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COMING WORLD RULER
Alfred Mosely's Notable Pre diction of America's Destiny. HE OLAIMS ENGLAND MUST LEARN British Member of Parliament, Who Came to Study Our Industrinl Sys, temrn, Says Methods of United States Are Needed For Englnnd's Econom ic Salvation-Believes Capital and Labor Trusts Will Fornm Partner ship. Before I had talked with Alfred Mosely for ten minutes the other night I realized that the twenty-three Eng lish labor leaders who have just ar rived in New York as his guests were seeking the holy grail of industrial ism, writes James Creelman in the New York World. Under his leader ship they are to search in the work shops of America for British economic salvation In the secret of American success. Mr. Mosely is a country bred man from the west of England, a tvarni blooded, enthusiastic student of social and economic conditions who believes that Great Britain must be American ized along practical lines or surrender her position in Europe. "It was the arrival of American en gineers in South Africa that brought prosperity to that country," he said. "We couldn't get along. We made a failure of it till Americans like Gardi ner Williams, John HIays Hammond, the late Louis Seymour, Mr. Jennings, Mr. Perkins and others came to show us the way to success. That turned my mind toward America. If I were only twenty years old, I would take steps to become an American citizen. "The United States will yet rule the world, industrially, educationally, eth Ically and probably, when you get ready to use your armed force, phys ically. "We have come to America to learn how to succeed. We are quite honest and open about it. Your enormous suc cess, which has placed the markets of the world at your mercy, is due to the education of your people and to your superior methods of production. We want to know how to do things as well in England, and so each important trade Is represented among the dele gates." "If I gather your meaning. Mr. Mose ly, the trust system, the principle of industrial monopoly, which you find in the ascendant in America, does not shock or frighten you?" "The trusts? I believe in them. They are splendid and useful developments of your high civilization. They are solvigt gsragt--problem. of. .produc tion and distribution in America. 'They are giving AUmericans supremacy every where. I believe that the American who opposes industrial concentration injures his country." "Do you mean to say. Mr. Mosely, in sober earnest that you would, if you could, establish in England monopolies like the American trusts?" "I do, indeed. They would he a great blessing, a very great blessing, to England. I believe that that fact is recognized in my country." "TR11+ i tw.,en-at o--n in l,. nl\nnol,·.lrrnin if the territei power of monopoly is to be given into private hands, what is to become of the people, of the workers?" "We h;ae comi to Aimi rica to study that quest ion too. IIere labor is becom ing as highly organized as capital. A monopoly of' labor is as excellent and wise a thing as a monopoly of capital." "And then?" "And ih('l the Ihtor( trust and the capital trust can light it out, come to an atgrecment, sign a contract and work as partners. There is no irreconcilable difference between the two. They can be harmonized and should be harmo nized. I feel confident that the Amer ican trust and the American trades union in their last development will settle forever and on the Iest lines the question of capital and labor." Mr. Mlosely did not care to pursue the subject into toe abstract. "When the question of capital and la bor is fought out." he said. "I think that it will leave the two as partners on about these terms: First, a minimum wage for labor; second, interest for capital invested in an industry; third, a fund for depreciation of buildings, machinery and other items of the means of production; fourth, old age pensions for workers; fifth. the balance of the wealth produced to be equally divided between the employers and the employees." "When will the psychological mo ment arrive in the struggle for supre macy between England and America?" "It has arrived. It has passed. Amer ica has beaten England in the race." "Can the lost ground be recovered by England ?" "As to the United States I think not." "But will not England be driven to adopt a protective tariff to shut Amer lean enterprise out?" "Perhaps. That is one of the dangers of the situation. Of course such a tariff could not be complete, for we cannot raise enough food to keep our selves alive. Personally I favor a tariff on some of the things we are producing ourselves, a moderate tariff of course. I am a moderate free trader. "The civilization that is being built up in the United States will not crum ble