached New York with 1,000 Italian immigrants. Her_ captain reported that mall-pox prevailed among the passengers, who will be rigidly quarantined. :Ex-PjiEsifiENT 11, B. Hayes spoke on the negro question at the Johns Hopkins university at Baltimore. The original package houiies were closed at Topeka, Kan. The decrease in the public debt for October was 83,600,000. 5? A TKMjaitAM from Juneau, Alaska, says that tho project of ex-Governor Gilpin, of Colorado, to build a line of railway through tho wilds of Alaska to Cape Prince of Wales, to connect with the Russian railway system through Siberia, is a feasible one, and the future will see it accomplished. JUDGE PKATT, of tho New York su- premo court, has decided that a receiver- WitttAflfSoita*B(it)f tobertfc Kansas, shoe and killed Constable Johnson wLen the latter was tr/ing to quiet him and get him away from the polls, where he was raising a disturbance. The citizens of Liberty tried to lynch, Summers, but he was hurried away to Independence, Kas. GEOJ?OE SfltNjr, the California escaped convict, who was captured in Chicago, confessed to the Sacramento officers that he committed numerous stage robberies in California, and twenty-fire of more burgf- lariAi in Illinois. IN CONSTANTINOPLE, An Amei-lcfth's Visit to'the Capital^ the Turkish Empii-e. JottN C. TwttLtNQTOHi a desperado, escaped from jail at Booneville, Mo., by fixing some of his clot he-i as a "dummy" itt his cell, to which he did not return after his daily exercise. BUD MoCor, the leader of the notorioUb McCoy gangland who had killed eight men, was shot' hear Tennis Camp, Logan county, Ky., Friday evening, by & man named Dempsey, of the Hatfield gang. Others are supposed to have assisted in the killing, Eighteen bullets were found in McCoy's body. A Great Metropolis Made up of Several Districts and Populous Cities. The People and Their Balers—The Sultan and His Government. FIRES AND CASUALTY. FniB in a business block at New Ro- O helle, N. Y., caused a loss of $75,000. A PORTION of 'the Youngstown Ohio, rolling mill plant was burned Saturday night. The loss is 8100,000. Mi»8 MAtiv PuncELL was burned to a crisp at Maeon City, la., Monday, by her clothes catching Bro from a stove. W. J. WIT/MAMS, once a member of Buffalo Bill's company, was killed at Kansas City, Mo., by being thrown fronf a horse. ship for tho sugar trust is necessary. Two receivers are to be appointed, who will take possession of all the properties and noneys of the trust. Judge Pratt gives the two parties to the litigation until Thursday to agree upon tho two persons to jo appointed receivers. FOREIGN. ADBUNA PATTI, the great singer, is ill it Leicester. has CULLUKNK'IS STOHUSS, JUST as a child's health is underminded By too much medicine and by continua !^!. whose ..™ co "^ -doctoring so tho minds of children some iinies suffer from too careful nurture. Bod; And!mind both require some freedom fo independent self-development, and forcing ^n-oussses seldom conduce to their .vigor The kindergarten method of moderi Jiines, though they are no doubt beneficial as a general thing, probably have the occasional' effect of thwarting the designs of nature. Miss Harrington's view? about story-telling, however, are opon to few objections. She insists on the importance of tho lost art of story-telling luuii essental factor in a child's education, and endeavors to in- *truct 6 tl:e mothers in the mysteries of that art, A genuine story-toller is born, not made, and like' natural poetic genius the opontaneity of story-telling decays with tiie growth of civilization. There will never be any stories like those which tho limple old village crone mumbles to the circle of wide-eyed children pressing iibout her; legendary tales in which tho declinations of truo and false have no weaning; echoes of the golden age •which always lies just a little back of the gjesentr when princes and elfin queens ••were tenants of the greenwood, and life •was but as the burden of a summer song, A victim of modern education may loarn to fell a story well, but never with tho genuine flavor of simple credulity. The doom which falls upon adult manhood, of following after tho truth is not #ue which needs to invade tho iife of childhood. It is not necessary in tolling Blorios to a child to guard against believing them. Some parents tell the stories of Santa Clans anil then bewildoi 4ho little ones by