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uaving openea a oeniai omce in
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DIOK JOHNSON'S VENOEANOE.
Thov woifo tho rribSt contented fam
ily In tho (world. Tho father was by
turns n proipector, a trajijier, or a
rancher, but ho novor sufececd In mak
ing a good living" In finy vay. Ho
was n rcmniably handsome 'mountain
eer, tall nnd strorjg, dnd ho looked on
honest labor ni riiilto berJcath him.
His word was his bpnd ; ho contracted
no debts thit ho' could nbt pay, yet ho
itcn cut up a ,iat steer and dtviveu tho
meat among bis neighbors, who sent
m vect'tablcs'and groceries in return.
and nover asked Wlicro tbo fat steer bod
corau from. Perhabs they' knew,
When a herd pasaHl aionc the du tV
high-road tho wOmbn smiled at each
other nnd said ; "I fuess We'll havo
some fresh meat to-morrow.''
Soraotlmos iho' would drive into town
with n team ofJiigh-steppingl, Smooth
coated horses attached to his, rusty old
buckboafd. Then his ffionds crowded
about tridrn, stroking thb glpssy necks,
examining tha white teeth, but rio ond
in this litllo IIormon settlement oveif
thdught of inijairiug whero be got
Dick Jfjhns6h'. was th kinddst. Of
men to his lncnas and tamiiy; yet lib
had his record. He would bo lynched
promptly if bo" should ever return to
Montana ; he had shot a bridgekeoper
who demanded toll of him, and, al
together, tho deaths of a half-dozen
men, were caused by tho well known
fact that "Olo Dick wnz mighty lively
with his pistols when ho got 'nuff whis
His wife did not always have a good
print dress to wear to town, tho child
ren wero seldom supplied with shoes,
but sho always seemed contented and
lazily happy, nnd thcro was not a
merrier set ot little ones. Too mother
was a fairhaired, bluo-eyed woman,
and the children all looked like her.
"Tbo children mostly awl looks like
me," she would say, with an amiable
smilo ; "awl of 'cm 'cept Caddie, an' I
guees she looks more like her pa.
"xou kin jest bet I do. and l m
mighty glad 1 havn't no'tow-head like
tbeso hero young 'uns,j' Caddie would
answer, one was a remarkably band
some girl, and people who admired
her delicate, dark faoe, wore always
shocked when her coarse voice and
language were heard. Of course, this
energetio girl ruled the whole family j
tbo man who in spite ot hi strength
and ferocity, was as tender hearted and
simple-minded as a ohild, tbo indolent
amiablo wonwn, and the swarm of tow-
Jnddie had dreams of something
different from the vagrant life that
satisfied the rest of the family. Some
times she Baw hereon a busy wile, aud
mothor, moving about tho two or three
rooms of a log farm house, with a fow
hardy ilowers struggling for existence
in the small front garden, with ourrent
bushes, strawberry vines, and tlournh-
ing vegetables surrounding the house,
and with waving fields of green stretch'-
ing awav to the dark mount-ins that
bound these 'Western valleys.
no connded these visions to ber
"I tell yer what, maw," sho said,
"when 1 git married 1 ham t agom to
hev no scoh a ferlom 'doby shanty ez
this hero, it 11 hev to be a log house,
and denied well plastered an white
washed inside an' out. An' there'll be
tbo purtieat rag-carpet on tho front
room lloor you ever see, an' a good
board floor in tho kitchen, loo. An
I'll hev a likely colt to ride, an' somo
cows, bo's to hev lots of milk an' but
ter, an yer bet yer life 1 11 be boss o
the bull golderned ranch."
"iew vo always bed hno ideas in
yew ro head, Uaddie, drawled her
mother ; "an' of yew marries Bishop
Hums, like ew ro pa wants yew tow.
marbe he 11 giv yew a log house ; bu
yew knew well enull that JJan Williams
caiuL do no eeoh thing fer ye."
"Huh r observed Uaddie ; "of hat
bull-headed ole Burns ever comes
a-shinuiu' 'round me, he'll get sech a
crack in 'is law 'II make him sea stars,
or else my natuo lraint Caddie John
"Wall, I guess he'd better not risk
it then,'' said tho woman, with a feeble
laugh j "yew're pa'n a-hitchin' up tho
bosses, Caddie, an' I reckon vew'd
better pack that there bit o' butter in ft
box, an raebbe old liurns ull give yaw
some shoes ier H et yewe re real nice
"All right," answered Caddio
"looK-a-nere, you Mom, I'll kick you
into the middle of uext week if you
don't stop tryin' to lasso that thero
pig. Come along here now, a"' git
yer faoo washed. We're goin, to tho
'Co-op.,' an' mebbo yoiul git somo
candy, of you behavo yourselves."
