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SOME FACTS OF HISTORY.
f HllOUt WHICH CARELESS
imflßti on th* Dsafto f Annlhrr
nnfrilrrntr Osnrrol Who Wm a
XtHlra of Ihr Sorlh Komvlhtng
Umul Flghtm* Bishops The
tutlinr of Ihr l'hm "Million* for
lirlruar hoi Sol a Cent for Trlb
—Olbrr Mailer* of General la
•rrf Villa, Maitland, Fla., Nov. .
re la no real pleasure In writing let
of this character, largely devoted to
t ,orrectlon of error# on the part of
, , „ r writers. nd I continue thyn only
s sense of duty to the so--aT!ed
t ith of history.'* A* history Itself Is
r tii, however. It Is superfluous to speak
t the "truth of history." Again. I am
r inily In receipt of personal letters
r -r. men and women of prominence, both
N\ rh snd South, thanking me for these
critical and correcltce epistles and beg
gli ff me to continue them. Only to-day
1 mins across a letter of this kind from
Col John P. Nicholson of Philadelphia.
flistlnguMied for his services In making
the great Gettysburg, Pa.. Battle Field
p.-k, "a thing of beauty and a Joy for
ever” to those whose ht-rolc loved one* ara
there honored In Imperishable memories
• very often." he write*. "I read
yo ir communications to the Army and
Nevy Journal and the Tvtnes of Phtladel
pi , i with great Interest and satisfac
tion: and the sentiments you express
In regard to the Southern soldiers In
<r. .-•!■ the esteem with which I shall
re id your future contributions'' Now.
Shi* , ommcndatlnn may aafeljr be called
high pralsa considering the eminent stand
ins of Col Nlcholaon In the Loyal Legion,
the Grand Army of the Republic, the So
ciety of the Army of the Potomac and
other mlktsry organisations. But. on the
other hand, there are thoee equally prom
inent who do not like to have their errors,
eir corrected In the public prints One
of me dearest and most distinguished llt
erav friends "chit me dead' In correspon
dence. etc., because I honestly
and kindly criticised two error*
in the best of a half doxen
or more books lie ha* published
A chapter devote.! to West Point Mili
tary Academy and the army was Illus
trated with a picture of Gen Nelson A
illles. I' S. A . undernrnth which was the
ilsteadlng title of "Commander-In-Chief."
This error and the use of Gen Mite*, a
civilian soldier. Instead of a graduate of
West Point, to give tone to the chapter.
I pointed out in a very respectful man
ner. and yet It so offended my talented
friend that our once warm friendship
came to an end.
koine first allot*.
With Hon. Henry Walteraoh. the fimnui
Southern editor end orator, eulnglttng
Abraham Lincoln on lecture platform at
the North, and Rev. I)r B It. Andrew*,
the eminent Northern Raptlsl divine, do.
lug the same service for pohert E Lor
on Southern peture platform* tt would
seem that the lime Is near at hard when
the lion ard the lamb may safely lie down
List Sunday. In advocating the election
of Col William A. Hemphill as the sue.
censor to MaJ. Oen C. A. Evans. I did
not know Savannah or South Osorgla had
a i .mdldnte In the Held. *l*n. M.Olashan
end MaJ Joseph R. Cummlnc having dc.
fined the honor ltut if Capt. Robert Kal
llg ,nt Is In the Held he in sure to rally
the old hova around hi* standard. He Is
not as rich as Col. Ilcmphltl In this
world's goods, but he In rich to overflow
ing In s genial, patriotic nature and an
c.iquefice that always captivates He
A jid make a Hne commander!
‘ It Is known to but few |rnons that th*
hrnt negro officer appointed In the t'nitsl
trials. atmy. was put there by I’resl lent
Grover Clea.lond. a Democrat. 1 refer to
Rev. Allen Allennworth of Kentucky, ap
pointed in lss*i ihaplaln of the Twenty
fourth (.-olof. and) l.'nlted Sint-a Infantry.
His application for appointment was sign
ed lu a number of Democratic s- nslors
from the South as well ns the North
Lieut. Fll|>|*-r and other ofllcar# went in
through W.-st Point.
