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THE SUN, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1914.
Murder of Baff Discloses Chicken
Pullers' Gang Different From Others
Men Who Fired Shots Believed to Be
Members of Dangerous Band Who
Terrorize Poultry Dealers
Chicken Handling With
Theft, Violence, Black
mail and Poisoning
TIIIO minder of IVirnoti Haft last
Tuesday nlKlil has brought the
police face tit fact; with u kind
nf trnnuxtcr who l Jim n bit
different from those whose exploits
have flllrd tlio records nt 1 1- nditiai tcr.-s.
They hnvt! known of hi ex -deneo, but
1t required n murder li make them un
derstand what he was really oipahlc of
Thorn hnve been all sorts of gangs In
Now ,Vork. Generally speaking they
have usually In on loui.d togeth. r solely
by the personality of their lender. When
the leader wan shot or ahbed or si nt
to prison for a long lime the gang
broko up nnd Its members shifted nlssut
until they found a new' leader. Th-se
gangmcit were drawn from many
HourccH. They might bo .mployed In
h great variety of callings. Their bond
of union wan never a pariauldr em
jiloymcnt. Now the attention of the police Ik
suddenly dlrorld to n now. I of men
who all make their living u the same
way. It Is the olni: of the "chlekeit
pullers,'' nnd a nutneroti- .mil powerful
elan It Is.
The Job of chli I. n m, t doe' not ap
peal ti the youth of scums -nentlons.
Those who lollow It ore m-iMlv ignorant
nnd shiftless men. To take -hhken.s
from a freight ear and transfer them
lo crates requlren about as Ilt-lo Intel
llgonco ,im any employmem n the
world. Hence It Is tint those- who un
load the thousands nf chicken laden
cars that reach New York ant New
.Icnsey every year are drawn as a rule
from tho lowest nnd cheapest elements
in the community.
Tho men who work with them always
refer to them an "gorillas." "gophers'"
or "hyenas"; that Is. they refr to Hum
In that way when the ehiekn pullers
nre not around. These uppellatlvoK
Imply that throe; men ate about us
nearly untamed as men llvlnir in civ
ilized roclety ran be. They have
achieved their reputation. It has not
been thrust upon them. Any man who
has been In the poultry business wll!
tell you that they live up to it.
New York city I u great consumer of
poultry. Its immense Jewish population
makes the demand here laraer than In
any other city nnd a ureal deal of the
poultry shipped here Is live poultry.
Ijmt year the receipts were nearly 6,000
carload and the would have ben
much greater but for the Moods In Hie
middle West In the early part of the
ynr. The live chickens reach the rail
road terminals In crated cars. They
have to bo taken out, welched and al
lotted to tho consignees. They are
taken from crates in the cats, handed
out to the cur door nnd chucked into
other crate.. That I the Job of the
These men are not employed by the
raJlroad-s. F.aeh biff denier In the city
has his crYiwd of puller and a g-ang of
pullers may work for a nuinlr of deal
ers. They travel from one railroad
yard to another an their .services are
needed. They don't make very murh
money nnd their work lends them Into
The chicken puller ha lone le. n rec
ognized as a factor In the iwuiltry bul
nws. It Is :i busne.h where competi
tion Is keen nnd where methods are not
always held up In a blub standard.
