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Mr. Hughes'* Answer
Secretary Hughes's answer to
Bishop Cannon's telegram demand?
ing American military intervention
in Asia Minor subjects impulsive
fervor to the test of calm considera?
tion and reason. The burning of
Smyrna roused the Bishop's indig?
nation. He blames the Turk and
would have tho United States declare !
war on him as a persecutor of
The Turk has just driven the
Greek out of Asia Minor. The Greek
was there as an invader. He burned
towns and villages and. committed
atrocities. But nobody urged the
United States to declare war on him
on that account. While war is on a
neutral nation can hardly set itself
up as a judge between the comba?
tants and enforce its opinions by
sighting one or both of them.
What is needed most in the Near
East is the establishment of a sys?
tem of guaranties to protect racial
and religious minorities. The Allies
are pledged to effect such guaran?
ties. So is the Angora government.
The United States, as Mr. Hughes
Bays, unequivocally approves "the
Allied proposals to insure effectively
th?5 protection of Christian minori?
ties and the freedom of the Straits."
Here is a field in which efforts to end
religious and racial conflicts will
have ? practical and farreaching re?
sults. In it American activity is en?
tirely legitimate and will be more
productive than any hurry call to
Mr. Hylan Sees a Light
Mayor Hylan's extraordinary po
?iteness to Chairman McAneny of
the Transit. Commission at Monday's
meeting of the Board of Estimate is
readily accounted for.
When Mr. Hylan believed that his
friend Hearst might be nominated
for Governor, and perhaps elected,
he saw an opportunity for putting
into effect his own $600,000,000 tran?
sit scheme and claiming the credit
for solving tho problem that has
vexed New York City since he has
?ccupicd his present office.
With the defeat of Mr. Hearst at
Syracuse this hope went glimmering.
Mr. Hylan's only opportunity nova?
to get any glory out of the settling
of the transit tangle is to climb on
the Transit Commission band wagon.
It seems likely that his violent op?
position to everything the commis?
sion endeavors" to do will gradually
diminish and finally cease, and that
as a result the work of the commis?
sion, which ho has needlessly hain
pered for so long, will proceed with
considerably more dispatch.
The Tribune congratulate? Mr.
Hylan on this new position. It has
repeatedly urged him In the past to
adopt it. It has pointed out to him
that he can, by co-operating with the
commission, become known as the
Mayor during whose administration
the city got an adequate subway sys?
tem. It has offered to give him all
the credit for that consummation
which he might earn.
By continuing to speak kindly to
Mr. McAneny and to give the com?
mission all the assistance that his
great office can give he will gain for
himself far more public gratitude
than he could ever have done by de?
vising fantastic and impossible
schemes and trying to elect a Gover?
nor who would attempt to put them
into execution.
The Republican Drift
There is good reason for increased
confidence in the re-election of a Re?
publican Congress. The chairman
of the Republican Congressional
campaign committee reports that
President Harding fully shares this
confidence. The President hMnselthas
contributed heavily to the record on
which Republican Congressmen will
go to the country. He has neutral?
ized the evil effects of serious blun?
ders made at the Capitol. His veto
of the bonus bill, for example, has
relieved the Republican party of
the reproach of practicing frenzied
finance and of authorizing a reck?
less dissipation of the Treasury's
present and future resources. His
successful retrenchment program
and his able conduct of foreign re?
lations are Republican assets of the
greatest value.
Congress, with its big and restive
Republican majorities, committed
grave faults. Yet the country is
not ready to invite the Democratic
party back to power. Democratic
Representatives and Senators also
supported the bonus bill. A mere
handful of them in each house
were against it. On the tariff
only a minority of the minority
co-operated with the Republicans.
But the influence of the Democratic
leaders was steadily exerted to force
a vote on the Fordney-McCumber
act at the last session. A contrary
policy would have carried it over
into the next session?perhaps into
the next Congress.
The new tariff law will do eco?
nomic damage because of its excess
rates and its unscientific, construc?
tion. But the purely political reac?
tion to it will probably be very dif?
ferent from the reaction to the
Payne-Aldrich and the McKinley re?
visions. In 1890 and 1910 the agri?
cultural West was alienated. Re?
publican losses there were severe.
