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Wausau Pilot
TUESDAY, AUG. IT, 1915.
OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY PAPER.
Published weekly and entered at the Post
Office at Wausau as second class matter.
Named Hambrecht.
Gov. E. L. Philipp has appointed
Assemblyman George P. Hambrecht
of Grand Rapids to. succeed Charles
H. Crownhart, Superior, as chairman
of the state industrial commission,
and Assemblyman Liarnard Moran of
Rhinelander to succeed Louis F.
Meyer, Milwaukee, as state oil in
spector.
Mr. Hambrecht is appointed for a
term of six years at a salary of $5,000
a year, and Mr. Moran for two years
at a salary of $2,000 a year.'
Mr. Hambrecht is a graduate of the
college of letters and science and the
college of law of the 1 niversity of
Wisconsin and is serving his second
term as member of the house. He
was a candidate against Lawrence
Whittet for speaker of the assembly.
His appointment brings to a close
the long tight that was made to in
duce Gov. Philpp to re-appoint Mr.
Crownhart.
Cigars and Better Times.
Samuel Gompers gives us a pretty
good straw on better times when he
says there are no cigarmakers idle in
the country. Cigar making is Gom
pers’ trade and he keeps pretty good
track of the industry.
It is true that cigar smoking is a
good deal of. a luxury, a luxury that
poor men enjoy as much as rich men.
Rut when times are hard the poor
man cuts it out and reduces himself
to the pipe, then to plug chewing and
in severe straits, no tobacco at all.
The rich man's smpke alone does not
make for good times in the cigar
making trade. So, when the nation's
cigarmakers are all at work we know
that times have brightened for the
poor man.—Beloit News.
That 200,000 Jews were expelled by
Russia from the provinces of Kowno
and Kurland on May 19 was news that
did not get by the censors, but the bit
ter story tinally reached this country.
Within from 8 to 30 hours all the
Jews, young and old, men, women and
children, well and sick, even mothers
w ith new-born babes, were driven out.
They were not allowed to take any
thing with them, or to settle in the
nearby provinces, but were driven on
to the east.
The next week the order was re
called. It was all a mistake, said the
Government, and the Jews could re
turn, but only under severe condi
tions. Duke Tumanow, in Wiln.ii
laid down the condition that hostages
should be given, who would be put to
death on the least sign of ‘‘treachery.”
The Jews did not return.
Throughout Russia the Jews, with
the flower of their manhood in the
armies of the Czar, are uncertan w hat
will happen the next moment. So
serious is the situation for them that
a writer in the New York “Globe”
suggests that America, w hich brought
Russia to book in 1911 on the passport
issue, should throw its protection
around these people now by threaten
ing an embargo on exports to Russia.
Senatok Isaac Stephenson has
spent and lost a half million dollars
in his newspaper adventures and is
now ready to quit. He couldn't,fool
anybody; everybody knew what he
was doing and the influence of such a
newspaper, backed by corporate
wealth, is nil. The papers which
wield the largest influence in any
community are those * which stand on
their own merits: are not backed up
by corporate wealth. The country
needs fearless, independent papers,
not run in the interests of a few men
of capital. Papers backed up by large
capital to manipulate the political
situation, or by threat and intimida
tion to make it possible for certain
interests to ride rough shod over the
will of the people, is a condition not
to be tolerated. Papers thus backed
have not the influenceof a well edited
circular and it is right that they
shouldn't. Stephenson and his imi
tators stand out, tagged as money
givers to accomplish selfish ends, and
their number are becoming less each
year, as the tag means selfishness
greed, graft and no influence.
The fact that wheat orders from
Eurotie. to the extent of $2,000,000
have recently been cancelled by the
Allies, has caused all kinds of rumors':
that peace arrangements had been
entered into: that the Allies had
received a tip that success in the Dar
danelles was alxmt to be realized or
the activity of the German subma
rines made delivery uncertain. The
reason probably wiil soon be made
known.
t retain editors and others^who
criticized President Wilson for re
jecting a peace plan said to have been
brought from European belligerents
and submitted to him by Jane
Addarns. must feel a little foolish
now that Miss Addarns declares
she never submitted anything of j
the sort or had anything of the j
sort to submit.—Evening Wisconsin, j
? =
The bill of Senator W. W. Albers
regarding the Industrial School for
Girls of Milwaukee was passed at the
closing of the legislature. This will
place the school under the state board
of control. Mr. Albers is to be con
gratulated upon the success of his
labors.
