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ington ngto Post announces aounc that it has ha learned learnoiwith leared learedMwith learnedwith
with some som little lte amusement that Mr MrCHARLES lf lfrCHARLES
CHARLES CHARLS F MCBPHT MURPIY unrii the Tammanj Tammanjloader Tay Tayl Tainmanyleader1
l I loader proposes prope Mto to bring brng Mayoreleci MayoreleciMcCLELLiN Mayorlec MayorclectMcCzLLLN
I McCLELLiN lcCLLN Into the Presidential Pridental arena areniViext aa aaex arenaext
Viext ex ext year The Te amusement amu8ment of our con contemporary cn cni conI >
i I temporary + rnporary ya is not caused cused by anything ayhing it ittiemain in int Inte
t te tiemain mpra e ma main proposition propton that strikes strke Iti Itiedost Is IsI its itssiae
edost I siae of the th ridiculous rdiclo It regards rga Mr MrMoCucUAN MrM Mri
i MoCucUAN M N8 as a fine fe young man ma able abltand ale alef ableanApopu1ar
and adds that he would woukamost wouldf
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f n amost im ino4 acceptable apablePiden President Presidenttioklea PreeIdentWat
r Wat tioklea toketh the Washington Wahinton Potf Potfla por porrlbI PosarIaib1sfa
rlbI rIaib1sfa W la the te alleged alege circumstance crcstc tha thaCCLELLAN that thatM thatMr
M Mr fCCLLIAN CCLELLAN CCLN having hvng been bn born borniiDresden bor in inDee inBaiony
Dresden Dee Bazony Sony on November Novembr 231805 231805IB 218 218I 23 1865 1865I
I IB not nfeUible eligible under uner the Constitution ConstitutionOur Cnttton CntttonO
Our O learned le e and ad acute contemporary contemporaryproceeds contemporry contemporrypoodthuoroly
7 proceeds poodthuoroly prooeedhumorously humorously thus thusI
I jr I It I mar m U that tat a little Ine thing ttttn like lie ni tnt Constitu Constitution Cumu Cumui ¬
tion a 00 win w not Dob be t considered eOltdered by b Mr Mcmpnr MtPDr but butw butJ butw
J w 1 take e IttnaKhe IUla hl few remaining rmalnr millions mlliona of Ameri American Amer Amerc ¬
i 1 t c can dttteaa ct wVl I view vw the situation aluaton In n a serious seriousBfhl aerloUlt erou erouf
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f I Suppressing Suplg its it mirth mrh as a wel8 well as it can canthe c cI canthe
I the te Washington WCnt Poet is good go enough to toexpound tor tozpundthe
r expound esdthefcaen zpundthe the fundamental law that tht ex excludes excuyW exdud ¬
cludes cuyW dud yooagMr McCLELLAN MCLL from the tbehlghoffioe thehgofoba theghoeforwhch
hgofoba hlghoffioe ghoeforwhch fonrlnoh his hi hlsfatherwaaa father waa Wa a can candidate cn cndldat candldateinlsd4 ¬
didate dldat dldateinlsd4 dldateinlsd4Tb in i IBM IBMTh 18 > ICttDI
Th Constitution CttDI CoaIttt12UtVtdaL00f tiijTia v4 among aor other aUr tbtogs tbtogsthat lh IngI IngIthat
that 111 th0 t 4 President P4 ot n e ts united tle4 States S most mU b be bela a anattv aiuye
la nattv iuye bam dtlten dtl Walls WU It I U true tro tnt that Il Mr MrMcCKJJOts MrC MrwocLIL1L1c
McCKJJOts C I birth birh ln > Saconr 8 waa a clreanutaoo clreanutaooover olrllc olrllcaver otrounitcsover
aver over which we h le be had ha no control q1 and ad whlob wob might mighthave mrlt mrlthav 1cbt 1cbthave
hav have been b es avoided avide It I hla h lit parents 1t had ba foreseen 1 the thacontingency thecltnrot theconttnteflel
contingency cltnrot which Wlch now no arise ad the te fact fat remains remainsthai fa remenathat
thai he Is not ot a native late bora1 bora1citizen bo baT1 citizen dtlZe He WM w bom bomabroad bomabra bornabroad
abroad abra H HI < cannot elo bop pe to t achieve Ichlove that thathigh thathigh
high 1111 honor bcorVn1el Ortw tmltsa be manace malc ans to t be born boraIIID boraIIIDTe again againThe igatnThe
The Te amusement aumet of the Poet will wl be beshared b beehared
other who read its itslearned itslearned
I shared shard by many my oter r ii
learned leare exposition exiton of the law governing governingeligibility goverg govergI governingeligibility
I eligibility elgibty to the office ofo of President PresidentSupposing Prdent PrdentI PreeldentSuppoetng
I Supposing 8upplg that Mr M MURPHY MUPY really rey enter entertains entr entri entertaint ¬
taint ta the purpose purp attributed atrbut to him hm by bythe bythe bythe
i he will begin beginto
the Washington Wahigon newspaper n ppr wl bg
to ask ak himself himel whether Mr M M McCtELLAN McCtELLANis MCCLLLN MCCLLLNi8
is even eve eligible el ible for Mayor i 1f t the acci accident ace accit ¬
t dent of his hlblrh birth in Dresden Dre deprives depriveshim deprv depriveehim
the of natural citizenship citizenshipfor
him of rights rght natura ctienhp ctienhpfor
for a citizen citzen must mut either be b a natural natu one oneor oneor
4 or a naturalized naturalied one If I Mr r McCLELLAN McCLELLANwas McLN McLNwa
was wa not born bor a citizen ctIen when did he take takeout takeout takeout
out his hi naturalization natraiton papers papersWe papr papersWe
We think th however that the anxiety axey of ofthe ofthe ofiik
iik I the Hon Ho CHABLEB CJ8 F MURPHY over ovr this thisquestion thi thisj
j J question quoton will wi abate abae somewhat when hen he heconsults hecut heI
I consults cut his hi copy cpy of the United Unie States StatesConstitution State StatesI
I Constitution Cnttut ConstitutEiTd1soovet amftfisoovefs T ove that the thelearned theea theI
I learned expounder expunde in i Washington Wahigon has hasmisquoted hasmisquoted a amiqut
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misquoted miqut that t t instrument intrment In I the theclause te tei theclause
the for forthe t brthe
clause prescribing qualifications r rI
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the thePrldeno ca Presidency there ther is nothing nothng about aboutbeing abotbing aboqtI
I I being bing native natve born bor This is the exact exactlanguage exaC
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language languageNoperson
1 lagage lagageN
Noperson N Jp fO except exept a natural natur6 bom citizenor cize ctUzen or orcitizen a acitizen ai ait
t citizen etz of the United Unld States stael at the time of the to adop adoption adopf adoption ¬
f tion toot of this Constitution CnltUtOD shall Ihal be eligible llllo to 1 the theoffice theomce theonce
office of President PresidentThe Pldet PldetY PrestdentThe
Y The question que ton therefore is not whether whetherMr whetherlrMcCLELAN whetherMr
lrMcCLELAN Mr McCLELiiAN was W born bor in Saxony or in inNew inNew inNew
New York or New Jersey Jerey but whether whetherhe
he was W born a citizen citzen or became one by bynaturalization bynturalzaton bynaturalization
naturalization nturalzaton Natural Xatura born bor citizens citzens of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the required require age are eligible elglbe to the office officeof ofce ofceof omceof
of President Preident Fortunately Forunately the statutory statutorylaw 8tatutor
t t law has ha left no doubt as a to t what wht in the theintention theJ theintention
J intention inten on of the framers fraer of the Consti Constitution Cnst Constituition ¬
tuition tuton constituted cn8ttute a natural born bor citi citizen cii ciif citiI ¬
I f zen There has never been any doubt doubtsince doubtI doubt4iflCO
I since the first frt naturalization naturalzation law en enacted enr ¬
r 1 acted acte in 1790 170 declared deared that Mthe the children childrenof chidren chidrenji
ji I of citizens ctzen8 of the United Unite States Stat that may maybe maybe maybe
be born bor beyond sea or out of tho juris jurisdiction jurisdiction ¬
I diction dicton of the United Unie States State shall shal be held heldus
I us lI natural naturl born bor citizens ctzen8 provided provide that thatthe thatIi thatI
I I the right r igh to of fCitZe citizenship n8h Ip shall sha 1 not descend descendto
1 to to persons peronA whoso fathers father have never neverbeen neveri
f i been resident reident in the United Unie States State The Thepresent Theprelm ThepresRt
Ii present prelm statutory law lawdatng dating from 1855 1855dronsfthe 185 1855f
1 f S dronsfthe dror droj4hewbrd th word natural as I ufmeces ufmeces8nrycf unece8 unece8fllCrUt inineeesitryctlut
8nrycf fllCrUt itryctlut > ut provides provlde for Mr MCCLELLANB MCCLELLANBeligibility McLELLNS McLELLNSclglbit McCLELLANSeligibility
eligibility clglbit not the less unmistakably unmI8tkabl oh ohthat or on onthat
that account accountSECTION accountSrIS
1 SrIS SECTION rIo 1W3 1 2O3Mt 3AI All children chldren heretofore heelofdre born bor or orhereafter orhterer orbereftcr
hereafter hterer born bor out of the limits Iml and Jurisdiction Jurisdictionof lursdlcton lursdlctonof
of the United Cnled States lle whose fathers fathe1 were weie or may marbe maybe maybe
be at the time tme ot their blrtl birth cltlrena clzenaot of the United UnitedStates Ulltrc UlltrcRlsrs UnItedtuatea
States Rlsrs are lr declared ddared to bo citizens ctien of oflbe the United UnitedStater Ulltr UnitedStatCF
Stater but the rights rchts of citizenship cltleshlp shall bal not notdescend notdrseend notdeeend
descend to 1 children chidren whose fathers falher never resided In Inthe InIhe tothe
the United States StatesIf StatetIf late lateI
If I Mr Ir MURPHY MURIIY should stlnld succeed succe in innomi innominatng Innominating nomi nominating ¬
nating natng Mr GEORGE B MCCLELLAN lcCLELLN for forPresident forPreident forPresident
President Preident and in electing electng him to that thatoffice thatofce thatoffice
office ofce there would be b no Constitutional Constitutionalobstacle Cn Constitutionalobstacle tuto nal nalob8tace
obstacle ob8tace to his inauguration inaugration Mr MrMcCLKLLAN MrlcLBLJ MrMCCLELLAN
McCLKLLAN lcLBLJ is 8 a natural ntural born bor citizen citizenHis ctzen ctzenI citizenI
I His birth bi th naturalized naturalze him himThe himI himrue
I birh
I The Oregon Country CountryThe Couutryoe CountryThe
The oe State of Oregon and the city cty of ofPortland otPortand ofPortland
Portland Portand are arranging aranging an international internationalexposition Interatonal InteratonalexpRlton Internationalexposition
exposition expRlton to be held in the summer of of105ln
1005 105ln in celebration celebraton of the onehundredth onehundredthanniversary onehundrdth onehundrdthnnniveral onehundredthttnniVersary
anniversary nnniveral of tho exploring explorngexpel explorngexpelton expedi expedition expedition ¬
tion ton of ofCapt Capt MERIWKTHKR ERlwtTIKR LEWIS and andCapt andCpt
4 Capt Cpt WILLIAM WILLIM CLARK CJRK from frm the Missis Mississippi Misataslpnl i8i ¬
j sippi to the Pacific Pacfc in 18040506 84050 The TheState TheStat TheEState
State Stat has appropriated ap roprlled 500000 500 for the theexpenses theexpnse theexpenses
expenses expnse of the fair Portland Portad has 1M con contributed contribute cont ¬
t tributed tribute 400000 400 nnd it is raising ri81ng another anotherJ
J 1100000 1100 100000 and the United Unied States Stte Govern Government Gover Govermet Governmont ¬
mont met has been ben asked Ike to t contribute contribut 12 2
126000 126000It 1260
It is i proposal propoP to t add d to the tie funds fu 8 for forthe forthe forthe
the fair by minting mlnt mInt1n Jefferson Jolermea medals medalsin
in facsimile faCiml of tho medals meas bearing brng a aportrait aprrat aportrait
portrait prrat ofTHOMAS JEFFERSON which whichwere whichwere whichwere
were distributed diltrbute among aong the Indians India8 by byLEWIS byLEWIS byLEWIS
LEWIS and CLARK CJRK and also al facsimiles facsimilesof faclmie faclmieot
of ot the te M Beaver Bever money of Oregon Orgon Ter Territory Terrtor Toyritory ¬
ritory rtor and ad placing placng them on on sale for the thebenefit thebneft theb
benefit bneft b nefit of the exposition expositionTho expsiton expsitonne
I The Treasury TreMur Department Deparment has h com compiled compie cornt ¬
t piled pie a table showing the receipts reoipts of the thegeneral theKeeral theJ
J Keeral general Government Goverment from customs cltml and apdinternal aQdintral andinternal
internal intral revenue reveue sources lourc from tr fro m 1851 181 to tothe tothe tok
