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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - February 16, 1890, Burlington, Iowa                                PART ONE THE BTJBIJNGTfN ESTABLISHED SUNDAY MORNING Piucz 15 CENTS FER W 10BAL TOPICS DISCUSSED BT THE PUB TKODBBODT THE A Few flgmnv Observaawe PolityToDays Sumday School LesgonTfce Miatetry Of JobnBelipions Can we not asks one of the Presbyterian Evangelists correepon that the blood of Chriit aviled for and mil lions more whom the confession hu doomed to everlasting death The of observes suprising facts in the cue of the Cumberland Out of it only 215 have service every and 664 have no regular Out pf minis 720 give all their time to the preach ing of the Not the onehalf of either churches or preachers do any thing in the work of A correspondent of the Christian Ad Methodist asks What shall be done with a member of our church who will get under the influence of bat always seems under the influence of the Holy Spirit when at church The Advocate replies A man who gets drunk is not under the influence of the Holy The probability is he gets drunk and aecma full of the Holy and has the grand and takes on the character of the place he is Put him under That will test So long ae hie case is overlooked lie will be drunk and ing to one he would infer that they had together simply to meet earthly neighbors and lieeuigjBg would puzzle Four well or ill aoorted singly and unitedly wrestling with some sy Da Not long ogo a little Protestant Bpis oooal church was dedicated in The dear old poet and saint whose name the town boars wrote I see the good in all and hope that all will be represented in the gottleniont diligent in business and serving the not wast ing strength and vitality in spasmodic not relying on creed am but upon faithful obedience to the voice of God in the I see your town is spoken of as an orthodox Qukea I hope there will be no secta linn fence about but that gom men irrespective of their creeds will flm a home Nothing would be wors for it than to have the idea get abroad that anything like intolerance and self righteousness was its A clergyman in a southern says the American who connected with families of great influ and who ministers to a large white is accustomed to preach ever afternoon in a colored church under th care of this He usually re peats to the colored church the sermon preached in the forenoon to his own pep and finds that those who hear it i the afternoon appreciate it Th two remarkable facts in this incident ar that the gentleman should consent to d this gratuitous labor for the colore and that the colored churc should understand and appreciate th sermon prepared for the cultured white Of the Thomas th clergyman recently and driven from his home and pastoral charge by members of the superior race in North the Christian Advocate says For three was the presiding elder of the western the largest in the territory and the poorest in membership and means in the Confer His wife teaches the colored wo men to and keep housea gen uine home mission work without whether English or Hebrew he could not would plainly have imp lanted the young men and Id men and who used to mice the name of the Critical itening is evidently counted worship among ttese When the miidB BT rose to only here and there would a head be The audience stare at him Highly wrought rhetorical figures and crisp aph orisms would be apt to form the of this He would hear described as The sermon would interest both by the novelty f the text and the strangeness of appli Sharp and witty sentences would bound in eliciting a smile now and or even a cheer if striking patly and heavily some favorite folly or cus Or it might chance to be a pro ound philosophical till Kant might as well have criticised Pure leason before the unenlightened corn any who think the ordinary collegiate itular symbols quite too few to label roperiy so masterly an intellect Then omes the welcomed as a rare chance for friend to meet and in erchange opinions as to the excellence fthe There has been requent mention of the divine name in ong and prayer and homily There may ave been many Hallelujahs and some Amens on the lips of choir and congre but the whole service has not ia icated any strong sense of mortal need r aspiration for holy Selfcom Iscency has been everywhere an would seem very skillfully to have tolen the attention professedly given his Our visitor would be ready say with the famous critic of his The fire of the altar is or it ends forth nothing but smoke of mushrooms and unpleasant BWEBSOEIilllBEFSEEIllIS 01 THE PBOHJBITDBY THE MINISTRY OF He teaches his colored brethren business principled and and is dear to those whom he servos He is hated for his works sake by those who are determined to repress the progress of the Africa J Joiner is not a meddler in other mens He does not stir up nor incite the negroes to riot or He preaches and pract ises patience and Some of the Associated Press dispatches deny his very The editor of this papei knows him and has met him in his travels in the interior of North No more causeless outrage was ever The Buffalo Christian Advocate says With all its drawbacks there is no system of church polity that works so well as the Every no matter how is cared and every no matter how humble his tal onU may is supplied with a Clergymen of other denominations recog nize the advantages of our system and occasionally speak highly in its Cuyler of the Lafay elite Avenue Presbyterian Brook In writing on Cruelty to iiavBThe Methodist system works rather hardly on the brilliant few by ar bitrarily from a conge nial field of But it works most advantageously for the average minister he cannot be turned adrift at the whim of a and if be is not acceptable in one the Con ference assigns him next year to Be