There was only ono seat inthe wagon
and on it sat Dick Johnson and bis
wife, who held tho baby in her aims,
Caddio sat on tho box iu tho back o
the wagon, and the children rolled
around her iu tho hay that was always
taken along for tho horses to eat while
the women wero trading in tho Co
operauvn otoro and tho man was
drinking at the one saloon.
Tho toad ran along tbo bank of
river, whoso gleaming breadths, seon
at intervals through tbo overhanging
wiuows, together wun a long sweep
oi green anu urown anil goiu ouneu
cra-ia that bowed its taeseled heads
tho breeze passed over it, waving like
a many-colored sea away to tho dark
mountains with their snowy tops, form
eu a picture almost sublime in its per
grass is een a-most
ready to out, remarked old JJiok,
guess I'll borry tho bishop's hay rick
io-morrcr, an go alter a loao o bay,
an' j on youngsters kin come along an'
help stamp it, el you want so. '
Tho children set up a joyful shout,
for this was a treat to tbern, as
would bo to any one, to tumble about
in tho long grass, to fish for minnow
in tho cool, gurgling creek, to wado
into it knee deep for water-cress, t
pick tart, wild strawberries and to oat
nil theso delicacies with tho swee
homo-made bread and country butter,
And after this delightful day, how
pleasant it was to roll in the sweet-
smelling hay, with tho breezes cooling
their sun-burnt cheeks during tho long
Tbo wagon drew up at List In front
of tho village store, and the girl mar-
ehalod tho children into tbo "Co-op,
witu a good deal ot loroibio persua
''How de do, Sister Johnson," said
. : ' . 1 It Bnd. Like notion
tho storo keeper, who was also tho
Morman bishop "well, Caddio, I sco
you'ro as fat and sarsy as you over
Caddie stared nt hint scornfully, not
becauso sho was offended at his free
language, ho was quite used to that
but this uncouth creature had as inuoh
atural coauctrv as nnv other fifteen.
year old gfrL
"llow much bo you navln fer tin-too
butter now " sho asked 'Til let you
ev this hero, of you 11 gtvo mo six bits
ron ier it."
"Ob, come now." ho said, "vou
don't want to' do mo out o' all my pro
fits like that. Socio It's you, I'll lot
yo hov two bits a pound for it. an'
that's moru'n I'd do for ennybody oleo."
"Well," said tho cirl. "I cuoss I'll
jest look nt somo shoes, on' if I kin soo
pa'r l like, 1 11 take em for tho but
Caddio's mother had cono with her
numerous offsprings to visit a friend,
and Caddio was loft alone to do hor
trading. Hor elderly admirer took ad
vantage of this fact to plead his cause
iin tho handeomo girl.
"You've cot a nurtv foot, for a cal o'
your size," bo said as sho tried on a
pair of calfskin shoes, declining all help
"Huh 1" said the lady, too onerosied
vwith hor task to notico tho compli
ment : "yas, theso hero shoes fits kinder
slick, but I don't b'lievo they's hold
(Water when tho snow oouies."
"Oh, they'll hold water fast enounb."
ho answered; "but they ain't half nico
enough ier sech a hansom foot as
yourn. Now hero s a pair o kid shoes
I'm o-savin' for my wife."
"Well, ' asked Caddie sharnlv.
then why don't you uivo urn to her 1
Lord knows she needs um bad onuff."
"Now look a-here, Cad, bo said :
thet's tomfoolishness, an' you know
t : Mirandy don't want for nothiu'. and
sho don't oaro about fineries, bul most
girls does, an' I toll you what, my
sccond'll havo tho nicest duds o' any
woman in town."
Caddio lmd put her shoes on neain
by this time, and she did not propose
to listen to him any longer. It wonld
not be wiso to quarrel with tho bishop,
but she had no desiro "to play scoond
name in no kind o music, and sho
told him bo.
"Haw, haw. haw," ho laughed, "I
guess not. I km jest see the way my
ole woman '11 hev to step around when
yon air Airs, liurns. seo here, Uaddie '
bo added, as she turned to go, "I want
to talk to you, an you might lest as
well listen now as onnv other time.
