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LUEXX.LAURENS, 8OUTIICAROLN, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 1920. NUMBER 3
OF "YELLOW PERIL"
-Japantse ilirthrate in California so
Hfigh as to Threaten White Suprem
ney. Exclusion front the Country
Cleveland, 0., April 3.-Japaneso
birthrate in California is so high and
their standard of living so low that
ally immigration pdlicy )other than
exclusion will result in the ultimate
destruction of the American popula
tion in the west, if not in the whole
United States, V. S. MeClatchy, pub
Uslher of the Sacramento lice asserted
today in* a luncheon address before the
.'The Japanese have neither the abil
Ity, the desire nor the i)ower under
the)r- government to become citizens
of this country, Mr. McClartchy said.
';They are unassini-able. They do
not care for citizenship. Their gov
iriment expects Japanese in this
country to remain loyal to the coun
-try of their fathers and they are loyal
"The Japanese question Is really an
cconomic one-it is siml)iy whether
or not this nation can admit to the
country a people who can drive the
The .lapanese work longer hours
for smaller pay than 'Americans;
their women toll in the fields; they
concentrate in close commui nit es;
they have wonderful business co-op
eration and they control the produce
trade inl many sections, he said. lle
cause of these factors they gradual
ly drive Americans out of every busi
ness they enter.
.\il. Ale'Clarchy said the Jaipanese
now practically control the "imperial
valley in SKouthern California; ltave
55 per cent of the Rocky ford melon
business of Colorado, hold half the
flood River apple district and control
the Southern Calfornia fisheries.
The speaker recited a number of
figures from the CalPornig bureau, of
vital statistics tending to show that
the Japanese increase about four
times as ralpidly as Americans in Cal
ifornia and that while the American
birthrate there is decreasing the
Japanese birthrate Is rising.
Plans to admit Japanese by ratios
or pioportions based on numbers now
here or now citizens, such as the
Gulick plan and the Dillingham bill,
Mr. McClartehy characterized as traps
which would result finally in the
breeding of enough Jaipanese in this
country to control it. Under the Gu
lick plan in 140 years 100,000,000
Japanese would be living here in Am
erica, he said.
Theda Bara, the foremost of all
screen vampires, undoubtedly has the
greatest role of her career in 'aa
1ilelle Russe," adapted from the fa
mots Belasco tsage success, in which
she will lt presented by William Fox
on Friday at the Opera Jiouse.
Miss Bara will be se'i -in a dual
.role. Sht .portrays .both Fleurttte, the
good sister, and 'La Belle Russo, the
twicked twin, in tils great melodrama.
In fact, the biggest scene of tihe play
conmes when Miss Bara, as Fleurette,
confronts herseif as La Belle Russo.
Miss Barn's career has -been 'an un
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attention in the Fox -productIon, "A
Fool There Was," and was quickly
made a star. Since then she has ap
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tures as star'.
.Some of her most important pro
"When Men -Desire," "A Woman
There Was," "Carmen," "'The She
'Devil," "T0ast Lynne," "Ulnder Two
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"D~arling of Paris,"" "Camille," "Cieo
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Prof. J. A. Todd, British 'Cotton Au.
thority, Arrived at. St. Matthews Yes-.
'Columbia, Marc41 29.-Prof. J. A.
Todd, the British cotton authority and
former secrot'ary of the Einpire Cotton
Growing commission of 10ngland, ar
rived at St. Matthew yesterday for a
conference with J. Skottowe Wanna
maker, president of the American Cot
ton association. ie will stay at St.
Matthews unil Monday or Tuesday and
may v liit Columbia.
'Professor Todd says that he has re
signed from the cotton growing as
sociation of England and that he is
now devoting his entire time to his
businean as a connulting economist.
"I am keen on cotton," said 'Pro
fessor Todd, "and want to know all
about the American situation. I have
always -been interested in the problems
of the Southern cotton growers and
am in sympathy with their present ef
forts. The greatest benefit would
come to the cotton industry in Amer
'ica through a reform of the present
system of marketing. The growers
have always been at a disadvantage
in this respect, and have for years
been urging the necessity of a change.
I certainly hope that the movement
this time, tihrough the American Cot
ton association, will be successt'ul."
'Professor Todd admitted that the
British cotton interests were frankly
worried over the tendency toward a
decrease in cotton production in Am
erica. "Our mantfactu rers," he said,
"can do nothing for the present but
wait anxiously for information as to
the I)OSsibIC size of the 1XL Cotto1
crop. They have been hoping for and
expecting figures which would point
to a production of at least 15,000,000
bales. I have warned then that this
figure was 'a maximum, and from re
cent information I feair that it may be
much smaller. This lessened 'produc
tion, and -the great Increase -in tho
consumption of cotton by the American
industries worries us, It makos us
wonder iwhere our supply Is coming
from. I believe that the amount of
cotton wihich will be used right in this
country I,; considembly larger than
When asked about the activities of
the Japanese in purchasing large lots
of cotton machinery in this country,
1Professor Todd said that it -as to he
expected. "'I ie Japanese," lie said,
"are the Scotchmen of the East. They
are on the lookout for every prom is
ing opportunity. They bought our 'li
dian cotton at: high prices when no one
else showed 'interest in it. They will
undoubtedly become an imp- tant fac
tor in the future cotton industry."
The -Mnpiro Cotton Growing com
mittee, according to P)rofossor Todd,
is now well organized, after the in
terruirtion of the war, and it .will use
all the means In its power to bring
-about a large cotton production
throughout the 'British Empire.
