The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 81, Ed. 1, Monday, September 4, 1899 Page: 3 of 4
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BlIATTUrS "WAKX BEPLY.
IloHHts Atkinson to a Jlrowa
Tnrn QiiotPH History.
vtiidnnati. S(nt J-Tfie recent oorrM-
n.n4MK Ixrtwowi CofirrMWini Wisfttu
"f thin y rnt SMrftrd Athliiwon of Bos-
ton haa btm supplemented b the fol-
lowing .Hon. TV. B. StwmiK-. Clnclnmvti
Dear 8lr- I Imve ttie honor to sscknww-
lHte your letters of Atlsuat A". 1 not
nith approval that you pUMteh m letter
.iml your letter wrhfcti has tjroutit to nis
many letter of aympathy and approval
with a. tartpe dermi.. for the pamphlets
wilch you do not desire u hare aent
Perlwps you -wUl nhto puMtah tWa.
Yotirt vary truly
Boston Aug B ISIS.
CVnweawiTntn fhaMuc aju received lot-
tera wanrfly comrnefMlltist hhft ttw the vl?-
oroua cotitue he pursued In replying to
Atkinson add 4vl latest Setter which tie
limited to CVtr AtWnaon Uwhiy 1 even
warmer than the flrwt. It reads as fol-
lows. lOrlward Atktnaun. Raq IUvtim
Dear Sr. Your letter of the tti ulti-
mo lias fcean received. No d.ttrt you
have received many letter of sjinpathy
from your people In this country ami I
Hni rrmlMent that your friend and eo-
worktT. Aajulnnldo nouht have written
one. thanklnft u had not the co-ern-ment
of ttie T'rrited. States errwrtuilly
prevernteil further vormmirrlea'tton te-
tween you t'Wo chieftain. Neither do I
tloirtit In the leat that my protem to
ou twlilch you puUlshed) Anntnot your
sendlna: your aetMttoua llierature to me
TihiI tlm mnve effect as a preacher de-
nmirlatlon of a liHrwputitWe thtiitrical
You woirld not tsavo aent your i1ltlous
liullloationii to the Phlllpiihvea unVeaa you
hnil reon to het'ove that your friend
nd co-worker AatiiasMo would tie com-
fortenl mid ldel thereSiy. 'etiter auyg
1ku 'Trewsxin Is oonllned to the actual
levying of ir apaltsst ttie Unltetl States
of nilliflrtnt; to thr osienvtea tvlvlmr tneni
aid ninl comfort." Wtistisr twos a New
OSnglnnO srenileman too. Duiiner the vll
Aar n this country Ivtnoolu waa de-
tMTUifeed Grant waa vllllOed the govern'
ment wm nswiUeil and rhe war was dec-
kired uncorMitltutlonnl lnrniman end a
failure by some people 1n Boston da well
as by people In other soetlone of flhe north
and jce wa demanded at any prloe.
The men at the front celled ttie authors
of such declarations "copperheads" end
"traitors " In your lest letter you do not
renew your Uirent to have my ttaroe left
off the coneerseioiwl llat for the elth
oonRrees liut yu sungewt tht I puhtish
tlio letter I wlH do so TVlfh olMUrure ami
I may n.ld tlmt I al tiave received rnanr
letters from Boston and ttie wt of the
I'lilted State but not one of them waa a
letter of )tniatliy whether for me or
fur Agiilnnldo. I am mini those who wrote
ni.- had no sj-intathy for AiruliMtMo and
probalflv thoiiKhi I iveedxl none. Yours
W B. 8IIATTUC.. M C.
I'incniNttI Ohio Kept ember 1. IX9D
WHISKY Pl'ItCHASK INCItHASB
Peorln. 111. Sept !. 'i.ie cut In tho
price ot spirits U producing Its legitimate
effect In this market For the paM month'
revenue collections amounted to lllW.taol
roenue ciilletlona have averaged t004
a dty Today the collection amounted to
109074 showing that tht trade taking ad-
vantage of the cut has t.iore than doubled
the usual dally purchase..
THE qUEEN'S VOTE.
Plenty of Cumlldatea l'roni hlrli
Select Ueii for l'all Cnriilrnl.
