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TI1E TIMES, WASHINGTON, THURSDAY. JULY 27, 1.S99.
LANSBURGH & BRO.
All of our summer Parasols
must go. We do not intcud car
rying one over. Our loss your
gain; so here she goes:
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stripes, polka dots and plaids,
with natural wood and silver trim
med handles; marked -r
$5 Clearing Price.
White Taffeta Silk Parasols,
with fancy colored insertions.
marked $5.6S Clear
One lot White Taffeta Parasols,
with colored gauza insertions;
marked f4.CS Clear- C
ing Price p-5.vyJ
Parasols with colored striped
centres, trimmed with rufils of
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Large line of lace haby carriage
Parasol Covers at greatly reduced
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80 REPORT FROM FOSTER
Action Deferred iu the Kalian
The Stnt Department AunltlnK the
Muf'i:tMit From Hit Governor f
Ijiinlnlniin Tlie 31 fit n 1 11 f? f IlnITM
Proponed Iiid(itiitlent Inestln
tlon Dual .Sjnti'in of Gt eminent.
It las been, ascertained that two of the
five Italians lvnched last week in Louisiana
aero American citizens, and three sub
jects of Italy. Count Vinci, the Italian
charge here, held another conference yes
terday with Assistant Secretary Hill, at
the State Department, but as the report
of Governor Foster his not jet been re-
1 ceiled, no definite action was taken.
The announcement that the Italian Gov
ernment has instructed its representatives
in Washington to investigate independently
the Tallulah lynchlngs, created a good deal
of Interest in diplomatic circles yesterday.
It is said that this step 13 taken in order
to force upon the United States the opin
ion of foreign nations that the dual r.Jmin.
Isration of lavs under the Constitution of
the United States is especially unsatisfac
tory to foreign citizens resident in this
country. An effort is now being made to
bring this question directly before Congress,
and. If practicable, to obtain such remedial
legislation as may be deemed wise under
An eminent constitutional lawyer yester
day expressed the opinion that such cases
as the Tallulah affair could, according to
popular opinion, be brought under Tederal
Jurisdiction only by radical changes in the
present State and national laws, and tnat
tea probabilities for such a change. It i3
generally thought, would not now bs favor
able on account of the Jealousy with which
all States, and especially tho3e la the
Southern or Southwestern sections of the
country, regard the rights guaranteed to
them under the Constitution.
"Thi3 popular prejudice, however, should
cot discourage u3 if we axe convinced that
foreign citizens should receive redress for
their grievances in Federal courts," ho
"In the Mafia incident, Mr. Blaine held
that under our dual system, no foreign
Government could ho!d the United Stats3
liable for; injuries inflicted by local dis
turbers upon foreign citizens resident in
any State of the Union. His decision at
tne time excitea me amazement, m iuuuj
Europearidlpiomats unfamiliar with the
peculiar' ramifications of our laws.
"The question, has now como up a&aln.
It Is, I think. tof grave importance. I am
inclined to think- that the Constitution may
be so interpreted as to bilng such caiei di
rectly under Federal jurisdiction. A Iibfr
al construction of the instrument would,
believe, make us, with a little explicit leg
islation, adapted especially to the puri3Si
in view, to handle all such affairs as the
Mafia and Tallulah Incidents, thiough the
"The'Ccnstitutlon of the United State3
limits the judicial power of the nation in
section 2 of article 3. It is there staled
that the Federal authority shall extend,
among other cases, to controversies be
tween a State, or the citizens thereof, and
foreign States, citizens, cr subjects.' It
seems to me that that provision gives the
Federal courts authority to exercise juris
diction over cases like that furnished by
the Tallulah incident. 1
"It mu3t not be forgotten that all eco- 1
nonile forces are each day making the '
United States more and more of a nation
concentrating Inevitably upon the Federal
authority obligations which It cannot avoid
and should not evade. As a member of I
the great family of nations, w e must j
establish in this country definitely and j
without the least possible obscurity, a
central, national. Federal authority to
which in all question of international sig- j
niGcance may be referable, answerable, and I
responsible. We must do this not only I
out of a decent regard for our own self- j
respect but also in Justice to our Inter'
national neighbors, with whom we have
made treaties specifically Insuring to their
citizens resident in our borders the ample
protection not of any particular locality,
but of the United States of America. Now.
to a foreigner these four words United
States of America convey but one mean
ing. I need not say what that meaning
Is. They convey the same significance to
an Italian that the Kingdom of Italy con
veys to ono of our citizens the same sig
nificance so far as the national protection
guaranteed by our treaties is concerned.
"I look forward to the time when our
laws on this question will be so clear not
only that they can be understod by a
practiced International lawyer but also that
they cannot be misunderstood by tho man
of average intelligence the world over.
"I look forward to the time when the
decUlon of the Supreme Court In ex parte
Siebold (100 United States. 371), will be rec.
ognUed as law- and Justice all over this
country, and especially In cases of Interna
tional bearings. Mr. Justice Bradley, then
uttered these words: 'We hold it to be au
Incontrovertible principle that the Govern
ment of the United States may, by means of
physical area, czerclsed through its official
agents, execute on every foot ot American
soil the jiowers. and functions that belong
to it. It must execute Us powers or it is
no Government. And to do this it mu3t
necessarily have power to command obedi
ence, preserve order, and keep the peace,
and no person or power in this land has
the right to resist or question it3 authority
so long as it keeps within the bounds of
"I earnestly believe that 'the bounds of
its jurisdiction" should be widened so as
to include cases like that at Tallulah."