Where dealers Inclined to crookedness
do not care to besmirch their own hands
they havo found the chicken pullers
mm il l ill II
his of a Hr1:. This crowd forms a. circle
!nnd the newcomer got at his tor
mentor Just an one reads that nrov-comur-i
huvo done. In more genteel
From the.so chlckon liandlcta havo
been tecrultcd koh of tho hardest men
chlckeru nr? weighed, but before they
reach bin market many of them die. It
Is a llttlo thing to wring the neck of a
I chicken, and where men aro handling
, hundreds of crates It la hurd work to
fl.tti.ei .t hfiml fone.hbtir Into n. cratn and
. dostrovlng tho market value of Miss. . In the Iludnoa Uusler nnd Copher trnnss
.Chicken, of tho WVst Hide. A Kun fight in a
itarnctt Uaff had thl experience and oonio ran. uie uijtniim
others with the chicken handlers. Solinxom one of tliosn dreary river utreets
...,. h..p. ,u...i nf iMiinnnlne . cn uuiallv be laid to th mratran of
hat ho had to net automobile delivery thesm nnRt", end the police havo noticed j
trucl. He tried once to take Into the ;thn: with Kroate.rnnd Kreatcr frequency
yards bin own amr of handlers. They ' men who nr nrnvted rIvo their occu-1
wele a toiiKh lot, these men, but they 'patlon an chicken handler. Hut so far
wero as schoolboys In the hands of the thso men havo atuck pretty much to
men who'e places thev tried to take. ,Kether and havo confined their act hi- J
There wan nothing f"- to do but ties .n namiiinn in uvir uii i-v .......
jr.. Uick to the old wane. wny the probloma that touch their par-
Kor tho most part the chicken hand-; tlrular buslneR.
Ier are eanesteni of tho sduwrltiK kind. It Is .this gnnir that Iias completely
i Their rows nmonif themselvcH no lunger , terrorized tno pnuury ursiern.
, nt ract much nttentlon. A railroad man , puller have twen employed on occa
caul yesterday that he had seen bun-1 Hion to turn, a trick for thnlr employord.
dredn of fist tluhtH In his time. When and they have not been !ow to learn
a new man conies Into the yard he Ken-1 that their wIlllnKness to steal, pobon,
, b.jekjack or shoot haH a moiey value
thai can be turned to profit In two
j nihf, mf) wot uu u wimp. i"i 11 Jie.'-
and they will a'sn promise not to do
it for a piles'. They have established
willing to turn ,i trlrk If the money for
I was forthcoming.
Hut your hard ur.ilurd nnd expert
eneed chicken puller rewards It an hln
particular prerogative to Heal all the
lowlv he can lay his h.ind.s on. He
steals for his own u.e He steals and
sells to other people.
ll.iitro.til men will teil you that men
of no other class working In the yards
have to u watched so closely lis these
men. i:vry inultry d.uler In the big
markets will tell you thnt he IlKtireji on
having so much of his property stolen
every year. A ureal many of them are
frank to eonf-.-s that they now take It
a a nutter of c.iui mid make no ef
fort to trace til- lr feathered live stock.
in Uie lnve.lli:.tuon -oudiuted two
years' ago by the District Attorney
many sidelights were thrown on the
chicken puller. Theto ,va a great ileal i
.'aid then about "s Hiding" chickens, i
The rhlekeuM would be starv(d while,
waiting In the railroad yards for a mar
k.t and would then w fed with a pasty I
I00.1 that contained llb-r.il quantities .-f
Ntir Fulton Strttt Nevim Street Si.b
Tht Cotltil Demorutrctini Parlors in Greater i'etr Yort
i system of blackmail that In quite as
exter.ri.ve. as thoce Huccev-sfully worked
by other gatiRsters.
"No one outside of this 'business," said
a We.t Washington Market man to a
rejxirtrr. 'knows Just how completely
the dealer Is at the mercy of theso
sorll'ns They are the most arrogant
gangsters m the town. They have their
lolw unloading cum and they don't pro
pose to let any nn take them away
, from them.
' "A man who went ovr there an,d
complained about the way his chicken"
were being handled would 1a n fool i
They'll do it their own way and they
won't let nnylorty talk to them. If
they say something !s green, nnd you I
think .t ih red, the bot thing you can '
do Is to say It's green.
T haven't In en over in the railroad1
, y-ii-ds In Weeh.nvken In two ''ears. I
'don't dare uo over theie. Some one
i would be laying me out with a coupling
'pin before I could get anywhere near
my cars. I dorkt go out of my market'
here without taking n look up and down
the street to se whether any one s '
a;chlnx for me or not i
"These fellows will do anything for
money. iney ion i maun Dig wages
, and they don't know enough to get any
omer i imi or a Jon. nut they ran (Ural . ,,V."t .,nf up.?d ixtnctlng l.ic.uJ- rt
h hlclien riBht from uiidi-r your eyes, 1 imnui t li 00 ie r t"-ti ur''r' 't h
nnd .f you should happen to catch them
IT WAS IN 1877
fR. EDISON invented the Phonograph, m) One Year Utr
pttented the tint Ulou f honograph.