Tho following Is the vote in tho con-
test for queen of tho Outhrlu fall
carnival as counted up to 8 o'clock last
Miss Dorothy Klynn .
" lllocltle Jamison
" Florence Hadley
' Lillian Latix
" Miss Amy lirooks
" K. I.oulso HarncH .
" Ethel McNeal
" Ida Ooode
" Mabel Painter .. .
" Jonnln Culler
' liovrinan . ....
" Crowley ... ..
Mrs. Hobcrt Huuibay . ..
" I'tul Nowtnau
' Harry Ardery
" John Cotteral ... .
" Llzie McNoal
" Harry Tliompson .....
" Forrest MoKInloy
" J. Q. Havghorst
" Ctaljf .
" Kd Vanderpool
.1. O. SoTorns .. .
" T. K. Tingle
" O. U Kegan
" H. B. Asp
' Koto M Wothy
" Wrank Luan
" Hdgar Jones
s ...Daily Leader Coupon... :
I votti for M
for QUEEN OF THE CARNIVAL.
S3?"CntlhlH outandsund to E. A. Douglas
Sucretary Carnival Committee.
RULES GOVERNING CONTEST.
The aboye ballot is ordered and authorized by the Fall
Carnival Committee and the lady receiving the largest number of
coupons at the close of the contest at 0 o'clock October 8th
1890 will be formally declared Queen of the Carnival.
This contest is open to all ladies of Guthrie.
No ballot is letral unless cut from the daily papers.
A committee selected by
the ballots every evening at
progress of the vote will be
On tho Philippine (ursttotiH In
tho Hands of tho Prosldpnt.
WaelliiKtoii Sejit 2 -An important con-
ference on Mro Philippine sXrtfatlon In
wkt President &IcKil receted for
iVv ftret Mmo n full vrhnl roport of
what the Philippine cotnmswson has done
was hekl svt tho White houae tonight The
parUee e It fl'ere PreecUmt itaKlnley
eorir- Hav ami PreeMent Schurmano.
of ttie Ih1Hpilno comm i who made
the report Mr Scmsrmann rrtved here
thla evening frm Ittsaca v Y. tt wea
W s tlrst opportunity since h rettirn to
the United States to aoe the president as
the latter wa inokinr preparatlona for
de7rturo for Ptattrtbursr when Mr
SehumnMin orrtved at lila Ithaca home.
Acoordhijily thtf meettrw as. -which tho
ppeaadent of 4he commtas'on tent to ln-
vesrtlgate and report on the exact condi-
tions to the tar east ar4ttpelago to ar-
ravmred for tonteht and MV Acunnann
will rerv.fl orer tcamorrow nlffbt when
there may to a flintier OYmferemv
Tho oonfiiretrae 4jaiiht .vup4t three
hour SectreMO' Ilu nnd Mex-retnrv VI1-
s..n wwe with tlw l'reairt.n when Mr
flcliitruntnn roacheil the whin house but
Secretary Wilson noon wlihdns
CMr PoiirnieiitiVi report pnrt caHy con-
sumed the wk1q time At it : conelusron
Becpatnry "Witton and Ir Srtiurmann left
th White hotic HOil ttr Pi-eKidont retir-
el early t
Nehlier Mr SclHsrnsann iMr fteoretary
W'Jwn wtoukl RttSB n details of the oon-
feitMice. from time ito time. ttie ctwn-
mtes'on Jma forwnnle.1 uetadvsd reiorts
to the President nnd tb state department
Inut whetlier President fli'inimMnti lirouglit
with Wtn a tvrMen rewrl hh.1 atahmittot
it could mtt telmed Tie le.iireed to my
wottier there was a nrrHten reporj aihl
rettewted Jm aedert'.on trim whrttwor In-
formation s fitvon out niiuH come from
the WWte limise r ohe state department.