You know your pa went prospeotin'
Inst year, an' I furnished the gubb fer
tho trip. Well he fonnd a purty good
claim, an' now an Eastern company's
sent an expert oat hero to look at it,
an' like as not they'll buy it. Well,
ono night your pa got purty full hero in
town, and I got him to sign a bill o'
I - f . I -VT 1 . 1. ,
emu ui uiu mine, mow no aon i Know
nothiu' 'bout the company, an' he don't
know thet tho paper ho signed wuz a
bill o' salo to you, if you'd bo sensible
and marry me, like yonr pap wants
you to. '
"I don t b liece you ve cot no bill o'
sale, said tho girl quietly ; "show mo
' Her faco was dark with anger. Sho
looked very pretty, as sho sat thero in
tho dingy little store, on a long pack
ing 'box j her glorious brown hair had
been blown loose by tho wind, her ran
ged sun-bonnet hung by its strings
around her neck, her blub eyes wore
bright with excitement, and her brown
cheecks glowed. Tho bishop looked at
her admiringly as ho returned with tho
paper. Sho roso to her feet, and her
slight, round figure showed, oven
through tho clumsy pink calico, its
graceful curves. She moved round
between him and tho open door of tho
stove in vvhiob a wood tiro burned, for
too evenings aro cold in these moun
tain villages, and then as he read aloud,
Bho suddenly snatched the paper and
thrown into tho stovo. Uo sprang
forward with an oath, but it was too
late, and when bo turned to look for
tbo girl sjie was gone.
Tho next day Diok Johnson rodo un
to tho saloon and gravely announced
to tho loungers thero that ho meant to
shoot old Burns on sight, and that the
said Burns had better havo bis gun
handy. Then tho injured man began
to fortify himself with whisky for the
"VYbats the matter with Burns!
asked one of tho crowd ; "I alius,
thought that you wuz on tho best kind
o' terms with tho b'shop.,'
"un, he s lived long enough, tbat s
all," answered old Dick j "an' my arms
air i-gittin' ruBty fer want o' use."
His enemy had been warned, Dick
was drunk enouch to bo dancrerous.
and so bo thought there was no reason
for waiting any longer, and, rhintr, he
slipped quietly out of tho saloon, and
walked over to tho "Uo-op.'
Arriving there, ho stood near tho
door, watching the proprietor, until
tho latter turned, when tho hands of
both men flow to their ready pistols,
nnd tho shots rang out. The bishop
ten, ana uick, wbo was a dead shot,
stood calmly looking at his victim,
The murdered man s wifo ran in from
hor rooms behind tho storo and flung
nerncit aown beside tbo body, with
nean-renuing shriek. Then tbo men
from tho saloon riiBhed in and stood
around looking silently at the bleeding
corpso and at t o poor wifo wbo
mourned the dead man as sincerely as
though ho bad been tho kindest of bus
bands to her.
ner pitiful sobbing aroneed tho sym
pathies of 'the rough crowd, and they
began to look angrily at the victor.
Ono man pointed siguificaritly to a coil
of ropo lying on tho counter, but the
rest looked at tho revolver still grasp-
uu 111 bug iuiiuii lutiuD uuuu, nuu tuuy
shook their heads.
Diok Johnson saw nnd understood,
nnd ho qmctly backed up against the
wall, drew another Bix-shooter and
prooeoded to make his defense. Ho
told tho story of tbo bill of sale. "You
see, bovH, he swindled tno. Now, you
i -1 . ... . . .
Know, a man mn i u-goia' io no client
ou iikq mat an not uy to git rovongo
ier u. i givf mm inir warnin ', bo had
bis cbanoo at mo 1 1 dono it all up reg-
lar, au tbore ain't no call fer bard
keolin s ngin tno. I m sorry fer her.
but yon know it ain't my fault becauso
fer man wuz a scami an' needed
billin." Ills revolvers helped him to
mako uis peace, i neso men wero not
cowards, but they knew thoy could not
tako him alive armed in that way, and
besides, tbey thought his conduct quite
, proper, b.o he was promptly acquitted
by his informnl
Thus was rudo justice dono.
too, was it that Caddio did not
a bishop, but became Dan William s
bride. San Francuco Argonaut,
rrinoiplei Will Always lave.
AN ADDRESS, TO TUB DEMOCRATIC SO
CIETY OF PENNSYLVANIA.
