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TUESDAY, JULY 10, 1917.
SAYS KNIFE ISN’T CURE FOR CRIPPLE Miss Browne Appeals For Discard of Or thopedic Surgery MAKES ADDRESS TO R()Y( ROFTERS Frffcs ‘Natural Means* In the Treatment of Children Speaking before ♦ho Rnycroft con* rention last week, in Kant Aurora. N Y„ Blanche Van I/Ciiven Browne, founder and superintendent of the Van Uuvf*n Browns Hospital-School for Crippled Children, in this city, read ono of th*' interesting papers of the convention. Mi- 1 * Browne’s paper wa* a strong plea against the "vivisection of help leas little crippled children ” ‘The term vivisection applied to crippled children Is an uglv one,*’ said Ml-s Browne Humanity stands accused nnd the appeal from the little white fares and thin out stretched arms is mad*' to you, *he fathers and mothers of America” Miss Browne Is strongly opposed to the use of the knife in any way upon crippled children, and main fained in h*-r paper that orthopedic surgery I* entirely wrong for crip pled children She cited case after case that had come inder her per sonal care or observation before and after surgical operations, and all of them had borne out her contention that a crippled condition in child hood can he arrested and cured only thru natural means like massaging, food and exercises and that surg ery in such cases is nothing short of criminal "There are doctors of the regular school who do no* w-,n* to operate on crippled children when f h»'v be come convinced that op* i ttions can he avoided” said M -s Browne, "hut there are doctor- also who never dreamed that the operation could he avoided or that there is a better way Doctors have told me that in their work as general practitfon ers they had no' come in touch with orthopedic surgery enough to real ire that the things which I have cited are being done bv specialists everv day Some of them have gone *o far as to tr-!l me that tnanv members of tjie American Medical association are entirely ignorant of these things " Miss Browne said that when she wa« a -mall child “he determined that when she grew up «he would make a haven of refuge for the cripple “I planned that !♦ would he a ho« pita! wh**rr sick crippled children would have the car*- of do* tors and nurses, and a school where all crip pled children could he taught everv thing that other children could he taught," -aid Mi®* Browne, who told her audience that she had been a cripple for .V. years "I determined that It would he a playhouse and playground where crippled children would he allowed to pl.v. like normal children." she continued "that it would he a hu«l ness colony where cripple- would be allowed to work and become Inde pendent American citizens: that it would he a real home with a real mother to see that all the plans were carried out I determined to hr the foster mother of every cripple my influence could reach 1 determined to he mother teacher, counselor, friend, to j»ll the world of cripples ” ASKS DELAY IN TRIAL OF NEFFS James Murtha. state senator, has filed a motion in the United States district court, asking that the eases of Fritz nnd Ida Neef. accused of conspiracy, he delayed for a lime. Their cases were set for July 17, hut Mr Murtha has Ju«t been brought Into the esse and says he has n »t had opportunity to prepare a defense Neef Is alleged to have been an accomplice nf Albert Karl Kalt schmidt, accused of hatching plots to dvnamttp munition factories In Detroit and Windsor Mrs Ida Neef Is Kaltsehmldt’s sister and Neef hi* brother In law- In addition to these three there are nine others under indictment, and the cases of all have been set for July 17. * There will he a large number of witnesses in every case, and It Is believed the trial will continue for many days, as each case is to he tried separately, bu* Mr Murtha wants to make sure that his clients will not be railed to answer on the day originally set It is now the plan to put Kaltschmidt. the alleged arch conspirator, on trial first. Five Crap Shooter* Fined William Hradlev, white, and four Negroes, James t'lark. Hen France, Thomas Todd and Joe Thorn, were fined $lO each with the option of spending 30 days In the House of Correction for rolling dice on a river dork Clark told Justice Heston he came here from Fast St. lamia tf&l>64y says - "Gee.l love §Bw\ POST Y+J TOASTIES from the Fs<“»or:*s: Tnatuni r>r*sl Coir»r*ny. Atftl* Cr**k. Ml. htgan; Poitum C«m> Cos, Ltd, Windsor, Ontario. PENROSE WOULD PROBE DANIEL’S RATTLE STORY WASHINGTON, July 10 Senator Penrose introduced a resolution in the senate Monday demanding an