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Quay, Matt, a Presidential candidate, 171.
Michael Hicks-Beach declares that England will
297-Speaker Reed unable to control House, 2, mo- date for office, 151-Spectator on effect of American
447-Bourgeois cabinet resigns in face of Senate,
pate, 353- Protection in medicine at Parts and
Montpellier, 335–Death of Léon Say, 447–Zola and
G. Deschamps, 483.
America, 169-Suppression of auti American de-
monstrations, 207-Elections carried by Govern.
U.S., 317-Church procession in Madrid for rain,
353–Queen Regent's speech to the Cortes about
Cuba, 371--Financial burden of Cuban rebellion,
ITALY:-Pope's appeal for unlon replied to by Greek
Patriarchs, 45-Crispi Ministry overthrown by
Abyssinian defeat 209-Informal alliance with
England announced, 205.
GERMANY:- Plan to make full out of hall.battalions, 3--
Emperor's calendar of absences from Berlin, 131-
Lese-majesty run mad, 151-Dr. Stöcker in disgrace,
189--Russian grain to be excluded for infection, 131
-Charges against Dr. Peters, 229-Degeneration of
AUSTRIA-HUNGARY -New anti-Semitic municipal coun-
BULGARIA:-Conversion and baptism of Prince Boris,
171, Ferdinand's Visit to the Porte, 317.
CUBA:-Bogus insurgent successes. 23, court-martial of
101. Wylle's History under Henry IV., 325, English
ville, 101-Sir W. Fraser's Napoleon III., 344–
tory of, 380.
Journal, 497-S. Garmau's Cyprinodonts, 57-
Catholics at higher institutions of learning, 456.
court and Bing on, 308–Hernani, literary sources
Deputies, 255—Impressionist pictures for the Lux-
embourg, 418- International Journal of Ethics, 80.
the Poets reprinted, 343-Japanese dynasty portralt
with translation, 236.
the discussion of candidates for French Academy,
American filibusters, 371, Horia decision by U. 8.
Supreme Court, 408, patriots Issue gold bonds, 408.
MEXICO:-President Diaz on the Monroe Doctrine, 280.
VENEZUELA:-Crespo's severity towards the current
BRAZIL:-Rio News on South American friendship for
ARGENTINE REPUBLIC-Sugar protection development,
89, Buenos Alres Herald on Argentine want of affec-
tion for U. 8., 129.
SOUTH AFRICA:-Matabele uprising, 317, Preeldent Krue-
ger will not visit England, 352, 353-Death sentence
for Jameson's invaders, 352, proofs of conspiracy,
Announcem«nts, 12, 33, 54, 77, 99, 119, 138, 157, 177,
197, 216, 234, 253, 269, 288, 308, 323, 342, 359, 378,
395, 416,434, 454, 472, 491-Alfred Austin on Tenny.
son, 160-F, A. Aulard on the 18th Brumaire, 474
-Africa, recent German works on, 199, 200, Ro-
man colonization compared with French, 437--
American Ornithological Union's list of native birds
revised, 14, American Psychological Association
meeting in Philadelpbia, 36, American Historical
Association meeting in Washington, 36, American
Imprints, Early, Paine's List of, 159, American So-
ciety of Mechanical Engineers, Transactions, 308,
Amerioan Historical Review, 56.
Bolyal, Jáncs, Halsted's translation of, 122, Wilhelm
Bode as an art collector, 418 – Gaston Boissier's
Rome and Pompell, 271-Gen.du Barail on the army
and the white flag, 379-Duc de Broglie's 'Ambas-
sador of the Vanquished.' 418-John Brown and the
Underground Railroad, 362-Boston Public Library
the Transvaal, 44, British treaty relations with -Book-Prices Current, American and British, 159,
318-Luxor, Fllı ders Petrle's winter's work at, 254.
General Marceau, Johnson's Life of, 218-Adolf
Nielson on talled Englishmen, 450–Napoleon's bis-
Bussell's School of. 474–Pauly's classical encyclo.
