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WEDNESDAY WDNESDAY FEBRUARY FERUARY 17 1 1804 1804Entered 11 11Et 1904Entered
Et Entered at the te Post Ps omoe at lt New Ne York as Second SecondClass seni SecoilaMI
Class Ca Mall Mal Matter MatterSsbscrlptloni J1 MAtteribKrIptIonJ ter terSbrlptou
Ssbscrlptloni Sbrlptou by y Halt Hall Postpaid PostpaidDAILY PostpaIdDAILY otPald otPaldDAIY
DAILY Per Pr Year e 600 600SUNDAY 00 00SUNDXY
SUNDAY Psr Pe Year yea 100 100DAILY 00 00I
I DAILY DAILYANDSUNDAYrerlter AND SUNDAY Per Ier Year yer 8 800 800DAILt 00 00DAILY
DAILY DAtV AND SUNDAY SUNDAYler Per Month Jcntb 70 70Poatazo 7DPctlo 70V05t580
Poatazo Pctlo to fortlfn countries euntres added addedTHE added addedI
I THE Tl TK SUN New York Vor YoT City CityPinisKIoiQue cityPAnzs1tloque IY IYPImo
PinisKIoiQue PImo que No No17nur 1 near a Grand Orad Hots Heel ant aadKlosque a4 a4Elolue antElosque
Klosque Elolue No 10 Boulevard lulevr des de Capuclnei CapuclneiIf Capucne
If our trtinai who tlo furor farr in I with IUI mtnuierifll crp far farpuMcoton torpullealorlllo forpjbUCOjtOl
puMcoton pullealorlllo wish to hat la I njtctti IIcd artltln arle ritunMtf I th Aty Atyntiurt hi y ymtsW
ntiurt 111 In n all casu ca send nd clamp 10m tor fa1 forltai that pvrpaii pvrpaiiOur pr prOur puepeseOur
Our Trade With Wlb the Par tal East EastThe EaltThe EastThe
The United States Stte wants Wltl aa a large a ashare ashare
I sharoaa share as a con CI be had of the trade of the theworld theword theworld
world word In I the the near nea future futur it may need needthat ned needl I
l that larger lager share sharePolitical shar
2 Political Poltial events eve and ad the activity acivty of ofcertain ofcertain I
certain crtain groups Koup of individuals individual interested interestedin interestedI
in I trade trae extension extesion across acrO the Pacific Pacifichavo Pacifo Pacifohave PacificF
F have given prominence to our commer commercial commerdal oommerclal ¬
cial relations relatons gven and opportunities oppruites JJi that thatdirection thatdirecton thatdirection
direction directon While 11ie our sales sae in i the area areaembraced areaembra areaembraced
embra embraced by China Chino Japan Japn Hong Hog Kong KongCorea KonKCora KongCorea
Corea Cora and id Asiatic Aslato Russia constitute csttute only onlyabout onlyabout onlyabout
about three per cont cent of our total ex exports ex expor x xports ¬
ports por the results of the attention atenton and andenterprise andenteir andenterprlie
enterprise enteir devoted to that area are areshown1 areshowby areshownby
showby shownby shown1 by the fact of a 0 fivefold fvefold increase increasein increa
3 in i our sales Iles during the post pat ten years yearsThe year yearsThe
The inference Iferenc is i L obvious obviou When Whe the thetraders thetrador thetraders
traders trador of the United States State become becomen becomekTdtT6ot
r n ke lne kTdtT6ot lTo tU ino 6pi6riuhitie9 pp it hitli ltM which whichlie whl tth1hlie b ble
lie le broadly bronly open opn to them and become becomemore becomemore becomemore i
more strongly impressed impree than th they tey now noware nowi noware
i are with the everincreasing everincreling necessity necessityfor
for opening oplng new markets for our pro productions productons ¬
ductions they will find fd that the ex experience ¬
1 ductons wi
11 I perience in trade development developmet in the theFar theFar theFar
Far East can readily readiy be b duplicated duplcated in inother Inother Inlu
lu I other quarters of the globe globeA
A very ery large percentage percentge of our in increase i Increase ¬
crease creae in that Eastern Eter trade is repre represented represente reproi ¬
i sented sente by sales in a few special specal lines linesThis lne linesThis
This is good as 1 far as a it goes but the im important imporant Irnh ¬
h portant porant requirement in Americas for foreign foreig forE ¬
E eign eig trade is a larger distribution ditrbuton of the thehundreds thehundres thet
t I hundreds hundres of minor and miscellaneous miscellaneousarticles micelaneou micelaneouarice miscellaneoust
t articles arice whose production producton or manufac manufacture maufac maufacture nianufacI ¬
and to toAmerct toAmerican
I k ture gives employment emploent wages
1 American Amerct workmen and profits profts to Amer American American AmerI ¬
I ican proprietors proprietorsIt proprietor
It is in that direction that our enter enterprise enterprise enterprise ¬
prise anti energy ener y should be turned tured ia iathe iathe inI
I the Far East and Id elsewhere elsewhereThe elsewhereThe elsewhereThe
The Bnlfottr Balour Government Goverment Still Stl Stands StandsSo StandsSo StandsSo
So absorbing absorbin during durng the lost ten days dayshas day daysI
I has ha been the news now from frm the seat of war warthat warthat warthat
that beyond giving givig an outline ouUne of Mr MrGERALD Jr JrGERLD MrGaLo
GERALD GERLD BALTOURS speech the des despatches de desf ¬
f patches from London Lndon have told us little littleor lte lteor
or nothing nthng about the prolonged debate debateon
on Mr JOHN MOBLEYB amendment to tothe tothe tothe
the address addros although athough the amendment amendmentaimed aendment aendmentaimed amendmentaimed
aimed at the overthrow overhrow of the Balfour BalfourGovernment Balour BalourGoverment BalfourGovernment
Government Goverment and le had it been supported supportedby supporte
by all al the Unionist Free Fe Feeders iooder would wouldundoubtedly wouldundoubtedly wouldundoubtedly
undoubtedly have attained attaine its it purpose purposeHow purpoeeHow purposeHow
How are ae wo e to account for the fact that thaton thaton thaton
on the division which took place plae on Mon Monday Monday Monday ¬
day night the amendment although althoughIrish althoughIrish althoughIrish
Irish Nationalists atonalst as n well wel as Liberals Liberalsvoted Liberal Liberalsvoted
voted for it was wa beaten by a I majority majorityof
of 51 51The 51The 51The
The whole number of Conservatives Conservativesand Conservatves Conservatvesand
and LiberalUnionists who are reso resolutely reo reolutely resolutely ¬
lutely opposed to the preferential preferental tariff tariffadvocated tar tariffadvocated
advocated avocated by Mr r CIIAMBEULAIM CJAlIERLAI has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been put plt by some onlookers onlooker as 1 high as a ahundred I ahundred
hundred hudred and has hn been computed compute by no nobody noboy nobody ¬
body boy at lees les than sixty Had even evenfiftyfour evenffyfour eveni
i fiftyfour ffyfour Free Fooders Fooder voted vote for the theMorley theMorley theMorley
Morley amendment it would have been beencarried ben bencarrie beencarried
carried carrie As a matter mater of fact the ma majority mi majority ¬
jority jorty of them helped to retain retai the Bal Balfour Bl Blfour Baifour ¬
four Government Gocrment in power only twenty twentyeight twentreight twentyeight
eight being counted with the opposition oppositionCuriously oppsiton oppsitonCuriously oppositionCuriously
Curiously enough however the twenty twentyeight twentyeight twentyeight
eight scceders seem to have been com composed comJ cornpHeI ¬
posed J cd mainly not of LiberalUnionists LiberalUnionistsbut LberalUnionists LberalUnionistsbtt
but btt of Conservatives Conservatve the inference inferenc Is Isjustified lajustfed isjustified
justified justfed by the fact that the only names namesmentioned nam nammentoned namesmentioned
mentioned mentoned are those of exChancellor exChacelor of ofthe orth ofthe
HAMILTON HAmLTON lately hil Sucretary of State for forIndia forIndia forIndia
India and Lord Hiioil CKCIL a son of the thelate thelate thelate
late Marquis of SALISBuRy The split splitin aplt apltin
in the ranks of the Free Fooders Fooder is 11 ex explicnblo explcable oxplicablo
plicnblo plcable on only three grounds First Firstftrtluctance Firstrfllctncc Firstrciiictitnce
ftrtluctance rfllctncc to compel a new general generalelection generaiec generalelection
election ec tion nt It this time tme secondly Ilondly a n willing willingn wiing wiingIIM
n Vsao to credit i edit Mr 1r GERALD BALFOURS BALFOURSassurance BALFOURSa BALF0URSasouratice
assurance a IIM raic that Ihlt the retaliatory retalatory tariff tarifffriy tarlI tarifff
friy lv f irpred red by his brother the Prime Minis MinispjfrytRS Minist lnls lnlsiPas
iPas t pjfrytRS in no 10 sense a 1 protectionist protectionit but butessentially butlAentaly butiientially
essentially lAentaly n 1 free trade project and andthirdly andthlrJy andthirdly
thirdly thlrJy a dislike 1lkc oven to seem to counte countonoticb counten counteni
n ni noticb c the th Irish Jrishdemand demand for Home Rule RuleWe RuleCWe RuleWa
CWe We are re unable to see how the accept acceptance aocpt aocptIUC acceptanco ¬
ance IUC of Mr Ir GERALD BALFOURB suite ctatoment ctto cttoment suitement
ment with credulity creuly can be reconciled reconciledwith recncie reconciledwth
with lt the admission admlRfion made by Mr A J JiALFOUR JltFoun JIiALFOUI1
iALFOUR ltFoun himself hlmlelf in one of his h public publicst publo publoces pubiloriieqcs
cches that he personally
st riieqcs pereonaly approved approvedof
of Air 1t CHAMBERLAINS CIAlIERLAINS programme progrmmo but butlhat butthat butlhat
lhat considering cnslderin neither neiher his party prty nor northe northe northe
the country untry ripe for it he should for fortho forth forthoprcscnt
tho th thoprcscnt lpeeent present refrain from any attempt attempttopromote atempt atempttoproole attempttopronote
it As this declaration
topromote decaraton was wasIpJJowed wa wasQiQw
IpJJowed qi QiQw we by the admission admlislon of avowed avowedconverts avowedconver avowedconvcr
converts conver convcr of Mr CHAMBERLAIN CUA IEnLIN into the theCabinet thebinet thetabinet
Cabinet binet the facts scorn to warrant the thodeduction thef theI
f deduction I d ctor ctioi that the retaliatory retalatory tariff tarif de delr dei deeiir
eiir lr i Vf by the Prime Minister would prove proveIn proveIn provei
In i practice > rict a halfway haIwny house houle to a tariff tarifffor trlt
3 for preference prerer nce It is intelligible Intelgible how however howve however ¬
ever ve that many nany Free Foodors though thoughthey thoughthey thoughthey
they may look lok upon upn the Premier as a aprotectionist aprotctonbt aprotectionist
protectionist protctonbt who merely lacks the thecourage thecourage thecourage
courage of hia hi hiseonvictiona convictions cnvictons might put putfaith putraUh putt
t faith in his brothers lothers promise that no noItopa noatp noc
c atp Itopa tending to protection protecion would woud be betaken betakn betaken
taken takn by the present p ent Government Gvernment They Theymay Tey Teycy Theymay
may cy have deeittcd it expedient expdint there therefore thererore therefore ¬
fore to let the Balfour BaIour Ministry remain remainIn remainI
In I office ofce until unti some Bore important Impornt public publiabusiness publa publabuies publicC
C business buies has hl been beep finished fnishe That Tht they theywill theywi theyivill
will wi remain on sufferance suteranc is i evident evdent from fromtho fromthe fromthe
the outcome of the division diviion Assuming Assuminghat Assumingthat umlng umlngthlttbe
hat thlttbe the Irish Nationalists Natolllt will wl maintain maintainiheir mintin mintiniel maintainiheir
iheir iel present attitude atttude we can vn see that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the Government may mu mar be b upset upet at any anymoment anymoment anymoment I