The Rev. Dr. John W Heldt of Athens,
formerly soludior general of the Btvannah
oft till, hut for many ys.in* i-,iri a promt
gem Hi In North Gaortto.
Jtaa two sous ofll er* In the reguitr army,
and both on duty In the. Phtltpplnra
They are fte<-ond Lieutenant Grayson V
Heldt of the Third Cavalry and First
Lieutenant James V Heldt of the Sixth
Infantry. I think thcie Is another hr- thr
In the rank* working his way up to .i
commission. Georgia also his the two
Hoyle trolhers and the Jervey htoiheta
(formerly of South Carolina! officers In
t ie regular army.
Historic *tnl riTonnl.
Th<- November Issue of the New York
ledger Monthly ha* tv ■> :• - .h voted to
' hoto engraving of ancient rhtirrh edl
• of a historic character. Including fa
tnouit old Saint .Michael * In Charleston. 8
<• In the sketch of tllk- undent edifice.
It l* stated th it Charles C. Pinckney ha*
u tablet In the wall re. King ih* f*et that
he was the author of the well-known
l.hraee • Million* for defense htit not one
<ent for tribute." Now, my impression I*
that Char lea C. Pinckney, a* one of the
- atier* of. the Declaration of Independ
i nre, disavowed the authorship of thui
| ilrlotlc declaration: how. ver. It ha* been
l„ rilaiently •acrlbert to him In a thousand
<1 ffermt way*. Now the Inscription on
ti l* tablet would *•’. m to be sufficiently
..-Ithorltatlve to Justify the public In
u ceptlng the Inscription na a truthful
record; and yet such may not he ihe case.
I have twice before spoken of the noto
rious Cot. Jack Chinn of Kentucky, and
tls profane hoist fhnt he wore a ion-,
federate Veteran* button that No damn
nigger rould wear.” and shown that he !
wa* badly mistaken If he keep* posted
on the .Volng* and *aylnk* of ihe Confe.l
--• ate Veteran* In Georgia h< mini of late
i lie kept awake night* and kl k*d hlm*elt
t..r l. in* a fool Recently the white t on
federates of Atlanta turned out to help
h.iry a colored veteran: end later, at the
annual memorial service*, u deserved trlh- j
ute wa* paid to hla heroic conduct during
ih* war with hi* yout.it master Aral now
imp Walker, of the CnMed fonf. leram
Veteran*, hits unanimously apis*al#d to
t !.# <l*orgl* Legislature to imhisioii a coi
' ted Veteran of Ih* Civil War. for III* ser
' * a Confederate soldier and hi* toy
ally to th* Confederate Cause." And >n
• irly every Southern M ite Just such
mg* have oquurred and nr.* occurring
‘ 1 Col. Jack Chinn doer himself aid
• button he wear* so Iroaslinsly tio
• "dll by his tinbtninded mid profane
The Rev Dr William E. Barton ha*
**'itten a story or th* Black Hwk In
dlnn War. the* tide being "The Prairie
*■ . oner " || t- n rlt cul.tr fact tt at two
haraeter* In the hook, who Itelrlended
1 ' Pioneer settler In the pialtle *rh<xjtier,
• r " Capt. Abraham I.lneoln of the Illinois
Volunteers, and Eleut Jefferson Dnvl*. C.
f A . men who in IStil were FreaMenis
f the Pitted Slates and th* Confederate
<te*. and commanders-in-chief of ihe
rmlt* and navies then, and for several
'"r* taler, entiased In a terrible warfare.
Ah - how little did Capt. I.lneoln and
I “.it ItNvl* then Imaalne whnt a .nrer
• ild open up before them in the unknown
f ‘"ire of ihelr then uneventful Uvea
I h'o|n. the ’rall-splltier.” and Dal*. tin
•'*l Point graduate/ w. re as unlike
v sir ally and In other reaped* a* two
1 n coui.l he mel. r ordinary conditions,
id not have room ih my last Sunday *
■ier to comment In full on Eleut. Grant*
■'er ihout Jefferson Davis If hi* narra
e i tru* it shows a very singular state
.iffninf'at that tim.. Mr Davis wa*
'‘dent of the Confederate States trlghl
wrong!, and eommander-ln-chlef of It*
•'jmy and navy; he was accompanied by
Vic# President Stephens, Senator Clay.
