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Boston Weekly Globe (Newspaper) - May 26, 1891, Boston, Massachusetts Your family needs the weekly Globe. It will pay you handsomely to renew stye Boston Luw Lii a lobe. It will pay you handsomely to reflow. Your family needs the weekly Globe. _ vol. Xix no. 21.Boston, tuesday morning May 26, 1891. Price five cents. The Peoples party. Born with a Hurrah at Cincinnati. Resolutions expressing the opinions of the Alliance leaders. Effusive scenes in the convention minor notes. Cincinnati May 20.�?the proceedings of this the cloning Day of the National Union conference was varied by some exciting incidents that were not Down on the Bills and which they the managers of the affair would have been very glad to have had left out. As usual on such occasions the prohibitionists were very Active. Helen m. Gougar of Indiana and St. John the Oracle of that party came Here today to try and convert the Farmers to the prohibition idea but they got a very Black Eye and arc in consequence very much put out Over their treatment at the hands of the convention. The conservative element say that the new party will not become a fact until after the conference with other organizations in february 1892, while the radicals declare the appointment of a National committee is a great Victory for them. Had the matter been brought to a Square test the third party would have won by an overwhelming vote As outside a few Southern states and South Dakota All the convention was in favor of it. The convention gave the Industrial Alliance of Boston which was represented Here by or. George f. Washburn of Boston just what they wanted on the labor question. Tho eight ii our Plank As presented by or. Washburn was adopted without the change of even a word. It was a great Victory for or. Washburn and he feels Verv jubilant Over the result. The Boston men were responsible for a neat piece of strategy by which the committee on rules committed the convention to a third party by making the appointment of an additional committee one of Tho duties of the convention. Tills information was carried to the committee on resolutions and hastened a report from Thorn. Ignatius Donnell. Chairman of the committee on resolutions climbed upon the Rostrum at this juncture and almost his first words caused a whirlwind of excitement. The declaration from Donnelly which set the convention wild was to the effect that lie was there to report that the committee on platform was a unit for the organization of a third party. Two alternatives were presented he said either to ignore a third party or Divide the friends of Reform. Lie gave Way to Robert Schilling of Wisconsin Secretary of the committee who read the platform As follows the committee on resolutions submitted the following platform first that in View of the great social Industrial and economical revolution now dawning upon the i Willied world and the new and living issues con fronting the american people we believe that the time has arrived for a crystallization of the political Reform forces of our country and the formation of what should be known As the people s party of the United states of America. Second that we most heartily endorse the demands of the platforms As adopted at St. Louts mo., lit 1880, Ocala kla., in 1890, and Omaha neb., in 1801 by Industrial organizations there represented summarized As follows a. The right to Mako and Issue Money is a Sovereign Power to be maintained by the people for the common Benefit. Lie Nee we demand the abolition of National Banks As Banks of Issue and As a substitute for National Bank notes we demand that Legal tender Treasury notes be issued in sufficient volume to transact the business of Tho country on a Cash basis without damage or Especial advantage to any Das or calling such notes to be Legal tender in payment of All debts Public and private and such notes when demanded by tile people shall be loaned to them at not More than 2 per cent per annul upon non perishable product As indicated in the sub Treasury plan and also upon real estate with proper limitation upon Tho Quantity of land and amount of Money. R. We demand the free and unlimited coinage of Silver. C. We demand the passage of Laws prohibiting Allen ownership of land and that Congress take prompt action to devise some plan to obtain All lands now owned by Allen and foreign syndicates and that All land held by railroads and other corporations in excess of such As is actually used and needed by them be reclaimed by the government and held for actual settlers Only. I. Believing in the doctrine of equal rights to All and special privilege to none we demand that taxation National state or municipal shall not be used to build up one interest or class at the expense of another. K. We demand that All revenues National state or county shall be limited to the necessary expenses of the government economically and honestly administered. F. We demand a just and equitable system of graduated tax on income. G. We demand the most rigid honest and just National control and supervision of the Means of Public communication and transportation and of this control and supervision does not remove the abuses now existing we Domand the government ownership of such Means of communication and transportation. H. We demand the election of president Vic president and United states senators by a direct Vou of the people. Third that we urge United action of All progressive organizations in attending the conference called for feb. 22,1892, by six of the leading Reform organizations. Fourth that a National Central committee be appointed by this conference to be composed of a chairman to be elected by this body and of three members from each 8tato represented to be named by each state delegation. Fifth that this Central committee shall represent this body attend the National conference on feb. 22, 1892, and of possible unite with that and All other Reform organizations there assembled of no satisfactory arrangement can be effected this committee shall Call a National convention not later than june i 1892, for the purpose of nominating candidates for president and vice president. Sixth that the members of the Central committee for each state where there is no Independent political organization conduct an Active system of political agitation in their respective states. Additional resolutions resolved that the question of Universal suffrage be recommended to the favourable consideration of the various states and territories. Resolved that while the party in Power in 1869 pledged the Faith of the nation to pay a debt in Coin that had been contracted on a depreciated currency basis and payable in currency thus adding nearly is too too to the burdens of the people which meant Gold for the bondholders and depreciated currency for the soldiers and holding that the men who imperilled their lives to save the life of a nation should have been paid in Money As Good As that paid to the bondholders we demand the Issue of Legal tender Treasury notes in sufficient amount to make the pay of the soldiers equal to Par with Coin or such other legislation As shall do equal and exact Justice to the Union soldiers of this country. Resolved that As eight hours constitute a Legal Days work for government employees in mechanical departments we believe this principle should be farther extended so As to apply to All corporations employing labor in the different states of the Union. Resolved that