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ion Address Louis SCHADB WjsJi WjsJington W Wn W4JJington
n ngton ton D O OProtest r rProtcllt CProtest
Protest nftliu Hawaiian HaJeKutlon HaJeKutlonThe DellltlUlooThe flelegittlonThe
The delegation now in n this city cityhas cityhas cityhas
has submitted a memorial to Con Congress Congress Congress ¬
gress of which we will copy the thefollowing theollowlng theoltowing
following followingr
r That your memorialists are areresidents areresidents areresidents
residents of the Hawaiian Islands Islandsthat Islandsthat Islandsthat
that the majority of them are abo aboriginal aboriginal aboriginal ¬
riginal Hawaiians and that all of ofthem 3fthem f fthem
them possess the qualifications qualificationsprovided qualificationsprovided qualificationsprovided
provided for electors of represen representatives representatives representatives ¬
tatives in the Hawaiian Legislature Legislatureby
by the Constitution and laws pre prevailing prevailing prevailing ¬
vailing in the Hawaiian Islands at atthe atthe atthe
the date of the overthrow overthrow of the theHawaiian theHawaiian theHawaiian
Hawaiian Constitutional Govern Government Government Governmeat ¬
ment January 17 1893
2 That the supporters ol the theHawaiian theHawaiian theHawaiian
Hawaiian Constitution ol 1887 1887have 1887have i88 i88have
have been thence to the present presenttime presenttime presenttime
time in the year 1897 J 897 held in sub subjection subjection subjection ¬
jection by the armed forces of the theProvisional theProvi theProvisional
Provisional Provi ional Government of the theHawaiian theHawaiian theHawaiian
Hawaiian Islands and of its suc successor successor successor ¬
cessor the Republic of Hawaii Hawaiiand Hawaiiand Hawaiiand
and have never yielded and do not notacknowledge notacknowledge notacknowledge
acknowledge a spontaneous or orwilling orwilling orwilling
willing allegiance or support to tosaid tosaid tosaid
said Provisional Government or orto orto orto
to said Republic Republicof ol Hawaii
3 That the Government cf f the theRepublic theRepublic theRepublic
Republic of Hawaii has no warrant warrantjpr WArrantr
jpr r its existence in the support of ofp ofpeople ofpeople
p people of these islands that it itas itas itas
as proclaimed and instituted and andhas andhas andhas
has hitherto existed and now ex exithc exi exNitEL
i < NitEL vith ithc > ut It eonrfiderifisr considerf coniderithghts coniderithghtsand tlrtrnghts tlrtrnghtsand thct1ghtsand
and wishes of a great majority of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the residents rest dents native and foreign foreignborn foreignborn foreignborn
born of the Hawaiian Islands and andespecially andespecially andespecially
especially that said Government Governmentexists Governmentexists Governmentexists
exists and maintains itself solely solelyby solelyby solelyby
by lorce of arms against the rights rightsand rightsand rightsand
and wishes of almost the entire entireaboriginal entireaboriginal entireaboriginal
aboriginal population of these Isl Islands Islands ¬
4 That said Republic is not and andhas andhas andhas
has not notbeenlounded been founded or conducted conductedupon condudedupon conductedupon
upon a basis of popular govern government government governmerit ¬
ment or republican principles that thatits thatits thatits
its Constitution was adopted by a aconvention aconvention aconvention
convention a majority of whose whosemembers whosemembers whosemembers
members were self appointed and andthe andthe andthe
the balance of whose members memberswere memberswere memberswere
were elected by a numerically in insignificant insignificant insignificant ¬
significant minority of the white whiteand whiteand whiteand
and aboriginal abori inal male citizens and andresidents andresidents andresidents
residents of these islands that a amajority amajority amajority
majority of the persons so voting votingfor votingfor votingfor
for delegates to such Constitu Constitutional Constitutional Constiiutional ¬
tional Convention was composed composedof composedof
of aliens and that a majority of ofsaid ofsaid ofsaid
said aliens so voting were of 0 then thenvery thenvery thenvery
very recent residence without withoutfinancial withoutfinancial withoutfinancial
financial interests or social ties in inthese inthese inthese
these islands
5 That the Constitution 1i0 1i0adopted o oadopted oadopted
adopted by said Convention has hasnever hasnever hasnever
never been submitted to a vote of ofhe ofhe ofhe
he people of these islands but butas butas butas
as promulgated and established establishedver
wer ver the said islands and has ever everince everince everlace
ince been maintained only by bytorce bylorce
1 lorce of ofarms arms and with indiflerence indiflerenceto
to the will of practically V the entire entireaboriginal entireaboriginal entireaboriginal
aboriginal population and a vast vastmajority vastmajorIty vastmajority
majority of the whole population populationof
of these islands
6 That the said Government so sojjxisting soxisbng soxistrng
jjxisting xisbng under the title of the Re Republic Republic Republic ¬
public of Hawaii assumes and as asserts asserts asserts ¬
serts the right to extinguish the theHawaiian theHawaiian theHawaiian
Hawaiian nationality heretofore heretoforeexisting heretoforeexisting heretoforeexisting
existing and to cede and convey conveyall conveyall conveyall
all rights of sovereignty in and andover andover andover
over the Hawaiian Islands and andtheir andtheir andtheir
their dependencies to a foreign foreignpower foreignower foreignower
power ower namely to the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States of America
7 That your memorialists have havelearned havelearned havelearned
learned with griet and dismay that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the President of the United States Stateshas Stateshas Stateshas
has entered into and submitted submittedlor submittedfor submittedfor
for ratification by the United States StatesSenate StatesSenate StatesSenate
Senate a treaty with the Govern Government Government Government
ment of the Republic ot Hawaii Hawaiiwhereby Hawaiiwhereby Hawaiiwhereby
whereby it is proposed to extin extinguish xtin xtinguish xtjnguish ¬
guish our existence as a nation nationasd nationgd nationnzd
asd to annex our territory to the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States StatesThe StatesThe StatesThe
The delegation protests against againstannexation againstannexation againstannexation
annexation and then concludes concludeswith concludesw concludeswfth
with w th the following followingAnd followingAnd followingjAnd
jAnd And finally your memorialists memorialistsfar memorialistsljrthemselves
far f ljrthemselves themselves and in behalt of the theawaiian theawaiian thej
j awaiian people and of the rest restdents resttents residents
dents of the Hawaiian islands islandspledge islandspledge IslandsIedgc
pledge Iedgc their faith that if they shall shallbe shallbe shalLbe
be accorded the privilege of voting votingupon votinEon
upon on said questions at a free and
fair election to be held for that thatpurpose thatpurpose thatpurpose
purpose and if ifa a fair count of the thevotes thevotes thevotes
votes that shall be cast at such suchelection suchclection suchelection
election shall show a majority in infavor infavor infavor
favor of such annexation these thesememorialists thesememorialists thesememorialists
memorialists and the Hawaiian Hawaiianpeople Hawaiianpeople Flawaiianpeople
people will yield a ready and andcheerful andcheerful andcheerful
cheerful acquiescence in said pro project proj project ¬
ject jectIf j ect ectIf
If Congress does not intend to totrample totrample totrample
trample all right and justice un under under under ¬
der foot we cannnt see sc how it can canannex canannex canannex
annex the islands The free freeAmerican freeAmerican freeAmerican
American Republic must be beguided beguided beguided
guided by republican principles principlesThat principlesThat principlesThat
That annexatbn will prove a ter terlible terrible tertible
lible precedent precedentNow precedentNow precedentNow
Now for 1oi 01 a Lone ono Hand HandThe lIandThe itttntThe
The action ction of Great Britain in inrefusing inrefusing inrefusing
refusing to join the United State StateRussia StateQRussia StatenRussia
Russia and Japan in consenting to tothe tothe tothe
the suspension of pelagic sealing sealingleaves sealin sealinleaves sealingleaves
leaves us to t our own resources resourcesFor resourcesFor resourcesFor
For ten years we have tried to set settle settle settie ¬
tle the sealing question by negotia negotiations negotiations negotiations ¬
tions with England We have ap approached approached approached ¬
proached her as one begging a afavor afavor afavor
favor It is time now for a reversal reversalot
01 the parts Let the next appli application application application ¬
cation for a modus vivendi come comeirom cometrom comefrom
irom from her herThere herThere herThere
There is no need totalk of war warEnglishmen warEnglishmen warEnglishmen
Englishmen may excite themselves themselvesover themselvesover themselvesover
over seals and imagine that we are areequally areelual1v areequally
equally agitated but nobody in inAmerica inAmenca inAmenca
Amenca classes marine animals animalswith an animalswith mals malswith
with the Monroe doctrine The Thematter Thematter Thematter
matter is partly one of humanity humanityand humanityand humanityand
and partly one of money and it itcan itcan itcan
can be treated in both aspects with without without without ¬
out a breach br ach of the peace peaceCongress peaceCongress peaceCongress