140-Rabelais expurgated by M. Boizomont, 140_
of Terror, Hesdin's Journal of a Spy in, 179.
la, A. von W. Leslie on, 862-W. A. Shaw's English
eclipse, August 8, 9, observation parties, 344.
sketches and relics dubious, 217–Trolley rights vs.
for and against women's studying medicine, 140.
Continental Congress, 56–J. A. Wylie's England
bridge and Oxford, 101, 178.
Editorial and Miscellaneous Special Correspondence.
Venezuela Commission, Pointers for. 31 Colorado, (Powell's) Canyons of the, tot
454 Comenius, (Keatinge's) Oreat Didac-
Where War Sbould Elevate
33 Coming Individualiam (Hake and
American Oriental Society's Meet
Titles of Books Reviewed.
Civil Service Principles in the De.
Commentaries on Constitution of U.
Cancord and "Appledore, (Stearns'a)
188 England-Toe Thomas Palne Exbibi
862 Confederate Soldier in the civil War
Axassiz, Louis, (Marcou's) Life of
Alabama, (Sinclair's) Two Years on
105 Congressional Currency (Gordon's).. 119
Spanish Art in London
930 Conquest of the Country Northwest
of the River Ohio (English's) 102
478 Constantinople (Clement's)..
New Degrees at Oxford..
439 Constitution of U. 8., (Foster's) Com-
mentarles on .....:
American Imprints. Early (Paine's).. 159
Contemporains, Les (Lemaitre's)
218 Copyright, (Putnam's) Qu stion of.. 436
Andersen, D. O. (Pain's).
220 Correggio, Antonio Allegri da (Ric-
Cour et un Aventurier (Syveton)).. 436
Anima Poetae (Coleridge's).
185 Cretan Pictographs (Evaus's).
378, 393 Animals, Domesticated (Shaler's)
Animal Symbolism in Ecclesiastical Crystallography (Maskelyne's). 205
Madame de Cbastenay........452, 489
490 Cuba (Merchan's)...
Cuba and the Cubano (Cabrera's) 807
Anneaux dans l'antiquité Romaine,
Cuba, (Halstead's) story of
Annees de Printemps (Theurlet's) 307 Cuellar, Capt.,Letter by (Sedgwick'0) 182
Thirty-fifth Anniversary of Car.
475 Cup of Trembling (Foote's)
low's) Cyclooædia of
275 Cyprinodonts (Garman's)
Social Regeneration in Italy
Damages, (Seda wick's) Elements of, 442
289 Dartn oor, (Rowe's) Perambulation
239 David, Gerard (Weale's)
Germany-Sudermann's 'Love in a
Asle, (Cahun's) Introduction à l'illa Day Dreams (Reekie's)
495 Days of Auld Lang Syne (Kaclaren's) 181
895 Democracy and Liberty (Lecky's).... 380
Ancassin and Nicolette
439 De Natura Deorum (Brook's Cicero's) 455
270 De Quina y and his Friends (Hogg's). 442
Venezuelan Boundary Question 79
884 Deutschen Reichs, (Sy bel's) Begrün
448 Pope Alexander VI.'s Bull, and
Deutschen Stadtverfassung. (Keut
Avery Architectural Library Cata-
33 gen's) Ursprung der....
177 Diplomacy, (Benedetti's) Studies in. . 216
gelas (Moulin Eckart.)
295 Divina Commedia (Scariazzini's) 310
Belgium (Desirée') Renai-sance of
18 Doctor Gray's Quest (Onderwood's): 488
Berlin, (Dahms's) Litterarisches 55 Doctor Warrick's Daughters (Davis's) 458
Occasional Correspondence Bibllograpble Historique (Langlois's) 492 Dolly Dillenbeck (Ford's)
Bibliomanlae, (Field's) Love Affairs Domesticated Artmals (Phaler's) 80
Donne, Pcems of (Chambers's). 256
Doric Reed (ocke's)..
