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THI; PLATTSBURGH [FRIDAY MORNING, MAR. 29, 1901. Tittle by lit Deepens the Measure is AND THE YEARS GO BY. •youth at the vnnrs of its joys. and doubt and dismay! Work multiplies, and pli ! So much to do, and we i Duties still flocking now And the year Once—ah, we sigh, but v What is life for but to v Only one thought—to ris And the year Age is oncoming, and what have -we do Oh, we had dreamed of such victories * Whose is the fault, and what is undone And the years go by. knock at the gat% till we drop? i the top— •WKat do we hold but a mdful of dustT •st ardent tfust. ie real metal for rust, —New York Observer, HHf OEViL'S 01\ i A Story of a Station j Agent. CHARLES DONALD MACKAY. v tliem up his legs and e ips, lie rea ward ms cum, snot OUT ie to a sitting position. ,hort jumps and iced Ills •all. bi ith great diffi- culty, worked himself to his feet. The tendulum swung close to his ear, hut iow could-he reach the hand? Was ie to fail now? eyes quickly searched th' A ft\ feet to was the ' Torn Sean was ticket agent and tele- graph operator for the Union Pacific at Wellsville, a settlement of not more' than, a few dozen scattered houses, the most pretentious of which was the \hotel and lunchroom/' About 100 -yards down the track from this popu- lar resort at \train time\ stood a low, one roomed building, the station, Tom's St. Helena. To an energetic, ambitious young man, socially inclined, Wellsville was well nigh intolerable, but Tom had hopes and made the best of it. He had removed his belongings from the \ho- tel\ to Mrs. Jordan's cozy little cottage, where he made himself at home. He found Miss Jordan a charming com- panion and \years ahead of the vil- lage jln every way.\ Nevertheless the nnevjentful days would drag, and the nights—well, after the 8:50 \accommo- datkui\ pulled out until 11:10, when the west bound \express\ dashed past, one might as well have been stationed In the middle of the Great Sahara. At least so Tom said many times. One raw, gusty December night just before the holidays Tom with much pleasure piled the three cases billed through to Omaha on the truck and ran them down the track, ready to be haul- ed aboard the baggage car of the com- ing train. He was not overfond of vork, but this meant the stopping of the express, the latest newspapers and good reading for several days. To sig- nal the express was an event. Taking a last look at the lights, he entered the station and slammed the door after him as if to Taar out the loneliness of the dripping outside world. The last light in the hotel had gone out long before the wind howled to the wires, the red light blinked and flickered— \Well of all the God forsaken\— The door opened suddenly, and tw< men stepped into the room, followed .-by a third. \Hands up—quick!\ the foremost •cried. In less than two minutes Tom was bound, gagged and lying helpless be- hind the partition in the baggage end of the room.. \He's safe. Where's Jim?\ asked the man who had speoken before. \Down to the sidin,\ came the an- swer. \Set the white light.\ The door closed quickly after them. Out of Tom's bewilderment and con- fusion came the question, W,hat did it mean? Robbery? There was nothing worth the risk at the station, and the men bad gone. \Set the white light\ That mean 1 the express would not stop. \Down to the siding.\ The blind sid- ing, an eighth of a mile beyond the station by the sand hill! It ended ir the gravel bank. The terrible troth flashed across hii mind. He turned cold. Great bead: of moisture stood out upon his fore- head. Twenty-six, with its living freight, was to be switched on to thi elding at full speed. As the horror of it rushed upon bin Tom strained at the cords that bound him hand and foot with a strength he never dreamed he possessed. It was useless. The work bad been done we! He looked quickly at the clock—10:41. In 29 minutes more the train would be •due. As. he turned the knots of the gag pressed into the back of his head. Bearing heavily upon them, unmindful of the pain, he moved his head, forci his chin downward. They gave. They moved. Again he tried and again, un til at last the handkerchief slipped tc his neck. \Help help! Townsend! Bill! Help tie cried. But his voice was lost in thi mocking bowl of the wind, and he real Ized that the effort was strength ed and time lost. Again he looked at the clock—only 2( minutes remained. How fast ends flew! Twenty-five— The sharp click, click, click, from tin other side of the partition caught hii car—a telegraphic message. \Twent efx 20 minutes late.\ \Thank God, a delay!\ Forty-four minutes now—a gain • 20. The train, due at 11:10, would nc arrive until 11:30. Townsend relievt him at 12. \Too late! Too late!