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TIO.N OV THU EVKN1NO t.HDOfclt
VOll JULY WAS DJ..MI,
riiiUiiFxrniA, wi:i)mmi)av, auuujt in. ivis.
The frenchman ivha said that one man' jiroill
U another mart' lass xcaa an essayist and
knae nofhlno about the economics
of honest trade.
Quiet at Last
"rpHEUE Is no rlotlnjr or oIrii of jubilation
JLjn Atlanta today!" So end the story of
Why? Are the men who nwore that they
would "get Frank" so suddenly satiate with
his blood? Or huo they grown sober uftcr
their riotous orgy In blood-lust nnd tueju
dice? And It It was holy Justice they brought
with the halter round Frnnk'n neck, Is there
nothing In their triumph to relcbruto? There
need bo no answer now. Atlanta and Leo
Frank arc both nt peace.
Tho country grew sick nt heart with the
news of Friink'a lynching. Hut Georgia must
not grow sick; she must glory in the act, or
phe must aim to a quick and terrible ven
peanco on thoso who nro guilty of It. And
Bho must answer to the world for the deep
damnation of her negligence.
Against the brutal violence of the mob
there la no stny but force, and force, by a.
elnlstir coincidence, was lacking at the Mll
ledgcvlllo fnrm on tho night I-eo Frank was
killed. Instead of armed guards there wore
present three members of tho Prison Itonrd
who refused a purdon to Frank. In tho face
of the attack made on him by a fellow con
vict n month ago, there were no precaution!
taken for Frank's safety. He had been out
of tho hospital only a day when bis pursuers
Wilfully or by Ita negligence, tho Integrity
of the State of Georgia I.i compromlbcd by
this net. Not even If the twenty-live men
who killed Frnnk werd hanged today on tho
highest tree In Georgia would her name bo
One man, perhaps a guilty man, has been
killed. That la all. Georgia's sense of Jus
tIco has been flatlallcd. There Is no rioting
fin Atlanta today. I
Welcome to tho Ice Palace
EVHUl" believer In wholesome amusement
hopes that tho proposed Ice palace will
be built at Walnut and 33d atrcets. In ac
cordance with tho announced plans. Skating
on the .park lakes Is dependent on tho
weather, but In tho proposed building tho
lea can be frozen regardless of the external
temperature. There will bu no overhanging
trees and no snow-covered landscapes to
please tho eye; but tho average skater does
not care for these things. All ho wants is
Ice nnd a free way In which to use his skates.
Thcro will be room for many skaters In n
rink with an leu Iloor 85 foot wido and iOO
feet long. And when one Is tired of skating
there will be comfortable seats on which to
rest. Dnncing Is n good amusement In Its
way, but skating (a more wholesome, If
Philadelphia society will upend part of Its
time on tho lee, tho young men and maidens
will grow up with more vigorous constltu
tlons than can bo developed In'ii bullrooii.
Too few opportunities are provided here
for sano and healthful recreation, So there
la certainly an opening for such on Institu
tlon aa Is planned near the Western end of
the Walnut street bridge. .Its proximity to
the University ought to Insuro to it tho
patronage of a lurgo number of young men,
tn the pront bothjf the young men nnd of
tho managers of the enterprise. Inciden
tally, holders of real estate In tho neighbor
hood ought to welcome the erection of a dig.
nlfled structure In a district whose character
has been changing for the worse In recent
Ending a Chapter
IU4AM W, RUSSELL succeeds Jamea
Sullivan aa Minister to Santo Do
mingo. Not so very long ago Jnmea 31. Sul
livan succeeded William W. Iluaell us Mln
tster to Sunto "Domingo, So the diplomatic
musical com4y wenw to have come full
Sir. nusscll Is a "dwervlng diplomat"; Mr.
gulllvuii was one of William J. Bryan's de
eerving DemocruU," That la ail the dtfTer
cne, and tUat. with the decline of Mr. Bryan,
Coal and Prosperity
COAL production U a taromeUr of Indus,
trial prosperity, for tlje mtuea are per
mltted to yield only about what the country
can consume eaeh year. This State mtnd in
J8U more anr.hro.ciU than in any previous
year in its history, an4 th country abrbe1
It. In Wi, the figure for which have Just
bem compiled by the UnlU4 gtate CmIobi
ml Survey, the State mined snw.Me - long
Um. o' a little lew than th imt befor.
h average produetlon from W7 to WTO
only M,7..mw tone, or about on-flft,h as
Bjuch let year The average Increased to
Hp.MO tons in the ten arti from 310 to
WW, end from ISw to ISM It expand to 81,.
