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Phll.delphl.. MnJir Jamurr 13, 1911
ALAS. POOR PIEZI
TT'O't the gentlemen of Concrc.-", too,
these dajs nic tilled ultli orum and
the shockM of chill dlsnppolntiueiit
Whenever boredom In Washington le
bcamo Intolerable; whenever life upon n
governments sldetrirk seemed too griev
ous to he borne, nnd lu thosp hitter bonis
when there was nothing about whleh one
might apeak lotldlv for the IJei-oid, Hop
Jsland alvvajs Klovved In the distance as an
assdranee of blessed ltllef In dnjs to come.
fCvcrj one knows that ill. thtturs aren't
us they should be .it Hor Inland. Thcro
was much hurr, many mistakes, slews of
money spent. Thoughts of the d.ivs of
formal fnvestipatlon were ."liver lining in
the congressional cloud.
There wa Schwab, a great personality
against which resonant questions could
thunder with reverberations that would bo
felt over the bie.itlth of the lurid. There
was Hurley, a majestic llgure, a grout man,
'Whose piesence in the witness chair at a
"probe" would make any western member
purr in giddy bliss.
But Schwub has taken ship and gone
He will bo in Uurope for an Indefinite
period upon important business
- Mr. Hurley, too, has gone voj aging the
peas in a ship he didn't build, and no one
knows when he will return
There icmulns onlv Picz'
All the oratory, all the patriotic feivor,
all the rages piled up in Const es, nil the
indignation that ran mirgp and swirl in the
souls of fev ered members of a minoi Ity
party must ultimately break and tutinder
Congres will have a bleak sense of
having been evaded cruelly. An opportu
nity to toll preat words of patriotism, to
Use In wrath, to declaim against wicked
ness In a suitable manner is gone forever
And wait till they get l'kv'
The mine of Prussia, said MrtlitiR will
vanish from the map of Kuropi litre Ih an
opportunity for Ofhnma to iliatigo its name
TN 1003 David Lloyd Georges Bponoi.
ship of the old-ago pension bill shnfked
and startled nngllsh Torism. A :,ear
later his budget, with its drastic income
tax provisions and its plan for confisca
tion of 2n per cent of inrrc.iso in land
values proildlmetl him as 'ilm wild man
of radicalism.' Ills succe-ful efforts to
cripple the veto power of tho Houo of
Lords came us a stunning climas. If the
noble peeis had known what Uo'shfvist
meant tliey would have bombarded him
with tho epithet
In 1919 Andrew Boiur Law, Karl Cur
yon, (leorge Xlcholls R trues. Viscount
Mllner, Austin Chamberlain, Arthur .1.
Balfour nnd Winston Churchill are made
pillars of Llojd George's tablnet Toryism
is impressively butttessed and a famous
ratohy iiuatinln Is bundled off into tip
Umbo of disrepute, yuoth W. S. Gilbert
In days gone by :
'lively bov and v-i gal
That's born intu thiH world al -Is
cttlmr a little Libera1
Or else littl Consoiaiiv:
Disillusionment woulu Imve been the
fruit of u longer life fr.r tins nimble
The inun vlio I ti lit s' rnulil, i to jin
puthizo with the wotirt pipsident should any
be appointed i Waller I Hinea, dlretlor
geneitil tif railioad" The two Jobs prett
t-venly dlvidf tin- eniplre nf ioinnlxitv
tlGNII'lf .NT evldftiies of an unrepen
tant Geinm f.utifv a ioyKal d-dtn-
tlou that lunkeris'ii bus lot teaed ti
plot and that H will st'ive with chant, ter
lstlo ciaft and iiiniai ubUiiili to escape
the conseiUem.es of Justice nt the peace
K. 1' KoSpuli . tllH Kvk.mmj i'l BUC
Lkduer's lorit-spondent In Heine, whetfl
4oceptlonal oppori unities elst for sifting
.truth from propaganda and subtle falsi-
fling, has HHembled these sinister facts
in his series of articles, "The New German
Menace." tho first of which was published
Haturdaj. His second letter will be found
on another page todav A third will be
published on Wednesday
Hacked b Authentic infoi matlon Mr
-Kospoth Inlet "lets (he Holshevist and So
cialist dres whU h th IIin Is now don
nliiE as a posslbl) convenient cloak where
with to dUgulse aggressive purposes. Cm -rvnts
of Intrigue seeking to divide the
Allies and to provoke such labor unrest lu
Allied countries that the peace principles
may be treated "like nnother 'scrap of
paper " are clearly traceable.