Deutschen Nationallitteratur Dorothy (Wooleon's).
American School in Rome,
34 Doty Dontcare (Foster's)
Blological Lectures and Addresses
Drawing In Art, (Moore's) Science of 230
435 Dumb in June...
Birds, (Headley's) Structure and Life
Earth's Enigmas (Roberts's).
332 Ecboes from Sabine Farm (Field's) 203
177, 197 Bismarck und die Parlamentarier Ecole Saint Simopianne (Welil's) 895
99 | Economics, (Smart's) Studies in.. 12
Columbia College in 1770.
Black Spirits and White Cram's)... 181 Educati o en Angleterre (Parmen.
Bloomer, Amelia, (Bloomer's) Life of. 395
Bonheur de Ginette (Martel's) 270 Éducation et Instruction (Brune-
Dentists in Society..
187 Book plates, Ladies' (Labouchere's).. 139 Egypt, (sallh's) Churches and Monas:
Enemies of Yank od
159 Egyptian Decorative Art (Petrie's) 147
England's Civilizing Power..
53 Book Sales of 1896 (Scott').
France, Schools la, before the Revo
Books and their Makers during the Ekkehard (Scheffel's).
Middle Ages (Putnam's).. 422 Electricity, (Benjamin's) Intellectual
32 Books, (Pen peli's) II. ustration of ..... 239 Rise of
Glaz d Paper, Reason for.
458 Electric Lighting (Crocker's). 478
176 B ston Public Library Handbook Elementar. Mathematik (Holzmül
Halle, Faculty of the University of... 157
Boston Public L'brary, (Fenollosa's)
ElizabrinaD Sonnet-Cycles (orowe'e) 491
Mural Paintings in.
416 Elizabeth, Queen, (Hume's) Court-
Hutchinson's, Thomas, Strictures 216
Institutes and Novellae
54 Brain. (Donaldson's) (rowth of 200 England. (Ransome's) Advanced His-
Brother and Sister
342 England, (Cannan's) History of Local
Burman, The ....
32 Burns, Robert, in Other Tongues England in 16th Century. (Cheyney's)
King's, Rufus, Correspondence. 322
54 Butler, Joseph, (Gladstone's) Works England under Henry IV. (ylie's)., 325
240 England's Darling (Austin's)
Le sening of DiMculties.
484 California of the Sou h (Lindley and Eo gland's Wealth Ireland's Poverty
Light: A Discrimination.
97 Campaigning in South Africa and Enı lischen Spracbe, (Klöpper's) Real-
382 Lexikon der
98 Canyons of the Colorado (Powell's).. 461 English Essays from a French Pen
82 Castelar. Emilio (Hannay's)
416 Eng'ish Glee Composer: (Baptle's). 491
288, 342, 359 Cavalry Studies from Two Great Wars 401 English Homes, kome Ancient
76 Century Dictionary
138 Chamberlain, Joseph Jeyes's). 260 English Minstrelste (Baring-Gould's): 360
Negro Folk Lore...
12 Chansonniers et les Cabarets Artis. English Monetary History, (Shaw
Cheever, Hassam and Bilton Fami-
Episcopal Church, Protestant in U.
233 Cbemins de Fer aux Etats-Unis (Paul
Episcopate in America (Perry's).
Erlanger Burschenscbaft (Reuter's).. 479
12 Erstlingswerker, Gescbichte des...
Esquisses Mexicaines (Heard's).
105 | Esther (Blunt's)
Chess Sparks (Ellis's).
105 Etudes Littéraires et Morales (86
Chester, Old (Crickmore's).
322 Child and Childhoort in Folk-Thought 199 Europe in Africa in 19th Century
Reward and the Monroe Doctrine 90
Childbn d. (Rully's) tu les of 222
58 China-Japan War (Vladimir's).. 498 Evolution and Man's Place in Nature
Excursions in Libraria (Powell's)..
