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I Tliorruslclaui The lrusilleul Southern Speeches SpeechesThe Speech SDeechcThe cs csI
I The speeches made by the Presi President Preslden Presdent
dent t during his recent visit to th thSouth the theSouth t tSouth
South deserve a closer and mon monjudicial morejudicial moi moijudicial
judicial analysts than appears I Ihave t thave tc tchave
have been possible while the tri triumplial triumpllal tr trumplial
umplial tour was in progress progressHospitality progressHospit31ity progresHospitalitp
Hospitality and sentimentIitwhi1 sentimentality sentimentalitywhile sentiment1litywhile
while whi1 beautiful in their place dc dcnot do donot d dnot
not afford the best atmosphere fota for fora C Ca
a true estimate ol a Presidents Presidentspublic Presidentspublic Presidentpublic
public utterances utterancesMr utterancesMr utterancesMr
Mr McKinleys first notabiutterance notable notabhutterance notableutterance
utterance was the suggestion sug estion made madeat madeat madat
at Atlanta that rhe time has now nowcome nowcame no nocome
come in the evolution of sentiment sentimenland sentimentand sentimenand
and feeling feelin under the providence providenceof providencof
of God when in the spirit ot fra fraternity Iraternity fraternitv ¬
ternity we should shate with you youin youin yoi yoiin
in the care of the graves ot the theConfederate tbeI tli tliConfederate
I Confederate soldiers soldiersConceding soldiersConceding soldiersConceding
Conceding the generous and andeven andl am ameven
l even the pushing nature of this thissuggestion thissuggestion thi thisuggestion
suggestion the question remains remainsWas remainsWas remainsWas
Was it in good taste Was it wise wiseWas wiseWas wiseWas
Was it sincere Does it not imply implyeither implyeither iinpl3either
either that the Southern people peoplehave peoplehave peoplhave
have been remiss in caring for the thegraves thegraves th thgraves
graves of their soldiers or that they theyare theyare the theare
are unequal to the task The effect effectof effectof effecof
of the th precedent is already alread seen in ina ina it ita
a resolution introduced in the Sen Senate Senate Senate ¬
ate to t admit Confederate Confederate veterans veteransto veteransto veteramto
to the benefits of the pension laws lawsand lawsand Iaw Iawand
and by another proposition to toextend toextend tc tcextend
extend the care of the Federal FederalGovernment FederalGovernment FederalGovernment
Government to the homes for the thedisabled thedisaDled thcdisabled
disabled soldiers who wore the thegray thegray th thgray
gray grayIs grayIs grayIs
Is the President ready to put any anyof anyof anyof
of these recommendations into his hismessage hismessage hismessage
message to his Congress Sup Suppose Suppose Suppose ¬
pose pose that President Cleveland had hadmade hadmade hadmade
made such a proposition as Mr MrMcKinley MrMcKinley MrMcKinley
McKinley did or had consented consentedas
as Mr McKinley did later in histour his histour histour
tour to wear a Confederate badge badgeHas badgeHas badgeIlas
Has the country forgotten the howl howlthat howlthat howlthat
that was raised vhen Mr Cleve Cleveland Cleveland Cleveland ¬
land proposed simply the return of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the battlefiags captured from our ourSouthern ourSouthern ourSouthern
Southern brethren brethrenIn brethrenIn
In his message to Congress Pres President President President ¬
ident McKinlej withheld all ex expression expression cxpression ¬
pression ot opinion or formulation formulationof formulationofpolicy
ofpolicy of policy as to what this country countryshould countryshould countryshould
should do with the islands ceded cededby cededby cededby
by Spain In his speeches at theSouth the theSouth theSouth
South he assumed that expansion expansionhas expansionhas expansionhas
has expanded without either the thesanction thesanction thesanction
sanction ol the Senate or the actionol action actionol
ol the popular popularbranch branch ot Congress CongressThat CongressThat CongressThat
That flag fia has been placed in two twohemispheres twohemispheres twohemispheres
hemispheres he exclaimed and andthere andthere andthere
there it remains I Who will haul haulit haulit haulit
it down downThat downThat downThat
That flag has been hauled hauleddown hauleddown hauleddown
down on at least seven occasions occasionsin
in our ourhistory history when it was improp improperly i impropk mprop mproperly ¬
k erly or temporarily raised by our oursoldiers oursoldiers oursoldiersjust
soldiersjust soldiers just as it was lowered the theother theother theother
other day in Cuba by Gen Lees Leesorder Leesorder Leesorder
order becaus raised prematurely prematurelySenator prematurelySenator prematurelySenator
Senator Frye one of the Peace PeaceCommissioners PeaceCommissioners PeaceCommissioners
Commissioners admits in an inter interview interview interview ¬
view that the treaty in no way wayaffects wayaffects wayaffects
affects the future disposition of the theterritory theterritory theterritory
territory acquired by the UnitedStates United UnitedStates UnitedStates
States The whole matter mltter he hesays hesays hesays
says is left in the hands of Con Congress Congress Congress ¬
gress which can make any disposition dispo disposition dispoII ¬
II sition of the islands it sees fit fitBut fitBut fitBut
But putting these precedents precedentsaside precedentsaside precedentsaside
aside what was there in the Presi Presidents Presidents Presidents
dents question except an appeal appealto
to the heedless hurrahs of a crowdDid crowd crowdDid crowdDid
Did he attempt any ariyjustificatiot ariyjustificatiotci justification justificationol
ol a policy ol imperialism Did he heexplain heI heexplain
I explain the necessity or orjustify justify the thewisdom thewisdom thewisdom
wisdom of the proposed widede widedeparture widedeparture widedeparture ¬
parture from all the principles andprecedents and andprecedents andI
I precedents of ofthe the Republic RepublicIn
In another speech he did ask askWas askVas askWas
Was Vas it right to order Dewey to togo togo togo
and des destroy destroy destroy
go to Manila capture or ¬
troy the Spanish fleet Is thisingenuous this thisingenuous thisingenuous
ingenuous That act was obvi obviously obviously obviously
ously as necessary as the result resultwas resultwas resultwas
was brilliant But if i after the theSpanish theSpanish theSpanish
Spanish fleet at Minila M inita had been beendestroyed beendestroyed beenL
L destroyed Dewey had been ordercd or ordered ordered ¬
dered to join our Atlantic squad squadrons squadrons squadrons ¬
rons for th the capture of Cuba and andPorto andPorto andPorto
Porto Rico Ricoancl Ricoandtomenaceifneces Ricoandtomenaceifnecesthe and to menace if neces necessary necessary ¬
sary the coasts of Spain not only onlyp
p
would the whole country have haveproved i iproved ap approved
proved but the puzzlinpand puzzlinp and d dgerous dan dangerous c cgerous
gerous problem which now cfronts c cfronts con confronts <
fronts us would havebeenavoidi havebeenavoidiBut have been beenavok beenavokBut avoided avoidedBut
But perhaps the most astonising astonish astonishin astoni astoniing
ing in statement made by the Pre Predent Presi President Pr Prdent
dent at the South was that thatthe wi withe with withthe
the grave problems before us gr grint groi groiinc grow growin
inc in out of the war with Spain Spainare v vare we weare
are free from divisions at home homeAll homeAll horn hornAll
All our own affairs are settledat settled f fat lor lorat
at least four years to come comehis ar arthis and andthis
this leaves the country tree treeconsider I Iconsider to toconsider
consider and discuss new que quetions ques questions qu qutions
tions which are immediately befoi befoius before beforeI befc befcus
I
I us
usTo To say that we have no horn hornproblems home homeproblem hoi hoiproblems
problems demanding attention attentionnot attentionnot is isnot
not mere easygoing optimism optimisnit optimisit
it is the view of unready shifty shiftishirking shiftyshirkin shill shillshirking
shirking shirkin demagogism demagogismWhat demagogismWhat demagogismWhat
What was the last national elec election election cit cittion
tion all about Has our currenc currencbeen currency currencybeen curren currenbeen
been reformed Is our tax system systerjust systemjust syste systejust
just Is there nothing to do about abouthe aboutthe abo abothe
the proposed increase of gaooooc gaoooocooo 200000 oooc
000 a year in the nations exrendi exrenditures exttenditures exrenc exrenctures
tures Have the trusts surren surrendered surrenderec1 surre surredered
dered or been suppressed suppressedthere I Ithere Is Isthere
there no corruption in elections electionsIs e eectionEs ections ectionsh
Is legislation no longer bought boughtAre bou boughAre ht htAre
Are rich franchises no longer longerabbed longergrabbed longrabbed
grabbed rabbed Have our bosses been beciut beenput be beut
put ut down Is our civil servioiecure service servicesecure servi serviecure
secure from the spoilsmen spollsmenhe I Ihe Is Isthe
the he government ofour of our great citi cititdmirable citie citieidmirable cttiesadmirabte
idmirable Have we no ra rairoblem rae raeproblem raroblem <
problem iroblem at the South where here col colred colored Co Cored
ored > red supremacy is prevented bj bjhe by bythe b bhe
the he disfranchisement and intimida intimidaion intimidation intimidion
tion ion or killing killtn of equal citizen citizenWhat citizensWhatmustbethou citizenWhatmustbethought
What Whatmustbethou Whatmustbethought must be thought ht by honeslnen honest honestmen hone honenen
nen having the fearlessness fearlessnessheir ol olheir 01 01their
heir knowledge knowled e of a President Presidenlvho Presidentwho Presidervho
vho tells his countrymen that they thejlave theyhave the theiave
have lave no home problems that need needoncern needconcern nec neconcern
oncern them but that they arcree arc arefree ar arree
free ree to undertake the conquest the theivilization thecivilization th thivilization
ivilization and the government vernment c ol oloooooo of
8000000 1000000 oooooo barbarians 10000 miles milesiway milesaway mile mileway
away iwayWhat What Vhat possible good can come comerom comefrom corn cornorn
from rom orn such a series of speeches speechesWhat speechesWhat speechesThat
