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THE WASHINGTON W HERALD SUNDAY SUNDAYpMAY MAY 15 1910
THE DEAD DEAD AND ANDLIYiNG GIVING LIVlr G KINGS KINGSGossip KI KINGSGossip GS GSGossip
Gossip and Anecdotes Anecdot s of Interest About Edward Edvard VII VIIand VIIand VIIand
and George V
Ily IJ CHARLOTTES cuU C1IAltL0 OlYE PTtt 31 COXGBR COXGBRThe COXGIiRThe CONGBRTlbs
The definitive that should bo appllod appllodto
to King < Edward is gracious for gra graciousness Iraclou graciousness
ciousness clou wan II his moat marked character charac characteristic charactert8 ¬
tert8 ter teristic atic4r a ud d Edward the Gracious Graciouswould GZRdouaoukl GraciousWould
would oukl adequately describe him An Eng English EDgUsh Sngilah ¬
lish authoress authore of note who passed last lastweek lutwHk lastweek
week at t the capital had many Jna y interest interesting InterestInlr biteresling ¬
ing stories to tell of the dead King Kln which whichIllustrated whichmustrllted whichIilutratod
Illustrated this quality and no one ever evercame enrcame evercame
came in touch with him without being beingimpressed beln belnImprHled beingimpressed
impressed by it itThe ItThe ItThe
The writer happened to be In Paris at ata atn i ia
a time when the King ltl then Prince of ofAVales ofWales
Wales 11 was w visiting that capital in incogntto incognito i icoplto
cogntto He was extremely a democratic democraticin I
in coins about for his incognito IQC gnJto was wasstrictly wasatrlctly I Istrictly
strictly respected and one heard on all allsides allBide I IsldM
sides Bide encomiums encAi lums on the t e royal visitorwhich visitor visitorwhich vaallorwblcb
which was a matter for surprise for the theFrench theFrench theFrench
French do not love Johnnie Bull any anymore y ymore
more than do the Germans yet In Berlin Ber Berlin BerlIn ¬
lin as well as in Paris l art Kin King Edward Edwardwas EdIUdaa EdwnMwas
was aa always an ac acceptable rtble guest and andwhen andwhen andwhen
when the Berliner would denounce the theEnglish OMEnFII8b theEnglish
English as Is their wont they would wouldmake wouktmk wouldmake
mk make an exception In favor of the King Kingyet Klqt Clatgyet
yet t his sister l8ter the Empress Frederick was wasnever wunever wasnever
never popular In her husbands kingdom kingdomlacking J kingdomlacking qdom qdom1ackinc
lacking those qualities which her broth brothcr brother brother
er possesed in such an eminent degree degreeBright decreeDrhht degreeBri
Bri Bright rlit Opcnfnccil I Lad InelTboee LadThose < nd ndThose
Those who remember King IC < Edward Bdwardwhen Edwardhen Edwardwhen
when hen as Lord Renfrew RenCre he visited the theUnited theCnlted
1 United nllecl States Stat and was the guest g1 at for fotera sev sevoral ev everal
oral days of President Buchanan speak speakof speakor speakof
of him as a bright openeyed lad ever everon everon everon
on on the alert lest he miss m something and andthe andthe andthe
the portrait which be sent to the Presi President President I Ident ¬
dent as a souvenir of his visit confirms confirmsthis CORftrDUIthis confrmathis
this for the face woars a bright ear earnest ear11t earnest ¬
nest expression and is full of vigor and andcharm andcharm nd ndcharm
charm charmThis charmThill charmThis
This portrait OCtrall is a pact of the Harriet HarrietLane HarrietLane HarrietLane
Lane Johnston bequest to the National NationalGallery NatlODlllGallery
Gallery and now hangs with the rest of ofthe OCthe ofthe
the collection in the new building of the theNational tbeNtlonat theNational
National Museum uaeum In it the prince wears wearsthe weanthe
the handsome red coat of a British of officer oCt1eer officer ¬
ficer and the impression the painting paintinggives palntlnglvetl paintinggives <
gives is that of a dashing dMtua and brilliant brilliantyoung brlUlaatYOUD briUbantyoung
young < man manEver manEver manEver
Ever alert was King KJn Edward to the theend UNend
end alert and vtgilaat even when the thehand thehand thehand
hand of o death was upon him and he was wassinking w wflnktn wassinking
sinking flnktn into unconsciousness un but in inmiddle InmIddle n nmiddle
middle age his eyes grew w heavylidded heavyliddedand berryliddedend
and his expression upr gave p little llttl evidence evidenceof
of the activity of his b brain brainThe DramThe brainThe
The letter conveying CO ve7lng the portrait read readas readu
as follows folio
followsJahnMaca
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Deal Mr HoeJumn D lIt Form aw to JeCI1II nqoe the taatyon utJOQ theSou
yon will swept tat MMBSttjtaK lit J1DItrJiPt ae a aslight a aslight
slight nai mart at My mtand mceOwtien of 01pita the boe boepfable ho hopftabte
pftabte pita mptiott eee1 ie and Hpmhte as > tealie risk at t the White WhiteBtmtM IhtteI whinliar
liar I ou the 0 01 IIQ boar Is 1M U UBtat Usaat Usaatstet
BtmtM BtmtMBeHm stet
BtatBeltfft stetBen
BeHm Ben MM m that UM eevdM 1 agile inteiau s vkfca Ida Idathen wa walh wet wetthen
lh then B vMMhtftfed to a me b by tile Asmtaa people ud udby aaIIIby sadby
by yea M their chief daW CM near b be ea euoed > e d rasa fnIaJDeIDOQ mj sirtT mjI
JDeIDOQ JDeIDOQI tT tTI
I restore to Mk you at th the mow tins to to1M IWM IWMr rs rsbrr
1M r BM a to hie Mto Lane IAee M and koBew BM dear Mr hirlluehsasa MrItaehnaa boBucm
Itaehnaa yon vary tnu tnaIJ tnaIJALBDlT >
ALBERT EDWARD EDWARDThat KOWAKDThat JWWUtDThat
That the memory memo y of his visit was w never nevereffaced ReYerctracGCI nevereffacod
effaced from his mind Albert AI rt Edward Edwardgave Edwardgave Edwardsave
gave abundant evidence No one could couldbe couldbe couldbe
be more gracious to Americans than he hewas heaa hewag
was aa no man of his time better under understood understood understood ¬
stood the American Anier lcan character or Amen Amencan American AmfrIcan ¬
can Institutions and the cordiality and andamiability andamiability andamiability
amiability he showed toward Americans Americansduring Amerl Amerldurlntr Americansduring
during his hi entire reign are directly d1recLl trace traceable traceable traceable ¬
able to his visit i lt to this country In 1880 1880Friendship 1 1Irlenehhll 1MltFrlendshap
Friendship I Iont OUST ICxintviI lCxfrtcdThe ICxintviIThe nrltedTh
The Th friendship between Harriet Lane LaneJohnston XneJohneton LaneJohnston
Johnston and King Kin < Edward antedated his hisvisit hisIslt h hvisit is
visit Islt to this country and began at the thetime thetIme th thtime e
time her uncle James Buchanan was wasAmerican wasAmertcan wasAmerican
American Minister at t the Court of St StJames 9tJames
James JAm and nd she was the fair young chat chatelaine chatelaine chatelaine St1 ¬
elaine of his legation I n The rigid lair lairgoverning laws lawsgoverning la lagovemlns s
governing diplomatic etiquette allow aDo to tono to t tno o
no unmarried woman oman the position accord accorded accorded accorded ¬
ed to the wife of a minister mlJdat or ambas ambssnader ambassador ambaaador ¬
sador but in the case of Miss Lane LaneQueen LaneQlHn LaneQueen
Queen Victoria who was captivated with withthe wllhthe withthe
the little Americans loveliness lovel and charm charmmade charmmade
made an n exception and gave her the thesame theflame thesame
same rank and other prerogatives prero ath she shewould ahewould s swould the
would have enjoyed as the wife of oCminlst ofminister a aminister
minister minister thus the redcheeked IfI cheekf4 funlov funloving tunloving funloving ¬
ing romp of a few years yea before the girl girlwho sriwho girl girlwho
who had led the nuns Bun at the Visitation VisitationConvent vtsltatlonon VisitationConvent oa
Convent on n t in Georgetown a merry ITY chase chasebecause chuebetU8e chasebecause
because of her mischief ml cblef and pranks prankscame be became be beca ¬
came ca me one on of the leading women In the thediplomatic thediplomatic th thdiplomatic e
diplomatic corps cor of the greatest Mteet court courtin courtIn cowlin
in the w world + orid On the day when Tenny Tennyson Tennyson Tennyson ¬
son received the degree d of doctor of civil civillaw cfvllaw l
law 111 at Oxford Mr Buchanan was wa also alsohonored aIMhonored aleshonored
honored and when hen his niece who attend attended aUendd ¬
ed d the t e ceremony cltf lDOny made her appearance appearanceIn
In the hall the students rose en masse to toreceive toreceive t treceive o
receive her b and she was the toast of th thday the theday theday oe e
day dayOn
On Lord Renfrews RenCrow arrival in Americatherefore Americatherefore America Americatherefore
therefore he h was w already on terms termsfriendship of offriendship offrlen
friendship frlen sblp with the President and hta htaniece hMnl h hniece is
niece nl e and the few days he passed am a the theguest their theirguest theirguest r
guest at the White House Horse cemented this thisfriendship lbmfriendship thisfriendship 1s
friendship which endured fttcturfd until Mrs MrsJohnstons i iJoh AirsJohnatons
Johnstons Joh 8on death and was kept up b bcorrespondence by bycorrespondence bycOMetlpolUJenoe y
correspondence and by visit viable for Mrs MrsJohnston InJohnton hraJohnston
Johnston never never visited Europeand Europeam Eur d for formany Cormny fo fomany r
