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Interested in 'education need no longer' hesitate tje
cause teaching involves too severe a financial
IN the course of a vigorous attack upon the unit
rule ii'the pre-Convention conference of Demo-,
critic delegates at Albany, former Justice Samuel
Seabury delivered straight into the car of Charts F.
Murphy words that must have revived for the Tam
many Boss a. vivid and painful memory of eight
It be-ran on a June eveninr in Baltimore 1912.
The convention band had been plavinr the
.tT dreamy strains of "The Rosary" and the'Medita-
K IahH fN. "TfeiSe'i whn Witlbm tcnnmiK RrV.ln
.' rose m a crowded convention hall and in one of the
vtui-jnost excoriating speeches -ever heard in a political
"J"' gathering told-the bitter truth about Mr. Murphy
- and Mr. Murphy's pocket delegation from New York.
It was a thunderbolt.
Theechoesof it never ceased reverberating at Bal
timore until Woodrow Wilson received the 990 votes
that gave him the Democratic nomination for Presi
dent, and Charles F. Murphy went back to New
iVork the worst defeated and discredited boss that
fever slurtk out of a National Convention.
The country has not forgotten.
Neither, we think, has Mr. Murphy.
ANDERSON. THE UNSELFISH.
INCLINING a more acquiescent ear to Anll
, Saloon League pleadings thai he run as an
independent candidate for the United States
Senate on an anything-to-beat-rVadsworth plat
form, Prohibition Boss Anderson declares:
"I prefer my present Job to any political office,
end I should not for a moment seriously entertain
any proposition which intolted eten the remotest
possibility of election." f
This will raise the hopes of thousands of New
York toleri who are eater ts see this Anti-Saloon t
League head a candidate for any office in this com
rnonweahh, from Governor to constable.
On his own showing, however, Anderson ought
to be content with nothing less than the Republi
can nomination for Cotemor.
The resuU if that case should be supremely
A PURIFICATION COMMITTEE.
' OENATOR BORAH seems in deadly earnest in
his effort to' Investigate the "contesting dels
gatlons'from the South.
To get the facts he proposes that the invest!
" gators sit at Chicago durirfg the convention and
''quizz the rival delegates and manager on the spot
and before the deed is consummated.
Such a committee as Borah recommends would
virtually be a referee on the Committee of Cre
dentials of the Convention. Had sudi a committee
been in existence in 1912 the political history of the
United States might very possibly have run in very
Such a committee; if it had the confidence of the
public, could have; quashed many of the cries of
" "burglary." It might even have affected the acljon
' of the steam-roller. There might have beenvno Bull
Moose bolt and the Old' Guard-might have been
swept out of power In the Republican Party on 'the
strength of the real progressive sentiment then in
, .J the ascendant.
As matters sjand, however, it is a serious ques
tion whether any committee which apt to be
chosen will have either the will or the power to
purify the perennial Southern delegate scandal in
the Republican ranks.
Public confidence in such a committee will not
be increased if it is selected in the normal manner
that is, through appointment of a sub-committee by
the Chairman of the Committee on Privileges and
Elections. ' The Chairman of this committee is Sen
ator Dillingham of Vermont, one of the stanch
and dependable musketeers of the Old Guard.
' "TheTecond LINE."
itnnHE second line of defense" is the way :n
1 which a committee of New Jersey edu
catora describes the army of schpol teachers in an
enlistment appeal to New Jersey high school grad
It is an apt and truthful statement.
A vigorous campaign for normal school students
is no' in order.
For the last year the need for emphasis in sdioo
affairs was tp secure salaries which would reward
the teachers and the trained tteachers in the ranks
, of this army of demoOTcy that fights in the school
That battle has been won in New York Start;
Teacher salaries now are generally adequate, as the
result of educating the public to the need.
Now the emphasis should .go to enlisting new
teachers. With the new salary schedule, teafhing
has again become a desirable field of endeavor with
a future. Now that the public has' been educated,
there is every reason to expect that teachers' salaries
will continue to be attractive.'
