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dresic l MORNING KCW§. ha amah.
Mnr.n\ oitii r 3 rrk Rw.
New York city. 11. C, Faulkner. Manager
LNDLX 10 MW IDVtfiTISEMESTS.
Meeting* -The One Hundredth srd Sj|
fv-flfth Annual 1 Van muni lit lon. Rolom*v>
las No l. I* A A. M ; Fourth Die
tiict Club; BforkhnMer* Savannah Hank
(its! Trust Company. *an City
No. a. Kf)i(hte of th* Royal Arch.
gpe< la! Notirre-Ahip Noth'*'. William
Stephen. M*ter Rrltlsh Hteamnhlp NNV.d
water. Huwatiee S|ruc* Water; latok.
R.ivannah Bulkting Rupply Company;
Igjit Notice, Bint** on I County Tax* ?.
1000; Dividend Noth •>, Cltlxetm* Bunk.
Dividend Noth*, savannah Hotel < Vim pa
tty; Rhlp Notice*. Ha man! A t’o.; The
Place to Buy Your Christmas Goods, C.
A Drayton Company.
Business Noth* Franklin Cigars; K.
A- W. I-xundry; Rrandled Pearlier, The
H W. Branch Conr|Mny; Watches, Dti
monde. Silvern are. Hunter A Van K cu
Useful Holiday Gifts—At Kcktrteln A
New Kef Gloves—Foye A YU ksteln.
Amusement a— "Black Fattl Trouba
dour*" at Theater To-nhrht.
Those Juvctille Wheels—At Hrpon'l.
Whiskey—Yellow lailtei Whiskey.
Washinr Powder— Pe.irllne.
Cheroots—Old Virginia Cheroot*.
.Mslliai Pcnina; HooY* B*rsaparlil.t;
Horsford's A- Id I'hosphate; Dr. Hatha*
way CvnßMnv. Tuft’s Pills; Ayer’s Twen
tieth Century Year-Book; Worlds I>is
pensary ratU as; PUn'nDon Chill
tMrr; Stuart’s Catarrh Tablets; Mothers
cheap Column Advertisements— Help
Wonted. Kmpioyniont Wonted; For Rent.
For Bale, Irsl; PersrsiMl; Mis< Hiiin-ous.
The Indications for Georgia to-day ore
for rsln. fresh easterly winds, tierovninf?
northwesterly at night; and for Eastern
Florida rain, fresh east in (hmiDi winds
If the <*overnor must do the legisla
ture's work, why would It not lie a good
Idea to save the expense of the Leg!* la
Atlanta really ought to be very fond of
Mayor Woodward. He has done more to
get the name of the town Into the paper*
than any of his predecessors.
The standard nautical knot 1* 6.0K2 feet.
The other day the now torpedo Inxt Hal
ley coverwl this tlietanrt\ during bet? trial
Ml Newport. In one minute find fifty-eight
seconds That Hp**G ts something better
than Irdrty knots an hour. Few railway
trail.* go faster than that.
According to the Chicago Record, the
name of the new Persian minister at
Washington Is Isaac Khan Mofakhotru-d
Doulcy. What a queer com! dual lon of
Israelite. Persian ami Irish! Should ‘.lie
new minister turn out to be the Mr
Dooley of the diplomatkc corps, he would
become very impular.
A Middle <eornU ootitefßporarjr, t'om
mom in* upon the recent inx.-lon of the
l.*4ri statu re. akt: "And what h.n it
done?** the wMlon left • unique
record. One member blew out the *a* t
another stuck a knife into n third. anl
the amt-don law was reiraU*d. Isn’t that
it lory enough for one •rwlon?
The racortl price for a petit on the New
York Stock Bacharnte wan paid the other
day. wrlieti a* candidate for admisaton gave
fc-o. MW for the privilege of iwmlwnhlm A
stock fichawe peat, by tlie way, doeaft
I? He the owner any i*lm*e to sit
but Juat the right to stand around
on the floor and ehotit at and with tin
The Herald's advices from U ashing (on
are to the effect that payment of the mls
aiotau y OMlms |>< iwllnt; nu iln-t Turkey Is
ito lonaer eapacted iy the administration.
Tha Su.tan hu entertained. wined and
dtnail the officer* of the bMttleehlp Ken
tucky. and eent them on their way feel
ing good twit nothing whatever has been
done towards paying the Mil.
The medtewi department of the army la
making experiment* with mosquito Imvu
tatton in Culm, with a view to rendering
peraona Immune from > How f* ver. A re
cent report from MaJ Heod dec-lire* ttlat
0 per oant. of the have teen
• ntirely Mttlafaotory. Spanish immigrant*
into the laMiml are offering themselves
freely a> sutj‘•.■!* frw the inoculation*.
The planet Alh ghcnl i Is now regularly
inatailed In tin* firmaments. It ha* Men
there for quite a long time, as a matter
of fad. but nobody seems to have known
either of He existence or Its name. It
was discovered recently by Prof. Mix
Wolfe of the Royal Observatory of Ber
lin. Hln • h- found It, it was his, of
course, and he had the right to name it
what he pleased, so he tailed It Alle
ftthnni i in honor of the Pennsylvania ity
td Allegheny, where they tnuk< good tele
* ©t* lenses. We hope tha? % the new
I-.i4i.ylv.iiU ,I *IU have 4 lung 4lit)
MR. 4 1*93% lit. %ND*h ADVIC E,
Oov. <N*i*Mer. It seems to us. In con
*l mnii g Mr. C|evel*fa| for saying whsf,
his opinion. hould I* th* course of
the Demo taiie tairty In th future, does
•■*• bok u the in tn as they arc. lie
quoted a* hiving said. In an Interview,
mat Mr Cleveland ’ should hold hi**
tongue. * Further aiottg In the Interview
he is quoted n* follows;
ll** h the |jft nvm who slkould off* r
advice for the ictiutalllailon of the I>em
* rati- |wkfty. It s‘ems i little o*bl th.if
Mr rinHsiul **h>tiM offer such l\i e as
”1 re-i** i Mr. Gievelaisl ability, for
he is undoubtedly a man *-f strong Intct
|e*t and woviderftil talent. though I do not
think as able . man as was Mr. Carlisle.