Congress has passed a bill for forbidding forbiddin forbidding ¬
bidding biddin pelagic pela ic sealing by Ameri Americans AmericansJ Amencans ¬
cans cansJ prohibiting the entry into the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States of any sealskins ob obtained obtained obtamed ¬
tained in that way This measure measureif measureifrigidly
if ifrigidly rigidly enforced may be suffici sufficient sufficieJlt sufliciezit ¬
ent at once to render Canadian Canadianpiracy Canadianpiracy Canadianpiracy
piracy unprofitable and to arouse arousethe arousethe arousethe
the London furriers to the dan dangers dangers dangers ¬
gers of their situation It may also alsobe dlsobe alsobe
be the means of transferring transferrin the theprofitable theprofitable theprofitable
profitable industry ot sealskin sealskindressingfrom sealskindressing sealslcindressingfrom
dressingfrom dressing from England to America AmericaIf AmericaIfthis
If Ifthis this should be insufficient the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States would still hold the thepower thepower thepower
power of settling the whole quss qusstion qustion question
tion once for all by killing all the theseals t1 t1seals teseals
seals on the Pribylov Islands IslandsThat Islanrtsh IslandsThat
That h at would be a last resort r res fiQrt rt buiifr buiifrwould bU buitwould it itwould
would be better than either war warlurther br brlurther r rfurther
lurther humiliating negotiation negotiationFood negotiatiolFood negotiatioiFood
Food For tho Worldrt World WorldIt VorldIt
It appears that as regards re ards quan quantity quantity quantity
tity three Americans now export exportas
as much as five did twenty years yearsago yearago yearsago
ago which suffices to show how howgroundless howgroundless bowgroundless
groundless are the predictions of ofsomf ofsome ofsome
some writers who tell us that as aspopulation aspopulation aspopulation
population increases so the surplus surplusproducts surplusproducts surplusproducts
products for exportation must di diminish diminish diminish ¬
minish In the first twenty years yearsthe yearsthe yearsthe
the population has risen from 45 45OOOJOOO
000000 OOOJOOO to 71000000 souls an in increase increase increase ¬
crease of 58 per cent and at the thesame thesame thesame
same time the weight o 01 exports exportshas exportshas exportshas
has risen 175 per cent that is isthree isthree isthree
three times as fast as the popula population population population ¬
tion tionThe
The quantities of food yearly yearlyexported yearlyexported yearlyexported
exported are sufficient to feed 30
000000 persons in Europe from fromwhich fromwhich fromwhich
which it appears that American Americanfarmers Americanfarmers Americanfarmers
farmers raise food for 100000000 100000000people JOOOOOOOOpeople ioooooooopeopieyerly
people peopieyerly yearly The Western prai prairies prairies prairies ¬
ries are capable of ofcarrying carrying double doublethe doublethe doublethe
the present number of live stock stockand stockand stockand
and producing ten imes as much muchgrain muchgrain muchgrain
grain as they do so that for or at atleast atleast atleast
least a century to come there is isevery isevery isevery
every probability that the expor exportation exportation exportation ¬
tation of food will increase with withpopulation withpopulation withpopulation
population The same is true as
regards cotton the crop having havingrisen havingrisen havingrisen
risen 125 Is percent per cent in twenty years yearsThe yearsThe yearsThe
The world is only beginning to tohave tohave tohave
have evidence ol the enormous enormousproductive enormousproductive enormousproductive
productive power of the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States says Michael G Mulhall Mulhallauthor Mulhallauthor Mulhallauthor
author ot Thirty Years of Ameri American American Amencan ¬
can Trade in North NrthAmericanRe NrthAmericanReview American Re ReDrawing Review
Drawing Urnwlnr tlio lAmb nit 01 China OtilnaWhatever Ohln4Whatever ChinaWhatever
Whatever the ultimate outcome outcomeof
of the present Chinese situation situationmay situationmay Jituationmay
may be there is one aspect of it itwhich itwl1lch itwhich
which cannot fail to be highly highlygratifying highlVirratifying higIlygratifying
gratifying to all sensible people in inthe inthe inthe
the United States StatesThat StatesThat StatesThat
That is the universal agreement agreementin
in the opinion that it is none of our ourbusiness ourbusiness ourbusiness
business that we have no Chirese Chineseplans Chireseplans Chireseplans
plans no Chinese policy no yearn yearning yearning yearning
ing for Chinese territory and that thatwe thatwe thatwe
we shall contemplate the struggle strugglebetween strugglebetween strugglebetween
between China and her despoilers despoilersas
as calmly as China contemplated contemplatedour
our late struggle or as the woman womanin womanin womanin
in the story contemplated the fight fightbetween fightbetween fightbetween
between herhusband her husband and the bear bearFor bearFor bearFor
For this exemption let us be beproperly beproperly beproperly
properly grateful Let us even evenhope evenhope evenhope
hope that the dismemberment of ofChina ofChina ofChina
China if it is to be done at all may maybe maybe maybe
be done quickly Should it be bepostponed bepostponed bepostponed
postponed there is no certainty cert inty that thatwe thatwe thatwe
we might not develop interests interests in inChina inChina inChina
China which whfc wou would d require the theprotection theprotection theprotection
protection of ofa a 1 Afpirited spirited foreign foreignpolicy forei1npolicy foreignpolicy
policy policyThe policyTh policyThe
The Th example of Hawaii is an anawful anawIulleion anawful
awful awIulleion Icison to us
Partition oi China OulnnWhile OblnaWhile ChinaWhile
While Gcrrany Gerl any is making in inroads inroads inroads ¬
roads in Shautaung Russia seems seemsto seemsto seemsto
to be watching her actions With Withan w withan ith ithan
an avaricious eye She is quite quitewilling quitewilling quitewilling
willing at present to let Germany Germanydo
do the work svorc and when the time timefor timefor timefor
for the division of spoils arrives arrivesRussia arrivesRussia arrivesRussia
Russia will take a little hand in inthe inthe inthe
the game That this is not a the theory theory theory ¬
ory but a stern fact is garnered garneredfrom garneredfrom garneredfrom
from the recent issue of Russias Russiasbest Russiasbest Russiasbest
best known journal the Novae NovaeVremya NovoeVrempa NoticeVremya
Vremya Herein was it stated statedthat statedthat statedthat
that the Russians Russi ns building the theManchUrian theManchurian theManchurian
ManchUrian branch of the Trans TransSiberian TransSiberian TransSiberian
Siberian Railway would not only onlydredge onlydredge onlydredge
dredge the Sungari river and or organize organize organize ¬
ganize a steamer service on it but butwill butwill hutwill
will also found a Russian city there thereThe thereThe thereThe
The Sungari river it should be beunderstood beunderstood beunderstood
understood is a strategic and andcommercial andcommercial andcommercial
commercial key to Northern Man Manchuria Manchuria Manchuria ¬
churia It rises in the backbone backboneridge backboneridge backboneridge
ridge ol that province and winds windsthrough windsthrough windsthrough
through the most thicklv settled settledfarming settledfarming settledfarming
farming districts on into the ocean oceanOnce oceanOnce oceanOnce
Once steamers are put on the theSungari theSungari theSungani
Sungari river the trade of North NorthManchuria NorthManchuria NorthManchuria
Manchuria will go to Russia The Thepoint Thepoint Thepoint
point where the trunk line will willcross willcross willcross
cross the Sungari is the one chosen chosenby chosenby chosenby
by Russia for a city which is to tohave tohave tohave
have fifty thousand inhabitants an anorthodox anorthodox anorthodox
orthodox church presumably also alsoa
a fort and a garrison Than this thisthere thisthere thisthere
there can be no more significant significantproof significantproof significantproof
proof of Russias intentions in that thatregion thatre thatregion
region re ion Railways are not built builtrivers builtrivers builtrivers
rivers dredged and cities founded foundedwhere foundedwhere foundedwhere
where the territorial occupation is isto isto isto
to be but temporary and where the theresident theresiclent theresident
resident power may at any time timestep timestep timestep
step in and claim the benefits of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the work done and paid for The Theone Theone Theone
one interpretation of all this is that thatManchuria thatManchuria thatManchuria
Manchuria is lost to China unless unlessthat uillessthat unlessthat
that power can enlist enlistthe the enemies of ofRussia ofRussia ofRussia
Russia to aid her in stopping the ttieCzars tl1eCzars theCzars
Czars depredations depredationsThis depredationsThis depredationsThis
This however cannot be done doneexcept doneexcept doneexcept
except at the cost of other provin provinces provinces provinces ¬
ces to be ceded for the favor and andperhaps andperhaps andperhaps
perhaps not at all China has no nofriends nofriends nofriends
friends and her utter and flabby flabbyimpotence flabbyimpotence abby abbyimpotence
impotence makes her an undesira undesirable undesirable undesirable ¬
ble ally Russia Russlavill will consent to tothe tothe tothe
the German usurpation of Shau Shautaung Shautaung Shautaung
taung provided she is allowed to toannex toannex toannex
