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Has Been Dublin's Health Officer 60 Years By HUGH CURRAN THE subject oi the accompanying photograph u one of the most remarkable Irishmen of the pres cm day. He is unique in the fad that although he hai never taken part in politics he is immensely popular with .ill parties. Entering hi ninetieth yeai he is as active, mentally and physically, ai many a man oi hall IBBBBHH Hp us RHrI v ai HI UTL m W m BP! I iliP- p : i jj k B SmIBBK rrrrrrrrrrrI Ht ' 'mMrrrrVk jP Sit Charles Cameron and his grandson. Yyvyan. in the municipal laboratory his years. Recently hi medical brethren in the city of Dublin entertained him to dinner in celebration of his achieving such a remarkable age and his speech in reply to the toast of his health was in rtSelf a master piece of eloquence spiced with jest and joke. Sir Charles Cameron wa born in 1830, became a medical doctor alter Studying in Dublin. London and Germany, and tor nearly sixty years he has been chief of the Public Health Department of Dublin. The" science of chemistry has been one of hi chief studies and upon it he has written numbers of textbooks which are known throughout the civilized world. The photo graph shows Sir Charles in the Dublin municipal lab oratory explaining some scientific mysteries to his grandson. As teacher and lecturer on medical and u-de, ,, over lull eeniirjS kmm.nn dl ho and some oenci r;1"1"- men prominent in the pro i, isions formed the Cor inthian Club about rwent) years ago. This was a upper and dining club. without any distinctive headquarters, whose purpose was to bring people of all parties together and for the time being, eschewing poli tics, to make them know each other better. Sir Charles was the first chair man of this club, a posi tion which he still occupies. A memorable dinner by the club was one held about ten years ago ig honor of Sir Charles himself. The Marquis of Aberdeen, the then Lord Lieutenant, pre sided and I-ady Aberdeen was also present. When Lord Aberdeen had pro posed the health of Sir Charles there was a scene of tremendous enthusiasm when Lady Aberdeen Stepped behind Sir Charles' chair and kissed him on the cheek Sir Charles is a leader in Iri-h Freemasonry, a member of the Supreme Council of the 33rd degree and Deputy Grand Master of the Order of the Temple He is much sought after as a guest at Masonic dinners and it is recorded that on one night lie presided at dinners of three lodges. They were all held in the same building and Sir Charles managed to slip away from one to the other taking soup at one. fish at another, entree at another, and BO on, and he contrived to make three speeches, one at each dinner. This achievement is publicly unparalleled in the annals of dining out. Sir Charles' father was a Scotsman descended from the Lochiel clan and his mother was Irish. He is equally proud of both. A Granddaughter of the South The Cost of Military Training Bar' tjti " HHBbbsbsbsbsbsbsbW I rHh v IjrB RRRRHRjHtw IjH RRRRRRRk flBBi BSBSBSBSBK JL BBF I mB rrrrSL 'Mkt v RRRRRRRRRRHk ife iPs&dfe' 'jRFaPvRr Rm BbV. ' '.. iP RnRBfeW. v 9m BL 1 BSp BBBBJBJr - KkV jBHBMflBaBMflBBBSulr'C'' (C) Harris 4 Ewintj MAKY CUSTIS LEE THIS young woman is a connecting link between the army of the Confederacy and present-day life in Washington. She is a granddaughter of General Robert L. Lee, who. although he led the armies of the Confederacy and was finally defeated by Grant, has been held in high esteem in the North, both as a sol dier and a man. The kindly feeling for the grandfather is reflected toward Ifisi Lee, and was marked at a Southern Relief ball in Washington February 1, in which the young woman was one of the participants. (From a speech hy Congressman Mondell, Kepublican Moor Leader of the House.) 441 X CONCLUSION, may 1 sum up the tacts of the 1 situation? The Secretary of War has recom mended an army oi 57().(HM) men. to cost nearly a bil lion dollars. Nobody, outside of the General Staff and the administration, is considering any such establish ment. "The committees of the House and Senate are likely to provide tor a Regular Kstablishment somewhere be tween 225,000 and 275,000 officers and men, line and Staff. At the present cost this would involve appropria tions of from $425.(MH).