is always sure of a home and of bread for his wife and It is in our powerful and ortho dox Presbyterian Church that a faithful minister of Jesus Christ is often left lit erally out in the cold with a homeless household and a broken Fvfcrurr Written lor THI True spiritual selfconsciousness does not ripen in the noise of the busy John was in the in his showing forth Jocial polish is doubtless attained on the in the store and friction of busi but John the Baptists business could not be acquired that Every vocation must have its own John was to be a a spiritual forerunner for the King of the He was to turn the hearts of the children to the pa the mindu of the disobedient to the wisdom of the He as it to tune the instruments of the human heart for the coming Master to play there AU the chords of the soul were unstrung and out of John went about to tune And as people begin to listen when they hear broken prepara tory notes for so we see the gath ering hosts in the Jordan valley at the sharp thrusts of John at the in iquities of the The people come in multitudes to be John says to who has warned you to flee from the wrath to come It is an appeal to their These peo ple think if they are baptised and are descendants of Abraham and form a so cial that that will save But John cuts all such ideas into He is a faithful He tells them that the are lies ready at the root of every It is or fire and After the multitude finds that no outward whitewash will do they cry out and what then shall we do Man will answer back as long as he and not until he is willing to inquire what shall I do to be is he in a hops fa John is doing foundation In answer to the profession of repentance he demands works worthy cf He some of you have two coats and some of you have none divide with your Do the same with your excess of This doctrine is for the people generally but then come to John the men who collect the revenue and handle public moneys they feel a warn ing and wish baptism and knowledge what to do These are the men who take constructive If half the inge nuity were displayed by these men to find heaven that is displayed in constru ing statutes so as to wring fees out of them where none were they A Eeriew of the Legislation oa the Discussed The Benefits of the Prohibitory Law Set From the Biennial Menage of Governor Lar With a better comprehension of the magnitude of the arising from the use of intoxicating the people of the country at large become more and more impressed with the necessity cf such legislation as will discourage its sale and Their education and prejudices prompt tbem to as to the best measures to be adopted for the accomplishment of this object Circum stances vary so much in different places as to cause men of equally good judg ment and intentions to arrive at difierent A brief history pf the legislation of Iowa upon this subject may aid us in de termining what course to pursue in the A law was passed in territorial times prohibiting the sale of intoxicating liquors to In 1847 the county commissioners were authorized to sub mit the question of license or no license to the people of the county and two years later to license for not Less than S50 nor more than to sell at retail intoxicating It appears that the system of licensing the sale of intoxicating liquors was and the code of 1851 provided that the people should take no share in the profits of retailing and declared dram shops It also required courts and juries to so construe the law as to prevent evasions and In 1855 the sale of including ale and was prohibited for other than medicinal and sacramental The county judges were authorized to ap point not to exceed two agents in a county to sell liquors for legitimate The act also provided for the forfeiture of contraband and declared build ings and grounds where such liquors were sold This law was submitted to a vote of the people in and was ratified by a majority of in a total vote of In 1357 the act au thorizing the county judge to appoint agents for the sale of intoxicating liquors was and any citizen of the other than the keeper of a or eating a grocer or con to the material welfare of the Tet in spite of all this opposition the policy hai more and more gained the confidence of our best Thousands of those who voted against the constitutional amradment in the be lief that such a law would prove a dead are now convinced that it can be and demand its gioux Das Cedar Rapids and Ottumwa have banished the and yet they are among the most pros perous cities in the The law in all its features has been tested in the high est state and federal courts until the in genuity of its opponents is nearly ex These tests have fully estab lished the principle that the state has the right to prohibit the manufacture and or M WTCQIEOFBiS CIRORL and the Secret of Spains Decay OMTalladolidA Dreary ut Soddea Old sale of any article the traffic in which it may consider injurious to the common The benefits which have re sulted to the state from the enforcement of this law are far It is a well recognized fact that crime is on the increase in the United but Iowa does not contribute to that in While the number of convicts in the country at large rose from one in every of population in 1850 to one in every 860 in the rate in Iowa is at present only one to every The jails of many counties are now empty during a good portion of the and the number cf convicts in our penitan tiaries has been reduced from 750 in to July It is the testimony of our judges of our courts that criminal business has been reduced from 30 to 75 per and that crimnal expenses have diminished in like propor There is a remarkable decrease in the business and fees of sheriffs and law as well as in the number of re quisitions and extradition warrents We have less paupers and less tramps in the state in