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Indianapolis Press (Newspaper) - December 13, 1899, Indianapolis, Indiana I m a Mimmy Bonfil pm Rte the la Apolis press wednesday even mtg dec Ebeb 18, 1809.descendant of Napoleon s brother in the of Prince Jerome Story of the life of the Prince s abandoned wife a Baltimore Belle of the Early Days. Cigar les Joseppi Loloi Japan of in tax City this morn iii a to tend the annual Nieting of tie civil service Reform Levi give Tubo held today and tomorrow at the German House. This Etc inner iii lecture before the it on Temi Horary club on Quot Pisa rises Quot and tomorrow afternoon at 2 o clock will Reail a paper before the league. Xot t ily is or. I Imarie one of Maryland a distinguished men and the wealthiest member of the 5altimi it re bar but. As the Granduc hew of the Ernie eur Napoleon Bonaparte ii Mitiu Belinne emperor of France sii Ould that country Over become ii monarchy. Hi.--, in a father Princis Jerome hoi Laparte was Napoleon s brother a id As a Reward for Devening Ilia americ Bride was made King of Westphalia. The Etory of tha american Branch of the Bonaparte family is More romantic in tii Illint the strangest list icon. In historic i Lail and its relation Loro it a to and history or Ciufi characters it is Quot without Para h in Titis countr. The life Story of mii it i Etsey a Itic Risoji the founder of tie american Branch read. Like f tiry tale and is As the ii no a As the lives of Catherine de Medici Lucretia Igor a or Charlotte Cor Day. Marrit d at eighteen and deserted at Twenty Lier wit feared by wits and iier Beauty the Eny of beauties complimented by Wellington and insulted by Napoleon flattered by taller Rand and loved by chateaubriand tie cause of a never cedi by Sci ism be tvs Een emperor and Pope and the of a or cat american l a.mil�-, it May be truly said that she a is Oise of the j Cmar Kable women this t ver Radii Ltd. She meets Prince Jerome. At the f eighteen Betsey was the Reisui iii i Belle and Beatty of a i Timoi e. A City fun in for i i years for the la a a ii. Is of its in Ltd the Gal-3aiir,v of its min. A a Why shitty. Of race Fui did Beautiful Hei Quot hand a is that desire of every rii in of her station and her Hon if. tiv Soei Mecca for the fashionable South. to i in tie very Zenith of Liis martial glory. And it is not a wonder a a it win the brother of Tolje i Reat Soldier visited Baltimore the eyes of Liis Jiroud , scarcely eighteen Shodd l ave been blinded to his faults and his Shao inc a. A ails fetes and dinners were Given in his Honor t a of love at first Oisiu Between him and Betsey Patterson. They met for tiie first time at the races. A Hen she i partied that or was to be there she ordered her , and accompanied by her brother Cra hoped to Quot the ctr Tai a Quot lis same younger i Rother married Beautiful Betsey Caton who at his death married a brother of the Duke of Quot Welling inn so Sisters married the Brothers of the chief actors of Avate Loo. Quot a Hen Prince Jerome saw this careless Beauty a it the track he was a greatly impress i by tier Daz a a init Beauty and asked hot mame. A few Days later he met her Ai the Home of the Hon. Samuel . Deter uned instantly to make her his wife. Frani to Fame and the forthcoming Wrath of tiie Emp Erin were alike t forgot in. And Uliey were soon betrothed. French Consul rages. A Heidi the Quot Raneli Consul at Washington learn iii Wii at i Rinco Jerome ipad done he s beside himself with rage i ear and terror. Aliat would Napoleon say he paced at the thought and alternately Tore his hair and staid naughty wicked words in Choice parisian words. Ordering his Carriage he drove to Baltimore to try the effect of i Rench clique no on the err iii one. A Ricc Jerome received him , and the Consul raged implored and went flown on his Knees in supplication but All to no impose. The marriage took place at the Home of Tjie Bride and was solemnized by archbishop John Carro the head of the roman Catholic chinch in America. The French Consul graced the occasion with presence and heartily congratulated the handsome pair and thanked the Good lord that it was terome and not himself that had to face the Napoleonic Wrath in Paris. An eyewitness says the Bride s clothes a were so scant hey could be rolled up and put in one s Vest pocket. When Nti Poleon heard of the marriage he was beside Lum self with rage. He immediately issued an order to the French = at Washington forbidding him to and Vince Jerome any Money and another to tie masters of All French vessels not to take aboard Quot citizen terome Bonaparte and the Young person to whom to had attached Jerome and his wife stayed in this country for More than a year after their marriage and then in order to reach Europe they were compelled to Cross on one of or. Patterson s own vessels. They arrived at Lisbon on april 2, 1806, and at once met a proof of Napo eon a despotic Power. A French guard was at once put Over the vessel and mme. Tion Aparto was not allowed to land. The French ambassador waited on her and asked what he could do for she haughtily replied Quot Tell your master that mme. Bonaparte is ambitious and demands her rights As a member of the Imperial Jerome hastened to Paris hoping to gain favor with the emperor but could not secure an interview with his brother. Al daily when he Given an audience Napoleon said to him Quot so sir you Are the ii st of the family to shamefully abandon his Post. I shall require Many splendid actions to wipe off that stain from