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lor in advance.
Col. Roosevelt says he is going to
take his rough riders to the l'aris ex
position, bearing the expenses himself.
3f the colonel wants to increase the
number of his troops he will find that
the country has enough patriots to
whip the combined armies of the uni
The sultan says he has been so much
impressed with the terrible execution
done by the American warships at Ma
nila and Santiago that lie has ordered'
for his own navy similar guns'to those
used by the victors at these two fights.
But the guns alone will not be effective.
It is the "men behind the guns" who
Oom Paul Krueger, the president of
the Transvaal, has a good wife whose
ideas are almost as peculiar as hisown.
For instance, she requested a Dutch
sculptor, who is to make a statue in
bronze of President Krueger, to put a
tall bronze hat. on the head with a con
cave top so that it would catch and hold
water for the benefit of thirsty birds.
The mosquito was doubtless created
for some wise end, but it is not easy,
to tell what that end is, unless it is to
afford the race a wholesome but pain
ful reminder that life was not intend
ed to be all a picnic. The original plans
and specifications of the mosquito in
cluded a thirst for human blood, and
the insect is still built in the old way.
A glance at some of the figures con
cerning, the great war and peace loans
of other nations puts the superior cred
it of the United States in a clear light.
Excepting Great Britain, the American
government has now no rival in the
esteem of investors. British and Amer
ican national credit are on a par. and
either nation can borrow all the money
it wants at three per cent or less.
Sir Thomas Lipton, the great London
merchant, haschallenged the New York
Yacht culb to a race for the America's
cup. This is the first challenge of this
port that has been made since Lord
Dunraven came across the water three
yeacs ago with the Valkyrie and was
defeated by the Defender. Lipton has a
$50,000,000 fortune to back him, but
America has the genius and will win.
The young woman who kissed Lieut.
Jlobson the other day at a Long Beach
hotel, in the presence of hundred's of
people, explains that she simply want
ed to testify to her patriotism. Why,
of course. And just consider what a
patriotic display there will be when
the rest of the boys conic marching
home if all the women w ho couldn't go
to war see fit to "testify" in the same
Just 40 years ago the cable steamer
Niagara arrived at Trinity bay, New
foundland, thus completing the first
Atlantic cable and for the first time
establishing electrical communication
between two continents. It hardly
seems possible that it is but 40 years
since the end of an era when it took
more than a week to get wordifrom Eu
rope to America. What a wonderful 40
yi urs it has been.
To call a man a phrasemaker is in
most cases a strong intimation that he
i.s nothing else, and also that the char
acterization is usually resented by its
subject. There w ill be no danger of of
fending ('apt. Robley D. Evans, how
ever. if we apply this epithet to him.
When he explained the marvelous vic
tory won over Admiral Cervera's fleet,
by saying that "God and the gunners
are on our side." everybody recognized
at once that the words were the product
of a true genius for concise, vigorous
and accurate expression.
Gen. Merriam's order closing the
Klondike region to those adventurers
v ho have no} food sufficient to support
them through the winter is a wise pre
caution. The news from the Yukon
indicates that there are already hun
dreds and perhaps thousands of men
who must depend on charity or starve
to death during the coming winter. No
more should be allowed togo in. Tt is
row perfectly apparent that the labor
market is overstocked anif that there is.
no longer any chance for the man who
lands in Dawson City with no capital
save his muscle.
it is doubtful whether the impor
tance of the island of Luzon in the
great archipelago of which it forms
the chief northern member ia yet ap
preciated by us. Luzon is larger than
all the other Philippine islands and has
a larger population. Its two mountain
chains, with peaks 7.000 feet high are
covered with mighty forests, while the
valleys and plains are wonderfully lux
uriant. as the crops of hemp, sugar, to
bacco. rice, and other products show.
Gold, copper, iron and coal are among
its minerals. i " " * "" »■ —
THE QUESTION OF MONEY.
■iiinirlliliiK That Will llmr to llr Net
tled In Our Mew !'»•-
iieMMl o n N.
