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VOL XXTI VI 0 WASHINGTON CITY D C SATURDAY AUGUST 13 3 1898
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SuMImn but not Sensible SensibleThe SensibleThe ens1biCThe
The cry is raised that in destroy destroying destroying destroying ¬
ing Montojos fleet the United UnitedStatesassumed UnitedStatesassumed
Statesassumed States assumed responsibility for forthe fortile
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the whole hole Philippine group of 1400 1400islands 400 400islands
v islands with their 7000000 inhab inhabitants inhabitants
itants mostly savages It is said saidthat saidthat saidthat
that even if ifwe we do not notannex annex them themwe themwe
we must set up upa a a protectorate Mr MrDepew MrDepew
Depew has seen with the eye of offaith offaitb
faith a message from on oniiigh nigh as asclearly asclearly
clearly as if written in letters of offire offire
fire firestrung strung in the clouds that we wemust wemust wemust
must teach our civilization civilizaf on to this thisenormous thisenormous
enormous Malay aggregation aggregationThis aggregationThis
This all sounds very sublime sublimebut sublimebut sublimebut
but Is it sensible Is it true Did Didthe Didthe
the smashing of Montojos fleet fleetour
our sole errand to Manila Bay llayimpose
impose any obligation whatever whalevrupon
upon this country as to the Philip Philippines
pines Are the United States a agrand agrand
grand philanthropic and mission I1isslon3ry
ary association organized to re regenerate
generate the world If we are to totake
take the barbarian hordes of ofOceanica ofoceanica o
Oceanica under our protection and andtutelage andtutelage an I
tutelage in addition to reqenerat reqeneratlas regenerating
ing Hawaii redeeming Cuba and andreconstructing andreconstructing an I
reconstructing Porto Rico where whereshall whereshall whercshalt
shall we stop Why not take the theZulus theZulus
Zulus under our wing and deliver deliverthe deliverthe
the Greeks and the Armenians Armeniansfrom Armenianfrom
from their yoke yokeNo yokeNo
No doubt it might prove good goodthing ooc I
thing for the FHipinos to be beItaught b
taught our civilization civilizationthoulh civilizationthoulhthis though thoughthis L
this process has put the Sandwich SandwichIslanders L
Islanders in the way of extinction extinctionbut extinctionbut I
but what about us Where Wheredoes Wheredoes
does our gain come in Havent Haventwe t
we troubles trou le < enough of our own ownAre ownArc
Are our 70000000 people all so sointelligent sointe1li6ent s
intelligent so prosperousso happy happythat happythat happ
that we can afford to go 10000 10000miles JOOOOmiles D
miles away to set up a paternal paternaldespotism paternaldespotism 1
despotism over 7000000 half halfna1ced hal 1
naked barbarians who as an anAmerican ai aiAmerican a
American resident there has ha said saidspeak saidJlspeaJ
speak peal a score of 0 different tongues tonguesand tonguesand S
and live on anything from rice to tostewed tostewed t tstewed 0
stewed grasshoppers grasshoppersTo
To the average and controlling controllingcommon controllingcommon controllin
common sense of the American Americanpeople Americanpeople a
people President McKinley has hasnot ha had S
not shown greater wisdom and andfirmness andfirmness an d
firmness in anything connected connectedwith connectedwith connecte d
with the war and its settlements settlementsthan settlementsthan s
than in his decision to demand demandonly demandonly d
only the bay harbor and city oi oiManila 01Manila c 1
Manila with the surrounding ter territory territory teiritory r
ritory needed for their protection protectionA
A coaling and naval station and a acommercial acommercial
commercial port such as England Englandhas Englandhas d
has at Hongkong are all of the thePhilippines thePhilippines tli ie
Philippines that this country has haso h ms
I
I
I o and Poverty Fovertyt
t r i ison isonassignedfortl assigned for the thek theieuremcnt e
o ea k retirement ot the Secre Secretary Secretary Secr e ¬
tary of State Mr Day is that he heis heis I e
is not rich enough to meet the thesocial thesocial tl ie
social obligations which Have be become become b C ¬
come imperative upon a Secretary Secretaryol Secretai ry r
ot State Every year this excuse excuseis excuseIS excu se
is more frequently frequentIyhearcl heard from men menof menof m n
of the very highest ability in refus refusing refusing refu Is ¬
ing or resigning high offices in the theAdministration theAdministrationCabinet ti he e
Administration AdministrationCabinet Cabinet places placesAmbassadorships placesAmbassadorships plac placAmbassadorships S
Ambassadorships c cThis cThis
This matter is therefore one call calling calling ci 11 ¬
ing for serious thought Will the thetime thetime t ttime he e
time presently come when only onlyrich onlyrich on ly lyIn y
rich men will be oflered o ered these im important important ii iiportant In ¬
portant places in the public service servicebecause servicebecause servi ce cebecause e
because social custom more pow powerful powerful po w ¬
erful than statute law will make makeit makeit ma ke wke e
it impossible for a poor man to toserve toserve o
serve his country without subject subjecting subjectin subje Ct t ¬
ing in int himself and his tamily to gall galliflS galling g ill
ing social humiliations Shall Shallraisethe we weraise wemise
raise raisethe the public salaries so that thatpoor thatpoor ti it atas
poor men will get from the Treas Treasury Treasury Tre as s ¬
ury money enough to meet these theseprivate theseprivate th ese 36
private but also in a sense official officialexpenses offi ial ialexpenses al
ofThcut
expenses Or shall we content contentourselves contentourselves coat cut nt
ourselves with pointing to the ser servants servants er r ¬
vants of the Roman Republic in inthe int in
the t e days cJ ys of 9 J its s El glory ° rv w who ° were wereESMiiHIiiMcIr were wereroud w crc re
roud ESMiiHIiiMcIr f Wclr thcir j poverty > and 111 Jvith Jvithr wiith with v iith th
r r
lamenting la the degeneracy of these theselatter theselatter theseter
latter lat ter days daysIt daysIt
It ought to be that a servant 01 01this
this thi thiso s mightiest of nations would be beso
so invested with honor and dignity dignityby
by byot his very office that the highest highestof
of earth would esteem it a privil privilege
ege eg egde e to visit him in surroundings of ofdemocratic
democratic de dede mocratic poverty and feast with withdelight
delight de deof light upon his humble layout layoutof
of crackers and cheese and beer or ormilk
ti milk mi mide lk or lemonade or any other otherdemocratic
d democratic de mocratic what not notIt
It ought to be that a man hon honored
ored or ed by the people with high office officewould
V would wo uld live in severe simplicity in inorder
order or der that the dazzling splendor ot ofhis
h his hi s official position might not not be bemade
made m mtra ade tawdry by the fineries and andtrapperies
ti tra trapperies pperies which go very well with ith iththe
tr the th e pretensions of aristocracy aristocracyBut
But suppose that the ouqhtto
b be refuses to be What then thenWe thenWe
We merely propose this matter matterfor
f for fo foco r reflection and discussion A AconcluJion
conclusion co nclu3ion must not be reacned in inhaste
haste ha ste But certain it is that it this thisRepublic
Republic R epublic is to endure wealth must mustnver
never ne nein ver be one of the tests in choos choosing
ing in g important officials officialsTho
The Report of otttio the Hiawatha HiawathaThe HlawatbaThe
The steamer Hiawatha was waschartercd
chartered ch artered by two gentlemen who whohad
had ha d been sorely bereaved by the theBourgogne theBourgogne
Bourgogne B ourgogne disaster to search for forthe
the th e bodies of their lost ones onesThe
The corporation which owned ownedthe
the th e Bourgogne had refused to fit fitout
out o ut a like expedition though cap captains
tains ta ins of of incoming steamers re reported
ported p orted the sea dotted with corpses corpsesof
of the victims of the disaster disasterThis
This is the first sentence of the thereport
report re port of the captain of the Hia Hiawatha
watha wathaI w atha
I may say in opening this account of ofthe
l the th e voyage 01 the steamer Hiawatha Hiawathathat Hiawathathat
that th at from my experience of the last ten tendays tenys
c days da dath ys I can assure the people interested Interebiedthat Intereledthat
J that th at had the Compagnie Generale GenerateTransatlantique GeneraleTransatlantique
Transatlantique T acted promptly after afterthe afterthe aftete
t the th thca e receipt of the report made by the thecaptain thecaptain
captain ca ptain of the steamer Oldfields at Phil Philadelphia Philadelphla ¬
adelphia ad eiphia and despatched a steamship to tosearch tosearcb tc tcarch
