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gW 88torG. BSTABUfeUED BT JOSEPH PULITZER. , robllJfata Dally XxMPt daniay r 4h rri Pabllihlag VPIlMfl 41 INK. U 0 l a rK MW, ' raijh rnumnat, Prwat, as pmi n. ' J. ANOTJS 8n AW, TrtituTtr. S3 Puk now. ffOSEFII FUXATZKR, Jr., Stent?, 8 rule Row, HBOB OP m ASSOCIATE) REM. tk wwtrt rraa U tontnt nUiltd is tit m fr mitiuul f U Mn TtiTm ndJUd U II k M otHnrU cnolM la tUi ! utd ki thi Iml Ml rabllatoa ami. . : l: v w J Interested in 'education need no longer' hesitate tje cause teaching involves too severe a financial sacrifice. a memory: IN the course of a vigorous attack upon the unit rule ii'the pre-Convention conference of Demo-, critic delegates at Albany, former Justice Samuel Seabury delivered straight into the car of Charts F. Murphy words that must have revived for the Tam many Boss a. vivid and painful memory of eight years ago. It be-ran on a June eveninr in Baltimore 1912. The convention band had been plavinr the .tT dreamy strains of "The Rosary" and the'Medita- K IahH fN. "TfeiSe'i whn Witlbm tcnnmiK RrV.ln .' rose m a crowded convention hall and in one of the vtui-jnost excoriating speeches -ever heard in a political "J"' gathering told-the bitter truth about Mr. Murphy - and Mr. Murphy's pocket delegation from New York. It was a thunderbolt. Theechoesof it never ceased reverberating at Bal timore until Woodrow Wilson received the 990 votes that gave him the Democratic nomination for Presi dent, and Charles F. Murphy went back to New iVork the worst defeated and discredited boss that fever slurtk out of a National Convention. The country has not forgotten. Neither, we think, has Mr. Murphy. ANDERSON. THE UNSELFISH. INCLINING a more acquiescent ear to Anll , Saloon League pleadings thai he run as an independent candidate for the United States Senate on an anything-to-beat-rVadsworth plat form, Prohibition Boss Anderson declares: "I prefer my present Job to any political office, end I should not for a moment seriously entertain any proposition which intolted eten the remotest possibility of election." f This will raise the hopes of thousands of New York toleri who are eater ts see this Anti-Saloon t League head a candidate for any office in this com rnonweahh, from Governor to constable. On his own showing, however, Anderson ought to be content with nothing less than the Republi can nomination for Cotemor. The resuU if that case should be supremely satisfying. . A PURIFICATION COMMITTEE. ' OENATOR BORAH seems in deadly earnest in his effort to' Investigate the "contesting dels gatlons'from the South. To get the facts he proposes that the invest! " gators sit at Chicago durirfg the convention and ''quizz the rival delegates and manager on the spot and before the deed is consummated. Such a committee as Borah recommends would virtually be a referee on the Committee of Cre dentials of the Convention. Had sudi a committee been in existence in 1912 the political history of the United States might very possibly have run in very different channels. Such a committee; if it had the confidence of the public, could have; quashed many of the cries of " "burglary." It might even have affected the acljon ' of the steam-roller. There might have beenvno Bull Moose bolt and the Old' Guard-might have been swept out of power In the Republican Party on 'the strength of the real progressive sentiment then in , .J the ascendant. As matters sjand, however, it is a serious ques tion whether any committee which apt to be chosen will have either the will or the power to purify the perennial Southern delegate scandal in the Republican ranks. Public confidence in such a committee will not be increased if it is selected in the normal manner that is, through appointment of a sub-committee by the Chairman of the Committee on Privileges and Elections. ' The Chairman of this committee is Sen ator Dillingham of Vermont, one of the stanch and dependable musketeers of the Old Guard. ' "TheTecond LINE." itnnHE second line of defense" is the way :n 1 which a committee of New Jersey edu catora describes the army of schpol teachers in an enlistment appeal to New Jersey high school grad uates. It is an apt and truthful statement. A