Hut h* is s*lf-w lled ;*nd more vuibborn
Umii s (b-orgM mill*
Mr. CAevelMitd has i t been anxious to
Hir his view*- ns to the <*our* the I**m*>-
mtk’ party shoubl pursue During the
campaign he wit- Importuned many time*
to way whether or not he lnt*iMl**l to
vote for Mr Bryan .*•! wheth*r he .p
--prov*d ftt*. Kansas Ci y platform. Him e
the lertl**n he has In nt approached fre
quently f*-r tittervl ws on the us
to u f the future poll* vof the Dem*-
r ti* party shout I !>\ In each lnsan<*e
he refund to s.i> unythlwg for publlca
tbn He wttd chst If he should tlk
h* would be aNwel, nd p rhop w by lh‘
very men who u> kiouir his views.
It seems that finally, he dbl give n brief
* %pre-i:oii f His v!• Ws to a oorrespun ltlnt
of th* A lania louri 1. And, as be ex
le ted. he l*elng abused.
Why shoubl he hold his tongue. If there
are [Hopte who want to know his view*
*rt iMkliti'Sl queatbans** 11 *U* - n* • want
to c-cmtrul the prt> If*- I** not ?* king
an office. He has no hope of ever ••gain
being *<k* 1 to I- id ihe Democratic, ur
any *ther. party He is only n iwlvst*
cHi#* n. and Uh *. not waint to be anything
*lm Why then shmAd he not n*
the same right is C*ov Candler hi the
nuttier of expressing hi* views?
1* difficult to understand the following
from Gov. Candler*s interview
"If Mr Cleveland w inted to give the
party go,af advice, why did he not do so
*>efer. rh* rp*ti*n. when he might have
rendered a gnrsl service Indeed?"
If Mr. Cleveland had sold before the
e!#-c • ion what he -utri In his talk thr other
day Gov. <Nindb*r. In all probability,
would have compared him to an nnkn.il
other thin n GrorgUi mule. It l tst
sup|w* .bb that Mr Cleveland, before the
e * *tion. h I*l opinions reKitiv* to the
Democrat • platform dtff*rent from those
he now’ hold-. and the expression of thoj-e
opinions lie fore th** election woubl not
have Increased the chance* of l>emoeratic
success. What then did Oov. Candler
mein by saying tho? if Mr Cleveland had
sfioken b**fore the election he might have
rendered a good service?
1/et Mr Clevelaiwl *lo till the talking he
wants to and let Mr. Itryan say wbat he
wants to. IVwh are now back numbers,
but bo h are able men and what they
say may help the Democratic party In
shaping its future tsiticy.
PITKIN** 1 NIHIINIi.
Mr IMtkln. the ptkstma'-ter at New Dr
leans. has fount! it advisable to resign tils
office. It i rarely that the holder of a
good office resigns, nnd when h* does It
is for a g<ssl reason. evidently Mr
Fit kin had r goo<l reason.
Mr. IMtkln has been • Republican for
many years. He was one during the re
construction |eriol. ll** used to is* a
rather fine looking man and a verv |san
pma one. Doubtless he retains his pom
In one of his long stops In Washington
waiting for an office he t>eMme acquaint
ed with a widow. Subsequent events In
dicate that she woa a wailful woman. At
any rate she follow*-1 Mr. Pitkin to New
Orleans when he was appointed i*ostm.s
tcr of that city, and by him was mad**
bis private secretary, though there la
lacking evidence that she bad any quali
fications for f In* H e.
Together they wrote n novel and named
It “Dove ami IVdUlce." It Is full of pas
sion. poetry and politics, it Is a Help'd
by the woman tha.l It Is a true story of
a section of the lives of herself and IMt
kin. It contains some comments on th**
President that must make the Chief
Executive f**el that office holders as well
as republics are ungrateful.
For some reason or other Mr. Pitkin
and the woman quarreled, and she threat
ened to have him prosecuted for sending
to her. through the malls, letters of a
character that are forbidden by the poet.il
laws. Then he had her arrested on a
* barge of stealing some articles from his
desk, and tried, it is alleged, to get the
letters from her. Bhe was released from
Jail a few day* ago on her own tamd. and
now Pitkin* has resign***!. It looks an if
the wuvmtit had the better of the fight.
That was good advice which Mr. Weller
gave to his son Hammy about widows.
Clifton Holme*. a N..' York drummer,
hardly knows whether he I* a married
man or hc victim of am, trial hallucina
tion. To the beat of hi* knowledge un i
h.' met a tearful maiden. who *al'l
(,t name wan Kstella Cutter, on a train
from I'hli.igo tho other day. I*l4 w.i*
very pretty ami In ile-pet dl-treas. be
caUM of the lore of her parent*. The
combination of beauty and rlef was
enounrt to touch the commercial travet
er‘* hear!. He comforted the girl, *n.l
forthwith fell In love with her. At Au
burn, ho wrought up two! Holme become
that he asked the girl to marry him unit
let him he her ptote, tor through life.
he consented. They left the train an.t
went to the re*l,lence of a preacher, wh.T'
the ceremony wan quickly perform, and
Then they returne<i to the dejsd. to ;on-
Itnue their Journey. Hut while llolme.
wa off looking after the trunk* amt other
baggage tie- bride dieappeard. and he ha*
not yet been able to lin.t her. That la
why he docs no! know whether he wa
a lover for about an hour and a huaband
for twenty minute*, or whether he dream
ed It all. At any rate, he !* enamoured
of til* vtlon. and hopes to find the girl.
Henator Harrl* of Kama* l quoted a*
saying that It depends upon circum
stance* whether the Populist party wilt
be heard ot In the nest national election.
