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IVotrmbtr 18. 91l END THE SKir-STOrS "tORONER KNIGHT'S suggestion for -' the cancellation of the skip-stop rule on trolley lines Is Justifiable and timely. Accidents under the prevailing practice ore inevitable. Twenty-first street is a congested artery of motor traffic, set many of the east and west-bound trolleys cross it at high speed because It is one of the stops now skipped. Mr. Knight has found ,ln the course of his official routine that the, danger Is greater even than was first .anticipated. The trend of opinion nowadays demands improvement in trojiey service and a greater convenience for those who use street cars rather than the sort of re stricted service which the skip-stop repre sents in many localities. The sole remaining Go, eminent com muniques are issued from the Weather Bu reau. Unlike the battle reports, howcer, it is often Impossible to confirm them. FREE SPEECH 1HE present relation of the United Slates to Europe unquejtionab'y represents the noblest aspiration that ever moved a peoplfe and the most splendid effort ever Bigftle by just men to establish justice .everywhere. Our course in this war has been imaginative and unselfish and unique. We have attempted to serve all oppressed peoples equally, and we have not hesi tated to suffer and spend am" die endlessly at the task. The principles we hold may be too big for comprehension by little .minds too new and too vast. And to we have the extraordinary spectacle of a So cialist meeting in Philadelphia wildly cheer. ingBolshevlsm. ,.y The name of Lenlne the hater, the neu rotic, the breeder of class passions and preacher of class selfishness was wildly acclaimed. President Wilson's name was re Lived with "mild afrplause." There are times when free speech seems a questionable luxury. Brt free speech justifies itself invariably. It often reveals Jar more than It is intended to reveal. In 'this instance it served to show that, the 'men who like to call themselves radicals often have no more Imagination, no more charity, no more vision and no more of a desire to be fair and decent than he crew of plunderers that is now being kicked out of Europe. It is never quite plain whether they hate the enemy or envy him. With the chance of a full-fledged base ball season next summer now suddenly be- ,i come bright, the association of allies stands i $ , a, chance of being considered only a minor y&i1atte aer LIGHTENING THE FINANCIAL BURDEN IT1HE immediate financial effect of the "i K'-'- ; armistice is to reduce by six billion dollars the amount of money which Sec retary MoAdoo thinks the. .nation will need io raise this year. His suggestion to Con gress that it reduce by two billion dollars the amount to be raised by taxation is in .enrrllLncA with the nlan with which ha &,? 'started the fiscal year. That was that one- 3' thtrrt of thft mnnw nppripd hft rnlqprt hv tax and two-thirds by loan. There naturally follows the conclusion i that instead of being asked to lend the J. ., , Oawji .. 4..a1... Wllllnn rlnlln... v.rx.-.B y t'.UUVCiliUII'I.V IW5MD U1IUI uutiaio IllU, o before July 1, the country will be asked to , lend only eight billion. ,. . The six billion dollars thus released will now remain invested in the constructiva trorkof peaceful industry instead of in tha E; .;: ;:,art of destruction. The Russian Bolshevik! seem relatively - well off for food. Are we to assume that they are eating the capitalists? JVV ; ihl rune wl ratu 3ff -,W7IIBN the Clv" War cam8 10 an end '' RSifW'J'' ' T ma A aVAIll 1 YSffttfaA Viir Kn Vi nnln l !- that nrt such terrible toll of Amerlrain llfn Ma .would ever be exacted in future conflicts. j3;up io uiti prebeni mat passionately tleitpressed desire has been fulfilled. Our Sjyjaerlflces in the wurld fray in killed, "', kts(i4ivj4 tileiilnD fin4 nrlennoro o n not) v ,Mrted at 100,000. ff a VT Without minimizing in the least the & ,Ssprraous and energetic contribution of the. &.f'f .'mit- -M. ,L. t 1 . j ri uni(fa outies iu mu uiuvcioui Hiruggie, i'jO?