your reputation. As to your love affair with your Little girl i do not regard pleads in vain. Jerome pleaded with the emperor with tears in his eyes on behalf of the Quot Little but the emperor was Adamant the erring one must give up his wife or Puffer Napoleonic ostracism. The emperor would not even let her enter a euro Peari Coti try much less see her. Jerome lingered in Paris his love for a ills Quot Little girl Quot rapidly Cooling. Mme. Bonaparte remained in Lisbon not being allowed to land and her life constantly in danger. Finally she sailed for Amsterdam and there again met a example of Napoleon s far reaching hand. He ordered the grand pension Ary of the Batavia Republic not to al of Quot mme. Bonaparte or any one assuming that name Quot to land and when i he arrived at the trs be roads she was immediately ordered Oft and All persons were forbidden to hold Intercourse with her. Finally in despair mme. Bonaparte sailed for Tongland and there a new danger menaced her. The people on learning that Napoleon s sister in Law was in the land wanted to mob her and her life was saved narrowly but finally when the Learned that she had been injured by Napoleon As much As they she was treated with very kindness. It was while in England that her son Charles j. Bonaparte s father was born. She finally sailed for this country and lived in Baltimore until recently having attained the Ripe age of ninety years. Title and Fortune spurned. When her husband made King of Quot Westphalia he offered her a title and an annual income of . But she refused it saying that Westphalia was a Verj big country but was not Large enough to hold two but when Napoleon differed her an annual income of $12,000, provided site did not assume tie name of Bonaparte she accepted saying "1 Woodd rather lie Khz Etc de under the Wing of an Eagle than suspended from the Bill of 4 liar les j. is a queer com of Iliou if democracy and aristocracy. Jle. Arcs Siut a la for title or blood and vet is Fedl of Persona Pride. As an adv cat Hii is unequal Ltd. Severn Teackle Wallace. Tie lawyer once said that a judge could forget the Loril s prayer but could never forget tiie of ont of Borui part s briefs. To see this Remir Ible Man is to carry him forever in one s mind. His individuality is distinctive. He wears a hat like no other Man ids gloves Are different and Are never buttoned. His walk is such that on seeing him two blocks off one Silys iii inactive la. Quot there Gus Charles j. Bonaparte a lie is Tiftz Iive years old and has no children so that Ali american family of Bonaparte May die with him. An american Waterloo. titan two ears a Ocharles j. Bonsai carte was a candidate for the seat of senator Gorman in the i United states Seruto against the present inc tibent Sei Tator Mccomas and had he succeeded in this his Doi Irest ambition the old Terrapin slate a Ould have been represented in the upper House of the National legislature l y a Wellington and i a i Bonaparte. A Quot Wellington would have 1 escorted up the Center aisle of the Senate i chamber a grand Nephew of his own ances tor s greatest foe to take the oath of once As a representative of a american state a coincidence a parallel in the history of this or any other country. A feature of this famous senatorial contest was that All Durins the Light a Ching on was a Bonaparte s most in Phi Cable foe and in this fight As in the a world famous one in is14, a Wellington Vanir wished a Bonaparte. The defeat was to him As bitter disappointing and Frau glit with As match mental anguish As tile original Waterloo was to his great unc but Quot Quot Haries j. Bonaparte emerged from it smiling Calm and Sauve. It was Saint to deter t that for Twenty years a seat in the Senitte had been his heart s ambition. The Ery in filet of his defeat he Deli ered a lecture on Quot a Quot Ivil service Lio form Quot which it is said was the most Brilliant of his whole career. La virtue of his said stirring eloquence Sterling qualities and Brilliant intellectuality cultivated by a Liberal burning of the Midnight Oil the grandson of till graceless Prince Jer it me and the Gritty and Beautiful Betsey Patterson stands today one of the Foremost figures of the american bar. He is a devout Jomaa Catholic and a stanch Lic Public an. Lie is absolutely fearless in giving utterance to he thinks is right. It rna it also be said of him that he is the a ii a and Neer failing Friend of the Nee ii and helpless. Deadly effects of a Boer was the woman seriously affected by a feline burglar and made nervous for two years. Philadelphia inquirer. Quot that was a funny incident that happened the other night Quot Eaid one of Philadelphia s Quot Linest Quot Quot that burglar cat i mean the cat being mistaken for a burglar. But i remember a much More serious matter than that resulting from the api Yearance of a cat at a window of the House of a Friend of mine living in Brook Loti. One to vening. In the a inter of 1892 my Friend s wife was sitting in the Back parlor on the ground floor rating fori her husband to come Home to Tea. It was quite dusk but she had not lighted the lamp and was doing a Little dreaming i suppose. Something Hap ened and when my Friend let himself in with his Latchkey to found his wife on the floor in a dead faint. Quot he did All he knew to bring her Quot pack to consciousness unsuccessfully and finally had to leave her and run out for a doctor who fortunately lived Only a couple of doors away. After a lot of trouble the doctor resuscitated her but