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Detroit riiwt umiiii 7 joins with thn U n postal ImllkhlUm, tbs Michigan Food aud Hairy r»>mrats*lon >r lilt IM VlgUnnct Coramtttss of the Association of Atnerl IS* Sdvertlssri In protsctlng tbs public from adTsrtlslng nflnmil Any rasdsr having a grievance against an advsr t ftnsr tb thsss columns will confer a favor by promptly reporting the same to the publisher I DO RICHES MEAN HA PPINESS> r ASK TOOK RICH RAMONA BORDEN! Bamona Borden it 17 years old. I Her father's name is Gail Borden. f , GaiJ Bolden it a manufacturer of a BABY food and a very rich man. I He it many times a millionaire. Her father being rich. Ramona will be looked upon by not a few. . mistakenly, as a fortunate girl. Many young girl readers of this column will wish, do doubt, that they could change places with Ramona, or. at any rate,, that their fathers were rich like Ramona's father. They will think of all the pretty, costly dresses and hats they could have; of how they could possess an electric cab for themselves: of how they could have a yacht in which to tiavel up and down the lakes, and all the other tine things that money can buy. And then there is Ramona, who could have all of the luxuries de scribed for the asking, only, but who is far from happy. Ramona, the other day expressed herself concerning the one thing she wanted. And the thing she named was what many a poor girl has; what many of the girls who wish their fathers were as rich as Ramona's HAVE, and Ramona has not and CANNOT have Ramona s wish is that she could change places with many and many a girl whose father is poor; with the many girls of poor parents whom she envies and whom she looks upon as blessed more than she. f Here is the story of Roman Borden: Her parents have separated, as parents with too much money often separate. Ramona was left with her father, who was disposed, no doubt, to meet his obligation to the child, but who. it must be remembered, had his • millions to look after, also. Being rich, and riches compelling first consideration, the parent looked about for a training school to be a father and a mother to Ramona, at so much per year. The father was first brought to a realization of how he had failed with his money to meet his responsibility, when word came to him that Bamona had run away from the school. Let us suggest here that fathers with plenty of money to provide for their daughters, as the term is used, are oftentimes helpless because they do not know HOW to provide for them. Bnying them dresses and hats and shoes and turning them over to atrangers to be tutored isn’t PROVIDING for them. If you think it is, follow the story. For running away from the school. Ramona was put in a sanitar ium, and from this institution, too. she disappeared. Search was instituted, of course, and she was found in New York. .Later in the Belmont hotel in New York, the grandeur and the oomforts of whose interior the daughters of poor parents will never know, Bamona was still unhappy, though restored to her father. • Her one wish; the one thing for which she longed was not yet her s. ' and she said, sadly; “PEOPLE SAY I AM RICH. BUT THAT DOES NOT MEAN I AM HAPPY. DAUGHTERS OF RICH PEOPLE ARE NOT ALWAYS HAPPY. “I HAVEN'T HAD A HOME FOR MANY YEARS I'VE BEEN TO OHS SCHOOL AFTER ANOTHER. WHAT I WANTED WAS JUST A HOME—A HOME. % * % “WHEN I BAN AWAY FROM SCHOOL MY FATHER PUT ME IN A SANITARIUM, WHERE I HAD A STRONG-ARM NURSE FOR A COM PANION. I BEGGED MRS. WHITE TO TAKE ME AWAY. “I DIDNj HAVE ANYTHING BUT MONEY. I COULDN'T BUY HAPPINESS WITH IT. IT DIDN'T DO ME ANY GOOD, EXCEPT TO lUY TINE CLOTHES ' * i * ——. Detroit knows the girl whose father is no millionaire, but who is hippier thin Ramona Borden. Detroit knows this girl for the movement yesterday of hundreds of taakads of furnishings taken out of flats, terraces and apartment houses •nd placed in “real homes"—homes acquired through honest toil and through co-operation toward happiness. Homes that know less of ugly and idle riches that lead to separation •ad the divorce court and fill boarding schools with motherless and home ■iek children, so that rich fathers will not be bothered while making themselves richer. , What poor Ramona wants is to know that she belongs to somebody; that there is love for her somewhere: that there is an interest for her in a heart and not simply in a pocketbook. and that is why, with all of her riches, she would change places in a minute with any foolish