(KK) to $475,000,000. This force could not be reduced by any system of military train ing unless by military training is meant military service. The tendency would be to increase it, as I have sug gested. A system of universal, compulsory, military train--ing, Mich as has been proposed, would cost at least $700,000,000 per year, after the first year. Add to this the cost of the Regular Kstablishment at the lowest figure suggested, $425,000,000. and we have a total of $1,125,000,000, as the lowest annual cost of a moderate Regular Kstablishment and system oi universal, com pulsory military training such as is proposed, without taking into consideration the expenditure of at least $300,000,000 to prepare the camps for the system of training. ' This estimate is, however, much below the cost of the Regular Kstablishment proposed by the bill now before the Senate and the universal, compulsory mili tary training system which it provides. The regular Military Kstablishment provided for in that bill, with out any military training whatever, will cost at least $600,000,000. Add to this $700.000,(XM) as the cost of the universal, compulsory military training system which that bill provides, and we have a total cost of $1 ,300,000, ooo as the minimum cost of the military program' out lined in the Senate bill. "This total is much more than our entire average annual Federal expenditures for all purposes prior to our entry into the European War. At a time when, on the basis of present estimates, we are facing a deficit of nearly $3,(XX),000,000, such expenditures are, of course, unthinkable. As no one anticipates putting any kind of a training system into operation at this time there is no reason why the matter should be determined upon one way or another, until we shall find ourselves in better financial condition. Most Expensive PastimeWar (From Capper't Weekly.) Hen aie BOOM figures that will astonish uv .ue taken from official statistics of what the , iV has cost the United States, not what it wilj cost us, ecattSf Iv the tune we mi u in n nm .si unu Here are the tacts The war cost the United States con more. 1 !,rably ban 2 more than 1 million dollars an hour for in ears. J. The direct cost was about 22 billion i irs, 0r nearly enough to pay the entire COtt of rui the United States dovernment from 1791 up to tin break of the European War. J. Our expenditures in this war were mi nt to have carried on the Revolutionary War a H ,llsiy for more than 1,000 years at the rate of ex; rjitttrc winch was actually involved. 4. In addition to this high expenditure i . y 10 billion dollars have been lent by the United Statei to the Allies. 5. The army expenditures have been more than 14 billion dollars, or nearly two-thirds of our t : war D st. (. During the first three months our war i pendi tures were at the rate of 2 million dollar- . day. During the next year they averaged more I w 22 million dollars a day. 7. Although the army expenditures are less than two thirds of our total war costs, they are neai equal to the value of all the gold produced in the whole world from the discovery 01 America up to the outbreak of the European War. S. The pay f the army during the war cost more than the combined salaries of all the publu school teachers in the United States for the five y.it from 1912 to 1916, 9. The total Nat cost to all Allies was 186 hillion dollars. 10. The United States spent one-fifth of the entire expenditures on the allied side. Digest these figures then get your pencil, s,, you can figure out yotir share. Then write the tax collector and tell him when you will he ready to "cash m.' for "cash in" you must. Labor Opposes Him Htl NORMAN J. GOULD MR. GOULD is the eastern manager of th Major General Leonard Wood Campaign for wods nomination for President on the Republican ticket. Or ganized labor, however, throughout the count: is oD jecting to the management by Mr. Gould, d clarittg that he is the "enemy of labor unions." Res ntolls opposing Gould have been adopted by the Wa Ja! C entral Labor Union and forwarded to Gen. W 1(1 aIld all American Federation of Labor organizati Mr. Gottld is a member of Congress, ami if ver wealthy, having inherited a large fortune front J father, who established the Gould pump manui. u Hiring business. Epigrams From Japan A fog cannot be dispelled with a fan. Trust not to appearances, the drum which makes muc noise is tilled with wind. An angel in borrowing, a devil's face in returning. Good qualities efface not bad, as sugar mixed wit poison does not destroy it. At the foot of the lantern it is darkest. The teeth sometimes bite the tongue and the best friends will sometimes fall out. . The tongue, only an ell long, is angry with the bo five feet long. There is no medicine for lovesickness and a fool.