Tho following address to tho demo
cratic societies has been issued by Pres
ident Black :
Philadelphia, Nov. 12. The dem
ocratio party has met temporary defeat
in defeneo of a just, equitable nnd nec
essary principle of frco government.
It contended that unnecesBaryt sxation
was unjust taxation ; that tho federal
government had no right to tako moro
money from the people than might be
necessary for its own BUpport economi
cally administered; and that it had no
right to tako h oney from tho mass of
men to confor it, as a mero largcsB,
upon a class. This doctrino has been
hold by the democratic party from tho
adoption of tho constitution to tho pres
ent day. It was tho doctrino of Jef
ferson, and of every demooralio states
man in our history. But since the
civil war, tho federalists' sehemo of
strong government, taking from tho
pcoplo whatever those in power may
think UBeful or desirable, building up a
few industries at tho expense of others,
and conferring upon favored enterprises
greai annual bounties far in excess of
tbo pnbljo revenues, has been incor
porated in tho policy of tho general
government, and for moro than .a quar
ter of a centuryhas been Bteadily main
tained by our legislation and adminis
tration. PRINCIPLES MUST; LlVk.,
Tho conflict between theso two Drin-
ciplos of government is most assuredly
: : i, l t. . ' .- - " - . rt
uiupicnBiuiu. xl must, continue unui
tho industrial people of the United
States are all free or all slaves. Tho
democratic party baa no thought of
abandoning the fight. On the con
trary, it has just begun it. Consider
ing that the president s reform message,
regardod by many as a perilous new
flepnrturo in invor of industrial free
uoin, was given to congress only in
December last, and that tho ensuing
popular ueoaio nas oeen in progress
loss than a year, tho results of tho vot
ing on November G furnish the ffionds
of tariff reform the moist abundant en
couragement. If so much has been
won in so short a time ; if all borosy
upon this vital question has been
crushed within, or finally cast out of,
ono of the greatest political partiesin
mo unnca states in this brief period,
what may not be accomplished by a
fearless, resolute, persistent agitation.in
the years to come! Rising from this
momentary check, strengthened by the
consciousness that it carries the ark of
public safety, that it has in its keeping
a sacred prinoiplo upon the future sue-
Maa nf nli.nl. .5 3.. . 1 ' , - I
and political freedom of the people of
the United States, the democratic party
will go on with this contest until it is
gloriously won'. Wo have met the
special interests,- the monopolies and
the trusts,- 'stimulated to their utmost
exertion by the now danger which con
fronted them ; wo have nipt their mil
lions, extorted from the labor of tho
country, poured out in any)quontities
demanded by their-unscrupulous politi
cal managers, and, notwithstanding all
their advantages of position, power,
and means, and tho meagre timo al
lowed for tho momentous struggle, wo
httVe fairly divided tbo suffrages of tho
people with them ; and it ,will bo weeks
to oome beforeit can even bo told upon
which sido tho actual popular majority
ORGANISATION OP SOCIETIES.
There are now about 4.000 demo
cratic clubs and democratic societies in
mo united Estates. Tho convention
whioh brought theso together and
jormea tne national association, was
hold only on tho Fourth of July last ;
nna ino aemocratio society, ol Pennsyl
vania was formed but a few weeks pre
vious. Considering tho great work
done, nnd the important results accom
plished in tho few intervening months.
it must now bo annarent to everv in
telligent observer that had this cam
paign of "organization and informa
tion" this vastreDublioannronarranda.
formally founded upon tbo indisDutable
nnd immortal principles of Jefferson
been undertaken at an curlier date, and
prosecutod with intelligent vigor, tho
presidential eleotion of 1888 would
havo had a far different termination
Nothing was required to insure tho suc
cess of tho democratic candidates but
that tho issue should bo olearlv under
stood. This is mado only too manifest
by a comparison of the results in the
manufacturing contres with those in the
agricultural regions. In tho formor the
"tsrilf Bcalo" appears to havo had no
effect whatever upon tho miuds of in
telligont operatives, for whoso alleged
benefit a fraudulent and delnsivo "pro
tection" is invoked, whilo in the arri.
