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1. IT'S A MINE.
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$200.00 per ton. U has, in addition, a gravel channel of great richness.
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For Purther Particulars
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M. Ivan Dow,
Fiscal Agent, "Mayflower Mine,
Office, Suite 51 & 52 Alexander Young Bldg.
TAFT FIRST HEARD PROPOSAL
FOR TRIPLE ALLIANCE IN PACIFIC
Japan Broached Subject
While Taft Was
(Special from a Staff Correspondent
of the New York World)
HOT Sl'WNClS. Va., Nov. 28. U
""can bo stated upon authority that an
'early us 190a Japan niado overtures
to tho United Stales or an undcr
' standing for the maintenance oC tho
status iiuo In Aula, an understanding
tho original Idea ot wlileh contem
plated a concert of -action liy tho
United States, Japan, and Great Ilrll
nln. At that Urn-) tho defensive nl
.llaneo between Japan' and Ureal Hrlt
nln already had bejn formed.
Tho Japanese did not proposo a
'" formal alliance, kucwlng tho Amor
lean tradition against any such en
tanglement; It was suggested, how-1
ever, that tho understanding should j
take tho form ot n well-understood i
agreement, which should hnvo tho
binding power, morally, of n formal
Made Through Mr. Taft
mat sucii a triple alliance or un
derstanding was proposed Ih n secret
that has been carefully guarded up
to the present time. The proposal by
Japan was made through William II.
Taft. When Mr. Taft as Secretary
of War was returning to tho Philip
plun IslandH ho stovped In Japan and
was received with almost dramatic
hospitality ly tho Japanese Govern
ment. Tho Kmpeior showed an In
terest In tho Secretary thnt attracted
general- attention, for tho common
theory was that Mutsulilto ntiHhls
statesmen woro oajor to relievo tho
United States of tho burden of sover
eignty In tho Philippines.
After Mr. Taft hail boon received
at tho palace one of tho Imperial Mlnj
lstors. Count Katsura. sought a ihi-
vnto Interview with hlni. Speaking
for tho Kmpcror, this Minister an
nounced to the American Secretary
n't War that Japan desired to enter
Into an understanding which should
Include both tho United States and
Mo explained tho Japanese view ot
the situation In Asl, and pointed out
that only through u combination of
great naval Powers could the Integ
rity of China, tho independence ot
Korea, equalltynf- trado conditions,
and other objects dear to Japan and
also desired by tho llrltlsh mid
Americans, bo mndo secure.
Japan was anxious to promote an
arrangement that would prevent tho
weakness ot China, for Instance, from
encouraging Kuropcan Intrigues and
encroachments that might turn Asia
Into ono vast battlefield. Ilcllcvliig
In thn honesty and Intelligence of
American and llrltlsh policy, and rec
ognizing tho growing Interests of
Dotii nations in tno l-ar rcast, japan
had come to tho deliberate conclusion
that future peace could only bo se
cured by means of such n triple un
No Formal Alliance
Mr, Taft answered that as Secre
tary of War such a matter did not
come within his lurlsdlctlon, thnt it
was a subject which could bo consid
ered only by tho President and Sec
retary ot State, and that If a treaty
wcro contemplated nothing could bo
dono without tho consent of tho Senate.
The Emperor's spokesman said that
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that was well understood by Japan, I
but that in view of Mr. Taf t's close '
relationship to President Roosevelt
and his intimate, knowledge ot the '
temperament and disposition 6f the
Washington Administration, particu
larly as Mr, Taft had guided and ad
ministered American policy, in the
Far East, the Japanese Government
felt justified in approaching; him in a
matter of such overwhelming inter
national importance in order to test
ihe ground before proposing the mat
ter to the President, I
Mr. Taft pointed nut that U was
against tho fixed policy of thoiUnltcd
States to contrnct r.uch alllunccs, a
fact which Count Katsura Bald" ho
porfectly understood; Uint thcro wns
no power In the Government to malio
bi-cret treaties of any kind; that tho
American people by tradition, and
sentiment were 'opposed to formal
aliances, mid that It was out of tho
question to uek them to change their
Disclaiming all right or inclination
to speak for hH country, save .as u
private Individual, the secretary as
sured the Imperial representative
that tho United States desired' the
maintenance ot the Chlneso empire,
tho "open door" policy and the other
equal and fair conditions suggested,
and Unit he felt himself justified in
saying that, while an American-Brit-isk-Jananesc
alliance was not to bc
thought of, Japan might go ahead,
and, so far as she adhered to the
I program and purposes set forth, she
need fear no laok of sympathy or sup
port from the United States.
Tended to Understanding
Count Katsura assured Mr. Taft
that Japan had no designs upon tho
Philippines, mi long ns n proper, sta
ble government waH'tniilntnlnci); In
other words, that tho United States
need fear nothing fiom Japan. Mr.
Taft, speaking uiinfllcinlly, said that
ho was suro tho United States would
have no Interest In Koren except tho
name interest thnt Japan manifested
In tho Philippines, lloth Mr. Taft'
and Count Katsura gave nssurnnceti
of a purpose to maintain the open
door lu'Chlnn, and Iho final effect of
tho talk tended toward an undei-
sinndlng to maintain tho pence In tho
At tho end of the conferenro tho
Japanese Minister prepared a memo
randum of tho conversation. This
was edited by Mr. Taft, who cabled
It to tho President through tho Stnto
Department. Tho note Is In tho ar
chives of tho State Department now.
The President replied, approving tho
position that Mr. Taft had taken.
It Is Impof-slhlo to say nt present
whether Great Ilrltaln was consulted
by Japan before sli.i attempted to so
euro tho United States ns an ally.
Japan Sued for Peace
It will amaze the people of Japan
to know that it was their own Gov
ernment and not that of Russia
which took" the first steps to secure
the mediation of President Booscvel(
which ended the mighty armed strug
gle in Mandhuria,
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Thus far the tiuc story of how
peace wns secured has been kept a
strict secret, Tho Japanese Govern
ment has not dared to ncknowli-dgo
lo tho Japanese people that tho finan
cial strain of continuing tno war with
Ilussln was too gr?at and that. In
splto of vleturlea in thu Held, It bo
ramc so necessary to find some honor
able way of withdrawing from tho
strugglo thnt Japan frankly asked
President Hooscvclt to use his good
A personal reprisentatlvo of tho
Japanese Kmpcror wont to the White.
lloure and explained matters to Mr.
Hooscvclt. Ho requested tho Preal
dcntTo see what tould bo done to
ward ending the war. He railed at
tention to the extreme delicacy ot hs
Government's tMisltion and beggivl
thnt whatever could be dono should
be effected with ilio utmost regard
for tho high temper nnc proud sus
ceptibilities ot a .'.mat people whoso
army and navy had won bucIi bril
Tho President nssurcd Japan's en
voy thnt ho would gladty do anything
in his power to bring pence to tho
world. Hut he. warned his visitor in
tho most solemn mid emphatic lan
guage that It would bo useless to at
tempt to secure a treaty of peace If
Japan should Insist upon n money In
demnity or a cession of Ilusslnn ter
ritory. Tho President laid great
nmphnsls on the tact that tho war
had been waged far away from Rus
sian soil. Not one foot ot Ilussln had
been conquered. It would bo useless,
therefore, to attempt to deal witli
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