annex Manchuria and Corca with without withQU without ¬
out QU t opposition Englan EnglanA stands standsready st3ndsready st ds dsready
ready to placate with Fort Hamil Hamilton Hamilton Hamilton ¬
ton and perhaps the province 01 otCanton 01Canto 01Cantoi
Canton while France has her eye eyeon eyei eyeon
i on the country to the northward northwardof northwardofAnam
of ofAnam Anam The only region under underthe underthe underthe
the slothful sway of the Manchur Manchurian Manchurian Manchurian
ian dynasty which is not actually actuallyin
in danger of annexation to some somewestern somewestern somewestern
western power is the province ol olChili 01Chili ofChili
Chili in which Tientsien and Pekin Fekinarc Pekinarc Pekinare
arc located No matter of surprise surprisewill surprisewill surprisewill
will it be if this were soon the only onlyregion onlyregion onlyregion
region to float the th Chinese flag out outof outof outof
of the vast domain which in the theearly theeady theearly
early part of the century marked markedthe markedthe markedthe
the unviolated borders of the old oldest oldest oldest ¬
est and one of the largest of em empires empires empines ¬
The Progress or the Trust TrustHaving TrmltHaving TrustHaving
Having gained gain d practically com complete complete cornplete ¬
plete control ol the anthracite coal coalfields coalfields coalfields
fields thus being able to regulate regulatewholsale regulatewholsale regulatewholsale
wholsale coal prices Mr J P PMorgan PMorgan PMorgan
Morgan is about to embark embarkthrough embarkthrough embarkthrough
through one of his corporations in inthe inthe inthe
the retail coal business This he hesays hesays hesays
says will make coal cheaper to the theconsumer theconsumer theconsumer
consumer Perhaps it will willfor for a atime atime atime
time timeMr
Mr Morgan has erected himself himselfinto himselfintc himselfintc
intc a trust and his gradual adop adoption adoption adoption ¬
tion of trust methods is edifying edifyingand edifYingand edifyingand
and instructive
ike every other trust he starte startewith <
with the premise that the real pur purpose purDose puroose ¬
pose of the consolidation of the theanthracite theanthracite theanthracite
anthracite interests was to benefit benefitboth benefitboth benefitboth
both producer and consumer consumerLittle consumerLittle consumerLittle
Little economies economiesphrase phrase dear dearto dearto dearto
to every trust defender defenderpo defenderpossible defenderpossibleonly possible possibleonly sible sibleonly
only when w en business is done on a alarge aI alarge
I large lar e scale and without competi
tion would enable the payment 01 othigh 01high 01high
high wages to miners and result in incheap incheap incheap
cheap coal for buyers But the theprogramme theprogramme theprogramme
programme unfolding showed showedthe showedthe showedthe
the methods which the Standard StandardOil StandardOil StandardOil
Oil and Sugar trusts long since sincemade sincemade sincemade
made familiar Little economies economiesquickly economiesquickly economiesquickly
quickly showed themselves in the thereduction thereduction thereduction
reduction of wages of miners in inthe inthe inthe
the restriction of output in the thenarrowing thenarrowing thenarrowing
narrowing of the margin of profit profitpermitted profitpermitted profitpermitted
permitted to the retailing mer merchants merchants merchants ¬
chants but retail prices did not notdecrease notdecrease notdecrease
decrease Gradually as the power powerof powerof powerof
of the trust becomes stronger in instead instead instead ¬
stead of having customers it itmerely itmere1y itmerely
merely has agents subject to its itsorders itsorders itsorders
orders and its supervision Ulti Ultimately Ultimately Ultimately ¬
mately the entire disappearance disappearanceofthe of ofthe ofthe
the independent merchant is sure sureto sureto sureto
to result in the way of which Mr MrMorgan MrMorgan MrMorgan
Morgan is about to set the fash fashion fashion ashion ¬
ion ionTo To put consumer and producer producerwholly producerwholly producerwholly
wholly at the mercy of one middle middleman middleman middleman ¬
man is obviously a gross wrong to toboth toboth toboth
both But half the lawyers tell us usit usit usit
it is a necessary evil while all the thelawyers thelawy thelawyers
lawyers lawy rs hold as a maxim of their theirprofession theirprofession theirprofesion
profession that there can be no nowrone nowrons nowrong
wrong without its remedy Which Whichare Whichare Whichare
are right
Abolishing Middlemen ItMhldlulI1cnThe MiddlemenThe MiddlemanThe
The Coal Trusts current doings doingscall doingscall doingscall
call attention to the fact that mo monopoly monopoly monopoly ¬
nopoly in its onward and practi practically practically practicaily ¬
cally unimpeded march over law lawover lawover lawover
over courts over the th rights of the thepeople thepeople thepeople
people is entering the last stage stageol stageot stageof
ol its natural and inevitable devel development development development ¬
opment opmentAt opmentAt opmentAt
At first the trust barons were werecontent werecontent werecontent
content with the control of the thesources thesources thesources
sources ot the various necessaries necessariesof
of civilized life This control they theygained theygained theygained
gained with some difficulty They Theywere Theywere Theywere
were inexperienced They had to tofight tofight tofight
fight the hot resentment of the peo people people peopie ¬
ple showing itself in vigorous ac action action action ¬
tion by Legislatures and prosecut prosecuting prosecuteing prosecuting ¬
ing officers officersBut officersBut officersBut
But as the barons learned their theirbusiness theirbusiness theirbusiness
business as they grew rich as asthey asthey asthey
they established lines of communi communication communication communication
cation and understanding with withpolitical withpolitical withpolitical
political parties and potentatesthe potentatestheopposition potentatestheopposition potentatestheOpposition
opposition to them became a mere merematter merematter merematter
matter of noisy pretense pretenseIn
In the last five years monopoly monopolyhas monopolyhas monopolyhas
has marched on the double quick quickand quickand quickand
and has not been in the least im impededby impeded impededbythe
pededby peded pededbythe by the uproarious discharges dischargesfrom dischargesfrom dischargesfrom
from fake antitrust batteries batteriesNow batteriesNow batteriesNow
Now the monopolists in coal oil oilc oilc oilc
c are reaching out for the abso absolute absolute absolute ¬
lute iontrolof ontrol of products from the thetime thetime thetime
time when they leave the earth earthuntil earthuntil earthuntil
until they reach the hand of the theconsumer theconsumer theconsumer
consumer consumerIf consumerIf consumerIf
If the present pace should be bemaintained bemaintained bemaintained
maintained what would be the re result result resuit ¬
sult sultIt
It would not be long before beforeevery beloreevery beforeevery
every product that is called a nec necessary necessary necessary ¬
essary of life by civilized man manwould manwould manwould
would be in the absolute control controlof
of a lew groups of men working workingthrough workingthrough workingthrough
through corporate forms The in independent independent independent ¬
dependent producer whether of oiraw ofraw ofraw
raw or finished products the job jobber jobber jobber ¬
ber the retailer in brief the inde independent independent hidependent ¬
pendent citizen would disappear disappearAll disappearAll disappearAll
All would be servants of these cor corporations corporations corporatlons ¬
porations working workin in the interests interestsol
ol the few men in whom would be becentered becentered becentered
centered enormcus wealth and andenormous andenormous andenormous
enormous power They alone alonewould alonewould alonewould
would be free in the highest sense senseof senseof senseof
of that noble democratic word wordThey wordThy wordThey
They could say with Louis LouisXIV LouisXIV LouisXIV
XIV The State it is we weWhstJ wet welVvh wetVJha
WhstJ Vvh VJha JJ a curious curiousperverted perverted jreall jreallTation Jelllzation eal1 eal1zation
Tation zation of the socialists sccialists dream of ofuniversal ofuniversal I Iuniversal
universal cooperation and aboli abolition abolition ¬ I Ition
tion oi private ownership ownershipIu ownershipPurging erShiP
I IlurlnJt
Purging Iu fillip tho Pension Roll IlollThe noHThe RollThe
The insistence of the New York YorkSun YorkStm YorkSun
Sun that the pension list should be bepublished bepublished bepublished
published is commendable from fromevery rom romevery rornevery
every point of view It is good goodjournalism goodjournalism goodjournalism
journalism and it is patriotism patriotismNothing patri patnidtismNothing tism tismNothing
Nothing more curious in contro controversial controversialliterature controversial ¬
versial versialliterature literature has yet appeared appearedthan appearedthan appearedthan
than certain letters which have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been sent to the Stilt attacking its itsposition itsposition itsposition
position There have been people peoplewho peoplewhoseem peoplewhoseem
who whoseem seem to tothink think that in its assault assaulton ass a ult ulton
on the abuses of ofthe the pension sys system system system ¬
tem the Sun was really manifesting manifestingantagonism manifestingantaqonism manifestingantagOnism
antagonism to all that principle of ofbroad ofbroad ofbroad
broad nationality upon which our ourGovernment ourGovernment ourGovernment