262 Extraordinary Cases (Clinton's)
118 christian and Leah (Kompert's)... 408 Fables and Fabuliste Newbigging'a). 88
415 Chronicles of Count Antonlo (Hope's) 468 Famille et les Amis de Montaigne
Far Eastern Question chiro's).
287 lections of...
144 Father Archangel of Scotland (Gra
Collateral and Direct Inheritance bam's)
441 Father of the Forest (Watson's)....... 201
390 - Galio".
Paustgeschichten, Nürnberger (Mey. Japanese Marriage (sladen'-).
2A2 Odes (Moore's)
438 Songs from the Greek (Sedgwick's).. 438
Euvres complètes (Huygens's) 324 Bongs of Night and Day (Guogaulus's) 803
Keata's Letters (form
289 Soutbern Quakers and Slavery
125 Ontario (Ross's) School System of... 491 Spraying of Plants (Lodeman's). 160
61 Staatswissenschaften, (Conrad's)
274 Ovum, (Wilson and Leaming's) Fer- Stanley, Artbur P.. (Prothero's) Lot-
.era..... 262 tization of...
158 ters of..
12 Stevenson, Robert Louis, Novels,
366 Story of Babette (Stuart's).
496 Strangers at Lisconnel (Barlow's) 898
398 Paul and Virginia of a Northern Zone Strikes and Social Problems (Nicbol
404 Lakes of North America (Russell's). 243 Pebbles and Shells (Hawkes's) 203 Structure and Style, (Brewster's)
253 Langue et Littérature Française(Petit Penological and Preventive Princi- Sudan, (Slatin's) Fire and Sword in .. 257
380 ples (Tallack's)
12 Sun (Young's).
119 Perseus. (Hartland's) Legend of... 55 Sunsbine and Shadow (Prentiss's) ... 499
Personal Reminiscences (rucker- Superstitions, Current (Bergen's) 478
106 Tales from the Fjeld (Dasent's) 139
492 Levant. (Hogarth':) Wandering Scbo- Petrarca, (Mestica's) Rime di. 396 Tartuffe des Comédiens (Régnier's).. 331
258 Phrygia, (Ramsay's) Cities and wish Taxation and Taxes in the United
181 opriis of .........
127 Teaching the Language-Arts (Hing-
(Nicoll and wise's)
473 Theatre Complet (Jondinet's) 280
Etudes sur la..
403 Toinmy Todles (Lee's)
438 Travels and Voyages (Mookerjee's).. 223
144 Trinity Verse
99 Pinks and Cherries (Houg's).
180 Pioneer work in Opening the Medi- Tsars, (Leroy-Beaulieu's) Empire of
864 Twelve Hundred Miles in a Wagon
439 Plaidoirie dans la Langue Française Twenty-second Regiment, N. Y N. G.
474 United States of Amer ca(Channing's) 417
288 Universités des Deux Mondes (Lau-
202 Universities of Europe in M dle Ages
(Michelis and Ziegler's). 145
au 19e Siècle Vacation Rambles (Hughes's)
55 Vademecum für Studierende (Mül
Maxime of Chanakya (Raghunatbji's) 254 Poe's Works (Woodberry and Sted- Venezuela, (Davis's) Three Gringos in. 234
271 Vera Vorontsoft (Kovalevsky's) 878
479 Vers Français, (Bibesco's) Question
462 Victorian Literature, Early (Harri-
380 Vie et les Meurs au jour le jour
360 Virgil in the Middle Ages (Compa-
Providence Tax lists 1686-89 (Field's) 254
Virgiola Campaign of 1862 under
275 Mind and Motion (Romanes's). ....... 261 Public Speaking and Debate (Hol- Virginia, (Bruce's) Economic History
394 Wagner, (Nie zsche's) Case of
Missions and Mission Philanthropy Rare Books and their Prices (Rob- Warfare of Science with Theology
183 Water Supply of New York (Weg-
Red Men and White (Wister's)....... 181 mann's)
61 Watter's Mou' (Stoker's).
473 Renaissance Fancles and Studies Weltkarten, (Miller'e) Die Aeltesten. 102
119 Whitney, John, (Melville's) Ancestry
145 Wilson, James, (Andrews's) Works of 493
Mongolia and Tibet,(Rockblil's) Jour- Ritter's Geographisch - Statistisches With an Ambulance in Franco-Ger-
73 man War (Ryan's).