\ rus ed through his mind as he glared the clock. Then the light of hope fa; ly blazed in his eyes. The summer before, when he ha long, weary night watch' overslept because his alarm had failed him, so to insure his \cull\ he had a wire from the station clock to a be: in his room at the hotel. By an ingei ious connection when the hands mar! ed 11:45 the ringing of the bell brougli him violently out of the land dreams. When Tom was promoted the shorter watch and went to live Mrs. Jordan's, Bill Townsend, who sue (.•ceded him, fell heir to his room am \the devil's own,\ as Tom called th tell. The clock was an imitation of th old fashioned, big faced, caseless tlm pieces, with weights and chains and long, heavy pendulum. \Twenty minutes late,\ he mutterec The hour hand was less than tw inches from the connection, but ho Kk>w]y it crept! If ho could only mo rily barred, the torn shade partly down. His glance rested on the that weighted the latter, just what he needed. New hope gave him ,gth. Inch by inch he edged himself along the wall to the shade, caught the stick between his teeth and uk quickly to the floor. He had suc- eded. The stick was torn loose from . flimsy fastenings. Back again, up and along the wall he worked until he itood nearly under the clock. He turn- ed sidewise, raised his head until the stick pointed at the hand, made a ter- rific effort to reach it failed, lost his balance and fell heavily to the floor. bodily pain was nothing to him, but he groaned in anguish at-the loss time. He looked up. The clock had stopped! The hands marked 11. He could reach the pendulum. It must be start- ed. There was still a chance of more :lelay. Again the struggle to regain his feet, harder now because of his growing weakness. Nearer and nearer he crept to the motionless rod. of his head would start it. \My God:\ he suddenly cried. \Why didn't 1 think of it before? Is the ll time?\ And seizing the hea disk at the end of the pendulum his teeth he raised his head and do- •d it. The rod, freed of its heavy weight, ung rapidly back and forward, im- ling the hands onward at a greatly creased rate of speed. His ey< lowiug the minute hand. He could h hd Washington's Religion. Natural religion, enlivened by his belief in a personal God, Ms profound recognition and worship of Jesus Christ as 'his Saviour, a conscientious corres- pondence with one lights he received, made his youth a model for his com- panions, an example for the youth of ir Republic. He conformed to the Protestant Epis- :opal ritual, fox from Ms youth hi i.tih his mother as a boy to partake of the Episcopal 'communion. During his whole Hfe he was exact In attending some form of worship or public ser- vice, and in the midst of 'his military campaigns he was known to 'be in the habit of rtid*ing ten or twelve miles to chuirch. Haibite of prayer were mark- ed .througihout 'his whole career, both in time of war and in tois retirement at Mount Vernon. In 1764, at Fort Ne- cessity, during tihe French and Indian war, Aaron Bancroft says be rode regu- larly on Sundays a great distance to church; and one of Washington's aides related that 'the Commander read the prayers and passages fro-m the Scrip- ture himself on Sundays in the ' sence of the chaplain. It was of this early period of his mil- itary career that Washington Irving writes, the following passage: \William Fairfax, Washington's paternal adviser, had recently counselled him by letteT to have public prayers in his camp, ;ee it move, and the hour hand? Yes, t was creeping along. Tom's strength is going fast. He sank to his knees ad rolled over on the floor, but his were fixed on that hand. Hoi mg would it take to reach 11:45? loser and closer it crept. Now it iuch«td the iron connection and moved vly past it. The alarm had been )unded, but there were 15 minutes lore before Bill would arrive. He :rained his ears to catch the slightest >und. The noise of the storm was all t he could hear. Click, click, click came from the in xument—a message from Maysville. renty-six had just passed. Maysville as 12 minutes up the road—it must ow be 11:18. Tom tried to calculate tie time since the hands started on tieir wild race, but his mind was a haos of mad thoughts. What if Bil lid not arrive in season? He rolled iver on his face and waited for the vorst. The door burst open. 'Hello, where are you?