many years y she made an annual pilgrim pilgrimage pUWlm pUWlmnce pilgrimage ¬
age therethai she he was not entertained entertainedby entertainedb entertain entertainby ed
by b the King Kln This loyalty lOyalty to his old oldfriends okfrlend o ofriends M
friends was w one of King < Edwards most mostdelightful mostdUpttul men mendelightful Mt t
delightful traits and no oae oql ever lost hl hlfriendship his hisfriendship hisriendhlp e
friendship who was worthy to keep it Itwho bs o owho Owho
who had the tact tact the savolr olr faire rather ratherto ratherto ratherto
to keep It It for despite his affability and andapproachabieness andapprOAehAblenea an l I Ithe
approachabieness the King was a great greatstickler sreatsUckler greatstickier
stickler for etiquette and never forgave for forgavebreach n a abreach abreach
breach of it as witness Itnea Langtrys fall fallfrom fallfrom fal falfrom 1
from favor when hen she attempted attempt undue unduefamiliarity unduefamiliarity and andfamiliarity ue
familiarity with her friend and protector protectorRt protec protecat
at the th supper which became celebrated celebratedthe celebratedthe celebrat celebratthe od
the world over because of this incident incidentHonored Incident1I0noreel Incidenthonored
Honored glen of Letter LettersKing LetterKln LetterKing
King Kln Edward was much interested in inAmerican InAmerican I IAmerican n
American literature and never failed to todo todo t tdo o
do honor to the men of letters lett ll from t taide this thisside thisIide Isl
side of the th water who visited England EnglandHe EnClandHe EnglandHe
He greatly admired James Russell Ru en Lowellwho Lowell Lowellwho Lowellwho
who was our minister at the court of St StJames StJam 9 9James t
James Jam for a number of years and nd de delighted de deJghted delighted ¬
lighted in Mark rk Twain Mr Clemens in indeed Indeed indeed ¬
deed was treated with 1th such distinction distinctionat i
at the heo English court that he h was unpre unprepared un unpropared pro propared ¬
pared for the slight put upon him in inBerlin InIkrlln I It ItBalls
Berlin It happened at a royal dinnerMark dinner dinnerMark dinnerNark
Mark Twain was wa seated near the Em Emperor Emptror Emperor ¬
peror but below some court dignitaries dignitarieswho 4 lrnllan lrnllanwho dignitarieswho ea
who occupied place on either side of the theroyal theroyal th throyal e
royal host hostDuring bo8tDuring hostDuring
During the dinner ono of his neighbors neighborsmade nf15hborsI1UUt neghboimade a
I1UUt made a statement or r related a circum circumstance cfrcumstanc circumstance ¬
stance that Mr Clemens ventured vO tured to tocomment tocomment t tcomment o
comment upon and correct without re receiving racelvtns recalving ¬
calving permission perml elon or invitation from his hismajesty hillmajnt7 hi himajesty a
majesty whereupon there was a pretty prettyhow prettyhow prett pretthow r
how dye dy do His Imperial lmJ < lal highness highnessfrowned hlghneafrowned highn highnfrowned
frowned that JoveUke frown for which whichhe whlcbe whic whiche h
he e is famous and the courtiers on either eitherside eitherside ettheside r
side of him taking their cue cu from their theirma the1lmutar thou I Imaster
ma master tor ignored tho American guest dur during durIn derlog ¬
log In the tb remainder relR lnder of the dinner and ho hosaw h hsaw o
saw 8 nothing more of court life during duringthat durin durini g
t that visit visitBut visitBut 111ft 111ftBut
But years after when Mark Twain noz nozvisited noxt noxtvisited noxttaItOO t
visited taItOO Berlin the
whole atmosphere atmospherechanged was waschanged waschangod
changed He had gone there direct fro froLondon from fromLondon fromLondon m
London where tho most unusual unu ual honors honorsliad honorsbad honorhad a
bad been paid him both In court and oUt OUII ¬
I
er circles King Itl Edward had heaped heapedhonors heanotihonors heapoclhonora
honors upon him and the foreign ror n aswell as aswell aswell
well as the American Amer a press devoted devotedmuch devotedmuch
much space to describing his bl rocoptlon receptionThe rocoptlonThe rocoptlonThe
The German Emperor did not not of coursepropose course coursepropoie COUfipropoo
propose to be outdone outdone by b his uncle of ofEngland ofEn
England En 1ancl and so planned to entertain too theAmerican thoAmerican tooAmerican
American humorist on a grand Cf1lm grant scale ca butMark but butMark bUllMark
Mark Twain remembering his h former oxperiettes OX experience OXperlenci ¬
perience would have none of it and andarranged andarranged iO iOarllLuled >
arranged his Itinerary Itln ltfner fy that lie could not notaccept notaccept notaccept
accept the royal soya invitations invitationsIllother InvUUo InvUUornther lnvitatlonBrother
Brother rnther Also n Visitor VinitorTen YhlltnrTen VisitorTen
Ten years oea after the visit of the Prince Prnoeof Princeof l lot
of Wales Wal to this country his h brother brotherPrlnca brotbarPrl
Prlnca Prl e Arthur the Duke of orConnaught orConnaughtAt Connaught Connaughtat
at present commander er of the Mediter AledltorraneaH Mediterranean 1 llor llorran ¬
ranean ran forces tots made mad a pilgrimage to toAmericli teJmertdt toAmends
Amends whither he came to take part parthi partin
In the Fenian raid in Canada which whichservice whichervice I IMn1ce
service s brought brou < bt him the war medal with withclasp withcp withclasp
clasp When in Washington the prince princewas princewas princewas
was the guest of the British Minister and amiLady audL8dy andLady
Lady Thornton ThorntonGen ThomtonOtn ThorntonGeo
Gen Grant WM President Hamilton HamiltonFish Hamntocsh
Fish sh Secretary of State and the visiting visitingprince visitingprince thC thCrlnc
prince rlnc was entertained every moment he hewas h hwu
was in town The most m t elaborate and andimportant andImportant andimportant
important affair was the ball given by bySir bySir bySir
Sir Edward Thornton in his honor at atthe atthe atthe
the English Legation which was wn at thattime that thattime tootlime
time Installed in what has h long been beenknown beenknown
known as the Meyers house on the cor corner cornel corner ¬
ner of Seventeenth and nd I streets which whichproperty whlcbproperty whichproperty
property has recently been acquired by bythe bythe bythe
the Army and Navy Club At this ball ballLady bellLudy l llAdy
Lady Thornton wore a blue moire an antique IU1tlque antique ¬
tique and looked look particularly handsome handsomewhile handsomhlle handsomewhile
while hlle her gus guest Prince Prince Prtn e Arthur rtur was wasdressed WRedreaect
dressed in the uniform of the th British BritishRifles BriUshRUSedark BritishRiriedark
RUSedark Rifles dark sack cwat cuat double breasted breastedbuttoned breutelbutt breastedbutteaed
butt buttoned e4 to the throat and well n trim trimmed trimmed trimmed ¬
med and fragged along Ioa the lapels tightdark tight tightdark tlptdark
dark colored pantaloon with a stripe stripestrapped atrlpetrapped stripestrapped
strapped over patent leather boots bootsateelaheKlbed a asteelsheathed
steelsheathed s dress r sword at t his bl side an anInfantry aftInfantry aninfantry
Infantry cap hi his band a little cartridge cartridgebox carll1q9box cartridgebox
box like a tourists tourist glass 11 strapped across acrosshis aerosahili acressis
his h is shoulder sho boulder lder and what hat shown and flashed flashedlike ftaahedUk
like Uk a streak of daylight through him himwas himwu
was a large la Jeweled star tar the Insignia Insigniaof
of the Garter This hitter perhaps thesymbol the thesymbol thesymbol
symbol of the highest nobility nObilltYln in Christ Christendom Chrl8tendom Christndom ¬
endom e was more observed than theclear the theclear thedar
clear skinned rosy face of the young youngman yoanch
man his h brown hair good teeth and andobedient ando andob
ob obedient o ens and Intelligent eye eyeIlls eyeHII eyeIsis
Ills clothes clung almost as closely d to tohim tohim tohim
him as his skin kin and while he was oneof one oneof oneof
of the lb most plainly dressed persons con conspicuous conspicuous ¬
spicuous s on the floor this fact alone alonemade alonema alonemade
made ma him somewhat eminent There Therewas Thenthat Therewas
was that beside which gave him beauty beautyand betyand beautyand
and character beyond the star that threw threwa tllre tllrea
a hundred sheets of light every ry way wayhe waybe 87 87be
be turned turMdtbe the fine distinction d1 tlnetlon of ruddy ruddyyouthfulitess ruddyJOUthCuh ruddyyouthfulness
youthfulness JOUthCuh made modest and interest interesting IntelHtIn Interesting ¬
ing ing by being placed pIa In n such bath prominence prominenceThus prominenceThUll prominenceThus
Thus the brilliant Gath describedhim described describedhim eIIcrlbodhim
him at the time In a newspaper WIll let tetter letter better ¬
ter yet yet when be started rled out to describe describehim dellCrtbehim describebum
him him the writer confessed ecl that he had hadan badan hadan
an itching to say something that would wouldmake wouldmake wouldmake
make you laugh about him but the thenoble thenoble t tnoble