119 Mosby', Rangers (Williamson's). 323 Riviera, Ancient and Modern (Len. Women in Modern English Lito
Roads and Pavements in France Words for Music (Newell's).
ral Europe (Sbaw's).
119 Worship of Romans (Granger's). 261
270 Yellowstone National Park (Chitten-
360 Roland, (Way and Spencer's) Song of
491 Yucatan, (Mercer's) Hill Caves of
Romans, (Granger's) Worsblp of. 281 Yucatan, (Holmes's) Monuments of.. 218
Russia and the English Church (Birk.
Books of the Week.
19. 42, 65 85 107, 128, 147, 187, 186,
61 Sarsfield, Patrick,
Russian Politics Todhunter
8) Life 205, 225, 244, 262, 278, 296, 314, 332, 350
82 387, 386, 405, 43, 444, 462, 480, 498.
179 Schrifien und Einwürfe (Nietzsche's) 3A
Srience and Art Drawin: (Spanton's)
Sculpture in Belgium, (Destrée's) Re-
83 Sena'e of U.S., (Appleton's) Century Page 79, col. 1, line 48. For "Collector of
197 the Port of Georgetown" read "Comp.
Sen'ences of Publilius Syrus (Bick. troller of Customs of the Colony."
314 Page 101,Col. 111, line 2. For "radiometery
80 read 'vacuum tube."
241 Siena. Apr schi della Libreria dei Page 187, col. II, line 27, from bottom.
307 For" Yale College" read De Pauw Uni-
478 Sister of a Saint (Channing's) 458 Page 201, col. 111, line 10 from bottom.
For Renunclation" read “Renounce
380 Snow Bird and the Water Tiger
Page 242, col. 111, line 16 18 from bottom.
son's) First Chapter of
163 Sociologie, (Gumplowicz's) Précis de 253 Settlement,"
404 Socrates and Athenian Society (God. Page 396, col. 11, line 39. For "cadeat"
186 read "oudat."
42 Page 488, Col. 11, line 34. For "Sedgwick
55 Sonata, Planoforte ("bedlock's). 312
Minot" read "Minot Sedgwick," and
201 "Sedgwick" for "Minot" throughout
202 the paragraph.
NEW YORK, THURSDAY, JANT'ARY 2, 1896.
row. The latter were tolerala & good-, field, not on paper, he has only words of natured way, but they oug. have reprobation for those who are crying,
been expelled by the police, am the “On to war! Any kind of a war so long The Week.
ringleaders ought to have been lodged we have a war!" Gen. Miles spoke
in the Tombs. It was not their meet. with great earnestness of the absolute PRESIDENT CLEVELAND's friends were
ing. They can hold a meeting of their need of a general conviction that a war pointing on the following Wednesday and
They have a perfect right to do was just, before the possibility of the Thursday to popular approval of his war
They had no right to come and American people's going into it or suc. message as its sufficient justification. disturb Henry George's meeting. Mr. ceeding in it could be thought of. It was
a needful warning, too, which he gave the They have since learned a thing or two George is entitled to the greatest credit about the real popular sentiment of the for this demonstration. He hired the citizens of Philadelphia, with their com
merce of $100,000,00) a year, when he re. country, and are now quite ready to drop hall, obtained the speakers, and procured
minded them that not a single modern that argument. But even if the blare of the little advertising that it had, and the first week had kept up, it would but
himself made a powerful and effective gun stood between them and the sea. Of have intensified the President's guilt. His speech in the interest of peace and com- course, Gen. Miles could say nothing of
The slow coaches of the current war alarms, but his significant vast powers were put in his hands, as Burke said of the war powers of the
Chamber of Commerce might well take plea for peace and moderation, coming ministers of the Crown, “as a sacred depattern from him.
