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PUBUMOD ITBT 8ATURDAT -err— W. W. BUftDIOK. TBRlfS: 11.00 Ftr Yew, Striotly la Adraao*. T*« Itof Aittrtitinf Medium to reach the /our north-taittrn eountie*. bfflc* Southwest Coram Lswler ud Til Jen Hi- W. N. BURDICK Editor and Proprietor. INDEPENDENCE OUR POLITICAL CREED; THE GOLDEN RULE OUR MORAL GUIDE. TKRMB: $1.50, IF PAID IN APVANNCE. VOL. XX. POSTVILLE, IOWA, SATURDAY, MAY 21, 1892. NUMBER 9. ADVERTISING RATHSJ T IKI 1 week .... t weeks ... 8 week* ... 1 month .. 9 months. 8 months.. I months.. 1 yenr II 00 1 60 2 00 8 BO 8 00 4 00 B 50 10 00 1 In. 4 In. H ool (1 60 13 60 " 8 75 » 00 8 29 » 00 It » in oo| 18 0 IK cok'l col. •49 7 30 t 88 11 75 19 00 90 00 80 00 fflOoUie** S DO 10 00 19 00 17 on «!00 8* 00 49 00 lit is*t not t* oo 85 0* BO 00 80 08 Business cards not exceeding Aire lines, IS. Legal advertisements at Ipgal ratiM. Adrertles- menls Inserted with no upeelno Mme wHI k* DUlilhlie I until nrilered out nni" -harmed for s»- cordln^lx. Ail bills payab]>- quarterly. SERMON TO YOUNG MEN. Rev. T. DoWItt Talmago Cites tho Story of Daniel. Religion, Selr-Drnlnl anil Grit the Essentials In the Kiiulpinent of n Young Man In Fighting tho llat- tle or Lire. Tho following discourse by Rev. T. DcWItt Tnlmnge, addressed particularly to young men, was delivered in tho Brooklyn tabernacle from the text: Daniel was (Int.—Daniel vl.. 2. Whcro In romance can you find anything' equal to what Daniel was in reality? A young man, far away from home, introduced into the most magnificent and most dissolute palace of all the earth. The king, wishing to mako this young man a prodigy in personal appearance, orders his attendants to See that he has plenty of meat and wine, and Daniel refuses these delicacies and insists on a vegetable diet, refusing everything but pulse and water, waving back all the rich viands with a determined: "No, I thank you." He surpasses all tho princes in brilliancy. As this sun rises higher and higher in the firmament, it puis out all the stars, and if their Is anything the stars hate it is the sun. Daniel becomes so much of a favorite with King Darius that our young hero is promoted to bo prime minister or BCC- retary of state—the Frelinghuysen or the Bismarck of the ancients. Hut no man ever attained such high position without exciting the envy of others, The meanest and wrathiest passion of the soul is jealousy. You see it among all professions and occupations, I am sorry to say you see it as much among clergymen as among other classes of men. It is a passion bitter as hell, and it is immediately recognized, and yet, though it blackens the man who indulges in it, men will kindle this fire which consumes only themselves. There were demagogues in Itabylon, who, highly appreciative of their own capacity, doubted the policy of elevating such a young man as Daniel. They said: "Why, we know more than he does. Wo could manage the public afl'airsbet­ tor than he can manage them. Tho idea of putting Dan in such a place as that." Old Babylon was afraid of young Babylon. They began to plot his ruin. Ho was an illustrious target. Tho taller the cedar the more apt to be struck with the lightning. These demagogues asked Darius to make an unalterable decree that any man who, within thirty days, shall ask a petition of anyone except tho king shall bo put to death. Darius, not mistrusting any foul play, makes such a decree. The demagogues have accomplished tholr purpose, for they knew _ that Daniel would not stop sending up ' petitions to hiB God, and Daniel, instead of being affrighted by tho decree, went three times a day to his house-top for prayer. He is caught in the act He is condemned to be devoured by tho lions. Such a healthy young man will bo for the leonine monarchs the best banquet they ever had. By the rough executioners of the law he is hurried away toward the den. I hear tho growl of the monsters, and their 'pawing of the dust, and as their mouth is placed to the ground, the solid earthquakes with their bellow. The door is removed and Daniel shoved into tho don, which was all aglcam with fiery eyeballs that seem to roll and snap in tho caverns. They approaoh the defenseless man. Their appetite-was sharp with hunger. One. stroke of their paw, one crunch of their teeth and he would have been lifeless. How strange a welcomo Daniel receives from the monsters. They fawn about him. They cover his feet with their long mane. They aro struck with the lock -jaw. That night Daniel's sleep is calm and undisturbed, with his head pillowed on tho warm nock of the tamed lions. But King Darius was not so happy. Ho loved Daniel and he hated tho stratagem by whioh his favorite had been condemned. H* paces his floor all night. He can not sleep, At the loost sound he starts and his flesh creeps with horror. A bad conscience will make thu bravest man a coward. He watches eagerly for the dawn, whioh seems BO long in tarrying. At the first streak of. light he starts out to find the fate of Daniel. The palace gate opens and jars heavily behind him while yet the city is asleep. He comes to the den. He looks through the oravlces hut sees nothing. He dare, not •peak Expcotlng the worst, his heart •tops. Gathering strength he puts his mouth to the rifts in the rook and ories: "Oh, Daniel, is thy God whom thou •ervest continually able to deliver thee from the lions?" An answer eomes rolling up out of the deep darkness: "Oh, king, live forever. My God hath •ent His angel and hath shut the lions' months, that they have not hurt me." ; T/h «j young man is brought out and the demagogues who made the '\>\ot axe thrown In, But they hardly struck the bottom of the. den when their flesh , rent, and their bones crooked, and the blood spurted through the rifts, while the fierce monsters shook the rooks with yvelr terrible roar, announcing to all ages the truth that while God de- tends His people, the way of the wicked «h»U perish'.. Now; you see from this subject that In the eyes of many the greatest offense ; you can commit 1B success. • Of what orime had this young man been guilty, . that he should come under the bitter hatred of the demagogues? Why, he had got to be prime