Fort Wayne Sentinel, April 16, 1898, Page 5

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Fort Wayne Sentinel (Newspaper) - April 16, 1898, Fort Wayne, Indiana PAGES 5 TO 8. ESTABLISHED 1833.SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 1898. PRICE FIVE CENTS.SENATORS RIOTOUS. The Lie is Passed Duringr Angry Coutroversy. Wellington and Money Have a Tongne Tilt. Trouble Occurs Over tlie Cubaii i>iiestion. First Time tlie Lie Has Been Passed tlie CImmber for Nearly Ten Ycai-i'. Washington, April 16.—The most exciting scene that has been -witnessed in the chamber of the United States senate occurred late last night, while the Cuban resolutions were under debate, after a continuous session of thirteen hours' duration. Before adjournment could be secured an agreement was reached that a vote should be taken not later than 8 o'clock tonight. A formal agreement was reached at i) :oO o'clock last night to that effect. Agreement, however, was not arrived at without a highly dramatic and discreditable scene. SENATORIAL TEMPERS TRIED. It was about 0 o'clock when the troxable occurred. The senate had twice refused to adjourn, turning a deaf ear to Senator Hoar's plea for mercy on account of his health. The tempers of the senators had been frayed to a wire edge with the long hours they had spent in listening to the endless debate and with the strain and e.'icitement of the day. At this critical time Senator Jones of Arkansas proposed the agreement outlined above. His remarks had the effect of bringing Mr. White to his feet with some caustic remarks about the length of time he had spent in listening to the war talk, and he insisted on his rights to present his ideas to the senate. He said he should not take more than an hour and a lialf, even though several senators on tlie other side had spoken for four hours. Mr. Caffery made similar remark.s, accepting i>[r. Jones' proposition and saying that he should not require in'H-o Than one linnr. Mr. fiiil.i^vel with {}ni asscrtioa thiit ha woalTl r^ik'.i v.-li.if-ever ivirr «-f tlio fiuu-ikkits \r.'is liii'r. and rill (JivvvV breatlis oi' rolit;f at seeiag tlui Q:id in sigiif. STAKTiNG OK THE Cf.A.'-t;. Bat tl'.ero was r, stirriri'X i-ciin.; yot to come. -Mr. Mou'.iy ;-o.-.o and cx-plaiiie<l that lu- .should ^ibj"-!.--: to vhe I^ropo.sed a;.;reoTjii'iit nu'css ir, set so!ne tiino irir takin:; a vote. He saw no reason wlij tliC senate should not contiiiiw in conlinuous session. Mr. Wellington remarked that Mr. Money would not hasten mat-tors by insisting on a night session. "I appreciate tlie gentleman's threat," remarked Mr. Money. "I meant no threat,"' protested Mr. Walling^^n, "1 only—" Here the waspish senator from New Hampshire, Mr. Chandler, put in his oar. In the most insulting tones he remarked : "Surely the senator from Missis-sip])i would not wish to take a vote without listening at length to the views of the senatoir~frem--Mar:^'--land." Instantly Mr. Wellington was on his feet, quivering with rage, directed, strange to say, against Mr. Money. ' 'I listened here for hours to the senator from Mississip])i," he declared furiously'', "when he returned from Cuba as an agent of the newspapers---" "I want to correct a misstatement right here,'' exclaimed Mr. Money. "I was not an agent of any ntjwspa-per.'' SENATOU MONEY BELLICOSE. "The Journal says you were," reiterated Mr. Wellington. "I am correcting you, not the Journal,'' exclaimed Mr. Money. "I make the statement on the re-spon.sibility of the Journal," repeated Mr. Wellington. "Make it on your own responsibility," cried Mr. Money. "I do make it on my own respon-feibility." "Then you lie." Like a whip-crack came the reply, and the galleries into applause, unheeded by the chair. "If the gentleman can use such language 1 can use it as well as he,'" exclaimed Mr. Wellington, white as a sheet and trembling with anger. "Come outside and use it," cried Mr. Money. "Very well, then," returned Mr. Wellington, "Come now," reiterated Mr. Money, whereat Mr. Wilson blandly inquired whether it would not be in order to move a declaration of war. Mr. Wellington stood by his desk, nervously tearing a sheet of paper to shreds and glaring at Mr. Money. APOLOGIZES TO THE SENATE. However, things quieted down a little, and ¡Senator Jones' proposition was agreed to. Then Mr. Money arose and regretted that he had," under great provocation, violated the decorum of the senate and said that he therefore apologized to