GEORGE W. BOYD DENIES IT.
He In llt to l.ea e the l'-iui lv nulil
A report was circulated In New York
yesterday that George W. Boyd, Assistant
General Passenger Agent of the Pennsyl
vania railroad, had been tendered a ulace
as passenger traffic manager of the South
ern Railway. It created a good deal of
comment in New York, but more in thi3
city, where the head offices of the Southern
An effort was made last night to get a
corroboration or a denial from Southern
officials but without result. None of them
had heard the report until told of It by
Later in tho evening the following des
patch was received from Philadelphia:
"George W. Boyd, Assistant General Pas
senger Agent of the Pennsylvania Railroad,
has denied that he had been asKeu to ac
cent a place as manager of transportation
of the Southern Railwaj". He bald that he
did not contemplate leaving the road with
which he Is at present connected."
THE "WHITE HOUSE DESERTED.
Tin Prrxlilnilln! I'nrly on the W'ny
ti l.uUf Clinmplnln.
President and Mrs. McKinley, accom
panied by Dr. and Mrs. Rixey, Miss Sarah
Duncan, Assistant Secretary Cortclyou,
Rudolph rcrster. a stenographer, and a
limited number of servants, left the White
House a few minutes before 3 o'clock yes
terday for Hotel Champlain, en Lake
Champlain. Tho party was conveyed In
carriages to the Pennsylvania station,
where a special train was In waiting. The
start was made at 3 o'clock, and the run
to the lake will be made with as few stops
as possible, arriving there this morning at
It Is the present plan of the President
tojcmaln at the lake during the greater
part, if not all of the month ot August,
and If the conditions prove favorable to
the health of Mrs. McKinley, tho visit
may be prolonged even longer.
Several Cabinet officers and other prom
inent officials visited the White House be.
fore the departure yesterday to pay their
respects, aDd there were several friendly
goodbys said at the train.
FIGHTING DOXE BY WHEATON.
Three Iiiterc-tlnjc rteprtrt
The War Department has made public
three reports by Drig. Gen. lildyd Wheaton
on the operations of his brigade in the
Philippine campaign from 'March 12 to
May 10. In his report of March 21 he
says: "I was assigned to thd command of
the provisional brigade, composed of the
Twentieth and Twenty-second Uegiments,
United States Infantry; two battalions of
the First Washington Volunteer Infantry,
seven companies of the Second Oregon
Volunteer Infantry, a platoon of the Sixth
United States Artillery, and a squadron of
three troops Tourth United States Cav
alry. My instructions were to clear the
enemy from the country to Pasig and to 1
strike him wherever found. The brigade
wa3 formed on the night of the 12th
instant, and bivouacked In lino rear of
the entrenched position extending from
San Pedro, Maoati, on the Pasig. one n.ile
and a halt in the direction ot Passay, from
right to left. Soon after daylight on the
morning of March 13 the brigade moved,
under my Instructions. When the cavalry
and Twenty-second United State3 Infan
try had advanced one and one halt miles the
line wheeled to the left and marched to
ward the river road along the Pasig. The
whole line moved on and occupied the
Pasig road, and then, marching east along
the road, soon came under fire of the
enemy from his entrenched position at
Pasig. on the north side of the river. The
gunboat Laguna de Bay, under command j
of Captain Grant, came up and night closed
with the enemy driven to the north side
of the Pasig. March 14 extended my Hue
to the south and west of Patero3 and
reconnoitred the country to the wc3t and
south. The cavalry engaged the enemy
In force in the direction of Taguig ind
drove him beyond that place. The town
of Patcro3 took fire and burned. March
13 the battalion of tho Twentieth United
State3 Infantry carried the city by rtorm.
Cro33d a part of tho Second Oregon Vol
unteer Infantry below Pasig and when the
rebels fell from Pasig they were exposed
to a heavy flank fire from this detachment.
Sent tho whole of the Twentieth United
States Infantry over to Taslg, the regiment
being taken across upon the steam launch
Maritime. Advanced the First Washing
ton Volunteer Infantry on my right to
Taguig and captured about D00 prisoners.
Night came on with tho enemy in my
front and on my right. Tho enemy lest
at least 1,000 men this day.
"March 16th, Major William P. Rodgere.
commanding Third Battalion, Twentieth
Infantry, came upon the enemy entrencheJ
1.0CO strong, at the village of Clenta. He
carried the entrenchments and burned the
flown, the enemy flying in the direction of
Tay Tay. Major Rodgers returned with
his battalion to Pasig. In this affair he
lost two killed and fourteen wounded.
