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The Prophet's Beard.
The Dempsey Fights. Mr. Vanderbilt's Party. Ku Klux Patriotism. ?Br ARTHUR BRISBANE? (Cvprrirbt, im>. A BDUL MEDJI EFFENDI IS A SOLEMNLY CONSECRAT ED SUPREME ? CALIPH OF THE MOHAMMEDAN WORLD, AN INTERESTING-SHQW. They hand him the Prophet'i ?word, and his green flag sym bolizing; the Caliph's right to ?tart a holy war at any time. That just now is a joke. This supreme Caliph, number thirty oight in his family of the Oth mans, is the first possessing no temporal power. Kemal will decide about holy wars, until ?omeone succeeds Kemal. ABDUL also receives Moham med's beard, done up in a Mat package. If Mohammed nally is alive?as all Moham medans believe?up in his para dise, flowing with wine that ?ever intoxicates, crowded with charming young ladies that never grow old, that beard he used to wear must interest him. Probably his wife," Khadijah, rich and jealous, had pulled that beard often. UAS he grown a new beard up there, or is his face as Smooth as in that hour when he was born and lifting his eyes to heaven exclaimed: "There is Bo God but God, and I am his Prophet.'" His mother's milk dried up, no wonder. All good Mohammedans be lieve, also, that when he spoke, the fire of Zoroaster, kept ?live for a thousand years by the Magi, suddenly went out ?nd all the idols in the world fell down. Tf you like strange things the * Mohammedan religion might auit you better than any other. Napoleon, you know, intended to become Mohammedan, ride ?n an elephant, and like Alex ander, rule Asia. Great was Mohammed. When the fight was dbubtful, he threw a hand fal of dust into the air and at once 3,000 fighting angels, on black and white horses, sprang out of the dust and drove the onemy like leaves before a whirlwind. He went to heaven on a white horse and saw angels with foreheads so wide their eyes were many miles apart. fTHE things that men have j believed are truly remark- | ?ble. There are rich Mo hammedans that would give half their possessions for a hair of that prophet's beard? and heaven knows from what face it was really shaved. Do you wonder that men fight, that the Prophet's man, Kemal, is able to bully the ?llies, that our "civilization" is a mere shell, covering barba rism, when men scientifically educated can profess belief in ?uch nonsense? Remember that Mohammedans have no monoply of it, either. DK NOT too contemptuous of " the Mohammedan that gives ? fortune for one hair from Mohammed's beard. Mr. Woods, theater manager, understanding America's tastes, has offered Jack Dempsey one million dol lars for three bouts. A million for a hair from the Prophet's beard, or a million for three Dempsey fights?which indicates the higher civilization ? TLfR- WILLIAM H. VANDER BILT, great-great-grandson of Cornelius, who used to row the boat from Staten Island, eomes of a^e, gets his fortune that has been piling up, and celebrates with a fancy dress ball at Newport. Nothing could be more ap propriate, for with the world ?s it is there is no knowing what fancy dances some of the great fortunes may have to per form in the next few years. It is well to begin practice early. WHAT other celebration could you expect? A fancy dance goes with a fancy for tune /iot earned by its owner. Nothing that makes life worth while SEEMS worth while, when everything but the happiness of hard work can be got by signing a check. A boy cursed with an un earned fortune is entitled to as much sympathy as though par (ConUnued on Pago 4. Column 6.) TIERNAN DIVbRCE REVOKED SAME DA Y HE RE WEDS; CLEMENCEA U PEACE POISONED EUROPE, SA YS NITTI Ill FOREIGN POLICY USE AND PRUDENT' WHITES NITTI Every American Loan Tends to Aggravate Snarled European Situation, Ex-Premier Says RAPS BIG FRENCH ARMY Denounces Ruthless Allocation of Territories to Mixed Peo ples Regardless of Ambitions By FRANCESCO NITTI. Former Premier af Italy. C?pyrl*ht. Ittf, by Franreeeo Mttl. ROME, ITALY, Nov. 25.? ! Welcome to America, my dear President Clemenceau! You are' giving a fine example of the resistance of a powerful will. There is nothing I appreciate so much as your persevering ef fort. I remember, not without! a thrill of emotion, your fare-! well speech to Lloyd George and myself, then premiers of England and Italy, at the Paris conference. I believe it was one evening? j February 20, 1920?when you had just tendered your resigna tion as president of the French cabinet, becoming a candidate for the presidency of the republic. But, quite unexpectedly, when everybody was sure of your suc cess and your political adver saries themselves were in a state of collapse, an eleventh hour coalition elected Deschanel presi dent. Millerand had become pre mier, but you refused to abandon the conference, and with the