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Not Enough Babies.
Plenty of Ratifeatiom.
300 Strike Enough.
Br ASTUUJt BeaaBAKK.
Xr. Haggard, iaaecinatrre writer,
Is exdted abont the birta rate.
Not MMgk boWes are bom,
any 1m; feat is, WHITE bafafec
PamflUs are feept down porposdy
and be fears an all-oonqueriiig
70ow inrush free Asia, where
taey Weed freely.
Oafar Germany and Russia are
breeding at the normal rate, ac
eerdine; to Haggard. German ba
bies, as an Englishman, be views
wftb alarm, and as anti-Bebberkt
fro views Russian babies with sas
fkbiiL So bo's worried.
Times bare changed since Mal
thas, who thought too many babies
were arrfvinr d H might be neo
eeeery to kill or bead them off.
Henry George replied to Malthas
by calling attention to a nappy
If that tail continued to grew
tbroogfa life as rapidly as is the
first few weeks, a fall-grown dog
would have a tail ninety feet long
aad be unable to wag it. Bat
Providence takes eare of that
among other things.
At the right moment the nappy's
tail. stops growing. Now Provi
dence and- birth eontroL pins pa
rental caution, have iHsgnssd of
Malthas and created a lack of the
it kind of infants.
tarns to the mothers
of the world, saying: "Come on,
do your doty. Can't yea see mere
Rabies are needed?
Government, It is said.
do something. Oovernasont might
remember what it did when it
needed more wheat. It said to the
aad instead of the
dollar a bushel yea shall have
more than double the prion
The wheat was produced. Way
fat offer some solid inducement to
Bothers for instance, competent
asedicai and nursing stteation free
when the mother is poor, and an
allowance to raise the baby?
Or, if that is too "sorialhwic and
Bolshevistic, why not say at least:
and wnUa they are young we shall
forvht the milk trust or anr
to rob von
We save troubles enough in ear
or made :dle bv re mitann
a. Kirht thssan f ! 1 1
of a milm detisrr senj
ariuaai aeaefi pm I
iil'r . . ' 1. .
m- -7 .. X.
lnreugnout tm, OUJUd
strike of minsrs mS
six-boar day and five-dar vise.
whiom woaM paralyse inJaaftj.
There is enough to da here, wM
et policing Prance, BeeaarabmtW
Madngeif sr with American treap.
read joat now a good efael
encan mr or zVuabedar
Cbcalars are disr i nmsojl Ihi iaiim-
iag judges, teUing 'Vagrjlave.'
te throw off their ilisias slL ail
Tin or -rnpHsaaai, gi
chnrches and the kept
With those -things eliminated,
any the revolutionaries, workers
weald have "the new society of
brotherhood, equality and heppi-
Is that abeolately so? Some
sailors JuaMaisd at sea only a few
days ago. Aa you read this, they
are towed Jato port, where some,
prpobabry, will be banged and
others jailed. They kitted the cap
tain and mate, bat eoald not run
The ringleader doubtless prom
ised them Mbrotberbood, eonatfty
and happiness," bat forget that
nobody left alive nndsrsissd navi
gation. Fifty thousand years
were no "csnitaliaH.
government or kept nrees.M Gen.
Women hunted their neighbors
iug the thieb bones to get the
10rrjyy made driaJdag
caps of the tops of bumaa skaSs.
Art there was not, at that time.
A queer man is at lerrt TT
chnsetts Institute of Technolorv
n- u-ilf "r? ".wne
vwm wuwnax m.r. omitn, will tstJl
bis name and give three nfeX
It is interesting modesty, but do
not suppose that the man who
generously and advertises
hisesorf generously i inferior to
the anonymous giver.
Thetiting is to GIVE. Vanity
and desire for sf-advartieement
and the approval of others were
by wise Providence They are
mainsprings that make us help
Carnegie bad bis name ia moae
on 1e fibrarie, but he did give
The savage that kins a Hon
"wears a necklace of lion's teeth
and the natives praise him and
ask him to tell about it, that be
may fight the next lion. Don't be
little the value of vanity. It
brought Columbus and Lafayette
to this country and pushes many a
brave fighter against the bayonets.
seven miinons. tiv
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mw, prsbaMy i)mw
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mI tcsflrtwe s ee
tofcer IS for mat
tMrtr yea degrees.
