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r it Japanese Aj apanese Womans View of the War Warrc3xccxccacro WarThe Warr Warr
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r I The Wife of Japans ConsulGeneral ConsulGeneralSure
1 Sure Russia Will Be Defeated Defeatedr
r I 11 I IIi Ii Lu lk r J
I It There was a 1 rumor floating about New NewYork I
4 here herewero herewere herewere
t York that the Japanese women living
1 were engaged tn raising funds for the war warTho warr I II
I I Tho rumor unior traced hero and there found foundfinal foundflnalden
r final flnalden denial al In the npftrtmont of MmeLchkh Mme MineIchlda Mme1chkb
2 Ichlda wife of the Japanese Consul ConsulOeneral ConsulOenen ConsulThe
Oeneral OeneralTho Oenen I ITho
Tho apartnnt Iipartn < lnt overlooks Central Park Parkand Parkand Parkt
t II 1 and tie t l Dret feeling feO1In of tho Western visitor visitorwho vlsltolRwho vlsltoriI
iI who wore fIro rt tracing tt 1c1nE tho rumor was one of ofdisappoint ofdls1p off
oi3tf1111t The Interviewer and the theartist theRrtiil thearLi
III disappoint dls1p dlsappoltzint taunt
f of ofJapanese ofJapUIIEti ofj
artist arLi hrd rd exported w conservatory
Japanese shrubs t r flowering cherry treeI tree treeIn trooIn
j I In in oas on corner Mid nd a branch of an applo tree treein treeInAhother treeiD
iD in InAhother fthother They had looked look < i for screens screensdividing screellSdlvldlo ecreefladiridloN
dividing dlvldlo big rooms Into little ones and nndtor nndtorJow for forlow forIi
Ii low doors thut necessitated ducking Inj In Inorder Inordort
j order ordorto to avoid blows on the forehead There Therewas
4 was also u t vision of a pink kimono em embroidered embrold embroIdred ¬
broidered brold red lavishly II i hly by hand and of water watercolora waterk ater atercololO
colora of f Fujiyama on the walls Theyp They Theyhoped Theyhoped
k p hoped for Japanese rice wine at the door doorand doorI I Ianlliome
I and anlliome some queer preserved fruits fruitsThe fruitsThe fruitsr
r The apartment however provjd pro to be bemore bemor bernoro
more mor American than the American apart apartme2ts apartnletli apartt
t me2ts themselves It was furnished In Inthe IIIthe h ht
t the coirentionul style with upholstered upholsteredchairs upholsteredchalr1 upholsteredchalr
chairs and nnddlvnna divans a little bricabrac bricabracbooltand brlo brae brnoboo braebookhnd
booltand boo ld pictures picturesMme plcturllt pkturet
t Mme llt Iet Ucblda carried out the American AmericanImpression AmmeanImpte68lon AmericanVft
Vft Impression of tho apartment She worer4 wore woreu
r4 u black cloth skirt a I waist of pale blue blueloco blueInee bluelace
loco trimmed and her hair was done In Inthe Inthe Int1
the prevailing mode slightly pompadour pompadourBut
t1 But B t even yel yeti tho ugliness of the American Americandress AmerlCJlndrefs Americindress
dress could c i11d hot hide the daintiness of this thislittle tblslittle thislltti
little Japanese J paM e lady lad who looks as much muchat muchat
at home home hero in the Occident as If she had hadnew hadneter hadI
1 I i new been further East than tho Brook Brooklyn Brooklyn Brookr ¬
r lyn Bridge and who confesses that she ehodoes IhedoeS shei
i does not know what homesickness homl > fJlckneM Is so somuch sonluchof somuch
much nluchof of Interest does New York afford affordher ntTordher affordher
her It was wu noticeable that In speaking of ofJveW ofNe I
JveW Ne York 1 k she did not suggest that her herliking be belIkhg helIkhg
lIkhg for it was founded on n the oppor opportunities opporI ¬
tunities It offered 01l < 1 for forr nmusement nmusementI I
r I I I r study a I great reat deal dralthat that seemed to tobe toilit tohe
ilit 1 be tho undercurrent of her thought I Inm Ir Ii
r i nm amnot not yet yetperfect perfect in my English I must mustJcatu mus mustt t I Ii
i I t i I l Jcatu to use it more correctly correctlyMmo correctlyk I IMmo
k Mmo Uchldas English Is notwithstand notwithstanding ¬
1 ing her hodoprecatory ho deprecatory remarks concerning concerningIt
ii f It almost riln 8tperfect perfect There is a I slight hesita hesitation healtaJii heeltatF ¬
tion sometimes as it i the effort to got the theexact theU1ctsUlde
Jii tF 4 I i I exact U1ctsUlde shade of meaning desired was dim difficult dlffilfJ dimcult ¬
lfJ cult Occasionally sho arranges her words wordsllttlo wordsa
a little differently dlfle lt1y than the American woman womanbut womuJI womanf
f but otherwise there la no perceptible dis dissimilarity disIIlmUarlty dissimilarity ¬
similarity Sho speaks almost without withoutaccent withoutu withoutaccent
I I accent with just e a little piquant turn of ofthe ofhe
u the he voice which it would be Dimply wicked
YOU NEVER SEE A JAPANE JAPANEto
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i j to change Serenity Se1enltyand and dignity are dis distinguishing disk disi ¬
k i t tinguishing characteristics cbarcterlstk of nor norShe her borl I
l She said at the outset that so far she had hadaccomplished hadf hadacompl1shed
j
f 1 jl I a accomplished mplished little In tho way of helping helpingJapan bel helpingI helpingJapan ping
11 Japan JapanYou JapanI JapanYou
I I You see we could cOl d not do very much for forour forS
S our people for there are only four Japanese JapaneseI JapaneseMIERICASLEADIN
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I I AMERICAS MIERICASLEADIN LEAD IN COREA COREAI
J I
4 I I HKRM1T KIXGUOMS PROGRESS PROGRESSDUE PROGRESSDUE PROGRESSDUE
DUE LARGELY TO VS VSDr USr S Sr
r r J Dr Horace Allens A1e Skill Started the Corn CornmercUl Commerelal Cornmerelsl
1 mercUl Development of the Country CountryI CountryIlnes
I Mines and iiiI Ilallroacts Owing wIn to Amer Amerj Amerr
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r r j ileallsEmperor leans Emperor Protected hy ts tsCorea C VsCorca I Ii
j i COrM is the only foreign country in inwhoso Inwbolie inwhose
whoso commercial exploitation Americans AmericansI AmericansMV
j I havetaken MV have taken tho leading JHlldln part and it was wasr waspurl1by wasi
i r purely purl1by by accident that America began beganI
I I I c to play the important role r lo In the develop developi developrnent
i i ment mfI1tof of the th Hermit Kingdom that she has hasplnypd haspllly hasc
c t plnypd pllly < < d l during tho pant generation generationI
t i II i I JtJviM J I s just twenty years ago after the therevolt thef theI
f I 1 revolt of t 1884 that an American medical medicalmlsrttoiwry medicalIniMionary
mlsrttoiwry misO Ilonrry Dr Horace Allen was called calledi rolledt
1 I i F uponto to perform a serious operation opera tlon on the themangled themanplPd theb
t b mangled body of Princfc Mm > Iin Yung Yn lg g Ik a aCoreim aCOIan at
t Coreim nobleman Tho Tim operation oppnlt ion was wasf walltIJCClll wasucceastul
f KUecffisful tIJCClll > flll and attracted nU mctcd the attention IIttfnt Ion of ofI oftill oftlc
I th till Corfan Emperor who immediately immediatelyappointed Immediatelyi Immediatelyapiiflltitcd
i appointed Dr Allen his physician physicianTho phYIlclanI
The Am Amerlcnii rlcnn missionaries other than thanmedUttl tbanmlJUI thanmelil
I IF medUttl were ero also achieving tho beginning beginningof
of their successes At tilt same time In Inorder InI InOrder
I order to found i school for tho training of ofCorwm ororNII ofortn
Corwm orNII noblemens eons I > ons for Government Governmentj
1 I j and diplomatic positions the Corean Oov Oovermueut Goveraullellt Coveminent
eminent bent to America asking for three threeteachers threeI threeThus
I teachers teachersThus 1I1I hflrs hflrsThus
Thus Thus In the space of ft 1 few years carll Ameri Americms Americuns Amenc4ns
cms took the lead In Corea In missionary mUalonaryj mllilonaryIeoiieal missionarynedical
j medical and educational work They were werelooked werelooked werelooked
looked upon as A friends by tho natives nativesand natclII
I I ard TWO loved They did not meddle mod die in inpolitics Inpollttca inI