- v fc""1 tI,w iaM,w wt ucvu- yffnf wnicn me men wno mea nave given, .KJwiay be, said with the most reverent 11 '"C,5 yrUtude that this country escaped the full ," ifDe of the most monstrous blow ever - launched at clvillratlon. We were splr- i 'JiwaUy ready for, any sacrifice. Tho appall- r, . tragic tribute paid 'by our allies on fm altar of freedom would have been IJWjlnsd forth in similar measure by us &, had it been necessary. punting both sides, our Civil war losses astteunted to 1,000,000 men, A great price terVltberty was -paid between the years BL jjpt'-ifc. That a proportionate repayment ov again aemanaea must sur iaitn S : tic tszw' REPUBLICAN OPPdRTUNlTY The Leader of Cougress Must Be'.Men Vfiia Know the Direction in Which the Nation Wishes to He Led WASHINGTON correspondents aro sending out lists of possible candi dates for the Speakership of the House in the next Congress. Among those mentioned are Mann, of Illinois, if ho is well enough to take the' office; Gillett, of Massachusetts; Longworth and Fess, of Ohio; Fordney, of Michigan; Camp bell, of Kansas; Moore, of this State; Towner, of Iowa, and Madden, of Illi nois, if Mann declines to enter the race. It is not our purpose at this time to discuss the qualifications of any of these gontlemen. It is enough to say that come of them are better than others. What we do desire to do is to call upon the country to express itself on the char acter of the leadership in the House of Representatives of the Sixty-sixth Con gress. If the nation is to be served as it should be served every man out of sympathy with the progressive spirit of the times must be deprived, so far as possible, of the power to interfere with the passage of legislation fitted to meet the new conditions which nre upon us. This does not mean that the old lead ers should necessarily be forced to the rear, but only that unless they have learned their lesson they should give way to men in fuller sympathy with modern America. The Republican party was defeated in 1912 because the men in control had failed to read the signs of the times. Much has happened since then; but every event has served to prove with cumula tive effect that the men who led the party to defeat then were fatally wrong. The war has developed new issues and it has forced the reshaping of the old issues in new form. The nation has decided, after an experience with Demo cratic leadership in Congress, that it prefers to trust itself to the Republicans for the next two years. It has nssumed that they have profited by the lessons of adversity and that they will do now the things which they ought to have done years ago. The first test of the party will come jn the election of a Speaker. That officer does not now exercise the power which he did in the days when Cannon wielded the gavel, but he is still a potent agent of the majority. Tho broadest-minded man in the House should be. selected for the post. He must be a man in sympa thy with the aspirations of all social groups, and not merely a representative of class interests. He must think na tionally and not sectionally. He must be as willing to serve the lnboring man as the big manufacturer. He must con sider the interests of the consumer as well as of the producer. He must have a comprehensive vision of the part which America must play, whether it will or not, in reshaping the world, now that war has put old customs and old insti tutions in solution ready to be remade in accordance with the spirit of democ racy and human brotherhood. He must be an American first, believing in the part which nations must play in the world, and whatever of the spirit of internationalism he may harbor in his thinking must be subordinated to nation alism. Every American is wiser and humbler than he was four years ago. So we are confident that the Republican congres sional leaders are also humbler as well as wiser. If we do not mistake their purposes, they will attempt so to organ ize the House as to make its Speaker and committee chairmen representative of the new spirit of America. They will be responsive to the demand for such social legislation as is within their con stitutional power. They will pass tariff laws intended to develop every industry in the country that can be benefited by them. And their internal tax laws will treat all classes with justice, without any provisions intended to punish big business enterprises for the crime of big ness. They will deal with the question of Government ownership of the rail roads and the telegraph and telephone lines on its merits and not for the pur pore of destroying great corporations. And they