this conference condemns in unmeasured terms the action of the directors of the worlds columbian exposition on May 19, in refusing the minimum rate of wages asked for by the labor organizations of Chicago. Resolved that the attorney general of the United states should make immediate provision to submit the act of March 2, 1889, providing for the opening of Oklahoma to Homestead settlement to the United states supreme court so that the expensive Aud dilatory litigation now pending there be ended. Hie following Resolution introduced by Mason a Green of Massachusetts in behalf of tile nationalists was referred to the various Reform bodies for their consideration resolved that when in the course of business consolidations in the form of trusts or private syndicates it becomes evident that any Branch of Commerce is used for the be loot and profit of a few men at the expense of the general Public we believe that the it eople should assume charge of such Commerce through their National state or municipal administration. It was no Accident that the new party enthusiasts scored heavily in the adoption of the report of the committee on rules. When the convention reassembled a letter from l. L. Polk which was read advising this conference to Issue an address and defer action on a third party until 1892, caused a Breeze and when a motion to refer it to the committee on resolutions was declared carried there was a loud demand notably from Tho Minnesota delegation that the negative to put More forcibly by the chair. Or. Fish of Minnesota argued that or. Folks letter was ill timed and claimed that it showed How useless it would be to refer the third party question to Tho meeting in 1892, at which pols and his followers will be leading spirits. The committee on resolutions appointed senator Puffer. By the National Union conference remained in session until 3.30 this morning when they adjourned to meet at to o clock and Complete their work. It was after look clock when the convention was called to order. Tho report of the committee on credentials which was next presented showed that 34 states and territories were represented by 1417 delegates having proper credentials. Kansas headed the list with 411 Ohio second with 317 Indiana. 154 Illinois 88 Kentucky 59 Nebraska 94 Texas 26 Minnesota 30 Wisconsin 21 Missouri 73. United states senator Peffer was introduced As permanent chairman of the convention and was Given a i battering reception. He declared that to he called to preside Over a body like this convened under such extraordinary circumstances was a most distinguished Honor. The assemblage before him he proclaimed one of the most important Ever convened on american soil. They were upon the eve of an epoch More important to the interests of the people of this country than probably any that had Ever confronted them. They had before them a Power which was crushing the people not Only in America but in All the world. They were divided upon some minor matters. But they were United on this the Money Power must be deposed. There was now no such thing As stopping the Avalanche. Let them Only keep it however in the Middle of the Road. Let them not go astray after this ism or that ism hut begin today cheers to Speed the main Issue. In conclusion or. Peffer declared that he was not the Man who Defeated Ingalls. It was the men and women of Kansas who Defeated the late senator from their state. The name of the new party the Quot Peoples party of the United states a elicited a magnificent outburst of applause and As Eracli Plank was read there was renewed cheering. One Plank recommended Universal suffrage to favourable consideration and another demanded Tho payment of pensions on a Gold basis. The former met with a rather Chilly reception but the latter was roundly cheered. At this juncture a Delegate objected that the platform was one sided for the Farmers Alliance but he met with Little encouragement and Schilling declared the convention was Here for Harmony and for the new Quot declaration of he announced that the pens Len Plank was left to the Soldier member on the committee with an inquiry whether it was satisfactory and on his acquiescence it was adopted unanimously. Davis of Texas a Lank six footer in a Light suit who had electrified the convention during Donnelly a speech by a Long. Weird whoop of exaltation was conducted to the platform and to Tho intense Delight of the convention repeated the unearthly Indian like trill. Then he announced himself As an sex Confederate and declared himself for the platform every Plank and every Resolution. An extraordinary spectacle followed. Wadsworth of Indiana an sex Union Soldier rushed up to sex Confederate Davis in full View of the convention and the two onetime mortal foes grasped hands. R. W. Humphrey of Texas organizer of the coloured Alliance which numbers Over 500,000 members seized with the inspiration of the moment suddenly joined the sex so lairs and amid a perfect Cyclone of enthusiasm a Delegate moved the adoption of the platform As read. The convention went wild Tho delegates mounting tables and chairs and shouting and Yelling like comanches. A portion of the convention Sang in thunderous chorus to the tune a a Goodby my Lover Goodby a the words Quot Goodby old parties and then the doxology. At this stage the convention was Little better than a howling and in the midst of the confusion g. M. Miller of California came to the front on the prohibition question which Baa been ignored in the platform and resolutions. All efforts to choke him off with Points of order were ineffectual. The following Resolution offered by him was Brief but to the Point resolved that we favor the abolition of the liquor traffic. Confusion became worse confounded fifty orators were clamouring Forree Ogniz Tion but the first to succeed was Schilling of Wisconsin he declared himself a Strong Temperance Man. One who neither drank nor even smoked but he opposed the discussion of the question of prohibition at this time. Or. Schilling declared that the Resolution proposed by or. Miller had been fully considered and voted Down by the committee on platform. The prohibition amendment was then overwhelmingly Defeated. The resolutions were adopted with Only three dissenting votes. At this juncture Gen. J. B. Weaver relieved chairman Peffer who was worn out with his fruitless efforts to preserve order and had besides to catch a train for Washington. A Resolution against trusts was choked off by a Point of order raised by Schilling of Wisconsin that All resolutions should be referred to the committee on resolutions without being read. Then the convention got Down to business again and the matter of choosing a National committee was taken up. After a Brief recess it was decided to let each state have Throe members on the committee but the full number were not named for every state. Tire new England members Are Connecticut Robert pique Massachusetts g. F. Washburn e. G. Brown e. M. Boynton Maine h. S. Hobbs f. A. Howard d. W. Smith. The Alliance congressman G. Otis of Kansas nominated h. E. Taubeneck of Illinois As chairman of the National executive committee. There was a great outburst of cheering when Taubeneck a name was mentioned. W. B. Lamb of Texas seconded the Norm i nation saying he had watched Taubeneck a record and was satisfied. Taubeneck was chosen by acclamation. Loud Calls brought him to the Rostrum where he made a Brief but very Manly and modest speech thanking the delegates. He