"On the 12th instant, returned to the vi
cinity of Pateros and there bivouacked, re
ceiving orders to return the command to
former encampments near Manila, except
in that the First Washington Volunteer
Infantry was designated to hold Pasig, Pa
teros, Taguig, and adjacent country. This
ended the operations of the provisional
brigade. In one week all tho enemy's po
sitions vvera attacked, taken, and his troops
killed, captured, or dispersed. The town3
from where he brought over troops or in
which he resisted us, burned or destroyed
he burned them himself. His loss in killed,
wounded, and captured was not less than
2.G00 men. I was ably supported and as
sisted by tho several regimental comman-
i dera through the series of operations."
! In a report dated at San Fernando. May
10, General Wheaton describes the capture
of ti,e iU3Urgent trenche3 on the north bank
0f tbe Rio Grands de la Pampanga River.
Refore this eneaeement. ho.vever. ho moved
the armored train from Malolos to the front
and advanced several companies of infan.
try to seize all places near the river front
which an effective fire might be directed
upon the enemy's entrenchments. General
"The converging fire of the two brigade3
of the division and artillery now began to
Fhake the enemy. A span of the bridge be
ing broken. Colonel Funston, Lieutenant
nail and Serceants Enston and Barshfleld
swam the river and drove the enemy out
the entrenchments near the bridge. At
the same time Hale's infantry on our right
forded the Calumpit to our front and right,
turned the enemy out of his entrenchments
near the bridge along the Calumpit and
pursued him to the vicinity of the Rio
Grande near the town of Calumpit, which
the enemy burned.
"April 2G the enemy was In force on the
north bank cf the Rio Grande de la Pam
panga, a broad and deep river. He wa3
piotected by a most elaborate system of
field fortifications, and had near the rail
road bridge three p!ece3 of artillery and
one rapid fire Maxim. The important
strategic position of Calumpit would be
untenable until he was driven on. I wa3
directed by Major General MacArthur to
do this. It was effected in thirty-six
hours, as follows: I advanced the infantry
to an entrenched position about COO yards
from the Rio Grande. The main body now
being screened from the enemy's Dre, de
tachments and small parties of tkirmishers
were advanced and seized all sheltered
places near the river. On the night cf the
2Cth the railroad bridge was found to be
in such condition that to rush it with men
carrying arms would be Impracticable. A
reconnolssance at night by Colonel run
ston made it apparent that tho enemy was
entrenched in force at all points for a con
siderable distance down the river.
"Upon consultation with Colonel Tun
ston, a point about 1)00 yards below- the
railroad bridge was selected as the place
that bo would endeavor to cross a part of
his regiment. The enemy's entrenchments
oi posite this point were well screened by
bamlroo thickets, but I directed a fire from
tho brick house near tbe Infantry. Colonel
Funston also advanced to the river bank
ttrong parties that kept up a fire of great
volume. The effect of the heavy and con
tinued flro was to drive part of the enemy's
force from his works and Privates Edward
White and W. B. Trembly, Twentieth
Kansas, swam the river with a rope and
fastened it to a stake on the enems's en
trenchments while yet occupied. Rafts
were pulled over by meap's of this rope.
Colonel Funston going over on the flist
raft. Our artillery had during this time
kept up a heavy fire from positions select
ed by Major Richard Young. Utah Light
Artillery Under direction of Lieutenant
Colonel Wallace. First Montana, a heavy
and continuous fire was directed upon the
enemy near the railroad bridge, the
machine guns also being directed toward
tbe same place. When Colonel Funstcn
had crossed forty-five officers and men lie
attacked the enemy, turning him out of his
works near the bridge.
"I then crossed the bridge with my staff,
followed by the Twentieth Kansas and Firs:
Montana Volunteer Infantry, 33 fast as th;y
could pass over such frame work as th
enemy had not destroyed. Upon reaching
tho north bank, two bodies of the enemy,
each about 1.000 strong, wers observed, oni
about onj and one-half miles to our left,
which had evidently been guarding the
river below They advanced upon us, but.
after being subjected to a fire about twenty
minutes, they fell back In confusion and
retreated out of ranse The other body
was driven beyond Apollte station in the
direction of St. Thomas The whole force
ot the enemy disappeared in that direc
tion, the nature of the country being puch
that they were compelled to inarch along
the embankment. I estimated the whole
force visible at -L000. The next mornine
two commissioned officers came in from the
rebels under a flag of truce and asked for
an armistice, saying they 'wished to ac
knowledge the valor of the American sol
diers," They were sent to the division
In another report of the same date Gen.
era I Wheaton relates that on the 4th of
May he advanced from Calumpit to St.
Thomas, which was captured. by the com
bined forces under his command, and that
of General Hale. Referring to the captun
ot tbe railroad station at St. 'Thomas, he
ray3: "With my staff I Immediately pro
ceeded to the place of combat and taking
five companies of tha Twentle,tbJCansas in
person led a charge upon tho enejmy'e en
trenchments, which were all carried, and
he fled In tbe direction ot San Fernando."
SOCIAL AXI PERSONAL
Christ Episcopal Church southeast was
tho scene ot a pretty wedding last night
at 8 o'clock, when MIs3 Ella Blanche Mur
ray and Mr. John Gwlnn Barber were mar
ried by the rector, the Rev. Mr. St. John.
