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I I A Judge on Trial TrialThe TrAl TrAli
i II The serious situation 5ituaton which the pro proceeding proIceding ¬
ceeding of the Jamestown Jameatow Bar Associa Association Asoca Asocation ¬
tion has raised in the case cse of Justice JusticeHOOKEB Justc
HOOKER of the Supreme Court Cout of this thisState thisState
State has hI been ignored igore up to the present presenttime presenttme
time tme sofar sofar as the public publo knows kows by the theperson thef
person pron most concerned concernedHo concered conceredHo
f Ho will wi not treat with silent sient contempt contemptreal contemptj
j real or affected the summons of the theState theStt
State Stt Bar Association AssociationThe Asooiaton AsooiatonTe
The Te tribunal in which the charges chargesagainst chrges chrgesagaint
against againt Justice Jutce HOOKER are to bo ex examined examied ¬
amined amied has no legal power to compel compelthe compl complthe
the attendance attedanc of the accused Never Nevertheless Nevertheles8 ¬
theless we think that Justice Jutce HOOKER HOOKERwill HOOKERwi
will wi appear app at tho bar this time timeThe tie tiei
The Replies nepUe of t the tl Ticlllgerents leljerent to toi toI
I i Mrilujra I JYs Note NoteThat N rt rtI
That t a qualifiedascntjypuljl h i cdn nlo be given givenby ghcnby
I by the belligerents b1gerents to tHe tie proposal proposl1do proposl1doin made madein
in Mr M HAYS circular circuar note could coud bo botaken b
I taken ten for granted when favorable an answers ant ¬
t swers swer were received from tlie tle neutral neutralPowers neutrl
1 Powers Power because becaue it vfas as evident evdent that thatEngland thatESld
England ESld would oud not signify sigiy acquiescence acquiescencewithout acquiescnc
without consulting consult g Japan ap and ad that thatFrance thatFrac
I France Frac before bfore replying replYIg would take takemeasures tal talf
f measures meaues to learn lear the views vews of the thoSt theI thef
I f St Petersburg Government Goverment Now how however howi ¬
I i ever that tht the texts of the Russian Russia and andJapanese ad adilt
ilt Japanese responses have hve been pub published publhe ¬
lished lhe it itl Is worth orth while wh to look at them themsomewhat themsomewhat
somewhat closely cosely in ordcrj to ascertain ascertainprecisely nscerai
precisely to what the belligerents beligerents have havepledged haveplege
pledged plege themselves themselvesWe theQ5elves theQ5elvesWe
We observe obere first fst that tht neither Secre Secretary Socretar ¬
tary tar HATS HAs note nor any ay of tho replies repliescontain reples
contain conti any y allusiop aUuiop to Corea Wo in infer inI ¬
I I fer fer that by general consent the Hermit HermitKingdom Hert
Kingdom Kigdom will wi become the prize of the thovictor thei
i victor The To importance iporLce to the Japan Japanese Japn Japni ¬
i ese esof of tho peninsula penisua considered conidere cm l a archaser af
f > rchaser of their manufactures and
an outlet outet for their surplus suplu population populationhasbeen popubton popubtonhas1en
hasbeen has1en repeatedly reptely pointed poited out It is isequally
equally equaly obvious obvouBtlt that In I Russian UURn hands handsCorea handsCorea
Corea and ad especially espcialy Masampho Mampho at its itssoutheastern is isfouteatem
southeastern fouteatem angle would woud bo as tho thoJapanese thoJapeso
Japanese Japeso themselves themseves describe descibe it an anarrow
arrow arow pointed pited at tho heart hear of tho Island IslandEmpire Id IdEmpie
Empire EmpireAs Empie EmpieAs
As regards regas China Ca Mr HAYS HAyS note noteembodied
l embodied embie two proposals prposa First Ft that thatthe tht thtthe
the belligerents should her
blgerents shoud respect respct neu neutrality neutt ¬
tt trality traly and secondly that they should shouldrecognize soud soudrecoglo
recognize recoglo her administrative admlitmtve entity entityAs entty
i As might mght have hve been 1en expected expcted both bothJapan oth othi
i r I Japan Japn and ad Russia Rusi answered anere that they theywould tbeyr
r would respect rpc Chinas Chnas neutrality neutralty BO long longas
I as she should remain neutral neutralThere
sbopd Jai neutrp
f There Tere IB i abundant abudlt testimony tetiony to the theeffect
J eleot effect that tht most of the Inhabitants ihb t of ofNorth
hi North China Oha and especially especily of Chili Chilitho Ohi
f the northeastern noreater province provic already alredy sym sympathize ¬
1j pthze pathize with Japan Japa and a d there tbr is reason reasonto relson relsonto sr
to believe b Hev that thd th sympathy would woud bo bointensified
intensified intensie by new Japanese Japaese victories victoriesTo vcorie
W To prevent the sympathy sypathy from taking takingthe takig takigr
r the form for of lending lendig aid ai and ad comfort comot to toa
f a Japanese Japaee force forc that tht at any ay hour may maybe mayI
l be b placed plac on or near nea the railway raiway running runningfrom rig
fi from Shanhaikwan to
frl hnhi w Newchwang Newchwangit Newcwag i
I it was S plainly pinly necessary necssar for the forces forcesof force
of the Viceroy Vicroy of Chill Ohl to guard care carefully cro ¬
llt fully fuly the Great G reat Wa W l which g separates separatesChina 5e prtes prtesOhina
China Ohina proper propr from Manchuria Mehura Meas Measures Men ¬
ures have hv been b en taken tp this ths effect effectBut efect
1 But who shall the
sh guard gar th guardians guardiansIt gardia
It I is possible pssible that tht the proJapanese proapese feel feeling ¬
1 ing of the Chinese Chieso soldiers soldier may prove proveuncontrollable
hi uncontrollable tmcntrolable According Accorig to a des despatch despatch ¬
patch from Shanghai which fro iO pub published publi ¬
lished sbd Saturday Sa t u the Chinese Cic 0 General GeneralMA Generl Generli
li i MA IA who q is I in cpnunand ptap at It or near the theGreaLWnJl theh
h GreaLWnJl Gr r tWi1ds tods it dailymore d lly more difficult difficultto l lt ltj
j to prevent pr vent his hi troops from crossing cosmg the theMaBchurian
W MaBchurian frontier frontJe and engaging engagig the theRussians t e
t Ruiswho Russians la4 who are ar protecting protectig the rail railway r rF ¬
F way wa between btwee Shanhaikwnn Shhiknn and ad New Newchyang Newchy
chy chyang g A commanders cmuamJers professed profess us usability I ¬
i ability abity to control copt l his hi soldiers soldieJ would wouldscarcely wou
scarcely Ica Ib Txi accepted a oplby by Russia Rltia as a valid validexcuse1 v1d v1dexcse
excuse1 excse for toro a breach brach of neutrality neutralityJt neutrlty
i Jt J was a also to be expected that both bothof bQthof
of the belligerents belgerents would qualify qualfy their theirassent theiras
assent as Et to Mr r HAYS HYS secondproposal 6econrprOPO 1 by I IexcSptingJIanchuria I
f i excSptingJIanchuria e ilS lcu which is tobe t one oneofthoseats oneof11o
ofthoseats of11o scats if i not tho t1e principal prncipal seat of ofwar II I
war ar from the territory tertory wherein they theywould thoywou
would wou promise Pomle tp recognize recogizeQhi Ghiriag 1e ml mlministnftiyo adf
1 f ministnftiyo miitlye entity entt Iqoamuch q uch how however hovever 1
ever as Manchuria M nchulls is peopled by Chinese Chineseand Cineso
and Manchus lInehu and ad as in i parts pars of Its Is thrco thrcoprovinces threoprovcs r
provinces provcs tho local locl authorities nuthorti are etill etillChinese sti
1 Chinese Chin who wil havo hitherto hi herto obeyed oboc with withrnorpor withriorp
f rnorpor riorp or less lcssfdelty fidelity tho th orders orer of the thoPekin thePel
Pekin Pel Government Govem ent the question queston arises ariseswhether ariseswhether
whether China China will w1 be held by tho bel belligerents bellgerents ¬
ligerents lgerents accountable aceolmt ble for tho observance observanceof obervace obervaceof I
of strict stric neutrality neutralty on the te part of such suchlocal
i local loclauthoritos authorities authoritiesIt
f It I seems to us u that the to question q eston must mustbo mustbe
bo answered nns e d in i the negative noga ve It would wouldbo woud
f bo unreasonable unreasonble to make the Pekin PekinGovernment Peki
Government Goverent responsible responsl6e for tho conduct conductof cnduct cnductI
I of the Chinese Chiese In i Manchuria Manchuia when any anyattempt anyI
I attempt uttemp on it i pr tart to control them by bymean b bmeimsot
mean meimsot of a military miItary force would bo boviewed bomwo
viewed mwo with disapproval by both bel belligerents bellgerent ¬
ligerents lgerent Nevertheless overtheles it is I probable probablethat probabler
r that Russia Rusi if i victorious would woud find finda fnd fndf
f a 1 pretext Prtext for the th charge that China Cha had hadcommitted hadI
I cmmite committed a breach brh of neutrality neutrolty In the thedepredation
I depredation depreaton wrought wought by bands of marau marauders maraude ¬
ders de professing professig to act under uder orders orcr from fromPpkin fromr
r Ppkin PpkinNobody PeklnI
I Nobody bdy doubts that tht Russia UUiS if eventu eventually eventualy ¬
ally aly successful leceBsf11 in her contest cntest with wih Japan Japanwill Japanwi
will wi retain the territory in I the tO Liuotung LiuotungporiWula
poriWula in8ula which ulio holds
under uder lease leasefrom lose
from China as well wel ns tho ribbons of ofland oflnd
land lnd on which run tho Slanchurian Slanchurianbranches llancurian llancurianbranches I
branches of the Siberian Slbrl Railway Riwa It Itwill I
B will wiJ indeed ideed have been noted that the theSt theStPetersburg
St StPetersburg Petersburg Governments Goverents reply to toMr toMr
Mr HAYS HyS note includes icludes no promise promisethat promie promieU1
that U1 Russia Ruia if i triumphant trumpht In i the war warwill warwi
will wi not anne ane x the whole of Manchuria ManchuriaIt Machui
It is only Japan Japn thatjias thtJi s issued iue a pelf el elJ
denying denYng ordinance ontnanc as regards regars the ac acquisition 00qusiUonot ¬
quisition qusiUonot of any anyterriory territory in n Manchuria Manchuriaover
over which China claims cli tho right to toexercise toexeroie
exercise exeroie authority According Accoring to a des despatch dO ¬
patch from Tokio which we e published publishedyesterday
yesterday the Japanese Government Governmentin Goverment Govermentin
in a 1 note to China dated Feb 17 gave glve as assurance IS ISsuranco ¬