In vestigation of Secretary Daniels' of floial announcement concerning sub marine attacks on American trans ports enroute to France HOME FOR CRIPPLES IN MERCER Nan Leuven Browne School and State Body Join Reorganization of the Van Ja*u ven Browne Hospital school, involv lng consolidation with the Michigan Child Welfare league, a broadening in the acope of th** work of the or ganlzation, and the resignation of Miss Blanche V. L. Browne, founder of the school, will take placi Sept 1 Miss Browne already ha* left the school for crippled children, which t-he founded, nnd of which she was superintendent Members of the hoard of directors declare she gave ill health a? the reason for her with d-r wal Friends of Miss Browne, however, declare she has differed with some of the directors and officials of the school over the methods of tr**a*ing the crippled children Miss Browne has been violently opposed to sur gery ' Performing of operations upon the crippled children was one sub ject upon which “he had very strong feelings," said Burner Judg* Arthu .! Lacey, g member of the hoard of directors "Os course, we ail are opposed to unnecessary operations, hut when such a physician ami sur geon as Dr W K Blodgett, the head of our medical department, deems r,n operation nei essary, I do not see how there can he any cause for com plaint, unless we wir-h to take the stand that »|| surgical operations ire unnecessary " Plans for the building of the new hospital school on the tract pur chased hy the organization out Grand River ave . will be pressed under reorganization. The work of the new- institution, which will be kmiwn as lie Michigan Hospital school, will be of niueh broader scope than that of the Van Leuven- Browne ..chonl Treatment and ed ucation of crippled children will re main the rhi«f duty, hut the care of physical defectives of any age, medical research, and the sturtv of various problems affecting public health will also be included under Ihe terms nf the new incorporation papers. It I* explained tha* the new school will he able to attend to wounded soldiers and sailors if called ui>on Dire tors of the Child Welfare league will he named on the board of the Michigan Hospital school, in ireasing the membership f rom sev * n to 15 The guaranteed annual income of the Welfare league runs Info five figures, rind this money, used in the development of th physical properties of the organir.a 'ion formerly conducted hy Miss Browne, is expected to bring about ;i greet expansion in the work of the school Miss Brow ne * that the hospl fal school never brought her a dol lar personally, aside from the salary pa;d her as superintendent, and as editor of tin Van I-euven Browne National magazine, and that when ■*he *-• vers her connection with the institution she will have only enough monev to settle a few per -onal obligations Miss Browne says that her salary was always eaten up in providing for her adopted children, and that if an equity of S7OO which she owns Is paid up in September as promised, iliat amount will represent the sum total of her "riches” to start anew in the south, where she intends mov ing with her children when she ahandons her ramp in Port Huron In ihe fall In her letter of resignation to the board of trustees Miss Browne < ffers to loan her camp to the lnsfi tuflon after Hept. 1. HIRED BOYS TO STEAL AIITO TIRES; IS PUNISHED Convicted for hiring two small hoys to steal automobile tires from the machines of Majestic theater patrons that he might sell them for old rubber. Harry Wexler. No. 94 Illinois ave. was fined $25. with the option of serving 30 days in the House of Correction, in Justice Sel lers’ court. Monday The hoys. Alex Walkowlez. aged 13. No 246 Willis ave. east, and Jo seph Prysvy. aged 12. No SOI St. Antoine sf , admitted to TVetertlves Hogan and Shaw, when arrested June 23. thnf they had atolen six tires and declared they had aold them to Wexler. The Prysvy hoy led the officers to the home of Wexler The detective* hid In the hushes while Wexler. It is alleged, ordered the hoy to steal battery boxes Instead of tires. Wei ler was then arrested Both hoys f>*,v* been sent to the detention to await examlna flon. BROKEN PIPE PUTS ELEVATORS OUT OF BUSINESS Flooding of the holler room of the Dims hank building Monday morn ing, the result of a broken water pipe, greatly hampered elevator ser vice for a time and caused much delay and rryifuslon among the ten ants of the Dims as well as tlfe Ford building, which gets Its power | supply from the Dime Elevators in the latter were out of service ' most of the morning The