Isrd.MM) tons In the next Ave ysre It Ja
cMMed.bciut ll.wiooed ton, then it afclt
h er till it iachcd 8O.'J4.',o0O tone tn IMS
ftatf B4HM fur il fell to J6,9W,000 tone. Tbl
a tbj nfii uf the hi eat strike The year
after It leii.4 to M.'woow tons, and hu not
ltlrn helu bJiUOoiK) t..t m an ,.ui mine
WUcu thi .xpanlun in liu limiid for
anthraetie t put ulonenid of the growth
in th mmmpaun Jl Wtumlnou euaj on
,i tler WfciJ- ut Out inUuttlrmi Biiiaflaltm
EVENING T.Tamiratt-PTTTLAnELrHlA. WEDNIgBDAY
at th unitM mat, in me deendo cndiMB
with IStO tho nvcragp consumption of soft
crml was 10,300,000 ton a year. It hat now
reached the enormous nmounl of between
380,000,000 and 400,000,000 Ions. The )optun
tlon ling increased about two and ohr-half
time in the pant IB years, the anthracite
consumption has Increased more! than Ave
time nnd the consumption of bituminous
coal more than 35 time, la It surprising
Hint tho consumers want to have the coal
Kcntovc the Obstruction
T'lE consent of David IS. Dallam's ntlorncv
to City Solicitor Itynn's appllcntlon for a
definite decree In tho taxpayers' stilt to hold
up the execution of the transit plans ousht
to bo the preliminary to the dismissal of the
The city has voted for the tinnsll plans,
the Public Service Commission has granted a
certificate of public necessity and conmtclors
have offered to do the part of the work for
which bids have been solicited for much les?
than tho estlmatei. There is no disinter
ested objection to the project. The IIHrIoiii
obstacle should be removed nt the curliest
possible moment through the eonsmt of Mr.
Dallam, and If not through his consent, then
by tho summary nctlon of the Court Itself.
An Edilorinl From the Headlines
IT IS seldom that a piece of news carries
Its own comment so fully as did the story
which was headed In ycaterdny's Hvunino
I.nwir.n, "Wilson Studies Shipping."
Ono wonders Idly why the President did
not study shipping before the I.a Follette bill
camo to him to sign. Ono wonders whether
this new activity on tho President's part
means thnt numo sense will come Inlo tho
national merchant marine policy.
When it became necessary to reform the
financial basis of this country a commission
of experts was sent to study the bunking
systems of Kuropo. The present Admlnlstra
tlon has also shown Itself almost too anxious
to appoint committees of Investigation Com
missions for everything, everywhere, except
where necessary, has been a principle of ad
For the merchant mutlne there Is no com
tnlnslon of experts. Kxperts nro likely to
hnvo ideas, and Ideas tho Administration Inn
so fur successfully avoided In this matter.
Pleasant words have been spoken, and tho
merchant Hag of the United States has flut
tered In a merry metaphorical breeze. As a
result, there la only one American ship In tho
There wlM'beiKi merchant marine until tho
matter Is taken out of tho hands of political
know-nothings. Kdltors nnd Inland dem
agogues arc almost as Incompetent as Con
gressmen to deckle. Tho difference Is that
Congress has the power.
A Itcal Submarine Triumph
THK sinking of the British transport Iloyal
Edward by a Oct man undersea boat Is the
second victory of this sort which hns fallen
to Germany. The first transport sunk went
down, however, with little loss of life.
Passenger ships nnd battleships have
sunk under uubmarino attack, and theso
swift disasters have occupied the public mind
to such on extent that this war has been
called a submarine war.