No young man or woman should enter the teach
ing profession looking no further than the salary.
uchtwillinot,5ucceeik jBuM is fortunate that those
CONDITION, NOT THEORY.
THE EVENING WORLD holds no brief for the
truckmen who have been refusing, to move
goods handled by non-union stevedores and freight
handlers. Their tactics have been unjustifiable and
merit severe public condemnation.
This Is not an instance where the sympathetic
boycott Is justifiable, if it ever Is.
But William Fellowes Morgan and his associates
are making a' serious mistake In the tactics of their
opposition. Sucn action as they propose would
merit and receive public approval after they had
made sincere and liberal-minded efforts to settle
the dispute amicably and by negotiatidn.
Whatever their intention, their announcements
have been phrased so unfortunately and in such
truculent tone that they are interpreted as an open
ing gun in a campaign against union labor in New
The replies of the truckmen are no less truculent,
and the scene appears to be set for a fight unless
some moderating influence makes itself felt.
Of all times this would seem about the least de
sirable to stir up industrial strife. If the com
mercial bodies wish to do the maximum of harm to
the public, now is an excellent time for labor
bailing. . s,
New York's principal need at the moment is
building. A generally satisfactory settlement has
been negotiated with the building trade? workers.
Do Mr. Morgan and his associates imagine for an
instant that the builders will hot refuse to erect ma
ferial hauled by non-unipn truckmen who appear to
be bearing the first thrust of an anti-union campaign.
Mr. Morgan's organization is facing a condition,
not a theory. By taking the offensive insjead of
exercising moderation and working for conciliation.'
he prejudices his appeal.
The public is no more in favor of "outlaw" capi
tal than "outlaw" labor.
Let us have peace on the basis of .mutual under
standing. If there must be war, -let it be after arbi
tration has failed.
, ALSO WHEELBARROWS.
PRESIDENT LA GUARDIA of the Board of
Aldermen has come to bat with the scintillat
ing suggestion that the Staten Island transit muddle
be further complicated by, the use of any municipal '
He mentions patrol wagons, ambulances and hose
carts as suitable substitutes for trolleys and buses..
oy an means! yvny not?
A steam-roller would be able to haul fa heavily
loaded train of dump-wagons from one erid' 6 trje
island to the other in the course of a few days.
It might be possible to place steam shovels at .
strategic points to load passengers.
Mounted policemen might speed to the ferries
carrying passengers in front and behind.
If necessary, Manhattan might even dispense with
its ash and garbage collection carts and let Sjaten
Islanders ride to work in them.
' If this were the general reaction from the la
Guardia' "soft-boiled shirt," The Evening World
would have to retract all comment on the "3o-Cent
yoke." It would be economicahat double the price.
REFUSED WITH THANKS.
MME. DESCHANEL has refused the otfer of
the extra special millinery creation de
signed for her by the artists of America's wholesale
French men milliners vote, and in a democracy
those elevated to high position must consiJer the
(sensitive feelings of the voting populace.
Mme. Deschanel refusal was most formal and
most courteous but it was a refusal.
Not even the ten paradise fins "cJunt 'em ten,"
as the sideshow barker is wont to remarks-could
prevail over the influence wielded by the outraged
milliners of France.
The jealousy of the creative artist is traditional.
France always has assumed superiority. French
milliners have been the teachers. .Their present
jealousy is a tribute to American competition.
The pupil has. become a master-workman, a rival
to be feared.
I-ITINO IN HOTELS.
(From tho Milwaukee Journal.)
Tea years from now everybody will be living lu
hotela, predicted the American Hotel Men's Associa
tion tho other day. They were reasoning of course
that the preacnt movement would go on Indefinitely,
um it won i. rney lorgot me old proverb, "When
the tale of tho brlclts grows too long, thon Moses
ne snouma t be so hardy as to say that people
won't be either living In hotels or all out in the
country with little places of their own where they
,work In summer from dawn until dusk and don't
much mind it because they enjoy what they eat so
But the people who make the country haven't
started to live In hotels yet. Soon after they start,
they wilt lay aside every other "problem" and con
centrate on getting home again.
