' VASHIHGTQH LErTHL
10 NKW EXPENDITURES FOR
r4at Bar Wf Wkl
V WAHlxaTO!t. D. C. Dec 4.
SvMtort la i KrrBMeoimlirw wbo u
lsfcrt1 io public building bdli r not
pleMt with to aoooQcMot ot Cbir
a Ouia- a, oftti H4 um Appropriation
c-ui U. tii r m-w espoditarw will
aa t i-d b) ibm committee o long
w iu.- Au- ruiui reveoue arc le than
l nmmi. rivers i cooidimble
tad ihrrx rtt; b Bun, tut
McCitiiOo' word will o, it 1 known
A w t ickt lv Spker Reed, aod tb
y wwvl Ur pjbic ijeildiag wilJ bate
lo wttit, lbuu tii ineoda of toon ui
lka aiajF 0w abrtwd woo a a to gvi tba
v pruvi ir-d foe u maiimeaU bj wjof
K (ic oUb Hous-, 111 oe&tac of tbf
-JUli ' trr.
A a-cttt-.u 1 amor, aftjd to bw
i'airj trGur ' urUa dropped by
auio( kuou o ei jy ta u&flioi
otrt-urt Uuj, tajr Ui mbuai
a iuoti.ii i r-wcrti'.r) OUiej actiog uo-af-.ti
t' u ut rVtaiucal ClvUod
utl - uoictjr dj. mui
.1 ue uJiii 1 ii Mianifd to uoi
u. tuOtU muiUUOO, &od that if al
Um atd ot lb at Uui uo prOKtaa La batsu
km' hi uwaru (bai eod to United 8 tics
VwUfcJ lm caiietJ Qpoa la Inr lairtwrt 01
bAibaiiitj tod oi cuoiuerca u lalcricre,
lutcibtj 11 oecrary,io tmng aOoatf pcc.
TUuoe who accrut tua mtoor aj trua
point oot Lb i it wai a'jout Um lia
lUal Utln alirOki QjlUtUlUOl WM tU lUt
Xiimor ituajf tuvai prr paralioiu btth id
ttM aoa Ut U Oiled SLac bgsa.
Tuwow Uuug ia wbicb Um iWlj ar
ntl CocgtemoKi Uww uwt U tlightrai
IUraai. 1 U CvoteuU ol thw Prkioi'
f jHK-ociin; onii) m .iwig to Cong few.
Oruiaoxiiy it ia ju&t the coatrarj witb
ItKaa. bat ibis year crerybudj aw an to
taiak tbx vt will not maM t& aUgbturt
4iafwe CJereUad auj am)
M ' a ftivtiwl wuuout a prtj pracU
abj. U i oar seoatora aa4 tb little
kjiaaiiu ol BrpreseatatiTwa who ara tiU
kura a CUtcbvqU Doaiocratacaii baxuli ,
b ealted a partj.
Tbw kwjer ho ia'at m jeaiocs of tba
Voaor of bia proftssioo u b ia of Ek own
caodJMUM M oowortbf of Lbf priifiarifio
ad 0nlttw to be traatad wiUiJlba' bwai
" tm tntrreatt of o(lr. It b this mlooy
of tf aoqor ot their profeaaioa titat ia
Trvxrl lit baOet da of pataot law jen
. ia ajitsaa i ItTor of tba orgaaiaatioQ ot
-.-. " Faxant Ba; wall rules airiagM t caoagw
--5 va toj mom af tb jracbca wbJcb are
"VoZ"liBf t6 pcofaanoa, aapacially tb
v- rlk vbik 70a wait fjcoralaaa wkcb
; ' aiaWagacaUrfed broadcast by' oarUin
";v'tnn a bait to jtet adtanca fct bom at ;
"? "raatoo tad 19c ' who aata idaaa ' tb j
.." bsagiaa to tai invciiUoeav aad' taa lottary
.awnpatitloa Waicb ara daoaocaUaiog tawa
! wba ara iadacedto paj far Ua ptiriUga
astariBg taa. Tbaaa tkka of oaacro
poloaa palest aoliciton, altoocgh of doo-bt
fal Icgalitj aod aoave daogcrooaJT near tu
obtaining money under him prateoaaa,
eaaaot ba reacbed Qby aalhorily of to
Caaaaalaaiooer of Pauota, but Umt coulo
ba by ruaja mad a by aa aaaocklioa of
baaator Taller aayi tba Popaliata will
do ooibiog to preraot tba carry g oat
f tba proposal for aootbar lataraatiooal
atdaataTy eoaaiiaaioQ txcapt to ataa
taair beliaf ia tb atLer linliianiii of aocl
coaamiaaioo. Ha addad that tbara Darar
kaa! baaa any iotematioaal mommy and
" . tbatbf 0481 balMT taw arar wtt2d ba.
aUraaga to say tb cztraraa gold ataadard
aaaa taka about tbe saxna viav of Uia mai
. v . IK W Saoator Prftr doaa.
