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DETROIT TIMES fjf psr ‘ year. payable £< TalMhon* Main «•*<>. connecting all depart ——Olva Timas’ operator name of department _ ni raoa wanted. Subscription orders or com nla/ats of IrrsgUlar delivery may be received by ptMMM wp to «:10 9 «. L Batsrsd at the Postofllce at Detroit as second elan# mall matter. BATURDAY. JULY 15. 191« “Yokngntrr. you don't know irhat it is to be withoi, t a family, without a home, without a covntnr. And if you are ever tempted to say a word or do a thing that shall put a bar between yon and your family, your home end your i Country, ffod in His meet y to take you that , instant home to His own heaven. Stick by your I family, boy ; forget that you hav* a srlf while | you da everything for them Think of your h>me, i hoy; write and send apd talk about it. Let if be , I—rrr to your thought the farther you have to travel from it; and ruth to it when you are free. And for your country, boy, never dream a dream tot of serving her as she bids you. though that pprvice carry you through a thousand hells. Ao mutter what happens to you, no matter who flatters you or who abuses you, never look at mother flag, never let a night pass but you pray 904 to bless the Stars and Stripes. Remember that you belong to your own country as you halang to your o»r» mother; stand by her as you Would stand by your ou?n mother." —Edward Everett Hala. Let Us All, As Peace Lovers, Be Very Thankful That Somebody Lied! We have heard it remarked that no Mfirs is good news. A preference for good news may ex-' jJetw why some people take an evening paper other than The Times. But that is neither here nor there. What we want to interest you in is a which reached this office Fri 4ap, to prove that news, upon occasions, Isn't news at aIL jiv dispatch came from Lima, Ohio,! ■Jut 10:1ft p. m., and read: UMA, O* July 14. —Bandits who were f: Dote Si aa effort to hold up the fast Broad way aagram at the Pennsylvania railroad. Soar Moaroertlle, Ind.. today discharged k' amral loads of bockahot at passengers rid the Obaervatlon platform at tne rear Bk W** train. * iMfirta reaching here said that R. J. PfEpa, of Pittsburgh, was seriously Injured SfuT that others sustained wounds. Wood afSS hit la eight places. This was what the telegraph editor JaMMdiately seized upon as some real VRWa, blit it was modified somewhat at 10:40 when another dispatch was re- reading as follows: jjrfii, 0., July 14.—Two persons were Injured when an unknown man aied a shotgun of buckshot Into a group of passengers on the rear platform of the ob eerreflnn car of the east bound Broadway (halted, the Pennsylvania railroad’s 20 hour between Chicago and New York, late rjaTer(lst The shooting took place near ifaples, lad. The did not see tga SMB, hut as soon as the report of the v gea was heard, e young man employe of the railroad from Pittsburgh and a young wo l; ’ Wan ea route to Philadelphia cried out that they had been wounded. The trsln was alogpsd la Lima 15 minutes and Dr. J. B. * Veil attended the victims. They were un able to describe the man who did the shoot tarn ae the train was moving too rapidly. of the railroad absolutely refused te give out the name# of the wounded per sene and detectives declared there was no evidence of ea attempt to hold up the train. While there was an apparent disposi tion in that second dispatch to hedge, it Mft*t begin to compare with the appar iOt disposition in the third dispatch to hedge some more. The third one, reach-1 tag us at 10:46, read: CHICAGO, July 14. — In an official state ment leaned today by the assistant general passenger agent’s office of the Pennsylvania railroad, regarding the reported attack on . the Broadway express, near Maples. Ind., It was stated that a small boy fired a load of Shot at the observation car as it sped past. “U was just a boyish prank,” the railroad Official said. “A boy was sitting on the s fmce. He fired the shotgun at the passen gers on the observation plAtforni. R. J. Wood, of Pittsburgh, stenographer for Gen an! Freight Agent Connolly, of the Penn eylveala road, one of the passengers, was A hit in the leg by one of the shot. No one else was Injured, so far as reported to us "The hoy la being sought by officials, al i. though the train was going so fast It must « have been a mile or two beyond the spot bo- Ei tore anyone really knew what had bap- V paaed." Only a shattered fragment of what V parumiaed to be fi corking sensation re p PMined by this time, but at 10:51 the i whole thing dried up and blew away in &• the following Anal word : ferORT WAYNE, Ind., July lA-Pennsyl ► K vaaia railroad officials here denied today aa attempt bad been made to rob the ina.taMalgbt Chicago to New York express near BteEUMftlA h 4, and said that the story had from an Incident that involved small In lUll 0 Shotgun and squirrels, ggrßlpi "OtaeU hoys shot St s squirrel as MSfeClMh was passing near Maples, Ind,” ■ v \ said one official, ‘‘and some of the shot hit the rear coach." So, you see, there are times when news is no news.