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•to §0 *tvtUe §f vitir. PUBUUD ITEKT SATURDAY r. ». BUBDIOK. TBaUOB: tl.M Pw Tear, Btriotly ta Adranoe. r*« B**t Jittrtlting Medium to rrr h tk$ four north-eaitem countif* Offlce •oathwwt Comer Lawler ind Tildcn M •to f oriole gnieb. ADVEmTISINeTRATEii Tina 1 in. Is in. 4 In. \H col M coV I col W. N. BUROIOK Editor and Proprietor. INDEPENDENCE OUR POLITICAL CREED; THE GOLDEN RULE OUR MORAL GUIDE. TERMS: $1.G0, IF PAID IN ADVANNOK VOL. XX. POSTVILLE, IOWA, SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 1892. NUMBER 14. 1 week I week* ... 8 weeks ... 1 month .. 9 months. t month*.. 4 months.. 1 yenr.i.. }1 M 1 60 » 08 2 no I oo 4 00 5 00 10 00 II 60 8 95 8 00 8 75 4 50 « 25 8 00 18 00) |S 50 9 75 6 00 e sr. t 00 11 2T> 15 00 18 00 0 781 8 00 7 50 » 35 11 V5 10 00 SO 00 SO 00 10 00 19 00 17 00 2; oo « oo 45 00 DO 00 18 09 19 00 19 00 95 00 85 09 50 00 80 00 Buslnpas cards not exceeding Are line*, $3. Is* ffal advertisement* at legal rate*. Advertisements Inserted with no specifle time will be culillihed until ordered out am* -harired for ao- cordlnRly. All bill* p.iyabl" quarterly. A FAREWELL SERMON Rev. T. DoWItt Talmago to Scattered Congregations. Hia A Sermon Dictated on the Eve or Ilia Departure for Kuropr—The Meaning or the, Word Departure to the ClirUtian. The following discourse «•»» dictated by Rev. T. DcWitt Tiilmage lor pi-runul by his vast nnd scattered congregation reached by the press, on the eve of his departure for Europe. The text Is: TUo time of my departure la at band.—Tlmo thy IT.. 8. Depurturel That is u word used only twice in all the Hible. Hut it is a word often used in the court-nxim, mid meailH the desertion of one eciurse of pleading for another. It is used In navigation to describe the distance between two meridians passing through the extremities of a eourse. It is u word I have recently heard applied to mv departure from America to Europe, for a preaching tour to lust until September. In a smaller ami less significant sense than that implied in the text I can say: "The time of my departure is at hand." Through the printing press I address tliin sermon to my readers all the world over, and when they read it I will be raid-ocean, and unless t«inu thing now happens In my marine experiences I will lie in no condition to preach, lint how unimportant the word departure when applied to exchange of continents an when applied to exchange of worlds, as when Paul wrote: "The time of my departure is at hand." Now, departure Implies a starting place and 11 place of destination. When Paul loft this world, what was the starting point? It was a scene of great physical distress. It was the Tulli- anuni, the lower dungeon of the Ma- mertine prison, Hon--. Italy. The top dungeon was bad enough, it having no means of Ingress or t givss but through an opening In the top. Through that the prisoner was lowered, and through that came all the food mid nir mid light received. It was a terrible place, that upper dungeon; but thcTullimium was the lower dungeon, and that was still more wretched, the only light and the only air coining through the roof, and that roof the Moor of the upper dungeon. That was Paul's last earthly residence. I was in that lower dungeon in November, ISS '.i. It is made of volcanic stone. I measured it, and from wall to wall it was fifteen feet. The highest of the roof was seven feet from the iioor, and the lowest of the roof five feet seven inches. The opening in the roof through which I'aul was let down was three feet wide. The dungeon has a srtit of rock two and one-half feet high and a shelf of rock four feet high. It was there that piutl •pent his last days on earth, and it is there that I see him now, in the fear- I ful dungeon, shivering, blue with the cold, waiting for that old overcoat which he had sent for up to Troas, and which they had not yet sent down, notwithstanding he had written for It. • If some skillful surgeon should go into that dungeon where Paul is incarcerated we might rind out what are the prospects of Paul's living through the rough imprisonment. In the first place he ia an old man, only two years short of seventy. At that very time when ho most needs the warmth and the sunlight and the fresh air he is shut out from the sttn. What are those scars on his ankles,? Why, those were gotten when he was fast, his feet in the stocks. Every time he turned tho flesh on his ankles started. What are those scars on his bach? You know he was whipped five times, each time getting thirty- nine strokes—one hundred and nlnety- flre bruises on the back (count them!) made by the Jews with rods of elm wood, each one of the one hundred and ninoty-flvo strokes bringing the blood. Look at Paul's face and look at his inns. Whore did he got those bruises? I think it was when he was struggling ashore amidst the shivered timbers of tho shipwreck. I see a gush in Paul's side. Where did he get that? T think be got that in the tussel with highwaymen, for he had been in peril of rob bers, and he had money of his own. He was a mechanic us well as an apostle, and I think the tents he made were as good as his sermons. There is a wanness about Paul 's looks. What makes that? I think a part of that came from the fact that ho was for twenty-four hours on a plank in the Mediterranean sea, suffering terribly, before he was rescued; for ho nays' positively: "1 was a night and a day in the deep." Oh, worn-out, emaciated old man, surely you must be melancholy. No constitution could endure thlB and be cheerful. Hut I press my way through tho prison until I come up close to whero ho is, and by tho faint light that streams through the opening I see on his face u supernatural joy, and I bow before him, and [say: "Aged man, how can you keep cheerful amidst all this gloom?" Ills .voice startles the darkness of the place as he cries out: "I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure Is at hand." Hark, what is that shuffling of feet in the upper dungeon? Why, Paul has an invitation to a banquet and he is going to dine to-day . with the King. Those shuffling feet are the feet of the 'executioners. They come, and they cry down through tho hole of tho dungeon: "Hurry up, old man. Ooine, now; • get yourself ready." Why, Paul was y> ready. He had nothing to puck up. He had no baggage to take. He hud been ready for a good while. I.see him rising up, and straightening out his stiffened limbs, and pushing back his white hair from his creviced forehead, and see him looking up through the hole in the roof of the dungeon into ttio face of his exe- outtoners and hear him say; "I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my < departure is at hand." Then they lift him out of the dungeon and they start' with him to tho place of execution.; They say; "Hurry along;, old roan, or you will fuel the weight of our spear, • flurry along." "How far is H," says JPaul, ''wo have to travel?