said a gentlemen you see before you All that is left of the celebrated Independent party in the Illinois legislature so often called the a big in conclusion he said they were standing on the Brink of the conflict Between capital and labor and the longer that conflict was postponed the worse it would be. A your said he a might As Well try to Stop a Cyclone or the movements of the stars As to evade this a few moments of confused preparation for adjournment sire die ensued then the chairman a Gavel fell and the first convention of the Peoples party of the United states had passed into history. Still reverberating and Many in this part of the country Are anxiously inquiring Quot what does it All mean a those who were present have just arrived Home and the writer was Lucky enough to catch one of those who took a most Active part in this convention. This was Mason a. Green the member of the committee on platform from Massachusetts. A a or. Green is at present associate editor on Tho new nation Edward Bellamy a paper. For Vears lie was connected with the Springfield Republican. Referring to the convention or. Green said Quot it was Tho Mast thoroughly american convention i Ever saw As Well As the most religious. The doxology took Tho place of Quot marching through Georgia a and the lord prayer was recited in a manner to strike dumb the believers in the theory that purity in polities is an iridescent dream the a Amensa sounding like a great oratorio. Quot the so called anarchistic element was happily absent. There was but one Flag. Tile Star spangled Banner. Instead of the usual convention cries of a hear and a Bravo a there would come solid a Amensa from All parts of the Hall. Quot the convention finally had its Way in the formation of the new party by pure inertia of patriotic impulse. Quot we have had platforms especially financial As in the Case of the old Greenback platform but the Cincinnati platform is avowedly an economic platform. It is Tho first in the history of this country and nationalists Are not disposed to criticise details because they see in Tho spirit of the resolutions the very element that is making nationalism a Power in this country. Almost any proposition advanced in the platform if Analysed will show just the habit of thought or mental process which a fakes men nationalists. A the next nine months will be season of political agitation and the Reform elements of All factions will go to tile conference of 1892 with their ideas More thoroughly digested. I expect that they will then formulate a platform which will make campaigning on the old lines of the Republican and democratic parties a thing of the past. The Tariff question and the bloody shirt will then Boback in his conversation or. Green related Many incidents and anecdotes which threw Light on the proceedings. One of these incidents he told to this effect Quot i went up to one Man. Evidently a Farmer As he stood in the Back of Tho Hall. I did no to know who he was then and i done to know now. I asked Nim Why he was in this movement and he replied Why be cause i can to live. I am paying virtually 25 per cent on my mortgage and i can to stand a and As i looked around the continued or. Green a i understood that Peculiar anxious look on their countenances. Their laces were the question As to what effect this new party would have on the old parties was put to him. A we have the coffin screws of the Republican party in our pocket a was the prompt response. Quot we Are going to kill the democratic party in four or five Southern states but it will not be evident for about six months. Texas Georgia Alabama Tennessee a tort Kentucky and possibly the Carolinas will come in a Bunch. The Alliance men told me that they were in close communication with each other in those states and Are prepared to take concerted action. A they have asked the democratic leaders to define their position on certain Alliance measures. They expect to get negative answers and then they will March Over to us. The Way the i democratic party leaders Havo kept Takir party lines taut since the Alliance agitation began has been i was fold by Southern Alliance men by buying negro votes. They pay to cents for a negro and pay 50 cents for a negro preacher. They prefer to pay the preacher As he generally will carry 50 votes. Quot the South will not straggle into the new party Ono by one but will come in a Bunch and singing. Quot in the East the dissatisfaction in the rank and file of the old parties is much greater than the old party politicians will acknowledge. This dissatisfaction is constantly growing and the old parties hero will both suffer and probably both be split to pieces very soon of the antagonism by party leaders to Industrial measures is continued. Quot the break up is inevitable sooner or later a and then there will to a rearrangement of lines and we will see two parties As before emerging from the Battle the people versus the monopolies. Quot in Maine there will to an Awakening immediately. I was informed on my Way Back by Maine men who were posted that there were 40,000 voters in that state so disgusted with the old parties that they Baa not been at the polls in five years. A right Here in Massachusetts in my opinion is the place to make a special fight. In notate in the Union is corporate wealth so highly concentrated. It has been Well said that there is no greater Coward than a million dollars except two million dollars and there Are few states where this is better known than right Here. Provided the Reform elements pull together we can elect enough men to influence the next legislature and pass All the labor and Industrial legislation we a in answer to a question As to How the nationalists regarded this movement and whether the clubs would be merged into the new political party or. Green said a the nationalists look with a great Deal of interest and favor on any movement so distinctively nationalistic and rely on the common sense of Hie people to formulate plans of Campaign which will be in favor of nationalistic measures. The nationalist clubs will take no part in the movement As organizations. The nationalists As individuals Alliance will go it alone. Nebraska gubernatorial matters complicated by their plan. Omaha neb., May 20.�?the gubernatorial contest muddle Iii this state was rendered still More complicated yesterday by Tho announcement by Independent Alliance leaders that a convention would de called in july to nominate a candidate for governor to be submitted to the people at the fall election. This step will be taken on the hypothesis that Thayer can hold the office not for the term of two years As was generally believed but Only until the first state election. The Alliance leaders declare that eminent lawyers take this View of the matter and they will elect their candidate lie being the Only one in the Field and then bring quo warranty proceedings against Thayer. Ohio organizes. Told in Massachusetts. Nationalist editor glad of the prospects for the new party. The echoes of the recent monster conference of labor reformers at Cincinnati Are the new National committee meeting at Cincinnati. Cincinnati May 21.