moment by the transfer tranfer of twentysix twentysixFree twentyixFee twentysixFree I
Free Fee Feeders Fooder from one on oneobbyto obby obbyto to another anotherWhat aother aotherWhat anotherWhat
What reason rason Is there thei to suppose suppoe that thatihe tht thtme thatthe
the me Irish Nationalists Natona ta Vill rUl m reverse revere tho thoposition thopiton theposition
position piton which they took toqir on Monday MondayThe lIonday lIondayrhe Mondayrho
The Government G aovcriInent ven ment has ha thus thu far declined declne to togratify toprauy togratify
gratify prauy at the present prct session se tn their wish wishtor wlb wlboi4lrlh wishoriinIrLsh
I tor oi4lrlh oriinIrLsh an Irish tfe Catholic tholo University Unlvlity J equipped equipp
for teaching teaohg function fubln on n a scale Aclett Aclettould that thatwould thatwould
would ould place plac it on a levelwithTrinity levelwithTrinityCollege Jvel iovelwth wih IrInIty IrInItyCollege rlnty rlntyColege
College Colege Dublin Dubln We infer moreover moreoverfrom morover moroverfrom moreoverfrom
from Mr JOHN JOlN REDMONDS speech Bp c that thateven tat tateven thateven
even if I It a promise proml to endow enowa a Catholic CatholicUniversityhad Catolo CatoloUnlv CatholloUnIvrslty
Universityhad Unlv UnIvrslty riy h had been on given it would woulnot woulnothve not nothave nothave
have hve sufficed sufc to t gain the support suppr of the theNationalists theNntonalit theNationalista I
Nationalists Nntonalit Mr REDMOND distinctly distinctlysaid ditncty ditnctyslid distinctlysaid
said slid that no Government Gov tment tnment whether Union Unionist Unionit Unionlot ¬
lot it or Liberal Llbrat could cul expect expct the thoald aid of ofNationalist oCNatonalit ofNationalist
Nationalist Natonalit votes so long as it repelled repelledthe reple repelledthe
the fundamental fudaental demand demnd of Ireland for forHome forHome forHome
Home Rule He and his hi colleagues c eague he hedeclared bedeclr hodeclared
declared declr would woud join Joi in i no expression expresion of ofconfidence ofconfdenc ofconfidence
confidence confdenc in any Government Goverment which whichdeclined whichdeclne whichdeclined
declined declne even to consider cnider the demand demandIt demandI
It I is I possible psible that Mr lrJom JOHN REDMONDS REDMONDSspeech REDMONIs REDMONIsspech 1EDONbaspeech
speech spech which was wa delivered delvere late In the theevening theevening theevening
evening may have been ben seized seize upon lpn by bysome byMOe bysome
some MOe Free F Fooders Fooer as a a pretext pretxt for ad adhering adhering adhering ¬
hering temporarily temporrly to tho Government GovernmentThey Govorment GovormentTIY GovernmentThey
They TIY might argue 8ie that tht by going ging into Int the thesame thesame thesame
same lobby with the Nationalists Natonalit after afterMr afterMr afterMr
Mr REDMONDS proclamation procamaton of the thelatters thelaters thelatters
latters laters resolve they might seem to have haverenounced haverenouc haverenounced
renounced Rule renouc their opposition oppiton to Home HomeRule HomeRule HomeRule
We may Dy take tk for granted gante that tht the Bal Balfour Bl Blfour Batfour ¬
four Government Goverment will wi not because bcue it itdare i Itdare
dare not accept acpt the conditions cnditons imposed imposedby impse
by the Home Rulers Ruler We now knowalso knowalsofrom knowalsofrom know also alsofrom
from Mr M REDMOND REMOND that tht nothing nothig short shor of ofsuch ofBUc ofsuch
BUc such a concession cncion will wiaW secure Nationalist Nationalistsupport Natonait Natonaitsuppr Nationalistsupport
support suppr It I follows folo1 that tht whenevor the theFree theFee theFree
Free Fee Feeders Foer choose choo to act together oitber one oneagainst Ic an4 an4against
against againt the Government Mr BILFOUR BLOUR BLOURwi DLrounwill BILFOURwill
wi will be b beaten beatenThe hten htenThe beatenThe
The Lesson Leson of the Baltimore Fire FireWithin FireWihin FireWithIn
Within Wihin the space spae of little ltte more than tha a ageneration I Igeneraton ageneration
generation generaton three t great geat American Aerica cities citieshave cites citeshave citieshave
have been visited vit by devastating devttig fires firesThe fres firesThe
The Chicago fire fre in i 1871 destroyed destroyedproperty destroyedpropery destroyedproperty
property propery of the value of 1282000000 1282000000Nearly 128200 282000000Nearly
Nearly three thee and ad a third square squ miles mileswere mUe mUewere mIlewere
were burned bU1e over and 250 25 lives lves were lost lostThe lostThe lostThe
The conflagration confagaton of 1872 in I Boston Botn laid laidwaste laidwMte laidwaste
waste sixtyfive sixtyfve acres of land lad and sacri sacrificed sacr sacrificed ¬
ficed fced fifteen ffteen lives lve The property prpry losi lossamounted losiamouted losiamounted
amounted amouted to 80000000 8000 The Baltimore Baltimoredisaster Bntmore Bntmorediater BaltImoredisaster
disaster diater of last week reduced to ashes ashesan Ihes Ihesan
an area ae of 140 10 acres ncre and ad destroyed detroye prop property property property ¬
erty valued vaued at upward of 11000 100000000 100000000It
It wiped wpe out a 0 large part of the business businessdistrict busines businesdistrot busInessdIstrIct
district distrot and Id prostrated the commerce commerceand commercead commerceand
and ad industry industr from which the city ciy draws drawsits drawsit drawsIts
its it sustenance sustenanceThe sutnance sutnanceTe sustenanceThe
The Te wholesale wholeae destruction detrcton of wealth wealthincident weath weathicdent wealthincident
incident icdent to such conflagrations cntgatons as a these thesenot thee theenot thesenot
not only impoverishes impoverihes the community communityimmediately oommulty oommultyimmediatel communityimmediatelyaffected
immediately immediatel immediatelyaffected affected afected but also alo endangers endangersthe endagers endagersthe
the prosperity prosperityofthenation of the nation The Chicago Chicagoand Chicagoand Chicagoand
and Boston fires fres helped materially materialy to toprecipitate toprecpitat toprecipitate
precipitate precpitat the financial flclnl crisis cris of 1873 1373The 1873The 1873The
The full ful consequences of the Baltimore Baltimorefire Balimore Balimorefre Baltimorefire
fire fre will wl not be felt for some time tme to t come comeThe comeThe comeThe
The reconstruction recnstrcton of the city cty will wi neces necessitate nece necesitte necessitate ¬
sitate sitte the th withdrawal wthdrawa of a hugo volume volumeof
of capital apltl from its is present prtent employments employmentsFor
For every ever person who finds fnds work in the thobuilding thebuiding thebuilding
building buiding and ad allied al industries Indutrie several severalwill everalwi overalwill
will wi be made mae idle in i other occupations occupationspartly occupatons occupatonsprty occupationspartly
partly prty because becaue of the dislocation dilocaton of ofcapital ofcapital ofcapital
capital partly prty because beau8 of the impover impoverishment impoverihmet Impoverishment ¬
ishment ihmet of a largo body of consumers consumersthrough consumer consumersthrough
through the fire fireIn fre freIn fireIn
In the case cae of Baltimore Balmore as well wel as asBoston MBoton asBoston
Boston Boton and Id Chicago Chicao disaster was wa in invited i Invited ¬
vited vit by the te prevalence prevaence of buildings buidig of offlimsy offimy offlimsy
flimsy fimy construction constrcton The Te conditions conditionswlilch conditionswhich conditionswhich
which existed exist there are more or less lesscommon lesscommon lesscommon
common to all al our cities ctes American Americanhouses Americanhoues Americanhouses
houses houes like lke American Aerca machinery macher are arebuilt arebuUt arebuilt
built on the idea of close c0e economy with withreference withreference withreference
reference to the immediate utilitarian utilitarianpurpose utltrian utltrianpurose utilitarianpurpose
purpose purose in hand If I as a in New York Yorkthe Yorkthe Yorkthe
the avprage life le of a building buidig is only onlyabout onlyabout onlyabout
about twenty years year it seems seem a waste wasteof wMteof wasteof
of material to produce produc a structure structuredesigned structuredcsigned structuredesigned
designed to last lat a hundred hudred Cheapness Cheapnessof Cheapnee Cheapneeof
of construction constructon has ha its advantages advatges in inpromoting inpromotng inpromoting
promoting promotng the growth growh of a new city cityBut cityBut cityBut
But when the place has h become becme populous populousand populou populouand
and the sense sns of public publo danger dager arises arisesthe aries ariesthe arisesthe
the fire fre menace is already firmly frmly in intrenched Intrenchod intrenched ¬
trenched behind vested veste property propry Inter Interests Intr Intrest interests ¬
ests est The Te building buiding laws law may be made mademore mademore mademore
more stringent but the oid Inflammable Inflammablebuildings infammable infammablebuidings InflammablebuildIngs
buildings buidings remain remainOur remai remainOur
Our legislators legslatr and ad municipal muicipl authori authorities authorite authorities ¬
ties te have hesitated hesitted to interfere Iterfere with withexisting withexitng withexistIng
existing exitng property propry rights They Tey have haveinstead haeInstead haveInstead
instead sought to secure the public publicsafety publo publoarety publicsafety
safety chiefly chlefy by increasing Increaing the efficiency efficiencyof efcency efcencyof
of fire fre fighting fghtig agencies agences Our Fire FireDepartments FireDeprment FireDepartments
Departments Deprment are reputed reput to be the best bestorganized bestorganized bestorganized
organized and ad equipped equipp in i the world worldyet worldyet worldyet
yet within a period perod marked by the thepartial theparil thepartial
partial paril destruction detrcton of throe thro great Amen American Amer Amencan ¬
can ca cities cte not one important import European Europeancity Europl Europlciy Europeancity
city ciy has ha been crippled by fire fre The Fire FireDepartment FireDeparment FireDepartment
Department Deparment of Baltimore Blmore has hI always alwaysstood alwaysstood alwaysstood
stood high in the estimation estmaton of experts expertsin expr
in i the insurance i6urlc business busine Its It water watersupply watersupply watersupply
supply is superior to that of New York YorkBut YorkBut YorkBut
But neither availed avaie before a conjunction conjunctionof conjuncton conjunctonof
of circumstances circumtces which whch might conceiv conceivably conciv concivably concelvably ¬
ably arise arse In I any other of our big cities citiesRepeated ctes ctesRpated citiesRepeated
Repeated Rpated threats thret of epidemics epidemic were werorequired wererequire wererequired
required require to arouse aroW public publc sentiment sntment in inNew InNew inNew
New York to the necessity nocellty of radical radicaltenement raicl raicltenement radicaltenement
tenement house reform The State StatoTenement Stto SttoTenement StateTenement
Tenement House Hous Commission appointed appointedby appointe
by Governor Goveror ROOSEVELT in 1000 10 obtained obtainedthe obtine obtainedthe
the adoption adopton of legislation legilaton which affected affectedold afece affectedold
old tenements as a well wel as new It en enforced enrorc enforced ¬
forced rorc the claims of public publo health healtl and andmorals andmorals am ammorals