noble and gentle gentle bearing beartn of the prince princedisarmed IIbIeedlllUlfted princedisarmed
disarmed criticism criticismImpruNKciIl criticismImllreMu criticismintprenedl
ImpruNKciIl ImllreMu dl with > lth the Viiiit ViiiitLike YhiitLUte VlaitLike
Like his elder brother Prince Arthur Arthurwas Arthurwas Arthurwas
was deeply deepl Impressed by his visit to toAmerica toAenca t tAmerica o
America Aenca and his hi experience here made madehim madewana1y ma mahem de
him warmly disposed toward American Americanalmost Americaarsalmeet mertea merteaaJmo
almost t as a warmly disposed d as the theWhen King KingWhen K KWhen
When the American fleet made Its I cele celebrated celebra1ecl c cbested ode ¬
bested trip around the world the Duke DukeConnaught of ofConnaught OfConnaUbt
Connaught then at his Malta residence residenceValletta rnkleDeeVallett residenceValletta
Valletta entertained the officers o of the thefleet thefteet
fleet and had every possible honor oho shown shownthem atiownthem
them The Duke of Connaught by b the theway theway t tway he
way Is the father of the fascinating and andpicturesque andplcture8q1H an anpicturesque d
picturesque Princess PrI Patricia who has hashad baabad
bad so many man royal offers and JId will have haveBOM haveiaone havepope
pope BOM of them t and Is Mill heartwhole and andfancy andtaDC7 an d
fancy and tree and not engaged although althoughshe aJtboushe sJ sJshe
she has passed her twentyfourth birth btrtbday birthday blrtbThe
day dayThe
The present rcAnt King of Great Britain Britainnever has hasnever hasneer
never visited the United States unless un unlesseg be being be beInlr ¬
ing l eg at Niagara Falls and running < into intoBuffalo IntoButralo In Incalled to
Buffalo for a few hours hoo can be called calledvisiting caUedvlelU call
visiting vlelU it much to the disappointment of ofthe Oftbe o othe
the many friends lie has jn this country countryand countrynd count countnd ry
+ and nd the tuft hunters hunt who 0 will endure endureany endUleany
any hardship ban bip or travel any ny distance distancerub to torub Wrub
rub elbows 81bo with a weafor Well r of the purple purpleIt purplehe
It was naturally concluded that when be became became he
came over for the Champlain celebration celebrationhe alebratbbe n
he would pass a few weeks in the United UnitedStates Untt UnttStat UnitedState
States Stat and elaborate arrangements were weremade weremade weremade e
made for hi his reception and entertain entertainment entertainment ¬
ment meat but an election was then in prey preyand progress IJIOKrea ¬
roes in this country and for that a aother and andother nd ndother
other reasons of state the idea of his hisvisiting h hviltllt l iii iiihere u
visiting < here was abandoned abandonedKing bandOlHf1Klnl
King George V Is however no stranger strangerto strangeto traqerto r
to Americans and his cordiality toward towardthose towardt towar towarthose d
those t th o se sedoes who have come in touch with hl him himdoes himdoetl m
does not bear out the popular idea the that thathe thathe t
he has a prejudice against Inat his cousins on onthis onthis
this side the water The King Jln and Queen Queenas Queenas
as Prince and Princess of Wales WaJ were werepresent werepreeent wet wetpresent e
present at Atlbe the opening of the Australian AustralianParliament AustralianParllalllfJllt AuatraltaParliament n
Parliament They took an active part In Inthe Inthe 1 n
the celebrations that preceded and fol followed followed teilowed ¬
lowed it and were e entertained on the theUnited tbeUnltod tb e
United States steamship Brooklyn which whichrepresent whlehrepre whit h
repre represented represent ntld d the United States Stat on that oc occasion 00culon occaaloa ¬
casion Wherever be ver they went the present presentruler pranlruler presn i
ruler of o England and his consort triad made madean madean e
an excellent Impression and the oftteers oftteersof o ticersoC a
of the Brooklyn which hleh was at the time timeunder timeunder tam tamunder e
under tho command of Rear Admiral AdmiralDickens AdmlnlDlckenl 1
Dickens were charmed by their manner mannerand manneranel mannerand
and bearing bearingMake If IfJIuhCH >
Make Good Impression ImprevslonSaid ImpreIlonSaId
Said one of the officers onk of Admiral Dick Dickens Dleken ¬
ens en staff lalr I have never met pleasantor pleasantoror r
or less pretentious people Tbey were wereboth wereboth wen a
both simple and nd cordial in manner and andevidently andevldeaUy an anevideaUy d
evidently appreciative of everything that thatwas thatwu tha thawas t
was done dolle for them The Austrian were weredelighted weredeligbted Wes e te
delighted with their future afore Kins KI Iln f and andthere andtbere an I
there was no talk of throwing throln off the theEnglish theEncllllh th e
English yoke and establishing a republic republicafter republiclter republfaster c
after lter the visit v of the royal pair There Therewas Therewas The Thewas re rendsst
was surely no evidence of o the moroseness morosenesssod moroeeoeaDd morose ndsst
sod taciturnity of which hlch tho prince princestewed Is Isaccused IsaccUHd
accused during his visit Islt to Australia Australiathe On Onthe Onthe n
the contrary he was suave courteous courteousurbane courteOus courteOusurbane
urbane and the Princess struck one as asbeing 8beln a abeing s
being beln very gentle and agreeable agreeableAs a r eable eableAa
As evidence of what his future course courseand cos cosand e eud
and future bearing bearI will be all the goselp goselpnow lOMtpnow gaat gaatnow p
now written concerning King Kin George is ishardly Iehardly 1 I
hardly worth the paper it is s printed on onfor onfor
onIs
for the position po tlon of f a Prince of o Wales WalMI6 WalMI6the 1tialesthe te tethe
the most dlfllcult and exacting one In the theworkl theworld
world and when the holder h balder lder of this title titlebecome titlebeeom tltd tltdbecome e
become King he b is all a1 I at once an on onttrely onUrely
lively different person as witness vUn tho thocase thoCAN th thcase o
case of the late King As U Prince of ofWales orale 0 t
Wales ale he was regarded as a very ery dull dullwitted dull1t1lMI
witted 1t1lMI person yet ot he became the wisest wisestand w Wand teat teatand
and most tactful ruler of his day and andwas aadWl an d
was one of the most popular monarchs monarchsthat monarcb8that
that ovor reigned Had Queen Victoria Victoriaabdicated Vlctodaabdicated Victor Victorabdicated a
abdicated in his favor at the time tlae Uc e when whennearly whnnearly wilenearly n
nearly all of tho responsibilities and andduties andduU an d
duties duU of the crown fell upon him he hewould bewould h C
would have left a more brilliant record recordeven rotor rocoroven rotoroven d
oven behind him himIf himIC
If tho present King is taciturn ta lturn and andmorose andmoroee an d
morose as la reported he had abundant abundantreason abundantroosonror abunda nt
reason roosonror for acquiring these qualities in his hiscruel hiscruel hi s
cruel separation separation from the woman ho ha hamarried had hadmarried hadmarried d
married and tho two children she bad ha d
borne him It seems ms hardly credible that thatsuch thatauehI thatsuchia
auehI such wicked thing could have been ac accomplished accompll nocomplished ¬
compll complished hed yqt there is Incontrovertible Incontrovertibleevidence IneontrovcrUbloovldence Incontrovertibleovldence
ovldence that King Goorgo was married marriedto
to the daughter dAught r of Admiral Adm ral Tryon that thathe tllthe thathe
he was happy In his marriage which had hadOften hadben hadbeen
Often blessed by tho birth of two children childrenand chUdronanl childrenand
and that he was separated from his dearones dear dearones dooronllB
ones ones on the death of his brother the theDuke theDuko theDuke
Duke of Clarence CJa nce that he might marrya marry marryroyal
a royal princess who would one day do be become be beeome become ¬
come Queen of Groat Britain BritainThat Br1talnThat BritainThat
That so wise and good a woman woman as asQueen IUSQuoon asueen
Queen Q ueen Victoria not only sanctioned but butordered butordered butordered
ordered this tll separation is a potent rea renrran reason Wson ¬
son fat the abolishment of th this Action Actionregarding ftetlonr fictionegarding
regarding r sanllnlr royalty the idea of the divinerights divine divinerights dtvlneri
rights ri hta of kings The daughter cl uhter of Admiral AdmiralTryon AdmiralT AdmiralTryon
Tryon T n would probably have made mat as ac acceptable accoptable acceptable ¬
ceptable a queen as the daughter of the theDuk thoDuk theDuke
Duk Duke of Teck oven though the founders foundersof
of tho formors family were not as suc successful sue successful sueCNiCUI ¬
cessful robbers and freebooters as thoseof those thoseof thoeeor
of the latter for after all the royal lines linesof Un UnoC linesof
of Europe are traced directly back to theiggest the thebiggest thebllceat
biggest b robbers robbersHiippr robborsIIUIII robbersllnppy
Hiippr IIUIII Home Life IAfcIn LifeIn IlrcIn
In spite however of the tragic cir circumstances cllcutuc ctrcamtances ¬
cumstances that attended their marriage marriagethe mar marthe marriagethe
