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Onondaga independent. (Fayetteville, N.Y.) 1899-19??, November 11, 1899, Image 6

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HXV-liy. §':V,/i;';^ the '.O'sw.egoV.and \ChamplainTcariaJs ought ••iV^,to bo:materia^y5nnp~roved to maintain- ^;pv^.)^e\commefw of the state.' Vi'''i'^ -thereby.promoting th^prosperity.of-.its \iH'':''- -'H,! There seems to'.be no doubt..that .the 1 , Canadian'canal 'system,' designed to ac- ^^•>^'commo^te^essele('-of'14 foot draft, will : $$'<(X \divert ; considerable' traffic from New '&>',''A r -York city;to Montreal unless something Ua'done'.to. counteract .the.tendency. • . \The proposition is advanced that the people of New York, instead of placing dependence'upon their state canal sys­ tem.-should co-operate ; with other in­ terests tributary to' the great lakes to seoure^tbe construction by the federal government of a deep'waterway across the state \of New York connecting the lakes with the Atlantic ~'.K-':r •v.. There is very much more in Kentucky 'than feuds and moonshine. .Even in the heat of about the most bitter political '•'.campaign in its history the Blue Grass 'State retains its reputation for hospital­ ity, as amply illustrated in the recent 1 visit of Mr..Bryan to that common­ wealth. . When it was first announced that Mr. Bryan was going to Kentucky v to make a series of' political 'addresses, it was!said that he would be hooted off the platform, pelted with overripe eggs '.. .'^and otherwise subjected to. gross .indig- rp nities. - But nothing of this kind occur- ft\>. red,'. So far .as the printed reports etute ^ he was' treated with entire courtesy wherever he went Kentuckians may 'fight among themselves and perhaps \pull their guns\ upon somewhat too alight provocation, but they rarely for- ..* get the courtesy due to ^'the stranger - within their gates.\ It would of course^] be absurd to say^hat Mr. Bryan; was not - welcomed to Kentucky by thou- vV'v ''Bands who axe attracted,'byTiis engag­ e's?; J ing personality - and \are in harmony •~ • V jwlth • his political views, and it would • C-.; .-;-,be\equally abBurd to say that he did not encounter^ other thousands who are i strenuously' opposed to him in politics &'~i ana-wholly.out of sympathy with his / 'mission in the'state.. It IB altogether .,.R -gratifying, that the' prophecies that he !-V,',: would-be discourteously treated, were iinfulflUed. ; Whether there be more votea' in>Kentuoky for 'Goebel or for ys£::'.fiiown*6i for Taylor, blue grass-hoa <f P^tality remairia abounding , and un 'i; r changed. « &££tMrg» !;»ndtsinail CoUegefc .- 'pTKe^iatiye'^m 'coilegeal; are ''iiceiying i-.jpbt a; little l|at'- '*tentton:frpm'edu<;a^ ; in p^i^o^maVb^J'^ifiyi^ 'tionjfl i an-\imp6rtarit one find one ..upon which there! is' $nuch:' room* for sincere' ; , ^£Bi^'ce.^%iniok**In,^recen'i;sym-., .posiumibn the, subject, the \views .of a- : number of .college'presidents are.given. ' ' The~, presidents off- Colby.\ Williams, •iTnf to and Dartmouth' place ^themselves on record!as'lavoring ifche:smaTl college, whiie Dr. Hadley.' the new president of Yale,' pronounces in favor of the larger institutions.' _' - -•/ , 'j* • ' • President 'Butler of Colby says .the smaller college is better for the develops merit of individual and personal'power, the training of' the student to under 'stand and: estimate his own faculties and, tho gaining of self \knowledge and 8elf-controL_ President Garter of .Wil­ liams insists upon the importance of personal contact between the 'students and instructors.' .'\My belief is strong,\_ ' he asserts, *'that the'divisiona In'nearly all of the New England colleges at pres­ ent are. too large for the profitable.in­ struction of undergraduates.'' -The same idea is .expressed, by,President Capen of Tufts, who finds in the great; er aggregate attendance at the smaller colleges. evidence, that'\a mhjor&y of the people believe in these institutions as4>n the.whole the safest and,best for their 'sons. \• President Tucker of Dart­ mouth says that the chief difference.be­ tween colleges is not.of numbers, but between the independent - college \and the university. ^He inclines toward the latter because it allows greater Individ uality.