surance not only that the tombs tomb of the thoancestors theancstor
ancestors ancstor of tho Manchu lanchu dynasty at atMukden atMukden
Mukden should bo respected respecte bift bt also alsothat alsothat
that it had no intention hltenton of acquiring acqulringterri acqulringterritor terri territory ¬
tory tor nt the expense eJpense of China Chia on al a result resultof resultof
of the conflict confct with wih Russia Whatever Whateveraction Whateveracton
action acton military mltary exigencies exgences might con constrain constrin ¬
strain strin Japan Jnpn to tuko on soil soi claimed caimed by byChina byChina
China in Manchuria Manchuri would not involve involvetho involvetho
tho permanent rmanent impairment ilpairment of Chinese Chinesesovereignty Chlnesosovereignty
sovereignty sovereigntyWo
Wo see then that Japan has volun voluntarily volunturiy ¬
tarily turiy agreed that should sheprovo suc successful ¬
cessful cssful in tho war she will wi reinstate reinstateChinese reinstateChinese
Chinese authority authort iq all al those parts pars of ofManchuria ofManchuria
Manchuria over which the Pokin Govern Government Gover ¬
ment claims caims a right to exercise exercse direct directcontrol directcontrol
control Hut what of Port Arthur and andtho andthe
the rest of tho territory teritory lensed to Russia RussiaWithin Uuia I
Within this area may not Japan fairly fairlyclaim fairlyclaim
claim the rights of a conqueror That Thatis Thati
is i a I question upon which wo may soon soonhave soonhave
have more n ore light lightDr lght lghtDr
Dr Leonard Leolarll Woods WOOS Medal of Honor HonorTho 10nor 10norTho
Tho Hon FRANCIS FRAXCS E WARREN of Wyo Wyoming Wyoming ¬
ming and ad the United Unied States Senate Sente in inhis I
his capacity capacty aa a a member of the Com Committee Commitee ¬
mittee mitee on Military Mitary Affairs Alairs has ha just pre presented presented ¬
sented to the Senate Sento a report repor on a bill billIntended b1
Intended iteded to authorize the issue of ofCongressional ofCongressional
Congressional medals medal of honor to officers officersand ofcers ofcersad
and ad men of the army army for gallantry gal mtr in inaction inacton
action acton In the thecouro course of his hi researches researchesMr
Mr WARIIKN W ARnEN has ha studied mil 1 the acts actsof actsof
of Congress under u er which such medals medalshave medalshave
have been issued isued heretofore and has hascompiled hI hIcompied
compiled compied tho laws arid regulations regulatons so sothat sothat
that it is possible to tell tel exactly exacty for what whatservices whatservices
services tho National Legislature Legilature In Intended I ¬
tended theso liighly l ghly honorable hOJrlblo decora decorations decor ¬
tions tons to bo bestowed bestowedSenator bestowedSenator
Senator WARREN finds fd that the th Act of ofJuly ofJuly
July 12 1S02 authorized the President Presidentto
to issue medals to noncommissioned noncommissionedofficers
noncomssioned noncomssionedomcer
officers omcer and ad privates prvatcs for gallantry galatr in inaction I
action acton and ad also for other soldierlike soldierlikequalities soldierlke soldierlkequaltes
qualities qualitiesThis qualtes qualtesTlis
This Tlis act was wa superseded 8upreded by the Act Actof Ac
of March 3 1863 by which whch officers omcer were wereadded wereadded
added to those to whom medals medas might mght bo boissued boIssued
issued and ad the right rght to issue medals meda1 for forother forother
other soldierlike soldierlke qualities qualtes waa w taken takenfrom takenfrom
from the President the possible recip recipients recipients ¬
ients of this thi badge of honor being beig re restricted restrcted ¬
stricted strcted to such soldiers of all al grades gradesas grade
as have II1e most distinguished distnguished or may mayhereafter
hereafter in hereafer action most distinguish distingish themselves themselvesin themelves mayl
Senator WARREN thinks that the Act Actof Aotof
of 18C3 18G may have been repealed by that thatof thatof
of 1803 If I it was wn not the order of the thePresident thePresident
President under uder the Act ct of 1803 rendered renderedit
it inoperative Ioperatve for this thi order orrer provided providedfor
for medals to bo given to officers and andenlisted ad adenlsted
enlisted enlsted men for particular particulardeeds paricular pariculardeeds
deeds of most distinguished tistinguisled gallantry galatr in inaction
action acton Of the difference diference between betweO the thetwo thetwo
two statutes statutes and ad the unfortunate uforuate results resultscaused resuls resulscaused
caused by the first frt the Senator says saysIt BaysI
It I will WU be observed obs red that the differences dllerencC In I the thetwo theto
two acts ate Tho first nrt allows al013 the bestowal ol olmedals ofmedw
medals for other ther soldierlike qualities qualtc3 provides providesonly proldeonly
only for the he present re ent Insurrection Insurrecton and does not notprovide nolJrtde
provide Jrtde for tho award of the medal meda to commis commissioned commlssloned ¬
sioned officers omcer Under this thl abuses abuss did crow Irw up upand upId
and Id might mlllt again alan occur The later net ae restricts the thebestowal thebeslowa
bestowal beslowa of medals medAl to thoso who wh most distin distinguished dltn dltnruled ¬
guished ruled themselves themselve In action neton provides pro ldes for those thosewho thosewho
who have hve or mar hereafter so distinguish dlstngul h them themselves themselve ¬
selves selve and authorizes autores the award of the medal meda to tocommissioned tocommolcd
commissioned commolcd officers omcer Both statutes mar now nowbe nowbe
be considered consdered to be In I force but the first trt has b bcea bcearendered bcenrelderel
rendered relderel Inoperative ioperatve by the regulation regulaton prescribed prescribedby prebed prebedby
by the President limiting liItng the award of medals meda to tothe tothe
the class t provided pr1ded for by the Act of March Mach 31863 31863It 3 166 166I
It I is I therefore plain plai that 1 1 Dr DrLEONARD DrLONUI
LEONARD LONUI WOOD is I not entitled entted to a medal medalof medalof
of honor ho or under the Act of 1802 regardless regardlessof
of the question queston whether it was R repealed repealedby repaed repaedby
by the Act of 1803 because beclse tho Act oct of
1803 referred only to noncommissioned noncommissionedofficers noncommissionedofcer
officers ofcer and ad enlisted enlsted men of the army
2 that ho was wa not entitled entted to a medal medalof
of honor under uder tho Act of 1883 bqcauso bqcausoho b caue cauehe
ho performed no particular paricuar deeds deed of ofmost otmost
most distinguished distigished gallantry galantry in il action actionin acton actoni
in i the campaign campaig for Ills hi services serices in i which whichit
it was wa bestowed 3 that there is no nostatute
statute and ad no regulation rgulaton of the army armyunder ary
under uder wliich w eh he is i entitled entted to wear a aCongressional
Congressional medal of honor honorIn holor
In short shor it ii is plain that Dr LEONARD LEONARDWOOD LEO ARD ARDWOOD
WOOD bestowed is i improperly improprly badge badgeThe badgeTe wearing wearg an a illegally iegaly
The Te Eternal Eterql Feminine FeminineIt FemInineI
It I Is i not making malig either a direct or 01 an animplied nnImpl
implied Impl d argument in behalf of woman womansuffrage womansufrage
suffrage sufrage to express dissent from frOTI the thesentiments thesentiments
sentiments of thU thi letter letterI 1
To TOT TU EDITOR EDIOn OP TUB Scv SUNlrA sir A few mascu mascuUna macu maculne
Una lne women advocate woman suffrage hut the theIre
great Ire t majority maorty are of the opinion opinon that political politicalquestions poltcal poltcalQuestons
questions Questons are entirely entrely outside of their sphere and andshould and6hollld
should lie left to those who have to shoulder the theresponsibility theresonslblty
responsibility resonslblty of government governmentWomen 101crlmenl 101crlmenlWomen
Women should sllull bo content with wih the management managementof
of their homes and their social soelo and Ind religious reltou3 or orlanlatln
ganlzatlons lanlatln and keep away from tho polls pols In order orderthat orderthaI
that they may not be stripped of the feminine femininequalities femInne femInnequalte
qualities qualte with wih which nature has endowed them themNBw themNEW
NEW YORK Feb is I q C E EThe EThefemlnlno
The Thefemlnlno feminine qualities lualte with which whichnature whichnaturo
nature has endowed women WOle cannot bo bostripp
stripped stripp d from them for tho very ver reason reasonthat reasonthat
that the endowment is i natural naturl During Duringthe Duringthe
the last half hal century women have been beenenlarging beenenlarging
enlarging and extending their sphere sphereyet apheroyet
yet their feminine femilne qualities qualtes remain remainundiminishcd remainundiminihed
undiminishcd undiminihed unaffected unafected When a few fewof fewof
of them first frt began to agitate for legisla legislative legila legilatve ¬
tive recognition of their rights
tve recogniton ther they theywere thoywere
were ridiculed the country over as mon monsters monster ¬
sters ster yet et nearly every right for which whichthey whichthey
they contended has been ben granted g11ted to tothem tothem
them since and the women wonu leaders leader in intho intho
tho agitation agitaton are now honored by both bothmen bothmen
men and women omen everywhere everywhereWoman everywhereWoman
Woman declared decared the resolutions resolutionsadopted resolutons resolutonsndopted
adopted at the first Womans Rights RightsConvention fghts fghtsConventon
Convention Conventon at Seneca Senec Falls Ills in New York Yorkin Yorki
in i July 1348 is deprived deprved for example exampleof
of the facilities faciltes for obtaining a thorough thorougheducation thorougheducaton
education educaton nil ai colleges coleges being beng closed closedagainst cose
against her slio in shut out from fromnearly fromllarr
nearly llarr all al profitable protable employments employmentsfrom employent
from 0 all al the avenues I to wealth wealh and dis distinction ls lsticton ¬
tinction ticton which man ma considers conider most mot de desirable desirble ¬
sirable sirble to himself hinuJ1 she is i not known kow as asn a
n teacher of theology r medicine medicie or law lawWhat lawWhat
What is i tho situation now Practically Practicallyall Prctcaly Prctcalyal