An interesting financial problem will
soon confront ilie administration in re
spect to our foreign dependencies, and
that is the harmonizing of their curren
cy with ours. As a preliminary step
Mr. Harden, formerly of the Chicago
Evening I'ost, has been appointed to in
vestigate the financial condition of the
Philippines, and the secretary of the
treasury is considering the same ques
tion as it affects Cuba and l'ucrto Kico,
with a view to making definite recom
mendations to congress at the next ses
Lately we have seen at Santiago that
the merchants there are unwilling to
lake our silver dollars except at their
bullion value, although they gladly ac
cept our gold'and paper money at their
face value. If this was the only dilli
culty it would soon be straightened
out, but it is a very small part of it.
The real problem lies not in our cur
rency but in theirs.
Take Puerto JJico. for instance.
When we annex that island'the inhab
itants come under our laws so far as
those laws are applicable to their new
condition, while at the same time the
Spanish laws that are not in conflict
with the constitution of the United
States will also remain in force. We
had an experience of thiskind when we
annexed California and New Mexico,
where to this day the old Spanish laws
are invoked, particularly in regard to
From the commercial standpoint the
financial situation in Puerto Uico will
require a good deal of careful consid
eration, so that existing conditions
may be modified or changed without
disturbing business. A fixed rate of
exchange will have to be established
between their coins and ours, but the
habits of a people in regard to money
are not easily altered, and those who
are accustomed l to reckon in pesetas
and pesos may not take kindly at first
to our system of dimes and dollars.
They have, too, their own legal tender
laws which establish the basis of pay
ments for debt, so that the Puerto
Rican monetary system will have to be
preserved, at least for a time.
In the end the American gold stand
ard and American money must be sub
stituted for the now prevailing cur
rency. which is on the silver basis. The
best mode of reaching this result, prob
ably. will be the ri"flemption by the
United States at their bullion value of
all the Spanish silver coins in circula
tion in our new possessions.—Chicago
A NEW ISSUE SOUGHT.
I)c inoorii t* Are I.uok In u Al»out for n
SuliMtitate for I'rec
Two weeks ago Representative
Bailey found'himself confronted in the
Texas democratic convention by a bodj
of enthusiastic delegates opposing the
policy which he advocated nntl voted
for in the house. When the convention
adjourned the alleged'democratic lead
er of the house went out, as he went
out after contentions with Speaker
Reed, a vanquished advocate. The Tex
as democracy declared for territorial
A few days after the Texas incident,
a prominent paper gave an interesting
story regarding the efforts of certain
democratic leaders to commit the party
to territorial expansion, tot he end that
the party may have an attractive issue
in 1900. Ex-Gov. Stone, of Missouri, ac
cording to this story, has been inter
ested with other democratic leaders in
finding a new issue for 1900 because
they recognize that tliey cannot win on
the sixteen-to-one fad. It was set forth
that the ex-governor had been in New
York and other eastern states consult
ing leaders regarding the course the
party should pursue and what issue
can take the place of sixteen to one in
1900. They hit upon the policy of ter
ritorial expansion and agreed to try it
in the state conventions.
Occurrences indicate that there was
basis in fact for this story. The Texas
convention was carried for territorial
expansion in spite of the opposition of
Mr. Bailey. In the Missouri demo
cratic convention it was a question that
was contested. Representative Bland
took advantage of his position as chair
man of the convention to assail terri
torial expansion, indicating that he
saw in it a purpose to relegate to the
rear the one issue that has given him
prominence, the si vtecn-to-one fad. Ex-
Gov. Stone was there to advocate ex
pansion, arid u compromise practicaf'y
repudiating the action of the demo
crats in congress regarding the annex
ation of Hawaii was adopted. A fur
ther indication that such a scheme has
been adopted by democratic leaders is
that the New York Journal, the leading
advocate of Bryan, in the east in 1890,
is earnestly advocating the occupation
and holding of the Philippines.
These reports and acts are indica
tions that a considerable number of
democratic leaders are now actively en
gaged in devising schemes to make the
silver issue one of minor importance
two years hence. —Indianapolis Jour
K7 r The man who thinks he is run
ning for congress against Speaker
Reed has explained that he is not for
sixteen to one. because free coinage
on tht basis would mean silver mono
metallism and a silver basis, lie would
have congress make a new ratio based
upon the market value of the two
metals. Two years ago Mr. Reed's op
ponent was advocating free coinage
at the ratio of sixteen to one.—ln
ITTSeven years ago. under the TTar
~!ron administration, Puerto liico had
for a brief time the boon of recipro
city. It will enjoy something now bet
ter and permanent. It is protection.
