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Common Sense Handling of the
I. W. W.
Ccanaoa sense prevailed yeaterday la tue band
hug of th- I. W. W. ?Itlllg UM dtj authorities
refused tO be stampeded by newspapers demanding
lawless police repression. The rights of free ipeeeh
and assemblage were observed, while there were
enough police at hand or within easy call to prevent
rioting. So far as the I. W. W. was concerned the
affair was n<>t I sun-ess. The public will soon lOM
interest if nothing more exciting takes place than
I meeting at which are repeated tbe same old
ipcachdi ?Mt bare now been heard many times.
In less the agitators eta nag the officials into law
breaking their activities attract little attention.
Their inflammatory speeches do not inflame. They
bore, rather, after a while. Even ingenious bits of
nagging, like the raiding of the churches, fail lo
interest as soon as it becomes apparent that nothine
s zoing to happen except the firing of bread and
lodgings to the raiders
New York has bandied the I. W. W. wall. Only
.?no mistake was made, and that was when the
poltet sot out of control a week ago and settle'!
i heir own private grievances with the men who bad
i.".>u making work for them and abusing them to
boot. Except for the hysteria in certain newspapers
the city has taken the I. W. W. calmly. And that
is tbe best way, for it Is hard for a revolution to
ktet iuself regarded Beriously when those against
whom it is directed pay no attention to it. It is
bard to make the point that the capitalists control
tbe police and the courts and have the keys of the
.iail when the police let you alone and the couTti
set you free If you are arrested.
Will those who grow hysterical over the I W. \\ .
ripvor learn from experience? T.ess than a deeade
ago they couldn't sleep nights because of the So?
cialists. So little a while ago as when Mayor Gay
nor took office it was a debatable question in their
minds whether the Socialists should be permitted
to hold public meetings or parades. There was a
ruction in Union Square certainly not more than
tue years ago because of a refusal of the city au?
thorities to allow the Socialists to gather there.
One of the useful things that Mayor Gay nor did
was to lay that bojrle. Doubtless we shall get used
to the I. W. W? Just as we have got used to the
Socialists. Four or five years from now even the
most timorous newspaper editor in New York will
be able to read those three letters without having
night sweats, but by that time some new radical
order will have arisen to destroy his peace and haunt
bis dreams.
Tbis country, however, has nothing: to fear from
ihe succession of radical organizations that have
come and are bound to come so long as It does as
New York has done with the I. W. W., treats them
fairly, denies them none of their legal rights and
gives them every opportunity for the discussion and
agitation of their Ideas. But when it has to resort
to breaking heads to protect itself then the social
order will be near its end. Then Lite word revolu?
tion will mean something.
A Short Extra Session.
Governor Olynn will do well to limit the extra
tesalon of the Legislature which he has decided to
call on May 4 to consid?ration of the financial bills
only. There are two good reasons for this. The,
first is that by so limiting the work of the session
adequate attention will be given to the items of the
appropriations for the first time in many years,
[here will be debate and all its attendant publicity
regarding tho spending of the state's money: and
this should operate to produce something resembling
real economy in appropriation*
The second reason ls that It would be a waste of
the legislators' time and the states money to ask
for general legislation ^xoej\t to meet a great emer?
gency. This Legislature has a Republleam Assembly
and a D?mocratie Senate, which have proved Hint,
?hey will not agree on questions of primary reform,
home rule, fjOMWiatlmi and the other big matters
fer legislative action. They had their chance to do
tbi-\ and the Governor had his chance to t'et them
10 apree with his measures at the regular session.
Ihe state will get along if all such matters go over
until next year. This extra session should be as
-bort and inexpensive as possible.
A Discouraged Watchdog.
It must be put to the credit of Representative
.lohn I, Fitzgerald that he takes seriously bis re?
sponsibilities as the chief watchdog of the Federal
Treasury Hi is chairman of the House appropria.
tioiis lommittee?a post held by famous Democratic
economists, like SHniuel J, Randall end William S.