morals against the privileges priviege and Ind im immunities immunites immunities ¬
munities munites usurped uurped by property proprty Interests InterestsThe Interest interestsThe
The Baltimore Bltmore disaster should warn war our ourbig ourbig ourbig
big urban urba communities commuites of the necessity necessityof necelityor
of a reform reorm in existing existng legislation legielaton relating relatingto
to fire fre protection protectionNo protecton protectonNo
No big city cty without an adequate sec secondary eecondar seeondary ¬
ondary ondar supply of water is I prepared prepre to tocope tocop tocope
cop cope with such a fire tre as 8 was that in Balti Baltimore Balt I3altimore ¬
more mor within an hour after afer the explosion explosionin
in the Hurst Hurt drygoods drn oos store It is ad admitted admited admitted ¬
mitted mited that tht in i certain ceri conditions conditons by no nomeans nomeanslnrrequent nomeans
means meanslnrrequent infrequent in this city clt a fire fre well wellestablished wel wellestablished
established establshed on either side of the business businessdistrict busiess busiessditrict businessdistrict
district ditrict of Manhattan Mahta feeding on ware warehouses warehoul warehouses ¬
houses houl and tenements tenement and driven by a aseventymileanhour aaeventymleanhour aseventymileanhour
seventymileanhour aeventymleanhour gale with our ourFire ourFire ourFire
Fire Department Deparment hampered hampre by a heavy heavysnow heavyen heavysnow
snow en ow fall rai would wipe out everything everythingbefore everythig everythigbfoe everythingbefore
before it An independent water
bfoe iependent sup supply supply supply ¬
ply with independent idepndent pumping stations stationswould stationswould taton
would mean to our ou fire fre lighters fghter com complete complete cornplete ¬
plete Independence idepndenc of street tr t conditions conditionsand conditon
and of the Croton Coton water supply which whicheven whloheven whicheven
even now no is i i inadequate Inaequate to t the growing growingdemands irowlg growingdemands
demands demds of this rapidly growing city cityIt cty ctyI cityIt
It would moan mon that a great geat belt blt of the thecity te tecty thecity
city pletely cty in the th drenched drenchedNo drenche path of tho fire fre could cud be b com completely cm cmpletely cornpletely ¬
No more valuable vauable plan pla to fortify foriy New NewYork NewYork NewYork
York against agist a big bil disaster dir by fire f has hasever b hasover
ever been ben proposed proposd than th that of o our ourenlightened ou ourenlightened
enlightened Mayor to establish a
enite Myor etblh system systemof 81tem 81temof
of large 1arg salt saltwa1r water we f r mains mi throughout tbuout tho thof thor
r I
cty city c1t below blo Fortysecond rorecnditrt Forrseoond street drawing drawingtheir drawil drawilthelteupply drawingtheir
their thelteupply supply froin t ft zi the th NorthandEait NorthandEaitrivers Norh North ad and East Eastrivers
rivers The plan q is scientific scientfo and feas feasible feasible ¬
ible ible and it would insure to thi this city cty at ata ata ata
a comparatively compratvely slight slght coat cst an mel inexhaustible ineshaustble melhaustible ¬
haustible haustble secondary secondar supply of salt slt water waterthat waterthat
that would prohibit a widespread widepra con conflagration cn cnfagrton coflflagratlon ¬
flagration flagrationThe fagrton fagrtonle
The le Era of Vivid Viid Compliments ComplimentsWe Complmentl ComplmentlWe
We have little lte sympathy srmpthy with the com complaintof cm cmplaint cornplaint ¬
plaintof plaint of h correspondent that the multi multicolored mut multicolored ¬
colored colore expressions in praise prais of our ourChief ourChler ourChief
Chief Executive Executve which we grouped on onSunday onSunday onSunday
Sunday in a 0 bouquet of goup exceptional exceptionalmagnificence excptonal excptonalmagifcenc exceptionalmagnificence
magnificence magifcenc are distinguished dlstngihed by what whatho whathe whatho
ho somewhat crudely o dely calls cll slobber MelobberThi slobberThis slobberThIS
This Thi view seems m to us to denote dente an acidu acidulated acidulate aoidulated ¬
lated late mind mindThe mindThe mindThe
The standard stadar of good taste in oomph complimentary cmpl oomphmentary ¬
mentary mentr phrasing phasing is I goq wbltrary dbltrar and ad rein relative rel reintice ¬
tive tve not absolute abolute It varies Tarle exceed exceedingly exced excedIgly exceedingly ¬
ingly Igly in i different diferet parts pr of the world and andit nndIt andit
it has ha varied varie even more ftti at different differentperiods diferent diferentpriods differentperiods
periods priods of history hitory MATTHEW MAHEW ARNOLD ARNOLDfor ARNOWfor ARN0Wfor
for example would never have hve dreamed dreamedof drme
of employing employg the fullfaced fulfac adjectives adjectiveswhich adjectiveswhich
which HOMER HOJla freely frly bestowed btoe upon his hisheroes hi hisheroes
heroes heros An incandescent incndescent eulogy that thatmay thatmay thatmay
may appear appar inadequate or cold cld to the theOriental theOrienta theOriental
Oriental Orienta maker thereof often strikes strikesthe strlke strikesthe
the Westerner of the more reserved and andreticent andretcnt andreticent
reticent retcnt type tpa as extravagant extrvagt or even eveninsincere evenInelncr eveninsincere
insincere insincereBearing Inelncr insincereBearing
Bearing Baring this thi in mind it is philosophical philosophicalto
to expect expct that the present preent highly behly itali italicized ital itahicized ¬
cized cze fashions in public publo life le and ad particu particularly pticu pticularly particularly ¬
larly in circles near the centre centr of poll political pl polltical ¬
tical tcl interest interet will wi be reflected refecte henceforth henceforthin henceforh henceforhIn
in the forma tor of speech spoh used use semioffi semiofficially serof semioflidaIly
daIly caly for purposes purps of compliment complmen and ex expression expr oxprUsslon ¬
pression pr lto of approval 9fapproval or friendship ien iblp Our Ourcorrespondent Ourcorrepndent Ourcorrespondent
correspondent correpndent may my not Iik like this ib change changebut changebut changebut
but we dont see se how he is I going to toprevent topreent toprevent
prevent it The Te verb itself isel i 1 is > bound bud to tobecome tobcome tobecome
become bcome more and more strenuous strenuousAfter strenuou strenuousAfter
After Afer all al it amounts aouts merely to pitch pitching pitchjag ¬ I IIng
ing the complimentary complientr note a few octaves octaveshigher ocaves ocaveshigher octaveshigher
higher or transferring transfering the color clor scheme schemeto
to the primary primar pigments pigents Proportion Proportiondimension Poporion Poporiondimension Proportiondimension
dimension and Id degree degee can be b preserved preservedas prerve
as a well wel as 1 before beforeThere beforeThere beforeThere
There is another and more mor serious seriousreason seriousreaon seriousreason
reason reaon why it is i wrong for a loyal citizen citizento ctzen ctzento
to describe slobber the well ¬
as a wel con considered consl considered
sidered sl ere phrases in which Cabinet officer officerand ofcr ofcrad officersand
and ad others otherf are striving strlyllg to express expess their theiradmiration theiramirton theiradmiration
admiration amirton of Mr ROOSEVELT R008BVI To de deplore de deplore dophore ¬
plore this tendency is in some sense to tocriticise tocltclse tocriticise
criticise cltclse the te Chief Magistrate Magitrte himself himselffor hiel himselffor
for he established the practice of
etblshe pratc o super superlatives 8upr 8uprlatves superlatives ¬
latives latves in I his bi memorable memorble compliment complient to toMr toMr toMr
Mr ROOT ROOTrin Roorrln RooxrIn
rin JOHN JOlN HAT HA I have ve a grtit Irtl rest Secrelar Secretary of State Statela StateIn Statein
In PmuuNDiTR PILOJR KNOX Ko I have a great rex Attorney AttorneyGeneral Atorey AtoreyGeneral AttorneyGeneral
General In other Cabinet post postilave I have treat rrl men menELIBD mentLIBU menELIHU
ELIBD ROOT could take any lY of tneae tbee places and ad fill fillIt ni niaa flitIt
It a aa well wel aa a the man wbo Is I now no there ther And In Inaddition Inaddilon Inaddition
addition addilon be le U 1 what wlal probably prbabl none nOle of these thOe gentle gentlemen rente rentemen gentlemen ¬
men could be a treat crat Secretary Secrtr of War WarELIBu WarELIBuHOO KLIBO KLIBOHOOT EuauItooT
HOOT HOO li the tie ablest man I have known kon In our Govern Governmental Gover Govermental Governmental ¬
mental service I will wi to further He II b I the belrt belrtI great greatest ¬
est I man that has b appeared appered In I the tie publics puble life of any anycountry a acountr anycoUntry
country countr In any position poston on either elberlde side of oUbe the ocean oceanIn oe oceanIn
In my time timeThus tlmeThus
tme tmeThus
Thus the President showed his hi Cabi Cabinet Cbl Cblnet Cabinet ¬
net and all al others other how a modern moern semi semiofficial sem semiofficial ¬
official ofcal compliment complment may be b almost abnOt Orient Orientally Orient Orientally ¬
ally aly vivid without withou being beig really realy either ex extravagant extravagantor oxtravagantor ¬
insincere and at the
travagantor or Ineincre same sametime sametime sametime
time how superlatives superlatves maybe may b be employed employedin employ
in such a manner as to leave room for forfine forfne forfine
fine fne distinctions distnctons in the gradation graaton and andaward andaward andaward
award of praise praiseAfter praiseAter praiseAfter
After Ater that example what wonder that thatthe that thatthe
the Secretary Scretary of the Treasury should shoud feel feelthat fel feltht feelthat
that tht without the suspicion of M slobber slobberhe lobbr lobbrhe
he might properly proprly describe descib his hl Chief as asthat a athat asthat
that scholar among all al scholars scholar that thatPrince thatPrinc thatPrince
Prince Princ among Americans AmericansTho Amerins AmerinsTho
Tho Drlnuner Drummer Abroad AbroadGermany AbroadGerany AbroadGermany
Germany Gerany stands tnds at the head of all al the thenations thenatons thenations
nations natons of the earth in the number nubr of ofrestrictions ofrestrictions ofrestrictions
restrictions placed place about the enter enterprising enterprilng enterpnising ¬
prising commercial traveller traveler fromabroad fromabroadwho from abroad abroadwho abroadwho
who seeks seck to sell sel goods goos to her citizens citizensIn ctzn ctznIn
In France and Great Britain ritin a foreigner foreignerselling foriger forigerselng foreignerselling
selling selng goods is I treated treate as a citizen ctin is isIn I isIn
In Russia he is i taxed txe and ad regulated regulate but butGermany butGermany butGermany
Germany requires of him than
require more any anyother anyother anyother
other nation nationThe naton natonThe nationThe
The foreign foreig forelgnbagman bagman in Germany Gerany must mustget mut mutget mustget
get a license lcense unless uless he deals deal in I fruit fruiteggs rrt rrteggs fruiteggs
eggs poultry pultry beeswax beeIw3x or honey but butif butit butit
it he is I of repulsive repulive appearance appranc ha will willnot wl willnot
not be allowed alowe to trade trae any lyway anyway way Neither Neitherwill Neitherwi Neitherwill
will wi a person pron who within three years yearshas year yearshasserved
has ha hasserved served Rrve a ajailsentenceofthreo jnll jai Bentenceof pentence oUbree three months monthsbe