While the U3hers seated the guests the
organist played a number of appropriate
selections, changing his theme to the nup
tial choni3 from "Lohengrin" as the bridal
train entered the church. The usher3 were
Mr. William Barber, Mr. Joseph P. Barber,
Mr. Alfred CopelancL and Mr. Robert Mur
ray. Behind them walked the bride'3 at
tendants, MI33 Shaw and MI33 Barber, each
wearing white organdie, over respective
skirts of pink and bhie. The bodices wore
prettily trimmed with laca and rib
bons, and each carried a large bunch of
pink carmitlons tied with pink satin rib
bons. The bride, wearing an organdie of
mistiest white and carrying a bouquet of
white roses, pa333d up the aislo with her
brother. Mr. William Alfred Murray, by
whom she was given away. At the close of
the ceremony a reception was held at Mr.
Murray's residence, 416 Tenth Street south
east, from S to 10 o'clock, when Mr3.
Murray was assisted in receiving the guests
by tho mother of the groom.
Later Mr. and Mrs. Barber left for At
lantic City, where they will spend the early
portion of their honeymoon.
The Earl of Yarmouth's arrival has cre
ated a thrill of elation among Newport's
matrons and maids. Mrs. Potter Palmer
scored the especial honor of being his
hostess, and Beauileu will be gay with din
nerd and like affairs during the nobleman's
Mr. and Mr3. C. E. Clifton and their lit
tle daughter left yesterday for a visit of
several vvteks to Aurora, in the Alle
Miss Mary Thompson is on a visit to her
brother, Lieut. Tred Thompson, U. S. N.,
nt tho navy yard at Norfolk, Va.
Mrs. William H. Martin, jr.. and chil
dren are at the Waverly, Hamilton, Va.
About thirty graduates ot the Michigan
State Agricultural College with their wives
met Tuesday evening at tho residence of
Mr. Frank Benton, of Le Droit Park, to
meet a former instructor, I'rof. A. J. Cook,
now of Pomona College, Claremont, Cal.
Prof. Cook, welt known as a teacher of
cntomolcgy and zoology, as well as a pro-
l '15c writer on these subjects. Is here on a
trier visit to bis daughter, Mrs. Lyman J.
Briggs, 56 S Street northwest, also a grad
uate of the Michigan Agricultural College.
class cf '03. Prof. Cook goe3 farther east
this week, thence to Michigan, and, after
attending the meeting in Columbus. Ohio,
next month, of the American Association
for th8 Advancement of Science, will re
turn to California to take up Institute work
for the remainder of tho summer vacation.
Mrs. M. I, Weller. with her son, Angelo,
ha3 gene to spend tho remainder of the
summer with her daughter, Mrs. Charles
A. McCarthy, who has a handsome place
on the St. Lawrenco Itiver, near Trescott,
Mr. and Mrs. Phipps, of Pittsburg, who
closed their Washington season early in
the summer, aro now occupying Beaufort
Castle, the ancestral home of Lord Lovat,
In Invernesshlre, England.
The Rev. Dr. Stcrrett and sons have
gone to camp out in the Adirondacks. Af
ter the middle of August they will be at
Rustic Lodge, Upper Saranao Lake.
Miss Dora Lindenkohl. of this city, who
is spending tho summer at Burdette. Md..
Is entertaining Miss Helen Abner, of Capi
IN HONOR OF A GREAT PAINTER
Antwerp to Celt'ltrntc tlie lllrth An-nlvernnrj-
of Van Dj-el;.
The State Department has issued the
following statement regarding the proposed
celebration of the 30uth anniversary of the
Antwerp painter, .Antoine Van Dyck:
"The Consul General at Antwerp, Bel
glum, reports that the authorities of that
city have taken .steps- to celebrate tho 300th
anniversary of the Antwerp painter, An
toine Van Dyck, by holding a loan exhibi
tion of the celebrated artist's works, gath
ered from the principal collections of Eu
rope, public acd private. The committee in
charge of this exhibition has already re
ceived pledges from' those possessing the
best known of the artist's works to insure
the success of the exhibition.
"The same will be opened on the 12th
day of August next, and the event will be
accompanied by a grand festival, one fea
ture of which will be a procession repro--senting
'Art During the Course of Ages."
These corteges or processions have been
for hundreds of jears a great feature of
the artistic life ot Belgium, and are car
ried out with a degree of taste and excel
lence nowhere surpassed. The city ha?
voted an appropriation of a hundred thou
sand francs to be distributed as prizes to
those societies participating in the proces
sion which succeeded in making the best
"Invitations have been Issued by the or
ganizers ot the exhibition to the academies
of art throughout the world, as well as to
"The following is the programme
of the festival as far as at present
determined upon: Saturday, August
12, 1S90: Opening of the exhibi
tion In the hall of the new museum;
reception of members of the art academies
and foreign artists in tne ciuo nouse oi
the Cercle Artlstlquo; concert In the Placo
Verte and Illumination; torchlight proces.
slon escorted by military music, etc.
"Sunday, August 13, 1S99: Opening dis
play of the paintings lately finished on the
walls of the vestibule and staircase of the
Hotel de Vllle; reception at the Hotel de
VIHc of the societies participating in the
festival; solemn session of the members of
the Corps Academlque; procession to the
statue of Van Dyck, before which manifes
tation will be made; banquet to the mem
bers of the foreign art academieb and art
ists; festival in the garden of the Royal
Society Harmonic in bonor of the vibitiug
strangers, accompanied by fireworks, etc.