break was repaired In time to take care 1 of noon ruth. J SOLDIERS ON LEAVE ARELONELY “Tommy” Grows Seri ous and Takes To Philosophy OMAR KHAYYAM FAVORITE POET Road Building Keeps Many Busy After Fights By K. W. PAYNE (London Correspondent of The De troit Tlmee.) AT THE BRITISH FRONT, In France, July 10 This is a bashed in ditch, where I make these notes, twisting around the edge of a «un baked ehell-crnfered mountain nf mud It was a trench belong to Fritz only a short time ago Now some l>ondon Tommies Inhabit it, but their lease is of such a short duration they haven't troubled to repair it. The hoys lounging around In the ditch here have been sent back aft er their light to rest up The whole atmosphere of the place is loneliness, ennui. Irksome leisure Nothing to do, nothing new to see, only lots of time in which to he lonely snd to think’ No wonder Tommy grow* seri ous, and develops surprising traits of thoughtfulness Take his read ing for example If Isn't the cheap, light stuff he takes to The better class of fiction is wha* he wants Stevenson. Scott, Dickens, Barrie, Wells. Bennett, Kipling Those who dole out the hooks tell me, however, there is an aston ishing demand also for works of his tory, philosophy and essays Emer son. Ruskin. Carlyle and Macauley are prominent in Tommy's list. And, in poetry, the universal s’andhv of the trenches seems to he the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam' The village in whose ruins so many of their comrades fell Is a ghastly reddish brown heap of bricks, the whole landscape turned into a treeless desert potted with shell craters so close together their rim* overlap Across this waste, generally of mud, new roads must he htlilt. Even if .there is a vestige of the old road left, the new road can't make use of it for the German gunners have it marked and, firing hv the map, could make it Im passable And here's where the Joke is on the Bor ha Bv means of a great mine, he converted every crossroads all along the front Into a huge mine crater big enough to engulf a couple of lorries and half a dozen flivvers But he also Indulged In the worse than futile occupation of blowing up all villages Now there is almost always a vllljvge near the cross roads So Tommy - imply take* this village's heaped up remains and dumps them into the mine crater* Everywhere behind the front sol diers are today filling in these mine craters, keeping old roads in re pair. and building new ones across wastes of muddy battlefields that’s the kind of soldiering our men are going to And over here All under a heating hot sun nr else in mud and rain, wearing an uncomfortable shrapnel helmet and seeing now and again laborious handiwork smashed by the arrival of a German high ex plosive. SAYS EMBARGO WILL STARVE DUT DUTCH WASHINGTON. July 10 Declar ing Holland is starving. Chevalier Van Rappard. Ibitrh minister In Washington, tndav bespoke the grave apprehension of neutral na tlons at America's embargo Representatives of other countries vitally affected by President Wil son's proclamation shutting off food, fveds, fuels and other necessities, declared their "actual existence is threatened " "We are starving." Van Rappard said today "Our people are on ra tions We will suffer most of war's terrible evils without being a bel ligerent We are forced to depend on Germany for coal and on Amer iea for grain Holland is at the mercy of your country " It was the first outcry against the drastic action forced upon Brest dent Wilson hy the war Other neu trals are equally apprehensive Each nation has his own ease which It Is placing before Cncle Sam's trade tribunal “Suicide on the Installment Plan” "The inhalation of cigarette* or cigar smoke (a harmful with .-4 grown tnnn. To the hoy It is worse than hnrmful. It Is almost suicidst. If I were me.*n enough to wish to destroy a hoy, an I put into his meuth something that woulA nt*-il away his hrsin«. would 'ake the color out of * *s re-d blood. I would ntn*t h m to cfr icrne smoking when he reached eight or ten years of age Dr Winfield S Hall. M. D.. of the Northwestern University Medical School, Chit ago "Be not deceived: God la not mocked; for whatsoever a man aoweth, that shall he also reap."—Galatians 6:7. Cr; HONEST DEALER «*> ' Wh*n sh«- knnrtl lohiirr* denier learns th* truDl he w 11 qu » selling tobacco Lat *-I it polst-n. or post n n.dir.. \s Uer- eVrrycn* tomer nin lesrn his danger In using t»r*|jmn When the honest farm, er learns the truth he will raise food Muff* instead of pots, ti Help Protect the Boys! Enlist in the Army of Clean Life era—of The Anti-Cigarette League of America ' 1119 Woman’* Temple. 