\ It was Bill's .ice. \Stop 26—hold up at Dyke's siding— ;et men\— Jtut Bill was gone. The red light flashed up the track, and 26, with a noisy grinding of wheels and many jolts, came to a stop. A x>sse was hastily formed, but when :he siding was reached nothing was 'ound but the open switch that meant leath and destruction. . The passengers and crew tried to lake Tom believe that he was a hero, ut he only pointed to the clock and id: \it was the 'devil's own.' \—Waver- ^y Magazine. t. hand! His • frt otJhe: of that ohui iith his grandmother He attended the pub- and ad afterwards md felt the charm of Ms ethical and moral maxims and conduct, statesmen, •moralists, jurists and philosophers, :have united 'in paying the highest tri- bute to Washington as a good man and a conscientious Christian; one who availed himself earnestly and consci- entiously of .the lights he enjoyed and of the education toe had received; wfaile he, 'by his own self-culture, self-in- struction and self-discipline, developed exemplary practice of a high and admirable religious life. Such wag the spontaneous testimony of all his most A SPLENDID TRIBUTE. Exercises Held in Albany in Memory of the Late Father Walworth- Address by Bp. Doane. especially iLies tihen there this ndian ; accordingly done at the encampment in the Great Meadows, and it certainly was not one of the least striking pictures present- ed in this wild campaign—the youthfu\ commander, presiding with calin seri- ousness over a motley assemblage of half equipped soldiers, leathern-clad hunters and woodsmen, and painted savages with tiheir wives and children xmtempoi of every faith, cat Catholics. A few Albany, March : gustius Walworth, i—Rev. Clarence Au- rector emeritus includii „ only of the citations from distinguish- ed sources need be cited from count- less authorities at hana. Chief Justice Marshall, an intimate friend of Washington, wrote of him: \Without making ostentatious profes- sions of religion, he was a sincere be- liever in the Christian faith, and a truly devout man.\ The Rev. J. Freland, in December, 1799, said: \The virtues -of our depart- ed friend were crowned with piety. To Christian institutions he gave the coun- tenance of 'his example, and no one could express more fully his sense of the Providence of God, and dependence of man.\ Lord Ek-skine, the English jurist, in 1795, wrote to Washington himself: \I have a large acquaintance among the most valuable and exalted classes of men, .but you are the only toman being for whom I ever felt an awful reverence. 1 sincerely pray Goc\ to grant a long and serene evening tc a life so gloriously devoted to tihe uni- versal happiness of the world.\ The Marquis -de Chastellux, a dis- tinguished French officer, who served in our Revolution with Washington, and afterwards corresponded with him, said of .his illmstrioais chief: \Sailors magistrates, and people, all love and admire turn; all speak of Mm in terms of tenderness and veneration.\ General Henry Lee, one of his own officers, a patriot, and an illustrioui St. Mary's church for 34 years. Born at Pl&ttiStHirgh, Majy 30, 1&20; died at Albany, September 19, 1900. Memorial services to honor the memory of the. late Rev. Clarence A. Walworth were held last evening at Odd Fellows' 'hall. The exercises were a splendid tribute to the Character of a man whom every citizen of Albany, re- gardless of race or creed felt a pleas- ure in honoring. Those w&o belonged •to th© faith -he professed were there in g y j g be a violation of the spirit, if not the eooaiy numbers, but they showed no I to approve such a . measure on the more eagerness to pay him honor than ground that in my judgment it would did the citizens of other creeds. The ^ \ —— ~< «- ™* \ — •*» Lead of the Episcopal ehurcfc of Al- bany esteemed it a privilege to stand on the same platform with the head of tlhe 'Catholic church of Albany and and uniting them all in solemn devo- Virginian like 'himself, used these re- - • arkablee wordss onn Decemberr 26th, tion by 'Ms own example and demean- r.\ In *he midst of defeat and disaster, at the fall of General Bradidock, Wash- ington buried Ms dead commander at night, and by tae light of a torch he read the funeral services over 'his re- mains. At Valley Forge and at ether critical points in the Revolutionary War, Washington was known to retire frequently to his tent for prelate de- votions, and members of his military staff on entering >his marquee, were known .to have found Washington on Ms knees, 'beseeching the God of bat- tles to bestow victory on the patriot arms, On one occasion, if not more, Washington was seen in the field of battle, availing 'himself of a moment's respite from' tihe immediate direction of troops, on his knees behind a tree, engaged in prayer. Jared Sparks unites with Washington Irving in the testimony as t o Washington's custom of having public prayers in camp dur- ing his military campaigns. His ef- forts for the 'improvement of .the mor- als of his officers and soldiers were zealous and untiring. \Avoid gaming,\ ..as one of Ms constant maxims to his >mpanions and followers In arms. Of iis own efforts to suppress vice in his jmies, Washington has himself said : 'I have, i bbth ;by threats and per- suasive means, endeavored to discoun- ;enance gaming, drinking, s-wearing, md irregularities of every other kind.' he addressed to his army these wds: \.At this time of public distress, aen may (find enougth to do, in the ser- iice of their tG-cd and their Country, without abandoning themselves to vice and immorality.