.Doubtless the most rabid reds are in-
Yi Dared. with u crack-brained sincerity, but
r!uM",A,tr rrttn1 (a ilKrAntllila nt lni.in.
. T . . A A'-r.' wfc.....,v w- .clf...
Hop uy monarchists; ana
.feujploylrjg- the ln
strumont nearest at hnnd for their
Tlio course of tlio German "revolution."
as outsiders observe It, Is devious with In
consistencies, Tlic line which Mr. Kospoth
provides gives them nn URly hnnnoiiy.
Tho note of unrnhiK nhlrli he ound. It
not to be discounted.
Kti.'im.lGAN HOPES HKST
() IIJHAS. iOT "KNOCKS"
Knliglilrneil l.eailcrfliip Must Hiow Sonic
ihiiiK More Contlrurtive Titan Demo
tralir Errors to Win Next Year
pilKPARRDNKSS licinp one of the
watchwords of the party, tlio Repub
lican political Icadois these days are
spending a cood ilcnl of time at tho
KiinJstono puttiiiK an cIkc on their
weapons for tho 1920 presidential com
pnlfrn. The formal conference of the
national committee Inst week nt Chicago
nnd mnny informal sessions in tho lob
bies of Congress in Washington show
thnt the minds of the lenders are now
concentrated on next year's election.
There is much talk of "issues" nnd
"principles." The national committee
members discussed many topics both in
and out of the regulnr sessions, but it
wus obvious from the news reports thnt
none was regarded as of such irresistible
nppeal or permanent vnluo ns to rise to
the distinction of vvhnt Mr. Urynn used
quadrennially to call "paramount."
The truth of the matter is that the
committee members ate groping in the
dark. It would have been folly for the
committee to attempt to frame or even
tentatively outline any plnnks in a plat
foim at this distance from the campaign.
Rash, indeed, would be the politicinn who
today attempted to foretell what is
likely to happen in the next twenty
Hut from Washington come rumbles
which have an ominous sound. We are
told that some Republican leaders,
backed by n number of Democratic mem
bers out of sympathy with the Adminis
tration, are planning a series of investi
gations intended to lake up ammunition
for tho campaign out of the mistakes
and blunders of the Administration
during the war. There is even a sug
gestion that certain secietly disgruntled
Democrats themselves may attempt to
gtill different administrative depart
ments before the present session ends on
No doubt there is much still lemain
ing to be cleaied up satisfactorily. It
could not be otheiwise, considering the
magnitude of the task and the complete
tate of unpreparedness with which the
nation entered the war, although for two
years picviously that entrance had
seemed inevitable. It is certain that
mnny administtntivc flaws not already
revealed can yet he exposed.
If such investigations aic undertaken
in the pioper spirit they may be entirely
pioper. But politically they may be
found to be loaded with TNT. A few
false moves by some of the loud-mouthed
but insinceie gentlemen of both parties
who are seeking solely to make political
capital for pnrtisan ends or to soive
giudgos would very quickly swing pub
lic sentiment the other way and nullify
the political efTect of any verdict of
negligence or inefficiency which might
The people today aie m a curious
frame of mind. They are not thinking
along party lines. And they aie inclined
to look for the big result moie than to
find fault with details of how it was
obtained. lAen though it might lie
shown that theie was gios incompetency
in many of the depaitments; that tlieie
was much waste of public money in get
ting the war machine! y into running
older; that officials heie nnd there wore
not up to their jobs; that the Adminis
tration requited too much time nnd plod
ding to find itself, and that even the
President himself did not quickly enough
icalize how badl.v the vatious bureaus
weie functioning a year ago. such reve
lations might not absolutely convince
the people that the. final uuteome was
unsatisfactory in the main. It is not to
be forgotten that America DID win the
war. and win it handsomely, once it
got under wa
Of couise, Piesident Wilson, as tho
chief executive of the eountty, as well as
the self-conscious leader of the Demo
cratic paity. must expect to answer to
Congress for his stewaidship. Although
much against the inclination of many
Senators and Representatives, who, pot
haps, with some color of reason, lesented
the failure of the Piesident to take them
into hi confidence at White House con
ferences. Congtess did give him all the
power he asked for or desired to a
degree without piecedent. Mr. Wilson
insisted upon assuming the sole respon
sibility, vvh"tner wisely or not, and Con
gress would fail in its duty if it dldn t
demand a pioper accounting.