Troops Arrest Reds' Secret
GARY, IneL, Oet'lbV-Forty homes,
epeeted centers wf revolutionary
activities, were ratted between mid-
jught and dawn Jsday by United
States soldiers ussier the direettonef
army inteUifonce heedqiiaijert.
Eighteen men -were taken, into
eustody and belt witinefprtr others
in nuiTieaa rakb.i Am army
hradewau calwd into service to carry
away printed jiftipegsnie.
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trot here. TWeOt
ThevWit, 1t weYtaSA. nnmit- a
Msjeret eouneir' ef liiisajb-two whioh
MrcU4 the weak: ? larg-er -gaalaatieK.
Praetka0' all members
of ta eohaeU are aeecuader arreet.
it vm seel. ,'
CoU W. S. Kapes, la eharaw of the
mflUjui aeeraaoM. toear a4aerI'te
bit aoney of ree.oeetSag newsoaaer
men to refraja feoat mearieahHr
nlaees raWed or imWlajU. f those
takes. Tne colonel declined te state
what results had been oe-t&med frets
examination of one suspect who is
said to have given information concerning-
makers -of the dmbel hocssc.
However, there was feverish aetjvltv,
around the headquarters.
Small details of troops were sent
out from headquarters shortly before
midnight, the officers in charge bav
ins; previously been given- secret or
ders. geese Kalds 'Tipped."
In the early houss of the nteralna:
tbeee details reported back with pris
oners and great bundles of docu
ments. The prisoners were- Immedi
ately questioned by Lieut Van Burea
and others of the military staff.
In some instances, the raids were
(Oontinued on Page 2, Column -s.)
Keeping Up With
A FACT A DAY
A reputation can be too
Mr. Granger, who meets
the public at the counter
in The Times business of
fice, says there is a marked
tendency of late to order
daseified advertisements for
one insertion only.
And the reason .is the
advertisers have become so
convinced that results come
immediately from Times ad
vertising that they regard
one insertion as all that is
It's fmttering te The
Times, but nevertheless ev
ery advertisement ought to
be given a fair chance for
maximum results and ex
perience shows that maxi
mum results usually fellow a
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'Flying' Parson To Try
Coast To Coast Flight
In 2 Days With 1 Stop
BATTLE MOUNTAIN, Nev., Oct. 15. Lieut. B. W.
Maynard, the "flying parson," who hopped off at dawn here
on the eastward lap of his transcontinental flight, will at
tempt a cross-continent journey with only one step when he
finishes his present task.
From ftew York to San Diege.
3s.ynard revealed Tiere today that
be aad otbained Bex-mission to try &
flight from New York to San Diego
with only one stop, to be made at
"We have equipped a regular De
Havilaad plane, with extra gasoline
tanks to carrjrf about 315 gallons,"
he said. "We made a trial flight,
carrying over 20 gallons and I think
we will be able to get off the ground
with the extrx weight. If so, we
ean reach Dallas from New York the
i ret day aad go on to San Diego
"In order te Increase our speed
about seven or eight miles an hour
we will take off the regular cable
support aad substitut stream line
Te Blase Way Ver Traffic.
Lieutenant Maynard said he hoped
te demonstrate the practicability of
trans-continental passenger flying in
his two-days' fUght.
Lieutenant Maynard flew more
than MrO miles yesterday in his first
day's flying eastward and stands a
geod chanee of clipping two hours
from his record time West, his an
MINBOLA. L. I., Oct. 15. Two neck-and-neck
air races to the Pacific
coast ware in prospect at Roosevelt
Field here today while mechanics
were engaged in tuning up the mo
tors of the trans-continental planes.
All the fliers expect te make much
better time on the return trip. The
weather was more favorable" today,
aad they now have the advantage of
knowiag the route.
WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY EVENING,
2 HOURS BETWEEN
U. S. AND A DRINK
Cuban Planter to Start Air
plane Line From Key
West to Havana.
