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TUESDAY, APRIL 9. 1501.
WHY RUSSIA DON'T.
Russia is not anxious to go to war
and she has good reasons for feeling
that way about it. She has a greater
extent of frontier, subject to foreign
attack, than any other country and
nearly hali of her heterogeneous popula
tion is animated by ihe most intense
revolunttary sentiment. In the north
western i art of Russia is Filmland, de
piiwd i'!' its ancient rights and liberties
and groaning under the oppression of
the latest decrees of the czar. An oppor
tunity t<> throw off the hated Russian
yoke, would be received as a blessing.
And nearby is Sweden which cu!tivat?s
profound sympathy for Finnland in her
misfortune, as Finnland was at one time
a part of Sweden. Moreover, Sweden Is
very much in dread of meeting the same
Tate as Finnland. The people of the
Russian Baltic provinces are Letts,
Lithuanians and Germans; their
rrligicn is Protestant like that
of Finnland, and they have
very little love for Russia. In the west
ern part of Russia, on the German and
Austrian frontier, is Catholic Poland,
which has suffered untold misery unaer
Russian oppression and would rise in re
volt at the first opportunity. Russia's
"Western frontier **.ould have to be de
fended against Germany, Austria anfi
Roumania, which lalter is getting to be
one of the strongest secondary powers of
Europe, and is intensely anti-Russian.
In the south, Russia would be subject
I ick from Turkey and Persia, while
in the i ast she would have China and
to deal with. In fact about half
of Russia's population is composed of
red and subject races that are in
most cases filled with ii tense hatred
against their oppressor. Out of the
135,000,000, this leaves only some sixty
five or seventy millions who are really
Russian In language and sentiment, and
these are for the most part, shiftless,
ignorant, illiterate paupers, steeped in
misery and superstition, and scourged
by famines. Russia is said to have SOO,
--000 soldiers In Manchuria, but she would
not be able to increase that number very
rapidly, if at all. Japan could soon land
the same number of soldiers in China,
and with the help of the Chinese troops
which could be made fairly effective
under Japanese leadership, she could
make it quite interesting for Russia.
In fact, it is quite likely
ttat Japan and China, without any aid
from the otner powers, could put up a
very effective fight against any attempt
of Russia Lo seize Chinese territory. In
view of these facts, it is plain why Rus
sia is not rushing into war. Her game
is bluff and she is working that for all
it is worth; and if any power has the
nerve to "call" that bluff, the Bear will
at once become a gentle lamb and the
czar's coat-of-arms will blossom forth
"with ilov<-s of peace and olive branches
enough to make all Russia look like a
brush heap.
DETAILS OP LITTLES MOMENT.
The statements which are now current
regarding the form of civil government
which is about to be inaugurated In the
Philippines are plainly designed to feel
the public pulse. The people have really
no Interest in the details of the plans
under consideration save with reference
to the availability of any plan decided
upon as a preliminary to the establish
ment of a system x>f local self-govern
ment which, will give the natives of the
province an apportunity to attest their
fitness for the obligations of representa
tive government.
The American people will not submit
to maintaining a crown colony. It Is
against the genius of American institu
tions. If a people are so far below the
scale of intelligence and individual and
collective responsibility that they can
not be intrusted ultimate!-.- with their
own political destinies they are too far
tlown to be admitted into political fra
ternity or even association with th!s peo
ple. We have no mission to fit the na
tions of the earth for free government
by actual control of their concerns. The
most- we can expect to So in that behalf
Is to invite them to judge of and bene
fit by our experience.
The Taft commission may do its work
es seems best to it. The present need
is to put an end to military rule. The
epportunity to do this is at hand. All
that is needed is the disposition. The
capture of Aguinaldo is the end of the
Insurrection, unless o-«.r ru!'rs will it
differently. Of course it is expected that
the natives of Luzon at least will be
Given the fullest opportunity to demon
strate their fitness for the free control
of their local concerns. They should at
least be offered the opportunity through
the exercise of the three functions of the
Judiciary, legislation and administration
to show that they are not wholly nn
ftted for a future of free government.
Jl fa fir In the distance to discuss the
ultimate future of the Philippine islands.
They may become an integral part of
the United States, or they may become
an independent nation. To remain a de
pendency of those states is not among
the possibilities of their future. That
much may be assumed. Whatever the
promoters and syndicates may wish the
American people can hardly be induced
to give their aelhesion to the idea that
W€ can maintain a sort of national kin
dergarten, and have one form of gov
ernment in existence over one section
over which the flag flies and another
and a distinctively hostile irtan of gov
ernment elsewhere.
The way has been cleared in an un
expected way for the establishment ot
responsible civil government in the Phil
ippines. It is expected that the oppor
tunity will be availed of. There is no
real interest maintained in the details.
What the people look for is the estab
lishment of the nearest approximation
to local self-government which the Taft
commission believes allowable.
WE SEE THE FINISH.