all al colleges coleges arc open opn to her She is i engaged engagedin engage
in i nearly all al profitable proftable employments employmentsand omplo nts ntsand
and sho is i free to enter entr and ad to compete compte in ine I
e eve very avenue of wealth wealh and distinction disticton
r Nearly five fveadahf and a half million mlonorfema1el of females femalesof
of 10 years a of age aiid i over wore In ig gain gainftil in inrul
ftil occupations oceuptons ag in i the United Unite States State in
1900 10 and aldof of the total 3373 3il wero wer ministers ministersof fin tem temof
of religion rUgiol 11021 1 artists artsts and teachers teac er of ofart ofart
art 1010 1010lawyer lawyers 2193 journalists jouralsts 7387 7387physicians 737 737Ilhrslcnns
physicians Ilhrslcnns and surgeons 74153 book bookkeepers bookkeepr ¬
keepers keepr and accountants 34345 mer merchants merchants ¬
chants and dealers dealer 1271 127 officials of ofbanks ofbnk
banks bnk and companies compnio6 86118 8U8 stenogra stenographers stenogrnphers ¬
phers and typewriters typwriter and 22550 teleg telegraphers telegrpher ¬
raphers rpher and telephone operators oprato1 Out Outof Outof
of the long list lst of gainful occupations occupationsin occupatonE
in the census there were not half 1 a 1 dozen dozenin
in which women were not engaged engagedHaa engae
Haa laB nature been defeated deeated Have the thofeminine thefemiine
feminine femiine qualities Cualto with which it endowed endowedtheso
these women WO1en been bee stripped from them themMatrimony themMatrimony
Matrimony continues eontnucs popular and by byboth byboth
both men and women exclusion excusion from it itbecause itbcuse
because bcuse of circumstances crcumstancs or accidents accidentsis accidentsi
is i still stl deemed demed a hardship hardshipTho hardshipTho
Tho question queston of woman womn suffrage sufrgo mut mutb must mustbo
bo b argued argue on other grounds than that thatthe thatthe
the franchise would woud have the impossi impossible imp6sl imp6slble ¬
ble resultof result of unsexing useJing women womenWomen womenWomen
Women correspondents in letters leter wo woprint woprint
print today give statistics sttitc to show showthat showthat
that the demand for woman womal suffrage suffragefrom Iulrf e efrom
from women is much greater than tho thoorganized thoorganized
organized opposition oppositon to it but they theyacknowledge theyackowledge
acknowledge ackowledge that the main and Ind preat preatobstacle rreat rreatobtace
obstacle obtace in the path of the woman suff suffragists BUt ¬
ragists rgists is I the stolidity stoldity of feminine indif indifference ¬ I Iferenc
ference ferenc Most women care cre nothing for forthe forthe
the privilege priviege and ad give no o thought to the thesubject thesubject
subject Who would bo b free fro themselves themselvesmust themelves themelvesmut
must mut strike the blow blowMoreover blowMoreover
Moreover it is a very grave grve matter matterto mater i ito
to double the electorate and more at ata ata
a single stroke Mr GOLDWIN GOLWIN pore SMITH SMITHrecoils S II I Irecoil
recoils recoil from the revolution revoluton since sic to his hismind hismind
mind it involves or may involve ivolve the sub substitution ¬
stitution of a feminine feminie for a masculine masculinepolicy maaculne maaculneplor
policy plor in civilization cvizaton That Tat is I a reason reasonable reasonable
able argument ar ent but it is i impossible ipossible to tostrip tostrp
strip strp women of the feminine feminie qualities qualitieswith quaii
with which nature has endowed them
1ltb whch ha endowc by byany byany
any means within withi the power pwer of man manor manor
or of woman womn either eitherThe eitherThe
The Development Devlopment of the South SouthWith SouthWih
With Wih 10000000balo 10OObalo cotton ctton crops crop at atgood atgoo
good goo prices price a 25000000ton 25Ooton coal cal output outputa
a 2500000ton 25oton pig Iron lon production prucion to tosay to8Y
say 8Y nothing nothg of lumber lumbr tobacco fruit fruitand fruitand
and other crops cop and ad products prouots the South Southern Souther ¬
ern er States Stats are ar creating creatig conditions conditon un unknown unkow ¬
known kow in i their previous previou history hitory While Whilethe WhUethe
the measure meaur of prosperity prosprity has ha varied varic in inthe i
the different dierent lines lnes all t have contributed contributedto contribute
to an unprecedented upecdente activity actvity and a sub substantial sub
stantial 8tant l increase icrease in general wealth wealthManufacturing wenlh wenlhMaufacuig
Manufacturing Maufacuig enterprises have taken takentho takenthe
the place plac of the oldtime oldtme plantations plantatons plantatonsand
and have new channels of
employment for tho people < The South Southhas Southhs
tinues has hs prospered prosprd and ad its is prosperity prosprity con continues contiues
tinuesThe tiues
The results of all this
reuls al arc manifest manifestnot manifestnot
not alone aloe In the cities ctes but in nlmast nlmastevery nlmot nlmotevery
every town village viago and hamlet New Newbuildings Xewbulding
buildings bulding appear everywhere Sewer Sewersystems Swer Swersytem
systems sytem water works work electric plants for forlighting forlghtig
lighting lghtig and d for trolley troley lines lne arc fast fastbecoming fastbecoming
becoming aa 1 much of a necwsitv neCfliir ns they theyare theyare
are in tho North and the West and the thoSouth
South has the money to pay for them themMunicipal themMuicpl
Municipal Muicpl bond issues have reached a ahuge
huge aggregate aggrepate and have in general generalfound generalfound
found ready rdy sale nt good prices often oftenin
in the immediate local market marltt South Southern Souther ¬
ern er ports pors have done an al enormously in increased increa5e ¬
creased crea5e business buiness and Southern railways railwayshave riwars riwarshave
have been hard har pressed presse to handle their theirtraffic theirtrfc
trafficThe trfc
The establishment estblshmenL of these now con conditions conditons ¬
ditions ditons upon a foundation foundaton of unques unquestionable tlqucs tlqucstonble ¬
tionable tonble firmness frmess opens a broad vista vistaTho vita vitaTe
Tho Te South has not yet et been an objective objectivepoint
point for the home seeker sleker to whom it itreally itrealy
really realy offers ofer so much that is i attractive attractiveIt atrctive atrctiveIt
It is i to bo hoped that a day cay will wi soon sooncome sooncome
come when its it many may advantages advantges for forsettlers forsetler
settlers setler will wi command comnd wider wder attention attentionand atenton atentonand
and draw to it a few millions milons of thoso thosowhose thosohose
whose hose industry idutry would contribute contrbute still stillfurther fti
further furber to Southern Souther development and andprogress nndprogress
progress progressTho progressTe
Tho Te Discouragement of Wllllnm WllllnmWatson WiIam WiIamWahoo
Watson WatsonIn
In tho Fortnightly Fortnighty Review RCiew Mr Ir WILLIAM WILLIAMWATSON WILLUMWATSON
WATSON a 0 plaintive plaitve poet pt with an a ad admirable admable ¬
mirable mable secondhand secondbad vocabulary voeabuiY la laments laments ¬
ments In I prose The Te State Discourage Discouragement Dicourage Dicouragement ¬
ment of Literature He
Lierature complains that thatliterary thatlterar
literary lterar men are ao persons without a avisible aviible
visible viible position positon It I strikes strie us that thatmany thatmay
many may of them are ae but too visible vilblo and andaudible ad adaudible
audible even if i not legible Some of ofthem ofthem
them have been knighted kighted The Te Mayor of ofChester ofChester
Chester could get no higher hger honor for foroccupying foroccupyig
occupying occupyig that great geat office ofce on the day darwhen
when a Prince Price of Wales and Earl of ofChester I I
Chester condescended to be born bor Sir SirLEWIS
and ad Sir GILBERT GIERT is I a statesman and M f P PWho PWho
Who knows kows but Mr M ALFRED AUSTIN or orMr orMr
Mr WATSON himself himsel may bo called caled to totho tothe
the House of Lords in his old ago as asTENNYSON asENYSON
Or HALL IALOAIE CAINE may be Lord of Man Manand Iln Ilnad
and ad Sodor So or Mr GOSSE has hI just got ot a ajob ajob
job as a librarian lbraran of the House HOlfO of Lords LordsMr Lrds LrdsMI
Mr AUSTIN DOBSON has hi lately been beenreleased beenreleased
released from Somerset House with u upension apenion
pension penion Perhaps Perhapl the State does at atleastas lt ltlent
leastas lent a much to encourage literature literatureas lerature leraturea
as a literature ltrature docs to encourage the State StateMr tte tteMr
Mr WATSONS recent
productions productons for forexample forexample
example have been ben uniformly uniory bilious biliousBoth bious biousBoth
Both in i the United States and England Englandauthors Englandauthors
authors are on o public pulc exhibition News Newspapers Newspperl ¬
papers pperl and ad literary ltrar reviews revews never neverweary neverweary
weary of telling telig the world what this thisillustrious thisiutiols
illustrious iutiols novelist novelit and ad that sweet poet poetess poete8s ¬
ess have for breakfast breakfuft how many
hours hour they the pound the typewriter typewrter where wherethey wherethey
they spend their ther vacations vacatons You are arepermitted ao aoprmttd
permitted prmttd to see lce pictures of them at atdifferent atdiferent
different diferent epochs of their lives lves from the thocoral thecoral
coral to tho crown You know kow what kind kindof kd kdof
of a bath they take what rugs rg they tly have haveon hlve hlveon
on their bedroom floors foor and ad whether whetherthey whethertey
they tey prefer clipped elppd poodles or Boston Bostonterriers Bostonterrier
terriers terrier Authors are the most visible visibleof viible viibleof
of creatures creaturesMr erentues erentuesMr
Mr WATSON WATSON once spent a 0 day with tho tholate tholate
late GRANT ALLEN ALN at Dorking Dorklg The Te two twoauthors twoauthor
authors author had occasion ocasion to consult a local localguide localgde
guide gde book What was wn their sorrow to tofind tofd
find fd that thatAlthough thatAtourh
Although Atourh U I Eve abundant Ibud lt Information Inforatol about aboutthe boullded
the landed lded arlstoorac atocc1 or the te district trct It 1 did dd not notmention notmetoD
mention metoD that t GIOBOI aoto AUBEDITK MDlT lived at l Cox Hill HillI Hi