vigorous campaign for normal school students is no' in order. For the last year the need for emphasis in sdioo affairs was tp secure salaries which would reward the teachers and the trained tteachers in the ranks , of this army of demoOTcy that fights in the school house. That battle has been won in New York Start; Teacher salaries now are generally adequate, as the result of educating the public to the need. Now the emphasis should .go to enlisting new teachers. With the new salary schedule, teafhing has again become a desirable field of endeavor with a future. Now that the public has' been educated, there is every reason to expect that teachers' salaries will continue to be attractive.' No young man or woman should enter the teach ing profession looking no further than the salary. uchtwillinot,5ucceeik jBuM is fortunate that those CONDITION, NOT THEORY. THE EVENING WORLD holds no brief for the truckmen who have been refusing, to move goods handled by non-union stevedores and freight handlers. Their tactics have been unjustifiable and merit severe public condemnation. This Is not an instance where the sympathetic boycott Is justifiable, if it ever Is. But William Fellowes Morgan and his associates are making a' serious mistake In the tactics of their opposition. Sucn action as they propose would merit and receive public approval after they had made sincere and liberal-minded efforts to settle the dispute amicably and by negotiatidn. Whatever their intention, their announcements have been phrased so unfortunately and in such truculent tone that they are interpreted as an open ing gun in a campaign against union labor in New York. The replies of the truckmen are no less truculent, and the scene appears to be set for a fight unless some moderating influence makes itself felt. Of all times this would seem about the least de sirable to stir up industrial strife. If the com mercial bodies wish to do the maximum of harm to the public, now is an excellent time for labor bailing. . s, New York's principal need at the moment is building. A generally satisfactory settlement has been negotiated with the building trade? workers. Do Mr. Morgan and his associates imagine for an instant that the builders will hot refuse to erect ma ferial hauled by non-unipn truckmen who appear to be bearing the first thrust of an anti-union campaign. Mr. Morgan's organization is facing a condition, not a theory. By taking the offensive insjead of exercising moderation and working for conciliation.' he prejudices his appeal. The public is no more in favor of "outlaw" capi tal than "outlaw" labor. Let us have peace on the basis of .mutual under standing. If there must be war, -let it be after arbi tration has failed. , ALSO WHEELBARROWS. PRESIDENT LA GUARDIA of the Board of Aldermen has come to bat with the scintillat ing suggestion that the Staten Island transit muddle be further complicated by, the use of any municipal ' vehicles available. He mentions patrol wagons, ambulances and hose carts as suitable substitutes for trolleys and buses.. oy an means! yvny not? A steam-roller would be able to haul fa heavily loaded train of dump-wagons from one erid' 6 trje island to the other in the course of a few days. It might be possible to place steam shovels at . strategic points to load passengers. Mounted policemen might speed to the ferries carrying passengers in front and behind. If necessary, Manhattan might even dispense with its ash and garbage collection carts and let Sjaten Islanders ride to work in them. ' If this were the general reaction from the la Guardia' "soft-boiled shirt," The Evening World would have to retract all comment on the "3o-Cent yoke." It would be economicahat double the price. REFUSED WITH THANKS. MME. DESCHANEL has refused the otfer of the extra special millinery creation de signed for her by the artists of America's wholesale hat trade. French men milliners vote, and in a democracy those elevated to high position must consiJer the (sensitive feelings of the voting populace. Mme. Deschanel refusal was most formal and most courteous but it was a refusal. Not even the ten paradise fins "cJunt 'em ten," as the sideshow barker is wont to remarks-could prevail