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1 WASHINGTON 1 1 SENTINEL SENTINELVOL If IfXXV u i i
VOL XXV WASHINGTON W CITY D C SATURDAY JANUARY 22 221 1898 NO >
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The Immigration Bill BillPASSED BillII BillFiSSEI i
II IIP4SSED
PASSED SENATE BEN ATE 45 ir AGAINST 2H 2HAll 2HAll H HAll
All Republicans for It ItAll All Demo DIMIIOcratB Democrats PeinocraE
cratB craE except 2 agalnm palnllt It ItKicked ItKlckmt ItKlokttI
Kicked lor Voting Volin for McKinley McKlnlcyTho lUcJrlnlcy1h McKinleyTho
Tho 1h Sentinel All Right and IB IBSustained 18BU8tnlnclt isSustaltied
Sustained SustainedThe BU8tnlncltThe SustaltiedThe
The Lodge Immigration bill has haspassed haspassed haspassed
passed the Senate by a large largemajority largemajority largemajority
majority Of the 45 who voted votedfor votedfor
1 for it but two Tillman and Chil Chilton Chilton Chilton ¬
ton Texas were Democrats Democratsthe Democratsthebalance Democratsthebalance the thebalance
balance Republicans Amongst Amongstthe Amongstthe Amongstthe
the latter were Senator SenatorSpooner Spooner of ofWisconsin ofWisconsin ofWisconsin
Wisconsin the most German GermanAmerican GermanAmerican GermanAmerican
American State and Hanna who whohastened whohastened whohastened
hastened to Washington to show showhis showhis showhis
his gratitude to the German Re Republicans Republicans Republicans ¬
publicans of Ohio who had just justelected justelected justelected
elected him All the Republican Republicanleaders Republicanleaders Republicanleaders
leaders voted for and all the Dem Democratic Democratic Democratic ¬
ocratic leaders against the bill billThe billThe billThe
The Democrats as of old stood stoodalmost stoodalmost stoodalmost
almost unanimously unanimou ly on the side of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the immigrant whilst the Repub Republican Republican Republican ¬
lican leaders in fact the whole wholepack wholepack wholepack
pack unanimoujtl unanimo < t in true Kgw KgwNothing KtfwNothing KpwNothing
Nothing style made and directed directedthe dir directedthe cted ctedthe
the onslaught against them themWe themW themWe
We W copy the vote from the Con Congressional Congnssional Congressional ¬
gressional Record RecordYeas RecordY RecordYeas45
Yeas Y Yeas45 Yeas45Allison eas45 eas45Allison 45 45Allison
Allison Baker Burrows Cannon CannonCarter CannonCarter Cannoni
i Carter Chandler Chilton Clark Davis DavisElkins DavisElkins
4 Elkins Fairbanks Foraker Frye Gal Gallinger GnlUnger Gallinger
linger Hale Hanna Hansbrough HansbroughHarris HansbroughHarris HansbroughHarris
Harris Hawley Hoar Kvle Lodge LodgeMcBride LodgeMcBride LodgeMcBride
McBride McMillan Mantle Mason MasonMorrill MasonMorrill MasonMorrill
Morrill Penrose Perkins Pettigrew PettigrewPlatt PetU PettigrewPlatt rew rewPlatt
Platt Conn Platt N Y Pritchard PritchardProctor PritchardProctor PritchardProctor
Proctor Quay Sewall Shoup bpooner bpoonerTeller SpoonerTcller pooner poonerTeller
Teller Thurston Tillman Warren WarrenWetmore WarrenWetmore VarrenWetmore
Wetmore Wilson Wolcott WolcottNays VolcottNays28 VolcotNayS28
Nays Nays28 Nays28Allen NayS28Allen 28 28Allen
Allen Bacon Bate Berry Caffery CafferyClay CafleryClay CafT ry ryClay
Clay Cockrell Daniel Gorman Heit Heitfold HeltfeldJones Heitfelci
fold feldJones Jones Ark Ark Kenney Lindsay Mc MeEnery McEnery McEnery
Enery Mallory Martin Mills Mitchell MitchellMoney lrl1tchellMoney MitchellMoney
Money Morgan Murph Pettus Raw RawHns RawRoach Raw1r
1r Hns Roach Stewart Turple Walthall WalthallWhite WalthallWh WaithallWhite
White Wh White te
Not Voting Votinir16 Votinir16Aldrich Votfngx6Aldrich 16 16Aldrlch
Aldrich Butler Cullom Deboe Faulk Faulkner Faulkner Faulkner ¬
ner Gear Gray GrayJones Jones Nev McLaurin McLaurinNelson McLaurinNelson McLaurinNelson
Nelson PascoSmlth Turley Turner TurnerVest TurnerVest TurnerVest
Vest Wellington WellingtonAgainst Wetlin WellingtonAgainst tn tnAgainst
Against the bill were paired the theseven theseven theseven
seven Democrats to wit Gray GrayMartin GrayMartin GrayMartin
Martin Pasco Vest FaulknerTurle Faulkner FaulknerTurley FaulkncrTurlev
Turley Turle and Smith with the seven sevenRepublicans sevenRepublicans sevenRepublicans
Republicans Cullom Mantle MantleAldrich MantleAldrich MantleAldrich
Aldrich Nelson Turner Deboe Deboeand Deboeand Deboeand
and Gear who if present would wouldhave wouldhave wouldhave
have voted for the bill billAbsent blllAbsent billAbsent
Absent and unpaired were the theDemocrat theDemocrat theDemocrat
Democrat McLauren who is sick sickand sickand sickand
and the Republicans Wellington Wellingtonand
and Jones Nev NevThe NevThe NevThe
The WASHINGTON SENTINEL is isd I Il
d l that its party the Demo DemoHas Demous Demoas
Has us as shown up so nobly for fornmigrant fornmigrant fornmigrant
nmigrant but two Tillman TillmanDhilton Tillmanhilton TiUmanhilton
hilton voting with the Re Repuuucans RelIucans ReuuaiiCaflS
puuucans uuaiiCaflS against Democracy DemocracyWe DemocracvWe DemocracyWe
We do not take much stock in Tilt Tiltmans Ti1lmans Tillmans
mans Democracy but why Sen Senator Senator Seaator ¬
ator Chilton of the great Stale of ofTexas ofTexas ofTexas
Texas should have forsaken his hisfriends hisfriends hisfriends
friends and joined the Yankee YankeeKnowNothings YankeeKnowNothings YankeeKnowNothings
KnowNothings is an enigma to tous tous tous
us and will ill be still more so to his hisTexas hisTexas hisTexas
Texas fellow Democrats His Hisaction Hisaction Hisaction
action is almost a crime and it itwill itwill it itwill
will take a long time before he can canbe canbe canbe
be trusted again and regarded rc arded as a atrue atrue atrue
true Democrat We hope that thatnone thatnone thatnone
none of his delegation in the House Housewill Housewill Housewill
will follow him It would wo ld be well welldeserved welldeserved welldeseryed
deserved ruin to him himThe himThe himThe
The Virginia Senators Daniels Danielsand Danielsand Danielsand
and Martin were this time both bothall bothall bothall
all right for which they deserve deservegreat deservegreat deservegreat
great credit The State of Henry HenryA
A Wise could not favor Know KnowNothingtsm Know KnowNothingism KnowNothingism
Nothingism Their colleagues in inthe inthe inthe
the House will follow their Sena Senators Senators Senators ¬
tors and not make fools of them themselves themselves themselves ¬
selves by joining the New Eng England England England ¬
land KnowNothings It will not notn4y notat nott
n4y t at the next election for any anyi anydo anydo
i do so sonsequence souequencc sonsequence
nsequence and result ot
this vote will be felt at the next nextelection nextelection nextelection
election by all all1ibert1 liberty loving men menVivat menVlvat menViva
Viva pars ars Dcmooratica DcmooraticaIterum Dtmo JnooraticaIleni ratical raticalIInlUll
Iterum Ileni m censeo parlem Republican Republicanesse Re Repub1ieaiesse ubNcam ubNcamesse
esse defendant defendantor ddendamlor
or in plain English EnglishLong EnghshLong EnglishLong
Long live democracy democracyDown democracylDOtJJl1uitle deviocracyown
Down DOtJJl1uitle own with the Republicans Re RepuMicasMi ll llcallsl llcallsl1I I IAll
All 1I Loss No Gain GainWe GnlnWe GtttiiWe
We now own Pearl Harbor and andcan andcan andcan
can fortify it as strongly as we wish wishIt wishIt wishIt
It is the only harbor in the Ha Hawaiian Hawaiian Hawaiian ¬
waiian Islands suitable for a naval navalstation navalstation navalstation
station stationWe stationWe stationWe
We have served notice on the theworld theworld theworld
world that the Hawaiian Islands Islandsire
ire under our protection and must mustnot mustnot mustnot
not be annexed by any other otherpower otherpo otherpower
power powerThis po powerThis wer werThis
This settles the bulwark and andnaval andnaval andnaval
naval outpost argument the tri triangle triangle tn tnangle ¬
angle and key nonsense nonsenseWe nonsenseVe nonsenseWe
We Ve now have a practical mon monopoly monoopolv monopoly ¬
opoly ol Hawaiis export trade and andcan andcan andcan
can keep it as long as we wish to toadmit toadmit toadmit
admit Hawaiian sugar free of duty dutyWe dutyWe dutyWe
We care nothing of ofHawaiis Hawaiis im import import
port trade because it is a mere meretrifle meretrifle meretrifle
trifle and will always be a trifle trifleThe trifleThe trifleThe
The Hawaiian sugar plantations plantationsare
are worked by serfs and serfs do donot doI donot
I not buy Hawaii now sustains sustainspractically sustainspractically sustainspractically
practically its limit of population populationand
and any additions to the population populationwill populationwill populationwill
will be plantation serfs serfsThis serfsThis serfsThis
This settles the commercial commercialpretext commercialpretext commercialpretext
pretext pretextClearly pretextClearly pretextClearly
Clearly we wehave have nothing to gain gainby gainbv gainby
by annexation annex tion What would we welose welose welose
lose
Millions on millions squandered squanderedin
in remote fortifications and in fleets fleetsto fleetsto fleetsto
to be stationed so far from our ourcoasts ourcoasts ourcoasts
coasts as to be useless for defense defenseThat defenseThat defenseThat
That present security which whichcomes whichcomes whichcomes
comes from the he continuity of our ourpossessions ourpossession ourpossessions
possessions making them compact compactand compactand compactand
and easily defended defendedThe defendedThe defendedThe
The dignity of American State Statehood 3tJtehood 3tatehood ¬
hood impaired already by rotten rottenborough rottenborough rottenborough
borough Western mining camps campsand campsand campsand