I well we remember nmeber my boats ho Is comment commclt upon uPI this thisomission tils tilsomLI
omission omLI Very Ver linilshland Eilhl nd the ion 01 of 0 thing thingthat thie thiet
that t would woud be b Impossible Ipubo In I Trance TranceMr Frace FraceMr
Mr GRANT ALLEN made some fame ex exT ¬
cellent clelt guide gido books bo He should hou4 have haveraid
raid that the local 10 alguide guide book man was wasvery
very stupid Many Mny sentimental aentment l pilgrims pilgrimsespecially
especially espcialy from the United Unie States Sttes would wouldhave wouldhave
have been bon drawn drwn Boxhillwarxl Uoxhiwar by the thename thelame
name lame of Mr MEREDITH MEREDTU Tho Te hotel hotelkeepers hotelleep1
keepers leep1 usually ualy know kow the value of liter literary Iter Iterary ¬
ary associations a8ocatons But what has this thisDorking thlqDorking
Dorking incident incdent to do with State Stlte dis discouragement di ¬
couragement courgement of literature lerature Should Shouldthere Shouldth
there th re bo b State guide books booksMany boole
Many mediocre authors Iuthom have a I rather ratherabsurd rathernhun1
absurd nhun1 notion noton of their importance Imprtance and andlike Ind Indlko
like lko to spout sput about the poets pts mission missionand missionand
and that sort lort of thing It ought to do dothem dothem
them good goo to be b impressed once onc in a awhile awhio
while whio with the fact that ufter lfer all al they
dont amount to much Ilueh Mr KIPLINO KIPLINOseems KIPLNG KIPLNGeer
seems eer to believe beleo that he is Great Grat Britain BritainMr Brtain BrtainMr
Mr WATSON fa L in the habit hubit of talking to toGreat toGreat
Great Britain as lS if it were an illjtcrate illjtcratefoundling itelate itelatefoundlng
BACON and NEWTON It I is i a happiness happinessto hlppinCS hlppinCSto
to to find fnd Mr WATSON viewing with alarm alarmMr alnrmMr
Mr KIPLINOS muddied muddie oafs at tho goal goalI
I cannot think It I a fact of very ver cheerful cl0erful augury augurythat aueurytha
that tha In moments of a thrilling tlrUlnr historic blstorc crisis when It Itmight Itmhrhl
might have hlo been beensuPlocd supposed that tlat every adult brain In Inthe Inthe
the land would be touched to something omclllni of solem solemnity slelnnlty ¬
nity a at thought tl0urM of the tie national nAton1 peril peri ono could have haveseen bavoscen
seen tho young manhood manhod of the country countr trooping troopingIn troplnr troplnrIn
In Its thousands thouSnW toflcot toleet the time tme In rapt and excited excitedcontemplation ecied eciedcontemplaton
contemplation contemplaton of a kicking game That argues arluc no nodepravity 10 10deprly
depravity deprly and Is better beter than thn the recreations recreat ns of the theFlavian theFlavlan
Flavian amphitheatre amphiheatre because beCue anything anlllnl Li l bitter bitterthaa b1ter b1terthan
thaa than cruelty cruely but If I tho one showed Jovell a I moral morl deN decadence deNnee ¬
dence < nee the other seems senl In t e circumstances to be betoken
token toll en a considerable puerility pueruw of mind and It I may maybe maybe
be questioned IUctoned which wblcl In the tie Ion run rn Is I tho moro moroInimical mor
Inimical Inlmll to empire Athleticism Athletcim has ba possibly possiblyserved poslbl poslblsered
served sered aorao om useful ends but the worship worhl of muscle musclehas mUclo mUcloba
has ba cone quite far enough enoulh and It 1 Is I about time the theiraln IbetraIn
traIn had bnlls Its turn turnMr tUr
Mr lr WATSON and fnd Mr KIPLINO KIPLNG want to todo todo
do all al the kicking themselves tbcnLelvo But Buthow Buthow
how shall shal brain have its is turn Is the thoState theState
State to discourage d couage football footbal for the pur purpose lr lrpose ¬
pose of encouraging encuraging literature literatureFrench lteratur lteraturrcucl
French rcucl Preparation Irel1urutous lit the East EastTlie at atThe
The developments in the Far East Easthave Est Esthave
have caused Muscthe the French Government to tomake tomake
make active actve preparation prparaton for ior eventuali eventualities eventul ¬
ties te in that tht quarter Tho To coast defences defencesof
of their ther IndoChinese possessions have havebeen lve lveben
been ben receiving considerable conidcrble attention attentionlately attenton attentonlately
lately Capo Cp St James near the themouths themouth
mouths mouth of the Mekong Hongay tho thopasses thopae
passes pae to Halong Bay and tho river to toJaiphong j
Haiphong Jaiphong have been put in a good goo con condition conditon ¬
dition diton for defence and much money
has h been spent spnt on forts and torpedo torpedostations torpedostations
stations stationsAbout stationsAbout
About a year ago there wasa was n reorgan reorganization reorganizaton ¬
ization izaton of the native ntve contingent contngent in Ton Tonkin on onki ¬
kin ki tho forro forCo being bing raised r ed from frm four to tofive tofve
five fve regiments the first frt three with wih four fourbattalions
battalions and the last two with three
batalon attalions each The material materil of which whichthese whichthee
these thee regiments uro composed compe differs differsconsiderably
considerably in quality quaiy The men re recruited recruite ¬
cruited cruite from the populations populatons of the delta deltacountry deltacountry
country are decidedly decdedly inferior while whilethose whie whietho
those tho companies compnniei formed forme of men of the theLos theLs
Los Ls and Ind Muong mountain tribes trib of tho thoupper the theupper
upper Tonkin region arc excellent eJcelent sol soldiers 801dlcI ¬
diers dlcI In the various minor operations
varous opertons opertonsI
I in which they have been engaged cnglpf these thesemountaineers thesemouttuineen
mountaineers mouttuineen have performed parorme several soerl soerlbriiant
brilliant briiant feats Tho French officers officersand
and sergeants Eergeuntf are picked pickf1 men and Inc are aredistributed aredLtrlhutcd
distributed at lt the rate rte of fifteen ffeen per percompany percompany
company advantages advlntlgef being held out to tothowo tothoe
thowo thoe acquiring acqlirin the native nnt ive languages languagesExtensive languagef
Extensive Fxtensle additions of white troops troopsare troopsarc
are to bo made to the forces already alredv in inthe inthe
the IndoChinese In oChinesc territories terrtorle8 Owingto Owingtothe Owin to toI
the turn til of events in the Yellow Yelo Sea Seathe Seathe
I the French Government Goverment has decided deddfJ on a alarge ai
i large iijcrense ilcr nse of its naval establishment establishmentin rtabl8hment rtabl8hmentI
I in Far Eastern Easter waters Tho naval oa val centre centreis
I is ii at Capo St St James on the coast of Co Cochin Coehin ¬
chin in the fairway of ships 1hlpa from Europe Europebound Europebound
bound for China and the military litar centre centreof centreof
of the north norh is i at Hanoi in il Tonkin TonkinPublicity Tonkinublclr
Publicity ublclr and Inl Offensive Olenhc Notoriety NotorietyIt
It seems that the price prce contracted contreted to
bo b paid for sticking Eticng advertising advertsing signs on onthe 01
the fence alwtit the
fenc new Public Publc Library Librry
building buiding is 1500 15 u I year ear To gain that thatmagnificent thatmagnifcnt
magnificent magnifcnt sum annually unnualy P Pllrl rk Com Commissioner COI ¬
missioner m sioner PALLAB
wants to disfigure disfgure a aprominent aprominent
prominent and beautiful partof par of the town townHo townle
Ho le is not squeamish in the matter mater of oftaste oftaste
taste All Al he is after afer is i pay fornn for a offence offenceagainst otence otenceagainst
against the civilization civizton of tho second secondcity Econd Econdcty
city cty of the world worldMoreover worldMoreover
Moreover if i tho advertising aderiing space is isworth iswort
worth wort anything anyhig he sells sels it dirt cheap
But of what wht worth worh is it itDo itDo
Do advertisers advertiser gain gin a I desirable desirhlo pub publicity publcty ¬
licity lcty by b using means that tht outrage outrge the thetaste thetnte
taste tnte of a I decent public publc Is I it profitable profitableto proftble proftbleto
to associate your our name your business businessand busines busineslud
and lud your you wares with a vulgar ugal and l har harbarol > ar
barous barol outrage outrge against which every everycivilized everycvized
civilized cvized observer is sure to revolt revoltOf revoltOf
Of course the city cty authorities authorites are too tooenlightened tooenl
enlightened enl htencd to permit any nn such coarwe coarweand coafe coafeand
and garish display as 18 Mr PALLAS would wouldallow wouldalow
allow alow but is there a respectable and Illi self selfrespecting sel
respecting or 01 judicious judicous advertiser ndvertser who whowould whowould
would subject flhjce himself himsel to the ignominy ignominyof
of taking tal n advantage of an opportunity opprtuity
thus to parade his hi insensibility isensibity to con considerations conEidertonH ¬
siderations EidertonH of decency cecener even if I it was ex extended extended ¬
tended to him himThere himThero
There is such a thing thin as an offensive offensivepublicity onensivepublcta
publicity publcta a publicity publcty which involves involvesonly imolvesonly
only a damaging notoriety notorietyColorado notoret notoretColordo
Colorado Colordo la one of ot tlie t h four Htates of the theUnion theUnion
Union in which womon worl1 nn admitted 11n tct to the thesuffrage thesurago
suffrage surago on equal e < uallTw leric with will montliQ men thl others othersbeing othlIbeing
being Wyoming Ilnli nnl ivid Idaho It I hns hnsbeen hmlbeen
been asserted IREertc that th iho I ho election hcton frauds in inColorado InColorao
Colorado Colorao because becauo cf which Representative RepresentativeSUAFROTH ReprCentatve ReprCentatveSIFROTI
SUAFROTH SIFROTI of that State sate so honornhly honornbl re resigned resigne ¬
signed signe his neat in Congress tho other day daywore da dawer
wer wore committed commited mainly by bywomfn women and tho thoallegation thoalegaton
allegation alegaton lion hl been used OH I an argument argumentagainst argulent argulentagallt
against agallt woman womal suffrage surage on the ground that thatso Ihatso
so far Ca from elevating elevatng the moral morl tone of poli politics pol ¬
tics tcl as assumed asumed by its Ia advocates advocatotlt it actually actualy
lowered lower It Mr SiiArnorirs specific apeclfo denial denialon