minister of Baby'• kin. That they could not forgive.; Be- : hold In this sketch a touoh of human nature. .As long as poverty pinches you and you run the gauntlet between tax- gather . and landlord, and you; have . rhard work to educate, your children, there will be multitudes of men to say; "Poor fellow, be ought tp succeed. How sorry lam for him," ,But, after awhile, cut their neck. What have you done, outrageous culprit? You ought to be cast to the lions. You have dared to achieve success. Depend upon it that if in anyone respect you rise far above your follows—if you aro more truthful, more wise, more eloquent, more influential—the shadow of your success will chill somebody. The road of honor and virtue is within reach of the enemies' guns. Jealousy says: "Stay down, or I will knock you down." _ In mid-air a snowflako said to a snowbird: "I don't like you." "Why don't you like me?" said the snowbird"Because," replied the suowflake, "you aro going up and I am coming down." Success is often a synonym for scorn. The first thing a man wants is religion. The second is grit. If you do not want to face wild beasts, you , ! '£o» V^gta to;emergo from the^orUnesa, That was a capital investment. You , .pnrq^ed.ajt'just ft»"ri*jnvflw» Joti >nn,e JjeoaiwH good /natured, and. srqjtyd, i„ .You^uUded youxiown fequse, y,qu,got to be one of the first men on the street, : i. of the street, They scowl at you from must never get to bo prime minister. If you are now, as a young man, rising In any one respect, I bless God for your advancement, but I wish to say before I quit this thought, look out for thu lions. Young merchants, young lawyers, young physicians, young ministers have much sympathy, uny kind of advieo is given them at first, but, as you become your own masters and begin to succeed in your different occupations and professions, how is it then, young merchants, young lawyers, young physicians, young ministers? How is it then? Again, behold in our subject an exhibition of true decision of character. Before Daniel were condemnation nnd death if ho continued faithful to his religion. Yet, just as before, three times a day he prayed with his face toward Jerusalem. There is nothing more fatal for the religious or worldly advancement than a spirit of indecision. How often youth is almost gone before the individual has determined upon his profession. There are those who for thirty or forty years havo accomplished nothing unywhero because they havo not felt themselves settled. They have thought of tho law, of medicine, of merchandise, of mechanism. They have some idea of going west. Perhaps they will go cast. Perhaps they won't. They may go north or south. Perhaps they will invest their money in railroads or in real estate. Perhaps they won't. They are like a vessel starting from New York harbor, which should one day decido on going to Llv- erpool, and the next on New Orleans, and the next on Marseilles. How many men have for a long while been out on tho great sea of life and they do not know to what port they aro destined? It is an everlasting tacking of ship, but no headway. The man who begins to build a house on the Corinthian stylo and when halt way up concludes to make it Doric, and then completes it in Ionie, will have an unseemly pile and be cursed of every school of architecture. These men that try everything get to be nothing. Ood wrote in your brain and engraved on your bones what you ought to be. Then bo that, nothing more or nothing less. In that direction Is your success. Every othor road is ruin. Having adjusted your compass, go ahead. Set your teeth together. Small difficulties, do not notice. Great difficulties, by God 's jjraco strike them down. Onward! Let cowards skulk. Act you like sons it God. If you want to sail to the land of gold, you must double tho capo. To usefulness and strong character there Is no overland route. Over tho great deeps you must fly. Most of tho way It is cither head wind or tempest. Character, like tho goldfinch of Tonquin, is magnificent when standing firm, but loses all its splendor in flight. There is no such thing as failure to thoso who trust in God. Paul got to be an Apostle by falling off his horse. Stephen was stoned into neaven. When a young man resolves on a religious life, he does not always find it smooth sailing. Old companions laugh and say with sarcastic tono: "He has got to bo pious." They go on excursions, but do not ask him. They prophesy that his religion will not hold out. They call him long- faced." They wonder If he is not got- ting wings. They Bay sharp things about him for themselves to laugh at. When he passes they grimace and wink and chuckle, and say loud enough to be heard: "Thoro goes a saint." If you have ever Boon lifo as it is, you know not what strength of resolution it often requires for a young man to be a Chrhj- tian. Again, let this story of Daniel teach us that tho way to future success is through present self -denial. Not only did Daniel show his willingness for self- restraint by refusing tho luxuries of the king's table, but must havo denied himself much 'Social enjoyment and sight seeing in order to have attained most wonderful proficiency in study. The rush of the chariots under his window and the sound of mirth that rung out on the air of Babylon would have attracted most young men into the streets and to expensive places of amusement, But Daniel know that it was only through severity of application he could attain the honorable position for which he was intended. Indeed, you may carry this truth into universal applies tlon. The most of those who havo succeeded in an profession or occupation have come up from the very bottom of the ladder. The brightest day began with tho twilight. The admirals who commanded the navies of the world started as cabin hoys. The merchant princes whose messengers aro ships and whose servants are the nation's custom houses once swept.the store and kindled the fires. The orator who lifts up the gate of the soul, as Samson carried oft the gates of Gaza, onoe stammered and blushed on the stage of a country school-house. Tho young painter, under whose pencil skies blossom and waters gleam, understands his Bubjeot