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PALATKA DAILY NEWS Sunday Morning, December n. PEOPLE 1! IT PIS OF DEMOGRATIG PARTY (Br AModntrd PrtnO Chicago, Dee. 10 The diseases and growing pains of democracy must be dealt with as such and the American people are called upon to lead the way in carrying forward de mocracy to a condition of permanent Md sturdy health, Dr. Nicholas Mur ray Butler, president of Columbia University, N. Y., told the members of the Illinois Bar Association here tonight. "This cannot be done," Dr. Butler continued, "unless the American people are prepared to rise above the smallness, the selfishness that are now so much in evidence. To re turn to autocracies or to conscious oligarchies would be quite imposs ble. "Ignorance of economic history and economic laws is particularly widespread. One wonders what the schools and colleges have been doing for the last half century that men and women are left in such igno rance of the fact and the laws. Sen ators and Representatives 5n Con gress vote with fierce joy to impose in time of peace, very high taxes on wealth without appearing to realize by thus diminishing the amount of productive capital they are depriv ing the farmer of his market, the wage-worker of his employment, the .transportation system of its freight and the businessman of his trade. Ig norance, the old enemy of human wellbeing, is still powerful and ac tive. "There are ominous signs all Tound about us. The American form of government is in danger whenever a group of men endeavor to operate it in the interest of a section or a class. "A labor party or a farmers' par ty is as undemocratic and as un-American as a millionaires' party, or a ship-owners' party .would be. The American farmer, the American wage-worker, the American manu facturer, the American business man, yj paying heavily today, five years afterwards, for the un-American and un-patriotic act that was forced by threat upon the statute book of the United States, known as the Adam son Law. This law established a privileged class among us and there by increased the cost of living for every man, woman and child includ ing members of the privileged class itself. "The use of the power of the stale to enforce some particular rule of conduct, which those to whom it ap peals describe as moral, may easily dicer only in form and not in fact from the long since abandoned use of the power of the state to enforce conformity in religious belief and worship. "Private morals and private con duct are matters for the conscience of the individual and not for regula tion by some majority which, at bast, can only be temporary. "We need quickly to strengthen the foundations of representative government and thereby rebuild pub lic confidence in it. This can only be done by attracting to the political service of the State men and women of the highest type of intelligence and character, who have no personol or group ends to serve. "So completely has established knowledge vanished that today a public speaker may not cite even the Bible or Shakespere with any assur ance that his allusion will be under stood, to fay nothing of the great oration and dramas and poems and historic events of Greece and Rome. So long as this knowledge was gen eral among persons called educated it served as a binding and unifying force, both intellectual and moral. Popular teachers are now laying down as a principle that there are no principles, but that each individual ea.h group, each generation must follow it. own instincts. Such teach ing reduces man with all his history to t.'e level of an animal." .ONLY WANTED TEN MINUTES TO CARRY OUT A SENTENCE lr AnMi"tiifeii PrnN.l Miami, Dec. 10. Charles Wilson, arrested here for begging on the streets was given 30 minutes by Municipal Judge Price in which to leave the city, told the judge he did not need that much time. "You can have 20 minutes back, Your Honor," he said, "it will only take me 10 minutes to get outj" The Court and spectators laughed as Wilson made a bee-line for the door and went up the street at a rapid gait "Four Horsemen" Is Coming Here With Special Production (Br AMoelated 1M.) Manager Kalbfield has arranged to bring the famous million dollar film production of Ibanez's famous novel, "The Four Horsemen of the Apocal ypse," to the Grand theater for two days, December 21-22, Christmas week at prices that scale down from a maximum of $1.50. Mr. Kalbfield wishes to urge his patrons not to make the trip to any nearby city where the picture will be shown at maximum prices of $2. The produc tion will come with an orchestra and all accessories to carry out the full effect of the magnificent play. "The Four Horsemen" is the su preme expression of the Great war. Certainly no novel has stirre"d the universal appeal created by the Iba nez masterpiece. The book, now in its one hundred and sixty-sixth edi tion, has been read throughout the world. The monumental task of transferring it to the screen was ac complished by June Mathis, who made a scenario that from all ac counts has preserved the force of the original and in many incidents heigh tened it. But it is the director, Rex Ingrain, who has apparently achieved the most sensational success. He is reported to have set a new mark in artistry of picturization. Readers of the fiovel will recall that the story opens on the Argen tine ranch of old Madariaga, whose territories are as extensive as those of the great independent barons of feudal times. And Madariaga rules with feudal power. A rioting, roys tering despot, he is filled with Cas- tilian pride of family and yearns for a male child to carry on his tradi tion. His two daughters have mar ried ranch employees one French and the other German. Madariaga's Latin antipathy to the German son-in-law brings with it a dislike of his half-German grandchildren, but when a son is born to the French man, Desnoyers, the old