assuring them that what they have hoard is not trim. It She children insist on inquiring whelhaa it is truo or not, thoy noed not bo decoiv- «d; but children who have grown up naturally will seldom bis troubled by such TUB epidemic of cholera in China iansocl thus far 25,911 deaths. THE pope will appoint a commission )f cardinals to discuss social questions. THE dominion government has decided o reduce the rate of postage io 2 cents liroughout Canada. _ THE London chamber of commerce 'le- ided to continue for six months longer the mbargo on American cattle. Tiinnii! will be a groat demonstration in Burssels next Sunday in favor of an extension of the suffrage. THE socidists at Kiel, Germany, for the first time in their history elected lx>lh their candidates, to tho reichstag. DOM PEDKO has notified the government of Brazil • that lie renounces all claim to the crown and only wishes to be permitted to die-in that country. PiiEi,iMiNAmi£H of an Anglo-Turkish convention respecting African affairs are being considered by Lord Salisbury JUK! Rustom Pasha, the Turkish minister to Great Britain. IN the Tipperary magistrate's court, Patrick O'Brien, M. P., a defendant in the conspiracy cases, attempted to photograph a witness, and was sentenced to one week'* imprisonment for contempt of court. LOUD CoLEiuiKJK, chief justice of Eng- iid, whose recent visit to this country will be remembered, suffered u stroke of apoplexy in his court-room at London. His condition is critical. FUANCIBCO de Ilnquer, Spanish consul at Key Y/ost, has sealfid the consulate and left the town because, he says, the police do not afford him sufficient protection from the Cuban refugees. HEUDKIIT WAIID in a lecture in London in his experiences in Africa with tho Stanley expedition said that Jameson literally died of starvation and privation. A SPECIAL institute will be erected at tho cost of the government for Dr. Koch's experiments with his announced curs for consumption, the establishment being conducted on the same general plan as the Pasteur Institute in Berlin. A MKKTINQ held at Mile End, at which 1,500 persons were present, resolutions were adopted protesting against Professor Felix Adler's act.ion in opposing the pro THE Wells elevator at Buffalo, N. Y., with some adjoining property, has been destroyed by fire. Theie was no loss of life, though several persons had narrow esoaprs. Tho loss is $250,000. THE business portion of Truckee, Gal., and a number f>f residences have been burned. The conflagration is supposed to be the work os an incendiary. JUDGMENTS aggregating 8676,121 were entered by default in the county clerk's office in New York against Lilly Warren Churchill, the duchess of Murlborough. The various debts are for money loaned and were contracted in Birmingham, England, on Sept. 26th. A HAIIN belonging to H. C. Higgins. proprietor of the street railway line of Marinette, Wis,. situated upon his farm, burned with 1,400 bushels of potatoes, sixty tons of hay and farming utensils. Loss $2,000, upon which was an insurance of $700. ADVICES from Yokohama to San Francisco, state that a telegram from Oska, dated Oct. 14, says that two Chinese men- of war, bound from Fuson to Jinsen, h»d foundered in a gale Oct. 9, sixty miles from the latter port. The Japanese man-of-war Kongo left Kube for Turkey, Oct. 10, with the survivors of the Turkish man-of-war Ertougroul. Of the 500 persons lost on the Ertougroul the bodies of 250 have been washed ashore. As We sailed Up tne sea of Marmora we Watched anxiously for the first sight of the cities of Constantinople, hoping to arrive before sunset, but it was not until the Just shades of the soft oriental twilight had faded away that we caught our first glimpse of its lights, at first agglomerated in a grand contused mass, which seemed, aa we advanced, by degrees to unfold, to disengage itself, the lights growing into various groups divided by side chasms, until at last the cluster thus far distinctly connected became transformed as if by magic, showing how Constantinople i's made up of various distinct cities, each individually of prodigious extent. As we continued to sail we found ourselves gradually becoming surrounded by this whole, and we realized that this vast circuit was divided by a wide ureu ot that sea whose wi-i ers reflected the many colored lights, lending a fairy-like effect, and we understood that we were sailing