Cameron County press. (Emporium, Cameron County, Pa.) 1866-1922, September 22, 1898, Page 2, Image 2

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H. H. MULLIN. Editor.
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The Job department of the PBBSS is complete
and affords facilities for doing the best class ol
No paper will be discontinued nttl arrear-
Mes are paid, except at the option of the pub-
Papers sent out ol the county must be pa.o
(or in advance.
HIIITAIN makes $20.000.000 a year
profit out of its post offices.
SMAM.rox is the most infectious di»
Then comes measles.
(; hN . MII.KS' wife is John Sher
man's niece. The general has power
ful friends.
OvKit 100 persons disappear in Lon
don every year without leaving the
slightest trace behind.
SPAIN is in a position to take the
head of the line iu the czar's universal
disarmament condition.
A F11.6T-CI.ASK locomotive carries
from three to five tons of coal and
from 2.0(0 to U.OOO gallons of water.
MAI:K '1 WAIN is now living in a cas
tle near Vienna, which he has taken
for the summer for himself and family.
(< .vv.ui or.K AI.I:I:I.T KAUTZ lias been
selected to command the l'acific squad
ron upon the retirement of Itr. Adm.
THE present population of the United
States exceeds that of Germany by
about 2*2,000,000, and that of Great
JSritain by 34.000,UU0.
EMII.E ZOLA is to come here next
month, lie will deliver lectures on
art, on literature anil on"The Pris
oner at Devil's Island."
Ix India elephants ever 12 and up tc
4."> years of a< r e are deemed best in
purchase, and will generally work well
until they are 80 years old.
Ox his arrival in Boston the other
day Richmond liovev. the poet, was
first hissed as a Spaniard and then
cheered as a returned rough rider.
THK cost of keeping up the drink
ing fountains and cattle troughs in
London is $5,500 per annum A single
trough in a busy thoroughfare costs
IT costs 22 cents a day to feed a
soldier, according to war depart
ment figures, counting transportation
of provisions. This would be SGO/J4O a
GEX\ SHAFTEI; comes home minus 75
pounds, and he admits that he could
afford to spare it. lie is still a good
sized man, of considerable "heft," as
they say.
A HAFFI.B for Bibles takes place
< very year in the parish church of St.
Ives, in Huntingdonshire. Eng. This
quaint custom has been observed for
1100 3'ears.
TIIK French minister of justice lias
appointed six men to examine the se
cret papers in the Dreyfus case, and
the reopening of the case depends on
their decision.
LN Mexico everything and everybody
pays a direct ta.\. from the street por
ter to the largest mercantile establish
ment, and the stamp tax for documents
is equally lucrative.
SWEDEN is the latest country to lay
claim to the ancestry of Adm. George
l>ewcy. Canada insists that the par
ents of Adm. Sampson were reared by
the '"Lady of the Snows."
DR. JOHN S. GRIFFIN, who died in
Los Angeles, Cal., the other day, was
a veteran of the Mexican war, a pio
neer physician of California and the
founder of east Los Angeles.
THERE are supposed to be nearly 50,-
000 dentists practicing upon people's
teeth in the world. A dentist's ease of
instrumen'.s nowadays contains be
tween 30' and 400 instruments.
cently died at St. Petersburg l , became
a major-general at the aye of 29 and
served in all the wars in which Rus
sia has been engaged since the Crimean
MMK. AI.BANI. who has been making
a tour through South Africa, is de»
lighted with that country. When she
visited the De Keers compound at Kim
bcrly recently :;,000 Zulus danced and
sang for her.
CONSIDERABLE trouble was recently
caused in a Chicago court, when Mr.
I*. R. Harries, a prominent lawyer of
that city, brought suit against a
butcher because his meat caused
WuKN the snake sheds his skin,
which occurs requently—as often as
every four or five weeks —the skin of
the eye comes ofl' with the rest. Trans
lucent in most parts, the skin over the
snake's eye is perfectly transparent.