the senate for his words, laying the emphasis on the senate. The galleries again applaudel, unchecked by the vice president, and the incident was at an end. Later Mr. Wellington said: "I am a gentleman. I cannot say as much for some of the other members. I shall not pursue this unseemly controversy." Mr. Money says if Mr. Wellington is satisfied, he is. He is popularly credited with being willing to fight a buzz saw, and to give the saw revolutions. Some years ago, in the house, he quarreled with Representa^^e Hall, of Missouri, called him^ liar and broke an ink well over his nose. It has been nearly ton years since the lie was passed in the senate. It was in the famous controversy between Messrs. Ingalls and Voor-hees, that the latter said that Mr. Ingalls was a liar and a dirty dog. MISSION^OF PEACE. Ireland Goes to Xew York. THE NAVY &ROWS. Has Been Augmented by Fifty-Nine NeAv Craft. Win Lribor Willi Men JiiMaential at Wash-i/iîftoii—Has Given Ij) Hope of Avei-tiiiir War. Some of the Purchases Made Abroad Do Not Please the Ofllcers—New Orleans and Topeka Not in Favor.* W.\sniNGT()N, April 16.—Arch-bislioi) Ireland left last night on the midnighi; train for Is'ew York, accompanied by Professor Pace, of the Catholic university. JSTonsignor Ireland will have several conferences with men in New York who arc in touch with the government but he is confident that any further efforts to induce the United States to postpone action would be in vain. When the president sent his message to congress on Monday, Arclibishop Ireland wont to Baltimore, where he held a conference with Cardenal Gibbons about the situation. The two prelates held the same view—that cvor^'thing possible had been done, and there would be no benefit- derived from carrying the negotiations further. This view ■A'as communicated to the Vatican. Yesterday a message was received expressing ilie profound regret of Pope Leo XIII at the prospect of VvT.r, and containing a prayer that hostilities might yet be averted. Arclibishoj) Ireland took this message as meaning that his mission had closed and left tiJO city. He jnaj" go to St. Paul from New York, or he may returii to Yv^'ashington, enroute to liis home. COL. R. G. INGERSOLL. The Fort (ireat Orator \'» ill pi)e:ir Wii.viie Soon. Colonel Robert (4 Ingersoll will make liis appearance in this city in rlie near future and will deliver his famous discourse, "Liberty of Man, Woman and Child, " which is said to be a most entertaining and eloquent eff')rt. The colonel enjoys the distinction of being the only advocate of free thought on religious mattex's that ever achieved fatne as an orator as vrell as a controversialist. The colonel is possessed of a Wasiiingtom, April 16—Xo fewer than fifty-nine ships have been added to the navy since the passage of the S.50,000,000 appropriation, and more are being added every day. This number includes about fifteen revenue cutters, lighthouse tenders and coast survey vessels and nearly forty others purchased or chartered at home and abroad. Among the latter are the magnificent liners St. Paul, St. Louis, New York and Paris, the four Morgan liners, the yaclit Mayllower, the dynamite cruiser Nictheroy, the hospital ship Solace and ^ the repair siiip Clialmette. Naval officers have a rather poor opinion of the vessels bought abroad and consider they were purchased rather to keep them away from Spain than because of their real value to us. Even the New Orleans is not considered any better than she should be, while the Topeka has as yet no guns and v.-ill require a good deal of work before she can be of service. The .Solace is not a fighting ship. 8he will not even have a revolver on board, but will trust entirely to her Ked Cross flag for protection in case of necessity, bhe will not even carry a newspaper correspondent and will make no repurcs of any kind to the government, for fear that such action might imperil her neutrality. The explosives she will have are rockets for signaling purposes.THE CYCLE SOLDIERWHEN REAL FIGHTING COMES HE WILL HAVE HIS FULL SHARE OF THE FUN. MEMORIAL DAY. Sons of Veterans Will Honor the Saored I>ead. - --i i 'i' 11 i : ■ I; - v:. - s'., voice of unusual purity and power, and has taken as much care of his vocal organs as a prima donna usually does. Ho has much personal magnetism and a way about him that attracts and greatly aids him in his work, which one will always find interesting and instructivo, no matter what the subject. No