The spitter must go. A new com
mandment is to be added to the ten
with which some of us are familiar, at
least so far as being able to repeat
them is concerned. The new one which
is to be denominated the eleventh ia
"Thou shalt not spit." This is the basic
law. There are however conditions to
mollify the rigid terms of this biblical
looking declaration, restricting the
natural rights of men. The proper ex
pansion of the prohibition as it ia em
bodied in the secular law would be
"Thou shalt nat spit on the floor of the
street cars, either elevated, surface or
subways; thou shalt not spit upon the
floor of any public building, nor upon
th<3 sidewalk, neither thcu, nor thy
wife, not thy man-servant nor thy
maid-servant, nor the stranger who
dwells within the gates, on pain of being
taken before the police magistrate and
placed under $100 bonds to appear and
answer the charge of violating the laws
of the land."
This is the law as it stands on the
stutute books of the city of New York.
For some months the spitter has defied
public opinion and the rules of decency—
he has expectorated whenever and
wherever he felt the inclination. The
disgusted looks of the ladies as they
drew their skirts closer about their
beautiful forms moved him not. The
knowledge of the anti-spitting ordinance
and the presence of a policeman were
nothing to him—was he not exercising
an inalienable prerogative. A change
has come over the spirit of the New
York spittcr's dreams. The law is no
longer a dead letter, but a live and
capable force. The spitter is politely
asked to go to the police station and
arrange for his bond or go to jail. We
think we see the fin'sh of the spitter
in New York city. Ignorance of the law
excuses no man. The Hay Seed frgih
Kansas and the Maple Sugar Maker
from Vermont as well as the Sport from
Chicago must refrain while in New York
city from that delightful pastime of
indiscriminate spitting or take the con
sequences.
This position taken by the board of
health of New York to enforce a most
righteous ordinance should be emulated
by every city in the United States. This
spitting habit is not only filthy and dis
gusting, tut is an actual menace to the
health of the community. It is on this
score that its strict enforcement can
be insisted upon. Every germ disease
that ilesh is heir to is spread broadcast
by this barberous custom.
How is it with St. Paul? We have an
ordinance making it an offense punish
able with fine or imprisonment to ex
pectorate on the sidewalk or in a street
car within the limit? of the city.
The spitter has practically disappeared
from the street cars, but ho still lingers
on the street, and now and then leaves
his mark. He, however, is growing
beautifully ltss. Except when a con
vention of some kind is in session a.
lady can walk our streets with compara
tive safety. A tobacco chewer some
times forgets and leaves a stain on the
fair face of the city. A few arrest 3
mij^ht improve the manners of the
thoughtless.
DEFORESTATION, FLOODS AXD .NAV
IGATION.
With the opening of each spring na
ture enters her earnest protest against
the wanton destruction of our native for
ests. From Maine to California comes
this protest, always once a year, some
times twice and sometimes thrice. Na
ture is outraged by this selfish attack
upon the forests, and manifests her anger
and grief in swollen streams; in rivers
that overrun their banks; in floods that,
devastate the lowlands.
From New England comes the reports
of the spring floods. The Wisconsin
streams are so high that the sawing
season cannot begin; the hills of Pennsyl
vania are slipping from their founda
tions, all because the natural forests have
been destroyed and no attempt made to
replace even a small fraction to with
hold the fickle rain and the water from
the melting snow. This has been going
on for years—every year growing, worse.
In the Eastern and Middle states the
quiet brooks have become completely
metajnorphosed; they are either raging
torrents destroying bridges and even
villages In their course, or they are re
duced to sun-baked beds of gravel and
sand. The great rivers like the Missis
sippi and the Ohio are over their banKs
threatening the entire country for mCea
around or are a series of shallow chan
nels between sandbars, too wet for the
cultivation of corn and too dry for navi
gation.
The millions of dollars that are spent
yearly improving the channels of our
large rivers is used to undo what the
spring floods have done. If that money
were taker, for the purpose of building
reservoirs and in reforesting waste lan.i
along these river courses it would In
time mitigate the evil. Before the trees
were all cut in the timbered region, and
before the prairie valleys were ditched
and tiled, the great rivers sustained a
constant volume of water the year round.
Mills that used tr> run constantly by
water j.ower can now run but a few
THE ST. FAUI, GLOBE, TUESDAY, AFKII, 9, 1901.
months in the year. The water that
turned the wheel during the dry months
has long since found its level in the
ocean.
The millions of dollars worth of proper
ty whiA is destroyed by llo'-.Js annually
is but a drop in the bucket compared to
the dairage that is being done to our in
ternal waterway systems by this same
agency.
Ihe natural waterways of this conti
nent will always be the governing fac
tor in determining the price of transpor
tation. It has been said that railroads
can iu\er compete with the traffic on the
great lakes during the period of navigi
tien, because God Almighty keeps up tho
trackage. This is true of the gr-3at lakes,
but it is not true of the great rivers. God
Almighty would keep up the trackage
>f men would not do everything in tlvir
power to thwart His plana for keeping
them up.