s search se arch for or and recover the bodies passed passedby passldbv
seb
l by b y the Oldfields Old fields the remains of victims victimsthen vIctimstben
then th en found could have been identified identifiedby Identifiedby identifiedy I
b by b y their friends friendsThe IrlendsThe
The case agacstthe a aginst ifst the Compagnie CompagnieGenerate CompagnieGenerale
Generate G enerale Transatlantique is a aserious L
serious se rious one These are the counts countsin countsin m
in the indictment indictmenti indictmentJBy
i JBy By running r nning its ships outside outsidethe
the th e established lanes it invited dis disaster
a aster aster2Utter a ster
2 2Utter Utter lack of discipline on onLa I
1 La L a Bourgone resulted in the loss lossof los I
c of o fevery every woman but one all the thechildren thechildren
children c and 550 out of 714 71401 ol the thepassengers thepassengers
I passengers p and crew aboard aboard3Cold
3 3Cold Cold blooded indifference indifferenceto
to t o the duty and obligation im imposed imposed
I posed p osed by so great a disaster led the thecompany thecompany thi
company c to torefule refuse to engage in the thework thework th
work w ork ol recovering the bodies ol olthe 01the o I
the t he drowned drownedWe
We do not recall a more damn damning damning
ing i ng indictment against any com company company
I pany p any which is dependent upon the thepublic thepublic thi
1 public p ublic for its support supportLet
Let Us Hayo Pence PenceThe ICAeeThe IcacoThe
The acceptance by the Spanish SpanishGovernment SpanishGovernment i 1
Government G overnment of the conditions of ofpeace ofpeace c f
J peace p eace imposed impo ed by the United UnitedStates UnitedStates Unite Unitetates ci
States S tates if unreserved and final on onthe onthe o a 1
the t he main points in our terms termsshould termsshould I i
should s be the signal for a suspen suspension suspension L ¬
sion of hostilities even though we wemay wemay w C
may expect traditional Spanish Spanishdilatoriness Spanishdilatoriness h
dilatoriness d to protract the negoti negotiation negotiation I ¬ 1
ation a tion of the final treaty treatyAt treatyAt
At the close of the Revolution Revolutionary Revolutionary Revolutmorry 1 ¬
ary a ry war nearly a year elapsed be between between b ¬
tween t ween the signing signin of the prelimi preliminary preliminary prelimnary I ¬
nary articles of peace peaceNov Nov 30 301782and 31 i
1782 1782and and the final treaty of Sept Sep t >
4 1783 J 183 But it took time to cross crossthe crossthe cro 55 i
the Atlantic in thope thoe days Thirty Thirtyyears Thirtvyears Thin y f
years later we fought the battle of ofNew 01New l
New Orleans two weeks after the thetreaty thetreaty U IC
Ud
treaty of Ghent had been signed signedand signedand signe d i
and we did not know ot the treaty treatyfor treatyfor treat Ly r
for fo more more than a month after the thebattle thebattle ti tibattle e
battle was fought foughtBut
But nowadays with so many manyAtlantic manyAtlantic mar my
Atlantic cables in good working workingorder workingorder workir ig
order there is no excuse for con continuing continuing co Ii J
tinuing hostilities after the prelim preliminaries n
inaries of peace are accepted or orfor orfor r
for dragging dra ginlI out o t the negotiations negotiationsfor us 3
for the final treaty The present presentweek presentweek prese nt t
week ought to see the end en d of all allmilitary I
military operations Spain can canmake c an II
make no further effective resist resistance resistance resi it
ance and has so admitted And Andthere A ad d
there is no danger that our com commissioners comI coi Cu
I missioners will be outwitted in the theframing I he e
framing of a treaty to secure the thejust t he e
just and legitimate results of our ourwork c cwork ur lr
work workIT workIT
IT MIGHT not be out of place to toremind toremind o
remind the farmers ofKansaswho o1Kinsaswhoprop olKnsasw ho hopropse 10
prop propse DSC se a a penny a bushel benefit benefitfund ben efit efitfund fit
fund for Joe Leiter that when a amarket amarket
market gambler ambler has gone broke broker brol ce ceas S
as a bull he is rather likely to use usethe I usethe se
the next stake he secures in an anefIort aneffort in
effort to retrieve his fortunes as a s ak a abear abear
bear In the same market marketf
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i
The iMInoral RlohncbS Riohnc of orOuba orOubaCuba Oubn OubnCuba
Cuba is at present prominently prominentlybelore
b before bef ore the world in anything but an anindustrial
ir industrial ind ustriI light and it may seem seemin seemin
ii in some respects rather strange to toconsider
c consider co nsider the island pacifically as a agold
g gold go ld and silver producer at a time timewhen
w when wh en it naturally occurs to mind mindas
a as the theatre of war which whichwhile whichwhileit while
it is i s most modern in point of time timeis
h is also in point of character says saysthe
tl the th e London Minin Journal the themost
n most m ost unhappily conceived and the themost
r most m ost impotently carried out in inrecent
r recent re cent history None the less it itcan
c can ca n hardly serve other than a use useful
fi ful purpose to give something somethinimore
u more tn ore of a utilitarian trend to the therapt
r rapt ra pt attention which is now direc directed
t ted te < d towards the island that in inmagnitude inmagnitude
n magnitude m agnitude and position may be besaid
si said sa id to dominate the West Indian IndianArchipelago
Archipelago A To do doso so may tend tendin
it in a measure to lay the smell of ofgunpowder
g gunpowder gu npowder and to lull the cannon cannonthrob
tl throb th rob which here in Europe strike strikethe strikethe
tl the th e imaginative senses as they are areborne
b borne bo rne from over the Atlantic by bythe
tl the th e medium of ofthe the submarine cable cableLike cableke
I Like Li ke many other places similarly similarlyremote
remote re reas mote from Europe Cuba so far faras
as assu its industries are concerned concernedsufIers
suffers su ffers considerably from the per pernicious
nicious ni cious force of popular but mis mistaken
ti taken ta ken associations Just as Brazil Brazilis
i is exoterically known chiefly as the theplace
place p lace where the nuts come from Iromso
s so Cuba is indissolubly connected connectedI
I i in the general mind with the frag fragrant
r rant ra nt and delicate smoke clouds of ofi
i t the th e Habana cigar Even to the thebetter
I better b etter informed minds the interest interestcentering
c centering ce ntering in Cuba is almost ex exclusively
c clusively cl usively an agricultural interest interestand
a and an d takes no count of the vast vastmineral
r mineral m ineral resources which by com common
r mon m on consent among the many manymining
r mining m mm ining engineers who have visited visitedthe
rt
t the th e spot are Lrc known to lie within the thebosom theosom
t bosom b osom of of the turbulent island islandAmericans
i Americans A mericans as might have been beenexpected
expected ex pected have a juster apprecia appreciation
tion ti on of this fact than others more moredistantly
distantly di stantly situated from this Gol Golconda Golonda
conda c of the New World Divided Dividedthence
thence th ence by several thousand miles milesof
of ocean and open to a multitude multitudeof
of o pressing claims upon their en enterpriseand
ote
terpriseand te resources the English Englishcapitalists
c capitalists c may easily be forgiven forgivenfor
for fo r paying but a scanty repard to tothe
the th e industrial potentialities of a asphere
s sphere to which he is so little littledrawn
c drawn d rawn by any tie of blood or sym sympathv
I pathy p athv The Americans on the theother
c other o ther hand are joined to Cuba by bya bymanifold
s a manifold interest interestpolitical political politicalfinancial p
financial fi and geographical geographicaland and it itis itis ii
is IS naturally mainly through throughAmerican I
j American A merican channels that we are areindebted areindebted
indebted i for the bulk of ofour our infor information
mation m ation as to the geological struc structure
ture t une and mineral richness r Lhness of the theisland
island islandA is land
A paper by a Cuban gentleman gentlemanSignor
i Signor S ignor Raimund Cabrera recently recentlyread recentlyread
read r > ead in translation before the thefranklin the
Franklin F ranklin Institute dealt very fully lullyand
and a < nd ably with the incalculable htnralculableriches
i riches r which lie in the open lap of ofthis o f
this t his teeming but unfortunate land landungarnered
ungarnered u and almost unex unexplored unexplored
plored p lored after more than 400 years yearsofEuropeancoloniration vearfEuropeancolonization S
of ofEuropeancoloniration o European colonization Ayoid Avoiding Ayoidng
