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describe Florence, however, in the compass dered how long it would be before a similar prescribed for the volumes in this series, has admirable work would be attempted for Eng. twice as hard a task as the duty placed before lish history. While the present volume is not those who have written on Toledo, Moscow, on the scale of Professor Hart's undertaking, and the other towns already treated. It is for that very reason, and also because it con- patent even to a tyro that, in the case of Flortains attractive texts to the average boy or ence, the task of selection is extraordinarily girl, it mav attain an even greater popularity. difficult
. In the volume before us, however, Of course, in one not very large volume every it has been done so satisfactorily that the important event in English history and every book becomes beyond most a real guide-book. important aspect of that history may not be a guide-book for the serious rather than for the treated, but so wise have been the selections superficial observer. In this volume we have of extracts that the volume deepens the im- the history of Florence admirably condensed, pression already made by Professor Hart's together with a setting forth of the facts and work in bringing to students of history a vivid opinions which every one ought to be familiar sense of reality, because they find themselves with in seeing the city's streets, buildings, and directly in contact either with those who made art treasures. The list of authors who have history or with those who witnessed the events described Florence is already an impressive described. This sense of reality is sure to be one, but the latest addition is worthy of a list followed in the case of the thoughtful student containing such names as Ruskin, Yriarte, by a greater judicial-mindedness, by an aban- and Villari. clonment of narrow prejudices, by a fairer
Sybaris, and How They Lived at Hampton. view, not only of past history, but even of
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parts them from the date of the Hampton Supreme Leader," on the same subject. The book; yet the essays in the volume belong immanence of the Spirit in the world is not to together, however different in form. Dr. Hale be reckoned, as here, from the date of Pente- notes with pardonable pride the fulfillment of cost. Nor is His influence to be conceived, some of his prophecies thirty-one years ago. as here, to be that mainly of a restraining As he says, cable-cars have proved workable power, preventing the forces of evil from
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Notes and Queries
It is seldom possible to answer any inquiry in the next issue after its receipt. Those who find expected answers late in coming will, we hope, bear in mind the impediments arising from the constant pressure of many subjects upon our limited space. Communications should always bear the writer's name and address. Any book named in Notes and Queries will be sent by the publishers of The Outlook, postpaid, on receipt of price. 1. In your issue of October 6, Dr. W. H. and in the modern history Falckenberg. 2. Our opinion
Tolman has an article on “Social Economics in the of it, in general commendatory, was given in our book Paris Exposition," ini which he speaks of the con- columns June 23 last. It is a fairly adequate outline of gresses held and the reports of those congresses. I the views classed under the name of “the new theology." am writing to inquire if those reports can be obtained, and, if so, how? 2. Also, can you advise where a his- Please recommend (1) what you consider the tory or histories of co-operation and co-operative enterprises can be obtained ?
E. R. P.
best secondary or academic school history of Ger
many; (2) the best complete history of Germany, 1. Perhaps by writing to Dr. Tolman at Paris, 95 Boule
with price and publishers.
0. H. B. vard St. Michel, aux soins de Mme. Chalamet. 2. The 1. Russell's “German Higher Schools: the History, League for Social Service furnishes us with the following Organization, and Methods of Secondary Education in list: “ The Co-operative Movement in Great Britain," Germany" (Longmans, Green & Co., New York. $2.25). by Beatrice Webb (Macmillans); “Labor Copartner- 2. S. Baring-Gould's “Germany" in the “Story of the ship,” by H. D. Lloyd (Harpers) ; Encyclopædia of Nations” series (Putnams, New York, $1.50), suppleSocial Reform,” edited by W. D. P. Bliss (Funk & Wag- mented by S. Whitman's “Imperial Germany" (J. W. nalls Co.); “Annual for 1900 of the English and Scottish
Lovell, New York, $1.25). Co-operative Wholesale Societies (Ltd.)” (published by the Societies, 1 Balloon Street, Manchester, Eng.);
Kindly suggest some books which will intro“The City of Perth and its Co-operative Society," by
duce a beginner to the study of biology? A. M. J. Willocks (Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society
Boyer's " Laboratory Manual of the Elements of Biol(Ltd.), Morrison Street, Glasgow); “Co-operative Dis
ogy” (D. C. Heath & Co., Boston) is planned upon the tribution,” by Edward W. Bemis (Bulletin of the United scientific method for high-school pupils. If it is desired States Department of Labor, No. 6, Washington; sent
simply to waken an interest preliminary to the entrance free on application); “A Manual of Distributive Co- on scientific study, get Buckley's “Life and Her Chiloperation,” by Carroll D. Wright (Wright & Potter,
dren” (D. Appleton & Co., New York), and Grant Boston).