cultural regions, whoso pcoplo aro tho
aimost con i eased victims ot tho federal
ist system of spoliation, tbo federalist
uujuriiies seem to navo been main
tamed and oven increased. In other
words, where tho debate raged,
W1ERK THE CONFLICT WAS FIERCEST,
whero the truth was most clearly and
most thoroughly struck out between
tbe contending parties, thero tho truth
has prevailed. It must, therefore, he
piam mat nan tuo discussion been car
ried homo to tho agricultural no plo of
the country to tho samo extent and
with the Bnmo intensity, wo should
havo made the same strong impression
upon that class as upon tho other. Let
there bo a demooratio sooiety in every
ueiguuuruooa, ana jot, mat society bold
ly, constantly, nnd energetically con
tinuo tho discussion of the tariff quos
tion as it rolates to tho material inter
ests of tho people themselves, and tho
demooratio party of tho United States
win never lose another general election
nuriog tno existence ot this generation
Had tho Demooratio sociolv of Pcnn
sylvania bceu four yoars old, instead of
flyo months, w'th its primary socioties
in every oiection district, as thoy should
uavo uuen, mo election votes ot I'enn
sylvania would havo gone to Grovor
Cloveland, whoie the best interests of
tho largo majority of her people re-
Sulred that tbey should go. Had tho
rational association of demooratio
clubs been even ono year old, instead
of four months, New York and In
diana, and tho whole agricultural west,
wonld havo been for democratic rev
enue reform, instead of republican or
jury, and ho
SOCIETIES TO BE CONTINUED,
i respectfully urge that ovory dem-
o society in Pennsylvania shall
continuo its organization and its acti
vity; that thoy shall hold meetings as
often nt it roav bo convenient to the
members; that thoy shall invito their I
ncirrhbors of overv nolitioal faith and 01
every condition of life to pnrtloipato in
3 a. . .
their discussions ot this all important
question ; and that they shall even now
prepare to perleot their state organiza-
tion, considering what amendments
may profitably bo mado to tho consti-
tution ot tho stato sooioly, ana select-
ing their most intelligent and zealous
members to servo as deputies in tho
next genoral assembly. Wherever
snob societies have not been established,
wo urgently ndviso tho still undaunted
and aggressive demooraoy to sco that
they aro immediately instituted
WHAT SHOULD 11 K DONE.
Tho domocratio societies, naturally
upholding tho principlo of homo rule
in nil its applications, and, naturally
supporting tho interests and guarding
the rights ot tbe masses, tor winch
they wero originally founded by the
greatest ot all American anti-monopolists,
will find mush to ongago their
most earnest attention in the affairs of
our great commonwealth. The result
of the late presidential eleotion will in
oroaso tbo disinclination of the monop
olists of Pennsylvania to yield any
thing whatever and unless publio opin
ion shall be aroused and directed by
intelligent and persistent effort, thero
will bo no enforcement ot tbe beneficent
provisions of our stato constitution;' no
interferenoo with railroad discrimina
tions; restraint upon combining corpor
ations; and no rcliof for tho wrongs ot
labor in the mines, the fields and tbo
shops. But lot tho people consider
these questions in their demooratio
societies in every part of tho common
wealth, nnd notwithstanding tho large
republican majority in tho legi-latnrc,
wo may even, at this late day, enforco
a partial execution of somo of tbo
republicans pledges of tho stato earn.
paign of 188G.
CLOSE UT THE BROKEN RANKS,
Wo commend, to the demooratio people
of Pennsylvania, the declaration of our
noble leader, President Cloveland, that,
for the propogation of our - pure and
immortal principles, tbe, democratic
societies "are the most efficient agencies
ever devised." Nor do wo think wo
can moro appropriately close this brief
appeal tot he democracy to oIbo up
their broken ranks and move forward
i again on tbo striaght bright lino of
auty, to ultimate and complete victory
uiuu wuu ue iouowing irom mo
democratic national committee
"All demooratio committees and com
mitteemen are earnestly requested to
push the organization of permanent
democratic sooieties or clubs within
their respective jurisdictions. Tbe
mportanoe of such an adjunct to the
regular organization cannot bo over
estimated, and the regular organization
oannot bo to active and zealous in pro
moting it. It should bo remembered
that tbe "democratic sooieties were
the first efficient organization of tho
party under Jefferson; that the election
of Jefferson in 1800, anuT.ho ascendancy
, r i .. r r
ui me uuiuucrauo pary xor. Bixiy yours
was mainly tho work of theso societies;
and that tho open, popular club, in
which men freely ditxuss their rights
and duties, is pre-eminently a demoorat
io expedient, and is more needed at
this hour than over beforo in tbo
history of the country!"
Chauncex b. Black, President.