and certain to be broken brol en down al altogether aItogether altogether ¬
together by a leprous State in the theremote theI theremote
remote South Seas whose Kan Kanakas Kanak Kartakas ¬
I
akas ak s and Asiatics would have two twoSenators twoSenators twoSenators
Senators and three Presidential Presidentialelectors Presidentialelectors Presidentialelectors
electors electorsNothing electorsNothing electorsNothing
Nothing to gain Everything Everythingto Evervthinto
to lose What Wliata a bargain bargainAll bar2ainlAFalhm bargainAFatlcit
<
AFalhm IUltr IUltrI IUltrAll ItiPtAll
I
All the news from the great greatprosperity greatprosperity I Iprosperity
prosperity strike is interesting interestingbut interestingbut I Ibut
but the news from Lewiston has an anawlul anawlul anawlul
awlul fascination fascinationLewiston fascinationLewiston fascinationLewiston
Lewiston is the seat of the themighty themighty themighty
mighty scientific tariff thinker and andtinker andtinker andtinker
tinker Nelson Dingley It is also alsothe alsothe alsothe
the seat of a very considerable part partof partof partof
of the cotton industry of New Eng England England England ¬
land The cotton workers of Lew Lewiston LewIston Lewiston ¬
iston having got the gospel of ofopening ofopening ofopening
opening the mills hot from the thelips thelips thelips
lips of Dinqley Din ley himself naturally naturallyexpected naturallyexpected naturallyexpected
expected great things of ofthe the cotton cottonschedules cottonschedules cottonschedules
schedules And many were the thegolden thegolden thegolden
golden assurances and reassur reassurances reassurances reassurances ¬
ances from Dingley to his fellow fellowtownsmen fellowI fellowtownsmen
I townsmen while those schedules scheduleswere scheduleswere scheduleswere
I were in the works worksNow worksNow worksNow
Now lo and behold The mills millswhich millswhich millswhich
which were wer open and gave steady steadyemployment steadyemployment steadyemployment
employment under the wicked wickedWilson wickedWilson wickedWilson
Wilson law are closing or giving givingprecarious givingprecariou givingprecarious
precarious employment at pauper pauperwages pauperwages pauperwages
wages as low as those of the thewretched thewretched thewretched
wretched workmgmen of Britain Britainwhose 8r1tainwhose ritain ritainwhose
whose free trade miseries Dingley Dingleydoted Dingleydoted Dingleydoted
doted to dwell on onThe onThe onThe
The Dingley disaster is spread spreadover spreadover spreadover
over all cotton manufacturing manufacturin New NewEngland NewEn NewEnghnd
England En hnd And there is talk of a atrust atrusta atrusta
trust trusta a trust under scientific pro protective protect protective ¬
tective tect e schedules when Mr Mc McKinley McKinlevassured McKinley
Kinley Kinlevassured assured us in the campaign campaignthat campaignthat campaignthat
that free trade is the parent of oitrusts oftrusts oftrusts
trusts I But while the rest of New NewEngland NewEngland NewEngland
England is very angry over wage wagereductions wagereductions wagereductions
reductions ranging from 13 3 to 50 50per 50per 50per
per cent Lewiston is stunned stunnedcrushed stunnedcrushed stunnedcrushed
crushed crushedIt
It has not only seen its hopes of ofhigh ofhigh ofhigh
high wages and plenty ot work workvanish workvanish workvanish
vanish like the baseless ba > eless fabric of ofa ofa ofa
a vision It has also seen its idol idolcome idolcorne idolcome
come tumbling tu bling down in ruins ruinsVeterans ruinsVctnrnns ruinsVeterans
Veterans on PcnsloiiH PcnsloiiHEncampment PCnSIOJ1REncampment PcnsIonHEncampment
Encampment No I of ofthe the Union UnionVeteran UnionVeteran UnionVeteran
Veteran Legion af If f Pennsylvania Pennsylvaniais
is composed of genuine old sol soldiers soldiersthe soldiersthe ¬
diers diersthe the sort that heard bullets bulletswhistle bulletswhistle bulletswhistle
whistle and shells burst burstThese burstThese burstThese
These men m n have adopted resolu resolutions resolutions resolutions ¬
tions denouncing the pensicn pensicnact pensicnact pensicnact
act of 7890 J89 as one unjust to the theGovernment theGovernment theGovernment
Government and devised o pad padthe padthe padthe
the pension rolls with undeserving undeservingnames undeservingnames undeservingnames
names namesMoreover namesMoreover namesMoreover
Moreover they have struck struc at atthe atthe atthe
the very root of pension fraud fra ud bv bvdenouncing bvdenouncint bydenouncing
denouncing all special pension pensionacts pensionacts pensionacts
acts of Congress CongressEvery CongressEvery CongressEvery
Every special pension bill is is a abill abill abill
bill to give a pension to somebody somebodywhose somebodywhose somebodywhose
whose claim has been rejected as asunworthy asunworthy a aunworthy
unworthy by the Pension Bureau Bureauunder Bureauunder Bureauunder
under laws more than liberal liberalA JiberalA liberalA
A President mindful of his duty dutywould dutywould dutywould
would veto every everyone one of them themeach themeach themeach
each as an obvious wrong to the thetaxpayers thetaxpayers thetaxpayers
taxpayers and an insult to the old oldsoldiers oldsoldiers oldsoldiers
soldiers
Wages vucs Strikes and Southern Com Competition 00111IJctation Coinpetition ¬
I petition petitionThe IJctationi petitionThe
i The cotton mill strike in New NewEngland Newi NewEngland
i England brings out the tact that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the average averr e wage paid there is only
6 a week for a grown man manThe manThe manThe
The employers want to cut this thiswage thiswage thiswage
wage by 10 per cent This is the theorigin theorigin theorigin
origin of the strike strikeIt strikeIt strikeIt
It is urged that the competition competitionof
of Southern cotton mills is so sosharp sosharp sosharp
sharp that wages must be reduced reducedin
in New England or New England Englandcotton En Englandcotton land landcotton
cotton spinning must end endIt endIt endIt
It is probable that all this will willbe willbe willbe
be true after a while but it is not nottrue nottrue nottrue
true now The South with the thecotton thecotton thecotton
cotton fields at hand with easy and andcheap andcheap andcheap
cheap access to markets with withcheap withcheap withcheap
cheap labor which is destined to toremain toremain toremain
remain cheap because of the lands landsfruStfulness landsfruitfulness landsfruitfulness
fruitfulness and the consequent consequentcheapness consequentcheapness consequentcheapness
cheapness of living will undoubt undoubtedly undoubtedly undoubtedly ¬
edly usurp New Englands place placeafter placaafter placealter
after a while as the cotton spinning spinningpart spinningpart spinningpart
part of the country countryBut countryBut countryBut
But as yet there is s not enough enoughspindles enoughspindles enoughspindles
spindles or looms in the whole wholeSouth wholeSouth wholeSouth
South to riyal those of a single singlegreat sin singlegreat le legreat
great manufacturing State in New NewEngland NewEngland NewEngland
England And the South has not notyet notyet notyet
yet even begun to compete with withNew withNev withNew
New England as to the finer fabrics fabricsIn fabricsIn I
In 1890 there wer were only 1554000 1554000spindles 1554000spindles I Ispindles
spindles in the whole Southagainst
5824518 in Massachusetts alone aloneAnd aloneAnd aloneAnd
And no Southern mill has yet made madea
a print cloth or any other of the thefiner thefiner thefiner
finer cotton fabrics fabricsThe fabricsThe fabricsThe
The wage question at New Bed Bedford Bedford Bedford ¬
ford is still therefore one to be de determined determined determined ¬
termined upon its merits without withoutregard withoutregard withoutregard
regard to any possible Southern Southerncompetition Southerncompetition Southerncompetition
competition that may ma come in the thefuture thefuture thefuture
future but has not yet come The TheNew TheNew ThcNew
New England mills are paying payingfrom payingfrom payingfrom
from 8 to 16 per cent dividends and andtheir andtheir andtheir
their wage controversies must be bejudged bejudged bejudged
judged accordingly accordinglyWhether accordinglyWhether accordinglyWhether
Whether or not 6 a week is an anexcessive anexcessive anexcessive
excessive wage it is certain that thatSouthern thatSouthern thatSouthern
Southern competition has no part partin partin partin
in determining the matter matterThe matterThe matterTim
The Tim BcncYolfiticn ot a 11 Trust TrustProbably TrustProbably TruMtProbably
Probably the coal miners will willlook willlook willlook
look askance upon Mr J Pierpont PierpontMorgans PierpontMorgans PierpontMorgans
Morgans avowed purpose to share sharethe sharethe sharethe
the profits pr > fits of his proposed propose4p propose4jtmin propose4jtminous pfrimin pfriminous min minous
ous coal trust trust with them Share Shareis
is a word ol very elastic meaning meaninga
a I very useful term to persons personswho personswho personswho
who think that the filching of mil milions milions mu muions
ions is atoned for by the disbursal disbursalof
of a few thousands in charity charitvAccording charit charitAccording charityAccording
According to the New York YorkHerald YorkHerald YorkHerald
Herald Mr Morgans plan in involves involves involvesan ¬
volves volvesan an advance in the rate of ofwages ofwages ofwages
wages paid to the miner every time timethe tim timthe timethe
the price of coal to the consumer consumeris consumeris
is increased One great reat advantage advantageof advantageofthis
of ofthis this early announcement is that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the trust will not be able to plead pleadthat oleadthat pleadthat
