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ii -i>i'AV. n<ivi;mkj;h 15, l»w.
This vcicstpnprr «< mvned and />" h
listi'd If The TrihiiT,,- -„<s<»-v,i ■
ync York ,-.i)>"r<:li"U ; <<fti" (tttd prw
x-ipnl place of business, Tribune BulM
iv4j. \o. ir.l y<i**ou *ircrl. l\e,r York :
Orjifrn Mills, president; Ogdcn it. JtrhJ,
tccrctarit: Jama Jf. linrnH, treasurer.
The <i<l<lrcss "' the officer* is the office
vf ii it u< <•]><; r
THE \l\\> I His UORXIXG.
FOnElGX.— Count Lteo Tolstoy is se
riously ill ;tt the litil. railroad station
at Astafova^ aboul efebts miles from ins
home at Gashaya Poliana; his daughter
i? acting a.s • is Burse. ===== President :
Taft i rived ni Colon, Panama, and im
raediately left or an Inspection uf the
Cuiebra cut <<n \h> canal. = Prtooe
Victor N;(|...i.v;;. French pretender, WUS
married to Princess Clementine, .laugh
ter of 111'- late King Leopold of Belgium,
at the royal caatle at Moncalieri, Italy.
— — - The River Seine araa reported as
laving ris^n again, slightly, at Paris.
- ri.. run on the Birkljeck Bank, in
i^.ndou. BuliSided. ==== A lieutenant in
lh«- i^ennaa army pieaded guilty m
i-,,,t- , loutli England, U« having made
ivk^t.-hfs <>i the fortifications there, and
"as placed under bonds not to repeat
the f,.n- Many persons were
killed or wounded in Iy>on. Nicaragua.
when goverum<'iit troops called out to
<i:j.j»ress a political demonatration swept
the streets witii grave and canister.
DOMESTIC— Eugene B. l"'y. in the
Curtiss bil'Ume- tii.-h mad«- the ti Ip from
I Albany to x. n York, flew from the
cruiser Birmingham five nfles to land
hi !H<' minutes near Fort Monroe, Va.
■ •,•;■-; Rool paid a visit to
Governor White at Albany. = At
t<.rn. y General O'Malley lil«-d in the
Court of Appeals affidavits in opposition
lo tiK- app >l of Mrs. Mary C. Thaw In
her apiiiicatioii for the transfer of her
iponi Harry X Thaw, from Matteawan
FtuX" Hospital. ===== The will of Mrs.
Jmli;- Ward Howe was admitted to pro
late hX. Portsmouth, R. 1., there were
no public be<]uests. Judge I>e Baron
XJ. «"*olt of tin United Btwtes Court of
Appeals insented t« be a. candidate for
United Ftates Senator In Rhode Island
•„. succeed Kelson w. Aldrich. ===== In
Jiis report as president of the American
ration of Labor, read at St. Louis.
Sainu«-1 <lojTH«ers attacked President
Tnft as an enemy ■.I labor. ' The
Tnlted States Supreme <\>urt declined to
r>\\'\\ six djectafcms <•) the lower federal
<-ourls, in v. -i i< b the right of ti ■ govern^
Tnent t<» collect the American
"War inheritance tax iras attacked.
CITY. — Stocks were strong. --.—. — A
Bronx physician was urdered in his
• ■••i by his wife, who then attempted
auid< Csongre*«nian Bennet
«alied a conference of iistrset leaders
lo plan the overthrow of President Lloyd
<" <;r. <•:•!. but without formulatia;? his
jirojert. _ President Taft urged th«
[permanent endowment of the Red Cross,
and it "a> reported that of the share in
the $2,000,000 I Uoned to New York.
Ml but .*7".:, mi, bad been EubacrfbedL
: Henry H. Ilojrors returned after a
neven months' rtett to Europe and pre
dicted that thai country would have, a
v.-ar -with Japan before the uuminYUori of
thr« Panama Canal. ■—• The express
drivers atid helpers and drivers for sev
eral firms v.-ent back to -work, only a
f*»-w taxieab chaufT'. urs remaining; on
*-tr ; — .— — Trnatees of the Museum of
KatursJ History ann lunoed the return
of Dr H. C Bamnus as director.
THE ■TEATHKR-— lndications for to
fay: Ilain <>r sn<»w. The temperatsß*
j - est«*rday: Eiighest, I. degrees, low-
MORE BORDER liJ 111 INS.
llordcr ruffians scein t«i be l;llii]'ai;t
Bkuis ihc Ilio Grande, and to bare oinn-
Jfltors at some distance on each sh]i- of
Jhni boundaiy Ilia?. Perhaps it >i)'>ul<l
r<-t lie Mfssrded as altogetlier Ptirprteltts.
Border lands have frcui time out of
memory Ikh'ii scenes of disorder, -.f
r«'U<!s nixl • ! -ri>;i!>. It is MM unnatural
thai ilie? Should we, n long .-i* such
ironhl«'s prtivail anywhere, tinM!i:l] it Ifi
rt-civit.iltl"' and dificivditable. an<l *s
j«jr:i«-u!;irly uiiscljiovotis. Siniilar devil
trh'*- r.fHllinitted entirely «Fitfain "ii" or
f!i«- «»ili«>r of i3i«» Tv..> muntri«'s iraaal do
s;<r !<■-- inu and "'ii-i !><■ far less di;si
r<!>t |<« «ic>l witli. <jT <-ours«> the <iirti
r:il;\ of <lf*:ilin^ with TliPIl) is oue of tile
Rn»i?S i!*f*iloineut« i<» t!ie*e (l"iu^s along
flsr h..r<!«T.