ing i ng the more geological and tech technical technical ¬
nical n ical aspect of the qustion the thepaper thepaper th C
paper p aper gives a more or less plain plainstatement S
statement s of the different metals metalsand metalnd S
and a nd minerals thus left for luture lutureworking e
working w orking the multitudinous char character character
acter a cter of which may be gathered gatheredfrom 1
from f rom the fact that the catalogue catalogueincludes C
includes i copper hematite mag magnetite magnetite
netite n etite manganese asbestos sul sulphur sulphur
phur p hur talc quicksilver coal anti antimony
mony lelspar onyx serpentine serpentinegypsum
gypsum baryta asphalt and petro netroleum I
leum l eum These are the minerals mineralswhich mineralswhicb S
which were represented in the theCuban th thCuban e
Cuban section of the Columbian ColumbianExposition n i
Exposition of the thevear year 1893 That Thatdespite Thatdespite Thi Lt
despite the early knowledge of ofthese ofthese c if
these varied and rich deposits so solittle s 0
little has been b en done towards their theirdevelopment thei ir
development is no doubt due in a alarge
large measure to the peculiarities peculiaritiesof peculiariticof s
of Spanish administration The Theheavy Theheavy TIi LC
heavy taxation of industry is not notthe notthe flI LCt t
the least among the evils which whic whichave whichave i
have been indirectly responsible responsiblefor Ic
for the present evil condition of ofafTlirs f
atTains in Cuba Mining has espec especially espe espeially C
ially suffered from this deterrent to toenterprise I toenterprise
enterprise Something however howevermust howeve r
must properly be counted for or race raceand rac racand e re V
and it has yet to be shown whether whetherunder whetherunder wheth er erunder
under a detached and self selfcon selfcontained con a atamed
tained form of republican admin administralion administratfon admi p pistralion
istralion all that is expected from fromdifferent I
different fiscal policy will be real realized re ii Iii
ized As it is the record is by no nomeans i imeans o
means exclusively one of an unsat unsatisfactory unsatisfactory uns tt ¬
isfactory character as is attested attestedby attestedby attest attestby Cu 1
by the extent to which copper the themost themost t he hehe C
most widely exploited melal of the thecountry t tcountry he e
country has been worked workedDown
Down to the well known revo revolution res reslution P0
lution of 1868 the province oi San Santiago S n
tiago was the seat of a large lar e COD CODper cc np p i ¬
per mining industry the town ot 01Cobae it
Cobae as its etymological signifi signi6cation sign lii j
cation shows taking its name from fromthe fri m
the adjacent mines which were werevigorously werevigoroully Wi crc e
vigorously worked by the Con Ci n
solida solid sol soltor ida a Corporation With a his history hisy
t tory tor y going back to the middle of ofthe ofthe
t the sixteenth century these mines mineswere
were we re worked with varying for fortunes
t tunes tun es times of failure under the thesupine thesupine
s supine su pine control of the Government Governmentalternating
a alternating alt ernating with periods ol inter intermittent
n mittent mi ttent prosperity under the more morevigorous
vi vigorous vig orous initiative of ofprivate private enter enterprise
p prise pri se while at the present time tht th thmining
n mining mi ning operations have lid d tvindled lVindledand
a and an d declined to a mere handto handtomouth handtouth
n mouth mo uth policy of treating the tail tailings tailings tails ¬
ii ings ing s left by the former rich output outputand
a and an d the occasional primitive work workin
it ing in of a vein here and there at atpoints
p points po ints where appearances are more morethan moren
tl than tha n usually promising In other otherprovinces
p pr provinces ovincessuch such as Malejas ind nd ndNicaraguasome
Nicaragua Nicaraguasome Ni caraguasome some workings have havebeen
b been be en undertaken in a variously variouslysuperficial
s superficial su < perficial manner and the main mainfeature
ft feature fea ture about the deposits dis disclosed
c closed clo sed is the promising indication indicationthat
tl that tha t under other and more practi practial
cal al guidance gUidancewith with energy capital capitaland
a and an d skill skillthey they might be made to topay
p pay pa y very handsomely Another Anotherform
f form for < m of mineral wealth which is islikely
Ii likely lik likdit ely under more favorable con conditions conions
d ditions dit ions to form tht th basis of a suc suecessiul successful
c cessiul ce sslul industry is the mineral oil oilhich
u irhich wh hich ich in several modifications and anddifIering
d di differing ffering state state3 occurs in many manyparts
p parts pa rts 01 the island Some Som borings boringshave
h have ha ve been sunk and the very ery rude rudeberzinnings
bi beginnings be iinnings of primitive workings workingshave
h have ha ve made mad their appearance but butbeyond
b beyond be yond a convincing demonstra demonstration
ti tion tio n of the potentialities of future f ture turedevelopment
d development de velopment there is at present presentlittle
1 little lit tle enough to show for iorwhat what has hasbeen
b been be en done So far as they have ha ve vebcen
b bc been en sunk the wells have in no noprominent
p prominent pr ominent instance ceased to yield yieldbut
b but bu t in nearly all cases they have havemet
n met m et with the common fate of aban abandonment
d donment do nment from different causes all allthe
tl the th e more regrettable because easily easilyto
t to topr be avoided Among the more moreproductive
p productive pr oductive provinces in Cuba that thatin
ir in Santiago appears to have been beenparticularly
p particularly pa rticularly favored Together TOIetherwith
v with wi th the copper copper veins to which whichreference
r reference re reth ference has already been made madethere
tl there th ere are extensive deposits of iron ironore
o ore or e awaiting the hand of the miner minerand
a and an d the smelter Hematite and andmagnetite
n magnetite m exist in large masses sses ssesbut
b but bu t of the numerous concessions concessionswhich
v which w hich have been granted in the therichest thechest
r richest ri chest districts only three have havebeen havebeen
b been be en worked and those through throughthe
t the th e agency of an American com company
p pany pa ny Cuba in its present presentstate
s1 state st ate may be likened to a cauldron cauldronin
i in which the various racial and andpohtical andolitical I
political p olitical ingredients are seething seethingin
i in a sulphurous Malebolge MalebolgeWhether MalebolgeWhether
Whether W hether out of this medley of orun orunharnessed un
1 harnessed h arnessed forces a less transitory transitorycondition
c condition c of ofpohity polity may emerge emer emerte e it itwould i t
would w v ould be difficult to say Perhaps Perhapsthe
t the th e hopes which are centred by bysome bysome b r
s some ome people in a hypothetical hypotheticalCuban I
Cuban C uban republic may turn out if ifput ifput i I
F put p ut to the test exaggerated and andthe anc I
l the th e last state of the island become becomeworse becomeworse
v worse w orse than the first All these theseconsiderations
c considerations c however are in the thedistant thedistant thi
c distant d istant future and the he dust of bat battie battle
tie ti e must have been well laid before beforeanything
a anything a definite can be known knownSohleys knownSohleys
Sohleys Good Gorman OorrEauRtLrt OorrEauRtLrtyew Start StartArcw StartZuw
Arcw yew Hark fauntal fauntalCommodore tl1llal tl1llalCommodore
Commodore Schley comes of good goodstock ood oodstock oo d
s stock st ock and he is proud elf f it Hudson Hudsonbounty HudsonCounty n
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bounty C ounty Section No i ol o the Bavarian BavarianNational BavarianNational Bavariaational
1 N National Society notified him that he helad hebad h
lad h ad been elected an honorary member memberandhe memberandhe membeind hr r
andhe a nd he hassenta has sent a hearty heartyacknowledgment heartyacknowledgmentrom acknowledgment acknowledgmentirora it
fr irora rom om hit hi flagship t1a shlp the immortal Brook Brooklyn BrookIyn C ¬
lyn l yn My ancestors ances ors be wtites came cameto cameto cam camo e
ty t to t o this country from Pfalsburg in the theyear tbeyear tli
J year y ear 1737 and the Schley family has haslived haslived hz
lived li ved since that time In Maryland and In InGeoria n nGeorgia
Georgia GeorgiaAncestry GeoriaAncestry G eorgia
Ancestry counts for less le s socially in the theUnited theUnIted t tUnited te
United States than elsewhere but it itcounts 1
counts c for or a good deal In a mans physi physical pbysical phy phyal