What real enlightenment did they theyive theygive the theive
give ive to the people What object objectould objectcould objecould
could ould they have had except thai thaiit thaI
01 it I votegetting vote getting And is not the thenalysis theanalysis th thnalysis
nalysis of reason and the candor candort
01 > t truth due from the press to the thepeople thepeople tb tbeople
people even in commenting upon uponhe uponthe upoiie
the he ie speeches of a PresidentOur President PresidentOur PresidentOur
Our Gain Gal a In Gold GoldA GoldA GoldA
A week ago go the Director of the theJint theMint thimt
Mint mt showed that we now hold holdnore holdmore liolcore
more ore gold than any other oth r nation nationn nationin
in n I the world Our available gold goldmounts goldamounts goicfounts
mounts to 910000000 France Franceias Francehas Francs
has ias s only 8ooooooo 850000000 Germany GermanyS625oooooo German355oooooo
625000000 and Great Britain Britaindeluding llritainincludin Britaincluding
includin deluding Australia 695000000 6oooooo 6ooooooI 695000000n
In n I July 1896 our gold holding holdingas holdingwas hoIdin hoIdinas
was as only 626000000 626ooooooshowing 626000000showingtin showing a aain again
gain ain of 284000000 in two and andtif a aalf ahalf
half alf tif years yearsThis yearsThis yearsThis
This horde of ours has been ac acumulated accumulated acimulated
cumulated as a consequence of ofommercial ofcommercial o ommercial
commercial conditions alone We Weave Wehave Weive
have ave ive for nine years now been sell scllig sellg selling
ing ig g so much more of our products productsian productsthan productsan
than ian an we have been buying of the theroducts theproducts thcoducts
products roducts of other nations that two twolings twothings twoings
things lings have happened happenedi
i We have kept in our ownuntry own ownountrv owncountry
country our own gold mining pro prouction production proiction
duction uction amounting to more than thanSS7oooooo than7looohooo
SS7oooooo 57000000 in 1897 alone alonea
2 We have drawn gold by im imort import imrt
port ort rt from other nations in spite ol ole of ofie ofthe
the ie e large sending home of our ourecurities oursecurities ourcurities
securities in settlement of our ournormous ourenormous ourormous
enormous balance of trade tradeAnd tradeAnd tradeAnd
And this supply of securities to toend tosend toad
send end ad home is manifestly growing growingss growingless
less ss s with every year with a corre correponding correonding
ponding increase in the imports importsf importsgold
of f gold to balance accounts The Thegures Thefigures Thetires
figures gures tires tell the story During the theist thelast thet
last ist t nine years the balance of tradeS trade tradeas tradehas
has as S been in our favor by no less lessian lessthan lessn
than ian n 1827000000 yet so large a aart apart ait
part art it of it has been paid in securi securies securities
ties es S that our net import ot cold has haseen hasbeen hasen
been een en during that time only 13
30000 000 During Durin the first eleven elevenlonths elevenmonths elevenrnths
months of this year our net im imorts imports imrts
ports orts rts of gold amounted to I35
00000 0000 every dollar of which whichnormous whichenormous whichorsnous
enormous sum has been directlyIwn directly directlyrawn directlydrawn
drawn rawn Iwn from the gold reserves ol olie 01the ofEuropean
the ie European banks Adding Addin our ourvtn ourown ourn
own vtn n gold production of aboutD000000 about aboutS60oooooo
S60oooooo 60000000 D000000 for this year we have havegain havea havegain
a gain of about 300000000 inr in inur inour
our ur r stock of gold in a single year yearTHE yearTUE yearFun
THE transfer of Ambassadortchcok Ambassador Ambassadoritchcok Amb19sadorHitchcok
itchcok from St Petersburg to toicceed tosucceed tocced
succeed icceed cced Secretary Bliss in the theiterior theerior theInterior
Interior iterior erior Department gives to the theresident thePresident thesident
resident sident an adviser in the Cabinet Cabinetho tabinetwho Cabineto
who ho o is attached to him by b perml per permal personal
sonal mal ml friendship and in whose whoseidgment whosejudgment whoseIgment
judgment idgment and character he has hasill hasfull hasI
full ill I confidence When we add addtat addtbat addt
tbat tat t Mr Hitchcock is a successful successfuliisiness successfulbusiness successfulsiness
business iisiness siness man manand and that he enjoys enjoysie enjoysthe enjoysesteem
the ie esteem and respect ot those thosercong thoseamong thoseong
among rcong ong whom he has lived his apntment ap apDintment appointment
pointment Dintment ntment may be accepted as an anmurance anassurance anurance
assurance urance that business methods methodsid methodsand methodsintegrity
and id integrity will mark his man manCement mana manment
a Cement ement ment of the very important importantasiness importantiness importantbusiness
business asiness iness department ol the tneGov tneGovernment Gov Govnment Govment
ernment nment ment to which vhe he has been beentiled beencalled beenled
called tiled led
AN ENGLISh AIiMANCB AIiMANCBWritten AIILI1NCEWritten ALLliNGEWritten
Written for the WAsiitNoiotf W A8111NOTON SENTINEL SeimNitWBHT S1NZtwar bY bYWBIIT
war SiaErai SiaEraiIf 8I1IVIDtIf STIEvEjtIfever
If Ifever ever coming events cast th thshadows their theirshadows tl tlshadows
shadows before the three sigr sigrcant signi signicant signifi significant
cant lacts or rather series seri s of offacts offactsstated facl faclstated fa fastated
stated last week lead to but oi oiconclusion one oneconclusion c cconclusion
conclusion and that is Englai Englaibelieves England Engl Englbelieves
believes that she might be involvi involviin involved involvedIn invol involin
in war with this country asplained as e eplained ex explained
plained before Read her perioiical period periodicalliterature peri periical
ical icalliterature literature and it is easy to pe peceive per perceive p pceive
ceive her intense intensejealonsy jealousy of o thi thicountry this thiscountry t tcountry
country under the conditions conditiornamed conditionsnamed conditicnamed
named Her upper and low lowclasses lower lowerclasses lo loclasses
classes would from their positioifavor position positionfavor positicfavor
middl middlclasses middlclasses midc midcclasses
favor such a war and the
classes would soon join in the cr crwhen cry crywhen c cwhen
when their trade would be bejeopardy i ijeopardy in injeopardy
jeopardy which certainly it woul woulbe would wouldbe wOU wOUbe
be if we were allowed to be neutr neutrwhen neutral neutralwhen neutiwhen
when she had another war o oher on onher i iher
her hands An English Admitrecently Admiral Admirarecently Admiralrecently
recently stated to a Naval officeof office officerof offic officofone
of ofone one of the Continental powers powersthat jowersthat powei poweithat
that now was the opportune mo moment moment rn rnment
ment lito to clip the wings of th thAmerican the theA ti tiAnerican <
American A Uerican eagle and to stril strildown strike strikidown strikedown
down the United States so as tc tcprevent to toprevent I Ipreventtliem
prevent preventtliem them being a factor against againsiEngland againstEngland again againEngland
England in any war against a Con Continental Continent3l Coi Coitinentl
tinental maritime power powerThis powerThis powerThis
This conversation arose while whilediscussing whilediscussing whil whildiscussing
discussing the recent brilliant brilliantachievements brilliantachievementJ brilliatachievements
achievements of the United States Statesnavy Statesnavy Statc Statcnavy
navy In case ol war the first step stepwhich tep tepwl1ich te tewhich
which England would probably probablytake probablytake probabltake
take after blockading our ports portswould portswould port portwould
would be to take possession of all allthe allthe a athe
the islands peninsulas and estu estuaries estuaries estuiries
aries outlyingon outlying on ourcoast our coast This Thiswould Thi5would TlIi TlIiou1d
would ou1d be done tor the purpose ot otestablishing otestablishing c cstabIishing
establishing a base for future op operations operahonLof oprations ¬
erahonLof rations ot invasion After this thiswras thiswas thi thivas
was effected the next move would wouldbe wouldbe woul woule
be e to force the lines of defencemd defence defenceand defenceand
and capture our maritime cities citiesThe citiesThe citiesrhe
The possession of our ports would wouldhermetically wouldhermetically vouli voulitermetically
hermetically seal us usfrom from all com communication communication cornriunication ¬
munication with the rest ol the theworld theworld thi thiorId
world orId and as for this purpose oni oniessel one onevessel onevessel
vessel inside is worth twenty out outside outside outide ¬
side this she could effect compar comparatively comparatively compartively ¬
atively with but a asmailpart small part of he heriaritiine her hermaritime hermaritime
maritime force The above plan planif planof plaif
of if f operation has been pursued by byvery byevery b bvery
every very invading force in the past pasturars pastwars pas pasrars
wars on this continent and it is isprobable isprobable I Irobable
probable robable that the same principlil1 principle principlewill principlewill
will il1 be pursued in future wars as asn asin a aI
in n I the past If altered at atall all it will willnly willi willionly wil wilnly
only > nly be done in some minor partic particalar particular particlar
alar lar the the4 essential feature will willdoubtless willdoubtless wil wiloubtless
doubtless remain the sameAn same sameAn sameAn
An officer of the English army armyvho armywho armyho
who ho commanded a regiment of in inantry inLatry infantry
fantry antry which was rhen hen stationed in inCanada inCanada iiianada
Canada anada while on a visit to Rich Richnond Richmon lUchtond
mon nond during ourCivil our Civil War made madet maderemark
a t remark which left a deep impres impression impression imp res reson ¬
sion on at the time on the writer and androm andfrom andom
from rom om the subsequent career of this thisifficer thisofficer thisulcer
officer theimpression then created createdias createdhas createdas
has ias as in no sense been diminished diminishedis
as is 3 it is not unlikely in case of war warie warhe ware