so well because he has but little to shelter him from the one and is obliged to find his only beverage in the other. Out of the dark, deep mines of want and suffering has been dug the marble for the world's greatest temples of wisdom and palaces of power. Vanderlyn, the artist, must first oontent himself with a charcoal sketch. Franklin, before becoming the renowned philosopher, must be a journeyman printer, Columbus must weave carpets before he can weave, hemispheres, David-must take care of hi* father's sheep before he rules Israel, ' • herdsman: before he northeaster. Itlsthe'small Rprig that can carry In one hand which will thrive best when planted. But If, by levers and huge lumber wagons, you bring down from the mountain a century oak, though you may plant it, you can not make It live. So ho who begins life on such a grand scale and with such exorbitant notions, wilt never succeed, whilo some young man who having a right spirit, through his self-denial, planted a trco which has reached above Wall street and flung its shadow in one direction over the granite palaces on tho avenues and in the other far out over merchant vessols anchored in the bay. Men say success in life is all a matter of good luck, but industry nnd economy and self-denial put together always make good luck. There are young men who failed twice, and are getting notes shaved the third time before they are as old as their father when ho first began business for himself. They started with tho idea that their wit would do as well as capital. For a whilo it did, but when creditors sent their duns and banks their protest, they found that mere shrewdness was greatly below par. You can not cross the ocean in a yawl. Again let the story of Daniel teach us the beauty of that youthful ohuractcr which remains unblemished and upright when away from home. Had Daniel, on arriving in Babylon, plunged into every excess, his friends in Jerusalem would never have heard of it. His dissipation and renunciation of religion would not have east one sorrow on tho family hearth where he had lived or tho old family Bible which he used to read. But, though far away from home, he know that God's eye watched him and that was enough. It is not every young man who maintains the same character when absent that was maintained at home. Frederich watching his father 's sheep among tho hills or threshing rye in tho barn is far different from Frederick on tho stock exchange. How often does tho kind, rotiring spirit become bold effrontery, and the accommodating, self-sacrificing disposition once exhibited among brothers and sisters, becomes a cold and unresponsive selfishness, and economy, wastefulness and open-handed charity, tight-fisted stinginess, nnd tho keeping of good hours is changed into midnight revelry. I probably address young men now, distant from their fathers' houses, and others who, still under the parental roof, look forward to a time when they will depart alone to conflict with tho world and among strangers, bo called to build up characters for themselves. Happy for yon, oh, youngraan, if you shall, like Joseph, be the samo when living with wicked Pharaoh as with pious Jacob, or Daniel as pure in Babylon as in Jerusalem. There is no passage in a man 's lifo of more thrilling interest than tho day in which ho leaves home and goes off to seek his fortune. The novelty and romnnco connected with the departure may keep the young man from any poignant sorrow, but parents who have seen tho destruction among Btrangers of thoso who were considered promising youths can not holp feeling that this step is full of momentous importance. Before tho youth left home all his conduct was under affectionate guardianship. Outbursts of folly, caro- lesness and impropriety of manner and looseness of speech wero kindly reproved, and although tho restraint seemed sometimes to severe, yet hours of sober reflection havo convinced him that it was salutary and righteous. But, behold, how tho scene changes. The father, through tho interceding of metropolitan friends, has secured tho son a plaeo in somo bank or' office. Schoolmates on tho night before his departuro como to tako thoir farewell of the young adventurer. That morning he takes a last walk around tho old place, and going past some lovespot, a sly tear may start, but no one sees it. Tho trunk Is on the carriage, nnd after a warm good-by, away thoy speed over tho hills. Set down amid excitements and among companions not over­ scrupulous as to their words or deeds, temptations troop around the stranger. The morning comes, but no family altar, and tho Sabbath, but no real quiet, and perhaps at the sanctuary the faces are all strango and no one cares whothor ho goes to church or whether he does not go. Long winter evenings arrive, and how shall thoy be spent? On his way homo from his place of business he saw flaming placards announcing rare performances, and that "this was positively the lost night. At the door of his cheerless boarding-house no ono greets him, and the evening meal is insipid, for no one cares whether he eats or docs not eat. The room in the third story that evening seems doleful and repelling. A book snatched up from the stand proves to be dull, for no sister is there to look over with him. In despair he rushos out rookless as to where ho goes if only ho can sec something that will make him stop thiu.cing. That night may be the turning point in his history. Onco within the fatal olrole of sin and the soul has no power to repel it. On that dark sea he is launched, where the gleam of joy 1B only tho flash of tho pit and the roar of laughter is only tho breaking of tho gates of tho lost, In many a country churchyard la now the grave of somo youthful spirit that went away lithe and bounding, but came homo diseased and crushed and blasted to disgrace the sepuloher of hia fathers, Yet this exodus must be made. As from far distant hills rivers find tholr way through tunnels to great oltles so from far distant points ol tlie country it is necessary that stream of uncorruptod population shall pour into our great thoroughftvves to keep them pure and raanago tho traffic of tho world. Multitudes of suoh are constantly making their departure from home. To-morrow morning all of the thoroughfares leading toward the great cities of our land, on steamboat and rail car, there will be young adventurers for the first speeding away from their homes in order to try their fortune In town. The Lord stretch forth His arm for the deliverance of theaa Daniels away down in Babylon, Wher. ever your lot may be oost^-in far inland town or in some great HeapprWroain. tain in your absence the aarae principles THE LATEST NEWS. GENERAL, NOTES A NEW iron field, said to be of great value, is to be opened in New Mexico. 