' RepraasoUriT Apalry, af aaaaa., who
oogbt to be authority on ib aabjact,
" aays tba reaaoa tha wool maaotaftarara
ara sin ring so banl to get tba .Dinglay,
bill pat throuti tba Sacats at tkla aasaiaa
.iMABaaso tba pasaaga of Ut ,lXaglej
bill wcaid bare tbe immadlata afict 01
raJaiog tba doty 00 tbe woolan aaaaaCae
taraa soom 15 per cent, while tbe.eiaty eo
taa raw mala nil would oolj ba placed si
about C cents a pound. Cooaaqaaotlj
tba lanalartarars would hsra tba beat ol
tba bariaiatioo, being able to gat the raw
material at companuirely little adraoo
la euat, whQe being protected aa to tbe
aaaaactaaed article." Hr. A.psley
atroog'y Airort aa extra tariff aaaaioo and
among other raasoin for bta belieT said:
I asa aot in or of aoacting-aaj aaaa
are wblcll Is not Ciir to all intercats. Ii
weaboald attempt to do aayduaaj tbi
aaalon. we would be sure to tbaka aariooa
: uatsaart aaj Dare toe wont ui; 00 over,
g4d,v J. am in Uror of an extra saaiino,
. witb a careful examinaliun into all tba
' ecbdal, aodThe resuli will be a sysame-
trioal tariff bill tbar would be- aatla&ctory i
to tbe eouatry."
Speaker Ri' Irveodi onlj smile rrsrj
ilbna soom iisagioatiTa newaoaper m&n
rgaalsea, 00 paper, a new Opposition to
bia re alactioo aa speaker of tbe next
Baoae. They eso afford to ami la. They
know tkat Mr. Read's re-alectioa ia al
.. ready aa good as assured aaa) thai not
ea tbe bafloeoce ol PraaUeei-ekct Me
Ealey eouid prevent it, avea If Tkt4 Vc
- Ktalay ware opposed to tba re alertioa oi
Itpeakar Reed, which 00 wall infaroed
person belie res him to be.
. SUtrd la a nutshell tbe opinlee of a
axajocity ol tbe Scoaiors and Bepraaenta
tdvat now la Washingtoo may be lender
as! tbailjr The short leeaioa of Ceagrsas
will be devoted to passing tbe ragalar ap
propriatioa bill, ibe unloadiag of a few
peraooei grieTancea aod tbe pay meat of s
frw political debts by meaae of apeecb
ca, aod some wrsogtiag. There will be
aa extra aeasioa 01 Coegreas early in tbe
spring to paas a far II bill.
Thy aallar with Con; ha, Colds, and
LsvOrlppe wbeo Lax a TIT K Baoiau
Qvnrna will cure yon la ooe day. Does
aot prod oca tbe ringing in- the bead like
flnlpbale of Quinine. Vttt up ia tablets
eon aen lent ir taking. Oaarsassed to cure
'at avooay raAudel. Price IS Cents. Fot
aala at Bradbam's lsrmanjaad all other
CURLING IS POPULAR.
Plrls Go Ia Tor It With Great Zt ud
Bootn Kxpert Playrrm.
Tbe inclosed ire rinks an- Boinfj to
06 more tuau trer popoUr thin winter.
That is becauM a new ut bus been
found for theui in introducing the
game of curling. LTules tbe straws iu
the wind tell a very false tale, this sec
ond game imported from Scotland ii
sure to have, from now on, almost aj
pronounced a rogue as golf.
Its chief recommendations nro that,
like golf, it is an old and houom ,le pas
time. It is not intricate or costly, and it
is making a special appeal to womcuou
the other aide. Women in Scotland
don't rery often indulge in curling ou
tbe frosen loebs and rirers, but iu Lou
don it is being rapidly adapted to the
ievrinki by sport loving women of rauk,
lid pretty soon we are gciug tu litar
Just aa much about akipa and ho Iiiich,
teee and beionii a we have heard all
summer of foarxomes add driver, put
ting greens and lofting.