Government is founded and to towhich towhich towhich
which every p itriotic newspaper newspapermust newspapermust newspapermust
must give its adhesion Others Othersseem Othersseem Othersseem
seem to think that to publish the thenames thenames thenames
names of the pensioners might mighthere mighthere mighthere
here and there mortify men or orwomen orwomen orwomen
women who were drawing pen pensions pensions pensions ¬
sions but who it seems do not
regard the pension pension list as a roll of ofhonor ofhonor ofhonor
honor honorNeither honorNeither honorNeither
Neither criticism has foundation foundationin
in common sense The work un undertaken undertaken Undertaken ¬
dertaken by the Sun is one which whichwill whichwill whichwill
will be of advantage not only to tothe tothe tothe
the taxpayers ot the nation but buthonestly buthonesly buthonestly
honestly prosecuted will be of even evenpreater evencrreat evenreatr
crreat preater reatr r advantage to the pensioner pensionerIf
If the pension list is to be a roll rollof rollof rollof
of honor the honorable men whose whosenames whosenames whosenames
names appear thereon should join joinin joinin joinin
in the effort to purge it of the un unworthy unworthv unworthy ¬
The OASC otRulz otRulzThe orItuIzThe
The communication from the theCuban theCuban theCuban
Cuban Minister to the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States Senor T Estrada Palma Palmaon Palmaon Palmaon
on the death of Colonel Ruiz puts putsthat putsthat putsthat
that unfortunate affair in a new newlight newlight newlight
light It shows that the Cuban CubanGovernment CubanGovernment CubanGovernment
Government for weighty reasons reasonshad reasonshad reasonshad
had decided that it would be un unwise unwise Unwise ¬
wise to permit Spanish emissaries emissariesto
to penetrate the lines of its armies armieswith armieswith armieswith
with offers of autonomy that thatwhilst thatwhilst thatwhilst
whilst there was no danger dan er that the thesoldiers thesoldiers thesoldiers
soldiers could be seduced these theseemissaries theseemissaries theseemissaries
emissaries might mi ht work serious mis mischief mischid mischkf ¬
chief in other ways and hence that thatit thatit thatit
it was best to prevent their ap approach approach approach ¬
proach once for all by warning warningthem warningthem warningthem
them that if they came they would wouldbe wouldbe wouldbe
be treated as spies as Andre was wastreated wastreated wastreated
treated by Washington when he heentered heentered heentered
entered the Continental lines to towin towin towin
win over Benedict Arnold This Thisresolution Thisresolution Thisresolution
resolution was communicated to tothe tothe tothe
the Spanish authorities and when whenthey whenthey whenthey
they persisted in disregarding it itthe itthe itthe
the question had to be decided decidedwhether decidedwhether decidedwhether
whether the Cuban laws were weremade weremade weremade
made to 0 be broken or to be en enforced cnCorccd enforced ¬
OUR r > U R FOREIGN F 0 R EI G N NEWS NEWSTranslated N NEWSrrasIaIedad EW S Srranslaied
Translated rrasIaIedad and Selected from om leading leadingENGLAND leadinrEuroJ leadingEuro
THE NEW HBI HRIliRsl HRIliRsle Hiut HP HEPSpectator HPSpecIrkr
Spectator SpectatorThe SpecIrkrThe e alor alorThe
The novel desire to persecute the theJews theJews theJews
Jews which U II spreading so last through throughEurope throughJrope throughirope
Europe Jrope and which will produce grave gravepoTTtTcaT graveffaT rave raveltTc
poTTtTcaT ltTc ffaT rcohs consequences cohs quencell is marked by bysome bysome bysome
some new and some ome unexpected feat features leatures lentume ¬
ures ume In the first place lace it is much more moregeneral moregeneral moregeneral
general than It was The Jews have havebeen havebecm havebeen
been persecuted In turn by every everynation everyl1atlon everynation
nation including our own but sharp sharppersecution sharppersecution sharppersecution
persecution the kind which threatens threatenslife threatensIIle threatenslife
life and property has usually broken brokenout brokenout brokenout
out in one nation at a time Now the thewhole thewhole thewhole
whole Continent persecutes It is we webelieve webelieve webelieve
believe literally true that while Jews Jewseverywhere Jewseverywhere Jewseverywhere
everywhere rise to the top of ofall all profes professions professlons professions ¬
sions except the naval there is no coun country country country ¬
try in Furope except England certainly certainlyno
no large country where the race as a arace arace arace
race does not feel that it is in immedi immediate Immedlate immediate ¬
ate and most serious danger dangerThe dangerThe dangerThe
The new hatred which is lar deeper deeperthan deeperthan deeperthan
than when in 1878 z88 George Geor e Elliot pub published published published
lished Theophrastus Such with its itseloquent Itseloquent itseloquent
eloquent but forgotten for otten appeal on behalf behalfof behalfof behalfofthe
of ofthe the race is the th more remarkable remarkablebec remarkablebecacse remarkablebecwse
bec becacse < se of its contrast with the new newspiri newsplrl newspin
spin J the age a e which in theory at all allevetts anevevts allevezts
evetts tenas towards a regime of oflove 01IIloe oflove
IIloe love The nations are believed to tohave tobave tohave
have become gentler and in some somedepartments somedepartments somedepartments
departments ot life lifee e g the entire entiredisuse entiredisule entiredisuse
disuse of ofjudicial judicial torture torturethe the belief is iscertainly iscertainly iscertainly
certainly well welllouncled founded Religious big bigotry bu buotry bigotry ¬
otry has In a marked mannet died away awayand awavand awayand
and moreover the Continental world worldtends worldtends worldtends
tends towards Theism Theismthat that is towards towardsthe towardsthe towardsthe
the very doctrine of which the Jews for forages forages foroges
ages upon ages alone upheld the torch torchThe torchThe torchThe
The horror omror ol the foreigner qua for foreigner foreigner foreiguer ¬
eigner has almost disappeared all the thepeoples thepeoples thepeoples
peoples tolerating if they do not like likeall likeall likenil
all visitors who are white and who speak speakin speakin speakin
in any intelligible tongue The old oldiealousy oldiealousy oldjealousy
iealousy ot prarts that is of ofintellectual ofintell ofintelkctual
intellectual intell ctual rapidity whirh was wasonce wasonce wasonce
once infinitely stronger than the theliterary thelterary theliterary
literary lterary class cass of today could be beinduced beinduced beinduced
induced to believe beleve has hai died awaj awa or orconfined orcOIf orconfl4ed
confined cOIf d iself Isela itselfa a very curious fact factto facttoa facttoasectionofthe to toa
a asectionofthe section of orhe the upper and middle classes classesmany classe classesmany
many many of whom remain proud of their theirstolidity thtlr thtlrstoldiy their5tolldity
stolidity stoldiy and mental slowness slowne The Theworld Theworld Theworld
world in fact though lar from gentle gentlehas gente gentehal gentlehai
has hal become distinctly gentler and andbrtjtaHtv andbr andbrtiIJty
brtjtaHtv br RUty is i no longer confounded with withniailfc wilhnjad vithnailesa
niailfc njad nailesa C s but the change winch wllch is issaviujftthousands Issavhgtholsnnds IssavIugthousands
savhgtholsnnds saviujftthousands of the inefficient lefficent and andIn andIn andin
In great physicians physicans opinion lowering loweringthe loweringUle loweringthe
the vital vial force of whole sections secLons ol olsociety 01society ofsociety
society has brought no comfort or pro protection protecton protection ¬
tection tecton to the Jew That he gives Ives some someprovocations someprovocations someprovocations
provocations is undeniable i but the themarvel themarvel themarvel
marvel remains that he gives only the thesame thesame thesame
same provocations Novocatons as other people upon uponwhom uponwhom uponwhom
whom they are not visited visied He is so solawabiding solawabidlng soJawabiding
lawabiding that his fondness for law la is isconstantly isconstanty isconstantly
constantly constanty brought against a alst him as a are areproach re reproach reproach ¬
proach He narries 1arries only among his hisown hisown hisown
own people but so on the Continent do doall doal doall
all al the aristocratic aristocratc castes He wears wearseast wearseast wearseast
east of Vienna a special specal costume but so soin soin soin
in half the countries of Europe and andspecially andspccalv andspecially
specially spccalv in France do a large propor proportion proportlon proportion ¬
tion of those who live lve by labor He re retains reo reotalns retains ¬
tains Asiatic ideas about food but his hisideas hisideas hisideas
ideas only bind him to abstinences abslnences and andunlike andullke antiunlike
unlike ullke the European in Asia be eats eatsnothing eatsnothing eatsnothing
nothing which inspires the populace populacewith populacewith populacewith
with disgust He has no ways which whichare whichare whichare
are shocking shocklj for though he will wi not ad admit adnlt adnut ¬
nut nlt cannot with wih his history admit admitthat admi admitthat
that polygamy is a crime crme condemned by bythat bythat bythat
that earliest earlest revelation revelato J the birth equal equality eClualIty equalIty ¬
ity in I the number ot the sexes he has hasin hasI hasin
in I Europe and America America given up the thepractice thepractce thepractice
practice practce He makes money whenever wheneverhe
he can but so does everybody else in inevery inevery inevery
