Vice-President Morton is the only living man who has been vice-president of the United States. Chicago raises $2,131,897 from liquor licenses and $590,342 from other licenses. New York raises $1.441,029 from liquor licenses and $422,664 from other licenses. Philadelphia raises $610,415 from liquor licenses. Thirteen cities raise over $10,000,000 by license taxation. . 0 The pensioning business in this country is slightly overdone. For instance there is ex-Senator Blair, who was paid $5,000 a year for being a very mediocre senator, exceedingly good pay for such a man as Blair. The New Hampshire legislature grew tired of him and elected another senator. Harrison, at once, appointed Blair Minister to China. Blair was personally distastful to the Chinese diplomats and China, as she had a right to do, declined to receive him. Does Harrison appoint another minister? Not at all, for to do so would deprive Blair of the lucrative salary of $1,000 a month. Henee Blair stays in this country, frequents summer resorts and draws a salary of $1,000 a niorth for doing nothing. Blair has never done anything for his country that he has not been amply paid for. "Why should he be pensioned off now that he is a broken down politician.