in the midst of .a creat metropolis resting half in Europe and half in Asia. The enchanting splen- der of this nocturnal scene was sufficient to repay us for our disappointment at not arriving before sunset, and we remained until late on deck in • silent admiration enraptured with the brilliant illumination. WASHINGTON. CONGIIESSMAN W. E. MASON'S 4-year- old son Lawrence died of diphtheria Sunday. JUSTICE Mii,i.Eit's widow is in straitened circumstances financially and must give up her Washington house. BWOADIEK GENERAL MEIUUTT, commanding the department of the Missouri, in his annual report speaking of affairs in Oklahoma, says the cattlemen aliow no disposition to violate the conditions governing their stay. IV affairs in the territory are qniet. SENSATIONS AT JJKAT1I. Now and. then a richly gilded kayck glided quietly but with great rapidity over the smooth surface of the water, carrying some late returning Mussulman to bis home across the Bosphorus. We retired with thoughts full of scenes from the "Arabain Nights," making sleep an impossibility. Not a sound was to be heard other than at intervals the howling n£ ten thousanl dogs re-echoing over the calm waters and the doleful sounds of the patrols striking on the pavements with their iron shod staves. This latter sound decreased as the morning began to dawn, until at last, had it not been tor an occasional dog, we should have been in dead silence. In the midst of this we were startled by a solemn voice, which seemed to be chanting. Approaching the window, curious to know what and f/om whence this voice cEine, wo were greeted by the rays of the rising sun gilding the summit of Mount Olympus ant) the beautiful shores of the sea of Marmora, the point of Calcedon and the town Scutari. The voice which had called us from our pillow was the "call to prayer" by the mucyzin from the minaret of a neighboring mosque. We hastened on deck, and our eyes ranged with delight over the marble domes of St. Sofia, the gilded pinnacles of the Seraglio glittering amid groves of pei'petual verdure, tiie 1'ong arcades of ancieal aqueducts, the spiral minarets of ing the name of his YC Pasha, to whom We had the whohad'boen oh ton lookout fof Mt at- rivli. Suj prised at this unexpected mark of attention ofc th« p« t of <»e whom we had never had the pleasure of meeting, #e hastened with our toilet and descended to meet a very cordial welcome to Constantinople from one of his majesty 8 most faithful subjects. The pasha most graciously told m that he Was at our disposal for the day, It being Friday, the Turkish Sunday, he proposed our jfmng'to the Selamlik, which we Were obliged to ouke haste about, afl the troops Werft at that moment passing under our Win' doWs on their wa? to the palace. The Selamlik is the name of the ceremoney when the sultaa proceeds in gorgeous itate to the mosque to pray, on Friday, Opposite the mosque to which his majesty repairs is a kiosk reserved for visitors. Through the kindness of the paiha we ivere invited to take places here where we obtained a splendid view. One by one ,he different battalions of troops began to arrive, with bands playing and colors flying, to take up their position along the way leading from the palace to the mosque all the approaches to which were lined with troops, The open space in front of the mosque was filled with the pashas, and near the entrance stood the ministers of statp, all in full uniform, Closed car- riaees jjarrived containing the sultan's mothar, his wives, and some of the ladies of the harem, these were stationed near the door by which his majesty enters. 1'he Merezzin from the mineret chants the call to prayer as the sultan issuse from the palace. The various military bands began playing the flamidu _march, and the arrival of his imperial majesty was heralded by the blast of a thousand bugles. The sultan arrived in an open carriage, in black and gold, drawn by Arabian horses of the purest blood. The imperial car- day's JBteettofi. AehietreVMt&Mesifl&iite, Where. The Neit, Congress Will HftV'4 cfattc Majority of Perhaps One Httiidred.1 Tho election Nov. 4 raulterf surprise to the people the eotfntfy ofef, Democrats were generally successful, though in Ohio and Washington' .the »* publicans achieved great' victories. The democrats will have a majority of about 100 gress in In the lower Wisconsin branch Peck of and 1 eon* the riage was