he ie e would be the commanding commandin gn gniral gneral gnral
eral iral ral of the forces sent to invade the theountry thecountry theuntry
country untry The remark was to the theiff theeffectthat theiectthat
effectthat iff ect that the United States die di not notippreciate notpreciate notappreciate
appreciate preciate the advantage that the thelossession thepossession theSSeSsiOfl
possession lossession SSeSsiOfl of Canada gave to toEngland toEngland toagland
England in case of a war between betweenhe betweenthe betweenie
the he ie two nations To obtain the thereatest thegreatet thereatest
greatet reatest benefit from such posses possesion posseson possessian
sian ion on England should declare war warn warin warI
in n I the autumn so that Canada Canadaould Canadacould CanadaUld
could Uld not be invaded during the theinter thewinter theinter
winter inter This would give ive England Englandully Englandtully Englandfly
tully fly five months to concentrate concentrateroops concentratetroops concentrateoops
troops roops oops for or the invasion of the theJnited theUnited thenited
United States which the sea being beingpen beingopen beingCfl
open pen Cfl she could draw from every1arter every everyuarter everyquarter
quarter uarter of the globe and in the theneanwhile themeanwhile theeanwliile
meanwhile the Atlantic coast coastould coastwould coastould
would ould be threatened by her naval navalorces navalforces navalrces
forces orces rces with blockade and the cap capure capture capic
ture ure ic of the maritime cities situatedereon situated situatedAs situatedthereon
thereon thereonAs ereon ereonAs
As was asserted by a recent recentriter recentwriter recentriter
writer riter in one of our periodicals periodicalshat periodicalsthat
that hat at the United States is not in any anyf anyits
I of f its parts threatened by powerfulighbors powerful powerfuleighbors powerfulneighbors
neighbors when our northern iron ironier fronI
I tier ier r runs for thousands ol miles milesarallel milesparallel milesrallel
parallel arallel with withthepossessfons the possessions of the thereatest thevreatest theeatest
vreatest reatest and most powerful nation nationn nationon
on n I earth is an assertion about as asir aslar asfrom
lar ir from the true condition of the thease thecase theSc
be conceived conceivedEngland conceivedEngland conceivedigland
case ase Sc as can well
England today is a match in war warjr warfor warr
world Well Wellandlcd WellIlandlCld Wellndlod
for jr r the whole civilized
andlcd ndlod she can from her mastery masteryn masterythe
on n the sea isolate all the great greatowers greatpowers greatwers
each eacheparately eachseparately eacharately
powers owers wers and then overcome
separately arately It has been well said saidiat saidthat saidt
that iat t the power that rules the sea searill seawill seaU
will rill U soon rule the land I repeat repeatie repeatthe repeatonly
the ie only nation on earth she need needar needfear needir
fear ar ir is the United States and she shei sheis shewell
is i well aware 01 that fact Enghmen Eng Engishmen Englishmen
ishmen hmen have never been overcome overcomey overcomeby
by y a foe with equal numbers cx cxept except cxpt
cept ept pt when fighting with Ameri Amerians Americans Amenns
leel ourselves ourselvesery ourselvesvery ourselvesry
cans ans ns We need not led
very ery ry much elated at this fact as we wercrt wewert were
wert rcrt re repeatedly defeated by her herrith herwith herth
with rith th inferior forces in our twors two tworars twowars
In her herterature herliterature herrature
wars rars rs with her reading
literature terature rature in regard to her relations relationsrith relationswith relationsth
with rith th this country one cannot but bute butbe butstruck
be e struck with ith her unavailing re reret regret ret
gret ret t at losing her American col colnies colonies colles
onies nies les and it is felt aslceen y today todays todaywhen
as s when she had to acknowledge acknowled c
our independence in the Treaty TreatyParis rreat rreatParis of ofParis
Paris As ore oi hr grea greawriters greate greatewriters greatest greatestwriters
writers stated that while Englai Englaihad England Englandhad Engi Engihad
had never made a diplomatic mi mitake mIS mIStake r rtake
take or lost a battle in Europe Europethe f fthe for forthe
the past century and a hall halfcould si sicould he hecould
could not congratulate herself herselfthe wil wilthe with withtbe
the like reflection in regard re ard to th thcontinent this thiscontinent I Icontinent
continent where she had mac macany made madeany m many
any number diplomatic of blunders blundeiand blundersand blundand
and lost many battles and win winhad what whathad w whad
had occurred nowhere else in in I Iworld tli tliworld Ihe Iheworld
world lost them to inferior force forceNever forcesNever lorc lorcNever
Never in time of peace an anfrom anll anllfrom a afrom
from a fear of rupture wrote th thgreat that thatgreat ti tigreat
great statesman DeWitt wi withey will willthey u uthey
they take resolutions stron stronenough strong strongenou1h stro stroenough
enough to lead them to pecuniary pecuniarsacrifices pecuniarysacrific pectiiiiasacrifices
sacrifices sacrific s beforehand The chat chatacter ch chacter r racter
acter of the Dutch is such thai thaiunless thatunless th thunless
unless danger s sares xres them in th thface tbe tbeface t tlace
face they are indisposed to I Iout la laout lay layout
out money for their own defence defenceI defencehave delencII
I have to do with a people who wholiberal wholiberal wh whliberal
liberal to profusion where thei theiought they theyou th thought
ought ou ht to economize are oltei olteisparing oltensparing olti oltisparing
sparing to avarice where thejought they theyought thi thiought
ought to spendThese spend spendThese spendThese
These sentiments of the greatesstatesman greatest greateststltesman greate5tatesman
statesman that Holland ever pro produced produced pr prluced
duced should be well considered considerecby consideredby considerciy
by iy the rulers of our republic whchave who whohave wi wilave
have lave to deal with characteristhery characteristic characteristicvery characteristicsvery
very ery much alike alikethough though possessec possessecby possessed possessedby
by 3 a people in a different age anc ancon and andon an ann
on n a different continent The fat fatif fate fateof fateof
of if De Witt and his brother should shouldbe shouldbe shoule
be e a warning to the members of ofovernment o ogovernment a aovernment
government overnment who allow their coun counry country courry
try ry to be caught in a defenseless defenselessrendition defenselesscondItion defenselesondition
rendition on a declaration of war warThe warThe wa warhe
The De Witts made every effort efforto effortto effoi
to o induce the Dutch to put thei theiountry their theiiountry theircountry
ountry on a war footing in in the theipprehension theapprehension th thpprehension
apprehension of an approaching approachingonflict approachingconflict approachinonfljct
conflict and when they were torn torno tornto tor
to o pieces by that same people peoplevhom peoplewhom peopichom
whom hom they had implored to make makeAdequate makeadequate mak makdequate
Adequate preparations to escape escapelefeat escapedefeat escapefeat
defeat they met a just retribution retributionor retributior
or r their lust of power The in inxorable inexorable inxorable
xorable logic of the example is ishat isthat i ifiat
hat the supreme office Is a trust trustmd trustand trustnd
md nd when the people will not listen listeno listento listelhim
to o him it the crisis arises he may maylave maybave ma maave
bave lave ave to pa pap pat the penalty with his hisife hislife hi hife
life ife fe for it is his duty to resign resi n the therust thetrust th thrust
trust rust which he cannotexccute cannot execute and andtllow andallow ani anillow
allow someone else to try who whonay whomav wli wliiay
nay be more successful Such is ishe isthe I Ie
the he e example of history in all clim climmd climnd climand
md nd in all ages agesIt agesIt agesIt
It behooves our rulers to have havehis havethis ha haxis
this his xis country in such a conditioitat condition conditionhat conditionthat
that hat tat if England is involved in inontinental a aContinental aContinental
Continental war which may occur occurt occurat occuiany
at t any moment that the United UnitedStates UnitedStates Unitertates
States tates can intervene and decide decidehe decidethe decidcie
the he ie contest That we must accep accepIC accept acceptie accepttte
tte ie gage of battle for or against againstEngland againstEngland againsngland
England is too clear to admit of ofirgument ofargument o ogument
argument
v
Then Tll1 n and NowIt Now NowIt NowIt
It has not been a great many manyears manyyears mansears
years ears since Washington and andRichmond andRichmond anc ancichrnonci
Richmond seemed as far apart as asie asthe asLe
the ie Le poles and of about 1000000 1000000ten 1000000men rooooocen
men ten en who started startedfrom from Washington Washingtongo Vashingtonto
to > go to Richmond nearly onehalf onehalff one onchalthem half
01 f them were dead or wounded woundedhen woundedwhen woundeclienthey
when hen lienthey they got there at the end oi oiur 01four olur
four > ur years Similar trouble was wasxperienced wasexperienced waspenienced
experienced by over threequarters threequartersif
of if a million Southerners who whoever whonever whover
never ever ver succeeded in getting to toVashington toWashin torashington
Washin Vashington ton tnough on several severalccasions severaloccasions severalcasions
occasions they were perilously perilouslyear
near ear ar it itNow itN itNow
Now N ow Washington and Richmond Richmondre
are re e so close together that recently recentlyic recentlythe
the ic e Governor ol Virginia delivered deliveredlong deliveredong delivereda
a long lon ong argument directly into the thear theear ther
ear ar r of the Secretary of War The Theccasion Theoccasion Thecasion
occasion was the latters order to toransfer totransler toinsfer
ransfer the men of the 2d Va and andd and3d andVa
3d d Va to the 4th Va and prohibit prohibitig prohibiting prohibitthose
ing ig those who had been mustered musteredut musteredout musteredt
out ut t from reenlisting in the regi regitent re regint i iment
ment tent nt The Governor made an annpassioned anpassioned animpassioned