MARK TWAIN writes that it "feels sq
pood to be out of debt that 1 have can
celed a number of lectxire engagements
in Australia. 1 have no respect for n
man who goes about robbing the pub
lic on the platform unless lie is in
A PRIZK hog, weighing 1.524 pounds,
has been raised by T. \V. Williams, of
Meigs county. Tenn. Here are its di
mensions: Height, 4 feet (i inches; di
ameter, 7 feet; length. 10 feet 2 inches.
It is considered the largest hog in the
THE late Adm. Kirkiand's opinion of
newspaper men was summed up while
he was in San Francisco in this way;
• If you are caught taking pictures
anywhere in the navy yard you'll be
arrested, but I suppose you'll take
them anyhow."
Ho jmlt'. !«•« i» * Are Willing to Stand
oTheir Ut'4'iiril Mu«le in
the Wiir,
The democrats, who have already
beguu in wveral states to make un is-
Ki;e o! the var, will he promptly met
by *.!.** republican congressional com
mittee with the democratic record in
congress when that body was trying
to prepare for such emergencies as
have arisen. The Washington Times,
the only democratic newspaper at the
capital, on June 2'2 published a leading
editorial, in which it said:
"Since the outbreak of the Spanish war
they (the democrats) have committed about
every error possible, giving a grudging
»upport to the various Imperative meas
ures which followed the original appropria
tion of $30,000,000 for the national defense;
they lined themselves up almost solidly
against the war-revenue bill, and capped
the climax last Wednesday by casting the
bulk of their votes in opposition to the an
nexation of Hawaii, a consummation de
votedly desired by a two-thirds majority
in both houses of congress and four-fifths
of the American people, without regard to
"The result was plain. What was in
tended to be. and what was originally, a
purely American war has Jegeiitrand in
the eyes of the country into a republican
war with all that that implies.
"The republican president stands before
the world to-day as one pursuing a pa
triotic policy In the teeth of unswerving
democratic opposition. When victory
comes to him and Spain is humbled
in the dust; when America's possessions
are enriched by the addition of Hawaii, the
Philippines, Puerto Kico, and perhaps the
Canaries. Mr. McKinlt y can rise and truth
fully say: 'This is my work—mine ar.d the
republican party's. As we saved the Inlon
in lfctil, so now do we glorify it with vic
tory. Ours the triumph, ours, the spoils,
including a majority in the new house of
representatives." And the people on the
fcth of November will say 'Amen.' "
This was true, and it was left for a
democratic organ to declare it true.
The record will bear it out, and since
democrats are in their state plat forms
trying to make the war a political is
sue, the republican committee will ac
cept the gage of battle and goto the
Congressional ilecord for facts.
It will be shown that the democrats
voted against the war revenue bill and
a<g&inst the annexation of Hawaii,
and that democrats, in the closing
hours of congress, prevented consider
ation of a number of bills which would
have enabled the army to be better
cared for. They prevented by the ob
jection of Mc.Millin, of Tennessee, and
Underwood, of Alabama, consideration
of a. bill to organize a hospital corps
for the navy. They also prevented, by
the same means, consideration of a
number of bills reported unanimously
from the committee on military af
fairs relating to the conduct of the
war and the improvement of army fa
More than this. Congressman Hull,
chairman of the committee on mili
tary affairs, in the last, hours of the
session offered a resolution that the
committee on military affairs be al
lowed to sit during theadjournment of
congress and, make sueli investigations
of all army organization a.« might be
considered necessary, and be ready to
report to the house when it reassem
bled in December. In reply to ques
tions, Mr. Hull said that the committee
would lie expected to incur no expense
for the government, and that, though
they might have to visit, the army and
the camps, the members would be ex
pected to pay their own expenses.