the separation parat10n of George from his h wife witssad wifeand wilealld
and the death of his brother who ho was washis WIlSh washis
his h consorts fiance the Prince and Prin Princess Prine PrineKS ¬
cess e of Wale Vala have been happier in theirhome their theirhome theIrhome
home life Itt thmi are most royal ro couples couplesand couP couPaud couplesnd
and a nd the devotion of the Princess to her herhusband herbuabAnd herhusband
husband and the conscientiousness with withwhich withwblclt
which w hich she performs her public lHI llo duties dati jus justifies ju jnstlfies ¬
tifies the confidence Queen Qu Victoria had hadin badIn hadht
in her favorite niece n and the love and andtenderness andtenderness
tenderness tndern she he felt for her herWe berW barWe
We W all all know the story of the four fourGeorges tourGeor5 foureorges
Georges Geor5 G eorges from the first George Goo o Louis who wholeft WholeU
left his beloved oeeI Hanover and his poor poorQueen poorQueen poorQueen
Queen shut up u + there in the Fortr FortrAhlen Fortress or orAhlen etAhlen
Ahlen because of her love for the dashng dash dashIns daahIng
Ins ng Philip of Konlgamarck It and came camewith camewith cronewith
with his German mistresses and his Ger German Germn German ¬
man followers tollow to rule over the Tight TightLittle TlcbtLlWe Tightittle
Little L ittle Isle 11 to the First gentleman pentlemara nUennsari of ofEurope ofEUlOIM
Europe Fists Jum the Fourth FourtTt > curt we knowbrave know knowbrave knowbra
brave bra n and choleric Prince TitS who whogot whopt whotrot
got down from the horse that ran awayand away awayand 117aDd
and came near carrying him into the theenemys UJ UJenemy tqe
enemys Held at Dettingen and placing placinghimself placlngbAm placingimself
himself bAm h elC at the head of 0 his troops declared declaredthat deelaredthat declarethat d
dt
that so on foot foot he h knew he would not notrun notrun no norun t
run away we recall his pluck and braT bravery braTery bratcry ¬
ery then th and we cannot forget his fond fondness tOAdn fondess ¬
ness n ess for Hanover and sauerkraut uerkraut we weremember weremember w wemember e
remember r the Farmer Far r King K errs Farmer FarmerGeorge hrmerGeorIe FarmerGeorge
George as his h English subjects called calledhim calloohim call callhint ed
him sleepy witty Illy gcodnatnred Farmer FarmerGeorge FarmerOHrp Farmercleerge
George We know this George a and his hisamiable bIaamiable ltd s samiable
amiable Queen better than the two twoGeorges twoGeo tw tweorges o
Georges Geo G eorges that went before him him and the theone theone
one that came after because of Fanny FannyBurners FannyBurneys
Burners pleasant chatter and we know knowhim knowhim
him too because 1Mea we w came into our ourIndependence ourInde ou oundependence r
Independence Inde i dence during his reign and andhave no nohave 80have
have cause to remember him and aMremember andremember wa waremember
remember Fum the Fourth because becausewe beta betawe u
we fought again under him or at least leastduring JeutdurlA least leastduring
durlA during his regency this time tI the war far ot otISIS o o1x12 t
ISIS 1111 but the story tory of the ftfth George Geor Georyet Georgeyet la k kyet >
yet to be written writtenOnly writtenOnly writtenOnly
Only the first few lines of the first firstchapter ftralebapter fi fichapter i
chapter of his reign are as yet set down downso cIowaau downo
so o we cannot turn to the end of the book bookand bookIUHI boonand
and see how ho It conies out out hot may y God Godgive Godhim Godgive
give him light and nd bless b his reign rn that thatmay K Kmay
may come out well wellA wellA
A FRIEND OF KINGSSir KINGS KINGSSir KINGSSir
Sir I5rn Ilrnatit rnoIt < vit Cnnncll Once n Poor DOT DOTJVow no noow
t
JVow l ow ut HiitcrtRiiiN Royalty RoyaltySir IlonIt IlonItSir RoynltySir
Sir Ernest CasselU once one of King KingEdwards KineEd Kl
Edwards Ed ard hoots at Biarritz has had badcueer a acareer
career full of romance lOaeo the romance e of ofthe otthe o t
the selfmade HIima e man It seems 8M Mk like liketalry a afstry a
airy tale that the tb unknown lad of o the theWs theW
Ws W should have been the frIendcounselor friend trtendcouuelor and andcounselor
counselor of the King ot England and sadGerman the theGerman tileGerman
German Emperor EmperorIt
It to rumored MU ored that he Is one of the ai six sixmen axmen C
men who move In the mysterious back background batSPOUnd ¬
ground of the government of o England Englandsays Englandsdys d
says the Gentlewoman He has been th thbcpildit the thebuiMfr s
buiMfr tr of his own fortune Money was wasgrown WUPVWR
grown under his hands and 4 banks an anrailways Ad aadrailways AdraJ1wa78 d
railways have ha made his vast riches richesOne rlcbeaOne richesOne
One of the most dramatic momenta m mhto In Inhis
his career was a a Boer war incident The TheBritish a
I British government stood In need of 0 0I ofbig a abig
I big sum um at abort notice It was w ob obtained ob obtaiMd o b ¬
tained by Sir Ernest In three Uar hours hoursLuck boursLuck hoursLuck oars
Luck seems not to attend ttend him on the theturf theturC t he
turf although he once won the Two TwoThousand TwoThond TThousand wo
Thousand ThousandMuch ThondMueb
Much has been written on Brook House Househta HCMI8eI Housebb
I hta Park Lane residence but there therebeen has hasbeen hasbeen
been scant mention of the Turkish baths bathswhich bathswhich ba tb
which occupy part of the ground UDd floor floornor ftoornor floornor
nor of the marvelous range of kitchens kitchensThere kltcbenaThere
There are six of these with th marble floors floorsand ftoonand ftoo ftooand rt
and walls wU and they include pa pastry pastrykitchens NlUI tt ttkitchens y
I kitchens grilling roasting < and nd boiling boilingkitchens bolls bollsketches
i kitchens a vegetable kitchen and a room roomfor roomfor
for fruit and flowers flowersTHE owers owersTHE
THE CHHDHEAHT OIDIJ > HEART SPELL SPELLWritten SPELLWrit >
Written Writ for Tat Wasbfawtoa w IIcakL IIcakLI
I hear its music note for note noteAcross noteCIOM
Across CIOM the gardens n f fragrance ragranco float floatAlong oatI floatAlong
I Along A1oD it comes co like a fairy bell bellAnd bell bellAD4
And brings to me the childheart spoil spoilIn IponIn poll
In cadence ca en e sweet eet it comes u though thoughIt t tIt
It wore wer the winds wind voice Ice soft and low lowThen o1Tben
Then like the song < of a little brook brookWhere brookWbctCO
Where flowers drink from a tangled t nook nookIn nookIn
In the lutelike notes the morning sings singsAnd singsAnd
And tho opening opentft up of little wings wingsIn wt wtIn
In the wind that sweeps stress acr tho lb plain plainAnd nice n
And the soft sigh h of the dropping droppl rain rainThe rMnThe
I
The childheart spell that comas with withspring withIprln ref refspring
spring springAnd Iprln IprlnAntI springAnd
And starts tarta tho soul to remembering remomboringOH
OH its youth oulh in the heart youth O th in n the thebreeao thenreeAO th e
breeao breeaoGod nreeAOGocl
God minds nda it to us u as Ho sends It to keeL keeLIh tr trTho trees treesTht
Tho Ih chWhoart spell Wo cant tell why whyNow whyNow
Now hope ope now cheer in lifes bright sky skyW skyWet ky kyt
W Wet t want snt to laugh and play and sing singAnil singAn1
And say God blow you to everything everythingThe everthlngThe everythingThe
The childheart chndh a t spell in the busy bu y street streetAiyJ stret1Ji
AiyJ 1Ji in Gods meadows green reen and nd sweet sweetIts seet1t
Its 1t music ready r08d for the listening ear earFor earFor
For all 1I who caro to pause pau and n4 hear hearTho hearTho
Tho childhood spoil s 1I brings brl perfect trust trustNo trustNo trustNo
No rorrow but what It can adjust adjustSomething adjustS9mttltSng adjustSomething
Something richer far than good goklTho goodTho old oldTho
Tho childheart spell the mind doth hold holdTho holdThe
The childheart spell our souls unseal unsealAnd unleaJAnd +
And tho truest sense of tore reveal revealIt revealIt revealit
It bids stfaet atl Get Faith unfold u old her wIngs wlngaAnd wIngsAnd
And Pcaco to glorify our am dreams dreamsTho dreamsTho
Tho childheart spell a gladsome song sonsTho
Tho courage to live and bo bravo and andstrong anI anIstrong andstrong
strong strongIts strongIts strongIts
Its human love and Gods sweet grace graceflho rare0000ho
flho shadows kissed from rom every ever faceThe face faceTho >
I
Tho childhonrt spoil breaks sorrows sorrowschain 8orrowschain
chain chainUnclasps chainUnclasps
Unclasps the tn soul to tojoy Joy jo again againIts agatnIts againIts
Its the sllvor sound of a Httlo bell bellBe MIlBe
Be glad it ring I ne all will 111 bo well wellSad weiJSad well
Sad street lives soulF that moan moan moanWho moanWho
Who struggle and tight and an stand alono alonoTho alonoTho aloneThe
Tho chlldhoart spell hold it fast fastIts
Its hope and love to the very last lastAILIE lastAI lastALLIE I
AILIE AI LIE SHARPE BALCH
Dilly 8 1910 I
QUEBEC IN FAVOR FAYQROF FAVOROF FAVOROF
OF TRADING STRIP STRIPMother STRIPMother
Mother Citj10f City of Canada C uada Wants Wants11aSk WaulsAlaska VautsAlaslb
Alaska 11aSk Panhandle PanhandleWHIING PanhandleW77TNG Pitll11a1111e Pitll11a1111eWILING