impassioned stumpspeech stu9pspeech over overie overthe overlong
the ie long distance telephone telephone begig beg beging beggin
gin ing ig for forthe the honor of old Virginia Virginiaotto Virginianot Virtiniat
not otto t to send the only regiment the thetate theState thete
State tate te had in the field to Cuba with withceleton withskeleton witheleton
skeleton ranks but fill it to the thetaximum themaximum theiximum
maximum iximum The Secretary yielded yieldedid yieldedand yieldedd
and id d instructed the officers to go golead gocad goahead
ahead lead cad and fill up the regiment regimentIf
If it is true as the English andrmans and andtermana andGermans
Germans termana rmans maintain that Russia is isard ishard isrd
hard ard rd pressed for money and that a aussian aRussianJonn aissianonn
RussianJonn ussian issianonn loan is a dangerous risk riskten riskthen riskn
then ten n by declining a a proffer of ofoney 01money ofiney
money oney from American capitalistsRussia capitalists capitalistsi
as i Russia says she has she proves provesrself provesherself provesrsell
herself rself an a incredibly good ood friend friendAmerica friendAmerica f end endof
of America and andAmenicans Americans Such Suchinsiderate Suchconsiderate Suchsiderate
considerate and selfdenying selfdenyingiendship selfdenyingfritndship selfdenyingndship
iendship ndship is without an historicrallel historic historicirallel historicparallel
parallel parallelIT irallel irallelIT rallelIT
IT IT would be interesting to seeface see seee seethe
the e face of Maximo Gomez who whois whohas whoI
has is I fought Spain in many lands landsr landsfor landsmore
for r more than half a century when whene whenfirst
he e first catches sight ol the Stars Starsnd Starsand StarsI I
and nd I Stripes floating from the bat batements battlements batments
tlements ements ments of Havana over the very veryround very2round verymad
2round round mad that has soaked up the thelood theod theblood
blood lood od of so many ot his comrades comradesi comradesarms
in i arms
Give the Filipinos a Chance aOhl1uCOTo aOlituiceTo ChanceTo
To the he Editor of ofne the New York ork Tim TimVou Timt TimtYou Ti TiYou
You say editorially ediorialy that the Preside PresideIn President PresidentIn PresidIn
In his remarks at Savannah present presentarguments prented prentedarguments preSen preSenarguments
arguments and principles princples In supporihis support supporthis of ofhis
his policy that the anti expansIonists expansionismust expansIonistsmul expansion expansionmust
polcy
give the fight fightvon ai aiyou and andyou
must mul meet or Iive up fJht
from which whichtake whic whictake I Itake
you quote one passage
take the following 1010wlng Can we leai leaithese leave leavethese Ie Iethese
these people who by the fortunes fortuneswar fortuneswar of ofwar
acts are helpless helples an anwithout and andwithout a awithout
war and our own ae
without government oyernment to chaos after aCer alterhave v vhave we wehave
have destroyed the only governmer governmerthey government governmentthey governimthey
they have had You quote Gene GenerMerritt General GeneralMerrit GeneMerritt
Merritt Merrit that the people of the Philippim Philippimore phlppmes phlppmesore Philippirare
Gen GeiShafter GenShafter G GShalter
ore not fit ft for self sel government
Shafter says also about Cuba In word wordwhich wordswhIch won wonwhich
which denote the true tue spirit spirt of militai militaiIsm mllt3r mllt3rIsm miht mihtIsm
fit for sel selgovernment s sgovernment
Ism they are no more ft sel selgoverment
government goverment than gunpowder is fit ft fo fotil11 for forJ I IeIl
til11 eIl I rttaaii rttaaiiNow
J eIlNow Now the President Preslt W 1 md just a aisured aisuredI asur asurthe surei sureithe
the people of ofCuba Cuba in his 11s message meslBge messageCongress ti tiCongress to toCongress
I Congress that the United States tates is isassist ti tiassist to tooslst
assist oslst them to creste a free and inde independent indepetdent md mdpendent
pendent petdent government goverlment at the earlics earlicspossible earlet earletposible eanlit eanlitpossible
possible posible moment Admiral Admml Dew Dewereports Dewey Deweyreports Dewreports
reports that in my opinion these pec IH l pl plare pIe pIeare p pare <
are far superior In their Intelligence Inte1gence anc ancmore and andmore an anmore
that thatthe thanthe thi thithe
more capable of sell sel government
the natives 01 Cuba and I am familial familialwith familar familarwith familiiwith
with both botl races The Issue l8ue you make makiIs makeIs ma maIs
Is that the people of ofthe the Philippines phippmes arc arcnot arenot ai ainot
not for fit ft self sef government and that we wemuit wemust v vmust
must govern them The true Americar Americarhas Amercan Amercanhas Americslisa
has no difficulty difulty in answering this thifcontention thiscontenton ti tiontention
contention contentionHe ontentionHe
contenton contentonHe
He believes beleves there is no coThmuniiwhich cotnmunitv cotnmunitvwhich comnnitywhih
which whih has not within itself itelf the germ germel ol olself of ofsel
sel self el government tovernment that this can only be bedeveloped bedeveloped h hleveloped
developed bv allowing alowing the people peoplelevelop to todevelop todevelop
develop their powers in freedom that thatthe thatthe thr thrhe
the he government goverment of an inferior race by byupenlor a asuperior asuperor
superor superior is proved throughout the world worldnot word wordnot won wonlot
not to improve the inferior race that thatthe thatthe tim timhe
the he government goverment which takes fronionitnunity from a aommunity acommuniy
communiy ommunity the freedom to govern itself itselfias itselfha itse itseias
ha ias notliini nothing nothint in its power ofequal of equal value valueo valueto valu
to o bestow VV We point to the dependen dependents dependences dependerlea ¬
ces ts lea of the world governed by superb superbaces superior superioraces superiorraces
aces we hold it to be beselfevident self evident that thatis thAtas tha
is 3 long as lS a superior race rclt governs govers an annferior anInferior ai ainlentor
Inferior there llere can be no development in inhe Inthe ii iihe
the he interior that there is no real civil civilzation civi civilnation
Iaton nation except Ixcept that which comes through throughreedom throughIreedom througireedom
reedom of action acton These are general generalrulhj generaltruth genera generaruthi
truth rulhj Here Is i a notable nCtable nutablepassage passage pasage from fromhe fromthe fronlie
the he speech of Fisher Ames upon the Jay Jayreal Jaytreaty Ja Jarenty
treaty real I quote from memory the sub subitance substance subtance
stance the idea Were all al the fugitiveiomjustlce fugitives fugitivesrom fugives fugivesIromjllslce
Iromjllslce rom omjustlce justice in the lie uorld ord assembled on onin onan ot
in 0 island to lire I v there the first frst thing thinghev thingthe thiniev
the hev ev v would find fnd it necessary necesay to do in inrdar inorder ii iirder
order > rdar to live lve would be to establish establishustice establsh establshlustlce establisiistice
lustlce ustice that is some sme form of sell selljovtrnmenl sel selgovernment ad adovarnment
government governmentWe jovtrnmenlWe ovarnment ovarnmentWe
We see nothing inconsistent with withhese wilhthese witiliese
these views when President McKinley McKinleyinnounces McKinleyanoounces McKInleinuounces
innounces that we shall shal assist 8s llt the theCubans IheCubans thi thiuhans
Cubans but we do hold that tht the tle less lessissistance le lealstance lea leaslstance
issistance we give the better beter We Ve know knowhat knowthat knovat
that hat at outbreaks against l ainlt the law IW occur ocur in inill inal in inII
al ill II countries countrie we have had notable notablexperience notableexperience notablixperlence
experience recently recenty ol ths in the Caro Caroinas CIUOInRS Caronas
InRS inas nas Now when the United Unied States Statesovernsn Statesguvers State Statewerns
guvers overnsn werns I a foreign country and an out outireak outbreak outrealc
break occurs the good citizen ctzen will wl sit sitluletly sitquiety situletly
quiety luletly at home saying The United Uniteditates Unied UniedStates Unitedtales
States tales has undeitakan unde taken this business it its itis it itnone
is s none of my nflakr afairlet affairlet lei their troops troopsittend troopsatend troopstend
atend ittend tend to it but when the American Americaninds Amercan Amercanfnds Americands
fnds inds ds an outbreak against the law at atiome athome atDme
home iome Dme he believes beleves that the militia mlta which whichie whichhe whichhas
he ie has provided will wi suppress it but if iftot ifnot ii iit
not tot t in the last In t resort the necessity necessityor necessit necessitr
lor or r action acton will wi Tall fal on the law Ilw abiding abidingitizen abidlnKcUzen abidingtlzemi
cUzen itizen himself himselthe himselfthe the responsibility responsrbity is not nothifted notshifed notiifted
shifed hifted from the native natve citizen ct en to a for forgn loreign forgn
eign gn power We Ve hold that the military militaryevident miltary miltaryre61dent militarynident
evident of the United States with the theroops thetroops theoops
troops oops held in reserve should not appear appearpon appearupon appearOfl
upon pon Ofl the scene scenE of disorder until unti the thelative thenative timeitive
native itive author au thorl ties t lea find fndth themselves mlelves unable unablea unableto unablecope
to a cope with wih the trouble juit as the theitates IheStates tImeates
States ates in the Union repress disorder disordernd disorderand disorderid
and nd id only call cal upon the Presided t for the theNational theNatonal theational
Natonal National forces held in inreserve reserve when the theitate theState theate
State itate ate lorces lorc s prove Inadequate InadequateI
I have h ve traveled travled the world round ILye I Ilave Ihae
hae lave Lye seen very backward peoples and andribes andtrbes andIbes
trbes ribes Ibes and even among the distant distantribescf distanttribes distantibes
tribes ribescf ibes c f India I found lh time village viue self selfovernmenl sel selfiverniment
government overnmenl system dating datng back 3000 3000ears 20 20vears ooo oooera
vears ears era but tut the most recent case cal of ofbility ofabilty ofi1ity