she immediately became hysterical and went off again. In her hysterics she kept calling out that there was a Man trying to get in at the window. The next Day she described him As a Man with a rough Cap and a Beard and striped Coal that s ail she could Tell As it was so dark. He tried to break the window but when she shrieked and fell in a faint he must have been frightened and escaped. Of course the Story was ii ooh poohed but the lady insisted she was right. Quot two Days later my Friend went Home and found her again unconscious. This time she was so seriously frightened that it was several Days before she was Able to attend to her House duties and her Mother came to stay with her. Another two Days passed. There had beep no further attempt t on the part of any Man to break in. The Mother had persuaded her daughter to take a Nap saying she would prepare Tea and she went downstairs to do so. It was a Little later than usual and my Friend was already due Home. In fact he had the. Key in the Keyhole when his ears were saluted by a series of piercing shrieks. He rushed into the House and found his Mother in Law in a faint and his wife glib Bering like an idiot and pointing at the window on the Sill outside of which sat a huge Angora cat with one Paw up at the panel. It was nearly two years before his wife recovered her puzzling Quot will Quot and Milwaukee Wisconsin. There is probably no More confusing part of the English language than that which regulates the proper use of Quot shall Quot and the reply of James Russell Lowell to the woman who wrote saying Quot i would be very much obliged for your autograph Quot has been often in print and has undoubtedly been clipped for scrap and pocketbook reference by Many persons. The poet essayist granted her request after the following fashion Quot Pray do not say hereafter i would be if you would be obliged be obliged and be done with it. Say i should be obliged Quot and oblige Vours truly James a an additional hint to go with this Quot Cut me out Quot is that of the old verse in the first person simply shall foretells in will a threat or else a Promise dwells shall in the second or the third doth threat will simply then foretells for former Chat. Or Quot shall Quot in the first and Quot will Quot in the second and third persons Are to be regarded As simple declarations and both in All other cases convey a Way round. London chronicle. What is the most roundabout journey that the absence of proper steamship communication entails on the inhabitants of any country surely it must be that described by the Consul at Loanda portuguese West Africa. If one of the 6,000 Whites of Angola or 1.700 europeans in the Congo Independent state who so frequently need change of climate wishes to spend a week or two in Cape town which should lie even by slow Steamer Only six Days Distant he has to travel 3,000 Miles from Loanda to Madeira catch there a Cape Steamer and journey for another fortnight the 4,800 Miles to Cape town. It thus needs fully a month s continuous travelling and 7,000 Miles of it to reach a Point Only 1,600 Miles from the starting point.6urren6y Bill a Curtis makes Clear each of the so very Radical Gold Standard sections simply reaffirmation of Laws now in existence benefits of memory of Washington Mystic tie Lodge s special meeting tomorrow night. Said a few Days ago. Quot it inculcates a High Standard of morality. It is almost a in his address tomorrow he proposes to treat of Washington As a Mason. He has made a close study of Washington s masonic career from rare old papers and documents and his address purposes to be one of great of speaker Sand their by sex mayor Cave none of the leading spellbinder discusses the various styles of the country 3 leading As a Mason Quot with sketches from old documents in or. Haven s Possession. Mystic tie Lodge f. And a. M., has arranged to give a memorial Celebration on the anniversary of the death of Washington tomorrow night. The exercises will take at the Lodge Hall in the masonic Temple and an invitation has been extended to All masons. An attractive feature of the Celebration will be an address by sex mayor John Caven on Quot Washington As a it was the original intention to hold the meeting in the scottish rite Hall but owing to or. Caven s enfeebled condition it was decided to select a smaller Hall where his voice might be heard to advantage. Or. Caven is seventy tive years old and has been ill recently. Sex mayor Caven has been a member of the masonic fraternity since october 1.3, 1s6&Quot.3, when he was initiated As a member of Center Lodge of Indianapolis. He recalls that at that time some of the leading lights of Center Lodge were Thomas Clark worshipful master Charles Fisher treasurer and past master Avi Aston p. Noble who died a few years ago Benjamin c. Dai Row and Epli Raim Cole Stock. Or. Caven was made a Royal Arch Mason of Indianapolis chapter no. 5, december 8, i860. On March 8, 186ij, he made a Royal and select master of Indianapolis Council no. 2. He received the scottish rite degrees Early in 1s6g, the class being cont ducted by e. T. Carson of Cincinnati then Deputy for Ohio and Indiana. To received the thirty third degree May 19, 1866. He became a member of Raper commander knights templars Jan. Is 1ss6. He has been the first occupant of Many honorable positions in masonry. In november i8g8 he was appointed the first worshipful master of Mystic tie Lodge and was re elected in iso1870, 1871 and 1872. He was elected the first thrice