Thii informstion may come as a surorite to mrw i.
not until now hai the Great Mailer permitted a DISC Phonograph
to be offered in hit name.
AFTER 35 YEARS
cf endeavor to perfectly reproduce sound tht culmination of these
yearn of effort has produced
THE WORLD'S GREATEST AND MOST PERFECT
THE EDISON DIAMOND DISC
It mean more to muiie than anything that has ever happened hefors
No Netdle to change
Imtead: A GENUINE DIAMOND
No Records Impaired hy Playing
Initead: INDESTRUCTIBLE REC
ORDS. No Partially Reproduced Music
Instead: EVERY OVERTONE
No Untvenness in Playinst
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TAINED. No Harsh, Discordant Qualities -
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Priced 10 and upward
Monthly or Weekly
We want you to call and are extending a special Invitatirn.
Another Edion Creation Marvelous ia
Recitals Daily Open Ei'cnin$s
Hl'A t)Qt7AUTKttS l.V HllOOUI.T.V
Alphonzo Smith Piano House
23-25-27 FLATBUS1 1 AVE..
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DR. L. .1. HOYT, DENTIST
4.V1 I'nltan St., near .1st or smith St., IIMjn.
Do not mlstnke ' lis v utnVr.
IJiu Ifil! aril.tcla uill -t He'll
at it and went to court to complain
against thein vou would be visited In
line of the gang before long. I know
that they Wist that if they utart out to
get a man they will get hint.
fxtrarn-rl niln'"l l-"tlle l t'. -'r. "l-
mates eiiei. .tl.l. IVOItK llf,lt. ri:ri.
eii.-ii(u nioro inter in.it i x vavr.3-tf7-fiA..'-syrmiiBK w v ,i,..,. i. .,,.. i.. ,,. ....
kind of ree,llnL. n.i .,..-. i X MaWR3V TXSaaM 'V i 7 . "nu """'"'iing "I'
pull -rs w ho got th Job of feeding them. VKWlIff. Xtl . "l be had around him a crowd of men
The gang of chicken -handlers has V5fl?3HSsBaaak j that didn't have to hit morn than onre
HHre.1 l'''',l''p!a"' ,'ir,'cllV( wl1"1 11 WM j,?3ll?laaa j lr.. the amn pbce. He wins friendly to
t tll'lSZt Barn.,. Bad, .he murdered man. ' C.tl,"', 'SZ
r-. us j.ih ,ts ne pleases He doesn't , nnd sm.i.i piotlie N'-nv when such a erally has to make good with h.s fists I There Isn't a man In this market who
ts'iong to any oivanizailon. He is a 'man gets too oks r- peroiis th-nps begin , well as In other way. A volley of Isn't afraid that he will (he the net to
ranu outsider, content with quick sale.-' 'to happen. . " verbal abuse Is usuallv the forerunner get if."
