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DETROIT TIMES P», riitlplnl miT ***nlnf except Hunday by the r Detroit Time* |®', Sofeoerlptloß Rate* —By carrier. 25 rent* a >■ Mth; IS * year. By mail, »3 par year, payable • ' TMoobona —Main 4530, connecting all depart- BMMMt* Olva Timas' operator name of department EwjyM* wanted, Bubacrlptlon order* or com- of frregulag delivery may be received by ! , pietf up to 111 p. m. ■ —" Bote red at the PoetoOlce at Detroit a* aecond .'■oam Mali natter. . The use of the name of this corporation and fts oMcera In any outside project Is unauthor ised. All accredited buslnma representatives carry and should bn required to show creden tials Signed by Richard W. Reading, business manager. SATTRDAY. JULY I. 1914. . a— 1 ■■■■— ■■■■»■■■— , “Wd will never bring disgrace to this our dtp by any act of dishonesty or cowardice, nor ever desert our suffering comrades in the ranks. We Will light for the ideals and sacred things of The city, both alone and with many; we will reverc\ and obey the city's laws and do our best to incite and Uke respect and reverence In those above us oho are prone to annul or set them at naught; we will strive unceasingly to quicken the public's Sense of civic duty. Thus In oil these ways we totfl transmit this city not only not less but greater, better and more beautiful than it was transmitted to as.”— Oath of the Young Men of JUksai Hie Crowd Around a Drank—Some Who Were Conspicuously Absent There is a patrol box at the corner of Grand River-ave. and Park-pl. By the patrol box stood a policeman. With a hand firripping the left sleeve of Ms coat, the policeman held a man who was drunk. Around the policeman and his prisoner there was a crowd. It was the kind of crowd that always collects quickly in the street There were business men in it, profes sional men, workingmen, boys and wo- The drunk swayed back and forth on hie pfa* during the wait for the wagon, now and then expressing a derogatory opinion of policemen and one policeman i in particular. He applied several hard names to the policeman. The policeman yanked the drunk wound until he faced him and then cuffed fiftw hard on a nose that was already crooked from having been hit before. “Shut up that kind of talk,” growled the officer. “*Ball right, Mr. P’liceman,” drawled Hie drunk. “ Tyou think you can make that any crookederer than ’tis now, two t *nother guess cornin’, see ?” Stupefied by whisky, irresponsible for Ids words, the poor devil had to take the officer's beating. . He turned his pockets inside out and they were empty. His last cent gone, the saloon where he had spent his money and made "a good fellow of himself’ had probably put him out into the street. There an officer found him and ar rested him. And, as we have said, a crowd collect ed. And, as we have said, there were all aorts of persons in this crowd, even wo men who didn’t move despite the vile talk of the drunk. The noticeable thing in connection with this crowd, however, was in what it looked— the fact of those who were NOT foment The saloonkeeper who sold the drunk his boose was not there—he had the man's money and was no longer interest ed, it seems. The wholesaler who sold the booze to the retailer was not there. Probably out seeking the shade and the fresh air in his limousine. The brewer who made the beer that was sold to the man and the distiller who made the whisky that was sold to the man—they were not there, either. Out on their yachts, getting the cool ing breezes, where they wouldn't be dis turbed by drunken men, no doubt The wagon came. The officer pushed the drunk into it, gad hustled him off to a cell in the sta j Great idea: i* RTs legal to make and sell enough of Pfe stuff to make a man drunk. fit* state approves of that. KpiA If a man drinks enough of it to make him drunk, THAT is AGAINST the law. And the state locks the man behind steel bars. We wondered if the man had a wife and children. The Sequel Is Tears. She that was Margaret Abercombie, spinater, society belle of Frisco and pronounced b> Aft-si Harrison Fisher to be ".the most beautiful girl in California." I* in tears. . . She married "Dr.’