be allowed alowe to peddle pddle nor a person under undertwentyfive undertwentyfve undertwentyfive
twentyfive twentyfve years ear of age nor a drunk drunkard drnk drnkar drunkard ¬
ard ar nor a person pron who does not support supporthis euppr
his hi children chidren properly proprly and ad give them themall themal themall
all al a proper education educaton Besides Beidel the thenumber thenumbr thenumber
number numbr propr of licenses IcenPe to bo b issued ie8uo for each eachdistrict ech echdistrict eachdistrict
district is fixed by law and will
fxed lw winot not ba baexceeded b beexceeded
exceeded nor will licenses be
exceee wi lonsel b granted grantedfor gante
for trade which the authorities outhoriic think thinkis thinki
is i not needed in the district Licenses Licensesare LcnacB LcnacBare
are good gOOI only in the districts dltrlct for which whichthey whichthey whichthey
they are issued iue and at atny atany any time tmetbe timothe the holder holdermay holdermay holdermay
may be sent ont out of Germany if the au authorities authorites authonitlea ¬
thorities thorites want to got rid of him himIn himIn himIn
In Russia Husia the agent of a foreign foreig house housemust houe houemust housemust
must pay py an annual Innunl tax tx of 160 16 rubles I
< 7725 unless unlesf the H e head bed of the house houie is isn I isa I In
n Jew in which case Cl6e tho tax ta is 500 S rubles rubless2575o i
25750 257 50 Formerly Formery all a foreign houses houseshad homeshad houseshad
had to pay the higher tax but since 1801 1801the 19o1the
the rate for Christians Christans has been reduced reducedA rour
A communal tax ta of 2317 is Imposed Imposedonce
once Travelling Travelng agents with wih no per permanent permanont ¬ I Imanont
manont home must pay a State indus industrial Industrial ¬
trial tral tax tx of 2317 each year and a com communal communal cornmunal ¬
munal tax t of 515 Ten per cent of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the amount amout of the tax tx is charged charge for the thelicense thelccnBo thelicense
license lccnBo and local authorities authorites impose imposetaxes Impe Impetxes imposetaxes
taxes txes and fees for the benefit bneft of the thelower thelower thelower
lower commercial commercal schools Upon their theirarrival theirarrival theirarrival
arrival in Russia travelling travelng agents must mustreport mut mutreport mustreport
report at the customs house and pay paytheir py pytheir paytheir
their fees feC Firms Flrm entering Russia Rusi only onlyto onlyto onlyto
to buy are not taxed taxe and every effort effortis oror
is i made mae to forward forard their plans and andfirms andfrs andfirms
firms frs endeavoring endeavorng to sell sol goods goos are al allowed allowed allowed ¬
lowed to take out their licenses Icn whenever wheneverthey wheneverthey wheneverthey
they please pleae As the rates differ difer In dif different di different ¬
ferent districts a good goo part prt of the fees feescharged fee feescharged
charged chrge at one place plao may bo b saved aae by byobtaining b byobtaining
obtaining a license lcense at another anotherIn aother aotherIn
In Brazil Brazi agents of foreign houses housesare hoUs hoUsare
are not taxed txe by the Government Goverment but butthey butthey butthey
they must mut pay py municipal muicipl fees fe In Rio Riodo Ro Rode Riodo
do Janeiro these thee fees fe amount aout to about abut abutSSUO aboutp460
15400 but the collection oolecton is i lax lx In Per Pernarabuco Pernambuc Pernambuco
narabuco nambuc and a Maranhao Marao the fees fe fee are ar
SI020 110920 in i Ceara 114742 11743 in Para Pam Porto PortoAlegre Poro PoroAlege PortoAlegre
and Bahia 646 in Amazons
Alege Alegre Id Bhi S6 i on
S8 4380 while whle in I Rio Grande Grnde and ad Polotas Polotasthey Polo Polotathey
they amount aout to 1273 1273Many 273 273Many 273Many
Many countries admit commercial
i 44 Q coutre tt amt mer
travellars thel llt free e ad andcbarge and charge chag them nothing nothingfor nog nogfor nothingfor
for the privilege prllege of doing business businessBut buie businessBut
But the customs cutoms offices ofca usually uuly require requirea
a guarantee guarant that tht samples smples shall SMI not be beold besold
sold old ol as goods goe and ad in many cases CI a bond bondmust bnd bndmust bondmust
must be b filed fle obliging oblgIng the traveller tr eler to toremove toremove
remove rove his samples smple from the country countrywithin countrywithin
within a I specified spcfe period Some nations nationsimpose nationsimpose
impose the regular pr duty on samples samplescarried samplescarried
carried crrie by a travelling trvelng agent regardless regardlessof
of their character chracter and will wi not refund refundany refud refudAny refundany
any of it when the goods are removed removedfrom rmove removedfrom
from frl the country countr Agents lol Betting BettnI forth forthfor forh forhfor forthfor
for foreign forign ports should shoud carry cry creden credentials ceen ceentals credentials ¬
tials tals from their employers employer attested atteste by bysome bysome bysome
some Government Goverment official ofcial and while whilemost whie whiemot whilemost
most mot countries do not demand demnd passports passportsfrom pasprts pasprtsfrom passportsfrom
from travellers travelerthoy travellersthoy they are a convenience conveniencein
in establishing ostbUshlng the bearers barer identity identityThe identy identyThe identityThe
The Department Deprtment of Commerce Comerc and andLabor andLbr andLabor
Labor Lbr has Just Jut issued a pamphlet pmphlet con containing continln contaming ¬
taming tinln the laws Iw governing govering commercial commercialtravellers commercialtravellers
travellers traveler in various variou nations natons The Te De Department Department Department ¬
partment especially espcialy warns all al enterpris enterprising enterri enterprislag ¬
ing American traders trader that in the trans transaction trals tralsaolon traflaaction ¬
action aolon of business busines in the Orient large largelosses lrge lrgelos8es largelosses
losses through though trickery must be b ex expected expot oxpeoted ¬
pected pot Only those thos merchants merchnt with withgreat withgrt withgreat
great grt capital cpitl can cn carry cryon on this thi trade tradeprofitably tradeproftbly tradeprofitably
profitably proftbly and they must mut have a resi resident resident realdent ¬
dent interests intersts representative representatve to look after afer their theirinterests theirintersts theirinterests
Chlvers Cblnr of the Eonohi EonohiIn
In an article Irlclo in the January Januar number num bel ofthe ofthe of ofthe
the Sevanee Setanee Review Reie Mr ALPHONSO G GNEWCOMER GNEWCMER GNawcosom
NEWCOMER NEWCMER tries trie to determine deterine the poeti poetical pot pootical ¬
cal clsttu status of that tht curious cuiou Georgia prod product pro prodtict ¬
1858 188 CBIVBRS CUIVRS is obscurely obscrely and per perhaps pr prhaps perhaps ¬
haps superfluously suprfuouly remembered r membre as a a aperson aprn aperson
person prn who imitated iiated the mechanical mechanicaleffects meohnicl meohniclerect mechanicaleffects
effects erect of FOBS verse vers and a after aftr FOBS FOBSdeath Possdsth Ponsdeath
death dsth accused accua him of plagiarism plagirism Mr MrNEWCOMER MrNEWCMR MrNEWCOMER
ten or twelve works work Nacoochee MNacoocheef NacoocheeEonchs NacoocheeEonchs
Eonchs f onch his is way wayof of spelling splng conchs cnch of ofRuby ofRuby ofRuby
Ruby Atlanta Atantai or the True Blessed Blesee Isl Island Island laland ¬
and of Poesy Poey a Paul Pau Epio in Three Lus Lustra Lu Lustra ¬
tra traMTeSonso The Sons of Usna Usnathe the names namoarea namoareasufcient are a asufficient asufficient
sufficient sufcient happiness for most of us Mr MrNEWCOMER MrNXWCOIBR MrNnwcoitrrs
NEWCOMER may have CHIVBRS CHIERS to him himself himsel himself ¬
self sel CHIVERS CIIVERS with his hi remarkable remarkablenative remarkablenatve remarkablenative
native natve gift gft for melodious meloiou versification versificationHere versifcaton versifcatonHere vereificationHero
Here is a specimen specmen of oUhe the gift giftTho girtU giftI1io
U Tho To music muso of the te Morn UornjBlown MornBlown orJ orJDown
Blown Down through tbroui1 the Corrbantlua Cnbantne Horns HornsDown ROfU ROfUVown HornIown
Down the dark dal vistas vlt of the reboaatlc rboantc Norns NornsBy NornJJy NornsSy
By Jy the treat lra angel anlel of Eternity EternityThundering flemty flemtyThunderDr EternityThundering
ThunderDr Thundering Come to t mel Come to 1 met metIt metlit U UI
lit It I is i easy ey to say ey Sound Soud and fury furywrites furywrites I Iwrites
writes Mr NEWCOMER NEWCOllER but after afer all allsuch al allsuch
such sound loud and fury is I not often oren put into intoverse Intovere intoverae
verse vere Not often enough Yet Cm CmVEBB CHIVERS CatVEB8
VEBB could cud leave the dark vistas vita of the thereboantio therebantc thereboantic
reboantio rebantc Norns and give us this thi lovely lovelylittle lovelylte lovelylittle
little bit of domestic
lte dometo genre genreID gnre
In Sis 11 nl arms rs lie quickly caught her herLike herLke herLtte
Like Lke VuoiNlin VIOINIU did hU bl daughter dautbterMr daucbterMr daughterMr
Mr NEWCOMER doesnt dosnt care cre for this thisquiet thi thisquiet
quiet style He prefers the music muic of ofCamus ofCBIVJS ofCnIvtBs
Camus CBIVJS blown blow through MCorybntne MCorybntnehor Corybantine Corybantinehorns Corybantinehorns
horns hor Conchlmarian Conchmrin horns hors Chry MChrysomelln Chrysomelian Chrysomehian
somelian somelln horns and ad assures lure us UI that thatresonant tht thtrenat thatresonant
resonant renat names like le these are a 1 legiti legitimate lejit logitimate ¬
mate element in verse But Con Conchimarian Conchimarln Conchimarlan
chimarian chimarln and Chrysomelian Chryomelan seem to tohave tobve tohave
have bve been bn blown bl w in vain Like Lke books booksresonances bok booksresonances
resonances reoance have their fates fatesFrom fatesFm fatesFrom
COMER derives this tis conclusion conclusionAfter concluion concluionAler
After Aler the year er of FOBS POII wldeipread wdeJra fame HID HIDCimiRS ISISCnTuita 81S
CimiRS Cnlna with wlb a remarkable rmalable native gift ell for rrelod rrelodloui melodIou rnelodbus
bus Iou versification vflleaton and ad already alradj an n occasional mite Imitator Imla Imlator mitebr ¬
tor of Po Pos cams eameatoncly strongly under the tie Influence of ofFOII ofPOIa ofPoe
FOII Poe poetry and then bet bcan began an to t produce prduco and after afterFOBS atar atarPl afterP03
FOBS Pl P03 death doth collected colected for fo final nal publication publcaUon nearly nearlyall nerly nerlyal nearlyall
all al of his poems pems that so strikingly trklncl resemble remblo FOES FOESThis 1011 1011Thi PassThis
This Thi wan w done don too In friendliness frendlnel of spirit splrl and andthe andb andthe
the b charges chaces of plailnrUm plarlnrm which llcb came with wlb a pe peculiarly p pecullarly ¬
culiarly cularly bud trace from one so s deeply In debt were werelate werea
a late lal development These Tbt charges elare however lower so sofar 80tar sofar
far as I they Imply a certain crln amount of quite let lerl legit legitnste HI HImate
mate asS d scarcely conscious consious obligations oblratoM an also alsoaeea Ilo Iloaeo alsoaces
aces aeo to t be not without wtbout foundation foundalon To o Allef Alecra Allegra ra In InHeaven InHeln InHeaven
Heaven does do contain both the movement and andaomethlnt and0me endcoineihing