^ "Xhrei .;$Wsw;tflw» n»Ue» to :> ^fflq* J .'Winy % an old man to travel nft^r s '5>fe!;hai- bseu whipped and ovlppled " -'»ta»«M But they soon g^f ' , " JERKS soldiers. No, Paul was not going to Interfere with his own coronation, lie was too glad to go. I see him looking Tip in the face of his executioner, and, ns the grim official draws the sword, Paul calmly says: "I am now ready to to bp offered, nnd tho time of my departure is at hand." But I put my hand over my eyes. I want not to seo tho last struggle. One sharp keen stroke, and Paul does go to the banquet, and Paul does dine with the King. What a transition it was! From the malaria of Uome to the flnestclimnte in all the universe—the zone of eternal benuty and health. Mis nshes were put in the catacombs of Koine, but the air of Heaven bathed from his soul the last ache. From shipwreck, from dun- goon, from the biting pain of the elm- wood roils, from the sharp sword of tho headsman, he goes Into the most brilliant assemblage of Heaven, n king finoug kings, multitudes of the sainthood mailing out and stretching forth hands of welcome; for I do really think that as on the right hand of (!od Is Christ, so on the right hand of Christ is Paul the second great in Heaven. He changed kings likewise. Iteforo the hour of death, and up to the last moment, he was under Nero, the thick- necked, the cruel-eyed, the filthy- lipped; the sculptured features of that man bringing down to us this very day the horrible possibilities of his nature —sen ted ns he was amidst .pictured marbles of Egypt, under a roof adorned with inother-of-pearl, in a dining-room which, by machinery, was kept whirling day and night with most bewitching magnillcence; his horses standing in stalls of solid gold, and the grounds around his palace lighted at night by its victims, who had been bedaubed with tar and pitch and then set on fire to illuminate the darkness. That was Paul's king. Hut the next moment ho goes into the realm of Him whose reign is love, and whose courts are paved with love, and whose throne is set on pillars of love, and whose scepter is adorned with jewels of love, and whose palace is lighted with love, and whose lifetime is an eternity of love. When Paul was leaving so much on this side the pillar of martyrdom to gain so much on the other side, do 'yon wonder at the cheerful valedictory of the text: "The time of mv departure, is at hand?" Now, why can not all the old people have the same holy glee as that uged man had. Charles I., when he was combing his head, found a gray hair, and he sent it to the queen us a joke; but old age is really no joke all. For the last forty years you have been dreading that which ought to have been an exhilaration. You say you most fear the struggle when the soul and body part. Hut millionsharo endured thnl moment, and may not we as well? They got through with it, nnd so can we. Heside this, all medical men agree in saying that there is probably no struggle at. the last moment—not so much pain as the prick of a pin, the seeming sign of distress being altogether involuntary. Hut, you say: "It is the uncertainty of the future." Now, child of Und, do not play the infidel. After find has filled the lltblo till it can hold no more with stories of the good things ahead, bettor not talk about uncertainties. Hut yon say: "1 can notbeav to think of parting from friends here." If you are old you have more friends in Heaven than here. Just tako tho census. Take some large sheet of paper and begin to record the names of those who havo emigrated to the other Bhoro; tho companions of your school days, your early business associates, the friends of midlife and those who more recently went away. Can it be that they have boon gone so long you do not care any more about them, and you do not want their society? Oh, no. There have been days when you have felt that you could not endure another moment away from their blessed companionship. They have gone. You say you would not like to bring them back to this world of trouble, even if yon had the power. It would not do to trust you. (lod would not givo you resurrection power. Hefore to-morrow morning you would be rattling at the gates of the cemetery, crying to the departed: "Coino batik to the cradle whore you slept! Come back to the hall where you used to play! Come back to the tablo whero you used to sit!" and there would be a great burglary in Heaven. No, no, God will not trust yon with resurrection power: but no compromises the matter and says: "You can not bring them whore you are, but you can go whore they are." Thoy aro more lovely now than over. Were they beautiful here, they are more beau tiful there. Hesldcs that, it is more healthy there for you than here, aged man; bettor climate there than these hot summers and cold win' ters and Into springs; better hearing, better eyesight, more tonic in the air, more perfume in tho bloom, more sweetness in the song. Do you not fool, aged man, sometimes as though you would like to get your arm and foot free? Do you not foel as though you would like to throw away your speotaoles, and canes, and crutches? Would you not like to feel tho spring, and elasticity, and mirth of an eternal boy' hood? When the point at which you start from this world is old ago and the poiut to which you go Is eternal ju veneBcence, aged ran,n, clap your hands at the antic ipatlon and say in perfeot rapture of soul: "The time of my departure is at hand." I hope some day, by the grace of God, to go over and see for myself; but not now. No well man, no prospered mun I think, wants to go now, Hut tho time will come, I think, when 1 shall go ore*. I want to see what thoy do there, and I want to soo how they do it, I do not want to bo looking through the gates ajar forovor. I want - them to swing wide open,There are ten thousand things I want explained—about you, about myself, about the government of •this world, about God, about everything. We start In a plain pat* of what wo know, and in a minute come : up against a high wall of what we do not know. 