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■a snSs hr uw r nuctus-w*. rrtar, tt emu a per raw, pareMs MtlM ail dapert u>^of^*dpartaa*B| Detroit aa eecoad • corporation and •loot I* unauthor • representatives to aaow eroden- Rwad Inc. business I. 1»!«. ,y Bg— mg— lEe Will Venture That We ate An Impossibility? Fa hivt been made acquainted with ftooaevclt Noo-Partiaan League. |Mgu is introduced to us as a movement of citisens of ■tfca wko believe that the parm issnas of the coming presidential I art propositions on which all pa rity— are in accord.” propositions generalized within flattop marks are detailed as fol- honor. llftftMes with the world. Ipetfcal mathodi for insuring peace ofc say Mtariflce of national rights. Mentions lor the industrial con rMch wffl fallow the European war. Immintt Non-Partisan League lI'lM a rapidly-increasing mass jpoofaß partfaa battova that Tlie filaMMNit la the logical man to c’i, ..A M akaMnWlaaM m gr MmMgQ |nm vflvffC DivDivUio. turns to It BooaattH has enjoyed, in his madngl popularity. || In Hi fiffWe career baa he g popularity that is his today WMm* a two-gun man laHinSy nnpopnlar with them giiitjnst now he is their mlMt” words, tho preparedness sup ra found their man and have I IHming him now across the breadth of the land. WO “In their mood something 00 the fight started and weO , Wd thajr wffl carry H to the ikChkaco comwotioD, and it s*» SB If the Chicago con- 1 tiPhawt to surrender to these HHHjHHI 11 # the Republican party will ‘-Bliiif Onaetiy where it was four I Pit nominate Hughes in the face lamaad for Roooevelt and win. yam ago, the Democratic party ||ofhe extent of electing a pres |j|;n rongraoo. by what happened With this Roosevelt campaign just If pad preparedness supporters nte follow him into the Republi- NMI convention and out of it into Bjfirty# If necessary, we are won jjm where that would leave the mtfo jirty this year, in view of NpMged choice for the nomina flag anrmndered to hike-warm Bm|% Jlit enough to have caused ttmporadness followers to for r pt Os the acknowledged impossi k Bugheo being elected, if nomi- SpW Os Pmsidmt Wilson's disap ftt of those hi bis party who were jji IP to the time ho flopped so KfMtmat bis tile Into the pre- K at tMs f»t-together movement llllllii lH by PREPAREDNESS sup- Wlkoo haa failed to sat ■ tfpi. Us compromise program, it much tfi ua as if the cam ■fiaa nnothor get-together mov«»- M i FOURTH, or a PEACE Hnyembor arrives, fca FOURTH, or a PEACE, . fcoi (MIL WHAT IS TO HE . >« VOTE CAST FOR HENRY FORD IN MICHIGAN AND NEBRASKA? Don't be surprised to find, and before very long, that a peace party is forming, and with FOUR parties in the field, don’t be surprised to find on some fine morn ing late next fall that the candidate of this peace party has been elected presi dent of the United States. That man may not be Henry ford. It will not be Henry ford if Hem?) Ford has anything to say about it. But he was not an active candidate in either Michigan or Nebraska If the man is not Henry ford, he a ill be of Henry Ford's party and will have Henry Ford’s following, and that will amount to something. The primaries in Michigan and Ne braska show us what it will amount to. There is going to be some fun before the campaign of 1916 is over. Some Things the Germans Do That We Could Copy One thing brought out by this war and con ceded by everyone. is their remarkable power for organization and the quick and capable re sults In all governmental matters possessed and obtained by Germany. Irrespective of whatever we may feel regard ing the war, we would do well to search for the reason of this wonderful efficiency and proflt by ft. One thing which contributes to this state of things is the fact that her officials, mayors, chiefs of departments, subordinates in depart ments, etc- are trained for their positions. No one is considered eligible to election or appointment wbo has not had a thorough edu cation in the particular line of work to which be aspires. We are beginning to realize the good sene* of this Idea, and It is Vartng fruit In a few cities where the city manager has been Installed and la successfully saving the taxpayer many thousands of dollars. Why should a man. because be has been an j excellent butcher, necessarily become a good i mayor? What does he know about running the affairs of a city? Why should a man who has had an automo bile agency become a capable police commie siouer? There is no answer for there ia no reason why. Politics have turned up-side down all our ordinary standards of values and good sense »»a have made us believe that ANT man can fill ANT position as long aa be is put in office by tho base of his ward or the political ring of hia party. When wa wish to engage a cook or a stenog rapher or a nurse or a doctor, theoe various psrwana are expected to know something about their business through education and ex perf umes. hot a mayor, a school inspector, a public works commissioner or an alderman need only make enough friends among a certain class of people and get himself elected to h scorns mlrac nlaualy endowed (in tho public