Should tlntel tic-otne hard and a panic
ensue, there woual be a revival of pop
ulism. hut baldly otherwise. That Is
probably correct. The Democracy, how
ever. will enter tho next campaign rein
forced and Invigorated. It la not the
party of calamity. It doe— not draw Its
real strength Irotn the discontented ele
ment*. Having 'shaken off the tncuhu*
lof popuU* m , ,h - Democracy Will be In a
i*rollon to make a winning light the next
THE MORNING NEWS: THURSDAY. DECEMBER 20, 1000.
We do istm think there U much founda
tion for the. rumor that Representative
Hull *< Bibb county intends to I** u can
didate for the guliertiaiortal nomination,
.mill It would not b* advisable to ss-ume
that there Is no foundation whatever for
it. He mud* him*- If quite prominent at
the in- ent Mellon nf tt lefblstun 1 . m.l
ll is pr**i*ald*'' that If be should l* a * an
di i.it** it would t* on n platform hoet.l** to
th*' railtoeds- He to f*-e| It his tluly
to t.*k* m start*! in opf*ustiltm to what h*
undersiands the ral.ro.td# waul.
It ws- mainly thr<*igh his r-fforts that
the Atlanta d*|Kt bill w - defcatel. ll*
mi! tbot who acted with hint. l*x>k the
l**kiinn UiMt (its m*n* which It war pro
pose*! to iim for tle *!*’!►' ould
not be const it Ut lot mll>' u*a*d In that way.
In*' statetm-nt which h and some of
tfoiee who act"*! with him lave l-t-u**! in
defense of their action on itwt bill, atwl
which ws published lit our of ><*s
teidav. a*kis nothing to what they had
ulready sai*l on the floor of the House.
If they hud been entirely > itistled with
t:i ir coni'-** in r* -u t i to that bill they
would mu. It seems to u>. luive thougui It
ne*L** “Sary to |Hibiii'. a * urd exp.alning It
It (iaav Im* tuat they ore right, urvl tt*a!
the slate’s money could not le used to
bull*! a depot without vtolnting the ***
atltution. hut the Attorney tbnerai
thought otherwlie, ursl *ll*l the rnajori
ty of the House—a majority which in
cludes some giMsi lawyer.- There seem*
t< b*- no doubt that the u-c <f the money
as pro} mm** I In th** bill would .luive been
a good ihlftii for th<* state from u liimn
rial point of view.
It n*> It* that the <iepot sou!*l have
b* m in tn fU l.il to on* *r more rallroa l
ttixl to some Atlariia |uxi*crty holder but
that Is no r*-,isii why th* Is li*U*tur**
. hould r*-jc< t a proiKMlUoti tiaf would
have greatly In m■til*'*! the state
If th- fact that raiirjn*ls and private
Individual* woukt have brei> I* nefit* and h.*d
been the only r< i*tm Mr Hall and bis
friends h id for defeating the bill It It* not
probable that any considerable percent
age of the people would approve their
action. The const Hut lon a I ipiestion Is the*
only one that b wrorth a moment’s con
sideration, anal, as already pointed out.
Ili Attoriey Qsnerai and th* majority of
the Hons** held the bill to Ik* constituti
onal. If Mr. Hall should tw a candidate
for gut*-material nomlnntloti it Is *loubf
ful If lil- on the h |M>t i 11. wouk)
mii. mo ii imi his I'll'Kit.
Mr. Bryan's statement that ho liMinili
to f•> I >ll ~ h n wtckly newipapir
In the subject of a good deal
of nimrarnl In the public firlntn.
Thn opinion norm* to lie that It
will b* a success linanelitlly. Ho lm- rc
rfivnl n irmt <l>.|l of newspaper adver
tisement, and ho l one >f the best known
nn n In the country. It In understood ot
course that h* will tiw hi* paper to ad
vocate In* views on public (piemlon*.
When ho wan a candidate for President
he wan always certain of a big audience
when he wan announced to make a . ptc*?r
Thin wan not alone because he wan the
|eatl< r of a great political parly. Ills repu
tation an an orator wan perhnpn the chief
attraction. The people wanted to tear
what he had to nay. And they w ill want
to reed what he wrlten. Therefore It In
certain that hln paper will ntart oft with
a big circulation.
WTd he la- aide lo hold Itn circulation?
Time alone ran annwrr that duration. If
he can Ills fortune Is made, bacaune he
Win lie aide to command his own price
for advertisements. Immediately af’er
hln defeat for President he was offered
110,000 a year by a Denver i)cwpaper to
become itn editor. He wun wne In de
clining the offer, lie hail a baiter thing
In view. He meant lo be an editor, but
of a psi|>er of whldh he wan the owner.
Hut If Mr. Bryan makes hln newspaper
a permanent success he will have to be
ns good an editor a* he Is an orator. He
will not only have to write at Helen that
will attract nailers, but he will have lo
tnd other matter for hln paper mat nil'
help to make It attractive. II will have
to In- a newspaper man an well as a writer
of iHilltlcal article*. He will not be able
to make a popular |>aper If he depends
wholly upon hl.t political writing- The
novelty by a man twice ilefcoled
for the presidency wtU wear off
In the course of time. The reputation he
lias woo In the field of politics old not
tv nuftlclent to lloat n newspiptr very
long, even though It In a weekly pata-r
The world In no lull of happening* nowa
days that new-paper readers ar* not like
ly to be satisfied with a paper that relies
wholly upon dlt usslorm of polltkal ques
tions. A dally paper must have the news
ail a weekly paper must have novel
No doubt Mr. Ttryan will have help and
advice. If he manages shrewdly he wlil
bulid up a paper that will pa. him mu,lt
better than tin- Denver editorship would
One of the most salacious of recent di
vorce cases 1* that In which Mrs. Hells
U defendant, ait t'olumhu*. O. it Is sail
that within the past few weeks the wom
an has had n hundred offer* to go on
the stage. Every department of the his
trionic art ha* been opened to her. from
the vaudeville performance to the leading
parta In Shakespeare'* tragedies. What
Is wanted on ttie modern stage, therefore.
It seems Is not talent, hut notoriety, pur
chased at even the price of good repute.