more eloijuent or fascinating lecture could have been chosen f(ir bis appearance here. Incidentally he will mention the treatment Cuba has received at the hands of Spain. Coininitiecs Appointed to î>î» the Work--Citl/.ens Are Iiivicetl to Assist Thoiii. The Memorial Day cornmitteo is busily making arrangement to observe tlie day, and are endeavoring to sur-jmsH a';y previous celeljratiiiu honoring the sacred dead. Those in charge, ask the a.ssistance of citizens in this work, and assure tliem that it will be appreciated as their generous kindness has l.K^en in tb.e past. Following is à full list of the committeer-: Executive—T. W. l.Uair. chairman; K. (Î Close, secretary; IJ. E. Bricker. treasurer; K. 1Í. i;<> 'kwalter, C. 1) CriMise and "W. J'\ Close. Finance—K. II. lîookwalter, chairman; W. F. (Jeller and T. J. Jolinson. Program and Music—F. C. Close, chairman: 11. A. Bricker and üeorge Zulünger. Kec(-ption—C. 1). Crouse, W. W. i>k(!lton and E. il. liookwalter. Memorial Sunday—\V. F. (îeller, ehairmiui; W. F. Close and William Walters. Decoration W. F. Close, chairman; C. Zuliitiger, E. A. Close, \V. F. Meyers, Irv. in lücki'ord. llarry Current, Arthur Corlett. ,1. 3Iuoney and ^Villiam \V alters. Noitii Mde Monument—C. Zollinger, chairman; D. E. iîricker and ^S^ F. CURSE OF GOD UPON SPAIN. Expression of Kbv. D\vi3;ht L.. 3Ioodj% tlie Well Knovi'n I^vangelist. Cincinnati, Ohio, April 16,—"The of God is upon Spain." iSilence for a moment, and then, raising his clinched hands in the air, thus spoko Rev. D wight L. Moody to a reporter here. "Spain is a moral pestilence," he continued, "a disease, a rottenness in the world. Her corruption, ra.p-ine, murder, smells to heavon. Spain won^t stop it; we should not he.sitate to stop it. I am surprised that the pope would allow it to con-tinbe. The religion of the world should stop it. The war that has behind it the termination of that tyraimy and distressing destitution would in tlie eyes of God be a virtue. I aiii not afraid of war. It looks as thougli we would have it. I must confess that I have not prayed much in deprecation of war.'' • ALLEGED EMBEZZLEMENT. !•:. CotUliugtoii Cainpelleil to Answer Sudi a Cliarge, Tlis Antwerp lice says: "On complaint entered by the City Carrriage works, of Fort Wayne, E. L. Coddiog-ton, of this place, appeared in maj'or's court, .Saturday, to answer to the charge of embezzlement. lie was held as charged for his appearance at the next term of the common pleas court, in tlie sum of SHOD. Ho was released on bail, that anoouut being furnished by C. E. Hughes and J. L. Focock." MORE OIL WELLS. Tlie .Slandaril I..e:isiiij,'- I^aml in .JenV:rson, 'iafkson ami "»lonroe. The :\Ionroeville Breeze has the following;: "The oil boom in the eastern part of Indiana seems to be rising to its iiighest pitch. The Standard Oil company is getting interested in this section and are leasing land in .leiferson. •Jackson and tlie northern part of Monroe and there is no doubt but what in the near future derricks will grace the banks of Flat Ilock and in other parts of this township in countless numbers. A Chicago company has also begun operations at Baldwin at d surrounding country. Let the good work continue until our assertions of years past are shown to be correct to our people and that is that tiiere is plenty of oil and gas in the wells tliat v.ere suidv by theMonroeville company .south of town." SOUSA AND BAND GOING. Will lie Attached to a New York Kegl-inent. Cincinnati,Ohio, Api-il IG.—Sousa, the bandmaster, is in town. He believes there will be a war with Spain. ' 'I shall attach myself to a New York regiment," said he, "and accept the fortunes of war. Most of my musicians will enlist with me. ' 'My father was a Spaniard who was driven from home by political persecution. lie entertained an in tense hatred for the Spanish government. He fought in the union army during the rebellion. I served twelve years as leader of the United States Marine band and am familiar with soldier life." SUNDAY SCHOOL WORK. A Trulnin}; School lor Teaclicrs of Primary ClasiivK. The Monroeville Jireeze says: "An effort is being made by the County Sunday School organization to conduct a short term of school in Fort Wayne some time in May or June to train teachers for the primary Sunday school pupils. Each school iu the county will be asked their opinion in the matter and we trust that no dissenting voice will be heard. Tlie scliool will last one week. Some-lady noted for lier Sunday school w ork will be eniployed as instructor. Each school is isxpected to send two or more who will serve as teachers in their respective schools. Tuition will be one dollar for each I school." On the bicycle soldier will fall ,«onio of the uio-t iiMportant work uf the next Vi'.Tr. Jii;-: place will be in front. Wlica the opening rattlo oi scattered iireavuis taps nut a .'