T!ht<« seeuis to |k» BOOJP <J'"|l.| :is i<»
[l«» U3iinia!ily «<f Ilio unl:nppy wrcicli
P-tl Iwu-V»ry nf ivhotu on Ameri
1 |trwv«k«d tin i>*pris:iis and
reprisals «-f ihe '.(-i week, if
... ■
:i M«-M'-.'v. ««' ««w.' a]x«iojric»; ;«»
mid mis-Ii ira<kiß w can '•*'
tnai" for aii irreparable <>Kom-<>: and
;.;*»\j'-» :<!s«» owes '!- apologies and
T)in"nds for tb* reprisal*? iii«-li Jut < -it i
tov< oomniftled and wliioli \\«v.' pretty
nearly as Lad ar tli^ oriui»i«l offence. if
h«» tvas ;«u Anierican and >"ir riirti:ins
•rere". merely devlllins "i>« of th-'-M-'-l
io denth^MexiW owes us apologies jukl
nny?rids r -fca; n-snithis uhal was " ; u«( .in
bffence t« her alone, t.ut simply a •-••'lur.ti
• wit rage, cpon the wiiole l»uiuaii«* world:
'.ti<l wo owe lior the >:tfif for CNU re
' pri^al^. Aiid n|i |i,i ,• BO doubl Jhni
tha p \ crauieut of cacli coiuitry is (ilJil'
ready to dischaxse su-h obligations in a
straightforward nud lingllldglng manner.
T!i«> jrreat danger, and the thing to be
most solicitously avoided by every means
at our rmiimand is the possible foinent
inc of bad BuHnc between the two na
ti<'iis. Injudicious news MpOftO and
even mUirjnlj BenaatioiißJ headlines
might glv.e to the people on cither aide
of the line an Impression which could
nor easily be eCSaeed, that the whole na
tion and its government on Ufe other
side were accountable for the deeds ->f
Us border rutlians morally as w.-ll as
technically and pecuniarily. It. would
be lamentable Indeed to have that hap
pen. The strongest need of the hour is
to keep the fact dearly in mind that
both governments and hoth nations
thoroughly detest these villanOUS out
breaks and mean to suppress them
promptly and to punish them unspar
in«:ly. and that each has nothing but the
kindliest foolinjr toward the other. Ifceae
ebullitions of borderland lawlessness no
more alienate the two great. North
American republics than the weeds along
a hedgerow separate two adjacent and
neighborly estates.
PERSONAL REGISTRATION UP
STATE.
Governor-elect l>lx in statements to the
newspapers reiterates his declaration in
favor of extending to tho rural districts
the personal registration law which now
applies to the . ities of the state. This
is favorite Demofratlc doctrine, it being
the custom of Democratic orators to eali
attention to the monstrous unfairness of
h law which puts difficulties in tbe, way
of voters in Democratic parts of the
state, while leaving it easy to vote in
Republican territory. Of course this is
all nonsense. Personal registration is a
1 ritling burden in the city,; where the
voter passes near the polling place on his
wav to business in the morning or back
i:> tl)«> evening, while it would be a se
rious burden In the rural regions, where
| the voter might have to ride miles to
register.
The real object of Mr. Pi\'s party is
not to undo a substantial injustice and
put the city and country voter on an
equal rooting, but to place such an ob
stacle iii the way of voting in the coun
try .is to reduce the Republican rote
above The Bronx. Personal registration
misht be desirable in the country if the
requirement of ii would not practically
disfranchise a larce number of citizens.
but no such reason for it exists ns exists
in the city. In the country the voters
:»r»« known to the boards of r*>pisiry and
t« the party watchers. If the two
parties are properly represented at the
polls there is practically no possibility
of fraud.
But whatever Mr. Dixs views and
whatever his party platform calls for,
there seems to be little chance i>f the
personal registration requirement being
extended to rural districts. Tho new
state Senate consists of twenty-nine
Democrats and twenty-two Republicans.
Twenty-six i< a majority for the pur
pose «'f passing a law. Of the twenty
nine Democratic Senators seven come
from upstate rural districts. None of
them would exi»ect ever 1o come back if
th«-y put the farmer to the inconvenience
of driving five miles to register. Nor
I would the prospects of su.ii a bill ap
pear to be any better in the Assembly.
The situation there is 60 Democrats to
»',4 Republicans. Seventy-six constitute
a majority, but of the SC Democratic
; .\ssemMymeu -"• come from rural coun
i ties.
RED CROSS EXpOWMEXf;
It was a pleasure not long ago to an-
Douitce jlie beginning of a movement for
rbe permanent endowment of the Ameri
can Red Cross, to th<> end that that
highly useful .organization should at all
limes have in hand sufficient funds lo
meet ■ sudden and unexpected emer
—such as. Indeed. most of the calls
upon its benevolence are — without wail
ing for contributions from the public.
whi<h are always sure to come but which
require time just at the very moment
when even the least delay is deplorable!
It is gratifying bow to report, as we do
in another colum >, substantial progress
toward the realization of that aim.
Present plans contemplate ■: the raising
of a fund of $2j000,0U0. To this city one
fourtJi. or $500,000. lias been allotted, of
which all but about $70,000 has already
been subscribed by only thirty-one indi
viduals.
How modest a request for endowment
this is miy J>e seen from the fact that
the corresponding organization in Japan
lias permanent resources of more than
$5.<K)6.000. that in Prussia of nearly
$5,000,000. and that in Frauce of nearly
$4,300,000. If those countries have had
the value of IU-d Cross work demon
strated In lime of war. this country has
seen it in the more frequent needs of
times of peace. Epidemic, tire, flood.
earthquake and many other catastro
phes all create urgent demands for the
operation of this beneficent and efficient
agency. It was only the ot'ner day that
we recorded the death of the founder "f
the K<hl Cross system. No nobler me
morial of that benefactor of the race
could be devised than the prompt cotn
pietiou of New York's share and of the
entire American endowment fund.
We have spoken of tbe work of the
Red rro>s in the relief of the sick and
Buffering, and that is the feature of its
activities which i< heel known. But that
is by do means all. It does an invalu
able work of rehabilitation and eonservn
tion, in the rebuilding of ruined homes
and the restoration of ravaged district- .
I tactically, the Red Cross is engaged in
the conservation of the most precious >f
all our natural resources.' human life
itself, and of conserving It both for the
individual and for the community, it is
impossible to imagine a philanthropic
work whose appeal to sympathy and
support is more direct or more eonvinc
lag.
HOME rule up \<i\l\
Mr. Redmond's bomecomlni! uiaj
pr«<v«« to imvc undone the achievements
ol bis Anieiican visit. \W are t«.ld that
be is openly proclaiming the old lighting
principle, that England's extremity to
Ireland's opportunity! and is boasting
that he wili extract terms for Ireland
out of the necessities of Bnglish Btates
iii.,i It is gener;ily believed that his at
tempts to do thi* were largely respon
>ji.!e for the failure of the constitutional
. i.titereih-e. and it i*etfii»s probable that
with bis followers holding the balance
of iiower in the House <»f Oonunons he
will be able to exerl a strong influence
upon the ernment
J'.ut ii ma;, be doubted whether it is
prudeai p »licy "or him so < penJy to show
his band Just before a general election.