proportion to our population than ever before Breweries have been converted into oat meal mills and canning and are operated as such by their The report of the superintendent of public instruction shows an increased school attendance throughout the The poorer classes have better better better schooling and better The depps its in banks show an unprecedented in and there are everywhere indica CanctpoBdenoe at 1st and almost dramatic outcome of my being robbed by the wretched and ridicuknai banditti of the Monies de Tor in sight of Simancas and VaUado resulted in such a shower of pleas for forgiveness and protestations of ab ject servitude as I had never before known from Cuban or either of whom is an everlasting fountain of protestations and servile abnegations at It also caused the return of the trifling silver coin that had been taken from which I immediately divided equallybetween the uncanny caus ing a further shower of appeals to heaven for safety and good fortune it also gave me a guide into VaUadolid in the person of the brother of the poor boy soldier I had seen murdered in To while on our way to the olden Spanish I took occasion to give some sensible advice concerning his present mode of and extorted from under pressure of his fancied great obligation to the pledge that he would mend his ways till his patch of land become again an honest peasant of the province of Valladolid and die when his time came of some oldfashioned pulmonary well like all true Upon the bridge at VaUadolid which crosses the a heavilycloaked chulo or with a wink at the nearly an hundred alcobas were oc Dint lights shone from the open doors or the panelees Here and there could be heard low and earn est converse between orchulas and imprecations or drunken shouts fill the Here the thrum of a guitar over the sob bing of some woman the click of the castinet dancing or baccha nalian We came to the third gall ery and entered a near There was no Ruperto remarked upon and added It is easy got Then he spurned something in a corner with his A little cry of surprise and but with not a reproving tone in was the He then demanded and the chula that had been thus affectionately awakened sped from the room and soon returned with a pewter lighted and burning The mite of a thing looked at her chulo with wonderment in her great lustrous eyes at the presence of the but he paid no attention to her inquiry save to order her to inform her companions is the old fonda that Ruperto and a guest desired entertainment There were four bare walls here a couch of rags and cheap blankets where the girl had been lying one stool which I had been os tentatiously given a few gaudy orna ments of Rupertos displayed on pegs eloquently near the window a charcoal urn for fires a greasy guitar not a half dozen pieces of cutlery and cheap earth enware and a half a loaf of the coarsest of FRANCIS i PES MiTUIT OF THE CELEOiTED TEVEUICE WOfilEl t Early life and Terrible Straggle With the Drimk Secret of His He Works Personal In ThB Francis Murphy is one of most conspicuous temperance evangelists of the but it is a singular fact that his public addresses have never been re ported in or a biographical sketch of his remarkable career appeared in any literary In one of Murphys eloquent ad dresses he gives an account of his his early and his home and its which ia worth quoting On the twentyfourth day of I was born in the village of Lawyers and doctors areao leas affected by hia work thaotho humblest On the in the on the ha a hearty greeting for As a conver sationalist he rarely and to the reporter who desires an interview tola always with plenty of infor mation and bright to commu Francis Murphy is a man of striking personal a trifle below the medium hia shoulders are broad at a barn and he the muscular body of an A large covered irongray hair a broad bright shaded by heavy eyebrows a big nose above aflrm a heavy moustache and square complete the portrait of the great and lovable who for nearly twenty yean has gone up and down the leading men from the murky pools and darksome roads of sorrow and vice to the crystal fountains and sunlit of virtue and would all be in the highest John says to these exact no more than is appointed The legislature of Iowa passed a in view of this saying that no officer should make any charge of fees except when expressly authorized by But still right along constructive fees are An officer thinks he can do nothing without pay while other people have to do so all the Then next come the they want baptism and John knows thai they are not only getting regular but that they are a sort of genera freeboot and lead a life of So he gives them a straight shot in verse H And then when John gets through with the common people he tells Hercd the king of his It ia true this costs him the short balance of his earthJy but he was living at a time when he could not count his life dear to It was a time in social life like it is now in the coupling of cars It is dangerous busi Last month our railroads killed and maimed about two hundred Religiously we are not being killed BO very often for our fidelity to God yet occasionally a man like Haddock is ex posing himself to the wrath of When a good many more men are killed the railroads will be required to have Herod could kill John without being held for trial jostnow men may be sacrificed in the various in dustries and it is laid to accident or ne We have no more right to ex pose and Mil ruthlessly for the one than was permitted to buy and sail such liquors for and sacramental pro vided he first procured from twelve citi zsns of the township a of character and executed a In 1858 former acts were so as to permit the sale of an3 homemade In 1862 an act was passed making the liquorteller liable for damages for ini dries resulting from the sale of After the