Most of these men are of the same
n.itior.nlltv Their gang spirit Is I a. ia'
t'hnrley Hecker knew the crowd nnd I as well n,s oocupatlonul Thev have
Town up with th'' nuslness and bae
formed certain Ideas about It that are
hard to overcome. Down at the bot
tom of this business they hold their un
Some of the dealers who have known
them anil who fear them think It will
be a good thing If the responsibility for
this murder is definitely tlted upon
some member of the gang. They think
thnt would Impress tho polire with the
fa.;t that thev nre a leal menu--'- M
men who want to carry .n their Inir-i- ,
ness In a decent way
$190 . J22
I'O.T t'Mit 4 nrlilKf., h,-r'-Mloil
Kill. I he-.' It,-llltlllll I ir 1
A LAWYER'S ANSWER TO GERMAN APPEAL FOR AMERICAN SYMPATHY
AnierlcanV opinion of the I 1 .. ,1 . - rs.... . r- , it-. . . r r-. . r r-
Utopian Wat-. the tub o';' i tucj it.K . w nKTMaQ vjives r ranK ana oincere upinion 01 Kesuits 01 c.x-
brocbutv by I're.l.-rU-k W. I
Whltrldiie. issued by U. 1' i
Uutton S. Co. It Is a flank, forcible and '
Absolutely elni'et e reply to the I lei man
appeals for Amerl--an .s.Miip.ub . ;
No mincing of mattei-s : no evigu-eia-1 iU "''sl wlUl tii'r.u llritaln. and
tlon: no subtle argumeii's; no piop.i-' l'"''e i" a smiiclent amount of evidence
gatuki. .lust a cntulid examination ofto ,l1llke It equally clear that n.-nnany
the Ciermau position as ,i looks t,, an lla(1 1('tig b. i-n preparing for the war and
able American lawyer, who admits hav-1 hileudi-d to have It at about this time,
ing spent the happiest jeam of ns llf i ar iv.-n the particular pretext for It
:n Oermany. was found. 1 know of four casew during
In the present Krt.u i:.tropean eon-l""' mont'i of July In which orders were
lllct. says .Mr. Whltrldge, the I'nlted given In preparation for war, and the
States is neutral, and under nny clr-lvbw mi earnestly pressed In (Icrmany
i-umstani-es of wlm h 1 enn coneeive. it ! thnt the three 1'ovvera fell upon Oer
otight to nnd will teniain neutral. I many without warning Is an Idle tale.
Why, therefore, the sjmpathles and the j Vh!U m ,,t.ar huW 0urln.iny
opinions or America stiouiil lie or im
riortance to any of the contestants, I
do not understand. I am Informed,
however, that the Herman floveru
ment has established hero a very per
sistent, expensive ami, of course,
fflclent publicity department, which Is
appealing to Amci leant for their sym
pathy nnd endeavurlug to make them
believe a number of things which at
present they do not believe at n't.
Tor many years certain Herman
publlclHs have been writing nhout "a
day of reckoning with Knglnud." They
havo not been very explicit about the
account on which the reckoning was to
be had, but generally the day of reeUon
tng wan that upon wh.eh It was decided
whether many desirable things in the
possesion of England should bo taken
away and made German. For nearly
as many years also the youth of Oer
many. especially in the navy, hive been
drinking to the toast of "The Day."
"The Day" has at last come, and
brought with It the most gigantic and
the mou wlrked war of the who:e
Germany has made an elalwrato for
mal ptatetnent of its position. Kn gland
and Rupsla havo publlhhed In full the
correspondence leading up to the war,
and from (lermnn Miurees or Irorn the
friends of Germany many appeals hive
been made for th" nympnthy and ap
proval of Amurlca, 1'rofessor.s have ap
pealed lo the universities, clergymen lo
the churches, tho professional Gcrmnu
ArnerlcatiH to everybody, and among
many others', one pamphlet with no less
a title than "Truth" Inn been Issued
over the signature of llerr H.illlu of the
Hamburg-American Steamship Com
pany. I'rltice Huelow and a number of
Important names, to the countrymen of
Washington and Lincoln.
It might be a snU'flent answer to all
f these appeals I tiolnt out that th"
Triple .MM men wa.-, bv its terms, for
drfenslve purposes, and Italy, the third
amination of Kaiser's Position---Calls Colonial Empire One
of Germany's Most Dangerous Delusions
allowed bert-elf to ! so grievously de
ceived, as to the status of those she was
about to make her enemies, the Hrltlsh
Umpire In particular, and as to the man.
tier In which her violation of n.'Iglum'H
neutrality would be appraised by the
world. She apparently believed that
tho French army wns In as bad a way
as an orator In the French Chamber de
clared It to be, The Ikhiir linn almont
proved Die orator to ln wrong. She
believed tho reorganization of tho Rus
slnn army could not bo completed for
another two years. She believed that
there would 1- civil war In Ireland
within sl weeks, thnt thero would bo
rel'lIlons In India and ICgypt, that South
Africa would rtt.h lo her with open
nrms, and that Great Urltal.i would
never voluntarily light, If (it all.