For once let the Home Role issue be
raised again acutely aiid there will be
IMoapr 1 of a swinging of the politMll
pendulum to tb« L'nlonW side. Tbere Is
no Indication that English opposition to
Iritii ■cfooolnii has abated, naA if Home
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUXE, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER ir,. _M>^
Rule has not .figured in recent contests
that is only because it was supposed to
be not a pressing issue. But the Union
ists, not certain that the tariff reform
propaganda has proceeded sufficiently
far for the fl;zhtini: of a easspaign upon
tliat Issue, liave been watching and wish-
Ing for a pretext for putting resistance to
Home Itule again in the forefront. H
looks now as though Mr. Redmond him
self were supplying them with that pre
text.
If so. it may be unfortunate for him.
and not fortunate for <;reat Britain.
For the Unionists to win a general elec
tion next month on the anti-Homo Knle
issue would be a gra-re disaster to the
Nationalists, while on the other hand
the carrying 0( the election on that issue
would leave the really important and
pressing .-onstitutionnl questions in Great
Britain unsettled and in a most unsatis
factory state. It IS a pity that WCh
questions as Home Rule, tariff reform,
reform of the House of Lords and tbe
like cannot be taken up separately and
disposed of, each on its own intrinsic
merits. But Mr. Redmond's injection - f
Home Rule into the present campaign
makes such a consummation at this time
impossible. .
JOHX LA FAROE.
The death Of John La Parge snaps
v. hat was in some sort a link between
the art of America a. id the art of.
Europe in its Golden Age. He was our
s«,le -Old Master." our sole type of the
kind of genius that went out with the
Italian Renaissance To say this is no
disparagement of those other creative
: rtists whose names ar- resplendent in
our annals-Hunt. iunesß, Whistler.
Saint-Gaudens and McKim. Itissimply
to suggest his kinship with a specific,
tradition, the tradition of men such .is
Leonardo and Raphael. Like them he
was essentially a type •>( intellect gov
erning and coloring imagination and
. motion, and expressing itself with a
certain instinctive tendency toward the
grand style, Overlaid upon this central
strength of his were all the riches of a
Wonderful personality.' *l\ the traits of a
man whose feeling for the past, never
f r a moment detache:l him from the
current of modern life. His was prob
ably the most complex nature In
cur artistic history, and. indeed, he had
In this respect no parallel among ihe
masters of his time abroad. And every
Impulse of this myriad minded nnn
nas an impulse toward beauty. That
it was which :r;ivo value to his work
and endued him with a;i incomparable
l.arm.
His fame is largely that or a great
rclorist, who made his mark in monu
mental mural decorations and in v.in
( i,,ws of stained jrlass. In both these
li.-ids be was wont to illustrate noble
subjects, and the loftiness of his ideas
was also made known through his easel
pictures and through l^s essays and ad
diessei on painting. lie had repute >s
a traveller, gained through bis en
cuanting souvenirs of Japan and the
South Seas. His outstanding character ,is
a painter and as a worker in glass has
been enriched and made the more be
•rKiling In the public niui'l by the sense
of his versa iility. the grace and the
originality with which he touched many
interests. Yet the I.a Farge to whom
v.. would above al! pay tribute In the?p
few lines js: the La Farge who was. in a
sense, greater than all of his works, the
I.a Farge who was. to those who knew
him well, a kind of lambent flame of
Inspiration. There wa^. indeed, some
thing Leonardesque about him. some
thing of the universal genius.
There was probably no subject of in
terest to man which was no< of interest
to him. He drank. of civilization as one
drinks from a bubbling spring. lie
knew it in I those aspects which belong
to antiquity and he knew it through all
the long story which stretches down
from Greece and Rome and the ini
lvemorial East to our own day of indus
trialism and politics. S'de by side with
tlio mundane transactions of humanity
Ms mind sought to kec-p pace with the
philosophies and religions of the world.
It was not in any pedantic sense that
11 ■ assimilated his knowledge of these
things — or used it. It v.as. rather, wiiii
tho ardor of a thinker nil h an incurable
Best for the soul's experience that be
constantly read and thought, and read
and thought again, n nil his intellect
was a closely packed smos of sensa
tion?. out of it poured his paintings
nnd his other w<:rks. for he was ever
the artist, the maker, the man who
must put his ideas into tangible form.
r.nd out of it there ciunc also what we
can only describe as a fertilizing force,
a spirit saturating everything that he
did. vivifying his unforgettable -talk,
and making him a singular instance of
constructive power. In losing him we
have lost a great eharai lei.
77//. PE\ 7 81O\ OUTLOOK.
A sli;ihT decrease in expenditures for
pensions is shown in the report just is
sued by the Commissioner <>f Pensions
for the fiscal year 1909-10. The coun
try's pension outlay reached its maxi
mum in 1908-'O9, when the total paid to
beneficiaries rose t<> $161,973,000. Be
tween 1S!t:;-'!>4 and 1906-*O7 the annual
expenditure averaged about $139,000,000,
but with the passage of the law of
February- 6. IW". Increasing allowances
for disability after sixty-two years, the
total jumped to (153.000.000 in 1907-* OB
and to $161,973,600 the year following.
The natural decline in payments due to
the shortening of the pension roll and
the eradual exhaustion of the supply of
possible claimant'- was arrested by that
legislation, and pension expenditure was
carried to what the country now justly
regards as a full discharge of its cat
era! obligations.
From that limit there must be from
now on a steady recession. The expen
diture declined $2,000,000 last year, and
for 1910-*ll Congress has appropriated
(5.000.000 less than for 1009-*lO. It is
evident that there must be a rapid
shrinkage In the roll in the next five
years. The number of pensioners stood
at between !t!«u>iif» and 1.000.000 for
eight years successively — from 1S;»7-'!>S
lo 1f)«»4-*0ri— because losses by death were
made up through the granting of now
applications. I'.ut since 1904-' OS the roll
has diminished from 908,441 to 921.683.