- Let us all be very, very thankful that what promised to be a big piece of news proved .no news, THERF.B\ AVERTING THE POSSIBILITY OF WAR WITH INDIANA. The idea is this: If this had proven to be a regular bandit raid it would have proven at the same time that the governor of. Indiana is not capable of keeping down Indiana bandits, and it would have been neces sary for us to send troops in to kill bandits, and it would have been neces everybody in Indiana, women, and chil dren included. And the worst of it is, we need all of our troops just now down Mexico way to satisfy United States capitalists in Mexico who have found exploiting Mexico to be a bit dangerous. We are certainly glad that it wasn’t bandits, A Growing Autocracy. A strike vote is now being circulated among the engineers, firemen, conductors and other trainmen of the country, and we are told by railroad papers that the officers of the Brother hood of Trainmen are doing everything possibb to obtain an affirmative vote. They claim that ih« ballot gives no se; ate opportunity of voting for or against arbitration, and that the campaign Is conducted so that every man is compelled to vote or be counted on the negative side They are obliged to vqfe In the presence of the committee chairman and without discussing any of the questions involved. The Order of Railway Conductors has amend ed its by-laws so that associations shall be tak n as the unit, rather than lines of railroad. If two-thirds of the members of an association vote to strike, all the lines in that territory will be considered to have voted for it, whether two thirds on some railroads are in favor of it or not. Thus employes would be obliged to take part in a strike which they had voted against. Tile vote is not a direct ord*-r to strike, but gives power to the chief executive and chair man of the brotherhood to order one "if they are unable to otherwise effect a settlement sat isfactory to them." One can readily see that this places autocratic power in the hands of these officials. The Pennsylvania Railroad has placed posters throughout the system which Is an appeal to the 225,000 men of the railroad, signed by the president. It save **No Just reason for Interrupting the serried exists. The railroads have offered to arbitrate every question raised by the demands which have been presented. The representatives of the men. however, rejected this offer and have issued strike ballots." We seem to be approaching a position be tween the devil and the deep sea. Exploitation of labor is one thing. Exploitation of capital is another. Between the two the only gainers seem to be those gentlemen who order the strike at their own discretion, after the working man has.been obliged to vote without choice of arbitration. The power of kings and queens has been large ly curtailed. In all but two countries they are little more than figureheads, but America has a growing autocracy which does not parade in ermine and Jewels and Is all the more to be feared on that account. It Is rising up like a serpent and stinging laborer and capitalist alike. Under the guise of loyalty, it is placing labor in a more abject position than it has ever held since the days of serfdom and slavery. From Another Point ot View By C. T. S. A man shot while riding on the plat form of a Pennsylvania train was re ported to have been “hit in eight places." It will be very evident to you that it was one of the Pennsylvania's fast trains. • * • It is an afterthought, of course, hut it would have been wise on his part to have left the train in the first place he was hit. • • • There is an indication that the British are counting on the war extending into next winter in the report that they have taken Mametz wood. • • • The query is not ours; it is from Phyllis: “I understand," she writes, "that linen collars which sold once at two for a quarter, are now 15 cents straight, but if you don’t care to pay that much perhaps the store will cellu loid." a a o We know what we’d do if w*e had to go in swimming where there was a man eating * shark. We’d borrow some woman’s bathing suit. • u • C. T. S.