and fall as other civilizations have gone to ruin. The track of history is across the ashes of great nations which fell into chaos or senility. But America is educating her people. She Is build ing upon the intelligence of the masses. What she builds will endure-trusts and trades unions and all." WASHINGTON LETTER [Special Correspondence.] Probably there is no government of fige in Washington with as many inter esting civil war characters on its mcas senger staff as are to be found in the state, war and navy building. Many of the high ranking officers in the war pand navy departments have as their messengers men. who were with them in an enlisted capacity in the trying dlays of the civil war. General Corbin. who commanded a negro regiment in the war, has three old colored men as his personal attend ants and messengers who served in his regiment. No one who visits the mam ,moth building daily can fail to know Barney. Every day, rain or shine, hot or cold, this once master at arms in the old navy of the United States is on duty. He reigns supreme in the northern court of the building. Although Barney is getting along in years, he still main tains his erect military appearance and is one of the best reminders of 186*2to be found in any of the departments. He has all the proverbial wit of the Irishman and is known, respected and liked by every naval officer on duty at the navy deparlnent. Capitol Dome In Mirage. A wonderful mirage which appeared in the sky to the south of the city, showing the dome of the capitol build ing, surmounted by the Goddess of Liberty, is creating great interest in scientific circles. By rare good fortune the attention of the weather bureau officials was called to the extraordi aary phenomenon, and the data taken by the bureau as to the atmospheric conditions which prevailed at the time the mirage was seen, with the deduc tions as to the exact nature and cause, are anxiously looked for by thousands of residents who saw the wonderful manifestation. The mirage was as clear and distinct as if painted with a gigantic brush on the sky, but much enlarged, covering an immense area of the heavens. The 'white dome of the capitol was thrown in sharp relief against the deep blue of the upper atmosphere. It lasted only seven minutes and then did not fade away gradually, but vanished as sud denly as it had appeared. General Bates' Big Cigar. Paymaster General Bates is the proud possessor of what is probably the largest cigar in the world. It is a product of the Philippines and was the gift of Major Comegys of the pay de partment. It is sixty-three inches long and as big as a man's arm. It is a curiosity in another way, inasmuch as 5t contains specimens of twenty-two kinds of native Philippine tobacco. In a note accompanying the gift Major Comegys says: "I send you the largest cigar you have ever seen-at least the largest I have ever seen. It is made of a number of the finest brands of to bacco grown in the islands. It was manufactured at San F'enando de Un ion, in Union province. Philippine Is lands. The case is also a curiosity. It may be called a family cigar, as all smoke it, and the grandmother is sup !posed to finish it, or the cigar to finish the grandmother." 'rie Patent Office Gazette. F. I Allen, commissioner o. patents, has issued the following general order relating to the publication of the Pat cut 011ice Gazette: "Beginning with volume 102, Jan. 1, 1903, the Official Gazette of this office will be published in bimonthly instead of quarterly volumes. "The yearly subscription price, $5 to domestic subscribers and $10 to foreign subscribers. will remain unchanged, but the subscription price for a single volume will be $1 to domestic sub scribers and $2 to foreign." Ted, the lalty Leopard. There is a baby leopard out at the Washington zoo. IHe is a native of Mexico when he is at home. but now his address has been changed, and he has become the delight of many Wash ington youngsters. In his native wilds he is known by the name of Mexican tiger, blut his real name is leopard. IHe Is a member of the cat family and a fine specimen of the tribe, although only seven weeks old. lie has been nicknamed Ted, in honor of President Roosevelt. Ted is just able to have a name, for he is no larger than a nearly grown kitten. Some day. -though, he will weigh near ly 125 pounds. The little Mexican tiger or leopard or jaguar or mountain cat, call it what you will, belonged to a New York mining man, who present ed it to the zoo. Rented Churches Will le Taxed. Church property In the District of Columbia Is by law exempt from taxa tion, but the assessor has rendered a decision that will be of interest to church people everywhere. Upon com plaint of superintendents of public halls that their revenue was being cut down