It Is not that. The effect of all Germany's
U-boata upon British commerco has been
comparatively slight. The continuous stream
of transports across the Kngllsh Channel bus
been unchallenged. The Royal Edward, it
will be noticed, was Mink in tho Aegean. It la
Ironic that tho Dardanelles campaign, where
Britain's own notable submarine achieve
ments hnvo been won, should be tho scene of
Nothing la added to the world's knowledge
of the submarine by this exploit, although it
was accomplished very far from Germany's
main submarine base. But It is n legitimate
triumph for Germany, and leaves only the
regret thnt German submarines did not limit
themselves to their proper prey from tho be
ginning. Prcpnring to End the Chinese Farce
THERE are college presidents and college
presidents. Ono of them, now nt tho head
of the Government In Washington, set out
some time ago to establish constitutional
government in Mexico, based on tho theory
and practice of an enlightened and educated
people. Another of them, who has boon legal
adviser to the now Chinese Republic, Is cred
ited with advising Yuan Hhi-kal to set up n
monarchy in China on the ground that tho
monarchical form of government is bettor
suited thun tho republican form to condi
tions In tho great Asiatic nation.
President-elect Goodnow, of Johns Hop
kins, Is ovldently a man who cares little for
forms so long as results can bo accom
plished. Ho doubtless knows as well as
Yuan Shi-knt that China Is no moro h repub
lic now thun when tho Manchus wer relgn
lug In tho sacred city. The country Is gov
erned under a dictatorship, although tho die
tutor Is called the President of tho new Re
public. China needs a strong man even more
than such a man Is needed in Mexico, and
In tho course of a century or bo it may bo
far enough udvanced to govern Itself under
democratic forms. So let us congratulate
Mr. Goodnow on his unwillingness to put u
theory before his eyes In order that he may
not see a very evident condition.
It has been n great year for crabs in the
"Uhln-Chln" Buck Again.
where is Mr. Bryan hiding?
Cotton may go on the contraband
What w(ll slater Susie sew with?
Paace Is unpopular anions? Currunzn'u
generals. It moans going back to work, '
Kngllsh pound drops to $1,64, At that a few
hundred thousand wouldn't be unacoeptabli
to some of us.
11 '" ' IBM
The Persian rug under the Mberty Bell
may be m years old, but Porsjan liberty is
not yet born.
The wuy to gat free transfers is to puh
the UulUHnpT of the new rapid tmrwlt sub.
way on Broad street.
The Publla Service CommUwlon hej made
the startling ruling that the first btutneae of
a railroad i oublle xwvlee.
Jokes o marriage are all right! only
nine out of ten men would never recognize
them aa approaching the truth.
Neither the war nur the wej umer Inter
fern with the biMineaa of Klkton, Md. Four
tsaij oeuijlee were inarrie4 there yenteiday.
If tle Oloucestev boataotMee afe not
cle H tb OloueeetM Boajal of HeW
wUdlM it U be uuderatoott they wm
Nathaniel E. Harris, Vetoran of the
Civil War and of Many Political
Campaigns, Faces Botli a Duty
and an Opportunity
By ELLIS RANDALL'
TUBY have murdered T,co Frank. They
have spilled blood on the good name of
Georgia. They havo shaken their criminal
fists In the face of civilization. There Is no
sign of Jubilation In Georgln, so It Is told.
Thcro Is no sign of Jubilation In heaven or
earth. "All hell shall stir for this."
It Is strange that tho Governor of Georgia
can find wordi In which to express his horror
and grief. Indeed, It Is probable that his
comment on tho outrage falls farv short of
his feeling. Even if a. sense of official duty
did not compel hint to take personal charge
of the Sheriff's possonnd volunteer bands
organised to catch the lynchers, ft man In
tho position In which the Governor of Geor
gia finds himself could hardly refrain from
going out and taking an active part. There
are tasks which pcrnonnl feeling makes It
Impossible to delcgnto to others, and tho man
who Is Governor of Georgln faces such a
task. The least part of It, however, Is the
capturing of tho criminals.
It Is a gratifying thought 'thnt If. as ex
(.Inventor Slaton declared on hla departure
from tho State for a trip to N'ow York and
the Panama fair, Mie people of Georgia as a
whole wore back of him In his lutlnn In com
muting tho death hentonce of Leo Frank, they
nro behind Governor Hauls In whatever
action It may be necessary to take, not only
to bring tho murderers of Leo Frank to trial
nnd punishment, but to deal adequately with
tho conditions which Ho behind tho several
successive Incidents which have disgraced tho
Slnto from tho beginning to the end of tho
Nathnnlel E. Harris won hlrt nomination to
tho highest olllco In tho gift of his fellow
citizens by his record as n war fighter. That
he Is still a fighter Is proved by his victo
rious campaign. There Is evidently n hard
fight before him. If ho lives up to his record
his term of ofllco will mean a. good denl In
the history of Georgia.