Postmaster General Reagan. Lieut. Osn
Whealer and three colonel* of the Pre#,.
dent s etaff: and yet. strange as it m.iv
*Pt>ear. all these distinguished offli isl*.
civil and mlll'ary. were committed to the
supreme control of a aerond lieutenant of
volunteers, who conducted them from Au
gusta to Fortress Monroe We had in
accepting the surrender of Lee and John
ston. recognised the Confederacy to that
extent that every prisoner of war was
fully entitled to humane and proper treat
ment: and the putting of this party of
distinguished military prisoner* into tha
hand* of any ordinary volunteer ee-ond
lieutenant was an Inexcusable outrage
Another Knrtliera Confederate Dead.
Only a few week* ago I noted the death
of Gen Zeh York of Louisiana, a native
ot Maine, who aerved m the Civil War
a* a Confederate general Although not
m West Pointer, he was a tine soldier.
And now comes the an noun ament of the
death of Gen. Daniel M Frot of Mis
souri. a native of New York and a grad
uate of West Point Military Academy. In
the class of IM* It was a small (lass
and had frw distinguished members,
among these being Oer. Winfleld tvert
Hancock and Oer. Alfred Pirasonton. If.
_ A “Debut” of Style.
Our LADIES’ DEPARTMENT had its WINTER “Coming Oat” last
week and, like all charming debutantes, it was voted A SUCCESS by the
crowds of Ladies who thronged otir attractive show rooms* 4< ART
achieved a decided conquest over its tawdry imitations.
THE IDLE GfILM
That presages livelier conditions should
not find you unprepared in the way of
are not always satisfactory ones, and
just as certain as necessity exists for
improved wardrobe, just so surely should
early acquisitions be made.
as in evidence at our late opening, ap
peals thoroughly to taste and economy.
“A little more” for a good article is bet
ter wisdom than ‘‘a little less” for a poor
in unlimited variety of fabrics and styles,
carry all the signs of merit and “appear
ance.” The simplest costumes speak
elegance and comfort.
Suits From $15.00 to $65.00.
A most impressive collection of
Rainy Day and Pedestrian Skirts
From $3.50 to $15.00.
House Coats and Gowns,
and a remarkably large and beautiful
Plain and Fur Wraps,
Jackets, Capes, Coats,
9 A., and Oen Almon B. Buckner. C.
it a. Pro#i graduated number four In
ihe class and went Into the First Ar
tillery. and later transferred to the Muunt
,d Rifles. In which he did
E diant service In the Mexican
war Ho waa first lieutenant
in ISM wnen he resigned ami became a
manufacturer In fit Ixmlt. From .. cap
tain in the state mIIMU. he too lo the
tank of brigadier general, which rank
he held Ir. torn, w hen he entered the Con
f.delate army- lie was always an a Hv
influential man. both In civil and ml.i
--t irv circle* and hla deaih even at the
advanced age of 77 ream. Ia loss to Ui<
, ..rnmunky tn which he w.i* so long' ;,
conspicuous figure. Oen Frost was ver>
( , Mr the last of the Northern generals
,vho served In the Confederate army Oen
S unu-d O. French of Penaaco.i Fla o
native of New Jersey, being the oi l* ft
survivor ami almost. If not the list.
Pemberton. Gardner. Rugg.es. York Per
ry. Johnson. Shoup. Mouth. (Martin l-..
w.io .lied In Savannahl Whiting. Oracle.
Steven*. Duncan, t'ooper—all. and other*
whose names I cannot now re-all-hav*
passed over the river rind Joined thetr
Illustrious commander* under the ahade
o! the tree# on th# other ahore.
In quoting, recently, fl'.rhop Wnrran A
Candler's tribute to the Itte Rev. Dr
Morgan Calloway, as a Confederate *<*l
dier. I stated that all ever the country.