cal c < al mental and moral ma keup In that thatsense tbatsense tb t
sense s ense blood will tell The original originalSchleys orhlnalSchleys origin originchlcys at 1
Schleys S were no broken down aristo aristocrats aristcrats arist aristirats ¬
crats c rats with nothing nothln in themselves to be beproud beproud I e erd
proud of but sound healthy hard hardworking bardworklni hai haiworking rd 1
i working Germans good representatives representativesof representatlvfone
of o < fone one of the most vigorous races in the theworld theworld U
world then thenasnow as now It Ills Is x6r 6 years since sincethe sincethe sn cc
the t he Schleys came over over1 and that Is long longenough lonienough Ioi g i
enough e to transform several generations generationsof as s
of ofGermans Germans into Americans of as pure purestrain purestrain pu putrain re e
strain s train as the descendants of o the earlier earlierimmigrants earli earlimmigrants
immigrants i of the Mayflower But the thetransformation tbetransformation tI
transformation has cost the i he Commodore Commodorenone Commodorenone Commodo Commodoof re e
none of o the hardy and manly character characteristics characteristics characti T TIstics ¬
istics of the ancestors who have been beenmade beenmade be cli climade a
made famous amous by the gifted and heroic herulcdescendants hen lc lcdescendants c
descendants descendantsThat descendantsThat descendantsThat
That is the true American idea as to tofamily tofamily tofamily o
family trees treesInstead instead of eI being content contentafter contentafter contel at atafter t
after the European fashion with the thehonor thehonor t be behonor e
honor of having bavln ancestors who did didsomething didsomethIng c If Ifsomething d
something the thecitizen citizen of ofthlsfree this free repub republic repubhc rapi rapilic ¬
lic gets in and makes a name for himself himsellthat himselfthat hims himsthat jj
that hIs bisfoibears forbears would be proud of were werethey werethey w re rethevalive e
they thevalive alive Thus the human hum n race pro progresses proKresses p ro rograsses i
grasses here faster than anywhere anywh re else elseSchley elseSchley ci Se SeSchley
Schley the typical American is gad gadtbat g lad ladthathe l
that thathe he comes ol German stock and andevery a Lnd Lndevery
every German throughout the globe globefeels globefeels gk ihe ihefeels e
feels taller because of Schley SchleyEXCIIIHF ScbleyEXCIIlBF SchicyExCInEF
EXCIIIHF OF oJ POLICE CROWLEY of ofSan ofSan
San Francisco has been bl en presented by bytbe bythe t
the Chinese Government overpment with a banner bannerwhich ban ncr ncriter r
which confers on him the right to enter enterthe enterthe er iter r
the public grounds of eking This Thisright Thisright I Iright hIs Is
right is the greatest tver ver conlerred on onl onvho n
l a white man except General Grant Grantwas who whowas whowas jo
was also given u similar banner bannerMi
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I Hulcttlooti Suicide on the Battle Field FloldThe FieidThe
The suicide of one of the de defeated defeated deted ¬
f feated fea ted Spanish captains at Santi Santiago Santiago ¬
a ago ag o emphasizes the stubbornness stubbornnesswith stubbornnessth
with wi th which some of Spains pains people peoplecling peoplecling peopleng
c cling cli ng to the thec thecustomsof customs stoms of ancient and andmediaeval andmedi anddizeval
n mediaeval medi me dizeval val ages Spains civiliza civilization civilization civilizan ¬
ti tion tio n finds its origin in the old oldRoman oldRoman oldman
E Roman Ro man envire and still retains retainsmany retainsmany
n many ma ny of the characteristics of that thatfamous thatfamou8 thatmous
fj famous fa mous government of Ciesar CiesarCicero CresarCicero Cmsarcero
C Cicero Ci cero and Antony AntonyAmong AntonyAmong AntonyAmong
Among the old Romans it was wassort wassort
si sort sor t of a popular custom for a de defeated defeated
fc feated fea ted military reader leader to die by his hisown
o own ow owthi n sword There was no law to I Ithis
tt this thi s effect a foolish idea of of lor lorfeited
fc feited fei feith ted honor causing so much of oftbe
tl the th e thing that it became almost a
g general ge neral custon In China and andamong andamon
a among amon am ong Mahomedan countries the thehabit
h habit ha bit still finds force while in inTurkey inTurkey
Turkey Tu I rkey a military leader commits commitssuicide
si suicide sui cide whenever whl never he receives a abowstring
b bowstring bo wstring from the Sultans official officialhousehold officialhousehold
h household ho usehold because such is the thecustomary
c customary cu stomary way of informing an anofficer
o officer offi cer that his death will be of ofmore
n more m ore service to the army than his hisfurther
fi further fur ther existence existenceIn
In ancient history there are ac accounts
c counts co unts galore of defeated com commanders
n manders m anders who took their on lives livesand
a and an d indeed of the self destruction
o ot whole armies Perhaps the most mostextraordinary
e extraordinary ex instance of the kind kindis kindis kindthat
u is that recounted by Plutarch after afterCaius
C Caius Ca lus Marius had defeated the theCimbrians
C Cimbrians Ci mbrians He says The Rom Romans Romans
a ans an s drove back the fugitives to totheir totheir
tl their th eir camp where they found the themot
n most m ost shocking spectacle The Thewomen
v women w omen standing in mourning by bytheir
tl their th eir carriages killed those that thatfled
fl fled fle d
some their husbands some sometheir
tl their th eir brothers others their fathers fathersThey lathersthey
1 They T hey strangled stran led their little children childrenwith childrenwith
v with wi th their own hands and threw thrt w wthem
tl them th em under underthe the wheels wheelsand and horses horsesfeet
f feet fe < et Last of all they killed them themselves
s selves se lves They tell us of one that thatwas thatwas
v was w as seen slung from the top ol a awagon
w wagon w agon with a child hanging from fromeach
e each ea ch heel The men for want of oftrees ol r
t trees tr ees tied themselves by the neck necksome
s some so me to the horns of oxen others othersto othersto
t to their legs and then pricked prickedthem I
t them th em on that by the starting of the thebeasts
b beasts be asts they might be strangled or ortorn ot
t torn to rn apart More than 30000 are aresaid areid
s said sa id to have perished perishedThe perishedThe perishedThe
The history of Rome furnishes furnishesa I
a long long series of famous mili military
t tary ta ry commanders who made sui suicide suicide
c cide ci de the penalty of ofdeleat defeat Brutus Brutusis I
ii is an illustrious example and so sois sois
ii is Nero and likewise Cato Cab Stoic StoicSwitzerland
S Switzerland S at one time too held heldsuicide I
sfo suicide s up as the proper method methodfor m thod thodfor I
f for fo r a defeated general to end his hisearthly hisearthly hi S
e earthly e arthlycareer career England Scotland Scotlandand Scotlandand I I
a and a nd France also have a lew in instances
s stances st ances where defeated generals generalstried generalstried menera1 S
tried tr ied to mellow the disgrace of ofdefeat o f
c defeat d efeat by death at their own hands handsMany handsMany
Many M any defeated political generals generalsof S
c of o fthese these countries have drowned drownedthe drownedthe 1
the t he sorrows of defeat in selfin selfinflicted selfinflicted
f flicted fl icted death A Astrikingexampl striking example exampleof C
of o f this latter class is found in Lord LordCastlereagh LordCastlereagh 1
Castlereagh C the great English Englishpremier Englishpremier 1
I premier p remier who came near fastening fa tening
England E ngland with the Holy Alliance Allianceas C
as a s against that political declaration declarationnow declarationnow a
now n ow known as the Monroe Doc Doctrine Doctrine ¬
trine t If Premier Canninp had not notreversed notreversed nc it
reversed r the policy of Premier PremierCastlereagh PremierCastlereah r
Castlereagh C astlereah and England had hadjoinec ha d
joined j oined with the rest of Europe Eur > pe to toreconquer t 0
reconquer r the revolting Spanish Spanishprovinces Spanishprovinces Spanis h hthe
provinces the maps of North Northand Northand Nort h hnd L
and a nd South America might wear weardifferent weardlflerent we Lr LrI P
different d ifferent aspects than they do to today tc I
day d ay In passing it is worthy ot 01mentiQn l lmention
mention that Canning and Caslle Casllereagh C sUe sUereagh stl
reagh r tried to exterminate each eachother eachother eac h I
other o ther on the duel field over overolitical ha a apolitical apolitical l
political p olitical quarrel quarrelThe quarrelThe quarrelThe
The idea of taking refuge from fromtrouble fromtrouble froi n 1