The democrats objected to the con
sideration of this resolution at a time
when no bill or resolution could re
ceive consideration eXcept by unani
mous consent. It was, of course, never
adopted, llad it been adopted that
committee might now be at work in
obedience to democratic and mug
wump clamor for an investigation by
congress. The republican leaders here
and the administration have had no
lesire to make the war a partisan affair
and claim the whole credit for the re
publican administration and the re
publican party. But since the demo
crats in several states have followed,
the clamor of the yellow press, rene
gade republican and democratic, and
have made the war a political issue, as
did the copperheads in 1862, the repub
lican committee will accept it as an
issue, not by defending the adminis
tration in the conduct of the war, for
that speaks for itself in the victories
and n*w possessions of the United
States, but in showing that the demo
crats in congress gave "grudging sup
port to v&rious imperative measures"
and opposed others while it defeated
a- number by refusing unanimous con
sent for consideration when that was
the only method of getting them be
fore the house.
The republicans are ready to accept
the issue that this was a republican
war and that republicans compelled
the freedom of Cuba, the cession of
Puerto Rico, and the annexation of
Hawaii and the Philippines. They arc
also ready to accept all responsibility
for the conduct of the war and the
smallest percentage of losses ever
known in a war which has humbled a
nation and won such great results.—
Chicago Inter Ocean.
Tlie Treasury 1» Strong.
Gold is getting - to be almost a drug
in the government market. Though it
is paid out freely at the subtreasuries,
it continues to pile up in Washington
in a way that suggests to some persons
the possibility of a monetary strin
gency. There does not yet. appear,
however, to be any real (lunge r of that,
the amount of money in circulation
seeming to be ample for all purposes..
At present the gold reserve in the
treasury is within a few millions of
the highest figures ever recorded, and
it probably will surpass them in a
few weeks. When all the proceeds of
the new bonds are in.the cash balance,
even allowing for a continuance of dis
bursements, cannot be much below
.$300,000.000, and considerably over
two-thirds of that amount will be in
gold. It is clear that the treasury is
in a very strong condition, and there
is nothing in particular to threaten
its strength in the near future. —Prov-
dence Journal.
lien nnd M UKW mnp" Kiaicrr
uiinic (lie Horror* tit War—
Narrow I'artfwanlNin.
"The man who purchased the pres
idency for Mr. McKinlcy and bought
his own way into the L'nited States
The idiot who wrote the lines which
are given above is only one of many
who are now attacking the president,
Senator Hanna and republicans in
Because Mr. Hanna is chairman of
the republiean national committee and
is the political general who whipped
the iiryanites in 1806 he is represent
ed to be a brutal money grubber, a
bribe giver, and a bad man in every re
Because the president has won a sur
prisingly glorious victory over Spain
lie is beirg slandered east and west
by democrats and mugwumps and
blamed for conditions which are the
natural results of war.
The Leader does not believe in cov
ering up the shortcomings of any pub
lic official. To say that there has been
mismanagement in the war depart
ment is to say that which the people
think to be so and is not an attack
upon the administration of President
But the democrats are exaggerating
the "horrors" of every camp ami troop
ship and are grossly slandering the
president and hisadministration. They
have, at last, an issue which calls all
of their factions together, including
the mugwumps.
Mr. McKinley fought the war on
broad, patriotic lines, lie kept poli
tics away from the army and his coun
cil chamber. Lee, Wheeler, Graham,
and wtln r southern democrats were
given high commands. The president
was ar, American throughout and not
at any time a politician.
Tnstea!" of vilifying him now as they
are shamelessly doing the democrats
ought to be grateful to the president
and full of admiration for him. But
democrats are rarely anythingliutnar
row partisans and bigots. They will
abuse their country, smirch their own
names, trample upon what honor they
may have if they can thereby promote
the interests of their party.
If .Mr. McKinley were a democrat
the democrats would put him above
Thomas Jefferson, and if Senator
Ilanna weri a democrat he would be
the democratic candidate for presi
dent in 1900. —Cleveland Leader.
Surconnful I!iin«lliii(c of the Popular
*,o:iii 1»> tli o Tronatiry II«
l»n r I in «* r> t.
No doubt some thanks are due to
the treasury department for the suc
cecs of the "popular loan'' idea in
connection with the new bond issue,
as disclosed by the. process of the al
lotting oft i.e securities.