CAMERON COUNTY PRESS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER r, 1898.
\\ ntg«*M IIIMP Advanced and More Men
Arc Klndlnic ICni|»lo> ment—
llrj anile llonlrm.
The American Economist prints re
turns from 2.229 manufacturing con
cerns, giving the number of men em
ployed and wages paid, in March, 1595.
and also in March, 1898. These estab
lishments, which represent every in
dustry. are scattered through 47 states
and territories. They had on their
pay rolls'in March, 1595. at a time when
the violence of the panic of 1893 had
somewhat abated, 204,580 hands
Those men were paid during that
month as wages the sum of $7,079,000.
That was at the average rate of $34.00
per month. Last March the same es
tablishments had on their pay rolls
209,323 men, whose-wages amounted to
$10,198,000. The average payment was
a bare trifle lessitban S3B.
Thus it appears that in three years
there was a gain of 31 per cent, in the
number of men employed and of 9 per
cent, in the rate of wages paid. These
2,229 concerns, which have made re
ports, have not been picked out be
cause they have been enjoying special
prosperity. They are representative
of the conditions obtaining in the
classes to which they belong. There
fore, the employers have been making
successive demands upon the unem
ployed, of whom there were so many
three years ago, until they have near
ly one-third more men in their service
than early in 189. r >. and are paying a
better rate of wages. The wages are
paid, too, in gold value money, jrnd
not in free coinage silver dollars, with
a purchasing power of only about 40
As a result of the employment of so
many more men, and the disbursement
of so much more money in the form of
wages, all those persons who supply
the necessaries of life to the wage
workers have been benefited. The gro
cers, the clothiers, and all other re
tail dealers have been able to do more
business. The old debts due them
from the unemployed, whom they were
carving, have been paid off in whole
or part. The merchants and shop
keepers have required the services of
more men, and they, too, have made
drafts on the ranks of the unemployed.
The war with Spain, which began
about a month after the above-men
tioned industrial returns were made,
did not throw anybody out of work.
No branch of industry was depressed
by it. It may be said that the transfer
of so many men from peaceful to mili
tary pursuits' tended to stiffen prices
in the labor market. But it appears
from the reports of the commercial
agencies the advent of peace is to be
followed by greatly increased indus
trial activity. The working force of
the textile manufactories is to be in
creased. The rising demand for iron
and steel is putting up the price of
these products, and calling for the em
ployment- of more men to fill new,
In the meanwhile, the irritated and
unhappy Bryanites are crying out that
there is no prosperity, and no present
hope of any, and that the state of af
fairs could not be much worse than it
is. The men who were idle in ir.95 be
cause they could not get work, though
they hunted for it. are busy now:
Wages have advanced, wages are paid
in what the Bryanites call "appre
ciated gold dollars" —dollars which
they allege buy too much for the
workingmcn who receive them. But
the Bryanites contend that all that
does not indicate prosperity. There
can be no prosperity according to
them until the country is flooded with
free coinage legal tender silver dol
l,ir=. which will buy only two-fifths as
much as gold value dollars do, but
which by dishonest, retroactive legis
lation will be made togo as far in the
payment of gold-standard debts as
100-cent dollars.—Chicago Tribune.
elemoarats have found an
issue at last. "Whatever in, is wrong.
If the country seems to want anything,
that is a good reason why it shouldn't
have it."—Chicago Inter Ocean.
try Will somebody be kind enough to
point out to a curious public what
question —what issue—made a rallying
cry by the democratic party in the
last 38 years, has been approved and
adopted by the people?— Albany Jour
the people place in power a
republican administration, something
important for the advancement of the
country is likely to happen. The pres
ent administration is no exception,
though less than a year and a half old.
—•St. Louis Itepublic.
(TJ"The exports of America# manu
factures in June amounted to $27,000,-
000, or $9,000,000 more than the imports,
and for the first time in the history
of the country there was a balance of
trade in manufactures for the whole
of the fiscal year in favor of the United
States. Yet the opponents of protec
tion told us that the passage of the
Dingley bill would kill our foreign
trad«!—lowa State Register.