that it has raised prices to the theconsumer theconsumer theconsumer
consumer because wages are arehigher arehigher arehigher
higher It will raise the price of ofcoal ofcoal ofcoal
coal simply because being a trust trustit trustit trustit
it has the power so to do Its Itsemployes Itsemployes rtsemploycs
employes may get a share of > f the theswag theswag theswag
swag but it will be a mighty little littleshare littleshare littleshare
share and will be charged up on onthe onthe onthe
the companies books as expended expendedto
to affect public sentiment sentimentIt
It is curious that this benevolent benevolentidea benevolentidea benevolentidea
idea of ofdividin dividing dividin profits with miners minersdid minersdid minersdid
did not occur to Mr Morgan be before before before ¬
fore He has ha a very well devel developed developed developed
oped and effective anthracite a thracite coal coaltrust coaltrust coaltrust
trust now and it is not understood understoodthat understoodthat understoodthat
that the miners are overpaid overpaidIt
It is possible that the profit shar sharing sharing sharing ¬
ing promise is put forth by this thispatriotic thispatrIotic thispatriotic
patriotic gentleman merely to tomake tomake tomake
make the public forget the fact that thata
a new trust goes with it itStop itBtop itStop
Stop tlio Leaks JicakHThere LCl1lcThere LeaksThere
There would be no deficit in the thepostal thepostal thepostal
postal service and no need for lop loppine loppintl op oppinl
pine ofi a carrier here and another anotherthere anotherthere anotherthere
there from the inadequate delivery deliveryforces dehvervforces deliveryforces
forces of the great cities if some of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the yawning leaks in the accounts accountsof accountsof accountsofthe
of ofthe the department were stopped up upThe upThe upThe
The worst is perhaps the heavy heavyrate heavyrate heavyrate
rate paid to the railroads for car carrying carrying carrying ¬
rying the tbemailsThis mails This is a matter matterentirely matterentirely matterentirely
entirely within the control af > 1 the theGovernment theGovernment theGovernment
Government The railroads are areobliged areobliged areobliged
obliged to accept such compensa compensation compensation compensation ¬
tion as the Government allows By Byreducing Byreducing Byreducing
reducing the price to a business businessbasis businessbasis businessbasis
basis the deficit would at once dis disappear disappear disappear ¬
appear appearAnother appearAnolher appearAnother
Another immense leak is the theabuse thcabuse theabuse
abuse of the franking privilege by bymembers bvmembers bymembers
members of Congress and Govern Govsrnment Govrnment Government
ment officials This combines with withthe withthe withthe
the other tor the spoliation of the thepublic thepublic thepublic
public Members MembersolCongress of Congress not notonly notonly notonly
only send free carloads of matter matterfor matterfor matterfor
for which the Government has to topay topay topay
pay eight cents a pound but they theyoften theyoften theyoften
often arrange with their friends in inthe inthe Inthe
the railroads to ship them at the thetimes thetimes thetimes
times at which they will be counted countedin
in making up the average weights weightson
on which the roads will collect for forthe forthe forthe
the next four years
= = = i
0 KAt Temperance Tern leriico Question QuestionA Quest Ion IonA
A gentleman from abroad who whohappened whohappened whohappened
happened to be visiting in this thiscountry thiscountry thiscountry
country not a great while ago agohad agohad agohad
had letters of introduction to many manydistinguished manydistinguished manydistinguished
distinguished people in a promi prominent prominent prOminent ¬
nent Eastern city and in Washing Washington Washington Washington ¬
ton which he presented in due duetime duetime duetime
time and was accorded the true trueAmerican trueAmerican trueAmerican
American hospitality hospit hospitalitywithabig lity with a big H HIn HIn HIn
In one of these cities he pre presented presented presented ¬
sented his letter to the head of a afamily afamily afamily
family which had a local reputa reputation reputation reputation ¬
tion for its views on the temper temperance temperance temperance ¬
ance question and which was re regarded regarded regarded ¬
garded as being the most radical radicalof r ralicalof dical dicalof
of the radicals on this subject He Hewas Hewas Hewas
was received with great cordiality cordialityand cordialityand cordialityand
and shown every attention during duringhis duringhis duringhis
his brief stay due to his high hrghrank highrank highrank
rank As there were several mar marriageable nt narriageable r rriageable
riageable young ladies in the thehousehold thehousehold thehousehold
household it was thought the theproper theproper theproper
proper thing to suspend the rules rulesfor rulesfor rulesfor
for the time being in regard to the theuse theuse theuse
use of wines and liquors at meals mealsand mealsand mealsand
and to give ite the distinguished for foreigner foreigner foreigner ¬
eigner an object lesson in Ameri American American Amencan ¬
can hospitality So he was politely politelyurged politelyurged politelyurged
urged to remain to dinner and andgracelully andgracelully andgracefully
gracelully accepted the invitation invitationJust invitationJust invitationJust
Just before dinner his host dur during duroing during ¬
ing a lull in the theconversationcalled theconversationcalledhim conversation conversationcalledhim called calledhim
him aside and said Count as you youhave youhave youhave
have doubtless been told our fam family family family ¬
ily is committed on the subject ot ottemperance ottemperance oftemperance
temperance and we never have haveanything haveanything haveanything
anything stronger than water or ortea ortea ortea
tea and coffee on our table Of Ofcourse Ofcourse Ofcourse
course you Europeans use wine at atalmost atalmost atalmost
almost every meal and It it is per perfectly perfectly pertectly ¬
fectly natural that you should ex expect expect cxpect ¬
pect it I keep a little wine in the thehouse thehouse thehouse
house for medical purposes only onlyand on onlyand lv lvand
and if you will accompany me to tomy tomy tomy
my private rivate room I will be happy to tohave tohave tohave
have you join me in a small bottle bottleol bottleof bottleol
ol Clicquot The Count assented assentedand assentedand assentedand
and ascended with his host to the thelatters thelatters thelatters
latters private bar where he found founda foundcouple
a couple of ofpint pint bottles of sparkling sparklingchampagne sparklingchampa sparklingchampagne
champagne champa ne on ice all ready to be beoffered beoffered beoulered
offered up His host dexterously dexterouslypersuaded dexterouslypersuaded dexterouslypersuaded
persuaded the corks to leave their theirmoorings theirmoorings theirmoorings
moorings and soon had the foam foaming foaming foaming ¬
ing nectar gurgling down the theCounts theCounts theCounts
Counts and his own esophagus esophagusThey esopbarusTheyconsumed esophagusTheyconsumed
They Theyconsumed consumed the two bottles and andthen andthen andthen
then went down to dinner feeling feelinggreatly feelinggreatly feelinggreatly
greatly refreshed and edified edifiedDinner edifiedDinner edifiedDinner
Dinner over the Count accom accompanied accempl1nied acccmpbnied ¬
panied by a son of the bostj host took tooka
a stroll in the conservatory and andwhile andwhile andwhile
while discussing botany with the thebright thebright thebright
bright young American he was wasreminded wasreminded wasreminded
reminded parenthetically that thatours thatours thatours
ours is a temperance family and we wenever wenever wenever
never use wine or whiskey on our ourtable ourtable ourtable
table
I am sometimes subject to tosevere tosevere tosevere
severe cramps Count said the theyoung theyoung theyoung
young nan an and on the advice of ofour ofour ofour
our family physician I drink the thevery thevery thevery
very best whiskey that can be had hadIf hadIf hadIi
If you dont mind why Ill have haveyou haveyou haveyou
you go up to my room and we will willhave willhave villhave
have a little of it together The TheCount TheCount TheCount
Count didnt mind and went up upand upand upand
and kissed the baby a a1 the old oldtopers oldtopers oldtopers
topers down South say and then thenwent thenwent thenwent
went down into the parlor to find findthat findthat findthat
that the young ladies had changed changedtheir changedtheir changedtheir
their toilets and were looking as aspretty aspretty aspretty
pretty as pictures One of the theyoung theyoung theyoung
young ladies a perfect American Americanqueen Amencanqueen Americanqueen
queen with a complexion as beau beautiful beautiful beautiful ¬
tiful as a summer sunset took her herplace herlace herIace
place > lace at the pianoforte and played playedin
in the most charming manner the theLullaby theLullaby theLullaby
Lullaby from Erminie and the theCount theCount theCount
Count went into ecstasies thereat thereatPa thereatPa thereatPa
Pa and the young man excused excusedthemselves excusedthemsehes excusedthemselves
themselves as they had pressing pressingbusiness pressingbusiness pressingbusiness
business at the office and left the theCount theCount theCount
Count in all his glory with madam madamand madamand madamand
and the young ladies Soon the themusic themusic themusic
music ceased and madam cau cautiously cautiously cautiously ¬
tiously broached the subject of oltemperance oftemperance oftemperance