aomethlnt 0me llnc of the tie sentiment nUrenl of The Raven and andthere ad adther andthere
there ther Is that peculiarly peculrl euphonious euplonlouslno line In the still stillearlier ItWerler stillearlier
earlier erler Ellen Aeyre AeyreWhitest J AeyreWhiteot rr
Whitest Whlet brIghtest brrhtest of all al citiessaintly eltslny ante anteEllen angelEllen nce
Ellen Elen Aeyre Aeyrewhich Aerr Aerrwbleh Aeyrewhich
which set by the tide Ide of a dozen different dlferenl lines lne In InThe InTe InThe
The Te Raven RavenThrilled Rv RavenThrilled n nTred
Thrilled Tred me filled tled me with wlb fantantlo tantatlo terrors terrorsnever teror terrorsnever
never felt before beforefurnUhes Mtoretrnhes beforefurnIstles
furnUhes trnhes corroborating corrobolaLnr evidence Idence of a convincing convlnclntkind convlndnckind convincingkind
kind kindCHVERS CUtTERS CHVERS owed much to POE and ad POE POEalso POEalso POEalso
also owed owe something somethig initially Iitaly to CHIV CHIVERS CHV CHVERS CnivEns ¬
ERS and the two poems just jut mentioned mentionedmust mentione mentionedmust
must mUlt be taken tken along aong with TENNYSONS TENNYSONSLocksley TENNSONS TENNSONSLcksley TnNrysoNgLocksley
Locksley Lcksley Hall Hal Mrs Mrl BBOWNINCIS Lady LadyGeraldines Ly LyGeraldies LadyGeraldines
Geraldines Geraldies Courtship Curthip DICKENSS Bar Barnoby Uarnay Barnaby
noby nay Rudgo and ad what not besides beides as ashaving ashavig ashaving
having havig played their little ltle part par in the thegenesis thegel thegenesis
genesis gel of The Raven Raven1Whatever Rve RavenWhatever
Whatever POE POI owed owe to CutTERS CHIERS has hasbeen hal hasbeen
been bon more than tha repaid rpaid CHIVERB has hasbeen ha hasbeen
been dragged out of the dark and Id illum illuminated ium iumInated iliummated ¬
inated a little ltte by the genius geniu which he heimitated heimltatod heimitated
imitated and accused ncused But that tht pecu peculiarly peculaly peculiarly ¬
liarly laly euphonious line lne may be queried queriedWhitest querie queriedWhitest
Whitest brightest of nil cities
nl ctes citiesprosa citiesprosaafter pros prosoafter prosafer
after afer all al and Id saintly sainty angel should shouldmake sbouldmake shouldmake
make saints enint and ad angels agel blubber blubberSWINBURNE blubberSwlNBURSE blubberSWINBURNE
SWINBURNE is i another aother borrower His Hisdebt Hs jflgdebt
debt to t CHIVERS is as a patent as a his debt debtto debtto debtto
to ALFRED FRE DE MUSSET The trouble is isthat isthat isthat
that SWINBURNE doesnt know it Ac According Accoring According ¬
cording coring to t Prof WOODBERRY whom Mr MrNEWCOMER MrNEwco MrNEwcoIER
NEWCOMER NEwco mR quotes SWINBURNE E was wasknown wa wasknown
known among American America friends friend to exer exercise exercse oxercisc ¬
cise cse the divine right of inextinguishable inextinguishablelaughter Inextnglishable Inextnglishablelaughtr inextinguishablelaughter
laughter over such verses On
laughtr veres the thoother theother theother
other hand had BATARD TAYLOR TAYLR is I said sad to tohave tohave tohavo
have admired aml red this line lne of CHIVERSS CHIVERSSApollo CHIERSS CHIERSSApolo CIUVERSSApollo
Apollo ApolloUaklnt Apolo ApoloMallnr ApolloMaking
Making Mallnr oceans oeanJ metropolitan metopoltan of splendor for the thedawn tbodown thedawn
dawn dawnAnd downAd dawnAnd
And Ad nobody can help admiring amirng this thisexcellent thi thisexcellent
excellent excelent Mcoon coon song songOn songOn songOn
On tb lbs banks bank of Tallapoosa TallapoosaLent TAlapos TAlaposLnr TaiapoosaLong
Lent Lnr time tme ago atoWhere agoWhere CO COWbere
Where It I mingles with wlh the Cones CootaSouthward Coos ConesSouthward
Southward Sutward to flow flowDwelt nowDwelt flowDwelt
Dwelt the maid mid I love sweet seet Lvcrl LvcrlLOOT Ll0I Ll0ILUOIonr LvcyiLucy
LOOT LUOIonr long time tme ago agoThe aloTe agoThe
The Te relation relaton of CutTERS to Coon CoonSong CoonSong CoonSong
Song remains rmais to be investigated investigatedWallace ivetgat ivetgatWalac investigatedWallace
Wallace Walac Po Poe and filer nilyTo Riey RieyTo filerTo
To taa EDITOR EIToR OF 0 Twi T SmiXr 8Tr Alfred Alrd Russel RusselWallace Ru1Waae RuaeslWallace
Waae Wallace having hve discovered dLovere that the til earth earb ls I the thecentre tbeeenlre thicentre
centre of the tb universe uDlvre has ha ha now made mae a similarly similarlyaccurate similarlysccurat lmDarlyacurt
acurt accurate discovery dLovr In literature Ileralure The unpub unpubLUatd unpubI unpubUshed
LUatd I poem pm of Poei POS see sl your our editorial edlorA pate pre of ofthis ofth ofthis
this th morning morlnc Is a published publlbed poem pom of James Whit Whitcomb Wlt WltIomb Whitcomb
comb Iomb Rlley who wrote wrl II I In the Poe dialect as a a alaboratory ala aIaratory
laboratory la rtor eiperlment eperment II 1 was WL circulated elrulated some someTo Ime Imeer someyear
year er ago 0 In the Amercan American newspapers as a Poe MS MSm MSpurely
purely m for A hox boss To set lt the thelhost ghost at rest re4 Anally AnallyMr Inay InayUr finallyMr
Mr Riley Rie cave rav the verses a home In hU bL volume volumeAimaslndy volumeArlndy volumeAnnasindy
Aimaslndy Arlndy published In ISM IS Mr Ir Wallace Wala has hasth ba bantba
t tba th name Die of the ti lady ld wronr wrnr as a well wel u that ot the thepoet thepo thepoet
poet po Her name Imel Is not Leonalne Lonlno but Leonalale LeonalaleNiw teonaInlersw onIDe onIDeNI
Niw NI Toes YOa Feb 1 U n UCOBM JVD
THE 1iI WAR iN TilE Til FAR EASt EAStSympathy EAst8mptbfe EASTSympathy
Sympathy for Jopaa p Expressed ExpressedTo ESfee
To THK EniTon Etlon or THtt T TH i BUS 8u Sir SIr To any anyone an anOM sayone
one who has hil resided rf6ld for lor foraquarterof a quarter qUartr of a century centuryIn cntul
In Asia the marvellous matvloul d development velopment of Japan Japanearns Japan8t
earns 8t to be b on onl of the epochs of th thworlda thworldahtor the worlds worldsWatory worldhistory
history htor Fifty Fny yean TAr a alamo ago o almost to the very Tl
day Commodore Cmmdoro Perry Pery opened opned Japan Japa to the theWestern theWestern
Western world and It is almost alme Impossible Impossibleto
to conceive conoelv that there tberl can be any American Americancitizen Americanciizen Americancitizen
citizen ciizen b b be he of German Germn Scotch Scch or Irish Irla de descent decnt doscent ¬
scent cnt who wh Is not no deeply In sympathy ympAhy with withthe withtbe withthe
the manly many struggle trlle of Japan In resisting rllatln the theMuscovite
Muscovite MuaoTlte aggression aggressionThe ilrlion ilrlionTbe aggressionThe
The development of Japan during dUrl the last lat
fifty fty year It I without wit bout a parallel arale1 In history
Th The nearest approach to It li the rapid ex e ¬
tension of the Saracen Bara0n empire em lr but the Sara Saracens Baracnl Saracene ¬
cens cnl spent fifty flty years yetrln In the conquest conquea of other othernations oher ohernatoni othernation
nations natoni Japan during durin this period DM DMmerely b bmerelY baamerely
merely developed Itself Ihel established e blibed a con constitutional conIttltonal constittitional ¬
stitutional Ittltonal government and extended Iti Iticommerce It Itcommerce I Icommerce
commerce to the ends of the earth Instead Insteadof
of Buffering auterlna from a big bl head It seems atm to toma tome tome
me that tha the restraint restrant and patience patenc of the theJapanese tbeJtpanes theJApanese
Japanese Jtpanes empire In the face fac of Russian RUlian ag aggression a areulon axgrossion ¬
gression are an example to all al peoples peoplesWhen peoplesWhen
When AtiMla Ruula was w engaged erae In popel popelWben her struggle atrl11
for supremacy lupremac In March KM 114 Japan was wassigning wassigning
signing II nln a commercial commerca treaty wltbthe wltbth United UnitedBtatea UnitedBtatel UnitedState
State and with the exception eepton of her hr short shortwar shortwar
war with China has done doneabsolutely absolutely nothing nothingto nothn nothnto not Wax Waxto
to disturb the peace peac of the world while the theMuscovite theMUICTle theMuscovite
Irritation IrritationIt Muscovite MUICTle IrritationI hag ha ha been a constant source iourc of ofIrritation orIrritation ofirritation
It I la I Japan alone which has withstood withstod the theaggressive theItreaale theaggressive
aggressive Itreaale power of Great Britain Britin England Englandhaving Enllandhnln Englandhaying
having hnln deprived deprive the Afghans Atghansoftheonly bln of oUb the only ony port portopen portOPln portopla
open to them Karachi has hs shut up the te historic historicDauranl hltrlo hltrloDaural hiatorloDaurant
Dauranl Daural between btwfen the Ehyber and the te Ozus Ozusand OJUIand Oxuand
and deprived them of all aspirations aplratlonl for an anempire Inempir anempire
empire empir Persia Perla baa been the ti victim of En English Enllh Engush ¬
gush llh and Russian Rualan Intrigue for nearly nealy a eon century cn cnury eontury ¬
tury ury Burmah has ha been conquered China Chinahas Cina Cinahu Chinahas
has been well wol nigh nlth dismembered dismemberd But ButJapan ButJap3n PutJapan
Japan has ha been left alone simply Ilmply because of ofher ofber ofher
her Internal strength strnath to develop her mar marvellous tsarvellous ¬
vellous veloua resources And now America Ameic la lasurprised I iseurprised
surprised eurrlad to find that this tbl country Cuntf which she shediscovered ahediscovee shediscovered
discovered discovee fifty flty years year ago I O has ha taken tken in all allthat al allthat
that Is II I best and useful uerul of Its It civilization cvUbtoo and
Is I able to t proclaim herself by deeds deed of valor valorone nlorone valorone
one of the great naval olvnl and military mitr Powers Powersof
of the world worldThere worldThere worldThere
There can be no question quetlon that the United UnitedStates UoltedStRu UnitedState
States StRu and Great Grat Britain Britin are ar responsible for forthis tortble forthie
this war Is I It possible poalble that American and andEnglish IndEallh endEnglish
English Eallh statesmen IItsmen thought It wiser and safer saferthat saferthat
that Russia should ahoul be convinced convincd of her own
Impotence In the tb EastJ Est st If I so then perhaps perhapsgood perbapaood perhapegood
good will 11 come out olt of this thll seeming evil ei Al Although AIthou8h11 Although ¬
though thou8h11 If Japan should succeed In destroying destroyingthe
the other Russian navy na It I may eventually evntualy
beoome a serious matter mater for European Europea na nation natons nations ¬
tion tons for the Boer War baa already demon demonstrated demonatrated demonstrated ¬
strated unforeseen unlorelen possibilities possibilitiesIt POslblte
It Is not necessary necsar that the Americana Americanashould Amerlcal Amerlcalahould Americansshould
should take tlke sides with wih either Russia or Japan JapanIn
In the thl present struggle strnlt but any reflection reflectionupon renectlonupon reflectionupon
upon the undue enlargement of tho Japanese Japanesehead Japanee Japaneehead Japanesehead
head is as ungenerous unaanerols as al It Is i unjust and andnotwithstanding andnotwltbatndlni antinotwithstanding
notwithstanding notwltbatndlni the opinion oplolonl given by some someof someof
of your correspondents I believe belev the heart heartof heartor heartof
of America Amerca pulsates with tbe fullest tule t sympathy sympathywith sympathywith ympthy ympthywith
with Japan In her manly struggle Ituale with a aEuropean aEuropean aEuropean