k the end ofthe ofte of the fiscal year Ylar 190203 It is isshown ish Isshown
shown h w that the thetotacustims total customs receipts recelptsi
e II t c
i 1l
from frm the ports pr and adt districts embra embrawithto embr embraced embracedwithin <
within wth theTerritory tleTert for fiftytwo ftwo yc ycwere ye yewer years yearswere
wer were 120357804 pS571 Of this th sum 8 11131028 11131028waa 11910288 11910288wa 11810286was
collected at Portland and 13716
was
wa clO Prd a 1316 1316OU12
04312 in Oregon Orgon Washington contrib contributed cntib oontrlbuted
Wahngn
uted ut 1801532 0015362 and ad the th remainder remander wa wacollected wa waolectd was wascollected
collected olectd in Idaho Idah and ad Montana MontanaThe Monta MontaThe MontanaThe
The internal intral revenue rvenue receipts rolpts in i th thsome the thesae thesame <
some sae period pro amounted aountd to 114255800 114255800Of 11258 14255809Of
Of 0 this thi 11806102 18102 came cme from the Oregon Oregotdistrict Orgon Orgonditric Oregondistrict
district ditric and ad the remainder remander from th thWashington the theWMhlngon theWashington <
Washington WMhlngon and Idaho districts districtsfwrt ditrcs A Apar APart >
Part par of ofthe the receipts re sipta from the Washing Washington Wahig Wahigton
those foithe for torUt forthe
ton Territory 1errto are ar included in
the Ut Oregon district districtThe ditrct ditrctThe districtThe
The sale of public publo lands lad in the Tor Torritory Terrtory Torritory
ritory rtory has brought 12025744 20255744 into the tlustrong thetrng thestr9ng
strong box Of this 8403815 came canHfrom ce cefrom camefrom
from Washington WMhingon and ad 7016174 from frotrOregon fromOrkon fromOroon
Oregon Orkon Tho total income Icme of the Gov Government Goverment byernrnent
ernment erment from all al these thee sources 80urc has ha beer bn
54860057 54860057Since 689057 689057Sinc 54869057Since
Since Sinc 1867 187 the Government Goverment has ex expended expnde oxpended ¬
pended pnde 13181731 on the irrfprovemenl irrfprovemenlof irrovement irrovementof
of the rivers rver and ad harbors habor of the Ore Oregon Or Orgon Oregon ¬
gon country coutr In 1870 the expenditures expendituresamounted expnditure expnditureaoute expendituresamounted
amounted aoute to 28027 in 1895 15 they the reached reachedthe reachedth reachedthe
the th total tota of 1112877 1129877 Last Lt year they thejreached theyrche theyreached
reached rche an a aggregate agrgate of 891242 or 01more ormr ormore
more mr than tha has ha been bn spent spnt in any year yeaiexcept yearexopt yearexcept
exopt except 1895 since sinc 1807 1807These 187 187Tee 1867These
These Tee figures give but a slight slght idea ideeof ideaof ideaof
of the contributions cnbuton fg to the nations nationswealth natons natonswelth nationswealth
welth wealth fromthe Oregon Orgon country coutr They Theyserve Theyscr Theyserve
serve scr to recall rc vividly vvdly however the thevast thet thevaat
vast t wealth weth of the empire which LEWIS LEWISand LEWISad LEWISand
and ad CLARK CIRt were wer the theft first to explore exploreThe exploreTe exploreThe
The Te Secretary Secretar of War on the Witness WitnessStand WltnenStand WitnessMtand
Stand StandSecretary StandScretar MtandSecretary
Secretary Scretar ROOT is Inaccurately Inaccuratly re reported repre yeported ¬
ported by the World and other news newspapers newsppr newspapers ¬
papers pre which hich represent reprnt him as stating statingto sttng sttngto
to ppr the Senate Senat Committee Commtee on Military MilitaryAffairs Mitry MitryAlalrs MilitaryAffairs
Affairs Alalrs thai tht all al the specific spfo charges ever everformulated everforuat everformulated
formulated foruat against agant WOOD have been bn care carefully cre crefuly carefully ¬
fully fuly Investigated Invetgat by the War Depart Department Depr Departmont ¬
ment and ad found foud without wthout justification justificationThe justfcaton justfcatonTe
The Te reason ren why we are sure su that tht Score Secretary Bore Borety Scoretary ¬
made the foregoing foregoingstatement foregoingstatement
tary ty ROOT has ha not torgolng torgolngstment
statement stment is this thisWhen tis tisWen thisWhen
When Wen the conflict confct of testimony ttmony arose arosebetween aroscbwe arosebetween
between bwe Major RTJNCIE RVCIE and ad Gen Gn WOOD WOODas WOODa
as a to t responsibility rpnibUty for the article arice attack attacking attck attcki attacking ¬
BROOKE BROOKEhad BROOKBba BitooKEhad
ing i Gen Gn BROOKE and ad when Gen
had ba demanded demnde an inquiry inqury and when whenRUVCIK whenRUC whenRuciE
RUVCIK RUC practically prctcly challenged caleng the fullest fullestinvestigation fulet fuletivetgton fullesttnvmtigation
investigation ivetgton of that incident incdet Secretary SecretaryROOT Scrtry ScrtryROT SecretaryRooT
ROOT ROT himself hmsel wrote wote to t Gen Gn WOOD as asfollows asfolow asfollows
follows followsI folow folowI
I dont dOD like lke the to teat paragraph plrarrapl of RUNCIBB RUNCIBBletter EWecIasletter tICIa tICIaler
letter ler to t you OU 1 will Dot lot however bote waste t any aD 07 time timela tlne tlneIn timeIn
In discussing dllUDrthe the matterfurther mattr fher It 1 tt el cor char ar thai thaipusltt 110 110u iSaSpuW4
pusltt u conttdtreitoni C4r condiraUonsoftMhtQhflf l ef o tlu MeluM hl tmporttnci lpronC artitng artitngout orn orno
out o of o tlu 1 th ntauttlit 1 of o tft 1M U futttn tlU of o Cufta and tier tierihadotdng O O1aoun overhadOwfflg
ihadotdng 1aoun all a pinonat pn quttttont qt ntutri qur that 10 Sha Ifilt IfiltIneiitnt II IICndI IM IMn1dnU
CndI Ineiitnt Mould 14 tt 0 closed vUhout IM further turr puNIc uOle uOlenlo til tilnation dl dlcunfon
nation nlo or o txtlonatton txtlonattonThat Zlanol ZlanolTt xpanaSlOnThat
That Tt ia f why we do not believe bleve that thatSecretary thatScety thatSecretary
Scety Secretary ROOTS RO8 testimony ttmon before bfore the theSenate theSnat theSenate
Snat Senate Committee Co mitt is i accurately accratly reported reportedin repore
in this instance instanceIB intnc intncTe instanceThe
Te The IB Little Litle Pin With Wih the Flag Flai on It ItUp I IUp 1tUp
Up to June Jue 301003 3 o 13 15110 1519 rural ra free freeelivery f freedelivery
delivery delver routes rout had been b established establishedhe Otllh establishedThework
Te Thework he work goes g on apace po People cry c cryfor cryforthem for forvhem forthm
them The rural rrl carriers urier are ae crying cg for formore formor formore
more mor pay py The Te Hon JOHN W MADDOX MADDOXB MDOX MDOXGora
B Georgia Gora Representative Reprntaive in i Congress Congresscries C Congresscries
cre cries that tht political pltc favoritism tavortim is i shown sow in inthe i inthe
the granting gratng or shelving shelvig of petitions piton for fornew fornew fornew
new routes route As A Mr MADDOX was W8 born bornin bor bornin
ln in 1848 188 his h apparent apparnt surprise sutpre that tht politics politicsshould pltc pltcshoud politicsshould
shoud should insert iner itself itsel into ito this th virtuous vruou de dependency depndenoy dependency ¬
pndenoy pendency of the Post POt Office Ofc Department Departmentcan Dprment Dprmentc
c can hardly haly be b genuine His Hi speech spC of last lastruesday IMtTueday lastTuesday
Tuesday Tueday on the subject and ad the te sparks sparksof sprk
of interrogatory dissent di8ent and ad explanation explanationtlirown expanaton expanatonthrow explanationthrown
thrown throw off of by other members membr give the thematerials thematral thematerials
matral materials for a curious eurol8 little ltte study of the thecomparative theompaatye thecomparative
ompaatye comparative political poltrl efficiency efoiency of Con Congressmen Cn Cnge8men Congresamen ¬
gressmen ge8men at the pie counter counterFour cunter cunterFour counterFour
Four States State Iowa Indiana Indiaa Ohio Illi Illinois Il liiinois ¬
nois have 5039 of the 15119 1519 routes route Add AddMichigan AddMichigan AddMichigan
Michigan Wisconsin Kansas Kasa and ad seven sevenStates sevenStlteslngularly sevenStitessLnguharly
Stlteslngularly StitessLnguharly States singularly enough seyen Repub Republican Republican ¬
lican le States Statehave Stateshave have onehalf onehal of all this thisbucolic thi thisbuctllc
bUclc bucolic pie The Te twelve Southern Suther States Stateshave Stae Stateshave
have fewer routes than tha Iowa and ad Indiana Indianatogether Indiaa Indiaatogether Indianatogether
together According Acor ng to Mr MADDOX MDDOX of of72iO
7270 petitions pettons for routes routs from trm the South Southern Suth Suther Southem ¬
ern er em States 1239 were rejected rjecej of 4068 4068from 4068from
from Iowa and ad Indiana Indiaa 322 322wer 322wore were rejected rejectedIs rjece
MIs Is not that remarkable asks ak the theGeorgian theGeorgian theGeorgian
Georgian Not a bit remarkable The TheSouthern TheSuther TheSouthern
Southern Suther roads are notoriously notorouly bad ba It Itis Itis Itis
is a kindness kindnes to the misguided mi8gide South Southerners Southerer Southerners ¬
erners erer who want wat jobs as I carriers errer to re reject r reject ¬
ject many Southern Souther petitions pttons But the theHoosier theHoosier theHoosier
Hoosier pikes pikc the old Roman roads roaW of ofIowa ofIowa ofIowa
Iowa invite invit travel Density of popula population ppula ppulation population ¬
tion has ha not been ben considered cnlderd Ease F of ofintercommunication ofintercmunicaton ofintercomniunication
intercommunication intercmunicaton must have been the thocriterion thecriterion thecriterion
criterion criterionMisled criterionMi81ed criterionMisled
Misled byhis theory theor Mr MADDOX MADDOXapplied MADDOXappled MADDOXapplied
applied appled statistics stat8tc to what are ae called calledcounty caled caledMcunty calledcounty
Mcunty county routes routethat routesthat that is places placs where wheretlje wher wheretle
tlemail tlje mail service servic is extended over the thewhole thewh thewhole
wh whole le county countyTake co ootintyTaketheaeStatevIowaaad ty tyTale
Take Tale TaketheaeStatevIowaaad these heal States Iowa lowaad and Indian Indian They Tbe Theyhare Theyhareelghtren hare hareeighteen hav havtllhten
eighteen tllhten of these cotnty cobnl routes route while whie the twelve twelveStates tweheStte twelveState
Stte States i I have named have only oa fourteen foureen and anl ot otthese oftbee otthese
tbee these fourteen fourten seven are located loaled In one district dlstrcl and andbat andat andbal
bat bal at happens baprns to t be a nepubllcan Republean district dltrct Laughter Laughteron lLUlhter lLUlhtern
on n the Democratic Demoeralc aide ldeJ tde Eight Elrh of those Ibos routes routesare rute rutear muteare
ar are locaiVdln loaj d In the State of Tennessee Teneee and ad of these theseseven thrc thrcaven theseseven
aven seven ar Ar4 In one districtIn Ihlrctln the distrlot repre represented repreaented reprosented ¬
sented byrny distinguished dltnruhhedfrcnd ditingutshedSrtend friend from Tennessee TennesseeMr TenneeerMr
rMr Mr BROWULOVT DROLWI I have no war to 1 make ml onmy onmyfriend on m mtrend my myftjend
friend trend Mr BROWNUDW BROWNLW because beCue I believe belev that but butfor butfor buttot
for him and his assistance allance I possibly plbl would not nothave nothve nothave
have obtained obtalne halt hal the routes rute that I have hae now for forI
I have called cale upon uponhtm him to 1 go o around arund andhelp and help me mela mcIn i iID
la this matter mater Yet the country countr Is supposed supprd to be berun bern berun
rn run by the Congress Cnlrc of the United Ualed States not by bymen brmen byInto
men who crawl and grovel Irelln In the dust before beore some someofficial someofflriai me meomclal
official of ofthe the Department DepartmentA Darmrt DarmrtA
A Congressman CongreSman doesnt docJt have to crawl crawluid crawlad crawland
and ad grovel but ho has to hustle hU8te and andbump ad adhump andhump
hump himself hlm8el as a Mr MrBRowNLW BROWNLOW does doesTor dQC doesfor
for instance in8tac As Mr MADDOX himself himselfioes hitelr hitelrdo himselfdoes