trouble t and defeat in suicide can canbe ca fl 1
be traced to the doctrines of the thetoics U IC ICIC
Stoics toics They apotheosized the theman theman U Uman IC
man who destroyed himself for forthey lorthey fi r
ri
they made claim that death deathbrought deal I i 1
brought a surcease of trouble troubleThen troublerhen troubi e eThen
Then again a foolish enthusiasm of ofclothing ofclothing ofclothing if
clothing the military leaders of ofolden ofolden > f
olden days with a supposedly in invincible i U Uvincible
vincible power is partially to blame blamefor blan ne nefor e
for the suicide habit The leaders leaderswere leaderswere leade rs rswere 3
were looked upon as gods by their theirfollowers the ir irfollowers r
followers defeat left them less than thana th an ana n
a man and death loomed loomedup up before beforethe befo re rethe e
the defeated captains as an easier easierpath easi er erpath
path to totravelthanyears travel than years ol disdain disdainand disda un unand n
and lost prestige It is a reflection reflectiont refleti on onof n
of these same sentiments which whichcauses whi ch chcauses h
causes a man to commit suicide at atany atany t
any time It is a belief which whichechoes whi ch chechoes h
echoes to the cowardly doctrine of ofthe ofthe H
the Stoics that death brings a sur surcease si zr zrcease r
cease of trouble troubleCUARLES troubleC1zARrs
CHARLES BRASSO now in Havana Havanawrites Havanawrites Hava na nawrites a >
writes to a friend in New York thaUthe thattheiack that the thejack 1C
jack flag of the Maine is now offered oflferedfor offeredlor otFe red redJon
for sale by byn a Spaniard u mho ho wants f Isooo Isooofor 5000 5000for 000 000for jo
for it The Spaniard showed Brasso Bras 10 a awritten a awritten I Iwritten
written offer from Spain of oIr5oo 1500 500 for fo r It ItMIss itMiss
Miss FBLICITS OOLKSDV daughter r of ofExGov ofExGoy
ExGov Ogiesbf ol Illinoisrecently 1I1InolsrecenUycreated Illinoisrecei atly atlycreated ily
created a sensation sensation in the camp of the theFIrst theFirst he
First Illinois cavalry at Camp Thomas Thomasbvrldln Thoi nas nasbynidingon as
by bvrldln bynidingon riding on a vicious Government mule muleseveral n mule muleseveral lie
several hands higher than the ordinary ordinarysize ordinarysize ordlr many manysize rv
size
1
f OUR r L U UR R FOREIGN F 0 R EI G N NEWS NEWSENGLAND NEW S STranslalli
1 Translalli Tr arulad and S Setded fuei fom ll tadftq dinz
Buo EuYoranoafterjor an a fo II Ihi SIINTINIIL SIINTINIILENGLAND
ENGLAND ENGLANDPEACE ENGLANDPEACE
PEACE PE ACE BETWEEN AMERICA AND SPAIN SPAINTunes SPAINTt1llesLondon
Tunes Tt1llesLondon London fuly 27 37Spain 27Spain
Spain S pain has applied formally and
directly dir ectly through the French Ambassa Ambassar ¬
d do dor r at Washington to the President of ofthe ofthe of
tl the United States tates for conditions of ofpeace ofpeace oface
P peace pe pethe ace Tnere can be no question as to tothe totbe towisdom
ll the wisdom of the step which the Gov Government Government ¬
f ernment ern tnentofthe of the Queen Regent have at
last las t decided to take The heroism with withwhich withwblch
which wh ich the soldiers soldiersand and sailors of Spain Spainhave
h have ha ve upheld the honor of their flag ag aggains
igains ig igou gains atns odds rendered hopeless trom the theoutset I Ioutset
o outset ou tsetby by the ineptitude of her rulers rulersand I Iand
a and an d the spirit of selfsacrifice so con conspicuously consplcuouslv ¬
spicuously spi cuously shown by the Spanish people peoplehave peoplehave
have ha ve won for them the admiration and andsympathy andsympatby
s sympathy sy mpathy of all nations and not least leastof leastof
o of ofthe the generous enemy who has defeated defeatedthem deteatedthem
tl them the m But it has hasiong long been clear to all allthe allthe
t the th e world that the efforts which were werebringing werebringing
bringing bri nging Spain by rapid strides to ruin ruincould ruincould
could co uld not in any circumstances check checkthe checkthe checke
t the th e certain progress of the American Americanarms Americanarms
a arms ar arstr ms The prolongation prolon atlon ofthe of the unequal unequalstruggle unequalstruggle
si struggle str uggle could but increase the burden burdenwhich burdenwhIch
w which wh ich the party foredoomed to defeat defeatmust defeatmust
n must mu st have to bear whenever peace is isconcluded Isconcluded
concluded concludedNow concludedNow co ncluded
Now that Senor Sagasta and his col colleagues colleagues ¬
j leagues lea gues have made the plunge they theymust theymust
n must mu muIn st be credited with having made it itin Itin
in earnest The negotiations ne otiatloni cannot
have ha ve a successful issue unless the Span SpanIsh Spanish
Ish nation has prepared to accept the thelull thefull
lull lul J l consequences consequ nces of their defeats by
j land la nd and
sea and unsuccessful or even evendilatory evendilatory
d dilatory dil dilaff atory negotiations nf gotIations could hardly fail all to toaffect toaffect toect
a affect aff ect public opinion In the United UnitedStates UnitedStatestbat Unitedatesthat
jj States Statestbat St atesthat that force which whlb after aler all al must mustbe mustbe mustthe
be the supreme arbiter of the terms of ofpeace ofpeaceIn
peace peaceIn pe acein In a manner highly prejudical to toSpain toSpain
Spain Sp ain Few
things have been more moreremarkable mlre mlreremarkable
r remarkable re restr in the course 01 the present presentstruggle presentstruggle
s struggle str uggle than the steady growth of ofmutual ofmutual of
n mutual m utual respect and good feeling feelng be between between
tween tw een the combatants The brave men menwho menwho
who w ho have met In battle batle have learned to toappreciate toappreciate
a appreciate ap preciate each other and to despise despisethe despisethe
t the th e calumnies circulated crculated by inventive inventivejournalists Inventve Inventvejournalists
I journalists jo urnalists and politicians home It
polticians at bore I la lafor isor h I
f for fo or r the Spanirds to make the most ol olthis ofthis o I
this th is favorable disposition dlspolion on the part ol oltheir 01their o I
their th eir adversaries and the way to do so sois sois sc I
j is to face ace the facts ofthe of the political situa situation sltuatlon ¬
t tion ti tiha on with the thesame same frank rank courage which whichhas whichhas I
n has ha s earned eared the respect of the Americans Americansin I
j in the theheld field fieldStandard fIeldSlandardLondon
Standard SlandardLondon London July 27 27The 27The
The American people are in presence presenceol presenceot
o ol a great triumph and they know that thatIn thatin
In the hour of oftbeir oftheirsuccess their success they enjoy enjo P
l the th e sympathy of their kinsmen in this thiscountry thiscountry I
country co untry They have succeeded in inbreaking Inbreaking ir
breaking br eaking down the reactionary reactonary and andcruel andcruel
c cruel cr uel system of government goverment whose op oppressions oppressions ¬
P pressions pr esslons caused great scandal to them themIn tbemIn
In doing so they have exhibited exhibied an anastonisnjng anastonislng ar 1
astonisnjng astonislng as tonishing power of dealing dealng rapidly rapidlyand raildly raildlyand rapidl
and a nd effectively effectvel eflectIvel with wih naval and military militaryemergencies mliary mliaryemergencies mI1Itar
emergencies e for which their previous previoushistory previousblstorv
f history h had afforded afordl afl rde < very little ltle prepar preparation prepareaton ¬
ation aton a tion They have spent their treasure treasurewith treasurewih e
wv i with wih w ith a lavish hand and sacrificed sacrifced many manyvaluable ma mao y yvaluable y
valuable v lives lves in carrying carYlg out a mission missionwhich misslenwhiheven a
which whiheven w hicheven even if if undertaken with some somemixture somemIxture som
mixture m ixture ol motives which is human humanwill bumanwl humanill I
will wl w ill unquestionably unquestonably issue in a large largereduction larae laraet larg e eduction
reduction t n ducton duction of the sum of the worlds worldsmisery worldsmisery world worldisery
misery m isery At At the same time the Amen Americans Amer ¬
cans c ans are in presence of o a national future futurevery futurevery utur e
very v ery dfflerent diferent to that tat which they looked lookedahead lookedahead looke d I
ahead a head to at the opening of ofthe the campaign campaignBoth campaignBolb p
Both B oth in the case of Cuba and In that of ofthe oftbe c if
the t he Philippines Phllppmes their wirllke warlte w irlike action acton has hascreated bascreatedor ha 3
created createdor c ct Jor them responsibilities responsibites which whichthey whichthey whic Ii
they t hey cannot evade and which we be believe beleve be