man finds his dream realized. The boy, Julio, is selected as heir -to the huge es tate and is brought up as a spoiled prince of the realm. As a young man Julio becomes the companion of Madariaga's debauched adventures in Buenos Ayers tango resorts. But Madariaga dies suddenly without making a will and the German branch of the family finds itself rharing the estate equally with the Desnoyers. With this sudden wealth the two families leave the Argentine for Europe. The Desnoyers settle in Paris, and Julio, an expert tango dancer, be comes the sensation of the fashiona ble dance places. He meets a fasci nating little society woman, Margue rite Laurier, and the two of them are swept into a reckless love affair that takes no count of Marguerite's eld erly husband. Their buttterfly men talities do not even respond at first to the sudden shock of war that breaks about them. It is 1914 and the Germans are advancing towrad Harding Approves Plans For Moving Goucher College (Br Anaoclated PifMl Baltimore, Md., Dec. 10 President Guth of Goucher college today made public letters from President Hard ing and Marshal Foch, commending Goucher's activities for a $6,000,000 fund for increasing salaries and for moving the college from its old loca tion in the heart of Baltimore to a re cently acquired plot of 421 acres at Paris. Marguerite is first awaken ed to the realization of tremendous events. She joins the French nurs ing force and sacrifices her love for Julio in order to be the constant companion of her husband, who is blinded in battle. Julio, left without the stimulation of frivolous attrac tions, hears the call of duty and en lists in the French army, where he mees deah a he hands of his German cousin when the two face each other in a trench raid. Through it all are galloping the four horsemen, spoken of by St. John in the Book of the Apocalypse the grim figures of Conquest, War, Fa mine and Death. I the suburb of Towson. President , Harding's letter to Dr. Guth follows: "I have noted with interest that kyou are putting on a special effort in behalf of Goucher college, and am taking occasion to express my hope for completely satisfactory results "In a time when the womanhood of the Nation has been subjected to new and most important responsibilities. I am impressed that there is espe cial reason for encouraging every ef fort to further the cause of higher education among women. The splen did work and high repute of Goucher college particularly justify the en dorsement of your eorts. (Signed) "Warren G. Harding." Marshal Foch's letter has been translated as follows: "I understand that you are endea voring to raise a sufficient sum of money to enable the college to in crease its' facilities and continue the admirable work in behalf of the ad vanced education of women. "This aim deserves to be encour aged, and I wish for it a complete success. "With cordial wishes, I remain, "Very truly yours, "F. Foch." The General Education Board has already contributed $400,000 toward the fund. Christmas China and Glassware Under Prices We have secured large stocks for the Holiday trade and invite you to iHspect our line of Vases, Lamps, Fancy Colored Glass Dishes, Bureau Sets, Water Sets, Etc. We have a full assortment of dinner sets in several designs, also odd pieces to make up sets. , ' 42 Piece Blue Border Set : $10.00 42 Piece Blue Bird Set $12.00 All of this line was bought so that we can make exceptionally low prices that should appeal to the one buying presents for Christmas. Gomes & Kellum NEW AND SECOND-HAND FURNITURE CORNER SEVENTH AND LEMON STREETS Yuletime ions Susies! What would make a more acceptable gift for HER than a dainty pair of slippers? Pro gressive men and women are "buying more practical Xmas gitts. Give her something to satisfy her harmless vanity and she will appreciate it more than most practical gifts A pair of Hickenlooper's slippers have charm and daintiness built in every last, Ask him what he wants, and he will yell, "Sox." Did you ever see a man who had enough sox? Give him what he wants. We have an attractive line of Holiday Soxs, Of all glad words that are now on deck, the gladdest are these: "En closed find check." HICKENLOOPER'S NATIONAL COMMANDER TO MEET WITH HIS BUDDIES (Br AModatd PrewO Tampa, Dec. 10. Hanford Mc Nider, National Commander of the American Legion, will attend tne Florida state convention of the be cinn in West Palm Beach in March accordine to official advices received here by S. L. Lowry, Jr., commander of the Florida Department. The state convention begins March 16 to con. tinuo five days. The invitation was extended to the National Commander by the Florida delegates to the National Convention at Kansas City following his unani mous election. At that time he said he would be pleased to visit the De partment of Florida. VELVET "The World's Best Flour" Play Checkers? Is it your move? move anything. Let us do it. We Zorn's Transfer Baggage, Furniture and General Hauling Furniture Storage. Service our 'motto: Prices right W. H. Zorn Phone 56 B. H. KENDRICK Practical Accountant Is holding classes in BOOKKEEPING and ACCOUNTING nroll Now Complete Course $50 Trie firsl cost is practically the last Dodge Brothers SEDAN Darby & MacDonald Phone 299 Palatka, F " 0 ' Make It a Bicyc This Christmas ii ....irwi ii IT . n. MpTQrrfQ ! Mom Q MORE predated gift would be diffi cult to find. It will help to make your family happy onChristmasMorn. Music and Christ mas are synony mous. , The models in. period designs are particularly ap propriate gifts, but we have all other models, and a great many Records Suit able.for Christmas. A Christmas Thought: Send records as a Gift Give the Kiddies Bike for Xmas Nothing more healthfc than riding-to school. We have the famou Adlake, Iver Johnso Columbia, Roll Fast an Glendron. None bettq PRICES RANGE $17.50 TO $60.00 Chas. E. Rowton Company PALATKA, - - FLORI mum .f "