enactment of the law of 1S5S saloons increased in the state at a rapid Their evil effect soon became ap and it was but a few years before temperance people petitioned the legisla ture to repeal the wine and beer An act to that effect passed the house several but was defeated in the senate by a close In 18SO the general assembly passed a resolution providing for the submission 1o the peo ple cf a constitutional amendment pro hibiting the manufacture and sale of all intoxicating liquor as a A similar resolution passed the legislature cf and the amendment was adopted by ihe people on June by a ma jority of nearly It thus ap pears that the sale of intoxicating liquors as a exclusive of wine and has been continually prohibited since The people of Iowa have twice voted on the question of and both times expressed themselves emphatically in favor of it Our present statute was passed by the twentieth general assembly and came into force July Since that time about three thousand saloons have been closed in The law has steadily grown in public and dur ing the last two years has been nearly aa well enforced in ninety counties of the tions of a healthy growth in legitimate Merchants and commercial trav elers report less losses in collections in Iowa than It is safe to say that not and probably not one as much iquor is consumed in the state now as was five years The standard of temperance has been greatly even in those cities where the law is not yet Many a man formerly accus tomed to drink and treat in a saloon has abandoned this practice in deference to public When a bill was intro duced in the seventeenth and eighteenth general assemblies providing that no sa loon license should be granted in a city of the first class for less than those who represented these cities voted al most unanimously against the doubless because they regarded such an amount It appears that these communities are now prepared to sanc tion a law fixing 500 as a minimum li cense It would be difficult to find a better illustration of the growth of pub lic sentiment upon this The apponents of the law endeavor to convince us that the result of the last election ia a verdict against and even some of its ardent supporters were at first inclined to accept this inter Nothing be to warrant such a In four general elections following the enactment of prohibition the people un mistakably expressed their approval of the a ad an analysis of the vote of the last election fails to reveal any de cided change in public sentiment upon this It is true that the agents and adherents of the liquor en couraged by the recent defeat of prohi bition in several eastern and southern made another effort to break down the prohibitory law of while our temperance resting secure in the belief that prohibition was the set tled policy of the took little or no part in the and thousands of them did not even go to the More many who did go had their atten asked my companion if he brought a wellshorn goat to answered a noble turning me over to his of which I was then but which I afterwards found was a surer protection than that of the friendship of the alcalde my bandit in voking anew countless blessings upon and asserting again and again his determination to renounce his evil parted from me as suddenly as I had four hours previously turned to face his threat ening So I found myself in the ancient capi tal of transferred from the society of a mountain cutthroat to the attention of an infinitely worse the most treacherous and most contemptible of all human the swaggering brute known as the Spanish Al most too dtspicable to deserve attention in decent quarters and from decent he is still one of so great a class and a being of such detestable that his very wickedness and degradation render him a necessary but nauseating There are perhaps a half a mill ion chulos in They exist upon the honest or of that many chulas of from among the whose fatal affec tions and passion are wrapped up in these abandoned human male First and foremost of the as with any other embodiment of masculine worth is a My newfound friend was type of them curling hair banged on his fore fell back over his head and upon his shoulders in wavy A huge mustachois had been twisted and twirled until the ends joined the arch of the A great sombrero sat upon the back of his head the rimedge rest ing upon his shoulders A silk skirt puffed and opening with flar ing collars at the exposed a hairy one of his proudest A velvet blouse with open and laced carried four rows of crystal but tons from neck to pointed tabs or tips in Love requires little splendor in Spain remarked as his eyes followed mine around the desolate If the stomach is the purse not all the vestidos the heart Ught and ones ama what need for more Considering my surroundings I had no inclination towards and tern porized as volubly aa my limited Spanish would making up for lack in that nowers regard with shrugs and antics of excellent spirit and Through the open door I could distinguish numer ous female tones of surprise and merri and male voices of petulant pro the result of Rupertos chulas miss Lights began to grow more fre quent in the old patio the tuning of a few musical instruments were heard now and then castinets clattered a staccato as in portent of coming possibilities my own companion disposed of his huge and prigged himself up a bit and in a short time the little messenger re notably improved in her own ap and with the one word An ara1 feU in behind as we passed out upon the like any other weUgoverned We first went from alcoba to alcoba around three of paying our respects to those f ouad being received with such courtesies and with so many gra that it swept ones fancies to the romances of the Spanish knighthood of middle or seemed as though one had been transported in a trine to some