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Retirement of Henry Demilnon After AfterThirty AfterThlrt ifterThirty
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By mV ZFFtCILiL ZFFtCILiLAlthough A APTACHK APTACHKAlthough fJ1T cnlI cnlIAlthougb
Although the rethvment of ofDennison Henry W WDenntson WlJenntson
Dennison from the tb service of ofat Japan jsa JMK JMKat js jst
at t this particular parU parU ular Juncture may ma be a nsere nserecoincidence aiItn aiItncolneldenee ur urcolneldenee
colneldenee yet it Is t most unfortunate tAfct tAfctit tMtIt mitIt
it should occur at a moment molDeD when wheftJuany so somany lo2flany
many persons in different parts pYt of the theworld theorld theworld
world orld are endeavoring ndesvorin to purpoajbly p l en envenom enwnom envenom ¬
venom the relations between the tber United UnitedStates UaitedStutes UsitedIftates
States and and the Land of the Rising RItd Sun Sunor Sun Sunlr Sunflr
or else are thoughtlessly augmenting a dn the thedifficulties thedlffhultlf theIlttltUIttfl
difficulties of oftbe the situation by exagger exaggeruting ernting exagert
t uting every incident and by dishing it itUP itup ItU
UP U for public consumption with a sauce sauceso uaucel 008
so l highly flavored as 3 to conceal the true truestate truetat truetat
state tat of affairs aftalraFor affairsFor affairsFor
For DennIson Deaai8 1 in spite of bis residence residenceof realnee realneef resld nce ncef
of f nearly thirty years at TOkYo o as a the theprincipal theprln theprincipaI
principal prln < ipal legal adviser of the OaiMuSho OaiMuShoor
or department of foreign aSaira at has al always aIm atflYM ¬
ways flYM m retained t1flSd his American citizenship citizenshipniong cltbeuhtpl citizenshipniong
l niong long with a patriotic devotion to the land landof IaDdof landJr
of Jr his birth which prolonged absence absencefrom ateDcfrom abnenfrom
from its shores lhore has merely served to de develop de detlop doVtI9p ¬
velop tlop and to render more intense intenseHis Inte1188His IntenseHis
His presence to the foreign ofltee at atTokyo Iltflkyo atTkyo
Tokyo constituted an assurance both to tothe totht totht
tht > United States Stat and the world at large targethat laraethat largettt
that no unfriendly move against this thiscountry thtacountry thiscountry
country was was wa contemplated by Japan Aa Aalong JIng Asong
long ong ng as a he remained at his post those thoseaware tboHhware thozeaware
aware of the character and reputation of ofthis oftj ofthis
this tj singularly slngul able lawyer and former formermember formermember formermember
member of the American consular serv service servie rv rvjc ¬
ice jc felt safe in their belief in the profes profettions profeeUflS professions ¬
sions ions UflS of close friendship between the theInited thelnited theVntted
Inited States and Japan a friendship friendshipwhich frWadabiphilh friendshipwhh
which hilh proved of such inestimable value to tothe tothe tothe
the latter morally moraU and materially during duringher durinsher duringher
her Aar ar with Russia RussiaThat RuaiaThat RussiaThat
That precisely p 1y this time of all others othersshould otbershould othersshould
should have been selected to dispense with withPennison withDennhmn withPennion
Pennison or if he himself bad been ran rendered reapred ranred ¬
dered pred red anxious to resign that be should shouldhave shouldave bouldhave
have ave been permitted to do so now instead 1n8teac1of insteadof
of waiting for a later date is not only onlyunfortunate onlyunfortunate onlyunfortunate
unfortunate but most impolitic since It ttis itIi
is Ii calculated to give rise to all sorts of ofspeculation off1 ofpeculation
speculation f1 culation and misconstruction misconstructionFir IacontructlonF
f F Fir r my own 0 jar part jart and as one who was wasconnected waaconnected wasconnected
connected for a time with this self selfJapanese RlfJapanese seifsasse seifsasseJapanese
Japanese foreign fore office oce previous to the theadvent tbeurlnnt theHivent
advent of Henry Dennlson that hi to say sayaway IIIQaway sayawty
away back In the TOs 70 I do not believe believethat believethat believethat
that the departure of Dennison from fromTokyo fromokyo fromTokyo
Tokyo okyo and his return home portends rtends war warbetween warbetwl warbetveon
between betwl > en Japan and the United States State as asForm Utom aswiseacree
Form wiseacree would have the th world w rld be believe be be1iew beievc ¬
lieve ievc To any an one who has ha served the theJapanese theJapanetle theJapanese
Japanese or any other Oriental govern government IOHIlmtt1t governrThflt ¬
ment as Dennison has done It must be a amutter an1atter amatter
mutter for profound surprise that he heshould heJiitould hea
should a uld have remained with them so long longYimt IonjriHst longat
Yimt iHst at he should have succeeded in rt rtt rto1dn r rtnin
t 1dn lining tnin ng his office until now speaks lIJe a vol volumes vo voUlll voufl1e ¬
umes Ulll < for his tact tacrand and for his wiillngnea wiillngneato
to efface himself himselfAside h1aule1fsidf hheIeI1Aside
Aside sidf from the innate aversion and andev andftn andCVrfl
ev ftn n disgust dJscu t which the Oriental Inverts invariably llIJUiaNy Invertslily ¬
lily < ntertaina for the white races the theJapanese theJap theJapits
Jap Japanese twsf < > have always been extremely extremelyeenritive eEtremelynlitie extremelyi
eenritive i nlitie with regard to the idea that thatthey that111t thattliy
they 111t > y were dependent upon foreign l in instruction InItrucUfln Intruction ¬
struction and foreign experience experienceThis experleneeThis experienceThis
This has been marked in every phase of oflift ofIf ofHf
lift If and j as soon as ever the natives have havesatisfied haves havesatisted
satisfied s < tti fif d themselves them elvea that they bad mae maattrd maetrJ maettrd
ttrd the intricacies of the foreign forel craft craftthey crafttwy craftthr3
they at once proceeded to dispense with withtiioir withtlt withalien
tlt tiioir < r alien Instructors gilding glldl the dismis dismissal dismiby ¬
sal by means of flowery compliments complimentsand compUmentand
and am in n many man cases by extremely generous generousgift generougi generousgif
gi gif gift ft Especially has this native jest Jeali jea1Uiy jestt4y
i Uiy > > of the foreigner been acute in the thevarious theY theYrious
various Y < government ovemment departments and Its Haofficers ItsftiCtr Itsflictrs
officers ftiCtr > resented the notion that they were werein werein wereIn
in any way indebted to foreign counsel counseltvin couruJeltn counselcvtfl
tvin tn in their dealings with the Western Westernpowers WesternJlwers Westernjwer
powers Jlwers of whose views aspirations aspirationsmethods uplratlonsmft aspirationsrntIiods
methods mft hods and principles they might nat naturury natry
urury 10 a r ry y be t supposed ed to know less than men menvho meawho menvho
vho like Dennison had previously prevt y been beenserants been8t beenns
serants 8t nts of the State in inthe the land of their theirbirth theirbrth theirbirth
birth birthThe brthThf birthThe
The Mikado has had many hundreds of ofmore ofnw ofThort
more nw cr less distinguished Americans and andEuropeans andEuroxxans andEuropeans
Europeans in his employ at one time or oranother Otsut oranther
another sut ler during the last forty years that thatis thatis thatis
is to say ay since 1988 1 when the inaugura inauguration lnaucuration Inauguralion ¬
tion of the present era took place All Allof Allof MIof
of them have been dismissed as soon 800fttiltH as ast astiR
tiltH tiR t iiire tt was asJWthiae nothing more to be learned learnedfion learnedon learnedfon
fion on them Dennlson on and Durham W WSiivt WSiHS Wjvt
Siivt SiHS ns long 10 counsellor of the Mikados MikadosEmbassy MflradosEdCssy MfttadosEikhassy
Embassy at Washington and more re reinUy re recr reu
inUy cr u nt1y ly attached to the staff of the Mar MarUnix IarI1fli ar arflUl
Unix flUl Ito Itt in Korea were the last to re remain re remain renam ¬
main owing their retention largely to tothe totilt tothe
the quiet and unobtrusive uno ve manner In mwhich Inhh Inthey
which hh they th > y were content to workin york In the thebackground theI thebakground
I background for their employers instead insteadof
of exploiting their own glory lory and prestige prestigeNow pre prestigerow tlse tlseow
Now ow they tht > y too have left left and their de dep de det dov
v p > rfure t u r > constitutes on tltutM a striking demonstra demonstration demoutratlti1 demonstraUt ¬
tion Ut i of the feet fa that no man should ever evercndtavor evere1rltlor everervItavor
cndtavor to give op his lifes Ufe work to toinn toUIiY toail
inn ail other > r government than that of his hieown hlatlWII hisV
own V TI country Fcr no matter tter bow loyal loyalhfnest Joyalhfnfst loyalhnest
hfnest and conscientious con cWnttous his h l services niffa no nomatter noIJ1RUr noinufrr
matter how valuable the lattei Iattt1Dennl Iattt1Dennlons Dennl Dennlsons
sons on s services S r1cea to Japan during durin the peace peaceconference peacelnfrn peaceonhrerne
conference lnfrn e at Portsmguth were of ines inestimable lneetlmabl ieeetintable ¬
timable importance to the Mikado guy government sovIrnmt guyrnwenthe ¬
ernment Irnmt rnwenthe > nthe he will always alw be regarded reprdedforehmEr as ast
t t foreigner with undeserved distrust and andalousy andlous andjLIOUSY
jLIOUSY > alousy lous and as soon as the opportunity opportunityoccurs opportunityIccurs opportunityoccurs
occurs of disposing wittxJUm witb him he is dis disnsFsed dJs dJsn dissed
nsFsed n sed ed or else e compelled compelJedW to resignLet resign rplsnLd resignLet
Let me add that according to all ac acnnts 8ulnts
0 nnts < the Japanese since their victory victoryver victoryr
ver V r the Russians in the recent war and andtheir andi andtheir
their i acquisition aculsitlon of the status of a great greatpower greatower greatpower
power ower have become more intolerable than thanver thaner thanver
ver er of foreign advice Their defeat of the theRussians theRussian theRussians
Russians and the marked increase In the thevespoct the1egpN therespoct
vespoct 1egpN t accorded aceordett to them by the Western Westerntatlons WeaternH Westerniattons
tatlons H Uona has convinced them that far fariom far10m farrum
rum needing any counsel from foreign foreignrs f f11I fovelgurs
rs they are qualified qua lifted to impart tmparfU it to their theirvhilom tbelr11i1om theirvhlom
vhilom Instructors This in itself goes goesar peatr goesrr
ar tr to explain the Increased cre88d difficulties of ofme ofli ofio
me li io situation with Itb which Henry Dennlson Dennlsonid Dennizonid
id id to contend since he returned to Tokyo Tokyon
tin n the conclusion of the peace coafer conference coaferlIrc coaferuiee ¬
ence lIrc at Portsmouth PortsmouthChina PortsmouthChina PortsmouthChina
China like Japan is Jealous of the theforeigner theordgner therrgner
foreigner but not having as yet van vanlUishtd vanqulhul vanLuithed
lUishtd any anyone one of the great reat military militaryWestern militaryWestern militaryWestern
Western powers in war is I still content contentto
to accept C pt reluctantly lucta tl7 and grudgingly in instruction In Inhtructlon Inttruetlon ¬
struction from fro the white man Sir Robert RobertHart JtobertIhrt Iloberthart
Hart the famous Irishman who aban abandoned abandonpd abandond ¬
doned the British consur eonauar service In IM IMto 1 1to lto
to organize the foreign customs service serviceof llervlceof serviceof