In the Confederate Army
Ho was born CD years ago In a little town
In eastern Tennessee. His father, a minister
and physician, was an nrdont secessionist,
and canvassed tho eastern part of the Stato
In Joint debate with Andrew Johnson when
Tennessee left tho Union. Ho raised sovprnl
Confederate regiments nnd became, chief sur
geon of tho C!)th Tennessee lnfuntry. A rela
tive was the famous war Governor, Ishnm G.
Harris. Nathaniel Hurrl.t was tho youngest
of 11 children. Ho attended the common
schools of the neighborhood and was grad
uated from tho old Martin Academy, In
When tho war came on he enlisted In tho
Confedcrnto army, Joining Blair's company
of Infantry. This wns January, 1SC2, before
he was IC years of age. The company was
commanded by Alexander Blair, a Presbyte
rian minister, and was raised in tho counties
of Washington and Knox in East Tennessee.
It acted as tho bodyguard for General E.
Klrby Smith, the department commundcr,
until It was organized Into h icglmcnt. Dur
ing this time It was called the Klrby Smith
rifles, and saw Its first service in tho sum
mer of 1S02 at Chattanooga, Tcnn., when tho
Federal General Negley Invested thnt city.
Afterward the company became part of the
03d Tenuesseo Infantry regiment, as Com
pany D, nnd continued with this gallant
command to the end of tho war, serving most
of tho time, after the battle of Chlckamnu
gn, In eastern Virginia, under General Leo.
In tho fall of 1SG1 Private Hurrls was de
tached from the regiment and ordered to re
port for duty at tho department headquar
ters. Ho served for a tlmo on General Will
lam E. Jones' staff, and afterward wns as
signed to duty In tho 16th Virginia regiment
of cuvnlry, attached to tho 2d corps in the
Army of North Vlrglnln, where ho continued
until tho surrender of Leo. Ah the cavalry
did not surrender at Appomattox he started
over to Johnson's army, with about 1500
other homeless cavalrymen, and when these
were disbanded at Charlotte, N, C, on April
23, 1863, by President Davis nnd General
llreckcnrldge, the then Secretary of War,
ho went back homo to East Tennessee.
Harris wns In 12 pitched battles nnd about
60 skirmishes dining tho war, nnd wns under
flro almost every day during the lust months
of the war.
Farming- in Tennesscel
After tho war tho young cavalryman re
turned to eastern Tennessee to find the old
homestead devastated. He rented a small
farm and worked It for three years, support
ing his mother and tho other 10 children.
Finally ho borrowed from Alexander II. Ste
phens tho money to go to college and in 1867
entered tho Unlveistty of Georgia, from
which ho was graduated with highest honors.
Ho then taught school in Spartu, Ga., bui
soon entered tho law ofllce of Judge Linton
Stephens In that town. Whllo studying law
he edited n local newspaper. In 1S72 ho wua
admitted to the bar, and In the wimp year
formed a law partnership with Walter n.
Hill and opened oHlccs In Macon. The part
nership continued for 27 years, Hill then
withdrawing to become chancellor of the Uni
versity of Georgia.
Hurrls early became a political figure of
prominence In the State, servim several
terms In each branch of the Georgia Leglsla.
ture and holding a high place Jif the councils
of the Democratic party. On varjoUH lvauea
he stumped tho State with u fire' and vigor
which he still retain'. By appointment of
Governor Brown he 'served n short tlnia aa
Judge of the Superior Court, resigning In
1012. In the prlmury campaign last full he
received 90,000 votes to 71,000 for hie" nearest
competitor and 40,000 for the third man.
In the course of the campaign Major Whit
man, ndjuUnt of the regiment In which Judge
Harris fought In the Civil War, wrote to-the
candidate a letter In which he said,: "You
may tell your old comrades who have no
faithfully stood by you In the race that aa
adjutant of my regiment I will say you were,
a brave, honorable and trusted soldier of my
regiment, and 1 don't think they )ave made
any mistake in promoting you to the honor
able poeltlon of aavernor."
Governor HarrlH l married and has five
children. Ha Is a member of tljg SfathadUt
Church and has been active In religious work.