�?the new National committee of the Peoples party organized Here yesterday met this morning Aud elected officers. George f. Washburn of Boston was made a member of the Central committee. The adherents of the new party Many of whom Are still in the City Are very enthusiastic Over the prospects. It was decided this morning to concentrate All the Power of the organization this year in Tho two states of Ohio and Kentucky. The former state votes in August and All the Best Alliance and knights of labor speakers will be sent there. It is said that John Young Brown the democratic nominee for governor of Kentucky is very unpopular with the Farmers and that the Alliance which have an organized voting strength in Tho state will not support him. Some of Kentucky a third party people say that with proper Effort they can carry the state and they will go into the Campaign at once. The fight in Ohio promises to to a most interesting one. The first real struggle will take place at the state convention of the Farmers Union at Columbus next tuesday when an Effort will be made to commit the Union to the third party. It has heretofore been a Strong Republican organization but Many of its leaders Are now training with the new party. The republicans Are aware of the danger and some of the Best politicians in the state will go there to try and prevent any endorsement of the Peoples party. It is understood that Mckinley himself has been urged to attend. If the Union should declare for the third party Tho defeat of Mckinley for governor would be a foregone conclusion As the new party with the endorsement of the Union could poll at least 75,000 votes in the country itself without counting the cities weather and the crops tornadoes and cyclones with some gentle Rains. Kansas crops of ported As giving splendid Promise of plenty. Wisconsin and the whole West rejoicing with rain. A terrible Tornado passed three Miles Northeast of Mexico mo., wednesday afternoon. Fifteen houses wore destroyed some to or 12 persons were killed and an equal number fatally and Large numbers badly injured. A horse standing in the Road was picked up by the wind carried half a mile and dashed to death on the ground. A mowing machine was carried about too Yards and wrecked. A Large Iron roller weighing 1200 pounds was taken up und broken to pieces. A calf was lifted from Tho ground and carried Over a Quarter of a Raife. Several horses were killed and 25 chickens were plucked clean of feathers. Spokes of Wagon wheels were twisted and broken. Great Trees were taken up by the roots and blown off. The Width of Tho Cyclone was about 800 Yards and As far As heard from about 12 Miles Long. The Money loss will be Over $50,000, a funnel shaped a Cyclone one half mile wide passed a mile North of Centralia. By it a number of dwellings were totally destroyed and Many persons injured some fatally. Barns and fences were swept away chickens hogs and Stock were killed Iii Large numbers. John f. Harrison wife and eight children were All More or less injured. One child to years of age was carried a half mile and was found fatally injured. A child five years old had its right leg broken in three places. Or. Harrison while seriously Hurt is not considered in danger. In other places. Bloomington 111., May 20.�?a terrific Cyclone at 2 of clock today wrecked the Telegraph lines on the Chicago amp Alton Railroad. And also those of the Wabash at Centralia and at 3 another swept across the Chicago amp Alton at Ladonia again completely cutting off communication. At both Points great damage was done. At Ladonia there were Many people injured Aud some it is reported killed. Or. Louis mo., May 20�?near Gainesville tex., hailstorms have damaged a Section about 50 Miles in length Aud from two to five Miles in Width. Crops were destroyed. And houses fences Ana Orchards were Laid waste. Rabbits Birds and other Small animals were killed by thousands by the Hail Bueno person is reported As having been Hurt. The total loss will reach $500, 000. Renton iu., May 21.�?a Hail and wind storm passed Over this place yesterday afternoon doing thousands of dollars of damage. The Nail was the heaviest Ever known. From reports received wheat and Strawberry crops were practically ruined. A special from Moreley. Mo., says Quot a most destructive wind rain Ami Hail storm passed Over this place wednesday. Hailstones As Large As eggs fell completely demolishing crops of every description. Tho wind blew a Tornado. The rain fell in such quantities As to completely inundate Fields. During the storm Alfich lasted about an hour Tho darkness was appalling. It is believed the damage in this Vicinity will reach $800,000. Fortunately no lives were lost. All Telegraph wires were torn Down. Wichita kau., May 21.-on tuesday a Cloud burst Over the House belonging to Joseph is Hermau in Comanche county. Sherman his wife and six children climbed upon the roof of their dwelling which floated away in the torrent. It capsized throwing them All into the water. Three of the children were drowned. Omaha neb., May 2?.�?for the last 48 hours it has rained almost incessantly throughout Nebraska and Softli i it Dakota. The crop prospects Are the Best in the states history. A Cyclone at it. Vernon Franklin county. Tex., monday night demolished or wrecked a number of Large buildings and dwellings levelled nearly every tree in the place and blew Down All the fences. A tremendous Cloud burst of Hail occurred about four Miles West of Salina ran., saturday evening. The District covered by the storm was two Miles wide and eight to ten Long. The Hail was As Large As hens eggs and almost completely destroyed the wheat. One Tanner lost 860 acres and another 200. The total damage will reach $50,000.__ Hain needed for crops. North and South Dakota Grain sprouting with much Promise. St. Paul Minn. May 20.�?the North and South Dakota crop bulletin of the signal service for the last week says Quot the rainfall during the week was considerably below Tho average. Only a few local showers limited in extent occurred. While the growing crops Are generally reported looking Well some localities need rain and it would be generally beneficial. A notwithstanding the dry winds and absence of rain Early sown Small Grain has made satisfactory growth and that injured by Frost is rapidly recovering. Much of the Early planted Corn in South Dakota is reported sprouting continued on the third Page. Booming Kansas. Bounteous crop assured Nebraska a the Best in history. A bounteous crop in Kansas is assured so say the reports from every Section of Tho state. Rain fell generally allover Kansas and the major portion of Nebraska Colorado and Missouri. It is estimated that an average of twp inches came Down and in Kansas from the Missouri River to the Colorado state line there was hardly a variation. It was the finest and most seasonable rainfall that Kansas has had for Many years. An agent of Tho Ruck Island system said the prospects for a great crop in Kansas this year Are unprecedented. We traversed almost tile entire state and everywhere there was the most absolute Faith in the certainty of a glorious Harvest. The rain has clinched the certainty. The Quantity is assured. There is no further fear about it. But Tho Quality of the Grain May be somewhat impure if Good weather is not forthcoming at Harvest time. Unreasonable weather at that time would make a Good Many Low grades. On our trip we made special inquiry for chinch bugs and hessian flies but we were unable to learn that the depredations of any such insects were in any manner serious. At every place we stopped tile invariable reply to our questions was that there was not a Bug in the county. Notes. Despatches predict a 50,000,000 crop of wheat for Kansas. Moro rain has fallen All Over the West and crop reports from