1 u E Montana delegation to tho Republican National Convention goes uninstructed. A t6 000 monument of llirro granite will be one of the world's fair from Vermont. A VEIN of silver bearing quartz has been rii civcrcd in Ontario, fifty miles from (he Sou. ON Tuesday, Judge Timothy H Rearden, of the Superior Court of San Francisco county, Cal., diod. THOMAB F. WIL« ON , boB been appointed United State* Aiton-ey for Ariz )na by I he president. POPE LKO approves tho educational policy of Archbishop Ireland, and the St. I'aul prelate is bighly comaiended for his wi(don). JOHN 0. NEW, American consul general at London, in coming home on a visit. He Bailed from Liverpool Wednesday. Tint dedicatory ceremonies of the Childs-Drexel Home for Uuion I'rintcrs, at Colorado Springs, took place Tuuraday. JonN W. BitKCKiNniDOB, son of Vico President John C. Hreckinridge, died at Merced, Cal., Monday nigbt. AN official circular is ijsued announcing the creation of two general divisons in the great Northern railway ByBtom. ON the Elgin Board of Trade, Monday, 13,980 pounds of butter sold at 20 cents. The pries one jerr iro «a* 25 cents. J THE New Yoik bank B 'atement Bhown an increase in renwv" during I ho pa»t week of «283 625 The binks now hold -in rxces8 of legal n qmreinentb, $15,754,375. A PRIVATE disp.vtcb. icceivcd at W,tah mglou, Saturday morning from Ashville, N. C, said that Senator Vauco in in a very precarious condition and the woret is feared. THE Dulnth stock exchange ia liable to be closed, the bears h iving depreciated the stocks and given tho Mesuba iron range a blnck eye. JONATHAN BI.ANCHAUD, president emt-ritus of Whenton (III.) college, died very suddenly Saturday night. He was born at R.ckingham, Vt., Jan. 19,1811. GEN. THOMAS A. ROWLEY, who served with distinction in the Mexican war and in the rebellion, was found dead in bed at PitUburg, Pa , Saturday. He was eigbty- tiva years of age. 1'nE motion favoring a by -law requiring that all nrocpssiona in tho city carry the IiritUb flar, U n.iproved by tho city council o. Toronto, Ont., but referred to the city solicitor for advice. TnE street cur omp'oypR at Cleveland, Ohio, struck Sunday tor $2 a day for conductors and molormen. The striko ended in five and a half hours, the motormen and conductors being granted 18 and 17 cents per hour, respectiv»ly, for ten hours. ENOI-ISH niiHBpaptrs are ditsitiBfied with the drcir-icn of tho government to take put in tho international silver cen- terence proposed bv President Harrison. Thoy consider the government's nc'ion an unwise concession to the free coinage advocates. fccla ol (he injuries received an hour nfter the hanging. n in the "Hervnnt spy society" casn in Minneapolis, Catharine Johnson, who sued MrB. Harris for $500 for defamation of charoct« r , is given a verdict of one cent. ONE hundred moonshiners nre on .trial in tho United States court at Covington, Ky. Tho aroused nre men, women and children, most of the men anil all of Hie children being barefooted. ROIIRHT MCCI.UHK, nn agent of the Pittsburg (Pa.) Law and Older soriely, is on trial for perjury, lie sworo thnt he had purchased a newspaper on Sunday from a man named Bhirp. The latter claims that his place was closed un the Sunday in question. PIRBS AND CASUALTIES. way, Lowsn Missif8ipi>i levtes gave inundating the surrounding country CHARLES H KIHKWOOD waa killed by an electric street car at Ishpeming, Mich., Sunday afternoon. AT Trenton, N. J., Madderock & Sons' pottery burned Thurday morning. Lisa $175,000. STOHMS prevailing in Colorado and Wyoming are causing cattle and sheep to die by thousands. AN explosion occurred in a coal mine at Uoslyn, Wash , forty four minora being killed and many ujired. FRANK YOUNO, while tiring a salute in honor ot the Grand Army, had an arm blown off, early Tusday morning at Ot lumwn, Iowa. THE Fiin^, Methodist church at Massil- Ion, Oaio, and tho residence of Isaac H Dangler were burned Friday. Loss, about •75,000 THE shoe factory of V. W. II ced & Co. at Rochester, N. Y., was destroyed by fire Saturday morning. The lots is estimated at $115,000. SUNDAY afd raoon a cloud burst struck Philadelphia, Pa., killing threo men, who, with two conipiinions wero in a suil boat on the Delaware river. A DEFECTIVE switch wrecked a fust train on the Norfolk it Western railway at Hagorstowu, Md., Sunday. Tho con ductor was killed and ten pns'engero injured, two fatally. BT the burning of his tbree-story brick luilding at Rid Jacket, Mich., Sunday Michael Johnson loses $8,000, insurance 83,000; John Korby, $ti,000. insurance $4,000; Joseph Gabrielsou $400, and Mat Watson $1,000, uninsured. STEAM pipoj in the Penrose mine at Denver buist Saturday. A. W. Cromer, Billey Little and James Murray wero horribly Bcalded. A number of other workmen wire badly injured. AT Brazil, Ind., JameB Targaret fell between two flat cars Wcduesd ly while they were moving. One car passed over his right leg, severing it just below the knee. WHILE attempting to cross a bayou of the Iowa river near Marshalltown on horeoback Monday evening to rescue some cuttlo imperiled by high water, George Dumbleton, proprieto^jpf the largest dairy in this section, was drowned. HOUSE.—Mr. Meredith, of Viririna, announced to the house the death of Senator Barbour. After the adoption of appropriate resolutions, the speaker appointed a committee to attend the funeral. The house then, as a mark of respect to tho deceased, adjourn>d. MONDAY, May 10. SENATE.—At the conclusion of an eiimyy on tho lata Senator Harbour, by Mr. henna, tho vice president appointed a committee to act witn the home committee on the funeral. A recess was taken until 12:40. whrn the funeral services of the late Senntor were hold. HOUSE.