does do Ho admitted that he had ha got gotninetyone Rotninetyone gotninetyone
ninetyone routes in his hi district ditrct The TheHon Te TeHon TheHon
Hon JAMES JUIES A HEMENWAT of Uoonville UoonvilleInd floonvillemd oonvie oonvieInd
Ind reminded rminded him that u if the other othermembers othermembr othermembers
membr members of Congress Congr 8 had been as a suc successful sucosful sucoesful ¬
cessful osful as 8 the gentleman gentema from Georgia Georgiahero Geor Georgiathere ia iaher
hero her would be b more mor than tha 34944 of these theseroutes thee theseroutef I Iroute
routes route or more mor than twice twio the actual actuallumber actualnumber I Inumbr
lumber numbr So Mr MADDOX had done twice twiceis tio I Iwel
as is well wel as he had hd any reason rlon to expect expectMr expct expectMr I
Mr MADDOX iIADDX said sld that take out Olt the theitos thecitc thecities
citc cities itos and ad you will wi find fnd about seventy BeventyIve seent seventyfive I I Iin
five fve of oUhe the liveliest lvelet members membr of the House Housen Houseinthese
in inthese n these thee seven Bven sevenStutes States State so affluent afuent in routes routessTaturaly route routesNaturaUy
sTaturaly Natu ly the Indiana Indiaa men are ar among amonghe aong aongthe amongthe
the he liveliest lvelet Of O Indianas Indiaas 1882 182 peti petiions pt petitions
ions ton8 1113 113 were granted The Te theory theoryf theor theorot
ot > f Mr HEMENWAY is I that the people pople of ofIowa otIow ofIowa
Iow Iowa and ad Indiana and ad certain crain other otherMates otherStnte otherStates
Mates Stnte Mwera were educated up to rural de deiVcry de doUery
Ul iVcry ry HJtbould Ht H bOld have said sad that that the thei thezi
zi i > t l Uvj Lr f
Representatives Rp ntatve were educated euct up to it itEven ItEven I
Even Evo some Democrats Dmocat wer The Hon JAMES JAMEM JAMESM
M ROBINSON ROBI80N Democrat Democat of Indiana Indianaasked IndianaIked Indiananaked
asked Iked Mr M HBUBNWAY HlNWAY as a chairman chaira o othe of ofthe ofthe
the Committee Cmt on Appropriations Appropriatons to dis disavow d18avow disavow
avow that the rural rral free tr delivery delver service sorviahas src servicehas
Mha has been ben used ue in i Indiana for partisan partisaipurposes paisan paisanpurp38 partisanpurposes
purposes purp38 How many my routes has ha th thgentleman the theg thegentleman <
gentleman g nteman in his district asked aked Mr MrHEMENWAY MrHEMSWAY MrHEIENWAY
HEMENWAY HEMSWAY Mr ROBINSON confessed confeld to ttnearly tonearly tonearly
nearly a hundred hundredMrl hundr
Mrl 1r us HKMKNWAY IIIHAYAnd IIiwawwArAnd And the gentleman retsm entiemn Is I a Demo Democrat D Democtat = o ocrat
crat cratUr
Ur ROBINSON R08IIAIc floenceoxAnd And for that tht reason ru I ask Ik the thientiomn Ihesn theeast2eisn
entiomn sn to disavow that In Indiana IndlD at this thi tlm tlmIt time timeI timeit <
It I Is I used ued for partisan PrD purposes purposesMr pur purposeMr
Mr HKUKSWIT InNWAU It Is not no necessary ne to t disavow disavowIt dvow dvowI
It I Here Ier are ar two Democrats Demort neither members ol oltl6 ottl oftte
tl6 tl Committee Cmmltle on the e Post Office Ofce and ad Post 1051 Roads Roadsand Rs Rsand floadiand
and neither neiher having havn their ther seats set upon this hl side of the theHouse the10U theIIoue
House 10U with wtb more mor than twice Iwce the number numbr of routes routesthat rou routMthat e ehat
that they Ihr are ar entitled entied to t be given The member membeialways memberalwys memberaiway
always gets let the credit erel of securing lurar these thee routes rult and andIt andU andIt
It Is well wel understood unde1ld In Indiana Indau that JIM JD J1 ROBINSON ROBINSONcan R01 SON SONCn
can Cn get more mor free fra delivery delvr routes route than anybody anybodyelse aybody aybodyels anybodyelse
else els In Indiana Laughter LaughterNot LyrhterJ LyrhterJNot LaghterlNot
Not every ever member can c be a Jut ROBIN ROBINSON ROBI ROBISON RoBiNSON ¬
SON but he must bo b as a lively lvely as a he can canLively cn cnyclyMrMADDx canLivelyMrMADDOX
Lively LivelyMrMADDOX yclyMrMADDx Mr MADDOX gave a birdsoye blroe view viewof viewot viewof
of the rural delivery delver landscape landscapeGo lad8cap
M Go G up and ad look lol at that map In the office olee of the theSuperintendent tbeSupernteQlet theSupertntedent
Superintendent SupernteQlet of Rural Delivery Delver They Theyhave Tey Teyhne Tht2have
have a little ltle pin with wlh a flag lar da on It I and Ad they the win wi take taketbat takeU takethat
that U with wlU the agents aents name ne and ad set It I out In the thedifferent thedlerlt thedifferent
different dlerlt States State all al over ovr the country cualr Out O then thl t tthe h hIhe II IIthe
the middle West et It looks lols like lke a dense dee forest fore even evendown evendow evendown
down dow In Panama paaama Then Ten look over this Ihs vast vat terri territory ten tooltory ¬
tory lr which many man gentlemen renllee on this h aide ade represent representand rprset rprsetand representand
and you OU will wl see e what looks lols like lke an a occasional ocaons cot cottonwood cottnwod cottonwood
tnwod tonwood on a bald bsd prairie prairieMr pralre pralreMr prairieMr
Mr MADDOX forgets that rural rra free freedelivery fre fredelvery freedelivery
delivery delvery is educational eucatonal in its It purpose purposeTho puroe puroeTh purposeThe
The Th people pople down his hi way are ar not edu educated eu euct oducated ¬
cated ct up to it i The number numbr of cotton cottonwoods cton ctonwoos cottonwoods
woods woos may increase increae to some extent exnt in inproportion I inproportion
proportion proporion to the liveliness lvelneB of the South Southern Suth Suther Southera ¬
era er members member but there ther will w always away be bea b bea
a necessary nec81arv relation relaton between btween the number numberof numbr numbrof
of little ltlo pins on the map in the office ofc of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Superintendent Superntendent of Rural Rura Delivery Deliveryand Dlvery Dlverynnd Deliveryand
and tho number numbr of Republican Republc and ad Dem Democratic Democratc Democratic ¬
ocratic ocratc votes votesOne vote voteOne votesOne
One of the Additions to t Our Race RaceStock RaeeStock RaceStock
Stock StockThe StockTe StockThe
The Te population ppulaton of otthis this city made up of ofrepresentatives ofrepreentatve ofrepresentatives
representatives repreentatve of more mor than th fifty ftynaton ftynatonalie8 fiftynation fiftynationahities nation nationalities ¬
alities alie8 was enumerated by the census onu of
1900 19 at 3437202 At the first ft of January Jauar
1902 192 it was estimated etmated by the Board Boad of ofHealth otHealth ofHealth
Health as a 8583000 S18SO At present prnt estimat estimating etmat etmating estimating ¬
ing its Is growth since sinc 1900 10 at the annual annualrate aua annualrate
rate of increase increale in the period pro from 1890 1890to 189 1890to
to 1900 10 it approximates 3900000 3900000New 300 3900000New
New York is i unique among all al the great greatcities gat gatcites greatcities
cities cites of the world In I the mixture mixtur of races racesand rac racand racesand
and nationalities natonalte in i its is population ppuaton In
1900 10 its it white whit population of foreign foreg birth birthand birh birhand birthand
and parentage parnte constituted onttut about flvo flvofiixths fve fvesixths fIvosixths
sixths of ofhe the population ppuationj and ad as a the great greatmajority grt grtmajority greatmajority
majority of our or growth growh since sic then has hasbeen ha hasbeen
been ben by immigration Immigaton and ad by native natv births birthsamong birh bIrthsamong
among the foreign torig the percentage prcntag is i still stillhigher sti stillhigher
higher now Of the foreign forig races rao in I the thepopulation theppulato thepopulation
population ppulato the te most mot numerous numerou at the thepresent te teprent thepresent
present prent time in their order are ar tho Get German Ger Germa Getman ¬
man ma the Irish the Jewish Jewih and ad the Italian Italianand Itia Italianand
and together these thee make up at least lelt nine ninetonths nie nLnetenths
tenths of the whole number numbr Of the na natives natve natlve ¬
tives tve of native natve parentage parntage In I 1900 10 nearly nearlysixsevenths nealy nealysixseventh nearlysixsevenths
sixsevenths sixseventh or 600010 0019 out of 737477 737477were 73777wer 737477were
were wer born bor in I the State Stt of New York YorkThe YorkThe
The foreign torlg of other races rac than tha the thefour thefour thefour
four we have named nae though thei their per percent pr prcntage percentage ¬
cent cntage centage age is so SOlm 805111911 small are many may manynumerically manynumericallytwo numerically numericallytwo numercly numerclytwo
two hundred hundre thousand and ad more moreAmong mor moreAmong
Among these thee a notable colony is I the theSyrian theSyro theSyrian
Syrian Syro of which the Federation Feeraton of ofChurches ofChurche ofChurches
Churches Churche has ha just jut made a careful caeful and andthorough andthorouJh andthorough
thorough thorouJh study and if the conclusions conclusionsof conclion conclionof
of the report rpor are justified JU8tifed Syrians Sya will willbecome wi willbecome
become eventually eventualy a very considerable considerableelement con81derableeement considerableelement
element in the American Amrc population populationAlready ppulaton ppulatonAlready populationAlready
Already it estimates e8tmate there ther are tens of ofthousands otthoI8ands ofthousands
thousands thoI8ands of them in this country cuntry scat scattered 8ct 8cttered scattered ¬
tered through every State Stte and ad Territory TerritoryBetween Terrtor TerritoryBetween
Between Belween July 1901 101 and June 1003 Jo alone alonethe alonethe alonethe
the number of Syrian Syran immigrants immignt whoarrive whoarrived who whoarrived
arrived arrive in New York was wa about abut nine ninethousand ninethouRnd ninethousand
thousand thouRnd of whom more mor than a third thir re remained remaine remained ¬
mained maine here It I is significant 81glfcant that nearly nearlynine nearlynine nearlynine
nine hundred hundre of them went ent to Southern SouthernStates Souther SouthernStates
States and more than a third thir of these to toLouisiana toLuiiana toLouisiana
Louisiana Luiiana and Texas TexasSyrians Te TeSyrans TexasSyrians
Syrians Syrans first ft made their appearance apparanc in inthis inthis inthis
this country cuntr at the Centennial Centennia Exhibition Exhibitionat Exhbiton Exhbitonat
at Philadelphia Phiaelpha Jn in 1876 They brought broughtwith broughtwith broughtwith
with them articles aricfes made mae of olive olve wood woodfor woo woodfor
for which the demand proved prove BO great greatthat geat geatthat greatthat
that its it fame started stre a considerable consderable immi immigration Immigraton Immigration ¬
gration graton hither The coming worlds words fair fairnt fairat fairat
at St Louis Lul8 will wl draw still sti more of them themPeddling themP themPldling
Peddling P dlng is the occupation occupton of about abut a athird athir athird
third thir of them and factory work of an another another another ¬
other third thir but because bcu8e of lessened lesene curi curiosity curi081ty curlosity ¬
osity concerning concerig their Oriental Orental goods goodsthey goo8 goo8they goodsthey
peddling In factories factoriesthey factoriesthey
they are giving up pdlng tactorie
they are gvng getting gettng along aong much better bttr The Thereport Te Tereport Thereport
report attributes atributs to them them remarkable Mremarkablocapacty remarkablecapacity remarkablecapacity
capacity capacty for the administration adminl8traton as well wellas wel wellas
as a for tho work of factories factries The Syrian Syrianis Srran Srranis
is now putting puting to use ue his inherited inherte quick quickness quickneB quickfloss ¬
ness neB and cleverness cleveres8 of hand in tobacco tobaccoand tobc tobcand tobaccoand