The net loss last year was °.."i.lll, and
i« will probably average that number
for some year* to come if Congress re
frains fr.'in further pension legislation.
It must be remembered that Congress
has not only constantly enlarged the
pensionable class but has largely In
creased the average value of pensions.
Thai average has risen from .<i.".vis in
L9Oft-'O6 to $171 in 1909-'l6. Another
disturbing influence has been private
pension legislation, which favor* iixii
viduals by 'exempting them from the
operation of the general pension laws.
that abuse hat liecome acute, for while
ten years ag*i the average, of private
bills passed was less than one thousand
a session, at the last, three sessions Con
gress passed nearly 10,000, or more than
6,000 a session. The permanent in e<^ c
in the pension expenditure /111*' I' * . ll**
in the pension expenditure " ll .^j,-^
private acts of the last three. P«»S?
has been about $2,500,000. l lort kl> <">
lias been about $2,500,000. lltM ; .
excellent chance to practise econ .°no 'in
special pension legislation is in , " p ' n
character and defensible only m «»*- *
tic-nal cases. , i,
Our pension system is now «""»P' ■'
and Congress should not tinker " ltn
further. Let alone, its requirements TJ
be four or five million dollars less caen
year, and the present generation may
see it cut down to one-half the deW
which the nation has so ltt>era«s ac
knowledged to its defenders m (im oi
peril.
HARVARD'S NEW FOOTBALL
We wonder what play the football
coaches at Yale have devised or can ac
vise to meet the new tactics at IlarvanK
Says Mr. Percy Ilaughton. the aoie
Harvard coach, to the Harvard cheering
section : "Let ySur minds so concentrate
"on winning tliat the Harvard players on ;
"the field will actually feel the vibration^
"of your thoughts." What will a Mmnc
sota wing shift avail against all tn«3
thought vibrations? Yale may tremble.
There is Brown, which defeated iale
withont the Minnesota puzzler, it is true
by what is a huge score against Tale.
Brown went down before those Harvard
thought vibrations. And Dartmouth, too
-which did no, play Yale, so that com
parative scores will not guide us- l•art
mouth, usually a formidable antagonist
of Harvard, was crumpled by those vi
brations. They must have been work
ing also when Mr. Han-hron's charges
went down to West Point, earlier in the
peason— by absent treatment, probably,
for the soldiers, also victors over Yale,
fell before Harvard.
If Harvard wins next Saturday
thought vibrations will be Harvard's
mosi notable contribution to football
strategy since Mr. Deland used to invent
his bone breaking plays for that institu
tion In the earlier day?. A most im
portant contribution ii is. too-, for it will
remove from football a long standing
reproach-namely, that it is played only
by a few picked gladiators. Now all the
students can get in the inc. If one is
not a fullback nor a halfback, or lacks
the 1-eef t.. stand in the line, he can sit
in the stand and make his thoughts
vibrate.
Even the faculty fills a useful purpose
in the scheme of things. The pro
fessors are the trainers and bottle
holders for the thoughts tha< vibrate, or
for the intellects in which the thoughts
vibrate. Now that some use has been
discovered for college professors we do
not despair ot higher education.
Beef is to drop 25 per cent and vege
tables proportionately, nil of which is
due. of course, to the Democratic victorj
in the elections.
Death has been busy this year In the
United States Senate. Since the adjourn
ment of Congress four seats have been
made vacant. John W. Daniel, of Vir
ginia, and Samuel I ». MeEnery. of Louisi
ana. d->d early In tho summer within
a few -lays of each other, and Jonathan
p. Dolliver, of lowa, and Alexander S.
Clay, of Georgia, have been stricken
down within the lust month. These
fatalities, added to the fatalities of poli
tics, will make a startling difference in
the composition of the Snnat<- which is
i j come into existence on March t next.
Thai body will not only be committed to
row leaders, but will be Itself more dis
tinctly mad" over than any Senate Cor
twenty years.
The Italian who stabbed a young fel
low countrywoman nine times because
she would not elope with him took the
talk ;ii»>ut Cupid's darts entirely too
literally.
Mr. Westinghouse's pica for uniformity
In tho methods of using electricity for
traction on trunk lines is tl.e subject of
valuable though rather belated comment
!<y "Engineering," a leading technical
weekly published in London. "Engineer
ing" does not believe that there is auy
immediate prospect that electricity will
displace steam on British roads, and
therefore thinks there is no necessity for
an agreement upon a single system. In
deed, it regards as fortunate the i"a<-t
that circumstances <lw not at present de
mand a choice, so nearly equal are the
claims of the direct and alternating cur
rent system? to-day. There will prob
ably be little dissent in this country,
where the rivalry between the two prin
cipal traction methods lias certainly been
as ke.-n as in Europe. However, while
the adoption of uniform standards in
America ju^t now looks impossible, no
one questions the desirability of such a
policy. H would, certainly be a great
convenience if connecting lines could ■ x
ehange electric locomotives with the
panic facility with which the transferor
steam traffic is effected. Moreover, it is
not unlikely that electricity would be
more generally used on railways if there
were no lack of accord regarding types
of equipment.
"Colonel Roosevelt has bern elimi
nated," says "The Milwaukee Journal."
Ettu, 1-1 Pollette?
Following lar-t Tuesday's victory comes
the news that Richard Croki>r has sailed
for this country.
The anxiety of Mr. Gifford Pinchot
and "Brother Amos" regarding those
Alaska coal lands is touching*. But Sec
retarj Bellinger's anxiety to secure a
just derision, coupled with his proposi
tion to refer the matter to the Court <>f
Appeals, is far more effective.
THE TALK OF THE DA\
To 'any out one of liis campaign prom
ises, Francis K. ' McGovem. Governor-elect
of Wisconsin, must find himself a wife.
N'nw the newspapers In th« Badger State
are having a flue tinin speculating on who
Is to i'< tli" mistress of the executive man
slon. "The Milwaukee Journal" thinks that
Mr. McGovern have littlo trouble firu!
tnn a bride satisfactory^ to himself an«l to
the state, but add* : "A man so well thought
of liy hiH How men. it would «''» j tn. should
makf a good husband, though there is oft«m
a wide iiis.-i i |.uii< between men'KT lvii«
T'l^nt ol men and women's judgment of
them. There are quite ■ f«w .lacks that
would be without their Jills if they wero
d< i 'ikl. Nt upon the consent of their fol
lows to enter Into thn bonds of m<itrinioii\ . •
•■Jonos lost a hundred at poker ta#t
rilcni."