■iac.'catn prelude to tiic duuble baL-s oi batflc! whirli i.s to follow, you n;ay feel sure that it is the bicyck; mounted soldier v/ho has opened the concert. Ti.'rown out in a thin ]i];e ahead of the cavalry, far ahead of the soliil ranks of infantrj', lie has ruu across the cue-niy. Then before the buyle .sounds recall ho has un.-;Iang liis luagazino riiio and is popping away. Wlien a scouting party is to bu sent cut far across the country to feel the enemy'.s strength in a certain direction, tijo coiunianding officer will turn to iIjo bicycle corps for a Sfiuad. AVhen the re-servci; avo to be hastily sunnuoned, •when there is a hurry cull fov the ain-inunition wagon.s, v.-hen the train is wanted on the douide quick, when the n.;;:i who directs the fighting wants to send word to some of his aids, it Vi ill be tlie cycling orderly who will carry the niessage. But don't iiiii; that the soldier with the bicycle ^.ill bo merely ;i military errand boy, who will curry the or der-s and tben .stand aside while tho rcai soldiers do the fighting. liis sphere is wider than that. lie v.-ill see twice the lighting that the r.K u on foot do. lie is not tied to his wheel, and %vht n ti'.e firn, rámímt ...... P4í r.IOVCLE AIiTlLia;KI.ST ]N ACTKIX. time conies be can stack ifc against his comrades', shoulder bis rifle, form in lino aud niarvjli up to shoot and be shot with the best of the dough boys. His scoutinjj expeditious, too, will take bim under fire. He will have per-Bouul encounters. He will have to scorch for safety. Of course the bicycle corps will never be used to supplant cavalry. Nothing of the sort was ever intended. The bicycle charge has not even been anticipated. It would lack the snort of the horses, the rattle of saber scabbards aud the terrifying thunder of hoofs which make the waiting infantryman wish ho were well out of the mess or that the artillery conld get there iu time to stop it. Some day two bosfcile bodies of bicycle soldiers may make a mouuted charge perhaps.'Then WG shall have eomethiug to talk about. For years it has been customary for the writer who dared speak of the possible use of the bicycle iu war to begin by a.ssertiu'g that many excelli ut military authorities have declared the wheel to be of actual value iu army operations. I hardly think it necessary to go over that ground at this late day. The French, the English, the Germans, the Belgians, the Rnssiahs and even the Jajiauese armies all have bicycle corps. In the Dnited States the military cyclist has won hisstapding. He is au iu-tcgral part of the army. Thronghonfc the country there are many cycle ccrps iu national guard reg' iniQuts, Greatyr New York has half a (iozeii. Ill rije cycle c'O'ps (if tie,; i]:!li()ii,w f.;uard each men!be;- larr/n.-hes lii.-' own machine. A variety ( f nir.'ii^-; therefore lirovidf's ;i (ji.s.'^ijiiilariiy lu-i observable in the coriis ef rhe iT^ular isrr.iy. The jiational finard cyrli^ts ;ii\v:;ys make a line a])pear;aice, and that'h of the I service finds rreat iavnr ia the eves of the niilitiaiiH n. It is .-aid that witiii'i a short tiine a bill will ìp'tìkUicì (! in c(,'tt;,'rcss au-liieri/.ing the ].urehti:-e of a suii'n ù iit iinniijor oi Ijieyr'jcs to sT/jijdy eae!) foi't a^-id lailitary ;-tation in theeuuntry with ten machines. The iiiiiehini s nov.- in us;' in t'ae regular service, together vvirli the usual equipine'.if, tip tiie he;.!'.:- at about, Tli pouiids. Tills makes a hi avy load for lo:)g ,ioi;i'jj( vs. :ui(! ibe tendency luiw is t') d(,'creasH viu- wei;_'bi as luncii as possible ^vi!!u;^u sacri^ieijig tbe safety of theridets. With the first iintspi cts of a war with i-piiiii carM; t'> the fre.'U tlKj cyidists grand ari-jy, ti:e fj"a:,'c,e r i' Ancriciui Wheehie'ii". Irs lighti;!g Idoed uil Ivjery last liie;::!;: r, ii ibiir rnivesenta-tives were to !e beiiev. d, -Nvaiued to strap a rille to hi.-; wheel an.l go to t!ic front. Tiivec week.-, a^ o the ;:'.",'rei;ary of war reei ivi d werd fr ;;:i the chiei: con^-ul of tl;e li!dia::a (iivisinn, Ij. A. W.. \Y.;1-lace Hlier\vo(;d, the lait'.'r v.'as readiv to raise livi' corapauics of wìn'i'iuien, eaeii conpany to be coiaiiosti! '::f men, v, iio be rb(;r.i'u.'iily drill.