I politics nor ask for coaling stations or open openrartn openrrt openThey
rartn They came to o do good and they theydii theyrlH theydid
did cood ood Bud am nothing else elseTho ellloj elserlo
Tho J1 ofit8t first chapter of modem Corenn Corennliistqry CorennInstqry ConeanI
j liistqry < nded with the outbreak of tho thoJ thoJIj theR
I R J JIj i5ivmChiaa < > lv nChlna War Corea COf > had nominallyteoged nominally nominallybelonged nominallyoo142tl
belonged to China up to thin time tlltl tiimet o oU v vAt
At U t the clow tc lO5 of the war Cor CorlI a became becamefrcj becameI
b I j frcj frc fron rotf outsiders and spoil for her own ownrobber ownrobb ownrlh
robber robb r Prince Being free Corea had the theI therlj1l1t theright
I right to to Srrant rant foreign concessions concessionsff conce concessionsVarkus sloM sloMVnrlo
ff ffVarious Various Vnrlo s parties put I sought lI gh these th e vigorously vigorouslyiiS vigorouslybutUn vigorouslyL
ft iiS but butUn unsuccessfully for in almost every everythere everyInltlnC everyp
L p InltlnC there seemed to be an ulterior ulteriorpolitical ulteriorJIOIlt1 ulteriora
a political JIOIlt1 IlI motive in view Horace Allen Allenhad Allenlad Allenhad
had now become bac me American Minister to towholesome toou toorea
ou orea and it was plaID that America Americawholesome Arnr1caswholeeome
wholesome introduction introd 1cUOD to Corea through throughmlsalonaryi throupmJulonuri throughmnlsslonsr7
mlsalonaryi physician and educator in ina WU waso WUfA
o a to fA lead to commercial successes which whichwould whichwould l ch chWould
would also be unrivalled unrIvalledI
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ladles here and what hilt can four fourdo do Besides Besidesand Besidesand Besldeaand
and she looked A little perplexed for a amoment amoment amoment
moment 11t It would hurt mo to have to beg begfrom oogfrom begfrom
from foreigners I dont think we need needit neEdit
it yet yetTho yetThe yetTho
Tho amount of money that has been beensubscribed beensubscribed beensubscribed
subscribed Is very great s1dl U1 the Japanese Japanesehave JlljJanesohave Japanesehave
have sent money some quite largo sums SUIMand sumsand sumsand
and many foreigners have donatedMy donated donatedMy donatedMy
My husband Is tremendously busy just justnow juatnow justnow
now taking care of this sending it to the theGovernment theGovernment theGovernment
Government yes to the official who would wouldcorrespond wouldcorrespond wouldcorrespond
correspond to your Secretary of tho theTreasury thoTreasury thoTreIlSUry
Treasury TreasuryDo
Do I think that other nations will be becomo becorne becomae
como Involved in th the struggle Mme MmeUchlda MmeUchida MineUchida
Uchida looked positively pained OhI Oh OhI
I hope not I hope not I could not think thinkthat thinkthat thinkthat
that such a thing would be possible I dont dontthink dontthink dontthink
think that any of us want to Involve other othernations othernntlons othernations
nations We would wOl d rather fight it out outourselves outourselves outourselves
ourselves ourselvesYea ourselvesYes ourselvesEYes
Yea I read all the papers papersand and I can canalways canalways canalways
always tell whether what I read is true or ornot ornot ornot
not How I cannot describe to you how howI
I can tell I simply feel it itAs itAs ItAs
As soon as we read the morning paper papermy pspermy papermy
my husband and I will say Oh but that thatcannot thatCIUInot thatcannot
cannot be true and usually it is not You Youmust Youitmust Youmust
must know that we are a very careful carefulpeople careflpeople carefulpeople
people very careful and when I read in a apaper apaper apaper
paper something that would show that we woare weare weare
are extremely careless why I know lit onco oncothat oncothat oncethat
that the reports are wrong wrongMmo wrongMmo wrongMine
Mmo Uchida uses very few gestures gvatureaShe gtfttureeShe gesturesShe
She sits far back in her big chair but occa occasionally occnslonally occaMcnally ¬
sionally she would lean I n forward and with withpalms withpalms withpalms
palms turned slightly upward would em empbaslze emphasize emphasizo
pbaslze her speech speechPid speechIid I
Pid you see how the Russians destroyed destroyedtheir destroyedtheir destroyedtheir
their own boats she went on Now the thoJapanese theJapancso theJapanese
Japanese would never commit such a ablunder ablunder ablunder
blunder as that Wo are too careful and andsignificantly nndsignificantly andIsignlflcantly
significantly wo use our heads headsyou you seeWere see seeWere scoWere
Were you not surprised at the unanimity unanimitywith unanimitywah unanimitywith
with which the Americans seem to adopt adoptthe adoptthe adoptthe
the cause of Japan either openly or with without vlthout without ¬
out saying a I word simply as a matter ofcourae of ofcourse ofcourse
course she was asked askedMme IlSkldMme askedMne
Mme Uchid < 4 was silent II moment It
LADY UPON YOUR STAGE STAGEwas STAGEwas
was one of those slight pauses when she sheseemed sheseemed
seemed to be trying to shape her thought thoughtin
in words Then she said saidI
I do not think so I do not remember rememberthat remembertlvtt rememberthat
that I have over had a feeling of surprise surpriseYou surpriseYOII surpriseYou
You seo we are right and the dark eyes eyeswith eyeswith eyeswith
with the slight Oriental obliqueness looked lookedIn
In a short time James H Morse of the theAmerican th thAmerican theAmerican
American Trading Company secured two twoconcessions twocoocsslons twoconcessions
concessions from the Corean Government Governmentone
one for opening gold mines In the moun mountains mountains mountains ¬
tains in the north of Corea and another anotherfor anotherfor anotherfor
for building the first railway In the coun country country country ¬
try from the seaport of Chemulpho to the thocapital thecapital thecapital
capital Seoul twentyseven miles uuleslnland uuleslnlandThe inland inlandThe inlandThe
The mining concession was leased to toLeigh toLeigh toLeigh
Leigh Hunt a plant costing a quarter of ofa ofa ofa
a million dollars Is now In operation J JSloat JSloat JSloat
Sloat Iassett of New York being one of oftho ofthe ofthe
the interested parties Tho contract for forbuilding forbuilding forbuilding
building the tberailwaywasgiven railway was given to the Ameri American American Amencan ¬
can and Oriental Construction Company Companyformed Companytormed Companyformed
formed by Messrs Collbron und James Jamesof
of Denver and Chattanooga respectively respectivelyIn
In tho building of the road W C Carley Carleywas CarleyW88 Canleywas
was first engineerlncharge H II Boat Bostwick BOlltwick Boatwick
wick auditor and 8 F Philips superin superintendentincharse superintendentlnchnrjte superintendentinchargo
tendentincharse tendentincharseThe
The principal feat in the construction constructionof
of the road was throwing throwln an eightspan eightspanbridge eightspanbridge eightspanbridge
bridge across the great river rl r Han three threemiles threemillS tlr tlrmiles
miles from Seoul This bridge bnid 1050 feet feetlong feetlon feetlong
long lon was sent across the Pacific in pieced piecedon
on a special vessel vesselIt
It made tho Coreans open their eyes to tosee tosee tosee
see a threemasted schooner comn blunder blundering blunderIng blunderlog ¬
ing safely into the halfcharted Corean Coreanport Coreanport Coreanport
port under the firm hand of a Yankee skip skipper skipper kipper ¬
per but their wonder became amazement amazementwhen atrlllzementwhen amazementwhen
when the strange stran e pieces of Iron It bore as aacareo ascargo ascargo
cargo cargo were carried twentyfive miles in inland inland Inland ¬
land and swung Hofely above tho mad madtides madtldCtl madtides
tides of the chief river of Corea Th The total totallength totallength totallength
length of the bridge is 2450 feet including includingapproaches IncludingIlpprol1Chell Includingapproaches