Flour continues to rise and fall
and the rise is considerable larger
than the fall, and it w ill continue to
do so until the end of time, when the j
proper yeast is used.
OUR PUBLIC FORUM
Ralph Peters
On Railway Mail Pay
A controversy has been raging #n the columns of the
press between the railroads and the Federal Post Office
Department over the question of proper compensatio
for handling the United States mails. Mr. Ralph Peters,
Chairman of the Railway Mail Committee, when asked
to state the railroad side of the controversy to the
American farmer, said in part:
"The railway mail pay question will be settled—ana
settled permanently and with justice to all concerned—
as soon as the American people realize that the whole
subject, while seemingly complicated and technical, boils
down to a few simple points of fair business dealing
which no one need be a rate expert to understand.
"The first is that the Post .Office Department weighs the mails, and re
adjusts the pay of the railroads, only once in four years. This compels the
railroads to carry the Increase in the mail tonnage during the intervening
vears without pay—manifestly an injustice in the case of a rapidly growing
business. One consequence has been that last year the railroads carried fully
half the parcel post for nothing.
*“A second point is this: In addition to carrying the mails, the rril
roads are required to operate many traveling post offices for sorting and
distributing the mails while in transit. But the Post Office Department pays
for such post offices only where they occupy whole car,s, and pays n'othing
in the many cases in which it merely requires the use of post office apart
ments in combination cars, although such apartments differ from the full
railway post office cars only in size. More than 4,200 apartments of this
character have been fitted up, and are maintained for the exclusive use of
the Post Office Department. Failure to pay for them has been an especial
hardship to the smaller roads on which the Department does not find it
necessary to utilize whole cars.
"One last point: In thousands of instances (though not in all) the Post
Office Department requires the railroads to carry the mails back and forth
between railroad stations and post offices, but pays them nothing for this
extra service beyond the rates covering the rail transportation. The rail
roads have no choice but to perform this additional service gratis, or refuse
to carry the mails at all.
"Now for the remedies the ask: They do not ask to have the
mails weighed daily, or to have each shipment weighed and paid for sep
arately. as is done in the case of private shippers. They merely ask to
have the mails weighed, and the pay of the railroads adjusted, at least once
a year, instead of once in four years. They also ask that apartment post
office cars be paid for, at reasonable rates, according to size. Lastly, they
ask that the Post Office Department cease to require of them free messenger
service between stations and post offices, and either relieve them of this
Bervice or pay fairly for it. These are the reforms the railroads ask of Con
gress. They gladly lay these reforms before the public, confident that they
will appeal to the common sense and fairness of American voters.’’
Don't Fool Yourself.
Let us not deceive ourselves, no
amount of military preparation will
guarantee peace. Unusual prepara
tion at this time is nothing short of
a deliberate dare to the nations of
the world, especially those with whom
we now have ditliculties.
The big stick' will bring you noth
ing unless"you use it. With the im
plements of war at hand we will be
tempted to use them, and ill advised
ly most of the time. The whole is a
dangerous business. It will put us
in the class war-like nations. We
will lose much of our amiable .temper
and It will foster a murderous busi
ness. Let us not be hasty about it.
Let us be reasonable and cultivate a
good understanding with the nations
of the world. Let us be just, fair and
manly, and we will have no need of
the Rig Stick.
The Snag fn the Seas.
When, at the beginning of the war,
it was proposed to purchase all in
terned German ships, those who
wanted to go ahead with the move
ment found that England objected.
When, at a later date, Americans
began shipping to Europe certain
products that Europe wanted, it was
discovered that England objected.
When, at a still later date, the
question of search and seizure was to
be settled, the United States pro
ceeded to lay down certain principles,
and to our astonishment, England
objected.
When it came to shipping as be
tween neutral countries, the shippers
found that the point of destination
matters little in international com
merce, as England objected.
And now when Germany proposes
to put several of her ships under the
American (lag for international com
merce, England objects.
Verily, this England is some little
snag—whatever the merits of this
government's or Germany’s proposals
may be. And she is getting away
with it.
The proper parapharnalia for the
summer of 1915 has been a palm beach
suit, an overcoat, galosies, an ice bag
and a pair of ear muffs, and in order
to have gotten through a day without
discomfort, one has had to have his
every trusty umbrella with him.
A summek vacation is somewhat
peculiar. It consists of a'thin slice
of rest between two thick layers of
getting ready to go and being anxious
to get back.