'J .: wonder how • It' ?lool» over , there. Somebody tijtia \'wfc It, to ,llke ,» pavyd '"|*y—papd 1 with gojdi and another man tells. 1 B like, 4 fountain, a^d It J&'UKflt' tree, and it to % ^trlu.uiplurt m&fe Slop,! and th£ next wak 1 mcit Ui» ma they*U»t they-.eatJ'fM l<hj.v« r «n '}m»eMi^le;flwlr^it4 know whatsit li.-aud wh««* ,t»jiT reveal a vaster anil more brilliant conn- 1 try? John Franklin risked his life to find a passage between icebergs, and shall we dread to find a passage to eternal summer? Men in Switzerland travel up the heights of the Mit- terhom with alpenstock, and guides,: and rockets, and ropes, and, getting half way up, stumble and fall down in a horrlblo massacre. They Just wanted to say they had been on the; lops of those high peaks. And shall wo iear to go out for the ascent of tho eternal hills which start a thousand miles beyond where, stop the highest penks of tho Alps, when in that nsccnt there is no peril? A man doomed to dio stepped on the scaffold and snid In joy: ''Now, in ten minutes I will kuow the great secret." One minuto after tho vital functions ceased the little child that died last night knew more than Jonathan Edwards, or St. Paul himself, before he died. Friends, tho exit from this world, or death, if you please to call it, to the Christian is glorious explanation. It is demonstration. It is illumination. It is sun-burst. It is tho opening of all the windows. It is shutting up the catechism of doubt, and the unrolling of all the scrolls of positive unci accurate information. Instead of standing at the foot of the ladder and looking up, it is standing at tho top of the ladder and looking down. It is the last mystery taken out of botany, and geology, and astronomy, and theology. Oh, will it not bo grand to havo all questions answered? The perpetually recurring interrogation point changed for the mark of exclamation. All riddles solved. Who will fear to go out on that discovery, when all tho questions are to be decided which wo have been discussing all our lives? Who shall not clap his hands in the anticipation of that blessed country, if it be no better than throug.h holy curiosity crying: "The timo of my departure is at hand?" The ltlble intimates that we will talk with Jesus in Heaven just as a brother talks with a brother. Now, what will you ask Him first? I do not kuow. I, can think what 1 would ask Paul first if I saw him in Heaven. I think I would like to hear him describe tho storm that came upon the ship when there were two hundred and seventy- five souls on the vessel, Paul being tho only man on board cool enough to describe the storm. There is u fascination about a ship and the sea that I never shall get over, and 1 think 1 would like to hear him talk about that llrst. Hut when 1 meet my Lord Jesus Christ, of what shall I first delight to hear Him speak? Now 1 think what it is. I shall first want to hear the tragedy of His last hour; and then Luke's account of the crucifixon, anil Mark's account of the crucifixion, and John's account of the crucifixion will be nothing, while from the living lips of Christ the story shall be told of the gloom that fell, and tho devils that arose, and the fact that upon His endurance depended the rescue of a race; and there was darkness in tho ski', and there was darkness in tho soul, and the pain became more sharp, and the burdens became more heavy, until the mob began to swim away from tho dying vision of Christ, anil tho cursing of the mob came to His ear morn faintly, and His hands were fastened to the horizontal piece cross, and His feet were to the perpendicular piece cross, and His head fell in a swoon as Ho uttered moan and cried: "It is finished." All Heaven will stop to listen until tho story is done, and every harp will bo put down, and every lip closed, and all eyes fixed upon the Divino narrator until the story is dono; and then, at tho tap of the baton, the eternal orchestra will rouse up, finger on string of harp and tips to tho mouth of trumpet, there shall roll forth the oratorio of the Messiah: "Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive blessing, and riches, and honor, and glory, nnd power, world without ond!" What He rndurod, ob, who can toll; To save our HOIIIB from doatU nnd holll When there was between Paul and that magnificent personage only the thinness of tho sharp edge of the sword of the executioner, do you wonder that he wanted to go? 0, my Lord Jesus lot one wave of that glory roll over usl Hark! I hear tho wedding bells of Heaven ringing now. The marriugo of tho Lamb has come.and the bride hath made herself ready. And how for a little while good-byl I have no morbid feelings about the future. Hut if anything should happen thnt wo never meet again in this world, let us meet where there are no partings. Our friendships havo been delightful on earth, but thoy will be more delightful in Heaven. And now I commend you to God, and the word of His grace, which is able to build us up and give us an inheritance among all them that are sanctified. I, have'&n )n^es|nimu« of the fastened of tho forward the last ME LATEST NEWS. OBNBBAL NOTBH. The —St. Bernard searched nature to find an emblem of tho cross In his two-fold aspect of helpfulness and burdensomeness. "I seem," quoth he, "to find a shadow of it in the wings of a bird, which are indeed borne by the creature, and yet support