approaches approachesUpon Ilpprol1ChellUpon
Upon completion a Japanese company companysecured companyIIccured companysecured
secured the road This road had KH ter terminus termlnull terminus ¬
minus without the West Gate of Seoul SeoulAmerican SeoulAmerican SeoulAmerican
American enterprise now put on foot an anelectric anelectric anelectrio
electric railway running from tho railway railwayterminus railwaytermlnW railwayterminus
terminus into Seoul through tho city and andout andout andout
out to the tomb of the murdered Empress EmpressMing EmpreitlrUng Empresshung
Ming three miles cast of the city and a amecca IImecca amecca
mecca for Coreans The Seoul Electric ElectricCompany KlectriaCompany ElectrioCompany
Company wan W II organized it comprised comprisedCoreans comprisedCoreans comprisedCoreans
Coreans only with the Governor of the city cityas city8pr18ldont cityas
as 8pr18ldont 8pr18ldontThe presidentThe president presidentThe
The franchise came from from the Department Departmentof
of Public Works The company companr was capitalized cap capitalized capItalized ¬
italized at 1300000 300000 onehalf of o this sum sumwas BumWIIS sumwas
was Immediately paid to tho same con construction construction construetlen ¬
struction company which had built the theSeoulChemulpno theSeoulChemulpho theSeoulCbemulpho
SeoulChemulpno Railway RailwayThe RailwayThfJ hallwayThe
The motormen have been Japanese and aridthe andthe andthe
the conductors Coronas Of course a anumber anumber I InutDoor
number of accidents have happened at one oneof onoof oneof
of these a car was demolished and the thecompanys thecompans thecompanys
companys plant was endangered endlUlgeredThe 4 4The
The Coreans are areI a very stately race of ofmen ofmen ofmen
men they move slowly and have no wit In Inavoiding Inavoldin Inavoiding
avoiding < < accidents accidentsand and the trolley car carthe carthe carthe
the world over la I no respecter of dignity dignityOther dlnltyOther dinityOther
Other objections have been raised to tothese tothelia tothese
these makethemselvesgo machines to tonamed eonamed sonamed
named by the people ple who ho call the bicycle bicyclethe blo1lethe bIolethe
the manmakehlmselfgo manmakehlt eelrgo machine The Thepeople Thepeople Lbs Lbspeople
people affirm arm that a recent drought had been beenI J
I
naturally D4tural1yand and directlyinto dlrectlyJlntotheInWVI dlrectlyJlntotheInWVIorswhatcould the fatwrricw fatwrricworo iit rv1ew rv1ewors
ors orswhatcould what could you do except ex ept believe In Inus Inusl Inus
us usl and 1d stand by byeuz our ride No NOf I have noverfelt neverfelt never neverfelt
felt any surprise surpriseBut surprlseBut surpriseBut
But the Russians RU8 1an have been good friends friendswith friendswith friendswith
with us we have been bC Il on most amicable amicableterms amicableterms amicableterms
terms was suggested suggestedYes suggestedYes
Yes I know but it it U not the same sameYou MmeYou seineYou
You see you know we ore I1J right and youknow you youknow youknow
know it That Is all the difference differenceThe lUfIerenceThe differenceThe
The Russians are intriguers always alwaysintriguers alwaysintriguers alwaysintniguers
intriguers There is nothing true about aboutthem aboutthem aboutthem
them It is in tho blood you cannot believe believetheir bol1evetheir believetheir
their promises you must always be on the thedefensive thedeCenslve thedefensive
defensive even when things seem most mostsecure mostsecure mostsecure
secure secureMy secureMy secureMy
My husband was Consul COIIBulln in Corea during duringtho durirlgtho duringthe
tho JapanChina War of a few years ago agoand agoI1Id agoacid
and I stayed in Seoul I met most of the
compromise compro DJleli a gfvlriCup giving up something IOmethlncmutua1l1 s smutual amutual
mutual agreement agreementBut agreementBut enti entiBut
But if we do d not fight if we do not notbc beat beatRussia boatRussia t tRussia
Russia it means the practical practl al annihilation annihilationof
of our country counter It means everything to us uslife usIUo uslife
life itself not merely a compromise if it itwere itwere itwere
were only that thatHow tootHow thatHow
How long do I think it will last We Wocannot Wecannot Wecannot
cannot tell that thati we hope it will be soon soonterminated 80011terminated soonterminated
terminated We feel that we are going to tobo tobe tobe
be victorious and we would like Uk to have It Itsoon ItRoon itsoon
soon over We are II small people but butwe butwe butwe
we have a great spirit spiritIt
It Is truo that the Russians haw huge hugenumbers hugenumbers hugenumbers
numbers but what are numbers The TheJapanese TheJapanese TheJapanese
Japanese soldier thinks for himself hlm eU Every Everyone Ev Everyonein ry ryone
one onein in the army every everyone one in the thenavyis navy U an anindividual anindividual anindividual
individual not a slave without the power of ofreasoning ofronaonlng ofreasoning
reasoning dependent on the word of some I
JAPAN AT PEACE IN NEW YORK
Russian officials there ther and their wives wivesIt wivesIt
It ia the same thing socially as 3 It Is dip diplomatlcally diplomattcallyaiwaya
10maticallyalwa11 lomatlcally always the Intrigue the maincore main Insiucere Insincere
cere purpose and the smooth peaking npeakintongue speakintongue peakingtongue
tongue tongueWe tongueWe tongueWe
We and the slight figure stiffened I Illttlo II IIlittle mlittle
little we are true and sincere and wi wikeep We Wekeep wtkeep
keep our word That Is Iswhy why we have t tfight to tofight tfight <
fight Russia because we cannot believe he heand her herand heand
and she must be taught that sho mus musspeak muet muetspeak musspeak
speak the truth and that she must keep her hemword heiword herword
word > i iIt 1It iIt
It Is not true that we went hastily into InUtho intotho thtthe
tho war It may mil have seemed so O to thnations th the thenatlonll tinnations <
nations looking on but we had been pro proparing preparinl peeparing
paring a long time for we know that war waiwould warwould waxwould
would have to come We knew that Russia Russiawould Russiawould Russiawould
would not keep her promise pr mi o and though thoughIt
It looked as if wo ye O were acting hastily In Inreality Inreality Inreality
reality we had been preparing all along alongMrne alongMnte alongMth
Mrne Uchlda explained In careful words wordsplainly wordsplainly wordsplainly
plainly easily all the complications of the thesituation thesituation thesituation i
situation beginning with the JapaaChlnastruggle JapaaChlna JapanChinastrugglo JapaaChlnastruggle
struggle struggleYou struggloYou struggleYoU
You see there Is I nothing else for us to todo todo todo
do she went on we have got to fight fightIf fightIf
If wo did not Russia would gradually graduallyabsorb graduaUyabsorb graduallyabsorb
absorb Corea Manchuria China Ch la and andeventually andeyentually andeventually
eventually Japan JapanThere JapanThere JapanThere
There is this to remember and the thesoft thesoft thesoft
soft eyes looked almost tearful It you youshould youshould youshould
should fight fightvith with another anothernation nation if England Englandshould Englandrhould Englandshould
should fight It would mean what Simply Simplymused Simplymuscd Simplycaused
mused by the electric wires which are arestrung arestrung 1 1I
I strung < lrun across Seoul in all sir miles in inlength inlength I
length They declared that the wires wirescut wirescut wirescut
cut off the influence of heaven heavenOthers heaeoOtherK heavenOthers
Others were not satisfied whether the theblame theblame theblame
blame should ho laid on the wires J or the tholocution thelocution thelocation
locution of tho power house of the electric electricplant eectrioplant electricplant
plant It was found on examination of oftho ofthe ofthe
the records that the house stood on a sacred sacredHnot sacredIpot sacredspot
spot and desecrated it The power house houseremains houseremains houseremains
