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1899A 1899 A REVIEW OF OFTHE THE YEARJ899
UEN Isomo somo twentieth century historian his lilstartan hhlorlan ¬
WhEN W tartan site Its down to chronicle the thehappenings thchapPolllngs thehappenings
happenings of the year enr 1SW he hewill heVJ1I liewill
will find that particular twelvemonth twelvemontha
a very Ir eventful period Many MAti things thinendecd thin thinIndeed thingsIndeed
Indeed have taken place pIn co during tills thlicar thloor tillsyear
year car which has just drawn to a close clowJestlnles clOlMlDestinies closeDesttnll9
Destinies have h c changed maps mo havebeen have haveieen haolJeen
been ieen altpred and great problems have haveapproached haveapproached hsveapproached
approached a solution Many of these thesegreat thesegr thesegreat
great gr > at questions It ii true are still stillpending stilipending stillpending
pending and the mnpmakers have notst not notyet notet
yet et decided on all their lines But It Is Isat Ist Ist
at t least l > st possible to guess at the general generaltrend gneroltrend generottrend
trend of events and to foresee how the theear theear theyear
year ear 1900 wljl w gl drop the curtain on those thosldramas thontlraml8 thoselramns
dramas which have had their begin beginjilngs 1I0nln11ng8 beginiings
jilngs or their denouements during 1509 1509The ISD9lhe 1SD9The
The most potent ntnl ono of the re remarkable rernarkablo remarkablo ¬
markable features of the year 001 1S99 has hasbeen hasIJeen haspeen
been the renaissance of the th war spirit
down in history AS one on of the Ironies Ironiesof
of the century that the U e year 1S99 1S9should 1S9shouldopen should shouldop shouldoPtn
op open n with lth a great display of the olive olivebranch 0110branch olivebranch
branch pnd the letterings of the white whitewlnga whltowlngl whitewings
wings of tho dove of peace and yet yetgo yetgo < t tgo
go out in a river of t blood bloodThere bloodThere bloodThere
There seems to be however a pop popular popular poptiler ¬
ular reaction against the spirit of ofunlimited otunllmltd ofunlimited
unlimited belligerency belll reno and those thosepeople th01l0lleople thosepeople
people who have been advocates of ofthe atthe ofthe
the strenuous life have found themselves them themselves themehcs ¬
selves opposed by a cry energetic energeticparty enorgetlop3rty energeticparty
party making for peace In the mean meantime meanHme meantime ¬
time nevertheless the war In South SouthAfrica SouthAtrlon SouthAfrica
Africa continues as does also a so tho thofighting thotlghtlng thefighting
fighting In the Philippines with con considerable canldorable consldorabie ¬
siderable unrest In other parts of tho thoglobe thoslobe rhoglobe
globe globeA
A matter which early carl in the year yearlooked yearlooked > 31 31looked
looked threatening but later reached a asatisfactory 0fatlstaotory asatisfactory
satisfactory conclusion Ji was the Ha
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moan islands dispute England Ger Germany Germany ¬
many end the United States Stat < s several severalmonths severalmonths everalmonlhs
months ago all experienced sensations sensationsof
of unrest and oven alarm at the fore foreboding toreboding foreboding ¬
boding developments regarding the ad administration admlnlstrntlon administration ¬
ministration of tho Samoan archipel archipelago ¬
ago There seemed a tendency tend nc on the thepart thepart hopart
part of America and England to unite uniteIn
In resisting what was deemed the OB OBgresslveneas oggret6henoas aggreulveness
gresslveneas of Germany The bad feel feeling teelIng fceIlug ¬
ing which lingered In connection conn tlon with withtho withtho withthe
tho Von Dlederlchs affair with Admiral AdmiralDcwoy AdmiralDewey AdmiralDewey
Dewey In Manila bay did not tend to toallay tonlloy toallay
allay nny Irritation I rltntlon that the attitude of ofthe ottbo ofthe
the officials of the kaiser kals r might have havecaused hnocnused havecaused
caused and for several se ral weeks an openrupture open openrupture OHIIrupture
rupture was not unexpected But tho thokaleidoscopic thokalelc10llcoplc thekaleidoscopic
kaleidoscopic changes of International Internationalrelation Intlrnatlonolrelation Internationalrelation
relation are Inscrutable Instead of tho thorupture thorlllture therupture
rupture there was a 1 satisfactory pan pantlon pa partlHon tI tItlon
tlon of the Islands and a gradual grow growing growIng growing ¬
ing together of the three powers until untilat untilat untilat
at the present time there might be raid raidto rahlto raidto
to exist some tacit understanding understandingwhich undcr tandlng tandlngwhich
which the rest of the world apparently apparentlywithout apparentlywithout apparentlywithout
without adequate warrant has ha taken takenon
on itself to regard as a fort of second secondtriple sClcondtriple secondtriple
triple alliance England tired of her
splendid Isolation Isolntlollot of such long stand standing standIng standIngwas
ing Ingwas was glad enough to find a continen continental ¬
tal friend at last ahd for obvious rea reasons reaEoltssho rearons ¬
sons Eoltssho the doomed It advitablo to remain remainonrolatlonsof rornnlnonrolatlons remainomrelatlonsof
onrolatlonsof or amity amlt with this country countryparticularly couothPQrtloularl countryparticularly