This year many of the sections of
the Fordney-McCumber act were
written by the Western farm bloc.
The bloc, speaking for agriculture,
got everything it wanted. There is
no occasion therefore for an agra?
rian protest.
The Democratic party offers prac?
tically nothing to those who have
grievances against this Congress. It
is inert and divided. The country is
still too closo to the Wilson Admin?
istration to idealize?Democratic pur?
poses or to have much faith in Dem?
ocratic leadership. That explains
further why it is likely to prefer
what it has to what it has not and
does not want to have.
Coal Survey Obstructora
The soft coal operators who sur?
rendered to President John L.
Lewis of the United Mine Workers
and hitched up with him in a plan
for an "inside" investigation of the
coal industry are now in an un?
pleasant predicament. They have
to decide how far they will go with
Mr. Lewis in his open hostility to
anything which looks like "outside
interference" with the powers that
be in coal mining.
Secretaries Hoover and Davis
sent a telegram to the operators
now in conference at Cleveland
with Mr. Lewis, asking them to sub?
mit a list of twenty men not asso?
ciated with the coal industry from
which President Harding might
choose one or more members of the
Federal coal fact-finding commis?
sion. A majority of the operators
want to decline this invitation, thus
manifesting their indifference to
what the Federal Commission may
do. The Illinois group, however, 1s
opposed to taking any action which
indicates hostility to the new Fed?
eral law and the commission's work.
Mr.-Lewis is anxious to hold the
operators to the Cleveland agree?
ment, made in the hope of shutting
off a Federal inquiry. This agree?
ment provides for a miners
operators fact-finding body, which
is to say how the industry is to be
reorganized, if it is to be reorgan?
ized at all. The union dictator de?
tests anything that savors of arbi?
tration or of advice from repre?
sentatives of the government or the
public. His theory is that the only
function of the public is to buy
coal on the terms on which the
miners and operators agree to?
gether to furnish it. In this he is
fighting for his own interests, since
a reorganization which would re?
lieve the coal consumer would shear
away a large part of his present
dictatorial powers.
The country looks for no benefit
from an inquiry which Mr. Lewis
can influence or control. It wants
to obtain an impartial, outside view
of the workings of this sick indus?
try. Congress has created a com
mission to study unhealthy condi?
tions and suggest a remedy. There?
in lies the only hope of real recon?
struction. The intra-industry In?
quiry will not command confidence.
The operators at Cleveland may
feel bound to go on with it, but
they are badly advised if they think
that by making common cause with
Mr. Lewis they can \ea? off the Ad?
ministration's investigation or pre?
vent its findings from being applied
to set the coal industry right,
The Outstanding Problem
The speakers beforo the conven?
tion of American bankers have done
a public service in stressing the
question of European debts. Vari?
ous individuals have urged a candid
consideration of the problem upon
Congress and the public. Little prog?
ress has been made in forming opin?
ion. The view of most Americans is
still vague and unsettled.
Mr. Lamont well said that no
problem was moro vital. Ho did not
attempt to offer a final conclusion,
but he stated clearly the case al?
ready made to justify a partial can?
cellation. He pointed out that it was
a full year after our declaration of
war before we had men in the fight?
ing line in any considerable num?
bers, and added:
"Can it not, -with much reason, be
argued that, whereas during this
period of ono year we were wholly
unable to furnish soldiers to fight
our battles for us, at least wo were
able to furnish arms and munitions?
We did furnish these, but not as a
free contribution to the war, for
during that period the Allies were |
purchasing these commodities In
America and were paying for them
by contracting the debts just de?
scribed. Ought, therefore, any part
of this first half of the debt to be
canceled by the American tax?
The whole question Is one pecu?
liarly affecting the banking interests
of America. It ia an admirable plan
which places the problem in the
forefront of consideration by the
great convention now assembled
from every section of the country.
The basis for a.just and final conclu?
sion may well be found in the course
of the convention.