by the rental of churches for public entertainments the collector de cided that church property rented for purposes of revenue shall be listed on the books as taxable property. There fore churches that are rented for en tertainments must not only pay the regular license fee, but the property will be taxed at the prevailing rates. Substitute For the Canteen. Secretary Root has approved a pre liminary plan for the expenditure of the appropriation of $500,000 intended to provide substitutes at military posts for the canteen, which has been abol ished by legislation. Major French of the quartermaster's bureau will be the head of the board to complete the plans, and two other officers yet to be designated will assist him. The inten tion is to provide reading rooms, gym nasiums and other amusements for the soldiers. The appropriation was made in the last army supply bill. CARL SCHOFIELD. HUMOR OF THE HOUR Pride Before a FPall. "Conme here, Genevieve." said the proud young author. "I want to talk to you about a whole lot of things." The pretty little girl shyly held back and put a finger in her mouth. "Won't you be friends with me?" he urged. "Come, I'll tell you a story. Don't you like stories?" "Yeth, thir." she softly answered. "I like fairy thtorieth. Do you know any fairy thtorieth?" "Oh, lots of them. Come on and sit on my" knee, and I'll tell you the pret tiest fairy stories you ever heard. There, that's a dear girl! And so you're nearly seven years old? Why, you'll be a young lady in a little While, won't you? Now what kind of a fairy story do you like? One that has a beautiful princess in it, I'll bet." "Yeth, thir. But I like one that hath two beautiful printhetheth in it bet ter." "Ah, well, we will have two beauti ful princesses in this one. Once upon a time there was-by the way, has your papa ever read any stories to you out of the book that I wrote?" "No, thir." "That's too bad. Did he ever tell you anything about it?" "He told mamma about it. I heard him thay one day that he wath glad you gave it to him becauth it would come in handy thometime to put under the leg of the table if a cather ever got lotht." End of fairy story.-Florida Times Union and Citizen. Unnbaken. "Do you mean to say you first sug gested the means of settling the coal strike ?" "Yes." "But I never even heard of you." "That merely goes to prove my as sertion. Everybody knows that the people who originate things are very likely not to get the credit for them." -Washington Star. A Good Suggestion. The preacher had apparently almost reached his peroration, but he had ap. parently almost reached it before, and the congregation was suspicious. "What can I say more?" he asked in impassioned tones. "Amen." answered a man in a back seat.-Chicago Post. A Necktie. MA °0 I\ Its Drawback. With a disgusted expression the plu tocrat steps from his nermobile, which has just been steered to the mooring station. "How do you like it?" asks an inter ested observer. "No good," growls the plutocrat. "Why, the blamed thing goes so high that you can't even scare the pedes trians, let alone run into them."-Bal timore American. A Young Wife's Anxiety. "IIHow do you cook craps. Mrs. Frye ?" "Craps, my dear? What are they?" "I don't know, but I heard my hus band say something about shooting some, and I thought lie might want me to cook them."-Philadelphia Bul letin. Nothing Gained. "Did that new doctor succeed in cur ing your husband of insomnia ?" "Yes; but the doctor's bill was so ex cessive that my husband cannot sleep now for worrying over how he is to pay it."-Indianapolis News. Becoming More So Every Day. "I suppose black and red and yellow people know what love is as well as we?" "Oh. yes; love is color blind."-De trolt Free Press. As He Surmised. Sharpe-You better not trifle with her, old man. She will run you down. Whealton-H'm! Does she own an automobile too'--Ohio State Journal A Plausible Theory. Hewitt-I don't smoke as many ci gars as I used to. Jewett-You must have lost a friend. -New York Times. Owns Not His Own. Caruthers has a library surpassing all in town, In works of fiction, science, natural his tory, et cetera, Embracing works in every field by au thors of renown, His is of man's progressive thought the greatest treasury. His house is hardly large enough to hold his reservoir That overflows his study and invades adjoining nooks. And visitors gaze wonderingly upon his volume's store And envy him his menu of supremely luscious books. But he, poor man, alas! This store is locked from his survey; if he should live the limit of man's des ignated span, Ie'd have no time to read; he must slave fourteen hours a day To meet the need; his books were bought on the Installment plan. -Boston Courier. TIM HEALY'S SPEECH. Shafts of Wit Fired at Eng land's