—The house was invited by tho senate to atlend the funeral services of the ite Senator Barbour. The members led by Spnakor Crisp, marched two by two into tho chamber of the senate, for the funeral services. The house re-assembled after the services. An unsuccessful attempt was made to increase the appropriation for tbe fi-ih commission by Mr. Cogswell. A motion to striko out the appropriation of $25,000 to detect persons guilty of violating internal revenue laws, was agreed to. Some further debate on the measure took place, but without action, the house adjourned. RAPIDLY DYING OUT. Races of the Pacific Fast Uisiiuiieavins: From (lie Face of the Kurth. Rut One Authentic Tnnmaniiin Now in Existence—The Maoris Also (joiner. The Practice of llead-llu uiiifr ia Still Couliniied in the i'aciile Islands. POREION. the CONGRESS. TnuusDAY, May, 10. IT is roported that umin Pasha, African explorer, haa lost his eight. THE Rutsion imperial couucil . has decided to admit Jews to municipal franchise. AN old nurse was arrested in Germany for causing tbe death of fifty-eight int'ants. 1 HE native government of tho Leeward Islands has given way to a French pro lectorate. POLITICAL riots are resumed ia Ireland. Forty men are Injured in a shindy at Cork. A nuTACUMENT of 200 Royal MnrineB and i Ifict ra from Liverpool to the Pacific naval squadron, arrived at Vancouver. Two Turks have been sentenced to death for murdering Dr. Vulkjuith, the Bulgarian agent. TUB murderers of the Bulgarian diplo mafic agent to Turkey, Dr. Vulkovitch, have been condemned to death at Constantinople. THE Valkes oil works in Borlin havo been burned, involving a leas ot 2,000,000 marks. Two men are supposed to have perished in the fUiues. THE bill to endorse tbe Frencn treaties which was introduced by Premier Whiteway has been defeated in tbe legislative assembly of Newfoundland. TUB lion. Patrick CJreville-Nugent, brother of E irl Oreville, has been indicted for criminally assaulting Miss Marion Price, a governess, in a railway carriage. RUDOLI'H JABORR, the defaulting cashier ot tbe Messrs. Rothschilds, tbe great banking house at Frankfort-on-tho-Main, Germany,was arrested Tut sday at Ramieh, Egypt. A SPECIAL from Shanghai says that the military students atShum King have taken forcible measures to expel the British mis sionaries from that city. AT Lodi, Poland, striking laborers mode violent attacks on the Jews. The latter made a determined resistance, and a number of both sides were killed and many injured. AT St, Petersburg Gen. Gresstr, prefect of police, IB dead from the effects of an injection of a quack medicine called vita- line, causing blood poisoning, Gon, Bare- noil also died and it is now aaid from the same cause. MI 'S W» « > and the"M' *W SENATE.—Mr. Mitcuol prcsontod a resolution instructing tho coiumitteo on the quadorccntenial to inquire into tho desirability of making an appropriation for an encampment at tho world's fair of the national guards of tho various states. A bill was taken from tho calendar to establish tbe houndries of the Yellowstone Park. After a lively debate lasting two hours, tbe bill was passed by a vote of 32 yeas to 18 nays. HOUSE.—The Sunday civil appropriation bill was b ought up in committee of tho whole. Tho present bill provides for appropriations amounting to $25,157,797, which is a reduction of $13,000,000. The reduction is mado by cutting off the County appropriation. Speeches were made by both parties but no final action was taken. WEDNESDAY, May 11. HOUSE.—The conference report on tho urgency doficency bill for the year ending June 30, 1892, WBB made by Mr. Siyers, and the report agreed to. A bill to encourage silk culture was presented by Mr. Long. In committee of tin whole, the Sundry Civil appropriation bill was taken up. A motion was made by Mr. Holuian to strike out tbe commencement af;a building for the now mint at Philadelphia. After an extended debate, it was agreed to strike out the mint appropriation—yeas 95, nays 92. A dispatch was read stating that England would accept tho invitation of the United States to taVe part in an international conferance to discuss the silver question. It was received with loud applause. SKNATB.—Mr. Quay called up a bill which provides for a survey to bo made to connect Lake Erie and the Ohio river. Tho bill was pissed. Tho bill appropriating $100,000 for u public buildiug at Prene, S. D. was also passed, A bill to appropriate, 9100,000 for a public building at Joliet, ill., was reported and placed OP the calendar. THURSDAY WATKIt AS A HEALTH CONSEU- VATO lilt ftlny be Used IniornMlly ns Well us Kx- tirnully With Good Results. Tho interna'me of water is a subjwt about which physicians have bad much diic .ussion, and abcut which not all doctors are agreed. Its value as an agency for the prevention and removal of diseased conditions is, thirofore, too little under stood. Judiciously used, water taken internally may bo made one of tho most important factors in the preservation ot good hi alth and physical vigor. Nearly i very case of infl imination and irritation of tho b'adder m ly by the practice of copious water drinking, especially on the empty stomaoh, be pallalel to such un extent as to :easo to give evan annoyance. Nothing that can be taken into the stomach will batter conduce to keep it and the goneral system in a heallhy state than a pint of water about the Bummer tempir- uture of hydrant water drank from one- half to three-quarters of an hour before breakfast. Tho first few swallows should be stu,»il and within n few teconds' intervals of each other, but tbe las. half should bo tukjn in as lar ^e gulps as possible, with the body erect and chest well thrown out. The principal benefit derivable, from this practice is perhaps tue mechanical flushing out of the undigested contents aud the absorption of the additional water into tho circulating system, although some of the good effects may be attributable to tbe small quantity of secretions of the mouth, which is incidentally carried down, and tho local tonic influence of thn water. Whatever mm he the rationale of this treatment its tili:acy as a promoter and preserver of health is second to none. Tho body Bhould not be prone again for at least three quarters of an hour after drinking. Tho temperature of the water may, as a matter of taste, be disagreeablo at first, but that olijic ion w.ll awn bosoine insignificant before a little 'resolution. There is no situation in which firmness with one's disinclinations niny he more profitably applied. Very hot or very cold water should not bo taken upon an empty stomach. Tbe practice of drinking hot wator just before moats, which prevailed extensively short while ago, has fallen into merited disrepute. Tbe stomach does not until after a long time recover from tbe debilitating effects of a drink of very hot water im posed upon it while empty. Hence no food should he taken into it immediately after such a draft.