John D. Wormah, Seoretary,
lUb noutb isroad street.
Awful Disaster at Pittsburg, Kansas.
OVER ONE HUNDRED MEN KILLED.
PiTTSBURO, Kansas, November 1(1.
Details of the awful accident in shaft
No. 2, of tho Pittsburg and Cheookee
or oanta i e mining Uompany, near
this placo last night, are just coming
in. Tho company bad moro orders
than tbey could fill and in thoir at
tempt to keep up havo been running
au unusually large force ot miners.
Yesterday morning 104 men wero low
ered Into the mine,
At noon tbo shots wero fired all
right, and later tho miners descended
for afternoon duty. At 5.30 they
were ready to bro their shots again
The first shot had been Gred, but be-
before a man ooald be hoisted a ter
rible rumbling noise was beard above,
and a black cloud ot dirt, slate and
dust shot into the air from tho mouth
of the shaft, tearing away the tracks
upon which tho cages are hoisted and
titling tbe shatt with debris. The ex
plosion occured on the east sido and is
attributed to the inexperience of some
ot tbo now men, Beforo tho men out-
sido could recover their senses ono of
tho miners appeared at the nir shaft
nearly eullocated. Ho was helped out
and followed by others until a largo
number bnd escaped, bow many is not
DOWN TO THE RESCUE.
Thero was plenty of help at hand
and thoso at tbo top devoted their at
tention to rescuing their entombed
companions. The fan Iioubo, only
slightly damaged, was first icpaired,
caiivas being tacked over tho holes
that had to bo closed. About 12
o'clock tbe fan houeo was ready and
fresh air was pumped into tho mine,
driving baok tbe poisonous gas nnd
averting suffocation. Attention was
then turned to repairing the cribbing
bo mat mo cages conid be lowered,
Mon lowered into tho shaft by rope
anu DucKet couiu accomplish nothing,
At 2 a. u. tbo cago was ready to de
scend and tho first rescuing party were
lowered into tbo shatt. Owing to the
: .i u r i
uau uu luoy uuuiu uut remain long.
On the fust return of tbo cage it con
tained a number of uninjured, but bad
ly demoralized men. The bottom of
the shaft was badly damaged, and it
was difiioult to got at tho dead. As
found tbey wero piled together nt the
i . . ... i.: i . i. .. . i. it i t.i
uuviuiu, wiiiiu uio uiu uviug ana unu-
ly wounded were hoisted to tbo top,
NINETY nODIES FOUND.
At 4 in tho morning fivo bad
been rescued, and at 1 v. sr. four more
were brought out alivo. At this timo
they struok an entry contalulug twelve
moro dead, and at 2 this afternoon
ninety dead and nine wounded have
been found, with twenty-five missing,
who aro supposed to be dead. A
large number of tbe killed are French
and Italian miners.
.About twenty years ago tho British
Government discovered that a bright,
Intelligent Irish lad who had joined
tho Eighth Husiars was ondoavoring to
mako certain members of that regi
ment disloyal to the Queen. Indeed,
he had succeeded bo far as to induce
eovoral of tbe IIujar to throw off
their allegiance to the crown and woar
fealty to tno caueo oi ,iroianu, wivu mo
explicit understanding that they
would fight for Irish independence ft
soon ns tho time was npo to gtnko the
blow. 'The youth who had undertaken
tho dangorous mission of making revo
lutlonliiu of the Queen's soldiers had
bcon a student of history and gionea
in tbo career of George Washington
nnd the other American patriots who
shook off the British yoke, and ho felt
that the only h6pe of bringing pros
perity baok to Ireland lay in making
that unhappy country free.
preciato his efforts,
'l ho Knglisb authorities did not ap-
ihav ton not In ihn Inter.
