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THE UPPER DES MOINES* ALGONA, IO^ A, WEDM&DAY, MARCH 25,1891 LGONA, IOWA. Tnn success of the southern iron company of Chattanooga, Tenn., in converting low grade pig-iron into basic steel, was celebrated recently with a grand banquet attended by Secretary Procter and many prominent northcnerR. The moat and drink was nerved in plates an 1 cup" made of the steel and coated with tin. RBMAUKAHMIJ discovery of an ablatorater quarry, with ledpes of great thicknesH, has been made in the foothills near Canton City, Col. Blocks of any size can roadi- y bo quarried. Specimens shown vary from perfect white to every tint; they take on a beautiful polish, and stand a pressure of 10,000 pounds to the square inch. ANDUKW CAIWEOIK predicts "that within two years 1 shall leave (Jueeimtowii about 2 p. m. Sunday and bo at Sandy Hook about 2 p. m. Friday." That means a five-days' trip across the Atlantic, which within two years Mr. Carnegie believes will bo a permanent feature of fast ocean travel. SOME eastern papers are rejoicing over the fact that an American lady has been asked to appear at the German impend court, the first, outside of the legation, to be so "honored" in eighteen years. Why honored? The lady in question is brilliant, intellectual, beoiitiful in person and a noble woman in character, does she not "honor" the court by her presence as the court honors her? This toadyism to the accident of birth is maddening! When will the free born American learn the force of the sentiment, "True hearts are more than coronets, and dimple i'nith than Norman blo_od." THE Scriptural statement that the morn. ing stars sang together iinds eorrobora- tion along the lines of modern discovery. An American scientist lias evoked song from the sunbeams. lie describo:-) tho process in these words: A beam of light is made to pass through u prism, so as to produce the solur spectrum or rainbow. A dink having slits or openings cut in it is made to revolve, and the colored light of tho rainbow is made to break through it and fall on silk, wool or other material contained in a glass vessel. As the colored light falls upon it sounds will bo given by the different parts of tho spectrum, and there will bo silonco in other parts. Il ! tho vessel contains red worsted and tho green light flashes upon it, loud sounds will be given. Only feeble sounds will bo heard when tho rod and blue parts of tho rainbow falls upon tho vessel, and the other colors make no sound at all. MfiSPONSUULTTY OF TCAIMIOAB DIRECTORS. Hon. Chuuncey M. Depow, president of tho N. Y. C. & FLU. II. n., in tho course of an interview with a representative of tho New York World, spoke with somo feeling about the action of tho coroner's jury in New York in indicting him an.l certain other directors of tho company on account of the tunnel accident last month, by which several lives were lost. Mr. Do- pew showed conclusively that neither lie nor they were directly nor, in his judgment, indirectly responsible for tho accident; and ho holds that the presentment bjthe coronen.'s jury was unwarranted and unjust. Ho is, as ho states, a any director ofjovor thirty railroad companies, upon one of which accidents involving loss of life are liable to occur. Of course it is utterly impossible for him to personally inspect all those roads, and he can have but a limited personal knowledge of how somo of them are carried on. Still, according to tho verdict of the coroner's jury in tho tunnel case, he would bo liable to indictment and arrest for any accident involving a loss of life on any of, those roads, although ho might not have boon within hundreds or perhaps thousands of miles .- f tho scune ol the accident when it occurred. There seems to bo reason in certain of Mr. Depew's strictures, and yet it is it good thing for tho traveling public to hold railway officials, including directors, lo the strictest accountability consistent with justice, for the operation of thoir roads and the safety of the passengers curried over them. And nothing loss than this will or ought to satisfy the public or the officers and administrators of tho law. LATEST NEWS CONDENSED, GENERAL NOTES. 