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THE BEE: OMAHA, THURSDAY. MAY 14, 1J14.
-THE QMAHA DAILY BEE
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' 4 .!
Mediation Flans and Prospects.
President Wilson's original plan of eliminat
ing Htierta as the Initial step toward re-establishing
peacoful government In Mexico turns out
to bo tho foundation stone of the plan of the
mediators, it Is said also that Charge d'Affalres
O'Shaughnessy's reports to the president hare
confirmed him In the conviction that before
anything else is dono the dictator must be dis
posed of, Lot us hope, therefore, that the me
diators will evolve a more cffectlvo method of
accomplishing this delicate task than has yet
been tried. ' 4
I It Is within possibility, perhaps probable, that
! Hucrta may bo brought ttf JalMn with a pro
gram mapped out by tho" mediators which he
would fool compelled to reject with defiance
coming as a demand from President Wilson, or
oven as a peace proposal from any body or cle
ment of his own Mexican subjects seeking a
' mlddlo ground for readjustment.
nut while ldo'klng' confidently forward to
successful mediation, ft will not do to Ignore tho
uhntablo part of tho situation. If mediation
meets suduohly with insurmountable obstacles
we will havo to resumo, operations whoro we
left off and if medfatlonprocceds.as fast arid as
'successfully as wo'may hopewo will have to bo
ready to do what is necessary to put tho agreed
upon plan through.
Nutshell History of Mexico
Handy Deference Compendium from
the Time of Cortes to Present Date
Subscriber '-JcnytuB tho city temporarily
should hnVp TJjJJco mailed to tietu. . Ad
Jl1 dress will bexnaugwl ns often as roiftfcstwd
wllfibut' sriying that a monument o
fofaA ha Mblrd of n monument.
WtyH Js'thlil'nToTtrait oMVoll)n$t
tedrby inillllontsr So ho has mot his
loo, at-iagl. , . VJt
TbatimoUlafion fjf,goUlne mighty, clpso, ji
Joint InfcrvcnUn' by ;tho t)nltcJ "stateVand' thq
three South Anierlcan republics ' 1
"Cone nov,V njSjifh tlio Lorcj, lot us reason,"
runs tho. ol "80jiE'A'n,l yot wiat Intojeranco
Is comnit'tteq in jjjjamo, 0i, hor;
Zapata -wants ilfe. thoTho will joavo to'
ViUa t(ie honor of tgfaf '.oxco cTtV'l 'Uftcr
you, AiroqsooHwmBt, aastog." ' ''
No doubt iPhe ind those Donbjlng Thoin-
ascn on til (S linnlf nf Hih r-ivnr. . n,ni.i
shQW them wheUior ho discovered It or not.
C ongressman UurthohU nnd Socrotnry nrynn
preftcFWoamq ' tfoctrlrifT oi ' univ'crSal pearoV
but otherwlse-fS nbrilVInk Iho'saOTranTO
Talk about Rqad to applnoss" that
man, who,Us porfogi nK aWf cf f&fjiroYont ove'a:
Uroiif)Agbn $olophoD6 conversation Is trying fo'
pavo'jHor us. . ' - 1,3 '
Well, well, woTirblcftgo is .coins to f om
Pjjl bl business men to servo on ol'ec8n boards
In vJng districts supposed to bo under sljst
Pjclon, 'Oraatyi jieii Chicago to It. "
AccordlnjAoVJIr. haWpcjsn Iho pic
tures of IIuea as addicted plnk are grbsliy
overdrawn, Jrhoro must ihon. bo a chonco yot'
to onjlst Uln under tho grapejulcj bupiiqrv
i The colonel Is annoyfTIfo manifestations
of skeptlc(srn t.vr hfa tilscorory' oraadlJaS
Jungle river? Poonle shouliLdindnra . u-4.
this "is lTeoerah7rn, ' SSZj 1X1?'
pontics, . . , : : , , .