To be sure, the intent of the law is
plain enough. It reads:
"That the bonds authorized by this sec
tion shall he offered at par in a popular
loan under such regulations. prescribed by
the secretary of the treasury, as will give
opportunity to the citizens of the t'nited
States to participate in the subscription*
to such luan, and in allotting the said bonds
the several subscriptions of individuals
shall be first accepted and the subscrip
tions for the lowtst amounts shall be Hist
This vs quite clear, but, of course,
there are two ways of obeying the
law, end that the secretary stuck
firmly to the spirit of the act instead
of contenting himself with keeping
fairly within its letter merely did
much to make tlx popular feature a
A great many big fiscal institutions
that should have been in better busi
ness procured dummy subscriptions
in small amounts to the. aggregate of
millions. The conscientious scrutiny
of the department prevented the suc
cess of such subterfuges in many in
.Some $"'2,000,000 of the bonds have
already been delivered to over 150,000
individual subscribers. Many of these
bonds, it is true, have since been sold
to banks, but the individuals got the
premuim. And after making due al
lowance for such sales it still appears
that many millions of the new bonds
will go permanently into the hands of
small investors. The treasury depart
ment has faithfully discharged its
duty to the people in their behalf.—
Chicago Kecord (Ind.).
ICIt is as much the duty now as
ever of every patriotic American to
protect his government against the as
saults of mugwumps, copperheads and
traitors.—Chicago Inter Ocean.
ICThe Bryanites wanted a pretext
for an assault upon the administration
and the alleged neglect of the soldiers
was eagerly seized. It has taken the
place of free silver in the Bryan plat
form. —Cleveland Leader.
£?'Thc democratic theory is that
everybody in this country tries to do
something for the soldiers except tlie
government. That same old coppery
twang is back in democratic columns.
—St. Louis (Jlobe-Democrat.
iCThe national goifi reserve is now
the largest in the history of tlie I'nited
States, farm loans are down to five
per cent, annual interest, and the gen
eral prosperity is daily increasing.
What a "ruin" that Dingley tariff is
proving to In*! —lowa State Register.
ICY cry naturally Secretary Alger
has not answered his critics to the
satisfaction of the mugwump press,
llovv could he? Bid anybody of good
common sense ever answer anything
to the satisfaction of these chronic
complainers? Secretary Alger needs
no defense to begin with, and if he
did he could not hope to make a de
fense that would be satisfactory to thrf
scatter-brained creatures who guidt
the mugwump thought of the nation. —
Chicago Inter Oceau.
A Hurricane Sweeps Over West
Indian Islands.
lfarl>:idoe* and St. \ lucent are Devastated
by On© of I lit* Flermt Storm* on
Record - KnortnouM Loai of I-ife
and Property —Thousand!* of
People Made Homeless.
London, Sept. 15.—\dvices were re
reived here late last night saying that
a terrible hurricane has swept over
liarbadoes, in the Windward group of
tlie Lesser Antilles. Two hundred per
sons have been killed and 40,000 ren
dered homeless.
St. Thomas, Danish West Indies,
Sept. 15. According to the latest re
ports from St. Lucia the storm which
broke upon the island Sunday night
developed almost unprecedented vio
lence. being accompanied by a tidal
wave and tremendous rains. Numer
ous landslides were caused, and many
houses, bridges anil churches were de
stroyed. At least 12 lives were lost.
(iuada 1 oupe, the French island ir.
the Leeward group, experienced veiy
heavy weather. Nineteen deaths are
reported and there have been destruc
tive landslides.
A boat from the island of St. Vin
cent, a hundred miles west of Barba
loes, arrived Wednesday at the island
of (irenada and reports that St. Vin
cent has experienced the most violent
and destructive cyclone ever known
there. Kingstown, the capital of St.
Vincent, is totally destroyed. It is es
timated that :soo lives have been lost
in that island, and that 20,000 people
are homeless. The bodies of the (lead
are being buried in trenches. Thou
sands are starving or being fed at the
public expense.