"If you can bowl well and like t- do
it," said a girl who was talking about
the new game and its charms, "you are
bound to make a capital curler. Beside,
It's a wonderfully healthy, exciting sort
of sport, and as to the propriety of it,
just ask and you'll find oot that iu Scot
land it is considered a special relaxation
for tbe oiergy.
"Up in Canada the girls go in for
curling with a great deal of vigor.
There is a woman's curling club being
started in Boston, another iu Baltimore,
and if the winter brings any mod ice
this year there will be ionic bcnxpicla
on tbe Hudson." St. Paul Piuti
ALL SORTS OF SPORTS.
Pennsylvania university hag chal
lenged Yale to a basket baJl match.
ShepHomans, the old Princeton back,
baa been coaching the New Yorn uni
versity football eleven.
Henry N. Pillabury, tbe Brooklyn
obese expert, who has been playing
abroad, has returned to America.
The report that Corbett and Fitzsim
IBODS are to fight st Coney Island has
not been taken seriously by the New
Grant, the Canadian runner, has
shown up better than any of the new
men at Pennsylvania university train
ing under Mike Murphy.
With a 100 yard sprinter who can
do better than 10 second Yale men re
gard tbe outlook for the 167 intercol
legiate with complacency.
In order to keep alive interest in
track athletics tbe University of Penn
sylvania sntioipstes giving a series of
indoor games during tbe winter.
Zxois Cyr and Horace Barre of Mont
real have been matched to meet in a
heavyweight lifting contest for the
world's championship and f 2,500 a side.
Jim Corbett says the Fits and Shar
key fight will be a cut and dried affair.
Tbe purse, be says, will be spljt, and
tbe fighters will get a piece of the gate
Frank Craig, tbe Coffee Cooler, has
notified Billy Newman that he has ac
cepted the offer of a $2, 000 purso which
Newuan offered him to box Dan Cree
dou of Australia.
The wing shot championship now
.goes to George J. Roll of Blue Island,
Ills., who at Baltimore recently defeat
ed Bert J. Claridge, who won the tro
phy at the recent tournaments at Chi
eagOk John Fleming of the National Sport
ing club of London has announced tbe
appointment of Dr. Ordway as Ameri
can representative of the club, with full
authority to make all matches on this
aide of the ocean.
Tbe executive committee of the Unit
ed States Golf association recently held
a meeting at the residence of President
Tb odore A. Havemeyer, New York,
and made a few. miaos? changes in the
constitution and bylaws.
Xt Harvar Crew De to HcaUf.
JZarvard'a rowing magnates say there
is ire chance of a crimson crew going to
England next year. A report from a
London paper said that America would:
again be represented at Henley and that
the oarsmen would be from Harvard.
Bat the coaches say there is nothing in
Ibis rumor and that it probably origi
nated from the fact that an English
coach will have charge of the crimson
crew. Harvard ia under obligation to
raw Cornell next season. It is said she
will never send a crew abroad till Cor
nell and Yale have been beaten. The
Cambridge oarsmen rery rightly believe
that honors could not be gained at Hen
ley when there are unbeaten crews in
this country. Aquatics at both Yale and
Harvard will doubtless undergo marked
ehuigee next year, when English meth
ods will be used at both universities.
Every lover of the sport hopes that the
achoolboy rows between these two great
institutions will be settled forever and
that they meet on the field and ou tbe
water for the sport itself. New York
A Owd CuiJ M Abroad.
Mr. Albert Horner, a wealthy resi
dent of the Hawaiian Islands, bought
from Palo Alto fsrm recently one of the
best bred colts ever exported from this
country. Tbe youngster is Adriou, by
Advertiser, : 1 5 V4 , dsm Clarion, 23,.
by Ansel, son of Electioneer, second
dam Consolation, dam of Utility, 2:13,
by Dictator; third dam Belle, grand&m
of Superior, 2 :17 V4, by Alexander's Nor
man; fourth dam, Vic, dam of Matrie
Graham, 2.-211-,. by Mambrino Chief.