. What has happened? The lench
army seems to be In good form, the Htu.
J Mans appear to' hnve an abundance of
iroops, ana in r.ngianu .innn lleumond
has sung "God Save tho King" at West
minster, and Is now tolling his constitu
ents In tho south of Ireland that ho had
promised the Archbishop of MalhiKs thnt
tho Irish would come In their thousands
lo nvengo the destruction of cathedrals,
churches, the shooting of priest and
the nark nnd ruin of llelglan towns. In
India "00 princes have orfered to tho
Imperial Government their armies, their
Jewels and contributions' of money rang
ing lip to 3110,0(10. In Kgypt there has
been hardly a inuHer. in South Africa
Gen. Itotha, the I'rlmo Minister, de.
clared that while the J'.oer.s had had
their differences with Great Mrllaln. th-s
latter had kept fulth with South Africa,
and anyway, the South Africans would
ten times rather is. under the British
Ihnn under tho Gentian Hag. Gen.
Smuts echoed Gen. Ifotha, and three or
four former n..er Gem-rain have voluu
t - red to serve under Flench nnd Kit
ehein r. It was nut to be eVneeleil that
member of the alll ince, when appealed "Hhiloii of the people would be unati
to by the oth. rs r.-pl.ed: "llul you have I'll1"' ' was that nf their South Afrl
notheenattark.il. Von haw lateen the , ''' I'ai llaiiieiit. and Germany has
Initiative, nnd therefore wo are absolved a been able to foment an uu-
from our contract " Impot lntit opposition, On this record
It Is aa clear .. toe as the daylight Germany must nhvloiisl) have been
that tlm Invasion of tho n. ulrallty of very badly served by her own Amb.is.sa
Belt'lum was thu proximate cause of Urn ' ''"'"h ""' MliilsU-r.s, 0r else she must be
under on ol.-".-ssion about In r own I Germans have Hung away iheir man-
grandeur and populanty to make such , ners. At tlrst they maltreated Amerl
a crh of egregious blunder". leans, on the theory that 'hey were Fng-
Suppn.se the GermatiR had this year ! iulte abominably. I know Amerl
followed the same course as that of can ladies who were In Dresden two
i'rince Htsmar. k in lsTo, and France 1 weeks nfter the outbreak of the war.
had been invaded as It was In that year T1,cy were insulted, arrested a- Russian
by the way of Alsace nnd Lorraine, sple, and one of them, who was perfectly
th Germans would by this time have 'H known to a certain tradesman, had
been as far advanced Into France n her fare slapped by him. At that time
they are now, they would have come 1 population seemed to have gono
completely dart, and the Government
made no endeavor to restrain them, but
after a few weeks orders from llerlln
were given, In consequence of which
Americans everywhere found nothing
too fco.nl for them. The treatment hy
with clean hand-', they would have e
raped the losses thej have suffered at
the hands of the Helghtus, they pr-iii-ably
would not have had llmtlanil on
their hands or else Its hypocrisy and
cant would have been unmasked, and
they would not have lost every friend I c German Government of the former
they had, What can we think of such I l'"rerieh and ltuss.an Amlwissadors when
diplomacy? And as if they had tint I "ley lift Herlln and of the poor old
made blunder enough the Germans have
now made the cirpltnl mistake of utterly
despising their adversaries,
The Kngllsh "milords" with AVater
loo on their lips used to be the moft
offensive people In Kurope. They were
ousted by the Americans with their vul
gar extravagance and their Ignorant
comparisons of everything they thought
Dowager Empress of Russia Is nlmost
Incredible, and the Germans exhibited
to them the kind of cultures that existed
In their country In tho days before
Orotlus was born.