girl who imagines that fine clothes and plenty of money are all.. From a New Angle. When Solicitor-General l.ehmann left Washington to pick up the threads of his St Lotils practice he left a trap in the ranks of Washingtons otthiil raconteurs that will not he easily filled. In spite of the volume ot hi** work —and a great part nt the govern meiit's most important trust litigation was handled by hint before the su preme court — never l«< ked time to swap atorlas. Ou« of bis favorites concerns the visit of a New Yorker to St. I/nils Jtldgc Lehmann pointed out. to him one day the modest house in which Hherman had made his headquarters Osgar Helps Movie Actor Adolf to Time Himself Properly By Condo •| .Ifoff.iT-ty A CA Vrs t> A doorknob sv»BoJ6t> to x -right, X LADY STOI£W T>C4RIV ’ /86 ICR G-tTS THROWN/NTo \ / OPERATOR 1 QE.T \ (OF TIMC/OPERATOR \ ,JL 3c.ro**: / I>€R water. You, urTte u/icue,) £****> ©ubblr* in 1 ‘ ‘ ‘V * \ i hold him undo* / Gvr YOU r — '— - - - ■ ' -1 . ‘ at the stan of the Civil war. Just opposite was an imposing residence built by a man who had made hl« millions in the meat export business. That s a curious contrast,” said l.ehtnann, 'the old home «»f a great soldier and the magnificent palace or a man who mad** hi.< money in pork Fhe pen, replied the New Worker, was always mightier than the sword.” i h*' .'ti'vlnn nororniruni in ;i decree <<( I ti. 23, 1913, ordered tlist Hour «nd ti'eal imported into ServM should l.e exempt from dul\ until further notice. The exemption is hec.uiSe of * «|,or|. • 'K* ill the r d*s as .1 r» *uli ~f ihe Mr. Editorial Page of The Detroit Times BERTON W "Speak in* us fishes," said the Tar. "Speakin’ of hub**-’!, near an far. There un<•*> was a gentleman -Ira k l knowed As swallowed our am hot fe: a hook An when lie seen what a L».fe lv♦* and took Went hiktn off through the sea, an towed That ship along like a bloomin » hip. Though she was a regular monster ship He towed her backwards, mile on mile. Though the Engines fought him all the while; lie towed her over the heavin' foam; lie towed her into the pfor at home. An' then with many a hump an' shock He towed that vessel upon the dork; He towed her up through the city street At a pare that a rare horse couldn't boat. He towed tier over The vale an* hill An' he ne\< r stopped n hit until The strew got taught in aapreadln' oak An' the anchor chain an' the hawser broke Hut the shark k**p‘ on with n grim intent. Though I never did learn where the monster went.” There was silence awhile In the village bar Asa tribute mute to the bold Jark Tar. An' it looked like the palm would sure he hit Till old Rill Jackson said, "(lee Whiz'” I kin tell you Just where yer big fish is; An' I know the tale that you tell Is true, ’Cause I taught the shark as he hove in view An' 1 got him stalled in the stable now An’ I use the < ritter to help me plow Then the old Tar rose an' he said, said he. "Hv the Great Horn Spoon, that sure beats me.” Then his fat e grew pale and lie gave a start And he fell and died of a broken heart. —^=» I. for one, have the conviction that government ought to he all outside and no inside. I, for my part, believe that there ought to be no place where anything »an be done that everybody does not know about. It would be very Inconvenient for some gentle men. probably, if government were all outside, but wp have consulted their susceplihillties too long already. It is barely possible that some of these gentlemen are unjustly suspected; in that carte they owe it to themselves to c(me out and operate in tho light. The very fact that so much in politics is done In the dark, behind closed doors, promotes su iptrion. Everybody knows that corruption thrives in secret places, and avoids public places, and we believe it a fair presumption that secrecy mearvs impropriety. So. our honest politicians and our honorable corporation beads owe it to their rej>- utations to bring their activities out into the open At anv rate, whether they like it or not. these affairs are going to bo dragged into the open We are more anxious about their reputations than they are themselves. We are too solicitous for their morals if they are net —to permit them longer to con tinue subject ,to the temptations of secrecy. You know thpre is n tempta tion iti loneliness and secreev Haven't von experienced it? I have. We are never so proper In our conduct as when everybody ran look and see o\ a<[t\ what we are doing. If you are off in some distant part of the world and suppose that nobody who lives within a mile of vour home Is any where around, there are times when \om adjourn vour ordinary standards. You sa> to yourself "Well, I'll have u ling this time, nobody will know "Let There Be Light’' EXTRACT FROM PRESIDENT WILSON S ARTICLE IN THE WORLDS WORK Urn v Jcf V' hi >y j Sin Bh anything al>oiit It. ' If you were op. th» desert of Sahara, you would frel ihat you might permit yourself—well, say, some slight latitude in conduct; but if you saw one of your immediate neighbors coming the other way on a camel —you would behave yourself un til he got out of sight. 