* Sherman Crawford, who 1* now under charges of not being a nicely uni formed young naval officer and a ho, on being Jailed for bigamy, had in his pockets but >4 . a powder puff and a small mirror. Seems to-be another case of "the most beauti ful girl” and the young social lion, .in<.. i would be interesting to know bow many lives are ruined by public flattery of artists and others, including some publishers. Any girl with any symptoms of beauty is vain. Along comes some artist and pronounces her the m>*»t beautiful." her picture gets into the newspapers and all the vanity in her goes to boiling- wlftpMH She receives scores of "mash letters, pro posals of marriage and other verbal flattery until she’s simply vanity-mad. and certain that she s entitled to the pick of the men. Mavbe. in her social sphere, the pick Is a joung fellow who is swashing around In a uni form. The uniform sort of obviates any necessity of investigation of his antecedents or his invisible means of support and, being he’s a social lion, he naturally falls to the lot of "the most beautiful girl ** There's no thoug• inching BTm,' before marriage, to discover if he has anything save u powder puff and a hand nurror. It is simply a matter of "the most beautiful” landing the most charming whom all the other girls are after. Vanity is the most tempting bait that's put In villainy’s trap. Parents who feed the vanity of their children make a mistake. When the feeding Is publicly done, the mis take is very likely to be fatal. It Is nice, it Is ] desirable to be beautiful, but when you hang 1 your beauty out in public, you can be sure that I the daws will peck at it. From Another Point ot View By C. T. S. Let’s see; what was it you were saying about our cold summer? * • • At that, we doubt whether you ought to change ’em. • • • OUR HOOKED LADDER DEPARTMENT Mr. St. Clair advertises for a lost ladder. Who’s got It? Somebody borrowed it. Re turn it and no questions will be asked. You can't climb to fame, wealth or heaven on a ladder, particularly If it belongs to your neighbor. Return the ladder.—Clinch Valley News, Taxewell, Va. • • • A newspaper item says the peach crop is not as good a£ last year. The man who wrote that item hasn't been on Woodward-ave. lately, we’ll bet. * * • The most prosperous salesman we ever knew rang up “No Sale” oftenest. 00m WANTED —25 men to handle lumber. 3.' cents per hour; money advanced for meals. —From the liner page. But that isn’t as lucrative a job as it appears to be, YVe don’t know whether it is still the custom, but it used to lie, to deduct time for picking out slivers. It was claimed by the employers that un less they enforced that stipulation, the men would wait until after hours and then charge time and a half. • • • BECAUSE THEY’RE HERE Cool and rainy davs decrying: Long for -umnier day a-.-Mghing: Well, they’re here! Electric fan* are twirling; Soda drinks a swirling Please, sir, over here." Picnic b -llis are ringing; Come, your lunch box bringing, Down to the pier; Garbage pail a smelling, To the Ice man veiling "Another piece in here.” Boys are lr. a swimming; Girls "equiil rights” are singing In the water clear; Soldiers are a sweating; On “no war” were betting; Give a rousing cheer. Old folks are a waking Their wrinkled brows a-sopplng Or a scalding tear; Cool and rainy days decrying; Long for summer days a-slghing; Well, they're here! • v • A doctor down east says we sleep too much. Os course this doctor, being down east, doesn’t know, in our case, for in stance, that we have one neighbor who raises roosters and another who is just beginning on the violin. • • • These Thing* Cannot Be True Becauae T. R. Haa Not Yet Indorsed the Democratic Administration C. T. S. —Please answer the following ques tions: (1) Is It true that all theaters In Belgium open their performances by singing Die Vacht Am Rhine? (2) Is It true that England Is secretly sneaking ship loads of food Into Germany? (3) Is It true that Kaiser William ter minates all his prayers with the words Unt lirber Got. boch den Wilson über alles? (4) la It true that Villa has the words and music of the star spangled banner past ed In the crown of his hat ? (5) Po you accept Vllllsta currency in payment for publishing poems? I have a large number to send you If the rate Is not too high. The foregoing information Is wanted for a book of statistics soon to be published. STATISTICIAN. If only we could have met the Ath letics in their present state those years we had a chance for the pennant. • m • There are said to be 2,000 muscles in an elephant’s trunk. Packed, very evi dently, by a woman. a a a Our old friend, the Doc, says there may be a cherry season but never a season for swallowing the pits. DETROIT TIMES YVomen in Summer Furs