It mlpht ,avo helped-sonrq-lf tKe-8u'promq
court had onlweoran "In tUn
Srorehcad withclslon that lie, Too, Is egSl'
aiaV; Se. WW a 1? CflMf
There is Just oho thing that VU, American-
S LTJ , mo great- American
Let ua lnauinin .ItU1-. . i.
('! r-r-Tjja iu rvourreci sucu an ultra.
( No. and" "sniping" -I not cqnflned to Mex-"
llCO. It is Of hn,nnh,hrA.....J W iA :
,i . ' m:u' who. cue anibush
shooUng hero at iiomrt'nf '.hi. f:". .
,clal evil regulatlqn ha8 failed Wv-p ,L
temDted." utv. nn. .... !'' .
"ini . v eao-e"' at .thts. na
tional conference of Cqrrecttpa and Charltlea
Suppression tho iJl 'JmCf
i'a.OQO yeareffdPt W I W:.M? UX( '
this partKulavjl. ' ' H'pres3e-.i
" I 1 1 I . II. w
ThJate SIedealWeK. ..
tn ths evtnL- ."k rS i? M"'on.
br3j.meaM tswiJn.m "..1 r: 'e !IUrd.
th. L Tl 4Hewmer-'reapondW Ho
Another railroad riniit i --v l.-a
altr - . " Tlr v "ci rvrt;ri (lie I nion
r- jcu,,, , ,,tM, uetween Maaon and
Warcy. and street lnterect(ona i-oUthwat to Una city
Ithe Rurtlnirtor. t o J,n, , i. h.iui!.jii.. . .
I Henry . W?;
If tr. Theodora 'Oilanw lias asiumvd charge of th
... qu,.uivut o .Jy .
. nwiog. on or A. rUeK'a-61trkY , to make'
three mon.a' vf5lt to hli homyijj
,Mlsi Ella McBride. thn .WTiiinnuf i.'
Knox coUere. "in" gfao&urg. ' WV "ifce formerly
Jfon. John M. lircrorv nf 1ia rMtfll Q.,i.i.
nlaalon ia. to Omalw td-jiupervjia-ahe civil aervlM
Deterioration in the Philippines.
Anjorlcahs returning from tho Philippines
bring one common version of conditions under
the now rulo established by tho ' present ad
ministration .a compared with the former com
mission government, namoly, that of disaffec
tion", iliBbcde'r' and deterioration.
' "The American eloment in tho Philippines
'feels that self-govornnient would be virtually
'turning tho Islands Into a second. Moxlcol" says
k former mayor of Lincoln, Just - back from a
four of observation thoro. . .
President Wilson Tia's not yet established
self-government, of coursi, but ho has taken as
Jong a stop toward lt as he dared. Solf-govorn-ment
has always boon tho ultimate- plan of the
Upitod States for tho Islands, "but only ns the
natives dpvolopcd under our beneficent tute
lage to tho place Whoro they w'ero equal to and
nhlo for such powers. Tha worst thing thlB
government could do for tho Philippines, as we
pellqvp fho groat majority of our p'eqpjq agree',
would bo to leavo them to tholr own rosurcen
D'rqmttturoly. ' " .
So It seems to bo tho almost unanimous
vlow of Intelligent Americans that, the recent
changes, made In tho government of 'tho Islands
hav-p had a cjlsturblng offectl Thoso who 'havo
liceil oUtspokn In" thotr views unhesitatingly af
"f!tm admlnlatration hns seriously bjun-
dorod in turning oyer Jocal affcjrs to tho naflvo
Fjfpnos atb4 Btago. Unquestionably tio over
jVeohlng desire to mako good on oft-ropo'atod at
taclts "oh the ropuliJican Milllppino n'offcy was
largolj' 'rbsp&nslbld for' loading ' democrats Into
their mistaken course.
. ' Does if asp Folk?