Prime Minister. THE ROLE OF A UGANDAl ASSUMED Irish Member's Speech In the Brit ish House of Commons Was Consid ered One of the Most Effective Pieces of Politieal Irony Ever Ut tered. Mr. Tim Healy's speech in the house of commons on the reassembling of parliament a few days ago won gen eral praise as one of the most effective pieces of political irony ever uttered within the walls of St. Stephen's. As reported in the London Daily Tele. graph the speech ran as follows: Mr. IIealy said he rose for the pur pose of saying a few words on the subject of the Uganda railway. Speak ing as a matter of Uganda, he wished to thank the government for the great measure of advancement, which he was sure would bring calm to Kerry and balm to Balladehob--namely, the proposed expenditure upon that coun try of :a large amount of public money and the taking up of the time of the house with regard to a project of that de..-ription. He could not help felici tating the government on the proposal to spend time and money upon the in habitants of that distant and neglected land. Uganda was a place which had ilways been foremost i:n his thoughts. Th:iey had been brought up to love and reverence it, and it was at least a consolation that that long neglected country should at length have won the favor and approbation of the prime minister of England to such an extent that he was prepared in a time of great stringency and when the educa tion bill was exciting so much passion to give the people of that country the hope of having a large portion of the time of the house of commons devoted to it. There must be some reason for this flattering attention to Uganda. He believed It was a crimeless country and that its administration was in the hands of the most pure souled remova bles which the British empire could afford. Law and order there proceeded with a regularity of which they had no ex ample in this country (England), and hence it was that the British parlia ment turned aside from mere paltry topics, such as the affairs of Ireland, of England, Scotland and W\ales, and de voted itself with one voice to the in terests of the people of that afflicted area. New as the right honorable gen tleman was to the otlice of prime min ister, he had given a pledge to the em pire at large which would redound through Australia, Canada and every island and kimgdoml and republic, too, absorbed by England that, however much this parliament might have its hands full, if you were a nigger, a painted savage or a heathen roaming the woods the prime minister of Eng land still had a tear at his disposal and that in his generosity lie would Ihe pre pared to appeal to the chancellor of the exchequer to pour out the gold of England for the benefit of this be nighttd and dejected savage. The Irish members had long gloried in the destruction of their own parlia ment, bencause wh(!len in Ireland, within the 1:1-rrow walls of an Irish parlia ment, could they imagine such disinter estedness? Where could they imagine such altruism, when their own country was palpitating, thrilling and throb bing with passionate emotion, as to turnl aside to contemplate the position of tilhe niggers of Uganda? Ilence it was that in future the admiration which he had always felt would now be something ethical and ennobling, and they would go back to their own country with the glorious and glowing pri.lciple thalt Kerry might be neglect ed, ('oniaught might be starving, but at :least the house lad aln eye and a watchful care for the people of UITanIuII. Tile Big Chlrysantheunlnl. All vanished are the flowers That long their fragrance shed; They withered with the summer, And all their beauty ltied. But now in all its glory We see another come, And gladly we are hailing The big chrysanthemum. It isn't much on fragrance, For it's not built that way; It doesn't sweeten breezes That oft around it play, But gorgeous are the colors And beautiful the hues That nature on it lavished To make its charms profuse. In modesty 'tis lacking- That virtue often praised- For it is forward pressing, And high its head is raised, But there's sufficient reason For playing "rubberneck," Because it takes that method To show us it's on deck. In foliage, too, 'tis lacking, For there's but little green That from it is projecting Where its long stem is seen, But leaves 'tis coldly spurning. Preferring that they drop. Directing all attention To beauty that's on top In great conservatories It reigns as queen of all. The beauty it enhances At festival and ball. 'Tis waved as floral trophy Where rules the football game, And at all social functions It gets there just the same. 'Tis glorious in color. Majestic in its mien, And everywhlere in autumn It reigns as floral queen. 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