remains however on the hallowed spot spotDuring spotDuring spotDuring
During these years of commercial ex exploitation exploitation oxploitation ¬
ploitation the American missionaries have havenot bavenot havenOt
not been backward The Presbyterian mis missions mlssIons misslons ¬
number 1000 converts convertsthe conertsand convertsand
sions In the north
and the Methodist missions In the centre 01 01the dfits
the little kingdom count over 5000 5000tion 11000The OOO OOOThe
The Methodists have paid speclalatten speclalattent10n special atten attention
tion to publishing their first plant the theTrilingual theTrilingual theTrilingual
Trilingual Press having played an Impor Important important ixnpertant ¬
tant part in the opening of Corea The TheRoman The110m Theitonman
Roman 110m an Cathollca number 40000 convertsthey converts convertsthey convertsthey
they entered Corea two centuries ago when whentho whentho whenthe
tho Jesuits were leading the way Into the theheart theheart theheart
heart of the American continent The TheCoreans TheCoreans TheCoreana
Coreans have practically given up Bud Buddhism Buddhillm Buddhlam ¬
dhism and Confucianism according to toMinister tolinlster toMinister
Minister Allen AllenA
A few American trading houses have havesprung havesprung havesprung
sprung up The Standard St ndard Oil Company Companynoes Companydocs
docs does a large business in Corea but tho thofuture tholuturo thefmituro
future of American trade of course depO15 de deponds I Iponds
ponds like lik everything overy thing else upon the politi political polltlcal politiui ¬
cal ui turn which things may take in the thefuture thefuture thefuture
future in the land of the Morning Calm CalmSeventy CalmSoenty Calm5eveny
Seventy per J > Cr cent of the trade of Corea Is Isnitli Iswith iswith
with England Japan and Russia have a alittle a a1lttle alittle
little on the east and north northAs northAs northAs
As Mr Allen has stated Tod Today y Ameri Americans Amerlcans Anieniaas ¬
cans are found to be in possession of rights rlghtaind rlgh rightsmd t8 t8and
and privileges of great material value valuesbtaincd valuoobtained valuebtained
obtained by peaceful freat means from from the good goodwill goodwill goodwill
will of the people peopleAmid poopletnld veopleAmid
Amid tnld all tho excitement of various up upIsingH uprlslnp1I upisings
IsingH of the JapanChina war and of the theevents UJeevcnts thevents
events of 1808 American Interests have havonot havelot haveflot
not lost ground groun On one occasion at least leastho leB1ltthe leasthe
the ho Corona Core n Emperor sought to come to the theniprican theAtJllrlcnn thetmienican
niprican Legation for protection at a time timeKhen timewhen timeshen
when several foreign Ambassadors would wouldlave wouldhave wouldiavn
have lave done anything to obtain possession possessionf
of f his person but the necessary permission permissionvas
vas kincly kinclyhut but firmly refused refusedHie refusedThe
The Emperor J mperor leads lendllan an exciting life sleep slpepng slttpIng sleepng
Ing ng in daytime when all the worlds awake awakeind awakeand awakemci
and holding Cabinet meetings and doingill doing doingall
all ill his hi business by night Henas He hat deserted desertediin deaertedhi6 desertedus
hi6 iin us old palace In the native portion of tho thoity thocity theIty
city ity and lives liv a In a strawthatched barn of ofL ofbuilding
I L building in a frog pond in the foreign foreignjuarter foreignGuarterwlthln foreignuarterwithin
Guarterwlthln juarter uarterwithin within reach of the legations Inass In Iniase Inca
ca ass e of trouble troubleFrom trouhleFrom troubleFrom
From any point of view America must muste mustbe
be > to e greatly interested in the future of Corea CoreaTwice CoreaTwice Corearwtce
Twice as many Americans can talk the theKorean theCorean theorean
Korean orean language as any other nationality nationalityif
or if foreigners in Corea America has led In Incommercial Incommercial Inommcrclai
commercial exploitation America has led ledn ledin leda
in n disseminating political knowledge knowledgeDr knowiedasDr
Dr Philip Jaisohu a naturalized naturalizodAmerl naturalizodAmerlan Ameri American American ¬
can of Corean parentage and adviser to tohe tothe tohe
the he Cabinet founded the first English Englishtaper EntUlhpaper Englishapor
taper in Corea Coreathet the native naUveedltlonofwblch naUveedltlonofwblchcirculated editions of which whichiroulated whichirculated
circulated widely and sndplayed played an Important
one above him himYes himYes himYes
Yes I know tho Czar did not want wa wabut war warbut warbut
but what could he do against his minister ministerthe mlnlelersthe ministermtIme
the war party partyAre parlyMe partyAre
Are many of the Japanese in this countrreturning country countryreturning eountrreturning
returning returningThe returningThe returningThe
The naval reserves liave to go back backThey oockThey backThey
They are under orders but I do not think thlnlthat thinkthat thirdthat
that many of the other men surely no nothose not notth060 nothose
those in business will go yet unless therla then thorois thenIs >
is a call for them Some of tho atudentwill student studentwill studentw1l1
will return the young men who are anxious anxiouto anxiousto
to fight fightMy fightIy fightMy
My Iy husband No he would ulld not to toeligible be beeligible lxeligiblo
eligible for he Is slightly near sighted IIlght d and andthat andthat andthat
that would debar him The requirement requirementof
of the army and navy are very ery stringent stringentA
A man can havo no physical defect defectIt
It is very ory difficult for a man to to get intcthe incthe Into Intothe
the Japanese Army they do not take every everybody eerybody everybody
body he must pass a very rigid examina examination examinaLion ¬
Lion
Do you know what Yaermato Damashi Damashiis
is said Mme Uchida suddenly suddenlyThe suddenlyThe suddenlyThe
The interviewer acknowledged that she shedid shEdid h hdid <
did not notIt notIt notIt
It is what we call the spirit ofJapan ofJapanwish of Japan 1 1wish I Iwish
wish I could make you ou understand juswhat just justwbat justwhat
what is ismauntbythat meant by that but it is isan an expression expressiotthat expressionthat oxpressioethat
that it is almost impossible to translate translateinto transllteInto translatcinto
into English EnglishIt
It is the spirit that is supposed to rule rulfevery ruleovery rulEevery
every Japanese man and woman It li litho Is iEthe
the spirit of sacrifice crlfice It Is like you youart youmpart
part art In the early work Ork of the Independentlub Independent IndependenIIClub
Club lub
lubWhen When filled with fear of assassination aswiftslnationjust
just I us after the murder of his Queen the theo theEmperor
Emperor o mperor of Cores put not x II mouthful ll l lfood of offood offood
food to his lips that was not prepared by bytho bytho bythe
tho hands of an American missionary and andtaken andtakcn andtaken
taken secretly to the palace On the occa occasion occaHlon occadon ¬
sion don of a riot on Thanksgiving Day night
1808 three Americans lay in the anteroom anteroomor
or his bed chamber at the palace with cocked cockedrevolvers cookedrevolvers I Irwolvers
revolvers and other weapons In their hands handsready handiready 1
ready to bent back tho mob if it came cameWtlKRE cameJrHfnEDUTCllIUVELUONOPOLY cameWHERE
WHERE JrHfnEDUTCllIUVELUONOPOLY JrHfnEDUTCllIUVELUONOPOLYBulb DUTCh HAVE A MONOPOLY 3IONOPOLVDolb
Bulb nntMnc Uat8ln With Them a Large and andDlitlnet andDlstlnet andDistinct
Distinct Industry IndustryFront IndultrI IndustryFronm
Front the Kama CPu Journal JournalThe JourItJThe JournalThe
I
The raising of hyacinth tulip and daffodilbulba daffodil daffodilbulbs dalrodllbulbs
bulbs Is practically a Dutch monopoly and andnearly andnearb andnearLy
nearly all of those bulbs sold by American Americanseed Americaneeed Americanseed
seed houses are Importations John Vnnder VnndermeU VnndermeU Vandermcli