North and South, could bo found learned
THE MORNING NEWS. SUNDAY. NOVEMBER 4. 1900.
and eloquent bishop* of all den 'mmat o i*
who were gallant soldiers tn the Rlue er
Ihr Gr#> during th* Civil War And 1 j
might have added, there are also many
such who have gone, like my dearly be
loved friend*. Bishop R W P El lott shd
lllxhop Hamuel 8 Harris to Join tir tn
numerable host* ihot have "croased Ihe
river," Bishop Whipple’s tribute lo the
latter I hnv<- already given In a previous
letter and here is e hat Bishop T F Dud
lay Salt of the former, who graduated tn
18*1 from the College of Boutb Carolina
"Straightway th* scholar'* gown
gave place to Ihe soldier's Jacket,
and the young graduate look his
place with hie fellow* to defend the prin
ciple* which he believed to he righteous
and true The writer of these word* <an
never forgei Elliott * appearance upon the
nteaslon of their tlrsi naering ll "**
the tly after Ihe second bloody battle
fought upon Ihe field of Bull Run. in
which Elliott had eerved a* aide-de-camp
IO Gen. A R Lawton. He had received
a sever*, though not dangerous wound In
ihe head, and was Impalb-nl that the sur
geon* would not permit hi* immediate te
lum to duty-The v.ar* passed by and
In ihe tenth year alter the cessation of
hostilities tho acquaintance thus begun
was renewed when both soM'ers had lie
come Presbyter* of the Church, ar.d a on
after both were admitted, on the same
day. to seals In Ihe House of Bishop* •
• • Why iH.I hi* breihien. even his elder*
love ami trust him *o thoroughly? The
answer comes Istck Irom all who knew
him. 'Because he waa so true, because he
wa* so brave, because h* was ao lender
to alt. save hlmsglf.' • • • He obeyed
the death summons wllhout it m> rmiic.
for the ooktler's spirit heard thu voice n:'
hi* Captain and dared not refuse on dt
ence. B:dny Herbert.
—A year ago Judge Montgomery of W est
Virginia sentenced End Madison, colored,
to lie hanged Jan. 14. In Ihe state peni
tentiary at Moundsvllle for th* murder
of another negro Two day* before the
dale of Ihe execution Gov, Atkinson le
aned a respite for nine day*. The Judge
who sentenced him died before the re
prieve expired Two week* ago Madison’s
case wa# forced on the authorities by a
report of It to Oov. Atkinson, The
ernor decided that, the Judge being dead
and the time for retentence havl'.* pass
ed. no one can now resemenee Madison.
The date of lrg.il deith having passed.
Modi, n cannot be hanged on the original
sentence As he wa* nevsr sentenced to
Imprisonment, he cannot l- kept in the
penitentiary, so Madison will probably be
released in a few day*.
THE oilK I>• OK TH® MAV Pll
it.%ni i.ws i% Minneapolis.
% ofrr*. Wln n Th> RffUlrr,
IlNllota 4 onlalniiiM Nnnara of %ll
iht* nniMtUffi for >omlnuflon l >
Ihr Parttra—Thaar Halim* Thry
Murk, mm lu Election Yotlaf, nod
Ihr 4i* 4*l Idiitra 4#rt 11 • Ihr iirfNl
raf Nnmhrr of % otra Arr Ihr Nom-
Inrra—l'rlrnila of Ihr Nrw law
4 In I m That It llaa llr*uh 4>at on
Itoth Milr* thr *-'lrat Tic krl User
V uni Inn led In Mlnnrnpulla l
ncrease In llc#lstrnriun I'.Recled.
Wsshlngmn. Nov. L—" The Minnesota
primary election system mark* new era
In politic*, and Is a revolution not even
second to the Australian ballot "
Thus aald Senator Washburn of Min
nesota, after he had wst, hed the results
of the now direct, concurrent primary
Perrin’s Ladies’ Gloves
This is the KID GLOVE of the SEA
SON. Crowned over competitors at the
PARIS EXPOSITION, it has the en
dorsement of Europe’s Creators of Cor
I Last week was a pleasant revelation ]
I to the Ladies of. Savannah of I
1 the resources of /
\ THE BIC STORE. /
\ It was an auspicious introduction /
V to exclusive high-class special. /
Xk tics in Dress, seldom seen Jr
- " •
Our display of charming and exclusive LA
DIES’ NECKWEAR is striking and impressive.