lieve leve il eve they will wl haye no desire to evade evadeeven evadeeven
even e ven Ihougb in regard to the great greatPacific KreatPacfc grea greaacific
Pacific Pacfc P acific group of islands considerations considerationsof Is
i of o f prudence should place a limit lmit upon upontheir upontheir upo Isn n
i their t immediate development developmentDailv
DaUv Dali News NewsLndon NewsLondon London July 27 27The 27The
The old fashioned steady going goingpoliticians goingpoJilclans goir ig
J politicians poJilclans p oliticians wish to emancipate emancpate Cuba Cubaand Cubaand Cub a and
j and a nd perhaps to take Puerto Rico in I lieu lieuol leu lie u uan 1
ol an indemnity but to avoid trie trieresponsibilities tt ie 2
tle tleresponsibities
responsibilities r of distant
responsibities conquest conquestThey It ItThey
They are assuredly the stronger but lut luton iii Ut Utn
on o n the other bawl ham I the new school of
American Americanjingoes jingoes who want as Lord LordSalisbury Lrd LrdSalsbury Loi d dSalisburysald
Salisbury Salsbury Salisburysald said soid of a distinguished distnguished col colleague cc l league
league l eague to tlJh fight everybody and take takeevelythlg tal C Cvetything s
everything evelythlg e have become iecome much much more morepowerful morepowerul mo re repowerful B
powerful powerul and Influential Infuential since the vie vietories VICtorles vi C CoriesofAdeniral
tories t oriesofAdeniral of Admiral Dewey and Admiral AdmiralSampson Adniir at at5mp30x 1
Sampson II Commodore Watson went wentto wentto we nt ntto
to Spain they would become more mo re renfluential e
influential inluenta1 I still sti But we hope that that thatnecessity thatnecessity lb at atnecessitywill 1
necessity necessitywill will wl not arise It I would be an anct i anact n
act ct of o extreme generosity generosiy to leave 1eaveSpain lea ye yeSpain e
Spain in posseslon of olor or at any rate rateIn rat e eIn
In sovereignty over overthe the Philippines PhilippinesBut Phippines PhippinesBut PhilippineBut
But generosity Jeneroslty is often the best policy poley polk y ymerIca
America lmerla merIca has no interest in Asia except ecept ecepta eice pt
a commercial commercal commerclalonewhichnugbt one which might mllht perhaps perhapsbe perhai pts s
be advanced by taking a coaling coaIqg station salon salonin stall 011 011in n
in the Philippines Phippines See has completely complet ly lyachieved
achieved the theaim aim for or which she fought foughtShe I ougl lit litShe
She has freed Cuba
Spanish tyranny tyran fly Iy
has been forever foreverexpe1led expelled expeled from the isl isle isleand isiand
and and if ifthey they were content with wih the therewards I Irewards le
rewards for their labors the United Unied UniedStates Unit ed edStates <
States would woult set an example of conspicu conspicut conspi Cu CuOUS
ous OU magnanimity to the world worldlorl1r world4farinfPosjLondQi1
MornwfPost 4farinfPosjLondQi1 lorl1r PoslLondol London July 27 27The 27The
The position of ofSpain Spain is comolicated comolcated comolcatedby comolica ted tedby d
by possibilities possibites of domestic domestc trouble troubleSInce trout te e
Since the war began the thl political poUlcal parties partieshave partieshave pan ties tieshavebeen es
have havebeen been watching one another without wihout wihoutmakln with out outsnakini ut
rnakini makln any visible moves in the game gamethey ga me methey tie
they are arp playing The state ol I popular popularfeeling popularfeelng pope ilar ilarfeeling ar
feeling feelng is hardly known to the outside outsideworld outs ide ideworld le
world for It is i inarticulateand the meas measures me as asures is
ures of othe the Government Goverment by wayot waol prep prepnratlon pr ep epira p
nration for repression represion may have havevented pre prevented prevented ira e ¬
vented Us is finding any outlet The Therumors rhe rherumors be
rumors ol excitement and activity actvity actvityamonr acti rity rityaln ity
among the Carlists CrJst outside of Spain Spainpoint S aln tin
point to a belIef held bv the members membersas mcmi Dens rs
of ofthat that party that that a grave rave cnses in inaflairs the theaOalrs he
affairs of otSpaljus Spain ISQt 1 at atbani hand TheSpanish 1 Ihe he Spanlsh Spanlshauthor Spa rnsh rnshauthor ish
author of an article art de dc on Spanish affairs affairspublished affairspublshed af1 airs airspublished rs
published publshed In ar ij f t Forlnightlv Review R vien U ton
August Au Autha gust ust declares decares with wih much confidence
confdence confdencethat
that tha thasta t the position positon of the dynasty is uil Ul
stable sta staniu ble and that he expects expect both a I pro pronunclamlento
nunciamiento niu and a revolution revoluton None
but bu t those
who have a close personal
knowledge knowledieo kn knco owledgegof of Spain will wi cose venture to toconfrm
confirm confrm co coarc nfirm or deny ceny ceny these predictions prellctonswhlch prellctonswhlchare preclictionswhich which
are arcthe written writen with wih an evident bias against
the Queen Regent Re ent It Ils is safe to assume
however ho hope wever that the announcement of a apeace
peace pe ace by which the Spanish Empire will
wi
be berel curtailed curtaied will wi lead to a sudden suddenrelaxaton
relaxation relaxaton rel axation of the tension In which
Spanish Spansh Sp Spbu anish feeling feelng has for some months
bcehhild been bu buha enheld h Jd and that the reaction can
hardly ha rdly be favorable to either elber of thu thupartes
parties partes pa rties that has recently recenty held office ofce ofceDaily
Daily Telegrabh Telera TelegraMLondon hLondon London July 27 27Tbe
The preparations preparatons for the attack atack on
Puerto Pu erto Rico are going on apace and i iunless
unless un less something intervenes to stay the tbeprogress
progress pr ogress of o American Amercan arms we are
likely lkely lik ely to hear in a very short time that
the island Iland has been surrendered Then Thenafter
after aft er this conquest the proposed expe >
dition dil lon under Commodore Watson Watsoowhich which whichmay whlcbmay
may mi y touch the Canaries but at all al
events ev ents is designed to threaten the coast coaste
line lin e ofthe of the Peninsula The fall lal of Manila Manilacannot Mania Maniacannot
cannot ca nnot long be delayed and as soon as it itcomes
comes co mes the whole question queston of the future lutureof futurethe
ofthe of the Philippines Phippine will wi be opened for
European Eu ropean as well wel as American discus discussion discussion
sion sio sioco n When Wien such Is the prospect which whichconfronts
confronts co nfronts the Queen Regent and her bercouns
counsellors couns co unsellors lors the best advice which can
be tendered to Senor Sagasta is to make maketerms
terms ter ms with his adversary while whie he is in inthe
the th e way with wlb him On every ground grondtberefore
therefore th erefore because the world is weary of ofthe ofe
the th e war and is anxious that the relations
bstween b be tween conquerors and Ind conquered conqueredshould
should sh ould not be further embittered embitered we weslncerel
sincerely sin cerel hope that the primary inter interview
view vi ewatWashington at Washington may be the com commencement cornencement
mencement m of successful succ ssful negotiations negotiationswhich
negotiatons negotiatonswhih
which whih wh ich in I due time may put an end to tooodshed
bloodshed bl oodshed and reconcile reconcie the United Unied
States St ates with wih Spain in a lasting lastng tranquility tranquItv tranquItvDaily
Daily Chronicle ChrolieeLondon ChronicleLondon London July 27 27One
One thing is certain President Mc ¬
Kinley Ki nleywill will wI welcome welcomepeace peace War is and andbas
has ha s been wholly wholy abhorrent to him He Heentered Heentered
entered en tered upon it under strenuous com compulsion
pulsion pu isionalike alike alke from 1rompublcsentIrnent publc pubic sentiment sentment and andhIs
his hi s own conscience conscence He will wl be thankful thankfulto
to bring brln it ittoaclose to toacose a close But Butnotwithstand ButnotwithstandIng notwithstand notwithstanding ¬
in ing g this he bt will wI accept no terms except exceptthose exceptthose
those th ose which first were determined
whih frst upon uponby uponby
by the United Unied States from the beginning beginningof
of the war and second have been beenimposed beenImposed
imposed im posed upon his administration administraton during durig durigthe
the th e progress prolress of the war There Thereremain Thereremain
remain re main only two questions those of an anindemnity ar
indemnity in demnity and ot the Philippines PhIlppines The Thefirst Thefrst
first frst fir st presents no difficulty difculy for fu the s mple mplereas mplereas
reas re as n that whatever Spain might mightpromise miiht miihtpromise
promise pr omise she could not pay it She is isInsolvent h I