will deal with the rehabilita tion of the merchant marine with sound business sense enlightened by the events of the recent past. In view of the multiplicity and magni tude, of the questions with which the Sixty-sixth Congress must deal, the self seekers looking for notoriety are ex pected to keep themselves in the back ground and to refrain from making diffi cult the task of selecting the leaders fiom among those with the minds of statesmen inflamed with a burning desire to serve their country and, through it, the world. It is not a time for factionalism or narrow partisanship. Nor is it a time when there should be any toleration for the old practice of promoting men to high posts merely because they have served in the House a few more years than some abler men. The first qualification for leadership is the ability to discern the direction in which the nation wishes to be led. There are men with this qualification in the new House. Unless we are to fail mis erably they must be forced into posi tions of authority where they can lead. There eeems to be some doubt as to whether the Germans are really well red. BRUMBAUGH A WAR HISTORIAN? fTIHERE is a disquieting color of veracity - in the report from Harrisburg that the Legislature will, so to speak, endow Governor Brumbaugh after the expiration of hi term and name him war historian of Pennsylvania. Friends of the Governor appear to be fascinated by this idea. A considerable part of the State's emergency war fund is still unexpended. The Legis nmjwuiimropimBmv ..,; -'tv? ' ,J'- .wKv.iijr .f-v ;m Evening public .LEiDGJBBrHiLADBS lature will probably be urg-d in January to apply it, td the upkeep otIr. Brum baugh In the rolo of scholar end chroni cler ,of our achievements in the work of war. Some one has suggested that such a history as is proposed should bo in ten volumes. It Is a pleasant habit of this State lo look after Its ex-Governors. But history writing is serious work. It Is difficult to avoid the conviction that the work of Pennsylvania and rennsylvanlans In .the war Is such as to Justify the best record that the art of letters can provide. Mr. Brumbaugh Isn't distinguished as a wrltfcr. There must bo a-college somewhere that would provide a better field for him. The country might expect borne spec tacular reaction If all unfortunate poli ticians are to be occupied In the work of war memorials. If Governor Brumbaugh is to write a war history of Pennsylvania there Is no reason why Senator J. Ham Lewis shouldn't be appointed by the State of Illinois to design a series of war monu ments. Similarly, tho State of Massachu sets might appoint Senator Weeks to paint n new set of mural decorations for the Capitol. At least there Is no lack of food for thought in hungry Germany. DEMOCRACY AND THE NETHERLANDS rpiIE Netherlands as the refugo of a J- despot presents an unconvincing spec tacle. That the Dutch themselves have been quick to realize the Inconsistency of the scene Is fast becoming manliest In tho rising tide of uneasiness over the ex Kalscr's residence' In the stanch little land and In the extremely frank expressions of antl-monarchlcal sentiments. Peter Troelstra, one of the Socialist lead ers of Europe, is pointedly outspoken. The possibility of a queenless Hague is dis cussed It Is supported there by one of the noblest of historical bases. For more than two centuries the flame of democracy was kept alive In the Netherlands- -a gleaming challenge in an era of despotism. The Dutch republic, fought in turn the sinister nbsolutlsm of Philip of Spain, the dissolute aristocracy of Charles II of Britain and the grandiloquent tyranny of Louis XIV of France. It assisted In freeing England from the Stuarts. It was the first of all nations to sa'lute the American flag, a standard derlv -Ing Its hues directly from the freedom loving Dutch. When republicanism had appeared tra duced by the Napoleonic Infatuation, a kingdom was for the first time organized in the gallant lowlands, following the Con gress of Vienna In 1815. Memories of the old glorious past were preserved In the ele vation of the line of the Grunge Stadt holders to the throne. Kingship, however, thrived chiefly on sentiment. Dauntless William of Orange "was the guiding star of a brave people, and when he died thf little children cried in tho streets." Queen