meU representative In the United States Statesof Statesot Statesof
of a bulb house at Ltase Holland who ar arrived nrrived arrived ¬
rived here yesterday bag for his only samples samplesa
a few dozen bulbs but he says that in every everyffreenhouse eorygreenhouse everygreenhouse
greenhouse in the country he can point to tothe tothe tothe
the blossom product of tin th bulbs which ha hasells hesell tosells
sells sell > 5 Mr Ir Vandermelj talks Interestingly Interestinglyabout Interestinglyabout Interestinglyabout
about the business of growing hyacinth hyacinthbulbs hyaclathbulbs hyacinthbulbs
bulbs bulbsThey
bulbsThey They will not grow in every country countryho countrhe
ho declared In fact Holland Is the only onlyland onlyland onlyitinml
land In which bulb mining baa become a nlarge alargo alarge
large and an distinct industry A dry dr sandy sandysoil sandysoil
soil and even climatic conditions are es essential 06Cntlol assontisi ¬
sential to the full development of tho hyacinth hya hyacinth hYI1clnth ¬
cinth tulip and daffodil I believe belie however howeverthat howeverthat howeverthat
that daffodil daao ll are areerown grown with somo degree degreeof
of success In the southern part of Virginia VirginiaOut VirginiaBut VirginialInt
Out nB n an exclusive business buslne 1I the United UniteditntcB UnitedStllteR Unitedttatcs
itntcB cannot lay claim to daffodil dallodillarmlnli dallodillarmlnliIn farming farmingIn
In this thu country the changes of climate climatedo climatedo
do do not agree with these plants The bulbs bulbsmust hulbsmust bulbsmust
must be net et In the fall covered cow red so as to main maintain lIIalntnln mainLain ¬ I
Lain an even temperature throughout theainter the thewinter thewinter
winter and In the spring when the blossom blossoming blossomImr bloomng ¬ i
ing ng time Is I at hand rainfall sunshine and andmildness andmlldnece andmildness
mildness must occur with absolute regularity regularityOtherwise regularityotherwise regularityDtherwise
Otherwise no bulbs will fill out Of course courseLhe coursethe coursehe
the blossoms will unfold as beautifully hero herois heroas herois
is In Holland but tho developing process processsnd Jlroce88end processends
end ends with the fall of the petals petalsI
o I believe that few lovers of flowers know knowhat knowthat knowhat
hat the tulip and hyacinth so common commonn
In n the American home are not natives I Imvo Ihave Iave
have ave even heard Ignorance on this thl point pointittnln pointottllin pointittain
ittnln to such proportions as to Inspire Inspirejseudollower Insplropspudollower Inspireseudo1iower
jseudollower fanciers In the United States Statessuggest StAtesto
to o > suggest the tulip as a national emblem emblem3ven emblemI
I 3ven ven if It were physically possible to raise raisetood raisegood raiserood
good tulip bulbs here I do not believe that thatin thtan
an in Industry could be built up n the face facef taceof tacoit
of it > f Dutch competition l lAbor > abor Is cheap with withi
u is i and we can export bulbs and place th them themupon themIpon m mipon
ipon the market at a lower figure than could couldflxcd couldme uld uldbe
be me > flied xd by American grower
I IpatrJotWnbutt
patriotism patrJotWnbutt but It Ir tJ that ataJidllomethln ataJidllomethlnmore and an eomethln eomethlnmore mornotbinimore
more than that thatIt thatItl4th thatIt
It Itl4th is q the spirit that thatptompt prompts la a man manto mantoglTe t tgiro b bgive
give his life for his oountry It is tho spirit splrithat spiritthat spirithat
that would prompt the Japanese nation natloito nationto natiorto
to go Into a war if they knew that the thewere they theylfcre theawere
were to be b annihilated l UllhUatedIt It is the Bomothlni Bomothlniwithin lIomethlngwithin sometbiniwithin
within tMme Mme Uchida pointed to her heartIt heart heartIt heartjIt
It is the spirit of Japan JapanIt
It is something that has come to u uthrough us usthroU41h Utthrough
through centuries cent ri08 it is something born li lius in inus ixus
us It is the spirit of ofJapan Japan that is ani animating animating anlmating
mating us today in our struggle wltliRussia with withRusla willRussia
Russia RussiaWhat RuslaWhat RussiaWImat
What will the Japanese womendo womendoWe
We have a Red Cross Society there am amthey and andthey andthey
they will raise money and do what the thecan they theycan theacan
can We cannot do much we have Borne somihospital Bornehospital somehospital
hospital nurses and fine hospitals but th thmost the themost thEmost <
most of the nursing is done by the men menthe menthe menthe
the women do not seem fitted for the hard hartexperiences hardexperiences hardexperiences
experiences of war Wo are so essentially essentiallydomestic es essentiallydomestlc entlally entlallydomliBtlo
domestic domesticMme domliBtlollme domestlcMine
Mme Uchida returned to the Yaermat YaermatDamashi YaermatiDamashl YaermnatlDamashi
DamashiDid Damashi DamashiDid DamashlDid
Did you see the Darling of the Gods GodsThe GodaThe GodsThe
The spirit of Japan Is represented in that thatYou thatYou thatYou
You remember where hero the man is killed klllecrather killedrather killedrather
rather than betray a II secretYou secret secretYou I IYou
You like the theatre theatreVery theatreVery theatreVery
Very much but not the Japanese plays playsThey playsThey I
They hurt mo I think The Darling of oithe ofthe ofthe
the Gods was by far the best but butthe the most mostof mostof mostof
of them are so untrue untruethey they are a mixture mixtureof
of Chinese and Japanese and they do not notreally notreaUy notreally
really represent either I would rather rathernot rathernot rathernot
not ae see 881 them I would rather rath r see playsthat plays playsthat playsthat
that are just what they pretend to be beYes beYes beYes
Yes I read a great deal I enjoy It Itand Itand itand
and then it helps my English so much muchI
I read the papers and the magazines andfiction and andfiction andfiction
fiction fictionI
II I dont think you quite understand us usin UIyour usin
in your books any more than you do on onthe onthe onthe
the stage I see so many stories etorl told of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the foreigners who go there and meet the theJapanese theJapanese theJapanese
Japanese girls and fall In love with them themI
I i think that hardly ever happens happensYou happeneYou happensYou
You see seeln hi the first place very fo few Japaneso Jap Japanese Japanese ¬
anese girls can speak English and it Iiis Is al almost ale alemost atmost ¬
most unheard of for a foreigner to learn learntho learntho learnthe
tho Japanese language So how could they theyconverse theycon theyconverse
converseNo converse converseNo con OtllO OtllONo
No I dont think there are re enough love loveaffairs lovoaflalrs loveaffairs
affairs between the Japanese and English Englishand Englishand Englishand
and Americans to write about aboutAnother aboutAnother aboutAnother
Another thing All the Japanese girls girlsI
I meet with on the stago or in books are of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Geisha girl type The Geisha girl girlyou girlyou girlyou
you know is very gay she laughs and sings singsand singsand singsand
and andMme
Mme Uchida made a few motions with withher withher withher
her fingers representing a butterfly She Sheia ShoIs Sheis
Is like iko that thatThe thatThe thatThe
The Japanese ladies are very dignifiedand dignified dignifiedand dignifiedand
and very serious Thoy are not like the theGeisha theGeisha timeGeisha
Geisha girls girlsThey girlsThey girlsThey
They live a very secluded life When a aJapanese aJapanese aJapanese
Japanese girl marries she goes to her hus huebands husbands husbands ¬
bands family and she helps take care of oftho ofthe ofthe
the father and mother and the younger youngerbrothers youngerbrothers youngerbrothers
brothers and sisters It Is very ery seldom seldomthat seldomthat seldomthat
that a young married couple go off and live liveby 1Ieby liveby