and other factories requiring requirng that dex dexterity dexteriy dcxterity ¬
terity teriy and sometimes ometme he goes goe into the thomanufacturing themaufacturing themanufacturing
manufacturing maufacturing business bU8lne8 for himself hlmBlt He Healso Healso Hoalso
also inherits inheris trading traln instincts Instnct from frm the theancient theandent theancient
ancient Syrians and ad as a he is l industrious industriouspersistent indu8tou8 indu8tou8pri8tent Industriouspcrsisteiit
persistent pri8tent thrifty thrify and ad sober Bber he bela is i getting gettingahead gettingahead gettingahead
ahead at it in this country countr and more mor par particularly partcularly particularly ¬
ticularly tcularly in this city clt His Hi mercantile mercantilecredit merantie merantiecredIt mercantilecredit
credit is good too for almost nmost uniformly uniformlyhe uniforly uniforlyhe
he in il prompt In meeting meetng his h obligations obligationsThe oblgaton oblgatonThe
The Syrians show a strong disposition dispositionto dispositon dispositonto
to acquire American Amercan citizenship ctzenship The uTheS ThoSyrjan TheSyrian
Syrian S Jian is usually Ulunlr sentimentally sent entaly enthus enthusiastic enthu8iaRtc enthuslastie ¬
iastic iaRtc over the country countr and ad the President Presidentboosts Preident PreidentbOl18 Presidentboasts
boosts bOl18 of his citizenship ciizen8hlp papers paper his walls wallswith wal8 wal8wi wallswith
wi with h lithographs iI of great gret Americans Aericansld AericansldiR and andIs andis
Is most proud proud of his 18 Americanborn Amerclbor son sonHe sonHe sonHe
He is il Mindhldual8tc individualistic socialism social8m anarch anarchism aarch aarchilm anarchisnt ¬
ism ilm unionism tnionism have no charms char8 for him htmBut himBut himIhit
But ho has hI the prevalent prevaent Oriental Orient die disposition d18p08lion dieposition ¬
p08lion position to deceve deceive He is i lawabiding lawabidingThe
The universal univerfl testimony teRtmony of the police policeauthorities plc plcauthoriies polkoS
S authoriies authorities is that thlt there ther is I no more peace peacofill peactul peacettil
fill or lawabiding race in Now York YorkLike YorkLike YorkLike
Like other immigrants immigrant of an a alien alen speech speechhe
he in eager to send his children chldren to t school schoolto
to learn lear English EnglishIn Englsh EnglshIn
In religion Ielgion the Syrians are chiefly chieflyMaronitcs chie chieflyMaronitets y yMnronle
Maronitcs Mnronle and Greek Grek Catholics Catholc though thoughthere thoughther thoughthere
ther there arc about abut one hundred hundre Jews Je from fromSyria frm frmSrria fromSyria
Syria The report repr finds fnds that the aver averige average average
age New York Syrian Sran is much moro re reigious r roligious
igious Iglou8 than the average avnrgeNew New York Atner Atnercnn AmerIcan Ainerteen
teen cnn but but the tendency of the children childrenfrith chidren chidrenwih childrenwlthwhom
wih wlthwhom frith whom English Engl8h is supplanting supplatnR Arabic ArabicKill Arablewi Arabicwill
Kill wi be to t attend atend American churches churchC churchesthe I Ihe
the he 1 Maronites the Roman Rman Catholic Catholc the thejreek theGreek theGreek
Greek Orthodox thu Episcopalian Epl8copalan and andho andthe andthe
the ho various Protestant ProtCtnt Churches ChurchesSyrian Curche CurcheSyria ChurchesSyrian
Syrian Syria immigrants immlgrlts are almost wholly wholy wholyI whollye I
I f t
Christians Cri Christlanaand taand and as atle the Christian Ct Cbiistlanpopula Cbiistlanpopulation popul popultlon ppl
tlon ton of t Syria is aboutone but onem110 million th thsource the thesour thesource
Syal
source sour of otupply ofaupply supply is l large la enough t to make makthem makethem makethorn
them a very ver considerable cnsideable race rc element ele ent i iAmerica In InAmerica inAmerica
America if they tho continue cntinue to t come cme here hertas her hereas
as a now at the rate rat of about five fve thbusam thbusama thbUBnd thbUBnda
a year yea The Te description deoripton of their char chari characort characteristics
i acteristics acort as a here her given indicates indictes thathey that thatthey thatthey
they will wl not be b an a undesirable addition addltloito additon additonto additionto
to our population populationThe populaton populatonTe
The Te Syrian Syan community cmmunity hi I Manhattan Manhattaris Mahatan Mahatani
is i almost almo wholly wholy in the district distrc between betweeiCedar btwen betweenCedar
Cedar street strt and ad Battery Batfer place plac and West Westand Westand Westand
and Greenwich Grnwich streetTho street strets streetsThe
The 110 Porto nicans Rcans and Citizenship CitizenshipThe Cltzenhlp CltzenhlpTe
The Te position psiton of those thoe residents rlldents o oP6rto of ofPorto I IP
Porto P rto Rico Ric who have desired dcired to be ad admitted at atmitted I Imltte
wo
mitted mltte to t American Amerc citizenship citzenship sine sinetheir sincetheir I Itheir
their island became of the territor territorof
islad beae a part par terior teiritory teiritoryof I
of tho United UnitdStt States has h attracted atracted th thattention the theattnton theattention <
attention of the Senate and there is
attnton te Snat i iprospect a apro8pt aprospect
prospect pro8pt that something smethin may be done domfor donefor donefor
for their relief rlet Our naturalization naturalbaton law lawrequire law8requro lawsrequire
require requro that applicants applcant for citizenship citlzenshitmust citzenship citzenshipmU8t citizenshipmust
must renounce their allegiance alegiace to a for foreign foreig foreign ¬
eign eig sovereignty sverigty and the Porto Poro Ricnrflhave Ricnrfl Ricm Ricmhave Ricatlshave
have not been ben able to t do this since thei theiisland their theiri81ad theirIsland
island i81ad passed pae from the jurisdiction jurisicton 01 01Spain of ofSpn ofSpain
Spain Spn Manifestly Manifety they are not sub subjects lub lubject subjects ¬
jects of the King Kg of Spain Nor are they thejsubjects the the8ubje theysubjects
subjects 8ubje or citizens ctzs of any ay other Power Powerunless Powerue Powerunless
unless ue it be the United Unted States Stts But thejcould they theycould theycould
could not renounce their allegiance alegiace t tthis to tothi tothis <
this thi nation for that is the very ver thing thinithey thingthey I Ithey
they aspire apire to t attain attainThe attin attinTe attainThe
The Te courts coura have puzzled puzled over several severalcases 8eeralcae severalcases
cases cae of Porto Por Ricons Rlca8 ambitious ambitou8 to be become become become ¬
come American Aercan citizens ctzens with wih uneven unevcrresults unevenreult unevenresults
results reult It is comparatively cmparatvely simple fo foa for fora
a Hollander Holander or a Swede to be admitted udmittcito admited admitedt
to t United Unite States Stt citizenship citzen8hlp but th thPorto the thePorto I IPor
Porto Por Ricans Rcan8 have been bn barred bared out be because b because ¬ I IcaU8e
cause the law never contemplated appli applications appl applications
cations caton from frm individuals indlvdual in their sltua sltuation siua siuaton sltuatlon
tion ton Now Senator FORAKER chairman chairmaiof chairan chairanof
of the Senate Senat Committee Commitee on Porto Rico Ricohas Ricoha Ricohas
has ha devised devid a plan under which tin tincourse the thecure tltecourse
course cure will wi be clear cler for them themIn themIn themIn
In a bill bi which he has ha introduced Itroducd it ir irprovided i8 i8provide isprovided
provided provide that the Porto Por Rican Ric shall shal noi noibe not notbe notbe
be required reuire to t renounce rnounce allegiance alegiace to a aforeign aforig aforeign
foreign forig sovereignty svereigty but shall shal make his hiadeclaration hi8delaraton hisdeclaration
declaration delaraton of intention intenton to t become bme a citi citizen cii ciizen cit i iZen ¬
zen a year before his admission and andresidence andreidence andresidence
residence reidence within the jurisdiction jurscon of the theUnited theUnited he heUnt
United Unt States Stt shall 8hal be b regarded rgare as a resi residence residence realdence ¬
dence within the United Unit States Stat for the thepurposes thepures thepurposes
purposes pures of the five fve years year residence residenceclause reidenc residenceclause
clause of the existing ex8tng law lawThus lawTU8 lawThus
Thus TU8 the Porto Poro Ricans Ricns are put upon upona
a better btor plane than tha are other applicants applicantsfor applcat8 applcat8tor
for naturalization naturaizaton It I will wi be interesting interestingto intretng intretngto
to how the
see extensively extn8ively changed changedstanding changedstnding changedstanding
standing stnding of the islanders islader affects aects the thenumbers thenumbr thenumbers
numbers numbr who apply for admission admiSion to tocitizenship toctzenship tocitizenship
citizenship citizenshipSome ctzenship ctzenshipSme citizenshipSome
Some Sme of the activities actvite of the Department Departmentof Deparmont Deparmontof
of Hoth Health are not known know to the public publc Its Itareport Is Isrpr Itsreport
report rpr for the second Ind quarter of this year yeardiscloses yer yerdllos yeardiscloses
dllos discloses the fact that tht the division divison of chem chemistry chemistry chemlstry ¬
istry analyzed aalyzed a sample of oflh ofasheaa aehea a towel twel a abrandy abrandy abrandy
brandy drop drp three thr samples mpleof of grass gr8e two twoof twoot twoof
of Ice some sme of ice cream eram some mud two twowines twowne twowines
wines wne a Q toy and forty samples samplO of bay rum rumin rm rmin rumIn
in the three thr months In all al 2253 analyses analyseswere analesere analyseswere
were ere made and 2354 23 reports rports forwarded forare by bythe bythe bythe
the division divsion In the same period pro 6585 96 white whitemen whie whiemen whItemen
men 9689 958 white women 809 80 colored clor men menand menand menand
and SOS colored clor women wome were married marne the thetotal thotota thetotal
total tota number numbr of marriages mage being big 8804 884 of ofwhich ofwhch ofwhich
which whch it appears apptth that tfour fourwere four wer were of colored coloredmen col colmon colbidmen
men to whte white women Three Tre of the mixed mixedmarriages mixe mixedmarriages
marrages marriages were wer In the borough of Manhattan Manhattanand
and one was in Brooklyn BrooklynWhat Brokly BroklyWhat BrooklynWhat
What authority authorty has ha the venerable and andeloquent andeloquent andeloqtient
eloquent Senator naor HOAR for his astonishing astonishingstatement 8torllhing 8torllhingstaement astonishingstatement
staement statement about abut the female elephant elephantIf elephantI
If I Prof SHAIER carries carrie out his threat and anduts nndputs andputs
puts > uts an end to his hil elementary course coure in ingeology ingelogy Ingeology
geology gelogy on account of disorder disorer in the class classroom clss clssrom classroom ¬
rom room the Harvard Harv rd undergraduates undergradutos will willfind wi willfind
fnd find that they have killed kied the goose g008 that laid laidthe lid lidtho laidthe
the sheepskin shcpsklncgg egg In former foner days day good goodold goodold goodold
old Dr PEABODYS PEA oDY8 Ethics Ethic course coure was the thesalvation tholotlon thesalvation
salvation lotlon of tottering totering degrees dcgrC and Prof ProfCHARLES ProfCHARLE ProfCHARLES
CHARLES CHARLE ELIOT NORTONS Fine Arts Ars had hadutilitarian hadutitran hadtitilitarian
utilitarian utitran as well wol aa 8 tmthetlo theto attractions attractionsFor attratons
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crowde crowded by Ingenuous youth outh In search sarh of a asnap asnp asnap
snap snp as well wel as B of scientific slentfo knowledge knowledgeThe knowlfpe knowlfpeThe
The criminal recklessness rkl8Bnoa of one irrev irreverent irreverent irreverent ¬
erent class clB endangers the degrees degrcs of Its Itssuccessors Is Issucceasor Itssuccessors