her flight towards Heaveit." The queen of Roumania, Carmen Sylva, has come from Pallansa to her Caatle Weld at New Weld, on the Rhine, King Oscar of Sweden visited her there on Friday. He found her still shattered in health, but well enough to read to him her last poem contrasting' the happiness of Prince Osoar 's unroyal wife with the misery of Mdle. Vaoareico, the young woman who tried to capture Crown Prince Ferdinand of Roumania, hut who has been condemned to seeing diplomacy carry him off and engage him to the Prinoeaa Marie of Edinburgh. The queen still bemoans the disappointed love of her favorite lady in waiting, and ha* not been reconciled to oer huibajid ajgpg he utterly refuted, upon advice of his cabinet, to* countenance lite match between MU« t Vaoaresoo and' the urown prince, The queen informed the Pwedtoh king that f ne^ waj writing a ^ong poem towhloh sfaf wQuldUepWt «'tbft m wwwiil %' wm* mww Wad! look .,. a. , .HI . r.i *n * WJUW U>m wwdauttii«'.w«j» *Wln« M it'tench in Mir lodging 'noma, -near! ;»f 44i|i y»-wis™nwi' IWYO |• ai^u. ine 1 aa- itltge of allowing prtajai, like other tftir HlWAWJ» bent; in •eleaUqg Ir wln'i, •* did Prime. Osur gl HBAV 7 snow falls in the Montana moun- tnirjM. DEMOCRATS at Dixon, III., have nominated James E. McPherran for congress. AN important electing of the Bohemians of the country was held at Cedar Ripide lowp. ON the Elgin board of trako Monday. 21,120 pounds ol butter wore sold at 18H cent!". CIIAUNCEY M. DBPEW, it is now stated, will accept tho secretaryship ot state. Coi„ C. A. BKOAHWATKII'S will WHS prob.itcd ia Helena, Mont The estate is estimated to bo worth $2,000,000. GKNHIIAL E BUHD Gnunn, who reached New York: -undny, announces that ho will immediately resign tho Spanish mission. Tun Munich Allegemino Zoitung ia authority for the ttutement that Emperor William is planning to visit the world's fair at Chicago next year, a (jENKUAi, ELIT. STACKHOUSB , congres- mnn from South Carolina, died suddenly Mondsy night at Wushington. THE SCO cuts paaseuger rates to New York to 820, and the Chtcago-St. Paul lines announce that they cannot meet it. JAMES BROWN POTTER , the husband of the well known uctress, died on the voyage between Liverpool and New "S ork a few days ago. THE Minnesota minoat Tower, employing 1,400 men, is shut down because of labor trouble and some disturbances fol low. v THE prohibitionists of th 0 Sixth Illinois district have nominated Russell J. Ilnzlitt, of Rcckford, for member ot congress. THE clearings Saturday at Chicago were $15,919,870. For the week, $113,173,804 as compared with $£6,355,267 for tho corresponding week hint year. THE construction of an electric street railway on Henry Street, West Bay City, Mich., was prevented by citizens, who turned ntreatns from fire-plugs upon tho workmen Sunday. AT Whitica, Kamias, Tuesday, Jerry Simpson was nominated for congress by acclamation, by tho people's party convention. A NEW now method for the cure of deafness was reported at the convention of the lnititute of Homeopathy. THE report, sent out Tnc::day that the senate has passed the Hatch anti-option bill was without foundation, and simply a market canard. SECRETARY VRACV has, it is understood, approved the finding of the naval board that. Commander Smith, United States navy, ia morally unfit for promotion. REV. FATHER MOLLINOER , tho renowned faith cure priest, died Wednesday afternoon, from the effects o£ a surgical oporation for rupture of tho Btomach. IT was roported Monday that Judge George V. Massey of Wilmington, Del., Had been tendered the cilice of justice of the United States Bupremo court made vacant by the death of Justise Bradley. THE president having signed the pension deficiency bill, the commissioner of pensions has mado requisition upon the treasury department for $7,250,000, which uuuunt is now available. Notices will he tout out to the various pension a eticto.t that they muy continue the payment, ot pensions. POSTMASTER General Wanamaker has been advised that the government of the Leeward islands, with the consent of the legislature, has decided to offer an annual subsidy for a line of first class, quick steamers to ply between the Leeward Islands and the port of New York. The steamers must havo good passenger and fruit accommodations to meet tho demands of commeice between the two ports. b'OBKlIGN. PRESIDENT PALAOIO , of Venezuela, is reported overthrown and a fugitive. Cnoi<ERA iB still epidemic in Porsin, and there is a large number of deaths duily from the disease. THE lattest utterances of the loaders of the two Irish factions indicate that a reconciliation between them is impossible. MR. BALFOUR announced in the house of cotnmonB Tuesday, that parliament would be dissolved between June 19 and Juno 25 GRAND MASTER. KANE, of the Belfast Orangeman, declared that General Lord Wolsey will lead Ulster men against the dismemberment of the empire. GERMAN forces under the command of Baron Bulon have been severely defeited in the Mashie teriitory. It is believed that one European nnd 103 of the Soudan eae were killed, IH the municipal election held in Rome Sunaay, the liberal candidates, inoluding ei-Premier Orispi, were victorious. Signor CriBpi says he will devote the rest of his life to the welfare of Italy and Rome. TORIES have been trying to force Glad stone 's hand on the home rule question by declaring that it was contemplated to reduce Irish representation to the imperial parliament. FiuuLEiN ELSIE WOELKKR boxed lieutenant's ears in the publio square at Berlin the other night for insulting her male companion. She was arrested, but was acquitted. • SIB JAMES HANNBN has been appointed as one of Great Britain's representatives on the Behring sea commission, He wan president .of the Parnell Inquiry coi'imlseion, and ia considered a very able, By an explosion of petroleum on tho British steamer Petrolia, while that vessel was lying in the harbor of of Blye, France twenty lives were lost., The Petrolia and Beveral other boats in the barbor,ta which the Ore was comatunioated, were burned .to the water's edge. ORIME AN Omaha man was convicted of