Diminishing Fire Losses
Even though as hackneyed a warn?
ing as "Don't look for gas leaks with
a lighted match or candle" is in?
cluded in the list of slogans broad?
cast by the supporters of Fire Pre?
vention Week, many of tho other
rules and warnings might well be
borne in mind by old and young.
Not the least important is the cau?
tion to smokers. Too many persons
are careless about throwing away
smoldering matches or cigarette
stubs. This is true in the country as
well as in "the city. An unextin
guished match thrown out of a win?
dow on a dry summer day or into the
shriveled grass by the roadside can
do untold damage.
Among the other suggested rules
too rarely observed is the one advo?
cating keeping matches in a metal
or porcelain container and away
from the hands of small children. In
too many homes matches lie around,
readily accessible to whoever can
reach them.
These and many other cautions
and regulations are suggested by the
association and will form part of the
campaign of education carried on
this week. By co-operation in tho
neighborhood the chances of loss by
fire can be materially lessened. This
has been well shown by the cam?
paigns conducted in recent years, de?
spite the fact that the fire insurance
companies still are demanding high
rates. Much remains to be done,
however, if the fire loss in America
is to be reduced to as small a figure
as it is in Europe. We have suffered
millions to go up annually in smoke
largely for the reason that we have
not troubled to be cautious.
The First Woman Senator
"Governor Hardwick of Georgia is
himself a candidate,, for the seat of
the late Senator Thomas E. Watson,
but meanwhile as an ad interim ap?
pointment he has the happy and
graceful distinction of naming the
first woman Senator, Mrs. W. H.
Felton. The appointment is but an
earnest of what the voters of Geor?
gia and of other states are likely to
do in coming years. There is no rea?
son why women should not take
their place in what Mrs. Felton,
with pardonable elation, describes
as "the most exalted body, in the
known world," nor is there any pop?
ular prejudice against their doing so.
Since Mrs. Felton's successor prob?
ably will be elected before the Sen?
ate neconvenes she will have no part
in its deliberations, and that is re?
grettable, for she seems amply quali?
fied at the ripe age of eighty-seven
to take a hand in statecj'yft. Her
late husband was a Rep>"?.ntative
from-Georgia for several tt#'ms, and
that he was a liberal-minded and
progressive Congressman was per?
haps due in a measure to the influ?
ence of the new Senator, who man?
aged his campaigns and stumped for
hira the while she fought for wom?
an's suffrage. There is no political
aloofness about Mrs. Felton. She
was ?Senator Watson's friend as well
as Governor Hasdwick's and she did
Mr. Harding the good turn of giving
him "the lay of the land" in Dixie a
few weeks before his inauguration.
Like the President, Mrs.-Felton is a
competent journalist. She is also a
woman of letters whose namo is
trailed by honorary college degrees.
History should save a.minor niche
for the first woman Senator of the
United States?the first, probably,
of a long and distinguished line.
Concerning Senator Caraway
More ignorance about anything
than Senator Caraway, of Arkan?
sas, packed into his interview on
Europe has seldom been achieved.
And his manera were as bad as his
To call France "petted" and
"spoiled" when after four years she
has'received neither the agreement
for support against attack nor any
substantial payment toward the re?
building of her devastated cities
and villages is to talk rubbish.
To call the Prime Minister of an?
other country "a sort of village un?
dertaker" may seem the height of
humor at Jonesboro, Ark. Yet one
cannot help considering how Jones?
boro would like it if a French Sen?
ator described an American Presi?
dent with the same consideration
and respect.
Senator Caraway, being a Demo?
crat, liked the League of Nations.
So after insulting all Europe he
ended upon a high noto of brother?
ly love, thereby rounding out a per?
fect day of ignoranco and bad
More Truth Than Poetry
By James J. Montajue
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The Optimist
No wonder that the robins sing
When April's skies are gray;
The cheerful rascals know that
Is not so far away.
Who couldn't pipe a happy song,
However raged the storm,
Who knew the world 'ere very
Would all be bright and warm?
But when the leaves, all red and,
Are scattered 'round about;
When keen'and glittering with the
Tho frosty stars shine out,
Comes little Mr. Chickadee,
Brim full of joyous cheer,
And chirrups: "Have a smile with
For winter'll soon be here!"