insolvent Insolvent inB in solvent and has lone lonl Ionc been so The TheBank TbeBank
Bank B ank of Spain was a sound institution institutionten insttuton insttutonten
ten te n years ago Today it Is but the thebankrupt thebankrupt the theankrupt
bankrupt b Spanish Government u der deranother deranother
another an other name Its solid sold securities securiies have havegradually havegradualy
gradually gradualy gr adually disappeared and their place placehas placl
has h been taken
as by Government prom promises promises ¬
ises is es to pay which are worth at this thismoment tbismoment
moment m oment but a fraction fracton of their face facevalue lacevalue
value v alue As Asa a country countrySpain Spain is not mined minedOn minedOn ruinedn
On O n the contrary she has vast untouched untouchedassets untouchedassets I Issets
assets a ssets in her natural naturl resources and the theindustry theindustrvand th i idustry
industry industrvand in dustry and thrift ol her people But Butn Bu t
as n > a government she is insolvent beyond beyondrepair beyondrepair 1
repair r Therefore the question of what whatindemnity whatindemDty wha t
indemnity indemDty I she could pay pa has no interest Interestor t
for f or the United States No indemnity indemnitywill indemnitywi indeinnit y
will wi w ill be asked for or if I it is the demand demandwil demandwl 1
wil wl w it mere y be the basis of a lien upon uponSpanish upoi a
Spanish S panish territory terrlolY terrlolYDailv I
Daily Graphic Ga GrabFncLonrlon hCLonron London July 27 27The 27The
The terms on which the United UDtedState States State c i
will wl w ill be found willing to conclude
wilng concude peace pece pecehave pace C
have h ave not been
concealed by the Wash WashIngton WuhInJton I
Ington InJton f Cabinet and we may reasonably reasonablyassume reasonablyassume reasonabi y
assume a that Spain has ha already alredy made up u p 1
her h ermind mind to acquiesce in n them From Fromthe Fromthe Fror n i
the t he West Indies the Spanish flag fag will willaltogether wl wi II I
altogether a disappear Cuba will wi be bedeclared bedecared b e
declared decared d eclared independent under the tute tutelage tutelage tute
lage l age no doubt ol the United Utled States Stateswhile Stateswhie 5 >
while whie Puerte Rico will wi be annexed to tobalance tobalance I 10 >
balance b alance in the Atlantic Atantic the strategical strategicalposition strategicalpositon strategic al I
position positon l acquired by the Union In the thePacific thePacific tt e ePacific
Pacific at Hawaii HawaI The fate ate of the Phil Philippines Phi Ph U ¬
ippines liplnes i pines is less clear Great Britain Britainwould Brtain Brtainwould Bnita in inwould a
would be quite willing to the Ame
wlmg see Amer Americans AmerIcans r rcans >
icans i in I possession ot that group of o 1st 1stands Islands Ii it itands
ands but if as seems likely lkely President PresidentMcKlnlev Preside at atMcKinley t
McKinley prefers to limit Iml bis demands demandsto demani ls s
to t o a coaling station in the vicinity vicnity ol olManila 01Ma ofManila I
Manila Ma ala we trust that the reestablish reestablishmentot reestablsh reestablshment ii iiment
mentot ment 01 Spaoinh Spanllh authority aUlboriv inthearctai inthearctaipelago in the arcbi arcbipelago anct ii iipelago
pelago will wil be favored and assisted assistedeven assistedeven assisti d deven 1
even by the United States Any middle middlecourse middlecourse ml dd la lacourse e
course such such as the establishment establshment of a anative anative
native republic republc would be inadmissible inadaHslble inadaHslbleor Ic Icf e
for or many reasons The inhabitants inhabitantsthe o othe of oftbe > f
the Philippines Phippines are not like lke the Chinese ChIneseJapanese Chines IC ICJapanese >
Japanese and Siamese a homogeneous homogeneouspeople homogeneousptople us uspeople s
people offering any promise ol stable stat le leseligoverament e
self seligoverament government Round a nucleus of ofMalay > f
Malay Mala hallbreeds hal breeds has congregated nuceus a anumber anumber
number of ofwidelb widely different dlferent communities communllts communlltso communiti les lesof s
of o cutthroats cutbroats recruited recruied from rom all the thecountries thecuntrle I he hecountries e
countries cuntrle of 0 ofthe the Far East and to these thesecommunities thesecommunites the se secommunities e
communities communites independence would be beIhe bethe bethe e
the signal for anarchy The clock can cannot cannot c an annot n
not be set back in these regions and anc I if ifthe Iftbe ifthe
the United Unted States are not prepared to toasume toassume o
assume asume the responsibility respnsibity of government governmentSpain iovernment iovernmentSpain governme ut utSpain t
Spain who at any rate can keep keel the thepeace the lie liepeace e
peace and maintainfa maintalla decentjsemblance decentsembiaii ice iceof e
ol Eur pean civilization cvizton should be bereinstalled bereinstaled bereinstalled e
reinstalled reinstaled reinstaledTUE reinstalledTux
THE HOOLKV REVELATIONS REVELATIONSDaily REVELATtOMSDarv REVELATI0iSDaily
Daily Chronicle C ChroiceLondon omCleLondon London July 28 28The 28The sSThe
The Hooley revelations have come comeand comeand coc ne neand >
and most astounding revelations revelatons they theyare U icy icyareofdeepimport Y
are areofdeepimport of deep import to the thepublic public publc honor hocorThe hon or orThe r
The proceedings proceedinis yesterday before the theRegistrar theRegistrar e
Registrar in Bankruptcy will wi shine out outin outin it
in commercial commercal history histor as the apotheosis apothec isis isisof is
ot the guinea pig The guinea pig is a amuch amuch
much more splendid spendldat splendidat at least a more morecostlyrealure zn one onecostlycreature re
costly costlyrealure creature than any anyone one suspected suspect Cc CcIf d
If 1 we are to assume asume the substantial substantal truth truthof tr uth uthofMr th
of ofMr Mr Hooleys
Hooleysstatemeutssucha statements such a man mansay ni an ansay n
say an earl may be worth 10000 100 or oreven oreven
even A2sooin 25000 25OIn in hard cash cashand and even I an anIntroducton anintroduction in
introduction Introducton to him may letch 5000 50 oo ooThe o
The history histor oi the tie Dunlop promotion promoton promotonas promoti ion ionas n
as it i was told by the promoter is one on C of ofthe of ofthe
the worst tales tp p pwhlch which London Lndon ever everlstened ver verlistened er
listened lstened That board board cost me 4 50 50oo o
oco oo I paid Earl Earl De La Warr Var 25000 25 25for 000 oo
for himself The Tbetwo r two solicitors solictors got gotr gotl ot
l
J jf > 20000 200 2 0000 apiece for putting puttn their names nameson nameson namesthe
o on the prospectus J t Itogether the thenames themes
n names na mes on the front sheet of that pros prospectus ¬
p pectus pec tus cost between
ooco and
90000 900 Lico 100 100oco IO
o oco O This ot course is not blackmail blackmaile
V We W e should call it blackmai
cal decoylug It I was Mr Mrolevs
F Hoolevs Ho olevs
way of inducing the
inducng public publc to togive toe
g give giv e him five fve millions milons for a thing that thatcost
c cost cos t him little ltte more than three For Formoment
tl the moment the plan succeeded admir admirably admiry ¬
a ably abl y The trick was done in exactly a amonlhand anthand
n month monlhand mo nthand and Mr Hooley adds with
p pride pri de he had never heard hear ofthe o the bus busness busl busiss wih wihpride
n ness ne ss till ti he came to London LondonIn
In I n plain plaI English Mr
Englsh Hooley bought boughtand boughtand
a and an d sold businesses busiesses with wih an astounding
n recklessness rec recha klessness which we
nb suppose must mustve
b have ha ve been accompanied ccompa d by some quality quaily
o ol otiii shrewdness that we do not discover
in his evidence and he succeeded succeededaccording succeededaccording succeededcording
a according ac cording to his own account by a nsyslem
s system sys tem of gigantic iigantc bribery briberyriety i A Avariety Avarletvof
v variety varletvof va riety of the story is afforded a orded by Mr Mroleys
Hooleys Ho oleys account of his relations with
l that tha t light Igbt ol financial fnancial jonrnallsm jonraHsm wih Mr Mrrry
Harry Ha rry Marks M P Mr Marks and andwere I Iwere Ire
were we re on the t he most friendly terms h i the
d debtors de btors explanation explanaton of a certain certai check
f for < Ciooco CioocoI 10000 10000I IOO
01 I think he would refrain from doing
n me any harm and I am sure I should shouldrefrain shouldrain
r refrain ref < rain from doing him any harm harmI
I sold him 20000 200 shares in the Dun
lop < before allotment alotment for 10000 100 in inshares Inshares Inares
sl shares sh ares or cash at my op oplon Ion and paid paidthe paide
tl the th e cash You cannot that