every Section Are exceedingly Brilliant. The Chicago Herald says that officials of the grangers assert that with Only moderately favourable conditions from now on the roads will haul out of the West by far tile largest tonnage in their history. The result of inquiries by the Dominion Millers association As to Tho surplus Supply of wheat has caused a big Surprise. Instead of a surplus a shortage of probably a million bushels was discovered. If the Harvest is late Canada will have to look to the United states for wheat. Heavy Rains Are reported All Over the state of Wisconsin. There is a great rejoicing in the farming districts As the rain was badly needed. The entire Strawberry crop in the Vicinity of Racine wig., was blasted by Friday nights Frost. Racine county ships More strawberries than All the other counties in the state combined. A tremendous Cloud burst of Hail occurred about four Miles West of Salina kan., saturday evening. The District covered by Tho storm was two Miles wide and eight to to Long. The Hail was As largess hens eggs and almost Coni Dietly destroyed the wheat. One Farmer lost 350 acres and another 200. Til total damage will reach $50,000. Amazing feats explained. Did you Ever hold a piece of ice in your hand and Pound it with a pick if you have you will realize How Little the Palm of your hand receives the Force of the blow says the new York Herald. This is the Case with the Man with the a Iron Skull a and is also the principle applied by Miller who Breaks rocks with a blow of fits list. Only in his Case the position of Tho ice pick is reversed. Miller holds the Rock on a Sharp pointed Iron with one hand and strikes it a Sharp blow with the other hand. Hie mar in the circus who pulls against horses is also a Good example of the deception practice by these gentlemen but this trick is easy of explanation and has some time since ceased to to an attraction. Each and All Wear a harness that has straps and Metal buckles running from their wrists to their Ankles. All the Man does is to keep himself straight Depew talks masonry. His tribute to the order which is the Type of labor and of Charity the Wor d Over other addresses. At the Utica opera House last week about 8000 people listened to the addresses by Tho mayor. Hon. Alexander l. Goodwin Hon. John a. Or Ooiman past grand master Lawrence and Hon. Chauncey m. Depew. Following Oro a few of the More striking expressions used by Chauncey m. Depew in his address fifty years ago a Freemason who was Rich Iii Feitli but poor in purse contributed a Silver Dollar As the commencement of a fund for the building of a suitable Homo for the Craft in Tho state of new York and an Asylum for its indigent members and orphans. No investment Ever before yielded such magnificent returns. That brother must have had abounding Hope and expansive imagination and yet the results have surpassed his wildest dream institutions do not survive through Tho Ages a Accident they live through the Possession my operation of everlasting principles. Dynasties have disappeared thrones have crumbled whole races have been annihilated governments have succeeded one another with a frequency beyond the Power of the historian to record civilization itself has Arisen to the highest excellence and then sunk in darkness and oblivion. But masonry has continued through the centuries with the a wine spirit of Universal brotherhood of equal democracy As existed by legend among its tra Dional founders. When the world Lias been plunged in savagery and superstition when continents have been drenched in blood when cruelty has imm ured in dungeons Ami stretched upon Tim rack Tho disciples of civil and religious Liberty the masonic sign of distress has always been recognized upon the Battlefield or in the torture chamber and with it the kinship of blood and brotherhood. Secrecy is not potent for perpetuity. Secret societies political religious social labor and National have been created by Tho million and have lived their Brief lives and expired. All societies save the one which celebrates today Are till creatures of localities nationality or temporary emergency. The reeks upon which All societies and organizations have split have been either Church or state. An excursion into the Fields of religion or politics has paralysed the principles of their origin and their members have fled from wavering companionship. By heredity tradition education and affection and women ave anchored to the Faith of their fathers. No Lodge can survive the introduction of a dispute As to creeds or the attempt to enforce one Dogma As against another. Masonry has been satisfied in All Ages of the world to be Loyal to All governments under which it might be no matter what their form but has afforded to Eracli member the fullest Liberty As citizens or subjects to can y out and live up to Ilia own ideas. It in Only within the Walls of ins own Temple that regardless of autocracy monarchy or republicanism without Hie Mason stands upon the plane and Square of pure democracy. Our order could live under Judaism and upon the completion of Solomon a Temple carry its principles and Faith into every part or the rival lived world. It could thrive under the roman Empire without exciting the hostility or the jealousy of Trio in Lusars. A Hundred years ago at Newburgh when the revolution had succeeded and the Continental army was disbanding. Washington and All his generals standing within the precincts of a masonic i Edge of which they were All members could rejoice in the fact that the masonic principle of Tho Equality of ail men before the Law had at last after unnumbered centuries become the Cornerstone of their Republic. A Century of the successful operation of this principle enables us to contemplate today a government of 63.000,000 of people possessing More Power enjoying More happiness delighting in More Liberty and Richer and More prosperous than those of any other nation upon Earth. A Bee in his ear. National affairs. Child shearing destroyed and More serious results feared. Burlington a j., May 24. A Harry Wittmyer the 12-year-old son of marshal Wittmyer met with a Peculiar Accident this afternoon that May result fatally in company with his father he was walking in the Garden where a hive of Honey bees had been kept. The child ventured too close to the hive and a Large Bee flew out set lied on his ear and to Tho horror of or. Wittmyer crawled into the child sear. The child suffered excruciating pain and All attempts of Tho father to dislodge Tho Bee were futile. The Bee was removed by a doctor but Tho child shearing is destroyed in that ear and a fatal result is feared. Settled with a Bullet. It. H. Buck shot As the outcome of a political dispute. Git Kenville miss., May 24.