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N I iiiy Storks being driven from west Europe by cannonading; British censors charged with abuse of power; swindlers pose as war heroes; tariff innovation prompts opposition; other interesting news, and comments of war ridden Europe XX XX XX XX XX XX XX XX XX XX XX XX XX XX XX XX XX XX IX Second Section VOL. XI, NO. 2 9 EUROPEAN WAR IS CAUSING VISIONS Provoking Explosions by Spark Transmission .tuiic Impossible. SCIENCE AND THE WAR "Confidence Men" Are Taking Advantage of a Grave Situation. (Oorrtspondenoa of the Assoclstsd Press). PARIS, Oot 18. Provoking explo sion at a distance by the transmis sion of electric parka la an Impossi bility, according to ir. Bdouard Dranly, who in iN9o discovered means of i losing and reopening an electric current at a distance without the use of b transmitting wire, which la the principle of wireless tar'.egraphy. 'The human species' Doctor lran ly says, In talking to a representative the Associated Press, "is paying a sufficiently large tribute to science in this war; It is scarcely worth while to discuss the visionary powers that are attributed to It. It hii.s Increased the flow of blood and the enormity of ruins, making international conflicts n. ore horrifying, but there are thing! it cannot accomplish, unfortunately, "Science sends the Lusitania to the bottom of the Atlantic with more than a thousand human souls, but it Is powerless, contrary to some preten tions, to cause the destruction at a distance by electric current of the en gine which by the will of man oaused a disaster hitherto reserved to the wrath of the elements. Neither can It reach by radiating waves the de structive engines of the air. A False Notion. "The false notion of those who pre tend to transmit destructive power ugh space arises from the fact thn mat wiresiess teiegrs,pny is accom plished through the production of a minusq'e spark at the receiving sta tion. That spark being sufficient to 1 induce an effect upon extremely sensitive instruments at great dis tance, they concluded that at a limit ed distance, of a mile for Instance, a much stronger spark could lie pro duced; as that spark is supposed to g- through all sorts ,,r obstacles they Inferred! that it could also pierce the steel shell of engines of war. "in the first place, no available power could produce a spark of suf ficient intensity; there isnt t'10 slight cat caloric power in the wireless spark at the receiving md, In the second place, it WOUld he necessary for it to strike with absolute precision a Joint or fissure in the plates in order to get into contact with the explosive. "Iiiffeient accidents erroneously at tributed to the wireless current may have put some of these vislotiarh s on this false track. It was discussed whi ther the Volturno was not fired lit sea. and if the explosion of the French battleship lena at Toulon was not provoked by wireless sparks. The Eiffel tower wireless transmitting sta tion produces most formidable sparks, yet not the slightest accident has ever been caused in the vicinity, Confidence Men. "To produce explosions at a distance sum, -thing different from wire ess electrli currents must he found. Most of the inventions for this purpose that have come to my notice when thor oughly Investigated were found to he Oonnected with .concealed clockwork, i ml in no ease when powder was brought In by disinterested parties mere they ablo to provoke an explo sion. 'There are a great many 'chevaliers d Industrie', or what you might call confidence men in Knglish, who have not hesitated to make profit out of the tension of the public mind by ex- Ftp! f? IPI?" Jj, Ik A II XS XZ Y T VOTS y S unci ay Features III, I, LEASH) Willi VSSOCIATKD l'lll-'ss RKl'UKI TILS A, OKLAHOMA, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17. 19 I V E C E NTS RENDERING RELIEF TO THE ARMENIANS m SSBSsHBSBsl NEWPORT OF RUSSIA IS DESERTED NOW JAPS PAY HONOR TO A FAMOUS EXPLORER Rev. ruui Kawaguehi i, Vmong Uio Most rYunous Men of His Country, RUSSIA'S POSITION IS MOT DESPERATE The Beautiful Seaside ( 'it y Caters No More to the ( lountry.'s Sociel v. ON MOUNTAIN SHELF &Mm MQUZlMTHAib PARIS, Oct. 16. According to dis patches from Turkey Henry at. Mor geuthau, American ambassador to the Porte, Is busily engaged In rendering aid to the Armenians, who have been Vl( tints of the Turkish atrocities. Many Armenians are fleeing from their homes, it is said, and Ambassa doj Morgenthau is supplying them with money to seek refuge elsewhere. He has .lust received $1011,1X11) for this Work, cabled by the Armenian atroci ties committee in the United States. This money will he distributed at Konltsa. Afana, Tarsus and Durfa ami through the American consul at Aleppo. Many of