In Masonry he is a Templar and. a Sfctinsr.
Georgia faith in him was shown by hi
eUction to the Governorship, ft is bow up
to Mm to keep that faltb.
NOT "HOW FAR," BUT "HOW LONG"
U le only MOO miles to New York, bout,a aa
esctted Munich editor If we wye Inclined to
be arctlc we might o,k Mm now far be
think It U to Purl. Detail Free IVes.
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PAYING THE BILLS FOR ATHLETICS
Colleges and Universities Can't Throw Stones at Annapolis.
The Commercialization of the Laurel Wreath What Is
the Trouble and What's the Way Out?
By EDWARD R. BUSHNELL
THERE nre many good people throwing up
their hands In appropriate horror over tho
exposure of certain aids, not exactly ethical,
by which some of our future navy ofllccrs
pass the examinations which Undo Sam
prescribes for them at Annapolis. Every ono
will approve. In theory at least, tho assump
tion that theso young men whom tho Govern
ment Is educating nt great cost ought to bo
abovo such reprehensible practices as to
cheat In examinations, whether their dis
honesty takes the form of stealing ndvanco
sheets of examination questions or unfair aa.
slstanco rendered to midshipmen who happen
to be athletes.
That part of tho court's report which
criticises tho practice of helping the midship
men athletes finds general approval. It Isn't
a sin to bo an athlete, oven at Annapolis, but
that the athlete should bo singled out for spe
cial consideration, simply because ho has
been cast In heroic mold, Is untcnablo In
theory, though unfortunately not always In
But what a commotion there would bo If
some court of inquiry, with power to sub
poena witnesses, could sit In Judgment on
the BYBtcm of Intercollegiate athletics in this
country! Realizing their own vulnerability,
therefore, It won't do for our universities to
cast stones at the Naval Academy. As far
as their athletics aro concerned, they have
too big a beam In their own eye to bo of
much assistance In extracting tho mote from
the eye of tho Naval Academy.
The Descent From Olympus
Most laymen win need some help to under
stnnd tho terms "gouge" and "dope," which
figured so prominently In the midshipmen's
preparations for examinations. "To gouge"
means to securo possession of advance copies
of examination questions, whllo "dope," aa
tho middles know It, Is a collection of exam
ination papers of previous years, and Is val
uable on tho supposition that these papers
will contain a majority of the questions to bn
asked In any particular examination.
Tho wish to smooth tho wuy of the athlete
is as old as athletics Itself, When tho ath
letes of Greece assembled on tho plains of
Olympus and thereby started the Olympic
games, they competed primarily for tho pure
lovo of competition, and they wero satisfied
to receive no prize other thun a laurel
wreath. But their friends, tho gallery, wero
tholr undoing. Carried away "with their en
thusiasm they bestowed special favors on
their victorious representatives, remitted
taxes nnd did' other things equivalent to a
flnaurlal remuneration and which university
and amateur athletic authorities try to re
press. Helping n college student because ho Is un
athlete, therefore, has plenty of precedent:
and although circumstances alter the meth
ods, thero Is quite as much unfair aid given
to university students who happen to bo ath.
letes as there Is to midshipmen who repre
sent the navy in nthlotica. The lack of the
close supervision which exists at the Naval
Academy makC3 It easier for tho collegians.
According to Code
Here Is the situation which exists at most
universities, Eligibility codes nre pretty
much standard; n, htudent to represent his
university must attain a, certain grade of
scholarship. There arc all kinds of student
athletes, good, bad and indifferent- Many nre
good students and always stand high In their
classes; but others aro Indifferent or lazy
nnd constantly In need of assistance to meet
classroom requirements. Suppose a man is a
football player, accumulates too many condl.
tlona and is declared ineligible to represent
his university on the gridiron. fe Is needed
In a particular game. What can be don?
If a Bpaciai examination can be secured for
him a tutor l placed at his disposal, and
with the tutor's knowledge of what questions
are likely to be asked the studaat athlete Is
restored, to good standing.
But who pye the bills? For, unfortu.
nately, tutors are not Inspired with amateur
ideate. They work for so mueh an hour. In
rare instances an athlete nuances the tutor
in uaalded. Usually there is a fund in tbe
treasury of the Athletic Association for just
such emergeBcies. When there isn't, i0yai
gwdnatw some to tbe rescue. But tu one
4RT kswn to endow a university
wiUt fund to tvoAu this wt of awiwawi
AUGUST IS. ID IB;
THE SUPREME COURT IN
to tho non-athlctlu student. He, poor soul,
has to stand on his own merit.