over the influence wielded by the outraged milliners of France. The jealousy of the creative artist is traditional. France always has assumed superiority. French milliners have been the teachers. .Their present jealousy is a tribute to American competition. The pupil has. become a master-workman, a rival to be feared. I-ITINO IN HOTELS. (From tho Milwaukee Journal.) Tea years from now everybody will be living lu hotela, predicted the American Hotel Men's Associa tion tho other day. They were reasoning of course that the preacnt movement would go on Indefinitely, um it won i. rney lorgot me old proverb, "When the tale of tho brlclts grows too long, thon Moses comes." ne snouma t be so hardy as to say that people won't be either living In hotels or all out in the country with little places of their own where they ,work In summer from dawn until dusk and don't much mind it because they enjoy what they eat so much. But the people who make the country haven't started to live In hotels yet. Soon after they start, they wilt lay aside every other "problem" and con centrate on getting home again. A great many people who think they must have all kinds of service at the. other end ox an electric button may not get over the Idea. Hut there are still a good many millions who havenit adopted that way of think ing. And, one might' add, they are the ones whose children inherit tbe land, Hotels as perfected in America are mlghtf fine Institutions. And one of their beat qualities is that they make men and women so amazingly glad and contented when they get.Mcx noma. The Unit Rule! hr Th PriM I'llbllthliK Co. m Nw,Ywk Entilnf World). By J. H. Cass'el . FROM EVENING WORLD READERS What kinC of a letter do you pud most teadublet Isn't it the one tfiat gives you the worth 0 a thousand words in a couple 0 hundredT , Thin is fine mental exercise and a lot of satisfaction in truing to say much in feu: words. Take time to be brief. WlndsTTi or niHhwrdf I scngers leuvlnr and enterlnc trains! 0 u witor or n Ettniif World! and resort to ull sorts of tautlcs to In building elevated cars, structural ply their trade. I wish the police strength Is sacrificed to 'get light, ""wioruiea wouia investigate conni- Why. then. Is the I. R. T.. In Its 1 , ,rv."c " u r,"'J,u ".'?' .A propaganda for increased fares, al lowed to cover- four entlro panes in each car with posters? , Of course, accumulated dirt has made 'the windows almost opaque but Bthey were Intended to be windows. not miiDoarasy' 8 P. M. ViulurdayM. Hardly a train In either direction cscunea the scoun drels. IJewelry and hat snatchers' will ftoon bo doing bulneq through oppn car windows. These crooks reach through nn open window, grab' what- i umuouruB. ever mev can unu nurry to uio siren. Whon the corners get loose and tbe Usually before tho victim realizes nntir flan around the resemblance what has h.mnrniil thn train Is nimln of the car to the "eight horses" kind j n motion. W. K. ' In Franco Is remarkable. New York, May 6, 1920. Lately tne cars iook hko ruins, um . on such does Wy flourish. s a joke.) New York, May 7, 1920. (This last OSCAK. The White Collar Heniedr." To the BdMor-of The Dreolnc "Wotld: Was greatly Interested in letter from Wayne anent the 'Vhlle collar class." As a fellow member let. me say lhat I have little sympathy for their bemoaning their fate. If Wayne i1t amu thn "vHii:illnn wanted" 11(1 uwv columns of the morning papers and see the Insignificant tnlaries nomp of our specialty trained members are willing to work for. Itbelleve he will share my opinion. Accountants, N. Y. U. graduates, with from 5 to 10 years' experience, wllllnir to work for 11800 per annum, and yet they cry to Heaven about working cheap. They make, them selves clieas. I would become a laborer rather than work for u salary less than I think I am worth. The remedy for the white coHar man Is not to work at his nrofeseion unless he sets a real nalury. No business can succeed without him. l.4t mm have the cour age of his convictions and not be so shamefully servile the minute he enters an employer's ottlce. P. J. W, West 129th Street. May 7. 