particularly to when she found herself herselfabout hersltabout herselfabout
about to plunge Into an African war warregarding warregardlnE warregarding
regarding the Justness of which the thegreat thegreat thegreat
great consensus of feeling was against againstlur againsther
lurTho her
Tho visit slt of the kaiser to England Englandlate
late lat In the autumn tended to clinch this thisfeeling thistetllng thisfeeling
feeling of friendship between Touton Teutonand Toutonand Toutonand
and AngloSaxon It obviated the thepossibility theII08Slblllt thepossibility
possibility of European 1 uropenn Intervention in inthe Inthe Inthe
the Docr DocrDrltlsh Brllleh war for much as the thepowers thepOlors thepowers
powers of the old world might like to tohave tohao tohave
have a finger In the South African pie piethey pllthey piethey
they realized that all threats ts or hints hintswere hintswere hintswere
were useless when onco England could couldclaim couldclaim couldclaim
claim tho open friendship of Germany GermanyA GermanA
A source of continued annoyance annoyancehowever onnoancchoeor annoyancehowever
however to both American Amerlcttnnnd and British Britishstatesmen Drltlshstatesmen Britishstatesmen
statesmen and diplomats has boon b n the theAlaska thoAl theAlaska
Alaska Al ukll boundary dispute The Quebec Quebecconference Quebcoconterence Quebeoconference
conference ended In a deadlock and andnotwithstanding andnotwithstanding andnotwithstanding
notwithstanding the efforts of the au authorities authorities authorities ¬
thorities in London nnd Washington Washingtonno
no actual solution of the difficulty has hasyet hilsyet hasyet
yet been suggested sug ted Tills is supposed u poed
ago proposed propose that the th name of this thiscountry thiscountr thiscountry
country be changed to Usona by y tak taking tlkIn taking ¬
ing In the th first letter of each word of ofUnited otUnltloJ ofUnited
United states of North America AmericaThe AmerlcnThe AmericaThe
The oldest resident N lldent of the town of ofEmporln atEmporln ofEmporia
Emporln Kan Is I J p Manlier who whoIs whoIs
Is said to be a direct descendant of Cot Cotton Cotton Cotton ¬
ton Mi Mather < tlier Though S3 S years entIJ of age agehe ngehe agehe
he goes dally doll to tho gymnasium and andexercises ondexerclsell andexercises
exercises on the barsSince bars barsSince b rs rsSince
Since bojhpod Joseph J s ph Chamberlain ChamberlainBritiih Ch ChamberlainBritish mber1aln mber1alnBritbh
British colonial secretory han worn a amonocle amonoclo amonocle
monocle He was not unknown to fame famewhen tQ tattewhen na nawhen
when he entered cnteredparllomen parliament When he hec
c
Impracticable as a m moans < tans ns of settling settlingInternational seUlln seUllnInternational settlingInternational
International dispute It II true that thatGreat thatOrent thatGreat
Great Britain wns unnutstlonably the thevictor theIctor thevictor
victor In the bloodied war of words wordswhich wordswhich wordswhich
which lasted for so many weeks in inParis InParis inParts
Paris and that that power gained gainednearly pInednearl gainednearly
nearly nearl all that t she had originally originallyclaimed orlg1nollYclaimed originallyclaimed
claimed But Venezuela Itself took the thederision fliodecision 010decision
decision of tho oourt of arbitration arbitrationwithout arlJltrntionwithout arbitrationwithout
without a demur nnd as the connection connectionof
of the United States with the ca cape was wasmerely wasmerel wasmerely
merely merel that of n disinterested dl spectator spectatorInsisting IpeotltorInslatlng spectatorinsisting
Insisting on fair play between a great greatpower grootpower greatpower
power and a weaker one the Paris Parisdecision Inrlsdecision Iarlsdecision
decision met with universal approval appronlln appronllnWushlngton in inWashington inWashington
Washington WashingtonOne
One of tho things which have tended tendedto
to seal tho friendship nov existing be between botween between ¬
tween England and Germany Oermnn and our ourgovernment ourgovernment ourgovernment
government Is tho common desire to tomaintain tomaintain tomaintain
maintain tho open door In the cast castThere costThere castThere
There has for some time been consider considerable considerIIble considerable ¬
able apprehension over Russias con continued continued continued ¬
tinued aggressions In China Just what whatthe whattho whatthe
the Intentions of the White Czar and his hisgovernment hIsgovernment hisgovernment
government are has not be been n quite quiteclear quiteclear quiteclear
clear but Judging from Russias ab absolutely nbsolutely absolutely ¬
solutely unscrupulous conduct In the thepast thopaet liepast
past It has been felt necessary to keep keepa
a sharp eye on tho Slav In the east
The opening o nlng of the Tranratbekan Trarisalbe tan rail railway milmy railway
way gave him n stupendous Iitilptllll UI advantage advantageover a nntoge nntogeoer
over his rivals In the orient and the thohold tMI thehold
I hold which he had previously Ilrl1ou y secured securedon
I on the finances of the kingdom of the thedragon thodrolon thedragen
dragon gave riM to a feeling of un unebfllgess unI onehsipess
I ebfllgess eblll vli among alnon such commercial pow powers powlrlt powere ¬