1 know nf an American lady who was
at a hotel In Belgium the evening the
Germans came In early In August. The
order wis given to flint all windows
they saw with what they remembered the thermometer was 00 degrees and
m "God's own country." Hut during 1 1"'' were told thnt any one who looked
the past dermic the Germans have ie-
come easily the most objectionable pen.
pie to be seen In tho Inns and on the
highways of the Continent. Mr. Trice
Collier called them the "boors of Uu.
rope," to the Intense displeasure of th"
out would bo shot. One man was shot
In that hotel during the night, and
early the next morn ng twenty-odd peo
ple. Including women and old men, were
lined up and shot. There are many
well authenticated reports of similar
Herlln press, when he appeared nt court 1 occurrences, nnd the Flwio on Reptem
functions at the head n' the I.lnden. ' ''T 1M printed a copy of a proclamation
It la not the Individual Rngllshman ! wll'r' l-""0" Bourgeois, the former
whom Germans dislike, but England as I'remler, found atllxed to the walls of
a rower; they despbe her as they do uneims t.atnenrai. I he proclamation
all other nations .except perhaps
America, which they fear as a com
mercial rival. The German writers on
the wnr slnre ! has b"gMii nil say tint
England Is JimIous of Germany and
therefore seized the opportunity lo at
tack her, but In nil my convetsatlons
with Germans I have found the re
verse to be true, I have noticed a cu
rious mixture of envy nnd contempt for
The Germans, however, really believed
that England was wot n out politically,
commercially and on the sea, and that
Its army was negligible. This feeling
has ncenslomilly blazed up during the
last twenty yenis, as at the time of the
Kaiser's telegram to Kruger during the
Boer war, at the time of the Algeclras
conference and during the Morocco
crisis, Tho Kaiser himself has been
licensed of being too friendly with Eng.
land, it mi now that all this smoldering
envy, dislike nnd even halo huvo
kltiilled into tho red Hume i f war th
Government, the public and the pres-s
havo let themselves go Indeed.
was signed "by order of the German
authorities." J says In part:
"In order to secure the safety of the
troops and In order to assure calm
among the population of IthelniH, the
persons named below have been taken
as hostages by the General in command
of tho Germany urmy and w,ll bo shot
on tho least attempt at disorder, In ad
dition tho town will be entirely or par
tlally burned and the Inhabitants hanged
If a single infraction of the preceding
Instructions ocrius." Vh r is followed
by the niinies of a number of prominent
Ah wo remember the burning of the
library at l.ouvalii, as wo read the
uther ilay Whitney Warren'H account
of tho destruction of llheltns Cathedral,
which, remembering tho position of that
edifice, could only have been deliberate,
we regard the I'an-Slavlc peril with
perfect tranquillity, for we nre sure It
cannot bo more odious than the Fan
I any nothing of the ltuspeaknblo out.
raneis onn mutilations! which nr
Then we do not like the way the charged. I can conceives that the Bel
Imam, whom the Germans have driven
inad, hav- dono outrageous things, but
I refuse to believe, except tn the evi
Idence of my own senses, that the of
, femvs charged against German troop?
and German olllc.-rti can be true. 1
I suppose on the great accounting at the
, end of the war soino nf the siltTt rers
.will still be alive and can be produced.
Meanwhile, if the Germans are dis
turbed about the charges, they ought
to bo told they should not be so ehitd
Ish as to offer the testimony of a dozen
reporter who have be. n all over Bel
mum and seen nothing, or offer to ap
point on Impartial Judge to Investi
gate. Two of the various German appeals
to America deserve special mention.
The tlrnt, railed "The Truth," r. minds
me of a saying of 1esslngV that If the
gods held In one hnii.l the truth and
In the other the pursuit of truth the
wise man would say: ''Give me the
puisutt of truth; the truth Is nut for
mortals." 1 should nilvN.i llerr Bal
lit! arid l'rinee Huelow and their asso
ciates to ponder on this observation
and Instruct their editors to get out an
expurgated and amended edition of
their pamphlet as soon as possible.
Hundreds of people have leturned
here from Germany within tho pas!
six w. vk. who, until thoy got the
N'ew York papers nt Quarantine, be
lieved thnt all the English ports were
closed by German mines; that there
were no English ships coming It.