\ The religious character of Washing- ton is strikingly illustrated not only in the devout actions and practices of tiis whole life, but also in a most re- iarkaible manner in his writings, con- Hats In Ibe House of Commons. Speaker Denison if he saw a mem- ber wear any unwonted headgear other ; n the regulation tall hat would send' him and point out the irregularity, these days a billycock hat has fre- uently b«en seen in one particular uarter of the house, and the innova- is tolerated. What Speaker Deni- vould have said or thought if be tad seen it few straw hats in the es- ely hot weather of last session riter cannot venture even to con- lecture. A reference to hats recalls the curi- »us custom which prevails, that when member wishes .to interpose with a ooint of order after the question has een put from the chair he must speak ered.\ On one occasion Mr. Glad- stone wished to speak in this way, and, he never \brought a hat into the house, he was obliged hastily to bor- row a hat. It happened that the hat .hich he borrowed belonged to his :hen solicitor general, Sir F. Herschell [afterward the lord chancellor), and it proved to be far too small for Mr. ladstone's head. He was unable for gome time to address the house owing to the shouts of laughter which his ap- pearance called forth.—Good Words. Among the constantly ices and speeches show- mighty God.\ ecurring sente ing that he walked always in the pres- ence of God, were the following suh- ime words: \I feel myself oppressed, ilmost overwhelmed with a sense of 'Divine Munificence.\ How sublime as his religious sense, when he said, Let one with caution indulge the sup- position that morality can be maintain- in h ed without, religio ' Hot Visible to the Naked Bye, 'What,\ asked the proud young mamma, \do you think of the baby'i features?\ Her big, ccarse brother looked down at the precious little innocent for a mo- ment and tbfn risked: \Where are they ?\—Chicago Times- EVER HAVEIIT ? If You Have, The Statement of Thdi Plattsbargh Man Will Inter- est You. Ever have a \low down\ pain 1; the back? In the \small\ right over the hips' That's the home of baekadhe. It's caused iby sick kidneys. That's why Doan's Kidney Pills cure it. Platts'burgh people endorse this— *ead a case of jst: Mr. iFrank Thompson, marble cuttei •esidlng on Cornelia street, says:—' had a dull-grinding paan over my kid- neys accompanied by a lameness which incapacitated me for lifting. Procurini Doan's Kildney Pills from -Larkin'i drug store, I found them most effective in removing 'both pain and lameness. It is over a year ago since I used them J and I have Qxad no return of the com- plaint.\ Sold by all dealers. Price 50 cents. Foster-MLUburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y., sole for the U. S. AS TO THEJ>QLICE BILL Gov. Odell Says While He and Senator Platt Differ There is No Quarrel Between Them. Albany, March 24—Regarding his dif- ference with Senator Platt touching •tine passage of the metropolitan police bill brought here toy Frank Platt, Gov. Odell last n ght gave out the following type written statement: \I have read with great interest Sen- ator Platt's authorized interview in this morning's papers. His reasons for and my objection to further police legisla- tion are in the main correctly set forth. I, nowever, go still farther, for I believe that a metropolitan police law not only would mot be justified by present exigencies, hut I should decline letter, of .the Constitution. \That men may differ but that such difference ik words of prais fhose broad mind and of the man great heart were'al-ways working for the uplifting of Ms fellow man. Bishop Doane's remarks were as follows: Father Walworth's life was many- sided. It would be unjust and unfair of him either only in its highest and holiest part, wihich was th iiti f it ll hest and h p, inspiration of it all, namely, priest, or in its t l markabl word o Decembe 26th 1799, shortly after Washington's death, :n regard 'to his peerless commander- in-chief: \Vice shuddered at his pres- ence, and virtue always felt his foster- ing hand.\ Jared Sparks calls him \a Christian In faith and practice.\ The Rev. Stanhope Smith, D. D., .'resident of the College of New Jer- sey, and a contemporary of Washing- ton, thus •describes his death: \Our (hero was the .same at that moment, as in all the past, firm, confiding in the mercy and resigned to the will of Heaven.