the Armenians have fled to Cairo, and $,UU0 has been received there from the American committee for their relief. Six cruisers, after defending their homes for til days against Turkish attac ks, are now at Port Bald, Tile Armenians fleeing into (Ireece are ulso In desperate Deed of funds. plotting pretended Inventions of this kind, hut no scientist worthy of the m ine RiaktM such pretensions, if there were menus of Blowing up the Biffel tower from Herlin everyone would know It. yet people are fre quently swindled by supposed appli ances for transmitting energy- even available for industrial enterprises, (Continued 'In ''ago Eleven.) STRONG OPPOSITION DEVELOPS IN ENGLAND OVER TAR IFF CHANGE ir Protective Tariff Survive the War It ProbaMj Will Be Aimed at Certain Luxuries ami some Products Which ;r many Was Monopolising Before the War. (OorrttpesdtaM of the Associated Prps.i.) LONDON, Oot 16. The new budget with its tariff Innovations to which the free traders acquiesced quite willingly at first, has developed a st long opposition to further tariff enaiiges an, I even to some already decided on. If any protective tariff sin Acs the war, it will probably be aimed only at certain luxuries and some products which Uermany had si cceeded In monopolizing before the war. The new tobacco and tea tax Is held up by the liberal organs as an Ol led lesson la the effects of pro tection. There has always been a duty tax on these articles simply as " means "f raising revenue. Tea and ti be CO are both controlled by trusts. In anticipation of budget changes, the tea and tobacco importers, who always keep an Immense stock on hand, had bion Importing stocks to lust for years. With the first rumors Of the new budget they began to take their goods out of bond. Tills was pi evented to some extent by the arbi trary action of the chancellor of the exchequer in tho few days proceeding the announcement of tho new budget. Under the new budget the duty on tea was Increased 8 cents a pound ui.d tobacco a bit under 3 cents an l ounce. Hut the d iv following the re&ding Ol I lie new budget in parlia ment, the tobacco trust announced a ui w scale for retailers, advancing the price of pipe tobacco 4 cents an ounce, while cigaretS were put up about '5 per cent a pack, which weighs hut part of an ounce. A three-penny pocket now costs four pence. .Most firms charge 4 cents extra on u packet of teli clgarets, which run 12 to the half ounce. The new budget, the free traders I olnl out, slmp.y gave the trusts a ( hance to shove up the prices of stocks already held In the limit of the new taritf wall. They will pocket mil lions of dollars that should have gone to the government. Perhaps It wlU bo years In some cases before the wholesaler begins to pay duty. Tea Is controlled by a few big firms who act in harmony. These firms control a system of tea shops cheap restaurants corresponding to the COP fee bouses In Americareaching all ii' er Kngland. One firm has tea counters In every railway station In Kngland, ami tea shops In every tows of Importance, with a string in London composed of hundreds. These firms ordinarily set', tea at 4 cents a cup, but have now raised the price to 6 cents. History df the Place Com menced in Twelfth t'eir turyj Much Admired. WASHINGTON, Oct 16. Malta, the Newport of Russia, to which oven UCh favored regions of the World as the garden lands ,,f California and til" Riviera must yield when climates ate compared, is today a stronghold of society utterly eclipsed by war, a lonely unvlslted little village whose piestige and fame have departed ove: -night, a Newport untenanted, forgotten by the pr.ss ami by all the people, who, in peace times, eagerly rood about all the social splendors tin re," beings a statement just given otll by the National Geographic so ciety. Malta, normally, would just be entering upon the height of its season, Its gayest most important two months of the year had not a world-war closed it, together with .Monte Carlo. Kar shad, Interlaken and scores of other places of 'good tone', beauty and amusement. "The imperial court, the statesmen, diplomats and members of the great Russian command, now carrying tho Intolerable burdens of the war, would lie gathered then- in times of q not, and social Russia WOUld follow ill their course. A Beautiful Place. "Jalta is a beautiful place built on the shelf of a mountain whose foot bathes In the bluest ami mildest of waters to be found all around tho coast of tho Black Bea. This little seaport, in the government of Tau rldo, on the southern coast of Crimea, thoroughly deserves the distinction of being the vacation home of celebrates. Behind It, and between It and tho north, tho solid mountain greens, which merge into deeper and deeper shades until at