"The committee," he explained, "'will
~receivo surbstantial contributions from
the government and the trade. The
plan to levy six pence 'per lbale on all
cotton imp~orted 'into Great Britain
will almost certainly go through,
whioh wvili furnish $500,000 a year -to
further the work. This amount, of
course, is not sufficient to do anything
in the way of running the plantations
of .actually growing cotton, but it wvill
be usedl entirely to pay the expen q
of administration, education and re
search. Our only hope toward pro
duction must come from educiational
work among the native agricultural
populations. We must teach them
how to grow cotton, furnish them wvith
proper seedl and prove to them that It
willl he 'wort'h while financially. This
wvill take a great many years andl
th re-i no chance of immuedi'ate re
lef. Even though we increase pro.
dluction in the -regions where cot ton
Is alroadly grown, the mnanufact urer
could absorb) more than the largest In
(:rease wye can possibly expect."
"I.Evinig without prnar:oy," said an
observant woman the other day, "a.
on must in an apartment or board
lug house, leads us to nervous ship.
wrreck. We feel the stin of too closQ
'onitnet with the other members of our
familly and( with our neighbors. But
we do not knowv what thme trouble Is.
We feel that "omethming Is wrong with
the pinice we are living andl we move.
\Ve simplly move tromt otne box to amui
"thmer. Whamt we needi is miore room--.
room enough for privacy-rooni
Bishop Reveals Secrets of Files. Writ
ten to Royalty.
New York, March 3.-Colonel Roose
volt is shown in -the role of a diploma
Iic letter iw-riter to Europcan royalties,
belndilig even former Emperor William
of Germany to his will, in freshly dis
closed col resi)ondence edited by Joseph
lucklin Wlishop, the late president's
biographer, which will appear in the
April issue of Scribner's magazine.
The correspondence includes letters
to and replies from King Edward, Eia
peror Nicholas of Russia, the emperor
of Japan, Albert, king of Belgians
and Queen Elizabeth of Rumania, in
addition to the lengthy epistles that
passed betwcen the colonel atid the
head of the Hohenzollorns. Writing
on August 14, 1906 to 'Henry White,
who -was then American ambassador at
Rome, Colonel Roosevelt said:
"My course with him ('Emperor Wil
1am) during the last five years has
been uniform. I admire him, respect
him and like him. I think him a big
mian, .and on the whole a good man;
but I th'ink his international and in
deed his personal attitude one of in
tense egoism. I have always been
most polite with him, have done my
best to avoid our taking an attitude
which could possibly give him legiti
nrate offense, and have endeavored to
show him that I 'was sincerely friend
ly to him and to Germany. Moreover,
%%here I 'have forced him to give way
'I have been sedulously anxious to
build a bridge of gold for him, and to
give him the sati'Adction of feeling that
his dignity and repiutation In the face
of tho world were safe.
"In other words, where I have had
to lake part of the kernet from him,
I have been anxious that lie should
have all the shell possible, and have
that shell painted any way lie wished.
At th' sam'le lii I have had to speak<
with express emphasis to him on more
th;aii one occas4Q And Qofn. otaio
sion (that of Venezuela) have had to
make a display of force and to con
vince him definitely that I would use
the force if necessary."
Mr. Bishop declares that in spite of
the Venezuela Incident of December,
1902, which must have been "a humili
ating check," the former emiperor cher
ished no resentment and subsequently
wrote Roosevelt the most friendly let
ters. lie also sent the colonel a num
ber of photographs showing himself
and Roosevelt astride magnlilcent
horses at a maneuver of the German
army. On the autographed pictures he
'had written: "The colonel of the
rough riders lecturing the chief of the
Ger man army." "Total agreem ent
about the general maxims of life and
policy between America and Ger
many." "On the Muhicnberg; a grave
discussion; Carnegie look out!" and
"The chiof of the German army thank
ing the colonel of the rough riders for
the honor of inspecting his troops.'
Mr. Carnegie, by the way, once had
credited a rumor that Germany was
buIldIng a str'ong fleet to attack the
A letter' t'he colonel wrote to 10dward~
VII of England on Jpril 25, 1906, con
talns a reference to the Algeciras con
ference of that year, an international
p~arley lwhich at the time wvas saild tc
-have averted a general IEuropean war,
The biogr'apher states that "the secrot
history of this conference, which:
stands revealed in Roosevelt's cor
respmondlence and which is far too iong
for publication in the magazine, shows
conclusively that it was arranged by
Roosevelt at the insistent request of
tihe kaiser that 'Roosevelt drew up the
'terms of settlement which were adopt.
ed, and that lhe fairly compelled the
kaiser to 'give his unwilling consent tc
Roosevelt's impatience wit'h the core
monies and1 etiquette of courts found
vigorous ex pression, Mr'. Ilishiop says
when lhe exclaimed, after dlescribmiin
his exper'Iences with potentates of v-a
rious kingdoms at the funeral of King
i'wiard, at which lhe relpresentedi the
United States: "I felt if 1 met an
ot-her' king I should bite himui!" ''Amus
ed and1( irritated by the fussy anxlet.1
di5played by the ruler of a pet-ty king.
(loim ahout his prer'ogatives adl th(
prcede'nce to which lhe wvas entitled
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Roosevelt at another time said, draw
ilig upon his bird lore for a simile:
"He Is nothing but a twittering wag
Writing again to King Edward of
11agland, for wlhon he professed a
'high regard, -he said in 1908: "1 feel
very strongly that the real interests of
the Einglish speaking peoples are one,
alike in the Atlantic and the Pacific;
and that, while scrupulously careful
neither to insult nor to injuro others
we should yel make !t evident that we
Are ready and able to hold our own."
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