wonderful masque of Spanish nobility in In one a chulo was sleep in the County of in the east of three thousand miles across the Atlantic in a little cottage located upon a beautiful mound of land overlooking the Al though separated from that humble home for many in imagina tion I can see it now as it and sometimes memory take wings and flies Co the humble cottage and with rapturous delight feasts upon the scenes of boyhood The front filled with making the the air choicest Written for HAWKBTE by Harry Yea I do bleeve in and have ever since one night bout forty year expect to forty year from now if Im When I was a youngster I thought it looked smart an brave to make sport of all but my smartaess larnt me a lesson one night which I aint likely to forgit You see ole Squire Perkins lived nigh about a mile from dads while I was sparkin Betsy Ann I used to be over thar purty Down in the right dost to whar I allus crossed the crick was a big whiteoak tree whar folks sed the reglaters hung a bossthief one an lots o people had seed his Sometimes it was a hangin to a sometimes on fragrant I the an very ofen it was awalk with their rich the silent I in up m down the bank of the kissed by the rays of the morning I an it aUus had a big cob pipe in its the stately elms lifting their leafy forms and waiving in whilst the grand old ocean rolled at their singing its deathleis hymn of praise to who bids a thousand fleets sweep over it in vain write no furrow on its ever youthful in the same he tells of hia boyish longings for and when he had reached the age of sixteen his sweet hearted mother gave her tearful con and parted from him in an agony of love and There is nothing finer in descriptive oratory than Murphys picture of the start of the ship which carried America him over the seas to other There in every reason to believe that in state as any The Andover Review thus depicts a current type of religious assembly Were an earnest and reverent soul of the last century to come into many of our religious assemblies he would be confused and He would look about in wonder upon the building called It would have little tuggestion to him that it was a I he had Been the ruins am phitheatre in the old th these ninety counties it is better enforced that any license law was ever enforced in and even better than any high license law is now enforced in any other state in the The reports from thu states which have license laws beat out in this It is contended that we cannot abolish the and that we should therefore make it and minimize the evils attendant upon by high I am not prepared to believe that such a policy will ever receive the sanction of the good people of The gilded or so called respectable saloon is a tenfold more dangerous allurement for our boys than the squalid outlawed If the sale of liquor as a beverage can not be entirely let it be monopolized by bootleggers and the keepers of dens and Nor is high license a remedy for the evil while it reduces the number of it does not materially diminish the amount of liquor It is easy for the theoretical mind to formulate an ideal highlicense and for the lively imagination to cenceive its strict enforce ment But experience has shown that the difficulties attending the enforcement of such a law are no less than those the other AMOS MUM An important They act on the stomach and bowels through the A new They speedily cure bad tor pid piles and Splen did for women and Small doses for 85 Samples free at Wittcs drag attending the enforcement of prohibi But if we must have the why place a high tax upon it We might as well the gambling house and the It is the theory of our law to tax property for the support of the gov The saloon is as a rule not paid by the owners of large but by people of small center of amusement and rather then the stately pear to have furnished would ap its Be would look in vain for any eaored A gaudily painted organ pipes would stare at windows ablaze with color ahut out the Sight of A box barely large nerched on some curiously carved fee would lie told waa le would be Kansas Joseph and local to on the take the which runs through Pullman sleeping and chair cars to making con nection there with the Q a solid veetibnled train direct to IftAiMa and Kansas Pullman sleeping can and free apply to Is it the standard of Iowa manhood to rob women and children of the earnings of their husbands and fathers for the purpose of relieving property owners ot the payment of legitimate taxes Tet it is not true that this licensing of saloons reduces for the increase in the expenses of the poor houses and prisons far exceeds the tax collected from the threefourths of the losses and bad debts ia arrears by busi ness men be traced directly or indi rectly to the evil of the mere payment of a high license fee ware calculated to lessen the evE effecta of the traffic in intoxi an ample field of labor would be afforded those who believe ao ia eadeav to secure am Increase of the federal nor tax from MS to 9250 or even tion fixed upon other important issues involved in the It there an unwarrantable claim that the vote implied a rebuke to The present law was enacted in re sponse to a popular as evidenced by the majority of votes cast in favor of the prohibitory There can be no doubt as to the meaning of that Had the women of lawful age been permitted to the majority would probably have been more than A great public policy adopted should be retained suffici ently long to be thoroughly The law can be enforced throughout tha state without any radical change in our That it can now be enforced in the cities where it is most if only the officers of the law are disposed to do their has been demonstrated during the past year by Mayor of and Mayor of All good citizens are interested in the promotion of and it is their duty to lend