A great many people who think they must have all
kinds of service at the. other end ox an electric button
may not get over the Idea. Hut there are still a good
many millions who havenit adopted that way of think
ing. And, one might' add, they are the ones whose
children inherit tbe land,
Hotels as perfected in America are mlghtf fine
Institutions. And one of their beat qualities is that
they make men and women so amazingly glad and
contented when they get.Mcx noma.
The Unit Rule!
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m Nw,Ywk Entilnf World).
By J. H. Cass'el .
FROM EVENING WORLD READERS
What kinC of a letter do you pud most teadublet Isn't it the one
tfiat gives you the worth 0 a thousand words in a couple 0
, Thin is fine mental exercise and a lot of satisfaction in truing
to say much in feu: words. Take time to be brief.
WlndsTTi or niHhwrdf I scngers leuvlnr and enterlnc trains!
0 u witor or n Ettniif World! and resort to ull sorts of tautlcs to
In building elevated cars, structural ply their trade. I wish the police
strength Is sacrificed to 'get light, ""wioruiea wouia investigate conni-
Why. then. Is the I. R. T.. In Its 1 , ,rv."c " u r,"'J,u ".'?' .A
propaganda for increased fares, al
lowed to cover- four entlro panes in
each car with posters? ,
Of course, accumulated dirt has
made 'the windows almost opaque but
Bthey were Intended to be windows.
8 P. M. ViulurdayM. Hardly a train In
either direction cscunea the scoun
IJewelry and hat snatchers' will
ftoon bo doing bulneq through oppn
car windows. These crooks reach
through nn open window, grab' what-
i umuouruB. ever mev can unu nurry to uio siren.
Whon the corners get loose and tbe Usually before tho victim realizes
nntir flan around the resemblance what has h.mnrniil thn train Is nimln
of the car to the "eight horses" kind j n motion. W. K. '
In Franco Is remarkable. New York, May 6, 1920.
Lately tne cars iook hko ruins, um .
on such does Wy flourish.
s a joke.)
New York, May 7, 1920.
The White Collar Heniedr."
To the BdMor-of The Dreolnc "Wotld:
Was greatly Interested in letter
from Wayne anent the 'Vhlle collar
class." As a fellow member let. me
say lhat I have little sympathy for
their bemoaning their fate. If Wayne
i1t amu thn "vHii:illnn wanted"
columns of the morning papers and
see the Insignificant tnlaries nomp of
our specialty trained members are
willing to work for. Itbelleve he will
share my opinion.
Accountants, N. Y. U. graduates,
with from 5 to 10 years' experience,
wllllnir to work for 11800 per annum,
and yet they cry to Heaven about
working cheap. They make, them
I would become a laborer rather
than work for u salary less than I
think I am worth. The remedy for
the white coHar man Is not to work
at his nrofeseion unless he sets a
real nalury. No business can succeed
without him. l.4t mm have the cour
age of his convictions and not be so
shamefully servile the minute he
enters an employer's ottlce.
P. J. W,
West 129th Street. May 7. 1920.
Woke Up thr nmce.
To toe Editor tit Tbe F.iwiln World
I read Mr. Waynes article on a
White Collar Union and I heartily
agree with him. 1 would advise the
readers of this column to send in
lomc suggestions as to how we can
arrungo a meeting. Then a commit
tee could bo picked to Interview tho
American Federation of Labor. -If we
can show thorn wo mean business, the
rest will bo easy, oclleve me, Wayno,
jxiu woke up some of our office help
Keep It up. uood work.
TBN UPTOWN CLERKS.
The II. C. of Orrralls.
To the Editor of The Oeninc WdtM :
I noticed In last week's livening
.World the (protest) ad. from the
Sweet-Orr Company about tho over
all movement.. They felt very bad
about it and went on to tell us how
It would harm the men thru MUST
have overalls, and that even now the
supply was not plentiful. They did
not explain why we must pay $4 for
tho overalls that were 75 cents before
tho war. It does not require much
brains to sec that. this Is a prear
ranged excuse to 'boost their overalls
still higher. In exposing tho large
profiteer concerns why leave them
out? Because they give 'vcm a full
page ad? I hope not.