ers as w were ro looking toward China ns a apowlble apossible
possible market marketIf
I If there Is one thing which tho year yearISM
ISM has demonstrated to the world It ItIs Iti ItIs
i Is the necessity n sslty for foreign markets marketsThe marketsThe
The rent r > et of the world has taken Its cue cuefrom cuetrom cuefrom
from England and continued cries for forcommercial torcommercial forcommercial
commercial expansion have filled tho thoair theair
air Every Enr mercantile nation that has haslaid hn lieslaid
laid clnlm to progress and alertness alertnesshas alertnesshasbeen has hasbeen
been on the hunt for markets The Thejirocenslon TheIlroceesion Theprocession
procession Was led bf the United UnitedStates Unlt UntiedStates ll llStates
States The triumph of the American Americanns merlonnns
ns a manufacturer especially In all allIron 011Iron alliron
Iron and steel It 1 goods Is perhaps the themost themOlt themost
most promising If not tho most hnporant hnpor Important ¬
ant event of the y year enr ar American Americanbridges Amerlaunhrldges Americanbridges
bridges have Ken sent to Africa AfrlaAmerican AfricaAmerican AtrlaaAmorlcan
American engines have Invaded Eng England En Enland England ¬
land American goods have been sent sentby sentby sentby
by the shipload to the east and the
I made hit nppmrancc In the house Pre Premier PreImlef Promler ¬
Imlef mier Draconsfleld IJrAcons ekl looked him over overcarefully oorcareeully overcarefully
carefully and remarked lie wears his hismonocle hismonocle hismonocle
monocle like n 1 gentleman gentlemanDlmltri gentlelUnnDimitri gentlemanDlmlrl
Dlmltri Scrgelvltch Scpjagln the thenew thonew thenew
new RuxBlan nu slon minister of the fnterlor Interiorwas
was born In ISM on the estate of his hisfather hisrnther lilyfather
father near Moscow lie began his ca career career career ¬
reer as Justice of the peace Then h hbecame he hebecame hebecame
became president of the justices bench benchof benchof
of It his county and lat later r aeslstantmar aeslstantmarphal aislstantJnnrIIhal
phal of the nobility of the government governmentof
of Moscow In 1S6 he became governor governorof Governoror
of Klmrkoff In US8 governor of Kur
nrltljh army at the Cape hall oven to todoptnd todOPtnd todopend
doptnd on the American market for Its Itssupplku ItsUPltlle Itssupl1lea
supplku In fact the year flr has tfItnaMtd tfItnaMtdVh ltnlllttdth
Vh the triumph of American commercial commercialIsm
Ism A great wave WR of prosperity has liesargptlhrou hassw hisSllt
sw Sllt argptlhrou pt through ir the land WIld have havebton hlObHn havebkn
bton itiertaaed mills hare reopened reopenedapd reopenedn reopenedaid
aid n a the one trouble has hi been to H secure HOurocArs securecar curo curocam
cam and vessels fel enough to carry back backnnd backRnd backand
and forth the goods for forwhlch which there therehas therohns therehas
has been such an extraordinary cxtl ordlnlt de demand dllrnand domend ¬
mend That great artery of our com conenterce commerce comnterce ¬
nterce the great lakes has bc been n scour scoured scouroQ scoured ¬
ed in vain nln for ships to accommodate accommodatetho
tho Inland shipper shipperThis shipperfhls shipperThis
This great commercial nwakenlng of oftho ottho ofthe
tho country found Its natural expres expression OXllresslon expresslon ¬
slon In the Philadelphia Export expo exposition exposition exposltlon ¬
sition arranged for the purpose of giv giving givIng glvIng ¬
ing exact Information concerning things thingsmost thlngsmost thingsmost
most suited for successful export from fromthis tromthIs frontthis
this country Tho Omaha exposition expositionon
on the other hand was a symptom of ofthe atthe ofthe
the nations awakened Interest In for foreign foreign forelgn ¬
eign and colonial affairs and was wasunique wasunlquQ wasunique
unique In the history of the United UnitedStates UnltlltlStates UnitedStates
States suggesting as it did the spirit spiritof
of reconstruction which now reigns In InCuba InCuba inCuba
Cuba and Porto RicoThe Rico RicoThe IUcoThe
The great IrenltllrOJlperlt prosperlty of tho past yenr yenrr4
r4
ReproMntntlve Sereno E Payne of I INev
New York has the largest head of any
number tn m1er of the house houseGeneral houseGeneral I
General L Lei Le y Wallace has purchased purchasedn purchasedatract
n atract tract of land near Crawfordsvlllc I II
I Indiand Ind and will 111 make A fish preserve pre etc of orI
It It The land is watered by a number numberof
I of excellent springs and creeks which whichRill whichtIl1Ibe whichwill
Rill tIl1Ibe be dammed for the th purpose of trout
breeding breedingAlfonio breedingAlfonso
I Alfonso XIII of Spain Is not yet It Itbut
but thi theca 6 Gorman rman emperor m has resolved 001
armn
to Invest him with the order of theilinek the theBlack tbeDlnck
Black EIIJIc EIIJIcThe EngleThe En pie pieThe
The shnh of Persia reserves to him himself hlI8elt himself ¬
self the right of riding In a coach of ofbarbaric atbarbaric ofbarbaric
barbaric splendor drawn by six hones honestheir houestheir horsestheir
their long Ion tails dyed crimson crimsonJoaquln crimsonJoaquin crimsonJoaquin
Joaquin Miller the poet wants the thename thoname thename
name of United States of America Americachanged Ar1erlcachansed Americaohanged
changed to Unland and he desires desiresthat desiresth desiresthat