on Friday that woman suffrage surage wna WI respons responsible responsIblo ¬
ible for his misfortune is I accordingly accoringly of ofserious ofsrloualmportance
serious srloualmportance Importance The frauds from which whichho whichho
ho Buffered euterd ho explains wore wer committed commited in intho Intho
tho lowest partof pat of Denver where wher not many manywomen Jrny Jrnywomen
women live Ivo and he testifies testfcH that such suchpractices euchpractcs
practices practcs at elections electon in Colorado Colorao are much muchrarer muchrarr
rarer rarr among women womo than tha men though thoughwomen thoughwomon
women vote as l generally generaly as men menMr mel
Mr SnAFBOTiis SI OTIS testimony testmony Is II all al the moro moroconvincing mor
convincing because ho hinuolf hltcl la I the victim victimof victm victmof
of such luch fraud and doubtless doubteAl It Is If testi testimony tCt ¬
mony which would bo confirmed confrme by the thouniform theuniform
uniform experience exerience with wih woman ouffrago Kurago In Int Intho
t tho ho other States State which have granted grnte It Bet Better Botter ¬
ter arguments argmente than th any such obviously ob ioUy false falseallegations faas faasalegatons
allegations alegatons must be used ue against agant woman womn suf ¬
frage frge more mor especially epeialy In I the frontier fronter States Stateswhere State
where wher the te superiority Buperorty of the character charcer of the thewomen thewomen
women citizens citzen WM WI especially opialy influential inuentalD inuentalDgaining in ingaining
gaining for them the franchise trnehise
Significant SInI nt View ewl of fal ii Oriental Orltnta Moti Uol ni nimicdan
micdan as lS to tho Outcome of the War WarTo ar arTo
To THE T1 EplTonocTllKSliN EnTOn 01 TiE Sm Siri ir The he war warIn wrIn
In tho For F r EastU Eust L not an ordinary war It 111m 111mplei mi mipiles
piles plei though thoulh Indirectly In lrectr on on behalf of th thl whole wholecontinent wholecontnent
continent contnent of Asiaarrogantly dominated dominatedund domina led ledund
und subjected lubJected to outrageous outrateOU Indignities IndhmlUl b beupercious b bsupercilious >
supercilious eupercious European Elropea taskmasters taskma > ters for over overa overa
a century ce turt that it the tb long lonl downtrodden worm wormhas wormhal
has hal turned at last lst Hence Ience by a single singlestroke elngleItroko
stroke Itroko of adroitness adroines Japan became thfl thl Idol Idolof Idolof
of all RI Asiatic Alate nations naton > und unr the object of their theirsympathy their8ymPthy
sympathy beyond
8ymPthy measure measureTho measureThe
The naval victory of Japan at a the very verymteot
outet mteot of this 5rent Ireat war seems to have hllo upset upseto er
to o u certain measure mealur the equanimity equanimiy of eome eomethinkers eomothinkers
thinkers In Kuropo nay Y even avenin In Enalund the theally thealy
ally aly of Japan JalD and In the United Unlld States Stlte the
land lnd of tho free They Imagine Inlaiine that If I Japan Japanwero Japanwero
wero victorious victoriou over ovOr Russia Ru sla It I would constl constlute conat
tute ute a menace to civilization Ivlzlton It I 1st an asser assertion alr ¬
tion ton that thlt hardly hlrdly carries cllI with It I conviction cOlvletlon to toan toInunbl
an Inunbl unbiassed 8ed mind nihulWhat mindWhat
What Is civilization clIImlon one might mllht ask If Ifulvlliiitlon I
ulvlliiitlon olvlzlton means that thlt the Iclbers numbers of the
human family famiy should shoulllve live In pmico and amity amityund Rllty Rlltyand
und help In thofurtheruncuof tho furtherance of the evolution evoluton of ottho
tho species Specl through tho advancement of ofscience ofscllncl
science scllncl the diffusion dlluslol of knowledge knowledle and the theelevation theelevaton
elevation elevaton of the human humal morals moral and Intellect Intellectmd Intelect Intelectand
md by means mel of cooperation co peratou and contribu contribution ¬
ton tion of Individual lrdlvldual shares share to the achloVement achloVementof n hldvclcnt hldvclcntot
of the common weal what danger then thencould thencould
could there bo if Japan JlpUI wero wcr to become becomereat u ugreat
great reat nation naton In the East Jast and share the white whitemans
man mans burden in uplifting upltng that thlt onehalf onehal of I
tho tio human race rlco which Inhabits Inlahlt the vast con ¬
tinent of Asia But If civilization clvlzutOD means the
domination of either AngloSaxon ullonon or Sla Slavonic Slavonlc ¬
vonic race over the whole planet by monop
Izlng llzlng the political pollcll power commerce and In ¬
dustries dustrll of the world and keeping keeplg all al other
races race in A state of perpetual slavery slaver and nd
misery miser then tl surely the other races wth wthgrowing
wih wihgrowing
growing Intelligence Inteligence and Increase of knowl knowledge knowledle ¬
edge edle have a right to resist rflAt such an In arbitrary arblrur
arrangement arrangementlf us Japan Jlpan Is doing ut present reselt
The people p < olf of this democracy deluorc originally orhrlnuly bused busedupon bosedupon
upon the principles rlncllel of fraternity trntlrly equality fqualy fqualyand
and liberty lberty ought to recognize recolnlze the doctrine doctrineof
of live 11e and let live liveIt le leI
It I Is II rather rtler surprising that some fome of the
leading papers In II London Iondol should use such
derogatory derolatory languago Janiunll toward towar Japan us lS was Wls
done by b the London <
Spcrlator SperIlor forgetting Corgtlng that thati Ihatsho
i sho la an ally al of England
y Engllnd A cation which whichpossesses hlch hlchp08esses
possesses p08esses a continuous contnuous history blstor of 2564 years yearsof yearsot
of national existence and In twentylive
natonal exstenc twentylve years yearsovertook rear
overtook overtok the nations naton that were ahead ihcad of her
In 11 progress cannot justly justy be callediarbarous caledarbnrus
Moreover though Japan JIPan is fighting fghtng for her hermenaced hermenncd
menaced menncd national natonal existence she U also Dent Ight ¬
ing Inl the battles battes of the British BriIsh Empire While Whie
England was occupied ocupler In the th late South Afri African ArI ArIcan ¬
can war Kussla took time tme by the forelock forelockplanted torelockplanted
planted herself hersel In Manchuria opened opned friendly friendlyrelations trlendlYrelRtons
relations relRtons with Tibet lbet sent some disguised disguisedemissaries dlsiUlsd dlsiUlsdemlssarlcs
emissaries to Cabul acquired preponderating
Influence Inluencl In Persia and thereby became ocame pre preeminently preeIlnent ¬
eminently eIlnent dominant throughout tbroueholt Asia Asi This
being bing so the eilsteneeof eII tenceot the British Drltsl Empire Emplrl
In the Indian peninsula had been greatly
greaty greatymenacd
menaced menacd and was growing precarious Had ad
Japan JIPan not declared war wlr with Russia Rusia a con ¬
flict tlct between England and nd Russia wag 18 Im Imminent Immlnent ¬
minent and ad owing to the almost paralyzed paralyzedcondition
condition cnditon of English Englsh finance fnlnc through parayzed parayzedcnditon the Boer Boerwar Doerwar
war and the lh hopeless state of her army arm euoh euoha
a war ar would have been disastrous dlslstrous to the
British Empire Fortunatelv for nntnln tlo
Japan Tapln became her catspaw nnd nd saved the
British Britsh Empire from destruction destrcton
Unfortunately Untortulate England Fnldaud Is not satisfied satisfiedwith
with wil this Ihll much luchand and Is going to embark satsfed satsfedwil on the thopolicy thepoly
policy poly of advcnturo adleJture believing IIfvhur llusslns UUIIs dim dlfllculty dimul
culty ul N her opportunity oPPortunl Sho IK egclns on
Bulgaria lulgariL to attack Turkey go Hint when wh n Rus Russia Rushin ¬
sia la seriously gerlousl entangled enllngler In the Fur East Eastand Elst Elstand
and tho Turkish troops are bottled botted up in tho thoaUtn
Balkan aUtn peninsula penln uln England Hnlland will wi mnke some somepretext 80meprtext
pretext for tlie effectual etectual occupation occupaton of the
Persian Gulf llttoril ltoral Xay Ya for some time tme the
Indian Boundary oundar Commission
fommlsslon with
ver vernacular ¬
vr vrnacular
nacular speaking Indian
rnllan Survey offlaws has lS
been quietly quiety engaged eugalcd In tho work ork of extend ¬
ing Inl tho frontiers fronters of tho I ho British Irlish Empire In
Yemen though tholllh the Ih outside world knowjilttlo knowjilttloabout knoi
Itl Itlabout
about it Through Throlgh tills RussoJapanese war
England conquest cOlluest of Tibet In Ii also ensured ensllredOn
On the other hand hld this project of England Englundto
to profit prolt from Russias Ullag misfortune saems MlS to bo bowoll boI
woll wp1 understood un erstood In Frantv Frn ns It I wns WI9 semi semlofllclally semiotcnll
I ofllclally otcnll declared detnred by b the th Trntps Trm ps the other othlr
day Similarly Simlurh Germany OtrmnlY nnd nd Austria are
both Jrm in their determination dClormlnnton tolicep to lcIp the thelialkan thoBalkun
lialkan principalities IlrlMJlltlls in check clwcl If I Mr Ir Secrc Secrcary Secretnn
tnn ary Hays UIS ijoctrino loclrllo of the neutrality neulralty of the
Chinese administrative entity fnlty should suc succeed SIC SIClcr ¬
ceed lcr in fetpplug htIJlul other Powers Iwers from bclnc en enangled IU IUtanIed
angled in tho Far East and the war should shouldjo
hI jo conflred lonlned to the two combatants only
thero in I nvfry owr likelihood Iclhood of tho Xtvir onl East EastPHCuplnv Eastl
PHCuplnv l calla Uh hi danger of war next March Jlch the
HtairJing HtairJingIn Brooklyn lrookl1 tuIIIUI prophets VroJhtts forebodings iiotivlth iiotivlthHtairJing tltlth tltlthtuIIIUI
In 11 regard relml to speculations speculatols as a to the final finalsettlement tnal tnalsetl
settlement setl mtnt of this Ibs KustioJnpiineite IU8OJIPtneKe conflict olllct
I i find fnd myself m 8eI In entire entro agreement agecment vith 1th the theylews thuylOW8
ylews based on 01 probability Iroblblly of your our com correspondent comspoDlent ¬
spondent spoDlent An 1 American merlnn whose letter leter you youpublished ou oulblled
published lblled on 01 the 10th Tho Russians HUBlanl and nld
Japanese JtPlnese havo hlc many traits In common for I
Russians nU sl ls after lfer all ni are Orientals Orlcntlis It I Is I not notunlikely notullkely
unlikely ullkely that Ilnt after tho Russians RUsslulR and Ind Japanese Japal80