potent of Adoniram grand Lodge of perfection and was re elected every year until 1s73. On May 19, 1866, when he received the thirty third degree he was made the first Active member of the supreme Council for the state of Indiana and the first Deputy for this state. In 1872 he was elected the first Patron of the order of the Eastern Star. He has held other important positions in masonry and has always Sho in an abiding interest in anything that pertains to the order. He was twice Junior Warden of Center Lodge and for two years was Lunior Warden of the Council of the princes of Jerusalem. He served one term As prelate of the commander and two years As grand Chancellor of the consistory. The other two members of the supreme Council for Indiana chosen in 1866, were Thomas Austin and Elbridge Hamilton. The former lived at new Albany and the latter at it. Wayne. Both Are dead now. Or. Caven has frequently been called on to deliver addresses at masonic gatherings. The last address of note was delivered at the laying of the Cornerstone of the masonic Temple in 1875. Notice that he would be depended on to deliver the address was served on the saturday previous to the monday of which the dedication was to take place. Or. Caven was then mayor and his time was occupied All Day saturday in disposing of cases in police court. All of sunday Forenoon he was interrupted by callers and the address was written on sunday afternoon. Notwithstanding the Short time for preparation the address has been considered a Gem of masonic literature. The order had it printed in pamphlet form and there have been Calls for it from All Over the country and some from abroad. Or. Caven was never grand commander although he was once in the Early seventies in direct line for promotion to that place but was prevented by a Long period of illness of continuing in office. Although on account of his age he has not been in a Lodge room for Many years he is still an enthusiastic advocate of Mayo Najr. Quot it is an excellent order Quot he Quot it is Odd Quot Mahlon Chance one of the old time spellbinder Quot and one of the Best of them All said to nov York friends Quot How speakers differ in to iier methods. Quot the late col. Robert g. Ingersoll began his lectures in an easy going half joking manner giving his audience plenty of time to digest his arguments and laugh at his witticisms. Quot but soon tie speaker became in deadly Earnest. The flippant manner disappeared. Ilm Smoje Guy Way to an expression intense main Estner a the halting speech became an Avalanche of fiery words threatening to carry his listeners away in its awful velocity scorn followed sarcasm and denunciation chased on the heels of philippic. He would Ihen utter two Hundred words a minute As Sharp and distinct As stroke of lightning. Quot president Mckinley in Speed As in manner is very deliberate and never uses an expression until he has weighed its full Force and probable effect. Quot in political campaigns he of ten As High As a dozen and at times sixteen speeches in one Day. Realizing the sign Tiance and use that May be made of his words he carefully prepares each speech and having commuted it to memory never deviates from it in delivery. He Speaks slowly and delivers his remarks with much earnestness and Force. His enunciation is perfect. Quot sex pre amp quient Harn Sua on the other hand is the direct opposite in speech. He is an Impromptu speaker Bat he is ready at any time to deliver an address Wincn in itself is a classic and very Seldom is his fiction so tau ii Liat tie Sli Orilian Man Linds it Neceski Ary to Maive a correction. Quot sex president Grover Cleveland is what be called a straight from the shoulder orator. While not eloquent he is forceful using vigorous language frequently coining words that Giro not in the vocabulary of the stenographer. He mounts the platform As though he Hud a duty to perform and does it with out hesitation. His sentences Are always Complete for the reason that Liis addresses Are always Caret ily written and rehearsed before delivery. Quot William Jennings Bryan at some places and under some circumstances Speaks Sion by but on other occasions when aroused his words How with marvelous rapidity. An illustration of his intense interest in his speeches will be found in the occasion at South Bend ind., when he was on the platform Only fifty minutes. He was continuously interrupted by applause yet he spoke Over 1u,0uu words enough to Lili eight columns in a newspaper. On the other hand his convention speech in Chicago was Given slowly. Quot Mary Elizabeth lease is probably the loudest voiced woman orator in the world. It is said that she can be heard two blocks away in an Otjen air speech. Quot like Many other women speakers her delivery is very fast but is at the same time very distinct. As one of the newspaper correspondents at the time of the populist National convention at st. Louis in 18% remarked she has a voice like a farm hand calling cows but she knows How to use that voice in order to stir up her fellow populists. At times she will speak at the rate of 250 words a minute. Quot there is no More methodical speaker than sex governor John p. Altgeld of Illinois. His big speeches he carefully prepares and sends copies in Advance to the newspapers. But to is Apt to take liberties with his own manuscript being governed by conditions and the remarks of his fellow orators on the same platform. Quot it is in Impromptu efforts that or. Altgeld shows at his Best. Even those