�?l. In Buck was shot and probably fatally wounded at Gunnison yesterday by Price Blanchard. Blanchard was one of the judges of the election thursday at the Gunnison precinct. Buck was it is said endeavouring to vote parties who according to Blanchard were not entitled to vote. A heated discussion followed during which Buck Drew a pistol. Blanchard being unarmed said Quot i am unarmed but will see you again and Settle the yesterday they met and Blanchard fired on Buck. Buck killed Sam Glenn two years ago at Concord. I in has also been connected other members of his family in a bloody feud for several years with the Warfield family. Signs of old age. When your daughters Havo beaus its time to take a Back seat. Detroit free i Mcaa Quot i went Home shortly after 9 of clock the other evening a said a Well known gentleman a and i was pretty tired too. As i entered Tho Hall i saw sitting in the parlor my eldest daughter Aud a Young Man who has been coming to the House for some time. As i Hung in my coat my eyes discovered the second daughter and a Young Man at the piano in the sitting room. Quot coing into my Library. I found my other daughter who is still in school entertaining a Young lad of Nice appearance. Going up stairs i loud my wife and i asked her in a laughing Way if we had not better move out. Quot i have thought considerably on Tho matter since it was a sudden Awu boiling to Hie fact that i am getting old and somehow i have thought More if that is possible of my girls Ever sine As i realize that but a few years will see them leaving the old place for Homes of their own. And my wife and i in declining years again alone in the Home nest. Yes i feel a Good Many years older and i have Felt kind of Blue As i think How far along in life i America s first coins. F comme re Tai advertiser the earliest coins for american use Are said to have been made of brass on the Bermuda islands about 1612. A Apt. John Smith appointed Daniel Tucker As governor it Bermuda and in his history states that this governor enforced labor und that the colonists had Quot besides meat drink and clothes a certain Kinde of Brasse Money with a Hogge on one Side in memory of Tho abundance of Hogges found at their first previous to this time sir Thomas Gates and a party of 150 had been wrecked on the islands and for nine Mouths they subsisted chiefly on the flesh of wild hogs. The gratitude of these people know no Bounds and they stamped the image of their Benefactor in brass and used it As Money tile most endearing form it could possibly assume. From first to last the hog has been a Faith fill Friend to Lite american people and whatever aestheticism might have been urged to the contrary it was but simple Justice to allow the hog the Honor of taking the Lead in furnishing the device for american coins. Rumours speculation and news from the capital. Commissioner Raum s troubles and Blaines sickness dilated i pen. Behring sea dispute and the Seal preserves. Washington. May 21.�?before the president i6 Many Days older there threatens to be a scandal of very Large proportions in official circles. Since the scandal became known affecting the name of Young Kau in and which led to his being discharged As assistant chief clerk of the pension office his father Gen. Kaiim. Has been vaguely hinting at a conspiracy Aud in several interviews he has not hesitated to say that be is the victim of men who Are plotting to ruin him. This is All Gen. Haunt would say to the various correspondents who have industriously interviewed him during the last week but to the president yesterday he was More explicit. Gen Raum charges that the conspirators who Are trying to bring about his ruin Are inside and outside of the pension office and that at their head is no let a a personage than Gen. Bussey the assistant Secretary of the Interior and who has charge of All matters relating to pensions. Commissioner Rauine a work is under Gen. Bussey a immediate charge and when an Appeal is taken from the commissioner Gen. Bussey is Tho reviewing officer ten. Bussey has taken particular Delight apparently in deciding against haunt whenever he has an Opportunity and whenever to has overruled the commissioner he has taken care that Iii at fact should have As much publicity As possible. Gen. Haunt told the president yesterday that Bussey and his conspirators wanted to drive him out of office because he would not do As they wanted. Raum claims that to is unable to exercise proper discipline Over his clerks because whenever he has recommended a Man for promotion who ought to be promoted because of Ilia record his Recomb nomination has been ignored while some other Man has been promoted or appointed in payment of political services. If the half of what Raum told the president yesterday is True there must be a very Rotten state of things existing in the pension office und Interior department and Raum threatens he will show the whole conspiracy up if he is Given half a Chance. To asked Tho president to appoint a committee to inquire into All Ilia official acts since he has been at the head of the office the committee to be appointed solely by the president and to sit either in private or Public. Unsay this committee can readily learn the truth Aud it will then see what the commissioner has had to contend with since he was so unfortunate As to step Iuta corp. Tanner s shoos. If Tho president accedes to the commissioner s request and appoints this committee there will undoubtedly be some very sensational disclosures made. Raum claims that Bussey was really at the Bottom of All of tanners troubles. Col. W. W. Dudley it Willin remembered was president Arthurs commissioner of pensions. Col. Dudley believes n Gen. Raum As might somewhat naturally lie expected and has a fellow feeling for him. As when to was commissioner his relations with Secretary of the Interior Teller were More or less strained. Dudley said to to today that he had no doubt Raum was Tho victim of a conspiracy As he knew from his own experience in the office what the commissioner had to contend with. The commissioner said Dudley is Between two opposing forces the Secretary of the Interior on the one Side and or the other tile men in his own office who Are appointed by outside influence and who regard anybody else rather than the commissioner As the person to whom they Are really responsible. Gen. Raum investigating. His clerks reported to have borrowed Money and then failed to pay. Washington May 23. A some Good is Likely to come out of the discharge of Young Raum for having used his official position to secure a place in the Bureau for certain ones in consideration of a pecuniary inducement. Commissioner Raum is engaged in an investigation to try and discover How Many of his subordinates make use of their official bios Lions to borrow Money and then neglect to pay the sums which have been loaned to them. It has been reported that quite a number of them Are engaged in this business and the commissioner is determined to break it up if there is any Way to do so. It is said that this investigation is being carried on at the direct request of the president who had been told As to what was going on in the Bureau and who had made up ii is mind t hat the pension office must be purged of All scandals without the least delay. While this investigation is going on it is understood that Gen. Rauzi proposes to have another investigation which Iyre directly concerns himself than it does any one else. To is getting matters in such shape so As to be Able to make a Good Case against the men in the office who he charges have been in a conspiracy to ruin him and who lie alleges Are really responsible for a1 Liis troubles since be has been commissioner of pensions he is doing this so that in Case tile president decides to appoint the committee to investigate the office which the commissioner asked for when had his recent interview with or. Harrison he can have Alf the evidence in shape and if Tho president does not ask for his resignation and declines to order an investigation then Gen. Raum has made up his mind that these conspirators will have to leave the office if he is to remain in charge of it. A sound in rumours that i. Blaine is weakening sturdily denied. Washington May 22.