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The Kalispell Bee.
WALTER AItken, ■ Editor. T. E. Butler, Manager. DAILY ÂND SEMI-WEEKLY By BEE PUBLISHING CO., Cor. Main and Second Sts., Kalispell, Mont. Telephone Number II. Entered at the Postoffice at Kalispell. Mon tana, as second class mail matter. SUBSCRIPTION RATES. Postage free for the United States, Canada and Mexico. One cent per copy added for post age to foreign countries. Daily Bee, One Month,.....................S •£* Daily Bee, Six Months...................... ;•«) Daily Bee, One Year........................ Semi-Weekly Bee, Six Mouths............. J-JJJ Semi-Weekly Bee, One Year,............ ■ ■ ■ Daily printed every evening except Sunday ; Semi-Weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays. When ordering paper changed give old ad dress as well as new address and specify wheth er daily or semi-weekly. Address all business communications and make money orders, checks etc., payable to Bee Publishing Company. WEDNESDAY', MARCH 6, 1901. THE TESTIMONY CONTINUES There seems to be no cessation of -the testimony that comes in con cerning the barbarous practices of t ^ allied forces in China, and of the many good reasons which the Chinese have for hating the foreign ers. The latest comes from an Eng llsh woman who has spent a great deal of her time in Pekin. She was there during the recent troubles and stopped in New York on her way home to the old country. She makes some interesting disclosures, qone of which redound to the credit of the foreign residents of the Flower Kirg dom who, accoding to this lady, are hated by the Chinese, and with rea son." "The pàpers at home have printed lots about China lately," she said with fine directness, "and a good deal of it is stuff and nonsense. None of them gives the Chinese a fair show. I was in Tientsin and would willingly have killed every China man within 100 miles, so that I might get out and run for home; but all the same I don't wonder they hated us. "I've been out walking with an English officer many a time, and have seen seen him strike an inof fensive old Chinaman across his face with his walking stick, just by way of suggesting that he must get into the gutter and give us the right of way. And I've been sitting at din ner with Englishmen of high station when a Chinese pedler was admitted The foreigners picked out the things they wanted, offered him what they chose to pay, and, if he wouldn't agree to the bargain kicked him into the street, threw the money after him, and kept the articles." That is an honest confession of English arrogance and brutality, and a good excuse for at least the mild er excesses of the Boxers, when they finally broke out. However, the conduct of the foreign military rep* resentatives in China may be read ily explained upon the ground of their home environment and training. They are trained to disregard the principles of justice, courtesy and fair dealing. Otherwise they would not make good soldiers. Might is the only arbiter the military man defers to, and it is not remarkable that the effects of such a system crop out in examples of petty and inexcusable brutality, such as are described above, even in times of peace. But what shall be sain of the os tensible emissaries of the gentle Nazerene, who have made such a mockery of the Christian religion in China. The English woman refer red to above had some confessions to make about the missionaries, too. She said: "As for looting—oh, that looting was simply abominable, and yet I gave in to the craze too. The things had been torn from the Chinese any way, and it seemed that if they were to fall into the foreign devil's hands, they might as well be in mine as in any one's else. So I've got a trunk full of loot, beautiful stuff, bronzes and ivories, embroidered kimonas, heathen gods, swords, furs, silks, porcelain. 1 paid almost nothing for it, and much of it was given to me, by officers, but I give you my word, I blush whenever I look at that trunk anu 1 feel like a thief. "The missionaries were as loot mad as any one. They commission ed the soldiers to bring them in the things, and I've seen missionaries stand and bribe soldiers to hunt up certain curios and valuables that they specially wanted." After the abundance of such testi mony which has been submitted, it ought to be very hard for any self respecting clergyman to urge his congregation to contribute to the support of foreign missions. If ex ample is more effective than precept, anyone imbued with ihe true spirit of Christianity would shudder to think that he or she had had any part in making possible the recent travesty on the life and teachings of Christ enacted by the so-calldT Chris tian missionaries in China. I'ne Helena Independent says Gei ger is mistaken about being hit with a cane, that it was a loose transom that fell on him. At last the Helena Independent has become candid enough to con fess its master. ït has Clark's