ELBERT HUBBARD
The greatest loss the world has
suffered from the European war was
the death of Elbert Hubbard. Navies
may be sent to the bottom of the
sea, cities razed to the ground and
the products of farm and factory re
duced to ashes; they can be replaced,
but the pen of Elbert Hubbard is stilled
forever.
His was a “Little Journey” through
life but he saw more beauty, useful
ness and power than any traveler of
his day. He did not have to visit the
fountain of genius, climb the moun
tain tops of achievement or touch the
mile-posts of progress to stimulate
inspiration. His Creator planted in
his breast a well spring of human
thought that gushed forth from the
reservoir of divine power—a gift
from the gods. Life flowed through
his heart more freely and human
emotions stirred his miifd more com
pletely than that of any other man of
his generation.
He is the greatest literary product
of this commercial age. the most
masterful “ad'* writer the world ever
produced and has contributed more
toward understanding and apprecia
tion of industry than any thinker who
ever penned a line or hummed a tune
on this planet. He was the most ac
curate historian of human nature, the
most capable sculptor of human
thought and the most able painter of
human action of the age in which he
lived.
The ocean waves may tenderly kiss
his body farewell, the salt of the sea
corrode his pen but his spirit will
live on and on forever and wield an
influence in directing the lives of
men and shaping the destinies of na
tions so long as time lasts, men
think and society exists.
STATE FI TO BE
CARNIVAL OF MUSIC
EIGHTEEN BAND AND FOUR OR
CHESTRAS TO PLAY DURING
THE FIVE DAYS.
SHEBOYGAN IN STAR ROLE
SCHEDULE OF BANDS.
Monday, Sept. 13 (Children’s Day)
—Sheboygan, Mayville, Shullsburg.
Tuesday, Sept. 14 (Interurban
Day)—Sheboygan, Racine, Shulls
burg.
Wednesday, Sept. 15 (State Day)
—Sheboygan, Racine, Madison,
Bloomington.
Thursday, Sept. 15 (Milwaukee
Day)—Sheboygan, Milwaukee, Mer
rill, Oshkosh, Horicon.
Friday, Sept. 17 (Traveling Men’s
Day) Milwaukee, Merrill, Janes
ville.
Milwaukee, Aug. 15.—The famous
Sheboygan band of sixty-five pieces
will be the star musical organization
at the 1915 State Fair. This band will
play in front of the grand stand for
the first four days of the fair. This
band was at the 1914 State Fair and
proved such a decided hit that it is
given the stellar role among the 1915
bands.
As indicated by the accompanying
‘schedule, there will be more bands at
this year’s fair than ever played at a
Wisconsin State Fair.
The aim in the entire arrangement
of this year’s fair is to have something
doing every minute of every day, and
to send patrons of the fair home satis
fied that the 1915 State Fair was the
best they had ever seen in every re
spect.
In addition to the bands announced,
there will be an orchestra of nine
pieces in the Stock Judging Building,
a similar orchestra in the Dairy Build
ing and two orchestras in the Machin
ery Hall, where the great automobile
6how will be held.
Still another band will be a ladies’
band of twelve pieces which will be
seen among the eighteen free attrac
tions to be shown at three different
locations on the grounds each day.
Some of the Midway attractions also
will have bands, so that the State Fair
this year will be a gigantic carnival of
music, as w r ell as the greatest exposi
tion and show’ Wisconsin ever has
presented.
One of the memorable incidents of
each play’s program will he a parade
of all free and paid attractions and ali
bands on the grounds. This parade
will take place each morning at 11
o’clock. It will rival the famous Ring
ling Brothers parade.
All of the bands playing at this
year’s fair will bring big delegations
from their home towns and cities, as
all are promoting special trains to the
fair.
ELBERT HUBBARD
The greatest loss the world has
suffered from the European war was
the death of Elbert Hubbard. Navies
may be sent to the bottom of the
sea, cities rased to the ground and
the products of farm and factory re
duced to ashes; they cm be replaced,
but the pen of Elbert Hubbard is stilled
foiever.
His was a “Little Journey” through
life but he saw more beauty, useful
ness and power than any traveler of
his day. He did not have to visit the
fountain of gr:.ors. climb the moun
tain tops of achie.ement or touch the
mile-posts of progress to stimulate
inspiration. His Creator planted in
his breast a well spring of human
thought that gushed forth from the
reservoir of divine power—a gift
from the gods. Life flowed through
his heart more freely and human
emotions stirred his mind more com
pletely than that of any other man of
his generation.