Is It to he wondered at that the theater
I* condemned, when It throw* open Its
stage doors by preference to thoae women
who have disgraced not only themselves
but their aex?
The lobby that I* in Washington work
ing In the Interest of the ship subsidy
bill Is referred to as one of the strongest
and bo Idem that haa Invaded the capital
In many year*. It ronslsta principally of
officers of corporation* owning steamships
that would be directly benefited by the
proposed bounty. These corporation*. It
Is said, were large contributors to the
Itepubllcan campaign fund, and now they
are demanding ot Henator Hanna and the
party that they be repaid for their In
The contest for the successor* Idp to
H> nator Vest of Missouri I* becoming
spirited, notwithstanding It Is going for
ward In that qutst and stealthy manner
that luts won for one of the candidates
the affcttoaat sobriquet ef "dum Shoe
Hill." JCx-Gov. W. J. Stone ant Oov.
lam V. Stephen* are the reading candi
date*. each claiming that he Is the logi
cal successor to dir. Vest. Both ’are
Shrewd politicians, Irene* some pretty tac
tics'are to tnr axpeuted during tht* tkgfU.
The Philadelphia Ledger protests a gains t
lt* ration** or addition* to th** Whi**
House Tin* historic k! pile ought to I"
preserved as It I* ns the President's resl
•K-iii • hml >n office tMilkllng - parate from
the mansion ought to !*• iro\l*l**-l tor th*
executh* Tba Ledger says: "Our m*n
of affairs lo not li\* in thetr law uffi ♦ -*
or counting room-, nor should the l*r- -I
dent of the United Btates Ik* compelled t,*
eat and deep in his fMi •* f inn-in* •*
HhouWl the shlft-sui>sldy bill ts forc*-l
over until after the holhlays, the chan •
of its |Missage would be diminished. The
longer the Nil ,i y ls*fore the public
the weaker becomes Its tan king. Idseus
•loji is dtowing It to l*e * t*ald. loir*' Job
to r i> tic fw-opie of !*•■"••* a year for
twenty years for the benefit of * * rtnln
favor* I interests; and the more th*
scheme Is shown up the stronger the op
|s*sit i**o becomes.
The epidemic of burglaries i.! rob
t*erles in this city ha* assumed proba
tions which demand that sons thing sh ill
I** doc. |.. stof* them An tin isj’.l , oil
*Jete< live# mer*ly for ornament, and to
pick up drunks about the street*•’ Ttie
rubber* are aiqmreiitly meeting with no;
th* slightest inconvenience In theii iep
The Rex Dif.ici Hauer, a B*ut!icrii
clergyman *f Igibanon. !*., i.* v* year.-
®hl, and lias been preaching for eviiity
Tlksnias H. Norton, ii* I'mtcd HUh t>
consul at Harpont. is If* y. urs old. nnd a
g l,nluat* of II imllton ( *>lb g. class of 71
ll* st isi led at Held* llarg and other Kuro
|Muti untx'ersitlcN arsl was for sevqeen
y*ars professor of chemistry In the Uni
versity of rinckinifttL
When the German Em|*eror hear*! of
t;ie coutar*ous act of rf Fortu
gai In saving a boatman from drowning
he asked the (ju *n to accept the German
Gold Kaivage M* dal Her Majesty at,fir -i
h* sitate*! in accepting this urin ous offer,
b*-< a use. with tier usual mo<lest\ she had
wlr**.dy declined similar decorations which
the Fortuttuese government and th- Hu
mane Bis'lety at l,|.lM>n wished to confer
upon her. but she finally give way ami
signified her willingness to receive the
A writer in the Hrctiester Poat-lCx
press says: *'l recall an Its 1 lent In the
life of the late Duke of Argyl which i
not likely to la* recorded in his'biography
lb was small In stature and fiery of imlr
one evening he got invo a first-class a.-
rlago In the Ja>ixi*n st.itlou of th** Great
Northern Line to go home to Beotian*!
The Duke **f Northuml*erl*nd wa * In the
sam earring** and so. as it hoppem-d.
was a l*MpH*ciuus drummer, who knew
everything: except who his fellow- travel
ers were, lie was disios*l to Join freely
in Die conversation, and the two Duke*
were amused. If nut Instructed, by his
talk. Toward evening th* train dr* w up
at Alnwick, where tin- Duke of North
umberland has Ids castle Abe v y f
tlui.kb's hastened to open the door and
take the Duke’s luggug* and show him
to his carriage The dnirntTo-r was aston
ished Why.’ sai*l he to the Duke of Ar
gyll. ‘the man we’ve traveled with is
quite a swell What’s his mime, sir?’ The
Duke of Argyll told him that h* Was the
Duke of Northumberland. * Bless my soul”
cried Du- drummer, aghast at his own au
dacity, and only to think of lm balkin'
pc haffable to two lit tie snob* Ilk** you
ansi me.’ It was Ills Grace of Argyll who
used to toll this story at his own expense
and I hat he did so was very much to Ins
HUH. til HIT*.
__phe-"Eihel and Harry an- engaged,
hut they have decided to keep thetr en
gagement a secret; Klliel told me so
Hts—" Yes. I know; Harry told me.”—Tlt-
Home-Orosm Lu*tre —"Then you don’t
hank mirh on ancestral pride?" "No; It
Is more to a man’s credit to start from
nowhere utal be somebody that) to start
ft,>iu aonw-where and l*e nobodyln*
What. Indeed?—Mabel— "That nea--
slgate.l Mr. Whetherno actually asked me
on Christmas night If the wreath of wln
tergreetl in the parlor was mistletoe.'’
Alice—" What did you tell him’’’’ Main**—
"Why, what could I?"—Brooklyn late.
—lleMably Steady—Mr*. Mildly—"Mr*.