'Hie most dan gerous thing in the world is to get off where nobody knows you. 1 advise you to stay around among the neigh bors, and then you may keep out of jail. That Is the only way some of us can keep out of jail. Publicity Is one of the purifying ele ments of politics. The beat thing that you can do with anything that is crooked is to lift it up where people can see that it is crooked, and then it will either straighten itself out or disappear Nothing checks all the had practices of politics like public* ex posure. You can't be crooked In the light. I don’t know whether it has ever been tried or not; but 1 venture to say. purely from observation, that It can't be done And so the people of the United States have made up their minds to do a healthy thing for both politics and big business Permit me to mix a few metaphors: They are going to open doors; they are going to let up blinds: they arc going to drag sick things Info the open air and Into the light of the sun. They are going to organize a great hunt, and smoke cer tain animals out of their burrows They are going to unearth the beast In the jungle in which wherrthey hunt ed thev were caught by the beast in stead of catching him They have de termined. therefore, to take an axe and raze the jungle, and then see where the beast will find cover. And I, for my part, bid them Godspeed. The jungle* breeds aoUiing but infee tion and shelters nothing hut the en * mies of mankind. And nobody Is going to get caught in (yir hunt except the beasts that prey Nothing i» going to he cut down or Injured that anybody ought to Avish preset’ veil. You know the stor> of the Irishman who while digging a hole, whs asked. Hit. what are you doing -digging a hole“" And he replied. "No, sir; lam rigging the dirt and laving the hole. ’ It was probably the same Irishman ho. seen digging around the w all of a house. was asked, "Pal. what are >oil doing?” And he answered. "Faith. I am letiing the datk out of the cel lar." Now. that's exactly what wo want to do—let the dark out of the cellar Hut publicity will continue to he \ery difficult so long as our methods of legislation are so obscure and devi ous and private. I think tt will btv come more and more obvious that the v a\ to purify our politics is to sim plify them, and that the way to sim plify them Is to establish responsible leadership. \Ve have had no leader ship at nil Inside our legislative bodies at am rate, no leadership which 1* definite enough to attract she atten tion ami watchfulness of the country, our only leadership having been that of Irresponsible persons outside the legislatures who constititte the pol itical machines, it has been extremely difficult for even the most watchful public opinion to keep track of the circuitous methods pursued. This un doubtedly lies at the root of the grow ing demand on the pan of American communities everywhere for responsl Me leadership, for putting in author ity and keeping in authority those whom they know and whom they can watch and whom they can constantly hold to account The business of the country ought to be served by thought ful and progressive-legislation, but It ought to be served openly, candidly, advantageously, with a careful regard to letting everybody be heard and every interest be considered, the inter est which is not backed by money a * well as the Interest which is; and this can I*** accomplished only by some simplification of our methods which will center the public trust in small groups of men who w’ill lead, not by reason of legal authority, but by reason of their contact with and amenability to public opinion. 