Watching a Victim of Heat Prostration, fCorjmftit. IS IS. t>_> H T Wrtitar > “I’VE SEEN IT BEFORE” •V H. ADDINGTON SHUCK Author of “Tha Riddle of Personality ,** "Psychology and Parenthood.” etc. There is a curious mental phenom enon which has needlessly alarmed many people. Ordinary scientists, fond of jaw breaking words, call It ••paramnesia.” French scientists, with their usual ability to coin tell ing phrases, call it the phenomenon of the "deja ru * or the "already seen.” This phenomenon occurs when a pei*on reading something for the Irst time, or going to anew place, •ft ej<v unaccountably familiar with wliat he is rcadiug or 6e*mg. Puz zled. lie exclaims to himself: "Why, this Unit new to me at all. I've keen it before." Yet -* 11 the while he feels certain that he has never seen It before. There are many people to whom this phenomenon never occurs. On the opposite, there are some to whom it is of frequent occurrence. Commonly it occnrs to people only once in a great while, but when It does occur It always make a pro found impression on the mind. fccine people regard it as a super natural, mystic occurrence. Thus, one > oiuie woman who had a typical \ieja vu” experience, relates it as follows: "Souk years ago. seeking employ ment, I went to a city I had never before visited. It was two hundred rude* from my home. "The moment 1 parsed out of the railway station In that city, l was startled at tlndmg myself *n a square perfectly lamlllar to roe. "I did not need to ask any ques tions as to the direction I should take I knew without asking that I had only to tAke the street to the left In order s o get to the main busi ness section. "The feeling of familiarity persist ed until i reached my new home, a board in ehouse. Yet I certainly had not been in that city before —at ail event*, not in roy physical body. "I have often found myself won dering whether I might not have visited It clairvoyantly In my ‘astral’ body, while my physical body was asleep. Only In Ibis way can I ac count for my strange experience.” Actually, however, there 1* anoth er and far simpler way of account ing for It. This simpler, and undoubtedly cor rect, way would Insist that the whole experience represents nothing more than the unrecognized upsurg- Every person should remember that it is essential to health to ventilate a bed thrown off when people sleep exactly as much as when they are awake. Yet scores of men and women forget appar ently that there Is any need of an exit for the impure breath or that it Is essential to have a source of fresh air. On retiring the bedroom windows should be raised from the bottom and lowered from the top. If there are two windows raise one from the bottom and lower the other from The Keep Well Column BEDROOM VENTILATION. Ing of memories of pictures and ac counts of the city seen by the new comer at some time previous to her departure from home. These may have been plcturee— newspaper views, for example—and accounts at which she had barely glanced. But even a fleeting glance, as every modem psychologist know*, would be enough to make a lasting impression on the mechanism of her memory - . This subconscious Impression could be revived by association of Ideas as aeon as she saw the city It self Then. especially if she were tired, a memory confusion might readily result, to give rise to the false feeling of having already been in the city. Most instances of ths "already seen.” it may be said emphatically, are thus explainable. They res* on forgotten memories of things seen or heard relating to the place that one is visiting In person for the flrst time But sometimes not even this ele ment of subconscious, forgotten memories Is present. The experience Is wholly Illusory, and la due to faulty brain functioning. I>et me add that though an occa sional experience of this sort means nothing In particular, repeated ex periences Indicate a state of nervous tension that ahould be looked Into by a specialist In nervous and men tal troubles. Let the People Rule —and Write Dry Northwest Makes a Qood Report. To the Editor of The Times: I am reading your editorials with pleasure and interest, and admire your stand against booze. There is something wrong with the people of any place who uphold liquor, In view of the statistics concerning It Oregon and Washington are "dry.