of the Celestial Empire and who has hasbeen bube baabeen
been be n in the employ of the Chinese gov government aovemment govertirnent ¬
ernment ever since hi now quitting his bispost hisJlost hisioat
post and 11 i nd returning to England after half halfH
H r > jry spent in the Orient Onent thoroughly thoroughlyembittered thorooghlytmbittred thoroughlyembitted
embittered and broken by the treatment treatmentwhich treatmentwhich treatmentwhich
which hq h has received In spite of his hiswholesouled hisholesoul hiswIiolesouled
wholesouled holesoul devotion to the th interests of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Chinese Chln government anrt of the Chi Chinese C11lleSt CiIIJese ¬
nese nation for whose sake iak h ht he declined declinedthe dftlindtil doClifledthe
the til office of British Minister M1iist r Plenipoten Plenipotentiary PpnipotentiHy Pnipotentlry ¬
tiary In China beside nakiug many manyother muyotlwr manyother
other sacrifices sacri cfs his home In Pekln was wasappvrjentlj wuII wasappaxjntly
appvrjentlj II singled fin ltd out for special devas devastation dt devastMtlon > vu vutlttion ¬
tation at the th < time tInt of the siege of the lega legations Jt lgations > ga gatimH ¬
tions and although the th Chinese govern government gOlrniJlent governith ¬
ment ith ± flt owe OWeS t to > I his is powers of oJ organization organizationand organizationand
and to hi bLi integrity intnril nut only onl Its only nnlyrlahl 1y 1yr
1 reliable r Ital1 souux SOW of t rtvtnw and a d has bu been beettenableJ lee leeenabled i ienabled
enabled solely and entirely through the thecltillt thecreUt j
credit which he enjoyed to obtain o tain loans
> <
abroad yet he has found himself not notonly notonly notonly
only an object of distrust but has even evenbeen evenbefn evenbeen
been superseded of late by 1 native digni dignitaries dsPlLa dlgiItar1es ¬
taries tariesHe La tar1esHe r1ea r1eaHe
He too is 1 returning home like Henry HenryDennison Ht HenryDennison > nry nryDeamiaon
Dennison probably asking himself himselfwhether him himselfwhether elr elrwhether
whether his many years of exile spent spentin llpentIn spentIn
in serving a foreign and Oriental gov government government guyeInznent ¬
ernment have not not after all been in a ameasure ameiwre aVuelaure
measure wasted since the one anxiety a y on onthe onthe Onthe
the part of those to whom he has devoted devotedthe devotedthe devotedthe
the beat years of his life Ilf is that his hiamemory hl5memory hismemory
memory should pass into oblivion He Hewill Hewill Hewill
will be succeeded though with sadly sadlyshorn sadlyhorn sadlyshorn
shorn powers as Inspector of customs by bybis byb byhis
his b brotherinlaw Sir Robert Bredon Bredonlike Bredonlike Bredonlike
like himself an Irishman born be of a Ca Caaadlan C Cnadlan 0aedlan
aadlan mother and married to an Ameri American AlMrcaa jtmerican ¬
can wife wifemely namely to the daugKter dau teT of ofThomas orThomaa ofThomas
Thomas Crane Banks of Sm S Francisco FranciscoThe FIUJ FranllecoThe ille illeThe
The treatment which Sir Robert Hart Harthas Hart1uuI Harthas
has however received at the hands of ofthe orthe ofthe
the Chinese Chln during the last ten years yea is iscalculated Iseakulated iscalculated
calculated to destroy any Illusions which whicheven whicheven whicheven
even so great an optimist t as s Sir Robert RobertBredon RobertBredon RobertSredon
Bredon may IDa entertain a aS to his hope of ofever ofever ofever
ever winning any avreaI real gratitude on oapart the flKpart thet
part t ofhtar ofh Oriental 0 paymaaters paymaatersi poymastersWhile
i I While Alan Al a Burllngame occupies lp1e8 an anhonored anI anhonored
I honored place in American and nd even Eu European Eu16pen EuropeI ¬
ropean IthUory it 1d iedoubttU 1s doubtful ubftul whether whethereven wtlettereeII whethereven
even the moat highly elucated of the Chi Chinese Chine Chinasa ¬
nasa ne e of the present generation eneratIoa have ba ever everheard everheard er ertK
heard tK of the name name of the American Americanstatesman AmericantatflBJDan 1medcnnstatesman
statesman who who after quitting the post postof poRtot postot
ot envoy of the United States at Pekin Pekinin pklnIn PeklnIn
in order to help them to secure for the theflrst thefirst j
first time proper treatment and due eon consideration eoneldemtlon eonslderntion ¬
sideration by Western nations sacrificed sacrificedhis II sacrificedhis crtnced crtncedhis
his life in their service while engaged In Inestablishing Inestablwhlne Inestablishing
establishing for the first time diplomatic diplomaticintercourse diplomaticIntereoune diplomaticintercourse
intercourse between what is known as the theMiddle theI theMiddle
I Middle M Kingdom and the civilized 1II8ed world worldEqually worklEquallY worldEqually
Equally forgotten is the name of Gen OenWllllama GenWIlltama j jWilliams
Williams of New York to whom the or organiaation or organizatlon r rpnttlon
ganiaation ot the th economic system of ofJapan ofJapan ofJapan
Japan on a civilized financial basis is isalmost Isabft08t Isalmost
almost wholly whoU due and who succeeded succeededwithout suoceecledwithout suoceededwithout
without pecuniary benefit for himself In Innegotiating laneOtiatina Innegotiating
negotiating abroad a 7 per cent loan loanlor loanfor j
for the Tokio government ovemment at a time when whenthe whenthe j
the prejudice against spin the Land of the theRising theRI8In thelUsing
Rising RI8In Sun and the t be disbelief in the per permanency permaaeney perinaneney ¬
manency or seriousness of its Western Westerninnovations W Westerninnovations rn rnInDOftdorw
innovations were general generalNor generalNor ml mlNor
Nor must I omit the name of Sir Halli Halliday Halliday IIaWday
day Macartney who resigned his com commission comm cornmission ¬
mission m in the t h English army to enter enterthe 1ItPthe enterthe
the Chinese service about the same time tuneas timeas timeas
as Sir Robert Hart in I MB i1 and after afteracting afteraetlna afteracting
acting as director of the great t arsenal arsenalat
at Nanking Nankin figured for thirty years as ascounselor aseOUll8elor ascounselor
counselor of the Chinese embassies h hEurope m mEurope InEurope >
Europe winning winm for them a degree of ofconfidence ofaonftdence ofeonfldence
confidence and consideration eoDaI raUon justly with withheld Withheld withheld
held from the missions of most mo t other otherOriental otberOrIental otherOriental
Oriental powers In spite plt of this and of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the fact that his first wife who lien 1I en entombed fntombed entombed
tombed according to Chinese Chln rites at Nan Kanking Nanwu Nanking
king was the daughter of one < of the theprincipal theprtnclpal theprincipal
principal mandarins of that city he was wasinformed wasloformed wasInformed
informed some three years ago that his hisservices hlarv1cea hisservices
services rv1cea were no longer I r required and andidled andtUecl anddied
idled not lone afterward a prey to cha chagrin chagrin cbsgrin ¬
grin and to enforced idleness idlenessMr IdIenenMr IdlenessMr
Mr E H H I Strobe Str l the principal legal legaladviser lepIadviser legaladviser
adviser and counselor of the King K of ofSlam ofSlam ofSlam
Slam died the other day da at Bangkok be bei bfJ bfJfore before
i fore his royal employer yer had wearied ed of ofJllL of1dL ofig
JllL ig services and seems to have haveJeIb been beenreally beenyeah
really yeah mourned But there Is BO doubt doubtthat Ioubtthat Joubithat
that if he had lived a few years fn longer longerhe leaprbe longerbe
be would have shared tne ihL fate of so somany 80many somany
many other faithful servants of Oriental Orientalgovernments Orteatalaovemmenta Orientalgovernments
governments and potentates pote and would wouldhave wouldbave wouldhave
have been sent about his business b feel feeling elloe eel eellag ¬
lag that be had wasted his h energies en and an anbt8 salhis j jhis
his devotion upon people whe wh were wer In Incapable In Incapable incajile
capable of any ani sentiments of disinter disinterested cU8tJltere disInterested
ested e loyalty affection or gratitude gratitudewhere patlt1ldewhere gratitudewhere
where a white man was w wScorN concerned concernedScores concernedScores
Scores of Americans were formerly fOlllleltyOyfd em employed emoYed ¬
ployed Oyfd in Egypt by b old Khedive Ismail Ismailand ismaliapd I Iapd
apd by his successor Tewftk Tewflk until the tJkaBriUab theBritish I IBritish
British occupation of the Land of the theNile theNile j jNile
Nile But even some time before the thebombardment thebombardment j jbombardment
bombardment of Alexandria most of ofthem oftbfom ofthem
them had been dismissed di mlll8ed or else had hadbeen hadbeen hadbeen
been led k d to resign by the lack of ap appreciation ap appre nppredation ¬
predation pre Iatkm shown of the good work which whichthey whichthey
1 they had done not only in organizing < the theEgyptian theEcJptbn theEgyptian
Egyptian army and navy but also in inthe inthe i ithe
the exploration and in the establishment establishmentof
of Egyptian rule m In the Sudan Sudanalone i ialone Quo Quoalone
alone of them declined to allow i ito hlmMlr hlmMlrto Mmdeflto
to be discouraged d 1 qfd and remained on in the theKhedivial theKbedh1al theXhedIvIaI
Khedivial service after the English h hadunwd hadassumed had hadassumed
assumed unwd control of Egypt and that was wasCol wuCo wasCol
Col Alexander Macomb MaO lb Mason grandson grandsonof
of that Gen ten Macomb who died ns gen generairaehief Kenfralinebtef genoralInchief
erairaehief of the United States army armyMason armyMaeon armyMason
Mason was one on of the finest types t 1 of ofthe oflhe ofthe
the soldier of fortune that it has ever everbeen fiverbeen everbeen
been my lot to meet After taking t takin ta port portas arta partas
as a naval officer In the civil war he hesaw htw hesaw
saw w active service m In 11 Chile and in Cuba Cubabefore Cubabefore Cubabefore
before entering lterlD the employ tof of Khedive Khedivelemafl KhediveI8mall KhedtveTameS
TameS where after a time he was as assigned 8 8lgned nesigned ¬
signed to assist Gen China Gordon of ofwhom ofwbom ofwhom
whom he became the closest friend What Whatespecially Whate Whatespecially
especially e endeared him to Gordon was waahis wasbls washis
his singular modesty his discretion 41 and andabove aDdabove andabove
above all his ability to hold his h tongue tongueMason tonCCleJIlaIlOD tongueblazon
Mason was the most quiet and unas unassuming una unasumlQg unassuming ¬
suming of men People knew him for formonths formonths formonths
months and years ealll and were In almost almostdally almostdaily tdaily
daily Intercourse with him before learn learning 1eamID learnlug ¬
lug only onl through others othe of his splendid splendidrecord splendidrecord splendidrecord
record in the Sudan where he made the thefirst theftrst thefirst
first survey of the Albert Nyansa Gor Gordon Gordon Oordon ¬
don was most difficult to get along with withThere withThere withThere
There were days cia when he was w so excita excitable excttable excilsMe ¬
ble and irritable qa to be absolutely Iutely unfit unfitfor umltor unfitfor
for or human intercourse No one realised realisedthis real1aedI realisedthis
I this thl better than he did himself and be being be beI belug ¬
lug I very fond of Mason and unwilling unwillingto unwHlin unwHlinto
to quarrel with him he made when hen they theywere theywere theywere