It does not matter to the boatmen on
the Ohio an<l Mississippi whether Gcd
Almighty or the government keeps up
the trackage, so it is kept up. But tho
lime is at hand when the government
cannot keep up the trackage unless it
changes its tactics—it cannot do It alone
by dredging, but must unite with God
Almig-hty and do it according to His
plans and specifications. The forests
and reserve irs which one time kept the
great father of waters flowing steadily
and majestically toward the sea must
be restored; there is no other alterna
tive.
This is a subject in which St. Paul has
a special interest. River navigation is
not a thing of the past, but it soon will
be unless something be done by the gen
eral government to preserve the chan
nels.
The arid West demands the attention
of the government. Millions should be
spent to reclaim those vast areas which
want only water to become Edens. But
in this solicitude for the West the East
should not be neglected. The East is in
a fair way to become a desert not frcm
the want of water but from allowing it
to go to wa3te.
THE RICE MURDER TRI.VL.
The remarkable case now in progress
in New York in which the principal to
an alleged murder is acting the role of
state's witness in order to fasten the
offense on one of the alleged accessories
is of the utmost value as a social study.
It is doubtful whether it possesses any
further significance.
Whatever the outcome of the trial of
Patrick may be, the fact will remain
patent to the ordinary understanding
that it is not the death of the former
millionaire, so much as it is the dis
position of his millions, which is at issue.
There prevails today in the city of New
York a reform administration of the
office of prosecuting attorney. The for
mer incumbent of that office was not
such a man as would commend himself
to the good will or judgment of those of
the citizens of the metropolis who look
to such-an official to promote the ad
ministration of justice without fear or
favor. Accordingly District Attorney
Philbin is in office through the appoint
ment of the former governor of the state,
Mr. Theodore Roosevelt.
The attitude which Mr. Philbin's of
fice occupies toward the effort to con
vict the man Patrick is not one which
on its face can commend itself to any
intelligent citizen. It is not necessary
to pass upon the claims of the accused,
as they have found expression In the
recent dispatches. All that is necessary
is to read the testimony of the man
who acts as prosecuting witness to sat
isfy any man, lawyer or layman, that
something like crime is involved in the
present attitude of the district attorney's
office. To allow such a man as this for
mer valet of the deceased millionaire
shows himself to be through his testi
mony to escape the clutches of the law-
Is nothing short of participation in crime.
"What good public end can be accom
plished by the conviction of Patrick and
the discharge of the man Jones? None
whatever. Admitting all that Jones tes
tifies to to be true, what then? It sim
ply involves the immunity from punish
ment of one of the most inhuman mon
sters that the criminal courts of our
time have brought to light. It should not
be so. It could not be so if there was
but a single purpose, and that the full
vindication of justice, animating the
prosecuting officials of New York.
It appears from the statement of the
defendant in this notable case that im
munity has not been promised to the
prosecuting witness. If this be so then
the duty of all concerned seems to be
to stop the recent prosecution and put
both these nnen on trial for conspiracy
to murder. Were Patrick to be convicted
no healthy mind will be satisfied with
the discharge of the man who is now
acting as prosecuting witness.
It is a sad reflection on the tendency of
our times that such a tiial could he had.
Right or wrong, the defendant Patrick
strikes a true note when he intimates
that it is not so much his conviction
that is sought as it is the advancement
of the distribution of a millionaire's
fortune in a given manner. The prose
cuting officials may be innocent of any
known participation in such a mission;
but the case is too shocking in its lead
ing features -to leave any doubt what
ever that the disposition of the millions
of the deceased, rather than the manner
of his taking off, is the real question at
issue i» the prevailing controversy.
Tom Johnson, the newly elected Demo
cratic mayor of Cleveland, 0., is a
Kentuekian by birth, a freetrader and
a hustler. He will cut a strong figure
hereafter in Ohio politics, and Hanna
knows it.
"Have you read the pleasant things
which Senator Scott has been saying
about you witii reference to the 1904 cam
paign?" "Yes," Senator Hanna replied,
with some emphasis, "and I have written
to Scott telling him that I would cuff
him if he did not let up."
Hanna evidently used the wrong verb
there. One does not "cuff" anybody on
the back.
The Iron Asre deplores the use In this
country of the expression "working
class" or "wage-earning class," as we
have no such distinct class since in-
dividuals are constantly shifting from
one position into another, according to
thrift and ability. "It starts," says We
Age, "with a. false assumption. In this
country the wage earner represents not a
class but a condition—as temporary as
he may choo^ tfck make it. The condi
tions of emancipation from wage serv
ice are indusMw^ self-Improvement and
the homely virtues of economy and
thrift. We fin 4 v<ery few employers Who
have not at sdm^ 1 stage of their careers
been wage ejfrnjfa—not in an amateur
way, but because no other means of
starting in life was open to them.
~ Jr. ■
Tbe czar has addressed his new minis
ter of instruction in the following words:
''The experiences of recent years have
shown the existence of deficits in our
scholastic system that are so material
that I think thp time- has come to under
take an immediate and thorough revision
and improvement."