Ultiman. Me Is honestly trying to live Op to the
KandalMIolman tradition, but the struggle Is heart
breaking. Nobody can blame the Rrooklyn Con?
gressman for easing his feelings every now and then
with a MVtfl denunciation of the support he bl
PtttBf from fellow Democrats who believe that
RaadaU and Hulm?n are "dead ones and that a
HsarsoaaiaUis's ^rtm.j la todged back home not
fe) the minify which ),.? tarai tin- fnnm^aiil t>ut
"? ?ho sLiii which he shear? in plttBfJng bis strong
rlgM arm into the Federn I Traggary
Mr. Fitzgerald soot lied hi? Irritation oil Frldav
. ". "hanrlri?c most of his colleagues with "perfidy" to
Democratic pledges. Having promised to spend less
money than the Republicans did, they have n,,ent
much more, and are still hungry and thirsty. De
r-itc Mr Fitzgerald's effort*, the Congress at tht*
last session rushed the total of appropriations gp
lo %\WH?A",M) 'In highcsl figure on record. .\||
>/,< barate error's <>f tha Taft adnlalatratloa to check
?be growth Of federal expenditure ?ere niillltiitl i|
a riliglt* strol.i Ihe -iniil <,f extravagance loogOd
? ar has run riot this year, and when Congress
adjourns n?it MMajBOr the ae?,*i"n IoIhI will proh
sMy run ns high ah |t,llty000y000
Mr. Fitzgerald imjr that If he reaii; did justice
to the nit nation be would resign as chairman of tho j
Appropriation? Committee. If tho country does Jus?
tice to tho sltuntion It will take tho first opportunity
to voto UM "perthiinn^ Democracy out of power.
The Gunmen's Last Chance Gone.
On iho showing made by tho last-minute wltMBBtl
for iho four gunmen, il is l.ard to sop how Justice
(ii.ff could haw donc anything bal refuge to gntol
a now trial. District Attorney Whitman's ?tos
examination made BnrweJI admit a nasty criminal
record, and neither be nor tho other man told g
Btorj which would stand careful scrutiny long.
The gunmen bare lost They liad erery chance
rrhlcb B lenient aysteu of technicalities grjd delay
gives to disprove the evidence against them, but
tlie.v could 'i'". II iv mr(>t lhi,t ,ne law ,ake 5ls
course.
Try Killing Him# with Kindness !
it would ho a piece of gracious courtesy for the
Senate to bind itself to treat tho president in do
bate Bg handsomely a* Senators are expected Id
treat OU? another. Comity abOUld have free course
and be glorified. A Senator must now walk dis
creetly lesl he offend by careless otterance the dig- .
niiy of a brother Senator. He may not impute un- i
worthy motives or conduct to a colleague. DOT may ?
be attack a member of the House of ?lepreaenta
tives. Bacb house allude? mysteriously to the other
not oven by name anil title, bul only Bfl "another
body." Dp at the Capitol brotherly kindness rules
ami bouquets fly through the air Instead of storage
egg? or raaers.
Why not admit the Presiden! Into the charmed
circle of tender bearta and sterilized speech. Be
pets enougb "pitchforking" in the cold, bard world
outside. Senators and Representatives ought to
gympatblze with him instead of aggrarating bia
troubles, Cive blm kind words instead of rough 1
knocks. Don't chaigd Mm frith ?loin:; nrrong and
taking a depraved pleasure in doing It. Senatorial
courtesy, that wonderful invention whtcb lia? poured
halm into so many ?rounds ami brought solare to so
many hearts, should be atretcbed ao as to bring the
White House within Its abelterlng ministrations.
Fewer aoft Bnswera to turn away wrath would be
needed ?' the senate abould apply to the Presidenl
its own valued bylaws of immunity and amenity.
The Tolls Concession to Colombia.