temperance with a view yi w to ascer ascertaining ascertaining ascertaming ¬
taining on which side of ofthe the fence fencethe fencethe fencethe
the Count stood He assured her herin herin herin
in fairly good English that he was wasnot wasnot wasnot
not averse to a little wine occasion occasionally occasionally occasionally ¬
ally and that he was accustomed accustomedwhen accu accustomedwhen tomedl tomedlwhen
when in France to having it with withhis withhis withhis
his meals where they drink it just justas justas justas
as they do water waterWell waterWell waterWell
Well said madam we never neveruse neveruse neveruse
use any strong drinks on our table tableCount tableCount tableCount
Count as it sets a bad example be before before before ¬
fore the servants The girls and andmyself andmyself andmyself
myself on the advice of our family familyphysician familyphysician familyphysician
physician who is a very learned learnedand learnedand learnedand
and capable man an are drinking as asa asa asa
a medicine purely the very best bestHolland bestHolland bestHolland
Holland gin for our complexions complexionsIf complexionsIfyou
If Ifyou you would like a plass of ofthat that I Iam Iam Iam
am sure that we would only be too toohappy toohappy toohappy
happy to ofier it to you said saidmadam saidmadam saidmadam
madam in her blandest and most mostpersuasive mostpersuasive mostpersuasive
persuasive manner The Count Countthought Countthought Countthought
thought he would not mind trying tryinga
a leetle of ze Holland gin as he hewanted hewanted hewanted
wanted to be agreeable and ac accordingly accordingly accordingly ¬
cordingly the bottle and glasses glasseswere glasseswere glasseswere
were brought in from an adjoining adjoiningroom adjoiningroom adjoiningroom
room by one of the young ladies ladiesand ladiesand ladiesand
and each of them themjointd joined their royal royalvisitor royalvisitor royalvisitor
visitor in a friendly social so ial smile smileThe smileThe smileThe
The Count took a good pull of this thisharmless thisharmless thisharmless
harmless looking lookin liquid and in inabout inabout inabout
about twenty minutes thereafter thereafterexperienced therlafterexperienced therafterexperienced
experienced great difficulty on ac account account accountofthc ¬
count countofthc of the thickness of his hlsspeech speech speechH
H <
in making himself himselfunderstood understood It Itwent Itwent
went to his head and into his knees kneesand kneesand kneesand
and but for the timely return of the thehost thehost thehost
host and his son he would have havecollapsed havecollapsed havecollapsed
collapsed entirely They got him himinto himinto himinto
into the bracing air where he could couldpump couldpump couldpump
pump ozone in his lungs and andgather andgather andgather
gather his scattered thoughts thoughtsOn t1loughtsOn thoughtsOn
On returning to consciousness consciousnesshe
he delivered himself himselfas as follows followsZat followsZat followsZat
Zat es vere strange zat temper temperaince temperaince temperaince
aince questione Sacrel I cannot cannotcomprehendre cannotcomprehendre cannotcomprehendre
comprehendre You may not get getdrunk getdrunk getdrunk
drunk at ze table but he may get getso tetso getso
so drunk as le diable in my ladys ladysboudoir ladysboudoir ladysboudoir
boudoir Zat ees vere strange I Icannot Icannot Icannot
cannot comprehendre comprehendreStLoms comprehendreStLomsRepllbltc comprehendreSt St Louis LouisRepublic LoutsRepublic
Republic RepublicCRAZED RepllbltcCRAZED RepublicCRAZED
CRAZED BY AN ANSONIA CLOCK Jon JonA JODA JoiiA
A curious example of the eflect of ofmonotonous ofmonotonous ofrnonotonousand
monotonous rnonotonousand and unchanging work on onthe onthe onthe
the brain of a workman has been gwen givenrecently gwenrecently gwenrecently
recently in the local clock factory In Inthe Inthe Inthe
the construction ot clock mechanism mechanismthere mechanismthere mechanismthere
there are many delicate and particular particularoperations particularoperations particularoperations
operations which require skill kilt and andjudgment andjudgment andjudgment
judgment but butdo do not injure the brain of ofa ofa
a mechanic On the other hand the themost themost themost
most simple operation in the factory has hasin hasin hasin
in the few years driven three successive successiveoperatives successiveoperatives successiveoperatives
operatives to insanity In each instance instancethe Instancethe Instancethe
the malady was first noticed in the thefamily thefamily thefamily
family concerned and the victim has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been a robust athletic man seemingly seeminglyin
in perfect physical health The work workconsists workconsists workconsists
consists in rivetting the sides of the themetal themetal themetal
metal case uhich blch holds the works ot the theclock theclock
clock It is light and easy but the thestrain thestram thestrain
strain is constant and never chancing chancingFrank chan chanCIngFrank lng lngFrank
Frank Hetteck did the work lor years yearsHe yeareI yearsHe
I He gradually became moody and slier silertand t tand taud
and by degrees the disease developed developeduntil developeduntil developeduntil
until he was unable to work After a ashort ashort ashort
short time his hlsbodlh bodily bodil health rave way wayand wayand wayand
and he died without recovering his san sanity sanIty sanity ¬
ity His case was a mild one onethe the kind kinddescribed kinddescribed kinddescribed
described by the gamins as silly sillyThe sillyThejob sillyThejob
The Thejob job was given to Patrick Burnett Burnetta
a member of the local baseball team teamand teamI teamand
I and a hearty ambitious man Burnett Burnettafter Burnettafier Burnettafter
after a time became despondent despondentavoided despondentavoided despondentavoided
avoided his haunts and friends and at atlast atlast atlast
last gave up his work and would not stir stirfrom stirfrom stirfrom
from his home At home he noticed noticednothing noticednOlhlng noticednothing
nothing and for days would not speak speakHe speakHe speakHe
He became violent at times and was wasremoved wasremoved wasremoved
removed to theMIddletown the 1IIddieiown Asylum AsylumRobert AsylumRobert AsylumRobert
Robert Healey succeeded him on the theHoodoo theHoodoo theHoodoo
Hoodoo job as the other workmen workmencalled workmencalled workmencalled
called It Healev was also an athlete athleteplaying athleteplaying athleteplaying
playing on the same team as Burnett Burnettand Burnettand Burnettand
and being a happygolucky who never neverworried neverworried neverworried
worried about anything or any anyone one it itseemed itsetmed itseemed
seemed setmed extremely improbable that ne newould hewould tiewould
would be beseriouslyafrected seriously affected afected For Fora a time timehe lme lmehe timehe
he appeared to enjoy his work but butgradually butgradually butgradually
gradually he began to talk queerly and andin andIn andin
in a few weeks he hetoo too was in the asylum asylumA
A young boy is l now doing dol doinjr the work workand workand workand
and thus far with no ill i effects efects The Thephysicians Thephsicans Thephysicians
physicians phsicans are much puzzled at the thethree thethree thethree
three cases and can an give gi ve no explanation explanationother explanaton explanatonother explanationother
other than the monotony of ofthe the work workBUILDERS workt workBUILDERS workBUILDERS
t
BUILDERS OF THE MONITOR MONIToRRepre MONIToRRepresentnt1ve MONITORRepresentatve Repre Representative ¬
sentative Sperry of Connecticut Connectcut is isprobably isprobably isprobably
probably the last lastsurvivor survivor of ofthe the gentle gentleman gentlemn gentlemen ¬
man who were closely cosely associated in the theconstruction tbeconstructon theconstruction
construction constructon ot the famous Monitor Monior that thatfought thntfought thatfought
fought with the Merrimac errimac in Hampton HamptonRoads HamptonRoads HamptonRoads
Roads The three builders of the theYankee theYankee theYankee
Yankee cheese box where John JohnEricsson JohnEricsson JohnEricsson
Ericsson a Swede known the woild woildover woJdover woildover
over as the inventor Inventori Cornelius Cornelus S Bush Bushnell Bushnel Bushnell
nell nel of otNew New Haven and John A Gris Griswold Griswold Griswold
wold of Troy N Y the last two bein beininterested btlnmterested being beinginterested
interested with Mr Ericsson as part partowners partoners
owners 0 ners Mr Bushnel Bushnel and Mr Sperry Sperrywere Sperrywere Sperrywere
were close friends Crends and the latter went wenton wenton wenton
on Mr r Bushnells Bushnels bond for 200000 200000It 2000 2oooooIt
It I should be borne in mind mlhdwhat what is isnot Isnot isnot
not generally gencraly known by students of ofAmerican ofAmerian ofAmerican
American Amerian history historythat that the Monitor Monitorwas Monior Moniorwas Monitorwas
was owned by private parties parte and andnot andnot andnot
not by the Government when she shefought sheCought shefought
fought the historic battle batle The three threegentlemen threegentemen threegentlemen
gentlemen gentemen named were authorized by bythe bythe bythe
the Government to build the Monitor Monitorand Monitorand
Monior Moniorand
and if i she was abe to do what was waspromised waspromised waspromised
promised the Government overnment had agreed agreedto
to purchase her There was a great greatdeal greatdeal greatdeal
deal of skepticism skeptcsm about the craft crl but butthe butthe butthe
the Government advanced some money moneyfor moneyfor moneyfor
for her constructon construc on and for that reason reasonthe reasonthe reasonthe
the builders were required co give bond bondfor bondfor bondfor