Wilhelmina, who has ruled with liberalism and discretion, has been honored as the descendant of the Wash ington o the Lowlands. Fol more than a hundred years the nation has furnished the paradox of a monarchy whose sources have been affectionately traced to a heroic republic. Any governmental transition there now would be in strict conformity witli logic and tradition. Some of the noldlers votes obtained by Pennsylvania ballot When War Win Ileafn commissioners detailed to the various camps by Gosernor Brum baugh cost the State almost $100 each. The money was Bpent for "expenses" by the vari ous commissioners. Obviously we must have a few men in Pennsylvania who had reason to feel that every war cloud has a silver lining. What more delightful One With tht scene of misery can Crown Prince Added be imagined than that of Mr. Hohcnzollern pacing a chilly railway platform and trying to light a German cigarette with a Swedish match? Seven days of uni versal peace and still not the faintest hint Irreconcilable) of the Millennium of the slightest pros pect of a Princeton-Pennsylvania football game. There are some things not een the most glgantk- of all wars can fettle. Consideration of what A Boj-al Four-Flush America owes John J. Pershing and the Huns owe the Kaiser suggests that Germany made the mistake of not drawing a ."Jack" instead of a "King" m her war game. If Governor Brum Not He! baugli would promise to tell all he knows about Pennsylvania politics we might be willing to accept him as State historian at any salary he might name. Cabbages and kings are about equally scarce in cfertain European countries. The ex-Crown Prince, scurrying to cover, seems to have symbolized the "Him of Haste." Even yet tho ex-Kaiser's trip to the Netherlands Is incomplete, but the prospects are stll bright, not to say ruddy. The German request for Hoover's serv ices proves again that crow was never a nourishing diet. Now that airplanes are .actually carry ing letters on a regular schedule, It will be proper to talk of love notes as hot-air mail. Having failed with the sword, Germany now takes Richelieu's tip and tries out the pen. Up to date she holds the note-writing championship. Hog Island's Qulstconck, which sur passed her speed requirements on her ex perimental trip, has been truly "tried and not found vaunting. It Is safe to forecast that. Peter Troel stra is not the man to plug any cracks in the Dutch royalty dike. Line, by the lorn It Is Vik, Vlk Vlk, You cruihln' Russian bombshell, Bolshevik I Though my armies worked id aid you, It can now be sadly said, you Have the bulge on banished Wiihelm, Bol shevik H ? '& A CHOWDtiR-1 SOME of our lawless contributors"1 are threatening to raise the red flag and appoint a committee of workmen and poots to run this column uhless we treat tlnilr ejaculations with more respect. Rather thun Incur any assassinations we will give the poets the best of our space today. The Organ Man Tho organ man Is playing Tho tunes we used to dance: ' "O Boy" and "Tipperary," And Is It Just by, chance He plays the fox trot and the waltz Till all the children, too, Catch up their feet nnd whirl and turn Just as wis used to do? There's "I'nderneath the Stars,"' perhaps, Among the things ho plays, "Poor Butterfly" or VEgJ'pt," And now tho "Marseillaise." , He plays those tunes so very loud The ones wo used to dance So happily those months ago Before you went to France. BEATRICE WASHBURN. Midnight Lunch What is so delightful' as An all-night lunch room at midnight? The shining porcelain counter. The bright-nickeled tanks of coffee, With their glass gauges showing the clear brown liquid, The pics and puddings keeping hot In tho steam-chest, Mince pie, apple, raisin, cocoanut, lemon, pumpkin And the. fried egg sandwiches and frank furters And tho little pots of baked beans And the corn cakes coming up hot from the kitchen With their minute silver-plated Jugs of syrup! I admire the waiter In a white coat: And the waitress In a white shirtwaist: They bustle about on their-feet From 5 p. m. until 1 a. m. But they are never too tired to do their Job Promptly and humorously And they please the newspaper men By asking to see the bulldog edition of the morning paper When it comes off the press just after mid night. 