Joseph W. Folk doubtlos ls learnjng 8,0190
ltyW "sV4 nb!f br,9fi!'n8 omfnont offenders 'to
an accoiintinif, for their acts, iv's special counsel
for Iho Ihiorstatb Cpmmorce commission ho'iad
all tho Wlros laid nhd thn nnhnnonn'a ln.J rJLU
. - " J- " . . i, tuoitui, (UI
' tho appdarnc'o as witnessed. In- the Now H'aven
"7yf .ft J- ptv"i capiainB 01 muus-
ry, vyhen outdonly ho hdara from headquarters.
' StOI) it," shouts tho attornnv irnnnrnl "T nn
luimuiiii; vv muni luvur. Ann r oiK ials
tyack into' tho rut of the" established gumshoe
It Millet " ha (tlKnlrlnrr n M. .l
whoe jlublfo. cureor resfo on an onvabe. rqcord
an n n..niiAniAu . i .1 . . j .
o vimovuiui ui miKu nou smaii malefactors.
Y'hllo thprq may po no . analogy betWoon tho
pending cass and tho cantr nf fit. Tvmla ,nn,it'
tti-qkonun by ' Uici bold
aA0' thA.B0U5a;,on ( wording uncer the
JfcRoyilds Inspiration mut W thrllHng to' Joi
im sum, fiuv no oiiouia nave Known bqftQj:
than tov launch out on such a bold cduo of ac
JfiP y'f1?"!?1 Virst socurg orders tX9$ o
Slight attention to tho record of the present
administration should havo convlnco ltn that
no such obtruslvo mo'th'ods would bo.tdloratqq7
V Folk cqntinucB in this position, he will 1in.Vn'
,Jj ian hjmself to gcntlor practices apd forget
tho bru'sk way used to show 'em out ln ihs'sowfc-
Curtailing tho Congressional Program.
Tho refentiotts prograpi pf lqglBjatlo'ri out7
lined by tfto presidont 054 senate and house
loadore at the 'beginning'1 of thoBOssWn is cur
tailed now by caucus agreement to a bare:t,hree
or Tour items In ndditlon to tho appropraHon
bills. True, tho banking and currency measure
forced through to final enactment ijast tj'ecem
ber; and tho subsequent diversions growing out
of tho Mexican situation, havo taken up most
of tho time tq the exbJU8on of qther subjects,'
but the way was cloareo) for tho currency" ufYi,
It will be rememboredt by'pro'mlslng Immediate
cdnsldoratlon to several companion pieces, nota
bly tho rural crodlts and doposlt guaranty
which are now to go by the board. Other sub
jects werojalgo deemed; of sufficiently urgent
inftortancey, yie preajdejt to be Includpa In
bis inesaago. tocongress, whose urgency is to be
overlooked, wfcle VitentJoVsto bo centered
excluslvel;- upon the so-caljed antitrust bills.
uue yii aouui aoiuty of the admin-
barring araendmentfl ,apd sMmjaf-'fitt debate.
Whether the antl-trustibjlipfwm',flnd smoother
sailing in the senate tljan did tho curroncy bill
regains Jo be seen. Aa; the pie counter Is
gradually depleted, thq disposition of the law
makers to go slow-is aptlo be accentuated.
' 1 "i' rT"-" - -
One vociferous Lincoln man, who wants tc,
rldq Jptq te legislature 'on te sue, pubjjqly
Prpcjajms h8 lelief tjmf the four blooks ad
Jo'H'ms he present canipus "will bo sufficient
for the qrec(lon of all new buildings' the natural
growth of the university will domand for possi
bly moro than a century, honcq." So great la
our faith In the growjh and "expansion of the
university that we'll vrager that nipre ground
than tljaj w be needed' if consolidation fails
bgforq ten ;earff have 'rolled by.
Ono feature of a pearby divorce case is a
charge that the misfit wife "could not boll
water without burning It." Any wonder that
houshold should e In "hot water all the time.
uii .urses 10 puBn tnese Dills, through the
by main strength, as they" tlldwlth thn
JllJ. Cortea enters Mexico, take" It from Its Altec
Inhabitants, and captures Montezuma, the Aztec em
peror.' ISil. Mexico formally annexed to Spain.