from such a source, is most timely and posit, to secure us against popular rash.
welcome. A fortnight ago, though, the ness in plunging into wars." Thus the Mr. George asked the question, how Jingoes would have been clamoring for his yell of the mob is itself the condemnation
instant dismissal. many of the people knew a month ago of the ruler who evokes it. As Burke where British Guiana was. The answer adds: “ It is no excuse at all for a minis- was an outburst of laughter all over the The South has cut a very creditable ter who, at our desire, takes a measure house, which was equivalent to saying figure during the past fortnight. Like contrary to our safety, that it is our own that none of them or very few of them did every other section, it has suffered from act. He who does not stay the hand of know. Mr. George frankly acknowledged the too frequent lapse of its newspapers suicide is guilty of murder.” Sir Robert that, a month ago, he did not know him into the control of men who have no proWalpole was forced, against his better self. There was no more reason a month per appreciation of the editor's obligation judgment, into the war with Spain, in
a week ago, why people to take a calm view of events, and quiet 1739, by popular clamor. That was an
should know where British Guiana is, rather than intensify an unreasoning popuimmensely popular war.
Yet what was than where Griqualand is, or the Trans- lar excitement. Then, too, the South has the testimony, a few years later, of the vaal Republic. How many people know felt a special obligation to manifest its men who had excited that clamor and to-day where the Rand gold mines are entire readiness to support the national compelled Walpole to go to war?
The newspapers have teemed with ac- authorities loyally if a crisis should come, ** None of them," says Burke," no, not one,
counts of these mines, and of the “Kaffic in view of the fact that the last time the did in the least defend the ineasure, or attempt circus," for a whole year, yet if a map of Federal Government was engaged in war to justify their conduct. They condemned it Africa were laid before the audience that it was with the Southern States. Under as freely as they would have done in comment. ing upon any proceeding in history ip wbich filled the hall of Cooper Institute, or any these circumstances it was inevitable that they were totally unconcerned. Thus it will other mixed audience, not one in fifty there should have been a good deal of be. They who stir up the people to improper desires. wbether of peace or war, will be con
could put their fingers within a thousand wild taik in that part of the country; but demned by themselves. They who weakly miles of the place; and no blame to a number of the leading editors did not qiell to them will be condemned by history.” them for that. Richard Cobden once lose their heads, and the tone of the
said that not one in ten of the fellows of Southern press now compares favorably The anti-war meeting at Cooper Union
Oxford University, if they had a map of with that of Northern newspapers. The last week was as large as the great hall
the United States before them, could tell Charleston News and Courier,which has could hold, and as enthusiastic for peace
wbere Chicago was, or come within a been on the right side throughout, exand as full of indignation over the war
thousand miles of it, although 25 per cent. presses the not unjustifiable opinion that dance at Washington as it is possible to
of the inhabitants of Great Britain ob-“the good sense and cool judgment disconceive. Not over 10 per cent. of those
tained their food from that place. Now, played by the Southern press in this time present were out of harmony with the
if Mr. George was right in saying that the of unusual and unnecessary excitement speakers. The Jingo press, and especially
average American citizen did not know a will be of lasting benefit to the South, and the Tribune, gave mendacious reports of month ago where British Guiana is, is it contributo vastly to the commercial and it in order to magnify the numbers of likely that he knew whether the Monroe industrial development of this part of the those who came to create a disturbance.