tho hare summit:! tliey me greenish-brown, riso to heights of from two thousand five hundred to three thousand, feet. "These are tho southern fringe of the Jails mountains. The tops of l)nvo peaks are often covered In icy mists, while in Jalta anil on its bay ictts tho mildest of spring weather. Snow never falls in Jalta, Which boasts an annual mean temperature of 56 degrees Fahrenheit. Its cli mate is said to be superior to that of Nice, Its summers aro not opprcs t ely hot, there is less rain in au trmn and In winter, the cool Is less Crisp in winter, and the sunshine of autumn IS said to fall balmier here than anywhere else in the world. The Town a Gem. "The scenery at Jalta, from what ever direction, is completely satisfy ing, Its beauty is an intimate beauty, with which the stranger is soon upon easy terms, not the stand-offish cold beauty of the major Alps. Tho town Is a gem of white houses, set Into il.o dark green mountains, and climb ing by steps to the shelf upon w hich stand some of its most sumptuous Villas. Its bay Is very open, and the beach along the waterfront Is narrow. "The holts' an I pensions are mostly In the lower town, tho level which spreads Just back or the beach and qttay, Some of the homes higher i pon the hillside aro the magnificent i states of tile foremost of the Rus sian nobles. Tho present Tsa his father and his grandfather, had palaces in Hlvadia, a near neighbor of Jr.lta's. "There Is no industry and little trade carried on by tho people of the village, who live almost entirely by catering to vacationists and regular visitors. Smoke and soot do not de face the picture, and even the rail r ad does not approach tho town. The guests come by steamer from Sevas topol. Novorossisk and Odessa. Living, of course, as befits a fashionable re sort, is expensive. ' Hotels and boarding houses charge (Correspondence r tbi tssoclsted Press.) TOKIO, ,i. in. The Japanese people are paying honor to a famous Japanese exp'orer, Rev. Ekal ka.v.ig uchl, who has lust returned from a successful religious mission to the In- ni l most regions of Tibet Almost a score of yean ago ho, tor Kawaguehi conceived the project of recovering to the world the hidden scripts of pristine Buddhism from the land or the Llamas, away in the al coves of the world s roof, lie pene trated Tibet, but had to come home, abandoning the object of hlB explora tion. Later, after a long study of tho Tibetan language, he made Ills way through mountain and forest, and overcoming many hardships, finally succeeded in entering Tibet on Au gust I!, 1898, three years after his de parture from japan, iiim wanderings In Hie interior were mostly In the dis guise of a traveling physician, After studying the Tibetan religion and con ditions for ten years he was given copies of the Sanskrit BudJdlhlst scrip tures and returned to Japan. Estimating his work, Hie Japan Times said: "lie lias now brought home thousands of manuscript leaves and Scriptures, claimed to be of im mense value and sacred to the pure Buddhism Of old, that In Its unadul terated form found its way ages ago to the land of recluse. Mr. Kivvagn ehl's work Is a rare example of un di tinted resolution, crowned witn brilliant success after years of pa tience and perseverance, and not a little adventure. He will now settle down to translate and give to tho world his priceless Buddhistic treasures." Nbl Even Thrcateue by nt I angcr, an Authority Says. Separate Peace Now Would Throw ( 'i u i it ry Into ;i Revolul (Correspondence "f the ATHENS, 1 ot. 16. military atuhol Ity ol powers, wiio bus jus! Assocltted Prsss.) A distinguished one of t lie allied WAGES ADVANCING WITH LIVING COST (Continued On l'age Eleven.) STORKS LEAVE WAR RIDDEN COUNTRIES Difference of Opinion on the General Sit nation in Germany, WOMEN BENEFITING Only (Vrtain ('lassos Labor Have Profited Through the War. of One French Bird Recently Was Die covered in Eastern Priusslai Identified by King. HER I.I X, Oct. 16. A French stork hius recently been discovered In Mat Prussia. It was proven to be from France by a ring fastened around its leg a device that has been adopted by ornithological eocietiee In Europe foi studying the migrations of blrdn. At the same time, It is reported that tho storks have entirely deserted the regions of France and Belgium where flxhtlng has been going on this year. When this fact wag first made known It WSJ hoped that the French and Helglan birds would seen new homes in the Hhlnc country of Germany, but this appears to have occurred only a to a slight extent. It is regarded probable that many of them have gone to east Prussia, as some regions there have far more than their usual numbers. It Is also assumed that tbe storks which have been driven out of Russian Poland, also