have hl 0 had a I trial trlll of their strength strlngth eny 81 after aCer
Japan has driven Russia Rlssla out Olt of Manchuria Manchuriathe
the instinct Inslnc of selfpreservation Ilprtscnuton may mi suggest
to both of them to settle seUI their differences dllerencs
diplomatically dlplorltcllr For humanly human speaking fpenklnl the thetotal
total humiliation humlinton of either seems out olt of the thepale thepall
pall pale of possibility 10slblh Xatlons Satonl often oren fight tht and
then by understanding each other better betterare betterare
are led to dose friendship frltndshlp under the stress stressof etressof
of clrcuniatuurttv clrcunHtaU an was VIS shown in the case caseof ca
of Russia and Austria AustriaSuch ustrlu ustrluRuch
Such s compact corpact between betwcln Japan and Russia Russiashould RU8Sl1
should houli not ho considered beyond tho range rangeof rangoof
of posulbiliiy pOIlhill In tlio tl evolution eolulon of time tme which whichworks fhlehworks
works minified IllraII They The will IvH then be able Ible to
dwell dwrJ together toe htr hi II p l aco ac nnd nr amity umty as lS the two twoco6rdlia twolo
co6rdlia lo dli Oriental Orintal Powers and Ind divide among
thcnimlvph thcmI iho whole continent contnelt of Asia sla
They boti hot I iiderstnnd the Oriental peoples peoplesand people8nnd
and Iho t h idi 1 < < 1 of tho t h AngloSaxon imperial imperialchariot Impcrlalcharlot
chariot bolag bl chained lhnlned to the star tar and con consequently coneluenU ¬
sequently eluenU over for nscendlnv Iscendjng to the endless endou
heights of the tht constellations const latons far beyond the thereach therrnch
reach of other moriulu Is entirely cltreh foreign foreignto
to both tlio Russians RIH811ns nnd Ild Japanese JapaneseWhat Juran e eWhH
What n 1 cruel crld Ironyof fate that tlUt thirty thlrt years yearsago car
ago the thl Ottoman OttOI1 Emplrn Blplrn was mighty IIhtrl It 1
had a powerful powerfullv navy and Constantinople Conptnatnopc was al
the potential potental centre teltre of tho Orient Orient Then Thln
Japan had no status among 1IOnl tho great Ireat Powers
She had no navy and Toklo was hardly hardl morn mornthan mornthan
than u I geographical geographial entity enlt But today todayovlng lodIY lodIYowing
owing to tho enlightened enlihtened policy poloy of the Mikado Ikado
Mutauklto lltauklto Japan has lI8becoII beconui one of the great greatnations greatnulon
nations nulon of tlio world possesses a 1 wonderful wonderfulniivy wondertulflVr
niivy flVr and iJ 1 measuring Ica8urlu conclusions conruslon8 with the thecrcalcKt therate8t
crcalcKt rate8t Power lolVr In the world while IIhlt owing
lo the Infatuation Infalnlon of the th 8iltnn tblul Abdul Hnmld Hamidtho Hnmldtho
tho centre lntro of thn m Orient Is shifted shlCed from Con Conbtantlnople Conbtuntnople
btantlnople btuntnople to Toklo 01110 the Turkish navy naY is iscuten Isclten
cuten clten up by the barnacles barnaces of the Bosphoriis Bosphoriisand Josphorll
and the Ottoman Empire has
al < Otolan reached rDohed ouch a alow
low ebb that tul oven Bulgariaa Inlarla 1 mere province provincecurved prollnc I
curved out of its Is natural nltuml economyis ready rend rendto
to challenge cllleno conclusions concuaon In prowess with 1h that thatempire thatelllre
NHv YOUR Feb eb 17 17The 17The
The Shark In European Waten Watenfrom ft ftJrr
from Jrr the Keic York 1oTA Commirctal CommirctalTlio CommerIII CommerIIIThe
The Ulsairccnble dl rreeable fact has ba to uo faced according
to Iho current cur11 testimony testmony of ttibermcn Iberen of uevcril uevcrilnations sOIernlDllons
nations Dllons that the tie sbarlc 3larc bas ba once more to be hI reckoned reckonedwith recloned
with In European turpeal waters In the Baltic where wheresharks wheresharks
sharks had been extinct etlncl since 17SO 1751 they havo mado madotheir madotheir
their reappearance In considerable numbers rumbcr and andseveral andsenral
several nslilnj Ishln boats boal report repor having had whole wholeilrauiuts
ilrauiuts drurhts ot oilsh lljh devoured from the nets net which were
broken In the Belt and tbo
Ueltlnd Cattegat A fisherman fishermanwho lhermln lhermlnwho
who fell fel overboard narrowly narowlY escaped with wih ub b life lfe
ShoaU of sharks slaru some SODO of them of larje sue Ue hava
been seen off the German cot and they nro ro even evenreported eve
reported aa a becoming far fa from ftm rare rar In the Norb North Sea
Their Ther presence b attributed atrlbuled to their Ih lr pursuit of the
berrlnit berrnl8boalson alioals on the west coast cOll of Nornay NornayThe Norw NorwThe
The frontlspleco to the Burllntton nurUnDon Utaailai Malaine for forCannoliicurt forConnoleur
Cannoliicurt Connoleur Uacmlllans 1acmlls for February Februar Li one of
Romneyj chirmlai female portraits porrats Jane Jle Duchex Duchexof Dueheof
of Gordon Oonon1 In tbeAntrobU3 the Arbu collection colectIon Mr Claudo
Phillips Ihllp describes de erlbes an Italian iala renaissance tronia troniarelief brnze brnzerele
relief rele In I the Wallace collection colecton There bere are ae articles aUele
finely lely Illustrated UUtrted on 01 Oriental Orental carpets crel Enfllaa EII em ¬
broidery brider ol the tl0 sixteenth a11eelth and icventeeatb loeteelth con
turlw turu the Jernlnrlum lemllrha collection cleeton of Bullish Enrllh glass cli
DccI1 weapons PDS ot the chase chae and nd Staffordshire Slaiordshlre
Some Bor a curious eurou miniatures miitur of tbo e Deauhirnala Deulamals
by bY Drouala Drua are reproduced reprducer In II color olor
M U UJrlY <
JrlY war WOMEX JOJ lU1FB NSltOMj suoiLDif OE OEThe JprilE JprilElU1FB AYB T E EThe
The Very cn Spirited Splr Arcuriient AiatlifJt of a Woman Womanof
of Colorado ColoradoTo c lorado loradoTo
To TUB KPITOH 1IOI or Tun JK SuvSir Annie AnnieMeyers nl1
Meyers I yerl In an article artcle In the AorA Amirita AmiritaRtviev Ameica Ameicalel
Rtviev lel U eltlicr elt er asserts ascrtsorlmpJts or Implies that iaoJ women womendesire
desire de lrt the franchise In order to rectify recIfy Im Immoral Im Immoral ¬
moral conditions condiions that they are eager eaeertor eaeertororc for foroffice
office orc and have hlve ah undue u dueaen sense of ttlelr tlelr own ownsuperiority ownsuperioriy
superiority superioriy that tha womans woraDs work In the pant panthas puthas
has been ben characterized by Indifference Indllernce and andIncompetence andIncompetence
Incompetence that woman U not advancing advancingmorally advanclnl
morally moraU that she has his no spirit of union or orcooperation1 orcooPlrntOr
cooperation1 cooPlrntOr and that thlt her ler chief Interest Interes cen centres ccntres ¬
tres lnpuffcd Irluted sleeves and pockotless pockotess skirts skirtsthat eklr s stha
that tha she Is Ii responsible rponslblo for the tie double moral moralstandard 10ral 10ralItandard
standard Itandard existing elstnt between the thI sexes that she shewill ahewi
will wi not nt fight tiht the tyrannous hand of tho tholabor tholabor
labor union and last that the woman de declining declnlnt ¬
clining clnlnt motherhood cannot no b counted cunted on for fortho fort
tho t o proper fulfilment Cullhnlnt of political poltcol duty dutyNow dutySow
Now women do not desire the franchise franchiseexpecting frllclde
expecting Ixpectne to revolutionize revolutQnlz tho universe universethereby unversl
thereby They 7be demand deland It simply tlmp aa an act actof actof
of justice justc because caua they tioy uro IrO citizens citzens subject subjectto
to the laws of the land because their dls dlsfrinchlsrment dleCranchlslment
frinchlsrment Cranchlslment humiliates humiate them by Implying Implyingmental Implylnl
mental or moral mora Inferiority because becaul through throughtheir througl
their children chidren they are more Intimately Intmatly re related r ¬
lated to BQal1 eqdal and economic ecolmlo conditions cnditons than thanmen thn thnmen
men can ever be beWhile beWhie
While Whie all al men good tood bad and Indifferent Indifferentare Indiferent Indiferentare
are allowed alowed to cast cut the ballot balot Annie Meyer Meyerdenies Mererdenies
denies It to women wOlen because bcauee all 1 women womtn are arenot arenot
not educated and not all pure If there tbe o is isto I Ito
to bo discrimination dlscrlnlnaton In ono sex ltS why not notIn notIn
In the other otherWhile atber7 atber7Wile
While Wile women expect Ispec to be conacientjoui conacientjouiIn eon8elentloU
In their use of the franchise they are quit quitwilling Quit
willing wllnj tp acknowledge their own short shortcoming shortconllni ¬
coming conllni and Ind ebservatloD Ibseraton of affairs aJulrs In the theWest tle tleWClt
West WClt demonstrates demonstr tea the fact of of their thir free freedom freedom ¬
dom from office seeking eeklnl and grab trab They heyeDter heyeDterpoltcs enter enterpolitics
politics poltcs from Wholly hoiy different dllerent motives motivesIrrespective motves motvesIrespectve
Irrespective Irespectve of t special spca ability abiiy or Inclina Inclination InclnaIon ¬
tion Ion heretofore woman womln has 8S been forced to toconfine toconln
confine conln her attention to things tblnll of tho house household ¬
hold und Mho atenlon has not made u mess met of It Itthere Itthero
there Sho has hls been cook dishwasher dl hwasher laun
dress baby bab tender dressmaker dresmaker physician physicianund Jh slclar
und maid Inld of nil 11 work WOrK She has patched and
darned beautified beuutfed the home 11011 and Ind kept it itcleun J Jceon
cleun ceon She has conquered disastrous disstrous emer emergencies emertenclcs ¬
gencies tenclcs and skilfully RkUfuly made a few dollars dollarscover dolar
cover a variety Vrlety of needs She has las borne borneund borDounl
und reared rkcored children chiltren entertained entertsned her friends friendsand friendsand
and kept It up the church She Ihe has disre disregarded dlsrearded ¬
garded lie her r own frailty and low spirits She Shehas Sheha
traly spiris
has ha patiently Pltenty borne selfishness silshne8s and misun misunderstanding mlsunderstandln ¬
derstanding She has not spared herself herselfHhe herelf
Hhe he has his made Iade herself heneJ congenial to her blr hus husband hus ¬
band and the Ideal Idea of her cnlenlal children cbldron If man manin manIn
in his selfchosen sltobo6n calling calne has any I better betterrecord betterreoord
record than this I have yet to 10 hear of it
Annie Anne Meyers 1lerers may have known Ilown some somewomen somewomen