who Are not personal admirers of him acknowledge that none better than he can express his personal views on political and economic topics. He is a Clear and distinct talker and is the do Light of the shorthand Man. The More intense and impassioned his utterances the More deliberate and slowly he Speaks. Quot Chauncey m. Depew so frames and delivers his utterances that cold Type is not unfriendly to them even with an absolutely verbatim report. While the delivery of or. Depew i of the Best his speeches do not depend upon that for their effect. Each speech is a masterpiece of the English language his enunciation is Clear and distinct and while he May attain great Speed his utterances Are void of that jerkiness which makes a slower speaker much harder to report. Quot governor Roosevelt is always prepared. He handles the English language As though he knew what he was talking about As he evidently does. He is not a fast speaker nor does he impress one with his oratory. He is a Straightaway talker of More than average ability and his sentences Are always Well rounded because of the preparation Given business opening Delirod. Have several experienced business men of the Best standing who each wish to invest from $5,000 to $10,000 with their services in a desirable establish bad in Anuff out Turing or mercant Lac by Alcraa. A a we. In Elbr. 1 blk do Washington dec. 13.-Cjngressman Curtis of Kansas a member of the House lie publican caucus committee said to a parly of representatives of agricultural districts who were worrying about the banking provisions of the cur i Rency Bill Quot this Bill makes no Radical change in existing Laws. The sections in regard to the Gold Standard Are simply a reaffirmation of Are believed to be the Laws now in existence. Quot the first Section is a positive recognition of the Gold Standard in our Jinan Cal system and fixes the Gold Dollar of the present weight and a oneness As the unit of Alue. Quot the second Section provides for the payment of All government obligations in the Standarte fixed in the first Section and it requires All obligations both Public and private for the payment of Money shall be performed in conformity with the Standard so established Uniss otherwise provided. The Legal tender Quality of the it resent forms of Money is not interfered with. The non interest bearing obligations of the government known As greenbacks and Treasury notes and payable by their terms simply in Coin Quot have Long if not always been understood by their holders and the government to be payable in Gold Coin and have been so paid to the amount of Many millions of dollars. Quot Section 3 provides for a new division in the Treasury department to be known As the dision of Issue and redemption this change will be of great convenience to the Treasury department and it prohibits the use of any funds Cut Cpl for the purposes to which they shall be Seji scially dedicated. Quot the fourth Section provides a Complete safeguard to guarantee the per manent maintenance of the Gold Standard by authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury whenever it May be necessary for such maintenance to Issue and sell Bonds of the United states at a Low rate of interest i payable in Gold Coin and for tie Exchange of Gold Coin for any other Money issued or coined in the United states should the Secretary deem such Exchange necessary to maintain the parity of All the Money in the United states. The Bill provides that when notes and certificates Are exchanged for Gold they shall be reissued Only for Gold. Quot there is no danger of the greenbacks being retired under this Bill. It is True it is provided that when they Are All paid in Gold they Are to be retained in the tre Ajoury until released by the presentation of Gold in Exchange for them. The people prefer to use the greenbacks in Ordinary business transactions and there is no danger of their retirement. This Bill does not go so far on this subject As is recommended by the president in his annual message. I under this Law the demand for Eold will be limited to the foreign Exchange.?. This demand must be met under existing Laws and the change would in no Way affect the circulation of the greenbacks. The largest foreign demand for Gold in any fiscal year was in 1s 3, when the net exports were $s7,-506,463. Quot the present Law limits the Issue of coins to $o0,u00,000 but we have in circulation about $76.000,000 in such coins. There is a great demand for an increase in these coins and this Bill meets the demand. Beyond a doubt $150,-000,000 of these coins could be put out and when once in circulation they would stay there. Quot Section 7 authorizes the Issue and reissue of United states notes or Treasury notes in denominations of not less than one Dollar and pro ides that Silver certificates hereafter issued or paid out shall be in Demon nations Only of one two and five dollars. This gives these certificates a definite place in our currency and reserves to Silver the entire circulating medium of the country in denominations of under ten dollars. The Bill permits the National Banks to Issue circulation to the Par value of the Bonds deposited for their Security. This will increase the circulation at Over 3,goo different Points in this country. This would also allow an increase on nearly $30,000,000 on the Bonds deposited on july 1, 1s99. The Bonds Are abundant Security at their Par value and there can be no reason Why the increased circulation should not be allowed. Quot the Law