He is the greatest literary product
of this commercial age, the most
masterful “ad” writer the world ever
produced and has contributed more
toward understanding and apprecia
tion of industry than any thinker who
ever penned a line or hummed a tune
on this planet. He was the most ac
curate historian of human nature, the
most capable sculptor of human
thought and the most able painter of
human action of the age in which he
lived.
The ocean waves may tenderly kiss
his body farewell, the salt of the sea
corrode his pen but his spirit will
live on and on forever and wield an
influence in directing the lives of
men and shaping the destinies of na
tions so long as time lasts, men
think and society exists. ,
WAUSAU PILOT.
SIDE LIGHTS ON THE JAPAN
ESE-CHINESE SITUATION.
(Continued from first page)
would do credit to any European city,
and hospitals and schools with the
most modern equipments. The For
mosan Chinese are given work, their
health is looked after, and sanitary
measures are everywhere strictly en
forced. No one who is not utterly
prejudiced can doubt but that the
people of all classes are a thousand
times better off than they were be
fore. Even the head-hunting aborigi
nes are given a chance to develop
and schools are established all over
the island where the children of
“gentled” savages are taught.
Keelin g is one of the very few ports
in the Orient where big ocean-going
liners can dock, and during the tea
season, the big concrete docks with
their huge cranes and the thousands
of busy coolies at work there are evi
dences of a very real and wonderful
change and development.
Among slighter things which the
Japanese have to remember of the
Chinese, was the murder of a ship
wrecked Japanese boat crew on the
east coast of China in 1874. The men
were beheaded and two Japanese
women who were on hoard were sold
for $8 each.
Coming to more recent times, every
one remembers the siege of Peking in
1900, and that Japan suffered and
fought with the European forces.
In lull two Japanese officers were
insulted and mistreated in Nanking
and a number of times in distant,
interior places Japanese workmen
have been set upon and injured.
And now comes the last slappf all, the
culminating insult, which hasresult
ed, not in Japan turning the other
cheek, but arising in her wrath and
calling Enough!
That was the formal announcement
of the Chinese government last Janu
ary of the abolition of the war zone
in Shantung!
Not a preliminary word to Japan
about it, and no peace concluded be
tween Japan and Germany—simply a
note from the Chinese government to
the Japanese Legation, in Peking,
statipg that the war zone was abol
ished, and a peremptory request that
tfie Japanese troops be withdrawn
from Shantung and the railroad im
mediately.
The note was really magnificent in
its assumption hut it proved a last
straw, and Japan is looking down the
years that have passed and at last
sees her opportunity for settling up
old scores.
Japan knows as every one who
really knows the East, knows that
China is a growing menace to the
whole Orient, and an armed China
with her.hatred of foreigners is a
horror not easy to reconcile ourself
to.
Admiral Mahan in his book The
Problem ot Asia says: “Tar as the re
sult lies behond our present horizon,
it is difficult to contemplate with
equanimity such a vast mass as the
four hundred millions of Chinese con
centrated into one effective political
organization equipped with modern
appliances,” and farther on—“ Thus
the claim of an indigenous population
to retain indefinitely control of ter
ritory depends not upon a natural
right, but upon political fitness, shown
in the political work of governing,
administering and developing, in such
manner as to insure The natural right
of the world at large that resources
should not be left idle, hut he utiliz
ed for the general good. Failure to
do this justifies in principle, compul
sion from outside: the position to be
demonstrated, in the particiftar in
stance, is that the necessary time and
the fitting opportunity have arrived.”
“The interests of the populations in
these countries is by no means neces
sarily identical with those of the
present governments, nor with the
continuance of the latter in either
form or person. These are not repre
sentative, in the sense that they either
embody the wishes or promote the
best welfare of the subject. They
represent at most the incapacity of
the people to govern themselves, and
in their defects are the results of
generations of evolutions from a false
system, unmodified by healthy op
position. fieing what they are, should
necessity demand their discontinu
ance, there need be no tenderness in
dealing with them as institutions,
whatever consideration may he shown
to the incumbents of the moment.”
If one has‘a big enough perspective
to follow Admiral Mahan and take
this broad view he cannot And much
fault with what Japan is doing and
wants to do in China. Her time has
come. She finds a huge country at
her doors, scandalously mis-governed.
full of natural resources which have
not been developed and cannot be suc
cessfully developed until the country
is properly administered and thorough
ly policed.
China has no government—it is a
Republic only in name. The south
hates the North and central China
hates both. Piracy aiong the rivers
and coasts and brigandage in the in
terior are almost as prevalent as they
were a hundred years ago. Every
river boat and eveu the boats sailing
between Hongkong and Macao have
arsenals of guns, and tully armed
soldiers pace the decks constantly on
watch for suspicious craft along the
way.