—We arc picking out the studies for our boy when he enters high school this fall, and we are undecided about geography. Would you recommend that he take up geography? PARENT. Geography by all means. Were it not for geography, how could you expect your boy to know that fly paper comes from the River Styx. • • • "My son neither smokes, chews, drinks nor swears, and is a good boy, but will not work and insists on living on me," said Horace Deal in court. In which case, we would suggest, a good Deal depends. * * * What has become of the old-fashioned campaign that people took an interest in. Oh hum, hum, hum. Swat the fly. • • a wash washin’ th’ EEEclipse, my DETROIT TIMES she Conventional Movie Ending. bH international movie b (Copvnftit 10(6 *r» H T Webstar) LIES AND IMAGINATION. BY H. ADDINGTON BRUCE -thorof The rtlddle of FersonaUijr ,“ ''Psychology and Parenthood.'* etc. The other day I read In a current magazine a short story by Max Beerbaum, developing most deftly a psychological problem of consid erable interest and of special Inter ests to parent. Mr. Beerbohms story dealt with the curious personality of a quiet, reticent Englishman, one A. V Laid er. who throughout a sojourn at a seaside inn kept entirely to him self. spoke to no one and passed his days in long, solitary walks. The night before he was to leave the inn circumstances forced him into conversation with a fellow guest. For some minutes the talk was along strictly conventional lines, dull and commonplace. Then the subject of palmistry came up. Emphatically Laider stated hi* be lief that the future might indeed be read from the lines in the palm of the hand To support this he nar rated a most extraordinary tale. It was the tale of a railway Jour ney he had once taken with a merry party of friends. To while away the time he started reading the palms of his companions. Im agine his horror when be found in every palm Indications that those with him would Dot finish* their Journey alive. The indications were right. There was a collision, and Laidcr him self was the only member of the party to escape death. Ever since a great shadow had darkened his life. He accused him self of murder in not having stop ped the train a* soon as he read his friends’ palms. Such was the tale he told. The man to whom he told It tried vainly to cheer him. They parted, not to meet for another year And at this second meeting Insid er made a surprising confession. His companions, it appeared, had not been killed, after all. They had not been killed, because there bad been no companions and no rail way Journey The whole thing had heen a gorgeous lie. This is the way Ladder himself explained it: "I have, also, a very strong im agination. At ordinary times my imagination allows Itself to be gov The nipple, used on bsby's bot tle, Is a dandy nook for germs. The * e t y lng of these germs—great attention to cleanli ness and the right sort of nipple. Use only nipples which can be slipped over necks of bottles and have one nipple for each bottle They must be shaped so as to be easily cleaned Nipples with long tubes are dan gerous, for they cannot be properly cleaned Their use has caused the death of many babies After each feeding cleanse the nipple thoroughly Inside and out side. B© aure to turn the nipple In side nut when washing It. Old milk will cake and decay on the Inside If this Is not done. 801 l th© nipples at least one hour The Keep Well Column NIPPLES. erned by my will. My will keeps it in check by constant nagging. "But when my will isn't strong enough to nag. ’hen my imagina tion stampedes ” Now, this sort of thing occurs in real life. It occurs among adults, but far more frequently among children. There are children who lie and cheat and even steal, simply be cause they hare an unusually vivid imagination. Their parents scold and punish them to no purpose.. What the parents ought to do is to recognize their childrens Imag inative power, give it healthy ma terial to feed on. and train it in ways that will make it of service to the children themselves ajid to society. Ussually habitual liars of this sort are children whose natural craving for attention has been overstimu lated or unduly repressed. As be tween the two, the spoiled child I* less likely to tell seemingly motive less lies than the child who. through neglect or repression, finds life cold and empty Keep a child busy in useful ac tivities. keep him physically up to par. prorvlde him with interesting reading matter, and give him love in