As two-thirds <£f the soldiers in the
Russian arnayraeei said to be unable to
write their own names, it is evident that
there is a discrepancy somewhere. But
the new minister is an old and ignorant
general and the czar's object in appoint
ing him, evidently was to have some one
qualified to stamp out all advanced and
modern ideas that seem to have found
lodging at the universities and resulted
In the recent student troubles. That
seems to be the czar's idea or reform and
improvement.
Consul Baehr, of Magdeburg, describe
a cheap process of manufacturing build
ing stone that is coming very much into
vogue in Germany. Sand is mixed with
lime, pressed into blocks and heated by
steam under pressure. The steam causes
the sand to combine with the lime, form
ing a permanent stone of great dura
bility. "Hydraulic or quick lime," says
the consul, "as well as fat or rich lim?,
may be used; hydraulic lime is preferred,
however, if the price -warrants It. Of
the different kinds. «f sand the cleanest Is
the most suitable, but a small alloy of
clay is not objectionable. In fact, it can
be said that all kinds of sand suitable for
building purposes or for the preparation
of mortar may be used. The proportions
are from four to six parts of lime to
ninety-four to ninety-six parts of sand,
the small variation depending on the
quality of the sand. After pulverizing
the lime in a ball grinder both substances
are mechanically measured and then
thoroughly mixed by machinery. This
mixture is then pressed into stones, which
are afterward piled on flatcars and push
ed into a cylindrical boiler. The boiler is
then hermetically closed and steam turn
ed on at from>eigh,t to nine atmospheres.
In about ten hours,the process of harden
ing is finished and the stone 3 are ready
for use."
TUESDAY (JLOSE GLANCES.
Today, April 9, is the anniversary of
the surrender, in 1865, of Gen. Lee and
army to Gem. Grant at Appomatiox,
Va.
Trees planted along streets, when prop
erly placed and cared for work a large
change in the value of residential prop
erty. For doubters an examination into
the history of cities like Washington and
Buffalo, where a comprehensive system
of street planting has been carried into
successful effect. Arbor day is near,
and it will be a legal holiday.
The rewards in military and naval serv.
vice are very unequal. Lieutenant Com
mander Calkins, for example, guided the
whole squadron through the darkness
into Manila bay and afterwards through
out the fight. There was nothing pic
turesque in this display of skill, and
Calkins got nothing. Lieut. Niblack, of
the navy, captured the Filipino town of
lloilo, hoisted the flag, and was in pos
session five hours when Col. Miller, of the
army arrived, and, outranking Niblack,
assumed command. Miller was made
brigadier general for this service, and
Niblack got—nothing.
The other day, among the "Glances,"
Ben King's poem, "The Pessimist," was
printed. Herewith "'The Optimist," from
the pen of an unknown but sensible au
thor, is given:
When i am in the dentist's chair,
I do not raise a f-iss;
I thank my luck sta-ra I'm not
A hippopotamus.
When baggagemen destroy my trunk,
I do not rave and rant.
But mentally say I'm glad
I'm not an elephant.
When my new shoes are hard end tight,
And painfully impede
My walk, I smile and think, "Tis well
I'm not a centipede."
A steamship left San Francisco a few
days ago with a car.?o of ?463,UU0 worth
uf railroad cars, built In this country
fur the New Zealand government. No
ship of war is necessary to crowd trade
upon that distant English oolony. The
country able to make good goods at
right prices can get trade regardless of
who governs. That 'trade follows the
flag" is one of. those half truths calculat
ed to do much mischief. It }S dazzling
Europe today and spurring the powers to
enormous sacrifice of life and treas
ure to place their respective flags in far
off islands. People do not buy goods on
sentimental grounds, but on business
principles. In real life we buy where we
think we can get the best value for our
money. The nearest store does not get
our trade if one a few blocks beyond
does better. The New Zealand people
found that they could do better here than
in England.
There were eleven counties in Texas
that cast no votes for McKinley in the
last election. Tarrant county led in
giving Bryan 5,277 votes, none for Mc-
Kinley, 1 for Woolley, and 167 for Barker
and Donnelly.
The papal year book for 1901 says Leo
XIII. is the 263 rd pontiff, and bears the
official title of Vicar of Jesus Christ,
successor of Peter the Prince of the
Apostles, Highest Pfntifex of the Church
Universal, Patriarch of the Occident,
Primate of Italy, Archbishop and Metro
politan of the Roman Church Province,
Sovereign of the Temporal Possessions
of the Holy Roman Church. The college
of cardinals officially has seventy mem
bers, but there are fourteen vacancies.