succeasor successors at Harvard oa 8 well wel aa 8 its 18 own ownand ownand ownand
and shakes hake the existing edltng structure strcture of the theHarvard Ile IleHarvard theHarvard
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expended nbout Ihoul bout 185000000 S950O more than In the theprevious theprelous theprevious
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sistant IIAtant Secretary Secretlr of tim 11 Treasury Trla ury Keep tins tinslinired hn tineflaured
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PRACTICAL Plf4CTIEJAL4RMOR AKMOn TESTS TESTSThe rBSTSTe TZSTSrue
RlOl
The Te Flrlni Frlns Agnlnit AsalnlitbeTurret the Turret of th thFrench te teFlneb the theFreneb
French Flneb IJnttlrihlp QaUfhlp Huffren HuffrenTho 8ulren 8ulrenTe SulTrenThe
The results ratlt of tho experimental oxperment firing tng 01 01the on onth onthe
the th Te forward f rward turret turt of the French Frnoh battleship battleahlSuffren battehp battehpBurn battleshipSaffron
Saffron Burn rar which whch took place p e at Brest Drt recently recentlyand renty rentyand recentlyand
and was described dccrlbd In THE TiE Tim SON at the time timehave tme tmehae timehave
have hae just jut been bn made public publc and are or ap oppareritly apparnty appare
pareritly parnty pare tly very cr satisfactory satsfactor to the French Frenclnaval Frnch Frnchnaval Frenchnaval
naval const cnltnlcor constructors nictors They Tey are orcrlnlS arecortalnly certainly o ogreat of ofgrt ofgreat
great grt Intercut ntel t to o all al naval n valpoVor powers powersThis powrThis
This test tCt wan IH made at tho Instigation Insthtaton o othe of ofthe ofthe
the Minister Uinlst r of Marine M 1 Pelletan Peletan ti tidecide to todeide todecide
decide deide some lome very Important Imporant questions quotona o onaval of ofnaval ofnaval
naval construction It I appears that ai aiartillery on onarleo anartIllery
conRtructon
artillery arleo officer ofcr of high hlfh rank had oxpresset oxpresseta oxprse expressed expresseda
a grave doubt a 8 as to whqther the system IYltem o oturret of ofturrt ofturret
turret turrt const ruction ru ton adopted adopte whqher would answer onsweiIts aweriA answerIts
Its iA purpose puro in war and meet met all al require requirement rulr rulrmlntj requirements
ment mlntj within whln on the other hand the nnva nnvaconstructors nval nvalconltructo naval navalconstructont
constructors conltructo claimed clallf1 that the material materlawan materialwal materialwar
wan wal excellent excllent nntl tho system Iytem had come uj ujto lp lpto tip tipto
to every tojt tojtTo tCt tCtTo tettTo
To avoid nil al discussion dllI1lol M Pelletan Plletn do doelded decide docided
elded cide to t make a practical prlctcll test tt which would woulcdefinitelysettle woulddefnlelyr6et wouldc1efinitelysettl
definitelysettle defnlelyr6et the question qUl3ton It may als alsbo alo alobe also alsobe <
be noted noteln notedin In pnoBing pOlln tint th1 the Minister had hacexpressed hadexpr hadexpressed
expressed expr ed himself a I as opposed OPPOfO to battleship battleshipand batlChlp8 batlChlp8and battleshipsand
and In favor of fast cnilsers cnlsclcon88Uenty cnlsclcon88UentyIt ni1sersconseqtiontlY ni1sersconseqtiontlYIt consequently consequentlyIt
It Is powlblo Jlble he hI may have ha expected opted somere someresuits Aomer Aomersul1 someresuits
suits sul1 confirming cnfrming his hil views In this thisrpt thisrptIhl respect respectThe respectlhe
The Ihl firing frn lest l t was OR to determine primarily primarilwhether prmrly prmrlywhether primarilywhuethertlte
whether whuethertlte the I he turret was wnllt still 1 capable cpable capabloof of being beinjtnrnexl beingturned beingturned
turned after afer receiving reeivin a square Iquar hit by byproject a aprojncte aprojectile
project projncte projectile ilo of large lar e calibre calhre and moving with wltthigh wih wihhigh withhigh
would ould become beoonujammed becomejammed
high velocity velol or whether It bme bmejamme
jammed jamme arid ard no longer on cr be capable c pable of being beingtraversed bing bingt beingtravereed
traversed t rwcle Secondarily Seonda rly the t h test tet was 18 also a ex expeeled explcted axpeeled >
peeled plcted to determine the effect efet of the shod shodof shockof
of a heavy hevy projectile projectlo striking Itrklng normally tt ttthe to tothe tothe
the surface lurace of the turret turrt not only on th thtwo the thetwo thetwo <
two guns gU11 and onl their ammunition ammuniton Installed Intle Ir IrIt In InIt inIt
It but also 180 on the electrical clectrcl telephonic teephonl anc anchydraulic and andhydrulo andhydraulio
hydraulic hydrulo means of sending orders orer on th thsystem the thelystem thesystem
system lystem of communication communicaton In general on orthe onthe onthe
the hull hul of tho ship and the structural Itructul con connections cn cnnrtonl connections ¬
nections nrtonl and finally fnaly on the crew cr Itself ItaelfThe ItselfThe ItselfThe
The forward turret tlrretof turretof of the Saffron Surn which whlclwas whichwal whichwas
was wal selected lete for this Ihll test tCt contains contain two to 12 12inch 12Inch 12Inch
inch broochloading hnhlonding rifles rife and Its il armor anor baa haia baaa
a 1 thickness of to < Inches inch8 In orderto orerto order to pro provent pr prlnt ptavent
vent lnt this thil armor from being injured inju the theturret theturt theturret
turret turt was W8 covered cover on the starboard ltrbor side sidewith sidewith sidewith
with an In unhardened Ithardlned steel stel plate plte about f ffeet 8 8fcl2 8feet
feet fcl2 2 Inches Inche high 3 feet tlI I Inch Inchwide wide wde and an 21 21inches 21 216 216inches
inches Incht thick weighing 80 S tons ton Over this ths a apiece a apie apiece
piece pie of canvas was stretched strtche to t serve lere aa 8 t ttarget a atarget atarget
target canvl Arrangements Arngements were wor also alo made tc tcprevent t toprevent
me
prevent prvent fragments rrgments and an splinters spltr from frm flying flyingabout fig figabout flyingabout
about and Injuring Injurng the vessel vesselOne vel vesselOne
One of the 12Inch guns gue in the turret tut was waeloaded wasloade wasloaded
loaded loade with wih a service seric charge ohrge but the praise projectile prje praisetile ¬
tile tie received rived only its Isfuenot fuse fusenot not Its 11 bursting burstingcharge burtng burtngchar burstingcharge
charge char e Another shell ahe1 was placed place on the theloading theloading theloading
loading tray try to see 10 If i the shock sho of Impact ipat on onthe onthe onthe
the turret turet would knock it oCT 01 and a number nurabeiof nuber nuberof
an
tho ammunlUot ammunlUothoist ammun1t1ohoist
of others other were placed place In ammuntor
hoist hoilt In order to t determine etenn whether it would wouldbe wouldbo wouldbe
be possible p08llble orer to break the cable cble cableor or other port portof parts partsof
of the th hoist thus dropping the projectiles projectlhInto projectilesinto
Into the magazine drppng below blow there ther were wer si siprojectiles SI six sixprojectiles
projectiles proJectlf in all alin In the turret turretTwo turt turtTwo turretTwo
Two cylindrical oylndroal shells shell were wer specially con constructed cn cnstnlced constructed ¬
spaly
structed stnlced and given the weight of the service serviceprojectile serviceprojectile
projectile proJeclle about 750 pounds corresponding correspondingto cr
to the heaviest helvlCt projectile projetie used u by the Frenot Frenotnavy Frnch Frnchno Frenonavy
navy no The powder powder charge was 18 slxtysli slxtyslipounds sixtysixpounds
pounds of smokeless sm kelel powder powderFor powderFor powderFor
For tho trial the Suffren Surn and the Massed Massedwhich Ma Maas na nawhich
tral an
which latter later was to do the firing frng were werea wer weremoored
moord moored in n the Bay y of ROcnvel Roecanvel at Brt Beset at ata ata
a dista clltsncofaboltmfetapar elistancoofabotit328 nco of about 328 feet fectapart apart The Te Buff Burn Burnwaa re rewas ran ranwag
was backed bcked at a distance ditnc of about 490 4D feet fet b bLongue by byLongue byLongile
Longue Island Iland which was to serve sere as 8 a but butto buttto
to catch the projectiles projetie Torpedo Toro boats bot keptho kept keptI kepttlio
tho I he surrounding surroundnp area ara clear of boats bt8 or spec spectatora spe spectators
tatora lator for a distance of 500 6 yards yardsPreparatory yars yarsPrepartory yardsPreparatory
Preparatory Prepartory to the firing frng all al the forward forwonports forwardports
ports of the the Suffren Sufrn were wer closed Cl0e steam lteam was waikept wasklpt waskept
kept klpt up to run rn the 1200ampero 12mp r dynamo dynamowhich d dynamowhich o owhich
which worked worJ the electrical elercl turbines turbine for foiclearingthe forcearngIhe forclearingthe
clearingthe e ship lhip of water watr In case os of necee neceeslty ne neceeslty
slty cearngIhe siy and an a steam stem launch was wa held heldlrd heldlrdnO In read readiness I Ineas
ness nO for all emergencies emeronce The Captain Captainwas CaptainwasIn waj wajin
ni
in the conning tower and the theother other othe officers officersas pmcr officersas
as n well as a all the men were wer below blow the theorl ar armottxldock armorext
wel al
mottxldock morext orl de deck In Inthe the forward forar turret trt1 turretstx slxehcef slxehcefwere shep shepwer sheep sheepwere
were placed plce The Minister of Marine Marne him himself hi himself
wer
self SII stood Ilod in the stem of the he Suffren SuffrenOn Burn SuifrenOn
01 On the Mussina la8ftna all al officers ofcer and ad men wen wenordered wereordered
ordered below the armored deck dlk The 12 12Inch 12Inch 12Inch
blow
Inch orerd gun which hlcl was WD anor todo tdo the firing frng received receivexrojectile receiveda
a charge such IS as to give the projectile projetie th thghting the tbepoper theproper
poper proper tt striking rklng velocity eloiy lve for a fighting fghtng rang rangof rge rgeat rangeof
of nbout 1070 yards yardsTwo yardsTwo
Two preliminary prlminry yars yarsTwo shots Ihotl were wer fired fr fo foranging for forranging forranging
ranging both of which struck strck the rooks roks 01 01Longue on ononjue onLongite
Longue Island Iland and covered oover both bth vessel vesselwith vesel vesselswith
with wltl onjue dust dlst and stones stonesThe atone stoneshue
The 111 first frt actual trial tral shot struck atrck the platthe plat piMaa
a little to the right of and above the cntr centre of ofthe ofthe
the UtI plate plte with 1640footseconds 1640 foot8ond footseconds velocity velocityproducing vololty vololtyprucinl velocityproducIng
producing prucinl a nearly vertical vertcl crack orckabout about 0 0inches 08 08Inche 03incites
inches Inche wide The head of the project projectpeeled prjete prjetepled projectile projectilepeelei
peeled pled off of The turret turrt could still sti be le turned turnedThe ture turnedThesecondtrialshot
The ThosEon Thesecondtrialshot second < lrial trial shot with 1966 19 footsec footsecondsvelocityBt fotsl footseeondsvelocityst
ondsvelocityBt ontsveloltYlt tuck MJ k Just JUft at tliocentrewlden tliocentrewldening thecentrwlden thecentrwldenin
ing in the vertical crack crack to about 2 inches Inche the theplate theplate timplate
plate bending bendnl away from the turret turrt Th Thshell Te TeIhel The Theshell <
shell Ihel was broken up a large lrge fragment frgment Injur Injuring InjurIng Injurlog ¬
ing the port gangway of the Massia Massiaanother Masadnaanothorbreluking s 8 n
anotherbrHking anothorbreluking another brenklng por gangny the tliestarboard starboard starbord boom of the theSaffron theSulrn theSutiTren
Saffron Sulrn and smaller smaler ones on causing cracks al alseveral at atIvera atseveral
several Ivera points polntl in the armor armorEvery anor anorEvery armorEvery
Every precaution prrltlon was ws taken to Insure Insurespcrecy Insureseerocr
spcrecy Rfry the Suffren Sulren went at once onc to the thedockyard thedokyard thisdockyard
dockyard dokyard at Brent r t her turret turrt covered cover with withcanvas withcanVIS withcanvas