ample but not too ample measure. This is the best means for curing and preventing any tendency to im aginative lying As President Hall of Clark uni versity has put it in more scademlc language: "The more varied and interesting and absorbing the dally life, the more the best and the strongest feelings are stirred and given vent; the more the youthful soul palpi tates with the Joy of existence and accomplishment, the more zestful 1* the knowledge acquired and the less is the temptation to any form of lying " A Wedding Ring of Shrapnel. Lady Dorothy Walpole, daughter of the Earl of Oxford, who Is going to marrv Arthur Mills. Is hav ing her wedding ring made of lead from a piece of ahrapnel which struck Mills’ foot permanently lam lng him.—Philadelphia Public I>edg er. dally and keep them dry In a clean covered cup or glass. Rinse the nipples In boiled water Just before using. The hole In the nipple should be large enough so that the milk will drop easily when It Is turned up side down, but not so large that it will flow a steady stream. K**p all cooking utensils and ar ticle* used In preparing baby’s food absolutely clean. Keep the Ice box In which baby’s milk Is cooled perfectly clean by scalding out with hot soapsuds to which a little soda haa been added. Do this once a day and let It stand with the doors open afterward to air properly before placing the Ice and milk back in the box. Thl* may seem like a lot of trou ble. but isn’t your baby's life worth It? Soap and hot water Is the best weapon with which to fight germs Houston. Texas, Is to have a “IChow Your City Week,” neit Oc tober. —By Webster, : To Sell Swinburne’s Letters^ S*inl-urn*’s library, chiefly re :nitrKai*!e for its first editions of English authors, Klemscott pre»r puMloariuns nn<l scarce French liter ature and a collection of his letters, are to be sold oy order of the ex e utor« of the late \V. T. Watt* Dunton at Sothtxy’s. In ope letter Swinburne says that no copy of a forthcoming book Is to be sent to Spectator owing to •‘their deliberate neglect to acknowl edge the receipt and their repeated 1> persistent resolution to ignore the existence of previous publica tion- ” Later, when the Pall Mall and the Spectator unte in praising a bo*>l: ol hi. he thinks "the world mu«t be to an end." Once he de nounces Hie printers: "I positively decline to allow my manuscript ever again to be Intrust ed tc the charge of these printers. Either you must chsnge your print ers or l must change my publish ers." A dropped comma caused the poet great nnnoyan* e, which was prob ably i.ot alloyed when the printers returned his own corrected proof to show that he himself had on.lfted It. When Andrew Chat to, the publish er. asked bin to contribute to Bel gravia he told him "the ineffable vulgarity of Its present appearanre would alone be enough to scare off conrributors." Samuel Tinsley dedi cates a novel to him. but in asking Mr. Chatto to thank him he says he has “no time for correspondence with Etrar.gers, complimentary or otherwise.” One interesting letter quotes from a notice of “Mary Stuart" in the Saturday Review, and expresses the poet’s high satisfaction at the writ er’s complete ignorance of the his tory of the period.—lxindor Observ er. [ Waves Rock Baby’s Cradle. Charlestown's Hosting houses are to go on a cruise. Parker H. French ♦he man who. with his wife and child has lived for three years In the houseboat. Dawn, off the Charlestown bridge, has started the work of enlarging the family home, preparatory to the cruise. An en gine will he Installed, so that It will be possible for the French house to tow the L’no, the houseboat of Geo. W. Jennings, and family about dur ing the summer. Rent fr*-e, tax free — with Ashing a mere matter of opening a window in his home and sea bathing at hand by stepping off the porch— French claims to have discovered the ideal home and also to have solved that seemingly eternal pui xle—the high cost of living. The French baby, David, sleep* In a cradle in the cockpit, rocked In the cradle of the deep, as It were. When the boy grows up he will be another boat dweller, his mother says, for a boat has been his cradle and people who live In dusty houses will be to him a source of wonder He has lived aboard the boat since he was two weeks old. The only sickness he ever had was a cold and he contracted that, his mother says, on a visit ashore. Mr. French ears that salt sea sir, dustless and swert. Is the real cure for hnby raea vies.