Local 51, Brotherhood of Painters.
Caatton Again! Pickpocket.
To tie Editor of Tie Exinlnf World)
Permit me, through the People's
Column, to caution patrons of tho
elevated against pickpockets and
Jerwtlry and hat matchers, . Many
people fan prey to tneso wretches,
who would not hesitate even to re
lieve poor shop girl of her wages.
Thy usuaUy mlngl among paa
The KcBtilar Akn.
To the Editor ol The Citnirn World :
Will some of our bright and Intel
lectual Senators and Congressmen
let ub ,all knpw why a poor ex-army
or navy regular Is not entitled to this
propose! bonus that Is In their hands?
What am we. uu qot j. 1; u.,
An Ex-Army Man.
Mount St. Marr' Service.
To the Editor o The Ernilnc VorW '
1 have read with much interest
Judgo Morgan J. O'Urlen's recent let
ter In the newspapers In which ho re
fore to the regrettable fact that
Catholic educational institutions are
neglected by those to whom tboy have
a right to look for support. Judge
O'llrlcn's refcrenco to Mount St.
Mary's ColleKO Is particularly appro
priate' bocause of the fact that it wiuf
just 100 years ago that there first ap
ncarod at Mount St. Mary's an Irish
lad. seeking employment where he
might acquire learning. In the spring
of 1820 John llugnos was omployed at
tho collPire as n gardener. hl com
pensatlon being board, lodging and
instruction. Seven years later ho wui
ordained a priest. In another ten
years he was referred to as the
"Boanerges of the American Church."
Whatever Archbishop Hughes was
he never failed to say that he owed
it all to Mount St. Mary's.
With John Hughes at college wis
phn Mccioskey, who was born on a
irm In what is now a part of Brook-
. UNCOMMON SENSE
By Jqhn Blake
(Cuprriiht. 1120. bT John BUke.),
KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE, NEXT HURDLE.
Pride in -past achievement gives you confidence. Rut
you can easily have loo much of ft.
Life is avgpd deal like a hurdle nice. The next hurdle
doesn't look so high when you hive tukenthree or our
like it. Rut it is the next uirdle, not the lust one, that you
must think about.
However gracefully yau cleared the last one, your4
problem is getting over the one just ahead.
Take advantage of all the confidence you can got out
of wfiut you have done. Rut always remember that it is
wjint is still to be done that is going to count.
Napoleon -irritated his bousting Generals by answering
their stories of battles won with the query, "Am! what did
you do the next day?"
It is hard not to be able to bask in the light of past
accomplishments. Pleasant it is to sit back after doing
something difficult and'ndmire ourselves for doing it.
-Rut life is like a moving sidewalk. You have got to
keep up with it or get off. And we are ull born with an in
stinct that prompts us powerfully not to get off.
Keep your eye on the next hurdle. That is the hurdle
that is of vital interest, to you. It is the one on which you
must concentrate all your courage and all your "energies.
For if you don't get over it yon arc out of the race
and all the hurdles you have taken before have gone for
If. you have hlul a little success, make it a big success.
Put the hurdle up a little higher. If you have done one
job Well, find a tougher job and do that belter.
That is what makes progress, and progress is necessary
to the prosperity und happiijcss of every human being just
as it is necessury to the prospprity and huppiness of the
whole human race.
There will be plenty of hurdles to tnkc. Rut when
you have taken one mnkc reudy for another. For success
is just one .hurdle after another, and the man who takes
them as thev come is the man who wins out.
HORNING THE PAGES
Otis Pcaboriy Swilt
Oocirrtjltf, 120, hj rU Fttm PvUWhtef 0.
uw iirw ion vrmuxM nana).
lyn. As a boy young. McCloskey ( Mary's,
ciossod tho East Hlver in a skiii 01
Sunday mornings that ho mlghUat
tend services In the church at the
corner of liarclay and Church Streets,
now known aa St. Peter's, which was
then the only Catholic Church In this
section. It was Cardinal McCloskey
who made possible tho great growth
of Cathollclam in Now York City.