*' and most excellent result* have fol lowed. even though It Is only six months along. Arrests for drunk ennesa are leas than one-flfth; vag rancy are In about the same propor tion. the poor house la receiving fewer people, many sheriffs of the states *ay they have very little to do. and merchants all over the state the top. The one raised should he toward the aide from which the wind Is blowing. The lowered one should be on the other aide. If the room haa a window or windows on one aide only. It la often necessary to open the transom on the other side of the room or per haps leave the door open a few Inches to create a current of air. Do you make uee of the “lungs” —of the city — the public parka? Now that the weather la fine take your share of the free fresh air. Don’t let the other fellow beat you out of the health-giving devices which Dims Nature has provided In lAr*»’ enough quantities to go around. Joan or Arc could not read or write. ar*» Rayln* how much better there business is. A local Iron works states some interesting things about their work men. Many of the skilled workmen who are sober, are leaving San Francisco and other places where booze is sold, and are coming to Portland where they can hare “dry” surroundings. Some of the workers in the same shop left Portland to go to California, where they can get booxe. and this class of u*4e slrable citizens have left the State but better citizens haw taken their place. One washerwoman who has done the laundry for some of the employes of this shop in the past, told them the other day that she could not take their laundry any more, and upon inquiry she said her husband was bringing home his check, and she did not hare to work as she for nerly did when he drank It up. One good workman In the shop usually got drunk Sat urday night, and did not show up until about Wednesday morning, losing two working days per week on account of his llqnor habits. He is now coming to work every day on time. The managers of logging camps state that Saturday nights, where they could get liquor they would drink all of Sunday and did not go to work until Monday afternoon, on account of the liquor habit. Sav ings bank deposits have Increased, bread wagons announce there haa not been as much stale bread re turned to the bakeries as formerly, and there is a better tendency for better citizenship throughout the state. I am amazed that reputable citi zens will stand for a state con trolled by saloonkeepers and graft ers as your city seem* to be. You should have the solid support of every decent citizen of your city, and I hope It will not be long be fore they will recognize your work in that community. H. O. COTTON. Portland, Oregon, June 29, 1919. Pointed Paragraphs Live slowly if you would live long. Sand I* one of the Important In gredients in the eUxlr of success. It’s hard for most of us to he good when we have a chance not to be. While the telegraph annihilates time the mesaanger boy may kill It If a man haa no show at home It Is up to liim to patronize a circus. Women with natursl curls are apt to have a few kinks in their disposi tion*. So, Maude, people who pay their money at the gate are not given gate receipts. Instea'd of harvesting hi* crop of wild oats a wise man reform* and th*y go to seed. We always feel rorry for a natu rally talkative woman who ha* an impediment In her speech. Some men rob widows and or phan* nnd then try to square them selves hy giving 10 per cent to the Lord. A woman isn’t satisfied with a purchase unless she can make her self believe that she got more than her money's worth. It’s the contrariness of her sea that causes a woman to love a man after she thinks she has broken hla heart hy not loving him. The Ohio man who, at the age of nlnety-thieo. too* unto himself a wife is a living exnmple of the fact that one never gets too old to be foolish. The Daily Reminder j TODAY'S ANNIVERSARIES KSt—llen Aksrcrviubls attacked Fort TuonUei o|« amt wss rspuls*<l 17*S —Fitx-Gresne tlallsck, th* Connecticut bookksspsr who wrote tlio stfirlns martial poem. "Mart*** Boxer ns. ' born at Guilford, Ct I Mad thsrs Nov. IS. lit?. 11l I—tiamalna of den. Montgom ery. uttar raaiins <3 > ear* at Mu»- bac. war# brought to New York and tlacad m a monument in front ol St a ill's chuivh. IS.S —l‘ercy Bysshe Shalley, the fa out peat, drowned off Leghorn. Italy. Born in Surrey. Kngtand. Aug 4. I.M. IKS—The Italian army croaaed the I'o river and invaded Venetia MM—Grover Cleveland waa nomi nated for president by the Democra tic national convention at Chicago. tins—The Ancient and Honorable Artillery company of Boston was re ceived by Queen Victoria at \t ind oor. ill!