by the noise of war, have largely sought new home la e&et I Correspondence of the ssoelsted Press.) RERLIN, Oct 16. Labor statisti cians who have been watching tho situation closely and critically as tho months of war have passed, agree with a fair degree of unanimity on the general effect of tho conflict on wages, but disagree to some extent on tho relation between tho wages paid today and tho cost of living a a to whether or not the worklngman'.i pay has Increased as fast as prices of foodstuffs have. They agree that tho men In the "war materials" trade, and the women foi that matter, today are receiving 50, 70 and even 100 per cent more than they ever did before. In most ' i.ses the advance Is nearer to 100 per cent than BO or 70, because thero Is no limit to tho amount of work to do, there Us unlimited opportunity for overtime work, wages are higher than Usual anil help scarce. Depends Upon Work. In other skilled trades that supply oidlnary needs tho printing and car penter trade for Instate', tho ad vance, It Is agreed, Is neither so great nor so oven. Tho printer Is making from three to five marks a day more than he used to; the carpenters gain depends on how much work he has tho strength or the Inclination to do; tho brewer Is getting an even ten marks more a week; the leather work er, like the carpenter, can be gauged only by his capacity. The benefits accruing to the un skilled workers simply cannot bo es timated because they aro so variable and so dependent upon employers' generosity, chance circumstances and tho like. Tbe authorities are agreed that these workers have been less ben i fited than any others, but find It Impossible to determine the degroe of benefit. Alwln Kocrstcn, secretary of the (Continued On Pago Eleven.) Swindlers Posing as Heroes of the War Annoy British LONDON, Oct 16.- Many swindlers have posed as Victoria Oroet heroes with profit since the beglnn' r of the war. but it remained for Ham Ruther ford, a Scotsman, to dress himself In tho uniform of an offber of the BktOh Watch with V. C. and L). 8. O. deora tlcn on his chest, give his face a coat of metal polish and announce at a well-known health resort that he was a victim of a Uerman gas attack. Rutherford, did serve In the medical corps In England for a wht'.e before .-:".' g i in then on he lived In fltst-clase stvle on worthless checks, even numbering among Ids victims a V. tL C. A. secretary wtioin he In duced to advance him 140. He has been convicted and aen tei.ted to 21 months In pruoik tompleted a stay ; of several months Ml KUHSUt, Willi too imperial armies, has furnished the As sociated Press Willi a summary of tho situation at the ti when the em peror of Russia tooh personal com mand of the land and naval forces of the empire. "It is useless to deny the gravity of the situation In Kusslu," the officer In question said, "but it would be quite as erroneous to regard Russia's posi tion today as desperate, or even as I One Of imminent d inger. The morale I of tin- Russian forces is absolutely un touched by Hie long series of retreats. I The Russian people are for the war to a man. and every defe.lt lias served only to confirm them in their stubborn determination to drive every German from Russian soil. Were Hie govern ment to undertake to make n separate peace for Russia now, it would have to face a spontaneous and flaming In surrection In all parts of the country. Not u Tactician. "This is only one side the medal, however. The change In the supreme command of the imperial armies has bad its drawbacks, The Grand Duke Nicholas NlChOlaleVltCh Wag never a great tactician, nor did he ever pre tend to he one. lint he had the con fidence of Ins officers and the abso lute faith of his men. The latter tho emperior will also have- perhaps even to a greater extent than his great uncle for the emperor of all the RuS slas Is almost a religious figure to tbe average Russian. Bui how much con fidence he will Inspire In his officers is another matter. They know that when Nicholas Nicholalevitch said a thing he meant It. He w is like a rook in his decisions, ami withal funda mentally Just and of opes mind. Ills mentally just and of open mind. His they did depend upon him. And It hoi an excel lent effect throughout the army. "With the emperor the Russians fear It may be different. In the first place, he not only Is not a soldier, but ho is a very stcng advocate of world peace. He has retained confl dence In former Minister of War Boukhomllnoff in whom certainly no one else has any confidence ami who is generally regarded In RUSSlS as an Incompetent who. with Rasspoutln, has had a very sinister Influence on the emperor. Preferred Russians, "The emperor himself, also, recalled to office when, with much difficulty