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pace a PC. . FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1906. MANIFEST DESTINY IN CUBA Some Interesting Facts Gath ered From History by the Citizen's Correspondent. WHY CUBA WASN'T TAKEN : BEFORE W CIVIL WAR Contest of North ani South Over Slave Territory too Strong For American Patriotism. Spprtal Correspondence. Washington, 1). C, September 28. Cuba is the finest of all the posses sions Spain planted in the western hemisphere. Containing with conttRU iih tales, abovo 45,OoO square milts in area, it is the sentinel that stanJs fiiiard over the Uulf ol Mexico. It has great variety of soil and much versa tility of climate. In mineral resourc es it is richly endowed, and they are yet almost virgin. The forests are abundant in valuable woods aad ex tensive iu area. .There Is no other territory on the globe of like extent capable of more enormous production. But the republic we have set up down there, instead of ratalng sugar, tobacco, indigo, tropic fruits and gar den vegetables, which can le produc ed iu prolific abundance; 'instead of getting the limitless wealth out of the mine and gathering the enormous wealth of the forest, must needs pro ceed to raise that hell that, among the peoples of Lutin America U thought patriotism, and that strang ers call revolution. Thus Cuba is lit tle else than Cuba was under Spain. The present Insurrection will be put down, doubtless, but it will not May put down, and by and by the United States will weary of it and step in and take charge. That is what it Is coming to. We have the Piatt amendment the Invention of a Connecticut senator. And what is the Datt amendment? Nothing in the world but the "Ostend manifesto." Wtiat was the "Ostend manifesto?" Nothing in the world but 'manifest destiny," as they called it then, and tt was a rather good name for it. And thus time works its mir acles. The "Ostend manifesto," mas querading in the garb of the "Piatt amendment," is become the law ol the laud and the settled policy of the party of Abraham Lincoln, Charles Sumner, William Pitt Fcssenden. Sal mon P. Chase, Joshua R. Glddingsi Thaddcus Stevens, Gerrit Smith und John Brown. , The story of the Ostend manifesto Is one of the most entertaining chap ters In our history. This was a re public then, not a nation far from tne empire it has become. This was a people Just in the stage of adoles cence, and short of its exultant and exulierant younj manhood. What was called the "slave power" had long re solved to annex Cuba, and the "Young America." of whom Stephen A. Doug las was the idol, as red-hot for it, and to that end filibuster expeditions Had been set on foot. The ' Little Gi ant" had Cuba in his mind wheu he made the eloquent apostrophe to "tho ocean-bound" republic. The south coveted Cuba to balance the rapidly accruing political power of tho anti slavery north, and but for the fact that in the earlier '5)s the oaly time In centuries Spain had a wise ruler, the Spanish war would have come when Franklin Pierce was president instead of being deferred until Wil liam McKluley was president. In this we see the hand of destiny, now ap parent to all the world. Pierce was president, and the south made him president. Buchanan was minister to England, John Y. Mason wua minister to France and Pierre Soule was minister to Spain. Bu chanan went to Knglaad lx)caune he had abandoned hope of the presiden cy, and yet that venture made him prebldcut, four years luter. Mason was sent td France to give a proniin ent man a job. He was a fine old man, a Baron Bradwardlue, a Squire Western, and yet of very considerable) native capacity. A thorough Amer lean, he was a thorough democrat with a little "d," and a thorough dem ocrat with a big "D." In the senate be had held his own, la the cabinet he was efficient. A downright old Virginia gentleman from skin to mar row, old Tom Benton said ho was never quite happy unless bis belly was full of oysters and whisky, his