Mr Schumwim ilecllned to tHscusa Ms
plana wbHe In tho olty
WAR MAY YKTtOXK
Afl'airs In fhu TrniiHtaal Aro hy
No MoanH iu Nntisrnctory
London Sept J Judging from surface
indlcat'onH an altogvUier tiow phrase
seemed to have oome over the Transvaal
crisis. The tables have been turned and
now It Is Mr. Joseph Chamberlain who
Is praises further conference. In this
and other respects tho official negotiations
present a more ppoclflc aspect than lajit
week nut with the Imre exception 'at
M'ene negotsnUons. every other clixtum-
stance points to war. Whether as has
been suggested In these dispatches high
er power than Mr. Chamberlain has Inter-
ferred In the Interest of peace or whether
tlie secretary Ima tketi a leaf of tiio book
of President Kruger. meaning piocras-
1 1 nation en sonrculy to determined at
rttss stage t t or powaHlo tliougth hanlly
hanlly prriluble that tho unexpected op-
iH.sltlon nnd dl.tlrnctlon of th Dutch
and i'escendnrt if -ho Dutcn In South
Atrirn as acutely evidenced th r week.
may have stayed tile 'mallei JuimV The
simplest solution however of these lat-
est developments which puzzle none more
tliaii Mr C'hamjierlulD'B out and out sup-
posMra l tlmt exlrcm amhilil.Uy
and long aufferlng paraded In this lateH
HrltlRli proiMisal is merely n peace ofder
:tsl whl eli precede a sacrlllca Huoh
stop na these make war more righteous
ami JSngllili wnre though uatmlly result-
Ins; Pi aggrandizement must first be
righteous to lie iopular especially wl.n
the nonconformist element and Mr.
C'hshiberlarh Is not a deeplser ot this
this factor In home polltices. The foreign
sentiment must be propttlited. The
001 Unental wis with few exception'
rcusmlzM the fairness of the ISngllih
claims In the Transvaal nnd "resident
lituger knows he cannot expeat anv out-
sltlt aid except perhaps. In ttiu moat 'n-
dlrect -wayfrom Russia. Tho sp rp evinc
ed yetMerduy by the Petit Journal of Par.
It. certainly doe not voice the spirit of
rrarco which is usually complacent ov
er the Kngllsh strictures prompted by
.he Dreyfus case. The Journil deplored
th faet that the evnnt of war between
Great Britain nnd the Transvaal prevent
ed l'rnnce from attacking Orctit Britain
and avenging the l'nsho.la humiliation.
All In nil putting the official formali-
ties and secondary tssuea nslds the
Trans van I or'tU under the surface.
seems not (c tie greatly changed nnd the
settlement still lies In Krugor'a hands.
Whether he completely surrenders open-
ly defies or further evudos .time alone
No on prides himself more upon the
grealnsos of the merchant jsiarl" than
does the British subjaet yet strangely
enough no one Is blinder to events that
menace lis -welfare. This country Is ap-
parently on the ev of a sailors nnd
"man's strike that will paralyze com-
merce yet so far the matter has revived
only passing notice In the British press
Atid has attracted prartlonlly no publlo
Interest The trouble arose over a
manifesto to the ship owners by the sea-
the carnival officials will count
Wallace's Drug Store and the
prj'.d iu the Leader from day
Any ono predisposed to Scrofula can
novor bo healthy and vigorous. TIiIh
taint in tho blood nnturnlly drifts into
Consumption. Being stiolndeon-soatod
blood dJioaso Swift's Specific is tho
only known euro for Sorofuln booausn
it Is tho only remedy which can reach
Scrofula appeared on the head of mylltUo
grandohild when only ! months old ShortlT
after breakln out tt spread rapidly all over
her body The watwuu the soiva would peel
off on tho slightest touoh.and the odor (hat
nuum nripo niauc me ai
Biosphere of the room
The dlseaso next r tucked
wo eyes ana we learcit line
won hi lose her slcht Km
Inent physicians from the
surrounding country were
consulted but could do
nothing to relieve the lit
tlO IntlOCent. nt crnvn 1
as their opinion that the jjSsfiMrllwK
caso was liopch-M ami lm SlS!Sm!jCJs
possible to sav the child 4 . wslght It wa 1
t.1 .' 'V.T 'UPI t.. try svrrffs SelUc.
That inedlelne it once made a speedy and eoiu-
t-vr.V . . . ' " n yu"B latiy.auu nan
never bad a sign of the disease 6. return
Man Hutu iisbublsv.