NEW YORK, Oct 15. "Two hours
from the land of prohibition to a
drink," is to became a reality by De
cember 1. By that date it is expected
an airplane service will be In opera
tion between Key West and Miami,
Fla., and Havana, Cuba.
The service is to be established as
the personal project of Hannibal J.
De Mesa, wealthy Cuban sugar plant
er, because Mr. De Mesa is a firm be
liever in the safety and future develop
ment of commercial aviation. Mr. De
Mesa outlined his project as follows:
"I have just returned from Europe
on a mission for the Cuban govern
ment. I was astounded at the ad
vance made in the use of the airplane
as a passenger carrier. There are
three lines at present in operation
from London to Paris, Paris to Brus
sels and Paris to Beauville. What will
probably be news in America, a line is
to be operated this winter between
Paris aad Monte Carlo. I bought eight
airplanes to establish lines between
Cuba and the United States. Two are
Goliatbs, carrying eighteen people.
Council of 22 In Raids at Gary Today
: . ;
The illness of Saauejl Gonfaers
temporarily threw into Reorder Jae
proceedings of tne National
trial Conference t4at ..
As, the result of 3ik ardanes
labors veeteraav. Mr. Soeaaers So-
tired toned iast MghUptf a fejfcr
penrature of -101 deepens, aad vafe
not able to attend tberond talil'
today, bt it if nepedftnett hewnV,
os bock saerujs g
Tne Illness M Mr 4Prfe: dis.
confaged the labor group, but they
ralUad their forces undae the direc
tion el- Frank Morrison. Ia the'
Gorapers home on North Capital
street, Mrs, Gompers Is also ia a se
riona .eoadruoa, following a reoeat
stroke of paralysis. Yesterday was
the anniversary of the death of a
daughter ef the household.
The conference did not convene
until 11:80 o'eteek this morning,
when the groan met and endeavored
to reaeh sense eompremise proposal
on the steel 'strike resolution..
After a meeting of the publie group
It leaked out that a bitter debate-
between Gary aad a labor member
of the group had transpired.
Judge Gary declared that the
labor group was trying to foree. the
closed shop on his .corporation aad
using the conference to further the
special Interest of the labor aee.
F rester Rebakes Gary.
J. J. Ferester, president of the
Grand Brotherhood of Railway Clerks
aad Bxnreeemen, who Is sitting in the
public niiaHi arose and demanded to
knew what right Mr. Gray had to
"speak defining the position of labor."
He asekd Mr, Gary sharply whether
he "knew more about the position of
organized labor than Samuel Gom
pers." While he was speaking thus acri
moniously. Dr. Bliet hastily moved
adjournment. Forester refused to be
interrupted and insisted upon his
"right to call Mr. Gary to account."
Forester finished, aad the group
adjourned without taking any action
on either the Gompers resolution or
a compromise measure.
The public delegates came into the
general conference room looking ruf
fled after nearly two hours' heated
Sympathy, for Gempers.
On behalf of the employer group,
Harry A. Wheeler read a statement
in which he said:
"We deeply sympathize with Mr.
Gompers in his illness. We have seen
the strain and the burden he has been
under for the past two years, and
we have wondered often at his ability
to carry such a harden without a
breaking of health."
In the maze of resolutions that were
presented to the conference directly
after it convened was one introduced
by L R Sheppard. of the Brother
hood of Railway Conductors, calling
for a tripartite control of industry by
(Continued on Page 2, Column 5.)
U. S. VALOR CROSS
Awarded for Merit While
Brig. Gen. Cornelius Vanderbllt has
been awarded the Distinguished Ser
vice medal "for exceptionally meritor
ious services" as commanding officer
of the 102d Engineers and as engineer
officer of the Twenty-seventh Di
vision, Secretary Baker announced to
day. "His marked qualities as a leader,"
the citation reads, "developed a high
state of military efficiency in his com
mand." TAKE BKXX-ANS BEFORE HEAU and
now sa seed dJgtaUou makM yeu t ti.
OCTOBER 15, 1919.