violating the interstate oommeroe law. Sa\ m bandits who were wptured near Orizaba,, Mexico, have been executed.;THOMAS CROSS, of Oitawa, Out., cow mlUed suUjids by dcJib^r^lt holding bin bead u|$w. water. r . s , ^ '*Wiu <tAik H HHNBY. PAIS'TOS, the mw dew,,of;Mrs/ MlpMBtTOruloger, was banged at York, Tbtopfty.v ' -' <f# His body was found this morning causa of the suicide in not known. PRINCE MICHAEL , tho "Flying R»H" impostor, of Detroit, is sentenced to five years in the Michigan state prison for assaulting a young girl. REV . R. NEAL , who has been conducting an iiggrcssivo iinli-paloon cumpnign at Leoanon, Ind.. wns assaulted and badly beaten by Lee Lloyd, a salooukceper, Fri- duy. BENJAMIN WINO , a farmer near Brownsburg, Ind., killed Frank Adams, a neighbor, for turning cattle intohii fields. Adamt was partially insane, and Wing alleges that the killing wns in self-defense. JOHN RUOOLEB , who, with his brother Cbaiies, robbed the Redding stngo about n month ago, was (racked to Woodland, Cal., by a sh-riff Sunday and fatally s'hot. During the attack on the stage .lohu Rug g;es shot and killed the express messenger, a man named Montgomery. FIRES AND O^aUALTIUB *$ 1 1'P&%1T*W0& who murdered Mrs, M. Stroking*;, w^hanaedliTgrk, P» i9%tur4(iyi ' § v # '>To»» Uooii? are' adored tq Toww^te dad wi&striUng mluen, Twenty Jinn* Mid' tha'b«c|t^$f woods A THUNDER storm in Scranton, l \i., did much damage and destroyed lives. JN the little town of Ferris, Hancock county, 111., lire destroyed $15,000 worth of property Wednesday. SIX men were kidly burn"d by a lire which followed tho explosion of natural gas at a well near McDonald, Pa., Thursday night. EIGHTEEN CUSOS of heat proetr.itiou wre reported by the New York police Monday, four of which were fatal. DICK WHITE wan killed and John Klam- me, William Glenn and Milton Scott were Beriously injured by a boiler explosion at Larimore, N D., Tuesday. HEAVY earthquake shocks were felt at Riverside, Santa Anna and other California points early Tuesday morning. TWELVE naval men were instantly kilted and others injured by the explosion of a shell in the Mare Inland navy yard at Vallejo, Cal. Two freight trains camo in collision at South Canadian, Indian Territory, killing Fireman Elliott and cau-tiug$50,000 dam age6. PETKH MANIQOLD was killed by lightning while in bed .it Ringsloy, Mich. Ilia wife and oaby sleeping near him were uninjured. ENS JENSEN , 70 tears old, who lived at Eigiu, III., was knocked down and Irum- plod to death by a bull while driving a nerd of cattle. FRANK CHATTY , a miller at Argyle, 111., while in bathing Sunday got beyond his depth and wiu drowned. Ho loaves a family. THE yacht Cuprico, with twenty-seven people on board, capsized Sunday ou the river below Detroit, Mich. Two young 1 ulios of the party, and a man on tho yacht Duke, who 'ittempted to rescue them, were drowned. A RIOT occurred at a negro picnic near tho National cemetery, six miles from Men phis, Tenn., in which three men were shot, or stabbed to death and over a deztm seriously injured. PAUL RUDOLPH , Edith and Maggie Pitlock and Edna Richardson, ranging in ago from 12 to 15 years, were drowned at Seville Island, near Pittsburgh, by the upsetting of a buggy they had driven into the Ohio river to wash. CONOKliSM. TUESDAY , Juno 14. SENATE .—Mr. Hetch's anti-option bill was called up, and will, it i-i thought, become a law, as tha senate passed the bill today by a mnjority of three. WEDNESDAY , Juno 15. SENATE .—Mr. Morgan addressed the senute on tho free coinage bill, advocating the provisions of the bill, and favoring free coinage. HOUSE .—Tho house passed the fortifici- tions appropriation bill ($2,412,376) ulnioit without amendment. The bill to reduce the duty on tin plato was discussed, without further notion, adjourned. THURSDAY , June 15. SENATE .—The freo coinage bill was called up by Mr. Morrill, who spoke upon tho measure, scoring tho silver Advocates for not wanting a monetary conference, after tbey had seemingly doBirod it, A short debate occurred on the anti-option bill when it WUB roferred to the judiciary committee.—Adjourned till Monday. HOUSE .—A bill was passed, grunting right of way to tho Donison & Northern railroad through the Indian territory. Tho house went into committee of the whole on the tin plate bill. E. B. Toylor, of Ohio, and Atkinson, of Pennsylvania, opposed the bill and favored the retention ot the duty on tin plate. FRIDAY, JUNE 17. HOUSE .—The conference report of the committee ou the river and harbor bill came up. Mr. Herman, of Oregon, moved to agree to tie senate amendments, and advocated the necessity for the proposed ship railway arouud tbn Dalles, and for a canal connecting Lake Washington with Puget Sound. Mr. Blanchard opposod the amendment and insisted upon a disagreement, which was ordered. The Sibley tent bill was taken up, aud on motion of Mr. Grant, was laid on the table—you-. 86,m.ys82. . imOWKD AT AHttYLE. Vrauk Grotty Losei all Life While llathlug In the l'eotttouloH. AROYLE , Wis., June 16. — Frank Crotty, a wealthy young mun i.bout ul years of age, was drowned here yeaterday a'ter- noon while in bathing. One of the bathers went to his assistance when the drowning man grabbed bim around the neck and nearly drowned him alao. Crowds of men havo been dragging the river, but the body has not been recovered, and last night's storm has swollen, (be stream so SB to retard the work. He leaves a wife and one child. ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. PAINFUL PARALLEL. Some of the Reasons Why Country Endorses tho Administration. the Foreign Trade During the La6t Two Administrations Briefly Compared. Paots Whloh Plainly Prove the Wisdom of Republican Polioies. "Flro.Eater" at Superior Tries to Hang- Hlmaelf While in Jail. WEST SUPERIOR,,Wis., June 21.