eye) with all tho noeeoaary equipment of brain and practical acoimpllshmsnt This in a nsrtnnaly strange turning of tho tables agon oursalrea sad our own interests, hot the dgbt over the smalt school beard shows how bitterly any reforms along these lines will be met. From Another Point ot View By C. T. S. What John Redmond means is, just another error for the errin’ isle. • • • We seem to need, more than anything else just now, another kind of patriot lie need not die for his country if he will make it for his country. • • • Subscriber suggests that in addition to the "Keep Well” talks on this page, we run a series of articles on "orial dentis try.” What he means, of course, is oriole surgery, pertaining to the process that comes just before the swallow. • a • If this report is true that they have so soon suppressed that Irish uprising, it couldn’t have been an Irish uprising. a a a We are a hit disappointed to ascertain that "Hell’s Hinges,” which we see adver tised on the billboards, is a movie produc tion and not the name of a song. We wanted to remark that it would seem to have a nice swing to it. a a a Will the police kindly ascertain for us the kind of sound deadener used by the robber* who blew the Jas. Fitzsimons A Cos. safe? The safe was blowm Sunday night and the public didn t hear of it until Tuesday. a a a We want to get some of it. Across the street from us there is a phonograph which still plays "The Trail of the Lone some Pine.” a a a Anyway, that’s one or two saloons that closed during Marx’s term. a a a What spring seems to need is oiling. a a a Why la an attack on on* of our most ea t**mad fallow citizen* always cowardly? Why do the night shad** always fall fast? Why ia it that death n***m* to claim only thoaa who ara wall and favorably known? W’hy does a deaf man prefer to walk on a railroad track? o How does It happen that the autoroobillat who htta the pedestrian la never driving faster than 10 miles an hour? Beware of the sane driver and the slowly movfng auto. a a a Where >r we go There meet* our view The same old sign: ■'GAS—23." DETROIT Times A Golf Atheist Is the Most Suspicious Person on Earth. ——. . 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It is of special concern because In certain quarters there is evident a quite inadequate apprecia tion of the basic truth that the well being of every community depends on the well-being of the individuals of the community, and that there fore the community has a right to intervene for the safeguarding of in dividual health. Many people are pron* to thiak and act aa ts their personal and fam lly health affected themselves alone. They resent attempts to regulate their lives in the interest of the community. They are even Inclined to see in this a menace to family Hfe. Thus the writer of a recent pamphlet that haa come to my bands declares: “You will find that in our schools under the guise of baawinitarianism socialism is being tfsnslated from theory into practice. “Nowhere, I think. Is this more true than 1n New York city. No where has the pel socialistic theory of state supervision of the child, of the substitution of state control for family control, had s more practical result. “For the public schools of New York not only teach the child how to read and write and figure, but bow to sew and cook —things that the mother was at one time sup posed to teach. “The state doctor now examines tb< child, looks at Its teeth. Us balr, Us clothes; takes into bis bands the matter of the health of the child, and recently has also taken up the question of feeding the child.*’ With the pamphleteer’s subse quent plea for the developing of a stronger morality in school chil dren, 1 am In hearty accord. But would not this likewise be so extension of state supervision of the child—an undertaking by the state of a task “supposed” to be undertak en by the father and mother* The fact of the matter Is that both In the field of morals and that of health, many parents are derelict In their duty. Many others, well-in tentloned enough, through poverty or Ignorance fall to do all they should to keep thefr children heal thy. Under these circumstances, and In view of the dependence m eommun ity health on Individual nealth. it la The Keep Well Column HEALTH FIRST. Educators ara awakening to the fact that there la little use In drill ing the school child In the three R s unless a fourth R Is added—an R d*nt that th* m*n tal development. ’ of the child cannot be secured through education unless It haa suf ficient physical vigor to perform the acts required by the educative pro cess. A rather exacting process in this present day Nxtur*- la coru-erned first of ail in maintaln'ng life, and demands that the ene-gy of ‘he child be directed primarily to that end. The normal child is endowed with more energy or vigor thaa la required for nutri tion and growth not merely proper for the slate to intarvene. It is the business of the sute to Intervene As with the schools, so with coin munlty life in general. State intervention, for example, tc compel men to refrain rrom the disease-breeding habit of spitting in public