—New York Mail and Express. ORIMB. A LABOR riot occurs on the world's fair grounds, A Montana wife shoots and kills a man in defense ot her honor. ETIKNNE DESOBAUFS WHS hanged Friday at New Orleans, for the murder of Juliet.Deitsch. A MAN with over sixty wives was sentenced in Boston to three years' imprison meat for adultery IT ia reported that the Wyoming cattlemen who Killed Champion, will, throagh a legal technicality, av »ld coming to trial.'2 AT Cameron, Texai, Cqos. T, Logan, i worthies? character, shot and killed bit wife Friday, audiheusuicided. AT8mouM..N. Y„ Monday night J. Crouch billed Jack Preston and then committed suicide. _ H WM tbe rwult of » drunken quarrel, tiionoM BuaHKp and Mary McDonald two after women. , yw / HOY CO IT l'AUST. A gray-haired, black woman in T manin, calling herself Fanny Cochrane Smith, claims to he the last sutvivor of her unhappy race. Her pretensions, as the only pure-blood Tasmanian living, have recently given rise to much controversy in tho little island, and Henry Ling Roth, perhaps the best authority on the history and customs of the ill-fated peo pie, has taken part in it. Mr. Roth and some of the newspapers assert that Mrs. Smith, who is now sixty two years old, is only a half breed. She, on the other hand, produces reputable white witnesses who say they knew her parentR and that they, undoubtedly, were of pure Tasmanian stock. She also is able to cite extracts from official papers of tho colony, printed long after the total ex- tincion of the Tusnianinns was announced to the world, in which she is referred to as a mire blood aborigine; aud parliament, in 1882 and 1884, voted her grants on ac count of her uniquo position as tho solo Burvivor of her race. Here is a picture of Lalla Rookh, who, until Mrs. Smith's claim fro be the .only living lasmanian attracted attention, wus supposed to be tbe last of her race. Lalla Rookh died in June, 187G, six yenrs after William Lanney, tho last male Tasmanian had passed away. A tow men in tkis country and Canada aro now striving to prevent the American bison from becoming exliuet. The endeavor reminds us of the efforts of the whites in Tasmania to save the rumnanta ot the race they had anihilatcd. In 1803 between 6,000 and 7,000 [natives dwelt in the valleys of Tasmania. All that were left of thorn in 1847 wero twelve men, Iwenty-two women and ten children. In vain did the government build them comfortable houses, supply all their needs, and give them teachers. The inccjwas doomed and one by ono the fow survivors preishod. Other peoples in tho Pacific and else- whero are approaching the fate of thoTas- manianB. Here and there it is the liquor and tbe diseases introduced by white men that are decimating them. In Tasmania now contraband, but is sli',1 carried on slyly by Sydney and Go'inan traders, nnd is a potent factor in the depopulation of many an island. Armed with their invincible weapons thn fierce Alu natives make two or three expeditions a year to neighboring Bougainville for heads and slaves. Woodford visited two villages where not a man was to bo seen. Tney wero off head hunting. One party returned with five heads. Near ono tabu- house he photographed a heap containing over a hundred skulls. If we were to visit other parts of the woild no should sen thnt tho same inevitable destruction that is overtaking the Pacific islanders awaitB many another native race and largely on account of the intrusion of the whites, whoso influence and customs they cannot be subjected to and live. It is only a fow wcoks ago that we heard that the natives of southwestern Terra del Fuego, estimated in Darwin's day at 3,000 souls, now barely number 300 or 400. Wo Bhould see, also in some districts, where natives aro treated with tho greatest kindneaB and everything possible is dono to promote tbair well fare, tbey are disappearing not through extermination, but by absorption. In Greenlnnd no liquor can be Bold to the natives. No Bailor can land on those shores unlets he can show a clean bill of health. But Caucacasian blood mingles in greater quantities in tho veins of each generation. Not an Eskimo pure blood can bo found in Greenland except among the arctic highbinders of Smith sound or the now-found nativeB on the east coast. MAKING I'KTSOF HUMMING 111111)9 Wluit Mity l)o Dorm In tho Way ol Taming These Ulmluutlve Things. While walking in tho orchard ono day in Juno I espied a bumming bird's nest (a fitting casket for the gem) on a horizontal limb about five feet from the ground. When I looked into it two feathered mites Hew out and fell to the ground. As thoro wore pits in the orchard I thought I had better tako tho birds out of it. I carried them to the house, made a light frame for u cage, and covered it with lace. In this I kopt them four months, letting them out ovory day. I fed theai upon cracker soaked in Malaga wine aud sugar, and brought to thorn all the honey- holding flowers that I could find. When I brought in a boquot thoy immediately flow to it, buzzing joyously. I gave them a snuffer tray for a bathing tub, but one of them would nover voluntarily take his bath, so the other would chase him around the room, take him by one leg, draw him into tho tray, and pull him into the water. Ho seemed to be doing this for fun; there was never any quarreling between