— "If I am not let out of here before midnight, I will come out a oorpse," threatened Prof. Davis, HB the jailor at the city ball locked bis cell last night. The professor has been doing th« "fire-eating" aot, and was arrested for disorderly conduot, An hour afterward the jailor entered the lockup and found the professor hanging from the ceiling, his neck in a noose improvised . from bis suspenders and hand' kerchief. He was out down and soon regained consciousness, only to become very violent aud vicious. He Is suffering from acute alcoholism. ' AaTftyjR^tfti <*. iNM^pitf, wt arf aware., ttIs fthrfti**tamM^mH|ti.lft «»P»*$ W* A condensed statement has been pub- lshed of tho trade between this country and foreign nntioneduring tho laBt three years of President Harrison's administration and tho last thioo years of Cleveland's administration, whioh will not be very interesting reading to tho friends of the latter. Both exports and imports aro given for each of tho years in question, and tho industrial policy of tho republican party is triumphantly vindicated. The exports during tho threo years of Harrison's ndminia'.ration Mcoodoel those during tho corresponding period of Cleveland's by tho sum of $561,907,1)00, and tho imports during tbo threo years of Harrison's administration exceeded those during the corresponding period of Cleveland's $309,6!)!,918 The OXCOSB of exports over imports in favor of tho present administration, which is so oftou accepted as showing tho prosperity of the country, was, in money, $252,212,988; or, to put it in another form, tho OXCOBB of exports over imports during the three years of Pres idont Harrison's administration have been $281,197,269, while ciuring the cor responding period of Cleveland's admin istration they wero only $28.G81,.'!79. Equally signillcnnt is tho fact that tho foreign commerce of the country hiiB in creased during Presidont Harrison's ad ministration, us compared with a corres ponding period of his predecessor's term, bv the enormous sum of $871,602,82-1 But this is not all. Tho value of merchandise importod free, of duty dur ingtbo twolvo months ending March .'11, 1889, tho Inst your of Cleveland's administration, was $2r>4,29'l,2!)i>, or 21.65 per cent of the total imports during that period, whilo tbo value of tho mer- chundUe imported freo of duty during the twelve months ending March 31, 1892, amounted to $161,173,523, 51.13 per cent of the total imports for that pei iod, and this large increase in merchandise, freo of duty, consisted of such articles ns nlmost whollo enter tho daily consump oion of tho people. Much of this, anel the most striking feature of it—tho increase in the importations freo of duty —has boon nocompliHliod under tho working of tho McKinley tariff and its reciprocity supploment AN INTEltESTING DIAl.OUUK. Prices aud 1'roniiurlty of Tariff mill Viba Tnidfl Contrast. <1. It is not too late in the dny to reproduce u dialoguo which took place at Loudon, Tennessee, in the campaign of 1884, betweon Hon. L. C. Honk, then a member ol congress and Captain Jack Hull, prominent democrat in that part of Tonneiisee; but wo will lot Mr. Hunk tell tho utory himself: I was trying to argue this duestion of protection. I looked over to one side of the room und discovered in the crowd Captain Jack Hull, a prominent democrat, Who owned a good river farm, raised splendid crops and kept fine horses, sheep, cattle und everything else that goes to the adornment of a modern farm. What I said to him wos taken down in shorthand at the time and published in the Philadelphia Press and und papers, and I want to reod us part of my remarks that dialoguo between me and Jaok. I s.iid: How much did you get for your corn under tho Walker tariff of 184G? A. From 10 to 12}^ cents per bushel. Howmuohdo you get for tho same kind ot corn, raised on the sumo farm nnd delivered at tho same place, under the present Republican proteotive polioyj A. Sixty cents a bushel at the heap. How muoh did you got for an a/erage pony horse in those days? B. Prom $10to$G0. How muuh do you get now under the present policy for the same kind of a horse? A. From $109 to $125. How muoh did you get under the Wulker tariff for your wheat per bushel? A. From 25 cents to 35 cents. How much did you get for the same kind it wheat under this present re publican polioy? A. From 80 cents to $1,25 per bushel, owing to the demand? How muoh muoh did you get in those days for a good cow? A. From $8 to $12. How muoh for the same kind ot a cow now, under the present polioy? A. From $25 to $45. How much did you get per hundred for ilour under Walker tariff of 1846? A. From $1 to $1 50. How muoh do you get for the same Kind ot flour now? A From $4 to $0 per hundred. How muoh did you get for a good sheep in those days, Jaok? A. Fifty oentB for a good one. How-muoh do you get for the same kind ot sheep, under this republioan olioy? A. From $1.50 to $2 (a voice in the orowd, "Yes $2 50 for good one.") How muoh did you get per hundred tor your hogs under the Walker tariff of 1846? A. from $2 50 to $3. flow muoh do you get under the present "raBoally proteotive polioy?" A. From $5 to $7 per hundred. Jaok, did you make butter for sale in those days? A. We made butter, but there was lit tie sale, tor there woe nobody to buy Well, when you sold any what did you get for it? . A,- Sometimes as high as 6 penoe per pound. Do you make and sell muoh butter now, Jaok? A. Yes, a good deal. ' " Bow muoh do you get per pound now upder the, raBpaljy republican prpteotivo have a etandlng'ooutraot now in London, with the employes, engaged in tho ainuufiiuuiing ciiupliuljincut,here, at S5 mute pur puiiud the >e ir round. • Well, Juua, what did jou hiue to pay under the Wulkir unit per yard.for ojthuy to dram up tho 'old ttopan." for ' 4 A." fro-in. u shilling to 25 centoi per 4-. ft AMr ,T r '-- i." *' f& UM woio'k/iadof A. Prom $2.50 to $i. What do you have to pay for the same kind of a hat now, Jack? A.. From 50 cents to $1 25. What did farmers hnvo to pnv for trace-chains in thoso days? A. Two dollars for anything like good ones. Whnt do vou havo to pay for the same kind of a chain now? A. For real good ones, CiOcenlBper pair. What about boots and shoos in tlioae days, Jack? A. An ordinary pair of rough shoes cost $3, while tho most common pair of brognn boots cost not less than $5. Whnt -will the snmo kind of goodB cost now, Jnck? A. About two-thirds of the