1UGJITS OF MAUUIK1) WOMEN. A:N interesting decision affecting the rights of married women has recently been made by tho supremo court of Indiana. It holds that when a wifo has joined her husbond in a mortgage to secure the husband's doot, she may obtain un order of court compelling recourse to his interest alone in tho first instance, and whether his right Jias become absolute or not—as is the case of dower—it can not be sold unless his interest is sufficient to satisfy tho debt. In casu tho whole is sold any excess remaining after tliu mortgage debt goes io tho wifo absolutely as against the judge or other creditors of tho husband, The decision, weuntterslnnd, is a judicial construction of the Indiana statute. The status of married women with reference to property rights, and especially when rights in properly acquired by joint efforts of both husband and wifo after marriage, is in a very unsatisfactory condition throughout the entire country, aud it is one of the reforms that will pres- enty demand the best thought and effort of statesmen. There is manifest justice in the statute which authorises the decision above THK t'aniellite envoys to America have arrived in New York. THE postoffico department has asked for 25,000 square feet of space in the government exhibit at the world's fair. TUB new police board of Denver enforced the Sunday closing law and every saloon was closed on Sunday. THK Arkansas .House has passed the bill to punish and prohibit prize fighting. REV. 13. II. PADDOCK, Episcopal Bishop of Massachusetts, died in Boston Friday morning. THE coke strike in Pennsylvania against a reduction of ten per cent, has merged into an additional demand for an eight hour day. Bui'KAJjOand Cleveland vessel owners have agreed to open lake navigation on Mny 16. STANIJCY'S body servant, Selah, was thrown out of a California theater _Monday night by an usher, ivho took him for a negro. T»E heaviest snow-storm in three years was experienced in Trxai Thursday. It is 'eared that it will be disastrous to tho fruit crop. , VABSAU college trustees agreed to pay 8140,200 to settle tho suit of tho next-of- an heirs to break the will of John Guy Vassar. CIIATILICS P. KiMJtAJ-j,, an old and respected citi/.on of Chicago died, in New York Thursday. IT is learned (hat a 15-inch vein of sand near Boston, Mo., has been discovered which is rich with gold. lisi'KESENTATrvH GuiooH on Thursday ntroducod a bill in tho Illinois house al- owing the Lincoln pork commissioners to .BSUO $200,000 _ bonds to comploto the jrcakwalor in Lincoln park. DA.HIKL McI/BAN, wholesale leather .norchant of Toronto, has failed with labilities of $200,000. THE Illinois senate has passed a bill jiving a bounty of 2 cents each for killing 'Onglish sparrows. JEHOME BEIICHEH, tho well known pip- loer merchant of Chicago, died in hat city Tuesday night, aged 74. He leaves a fortune of $2,000,000. JOHN W. YOUNG, Bon of Brigham Young, has made a contract for building 1,500 miles of railroad in Mexico, taking in payment 2,500,000 acres of land, on which ho will locate a mormon colony. FOREIGN. A MICHIGAN cattle arc now admitted in Germnny. THE explosion of a magazine killed 100 dorvishors in Egypt, ONE HUNDRED dervishes wore killed by the explosion of an arsenal at Omdurman, Egypt. ANOTHER bloody ^battlo is reported to :iave taken place in Chili in which 500 rebels were killed and 400 wounded. THIB state of siego of Buenos Ayres has jeon raised. The elections passed off quietly, tho union civica being victorious. STEI-HKN JONIIISHT, a Paris banker, has lisappoarod, leaving liabilities.) of over 2,000,000 francs and assets of 8 franca, 75 centimes. PlUNCKSB MAKINNABONAl'AKT, graml- nieco of Napoleon J, died Tuesday at Ajnccio Corsica, tho birth-place ot' tho consul. TUESDAY last tho noted bandit Guordo Novramont, who some time ago robbed a jewelry store in Chihuahua, after killing tho proprietor, was captured. Tillisteamer Liverpool, was wrecked on tho southwestern coast of England during the recent storm. Three of the crew reached shore alive. THE first conversation by telephone bo- twoon London and Paris was exchanged on tho 17th inst., and was highly successful. MESHHS. Wn.ii.Ks' works at Kirrioniuir, five miles from Fort'ar, were ileetroyod by lire Tuesday ir.ght.;,'.The damage 'done is estimated at £50,000. Bv tho collapse of a bridge at Cagliaii Tuesday liv members of tho committ.ee inspecting the site for tho annual cattle- show wore killed and several others badly injured. THE Norwegian bark Imperatov, bound from Cardiff to Santa Rosalia, is a total wreck east of Doavista, Capo do Verdo Islands, Twelve of the crew