European nation naton which considers conalder Itself Itel ono onoof oneof
of the greatest rea test military mltry and nd naval Ovl Powers Pwerl of ofthe 01the ofthe
NEW You Feb i iA 18 18A l8A
A Brooklyn Orookll Prophet Bees Terrible Trouble TroubleAhead TroubloAhead TroubleAhead
Ahead AheadTo AheadTo AheadTo
To TUB Til EDITOR or TUB 11 SexSir As the thegeneral thegeneral
general enralloplc topic of conversation cnverlatlon at this time tme Is I on onthe onthe onthe
the subject subjec of war ar I do not think It amlu to tooffer tooler toolTer
offer oler you ou a prophecy as to the outcome of ofthe 01the ofthe
the war now progressing prorlln In the East EastThe EaatThe EastThe
The war wa now going toln < on between Russia and andJapan andJApan andJapan
Japan Is II the commencement commencment of a war wa of Im Immense 11 itsrnenee ¬
mense rense magnitude magnitudeThe
The next change clnc of vital ltl Interest Intlrelt that will willalter 11 willalterthe
alter alterthe th the whole wholp aspect a Jec of ofthe the general situation situationas pluston plustonae
as it appears at the present prelnt time tme nil Vl lli occur occuron occuron
on 0 the 10th or lith 1th of March 1004 19 This Thischange Thllchulre ThIschange
change chulre will wi either Involve Turkey and the theBalkan theBalkn theBalkan
Balkn Balkan States StatI China or some lome other one of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Powers POWI will wi be drawn Into the coils cola of the thepresent thepreelnt thepresent
present conflict conflictThe connlctThe conflictThe
The date that I give ie herein for the change changenamely chanc changenam
namely n8m ly the toth or lith 1th of March Ach you OU will willfind wl willfind
find fnd absolutely ablolllPl correct I predicted prdlcf this tlI war warmonths Wr Wrmonths warmonths
months before btore It occurred ocrurcd and where it itwould Itwould Itwould
would begin b ln namely nAmel In the Eastern Eatern world worldand worldanti worldanti
anti hare a host hOlt of witnesses wi ncsea to corroborate corroboratethis
this thl statement statementWhen stahmanlWhen statementWhen
When the change chan occurs on one ole of the dates datesthat datEs datEsIhat datesthat
that I have mentioned montoned I shall ehal write ni you YOI a ashort ashort ashort
short note reminding renlndlnl you of this fact and Ind my myprophecy myprophecy myprophecy
prophecy and nd will wllhen then give alI other data of a aprophetic aprophpllc aprophetic
prophetic nature that will 1 prove to be a al as truth truthful t truthftil rlth rlthtul ¬
ful In every ven detail Ictal an the statements Itatements will willprove willprove 1
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beaten since sinceThen slDceTb sinceThen
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consists of some 170000 acres His mother who
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New York ram diamond diaod importer Iprt th t the D De > v Beers Beersdiamond Beersdiamond
has advanced advancedtho advanotho
diamond dimod selling e11 syndicate ldlcte
tho to prl pric price < on all grades of diamonds dimond 5 per percent pr prct percent
cent ct to t go 0 IntO It ase effect eet Immediately Immitly This Thisla Thl ThisIi
la I the t fourth fouh advance avac In the last lt year yearThe yr yrThe yearThe
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M 8 per p cent cnt of ompn1 all a the te diamonds d mond mined mne In Intho Int inthe
the t world rld About Abut M 6 per pr cent cnt comes cme to tothe tot tothe
the t United Unit States StatesThough Stt StatesThough
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about 20 2 per cent cnt more mor than t at any ay time timesince tme tmeIino timesince
since Iino the consolidation cnsoldation of the Do 1 Bears Bearsmlnaa Br Brme Beersmines
mines me of South SutH Africa Ari Afri In i the 70s 70 70 the th present presentadvance psentadvance
advance avnc was not a surprise aurla to t New York Yorkdiamond Yorkdiond Yorkdiamond
diamond diond Importers Importr Their TeIr brokers brker In InAmsterdam i inAmsterdam
Amsterdam Atteram and ad Antwerp Atwer have hav been bn cabling cablingthem cbln cblnthem cablingthem
them that tht the European Erope market mket was WI almost almostdevoid almoltdevoi almostdevoid
devoid devoi of diamonds dlamndl American Ac diamond diamondbuyers dimd dimdbU10r diamondbuyer
buyers bU10r who have hve been b In I Europe Euop In i the thelast theIt thelast
last It few weeks declare deare that tht they never neverencountered nevereOCuntre neverencountered
encountered a more broken brok n market mrk t or orfound orfound orfound
found eOCuntre goods so 10 mor scarce Icarc In the history hitr of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the trade lc Hardly a diamond Importer Importerhas
trDe Hary Imprer Imprerha
has ha been bn able abl to t obtain obtin diamon more mor than th half halfof hir hirof halfof
of his hi usual uau quantity qutty of stones stonesThe atne stonesThe
The Te figures fgr of Gen George Ote Mlndll Mdll Jewelr jewelryexaminer Jewelry Jewelryexaminer
examiner for the te port of New York bear bearout br brout beatout
exmer out the Importers Imprer prt According Acring to t Gen GenMlndll OenMldl GenMmdii
Mlndll Mldl 1725000 1710 735000 worth of diamonds dlmond were wereimported wereImprte wereimported
imported Imprte In January Januar wort 1904 10 less le8 than tha during duringtbe duringth duringthe
the th same sm month last 1t year yer In two years yearstho lea yearsthe
tho total tt advance advac on small s l stones stne has b been bn
25 cent centImporters cnt cntImprto1 centImporters per pr cent cnt and ad on large lrge stones stDe SO S per percent pr prcnt percent
Importers Imprto1 give several lvers reasons ronl for the thaincreases theIncre theincreases
increases Incre but the general gener feeling felng seems seemsto sm smto seemsto
to be b that the enormous enormou natural natur wealth wealthof well
of the Kimberley Klmbrleydlmond diamond district ditrct I Is de decreasing decreaing decreasing ¬
creasing creaing rapidly and ad that tht the board br of oflife orIle oflife
life Ile governors which whih U I composed of old oldmen oldmen oldmen
men is trying tring to t get the cmp most possible possiblefor plble plblelor o
for all al that the mines mlno produce The Te strong strongest strng strnge1t strongOCt ¬
est e1t proof of this tl Is the prouc thelarlty scarcity of rough roughdiamonds rugh rughdiamnds roughdiamonds
diamonds diamnds of which tho thodiamond diamond dimond market marketcentres mrJet mrJetcnt marketoentres
centres cnt have been ben almost depleted dlplet in I the thelast tbelat thelast
last lat few months month The increased Ice8 depth depthat de th that
at which diamonds diamond are ar being big mined mine is also alsoIn alsoI alsoIn
In I part par responsible for tho increase Incre as t the thaexpense theexI theexpense
expense exI of mining Is I greater greaterThe gretr gretrThe greaterThe
The effect efet of the te higher price will wi be baseverely beaerely beseverely
severely aerely felt by manufacturers mnutaturer who have havealready havoalrdy havealready
already goods alrdy issued Issue their thel catalogues ctaloguea of spring springgoods sprig spriglos springgoods
An Authoritative Answer to rrlllelimi Crltellml of ofthe ofbe ofthe
the be Method flethodl of Instruction InstructionTOTHEEnnoropTHi8iW IsstruotionTo
Inltraoton InltraotonTo
TOTHEEnnoropTHi8iW To THE EDITOr EDTo OF TaB BUNSir Sir The letter letterof leter leteror letterof
of Isabel Bentley Bentey In THE SUN of Sunday Is a afair alair afair
fair example of the criticisms crltclm upon our schools schoolsby Ichooll Ichoollby schoolsby
by people pople who are not familiar famiar with what they theyare theyare theyare
are writing Itnl about The Thl writer rltr suggests luueet the thecomplete thocomplete theoornpleteelimnination
complete oornpleteelimnination elimination of the useless ueleslladsluch ueleslladslucha fadasuuh fadasuuhas
as a physical culture drawing from Ufa Ufl music musicAc mu musicto lc
Ac She also suggests euuet that thlt if I I Instead lntlod of the tbenew thenew thenew
new frills tril a little lttle Instruction Inetructon In cookery was wasgiven WA wasgiven
given tvtn to the girls lrl In the schools Ichool It would be bea
a great benefit benefitTbe benett benettThe benefitThe
The latter later proposition propllton shows sound sense senseBut lenleBut senseRut
But If the writer write had taken tkn the trouble touble to toInvestigate toIlvetlaate toInvestigate
Investigate Ilvetlaate she would have found that cook cookery cookery cookcry ¬
ery Is I one of the socalled localed fads rad which Is Isbeing IIbelnr isbeing
being practised ractad and that all 11 the new De school schoolbuildings aohoolbuldlnrs schoolbuildings
buildings buldlnrs have a room fitted fted up with cooking cookingfacilities eooklnlaoltle cookingfacilities
facilities laoltle She would also have ascertains ascertainsthat acrtlne acrtlnethat ascertainsthat
that another anothe frill fri Is I sewing and that the tbachildren thechidren thechildren
children chidren are so taught turht that tha they can make maketheir miketbelr maketheir
their own wn dresses d1I8188 and ild darn stocking etotkllC or an anundershirt anundenhlrt anundershirt
undershirt which to the children cbldren of the poor poorand poorand poorand
and even een to those thole who ara not poor la I quite quiteas quiteImportot
as Important Importot for a girl to know as I to be fa familiar flmlar a amiliar ¬
miliar mlar with geography eolraphy although the latter latr is istaught I Iitaught
taught tauh and well wel taught taughtWhy tlh tatghtWhy
Why la II It not as Important Importnt that tha the health healthof
of the children chldrn should bo bl preserved by proper properphysical properphslcul properphysical
physical exercise eercie as I that they should Ilouid be bataught betuulht betaught
taught sewing cooking or even the three Ra RaChildren B BaChildren
Children Chidren In Ii the country countr get plenty of nero eierctae nerocl ezercise
ctae cl e out of doors during durinI their thei recess roeO add do donot donot donot
not live 18 In tenement houses boue Our oU schools Icbol are areneceKsarlly areD8c6urly arenecessarily
necessarily D8c6urly so contracted and the te number numberattending Dumbr Dumbrateedln numberattending
attending ateedln them is I so great eeat that tt if I but a small smallproportion amal smallproportion
proportion proprtion of the scholars should go 0 to the theplayground theIlaY10d theplaygyopnd
playground IlaY10d lt at t one Ole time tiOl It would be too to much muchcrowded muohcrQwded muchcrOwded
crowded for or them to move When little littlechildren 1ittiochUdren
chUdren have ha VI been working Iorklll their bruins brulf JltUe JltUechUdren for foran foran foran
an hour and a half hal ait In a crowded classroom cu oom the theair theair tlteair
air becomes bad they are ae mentally m ltly and bodily bOdiy
fatigued Iltiued and do poor or work At this time Ure the thewindow thewlndoH thewindowe
window are lre opened oPned the children chidren are made to tostand toItlnd tostand
Itlnd stand erect to draw deep breaths and to toperform toperform toperform
perform some simple movement movement with Itb their theirJrb theirlimbs
Jrb limbs and nd In some cases C81eltoruntor casestorunfor to rim for a few lewUmea lewUmeaIround times timesaround timesaround
around Iround the room roor Title Thll starts strt the circula circulation circulaton circulalion ¬