Advertiser, the aire of this oolt, is the
son of Electioneer, reserved at Palo Al
to to fill his aire's place, his dam being
Lulu Wilkes, by George Wilkes; second
dam. the famous Lulu, i A5, by Alex
ander's Norman. So well was Adrion
thought of at Palo Alto that, it is said,
be oould not have been secured by any
breeder who would have kept him ia
this country. Exchange.
la essential to
health. Every nook
aad corner of the
system is reached by the blood, sad on
Its quality the condition of every organ de
p da. Good blood means strong nerves,
good digestion, robusl health. Impure
blood mttns scrofula, dyapepaia, rheuma
tism, catarrh or other diseases. Tbe surest
way to have good blood is to take Hood's
SarsepaxilVa. This msdiclns purifies, vi
talises, and enriches the blood, and sends
the elements of health aad strength to
every nerve, organ and tissue. It creates
a good appetite, giras refreshing sleep
and eures that tired feeling. Remember,
Is the brst la fact the Ooe Troe Blood Purifier.
s-i j rjt I1: sssy to
nCXXl 9 FillS take, ssry to operate. 23c
NINE HUNDRED AND ONE.
There Are That Many Tart I J the Uigb
Few people, pcrhap-i, auion those
who ure waiting for the $o biccle
wosld prouably L.ive thought that there
arc 0 1 ilistKKt pieces in a modem ma
chine. Of course, a great many of these
are trifling aud apparently insignificant,
but, all the siiiue, they probably require
the same thought, tbe same labor and
skill aj if they were large and iu.por
taut. These 901 parts have to be design
ed, patterns made for uiott, special ma
chinery aduptcd for some, ami 011 all
skilled labor expeuded, before they are
lit for absorption in the machine. Then,
further labcr f the highest iias, spiead
iug over nmny dt partnients, is required
to build these 9(Jl parts into a bicycle.
Despite all that is said ou the subject,
a bicycle is nor comparable, as an in
dustrial prcd. t, to a sewing machine.
Poople who m-itHUce the present prices
of sewiug much 1 lies compared with tho.e
which ruled some half dozen years ago
and apply the contrast to cycles are
spo-aking without their book. Automatic
machinery in itself can almost turn out
a complete sewing machine, but when
tbe automatic machine is finished with
tbe cycla components there still remains
a considerable amouut of skilled labor
to be exptnded, and ou the character of
this labor, quite, as much as the quality
of tbe material, tbe status of the cycle
I: is iu this peculiarity that the cycle
differs from the rifle uid almost every
other sporting machine. Takeu as a
whole, the bicycle is one of the cheap
est sporting instruments made. New
Yoi k Advert iscr.
THE BICYCLE ABROAD.
Cycle racing for women is going out
of favor iu France.
More than two machines abreast are
not permitted under any circumstances
A writer for Tbe Sketch saw a shock
ing sight recently namely, a man in a
black frock coat and a tall hat cycling
Preaching to a cyclist church parade
one Sunday, it (Jburch of England pa.-,
tor chose the text, "Bodily exercise
proflteth little. "
In France, where tbe number of bi
cycles is known because of the collec
tion of a tax, the proportion is only 1
wheel to each 2o0 of the population.
A bicycle dealer's strike is said to
prevail in Madrid. The strikers are pro
testing against the heavy taxes imposed
on them by the Spuuish government.
1 ho authorities of Brussels have link
ed for estimates on 22,000 white enam
el plates to bo attached to the bicycles
of that city iu connection with the lby"
Jerome K. Jerome, the English aa
tlicr, pronounces the product of Ameri
can bicycle factories to be "utter trash. "
Americans have the same opinion of his
Cycling in Saxony is subject to mi
nute and carefully enforced police regu
lations, which in many places prohibit
altogether the use of brakcleKS ma
chines. Scorching is forbidden on all German
highways. At very steep down grades
the cycler must dismount aud guide his
wheel until the descent is passed before
England is beginning to think that
bicycling cabinet ministers may have 10
be restrained. Mr. Ritchie, president
of tbe board of trade, was lately unable
to attend an important debate in the
commons concerning his department be
cause he was laid up from the results of
a fall from his bicycle.
FoldluK Iiicycle For Army Work.
A new form of the folding bicycle liu
been designed by an army otlicer with
view of makiiig tbe military cyclist v.
combatant. The machine is tf ordinary
low pneumatic type, with a chain gear,
but it folds ou itself, eo ns to bring both
wheels together. Mounted on such a
wheel, the soldier can approach the ene
my, dismount and within a minute
have the machine ou his back, with Lis
arms free to shoot, to scale or any other
duty. It weighs about B0 pounds. Iu
view of the high opinion of the possi
bilities of the bicycle in war which has
been expressed by tbe leading military
authorities in this country, together
witli the active stepe that have been
takeu toward tbe formation of military
wheel corps, tbe new bicycle specially
commends itself to army experts, a
well as to cyclists in general. It has
been tried 111 tiie French army and is
said to bare astonished th 3 commnuders
with its potential value in war for sur
prising the enemy by unexpected attacks.
atra. Parkkunt oa Cycling-.