We do not see how the administration's corals
tency on tho canal tolls issue is challenged by the
incorporation in the proposed treaty ?aith Colombia
of a paragraph ?minting free use of the canal to tho
Colombian government for the conveyance of troops,
materials of war and resselfl of war. The text of
the new treaty is understood to follow that of tho
unrafitied treaty rif moo. which said:
The Republi ? of Colombia shall have liberty at all
times to convey through tho ship ranal now In course
of construction by the I Hit cd States across the
Isthmus of Panama the troops, materials of war and
ships of war of the Republic of Colombia, without
paying any duty to the I"mied States, even in the
case of an international war between Colombia and
another country.
By a subsequent clause this permisi?n was m be
suspended in case of war between Colombia and
Panama.
Iho concession made to Colombia was in Iho nat?
ure of a continuation of the rirht of free transit
which it enjoyed hy treaty over the Panama Rail?
road a right antedating the treaties which pro?
vided for the building of tho canal through Panama.
Moreover, Croat Britain's assent to the exception
was obtained before the latter was embodied in tho
treaty. In fact, the precedent was thus sot of
making no exception to the general provisions of the
treaty without first retting the concurrence of
Great Britain, the other party to the Hay-Paunee- ?
fote agreement.
Tolls on ordinary Colombian coastwise commerce j
are not to bo remitted. The question of coastwise
exemption is therefore not raised. Colombia's coast?
wise vessels are put on the same basis as its foreign
trade vessels. It is the administration's contention
that American vessels of both classes should a No be i
treated alike. There i?. in fact, no more reason for
giving an indirect subsidy to one class than to the
other, ft seems strange, therefore, that the sub
sidlsts in Congress overlooked in 1912 the oppottu
nity to vote free passage to American rsssjela in the
foreign trade, if their Interpretation of the treaty
?B sound this country is clearly authorized to dii
crioainate in favor of non-coastwise us well as coast?
wise shipping. They wore inconsistent in paying
Peter and neglecting to pay Paul.
The Ever-Present Police Problem.
In the current number of "The American Hebrew"
Mr. Harry W. Nowburgor. formerly a Deputy Police
Commissioner under Waldo, presents "The Pollen
Qmelton" from the point of view of the police them- ,
selves. The policeman, It seems, Is an average nil
man being, with the ordinary equipment of human
and civic virtues and shortcomings. Ho assumes 1
job which immediately makes him the enemy of tho
lawless und the object of their attack, lir- soon
finds himself an atom in a largo body of men pre?
sumably under the command of the Police Commis?
sioner, but "learns that the Police Commissioner ?s
but 1 more chair warmer for tho Mayor.' Constant
changes In personnel and policy of his executives
bewilder and discourage the man in uniform He
Is ordered to suppress vice and crime and is or- :
derod to let them alone. While thus bewildered
and unable to know what kind of performance will
suit the authorities ho i? assailed by the lawbreak?
ers, who seek to bribe him to wink at their law
breaking The result i? that while the bodj <>f the
force i-. honest some of the men bgeOgDM grafters.
Some of them are convicted ,,r grafting, though it is
seldom, Mr. NawbtUgtl avers, iba! the citizen who
gsduead them goes to jnil.
Police graft, the former deputy contends is all
nnmt entirely endued to tho 800 or 280 platnclothes 1
men who have to do "with all questions concerning
Public morals" and the Defective Bureau, of about
.Vu? men. Craft taking by the platnclothes men
could be eliminated by abolishing the source of
graft thai K by abolishing tho present inspectors
and putting in charge of each Inspection district ??
young civilian ranking gg Deputy Commissioner.
chosen for efficiency, not politics. These men could
? lean np the district?. Then an adequate secret ser?
vie? squad could enable tho Commissioner to wipe,
OUI other graft. The Commissioner should he a long
term ofticial, and If ho obtained 00 operation with ?
the District Attorney and tho magistrates ought to
lie able lo establish entirely satisfactory police eon- '
dltioiis
All this serins limpie. But would it work? "Clejni
Ing up a district is rastly diff?rent from making it
slay cleaned And as long as the present Imperfect
?.tage of de!lisatIon produeea 1 demand for gam
biing and prostitution, along with laws requiring
theft lUppUBBlOU, II is likely that UMBg vices will
furnish police graft. .lust now the "morality police"
of Frankfurt and Cologne sre being exposed la a I
THE THREE TOMS--We have everv confidence in vou. Mr. Murnhv.