WILING TO MAKE EXCHANGE EXCHANGEHoard EXOHANGEDonr
Donr Hoard of Trade Thinks Tlmn Writer rltcr and andThe nndThe
The Washington Hernia for Article Ar Article Artlclc ¬
ticle of February IlcIJrunr O ilh IHMory lIl1ctor istory of o the1nnhnndlc the the1niihniullc thelnuhnuelle
1niihniullc Bonmlnry JcHuunrYnHt Vimt lo 1ossl 1osslbliltleu OIld OIldhUltlcs iil iilbilltlcs
billtlcs of of 0 Country Behind It ItThe ItTho
Tho Washington Herald prtaiMl an artlci ar article r rtiel ¬
ticle tiel from the pea ciC Dr Rotowt y ttn a on onFebruary onFeIMnry onFebrnitry
February C under UAd th tile title Alaska Pan Panhandle PDhaool Panboodlea ¬
handle boodlea a Flagrant Fraat Geographic GMCr phk Absurd Absurdity AMuldIty ¬
ity The Panhandle 1 Is the strip inter intervening lattervenin interening ¬
vening venin v between northern British Colum Columbia CoIumbk Columiota ¬
iota and Ad the Pacific In th the Interest Interestof InLenitor Interestof
of international good feeling feeU the waterurged writer writerurged writerursod
urged that the district in question which whichhas whichas blcb blcbhu
has h as long lon been a source of irritation be between be between Isettvoen ¬
I
tween this country and Canada be ex exchanged exclanled ¬
changed for an a equivalent strip rip of terri lassiebury territory terTltory ¬
I
tory along the eastern boundary of the theAlaskan thelaakan theAlaskan
Alaskan mainland The suggestion has hasborne h hborne hasborne
borne fruit in the form of a letter from fromth fromthe fromhe
th the t he Quebec board of trade to Dr Stein Steindated Stetadated Steindated
dated April St which reads reads read in part parttallows as asfollows atfollows
follows followsWe tallowsWe followsWe
We have read with keen Interest Intereetthe Intereetthearticle thearticle the thearticle
article Alaska A Panhandle Panhand18j 1 I a Flagrant JllacrantGto FlagrantGeographic
Geographic Gto Absurdity which appeared appearedIn
In Tha Washington Herald and we feel feelconvinced teecon1Dced feelonvinced
convinced c that we w express expr the sentiments sentimentsof tJment tJmentof
of many man Canadian people > in thankingyou thanking thankingyou thanklncYOu
you for the eminent service which youhave you youhave youhave
have rendered reu erM to our country in publish publishing publh1n publishag ¬
ing 1n t ag that article tide We feel confident that thatthe tbatthe thatthe
the solution Iutlon proposed by you weald be besatisfactory beatJaCactory
satisfactory to our people peopleTwo peopleTwo peoplea peopleTwo
a
Two condition are e suggested eettd as likely likelyto ltke17to likelyto
to fadHtaU the exchange exebup8dt
1 That beer tndt stall contlnw aae + tlces far a asartrr retrh retrhrare c 9t 9tPmhanoV eCn
rare n Uetwveea bet the PmhanoV sad year Peettc PeettcTbat r rCIIIMt
CIIIMt
2 t That CtaJMla sees iw to MM a ran nil ay rest restGreed M ta taGtaad the
Greed Trank nonmtwaitf into the list T TwttIUD isatjr isatjrwnbia
within a tTMOMbte tine Ma t with a eraack bra nd Ba fir firen to tatmr tota
envy en vy hmwHaiJt point is taWe ta the TaoanHHa TaoanHHaWe 1i
vyWe
We are re not authorised to speak for fortht toru forCanadian
i
i the theno Canadian government but we have haveno haftno
i no hesitation m b saying rI that that for our own ownpart ownpart
part from rota a commercial point of view viewwe YIewwe viewwe
we should welcome the second of these theseconditions theseconditioaa
conditions eoo ttloaa The The suggested n ted railway wfll wfllnot wDlnot
I not really be needed for many years rearscome to tocome
come eome but to n order to gala control of t the thecoast thecout he
coast we should be glad ad to see that rail railway raJIway railway ¬
way built forthwith That would in increase iacreaM ¬
crease the value of real estate in the thePanhandle tbePanbandh
Panhandle four fold fokl perhaps ten fold foldwithin fold1tbln foldwithin
within ten years and lead to an Immense Immenseexpansion bnmenJIfJxPIUIIIkNa lm Immenseexpaession
expansion of Its trade with the United UnitedStates UnitedStates lead
States StatesThe Stat
I The United States would then thenbare merely merelyhave y ybay
I have bay to build a railway raDwa through Copper CopperRiver CoppeorRIr Co CoRiver pper
River Valley to the Yukon and nd the boundory boun boundary bounClaI7 ¬
dory jn n order to have allrail connection connectionwith eonnectlonWIth connectionwith
with the most mo t Important part of your yourvaluable yourvaluable
valuable northern territorysou territory territoryYou
You are aware ware of o course that the theboundary theboundary
boundary characterised by you nu as a aInapblc agraphic goo geographic ¬
graphic absurdity b urdlty was not absurd when whenfirst whenftrat whe n I
first laid down but that the absurdity absurdityconsists aMurcJ1t aMurcJ1tcoui8te
consists hi maintaining n alntatnlnlt It after tt the rea reasons rearor ¬
sons for K have haveloitlf long passed away awaythat way When Whenthat nthat
that boundary was agreed to betweesrtbe betweesrtbeBritish betweeertbeBritish betxeeutBrifilh
British and aD Rrasian governments In fnIt IIS IISIt 115It
It was simply sirii PI r intended dea to define the thespheres theapfterea
spheres of operation of two fur compa companies compan can canales ¬
ales n The Russian company dealt only onlywith onlwltb onlywith
with the natives Uvea along the coast of the thepresent tbepreaeat
present Panhandle and hs relations relationswere nlallonawere
I were with Siberia the Hudson II Bay Com Company Compaay ¬
I pang dealt with the natives of the In Interior IBer1Or ¬
terior tet hor and Its relations were with wit Eu Europe Europe ¬
rope through Hudson Gn BarThus Bay BayThus Sa SaThus
Thus the diplomats of that day in lay laybig layInI
big down that boundary acted with per perfect perfeet perfeet ¬
I
feet good judgment Had some one point pointed polntM ¬
ed out to them that they the were creating creatln a acondition acondition
condition which might be embarrassing emberraJIsln emberraJIslnto
to future generations neratJons they might m < ht very veryproperty veryproperl
property properl have replied IfOpI ed Our business is I to tosolve to8Ohe
solve the problem which confronts us usnow usnow usnow
now It the result of our work proves provesembarrassing proveembarln provesembarrassing
embarrassing embarln to future generation we wecan wecan
can only hope ho that they t y will have sense senseenough 3MnMenou
enough enou < h to correct c It and not to treat treatpiece a apiece aplace
piece of paper as an a unalterable law 1a w of ofnature ornature ofnative
nature It tt 1 fer tt their tlkirsuccedisor succensore to toshow tolhow
show the the yani samlt good judgment in dealing dealingwith dealingwith
with the problem as it t MOW existsAt exists existsAt exilltaAt
At a moderate estimate the t country countrywhich
which depends on the Panhandle for ILI lt itsoutlets i ioutlets
outlets to the sea is about 450000 450d 0 > square squaremites squremiles squaremiles
miles In extent xte t five times as large Ir e as aaGreat asGreat asGreat
Great Britain Brttalrf Its climate is practically practicallythe
the same as that of Europe In the same samelatitude samelatltu samelatitude
latitude e If you study the isothermal isothermalline IlIOthermal1IDee isothermallines
line lines In their course around the globe Iobf aswell as aswell aswell
well as the lines II marking tue limits ofvarious of ofvarious orTal1
various Tal1 ua plants you will find that In our ourfavored ourIaYOlM ourlayered
favored western provinces pr lntH these lines run runas runas runas
as far north as In Europe Now take takethe takttlte takethe
the map of Europe and see what lies liesnorth liesnorth liesnorth
north of latitude 54 degrees 40 minutes minutesYon minutesYou minutesYou
You see It Is a slice of r Ireland all n Scot Scotland ScotIaDd Scotland ¬
land a slice Ike of England all Denmark DenmarkXorway DenmarkXory DenmarkNorway
Norway and Sweden a slice of Germany Germanyall
all Finland and the best part of Rus UUIIeta Russia Ituostab ¬
eta Within that belt are found the fol following ¬
IIOwl lowing l < AlfB tles In with their populations populationsIrrTd populationsI populationsIredLondonderry
IrrTd IN IredLondonderry dLon Londonderry nderry 40009 ScotlandGlanow Scotland ScotlandGlaseow ScotlandGlaKow
Glaseow MOMO Edinburgh Edlnbur h 351000 351000Dundee 351000Dun 351000DnnAee
Dundee Dun ee 1O4X IG > Aberdeen A 17SWO Eng England En EnlandN EnglandNewcastle ¬
landN landNewcastle land Newcastle catlf 277090 000 Denmark DenmarkCopen DenmarkCopenhallen DenmarkCopenhagen Copen Copenhagen ¬
hagen 514000 NorwayChrlstianla NorwayChrIaUanlB 228 9
i 00 Bergen B 72060 Sweden SwedenStoccholm SwedenStoccholmm7 > nStocJ Stockholm < holm holm1Ii800
1Ii800 m7 7 lo Goteborg IfflOO 61St + Malmo 80000 80000Germany 80000armany 90000Germany
Germany Konlgsberg 224000 Russia RussiaSt RuulaSt RussiaSt
St St Petersburg Peterbur 167SOOO Moscow 35t090 000
Riga M20H Kazan 144 144t 144001 1 < sM Finland FinlandHetetagfort FjalalM FjalalM1Iel FlnlaadHelehagfore
Hetetagfort 1Iel 117100 117100To 117 117To 117100To
To get an n area of u i 4OOI9 square miles milesin mU mUIn milesin