surrounded by a brilliant cortege consisting of the functionaries of the court, and his majesty was loudly and enthusiastically cheered by the troops and the people with the Turkish saluts, "Padishakin takokyasha." Following this retinue were tbo many favorite saddle horses of the sultan which aie are- never mounted by any one but himself.. Beautiful Arabian mares, richly caparisoned in gold trappings, each led by a groom in gorgeous Arabian costume bespanged in gold and silver. During the ceremony in the mosque coffee, tea, SWEETMEATS, AJSJ9' CIGARETTES were offered us served in a most magnificent service of pure gold set with diamonds. After divine service the- suJtan reviewed the troops from one of the windows of the mosque. The bearing of th& men was excellent, giving the greatest evidence of the wonderful military aptness for- which the Turks are kno tf n, and of thV most able training. At the issue- of the military parade the sultan entered' albne a.small open carriage and drove himself to the palace. The scene, all of the most gorgeous oriental splendor,, was very impressive. Above all one remains awe-struck at the presence of one man in whose- hands lay the destiny of a whole nation. His majesty, who, with absolute power; great All the KventH of a Lifetime Repeated In the limlii nt Hunting or Drowning. In "Blackwood" some curious examples are given by the writer of a well-known phenomenon— the fact that the events of a lifetime will pass sometimes in a moment through tho mind of a person who is on tho point of death by drowning or suffocation. Speaking of the death of Lord Ponsonby, who was hanged by the mob in Paris in 1791, and cut clown before life was extinct, the author says: He (;Lord Ponsonby) procesded to give an account of his sensation on returning to consciousness. He could not have been actually suspended in mid-air more than a few seconds, and yet in that brief space of time ail the events of his past life passed through his mind. It is true that his posed meeting i behalt of the Jews llusaia. EMI'KIIOU WiijjAJt lias ordered thn tlerr Pnlzwaldt, editor of Pptsdamer Ze. tung, be prosecuted for publishing the re marks made by the emperor in proposin i toast to the Duke of Connaughi at a dir ior given by the Zipthon Hussars, of whic •egiment the duke is honorary colonel. Mits. COUNKIJA MILLER, wife of one o he partners of the firm of J. H, Field )p., investment brokers of London, wa lischurgod and ro-an-osted on tho charg "f having received $24,000 of stolei nonoy. Papers in the case have arrive, TOIU England. A SENSATION was caused by nn attomp uiids on Thursday upon the life of Dr fright, master of tho university ollegi] of Oxford, Eng. The would-b issassin was a woman. She fired twc hots from a revolver at tho doctor, one o ho bullets penetrating his side. Th voiuan escaped anil has not yet been ap jrehemled. Her identity is'not known J 4' •questionings. Tho story itsoli' is tho oml • ito thorn, und no wwimojim inquiries about •Jlii! credibility of what is beautiful onyht to haunt thoir minds until they roach years of graver responsibility. A mother iiii tolling a story, nays Miss Jliirri.soji, should not insist too muVh upon tho moral. 3t may be questioned whether tho story wight to liavo a moral. Tlio idea that a ithild's conscience must bo diggou about and watered from infancy up is apt to defeat itself. Lot tho mind and soul b nourished by what is beuutifuluud noble", tliid the conscience of any child of virtuouso ysmils ought to take care of itself duriny ftfcp years of early childhood. C1UME. TiiEollio of the Wells Fareo Express company, at Meadvillo, Pa., was robbed o £15,000. 1). A. GUKKVKU, a wealthy cattle dealer, wus fatally wouiHiud by Charles Clifford at Kansas City. Greevur had boon too attentive to tho other man's wife. ASA UUAY of Goslion, hul., blow out his brains while holding his arm around a young lady who had just refused to marry lim, and Urn shock drove her insane. UTK INDIANS in large numbers have left their reservations niul are raiding southern Colorado, killhig cattle and occasionally a settler. A FUKi) which has been brewing for somn time in St. Glair county, Alabama, resulted Sunday in tiie killing of Powell Hancock, who went to George Norgher's ,iouse and opened fire upon him. AT Philadelphia, Barbara Lembrecht killed her 6-year-old daughter, Mary, by cutting her throat with a raisor. She