trade mark (?) plastered a*i over its edi torial page in a recent issue. CRUSADE AGAINST. VICE. "Vice," said Mr. Dooley, "is a ere ature of such heejous mien, as Ho gan says, that th' more ye see it th' betther ye like it. I'd be afraid to enther upon a crusade against vice t'r fear 1 might prefer it to th' var clious lile av a rayspictable liquor dealer. But annyhow, tn' crusade has started, an' liefure manny mon t*,s i ll be lookin' under th table whin 1 set down to a peaceful game iv solytair to see if a polismau in citizens' clothes ain't concealed there. • Th' city av New York, Hinnissy, sets th' fashion iv vice an' starts th' crusade -again it. Thin iv'rybody else takes it up. "As a people, Hinnissy, we're th greatest crusaders that iver was— Ira short distance. On th' quarther mile thrack we can crusade at a rate that wud make Hogan's frind God frey th' Bullion look like a crab. But th' throuble is th' crusade don't last afther th' first sprint. Th' cru saders dhrops out iv th' procission to take a drhink or put a little mon ey on th' ace, an' by th' time th' end iv th' line iv march is reached th' boss crusader ' is alone in th' job an' his former followers is hurlin' bricks at him fr'm th' windows iv policy shops. Th' boss crusader al ways gets th' double cross. If I wan ted to sind me good name down to th' ginerations with Cap Kidd- qn' Jesse James, I'd lead a movement f'r th' suppression iv vice. 1 wud so. "Ye see, Hinnissy, 'tis this way: The la-ads ilicted to office an' put on th' polis foorce is in need iv a little loose change, an' th' on'y way they can get it is to be negotyotin' with vice. Tammany can't raise anny money on th' churches; it won't do f'r thim to raid a gint's furnishin' sthore f'r keepin' disorderly neck ties in th' window. They've got to get th' money where its cornin' to thim, an' 'tis on'y cornin' to thim wnere th' law an' vile human nature has a sthrangle holt on each other. A polisman goes afther vice as an officer iv th' law, an' comes away as a philosopher. "Well, th' la-ads goes on usin' th' revised statutes as a sand bag, an' by-an'-by th' captain iv fli' polis sta tion gets to a pint where his steam yacht humps into a canoe iv th' pris ident iv th' Standhard lie Comp'ny, an' thin there's th' divil to pay. It's been a dull summer, annyhow, an' th' people ar-re lookin' f'r a change an' a little dlvarsion, an somebody who doesn't ramimber what happened to th' last man that led a crusade again vice gets up an' says he: 'This here city is a verytable Sodom an' ii must be cleaned out, an' ivry body takes a broom at it. Th' chur ches appints comities, an' so does tli Stock exchange an' th' BreweYs' seiety, an' afther a while other or ganizations jumps into th' fray as Hogan says. Witnesses is summon ed before th' comity of the Amalja mated Union iv Shell Wurrukers; th' S'ciety f'r th' Privintion iv Good Money, th' Ancient Ordher iv send Men, th' Knights iv th' Round Table 'with th' slit in th' centhre; an' Spike McGlue, th' uurglar, examines thim on vice they have met an' what ought to he done tow'rd keepin th' polis in nights. Thin th' man that objects to canary bur-rds in windows, sthreet music, vivysection, profanity expensive fun'rels, open shtreet cars an' other vices takes a hand, an' ye can hear him' as well as th' others. Vice is th' on'y thing talked iv at th' church socyabies an' th' mothers' meetin's; 'tis raysolved be th' Insom nya club that now's th' time to make a flyin' wedge again th' divvlish hurdy gurdy, an' meetin's are called to burn th polis ile f'r not arrlstin th' criminals who sell vigitibles at th' top iv their lungs. Some wan in vints an anti-vice cocktail. Lect ures is delivered to small bodies iv preachers on how to detect vice, so that no wan can palm off conther feit vice on thim an' make thim think 'tis good. Th' polis becomes active, an' whin th' polis is active 'tis a good time f'r dacint- men to wear marredge certy-licat.es outside iv their coats. Th' boss crusader is havin' th' time iv his life al th' while. His pitcher is in th' pa-apers ivry morn in', an his sermons is a directhry iv piaces iv amusement. He says to himsilf: Tm improvin th' wurruld, an' me name will go down to th' gienrations as th' greatest vice blis ter iv th' cinehry. Whin 1 get through they won't be enough crime left in this city to amuse a sthranger fr'm Hannybal. Missoury, f'r twinty minyits.' sas lie. That's where he's wrong. Afther a while people gets tired iv th' pastime. They want somewhere to go nights. Most peo ple ain't vicious, Hinnissy, an' it takes vice to hunt vice. That ac counts f'r polismen. Besides, th' horse show or th' iootbalt games or somethin' else excitin'' divarts their attintion. an' wan uay th' boss erii sader finds that lie's alone n Sodom. 'Vice ain't so bad afther all. I not ice business was betther when 'twas rampant,' says one la-ad. 