1920. Woke Up thr nmce. To toe Editor tit Tbe F.iwiln World I read Mr. Waynes article on a White Collar Union and I heartily agree with him. 1 would advise the readers of this column to send in lomc suggestions as to how we can arrungo a meeting. Then a commit tee could bo picked to Interview tho American Federation of Labor. -If we can show thorn wo mean business, the rest will bo easy, oclleve me, Wayno, jxiu woke up some of our office help Keep It up. uood work. TBN UPTOWN CLERKS. The II. C. of Orrralls. To the Editor of The Oeninc WdtM : I noticed In last week's livening .World the (protest) ad. from the Sweet-Orr Company about tho over all movement.. They felt very bad about it and went on to tell us how It would harm the men thru MUST have overalls, and that even now the supply was not plentiful. They did not explain why we must pay $4 for tho overalls that were 75 cents before tho war. It does not require much brains to sec that. this Is a prear ranged excuse to 'boost their overalls still higher. In exposing tho large profiteer concerns why leave them out? Because they give 'vcm a full page ad? I hope not. Local 51, Brotherhood of Painters. Caatton Again! Pickpocket. To tie Editor of Tie Exinlnf World) Permit me, through the People's Column, to caution patrons of tho elevated against pickpockets and Jerwtlry and hat matchers, . Many people fan prey to tneso wretches, who would not hesitate even to re lieve poor shop girl of her wages. Thy usuaUy mlngl among paa The KcBtilar Akn. To the Editor ol The Citnirn World : Will some of our bright and Intel lectual Senators and Congressmen let ub ,all knpw why a poor ex-army or navy regular Is not entitled to this propose! bonus that Is In their hands? What am we. uu qot j. 1; u., An Ex-Army Man. Mount St. Marr' Service. To the Editor o The Ernilnc VorW ' 1 have read with much interest Judgo Morgan J. O'Urlen's recent let ter In the newspapers In which ho re fore to the regrettable fact that Catholic educational institutions are neglected by those to whom tboy have a right to look for support. Judge O'llrlcn's refcrenco to Mount St. Mary's ColleKO Is particularly appro priate' bocause of the fact that it wiuf just 100 years ago that there first ap ncarod at Mount St. Mary's an Irish lad. seeking employment where he might acquire learning. In the spring of 1820 John llugnos was omployed at tho collPire as n gardener. hl com pensatlon being board, lodging and instruction. Seven years later ho wui ordained a priest. In another ten years he was referred to as the "Boanerges of the American Church." Whatever Archbishop Hughes was he never failed to say that he owed it all to Mount St. Mary's. With John Hughes at college wis phn Mccioskey, who was born on a irm In what is now a part of Brook- . UNCOMMON SENSE By Jqhn Blake (Cuprriiht. 1120. bT John BUke.), KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE, NEXT HURDLE. Pride in -past achievement gives you confidence. Rut you can easily have loo much of ft. Life is avgpd deal like a hurdle nice. The next hurdle doesn't look so high when you hive tukenthree or our like it. Rut it is the next uirdle, not the lust one, that you must think about. However gracefully yau cleared the last one, your4 problem is getting over the one just ahead. Take advantage of all the confidence you can got out of wfiut you have done. Rut always remember that it is wjint is still to be done that is going to count. Napoleon -irritated his bousting Generals by answering their stories of battles won with the query, "Am! what did you do the next day?" It is hard not to be able to bask in the light of past accomplishments. Pleasant it is to sit back after doing something difficult and'ndmire ourselves for doing it. -Rut life is like a moving sidewalk. You have got to keep up with it or get off. And we are ull born with an in stinct that prompts us powerfully not to get off. Keep your eye on the next hurdle. That is the hurdle that is of vital interest, to you. It is the one on which you must concentrate all your courage and all your "energies. For if you don't get over it yon arc out of the race and all the hurdles you have taken before have gone for nothing. If. you have hlul a little success, make it a big success. Put the hurdle up a little higher. If you have done one job