1 admire also the little brass speaking tube that talks Down to the kitchen And I can never help thinking what fun it would be To pour a beaker of hot coffee down it While the chef was listening At the other end. DOVE DULCET. Lads of the Khaki Returning (To the mrmorv of Lieutenant Robert C. West man, kitted in action. August 10, si.) You tell me the war is now over, That Hunland has crumbled down, And peace In triumphant advances Has won through each flaming town I greet you, rejoicer, with gladness, Yet mine Is the harder fate, For peace with her banners and bugles Has come to me too late, In a grave on the Lorraine sector Where I cannot know even the place. Lies quiet a torn young body, My lad of the shining face. He rose In the hour of our anguish With his eyes on the ultimate star; Now never again may 1 greet him, He has wandered so far. O honor and beauty and splendor Of manhood as clean as the wind, O hands tha were hearty to welcome, O Roland whose trumpet was thinned, Who blew in the beleaguered passes Tho horn of our desperate chance, Whose faith and whose body were" white as The lilies of France! The lads of the khaki returning March down the long lanes of the flag 4 And some of their coat sleeves are empty, And some are on crutches that drag: They are back to the home cf tholr father fl TViov hnvp KlnrmpH tho mh nllnna r.i Hate, Yet one face of gay laughter Is absent Peace, you are late, you are late! PVT. WILLARD WATTLES, A Portrait Light as the angel shapes that bless An Infant's dream, yet not the less Rich in all woman's loveliness. With eyes so pure that from their ray Dark vice would turn abashed away, Blinded like serpents when they gaze Upon the emerald's virgin blaze. Yet filled with all youth's sweet desires Mingling the meelt and vestal Arcs Of -other worlds, with all the bliss. The fond weak tenderness, of this. A soul too, more than half divine Where through some shades of earthly feeling Religion's softened glories shine Like light through summer foliage steal ing, Shedding a glow of such mild hue, So warm, and yet so shadowy, too, As makes the very darkness there More beautiful than light elsewhere, MEREDITH JANVIER. Dr. Edward Muybrldge, of the Univer sity of Pennsylvania, Invented the movies when he began to study and photograph the motions of walking, trotting and run ning horses, thirty years ago. If tie found the gait of horses curious' and worth study, we wonder what he would have thought of the gait of Charley Chaplin? It is amusing to recall that the first movie theatre, erected by Docto. Muy brldge in Chicago in 1893, was called a Zoopraxographtcal Hall. Economic Pronouncements We believe that the seriousness of after-the-war economic problems has been greatly exaggerated, ft is our conviction that the onlypeople out of a Job will be the un employed. Tsking the Joy Out of Life What does the legal profession think of these crape-hangers who keep on telling us that Marshal Fqch doesn't look like a soldier at all, but more like a lawyer? If the war hadn't come to a triumphant con clusion we would say that these reports were intended to undermine our morale. SOCRATES. mm ' DICING R-OO'M I-i" ' ??& k '' M- 'y ...!!-.-. ,i ,n;T'- ;? , 1 . ' ;;: . ?, r ,i j m v ',.- .v. qp " . m '.Tr- -.s,VV, ' i.y. tW7 -? ".,, m J , )ir . -mm jj&JV .'. ?t rx. gWw . r-.-. . -r- m THE READER'S Where Did McKinley Review the Parade? To the Editor of the Evening Public Ledger: Sir May I correct a statement In your Issue of November 13, made by Hon. ,J. Hampton Moore concerning .the Peace Jubilee of 1888? President McKinley did not review the mili tary parade from the Mayor's office, nortn side of City Hall, but from tho official stand In the beautiful Court of Honor which was designed by Joseph M. Huston, tho architect. Referring to the photograph made of that Btand by William H. Rau, I see President Mc Kinley, Mayor. Warwick, General Alger, Gen eral Shafter, Charles' Emory Smith, Henry Clay, James H. Eckersley, Joseph M. Huston, Secretary Porter, and in tha foreground Frank Thomson, president of , the Pennsyl vania Railroad, and James W. Nagle and Director Frank Rlter. HISTORICUS Philadelphia, November 16. Liberty Da To the Editor of the Evening Public Ledger: Sir Today conceiving the idea that It would be a fitting thing to commemorate the great defeat of Kalserlsm by making Novem !,. 11 n Mmanpni ipral hnlldav. 