every race while whie it i the poor as a acorporation acorporaton acorporation
corporation corporaton have moral claims caims where whereis wh whereis ere ereis
is there poverty like that of the Jew Tew
majority who do not even possess what whatevery whatevey whatevery
every evey other nation naton except the Parsee Parseepossesses Parseepossesses Parseepossesses
possesses the estate which we call cal a acountry acountry acountry
country That the Jew Is insolent in inprosperity Inprosperiy Inprosperity
prosperity prosperiy is often ofen true but in what re respect reo reospect respect ¬
spect does his insolence differ difer Irom that thatof thatof thatof
of multitudes multules who are alloyed ala Ned to walk walkabout walkabout walkabout
about swelling swelng in all al cltif clits cities s without any anybody anybodv anybody ¬
body bespattering bespaterng them with wih mud mudThere mudThere mudThere
There is in fact visible
no reason for Torthe forthe forthe
the new persecution persecuton of the Jew except exceptthe exceptthe xceptthe
the reason which has been pleaded ever eversin eyersine everslne
sine sin e the days of Vespasian that he is a aJew aJew alew
Jew and ought therefore to be sent sentaway sentaway sentaway
away awayWhat awayWhat awayWhat
What is the remedy for a situation situationwhich siatlon siatlonwhich sitrationwhich
which is a disgrace to Europe We Ve have havenone haveone havenone
none one to tl suggest su gest because we only believe
in one which will wi not be accepted acceptedWhen acceptedWhen acceptedWhen
When all the Christian Christan Churches plead pleadfor pleadfor pleadfor
for the Jew as they thpy plead for all al other othermen othermen othermen
men who are unjustly unjusty oppressed the thelews theJews theIews
Jews will wil be safe but in a generation generationwhich genertion genertionwhich generationwhich
which has complacently complacenty endured the themassacre themassacre themassacre
massacre of the Armenians for the theoffence theolence theofTence
offence olence of oeing Christians Christans we can have havelittle haveltle havelittle
little ltle hope that that course will wi be im immediately immediately immediately ¬
mediately followed The other name rentedies remedies namedies
dies suggested are all useless Im Improve 1mprove Improve ¬
prove the laws aws says one but it is not notthe notthe notthe
the laws but the th execution of the laws lawsof lawsof lawsof
of which Jews have to complain Let Letthem Iet Ietthem Letthem
them give up their thei separaUness separtness says saysanother saysanother saysanother
another but they will wIl not do it i any anymore anymore anymore
more than the aristocratic aristocrtc castes will willand wi willand
and as their theirseparateness separateness separatenes has its roots root in inhistory inhistory inhistory
history and has lasted three thousand thousandyears thousandyears thousandyears
years it is ridiculous to make of it a amoral amoral amoral
moral offence olence Let them work says saysa
a third but what Jew attempts if i he hehas hehas hehas
has no money to live lve by loafing or orwhere orwhere orwhere
where is I the really realy poor few ew who shirks shirksworking shirksworJdnl shirksworkini
working worJdnl for fr lourteen hours a day Our OurEast OurEast OurEast
East End E1d docs dos not snarl at the Jew for forhit forhh forhi
hit hi laziness lazines but but for his industry Idustry Let Letthem Letthem Letthem
them MVS ys a fourth all al turn tur Chris Christians Christlansj ChristIans ¬
tians tlansj but that excellent excelent advice might mightbe ml mightbe ht htbe
be applied apple without wibot results to most mostFrench mostFrench mostFrench
French townsmen towle to many Germans Germansand Germansand Germansand
and we even lear ler to one or two among amongour amon amonour amongour
our own seething se Ut ni population populaton And Andfinally Andfnaly Andfinally
finally fnaly it is recommended that they theyshould theyshould theyshould
should all li h1 be restored re HQred to Palestine PalestinePalestine Palestne PalestnePalestne PalestinePalestine
Palestine Palestne is i heirs or p r course by a title ttle
older than ours to Britain and better betterthan beter beterthan betterthan
than that thatofzny of any Iny other race to the land It Itoccupies Itoccuplesj Itoccupies
occupies but Palestine Palestne would not hold holdthe holdthe holdthe
the halt hat of them and if that half hal went wentback wentback wentback
back the remainder would in twenty twentyyears twentyyears twentyyearsbe
years yearsbe be as numerous as poor as ODJCC ODJCCtionable ojectonable oc octionable
tionable tonable and as infamously treated as asever asever asever
ever The great facts ol history hl tory are not notalterable notalterable notalterable
alterable to suit the dreams of philan philanthropists phlan phlanthroplst philanthropists ¬
thropists throplst and andoneof one of the biggest blgestof of them themis themis themis
is that the Hebrew race never changes changesand changesand changesand
and is unchangeable It I is and it I t will willremain wi willremain
remain as it I was in the days ays ot tne tnePharaohs tnePharaohs tuePharaohs
Pharaohs whom as Lord Beaconsfield Beaconsfieldsaid Beaconsfieldsaid Beaconsfieldsaid
said it saw and survived the most mostseparate mostseparte mostseparate
separate separte and the earthiest of all al races raceswith raceswih raceswith
with wih the highest power of throwing up upmen upmen upmen
men of spiritual spiriual genius and mental mentalgrandeur mentalgrandeur mentalgrandeur
grandeur There There is one earthly earthl hope hopeofjustice hopeof hopeofjustice
ofjustice of Justice for the Jew and but one and andthat aedthat andthat
that is that the Christian race ol Europe Europeshall Europeshall Europeshail
shall embrace the doctrines of Christ ChristTHE ChristTUR ChristTUE
Spectator SpectatorThe S Sfteda ulafor ulaforThe for forThe
The lower French people who ho obey obeythe obeythe obeythe
the authorities authoriies more readily readiy than any anyother anyother anyother
other people in Europe Europeeven even the Ger Germans Germans Germans ¬
mans pleading the law against officials officialsmore ofcafs ofcafsmore officialsmore
more readily readiy than the French do dobave dobavein have havein
in their hearts an inner Distrust < of them themthink thtm thtmthink themthink
think them in fact sometimes in the theteeth theteeth theteeth
teeth of ofevldence evidence a corporation corporaton of ras rascals rs rscals rascals ¬
cals each of whom is capable of betray betraying b betraying tray trayin
ing in his country for his own advantage advantageWhat advntageWhat advantageWhat
What the cause of this distrust can be it itis i itis
is exceedingly difficult difficul to detect detec It I can canhardly caDhardly canhardly
hardly be race feeling leelng for it extends to tomen tomtn tomen
men mtn who are undoubtedly not 10t only onlyFrenchmen onlyFrenchmen onlyFrenchmen
Frenchmen but Gauls in every sense sense of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the word nor can it be becastefeeling caste feeling feelng for forthe forthe forthe
the plain men who now govern governFrance gover governFrance
France are as much distrust dlstrstc d though thoughnot thoughnot thoughnot
not as much detested as ever the old oldaristocracy oldaristocrac1 oldaristocracy
aristocracy was The evil evi has been at attributed Il Iltributed attributed
tributed to ignorance but does not die dieaway dieaway dieaway
away with wih education educaton nor are the half halfeducated hal halfeducated
educated more mor free from it I than those thosewho thosewho thosewho
who are wholy wholy without instruction instructionMr
Mr Hamerton who had made the ideas ideasof ideasof
of the French peasantry peaslnlry a study ol years yearsbelieved yearsbeleved yearsbelieved
believed beleved that it originated in a profound profoundjealousy profoundjealousy profoundjealousy
jealousy of ofParisanditslntluences Paris andits and Its Infuencesj Influences butas butasParisians butasPirislans butasParisians
Parisians Pirislans are more liable lable to it I than peas peasants peasants peasants ¬
ants that is not 10t a satisfactory satsfactory explana explanation explanation explanation ¬
tion It is probably a result of many manycauses manycauses manycauses
causes one ol them being the eagerness eagernessfor eageress eageressfor eagernessforpecunlary
for forpecunlary pecuniary gain and personal per onal position positionof positionofwhich
of ofwhich which all al but the best Frenchmen are areconscious arecon areconscious
conscious con in themselves but whatever whateverits
its origin orl II there can ran be no doubt either eitherof eiher eiherof eitherofthe
of ofthe the fact or of the serious character characterwith charcter charcterwih characterwith
with wih which it i invests Invets all al scandals scaldals They Theyjustify Theyjusty Theyjustify
justify justy to the masses their inner distrust distrustThe distrustThe distrustThe
The affair afalr of the diamond necklace necklacehelped necklacehelped necklacehelped
helped tndeslroy t tn delroy deatroy th thi Bourbon lrbot dynasty dynastythe dYD dynnstythe tYi tYithe
the Praslln Prastl tragedy shook the hold of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the house of ofOrleans Orleans on the middle class classthe classj classjthe classthe
the killing kilng of Victor Noir oir by Pierre PierreBonaparte Piere PiereBonaparte PierreBonaparte
Bonaparte assisted in snapping the claim claimof claimof claimoftheNapoleons
of oftheNapoleons the Napoleons to rule rulej the Wilson Wilsonscandal Wison Wisonscmdal Wilsonscndal
scandal cut down the tht prestige prestge of the thePresidency thePresidency thePresidency