mouth full of tobacco and bis hauls full of cards. As a free American Citizen the Hon. Mason was delight ful; as a diplomat of the Tallcyiuiid Mettcrnicn school he was simply Im possible. Smile was one of the molt brilliant men of that epoch of brilliant nieu. A native of France, romantic tradi tion had It that be was a uatural son of the great Napoleon, and possibly it grew out of the fact that there was marked physical resemblance between the two, in feature, at least. Soule was an orHlor ot eloquence, and d taicr of force, and bad a wonderful command of the Euglinh tongue. As a lawyer he was In the front rank, as an advocate ho rivaled Prentiss him self. As a practial statesman his won derful speech on our luccrluint ma rine, made wheu he was senator from Loulblana, is evidence. Whether he was appoiiited for the purpose or not, Boule wont to Spain to make a war, and If he had met with a Weyler, or the traditional Spanish minister, he would have suecee.lfd. Fate wn bis ally and fixed Hip thing to his purpose. An American rhi ha;l Icon filed on by a Spauish cruis er. Tho usual way ol BCttlliig such a mntter, according to Spnnlsh cus tom, was a diplomatic correspond ence, covering a pelrod of twelve months, and nftcr numberless dis patches had been exchanged, then apology was given, and. If any, pecu niary indemnity was exnctM. That ns too tedious work for Pierre Roule. He demanded immedi ate and ample apology on the l.istant. or his passport. Wvjlcr, as Alvn of old, would have soul the passport, war would have followed, and Cuba would have been ours. Not so tho fine old statesman then the ruler of Spain. He sent tho apology. I be lieve Soule had a duel with some Spaniard about It, or something else, while ho ws minister. Inter ho hail a duel of words with Empress Eu genie about Cuba, and If he had been minister to France he might" have more nearly got his government Into a war for Cuba than he did as min ister to Spain. But to get back to the Ostend man ifesto. Buchanan, Mason and Soule met at Ostend, the town made Immor tally glorious by the siege Splnolu laid to It. more than two centuries earlier, and sat on tte caVe of Cuba. All tlie chancelleries of Europe rub bed their eyes and looked on with curiosity. Buchanan wrote the doc ument, and it made him president of tho United States. It amounted to this: That whenever our people con sider it necessary, In a political sense, the United States would seize Cuba, and. if advisable, would annex Cuba. It was our government turning fili buster. The north that is. tho anti slavery north was enraged and at ence created the republican party. The subsequent indignation against the Dred Scott decision was not so virulent as the then wrath against the Ostend manifesto. If oao would read as fine a specimen of common sense and rollicking humor us the i world of parliamentary politics can , show, let him read the speech of John B. Thompson of Kentucky In the Unit ed States senate In 1869, on the sub- ; Ject of Cuba. j lime came on apace and the Inci dent of tho battleship Maine was a j more flagrant case -than the ouo Sotilu : had to work on. That brought war, conquest and the Piatt amendment. The- result was free Cuba. Free Cuba is now revolutionary Cuba. Revolu- tiary Cuba means annexation. Here is what It means "Manifest Destiny." It Is written: "And it enme to pass after these things that Na- both the Jezreelite, hail a vineyard which was In Jezreel, hard by the pal ace of Ahab." That settles It. How powerless are men and nations in the grasp of Des tiny! IAS VEGAS FAIR BANKERS' CONVENTION AT VEGAS-HEW OFFICERS mt hall iuukmmui How They Stand. Won Lost. Albuquerque 2 1 Is Vegas i. 2 1 Trinidad 0 2 Santa Fc 0 1 As n result of no games being play ed In tho Lhh Vegas baseball tourna ment yesterday on account of wet grounds, three games were played to day, Albuquerque -meeting Santa Fe this, mo riling to complete a game 8lop'ped on Tuesday on uccount of darkness, and Albuquerque meeting I.as