"Monday. August II. 18D9: Visit of tho
foreign artists mambers of the academies
and lnv ited strangers to the Van Dyck ex
hibition, and to the Museum of Fine Arts;
the first passing of the great procession
representing "Art During the Course of
Ages;" festival organized in the Zoologi
cal Garden In honor of visiting strangers.
"Tuesday, August 1j, 1699- Visit of the
invited strangers, artists, etc.. to the Plen
tin Mustum and other monuments of the
city; excursion on the Schelde offered to
visiting strangers and artists; feto at the
Hotel de Vllle In honor of visiting strang
ers, artists, etc.
"Wednesday, August 1C, 1S99: Second
passing of the grand procession above
mentioned; concert on the Place Verte and
illumination, popular representation at
tbe Flemish Theatre.
Thursday, August 17, 1S99: Running
races; second popular representation at
the Flemish Theatre.
"Sunday, August 20, 1S99: International
singing contest at the Royal and Flemish
Theatres; the third passing of the p:o
cesslon, 'Art During the Course of Age3';
second session of International singing
contest; illumination of the park and dif
ferent avenues and boulevards of tho city.
"Monday, August 21. 1859: International
singing contest and distribution of prizes.
"Sunday, August 27, 1S99- The Tourth
passing of the grand ,artlstique procession;
the distribution at the Hotel do Vllle of
tho prizes adjudged to the societies taking
part In the procession before mentioned.
Illumination of the tower of tbe cathedral,
accompanied by 'display of fireworks.
"As will be seen from the programme,
tho rltv nnthnrltfi-s have taken abundant
measures to proyidejor the entertainment
of strangers whb,nirJr deslre to vi3it th
coming exntmtiqn, ,("" " tuuuu..
hoped that the same wilt equal In success
that of the work of Rembrandt, held in
A Fatalism That Makes tho Country
Superior to Disaster.
Iicnorance of the Cnntlllnn 1'rnillnl
Concerning the Wnr With Amir
lcnTlio tfiliicntcd ClaxNPM l'attlnjr.
Anny tlic Truth ot Uefcat With
Itcilirnntlan to the Inevitable.
Madrid. July 1. As you travel through
Spain by the express which carries you to
Madrid, tho belief 13 forced upon you
that not even a rumor of the war luu jet
reached the remoter countryside.
The peasant, a lion cloth girt about his
waist, still bestrides hh mule tn nibllmo
Ignorance cf America's triumph. New3
travels slowly In Spain, -where the morning
paper is not more necessary than nine
and bread: and it would be safe to wager
that if you encountered a wayfarer on tho
Sierra3 and spole to him of battle3 ind
alarms his mind would revert slowly to
the half-known glcrles cf the Pcnlnsuia.
But the ignorance of tho country may bo
matched by the apparent indifference of the
towns, and for thl3 iadlfferenca another
explanation mu3t be sought
Spain woke up one morning to find that
her colonies had been snatched from hpr,
that the last link bad been snapped in
the chain' which once bound her to the
splendid victories of her golden century.
And she accepted the discovery with an
admirable tranquillity of mind. Cuba ami
the Philippines, alas! were hera no more.
Henceforth she would lose the responsi
bility, as well 3 the excitement, of a
lingering campaign. But with that lofty
pride which refuses to realize a humilia
tion Spain put tho truth away from her.
and took up her occupations once more
with a rare yet perfect resignation to the
Nor was the strange security unexpected.
The Spaniards have always shown them
selves either unconscious of, or superior to,
disaster. There is now, a3 there wa3 three
centuries ago, a touch of Moorish fatalism
in their character. Kismet, they murmur.
as tho Moors did also, who once peopled
tho country, and when there Is no help for bezzlement which last year hastened the
disaster they wrap themselves in a triple ; downfall of his country,
cloak of arrogance and grimly smile at And granted a wis? 'government. Spain
facts, as though they only half believed in , bos a thousand obvious advantages. De-tllem-
spite her Indolent climate-, unfathomed
Now, this faculty of proud quietude oep- I wealth la hm-tod nnt far hecinth hr snti
arates the Spaniards from the other Latin . -vvino and oil and ccrk and ,corn come at
peoples. Had France been forced six ' her bidding, and the rlfhness of her rnln
montbs ago to accept an irksome peace, I crals ha3 never been disputed. Nothing 13
what would have been her condition today? ; wanted save the enterp'riso which shall at
A worse anarchy would reign than now j oace discover the natural products and
disfigures her ungoverned capital. Civil forcP them upon tho greater markets of
war would have taken the placo of a pa- I the world. But. unhappily, this enterprise
triotic struggle, and the frea citizens of i3 too often lacking. Too often tho mani
Parls, glutted with the enemy's blood, I rest resources of tho country are exploited
would long since have been at one anoth- , by the energy of England and of France;
er's throats. For tho red terror of revo- too often the Spaniards themselves do but
lutlon is the constant camp follower of minister to the wealth of others. But better
r ranee, stalking on me neets ot Dattie. to
make disaster ten times more disastrous,
When the Frenchman has received a blow
he must perforce apportion blame not to
thoso who dealt It, but to these who per
mitted It to be dealt, and the Commune
was a lsgical conclusion to the German
victory. Yet how differently has Spain
looked upen defeat! In Madrid, there Is
no speech of revolution, no fear of blood
shed, but merely a well Justified hatred of
peculation, and an uneasy feeling that pol
itics will not permit the proper punishment
ot the offenders.