Presidency as an Institution Instuton to a scarcely scarcelyvisible scarcelyvisible scarcelyvisible
visible point the Panama business businessweakened businessweakend businessweakened
weakened weakend the general confidence in I all allSenators al allSenators
Senators and Deputies Deputesj and it is by no nomeans nomeans nomeans
means certain that this Dreyfus affair affairwill alair alairwl affairv1l1
will wl not profoundly affect afect the view viewentertained viewentertained viewentertained
entertained by the whole army of ofFrance ofFrance ofFrance
France of oftheir their tlelr relation relaton relationtothe to the Republic RepublicIt Republc RepublcI
It I is their knowledge of this terrible terribleresult terribleresult terribleresult
result of scandals which make all allFrench al allFrench
French Governments Goverments so anxious to hush hushthem hushthem hushthem
them up to preserve prlserve secrecy at any anyhazard anyhazard anyhazard
hazard to reserve to themselves the thepower thepower thepower
power ot not sending charges before beforeany beforeany beforeany
any public publc tribunal They cannot be believe beleve believe ¬
lieve leve that any consequences of secrecy secrecycan secrecycan secrecycan
can be so injurious to the country as a1 a the theconsequences theconseqUmces theconsequences
consequences conseqUmces of ofpublciy ofpubllcity publicity are sure to be beOn beOn beOn
On the present occasion the danger they theyforesee theyforesee theyforesee
foresee will wi be direct for it is the sol soldiery soldlery sohdiery ¬
diery nearly nealv all al the children chidren of peasants peasantsand peasantsand peasantsand
and artisans artSns who will wi say that the War WarMinistry WarMinistry WaeMinistry
Ministry is obviously concealing concealn some something something sometiling ¬
thing that it distrusts distrust its otrn best bestagents bestagents bestagents
agents or It would not have searched searchedColonel senrchedColonel searchedColonel
Colonel Picquarts rooms roomsin in his absence absencethat absencethat absencethat
that there is some one behind greater greaterthan greaterthan greaterthan
than anybody yet accused accuse that the theMinistry thelInlstry theMinistry
Ministry lInlstry ought to have known possibly possiblydid posibly posiblydid possiblydid
did know Major Esterhazys intense intensefeeling Itense Itensefeelng intensefeeling
feeling feelng of loathing for France They Theywill Theywi Theywill
will wi quite quie naturally naturaly disbelieve disbeleve that un unhappy unhappy unhappy ¬
happy officers story of the torgery of ofhis ofhis ofhis
his letters leters thinking tunking Jew syndicates far fartoo fartoo fartoo
too clever to forge anything at once so sosilly 50siy sosilly
silly siy and improbable and they will willreject wi willreject
reject from ignorance of human IUman nature naturethe naturethe naturethe
the far more likely lkely explanation that the theletters theleters theletters
letters leters had no meaning and were only onlythe onlythe onlythe
the method in which a furious htous man half halfmaddened hal halfmaddened
maddened by pecuniary difficulties difficultiesvented difficultes difficultesvented difficultiesvented
vented his rage upon the world around aroundhim aroundhim aroundhim
him Trollope Trolope in Can You Forgive ForgiveHer ForgiveHer ForgiveHer
Her makes his bad hero swear to tohimself tohlmselfm tohimselfin
himself hlmselfm in an almost precisely similar similarfashion simiar simiarfashion similarfashion
fashion So believing the
belevig army armywhatever armywbatever armywhatever
whatever the ultimate result of the full ful
inquiry which the Government as yet is isat isat
at least half inclined Inclned to avoid will willremain wi willremain
remain sullenly sulenly distrustful distrustul suspic suspicious suspiciOus suspictous ¬
ious disheartened feeling feelng in fact as asif asif asif
if with wih all al its sufferings suferings and its is obedi obedience obedlence obedience ¬
ence to discipline disrplne It was not notadequately notadequatelycommanded adequately adequatelycommanded adequatelycommanded
commanded That would be the result resulteven reul resulteven
even In England and in England the thearmy thearmy thearmy
army would either distrust one individ individual individual individtial ¬
ual or insist insit through Parliament Parlament that thatan thatan thatan
an objectionable sstem should be swept sweptaway sweptaway sweptaway
away In France the soldiers have no noremedy noremedy noremedy
remedy or think they have none ex except except except ¬
cept in modifying modlf1ng the foundations foundatons of the theState theState theState
State StateDo StateDo StateDo
Do we then expect a mutiny mutny in France FranceCertainly FranceCertainly FranceCertainly
Certainly not The French arm arms is in incapable Incapable incapable ¬
capable of ofmnutiny mutiny the thecontrary contrary belief belef in inthis Inthis inthis
this country arising from some misun misunderstood misunderstood misunderstood ¬
derstood incidents incdents in the beginning or orthe orthe orthe
the French Revolution Revoluton Therehas not notbeen notbeen notbeen
been we believe beleve during uring the century a asingle asingle asingle
single Instance Ilstance in I which the army of ofpart ofpart ofpart
part of the army has acted for itself itselfwithout isel itselfwithout
without wihout the consent or orders of its Is legal legalchief Jegalchief legalchief
chief But we take it to be evident from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the history of France nnd especially especiallyfrom espclaly espclalyfrom especiallyfrom
from the incidents incident 01 1848 J88 iS8 and those thoseconnected thoseconnected thoseconnected
connected with wih the rise of General GeneralBoulangcr GeneralBoulanger GeneralBoulangar
Boulangcr that the army regards relardt all allevents aUevents allevents
events in Paris with attentive atentve eyes eye and andthat undthat andthat
that when authority is discredited discredied from fromany fromnny fromany
any cause or is supposed to have be become become become ¬
come unworthy of ofconfidence confidence confdence either for formilitary lormmtar formilitary
military mmtar or civil cvi reasons the soldieis do donot donot donot
not heartilj heart heartil defend U
Times TmesLondon London Dec 14 14The 14The z zThe
The latest Parliamentary Parlamentary paper on the theaflairs theafalrs tileaffairs
affairs afalrs of Crete which has ha just been beenissued beenissued beenissued
issued contains further correspond correspondence ¬
ence on that hat subject dating datig from the themiddle themiddle themiddle
middle of May to November 22 The Thestory Thestory Thestory
story which it tells tels at great length and andwith andwith andwith
with what would seem much needless needlessiteration nepdlessieration needlessiteration
iteration ieration to anybody but trained diplo diplomatists diplomatst diplomatists
matists matst may be compressed into very veryfew veryfew veryfew
few words The ministers mllsters and repre represertatives representatives represeritatives
sertatives of the Powers within wihin the theperiod theperod theperiod
period perod named have written writen an Inordi Inordinate Inordinate lnordinate ¬
nate number of communications to each eachother eachother eachother
other and they have accomplished accomplishedexactly accomplishedexacty accomplishedexactly
exactly exacty nothing The pity piy of it I is that thatwhile thatwhie thatwhile
while whie every chancelleries chancelerir In Europe Europeprofesses Europeprofesses Europeprofesses
professes to be burning burnIg with the most mostardent mostardent mostardent
ardent desire to put an end to the thepresent Lhepresent thepresent
present state ol things in Crete the theunited theuaied theunited
united uaied zeal and abilities abites of so many manydistinguished manydistnguished manydistinguished
distinguished distnguished statesmen are absolutely absolutelyincapable absolutelyIncapable absolutelyincapable
incapable of devising means to realize realizethe realze realzeth realizethe
the th common desire of them all al The Thespectacle Thespectacle i ispectace
spectacle spectace thus afforded alorded to the world has hasboth hasboth I Iboth
both a profoundly comic and a pro profoundly proloundly profoundly ¬
foundly melancholy aspect Noamount Noamountof
of diplomatic diplomatc protestations protestatons can conceal concealfrom concealIrom concealfrom
from the common sense senseofmankld senseofmankind of mankind that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the real reason why the first practical practicalsteps practcal practcalsteps practicalsteps
steps for the solution soluton ol the Cretan Cretanproblem Crelanproblem Cretanproblem
problem have not 10l been aken long ago agois agois agoIs
is the selfish elfsb suspicion with wih which the thePowers thePowers thePowers
Powers look on the proposals ol each eachother eachother eachother
other That suspicion suspicon may be inevitable inevitableand mevltableand inevitableand
and even eVln justified in the present state stateof stateof stateofEuropean
of ofEuropean European politics poltcs but tJt it I is not nota a feel feeling feelIng feeling ¬
ing of which whih any of us can be exactly exactlyproud exacty exactyproud exactlyproud
Standard SIadardLondon London Dec 14 14The J4The i4The
The Further Correspondence Correspondelc on the theaffairs theafairs theaffairs
afairs affairs of Crete brings into sharp relief reliefthe relef relefthe reliefthe
the fundamental differences dl rences between the theEuropean theEuropean theEuropean