108 So. La Salle St , Ch-cago Lucy Page Gaaton, Founder Jamet J. Jeffc*yig, Field Director OUR SLOGAN—"A LCEAN LIFE" Watch Thie "Ad” BEGGAR SPURNS JDB; NDW ONE IS FORCED ON HIM Joseph Murphy, sentenced In po lire rourt Monday morning to 30 days in Jail for begging, turned down an offer of a Job with a navi gation company Just before he was arrested He d'-elared he "did not have to work with his hands; he worked with Ins brain." VOLUNTEER QUOTA CUTS DRAFT LIST Michigan One of 12 States To Win Dis tinction By WEBB C. MILLER fctaft i 'vrresnondent I ’titled Press WASHINGTON. July 10.—States, who have patriotically answered the call for regular army and national , guard volunteers, will have relative ly less men to supply hy draft than the slacker states Regulations for fixing the quotas of each state, issued ny president V\ ilson today, base the levies on new population estimates, with de ductions for heavy enlistments to • da'e, tho exact numbers are yet to j he compiled California. Idaho. Illinois. Indiana j Michigan Mon’ana. Nevada, Oregon, Pennsylvania. I'*hli Nebraska and j Wyoming have filled their regular larniv quotas and consequently will | profit from deductions. . In making up quotas the war de partment will make deductions for the strength of the national guard and ? h»* number of*euard and artnv enlistments sine* April 1 Prorost Marshal Gen Crowder, who is com I piling the staG- quotas, will no I tlfy each governor of the requisite strength and the governor will then have to divide the burden on the basis of population hetween conn ties and cities Each local exemption board will he ordered to furnish a certain number of men Altho war department gossip de rlares more than one million will he drawn in the first levy, the number Is withheld from the regulations. Oth* r officials assert the numbers of every man on the registration rolls will he drawn in the lottery This would determine for all ttme the order of llnbility for service Then the exemption hoards will grind out the number required to All the cantonment camps and take vip their task where they left off in the second levy In making new population esti mates the census bureau Is faking into consideration the registration returns. Washington. Caliomla, Oregon and many southern and eastern states with registration he low estimates, will show n smaller population than previously estinia? ed and consequently will have a shortened quota a® a result Births MALES? Wttek Majcherciyk, 37 Lyon Beri )T *-ra!io, 21 r» Pitcher Wm K PU igh. ; 273 Fourteenth. Paul K Lamed. 7.14 i Helen: Purl Shah e. 1 772 A’lnewood Alden Dal! 1303 Ttewick Join Rarnaa ! *72 Brandi n Th*>wwold TTvresMi 137 Maybury Albert Mazurtk 132 f’lcotte (Vnrad Auer. 33$ Nineteenth Vincent Peruake. 44*1 Martin. Geo Domke. 2*'.2 Fcutt. Anthony L*-wand n w*kl “4“ Rlopetle Louis T Blackman 323 T'rexet Frederick Leonard 257 \V Warren Adelhert Zlenert. ll'l Tr> - quota Frank Markefakl Harp* r h*>» pltal. Sidney Steihe! Harper i . *ptal Marc in Matueeaewaki lia Ncwti n Stanislav*. Wujcik. 37V Thiitv first Fred Jacobs, St Mary's hospital J H Krlemah, 337 Twentv-fourth, Stanley Retj 1233 Sheridan Robert stjhhmd 4R Byron John Stalker. Harper hospl tel; Joseph Rosro, 44 1 Card M' Moris Zissman fit? Wilkins John Kalnn. 147 T-’ Warren. George Ptensdan. 7*3 llendrt, Anthonv Moses 353 Pongres-* II Joseph Scheid. 150 Bhons, John F Markley, 15$ Montclair FEMALES Brooks E King 17'. Fifteenth T nd wig Rossello. 1!5 Besatn- re Victor 1 aranzak 321 Superior Frank J' >• j yrnhai, 24 4 Visunr. Mike 7,i«v n >. 1. ' ('tts Newton ** Darrah. Woman s hos pital helix Kassowrz 173 Thirty second; Harry Bartkowlak, I« Rich Joseph Dohiea. 140 Thirty -fifth L* Burael, 713 Medburv Xnthon' Anus! ak 1345 E Gd Blvd Mblne «'*!> bert 544 Beniteau Paul stt. k '7? Medbury Julius Mangten, I'v J p< lie Wm Karhect, Harper hosptta Stanlslaw WuJcifl. 37V Thirty firs* Percy Pash. 201 Voaemite Mm Prangiev. 135 Spiuce John ter .; : 13 14 Clinton Stanlslaw S• *>> *n rsk i Hancock F, ; Atek J« r sbev» itch 704 >’ Forest Andrew P P’lahma' t ’ 'Mk man Ml vd : F.*i rI < ’ Pl* r , * 4 ’ • • 1 Matheu •Ton.an, 471 c 1 i n gv , Walter Zaremha. 11° Leiand t -it* K'nkol 73.3 Phene !gna>* i varan*! P 54 St Auhtn Poman h’ulk- rs • Woman's hospital Albert Han*e* E Warren tunafr itnthk w-!■ 1 t T'uhols: Jora Uoaich. 3*4 Fr< l>rt j Henry Harken«*n, I'* -vl l»n< * : tap Alhln Wnnk w«ki. So* H-o.tr c DETROIT TIMES iK#sl2l 165$$* Mr Put-tn-Bay leave* every ):00 a. m. 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