And so Judge O'Brien .Is right when
ho says that New York is largely In
tho debt of Mount St. Mary's. It was
that splendid collego which sent here
tho Hov. Charles Constantino l'lsc,
who was assigned to St. Peter's and'
who was tho first Catholic Chaplain
One of the first and most active
Bishops of New York was Bishop
John Dubois, who founded Mount St.
Mary's. Tho first Bishop of Brooklyn
was John Loughlln, who, In 1834, ap
peared at Mount St. Mary's with his
entlro fortune $200 In his pocket.
That sum was sufficient to see him
through the long years of study be
fore he waa ordained,
James Roosevelt Bayey, first Bish
op of Newark, was a son ot Mounj St,.
And It W11R thn ttirn Tllahnn
Bayley who, dating his letter Autr. 27.
1855, wrote to tho President of Mount
St. Mary's: "Tho bearer, Master
Michael Corrlgan, Is a good boy and
I believe very attentive to his books;
I thoroforo recommend him to you
with a good deal of confidence. If ho
should turn out a good priest one of
theso dnys, so much tho betjor."
The boy thus modestly Introduced
to the mountain college wore for sev
enteen years the arohiepltcopal mltro
of Now York, tho successor of Hughes
and McCloskey, and was succeeded In
turn by tho lamented Cardinal Farley,
Among others given to Now York
by Mount St. Mary'tt was John La
Farge, famous as a colorist the world
I might continue far beyond the
limits of your space or patience nam
ing men who, coming from the moun
tain college, havo honored New York.
Certainly this splendid school, this
pioneer Catholic Institution, must not
bo permitted to stagger In Its efforts
because of lack of support.
. JOSEPH P. DAT.
, 67 .Liberty Street, May 8, 1920.
Lord Fisher and America
Lord Fisher Ukes America. In fact
he seems delighted by all things Amer
ican, according to a passage from his
volume, "Memories and Records? 0
"My yery best friends are Americans.
I was Admiral in North America, and
saw 'American Beauties' at Bermuda.
Thoso, American roses and America fit
women are equal 1 Without question
they are the best dancers In the worldl
My only son married an Amer.can
lady (which rejoiced me). ... I
had such a time In America when X
went over to tho Vrcddlngl I never
can forget the hospitality so bound
ivaa ana so sincerei i rniiv mien
have spentthree years In America (r
i uiiiiumicui in tiavinir visits naru-
estly desired. The reporters (twenty-
five of them) asked mo when I left
what I thought of their country. U
tried to ilodtrn them, hut found tham
all In my cabin when I went on board!)
i-nunmieu u an up in tne one word
I greatly admire 'Hustle 1' and I got
an adhesive label in America which 1
also lovedl Great black block letter
on a crimson ground RUSH. Yon
stick it on a letter or the back of x
The Books of Stevenson .
"Shakespeare has served me best,"
said Robert Louis 8tevenson. "Few
living friends have had on me an In
fluence so strong for good as Hamlot
or Rosalind, The last characteral
ready well beloved In the reading, I
had the good fortune to see, I must
think, in an Impressionable hour,
played by Mrs. Scott Slddons, Nothing
has ever more moved, mora delighted,
more refreshed me; nor has. tho in
fluence quite passed away. lCenTs
brief' speech over the dying Lear bad
a great effect upon my mind, and waa
tbe burden ot my reflections for long.
"Perhaps my dearest and best
friend outside of Shakespeare, ks
d'Artagan, tbe elder d'Artagan of the
Vlcomte do Bragelonne. Lastly I
must name the Pilgrim's Progress, a
book that breathes of every beautiful
and valuable emotion.