But free tutoring Isn't the only kind of help
tho college athlete receives. Thero la n dis
tressingly large number of collego athletes
who seem to think thnt because of their skill
some ono owes them tuition and a living.
Scholarships find their way to athletic np
pllcants, nnd it is nstonishIng how many
good positions arc found for young men who
can do something in athletics. It Is u situa
tion for which tho nthlotes nro not so much
to blamo us nre enthusiastic alumni. At tho
Naval Academy tho midshipmen receive an
lncomo from tho Government and, therefore,
aro not subject to quite the same tempta
tion as tho collegians.
Tho evils of athletics here referred to arc
not confined to any particular locality or In
stitution. Nor aro they any worse in tho
Naval Academy than In tho big universities
of the country. Ono educational Institution
is no worso than another. It's all human
nature, and tho standard 'both of honesty
among students and of amateurism In ath
letics Is precisely as high as tho honesty of
mankind, no more and no less. The future
may seo tho millennium In college sports, but
right now tho strictures on athletics at
Annapolis can be applied with equal force to
virtually every American university.
Some day somo ono will wrlto the diary of
a collego athlete. It will bo illuminating and
It will bo Interesting.
HORACE GREELEY SAID IT
To the Editor o the fy'renliij Ledger:
Sir I believe It wu3 Horace Greeley who first
eald that "The way to resume Is to resume,"
though John Slieiman may have recognized It
ns a good thing and appropriated It as his own.
Two or three years ago I had a dispute over
this baying and trnccd It to Jumes Ford
Rhodes' HlBtory of tho United States, where 1
found It credited to Greeley. Mr. Rhodes Is a
patient investigator and I am willing to accent
his nuthoilty for It. U doubtless could cite
the date of the New York Tribune In which
the famous baying first appeared. S. a. u
Lnnsdowne, August 16.
OUT OF DOORS
To the Vdltor of the Evening Ledger:
Blr-It was with a feeling of tho deepest re
grct and pain that wo reud an article In your
paper advocating tho opening of Wlssahlckon
dr ivo to tho nutomoblllsts. For years wo nave
felt a deep satisfaction In tho pleasure that has
been gained by walks along thnt beautiful path
free from the nolao rind dust and constant
watching that Is necessary on almost all other
roads near the city. The carriages, with their
fine teams and coachmen, only seemed an added
attraction. Many times visitors have bee" taken
along the stream' and. without exception, have
praised tho quiet loveliness and clmrm of the
place. And wo always walked. Wo will have
to forego all that pleasure If the road Is opened
And wo can get there with so little expense
And the owners of the autos have so man v
places. Is It necessary to open it' Jnf,ny
Philadelphia. August 16. " a
Tho article In question contained no editorial
advocacy of opening "the forbidden road" ,'
automoblllsts. but was a report of an entr.i
undertaken to secure that Uult-JrU wuor"
CHEAPNESS OF CUBAN LABOR
To the Editor of tho livening Ledger:
Sir-In your news article headed "Low Tarir
Means ICnd of Sugar Industry," Mr TruSntV
states that the labor in Cuba Is chen J.fQ,J
in selling at 2 cents a pouS a pX'aboVu'sl'
ness Is made. These two statements aVe'i
roneous, because I don't think lahnr i ! r"
Since the smaller wage he sugar mi?a 2i?,p'
spends to i.50 In United States wrrenov iK
boarding Included. currency, with
Now the crop of 1913.H was chiefly sold
8 cents a pound, and the results were tw
numberless houses went into Zt,.; tUat
only the quick uprise of th. prtS. fe '" 1
cents, due to the Kuropean war was Ti J V
vatlon and hope of sugar mill nwnil! ,h al
chants in general " l OW',e', 8a WW-
this country. r r ."ntha In
Vlllanova, August 16. A- Al dts Ut
A LINCOLN LETTER
To tht BdUor of tha Svenlw Ladgt,;
SIr-Undr the heading at "Llneoln-a
elous Views" you publish .uff".