their best efforts to the en forcement of whatever laws are enacted to further that Our courts show a marked improve ment in dealing with this nearly all of the judges being now dis posed to enforce the whether they are in sympathy with it or In those counties where tha law is not enforced the fault lies almost invariably with the executive The constitution provides that the governor shall take care that the laws are faithfully exe and the statutes him to suspend any state officer for But a county officer may wilfully neglect his and the governor has no power to call him to If provi sion were made the purpose of the suspending for gross negligence of such officers as are charged with the enforce ment of the and ample funds were placed at the command of the governor to aid the saloon would soon be a thing of the past in I think the law should be amended so as to prevent undue searches of private and malicious but Breeches of loose and flowing velvet were gathered at the knees by leg gings laced and fastened with glittering steel which spread at the ankles to show gaiters with heels as high as boasted by any Spanish His slen der waist was encircled five times by a crimson In the upon the right with point rested a unsheathed knife with a curiouslywrought silver Over in which he draped himself in all manner of graceful was a huge enough to have and to a half dozen vastly more use ful With a stifling cigarette at all this gives the outward pic ture of the Spanish He is thief to a degree requiring no risk or danger no compromise should be made with the Liquor men favor high license against low license against high and no license against low They know no party in politics save that which does their Prohibition as far as be emancipated from the party caucus and and a different policy ought not to be adopted until the ques tion again been submitted to the Ibutto their i place 1 r that he i The floor talk loot aa he la ha it All could then work for the lame procurator of the lowest sort companion of bullfighters and criminals bully at all times and places where gain may come from it and would gladly and proudly be administered upon by the hangman rather than soil his delicate hands by He sleeps by day in the alcoba of his chulas is served by her with abject and idolatrous humility while by night he prowls the streets ready for assignation or or frequents the gambling or drinking cafes of the where his presence is a cov ert invitation to contribution of viands or if not bestowed with alacrity and usuaUy precipi tales contentions and disputes ending in drawn with wonderful skill by the chulos As a sociological study this brutes the is a superior type of ani Ruperto Gonzalesy Valdes was my companions pure Castilian My interest and curiosity in his class became the very wine of flattery to All this seemed to draw me closer rather than give me release these toler ated and feared pests of Spanish We dined at the aristocratic Fonda Fran covert under which I trem bled with but which acknowledged in pride and with interest us from landlord and Americano must accept the chulos hospitality among his A fatality of misadventure seemed upon I could be robbed of little and that I might see the chulas a chulos A short walk from the Fonda Francesoe brought us to number Calle where Rup erto in flowing oratory end with flam ing let me know that at this dolorous and sanctified spot the great Columbus Passing we shortly ing off the effects of fiery his tawdry finery obscured by his huge capa which covered him his loyal chula waiting at his side to minister to his slightest drunken whim or In three brighteyed chulas were at work deftly plaiting serons or pouches for donkeybacks from rushes they had themselves gathered along the upper banks of the Cauce Nuevo In a gay chulo reclined against the wall accompanying his own not un melodious upon the while his sat crosslegged like a working as for dear life at joining huge untanned skins of pigs in which the native wine is stored and by the wine carriers conveyed on donkeys or hand trucks from door to In a half dozen young women were at work upon a rude kind of Near four merry and care free chulos were playing at cards and drinking wine from huge from after they were raised high in they would squirt a slender amber stream from its mouth through their own into their ever thirsty In a young girl was ill with her male com panion having deserted her in her ex a universal habit of the detesti blo male while a few tenderhearted chulas were working within her and making her as comfortable as their poor means would Every one of these nearly an hundred rooms was the only home the chula ever knew or Whether erhe labors as criada or servant at some works at a factory fourteen hours a or wrings from endless toil within these rotten habita tions a weekly every peseta is wrenchedfrom her by her knightly the return for which is the priv ilege of idolizing her and at the from her alcoba she never save in service of her and to the Campo Santo with a knifethrust at her throat or heart as a seal of her loyalty even in death to her vile who holds her life as less worthy a thing than that of his pet From this point Murphy continues the narrative of his personal terrible struggle with the drink the ruin and tragedy it brought upon his business and his and finally his With all of this the public is but the story in Mur phys hands seems never to lose its Its real and inimitable pathos has touched the hearts of humanity the world Murphy made his first public tem perance speech and inaugurated the blue ribbon movement in April In after ten years of successful work in he went to Great where he stayed three holding meetings in all the large cities of Scotland and A modest estimate places the number who signed the pledge during these three years in