were drowned. THE judicial committee of tho Privy council on Thursday on tho appeal of the colony of Victoria, Australia, confirmed tho right of tho colonial government to prevent the landing of Chinese immigrants in Victoria. THE St. Petersburg correspondent of the liorlingerTayobatl, which paper is the chief mouth-piece of tho Jews in Germany, has been expelled from Russia under the anti-Jewish decrees. THE Paris Journal Official on Monday, published advices from Tonquin saying that William Keablo, an agent of tho Chinese customs house, and his wifo, both of whom wore subjects of Great Britain, have been murdered by Tonquineso near Bade, a post of the French army of occupation. AN outbreak of fanatical cruelty is ro- portod from Nabal, in Tunis, whore Arabs attacked a Jewish family of livo persons, lulling them one by ono under circumstances of the greatest atrocity, dragging tho naked bodies through the streets, and threw them into tho sea. The boy of Tunis has ordered an investigation. FIRES AND CASUALTIES. THE opera house at Joliet, 111., was destroyed by lire Wednesday morning. COHUAOE works in Elizabeth, N. J., wore burned at a loss of 8700,000. Funs destroyed property valued at 8100, 000 in Fowlervillo, Mich. THK. entire business portion of Highland, N. Y., has been destrovod by ifiv Loss §100,000. " THE United States war corvette Galena ran on the rocks nearCirayhead, Mass., and will probably bo lost. Tho crew was rescued. THUMB houses wore buried by a landslide off tho bluff opposite Eighteenth street, Kansas City, on Tuesday. BY an explosion in tho Crescent steel works in Pitsburg, Wednesday morning one workman was killed, two fatally injured and six others hurt. IHE village of .North Washington, 1 wa, has been nearly wiped out by fire. Loss, $60,000. THREE- FOURTHS of the town of Yuma, Cal., is under water, _ and the place is threatened with destruction. AT the Morris Ridge Colliery, near Central ia, Pa., Samuel Coak and Thomas Corrican were crushed by the roof falling upon them. GKOIWJE CKAMKU, a farmer living four miles northeast of Mishawaka, Ind., was found dead in his barn Wednesday night, March llth. AT Cleveland, 0., the electric wires started a fire which almost completely destroyed the wholesale clothing establishment of Klein, Goodhart & Kock. The loss is 8150,000. OWEN GARUY, aged sixty, and his wife, aged sixty-five, were burned to death in their home at Rockford, III , on Sunday. JOHN McGuniE, while eh his wav to the Interior Range mine, five miles from Crystal Falls, Mich., lost his trail and was fro/en to death. He was 55 years of age, and formerly postmaster at Republic. NEAH Barbourville, Ky., Mrs. Barbara Shellon was found burned to death in the ruins of her home. It is supposed she had been murdered and tho house burned to conceal the cri me. WILLIAM TINN, 85 years old, was found dead at the corner of Seventy-ninth and Halsted streets. Chicago, Thursday morning. His clothing was wet as though he had fallen into a pond .of water. It is thought he died of exposure. AN unknown man was instantly killed by a Northwestern train at Ohio and Des- •>lains streets, Chicago, III., at 9 o'clock I'Viday night. He was about 30 years old and had blue eyes, a full, brown beard, and wore good clothes. A silver watch and about forty cigar-stumps were found in his pockets. CRIME. HENUY AHELINO, an actor, committed suicide in Now York Wednesday. RATHISH than live in St. Louis six persons in that town killed themselves Friday. WILLIAM H. CKAWKOUD was hanged Saturday at Decatur, 111.,, for tho murder of Mrs. Colonel Mathiaa. F. II. Reed, of Austin. III., committed suicide Friday evening by shooting himself in the head. GEO. SIMMS, a desperate character, was shot and killed at Pino Bluff, Ark., while resisting officers. AT Lebanon, Ind., Samuel Bee-bam, the colored murderer of George Warburton. on Saturday was given a life sentence in prison. BiiouHii HAMILTON YOUNO, of New York has boon arrested, charged with 'orgery on checks to tho amount of §7,000. AUCIIKII, the defaulting treasurer of Maryland, is now charged with forging lie name of Murry Vandiver to his bond. IN New Orleans, Cap_t. Arthur . Dunn, one of the lawyers for the state in the [lonncssy.trinl, shot and killed a reporter named Waters, and wnsjbadly injuredjhim- lelf. PETEU A. CLASSEN was .on Wednesday sentenced to six years' imprisonment for wrecking tho Sixth National bank of New