series of graft scandals -the usual game of extort
in? money for failure to suppress brothels. Even
the outward order and decency police policy of
Mayor OaynOT did not produce conditions satisfac?
tory m the public, though il OUgbf to have mln
imized graft, since it Wal practical assurance to the
ridOtH elements that (hey might disregard the law
if they did it craftily, and so need not pay the
police for Immunity.
It ought to he. and is. ppgglbie to make thi<> a well
policed town. If Mr. Woods docs as well as Com?
missioner McKay did In his .short term of office he
should hate a keen, efficient force in a year, which
would have no hesitancy in understanding and fol?
lowing his policies. There should be few gang tights
and other crimes of violence. Rut there would still
be brothels and gambling houses and saloons vio?
lating tiie laws, and there would still be police graft.,
and there would still be necessity for defecting and
dismissing the grafting policemen. The police prob?
lem cannot be solved in one magazine article or one
man'? administration.
THE TALK OF THE DAY.
Reports from Cincinnati are that e* Representa?
tive Nicholas Longworth is receiving many con?
gratulations on the fact that lie Is ati uncle again.
The arrival in th'- family of Dr. Richard Derby also
loada "The Chicago Dally News" to remark that
Colonel Roosevelt will probably respond to the aewa
that he is a grandfather by climbing a tree and
doing the giant swing on the topmost branch, or
some auch grandfathrrly action.
Here's to th? man who lies to us, who's careless of
the truth,
Who blapfi us on th? back and .says. "Gee! how you
hold your youth!"
Who shrinks not at the futur? when lie has a lit?
to tell,
Rut when you're sb-k and tired and blue, declares
"You're looking well!"
Here's to the tiinn who tells us lies when solemn
truth would hurt,
Who says, "I'll back you through and through, if It
should take my shirt";
Who, when you're "off" and cannot write just as
you think you should.
Will ton? you up for better things with, "That's
what I call good!"
Or, when von paint a picture that Is wrong tn every
part,
Will make you think the daub Is great by saying,
"Now. that's art!"
He llcy but It's in charity if lying ever was.
So herd's his health, for. though he lit?, he's lionet
v. hen lie does.- -Ttt-Plts.
"Why do they call him an ambassador extraordi?
nary'
"There wns no scandal rakerl up over his ap?
pointment. I believe."?Doulsvllla Cotirler-Journa!.
NEW YORK FROM THE SUBURBS.
Tli? lafoaal of NOW York landlords to re-it quarter?.
to the BtatS Suffrage Association, beaded by Mrs.
Cirrle Chnpmnr i'att. recalls, vaguelv though it be,
that dear old childhood crime. "Pgaey wants a '-orner."
Louisville Cou riet-.Tournai
New Terh'a annual food bill, we understand, aver?
ages about |M9.9#t.99f a year, but thus far no one
mi lo baVe bad the moral murare to collect sta?
tistics on 1t?> bar bill? Philadelphia Inquire:-.
It is ??aid that almoat I.Offt.OOO of New Tork> ropu
!;iti<n live la tenements, and a goodly portion of the
balance live "off" of them.?Philadelphia Inquirer.
The New Vcrk woman \?ho has refused IBOO for her
spinal ord after her death appears suddenly to have
remembered ihat shades need cords. -Boston Tran?
script.
A certain New- Tork City department wa? SflflrsSSSd
as the "department of corruption" which was either
a case of had spelling o- of unusual insight i'leve
land I'laln Dealer
"Before leng." saya a contemporary, "New Tork will
do away with nolle." Kot while New York retains
enough vitality to blow Its own trumpet Charleston
News and ?'ourler.
A RANK OUTSIDER.
Fron' The Philadelphia Ledger.
The President has named a Minister to Guatemala.
