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NEW BRITAIN DAILY HERALD, . ; TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 1922. NEAR EAST REPORT Winding Up The Watch On The Rhine Rotarians Unveil Tablet To Hero American GoverDment and People Feeding Starving Peoples All the ' Washington, April 4. Tli Amort can people and the United Suites gov. f-rnment have contributed und the Near East relief has disbursed $(13,. SAO, OOO In the lust six years for the relief of distressed peoples of the Near East relief submitted to con gress today by Charles V. Vlekrcy, 4,'eneral seeretury. Tha amount Includes $12,son,ooo worth of flour obtained through the 'United States firaln corporation and .American relief administration. Vlekrcy' Krpnrt Mr. Vlckrey's report estimates that at least 1,000,000 persons, chiefly Ar menians and members of exiled sub ject races are Jlvlnsr In the Near East today who would have perished had K not been for American relief. There are approximately 100,000 children who have been kept alive and are 'safe- today chiefly because they are .under the protection of American re lief workers, the report states. Mr. Ylekrey and his associates in- "formed congress that conditions are worse, throughout the Near East to day than they have been at any time .since the armistice. This Is attrlhut ed to the enforced exile of Armenian people from their ancestral homes In Central Turkey, the warfare between Turkish nationalists and the Oreeks, the cutting off of food supplies from the north and the Influx of tens of thousands of Russian, Greek, Jewish and other refuges from the. famine .areas of Russia. Scores of Deaths Scores of deaths are reported to be occurring dally from the starvation in , Erivan, Alexandropol, Karakliss and : cities of ' Russian Armenia; while iiundreds of thousands of Armenian refugees from Cilleia and Anatolia are today homeless and dependent upon 'American relief. ' . It Is araerted in the report that .thPre are at least 100,000 orphans or t dependent children in the territory j where the Near East relief operates who can not be cared for with Its prewnt resources. More than a thousand American cltlrcn engaged In the distribution of this $63,800,000 since 1015. Of these 280 are now stationed In relief cen ters in the. former Ottoman empire caring for the orphan, refugees rind "destitute. .MMiy of these are volun teers giving their ser-'ices without pay or at a minimum basis of main tenance. Several of them have given their .lives hy contracting contagious diseases while, at their work of re-let Refugees A disproportionately large number of the refugees are declared to be or Iphaned children whose parents per tisned In the massacres and deporta tions or subsequent hardships of the vwar. Many ot them have no living ,, relatives to give them even partial 'support and some of them were or iplianed so young that they do not "know their own names and have been given names by the American 'relief workers. Fifteen thousand of 'them, -said to be the largest assem blage of orphans in the world's his tory, are in one orphanage at Alex andropol and the Near East relief has 12S other orphanages in various portions of the former Ottoman em pire. Besides It has two large or- sphaiiagea in Palestine and more than 7,000 orphan children are supported , In Syria,.;. a. The renort shows that the Near 'East relief maintains 29 hospitals. 59 seizure of the whole city Which failed The first of the last, so to speak. These soldiers on the transport Cambrai being the first to arrive in America since the order recalling all U. S. troops from Germany. The Cambrai also orougiu uacK tne last or the American dead coming irom France. . V I Year 'Round There is nothing better than the delicious stimulation of UPTONS TEA Largest Sale in the World No fear of "entangling European alliances" here. These are French and German brides of Am erican doughboys arriving on the Cambrai with little German-American and Franco-American treat ies in flesh and blood. pe.-t states that "an old suit from America is worth more in purchasing power than government notes for 100,000 rubles. NEWSPAPER RAID IN IRELAND BIG PLOT Belief Is That Plan Was to Cap ture City of Dublin London, April i, (By Associated Press). It is widely believed in Dub lin that the armed raid on the plant of the Freeman's Journal yesterday morning was part of a project for the clinics and conducts or supervises spe citl dispensary or sanitary work. Required To Work WTerever practical the refugees are required to do industrial work either, outside' 'or 'within the institu-f-tions. The orphans in the Alexan tdropol home recently produced 18,000 Jpatrs of socks In one week. American tractors and seed wheat . recently have .been sent under the di rection of experienced American agri culturists to enable the refugees to become self-supporting by farming. , In the past year, more than 2,000, ' 000 pounds of old clothing has been faent to the refugee camps and the re- through lack of forces, says the Daily Mail correspondent. The raid created a great sensation and there was considerable uneasiness last night, the. people expecting some fresh colp by the republicans. The latter's claim of big secessions from the free state section of the. Irish republican army, including half the forces guarding the Bank of Ireland, has been given wide publicity and seems to have added to the nervous ness throughout the city. The Daily Mail in printing the dis patch appends a note, that the tele phone operators- in Dublin suddenly cut the connection during the trans- 1 A new recruit for Uncle Sam arrived when Master Sertreanr. C. Stewart returned from Germany on the Cambrai with his war bnde and bouncing baby boy. mission of tho message which is in complete. Equipment Ruined. Latest reports agree that, although three rotary and fourteen linotype machines were ruined in the raid, preventing the Freeman's Journal from issuing a complete newspaper there was only slight loss from fire, THE GREAT AMERICAN HOME! and nearly all the damage is covered by insurance. The Evening Telegraph is published in the same plant and consequently about 4 50 persons have been thrown out of employment by the raid. . 