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CURE FOR GRIME
111 MOTHER LOVE
FRENCH DRAGOONS WITH AUTOMATIC GUNS GETTING RANGE
Pension Act as Better
ing Home Care.
REPORT AFTER INQUIRY
juvenile Delinquency Checked or Made
to Disappear Where Parent Re
mairs With O Idren.
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Chicago. III. Oct. 2- Mother love
ar.d mother care are the host cure for
juvoni delinquency and therefore a j
lewrrful preventive of crime. J
Pro:. Robert II. C-iult of Northwest- ;
rrn ur.'.v ersity. editor of the Journal
of OrUni.ial Uv and Criminology, yes- i
terdi.- presented this conclusion to the i
rounul committee on crime, for which
i:o has been In ventilating for several
ironths. His finding was an indorse
ment of the operation of the mothers'
"This Inquiry." he said, "shows that
iuver.i:e delinquency is checked or
made to disappear In those homes. J
otherwise fit. where the family is en
itbled to nupport itself without its be
ins necessary for the mother to be
away from her children at work all j
"If the mother's pension operates to
check delinquency." asked Morgan I
Davie.?, counsel for the committee.
-would you pay It operates to prevent !
"Most certainly." was the answer,
"as it checks in the child the wayward
mArv tVtit In tha min ticwrhmou the
, , ; .. ! supervision ot the officers of the 'funds In discussing the studies of the pris-
, ,.. f,lto parents' dt-partment of the juvenile ; oners in the house of correction Pro-
main part, was a statement of the pro
frress made with his task, but he out-
While the Germans have wrought
more havoc with their enormous
Krupp siege guns than with any other
engine of war since the trouble in
Europe began, the French have reap
ed their best results with their deadly
automatics. These French automatic
puns are reported to have mowed down
whole columns of Germans, and their
effectiveness has been Increased . by
the close formation of the German
armies. Photo shows French dragoons
defending a passage against the Ger
mans, after finding the range xof the
I probation office the two groups are ! fes-sor Cault said that a number were
alike. On the whole there is the same I found in such mental condition that
i number of children in a family, there tiiev could, through legal process, be
lined an inquiry so broad in its scope
that members of the committee were
convinced it would be one of the most
thorough official Inquiries ever con
ducted in the I'nted States.
" A cfiuir et tha rolurinn hptwppn twiv-
.Ninety-seven 01 tno ramiues eoum
is the same economic status in one as
in the other, and they live in the same
A tabulation of data on the families
benefiting from pensions showed these
erty and juvenile delinquency.
said, "is well under way. Several in
vestigations In other cities point to
the close relationship between juve
nile delinquency and dependency. Our '
problem in this section of our investi-;
giition is to discover the effect of the j
mother's pension and the supervision j
that it presupposes upon juvenile de
linquency in the homes.
Compare 100 Families.
pent to a state Institution for the in'
bane, and they were so committed.
Mrs. Britton Makes Report.
Mrs. Gertrude Howe Britton of the
board of education believes England
and Scotland can show Chicago a few
tilings in crime prevention through the
I not have got along decently without I care of children with mental defects.
: the pensions.
"Thirty-eight of the families are bet
' ter off now than they were during the
; father's lifetime.
"In 74 of the families improvements
are noticeable, due to the probation
j oflicers' supervision.
j "There was delinquency in 11 of the
! families when the pensions were grant-
"To this end we have selected a There is delinquency in eight fami-
group of 100 families that have tome,ij,fl now, hut the detailed results will
under the benefit of the mother's pen-.suow t;,at much of the delinquency now
sion law and are comparing it with a j in those families is due to children and
group of 100 families that would bejotner relatives above the age of 14
-I:g;t! to the pension but who are w ho nave returned to the home sub
tporad:ca:iy relieved of their neceasi- j p(.qufcnt to the granting of the pension
ties only by the county agt nt. ; and to whom tne pension and supervi-
"Exrpting for the pension and the('sjon 0f t)1P officers do not apply."
' T t c- Ilptttnn muHa nor ronnrt nn tho
studv of vice conditions for which she
was sent abroad by the board of educa
tion to the committee on school man
agement during the day.
The trip abroad convinced Mrs. Brot
ton. according to the report, that the
Chicago schools must recognize the
following four thtngs:
A large percentage of social misfits
have previously been recognized as
mistits during their school life.