Allen's “ Flash Lights on Nature" (Doubleday, Page &
Co., New York). Allow me to ask you (1) the publisher of
Stone's " Public Uses of the Bible;" (2) What is its Please explain 1 Timothy v., 9, 10, “ Let not nature? (3) What is the best short history compre
a widow be taken into the number.” hending the historical events recorded in the Bible? The list of good works here given, in which they were (4) What systematized arrangements of the Prov- required to be experienced, shows that these widows were erbs, either in authorized, revised, or other translations, have been published in English? F.C. D.
a special class employed in the charities of the church. 1. The A. D. F. Randolph Company, New York, were
They were later called presbyteresses. Whether this and probably are. 2. We think it is for the cultivation
class was identical with that of deaconesses is disputed. of good reading by public speakers. 3. Kent's History, “ C. W. G.” asks as to where the lines “ Fair supplemented by Riggs's for the Roman period. 4. See Science spreads her lucid ray," etc., may be found. Proverbs in Moulton's Modern Reader's Bible series; I will say that they may be found in the Ode on also Walls's “Natural Law in Character” (Imperial Science, in an old singing-book published in 1849 by Press, Cleveland).
J. W. Reynolds, Cornhill, Boston. Also, in reply to
"C. W. H." for hymn containing the words, "'Oh, 1. I am much interested in reading up the Calvary is a mountain high," etc., that this is also History of Philosophy. Do you know any better
found in above publication, page 331. The words
“Mercy, O thou Son of David,' etc., are usually set book than Lewes? How is his work regarded by
to the tune Greenville.
A. P. scholars? 2. What do you think of Spence's " Back to Christ”?
“F. J. H.” is informed that Renan's essay, 1. Lewes is a philosopher of the Positivist school, and “La Poésie des Races Celtique,” is contained in his work is one of signal ability. Yet we think we should the volume entitled “Essais de Morale et de Cri. prefer for the history of ancient philosophy Erdmann, tique,” Paris, 1890, page 375 seq.
November 10, 1900
In 1896 President McKin- had so long held it prior to 1896. Though The Election
ley received .271 electoral Indiana has finally broken its record of votes and Mr. Bryan 176. In 1900 the pendulum politics and has voted for vote, as it appears Wednesday morning, the Republican party, the Central West, stands 292 to 155, as follows:
especially Illinois, shows signs of reaction against Republican policies. Mr. McKinley's greatest gains were in the domain
west of the Mississippi. While in the California.. 9 Alabama.
Northwest the majorities of 1896 are apConnecticut. 6 Arkansas. Delaware.. 3 Colorado.
parently maintained, Granger States like Illinois.. 24 Florida..
South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Indiana 15 Georgia.
Wyoming have returned to the RepubIowa.. 13 Idaho..
3 Kansas.. 10 Kentucky
lican side, and there are decreased DemoMaine..
6. Louisiana . 8 cratic majorities elsewhere. Even the Maryland
8 Mississippi. 2 silver-mining States show a strong disMassachusetts 15 Missouri
1? position to break away from the free-silver Michigan... 14 Montana.
3 Minnesota.. 9 Nevada..
party, Utah now being in the column of Nebraska
8 North Carolina 11 Republican electoral votes. The Pacific New Hampshire.. 4 South Carolina.... 9 coast is probably again wholly Republican. New Jersey.. 10 Tennessee.. 12
As to the vote of great cities, the change New York.. 36 Texas.
15 North Dakota.. 3 Virginia.
in New York, Boston, and Chicago is too Ohio... 23
important not to be chronicled. In New Oregon..