1 am striving to indicate my belief that our legislative methods may be well reformed In the direction of giv ing more open publicity to every act, in the direction of setting up some form of responsible leadership on the floor of our legislative halls so thjit the people may know who is back of every hill and back of the opposition to it. and so that it may lie dealt with in the open chamber rather than in ihe committee room The light must >e let iri on all processes of law-mak ing. Mr. Bryan’s Peate Proposal j .Mr Bryan has fallen upon propitious times tor promulgating his world peace project. He would like to see the nations leagued in a general scheme to limit armaments, and then would supplement that arrangement with n sort of application of "Jeffer son a rule ' as it used to appear In the McGuffey’g Third Reader. "When angry, count 1U; when very angry, count loo.” was the .lefTerson precept. Mr. Bryan wants the nations to pledge themselves to a procedure that will compel them to think it over and cool off before starting hostilities. Certainly the time Is god for such a modest project. Germany is bowed in humiliation at learning how its war spirit has been commercialized. Aus tria is almost broken hacked under its burdens. France and Britain are ready and anxious to try military and naval sanity for a change. The world ought to he ready to lis ten amiably to Mr. Bryan, and cer tainly there is nobody who is more able to slate the case more eioquent.lv and under less suspicion of selfish, unscrupulous ulterior motives by our nation. Nobody could fear we are aiming to have the great powers di minish their armaments so that we might grab their possessions.—Phila delphia Times. The Total Vote. It has been a hard day at the pops. The addition of nearly a thousand women's votes to the poll made the counting a prolonged proposition. "Well, James," said Mrs. Wallteky, as her husband returned from his ar duous labors as a teller, "how did the vote go?’’ “Nine hundred and two votes lor Bildad. 753 for Slathers, eight recipes tor tomato ketchup, four wash lists and a milliner's bill." aaid Walllcky. "It wan a mighty interesting vote.' — Everybody's Magazine In the hern* of » * “onnecticut man t her .- ha* been Installed a private mo tion picture theater, so placed that quests « »n view ihe pictures, as from a box. while at the dinner table. Paul llixou. a St. railroad clerk. for*ot an appointment at which he win.s to claim a legacy of JK2..*nu. Hold Taft Responsible For Jap Controversy tiy (Jll,sOS' HA HIPS Hit. WASHINGTON. May 2. Whatever i**al danger exists in the present Cm lifornia-Ja panes** situation is due to the changes made by Mr Taft when president in our treaty relations with Japan. It is time to tell that story. It is not known to many. About two years ago—before there ms any estrange ment between Taft and Roosevelt— Japan applied to the Taft adminis tration for a modi fied treaty touch ing Japanese immi grants. Japau want ed particularly the elimination of a provision it; the treaty giving the< United States power to legislate against Japanese aliens on the ground that they were Japanese aliens This provision in the treaty then existing was represented as most offensive to the Japanese. They were willing to make any concession to the United States in order to eliminate that feature. President Taft played the Japanese end of the game. At that time, Japan was taking an active part In the proposed interna tional syndicating of a Chinese loan and the securing of railway conces sions In Manchuria, and Knox, ass V retarv *of state, was pressing for American participation in behalf of his Wall-st. friends. Japan was in a position to help in ihis matter, and did help. In order to secure the co operation of the California delegation in congress, particularly Senators Flint and Perkins and Representative Kahn. Taft played on the desire of these gentlemen to secure legislation recognizing the California exposition, that being the paramount pending Is sue They were confidentially inform ed as to the terms of the pending ar rangement with Japan and were urged to co-operate in keeping the matter quiet and fighting any inflaming of the "anti-Japanese" sentiment on the coast, They acquiesced. While the negotiations were pend ing and Japan was making promises to substitute a "gentleman's agree ment" for si**eific provisions in the treaty touching alien Japanese. Col. Roosevelt heard what was going on and wrote to President Taft a letter of vigorous protest. He reviewed his own experience in this matter while he was president, offering Taft the benefit of his advice, and urging in the strongest terms that Japan's re quest should be refused. He pointed out the very great difference between a