old price. What about a suit of clothes iu those days, Jnok? A. Well, they wore BO very costly that the common pooplo nevor bought any. Every one knows that thiB is the truth —that under the free trade Walker ruriff "store cIotheB 1 ' woro so costly that the common people did not pretend to buy them. Ho.v is it now under tho republieun protective policy? A. Well, a few dollars will nearly clothe a whole family. NA1L.1NG A.TIN I'LATIi LIE. Daylight Thrown on a DiMiincratlc Statement Ilrj-arrilllg Till Plain. Representative .Scott of Illinois, made a speech iu Congross on tho 15th of March, in which he made tho following statement: During the year ending June 30, 1891 there wns imported over 1,000,000 pounds of tin plate. This have cost tho conBiimors under tho old law 810,000 000. Under tho MoKinley law it cost $22,000,000, being a direct tax upon tho consumers ot tin of 12,000,000 over and above what they would have paid uu tier the former law. Tho rieliculousnoss'of that statement is snrpnesinglY strange; and it illustralos how utterly recklesa theso tariff reform ers are in making assertions regarding tho operation of tho tariff laws In tho tlrst place, tho custom house report shows that during the ye;ir end - ing Juno 30, 1891, We imported 1,018. 278,274 pounds of tin plate, and not "over 1,000,000" as Mr. Scott states. In tho secontl place, tho cost to tho consumer.-! under tho old law was $3">,7-1(1390. and not $10,000,000, an tho learned reformer puts it. In tho thir.i place it did not COHI tho consumors $12,003,000 over and ab ivo what thoy would havo paid under tbo old law, for tho simplo fact that tho McKinley law was not in operat ! on IIH touching tin platedurin tho yenronding June 30, 1891, for it did not take offoot July 1st, 1891! So that during tho year ending Juno, 30, whon the consumers of tin plato woro robbed of twelve millions of dollars in consequence of tho Mc Kinleytnriff on tin, there was no Mo Kinley tariff on tin at all! Hut of tor all thero is not muoh wondor in this absurd Bliiloinent of Mr. Scolt t is on a par with tho UBUIII democratic statements regarding the tariff. Thoy Will .Idmufaoture Tin In ttio United gtatea. That peculiur wnil of the democratic party which doesn't beliovo in tho policy of making tin in tho United States, will likely be surprised to read the following editorial from the South Wales D.iily Nows: 'Last week wo stated that one of the leading tin plate manufacturing firms contemplate erecting tin works in the United States, nnd we aro now assured that such is the case. The necesBary | !?>aino's illness came this morning in a THE WELSH AUK COMING. HE DIED TOO YOUNG. Kmmons Bl*ln« Cmsa Away Very Unexpectedly in hU Chicago Home. Fears That tli« Father Will Crushed by This Now aud Greatest Grief. be riie Sad Event Occasions Sorrow Wherever Young Blaluo was Known. CiucAdo, June 18.—Emmons Blnino is dead. The eldest son ot the great ex- Secietary of State expired suddonly at iiii home, 135 llus'u street, at 11:15 o'clock to-day ot sepliuuaiia (blood poisoning), due to dineaH -i of the bowels. Death came wilhou' warning, and the Bl line family in the have not been notified. The relatives here are prostrated with the -hock nnd.feur for the result when the sud news is received by^lhe veteran statesman who still beliuves his beloved sou to be in health. For several days Mr. Bluino has been' slightly iiiliug, but did not consider himself tick. Monday he was about tho city attending to bis busiuiHs. Tueeday bo did not tiel well and remained at home. Wednesday he was not any better. The next day he remained in bed and yesterday his physician was in attendance upou iiim but appieh..nded no serious (;0iiBe- qujnccs. Not until last night did the siett man's condition bjcome alarming. The McCorinick family were summoned to the house, and at midnight it became ap- imrent that the sufferer wns beyond earthly aid. By tunny it is thought Emmons Blaine's death is the result, of his vffurts in his father's behalf at Minneapolis. The blow A -iil bo a terrible cue to the Maine statesman and bis friends fear lor the result. Relation:) between father and son were most iiffictionato and confidential. Mrs. Blaine, who is being cared for by her mother, Mrs. Cyrus McCormick, Sr., is Kaid to be iu a critical condition. When thij end came and she realized that her husband was no more sin; fainted nnd it is Hiiid was with difficulty revived. The shuck was an awful blow to tho family nnd, in fact, to the general public as well, l'hi: name that inspired HO much onthusi-. ;isui at MinneipoliK is dear to the people," and the news ot this ulUiction sent sorrow ti many a many heart. Kuinums Baiun win the second son ot the ex secretary of state, James G. Blaine. He was well known iu Chicago, whero ho lived fur several yeiirs, part ot tuo timo as an official of the Santa Fe Kiilroad company. Oa the of September, 1889, he was married to Miss Anita McCormick, daughter of Mrs. Cyrus McCormick, of this city. The ceremony took place at Richland Springs, N. Y., and wns attended by a largo number of guests from all parts of tho country. Shortly utter his muxriugo Emmons Blaino wents to Baltimore u< vice-president of tho Virginia Central railroad, but did not remain there loDg. For tho last year or BO ho bud been living at tbo houao of his inother-iu-law iu this city, most of his business interests being hen. Illalno Hours tho Sucl NKWI, BI.AINB HAKHOH , Me., June 6.