Then I no need to mention In I name, ns BOhodjF wmild
know ,t Iff h,is nivei written a honk mid only parts
if.? ??' i
SOME DOG.
I ran The Mai-el (?reen (Kg.) Iler.ild
.'unies Itoblnson. of Long Bu.inli. ?.,?].| i,, ".inn" Hurt
u dog for IIS, liohlnson said lie was the hem dug In
Ihe world, tlui he had caught arventy four apeSOWM
this sesi?n. That's soms 'poiium, lur?.
THE PEOPLE'S COLUMN
AGAINST ARBITRATION
Such a Treatment of the Toll? Ques?
tion I? Severely Critici.ed.
To the Editor oi The Tribune.
sir. The propos!) ?n smanatlng from
whomsover?to arbitrate the Panama tolls
question I? virtually a proposition to arbi?
trate lights of the American people
The moot tolls Question stands as a
question only In conjunction with various
treaty wordings, whi? h, being ambiguous,
make tho meanings of nomn diplomatic
agreements doubtf I. when, however,
the.,:., particular diplomatic Instruments
are put aside, and exemption from tolls
for our ships. coastWlfM and all others,
stands forth cleanly, Shorn of all be?
fooling auperstructural (and foundation?
lets) complications, it i? seen that levy?
ing tolls by the United States on Ameri?
can ships for their passage through the
Panama Canal is altogether a purely do
mestlc matter, relating to and involved
In fee simple American property, nil de?
tail managements of which and all do?
mestic applications of which remain dis?
tinctly our own, and cannot naturally be?
come an arbitrage affair.
ft is therefore unequivocally plain nnd
I clear that Benetors and all ethers advo?
cating arbitration of the Panama toils
'circumstance are committing themselves
to an utterly isnsslsss proposal, for by
lolng they seeh to Induce sheer sub?
mission hy the American people to arbi?
tration of an saaentlal right, the full and
complete a?weise of which la entirely a
nationally domestic consideration.
ALFRED LAURKN8 BRENNAN.
Nea York, April I, 1?4.
SUFFRAGE AND LIQUOR
"Anti?' " Aiiertioni Draw a Round of
Fact!.
! To the Editor of The Tribune.
I Mr: A short time ago you published the
' statement, with the caption "Rum and
I Suffrage," which was Issued by th" Wash
Irgton heedquartars of tho National Asse.
; c:atlon Opposed to Woman Suffrage This
1 Statement ls an Interesting example of the
anti-suffrage type Ol argument, which
: uses a few facts to distort an even
greater number of mote Important f.uts.
If the Statement wen true that there is -i
connection between rum and suffrage the
women of this OOUntTV would long a<o
have been enfranchised. The truth is that
In every campaign for woyian suffrage
since that of Houth Dakota, In the year
1W, the united saloon power has rounded
up its entire lighting strength to secure
the defeat of the pal Willig ruffrage an ? :i<l
rnents. This |s no idle statement, but is
1 supported hy facts well known, i'or years
the liquor papers have openly opposed
i woman suffrage upon tho ground that its
i coming meant the deathkncll of the liquor
hlislnsaa. for instance: In "The National
i Forum." of Butte, Mont.. In an article eu
tltle.l "What Are You Doing, Mr. Dealer?
! who is going to oppeas woman auftrage
In Montana If you don't? It Is Up to you
to light this question at the next election.
Woman suffrage will afl'eet your business
more directly than It will ati> other busl
! ness and you will have to tako a lead In the
' fight. The woman suffrage advocate? have
saiil that your business will have to kiss
Itself fjMdby If the vote IS given to the
1 women of Montana. This, we believe^ is
true." This Is only one of many similar
?tutanienta which have appealed from
time to time.
While the liquor dealers have openly
and strongly opposed woman suffrage In
i any and every campaign. It Is Important
! to remember that woman aulTraglsts have
never Indorsed any temperance? pulley.
Hut experience shows that with tho ad?
vance of equal sutTraKe the "dry" terri
tei v has increased.