�?Tho publication in a now York paper foday of a Washington despatch which attempted to show that or. Blaine was a broken Down Man and almost incapable of attending to Tho business of his department attracted Only very Little attention Here. Of it was intended to be a sensation it fell Short of the Mark As no one Here believes tile facts As stated. That or. Blaine is not no buoyant in sports or As Quot magnetic As he was to years ago is very Well known but that after All is not so surprising. Ten years make a great Deal of difference in a person of or. Blaines age and he has done work enough since he has been president Harrison a Secretary of state to have had very serious effects on most men who have lived three score years. % he has worked unceasingly to carry out the ambitious foreign policy which lie mapped out when lie entered the state department and All this work from the Broad general plan to the smallest details has been of his own Conception and without the assistance of his immediate subordinates had All his time been devoted to reciprocity it would be easy enough to understand Why he is today in need of a rest and Relief from official cares Bot when it is remembered that in addition he has had a number of most important questions to grapple with such for instance As Hie Behring sea and other Canadian negotiations the italian imbroglio the Barrundia affair and others of which the general Public knows nothing besides Tho regular routine work of the department some idea May be formed of what he has done. Added to this is the fact that or. Blaine knows that the president is jealous and suspicious of him and that he is trying to steal Liis Thunder Aud claim whatever credit May be the result of the Secretary of states work and when finally it is remembered that within a year death has twice invaded his household and removed his oldest daughter and his favorite son the son who shared his Confidence More Titan did aug other Man and who was of infinite value to him in official life when All these things Are taken into consideration it ought not to be surprising that or. Blaine lacks a certain amount of animation or evinces a de Only 50 cents Fob get As Many subscribers As you can. At this season of the year Many subscribers prefer to have their subscriptions expire with the year it is in the interest of such subscribers and of trial subscribers that the above offer if made for a limited time. Only 50 cents for balance of year. When you subscribe Why not ask some of your friends to subscribe ? you can secure one copy for yourself free by sending three subscribers at 50 cents each ail receiving the paper until Jan. 1,1892. Now is the time for one and ail to Pash the weekly Globe and extend its influence which is always on the Side of the people in whatever concerns their welfare in recognition of the needs of Farmers for More practical information on How to make farming pay it will soon devote a Good Deal of space to selected papers on agricultural topic to be edited by or. Andrew h. Ward. Meanwhile or. Ward will contribute regularly his original papers on How to make farming pay. Or. Ward extends to weekly Globe subscribers an invitation to write freely to him on any subject of importance to them. Tell your neighbors Ani form a club. Only 50 cents for balance of year. 4 copies for sl.50.> Only $1.00 for one year. 4 copies for $3.00. Address the weekly Globe. Boston mass. Sire to get away from the worry of life in Washington to sock a rest in a quieter place. A gentleman of reliability and judgment told me today that he had a Long talk with or. Blai in a Day or two before he left Washington for now York. Quot i have just been Reading the new York worlds Story Quot he said Quot and in View of what i know it makes me laugh. I have known or Blaine for great Many years. A when i saw hint last week i was struck he the change which has come ver him. Ile is not so cordial in his manner As he used to be hut i did not detect the slightest evidence of his mind being in any Way impaired. There was no break in his continuity of thought nor was he at any time at a loss for a proper expression or the word which Best conveyed the particular meaning which he desired to express. Quot he did not lapse into abstraction or melancholy after 15 minutes conversation As is claimed is jus habit. As far As i ant a judge i should say that or. Blaine is mentally As sound As he Ever was a this is the general belief in Washington among men who Aro Best Able to form an opinion. Secretary Traer said today Quot the business of our departments brings or. Blaine and myself much together. I have seen a great Deal of him. Had Many interviews with him some lasting for hours at a titties. The statement that or. Blaine is not As Strong sound and Alert mentally As he Over has been does him grave injustice. A i have never seen any manifestation indicating that or. Blaine flashed and sparkled for 15 or 20 minutes and then As suddenly became sullen Moody and hypochondriac Al. The last time i saw him. Only a few Days before to left for new York we were together a Long tint in con saltation Over most important Public Docu ment. It was criticised and discussed at great length and i have never seen him when he appeared to better advantage than he did on that occasion. Quot of the character and details of the last sickness i of course know nothing except what. I have seen in the Public prints. I have never looked upon or. Blaine As one seriously indisposed and i have not regarded his last sickness As of sufficient Gravity to prevent his Early return to the discharge of his Public duties a Behring Bea troubles. A closed Boason agreed to and under discussion. Tho Washington correspondent of the Globe says lain now Able to state that after repeated requests from Tho British minister. Or. Blaine has at last submitted a proposition for a closed season joint measures to be taken by great Britain and Tho United states to enforce Tho regulations which May be agreed upon. The details of Tim proposition Are not known but it is known that the British have strenuously insisted that not Only shall Marine sealing be stopped for a time but also that the lessees of the Alaska commercial company shall to prohibited from taking any Seal on the rookeries which they lease from the government and Over which the United states has sole and exclusive jurisdiction. Or. Blaines propositions have been submitted to lord Salisbury and his answer May to expected at Auy time. The Point Winch Tho British will undoubtedly insist upon that the lessees of Hie Alaska commercial company he forced to discontinue the killing of Soals on the rookeries while the closed season is in Force will Likely cause the negotiations to be indefinitely prolonged. Even if a closed season is agreed upon now ii is doubtful if it will be of Auy great practical value. The Canadian sealers Are in the habit of leaving Vancouver and the other British Columbia ports in March and slowly working Down the coast until they reach Behring sea about the end of May or the beginning of june. A great Many of them must now to ready to enter the sea Aud unless orders Are promptly issued and the governments take vigorous measures to enforce these orders it will be impossible to prevent Tho killing of a great Many seals during the coming summer. These various questions in connection with the Seal problem were discussed at considerable length at the Cabinet meeting but in the absence of any definite reply from lord Salisbury no action was taken. Canada in it too. Sheep and Swine from there must go into quarantine. Washington May 19.