Mrs Parkhurst, wife of the noted
New York chrgymau and reformer,
says: "Of course I do not believe thai
bicycling is immoral. I am a wheel
woman in; elf and believe that the
wheel is beneficial from every point of
riew. The bicycle is a very active agent
in the advance of morality. A K'r' who
rides the wheel is lifted out of herself
and her surroundings. She is made to
brentbe purer uir, see fresher and more
beautiful scenes nud get an amount ol
exercise she would not otherwise get.
All this is highly beneficial. I think we
can trust to the majority of the girls to
conre out all right. Only those with nat
urally immoral tendencies will become
immoral while usiDg the wheel."
A New Bicycle Rac.
A new kind of bicycle race recently
took place at Norway, Me. A Kiard
track 100 feet lon and 8 inches wide
was built, arid electric wires strung,
with 2i buttons scattered along tin
leugth of the path. The contestants rode
the narrow track, and in passing ran
over the buttons wherever possible. The
winner m;wnaged to ring 11 of the 2i
belle. New York Post.
Unit i more, MI.
The Paper of the People
For the People and with the People.
Honest in Motive, Fearless in Kxnreior,
S-uiud io I'rin-iple, 1'iswervn: in
its Allegiance to Right Tueorics
aud Huht I'ri-.c'ices.
Tbe Sun publishes all the nevs nil the
time, but it docs Dot allow Its columns to
l degraded by unclean, immoral or
purely senmt ional matter.
Editorially, Tiik Scn is the consistent
sod unchanging champion and de lender
of popular rights and Interests nsrain-t
political machines and monopolies ol
every cnaracter. inaepcoaent :rj all
things, extreme in none. It 18 tor good
laws, good government and good order.
Bv mail Fifty Cents a month. Six Dol
ar a vea-. g""-
HER AWFUL ERROR.
There Waa Only One Tiling Left For Hei
She was weeping when he entered, and
they bad not been man itd so long that
be felt it unnecessary to trv to comfort
"Why, my dear," he said, sitting
down beside her and putting his aim
around her, "what has happened?"
"Oh, I shall never get over it nev
er!" she cried, unheeding his query.
"Never get over what?" he asked.
"Has uny one dared to insult you or say
anything unkind to you?"
"No-o," she returned through her
teais, "it isn't that. I did it myself,
"Oh, never mind!" he said soothing
ly. "There isn't a piece of bric-a-brac
in the whole house that can't be re
placed. ' '
"it isn't that, either," she sobbed.
"If it was just a money lots, I would
not care. But it is a mistake a fearful
mir-take that I made, and w lieu 1
think what people will say when they
hear about it 1 just want to go away
and die. It 's simply awful to contem
plate, Harrv, aud I don't see how I can
live in this neighborhood and hold my
head up after it. "
"Well, we'll move if it's necessary,"
he answered. "But tell me what it is."
She brightened up instantly at the
suggestion that they might move.
"1 never thought of that," she said.
"That will hi ic all right. You see, the
trouble is all about that Mrs. Brown
who lives in the next block. If we can
get away from her and the people that
know her, I euppose I can live it down. "
"You haven't had any serious trouble
with her, have you?" he inquired anx-icu-dy.
"Oh, dear, uo!" she answered. "But,
you fete, 1 called 011 her today."
"Well, what happened then?"
"Ncthiug. She was punctiliously po
lite, but I could easily see she was in
clined to look down upon me as a wom
an who tiiil not understand social cus
toms, but nevertheless was well mean
ing and was to 1 treated with dignified
coortef-y. I couldn't understand it at
first, hut later"
"Why, later I learned that she moved
into the neighborhood two hours before
we did, and 1 should have waited for
her to call on me first. Yc-s; I'm afraid
we'll have to move, Harry. I can never
be any one here after that." Chicago
Chimniie Wot a world of perwersity
an temptashuu dis is, Rosy! You an I'd
never wanter go on dat old grass ef we
knowed der privetlig wes open ter us.
New York Sunday World.
It'i Sometimes Tbt Way.
She was surprised when she heard of
the engagement, and she showed it.
"Why, I was perfectly satisfied in
my own mind that yon liked John bet
ter than Harry," she said.