—Boston Post. A True Philosopher. That boy was a true philosopher who fell off p. telegraph pole and broke both arm* while watching the Pirates and then consoled himself with the thought that it waa a rotten game anyway.—Pittsburgh Oatette- Time* Kast St. pays It* mayor a salary of $5,000 a year. SATURDAY* JULY IS* 1916 The Daily Reminder j TODAY'S ANNIVERSARIES ltM—Krenoh and Indiana raptured the fort at Ptmaquld. Me. 1711—-Guv, Pt. flair established civil government in tha nsw north west tarrltwrjr. 1117—farltets defeated near Val encia by forces of tha queen of Spain. lit*—Rs-establlshment of the tent, poisl authorities of tha pope pro claimed at Jloroa. Ill*— Francs resolved upon war with Prueata. 1110—Twenty-fifth annlveraarr of the Salvation Army celebrated in London. 1 Its -German relchatag pasted the army bill, flxtvtn the peaoe effective at 4.1.320 man ror two yaara. I*l ♦—Krsnclsoo Carbajal succeeded Pnrflrlo Lias as president of Mexico. I*l6 Business section of Valdon. Alaska, destroyed by fire. ONB YEAR AGO TODAY IN THE WAB Italian aaanult in the Dolomites re pelleX British and Freneh captured large town in central Kamarun. Russia admitted Teutonic gaina in northern drive on Warsaw. Allies seised two lines of Turkish entrenchments in sll-dav battle Germany formally admitted that the damage to the Amerlcen mer chant ship Nebraskan was caused by Oerraan submarine. TODAY** BIRTHDAY* „ / William Winter, oeleorated drama tic critic and author, born at Qlou eaatar, Mass.. 10 yaars ago today Krankltn K. l.ane. secretary or the interior in President Wilson’s cabi net, born in Prince Edward Island. 53 years sgo today. Baron Northcllffa. noted British newapapsr and magaslne publisher, bun near Dublin St years ago iod*\ ; Mine Bchumann-llalnk. oetebrated operatic and concert singer. b«>in I near Prague, Bohemia. 54 years ago toda v. Marla Tempeat. one of the best known actresaea of the Kngllsh apeaklng siege, born In London 50 ! years ego today Elshor l.eo Maid, abbot of the cele brated Benedictine abbey at Belmont. V C\. born at Latrobe. Pa., *7 year* ago today. Dr Benjamin Ide Wheeler, presi dent of the I’niverattv of California, born at Randolph, Mass., *2 years ago today Rt Rev. William A. Leonard. Epis copal bishop of Cleveland, born at Southport, conn, «?S years ago todav Melbourne Inman. English cham pion billiard player, born at Twick enham. England, 38 years ago today I A Poem a Day MENTAL HOSPITALITY. The views and v iainna— not our own, Ken fho' absurd— and worse, to u*. Wt should accept If they atone For clownish ways ,nd words, and thus Accomplish good for all. Nowsthla la Hospitality ’— Al! means whose ends are better ment. Our vision, we should train to see, An Overruling power has sent To leaven Life's sad lump. Things of the Spirit are «o h’gh* And motive la the key of life While mundane things .ire *.\er n!«rtt And Fog of Doubt obscures th» strife; Let Hope and Faith prevail. Let's welcome one another's thought. And interchange our High Ideal* Thus Life with endless joy is fraught. And all that's beat to us appeals True Hospitality' —Warrsn E Comatork Pointed Paragraphs Pawnbroker* ar** advance agent* of hard time*, A woman seldom get* old enough to admit she’s a* old as that. Ah some man see It. our national rama is any kind of skin gam*. A self made man imagines that he used up all the really good mate rial. No fool at forty will aver break Into the late King Solomon's class One trouble with reform Is that every man wants to apply It to the other fellow What a married man can’t under stand is why a single man la un able to appreciate his liberty. Half the world doesn’t stop to consider that It la none of lta busi ness how the other half Uvea. Out of the Moutha of Babes Mamma —"And remember, dear, George Washington never told a lie." Little Joe—" Well, he hadn’t any thing on me; I never did either." Teacher —" Harry, suppose I had a watermelon and gave one sixth to Johnny, one-slxfh to Tommy, one sixth to Willie and took half of It myself; what would be left’" Harry (promptly)—"l would" "Mamma," said little Elmer one evening, "haven’t I been a good boy today?" "Yet, dear," wag the reply. "You have been unusually good." "Then, mamma." he continued, ”1 can go to bed without saying my prayers, can’t I?" "Mamma," said little Lola, who had been very 111, "do you think 1 am going to die?" "No. darling," replied her mother "The doctor says you will soon be well.” "I wouldn't mind dying and going to heaven on a visit,” continued lA>la, "if I oould come back If I didn't like the place. The Old Gardener Says The plan of growing celery by the mulching system will save the