for the retorn retar of themonej the mone mone3 it i the boat boatwas boatwas boatwas
was s failure failureMr CallureMr failureMr
Mr Sperry remembers vividly the thedav theda theda
dav da of the battle batte for the failure faiure of the theMonitor thelonltormeant theMonitor
Monitor lonltormeant meant more to him than dis disaster disaster disaster ¬
aster to the Federals It would have havetaken havetak havetaken
taken tak n every dollar of his property to tosatisfy tosatsfy tosatisfy
satisfy satsfy thj tho th Government bond bondOLD bondOLD bondOLD
OLD PUNNS P NNS NEW PRICES PRl FsidrsTlie lsThe The new newPennsylvania newPennsylvania newPennsylvania
Pennsylvania liquor lquor hiquonlicense license law increases increasesthe increaes increaesthe increasesthe
the license lcense of retail dealers as follows followsIn folows folowsIn followsIn
In cities of the third class
ciies cas from 1500 50 oo to
550 in I boroughs from 50 to 200 20 oo in intownships IntowDshlps intownships
townships from 7G to jioo 10 100 The addi additional addltonal add addtionat ¬
tional tonal license lcense goes to the State StateBrewers StateBrewers StateBrewers
Brewers were formerly required in incities inciies incities
cities ciies of the third class cass to pay a license licensefee lcense lcensefee licensefee
fee of OC5o ofoo 500 and in boroughs zoo 2o Under Underthe Underthe Underthe
the new law all are compelled compeled to pay in inproportion inproportion inproportion
proportion to their annual output for forthe lorthe forthe
the preceding near ear They hev must file fe an anaffidavit anafdavit anaffidavit
affidavit afdavit with wih their application applcaton sUting sUtingthe stlltag stlltagtbe stitIngthe
the number ol barrels produced at a their theirrespective tlelr tlelrrespective theirrespective
respective breweries during 1897 1897The 187 187The 1897The
The license lcense is as hollows lolows For less lessthan lessthan lessthan 1
than 1000 roo barrels 250 for more than lmn
1000 10 and less than 2000 0 barrels bar ls fjoo fjoofor JOOj JOOjCor joofor
for more mor than acco 20 and less than 3000 3000barrels 300 300barrels 3ooobarrels
barrels 400 40i for more than 3cco 3co and andless andless andless
less than 5000 50 ooo barrels barels 500 50 oo tor more morethan motethan morethan
than 5000 50 ooo and less than 10000 100 barrels brrels brrels75i barrels75O 1
750 75i for more than 10000 1000 iooconnd and less le than 1
20000 2000 barrels 1000 ro and so on Those Thosewhose Thosewhoe Thosewhose j
whose annual production producton Is 1 in excess exces of
300000 3000 barrels must pay an annual annuallicense annuallcense annuallicense
license lcense tax of 6000 6000SENSITIVE 60 60SENSITIVE 6ocoSSNS1T1VR
SENSITIVE LIvERPooL LIVXRIOOL POLICEMEN POLICEMENA POLICIURN POLICIURNA
A firm frm of brewers having havln licensed licensedhouses lclnsed lclnsedhouse licensedhouses 1
houses house In Liverpool Lverpool sent ent as a Christmas Christmasbox Chrismas Chrismasbx Christmasbox i
box bx a case of champagne to each of the thePolice thePolce thePolice
Police Polce Superintendents who have the thesupervision thesupervision thesupervision i
supervision of ofhe ofthe the five fve divisions in which whichthe whichthe whichthe i
the firms frms licensed lcensed houses 10uses are situated situatedThe situatld situatldThe situatedThe
The presents present were returned through throughthe throughtbe throughthe i
the Head Constable with Ith the th expression expressionof i
of opinion that there had been some somemistake somemistakelverol somemistakeL B
mistake mistakelverol mistakeL Liverpool syerpoo Post Pos Postr
r
1
OUR I U R FOREIGN FO R E G N NEWS NEWSTranslated NEWSranslaled NEWSrrasIated
Translated and anaSeleced Selected elected from fro leading
European Euroeanatrsore jajers for the SENTINEL SENTINELENGLAND SENTINELENGLAND SENTINELENGLAND
ENGLAND ENGLANDTHE ENGLANDTUE ENGLANDTim
THE Tim PARTITION P RTITIO OF CHINA CHINATunes CINA ChINATimesLondon1
Tunes 1 TimesLondon1 meLondon London January JanuaryThe JanuaryThe 5 5The
The partition partton of China in the territo territorial lemtonal territorial
rial sense is probably a long way off offthough of offthough
though on the other hand we must not notforget notforget notforget
forget that in the north Russia has hasalready hasalreadvefected hasalready
already alreadvefected effected not inconsiderable Inconsiderble dis dismemberment dismembermtnt dismeinberment ¬
memberment membermtnt and that in some German Germancircles Germancirces Germancircles
circles circes partition par ilon is not thought chimer chimerical chimerleal chimerical ¬
ical But there is another and more moreinsidious moreInsidious moreinsidious
insidious partition partiton which consists in inobtaining inobtaining inobtaining
obtaining monopolies monopoles of such things as asrailways asraiways asrailways
railways raiways waterways or mines or in inobtaining inobtaining inobtaining
obtaining a protectionist control of cus customs customs customs ¬
toms which might mighthave have disastrous effects effectsupon efects efectsupon effectsupon
upon our trade It I is at least worthy oi oiserious 01serous otserious
serious serous consideration conslderalon whether the more moreeffectual moreefcCtual moreeflectual
effectual efcCtual combatting combattn2 ol measures of that thatkind tlutkind thitkind
kind dots dOls not justify ju tlly the incurring of orreasonable ofreasonable ofreasonable
reasonable financial fnancal risks which might mightonce mightonce mightonce
once have been properly regarded as asoutside asoutside asoutside
outside the scope of Governmental Governmentalaction Gqvernmental Gqvernmentalaction Gvernmentalaction
action action It I is not irrelevant Irelevant to point in inthis InIbis inthis
this connection cunnecton to the familiar famiar but some sometimes sometmes sometimes ¬
times tmes forgotten for oten fact that we alone among amongthe amon amonthe amongthe
the nations establish establsh no monopoly where wherewe wherewe wherewe
we have political poltcal power From which whichit
it follows folows that no nation can acquire acquiresuch acquiresuch acquiresuch
such rights as we reler to will WIt less lessoffence Ie Ieofence lessoffence
offence ofence to the world at large or less lessinjury lessinjury lessinjury
injury to the general interests interestsSandard InterestSandardLondon interestsSandardLondon
Sandard SandardLondon London January JanuaryEvents 5 5Kvents 5Events
Events in the Far East cannot be ex expected expected expected ¬
pected to march rapidly But enough enoughhas enoughhas enoughhas
has happened to produce a very marked markedchange markedchange markedchange
change In the temper with wih which conli conlinenal cont continental
nen nenal al critics critcs discuss the position of ofGreat ofGrat ofGreat
Great Britain lrialn Whether we turn tur today todayto todayto todayto
to the lie expressions of opinion in Berlin Berlinor lerln lerlnor
or St Petersburg or Paris Par there is i oer oerceptible nerceptblc oerceptible
ceptible ceptblc everywhere an unqualified unqualifiedrecognition unqualifed unqualifedrecognition unqualifiedrecognition
recognition of the weight ol this country countryas
as a factor determining the future of ofChina ofChina ofChina
China But under the special specialcircumstances specal specalcJcumstmces specialcircumstances
circumstances cJcumstmces of the crisis political politicalcalculations pohtlal pohtlalcalculatons politicalcalculations
calculations calculatons must largely affect afect the be behavior behavlor behavior ¬
havior of the great reat chiefs of the money moneymarkers moneymarke moneymarkets
markers marke Ordinarily we suppore the theaccommodation theaccommodatIon theaccommodation
accommodation would be forthcoming forthcomingno
no matter mater what the particular bank or orsyndicate orsyndIcate orsyndicate
syndicate might ml ht be which contracted for tortne forthe forthe
the loan loanby by an arrangement of a more moreor moreor moreor
or less lss international internatonal character The Thegreat Thegreat Thegreat
great establishments in the different differentcentres diferent diferentcentres liflerentcentres
centres of finance would help one an another another another ¬
other on terms mutually mUluaty advantageous advantageousBut
But at a present political 011 tical jealousies stand standin standIn standin
in the way of such a method Whoever Whoeveragrees Whoevergrees Whoeveragrees
agrees grees to provide the necessary nece sary millions millionsmust milons milonsmust millionsmust
must almost inevitably become closely closelyconcerned closelyconcered closelyconcerned
concerned concered with wih the internal Interal affairs afairs of the theChinese theChmese theChinese
Chinese Empire and the question queston which whichRussia whih whihRussia whichRussia
Russia Germany and France
are now nowconsidering nowconsderilg nowconsderlng
considering consderilg is whether I the he influence influencethus infuence infuencethus influencethus
thus accruing would not be cheaply pur purchased purchased purchased ¬
chased by incurring Icurring a certain amount of offinancial offnancal offinancial
fnancal financial risk China would unquestion unquestionably Jnqueston Jnquestonably anquestlonably ¬
ably prefer aid from Great Britain to aid aidfrom aidfrom aidfrom
from any other country countr because she has hasno hasno
no 10 reason to suspect the honesty of our ourmotives ourmotives ourmotives
motives and knows perfectly perCecty well wel that thatwe thatwe thatwe
we have no Ish to break the empire to toDaily topieces topieces
pieces piecesDa piecesDaify
Daily Da l Newt NewsLondon London January 5 5According 5According 5According