But theie is a vast dilfeience in the
way such an accounting may be de
mantled. If it shall bo done in a straight
forvvatd, manly and sincere desire to
teveal mistakes in method nnd adminis
tration for the sake of correction and
avoidance in the futuie, nobody, least of
all the President, can justly complain.
On the other hand, any suspicion of
rancor 01 selfish factionalism would
throw sympathy instantly to the Piesi
dent's side. Tlio people went into the
war to enforce fair play and squat e
dealing abioad and they will insist upon
it at home.
Do the kickers at Washington think
that the icmarkable patuotic impulse
with which the people suppoited this
war, freely sacrificing tho best of their
young manhood and giving generously
of their savings, can be negatived or
given new direction' by mere fault
finding? Peihaps they do. But if they
a taiK. o me ran anp njc o voters,
o' really coraeoso the Republican
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party, they may discover some interest
ing facts proving the contrary.
But all this aside, it docs seem futile
to be worrying nbout such lesser issues
when the greater issue by which the
President's policies must be judged is
yet to be fronted through the march of
events in Kuropc. At this moment the
eyes of the great mass of Americans
not distinguishing them ns either Repub
licans or Democrats ate focused upon
the President nbroad. Thcro is where
the great issue will be formed nnd noth
ing can distract nttention from it. So
many tremendous fnctors enter into the
results of th Ponce Conference, with
direct bearing upon the futuie happiness
nnd prosperity of this country, thnt it is
certain tho Democratic pnrty must come
before the people, no mntter who Is the
Democratic candidate, upon issues
evolved there. Who in cither party can
accurately predict the icsult?
If the Rcpublicnns would win victory
next year they must offer tho people
something more thnn "knocks" agninst
the Administration. They must bring
forth constructive ideals nnd ideas; not
mere destructive nagging. They must
prepare to match Mr. Wilson's vision
with it greater vision; they must look
well into the future nnd not hack at the
immediate past only. They must design
definitely, not vnguely. They must
know where they want to take the coun
try and say so without mock heroics or
patriotic platitudes. They must convince
tho people thut tho diiection of the Gov
ernment will bo safer in Republican
hands than in Dcmoctatic. To do this
it is cssentinl that they appeal to the
best that is in the hearts as well as the
minds of the plain, common-sense Ameri
can man and womun "in the street," in
the workshop, in the home. Above all,
there must be new faces and new figures
to give Republicanism fresh inspiiation
all the way down the line. Mossbucks
must go. This is tho course of enlight
enment and the only course that will
lead to success.
Granting such a program of rejuvena
tion, there is every reason to believe,
judging by the results of the election
last November, that the country will
swing back to its normal belief in the
ability of the Republican party, because,
with the exception of Mr. Wilson him
self, it is plain to see that tho Demo
ciatic leadership, with its Dents and
Kitchins nnd such stupid obstiuctionists,
is no whit different ftom the same old
pullback, unprogrcssive and short
sighted organization it has been since
Civil War days. The Republican party
has iiliLdys proudly oonsfed that it is
tlie pnrty of pvotfrc.ii nnd construction.
Xow, if ever, ii the time to prove it.
That he tloes-u't regard nil fleot enttr
prises ns hpjoml riltitlvm is iv'ilented hv
f'halnnan I'Iij'h attitude utt tho swift van
ishing perform. mee of Mesr Schwab nnd
QLNATOP. VAHL'S promise to agitate
for a law under which the civil service
lobulations Would be set aside in the case
of eveij oldor ur sailor who sought n
plice in the stnte m the municipal service
icpreents the ollj ait of polltkal (lag
waving adjusted to a time of peace
It would requite a mind more sensitive
th in Senator Vuie's to teiille that men
who have been net U'tometl to standing
on their own two feet In a service that
nsks no f-ivots ft out anjhodv might be
avtrsu to accepting chailtable pattonago
or political condescension, and that tho
mUlu object to being used to dNgul-e
Plans for the further debarment of the
Vtiv one who want.-, to know bow Sen
niop Vitro nctuallv leeU nbout -ctice men
ha- onlv to look ,ii the Vare-contt oiled
pome adiiiliilsttntion of Philadelphia In
its iueent lulatlon io the military service.