\ \ President Hadle/of Yale, while-ac cording to the. smaller- college most of the advantages it claims,\ expresses his preference for the large' institution in the following terms '- v'Qrowth if, -West''.In&Wn'tTraaei* f ;i • According', .to j;oyernmeiit ^reports '^from^Washington^pur; trade wifo'Cjba-' and Porto;Rico'thus;far hasj;beeif erg £^n|^g : io-a.v£ig^'''aegrMVB ^BisesB^ latoiKandvaocletyi'haye; ttot^ye^jaeitov- ered from the^effecfefof ';8palh '8_ domin­ ion, andthe destruction of Vwari -]yet.'for the^iB^ \seven^m^^ .yearlthe- .total o expprte.l'of^'merchandise end the gold:, 1 .coinfroni^the ; pn'e Cp«rt; i)f Havana am6unf^^d^8i9'85V^70;;and on .this 'basis the'totai*'for the; .year will bd fuUy,$29.000;0.00 v Of^'ttie^tal .M- porta,during the\ eight months V$18.'j. 47§,4i7.. or 73\\perl cent, was^ to'the United - States, 1 -while\ Spain-;toqk$3,J\ 678,499, more than'twb^thirds of ( which .was\ in,gold'; coin, and -France $1,487.^ 910. 'of .which \fulty. pnVthird ''was^.iu gold coin. ,V-. >•• _.•>*< ' ,4 All.but about, $500.000 of the exports' totfie United States'was-in.merchah-' dise.' As a further- matter of • interest and comparison the imports.'into'the United States from Cuba from- Jan,'1 to July 81, 1890.\ were greater, than'the corresponding imports for either, of the entire; fiscal years 1897 and 1808, - : ''• 1 ' If the same ratio is maintained for the. remainder of this'year, the imports' into this country.from Cuba will ex- ceed'$82,000,000 and be more than doa­ ble those of the fiscal year ending June 80.. 1898.: - >f;. ^ -'''' J '86me of Spain's scholara are propos f: 'f tog,the' celebration of an 'anniversary i'il- \ .which'.has a profound interest for Aiaer* j^L::\icanB-' . \While 3paln'3_pollticaLoonned- .::>; VV, tl'on witn -the western-world- is forever V ; j.-'.,ended,Jher'historical , connection with it will endure. For-^oenturiea,there has i>i^;'\ controversy, as to who was the X-.'i' v 1 ' first ^missionary to land on this conti- V'%%^rienlC and.from documents recently ^\-^•brought^td* light' \the\ honor appears\ to belong, to ^Father' Juan Perez-tie Mac -1'; • •' Jilarchena, a Franciscan friar. It seems O^'.' WJ* ostablished that he came Over to £ J;,/the west aide^'of the Atlantic with _Co- \„- luiabua on the second voyage, in 1498, '• >pf the great navigator, and'was the first ';, man to raise the cross'on the soil of the new world. Although, the four hun- ; dredth anniversary of his appearance on this continent passed about six years \* ego; It'ia nowproposed' to' fittingly_celer '' brate the event ,'Th'e work which Chris­ tian missionaries from Spain performed . amid perils from' wild beasts and wilder .men in* the new world, two centuries i and more before the Onited States was ' founded-forms'one of the'most thrilling pages in American history. An important national industry of France. Germany and Belgium is the cultivation of fruit trees along the highways: The annual revenue derived from the national roads of. Saxony planted with fruit trees rose from $9. • 000 in 1880 to $42,000. In Belgium.. .according to the statistics of 1894. over '•' 4,680 kilometers of roads were planted with 741.571 fruit trees, which fur­ nished the almost incredible sum of $2. - •000.000, 1 In France the production of fruit trees is .estimated at $60,000,000 Why could not the experiment be profit- ably tried in this countiy t':. ' Now that President-Eoubet has par­ doned - vDrurfus, - who will pardon, France? - ' . The college rauit bo-large enough (or a man to And coropinlonBhlp-among thoao- of till own kind. It followa that tho mora exceptional the man the larger will be the college' that he nceda. If be goes Into a place which la too amall (or him, be U likely to bo orcrpralKd as a genlua or avoided at a freak—both equally undesirable extremes. ' - ' Apart from this the question of choosing a large or small college is like the question of settling in a large or small city,' The man who goes to the large place takes more chances (or good or for. ill. Be increases the poaaibilitr of drat rate success. Ho siso runs the risk of'being overlooked in a crowd.' *. * • ' '. - Ai between two- colleges ot equal merit-other­ wise the smaller'is. best able to secure a reason­ able degree of development for all its members, while the larger is best qualified to give the high­ est opportunities to those who take full advantage ot them. ...\ Deputy Hedin of the Swedish riksdag has lately published-a book in which he urges that steps Bhould bo taken to guarantee the neutrality of Sweden. Norway and Denmark in the event of a European war. *.Mr. Hedin wishes the three northern nations to make a treaty by which .they shall pledge themselves to give aid to.no power A war nor hinder any in' the prosecution of it Such formal action would, bo merely carrying out the traditional policy of the Scandinavian countries. They have been neutral as far back as the seven­ teenth century and have' also labored to prevent wars' between other nations, as when they Bought to avert the Crimean war.' Neutrality can always be declared in time of war. but Mr. Hedin believes that it would be better to pledge it in advance