■<>ii. \\i»ll. even a misfortune like Unit has
Its bright sido."
"I'd like to know trhere thr bright side to
thfU is?"
"I yon it.." — 1 loiiHt on Post.
Statistic* just published aho* that there
are *in Belgium StU€l7 "estamln'etji," or
places There drink Is sold, averaging on*?
Mi.-ii plti/*e to every thirty-four Inhabitants.
Every yeai 300,000 nifl of Illness are <>,
raniened by excess of drink, 30,000 of which
rcsu.lt i" death; "There are from 800,000 to
800,000 beggars^-tirought to that stato |. v
intemperance,'' "The Ix>ndon Express* r«
ports. "Fifty per cent of the suicide? an<i
-,:> per cent of the cases of imprisonment
are attributed to alcOhoL In twenty-five
years the consumption of alcohol has In
oreaaed T4 per cent."
What t3 ° you d <> WD «n your wif* cries?*
asked the younger man "Do you have
to .^ive in to her?" . ,
"No," said the. older man. "Give her
some money.'V-Buffaio Express.
THE UNION LABEU
A rif-ii eraployer*a daughter
And rich employer*a son
Agreed upon a merger.
And presently were ore
Betimes a little stranger.
A fat and rosy boy.
Arrived, and filled tne mPrz v
"With dividendish joy.
"What's this?" one asked who saw it.
Before he'd heard the news.
"Oh. that's our union label."
Pa said, -in.] passed the booze.
W. J. IjAMPTON.
"He's a military looking young chap.'
"Ought to be. lie's a veteran of nine
wars.
"Impossible! Why, he's only twenty-two
years old."
"1 know— but he once- spent six months in
South America."— T-eader.
Rac^ fiii'-idr is not fashionable in Batis
can, a smali town in the Province of Que
bec Edouard Joliereur, of Batiscan,
reached Montrea] a few days ago with his
wife and ten children. The number is
fairly large, but the fact that they are
live pairs <>f twins and tbe. parents are only
twenty-three years oil is stranger still.
Cabby (badly worsted in the cHspm°>-
Well. I 'opes p.s the nex' four-wheeler yer
tikes, mum, will be an 'earse!— Punch.
THE ELECTION AND STOCKS
Is Holland Responding to the Demo
cratic Victory?
To the Editor of Tbe Tribune.
Blr: Evidently the post-election period is
not to remain without it" humors. Mr. i >i*
gays: 'Only recently a friend or mine en-.
deavbrVd to place some securities iw Hol
land, b>.t was unable t« do so from the
fa.t that the cloud hanßiner over bustoosa
made them timid. They said they would
wnit until after election, nnd stated fur
ther that if the Democratic party won in
New York State ii would restore, confi
dence."
•■ Well, it won" rp to date I have not
heard that disputed. But' upon turning to
the financial page of the same Issue of tb*
eminent Democratic authority in which tho
foregoing was printed, I find the following
headlines: "Stocks Continue P©st-ElecU©B
Fall— United States* Steel I >rops Nearly Six
Points from I^.st Week's Price." The re
view below began: "On transactions of
1,100,000 shares the stock market yesterday
asain showed general iines, and at one
time the weakness approached demoraliza
tion. Heavy selling <»!■■'• i:i all the lead
ing active stocks -.•>■' ''." etc.
The stock roarkel d« ■■ noi appear to be
getting its news thi »>ish the Holland-Dix
route just. at pre« nt. judging from this
peculiar result: In this inection I should
liko to ask the "Nef YorkjkepubHcan busi
ness men" who voted for i'ix why they
don't buy as thej bet "*"• • <-*- T -
New York, Nov. 14 1910.
AN ELECTION SCAPEGOAT.
To the Editor Of The Tribune.
Sir: Why not blame the outcome of tho
election on the Kaiser? He. Is otherwise
made responsible for everything thai hap
pens, even for the earthquake in South
Italy. His friend— our Roosevelt— is not to
blame; just the contrary, for he certainly
prevented it. from being worse. We Repub
licans have to find a scapegoat, so why not.
t;tk" the Kaiser? He Is used to a good
j..k>\ especially when it comes from the
United States. EDWARD FISCHER.
New York. Nov. 14. 19W.
COMMENTS ON MISS SEAWELL.
To tli>' Editor of The Tribune.
Sir; The members of the Guidon Club
are reported to !>•■ making a study of Salsa
Mollj Elliot Seawell'a recent arti'-ie against
woman suffrage. They would do well to
read two comments upon it that have late
ly appeared, one by Judge Ldndser, of the
Denver Juvenile Court, ;uxl the other by
the chief justice of Idaho.
in ■The Woman's Journal" of October R,
ISO. Judge Lindsey wrote: "Tlie state
ments arc faH>> in every detail. It is hard
to understand how any one with n Kraln of
Intelligence could sisn their name to such
absurdities."
The chief justice of Idaho wrote in "The
Woman's Journal" of November 12. 1910:
"It seems very strange thai a magazine
with the standing of "The Atlantic Month
ly would give space to an artirie contain
ing not only an utt«>r misconception of the
legal principle applicable to women who
have the right of -^uffra «■».•. but to many
erroneous statements of the historical facts
of the real condition of woman suffrage
where it i.« now in actual operation."
The chief justice then takes up Miss
Seawell's assertions one by om- ami demol
ishes them.
ALICE STOXB BLACKWEI^.
Dorchester, Mass., Nov. i^. !••!".
KEEP AT IT IS HIS MOTTO.
To the Editor of The Tribune.
Sir: Does not Mr. Woodruff" a an-1 Mr.
Barnes* comment upon the election seem a
bit like "crowing"? That the Democratic
candidate received a many Kepub
liran votes is a fact beyond doubt; that
these voters are what we term "sore
heads" is also an indisputable fact.
Perhaps ere .me or two more elections
they will understand why Colonel Itoose
velt worked so hard to have his party win.
One ti.ir.cr is certain, the men who sup
ported Mr. Stimson, from tlie most active
worker to the man who simply gave his
vote to the party, are all intelligent men
nun ..if integrity. We are well rid of the
"grafter" and the "habitual kicker."