canvas canVIS and the men were forbidden to go gcto goto goto
to the starboard side ide of the vessel vCsel All Al the theliiHtrumenU theInllrumtlU theItuuutrutnaiits
liiHtrumenU InllrumtlU used lal In II measuring l surlng velocities velocitiesshock veloctes veloctesRhock velocitiesshock
shock Ac c were wer placed plce under seal sealThe 8eal sealThe
The Minister lini < ter had announced announc however howeverthat howeverIhat howevertlittt
that the test was aR quite satisfactory tlfactory that no noserious noRenuus noseriutis
serious Injury was wallultaine mistained by the turret turrt In Insuite inuUe insuite
suite of the severity sorerityofthe of the shook and that thatthe thatth thatflue
the th sheop Ihep calmly cal iy went on feeding fEdng without withoutappearing withoutapPllrlng withoutappearing
appearing apPllrlng to be disturbed IUturlH in the least The TheFrench TheIrnch TheFrench
French Irnch Minister fnilier appears appcr to tohae have been ben con convinced cn cnvincel convinced ¬
vinced vincel of the Iheexcelenc tlteoxceilenee excellence of ofthe the material mteral and andRvstemas andIVAtem andsystem
IVAtem system Rvstemas al as he lies hl8 since linc let the pontraots for fortlm forthA forthe
the turrets lurrehlor for the now battleships battleshipsThe batlChlps batlChlpsThe battleshipsThe
The protective prtetvn plate pluetowasremovdd wasremovdd wasJmovo from the theforward theforwanl theforward
forward turret in the Cherbourg Cherhourgdock dock and andIt andI andit
It I was wnl found that that the forward fonr turret turrt still stillturned sll stillturned
turned lurnl as easily 011 as I the after ater one and the thehoists thehoill thehoists
hoists hoill worked worke as al before beforeThe betor beforeThe
The second sEond shot bent the turret turrt armor armorBllghtly aror arorIlghty armorslightly
slightly Ilghty but but not enough enou h to interfere Interfer with its itsturning il Itsturning
turning turlnl The wires wlra for night nl ht firing frng how however hower however ¬
ever were wrr broken The hl electric eletrc motor motr for forworking forworknl fortvorking
working worknl the turreLtood turrto the test tet perfectly perfectlywithout prety pretywihout perfectlywithout
without wihout any increase of resistance rslatnce to the thecurrent toecnrrnt thecurrent
cnrrnt current for revolving rvolving nclale the turret turrt or forlay for lay
Ine and loading the
Inl guns gunsThis gunsThil gunsThis
This Thil te test t ia of great frlt value to t all al navies naviesnnd naviesand
navea naveaand
and the results reull have been bn awaited awlte with withtcreU withgr withgrest
tcreU gr t interest interlt by the naval experts exper as well wellis wel
is naval nW11 officers ofc In general ganrl expr and an they add addnew ad adnew addnew
new argument argumenU to the advisability advhlblty of ofhaving ofhavinp ofhaving
havinp having plenty plenlof of battleships batllshlpsln in our qur ur navy navyTh navyTe navyThy
Th Te Thy Tale or the ll TIP TIPWith ripWlh TipWith
With Wlh pocketbook pokclbool quite quie void voidAnd voIdm1 old oldAnd
And m1 weary wcar of shelling shln out outHe 011 011Uwaohlbly 011He
He Uwaohlbly was visibly annoyed annoyedAt Innocd Innocdt
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Irom the least to t the highest blcbr 1 grade gradeFor Ira gradeFor d dJor
For Jor there wasnt ssnt a man who didnt Ildnt uk ukSo MkSo askSo
So he paid p hl and paid pail and paid paidlip
lip 111 Tip l 111 ipt Tip TipOf 1 TipOr pi piOf
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Tip 1111 Tipi Tip TipWllh TipIlh TIpttIh
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Its I oh to he a boss bossWith ho hoWih tossWith
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lut Hut supposing MIPIMlnl your our business shows a loss lossYouve lu luYoue lotsYouve
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Tip 11 Tip lli Tip TipTIM Tipfllhe Tipfill
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Tip 1111 TIpI Tip TipTill 1pl TipIIll
Till 1 all al traces of profit grow dim dimCents dimCrnt dimCents
Cents and Inl dollars dolan and checks checksChecks rberksChrcll checksChecks
Checks and dollars dolar and cents centsTill cenU1a centsTII
Till 1a he hp closes rlosp the th snap nap of his purse with wlh a vim vimIn vimIn vimin
In absolute nelfdefence nelfdefenceO elfdtener elfdtenero
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I Ita Isa ltta a paying game for others plhrr maybe maybeAnd nlabrAnd meybetnd
And It I comes coru round rund every eer year year1rom yearimm nr nrIrm
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Tip 1pl Tip 1pl Tip TipFrom 1pl 1plrrom Tiptrom
From the least to the highest grade gradeFor rradetor gradeFor
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find If paid and paid and paid paidti pldl pldlr paidC
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Republican TOTE I I expect xpct to vote the Republic Republicticket Republcn Republcnt Republlcsnticket
Republcn
ticket ket If Mr Roosevelt oeovflt however hOeTlr corn cornout cmfS cmfSout comes comesout
out t for labor I union unionism Ism much more morl I shall bnl b bunder b bunder be beunder
of changing changingvote my myvote myvote >
under the palnfulneceMlty patnfulne painful necessity slh chanwnl
vote for a man of the Cleveland Cine land stripel stripelsuch etripIf etripIfsuch stripeIfsuch
such a man be bput put up by b the other aidewho sldewniwill aidewhowl aidewhowill
will stand for law l w and order ordlr as against olalnt strikennnd strikers Itrlkere Itrlkereand strikersand
and wl theirrlotoils theIr rot oils methods mthoR I object IobJec to thl thlcoddllngof this thiscodlnof thiscoddling
coddling codlnof of labor bor leaders l adlrl by b men mfn of any party partyThe pary paryThl partyThe
The Thl laborvote labervoto lnbdr vote Is not all al there Is II to cpnsmei cpnsmeiIn onRlder onRlderl consider considerii
In l ii thl this country ountf MALCOLM MACOLM K DuPuidTEn DuPuidTEnNEW DSPuT8Tn DSPuT8TnNEw DitPumrzitNaw
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cheer ch rs fbr llnn nn Drueo 8rul1 He ha hl has the courage couragiof courueof
of his convictions lnvJtons He le says IS the Ihl up lP State StateHpuohrnns BlntE BlntEHpuo StateRpuoltcans
Hpuohrnns Hpuo < nR ought OUlh to give Ilve mo I city et roti tt t11t t tshow L LIhow I Ihtow
show Ihow It Is the thl first rlt voice oke out loud from fromMacedonia fromMncrdonlu frontltlncedoiiia
Macedonia I Now York city nerds help hllp not nothindrance nolhlndrnnce notitindrunce
hindrance Kv Ivery vln ry concentration conCntraton of power powerof pow r rof
of departments during the Ihl past pn t three thrle years yearsIIBS Ylnrs Ylnrshs yearshas
has hs been tIPI0PPIM opposed by New Nt Yorkers Yorkfra The Then T TtoI1publlcan e enopublcnn
n publlcan nopublcnn party In New lw York ork city cly has hOI been beenkilted ben benkHed beenkilled
kilted by b Odclllsm Od not by 1 leaders This Thisis ThisIs ThisIs
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is evidenced vldencd by the difference dlltrlmee between betwlen the thevote thevole thevote
vote for the frosty froM Low and nd the wily Odell OdellGovernor Odel Odelllovernor
Governor OOlrnor Odell Odel may Ia claim llalm Plntt Is II stIU stIUleader It etlUleader
the t1t public knows knowswell knowswel knowswell
leader Ipuder until unti ho h Is blue but publc
well wel that thl Platt would never nevlr have placed placedMurray plncedllrrIY placedMulrray
Murray llrrIY In the shoes Ihol of LInn Inn Bruce BruceLet Brur BruceLet
Let Lt the organization ofrtnlZlon If there bo I one now nowpnss no noJ8 nowpass
pass a bill bH on the saloon salool question lllton leaving lelvlng It Itin ItIn Itin
in J8 the great Ot cities ctes to the voters vottrs of each Inch A ABombly As As8mbly AsFembly
Bombly 8mbly district dlRtrlc as to Sunday opening opning or orclosing orclosng orclosIng
closing or as to hours and while whie a few re reformers rerormers reformers ¬
formers who ho believe beleve that the minority rules or orshould orIhould orshould
should Ihould rule rull will wi kick the thl Republican Republcan vote In InNew InNew inNow
New York city elt will wllntrele increase with Itb a bound boundwhether bund bundwhethe boundwhether
whether whethe the leaders Iladers hold Jobs or live lve In n their theirdistricts theirdistrics theIrdistricts
districts districs or not Give Gve New Nlw York city equal equalprivileges equalprh11eges equalprivileges
privileges with the country on local locl option optionJustice opton optonJustceIR optIonJusticein
Justice JustceIR Justicein Is not license lcnse and the people canbe canbetrusted CRn canbetrusted be betrs
trusted trs to tohae have what hat they the want In New York Yorkcity Yorkcty Yotkcity
city M a well wel as a in the State StateA 81 81A
cty A few more gentlemen gentemen should make makl Mr MrOdell ll MrOdell
Odell Odel understand the situation sltuaton It takes takescourage takeRcoursle takescourage
courage coursle to educate Iducatn ignorance hrorancl The Tl task taskwas tnlk tnlkwa taskwas
wa was commenced commencd last 10lt night by Linn Bruce BruceLet Brucl BruceLet
Let Lt the good goo work go 10 on and even Ben Bln Odell Odellmay Odtl Odellmay
may see the light lightTninrrFirrn Ilht IlhtTnmTYIFD lightTninryrlrTii
TninrrFirrn TnmTYIFD ASSEMBIT A6MnlY DIRTBICT DIRTBICTNBW DIRTIC OluemicTNaw
NEW YORK Dec Dlc 17 17ST 1 1S7 17ST
ST S7 LOUIS AND I THE FAIR FAIROltloUmi F41Ritiotsma UR UROitelms
OltloUmi Oitelms itiotsma of or an AclclnUted Aellulate ninthamton ninthamtonMan nrhamtonIn
Man In Which bleh We Dont Indorse IndorseTo lodorl liitlorieTo
To To THE EDITOR EITOR or THE SexSir SJNSir It I Im Impresses impressR Innpresses ¬
presses pressR me that St touts 1118 needs nees more than thananything thananything I Ianyhnc
anything else an Importation Importton of about abut 10000 10000Yankees 100 10000Yankees
Yankees anyhnc with wth a knack kack of ofdolnc doing things The Thewhole Te Tewhole Thewhole I
whole impression Imprelion one seta cet here her Is of a city citythat cl citythat
that has bitten off of more more than It can chew chewis chewSI
is II I trying tr1c to t do a lot of thing and cant or ordoesnt ordosnt ordoesnt
doesnt dosnt know kow haw hawEntrance hawEtranc howEntrance
Entrance Etranc from the East is effected e ec by hymoana hymoanaof means meansof mens mensof
of a bridge brldie after aftr a wait w t of two hours on the theIllinois tie tieIiois theIllinois
Iiois Illinois Bide of the Mississippi Mlsslllppl River and an another nnotber another ¬
other hour hou In n the yards after aler reaching the tbeMissouri theMllrl theMiasouri
Missouri Mllrl side This Ths the travelling traveWnl man mnntld mnntldme told toldme toldme
me Is a regular relar thing thlnl and baa bal been bon so for formonths formonth formonths
months month Yet the city Is expecting epclnc great greatcrowds greatcrowds ent entcws
cws crowds next summer smmer at tbe exposition expositon They Theyhare Theyhebn Theyhave
hare hebn been trying trylnc for more than a year to get getbetter getbetter et etbttr
better bttr terminals trminals but so far they have hav not noteven noteven noteven
even got a ala law passed se to enable the railroads railroadsto rairoads rairoadst
to t make the Improvements ImprovementsThe Impovemente ImpovementeThe
The worlds fair Is of a piece piec with wih the rest reitAfter restArer restAfter
After Arer spending spndlnc 110000000 11000 getting eWn < 100 5000000 5000000from 5000000from
from the United Unl States Stt Government Goverment they are arewhining arewhining
whining around for 14000000 00 more For the
whlDlnl 11000 110000000 they have built bui structures that an anfQclent Rnmclent antflcIent I
fQclent contractor cntaor would duplicate duplcate for 100 0000 0000ooo
ooo and make money Any An one ole who saw sawChicago ew ewChc sawChcago
0 Chicago Chc an will 1 not care cre to wlste waste time tme on It I for forit forit
it Is II very similar similarIn sImilr sImilrIn I