1 came up from Macao to Hongkong
a few weeks ago, and being the only
first class passenger on board, the
Captain talked with me all the way
up. The boat belonged to the Eng
lish line of steamers plying up and
down the West River and to Macao.
The Captain was a Scotchman who
had lived in China for twenty-four
years. He showed me the arsenal the
boat carried and 1 examined the
double steel gratings with doors that
spring shut and lock in an instant,
which separate the bridge from the
deck, and the deck from the pilot
room, and the second and third class
quarters from the upper deck. Be
sides these precautions, all the stan
chions and deck rails were wound and
crossed with a veritable network of
barbed wire to prevent climbing up
to the deck from below.
The West River boats are followed
by a gun boat for protection.
Ital ked with the captain abou
China and his opinion agreed with
that of nearly every foreigner I met
who had lived in China and really
knew conditions there. He considered
that Rritain was criminally negligent
in not having done exactly what Japan
is doing now.
I couldn’t help smiling to myself,
for this is what every Britisher in
China has wanted and counseled for
years.
In Lord Charles Reresford's book
The Break-up of China, w ritten after
the mission confided to him by the
Associated Chambers of Commerce
and which is really an exhaustive re
port of Rritish commercial matters in
China, he quotes a letter sent him by
one of the Commercial Associations of
Britishers in China in which is said,
“The establishment in the interior of
industrial enterprises, such as fila
tures, oil-mills, and iron-works, would
lead to a great development of trade,
to the introduction of British machi
nery and skilled labour, and to the
profitable employment of British
capital.
“But an indispensable preliminary
is the right to acquire by purchase,
land in the interior, on which these
and other commercial enterprises can
be uninterruptedly carried on.
“Unless we can hold land on these
terms, we are liable to have our ten
ure abruptly terminated owing to
pressure applied by an unfriendly or
timorous magistrate.
“ * * * We wish also to be al
lowed to mine under our own names,
and as a matter of right, not of favour.
This is not a small matter; the min
eral wealth of these provinces is great;
gold is worked in many parts in a
primitive manner: lead and silver
are also found, and iron abounds—in
some places close to coal.
“Most important however, are the
large deposits of coal of various des
criptions, anthracite, semi-anthra
cite, bituminous, &c., only requiring
machinery to develop a large export
trade, and compete in the Shanghai
market with Tientsin and Japan.”
Again, in regard to Wei-Hai-Wei,
Lord Beresford says: “I consider it an
immense acquisition to our naval
strength in the China Seas, as with
but a comparatively small expenditure
of money it could he made a most
efficient and powerful naval base.
The island is two thirds the size of
Gibralter. It is the best place in
China to build a Sanatorium for the
fleet. In the event of the British
desiring to help the Chinese to organ
ize their defensive forces, this place
would be msot suitable for commenc
ing to train them, whether naval or
militarv.”
Lord Reresford’s hook is a big vol
ume, packed full of reports, statistics,
letters, etc., from prominent indi
vidual Britishers in China as well as
from commercial associations, and no
one who wishes to get sidel lights on
China. Chinese character, and condi
tions in China (as well as incidentally
the naive certainty that Chinese
civilization should he a British affair)
can afford to let it go unread.
When one remembers that the
Chinese customs are managed by the
British, the Salt Gabelle is adminis
tered by Sir Richard Dane and that
suggestions that the Chinese army
and police be “assisted” by British
officers are made constantly by every
Britisher in China, it is difficult to
see the consistency in condemning
Japan for what she wants to do in
China.
Something has got to be done there
and a beginning has to be made, but
the press of America will stand on
tiptoe and wring its hands and
screech if Japan happens to be the
power to at last force civilization
upon the inert monster?
Everard Cotes in his Signs and Por
tents in the Far East says: “The
Chinese troops have ,been organized
to bolster up the ambitions of particu
lar Chinese viceroys. They are not
even suitable for police work. On
the other hand they constitute a real
and ever-present menace to the
Europeans resident in China. They
are liable to’ be used at any time, at
the bidding of petty spite or imagined
grievance, to indulge the strong anti
foreign feeling which is always close
below the surface in the excitable
populace. * * * Again and again
in the past the armaments of China
have been turned against the Euro
pean. Nothing has occurred to ren
der the future immune from repeti
tion of the events of the years 1899-
1900 when white men were murdered
by Chinese soldiers in the streets of
Peking and Chinese artillery was
turned upon white women and chil
dren in Mukden. The larger and
more efficient the armaments, the
sooner may trouble be expected to re
cur, and the more serious will it be.”
