ms juumtjiiugpgHpMi'The Hon. Sir Ford North, Judge of the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice, Aug. 10, 1800, granted to The London Times :an injunction restraining Mr. Lane, a publisher, from reprinting speeches of the Earl of Rosebery admittedly taken from The Times. The Judge held that the reporter had a copyright in his report, and that this copyright hadbeen acquired by The Times.In November, 1899, this decision, on tne appeal of Mr. Lane, was reversed by the Appeal Court, which held that a reporter had no copyright of the report of speeches giving not only ideas, but words in whicn ideas were expressed. The Times then appealed the case to the House of Lords!GERMANY'S MANY PRIZES.Estimated that She Will Get 250 Awardsat the Paris Exposition.BERLIN, Aug. 6.—Tlieodor Wolf wires to the Berliner Tageblatt from Paris that Germany will get more first prizes at theexposition than any other foreign natiomHe estimates the number at 250.Germans'-, will be first in industrial arts, with 20 Grand Prix and 100 gold medals.STATUE TO FREDERICK WILLIAM.The Kaiser Makes a Notable Speech atthe Unveiiing in Bielefeld.BIELEFELD, Prussia, Aug. 6.—At the unveiling of the statue of the “ Great Elector ” to-day Emperor William delivered a notable speech, dwelling upon the dark days of the Thirty Years’ War and the “ imperishable service ” rendered by Frederick William in building up the country in the hope of establishing a greatnorthern empire, which tjne day shouid draw together the German Fatherland.“ This wonderful result,” said the Emperor, “ has finally been fulfilled, and chiefly because every Hohenzollern Prince has been animated by the consciousness that he was only an earthly governor and had to render an accoul't to a higher King-“ To me it is, perhaps, granted to fulfill a part of the ‘ Great Elector s dream. What he could only point to we are now able to take VP on a larger scale because we are united in the Fatherland and marching forth in an army consisting of the sons of every hamlet in Germany-to support tne black, white, and red flag, which showsthat the arm of the Kaiser reaches to theremotest parts of the world. Without the ‘ Great Elector ’ this would have been lm-^41 If every one takes the same view of the task of the Elector, then I am convinced that great -times are still in store | tor our groat Gorman t athoilancl.the gates, it was to be surrounded and tne escort seized. Simultaneously a dash was to be made for the Maxim, the. guards on and off duty, of which there were about 200, were to be overpowered and disarmed, and telephone connection with Pretoria ■ was to be broken.' It was argued that fear of hitting the President would prevent indiscriminate shooting by Boets who appeared upon the scene. -iAll this would have been the work of a moment, and within five minutes the force Would have been dashing for the fort opposite the Racecourse and less than a mile away. The movement was to bb’covered by the armed prisoners of war, and wrould have been materially assisted by the presence of the President, who would have occupied an exposed position while being hauled up the hill in his carriage. Any resistance by the few men In the fort could easilv have been overcome, and. once inside/the 2,000 men would have been masters of the situation. The prisoners had learned that many thousands of reserve rifles and a large ouantity of ammunition -were in the magazine directly below the defenses of the fort, and that the storehouses o^ the fort were filled with provisions. . . ..With the President a hostage inside, itwas agreed that the Boers would be afraid to shell or storm it. and in any case the men were resolved to held it to the last; Pretoria w'ould have been dominated by the guns of the fort. The authorities were to be informed that so long as the garrison were unmolested thev would refrain from anv overt act of hostllltv against the capital. It was Intended, however, to co-operate with the British investing army if on its arrival the.Transvaal Executive carried out its resolution to defend Pretoria. A strict Injunction hod been laid down that no personal affront should be offered to President Kruger .and that he should be provided with every comfort and privilege that was not calculated to endanger theenterprise.STOWE'S TRIP UNOFFICIAL.Letter From Him Say* He I* TakingA Vacation Outing.WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 — Assistant Secretary of State Cridler to-day received a private letter from Consul General Stowe, . in South Africa, written on July 11, just prior to Mr. Stowe’s trip into the Boer country. The latter speaks of a contemplated ten days’ vacation, indicating thatit will be purely for pleasure and the recreation of his health. _■This is the onlv wora received from Mr. Stowe on the subject, and the department has no information concerning the report from South Africa that the railroad train on which Mr. Stowe traveled was wrecked by a large force of Boers. The trip has no official significance whatever, and is made within a period of ten days’ leave.Kitchener After De Wet.
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