were at Khartoum together an arrange arrangement arranpment arrangemeet ¬
ment JhlCb which was aa as characteristic of one oneman oneman oneman
man as a it was of the other otherIt otherIt
It was agreed that whenever wb nevpr Gordon Gordonfelt Gordonfeit Gordonfelt
I felt his hi fits of irritabilty and exaspera exasperation exuperaI exasperation ¬
tion coming on he should hang out of ofhis ofhis ofhis
I his window or above his h door a huge hugebattleax bu bubatUt hugebattleax
battleax batUt > ax which he picked up in the theSudan theSudan theSudan
Sudan and that Ut t whenever this danger dangerous dangerou danger0u5 ¬
ous ou 0u5 signal should be put out Mason Maaonshould MatIOftIlhOuld Masonshould
should give him a wide birth The Theagreement Theatrreeent Theagreement
agreement worked splendidly > Mason Masonnever Masonnever aon aonnenr
never betook himself bhD lf to Gordons read residence readdenet restdence ¬
dence without looking out for the bat battleax battieax hattieax ¬
tieax and if the latter were in sight Ibt
This Tb to surely 8UJeI the time of all others IN INthe 111thf Inthe
the year in which to invefet lt in furs Apart Apartfrom Aparttrom Apartfrom
from the fct that tha th they the are re so very Inexpensive ltd tMtpensivefor ltdpensivefor ¬
pensivefor pensive for furriers and department departmentstores HpartmentOrN departmentstores
stores OrN are not desirous of holding over overtheir overtheir overtheir
their wares from one season to another anotherall anotheran anotherall
all winter fashions have by now asserted assertedthemselves aaertedthem8tlvea assertedthemselves
themselves aadLK to quite impossible Im OUlbie to togo toe
go e astray ulra on the kind of fur to purchase purchaseor
or the mode ia which it 1 is made up upThen upTbQ upThou
Then again various novelties DOvel ea have ve been beenattempted beeaattempted beastattempted
attempted at the beginning of the year yearand learand yearand
and those which have not met with pope popular Popu Popular popeJar ¬
lar approval have hay disappeared from view viewwhile viewwhUe viewwhile
while those tbo8eYhteh which have hav been granted grantedDame snuat grantedDame d dDame
Dame Fashisas Fashions sanction ctioa have been slab elaborated slaborated ¬
orated upon and are destined to be the thefavorites thetavorltN thefavorites
favorites for the following followtft winter wlntMend wlntMendthe8e winterandthese and andthese
these are what lat it to most desirable to topurchase topurehue topurchase
purchase says 8 toe New York To Times TimesNo TimesNOMe TimesNo
No NOMe one ohe kind of fur has asserted itself itselfthto Iwltthis Itselfthis
this winter aa being especially e fashion fashionable faablonableunlen fashionableunless ¬
able ableunlen unless It be be the varied variety v8riet of ofpony ofpoll ofpony
pony poll skin in which to seen in all 11 manner of ofcoata ftOat ofcoata
coata aft wraps Wr It loose and fitted full falllength fulllenul fulllength
length lenul and In the form of o a fancy bolero boleroand boleroand boleroand
and because of its so widespread popu popularity popularity populatity ¬
larity has forfeited all claim to being beingsmart beln belnsmart beingsmart <
smart Pointed P fox has perhaps come comemore comemore comemore
more into evidence this last year than thanany thanany thenany
any other fur and might therefore be becalled becalled becalled
called the most Ift fashionable of the me medium medium medlum ¬
dium class of furs fUr5sable sable chinchilla and andermine andtrmlne andermine
ermine being generally excluded when or ordinary ordtnal1 ordinary ¬
dinary furs are spoken of for because 1 of oftheir ofth ofthcir
their th < ir grct reat price if for no other reason reasonthese reasontieoe
these three stand alone Black lynx con continues coatlnues conUnues ¬
tinues to be as popular as ever white fox foxis foxis
is still tIII the favorite with the debutantes debutantesmink debutantemink debutantesmink
mink is seen in many handsomo > short shortjackets shortjaktR shortjaiketa
jackets astrakhan makes a superb uP < rb coat coatand coatintI oat oatand
and ikirt kirt costume > sable is more than thanever thanever
ever a desirable possession poae whether in a ahat ahat ahat
hat a stole and muff or an entire coat coatermine coatermine < oat oatermine
ermine and chinchilla are to be used al
nothing in the world worl not even the most mostpressing mOiltpres mostpresring
pressing pres lng official business could oouldlpduc oouldlpduchim induce inducehim inducehim
him to Intrude upon the privacy of in inspiring m mspiring firspiring ¬
spiring in everybody with whom he liewas hewas hewas
was brought into contact the same de degree degrte dogree
gree of confidence and regard that he hefen heFnjoyed lieenoyed
fen Fnjoyed joyed on the part of that lb t eccftiric eccftiricbut eccritrfcbut eccastrlcbut
but brilliant and heroic English E nglIsh U l1 general generalwho en enerai eneraiwho nt1 nt1who
who perished peri hed at Khartoum KhartoumIt
It was this thi association 1on of his with Gor Gordon Gordon Gordon ¬
don and the high value set by the tl bki bkitor at attr 1stter >
tor on his h J friendship that tba t commended commeadlM1him commendedhim commendedhim
him so strongly to Lord Cromer after theEnKHllh the theEnglish theEnglish
English had assumed UlDed control to trol of the Land Jndof Landof i iof
of the Nile and it was at the suggestion suggestionof sgathm sgathmor
of Cromer that he was requested by the theBritish thaBritish theBritish
British government to act with A4mlral A4mlralSir MlralSir 3miralSir
Sir William Hewitt in a special and con ennfidentlal conJldenthd coniIlentlaI
fidentlal embassy to the > late Km lOng Johnof j1 John Tohnof 11 11of
of Abyssinia AbYSl nia It is the only occasion occasionthat oc alontoot occasionthat
that I can recall re all of an American citizen citizenbeing clUzoJb citIzenbeing
being b ing intrustedwith a diplomatic dlploanaUcmlS dlploanaUcmlSsion mission nile nileMon ¬
sion by the English crown and ttje ttjeunderstood It Is Isundentooc1 Isunderstood
understood that it was precise pneiM11 oa ac account ae aecount ancount ¬
count of his hi American nationality nallol ni1otility lty that Uthe tlsthe thathe
he declined declln the th titular reward In eonn console consoletiuri nn nnlion fi fitton
lion therewith therew1b offered to aim In tha thaname tMIUrme th thname
name of Queen Victoria VictoriaOver VictoriaOVer YictorieOver
Over and over again 1In was wa proinoUoa proln tJo to tothe tothe tothe
the rank of pasha pressed pre8l upon him bilK not notmerely 1IotmeMy notmerely
merely by Khedive Tewflk but also Ieo by bythe bythe bythe
the Bngliaa authorities Lord Cromer be being be belne belag ¬
lag especially enthusbtstk enthtq in reoommenu reoommenuing reoommentJ reoommentJinc reoommeiHlag >
inc him b for the distinction dl < Yet Y et Mason Masoninvariably MassesInvariably
invariably Invarll ly refused refulI alleging that be bad hadno badno badno
no hankering for titles 8 and that while whilehis whilehis whilehis
his means were sufficient u lrient to maintain him himas Wma himas
as a a colonel they were Inadequate lJuuJequatetor for a afullfledged afunn afullfledged
fullfledged funn gPd pasha pashaFor paahllFor pashaFor
For Masqn Mss in spite of tb tbb < unrivaled unrivaledopportunities unrtvaJctopportunities UIRrIVI51opportunities
opportunities which he had enjoyed in inthe Inthe itsthe
the Sudan udsn and in Lower Egypt for or en enriching e11rI enriehing ¬
riching rI < hJng himself hlm elf had remained a poor poorman poormanno poormanno
man manno no small credit 1 1t for a public official officialin om1In officialin
in a country where here the very air that one onebreathes onebreathes onebreathes
breathes used to De be and for f r the matter matterof mAtterof matterof
of that tutt is still Ull to this day tainted with withgross withIOU Withgroas
gross IOU dishonesty and corruption corruptionMaaon corruptionMuon copuptlosMason
Mason died during a visit to Washing Washington Wuhington WashIngton ¬
ton an American of whom his country countrymen ool1nt1men countrymen ¬
men had reason to be proud and who whonever whoneve whonever
never neve for a moment forgetting the con contry C eontry tt tttry
try of his birth anal his b citizenship cUlaen ht t thereof there thereof bereot ¬
of caused the name of the United States Statesto Stat Statesto ll llto
to be honored and respected rHpe t in countries countrieswhere rountri rountriwbt countrieswhere
where wbt > ff it had up to that time been un unknown unknown unknown ¬
known But But as In the case of Dennlson Dennlsonof Dean oa oalof
lof of Durham Stevens vfns of Stroebel of Anson AnsonBurilngame AnaonBurllncame AnsonBurlingaine
Burilngame of Gen Williams Sir r Rob Roben Robert Robart
en Hart and Sir Harry Macartney Ma lney who whohave whohave whohave
have devoted their lives to the service serviceof ervSceof serviceof
of Oriental nations one cannot but help helpfeeling 1M1tHlIn helpfeeling
feeling tHlIn < that they would have been hap happier bappier happier ¬
pier on the whole if they could have havewritten havewrhten havewritten
written their names names on the history of oftheir ortbelr o otheir
their own country and have served un under under nflder ¬
der their own instead of under an alien alienflag alieni alienflag
flag flagRIDER 8aKRIDER flagRJDR
His Hi Horse Bills Over a Clifi OliifRe EeIs EeIsOut Is Isut I IOit
Out ut Fair Days Dtysi DtysSrnrte DyI DyStarts
f J JShrt14 i
Starts Otl H i Tliirfyttvoniilc Itlilti nld and nndIliut nUtI11at0 andtitan
titan DlfHttiilt DJolllt Time in Ueturn UeturnIHK JtefuruI
I IHK IH lag Home AIlv AIlvfrom tltp tltpglen utt uttewr
from the Pmm ewrE8 lunnvacaptng Repohncaa RepohncaaEscaping
Escaping E8 death by merest chance eb eh nee whn Wbubla wlsshis whnhto
his hone fell over a clift and aDdwaDCJerInIr was killed killedwandering kilIidwandering
wandering for four days without food on ontrackless Ofttrckle ontrackless
trackless mountains moun battling with Ii rag raging NSIne ragIng ¬
ing blinard and fighting off o Ole fatal fatalcoma fatalcoma fatalcoma
coma of exhaustion and cold when whe the themercury bemereulT themercury
mercury dropped to 2S s degrees below aero aeroD aro aroD zeroD
D R BJmitb Jhnith mlth succeeded In making ma his b way wayto wayto wayto
to his h home here todaj to todst and fell t 11 uncon unconscious UrCOIIsclo18 unconorbits ¬
orbits on the threshold as be opened opeMi1lle opeMi1lleHe the thedoor thedoor
door doorHe doorHe
He is under a physicians phlIItlat care His feet feetand feetand feetand
and hands han were so badly badJ frozen that it itwas Itw Itwas
was w at first thought t amputation would be benecessary ben4eeaal7 henecessary
necessary Late tonight fat It to believed he hemay hemay hemay
may recover recoverFor NCOftIFor recevssFor
For several years y Smith who Is 1 an oM oMtime old oldt oldtime
time t prospector has been Interested in inmining InmlniDc InminIng
mining in North Park He H left home homesome home80me homesome
some weeks ago to 4o assessment lIl1t work workon Workon workon
on prospects pro in North Park Fa across ac Buffa Buffalo Bugalo ¬
lo Pass about thirtytwo miles from here hereAfter here hereA hereAfter
After A iter completing bra work be set out for forhome totbome foehome
home on horseback hoping hop to reach there theresoon there80QD theresoon
soon and be with his wife and children childrenduring cbl1d1Rdurtnc childrenduring
during the holidays The recent storm stormhad 8tDrDIhad stormbad