...V. 11 . v. uww -V . 1. --J auwv-
csta 0f the mother country," and ho
wa8 tried for treason and sentenoed to
death. His extreme youth, his talents,
anJ his noble qualities all pleaded
against his execution, and so, after a
iong time( the death sentenoe was
commuted to banHhmont for twenty
V0ftr. n iu0 WAS Dt Australia. In
those days such a sentenoo was regard-
ed as worso than death, and when tho
young soldier went awav thero woro
hoavv heart nmont his friends and
admirers In Enrland and Ireland, for
thoy thought thoy- would novor seo
him again. Even at that timo his
writings hod won recognition and
mado him popular, and when he wont
away it seemed to tho readers ot his
poems as if thoy had lost a dear per
sonal friend. Tho British aristocrats,
Lionel Sockville West among tho num
ber, viewed the matter in a difforent
light, and felt that another of Eng
land's enemies had been disposed of
forever. But tho young exile, alter a
weird experience among tho Australian
wilds, where freedom whispered hopo
oven to the banished, mado bis escape
at the risk of his life in an open boat,
was picked up by an American whaler,
and brought safely to tho shores of
America. Here bis talents won spee
dy recognition among the brightest,
and tho young man who was senteno
ed to death by England for his lovo of
country 'was hailed in cultured Boston
as poet, patriot, and author,
A fow days ago tbe British Minister
at Washington, Lord Sackville' under
took1 to advise a naturalized citizen as
to how he should vote in an American
eloction to promote the welfare of the
".Mother oountry, and tbo young man
who had been condemned to death by
that same "mother country" over
twenty years ago called on the Presi
dent of the United States and urged
tho dismissal of England's diplomatio
representative for his interferenoo in
American affairs. The President list
ened and became convinced, and Great
uritain s lordly Minister-was bounced.
Uur readers would doubtless like to
know tbe namo of the young man
who was condemned to death by Eng
land "twenty golden years ago,"' and
wbo now wears liord oackyillo s scalp
in his belt. Well,-, his name is John
Boyle O'Reilly, and he lives in Boston
town, within a stone's throw of ' tho
Bunker Hill monument Scranton
In riding through the country one is
surprised at the manner in whiob farm
cs leave their valuable machinery in
tho field without any protection from
tbe rain and the buu. A shed of
ronghjboards oosts but little, and will
pay a i8rge interest on the little in
vestment, if used to shelter theso
machines. Because the farmer d-ies
not see tbo slow dcoay, he is apt to
forget that it is going on, until re
minded of it by some costly machine
which goes to pieces just at the timo
when most needed. This treatment
of machinery is excellent for the
manufacturers, but it is one of tho
prominent reasons why "sarming
As tho gunning has now opened in
oarnest, sportsmen will do well to
thorougMy post themselves in regard
to the law ot trespass in order to avoia
trouble with tho farming community
upon whoso lands they may enter in
quest of game. There are several
acts covering different violations of
the law of trespass, Malicious tres
pass a fine $100, and imprisonment
not exceeding six months. Willfully
carrying off or destroying nny proper
tya fine not exceeding 850, and an
imprisonment not exceeding sixty
days., A destruction ot property,
tramping down grass, grain, eta, a
fine from S5 to $100, one-half to the
informer, the other to the owner.
Tho post office department is soon
to have 8 new style of postal cards. It
is much like the double card of tho
present pattern. The back folds aro
split diagonaly and open like a
pointed star. The lour corners aro
joined in tho centre, when tho
card is ready for mailing, with a piero
of gummed paper. The card weighs
less than half an ounce, and will con
tain no more writing than tho present
oard, the only advantage being great
"You'd bo surprised," says a Now
York safe manufacturer, "at tho num
ber of sham pasteboard safes in New
York, ond they're made so well that
any ordinary person would bo deceiv
ed. They havo a business liko ap
pearance and give an office a thrifty
look, all for five or six dollars, whereas
tho real article would cost oometblng
Tatooing Uonviots for Identification.
"Tbo latest fad in prison manage
ment," said a prison official, "is tattoo
ing. It is a ready means of identifica
tion and is bound to become popular
in prison management. My idea is to
tattoo a oonvict every time ho is im
prisoned and then we 11 have his re
cord as clear as tho moon at midnight.
Let each penal institution adopt a dif
ferent mark or monogram and tbo
problem of identifying convicts will
bo solved. It is the simplest and best
system yet proposod. To somo per
sons it may seem as harsh as branding,
but it isn't. Tattooing isu't paiuful
ana the marks can bo put on tbo con
vict's back, arms or legs, aud would
not embanas reformed convicts. Tat-
ooing is now followed in several penal
I : i i i t i
institutions abroad and I now und
erstand that it is to be introduced in
tbo state prison at Joliet, 111." Buf
Disappointed Pew-bolder; Deacon
Stubbs, our church is in great dangor
from that defectlvo Hue; did you know
it ! Deacon Stubbe; Defective Hue I
No, wbetel Have vou said nuvtLlcc
to tho sexton about it! D. P.; No:
bo couldn't do anything about it. I
mean toe minuter he don t draw