-, d iu bievide tactics atid vviiling to go to any iiart of ;l;e coiuitry tlirer.tened !)y an or, if neee.-.sary, t:o go tibrctul to iigiit. Followi.og tb(< offer of Wallace Sherwood there i;ave cerne similar oiT'rs from variors parts of thii co'intry. 'ibe gnat army oi; elineii seem Lrimfu! of eagerness tc! tian their bieyehs to use it] defending the I'ag. All the (.(Ters have been placed o'l ii'e in the w;ir oilice. A.s a vtii.'ele f(,r fiyirg artillery tJ;t) bicycle i^-^ ])vactieally mUried. s'evcral macjiines fie.^ignc-d to r-nry ]ightv.-L'igi;i rapid lire guns huve be.en cdu.-irr.ct. il, and tliey iippcar ¡daiisible, li',;t it w ill require au actual t;'st to deiiioiistreae their usefr.lness. There is no di.-yuiing tiie fact that ma;dm gi:ns can bo mad" light enough to carry (ai an ordinary tricycle, ¿nt how about the atiiiiiuni-tion? A gun which can ( at up cartridges at the rate of 200 a mi!;ute has a big appetì i:e. Mounted on wheels it con hi be hustled to the front in an enu rgency, but the matter of bringiug its piovender along, too, would be another question. However, this and other points will remain unsettled until the bicycle soldier actually goes iiito actic n. After that •we shall know whether to count liiuj !is a factor or a?; ;in incident. Sewku. FoiiP. GRIM OLD SEA TERRORS Battle Scarred Monitors Again Called Into Service. SEEMS TO BE EIGHT IN THEM YET. St.tncli Old righting Iilaohines Which Swc-pt a 2s'avy From the .Seas la 1863 Stiuimonetl From Ketirenieiit to Do Unty ns Coast and Harbor Defenders. Like battered veterans called once more to the fighting ranks, the old monitors hive crav;]ed out of their snug harbor at liie Lca:rae Island navy yard and are now about ready to take again a place i:i o'jr nav.y. Roused in their retreat by the barkin.g of tiie dogs of vrar, they have i^haken the barnacles front their sides. cough.^I the soot out of their funnels and are pieiiared to strike ouce more the tirribio blows v^'hich mude them famou.s. But conditions chai;gc.d i-iuce thess old v.-arriers d at iron and swept a navy .iro!-.! ti: seas. Tiie iron hail of t^'day is .-■oivethi::g at which no craft ailoat can laii.uli. Tlierc is a ditference bcrvv'een rcaiul sb.ot and ])ointed projectiles of hardened steel. When the monitjr.s %ver>> boiit. tlic-y created a new iif lighning ships. This class ha.s been iir ;;roved u¡;on, aud for ;].■) year.s tlie be-;!; naval Ocsiguers in the world have Leen ai ^vork (.¡e.borat-ing Ericsson's idea until the great fighting machines whi'oh arohuiit are as ditl'erent from the «original meni-tor as a gatliiig gun is Jrom a carannlr. But in spite of all nhis pregress the old monitors are not «eiuirely obsolete aud useless. T.':ere is n.;hr, in them yet —at least our naval a.u'. hi.;riti( s .-eem to think SO—UGü tho kind of iight;ing tiiey did in iSdü, of course. Tiien they would have been seni ciut; to hunt up a hostile squadron and givo it barthi; now tliey will be i)nt to the work of deienso rather than olTense. There are eight of theso old monitors, and tiieir names are Montauk, I'úa.-hopac, Manhattan, C'anouious, T^idiuav, C;itsk"ill, .Tason and J^ They vvere all built in au.l are of about th.e same size, from ")(){> to .").")() tojjs register, with a speed ot six l-,¡:ots an hour. The :jJontaul:, .11. .¡a.-'on and J.c- hi;',h v;ere builr by ssen, thii (ie- signerand buildiroi theii.'st monirer — the lirst two at klyi and t::e la-t tv::s at C;hester. oii ti.f Delaware. Ti;o I\ra!:ooaci ¡'.¡id ?.Iai;hatta:i weie luiill; at .Jersey ("iry and ths» (Je.uouieu;; aud 2\a';a:it at JJ.n, Tlie t.f the much ridiculed "chi.i :-e bo:; on a raft" widch fie.-ti'o_,-fd the di'i ad.e;! Tii. rriniao h-:! tiie .i.;ov(in-mtnt to b','i!d Uiore ir*;üe!ads oü the by their fire, the fcrt withstood capture. Ou April 7 the ñr.=?t serious attack on Charleston was made. Of the monitors iu the Union squadron the Montauk and Nahaut were prominent, as was also the Catskill. They rau past the batteries ou .DJorris island without returning thfir fire aud LomWarded Fort ISuuiter and Fort Moultrie at close range. The cannonading from the forts was terrific, aud the fire was returned as hotly from the monitors aud cthtr vessels of the ñeet. ,But the attempt to reduce the forts and caijturo (.'harlestou did not succeed. The Nabaot was close to tha belching lire from the forts aud \vas (¡i.sabhd during the; action. The lieavy firu on the monitor.