The amount of property destroyed in
St. Vincent cannot yet be estimated.
Every small house is down and many
large ones have been destroyed. The
lemolished buildings include churches,
stores and almost all the estate build
ings. Three large ships are ashore on
the Windward coast and many smaller
vessels are stranded.
Spanish Peace Commissioners Will Ileal
Thetn When tlie Paris Conference Opens
l ilto of the Philippines I.ies in Ameri
cans* Hand*.
Washington, Sept. 15. Three mem
bers of the peace commission Secre
tary Day, Senator Davis and Whitelaw
lleid were in conference for two
hours at the state department Wednes
day. Senator Frye will arrive to-day
and join in the conference of the com
missioners. Senator (Sray. the fifth
member, is also expected to join his as
sociates in their conferences to-day.
"In official i|Uarters much satisfac
tion is expressed over the reports from
Madrid that the lower house of parlia
ment has passed the government bill
accepting the terms of the protocol.
The upper house had already passed
this measure, so that tlie last fear
of legislative opposition to the trans
fer of Cuba, the Lad rones and Porto
Kico is over. The authorities here feel
that this carries them by a danger
point, as it has been feared for some
time that the animosities in the Span
ish cortes would lead to the defeat
of the Sagasta ministry on the ques
tion of evacuating the Spanish islands.
There is little doubt that a general
line of policy was agreed upon between
the president and bis cabinet .it their
meeting Tuesday afternoon, but there
is good reason for believing that the
assertion that the decision was defi
nitely in favor of not permitting Spain
under any conditions to retain sov
ereignty in any part of the Philip
pine islands is based on a misconcep
tion. Members of the cabinet and
members of the peace commission re
fuse to discuss the subject with news
paper men. and, therefore, whatever
is said is based more or less on in
ference or roundabout information.
It is not doubted that the commis
sion will start the negotiations at
Paris with the assertion that we have
conquered Spain in the Philippines,
and that Spanish sovereignty has al
ready been forfeited there. This will
not, however, necessarily signify that
it is the purpose of the administration
to retain possession of the entire group
of islands, or to permanently deprive
Spain of all her possessions in the
Pacific. It is not believed that the ad
ministration has gone beyond the de
termination to retain the whole of the
island of Luzon, but it is understood
to be tlie intention of the president to
establish at the outset the right of this
government to determine the fate of
the islands and to name the conditions
under which a government shall be es
tablished there.
The matter of relinquishing posses
sion of the rest of the islands is in
volved with so many conditions to be
considered that it may become neces
sary to deprive Spain permanently of
all her possessions in that quarter. It
is understood not to lie a matter of
policy to acquire all this territory, but
it may become a necessity.
lianker Assign*.
Sturgis, Mich., Sept. 15.—The bank
of I). F. Parsons at Burr Oak, six mijes
east of Sturgis, failed to open its doors
yesterday, an assignment having been
made the night before. Mr. Parsons
has been engaged in the banking busi
ness in liurr Oak for 35 years. No
statement of the assets or liabilities
has yet been made. Citizens of Burr
Oak claim the deposits will amount to
between $75,000 and SIOO,OOO.
Found ail Interest Ing Kelio.
Newport, I!. 1., Sept. 15.—The ac
count book of the paymaster qf the
Cristobal Colon was picked up on the
beach near Middletown. by Philip
Peckha m, of that town, yesterday.
The record in the book was carried up
to June 1,1 S9N, and the balance showed
that the officer had on hand 4.'S..'!<i2
pesetas, or $S,(>72. It is thought that
the paymaster carried the book ofT the
Colon after she surrendered, but threw
it overboard from the Harvard when
she was off this port on her way to
Portsmouth with the Spanish prison
Oettlng Ileifed In tiiHiiKCMble Wwihw
1h Something 10 he ( artfully Avoided.