Great Britain at one mil lion of So deep an impression was made by Murphys work that Gladstone commended it in a speech in the house of Returning to America in Murphy has been almost continuously at work ever Millions of people have signed the pledge and donned the blue and if only onetenth of these should remain steadfast and true the gain to society is How it is probable that a majority of those who sign the pledge remain ab stainers all their and their inflence is powerful in maintaining and propa gating a healthy temperance A great change has taken place in the drinking habits of the American people within the past thirty Thirty years ago an occasional spree was con sidered good form in all classes of so mouth jist as thay said he when he waa strung Of course I hadnt never seen it I made all manner o fun of the but the folks all said my time would an it One rainy night long toaid the last o when I aid goodbye to Betsy she tried to coax me not to go past the ole Hanted I wanted to show her how brave I waa an how little I cared fur so I jist laughed at her an went It was awful dark an the rain acomin straight but I knowed the so I marched on awhiatlin Yankee When I come to the ole Hanted Oak down in the woodspastur I was chuck in to myself at the foolishness of some when I heard a I stopped my mighty sudden au I didnt bleeve it wan any but I couldnt help feelin Another an as true as I live I heard a gur gle jist like some person achekin Gosh it makes me chill yet when I think of I dont know why I didnt but I I looked up to see if he was hangin to the but it waa so pesky dark I couldnt Then I stooped over so as to git his flggertween me an the sky if he was on the an sure enough thar he stood not mpren ten foot I could even see his ole cob pipe in his Then he fetched another follered by that awful rattlin in his awful I but the I cant tell ye how wust hadnt if 1 hadnt bragged so much Id a run like a but I thought what Relay Ann nverbody elsed so thar I He kep a but I finally got bold enough to o up to My feet felt like they weighed a an my teethwasarattiin like but I I put out my hand an touched an it wasnt nothin but an ole the pipe was the upper Id seen it a hun dred but them groans made me furgit What made the noise I found out purty I was so relieved to find it was nothin but a post that I bust out in a hearty But my laugh didn t last There was a loud woof from the foot of the an I made a spring an landed on my atummik on top o the post jist as the Squires ole white sow made a grab at my That ole brute an gruntin was what I had I was out o her but ladies an gentlemen and the man who was not conhow many of ye ever tried balancin his vivial waa considered a peculiar I self frontways on a threeinch base for A writer in Lippincotts Magazine re1 that post been chopped nearly to a cently asserted tnat the civil war wasjpint on wasnt never intended hastened by the drinking habits of con gamecock dogAnd Ruperto waa proud to make this clear to in the rusty old diningroom of the fonda where a num ber of these unfortunate beings had gath ered for music and dancing obedient to bis whim of See he said grasping his own chula by her luxuriant hair and whirling her fiercely ran his fingers into her pretty mouth and pulled her tongue from as one would handle an ailing once spoke impudently Ziiiip here he viciously tapped his tongue went half in two Is it not little saucepot Senor radiantly from Car senorita mea And tie next the brute the girl away from him among the next it will all and the beauti ful head withit All this may be attractive to dramatists and The chulo may be a picturesque his poor the a woman of fateful ravishing pathetic and all that But I confess to a loathing be yond expression in the contemplation of the reality in this sort of romantic Spain is horribly honeycombed with The chulo and chula principle extends far beyond these degraded into highest grades and to roost Thar I like a teeterboard on a plank an the ole sow a chargin an tearin up the earth She had a hull famly o little ones in a nest by that an thats what made her so I managed to struggle up to a settin but what a set Id a traded my seat fur a spike bed an give my ole barlow to I or rather I set it till I couldn t bear it no so I concluded to drop an run fur the I slid down easy but jist as 1 let go to drop to the ground 1 felt a heard suthin an I was fast Id forgot that blasted hinge an slid right onto an now it had ketched into the waisban o my new jeeas britches from an I was I kicked an raasled an cussed but it wasnt no I coullnt climb up with the post at my an the homemade britches wouldnt tear Then I had to keep my feet drawed way HP to keep out o the sows By Gosh it was the wust fix I ever got I could a hollered an raised the but I knowed the wimin f oiksd tell an Id a died fust So thar I hung till nexlmorain when the Squire come to feed the ole an I never heard sich laughin an yellin in my born He never got tired o guyin me bout but he never told anybody for a long Betsy Ann never found it out of The result is that a I till after we was Ive never Murphy temperance meeting often pre1 made light o goates sents a strange Rich and black and gressmen on both sides of the contro whose minds were continually in flamed by In the department of journalism the change is most In a country printing office twentyfive years ago an editor was expected to take a social drink with a subscriber every time a subscription waa In duly journalism the change ia even more noticeably The brilliant Bohemian who made his notes at saloon barsand prepared his copy between in those has hard sledding Only a few days ago a Chicago paper contained an advertisement for a and it closed with the No drinking man need How much of this change of habit and senti ment can be attributed to the work