Imported Novelties and Domestic Triumphs.
Ladies', Misses, Girls and Children’s Un
derwear in all styles and weights.
The Stqjtgarter Sanitary
Pure Wool in Suits or Separate.
Knit and Woven Underwear.
The Noted ELK BRAND of MUSLIN UN
Hosiery—lmported l ine Novelties.
Umbrellas, Belts, Chatelaines, Etc.
election law. used for the flrM time In
Hennepin county, Minnesota, on Sept la
Ever since the public ha* been operating
under a convention system. It has always
been urged that If Ihe people would on*y
take an Interest In the prlm-iHe* arid the
caucuses there would not lx so many ml*-
takes In the selection* of cartdld.i'**. If
this la true, then Ih. most succeastul pri
rnary reform I* one that will bring out Ii
tolul vote By the plan of holding a con
current primary on registration day. Het.
tiepin county brought out more votas i
Ihe primary election, than II did at th
prevlou* g, neral election, the percents*
being lln In favor of .the primary las
Therefore, from that standpoint alone, I
was a success
After the law wa* enacted by the Min
nesola legislature and before Its actus
teal, the principle found auch favor th
It wa* made part of the Wisconsin Repub
lie platform, entered Into the party opera
tl .n of Oregon, la being officially Inquin
Into In Indiana and enlisted the servlc
of earnest men who are svm now wo-k
Ing for I'# adoption In New York Th.
Minneapolis object lesson proved the prac
Meal nature of the plan, and Ita friend;
from oik* end of the country to the other
ars determined that Ita full efficacy shall
be brought to hear upon the business of
The author of the law Is Oscar F O
lviy of (he Minneapolis Trthun* Through
hie persistent effort* hampered on every
band bv the saveg.. opposition of a certain
class of patrician* the Minnesota legis
lature In Ihe session eg l*tw enacted Ihts
direct primary law. but applied tt only lo
Mlnnea(s>n* and Hennepin county Instead
<d tit I'aul and Ihiluth as well, as sought
by Mr Day ard hi* eo-worker*
An effort will tie made In Ihe legislator*
which meets in January next, not lo re
peal Ilia law. for II la toa firmly establish
ed In popular favor, but o nullify It by
mean* of emancularing amendment* The
effort already seem* doomed to defeat
The secret of ihe high merit of Ihe law
la that It diaws those men who have
hitherto held si of from prlmune*. enliven.
Hon* ind the polls from disgust ai th*
tlm* -dlshonared method* Ihete oMa •>
mg, to take part In the buetne** of govern
rnent f’nder the law nomination* are mu
made by oanventlona, hue hy the people
themselves, direct It destroy* th* power
it political Panin and aeltlsh emplove,
to Influence thetr depsndent* through open
threals or secret terror In th# voting
Dressed in one of our characterful suits,
say a '
Hart, Shafner or Marx,
Hornthal. Benjamin & Riem,
IS DRESSED INDEED.
SIO.OO •" $25.00
A tailor would not do as well and
charge you double.
This Clothing of High Degree
Is handled only by us —being of too fine
a quality for most dealers,
For all generations of the male sex. are
here in unequaled quantity and variety.
HAT supremacy —like Dr NLA PS, Stet
sons, Millers, youngs, Rt&
SIIIKTS —Plain and Colored —the latest
NIOHT ROHES, PAJAMAS.
THIS WAY, BOYS!!
UNDERWEAR, SOCKS, STOCKINGS, SUITS.
SHIRTS. SHIRT W AISTS. NECKWEAR. HATS.
CAPS. OVERCOATS, REEFERS, ETC.
Any Boy 1 Every Boy !
booth at the direct primary every voter
can vote wlih security. ||ow he ha* voted
can never be known unless he should httn
telf choose to reveal It.