Kw. His P. Qy " ',1 " raiMt Que.
m 'Personal ReWleS owTlwufci i0?8 ,n
circulation." wq: for private
late Dr. Tlwrnas K K a or?, wo b "
vUu i & " ", "
during one of her annual visits to Atlantis cittr
Just before bis death Doctor Reed presented
It to his friend, Alfred M. Heston, City Treas
urer and historian of Atlantic City, who refers
to It In the second volumo of his annals and
describes tlio circumstances under which tha'
letter wns written.
On Lincoln's birthday, 1013, Mr. Heston pre-'
sentcd tho letter to tho Atlantic City Public
Library, of which he was n trustee for a num.-
bcr of years. It may be seen, ncatlv framed.!
any day In ono of tho cases of tho library tnu-4
At tho tlmo Mr. Heston presented this Inter
ostlnr? f.lnpnlli rnlln tn tTin nntillp Itt.rii,.., !.'
tlnllj pnpors of Atlantic City, the Press, RoYlewJjB
end Union, published the letter In full, which
fact disproves tho statement thnt It Is "Juil.
puDiisncu ' and is "quoted for tlio first time
by General Dodge In his Personal Recollections,!
issued tor private circulation."
Atlantic City, August 16.
WHAT JEFF DAVIS DID
We think of Jefferson Davis as a warrlory
and as a Senator In the United States Congress,
and as President of the Confederate States, bull
nowhere did his genius display Itself more tlB1)
t.clly than us Secretary of War under Frankllni
It was he who first formulated tho scheme ol
buildlnc a rnllwav across the continent, also fi
acquisition of the Panama Canal zone and tbt
I urchase of Cuba, and the opening of JapaS
anu cmna to American trade, and for cli
commercial relations with South America.
Unner him tho army was enlarged, Improv
gur.fi were Introduced, young officers sent offo!
various surveying expeditions for better train?
mg. Ho sent young George B. Blccielwn a
n special representative of tho War Depart
ment to Btudy tho movements of the British
ana Russian armies in Crimea. R. E. Lee.
his boyhood friend, was made superintendent
of the West Folnt Academy, and he advanced
Albert Sidney Johnston to Important com
mands. Ho liad camels brouirht from Arabl
to transport military stores across tho Western fli
deserts. He planned large things for th'
nation. Mncon Telegraph.
NATIONAL POINT OF VIEW
Mexico may as well mako up Its mind at last.M
to u poucy ox prepareaness tor peace. wasn.i
Ington Star. j
In remaining a Progressive with such p?r-j
slstence Colonel Roosevelt becomes a etantl
patter. Chicago News. i
"Politicians are about the same tho work)
over," says Lord Northcllffe. America will b'ft
relieved to hear It. Cleveland Plain Dealer. '
It Is very much to bo hoped that theso ie-J
currlng Intimations that come from Washing!
ton about n special session of Congress have no 8
foundation In fact. Detroit Free Press.
The Government says that we are going ItW
have the greatest wheat crop that ever hop
pened, and everybody knows that there Is SO-M
ing to be the greatest need for It. Indlannpolls.jH
Not a Citizen Who ow nllpirfimrn tn tho
United States will fall to appreciate the Irn-S
portance to our country to maintain, to pro-3
reci ana to defend to the utmost its rights to
tho freedom of the Beas. The whole future ofJB
me repumic depends upon our Governments t
success In defense of those rights. Cincinnati!
Former Senator Burton, of Ohio, ono of thtjj
mronsesi men In the Republican party today!
is in agreement with economists and stuqenH
of conditions in tho prediction that after th
war the country will havo to face the keenest
tuiiiiiouuon u nas ever Known, and he believes,
with tho Tribune, that this necessitates a thor
ough revision of our present tariff, not on Denv
ocrctic lines of revenue, but on Republican
unee 01 protection.-Chlcago Tribune,
We are ashamed to spring this tale,
And yet we hate to duck It;
A fellow gets a little pale
Before he kicks the bucket.
viuuunuii ,nquirv job
Uhls story, too, so gray with age,
Your rlsibles may vex:
A man gets nothing when at last
He passes in his checks.
Memphis. Commercial Apptll. H
V. e might get HnedT for pulling this,
But still we'd like to note
How sheepish even wise guys aro
When some one gets their goat!
B. F. KEITH'S THEATRE
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