^ during the engagemeri left Inarks of .s.di.d :4ii;t on liie turrecs of the Catslrill. .Montauk and Nahan:, wiiich rhey i-till (e.rry. Commander Oeorgíí W. Jlodg^rs was killed by piecei? of a bursting shell fiying into the conning tower of the Ca.lskili. The iNalir.nt v.tis r«,;,aired in time ro take parr, iii cominuiy vi'irh the monitcir WechaAvlien, in the .-:b::rp engagement with the CoLiíed(>ratü iroiudad Atlanta on .luly 17, The Atlanta was fitted oat in Savannah, which wa-; then -ntider bleekride, and cair.e out or rh'e h;ir::'ir to givi' liar-tie to the two riMJiiitors. io eoiiiideiiE were tb.e (^líüfedcrares in tlie invehiera-biiiiy of tiio Atlanta, v.-hich was a see-(iud Tderrimac. that several >iea!iiboat«, loaded, wilii cxci!rs¡i';.i,-í<. sfeaiücd oi;t from JSavannah to \vir;.' -s the anner-clad whin tii. litt!. :::e::ir.;rs. Tut the action was s'li.rt atiil (iicisive, fer the monitor.-'ed n 1:re ivt^i toe A:bii:!ii that wa-s sr.cetiüy br'akini; i;er to pie:.'es, and her eoe.:;;'.an;¡er ixir.led (h;wn fla'i. The I\[a;!hai tan. Uiek r (_j¡n;!:e;!ider .T. W. A. ::i(holse:i. va^cne of. the f;)i.r nionirors setit to re i. Ji.'erce l'';!;r.i,:,¡¡; fleet fer tiie eapfne (if 'bile during ; the stimircr of 1 '-(M. j OCEAN GUERRiLLAi VICIOUS WARFARE WAGED TWEEN TORPEDO BOATS AND DESTROYERS. BE émáMp Tiî(i Ja-::n and Li !i;g]¡ aiso í¡:iure(i as valiant fighter.-, ami i;o otiie-v grcio ■ f eigiit vessels could Lave sliov.'u a I. rur record during i-ie war than the ohi monitors e.t i.; a,une Tile 3Ài:i:tai:k ]¡i^ewi^e 'kìs a c;;íími r i historie iatircsr iu additi. :¡ to lur .•■••i-(n-;<.i naval sei-viei'. \Vl;en the -.'oí-'; of .1. WiJires i^oolli was biought l>ae;: te Washiagr .;: aíter tlie a^sa^si^^r; ¡i iTcsident .Liue;dn, it was idaecd ( n l)\!rd the Ibe.ita;:!:, llr. ii lying with lier si:-ti^r iHo-iir^.r Sa:'gi: - at tie \Vas;:ii;:;ro¡i navv v.nd, Tlie body ofileotii va:- kcT^t vi 4 Au Miregt nava! wart: r novi rhe; (li v. on tlie .sienta' e;;,i '■! i -d [ ; : c fer !:■ ^ari- on :u viil v^'as and pa ll hi:^ siali. Jin: tiieso ohi mi :,iri r; ])itted tiling coiiee fail to agrv,e rontahd viirrets make themaiiani marl to hit. Uli'fi!;ively ti;eir ( Id .-mooth-b(.>ro gini.-i may be aide todo mr.cíi duiii- • wiii i.e aille to (:o vj; r.t ieodern v.-ais!:iiis is rnite,' wiu( a nava.l sivarps . Their 1 M\v irv ehoin'd and , 1 I: has inti" die cd two 1'gh! inu" ( r ;; ;—the. ti ri tovT;; :io l,.,ac (¡•■streyer. rillas of tho o:-ea!l. TIm' little t in tiio opi jj b. the iii>t jila-", it 1 rang-. Ar.-: ; ]ij mi--iii!l i- t.1 ^tl raises 11. i!i-]i \ .'r its and ;,er awav ir ir i-anii! r 1 e di.-í-haií greater (lis tiie ran::.: ( iive to t -11 ajioiir- . BY A I fearur" ni m;;dern ••r wliicli ha.-- follow- ; n. ■ r!) • leoviii;' t"rbei:o i . ,o ol-tiaer tyres ot i.i b..-:it ai::i the boat, c.i-inon fi-ht. (if ■i'li:!',! ioJIS. Ill 1-; ;-tri>.c at sivv: 1 1 p on thi' war:hip !"\vat i-iiort rang:-( ;:n. As tovpcilei'S d e^lectivily ar a Uice tiian I, VM; yard<. winic , a i ;irilt >bi;;'s :s fr,:i:i -.ih the di. -.dvantage is .1' iri; eavn.d all tile till: ^rinl.' ., m il r.ns were a isiaeti'jn -rr 111 ; li^h .. el s w : are iitt .--team cap>ri expansion eimii XormaiKi > boile rb.ri-e blaiied nu r./f . / ^o th- fer da.k. liiulîV ( V ir a leov, men:-. Ine I h ( in:-el; ment o; ^^ I '1 toriH (,■ I e;';;t hbouid t :-.!lli) s IU 1. ! Il"" -lit on ii il . j.i 1 a 1 M the in'r: I do boav i:;\i~r >tri;-c in the iii-ov it ( h:- i- - ( it ie r ; ho V t.:- a- cioaic for us J.v'. :i ihi tiie risk i-: e'vi :i;. :■ s 'arclilight ';as ad;;! ri an c!;;je e to t!:;' o;,.t riithai J t i.'e eiiti rTü'i-e oi i le' t ' "I . ' os; in.-ar'heas oar. watciitul si'iitrv ..ii the^ \v;ii-j;',-:!r ti'.c l.r.i;. ( f i r u te. t ; ligiü' St ripp;.-•,"a! rs ee givi - the .ahiiiM. iih-iit ueii". ( 1 le, .'. I : ■ M Wi' in . t :i t.' l! t; tec i'r!ih;e i' .-pr: .irl::]i4 a mone-.Mt '!■;:■ )■•■ i-: .1 la :; ric: ii!^ m.ue nvers of tho Ki Ir' ;!.-: th'' T :v. ,'dii boiit destri par to the Vest oii liurnose a:-:r;:;!n ti'T l aali'^Ms. They pro\ to .':av>' f-ii:' .- a k--. ping ¡uaiities. J. ii:i; ! Ü i: ! th; oa' in the open í (iariiig I ;;! w i a: her Is ()es( ri; ed 1 1:< icg ahi-::.';l:i r c -liortabb', stili be.; in i o main tbev ; goo:! ^ i e::a!-. iu li.avy wiatli imdiig au ai.!.-: a head s: a, when t v.