In spite of insurances luAncs to the contrary contrarythere contrarythere contrarythere
eplt
there Is no evidence evdenc that the city will wi have haveaccommodation hae haeaccmmoaton haveaccommodation
accommodation for 60000 r 60 0 000 guests uests next sum summer su sunmar ¬
mer accmmoaton to lay ay nothing nothn ot o IUCI ucn crowd J Jclaim a as they they theyclaIm
claim are coming 1 1more from 100 100000 to 200000 OO or ormore ormore
more There comn are not 200 2 vacant cnt houses or orflats orfts orflats
flats in tbe whole city cty now and very cy few are arebeing areblnc arebeing
being fts built buit The new nw hotels bo Ils are Inilgnlfl Inilgnlflcant Inlrnlt insignidcant
cant blnc ct In number numbr No one would apply the theterm thetermlnlrlfont theterm
term Inilgntfloant however to price pricepathetic PriceThe <
termlnlrlfont The people tnemslve tilemseivea are pr snulv snulvapAthto1 singularly singularlyapathetic
pathetic pople In regard to th thf the fair It I has been beenmade bn bnmde beenmade
made apAthto1 mde an excuse rar for raising raln their rent rD and andtheir andtheir
their cntlro cntlr a excs eehedulecf echfule sbedule et living lnl expenses and andthey anc Rndthey andthey
they may look lok forward torwar to next summer erpDls with wll dis dismay dllla1 dliway ¬
la1 There lhereie Is no procpect POPct whatever whatevr that the city dtywill cty ctyI citywifi
will have hav transportation tn facilities faeltel at lt all 11 au ade adeQUate adequte adsctuate
QUate I to a tanl worlds worlcl a fair far crowd cowd or Indeed Indeedsufficient Inde indeedsufficient
Iuncent sufficient to t care cre for fodtramo traffic except ecpt with the themost themOlt themoat
most mOlt exasperating delays elaTs There are ar no noadequate noadequat noadequate
adequate adequat eXIlratng steam lines IDes nnd ant no new street car carlines cr crlnes earlines
lines lnes beyond byond two 10 or three thre brunches brunehls of lines linesalready lns lnsalready linesalredy
already existing exlstnl I see se no reason but In Incompetence Incompetence ¬ I Icmpeteno
competence cmpeteno competenceIt
It IB I a the same 8me way with wth the job St Louis Louistook Iulstook Louistook I
took up with wih such a flourish folrls twentythree twentythreemonths tpltthr twentythreemonths o I Imontha
months ago of punishing the boodlers Do Doyou Doyou I
you know alo the result reult Well Il eiI there have been beennineteen bll beetnineteen
nineteen nineten convictions cnvlctona bat not one on solitary solitaryboodler solitaryboodler
boodler bler has seen sen the inside of the peniten penitentiary pnltell pnltelltr penitetitiary ¬
tiary and the Supreme Court or the State Statethe Stutethe Statethe
the tr other day turned turne the boss hSl Ed Butler Butlerloose Butlerlooe Butlerloose
loose looe entirely entrely on technicalities thllt31lel that HI at must mustmake mlst mlstmake mustmake
make a Missourian Misurian ashamed of his State StateEvery StateEvery StateEvery
Every case that has ho been passed on by tlin tlinSupreme I tueSupreme
Supreme Slpramo Court COlrt has been ben reversed ravprald pRae ana and and last lastnight laetnlrbt lastnight
night It reversed rpvrd two of its Is own former de decisions deelRlonR decislons ¬
nlrbt cisions with It the th effect elect of turning turninl loose several severalhundred eevr severalhundred 1 1hlldrpll
hundred hlldrpll criminals crlmlnll already In the penitentiary penitentiaryThe
The chief trouble seems 8ms to be that pnllntary pnllntaryThe St Louis LouisIs Louists LouisIs
Is trying tnin8 to be b a city el ot the first frt class and to torank torank torank
rank with Vith New York BOltn Boston Chicago Cholo cuM nnd nndPhiladelphia andPhIladelphia I
Philadelphia Phlldelphla It I is not a 1 sure Ilre leader of the thecities Ih thecities I IcitIes
cities In the second slcond classfor class ISS for Mttsburg Pltsblrl and andBaltimore andBoltmore antIBaltimore
Baltimore Boltmore crowd cowd It close clo In real Industrial Industrialand IndlRtrl1 IndlRtrl1and Industrialand
and commercial Importance hnpranN It has ha bitten bittenoff blUeDof bitteno
off o more than tha It can chow chowThe chewThe chowThe
of
The only thing thnI it seemsto seems to me that they
do with success Slcc8 here seemat besides making maklnl and anddrinking Ind Inddrlnknl anddrinking
drinking drlnknl beer beerls Is to sell sel shoes They certainly cerllnly
do that on a great f3t scale Iea Ie But as a city clr It Itnever Itnever Itnever
never In tnthe the world will wJ be b within seeing sllnl dis distance tls tlstanc dlstanco ¬
tance tanc of any of the four leader among Ameri American Amen Amencan merl merlcn ¬
can cn cities cites It I II itoo too to slow to stupid stuPldhtoo smonl too Inert Inertfair Inlrt InlrtInd inertand
Ind and too wel well atsfpd satisfied wltl wit Itself T The e worldl word wordfair
fair will Jar JarRom some of the conceit out of It but butthe bil buttthe
wJ
the jarring Jarrlnl will wi react rlslt uncomfortably on the thepeople thpJople thepeople
people Jople who dolt do 1 If I any ann of It can eln canbe he jarred jarredout jarrl jarredout
out In advance It Itwould would be n fine 1M thing thin for forthe torthe forthe
the city nnd nndtho tho public pullc FI 11 T JOHNSON JOHNSONOf JPI JirsoOf SO SOor
Of Hlnirrmmton N Y Thank Heaven HeavenST lenvpn lenvpnST heavenST
ST Louis Dec 15 15Senator 13lenalor 15Senator
Senator lenalor Smoots Snootl Case and Folrgamr FolrgamrTo
To THK EoiTOn or TnK Tnl SUN SUNtr mt Before the thedecision thederhlon thedecIsion
decision Is reached r lchrd nt lt Washington Wuhln lon with wlh regard re ard to tothe tothr tothe
the unseating un < ratn of senator need Smoot It I seems s ems to tome tome tome
me It 1 would be b desirable drslrbl to bring brlnj before befor the thepeople thepeople thepeople
people the real al attitude Illude of the Mormon Church Clurch Clurchto as asto asto
to the practice practee ot polygamy even If 1 as a I under understand underatlnd understand ¬
stand the charge of polygamy Is not to be the only onlynor onlynor onlynor
nor the principal prncpal charge urged against nralnt the Senator Senatorfrom Senalorfom Senatorfrom
from fom Utah UtahIn UtahIn UtahIn
In a pamphlet pmphlet entitled enllld Mormonism its I Origin Originand Orlll Originand
and History Hilor H n Roberts Robers a former forer Representa Representative ¬
tive from Utah who ho was W not ntpemlted permitted to take his hisseat hisscat
lll lllaet
seat aet after aler writing wrl writi ni ag of the new np marriage marrlle ayetonV ayetonVfrom selem selemfm syatemfrom
from fm the Ih socalled Mcalcd revelations elalons of Joseph Smith Smiththrough Smih Smihthroulh Smiththrough
through the he period per ad of Its ls publicly publci proclaimed prolalmrl ex existence e ciistence ¬
istence up to the tlmejof tmeoflt Its discontinuance dlScontnulee through througha
a revelation rrlaton given to President Woodruff Woodrl has ba this thisto thloto thisto
to say sayThe asiThe
toTe The Te Saints slnt submitted lbmiltd and there the matter maier rests rst
If 1 the labors lahr and sufferings sulernl of the Church of Christ Christfor Chrll Chrllror ChrIstfor
for this principle have done nothing mure this thismuch thismucb thismuch
much at least Jrat has been accomplished aeronlllbrdthe the saints
have borne testimony leolmnn to the Ile truth trlh And It Is for
I I
God to vindicate Inleale His 11 own law iawand and open the war
for Its It establishment eNabtahment onJ on earth which doubtless
He le will wi do when His tl kingdom klnclom shall Ihel come In doubtes power powernnd pwrr pwrrand powerand
and when 1n His Ils will 11 shall al he done In earth ertl as It it Is In
Heaven HeavenThe 1 heavenThe 1en 1enTie 1IIIr
The Tie pamphlet from fron which the Ih above quotation quotationtaken quottoa quottoaI quotationIi
I Ii taken was purchased In March 1903 19 at the themreau theburelu thebureau
bureau mreau of Information Informalon conductedby the Mormon Mormonhurch Morion MorionChurh MormonChurch
Churh Church hurch In Salt Slt Lake l e city Cll by I the writer writerDocs wrer wrerDoes writerDoes
Does It not show very cr plainly plalal that tha should houtl the theMormon theMormon theMormon
Mormon Church through Its 15 Senators S nator and Inl Hepre Hepreenlatlves Irlre IrlreInlal hiepreaentatiscs
enlatlves Inlal ever obtain a controlling ontrolnr voice ole In the thenatter Ihpmaier th thmatter
matter maier the practice pretee would again Ilaln be established establishednd
and nd Is not noillclleal political strength trnllh for that Ihlt purpose what whathey whai whaithe whatthey
hey the are workln and planning to acquire acquireEAST aCQulrJST acouireZCST
EAST JST ORAnnK OIAlOI Dec H K P I n I KINO KINOThe KtNGThe KIN0Tbe
The Tale Students Iludent IleivleUlsh lellellh 8 Ilor Story StoryTo ory oryTo
To TIlE TOi HDITOR rDTon or 0 Tim TIR NUN SUNlr sr In your our Issue Issueif Isue Isueof issueof
of if Dec 15 was U an In article artce headed Plagiarism at atiale alYac atYale
Yale Yac As an editor of the Yale or Literary Ierargin Afajnilnf Afajnilnfn
In n which the story lorl which Mi Kennedy Krnnedl uncoil uncoiliclously uncc4s uncc4seciousiy
iclously took from frim Mr Maurice Iaurce Hewlett was w unt puli puliIshed pul imblished
Ished and as atone one wholly wh l acquainted with Wlh the frets fretsn frollIn feotsIn
In n the case I woud woulike like to lay II greater Irealer emphasis emphasishan empbasi emphasisthan
han was laid In your our paper nn the entirely enlret uncon unconclous lICOI lunoonci0tis
clous couo nature naure of Mr Kennedys Kcnnrd act lel So complete completecas completeWM coin piete pieteWa
cas Wa his hi unconsciousness uncanelusne of cipylnz cIlnz that hat the oc ocurrence oceurreDe occurreiwe
urrence eurreDe does dos not deserve dpele the name nsmp of plagiarism plagiarismvblch plallarsr plagiarismwhich
which you iU gave lave It I and which Implies In pl e In popular popularisage popularUSle popularusage
usage USle al II least some me degree degreeof of conscious rDelous appro approirlatlon Ippropralon approprtatiofl
irlatlon pralon of others work I trust tret that you ou may ma by hyirtntlng byprnlnr byprinting
printing prnlnr this somewhat Imeh balance your previous previousivcrstatemcnt prelousoerSlaleenl previousoverstatement
overstatement oerSlaleenl and consequent conequent Injustice InjusticeALEXANDM InJustce InJustceALXANDI injusticeALEXANOZit
ALEXANDM ALXANDI OORDOK OORDN OORDNlARRINotON GosocectARulpioioN
WARHINOION U c CO Dec In InFiction II IIFlclon inFiction
Fiction Flclon and Reviewer ncrlcwersFrom Relewe ReleweFrt ReviewerFrom
From Frt the li London Lon Outlook OutlookThe Oulool OsalookThe
The occupation ocupaton ofthe reviewer reveePlrlculr rCVlewevpaaicariy particularly of ofhe
lh the he reviewer rewe of contemporary con mpra fiction cloD1 Is one ole of the theoratof th thworst theworst a
worst oratof ot the dangerous trades HU It
danrrrI trt I I is one 00 of th theworst the therorst
worst because beeaue white whie lead led and phosphorus phaspbora kill ki tb tblody Ihbd the thebody
body bd but are ar not able to kill ki the soul while whie th thonstant Ihcolnt the theconstant
constant colnt reading radlar of modem fiction nctoa Is able to 1 de detroy d dIr deMuel
troy ellectual elrtuII Ir all al health healh simplicity Ilmplel and sanity nlr and ad moral mor6 and In IDellectual InelrtuII inteiIettui
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FOR STABLE SrABLEBXCBANOE EXCHANGE ItfCBTXA ItfCBTXASecretary INCB1A INCB1ASeeetf IN CR72 VA VASecretary
Secretary Seeetf H 115 a y Reports pr on the Work ark of ofthe atthe ofthe
the Intccnatlonml Inlton Commission CommissionWASHINGTON Commlulol CommlulolWASHINOTON CommissionWABUINOT0N
WASHINGTON Dec De 17 1Tbo 17The Tho President Presidenttoday Prt Presidenttoday id nl nltoay
today transmitted tmnsmUte to t the te House Hou a com communication cor cciiimunication ¬
muncton munication of Secretary Sretr Hay concernlnK concernlnKthe cnCmlnv conceruin conceruinthe