1521-1821. Sixty-four governors and vlcerpyg rule
Mexico, or "New Spain.'" aa It was called.
1H3. Tho University of Mexico opened.
1767. The Jesuits expelled.
1810. flldalso, a patriot priest, heada an outbreak
nnd declares Mexico Independent.
1811. Hidalgo shot. Morelos, another priest, con
tinues the movement, overruns most of Mexico, con
vokes a congress nnd Issues a constitution.
1816. Morelos executed ami Spanish rule continues.
1821. Iturblde declares Mexico Independent.
1SS. Tho Mexican congress elects ' ItUrblde em
Ml lturbldo abdlcatos.
1811. lturbldo executed. A constitution proclaimed.
182S-1831. Guerrero president.
1831. Ouerrero executed,
183.1-137. Santa Ann president.
1S3S. Houston nnd his Texans capture Santa Ana at
the battle of San Jacinto and compel him to sign a
treaty' recognizing Texan Independence.
1848. Wnr with the United States. Mexicans de
feated at Pnlo Alto, Jlesaca and Monterey.
1847. Santa Ana defeated nt Uuena, Vista, near
Saltillo. General Scott captures Vera Cruz (March)
and proceeds to Mexico City (April-August), which he
1848. Treaty of Guadalupo Hidalgo, which cedes to
the United States Texas, New Mexico and Upper Catl-
.fornla In: return for a payment of $15,W,xy by tho
United States to Mexico.
mJ, A new Mexican constitution proclaimed.
1858-lBfft, Two riVat Rovernments the republicans at
Vera Cruz untjer Juarez, the reactionaries' at Mexico
City under Mlramon.
WO. Juarez Is recognized by the United States.
President. liuchanan recommends Intervention. Tlio
JfcLnne-J.Uarcz treaty concluded, giving tho United'
States a kind of disguised protectorate over Mexico.
The American senate, dbes n'ot ritlfy'the Iriaty: '
1861. Mlramon overthrown; Juarez enters Mexico
City. Great Urltaln. Franco and 8paln littervene. Vera
Cruz occupied by OiitUh, FTcnch 'and Spanish troops.
18S3. The French occupy Mexico City. Tho Mexl-.
can provisional government: offors the crown to Arch
duke MaxmlHan of Austria, brother of Emperor Fran
cis Joseph'. ' - '
ISM. Mr. Seward, American secretary of state. In
duces Napoleon 111 to promise -a. withdrawal Of the
Fronch forces. Juarez proclalms-hlmself- president of
northern Mexico. j ' ; , ' ,
18j. MM?tlnilllan shot Id, cjdec Ofuat'ez, rorflrlo
Diaz capttirea lUcbla andVMcotlco City."'" Juarez elected
1872. Juarez dies,
1872-187; Lordo president
ISil. Diaz overthrows .Lcrdo.
187-18f9, Diaz president.
lfS0-18si, Gonzajez president. t
188j-l91Jt Diaz president. ' - w
1D0S. Tho TcHiantepoa railway open.'
100?. Treaty of Washington, by which Mexico asso
elates Itself with tho United States In preserving peace
airtong the Centrni American republics.
1010. The Madero revolution.
191. (May) Diaz resigns. Francesco de la Barra
president fld Interim. (N0Vfemctj;Mptirb prosldfnt.
ml (February) Mndej-p sjal. .puerta. dictator.
(August) John 'i-lnd g'oos trf Mexico as Pras'ldent "Wil
son's personal representative. (October) Henry Iane
Wilson resigns ns American nmbassador to Mexico.
'1314. "(April) The Americans occupy Vers Cruz.