that th t the pcope be Ie called Usslans This ThisIdea ThillIdea ThisIdea
Idea Is not new ne and It brings to mind mindth mindthe mindthe
th the western professor who some time
however was not conflnwl d to tile Unit United United United ¬
ed States In fact It appears to have lmebwn hl hln havebeen
been n universal c t new era of progressand progress progressand llrorrtSSand
and advance Kerning to sweep through throughtho
tile world As s la ninny the caw at atsuch atsucn atsuch
such times the people aretoo are too content contented ¬
ed and anI too busy to take note of this thiscondition thIscondition thiscondition
condition and Its full appreciation appreciationwill
will III necessarily nece rll be retrospective Al Although tl tlthough 1 1thou ¬
though thou h strikes were not stranger to tothe tothe tothe
the earlier part of the year the revival revivalIn
In business has had its salutary effect effectin
in banishing discontent and unrest has hasdisappeared hOBdlll1ppeared hasdisappeared
disappeared from the t e economic world worldA worhJnew
A new feature however has been the thecolMftal thecolO1 thecolour
colO1 colMftal al 1 growth of trustsAnother trusts trustsAnother trustsAno1her
Another thing thin on which the year eor
99 may congratulate con l11tulato Itself Ii I the thehappy thohappy thehappy
happy solution of tb the long drawn drawnout Ilrawnout drawnout
out and unpalatable Dreyfus affair affairTardy atalrTaro affairTardy
Tardy Justice wa at t last lulln in a measure measuremeted meAsurometec1 measuremeted
meted out to the unhappy man who whohad whoMel whohAd
had suffered so munh at the hand of ofunscrupulous otunlerupuloue ofunscrupulous
unscrupulous enemies in the Frencharrhy French FrenchArth Fincharil
arrhy aril y a 1 strange fatality seeming mln to topursue toIlal8ue topareue
pursue thn those e oinrlnU who ho had qtnig qtniggled If1rucglec1 gtruggled ¬
gled so long and no hard to penwcuto penwcutoan
an obviously Innocent man Tin fh affair affairhas aUalrh8 affairhas
has Passed 11 fitt1 away n eo quickly amid the theitlr thelitlr thestir
stir and stress of other things that the theinternational theIlItllllnUonnl theinternational
international enmity Ill 01 It of which It threat threatened threatLmed ¬
ened to be the source has practically practicallydisappeared prf1eUeaUyIUaapPNrNl prseUcallydisappeared
disappeared At one time it was wasthought wasthought 18 18thought
thought that this Affaire Dreyfus Dreyfuswould Drlltulwoullt Dreyfuswould
would be the means of converting onvertln the theapproaching thtapproachIng theapproaching
approaching Park exposition Into a acomparative ac acomparative
comparative c failure owing to the thethreatened thethrootenil thethralentsl
threatened otraclsm ofParis at Paris by the therest therost therest
rest of the chlllzed world Such does doesnot doeslIot doesnot
not seem to be the COM however and andnow audnow andnow
now that Dreyfus J > has been restored to tehis tohIs tohis
his faintly tAmll the somewhat om hat hysterical liysterlcaifeeling hystericalfeeling hstrlcaiICIlIng
feeling which the trial awakened hag h1 h1dlNJ hasdied hagdied
died a natural death deathThere deathThere deathThere
There ar are two things which cannot cannotbe
be omitted from anything that ap approaches appronehps oppmaehpe ¬
proaches a complete resume of the thegreat theJrent thegreat
great events of the past year l8r and those thoseIhlngs thMethlnlil thosethings
things are first the return of Admiral AdmiralDewey AdmiralDewey AdmiralDewey
Dewey and second the International Internationalyacht InternatlonnlQcht internationalyacht
yacht Qcht rao races s The enthusiasm with
land In 1S01 governor at Moscow In Inlf3 Inl1ro3 in1f91
lf3 assistant I lstant minister of the Imperial Imperialdomains Imperialdomains imperialdomains
domains and In 1S9I assistant minister ministerof
of the Interior and equerry to tho czar czarlitohop czar11111hop czarlpkahop
litohop Satterlee Episcopal of ofWashington atWa8hlnjton ofWashington
Washington having been asked by b Sec Secrotary Secretary Secrotary
rotary Hoot to nominate a young youngstrong youngstrong oungI3tronl
strong healthy and wholesome Episco Episcopal Episcopal ¬
pal c1er clergyman man as an army chaplain In Inthe Inth inthe
the th Philippines has asked the Rev Re J JWoods JWoods JWoods
Woods Elliott rector of St Andrews Andrewschurch Andrewsohurch Andrewschurch
church Baltimore to accept tho appgintmcnL ap appqlntnlcnU appqlntn1cnt
pqlntnlcnU Mr Elliott Is I a graduate of ofthe ottbeQeoct141 ofthe
the tbeQeoct141 Qeaeral Theological seminary in
which the hero of Manila Mlnlll was welcomed wtlcomcdhome welcomedhome welcomedhome
home after his Ion long trlpinlf way round roundthe 1Oul1l1the roundthe
the world with many manyvisits vltits I ts In different differentBuropftm dlfferelltBUrOfJffllt differentEuropean
European ports la still too green In the thememory thememory thememory
memory uf Amarlenns to bo expatiated expatiatedon
on In this article articleIn artlolIn
In the yacht races America Am rl scored scoredono OOOItCono scoredone
ono more triumph though Oxford and andCambridge andCamlnlde andCambridge
Cambridge got slightly lIghtl the bettor of It Itin ItIn ItIn
in the international college snorts snortsIn lportsIn
In the scientific world 9J 9 can cannot emnnot cannot ¬