He knows, as well as you and I,
About the cold and snow.
He knows how bitter through the
The biting blizzards blow.
But, even though the silver frost
Is on his feathery wings,
He cries: "Cheer upl All isn't
Let's make the best of things!''
It's little trouble to be gay
And sing a cheerful tune
When one is sure that flowering
Will spread her carpet soon.
But he who chants his serenado
When winter gales blow rough,
And snows come on apace, is
Of real heroic stuff!
Russian gamblers sometimes fleece
patrons out of millions of rubles,
but they always escape prosecution
because no money is involved.
A Cash Business
The unfortunate bootlegger is never
able to charge anything off l?a in?
come tax return for bad debts.
Not So Cheering
The chief result of the ceal strike
is that we now get the bill before we
get the coal.
(Copyright by James J. Montague)
The Keystone of Peace
To the Editor of The Tribune.
Sir: What has been happening in
Europe since the armistice discussion
started, in October, 1918? Influences
have been at work ever since to induce
tho London government to adopt a self?
ish policy, advocated as purely British.
Gradually this had the effect to com?
pel France to pursue a French policy.
Those who were promoting anti
French views in England, the forces
behind Keynes et al., also have done
their devious worst to arouse distrust
of Great Britain in France, as also to
encourage a hermit policy on the part
of the United States. By spreading dis?
cord among the victors, it was ex?
pected that a combination between the
vanquished coalition and Soviet Russia
would be facilitated. This inevitably
means another war, from which civili?
zation will not recover.
Anglo-French accord is the keystone
of peace. This doe's not mean that
England is to make the decisions and
France is to carry them out. The
British nation ought to be capable of
evolving a policy of real co-operation
with France. The partnership which
won the war was one of equals, avnd
there had to be much give and take
before victory was attained, only to
be dimmed by unfair play at Paris, of
which- France was tho victim. The
spirit which gave us the great advance
in the summer of 1918 must be re?
vived, each must do his share, fault?
finding should be perceived to bo what
it is, an aid to those who wish to undo
the results of tho victory. The Ameri?
can people have been and are duped
by those who say secretly: "Germany
lost the war, but will 'yet win the
M. Poincar? has deserved well of the
civilized world by averting the im?
mediate danger of a resumption of
hostilities. That is a good starting
point. The Turkish army should be
kept in Asia and will be if a Franco
British-American partnership for
the maintenance of peace is Te
stored. Each one must do his part.
New York? Oct. 2, 1922.
The Tower
Copr., New Turk Tribune Inn,, 1023
There will bo very few laws in The
Almost Perfect State. Such laws as
there are will exist only for the pur?
pose' of being violated, as people are
so In the habit of violating laws that
It would bo a pity to take that Bimple
pleasure from them.
* * *
Any one who wishes to violate a
law, h'oAvever, will be compelled to
withdraw to a distance from his fellow
men, so that tho violation will not in?
terfere with them.
Every citizen of The Almost. Perfect
State will be a law unto himself. The
violation of law, therefore, will be nn
internal row within the ego of each
individual; a necessary thing if the in?
dividual is to grow into something
* ? *
Self-Improvement will be one of the
in-and-outdoor sports of tho A. P. S<?
but any one who talks about self-im
provement, uplift and so forth will be
boiled in asphalt.
* * *
The asphalt obtained by boiling these
persons will be used to pave central
courts In the chief cities of the A. P. S.
Then persons of levity and beauty
and understanding will como and dance
on the asphalt.
* '????
Levity Is the result of spiritual and
aesthetic poise. A person who is grop?
ing and struggling and fighting for
such polso is worried and grave. All
progress is toward levity through
gravity. Weight, then wings. But it
is the wings which are the goal, not
tho weight. Weight in itself is not
the thing desired or to be desired.
I ? * *
People who understand only weight
and gravity are trivial half-people.
The really serious persons are those
who know about levity and wings.