It in. be supposed that soUllets te
t n mug from Traiiie. will lie moie inter
ested lu maintaining tho integrity of the
institutions for vvltlili they fought than
In efforts to bleak them down.
Holsliivlsni sav the hicwett? wil onie
of boi In Gel tn.im
I'lohabh, then, a
tniised the. wotld
'i m: m:w hail dihkuor
fpHK appointment of Walker U limes
- to succeed .Mr. .lrdoo , ditector gen
tial of tailroads has the aspect of a tem-poi-arv
maneuver It suggests that Mr.
Wilson l now In h mood to help toward
tho oath I e-establishment nf ihe tail sys
tem under ptlvnto ownership.
Mr llines Is a ralltoad tpett of e.
peilemo; et, as an extcmivo and as a
public figure, lie lacks the statute that noi
nially would be expected in his present
post. If the President believed that Gov
ernment comiol was to be permanent.
The liiterela of all the people ate iloe!v
linked with the rail sjstem and It Is to
bo presumed that n man appointed to
direct all the lianspoi tatlnii lines of the
coiintr would be one looming laiger in
the public rw than Ml. IIIncs
-enat(il lirtil heih
I'Hie the Dm tor ling Attorney Helmut
A I. Iletker, of New
Xuik, (luting Hip .ludlclarv Committee, x
Hearst nmulr.v, raised his voice when the
witness answetril him with satcasni 'It Is
lira necessa '. ' shouted the Senatoi. ' lo
inako those kind of remarks' ' And thin mib
gests that Dr. John B Gather, nuperintend
ent of the Philadelphia schools, might start
that good Kngliah campaign nf his in Wash
ington Senator (-muul ob-
VI l.ent llie selves that a Uie at
Propose llarrMiuiK ixn't h
honeMnoou. Ami one
i.umot hui uunilei- whether that lemaik was
inspheil b the obvious determination of
in a ti politicians to marry un Job that gets
within bowing acquaintance
I'll not stand for It'"
He Va a luteal shotittd Ma)or Snilth
In h speech delivered
at the real estate men's banquet about Sec
jetary Daniels's charges ulMust his polite
administration. And no oftj iggected that
he alt uownj Jj
PHILADELPHIA, MONDAY, JANUARY 13,
The Paris Line-Up
Mural Force, Represented by Presi
dent Wilson, Pitted A$aimt a
Triple Machine of Oppor
tunism and Selfish
By CLINTON W. GILBERT
Mff Correspondent nf the livening Public
I.etUer wllh the rente Delecnllon
I "I'jrlnht. lam. bu 1'ablic .erfffcr t o.
Paris, .Inn. I.
TT IS plain enough over here that the
-1 Allied slBtcsmen would havo preferred
to have Air. Wilson stay home.
Ills visit troubles them Ho Is the con
science of thr world of today. And a con
science Is liked best when It Is a very
still nnd very small voice. One docs not
want It always nt one's elbow.
It Is so great here that hi? first speech,
his toast In icply to President Polncare,
caused ngltatlon In Trench circles. A caic
ful reading of the speech makes one won
der what was the reason for the anxlets ?
It seems the kind of perfectly guurded
thing which a man newly m rived would
say in a formal toast. No one newly on
the scene, especially In so delicate a situa
tion, would say Inflammable words. He
must need first Inform himself.
Trance at High Tension
Hut none the less you have to go back
to Washington nnd recall tho panic in
Administration circles when Marshal Joffte
told tho newspaper eot respondents the
real need of dispatching Americans to
I'rntice to find n patnllcl to what went on
here when tho President made his first
speech. Nerves must havo been at a ten
sion to havo mngnitlcd to llltlo a thing
Into ho much
Perhaps tho Socialist wiilcrH next day
hit cioso to the mark when they called
attention to the fut that President Wilson
has Implied that others than the Hntenle
and the Untied States must take part in
making the peice, while Polncare implied
that the peace nnixt be Ihiteuto made..
Heto Is a real Issue. Wilson has always
said that the league of nations must be
mado up by all the nations sitting to
gether. It could not be formed until the
war was over. He gavo that as his rea
son for not nuking any combination with
the Allies during the war.