them. As there was un open firo place in tho room I always had to cover it with a shawl when I lot thjm out, but ono day I forgot to cover it before 1 oponod tho cagodoor, and one of them took a bee lino for the fireplace, but, as though frightened at the dark chasm, he flew quickly back to mo, alighted on my hand, and sat tbero trembling for somo moments. When 1 camo into the room, after leav- it was the shotgun,' pura and simple. The ing thorn for awhile, thoy would fly to me, natives wero not guiltless, though thoy chirping and soeming very glad to see suffered many wrongs. Their implacable mo. Thoy nevor showed any foar of any- hostility stiirod up against them a war of one, and seemed to enjoy lighting on my extermination. The number of "crows" finger, and would look in my face very each had killed camo to ho tho common intolligontly. Sometimes thoy got out of boast among tho whites. The following tho houso, but always returned and usu- incident illustrates the utter hoartlessness a My alighted on the comb cf my mother's with which, as the long struggle, went on, hair, the overmastered natives were pursued: , th f „ ft t , „ One day a crowd of idle white saw ana- they did not seem well. During the last h™ of tft; T! week8 of their llfe there wore no blossoms have Bomefun, 'said ono of tho men. lak- b t ft f f , h d d th ing an empty revolver he pointed at his A " MH TREFL " T-M making a silkweed own head and repeatedly pulled tho trig- apple tre ? 8, l - W - M .. maKln .8 11 "'"wood ger. The mon laughed, and the lad dre Knli-hts of Labor Are Down on Milwaukee's lllir Jlrewerjr. PITTSBURG, May 14.—The general executive board of the Knights (f Labor in session here made arrangements to instruct farmers in tbe country to purchase only footwear having the registered mark of the united boot aud shoe makers on thorn. Boycotts were placed upon the Pabst Brewing company, of Milwaukee, and tho Whiteley Reaper company, of Springfield, Ohio. Tno executive committee of tho farmer's alliance will be asked to aid in the boycott against tho Whiteley concern. A MisBOnri man wanted the board to allow him to organ- ia i an assembly of Chinese. It was decided in tho negative. Tho board in considering tho advisability of appointing a umber of goneral organizers to thoroughly canvass the United States and start new assemblies. ODDITIKS nearer, much interested in tbe performance. "Now you do it," they said to him, as they handed him a loaded revolvei. Tho boy blow his brain) out, and this waa what the whito pioneers of Tasmania called "fun "" The fato of the Tasmaniana was a warning to anthropologists. Tho nativos cape, and as the feathery stuff was flying ' of about tho houso one ot them got some of it into his throat and died the next day. He bad appeared stupid for BOUIO daya before. The other, who had seotued a little bettor than thii one, grew worse after tho death of his companion and livad only two weoks longer. .„ B v „ „ „.. One warm day in tho mid lie of October dwindled and disappeared before thoy had I was going into the orchard to get the been intelligently studied; wa havo little few remaining clover blossoms, I toot the accurate information about them. Con- bird in tho cage with mo, thinking the tradictory statements aro mado cvon aa to u ' r might do him good. 1 held the cage their religious notions. Somo rooms at i" one nand and was picking clover with Hobart and other towns are filled with tho othor, but when I wus going to put their handiwork. A writer las compiled the clover in the cago I fonnd the door in a pamphlet of less than thirty pages the °P<>n and no bird thero. I suppose that best information about them, a work that tho wind had blown tho door open nnd he ia curiouB for tho many conflicting statements it contains. So theso people, flourishing as tbey were when this century camo in, have vanished before its | close, leaving scarce a trace to show that tbey ever lived. May 12. SENATE.—Mr. Kisconk introduced % bill to admit the steamer City of China to American registry, Mr. Call offered a ro solution for a committee cf the house and senate to investigate the condition of Cuba, the Antillies, the Bahamas and Windward Islands. Also a resolution authorising tbe president to open negotia tion for the purchase of Cuba from Spain. Mr. Puffer spoke in favor of free oniuage of aiver. A bill was introduced authoris­ ing the president to proclaim a general holiday commemoratlngjthe four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of Atnerioi, on October 12, 1892. An amendment to the naval appropriation bill WBB agreed to, adding 950,000 tor a naval review at the world 8 fair. THURSDAY, May 12. HOUSE.-A resolution for an investigation of the Pinkerton forces was adopted by a large majority, The sundry civil appropriation bill was taken up in committee of the whole. A motion to increase the appropriations from $370,000 to $408, 000 waa rejected. On motion ot Mr, Bayers (Texas) the appropriation for the life saving service was increased $21,000. FRIDAY, May 18. SKMATK.—Mr. Frye, from the commit tee on commerce, reported back the river and harbor bill, witn a proposed net iin- create of $1,133,149, aim gave notice that ,,, ,,, J, ^ he would call it up for action on Tut sday An original bill to appropriate $1,000,000 for the Philadelphia mint was introduced by Mr. Quay, The naval,'appropriation bill was taken up, and elloiiea considerable discussion, but witbo«t;flnftl action the senate adjourned until Tuesday, HQU.«,_A wiamunlentlQn waspresent- ed submitting an estimate of the defloien; oy In lj»e approMlaUoni for army and navy nenilogt for W current fiscal year of No wonder the minutes fly so fast they are making up time. The politician who clamors for "a free intorchunge of opinion" should attend a B 'iwing-bee. Crawford—"Ho seems to be n confirmed cynic I didn't hear him say a good word about anybody," Crabshaw--"Perhaps you didn 't draw him out about himself." DruggiBt—"Here you ore, sir. One- twenty-fivo." Customer—"Exouse me, but Vm in the trade." Druggist—"Oh, 1 beg pardon. Ten cents." "This new Boap," Baid tbe barber, "Is very nice. It IB made largely of cream, with just a dash of alcohol in It." "Well, remember I'm a temperance man, 1 ' returned Dobbens, "and don 't put any more of it in my mouth than you can help."