IJecause the school is the most influ
ential factor in character formation,
the social failures are essentially a
vital school problem.
While the school misfits are usually
I recognized by those in intimate con-
tact with them, the faculties for deter
mining in each Individual case the ex-
act condition and the proper treatment
of the same are far from adequate.
Laws in Other Nations.
Other countries., particularly Eng
land, have found It not only advisable
but essential that the school authori
ties be in possession of as exact data
as possible concerning the physical
and mental ability of every child.
"It may not be necessary to amend
our laws." reads the report, "but at
least a careful analysis of the present
laws should be made so that we might
be able to better see the possibilities.
"The child w-ho is out of school be
cause of trouble at home, or who is
unable to keep up with his class on ac
count of defective vision or hearing,
aching teeth, hunger, or lack of proper
clothing, is almost sure to get into
SIMON & LANDAUER
Corner Second and Harrison.
W7E want you to see
" the values we
show vou in suits
$15, $18, $20 and $25.
There's nothing unusual about
these prices unless you see
tiie clothes; then you'll under
stand what we mean when
we say they're the greatest
offered in cloth
The new fall
ings are beautiful, new
shades in tartans, checks
and stripes; regimental
The most extreme val
ues ever sh
$18, $20 an
It's time for a light weight overcoat. You'll
find the right one here. Balmacaans in greens,
grays, tans, and black and white mixtures. $10 to $25. Chesterfields in oxfords and
black, $15 to $3. Sp endid displays in every size and proportion.
p v J M va f?
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own at $i5. 'wmMmmifL I
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Icndon. Xo contrast between Ea-
g!il and foreign ways has so im
pressed American tourists as the re
ception of the recruits here during war
time. An idle crowd stands during
the day around the recruiting stations
I watching the applicants. At evening
wheu the newly enlisted men march
out in a column of fours wi'i some
attempt at a military swing, singing
cr whistling. "It's a long, long way to
Tipperary," heads pop out of win
dows and crowds gather on the curbs,
but there is seldom more than faint
iiheering, if any at all. There is none
tf tjie running up to.hund tie men
tobacco, fruit or flowers, common to
mere emotional peoples.
Once in the forces the recruits, who
are mostly youths, may be seeu march
ing to the parks fpr drill, but eveii
t.ien they are watched only by voice- j
less idlers. The last seen of them in i
Ixudcn is ou the platiorni of one of
the great railway stations, to be sent
:io one knows where. Ceuerally they
depart in the night.
There is something grim and imper
sonal about t ie English way c taking
the w:ir. But the American cannot
turn cn a loidon street without meet
ing an extended hand for some fund to
benefit the soldier. "Tommy Atkins"
is-.ot made much of individually, but
collectively his comforts are well
looked after, even to the question of
tobacco in the firing line.
it, I ' U Sir w KJf t
The Beer of Qualiiy
And they've been "lining up" for
generations. Millions of men men
who demand absolute purity and per
fect flavor. They all take to and they
all stick to Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer.
E. T. MURRir.',
Phone Rock Island 1CC.
1S0O-18O2 First Ave, Rock Island, III.
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the practical absence of blood-poison-
mg cases, lias Deen a surprise in view
of the "deadly effectiveness of the
modern army weapons.
"The antiseptic treatment of wounds
almost immediately after, their inflic
tion has a great deal to do with the
fact that cures are effected in such a
short time as has been demonstrated
Beerbohm Tree and Sir George Alex
ander were among the first to recog
nize that war is a time when formal
ties are at a discount.
When people are cutting off their
luxuries, and many In mourning or op
pressed with anxiety for relatives at
the front, theatre going suffers a sharp
decline. In the interests of the many
in the London hospitals." said one of people who depend upon them for a
l itouertiaiu -n Austrian capiain,
i wounded in the battle of Shabats, is
quoted in The ISohemia. a newspaper
! published at Prague, in part as fol-
"The Servian artillerv is excellent.
accounted for in part by the circuiu- i
stance that fighting in its own country j
It is fully familiar with the terrrain. j
As a result their range is good, all the;
more so since they are given by the j
natives information which we cannot i
get, of course. Generally the direction j
of advance of our troops Is given by
the Servian peasants to their army
by the lighting of straw fires. In the j
sepulchre under the church in Sliubats '
we found a telephone station with!
wires running to the various Serviaii I
"But the Servian soldiers are brave.
