Secretary Taft and Senor Guitterez have reached an agreement to arbitrate the outstanding issue respecting the sale to the Philippine Government of the Dominican Friars' lands, amounting to about 160,000 acres, involving eight Haciendas, valued at about $2,500,000, which amount has been on deposit in New York for more than a year awaiting an agreement between the principals as to the titles to the lands.
That is a poor general who in time of war leaves camp or fort unguarded or unwatched, at any point or at any hour, for sooner or later he may meet defeat through these very weaknesses, when a proper vigilance might ensure his safety and success.
As a newspaper man with thirty years' activity in the metropolis of this country, the most interesting phenomenon to me is the mental transformation which is taking place among "my kind.
Recently, while in the Himalaya Mountains, a party of travelers made the ascent of a high spur, called Tiger Hill, in order to see that rare and beautiful sight, — sunrise on that vast mountain range of which Mt.
We are glad to publish the following letter, received by Mr.