of Francis Murphy and his converts to total abstinence will never be but that the influence of the blue ribbon movement has been a potent factor no intelligent person will The secret of Murphys great suc cess is hia personal magnetism and his lovable His motto is malice to ward charity for He says the sovereign remedy for intemperance is the gospel of and the gospel he preaches is one of purest love and broadest It is void of all sec tarianism or It is human gospel adapted to the needs of all classes Travel you atVi ing lei alladolid than less time will serve answered for It is a dreary and sodden old city in the center of a tempestblown Bleak and wild are its surround and bleak are its calles and i an hour or two you may see it has to Over there in the voters of the state at anon Such a great nonpartisan moral nova dec movement should be intrusted to its friends end should not be permitted to impair politi The law has been more successful and by far more beneficial thu itt most hopeful friendi Its enemies 9nf Union I each on his own have endeavored to create the imprea I It is claimed that we cannot enforce I tion beyond our borders that it baa Mem lour aadehouia therefore repeal it I a but the cry of failure may be eery it is the watchword of the During the war of the within a faw months of the final do wafall of the con it waa declared by a turned into a dim and unlighted a I Pi8Z1 Philip who was born part of the old quarter of and in a moment entered a stiH darker and more gloomy entraada that led to a o or open court of very great dreary and terrible in its rog gattivenese of human bondage of body and soul and haunting intimations of unrecorded I could do no more nor leas than follow my overat tentive but in every shadow larked a aid in every sound came a JL HeUia the Because abe havesuf fated already ao and would jMBded and This is not creditable to the people of who aa a rule are law abiding citi The argument would apply with equal force to gambling places amd houses of WhBe it is a lament able fact that anch places exist U many of the cities of mo ome would advise the repaal of the lawa against eadly AfWti ofttol Bhe ill Jablad aa Tha inifiiimimeat of the prohibitory lawhMto tha of those who arc either directly or indirect of thcee of those above IbeBevettattta loffhaeewhod of the eale of great political al cnavemtioA failure but that im itt nation the war a cry d i im mot the legions of boyi im bat tling for the atood fim umUl victory was worn asd aa the mflBoma of hsDDvneonla BOW Uaai those ftmrdyde portent of The tcf trsl wears had been a chief fonda or hotel the Here and there hung dim ligkta in great iron end from the broken andram held his first great auto de f Cer vantes when publishing Don Quix at 14 Calle Columbus died at 7 CaHe And the facade of San in the moitmarveltnisplat oresque an Europe can in here That U save bugs and Toaiat Asturian peasants shivering about the vfle or squatting within chnrchporchgr and about the deserted Ton would fly from the mar rowchiDiag place by cursing its its fondai and I hastened cway by jacas along with a score of merry freighters from the Basque couatry reaching the splendid Catholics and all join The work sweeps in great waves over whole and long after this lovable man has departed a good and wholesome influence As a platform orator Francis Murphy will rank with the greatest of his Few men can hold the close of large audiences night after for weeks at a and say something new and striking every Murphy combines the naturalness of a great or ator with the art of a born He would have made great Hia power of mimicry is and he knows thoroughly its proper Though not having the advantages of a collegiate hia English has tbe rhetorical finish of the He Read the following says Waa down with abcess of and friends and physicians pronounced me aa incurable Began taking Kings New Discovery for am now on my third and able to over see the work on my It ia the finest medicine ever Jesse says it not been for Sings New Discovery for Consumption I would have died of lung Waa given up by Am now in beat of Try it Sample free at Henrys Doctor my little have got quite well again I waa rarely indulges in a slang 1utlWOI1ili occasionally he the sweet Irish I worn eal9 brogue on his tongue in a most amusing and effective wayBut Murphys J power in the temperance work is not wholly the result of his When ever he hears of an unfortunate mas in the power of who cannot be in duced to attend his he makes a personal and by his affectionate and persuasive methods often induces the mam to take the start which leada to marking de euadarrama at nightfall of the wWa la ttaeamtarof wretched fiver ao win im then the la eomplatriyl iamed from oor fair who L Irichti a broken type of the lost and every atooba aad Paaaaagat a paaa of Pa at tha foot of the majeatie peak of could see from ita outjuttingspun bleeding above tke plane amd theroyaf tity of 8t Vitua HW SJPs cured hiii Ha visits the gfetL sure that the piHa I left for How did you take ia water or in cake I used them im my geade Blatter A gentleman in Union Mis who im too man hia mentioned im the waa cured of rheumatism by Chamber laiaa Pain after try ing other nudi ctnea amd treatments for thirteen Fifty for sale by an drug of the im gaining the good liquorseller he does aatfuceeed in inducing him to go out of thn rnnjaeat Mruphy mot be lieve that effective temperance work ia aooinpHahed by damning the arnor He does not bn Have in He am individual prohibition ia Dont you know it ia vary wrong to litfto boyt What the good book who haajurt p jahedoff the claw Idunnct aitft read it further tirna David r tied which T be tie individual hiauelfihouMteUw offieerto enforce it Tie magatoc power of nw Itreackea air   

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