8crofuln is an obstinnto blood tliie8e.
anil la boyond tho reach of tbo nvoragt
uioou ineaicme. Hwift'u Sneoiflo
Q C CFor
b Ws) at?B
is tho only remedy equal to such tloop-
soated diseases; it goes down to the
very foundation and forces out overy
taint. It is purely itgtUibU nnd Ik
tho only blood rotund y guaranteed to
contain no mercury potiuih or other
mineral siiostnuen whatever.
Books mailed froe br Swift Snomftn
Company Atlanta Georgia.
B. y. S. Is for sale
at tho Kng'e
men and (tremens union Inviting them
to confer on the question of fixing a rata
for firemen and sailors on sailing ships
of four pounds monthly a slight advance
In the average wages now paid at the tar-
tons British porta The ship owners ut
terly Ignore the union witn !ie result
that the latter have plsnnod a strike at
ovory port of the united kingdom to
commence next Mondar.
Tho Stewarts and oooks It Is said tiavo
Joined forces ulth sailors and flretnon.
Any offer to negotiate would probably
dofcr and perhaps prevent the proposed
strike. Th emen claim that though the
shipping trade has Improved tho workers
condition haa remained stationary.
Already tho force of the stock move
ment 1h beginning to be felt. Fearing
that It would be unable to get a crew tor
tho stoamor Oceanic on Its regular salting
day Monday the White Star line com-
pany tried to have the men sign Thurs-
day last but the men refused In H'jody.
Tho owners of the Dominion line s'eiun-
ot s Camhromann und the Cuna.1 lino
or Sylvnnla mot with a similar epr-
lonce at Liverpool.
An official ot the foromans union Is
quoted as saying ho believed the strike
was Inevitable but thought it would on
ly last for u weok.
Tho ahlpplng Onzette sixwklng for the
Bhlp owners says they ore Justllled in
Ignoring tho communications ot the men
becaus the union la nu unreaaonale body
of men. The paper referred to belittle
tho possibilities of serious consequent e
'That til lilt: nre not so desperately bad
with our mercantile marine i to require
from tho strlka awl concludes by saying;
recognition of an Insignificant trades un-
ion at all costa Is provided by the In-
creasing desire of alien lo serve on
British shlpe as sailors The union is
once more going to do foreign seamen
a good turn by throwing open new nv-
enuns of employment for them.
The note of appeal In this oonclusl.a.
however robs the previous optimistic
statement of their strength
The Liverpool merchants serves guild
has paeecd resolutions disapproving the
threatened stlrko saying the dumand of
the mon aro unreasonable and urging
the off lepra to insist the men'M elTorts
Unless the ship owners agree to negotiate
It 1 llkly that next week will see the
grntst blow dealt British shipping In
many yoars The tremendous trans-Atlantic
travel will probably first feel Its ef.
PHILIPPINR VIRWft .
The Saturday lievlew today combats
the assertion of President MoKlnlsy that
tho Philippines belong to the United
Htntos as much as do Loulslnaivi Texas
and Aluska saying:
This certainly sounds strange In the
mouth of politicians who are ever tired
of citing the grandllnpuent sentiments of
the deolaratlon of Independence. This
Is an assertion of the right to purchase
a country from Its former rulers against
the wish of the Inhabitants. There Is not
an analogy with Alaska" -
The Speaker 'aks an opostte view
remarking! "The Ami'lcai t Jopi 'n tl.e
Philippines are mandatories of civilisa
tion pledged to restote order and maintain
the Interests of sosierv In general hH (he
commerce ot the Islands. We do not be-
lieve the American people will lose the
o ha nee of effecting their ndasion of civili-
zation or leave their new poss.tiikHia a dl-
relect to he picked up and adtsvlnistered
by ine iw)t?ers who lo not even conde
scend to (tfofea the smalle.t respect for
The Spectfltor In ourie of a It- lg hy
article sn the Philippines endomea Mo
Klnley's speech saying.
"These words are worthy of the beat
traditions of the United attatea and show
the administration does not mean to rua
away from the tliniculties but to face
them squarely and boldly. At! who
know any thing ot the roil tamper af
the people of Amerlea knew IhU wtU be
i. e attitude of the WahlngtoD udsnlale.
The Spaotater svggetU thai apverne
BopMVOlt and Admiral Dewey ate Um
type af a man who would make an ax-
aellont governer general of the Pfelon.
Americans Aid YaquiR.