According to a I German paper nego negotiations negotlatons negotlations ¬
tiations tlatons lor a Chinese loan Joana a subject subjectwhich Eubjectwhich bject bjectwhich
which we discussed yesterday yesterdayare nre now nowproceeding nowprooeeding nowproceeding
proceeding in I London There is no noreason rloreason rioreason
reason on the face of things to suppose supposethat supposetha supposethai
that tha the report repor is inacciate inacc J ate China is isquite isquie isquite
quite quie able il i she cares to do so to give giyeproper giveproper giveproper
proper security securiy without wihout any of those thoseterritorial thoselerritorlal thoseterritorial
territorial sacrifices sacrifces which some of her herfinancial herfnancal herfinancial
financial fnancal friends seem to desire Sir SirRobert SIrRobert SirRobert
Robert Hart Har fart if he were asked would wouldhave wouldhave wouldhave
have little tUe difficulty difculy we fancy farcv in indi indicating Indicatng indlcating ¬
cating catng possible sources of revenue which whichare whichare whichare
are still almost untouched and which whichmight whichmight whichmight
might be placed under foreign control controlwithout conlrolwithout controlwithout
without raising rising any very formidable op opposition oppositon opposition
position positon If I II Lord Salisbury Salsbury has been beenapproached beenapproached beenapproached
approached on the subject and sees his hisway hisway hisway
way by means of British Brltl h credit to tostrengthen tostrengtum tostrengthen
strengthen strengtum the position positon of Sir Robert RobertHart RobertHart RobertHart
Hart in China his policy potcy will we be believe beleve beileve ¬
lieve leve be generally gencraly approved approvedPall approvedPal approvedFall
Pall Pal Mall JJfal Gazelle GaefeLondon GaetIeLondon London Jan 5 5When 5When 5When
When it is remembered that our com commercial cornmercial ¬
mercial mcrcallnlerests interests are ae four times as great greatas greatas greatas
as those of all al the other countries puttogetber put puttogether puttogether
together we should be clearly within withinour withinour withinour
our rights in backing them with the theweight tie tieweight theweight
weight of Government influence infuence Any Anyhow Anvhow Anyhow ¬
how we are not a quantity quanUy to be neg neglected neglected neglected ¬
lected in the Chinese game of catchas catchascatcli catchascatch catchascatch
catch can Weve got as the venerable venerablejinelu venerableJlnsl venerablejingle
jingle Jlnsl has it the ships and the money moneytoo moneytOOj moneytoo
too tOOj though the men are unfortunately unfortunatelynot
not so easily easiy procurable procurableKastitischeZeitunji procurble procurblel procurableAIischeZeiuu
KastitischeZeitunji l AIischeZeiuu lHiscneZeilml Berlin BerlinEnglands Betln BetlnEnglands BerlinEnglands
Englands action acton abroad assumad Rsumd a anew anew anew
new character during the last daysot daysotthe days daysotthe Ot Otthe
the old year After the occupation occupaton of ofKiao ofKiao ofKiao
Kiao Chau Bay the British Briish Government Governmentshowed Governmentshowud Governmentshowud
showud no special pecal interest in the matter matterbut mater materbut matterbut
but since the Russian Rusian Russianships ships entered enteredPort enteredPortArthur Port PortArthur PortArthur
Arthur its attitude atiude has undergone under one a astriking astriking astriking
striking change Since thfn tln thin it has hasshtpped tinsstepped
stepped into the arena ena and endeavored endeavoredto
to make Englands EnJlands naval power felt lel It Itit Itit ItIt
it is certain in the first frst place that seven sevenBritish sevenBriish sevenBritish
British Briish warships have lain for forsome some days daysin daysin daysin
in Chemulpo Roads to show the parties partiesconcerned partIesconcerned partiesconcerned
concerned that England means to have havea
a word in the settlement ol Korean Koreanalfalrs KoreanafFairs
affairs and Is not disposed dlspo ed to admit admi that thatKorea thatKorea
Korea lies lcs entirely entrely outside of her sphere sphereof sph re
of interests In China also she has hastaken hastaken hastaken
taken action during the last few days dayshaving dayshaving dayshaving
having officially ofcaiy declared decared that two Brit British BritIsh British ¬
ish warships are lying alongside ol the theRussian tbeRussian theRussian
Russian squadron in Port Arthur Jrthur This Thisfact Thisfact
fact in II the theless less ambiguous is s Port Arthur Arthuris
is not an international Iternatonal treaty port but a aChinese aChinese aChinese
Chinese naval port and as it has hith hih hiherto hitlierto
erto been believed beleved on all hands that the thepeninsula thepeninsula
peninsula of Liao Lao rung and the portion portionof porton portonof
of Chinese Manchuria Manchura bordering borderng on onSlbtria onSiberia
Siberia Slbtria would fall la1 in the lone 10D run into intothe Intothe
the exclusively excusively Russian sphere By Bysendlir Bysending
sending sendlir warships to Port Arthur Eng England EngIan Enghanilhas ¬
land Ian hanilhas has shawLlha h A allow
Russia to take a ptrmanent footing footingthere footng footngthere lootingthere
there until unt she sh has herself h rself acquired acquiredsome acquiredsome acquiredsome
some counter concessions conces IQns in China It Itfollows I Itfollows
follows lotows that lint international interational diplomacy diplomacywill diplomacywIll diplomacywill
will soon have difficult dlfcult problems to tosolve tosolve tosolve
solve Fortunately the general generl polltl polltlcal polti poltical political
cal situation siuaton and the grouping of the theEuropean theEuropean theEuropean
European Great Powers are such that a apeaceful apeacelu apeaceful
peaceful though perhaps not speedy speedyremoval speedyremoval speedyremoval
removal of all al the present difficulties difficultiesmay dlfcu1es dlfcu1esmay difficultiesmay
may be confidently confdtnUy expected expectedNational expectedNalolal expectedNalanai
National Nalolal Zeilung ZellmgBerln ZellmgBerlnThe Zeiingflerhin ZeiingflerhinThe V > nin ninThe
The last move of the British Britsh Korean Koreanpolicy Koreanpotcyviz Koreanpolicyviz
policy potcyviz policyviz viz the arrival of British Drllsl war worships wortships warships ¬
ships off ofChemulpocould ofTChemulpocouid Chemulpo could not be fore foreseen Coreseen foreseen ¬
seen We Ve believe beleve on the contrary that thatit thatit thatit
it is welcomed by the multitude multtude with withvague wih wihvague withvague
vague approval as at Tokio and that thatit thatIt thatit
it will wi be regarded with wih a certain distrust distrustby distrustby distrustby
by farther seeing politicians poliicians England Englandstood Ellland Elllandstood Eudandstood
stood indiflerently aloof during the theRussoJapanese theRussoJapanese theR
RussoJapanese R negotiations negoUa tons This Thispolicy Thispolicy his hispolcy
policy polcy of renunciation renuncaton lasted until unt very verylately verylately verylately
lately and appearances were so o well wellkept wel wellkept
kept up that it i was believed beleved probably probablyin
in more quarters than one that Korea Koreahad Koreahad Koreahad
had long been bten painted Russian in the theinmost theinmost theinmost
inmost thoughts of Lord Salisbury SalisburyThis Salsbury SalsburyThis SalisburyThis
This opinion will wi now be recognized recognizedeverywhere recognlad recognladeverywhere recognizedeverywhere
everywhere as premature but even evenafter evenafter evenalter
after Englands last action we ndhereto ndheretothe Rdheretothe adheretothe
the opinion that the appearance appearnce of the theBritish theBrtish theBritish
British Brtish flag fag on the Korean coast may be beregarded beregarded beregarded
regarded as less suspicious suspicou than the therecent therecpnt therecent
recent recpnt movements of ofthe the Daphne in the thewaters thewaters thewaters
waters of Port Arthur that it is not notharbinger a aharbinger aharbinger
harbinger of sinister events in East EastAsia EastASia EastAsia
Asia and that especially especaly the conflict conflictbetween confct confctbetween conflictbetsveen
between the elephant and the whale whalewill whalewi whalewill
will wi not notbrak bnak br ak out on Koreas account accountThis accountThis accountThis
This latter eventuality eventualty is extremely extremelyimprobable extremelyImprobable extremelyImprobable
improbable even if i England still stl further furtherstrengthens Curtherstrengthens furtherstrengthens
strengthens her hersquadron squadron off ofChemulpo ofChemulpoas Chemulpo Chemulpoas
as she of course can do Only one thing thingwe thin thine thingte
we e can state withcertainty wihcertaintv i nd this is isinteresting isinteresting isinteresting
interesting enough enoughthat that Lord Salisbury Salisburycontinues Satsbur Satsburcontinues Salisburycontinues
continues to regard Korea as a valuable valuablecard valuablecrd valuablecard
card crd in Englands hand and that the thetwo thetwo thetwo
two Powers that are generally generaly regarded regardedas
as the only ani legitimate legiImate heirs in that thatcountry thatcountry thatcountry
country have to take into account a athird i athird
third which even if lIlt If i should sl0uld not aim aimat aImat aimat
at gaining Jainlng any territorial terriorial advantages for foritself forisel faritself
itself isel can nevertheless exercise exercse a para paraIvzinc paraIvzlnc parslvzin
Ivzlnc lvzin Ivzinc influence Infuence on the movements of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the foe main claimants either as friend frend or orfoe orloe orfoe