York City, though the vote shows a great Pennsylvania 32
Democratic gain over four years ago, the Rhode Island.. South Dakota..
boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx Utah.... 3
give Bryan a much smaller plurality Vermont
than was expected, a fact which may Washington. 4
foreshadow the defeat of Tammany at the West Virginia. Wisconsin.. 12
next municipal election ; the borough of Wyoming 3
Brooklyn remains Republican. On the 292
other hand, in Boston there was a revolu155
tion against the Republican party, the Mr. McKinley is thus re-elected, not only McKinley majority of 1896 being transby a larger electoral vote than in 1896, but formed into a Bryan majority. The great probably by the largest electoral vote ever Republican decline in Illinois is entirely given to a Presidential candidate. At this due to the Chicago vote. Although that writing his popular vote is still uncertain. city voted for Mr. Mckinley, his plurality Every Northeastern State shows that the was but one-fifth of that in 1896. Finally, Republicans have lost ground; nor do the as to Congress, the Republicans have in. group of States south of Pennsylvania and creased their majorities in both Senate north of South Carolina show the gains and House. These gains have not leen expected by the Republicans. The solid confined to any one section, East, West, South seems as solid as ever, with the and even South contributing. While furexception of the decline of Democratic ther returns may change some of these power in Arkansas, a decline offset by details, it is certain that the country has the gain in Kentucky, restoring the elec. given plenary power to the Republican tora vote of that State to the party which party for at least two years more.
A Fair Vote The first duty of all public
The Republican pa
A Great Political Parade citizens of a free common
rade which was held wealth is to unite in securing a free vote last Saturday in this city deserves more and an honest count. Arguments can be than a passing notice. It was a fine specfound for the doctrine that the minority tacle, an impressive political demonstraought to control and the majority to be tion, and, more than either, an indication controlled, but no arguments can be found that the spirit of law and order may be for the doctrine that the majority ought maintained by enthusiastic political parto possess the appearance and be denied tisans under peculiarly trying conditions. the reality of controlling. Threats of The day was a cold and rainy one, and violence, schemes of fraud, contrivances yet more than one hundred thousand men, to reverse by electoral boards the verdict according to the estimate of the “World," of the people expressed through the bal- an opposition newspaper, marched four lots, are destructive of the foundations of miles up Broadway and Fifth Avenue to government in a democracy. So are be reviewed by Governor Roosevelt, who schemes, however veiled, to purchase or stood for several hours in the rain on a intimidate voters. Charges of wholesale stand at Madison Square, much of the purchasing and of wholesale coercion time with bared head. The sidewalks have been made, but at this writing there were lined with people, windows were is nothing to indicate that coercion or crowded, and in many places spectators direct bribery has been attempted to any stood even upon the roofs. Although the considerable extent. But there are two regiments were regiments of citizens in cases at least of attempts to interfere with ordinary dress, each man carried an the judgment of the people which are American flag, which gave color and picunquestionable. One is furnished by the turesqueness to the marching column. threats originating with Mr. Croker, and The spectators stood under open umbrellas, indorsed and approved by the Chairman and were good-natured and appreciative. of the Democratic National Committee, To the credit of the police, who are supcalling upon his followers to interfere posed to be in sympathy with Mr. Croker by violence with the count of the votes and Tammany, it must be said that they if that count does not agree with their own preserved order impartially, although there estimate. That this advice will be fol- was little need for their services. Some lowed to any considerable extent we do one in authority in the city government, not believe, but it is easier to kindle a fire presumably Mr. Croker, had caused to be than to extinguish it, and such counsel strung across the line of march the night should be met by reprobation from men before a large number of banners with of all parties. The other attempt is that these three inscriptions upon them: furnished by the election law of Kentucky,
They may make you parade, but they can't which leaves the count in each county to make you vote against Bryan. be determined by a partisan board. The It is a trust parade, not a Republican parade. “ Evening Post," of Louisville, which
“ McKinley's badge is on my coat, but declares itself a “ Democratic Newspaper,” Bryan's is near my heart, God bless him?" thus characterizes this law : “ The House The obvious purpose of the banners was to election law passed Saturday is vicious in create such antagonism on the part of the conception, infamous in its form, violent paraders that disorder and possibly rioting in its purpose, and a monument to the might ensue. But General Ånson McCook, degradation of the Democratic party.” the Grand Marshal, gave strict orders to The first duty which each State owes to every platoon captain that the irritating all its citizens is the enactment and banners should be ignored, and ignored enforcement of a law which will enable they were. No better illustration is needed every legal voter to cast his vote without of the truth that it takes two to make a fear, and to have it counted without fraud. quarrel. We have the faith to believe that any body of men who openly interfere with
North Carolina is exthis fundamental purpose will sooner or
periencing her first later suffer in public repute the just
conflict between capipenalty of their misdeeds.
tal and organized labor ; and at present
Strikes and Lockouts in