Roth pwrtles hold ihelr primaries on the
sum., day. in the same p lace# and concur
rently, where Ihe citizens vote at regular
<lection*. Tne regular registration officer*
ate lislnnd their table* and men Irrespec
tive of party register. This double oppor
•unity Is one of the magnet* that draws
t la a ttme-aaver. To bold primaries and
■glelralloti at one urn. ho* been found
i other states an egcellerrt way of In
r.adng the vote at primaries Having
urtalered. the cirigcrt- Republican or
h rnorrat—gets two tickets, one . ontalo
rg Republican and the other Democratic
. -mlnee* who h:ul lieen plaeetl on Ih*
.. kets tnrough pxlltlons of not (ess than
Ive pier cent, of the voter# casting ballot*
or ihe office In question at the last pre
tous election There may lx a doa< ti < tn
■ldates on the same party ticket for one
.lllce Th* name of . ach aer> ran* f* r th*
dace appear# at the top under the dealg
jtlon of office. In a proportion*. miu...-r
,f ballots, the theory being that no mm
mould have the advantage of appearing
it the top on all th* ballots Should olh< r
..rtie* enter th# contest the number of
lekets would be Increased, one ticket for
jeh party going to every voter.
Each voter marks one ballot only. r
urnmg Irolh ballots pUnntd together aa
s receive# them to the Judge, sffio pl#ca
tun In th bo*. Later tha urosoe# on th*
marked Iwllof ar# rr#dl?#-1 to th# r**p*o
tlvi* candid**#* wd th# unmarked hallo*
1# r#tiuiK*d to ih# cHy rlerk If m vot#r
lilunUtnnffl) mark* both ballot*, only tha
on# roiitainlnir th# *rr4t*r number of
mark* t* counted A# a r#*ult of tt*# find
prlmnric* lt#ll In Mnn#a|>ll# under th#
law. a mui’h hl*h#r r|a* of men hacamo
tr*# duly nomln(Ml caiulkUtn *!••* #v*r
ha for# M#n who had r#fu##d ■rt#lll> u
be drawn Into th# J#f-|>illlnir*' qua*mlr#
of old-#tyl# pritninw an l ron\vt n
now ram# to th# front and *<■. can
dtdacy A mom atanlflcant
wan th# fact that #v#ry prof##tonnl f
he# F##k#r whoa# nam# ap|*#ar#d n* ih#
liillot wan r#J#**i*d a conaummation that
n#v#r could h#*v# b##n achieved under
machine” ru# Thr#. -nmr aMern*. n.
for eiampl#. received a ridiculously amall
vote where#* they had not encountered
the eHjrhtmt difficulty in retalnlmt their
ofhrt* term after term throuah th# bl
r itn.iur cut-and-drte*l *yrt#m of i-ar y
convedtlona Multiplicity of candidates i
\<\ n> mean* a eerlou# crttlclian. lM'. ti*.
tach one brln# out hi# friend# and *n
crei*### th# volume of vote and Interest
It. fri|t> the Auettalian ballot - • ' '
troduc#d the cry of c*f#nf# wai rai*el.
Not “a dozen Suits," hut
THOUSANDS 01 SUITS—
VALUE AND PRICE.
“Price” alone, WEARS POORI.V
l.ut now. say the friends of th* primary
reform measure, the money Is well in
vested By combining registration and pri
mary the expense to the paiopl., I* not
greatly Increased ami the ten duller* which
*a h candidate iv* the county auditor
helps to meet Ihe bill*.
In 44 hours, every bod) knows who la
nominated for every office In the county.
In llennepn county alone, the new pri
mary system did away with twenty six
cunventlona and twelve nights of caucus
ing. and ihe whole work was and >ne by the
voter# In one day, ihe polls being op. n
from <1 o'clock in the murnlng, until
o'clock In the evening There were polls.!
on this one primary election XJ.Oi vote*,
and without any friction, some districts
voting almost the limit of 4U>> votes, al
lowed by law lo a precinct. Out In tho
country where they had never turned out
to caucuses, the farmers hitched up Ihelr
It am* mid drove lo town, and nearly th,
entile country vote was polled
Ferhaps the most significant comment
M' > m ■ p< i ru. i c.
>neral opinion among all classes, that
Ih# finest aldermanlc ticket on hoth side*
that ever faced the voter* on election day
was p unlt.a'ed Touching the opposition
In the legislature to the law he framed.