had so blocked block the roads that It was waspractically wupractically waspractIcally
practically impossible to travel over them themand themnd themand
and nd to add to his difficulties a fierce bits blissard bU bUrcl bitszard
sard rcl was raging rut on the mounta mountain top topwhen topwhen topwhen
when he attempted to toDurIn cross cioasDuring crossDuring
During DurIn the storm he lost his h way wan wandered WIIderel wasdared ¬
dared off the road for some distance distancewhen tII8taneewhen distancewhen
when suddenly his h horse stepped PIJId over overcll a acliff aclIv
cliff cll < was 88 precipitated to the rocks u belowand belowand below belowand
and so badly injured that It died soon soonafterward 8001Iafterward soonafterward
afterward afterwardIt
It If was with difficulty dlm oity that Smith saved savedhimself i svedhimself ved vedI
I himself from death at thto thu time but he hesucceeded hesucceeded hesucceeded
succeeded only to find that he was alone aktaeon aloDeI aloneon
I on a mountain top over ov r thirty mlle miles from fromhome fromI fromhome
I home in a blinding < snowstorm with the themercury themercury
I mercury 5 degrees below aero and with without wlthlout without ¬
lout out food or shelter ah lter Any one but a hardy hardymountaineer hard hardlmountlneer hardymountitneer
lmountlneer mountaineer would have given up hope hopebut hopebut hopebut
but Smith decided to make the fight of ofbis ofhis ofhis
his life and try U to reach home on foot footFor footI tootFor
For four days day he wandered without food foodor roodor foodor
I or shelter during Which hreh time he fro e his htofeet hlai hisfeet
i feet and hands and was so completely ex exhausted exlEhusted oxhausted ¬
hausted many times that he almost mOlt eel collapsed tOllapsed eellapsed ¬
lEhusted lapsed but each time he would rally and andfinally andIly andItnally
finally Ily reached home today On arrlvln arrlvlnhe arriving arrivinghe
he opened the door and ay1c1 fell completely completelyexhausted co rPletelyezhauttd completelye1haissted
exhausted from exposure and lack of offood otfood offoo
food foodTwo foodII foo
fooTwo Two days day ago Smiths SIn ith relatives became becameconvinced beramecoa becameconvInced
II convinced coa that something was wrong roog and andstarted andstarted andStarted
started out small 1 searching < parties No Noreports NoI Noreports
reports have been received n from mdi them themand themaDd thetaand
I and It hi thought they are still lKiu hunting hvntingi huntIngfor huntingfor
i for Smith 8l dthI
most entirely eft tinly for the evening eveatncthe the short shorthaired shortbalftd shorthatred
haired animate aalma are rather out of favor favorat r favorat VOl VOlI
I at the moment mome t and the th coarser r loss ex expensive oxpensive x xpe ¬
pensive pe 8h furs as squirrel bear raccoon raccoonAc ra raccoonc oon oonc
Ac c are Appropriate prlate only for automobiilng automobiilngif automobWngiwornatall
if iwornatall iwornatallThe worn at all allThe allThe
The newest new t thing in tor fvH however Is a acape aape acape
cape ape and muff < made separately of an anentire anentire anentire
entire animal both white and black lynx lynxbeing lynxltein lynxbeing
being < th skins aid kIii meet easily adapted to tothis totbis toitis
this manner of making up The collar collarpiece collarpiece
piece p e with the head and two tw claws cla eIw Wi at atone atooe atone
one side Ie and the tall and remaining two twolegs twoIess twolegs
legs and daws w at a the lb other end forms fonua fonua80Ft M Maort a asort
sort of cape ami as it falls well down downover downover downover
over the coat In the back and to no longer longerin
I in front fr nt to quite qui unlike unl lk any other style styleof styleof > tyle tyleof
of boa boa cape or or 01 stole oe that has been In lavogue Inv invugue
vogue v for some time In one of these thesecapes theseapea thesecapes
capes the fur was Joined together again againunder asaiDund againundr
under und the arms forming torn a sort rtot ot jacket jacketthat jltcketthat Jacketthat
that waa whotty original and most at attractive attractive attractive ¬
tractive FOr the short cloth Jacket that thatto thatis thatIs
is none too warm fn inmldwintcr midwinter this th style styleof styleof styleof
of fur collar is peculiarly peculi r1 good goodThe goodThe ood oodThe
The muff for this thi style 8t le of collar Is also ateoformed alsoformed sineformed
formed ot the entire animal and Is quito ouitounlike quttoanlike quitoOnlike
unlike any other muff that has ha been car carried carried carneal ¬
ried for many years ears A fairly small smallround smallfYlund smallround
round inner muff covered with satin satinforms satinforms satinforma
forms the body of this muC over which whichla whichis
la laid the whole hol animal attached to the thesatin thesutin thesatin
satin only at a t the top so that the fur furfalls furfaliB furfalls
falls quite soft and unfettered unft > ttered The wider widerand wi widerand er erand
and larger the animal the handsomer the themuff thflmutt themuff
muff and for such furs is lynx and andfox andtox andfox
fox with their long soft hrir and large largehead largehad largehead
head and tails this style of mutt is pecu peculiarly Jlcul1arl pecuIlarly ¬
liarly l1arl wvil adapted adapt < t1 If the individual and andoriginal andoriginal andoriginal
original is a sought this muff surely surelyanswers surtlyaa surelyanswers
answers aa wen aH requirements requirementsIn requiremenIn
In pointed fox a long boa with 1th a short shortanimal shortAnlmnl shortanimal
animal joining a cape < ape acrora the shoul shoulders shoulderEI shouldeer ¬
deer make an effective > neckplwe Apart Apartfrom Apartfrom Apartfrom
from the t shoulder capes ia 1 fur there th > > is isnothing isnothlnj Isnothinl
nothing strikingly now in furs this win winter winI winter ¬
ter l although alth ljKh they are > used more mor luxu luxuriant tuxuriant luxuitent ¬
I riant than ever and anything snyil tn111 nil nileither In Ineither n nlther
either a neckpiece or a muff Loks hope liopslessly bop hopeleanly
leanly lessl out of date
Whence He Came and How Howtlo HovI HovHe HowHe I
He Exists ExistsWORK ExistsWORK
I ICcmntrleM
Italy tnl Austria Hungary Iun r nnil Slavic SlavicCountries SI Sln1cCountrIes lc
Countries Ilirnlwh In nllh TivothlrrtK of ofImmigration ofIiniulgrzttloii i iIlIltulgrl
Immigration IlIltulgrl tffUt to tuUnitcll United State St StntesNev StntesNevcomets tcNe Xcw Xcwuomorx i icomerH
comets Go lo Where lce JIljriiet Jllgla t AVaon AVaonAre WiigusAre VngclI1 VngclI1A
Are A l Inle11Vhllt > nl < l lmt They Thc Hui HuiItaly Bilt BiltAu lzt lzt1aIy
Italy AustriaHungary Au trtaFh and the Stavfe Stavfecountries SIa SIacouwtrt SIaveCOuntries
countries couwtrt of Eastern Burope Buropepresent Bare M8 Eeat at att tile tilepr
pr present rtt t time timethe < tbe principal sources iouien of f the theunskilled tMunaktUed U Uunskilled
unskilled Hbor supply of the th thStates Hutted HuttedStates 1dtec1sttttt
States sttttt more than twothird twot of all 11 Cbe Cbeimmigrants fbeInri OieImmigrants
Inri immigrants ant now entering the country countrycoming cOU coutrycosting try tryCOI1
coming COI1 ln from these countries countriesItaly countriesIta1y countriesItaly
Italy contributes about onefourth and andAustriaHungary andAuelrlaHunpry 5114AustriaHungary
AustriaHungary and the t Slavic countries countriesof
of Eastern Europe something over two twoflfths twofifth twoJltths
flfths fifth of our immigrants This latter lattergroip lattelg1OP lattergrnjip
groip includes the Jews front Eastern EasternEurope EaatemEurope sstern ssternButpe
Europe who while not no Slavs 818 economical economically ¬
ly and industrially represent practically practicallyThe praeUcanThe practicallyThe
The distribution employment empl YIDIIIIl and p4 man manner manner mannarot ¬
narot ner of living lIv1n of these immigrant tfnm with withspecial withpee1 withspecial
special reference to their assimilation rate rateAmerican hatoAmertean intoAmerIen
American industrial IDdu trW life to tlkHMblftct th JUbIOct of ofa 0 0A Ofa
a study by Frank J Sheridan in ht1J1l1eUn ht1J1l1eUn1Z itt Bulletin
72 7 of the Bureau of Labor LaborPn LaborIfnrmerH Laborlin
Pn IfnrmerH rin OFM niul Pnrm ItnhorcrM 4dtlaorersAbout ItnhorcrMAbout Inhr rH rHAbout
About half the unskilled laborer corn corntag e COilIn m mIn
tag In from these countries had previously previouslybeen pnvloual1bee previouslybees
been bee at work as farmers or farm ann labor laborers bOrers lgborera ¬
ers After their arrival in the United UnitedStates UnlteclStat UnitedStaten
States Stat however they do nqt not seek em empldymem emp empl
p pl pldymem ymoot in agriculture asrlcultur partly because becauseof 1teca1 8e 8eof
of the difficulties in the way of securing securingit
it It but mainly mainl because beea of the higher rates ratesof rat ratof ratesof
of wages wa in other industries iadustrt In traM tranenortaUon traMportatlon teensportatlon
portatlon manufacturing manutacturi mining miII and in inbuilding 1ftbuUdIa Inbuilding
building buUdIa the demand for common labot labothas laboth labothas
has h been very peat 8RJatTbe greatThe peatThe
The Italian immigrant shows a marked markedpreference markedpreference rked rkedpretnenCflt
preference for railroad construction coast rucUon tun tunnel t tunnel un unnt1 ¬
nel building grading dJ ditching CUtcb building buildingexcavation buildS buildSexcavation buildingexcavation
excavation and work In factory Indus Industries Industrlea industries ¬
tries while the Slav and the Hungarian Hungarianturn HUDprianturn Hungarianturn
turn to those industries where the pay payis payIs payIs
is somewhat higher and the work workvbat some somewhat somewhat ¬
what heavier heavlerwllere where strong st men are re required re required required ¬
quired as in blast furnaces iron and andsteel andeel andsteel
steel eel works ironore handling haodlh and coal coalmining coalmini coalmiffing
mining miningLarge mini miffingLarge
Large numbers of the Immigrant seek seekwork aeekwork seekweit
work and are sr distributed d through thro throt em employment employment ¬
ployment t agencies but the great 11throup mass massthrough massthrough
through information derived dert from rela relatives relaUvea rotaayes ¬
ayes and friends I go directly to the States Stateswhere tatNw Stateswhere
where w wages are highest and their eerv eervfcea 8ervIeftt servtcs
fcea are in greatest demand d mand Thus Th in inUN In1M Inos
UN os 7112 8 per cent of all immigrants imm en entering enterm enteeing ¬
term the th United States during the year yearand yearand r raDd
and 8665 i 53 per cent nt of the Italian I Slavic Slavicand SlavicADd Slavicand
and Hungarian immigrants went to seven sevenStales sevenStatesNew ven venStat
Stales Stat StatesNew New York Pennsylvania Illinois IWaoIaNew fundsNew IllinoisNew
New Jersey Ma Massachusetts Ohio and andConnecticut aDdCounectlcutthe andCoinectkutthe
Connecticut Counectlcutthe th States where the de demands de deIDa dostands ¬
stands IDa of industry Ind 1 were expressed e in interms IDterm8 interms
terms of the highest wages wagesICiitploymuiit wqea111J111uJuent wagesliii
ICiitploymuiit liii 1loyMIeI t AK t PtHC IHU Hcy Reoordn ReoordnRecords IleoordllRecorda RUOOr4IRecords
Records of New York City employment employmentagencies aplormentaptaciea emplomenajenclescovertng
agencies ajenclescovertng covering conrt a period of twenty twentyseven itJaevea twestyseven
seven months ending with July 11 11 1S8S 1S8Sshow 1 1bow II IIshow