* * *
If a series of frightful biological
massacres is necessary to clear the world
ef too much gravity and prepare it for
a new species vowed to levity and joy,
let the gods attend to that. It is for
such things that we have created the
gods. If they fail us, we Will create
new ones. Dut it would be ? mistake to
assist too gravely and consciously in
the creation of new gods and new
species. It is not something that can
be done by committee meetings,
* i- *
Hug the thought to the solar plexus,
say nothing about it and nature will
do tho rest,
* * *
Suppose nature doesn't?
Very well, then, nature will have te
be changed,
* * ?
In tho creation of new gods to as?
sist us in the creation of new species
wo may somo timo stumblo onto the
idea that we are the gods.
* * *
If we should find that out, let us
not be too grave about it. Let us recog?
nize that our wings are to frivol with.
The goal of all civilization, all re?
ligious thought and all that sort of
thing is simply to Havo a Good Time.
But man gets so solemn over the
process that he forgets the end.
* ?t> ? *
Law and anarchy, order and chaos,
weight and wings are necessary to
make up the universe. Duality is the
essence of all myths, religions, sciences,
cosmic conceptions. Progress seems to
bo toward an equilibrium; Perhaps- it
is toward tho explosion which follows
an instant of equilibrium. Equilibrium
attained by the touching of thencga
tive and positive poles of the eternal
paradox may vanish in tho spark
evoked, and the universe fly to dust
and flinders, to start the process of
creating itself all over again.
* ?? *
Maybe creating itself is all the fun
it gCt3.
? * ?
You should worry about the explo?
sion that comes the instant after
equilibrium?equilibrium which is the
goal of all things and which is at the
same time unthinkable and impossible
?you should worry about this explo?
sion. It will be a long time coming;
you should worry about it.
? <? m
That is, if you want to worry, it is
the only thing in the universe you
have to worry about.
? ? *
The business of humanity is: getting
* ? *
Not wings to fly solemnly with.
Wings to frivol with. You will not
worry them into existence. You wilt
get them by acting as if you already
have them and thinking you have them.
* * *
Perhaps there are people who do not
want wings. Very well, there is a
place for them, too. They shall be
tho tails to our kite. And all this is
implicit in the story of Martha and
Mary. Martha, who had weight and
the sense of duty; Mary, who flew
straight toward joy because she had
? * *
Unless you have levity and wings
you shall not enter The Almost Per?
fect State.
?Some day Aunt Prudence Heckle
bury and the Old Soak will meet in
our office, and we will find it diffi?
cult to explain to the one wha.t we
see in the other.
The Democracy of New York
State sits around and waits for Mur?
phy to make up his mind, just as if
he had one.
The way to gain a reputation for
geniality and good nature is to let
people see you could bo mean as
h-1 if you took a notion.
We suppose King Con3tantine will
now write his Memoirs also.
Don Marquis.
Copyright, 1022, Xew Tork Tribun? Ina.
The Mistress of the Seas b$ mium Brom Mdom
Tho following is the fifth install?
ment of Mr. Mcloney'8 story of tho
American merchant marine:
God bless her wheresoe'er tha braezo
Her snowy wings ?hall fan,
Beside tho froren Hebrides
Or Sultry lllncioostan!
Where'er in mart or on the main,
With peaceful flag: unfurled,
.She helps to wind tha silken chain
Of commerce round tha world.
Her pathway on the open mala
May blessflngs follow free,
And glad hearts welcome back again
Her whito salla from tha seat
So Whittier sang of a Yankee clip?
per. Tha theme of Longfellow's "The
Building of the Ship" was Donald Mc?
Kay's Great Republic, which was turned
out at East Boston on October 4, 1853.
Upon tho discovery of gold in Aus?
tralia American yards began building
for that trade. Donald McKay took the
lead, beginning by selling to English
owners the Sovereign of tho Seas, which
during, the eleven months that ho had
owned her earned him $200,000. The
Lightning followed her, and on her
maiden crossing from Boston to Liver?
pool made a run of 436 miles In twen?
ty-four hours ? a steady average of
IS 1-6 knots, tho longest authenticated
day's distance over covered by a wind
propelled vessel.