The foreign missionaries, in spite
of their sickly-sentimental views of
the Chinese, w ill tell you some times
if you can get them to talk, of ghast
ly things that have happened in many
places in China of which the world
has never one word, simply be
cause the places are so remote that
by the time the news dribbles through
to the coast it is months old and only
causes a local ripple.
Suppose Japan does get something
in the way of concessions, commerce,
etc., for her people in China. Who
can possibly deny that China herself
will be the better for it and that
the lives of all foreigners in China
will be safer?
One has only to travel intelligently
through Korea and Formosa to real
ize what a tremendous power for good
Japan has been in those countries.
Every where disease has been checked,
epidemics almost wiped out, the
water supplies have been entirely
changed, and sanitation, which before
Japanese occupancy was a thing as
unknown as it is today in China, is
strictly enforced. Every house in
every town is twice a year thorough
emptied and cleaned under police in
spection. modern schools and hospitals
have been established everywhere,
natural resources of all sorts have
been developed giving employment to
thousands of natives, the re-foresting
of the denuded hills of Korea and
South Manchuria has changed the
whole aspect of the country, and last,
but not least, the awful poverty of
China which one has to see to believe.
DON'T SPECULATE
BUY A
PARK VIEW LOT
And Make Monet)
These lots will grow in value. Get
in on the ground floor and
double your money.
East from Grand Ave. on Town Line Road,
near Granite Works, Packing Plant and Box
Factory.
Eight lots are held near railroad for another
factory.
Common horse sense will tell you these lots
will increase faster near these factories than in
any other part of the city.
Water and sewer has been put in up to the
addition. Inside lots $250, corner lots S3OO.
Terms easy.
Smith-Anderson Land Cos.
F. O. CROCKER, Agent. Phone 1946
has changed to comparative comfort
for all. >
Alfred Stead in his book on Japan
in speaking of the work done by that
government in Formosa, says “The
principles which governed the Japan
ese policy in Formosa may be said to
be the knowledge of the fact that the
drain-pipe and the school house are
essential elements of progress.”
England has during the last year
taken over the Sudan—a country of
almost a million square miles—not as
a protectorate as the papers have
given out—it has been a protectorate
and there lias been an army of occu
pation down there for years—but as a
true Crown Colony, the facts in regard
to which will come out after the war.
In his book, The Far Eastern Ques
tion (published in 1890) Valentine
Chivol alludes to Egypt even at that
time as “our veiled protectorate,”
and compares conditions there with
those in China.
I do not remember that England
was criticized for this, although for
years her promise to evacuate Egypt
has been known, but when Japan
took over Korea, a far smaller country,
and with better reason and right, and
gets the concessions and priviledges
for her people in China which she has
just succeeded in doing, and which
would have to go to some foreign
power in order that China’s resources
be developed, the anti-Japanese press
yaps and howls in a fury of denuncia
tion.
To quote Admiral Mahan once
more—he says “Self interest is not
only a legitimate, but a fundamental
cause for national policy; one which
needs no cloak of hypocrisy.”
The enemies of Japan interpret si
lence and ability to keep her private
affairs to herseif as a “cloak of hy
pocrisy,” although it seems as if this
might be regarded as only reasonable
common sense.
Again Admiral Mahan says, “When
life departs, a carcass can be utalized
only by dissection or for food: the
gathering to it ol the eagles is a nat
ural law, of which it is bootless to
complain.”
Who can deny that the only reason
the European “eagles” are not gath
ering around the huge carcass of
the “sickman man of Asia” is because
they are otherwise engaged?
And has Japan been so well treated
by the other powers that they should
expect her to out-Chrislian the Chris
tians?
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of dispute. We score with our lumber because our qualities are
right, our values big and our prices little. We would like you to
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WAUSAU MARKET.
The following are the current retail
prices of the various articles of pro
dace as reported for the Pilot on
Aug. 17, 1915:
Potatoes % ,;5o
Butter, dairy 2tS
Butter, creamery 28
Eggs, fresh 20
Flour, patent 3.80
Flour, rye 3.60
Middlings 1.50
Meal, coarse 1
Meal, fine 1
Feed 1 ■*’
Bran l
Cheese, American
Cheese, brick - 15
Chickens, dressed .
Oats 40 to F
Com, shelled
Salt J-J}
Linseed meal -Z
Ground oats

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