show bow the distribution of 4017 B7 persons personsmostly peraol18IQO personsmostly
mostly IQO outside of city employment A Alarge Alarsert A1r5e
large larsert part of this was of coarse C UI1Iebattoa redistri redistribution redistributton ¬
button rather than the first distribution distributionof
of Immigrants Of this number num 42 per percent percent percoast
cent were w Italian and about II per cent centSlavs centl8V1 centSlave
Slavs and Hungarians Of the Italians Italiansabout Ita Itaabeut Italiansabout
about cuesixth went to Southern Statesj Statesjwhile ltat ltatwhile State Statewhile
while the Slav and Hungarians Hun were werenearly werebeady
nearly 117 equally divided between Northern Northernand Norlhenaua4 Northernand
and Southern States StatesObjection StateaObject1on StatesObjection
Objection to paying paytn longdistance rail railway rana railWay ¬
way a fares the t great demand for labor ia iathe tathe inthe
the North and a seeming eml disinclination disinclinationto d IInaUoa IInaUoato
to work ia the South except in some somecases aanaecues seinecases
cases for Northern contractors building buildingrailroads bulldlnaraUroade buIldingrailroads
railroads in the South kept the majority majorityof
of the Italian laborers In the Northern NorthernStates NOItbrnStatu NorthernStates
States To this th may be added the desire desireof cleaireof desireof
of the Italian padrone agency to keep the themen themen themen
men where re it can again distribute them themto 1H1tto theistto
to Its own advantage advanta < e and furnish the thecommissary therommlaary thecommissary
commissary after the th temporary employ employments emptoynta employmeats ¬
meats nta cease ceaseInvestigation reawInvestl ceaseInvestigation
Investigation Investl Uon of the records of a targe targecontracting argeessitracting 1C 1Cceatractlq
contracting company oompan engaged on railroad railroadconstruction railroadlOldtrutlon railroadcustruetlon
construction and employing many labor laborers laOOrI laborera ¬
ers of various nationalities as well as asItalians a altallna asItalians
Italians shows that the actual cost to the thecompany th thecasupany
company of groceries er1eII provisions and andpayment andPJ1Qftt andpayment
payment for cooks waiters fuel light lightAc lightc
Ac c at its boarding camps for a given givenperiod liVenperiod givenperiod
period was w 19 cents a meal or H9I a aweek aweekfor week weekfor weeklor
for each man The men n were charged Sit Sita IIa 31 31a
a month for board and lodging lodgingWhat l lUtt lodgisigWhat
What Utt Italians Rat RatThe RntThe BatThe
The Italians at the camps of the com company ecBNIny cornpatsy ¬
patsy lived mostly JItOIItI on macaroni maar081 sausage sausagecheese sauengecheese Po PocbeeR
cheese sardines and bread br ad Macaroni Macaroniand MacaronIaDd Macaroniand
and bread were the staples lltapl the sausage sausagesardines e esardine usagesardines
sardines and cheese being beln used very verysparingly VHrspart verysparingly
sparingly spart The average ae monthly expense expenseof eX eXof
of the Italian laborer waa as follows followsTuMrtjiw foUowaTtNatr4 followsTwydve
TuMrtjiw mpmnd 1 1tftIt8 team of brad at t tcents Srests
cents jm jmThirty 11 11ThMy
Thirty tftIt8TtIrtJ DODwh of mmeund esssi at T onto It ItSauaMe t 215 215flsuisv II IIdeIc
SauaMe audnm dinci and CBOTK deIc 11 11Uii 1 1lnI 10Lard
Uii Lard 35 35Thial
Nal n Ul far food feoIIXot foodMost 9SM 9SMMost
Most of the Italians in addition Itlon to tothe tolhe tothe
the above spent t an av average e of S3 3 per permonth permonth permonth
month for or beer cheap cigar or tobacco tobaccowhich tobaccoblcb tobaccowhich
which blcb with the expense of 01 U per month monthfor monthtor monthor
for or shanty rent nt brings brln the total cost of ofliving otIh1ft1r ofliving
living per man to 1890 to per month monthAn monthAn monthAn
An examination of the record of three threerailroad threerailroad threerailroad
railroad systems ey tema In New York Pennsyl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennaylvania ¬
vania and New Jersey for 198 l l1 and 19K 19Kgives 1Mv 1901gives
gives v accurate < record of the earnings earningsand eamlnpand earningsand
and tlfe total cost of living Jtvl of o large num numbers numbelll nunsbets ¬
bers of Italian laborers employed on thee theerailroads theHnlIlroads theerailroads
railroads and living under the usual con tonmluarY gone gonemiesary conmtosary
mtosary system The average earnings earningsper eaminper earningsper
per man for f r a representative repre entative month in In1f1OS Ini
1906 i for M gangs pn numbering numberi LSM men menwere menwere menwere
were I1cr 8707 The cost of all food was Wftaand
5639 30 and of rent of shanty and sundries nadtieaSlAt
SlAt 149 or a total of 9179 79 leaving a sur surplus 8Urplus surplus ¬
plus oC 0 of42U of42UMoistlily 2S 2SMonthly 2XIonthl
Monthly Ionthl lOt Consumption ConsumptionThe COnlUHJIt1onTho
The average a food consumption for tiM tbemonth tiMm themouth
month m per man of one group JOUj of Si 14tom 4 men menfrom assfrom
from the above number was ae follows followsnnd toUowSrud followsRmd
nnd M1 11 111U pmnfe pmnfeMMMuai
MMMuai 14 Mt3 1UI 153Itier panfe panfeIlk
Ilk I Itier l U 035 l pctatd pctatdMeat p pnidMeat <
Meat 4 auMCc cored beef sad asd HI Mil 241 241panada 2IlJIGNIda 2 2L 2SefthtsM24ha
panada panadaSnidteK JIGNIdaSudlBK L
SnidteK SefthtsM24ha SefthtsM24ha1lea S4 Hneu bos bosIteUM
1lea IteUM pea M and feMrife Ui UiCbNM ps pscizeie1
CbNM cizeie1 cizeie11latbs 1 1lfstlult ponnd ponndttrttaek
ttrttaek 1latbs bid la aIsii MHaHftiH UI UITtnwtoe IJITuDiltoa
Ttnwtoe entoci LI LU can canCofec tarn t28LSuaar tarnSagar
Suaar 11 ptJIIJt ptJIIJtCoh L LCots
Cots 10 10The POM POMThe pined pinedThe
The coat of this food ww wag sj iA 3dl t and andthis dthlal sadthis
this represents ta1rl fairly the manner mlIIItIr of itv itvhi Uvof livbig
hi big of the th average Italian workman on onthis OROil onthis
Oil this dam of work workThe workl11e workThe
The Italian laborers are said Id to save saveSnore savemore e einore
Snore money at the same m wage rate than thanany than thanany thanany
any other class of Buropen Euro eD laborers In Intha JRtho Inthe
the United States The thrift of the Ital Italian Itatian Its Itsiaj ¬
ian is Indicated In by his method of living livingTh llvlnaThe livingThe
Th The amount of his savings is indicated indicatedto
to spine extent by the money orders sent sentfrom entfrom sentfrom
from from the country to Italy The total totalamount totalamount totalamount
amount of money orders sent In 1901 1 to toall toall toall
all countries was 10 J6i43634J 3435343 341 and of this
36798562 3679 G2 or 589 M per cent c nt went to Italy Italyand Italyand Italyand
and the Slavic countries Th The total totalamount totalamount totalamount
amount of these the e money orders sent to toItaly toIta toitaly
Italy Ita I was 16239134 while the amount amountsent amountItnt amountsent
sent to AustriaHungary and Russia was wasJ2055942S was5ft9m was2l59423
J2055942S 5ft9m the number of natives of those thosecountries thosecountrtps thosecountries
countries In the United State being about aboutdouble aboutdouble aboutdouble
double those from Italy ItalyThese ItalyThwe ItalyThese
These sums great as they are repre represent represent represent ¬
sent but a part of the total savings of ofthese ofthe8e ofthese
these laborers sent ent abroad Large Largeamounts Larteamounts Largeamounts
amounts of which there the are no records recordsare reconlare recordsare
are sent over through Italian bankers bankersImmense badkersImmense baxkeraImnCaae
Immense sums in the aggregate are car carried carried carned ¬
ried over in person J tnIOp by immigrants who whoreturn wboreturn whoreturn
return to Italy lafr in Ii the fall of each eachyear eachear eachyear
year ear At least 100000 Italians return to toItaly toItay toItoJy
Italy each year for or the winter months
because they find it cheaper ebea r healthier healthierand healthierand healthierand
and more satisfactory to return to toItaly toItalyAnd Italy Italymr Italyandzp
And andzp mr peoir 4 the winter months with their theirfamilies tlielrfAml1t theirfamilies
families fAml1t there rather than be beto compelled compelledto onpafl4to
to live IIv in a crowded room in a aNew New York Yorktfihemoat YOIikW Yorctenemojst
W tenemojst tfihemoat lemDpt luring the winter months wfta wtfbout wifisout
out work excopt for an occsIoil I JbAt JbAtcent jib at
30 cents an a hour houratter hourafterp after a snowstorm snowstormTHE 1IIt01J8WrIDTHE snowstormTHE
Fear Fei of Bel Being Being UK Called ns IVltimss IVltimssCnii vltstsCajlNes Ul1C S SCnJIell
Cnii CnJIell e IIINN of aionuy aionuyFor 310nc MuiseyPer
For years Mrs Storeys life had a4Hen a4HenQaunled been beenhaunted beenhaunted
haunted by the deadly fear that some someday aomeday someday
day she might be called upon to serve serveas Mrveas serveas
as a witness in court Her grandmother grandmotherwas TlUI imotber imotberwu <
was a witness t once and when Mrs MrsStorey XlIIStore MrsStorey
Storey Store was a little girl she used to hear hearall heara1l hearall
all about It It Grandmother it appears appearshad appelt appelthatl appearshail
had been scared so she he couldnt tell her herown heroWJt herown
own na naAnd naAnetH name nameAn
And AnetH An said Mrs 1 Storey ate to her bus husband bU8band busband ¬
band band 1t if there is anything more die disgraceful 4 4raeerl diegraceful ¬
graceful than to he unable una to tell your yourawn rourawa yourown
awn name Id like to know what It is isin ia iaIB I IIn
in order to reduce the possIbIlitIes of ofsuch oft ofmacha
such macha a eakunity eahualt to a minimum Mrs MrsStorey Mfat MtsStersy
Storey t would W uldwalk walk on with deafened ears earsand earsand 11I 11IbeI
and beI averted erlecJ head whenever she happened happenedto
to b be near Dee a Are or a fight or the scene sceneof aceReof sceneof
of an accident Only the thftether ether day she shehad shehd be behad
had occasion to shut shu her Iereyee eyes and ears earsto eanto earsto
to the seething ethIng world about her She Shewaa 81utas Shewas
was as waiting < in the Grand Central Sta Station Stadon Stethat ¬
don for Mr Jr Storey who had gone around aroundto at8Uftdto aroundt
to t the baggage room roGfD to check hee a trunk trunkPresently trunkPlMently trunkPresently
Presently she became aware that some something 1IOIIMttlmll sousething ¬
thing exciting was happening close beside besideh kIelwrr besideher
h her r Hastily she shut her eyes yea and stuck stuckher stuclcher stuckher
her fingers Into her ears but before these theseprotective theMprotective theseprotective
protective measures could uld be accomp accomplished accompUahed accompUshed ¬
lished she learned that a female thief thiefhad tbl thiefhad r rbad
had snatched a handbag band which she M had hadfound hactfound hadfound
found lying on the floor and was being beingpursued beingJMlrsued beingpursued
pursued by an excited crowd Not being beingentirely beIqeontJrtlJ beingentirely
entirely devoid of the curiosity of her sex sexMrs sexMts x xlrs
Mrs Storey St trey would have Uked i it tn < > know knowmore Intowmore knowmors
more but b t her old fear of being detained detainedas
as a a witness held her inert until her has husbands huband hashands ¬
bands band return Then she ventured to ask askIf ukIt askIf
If they tbe had 4 caught the thief thiefYes thlftfye thiefYes
Yes ye said Mr Storey 8tore but but they theycouldnt theycoulillnt theycouldnt
couldnt do anything with her Every Everybody Everybod Everybody ¬