abilty bility i1ity for self government is found ine in inlieAfridl mthe
the lieAfridl e Afridl tribe trib ol India The Th British BritishGovernment lnitiilivernment rtsh rtshGoernment
Government vernment decided decdd to build buid roadsrough roads roadsiroueh roadsthrougb
rough the Afridi territory ttrltory which the theifridis theAlrlcis theridis
Alrlcis ifridis ridis objected to knowing knowllg that roadsuId roads roadsould roadgwould
would ould uId open their country to attack atack at atnyllnie atany aty
any nyllnie y tIme An army amy 70000 jOO strong was wasssembled wasassembled wasmeinbled
assembled British Drth and native natve troops troopsie rroopsthe
the ie S largest ever known in India and the theimpaign thecampai timernpiign
campai impaign n began The world knows the theor thestortlat therthat
stortlat or rthat > thai great army relumed retured bathedasting ballled ballledousting baled baledboastng
boastng ousting however it I would return in inie inthe inspring
the ie spring but that spring has smeverrue never neverame nevercome
come ame rue Now in this Afrlui tribe was waslounll1htfect wasrod j jmndpcTfect
mndpcTfect rod p7ect self selgovernment government overmenl not such suchi suchas suchsuits
as i suits suis the English Englsh speaking race but butetterthan butbete butLterthsmn
bete etterthan than any English Inglsh speaking race racein racecaneer racemeyer
caneer in ever force upon and establish establsh among amongera amongthem amongmn
them era mn Coasider Co ldl what the position positon willin will wille wi
be e in the Philippines Phippines if i we destroy the theerm IheIerm tImeiii
Ierm erm iii of ofselfgovernnment self slf government goverment and attempt atempt to toavern tozerii togover
gover avern zerii them ourselves ourslve and how it is to toad tolead tod
lead ad d to their civilization cvizaton which is theirn the theaim thecaim
aim irn made madeThere mad madThere madehere
caim
There here would be an army of 25000 25000Wiers 250 250sohlers aooo aooodiers
sohlers Wiers Does any anyone one think soldiers soldiersin soldierscan
can in I do much in the way of civilizing clvilain a aeople apeople apte
people eople pte On the contrary is it not true truelat truethat truet
that lat t armies of men In li distant landstuire lands landstquire landsrequire
require tquire tuire the strictest discipline disiplne them themilvee themselvesi theniyes
selvesi ilvee yes There may be a I General Generl at the theend thehend theid
hend end id who feels and does not 10t hesitate hell te to toleak toI toma
spIak leak ma like lke Gen Shifter who says lays that thatthey thatthev thatmeynre
I they meynre are no more fit ft for selfgovernment selfgovernmenttan selfgovern1nt selfgovern1ntthallunpowder
thallunpowder tan fl gunpowder is fit ft for hell hel Is II his hisifluence hisInfllelce hisluence
Infllelce ifluence luence likely lkely to be of a civilizing civilixinginracter cvizing cvizingchnracter civilizingiracter
chnracter inracter iracter or even ola 01 a pacific pctc tendency tendencyeyond temlencyBeyond tendencyyond
Beyond yond the army what shall we have haveo haveNo havedoubt
No o doubt a number numuerol ol adventurous men menho menwho
who ho 0 think they can be more prosperous prosperousbroad IOperOs IOperOsabroad Prosperousoad
abroad broad oad These The however cannot take takeleir taketbelr takeir
tbelr leir ir wives and children chidren with wih them theminch themmuch themch
much inch ch less t can they bring brln up infants illnts in inml inthat Int
that ml t climate cUmatetmerlcans Americans wont grow growlere Jrow Jrowthere growre
article in the theenturv theCentury theaturv
there lere re Dr Worcesters Wocnter artcle
Century enturv aturv settles seUI that point pint but this was wasell waswen wasII
wen ell II known before blore We Ve shall have a av afew aProtestant
few v Protestant missionaries missionariesbut but the theillpinoe theFlplno theipinoa
Flplno illpinoe have had Christian Chrstan mission missionrlet mllonarie missions
arie rlet s and as they think too many friars friarsnd friarsond friarsI
ond nd I ecclesiastics eccleslatc eccleslasticsbut but suppose suppOe the Pres Preslent PresIdeatgives PrestgIves
Ideatgives lent tgIves gives the Filipinos FIlpinos independence independencei
IS i soon SOOI as practicable practcable these merchants merchantsad mechants mechantsand
and ad I these missionaries miuonarle can go there as aseels asfreeb asily
freeb eels ily a as if i the President Preident had assumed aumed assumedV
= V
the permanent government of the Fi Fiplnos Fi Fipinos I Ipinos
pinos and made no promise promIseIndeed promIseIndeedthey promiseinchthey indee indeethey
they wilt wil be much more welcome welcomedoes welome welcomedoes I
does not Interfere with any attempt attemptcolonize aUpmpt attsmpcolonize to tocolonize
colonize the Philippines PhlpPlesI PhilippinesI I use the wo wocolony word w wcolony
colony to denote a growth of our ov ovrace own ownrcebut c cracebut
race rcebut racebut but no attempt atempt of that kind kindbe w wbe wi
be made Prof Worcester Vorcecter says it itnever hi hinever has hasnever
never been attempted attemptedThe aUemptedThe attemptedThe
The question Is Shall Shal we adopt adoptpolicy tl tlpolicy the thepolcy
policy polcy ol permanent permatent government overnment of ofPimilippises th thPhillppiaes the thePhlppi
Phillppiaes Phlppi es or shall hal we do for thei theiwhat them themwhat tim timwhat
what we have done for Cuba Cub assi assiIhem assist assistthem an anthem
them to form a free Ire and IndependGovernment Independent independeiGovernment IndependentGovernment
Government We believe beleve that thatpeoples a apeoples ni nipeoples
peoples can better beter govern gover themselv themselvlhan themselve themselvethan themselthan
than foreign race rce can govern gover then thenthai themthat the thethat
that attempted atempted government KPvcrnment by aforeig aforeigrace a torel torelrace loreign loreignrace
race will wil retard not help civiluatior civiluatiorOffer cvilzaton cvilzatonOfer clvilizaticOffer
Offer Ofer the tle Filipinos Flohlos friendly lrendlY assistaaand assistance assistancand assistanceand
and no 25000 250 aooo troops are required Th ThAmerican The TheAmericRn T TAmerican
American will wi have more power wit with wI
5000 50 than he would have with withgoing 50000 50000going 500 500golnp
going golnp there as a conqueror without withoutpromise th thpromise the thepromle
promise of independence If he be bewise bewise a awise
wise adviser he will wi Interfere to toleast th thleast the theJeast
least possible extent ctelt he will wi first frt se sethe see seethe s sthe
the nnt natve < ve power exhausted 81hausted belore beore beloreinterferes h hinterferes he heinterleres
interferes We shall shal thus permit pemit tlv tlvpeople the thepeople ti tipeople
people to grow up to citizenship ctzenship am amive anc ancgive and andgive
give ive them a I country to live e for or and andlecusaryas i inecessary is isnecsSarYRs
necsSarYRs necessary as mAny of them li hAve ve ahoy ahoyhemselves shown showithemselves shownthemselves
themselves ready read ID do to die for forAbraham forAbrll forAbraham
Abraham Abrll m Lincoln Lncoln said ld upon a memo memarable memoarable men menrable
arable occasion that G d never mid midane mde mdeone mu mune <
one ne man mal good enough to own another anothernuch anothermuch anothenuch
nuch less I think has ha He made on onnation one onenaton ormatlon
naton nation good enough to own and rul rulmother rule ruleanother rulmother
mother The Republic Republc gave the slaves slavesiot slavesnot shavi shavilot
not only freedom but the suffrage suffrageFbere JufraKe JufraKeToere suffragrbere
Fbere have been ben differences dlflrences friction fncton in inronsequence Inconsequence I Ioneequence
consequence outbreaks but viewing viewinghe viewingthe viewin viewinhe
the he measure measlre measimrensa as ala a whole the tht policy polcy was wasvise waswise wi wiVIse
vise These Thee slaves who were as unfil unfilor unft unftfor unt untor
for or self sl government overnlent as the Filipinos Fipinos are areipon areupon an anpan
the theicale thescale tim timcale
upon pan the thE whole steadily rising in 1
scale and are becoming beconlng better and andletter andbeter an anetter
beter letter etter fitted fue for citizenship ctizenshIp Had we weontinued wecontnue w wontinued
contnue ontinued the old system of governing governinghe govering goveringthe governinIme
the he slaves an al beings unfit unft for self gov govrnment go gornment ov overment
erment rnment the slaves would have been beenoday beentoday bee beeoday
oday where they the were belore not so soaw solaw S Stw
law aw tw abiding not so peaceably disposed dlsloled dlslolednot disposedot
not 101 ot so intelligent intelgent not so much civil civilzed cvi civilred
zed as a they are today So it I will wil b bvith bt btwih bithtlme
wih vith ithtlme the Cuban Cubanaud and the Filipino Fiipino If we werust wetrust w wust
rust ust to the germ Jern of sell e1 government governmentvhlch governmentwhich governmenIikh
which Iikh we hold hol to be implnnttd hnpllnt1 in the theiiiman thehuman th thumaim
human iiiman breast This TImi is not imperial imperial m mut mblt mUt
blt > ut it is ftmericaniitn ftmericaniitnThe Illerlcanlsm IllerlcanlsmThe ltinerlcanismTIme
The Tim Ti s assumes that we are In Inighlful inrightful ii iigimiful
rightful possession PS5U310I of the Philippines Philippineshat Phlplnes Phlplnestht
tht hat mat having laving bought bouiht them from Spain at a am5o
250 a t head that ends ends ih the matter matters mater materIs
Is s I it pot possible sible that 8000000 800 people can he hehus bethus im imt1s
thus hus t1s bought and soKl like lke cattfe cattfemd cat catt4 catt4nil e eAnd
And md nil can we expect upec people who are thus thusought chusbou thu thuought
bou > ought ht and sold to regard us as other otherhan Ither Itherthan otime otimeIan
than han Ian their worst enemy The Filloinomow Filipinos Filipinoshow Fipinos Fipinosshow
how mow that they have many elements of ofivilizatlon ofchizalon o oivihizailon
chizalon ivilizatlon First ol au all they hivai hivaiidependeat have hav an anndeptmdeut anIndependeut
ndeptmdeut press which i is often oftenincited oftenquuted olteiuoted
incited uoted Second they have organhed organhedn crgnnherm rgBnl ed edan
an n rm army armythe they ought against Spain Spainong Spain10nK Spaimag