amateur both time and la bor. No trench need be dug when this system Is followed and no cultivation Is required. As soon as the plants have been set out the ground should be covered with four Inches of fresh horse dressing, but the dressing must not be be pressed against ♦be plants. Nothing more need be done until the celery Is ready for blanching, for the mukh will fee<l the plants, keep moisture In the soil and kill the weeds. What could be easier! Has Pacifism Broken Down? BY DR. FRANK CRANK (Copyright, 1915, by Frank Crana) * No, pacifism has not broken down. This war has not made Hague confer ences ridiculous. Everybody is not for preparedness and a big army and navy. we are not about to arm all the litjlle boys in school with rifles and teach the girls to throw hand grenades instead of bean bags. On the contrary, every step the w’orld is making is toward the final abandon ment of war. If people have any sense at all they must see, by the appalling example of carnage and cruelty now going on in tha fields of France, that war is an expan sive, absurd, revolting, maniacal, and ut terly damned method of settling de putes between nations. It is inconceiv able that when Europe leaves the flower of her manhood bruised and broken In the trenches and finds herself saddled with a nightmare debt for many years to pay for this orgy—it is inconceivable that she will not have head enough to think a bit, and at the conclusion of her thinking, be it ever so brief, to swear by all the gods men have ever believed in that they will permit such gigantic folly NEVER AGAIN. Europe would not listen to the paci fists. When this war is over there will be none but pacifists. The people will then have to go to work and do, after the war, precisely what the pacifists urged them to do before the war: i. a. (1) Establish a Hague Court permanent ly; (2) back it up by a military arm strong enough to enforce its decrees, and (3) abolish excessive armaments for in dividual nations. There’s no other way to do. They will HAVE to do that. It is as sure to come as 1918. No thinker on earth ever conceived any other way than this to insure the permanence of our civilization. But Europe had to kill a few million folks first, and burn up several billion | dollars’ worth of property. Because Eu rope was in the grip of the Past. It was choken by the Ghosts of dead Ideas. And those Ghosts never let go without spilling blood. Europe had to learn in the bitter and expensive school of Experience what she could have learned for nothing in the school of Common Sense. Pacifism means Americanism, because it means running a world by Federation, settling quarrels by delegates, courts, and responsible representatives, and not by guns. And Europe is finding out by hard knocks—which is the only way proud, stubborn and tradition-bound minds can find out anything—that the only salvation for Europe is to Ameri canize it. For if they don’t establish a United States of Europe over there pretty soon the United States of Ameri ca will gobble up all the trade, all the sturdiest population, and all the moral force of the world. The Empire bugaboo drives these things away. The Federation idea at tracts them. This country is not hell bent for mili tarism. It looked that way awhile. Shal low thinkers were stampeded. But there’s no danger. The U. S. A. has too much horse sense to jump into the same ditch where Europe wallows. The heathen rage of course, and the people imagine a vain thing. The people of this country have out grown the poppycock and infantile bumptiousness of war, and you can’t put a grown man back to the boy’s point of view. The people of this country do not in tend to make war on Mexico. The pa tience and forbearance of our present ad ministration, characteristic of conscious strength and intelligent purpose, is over whelmingly approved by a vast majority of us. We don’t propose to send thou sands of our picked young men into a neighboring state to annex or gain “glory” by conquering it. We don’t care for “glory,” thank you. All we want is justice, order and peace. We will fight willingly enough to attain these, but that’s all. Not one bullet for conquest. We are not going to “prepare” as Ger many prepared. We would prefer to suf fer aA France has suffered. No, the pacifists are not dreamers. They are the most practical people; they are for federation, which has worked, and not for militarism, which has never worked. They are not cowards, for they look and go forwArd- toward W’orld Federa tion, and do not scuttle backward toward l mediaevalism.