-:iv( s ran mort;;-tin hiuu, the decks j ::;a ere lly Vi ry " s. r, and ^inee at sr •iiae> .¡h- le- k- iiav" to be liattei down end re • er^ v.- live shut up 1 (luarti : ;o f u. r p'.-'.ri ic¡¡¡;!riy plcasa r oa .di p: rf:'( ny sale, l^û■verthel tliev ;:roved tl:e!!j;:-ives to be tirsr r all' icie! i t and 1 ;•:!; r : : a ' :i. ri,:: w i ti:.'! a (leeideiily he,: •ivhieii a de.-rrn; e , e !l to ¡u r ^V. : e' ■ : a--:-î III 1 íii i- : i n e ¡r;V i-ii •!! i;;. :; ii. ,;e i: ' ■.it (e r •••: " V.;!: ■x,.'.: r.;-, 1 ' 1 .¡a Ir. ■. V • ; ae Ih nt ( hi.-^ to 1 ile rie 0. - vpede biM.Ì. morii hee.v ,:■: Olii' glia the : il aay ; :ees¡eeu-'I 'o boat, hi:;i!:ev- h,' ^^\iLt.-t e Í. .ee .- to :r :y r. The lo ■ Miit and a ear dees .i O.LlD monitors ai LEA'JTJK ¡SI.A-ND. Kites and Kites. Mr. Plunkett, a. ftinious Irish barrister, had great wit. Before Lord . ChaiK.'ollor of Ireland Redesdalo j Pkiukett had occasion to use tho; word "kites" very frequently, ay j designatiiiii fraudulent hills ami pronii.ssory notes. "I don't quite understand your | meaning, Mr. Plunkett," said the lord chancellor. "In England, kites ^ are paper playthings, used by boys. i In Ireland they seem to niean some,' siiecies of monetary transaction." "There is another difference, m:9 lord," Mr. Plunkett replied; "in England the wind raises the kites, in Ireland the kites raiso ihe wind," —Brooklyn Citizen. "When this town was organized," ■ said tho early settlev of the little western town, "I was elected may- j or by a inagority of only one vote." | "Pretty close shaVo," eaid tho nev,'comer.; "Oh, tciiible! But there was only fi V e V ol e s in the town then."—Cin-ciDUfiti Enquirer. same jilan, and from tlie time they went into commis.-ion thi: nuvnl supr(,macy of the L nion v.'tis assured. That the oid monitor;-; saw hard service is provc.d by the ¡-cars and denfs which they hear tod;iy. Tiie ^.iontaulj has an especially distinguished naval record. Tlris monitor first came into prominence on Feb. ISC.;!, daring th« blockade, of Cliarleston. Two wooden vessels in the Union bloekadiug fleet had been crippled by two armorclail Coufed(;rate rams fitted out in Charleston, and there had been other disheartening revejses. Conimatider .lohu L. Vvorden, who made himselJ; a hero as commander of tho iMonitor during the Merrimac; engagement, in command of the Montauk, v.hich was ordered with other vessids to bombard Fort McAllister, overlooking tho Cireat Ogeechee river. In the river the Confederate cruiser and the blockado runner Nashville had been penned up fov some time by the Union fleet. A line of ¡jilesdriven in the river prevented a dash past the fort, but Com mander Wordeu ran the Montauk uj) to tho piles aud shelled the Nashville at a range of 1,¡300 yards. The cruiser was destroyed by the effectoai fire of tho Montauk. The gallant Worden was quite as proud of this feat as of his fight with the Merrimac, aud justly so. The Montauk was under a terrible fire from the fnvt while she shelled the cruiser, but its iron turret withstood the shells, although iudeuted iu several places by solid shot. An attack was mado by the Montauk, tho Nahant, another of the present Leaguu Islaud veterans, aud several other mouitors aud wooden vessels upon Pert McAllister; but, although wide breaches were made iu its embankmept age. liee,v macU w»,! mu:-^ NVait and ^ee. a vet.v;i"ii ,na.val (■:i!i;'er who must 1;;' :d!ovved certain i.rejenii e--: "Tiiese <d(l gmie may give a ;;;lrp';i^iog-ly good aee;)unt o! ihemselvt s siiouid they have tlio opportimity. it is true that tiiey not riiied. t'l'it tiKHiern conical p'rejretiles o,i: liigli pem traiivo iiower canni;r: tired from tiiem, and that their ratv:".! is o:ily irom two to three miles, imc w'!hr:i ¡.ert;iiii limitations they aru eupablo of deadly execution."' ___C-. _ Tliat Settled It. fjc—Did you tell your father that .£ would kill myself if I couldn't have you? She—Yes. He—What did ho say? gho—Ho .said that settled it. Yon couldn't have me.—St. Louis Post-Dispatch. .___ In livulcnce. "Uncle Jim, why do some of tho colored people placo empty medicine bottles on tho graves of their deceased friends?" "I duuno, sub, ouless hit is ter let do worl' know wh;'.t killed 'em."—Atlau-t.i Oonstitucmu. lae- !1 (..1 j hi:. . !.•• ! ; loi'! • d.; i •.•;a il i ring o- , ,e : ; l:ei: 1 A -m; ' tilC ;.e ee ; aid • r ;h ■ i ' rîre^'. r i.- ' S] e !- hre;^ev r;::' ; ;ly ar:.e d ^o:e : ■'^■hieii wii; ; ii . ; 1 W..V 1;:!!. ai: i ^he ! i--.