Allies Have Combination
At the time the Allies were urging com
bination, Colonel Houso advised entering
Into one. Mr. Wilson rejected the advice.
The result is that the larger Allies at
least have a combination. Tho United
States is out of it. While Mr. Wilson was
deullng ulono with Germany during tho
exchange of notes with regard to tho
armistice, tho Allies were ipparently being
knit closer togvther, just by reason of their
exclusion from his confidence for the mo
ment. Probublj ihej were nn inner cltcio In tho
war. They had been lighting n long time
befoie- wp began to light. They hnd been
associated together for years lu Luropeau J
dlplom.tcj. Tlic.v had mado tho secret
tieatles which Hussla disclosed. They
spoke the same language.
The United States was alvvajs an out
sider. It entered the vvur last. It hpoke a
different language It had no ends to servo
In common with the ends of Uurope It
acted from the outset ns If It must, nt nil
costs, avoid contamination.
It held Its skirts as It passed bj its fel
lows in the enterprise of defeating Ger
mans. U was superior. It was a con
science. It hnd the same t elation to tho diplo
macy of tho war that the mugwump has
to the regulais of tho machine In United
States paity politics. The mugwump may
be hlgbl.v necessary to win an election, but
be is nlwa.vs an outsider When the elec
tion Is over the pnt bosses get together
and agree on disposition of the spoils
When the mugwump tmins Into counsel
lie finds nn Inner circle which lias tihead.v
teached an agreement. He Is Conscience
in living late and a bit unwelcome. He
moused u little feir, perhaps; some bus.
plclon, any way, and a good deal of Im
patience. Sometimes he wins over nil
obstacles. It depends on the man. It de
pends on the people. It does heie in this
convention, which will dispose of the fu
tuie nf the woild.
Ilig Three in Control
In a lecent dispatch I said that the Hg
1'oui would settle all the fundamentals of
peace and of International organi7atlon. It
would be better to speak (list of the UIr
Three Lloyd Geotge, Clemenceau and
Otlando The ate the ie.il Inner elide.
Wilson is a bigger man than an one of
them' the onlv International flguie at the
coming i ottference, the mil nnn with a
following In other countiles than his own
Hut the Fllg Tluee reallv ran fitst and
made up their minds as far as the dated
hefoie Wilson anived. it was inevitdbl)
so Tbe.v had much in common.
Mr Wilson has little In common with
them They had their toots in the past
of Uurope; Mr. AViIson Ills in the past lu
America The look fotwatd to a futuie
foi the woild telated'to the past of Uu
I ope He looks forwutd to a futuie of
the woild t dated to the past of Ametiia.
The think of material guaiantees of
peace, he of moial guuiantees of peace.
I'or two .veats ho has been li.vlng to teach
them his language. They have not half
learned It. He will never leain. thehs.
The negotiated the seciet tieatles The
seciet tieatles till him with loathing. nd
the spit It of the secret treaties Is a thing
to be leikoned with heie toda). The con
test that Is going on Is a contest between
the spit It of the seciet treaties and the
spirit of ihe American democracy. It is u
fight between the future and the past.
The question Is not whether or not theie
will be a league of nations, but whether
or not the league of nations will be u vital
thing, whether or not things will be done
In making peace which will be utteil
Inconsistent with the league of nations
and which will limit Its scope and effec
To levert'to the party convention com
parison, the Big Three have the votes.
Wilson has the force of moral Ideals In
wliat will be the most democratically con
ducted peace conference In the world's
It Is the old story of a moral lapue and
the machlrte. What will happen will de
pend upon Sir. Wilson. r , r
THE CHAFFING DISH
Robert Burns's Dogi
"Hailing .Han" ttm Jean Aimuur, a
"rnmrij couvtiiJ lass," itiom Httini mcf
at a penny ucddlnp nt Maiiihllnr. They
chanced to he dancing in the iamr quad
rille ichen thr port's dor sprang to his
master and almoit upset some of, thr
dancers. Uiirni irmarhcd that hr ui&hcd
he could act any nf the imscs to llhc him
as veil at his doy did.
Soma davi aficncaid, .Iran, seeing lum
pasi ct? she tins bleaching lathes on thr
tillage gieeu, called to him and asl.rd him
if he had yet got any of the laics to like
him as licit as his dog did.