10nK ong ag hefre Admiral Dewey appearedt appeared RppearedI
I t is a people who have have newspapers tint tinthe lintthe tlmr tlmre
the he e Tissassumes Timns THs assumes are to be rightfully rightfullyransferred rhhtfuUvtransfered nIgimtfullansferred
transfered ransferred to us U by mere bargain and andale andsale anc anclie
sale saler ale aleI lie lieI
I should like lk to ask the Times T He ifit ifitioes if i It IteS
doe ioes eS not think that the consent conent of these
80 000 ooo 0 should be asked for and ob obilned obtained oblimed
limed and also one other questmooes question questionoes que hon honDoes
Does oes the tle Times see any good reason reasonirhv reasonwhy reasonliv
why irhv liv we should deny the people ol th thhilippines thPhiippines thhllipplnes
Phiippines hilippines what we have giv gLvn n to the theleople thepeople theople
people ople of Cuba Cubi by the promise of freeid free freend freeand
and nd id independent government goverment created createdy createdby
by > y I themselves with our ou friendly assist assislnce assistice asslstanc
anc ice This promise IHomls made I rest content contenthat contentthat contentat
that hat at the spirit of independence inlependelce havingIce having havingnee hvln hvlnonce
once nee Ice seized seizd a people will wil work its is way waya wayto wayfuUilltmient
to a fulfillment fulflBlent with the friendly coieratlon co coperatlon cooperaton
operaton peratlon ieratlon of oftlme the Republic Relmblc and thank thankie thankthe thanke
the ie e fates lfdenmled if denied this then without wihout itdinspite it itndinspite I Iand
and ndinspite in spite even of oftyrannous tyrannous opposition oppositionreedoms oppoiion oppoiionfor oppositionr oppositioneedoms
for forFreedoms r
Freedoms battle bluteorce battleorce once begun begunlequeatlied begnnDequeatlled begunquentimed
lequeatlied from bleeding bltedmg sire to son sonhough sonThoUlh sonough
ThoUlh hough ough vanquished va qulshed oft is ever won wonThe wonThe wonTime
The aspiration ullrtDn ol a people for the theJod theGod timemdgIven
God Jod mdgIven given givn right rightto to govern gover themselves is issrely Israrely isrely
rarely srely rely quenched
ANDRkW CAKXEGIE CAKXEGIENew CRIrcrgtew CAtNECnl
New York Dec De 22 2 1838 1838Ttie 1 iSqSTtm 8 8Th
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Th Ttie ERNlcIn Eastern QitestlotiSfxxdardLoimdon Question QuestionSiinitan Queton QuetonSfadlrtIOldon
SfadlrtIOldon SfxxdardLoimdon Siinitan landQi Dec 13 13The J3Th r rFime
The Th Eastern Question QUlltlon said Herr Von Vonulow VonBulow Voimlow
Bulow ulow low in 1 his recent speech Iplech before the theerman theGerman theirman
German erman Reichstag on German Geman foreign foreignalley foreignnolcy foreignhey
nolcy alley hey was pi ft tt the present moment in aiceful a aeaceful apeaceful
peaceful eaceful state takmsj la kat it i all al round It Itas Itwas Ita
was as a a sort cfsea of f sea serpent sepent ot which oneappeared one oneit onebit
bit it appeared after arer another Shifting the theictaphor themetaphor timetaphor
metaphor ictaphor taphor the Minister lIinllter protested that thatmust thatw thatmust
w < must really real reall leav leavt some ome nuts nut lor our ourrandchildren ourKranddlidren ourmndchildren
Kranddlidren randchildren to crack Though only onlyA onlyman
could how the theaims thecalml theIms
a A man of parts pats say Sy
calml aims Ims of different dlfnent nationalities nalonaltles andmlessions and andnfes andconreon8
conreon8 > nfes mlessions ions in Macedonia M cedonl were wee to sails sailsed salisfed sarisJ
fed ed J no disturbance ol the pence w W19 s to toe tob toanticipated
b e anticipated antcipated We Ve confess confe that we welould weshould wemId
should lould mId like to hove better beter security for forlie forthis or orI
this lie I prognostic protlolc than a general assurance assuranceiat asurance asurancethat assurancet
that iat t Germany herselfaims herHalms at establishig establish eltablsh eltablshIn
In ig no slfsh selfish Ifi li influence Intuence in the Orient Orientid OrientAnd OrientI
And id I that thot the exemplary exmplay behavior ofumania of ofoumania ofRoumania
oumania constitutes conSllutes an important importantclor imrortantractor importanttor
ractor clor tor in the cause caus at order rdd progressIcivihlzatlon progress progressidcivilliallon proirssAnd
And idcivilliallon civiaatlon If I all al lh thp the j indications indicationsaint IndlcaUonspoint indicationsnt
point aint nt to 0 calm what is the reason relKon ot the theigmeiitntion theaugmentUon themeutation
augmentUon igmeiitntion meutation ol the Carman Army Armyan Armyanrease rmyan rmyanIcreas an j jcrease
be im imerative imative imperatve
Icreas crease rease which is i pronounced to
peratve erative ative and k klpt kept pt down to a minimum minimumuly ml minimumV lmur lmurouly
ouly uly V out ol consideration consi eraton for torthe the financeshe finances financesr fnance fnanceof
of r the he Empire Aboul Out Crete Cr te the Ger Gerian German Gern
theund the theround theground
man ian n withdrawal is explained on
ground round und that too many mony cooks cok spoil poll the theroth therolh thetb
roth tb and the tle nicest possible p08lble sentiments sentimentse sentments sentmentsMre sentimentsixprcased
Mre e expressed Ixprsed in recognition recogniion of the theiccessof theluccess timecels
luccess iccessof cels of the Powers thvt remained inkitchen in inie Inthe
the ie kitchen la li dealing dealnl with the Impe Impeal Imperud fmnpetour
rud al tour in l Pslestlnevery Palestine very marked stress stresslaid stre strei stressaid
i laid aid ipon lpOI pon the tle exclusive excullve rightfoi rghWI Ger Geriany Germany Gerfly
many iany fly to exercise exercse a Protectorate over overi overits overiubjects
its i subjects subject in iuthe the Holy Land whether whetherley whetherthey wimetimery
they ley y be b Catholic Catholc or Protestant This ThisIII Thiswl ThisI
wl III I be hardly palatable or encouraging encouragingi
to i the he AnglophobisU on the Seiue Slue who whore wlo wloare whocrimss4llng
are re cruMtlmg on Ixhall bhRl of a German Germanlli GermanInce germanlence
lli Ince lence nce A t particularly staking t kln feature featurer featureof featureElerr
of r Hen Her Von Bulows speech pech was wa the therenuous rhestrenuous themnuout
strenuous renuous mnuout in itwititance i tance upon the thr continu continunee contnu contnuance continue
vitality of the theriple theTriple timepie
ance nee e in the unimpaired via1
Triple riple pie Allitt AIIm lla ce ceo and ol its is intstimable intstimableilue Inutlmablevatue Intstimableue
vatue ilue ue to the nations nation which are parties partiesit ptUUe ptUUeto
to > it I it and to the whole European family famiy
I
OUR f > U R FOREIGN FOR EI G N N NEW NEWrraixtaterand EW EWTranslated S Sramrald
Translated rraixtaterand and Selected Steced front fray leadit leaditEurejeanjajersfor leadiEurq leac leacEureaajersIor
Eurejeanjajersfor Eurq ean a ersfor the IIt SENTINEL SENTINELENGLAND SErrwEENGLAND SBNTINELENGLAND
ENGLAND ENGLANDSIGNING ENGLANDSIGNING ENGLANDSIONmO
SIGNING op OP TUB TII SPANISHAMERICA SPANISHAMERICATREATY SIANrSIIAMERICAN SIANrSIIAMERICANTREATV SANISIAMEIUCTREATY
TREATY OF PEACE PEACEStandard PEACESrandar PEACESlandndLondon
Standard SlandndLondon London Dec 12 12For 1 1For isFor
For the theUnited United States State the signature signaturethe i ithe of ofthe
the Treaty is an event of unique impotance Imp Imptnmmce impo ImportAnce
tance in their history The significant significantof signifcance signifcanceof significatoI
of oI the document can scarcely be over oveirated overrated cv cvrated
rated either by those who applaud orb orbthose orby orbythose or orthose
those who condemn the policy polcy ofexpar ofexparsion of ofexp ofexpsion ex pal palsion
sion upon which it I sets n 1 seal Th Thacquisition The Theacquisiion T Tncqtmtsltion
acquisition acquisiion of Cuba and Porto Rico is isitself ii iiitself In Iniself
itself iself of great moment but it is entire entireovershadowed entrely entrelyoVershadowed eutirtovershadowed
overshadowed by the cession ot th thPhilippines the thePhiippines t tPhilippines <
Philippines Phiippines The United Unied States wil wilfind wi w wfind
find themselves elves in the of ofFar
fnd them caught tle vortex vorteEFar o oFar
Far Eastern Faster politics poltcs They have havetheir o otheir 01 01their
their own free will wi entered a region regloiwhich regionwhih negil negilwhicim
which whih many observers expect to be tin tinscene the thesene tI tISceneof
scene sene Sceneof ol other otler than merely commcrcla commcrclarivalries commecal commecalrivalres commend commendrivalries
rivalries rivalres between European States Statesis I Iis I
is a bold step but ithasnot It basnot been takerlightly taker takenlghty takm takmlightly
lightly lghty The steady stead persistence of the thsAmerican themerlan II IIAmerican
American merlan Commissioners Commlslone at Park Parkdemonstrated Pars Parsdemonstrated Par ParJemonstrated
demonstrated that the United Unied Siatec Siatechad State Stati Statimad
had mad determined determied to beccme a world worldwide worldwide worl worlmde
wide mde power There are critics critcs in the theStates theSlates ti ti3tateswho
States 3tateswho who think that a latal Illal blundeilias blunder blunderhas blundi blundimas
has mas been made in il going beyond beyonr ihs ihsAmerican theAmerican tl tlmerican
American Continent Contnent It I Is II probahh probahhthat probahlethat probabhat
that they will wi be able to lustily lusiy their theiiwarnings theirwarings the thevarnings
warings warnings by events in I the Philippines Philippinesivhere Pbippine Pbippinewhere Pimilippitmevimere
where a suitable suiable lorm of governnmmelins government governmentlias goverment govermenthas
has ins to be devised But the present cur curent current cu cueat
rent eat oi She he tide tde is against them What Whatsver WhRtever Vha VhaPer
ever Per errors may Day be made in learning Jearlng earnlrm bj bjxperience by byexperence 1 1xperience
experence xperience the srlof ut rrtotgovcrnizmg 01 governing ovcring intractablo IntracbIn intract intractiblcs
bIn natives remote from the seat seatuthority 01 01luthority of ofauthority
authority there will wi be no backward backwardnovement backwardm backwariovemeimt
