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ANOTHER WAY IN WHICH THE STEEL STRIKE BENEFITS LABOR.
The Steel Trust has ordered its mill at McKeesport removed on account of the strike. Thousands will be deprived of the means of livelihood.- Daily papers.
From the Eagle (Brooklyn).
DO THEY THINK OF THE ONES WHO REALLY SUFFER ?-From the North American (Philadelphia).
THE BIG LOTTERY.-UNCLE SAM HANDS OUT A FEW THOUSAND ACRES.-From the Herald (Boston).
IT'S THE FAILURE OF THE LABOR CROP THAT BOTHERS THE FARMERS OF THE NORTHWEST THIS YEAR.
From the Tribune (Minneapolis).
FIRST CATCH THE BOER. From the Journal (Minneapolis).
A NEW SPECTER ARISES TO DISTURB JOHN BULL. (Recent dispatches report that both the Ameer of Afghan. istan and the Shah of Persia are critically ill. Should either or both die, “ Adam-Zad, the bear that walks like a man," would probably make trouble for Great Britain.)
From the Record-Herald (Chicago).
The observations of American cartoonists on matters abroad seem to us more pointed and humorous this past month than those of the European cartoonists themselves. A few clear-headed Englishmen like Mr. Bryce have been denouncing, as contrary to international law, General Kitchener's proclamation that after the middle of September, Boer leaders who have not surrendered will be banished for life.
UNCLE SAM: “Keep your distance, gentlemen; this is my beat!”– From the North American (Philadelphia).
WINFIELD SCOTT SCHLEY.
A REAR-ADMIRAL OF TIIE UNITED STATES NAVY.
BY PARK BENJAMIN.
They picked it up and carried it to the side, as if to give it to the ocean. Then the commo. dore :
“ No, boys—10—not that—not that—put him there beside the turret—and cover him ! God knows, we owe him Christian burial !”
And so they spread a tarpaulin over the sad sight, and the guns of victory thundered a knell for him.
If the Spanish shot had laid low, not that gallant young seaman, but the veteran commodore who had then served his country for more than forty years, this is the life story of the latter which would have been told.
Winfield Scott Schley, aged seventeen, came to the United States Naval Academy from Mary. land in 1856. As an acting midshipman he com: pleted the four years' course creditably, though not conspicuously ; for he was one of those popular, good-natured youngsters who had taken to the sea because he loved it, whose bent for the blue water was far stronger than for books, and therefore among those who seldom secure the preferment of cadet rank, so that he began and
ended his career in the battalion lugging a mus. Soft you; a word or two before you go. I have done the state some service, and they know't. ket as a high private.
--Othello. It was at this time that the first embassy sent IN N the great sea fight off Santiago. but one by Japan to the civilized world visited this
man on the vessels of the United States was country, and its mission being completed, the killed. He stood bravely out on the Brooklyn's Government, as a compliment, ordered the fine forecastle, measuring instrumentally the distance frigate Niagara to convey its members home. of the nearest Spanish ship. A noment before, The ship was lying in New York harbor, and the commodore, almost beside him, had ex. there Midshipman Schley joined her in June, pressed a belief that the Viscaya was gaining on 1860, just after his graduation from Annapolis.
pursuers, and in response to a repeated ex. She went to Japan by way of the Cape of Good pression of doubt, the instrument was leveled. Hope, and did not get back to the United States
"No, sir,” said Ellis, quietly glancing along until A pril, 1861, and then in the midst of the the sights, or she is not further off than eighteen excitement following the attack on Fort Sumter. hundred yards."
The navy was largely a Southern institution, as Again he adjusted his telescope, looked long no small proportion of its best officers had been and carefully, lowered it from his eye, and began : appointed from the disaffected States. They "No,-1
were resigning daily, and their action was being Then came a mighty whir—a fierce rush of precipitated by the peremptory demand from wind sweeping by and staggering every one Washington that the oath of allegiance to the and the headless body of the sole victim fell to Union should at once be taken by every person the deck.
in the naval service.