-t ^ ra; t e ' , : v,-l;ieh can r.;:: ' 1 iiig v/ar.dii') ' u • ; ■ , . ■ era; r. is n:i ma a t; i-f spe; d, I< ' latÌL f rolls iMiv.-n the i :■ : i xter.üinate^ it: a- e;¡>iiy I Th; •! tlie i'.".-trey, r t."pe <.t î oat i-' in (.thvrw,.y-. .i'-;'.in t va triv-^ : ; ii ar..iere:l eruir.' r a ler ( t iiiaibi", .;::d i; ■:■ al'.,ay:- p.::- d: ie t.i ren e iieì :■ i¡ would be in-iisere't to stay and liglA. 1rs ehi: f ¡h.ty, --v. r. to pv;-!c<-r the re-t of tin s-iuudron Ir. aï the pe>Kv ■irtle tern; h) hears. It noes not wair for the hur.'r v:! t!i-! artacir. Íí: gees oet am. ieehs 1er tii" t' re:, at. As e ha v.- ;A ( led t.i .eé' e::a;;i in. tiie Unite:! ;-tat' > navy is iaekiug ui ti.r-p(.;io boat ¡ic-troyers. Win ti it tirsi be-g;in to look ;;s if e should have to meet tiio S;;a!ii^il on the seas, we liad noe a single (rait o*" thi- (h'scri ;:! ¡en. Sincí then we have got fe;r:'ther bv i:i.r-(.ha,^;; from o roi rn Imiid. r-a;;:: gove:'!!-ments aud iy remehieliiig i;i-t ]iriv;'.te yaeiits a >mali iiotiil.i which may ;;ii-HWer tlie purpvise. 1 nt whi;di on the ¡ace of tilings is liigiily iimdeip.tate. in this reC-iiect wo arc a"\vay behind the other nations. The Spanish squa!lr;:n wliieli %va.s recently .sent to our waters contained several destroyers. Spain* has in all iii. Knghiiid lats more tha.n JÜÜ, v,hih> a.ll the (:t!ier llrr-t ( las,; llurepeaii powers have iroai 10 to iò d:-sînoyers. Hoî;.( .hing laere ahctit tiieso Spanisi; de-vroyers may be inrer;sting, siiic(> tiw ;î,ve model craft of tiu ir kmd. Tlif J'nr'er and Terror were designed aud builr by tho ThDnipsuiis of Clydebank to tb(> nrder of the Spanish government. They ;ire superior to im^st of the Kn.g-lisb, destroyers iu the elaborateness of their fittings. They are lighted througii-out by clec'.ricity, aud a number of electrical ventilating fans insure a supply of fresh air to the people below the deck. Tliis niake.s them nnue habitable. ■ , -À- ■ 1 i-. ¡ I ut ai tai < ti ;t h;irl : t i ieli'ig. h. emìi:^; 1 ' :■; reiirila;' t he bi. ;•]; liÌg':'S ietri'iU ÒV'V; >he il:)r-b( s ly ; i i"., liei V by lyhìg t:- ri t il t he i¡!o;:ii v.x arrive.-. ;ind b iiig with, tlie !l M . r iio-tile rieet Lilo xa.ì- il pol i.- open ;i:;d oli d; ■ ];er tofpedii.'S :r;g narrow idi; r some lee i er ,::al;¡;ig hold d; ace'!!:n;aiiyii!g atri ;i r. The (ìesU';)yer can go like tíii> wi; and i;o oniimvy >ea e:ui stop her, : can .1 lüarksmaií vidng her unle.^s he a.-:'U>.omed to wing ^luioting. Slie i carry dlrpau ÍK.'s in tiie shortest ];ossi spaee el time, aii;! a- ;i means of cl miiüicatiein is the bes'. Then, loo must nel h-- A rgott. n s!:e is in ev selise ;), ■ i r;e,u;î!û. a::d en a (ì;;rk ni; mav siioot lier be.ìr ar : neh large g;! as even ;ì batri! -h.ip. To a torp'e:!o b she is ;-urj death. Cvuf-s Svia KSTt-:R Bruminrgem French is dangerous. A Birmingham citizen i^assing two puiiceinen on the street in the oven- ing said "Bon .lonr, messieurs, to ve.sselsbave a length of i JO feet, them. They at once arrested him, bre;idth feet aud deptli of i:? feet, charging him with being drunk aud The displac(mient is tons. Thearma-swearing at them in a foreign Ian- mcnt consists of two 14 pounder rapid iir.j gnus, one mouuted forward ou top of the conning tower and the other aft; two i> pounder guus, oue in each broadside, aud two automatic machine guus, J inchcs- in diameter, forward. Thtse arc abto cipiippcd with two torpedo tubes, 1 -1 inches in diameter..mount- guuge. The first Enropotni book that ever appeared in the Japanese language was a translation of Heine's German Bouga. Auswerert First Tiaip. The doctor who made the re noted below was a wise man beea he replied to a question v. hich one could an.-;wev in stndi terms i tho qtipstioiier tliougbt hitn wise '"Dm'tov." f;:.iii an «dd lady to faniily i.i^ysii ian. "•eaii yon tell itow t- tlAit sLuno chiidven born dittnii."' '■\Vliy, eevieiuly, madam,"" repl the dvu tur. "It IS owing to the i that ^itey eotne into tho world w: out tlie Lu'uU./ Oi speerh." "iHntr ¡110," remarked the lady, "now jitst ;-ee what it is tc educated like a doctor' I've i asked my ?!U^dnínd tiie same th moio tiiais do.^on times, and a eon hi g^ t oiit of him was, 'Beca theytire.'"' The doctor btnghed. —Sirund M iiziite. A ]iio(-'essiou of icebergs s against the surface, of the sun wo melt at tho rate of ;j00.000,000 cir miles of solid ice a second, and hiiit is estimated to i)roduce a fc of about IU,UOU horsepo\ver to ev square foot of its siuface. ;