York. GEORCIE LINN, who has been brought to Chicago on a charge of forging his mother's name to the deeds ot valuable Chicago >roperty, denies his guilt. NKAU Mount Sterling, Ky,, a mob went ,o the house of Mrs. Wigginton and hang)d her to a tree. Her husband and son ire charged with poisoning two persons. AT Springfield, 111., Joseph Vascoce.Ho on Tuesday evening shot and fatally wounded Mrs. Annie Sturgeon, with whom ho had boon living, and then suicided. WIIILU officer James E. Tenn was at- •/ompting to urrest two negroes in a dance- louso at Hosuton, Texas, for carrying concealed weapons he was shot and instantly filled, and a bystander named Frank Michaels was mortally wounded. Tho ne- groes escaped. AT Dickson, Tenn., Monday, Charles Street and Manning quarreled over a nickel, Street stabbed Manning in tho groin and neck, inflicting perhaps fatal wounds. BUKQLAHS entered the post office of Koithsburg, III.. Saturday night, and robbed tho safe of about $175 in cash and $25 in postage stamps'. About §500 worth of stumps was overlooked. WESLKY HAKHISON was murdered by Charles Strickland Sunday, at Guthrio.W. T. The two men were warnl personal friends, but quarreled over some slight matter. Tho murderer, with his pistol in hand, stood off the first posse that tried to arrest him and_escapod. Sh<> Will Como. A lady wont out one afternoon leaving her little boy at his grandma's and saying sho would call for him when sho returned homo, which sho expected would bo by six o'clock. The time passed away until it Wiis nearly six and his grandma said perhaps his mother was not coming for him that night, "Yes sho will," replied tho boy. "1 am quite sure of it." Six o'clock camo, and grandma said: "Well, 1 guess your mother will not como for you to-night." "1 know she will," said tho boy oon- fidentaly; and ho watched patiently for her. Jt was getting pretty near his bedtime, and grandma was pretty sure his .mother would not como and ho would stay all night with her. "Well, 1 know she will come," was his still confident reply. "Why, what makes you so positive?" asked his grandmother. "Because," said the boy, "sho said if she was not bora at six o'clock she should certainly come, and my mother never told mo a lie." His confidence in his mother was not misplaced, for in a few minutes sho came and took him homo. What a lesson for mothers in the faith of this child! and what a lesson for doubting Christians to whom tho Lord seems "slack concerning his promises"! "Ho will come again." ''Our Savior never told us a lie." The Western Settler's Chosen Specific. With every advance of emigration Into tha fur West, a new demand la crouted for Hosteller's Stomach Bitters. Newlj' peopled regions uro fru- quvutly loss salubrious that older settled localities, ou account of the miasma which rises from recently cleared land, particularly along the buiika of rivers that are subject to freshets. The agricultural or mining emigrant soon learns, when h« does not already know, that the Blttere afford the only sure protection against malaria; and those disorders of the stomach, liver and bowels, to which 'climatic changes, exposure, and unaccustomed or unhealthy water or diet subject him. Consequently, he places an estimate upon this great household epeclflc »ud pr«y»nUT« commensurate w,llh its Intrinsic merft*. *ud li careful to * w p.. <»»\ ,h»nd ft restorative and promoter of hearth io topUeiUjr to be r«U*4 oppa iu Unit 9! IS MAN THE MORE MODEST? Arraignment of thegWeaker Sex for Their Immodesty by Gertrude Atherton. A Galaxy of Men and Women Whose Nicety Belonged to a Prehistoric Eace. Some Interesting Facts in Itegfard to Woman's Dress and Appearance in Public. Snn Krancleco Kxnmlncr. Is woman the more immodest of the two sexes ? Every woman and most men would answer the question in the negative without hesitation. Look at the part that women have pjayed in the history of the world— excepting, in rare instances, a secondary and supplementary one. The physical inferiority which made them yield the first place to man at the beginning of time, permitting him to invent and enforce the unequal moral code which has held its own so well on the surface of society, and wnich, at the same time, made woman the wooed instead of the wooer, naturally developed coyness, and, coetaneously, that quality which we call modesty, and which means anything from a high-necked gown to a depreciation of one's