body bod was wa confident the hag didnt belong belongto
to her but as nobody appeared to claim claimIt
It the policeman po eetaan had to let her go goover goI
herJQ herJQJ
J am 80 gad she be enid id tb thsA It is all allovet allover
over Botoh dear me me where are my mypurse mypurse y ypune
purse and handbag I had them here her a aminute aminute aminute
minute ago no They must have dropped droppedoh 1Iroppedoh
oh I wonder wonderYes wondrYe8 wonderYes
Yes said Storey heartlessly the thestolen thestolfn thestolen
stolen bag undoubtedly undoubtt dly > belonged to you youbut youbut youbut
but if you ou will go about with your eyes eyesshut eeshut eyesshut
shut and your ears plugged plu Kfd up upGUIM up upCUNNING upOUNtIING
The Use of a Curates Uabltokri UabltokriBoots U lacke lackeoots IaksBoots
Boots oots and nd a Sprained Ankle Anklelimp AnkleIIiui
limp u or Act A tetrons trOll row Shorn X Sat t Auulilunt Auuliluntlint Auulilunthilt Atitililwitho
lint ho I Xatural Natsi atnrltI ml ICxprcrMsloii ICXltrt lxjt ressioti t lull of offam ofJltmtal If IfIezilal
Jltmtal DbtlOHIC DbtlOHICIt DistrossYzrnths
fam Yzrnths the Mostaa 1hrnIt Itaasertpt ItaasertptIt
It is permitted to mankind 184 184t ta I > ssnat gpeskmere ssnatmore
more than t once of Mr Henry Arthur ArthurJones ItbeIJOlIn AtthSTJones
Jones and his remarkable rl lbIe stagecraft ft Not Notthat Notthat Notthat
that I wholly admire it It or yearn to re reiterate re rekmHe reherte ¬
iterate things heretofore mentioad me ttoMd by byyoor byyow bYyour
yow Clerk Indeed I am persuaded that thatThe thatne thatThe
The Hypocrites will impress yon as a a awee awee aWee
wee bH artificial with the characters al always always 1 1wa1l ¬
ways entering so precisely Iy when w wanted wantedthat waaUdthat wastedthat
that you are somewhat too COIUNI0 conscious of ofstage of8tqe ofstage
stage directions you prefer I imagine imaginethe lmacillethe imaginethe
the seemingly haphazard comings and andgoings andpilIP andgoings
goings of the people in plays pia by Mr Shaw Shawand ShawaDd Skewand
and yet Jones baa tricks worth noting notingapart notlllCapart no1ngapart
apart from the mere mechanics of his h art artand arttwo artand
and two of these tricks iricitathe the curates curate vn vnpolished a apoIWIe Upolished
polished < boots and a Miss RadteTs aefieT sprain ipraino1 sprained Ift Ifta1k1e ¬
ed ankleohow ow how ho perfectly he under understands UIIIIrstanda understands ¬
stands Ms Audience AudienceHow udleDee udleDeeHow udlenceHow
How is he too Make ek a curate look poor poorIn poorIn poorIn
In dress aH curates are ar alike Make the thecoat thecoat thecoat
coat shiny and only people IB the front frontseats rent rentis t
seats 18 will notice have ft him take the coat coatoff coatott coat0g
off displaying a pair of povertystricken povertystrickenshirtsleeves powrtJlltrlclreaabI povertystrIckenshirtaloevus
shirtsleeves abI and he must again put It on onYet OftYet onYet
Yet give ve him unpolished shoes and he hewalks hewalka hewalks
walks always upon the U verge ve of destitu destitution dNtltuUoa destitutIon ¬
tion His entire person then exp exphard expresses espnaeahUe expresseshard
hard luck And this I take it is the themore themore themore
more subtle since there to DO sense in h hLogically It ItLoctcallf ftlMgkmIly
Logically all it means na to that the maid maidhas maidbaa meldbaa
baa neglected nealee the boots Literally it be bespeaks be bekI bespeaks ¬
speaks kI bad discipline not economy Jones Jonesknows JOII8IItn0W8 Jonesknows
knows that But Jones Mao knows that thatan thataudience thatas
an audience will take It the other way wayCounting wa waCu wayCoulting
Counting Cu unc on their talent for misinter misinterpretation milllaterUoa mlolnterpretatlon ¬
pretation Uoa he makes maksq his point effectively effectivelyAnd efrectivelAad effectivelyAnd
And then that bustoeas of the sprained sprainedankle raInedlJJde sprainedankle
ankle Any An otheri circumstance dftuma almost almostmight amaotm1ht almostmight
might have kept Rachel a guest at the theLinneto theLlDaen theLinnello
Linneto LinnetoTbe LlDaenThe LinnelloThe
The sprained ankle however gave Jones Joneshto Joneshis f8 f8b
his b opportunity to visualIze ual her mental mentalsuffering meatalnaferi1J mentalsuering
suffering naferi1J to show how you what passed how however howeftI however ¬
ever unneaonaBleTfor unreuonaS1e for the outward sym symbol qmboI syrnbet ¬
bet of a broken life All the anguish a all alltne aUtile allthe
tile despair all the horror of Rachels Rachelsplight RacberpUshf Rachelsplight
plight was dramatized in her limp At Atevery Atevery Atevery
every step ate she was eloquent of emotional emotionalfar fmotlobalfar eniotlobalfar
far more than of physical torture And Andin AndIn AndIn
in no other way could her situation have havebeen bavebeett havebeen
been made so telling Maybe this lb lbp to topaying Ispaying
paying p 11 our intelligence > no compliment complimentyet oompUmeutyet OOnIPIInieiItyet
yet the shrewd dramatists will take na naas 118be usas
as he finds us Mr Jones is always alwa that thatand tbat tbataDd thatand
and after ten minutes or BO we shall shallcease IlbaUceaae shallcease
cease thinking of that limp as the re rewit no notU1t revelt
wit of a slip on the tbestepa steps Instead it itwill Itwilt Itwilt
wilt seem the natural and logical expres expression express expreszion ¬
zion s of mental IMDtal11tatrea distress
Greenland O enland has ai aopulation > opulation of 11195 11195France 11tttFrance 11895Prance
France has ha more than 106 50 daily dailynewspapers daIlynewspapers any anynewspape
newspapers newspapersGenerally newspape newspapeaen newspapersGenerally
Generally aen raUy the right ear ia I larger largerthan largerthan I Ithan
than the left 1ftRats V VRats I IRat
Rats are aa alarming Mi35ff t nulaaaee ia iaRnglaad inEnglan4 i iBngl
Rnglaad RnglaadThe Bngl Englan4The > 4 4MIo
The mines ll of the world Odd employ employL000eflo M p toy toyftQIftOO
ftQIftOO persons personsOne perM perMOne pei5055One
One ounce OU1leeot of act eggs will wftlaUk prsdue09H prsdue09HsfIkwomL produce tflMt tflMtsilk
silk sfIkwomL sfIkwomLThe worms wormsThe worm wormThe
The SU St Qothard tunnel e coast at fTMper fTMpersquare 17 ViOl per perre persquare
square re yard yardOne yardOne yardOne
One of the oldest know food coal plants plantsIs plantsIs au auIs
Is asparagus asparagusThe asparagusI asparaguspercentage
I The 111 percentage of foreigners in Hot Holland 1101land Hotland ¬
land te one ami a half halfThe haltJIae halfrho
The weight of the Pyramlfl of ofCheops orCheoJIS ofCheeps
Cheeps is estimated at 4IH 0 400 tons tonsISvery tonavory tonsIvory
Ivory vory year there are SM i deaths d JtHtro JtHtrohunger from fronhunger fromhunger
hunger and distltutioo In Great Britain BritainLoss BrltAhLOU BritainLoss
Loss LOU of lives 1tv in tile U mines annea of the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States is IS far greater tQr than in inEurope tnEurope InEurope
EuropeThe EuropeThe Europe EuropeThe
The eyes of seven ft persons out of ten tenare tenAre tenare
are not matched as far aa their t power poweris poweri powerIs
is i concerned eOaeerMTho concernedThe I IThe
The amount of wheat w1lqtrutned rained toy the therust tbeTUst therust
rust is I estimated at 6 eMeM per peryear peryear peryear
year yearTbe yearTbe yearThe
Tbe product of the British shipyards shipyardsamounts abPY abPYamounts shipyardsamounts
amounts to 29 Or 25 5 per neat I of oftJae oftJaewhof the thewhole thewhole
whole wholeCoffee wholeCoffee I ICofflC
Coffee was as first produced In Arabia Arabiaearly Araltlearly Arabiaearly
early in the fifteenth century It was wasnot wasnot wasnot
not imported into England until about
1650 16501ht 165
The total area of St Africa A rlOK Is estimated estimatedat
at about 11 11 iO0OOO 500000 square miles of ofWhich1 ofbch ofWhich
Which bch Great Britain owns own 2713 21 13I1U 13I1U8f1uarf l3i l3isquare Jil Jilsquar >
square miles milesAbout mtle mtle4bQut mtIeAbout
About SOQo nHI acres of coal lands locatpil locatpilIn locatfdIn IneateilIn
In Mounterey county Cal about 200 200miles 00 00miles OOmiles
miles from San Francisco Franci8 < o are about to tobp tob tob
bp b developed denlopt > d in an extensive manner
Hoy 11 IlO the he IJlscaxe Pf uUle In to o Ue e Only Qnl a aHorrible aliorrIIsle
Horrible Ho rlhlc Memory Iemu Maybe aiaylicBetwjw iUstltcu MaybeBett4
Betwjw u tii the turbine ne and th the thet gyroscope gyroscopethere gyroscopetberels
there t tberels Is a fair pvospect eSpO t that the malde maldemer mal maltUtor meldomet
tUtor will roon f n become an unheardof Dis Disorder S SOtder g5order ¬
order with ocean travelers Passengers on onthe onthe onthe
the new steamships stesm btJl pro proFII proptlsd Had by turbine turbineengines turbineenatnea turbineengines
engines of which the raa p aapifieeitt aificent t Loaita Loaitanla Luattanla Lusitania
nla and Mauritania are r the latest ex example examplefl axamples
ample were sur 103511104 Jtlle4 rtoed at the reduction reductionof
of vibration which enabled passengers to topaw toP3 toPS
P3 paw the th time as easily and comfortably comfortablyas
as in their own OW studies and drawingrooms drawing drawingroom rawlqroo
room roo What the turbines have Ve aceomp accomplished aceomplIMed aceompIlsised ¬
lIMed in considerable meacure the gyro gyroscope tJJO8COpe gyroscope ¬
scope is destined to 1ft complete according accordingto rd rdto
to the view vw of prominent naval construc constructor CODat CODatton construtore ¬
ton tor says aay the Springfield Sp ngftelcl Unite UniteWith Ur UrWith Unl UnlWith
With this eui inVtew lD ew it Dr ScbHck 8ehHcktnvinted hllck has hasInvented hasinvented
Invented IJ form of gyroscope to be at attached attached attached ¬
tached to vessels for the purpose of steady steadyIng Read7lna steadylag
lag them Tltta Tnto Invention was recently recentlytested recentlytested tIJ tIJlNtH
tested on the the1Uver Biver Tyne with the gyro gyrocope JOPope gyroseope
seope cope ope fitted to the Sebar formerly a tor torpedo tor torboat tsrpeale ¬
pedo boat of tbe German navy fta The teat teatwas teatWa testwas
was Wa made under severe 8eve weather condi conditions tODdIttou conditiona ¬
tions and the invention eras as prOflOUioo4 prOflOUioo4II proeooac d da
a complete success by Sir WIHNm Whit Whitformer Whitformn Whlteformer
former chief constructor of the t 18 British Britishnavy 1rtishnavy rUsh rUshnavy
navy who witnessed the experiments and andwho aadwho andwho
who states that with the gyroscope in ac action 8CUoa actton ¬
tion ft the Sebara Seber decks were Wf > re dry and andpractically andpracdc1lx andpracdeslbLborlasontl
practically pracdeslbLborlasontl hertaontal tal although 1 some of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the waves wav were eight feat high and andteet tt ttfeet 101 101feet
feet long Henos it Is believed that with withthe withtll withthe
the tll use u of th tlwY ttwgyroseope gyroscope pc seaskkneas will willbe winbe willb
be b unknown In the worst weather tMr condi conditions CfltlOIUl condithins ¬
thins tionsThe thinsThe 01 01pautns
The passing < of oi seasickness will mean meanthe meanthe mesathe
the removal of the chief source urte of ell ellomftture dlcoinhtture dis discomfiture ¬
comfiture of ocean tourists It J t also will willmean will1IteD willmean
mean the sacrifice of considerable co ble pleasure pleas p1easure pleasare ¬
ure for persons who not being subject subjectto