m novement novementDaily iovemeimtDaily vement vementail
Daily ail Nines NeusLondon London Dec DecThe ra raThe raThe
The Spaniards argued that the third thirdirtlcle thirdartce tmir tmirrticle
artce irtlcle of the protocol was inconsistent inconsistentvith Inconsisentwith Inconsisenith
with ith the subsequent demand demfnd for the theession thecessIon tIm tImession
cessIon ession of the Philippines Phippies B Slt it that thatlontention thatcontenton tha thantentfon
contenton lontention can cfn hardly be sustained by byud a atudy astud
stud tudy ud of the exact terms trms The article articleuns artce artceruns
runs uns as follows lolows The United Unlecl States Stateshall Statesshal Stnte Stntemall
shal hall occupy and retain the thecity city CI ty and bay bayf bayof bmm bmmr
of f r Manila lani < and the port of Manila Macla pending pendinglie pendingthe pendiniIc
the lie Ic conclusion concusion ol a treaty of ofpeace peace which whichhall whIchshal whichmall
shal hall mall determine the form 01 the govern governneni governent over overment
neni ent of the Philippines Phippines There is isertainlyno iscertainly I Irtairmly
certainly ertainlyno rtairmly no promise here not to annex annexilther annexeiher annexthen
eiher ilther then expressed or implied Impled The Theque ques quesion queson
ton ion on was purposely purpcsely lelt open by the thegovernment theGovemmtnt th thioverrmmnt
Govemmtnt government of Washington iu il order to toest totest t tst
test est st national natloll feeling feeln and the national nationalwill natonal natonalwi nationaill
wi will ill It did not pledge pledJe the United Urled States Statesto Stateannexation
to 0 annexation annexalon which might have been beennconvenient beeninconvenIent beeiiconvenient
inconvenIent but it assuredly did not notiledge notpledge no noledge
pledge them against it i If r Spain had hadal ham hamI
al 11 I along meant that her sovereignty of ofhe ofthe o oLe
the he Le Philippines PhiIppines was to remain unim unimuired unlmplred unimtired
plred tired she was culpably careless careles in Ihe Ihewording thr thrwordln th thordlng
wordln wording of the protocol She would wouldnturally wouldnaturly wculcituraliy
naturly nturally have taken care to say sy so in inlie I i ie
the lie e article artce The truth is she had to sign signny signany signly
any ny ly terms then as she has to sign an anarms any anyterms anrms
terms arms rms now nol Vee V Viciis Viciistorninjc VitS VitSilo Vicigsrnir
ilo torninjc rnir r Advertiser AdveriserLondon London Dec 12 12We 12We isWe
We are not disposed now to consider considerhat consIderwhat considerImat
what hat may be the consequences of the thentry theentry theitry
entry ntry ol a new maritime power upon the theeas theseas theas
seas eas as ol ollhe the distant Orient One nt for or it i would wouldnvolve wouldinvolve wouldvoive
involve calculations calulatons and considerations considerationsiltogether conIderatlonmstogether con lderalions lderalionsalogether
alogether together beyond the scope o 01 a brief briefrlicle bre bnieltide
tide and the utmol utmo 1t that thatcan can be saidpresent said saidt saidat
arlce
at t presenlis present is that in our future commer commerial commercal
cal ial 3 relations relalons with the countries countres in that lhatuarter thatquarter hat hatarter
quarter uarter of the globe the feet flct must not note hotbe batlost
be e lost sight of that we have now aweruI a aowerful 1 1powerful
powerful owerful ally aly in the prosecution of our ouremtinds ourdem ourrzunds
dem emtinds nds for or an unfettered trade The Theolicy ThepoHcy Thehicy
poHcy olicy hicy of the United Unied States will II unques unqueslonablv unquestlonablv unquesnably
lonablv nably tend to the development ofmmerce of ofommerce ofcommerce
commerce with wih the Philippines Phippines and andIreadv andalreadv andeadv
alreadv Ireadv eadv preparations preparatons are bcln be bdsmg 11 made in iiinenica inmenca il ilAmerca
Amerca menca to enter with wih zeal and enthu enthusiam ermthusm nthu nthuasm
siam asm sm into the thecarrying carrying I rede trdewhich which hlch must mustpring mustspring mustring
spring ring up between the ports ci c the theacific thePacifc thecific
Pacifc acific cific coast and the several groups oi oilands ofmnds 01Islknds
Islknds lands mnds lying in or near to the China Sea Seaith Seawith Seath
with ith th which America is now connectedactual connected connectediy connecte
by iy actual purchase The bargain bargai which whichas whichha whichS
ha as S been made will wi not be an expensive expensivene
one ne e lor the United States Statesand and it assur assurdly asur asuredly assurly
edly dly ly has not been a bad one for Spainsing Spain Spaineeing Spainseeing
seeing sing that four fourmillionastenhing millions milons sterling slerlng in hard hardash hardcash hardtim
cash ash tim must be extremely serviceable to toer toherI torIf
herI er rIf if it leads to the extension of their theirammercial theircommercal theirmmerciat
commercal ammercial interests in Jands which whichitherto whichhitherto whichhate
hitherto hate though thou h doing a considerable considerableade considerabletrae considerablede
trae ade de with 1h California Caloria have not beenrcialiy been beeniccially beenspecaly
specaly iccially marked markld out as a a sphere of oiperations ofopertons oferations
opertons perations erations lor American Amercan enterprise enterpriseKorth eoterprlseNorI enterpriseorM
Korth NorI orM B > itish il Daitv il Mail MaiDec tufDec Dec ri riMr nMr islr
Mr lr Grover Grovl Cleveland lmasentered has entered his hisrotest hisprotet hisitelt
protet rotest itelt against the new policy olcy and andlough andthough andmugh
though lough mugh he is now no out of politics POJlCS he herobably heprobablv liebably
probablv robably bably still sti represents reprelents some section sectionAmerica secllonot sectionmerica
ot America Ameia merica i I public publc opinion At presentImperialist present presentie preent preentthe
the ie Imperialist Imptrial t sentiment sentment appears to be beedomlnant b bpredomlnaa bedominant
predomlnaa dominant but it is possible that the thetne thelme theLe
lme tne Le may come when it Itwill will wl not notbe be quite quiteso quitepopular
so 1 popular and when the burden will willj wil willmore
be j more lelt than the glory glorythougb glorythougbhaving glorythougimring though thoughiving
having iving ring once set their hands hluds to the theough theplouh theugh
plouh ough ugh the American Amercan peoole peorle way na not notable notbe notable
be able even if 1 they wished to drawk draw drawck drawIck
Ick ck k That they have British Britishjodwill SIltighgoodwi Britishclwill
goodwi jodwill clwill goes oe8 without wihout saying uil Apart Apartom Apartru Apartfrom
from om ru sympathies of race and language languagee languagebelieve
we e believe beleve the extension of American Pmenicanuence Americanifluence Americaninfuence
infuence ifluence uence to be a beneficent beDtfcentlactor actor in the theorlds rheworlds timerIds
worlds orlds rIds progress Let us UI howeveriemnber however howevermember boweverrem
rem member mber that the United Unied States are areiteringona areenterinl areenitigona
enterinl iteringona on a new newanduntrisdpatim and untried untred path We Wee Weglad Ve Veare
are e glad it kas las as brought them Ule nearer to toih tothis toI
this ih I country and the tht id Idea of mutual mutualisistanc mutualalsistanC mutualIstaucs
alsistanC isistanc Istaucs in the future is iSlo to us an attrac attracMB aUractlveQne attracr
tlveQne tlveQnei r 0 0 e ea
i Tla MB a FOREIGN POLICY o GERMANY GaamtnyTis4rsLondatm GERMANYTimes GERMANYT
Times T Tis4rsLondatm HsLondln London Dec 13 13German rJGerman 13erman
German erman relations relatIo pith 1lh this country countrywe countryhave countrya
attracted large share of ofteqtlon ofateQton oftqtlon
have we a recently reenlly atracted a larJe
ateQton teqtlon in the press pres alike alkl ol Germany Germanyd Germanyand
and > d I pf f France Herr von Bttlow ttOV con conled contne con4I
tne led 4I himself hlmiel to saying that there are areany aremany arefly
many any fly qu quuton questions llon and anl many point points on onhich onwhich onIch
which hich Ich Germany can and gladly does doe co coDerate corate
opemte Derate rate In a friendly manner with Eng Engindi En Eng1L
land indi 1L without wihout in any an degree degre weakening weakeningsr weakeningower
her sr 1 power ower to fulfil fulfl her other engage engagtlents enJa engagemits <
meat lents mits He added that in saying syag this
he though tholgh he was saying syIng much and on onthe onthe onthe
the principal he has laid down as to totalking totalking totalking
talking about national natonal agreements it itmay itm itmay
may m y be admitted admited that he has said as asmuch asmuch asmuch
much as this country can reasonably reasonablydesire reasonablydesire reasonablydesire
desire What we weaskirom ask Irom Germany Germanyand Germanyandare and andare
are ready to give rive her in return retur h > friend friendliness friendInes friendlirmess
liness Ines of attitude atttude co operation operationwhere operationhere operationwjmere
where wjmere here cooperation cooperaton co operation is for or mutual mutualadvantage mutualI mutualadvantage
advantage aivantage advantage I and complete abstention abstentionfrom abstelton absteltonfrom abstentionfrom
from wanton opposition oPlloslton when the aims aimsof almsor aimsor
or the two countries are not actually actuallyIncompatible actualy actualyIncompatble actuallyincompatible
Incompatible Incompatble We believe beleve that in incultivating 1 incultivating
cultivating cultivatng a friendship of oflhls this kind both bothwith bothwih bothwith
with wih England Engl nd and the United Unie States StatesGermany StatesGermany StatesGermany
Germany will wi best serve her commercial commercialinterests commercialIterests commercialinterests
interests Iterests while whie she will wi never be asked askedto askedto askedto
to sacrifice scrifce any political polticat aim that does doesnot doesnot doeshot
not directly menace English Eng1sh or Ameri American American Amencan ¬
can interests Herr von Hulow uln did not notmention notmention Dotmention
mention France but it is to France that thath thathis thatii
h his Is s speect speec is largely addressedThe addressed addressedThe addressedThe
The French as they have oeen plainly plainlytold platDlytold plainlytold
