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President McKinley's Address at

Pittsburg, Revised for The

Outlook.
The Regeneration of Cuba.—XI.

From Matanzas to Santa Clara.

By George Kennan.
The Shadow on American Life. An

Impression of a Recent Visit.

By lan Maclaren.
The Life of William Morris. Books

of the Week. The Religious

World. For the Little People.
The Dreyfus Case. The Transvaal.

San Domingo's Revolution. Cuba,
Porto Rico, and the Philippines.
Political Conventions.

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Vol. 63
September 9, 1899

No. 2 In spite of the charge officers of all arms. General Deloye, The Dreyfus Trial

from the French Supreme Director of French Artillery, showed that Court to the Rennes court martial that an officer like Dreyfus would not have evidence could be taken only on the ques

made the technical blunder of referring to tion, Did Dreyfus betray army secrets to the hydro-pneumatic brake as the “hya foreign power? that court martial has draulic” brake, as the author of the borcontinued to fulfill the desires of the pros- dereau did. General Sebert, of the Marine ecution by taking evidence upon four Artillery, criticised the bordereau from a charges of guilt. These are: (1) The au professional standpoint, doubting that its thorship by Dreyfus of the bordereau (or author could be an artillery officer because memorandum of French army secrets of the employment of expressions which found in 1894 at the German embassy); an artilleryman could not have used. (2) the communication by Dreyfus of General Sebert closed his testimony as these secrets ; (3) the additional proof follows: found in the secret dossier, or bundle of I reassert most emphatically that the bor. papers bearing on the case ; (4) the alleged dereau was not written by an artillery officer confession of guilt by Dreyfus. As to the or by an officer who passed through the Poly

technic School. I have been sustained in first of these matters, the authorship of giving my evidence by my firm belief in the the bordereau, last week's testimony bore entire innocence of Dreyfus, and I am glad I specially on the notes in that document have had strength enough to bring here the on the pneumatic brake of the “ 120 gun," stone which I have to lay on the edifice of

reparation which you are constructing so careand on a firing manual for field artillery.

fully and conscientiously. As to the 120 gun, Lieutenant Bruyère and Captain Carvalho both said that its inspection was easy for any officer to obtain,

The formal indictment and that detailed explanations concerning

The Communication

of Dreyfus as the bethe brake were given to the officers pres

trayer of army secrets ent when the gun was fired. On two such

to a foreign power (by which phrase Geroccasions Lieutenant Bruyère noticed the

many is understood) contains the following presence of a group of non-artillery offi

passage : cers. As to the firing manual, not only

As regards the journeys of Captain Dreyfus, was a copy given to each battery, but all

it is clear from his answers under cross-examofficers could obtain as many copies as ination that he could go to Alsace by stealth they liked. Each witness had bought the German authorities shut their eyes to his

almost whenever he wished to do so; and that copies. Major Hartmann, of the artillery,

presence there. This faculty of clandestine whose testimony before the Court of Cas- travel may properly be made a charge against sation is supposed to have influenced that him. Court's decision as much as any, affirmed As a matter of fact, whenever Dreyfus that the author of the bordereau did not desired to visit his old home, once the know what he was writing about, since he French Mulhouse, but, since the war of spoke of the “ 120 short gun,” when he 1870, now the German Mühlhausen, he meant the “ 120 long gun.

Major Hart was obliged to apply to his superior officer, mann's evidence was to the effect that who forwarded a request to the German Dreyfus was not the author of the bor authorities for a passport. Without such dereau, and that the artillery information authorization, any French officer attemptmentioned in it was accessible to many ing to enter Alsace would have been

of Secrets

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THE WEEK :
The Wisdom of Joy (Poem).

109

By Priscilla Leonard
The Dreyfus Trial.

91

The Regeneration of Cuba.-XI. From
Catherine Harbor.

93
Matanzas to Santa Clara..

110 The War in Luzon

94

By George Kennan
Legal Aspects of the Philippine Question 94

The Shadow on American Life: An Im-
Cuban Affairs....

95

pression of a Recent Visit.. .... 116 The San Domingo Revolution.

95 By Ian Maclaren
Porto Rico .....
96 A Singular Literary Survival..

119 The Ohio Democrats.

96 By C. E. Means The Price of Meat.

97

BOOKS AND AUTHORS:
Discrimination Against Americans. 98

William Morris (Mackail)

122 Books of the Week..

124 EDITORIALS: Books Received..

126 The President's Speech

99 The Transvaal ...

100

THE RELIGIOUS WORLD:
Pastoral Letters : To the Reluctant Over-Supply of Clergymen

127
Skeptic
102 Clerical Efficiency...

127 Cuban Industrial Relief. 105 Negro Advancement.

128 The Spectator... 105 Pundita Ramabai..

128 Religion in German Schools and UniCONTRIBUTED ARTICLES : versities ...

129 President McKinley's Address at Pittsburg 107

NOTES AND QUERIES.

130 Revised by the President for The Outlook

FOR THE LITTLE PEOPLE...

132

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