Its first actual lest and danger of hostile
amendment* In Ihe next legislature, Mr
"At first It was urged that the law was
eumhersom# and Its maeh'ln"ry Imposal
lie of application It would require a
ticket twelve feet long; not over twenty
vof#s could I*# p>4lel In an hour; the vote*
could not b# counted In a e#k and th#
law *a unconrtltutlonal All tn# aaaar
turn# bavo boon by actual trial and
have been #hown to le totally wHhrwit
foundation Th# ticket ai #iaht.‘-n In* ha*
lona, the voter* voted more rwptdly ilan
at general elanfkm and th# count w a* -
iinplßhhl In a few hour# fVrtaln ah#g
ed improvement# have leen *uwk#ied Tt
ha# I teen ufcic##t#d 4 hat a voter be forced
to make offl'lavlt a# to hi# party and r#-
retve but one b*lk>t That m*ke# a publi
Ivihot Miid would keeft away from th# i> lla
huntlri i* of men. who whll# not ahmdut#-
1> afraid th*n their employer* wonkl dl#-
charjfe them fr t#lnit of ot|Klie polhic#.
would rather remain away from th# pltti
aid not runany r;#k#. Itlia# been *uyarat
rd that one n Kltration day be for Damn
••ratlc voter#, another day f *r the Kenwbh
ca% Th# ame objectftagl *v*pll#a to the'*.
Hoth the• # |>lan# would cut down the vote
utid ;lvr the iMirty hoMtl opportunity to
get a Itet of the party voter* and whip
employe* Into line
Now ft>r th benefit* of the law Bftry
man who ha# even remotety Identi
fied with i>rof.-‘*tonal j.ollt r# In the fa#t
wa# def#*t-d Thr*-e of th# !*##• ald**wnan
|c i undulate# nomtn i-d avowid that they
would never hax# rnrounter#l th# cutn
bersomc pro. ##— . and devioun * ratcgF
A*f a convontton. but would it** before the
under th# n#w tdiuarv law It
ha# hrouirht out a cla#e of men f*r mndi
dat# that never would run before, and
Ih# ucce*a of tle#e men will out a
|.Ml#r number of their kind at th neat pel
“I have at hard every primary law in
u*c In the Unit id BtHtv and tnw# I* not
one hsiviti* even the fundamental feature*
of thi# on# Two elate aenatora alraa-iy
have law- f?wmd to ir#!*#nt to th# n-xt
l#el#lature which they claim ar# modi*
ficatlon* and Improvement*' up>n thl* on#
They are roplu of other law*, alt of than
*fak#’ In their nature, which were pa*#cd
m different etatea to delude people Into
th t *|lef that they w*re‘dli#ct prtmerb'*
One of the-** #en*4.r# ha# a propped
ready iwnvldlnf th*t each party commlt
t*. in order direct* primarta* on anv
flu' t<* b# opera tad md- r It# per**nal #u
pervletm Tliat ie the wav they wIM pre
ttnd to 1* away with th# evil’ of th* pr#
•ent law. which permit* any man to vot
either ticket ’*
There la-no doubt# #* Mr Pay Indlrate*.
tha many of h# f.ollticlan# an quietly
f’tfhttny the present law but ao well did
th# law tnk# with mu###*, that while
the politician* have atrtven to *e* ura an
orsunii-t'loi) to r**i**al It. the pr\apartlve
l#alltor# arr afraid of the public pro
t##t that would follow, and instead of a
repeal the law will In all probability h*
extended over the enttre state.
tft.r Marlborough Mow**.
from th* N*w York Press
Our little Duchess of Marl be rough can
not l blamed for trying < oe-ur* ■ tltlo
to Marlborough Mous*. th* laxidoo reo4-
d*nr* of th* Prim* of Wales alno* hi*
marriage in HU, and if she doesn't -honge
her mind th old mansion will beoom# h*r
prn|erty tft few vsars Money talks.