"Well, to tell the truth, I did," re
plied the engaged girl.
"But yon say you are engaged to
Harry. ' '
"Ye", that's tine. "
"Well, 1 don't understand it at ail."
"Why. it's veiy simple. You .see,
Harry was the one w ho proposed. ' '
Agreed With Him.
"1 think," said the comedian, "that
some of the humor which I have intro
riuced is strictly up to date. "
"Yes," replied the friend who has a
geHle method of saying unkind things,
"there is uo doubt of that. There is a
great popular craze for the antique, at
present." Washington Star.
A Joyful Reunion.
"Margaret and I hadn't seen each
other for ten years. "
"What did she say when you met?"
"She said I had grown awfully gray. "
"And what did you say to lier?"
"I told her she hud become enormous
ly fat." Chicago Kecord.
Why He Objected.
Thirsty Thingumbob I never han
dles a hoe. Lots. It puts blisters on me
Farmer That won't hurt you.
Thirsty Thingumbob Yes, but (ley's,
got water in 'em. Philadelphia Record.
"It's pretty tough," sighed the small,
sickly tree "There are ten girls in this
block learning to ride the bicycle, and I
am absolutely the only object they can
run into. If there was only a hydrant
or something!' Detroit Tribune.
Putting It Kindly.
"Do you think he really wants to
marry me for my niemey?"
"I don't suppose he really wants to.
Rather say, he thinks, in order to get
tbe money, he'll have to." Indianap
A Woman's Reason.
Tom Barry Would you accept mi if
I were to propose?
Perdita Try me and see.
Tom Barry But I just wanted to
satisfy my fiancee's curiosity. Truth.
A Fatal Error.
"Why did the Beverlys call in the in?
ritations to Mabel's wedding?"
"They had made a mistake and is
sued the invitations for the cook's after
noon out." Chicago Record.
The Ideal Panacea.
James L, Francis. Aldermn. Cbicico.
sts: "I n-i'ard Dr Kui-s New 1)mov
. ry :-s an Ideal PamCia t" r Coui
Col':8 aod LuoiT Compliim?, having
u-el it in my f-m i'y l"i the la-t live :irs.
to the exclu-iou of ohy-ici; 11 's prescrip
tions or other preparations
Rev. John Bin 1: us. Keokuk, lown,
writer: "I l ae I e. 11 a Minister ot the
Method 8- Episcopal t'huich for 0 v:ir
or mor-. ai d h e never Uui'd anything
-o beneticia'. r licit save me uch -jvedy
r. lief as Dr. Kii u's New Di-coveiy Try
'his I'leal Ci'U.h Hee.ly. Trial Ho'.ths
r e at F. S. ruft'yVs ) MuJtore.
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children.
' It M
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castorla.'
Children Crj for Pitcher's Castoria.
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
Children Cry fa Pitcher's Castoria.
Brilliant Young's ( Ivlli.atlon.
It tvas L;:d enough in sme of its fea
tures, no ooubt, bur this b::di:,SH has
made tin. world lose sight of tic fact
j that :t nl-o n 'Utiiiu otht 1 feature . f sur
I passing rx- That 1 1 at ion,
whicn for a ( nt uiy it has bt . ; ne ureuui
j of public ee iicinii-ts to estal ii.sh, found
iu the ' ri(. iiial Mormon set t lenient al
most a perfect development.
Mr. William K. Smythc mentions in
The Atlantic Monthly hew the-Morinons
started co-operative iriigation. They
settled upon the arid edge of the Amer
ican desert, it was necessary that they
should plant crops, and that ijuiekly, nr
starve. Nothing would g:ow unliss. the
soil was watered. Immediately Biigham
Young summoned his disciples aud put
them to work digging the ditch which
should turn the waters i f City creek
upon the fields. It was done quickly,
and iu time an excellent irrigation canal
was made. Brigham ruled his subjects
with a rod of iron, but he ic.led them
wisely, so far as puhl.e matters w, nt.
He parceled out the land into farms of
20 acres each. That he considered enough
to produce what one family needed. All
the unallotted land belonged to th pub
lic. Nobody was allowed to own more
ground than lie tilled: nobody was al
lowed to buy land for a future iie.
All enteiprises in which the general
public wa.s interested merchandizing,
banking, etc. were organized on the
plan of numbers of small stockholders
putting their means together and start
ing them. They were conducted on per
fect business principles iudustrv, econ
omy and honesty. The irrigation canals,
waterworks, etc., belonged to the pub
lic, and uo private company was ever
able to get possession of them.