McFaddcn, your neighbor. Patrick O' I >on
nell. has applied lo our society for work
"Is he a steady man?" Mr*. MrFadden—
'Steady Whist, ma'am! If he was any
steadier he’d be dead."—Har|>er's Batar
—What I'ncle Bald.—"l am working n
Christmas present for you." wrote the fair
young girl to the rich uncle. "Huh.” ob
served the rich uncle, us he read her let.
ter. "you mean you are working me for
a Christmas present."—Baltimore Ameri
—Landlady—"Beg portion, sir. hut dal I
unilendand as you were doctor of mu.
sic?" Musician—"l am, ma'am: why?"
Landlady—" Well, ir. my Billy ’ace Just
been and broke ’l* concertina, ate I I
thought as 'am. I shod be glad to put a
hodd Job In yer way."—Fun.
—Th Front—The Farmer—"Wal. what's
new In teown. anyway?" The Postmas
ter—"Oh! ain't much doin' In teown. Hear
'bout l>'ii> SafUes glltln' a telegram last
week?" The Farmer—" Not Lem?" The
Postmaster—"Ye*. lam!'" The Farmer—
"l want to know. Beats all how the young
fellers Is forgin' to the from, I declare "
ft It It KM' IIIttmCTT.
The Hartford (Conn.) T.rnes (Dem *
says: "Are there two kind* of American
oltlgenshlp, > Itlxenehip under the consti
tution, and ci'tsenshp outside the Consti
tution* Arc there two kinds of liberty
superior liberty and Inferior liberty? Are
there two sort* of men—men with rights
InalicnaM*. except by their own act. and
men with right* which tire alienable hy
the act* of others? These are vital ques
tlonr. which lie underneath these Philip
pine case-. They cannot he h dden away,
and they ewnont be avoided. Henjamtn
Harrison I- one of the KcpulillciLiie who
does not believe In hiding them or avoid
The Indianapolis (Ind.) Pres* (Dem.*
-aye: "A IHtle of the recklessness of
Mark Hanna In pushing Dm ship-subsidy
bill may tie attributed to the fact that
he well mxlcr-ta 11,1- that he has mode
til* last potlttcal tight. When McKinley
retires from offb-e the }iow, r of Hanna
will go wrth him. and nobody under
stal ls this better thin Hanna himself."
The Oalveeton (Tex * News (Dem ) says:
"There la an ewmeat on the port of
r.ie reading pubMc to have the civilised
powers hurry tip and state what they are
going to do with China. One day the mat
ter seems to be settled, but the next day
someone of the powers sulks, and nil
promises of sett lenient are dissipated."
The Norfolk fVa.) landmark (Dem)
•ays: "We imagine that Queen Victoria
feel tike one who has been requested py
h'. best friend to examine a collection of
original poetry; for Kmpcror William of
U-rnttny “has expressed desire to fur
nish three set pieces, (minted by himself,
for tti decoration of u* Queen's new
While the late Frederic Carroll Hrew
st#-r, an eminent Philadelphia lawyer, was
-tudying law in hie father's office, says
th* Green Hag. h* w.u* requea f #d to pre
n**M a position for signature to various
men conne. i***i t in the FnittMphla t*ar.
A list of Die signatures wanted was given
to him. and he -tar and to fulfill his mis
sion. Th* IIr!t nam*- was that of the
great 1 iw y* r, Horace Htnney. and a feel
ing of aw * came over th* young student
a* he opened the office door and told a
g< r..ti-fa* I gentleman that h wanted to
**• Mr LUnn+y.
"Thai b rny nsmi " came in cheerful
tcapH from tti* gentleman. "What nan I
do for you?"
The ph a-Mnt surprise a finding a gr*‘t
man >o affable to a strunner youth having
i*i* • 1 away, young Brewster told the
object of his viatt
"It Is a very wl*c jMti on am! orsc
which every mmiler of the bar shouk!
gn. but my. d*air young sir. I**'ftre I
gri the satin- I must a-* < ri ln whether or
not the <l.iti of ?he a*t is correctly set
forth In he petition. anl whether or not
th** iplc. as the petition states it. Is v* r
tcttlm with th* statute books"
"But " ex*dtimed young Hrewater.soms*
w it emboldened by his kind reception
my father dr* w up the } tltlon and
ther* 1- ht- ignatur* appended to it! 1-
not that sufficient?"
No doubt, my dear sir. but In such
n>*4t-r* I l not Ilk*- to a pt even pos
id!le res|K>mdb Ittbs of inadvertent mls-
Mk* and therefore *l*|s*ti'l entirely upon
Then, ronsulting his office library. Mr
Rliinty verified th citation. jpended hi
signuture. and bad*- hearty good-by to his
youttg * quomtun* *
Brew -let - ii* x t all was ii|on Mr S**r
geara. who re. * ived him with great klnl
-n* but I .*tw dhstanding the slgtutturas
,f t. i.t r lirewster and Horace Blnney,
h too. looked up the citation >efwe
uninc his Hint*. *-.*yig that he navtr
tni’-te.i ‘in h a thing to another.
Af *r narrating this incident, iu*!ge
Brew .ter tissl to say tliat It tauglxt him
always to l*e k nd to tlioe** b. ginning their
study f law. an*l in legal matters never
t*i depend u|m n Ins wn nu muiy nor all
ot her's w*rd. but always to investigate
•Secret Session Invaded.
For the -econd time In the history of the
it* to* sacred precis* t- of the ex
e* utlv** m-**lm have been Invaded, sa>**
th* Washington Post If this sort of thing
< tHitlmxv, -copied with the full reports
of s***ret !*daie*, the senators will grow
di-• ourage| and <kMed be>rs will Ik* a
r* lie of th* barbarous iau*t.
It w pet H*pffa*ntaHv* Dayton, of West
Virginia, who <iashe*l boldly into the holy
of hoilet* He had item * low rmt airs lr> tl*
basement of the Capitol looking for Bena
tor S*c?t. of ids slot*. sikl not tindmg
him. had hurried upstairs to search In the
Senate chamber. He h.*t ned through
Die . orridors and swung th* glass door*
of the private lobby aside, without it
tracting ttie noil* ** wi th*- usually vigilant
<loork**peT A few steps further ntvl Mr.