Twice Told Tales
." ' L'sefnf lnformntlon. -
Tainmlo Toiiidon was the ,no,er-do-weel" of a
Scottish village. Ho had beep .frequejiUj; convicted of
poaching and other offenses, and ptid paid" thd'p'en
aty In prison. .Unff.tjllntr. t. l! persistently
tried all sorts' Of pana at) pjeasor jexfractlng money
ffo'ni his townspeople. Qheay helmet the parish
minister. . 'Hy X - ';.';
"Mr. B.," Torn peap Jnajpiinllngh' "'.vo some
Information to bq jfq .the.'doy that fmlght, turnout
very usefii" ta i'P- -puahn'Jja'p'hall a6r5pn
for -what ' a'mygaun taecIuxtX'TforUx.;? 1
assure ye; )t might
"I'm hurrying to
aton and listen to you
"Oh. but. sr.'Vo'll pBaorrj' IfcVeWlnna -get this
hint frae "me." v "
"Tarn, I must go on jtnfl.-kacrijny apno(ntmnt,
but there's a Bhllllng foY- yoii let mo vproeeed,"
".Minister," I'll tell1 ye' ftntftVhllllfig this" time."
said Tatn. In excess of cratltffde. "It'll no tak i-e
La mlnliteiJD henr.lt- tVthls,.J5eeip)t- In theall,
try nnd get thp second cpll on tho. urt uan", Ifs.by
far the malst comfortableane o! them a'." London
al. " " '
Aa Show for Willie,'
snookers at v recent 'dinner referred
come lnre. jianyvoi yjrjspino
a funeral. . lovriOiUme to
r "StOryr , !
the rising' generation''. $tch Vjrnln'ed Speaker
addeus C. SweeVof the. pw(,.Voric,-assembly of tho
One or the
hbpeleas case of little Willie Smith.
An unco from an adjacent town- called on the
Smith family ono day, nnd; oj course, there was much
conversation with 'little gillie. Among'UiervJhngs,
rc'ferenc) .was mado i'o 'Tir jfchooj he .attended' and
"I suppose, Willie." remarked the uncle, traveling
over the usual route, "that you lov your teacher!"
; "I donot," 'was the' -prompt' response of tho
youngster. 'Hv ain't no iwe." 1 '
"li 'Isn't any Vise?" . returned the unci? wjjh a
perplexed expression. "I don'f exactly get what you
menn." - '
"I mean," was the ready explanation of Willie,
''that she ta dead ukr "on the gink what runs the
s'odu water fountain In the drug store."-Vhlladelphla
r' . 1 1 & :
Pebplp apd Events
Sccrctatr McAdoo jias extended congratulations to
twq treasury .employes who -haVo. 'been In the gov
ernment service for the last fify years. One is S3
year tld and tlio otjier is. - ' ' '
.The family "of Mr. sii Jfrs. Exor Jfatthowa of
.Grand Ilaplds. Mlci., consists, besides the parents,
of twelve children, all of HvhOm are either skilled
musicians or are taking lessons-In tho use of some
Instrument. Each parent Is able to play two or three
Ins'trumenfs. "' ' ' - ...
Tho most cosmopolitan child In 'the world Is prob
ably Peggy Venner, at present living in Berkeley,
Cal. She speaks five languages and pas traveled
M.00) mps s)nco birth, llc-r father has Interests In
Ixmdon, South Africa and 'Auitrallu, and is traveling
most of tho time. " '' "'
Mr. Catharfne Goss of Osceola, Pn. recently
celebrated her nlnety-elgth birthday anniversary. She
bids, fulr to reach tfic century mark? he'has 100
descendants. Including ten children.' forty-two gnind
children and flfty-sU great-grandchildren and one
TJw so9ai Uplift booked, by votes for wunien
making strides down east At a school election at
White plains. N. Y., last AVcdnesday, nurseries were
provided near the polling booths where babies were
cared for hy society girls while the mothers prepared
their ballots and cast them with due deliberation.