afterwards made tin unsuccessful attempt ut suicide. life to tho date had not been a very eventful one,, being on|y 19 years of age, but every pust sei.sation was renewed in all its freshness. It is also remarkable that he did no ut the time experience any sensation of fear, while he added, his was an essential iibrvous temperament. This remarkable mental power of calling up the past in moments of suspended animation 1 have heard frequently mentioned. One was the cam of Count Zichy, in the revolution of 184b in Vienna, tie was caught by the savage mob, hung like Lord PpnsonOy in the middle of the street, when his own regiment of dragoons charged down and cut the cords as he was swinging in the air. He fell to the ground and was supposed to be dead; but his recovery was a very different matter from Lord Ponsonby's, for he had suffered agonies, and for ton days had four men constantly with him. He describes exactly the same sensations as Lord Fonsonby: the scroll of whal, was a much longer life was unrolled, even the smallest detail rushed back on his memory, he had the same fearlessness at the moment, but he felt all the horrors of the agony when the danger was past. A most interesting little book called "Admiral Beaut'or's Experience of Drowning," bears testimony to this seemingly universal experience in sudden danger. "Thought succeeded thought," says the admiraj, "with a, rapidty that not only is indtscribable, but probably inconceivable by any one who has not himself been in a similar situation—the event that had just tnken place, tho eft'oct it would have on my family, and a thousand circumstances, connected with home, traveling backward ,n time in retrograde succession." All :his proves that duration of lifo does not lepciul on hours, but on tho number of .mpressions con-eyed to the brain. A THOU8AYXD MOSQWES, and the- beautiful Turkish marine villas, together with the numerous and splendid palaces of the sultan which line the Bos- phorus on either sid'e sis fa,r the eye can reach, reflecting their image in tbe mirror of the deep or creeping up the crested mountain and tracing their outline in the- expanse of the blue and cloudless sky. Entranced by this magnificent spectacle,, the majesty of: nature crowned with all the grandeur ofi ant, one can but feel as if all Wit) faculties of their soul were insufficient fully to embrace its glories. You. hardly retain power to breathe, and almost apprehend that in doing so, it might dispel the glorious vision,leaving the whole form; but a delusive dream-. "With eyes riveted on the expanding splendors, onu begins-at lost to realize that this is Constantinople with all its grandeur spread before-him, and he comprehends that he is at la&tin the domain of the magnanimous, much-beloved,, and all powerful sovereign, his imperial, majesty Abdul Hoinid, Khan II." Our attention was attracted directly ovfr the-bow ofi our ship toward the-palace of Eblmabaghshefu This splendid building with, its lofty marble columns-and flights of. stairs, its- harmony with, the surrounding:scenery, its vast extent and its bright white color shining out in brilliant contrast with, the deep blue of the Bosphorus, forms a most striking feature, causing a. momentary comcea- tration ofi one's thoughts. This- was formerly at favorite' residence ofi the' sultams, but the present sultan' has never taken, up his residence there.. We landed at Tbp-lauch. Tiie streets, so narrow near the quays, presented to- us many novel sights. The passing crowd seemed to have no, common sympathies, jostling each other in silence,;, women veiled in long caftans,.men with groen turbans, Bostanjis, Jens and Armenians, encounter Greeks-,. Albanians, Franks and Tartars. Amid the many novelties which struck us on landing nothing surprised us more than the silence that pervades every where. The only sounds one hears by day are bread, fruits,, sweetmeats, ete., carried in large wooden trays on the heads; of itinerant vendors, and at intervals the barking of clogs distuibed by the foot of the passenger, lazy, ugly curs of a reddish brown color, with muzzles like that of a fox,, short ears, and famished look, who lie in the middle of the street* and r.iso only when roused with blows. Adjoining Top- Lauch is the quarter called Galata, also bordering the port. This is the principal seat of commerce. In 1216 a mercantile Now York SHU. "Bredderen and