in that belt ysu have to sum up u tits fd fdtowlns tolIowlnc folbwing
towlns Iowlnc countries countriesDearaaik COU trles
trlesSQ
SQ arks PopoUUoo PopoUUoowiw
S
8eodaacI aRglf wiw 4ITI939 4ITI939mat
Dearaaik mat 1111array 1874691 1874691JM0C 2 > r4
Nonr array YY1NIN JM0C 11 WB008 WB008mm z zof
awredw of mm v AO I430S I430SlTtt IGI irUOaY irUOaYees
s S ees task n ssseMtssa 1rAt 18 184Ui eOgJDa eOgJDaTwentyAve lTtt lTttTwentyfive
4Ui u >
Twentyfive udlUan m Mien n people at a mod mederate moderate moderate ¬
erate estimate e tlmate will eventually entuaUy live behead be behind Jte JtehllMl
hind the Panhandle Paalt 41le and have no outlet outletU enterto tlet tletto
U to > the sea except through its ports portsBut portaBut portsCa
Ca CaBut
But that is not alL For the trade trad withsia with withAsia withas
Asia A sia as you rightly point out out the south southern lIOathorn southra ¬
ern e ra ports of the Panhandle are the nat natural natUral ¬
ural u rn gateways of a much wider territory
Including lncluctin Alberta Saskatchewan and amiManitoba anelManitoba andManitoba
Manitoba which with the country be behind be behind behead ¬
hind the Panhandle make a total of ofsome otBOme ofsome
some 1250000 square miles or equal to toonethird toODtblrd toonethird
onethird of Europe Now look again In at atthe atthe athe
the t he map of Europe and see what coun countries countries coneries ¬
tries t correspond to these North N orlb of the theHth tbeb theh
Hth b parallel lie the British isles North Northern Northern Northern ¬
ern France almost to the suburbs subur of ofParis oCParIa etParts
Paris ParIa Belgium Holland Denmark
near nearly nearly neary ¬
ly b y all 1 Germany the richest part of Bo Bohemia Bohemia Bohemia ¬
hemia and Gallcla all Norway and andSweden andSWeden andSweden
Sweden all Finland and nearly all Rus Russia RusIa Ruesla ¬
sia Ia Sum up enough of these countries countriesto COUAt COUAtto
to make an area of 12S0QCO square miles milesand JIll JIlland milesand
and you find that that area supports over110010e over overaM4MOfM overe
aM4MOfM e people peopleIn peopleIn peopleIn
In natural advantages the Canadian Canadianterritories CanadtaAterrltone Canadianerritories
territories t in question are not inferior to tothe tothe tothe
the European Buro n hinds in the same latitude latitudeThis latitudeThis
This means m that eventually entua11 entua11peopJ4t 2HMMOH 2HMMOHpeople 20061 4 4people
I people may look to the southern ports of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the lianhandle Ii + uritaaadle for their easiest t route of ofcommunication orcommunication ofcommunication
communication with Asia Consider this thisand thlnd thisand
and nd then say whether it would not be aninsult an aninsult anInault
insult to American A an and Canadian com tommon common commOIl ¬
mon sense nile to suppose that a boundaryntended boundary
Intended I as a temporary makeshift m uhlft ukeep to tokeep tokeep
keep a few hundred fur traders traM from get gettins lettlntr getting
ting tins Into each others otber way wa will forever foreverhamper tornrhamper foreverhamper
hamper the natural flow of commerce of ofa
I a body of people possibly larger than the theentire theent theentire
entire ent present population of North and ud80utb andSouth
j Sooth America Ijnagtae u as yon say 8871Ir earyour
your 3 ur New England Iand States Stat New ftf York YorkNew YorkNew YorkNew
New Jersey 1ert PY and D4 one onerWr thlrd < of Pennsylva Pennsylvania PftUIQlvanla Peanylvanfa ¬
nia cut oft from the sea by a strip ofCanadian of ofCanadian oCCanadian
Canadian territory OS miles long Ion vary va vaI ¬
ing I in width from S ta 40 miles with an anaverage Aof anaverage
average of S 6 miles and extending from fromEastern hIDEutern fromEastern
Eastern Maine to Phftad Philadelphia PldIadlplUaYou PhiladelphiaYou lphfa lphfaTon
You are right then In saying 71nlthat that the thepermanent tilepermanent thepermanent
permanent maintenance of this geograph geographic ¬
ic absurdity may become an Impossibil Impossibility ImpoaalbllIty ¬
ity Its disappearance being thus a foregone fore foregone torecone ¬
gone conclusion you are re right bt again hi hisaying IbriD htsaying
saying riD < that the best time to abolish It to towhen IIInow isnow
now The proper UID time to make hay haywhen b bwhen
when the sun un able shines aad the proper timeto time timeto dmeto
to negotiate Is when cordiality Is at a amaximum amaximum amaximum
maximum Bach Is the case now between betweenthe betweenthe
the United States Stat and Canada Cana Their re relations ft ftlatloaa ¬
lations could not possibly be more cor cordial cordial ccrdial ¬
dial Wisdom therefore dictates dldat that the thenegotiations thenecotJatIou thenegotiations
negotiations be begun now for nobody nobodyknows DObo4 DObo4knows
knows how soon an untoward towanl accidentmay accident accidentmay eeklentlDay
may cause ca the epoch of cordiality to be besucceeded bes besucceeded
succeeded s by one on of iUfeettng iUfeettngAs IIIf IIIfAs
As yon rightly tl7 remark the only OAI rea reason rea110II reason ¬
son why the existing ex tI condition has hith hitherto hltherw ¬
onto 1 seen endurable Is because the coun coon coontry country
try war wa practically P8d1 ly uninhabited There Therehas Ttaerebaa Thereha
ha has been enough en h irritation already but it itwas Itwas Itwas
was over Inconveniences whose coming comingwas comInwu coslngwas
was merely foreseen t n Now they arehere are arehere arehere
here Back Ir of the Panhandle budle lie the theAttta theAt theAtilrt
I Attta At and Carder gold fieMa feed and with wtththe WItbthe
the building 1MIt141n < of the Grand Trunk Rail Railway RaIlway ¬
way now rapidly advancin advancing from both bothends bodItbcnlanda bothends
ends thousands of prospectors lumberann lumber lumbermen Iwnbermea ¬
men mea and ad farmers win peon Ibto that thatIt UatCOUIItry
country COUIItryIt
It would have ba been awkward for forCanada torCaaada forCanada
Canada to take the first step ta this W mat matter matt matter ¬
ter t for such a step rep would necessarily necessarilyhave necessarilyhave y ybave
have assumed the guise IM of a complaint complaintand complaintane complaintand
and complaints are always alw disagreeable disagreeableMETROPOLITAN cUaacreeableMETROPOLITAN disagreeableMETROPOLITAN
METROPOLITAN TOWER
both bOth ta t4 the recipient and especially to tothe tothe
the complainant Nobody likes Ilk to ask askfavors askfavors
favors We Weare are all the th more delighted I hted to tofind toftnd tofind
find that the first step was taken on the theother theother theother
other aide of the boundary by those who whohave whohavo whoibavo
have It in their power to grant the favor favorWe raorWe favorWe
We deem it especially fortunate that the themovement tb6monment themovement
movement was started by so influential a apaper apaper apaper
paper as The Washington Herald d occu occupying oceupytng occupying ¬
pying a position poeItiol of special advantage at atthe atthe atthe
the National Capital and that this emi eminently emfnonUy endneatly ¬
neatly practical proposition was w brought broughtforward brou8bttorward broughtforward
forward at the most opportune moment momentneither JDOIIMAtuelther momentneither
neither too soon nor too late Permit Permitto us usto
to express ex once more our high bJcbapprecla bJcbappreclatlon apprecia appbaciatbn appreciation ¬
tion of o the spirit of equity and fairness fairnesswhich fak fakwblc1l fairnesswhich
which led you ou to publish this proposition propositionand propositionand
and of 0 the timely forethought with which whichyou whichyou whichyou
you thus strive trive to eliminate Dt the causes ca of ofirritation orirritation ofrritation
irritation I before their mischievous ml effects effectsare e1tectare effectsare
are felt You refer to Britain BrIta as Ameri Americas JlMrIcas Amenlc ¬
cas c as tacit ally Tha proposed pr measure measurewould measurewould measurewould
would make the tacit alliance firmer than thanever tbaftever thansuer
ever and thus constitute one of the most mostimportant DIOIItImportaAt mostimportant
important steps t In that movement mov t towardunion toward towardunion tOWlllilunion
union among civilised nations tioDa which e is isone IsODe Isone
one of the noblest aspirations of the pres preeent present pr prent ¬
ent time timeThanking timeThanking
time70U
Thanking you for or baring bavins given yen the theQuebec theQuebec theQuebec
Quebec board of trade tradwblcb which recently recentlycelebrated recatlycelebrated recentlycelebrated
celebrated its centennial and Is there therefore thereton therefore ¬
fore the oldest organisation of its kind kindIn 1dDdIn kindin
In Canada It not in America AJDertcatbe the first firstopportunity Jtratopportunity firstopportunity
opportunity of o expressing eXPlea ln an opinion opinionupon oplnloaIPOft opinionupon
upon this important question I have uwtIM uwtIMhonor the thehonor th thboater
honor to be your most obedient servant servantO
g O JL VAXDHY VAXDHYPnsidaat yAjwitYPr LfDltYQMtee
Pnsidaat Pr kle t QtMt QMtee Baud et Tfeafe TfeafeR dLHR SbateR
HR R F D DThree DThrec BThree
Three Billion Letters a n Year SowIleur Sow XovrHcur SowIJcar