— Brooklyn Life QUACK BXl'OSttD. Death of Prominent Russians Shows up tbe Vitalise Oar*. BERLIN, May 14,— Before tbe "vitalise cure" killed Gen, Greaser, prefect at St. Petersburg, and others high in Hussion society, it was regarded by Russians a a panacea for tuberculosis, gout, and de bility, though tbe doctors declared il without effect for good or evil. Its in ventor, Galsohowaky, declared thai he procured the sooret of its composition from a Chinese savant. He received enormous fees from the rich and took weekly installments from the poor till the quaok nature of tbe composition and the Gresser and Barenoff affairs disclosed somewhat the nature of the affair. though not by violence. When tho whites winter. I had become very muob attached firht came among them their numbor WBB to my beautiful tiny pets, and felt their estimated at 120,000. They have been loss keenly. dwindling gradually, and flirure in tho But I have tho nest yet, a lovely wonder New Zealand Census of 1880 as only 41,969 of Boftest buff brown felt, covered exter- souls. It is noteworthy that children's na l| v with liohenB, and glued to the rem- diEeases, such as whooping cough, intro- n ant of a broken twin-, the nest forming duced among the Maoris by Europeans, one and the twig the other prong of a are fatal alike lo infants and adults. Pul- fork, and the lichen Extending in an un- monary complaints have made largo rava- broken line frem the nest aloag the twig geB, but their greatest enemy, unknown _ a tiny twig, no larger than a straw, before the coming of the whites is drink, supports it from beneath. Burrougho Women rival the men in their devotion to B ay8: "It is an evont in one's life to find the cup. Versohuar, who studied the Ma- ft humming-bird'a neat." I waa so much oris in 1889, says that tleir chief felicity interested in the still greater event of is in getting drunk Auother traveler finding and caring for thu young birds says he saw a native on a hotel ver- that I did not think muoh about the anda one day loudly lamenting that he nest until it was all that remained to me was "not beastly drunk, though he had except tbe memory of my tamed humming swallowed thirteen glasses of whisky, birds Children of tender years follow thu shining example of their parents, aud boys of 5 and 6 years ate often sien with pipes in their mouths. Nothing, apparently, can tay the ravages, duo to the "blessings of civilization," which, with each recurring year, are making the MaoriB less numerous than before. n - ~'- L 1 L — To 81«r er <• »• fj«l». WkUhr To stuck th* into* ol llssMeani suiUUt* Urn More Ms deadly talou grow, tw *• allow Usi lo atUla dsofwoaj ssttirltr sad ds»U»y u— Uut It th* «RMUO* tt paranwwt lajwrtt*** to all tauoUd wltk orgaole silniMta, ijsboaf tk**t, disorders of ton kMosrs o*4 Madder artef MM fatal ordsr If uretlriiMd s* UM •attst Th* growth to rapid, ' •Ol TUB MAORIS FADING AWAY. The Maoris are going tbe same way, had fallen out and died. 1 called him by tho pot names which he knew, and if he had been living he would have answered me. 1 searched long and carefully for him, 'mt never found him. I think they died for lack of their food, the hoaey of flowors. if I could have takon them lo the southern states early in Soptember I presume they could have lived through the THIBVING ATTOIUJKYS. I They kiteatl Large Sams From Western indUus, OKLAHOMA CITY, May 14.—Ool. Lee, „ . . , , one of Gen. Miles' inspectors completed if- , 9, ur P ,oturo l8 . uow ? t w0 an investigation into the complaints of Maori women sauting one another in thn theArahapo and Cheyenne Indians that street by rubbing noaeB, after the were robbbd by a number of attorneys in peouliar oustom of their people.' The „ woe nt sale of their lands to the gov- pioture is from a photograph, and the nrnme nt. Frcr. what can be learned Ool. camera oaught them in the act on a street L ee carried baok to Chicago somo startling in Wellington. . f M t», which, it is said, will result in Let us turn to another, phase of depopu- ahowing conclusively that a coterie of lotion in the Pacific It is a well-known foot that the praotice of head hunting has more than held its own.' Among some of the lesser known islands it has iucreased. It amounts to a Bort of a craze in many an island that is still given up to the most lawyers" has secceeded in gatting away with $67,500 for doing nothing. Col. Lee's report will be laid before congress and an investigation ordered. Kaon of the Indians examined denounced the payment to tbe attorneys as hearthenish practices. Of course canibal- anrd "eolMed"Tha/they ww'to HrandMtivesoftbe Solomon sands over tbe affair and hot beaded. ones, talk equal to that of acqu ring fresh beads withVblon to adorn their tabu houses. The British in Sorth Borneo are waging! war on the praotice and execute every native tbey convict of the crime. Here | ore some of the results ot Woodford of going on tbe war path. The Kiowos anef Sioux Indians are also said to be excited over tho alleged steal and there is talk among the Indians that it - redress ia not given tbey will take revenue out on tho white settlers. CHIOAQO. May 14.— Gen. Mile* is not observations during: his brief yiBt to the i no ljned to talk about Col. Lee's investiga- Solomon island* in 1883) and, by the way, tlon. He said Secretary Noble sent him a It is ouriou* that these islands derive the fetter In which he stated that the tramao- name tho Europeans gave them from the tion of the attorneys wa» legitimate and fact that the easly explorers, solemnly as- t be claims were paid. An army officer sorted that it was from these blessed tops f ftm iii ar with, the situation said a oongres- ot mountains, peering above tbe se», that »ional investigation would develop a Kinjj[ Solomon derived bis treasures of scandalous statu ot affairs. nuHTiNo FOR HBADS. Tbe St, Croix jam at Eagle's land is Woodford's *tory ii In port a catalogue getting worse as, the JOJJS ar^gettiog l« wmuaAUon *Aoa«|tbi Ptvalfto group* tojb^sjjled .oui;,

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