Well, find a tougher job and do that belter. That is what makes progress, and progress is necessary to the prosperity und happiijcss of every human being just as it is necessury to the prospprity and huppiness of the whole human race. There will be plenty of hurdles to tnkc. Rut when you have taken one mnkc reudy for another. For success is just one .hurdle after another, and the man who takes them as thev come is the man who wins out. HORNING THE PAGES Otis Pcaboriy Swilt Oocirrtjltf, 120, hj rU Fttm PvUWhtef 0. uw iirw ion vrmuxM nana). lyn. As a boy young. McCloskey ( Mary's, ciossod tho East Hlver in a skiii 01 Sunday mornings that ho mlghUat tend services In the church at the corner of liarclay and Church Streets, now known aa St. Peter's, which was then the only Catholic Church In this section. It was Cardinal McCloskey who made possible tho great growth of Cathollclam in Now York City. And so Judge O'Brien .Is right when ho says that New York is largely In tho debt of Mount St. Mary's. It was that splendid collego which sent here tho Hov. Charles Constantino l'lsc, who was assigned to St. Peter's and' who was tho first Catholic Chaplain of Congress. One of the first and most active Bishops of New York was Bishop John Dubois, who founded Mount St. Mary's. Tho first Bishop of Brooklyn was John Loughlln, who, In 1834, ap peared at Mount St. Mary's with his entlro fortune $200 In his pocket. That sum was sufficient to see him through the long years of study be fore he waa ordained, James Roosevelt Bayey, first Bish op of Newark, was a son ot Mounj St,. And It W11R thn ttirn Tllahnn Bayley who, dating his letter Autr. 27. 1855, wrote to tho President of Mount St. Mary's: "Tho bearer, Master Michael Corrlgan, Is a good boy and I believe very attentive to his books; I thoroforo recommend him to you with a good deal of confidence. If ho should turn out a good priest one of theso dnys, so much tho betjor." The boy thus modestly Introduced to the mountain college wore for sev enteen years the arohiepltcopal mltro of Now York, tho successor of Hughes and McCloskey, and was succeeded In turn by tho lamented Cardinal Farley, Among others given to Now York by Mount St. Mary'tt was John La Farge, famous as a colorist the world over I might continue far beyond the limits of your space or patience nam ing men who, coming from the moun tain college, havo honored New York. Certainly this splendid school, this pioneer Catholic Institution, must not bo permitted to stagger In Its efforts because of lack of support. . JOSEPH P. DAT. , 67 .Liberty Street, May 8, 1920. Lord Fisher and America Lord Fisher Ukes America. In fact he seems delighted by all things Amer ican, according to a passage from his volume, "Memories and Records? 0 says: "My yery best friends are Americans. I was Admiral in North America, and saw 'American Beauties' at Bermuda. Thoso, American roses and America fit women are equal 1 Without question they are the best dancers In the worldl My only son married an Amer.can lady (which rejoiced me). ... I had such a time In America when X went over to tho Vrcddlngl I never can forget the hospitality so bound ivaa ana so sincerei i rniiv mien have spentthree years In America (r i uiiiiumicui in tiavinir visits naru- estly desired. The reporters (twenty- five of them) asked mo when I left what I thought of their country. U tried to ilodtrn them, hut found tham all In my cabin when I went on board!) i-nunmieu u an up in tne one word I greatly admire 'Hustle 1' and I got an adhesive label in America which 1 also lovedl Great black block letter on a crimson ground RUSH. Yon stick it on a letter or the back of x slow fool," The Books of Stevenson . "Shakespeare has served me best," said Robert Louis 8tevenson. "Few living friends have had on me an In fluence so strong for good as Hamlot or Rosalind, The last characteral ready well beloved In the reading, I had the good fortune to see, I must think, in an Impressionable hour, played by Mrs. Scott Slddons, Nothing has ever more moved, mora delighted, more refreshed me; nor has. tho in fluence quite passed away. lCenTs brief' speech over the dying Lear bad a great effect upon my mind, and waa tbe burden ot my