\ IMr. ©dhxoeder, who collected and published th-e maxims of Washington, political, administrative, military, mor- al and • religious, speaks of Washing- ton's life ais having 'been marked by Christian charity and kindness to the widow and the orphan. Washington, from the ^beginning of the serious at- tack of his last .illness, -which only last- ed a few days, felt that he should die; he united wit/h that illustrious lady, his wife, Martha Washington, in many acts of devotion in preparation for death; and at the supreme moment he closed his own eyes and disposed his body with dignity in dearth. Mr. Schroeder mentions Washing- ton's last prayer, at the moment of giving up his great srml: \Father of Mercies, take me to Thyself.\ O3VTBGA. tions, correspondence, speeches md official documents. Whenever he jure thi illuded to God it was in terms of edi-\ sharp tha 1 r in.g reverence and piety. He seemed TOm his writings and maxims, no less >han by his conduct, to walk always in :he conscious presence of the Deity, n alluding to God he was constantly the hahit of using such terms as 'Omnipotent Being,\ \Great Ruler of ~?ents,\ \Divine Government,\ \Al- Random Paragraphs F OR several weeks the clock in the opera house -tower has refused to strike the hour. An examination re- vealed the fact that flhe weight which controls the striking mechanism had become frozen in the box in which it runs. The moisture apparently comes from the lower end. There is no way of remedying the difficulty as salt or spieuous place, as a public-spirited itizen. He was a man of marked per- sonality and most attractive character. I given himself the cultivation of J travel by a voyage round the world in 1S74; his literary taste wais refined and rich; he had the great love for study which made books the companions of this.solitude; Horace, his favorite I^atin author, gav-e to his very tongue's end the sharp and keen sayings which en- livened and enriefhed his conversation; and he was, as I wish more men were, a constant reader and a devoted lover of Sir Walter Scott. Good tests and touchstones both these are it seems to me, of a true love of literature, and both ministering, (Sir Walter Scott especially, to enrichment of tie mind. He was much given, especially in his later life, to the silence and seclusion of his jstudy. -He lived by rule, in the most regular and methodical way. So far as I know, his fellow citizens saw all too little of his social side, but see him as one would, and where one could, heihas left'behind him, not only in my mind, but in the memory of Albany, tlhe picture of a man, th« four squares of whose completed character I should set down as these: 'Courage as a man; courtesy as a gentleman; con- sistency as a Christian, and con- stancy as a prfest. ' \It is not enough my friends, that we should honor tiis character; it ite not enough that we keep fresin bis name as one 6t those not born to die; it is not enough ito thank <Jofd for what he did for the highest and best interests of the city and the slate; a cenotaph is an empty tomb, and a commemoration tfhat forgets to preserve by perpfebuat- ing it the Influence of a life, is t empty honor. If we would' render Clarence Walworth the dxte meed reverent recognition it roust ... __. . by the imitation of ibis private virtues, the emulation of ihis public spirit, tod the maintenance of the principles for which he'spent ihis life as a citizen.\ self-evident, should mean the sundering of friendships which ared a long period of years ' a. There is no quarrel be- tween Senator Platt and mys&lf, nor can there ibe, because 1 while we differ at times on questions, we each have .bsolute faith in tJhe integrity of pur- pose of :the other, and are broad enough in our views to recognize the right, and (She duty as well, of each to act according to the commands of bis judgment.\ New York, March 24—-Lieut. Gov. Woodruff spoke in a significant manne: at the dinner of tlhe Invincible Club afternoon the Lieutenant Governor had seen United States 'Senator Platt. The Lieutenant Governor said: \We shall prevent any serious divi- >n in the party over legislation if we Unity among Republicans means ctory for us in New York city and Kings County next fall, and we list all work together to prevent a r ision of forces. We shall advise a f no legislation, whether on the po- quesMori or any other question, to 3h our Republican Governor has leclared ihis opposition in advance, foould he attempted by tihe organiza- ion, for that Would- 'be in the nature of lecTarlng we would pass the bill, if (OssibJe, over our Govenior's veto, de- Jite Ms own judgment—if we had otes enough.