'Sure ye're right.' says another. T haven't sold a single pink shirt since that man Markers closed th' faro games,' says he. Th' theaytre business ain't what it was whin they was more vice,' says another. This ain't no Connecticut village,' he says. So 'tis no use thryin' to inthrjooeo soom enury legislation in this impeeryal American city,' he says. 'Ye can't make laws f'r ths community that wud suit a New England village.' he says, 'wlier,' he says, 'people come pursooed be th' sheriff fr'm ivry cor ner iv th' wurruld,' he says. 'Th' people iv a New England village are to civilized to he immoral,' he says. 'Vice.' he says, 'goes a long way to ward makin' life bearable.' he says. 'A little vice now an' thin is relished by th' best iv men,' he says. 'Who's fuis Parkers, annyhow. intherferin' with th' liberty iv th' individooal. an he says, makin' it hard to rint houses ou th' side sthreets,' he says. 'I bet! ye if ye invistigate ye'll find that he's no betther thin he shud be him silf,', he says. An' th' best Parkers gets out iv i^ is to be able to escape fr'm town in a wig an' false whisk ers. Thin th' captain iv th' polis that's been a spindin his vacation in th' disthrict where a man has to be a Rocky Mountain sheep to be a pol isman , returns to his old place, puts up his hat on th' rack, an' says 'Gar rity, if annybody calls, ye can tell thim to put it in an envelope an' leave it in me box. An if ye've got a good man handy I wisht ye'd sind him over an' punch in' bishop's head. His grace is getin' too gay.' "An' there ye are. Hinnissy. Th crusade is over an' vice is rampant again. I'm afraid, me la-ad, that th' frinds iv vice is too sthrong in this wurruld iv sin f'r th' frinds iv var chue. Th' good man, th' crusader, on'y wurruks at th' crusade wanst in five years, an' on'y whin he has time to spare fr'm his other jooties. 'Tis a pastime/ f'r him. But t# de fince iv vicç is a business wltn th' other la-ad, an' he nails away at it, week days an' Sundays, holy das an' fish days, mornin', noon an' night." ABOUT THE GAME LAW. George B. Reed Thinks Something Should Be Done. "If the legislature does nothing to siop the slaughter of game and pre vent the wanton killing of fish," said George B. Reed, one of the most ac tifc and enthusiastic members of the Montana Fish and Game Protective association, "the sportsmen should do it. I hope that something will be done with the bills now pending be fore the session adjourns. We have a game protective association " Chat will do a great deal toward jirotect ing game as soon as ii is thoroughly organized .but as yet it is in its'in fan cy.' Something must be done to pro tect the fish and game of this state or soon there will be none left," con tinued he. "There is a bill before the legislature called house bill 147 which provides for the appointment b'y the governor of a state game warden, and also the appointment of from five to eight deputy state wardens by and under the control of the state war den, who shall have jurisdiction with in the state. The bill provides just what I think we need the most, for tne better protection of game. "We now have a few county war dens scattered throngh the state. But what is the use of trying to protect the game in one county and allowing it to he slaughtered in the next? If the game is to be protected at all, it snould be protected in every part of the state, which would cost the state about $30,000 a year, with a game warden in each county. 1 don't be lieve they would protect the game any more than seven or eight game wardens whose jurisdiction covered any part of the state, allowing them to act wherever tue law was being violated, regardless of county lines. "There is a great deal of gossip about senate bill No. 113, the pur pose of which is to provide for the appointment of a board of fish and game commissioners. It-also requires a person to pay a license for hunt 1 ing, a non-resident $10 and a resident $3. In my estimation it is a good Plan to license a hunter. In that way a man who kills game pays for the protection of it. it would be'better if the resident hunter should pay only $1 and the outsider not less than $25 for the license. "Another thing. Some say we need more stringent laws, I say what we need more is the enforcement of those we already l^ave. What is the use of enacting more laws without providing a means to enforce them? I think that the first »hing that shou!-i be done is to find a way to enforce the game laws we have at present, then if that is adequate, it is time to enact more stringent ones. "Every man or woman that hunts or fishes in the state should join the Montana Fish and Game Protective association, whose sole object is to protect the fish and game in the state. The Helena division has now about seventy members throughout the state, the entire membership be ing about 500." In consequence of emigration there a greater preponrterence of women in Norway than in any other country in Europe. 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