Of the twenty-four cardinals who live
at the Vatican, twenty are Italians. Of
the total number of cardinals 31 are Ital
ians, 7 French, 5 -Spanish, 2 Germans, 5
Austrians, and one each in various lead
ing countries.' Since Leo was elected 135
cardinals have Bted. The number of
archbishops ariti Wshops of the Latin rite
is 725, and oft the- Oriental rite, 49; of
titular bishop«<" iacftl archbishops, 367, a!so
17 without diocese. The whole Roman
Catholic hierarchy consists of 1,225 jnem
bers; of thes^JLeo XIII. in the twenty
three years of his pontificate has appoint
ed 234. •:
The DakatjK Sinner, published at
Aberdeen, sa^: "It is pleasing to note
that th<: agricultural schools of the Da.
kctas are ketpingTslde by side wKh the
very br-st. In' nutnbers attending, the
South Dakota-s*tool already outstrips
Minnesota s by nearly a hundred. This
rreans a good deal, for Minnesota's
school is no common one." No common
one, guess not. It is one of the fore
most in the Union.
Charles Denby, member of the ttrst
commission to the Philippines, says In
a recent issue of the New York Jndo
pendent: "V.'c have enough now to tlo
to secure the operation of the Monroe
doctrine in Central and South America,
and in piloting the devious steps o£
Cuba, without assuming such duties
among the Malays and the Sulus."
Is life worth living? That depends
upon the life and the liver. What is
pay? Daily food, clothing, comfort and
reasonable adjustment with conditions
may be considered good pay lor some
people, while others do not care whether
they have much of any of these re
quirements so that they have some
money hoarded up. And such people, as
they get old, become more grasping, and
the main thought of their lives centers
around money—and they die and leave
It.
The University of California has Or
ganized a department known as til* fle
partraent of irrigation under the direc
tion of Prof. ElWOOrt Mead Irrigation
is a more Important question than the
acquisition of the Philippines.
The individual soldier nowadays la
regarded as a uiiicliim-. Not :much intel
ligence, is retired of him; he is simply
to act in ol.< cl<nc«j to direction, liki* a
piece'of highly com) Heated mo jluviism.
Fuel, in th'» shape of food, is furnished
lor his oorisiimiition, and in iviucn he
is expected to produce a certain amount
of ciicrtty for r.iaivhing, nghlins anct
aw on. He requires, to keep MSB going,
according to scientific estimate, a daily
allowance equivalent to IS ounces of
bread, 20 ounces of meat and 15. ounces
of vegetables. In addition he has coffee
as a stimulant.
"What to Eat tells of the trials of the
modern housekeeper in these words:
"We have boiled the hydrant water,
We have sterilized the milk,
We have strained the prowltng microbe
Through the finest kind of silk.
We have bought and we have borrowed
Every patent health device,
And last night the doctor tells us
That we've got to boil the ice.
—o —
The man who can give no reason ex
cept because he thinks so is one of the
very hardest to convince that his opinion
is wrong.
—o—
A witch hazel trust, including twelve
manufacturers, is the latest, with a cap
italization of $3,000,000.
—o —
Emperor William has issued an order
forbidding women to appear in the streets
of German cities with long or trailing
skirts. William does some sensible things
now and then.
Today, April 9, is the anniversary of
the birth, in 1738, of Gen. Rufus Putnam,
organizer of the Ohio company and
founder of the first permanent white set
tlement in Ohio, at Marietta; of Fisher
Ames, in 1758, a celebrated American ora
tor and statesman; of John L. Sullivan,
In 1777, a noted American engineer and
physician, engineer of the canal in the
United States between Boston harbor and
the Merrimac river; of I. K. Brunei, in
1806, an eminent British engineer and
architect, and designer of the Great EJ'*^
crn steamship; of Adelina Maria Cloritida
Patti, in 1843, the opera sir.ger of Italian
descent born in Spain.
AT THE THEATERS. \
METROPOLITAN.
Leslie Carter's superb art almost con
vinced a good sized audience at the Met
ropolitan theater last evening that Be
lascos creation. Zaza, is worth all
the intensity of emotion wasted- upon
her. Concerning Mrs. Carter's coneep.
tion of the character there can be no
two opinions. It is so complete that
there are times when one feels as if he
were attending a vivisection, only, in
stead of bones and flesh being cut up for
his delectation, all the quivering nerves,
the emotions and the passions are laid
bare. There are no deep subtilties about
Belasco's heroine. What she feels she
shows and she is capable of a tre
mendous unreserve that Mrs. Carter
handles in a masterly manner. Since
the character was made for Mrs. Car,
ter one can understand, in a measure,
how she is able to sink her personality
so completely in it. One is not reminded
of Mrs. Carter at all. One te simply
fascinated by the vaudeville artist, Zaza
—at least while the curtain is up. When
it falls one marvels at the incongruities
of this creature who is so common In
that dressing room jscene in the first
act and who reveals so line a perception
in the scene with Dufresne's child.