not b he looked upon n as marking any anygreat anygreat anygreet
great or momentous discovery dlsc cr It Is Istrue Istrue Istrue
true the bacillus of the lie bubonic plague plaguewas
was discovered and wireless telegraphy telegraphyexperimented telegrnphylxperllnented telegraphyexperimented
experimented with and tho Roentgen Roentgenrays
rays 18 applied successfully to surgery and andtho andthe andthe
the possibilltlesothquid possibilitiesot oUlquld liquid nlr first thor thoroughly thoroughly thorougldy ¬
oughly exploited arid understood but butnothing butnothing butnothing
nothing of startling moment occurred occurredIn
In the mechanical world however howeverthere howeverthoro howevertltoro
there Is one notable feature and that thatIs
Is the general Introduction of the thoalto thoaltomobile auto automobile automobile ¬
mobile At first It was thought that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the horseless hor elees carriage would relegate rel > gl1to tp tpImmediate tpImmedlnte tpimmediate
Immediate oblivion mans good old oldfriend oldrlend oldfriend
friend the steed and that a vary short shorttlmo shorttlmo shorttime
tlmo would witness 11n > 8s the pnsslrg g of tho thohorse thohorsc thehorse
horse Such does not promise to bo the thecase thecas thecase
case cas > and until the cost of ma ma1utactur lufactur
11 fJ t1I V VARIOT t
I CHARIOT ARIOT RACES OF THE YEARSIOOO YEARSlOOOWIflS WINSi WINS
i I
1IInt tynlno nlno has been a bloody year yearIn yearIn ear earIn
rNln In Egypt I sypt It witnessed wltn fd the wiping out of ofIhe atI
I the khalifa and the tremendous slaugh slaughter ¬
ter of the Mnhdls forces by General GeneralKitchener GenernllItQhener GeneralIcltchener
Kitchener and his troops In South Af Africa Africa Atrica ¬
rica it has reen destruction of otllte life and nndpropeity nndlpropert andproperty
property that was absolutely nb olutel unantici unanticipated unnntlclpated unanliclpated ¬
pated wheh the Boer and the Britisher Britisherfirst 1lritlsherfirst
first took up arms against one another anotherThe anotherThe anotherThe
The customary number of South Amer American Amerloan AmerScan ¬
loan revolutions have taken place placethough placet placethough
though It must be confessed the amount amountof
t of o bloodshed was unusual The strug struggle I1tru I1trugle struggle ¬
gle of the American forces against the theInsurants thensurents theInsurgents
Insurgents In the Philippines has not notabated notabatld notabated
abated during durin tho last part of the year yearand yearand I IBnd
and It will be some time before It IH IHeven IHten s seVen
even known Just how great the loss of oflife otlito oflife
life has been en In that remote quarter of ofthe orthe ofthe
the globe Such a small thing as tho thowar thowar thewar
war war in tho Samoan islands has been beencompletely beencompl beencompletely
completely compl < tely overshadowed and forgotten forgottinBm forgottenamid forgottenamid
Bm amid more stirring and ominous events eventsThe eeuttlThe eventsThe
The meeting of The Hague peace con conference canlerence cnnTerence ¬
Terence in the early earl > part of the year enr in inview InIe Inview
view Ie of all these warlike events cannot cannotbe
be said to have been eo effective as It Itwas Itas itWas
was as expected to be In tact It will go
v u uPEOPLE
PEOPLE ONE HEARS ABOUT
to be due to the pertinacity ot Canada Canadawho Canadaho Canadawho
who ho clings desperately to her demand demandfor
for a Klondike harbor on the Pa Pacific Paolno Pacilia ¬
cilia seaboard notwithstanding what whatBrounJg whatgrcunds whatgrounds
grounds or lack l Ck of grounds ItfOU ndft she rna mahave may mayhave
have hntJor for claiming the same 3 Thera ThereReims TheraBllemll Theraseems I 1
seems a desire on the part of England Englandto I
to bring tho matter to a close but un und undlr under
d dlr r the clrcumrlanceg site finds herself herselfbetween herseltbetween herselfbetween
I
between two fires She wishes to re retain retnln sotale ¬
tale the friendship of her largest lar elt col colony 001on oolony ¬
ony on and yet ct She Is unwilling to Insist Insiston
on the demands which hlch the Canadians Canadianshave Canadianshave anndlonshao I
have laid out realizing that that would wouldmilitate wouldmlllfnto wouldmilitate
militate against her present vre ent friendly friendlyrelations frlem11yrela friendlyrelations
relations rela 1I0l1s with this country Just noW iiovthe noWthe huwthe I
the dispute > ylll 1I1 eventually end It Is IsImposflble IsIml10lllible IsImpossible i
Impossible at the t e present time to fore foretell tortell foretell ¬ I
tell tellIn
In connection conn tlon with thin dispute one onenaturally onenntilrnll onenathrally
naturally turns to the Venezuelan Venezuelanboundary Venezuelanboundao Venezuelanboundary
boundary matter and Its happy ending endingseveral endingBeoral endingseveral
several months ago This may ma be well wellregarded wellregarded el1 el1regarded
regarded as one of the great events of I
1899 not because of the specific im importance tmportanco Importence ¬
portance of the decision d itself but be because because because ¬
cause in the th same may be found a siC significant siCnlficint sigt ¬
nificant nlficint promise that arbitration is not
ing the automoblj has been materially materiallyreduced matrlnIlYreduced materiallyreduced