Solemn and sedate, St. Paul threatens to send a
fcharp eplstje to the llelrs of Fred Weyerhaeuser, the
lumber king; demanding a better showing for Inheri
tance tax purposes. -Weyerhaeuser was reputed to
be better than one hundred millionaire, but the estato
scheduled In the probate court shows up a measly
ts-fc.000. Ft. Taul niust gets Its due or there will be
Rendjnst the Work,
OMAHA, May 13.-To the Editor of The
Bee: One of the local papers contains
on acoount of a trial In police court, where
a. bootblack was committed to Jail for
one day' because he had 1.1s shop open
after 1 o'clock on Sunday afternoon. All
A couple of years ago the Omaha bar
bers did their level 'best to secure tha
enactment nnd enforcement of an onll
nanco that would compel boss barbers to
close up on Sunday. They failed.
Wherein lies the difference?
Six days a Is a ong enough week for
any worker, but we havo sevon-dny In
dustries as a result Of the development
of our social needs. Isn't It possible that
theso may' be arranged on a six-day
schedule, without thn necessity of cloBlng
any for one day, or sending anybody to
Barbers and bootblacks arc Important
factors In life these times. If over a man
wants his face clean nnd his shoes pol
ished! It Is on Sunday. Why can't tho
schedule be properly ndjusted?
BUBWELL. May 12. -To the Editor of
1he Bee: I have noticed in The Bee
Letter Box .thnl Walter Johnson of Val,
ley county, the sumo county where you
also a resident, to going to be my rival.
I do not know whether It Is the same Mr.
Johnson that was elected at the last gen
eral election as a democratic and popu
list candidate for county commissioner,
while I 'was voting at that tlmo for re
publican candidates, with tho exception
of tow'nshlp ticket, and for myself as a
candldato on tho prohibition ticket for
-tho house of representatives. I hopo
Walter Johnson wll explain whether It
Ik htm or somo other Johnsons that arc
democrats. As far as I have learned Mr.
Johnson ts trying to go 'through-nn- open
door Into tho republican ranks nnd file.
Jlurrnhf JOHN CEPLECJJA.
OMAHA, May 11. To the Editor of Tho
Bee: The campaign cominltteo of the
Omaha Society of Flno Arts nt Us meet
ing today extended a unanimous vote of
thanks to tho editor of Tho Bee for the
v'ery valuable assistance which 'you and
your paper have given In tho effort to
secure a fine arts building. In addition
,to this official message from the larger
committee.- please accept the most cordial
thanks and appreciation fqr all courtesies
choWn at all times to the publicity com
mittee of the campaign.
(Mrs. T. II.) EMMA PIERCE COLE.
1 The Socialist' ArKnniciU.
OMAHA, May 12. To tho Editor of
Tho Beei Today women occupy positions
formerly occupied by men. Women have
displaced men becauso their tabdr power
lion been made cheaper on tho labor mar
ket. ' "Wlomen havo been forced to Boll
their labor power cheaper nt tho dicta
tion ot'mcn. So far they havo submitted
to the dictation of mch, trusting that
men would protect them from Industrial
greed. Finding themselves moro nnd
moro compelled to sell their labor power
-cheaper than men, at tlio dictation- of
moii, in recent years -women havo de
cided to have a say in political affairs.
They have concluded that they wll havo
to vote) for their emancipation,' front their
present positions In Industry. Also the
children havo displaced men In many In
dustries. Women aro tho mothers o
children and women being conscious that
men: havo failed to protect children from
being slaves In Industry have decided to
vote for the emancipation of- their chil
dren. Is any broad-minded man going to
hinder this? Are not women as essential
to society as men? And If they are. why
should they not have as much to say
about tho affairs of society as , men?
(Especially when men havo faled to uso
the ballot In the protection of women
.and children. Those who disfavor -women
suffrage must be either very stupid .or
else they must wish to coin women and
ohl'dreu into profits. '
Hack tn the Commandments.