superior endowments. It is infrequently that a woman proposes to a man, and when she does the surprise and disapproval she induces may be taken as a demonstration of the natural reserve of her sex. And so has her reputation for modesty grown thick and solid with bhe crust of tho earthj it were almost a crime to suggest that, like the earth, it might possess a heart of plastic possibilities—almost as cruel as when a beautiful woman of forty tells her age to an ardent admire-. But in this age of realism we have few illusions left. Oh, bloodless and meager Jane Austen, Founder and High Priestess of Littleism! You have furnished a gallery with men and women whose nicety of architecture belonged not to the nineteenth century, but to some prohistoiic race of women too narrow in the head or too mishappen to have learned the power of woman over man. For it is this power that makes a woman defy man's strength, that gives her case, almost indifference, in the presence of masculine genius, or even royal power, that, if she be beautiful or fascinating woman, to soon annuls that blushing, shi inking, maidenly respect for man an the supreme animal. Tho first moment of a woman's knowledge of her power over men is the supreme moment of her lift), tho tons and gallons of sentiment over the mother and first born to the country not- withetanding. This knowledge naturally develops coquetry, the woman becomes as much the wooer as the man; he remain? only the outward and traditional semb- ance of the knight, and conqueror; if he haa r.un she has beckoned. It is true that men sometimes run when women do not beckon, but passive power is often as strong as active. Conversely women beckon and men do not run; those women die with their modesty knit about them even as a garment. And when a woman has come into the knowledge that her power over man is not through the channels of his mind, be he ever so intellectual, or as pi-ncers to the white flames of his spirit but is altogether coloric and authracitic, then does the purple flower of modesty fold its leaves. The woman who technically preserves her virtue, whatever and wherever her in unal nmiblings, never wholly plucks this March violet from its stem, no matter how much she may torture it. The woman who marries and is content in the domestic or social field, or both, trains her violet to goodly pioportions, but the woman who joins the ranks of the lower 10,000 forgets its existence more surely than the sex, for whose pleasure, and that alone, she has acknowledged she was created. And so we have the problem of Sibyl Johnetone. She cannot act. she cannot even suggest the polished, impulsive reckless wanton of Dumas's creation. She owes her notoriety, her success, to tho fact that she dares more,.sexually, than any actress has dared before her. In other words, she has bitten the March violet from the stem and flung it in the teeth other audience. And that sho is proud of herself, that she takes an impudent pleasure in the vulgar quality of her success, as well as in the censure of the women, young and old, respectable, and commercial, who crowded to see her, -cannot be doubted, Ts she any worse than the men who fill the manager's pocket and her own? Is the question I leave for these who may ono day be the gentle sex to answer for theuiselves: far bo it from mo to curtail a time honoredjprerogative. Besides, a far more interesting one presents itself. Could any man be found to make a masculine Iza of himself? Is there on the stage tho record of an actor deliberately appealing to the sensuality of woman? If there is an instance I do not know of it, and 1 can call Jmore instances than I tihould care to enumerate of women whose entire footlight career has been a play, in glance and pose, upon the weakness of men. And yet, where many men have owed more than half their success to the natural enthusiasm or reciprocal magnetism of women, or to tho idiocy of school-girls, I do not believe there is a case on record where one lias been censured for taking vulgar advantage of his attractions. Montague, the greatest beau of them all, never forgot to be a gentleman and a modest man; Kyrlo Hollew, the greatest idiot of them all, is not .half so immodest as Mrs. Potter. Why is it? Is it because women know that tho majority of them have but ono attraction for man, and that so potent a ono that they may as well make the' most of it? And'that'mon, on tho