reduced the motor earring CGrri will not nothold notho1l1 nothold
hold undisputed reign on the highway highwayNumerous hIghwayNumerous highwayNumerous
Numerous And Important alterations alterationshave altornUonshave alterationshave
have bun made In naval architecture nrchltactureflita nrehlt ctuN ctuNftlfd
wild successful experiments with the theAubmarlne tholIubmlrlne thesubmarine
submarine boat has shown its prac practical practical praotleal ¬
tical value Iue as a fighting machine when whenoperating whenoperatlulr whenoperating
operating with wanhips wanhipsIn
In the field eld of literature there have havebe haebeen havebeen
be been n several ral remarkable arhlevaraenta arhlevaraentaThe
The moat noticeable in this country countrylu
lu lies been the phenomenal aucc success n of tho thonovil thonO11 thenovel
novel David Harum Although this thisbook thisbook thisbook
book wag 11 really publlahid In ISM its itssalea ItsMIN itssale
MIN had been comparatively Insignifi Insignificant ln lnslgnlflcant ilnlfl ilnlflrant ¬
cant until ISM when ban it made a bound boundInto boundInto boundInto
Into popular favor and broke the th record recordIn
In sales Ies for all works of American fic fiction fiction ¬
tion Almost as remarkable has l been 1xenthe beenthe n ntho I
the success IUCc ll ot another equally quail charac characteristic chlracterlstlc cheracteriatlc ¬
teristic American novel Richard Car Carvel CareI Caryep ¬
yep eI Although critics of discernment discernmentand l9CCflll11lntand
and wide lcJ reading do not all arrtc that thateither tbateither thateither
either of these works is by any means meansa
a great r t book they thp seem to possess possessqu possessqualities JOStetiSqUfUIIH
qu qualities lltle which cause them to appeal to totho tothl tothe
the ante of the great reading public publicxvblch publicwhich publicwhich
which would lint respond so seedily to toworkmanship toworkmlMhlp toworkmanship
workmanship of a mare delicateand delicateandsubtle delicate and nndsubtle andsubtle
subtle character America lies Ii also alsofound nllOtound alsofound
found herself in possession of a humor humorlit
lit of worth orth In Mr MrIo DjxJley ley who whose books bookshave 00011hne bookshave
have also had a tr tremendous circula circulation clreuiatton cireulation ¬
tion These Dqoley I > sketches sk tchet deal with withtopics withtoplc withtopic
topics of the moment aatlrigfag thizhle In a avery aer avery
very er happy manner the fallings tallln nnd nndshortcomings nndIhlrtc andslmrteortiings
shortcomings Ihlrtc nllnp of the different prominent prominentcountrymen llOmlnenteountrymCn lirominentcountrymen
countrymen of the author whoIs MrPeter Mr MrPeter Ir IrPeter I
Peter Dunne of Chicago ChicagoOn
On the whole the pa put t year 1 has hasshown ha hashon hasshown
shown both in the literary world orlaprop orlaproplr prop proper ¬
er and in the dramatic field that tho thotlm thotime thetune
time of or tho American author has at atlast atltlt atlast
last dawned Bngland has anatehod nRtehO < 1 upeagerly up upeagerly upngCrly I
eagerly tho dffftront fcrr nt dramatic produc productions prcKlutttlon produetiona ¬
tions wlfich have proved successful in inthin Intllill Inthis
thin country and the same might bo bosaid boId hosaid
said Id of neatly all successful American Americanbook AmerlttlnbookB Americanbook
book bookBSo bookSo t tSo
So the year fr 1S99 all things considered consideredwill
will 111 50 0 down in history as a very or re remarkable remarkable remarkable ¬
markable nnd a very Important epoch epochIn
In the worlds career And although It Itnail Ithad Ithad
had its It dark days dn It may not Inappro lnapproprlately Inappropriately Inappropriately ¬
priately be called a year car of happiness happinessind
and content
oontuntCHANGING
CHANGING A BARTOW
New York and was for nearly three threeyears threet threeyears
years t rs under the training of the Cowley Cow Cowley Cowley
ley fathers In Boston He was chaplain chaplainof
of the Fifth Maryland regiment during duringthe durin durinthe duringthe
the Spanish war warGeneral warOenernl warGeneral
General Maximo Gomoz has collected collecteda
a very vcr large quantity of manuscript manuscripttreating manuscripttreating manuscripttreoting
treating of tho warfare in Cuba from fromIMS tromJst
IMS to the present time which he h < regards re regards rccardJ ¬
gards as his greatest treasure tr tsurc Of late lateho lateho lateho
ho has been going carefully through his hisdiaries hisdiarIes hisdiaries
diaries and papers arranging all data databearing dotabenrln databearing
bearing upon the subject with the view viewot
ot writing rltln a history of the revolution
aaaao4oa + + oataoseeso4a oataoseeso4aTHE + + + + t tTHE + +
I THE WEEK WEEKBETWEEN WEEKBETWEEN WEEKBETWEEN
BETWEEN BETWEENCHRISTMAS BETWEENg
g CHRISTMASAND CHRISTMAS CHRISTMASAND
< > AND ANDNEW A ANDNEW N D DNEW
NEW YEAR YEARBY I IBY
f BY R K KMUNKITTRICK KMUNKITTRICK
c MUNKITTRiCK90baaat44l4aa1ya46441m00t MUNKITTRICK MUNKITTRICKChristmas 1 9
90baaat44l4aa1ya46441m00t 9 + + + + + t tChrltmlll +
Christmas has just departed de rtec1 and the thescent th thcent thescent
scent of the Christmas tree still fills fillsthe tillsthe IllIsthe
the house with Its pleasant cheer The Thesociety Thesociety Thesociety