lion ton rent rests their muscles mlerlel and clears clen their theirbrain thllr thllrbrlln theirbrain
brain brlln When the period perlld Is is over they ceon do better betterwork htter htterurk betterwork
work urk than If I they had not boen Ien b en afforded aforded this thismuch thllmuch thismuch
much needed leeced eierclse nprcl e In tlie th gymnasiums gymntmiumsthrough lymoaluml gymnasiumswhere
where the these e exist they are occliliolaly occasioqaily Plt Plthroueh pu puthrough
through a course of thll Instruction natruclon which de develops doveiops f ¬
velops 1011 them physically phYllcal y and prevents prevlll th them thRmtrom themfrom m mfrom
from having halnt curvature curvAtre of the spine pin and Ind other otherdefect otherdefecl otherdefects
defect defecl Incident to tho cramped crampd positions Oltlonl of ofthe orthe ofthe
the schoolroom schoolroomWill choolroomWi
Will Wi ui any sensible Ilnslble person peron ray sly ay that this lea leafad la a alad afadr
fad fadr Any Anyone iny one who lo think thlnkllo so o had better belr as ascertain al ascertain ¬
certain celaln the great Irest Improvement which has ha been beenrecently beenrtcefty beenreceqtiy
recently found In the physical appearance appearanceand appearanceand
and rtcefty health bealh of the girls attending attndln applranC our Clr high highschools hlehIchool highschools
schools schoolsThe IchoolThe schoolsThe
The Idea Id of children ohldren drawing from the thenude thetlld thenude
nude tlld is simply absurd absurdhas abllrd abllrdThe absurdThe
The taca facts should be know known tha that there II is ispot
pot a IIQile single thlei thing In the courN course ot Itucy study which whichha whichbaa
has ha not been b n In use for nearly 160rly eighteen tlhtpen years yearsIn yearsin rs rsIn
In some part of our olr schools and that many manyobsolete mlny mlnyobloletf manyobsolete
obsolete obloletf methods methos have been ben cut Clt out that the thesystem tbeIyatem thesystem
system Iyatem Is I based bald upon a srstematln sslemnto develop duvelopment developm developmoot
moot m nt of a child chid after Ift r careful cr rul consideration tonsldemton of ofIts otIta ofits
Its phynlcol phrllcl and mental abilities abltel that It ls lsIntended lsIntended 11 isintentled
Intended not simply to Bluff Atut lt i its mind with wih n not not 1 alot I Iot
fnlenl1ed lot ot of undigested facts fact but to teach te ch It II i to think thinkan1 thinkan1 thinkami I
an1 an1l to use lS Us ls hands as well WFU id Its la brain bra n Little LittleIts Littlechildren IUte Littlechildren I Iohldren
children ohldren should not have hAe their minds con continuously continuously ¬ I
tinuously applied appJed to recitation rectation and study
for more than a brief period at lt a time timethey tm tmthe timethey
they the need rest and change of thought thouiht This ThisU Thl Thlpatcularly
U h particularly patcularly the case CR with those whose whoseparents whoReparent whoseparents
parents parent are uneducated unerucater foreigners and who whonave whobae whohave
nave bae not had the hereditary herldlar mental training trainingwhich trainingwbleh trainingwhich
which the children chidrn of Americans are Iro born bornwitl bornwith bornwith
with This Thil l II is why th tht the retiree li diversified diversifiedThe dtvfted dtvftedThe dtverlfledThe
The manner mlnnlr In which the Ihl course coure of ohWdy study In Inthnrn IRolrrld iscarried
carried on II is Ilrllly largely a prona personal on one vOln vOlnwih varying varyingwith
wih with dlernt dilterent teachers Til The greet rf t majority of ofthAm ofthem
them dn U I well 11 and Ind sensibly 8nllby A few f ci do 4 not notuse nt notso
use l1e so judgment Judrent In applying applylnl It and therefore thereforefind thereforenml thereforefind
find fault The course courst Itself It8 J Is II now nw and ex experience cxperfeno oxperienco ¬
perience perfeno will 1 undoubtedly undoubtldly lead to morn or less lessmodifications lell lessmodufloatlon
modifications A number numlJr are already under underconsideration umrconslderaton underconsideration
consideration conslderaton molnoatonl But ut the public puhlo should under undrI understand r rBtnnd
stand I and that It represents rlprtslnls a years yelrs work ork of the thobest Ih Ihbest thebest
best educational educatons I talnnt that exists el u In the thnpublic thAr1 thepublic
public IO schools Ichoole not merely mtrely of the nupprin nupprintendents superintenilente 11prln 11prlnfn
tendents fn entl but of committees comllUees composed cmpoled of the thnleading thl theloading
leading lea r1 In principals rlnlpw of the different dllerent boroughs boroughswho boroughswho boroughswho
who have Ilvtn given flv n th thl different dltArnnt subject lubJect most mostcareful motcnrrul mostcareful
careful consideration and who are proud of oftheir 01tbelr oftheir
their tbelr work workCrltlcUm workCritiim workCriticism
Criticism Critiim from correspondents < orrtspondlnts who have havgiven havl havegiven
given Ivpn the tbt matter matpr no Invest Ineslton investigation cation and who am amunfamiliar a aunrsmllBr areunfamiliar
unfamiliar unrsmllBr with modern mOiern educational IdlcatoDI method methodI
I respectfully rpRortrly submit submltL are ar not nt entitled ntlted tr to > con consideration consldtrnton consideretion ¬
sideration sldtrnton noAiiD 10AI or 01 EDUCATION EDUCATIONNKW EDtcArroNNRW EntcyzoyNxw
NKW Tons Feb Ffb 15 15Tapaneie 1 1Japanele iSlapanane
Tapaneie In Corea Not Polite Politerrnm Pol PoliteFrom Ie Iernm
From rnm l IU te Pal Pnl Matt al atitttt atittttTbere Glltt Cie5There
There TIr are ar some 21000 2 O Japanese JApaJe In Cores and andthe andIho andthe
the Japanese Japae e settlement Icttemen Is the le curse of every evey treaty treatyport teaty teatypor treatyport
port por In Korea It 1 la at a once the te scene of 0 uproar uproarriot uproarriot uproarriot
riot and confusion ocnfl lon In the comparative comparatv nakedness nakednessof
of the women In tbe noise nolJf and ad violence olenc of the Ile shop shopkeeper sbopkeeperln shopkeepers
keeper keeperln In the Utter lter of the be street treel there Is nothing nothingto
to suggest IUrC the delicate delcate culture culure of Japan The Themodesty Themodety Themodesty
modety modesty cleanliness ceanlneu and poltteneu pollen supposedly aupponedlycharacteristic aupoadly aupoadlychlraelerstlc supposedlycharacteristic
characteristic chlraelerstlc of the Japanese e are conspicuously conspicuouslyabsent conSpIcuouslyabsent ly lyabsenl
absent In their settlement settement In Corea Transform Transformation Tranormaton Transformalien ¬
alien aton has is taken < en place plae with wlh transmigration The Themerchant Themcrchanl Themerchant
merchant has hm become a rowdy the coolie coole Is 1m 1mpudent 1mpudent impudcflt
pudent violent and lnd In general an outcast olteMt more moreprone mnreprone moreprone
prone to steal steallhan than to work Master M er and ad man alike aliketerrorize alke alketerrorze aliketerrorize
terrorize terrorze the Corrans who wlo go In fear of their theirlives theirlives helrlves
lives lves whenever they have transactions trasaolol with wlh the theJapancic theJapaec theJapanese
Japanese Japaec JapaecAnother JapaneseAnother JapancicAnother
Another Advocate of 0 a Republican Repablcan Building BuildingTo DaUdlaTo
To TH Tn EDITOR pDroa or 0 Tna Tn SwSIr SUr I agree arr with wltbCapt wlb wlbClp withCapt
Capt George Fentrlek Fen rlck and ae make an earnest umlt appeal appealto appealball
to ball all 1 loyal Republicans Republcl forthelrsupport torlbeluuppOrUOCrl fortheiraupporttecary to carry out outhU outhis outhis
his project of a ncpubllcan Republca building In New Ne York YorkNow YorkNow YorkNow
Now that Ih the Republican RepubloAn County Coun committee oomml e Is to be beIncreased beIncreaed beincreased
Increased Increaed In size and regenerated receneraed the te erection erecton of a alane alace alarge
lane lace buldlnr building as permanent peranent headquarteri hedqurer be beeomcs b bcomCJ becomes
comes highly Important Imprant a building la which bleb mass massmeetings m mmeetnlJ manemeeting
meetings meetnlJ could be held where the State Slle Stat and ld na national n ntonal astional ¬
tional tonal committees commllc could meet and ad many other othersocial othersocial
social events could take Ak place In this th thu same build buildIng buid buidInr buildlag
lag also aso there should be offlcu ole for subcommit subcommitl 4ubcommlleC
tceS l eC s and a library Ibral containing all a the late lat literature literatureand Uloraturead literatureand
and ad the leading Republican Republcan newspaper newspaperBvery nepapn nepapnEvr newspapersEvery
Every Evr active atvo Republican lepublcan In the til chief city Cly of 0 tbe tbeUnion tbetnlon theUnion
Union tnlon should cheerfully cbterfuly contribute eontrbule his hl share hae towsrd towsrda towad towada
a grand and glorious Ilorou move like Ile this thisNEW Ihl IhlNEW thisNEw
Lear Lu First Iln Stat fltatKing Stl StlJ StatlUng >
King J Lear Lr was L turned tame out Into Inl the bo storm stormHoorayl atormHooraIN stortsIfoorayi
Hoorayl Be l cried ore I will w now go bsuywbaeklng bsuywbaeklngMI beUrlaellnr bsljywbacklnguidldwiienlwaaaboyi
MI uidldwiienlwaaaboyi uidldwiienlwaaaboyiFulng I did dd when whell I was a boy boyFearing bYI bYIFer
Fearing Fer the tb demoralizing deror truth wl being lelr bon knowaSbaknpean bonShan knowsShakespeare
Shakespeare Shan wrote We sdlffercnrvenlon I aaerenfIO
BuS at It IMa 1 May Be l Neefisary NeOaaDry Pint Ft ts 1 > Oat oet a aPolloelncrease arololnere aol1t1n0rq
rololnere Polloelncrease LAW LAWPolice LawPolice w wPolce
Police Polce Commissioner Commiioner MoAdoo Mcdoo Deputy DeputyCommissioner DeputyCommlelonor DeputyCommissioner
Commissioner Commlelonor MoAvoy MoA voyand and Inspectors Inp lorCo lorCorhtand Cot Cortrlght Cotright
right rhtand and Brooks Broks had a long ong conferertco conferertcoyesterday cnfererco cnfererco1etery confereticeyeeterday
yesterday 1etery afternoon afteroon with wltbMayo Mayor McClellan McClellanon M lelln lellnon
on the proposal propol to reintroduce tltruc the th three threeplatoon tbe tbepltonsystem threeplatoon
platoon pltonsystem system In the Police 1010 olke Department DepartmentAlthough Deprment DeprmentAlhbuh Dep tment tmentAlthough
Although Alhbuh tho Mayor Myor would not say 1 much muchafter Qucb Qucbafler muchafter
after the meeting motng he made me It clear cle that tt It Itis ItI itis
is I hit hi purpose PUrO to have hve the three th platoon platoonscheme plton pltonheme platoonscheme
scheme heme put Into Ito operation operton again al U I It lies liesin II Ikeinhiapowortodoso
in I inhiapowortodoso inhiapowortodosoI his hi power to do so soI 1
MI I made mde the promise during dur the thcm thcmpalin > cam campaign campaign ¬
paign ho said aid that tht If i I wa wa was elected elee I Iwould 1would Iwould
would restore rtore tin th three thre platoons pltOM and 1 1mean Jmon Imean
mean to do all I can to carry out that thatpledge tht thtplege thatnledge
pledge mon The al conference cnferc cn I had bd today tooy with withthecroblem withtenunlsaloner Ith IthCmiioner
plege tenunlsaloner Cmiioner Mcoo McAdoo and hi his cleges clegeswas colleagues colleagueswas
was mainly devoted to considering ld now nowthe w wthe
Dlnly devote on rg l
thecroblem the problem can cn be b solved Ilve without impair impairpossibility bpalr bpalrwltbe impairlug
wltbe lug the efficiency or the d dpartment JmetTe JmetTepolblty The Thepossibility