told cannot deal with wih Germany Germnnyon on he heterms heterms heterms
terms they desire except by frankly franklyrenouncing franklyrenouncng franklyrenouncing
renouncing renouncng all idea of regaining their theirlost theirlost theirlost
lost provinces Even II 1 they did this thisit thIsi thisit
it i would not by any means follow folow that thatthey thatthey thatthey
they could offer ofer Germany Germanyany any Induce Inducement Inducement inducemnent ¬
ment to join in disturbing the peace Dece ofLbe of ofthe ofthe
the world by driving England to bay bayBut bayHut bayHut
Hut until unt there is an endof end en of the rvvthhere rtvaitcht rtvaitchtthere r VIC VICthere
there can bs b no beginning be1inning ot a German Germanalliance German Germanallance Germanilliance
allance alliance which could be utilized uthzed in the theremotest theremotest theemotest
remotest way to help them to vengeance vengeancean
an this country for the enormous crimef crime crimeDf
crme crmeof
of Df f wishing wlshlg to retain what it i bas fought foughtTRAVELLING fougbtfor foughtor
for or
TRAVELLING IN SPAIN SptwThe SPAINTheSiJaMtis SNThe
TheSiJaMtis The SIJamJS SIfamesbsGaeIa Cased Gatf has receivedrem received receivedrom receIed receIedfrom
from rom an occasional correspondent cornsponren t a aleller aletter aetter
letter which may be of interest at the thepresent thepresent thertsent
present rtsent time lme to those who are tp speculat speculating specuhatimgon cutat cutatIIg ¬
IIg ing imgon on the acceptance by bl the Spanish Spanishpeople Sparmhpeople Spamikeople
people of the results resuls ol the late war warboth warloth warJoth
loth both English Englsh and Americans Amercans have haveisked baveasked havesked
asked the question qu ston during the last few fewnonths fewmOlths fewiommths
mOlths nonths whether it was pleasmntorven pleasmntorvenale pleasant Dleast1torevel Dleast1torevelsle or even evensale
sle sale for an Englishspeaking Englshspeaking traveller trzveler to torfsit tovisit toisit
visit Spain The experiences experences of our ouror ourcorrespond ourorresponmd
correspond or respond trmt tit furnish furish a convincing conYlncin1 and andatislaclory andstslactoryanswer anditislactory
stslactoryanswer stslactoryanswerHotel atislaclory answerHotel answer answerHotel
Hotel Roma Madrid MadridNov Madrd MadrdNov MadridNov
Nov 24 1898 1898We JBg 1893We
We entered Spain at Irun last Fri Friiy FrILy FIday
day iy and have found all al of the express expressrains expres expresssins
trsln rains crowded cr ded buthudlyany but lurdly any English EaglishAmeniarms Englishr Eoglsh Eoglshor
or r Amerirans are travelling trave1ns I fancy fancyin ancy ancyWP
WP in e are the only two Englishspeaking Englishspeakingidy Englshspealln Englshspeallnlady
lady idy dy tourists in the whole hole of Spain SpainIrs SpainMrs Spainrs
Mrs Irs rs H an anI I wondered if we shouldd should shouldind sbouldfnd
fnd ind d any signs of unfriendliness unfrlend1ne on tbe tbetart tbepart thert
part tart rt of the thenalives natives natves but there is no trace traceit Iraceol
ol it L such a thing tlng and one never hears a avord aword aord
word ord of otabuse abuse ofAciericrins of AEiencuns If 1 anyone anrironeare anyoneare anyonecare
care are to come they would find fn nd every everyme eervOle everytie
Ole me tie very baopy to see them themWe themWe themWe
We have spoken to various natives nativesibout nativesbout
natves natvesAbout
About the war and all al say that It was washe wal wasId
the he Id work ol a few politicians potliclans on cither citheride etler etlerside eitherde
side ide de aiil aII that they feel eel sure the people peopleit
01 it I neither neiher side wished to fight frht While Whileravelling WhiletraveJnl Vhiloavehhing
traveJnl ravelling from Avila A via to Madrid last lastiunday lastSunday lastLmndsv
Sunday we e came in a train crowded crowdedrith crowdedwih crowdedith
wih rith ith soldi rs returning returing frttn fr < Cubahey Cuba Cubahey CubaThey
They hey looked lookel ver y vera r > cheery and at each eachtation eachstation eachmmtion
station one or more alighted alxhtcd and w WAS WASmeet wseet s sleet
meet leet eet oy a crowd oi relations and anlllrends friends friendsho friendsmo
who ho mo positively posltvelv wept forjoy lor joy It was an aniterestinc anInterlsllnr anteresiinr r
Interlsllnr iterestinc and touching toucha1 sight si ht The Theulk Thebulk Timeilk
bulk ulk ilk of them of course came on to toladrid toMadrid toadnid
Madrid and as it was dark they had hadame hadsome hadrue
some ame rue trouble finding fnda their friends amidst amidstie amidstthe amidste
the ie e huge crowd which surged surltd on the thelatforms theplatforms theatlorms
platforms latforms and andso so they called on them themloud themaloud thmeniDUl
aloud loud DUl byname by name Maria Madre and so son soon soI
on n I The onlv evidence to travellers travelers of ofie oflhe ofe
lhe ie e war Is the tax on railway riway and theater theaterckets theatertck theaterketsandail
tck ckets ketsandail ts and all pay this gladly What Whatrich Whata Whatrich
a rich rch rich country Spain might ml ht be and andhat andllat andmat
hat mat a splendid nation nalo If i the people peopleere peopleere peoplere
ere re educated and had a hand in the theovernmenl tbegoverlmenll timevernment
goverlmenll overnmenl But while whll the school schooltasters schoolma schoolisters
ma tasters ters starve the nobls nobl a spend their theirloney tlelr tlelrmoney theirney
money ney in Paris Pars and London LondonIn
In spite spie of war however Spain goes goesilmlv gCes gCescalmly goesImly
calmly ilmlv on Every day new railways railwaysJvance raiways raiwaysadvance railwaysvance
advance Jvance vance towards completion comlJleton and since sincewas s siflceas ce ceI
I was as last here in April electric trams tramsve tramshave tramsye
have ve on omany mlny of the Madrid lines linessplaced lnes lnesreplaed lineslaed
splaced laed those drawn by mules The Theoyal TheRoyal Thetyal
Royal oyal Picture Gallery is having some of ofs ofis ofrooms
is s rooms rearranged restoration restoraton goes goesn oes oesII
II n L in the churches the guides of the theIscurial theEscurial thecurtal
Iscurial curtal and other sights show off of of their theireasureswilh theirtrea theirasures
trea easureswilh asures ureswlh with the thesameprideas same pride prde as of yored yore yorend yoreand
and nd d yet yetthe the country is pledged to its iisist ilSlast itsmt
last ist mt peseta to the Bank ot Spain Will Willoth Wi WIlltim
bQth oth tim sink sak or swim If I the sink the thetost themosl theSt
mosl tost St fascinating country in Europe to toie 10the toC
the ie C traveler Iravlhr will wi be planed down to the theend Ihedead thead
dead end ad level of the rest of the nation natonsa natonsasmal nationsa nationsaall a anail
smal nail all thing thin perhaps but yet much mucl to ton tDon toC
on n C who loves ipain pa pairi and ald its noble nobleClient noblepitent nobletent
pitent Client tent people as I do Today came the thesws thenews theivs
news sws ivs of the postponement of yesterdays yesterdaystting yeterdayslttnJ yesterdaysing
lttnJ tting ing ol the Peace Congress ConKres in Paris Palisne ParbOne Parise
One ne e would expect some annoyance to toi tDbe todisplayed
be i displayed but the only visible sign signdepression slinot signdepression
ot depression deprtslon is the rate rte of exchange exchangenicli exchangekim change changeI
I nicli kim is today toay 35 pesetas for Lx LxA i iA rA
A couple of Americans have justned just justirned justturned
turned irned ned up and anxiously inquired inquied what u hat hatthe hatI
the 18 I feeling feeIo towards them would be Aidly A Aindly Akildly
kildly indly idly one they were told 1 joined in inie inthe ini
the ie i conversation conversuon and our informant informalt aeigfler a aireigner aloreigner
ireigner resident in Madrid then tola tolae tolame
me e a very extraordinary etraordinary thing He Heeclared HeZared Hedeclared
declared Zared that tlat if an American army armyarched armymarche armyrched
marche arched into the country it would bedyed be beiceived bereceive
receive iceived dyed with wih open arms as many man Span Spanrds Spaniard Spanis
iard rds is had said to him Better Bate have aI a ajod aIood
Iood jod I government jovernmelt under Americans Americansian Amercans Amercanstln
tln ian a suffer sufer us a we do under the govern governent governat government
ment ent at we e have IIe Thisol ThiS 01 course CUlrse is apart apartom apartfrom apartn
from om n any feehia feeling lelnr against the Queentent Queen Queenet Quen QuenRunt
Runt et tent nt for the people well wel know how howtie howllie howle
llie tie le powi r she Jhe has and she is loved forgoodness for fortr forIler
Iler tr goodness goodne The soldiers who came cameme camehome camead
home > me ad gave rave favorable accounts of tbe tbemericnns tbeAmerktu theericaims
Amerktu mericnns ericaims for whom the Spaniards SpaniardsRI Spl1 < rds rdsIfl
Ifl RI to have a real likingNot liking likingNot lking lkingNot
Not much seems setmsto seematobe to be expected Irom Iromie Iromthe tromSaragoan
the ie Saragoaa Sar g02 Congress Conl1re s now ci 041 0 I intend Intendoak intendi
to i look in on it Saturday and can cn then Ihentel thenyou
tel 11 you b beter better tter the TeelinB feelng in the placeI place placeid placeand
and id I also at Barcelona the commercial commercialipital commercal commercalcpial commercialitsil
cpial ipital itsil of Spain where I shall shl be on onbnday onMonday onnday
Monday bnday nday Altogether A1o vth r the situation siuation here herecurious hereis hereurious
is curious curous and I believe beleve one thought thoughtily thoughtI thoughtonly
only ily I isuppermo Is t in the minds of all allgt a1 a1to allet
to gt gtt et an improvement In the govern governlent gover govermente governat
mente lent at A Carlist Carlst rising rllln nisin is not feared as ason asDon
Don on 0 Carlos Clo U I not a strong stong enough enoush char charter charact charer
act ter er r to have any gr r at hold hol on the im imitation 1majination mmimatiun ¬
ajination itation imatiun ol the th people pepl They propose proposeither propoe propoerother proposeer
rother ither er to work the Improvement through throughinstitutional thrlu throughstltutionuh b bcnltlulonul
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