say 10 10ooo zowas
ooo 0 ° was in payment for articles artIces I had hada hadontract
a contract c with wihlr withMr Mr Marks Mark as with other otherpeople ptherpeople otherople
P people pe ople If the
I company had not gJqe gJqeto gQ gn gnallotment
t to allotment alotment he would have lost lostmoney lostmODey lastoney
B money moneyTherefore mODeyThereore m oney oneyTherefore
Therefore Thereore we Imagine it was > vas made madeto
t to be Mr Markss
Interest
that the
Interet com company company cornny ¬
F pany pa ny should go to allotment alotment It Is ol olcourse 01course ofurse
c course co urse fair to toawait await Mr Markss explan explanation ex plan planation
a ation at ion
Standard SandardLondon radardLondon London July 28 28ID sSIn
In his public pUblc examination examinaton before Mr MrRegister Mregister
Register R egister Hood Mr 11r Hooley was invited invitedto invItedto invitedgive
todu ti to give a 1 sketch of his conception of the theties
d duties du ties of a ompany c mpmy promoter His Hisresponse Hisresponse Hisponse
response res ponse was was not lacking in a certain certainrough certai certainugh
rough ro ugh candor and ma may haye its I value
if it opens the eyes of investors and andspeculators andspeculators andeculators
speculators sp J eculators who risk their money mone on the theaih theth
faith fai aih th of ofa a prospectus and i nreliance nrelance on onthe ontbe one
the th j e names of the people which embellish embellishthe embelsb embelsbthe embellishe
the th e front ront page pageHow pageHow pageHow
How monev can be muddled muddltd away in inthe inlbe ine
the h e gigantic Igantc chemes of company pro promotion promotion prootion ¬
motion m otion will wi be seen from Mr Hooleys Hooleysstatement Hooleysstatement Hooleysatement
statement st atement that tbe gross profits proft in the theDunlop theDunlop theunlop
Dunlop D unlop Issue isue were about sixteen or orseventeen orseventeeu orventeen
seventeen se venteen hundred thousand pounds poundsbut poundsbut poundsut
but b ut when all claims and and charges had hadbeen hadbeen hadeensatisfied
been b > eensatisfied satisfied satisfed the net amount left was wasbetween wasbetween wasetween
between b etween one and two hundred thousand thousandpounds thousandpounds thousandounds
pounds p ounds Into the details of this leakage leakagehow le leakagehow kaJe kaJebow
how much went w nt to attracting atractng peers peershow peer peersow
how h ow much to squaring suaring certain jour journals journals jouralsa ¬
nals n alsa how much was intercepted by bynancial
financial financal fi nancial associates associateswe we do not propose proposenow proposenow proposeto
now to enter We only advise the pub pubIfc pubIc pube
Ifc Ic lI e to study the proceedings with wlb the theattention theatention thetention
attention atention at tention they deserve deserveandto and to remember rememberwhat rememberwhat rememberhat
what w hat they have lave read the next time tme they theyare theyare theye
are ar e Invitud to pin pi their faith falh and put puttheir puttheir puteir
their th eir money on the most notorious notoriouspromoter notoriouspromoter notoriousomoter
promoter pr omoter ofthe o the hour hourDaily hourDaily hourDaily
Daily News NewsLondon London July 28 28The aSThe 8 8The
The Eminent Director Humbug Humbugas
j has h as seldom been beenshownupinso shown up in so amusing amusinga
a fashion as in the Bankruptcy Bankruptc Court Courtyesterday Curt Curtresterday Courtesterday
yesterday y We Ve see that in some quar quarters quarters quarrs
i ters te rs Mr Hoolejs Hooles disclosures are des described de decrlbed deeribed ¬
cribed c ribed as astonishing and startling startlng startlingo
To T > o anybody with wih eyes and ears they are arenothln areothing
t nothing nothln n of the kind They are simply simplythe
th j the t he old old story writ large The utter utterhumbug uter uterhumbug utterumbug
humbug h of the eminent director and andthe andthe andhe
the t he more or Its l 1ss s8 shady hady manner whereby whereby1ls wherebyis
j bis 1ls h is name U I obtained to adorn ador the shop shopwindow shopwindow ho hoindow
i window w indow of ofhe the company promoter have havelong havt ha e eong
long lonl l ong bean beCn known to everybody everybocy who haj hajlooked h hlooked la laooked
looked l Into the business busllU5 Some Som SomLord 5omords
Lords Lord L ords are dearer derer than others With Wih Wihsome Withome
some s ome the company director deals deasdirecty dealsirectly
directly directy d irectly In the case ot others he pays paysheavy paysheavy payseavy
heavy h eavy fees to a third thid party lor an Intro Introduction introducton Introuction
duction ducton d uction There is nothing however howevernew howevernew howeverew
new n ew in all this It has all al come out a ahundred abundred aundred
hundred h times before The Theonly only novelty novelv novelvIn noveltyn
in I n Mr 1r Hooleys disclosures tJlscosures is the scale scaleon scaleon scalewhtchhewonked
on which whtchhewonked he worked worke He Hepaid paid he hesaY9 hesaY9thousands hesayshousands says saysthousands
thousands t and thousands fOr f r the mtro mtroducton introduction
duction ducton to titled tited personages personales whose whosenames whosenames whosenames
names figured fgured on the prospectus prospectusThere prospectusThere prospectusThere
There will wIl be a natural temptation templaton to tosee tosee
see in all al thisspecial this thisspecialsigns specal signs of o demorallza demoralza demoralzation demoralizaion
tion l in the aristocracy Do not notethe let the rest restof
of us lay any such pharisaic phari alc unction uncton to toour toour toour
our souls Certainly Mr lr Hooles Hoolevsrevelations HoolesreveaUons Hoolesrevelations
revelations throw a lurid light Jgbt on the themoder themodern
modern moder reading readini ol the old saying saylni sayingnobsse
noblesse to114sse obhzc oflre Nobility Nobity obliges oblges us to topay topay
pay a very heavy price prie for it But the tbeeminent theeminent
eminent director directarhumbugisnotconflned directarhumbugisnotconflnedto humbug h mbug is not confined confned confnedto I Ito
to tbe higher hiJher classes casses Sometimes Somehme it is isthe Isthe Isthe
the religious relgIous and philanthropic decoy decoytbat decoythat 1
that IS wanted Sometimes Sometmes as a was wasopenly wasopenly
openly stated some time ago it is thea the themember the2member
member ol Parliament Parlament who has influ Infu Infuence Influence
ence with wih the Government And Andagain Andagain
again the eminent director on his part partsaves partsalves
salves saves his conscience cnscIence with wlh the thought thou1ht thou1htthat thoughtthat
that he is well worth his price prce But Butwhat Hutwhat
what of tile t e speculatve sptculafve investor who whorushes whorushes
rushes in I hoping on his part also to torer toret
ret p where whete he has not sown It Is not notonly notonly
only the the titled tled classes classe who statt stdt in the therace therace
race for wealth new style The love of ofostentatol ofostentation
ostentation ostentatol the tb haste to make riches richesno richesno
no matter mater matterhowthe how the Insensate greed lor lorgoldthese forgoldthese
gold goldthese these things thln2s are permeating permeatnl all allof allof
of society socety today and are sapping sapplni the thefoundations theoundatlons thefoundations
foundations alike alke of honest living lving and andof andof andotsound
of otsound sound business businessGOVERNMENT bUSIUS bUSIUSGOVRRN11KNT businessGOVERNMENT
o
GOVERNMENT MAP WRONG WRONGTle WRONGTleofcal WR0NGThe WR0NGTheofficial The
official ofcal maps map of the Government are bv bvtbe bythe
the authority authoriy ot the Government de deeared dcdared
dared eared to be incorrect and as now nowprinted nowprinted
printed perpetuate a mistake which is ISbelne isbetnit
belnu taught in many ot the schools school 01 01this 01this
this country countryThe countryThe
The map In question quetIon is faulty fauly in that thatit thatit
it shows the Louisiana Loullana cession cesion cesslonto to extend extendbeyond extendbeyond
beyond the Rocky Mountains and to toincude toInclude
include incude what are arenow now known as Oregon OregonWashln2ton OregonWashington
Washington and parts ot Montana MontanaIdaho MontanaIdaho
Idaho and Wyoming Wyoln Commissioner CommIsIoner ot 01tie ofthe
the tie General Land Lnd Office Ofce finger Dnger Her Hermann Hermann
mann after an exhaustive exhaustve examination
or the authorities has ha recommended recommendedtbat recommenledthat
that the new maps make the Louisiana Liutsianacession u slana slanacolon
cession colon end at the Rocky Mountainsaed Mountains Mountamnsand
and his suggestion suggeqUon has been adopted by
Secretary of the Interior Interor Bliss Bls

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