The play possesses all the frankness
of "Camille." Like "Camille" it doesn't
deal with the "woman-with-a-past
problem.." Zaza's past is in process of
construction and even in that first act,
her dressing room in the concert hall
in Saint Etienne, she is takir.g life a,t a
very rapid tempo. The play tells the
story of a vulgar enough liason. A man
about town and a vaudeville actress are
attracted toward one another. The first
meeting takes place in the dressing room
of the concert hall, a scene which, for
frank realism, is a little in advance oi
things generally seen on the stage Is
America. The girls make up, men drop
in for a chat. How thunder and light
ning are made, and the approach of
hoises simulated—all the mechanical
devices employed in a theater are shown.
There are evidences of jealousies, there
is coarseness, in fadt, there is all the
sordidness of life behind the scenes ot
a cheap concert hall. Zaza meets Du
fresne, wins him over against his better
judgment—for he fears her—and the cur
tain falls.
There is nothh-g unusual about the
acts which follow. The brief happiness,
the anxious fear, the jealousy, the dis
covery of Dufresne's marriage by Zaza,
tlie mad Journey to his house -why, the
vcntui-esome have read .nany such his
toric in the "penny dreadful" novels.
The denouement only is different.
An absence of two years from her lov
er transforms Zaza, who dusts the furni
ture with her petticoat and then polishes
the glasses with the same convenient
article, into a pensive and severely moral
young person who waves a sad adieu to
her returned lover and drives home alone
in peaceful state. It is all uplifting and
subduing, but it isn't at all ■convincing.
It is impossible to understand 'how such
a creature as Zaza can possess the ca
pability of suffering so tremendously. To
realize depth one must have fallen from
heights. Lucifer would have been less
a devil had he not once been an angel.
Zaza never knew any heights. She was
brought up on the streets, and she never
got near enough to the sky to escape the
soil. She was a creature easily capable
of the wild passion displayed in the
MILLIONS IN SIX YEARS.
RICHMOND, Ind., April B.— Daniel G.
Reid, who has been elected a member of
the board of directors cf the t"' •#•=(!
. - - - - " '• v ... f"'- -
DANIEL R. REID.
States Steel corporation, and also a mem
ber of the executive committee, waa
fourth act, but the delicacy of the third
or the heroics of the fifth must of neces
sity have been beyond her.
However, Mrs. Carter's genius atones
for incongruities. If one thought for a
minute of smiling at the farewell which
closed the play ho must have speedily
forgotten his intention listening to a
voice that so easily plays on one's heart
strings. If one felt like rebelling at the
scene with the prim little maid and her
parrot like talk he soon forgot it be
cause the actress' art made it seem the
most real thing it: the world. It is in the
fourth act, however, the act wlvre Uu
fresne and Zaza breakfast together for
the last time, that the actress's wonder
ful emotional power is shown. The
scene must be a supreme tax for Mrs.
Carter. Indeed, for that matter, the
whole play is, for 'Zaza" comes very
near being a monologue.
Mrs. Carter's support is excellent.
Charles A. Stevenson makes the hest of
that very weak character, Dufresne.
Belasco might have put a little more
humanness into the character of Zaz:T.j
lover. It might have made the pliiy a
little more convincing. As it Is he ia
just a convenient peg on which to hang
a lot of emotions. Marie Bates as Aunt
Rosa, was inimitible. Mark Smith gave
an excellent interpretation of C.iscart,
the singing partner of Zaza. The rest ot
the support was excellent. The play la
well costumed and handsomely staged.
The last 3cene showing the exterior ot
the concert dea Ambassadeurs in the
Champs Elysees was beautiful. "Zaza"
will be repeated tonight and tomorrow
night.
GRAND.
One of the largest Monday night audi
ences of the season gathered at the
Grand last evening to witness the per
formance of the .Royal Lilliputi ttS In
"The Merry Tramps." This very clew
company of midgets and giants is
furnishing one of the most novel enter
tainments of the season. The first mati
nee performance of the engagement oc- .
cur.3-tomorrow at 2:;";fl.
The attraction at the Grand the com
ing week commencing Sunday night will
be Al. H. Wilson, in his new romantic
comedy entitled, "The Watch on the
Rhine. 11
STAR.
Gus Hill generally makes good his
promises in everything he offers in tho
burlesque line, and with the "Gay
MasQiieraders," which he presents at tha
Star theater this week, ho gives a well
filled bill that does not lack for merit
and novelty. In the spectacular vein,
the manager has not failed to provldo
plenty of coloring and glitter, and with
some exceptionally fine stage mounting,
and high class costumes, there is some
thing that provides a feast for the eye.
The attraction is drawing good business.
PUNGENT PARAGRAPHS.
Setting a Fast Pace.
Pittsburg Dispatch.
Tom L. Johnson, elected on Monday,
was Inaugurated as mayor of Cleveland
yesterday. This Is quick work. Mr. John
son is just aa speedy as the municipality,
however, and has become a candidate for
president already.
Absence of Disturbance.
Philadelphia Inquirer.
Without intending even slightly to be
little the labors and Influence of MV. J.
Pierpont Morgan it is still to be noted
that his departure for Europe does not
yet result in tilting the sad Old World
out of its usual course.