Mexico CUy 8pt. Z A rumor Usst wag
current about the etty to the estaet that
an America) vswwul toasted wtttt mot-'
tions of war for tlve Yswtul Indiana had
mi aschted off the I'svcJno eoast has
iesi ifHd by kuVutuatioii received
here fnom OtMyswnsta. .Veoardinsj to ad-
ytoes wetie fcare uttsaaUao. an AmarwawP
vawsel etw Cxar which left Ban FraisaajM
durttitr tSM tactor part ot July wm tor
some reajfcon seupeoted ef belsHr a zUsnua-
tarlag veatol and wa aolsought to be about
to land supplies for the Yaaut Indiana
ai Port Atlanta. The Max loan gausbowtt.
Demoorata was dlspatehed to search lor
tne Czar wfeleh entered the port af La.
Paz and unloaded hor cargo. wMelt wis
eonslgned to La Paz. Sho wan evrnauld
at tha port and aorupulously searehxl
but nothing suaidoaous was dlseovered.
The BpaMsh priest named Bto who
got into a ecariduioue scrape (n Puebjc. Iiu
been swrf out of the country.
110BB1NS SHOOTS WIFE
Four Times Hut Could not Kill
Hor Wnklta Tragedy.
if the shooting of Mr. X. V. Bobbins
h her jeeitoua hueuant the ?anche-
ti Journal gives the fol'w.n intoiest
Lit detail :
"The most brutal and murderous At-
tack ever made In Grant county was par
traied by T. V Retina a man about
forty years at age upon lite Wife at about
9 o'clock Tuesday morhlitg on the publlo
highway two miles south and about two
miles west ot Waklta on Crooked Week.
Various rumors of the affair wore Afloat
In Mrnchester. but aa nothing positive
could be learned here the editor ot the
Journal went to Waklta Wednesday to
gather the facts In detail. We found tho
on .led woman sitting In a large arm
chair In the rear of the Racket store at
Waklta where all that la possible to be
done is being done for her. Dr. Millar
and two doctors from Medford hadldreaa-
"1 her numerous wounds ad we found
t er ablH to give a full account of the
l cling Her story Is substantially as
'Mrs Etta IlobiiM is tldriy-two yean
old and the daughter of Mr .and Mra. J.
B Armstrong who reside one mllo north
tu Sandereek postofrice. She Is a sister
I" J W. and I'rmrlcy Armstrong who
run the Backet store at Waklta Slis
ha i been wlce married her first husband
i Mr orer having dlded a few years ago
l"nig her with three small boye who
nro Veing cared for tt the soldiers' or-
rlsns (wins it DaveipnrL Iowa where
lh-r art going to school. Hlio beeame
acq i tinted with an.! mvr'f I T. V Hob-
ln it ?t. Joseph. Mo.. JiIV i' USS. At
the lime of her marriage she had saved
up about one hunderd dollars which nob-
Ins wit hold nf nnd fooled It away Ito
was very Jealous and soon became ary
abusive and cntu to her tie attacked
her and ehoked her nlmost Into insensi-
bility at St. Joe. 8ho told him sho would
leave nnd he swore If she attempted It
he would kill her before ehe could get
out of town. Mrs. Itoblne Anally made
good her escape and enmo to live with
her parent near Sanderoek pcHtofflco
arriving there In April ltoblns want from
SI. Joseph to Osceola Iowa where he
owned a house and lot. which he placed
with ni agent for sale He then came to
Mb wife In Oklahoma arriving her June
is Ho made up wlih her and they lived
together part of the time with her broth-
ers at Wnktta ami part of the time with
ner parents at Sandereek
'A stated he wa very Jealous nnd
made her nocompnsy him on nil occas-
ions Up to last giiiurdav he unrke.