(CMissouri, the home of Bland, the
daddy of the silver movement, gave sil
ver a black eye in its state convention
the other day. It refused to declare
the issue of free rilver paramount, and
it gave its indorsement to the Chi
cago platform only in a perfunctory
manner. The result was that Bland
and his followers went home in dis
gust. Two years aco Missouri was the
very strongest kind of a silver state,
ft was firmly convinced of "Coin"
Harvey's absury theory that the price
of a bushel of wheat antl the price of
an ounce of silver went up and down
together. Meantime the people were
discovering from experience that there
is no connection between the price of
wheat and silver, and the democratic
leaders are wisely putting the evi
dences of the past campaign ns far in
the background as possible.—TTtien
Observer (Gold Dem.).
KnorniniiH Damage l>y a Hurricane In Xm
York Slate —lightning Striken n 'I roliey
far Niar Pittsburg, Killing a l*a»Meii|;er.
Syracuse, N. V., Aug. 25. —A hurri
cane in this city Wednesday noon did
thousands of dollars' worth of dam
age. The roofs of four factories were
blown off. Three men employed at
the power bouse of the Lakeside Kail
road Co. were badly injured by the
west wall of the building falling and
one of them. Electrical Engine-er Carl
Dingen, may die. Another man is be
lieved to have been futally injured by
being blown from the roof of a fac
The street car service was delayed
for a considerable length of time be
cause of debris falling on the track.
The roof of the Church of the Assump
tion was blown off and the' statue of
the Virgin Mar.v was blown off and
lodgeel in the cellar.
Toney Metrone. an Italian laborer,
was instantly killed by a live wire fall
ing on him.
Utiea, N. Y., Aug. 25. —As the result
of a furious storm which swept over
the region north of I'tica yesterday
over $300,000 worth of damage was
done to property. In Deerfield siv,„oo
damage was done to farm property
and every bridge on the highway
north, east and west of the place was
carried away by the swollen streams.
A washout in the canal bank occurred
near Home as a result of the storm.
The Adirondack & Black Biver divi
sion of the Home, Watertown & Og
densburg railroad suffered severely
from the cloudburst. In one place a
washout 200 feet long occurred and a
railroad bridge near Trenton is report
ed to have been carried away. On the
Mohawk & Malone division of the
Adirondack road between Beinson and
Herkimer there are 12 washouts and
four bridges were carried away.
Pittsburg, Aug. 25. —During a heavy
thunder storm yesterday lightning
struck a car on the Second avenue
traction line as it was passing Green
wood avenue and as a result one pas
senger is dead, another will probably
die and four others are badly hurt.
B. S. Fear, aged 02, was the man
killed, lie was a well-known business
man of Ha/.elwood. The injured:
Mrs. Sarah Munhall. skull fractured,
arm broken and hurt internally. Will
Eugene Munhall (her son) cut about
David Thomas, head and arm cut.
Unknown foreigner, foot crushed.
James A. l'utler, shocked.
The ear. which contained 12 passen
gers. was traveling at about, a 20-mile
rate when the bolt struck it. exploding
the motors and settbig fire te> the car.
The passengers were panic stricken
and made frantic efforts to escape
through the tightly drawn canvas
sides. Mr. Fear in jumping alighted
on his head, crushing his skull in a
horrible manner, lie lived but a short
time. All the injured received their
hurts in attempting to jump before
the car stopped.
THE PYTHIAN CONCLAVE.
Investigation of Charges Against Otiiccrs
of the Supreme l.oilge Begins—Drills for
Indianapolis, Aug. 25.- —The supreme
lodge, Knights of Pythias, went inte
executive session at 9 o'clock Wednes
day morning and adjourned at 12
o'clock. Much routine business was
transacted. The representatives have
begun to get ready for the hard work
which is before them.
Hepresentativc Gale, of Massachu
setts, resigned from the investigating
committee, and (ieorge M. Hanson, of
Maine, was appointed to till the va
cancy. Representative Hangs, of
North Dakota, was made chairman of
this committee and the members at
once began their work. The commit
tee was ordered to report to-day. and
it has a great amount of labor before
it. An effort will be maele to find out
the author of the reports circulated
against the officers of the supreme
lodge, and all those who it is thought,
can throw any light on the subject
will be summoned before the commit
tee and asked to give information.
Supreme Chancellor Colgrove ap
pointed John 11. Alexander, of Vir
ginia. and William B. Gale, of Massa
chusetts, supreme tribunes. These ap
pointments are for six years.