sisterin," said the pas- or, "yo 1 hab been tole dat de McKinley >ill done gwino ter raise everything; but vhatcher want ter recomember am dis ere: Needer prayer norcl eMcKinley bill ,m a gwine ter raise de mortgage whad , le butchor an our pas'.or. olleeted." de groceryman done hole on De collection will now be MAKTHA PiCKENsdied at her home in Jrown county, Indiana, Thursday, at ue age of 104 years. She had resided u one fajin in the county for seventy ears. \ company was established here by the Genoese, which so rapidly increas-ed in importance as to obtain from the Greek emperors the privilege to be governed by tho republic, and of being fortified by walls and towers which remain today. Tho Genoese rep.ikl his indulgence with ingratitude, and the Latin colony terminated with the Greek empire. The quarter crowning' summit of the promontory above is called Pera. Here is the headquarters of diplomacy, and is inhabited by Franks, tho name given by Turks to all Europeans who are judged by tho laws of tho nation of the ambassador by whom they are protected, i'he ambassador, the foreign ministers) with the charged' affaires of the smaller powers, also the consuls, reside here IN TI1EIH VINE I'ALACES in the winter, and occupy splendid villas on the Bosphorus during the summer. In Pera are situated the principal hotels. We repaired at once to apartments, and had scarcely taken a glimpse of the extensive view commanded from our windows over the Stainboul (the ancient Byzantium) and the Golden Horn, where the immense naval ships of the Sultan are lying at b»fore a card wo* handed us bear- prudence and judgment,, bears the weight and care of the whole empire,, clearly shows by his every expression, his earnest desire ior the peace and welfare of his beloved people. The ceremony ended,, we called on bis excellency, Marroyene Pasha, physician-in-chief to the sultanj who, occupied a fine residence near the palace.. Tbe pasha g-nye us a warm, welcome,, conversing freely with us- in. the best of English, and pressed us to remain, to lunch, during wEich he entertained us bj interesting accounts of his magnanimous sovereign, speaking of his great goodness and charity, and, mentioned particularly the wonderful interest he takes in every detail relating to his duties as a sovereign and protector of tho people. Not a case of poverty and misery is brought before the sultan but it receives immediate and sufficient aid from his own private purse. Marroyene Pasha also pointed out how the Turkish government resembles that of the United States from the point that a poor man stands equal chances with the rich one. It is merit wins here. He further expressed the great sympathy which his majesty the sultan bears toward our inr stitutions and the American people. Mar- royene Pasha, who is a member of the- New York Medical Academy, is an author of great merit, having published many scientific and descriptive works, some copies of which he presented us on, our departure. Although advanced in yeaxsy he is an active and hardi worker. His weekly lectures in the hospital are largely attended. These are for tbe purpose of encouraging the young doctors andi students to advance in their work. H& has. founded a journal published in French and Turkish entitled the Gazette des, Eospit- nuz, the doctors of the. empire gaining thereby great profit. He aleo caused a scientific mission to be sent to the interior of the empire f<jr studying the treatment employed by the Bedoins, the result of which was a universal benefit to, the medical world. In consequence of his fruitful labors Marroyene Pashaiwillloccupy many a page in the history of the' glorious reign of the present sulta^. with such a brilliant commencement DUO visit to this most interesting city promises much.. On Saturday we took a turn in the' great bazar and afterward called at our legation, also at the consulate,, but found to omr regret that the Minister Hiesch andiMr. Sweeney, the consul geneual, wore bothawayon leave of absenc ^making a European, tour. During the absense-of the minister, tbe affairs ot tho legislation ore in the hands of Mr. Mae- Nutt, the- first secretary whose duties oblige hiiM to assume the post of charge 'd Affairs. He received us cordially, kindly offering to extend any courtesy in his power. We understand our present consul genera,! who has resided here about a year has become exceedingly popular among- the American colony, as well as in diplomatic circles. In the absence of Mi- Sweeney the consulate is conduced by Mr Azorirn, Aice consul, whose manner in proceeding with the affairs fully justifies the wjidoia of those who appointed him to this ofhce. Ihe minister and other numbers of the legation arrived too recently to have yet formed extensive acquaintance.