Dayton ta*l pamal throrigh the Senate
hi <l was within the mysterious ham.
her lie look*<l arouikl for Benator
iMtl noiidug that the galleries w-re
Presently he saw Senator Scott In the
presiding *ffi.*er , s **halr N*ar by was
’Lonnie" Stewart coie of the S**nate oth
-tals. who b niiow*i to remain timing th**
Would it be Improper for rn to go up
to Senator Scott while he |h in the chair?"
Stewart gave a gasp of surprise nnd *h-
Mpalr. "H*nyens ilw*he exclaimed,
setxlng th* Dayton by the arm
"how did you get In?"
"I walked In." soi l Dayton.
"You had better walk out " remnrke|
Stewart nervously. "This Is ex*** utive
Iwiyioi starte*) for the door In a hurry.
He left s* quickly that he did not have
time to nolle*- how senators amuse them
aelvcs when noUuly Is lwaking on.
Ill* Detlelent lat I Inn.
"Yes." said a Pittsburgher, acconltng to
the Chronicle Telegraph, "the way the
stork maikc? stand* to-day T am out just
"After all this bull movement?" queried
the other Pittsburgher,
"Yes that's what I say."
"How did you manage to do that" What
stork arc you in?"
"Steel and Wire. Got 1.000 shores at <M:
worth 41 now. Figure It up yourself."
"But how did you g**t into Hte*-| an*!
Wire at 64
"You know me." he went on. "I never
had many educational adv images. I've
always h.*l .* hustle for myself, and my
chief difficulty is mv inability to under
stand the English language."
"But whirl has that to do with buying
Htccl and Wire at 64
"Well. Id heard of fellows going Into
the stock market and carrying out nig
profit* an! I thought 1 was as smart as
the>. atid f wofcild get some profit*, too
I had Money that wasn't working. Bo I
thought I'd get *>me inside Information,
and I got |t. T asked an insider about
Btee] and Wire, and he said It was a good
buy. That’s what 1 thought he said, but
my failure to understand the English lan
guage misl**t me to the extent I name*!."
"I don't see how you could fall to un
"Well. 1 did Instead of meaning that
It was a g*>! purchase, he meant Just
what he said, that It was a good-by.’ ”
Why she Spoke t. 00,1 English
Marie Drofnah. who Is Charles B Han.
ford's lea.hng lady In one of the popular
play*, has been the occasion of much cu
riosity, y the Chicago Inter Ocean. A
Southern tody, on being Introduced to
"Wh.it (HTfoct Kuxlt-h Mme. Drofnah
"Yes,” was thw reply. "She speaks very
■ Without the slightest foreign accent."
"I Imve olaierved that."
"Does she like this country better than
"Very much better."
"But she would rather set In Russian
than In KogH*h would she not?"
"1 don't lietieve she would. In fact, she
can’t speak Hus-lan."
"Can't -peak Husalan! Why. she Is an
"No." was the response, "she Is not an
enlgtnn. Site I- an anagram. You will no
tice that her name backward I*
the same as mine. She I* Mrs llanford "
A llriilnl Picture- l aker.
The photographer had Juat completed all
arrangements for the sale of his studio,
when the pretty young miss of 17 sum
mer* tripped In. say* the Indianapolis
"I want my picture taken." she simper
ed. "l*o you think my face will break
the camera V
"Not tht* camera." said the pinMog
rapher Just a* *lm|>erltigly. "H Is provid
ed with double extra strong tenses."
Of cour-e the miss cf 17 summers Im
mediately flounce* out and gov* to the
rival photographer, who. whan *h
spring- the Joke about her face and the
camera, Join* with her In n hearty laugh.
I till 11 letleld glory.
Dr Conan Doyle tell* tht* story of a
Ho. r and an English soldier who lay
wounded side by side on the Held of bat
tle. "They had a personal encounter, in
which the soldier received a bullet wound
and the burgher a bayonet thruat before
they both fell exhausted on the field The
HrMlsher gave the Boer a drink out of
his flask, and the burgher, not to he out
done In Idurtesy. handed a piece of biPong
In exchange. In the evening, when tlieir
respective ambulance* came to carry them
off to hespt.al. they exchanged friendly
greeting, 'tioodby. mate.' sold the soldier
•what a blessing it is w* mat ca v j, otli ;
ITEM* OF INTERF.PT.
—Property owners In the Fox loike re
gion of Wisconsin haw united to drive
German ctrp HJt of the waters in that
vlctnit). mihl It is intended to seine the
Niagara river for the same purpoae. Tt>*
carp are naakiug havoc among game fish,
and hence the contemplated warfare.
lowa *- cn* of the few state* not
repre**-nu*l la the statutity !tal! • the
natloiiai capita, and members of Cong re**
from the nawkeye stat* ore contti*iering
whether it Is not time to abolish the u
enviabie diet lie lon. This state Is repre
sented by General Janies flhleld*.
—The abipbuihlbtg industry In Maine has
been very active during the last year, and
It la e*(tmated that the new tonnage turn
ed out a; the *h pyurds ot lit** pine tree
stale win amount to about U.ow too*
by Dec. SI. lO.UOO tons In exce-s of Die
output for I*oo. Thirty-three s hooners.
n*'t of which lire uf very large el*e.
have teen launched this year, anl the
outUnik f*.r next season ta very ris'ottrau*
Ing. There has l*e't sum** talk of build
ing a seven-m iate<l schooner, 280 feet long
at Famden, Me., and the contract will
probably Ik* nwanlerl in few months.
—R Moore ran for Justice of the |ea*c
In Bouriiou ounty, Kansas, at the recent
election and w.* defeated. He publishes
an affi taxrlt regarding hi* election expen
se* and get* In a fling at h.s successful
rival In this fashion; "Unlontown. Kan ,
Nov 2*. !•*> N.m having any blanks, nnd
being ain wrahtd • g cltlxen and defeatel
Ciin.in.it*' for Justice of the peace In Mar
lon township. 1 hereby certify umler oath
that I did not expend I *e|t| to secure ttty
election. I further swear and firmly be
lieve If I had S|*eiit SMO and had two
butcher shop* lo back me. I could have
t>een elected to a 11“ office."
