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They're fighting the battle all over
The big guns are booming once
And Sampson today lingers far, far
While Schley bears the brunt as be
fore. On the old fighter's track the entire
Have followed with hue and with
Till now, when he faces them all, they
From the sight of brave Admiral
When heroes were needed, he stood on
And met the proud navy of Spain.
He .followed it on till the battle was
And its vessels went down in the
When heroes are honored he's slighted
While others are praised to the sky.
He yet is deprived of the glory he
Our gallant old Admiral Schley.
But though he's insulted by puppets
The people are slow to forget.
They only await a more fortunate hour
To crown him in victory yet.
His fame is secure. When the scroll
His name will be written on high
'Mid those of our gallant sea-fighters
Made brighter by Admiral Schley.
The man who is right can afford to re
pose ' ..
In the homage and love of the just;
To reckon that Time is his friend; and
his foes i -v
At last will go down in the dust.
The victim of hate with assurance can
For wrong and detraction to die.
The world holds a crown of esteem and
renown , : '
For the brow pf brave Admiral
J. A. Edgerton, In Nebraska Inde
- pendent. -
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Denver News: Sir Thomas Lipton
should receive that peerage anyway.
Any Englishman who can give a Yan
kee as closo a chase as that is entitled
to the best the king can give him.
New York World: With Kipling
and Richard Harding Davis both
against the British war office the Boers
can afford to raise the staggering
St. Paul Globe: And now Mark
Hanna will pose as the sphinx. This is
a new role, but Mark is versatile.
When the matter of trusts is under
discussion the role of sphinx will be
come Mark well.
Pittsburg Dispatch: Furthermore,
they have not introduced any evi
dence to prove that the Spanish fleet
And This is War.
According to British official returns
just published in London, 2,345 deaths
occurred in the month of August alone
among the 137,619. Boer people held In
the "concentration camps" in South
This is a death rate of not far from
200 per 1,000 per annum. Ten times
the normal average death rate of civ
ilized countries! Nearly one-fifth of
all Kitchener's "reconcentrados" dying
every year! And yet the same Britons
who held up their hands in horror at
Weyleiism in Cuba read with complac
ency these appalling records of the
rapid extermination of Boer non-combatants.
And of August's 2,345 victims
1,878 were children.
And this is "war! "New York
Weekly News Summary.
SATURDAY, Oct. 5. Columbia won
third and final race from Shamrock II.
Shamrock crossed lino first, but lost
race on time allo'wance. Commander
Hodgson's testimony favorable to
Schley. Miss Helen Long, second
daughter of Secretary Long, died at
Hingham, Mass., of pulmonary trouble.
MONDAY, Oct. 7. Death reported of
Ameer of Afghanistan. Schley inquiry
continued, beginning third week, Com
mander Hodgson resuming witness
TUESDAY, Oct. 8. Peabody Coal
Co. yards, Chicago, destroyed by fire;
loss $450,000. Time for ransom of Miss
Stone, the missionary captured by Bul
garian brigands, expired at noon, but
notice received of extension; ransom
money nearly raised. Triennial Epis
copal convention at San Francisco de
feats Huntington, amendment provid
ing for spiritual oversight of bishop.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9. National
Purity convention met in Chicago.
Trial of Caleb Powers, accused of com
plicity in murder of Governor Goebel,
resumed. George Thoron Slade and
Miss Charlotte Hill, daughter of J. J.
Hill, married at St. Paul, John D.
Rockefeller, jr., and Miss Abby Green
Aldrich, daughter of Senator Aldrlch
of Rhode Island, married at Provi
dence. THURSDAY, Oct. 10. Lorenzo
Snow, fifth president of Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, died
at Salt Lake City, aged 87. Russian
papers announce that Great Britain
will not be allowed to annex Afghan
istan. Announced in New York that
Morgan and Hill will reorganize dis
puted roads into one great system.
FRIDAY, Oct. 11. Amalgamated
Copper Co. announces that output of
copper will be limited. Duke of Corn
wall reviewed 11,000 Canadian sol
diers at Toronto. London press unites
in calling for General Buller's resigna
tion. Santos Dumont tried new flying
machine; rudder broke and trial post
poned. Fivo new bishops nominated
at San Francisco, as follows: District
of Hankow, Rev. James Addison In
gle; D. D.; District of the Philippines,
Rev. Charles H. Hrendt, D. D.; District
of Olympia, Rev. Dr. Frederick Keator,
D. D., of Dubuque; District of Porto
Rico, Rev. William Caleb Brown, D.
D.; 'District of North Dakota, Rev.
Charles Campbell Pierce, D. D.
In refusing to accept American di
vorces as valid Canada is discriminat
ing against a great American industry
and should be called down. Chicago
How It Works.
The Globe-Democrat says: "At the
present rate of reduction the public
debt of the United States will soon bo
below the $1,000,000,000 mark again."
Yes, but as soon as the bankers have
sold back their bonds to the govern
ment at 40 per cent premium, they will
begin to demand that more bonds bo
Issued at par and if the republican
party remains in power they will have
no trouble in getting' them. That has
been the case for the last thirty years.
Noble to Succor Others.
It Is quite certain that, of all the
things that minister to the welfare and
good of man, of all that make the
world varied and fruitful, of all that
make society solid and interesting, of
all that make life beautiful' and glad
and worthy, by far the larger part has
reached us through the activities of
the struggle for the life of others.
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A Good Point.
Editor Bryan makes a good point
against the hysterical republican pa
pers who are trying to fasten the re
sponsibility of the assassination of
President McKinley on the newspapers
which criticised the president and his
advisers, when he remarks that an
archy flourished best in those coun
tries where tho freedom of tho press
and speech is a thing unknown. An
archy is not the result of free criticism
but rather the result of the absence
of it. St. Paul (Minn.) Globe.
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