society woman omnn capers around in the theBoolskjn thesNlllkjn thesealskin
Boolskjn sack and diamonds tho Xmas Xmaspresents Xmasllrecnts Xmaspresents
presents which are not yet paid for forand torBnd forand
and thus strengthens her 1 > 1 husband husbandacredit husbandcredit husbandscredit
credit The small boy displays his hllllleW hllllleWek1tos now nowskatos newskates
skates and sled and Is tho chief partic particular J1arttrulor partlcular ¬
ular envy env of the boy whose father fail failed tnllPIt ¬ k ked
ed In November and who got nothing nothingat
at all to remind him of the return t t ithe ttha tthe
the holiday of all holiday Another Anotherboy Anetberboy
boy 00 shows his Independence of the f fact factthat ct ctthat ctthat
that he it I In the city where the mill poid priddoesnt poiddoesnt pliltldO
doesnt dO lnt nourish nourl h by skating along the thethoroughfare th ththoroutrhtare thethoroughfare
thoroughfare on his summer or roller rollerskates rollerkate rollerskates
skates kate The Christmas Chri tma wreath la IlIlttns IlIlttnsIng hang hangIng hanglag
Ing on the wall to remind ono of the theholiday thoholiday theholiday
holiday just passed close to tho hornets hor hornets hornets ¬
nets nest that brings bnclc pleasant pleasantdreams plC pleasantdreams sant santdrenms
dreams of tho summer and unpleasant unpleasantmemories unplllsllntmemories unpleasantmemories
memories of what hat transpired trnn plrcd at tho thotime thotime thetime
time the t e nut was captured capturec1memorlell capturec1memorlellthat memories memoriesthat
that make one feel that his head Is Isagain Isagain isagain
again n mass of throbbing knobs that thatseem thatlleem thatseem
seem like so many hot coals coalsTho canisTho coalsThe
Tho Christmas turkey is not exhaust exhausted ¬
ed yet et There are still two VInCI for forgarnering forKarnerlng forgarnering
garnering tho ashes and ft wlshbono wlshbonodrying wlshbonodr3lng wishbonedrying
drying over the library door nnd a car carcass crtLBS carease ¬
cass which will be picked at for a few fewda reWdB fewdays
da days > more and then put Jut aside to form formthe rormtht formlie
the base of next weeks pea p < soup soupTho BOUITho soupThe
Tho toy window has a sort of debilllated de debilitated dobllltated ¬
bilitated look The paplur macho camel camellooks cnmellooks camellooks
looks sadder than If lost in the middle middleof
of the desert lie looks as If sighing sighingfor
for somo kind of medicinal spring springwhose IIprlnswhoso springwhose
whose waters would brace him up Thepasteboard The 7hepasteboard Thepasteboard
pasteboard rooster also looks l oks as though thoughhe
he feels thnt there Is no real reason reasonfor reasonror reasonfor
for his existence and the ducks seem seemas Beemas seemas
as though about to split for lack of ofmoisture otmoisture ofmoisture
moisture Tho cast out Christmas tree treestanding treestantllulr treestanding
standing In the nsh barrel Is full of ofthe attho ofthe
the kind of supreme sadness 8 < that pene penetrates JHOetrates penetrates ¬
trates the wistful soul of the poet when whenthe whentho whenthe
the demands of the butcher make It Itnecessary Itnecessnr Itnecessary
necessary for him to add an advertising advertisingfeature ntlvertlslngteaturo advertisingfeature
feature to n poem Intended for The At Atlantic Atlantlc ¬ s slanlic
lantic and sell 3el1lt It to a tooth powder concorn con concern concern ¬
cern for his 17G This Is the week that thatwomen thatwomen thatwomen
women who love exchanged presents presentsare
are calculating the values between betweenwhat betweenwhat betweenwhat
what they have given and what theyhave they theyhave tho thohao
have received < l to see whether they the have havebeen haebeen havebeen
been the gainers or the losers in the theexchange theexcha11lc theexchange
exchange Tho Ice carnivals cl1rnl ls at various variousnorthern variousnorthern nrlousnorthern
northern points are in full blast and andpictures andpictures andpictures
pictures and reports ot the same fill fillus fillus tillus
us all with Joy except the Iceman who whola
la making nothing but who is filled filledwith filledwith filledwith
with golden dreams as he saws the thepond thopond thepond
pond up like so much cord wood and andpacks nndplcks andpacks
packs it away to yield him many she shekels shekels shea ¬
kels of gold and silver when half a doz dozen dozon doson ¬
on weary moons shall have passed and andthe nndtho andthe
the poodle Jungles a can of stones out outof outor outof
of tune every ecr tlmo ho wags his woolly woollytall WQc1lytall reallytall
tall You can tell thnt Christmas Is Isover Isover s sover
over by the appearance of the proprie proprietor ¬
tor of the toy store lie looks far sad sadder sndder sadder ¬
der than that most popular of all sad sadcreatures sadcreatures mderenturts
creatures known in figures of rhetoric rhetoricthe rhetorictbe
the attenuated rooster that has been beenout beenout beenout
out all night in the rain Before Christs Christ Christinas CJtrletnlU ¬
inas he was all smiles and ntnvii now < hr JI u uall tdall toall +
all sighs of woe He Is tho reverse cf cfthe cdthe tifthe
the before and after ntterf portraits in intho Inthe Inthe
the patent medicine nds He Is not look lookIng lookIng looking
Ing forward to the Fourth of July withtho with withtho wIththo