It is hard to become reconciled to the
fad that when we wore making our party
.-trong with j<o<>d. upright men we ,-ould
not continue and convince those who were
so ready to nnd fault that our ambition
was to give to the people sound and clean
government That would have been a
triumph for Colonel Roosevelt However.
there are many things overshadowed hi
this world. SO let us keep on fighting, bear
ing in mind that a defeat now and then
niiik.'s one stronger ami victory sweeter.
New York. Nov. 10. ii>;.\ k M
THE DISCOURAGED CLERK.
To tho Editor of The Tribune.
Sir: "Discouraged Clerk" may nnd in
teresting reading in the story "Th« Man
Who Came Back," of last weeks "Satur
day Kvening Post," and in "The Emi
grant," of recent Issue of tho same publi
catlon; a third contribution likewise pub
lished only a few months ago gave tho his
tory of a couple paving lor years , n.i
studying Intelligently the problems of ari
cuHure. thus finally buying well and
making good. "Back to the I'arm" seems
to b« tho cry o,: the day. if any man
thinks It aa easy problem he will be soon
saddened by the work ahead. But the
viewpoint of the wife is tno nia i n thing
does She want to do it?
MASSACHUSETTS AGGIE. vJ.
New York, Nov. 14, |„1 ((.
REVOLT in URUGUAY ENDS.
Montevideo, L'rnguay, Nov. 14 Therahal.
lion came to an c M ,i t., ,i;,\ w tta the uncon
ditional Burrender ol the rebels, who srave
up their arms, trusting to the magnannsrtty
of the government In the matter of thete
punii hraent,
DOMT FORGET GEORGE AOF.
Xl '""' ' ''■ Sj racuse Post-Standard
; " ■'"■■ Padden" goes to ConarefJ from
Mi »....i. . -i i,,, congressional Record* 1
would bi worth rtadlng.
People and Social Incident*
THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS.
[From Th* Tribune Bureau.)
Washington, Nov. 1 1.— The Brazilian
Charaf d'Affalres and Mme. do Lima c
Silva will arrive In Washington to-morrow
n.ornlng from Manchcster-by-the-Sea.
where they spent Iht summer, and WhSTC
'.!.-. were detained hy the Illness of the
latter. Mme. de Lima S Silva and her In
fant daughter are both quite well now.
Th° Belgian Minister and Countess de
Bulsseret will arrivo at the legation tf^
morrow morning from Ifew York, aceoca
panted by their children nnd servants. They
spent the summer on their estate in B*»l
glum.
j F. De Barros Fiment«>l, Brazilian .««■«*
end secretary, will go to New York on
Friday to attend the nor?*- show, and on
Xoveniher 22 will safl for a thr^ months'
leave of abaenee in Bnrops
IN WASHINGTON SOCIETY.
[From Tn» TflbMIM Bavaaa :
Washington, No; . — Mr. and Mrs
John W. Foster were hosts at a r«v»ption
at their residence In 18th street to-night in
honor of the president of th<> University si
Indiana and Mrs. Rrynn. who arp here at
tending the mating 1 of the presidents of
state untventthm A sMmhsr of diplomat?
and people from offlfla! e<vi»\v Joined the
university alumni in Washington in making
up the company.
IJeutcn=»nt FJllppo Camperio. of the
royal Italian navy, and Miss Eleanor Terry
were the g-uests of honor at a dinner party
to-night, with Mr?. James F. Barboiir as
hostess. Others of the company Were Colo
nel and Mrs. David T>. Porter. t>r. and Mrs.
James y. Mitchell. Mr. and Mrs. Preston
Qibsoa, Miss Marjory Col ton, Wm Marga
ret Dtinlap. of Philadelphia; Miss Marie
Duryee, Miss Isabell Clark. Miss C^ltlMlllM
Britton. Miss Hinckley, Mi«=s M«rgiiTite
Barbour. William Merritt, Captain E>avi«.
Captain Johnson, Jerome Bonaparte, John
Si^bert. Captain Oulick. William Marrow
and William Bowta Clark.
Lieutenant Cfeavperki «fll hsj»«i a* best
man at Jits marriage to Miss Terry, on T> ""
cembac 1, Nohile Lassswa d«*l f ■nlmwl >>"•*
grotto EamblaßO; Italian counsellor, and
will select several of the baehtiar ssals
mats aa ushers. Miss Terry has selected
h«»r cou.'ln. Mrs. Cnsachs, as matron of
hoonr. Lieutenant Camperlo will »ntertain
nt a bachelor dinner on November -7. A
breakfast at Ttaus'hers •will follow th«»
wcddine: ceremony, at St. Tliw— Church.
Miss Catherine Britton enfertaine.l a
number of young people at luncheon to-day
in corapllmont to Miss Margaret Dunlap,
of Philadelphia.
NEW YORK SOCIETY.
Monslgnor M. J. Lavelle will officiate at
th«» wedding to-day of Hm Ar^'a de
Acosta t<> William G. Bewail, of Boston, al
the home of her motber, Mr". Ricardo de
Acosta. In Madison avenue. The bride wilt
FRENCH PRETENDER WEDS
Prince Victor Napoleon Married
to Princess Clementine.
Turin, Italy. Nov. I*.— The marriage or
Trin^ Victor Napoleon, cousin of Kins:
Victor Emmanuel and Prefeadet to the
thron«» of France, and Prinrpss Clementine,
danKhtcT of the lat« King Leopold of Bel
gium, was celebrated to-day at Moncalieri,
a villas pi.-tur«»<«qii<=ly situated on a hill
a few mile? from hero. The ceremony took
place in the royal castM erected ba tae
fifteenth century, to which PrtaccM Clo
tild*. si?ter of King Humbert and mother
of Prince Victor Napoleon, retired after the
overthrow of the French Empire.
Puhllc rcjolciag marked t!ie oecaaiom. The
streets wen? decorated profusely, hands
played in the squares and flag* waved from
the castle, the municipal huildin^s and
many private houses. All the member* of
Om Savoy and Bonaparte families ' were
present, including Prince. r>mJs Napoleon,
the younger brother of the Pretender, who
for some time had not been on good terms
with the bridegroom, but who agreed to
a. reconciliation on this occasion chiefly
through the efforts of his motber. He acted
as a witness for hJ^ brother, the other wit
ness being the Duke of .\osta, whße the
witnesses for Princess Clementine were
Prince de Ijgne d'Aremborg. fcpreweiittm
tiir> King of Belgium, and Archduke Fritz
of Austria.