contrary, frequently conquer by indifference, to say nothing of tho money they are willing to spend and of which they almost invarably have more than women? Or, in the wise of actors, is it the consciousness of power that it is for them to seek and choo e, not to ogle merely for a victim, tho ogling prompted perhaps by an uneasy consciousness of dressmakers' bills?' Or is it because men, knowing women better than women know themselves, appreciate ihe value of the unrevealed. The reason lies deeper still, I think; its roots ure stuck fast in the old traditional law of sex, against which women, and the third sex known as emancipated women, have rebelled so long. Modesty cannot live without self-respect. Women lose self-respect m jumping the grand army, of the devirtuized, because tradition teaches them that to ignore the priest and cleave anto men is wroner. Nor do they ever believe it to be anything but wrong until the hour of their death, when they are usually comatose. Men, on the contrary being equally the victims of tradition, feel privileged to love oft and well, their self-respect is too unviolated, the Mhrch violet flourishes apace. So ftrong is the power of tradition, in fact, that even a virtuou? woman has no respect for a virtuous man. Atid when women plaster a man's self respect upon him until h, sticketh closer than a brother (or a wife), is it for a man to cast it off ? The same traditionaj restraint exercises a curious effect sometimes upon women of unassailable social position and reputation. They get so tired of being respected by men that they bare their torsos to the waist at a ball in order to capture an insulting look. And on this look, or on a few words whispered behind a fan suitable for an erotic novel, they will dream and gloat for nights to cqrne. It is—mark here again the delight in sexual power— sweeter flattery than to be stared at across the auditorium or quoted in the papers. And they get so tired of being conventional that they are often assailed with a wild desire to bp thought fast. In Paris one has to be most particular in going to the Bois. It is improper to go alone in the first p'ace; in the se_cond, the younger women_must always sit behind the driver as an indication that she is too much of a gentlewoman to wish to be stared at. Furthermore, she must wear the plainest gowns she possesses, as gay attire is livery of the cocotte. There was in Paris when I was there a very handsome, fashionable and wealthy young California!!, who made a practice, uutil she \vab insulted out of it, of going to the Bois in an open car- riagp, alone, seated on the "cocobte side," and dressed in the lightest and gayest of gowns and hats, her parasol covered with flowers. And she looked more radiant and triumphant thxn a belle at her first balf. Why was Sappho the most licentious poet that ever lived? But the questions arising from analysss of the subject are endless. When eminently propsr girls have gone through four seasons they frequently startle their world with some unconventional act; partly because the claims of the sex are beginning to chafe, part ly to be the sensation of the moment. And yet if man suddenly loosed the reins and gave them permission to do the town they -would probably run home, lock their doors, jump into bed and pull the clothes above their imaginative little heads. I don't see that anything is to be done but for men to Iza themselves on to the stage. That would disgust other men so that they would never go to tho theater, again, and then there would be no more female Izas. The men would not give their wives and daugeters any money to go to the theaters with, and then the theaters would close, far the Iza_s wouldn't take the trouble to leer at thaiv own. Then there wouldn't be any actresses, and all the men would insist upon their wives going in for amateur theatricals', and then the world collapse in one gigantic yawn—but I leave this elaborate analysis for soc-ie one else to finish. "THE SUMMKIl Gllir,." An Kloqueut Aposlroplio of Her Many Personal Chin-ins. For response to the second toast announced by the New York World, "The Summer Girl," the toast-master called upon the Hon. "Judge Waxem." otherwise known as W. J. Lampton, "theAbou Ben Adhem of Summer Girl Seekers," who, after quoting the tosat, as follows proceeded to speak thereon with his accustomed felicity: The Summer Girl, born of the south wind and the June