tho small boy but to Christmas of next nextyear nextenr nextyear
year enr Everything has an after Christ Christmas Christmas Christmae ¬
mas air about It You can see it In tho thoshopping thohopplng theshopping
shopping districts and In the benevolent benev benevolent benevolent + ¬
olent smllo of the clergyman as he hestrikes hestrIkes hestrikes
strikes a bee line for the nearest mart martto
to dispose of the many pairs of fondly fondlyembroidered tancllyembroIdered fancilyembroidered
embroidered slippers with which he has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been presented and which he could not notwear notwear notwear
wear at once even If he h were a human humancantiped humancllntlped humancentiped
cantiped
r
XATIOXAu COLORS COLouSThough COLORSThough COIOItSThough
Though the policy of the military au authorities QUtborltles authorltiea ¬
thorities in using less glaring colors in inuniforms InulIlCorms Inuniforms
uniforms has been very yor marked of late laloyears JatoenlS lateyears
years enlS red remains the most popular popularcolor popularcolor popularcolor
color for national standards Of F5 F5countries 5 5countries ScountrlM
countries 19 have flags with red in inthorn Inthem inthem
them the list Including Great Britain BritainUnited BritaInUnited UrltainUnited
United States Stat France I rtlncc Germany Au Autrio Autria Autrio >
trio Italy Denmark Spain Belgium BelgiumSweden BelgiumSweden BelgiumSweden
Sweden Switzerland Turkey Mexico MexicoChile MeXICQChile MexicoChile
Chile Portugal Venezuela and Cuba CubaThree CubaThree CubaThree
Three countries have black as ono onoof onoot oneof
of the elements of their tlags tlogsOer tlogsOerlnany liegeGetmany Ger Germany ¬
many Belgium and China but dr drmany Olrman G r rmany
many man is the only onl one of the three which whichhas whhhas whichhas
has black and white altogether There Thereare Thereare rllereare
are sis countrlei which have green reen as asn asa
n color colorInlnnd Ireland Brazil the flag cf cfwhich ctwhIch ofwhich
which is groan chiefly Mexico Egypt EgyptItaly EgyptItaly EgyptItaly
Italy nnd Persia PersiaNino PeralaNino IersiaNine
Nino countries have flags In which whichtho whlrhthe hrb hrbtho
tho color is partly of yellow ello Th a acountries 9countries ecountries
countries are Austria Spain Belgiuu BelgiuuEgypt BelgurJEgllt BeigiurEgypt
Egypt Sweden St + eden China Persia Brazil Braziland Draziland Braziland
and Venezuela Countries with lags lIaSIIlutly flagsPartly lagsiwrtly
Partly white hlte ore the United StaUf StaUfPrance StnhlPrance Slat s sFrance
Prance Germany Russia Austria AustriaItaly AustrmItaly AustriaItaly
Italy Switzerland Turkey Persia Ja Japan J41pnn Japan
pan Mexico Holland Denmark Por Porugal Portugnl Pertugai
ugal Cuba and Chile There r s siVhltc n nwhite nwhite
white in the national standard of i La Laland n nand
and but the British naval nil al Hag has a aiVhltc ahlte awhite
white background backgroundTOO
TOO siiitinvu run imi imiAn 1111iAn JlJHAn
An old whitewasher stood before th thxntrt the thecort thecourt
court at n wltn witness s The lawyer In yer for the thiJefcntSnnt thfdtterdtmt thedefendant
defendant tried < J to eonfuw him himYou himYou himYou
You are Frederick Milterr MilterrYos MlllertYIB Miller MillerAra
Yos YosAro YIBAro
Aro you OU the Frederick Miller 1IIr who whovas whowos ho hoI
wos vas ns sentenced under mitigating circum clrcumitanc circumstanltB circumstancgs
stanltB itanc s for robberyNo robbery rollhrrNn
No I am not that MillerYou Miller MillerYou lIIllrYou
You are perhaps the Miller who whovas whawas Vhawns
vas sentenced to two years imprison imprisonnont Imprisonmont Imprisonmont
mont for theft theftNo theltNo theftNo
No I nm not that Miller either eitherWore eitherI eitherWore
Wore you ou over In prison prisonY prisonTee 1 1Ye
Y Ye s twice twiceHow twiceUow twiceRow
How long the first time timeA 1 1A
A whole afternoon afternoonAn
An n afternoon And the second secondIme sccon sccontime secondlime
time You must make truthful stat statnenta IItatamenL statemonth
month for you ou are sworn If you OU wen wenn wertIn wereIn
In n prison tor co short a time what did didou dl dlOu didyou
you ou do doI
I only anI whitewashed a cell ready rend for foilawyar tOIIRer fora
a lawyer who had cheated his clientsThe clients clientsThe clientsThe
The lawyer lAW r did not ask any most morlucstlons mortQuestions mostquestions
Questions on that subject
as he has known it t Internally and ex extarnally 01t externally
tarnally tarnallyPrince t ternallyPrince rnallyPrince
Prince David of Hawaii like his aunt auntexQueen aunte auntoxQueen
exQueen e Que n LllluoUalanl Is infatuated infatuatedwith
with Washington and likes It so well wellthat wellthat wellthat
that there is a possibility that he may maymake maymake maymake
make It his permanent home The Tliprince Tllprince Theprince
prince Is greatly Interested In automo automobiles automobiles automobites
biles bilesBostons bilesDos bitesBostons
Bostons Dos tons Cobb twins Cyrus and andDarius ane aneDarius andDarius
Darius recently tat for a photograph photographand
and when It came home they were wenobliged wereobliged wereobliged
obliged to ask the photographer phQto rnphel whlck whlckwas whlcW31 wblchwas
was which
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