con sent of all and with the assist ance of Millerand himself, you continued to preside over the conference. PREMIERS QlIT PARLEY. On the evening- of February 20 Lloyd Ceorge and I had to leave and It was necessary to close the conference as soon as possible. I still remember the eloquent words, so full of real emotion, which you pronounced on our parting. They were inspired by such profound sadness, such nobility of soul, that they still ring in my ears. Although not elected to the presi dency of the republic and having tendered your resignation as presi dent of the council. France, by a special bill, proclaimed you "as deserving of your country." You then addressed us. on clos ing the conference, explaining not I only what had been done, but what still remained to be done if the enormous effort In which we were all concerned should prove a practical success. Now. my dear president, Lloyd George, you and I are no longer members of our governments. You are setting us a good example. It is well understood that the destinies of Europe can only be decided In America and with youthful enthusiasm in the Inter ests of your country, you have gone to hold parley In the United States. If I were to have your political authority and were pos sessed of as sound a knowledge of the English language, I would perhaps follow your example, now that my country is In th? hands (Continued on Pace 4, Column 2.) Capital Turns Out En Masse For Big Game r Ol SANDS of Washington. Ian* Journeyed to Franklin Field. Philadelphia, yesterday to tIvw the annual gridiron HtruRgle between the Army and Navy. In the crowd were Cabi net officers, members of the Senate and House and other high Government officials. It was a great day for the Army. Secretary of War Weeks offered condolences to Secretary of the Navy Denby when the army triumphed. 17 to 14. General Pershing and Brigadier General Brewster extended their sympathies to Admirals Sims, Wilson. Coontx and Hulton. Assistant Secretary of the Navy Roosevelt cheered himself hoarse rooting for the Middies. Vice President Coolldge remain ed strictly neutral throughout, sitting with first one side and then the other. For the complete story, -aee Page 1 of the Pink Sport Sec tion. MUD BOG BITES TWO BOYS Him Posse Shoots Animal After Sons of Frank B. Haskell Are Attacked. A dog, suffering from rabies, ran amuck through Blue Plains, D. C., yesterday, biting two boys, ten dogs, a horse and a goat. It was killed by a posse of armed farmers. Truman Haskell, eight years old, and Paul Haskell, four years old, sons of Frank B. Haskell, superin tendent of the District Home for the Aged, were playing in front of their home when attacked. Truman was bitten on the left leg, below the knee. As Paul ran for help, the dog attacked him, tearing a piece out of the right side of his face. Both hoys were carried into the dispensary where the wounds were cauterized by Dr. S. B. Pole. Superintendent Haskell and six farmers trailed the dog to an open field and shot it. An examination made by the District Health Depart ment showed the dog had rabies Eight other dogs who were bitten, were turned over to the District poundmaster. Two dogs of John Kennedy, a farmer, a horse belong ing to the District, and a goat be longing to Haskell were placed un der a year quarantine by the Dis trict. Walter Brown, eight years old. 537 Shepherd street northwest, was bitten on the arm yesterday morn ing by a dog which police say, be longs to John Taylor, 531 Quincy street northwest. The boy is under the care of Dr. William B. Burns, 626 Randolph street northwest. Two Killed as College Is Burned in Winnipeg WINNIPEG, Can., Nov. 25.?Two students were killed and scores were injured when fire early today destroyed St. Boniface College. The blaze is believed to have been of incendiary origin. A num ber of valuable historical records were destroyed by the flames. Italy Gives Mussolini Dictatorial Powers ROME, Nov. 25.?Dictatorial pow ers were vested In the Mussolini gov ernment by the chamber of deputies today. By a majority of 185 the chamber passed a bill extending plenary powers In the Faaclstl cabi net Until the end of next year. Vlrs*nla-r?rollna football taa,. Char lottesville. Va.. Thankaslvlnt Day. Re duced Piroa via Soothern Railway, Nov, ??-??. CUjr Ticket Offloo, 141* W 81 Adl First Wife's Collusion Story Leads Judge to Reopen Divorce Proceedings. SAYS HUSBAND BEAT HER Mrs. Tiernan, of Noted Pater nity Case, Avers Consent to Decree Was Forced. By HARRY R. FUORY, International \>wn Herri.