places is Justified on the same ground of community welfare. So Is state intervention to prevent food adulteration and to make sure that food is sold and handled in such a why as to avoid Us becoming infected with disease germs And likewise with state interven tion to banish Infected dust from churches, theaters, snd other places of public resort. Call this socialism If you please It Is something that has to be done, both because too many individuals lack a sense of social responsibility, and because many others are una ware of what they ought to do for the public good. Pointed Paragraphs The best poker hand t* made up of calling card-. Small brothers often come in handy as engagement breakers. A good Job can easily dodge s man wbo has a lame reputation. The chap with the tunny disposi tion baa a shade the best of it. Judicious use of “soft soap ’ has prevented many a black eye. About half the time the average mania forced to grin and bear It. The leap year girl still has plenty of time to look before she leaps. A shrewd man Is waiting at the door when be expects opportunity to knock. Many a loafer thinks he Is killing time, but time continues to do busi ness at the old stand. It takes a man with an unusually good disposition not to care a rap about kind of weather that comes along. A regular woman la always glad when her husband has a holiday, no that he can put In about It) hours doing odd Job* at home. annual meeting of the Okla homa Association of County Super will begin at Oklahoma Clty^ecr fny and continue in session until Saturday. This 'factor of safety" may be regirded as the margin to be utilised by the school for Intellectual de velopment. If vigor be deficient on account of inadequate nutrition. Imperfect breathinr due *o adenoids, constant con.bating of germ poisons from in ;ecf»d tonsils or decayed teeth there Is less 'rargln left to be utilised H? getting education." The msrgio of physical vigor In excess of bodily needs la the cap ital wb'rh the child haa to Inveat in education. It is the Unit business of the rrhool to see that thla capital Is as large as possible Th* v« hool- therefore, should give primary Attention to the health of the children, rnt only for the aake of health itself, but also to the end that education may be more effec tive. —3y Webster. Warning Against Nation's Pet Extravagance. I If »e hud poured all of our icuo j tin* upon all of our paper and set Are to the saturated we could not be in touch worse cam* than that ! which threatens. For common pro- ' pic arc not going to have any of either, ere long, unless we cooperate ; to take care of the situation imme diately. That careless day when the house keeper bu>ily in vented new ways to use up old newspaper* is gone, though l«t us hope, no forever. Only yesterday she could afford to make old papers sa*e her heaps of work: with them she cleaned the stove, wiped grease from the frying pans, brushed the mud from Johnny's shoes, covered »he floor when she fried doughnuts, and then burned all the sera pa in the good cause of san itation. But now, all papers and waste rags must be saved for the Junk mac at the back dorr, or soon there will be do nice wrapping paper and love ly boxes for the parcels coming in at the front door. Something like 15.000 tons of dif ferent kinds of paper and paper board are manufactured In the United States every Jay. Much of it could be turned ever and over again, bnt has not been, because one of the nation's most willful extrava gances la that of waiting paper. Now we are reminded by the gov eminent that we ought to be care ful. Secretary Redfleld of the de partment of agriculture Is sending letters to 4 MO commercial organize Uoas asking cooperation In prevent ing a serious shortage of our paper making materials. This particular economy, which In eludes the saving of every kind of waste paper and rags, will react di rectly to the advantage of every household. It Is not more difficult than sending out the laundry Mon day morning and getting It bark fresh and fine at the end of the week, although the actual processes of collection and distribution are dif ferent Those housekeepers who fail to do their bit of waste paper salvag ing are helping to promote a wide spread and unaccustomed hardship. n Why Stan Twinkle. To the KTditor of The Time*—Will you pl-aa- tell mo why the stars twinkle so? BETTT. The light from a star should come In a straight line to our eyes. There is no reason to suppoee that any thing happens to make it vibrate as It travels through space. But after the rays reach our atmos phere. some may be delayed as the density of the air Is irregular. Or it may be that there Is the same kind of Interference which we no tice when we throw two pebbles Into a pond. The wares overlap. It has been suggested that the twinkling of stare may be caused by the overlapping of wsres of light owing to changing atmospheric con ditions. Hie Waterloo. "Well, greet guns, Gap!" ejaculat ed a neighbor upon meeting Mr. Oap Johnson, of Rumpus RJdge, Ark., rambling around in Tumlinrllle In a most dilapidated condition. "You look like you'd met a bear! What's the matter?" "Nuthln' much,” was the reply, "except that the constable deputised me and three other fellers to help him arrest a lady that was drunk." —Kansas City Star Michigan Republicans will hold their state c*n vent lon today at Lans ing for the selection of delegates-et large to tho national convention. WEDNESDAY, MAY 3. ISIS The Daily Reminder TOMATO ANNIVMUMM 111 f-—Samuel Dexter. U. A senator from Massachusetts and secretary of War under President Adams, died at Athens. N. Y. Born In Boston May i«. im. 141#—Congress organised the Brot committee on agriculture. 