Miners Issue Strike Call Tocby
SecVetary of Labor Wftto, wJw wae sjposatsa py tk Praet
W's CaJMMt yestaraay la act as adbttar m Ifefamrs' coav
troversy, that tke mwers' afrfai aaH W pottscamii ai after
a sotiforo-c at Waaenfie, Jalsm L. Lawis, act-af presidssit,
ekckreel today Ae coai vMcistcs vroenel cacse opaaasioBS Mo-
L anlsiiT Aesr dimsaas
Tbe Sacreeary or L-bor iwrkssnem to altaM a ce-fisiv
im tba Capital was accaptasl by Mr. Lawk, ITsaeaaa T.
!( J of Am oos-
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krone rba crjsrfrovarsr aaar ba
One Democratic Senator today de
clared for amending the peaea treaty
while one Republican Seaator eaate
out airalnat amendments la
to the Senate.
The Democrat was Owaa' H Okla
homa, aad the ' KaoaMtoaa Oetf e
mfie Island, who said he wsn?
against amendments, but for reserra
Speaking In opposition te amend
ments, Colt declared they would re
open treaty negotiations by creating
a "new treaty." while reservations
would accomplish the desired end
without sending the document back
to other powers.
He advocated these reservations:
Exempting the United States from
the Shantung article.
Equalizing the voting strength of
the United States and Great Britain.
Relieving the United States from
obligation under Article X and leav
ing it to Congress whether this coun
try will intervene to preserve the ter
ritorial boundaries of political Inde
pendence of a league member.
Withdrawal Frem League.
Making clear that the United
States can withdraw from the league
on two years' notice.
Making plain that each State is the
judge of whether it has fulfilled Its
international obligations, this reserva
tion to be interpretative.
Clarifying the article dealing with
the Monroe doctrine, so as to make
certain that the United States is to be
Judge of whether a dispute comes un
der the doctrine.
Reserving to the United States the
right to decide whether a dispute re
lates to domestic questions.
POILU LEAVES WIFE
WITH NEW HUSBAND
French Enoch Arden, Disfig
ured, Sajs ' 'She Wouldn't
Know Me, Anyway."
r.wwnvi. Oct. 15. The famed story
of Enoch Arden is surpassed by that
of a French corporal now living
here. When the war broke out he
left his wife and child to answer the
call to the colors. He was wounded
at Verdun in 1917. and terribly ais-flo-.itwi
TTls identification disc was
Jost, and he was reported dead.
German Kea cross woreera pickw
him up from the battleneia and a
German doctor patened up his
wounds. More than a year after his
death had been reported his wife, be
lieving herself a widow, married one
of his returned comrades.
Recently the corporal, repatriated.
'Visited Lyons. There he saw his
wife, accompanied by ner new nus-
band and the child. waiKing aiong
the street. He refused to intervene.
"I am the ugliest man in Europe
today, and my wife wouldn't recog
iu ma if t made myself known.
She seems happy so why disturb or
The corporal is now wonting aere
a good position.
estesaetrlst. h. te 4,
22t Celerade Mr-
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OPPOSESPACT ffillliwiS 3iS
mended & 35 per eons) JsMMaae ia
. t -.
9- & ::
U. S. Plea
are asat by tbc oeWaiors.
opaisaVirt anDfiafaa. afcia is
President Wilson was better to
day, said a bulletin leaned by bis ph
eians at noon.
The bulletin said:
The President had. a reed nsaafs
rest, enjoyed his basakissf. and
front a slight heedoeae, eeathaned to
mica InnrnTifiarf The earn
I which caused the Testlaasnnss of.
day night, aad about which Dr. row
ler was consulted, gave no tionala
during the night."
Signed Br Three Pecters.
The bulletin was signed by Drs.
Grayson. Ruff in and. Stltt.
No serious consequences are expected
frem the gland swelling- which has
caused President "Wilson, much rest
lessness in the last thirty-six hears,
according to oficials at the White
House this morning.
The ailment, it Is believed, will net
interfere with the general progress
This belief was borne out by the
statement issued last, night by Dr.