—The only oc.upants of the Blaine summer home to night arc tbo Ujppinger boys and the HfivantH. The first intimation of Emmons negotiations have been completed, and tho erection of a tinhouse will be pro ceeded with during the course ot next month in tho vicinity ot New York. It is also stated that an extensivo establishment will be erected further inland. The projeoted works will only comprise a tinhouse, or the finishing department of the trade, where blaok phi tea, whioh will be manufactured in tho home works of the firm, will be sent tobecoatod with tin. We ulso understand that two or three gentlemen well known in tin plate circles will this week proceed to America with the object of making arrangomentB for the erection of tinhouses there. At present the tariff on bluok plates is only about half of that imposed on trimmed tin plates, and wero it not tor the uncertainty among tin plate makers with reference to the future duty on blaok plates—for It is supposed that an attempt will be mado to raise it upon this commodity at no distant date—a feeling exists that it is just possible other munu faoturers would also adopt similar steps." Thisjnote probably refers to tbo firm ot Mare wood & Co., who will looato in America. COTTON AT THK SOUTH. telegram ttatiag that he was ill Wednesday, but out Thursday. This was followed shortly after by a message suying ho was dangerously ill. After noon a third dispatch was received saying that ho was growing worse and that tho doctors said that unless a change occurred within 24 hour.i there was no hope. Upon this pro- larutions were . made to leavo on tbo first train. Betweon 1 aud 2 o'clock this ufirnoou came the word of . bis death. Mrs. Blaino is frantic with grief, and the whole family is prostrated. Nearly I aT an hour before toe erry stenmor waste leave, the ex-secretary, accompanied by Mrs, Blaine and Miss Hattie Blaino, arrived at tho wharf. The who:e party seemed ovorwheJmed with sorrow. Mr. Blaine WUB very palo, and Mrs. Blaine, who leaned unon his arm, gave utlorly away to her sorrow, sobbing und moaning aloud. The party took seatB in the pilot house UB tho boat pulled nut. Ulaino sat vith bowed head and hit pulled over his nyea. i'he party will bo joined in Now York by Mrs. Damrosch and go to Augusta. No plans for tho future had been decided upon up to tho time of their departure. FHUM COUNTUY TO CITY. Why Industries Are Prospering in the South. The Atlanta Constitution quotes from a statistical report a statement that the difference between the annual value of the country 's raw cotton as the pLmteru sell it and the Bame cotton when wrought into fabrics is on an average $800,000,000. The Constitution oalls attention to the enormous wealth whioh the num total of a few years of such financiering had thrown into the hands ot northern man ufacturing communities and the old world, as it deolareB: "It ia not too late to make an effort to keep this money at home. The south em people need all the profit that can be made out of cotton, and it is ovident that the surest way to get it is to manufacture our raw material hero at home in sight of the cotton fields." ThiB ia the republioan idea exaotly, and putting it into praotionl operation it has built up many industries in the south. Under free trade, there were no ootton faotorlee in the south—under protection there are many. And yet, isn't it strange that while the AtUinta Constitution preaohes republioan doo- trine in deolaring that the factory and the ootton field should be close neigh bors, it supports men tor congress and for president wboBe polioy is altogether against the establishment of industries in the south or anywhere else in this oountry. Free trade never looated a ootton faotory near a ootton field, and never will. FitEE TIN. The Democratic BUI lu Congrena for the Heller of Foreigner*. The statement made recently that tht ways and means committee of the house ot representatives had determined to recommend the passing of the bill re oently introduced into that branch ot the legislature, with a view to getting rid of the duty of 2^ cents per pound on imports ot tin plates, is one that will come us a relief to a very -important branch of the Iron trade ot Great Britain.-Industries, London, April 1,1892. Even In South Wales, such is the.etate ot, trade that a,largo percentage of too tin-plat* works are standing lor want of oraenA T ron,TradeQUoular. Bl«n|ng-t ^AlKKhojare kgepina. pace wttii M wpgrese, ot tbe. tin place ioduitnen will! tiiM tt, 4(oUowing with Interest Our UlUea* The conflict between city people and thoso who live in the country is as old as history. There always has been an influx from without to within. So long as the area of oilicB was limited, this was strongly and successfully resisted by the citizens. They frit thomselvos a superior class to the ruBtics, The very words "'" and "rustic" tell the Btory. The Romans called the outside dwellers "villum;" from which come two words, one of houoraole significance, "villa, and the other, porhaps a little modified by nifidiojval use, "villain." Roman citizens looked down upon the country folk as an average-Now Yorker does upou a stray Jerneyman from the pines. All literature has been tinged by this feeling, and both writers ana statesmen have continued to deplore the excessive growth of oities as a national evil, and have exhorted oountrymen to stay at home, tilling them how m>ich better off they were in the country. Observation has now taught us that this growth of oities ia A necessary part of the evolution of our sooial struoture, und that to ia not a growth at the expense of the country, but for the benefit of the country, as well as that of the city. Recent statistical inquiries have showa that oities grow became they absorb the best, and not the worst, of the rural population, who better their condition by coming to town. " Charles Booth, the eminent English statistician, in hia great work, "Labor aud Life of the People,'* has shown from very extended inquiry, that most of those who come to London from the oountry either have work already engaged, or have good prospects of getting work) aud that their condition is generally improved by their change of abode. The British census of 1890 confirms this in a striking manner by showing that the people of country birth are most numerous in the wealthy quarters of (be city, where - employment abounds,' and least numerous w tut poverty-stricken quarters. All this is contrary to the preoonoelv ed opinion that'countrymen wander aim* lesaly to the city, and are ohjefly tramps, or broken-down persons.—Thomas Curtis Clarke, in Soribner. - , u ' ^n* 1! P*U#I * adwlfftlty »uihprlti«p,irUl ;«nd to Chicago models'of •/ nambfr of a^riiEflgll4hw^T«.i«Js :

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