A squad of sttided * t*elonnintf to the
Boston In*tltiite of Te* hnology were last
week provkltsl with accommodation* on
one of th* li*ston anl Albany kcomotiv**s
running to Albany. The student* w*'-e
a* onitNiuled t*\ their instructor, and B y
were *iuartered lehln*l a woolen shield
fastened to the front of the loumotlxe.
They were engaged in <oiuluctlng ;*.-t* of
the |*v omotlve. Instruments were con
n*cted with the cylinders for the purpose
of olieervlng pressure, and a s|eed Indi
cator wa* also in toe. Th** atiKiente were
(tabled t* observe the oper.ition of th*-
engine and to secure data which they arc
to use In thesis work
-Home week* n*o there ap|>earrd In
several of ihe Paris papers which c|r n-
Inle among the small French farmers
nearest to that city a little advertlce
ment a herein an olisctire fruit dealer an
nounced that he would gt\c a prise of a
francs for the laigest apide sent It m
Then lleh caught at the bait with mar
velous rapidity, and In leva than a fort
nlghi Ihe advertiser hud received enough
rf the fruit lo elitek lit- alorc for Ihe
season. .Naturally, he was glad to piv S
franca for the large-t of the lot. and.
Juat a* naturally, he kept all the unsut
'• - Tul s|h . Intel s for sale from hi* chip.
Beside*, the advertising resulted In a
large liiereasc In bis business.
—The step which the Emperor of Ger
many ha* taken In ordering a martde
slatue of hi* father, tlie Kmperor Fred
•Tick, to I*- placed at the entrance io
Berlin'* most fumous *tre-1. Enter den
Linden, will cau*e many people to think
more kindly of tn. present war tool, soys
the Hprlngflel.l Republican. The fact that
Ktn|sror William has hardly ever refer
red to hi* father in hi* speeches or sltown
any mark of respect to his memory, tuts
often been severely commented Upon. Al
though he was Kinpetor hut a few
months, and un Kmperor on his death
lad at tbat. Frederick was crown prince
for many years, ami through ,*>r*onl
qualities which his "strenuous" son un
fortunately doc* not |tosses*, he won a
love which William II can never gain.
—The German Press, which hitherto has
been ehlclly occupied with foreign affairs,
has at last discovered a itome grievance
on which to comment, says the Pari*
American Begtsl.-r. It s.iya that there
hove been recently too many prosecution*
of lese majestc. and that Ihey have
been frequently raised on frivolous pre
text* It attributes this state of things
to the free hand given to the public
prosecutor, and It -advocates the control
of the Judicial trench over public func
tionaries. This, however, I* not in ac
cord wllh the Imperial theory of alwoliit-
Ism. bised on divine r sht The Kmperor
maintains that all public functhaturle*
derive their lower from him and from
no other source—consequently appeals
against abuses mill be made lo hint di
rect. and not to Ihe Judiciary or to the
—Tile Herman government Is very care
ful iialeed In Its selection of men for
service for China, say* a Berlin corre
spondent. Of those who presented them
selves as volunteer* only 10 to 15 per
rent were passed as medically fit AH
d* -Irons of Is-ing selected for service
there must la- able to prove that there Is
no trace of hereditary tuberculosis or
madness In tludr system They must not
Im, of choh rle or melancholy disposition
Their skin must be elastic, and not In the
least pdf!) or bloated, arsl lliey them
selves neither excessively thin nor cx
e* sslvely rat Tnelr hearts must not lie
affected by hlll-ellmblng or running the
bent he, ng to remain under 130 during
such exercise, ami rm one liuble to colds
In the head or In the lungs, or anyone
suffering from Indigestion or rheumatism
tvould have a chance of being accepted by
the medical hoard
hr.Btmutl G.Dixon,the president of the
Academy of Natural Sciences. |* very fond
of u collection of goldfish, which he keeps
In a b g aquarium In his office, says the
Philadelphia Revord. Home months ago
one of the most amiable of these fish de
veloped a kind of fungus growth on Its
tall. The growth became huge and the
Osh loai appetite, grew thin and seemed
lo he pining away. It turned at la*t on
Its side—a slan that It was half dead. as
all keepers of aequarki know. Dr. Dixon
then decided to operate on the goldfish,
and with great care he performed last
month the Ilr*r under-water operation
known to science, amputating entire Ihe
tall, which hod hecn rendered useless by
the fungi overrunning It. The goldfish
bore the shock well and liegan forthwith
to improve in health. Strangest of all I*
the fact tht a fine new tall ha* alreaily
grown oui from the slump of the diseased
—A source of amairmert to continental
politicians Is the facility with which Ore it
Britain obtaina the money to carry on
the Houih African campaign, nay* the
London Dally Mail Even our severest
critics acknowledge that In no other coun
try could the many million* already voted
have been obtained o readily. This 1*
all the more wonderful to them when they
rememla-r that In the sense they under
stand It England ha* no war chest to fall
lat.k uin The explanation I* simple
enough England, being the richest coun
try In the world, her credit stand* high,
an.l she la able to raise vast sum* at a
moment's notice The case is different In
I’ranee, where they hav.- something Ilk*
DOflOam worth of gold and LV',O vt too
worth of silver ready for wartime The
Austro-Hungarian Bank possesses aViut
iK.OOO.Ono lr a like purpose, while Oer
many .ding* to the old-fashioned sy-iem
of maintaining an actual war chest' con
taining U.MfcOtn. at the Portress of Span
dau. It la also estimated that lt i*|a
haa ready at least (Itß.Outox, Financially
Europe Is prepared for the day that
stmlstfc prophets say |- drawing rtlgh—
th„ day when wll.l war shall run riot
throughout the Eastern Hemisphere.