America, that tho people In the oout h
of England were starving; thnt Leeds
had been destroyed by Zeppelin bombs,
and that them was a rebellion In
1 have, however, been surprised at the
number of native Germans who say
"The Kaiser Is dead wrong thief time"
and who are not German sympathizers
In this war at all, Among the native
born Americans tho feeling is almost
wholly In favor of the Allies, and among
the hundreds and even thousands of
Americans also like myself who have
lived and sludied in Germany I believe
the fart to be that tho overwhelming
majority now think of the Fathetland ns
they would think of an old friend who
had gone out of his mind. We believe
the Germans to be rrazed by militarism
ami the conlemplatliei of nhelr own
greatness, and power.
The most dangerous of the delusion
J under which, as I view it, Germany is
now mooring is aimiit colonies nnd a
colonial empire. The loudly Increasing
cry In Germany for this past few years
that she must have a place under the
sun, which I at llrst thought meant we
must allow without demur the Individual
German to steal our seats In the railway
carriages and hustle and crowd our
daughters' away from their places In
foreign galleries, really nu huh that Ger
many must have gn-at colonies which
can relieve the prcimr of h,-r popula
tion and whero the emigrants can still
remain German and tin.!, an Hernhard!
says, a German way, of living,
1 con-sider that the German theory of
oc. rnment by force and the cons quent
Get man theory of legulatn.g everything ,
public and tinvat" I have kuuwn a "
Geiiiinii pol . 'man to .-tup a yo it-g i
American frotu.whlsilltig quleth on tne
street are i-ioompat.b'.e with the e. -tlclty
and l i-1 r--ntl:il in colonial ad- I
ministration and, so far as one can
Judge, the Germans Would be stile to
mak a in- ss of their colonics1. Tne
filthy scandals of Dr Carl I'eters and
the expense and trouble of the ller.-io
war are not forgotten and I remember
that when Germany g.K one of tn
S.imoan Inlands tin re was tl-e gre.ue. '
dllllcultv In getting the Samoans. who
were oiling themselves In the sun, lo
understand that when a German othr r .
appeared th. y must stand up and salute
The main dlttleulty. however, with l'ie
German colon!.'- would be the Germans
themselves Whi-n they go out in'-' th"
great wnr: '. they do not want, as Bur
harill sajs, to ilnd a German way of in
lug, but they want to Ilnd a bi tter way
When a (lei man escapes from under
that discipline he never again subj -s-ts 1
himself to its thralls, and one of the!
most curious things to be noted In a
general survey of the world is that '
among an tne minions of Germans w'.o
havo left the Fatherland since IMS for
this country so very few of them ever i
go luck to Germany. It Is not otuy
that thoy better themselves materlnllv
but they get a taste for the sort of free
dom they never got at home. A good
many German mercenaries who enlisted
here during tho civil war for the sako
of the hlnh bounties we nai.l for r. -
emits went back and are living on their
penslonn, and n few International bank- i
ers who never struck root here have
gone back, but in a large ucqualntanc
I have heard of only ouo Instance where
a German who had prospered returned, ,
But, ns 1 have said, tho Gormans prac- i
tlcally never go back. They ts-romo
Americans, Just as they became Ann- '
Indians In Austf?illa, where they nrn
now supporting their new country I
against the old. or they heroine Brau- -Inns.
Chileans. Central Amerlrans, even t
Ilnytlans, and their chocolate colon-el '
children ate outs-ide this German cu!tur- I
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Hlielnliart, a school teacher, died from
burns received In rescuing her pupils from1
a pralrl.i lire. Ml Uh.lnhart taught a
country school near Horse Creek, where
a cloud of smoke, pierced with tongue- '
of llaiue, heralded thn approach of tu
tire. She realized that the bl ize, driven i
by a high wind, was rushing straight for i
the sehiiollimise. I
Pending the children to a railu t '
near by Mies Ithelnhart went out to flslu I
him oaiiies in iroiiiier lasninii ?y oti'-e-tij;
off a strip nf ptalrie In front of the mate
lire, Shu succeeded tluii In diverting tho
blnru from tho schoolhouse. In the mean
time, howover, several of the children had
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