Hcur Those Initial InitialThe Inltln1MThe InitialsThe
The rural free t delivery service of theUnited the theUnited UteUlilt
United Ulilt d States means the distribution ofnearly of ofnearly ornearly
nearly 10000600M 1080080 letters and parcels parcelsannually parceIaannally parcelsannualy
annually along alon the highways aad byways bywaysof byw bywot
of every efT State and Territory from Maine Maineto XaJDetoAluka hlatheto
to toAluka Alaska A force of 41C30 MO carriers daily dailygo daIlYp dailygo
go over the routes assigned to them themBringing tbemBriAItn them themBringing
Bringing the matt to the farmer now nowcosts AOWeot nowcoats
costs the nation KOO toO 0 l a year in insalaries mlane insalaries
salaries lane for the carriers carters expense of ex oxamining examining fXandaln ¬
amining andaln new routes mantalnlng mantal poet pootwaces JOfItotISeee poetolilees
waces payments of Inspectors special epedaJctI specialgents
ctI agents gents clerks and chiefs ot bureausTo bureaus bureausTo b bTo
To secure information to make changes changesi eha ehaIn
In routes and carriers where he deemed deeIne4necr deemedaecss deemednecessary
necessary aecss my to establish Mta l new routes and andto aDdto andto
to record and tabulate statistics and anddata andclta an andata d
data for or the Postmaster General asan as well wellas wenfor
as for the public a force of only lie 11 per persons per80U persots ¬
sons Is required in Washington ncton in Spite Spiteof PI PIoC optof
of the great amount of otttce work wortcorrespondence and andcorrespondence andI
COIl correspondence that must be finished finisheddally IDIIIbe4cJa finisheddaily
I
cJa dailyOver dally dallyOver
cJaover
Over a million letters ax ad received ftCI and andanswered andauweNd an ananswered d
answered by the department 1f t offree of rural ruralfree ruraltree
free delivery In a year Many Man ofre of those thosereceived tboMrece1ncl
received re ceived are merely iddrened addressed to todepartment the thedepartment Utedepartment
department Tor T save time of olall4 e oflentng oflentngand of eea eeaand
and reading missives not properly di directed 41reet dfreetod ¬
rected reet l is a apart part of the work of the mall maillag malli malllag
i lag In section It Includes a private postoffice post postofflce pcNItoaIce
office through which every letter received receivedor receivedor
or seat relative to rural deUVtry elWwyI dlhoerypam must mustpass
pass passEvery pamLeveny
I
i Every one of the half mutton andletters and more moreletters morei
i letters ed sent t from this department des isrttnent ts tscopied IIIcopIecIfor h hcopied
copied copIecIfor for record by a mechanicalwhich mechanical system systemwhich nemwbleb
which saves ea the labor of a hundred copylug copy copyins
i ins lug clerks even when whertt1ae the handpress hand copying copyingpress
i press or the carbon method has hisemployed seen seenemployed
I employed A force tore df only seventeen seventeenclerks eennteeI seventeenclerks
I clerks is needed In Inthla this section says 78 the theBookkeeper thebookkeeper
i Bookkeeper yet et In addition to handling handlingand han4JInaI han4JInalid handl handland
and copying mall they the keep a daily dailyrecord 4117I dailyrecord
I
I record of all the outlay oatlaytor for postage ex expenses expen exponies ¬
ponies pen of oCUM the department and sort sortexamine aDd aadexamine aDdumlne
examine the hundreds of letters daily dailyreceived c1aJI c1aJIreeffted denyreceived
received which wbl b mast be returned to the thepoatofltaea thepOIItomce th thpostodious e
poatofltaea where they should r1d lava lavadirected been beeai
i directedWhat directed directedWhat directedWIaat
What the service doe does ta mapplications receiving receivingapplications neelvtasa11eattou v
applications for new routes petitions petitionsfor peUtIoutor pets petitionsfor
for carriers decisions of the departmenthe department departmentthe t
the payments and receipts Is told by bypost the thepost theJM
post office newspaper Published every everydsy eeIYday ever everday
day by the accounting section it Is Isrecord a arecord I Ipasta
record of what every one in this thiscounting postal postalcounting potaIcountlne
counting house houe1neI1Idbac including the Assistant AssistantPostmaster AulatantPo AsaltauPostmaster
Postmaster Po General himself Is doing doingEvery d dEvery 0 0Every
Every Important item of statistics atad8t1c8tabulated ta tatabulated I Itabulated
tabulated In typeThe type typeThe typeThe
The esprit de corps of ottbe the rural ruraldelivery free freedelivery 11Mdeliver ire
delivery is west est shown by the last annual annualreport ann annreport teal aaIreport
report During DurbI the year It states atat that out outof outof o oof ut
of the 41009 In the service the tltetotal totalmissals total dis dismissals c11amlauls ¬
missals for cause e were only 15 Hi less lessthe than thanthe tIumthe
the total tota number of deaths deathsThe clreatuThe deathsThe
The reasons for the dismissals were wereprincipally WC8principally wereprincipally
principally incompetence and D4taUure failure t tobey to toobey toy o
obey y Instructions No dIsmissals what whatever wllatevr whatever fast ¬
ever for stealing from tromthe the malls ordishonesty or other otherdishonesty otherdishonesty
dishonesty were w on the records rcIs Con Considering CODslderJnll Coneidering ¬
sidering the different kinds of men menquired re required re required ¬
quired this to Indeed remarkable testi testimony telldmony testimony ¬
mony to their faithfulness andwell and speaks speakswell apeabwell
well for the organization organisationTHE orpniatlooTHE organizationTHE
THE BEER REGISTER REGISTERaiiui REGISTER REGISTERJlnn
flan AVJie Scratched Ills lll Urlwlclne UrlwlclneDnyi IJrlnllnnnJI Irlnkln IrlnklnBni g
Bni Dnyi on I the he S ciders Scldcl Tap TopYam TepFrom Tapl1IIII
From UM X Xw ae v + r Ywfc YwfcHe Iaa IaaHe amt amtHe
He drew the seidel of beer toward himbut him himbut him himbut
but stopped to look at the pewter pewterbefore cover coverbefore conrbefore
before tipping it backThe back backThe bAckThe
The metal was covered with scratches scratchesInitials scratch aeratcbInlttala scratchinitials
Initials dates and devices There w wGreek were wereGreek wereGreek
Greek letter JetterfratemJty fraternity Initials on it itnames Itnam it itnames
names nam of colleges and some other thbl thing thingsWhat thingWhat a athat
What that most attracted the mans atten attention attention attenthen ¬
tion was this A A B B C March ii 1 1ad Is Isaad 45 45and
ad then below It It Mar March + d hdh 11 uHere uHereapIn H Hagain Here Hereagain ors
again Under that fane JuneOnce June J tt ttOnce 1t 1tOn
Once On more There was still a fourth fourthdate foucthr toun tounI
date dateI
I wonder whore wher are DM jaiiesi seHNsused he heused 1MUMd
used on t tserver the other Qsr days said tile theserver Ob OblOrvet ob
server to bin hIItrIeDd hIItrIeDdA friendA friend friendA
A Bard OH Came CameFTO inc incFraa mc11t
Fraa FTO TitMte TitMteIve 11t 11trve > gUt gUtIve
Ive Just been having bavtsI JL t tuasiethe tuejlQ wth wththe ttlM
the dentist dentistAh denU8tAh dentist1h
Ah 1h Who came off be bestOherIt beetr beetrOh tr trOh
Oh OherIt er rlt It was wa a draw dr H
I AMERICAN CLOCKS CLOCKSDWARF CLOCKSDWARF CLOCKSDARF
DWARF BIG BEN BENHuge BENHuge BEllIli
Huge Ili n a Timepieces at New NewYork NewYork
York Largest is isCOMPARISON Know Known KnownCOMPAEISOff KnownCOMF n
COMPARISON COMF ARISON OF DIMENSIONS DIMENSIONSMetropolitan DIMENSIONSletropolUnn DIbIENSI0 1S 1SMetropolitan
Metropolitan and Colgate Clock Cloakslnke ClockMnke CJockliInke
Mnke Inke Time Fly FI on n Bigger IJJcr Scale ScaleThan SoaleTJmn ScaleThan
Than LonilonN Giant Guardian of ofthe oftbe ofthe
the Honine houseSome Some Facts and Fic Ficures Phurea P1 P1urea
urea About These Clocks ClookaNational CloulGspride ClocksNational
National pride in every BrUtsh art III hestitut1oa teadtu teadtuaceooatahle IaMituUoa
Uoa both large a and email IIIIJIOkb1r IIIIJIOkb1raccouatabh h rprotlabiyaccountable
accountable for the erroneous daJan in inthe inthe i ithe
the pictorial supplement of the current currentIssue t j jue iissue
Issue ue of the London Sphere to the effect effectthat deetthat effectthat
that the famous Big Ben clock in inWestminster laW riWetmfater
Westminster W tower tow to the than of time timepieces tiDlCpIeeea timepieces ¬
pieces According to the English publi publication lIUbUcatIoa publig ¬
ate fi fiI Big g Boa to the 1Iqe atrasat strik striking MrtkI ¬
I toe most powerful and moot accurate accuratepahoc aeaaratepaI accurateptb
ptb pahoc is clock m In the world the ant blow blowon blowet
on Big Ben at each hour denoting correct cor correct cornet ¬
rect time Perhaps Perba the Britons base basetheir baStheir basetheir
their boastful assertion doft on the qualifying qualifyingadjective quabiytagadjective g gadjective
adjective public and consequently ex exclude exdu enclade ¬
clude e from comparison com the Colgate and andMetropolitan andMetropoUtaa andetropoiitan
Metropolitan tower clocks here as being beingthe bf bets betsthe ln lnthe
the possessions JDn Ions of private concerns But Butbe Butbe Butbe