Cary T. Grayson and the otbir physi
"The President had a restless aad
(Continued on Page 2, Column 2.)
King Albert and Consort Doe
Here October 24, as
Despite the illness of President
Wilson and the many disquieting
rumors of its seriousness. It was
learned authoritatively today that
there have been no ehaages made ia
the ofieial plans to entertain the
King and Queen of Belgium at the
White House upon their arrival in
The royal party is now en route to
Washington, and Is due to arrive here
October 24. Whether the President
will be able, physically, to more than
greet his guests and provide a roof
for them while In Washington, ia still
a matter for his physicians to deter
mine, but plans for their entertain
ment while here are going steadily
ahead In almost daily conferences be
tween Breckinridge Long. Third As
sistant Secretary of State, who has
charge of the details of the royal
visit, and Miss Ben ham, the social
secretary of the White House.
It is known that King Albert comes
to Washington not only to visit Wood
row Wilson, but to present the prob
lems of the reconstruction of his
devastated country to the United
States Government. Until their ap
pearance publicly at San Francises
yesterday, the King and Queen have
been living incognito at Santa Baev
bara. Cal. Their trip to Washington
will be in their ofacial capacities,
and they will be entertained ia the
various cities en route.
Plans also for the visit o( lew
Prince of Wales have remained un
changed, and while no definite data
for his coming has been ofncially an
nounced, it is expected he will arrive
about the first of next month.
s h a i
President Wilson was better e- -
PRICE TWO CENTO.
days. Hie answer
committee to say:
"We cannot wait several
wilt have to see yon tats
ana eoate to
to the interests of yoenr
cosapenr. the panttc that
meet with an this afternoon. We
not wait any
for the coaeaanr to eoate to.
ar. Jsnaa then agreed to
en at X o'clock this
before tan caafereace aoaesd Mr.
was told tne ceeanaay aasant awl It
self 'faking a vacatiaa, if this matter
is not settled, by ntfda4autt.M
The 'men assured Mr.
were willing to meet the
half way. but refused, any
of postponing the coaft
That the members of the
are determined to effect a
Is shown by a statement neven te
Times shortly after the mmttnej
H. W. Lyna. president s the
brotherhood, and chairman of fn
committee which conferred with the
"This thing has been
along for maay days. Our
wait no longer for an Increase in
wages. Mr. Ham has offered to area
us a raise of three cents aa
provided the Public Utilities
sion grants the company relief. We
want to hear no IPS." We are Steed
of them. The company most nettle
wit bus by midnight, or Hr. Haas-wUl
find himself taking- a vaeatleav
The other members of the uonisalt
tee were N. L. German, A. B. Dennis.
and. C 12 Penes. Bach of
declared "something would.
if Mr. Ham did not settle with thee
During today's coafsseaee, Mr. Base
said he thought it a good nean to
wait until it was found whether tne
Government would, be suecesafat ha
its campaign to cat Mvhsa- costs. To
this statement the committee aaeent
ed. They declared:'
"Mr. Ham wants to give no S cents
aa hour, and thea,meke as wait until.
tne uevfrsBtsi jwim nhi piiee
which maar be never ;or watt nasi
Congress boosts salaries of
ment emaloyes ana makes it
hie for the workers to soavenlcnltr
ymf a -wmi imt.
There are two ornanli
Alee-es of the W. K. and B.
The brotherhood elalsss a
shin of more than 480
that all of the older
a? tki mmiuar ar
other association is known as Local
arc ' Amalgamated Association of
Uiut u4 KUctrie Baitwaai '
wkha clalma a membership- ox
a -Roth Maaciationa eeaiare
iUm iur membership than
ru.r -Ha alleCBBtS bVC hOOa
to prove which aseociattbst has tne
The AroslgamsJed has demanded a
SO Mr cent increase la wears, Thej
-M-ftttttMr with Rowalnd B.
hany, conciliator of the Denartntei
of Labor, ana nwucmg every cxien
settle the diaonsemn or arnii
u, t we are tuaa ox saaaveaanTana;
wowMr Han very ntnesi to saw
ssltjamont. It ia