repeals the tax of 1 per cent upon Bank circulation and substitutes therefor a tax of one fifth of 1 per cent on franchises of National Banks As measured by their capital surplus and undivided profits. The present tax is unjust because it Falls on the Banks which have circulation hence the Small Banks pay the most of it. If this Bill becomes a Law the Large Banks must pay their share. Quot the people will lose nothing by the change and the amount of taxes collected from the Banks will be just a Little More than at present. The tax under existing la is for five years ending june 30, 1899, was$9,469,948.12. The Bill authorizes the organization of Banks with �25,000 capital in communities of 2,000 people. This will give National banking facilities to Small it is the intention of the Republic Ati leaders to try so to adjust the organization and legislation of this Congress at to give expansion the congressional a i Well As political pre Eminence. To assure this the first Effort will be to get financial legislation out of the Way. There Are reasons of state politics and business for this announced policy. The reason of state is that the questions growing out of the Spanish War Are the most important before the country and should be intelligently discussed and acted upon As promptly As time and oppor Tunita May indicate the need of legislation. A the political Rea son is that the republicans Are satisfied to go to the country next november on the record of their party and its accepted policy on the question of expansion. They Are so confident of being Able to win on this that they Are willing to let the Money question a made a finished record instead of a living Issue. Unquestionably a few republicans favor keeping the financial matter alive through the next Campaign believing that party Success can be secured Only through the continued support of sound Money democrats and ardent honest Money republicans and independents. Their views will not however prevail and expansion will be made the slogan. The business reason for pushing through the necessary financial legislation is that any dallying or wavering by Congress May have a bad commercial effect. In the coming Republican Cam pain special stress will be Laid on the prosperlt7 of tie county. Republic a in do a by us a a Umi tits a Strong Gold measure will further stimulate business and that nothing will be so Good for republicanism As Well As the country and the people As the greatest possible commercial activity and Industrial Contentment. If House and Senate should seriously disagree As to their respective financial measures and prolonged debates should result the business world would naturally become nervous Over the outcome. The House financial Bill will be pressed to passage with As Little debate As possible. The financial experts Are disposed to accept it without demur and the commercial world has accepted it through Well known organizations. Therefore it should be passed by the House 1 before the holidays. In the Senate or. I Aldrich is in sympathy with the movement to secure an agreement Between Senate and House so that there May be i no More debate in the Senate Over the House measure than May be unavoidable. He knows that the president favors the House measure and he will do what he can to secure conformity to the lie publican program. As soon As the Money question shall be i out of the Way the floodgates a will be opened to expansion oratory. The coun i try will be instructed in the Issue of the i next Campaign. The opposition will be forced to discuss expansion or keep silent. As they Are half committed now. There i will be Little or no difficulty in controlling the trend of debate. Those who remember the Ohio platform will recall that an important place in it was Given to the subsidy Bill. It is no secret that the president and senator Hanna supervised the preparation of this platform and approved of All of it planks. Senator Frye made several speeches in that state in the course o which he gave reasons Why a subsidy measure should be enacted into Law. It would seem quite natural that this subsidy matter should be made part of the expansion policy but though the republicans will not cease to support it and i to urge the passage of a Bill to carry it. Into effect they will not go so far As to say that its passage is essential to i the Success of the expansion policy. They realize that there will be considerable opposition to the s measure Bluit there May to even so much Ilia it will l e impossible to secure its passage during this session of the fifty sixth Congress. I that shall he found to be the the measure will be allo sved to go Over to the Short session or if the a Public s shall Triumph next november. It May even be remitted to the fifty seventh Congress. A whether the decree of the Republican leaders that shall be the main i Issue in the next Campaign will be a Cei ted by the people remains to be seen. Poli ucal leaders no matter hew Ingen Lous or powerful they May be. Often fail to control he trend of political .li.