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I 2 GOODWIN'S WEEKLY.
1 C.C. GOODWIN Editor
fl j J.T.GOODWIN Manager
IH , LYNN S. GILLHAM, . . Business Manager
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B high qualifications for the place, and tho record
H I ho made was superb. But had he been paid a
H salary that would have enabled him to bring the
oH' legs of tho nobility under his table two or three
Bj times a week, Ills labors would have boon greatly
K lessened and his triumph greatly increased, for
.. jHj the truth is, money has more influence on the
;H average man, be ho peasant or prince, than any
Bi other one tiling.
R And that thought should never be put aside
Hl when thinking how to provide for our foreign
H j ambassadors.
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' H! The Rabbits and the Unions.
H; I f Labor unionism run mad is just now being
B exemplified in Australia in a way that ought to
,r H excite the admiration of Mr. Gompers.
jH ' In 18G2 an English gentleman imported from
B England into Australia a pair of rabbits. From
H those two tho progeny is numbered by billions.
H It has grown bright, too; it is charged that it
flH : has learned to swim rivers and climb trees. Five
H rabbits eat as much as one sheep, and because
H of them the sheep starve. It is estimated that in
H ten years Australia has lost one thousand mil-
B lions of dollars through their depredations.
H The government has spent immense sums for
jH their destruction and a new industry has sprung
H up, "the rabbiters," men who hunt and kill rab-
Hll bits for the reward.
H Nevertheless the rabbits hold their own and
Hlf the government has offered a reward of $125,000
H ' for their extermination. Lately an experiment
H has been tried that looked to the desired result,
B j but hero the Labor party has interfdred on tho
H i! ground that it would destroy the occupation of
H tho "rabbiters." That is, they demand that a
jH post shall not be done away with, no matter
H what losses may be suffered through it, lost the
'HB great industry of tho "rabbiters" be destroyed.
SB Was ever absurdity carried to such a pitch be-
B i fore?
HC I And this is in a land of Anglo-Saxons, tho old
BB I race that formerly asked for nothing except good
jH health and a field to toil in with an even chance
BBI t0 wln- -n(1 lt is a lan(1 tbat clamors for Iniml-
m grants to till its soil and work its mines. It is
jHB altogether the strangest tale of the year.
BH ' Getting on Clear Ground.
H ' Speaking of business, it is pioking up its
;H raveled ends and readjusting itself to the new
iB conditions. The nation had on too much mo
mentum a year ago; business jumped the track,
BB i so to speak, and there was a bad wreck, and
gM when the signals of the disaster were wired to
W the land there was a general putting on of the
fi ! brakes. The country is recovering, but there Is a
JBB V change. It goes deeper than business. The rich
OH ' J men had had their way until the impression
JhS ; ' came about that, after all, nothing counted but
KB 'l racnoy.
The plebean, If he had money enough, had the
say over the finest patrician, and character, high
lineage, divine accomplishments, or unsullied
name counted for nothing against money, no
matter how coarse and vulgar its presentations.
But that predatory wealth which has been ruling
the land for twenty years has had a setback.
When the wealth was swept away it was found
that nothing was left, and the nation has re
colled before the emptiness which the panic and
And when one corporation after another was
called up and analyzed, and the people realized
how coarse and Vulgar were the underlying im
pulses which controlled so many who were hold
to be impregnable in their positions,, there was a
still more pronounced recoil from theijj. The
country will recover, all right, but many of the
ancient methods will be rejected. About the time
of Lord Hastings and Lord Olive, Englnnd was
corrupt to the core, but she had the strength to
reform herself. So will our own country. Cor
porations arid men will decide pretty soon that
it is better to never run counter to the laws, and
out of the present trouble a more satisfactory
idea of what should govern than has been re
alized for years will govern.
Something to Hope For.
The Smithsonian Institution announces the
organization of the Advisory Committee of the
National Gallery of Arts. This is a reminder
that when the Smithsonian Institute was founded
the act of Congress founding the Institution in
cluded the founding of an art gallery and a part
of the original structure was specially designed
for that purpose. Some progress had been made
in gathering treasures for it when the fire in 18G5
partly destroyed it and caused its remaining
treasures to in part be stored and in part trans
ferred to the Corcoran gallery, which was opened
that year. Many contributions have since been
received, and now there is to be a reorganization
and a bill is before Congress asking for an ap
propriation of $60,000 to build a new exhibition
hall. This is all right and ought to pass, but why
cannot Congress lift its eyes and provide for a
great National University with an art school at
tached? A University in which the whole nation
would havo a direct interest through having its
scholarships a reward for excellence, and in
which each State should compete. And- the stu
dents should from the first be the wards of the
nation, even as are tho cadets at West Point and
Annapolis. Who can estimate what such a
school would rosult in within a few years? In
addition there should be prizes for the best pro
ductions in mechanics, the arts, the sciences, in
all high achievements. And the whole world
should bo included in this last. That would
quickly begin to draw competitors from beyond
the sea; at the same time students would not bo
so anxious to go away and expatriate themselves,
because fine work is more appreciated in the art
centers of the Old World than in native land.
To make a nation great perpetual incentives
must bo offered continually.
A few years ago the Agricultural Department
of our Government was founded and a petty ap
propriation mado for its support. In twenty
years that has made a transformation and ad
vanced agriculture and horticulture into the
realms of science, it has increased the food sup
ply of the country greatly; in places it has dou
bled tho products of the soil; it has saved tens
of millions of dollars in fighting diseases that at
tack plants and animals; its good is beyond esti
mation. And as yet its work has only begun.
There can be vastly greater triumphs in the
realms of art, science and literature. We are
lavishing millions on the education of the mon
grels in the Philippines, and this is good; but
why not set a higher pace for the youth of our
own land, for the boys and girls whoso ancestors
created this land?
The very grandest thing in our country is not
its capital; it is not its battleships; it is not its
great structures or unequaled industries; but it
is the little red public school house. Why not
supplement tho public schools with a university
toward which every boy and girl in the cross
roads school house may look forward to, if he
or she has but the intellect, the will, tho Indus-
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You know how it aspires ambition and urges a man onward and upward
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the hundreds of small depositors whom it encouraged to start saving. Our
broad and liberal policy has proven good for them and good for us.
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