—lehani O. Harris. United Stale* **natnr from Tenueesee. died In Washington. D. C Born in Frank lin county, Tenn., Feb. 10. till. 11)1—Admiral Dewar’s Vessels took possession of lsla Grande. In stub la bay. near Manila. Mil Persia formally declared war on Bulgaria. ills—Kli at women Justices in the British empire were appointed in South Australia. ORE YEAR AOO TODAY IN THE WAR I-ast German forces In South Af rica surrendered to Gen Botha. Italy closed Adriatic aea In exten sion of blockade. Kusslan* surprised Austrians un der Archduke Joseph Ferdinand and raptured 11.000 Get mans, using clouds of poison ous gas. gained ground on the War saw front Germany delivered to Ambassador Geraiil her reply to the Amerlran note of June I regarding submarine warfare TODAY’* BIRTHDAY* Count Ferdinand von Zeppsltll. in ventor of the alrahipa with which Germany has raided Kngland. born at Constance 74 years ago today. John D Rockefeller. Standard Oil magnate and one of the world e wealthiest men. born at Itlchford. N Y 77 years ago today James B McCreary ex-U. R sen ator and former governor of Ken tucky. born in Madtson county. Kv , 71 years ago today. Andrew M. Route. president of Georgia State College or Agriculture, born at Hamilton. Gnt. 44 years ago today. Dee <"*ruce, former governor of Ok lahoma. born In Crittenden county. Ky . 5.1 years ago today Frank B Brandrgee. V P senator from Connecticut, born at New I.on don. Ct.. 52 years ago today. Hear Admiral Willard M Brown son. l r K. N.. retired, born at Lyons. N Y.. 71 years ago today. Justice Peter A Hendri ek of the supreme court of New York, horn at Penn Van. N Y.. 51 rears ago today. Ivey B Wlngo. catcher of the Cin cinnati National league baseball team, born at Norcrosa, Go.. >6 years ago today. A Poem a Day LINCOLN. THE HAN OF THE PEOPI.E When the Norn Mother saw the Whirlwind Hour Greatenlng and darkening aa It hur ried «n. She left the Heaven of Heroea and ame down To make a man to maet the mortal need She took the tried rlay of the com mon road— Clay warm yet with the genial heat of earth. flashed through It all a strain of prophecy; Tempered the heap with thrill of hu man teara. Then mixed a laughter with the seri ous stuff. Into th» shape she breathed a flam* to tight That tender, t raglc. ever-changing fat e Here was a man to hold against the world. A man to match the mountains and tho a* a. The color of the ground was In him. the red earth. The smack and tang of elemental things. The rectitude and patience of the cliff; The good-will of the rain that love* all leaves; Tha friendly welcome of ths wayalde wall; The courage of the bird that dares the sea; The gladness of the wind that shake* the corn. The pity of the snow that hide* all scars; The **< racy of tha streams that make their way Beneath the mountain to the rifted rock; The tolerance and equity of light That gives aa freely to the shrinking flower As to tha great oak flaring to tha wind— To the grave's low hill as to the Mat terhorn That shoulders out tha sky. Sprung from tha west. The strength of virgin forests braead hla mind. The huah of apactous prairies stilled his souL Up from log eahtn to tha capltol. One fire was on hla spirit, one re solve— To send the keen ax to tha root of wrong. Clearing a free way for tha fast of Ood. And evermore ha burned to do hla deed With the fine stroke and gesture of Ha rail pile as ha bn tit tha etate. Pouring hla splendid strength through every blow. The conscience of him testing every atroke. To make his dead tha measure of a man. Bo came tha oaptain with the mighty heart; And when the Judgment thunders split the house. Wrenching tha rafters from their an cient rest. He held tha ridgepole up, and spiked again The rafters of tha home. He held hla place— Held the long purpose like a grow ing tree— Held on through blame and faltered not at praise. And when he fell In whirlwind ha want down Aa whan a lordly cedar, green with bougha. One* down with a great shout upon tha hills. And leaves a lonesome place against the sky. —Edwin Markham. The Old Gardener Saji That tho squash borer Is al most as cowardly a post as the cutworm, which does Its nofart ous work after nightfall. The boror conceals Itself within the stalks and foods away with Its presence unsuspected until tho leaves begin to wilt down. The way to frustrate this unwelcome visitor Is to covsr the vines with earth at every other Joint or so. Now roots will be formed at these points and no great harm will be doae If part of the plant Is destroyed. SATURDAY, JULY 8, 1916 Conscience and Efficiency. •Y DR. FRANK CRANE (Cop>right. 