Avoiding colds is an art which
should he acquired by every individ
ual, as it usually requires only proper
precautions. Colds are often there-
of some condition of the constitu
tion. or manner of living, or a lack of
mental hygiene. In the latter case,
people frequently encourage colds by
expecting and looking for them every
time there is a change of atmospheric
influence, such as often occurs daily.
Good mental resolutions and ali-
Fenee of undue fear of colds will do
something towards avoiding them;
but mostly the art is secured through
increasing the resistance of the body.
Colds are frequently caused by
draughts of air striking sensitive por
tions of the body, usually the back of
the neck, abdomen, feet and legs, as
these portions are perhaps the most
susceptible. To avoid this tendency
the skin should be toughened, so Ihat
it will bear cold air better; this is done
by daily cold sponge bathing better
than any other way. If this habit Is
taken up during the warm weather,
and kept up during the entire year, it
will do much towards exempting indi
viduals from colds.
People who have not acquired this
resistance will have to exercise more
pains to adapt their clothing and ex
ercise to tlie condition of the climate.j
fietting heated in changeable weather
renders the individual very much more
susceptible to taking cold. Practical
adjustment of clothing, exercise, rest
and protection, during the seasons
when colds are prevalent, will often be
a temporary measure against taking
cold, while, on the other hand, con
stant worry about one's inability to
adjust these conditions may be a cause
for its development.—N. Y. Ledger.
Free with IUH Favors.
A foreign letter states that Prince
Ferdinand of Bulgaria, persists in con
tinuing to render himself ridiculous.
When at Carlsbad last summer he con
ferred one of his decorations upon the
local chiropodist who had attended to
his feet, and now it is announced that
while traveling from St. Petersburg
to fierlin he was so pleased with the
good cheer provided for him at the
railroad restaurant at Dantzig that on
leaving lie solemnly invested the man
ager of the eating house with the or
der of St. Alexander, presumably in
lieu of a tip. —N. Y. World.
He Wan Crnel.
Mr. Nupop—l think 1 will have my whis
kers shaved off.
Mrs. Nupop (reproachfully)— Why, John,
I didn't think you could be so heartless. You
know how baby ioves to pull thorn! —Up to
Swallowed a Needle anil Died.
A tailor in Chicago accidentally swallowed
a needle and died as a result of the inflam
mation set up by the small needle. Little
things have frequently great power, as is
seen in a few small doses of the famous Ilos
tetter's Stomach Hitters, which, however,
has an entirely different effect from the
needle in this notice. The Bitters make
nervous, weak and sickly persons strong and
well again. They are also good for dyspepsia
and constipation.
Only for Mnslc.
"Have you a soul for music?" she asked as
she turned from the piano.
"Fir music, yes," no replied, and then he
hastily changed the subject and neglected to
ask her to sing again.
Hut she knew. You can't always fool a
girl, even if she does think she has a voice.—
Chicago Post.
Tlie \\ «r IM Over
And now our thoughts are all of peace and
home. There are, too often, people to he
found who have no home, and it is to them
these few words -ire addressed. If you real
ly want a home you can easily got one, but
you should act at once before the relapse
from the war puts prices on the advance.
111 Marinette County, Wisconsin, the very
finest farming land is to be had now at a
most modest figure. Excellent home mar
kets are at hand to take whatever the farm
er raises, and good prices aro given. These
land* are on the Chicago, Milwaukee & St.
Paul Railway, and full information con
cerning them will cheerfully bo furnished
by ('. K. Rollins, Immigration Agent, 161
La Salle Street. Chicago.
Tlie Host lleanon.
Little Clarence (who roads and ponders)—
Pa, 1 have just been reading a paragraph,
which says there are various reasons why a
man who talks in his sleep should not marry;
what aro some of those reasons, pa?
Mr. Callipers—The best reason, my son,
is because he 'alks in his sleep.—l'uck.
An actress is often indebted to the florist
for the flowers she gets over the footlights.
—Chicago Daily News.
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Mrs. ilenham—Don't you really care any
thing about mother?
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