\ Yes, the same GOLD DUST Washing Powder (hat brightens yovr silver and cot g!e*ss will dean the Kitchen Crockery. Gold Dust is a. dirt destroyer nothing more. It never harms the article it comes in context with. It simply n\a.kes it clean. For greatest economy buy the large package. The N. K. Fairbank Company, Chicago, St. Louis, Now York, Bo»to water if thrown into the box, might in- ils. As soon as there i the weigtbt will be r< The Howe Scale co has recently received and .the clock will again strike thi iour.—Ogdensburg Journal. pany of Rutland number of large scales to be sent to Russia. These scales are. of course, equipped with the Russian system of weights and measures. The Russian trade has increased very rapidly of late and the orders include scales all sizes.—Bur- Agai he said, G d hi t , g g , 'When you speak of -God, or his at- ;ributes, let it he seriously, in rever- nce.\ And again, \The ways of Prov- idence are inscrutable and mortals must submit.\ Those scientists of our day, who re- er all things to physical and natural causes or chance, should read the fol- lowing tribute of one of the greatest jf men and clearest of intellects to the Creator: \It is impossible to account for the creation of tihe univei with- out the agency of a Supreme Being. The great and glorious Being is th« beneficent author of all good that was, that !is, or that will 'be. \It is im- possible to govern the Universe with- out the aid of a Supreme Being; it is impossible to reason without arriving t a Supreme Being.\ Mr. Schroeder, in his \Maxims of Washington,\ has preserved for pos- terity the following among the noble Christian lessons from the Father of our Country: \There is no truth more thoroughly established than that there ' ts, in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness, between duty and advantage, between the genuine maxims of OUT honest and magnani-' mous policy and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.\ \The consideration that human happiness and moral duty are inseparably con- nected, will always continue to prompt me to promote the progress of the for- mer by inculcating the practice of the latter.\ \Labor to keep alive in your breast tihat little spark of Celestial fire, called conscience.\ \A good moral in order to prevent confusion .transacting 'business, and tthat the sta- tion name and post office may be the same, Hogansfourgh station, St. Law- rence county, New York, has be« changed to Nyando. United States cu toms office has been established at Ny- ando. Hogansburgh village is located three and one-half miles east of Ny- ando station and is reached by stage.— St. Lawrence Republican. iMr. and Mrs. Chauiicey L. Baxter of Castleton, observed recently in a quiet way, the seventv-tihird anniversary of their marriage, which took place in Cornwall, where they resided until for- ty years ago, when they removed to Castleton, Mr. Baxter is ninety-three years of age and his wife is eighty- nine. Both are in fairly good health. They were bori L Addison county within three miles of each other. Only one person who witnessed the wedding is now living, a sister of Mrs. Baxter who was one of the seven children. Mr. Baxter was the oldest of nine children and the only one living. They have bad five children, two of whom are now living, and one a daughter, takes care of them.—Burlington News. FIRE AT RIOHWLLE. Watertown, March 26—A disastrous Hre at Richville, St. Lawrence county, Sunday, destroyed the Carpenter House, Sherman Bosworth's barber shop, Beaman's -drug stare and several other buildings. Loss, $20,000. Remember the take no otther. name—Doan's—and KETTLE POISONED THE SOUP. Painesv-ille, Ohio, March 26—The family of Joe Byington, a &eauga coun- ty farmer, were victims oi a wholesale poisoning. All fomr members of the family were affected and tihe condition of two was for a time critical. Soup made in a newly purchased porcelain kettle was the poisoning agent. It was character is the first essential in a man. It is, therefore, highly impor- tant to endeavor not only to be learn- ed but virtuous.\ The ascetic aspirations of saintli- ness could not give utterance to more spiritual maxims than the following ones: \Speak not evil of the absent, it is -unjust.\ \To persevere in one's duty and be silent, is the best answer to calumny.\ \Under such discourage- ments the good citizen will look be- yond the applause an<i reproaches of nan, and, persevering in his duty, stand firm in conscdous rectitude, and in the hope of approving Heaven.