67vF ( HAT WILL I IX REPAIR WORK COSTLY I. C C. Finds Work Done on Loco motives on Two Lines Costs Three Million More in Outside Shops. Washington, April 4. Contracts with outside locomotive construction companies during 1920 for the repair of engines cost the New York Central and Pennsylvania railroads each ap proximately $3,000,000 more than the same work would have cost in their own shops, the interstate commerce commission found today after an in vestigation. The Atlantic Coast line railroad, however, which also contracted re pair work out to locomotive construc tion shops during 1920 was justified in so doing, the commission held, even though it also Incurred excessive costs. . ' Five members of the commission dissented from findings of the. major ity censuring the Pennsylvania and New York Central. BRIDE IS KILLED Attempted to Light Move, Gas Blew I p, Bride. Hlown to Bits New Ynrk. Anril 4. Mrs. David Rosen, a bride ot four days was killed today by nn explosion of gas when she Httemnted to light a stove at her home in the. Jironx. The noliee exnressed belief that. inexperienced in cooking, she had left a burner on and had struck a match on returning to the! gas filled kitchen. Her ranarv. hlown through the bars of its cage lad dead beside her. ROSF. CON.HLAX ILL -Ap- Noted Aitress Is 71 Years Old- pea red in Peburau. New York, April 4. Miss Rose Coghlan, 71 years old one of the most noted actresses on the Knglish speaking stage, Is critically ill In her home here. EDUCATIONAL BODY OFFERSBIG PRIZE Claims Schools Are Only Solution to Problems of Democracy Washington, D. C, April 4. The right solution of the problem of de mocracy "can only come through the schools," according to a plan for a uetter developed character training in the public schools" for which a prize of $20,000 has been awarded under the auspices of the Character Education Institution. The winning plan was prepared by the following research committee in Iowa: Prof. D. Starbuck of Iowa State. University. chairman; H. E. Ulackmar, superin tendent of public schools, Ottumwa; C. B. Colgrove, president of I'pper Iowa University, Fayette; Trof. F. D. Cram and Prof. A. C. Fuller of Teach ers college, Cedar Falls; Prof. K. Horn of Iowa State University; F. H. Kus kill, former superintendent of schools at Waterloo; I'rof. Herbert Martin of Drake University, Des Moines; Prof. J. D. Stoops of Grinneil college, Orin nell. The competition was conducted be tween committees of nine appointed by a committee of selection which in turn was appointed by the executive committee of the Institution. Crawford C. McCullough, right, Rotary International Presi dent, and Secretary of the Navy Denby, member of the Detroit Rotary club, unveil the Rotary tablet to the Unknown American Soldier in Arlington National cemetery. Rotarians from all sec tions of the country attended. of moral impulse," it. continues, cit ing cases where school discipline was exercised by the group will rather than through the mere authority of the teacher. "A modicum of student participation (In school government) is a saving grace if it assures a feel ing of membership in the school com munity and sets free pent up powers that are wanting an avenue of ex pression. The problems undertaken hy student government) nhould be man's size." fine chapter presents three rating scales for measuring improvement in character. Incorporated. The Character Education Institu tion has just been re-incorporated. According to its certificate of incor poration it aims to include mainten ance, of itself as an endowed national institution with a special facully for the development of character educa tion of children and youth, under (he The control and leadership of professional chairman of the winning committee educators. receives $4,000; each of the other: The membership is limited to the the dean of a school of ed ucation within the District of Colum bia or vicinity, the superintendent of public schools, of the District of Col umbia, and a member of the staff of the public schools of the District of Columbiii, and the present life di rectors of the national institution for moral instruction, the parent organ ization of the institution. eight collaborators, $2,000. Ways Proposed. The winning plan proposes ways and means designed to obtain great er moral results from the regular studies rather than a moral program to be added to the curriculum. "The right organization of the school can alone go far toward solv ing the character training problems," says the plan. "To feel the collective judgment of one's peers is the heart chairman of the institution, the chief executive officers of education of the severt.l Elates, the United States Com missioner of Education, a member of the staff of the Federal IJureau of ed ucation, designated by the Commis sioner, the Secretary of the National Education association, tho chairman of the Division of Anthropology and Psychology of national research council, the secretary of the national congress oi mothers, WILL ENTERTAIN YETS Department Commander Of G. A. R, And Stan" Will Bo Guests Of Stanley l'ost Tomorrow Evening. Stanley Post, G. A. R., will enter. tain the department commander, Christian Swartz, of South Norwalk, and his staff tomorrow "evening at 8 o'clock. Members of Woman's Relief corps, Mrs. C. R. Starr, president, and of the Sons of Viterans' Auxiliary, Mrs. E. E.' Lewis, president, will furnish sup per for the guests. Supper will be served at 6:30 in the G. A. R. hall, at lfifl Main street. The chairman of the local commit tee in charge of arrangements is Past liepartment Commander F. V. Strect er. Comrade Ktreeter has provided a pleasing entertainment for the evening. The Magic Carpet Y 'OU could sit on the fabled carpet of Bagdad and view the world. In the whisk of an eyelash it would carry you any place you wanted to go. All you had to do was wish. Adv ertising is a sort of magic carpet. Read it and in the twinkling of an eye you can review the merchandise of the world, pictured and displayed for your benefit. You can pick up this paper and in fifteen minutes know what the different shops are offering in the way of fabrics, patterns, varieties and qualities of almost any thing you want. .u. The advertisements introduce you to the latest styles the newest comforts for the home the best of, the world's inventions. They tell you how to buy, where to buy and when to buy.- They keep you posted on things necessary to feed and clothe you and your family and make you comfortable and happy. Read the advertisements as a matter education. Read them to keep abreast of progress. Read the advertisements regularly. Last year Miss Coghlan appearedj In "Deburau."