he had finally been got ri,i ,,f. s. v. Roiikhloff, who now occupies the most Important civil post in the empire -that of the ministry of communica tions, and who instead of planning to transport arms and munitions to armies in desperate need of them, is intent upon working out nationalist theories of his own of Russia for tho Russians, in place of accepting a Very favorable American offer to erect factories in iinssia for the reassemb ling of American war materials by thoso familiar with the work. Roiik hloff Insisted ,,n hav ing the work done by Ituslans totally unfamiliar with If, In factories Which the Russians took ten times as long t,, construe! as the Americans would have required. "On the financial side the situation Is almoHt as bad, The minister, 1' l Hark. Is a man of no very slnunl ability who knows enough, how, ver to be guided largely hy his French and Rrltlsh Colleagues. Hut Ohlpoff, the head of the state bank, has given (Continued On Pago Eleven I WAR SURPASSES AS ECONOMY TEACHER RE RUN, Oct. 1;. -The war as a teacher of economy Is scoring new ro sults from time to time, even among people already to economical ;m the Germans Tho newspapers are call ing attention to the extraordinary In orease this year in the cultivation of the common sungower; It Is seen In great quantities In the gardens in the suburbs of Merlin and other cities, and along railways ivirvvvhere. In previous years the only practical value cf the plant was In feeding tho leedfl to birds; but this year the seeds are used to make an oil whb h Is pro ncuncort: eiual to the best olive oil for cooking purp ,s. s. A writer Is also pointing to further possibilities of the p ant. Tho olb-ake left after making oil, he sav. Is an excellent feed for animals. Whereas. thi seeds themselves oea be roastM and used as a substitute for Coffee. The young roots and undeveloped leaves can also be oooksjd ami ea'en as a palatable substitute for spinach. In Uelglum, too, the Germans are turning their thoughts toward discov ering now uses for d and familiar plants. An agrlel'tural weekly pub llshod by the Uerman authorities there has just been showing that tea can be made from tender lialf-irywn leaves of the blaukberry and. rasp- WASw:srvSfMopr a PLUNGERS' MOTHER- JEALOUS CORPORAL? SHIP AN ODD CRAFT Mosl of Them Maw Been ( inverted From t lie Big Trans-Atlantic Liners. EVERYBODY FOR WAR ' sir m i A RsshI PROMENADES GONE Everything a Seaplane Needs Is to lie Pound Aboard On.' ..i1 Them. PARIS, Oct 16. The report that tbe. Prince of Wales, who Is attached to tho British general staff at the front, had been shot In the arm as a resu.'t of tho jealous rage of a French corporal named BugUet, who believed that the prince lui.f been i villi; to,, frequent attention to his vv fe, is shrouded in mystery. It IS said that Huauet'a wife, an attractive attendant at an Inn fre- quented by the British staff officers, had been passing as an unmarried w man, and that several of the Kn- gliBhmen had been making love to I el. The corporal husband returned fr in the trenches one afternoon about 5 o'clock and entered the inn Just as tho British officers, among them the young prime, were taking tea. To tho corporal It looked as If his wlfo was paving particular attention to the prince. In his blind rage he shot the prince in the arm ami then turned the weapon on himself, according to the story. The prinea was wounded In the arm Just above the wrist, says the re pi it, while tin, corporal sent a shot into his own neck. His wound is not fatal, and his pretty wife is now nut sing him at a field hospital to which he was' driven In the prince's motor car, and where the prlnco had Ills WOUnd dressed. berry plants which has all the uuall tles .of its famous' Chinese cousin, without Its nerve-disturbing effect (Correspondence of ths associated Presal NDON, net. 18.- Strangest look Ing of i,ii ti, .ships with the British rand fleet is the Atlantic liner which lias been transformed into a mother ship lor the s,-., phi ,. There ura pint forms in place of t liu promenades where passengers used to lounge bombs in place of deok-quolts, ami the dining saloons have l,.n fitted up as workshops Everything that 5 soap ane needs in thu way of ropaiM i a ll lie supplied. "Here Is our assortment of bombs," said an officer, showing an exhibit o" different sizes on a shelf. "That one weighs a hundred pounds, the saiuo us ii six-inch shell." "What do you use them on'.'" ha was asked. "Anything from a German cruiser. If we K,- a chance at one, to a sub marine. That hlg bomb would tinls'l a Zeppelin, too." A en that once had taken pas sengers' trunks out. of the hold, lifted, a seaplane Off a platform and de posited it on the water, vviiero It bounced on the waves before tho