-Cus-Sion. This Ivas notable in the Campaign of isfi6. The leaders had decided that the people should give their entire attention to tie Tariff and for a time this line Foh owed. Soon however the entire in Terett shit red to tie Money Niue tiai and one of tiie most noteworthy it campaigns i in the history of the country resulted i $ a a though contrary to the judgment of i most of the conservative members of the House politics demands that there be a i big Rivers and harbours Bill session. It is pretty hard for some members to go i Back to their constituents and admit that i they have succeeded in extracting no i Money from the Treasury for the special Benefit of their districts. Feeble protests Are being made nov it but to deny con Gressmen this personal Benet it tor i hts coming Campaign would make Many ugly i and unruly. I last session it was announced that there would be no Public building Bill this year Anu tiie Republican leaders i meant it. The members an preparing i their Bills with avidity just the same. I about next june the members who live i Public building Bills Jiading will be Able i to cast a majority vote and thei. Some i thing will have to be done tor them. By that time the correspondence with their constituents shall have accumulated to the extent that they Are prepared to hold up Che salary of the president of the i noted states if their Bills shall not secure due consideration. E a the year 1900 will break All naval records for the number of new ships of various types added to the service. It it were not for the delays in the construction of the thirty knot destroyers and the torpedo boats of less Speed practically Tho entire flotilla of forty five vessels of the kind would be a part of the Navy during the coming year. Five of the most powerful battleship yet undertaken will be ready for commis to ion during the year and if the Crews can possibly be obtained All will see Active service by autumn. In this class Are the Kearsarge a id Kentucky. Both have shown that in Speed and efficiency they outclass the men of War of the Oregon and Iowa class. No vessels in any Navy approximate these two ships in i cattery Power while the arrangement of the heavier guns in the superimposed tin rets fore and aft is unique. Though this is regarded As an Experiment such ordnance officers As Admiral Sampson under whose direction they were designed and Admiral o Nell have Given their unqualified approval to the idea. The batteries however must still stand the test of actual practice. ,., the Alabama nov budding is expected to be ready for acceptance Early in Feo Rumary. Later in the year the Lili nols and Wisconsin will become a part of the fighting strength of the Navy the Vormor being it Hie for commission in october and the latter May 1. The British Albany will sail for America some time next january. The a Are All of the important vessels Wirich Are expected to go into commission within a chairmen of new committee sir. Fairbanks displaced by or. For Aker on Porto Rico or. Beveridge s desires. Washington dec. 13.�?yesterday it looked As though senator Fairbanks would be Given the chairmanship of one of the new Island committees in the Senate. The first schedule was Piatt of Connecticut for Cuba Fairbanks for Porto Rico and Hawaii and Foraker for the Philippines. This was frustrated by the insistence of senator Lodge. Now it is the plan to give Lodge the Philippines committee and Foraker Porto Rico and Hawaii. Foraker has been clamorous for Cuba. He taken an Active interest in the affairs of the insurgents and their supporters for two years. This disqualified him. Unprejudiced men were wanted. To place him it was necessary to leave out senator Fairbanks. He will remain As chairman of the committee on immigration with an improvement in his other committee assignments. Senators Aid Rich and Mcmillan will go on the cuban committee. Senator Beveridge made application for places on the committee f n Philippines and on foreign relations. He will get the former place but the latter is not certain. It depends largely on senator Davis chairman of the committee on foreign relations. If he says he wants Bev Eredge on his committee he will get him otherwise Beveridge will live some other place. The Indiana senator reinforced his request by Strong influence outside of the of the Lucky men in the House is g. O. So Quot. Cromer from the eighth. He will be Given a place on the Post office committee. Inasmuch As there were about forty applications for this place it is apparent that some one has been doing food work in his behalf. It is a singular act that the Post office is the Only Federal department represented in his District. There Are no customs officers internal Revenue officers or other Federal and Yaquis Battle. Austin tex., dec. 13.�?december 2 4,000 mexican troops under Gen. Torres met the main body of the yaqui indians near Rio Chico Mexico. The indians began the attack. The fighting lasted Twenty four hours when the red men withdrew. The losses were Vejby heavy on both sides. Disinfectant and not whisky. Topeka. Kas., dec. 12.�?James Graham lieutenant colonel of the Twenty second Kansas volunteers in the Spanish War and w. P. Dunnet Dot of st. Mary a drank from a bottle of liquid disinfectant yesterday mistaking it for Whis. Boul a a bar thusly at Manila letters from soldiers with thirtieth by native Carta and animals description of a native Village. Maj. John w. Miller has recently received letters from Indiana men now in the phiip2 ints with the thirtieth United states infantry a regiment that might to called an Indiana regiment As four captains. One Lirosi lieutenant two second lieutenants and Over in of the enlisted men Are from this state. Ozie letter fro n capt. C. E. Reese was written november 2 at Pasay. Quot we a re about five Miles South of a Niia Quot he says Quot and our regi iut it is holding the trenches from the Bay to san Pedro Mocadl about six Mih a. We have two Gatling guns on t a Lino. This place has a population of 13,of but it does nor seem to have More than co. Neari All the huts Are built among the Trees and Are hidden from View. Quot Ovir Lead i garters is in a House formerly occur Neil by a priest. The natural Wood used in the Chis Tructien of the House Maiio Gany and Bamboo. The Selling is of matting and sliding pane s five feet wide form tie sides. of Glass ill the windows Small Square pieces of Shell Are used. Tiie whole House can to thrown open. And. In fact Liat is Wii at we do during Rie a Lay. An old across the Stycn is a in Fujii do it one t of Pany and it is the tidy u to a r-.