Norddeutsche Norddeurcle Zeiluitp ZeIIlBertn ZeIIlBertnIt ZeIurB Berlin BerlinIt erlin erlinIt
It is well wel known that tlt China did not notauthorize notauthorize notauthorize
authorize the two reconnaissance rlconnailsancer of the theDaphne theDaphne
tle tleDaphne
Daphne and she is not known to have Iiavechanged 113vechanged havechanged
changed her liermind mind The presence of the thetwo thetwo thetwo
two British Brtlsb ships at Port Arthur Art ur may maytherefore maytberefore maytherefore
therefore lead to complications complcatons espec especially espci esptchally ¬
i I ially laly as it I is said that England En land is urging urgingChina urgig urgingChina
China to make Port Arthur rthur a Treaty TreatyPort TreatyPort TreatyPort
Port
Correspondent CorreondellHamburg CorreondellHamburgI CorretondsHa Hamburg HamburgIt mburg mburgIt
It I is not nlt yet known whether French Frenchwarships Frenchwarships Frenchwsrships
warships have occupied Halnan An Anoccupation AnI Anoccupation
I occupation of great reat tracts of land in inAfrica inAlrica inAfrica
Africa is possible in view of the sparse sparseness sparseness sparseness
ness of the population populaton but China and anilJapan an anI andJapan
I Japan suffer sufer from overpopulation over population and anda
a Great Power which has subjected a alarge alarge alarge
large part ol the territory terriory there to mil military mi military ¬
itary lary occupation will wi perhapsbe perhaps be weaker weakerafterwrds weakerafterwrds weakerafterwards
afterwrds than before beforeThe beforeThe beforeThe
The Reicfuaiiseiger Rechsaleiger Berlin Bertn January Januarysi
5 51 1 publishes publshes thj th following lolowlngAccording lolowlngAccordingto fohlowingAccording fohlowingAccordingto According Accordingto
to a telegram telelram received today the Ger German German German ¬
man and am Chinese Cilnese Governments Goverments have haveconcluded haveconcuded haveconcluded
concluded concuded an agreement whereby China Chinaleases Chinaleaes Chinaleases
leases Kino Chau to German lor a 1 long longterm longterm longterm
term of years The territory terriory leased leasedembraces leasaliembrces leasedembraces
embraces embrces the whole Bay of Kiao Chau Chauincluding CbauIncuding Chiauincluding
including Incuding the adjacent islands the coast coastline coastlne coastline
line lne as a indicated by liiph water mark markand markand markand
and the promontories north of the en entrance entrnce entrance ¬
trance trnce to the Bay BIY The territory lerriorv which whichis
is bounded on the land side by a range rangeof rangeof rangeof
of hills his coversseveral covers several square miles II S and andis alldis slidIs
is surrounded by a neutral zone greater greaterIn
In extent than itsell Itset wherein China can cannot connot cannot ¬
not undertake anything anythinJ without Ger Germanys Germanys Germanys ¬
manys consent All Al rights rghts of sover sovereignty soverei sovereigntv ¬
eignty ei nty are ceded to Germany Should ShouldKiao ShouldKiao ShouldKiao
Kiao Chau prove unfit unft for German pur purposes purposes purposes ¬
poses China undertakes unlertakes to permit permitGermany permitrermany permitermany
Germany rermany ermany to select another point upon uponthe uponIhe uponthe
the coast and to take back bck Kiao Kilo Chau Chaureimbursing Chaurembursing Chaureimbursing
reimbursing rembursing all al funds spent upon the theplace theplace theplace
place by Germany GermanyTHE GermanyTUE GermanyTIlE
THE FRENCH ON THE UPPER NILK NILKTimes NILI NILIT NiIrTipssLonclon
Times T TipssLonclon sLondon London January 6 6After 6Afier 6Autera
After Autera a prolonged period of reticence reticenceand retIcenceand reticenceand
and mystery Ihe French newspapers newspapersare
are suddenly teeming teeminJ with wlh letters from fromindividuals fromIndividuals fromindividuals
individuals connected with wih Major Mar Marchatids Marchands Marchands
chands expedition expediton Of that expedition expeditionthe expediton expeditonthe
the objective point at present is il Faslioda Fasliodaon
on the upper couse of ofthie the White Nile Nilebut Nie Niebut Nilebut
but its is avowed aim is is to stretch bands handsacross bandsacross bandsacross
across the continent contnent from the th French Frenchpossessions Frenchposs Frenchpossessions
possessions poss sions In Senegambia and on the theCongo theCono theCongo
Congo to those at Obok on the Gulf of ofAden oCAden ofAdei
Adei Aden The Temps Tem s which has occa occasionally occasionaly occasionally ¬
sionally sionaly affected aftcted to be ignorant ignornt of the theproceedings theproceedings theproceedings
proceedings of Major Marchand is ap apparently apparenty npparently ¬
parently parenty somewhat chagrined chagrned at revela revelations revelf revelations ¬
tions tons which It I remarks are more likely likelyto lkelv lkelvto
to be for the advantage of rival rval countries countriesthan countre countriesthan
than for that of France Frnce We WE do not notknow notknow notknow
know how this can be the case unless unIt a ahope 0hope ahope
hope was cherished that Great Britain Britainmight Britainmlg Britainmight
might mlg t be lulled luled into security Ilecuriv by the theconcealment theconcealment theconcealment
concealment of the French advance advancetowards advancetowarCs advancetowards
towards towarCs theUpper the Upper Nile Nie till ti ourstatesmen ourstatesmenwere ourstalesmenwere our statesmen statesmenwere
were confronted with wih a fail fat aI accotMpli accotMpliAt acp acpAt accn li liAt
At any rate there is no longer any lack lackol lackol
ol evidence as to the purpose ol the theexpedition tbeexpediton theexpedition
expedition expediton and there is a good deal of ofinformation ofinformation ofInformation
information accessible Iccesslblelhou accessiblethough though h some somewhat somewhat somewhat ¬
what disconnected and not altogether altogetherconsistent altogetherconsilltentas altogetherconsistentas
consistent consilltentas as to its progress proJres The Thepublication Ihepublication he hepublcaton
publication publcaton of these documents ocumcnts in I some something something something ¬
thing like lke a notch has an air of a con concerted COi coucerted ¬
certed apped Ippel appei 1 to public opinion though thoughof thoughofcourse
of ofcourse course it i may n1ay be merely m rely accidental accidentalThere accdtntaJ accdtntaJThere accidentalThere
There is a reason reasn apart apar from politics politicsin poltcs poltcsIn
in the natural reaction of
feeling leetng after afterthe afterthe afterthe
the rumor which was circulated a few fewweeks fewweekR fewweeks
weeks ago in a geographical gogrphical journal at atBrussels atBrusels atBrussels
Brussels Brusels connected connectet with the Congo Free FreeSate FreeSate FreeSate
Sate Administration Administrton that Major Mar Marchand Marchand Marchand ¬
chand and his companions had been beenmassacred beenmasacred beenmassacred
massacred masacred in il the Bshrel Bhr 11 el Ghazal Ghazl region regionThis regionThis regionThis
This report repor is now declared to be en entirely entIrely entirely
tirely without wihout foundation and the letter letterreferred leter leterreferred lettersreferred
referred to show that in August and andSeptember andSeptember andSeptember
September last the expedition expediion was wasdomg wasdomgweJ doing doingwell doingwell
well S SThe
wellThe weJ
The further M jor Marchand advances
eastward the more impossible imp lble will wi it be befor beCor beor
for or him 11m to leave any representative representatve of ofFrance ofFrance ofFrance
France behind him on the long line lne ot othis 01his oxhis
his march from French Congo CO irO to main maintain maintail mainthin ¬
thin tail those thoserightsofsovereignyI rights ofsovereignty of sovereignty which whichhe whih whihhe whichhe
he is said to have been exercising for formonths formonths formonths
months in these remote and unkmwn unkmwnparts unknOn unknOnparts unknwnparts
parts of ofAfrica Africa A very small smal body bodyof bodyofwhite of ofwhite ofwhite
white and a few hundred of ofnaUve native leviei levieicannot levie levietcannot
cannot afford aford to plant garrisons at every everystep ever everstep everystep
step In its Is advance but b t if nothing ol the
kind is done the expedition expedIton is likely lkely to toleave toleave toleave
leave no greater permanent impression impressionbehind Impressionbehind Impressionbehind
behind it i than an arrow which has been beenshot beenshot beenshot
shot through the air airA airA airA
A letter leter from a petty pety officer ofcer attached attachedto atached atachedto
to Marchancls expedition expediion named namedNicholas namedNiholas namedNicholas
Nicholas Niholas is published publshed in the Lavrafa Lovra l a aMetz aletzjournoJ aMetzjournal
Metz letzjournoJ Metzjournal journal and i ii reproduced by the theTemps theTtm theTeiifts
Temps Ttm s It is dated Semlo September
12 and in il it I M Nicholis Nihols says thaUhc thaUhchas that1 Lr Lrhas
has had a great dUl dull cf ctrotible trouble witB Wl wit his hiscarriers hiscarners hiscarriers
carriers who constantly constantv ran away awayinto awayintothe jinlo jinlothe wto wtothe
the bush abandoning abandoningthir th thlr ir loads I The Thetrack Thetrack Thietrack
track the letter leter continues contnuos Is verybad very verybad verybad
bad at this thi time tme of the year It I is now nowthe nowthe nowthe
the height of the rainy season the thegrasses therasses thegrasses
grasses rasses are very high and fall Cal right rightacross rightacross rightacross
across the path hindering the carriers carriersprogress corlers corlersprogress carriersprogress
progress The watercourses watercourse are full fulleven Cul fulleven