14SS-—The Mexicans eannonadad Fort Brown, on the American side of the Rio Orande. 1441 Beginning of a great Are to den Francisco, la which nearly MM buildings were destroyed^ 1414—Descendants of I ■'Bounty" mu tineers removed from Pttaaira island to Norfolk Island. ISlS—Franco declared war to ospol the Austrians from Italy. 1141—President Lincoln oalled for 41.444 volunteers for three years, and added 11714 men to the regular army and liooo to tho navy. IMS —Congress tsndered the thanks of the nation to otfleera. soldiers and ••amen who had fought for tbs Union. 1440—Italy nnlebratod the «Mth na. ntversary of the birth of Maochiavel- It 1440—An International exhibition was opened in Paris In celebration af the centenary of the Frencn revo lution. 14S1—The centenary of the Polish constitution of 1701 was cslebrated in Austrian Poland. 140s—The Tennessee legislature de cided th# governorship contest in fa vor of Peter Turney. OXB YEAR ADO TODAY IN TMD WAR Germans announced capture of farms on British front in Belgium Canada put ban on shipment of grain to the United States. German submarines sank nine Brit. Ish trawlers in North Sea In one Jay. German and Austrian official re ports announced Russian southern armies had been severely defeated In western Galicia. TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS Prince Bernhard von Bu«*lo*. for mer German Imperial chancellor, born In Holstein <7 years ago today. William If. I pharn. former gover nor of Wisconsin, born in Westmins ter. Mass. ", & years ago today. Dixon <*. Williams. Just appointed by I'resldent Wilson to be postmaster of Chicago, horn In Yellvtlle. Ark . 4? years i|<> today Itt. Rev Arthur 8. Lloyd, president of the board of missions of the Pro testant Kpud-upai Uiuji-n. born In Al exandria county, Va., P years ago today Roland G Usher, professor of his tory In Washington university and author of the b«»ok. “I‘tn-Oermsn ism." born at Lynn. Mass. 3* years ago today- M»«i Rev Kdtnond F Prendergast. Catholic archbishop of Philadelphia, born In Clonmel, Ireland. 72 years ago today. Nelson Phillips, chief Justice of th- Texas supreme court, born In Jcffer. son. Tex 41 years ago today. Kditar W flow«\ noted Kansas edt t u and author, born In Treaty, lnd., 42 years ago today I,m* <»ln llulley. president of John H Stetson university, born at Cam den. N J , SI years ago today. Charles c Harrison, former provost of the University of Pennsylvania. b»lrn In Philadelphia 73 years ago today. Julia Arthur, one of the celebrated actresses of the American stage, born in Hamilton. «>nt 17 year* ago today Epps Ittxey. pitcher of the Phila delphia National league baseball team, born In Culpeper, Va.. 24 years ago today. A Poem a Day J TMIC ttOSI.II or TMK HOI »K. When I corns home In the dark o' night And everything a still ass mouse There e on* who greets me with all his might I The Goblin of the House. ! I hear his voice when t put the key bllently Into the lock. I But he s so eager to welcome ms lie doth my silence mock And when I ni safe Inside the door. Thinhtng once more he's still, He walks with me across the floor Talking to me at w*>l. He goes with me right up the stairs, Steps on my toe and makes me stumble. Bewitches my match so It never (tares. But it does no good to grumble. He sits on the hinge of my door that swings A quarter circle full. Then Just an I think he's taken wings He breaks the quiet lull. The jock on the window is his de light He sings as 1 raise the sash And always sets a rhalr Just right For me to bump—kersmash! Whrn Ihe sun la high I can roarn about Then he's as still ss a mouse. But In dark <•' night he will come out This Goblin of the House —Chester Chapman. Preparedness for Pete*. America Isn't really prepared for existence, let alone for war! Our tnphsrard industries are about xa well co-ordinated as a bunch of boys playing duck-on the rock in a vacant lot. That's the reason for tho "census of industry" now under way. by re quest of the president and under (he auspices of the committee on in dustrial preparedness of the naval advisory board We haven't any special reason to sneer at the Inefficiency of our army bureaucracy, for thta inefficiency Is no more marked than that of the nation at large In Its dally life. We must mobilise the nation—the entire hundred million—before we can hope to cope with any European power cither In ear or peace; for although we admit that Europe Is ear mud we must not overlook the war method In her war madness. There are no "false starts" In Germany today; every