"A book which has a great Influ
ence on me Is the 'Essays of Mon
taigne.' The next book, in order of
time, was tho New Testament, and
in particular tho Gospel according to
St. Matthew. I believe that it would
startle and move any ono if tboy
made an effort and read' it freshly
as a book, not droningly and dully
as a part of the Bible."
Such are the books that are ranked
first by' this true artist of the writ
ten word. Other works that follow
In the essay are Whitman's "Leave
of Grass," Herbert Spencer's writ
ings, Lew.c's "Goethe'e Life," the
Meditation of Marcus Aurellus,
Wadsworth. Thoreau, Hazlitt and
Mitford's "Tales of Old Japan."
John William Rogers Jr. has leath
ered together all that Stevenson haa
said in his essays and papers on me
art of writing and collected them in
a volume, "Learning to Write Sug
gestions and Counter From Robert
-Louis-' Stevenson." Tho book, pub
lished 'by .Scrlbners. Is interesting
both to the writer who would study
the art of a master of his medium.
1 and also to the many who love and
lvalue Stevenson-as a friend In let
Kipling and Frank Stockton-
Kipling, like the rc:t of us, has pus
zted over the riddle of "The Lady at
The Tiger," Frank Stockton's teasing
unfinished story. Once the two
writers met at a London rtiub, and
Stockton announced that be was plan
ning a trip to India shortly.
"Fine!" said Kipling, "and the fire
thing that I am going to do will be
to luro you Into taking a tr., in, tbe
JuTicle with me. Then I shall have
Sxu seized and bound by our trusty .
wallahs. Then wo'li lay you on youe -4
back, anu nave one ot our largest ele- , v.
phants come and poise his ample fore- r',J
root rigni over your corenead. Ana
I'll sny In my most Insinuating tofles,
"Come, now, Frank, which was It,
"The Lady or Tho Tiger?' Now, what
would you do then?"
"Oh, that's easy," said Stockton. 1
should tell you a lie."
The Story of Labor
"Organized Labor in American His
tory," by Frank Tracy Carlton, Is ssf
Applcton book which fills a real need,
for a short history of American laboc
Flapper Philosophy -
K pot-boiler by a twenty-four-yeai
old and heretofore unheard of novel
ist Is "This Side of Paradise," or "A
Story of Flaopcrs for Philosopher,1
by F. Scott Fitzgerald, recently pub-.
Itshcd by Scrlbners.
The novel Is a singularly frank an
unabashed avowel of the laws gov
erning tho Inner lite, ot a young
American between the agos ot Ave
and twenty-four. In the course ot
300 or more pages the parabola ot
Introspection on which the egotistic
Amory Blaine i is launched early la
lifo curves through all the mental
phases familiar to readers of Euro
pean fiction and ends rather abruptly
In the sort of courageous agnosticism
omploycd so effectively by Wells. I
iiui iiiai wo wouia suggest uiat tn
writer was unduly Influenced. It la, i
In fact, the first time an Amerioalr",,
of his generation haa done It at all.
And beneath all the foreign Influ
ences there Is a new note, a genially
esLOtlBtical attitude toward "flappers,"
for Instance, which seems to be "the)
Amoryrhad a rather pleasant youth
In the West, perhaps unfortunately
influenced by a mother who gay
htm a strong trend toward tho super-
man and succeeded herself In figure
lng as an American "grande dame.
Ho responacd lacaustically to his en
vironment, enough, at least, to enjoy
a moment or genuine rapture ut
hearing Gcorgie Cohan sing "Yoa're
a Wonderful Girl." But the discov
ery of the flapper, the attemnt tn
analyze and catalogue her. stole this
complacency and upset nis pnlloso-
phy. The attempt to adapt Wmself
to, the American Industrial macbln
proved another stunning blow,
' It will be Interesting to read tm
sequel to "This Side of Paradise."
Serbia lh the War
"From Serbia to Jugoslavia,'' b j
Gordon uoraon tttnun, with a prefaor
by Dr. Slavko Grouttch, la a war corJ
respondent's dramatic story of th
part that Serbia played In the wart
It has just been published by Put
lh I Mi i Ilillu