sun, sho flit*, a dainty, rosy, dimpled apparition, clad in gowns that disclose and yet conceal her myriad charms, across the leaf-embowored stage of summer. Wayward and capricious as are the . fireflies of a summer night, she beckons and we follow. Bare product of the summer season, she stands alone among her sex. A mermaid at Narragansett, a driad at Richfield and a nymph at White Sulphur, she changes her mood and tsnse to suit the woods or sea. All hail, the Summer Girl! We fear and we lovelier! How like a rare mosaic portrait this! How true the tints and shades that touch this fairest being of the world; this symphony in gingham, when the sun doth stand atop _the hills; this harmony in cloudful, misty tulle, when night comes on and hangs her lantern in the sky! All hail; the summer girl, the fiaily flower of June, the sweet rosebud of all the year, the season's charm, the dear ideal of a day that, when the winter twilight foils, fades into darkness and is gone. Ephemeral sweetness, born to live so short a time, it it needs must be that in this little span a world of loveliness must be enclosed, else would there be no summer girl. She is the child of bird songs and of flowers; a gay and gladsome sperite that floats upon a wave of plaits and furbelows, of tucks and flounces, of parasols and fans, and with blue-eyed smile, a kiss high-tilted on her finger-tips, a nod as if a sunbeam bent to touch a rose, a cheery word, a laugh, contagious as are Cupid's_ pains, a whispered sigh, an eyelid diooping to the tone of- tender swain and takes the sunlight with her when she goes. The painter paints the summer girl, and curses colors that cannot copy hers; the poet writes her lines, and breaks his pen because it falls so short of her; the lover lisps his sweetest words, and feels they are but grains of sand cast upward at the stars, and still she moves serenely on the sweet sublimity of guileless grace —the summer girl. "We fear her, and we love her," too, -but with a love wbich is that perfect love that casts out fear. Her gentle eyes wore never made to gaze on aught loss lovely than the sight she sees in her own looking-glass, and when she looks on us there is that wild, enraptured joy within our hearts that blind men feel when vision is again enthroned, and God's own sunshine once again falls frucitify- ing in the dead soil or tho soul. On silver sands her footprints fall; in emerald waves her white sldn gleams; by babbling brook her voice is'heard; from mountain heights her skirts, by swinging breexes tossed, wave signals to the rising sun; across the ' far oft' plains she whirls from sea to sea; upon the ocean's lazy swells she skims, a bird of passage in her Hight—here, there and every where we see this goddess of the glory land, this inspiration of a dream, and with shut eyes and trembl.ying hand we lift our glass and drink to her—the summer girl. He sat and looked at the busy editor for about fifteen minutes steadily. Finally he yawned sleepily and remarked: "There are some things in this world that go without saying. "I know it," snapped the editor, "but there are a good nwny things that say a good deal without going." SICILIAN ASSASSINS Eleven of the Cowardly Murderers of New Orleans'Chief ot Police KiHert. Vengeance Wracked Upon Them a Large Body of Respectable Citizens. The Public Fully Endorse the Deed- No Prosecutions Will Ensue. NEW ORLEANS, La.. March 14.— The- trial of the nine Sicilians for the assassination of Chief of Police D. C. Hennessy, on the night of Oct. 15. which has occupied the time of the court since Feb. 16, was concluded yesterday afternoon, the- jury bringing in a verdict of not guilty as to six of the accused and failed to agree upon a verdict as to th.) ohher three. Ten o'clock had not yet struck this morning when a vast multitude had congregated on Canal street about the Clay statue, almost filling up the large space from curb to curb, on each side of the boulevard. Soon a number of gentlemen, among whom wereW. S. Parkerson and John C. Wickleff and others, who signed' the call for the meeting, came up. They were greeted with cheers. Mr. Parkerson, who spoke first, said that once before he had appeared before the people in a grand mass meeting assembled to discuss matters of vital interest to the community, and again he faced the people of New Orleans to denounce the infamous act consequent upon tho most revolting crime in the