Hritlsh sod soma American papers sra
sml.lng • her "presumption ” Why' Is
It presumptuous to ttsd.- with a King or
a prince? of course we know that Marl
borough Mouse Crown propsrty. hut
that hag nothing to do with Its avalluhll
ity a* transferable re.iky It la a mia
crahlc od bo* anvwav. wholly unfit to be
the residence of the heir to the throno
of clrsat Itrltsln. It Is badly situated
and has a very Inconvenient entrance
Marl mrotigh House, which cannot be
called 1 palace, was private property for
IfflT years. Is purchase by the Crown not
occurring until I*l7 There ls nothing
sacred about It A high wall conceal*
|*irt of the maashm. nn.l behind It tn the
elghlesntb century high life In England
role, high Jink* Sir Christopher Wtoi
erected It tn IDO for Sarah Jennings, a
lady as remarkable for bsr talents and im
perious disposition es for her beauty.
Htrah had been the most Intimat. friend
of the prince** Anne since childhood,
and when she became Duchean of Marl
borough and Anne became Queen, ino real
ru rr of th" Hritlsh Empire wa* John
Churchill. The Duke ruled H.irah. and
Batah ruled the Queen, and Marlhnrough
House was the scene of more Intrigues
than Arabella Churchill and the Duka of
York ever dreamed of
For fourteen years Marlborough House
was the hermit-home of Prince t.eopold,
afterward Ktng of the Belgians England
l>entn<d *hl* soldier fix marrylnar the
Princess Charlotte, allowing him SKW.nm
a year The Princess died In childbirth,
and he lived alone until 181 If not a
great he waa n good mull, and hi* life
somewhat purified the atmosphere of
Marlborough House One of the sight*
si the mmelon used lo he the stupendous
car which conveyed the remains of h*
Duke of Wellington to fit Paul's on tho
evasion of hla public funeral
Of all the royal residence* In the world
Windsor Ca-jle I- th* rtwad magnificently
Imposing It completely fills the British
eye and mens the Hrtton'a demand for
the splendidly monarchical Tsl such hi
Ih* conservatism of our <Uuslns across
the water liter It has been a hard flsht
lo get elei trie lamp* Into the home of Vic
toria A few years ago It waa quite as
difficult to lns|wct thoroughly the drain
age system# of loyal residence* and put
them In a sanitary condition Bans sub
terfuge was required In the eleetrtc light
ing of Windsor They began with th#
grand corridor and the billiard room, be
cause the Quest, never goes there, and
the laird Chamberlain was able to hava
his own wav line of the clever dodge*
Introduced by th# electrician Is a lamp
that curia over th* top of the marking
hard, so that It I* possible to raad tho
•core from the other end of th* room even
when the place |* In darkne— er. —pt for
Ihe shaded lamps over tho green cloth It
self Then cams temporary tnstullatlona
for evening concerts, and a lot of wiring
went on quietly, and on* day It was found
that Victoria'# |X*Judls.a had malted
away. Windsor Castle nowaday* t* blase
of electrlct light.
More than one promising majesty has
gone to hla .letch through the unsanitary
arrangement of hi* home To place Ih#
p* ace In a perfectly healthful condition
seems never to have been thought of.
It I* now believed that Pedro V of Por
tugal ami hla beaullfuk Queen. Stephanie
of Hohenxol.ertt. died of the effect! of
sewer gat In Ihelr pa tec* Even In Eng
libd Ml 'h places as St James' palace.
Matltax., ugh House. Buckingham Palace,
Blenheim Castle, etc . were until recently
antiquated and faulty In ihelr aanttatlon.
A for the Tulllerlee. which had to go.
all the Interior communication*. even tha
private atalcaae from the Emoeror'a
Hpurtmenta lo those of the Empress, were
completely shut otn from the daylight,
and It wa* necessary, summer ami win
ter alike, to have lamps burning on tha
steps and In the corridor*. In warm
weather the heat and want of ventila
tion became verv trying
A l.idy-ln walling dee. ending from her
rooms It, the upper region a to Ihe ground
floor to ac.otm.any her august mlatreoa
for a drive woukl have to find her way
down sonic **> step*, very dimly ll.umln
aled About these stuffy localltlsa were
eiottonsd sentinels, who must have wel
comed the moment when redef from duty
enabhd them to get a breath of frsah
rlr. Many a stately palace which has
not been recently renovated I# quit* a*
uncomfortable tn tho backstairs depart
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