Everybody had to work for his living
was forced to do sj. The profit arising
from business of any kind was divided
among the stockholders on the most hon
est principles. So well did the system
prosper in all its branches that, as Mr.
Smythu tells us, one of the concerns.
Zion's Co-operative Mercantile institu
tion, has paid for 27 yeais annual
dividend of 9 1-3 percent. No commu
nity in modern times, except in gold
mining districts, has become rich sc
quickly as these Mormons did.
The country mail carrier on horseback
with saddlebags was a familiar feature
of half a century ago. Then came the
country mail carrier in his sulky. It
was left for the rurali.sts of the end of
the nineteenth century to become famil
iar with the appearance of the mail car
rier bicyclist. Many of the star route
postoffie'es are now served by the bicycle
mail carrier. He makes better time than
a horse can d; over reads and ;;r times
when he can travel at all. Also it can
not be denied that ho has a good deal
more fun than ihe old time mail man
did. His bicycle is no expense, and in
that respect it has the advantage over
tftfe horse. But the drawback is that in
rainy and muddy and snowy weather
the bicycle cannot go at all. Moreover,
some parts of the country are yet so
heathenish as to have 110 roads fit for
cycle travel. That difficulty iu time w ill
be overcome. There is no promoter of
good roads like the bicycle.
It is unfortunate that tbe big Ferris
wheel property at Chicago has bad the
hard luck to pass into the hands of a re
ceiver. The Ferris wheel pr. ba'.ly give
as much healthful and innocent pleasure
to the minute to nun, women and chil
dren as any invention ever made. There
is an infinite joy, a serene happiness iu
riding slowly and majestically through
the air above all the smoke, rinsT, clam
or and fretting at the earth's .surface,
above the tops of live and six i-tory
buildings, aud taking in long breaths
of the air as the Almighty ruado it. We
may hope that the enterprise will re
cover from its temporary embarrassment
and that the great wh-el will still roll
ou serene and prosperous.
The Poles, Russians and Italians are
the most ignorant of tha immigrants
who come here. For the year ending
June SO, 343,267 immigrants landed ia
America, aud of these 28 per cent were
unable to-read and write. It is an ap
palling record of ignorance. The Italians
are among the mot illiterate. They are
also the most willing to learn of any.
In the public schools and those estab
lished by private benevolence the chub
by, beady eyed Italian children are on
the alert to catch every point presented
by their teachers. The Italian is ou the
whole as civilizable as any among the
strange medley of races we have to re
ceive and assimilate in this country.
In spite of tbe war in Cuba, sugar,
politically and otherwise, will be plen
tiful iu this country next year. The
World's product will be larger than that
t)f last year. It will amount altogether
!o8,76o,000 tons. The beet .sugar crop
of Germany and other European coun
tries is something immense. It will
amount to 1,960,000 tens, more than
half the world's total crop.
A tourist agency has added to its in
ducements to travelers bicycle trips.
Wherever, iu lands foreign or domestic,
its patrons desire to visit points of note
by bicycle instead of by carriage their
wish will be gratified. Think of scorch-
iug ou a wheel over the giound where
lions used to eat up Chi i.-f ians m the
Coliseum at Rome!
A recent newspaper publishes a plo
ture of the "room" in which President
Elect McKinley does his literary work. "
Is Mr. McKinley a lirerary man?
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HVO IN A SINK HOLE.
a. KENTUCKY PRINTER NARRATES A
While Following; the Call of His Faithful
ling lie Met With a MiRhap In Irk
Hole Willi a I ier e WiUl Meant The
l'cape and Recognition.
Pretty much everybody in the crowd
bad told a story of the gun or dog or
tishpole except a printer who looked
about as much like a hunter or fisher
man as he did like an angel.
"It's your turn now, Muggins, ' said
"I never hunted anything but hoard
ing houses over in Brooklyn," lie said,
with .". wan and dodging kind of air, as
if people threw ihings at him whenever
he tried to tell a story
"But before you came here in what
we want to know about," put in sev
eral, "and you've either got to tell a
story or pay fcr the drinks every time
anybody else tells one."
He moved about uneasily and pushed
his chair back from the table, drawing
it closf up again immediately and final
ly i psring his hands clasped on the board
in front of him.