\ These numerous maxims are taken from Washington's various writings. While posterity seems to have been dazzled <by the-, splendor of Washing- ton's military and civic career, it must be acknowledged that they have great- ly overlooked Ms private virtues and Christian character. T-he fame of the d the statesms 'have shut out from view the ex- •aord'inary purity of life and the 1 \ • Christian. While histor- welt upon his public career, I feel a special pleasure in reproducing, for the good of our own age, the testi- found that their illness was caused by mony of his illustrious contemporaries lead poisoning, the lead contained in as to his high \moral sentiments a~ J the preparation used in enameling the his religious convictions and obse; kettle • jamces. Men who lived when he lived MRS. NATION THROWN OUT. Makes Unsuccessful Attempt to Smash Canteen in National Soldiers' Home. Leavenworth, Kan., March 25—-Mrs. Carrie Nation, the saloon smasher, spent yesterday in this city, causing uch excitement. She was brought here 'by the Democrats, who hoped tc make political oajjital out of her visit by starting a prohiMtion war. Mrs. Nation's first move was to visit the National Soldiers' Home, where she attemptea to >aescroy the cantei She made a fiery speech to the veterans, and was proceeding to demolish canteen when Gov. Rowland had her forcibly ejected from the grounds. She jbje&ted vigorously to being put out. •She returned to the city, and \beinj unable to seeiwe a hall in which t( make an adda-ess, opened her head- quarters at tihfc National Hotel, which has been run on the wide-open plan for twenty years by J. Mellane, one the best-known hotel keepers in thi West. Mrs. Nation so Tvortfeed. upoi his feelings, it was reported, that hi promised her he would quit tfle saloor business and close his bar. The faci was, however, that the 'bar was only closed a little while during the day, and it is understood that the receipts from tihe bar were over 11000.from the great crowd which thronged the hotel 11 day. During the afternoon Mrs. Nation addressed a large orowd in the streel dilating upon her mission from thi Lord and declaring that the saloon! here must go. Mrs. Nation acknowl- edged Chat she came to Leavenworth to smaslh the saloons in the building of Col. D. R. Anthony, editor of th< Times, the Republican paper. She die not, however, carry her threat im execution. Col . Anthony denounce! her visit as being, instigated by th< Democrats and to-night said of her: \Her presence here was secured b; the leaders of the Democratic gang who attempted to raise the prohibitioi issue for the purpose of defeating thj Republican ticket. It is a miserabli failure. She is a crazy, clever lunatic. It is generous of the Hawaiians to r ote a pension of $12,000 to ex-Queen Liliuokalani. A thironeless monarch is an expensive luxury. AN HONEST MEDICINE FOR LA GRIPPE. George W. Waitt, of South Gardi- ners, Me., says: \I have had the worst cough cold, chill and grip and have taken lots of trash of no ac- count but profit to the vendor. Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is the only thing thalt has done any good whatever. I have used one bottle of it and the chills, cold and grip have all left me. I congratulate the man- of by honest medici Mrs. Gilbert and White; W. B. Clough, West Chazy. Mayor Sana Jones, of Toledo, wants another term. The Golden Rule is all well enough in its way, but the Jones ule suits him better. Mrs .C. E. VanDeusen of Kilbourn, Wis., was afflicted with stomach trouble and constipation for a long time. She says, \I have tired many preparations but none have done me tihe good that Chamberlain's .Stomach and Liver Tablets have.\ These Tablets are for sale at Mrs. Gilbert's md E. Whilte's drug stores; and W. E. dough's, West cents. Samples fr Chazy. Price, 25 When a young man has a hole in hi glove, all the girls in town are very solicitous, which makes their fathers, ho ha' clothes, i unmeuded rvel. holes in their AN EMPHATIC PROTEST. Constituents Support Senator Prime Fight Against Anti-Hounding Bill. Albany, March 2£—*Senator Prime 1 constituents are heartily opposed Senator Maiby's ;bill to extend the tinw for the law against hounding deer which passed the Senate yesterday. They maantadn <tlhat hounding mak deer wild and really tends to increasi rather than decrease their numbers raid taluk that the anti-houndiing la is for the benefit of members of sports- men's ehibs who came into the wood to shoot under the direction of 6 perienced guides. Petitions in opposition to tlhe Mall bill are pouring in upon .Senator Prim© in a way tihat indicates that the enti population of his Adirondack constit' ency wants a chance to go out wil dog and a gurr at least once a year. When the bill was up yesterday Se: ator Prime offered an 'amendment e $m.pting from the provisions of tl law the counties oif Essex, Clinton ant r arren. This amendment lacked b vote or two of being carried. The fight on (the bill will now transferred to the Assembly, whe Senator Prime thinks 'it can be T5eaten. He has turned over the petitions opposition to the bill to AssemDiymai Graef and they will be l committee. Humors otf all kinds are prolific worse troubles. They may >be entin ly expelled by a thorough course Hood's Sarsaparilla. THE IDA FOSBDRGH CASE. Son of Her Employer Arrested on a Charge of Murder. Rutland, Vt,, aiarc-h 25—iNelson in.es, son of Minor Jones, by Whom a Fosburgh was employed, was <ested Saturday nlgtot on the charge of haying murdered her. This was not unexpected, bvEt as the Jones family is one of the most influential in the state, there was considerable speculation as to what tihe police would do. 