by themselves as they do here Perhaps Perhapsthat Perhapsthat Perhapsthat
that iii why they are so serious seriousWhen seriousWhen serioushen
When hen I Bald that the Japanese girls did didnot didnot didnot
not speak English I did not mean all ofthem of ofthem orthem
them In the higher schools tho schools schoolsthat schoolsthat I Ithat
that are under the Government and cor correspond correspond ¬ I Ir
respond r pond to your collegesthe students have haveto haveto haveto
to learn English It is she hesitated forthe for forthe forthe
the wbrd wbrdy yes obligatory obligatoryA I I
A Japanese student has to learn English Englishand Englishand 1 1and
and the young women who attend these theseschools theaoeohools theseschools
schools are taught English as well as their theirown theirown theirown
own language They can ca caxlearn learn French and andGerman andGerman andGerman
German but neither one of those lan languages langtIIlg Iangwages ¬
guages gtIIlg Is a necessity necessit while English they theymust theymust theymust
must study So you see I had studied it alittle a alittle alittle
little before I came here hereThen hereThen hereThen
Then In a school I attended in Toklo we wewere wewere wewere
were taught housekeeping according to the theAmerican themorlcan theAmerican
American way We were taught cooking cookingand cookingand cookingand
and dressmaking and all that thatI
I have never kept houso in the Japanese Japaneseway Japaneaeway Japaneseway
way hero When I go back to Japan I Iwear Iwear Iwear
wear the native dress for It it Is more con convenient convcnlent convenient ¬
venient on the houses are built and all that thatbut thatbut thatbut
but here it would be in the way and too tooconspicuous toocOrup1cUOU8 tooconspicuous
conspicuous conspicuousI
I keep house tho American way ay as I was
AT HOMES IN CHINATOWN CHINATOWNXEW
NEW Etr YEARS CALLS STILL l TIlL IV IVHHIH IXI1WI
HHIH FAVOR THERE THEREA TIUmA
A Week of Vnaecustomed Visiting VisitingFifty VisitingFiftyor Isltln Fifty Fiftyor tty ttyor
or So Chinese Women omen In iew York YorkMost YorkMost ork orkloBt
Most of Their Time Spent at Home HomeWorking lIomeWorklnlr UomeWorking
Working for the Chinese Tailors TailorsThe TailorThe TailorsThe
The women of Chinatown made it plain plainlast plainllllt plainlast
last week that despite de plte the example set setby setby setby
by women of fashion further up town townthey townthey townthey
they have not turned a cold shoulder shol der to toNew toNew toNew
New Years calls But then In most things thingsthe thingsthe thingsth
the th Chinese woman is said to bo less fickle fickleminded fickleminded fickleminded
minded than her American neighbor neighborIn
In all of Greater New York there are areonly areonly areonly
only between fifty and sixty Chinese women womenall womenall womenall
all of whom are said to live In the very verysmall verysmall verysmall
small area bounded by Mott Pell and andDoyers andDoyers andDoyera
Doyers streets and are distributed among amongfewer amongfewer amongfewer
fewer than twenty tenements Ordinarily Ordinarilyone
one might walk through Chinatown at any anytime anytime anytime
time of the day and never set eyes on a aChinese aChinese I IChln
Chinese Chln e woman womanA
A worker at the Mott Street Mission Missionsaid Missionsaid Missionsaid
said the other day that with few exceptions exceptionsthe
the exceptions being those who ostensi ostensibly ostelllllbly ostenslbly ¬
bly have renounced the religion of Con Confucius Confucluathe Confuciustho ¬
fucius fucluathe the women of Chinatown seldom seldomappear seldomnppMr seldomappear
appear In the streets streetsI
I came across a young woman a few fewdays lewdays fewdays
days ago she he said who had not crossed crossedthe croasedthe crossedthe
the threshold of her front door since she sheentered sheentered sheentered
entered the house a bride three years before beforeLast beforeLast beforeLast
Last summer when I arranged one day dayto dayto dayto
to take threo or four of them on a trip to toBronx toDronx toBronx
Bronx Park I had to get a carriage to con convey conway ¬
vey us all to the elevated station which whichis whichis
is not five minutes walk from zom here They Theycould Thoycould Theycould
could not screw up their courage or else elsethey elsethey
they did not like to outrage the proprie proprieties proprieties proprieties ¬ I
ties by walking openly in Chinatown ChinatownAway ChinatownAway
Away A way from their own quarter they theydont theydont theydont I
dont mind it so much Although some Borneof someof someof
of them wont admit It even the New York YorkChinaman YorkChinaman YorkChinamnan
Chinaman until he Ia Christianized Chrl t1anJzed speakswith speaks speakswith spcakswith
with contempt of the Chinese woman who whoIa whois whoIs
is seen in the street especially if she la layoung Isyoung I Iyoung
young and most of the women who are arehere arehere arehere
here now are comparatively youngMrs young youngMm youngMn
Mm Loo Lul LI who come from China Chinato
to teach In our mission Is obliged to go to tothe tothe tothe
the women in their homes They never neverdream neverdream neverdream
dream of attending a claw in the mINion missionroome mleionrooms mINionroomll
rooms roomsThe roomllThe roomeThe
The easels cue II different dJft nt at New Years Then Thenot ThenIIOt Thenot
IIOt ot on o oneday 18d day but b t a whole hola week la IIl1ven given over OVllf overL
L f
taught I have Swedish servants I could couldnot ouldnot OUIdxiot
not get get Japanese Japaneeeifor for the Japanese ser servants eervanta servanta ¬
vanta who are 11J here herehllvo have been boenspoiled boenspoiledThey spoiled spoiledThey spoiledThey
They demand such suchhlghwage high higliwages wages We would wouldnot wouldnot wouldnot
not think of paying them like that In Japan JapanWo JapanWo JapanWe
Wo have American cooking too so you youaeo yousoo yousee
see wo woare are really transplanted Wo speak speaktho speaktho speakthe
tho Japanese language l nguago always in the home homehowever home1Iowevori homehowever
however it seems more natural naturalI natumI
II I dont see how a foreigner ever learns learnsthe learllsthe learnsthe
the Japanese it is s difficult for us who are
born there It is most difficult most dUll diffluclt dlffilicit dUllucit
licit I have lavo never met a foreigner who whohad whohad whohad
had mastered it itWhen itWhen itWhen
When you learn French or German or orany orany orany
any other language you have something somethingin
in your own language that helps you but butwhen butwhen butwhen
when you studv Japanese there Is nothing nothingIt nothingIt
It is entirely different in root in accent accentin accenthi accentin
in everything and it Is BO IO complicated complicatedAnd
And when you write it Itthere there are hundreds hundredsof
of characters charactersI
MI I write few letters and receive few fewWo fewWo fewWe
Wo get most of the news of the war through throughthe throughthe
the newspapers here Would I liko to be bethere bethere bethere
there during the warMmo war warMme
Mme 11 me Uchida shuddered dissent No Noindeed Noindeed
indeed I prefer to remain in New York YorkYou YorkMYou YorkYou
You see I could do nothing I should shouldbe shouldhe shouldhe
he far from mm the seat of the war and there therewould theroould therewould
would ould be the needless excitement excitementIt
MIt It would be the same as when I was at atSeoul atSeoul atSeoul
Seoul We were not near tho war but there therewas thereas therewas
was as always the feeling that something was wasgoing W88Jtolng wasgoing
going to happen that restless excitedfeeling excited excitedfeeling excitedfeeling
feeling No Noltlsbettertoremalnhore NoltlsbettertoremalnhoreMme it la better to remain here hereMmo hereMine
Mme Uchlda was next asked if she shethought shethought shethought
thought it probable that her husband would wouldremain wouldremain wouldremain
remain here during the war warI warMlahoulq warI