Aboard the Lightning
What was happening aboard the
Lightning on that memorable day,
March 1, 1S34, tho initiate and the
uninitiate, too, may imagine with thl3
abstract of her log before them:
"Wind, south. Strong gales; bore
away for the North Channel; carried
away the foretopsail and lost jib; hove
tho log several times and found the
ship going through the water at the
rate -of 18 or 18% knots; lee rail under
water and rigging slack."
It was not until 1889, thirty-one
I years afterward, that an oceangoing
| merchant steamer exceeded that day's
work. The Lightning, three years
| afterward, was to come within six
miles of her own record, when, as an
: Australian Black Ball liner, running
| her casting down, she made 430 miles,
j The Australian Trade
Foremost among the lines striving
j for supremacy in the Australian trade
, were the White Star, the same that is
plying the Atlantic to-day, and James
Haines's Black Ball Line.
To meet the advantage gained by the
i Black Ball's possession of the Sov
? ereign of the Seas, the White Star
I chartered the American clippers Char
i iot of Fame, Blue Jacket and Bed
\ Jacket, the last one of the few great
? Maine-built greyhounds. The Chariot
| of Fame, a McKay ship, went out to
Melbourne from Liverpool in sixty-six
days; the Blue Jacket, out in sixty
seven and home In eighty-nine.
During tho next two years the Don?
ald McKay yards contributed to the
Australian Black Ball fleet such wonder
ships as the Champion of the Seas,
Jame3 Baines and Donald McKay and
? the Japan and Commodore Perry. All
I were record breakers; the Lightning
and James Baines the most famous.
The James Baines ran in twelve days
and six hours from Boston Light to
Rock Light, Liverpool; the Donald Mc?
Kay from Boston to Cape Clear, Ire?
land, in twelve days, making a record
twenty-four hour run of 421 miles.
On her first voyage from Liverpool
to Melbourne the Lightning did no bet?
ter than the Sovereign of the Seas-?
seventy-seven days; but on her return
passage she hung up the record of
sixty-three days, making a run of 3,722
miles in ten consecutive days and do
Miss Fitziu on Miss Duncan
To the Editor of The Tribune.
Sir: Isadora Duncan at Ellis Island!
The gods may well laugh! Isadora
Duncan, to whom the school of classi?
cal dancing in America owes its
foundation, put in the class of
dangerous Immigrants!
Here is an American artist of the
very first rank, a woman whose art is
developed to a subtlety almost beyond
appreciation, a dancer who puts into
her performances not only the ex?
quisite perfection of rhythm and poetry
of movement, but a vivid and restless
imagination that is unsurpassed in the
realm of the dance?put into a deten?
tion pen!
And ?all the trouble seems to have
arisen from the simple fact that Miss
Duncan has exercised the privilege of
marrying whom she pleased, and that
her husband happens to be a youthful
Russian poet. All those who know
Miss Duncan know that she is an
artist little interested in social and.
economic problems and her husband is
an artist liko her.
When we Americans reach a point
where wb are willing to disown our
own?for Miss Duncan is our own?
when our own have contributed some?
thing priceless to ourk native art, it
is surely time to protest. I do not be?
lieve that we have reached that point,
but as our immigrant officials ap?
parently do believe it, I hereby register
my feeble protest. ANNA FITZIU.
New York, Oct. 2, 1922.
Rising in the World
(From The Boston Transcript)
Flacing studios on the roofs of New
York warehouses may bo taken as evi?
dence that industry is elevating art.
? ' f\
For Surrogate Cohalan
To the Editor of The Tribune.
Sir: As a union man (a member of
"Big Six"), and as an independent
voter, permit mo to make an appeal
to the workingmen of Manhattan to
support tho independent candidacy of
John P. Cohalan for Surrogate of New
York County for the following reasons:
First?Because of tne great moral is?
sue of civic purity involved in the at?
tempt that has been made by the bosses
of the Democratic and Republican
parties to oust an honest and efficient
judge from tke most important court
for the mass of the people in this
Second?Because it should be the de?
sire of every good citizen to keep all
courts free from the corrupting in?
fluences of political jobbery.