'Neither Nelson Jones nor hiis parents seemed surprised when the afheriff an- nounced Iris errand, and the young man maide no objection to going with the officer. Jones says he is innocent It not MifceJy'that he will have a hear- ing until ths dhemosts have finished their a-fial'ysls.- •vVhien asked how long he had been working on 'the Shoreham end of the case, Sheriff Chapnian said: \I (had warrant for Jones's^•airest when I left Middlebttry for Shorenam last Thurs- day. Most of the tline since then I hav< spent in the vicinity :of Shorefbam. am In towns across Uhe lake running down ahies and collecting evidence. \On Satunlay the evidence becam< so strong, that I decided to postpone the arrest no longer. I had no fear that Jones Would escape.\ 'Sheriff; Chapman said that he found yinquiiry in Crown Point,\ N. Y., that Idace Vondette was not the man who was \seen there the day of Ida Fos- burgh's death bewailing the fact thi She had committed-, suicide.- The ma ho was misttaiken for Vondette is 'armer living in Shoreham, who was 'riendof Miss Fosburgh, but who i; :der suspicion of having been \ jUcated'to her death. •Nelson Jones, who is under arresi is 25 years old. It was he, the sherii says, who brought the envelope Which contained the poison from the Shore- ham postoffice and delivered it to Hli Fosburgh in her Toom. Fifteen min- utes afterward the girl was dead, and every one thought at first that she had conimitted suicide. Nelson Jones told his father and mother that Ida Fosburgh had request- ed him to go to the postoff ice for the letter, and (had declared that she would go herself if he did -not. The theory of the officers is now said to be that Jones mailed the poison package himself. The Jones family is the wealthiest and one of the most respected in Shore- ham, -and- the father and mother have the sympathy of all- their neighbors and acquaintances. Minor Jones will stand--by'-his son. and wiH get the best lawyers in -the state to defend him. THE PEOPLE'S MTIBIMLIW JOM& The Prevailing 18 HARDWOOD FINIS* for interiors, and it is universally conceded that tar a private residence nothing can be- found -to equal it in being at the aam* timo artistic, be&uiifui and Our stock of Jiardiwoods of desirable kinds is exceptional^^ and fine, great care Is taken to it tn good shape, and 70a will find 1$ well seasoned and tree flrom * i --— and other defect*. BAKER BROTHERS LUMBER CO. 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I \HE THAT WORKS EASILY, WORKS SUCCESSFULLY.\ CLEAN HOUSE WITH SAPOLIO DE WET May Retire from Active Work in the Field-British Defeat Boers. London, Mareb. 26—According to the Times's Johannesburg correspondent, Gen. De Wet fcas (been appointed HttoM Commandant of the Boers. Philip Botha-was appointed to succeed him as fighting General, but Botha was killed the other day at Dootnberg. There is nothing to indicate whether the new appointment involves Gem. De Wet's withdrawal from active leadership in the field. He is supposed to now be iith Gen. Louis Botha north of the Etelagoa Bay Railway line. Philip Botha was represented as being Gen. De Wet's #lg|hit-;hand man, and a leader of whom fcxreign officers entertained the higihest opinion. A telegram from Bloemfontein says that 'Gen. Thorneycroft has taken 3000 horses, 3000 cattle and 17,000 sheep into Dewefcadorp. London, March 26—Gen. Kitchener, in a dispatch to the War Office, daied Pretoria, March 25, says: \Babington's force, including Shekel- ton's column, attacked Delarey, l,5i\ strong, scxutaifwest of Ventersdorp (southwestern Transvaal), and having defeated ihim followed him up rapidly, with the result chat the Boer rear- guard were driven in and their convoy, including gxsns, was captured at Vaal- bank. \Our troops displayed great gallant- ry. They captured two 15-pounders, one pompom, six Maxims, S20 rounds of 15-poun ! der ammunition, . 15,000 rounds of small-arm ammunition, 160 rifles, 53 wagons, 24 carts and 140 pris- oners. \Our losses were slight. Many Boers were killed or wounded.\ Their promptness aira their pleas- ant effects make ©©Witt's Little Ear- ly Risers most popular little pills wherever they are known. They are simply perfect tor liver and bowel troubles. Mrs. Gilbert; Burton & K&Hey, Keesevllle; H. iB. Gillespie, Ausable Forks. 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