The statement \cmi DUbUah Hay-.: 'In no
state in which women have voted on the
question has -tale ?ni,, prohibition ever
been adopted, ami nine states where men
ah,m- rots bave itate-wldi prohibition."
i Oloiad'i and W>.Ing are quoted as SX?
amptes ?>? hum .uni it i? pointed out that
cities like Paaadena und Colorado Iprtaga
went "w"l" In Mute of the fTaUrhlSO
This stataeaeat takes no aeooaal of the
fact that the "dry" territory In Wyoming,
! Colorado and California baa
enormously aines the enfranchisement of
women went into eff< ' "
no state-wide prohibition, and. especially,
It takes no account of B fsct that la '
' coming gradually rac igi la 'i by tl
thoughtful in every community, vis., that
it is not. possible to gi t riii of d< en?
rooted svUsb auch as prostitution ami
drunkenness, merelj by putting a taboo
upon them. It is easy enough to any ' Thla
shall not be," and make B law BgBhaBt it.
t'it the game eat - fo on working, even
though in loss obvious cb u ?
When state-wide prohibition was
defeated m Colorado Kills Meredith, the
hi ad of Denver's reform election com?
mission, err?te In "Tho Woman's Jo ?~
? nal" of November It, ISIS, concerning
? the result of the oloetior: "It. Is because
''? under our local option law condition
so coo'i and 'dry" territory increasing so
. fast that manv people foe! ?re shall ?
roarer regulating the traille In this ?ray
j than by BO-caUed total prohibition, e/ltta
the police power in all the bil? towns op?
posed to it."
The fact that tho liquor Interests are
? strongly opposed to aroman s iffrags sod
?that the vVoman'a Christian Temperance
i Union is working for the. franchise Is suf?
[ Relent to show thai the auftrage cause and
i lbs liquor trafile are not allied interests.
At ?ho asme Urne, however, the results
.if the rscei ' i lection? In Illinois exhibit
the sarro phenomena as those In Colorado
and California?namely, that while the
greater part, of the state goes "dry
large ritios. where the population is
Chiefly concentrated, have crone "wet." In
spits of the women'a rote, or with tl a
help of It.
The "antis-" ?in nt once deduce
this that auffrage is working with ti o
liquor traJhe, but thai h be ?use the snti
Suffragist? are very much like Villa's
wife wi.on an American correspondent
? ?louerai Villa whether be would lei
women have the vote In Mexico if he were
Presiden! he was horrified at the I
"Let women rote? [uipoeelble! Thi
too severe. They do not think." To Illus?
trais this he called his wife ftom her
cooking anil asked bar whether he should
shoot the spies, he had caught or HOl
Mrs. viiia, like th.. "antis," did not ; I I
before her conclusion. "Shoot them, was
her immediate reply.
Suffrage Is making women look before
tl ey leap and think I efore they legislate;
and n nils it may well be possible that aoms
women BgrsS with O. K. Chesterton, In
England, and would he sorry to aas the
last of the saloons, even With the 'Slying
inn" fis a BUbstitUte, no sane person
imagines thut equal franchise is going to
mean extra drinking.
IfABBL HATTBR8LBT PBAJtffON.
New York. April 10, \:>\t.
The Danger of Discrimination.
To the Editor Of Tho I'rltnine
sir: With regard to the (?notation from
your correspondent? letter which ap
peered in \our editorial to-day, permit
mo to sta'o that, of eOUTBO, tliero 13 no
danger that this Rovernmetit would dis?
criminate sgnlnst ttseif, as iio contends;
hut how ahnut the opposite case? In
other words, what Is to prevent It from
discriminating In favor of Itself as
Bgainst the other nations, save tho lau
gnaffs of the treaty, which is intended bo
prevent this very thing? It BOSSBS to me |
there can he no flOUbt that the phrase
"all nations," when its meaning Is taken
In connection with the entire case, was
Intended to Include the United States
wii.i.iAM POCJDICK.
Stamford. Conn., April 1<>, Uli.