—E. A, GAMY. gj.vuui •« - . j whole democratic state ticket were elected by a plurality exceeding 20',000'. The democrats elected congressmen i out of nine districts, the first and alone being held by the republicans.. They also get control of the legislature by a- majority of about 20 and will therefore elect a United States senator to' succeed John C, Spooner. In .Ohio McKinley was defeated' and't democrats get 14 congressmen and' the 1 ; publicans 7, but the republicans elect their state officers by a big niajoriry. Massachusetts democrats elect their gov-'(| ernor, Russell, and seven congressman', the republicans having five. In Iowa the republicans made gains int the vote for state officers, and may elect them, but the democrats got half of' the' congressional delegation—six. ••' ' . Minnesota is yet in doubt on the gover r norship. The democrats gain three members of congress. The farmers' alliance cut a great figure in the election.: Woman suffrage is defeated in South Dakota, but all else is in doubt. . , ' In Michigan the j; democrats elected Winans governor by 8,000 plurality and also the rest of the stite ticket. The legislature is democratic. The congres.. sional delegation is about evenly divided. The democrats elect their state ticket in Indiana by 15,000, and gained nine-congressmen. Pattison, democrat, is elected governor of Pennsyluania by 15,000, but the republicans got some of the other officers. Eighteen republican congressmen and ten democrats were chosen. This is a democratic gain of three. Markham, republican, is elected governor of California, and all other republican^' candidates on the state ticket are chosen. The republicans were victorious all around in Connecticut. Democrats swept everything before them in West Virginia, Missouri, Virgina, Delaware, Florida, Mississippi, Texas and Wisconsin. Charles Ogden, chairman of the Nebraska democratic state committee claims Boyd's election by from 5,000 to 7,000 plurality. He claims all the congressmen and the entire state ticket, but the republicans do not concede all this. The republicans elected all their candi- in Washington, Wilson, being chosen governor. Both sides claim the congressmen in Montana. The vote is very close. Democrats were generally successful, in Missouri and had their usual success in, New Jersey. The Tammany candidate,. Grant, was. elected mayor of New York.: city,. New- York's delegation in congress-will, consist of twenty democrats and fourteen republicans the reverse of the position -of, tile, mty-nrst congress. Both state committees claim, Illinois,. I was in government emplol Smith vlien a half-breed naml was condemned for murder3 .!?^ an g ed :, s ^ a writer ' About two • ?6r,fr< A«<iulreil at Huston. "Your daughter seems much improved by her stay in Boston. It was kind of yon to give her tbe advantage of the culture there. .She tells me that she met and bo- came warmly attached to Elizabeth Stuart Pliolps and other literary celebrities:" said Bulger, ' " "Yes/' growled Bowser, "and I wish to gracious she had never seen 'em " "Why, what's the matter?"' "Well, that Mrs Phelps, or Ward or whatever her name is, filled her head so full of reform m the mutter of decollete dress that tbe pooi- girl is shocked ever? time she sees the elbow of a stove-pipe, and I've had to buy drapery for every eftow in tUe housV' ' - M . - hanging a partv people cnme that way. AoL a lone female about 50 years xKLr^rMffi 1 thatHickett was to swimrsi testament and some tracts an came to him and said- ' 'It has struck ice that Iw poor man's autograph kind enough to hand hie ask him to write his :\ vervfinM nrli9 ne abura . costing not or $12, and uvery page was passed it i tt toHi4ett JI l w« wanted. He ^ladfoS two hours and handed the '. .Isenti ovl- miutes later aml on everv i 1 mm written: "Going to hell J J-ours truly, and may w" J there, Jimllickett." The Howe TrutUofalr people. Thli iSvii.r'r*' e lV9 <» t .M'^^fe 1 "*,,'^ F C P$ N X ,,

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