NEBRASKA, ' CITY, "NSb., May 1.-To
the Editor or The Bee: May I a'dd a few
moro facts about the cause of the Reform
ation? If tho converted (?) heathens in
power had; only brought gqrgequs cere
monies Into the purity, simplicity and
humility of the early church taught of
Christ's disciples, one would not so
quickly discern "the falling away" from
the first works (which, though kuowledge
and truth have overcome in a "great
measure, still exists today), but, as was
prophesied by Paul In A'cts xx;29, say(ng',
"For I know this, that after my de
parture shall grievous wolves enter In
among you,, not sparing the flock," a
greater and moro wicked change men
acing true Christianity, was' begun about
321 to 533 A. D., substituting the pagan
feast day dedicated to the sun, the flrat
day of tho week (called Sunday to this
day), for tho Christian Sabbath, the
seventh day of the week, kept by Christ,
He being a Jew and sent hero to show
us how to keep the commandments and
to die for our breaking them, kept by
Ills disciples, we know, up to A. D: 70,
when the temple at Jerusalem was de
stroyed. This change "Was, Indeed,
satan's master stroke in diplomacy, for
It Is universally .accepted Without ques
tion by almost all Christian churohe
today. Tho Reformation was the begin
ning of a wonderful movement "back
to the first works," but It didn't move
far enough. We are entitled to another
move now, and Its battle cry should be,
"Back to the commandtnents," If nine
commandments were sufficient, there
would not have appeared ten on the
.tablets of stone written by God's own
hand, and thcue commandments stand in
tact today, no 'matter what power tried
to tamper with them, and sin being the
transgression of the law, and tho law
being' holy, just and good, how can we
be justified if we remove riot our feet
'from His- Sabbath?
Music .XumlifM for .Coranteurentent.
OMAHA', May 11-ToTthe Edltor'ot The
Bee: "Observer's" pointedly expressed
and well-timed remarks with reference to
examinations of high school graduates for
music honors on the commencement pio
gram give me thla most welcome op
portunity ,to cast my observations with
hlit. Not alone do J profess unhesitatingly
to be In full accord with hi remonstrance
against the incredlblly stupid and unfair
way In which the judges (?) are chosen
and the verdict Is rendered, but mast of
fl! severely - condemn the flimsy and
superficial manner In which these exam-
J nations are conducted- In thus protest
ng. I might lay myself liable to sus
picion that I am ""aggrie.-cd" or 'si-re"
because one of my clients did not happen
to bo the chosen one, but nothing Is
farther from my mind than to refuse to
acquiesce In a decision based on Impar
tial Justice and thoroughness of evidence.
Some years ago. to my utter surprise
nnd astonishment, two of my students
were chosen for this "honor." They had
worked Up a "showy" valse-duet of no
greater depth and pretention than hav
ing that Irresistible "Um-Ta-Ta" swing
surmounted by "catchy" tunes and runs,
glibly gliding along. I congratulated my
pupils, not so much on their ability to do
real, remarkable things, but on their re
markable good luck In having won out
with such astounding- ease over other,
perhaps far more capable and diligent,
musicians. Inwardly I was shocked, not
to ray disgusted, at the shallowness of
,u standard considered sufficiently high
by these judges to represent 'the greatest
of all arts at theso graduating exercises.
I therefore reiterate my full approval
of "Observer's" remarks. Ills suggestion
of absolute elimination of locift Judges
and defrayal of expenses for competent
outsiders In their placo Is an excellent
one. I further suggest that In future tho
exhibition of a single showy number
should not be decisive; that Instead a
positive requirement bo to submit no less
than say flvo standard selections from
their repertory to a board of judges
(outsiders and professionals of reputa
tion). Then let these Judges be given
ample tlmo to meditate over tho respec
tive merltn of the compositions heard by
them until they have agreed on tho ono
Individual having tho most points In his
or her favor.
Here another Idea strikes me (somewhat
.vague, however, though not too fan
tastic ns not to be feasible and perhaps
quite practical): Why not let these young
people play behind a screen nt the cru
cial examination hour thus eliminating
from .their work that fear and nervous
noss Invariably evident before the pierc
ing glances of Jury members?
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Second Suburbanite No; everything 'n
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