Detective? ?? Crook?.
To the MttOT of The Trthune.
Su; Ou my return t? the city my at- ?
tention has bssa ealled to the articles:
Which have appeared In (he pros? In
which William J. Hums chiinicteil7.es all
private detectives ms ctooIdBi i agres
with Mr. Burns thai there are some
licensed privets detectives who ought Is
bS in Juil. but I bailors there are honest,
upright tuen in tho floteatlva buanaosa as
well us In any other, though Ihey any
nol ho of m? "iiraM band" variety.
I CHAJUJQg HciiNlCU>Klt.
New York, Ainil 10, 11*14.
An Open ForurrS far
Public Debate.
TRI-LINGUAL AMERICANS
Speaking German, French and English,
Wc Would Triple Our Power?.
To the Editor of The
Sir: Im i trt-ltngUal Amei I?
11 ???'?!?'? ? t
part of the effort now em- each?
ir.r languagi i eve? ?.
can be trained to speak <;??
I tench almost as fluently ni English. A
? ration of trl-llngual Ami rlcaiu
i,e likely to Initiate ? remarkable
mce. "Who speak.s o
n en, ' deel
Nai oh on. c, rtaini- eut < t
: ? ' language InsUI
of mind.
The method! of teaehb r. u*g i .
? - ???! hltherb I
? bmaly as to ';- t one w ? ... ?
could have been m ; ? ? h,.ne. A
stud? at i
tor sxample, In
hailed as ? eery prodigy In - ?
of the language according to I
ards of ths examinai
Frai I ? ? Ot be able to as-k i
for a cup
Yet a clever ma
good mem? followlni ? l
1 method with ?
tO '
from Chinese to Oi a period i l
wee, s
ought to do Is to CO
m.-., po?en to the dust heap. ' ? I
that the- .
In the i ratent of a tone *
contrary, they are an h hin?
drance. Languages can i
through i ? bo but nal
era should be employed In oui
since only ti.-"' can cave the ; i
nunclatlof dren she : ?
I e taught lana n tl
? ?
eorlleat years that they
desire,l ? -n. Each
? > igtit through ?;,e ?
that language, and not a a
? need. Thus the i
should be taught ! ? laying I ?
? several e\ ell
oda Bei lita ? *
v in.-i-, ordi OR '?' 'h '
. . ??. ,?
it is painful to think thai I
eis oi t< achli g languagi i by 1
tit's mind a Ith a Jumble i
- ; i \- rulee is still employed.
that lUCb ? ? thods train tl I "
futile. There is no rr< ntal ? ?
to that entailed In following BUtUri I -
pie. ? gad economical at
A man b.-s as much chance ot u ;
t" SU un or how to play a '? io
K'tti:^' ths rules by heart from a i
of instruct : lag ?
I "ring ovi : IT. A man ?".ill
apeak a language only by thinking m it.
but he . . . ' think in It 01 ?
n eaking it. Making America IrWli
would confer an Intellectual boon i ?
mendoua en the nation that no ?jtie -
foresee Its | , -
? '. PATRICK BRI I
New York, Apnl 7, Nil
A DEPARTMENT OF MARKEIS
Its Creation Would Increaie Taxpayers
Burden? Without Benefit.
To the K,liter of 1 he. Tribune
Sir: Governor CHyaa can vendor ? \aJii
able service to the City of New York t?y
vetoing the I'otlock bill proposing to es?
tablish a department of markets.
Thero Is no public demand nor necessity
for such department, which wilt add many
thaasaadS Of dollars annually to the al
ready excessive Mot of running the < It)'
govarnaw al
The ci>lng need of this i-tt?- I
dati'ii of existing j apartments srlneu
duplicate each other's arerk and the aheh
lahment of some of tliem. not th?- crea tien
al new departments and the aasntlaa ?*
hundreds of needUss SBSp?SyeS te the Pu,,
Mr payrolls at the ext<ense of the already
overburdened taxpayers.
TAXFAYRR
New York, April 7, ill?.

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