1915, hy Frank Crane) \N hen in the course of evolution man appeared on the earth he became «u --preme, he mastered all the other animals. Those he could not use he exterminated. That was because he had brains. ’ Men fought with each other, like beasts, until there "us developed in them the force we call conscience. With con science came the possibility of social life, organized companionship, and co-opera tion; in other words, civilization. Conscience is the faculty by which we sense right and wrong. In proportion to its presence the general welfare of man kind rises; in proportion to its absence men tend to disintegrate, to destroy the products of their own organized energy, and thus revert to the brute. Man differs from the beast in that he is improvable. The beast begins where his father began; the man begins where his father left ofl*, thus making contin uous progress. Man’s progress has been amazing. He has built cities, accumulated knowledge, created art, multiplied inventions. And in all these directions his work has been permanent only as it has been subject to the check of conscience. Not force but justice is the secret of humanity’s advance. This we recognize aa to individuals; as to organizations (parties, nations, cor porations, etc.), we do not sufficiently acknowledge the necessity of conscience to permanence. lienee twentieth century calamities. The lie of lies is that conscience need not bind organizations, that there is one morality for the individual and another for the group. Organization may be a good thing, the way out of barbarism, the means of en riching and beautifying human life. Or it may be a most deadly and damnable thing. All in accordance with the growth of group conscience keeping step with group power. For instance, co-operation in business makes possible the enormous wealth of modern times. Hut the great combina tions turn and destroy the people when there is no combination conscience. Labor unions are helpful until they get the notion that the organization of la borers may rightfully do deeds of vio lence that would be wrong in a private person. Cities grow corrupt there is no civic conscience. While aldermen, as individuals, would not lie, cheat, and rob, yet as a party or council they think they may do these things. One man may not murder his fellow. If he does he is hanged. Dut an army of men may murder and bum, and consider it glorious. Right here is the breaking point in civilization. Where there is collective efficiency but no collective conscience efficiency begins to devour itself. We must get over supposing conscience to be merely a Sunday school affair, a matter of being nice and good and pretty. It is a matter of life and death. It is as essential to progress and power as brains and organization and force are. Without it efficiency rots. The first twenty centuries of Chris tianity applied conscience to the individ ual. Yet it was supposed that to tha state, the church, the corporation, and the union, conscience did not apply. We see the result. Europe is destroy ing her civilization in an orgy of suicide. America is beaded for the breakers be cause we have built up communal effi ciency without communal conscience. We cannot cheat destiny. The wages of national, corporate, organized sin is also death, as much more terrible than individual destruction as the organization is greater than the man. Socialism may come, in one form or an other, but unless it is accompanied by a socialized conscience it will simply mean greater, wider, more appalling ruin. The church cannot go on preaching Jesus to individuals and Macchiavelli to states. At last the high gods weary of such stupidity and send the deluge. SEVERAL VARIETIES Did you hare anythin* in your garden thla spring’ Oh. ye*, several varieties. What, for Instance? Oh, Plymouth Rocks nnd Leghorn*.—Judge. BYPRODUCT "Tour son Is a product of the university, I take It?" saJd the polite visitor. "A sort of by-product,” replied Mr. Selph msde "He was fired out of three of them."— Puck. A process invented bv an Italian chemist for eytraetlng essential oils from citrus fruits Is said not to affect the chemlral properties of the oils In any way, and It Is predicted that It eventually will resolutlonlze the Industry.