criminal annals of any community. That act was the finding of the jury in the murder trial yesterday, and that crime was, as everybody knows, the foul assassin ation of Chief Hennessy. After the speeches to the indignant crowd about 2,000 started for the prison which they reached. at 1 :30. After a slight resistance the jailor surrendered to the- citizens who rushed in and killed eleven. of the nineteen men indicted for the assassination of Chief Hennessy. Their names are as follows : MANUEL POLIETZ. PlETRO MOXASTIIO. A.NTONIO SCAFFEDE. JOSEPH P. MACFIECA . ANTONIO BAONATTO. ANTONIO MAKCHISI. FRANK ROMEHE. Jisr CAHUSE. Rocco GEHAOIII. CHARLES TRAIIINK. R. COMITEZ. After the assassins wcrj put to death. Mr. Po.rkerson addressed tUe crowd, urging them to return to their homes an • places of business without further demonstration. Joe Macheca had a pistol and shot Sergeant Herron in the neck, inflicting only a slight wound. Pellet?, vyas hanged to a lampost on Theme street and Bagiiatto to a tree in front of the prison. The others were shot in their cells. When the citizens' committee completed its work at the parish prison, it quietly disbanded, A meeting was held tonignt to consider what further action, if any, should be taken. The committee is composed of the better class of citizens, and the- business men are satisfied that the safety of the community demanded the vigorous. action. The public endorses the act of the mob. The bloody tragedy is the outgrowth of the murder of Chief of Police Hennessy Oct. 15. There is a secret society >of Italians here, known as the MaQa, which, in years past have freely resorted to assassination to put obnoxious characters out of the way. Hennessy was determined to- break it up, and had ga.tlierecl a large amount of damaging evidence. The Mafia then resolved to put hi m out of the way,, and he was deliberately shot to death by a gang which had been deputized by the society to perform the deed. The acquittal of the murderers, by a jury of cowards or bribe takers, was too much for Anglo Saxon manhood to stand, hence the summary shooting of the miserable- wretches. The avengers will not be prosecuted. NATtritE AND LIFE. Character Best Developed in Dealing- Closely Wltli Nature anU Humanity, To the traveler who sits in his palace car and looks out upon • the free open country, where there is but little human life, the scene for a time seems grand and inspiring. Mcijestin forests . now appear in their grandeur, and the sweeping prairies, whose tall grasses, swayed by the wind, bring reminder of the ever- moving seas. These and the clear, freo air hold in themselves a passing charm unlike any other to the tired brain and nerves. During the day, deer in groups or single, or even by moonlight, these may be seen; alert, lest the thundering train brings with it capture or death to them. At night the horizon closes around so near that the glistening stars seem almost within handgrasp. The full moon rises, as out of the ocean, only brighter and seeming f nearer, and if snow burnishes the landscape, a light little spiritual brightness pervades the scene. Dwelt upon £00 long, a flavor of lonesomeness may take the place of the first delight, and the receding view bring a feeling, of thankfulness for communities of people, where are pleasures of contact of mind with mind ind heart with heart— "where friend holds fellowship with friend," and wnere the comforts of civilization may be enjoyed. Tho best development of character is secured where a life deals closely with both nature and humanity. Alone with nature the voices of God seem more audible and his presence nearer. But duty to each other requires the mingling in active relations with eacli other. Pace to face, hand to hand, heart to heart is the appointed way to help your neighbor. So hen, the wilds of the frontier and the hum and throng of the city each appeal to us, and in each, if wo listen, we shall hear the voice of God in tones of love and hopefulness. Kstabllaliod 1855. Di-csscs, Gents's Clolliinjr, Feathers, Gloves etc-., Dyed or Clciineil. VlusU (Sannenti w CU w' c ,' 1 Ut o° tto W^h's Dye Works, 248 W. Water St., Milwaukee. Sena for Circular. In Darkest New York: "Why do they always i takp a prisoner's money from hint bet fore locking htm In a cell at tho policeW- UonJ" ^'Bo as to prevent lilm buying hl»' P *Pf V^S« 'I, J

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