Paris. Nov. 14.— The romantic story of
the courtship of Prince Victor Napoleon
and Princess Clementine Js retold in the
French and Belgian press to-day. The pa
pers recite how the late King Leopold
steadfastly refused to permit the marriage
of his favorite daughter to the pretender
to the throne of a friendly power. Since
the accession of King Albert it .ias be*>n
known that the royal objection* had been
removed. This was due largely to the.
tactful attitude of the prince himself, who
always refrained from attending oflclal
f^tes and ceremonies at Brussels and from
in any way embarrassing the relations of
Belgium and Fraace;
MISS RUTH OSBORNE WEDS
Daughter of Mrs. McKinley Osborne
Married to a Scotchman in London.
(By ••,!!.!•■ to The Tribune. 1
London, Xov. 14. — weddJas of Mrs.
McKinley Qsborne's daughter Ruth to
day was a pretty one, at St. Mary Ab
bot's, with a younger sister as the maid
of honor and two hrldesmaidaL The
bridegroona was a Bcotdunaß, Clive
T>ln.isay Mac Donald. The wedding: was
followed by a large reception at Mrs.
Osborne'a house, which waa beautifully
decorated With pink, and white lilies.
Ambassador Reid's gift mm four sil
ver candlesticks.
The marriage of Miss Pearl Himi.n^liam,
daughter of Rrnest V. Birmingham, pub
lisher of **The Fourth Estate," to Charles
Sebastian Fischer took place last evening
at 8 o'clock in St. Agneafa Chape] of Trin
ity ; uri&h. No. 121 West Vlst street. Tho
Rev. Dr. William Bellinger, vicar of St.
Agnes's, auaiated by the Rev. Wil!i:ini K.
Trotter, of Bristol. R. 1.. performed the
ceremony. The bride, was attended by Mr-
Thomaa A. No.sworthy and he* sisters, the
Miss»s Beatrice and Bleanor Birmingham.
William M. Fischer was best man.
Waa Helen Marguerlto Gates, . daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Horatio Hamilton Gates,
was married to Harold Btanlwj I'ord yos
terday afternoon in St. Andrew's Churcu.
Tho Rev Pr. Qeorge v. Van De Water
performed the ceremony and the brido
w;is given in marriage by her father. Miss
Annette Frances (Sates attended her stst.r
as maid of honor, and Walter Hotf
mun Ford waa best man. The ushers wore
Howard H. Ford. Frederick C. Ford and
Raymond W. Ford. Following the wed
ding there was a reception Im tho bridal
party and Intimate friends it the hone of
the brMe'a pareMa M r . ancl Mra. pp O rd
went South on their honeymoon, and on
th*lr return will live hi Now York.
[lv Telegraph t.. rheTrtboaa |
Baltimore. Nov. U.-mi ss Ida LotdfO
Hayea, of East Bloomfield. N. v . and Frt-d
erick 11. Taft. ol »HUtlni.. r . WOTC married
in Annapolis to-day. The bride waa the
guest of Mrs. McNeil, who was formerly
Miss I«ur& Taft. «am, the wedding took
placo at her boa* 'in College avenue. A
weddlaa breakfast followed. only the Im
madiate mamhen of , ho famlllea were
present at tht; '■.r».ni,,.,
Mr. Ta /\ ha bee,/ connected with . the
Bureau of Pension. ,n, n v - as hln ton for over
thirty years and „ r ,., ;lted 5 Prt . stl , ent
| Tat ,H, hriae M«is to ,he f«n,l.y b(
l^ZlllT Prc3itlcm Kutharfotd B.
IHayes was a tnenib
have one of her sisters. Miss Mercedes <J»
Acosta, as her only attendant, but her othtr
sister.-. Mra Philip M. \.-- '. - and Mrs. or? a
Root, will be |NMI at the. ceremony. Th*
bridegroom will have his brother HaroM
for his b**st man. and after a brW hr>aey.
moon wfP sail with his wife for 9out«
Africa.
Announcement ha.i b#«n made of th» map.
j riage of John, eldest son of th» Right Hon.
Sir Walter Hely-Hutehlnson. G. C. M. 0.,
both of whom are well known In N»w York.
to Miss Katherine Henderson, daughter of
James Henderson, of No. V> Eaton PJact.
l.«»nd-.n. The marrlas;'' will tak» plac* jj,
that clfy at the end of January.
_— — — — — V
Mr. and Mrs. Henry F. Shoemaker ant
HlMj w. Shoemaker have returned from
Europe and arc at their noose in East
3."d street.
Mr. and Mr?. J. Woodward Haven arrty^
in town to-morrow for th*- winter.
Frederick C. Havemeyer Is expected bj
|wa Ibli week from Alaska.
Mr« John B. Alexandra tM Mis* CM.
i Hse and MUs Ann*» Al»Tain«lre. bar- arrtr»#
; in town for th" wlr.r r
Mr. a*id Mr- John E. Parson.* are booked
to sail this week from Europe for Ne»
| York.
Mr*. Hamilton McK. TwomMr •' ■'-■.
j Rtifh Twombly returned to town for ih»
I season yesterday from Madison, N". J.
Mrs. William Barclay Parsons Is estab
lished at Sbeny*a for the season.
Mr. and Mrs. R*plna:<l C. Vand-rbil!
have arrived In town from N«^vport with
th«>jr mtV dauehter Kallilf. and are *ray
ing with Alfred n. VanderMlt at th*. fcocs*
WBlell he Ma rented for th«« season from
his cousins. Mr. aa4 Mrs. Ernesto •
Fabhrl.
Mr?. CiMrntl B. Kip entertained a '?'«•
party at dinner last night in honor of r-adjr
Elizabeth H*-sketh Prichard. daurht-r n»
Lord Verkuman. and wife- of H. ri#*!<-'h
Prieliard. t?i« English novelslt and «x
plorer.