-?Erv it. This company has Abo in the hardest work As All details Are made irom u. Quot we have Oman Nii Tiou by Ignal from one Mel of the line to like other. Last night received information Itiat the enemy was firing a Santa of Ruz which is about seventeen Miles from Here. There were about l,.>t� of them. Ail women acid Cli Ildren were move Ltd Omni town. We May have a Bruli before Iong. We have orders to Send tie regimental storehouse in the Cit a i Ltd keep Only what we can carry. Itiat. Is Wii at is a it by allowing u Sohier to Lake along a cry think to make himself Quot is very much of the bum. Each company Bias two and carts with Drivers. They arc As slow As and cannot pull a Large Load. They make about ten Miles a Day. And every few Miles they be permitted to lie Down in a mud iii dec. horse came Here in Good shape. Quot our Quot regiment is in the first brigade first div isl it a eighth army corp.-. And Gen. Hall is our brigade commander Quot the people Are very Friendly and they Are by no Means fools. The children Are very Sharp. Several arc hanging around the band Headquarters Alt the time and they understand nearly everything said in English. The people Here Are almost All women and children. I suppose the men Are in the army. A native band is Here. The children All whistle or hum the different tunes played by our band and they know All our Bugle Calls. The native ponies of which we have eight Are about the size of the Shetland. They Are Strong and can carry a Man and pull a cart with half a dozen people in visit to Honolulu. Capt. E. R. Smith of the same regiment described the Stop in Honolulu Quot during ail this time to took in the sights of the City and surrounding country and i it st say Fiat i was favourably impressed. Tii Erc were Ever Bikoniing Flowers verdant of Rice and sugar Cane and Groves of t it it Conuis and bananas. The Orli cers of our regiment were entertain in i by the Olti cers of the hawaiian Nascia guard. They have their in tiie idd Palace of the Queen and the furniture remains As it was when tie of Iceni oct tied it. Una morning we called on i resident Dole who received us with High Honor and later sent the native band to our ship where it played All the afternoon for us on the Day before we a Eft. Quot we took several into the country near Honolulu and visited All places of interest. One of the principal sights was Nuuanu pall. This is where Kamehameha i Over a Century ago drove hundreds of the beaten defenders of Oahu Over a precipice several Hundred feet High. The Entrance to the pass is six Miles from the City and it has an Elevation of 1,207 feet above the sea. It is Between two peaks one of which is 3.105 feet High and the other 2,7s0 feet High. From the Summit of tie pass one can see for Down a Beautiful Little Valle which is dotted with the Cabins of settlers and covered with Fields of Rice and sugarcane. Beyond is the Pacific. Quot another interesting place was the Devil s punch bowl this is the Crater of an extinct Volcano and is perhaps a half or three quarters of a mile wide some fifty to seventy five feet deep. The ground for some distance around is covered with Large stones Avrich were thrown up when the Volcano was of Archibald Gunter. New York press. Mining Engineer civil Engineer Stock broker traveler author play writer publisher and what else Archibald Cla Vul ering Gunter has been All these yet we \ knew him not until he forced upon us Quot or. Barnes of new York Quot in 1887. I say Quot forced Quot Beca Tise As the Story goes being unable to filid a publisher who could see anything in the Story he got mad and published it himself As every author should do. The Book made Gunter famous the world Over. In less than a year 100,000 copies were sold and since that time Quot or Barnes Quot has been translated in a dozen languages and published by half a dozen English publishing houses. The first edition of his next Book Quot or. Potter of Texas Quot was 60,000 copies at that time the record in the american Book Trade. Gunter is still writing and publishing but has delivered nothing startling since he is an englishman fifty two years Russell her own architect. New York times. Miss Annie Russell is building a summer Home in Maine and making the plans for it herself. The lower floor is to by All in one room with a raised one might Call it a Daisy platform at one end but it has not really that effect. The stairs leading to the next floor Are at the end of the room. They begin with a few Steps at one Side then there is this Landing crossing the entire end of the room with a big Bay window Back of it and at the farther Side the full flight of stairs goes up. Cause the m f is of Trab gift pile cure have inked k very interesting treat by to kill cause Mil cure. It will be so no term to / any person a dares san the cure

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