Vegas this afternoon. This was the way the Northern New Mexico Fair association fixed It so that Albu querque would play a double-header with the two strongest teams of tho tournament, having to meet tho all professional team of tho Meadow city after a battle with the doughty An cients. The third game was a contest be tween Santa Fe and Ins Vegas. Albuquerque Takes Another. The Brownies put a half-httch on the second money In the I.as Vegas tournament by defeating Santa Fo in this morning's game by tho decisive score of 4 to 2. which gives the Duke City bunch two games won and none lost, with one game to play. "Parson" Frant was on the firing line for the Browns and had every thing be needed. The Browns opened the game by making one run in the first inning and cinched It In the sev enth by making three moro. Franti shut the Ancients out for eight in nings and only let down long enough In the ninth to let the Ancients make two to make them feel good. Cable pitched for Santa Fc. ' Vegas Won This Afternoon. A telephone message this afternoon from I.as Vegas says tho game of baseball between tho Albuquerque aim t.as Vegas teams resulted In a victory for the latter by a score of 4 to 3., The Misses Taggart of Indianapolis, I daughters of the chairman of the dem ocratic national committee, Tiios. Ta- gart, arc spending a few days at the , Alvarado. The ladles have been spen I- ing several weeks in California and are -now on their way liome. Mrs. Damnini. at her parlors. No. 209 West Railroad avenue, Is pre pared to give thorough scalp treat ment, do hair dressing, tre-t corns, bunions and Ingrowing nails. Sbtr gives massage treatment and manicur ing. Mrs. Bambini's own preparation of complexion cream builds up the skin and Improves the complexion, and Is guaranteed not to be Injurious. Sno also orcparcs a hair tonic that cures end prevents dandruff and Yialr falling out; restores life to dead hair; removes moles, -warts and superfluous hair. Also face powder, a freckle cure and -pimple cure and pile cure. All of these preparations are purciy vegetable compounds. Havo Just ad ded a vibrator machine for treatment of Ecalp, face and cure of wrinkles. It is also used for rheumatism, pains and massage Speclul to The Evening Citizen. ' East Las Vegas, N. M Sept. 28. Tho first meeting or the New Mex ico Bankers' association, which met In fhla city Tuusday and Wednesday, adjourned Thursday afternoon. The following are the new officers elect ed: R. J.'Palen. Santa Fe. president; VI. A. Cahoon, Roswell, vice presi dent; Hallett Ray nobis, Las Vegas, secretary; j. u. Hcrndon, Albuquer que, treasurer. The ihree members of tho execut ive committee elected are: Benjamin 1 Slieirod, Raton, chairman; Joseph j Price, Socorro, and L. II. Brown, i Demlng. ! ' Benjamin Slierrod, Jefferson Rny i Holds, E. A. Cahoon, W. D. Murray and I" II- Brown were appointed a committee of five to attend tho Nn tlonnl Bankers' convention at, St. Louis. The next convention will be . held ut Santa Fe. JUST A FEW FACTS The Frank Rich Stock company, an organization of unttsuilly competent players, who have achieved signal sue-, cess In the southwest, will open a week's engagement a' the Elks' theat er next Monday uight. YESTERDAY'S GAME8. National League. At New York New York-Cincinni-Iti'grme postponed; rain. At Philadelphia R. H. E. j Pittsburg 3 12 C Philadelphia 0 12 1 Batteries Philllppi and Peitz; Mc- Closkey and Dooin. At Brooklyn R. If. E. Chicago 0 8 0 Brooklyn 4 11 0 BatcTles Lundgren and Kling; Pastorlus and Rittcr. At Boston St. Louis-Boston game postponed; rain. The opening bill will be "His Honor the Judge," a farcical omedy that has been one of the strongest lau,?h-gct-ters of tiie past two seasons. A number of really high-grade spe cialist are presented at each perform ance, prominent among whom are tho thiee marvelous SU'.ers Kclcey, who present a sinking, dancing comedy act, and tho Hill Edmon trio, Includ ing Baby Florence. ,, Starving to Death. Because