"Well, gents," he said with the wan
and dodging look still in his eye, "let
me think a minute. Before I came here
I lived iu Chicago, where I was hunted
instead of hunting. Before that I was
in w Orleans, where I only hunted a
job. Before that I was in St. Paul,
where; I was hunting a warm place all
the time. Before that I lived in Boston,
where it, was too frigid to hunt, mid be
fore that, quite a long time before that,
I lived in old Kentucky, ai:d, gents, 1
did hunt there. Nothing but a coon,
ruebbe, or a fox or a possum or as little
as a squirrel or only a dove in the dusty
road, but it was finer than anything ou
"I was only a boy, and perhaps that
had something to do with if, but I didn't
know any different then, like I do now,
and it was just the tin est on e:uth and
no mistake." And his wan face lighted
up as if J.c veie looking through the
open gutt s t f pLii iiuite. "I recollect 1
had a deg that was eonud rable of a
hunting (., but l.c was an unrcstlrss
kind f ; : f, ulid when he treed any
thing ho would do a lot of barking at
first, but if somebody didn't con;o
mighty quick he would give it up and
go moseying along after the next thing
in sight. One night I was out with him
after coons, and about ft o'clock I heard
him bark like he was over in a clump
of woods about a half mile away. 1
knew 1 was going to have to get to him
pretty quick if 1 found him there at all,
aud I fctarud across a field toward the
woods aa fast an I could go. It was a
stubblei held with sink holes like you
find all over Kentucky in the limestone
parts, and the place was dark, though
the mccn was jmt bcginnii g to show
above the woods. I whs thinking more
about what the dog had than anything
else, aud ns I went banging through the
field, all at nice I seemed to drop off of
the earth and fall into a cellar, and iheu
I knew I had tumbled into a sink hole.
They aie never very deep or dangerous,
and I wasn't afraid if being fatally
hurt, tut it took tho Fund out of me
right quick, and I went down through
tho weeda and stuff, not know ing just
what had happened. Of course I hadu'i
much time to think, ami when 1 hit
bottom 1 had still less, for instead ( 1
lighting on tho ground r stones cr
thicket, I lit 011 something alive. It was
a wild animal cf some kind. 1 didn't
know what, and I was grand till my
hair Legau to fct 1 funny on my head.
"When I went down. I vvi i.t hard,
and I kind of knock d the wind .i t oi
tbe varmint ;.t firet, but :n a .-cioi-d i:
began to yowl and snap ami Fjiarl and tr
twist under me and try to ; t (ut aim
to raise the dirkcus generally. In the
meant imo I was yelling and sqr.uwkiug
find trying to scare the blamed thinji,
becHiiso I thought it was a wildcat, a'nl
I knew a boy of my t-izo didn't have
any show with a wildcat if the varmint
ever took a notion to light, and 1 knew
pretty well that n wildcat was about as
sure to take a l-oiion to fight us any
thing on earth. I ricn't know exactly
what I did iu that Lr.le or how I did it,
but I remember it seeim-d about a month
of Sundays that I was all uiuseed up in
there with some kind of a wild animal,
and finally tho thing got from under me
jmd, scooted as fast as it could for the
top of the Fink hole. I followed after it
as quick as I could, for I became braver
when I saw it run, and when I got up
on tho level the moon had come out,
aud I could pee the varmint fairly skin
ning it out for tho tall timber. I yelled
at it, w ith all my might, though I didn't
run after it very fast, and begau to call
my dog. Ou the second call tbe varmint
stopped, aud I begau to get ready to skin
out myself, when I get a l-tter look,
and, by tbe great born spnu, gents, it
was my dog. I called him then, and be
came back to mc. and I could I4ee for
myself that he had holed something
down there in the sink, r.nd his harking
had been smothered and sounded away
off to me, and of course when 1 dropped
in ou him unexpectedly like that he
didn't know anything about it, and nei
ther did I, mnl there v.-e was. Iu any
eveut, gentlemen, '" concluded the for
mer Corncntekt r,."that nog t tnic trot
ting back to me, and when we met face
to face in the moonlight he scrter look
ed at me, mid I sorter looked at Lim,
and I don't know wl.i'h one (f us felt
mof-t like apologizing. I do know,
though, we both knocked off for that oc
casion, and on tho way heme we took
turn about m aking along behind eacl
oilier, me and tho dog." New York
Paris is threatened with arenfthwance
cf paganism. Several well known litte
rateurs, poets aud aitists have banded
themselves into a society for the adora
tion of heathen deities. This romantic
revival has already caught the Parisian
fancy, and converts are announced tv
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