Supreme Chancellor Colgrove also
appointed a committee to consider the
question of changes in the supreme
tribunal. This committee was asked
to consider the report of the supreme
chancellor on the supreme tribunal
and go into the question thoroughly,
particularly the proposition to cut
down the size of the tribunal to three
At Camp Colgrove the prize drills
began. In class A the three companies
that drilled were No. 9. of Kalamazoo.
Mich.; Yellow t ross, No. 85, of Alli
ance, O , and No. 28, Ottawa. 111. The
drills took place at Newbv Oval, near
Camp Colgrove. The first prize in this
class is $1,500, the second $1,200, third
SI,OOO and fourth SBOO.
In the afternoon a cavalry drill was
put up by the St. Joseph (Mo.) Hus
sars. the only troop entered. The
prize is SSOO and it is a question
whether it will be awarded, since
there was no competition. Several
thousand people witnessed the drills.
At the session of the Kathbone Sis
ters 20 past grand chiefs took the su
preme temple degree. At Masonic
hall the Noblesville. Ind., temple and
I'aris temple, of ( incinnati. competed
for the prizes in the exemplification
of ritualistic work.
Filley Turn«Ml Down.
St. Louis, Aug. 25.—After a two
days' session the republican state
convention, which was the largest and
most harmonious ever held in Mis
souri. ended its labors last evening. A
state ticket was nominated, headed by
<!. A. Finklenberg. of St. Louis, for
supreme judge. The most important
work of flic convention was the turn
ing down of Chauneey Filley, who for
25 years had been chairman of the
republican state committee. T. .T. At
kin, a banker and business man of
Humansville, was elected as Filley's
WnY HE REPROVED.
Tlic-re WUN JuM n Faint Suspicion
of Self-lntermt in Hi*
It isn't every man in Uncle Sam's pay who
feciis Ins responsibility as does an ok) Irish
man who is a treasury messenger, .lust the
other day he was berating an absent clerk
for leaving some pins on the edge of his
desk where they might be brushed off by
" They'll be swept on the flure," said he,
'and wasted, to the extravagance of the
government, which is already so hard up it's
oorrowin' money, it is, to pay ixpinses, and
it's a shame, it is, for the min in the gov
ernment iiuploy to be wastin' pins which
There was a general laugh at the earnest
ness of the old man's complaint, and some
body-.aid he deserved an increase of salary
for his devotion to the interests of the coun
try. And then, as the eh ,vs trooped out,
the old man said to the lasl of them:
"Vis, it's all right for yees gazoo byes to
be laughin' at me. I'll see nothin' wasted
here. They kin laugh, but it's not thim that
has togo down on their hands and knees to
pick up thim pins." Detroit Free Press.
The bronzed soldier looked at the pack
age addressed to him with moistened eyes.
"Blessed angels," he said; they do not for
get us." Then he carefully took off the
wrappings and fouid: A nail brush, an or
namental hair receiver, a pair of tidies, a
small bottle of mixed pickles, a tract, a hand
painted blotting pad and a pants stretcher.
—Cleveland Piain Dealer.
No man should have stomach ache after
lie reaches an age of discretion. Put as a
rule, the older a man is, the less sense he
in eating.—Atchison Globe.
Three hundred years ago a»y man absent
from church on Sunday was fined a shilling,
u hat a war revenue that would produce to
day.— Chieugo Daily News.
The amateur who practices daily on a
cornet in a thickly populated neighborhood
has ample nerve for any undertaking.—
Chicago Daily News.
First \ eteron—"l till you these modern
improvement sin long range guns and chilled
steel projectiles have made war a good deal
riskier than it was in our day." Second Vet
eran—"Yes; I see that somebody has in
vented a gun now which, at a "thousand
yards, will go clear through a small pocket
Bible carried over a man's heart." —Tuck.
Tome's Changes.—"Why, Mr. Grumpy,"
exclaimed his o'd friend, whom he had not
seen for years, "your daughter looks just the
same as she did when a ftahy." "Well, she's
not the same, by a good deal. Then you
*ould never get her to sleep. Now you can
never pet her to Make up when you want
her to."—Detroit Free Press.
Peasant—"Five dollars fine for entering
this estate." Tourist—"But why is no
warning sign put up then?" "We had one,
but took it down njrain, for while it was up
no one came in."—Fliegende Blaettcr.