possibility efolenoy of working the three tbr platoons platoonswith pltous pltouswih platoonswith
polblty with wih the number nuber workg of meu provided provide rovlded for In I tho thoCharter th thoCharter
Charter was discussed out there thel was 1a no nodefinite n nodefinite
definite detnlte Chrer decision deiion dls8o It la i probable prbble that thtbe thtbefor be before before ¬
fore for we can on put the department deparm nt on a three threeplatoon tbr threeplatoon
platoon plton basis bl we wewl will have hve to goto IOto Albany Albanyand Albny Albnyand Albanyand
and have a bill bi passed increasing Ioring the num number numbr numbar ¬
bar of hve patrolmen paMe If 1 that tht is I necessary ner it itne Itwi itwill
br ptrolen
wi will b be done ne I Intend Ited to do all al In I my myelection m1er m1erto
to ru fuIfti the prme promises I made beore beoreelolon osfore osforeelection
election Before anything of me a final fl nature natureIs nture ntureII
elolon Blor anyhig
Is decided on other conferences OnrerO will wi beheld beheldbetween e held beldbewen heldbetween
between bewen deide myself and the heads be of the Police Policeplatoon PoUceDrment PolleeDepartment
Department Departmentnanector
Drment Drmentflpetor flpetor nanector Crright Cortright ald said ka last 1 year tht that i if ifthe
the thro tlroe platoon Idea Ide were wer adopted adopt It Itwould Itwould itwould
would be necessary to increase Ior the force forceby rorceby forceby
by at least lot ner 3000 30 men me It I is I understood understoodalso udeto understoodalso
also all that Commissioner Cmmisioner McAdoo Mcdo after go goIng going
ar 1
Ing to Mulberry Mulbery street It and becoming becomingacquainted bmDg bmDgacuinte becomingacquainted
acquainted acuinte with the strength r of the depart department depr departmont ¬
mont Is Inclined Inclne to Itreg agree with the theopo theoponent oppo opponents opponests ¬
nests of the three thr platoon plton ag schema Ihe that tht it itwill Itwi Itwill
will be b Impossible Impo8lble to make a sucoess 8Uc ucoe of it itwithout Itwithout itwithout
without first obtaining obtaiing authority for fora foralrge a alarge alarge
large lrge increase Increse In tho number of patrolmen patrolmenTWO ptrlen ptrlenTWO patrolmenTwo
Their Teir QnallHeatlon qualnctlon Under Uder Inquiry Iq1 In I the theCase theCaa theCase
Case or Benjamin Bnmin Lords Lri Estate EstateSupreme EstiteSupreme te teSupreme
Supreme Court Cur Justice Justoe Scott Sctt reserved reserveddecision rene reserveddecision
decision delelon yesterday yeteray In the suit brought by byJoseph byJoph byJoseph
Joseph Joph E P Lord Lr against againt Julia Jula Lord Lr sa sawidow 1 iswidow
widow and nd executrix 8JOltrix of the will w1 of Dr DrBenjamin DrBenjamin DrBenjamin
Benjamin Lord Lr the dentist dentet for the tb con constructlon cn cnItrclon conatniction
structlon Itrclon of certain ortln trust trst clause olau8 In Dr DrLordswill DrLord DrLords
Lordswill LordswillThe Lord Lords 8 wil will willThe
The testimony tetmony taken yesterday YNteray related relatedexclusively rlt relatedexclusively
exclusively ezcuelvoly to the value of the estate estateIt ett ettI
It I came cae out that Edward Ewd Byrne Bye the themanager tbemnger themanager
manager mnger of a night watchmans wathmans agency agencyformerly agcy agcyforerly agonoyformerly
formerly forerly a butcher buther and Michael F Klsr Klsrnan Kllr Kllrnn Elernan
nan nn who described deribe himself himel as a a speculator speculatorwere eltor eltorwere I Iwere
were appointed appointe by tho Surrogates Burogate Court Courtto Crt
to appraise Dr Lords personalty peronaty They Theyfigured Tey Teyfgr I Ifigured
fgr figured It I out as 8 follows folows Furniture Fritur 81031 81031jewelry 1103 1035 1035jewelry
jewelry jewelr 1276 275 stocks etokl and ad bonds bnd t55i t55ilure 20525secured 20525 20525secured
secured notes note 3100 310 one mortgage t410 t410and 4lO 4lOand 10 10ad
and lure ad 1 58000 58000After 60 600OAfter cash clh in bank ban 27120 712 morgge a touT tot of over over600O
After Ater Byrne Bys and Klernan Kiern had Identified Identifiedand idetfe identiSedand
and affirmed afre their thel appraisal aprall estimates estimatesthey elmtea elmteathey estimatesthey
they were cross crl examined exaine concerning concerningtheir eo concerningtheir mlDg mlDgtheir
their qualifications qualfcaton It I appeared that Byrne Byrnehad Beha Byrnehad
had ha acted nt a I as a Surrogates Surogt appee a appraiser aprla some someforty 8m 8mfory somforty
forty fory or fifty ffy times tie and Kiernan Kien about 100 100times 10 100times
times tme in the last lat three thro years 18 Kiernan Kiernancustom Kiern Kierndenie Kiernandenied
denie denied that he ha had mae made tlo the apprll aripraleat wit with withthe
the delberft deliberate Intention 01 plcn placing a lw lwvalU9 low lowvalue
value on the furiture furniture Hs ald said th thst the thecstm thecustom
custom cstm of appraisers appraiser was W8 to reckon rekon just justhow juathow justhow
how much the property prperty would bring at a aforced aforce aforced
forced force sale under the hammer hammerThe h himnierThe mer merTe
The Te value of the personalty percnaly as a a appraised appraisedIs
Is too to small emal to pay thai te direct dir aprl baquaata baquaatawithout tUe nequestswithout
without encroaching encoaing upon the real 1 estate astataand o estateand
and the main min question quetion to t b be decided deide by bythe bythe bythe
the court curt is whether the real estate tte shall ahU be besold b besold
sold ald to t make mke up the bequests beut Most lot of the theestate theett t testate
estate ett goes goe to charity charityCRUSADER oharltyCRUSADER charityCRUSADER
Will Wi Write Wte Another Aother Letter Lter to t Bishop Blop Potter PotterAbout Pttr PttrAbout PotterAbout
Pra tloei tloeiThe
About nitnallstlo Bltnto Practices PracticesThe PaotO PaotOTe
The Te Rev R C Fillingham F1lham vicar W of Hoi Hoiton Hezton flexton
ton Hertfordshire Herforhre England Egldwhoa whose anti antirltualiatio aU aUrtuUo antinltualistio
rltualiatio rtuUo open letter to t Bishop Bop Potter Potterlast Potte Potterlast
last June provoked prvoke a reply rely from rrm frorntheBiahop frorntheBiahoparrived the Bishop Bishoparrived Bllhoparive
arrived arive on the Cunarder Cnaer Ivemla Iver yesterday yesterdayto yetr yetrt
to t renew Ms l s antlritualistlo atrtuit campaign campaignBishop caan caanBiahop campaignBishop
Bishop Potter wrote wrte to t Mr M FilUngham FilUnghamthat FWna
that he had instructed itrct the rectors rtr whom whomFillingham wom womFilngham whomFillingham
assailed to have police hand handat
Fillingham Filngham asled t pUce on bad badat t tat
at their services 6nice In case he should aould attempt attemptanv attpt attptInv
Inv such disturbances dsturbances as a have occurred our in inr inexpectant I IEnglnd ipEngland
Englnd England The congregaton congregations of St Ia Iatus Igna Ignatius
tus tius and of St Mlr Mary the Virgin epet spent r two twoeJpAtant twoexpectant
expectant eJpAtant Sundays Sundys but the outbreak outbrek never nevertamo nee nevercame
came Then Ten Mr Fillingham Flngham sailed le away awaypromising awarprmsing awaypromlaing
promising to do things when woen he returned returnedYesterday returnedYesterday
prmsing t rtre
Yesterday Yeterday he announced annouced that tt In the thashort thl theshort
short five fv weeks he expects CJpO to spend In this thiscountry thiscountry
country now he hardly hopes to do more morethan morethan
than gather together a few zealous spirits spiritseager spiritssages
eager like himself to show American Prot ProtestontUm Protestantismn
estontUm that priestcraft niestcraft Is becoming becominga
a national danger dangerNext dangerNext
Next fall ho may come back and do things thingsHo thingsHo
Ho intends however without loss of time timeto timeto
to write another letter to Bishop Potter on onthe onthe
the grossly Illegal practices of certain certainrextors certainrectors
rectors In nils city in the use of incense Incensaworship incenseworultin
worship worultin of the Mrgin irgin genuflection and nndother andother
other forms forms of priestcraft priestcraftMr
Mr FilUngham also thinks of hlrn hiring hiringa < 5 5a
a hall for Sunday meetings but first he U Ugoing isgoing
going to Cincinnati to lecture lectureOT lectureNOT
Mr hunts Cooked It tp to Fool the Bronx BronxDoctors Dron DronDoctors
Doctors DoctorsWilliam DoctorsWilliam
William O flames a lawyer of this city cityand ty tyand
and brother of Senator Ralno admitted admittedyesterday admittedyesterday
yesterday that the letter he read to The ThaBronx TheBronx
Bronx Medical Society on Monday night nightwhich nightwhich
which purported to have been written to tohim tohim
him by Pool Laureate Alfred Austin was wasspurious wasspurious
spurious The letter contained among amongother amongother
other things the statement that the King Kingand Kingand
and myself have a severe Rout and wa wasigned was wassigned
signed Austin P L Mr flames also alsoadmitted alsoadmitted
admitted that the accompanying poetry poetryWM poetrywas
WM spurious that Is not spurious poetry
hut spuriously attributed to Sir Alfred AlfredThis AlfredThis
This Is one of the verges vergesOur versesOur
Our doctors bran up stares of knowledge
Hut give lve us is still the same old pills pillsLenin pillsLearn
Lenin all that Is worth while In college
Save how to cure our human llli llliMr lliuMr
Mr flames when seen lat night at his
home in Kelly street The Bronx Bronxa a most mostunpoetlo mostunpoetic
unpoetlo street In zero weather weatheradmitted admitted
that he had cooked up the whole thing
himself to fool the Bronx doctors but that A
ho thought the Laureate would have no ron reaBon ronson
Bon to feel ashamed of the verses versesthey
Several of the ahysicians who attended
the dinner said that they thought It was waaTo wascertainly
certainly Sir Alfreds poetry all right rightTo
To Draw Alaskan Boundary Use UneOTTAWA UseOttAwA
OTTAWA Ont Feb l 15A A Joint commis commission commissIan ¬
sion has been appointed to delimit the
Alaska boundary as determined by the thetribunal thetribunal
tribunal which sat In London last summer r rIt
It will be composed of Mr Tittmnn of the thoj
United 8 States t 5Coa8t Coast and Geodetic Survey
and j W r E
King Dominion Astronomer Astronomert
They will meet at an early date probably
in Washington to draw llp aangeraeot
for the t delimitation A n V
during the coralna coralnasummer
Wornout Tags TagsFrom TagsFrom
From the Saturday nettlu
One of the several reasons for regret at the Prime
Ministers absence from the House of Commons M
the nm day of the Cession U that It has given people
the opportunity to toreniarle remark that the House otCora otCoramons of Corn
mona without its leader la like Hamlet wttnout
the principal player playeri
A saying of Seiplos is waa iong ago remarked
grew stale i and vulgar after seventeen hundred
years of we u Is terrible to think that the Ham I I
let Uf may still have centuries of service before It
There T are moments when a man m may > p ptro wish that >
llamiet tro had < 1 not been written Men You turn from the theAmong
best evening paper where the
flamle tag is on 4
Tuesday to the leading morning
paper where it
figures on Wednesday These out
worn tags are a
pest even to the leI fsEldios A close
sbouid be ma1e of them
Among the ant to
go goHamlet
should be Capt Cuttls
when foun4 me a solo I
or bell which as Mr
Kipling would say 1 an
other Story third Hamlet Without the mod
is1 player

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