European Concert Concer and the Porte con concerning concerlng concernlng ¬
cerning cerlng the future of that island Unless Unlessthe Unles Unlesthe Unlessthe
the partial parial acceptance and the final finalrejection fnal fnalrejection finalrejection
rejection of two candidates for the theprovisional theprovisional theprovisional
provisional Governorship can be re regarded regarded regarded ¬
garded as indications of progress progres no noadvance noadvance noadvance
advance has been beenmade made during the six sixmonths sixmonths sixmonths
months covered by the dispatches dispatchesSince dispatchesSince dispatchesSince
Since the unofficial unofcal nomination nominaton of Col ColSchaefer ColSchaefer ColSchaefer
Schaefer was set aside by the ambassa ambassadors ambassadoms I Idors
dors at Constantinople Constantnople nearly three threeweeks threeweeks threeweeks
weeks ago it is understood that the thecandidature thecandidature thecandidature
candidature of Prince Francis Francs Foseph of ofBattenberg ofBatenberg ofBattenberg
Battenberg Batenberg has been revived But that thatalso thatalso thatalso
also has met with no favor and ft t is now nowreported nowreported nowreported
reported that the Volvodo Bozo Petro Petrovitch Petrovltcb Petrovitch
vitch at present Montenegrin Minister Ministerof
of 0 the Interior holds the field feld One Onecandidate OnecandIdate Onecandidate
candidate succeeds another by such suchslow suchslow suchslow
slow and easy stages that the settlement settlementol setlement
ol the Cretan question qcestonf questionof ol which the theworld theworld theworld
world is heartily hearty weary and to judge by bythe bythe bythe
the dispatcher dispatcht no claw cia dais more so than the theDiplomatists tle tleDiplomatstsslm theDip1omatistssms
Diplomatists Diplomatstsslm Dip1omatistssms saeme likely lkely to be de deferred deferred deferred ¬
ferred indefinitely indefinitelyDaily Indefnitely indefinitelyDaily
Daily News NeHsLondon NewsLondon London Dec 14 14On 14On
On the subject subjtct of othe the tle administration administrationof admlnstra on
of Crete the Concert ot Europe seems seemsbewitched seemsbewitched seemsbewitched
bewitched it talks about it I it pens pensexcellent pensexcelent pensexcellent
excellent excelent dispatches it i professes the themost themost themost
most beautiful beaulful sentiments it under understands understands understands ¬
stands Itself iself Itseifto to be entirelyagreed entrelYa reed on the thenecessity theneces1lty thenecessity
necessity neces1lty ol immediate action But it itdoes itdoes itdoes
does nothing Lord LordSalisburv Salisbury Salsburv it itisonly itisonlyfair is only onlyfair onlyfair
fair to say seems to have striven ear earnestly earnesth earnestly ¬
nestly in the direction directon of ofprogress progress He Hehas Hehas Hehas
has sent admirable admirble dispatches not notuntinged notuntilged notuntinged
untinged untilged with wih his characteristic characteristc irony ironyto Ironyto ironyto
to the several steral chancelleries chanceleries He le hat hatproposed hal hasproposed
proposed first frst one ne thing thlg and then its itsopposite itsopposite itsopposite
opposite in the hope of facilitating facitatig mat matters mattorR matters ¬
ters He Hehas has made no factious lactous criticisms criticismsHe critcisms critcismsHe criticismsHe
He has been willing wiin to leave the choice choiceof choiceof choiceof
of the provisional governor goveror to the vote voteof voteof voteof
of a majority But unfortunately his hisgood hisgood hisgood
good will wi has effected efected nothing The Thesteam Thesteam Thesteam
steam roller roler is in a rut and no n second secondBismark secondBsmark secondBisinark
Bismark Bsmark has appeared on the scene to tomake tomake tomake
make it move on 01 The TheSultan TheSultanmay Sultan Sultanmay Sultanmay
may and no doubt will wi endeavor and andthreaten undthreaten andtllreaten
threaten to interfere in the administra administration admlnistraton administration ¬
tion ton of the island But how with or orwithout orwIthout orwithout
without his friends elsewhere is he to do doit doIt doit
it British Brtsh ironclads ironcads cannot sail sai over overthe ove ovethe overthe
the mountains of Taurus No But Butthey Butthey Butthey
they can blockade the shores ot Crete Cretenot Cretenot Cretenot ¬
not to mention other places
Daily Daiy Graphic Gra GrafthicLondonDec heLondon London Dec 14 14Nothing J4lotllng 14bOtlling
Nothing lotllng more ludicrous ludirous than the fiasco fiascowith fasco fascowih fiascowith
with wih which the Blue Bue book concludes concludescould concludescould concludescould
could be imagined by the bitterest biterest satir satirist satr satrist satirist ¬
ist of ofthe the Concert All Al the Powers had hadexpressed hadexpressed hadexpressed
expressed their readiness to accept Col ColSchaefTer ColSchaefer ColSchaefTer
SchaefTer Schaefer as Governor of Crete and yet yethis yethis yethis
his appointment was allowed alowed to fall fallthrough fal fallthrough
through because none of them was ready readyto
to take the responsibility responsibity of oroposing oroposinghim oroposinghIm oroposinghim
him It is regrettable regretable that the corre correspondence correspondence comespomlence ¬
spondence does not indicate why Great GreatBritain GreatBritain GreatBritain
Britain abstained from making the nom nomination nomInation nomination ¬
ination The attitude atitude of Lord Salisbury Salisburythroughout SalsbulV SalsbulVthrouibout Salisbuythroughout
throughout throuibout the negotiations negotatons seems to tohave tohave tohave
have been eminently eminenty practical practcal We Weare Wearequite are arequite arequiteinsympathy
quite quiteinsympathy insympnthy with his hisbold bold proposal proposalthat proposalthat proposalthat
that in urgent cases the Concert should shouldabandon shouldabandon houldabandon
abandon its rule ruleofrequirlug of requiring a aunanf unani ¬
mous decisionrespondenre < cor correspondence correspondenre
respondenre respondence shows that Lord Salisbury Salisburywas Sals Saiisbur Saiisburwas bur burwas
was wise when he suggested last year yearthat yearthat yearthat
that either Colonel Vassos should be beemploy beemployed beemployed
employ employed ed by the Powers to restore orde order orderin r rin rIn
in the island or that one or two of the thePowers thePowers thePowers
Powers should receive a mandate to toundertake toundertake toundertake
undertake the work ofpacihcation Had Hadthis Hadthis Hadthis
this advice been followed folowel the task lak of olproviding ofproviding ofproviding
providing a Governor would not have haveproved haveproved haveproved
proved so difficultas difficulns it seems seemsTHE seemsTUKAvRIDr seemsTICEAPRIDI
Jally Daily News NefsLondon NewsLondon London Dec 16 16The J6The a6The
The news Iromthe Tirah Valley Valev is isverv Isvery isvery
very grave grve It I is described by Reuters ReutersSpecial ReutersSpecial ReutersSpecial
Special Correspondent as the severest severestwhich severestwhIch severestwhich
which has occurred occured since the famous famousstorming famousstorming famousstorming
storming ol the heights at Durgai Sir SirWilliam SirWiiam SirVilliam
William Wiiam Lockhart has informed the theAiridit theAlrldh theAiridit
Airidit that he will wi not notspend spend the winter winterIn wiaterIn winterIn
In their territory but that if I they do not notsubmit notsubmit notsubmit
submit he will wi fight fght them again In the thespring thespring thespring
spring The winter is far advanced advancedand advancedand advoncedand
and still sti this desultory desulory skirmishing goes goeson goeson goeson
on General Westmacott Vetmacott marching marchingdown marchln marchlndown marchingdown
down the Bara Valley Valey met at first frst no re reststance resistance resistance
sistance and andi andit it was thought thouiht that the theenemy theenemy theenemy
enemy were unprepared But like lke the theGovernment theGovernment theGovernment
Government of the Transvaal at a cele celebrated celebrated ¬
cee ceebrted
brated brted crisis they were becomin becomlg aware awareslightly awareslghtly awareslightly
slightly slghtly They gradually collected coleced In Inforce Inforce Inforce
force and by the end of the fourth day daywere daywere daywere
were assembled in their lull lu1 strength strengthThey strenlth strenlthThey strengthThey
They cut off of outposts outpost harass haras stragglers stragglersfire straggler stragglersfire
fire fre into camps at night nliht and generally generaly
behave like lke hornets whose nests nestar are ariP ariPturbed d dturbed i iturbed
turbed General Westmacott Westmacot began beln t tretire tretre Iretire
retire retre in thej the morning covered by twc twcbatteries tw twbatteris twbatteries
batteries batteris the Third Goorkhas bringln bringlnup bring bringinup n nup
up the rear No sooner had the fiankin fiankinparties fankin fankinpartes flankinparties
parties partes left the spurs ol the hills hl than th thenemy thenemy thenemy
enemy appeared on the hill hi tops aoj aojpoured a apoured apoured
poured a heayy fire into the retreatin retreatinranks retreatn retreatnranks retreatlnranks
ranks They had Lee Metlords Metord and andMartinis andMartins andMartinis
Martinis Martins which whih they seem eem able to pro procure pr prcure prcure ¬
cure in almost unlimited unlmited numbers Ur Urluckily r rluckl I Iluckily
luckily luckl the ammunition ammuniton of the Goorkhl Goorkhlran Goorkh Goorkhran Goorkhran
ran out and it became necessary to wal walfor wa wafor wafor
for fresh supplies supples This may have beej beejnobodys be benobodys benobodys
nobodys fault faul But it was everybody everybodysmisfortune s smlslortune smisiortiine