Family Diversion.—"My wife dislikes to
have me shop for her." "Are you good at
bargains?" "Well die says I can beat the
world at making five dollars do the work of
one."—Detroit Free Press.
sandwich." "But, mamma, flo vou imagine
I can be bribed?"—Fliegende Blaetter.
Hard to Digest.-—"Did you hear Cusser has
dyspepsia?" "No; how did be get it?"
"Sluuem made him eat his own words."—N.
A hoy never aporeciates a meal when rn
vited out until he is paying his own board on
a meal ticket.—Atchison Globe.
Every sort of genius is not
people find it hard to admire a good bill col
lector. —Atchison Globe.
Everybody surrenders to Battle Ax. J
There is no greater hardship than to be de- Z
prived of your £
I PLUG W •
and any one who has once chewed Battle Ax A
© will give up most any thing to get it. 10c. buys A
a larger piece of Battle Ax than of any other £
kind of high grade quality. J
§ pemember the name
| g when you buy again. I
I " FORBID A FOOL A THING AND
i THAT HE WILL DO."
|f DON'T USE |
Ambition* Voang; Soldier Who
Thought He Wan Horn
Elmer ( .impbell was the greenest svid mo*t
Ambitious raw recruit in Col. liartigan's reg
irntnt of J igers. The young man was the
nest type of the "hay-foot, straw-foot" eol
dier in the ranks, and yet he was more anx
ious than anyone to become an officer.
lie pleaded with the colonel so long that
the latter finally told him if he would sec ure
a book on tactics and master it lip should
have the lirst chance to show what he could
do when there was a vacancy among the offi
cers. Campbell bought a book on tactics
and stayed up iate at tught to learn its con
"Forward, column right (or left, as the
case may be), march."
That was the form of the orders in the
book. Campbell learned these by heart,
parentheses and all. He even committed the
explanatory notes to memory. He was mas
ter of that book of tactics and military life
began to take on a roseate hue in his eyes.
One day the colonel called the men out for
drill and told Campbell he could try his hand
at giving orders if he wished. Campbell
"wished," and immediately took the posi
tion opposite the head of his column, which
the book had told him was the proper thing
to do. Then he swelled his chest a trifle, and
with a blush of pride called out:
"Forward, column, right or left, as the
case may be, march."
The column prepared to turn right as that
word was utttered, but when "left as the
case may be'' reached the ears of the men
they stood stock still. Then, as the situation
explained itself, a hearty laugh went all
along the line. The colonel quieted the
commotion, walked over to the recruit, and
made a few earnest remarks in Campbell's
Campbell is still a private, and is content
to hide his light under a bushel.—Chicago
SHE KNEW HIM.
Mr. nilmber'H Wife Vni Xot Afraid
of II 1M GolnK to the Front
and llelnK Killed.
Blimber thought he would test his wife's
"My dear," he said, as he looked over the
paper at her, "in the event of war it becomes
the duty of every patriotic citizen to take up
arms for his country."
"I suppose so," said Mrs. Blimber, calmly.
Mr. Blimber felt a little irritated.
"Do you know what that means?" he
somewhat sharpiv inquired.
"I think 1 do," said Mrs. B .
"It means hardships, and deadly dangers,
and perhaps death."
"Yes," said Mrs. Blimber.
"It means sleeping in the open fields and
in malarious swamps."
"Yes," said Mrs. Blimber.
"It means long forced marches, and wild
forays, and desperate charges, and ambus
cades, and—and—other things."
"Yes," said Mrs. Blimber.
"It means hospitals, and stretchers, and
"Yes," said Mrs. Blimber.
"It means fatal fevers and ghastly chills."
"Yes," said Mis. Blimber.
"It means—say. Airs. Blimber, have you
any heart? Do you mean to sit there and
hear me tell about these frightful contin
gencies without expressing the least regrets!
Do you want me togo to war and get killed?
Do you want me to be exposed to a thousand
mishaps by field and flood? What do you
Mrs. Blimber went on with her fancy
"Don t get excited, Joseph," she calmly
remarked, "there isn't going to be any
draft."—Cleveland Plain Dealer.
<'llll*o mid Effect.
Nickelby—All last week Ernest was shak
ing for the drinks.
Squeers—All this week he has been drink
ing tor the shakes. —N. Y. Journal.