to seasickness themselves find amuse amusement amuaement amusemoist ¬
ment in the woes ef feUowpassengers feUowpassengersA
A person is perhaps never so miserable miserableand m18erableand miserableand
and seldom so ridiculous as when sea seasick ae8Ick seasick ¬
sick 8Ick and an while it 1 is wretched taste tuWOU11I of ofcourse tiC tiCcourse
course to laugh at his antics people have havedone havedoDe havedone
done so from time immemorial Now by byvirtue byvirtue
virtue of the gyroscope there is promise promisethat promlaethat promisethat
that a strong point will be scored in the theinterest theinterHt theInterest
interest of counes courtesy and and comfort and one onejoke OIlewill cuejoke
joke will simultaneously be lost t to the themorale theIe thecomic
morale Ie papers Adieu maldemer Great GreatIndeed OretIndfed GretIndeed
Indeed is the gyroscope IOMope If successful it itwill itWlU ItwlU
WlU mesa of course not only a larger largermeasure brwermea8ure largerflensVTe
measure of comfort but greater speed speedand speedand peedand
and security eeurlt in travel The Th testimony tt > of ofsuch of11Jh otsuch
such men ftk ft as Sir William White ought in incidentally III IIIt1dfnally Inctdent1y ¬
cidentally to help along aloncMoody Moody Boyntons Boyntonsplan Boyntonplan Boyntonsplan
plan for a bicycle railway railwayTHE raUwayTHE railwayTHE
Many KII > I hive Scarcely Sultlcel I5uu liiserged rK cI < l from fromStTHifBarlmroii fromSttJul fromSenilDarlairotis
StTHifBarlmroii SttJul rultarou Stale StnttrR Stn it ite
R e < Bswkia Ba in te Tht Tb Cmrtoapomy Qfat mtcpusxy Bnfcw BnfcwThe 1IntewThe llnvThe
The Zulus are a fine fighting ptiD race six sixfet aIxf6t sixftet
fet is an average height among amen them themthey tbeIIIthey themthey
they are bright t goo6 po4natured > natured fellows felknnnd fellowsand fellowsand
and nd the white whit settlers recognise their theirexcellent theirI1ent theirexcellent
excellent I1ent qualities q ttea and an respect them At Atthe Attile Atthe
the same time It must be remembered rememberedthat NIDeIB NIDeIBtllat rememberedthat
that many of them have hiv hardly emerged emergedfrom etaeIPda emergedfrom
from a semibariMutna a state atapt their wives wivesare wteauU wivesare
are still chattels chat ted labor is 1 un unwelcome 8ft1MIcame anwIcesne ¬
welcome to them and d the love of battle battleto battleIIOt battlels
to not IIOtWe dead deadWe deadWe
We here in London must pardon a anervofje afeelia anorvop
nervofje feeling feelia among the clerks t1erUIhopken and andshopkeepers endshopkeepers
shopkeepers of Durban for f < the Zulus Zulusoutnumber ZUI ZUIten ZulusOutnianber
outnumber them by ten to one and with without wItIIout without ¬
out firearms the Natal settters would wooidstand w01tklad wouldstand
stand ad no chance in a rising These Zulus Zulusare Zulware Zulusare
are in every house m Durban serving aerYiftIbouae as ashouse ashouse
house boys nurses gardeners or porters portersbut porterabut portersbut
but aH the time they are subject to then thentritoal tMlrt theirtr
tritoal t tr J ¼ bal chief His word is 1 law and they theyhave theyha theyhate
have ha seen eouraged ed to obey him hlmlm hlmlmpUett sim simplicity lm lmplielty ¬
plicity by the government vernment at Pteter Ptetermarttaburg PIeterrttrIbuIw Pletermailtzburg
marttaburg rttrIbuIw which recogtdxes the chief chiefand clUefand chiefand
and acts through thro him nhnIf himIf himIf
If the t chief commands a athe mssnatie niamacrethe mssnatietbe
the Zulus will l massacre e h If he prohibits prohibitsit bhaItthe
it Itthe they abstain if he calls cal them to the thekraal thekraal thebrasi
kraal they return rettini dIlB leaving Y their work workand workaDd workand
and their belongings in the towa with without wlthout wtt wttout ¬
out a word of notice If they disobey disobeytheir cItaobe cItaobetheir disobeybelt
their belt wives are killed and their position positionin
in the tribe is lost lostThe tThe lestThe
The chiefs are often brandy drinkers drinkersquarrelsome drtnkerquarrelaome drinkersquarrelsome
quarrelsome fellows unjust actuated by bypersonal b bmotlna bypersonal
personal motives greedy of power and andmoney andmoney ad admoDe
money moDe and opposed to afl efforts e orta to tetheir raise raisetheir raisetheir
their people tor fear ear of oftDelr their authority authoritybeing autborltbelne authoritybeing
being undermined Their administra administration admialatratIne Wtra Wtralion ¬
lion of Justice to incompetent and ad even evenvenal evenvenal evenvenl
venal venalIn venalIn venlIn
In 12 the Nadir commission compris comprising COIDprWI cemprialug ¬
lug I thirteen British and eleven Dutch Dutchmembers Dutehmembers Dutchmembers
members condemned the system of here hereditary hereditary bareditary ¬
ditary chieftainship ct But no practical pracdeala11lt re result ye yesalt ¬
salt followed the commission The bare hereditary baredlta bareditary ¬
ditary dlta chief is still supported by the thegovernment die1OVtl1UDeftt thegovernment
government and stilt exacts implicit DpllcttJlany obe obedience ohsthence ¬
thence Many a war has been waged by bythe bJtbe bythe
the chiefs hIeC with the reluctant consent of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the tribesmen tribesmenfar t tIt tribesmenIt
It is aU wry fine for those who are arefar arefar
far away to laugh at at a the e sudden mobil mollllation mobilInadon mobilixation
ixation of white troops and the precau precautions pncauUooI precauthins ¬
thins taken by the Natal ministry You Youmight Youht Youadght
might ht Just as a well wtlllaqh laugh at John Bull for forbuilding forbuUdi forbuilding
building buUdi so large Ia e a navy in time of peace peaceThe peaceTh peaceThe
The Th dancer is I exaggerated es mrerated In both cases caaesprenaps cprebape casesprehaps
prenaps but in NataL as a bet beN the elector electortells elecsortell electortells
tell tells you ou that prevention Is better than thanA tbaaC tbaaA thancure
C cure
A Ttoeittrionl lh trlonI I8xi CerimoRt Itxpierinioxtnsa CerimoRtt criinoHt criinoHtKiom
Kiom tks t laMlns rack rackAn theeAn
An interesting laterUn experiment baa been beeninitiated beeDInitiated beenInitiated
initiated at atBournemouth Bournemouth A grand grandhall paa4hall grandhail
hall has Ita been built on to the Theatre TheatreRoyal TheatreRo TheatreRoytsi
Royal Ro in which people can wait be before be befo before ¬
fore fo the theater doors aw a open ope for the theperformance thepcrfermalke thepcrformance
performance and to which whl b the audience audienceare audienceare audienceare
are requested to retire between the act actato actsto
to permit of the theater being beingthoroughly beIa beIadIoroUClily beingthoroughly I
thoroughly ventilated Tea will be beserved beserved I
served eel in this tbl hall an and the orchestra orchestrawill orehe orchestrawill tra trawill
will play there during the intervals
Most of the coal of this section Is t s lig ligaltic Jlgallic hgnltk
altic in character but this tract is i said saidto aldto saidto
to contain a vein vel of semibituminous semibituminousfuel aelbituaaiaouret semIbituminousfueE
fuel fuelMarried
Married men m of Belgium eJ5j1l have two twovotes twoow twovoteg
votes ow and aJtdt the be single ones bat batPrluts oqe oqePriests ogsPriests
Priests and some other privileged prtvtk d per persons pUBODS pereons ¬
sons have havetltree havetltreeTbe three threeThe threeThe
The last at seasons seal catch is the thesmallest themaUe8 theatnallest
smallest that there is any record of It Itamounted Itamounted Itamounted
amounted to less Ie than tha ifOt Habout about batt battthat IatiHthat ksfthat
that of the previous year yeari rearThe yearThe
i The InaJ palm is the tree which Is Isdistinguished Isdlatl isdistinguished
distinguished dlatl 8U hed for having tile largest largestI largestleaves I
I leaves Ilea ve They The often reach r acha a length leD < th of off
5 feet t t and are from tro l 10 te 12 feet in inwidth towidth InwIdth
width widthI wIdthThe 1 1The
I The latest amusement stunt Stunt is i the theGiant tbeGiant thealsnt
Giant flipFlap JIIpFtapt which lob is being ben con contructed eon eontrudted contrudted
trudted for the FrancoBritish Expoef Expoefi Ex ExUoo Exp I Itints
i tints which 11 will be heft at Landau Londptti Load LoadTb LandauThe
i Th The < > construction has two arms arIR each eachI each1Si
I ISO 18 feet long 1 ns and at the tbe8ad and d of each eacharm h harm harm
arm la a car called a awhich banging garden gardenwhich gardenwhich
which will hold 48 StOP people The ft annaare anna aMIISare annaare
are worked by hydraulic clraIlUcpoWer power and andare andare andare
are raised < slowly slow1 from treia the ground grounduntil ground811t1l grounduntil
until they tIM meet fn midair It is I de designed deagned designed ¬
signed that they shall remain reinn at the thefull tilefull thefull
full height hel ht for a few minutes on oneach onch oneach
each ch trip and then the voyage voya e shall shallbe shanbe shallbe
be continued the passengers being beingdelivered beingdelivered beingdelivered
delivered at a point opposite that at atwhich atwl atwhich
which wl cb they boarded I the ear In this thismanner th1 th1lIIanner thismanner
manner they have described a complete completehalf completehalt completehalt
halt circle in the air The trip lrl will willoccupy willupy willoccupy
occupy upy a period per of five minutes minutesliikod mtnut mtnutIIJcuI minutesF minutesIiked
liikod io < o Ho Dressed For ForThe Joru JoruThe ForThe
The The F late Lady Curzon i in aaid to have Uavetold ha havetold e etold
told some 8om American friends that very veryearly veryfttrly veryearly
early in her h married tfe fft she h disct diSNcrPd diSNcrPdthat diserveredthat vored voredthat
that I Lorrl > orrt furzon f urzon liked to be dressed dressedfor drpIdfor dresaedfor
for Ho she le resolved rfJoh d that he shiiM shiiMnever oh ahnltnever 1111 1111nefr
never come ome 10 rtlnnor dlrn < f without thout finding findln h J1r J1rin hrin < r rin
in a garb arh a little different dlff rent from what oth other ot niher h her ¬
er people had seen her in It is I not notmuch notmuch notmuch
much trouble she said and andIt it pleases pleaseshim pleaseshinl pleaseshim
POIXG POlJ Pins Confident for Fu Future Enture Futiiie ¬
ture of Church ChurchCHASEENED l tliiiieliCHATENLD hurchCHAS
Relieves that the lie Country Will Yet YetReturn Yetn YetJteturii
Return n ttlrn to ii It 1ti Onetime Devotion DevotionThink 1evotIonThlitkn f frhlnloc
Think tlmt IttHliMHvUfUi ncttlt m > Unu Will He HeBrought lieroilJht HeBrought
Brought roilJht AJmtit Jwut by b fkts Rifvrts of ofYou ofYOIl1J ofYtiIRg
You YOIl1J YtiIRg ii If JfnH oik in Cn CnthoUhnH CnthoUhnHNew CuIJtotIglsiNw tit p 11 f tarn tarnNew
New York Torti fob lPh 1 X s lull II of ofhope ofhalt
hope halt for > the future of the chwnch h ia iaFrance n 1 1Prance
France Addressing a group greupof of Pren PrenCatholtc Jreni JreniCathOltea ren renCatholics
Catholics recently he h used these trod WO t
1 love Prance became the Lord 1 IMr v vher Vhar
her and lie 14 has a shown 00 low this th by the u t tlie tlie i ilie
lie baa permitted nnktftl her to undergo undergofaith undnofaith undergofaith
faith was growing weak morality irorlttycenipromised moralitycompromised oralItyC
compromised C God has deemed it w wsary DCY weary
sary Y that tld she should be brought bee beeUla MeHim herHim
Him through trisvlationfor tionfor tribuu tribuurevive tribuvn tribusireylvea
revive vn the religions f JplrIt irtt rtt rekindles rekhd rekhdfaith rekindlusfaith rekindlesfaith