her stomach was so weak ened by useless dms&lng that she could not eat. Mrs. mary H. Wal ters, of St. Clair St., Columbus, O., was literally starving to death. She writes: "My stomach was so weak from useless drugging that I could not eat, and my nerves so wrecked that I could not sleep; and not bo fore I was given up to die was I In duced to try Electric Bitters; with the wonderful result that improve ment began at once, nnd a coinploto cure ItflowA" Bit: he-iUli Ta'c oi rarUi. Cc. GjaraatooC tiy til drug, gists. American League. At Cleveland R. H. E. Cleveland in "13 1 New York 1 6 3 Batteries Rernhard and Clarke; C'hcsbro, Griffith, Kleinow and Tho mas. Second game R. II. E. Cleveland 2 5 n New York 2 6 2 Batteiles Rhoades and Clarke; Doyle and Tnomas. At Chicago R. H. E. Chicago 4 6 1 Washington 2 7 2 Batteries Owen and Sullivan; Pat ten and Warner. Western League, At Omaha R. H. E. Omaha 15 11 3 Sioux City 6 19. I) Batteries McGlory and Townsend, Ncwlin and Pettit. Second game R. H. E. Omaha 4 8 5 Sioux City 8 9 4 Batteries Corns and Gondlng; Jar rot and Pettit. Lincoln 0 2 0 Des Moines 1 6 1 Batteries McKay and Rogers; Ses sions and Hogrievcr. At Denver R. It. E. Denver 11 17 3 Pueblo 5 14 8 Batteries Reynolds and Zalusky; Henley and Rennlcktr. t I ( f ' M mm ' I 1 Is said of "green beer" not of Schlitz. Schlitz beer is aged in glass enameled steel tanks for months before it is marketed. . Fer mentation is finished 4ong before you get it. That is an apparent virtue. But the chief distinction of Schlitz is its purity -a virtue that you can't see. Yet the -cost - of that purity exceeds all other costs Ask for the Bravery Bottling. Common beer is sometimes substituted for Schlitz. of OUr n A. To avoid being imposed upon, see that the cork or crown is branded brewing. 9 That Made Milwaukee Famous. CONSOLIDATED ilQUOR CO., 109111 SOUTH FIRST STREET, ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO. ... PHONE, AUTOMATIC, 199 OR 265. r A PUBCfOOD fJWI w ! tAssoLurur puke ftlfT. CBw"nw SYSTEM 7. 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Top notch wages; higher than ' eastern scale. Perfect climate. Construction work possible at a season when it ceases elsewhere. Invest $25.00 in a railroad ticketon sale via Santa Fe, every day until October 31, 1906, inclusive. r. T. PURDY, Agent, Atchison. Topeka Santa Fe By., Albuquerque Illustrated leaflet showing rte of wages, free to thoie who apply to Rates NORTHERN NEW MEXICO FAIR A D FALL FESTIVAL, LAS VEGAS, N. M. Rate $4.00 ...- '.he round t Ip. Tickets on sale September 24 to 27. Return limit, September 29.. U06, INTERSTATE LIVE STOCK AN: HORSE SHOW, ST. JOSEPH, MO., September 24-29. Rate $30.75 Ur the round trip. Tickets on sale Sep tember 22 to 26 Inclusive, Final return limit October 1, 1906. This limit can be extended to October 15th by depositing ticket with agent on payment of 50 cents. AMERICAN ROYAL LIVE STOCK SHOW, KANSAS CITY, MO., October i -13, 1906. Rate $30.75 for the round trip. Tickets on sale October 5 to 9 Inclusive. Return limit October 15. This limit can be extended by dpoeitlng ticket with Joint Agent on payment of 50 cents. BIENNIAL MEETING, SUPREME LODGE, KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS, NEW ORLEANS, LA., October 15-25, 1906. Rate $38.50 via Kansas City and Memphis; $43.40 via El Paso and Houston or Marshall, Texas. Dates of sale October 11 to 14 inclusive. Return limit October SO, 1906. This limit can be extended by depositing ticket with Special Agent at New Orleans and the payment of a fee of 50 cents, Until November 30. CALL AT TICKET OFFICE for other low round trip rates on sale every day until September 30th, Also one way rates to points In the Nortli. west, South and West. T. C. fURDY, Agent, Albuquerque Mormon Conference i at Salt Lake City For above occasion the SANTA FE will sell tickets to Salt Lake City and return for one fare of $33.10. Tickets on Sale September 28and 29, 1906. T. T. PURDY, gent. Era yJ2 KKSB9HBKS