gentleman's agreement as a subsfi tute for the specific right, written in a treaty to legislate on the ground of alien nationality. With this clause eliminated from the treaty Japan would be in a much stronger position to protest against legal regulation of her people whether as immigrants, or as citizens and land-holders. President Taft disagreed with for From Another Point of View Amundsen is going after the North Pole and may find it and come back on another lecture tour. He won’t run across anything on his travels, however, colder than Hetroit feet if it becomes necessary here lo get up another reception committee. * • • What our Hall club appears to need most at the present time is rain. • s • Another "squealer" against the New York gamblers has been killed. Somebody ought to be able to do a landoftice business in New York with the agency for that Maxim silencer. m • * A Kentucky lawyer plays six musical instruments, being particularly masterful, we presume, on the lyre. • • • A dry Bryan dinner is Bryan’s own business We are at liberty to cite the fact, however, that his peace service in California seems to havo lacked the punch. • * • Premier Asquith has had his hair cut, denying the militants tempor arily. at least, anything like a firm hold on the situation. • * • If it is true that they have gone to serting goats for mutton in Kan sas City, it will be a pretty easy matter out that wav in the future, to get the other fellow’s. • « • "My, but you are thin," observed the sensitive fat man by wav of retaliation upon the leering elevator conductor. "Yes." assented the leering e. * ~ "but I'm taking on weight " m m m Bumper crops are prominent again for this year, despite the chance in administration. • A man in Sharon. Pa., is awakened regularly at f»;3rt in the morning by paw pats of his cat. Out our way they have them that don't even In you get to sleep. • • • A tough paper is being made in Boston from the fibre of pine-apple leaves. Competition at last for the Police Gazette. Friday, May 2. 1913 GILSON GARUN KR. mer President Roosevelt and iuform* ed him that he intended to write the new treaty and secure confirmation by the senate ai the earliest oppor tunity. ’rids he did before Col. Roose xelt could secure a discussion of the matter in the senate. There was no debate and the matter was disposed of in that hotly in less than two day.*- This haste Is supposed to have been the result of the combined pressure brought about through the two argu ments before stated—the exposition an*l the Wall st. pressure. But what ever the reason, it was quickly put over before any protest could be or ganized. The publication of Col. Roosevelt's correspondence with President Taft on tiiat subject at tills time would be most illuminating. Former President Roosevelt is not entirely in accord with Governor Johnsons present at titude. and he is strongly of the opin ion that the president of the United States should adopt vigorous and even coercive measures if necessary to pie vent any state raking such action as is inimical to the general welfare of the entire nation. It is his theory that no state has a right to afford an occasion for war with a foreign pow er, since the state would not alone carry the burden of such a war. The federal government, he claims, has a right and the power to handle all in ternational affairs and the authority of the individual states inivst he sub ordinated to the greater power of the federal government. GOOD FRIENDS, BUT— A/X p HI TOR JAt KAON. To China Unci** Sain extends An honest, friendly hand. Blit *into jail a Chink w ill go If here he tries to lainl '•huttlas I p * Lawyer. Lawyer—Have you ever been to tlu« court before, sir? Witness---Yes, sir; I have been her*' often Lawyer Ha. ha’ Been here often, have you? Now tell the court what for’ Witness «slowly c - Well, T have been here hi bust hulf a dozen time* to try an«l collect that tailor’s bill you owe me Anions the curiosities of the New Palace. Potsdam. Germany. I* a genea biKical tree, show inn the name of King I'HVld engrossed at the root of It, with that of the kaiser at the top. the de scent being traced through his moth er's family. There is a growing solidarity anions* women wage-earners in France, and there is every reason to believe that the average wages paid will be ma terially Increased during 1103. Mrs. llarvey Alexander of Vancoti* v*-r. Wash., owns a hen which recently laid a perfect egg weighing only 1'» grains, the smallest on record.