Mlahoulq I should think so was the reply You Yousee Yousee Yousee
see in our country theofficiala tbeoffi lals remain in inoffice Inotflco Inoffice
office aa long 10ng1I8 ns their work IB satisfactory
There Is no change of administration aa aathere I Ithero a athere
there Is with you and I see no reason why whywo whye whywe
wo e should be berecalltll berecalltllMI recalled recalledI
MI I should dread the voyage The Jap Japanese JapanSO Japafleso ¬
anese women are not travellers andthey andtheydo and they theydo theydo
do not enjoy it When we get to a place placewo
wo want to remain remainThe remaInThe remainThe
The official in Japan usually rises begin beginning beglnnJn beginning ¬
ning nJn from the office ofl ce of attach or some somelower somelower somelower
lower post and his improvement depends dependson
on his learning and his professional reputa reputation reputation reputaLion ¬
tion
to a round of sociability and entertaining entertainingwhich entertalninltwhich entertainingwhiclu
which begins every day about noon and andso andso andso
so far as the men are concerned is continued con continued continued ¬
tinued far into the night nightChinese nightChlnMe nightChinese
Chinese etiquette or rather tho etiquette etiquetteof
of Chinatown permits that at New Year Yeartho Yearthe Yearthe
the women may call on one another and andit andIt andIt
it is Incumbent upon relatives to exchange exchangea
a visit of ceremony during the week weekThe weekThe weekThe
The excessive eXCt sle cold of the first four days daysof daysof daysof
of tho week Interfered a good deal with withthe withthe withthe
the calling The Chinese woman is not notequipped notequipped notequipped
equipped with sealskins and furlined furlinedgarments turlinedgurmentt furlinedgarments
garments garmentsAre gurmenttMAre
MAre Are you ou going to make any calls was wasasked was8kcd wasasked
asked of a dignified Chinese woman who whosat whosat whosat
sat In state In a gorgeous silkencostume silkenccstumewhich silkencostumewhich silkencostumewhich
which contrasted oddly with the humble humbleroom humbleroom bumbleroom
room about eight by nine feet where visitors visitorswere visitorswcre visitorswere
were received receivedYes receivedYes receivedYes
Yes she responded hesitatingly with witha
a shiver but its so coldAlthough cold coldAlthough coldAlthough
Although she did not say so evidently evidentlyshe
she was WI waiting for the mercury to creep creepup creepup creepup
up a bit before venturing out outLike outLke outLike
Like Lke almost every other hostess hostC In prepa preparation preparation preparation ¬
ration for visitors visiors she had placed a small smalltable smalltable emailtable
table close cO O against the wall wal covered it itwith Itwih itwith
with wih a silken siken cover and placed upon it three threewith threedlp threedei
dlp dei lacquered bowlll the centr centre one flled flledwith filled filledwith
with Chinese confetionery confectionery and the others otherswith otherswith
with oranges Decorating Decoratng the wall forseveral for forseveral forseveral
several feet above these tht refreshments refreshmentswere refrehments refrehmentswere
were sprays sprys of artificial flowers fowers and other otherpaper otherpar otherpapar
paper devices of brilliant briiant tints tnt topped off offwith of offwith
with scarlet sarlet ribbons ribbonsIn ribbonsIn
In some of the rooms room where the Chinese Chinesewomen ChinOe ChinOewomcn Chinesewomen
women received reived honors were paid pid to a fa favorite favorite favonito ¬
vorite idol by both visitors vllitrs and the family tallY
The idol was not always alway visible Aa A an anAmericanized nnAmerlcllzed anAmericanized
Americanized Amerlcllzed Chinaman Chinamn explained inmany in inmany Inmany
many homes the devotional devotonalleelngl feelings of the thoinmatort theInmatM theinmates
inmates are at satisfied satsfie by inscribing Inrbing the thename thename thename
name of an a idol in Chinese ChlnPe characters chaaters on a arying astrip astrip
or It the wall and andsurrounding
strip paper placing on ad adsurrounding
ppr It with deooratlons in
surrounding doooratons or carrying car carrying
rying the to idols name on 01 ones OIOS person personpaper personPresents personPresents
Presents of coIns done up In brIght red redpaper
paper are showere showered w v vand upon the children ohlldrenand childrenand re
and papr older folk too and upn it Is good form formto formto formto
go
to carry presents prMent of oranges orge and sweetsUnlike sweets sweetsUnlike soots sootsUnlike
Unlike the fashionable flhlonable American call ca1 that thatof thator thatof
of the Chinese Chlno woman is apt to be prolonged prolongedover
over tho evening meal At least let this was waswhat Wi we wewhat
what happened happned in Chinatown Chinatow Ch lnatown last lt week weekTho wek wekTho weekThe
Tho marvel marel of the occasion oeB1llon to Americanvlsito American Americanvisitors Amerlcan Amerlcanvlltors
visitors vlltors vlsito to tho locality loalty for the first frt time timewas tme tmewa timewas
was wa that with wth apparently plenty of money
to spend spnd on silkon flk apparenty n raiment decorations decorationsand ooratoM ooratoMand
and other luxuries luxurle Chinese families faie are arecontent arecontont arecontent
content to put up with w wfth th their cramped cra quar quarters quar quarters quartore ¬
ters House rent apparently apparenty is I tho least leastof leastof leastof
of their expenditures expendituresThe expenditure
The he married marrie men of Chinatown Cnatow It Is Iasaid Issd issaid
said sd are with very ver few exceptions exceptons able ableand ableand ableand
and willing wllng to support suppor their wives wve and andchildren andchidren andchildren
children chidren comfortably and in addition alon to tothis totIIB tothis
this tIIB nearly every oer woman earns ears from S3 S3to 8Sto 3 3to
to 12 121 a aweokwonidng week working worlng for the Chinese Chlne tailors tailorsThe talor tailorsThe
The work they do is of a light lght variety vriety only onlysuch ony onysuch onlysuch
such aa a making makng buttonholes buttole and attaching att hhlg
to fancy fanc coats cts fancy fano cords and braids for
t fastenings enJngld and trimmings trimmingsThe trimip Cri
The Chinese Cnee tailor tar pay pT well wU for this the
We Webve have tl nier there r n no < > what bt youcallj you call ca1lpolltic Joltcal Joltcalappolnt > oltical olticalhigh
appolnt appoi trrents ntl The Te nan who 1lds lQlds lQldshigh a ahigh
high positl positlgreat posttIon < vIth tU us p musT must bo a man or orgreat ofgreat
great potlon learning My husband hband is always aiwnystudying Iwn Iwnetulyng alwaysstudying
studying always ahvl1s Improving imprvng himself hlmel as o oever j jevery ievery
every ever etulyng other official ofcal under tho Govor Govorment 0 0ment ovpr ovprmen
ment men
mentThe menJapanese The Japanese Jaanet uniform ulron Mme Mm Uohidu Uohidulooked Uehlhllooked Vohidalooked
looked ns if she se be thought the question quetion almost almosttoo IIhtto alnmattoo
too to feminine i In its Import It I Is i vt wr wrplain vnrplain > r rplain
plain lemlne very much like lke yours you only I should shoulmisay shouldBay honfllsy
Bay sy that it was wa oven ove loss 1 showy showya a kM kMof kl0 kiilof
of blue dark blue blueX think
THE SPIRIT OF JAPAN
Wo Vo have no order that corresponds correspondsso corn
so s far as a I know orer to the Victoria Victori Cross Crossof Css Cssof Crossof
of the English but I believe there t1ere are a orders ordersor oreN oreNor
or medals meals given give for extraordinary extrardina bravery braveryin brvr
in war warA warA warA
A diversion was WI created cat by the t entrance entranceof entanc
of Mme Uchidas only ony child cUd who la I more moreJapanese moreJapanes moreJapanese
Japanese Japanes In appearance than his mother motherHis mothe motherHis
His hair hlr is i is blacker appac his hi eyes eye more mor Oriental Orientalhe Orit Orientalho