women who keep sour dish rags and never neverclean neVr neVrdean
clean up their back yards yardslbut but as n rule Ameri American American ¬
can homes bOlls arc all ni right Have lae rue all al men mendistinguished fen fendlstltulshed
distinguished dlstltulshed themselves thetsehes In their chosen chosencallings chosn chosncalols
callings calols With splendid opportunities think thinkof thinkof
of the thousands thouRnds who never oPPoltunllel rise above a be medioc mediocrity mediocriy ¬
rity riy Think of the thousands thoulnds honest hard hardworking hardworklna ¬
working worklna men who ho are not only mediocre mediocrebut
but find Ind It Impossible IIPosslble to t secure scuro for them themeelves tbemand
eelves and their families flmles more than tho barest barestnecessities barestneclslel
necessities neclslel of life 1t Think of others lazy lazyshiftless laz lazshltlu8
shiftless shltlu8 not worth the ppwder ppwdfr to blow them themup themUp
up nondescript nonrtscrlpt human beings blnl Kitting sitng on oncracker oncracker
cracker boxes at the corner grocery talking talkingpolitics tnlklnl
politics poltcs while whls their ther wives cornerlrocry take tae In n washing wasblnt
Statistics Statstos disprove Annie Mcyerss assertion assertionthat aserton asertontba
that tba women are deteriorating delnlorlng morally moraly The Theeducational Th
educational educatonal and Industrial Industral opportunities opporunites no nolong to tolonl
lonl long denied whllo whlo bringing brfnllnl woman to a ahigher a
higher hllher plane have ha e also brought broutbt her Into Intomore Intomore
more prominence prorlnencl with consequent criticism
Woman under her own roof as
an Individual Imd scant to unite unitewith unitewit
with wit I her kind but since a freer frer life lfe has been beengranted ben benganted
granted ganted her she sio shows as much as man the thespirit tie tiespirit
spirit of cooperation coopernlon She forms political politicalclubs poltcal poltcalcubs
clubs cubs lodges organization orgnnlznlon of all 11 kinds As Asto Asto
to her attitude altude toward labor unions unlorsln In general generalIt
it is 1 < a I question Ilueston with wih many phases upon uponeach uponench
each of v hlch > ch controversy contrers has been fierce fiercebut Ier
but It Is Idle to suppose tfiat thlt all 01 women will willlo 11
lo arrayed either elber against alalnst unionism or for it itWill ItWi
Will Wi the world never begin blgln to regard rC8ard womau womauas WOlln WOllnas
as a human being beln and quit ult talking about abouther abouther
her sex sexI sexI
I deny den that thlt womans wOlans chief Interest lies la lathe Inthe
the IntrlcarlPs Intrlcarps of fashion So far as it does doesIt doesIt
It Is caused caust1 by h those conditions conditons of Isolation Isolationand bolnlof
and repression that Annie nnlo Meyers regards regardscurrent readst
118 Idlal Swing W011 ont Into the grea greacurrlnt
current currlnt of the world Its duties duteB and Its oppor opportunities oppor ¬
tunities tnnllcs and she will wi ceaso cas to be b greatly geutY in interested IntfreRttJ ¬
terested tfreRttJ In the garments ilrwenl she or her neighbor neighborUndoubtedly uellbor uellbordOls
dOls dOlsUndoubtedlr
Undoubtedly woman W0l3n has Jla much to bo for forjriyen torIve
jriyen Ive for In the tie treatment tr Ctllnt of her Ilr fallen faUel slster slsterhut 8 r rably >
hut has 14n condlwttd hlms1r more chnrlt chnrltably
ably Womans omlnR attitude ntludp toward fallen falpn man manU manIs
U a more ort pertinent subject and that at attitude atttude ¬
titude ttude such as It U II does os not come from her hersense hersense
sense of moral lorl values but Is duQ du to conditions conditionswith condlUon
with which wilel man ran himself hlmtlf baA surrounded 8urroundtd her herTo
To 0 a certain crtain extent now nnd entirely BO In Inthe 11
the past she was wa dependent upon him for forsocial forsocial
social pleasures plelsure8 prestige prestig the food she ate ateand ateUI0
and UI0 the clothes upon her back He le mado madothe mudothl
the thl lawn Ilws governing AoVernlnl her htr person her property proprt proprther
her children chldr I and Dur enforced them as he saw sawlit SII SIItIt
lit It I was considered conlllrpd far better bel tel to inarry inarrya IarryI
a I bad man mal than to marry no man lan at all al When Whenwomen When1Qltn
women 1Qltn secure pollllcul ollcil nnd industrial free freedom trle trledOl ¬
dom dOl then and only then tln will wi they havo havomoral bavomoal
moral moal freedom freedomMother freedomMother
Mother love lovl Is fctrong It rong and nd politics pltcl and andMeher andIlh
Meher Ilh r education edulaton and IUIII all the oilier alarming alarmingthings IlarminA
things Annie Meyers 1 prf writes wrie about Iholt are not notgoing not101n
going 101n to affect Ilttc It In tho leant Illft Women have havehfcn haveheen
hfcn the t he slave nnd th dolls dols of the tht world worldXow worldow
Xow ow that they the desire dPtlre to be something nob r rOIIP
OIIP 01 should not worry for frar fflr that I1 I1nnd I Iand
and eoodnpsn 100dnfA hnve In forevpr d 11parttd 11parttdtlll partPd Ji Jitime
will take thpjr dignified rlehtful rlehtfulplace
time tlll they wi tlko tbllr dhrld rhrhtul rhrhtulplace
place In the tie Stdte Stlte They hey are sI retarded not notonly notonly
only by trifl tl opposition of men Ipn but by 11 tho thoequally tholjuaBy
equally retarding rftardlnl Influence Infufnct of such women womenns wonnlS
ns lS Arnp ArTI Meyers 11prA who mistakenly mlstlklnly think that thatpniptl thatPrt
pniptl Prt nl I knowlpdgp IloId of government nnd par participation partldlution ¬
ticipation tldlution In II tlwlr own government Aovernmlnt will wi prove provedetrimental proetetrln1111
detrimental tetrln1111 not 10t to human hUlnn bPlnirs hlnls In general generalbut genlral genlralbut
but to the female sex fex in Particular ParticularEDITH Pnrtlfular PnrtlfularLuI <
EDITH EDT1 Col Feb 10 10The 10The
The Women for and Against Woman WomanSuffrage
Suffrage SuffrageTo Snrrare
To THE EDITOR EJTOJ or THE m SUN SUNSir Sir As to the thenumber tbeIlulbr
number Ilulbr and prominence prolinen e of the AntiSuf AntiSuffragists AntSuf AntSufCrults ¬
fragists a as compared with the Suffragists Suffragistsspoken 1ufraRlsts 1ufraRlsts8poken
spoken of by you I have at hand statistics statisticswhich statstc8 statstc8which
which show Bomethint Romethlnl of the characteristics characteristicsof characteistcs characteistcsof
of both associations sssocltons in Massachusetts MassachusettsThe MalchuseUs MalchuseUsThe
The report of thn treasurer of tho Massa Massachusetts nsel ¬
chusetts Association ASRocnton Opposed to the Further FurtherExtension urtherExtenion
Extension Extenion of Suffrage SulfOO to Women reveals revealsthe rewalathe
the fact that it I is supported by a few rich richwomen richwomen
women The total receipts recipts for 1003 103 were wereS23O
12340 and Included only 14 1 donations donatols of less lessthan le8
than S5 3 each except for the trifling trJllng sum of otS28S
S28S 288 the whole amount was given by 11 11persons J3perslns
persons perslns In contrast the treasurers treusurtrs report reportof
of tho Woman Suffrage Sulmge Association s80caton of this thisState thl8Htnte
State bhowa receipts recipt of 13420 1420 mado Ildo Tip 1p of ofcontributions ofontrlbulons
contributions ontrlbulons from frm more lore than twelve hun ¬
dred Individuals IndividualsIn
In all ni the States Itatca where woman oman suffrage suffragesocieties
sUlragB sUlragBRoceles
societies exist will find
Roceles Ixlst you wi Ind the some pro
portlon 11orton as ni far as numbers go Only regular
paidup 1hlup members membr8 of tho clubs are included
cubs lre
Beside te lde thcso are long lists stB of both Jucludl iiMoclato iiMoclatoiind
iind nt enrolled enroled members membrs and these lists Ifodate under
the direction dlrtton of the local looa clubs are lsts rapidly Inder
cubs ur
swelling IwellDI up Into the thousands Whan the
argument lrgment of numbers nUmblrs Is called II1ed for the suf ¬
fragist rflst is always alwlya ahead and you wllf find her
still stl more so In the future futureAnother futn futnAnothlr 1 fnd
Another Anothlr difference dlterence between the two tlO asso ¬
ciations eatons is notable The antisuffrage leagua leaguaabove IMO
anUsulrate lello lellonbove
above mentioned mentoned paid out 11431 In salaries
The Ti woman suffrages sutraal ts of Massachusetts MasSchusetts slnrlls as aselsewhere aselsewhere
elsewhere work ork for fo nothing are selfsacri
ficing teng women who deny den nothlnl themselves thlllelve seltScr for their the r ¬
beloved cause If the
I spirit put into a cause
makes for Its success Uccse it Is not hard to predict cauS8
which slda slr will wi be b victorious no
Now us 18 to thoprominence IbQprolllenc of the nntl
piiffraglstH fllragists Of comw the wife of n prom promlight 011
nent man In a way Mines wllh a
light lght but Just aspno as ono would hardly rc1ncted calfthn
woUlt cal thl
husbands hlsbandsof of eminent women prominent BO solt It
seems 8eer Inaccurate thus to describe delcrihe the
pas ¬
sive creatures ceatUrel whom fortune fortunt has elevated to
giddy lirlly heights and who thero do nothing but
hang on It I would seem sem that such nothlnl writers blt
Ipcturjrs reformers and thinkers thlnker na EllSbeHi wrllr
Cady ury Stanton Lt Susan SIBal B Anthony AnthonYi Lucy lzbeth Stone Stonethe Ston
the Rev Anna Shaw Clara Barton and a host
of younger women now rising to prominenc
together with many college trrmiuntes pro
fessional wompn working womenTo who
ar jifllllaled with thn movement might
over ¬
shadow merely social Ights to such an citPnt
as to have a monopoly of tho wordproni wordproniFemlnlno
Femlnlno apathy does more to defeat thn
efforts of the woman suffrnglKt than feminine
opposition Masoullno oppositions B U vig ¬
orous and to that we ono mimy n rebuff a id
defeat The woman antlsuffniglst
ways welcome Kho often convert wo ln p I Igent ¬
gent people to our sldo either by tho wcHk wcHkhor
hor exaggerated accusations There npvpr
W2 which ia all 1 7omc thfl ptoplo > t Ince concerned the world were began on on In
Id All women will never be In favor of
woman suffragea majority may be So
Savage Letter by the Rev Mr Fining Finingham
ham to Bishop irter irterSIB
SIB I ara especially tony to baro to address you youIn
In the matter of my mission to the United States I Ibelieve
believe you once occupied the honorable posttlnn posttlnnof