with Jehn Lunz's thrashing outfit south
of the Salt fork she helped with the
cooking for hr board. Tho rrmohltie men
bought a keg of beer Saturday Just be-
fore Itobms and hi a if atarted for her
father's to remain over Sunday. She ob-
jected to staying with the outfit white
the beer was belt.g drunk and Hoblns
luctantly hitched up nnd they started
away but she consented and he went
ok and got a bucket of lieer. Ho waa
mad ni'. the way to Handereek where they
trrlved at three o'cloak Sunday morning
Monday ho went.to Waklta and got word
that his property nt Osceola Iowa had
bsen sold and a deed for he and his wlfo
"Tuesday morning they started to Wa-
klta and on the way she lold ltoblns she
would not sign the deed until ho gave
her back the money he had spent ot hers
whereupon he began cursing and abusing
her She stood It a lotu on she oonll
and when about M yards east nf the
Croaked creek orosslng ehe Ju m pod nu
of tho buggy nnd started to walk Ivaek
to her father's not stopping it' look
around as she went She Mays she had
gone only a short dlattmn when he if
his team and slipped up behind her op-
ened lire A-th a tt-cailhre AmeriO'ii bull-
ng revolver the ball catering her IkbiI
neck of the right ear. 4h was lazed
mil her flikt thought was that he hud
M-urk her with his Oat Che -eeonl shot
ertered well up an her right cheek nnd
krekd twr of her upue- double teeth
out on the opposlto side th" hall p6ia
l-g out IhroLgh tha loWfr par: lb left
cheek With this shot sh ttvs me fell
to the ground and though conscious all
the time was blinded for a time and could
not see hor husband's actions. The third
shot rasMtetl through her neck from right
to let cutting her windpipe su nn to ad-
mit the passage of air when- she would
speak Tht !'.:. alter passing though
ner neck lodged la the left shoulder. Tho
fourth shot struck the unfortunate wo-
man about fdur Indies to the right of the
baek bona. He aorset checked the force
of the ball and when It struck a rib It
glanced and plowed a flesh wouud In her
right side Had waa eaally taken out.
"After the shooting lUibln. ran east
past his buggy and continued for nearly
a mile and a half Mrs. Itobms recovered
sufficiently and watched him as" be ran.
8he got up end started weal toward home
but waa so weak se gave up and turned
to go to their buggy to get a quilt to lie
down on. Robins saw her and turned and
ran lo her. She asked why he shot her
and his reply waa: 'You did it yourself.'
He helped her In the buggy and drove half
a mile east and hWt lsr at the liorae ai
Charley Coulter's and went on to town
for a doctor. He rede Into town and la
formed Dr Miller his wife had eommlttel
suicide Ue then went to his brother-in-law.
Mr. Armstrong and they west baek
together Te the surprise of all Mrs
Robins waa still conscious and gave them
the true story of the shooting Officers
left with Hoblas for Pood Oreek Tues-
day nora. and tlmt night Mrs KaWbns
was removed ta Waklta Dr. Miller In-
form tu her ehsaacea for recovery are
very good though she waa unable to Ue
dowa to Wednesday noon."
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A KM I MANEUVKilS
UushIii and Germany Showing
off Tholr Military ExcoIIohco.
(Copyrighted by Assloiated Press ISM)
BetMn Sept. 2. The army manouverea
which will besln tomorrow nnd end Sep-
tember II will ho of more than usuaI In-
terest. The operations will be conducted
on the same grounds and will bo large-
ly patterned after the Napoleonic cam-
paign of 1805 Half of the troops engaged
rne ifrn cxwps wti laproerh tho -opposing
force the lath corps bv forced march
ea through the bleak forst pisses after
striking the plains the corps will oper-
tte along both sides of the Ens river
The decisive action will probably occur
In Wurtenberg between Stuttgart ard
Ludwlgshurg Bfe reviews' at Cartahrue
fltraasburg and elswhers will precede the
manouverea BJmperor "William strongly
hope tn we some etraglc aurprlee A
noteworthy feature of the manouverea
will be the presence of a number of dis-
tinguished military men from other
rmintrle Both the Clerman and Rus
slan government have nhown the great
est readlhe this year In allowing- each
others officers to View. oa Rrm m0v
ments of Ihelr respect!! -v countries A
number of the Oermon officers will be
t rhe Itutslan army manouverea and
the number of Russians who will attend
the Oerman mnnoiiverea will be larger
than -ierliefiwe Ureal cnirrtes N shw
tv both sides The United States military
attaehe nt Berlin. Major P. T Allen ft -so
reeeived an Invitation to attend tho
KttsMlnn Tnanomeres but he will bo Un-
able t" go rther wt of unusual court
esv le the permission given to Colore'
Bum ue. I Hummer the military ottnMw
.if the Unltetl Btatea embassy at te?r
.Pin hi pnrtldpate In tho Oermnn man
tTe This is rather onntrnrv to str
etlpuettc. sMt he Is accredltetl to nnnth-
gorernniettv hUt ISmpernr TVllllam re
momlierlnif JJjtssiVttanttorHi shown by Col
oni'l Stunner during tho Cuban 'am
nalgiQtfcOount Von Geotzen tho forme
mlliwrft'hflaeihe of the Oermnn embassy
nt Whjjliiheten ami other German officers
who aeeornponled the Unltetl States army
diriine; tlwt late wnr. quickly granted Uk
deMretl permission His majesty n'so per-
mitted Msjor John M Woodburv sert
to studv the sanltarv systeip of thn dcr
man n.rniy in tho field tn pursue Ms
studies with tlie sixth army corps dur
lug the manouverea In Sllealn this corp
being unusuaUy well equipped In regard
tn sanitary arrangements.