motor was started, and it skimmed; Bi loss the surface for a hundred yard 01 more, rose, circled around tho fleet two , three times and then disappeared out at sea. With its floats it looked tumsy beside au aeroplane the difference between j. dl.ck and a haw k. Most of tin' romance ami the action of sea warfare while tho Itrlti.sh Grand fleel waits for the Herman, fleet to come out are the seaplanes and the destroyera The Ureadnaughti remain in harbor, except for occa sional cruises into the North Bea, but ti e planes and the destroyers are al ways on the move. They work to gether in hunting "Frits", as British Officers and men universally rnfmr i. submarines, Submarines Visible. A submarine is visible to an avlalop when it is cruising botow the surface. it never travels deeoer than tlnrtv forty feet and leaves a characteristic) ippie ami air iiulitiles and streaks of Oil. W hen a Plane Ills located a nl,. marine it signals the hunters whera to o. Itllt before tnev nrt-len a H'liiall may have hidden the track, A .-on'oiai nie nia oe Known to he in ,L II rtaln region and be lost and seei und lost and seen aealn. 8uhmriM hunting Is a tireless game of hide and Seek. .Navisl Ingenuity has Invented no end of methods of location and of destruction, Experiment has proved, SOIllO to be effectual arol Mutn.i nan- less. Strictest kept of naval secrets are these Very thin the skin of a submarine and very fragile and complicated its machinery. It does not take much of a shock to put It out of order or it largo cargo of explosives to dent that skin beyond repair. "The difficulty Is to know when von get them," an offber explained, "fop i. U, in the nature of the submarine to sink whether vitally Injured or not. It may have gone to the bottom to stay in fifty fathoms of water, or Jt may have submerged un,pr a, Choppy see and made its escape. Wu have been hunting them for a year in w, and no doubt We ire getting tha better of them. We have not only learned how to keep them ,,ff froru (Continued On l'age Kleven.) CHINA'S GRAND OLD MAN HAS CEASED TO GIVE ADVICE TO HIS SUPERIORS Dr. Wu ring-Fang is Confident Be Now seems Content u Will l ive to Be I M Years Old. He lie au Onlooker Only. (Cnrrni,,n,-iic" of the Associated Press.) SHANGHAI, i a t. in. Dr, Wu Ting-fang, the fromer chines,! minis ter to the United States, although he plans to Hvo to bo i.",U years old, now considers himself out of public life. Hnd for the next 7", years SIU be Just un onlooker regardless whether the Chinese republic la turned buck Into au empire. ' Tho folks up at I'ekln aro running things. They haven t asked my ad vice and they probably wouldn't act on it If I gave It," said Dootor Wu when asked for his comments on the monarohlal movement. "in m recent book on A merlon i told what I thought about the Ainorl can government, the Chinese govern ment ami governments in general. I couldn't say any more than I said In that book and I have haven't changed my ml ud slnco I wrote It," the vener ablo diplomat continued. Doctor u : book cal,l "Amertoa TnroiiL-'i " Sp, ct.icios of an Oriental Dlplon il contains a chapter re view lug monarohlal and republloan forms of government In detail. lie enys: "It may be pertinently asked why China has become a republic, slr.ee from time lmmemorabel she has t .. a u , .. , A 1 uu a, .nulla, oitll 101 in ol . men i. i no s newer is mat ine condi tion and circumstances in Chin are peculiar anu tU'o different from those prevailing In Japan and other coun tries). In Japan it la a'almed that the empire was founded by by the first empi t or, Jltnmu Tenno, 6(0 H. C.. and that tin- dynasty founded i.v him has eontin 1 , v, r since, u is well known that the Chinese Imperial family is of Manchu origin The liiing dynasty was fonn.p d In 1644 by conquest, not by succession. L'pon the recent over throw of the Mam hu dynasty It was found very difficult to find a Chinese, h. wever popular and able, who pos sessed the legal right of succeeding to the throne. Jealousy and provln rial feelings placed this suggestion) absolutely beyond discussion, Din agreements, friction and constant civil wars would have ensued If any at Vmi't has been made to establish a Chinese dynasty. Another fact is that a large majority of the Intelligent people of china were disgusted with the system of monarohlal government. Thus it will be si en that for the sake of the peace and well ire of the na tion there was no other course foe? the people but to take a long Jump and to est.tWish the present republic. The law of evolution has beon very actively at work in China, and no doubt It will be for her ultimate good, and, therefore, for the benefit of all mankind. China is now un Infant re public, but she will grow Into a Deal thy and strong youth."