1 snatched a Xcouple of spare moments to hastily pen you note In the matter. Tonight I got a glimpse of a leading article the Evening Public ledoeii relative io omethlng of the kind, showing that you ere already "on the Job," which I was giaa to note. Whether or not the encet bears results, it Is quite certain, In view of Monday's spontaneous outburst, that there will always h"'manv who will on their individual ac- count, at least, celebrate the 11th of Novem ber, as many do Easter Monaay, rorjinsiance, without any legal warrant. This sentiment will doubtless find expres sion in Europe also,' particularly In those countries that have suffered most ; even Ger many, for the Germans, too, have much to be thankful for in tha overthrow of Kalser lsm. " In this country, coming so close to our es tablished Thanksgiving, it may become ex pedient to combine' the two in one grand day of Thanksgiving. As It will probably be at least springtime before a, peace conference would complete Its work, your suggestion of a peace jubilee at that time would also prove a fitting celebra tion of that event. All patriotic citizens will most assuredly be with you In this -work. C L. .MANNING. Philadelphia. November 13. Justice for the Hun To the Editor of the Evening Public Ledger: Sir Lest we forget just retribution to the forever hateful, hated, hellish Hun, it is only a fair question whether all of the down trodden, military-oppressed German people would not have taken American swag and loot and put it In their pocket if they could have gotten away' with It, just. aB they did in Belgium and France. If they would commit or have committed murder and robbery, let them take what la justly coming to them just retribution for murder and rapine and robbery. May no nice pretty lady or ladylike man with maudlin sentimentality carry them flowers as was wont to be done to Jall-blrda at Moyamenslng. Did the poor, down-trodden, military-oppressed German people whom we are asked to forget and forgive and to be merciful to did they celebrate the sinking of the Luei tanla, the foul deed of drowning helplesB women and children, our own neighbors? Did the very school children celebrate the event? k Was amedal struck In Its honor and glorl Red in by the whole German people7 ' Did any' one hear of any protests or dis sent by any of the downtrodden, military op pressed German people? In 4he early war days did I dream It or did i hear it from a foretime friend a German-American upholding, the drtwnlng of women and children on the Lurltanla, our own fine citizens, as a military necessity of the great German empire? "Might, without honor, Is right" seems the foul'creedi of all, of some few here and of all of, .this generation there. Did officers rfrder crucifying and unman ning, or were .such foul deeds dene by .the poor, -Ignorant,, -aowjurcouru,- imiu em-i..i..e.tiai.vi'v.nwnfoul'VolltlpaT . . - .- ,. ---., - r . jrcf (1. . f- ,- VIEWPOINT Who committed tho foulest crimes known to humanity? Otllcerp only, or the poor down trodden German soldier whom vc aro now asked to pity? ' Perhaps the next German generation may be different, but with this present cruel German generation as they have shown them selves tho American people want nothing nothing but Justice for' wrongs done them or theirs. ' I pray the peace coin-mission will remem ber liquid fire and gas and the blind. Did" you ever see the war picture of a handsome, noble blinded youth wearing a basket'.' In justice, I hope tho peace commission will remember the thousands of blind young men In the prime of life, their chiefest spe cial sense, their sight, obliterated: and by what means? By gas and liquid fire hell's weapon which only Satan would have orig inally used. I do not rpeak of revenge, though Heaven knows In that I might even then strike a strong chord of American feeling. I write only for justice. The will of the American people Is for justice, full and plenty, that the chlefest of thoso foul German murderers be brought before a tribunal of justice and their just deserts meted out to them. Nothing short of that will satisfy the American people, with dead and maimed and blinded. E..C. W. Philadelphia, November 1C. The Tale of Mons IN ACCORDANCE with the principles of both poetic and transcendental justice, the tragic Belgian town of Mons was cap tured by King George's