Nor is Spain's loss an unmixed misfor
tune. When America accepted wider re
sponsibilities she amply Increased the rev
enue of her foe, since Cuba and the Phil
ippines, if the7 flattered Spanish pride, at
the same time drained the Spanish pocket.
In the fierce desire of expansion, which
today has laid hold of the more active,
restless nations, the peoples of the South
can take no share. The competition i3 too
pressing for their gay. slothful, pleasure
loving temperament. Where life Is easy
and work is hard we cannot expect to find
a colonial policy conceived with spirit,
and the Andalusians, for instance, will not
sacrifice themselves for islands over tho
sea, so long as their climate counsels them
to Idleness and their soil yields wine and
olives to a simple scratching. So It was
that for many yeare Spain failed cither i
to govern or profit by her colonies; the
war, conducted by unscrupulous generals,
was a certain guarantee ot poverty, and
it is a significant truth that by shifting
the burden Spain has enriched herself. It
is a a long while since the peseta bore the
value which It bears today.
But though the war Is over and accept
ed loyally for what It achieved, the Span
iards, in private, still nurse a painful
The eternal dislike of strangers. In which
they rival the ancient Athenians. Is more
bitter, more Intense than ever. Collective
ly, maybe, it finds no expression, but you
win hardly converse with a solitary Span
lard without discovering the signa of a
private re3entmenL Now, this resentment
Is cherished mildly against tbe Americans,
who nave triumphed in
strenuously against the
war, but more
sympathy, says Spain, was too loudly and
violently expressed. But this resentment
will soon be merged in the unwilling tol-
eration which Spain extends to all foreign-
ers, and then the war will have left little
trace, save in a rest irom colonial warfare
and la a handsomely replenished exche-
And what of the future? Will Spain,
now she is confined forever within her own
borders, win back something of her old
wealth and prosperity? Will she establish
the peace and tranquillity which are best
suited to her character? No disturbance
Is likely to come from without, since
France, though she has just demanded,
with a threat, that the Spanish debt should
be paid in full, la too busy cleaning her
own house to covet the house of her neigh
bor. Sesldes. the Pyrenees have always
proved an emcient rampart, ana. even it
iney were uot, t.uii-e v.uuiu uut ue iiheiy
to witness the encroachment of Prance.
In truth. Spain will now be left to work
out her own destiny, and there is no .-pa-
son why she should not face tho new cen-
t.,rv iih mr. nd rn.fln,. Tho f,,,
that she has pai3ed through tho crisis of
defeat with the merest threat of revolution
i3 proof-enough that her varied provinces
are all standing loyally by the throne, anl
that there 13 little chance of Immediate
dissention. Indeed, all over Europe pre
tenders are under a cloud, and Legitimism
13 wisely held an exploded doctrine. The
Carli3ts in Spain have no better prospect
than the Royalists ur Banaparllsts in
France, since our practical Ege has recog
nised quite clearly that every country e
lst3 for the governed, sot for the govern
ments; and not e7ea Srain, dacila though
she bs to historical tradition, will ever
again accept the theory of dlvme right.
Perhaps her most instant danger is the
possible defection of Catalcnla, whose in
habitants were always rebeis at heart,
and who have to-lay a far better excuse foi
rebellion than before. Now. Catalonia,
with Its active and must modern capital,
Barcelona, is the workshop of Spain; and
while the Ministers at Madrid spend the
nation's money, it i3 Catalcnla that has to
find tha bulk of It. 'Whersfcre it is not
"He Laughs Best
Who Laughs Last"
A hearty Uugh indicates a. degree of
good health obtainable through pure blood.
cAs but one person in ten has pure blood,
ike other nine should purify the blood
with Hood's SarsapanUa. Then they can
taUth first, last and all tht time, for
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nr;n ,,. ., : e t ..:. w 4 ?
k . ljuj ii yail Ul -L.UUI5 ,. v
2 Heel Slippers or Tics that are j;
j positively worth
$3.00 to $5.00. I
V This is the way we get rid -
X of old styles. X
Foot Form Shoe Shop, ti
f r ana utn. f
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Etrango that now and again a warning ! $
Catalonia, profiting nothing by the nation
to which she belongs, will demand home
rule and a separata budget. But to these
rumors of disaffection wo need pay little
attention. Though Catalonia has always
been Inclined to revolt, yet her pride of
race and langiago will still keep her a
faithful to the Ideal ot a united Spain.
Therefore all circumstances point to the
resurrection of that country beyond the
Pyrenees, which has always- kept herself
essentially aloof from Europe, and which
has never frankly acknowledged defeat,
lier greatest danger comes from her own
love of ease and ot peculation. Her present
Ministers are not merely loyal, hut wise,
and If only they could shake themselves
free ot an Infamous habit of corruption,
Spain would be as well Justified as Eng
land In putting faith In her Government.