the work of the Commission Commllon on Interna International Intrn Intornational ¬
tional tonal Exchange which was WI constituted constitutedby consttllc
by Congress CongreMln In compliance cmplinc with wih a request requestfrom rql requestfrom t tfrom
from the governments govermenl of China and nnr Mexico Mexicofor lxle MeIeofor
for the establishment cthllhmEnt of a fixed fxe ratio rUo l ltween hp hptwen hetween >
tween twen the moneys mono 1 of tho various gold stand standard Ilaul Ilaular utnuined ¬
ned ar and silver Ilver using u lng countries countrll of the thl world worldSecretary woriulSecretary orll orllSretar
Secretary Sretar Hay lay asks lek8 for an appropriation appropriationof appropriaton appropriatonof
of 1100 100000 to enable tl t American com commissioners rm rmrllonlr cornmiseionece ¬
missioners rllonlr to carry Crr or Chq IQ > work In i issoc China Chinaana O
ana sayic sayicIt IYI sayluIt
It I remains remaln to carry this thl policy potcy to com completion cm cmpletion cornpletlon ¬
pletion by representing rprOentng tho conclusions cnclulions of ofthe otti ofthis
the ti foreign commissioners commlllonel to the Chinese ChlnewiGovernment Chlnl8 Chlnl8OovErnment ChineseGovernment
Government OovErnment and for this thl purpose IUr PUPO Prof ProfJ Pof PofJ
J W Jenkfl Jnkl has gone to t China with wih In Instructions Instrctlonl inetruotions ¬
structions strctlonl from the President PresidentMeasures Prlltent PrlltentMMeaurl PresidentMeasures
MMeaurl Measures to t put an end to tbe fluctua fluctuation fuctua fuctuaton fiuotuatiozi ¬
tion ton of exchange pxchanpe In China appear appar to t bo bodoslred b bedesired
desired doslr equally equaly by the people pplo and Gov Government G Government ¬
ernment erment of of China and ad by the foreign mer merchants merchanta merchants ¬
chants doing business bulne there there The To rapes representatives rpr rapessentatives ¬
sentatives senttve of the Imperial Imprl Government Governmentunder Goverment Govermentunder Governmentunder
under Instructions from Pekln have
Instctols Pekl sup supported supported
ported prte the representatives rpreenttl of the te United UnitedStates Unlt UnitedStates IUP
States Btate and ad Mexico Mexic at the to principal principa capitals capitalsof cpitl cpitlof
of and of approval approvalof
Europe Europ assurances auranC apprval apprvalof
of the object objecl of tho commission cmiion have been beencommunicate bn bncommunlct beencommunicatet
communicate communlct to our Minister Miitr at Pekln PeklnThe Pekl PekinThe
The Te Secretary Brtr then quotes quote from frm a Jointpetition joint jointpetition joit joitpeition
petition peition recently renty received rived at a the State StateDepartment Slaf StateDepartment
Department Deparent which woic was 8 addressed adr to t the theAmerican th thAercan theAmerican
American Aercan Minister Minitr and other oter members memb of ofthe ofte ofthe
the te Diplomatic DlplomatoCrr Corf Con a at a Pelts Pol by bJ the chair chairman car carman chairman ¬
man of the Shanghai Shagha Hong Hon Kong and andTientsin andTientain
Tientsin General Chambers of Commerce Commerceas
as to the necessity to tho Powers carrying carryingon
on trade with China no leas than to China Chinaherself Chinaherself
herself that this question of a uniform uniformcoinage uniformcoinage
coinage as a preliminary st step p to the es establishment oRtablishnient ¬
tablishment of a currency on a gold basis basisb basisbe
b be taken in hand at once onceSecretary onceSecretary
Secretary Hay says that there Is no doubt doubtthat doubtthat
that the great benefits to the tradeof the thoUnited theUnited
United States and other exporting and andmanufacturing andinantlfacturing
manufacturing nations would result from fromthe fromthe
the adoption of a stable exchange In China Chinathat Chinathat
that the experience of Russia and Japan Japanindicated Japanindicated
indicated that the Introduction of the gold goldstandard goldstandard
standard Increased foreign trade and the theinvestment theinvestment
investment of foreign capital whIle the thoimportations theimportations
importations into China from the United UnitedStates UnitedStates
States during the past year had greatly greatlyfallen greatlyfallen
fallen off partly as a result of the violent violentfluctuations violentfluctuations
fluctuations in silver during this Interval IntervalThe IntervalThe
The Secretary in conclusion says The Thesubject Thesubject
subject Is one of material Importance to tothe tothe
the economic welfare of China and the theUnited theUnited
United States and the successful termina termination termination ¬
tion of the work of the American commis commission oommission ¬
sion would tend to enhance materially the theinfluence theInfluence
influence and prestige of this country in inOriental inOriental
Oriental affairs affairsEMPERORS affairsEVPEROWS
EMPERORS RING DUTIABLE DUTIABLEJade DUTIABLEJade
Jade Not a PrecIous Stone bat a Mineral MineralCompound MineralCompound
Compound to the Custom Home HomeIt HouseIt
It Is jade your Honoi Honorjade jade looted lootedfrom lootedfrom
from a Chinese palace by a Japanese officer officerduring officerduring
during the ChinaJapanese war This Thisargument Thisargument
argument was used by counsel for Tiffany TiffanyCo
It Co who appealed from a decision of tho thoimported thoBoarul
Boarul of Appraisers A quantity of jade jadeImported
imported by Tiffany ft Co some time ago agoas agoas
as precious stones upon which the duty is isto
10 per cent was adjudged by the appraisers appraisersto
to be a mineral compound demanding
45 per cent ad valorem duty dutywent dutyThis
This particular exffibit your Honor Honorwent
went on counsel la a a ring that wasworn waswornby was worn wornby
by the chinese Emperor while practising practisingarchery practisingarchery
archery Its purpose Is to protect the thefinger thefinger
finger against the kick of the departing departingarrow departingarrow
arrowBut arrow arrowBut
But the looted Jade was declared by Judge JudgePlatf JudgePlatt
Platt to be a mineral all the same sameMark sameTo
To Mark Crave r Confederate Soldiers SoldiersWASHINGTON1 SoldiersWASUTNOTOIc
WASHINGTON1 Dee 17 17SenatorForakers 17SenatorForakersbill Senator Porakers Porakersilll
illl appropriating 100000 for marking marking1th ma1dngwith
with 1th white marble tombstones the graves gravesf
of f Confederate soldiers who died in North Northrn Northem
em rn hospitals or prisons was today favora favorably favorably ¬
bly reported to the Senate from the Com Committee Cornmittos ¬
mittee on Military Affairs A similar bill billpassed billpassed
passed the Senate last session but failed failedof filedof
of action in the House HouseHniBla HouseRussia
Russia and Afghanistan AfghanistanRecent AfghanistanRecent
Recent private letters from Afghanistan Afghanistanescribe Afghanistandescribe
describe active military preparations looking lookingo
to o an emergency Fortified posts have been beenBtubllshed beenestablIshed
establIshed at intervals on the main roads roadsending roadsleading
ending from Kabul to the Indian and Russian Russianrentiers Russianfrontiers
frontiers for the protection of depots of sup BUPllea supplies
plies > llea Intended for troops on the march and andhe andthin
thin he Amir Is said to be personally taking much muchnterest muchInterest
Interest In military matters On the Russian Russianilde Puseianside
side all the minor ferries on the Oxus have havewn havebeenclosed
beenclosed wn closed only the railway bridge at Char Charul Charjui
jui ul on the TransCaspian Railway and the thnerry theferry
ferry erry ntKherkl being open for traffic At all allhe allthe
the he other ferries and crossingsguards hax base basebeen a aleen
been leen placed to prevent travel travelAt travelAt
At the same time the Russian authorities authoritiesrere
were taking steps to stimulate their trade traderlth tradewith
with Afghanistan On all goods purchased purchasedly
by ly Afghan traders In Russian territory n nebate arebate
rebate will be granted cqualtto the tax levied leviedn
on > n the merchandise In Afghanistan by the theimlrs theAnlIrs
imlrs officials Further the customs dues duesn dueson
on n goods imported from Afghanistan havo havoleen hassbeen
been leen reduced 20 per cent The effect of theo theolianges thesechanges
changes has been a considerable Increase In Inrude intrade
rude this year yearAnother yearAnother
Another matter of Interest reported is that thatllerlma thatpilgrims
pilgrims > to Mecca from Russian territory ar are areno
10 longer permitted to travel travelthrough through Afghan Afghanstan AfghanIstui
Istui stan and India but go by way of the Trace TrancLasplan Traceaspiari
Lasplan Railway Constantinople and the theSuez theSuez
Suez Canul anal A few who attempted to pass passhrough passthrough
through Afghanistan by unfrequented routes routesrevent routeswere
were intercepted by the Afghan Governor Governorat
at Tastikurgnn and tttrned back the Arnir Arnircooperating
cooperating with the Russian nutsoritie to toprevent
prevent revent the use of the Indian route during duringlie duringtue
tue lie continuance of the plague plagueError plagueEsret
Error of Fire Ply Cents Cause fx Loss i of 117000 117000From 117000From
From fJts Ar IlaSluav and Englnrtrtng Review RrrftvThe ReviewThe
The greatness of little things finds frequent Him Himration lila lilatration
ration In railroad operation A cue has Just been beenIscovered beendiscovered
discovered where cine years ago an error of five fiveents flvecents
cents was made In the computation of a rate sheet sheetictween sheetbetween
between two given points It was found upon In Inestlgatlon invcatigatlon
estlgatlon that as a result of this error the two twoallroads Iworailroads
railroads operating between the two points hay hsvost haylost
lost upward of seventeen thousand dollars during duringhat duringthat
hat time This shows why railroads are so stremi stremiusly strenuoutly
usly opposed to what are considered tnconse tnconseiuentlal taconsequential
iuentlal reductions In rates The buslncis In qufs qufsIon queslion
Ion was limply the passenger traffic between betweenDallas hetuerenDaliL
Dallas Tea and a small town located a few miles milesway milesaway
way It Is the multiplication of the little things thingshat thingsthat
hat so seriously affects railway revenues Toe loss lossf iossof
of > f a fraction of a cent per hundred pounds on some someommodltles somecommOdities
commOdities means thousands If not millions ot otlollars ofdollars
dollars to the railroads and makes the dlderenca dlderencaictween diSereocsbetween
between profit and loss It Is only by the moSt moitealous moStzealous
zealous care that railroads are enabled to maintain maintainheir maintaintheir
heir revenues on a paying basis and It Is for this thiseason ibisreason
reason that the value of little things Is so well under underload understood ¬
stood load by railway officials generally generallyFreedom generallyFreedom
Freedom for Woman Ioman In Masculine Garb GarbIrom GarbJrom
Irom the notion Adurttter AdurttterSince AdHrUerSince
Since Dr Mary Walker Introduced the Ides of ofromen ofwomen
women wearing the masculine habit the has won wonerognltlon wonrecognitIon
recognitIon In a startling way The male Jirli Jirlii giriiis
is i not donned by women for Its comforts but to toonceal toconceal
conceal Identity bury a past and divert to onr onrIde on onside
side Ide the undesired admiration and attentions of ofien ofmen
men menIn ienIn
In the present year alone there have been five fiveecorded fiverecorded
recorded cases where women have risen to mans mansctnmcrclal manssamnierclai
ctnmcrclal and professional stature merely by the theId tueaid
aid Id of hit garments At home the disguise would woulde wouldhe
he e doffed and the prudent modejt housewife ami amiecorous an1decorous
decorous ecorous mother would blossom forth The scorn scornf scornof
of f men add also their flattery U avoided hy a mere mrrhange merechange
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