That nas the brglnnlny of an acquaint
ance, that coloird all of Harm's life.
Xathan Jlaslcll Dole.
WKLL, 1 .unth, man, when ou came
All glee to see our Robin dancing,
His partner's muslin gown lnlstiidiiulutr
You leaped for jo !
And little guessed what sweet lonmncing
You caused, in bo.v 1
With happy bark, that m.uuciit Joll,
You fiisked and fiolicked, initbfut collie;
His other dog, old mt lam hoi,
Was put to lllghl
Hut what a tale of gilef and folly
You wagged that night:
Ah, Luath tke. otir bonti master
Whose lilc pulse beat ever faster
Uarh time be saw a hf-s and passed her
Ills breast went bang'
in manv a woeful bent's dKtstei
He felt the pang!
Pooi Robin's beau foiever buttling.
Uoiever loving, lantlng, earning.
Uiom oil that Ileal t tnlaht bave been
To be less fickle!
Might have been spated so man a tinning
And grievous pilckle!
Vour collie beau held but one notion
When Robbie Jigged In spilghtly motion
Vou i.tn to show .vour own devotion
And gambolled too,
And so that tempel mi love's ocean
Was clue to ou:
Well, it is on ri 1-ite tor preaching
And beans ale e too hot for teaching!
When Robin with his e.ve beseeching
B gieepslde came,
.leanle poor lass foigot h r bleaching '
And outs tho blame!
All this tiniest among mill. men seems to
msett that the have been mulling over
the fouitcen pints.
The Uutuie Is only the Past euteied
through nnother gate." It Is cutlous to
observe that much the same is happening
In Berlin now as happened In Pails In
1S71. And this time the gate Is the Bian
"Beilln ilotem," we aie told, "show de
termined sphll," Yes, an espilt deioipses.
How tapldl the old Jokes die. Not onto
during the war did we hear an allusion
to the old wheeze about the French being
a nation of frog eaters.
Hiudenbuig is asking volunteers to en
1st for the duration of the aimlstlte.
At any rate, the Berlin oewspaper offices
Just npw are not frequented by the mis
cellaneous cianks who love to call on
editois nnd offer suggestions for the
amcliotatlon of the universe.
Tho minor poet is llko the criminal In
that he loves to linger nbout the scene of
his rh me.
"Ihe Licbkiiecht followers aie now car
iving on a violet ptopagantla" New York
Undoubtedly the got tho Idea from tho
Ktilsqi's unions ilowcr-pliicking tour last
Thinp. Thai Might Have Been Said Differ
cnlly The Belgian peace delegates will on ho
next week, sas a Purls dispatch, 'but, of
course, they aio in tho status of minor
Cuilously enough, we had gathered tho
Imptesston that Belgium had jilajcd lather
an Impoilant pan in llio late war.
Suppose our wives should strike for an
eight-hour d i.v '.
The reall gieat man Is the 0no who
can make the most out of an appatently
impiomlslng situation How many of ns
,whci quoto the Immoital lines
O wad some power tho glftle glo us
To see oursels as others see us
leiiiember that thev occur lu the poem
entitled, "To a Louse, on Seeing One on
a Latlj's Bonnet, at Church'".'
'I lie nine of Poelrj
Accuidlng to Alfred No.ves, the wat has
caused a dreadful slump In. poetrv. Jivei
thing else has gone Ui 30ft to 400 per cent,
but a sonnet that bcfoio tho war would
easily Ining t'5 $;4 s.0l t onunanda a guinea
I $5.10) tiHlav .Mi. Novoh laughed dolefullv
"We ought," he said, 'to tevlse the oid
ptovetb si as to make it toad, 'Putts ate
bom, licit paid'"- Londo-.i Opinion
How revealing Is time
I be (.reul 'teacher The Huns w ho wanted
lo tule the woild ian
not now inle themselves!
HV a stop-watch on the llhlne sr, fai as
Bolshevism is concerned.
The Pari" sessions seem to be tetatded
b their own wait.
After the dock sttil.es New- Yoik will be
iead lo admit thut "water ban u legitimate,
Supei lnteiulerit KoblnsorVs Indignant as
set tlou that Ihe civlo conscience has been
Insulted cleat! leveals him as the champion
of the weak.