It Is a iarge "If." of course, but where
intelligence Is. there honesty m3y be found
also, and there Is no need to despair ot
the future. General Weyler Is In disgrace,
and General Polavieja, the present Minis
ter of War. is a man of untarnished char.
neter. whn is Tint litrplv In nprmlt thi im.
it i3 that the riches of Spain should be
brouirht to tha surface bv alien InctmuUv
than that they shoald be left burled In the
soil. After ail, the example of foreigners
may fire tho ambition even of the lazy An
dalu3lan, and one day we may find Spanish
cleverness acd Spanish capital construct
ing railways and opening mines.
At any rate, Spain doe3 not repine; at
the very moment when otter nations have
either deplored or applauded her defeat,
she has been celebrating the tercentenary
of her greatest painter, and has been de
fending the study of Latin agaln3t the en
croaching radical. And can history show
a more brilliant example of political de
tachment than thatT London Mall.
PATENT OFFICE RULES.
Two Important ClmnseM Made
Two Important changes In the rules of
practice in the Patent Office were made by
the Commissioner ot Patents yesterday.
Tho changes affect both inventors and
attorneys. Rule 41. which read that where
several distinct inventions are dependent
upon each other and mutually contribute
to produce a single result, they may be
claimed under one application tor a patenL
This rule has been changed to read a3
follows: "A machine, a process, and a
product are separate and Independent in
ventions, and claims for each must be
presented in a separate application."
Tbe second change affects the manner
ot oath or affirmation made by the appli
cant and affects foreign applications. The
new rule reads as follows:
"The applicant must distinctly state un
der oath that the invention has not been
patented to himself, or to others with his
knowledge or consent, in this or any for
eign country for more than two years prior
to his application or on an application for
a patent filed in any foreign country by
himself or legal representatives or assigns
more than seven months prior to his ap
plication. It any application for patent
' has been niea in any toretgn country, ne
, shall state the country or countries in
' which such application has been filed, giv- I
i ing tho date of such-application. and shall j
i also state that no application has been
filed in any other country or cpantries than 1
' those mentioned; th'at (he invention has
not oeen iu pumic use ui saie m iuo
i United States, nor described in any print-
ed publication or patent ia-thia or any for
The Ellclblf Llit .Now Contain Over
Director Merrlam ot the Census Bureau
yesterday issued instructions as to the
dates and places for holding examinations
outside the District of Columbia. The
local examinations will close on September
i 13 an1 n0 examinations will be held until
January 1, 1300.
Examinations will be held In other cltle3
daily, as follows: Chicago. October 17 to
oveniDer i; uacaMu. ''
' October U; St. Paul. November 3 to No-
vcmber II: Omaha, November 14 to No
vember 22: St. Louis. November 21 to
December 5: New Orleans. December 8
to December 16; Atlanta, December 19 to
December 27. The dates for examination
along the Pacific Slope will be announced
later. The cities in the New England
States will be given examination begin
ning September 13.
At present there Is an eligible '1st of
300 names which represent about 50 per
cent of those who have taken the examina
tion. Th "Si'n to VlnUv AritnVliil 'ton.
(From the Philadelphia Rrcord.)
Artificial si! appeared strange, but
there seemed to be a reasonable expecta
ticn cf obtaining a margin of profit in its
manufacture; but artificial cottca. to an
American, at !ea3t, would hardly suggest
itself. According to our Consul ar ueicn
enberg. In North Bohemia, however, a pro
cess hai been devised for ths proilictlon
cf artiicial cotton from the wood of the
fir tree, immense forests of which abound
in the district. The wood is first reduced
to thin shavings, then placed in a wash
ing apparatus and exposed to the Influ
ence of steam for ten hours. They are
then subjected to a strong solution of so
dium lye. and are heated under great pres
sure for thirty-six hours. The wood i3
thus changed to pure cellulose, and to give
this greater resisting power some castor
oil. caffeine and gelatin are added. Thi3
mixture is then reeled off In threads, much
after the manner of producing artificial
Silk. Reichenberg Is the centre of a large
cloth manufacturing. Industry, and. a3 all
the cotton u;sd has to be imported from
America and -India, and the fir abounds
here, there Is some possibility of the arti
ficial product being made as cheaply ai the
natural one. In thl3 case the artificial
product Is not a, substitute, as it has Iden
tically the same composition as natural
22.924.926. 928 7th St.. run-
ning- through to 70 1-5 K st.
! AIL Refrigerators
I Must Co Quickly !
We've pr.t cost prices on
5 tkcm to msure a speedy
clearance. For example, you
may how buy tht. "Ratiucy
Refrigerators that sold at $6
Made of hardwood acd 41
$ , , .., .1
i niches high, with removabte
v waslc p,pe and patent drip
cun. Prudent housewives
will be prompt to make such
UATIXEE TODAY-EXTWK HOUSE. i3c.
Df A ma BETrVAL CF
,.2Sc. 50c. 73c
GLEN ECHO PARK
Tonight at 8:30.
is the AjirmniEATnE.