be that as tt may 11I the facts are thatBig that thatBis thatooD1
ooD1 Big Bis Ben to outclassed by both of the theabovenamed tb tbabovenamed tieabovenamed
abovenamed American rIYaIII rivals says the theNew lh theNew
New York Sun SunThe SaaThe J IThe
The famous tameJmepIece imeptece by which even evenpunctual eft1Jpunctual everypunctual
punctual Londoner xo sets his watch watda has hasfour hastour hastour
tour dials dial 3 h feet ta diameter the center cen centers ce ceten ¬
ten of which are MO feet above tr trground t r rQuM cground
ground The Tb numerals on the dials Ia are aretwo R aretwo re retwo
two feet lone oatg while the minute mtn t spaces spacesare spacesare e eare >
are one foot square The minute hands handsare han s sare
1 1are
are fourteen feet long and weigh ap approjdmately approJdmaiety approximately
proximately 99 pounds each they ar armade a r rmade
made of copper and travel a distance distanceequal dlatanreequalto dUian e
equal equalto 4p lot 1 miles each year The Th hour hourhands hcurhands hru hrubaa
hands are 8 feet in length sad ulth6 the pen pendulum penduJ pendullum
dulum duJ to I II feet long with a hob weigh weighing 1Ie1shI ¬
log I 401 pounds poundsAVpunil J01IDdaounc1
Wound ounc1 lay 1 hand UnJutThe IlHHdThe
The weights w u of the clock aggregate aggregatetwo 8 8two atwo
two and ebalC one half tons ton Two SBOU ar arrequired arrequired +
required to work five I hours three times iitmsa tim s sa
a week to wind the mechanism mecbanlalD1IP up otter otterclimbing aft aftclimbing aflcJlmbiac
climbing S74 steps to reach the co c < k kroom kroom kroom
room The bell bell popularly mown a aBig 8Dic a aBig
Big Ben on which the boon Ex Extolled a atolled atolled ¬
tolled weighs thirteen and onehalf ton tonand to toaDd toaand
and the hammer that rnifaniagly B1In de doss th thbidding t tbIddta
bidding of Father Time weighs 4 4pounds 4poUDcla 4pounds
pounds A quartet of quarter bells tots tot totnearly totrIy
nearly eight tons Twice dally as t ttongue ttongue J Jof
tongue of u Big Ben musically proclnirs proclnirsto proe pgrtda 7 7to T Tto
to the worlds worid metropolis metropolisthis
uI tmauel this thistt Jar Id Lstd lie lieLDd fay yysfi yysfiAnd
And by n power De lest 1MB did didht IIidL IIidLIt
tt to i telegraphed automatically to toGreenwich tl1GrftDwlcb h
Greenwich Observatory where It Its per performance per performance p ptOllDDCe ¬
formance to duly checked checkedBig checkedBig
00 Big Ben was so named aftrBeujamJD after Sir SirBenjamin F 1
Benjamin Hall Han first commissioner commissionerworks commlatonom rnmmissionerworks < < >
works om at t the time of o < Its erection e lon and aadcast W WtaSt wcast <
cast by bGeorwe George Mean under the dire diretlon dlrptloa direties
ties of Edward Beckett Denison Dent in inA inA 1 1A >
A crack was discovered In n the ben shnr shnrly shorIy
ly y after lteiDgpheed he beJ g placed 1l eed in A position whih whihcaused whlo whf h hcae
caused a shrill 1dIrU11GDe tone Bat the crack wu wufiled w3aJecI w1 w1filed
filed open open so o as s to prevent vibrate vibrateand ri1II tO1 t ttbe
and the tone t + ea as a result weave wea quit quitpom qultpan gullpans >
pan It ta heard to faeaIID calm weather mess cnerTht messlist Pf Pfthe
the greeter ter put of London The Tb four fourquarter tau fouquarte tauquarter
quarter bells were cast by Warner W i in inllfsrli bUhll
Sit
llfsrli Abeve the Street SlrccfUntil StrectUDtiI StreetGn11
Until the advent oi octJae he Colgate Com Companys C01puy Co Copaays ¬
panys puy clock in Jersey City and the ti Met MetropoUtan Mcropolfua Ie IeropoIkan
ropoUtan Life Insurance Company Companyclock COIIJpcdeek Comparclock
clock Big Ben reigned supreme a en T Tmasterpiece fL fLmuterptftce
masterpiece of colossal clocks The to tocIIaJa r +
dials of the Metropolitan clock are in inas t thip >
as high above the street being bel 3sS 3sSop ft ftup 1 >
op In the air They are built up of ofenforced i ienforced
enforced concrete faced with vttreo vttreoglue WItreoClue rtize rtizeglue <
glue and white mosaic tiles W Each Eachto b bJa d < I
to 98 feet C Inches in diameter ett exceed exceedBig e 8er j jBiK
Big Bens face b by three ree and oneha onehafeet h hfeet
feet The figures on the dial are 3 3twice j1 j1twice r s <
twice the height of those on the famn famnLondon tamnLoadoa famnLondon
London dock clock or four feet The mina nainumarks mnu mnumark >
marks being ten and onehalf 1ncLsquare inch Inchaquaft s ssquare
square are a trifle smaller 8D1I hot at th thhands thbaItda n
hands baItda built on iron frames and stoat stoatwith s th e l lwitb Iwith
with copper weigh 10M pounds far tehour the thehour t fI fIhour
hour Indicator I Ir stor and 780 pounds for V Vminute tv tvminute t tminute
minute hand The larger I hand mnsurer7 measures measuresn
n feet from end to end and 12 feet from fromthe tf
I the center cent r to the point The nwUrr nwUrrhand sto lJfT lJfThand lfrhand
hand measures 1 is feet 4 inches over 0 < alland al aland all alland
and S feet 4 inches from center so point pointThey pointThey pointThey
They revolve revolve ohe on roller roll bearings and aaJ Ilk Ilkthe Ilktbe illsthe
the numerals and minute mm marks are il illummated t tJuaabtted ilumtneted
lummated by incandescent ent t lamps nrdc utdcbeavy nrdcheavy d
heavy 7 plate lte wired glass glassBeing 3Ia8eBelq glassBeing
Being more modern than Bfg Benthe Ben Btnthe fnthe
the e driving drt lnc power of this tb b huge hug mecharlaw mechar mecharIs r rtorn
torn Is electricity sad ripne of the tr mn mdevices rv rvdevices + v vleft
devices left connected tnvwwltn Ln rrwtn wltfS require requiremanual r rlDlUluai rmanual
manual operation the entire eDti InstaBatic InstaBaticbeing I8ataDolt1automatJe hnseagaticbeing
being automatic automaticControl automatJeCon
Control Con trob JIany In any Others OthersThe OtJltorThe OGharsThe
The master clock clock which to located Jrthe Jr isthe r rthe
the directors room on the second floor floorof no Roo
of 0 the building controls about 109 rth rfht rfhtclocks r rclocks
clocks throughout the entire structure structurebesides tructuribesides ructut ructutDeIIdes
besides this It controls several soma somagramme prr prrgramme prrpamme
gramme instruments ln8 ta for sounding vari various vrrioas ri riacM ¬
oas schedules acM ules of bells in tile different t < eNftt do dopartments de dePItoI1JDeDta doptntments
partments This clock to a 1 hightrad hightradregulator bbrad 1 1ruw
regulator rnela or and adjusted to ran withl withlfive wlthlav wtthlAve >
five av seconds per month The chimes e com comprise comfour cornItebe ¬
prise four bells bella the largest weighing weighing79H +
79H 7 pounds In in n the key of B Bdat fiat th thsecond tht thtaeeoad thsecond
second Us pounds E flat ftat the third thirdP
3101 100 pounds F natural and the small smallest amallest smallset ¬
est est UW pounds key of G They arlocated ar arlocated arlocated
located on the > fortysixth floor moontr moontroa moantflOR i ion
oa uprights u and struck by clappers clappersworked clapPfrorked clappersworked
worked orked automatically from underneath underneathAt un4erDeatlAt
At every quarter hour through th thmedium t tmedium thinedlum <
medium of a transmitter electrical in inPMlses h hpJaea hrpulses
pulses are sent to the hammers on tr trfortysixth t tfortysixth
r
fortysixth floor and simultaneously t ttones r rtones I Itones
tones of the old historic Cambridg Cambridgchimes CambrtdgtChlmea Gtmbndgrchimes
chimes peal forth their theirtempus message JDeIIUCettmpus messagetempus <
tempus fugit Following the foam foamlast fourth fourthlast 1 1last <
last quarter the hours are sounded c othe cth cthe
the th 7000 000 pound beD with aa impact impactabout Impactannut impactabout
about 208 pounds poundsLook pouDdaI poundsLook
I Look ook Small In Compurl CompurlThe Compartse CompartseThe I II
I The Colgate clock which to the larprr larprrin la lain iargecto
in the world orId makes Big Ben seem seemcidedly iJ iJidfdly dcidedly <
cidedly < small by comparison COllI The dial dialf dia diar diaf
> f the Colgate dock to K feet In dlar dlarrtfr d181rtpr dla dlaeter
rtfr The minute hand measures m 21 f friver fnp fe ferarer <
river np all with IS feet S inches from t tr tI
I inter r ntor to the point The boor hand handis i
13 1 feet from the center cent to point and adI andfeet r rffrt
I feet Irt In n total length Ma tb The pendulum peadotumthe peehIvanthl pendulumthe <
the clock to S feet long while the th weightPum weights welghtfum
Pum up 1CO pounds Electric lights ltghtmark lightsmark
mark the minute divisions on the dial at
2 feet t et apart and the numerals measure measurer IMUUrefeet measurek
r k s feet high and 30 inches wide The con center n nttr ¬ t tter
ter of the dial to lower than that of Big BigBen BlgBen BigBen
Ben being only ISO 1 feet above the thoground theyground
I ground but owing owl to its peculiarly con conspicuous conspicuous ¬ I Ispkuous
spicuous location on the Jersey Je y shore shorefacing shorefacing shorefacing
facing lower > r Manhattan its usefulness ultulne isnot is ianot isnot
not seriously handicapped han 1capped by this fact

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