Our readers will find it well to file away Mr. R. R. Wright's articles on
the Philadelphia Negro for their reference value in the future.
An industrial exposition is to be held in Dublin, Ireland, this summer,
covering fifty-two acres, and lasting six months. It is estimated that 6,000,-
000 people will visit it.
The Brownsville investigation drags wearily and almost fruitlessly
on. The general effect has been favorable to the soldiers, since even their
officers who expressed belief in their guilt have now changed their opinion
and believe them innocent.
The closing of the colored State College at Dover, Delaware, was the
occasion of much social enjoyment and the opportunity for visitors to
witness many evidences of solid educational advancement. President
Jason supplements his own efficiency and vigilance by gathering around
him a faculty of culture and competency. The venerable Chief Justice of
Delaware, Judge Lore, is President of the Trustee Board.
It has been demonstrated by an experiment performed by Prof. Fisher,
of Yale University, that the superior endurance of vegetable-eating people,
like the Japanese, over flesh-eating people, like the Russians, has a scien-
tific basis, and is not accidental, as some have claimed.
He subjected nine men to a diet of their own choice, stipulating only
that they should chew the food thoroughly and give attention to bringing