23CRASD CONCERT BANB-25
AiJited by MIh MAP.GVKET KOO.NTZ. Sorrano.
Free transfers to Dutrict line via the Metro
rTGrand IUnmiet Hall now even. SsecUt Din
ners for private parties, elite, and orzacinMoiu.
ijuccn ueaorans wtv ucp ana vmuaciseiiu.
XS'IUPOUTANT NOTICE MttrcpoliU a Railroad
will cive free transfer to Brijhtool cars. Onljr
two (2) tired to Glen Sligo.
CHEVY CHASE LAKE.
CRAXD ILLUMIXATIOX EVEItr EVESTSC
Cand Concerts and rxincin?. Aimusion Free!
IX)ST MISd EXCUItelOS oy
for the lnefit of the TEXAS FLOOD MTFER
KR.1, to ItUER VIEW, on FBIDVY. July -d.
Tickets, 23c; on sale st wiurf. BuaU 13 a m..
2 and 0 p. ra. iyZTit
I'OIt jzou.-vt VEIl.VO.,
ALCXA.M1IIU. AMI .UlU'iUTOY.
Electric train?, station 13VJ at. and Pj. are. For
HU emon every hour, from 19 a. in. to 3 p m.
For Alexandria and Arlington See schedule.
ROUND TRIP to Jit. Vernon, 50c Itourd trip
to Alexandria, ttc Round trip to Arlington. Ste.
Hound trip to ML VeraOb. includji; Arlmstoa
and Alexandria. COc
Wa-hwzton. Alexandria, and ML Vernon Rwy.
STEAMER. SAll'L J. PENTZ.
DA'U PiRSONAUY CONDUCTED TRIPS
F.VEBV SUNDAY. ED.ESDAT, ASD SATUR
DAY. Take steamer week-days at 10 a. m.. 2 13. and
C;(3 p. ra. Sundays, 11 a. in., 2. IS, and 6.13
TiekatJ, 25:. Childrsn. 15c.
except on 10 a tn. and 2:15 p m. trips Satur
day, when tickets are 10c TO ALL.
FOR MARSHALL HALL.
Steamer Charlea Jlacalester leave) Tlh SL whart
SlocJar, Tuesday, and Wedsewiay, U a. m. and
2:30 p. n : Thusday, Friday, and Saturday, 13
i. m., 2:30 and 6:3J p. m. Sunday. II a. ra.,
2.30 and C:20 p. m.
INDIAN HEAD TRIPS
Every Thursday. Friday, and Saturday, C:33 p. ta.
l'rol. tchrceders Rand. All Amusemena.
FARE l.OUSD TRIP. 25 CENTS.
C y W of ctin "fcafcer's breadl"
BF.ST DREAD IN TOVSX
TISFSTl ' aaBf' L1t"fc:l1 hreadr
BEST DREAD IN TO'.VS.
WOR&3 OUT Uh"":
BEST BREAD IS TOWN.
You will be V EL.L " r "'
Eosion Baking Co's Homemade Bread.
YOUR Crocer Sells IL
(From thv Detroit Free Pre!"
They became acquainted on one ot tf!3
ferryboats while -riding Just for the saka
of keeping cool. There happened to be
bridal couple billing and cooing near Uen,
and the old gentleman from Grand Ra;t-s
had an internal convulsion ot laughter
which lasted so long that he felt called,
upon to explain.
"That recalls my own wedding trip " ha
began between chuckles, "it was so dif
ferent. 1 suppose I had about a3 tough
an experience as ever fell to th lot of a
new and bashful husband. I llveu in New
York State and was married ther Just
between ourselves. I won he pre'tiet
and best girl In the county. We had a 3ni
wedding and a great send-oft wen we
left for our trip. But then the traublj
began. At the very first station f J"l3
came In, studied the appearance of ex a
one until they reached us. loakel -U lei
and hastened out, the men rusr.t"-s a a
group to the telegraph office.
"At the next depot there was the "-a is
invasion, seme Ms-voiced man ye e l
That's them!' and then there wa-. a
acramble for the telegraph window By
this time my new wife vva3 very nr.o
and I was very mad. At the next sto., the
rush was still larger, and wc were care
fully locked over and the usual stu'pel
followed. . grabbed the hind fello-v lr.
the chase, whirled him arourfd, caught
him b7 the throat acd demanded on ex
planation. He couldn't tpeak, so he gavo
me a handbill. It offered a reward of
$100 to anyone discovering and reporting
a voutnful green-looking' couple answer
ing our description. We LH for the re t
of tbe bridal tour over that line, and when,
we reached home my bsi chum got th.
allnrelsst thrashing he ever hai
ffnrtla Ueruinii LIojiI's Ilcrcint.
(From the New ork Sun.
fjst year Ire North German ford t uK la
;i.llI,Su u compared w.th $2,7T9.7UJ 111 1S3".
and '2.181,23) a ISol Thi ttuoi.nl i" stributed
in iluUVnd was $1 OCO.COO, while in 1507 it wai
i j0.r.Aj. ard in ISM J150.00O. The greatct pail
ot tks inrrrass came from tbe Atlantic trade.