step Is for ward If possible or backward If necessary—but never sidewise. About two moves out of every three we make In these United States are useless, or unnecessary, or harmful. If yon don’t believe It, ask any candid factory executive— he'll tell you there's a whole lot of waste energy In this land, from the hand that rocks the cradle to the hand that signs the checks. And when American industry Is organized and run on sn efficient basis, let's keep it that way—as It will be kept. If we ran prepare the United States to support a war, we can pre pare It not to support poverty, and wege-slavrry, and Injustice. If we "organise" for the good of the ns lien, we can "organise" for the good of the population! let’s do it! Aocording to tradition Ireland was A rat colonised by the Phoenicians about 2000 B. C. Modern Religion •V OIK. FRANK OMANI (Copyright, 1911, by Frank Crane) Th«y hid a religious congress last Feb ruary down in Panamm where eotne signi ficant things were eaid. We have got in to the nit of thinking that churches arc droning away at expounding doctrines that arc aa 'lunar politics” to ordinary folk, and that preachers and missionaries arc the moat unpractical of men. If yon read Willard Price's article in the March 18th issue of The Survey, you may change your opinion, and realise that the religious forces are quietly changing tactics, and are going at the conquest of the world in the new spirit of social service which after all is prob ably nearer than theological doctrine bat tling to the spirit of primitive Chris tianity. To be sure one brother from Cuba de livered his reactionary soul as follows: ‘The tourist who comes to me hoping to learn something about the political, industrial or commercial conditions of Cuba will be badly disappointed. I don’t know anything about the fruit situation or the sugar situation in Cuba. These things are none of my business. My business is to know nothing but Jesus Christ, and Him crucified.” But the general tone of the congress was against him. “It is especially timely to emphasize the social gospel in South America now.” said Profes*sor William Adams Brown. Professor Eduardo Monteverde. of Montevideo, declared. “This is the age of applied Christianity.” And Bishop Lambuth of the Methodist Episcopal Church stated that “social service opens anew avenue of approach.” Reports indicated that Christian work ers were applying themselves to the most intensely practical problems of the people throughout Latin America. Industrial education is being carried on by missions in Mexico, Brazil, Chili, Peru, and Bolivia. The Friends, Presby terians, and Episcopalians are pushing industrial farms and schools in Mexico. A farmer-preacher in Brazil is teach ing the use of American farm machin ery and scientific methods, so that one Brazilian farmer will be able to do the work which formerly took five. The South American Missionary So ciety teaches farming, gardening, car pentry, and weaving in its schools in Chili. A diploma from the Methodist com mercial school in Buenos Ayres is ac cepted by the government. A vigorous Httle missionary woman In Mayaguez, Porto Rico, has a social set tlement, and is organizing the first move ever made in Porto Rico against prosti tution. A missionary preacher in Panama hat got together a numlter of the West In dian Negroes, w ho, having been laid off from work on the Canal, were rapidly drifting to starvation and crime, and es tablished a colony of three hundred fam ilies. and built up a prosperous agricul tural community on a tract of land he obtained from the Panama government, east of Gatun Lake. The Y. M. C. A. everywhere is doing such work as maintaining employment bureaus, securing work for immigrants, encouraging savings banks and training boys for business. The missionaries are attacking tuber culosis. teaching the use of-the tooth brush, feeding half-starved children so they can go to school, showing the au thorities they ought to let the little ones play in the public parks, and teaching the little ones to play; they have cook ing schools, sewing-schools, and type writing-schools; they are fighting flies and mosquitoes; they have come down out of the temple and are grappling with the real needs of the people. Dr. Grenfell, of Labrador, condensed the modem missionary programme into a sentence: “When you set out to commend your gospel to one who doesn’t want it, there is only one way to go about it—do some thing for them that they'll understand." Something is going to happen if this keep up. When the world awakes to realize that heaven life means fuller life, health, education, and justice, instead of some last century’s quarrel over dogma, then we shall have anew heaven, and when we get anew heaven we shall have anew earth. GASOUNE ECONOMY. Most drivers of automobile* use more gaso- Una than their rare* need. Instead of rnsslns the Standard Oil pirates, spend half an hour In aarertalntng how little gasoline jrou ran use without loss of driving power. One must lenrn this for himself, as the seller* of cars seem not to know, and assuredly do not earn—ChtaAfO Tribune.