reflections for long. "Perhaps my dearest and best friend outside of Shakespeare, ks d'Artagan, tbe elder d'Artagan of the Vlcomte do Bragelonne. Lastly I must name the Pilgrim's Progress, a book that breathes of every beautiful and valuable emotion. "A book which has a great Influ ence on me Is the 'Essays of Mon taigne.' The next book, in order of time, was tho New Testament, and in particular tho Gospel according to St. Matthew. I believe that it would startle and move any ono if tboy made an effort and read' it freshly as a book, not droningly and dully as a part of the Bible." Such are the books that are ranked first by' this true artist of the writ ten word. Other works that follow In the essay are Whitman's "Leave of Grass," Herbert Spencer's writ ings, Lew.c's "Goethe'e Life," the Meditation of Marcus Aurellus, Wadsworth. Thoreau, Hazlitt and Mitford's "Tales of Old Japan." John William Rogers Jr. has leath ered together all that Stevenson haa said in his essays and papers on me art of writing and collected them in a volume, "Learning to Write Sug gestions and Counter From Robert -Louis-' Stevenson." Tho book, pub lished 'by .Scrlbners. Is interesting both to the writer who would study the art of a master of his medium. 1 and also to the many who love and lvalue Stevenson-as a friend In let I tew, Kipling and Frank Stockton- Kipling, like the rc:t of us, has pus zted over the riddle of "The Lady at The Tiger," Frank Stockton's teasing unfinished story. Once the two writers met at a London rtiub, and Stockton announced that be was plan ning a trip to India shortly. "Fine!" said Kipling, "and the fire thing that I am going to do will be to luro you Into taking a tr., in, tbe JuTicle with me. Then I shall have Sxu seized and bound by our trusty . wallahs. Then wo'li lay you on youe -4 back, anu nave one ot our largest ele- , v. phants come and poise his ample fore- r',J root rigni over your corenead. Ana I'll sny In my most Insinuating tofles, "Come, now, Frank, which was It, "The Lady or Tho Tiger?' Now, what would you do then?" "Oh, that's easy," said Stockton. 1 should tell you a lie." The Story of Labor "Organized Labor in American His tory," by Frank Tracy Carlton, Is ssf Applcton book which fills a real need, for a short history of American laboc Flapper Philosophy - K pot-boiler by a twenty-four-yeai old and heretofore unheard of novel ist Is "This Side of Paradise," or "A Story of Flaopcrs for Philosopher,1 by F. Scott Fitzgerald, recently pub-. Itshcd by Scrlbners. The novel Is a singularly frank an unabashed avowel of the laws gov erning tho Inner lite, ot a young American between the agos ot Ave and twenty-four. In the course ot 300 or more pages the parabola ot Introspection on which the egotistic Amory Blaine i is launched early la lifo curves through all the mental phases familiar to readers of Euro pean fiction and ends rather abruptly In the sort of courageous agnosticism omploycd so effectively by Wells. I iiui iiiai wo wouia suggest uiat tn writer was unduly Influenced. It la, i In fact, the first time an Amerioalr",, of his generation haa done It at all. And beneath all the foreign Influ ences there Is a new note, a genially esLOtlBtical attitude toward "flappers," for Instance, which seems to be "the) fundamental Amory." Amoryrhad a rather pleasant youth In the West, perhaps unfortunately influenced by a mother who gay htm a strong trend toward tho super- man and succeeded herself In figure lng as an American "grande dame. Ho responacd lacaustically to his en vironment, enough, at least, to enjoy a moment or genuine rapture ut hearing Gcorgie Cohan sing "Yoa're a Wonderful Girl." But the discov ery of the flapper, the attemnt tn analyze and catalogue her. stole this complacency and upset nis pnlloso- phy. The attempt to adapt Wmself to, the American Industrial macbln proved another stunning blow, ' It will be Interesting to read tm sequel to "This Side of Paradise." , Serbia lh the War "From Serbia to Jugoslavia,'' b j Gordon uoraon tttnun, with a prefaor by Dr. Slavko Grouttch, la a war corJ respondent's dramatic story of th part that Serbia played In the wart It has just been published by Put nam. asstil' J" lh I Mi i Ilillu K C