A new fenturn of the innnouvrse .ili
yesr will be practical test's of automo-
biles of whlah a number have been
made far nrmy purposes by nn Alv-La-Chapelle
The complete surrender of tho govern-
ment lo the Agrnlnna had the effect if
Inereflrlng tho confidence of the latter
The Agrarian move however the Dut
echo Tagn Zeltung commentlnp lubl
lantly on the fact that the government
on closing tho diet went so far as to
thank the delegate who had Just lrur
lently rejected the emperor' pet meas-
"Tim long ax.itr'.ed hoped for. begjred
f.v sop to the friends of tho canal has
not been given. In spile of all tho In-
triguing lying nnd crushing the word
Iwm not been rqKiken."
The frequently Inspired Post says-
"There Is no douui the Injrodttcllon of
the hill wnn n grave political mistake"
The papor then proceeds to formulate
a rule tlwt the t-overrimolit hereafter
wlnlie)i first find out whettier tbn
roneervnUven nre wiling to support .
memsure lie fare Inlrod.iclng It Tn view
of the fact that (he government declarer
It Intention tn Introduce tho canal bit
at the next session the Agrarian news
papers say that they will continue the
i.piHieltlon to the msaaure. The llbsrtl
.tnd the larger part of tho center pn-
pera continue to bemoan tho defeit of
the bill and expreea njian'Mimrnt nt
the complete collapso of tho goverr-
moot. A leading center organ the Col
tn Vnlks Zeltltng. eays:
H woultl require tbo pen of Mark
Twain tti adettuawtely deserlbe the re
eerit arlsla. The disproportion between
the big words and the small deieda of the
government Is too glaring;"
The Cologne Gazette exclaims "If
Bismarck had only llvod to see this "
'('he socialist pu iters attack Prince
Hirherrtohe reminding him that ho has
not kept bis solemn pledg mado In the
nskrtHstng to sea that the Prussian law
In rogftrd to the ufflllaUon of 'political
clubs be reselnded and threat nlrnj '
tuke action In the reti'listng.
How their victory has puffed up the
Prussian Agararlans was fequsntly
manlfeste.1 In the newvpapers ot this
week The I ulsch Agra oorri)Hlondci '
advMMties th nxt nirfoii ot the antl
strike bill to agrlt ultural laborers for
bringing the lattnr tu strike under any
circumstance-! under penalty of Impris-
onment tn Jnll and rpore.l punishment
Another Agurlun p.iper attributes the
trouble with farm bunds to too high pay
leading to rti uiikt-niietn and oppolt'o.
an. I advlaa the real . r.i t Ion of the Wln;
ni. 4 rwmedy
Ttie general opinion ixpreeeed here U
that war Ittttween flreat Britain OOd the
Transvaal la almost unavoidable. Manv
artlrlea from the pws of well known
x "lis Nearly a! sympathise with. the
wrlturs bate appeared this week In truv
Porae. This tsas of the Independent pren.t
Is xliout Ihv aatne There Is no doubt
that the tP eminent. If not exactly
friendly to Great Britain In this quar-
rel has altaulvad to abstain from irtlve
Interference. tUUt fact which tt. cor
respondent of th AaeoHated Preea has
rvpeatedly bad from asitheptlo sour-s l-
agaln oorrottotated ttiia weiek.
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