Probably He Has Heard.
Indianapolis Press.
It Is to be hoped that the coittwittee
of the Civil Service Reform leaguo, which
called on the president yesterday, did
not forget to intimate how the appoint
ment of Rodenberg Is regarded by gooa
citizens.
An Attractive Object.
Washington Post.
The Hon. Tom L. Johnson Is said to
have his eye on the Democratic presiden
tial nomination. It is quite likely that he
will find that the Hon. Carter H. Har
rison Is gazing in the same direction.
Warning to Tom.
Philadelphia Ledger.
Hon. Tom L. Johnson, who Is said to
have presidential aspirations, will pleas*?
take notice that this country has no use.
for 3-cent presidents.
Coming: of the Viceroy.
Birmingham Age-Herald.
Viceroy Taft, of the Philippines, de
sires to come home, where he can ride
down Pennsylvania avenue as the king
bee of the whole lot.
Crea.tes Curiosity.
New York World.
The celerity and completeness of Aguin
algo's conversion will lead the cynical to
ask: "How much did he get?"
With Some Stretching.
This country is big enough to hold both
Roosevelt and Funston, especially if we
take in the Philippines.
But Closely Pursued.
Birmingham Age-Herald.
Gen. Funston got away with his star
before the army ring had time to organ
ize against it.
CASSIUS M. CLAY.
born in this city forty-nine years ago, t&e
son of poor parents.
He was cashier of the Second National
bank until a few years ago, when with
a comparatively small capital he became
interested in the tin plate industry, which
at that time was in its infancy. Invest
ments in the American tin plate plant
at Elwood. this state, brought rich -e
turns, and the concern soon became » se
largest of its kind in the world. Mr. Reid
became its head, and when steps were
taken to bring about a combination of tin
plate mills he was the recognized leader.
The trust was formed, and Mr. Rrid was
made president, and when the offices of
the company were removed to New
Mr. Reid removed to that city, tie va3
conspicuous in all the preliminary trans
actions that bore relation to the Un!ta4
States Steel company, and by Its forma
tion becomes one of the officials of the
largest corporation in the world.
From a man in only moderate circum
stances six years ago, Mr. Reid has be
come one of the richest men in the coun
try, his wealth being estimated at from
$15,000,000 to $20,000,000. Associated w^
Mr. Reid throughout his career W been
William B. Leeds, who seven or" eig'
years ago was superintendent of the
Panhandle division between LogS^sport
and Cincinnati. He likewise has become
a multi-millionaire. He was also born in
Richmond.
GLOBE'S CIRCULATION
FOR MARCH.
[Advertisers will note that the
average daily circulation for March
is nearly 800 oveT that of Feb
ruary.]
Ernest P. Hcpwood, superintendent of
circulation of the St. Paul Globe., being
duly sworn, depose 3 and says that th»
actual circulation of the St. Paul Globa
for the month of March, 1901, was as
follows:
Total for tb2 month . 582,903
Average per day 18,803
ERNEST P. HOPWOOD.
Subscribed and sworn to befors ma
this 31st day of March, 1901.
H. P. PORTER.
Notary Public, Ramsey Co , Minn,
[NctsrialSeal.]
FURTHER PROOF IS READY.
The Globs invites any on; ani eysr/
one interested to, at any time, make a
full scrutiny cf its circulation lists and
records and to visit its press and mail
ing departments to check and keep tab
on the numb»r of papers printed and th»
disposition made of the same.
THE SOGIOL
WORLD.
The marriage of Miss Ray .Lamprey
daughter of Mrs. J. B. Tarbox, to Dr.
Albert Cheney Heath was solemnized last
evening at 8 o'clock at the Church of St.
John the Evangelist. Rev. Theodore
Sedgewick, rector of the church, read the
marriage service In the presence of a
large number of guests. The church was
decorated in green and white, Easter
lilies and other white blossoms being used
in great profusion. While the guests were
being seated, Prof. Fairclougn, who pre
sided at the organ, played a short mu
sical programme. During the entrance
of the bridal party the "Tannhaueser"
march was played, and during the cere
mony "O Perfect Love." The bride was
attended by her sister, Mrs. George
Phelps Robbins, of New York. The best
man was Dr. John Rogers, and the
ushers, Mr. G. P. Robbins, of New York;
Mr. C. P. Stembel, of Dcs Moines; Dr.
Charles Green, Mr. F. M. Douglass, Mr.
CTiarles Grant Rank, Mr. A. W. Clarke,
Mr. Charles Matteson, Mr. H. P. Folds
and Mr. Charles Gordon. Mrs. Tarbox
gave her daughter away.
The bride was gowned in a princess
frock of white Irish point lace made
over white liberty satin. She wore a
long white veil and carried a shower
bouquet of lilies of the valley and white
violets.
Mrs. Robbins wore a white satin gown
covered with white renaissance lace ana
trimmed with panne velvet and gold. Her
ornaments were emeralds.