**. CHICAGO, Nov. 25.?The law tonight had tied a few more | knots in the tangled marital re lations of Prof, and Mrs. John P. Tiernan, of South Bend, Ind. Re-opening the divorce case in i which Tiernan, formerly a law ? professor at Notre Dame Uni-1 versity and one of the "angles" j in the Tiarnaa-Paralan maternity1 case, was granted a decree from ' Augusta Tiernan Thursday. Judge C. R. Montgomery at South Bend late today revoked the decree which freed Tiernan and set re hearing of the divorce case for December 11. The custody of the children was remanded to the mother. STIRRED BY REMARRIAGE. Judge Montgomery's action fol lowed a conference he held with Mrs. Augusta Tiernan after she be came aroused over Tlernan's re marriage this morning at Crown Point to Mrs. Blanche I. Brimmer, of Hansell. Iowa. Mrs. Tiernan went on the stand today before the Judge and Prose cutor Floyd O. Jelllson, who de fended her In the divorce action. Her story led Judge Montgomery to suspect collusion In the divorce, and he reopened the case. Tiernan and his bride were re ported tonight to be "somewhere In Chicago." Mrs. Tiernan, with her three children. Including "Baby Billy," whose paternity was ques tioned by Tiernan. remained in the family home In South Bend. Earlier today Mrs. Tiernan said her husband had forced her to con sent to the divorce "purely to sat isfy the public and Notre Dame." "John and I lived together as man and wife until last Tuesday night," she said. "We agreed upon the divorce suit in collusion." SAYS HE BEAT HER. In his divorce hearing Tiernan testified they had not been living together as man and wife for sev eral months. "Last Saturday night Mr. Tiernan beat me until I agreed to permit him to get the divorce," Mrs. Tier nan continued. "Then he said we would go tos another town, change our names, and remarry." Tiernan once came to Chicago to induce Ralph Obenchaln, husband of Madalyne Obenchain, indicted in the murder of J. Belton Kennedy at Los Angeles, to form a law part nership with him. Mrs. Tiernan said. They would have operated under the name of "two abused husbands" she said he told her. "All the respect I had for John has turned to hate," Mrs. Tiernan said, weeping bitterly. It was predicted here tonight that a charge of bigamy would be lodged against Tiernan. Radio Guides Plane With Perfect Control PARIS, Nov. 25 (By Radio).? Successful tests were carried out near Paris today, during which an army biplane was flown and piloted with perfect control through wireless operated on the ground. The tests were made by the In ventors. The airplane carried no passen gers and'the task of guiding it was mada doubly difficult, by thick lot. Editor Bares Offer of $12,000 Contract to Attack Ship Bill Glaser, of Masonic Review, Trails "Mys terious" Request for Anti-Subsidy Advertising to British Embassy. (Copyright, 1922, by the Washington Herald and by Universal Service.) Matthew Quay Glaser, editor of the Masonic Review, has given to The Washington Herald an affidavit to the effeet that he was approached by F. C. Lawrence, com mercial attache attached to the British embassy in Wash ington, and offered a $12,000 advertising contract, con ditionally upon his printing as reading matter article to be prepared by the embassy, setting forth "the other side of the ship subsidy question." The affidavit is as follows: "My name it Matthew Quay Glaser. I am vice editor, and vice president of the Masonic Review, a monthly pub lication which discusses affairs of interest to the Masonic order. It is published at Reade street, New York city. "Since September, 1921, the Maeoaic Review has advo cated the slip subsidy in the interests of an >mrkwii Merchant Marine. ( ""The issue of March, 1922. was made a special number carrying four articles upon this subject, and a roster of the members of Congress who are members of the Masonic fraternity. There were on this roster. "I also headed a committee of Masons from various parts of the country which went to Washington to' present to President Harding an endorsement of his stand upon the subject of the Merchant Marine. , "Shortly after the March special issue of the Masonic Review had appeared, I received a telephone call at my residence, 90 Morningside drive. "The caller said he had been trying to make an ap pointment with me for the past week. He apologised for calling me at my home, but said the matter was urgent and wanted an appointment. "I met this man at the Masonic Club, Imperial HoteL He said that he represented interests at Washington that had become interested in the March issue of my maga zine. He desired to know if we Would receive advertising from foreign shipping interests. "I said that we would. He then asked if we would be willing to carry a certain number of pages of news matter dealing with the shipping industry. He stated that our readers would have the benefit of the other side of the ship subsidy question. "I agreed, but said I would like to see the copy. He said 'if our financial agreement goes through you will