"Dlffeience of opinion," said Mat k Twain,
"makes hoise laces" Jn that case Palis, tha
piesent headquarters of Jockclng, Ih In for
the banner event of the lentutles,
'I bete ate diplomatists In Kutope who
seem dUdinlned lo appioach the Peace Con
lei em e im If It weie a poker Ruine.
CoiuddeilUK the amount of public com
ment It Is piovokhig the pact of London can
hatdly be called a seciet tieaty much longet.
The meteorological foiecast of "fair' Is
made for this country this week. Here's
hoping It Is applicable also to Paris
The problem of how to get i Id of the
Kaiser lesolves Itself Into one of shelf,
Theodore ngoBpyelt's will vu-vs registered
many time and with surpawlnt y)or befora
.bis Aaal specimen qf;li was :
THU man in righteousness arrayed,
A pure and blameless liver,
Needs not the keen Toledo blade.
Nor venom-freighted quiver.
What though he winds his toilsome way
O'er regions wild and weary
Through Zara's burning desert sway,
Or Asia's Jungles dreary.
What though he plow the blllo'wy deep
By lunar light or solar.
Meet the resistless nlmoon's sweep,
Or Iceberg clrcumpolar!
In bog or quagmire deep and danlc
His foot shall nover settle;
He mounts the summit of Mont Blanc
On Chlmboraro's breathless height
He treads o'er burning lava,
Or snuffs the ISohtin Upas blight,
The denthful plant of Java.
Through every peril he shall pass,
By Virtue's shield protected.
And still by Truth's unerring glass
Ills path shall be directed.
Rise wherefore was It, Thursday last,
While strolling down the valley.
Defenseless, musing ns I passed
A canzohet to Sally,
A wolf, with mouth-protruding snout,
Forth from the thicket bounded
I clapped my hands and raised a shout
lie heard and fled confounded.
Tangier nor Tunis never bred
An animal more crabbed;
Nor I'ez, dry nurse of lions, fed
A inovister half eo rabid:
Nor Ararat so fierce a beast
Has seen since days of Noah ;
Nor stronger, eager for a feast,
The fell constrictor boa.
Oh! place me where the solar beam
Has scorched nil verdure vernal;
Or on a polar verge extreme.
Blocked up with Ice eternal
SHU shnll my voice's tender la.vs
Of love remain unbroken;
And still my charming Sally pialse,
Sweet-smiling nnd sweet-spoken
John Qulncy Adams.
Sixth President of the United States.
Colonel Roosevelt was a mine of plctui
esque wotds and phrases that have become
a vital part of the, national idiom. Some of
Speak softly, but can a big stick.
I'm for the square deal.
Malefactors of great wealth
Petdlcarls alive or Ralsull dead
The short and ugly word t
The strenuous life.
Like Klnr Agag, "stepping sofll.v,"
.My hat's In the ring
Moll coddle, pussyfooter, bully.
Ananias Club, de-llghlrd
We stand at Armageddon
I.'tlca Hei aid. Dispatch.
What Do You Know?
VV bo were Ihe Imperial Orroan Chancellors
durlnr the war?
hat la tha aola teN,lon nf the United
statu bine anuth of the rquater?
Nnmr three comrdlea by Mollere.
, What was the nrat noiernment to adopt pra
paid poatare atamns nnd tn what year vraa
the aiatem aturted?
, What la a tidal bore?
How niiny I.lhcrtr Joana have been liaoed la
lha United Htatei?
, What la raparlo (rata?
, It hat win the orlctnal alio of Ihe Dlitrlot of ,
I oluinbla? ,
Mint liiatrumciit la uaed for recordlnc earth
quakea? , tin wluit great rhrr la lluenoa Alree altiH
nwer to baturdav'a Quiz
i Ihe Kqatrr retalutlon In Ireland brake eut In
Three Frankfortg In (iermanr are frankfort.
nn-lhe-Matn. ,. anUfort.iVth Cue! i".
, .lahn Tanl Jonea una a native at Scotland.
' T".aDVenmr.IC?hnar:'dr" "" -
, SaboU ure wooden shoes worn In Franca
. The ramou picture of "The Ijiit Judanteat."
l,nr VirchN.li'.,nI:1.?-'"' Koa"- sssiu
"'""mi ' ,h l'"",d 8lal" 'J" lfi
, Montreal tneana "-Mount Royal, '' '- ,
t"w ;vaeniniion laid the nnr,l..
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