faith and tons prepares r the way f freturn treturn Sreturn
return to morality lty Ten your JQUrmen coat coatmen conimen
men when you return that the Pope I 1France IVraace IFrance
France and aDdret0ice8 rejoices hi the fruits trul of f m mwhich J Jwhlcb t twhich
which God to producing IB her thro throig throigtribuIaUoa Jg JgtribUlaUeL ig igtribulation
tribulation tribulationIn tribUlaUeLIn
In Prance Itself the Bulletin de U USemaine la5emabte l lSemains
Semaine of Parts PsrisbsgIz jxgias the new W year yeuwith yearwith r rwith
with an artleto ar full of buoyant hojw b for forthe fo fothe O Othe
A Aare Jare
the year ear tm from which these extracts extractsare
are quoted quotedJudging quotedJ quotedJudging
Judging J 1t by the exterior tttr or French FrenchCathoUciem frenriCatboUdfta FrenchCatholicism
Catholicism seems indeed to He crushed crushedbeneath crwalwdbeneath crushedbeneath
beneath Lbs weight of its defeat A torn torntreaty trntreaty rn rntreaty
treaty a general spoliation that respects respectsnot r respectsnot ts tsnot
not not even the will of the dead a chunti chuntiwithout chunnwttbovt churiowithout
without legal standing delivered up to tothe tothe tothe
the arbitrary will of those who govern ern or orto 01 01to orto
to the tyranny of the law religious UtMM peac peacin pe pein pearaIn <
in the bands of a majority without ail ailIdeal a aIdeal u uideal
ideal and without a liberal spirit ail ailseems h aiseems il ilMe
seems Me to inspire discouragement and f fannounce tannounce r
announce decadence But nevertheless i Ilook Ius t tus
us look closer French Catholicism Catholic g gvisible grialble gv gvvisible >
visible slams of Us vitality While every everything en entttiDs evrthbig ¬
thing falto to pieces around it It an ancigetic ti tictcrttc 1
ease work of recomKitution has begun begunand begllnaad beg i iand
and will tli soon spread Jo o all parts aartaIDtenaai partsInternal partsInternal
Internal dissensions d were were hoped for forThey torThe forlbey
They The have not t appeared The army ha has hasmalDtalDed loimaintained a amaintained
maintained Its external and organic unity unityamid unlt unltamid unityamid
amid the supple diversity of Individual Individualtendencies Individualteadeftdea Individualtendencies
tendencies and methods metho More firmly firmlythan 6rmbthan firmlythan
than ever are established tile ties whicii whiciibind whie whiebind I IIItIld
bind it to Ha chief ch f And In truth truth on onmust OnIII one onemust
must III be blind bU Indeed tndee not to see that thati tlwtwbteh thatwhich
i which the prophet of 1lvenlr predicte t tthreequarters r rtbftefIuarten rthreequarters
threequarters of a century ago that that th thsuppression tl1a thsuppression
suppression a t8lllon of the tb Concordat would tend tendto t tendto > Dd Ddto
to unite Ie the Church of France mer morclosely mereIoIIfIy mercIosy
closely to Rome While from above are areraced a aretraced r rtreee4
raced the limits 1I which our activity must musti mUHaot nsutnot
i not pass from below this activity is istranslated istranslated t ttraaaIatecllnto
translated traaaIatecllnto into creative ereadv initiatives initiativesThe inldatlweaTba InitiativesTh
The Th episcopate te has first of an felt feltI fel feltthe t tthe
I the need of that internal al government governmentwhich SCWerDmfntwhleb governmentwhich
which wet so wanting to us It has hasasked hasaaW hasasked
asked for and been granted gan the questions questionsto S Sto
to be submitted to the general assembly assemblyor
or council It to not less interesting t tI tbebold tbehold >
I behold those Journals jwraaboR whose devotion to tothe t tcsthe l lthe
the Papacy and respect for authority are areabove a areabove r raboft
above suspicion 1oD asking in then turn a apermanent ape apermanent
permanent pe neut commission OOID which assures ures sta stability statJlUt7 etaWitty ¬
Witty of purpose with unity of effort effortIn lC effortIn rt rtIn
In each diocese are propagated little littleby littl littlby ltttl4by
by little committees or councils In the thehands tll tllhaJId thehands
hands of the bishop 1 more i obeyed y than thanever thanever thanever
ever are concentrated these works and andthe andthe andthe >
the general direction Let us reflect upon uponthese uponthese UOR UORthese
these facts The Church of France has hasi hasurdn ha haunderstood
i understood toed the great t power which asso association a asz aszdittos S Setattoa ¬
dittos and liberty Ubert combined can give giveLet gi gtveLet t tLet
Let us hail with Joy these Initiative Initiativewhich tDldativefwbldl Intdatlvenwhich
which are multfplyng they are re a a first firsthappy ftMthappy firsthappy
happy symptom Let us organize to live liveto IIeto liveto
to act ad to triumph triumphBut triumphBut UtuuipltBut
But there to another point It might mighthave mighthave t thave
have been asked with some uneasiness uneu1neESWbM uneasinessWhat uneasinessWhat
What will this th church thus reconstituted reconstitutedbe > l lbe
be An Instrument tnJDM t of reaction or of ofprogress oft ofprogress
progress of renaissance nn1Mt or of social stag stagnation stagnation tag tagnation ¬
nation And here again it seems see indeed indeedthat Indt Indeedthat > d dthat
that the facts Justify a little optimism optimismand optimhsmlid optimismand
and that those do not deceive them themselves thmaelVfll themselveawho ¬
selves selveawho who f foresee ore sec who prepare an alit alliance alUanee alitsacs ¬
sacs between the church and the people peoplebetween peoplebtttwetn peoplebetween
between Catholicism and the country countryDespite countryDespite countryDespite
Despite the imprudent counsels of sum somwe 5001we sumwe >
we can say that the error of a CathcL CathcLparty Cath Cathparty < io ioparty
party Is condemned beyond recover recoverTbe recowThe recovery recoveryThe
The energetic declarations of the bishop bishophave blshnlhave biSh iJ5 iJ5have
have dissipated all equivocation equivocationReligious eqolLoeadoaRellalOWI equlvoeadonReligious
Religious liberty can be neither ti timonopoly t tmonopoly tmonopoly
monopoly nor the exclusive u hve programm programma h ha
a party Factions pass away the churl chunL chunLre churlremains h hremains
remains re She can and she ought to adopt adoptherself adoItbenel adoptherself
herself to all the de facto regimes whi whi1 whi1pua wliipeas h hpass
pass before her not to bind herself to toany 1 toany tJ
any Still less can she deliver to the thehazard thebaurd tiiehazard
hazard of electoral struggles what to her herratoon htrra herraison
raison detre here below the salvation attoo lit litIJOUla < > f fsouls fsouls
souls and the triumph of the eternal veri verities vtritJea yen yenties ¬
ties she sheBy guards guardsBy pantIIBy
By the same stroke Catholicism to r rstored rfo rfostored rstored >
stored to itself delivered from the yok yokof ynkof ok okof
of politicians of party contingencies contln < encie8 aii aiicombinations a101eombinaUona anicombinations
combinations of all that dead weight of ofabitiona Ifabltiona ofabitione
abitiona hatreds and egotisms which whichfar whichfar whichfar
far from maintaining ft it threatened tbreat ned t tstifle tstifle I IUo
stifle Uo it But it to also social action actionstttuted sul sultituted 11111Ututeod >
tituted for or political action and andaU all th thI ttof il ilenergies
I energies of Catholicism Cath iirl8m applied to its tru trumission tnp tnpmlll8lon tr trmission
mission missionUpon mlll8lonnrpcm missionUpon
Upon this point there to no doubt doIIbtneed V Vneed Wneed
need but follow the tendencies t of U Uyoung t 1 1oung Iyoung
young oung people their labors and their con congresses rn rngrasses 4W 4WIflIoos ¬
grasses afllons circles clrt of study assorii assoriitions aaf assoeLions
Lions 110 or oi patronages tro to take account a of ofthe > r rthe rthe
the program lef of these tb se idea ideas We need eed only onlylook onlylook Inl Inllook
look at the good will with wtthwltileh which the thoclergy thpIe theclergy
clergy Ie r above antbfi a iIHt young clergy tak takup ttkup takup >
up the work Nothing to more remark remarkable relnarkable remarkable
able than this sense euse 11ft so new and so fruit fruitful fruitfulot fruitfuLof ¬
ful fulot of the apostolate The priest no long longer longor ong ongeeb ¬
er seeks merely rely fee preserve the little littlescattered UtOpttend littleseatterod
scattered ttend flock aOck which w1tt b remains NJaaiIIIIto to him hut hutto hltto htIn
to penetrate Into the mass which to cap escaping capIng eseaplag ¬
ing from fr him himThen hltILThea himThesi
Then let us have baveconOdcrtce confidence A A religion religionwhich r ll religionwhich 1on 1onLch <
which Lch amid its material IM I rains rill stands standserect ands andserect l
erect its discipline dlsc Intact energy and andgood anl8QOCl andgood
good will awakened awq awakensLa Deda a caHn confidence co lldeoce in intne intlIe inthe
the future Is thfe t Indeed wbat the au autftore autror author
tftore thor of separation dreamed of And Andwho Andwho Andwho
who knows ff in the bottom of their theirhearts theirheart theirhearts
hearts they do not admire this vitality vitalityof
01 a burch restored lMtor to Its purity punt by Its Itspoverty Itspoyer Itslayeriy
poverty poyer strong amid mld Its weakness and andwhether andwJMtMr andwhether
whether Ie the disquieted glance lanee which whichtwey whichtRy whirlsthey
tRy sometimes 8O etimea cast toward the future futnrothey fUtUfPth futurethey
they th do not behold there that supreme supremei 8UPftII1f1eIIe supremereserve
i reserve 1eIIe whence as in days of yore t th thPretici the thePreach r rFrench >
French nation will rehabilitate Itself ItaelfTo t ItselftO
To these two testimonies we add that of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the London Saturday Review Revle which de dei d dc1 dedares
i clares c1 dares that thatthf the true heart of o Franc Franci Jranspoke Prancespoke
i spoke in the local communes lOQl 1Unea offering ftIt to togive tr trgive togive
give to the priests of the church the frc frcuse free frefUe freeuSe
use of the presbyteries pre8 yter1 from which they theyhad theyhad p phad
had gone forth for th the sake sak of the faith faithand flitJ1Jnd filtiiand
Jnd and in the generous gifts that In every everyflowed epIYaiCf everyioeese
aiCf ioeese e f1ODTNormandy to th > Pyrents1 Pyrents1flowed Pyrenessflowed
flowed freely fHI into thf th treasury treasur of the per persecuted pN3ecutcd peraccuted ¬
secuted church to the amazonvnt amaz nwnt even evenof eyt evenof 1 1or
of the most faithful And the Saturday SaturdayReview SaturdaRelew SaturdiReview
Review adds the th declaration that th t tday T Tday F Fday <
day the cathedrals and churches < f fFrance rFranc fFrance
France hold larger and more raraeat tatIH t con congregations congresationa congregations ¬
gregations than ever ver r they held In the thedays thedays thedays
days of the Sword Sf > Clll1d Empire EmpireA
A Literal Youth YonthWhy ouOJ ouOJYret8
Yret8 Ilarrw1I WIlPtIt WIlPtItWny WiIkhWhy
Why Johnny Johnn said Mr < = = M flKns flKnswhtt gains gginswhat gainswhat
what are you doing th thtfI > n > I Ipsrty Vrillie Vrilliepirty Nlllip1rty
pirty over overNome ov overNome r
I Nome blurted hi UIt1 11 Johnny J > it t the thaminute t theminute
minute I got inside the house Willies Williesfather WilIisfather Williesfather
1 father told toldwe jije pe to make myself at home homeand bUIUCand homeand
and I came

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