Doctrine applied to it or not? The ques. country.” They sought to belittle the demonstration,
tion answers itself. Mr. Cleveland must which was here given in an impromptu have presumed upon this ignorance when
The inborn and intense hatred which way, of the Christian spirit and sound
he sent in his threatening message. He sense of New York. This meeting was assumed that people would take his word other has had some curious manifesta
Americans and Englishmen have for each for it that the Monroe Doctrine was incalled suddenly. The ball was not se
tions during the past ten days. At the cured until a late hour on Saturday evefringed. This they have done to a very
very moment that third-term organs of ning. There were no posters and no bands large and dangerous extent.
bate, like the Sun, were declaring that of music. There had been no tine to col.
nothing would be so popular in this counlect a crowd in the usual way. Scarcely The General of the Army, Nelson A. try as a war with England, and while the any notice of it had been given in the Miles, made a speech at the New Eng. President was being made to believe that newspapers. Yet the people came in land dinner in Philadelphia on Monday nine tenths of the people were of his larger numbers than the hall could con. week which is described by those who mind, the real feelings of sympathy and tain, and they cheered the speakers to the heard it as a most impressive protest solidarity between the two nations began echo, and fairly drowned with applause against the barbarity of war. Like most to stir, and have led to some of the most the few dissenters who came to make a men who have done their fighting in the remarkable interchanges of international
greetings ever recorded. Messages of pular loan at 3 per cent. now would bring Republican Representatives who did not peace have passed between churches, nothing. If the Senate should pass this agree with bim had to support him, howchambers of compuerce, ard trade associa bill in time, it might be worth while to ever much against their will. But now tions. The appeal from English men of try the effect of such an advertisement for he is bampered by his Presidential ambi. letters to their American brethren to do the purpose of demonstrating its futility. tion, and his consequent unwillingness to their best to prevent a civil war in Eng. There is not the least probability, how- run the risk of offending members who lish literature, was perhaps couched in ever, that the Senate
ill pass it at al
may control the choice of delegates from somewhat hysterical terms, but spoke, There was only thirty-four majority for it their districts to the Republican national after all, for a strong and genuine senti- in the House, and the elements of opposi- convention. He wants support from the ment on both sides of the ocean. It was tion to it in the Senate are relatively much States that believe in greenbacks and free but an echo of Tennyson's message, an greater, especially the Republican opposi- silver coinage, as well as from those that expression of the real continuity of life tion. This is composed of men who want are outspoken for sound money. Morethat still binds this country to England, the country brought to a silver basis or a over, he knows that McKinley and Harand a conviction that our best civil life paper basie. The men who want a depre- rison bave friends and supporters on the and ideals are due to "that deep chord ciated currency are much stronger in the Republican side of the House who would which Hanıpden smote."
Senate than in the House, and they have like to see him tripped up, and he there
the further advantage that there is no fore feels that he must pick his way with The reports of the committee on ways rule in the Senate for terminating debate. great caution. The effect of all this is and means on the financial situation are
In this matter the Senate is as badly off that the Thomas B. Reed of 1895-'96 is a as petty as the conduct of both House as it was in 1893, when the Sherman re- very different personality from the Thoand Sepate in rushing madly at the Pre-peal bill was pending. The situation of mas B. Reed of 1889-'90, and the indicasident's heels when he sent his war scare the Government, however, is such that it tions are that he will be a much less to Congress. The committee assumes
cannot wait. It can hardly wait for ordi- forceful Speaker during this session than first that the trouble with the finances is nary debate. Its demand notes must be he was six years ago, without, however, a lack of revenue, although the Treasury met. They must be met, too, in such a making up for his losses from this source holds a hundred millions of surplus of the way as to give assurance that they will be by an accession of popular confidence on kinds of money it does not want; being paid regularly and continuously, since the ground of his conservatism. the very kind that this sapient committee otherwise there will be a panic like that of proposes to give it some more of. In or- last February, when gold was drawn The State of Maine has now a record der to do this, it proposes a tariff on wool, largely for private hoarding. The upshot
for unbroken service, in one or other not to furnish revenue for the Govern of the whole matter is that the bond bill,
branch of Congress, on the part of all of ment, but to favor special interests at the as passed by the House, is worthless, but
her delegation, which it is safe to say that expense of the consumers of woollen that it will be stopped in the Senate be- no other commonwealth has ever equalled goods. An increased duty on sugar
cause it is not bad enough. The Govern- in the history of the country. Frye enwould really give the Government more
ment will then resort to the same legisla- tered the House of Representatives in revenue if more were needed, as it is not. tion that it used when the bond-syndicate 1871 and served there continuously until All the tariff talk is a mere blind. Those transaction was made. The rate of in
1881, when he was promoted to the Senate who voted for the committee's bill, ac
terest will be high, corresponding to the as Blaine's successor, and recently began cordingly, know that its effects, even if it needs of the borrower, and then the Re
a term that will end in 1901. At the same should pass the Senate and be signed by publicans will turn all their batteries on time Eugene Hale entered the Senate as the President, would not be felt in the rethe President.