*1 “.'Wi.tM* waiting for
the time when the war rbnnls shall gath
re. end In a great war It u tolerably
**rt*ln tl would all U spent, ,Wtt * ol,r
The Quakers Are
§Th, Qu.krr H, r „
Tonic In noi only ,
Wool punitcr, bur
P,lc. Weak nti,]
. h,v, run
nor blooO It C |.
lonic, it reseat.,
■ dla'-.tlon. rur. - c> .
pcpfL ati.l l.roa
*lrrnth arul t., ~
tha nurvou* ry.i.m
11 la a iMdlclM f°r w*ak can,n. li %
purely veyeiable uirrtlrlnr an<* con h.
taken by the me. delicate. Kidney Dl.
MM, Rheumuliam and all dlaeaeea ot tli.
Blood, S.omaeh and nerve, toon j umb
lo li* wonderful effecl* upon the ! .men
eyatem. Thouaanda of people In Oturgia
rtcommend ll Price II.W.
QL'AKKH PAIN IIAI.U 1, the m>4l n.
lh.it Ihe Quaker I*octor made all ol his
won.lcrful quick cure* wllh. ICa n n-w
and wonderful medicine for Neun e-m.
Toothache. Backache, Rhenma< ;*n,
dpralne. Pain in Bowels; In fact, all p*. n
can be relieved by It. Price IV and oi)r.
Qt'AKKK WIIITB WONDER e*< -AT a
medicated oap for Ihe akin, sea p add
complexion. I'rhe lu> a cake.
Qt'AKKK HEADING HA EVE, s ve..
lanle olnlmenl. for (he cure of letter. ,r.
tema and eruption, of the skin. I'rtc,
10c a box
K< >K HAKE BY AM, nKPOOtHTS
iiii.ofHOPf ry m cun
* m in u;
For Isle of Hope. Motitaom* ry Thumler
boll. Cattle Park and West End.
l>aiiy cxoiii .Sundays. Subject lo ui.m<e
I HUE OF HOPE
> CHy for I of H.| Uv. Isle of Hot>e *
iam from Tenth ] 00 am for Bolton
730 am from Tenth | IO am for Tenth
*> am from Tenth , 7uv am for Tenth
9 la am from Bo Aon | S <> am lor Team
MSo am trom Tenth ,lu uu am for Tenth
17 ib n’n from Tenth 11 or am for Bolton
1 la pm lr..m Bolton jil li am for Tenth
230 pm from Tenth | 3W) pm for Tenth
330 pm front Tenth , 340 pm for Bohr*
430 pm from Tenth j3 uo pm for Temn
*JO pm from Tenth . IM pm for Tenth
6 pm from Tenth j *IW pm for Tern
730 pm from Tenth j 7on pm for Ten'll
>3O pm from Tenth | 300 pm for TenCi
930 pm from Tenth j 900 pm for Tenth
10 3u pm from Tenth JlO Ot pm for Tenth
In City for 11..1.a 5 Uv. Montgomery
*3O am from Tenth |7 li am for T.-nth
*3O pm ftom Tenth , 1 li pm for Tenth
OSO pm from Tenth |(oo pm (or Tenth
Uv city for Cet.Parkj Lv. Cattle Park ”
* am front Bolton j 7 00 ant for Buitou
J M urn from Bolton | oo aiu for Bolton
1 Ml pm from Boiton | 1 30 pm for Bolton
•' M b* l * f'om Bolton ]3uu pm for Bolton
. tst put from Bolton j 7 30 pm for Boiton
oo pm from Holton . t 30 pm for ballon
Car leaves Bolton street Junction 33*
a ni and every thirty minutes thereafter
until ll 3Ut. m.
Car bates Thunderbolt at OO a. m. and
etery thirty minutes theresfter until
12.1 b m.dntglft, tor Bolton street Junc
FREIGHT AND PARCEL CAR
This rsr carries trailer for passengers
on sll trips nnd leaves west side of city
market for Isle of Hope. Thunderbolt
snd all Intermediate points at 9:00 a. m ,
imp m . 6no p m
Leaves Isis of Hop- t° r Thunderbolt,
City .Market and all Intermedia!# points
at b tsi a. m , ll oo a. m . 2 40 p. m.
WEST KND CAR
Car leave* west ride of city market for
West Knd 800 a rn and every b> minutes
thereafter during the day until 11:30 p. m
Leaves West End at 6:30 a m and so
rry 10 minutes thereafter during ths day
until l- no o'clock midnight.
H M TsOT-TON. Gen Manarer
Mer Mis S Miners ironsDorlalion Go
To Baltimore & Philadelphia
Tickets on Sale to All Potnta North and
First-class tickets include meals and
berth* Savannah to Baltimore and Phila
delphia. Acv ommodatlona and culaln*
The steamship* of this company ar* ap
pointed to sail from Savannah as follow*
(Central Standard T!mc>:
ITASCA Capt. Billups. THURSDAY,
Pee 30. 5 p. m.
CHATHAM. Capt. Easter, SATURDAY
Dee S, I p. tn.
TEXAS. Capt. EWredge. TTEBPAY.
pee. 35, 7 a. m
D H MILLED. Capt. Peters. TIH.Re-
DAY. Dec. 27. at WOO a. m
ALLEGHANY. Capt. Foster. FRIDAY.
Dec. 11. 5 p m.
BERKSHIRE. Capt. Ryan, TUESDAY,
Dei-. 25. * p m.
ALLEGHANY. Capt. Foster, SATUR
DAY Dec. 29. a! 10:00 p. m.
Ticket office No. 112 Bull street.
J J. CAItOI.AN Agent.
NEWCOMB COHEN. Trav. Agt
W. P TURNER. O. P A
An STEBBIVS. A. T M
J C WHITNEY. Traffic Manager
Oeneral Office* Baltimore. Md.
IT'S A CERTAINTY
Smith’s Chill Tonic
And All Forms o( Ferers.
ALT. DRUGQISTB BELL IT ON A
COLUMBIA DRUG CO.,
J. D. WEED ft CO
Leatber Belling. Steam Packing 4 Hose
Aganta tar NBW SOIQt MUBBH.H
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