misfortune if we except the tie Atridis AtridisThe AlridisThe AinidisTile
The General found himself hlmsel compelled compelledto compe1ed compe1edto
to halt for the night and then the most mostcritical mostcritIcal mostcritical
critical moment of the whole engage engagement engagement engagemeat ¬
ment arrived The Theenemy enemy thinking that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the British Britsh troops must be crhaustedj crhaustedjrushed ahauste ahausterushed hauste hausterushed
rushed up the hill hi and charged at the thepoint th thpoint thpoint
point of oChe ofthe the bayonet But B t General West Westmacotts Wet Wetmacots Westmacotts
macots macotts men stood firm frm and the lhp tribes tribesmen tribesmen tribesmen
men were swept back Lieutenant Wes Westbeing Wesbeing Wesbeing
being unhappily unhappiy killed kied The engage engagement engagement engageSment
ment was renewed in I the morning But Butthe Butthe Butthe
the gallant galnnt stand of the previous night nighthad Ihhl Ihhlhad nighthad
had been decisive decsive and an with wih the loss oC oCfifty 0 0flty ofifty
fifty flty men General Westmacott Westmacot effected effectedhis efecte efectehis effectehis
his escape It I is impossible Imposible to read of ofexploits 0 0explois oexploits
exploits explois like lke these without mixed feelj feel feelIn feelings
ings In s The dauntless dauntess gallantry alantr of the thesoldiers thesoldiers thesoldiers
soldiers commands admiration The Thecriminal Thecriminal Thecriminal
criminal policy polcy of the Government Goverment ex excites excies cxcites ¬
cites cies disgust disgustFATAL disgustFATAL disgustFArar
An inquest rqJost has been h hot hof hof
of Walter Waler Croot aged a awho 2I 23 23who
I who died after afer a boxinj boxinjNational boxin boxinNatonal boxiniNational
National Natonal Sporting Sportng Club Covent Garden Gardenwith Gar GarTenwith en enwith
with an American Amerian named James Barry BarryDuring BarryDuring BarryDuring
During the thl match the deceased fell fel and andstruck andstruck andstruck
struck his head and the medical testi testimony testimony ¬
mony was to the effect efect that death was wasdne wasdne wasdne
dne to a fracture of the skull skul The jury juryby juryby juryby
by a majority majoriy ol twelve out oi fourteen fourteenreturned fourteenretured fourteenreturned
returned retured a verdict of accidental accdental death deathStandard deathSiandardLondon deathSlandardLondon
Standard SiandardLondon London Dec 13 13The IJThe 13The
The painful result reult of this glove contest contestwas conlestwas contestwas
was obviously not a matter mater for the insti institution Inst institutlon ¬
tution tuton of ofcriminal criminal proceedings Jtwas Jtwasin Jt was wasIn wasin
in fact accidental accdental not premeditated premeditatedNo
No man who ever took part In any anypugilistic aaypugilstc anypugilistic
pugilistic pugilstc contest intended to kill ki his hisopponent htsopponent hisopponent
opponent or feared being killed kied himself hlm3eUI hiin3elfIfdeath himselfIf
If I Ifdeath death did ever result from any of the theold theold theold
old prize fights fght it was always a genuine genuinecase genuinecase genuinecase
case of misadventure Prize Prze fighting fightingwas fihtng fihtngwas flghlingwascondemnedon
was wascondemnedon condemned on various varous varlousgrounds grounds but butthe butthe but1 but1the
the brutality brutalty ot ollt ituas as the te principal principll one oneand oneand oneand
and it must be said sid that even in the thepalmy thoI thepalmy
I palmy plmy days of ofthe the nine rnl when the spec spectocU spect specsad
tocU t sad of otie tw MMH n bvtti biHig E neb e oth ot other r blac bll bls blsand k kand i
and blue blu caused no disgust the death deth ct cteither 01eiher ofeither
either eiher combatant produced quite quie as asgre a agret asgreat
great gre < t a sensation sensaton as it does now The Thequestion Thequeston Thequestion
question queston will wi be asked whether the dan danger danger danger ¬
ger in a glove fight fght Ib r very much less lessthan leS lessthan
than it was in n a fight without wihott gloves It Itis ItIS Itis
is pretty clear cear that men can hit just as asbard ashard ashard
hard with wih gloves as without wihout them and andthough andthough andthough
though blood may not be drawn so soquickly soquicklv soquickly
quickly and the spectacle spectace may be less lessrevolting lessrevoltn lessrevolting
revolting revoltn the injuries inflicted Infced on each eachother eachoth eachother
other oth r by the two pugilists may be equally equallysevere equaly equalysevere equallysevere
severe Is there a pin to choose between betweenthe belweenthe betweenthe
the meeting meetng in which Walter Croot lost losthis losthilli losthis
his hilli lift lifwd and lt any fny other fight fght to be found foundin foundI
in I the history of1hnoble oPth rhenoble noble art art of self selfdefense sel selfdefense
defense and If there therewill iii i l d dwUlt lIiiT lIiiTwill
will wUlt it not rather be in favor of ofthe the old oldsystem oldsystem oldsystem
system than of the new Any way il ilwhat i ifwhat
what disgusted the last generation generaton was wasthe wasthe wasthe
the spectacle of two men knocking each eachother eachother eachother
other out ol knowledge for fifty ffty or a ahundred ahundred ahundred
hundred pounds their descendants descendaat can cannot cannot cannot ¬
not throw stones at those who do not notmind notmind notmind
mind seeing a roan killed kied for the sake sakeof sakeof
of witnessing wlnessmg a little ltte scientific scientifc box boxDaily boxDall boxDaily
Daily Dall Craphtc Gra GraphwLondon cLondon London Dec 13 13A 13A j
A verdict of accidental tcdental death leaves leavesentirely leavesentIrely leavesentirely
entirely untouched the question queston whether whetherboxing whetherboxln whetherboxing
boxing boxln contests as at present conducted conductedarea conductedare
area are a proper form of sport They are re
not 10t mere trials of skill skIl Three or foul foulround fOUround foilround
round bouts may mayor or may not be beit it de depends depends depends ¬
pends upon the calibre calbre of the opponents opponentsbut opDonent opponentsbut
but In the longer matches ol ten tentwelve tentwelve tentwelve
twelve or twenty rounds not once ii iitwenty I Itwenty
twenty times Is the result ol the matc matedecided matcdecded matcdecided
decided decded b > points It is ended by a aknockout aknockout aknockout
knockout blow as often as not adminis administered admlnistered administered ¬
tered by the competitor compettor who is the tte infe inferior inferior infenor ¬
rior nor boxer but the stronger fighter fghtej and andsince andsince andsince
since a blow over the heart or on onthe onthe onthe
the point of the jaw is i just lustadamaglng lustadamaglngwih as damaging damagingwith damagingwith
with wih four ounce gloves as without wibout them themit themit themit
it follows folows that thatsooner sooner or orlateraccidents orlateraccidentswill later accidents accidentswill accdent
will wi happen Defenders of boxing boxingpoint boxingpoint boxingpoint
point to the fact that fewer fatalities fatalitieshappen fataltes fatalteshappen fatalitieshappen
happen at boxing than on the hunting huntingfield hlntnl huntingfield
field feldj but there is a wide distinction distncton In Inbrutality Inbrutaliy inbrutality
brutality brutaliy between a death caused cused by a amans amans amans
mans misfortune and that caused by byanother byanother y yanother
another mans act actGermans actGermans actGermans
Germans In ii San I 1rancluco 1ranclucoMiss rancl rancisoofills oo ooJliss
Miss Jliss IWIards Wiards ProkiWton P li ilon Paper PaperThe Pl PaperThe er erThe
The attitude atiude attitudeoftheGerman of the German population populationof populaton
of San Francisco Francsco and ot the German GermanLutheran GermanLutheran GermanLutheran
Lutheran ministers of the city cty toward towardthe towardthe towardthe
the questions quetons ol religion relgion and prohibition prohibitionis prohIbiton prohIbitonis
is one that has recently recenty caused a good gooddeal gQoddeal gooddeal
deal of discussion discusion and much perplexity perplexityamong perplexityamong perplexityamong
among those who are laboring for the thebetterment thebeterment thebetterment
betterment beterment of ofthe the country At t one of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the late meetings meetrgs of ministers minsters held in inthe inthe Inthe
the Y M r C A building buiding the German Germanministers Germanmimsters Germanministers
ministers who took part in the tht discus Hiscussions discussions lscus lscusslons
sions made it I an occasion to give t1 t1views t tviews tviews
views upon the above mentioned mentionedJects mentonec mentonecJect mentione1Jects
Jects JectsI Ject
I drink wine or beer wh whwant whwant whwant <
want it and do not commit commitdoing commitdoing commitdoing
doing so said a reverend b bthe bthe bthe
the other ministers of h hi bnaton iinationsanctionedlits
i nation naton nationsanctionedlits sanctioned sanctoned his view viewof viewofSt
of ofSt St Paulus German Evfl Evflerati Ev Everaf Evcrab
crab eraf church said he hethe v vthe i itile
the meetings in the theas theas Y Yas
as he was W S opposed j jbody t tbody tbody
body of ministers ministersthese mtnlstero mtnlsterotbese mtniter mtniterthese
these gatherings gatheringsbeer gatheringsbeer gatheringsbeer
beer in a social socialpair soial soialpair socialpair
pair their thtr ch chdo chdo chdoaotknow
do doaotknow doaotknownot not know knowrlt
rlt not drink bf S

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