of a loyal evangelical clergyman In New York Yorkman
man pho iept the laws of tho Church of which h hwas
was a minister ministerThat
That you should sink from being a conscientious conscientiousclergyman
clergyman to becoming a timt ervlnf and treach treacherous ¬
erous Bishop Is Indeed a fall The pecuniary ad advantage ¬
vantage which ha accrued to you Is a poor com compensatloD
pensatloD for losing tba respect of honest men menYou
You are to take part on Sunday moraine la a aservice
service at the Church of the Redeemer Harlem Harlemwhich
which has been described la the public press M MJIUh
For the Wietuned man wno holds his office on oncondition
condition of aaiertlne hJU bullet that Maasea are areblasphemous
blasphemous fablej and danrorous deceits and andthen
then celebrates such Uasscs we can hava Do word wordstrong
strong enough to express our loathing and Indigna Indignation ¬
tion tionFor
For you a ruler In the Church abetting thl thlmiserable <
miserable traitor our Indignation must be still stilldeeper
deeper deeperYou
You are violating your ordination vows yoij are areviolating
violating your consecration vows you are setting settingan
an example of treachery and Immorality to the thewhole
whole community of this city You are doing It ItI
I suppose because It commends Itself to the Society SocietyBishop
Bishop of New York tho malleable clay ot which whichtho
tho New York Smart Set U the 1otter 1otterCan
Can you darii to obey your conscience and rcfim rcfimto
to be this Potters clayl I can hardly believe o obut
but at least I can warn you of the contempt with withwhich
which you will be retarded If you take part la tbi tbifclubtmoiu
fclubtmoiu proceedings at Harlom on Sunday SundayYour
Your faithfully faithfullyC
New YORK Feb 19 19To
To TUB PCITOR or TUB Suv Kir I read with withconsiderable
considerable Interest In your valuablq paper that thatthe
the vicar of Hexton tho Rev Mr Fillingham hail hailreturned
returned to this country to wipe out those Kplscopal Kplscopalchurches
churches In this country which have shaken aside asidetbo
tbo cloak of Unltarlanlsm and Puritanism which whichbos
bos been fastened around them for so many year yearand
and have returned to the services of the Catholic CatholicChurch
Church to which they belong and for which so many manyof
of their forefathers were wllllnc to give their lives livesMr
Mr FUllnrbam win certainly find that tha tervtcei tervtceiat
at any of the socalled High churches In New York Yorklike
like St Mary the Vlrziis the Church of the Us Usdeemer
deemer or St Kdward the Martyrs are In not on onlota
lota different from the services In his own churches churchesat
at home before tho Reformation and In many ptacn ptacnat
at the present time Ur Fllllngham will make the thecame
came fizzle of bis work lo New York and In tali talicountry
country as did John Dowle when he reached New NewYork
York last fall and attempted to convert tha city cityHe
He found that It was a bard proposition and so will willthe
the vicar of Hexton He will have bis trouble for forbU
bU pains for I dontthlnk thai Dr Christian or any anyof
of the other rectors who practise the Catholic Catholictruths
truths as the Anglican Church teaches them will willgive
give up their beautiful and ornate services for the thevicar
vicar or any other crank crankThe
The churches In New York In ceneral especially especiallythe
the AniUcan Church are get tine to be more rttuallstla rttuallstlaIn
In their senIces are retting to bfl man like thoaa thoaaof
of the mother Church and aa they ihould b In tali talicountry
country Look at the Lenten cards of tarrleei tarrleeisent
sent out I have one from a law church la Brook Brooklyn ¬
lyn In which I read that there will be aervloM every everyday
day during the Lenten season Such a thing would wouldhardly
hardly have been countenanced twenty years at o obut
but the priests of the Church are beginning to nadar nadarstand
stand that notwithstanding what tha vicar of ofHexton
Hexton aays ritualism or High ChurohUtn or orwhatever
whatever else you may call It la tha futurs ot Iht IhtAnglican
Anglican Church In this country countryANOLZGAM
ANOLZGAM fi Tn > t4q t4qPissiic
Pissiic X J Feb 20
The Disappointed Han Frononaaed lti ltitrnthfal >
trnthfal trnthfalTo
To THE EDITOR OF THH SDH Sir In the thematter
matter of a letter signed Quandary and your youreditorial
editorial concerning it in THB SUN of Feb 19 19permit
permit me to present a few comments commentsYou
You are absolutely correct in the state statement ¬
ment In spit of what our disappointed disappointedcorrespondent
correspondent says honesty Is still the best bestpolicy
policy policyIt
It Is true that it is more difficult for In Incompetence ¬
competence to earn a living now than twenty twentyyears
years ago but It Is not true that an honest honestman
man cannot earn a proper livlnjr at the pres present ¬
ent day Nothing could be truer than TRR TRRBVHB
BVHB remark that the expression of a self selfrespecting
respecting character has never been moro at ata
a premium In the world of trade and finance financethanltlstoda
thanltlstoda thanltlstodaI
I am firmly convinced that a man cannot
lie In writing if be writes to any extent In Inconversation
conversation one can change his statements statementsaccording
according to the expression of his hearers hearerscountenance
countenance I do not believe that Quan ¬
dary Is truthful He admits that be wan wanenticed
enticed that he felt the salary was moro morothan
than the position warranted and he only
left when deliberately asked to perjure perjurehlmselfa
hlmselfa criminal offence which would wouldhave
have rendered him liable to the law lawTho
Tho question with mo ho says Is what whatis
is the best policy now That is not the lan language ¬
guage of an honest man manA
A few yenrs ago a distinguished university universityprofessor
professor noted for his charity to those In Inneed
need to test me sent me a book to exnmin exnminAftpr
Aftpr an hours reading of It I wrote to tlw tlwprofessor
professor that the writer of the book was nri nrioutcast
outcast from his fellow men filled with re remorse ¬
morse but not repentant without hope her heror
or hereafter The professor replied You Youare
are right In your Indmnent The writer of ofth
th book la Oscar Wilde 0 0 F FPniLADKtrniA
PniLADKtrniA Feb 10 10College
College TanKht Men and Other Men MenTo
To TOE EDITOR oy Tn tonSir On the frint frintpage
page of the Yalt Alumni WnUy appears an cxtrt cxtrtfrom
from Governor Tafts address at the Washlnttii WashlnttiiYale
Yale dinner to this effect I am an advance agent agentfor
for the Philippines Ttte success of our work thrir thrirdepends
depends on our navlnr bright young honr t tAmericans
Americans collegetaught Americans Amerl tm tmthat
that are honest because they cannot be anylhtof anylhtofelse
else elseTlie
Tlie Vale paper takes this sentence to mean tif tifthe
the salvation of the Philippines depends on collcirp collcirptaught
taught Americans that they and they Mnnr 131 131successfully
successfully cnrry out the work of the United Plain PlainIn
In those Ulands Of course Governor Talt did mt mtmean
mean exactly what he said He was waking an anafterdinner
afterdinner speech and such speeches oufit oufitnever
never to be taken literally But the editor of ofYale >
Yale Alumni WttUv takes It literallyand attach attachso
so much Importance to It as to put It on the til tilpage
page of bis paper paperIs
Is It any wonder that the average man who hsi hsinot
not been to inch a great Institution of learning in inYale
Yale feels annoyed at the utterances of gradual gradualfrom
from that college The talk of many of theat theatyouar
youar men forces a plain citizen to the conviction convictionthat
that they regard themselves as of a different rar rarot
ot brings from him and that their four years COUH COUHof
of training hu put them on such a high plane Hunt Hunthe
he can never aspire thereunto Some day the col colleges
leges will be forced to teach tnw democracy or orthey
they will find tbclr usefulness treatly curtailed curtailedNEW
NEW YORK Feb 18 A Plats CmzM CmzMKales
Kales or Lumber Camp Fiction FictionTo
To THE EDITOR or Tat Rax sir Your ruin ruinfor
for readymade Condensed Novels will be a boon boonto
to the overworked Inventors of the hundred thnu thnusand
sand record busters I suggest the following followingrules
rules compiled with care after reading several of ofthe
the current yarns about life In the lumber cnmpi cnmpias
as blazes to those who would hew their strcnuoui strcnuouiway
way through this variety of fiction
1 Start with a plentiful stock of goodygoodi goodygoodiness
ness and eanpllttlng blood and thunder Alw r rhave
have on tap some teartlckllng paragraphs Alter Alternate
nate the three as swiftly as possible
2 Provide the vilest glnmlU you can Imagine Imagineaad
aad never have anything but whisiiey served < > vr vrthe
the bar The proprietor must always be bent on lit litmoral
moral destruction of tha entire community
3 There must ba one terrlfla fight preferably preferablywith
with Hits In tha gtnmlll the forces of the vlrt vlrtall
all but vanquished when just as Daring lUkl lUklabout >
about to strike further virtuous Individuals arrive arriveand
and save the day
4 Thero must ba a parson and he must offer a aprayer
prayer at least every twenty minutes minutesIS
IS The saloon muit ba Carrlenatlonrd In Inclosing
closing pages and Daring DIok led In tears to thf thfSunday
Sunday school room TURK Tc TcNEW
NEW Yonu Feb 19 19The
The Winter of Oar Discontent DiscontentHow
How I wish that thn winter would vanish vanishIt
It shuts out tha sunshine of fun funThese
These dreadful cold days I would banhh banhhWith
With coal at six dollars a ton tonIts
Its eternally thawing or freezing
U rains or It halls or It snows snowsIm
Im perpetually coughing or sneering sneeringOr
Or else I am blowing my nose noseI
I long for lawn tennis or wheeling wheelingI
I lonjr for my flannels again againI
I long for that ecstatic feeling feelingWhen
When tho forecast says 11 wont tain tainI
I long for a day In midsummer midsummerI
I loaf for societys whirl whirlI
I long to ba Id of the plumbai plumbaiI
I long for the dear summer girt girtI
I long but thh longing U treason treasonFor
For Ive not tha least doubt I shall s r rWhen
When we come to the tropical season seasonHow
How I long for a good winters dayl daylLi
Li Toooiu HiNCO

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