warrlortJ, on the last complete day of the world conflict. The piteous, yet soul-stlrrlng, tale of British valor has few parallels in war annals. The retreat of Sir John Moore's army at Corunna In the Peninsular cam paign of the Napoleonic era foreshadows the tale in little. But In that campaign a very small expeditionary force was con cerned. In the epic of August, 1914, the flower of the entire British army was in volved. By Hun computation this daunt less body was in numbers petty, yet it, and armies operating nearby, constituted at that time the maximum of Britain's mill, tary effectiveness. Von Kluck's hordes over whelmed it. The heroic stand of General Sir Horace Emlth-Dorrlen. outranged and still out ranges tributes. The chlvalric nobility of this episode was so stupendous that a flavor of tho mythical was soon associated .with it. The-legend of the angels of Mons, with its narration of the (visitation of the three medieval bowmen, gleaming in gal lant armor.to inspire the cause of justice, soon became one of the persistent super stitions of Jhe war. It matters not that Arthur Ma'chen some months later con fessed the fancy to be the product of his imagination. ..Its spiritual significance abided. !.r'. Mons, a symbol both ot,fjirly incon ceivable bravery in the face of inseparable obstacles, became a byword in the .chroin cle of 'England's honor. Tho feeling 'that atonement for the sacrifices made there was exigent beforethe wholelong grim "ad venture of combat could, bo brought to a close, doubtless (pulsattngly inspired the troops which rushed'Mhe' capture' W the place Just before Germany admitted in writing the full extent of her, hideous folly. As the curtain fell onthe most terrible struggle in history Mpns woo redeemed. Canadians were the victors. The .children .of old England have, been supremely worthy of their- sire's. Among the "epic -notes of tho war there are few that sound with more of Homeric beauty than those of the tale. of Moris with ita Ylyid nuances of both,"4 .i .. v pathos and triumph, I THE SERGEANT I WE 'AD a sergeant once, oh lor! With a voice to wake the dead; Twas a sbrt of a 'usky animal roar, An" we couldn't tell what 'o said. An' one day 'o was drilling us, When in a sudden pause, '.A dog barked, An' we all formed fours. , 'E swelled 'Is gills like a turkey-cock. An' oh tho rippling word! Wo felt like pfis'ners In a dock, As wo stood at ease an' 'eard. An' as 'e paused In slangln' us, An' our sufferln' ears burned, A 'orse neighed, An' we all 'bout-turned. With that 'e threw a foamln' fit Upon the gravel 'ard; 'E squirmed an' writhed an' rolled an' bit, An' cursed us by the yard. An' when 'e (ailed In utterance, An' shook 'Is nobbly fist, A rook cawed, An' we all dismissed. E chased us with Ms swagger-stick, An' 'is language was a dream! 'E formed us up in arf a tick On the banks of a runnln' stream. An' while 'e stood an' glared at us (You could 'ave 'eard a pin), ' A duck quacked, An' we all fell In. . G. F. N in The Passing Show. The Swiss are as richly entitled as Ger many to boast that their fleet' Is unbeaten. In both instances there were formidable rea-f sons why the ships could not plow the ocean waves. Doctor Solf suggests that the task of. jrffl feeding Germany be entrusted to "the tried & SA Mr. Hoover." "Tried" Is exactly it, as they who harassed him tho most in Belgium must now be poignantly realizing. v.. Are. the guns of a new wattjrloot canv,-!t'' l paign ominously audible In the 145,000,000 plana for revising and extending the filtra tion system?" If the Germans aren't careful their big', river will be rechrlstened as the Whine. What Do You Knoiv? QUIZ 1. In what hullnliur In Versailles did the armi stice) frniners meet? 2. After whom I. the Delaware River named? 3. Whr are Ihr- nrltera honored by election to vn i-cnn .wajimmv innuin a a 'Bra' Immortal."? 4. Who waa called ''The Mumarrk of China"? 5. How moor American Prenldenti-hato flrcle3' tha slobe and who were therf 6. What Is the meanlnr of "On lea aural" used a. a French army i.Ioran dorlnr tha war? 7. What U fharlea'M. K'lmah'a official io,nion In the Emencener Fleet Corporation?. S. What la the Oerman name for llatarla? 0. Whr Is I'armentler soap so railed. 10. lVh.1 Amerljun ceneral was '..known, m "Flchtlne Joe"? 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