Third?And most important of all to
the workers, because if Cohalan pre?
sides over the court, popularly known
as "the Widows and Orphans' Court,"
the poor people's interests will bo
properly taken care of by a man who
knows neither creed, race nor color?
only justice for all.
"Fourth?Because he has already
given proof of his ability by fourteen
years of meritorious service and has
the courage to be the Surrogate and
not a rubber Btamp.
New York, Oct. 2, 1922.
The Endurance Test
(From The Boston Herald)
The frazzled ending of the shop?
men's contest with the railroads shows
again that the strike is as stupid a
means of settling a dispute as it would
be to give a judgment in court to the
party that could hold his breath the
ing 412 miles for her best dsy's'TOJ
On this voyage she carried tffiMj?
in gold and dust.
The James Baine?, skiing on Decs
ber 9, 1854, on the same passage, toja
420 miles during a sixty-three daj-j
She came home in sixty-nine d?yi,ta
sailing round the globe in 132 dtjii
The Baines was a marveloua &Ulj
let her !og of an Australian jsb*??
in 185G bear witness:
"June 16: At noon sighted s As
in the distance ahead; at 1 p. uLsbt^
side of her; at 2 p. m. out of ???j
astern. The James Baines wa? pt^?
seventeen knots with main ts?s5
| set; the Libertas, for such was i
name, was under double-reefed ?
"June 17: Lat. 41 8., Leng. IM!
ship going twenty-one knots with Ml
skysail set."
This Is the highest authentic ??a
ship record.
The Glory That Was Own
It must be kept in mind that dot
all this brave, glorious period ?
! clippers represented but a saisi! ?*
j of merchant shipbuilding, r.ot.onlri
i this country but also in Great Br!ta-S
j There were other trades, and profiti?
ones, wherein cargo-carrying capt?
\ came before speed. Our shipping ?
? gaged in foreign commerce had M
creased from 943,307 tons in 18? ?
2,268,196 tons in 1857. And, t?W
the evening of our greatness ?si ?a *
this total was to go en inuwitof "'
to the outbreak of the Ciril B? J
The United States was t'asX^?1^
of the Seas. Ship for ship?e?Ijj W
ordinary merchantman? the l'r'JH
States dominated tha commerce offl
world; but as 1857 was the eveE*
of the clippers, so it was the aftemcj
of our merchant marine in f??*
commerce. The following yesr f
the cessation of the postal snbsiij
the United States had been psjajj
a decade to maintain the it,rred "
on the North Atlantic in eompe^
with Britain's subsidized Cunar*}
The day of iron had dawnei ?^
were not prepared for iw jl
economically or politically. !
John Willis Griffiths lived to j
coma one of America's foremost W?
architects and long enough to,
the white-winged ship? of Ms j*jj
dreaming become no raore t .
memory among his fellow county
He died in New York in his senjj
third year. ' Ancient Greece would ,
ranked such a genius with m&jM
Archimedes. Rome would have *m
him riches. If he had been a B? vjm
Westminster Abbey would be **JM
ing place and English schco! ci> ?jj
would know his fame and wes? H
lands on his birthday. B.:t be W
American, and he is forgotten ?? JM
a few lines in an occasion? *|||
pedia. ?a^H
Gone is the clipper, with hw*TJ[
sails and skysaus and ^^"LJE
ringtail spankers and Jamie u???
Jib-o-jibs; gone the tribe of FgH
mariners that fretted the u*fy|
seas with her spurning keel. *?JM
than a painted ship on a P*1**^?
remains of the great merchsstf'jg
they created. \?LW&
Still, that painted ship is ? '^jH
in this hour of a helpless an i "^?ffl
commerce;?a challenge to ?i ? JjjjS?
remember Its sea heritage anr-^M
the independence on the *'ite^B
earth which It once risked Y^M
to establish. ., J$
{From -The Heritage ?? *$&JH
Halted l?y thv. Macmlllan CO; ?' frtm*
printed by permission from LifS
Kvenlnn Post." Copyright, \X^s]sWm
Curtis Publlsblo? Coiapany, ??"? n

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