even overflowing overfowing and form morasses morasseson mOf es eson
on both bothsidesofever sides of every channel channelNAVIGATORS channelNAVIGAoss I INAVIGA
NAVIGATORS NAVIGA OtU AND WEATHER WEATHERSyren VlATUER VlATUERSprI VEATIIERSyreu
Syren SyrenThe SprI SprIThe SyreuThe
The British shipmaster sh shipmasteroftoday ipmaster of today is we webelieve webeleye webelieve
believe beleye hardly so much of a weather weatherprophet wether wetherprophet weatherprophet
prophet as a was his hlspredecCor hispredecessor predecessor ot oldln oldlnship Milin Milinship aihinship >
ship days In bygone times time the bom bometer berometer berom berometer
eter Nas as a 1 much more studied studie Iwtru Iwtrument Itrument hstrutmeat
ment than thal it is at present But Bt then thenthere ahenthere thenthere
there was WiS no sailing slng list lst published publishedvessels Plblhed Plblhedvessels publishedvessels
vessels sailed soied when they were ready mil milnot ednot andnot
not a minute before Unfortunately Unfortunatelyhowever UnCortuntely UnCortuntelyhowfver Unfortunatelyliowaver
however howfver this sailing ot steam craft cf in inspite inspie inspIte
spite spie of the weather has not Dean with without wih wihout without ¬
out its is iinfluence infuence influence on sail si and smal smallpowered small smallpowered
powered steam craft craf and hence Ilencf it often oftenhappens ofen ofenhappens oftenhappens
happens that tblt they leave port when whol a astorm astorm astorm
storm is almost alm st immediately mmediattly imminent imminentare Immlent Immlentore imminentare
are ore cauirht clulht by it i and pcThap PhaP iiapi driven drivenashore drven drivenashore
ashore How many men we wonder wondarare wonderare
woer woerare
are there who make the barometer their theirspecial theirspeclnl theirspecial
special study who try to account for its itsminutest is isminutest itsininutest
minutest rise and fall lal and consci conscientiously consi consientously conscientiously
entiously entously attempt alemot to reconcile the theweather tbeweather theweather
weather changes with its is fluctuations fluctuationsIt fluctutlols fluctutlolsI
It I would almost seem as If i the masters maatersof maters matersof mastersof
of vessels both large and small were wereunited wereunited wereunited
united in eschewing us lS if it were some somesuperstitious somesuperstItous somesuperstitious
superstitious superstItous rite I r ngot ngo the thebarometer thebarometer thebarometer
barometer when c it > t sailing sailingWith 5tlng 5tlngWih sellingWith
With Wih a large larJe yeast vEe of course courseit courseIt courseit
it does not matter mater I with the thesailer thesier thesailer
sailer sier and the sn snmany samany 0 0many
many cases temf temfleave temrI temfleave
leave I ave th tbe philter philterin 11ltr 11ltrIn hltr hltrin
in the face flce of ad adtions Adtlons adtions
tions Perhaps h lot or auei aueiall aJ aitciall 1 1al
all al the shipmHste here is a astory astory astory
story told of a ace ce sr r since sincedeceased sincedeceased sincedeceased
deceased who or ernoon ernoonwas ernoonwas ernoonwas
was sitting SIt sittinginhisprivateomee ing in his private office ofce when he heheard heheard heheard
heard a knock at his door and to him himthere himtherc himthere
there entered the captain of one of his hisvessels hIsvessels hisvessels
vessels which was due to sail saio Well Wellwhat Wel Wellwhat
what is it said the owner I have havejust havejust havejust
just come replied reptd repliedtheskipper the skipper to ask askif askif askif
if it is necessary necesary I should sail sai this after afternoon afer aferI afternoon ¬
I noon And this was the repjy reply that he hegot heI hegot
I got ot Oh no nOj not at all al allyou necatogyj isi isiyou
i you should sail sainot sailnot not at all atbJe ahlbifftli necrJ burifie ship shipsails shIpsals shipsails
sals sails And sail sai she he did although the theweather theweather theweather
weather was such that it would have haveb havebpen havebeen
been b en much safer to have kept the boat boatback boathack boatback
back backEvery hackEyery backEvery
Every storm which visits England Englandcatches Englandcatches Englandcatches
catches on one of our three shores a awhole awhole awhole
whole fleet feet of small smal vessels exposed to toall toall toall
all the the horrors of a lee shore That Thatsome Thatsome Thatsome
some of oftheis then would woul have been in port porthad porthad porthad
had the weather indices been beel more moreclosely moreclosely moreclosely
closely followed folowed goes goe without wihout saying sayingWith sayingWih sayingWith
With Wih such craft a delay of a day or or so somakes somakes somakes
makes little ltle material difference diference Yet Yetthe Yetthe Yetthe
the same tush I ush and hurry hury characterizes characterizestheir characterizestheir F Ftheir
their movements as does that of steam steamships steamships steamships ¬
ships Time spent in port portexcept except in inreceiving inreceiving inreceiving
receiving or discharging cargo cargoi cargoilooked cargoislooked is islooked
looked upon as a so much time lost losti and andhence andhence andhence
hence the vessel proceeds proees regardless regardles of ofa ofa ofa
a falling Calng barometer and a forecasted forecastedgale forecastedgale forecastedgale
gale Perhaps Parhap the port of all al others that thaton thatcn thatclii
on furnish furish instances of th tho tl crash crsh folly lollyand toUyand follyand
and stupidity stupidItyto to call cal it Dy no worse worsename worsenameof worsenameof
name nameof of this plan is Liverpool As is iswell iswell iswell
well known the Mersey ersey is the venue of ola ofa ofa
a large coasting coastng trade trde done in great greatmeasure ireat ireatmeasure greatmeasure
measure by sailing saling craft craf Over and andover andover andover
over again these vessels sail sIl on the thp tli eve eveof eveof eveof
of bad weather only to be beaten back backagain bck bckagain backagain
again or to provide s case for lifeboat lifeboatrescue Iieboat Iieboatrescue lifeboatrescue
rescue The loss of a suit of sails sail is isquite ISquite isquite
quite a minor evil evi to the foolhardy Coolharcy skip skippers skippers skippers ¬
pers 01 this sailing sllhng fleet lut And yet iri iriview hiview inview
view of ofhls ofthisftenchanl this mcMlt < r Aanf for prompt sailings sailingsand saings saingsand sailingsand
and the fact that betwixt Liverpool LiverpoolMil LiverpoolMilford LiverpoolMilford
Mil Milford ford there tliereisbut is but one oneharborof harbor of relug relugHolyhead relugHolyheadi relug1lolyhendit
Holyhead Holyheadi 1lolyhendit it will wi hardly be credited creditedthat creditedthat creditedthat
that storm signals are hoisted in such a aposition apositon aposition
position positon that every vessel vesel proceeding proceedingdown proceed proceedingdown in indown
down the river rivercan can read them In marked markedcontradiction markedcontradition maikedcontradiction
contradiction contradition to the fatuous action acton of ofthese ofthese ofthese
these windjammer skippers s lppers was that of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the master mater of a I little ltte steam coaster coastermaking cost coastermaking r rmaking
making weekly voyages voyageswith with a regular regularsallitifc regularsailll regularsailing
sailing sailll day or rather night li lt Passengers Passengersas Po engers engersas
as well wel as goods were carried carne and upon upona
a voyager voyaier making makinJ his appearance appearnce half halfan hal halfan
an hour before the vessel should have havebeen bavebeen havebeen
been warped through throu 1 the dock gates gateshe gateshe gateshe
he was concerned concered to rind tnd that thert theI were wereno wereno wereno
no preparations prepartIons preparationsfor for departure d Jarure Accord Accordingly Accordinely Accordiniiy ¬
ingly inely he proceeded proc eded to interview the theskipper theskipper theskipper
skipper He lound the old man a aveteran aveteran aveteran
veteran grown rowl gray in the coasting coltng trade tradecalmly tradecalmly tradecalmly
calmly disrobing dl obing preparatory to turning turningin
in for the night What time will wi you youget youge youget
get ge away captain queried the passen passenger pUen pUenger passenger ¬
ger About this time tme tomorrow to morrow night nightif niirhtIf nightifthe
if ifthe the glass will wIl let me Oe was the retort retortFurther retor retortFurther
Further expostulation expOtulatlon was useless useles AH AHthe Anth Allthe
the th satisfaction satsfacton that could be got from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the weather weatherwis weatherwise wise one was a statement statementthat statementthat statementthat
that the glass had simply fallen falen down downfor downCor downfor
for a big blow and added he What Whati WhatIs
i Is 6 the use of burning coals being beingknocked beingknocked beingknocked
knocked about and getting gettng nowhere nowhereWhat nowhereWhat nowhereWhat
What is a day or twos stoppage stoppge com compared compAred cornpared
pared with wih a weeks buffeting bufetng in narrow narrowwaters narrowwaters narrowwaters
waters a return retun to refit relt and protracted protracteddelay protrted protrteddtlay protraiteddelay
delay dtlay in consequence And here hee again againthe againthe againthe
the underwriters are concerned We Wethink Wethink Ve Vethink
think they would do well wel to insist Isist on onmore onmorl onmore
more morl attention ntfentO1 being betngpafd paid to barometric barometricreading barometrtreadinl barometricL barometricreadinc
reading readinl < an nnI storm warnings
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