Hamlin's successor, and he has been twice venue returns of the Government for a
re-elected. Mr. Reed entered the House in whole year. Moreover, the declared pur- Speaker Reed finds that he, too, has a 1877, and has now entered upon his tenth pose of the bill is to curtail importations.d team of wild horses on his bands, as Mr. consecutive term. Mr. Dingley joined him Since revenue is collected from goods Harrison said that President Cleveland in 1881, and Messre. Boutelle and Milliwhich come in, and not from goods would find that he had when the last ken in 1883, and each of tbese three has out, a Congress was been reēlected every two years since he
entered. Until 1883 Maine had five Rep. ceipts. Therefore the tariff bill is a game a bare majority of the House, and it was resentatives; since then only four. Beginof false pretences. Probably those who simply necessary to decide upon a course of ning with 1883 and ending with 1897, the voted for it do not expect that it will be party action in order to bring an irresisti. entire delegation in both Senate and House come a law.
ble pressure to bear upon any member will have gone without a single change
who was inclined to be recalcitrant. But for a period of fourteen years. The result The debate on the bond bill showed it is a very different thing to warn a Rep- is that Maine has carried off an extraorclearly that the Republicans are getting resentative that he must surrender his dinary proportion of congressional honors: ready to jump on the President with both own convictions or wreck the prospects of Mr. Reed is Speaker of the House, Mr. feet when the terms of the new loan are
the party when he can see that his vote Frye is to be President pro tem, of the announced. They say that a 3 per cent.
may turn the scales, and to "bring him Senate when the Republicans come into bond can easily be sold at par if offered as into line" when there is a Republican control of the upper branch, Mr. Dingley sa popular loan." They have fixed that majority of over 130 to draw upon. The is chairman of the ways and means com
' rate in the bill, and have provided that all
crack of the party whip even by a czar mittee, and Mr. Boutelle has an important loans made hereafter shall be negotiated who had just taken the reins in hand had chairmanship. in pursuance of advertisement. Nearly no effect upon nearly fifty Republican two years ago the Government tried to Representatives on Saturday, and the
The new Republican Governor of Kensell $50,000,000 of bonds for gold in that Speaker had a narrow escape from defeat
tucky has made a very unfortunate start. way. The “popular" part of the loan at the very opening of the session.
After uttering in his inaugural brave and panned out at something less than two
sound words against lynching and in favor millions. The Government's credit was Mr. Reed suffers seriously now from of maintaining the laws, his first official better then than it is now, yet the loan the lack of that quality which made him act was to pardon, in advance even of his would have been a total failure had not so powerful six years ago. Then he was conviction or trial, a man who had been the bankers come in at the very last day bold to the verge of rashness, and defiant arrested on election day for violation of and subscribed for all that was left-that of all opposition in the party ranks. His the law against carrying concealed weais, for all except the two millions. A po- very audacity made him irresistible, and pons. Worse still, the object of executive
Still further shrinkage of the public re. Speaker before, the Republicans had only