�?Secretary Rusk today issued the following order or Aomen Rurh Gutch of the Skurk tar r w a ill no Tor Hay 19, 1891. Whereas under the act of Congress approved aug. 30, 1890, it has been provided by the department of agriculture in order to protect the sheep Aud Swine of the United states from contagious diseases now existing in foreign countries. Pintail sheep and Swine imported from great Britain and the continent of Europe must be held in quarantine Tor a period of not less than 15 Days and whereas the Dominion of Canada makes no requirement of quarantine for sheep and Swine imported into that country from great Britain or the continent of Europe and whereas to permit importations of these animals from Canada into the United states without quarantine would be dangerous to the Stock interests of the United states owing to the failure in the part of the Canadian authorities to enforce this measure of Protection and would enable i importers to evade the quarantine at United states ports therefore it is ordered that All sheep or Swine to be imported from Canada into the United states Are hereby made subject to the regulations of the department of agriculture of Date oct. 13,1890, and the exception contained in the third Aud sixth regulations of the said Date its applicable to Canadian sheep Aud Swine is hereby rescinded and All animals named in said regulations except cattle imported from Canada Are subject to the same conditions and requirements As if they were imported into the United states from great Britain Aud the continent of Europe. Signed a m. Res Secretary. A Marvel of resignation. Pathetic heroism of a Young South Boston Man who has not left i room for 15 years Blind but Ever hopeful. Quot How Aro feeling today. Charlie a a a first class that is. For me. I Ain glad to see you you arc quite a stranger. How is ll., i Haven to seen him for a week or More. off your coat and take a such was the beginning of a pleasant conversation Between Hie writer and one whose life has been at once a study and a lesson to those who think their burdens Are too heavy to carry. In a Humble abode on i ct., near i St., in South Boston lives a widow and her son whose lot for the past 15 years has been one of cheerful resignation through these years of suffering and trial. Tho Mother of More than threescore years and to with a genial pleasant stir in of Christian resignation that carries with it a heavenly Benediction Hor brow crowned with the snowy jocks of time and care sits Iii Hor Rocker or busies herself wit i her household duties Over within the sound of Lier songs voice the embodiment of Christian Aud Motherly Devotion. Tho son a Man of 34 years with the same contented and cheerful disposition has spent nearly one half of his life on a bed of sickness suffering beyond the lot of few mortals to endure. May 0,1857, Charlie Gogo was born in the town of Hillsboro. N. Ii. At the age of 14 his parents removed to South Boston. And Charlie attended a the Lincoln school in this District. As a Schoolboy he was loved by his schoolmates for his kindly disposition and Manly deportment. Iii the sports and pastimes none could enter with More earnestness and Good will than could he. He formed the attachment of friends which in Many cases continues until now a Hearty Strong. New Hampshire boy who Little thought at the time what the future had in store for Iii in and what sufferings he would to called upon to endure. Juno 13. 1874, then in his 17th year he wont to work for the old Colony Railroad company As water boy and news Carrier on the trains. Throe months had scarcely passed when he had an attack of rheumatic fever that lasted six weeks. A change of climate was recommended and after working a Short time in Handy s jewelry store in South Boston lie went As clerk in a hotel at Bradford Springs in his native state. In the Spring of 1875, he was again attacked with the same complaint More severely than before and it left him a cripple for life. Only by the Aid of crutches could he move and that with great difficulty. A few months later he had a third attack of the dread enemy which left him helpless to leave his House without personal assistance. A fourth attack left him still More helpless than before. Finally a fifth left him Blind. For nearly 15 years he has not left his room and for More than half that time he has been wasting gradually on his bed of sickness. During All these years his Loving Mother has been his constant attendant. No murmur of complaint Falls from her lips no word or look of Charlies escapes her ear or sight. His wishes Are anticipated and his every want is answered. Since his confinement at Home one of his old schoolmates whose attachment to him is More like that of a brother than a Friend taught him the Art of telegraphy and had a line no from his Home to that of the sick Man Over this line often do they sit at a distance and Converse As easily As if Side by Side. Al first the instrument was placed on a tabla by the bedside but now As every movement costs the sufferer pain the instrument it placed within his reach and lying on his Back he places it on his breast while with his emaciated fingers he works the keys with the rapidity of an experienced operator. How Many a weary hour has been cheered in this Way we leave the Reader to imagine. His Case has baffled Hitman skill. Every kind of practice and every medical a ism have been tried in vain. From or. Sherman who attended him in his first illness to this Day he has had the most noted m. As his attendants. Buch of cultists As or. Henry Shaw or. Daly or. Hunt or. Payne and others allopathic homoeopathic Indian doctors Massage healers spiritual doctors a1 have been tried Iii vain. As he states it Quot i have been drugged washed scrubbed pounded and dosed until i will have no More to do with any of them i shall take my chances hereafter without them. I tried them for 14 years and during the past year i have certainly grown no worse. Perhaps it May take 14 years without them to effect a cure for i still have during All these years of sickness he has eaten nourishing food with no difficulty. His digestion is Good his mind As Clear and his courage As Strong As Ever in his life. As he gradually became More helpless and it pained him to be turned in bed by his mothers assistance he planned a novel invention to relieve his Mother of this extra care and at the saute time save himself so much pain. In the ceiling directly Over his bed is a Strong Iron Hook to which Are attached cords and pulleys which Are connected with wide straps which pass under his hotly. With this apparatus to can by the pulleys turn himself from Side to Side moving his whole body at once. Thus saving Tho intense pain that would otherwise come from the joints that Are gradually let coming ossified. His Case is a remarkable one. It is incomprehensible to the medical fraternity. It is a Case of the most perfect resignation undo great trials and suffering. It is a witness to the Devotion of a Loving Mother that has few parallels in our generation. And now when All human medical Aid has been discarded by him forever a quietly resigns himself to the care of a Power higher than Man. And in his resignation he says Quot i done to give up Hopes of one More getting Well

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