Following the ceremony a bridal sup
per was served at the bride's home on
Summit avenue. Besides the members of
the bridal party, the following were the
guests: Mrs. C. P., Mr. and Mrs C P.
Stembel, of Dcs Moines; Mrs. Robert
Wheaton, Dr. and Mrs. Greene. Mr ana
Mrs. Charles Gordon, Miss Mann. Miss
Davis, Miss Furness, Miss Sturgis ana
Miss White, of Wilton, Conn.
Dr. and Mrs. Health left last evening
on an Eastern trip. They will be at home
after June 1 at 516 Portland avenue
The marriage of Miss Alice Hunter
Rhodes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. j. j.
Rhodes, to Frank Churchill Bano^ft was
solemnized yesterday afternoon at 5:30
o'clock at Christ church. Rev. Theodore
Sedgwick, rector of the Church of St."j
John the Evangelist, read the marriage*
service, assisted by Rev. George H.
Mueller, rector of Christ church. The
Easter decorations had been ieft In place,
and the altar was a massjif green foliage
and white lilies. Miss Maud B« • P pre
sided at the organ and played a pro^
gramme of nuptial music a few minutes
before the entrance of the bridal party.
The bride entered the church with Her
father, J. J. Rhodes, who presented her
to the groom. Miss Bancroft, sister of
the groom, was the maid of honor, ana
the bridesmaids were Miss MiS3
Prescott, of Chicago; Miss Clark and
Miss Egert, of Ogdeneburg. N. Y. The
ushers were Fred S. Hiiand, of Chicago;
E. B. Ilolbert, W. L. Timberlake. H. O.
Ames, R. W. McCloud and Richard U.
O'Brien. John Seabury attended the
groom as best man.
The bride was gowned in Fedora Jace,
made over white taffeta silk.- The lace
skirt had a full court train and the nne
ly tucked chiffon bodice rad boleros of
lace. A sunburst of pearls fastened the
tulle veil to the coiffure. Her bouquet
was Bride roses.
Miss Bancroft was gowned In pinJc
crepe de chine, appliqued with creton
roses. Her bouquet was maiden hair fefn.
The bridesmaids were gowned alike in
white batiste over white taffeta. The
batiste was finely tucked and the bodices
and skirts had Inlaid yokes of r**int de
Paris lace. The sleeves were similarly
inlaid and the gowns were effectively fin
ished with tucked batiste sashes. Kach
wore, an aigrette of lace and feathers.
Following the ceremony there was an
Informal reception at the bride's home
on Holly avenue. The rooms were hand
somely decorated with Raster lilies and
palms. The appointments in the dining:
room were in pink and green, and the
library on the second floor was in red.
The bridal party was assisted In receiv
ing by Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Rhodes an-i
Mrs. Bxincroft, the groom's mother. Mrs.
J. B. Hoxsie and Mrs. J. C. Norton pre
sided in the dining room, and Mrs. \V.
H. S. Wright and Mrs. C. D. O'Brien
served punch. The young women assist
ing were the Misses Appleton. the Misses
Borup. Miss Carr and Miss Nicols. The
St. Anthony Hill orchestra played.
Among the out-of-town guests were:
Mr. and Mrs. J. IT. Hlland, of Chicago,
Mr. and Mrs. George Marcy, of Chicago;
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Rogers and Misa
Rogers, of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. De
force and Miss Dix, of Minneapolis.
Mr. and Mrs. Bancroft left last even-
Ing for Buffalo, N. Y. They will be at
home after May 1 at 507 Holly avenuo.
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Mrs. Thomas Foley gave a dinner Sun
day at her home on Summit avenue in
honor of her son Fred.
• * •
Miss Florence Gheen will give a lunch
eon Saturday at the home of her grand
mother, Mrs. D. A. Monfort, on Dayton
avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Coddon announce
the engagement of their daughter Httde
garde to Mr. I. M. Lie-berman, of St.
Paul. The betrothal reception was field
at Miss Coddon's home, 474 Sherburne
avenue, last Sunday evening.
• • •
Miss Proctor will give a flower cotillion
at Seminary- hall Saturday owning. The
charerons -will be Mrs. F. M. H. Ken
drick. Mrs. S. C. Cook, Mrs. Merrick and
Mrs. Proctor.
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Mr F M Kendrlck. Summit avenue,
will go West next Sunday to reside.
The ladies of the Chnrch of the Good
Shepherd will hold their Easter sal* in
the school room on Thursday and Friday
afternoons and evenings.
The Music Moved Him.
Baltimore American.
At the first social of the Cold Water.
Devotees a Lady with a. Painful Face
arose and san? "The Lips That Touch
Liquor Shall Never Touch Minn" •-; -
While she was singing 1 the ITlcrhly Moral
Young Man of the Villas:* slipped from
the hall and hied himself to a convenient
saloon. „
.On his return, with many "hies," he?
explained that when it was so easy 'to
become immune a man was a fool to taka
any chances. •:' •'■■•' '■■':.'■

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