•-
SOCIAL NOTES FROM NEWPORT.
fR- T»!*craph to Th» '■'-■-■
Newport. Nov. It.— Mr. an-1 Mr- Fidn-r
Jones Colford. Jr.. who have b«ai «■»•
guests of Edward C. Knight, jr.. hay» bmc
to Mr. Knight's jtnull— box at B»n
z!es. Md.
Dudley Morgan has returner! to N*»*\
Tori for th*> horse show.
Sirs. Joaaak F. > tn n'' ha 3 goh«* t* Xe^
York f°r a- short visit.
After spending Om week end h»r«» Ocaiai
Gordon King has returned to >-* orv York, j
Mrs. J. R. Busk and Miss Busk cl«v»*i;
th<Mr iinm to-day and started for N>r
i York.
METHODIST BiSHOPS GATHEr?
Tell What Missions of Denomina.,
tion Have Accomplished.
Si\'<^n bish<»pf attended tbe annual rne«"t
ins: of 0M Home Mis«?icns fommitte* of tlie
Methodist Episcopal Church at Grace Meth
•dM rjlamal i'h.irrh. No. 121 We^t IWh
street, yesterday. During an. tn»*>rTnis>»n
several of the distinsruish*<l Methodism
w»>nt to UM N>v»nini>r ■BMtfeaa] oC th*> Meth
odist ministers of N*w York »t No. Is>
Fifth avenue. Bishop William F. Quayl*
spoke there in part a? follow:
"A great many persona talk about r^^
wUlnJaiaaa of America, but despite '*"*
America has come to be a spiritual worM
powpr. We must mak* good Americans of,
the foreign born citizens, and making good
Methodists i.-» an economical way ot" accom
plishing this.
"gome folks say That Thoma.* J«fr<»rson
wrote tl!« Declaration of Independence. 1
That's a mistaTt*. J^sus Christ wrofp it bf"
raii!«<» h* wanted t»> make the <»xp«iment •>?
creating the biggest, th*> b*st aa tha
grandest nation the world ha« ever seen."
Of particular interest -at the afternooa
sp?s!on was th^> addrvrss of the R>»v. F*. 11.
Wright; of Nenr ! ynrlt. superintendent of
Italian Misnons, whose district «rta«i(
from tho Atlantic to IndlanapolK He de
clared that something must ba <ow at
one« f> Christianize UM aliens from Italy. -
AMERICAN MISSIONARY BEATES"
A. B. C. F. M. Gets Word of Arrest ia
Macedonia — in Charge of Embassy
Boston. Nov. 14. — The American Boarl
of Commissioners lor Foreign Mi-s.«;"ns lvu
just received a dispatch announcing that
one of its missionaries, the Rer. Cftaria
Telford Erickson. has beta beartea and Mi
jested at Monastir. Macedonia. Turkey. Tt»
reports states that after an hour or so ol
detention he was released on the •: Tna»i
<>f the Austrian' <"t>ns'ii. who la actin? '*"
the United States in Macedonia in that ca
pacity. No charges were made against Hr.
Krickson.
Secretary Barton attributes his arres: t>
a dulu of tIM Turkish government to *tl<)»
the ambitions i>f tht Albanians for rnodera
education. Th*» Krickson caae has beer:
placed, in the h:in<l=s of Urn Amrrican ©a*
bassy at Constantinople for adjustment.
MRS HOWE'S WILL PROBATBP
No Public Bequests — Goes t*
\ Children and Grandchildren.
Portsmouth. R. 1.. Nov. It.— Th«> will «C
Mrs. Julia Ward Howe, who Mtt at MH»
dletown on October 17. was admittt^l t« prO
batt^ in the local court to-day. TUcre • "
no public beqtiests. All ot the perso^
estate was willed to two grandchildren as>i
the* real fst.it-- to Mr>. Howe's four cfclf
dren.
t;«orKo 11. Ktchards. a s«on-m-B»» w
named aa e«*cvt<Mr. Tl»« will •■> .jjfvntw
In nnwlim in ISi»7. vmA the value of *-*
esta le is not civen.
SENATOR ELKTNS IMPROVIN'O
May Not Be Able to Take Active Pa*
in Work of Congress This Session.
[From Thr' Tribune Itureao.] t
Washington. Nov. ll.— Senator ■*■* *•
Wrst Virginia, is sTalning strength, ■■* R
is announc«ni that his» ocmrl^te recovery
seems to be assure*!. It is doabtfut fi3 ' t *
ever, if h«- will be all.- to take ar. * rtlT '
part in th.> work of Concr»-ns this wlsJ^
Mr. Klkins aedfetvd no ltl effecu from "
trip to Washtertoa from West Vlrs.-in*
1I:» p'Tysicians now permit him to »'" uP *
littlo while every day.
NEW YORK FROM THE SUBU«k*
I ; A statistician says there arc fUS^JJ^S
! million be«1room« in Nf* York W j!;f
haT« no windows. No wooder ""jK
Rets v;. ,\-\ morning with ;v lik llCt '
Pt>Uadelpnla Inijuir* 1!"
\\ .s the rii!-- "Nothins: hut 0 ' 'iSaW
after 10 o'clock on Hrea«twa>. lv * f V\e»
for tn.- i»oor reports that .-arm \ ailt - 1 ' '
; York on flection nightr-C»>JumW.« >' ate "
j If Los AngelM continues to gain ' »« P^,'
laUon aa sh»- has in tht> toaj ten >tar.. 'v*
York may be th»> second city b>. *«£„,«.
Thai , oa W
ing meanwhile.-Chrlstum .s.renc^ «°- i
A NVw York ji«.rnal says «£« t**gV
of thtH «n>art smt have tak-n ay"?r*y».
riavfi-.i,,. Be;ter dolls thun ■'••"• ll ■• **"
iranlW Journal
i n,,v York taxicab drivers f^fVS'
noli.-*- " It >i?t'-l to bo '"' ohauff *^Vi** '
did all the chargins.-nttsourg '"""
Tlnua , »
in ,h»»r .Ihjrt. to clean «J> JJ^fTfg
Now York r.-i'- have dem.ed »«• P f r R iiJ;
to -seeina: Clilnatown'y pm"" », to? et^
nisht. R'nj not prohlhi. them^ -i^r , ,
Th^ public flaunting oi vi-> «*> 4 *
morbid and depraved «»JfJ*?S| Tln^
»llow. I at any tlme.-t taclniMH
fitar.

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