Some of our tactics are peculiar. .No'v
land then numbers of them permit
themselves ir be made prisoners of
J war for the mere purpose of support
j ing a plan of ambush. Cases, too. have
i been known in which prisoners of war
made attacks on our men with hund
gn nades concealed by them. The
confusion resulted from this has in
many instances resulted In the escape
of I lie prisoners.
"We have found that women tight
us with rifles, while even children are
employed to throw bombs. A twelve-year-old
girl, who was shot through
the legs, and was taken into the no
pital at N'eusutz, boasted of having
tnrown sixteen bombs umr.ag Auto
Loudon The rapiditv with which
Hie wounds of soldiers are healed, aud
the physicians in attendance upon tho
wounded British soldiers.
"While surgery lias made wonderful
strides in the last decade, the results
might have been different were it not
that the antiseptic preventitive meas
ures have been applied with the uf
"Another very important reason lies
in the fact that the bullet fired from a
modern rifle travels with such velocity
as to obviate the danger of a ragged
wound, and unless a vital organ lies in
the path of it, the recovery presents
no over-difficult problem."
London The war has brought about
two innovations in the leading London
theatres, a reduction of price, and the
privilege of sitting in the best seats
without wearing evening dress. The
stalls of Loudon houses which corres
pond to orchestra seats in America are
ordinarily sold at two and a half dol
lars, but several of the principal the
atres have reduced the price to two
dolars. Although there was no hard
and fast rule there was a custom
which only a few independent people
had the temerity to violate that every
i occupant of the fetalis should wear eve
ning dress. The exceedingly fashion
able theatres controlled by Sir Herbert
living tht managers are doing their
best to keep their houses open. Profit
sharing has been adopted by many
London and provisional establish
ments. London The number of "alien en
emies" in the United Kingdom, which
is estimated at from 50,000 to S0.000
including women and children, daily
becomes a matter of more concern.
Most of the better class have re
ceived police permit to remain at lib
erty, reporting at stated times to the
polce stations. Of these many contin
ue in employment, but the discharging
of clerks, teachers, . governesses and
servants of German or Austrian birth
is becoming more common as the
war feeling grows. The women, who
are required to register with the po
lice, are supported by charitable funds
or out of the "00,000 marks appropri
ated by the German government for
the relie'f of subjects in England. Bat
tiie vast majority of unemployed and
penniless, who are a charge on society
and a source of concern to the police,
have been gathered into various de
At one of the?e camps at Aldershot
ther, are over 2,000 inmates. They
live in a tent within a barbed wire en
closure. As an extra inducement to
remain Inside the barbed wire, tiie
prisoners are deprived of thfir shoes.
Other large camps are at Liverpool
and Manchester. It is expected that
the prisoners will soon be put to work
ine th fields, just as all the detained
aliens have in Germany.
In the great steel and glass pavilion
known as the Olympia, where fashion
and nobility gathered for the annual
military tournament aud the horse
show recently, some six hundred Ger
mans, Austrian s and Hungarians are
The prisoners have plenty of space
for exercise, which takes generally tiie
form of chilren's games. They run af
ter each other and shout like boys in a
The Use of Bisurated
In these davs of almost universal in
digestion, dyspepsia and other stomafii
trouble, the recent announcement by a
great specialist that pure bisurated
magnesia is an almost infallible rem
edy for nearlv all forms of stocKico
ticubli?. will come as a welcome 8r;
prisa to all suri'erers. A ;easpcouul
in a little water immedjatelv after end
ing, or whenever pain is tVlt. neutral
izes the excess acid, and instantiv
steps th? fermentation ami pai:i
Those who use bisurated manit-sia
regularly for a week or to usual.lv
find that the trouble has entirely dis- (
at peai ed, and norm;)! dim -lion is com
pletely restored. tAJv.i
TMOX & LAXDAUER
Corner Second and Harrison.
Get under a winner
OU might as well have
the satisfaction of
knowing you're wearing the
hat that is leading the race.
Tne S. & L. "Motor
is the hit of the season. Ls here in
the three best colors mirjne, b'ack
and tartan, with contrast bands.
And the Price O
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