he B looks lok like lie a a big Japanese Japse dotin dot dol drd drdIn dressed dressedIn
clothes He is Is
in American Aerin cothe lver lverrugge very veryrugged veryrugged
rugged looking however and has h little littleof litUeof littleof
of rugge the exotic exoto lookig suggestion suggestin of of his bs a mother motherHe motherHe motherHe
much He notoriety had apparently appenty suffered eufle from too toomuch t toomuch
I am not going goln to t tell tU you my name namehe nm namehe
he announced decisively deIively lu I will not notThere not notThere
There aounc here was something somethlg so w masterful mtrful in inhis Inhi inhis
his hi manner mner that tho Interviewer Interiewer did di not try tryto tryto tryto
to overcome it The spirit of young youg Japan Japanwas JapanWM Japanwas
was there waiting to manifest mnUet itself itselfYou it itselfYou
You wont watnf tell my name nm he pleaded pleadedto Ied Iedto
to his nurse nur a big bi smiling Swedishmaid Swedishmaidand Swed1hI1 Swedish maid maidand
and then to his motherMine mother motherMme motherMme
Mme Uchida smiled smed softly softy without witat ray eayanything rayln Y Yinf
ln anything for a moment momentSo moment
inf So many mny people pple have asked aked him bl sho shoremarked shoremark ehoremarked
remarked remark In extenuation extenuationThen extenuaton extenuatonThen extenuationThen
Then the interviewer Intriewer rose to t go goYou goYou goYou
You are sure su quite q1ltesm sure said Mme MmeI MmeUchid MineUchida
I Uchlda at the door that I have made It Itunderstand Itquite Itquite
Uchid me
quite clear to you ah h abut about t the w war Yon Yonundemtand Youunderstand
understand cear do you that thati it is I the Independ Independence Idepend Idependence ¬
ence of Corea Cor that tt must be preserved preservedand prned prnedandtht
and that the Russians Russl must leave Man Manchuria Manchuri Manchurla ¬
churia churi andtht otherwise otheri te they would encroach encrh and andencroach andencroch andencroach
lowed encroach encroch up and encroach encroch until unti we e were wer swal swallowed swallowed waIlowed ¬
And Ad An < l you understand too t dont you that thatwo tt ttwe thatwe
we will wi be I victorious victorous That we > couldnt couldnthelp co couldnthelp dnt dnthelp
help it for we are right and strong and andcareful andcarefl andcareful
careful and above all al that tt we use us our ourheads ourheads ourheads
heads our minds mind we think thi think tk think tnk
work explained explaine a director in tho mission missionand missionand
M and a Chinese Chinet woman earns earn easily ealy mlon in one oneday oneday oneday
day 2 whereas where for the same se number nuber of ofhours ofhours ofhours
hours work a Hebrew or Italian IaUan woman womanworking wom womanworking
working for a white tailor taior and at much muchChinese
heavier work wi will get 5 SO or 6 60 cents centsYes centsYes
Yes nearly all the Chinese women want wantthey wantto wantto
Cnese
to do this work a They cant read or 1Tit write writethey
they dont go out olt they dont have visitors visitorsana visitorsand sion sionand
and time would hang hag heavily hO1ily on their hands handswere hana hanawer handswere
were wer it not for this employment employmentTHE employent employentTHE employmentTIlE
THE UERO1XE HElOlIE OF LVCKOJT LVCKOJTDeath LUCKXOr LUCKXOrDeatb LUCKNOWDeath
Death of Lady IAdy Inglls IIUs Who 110 Kept a Diary DiaryDuring Dlal DiaryDurIng
During DurJI the Siege SiegeFrom Siese SieseFrom SiegeFrom
From the London Express ExpretiAn EzpreuAn ExpressAn
An Interesting Interesti figure flre In English Enilsh history historyhas hwt historyhas
has hasllsd passed away In the person persn of Lady Ldy Inglls Ingllswho Ingls Ingligwho
who died yesterday at her residence 17 17Rectory 17Rectory iiRectory
Rectory road Beckenham DeclenhaI after afer a short shortIllness ahortUness shortillness
Illness IllnessLady Uness UnessLady illnessLady
Lady Julia Juia Bel Selnl Selina Inn Inglls InKls was wa the second seconddaughter lecnd lecnddaughter seconddaughter
daughter of the first frst Lord Chelmsford and andwas andWo andwas
was Wo born In 1833 1833She 1833She 1533She
She was the widow wldoI of the th famous Camoul defender defenderof r rof
of the British Jrltsh residency re Ilency at Lucknow Sir SirJohn SirJohn Ir IrJohn
John Eardley Eardey Wllmot Wimot mails Inlls K IC C B vim vimdied whodied vhndied
died In 1882 and In memory memor of whose who e services servicesin 5ervkrIn
in the Indian Mutiny utlny she had been In receipt receiptof Tcllt rCceIptof
of a pension pensionLady peMlonLady pensionLady
Lady Inglls Ing18 herself went through throulh th thsiege t thi thisiege h heleil
siege eleil of Lucknow and In addition additon to tbo ter terrors Iprrrs tprrots ¬
rots rrs of the siege and tho subsequent journey jonrwrto
to the coast cast she sb tio was shipwrecked ehlpwr ck d on the thevoyago th thvyag thevoyage
voyage vyag horns to England EnglandShe EnglandBhe EnglandShe
She afterward alerward published pullshed tho diary she kept keptduring ktptdurlai keptduring
during her eventful Iventfu life In the besieged bc hgec city citywhere dtrwhero citYwhero
whero her husband then Brigadier luells luellscommanded IUIIs Igli5commanded
commanded tho garrison Iarrlson throughout throulholt tao tiweightyseven til tilelgbtYven taoaighitymieven
eightyseven days the place was wa Invested InvestedSho Inc8tld Inc8tldShe InvetdShe
She describes the entrance into th time real residency rfsidency realdency ¬
dency on a day when glad lad ihouts holt rang rangthrough rariCthrough rali
through th ths tortured city of a short quiet quietlooking Quipllookln oilierlooking
looking t cwyhuircd h 1ed man whom 1 know knw at atonco a aonco atonce
onco was Oen Hovelock He shook hands handswith handwih handswith
with wih me and said std ho feared reaed that we e hid suf suffered surfered stiffered ¬
fered a great deal dealI
I could cOUd hardly hlrdl answer him hm hmwas H Hwas I
Ilwe but butnot billnot
was Wil a moment of unmixed happiness bapllnrl butnot
not lasting I felt how different dlercut my lot w wu wuto wasto i ito
to others laltng I tried to write borne but butcould bu butcould
could not notThe notThe notThe
The relieving r force rlrce had suffered suafr d most mostseverely moftseverely mo t telverely
severely elverely S levn S The ho wounded had hd been beenabandoned brfoablLndoned beenabandoned
abandoned The enemy had lad loop loopholed 1001 loopholed
holed holtd the houses bousel and shot the poor fellows fellowsdown Iclo Iclodown fellowsdown
down narrow by streets streetsOnce streetsOnce scores Wre as 1 they paused rascd through throulh tta ttanarrow dcnarrow I
Itreetl
Once while whie on tho dangerous danltloUI march from fromLuoknow rr01j1 rr01j1LucknoW trofliLucknow
LucknoW to the coast COlst the sudden command commandHaiti corman cormanHalt commanillaltI
Haiti rang out Into the thl night nightLady nlahtLdy nightLady
Lady Ldy rana Ingll Inel had a I baby with wit her at thl thltime thltme thia thiatime <
time and thug thul she writes Silence Sienc wa wsordered waordered Waordered
ordered tme and Ind all lights to bo put out tit I Ishall IIhal ishall
shall never alllhtl forgot my anxiety lest b at atshould b bshould v vIhould
Ihal Ihould should neer commence forgt nrylny agaIn flnln and perhaps perhapshftray perbprv ernsp ernspbetray
betray our whereabouts Fortunately bab babdldnotcry babdid lambdid
dldnotcry dldnotcryOn did rv not cr crOn cry cryOn
On the way to England her ship Ihlpmocked hLp WB WBwrecked wawrecked
wrecked near nt the coast COst of Ceylon and hop hophad hophad hophad
had been almo olmoltabldottd aimoatabumndoned t bi ndond when the pa palengers JM JMlen8rs pae paesengers
lengers who had been b n drifting rll about abut ii iiimaU In Insml insmall
sml len8rs small boats boat were werl picked up upby by a native nat natlysisal t tMl
Jeke
sl Ml and taken Into Trincomalee
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