and so avoid'any suspicion that\It'might'be\,compelled by the cir­ cumstances of the moment. It is not difficult to see the ulterior motive of the Swedish statesman's prop­ osition. Brave.and.valiant.as they are; the three Scandinavian countries, even united, would not be an important fac­ tor in a European wart - Their combined population does not excee'd 9,000,000. and in the event of general hostilities, they would be a templing bait for the stronger, and. more aggressive powers. s . .... Admiral FarragutlTold flagship, the Hartford, which has been reconstructed at the Mare Island navy yard. San FranciBco. is again in commission and will Boon sail around the Horn for New York, where she will be used as'a train ing ship s Aa compared with modern warships, the Hartford is small'and vulnerable, but her history entitles her to a place in the navy alongside^ the frigate Constitution. If for no other reason, the preservation of this historic ship, as well as \Old ironsides,*' is fully justified as an inspiration to the young Jack Tars and a' reminiscence of naval heroism in the past \\' 1 Snowden is a remarkable township in Alleghany county. Pa: With farm prop­ erty assessed at over $500;000,' it has neither church, .minister, physician, .lawyer, almshouse nor- saloon. .While the people may not. .be positively pious.' there seems, to be-' pretty \goodevidence that they are not wholly •bajL.-:..V- ; V- Professor Semon in his book \In the Australian' Bush'\ characterizes ithe treatment,of the natives by the settlers as constituting on the whole one of, the darkest, chapters in the colonization of Australia. ' 'Everywhere and always,' he writes, \we'find the same process— the whites arrive and settle in the hunt­ ing- grounds ot .the blacks, who have frequented them since .the .remotest time. ^ They raise paddocks, which, the blacks are forbidden to enter. They breed cattle, which the blacks are not allowed to approach. Then -it happens that these -stupid savages do not know how to distinguish between a -marsupial and a placental animal and spear a calf or a cow instead of a kangaroo, and, the white man takes revenge for his mis deed by systematically killing all the blacks that come before his gun. This, again, the natives take amiss and throw a' spear into his back when' be rides through the bush or invade his house when he is absent, killing his family and servants. Then arrive the 'native police,' a troop of blacks from another district, headed by a white officer. They know the tricks of 'their race and take a special- pleasure in hunting down their own countrymen, and they avenge the farmer dead .by killing all the blacks in the neighborhood, sometimes also their,women and children.\' . I ItJiaB come to our notice that the \other kind\ 6f i Dntter i 'ha8' been, served people who have^ask'ed, for our product,' and'to protect the. consumer we have decided topnt all our butter up in prints or jars until further notice. • ' \•-'/ , - . - '•' . .\' . . , .' * \\' ; . r . Our product has,been judged by experts and scored 99r It is. good, and tho' •prints are Warranted-to be as^unoas the jars. If you want less than 5lbs ask for pTmband -seeMatithaatfiislabelonlheivrapper .'-j. '* , - '*''•-.. ' ' ' v Fayettel>itteiCream&y s Company * ; . , • FAYETTEVILLE,N. : Y. Piatt H. Smith BANKER Fayetteyille Has the security and all ihe -f acilhics f or doing a banking - business that State or,Na- '' tional banks have , : The Accounts of Individuals j\ Merchants, Manufacturers and Corporations' Solicited Collections Cproniptly made in all parts of the United. States or .Canada P. H. Smith Fire, Life and Accident A. T. 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With an inexhaustible sup­ ply of confection to draw upon.- Mr. Farnsworth'8 facilities for accumulat- ipgwives seemed almost limitless: - Had not some presumably envious person caused an injunction 'to be served on his towering ambition there is no doubt that'Mr. Farnsworth would have won the world's championship as the most numerously mSd man Various Industries are suffering from the scarcity of steel, the mills b.elng.un- able to keep up with the. demands. Some railways find their work very much de­ layed, and several construction con-, tracts will fall of completion 'at,con­ tract dates. In the meantime steel mills are being worked to their full ca­ pacity, \arid the capacity of, plants\ Is being\;very materially increased. There promises, to be delay also in fulfilling navy contracts. ..... Addison Cole... Artistic ; ,; r \ Sign Painting Graining and Interior Decorations Pianos and Orgons oloaned, toned and re­ paired Jand [satisfaction guaranteed. 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