be saved the trouble of editing and writing. The copy will be prepared and given to you in Washington." "He said 'How would you like to receive $500.00 a page for two pages per issue for twelve months, $12,000.00 in all?' "I said the rate would be acceptable. "He then said 'I think I can put that over for you and, if so, will put you in touch with the parties whom I rep resent in Washington.' '' After the interview I went to the office of the Ameri can Steamship Owners Association and told W. L. Marvin all that had happened. "Two days later I received a telephone caH requesting another appointment at the same place. This is the conversation: "Stranger?'I'm in an awful hurry, Mr. Olaser. I have it all set at terms agreeable. When can you leave for Washington and will you accept $100.00 for your ex pense to Washingtolf and when can you leave for there?' "Glaser?'All right, I will accept the expense money and leave tonight.' "Stranger?'Well, you'll meet a gentleman who repre sents the British Consul's office. You will step to the desk at the Willard Hotel promptly at 11 o'clock tomor row morning.' "Glaser?'Who is he? How will I know him?' "Stranger?'He'll know you.' "I arrived at the Willard at 10:30. Sat in a chair until a few minutes before 11, then stepped up to the desk I was accosted by a man who appeared to be about thirty years old, of slender build, blond, with a light Chaplin moustache; he was about five feet five. "He said, 'Are you Mr. Glaser? I am Mr. Lawrence.' "We took a seat in the lobby. He said he could ar range matters in conformity with the proposed agree ment in New York The money end of it will be all right. "He said, 'I am only interested in the news end of it. Can we have the article that I have prepared published in the current issue?' "I said, 'If I get it within five days.' "I asked him if he represented the Cunard Line. "He said, 'No; I am a secretary at the embassy.' "I then proposed that he prepare the article immedi ately and give me a schedule of the advertising so that iContjWued on Page 3, Column 7.) TEN TWELVE' INQUIRY BY CONGRESS SHOWS WHAT WIND DtS Secret Agents of Crown at Work During and After War to Cripple American Shipping ? Affidavits, Confessions and Fac-Simile Copies of Official Documents Disclose Start ling Efforts by "White List to Pre vent Growth of Our Commerce. WASHINGTON MAN SLAIN STRANGELY DURING PROBE ? By WALTER HOWET (Copyright, 191!, by The Washington Herald and by Univertal Service.) The Washington Herald respectfully submit* for the con sideration of Congress and the Nation evidence of efforts by agents of the government of Great Britain to smash America's sea commerce. Much of the evidence is supported by sworn affidavit, confessions, and facsimile copies of official documents. Many of the documents are contained in that most secret of all investigations carried on by United States secret agents during and afterward known as the TEN TWELVE case. This was authorized by Congressional act and appropriation "for the investigation of foreign discrimination against vessels and shippers of the United States." It throws into the spotlight the following statement made by President Harding in his speech to Congress last Mon day in support of the Ship Subsidy bill: "The maritime nations of the world are in complete accord with the opposition here to the present measure." Among the disclosures are: 1 Affidavit of Mathew O. Glaser, of the Masoric Review. ? charging that he was approached by (men pretending to be) agents of the British embassy with an offer of $12,000 in the guise of advertising for British shipping to influence Glaser to alter the policy of his magazine which has a wide circulation in Congress and has been waging a vigorous campaign in favor of the ship subsidy bill. 2 Evidence that the American shipping control commit - ? tee was dominated by a British personnel which broke up privately owned American shipping lines, allocated American ships to foreign companies, and American trade | to British business concerns, under the guise of war I necessity. 3 Evidence that the British consul of New York forced ? American ahippers and ship owners to furnish com plete manifests of cargoes to all ports?this constituting a betrayal of American trade secrets, customers, and price lists. 4 Documents indicating that the British provcst marshal ? and the British control, which corresponds to the Amer ican Secret Service, need its office and Its official "white list" to deprive American shippers of South American trade which was thereupon turned over to the Brltiah shippers, although the products sold were produced in the United States and sent to South America in American ships. 5 Under the influence of Britishers within the Shipping ? Board during the war and afterward, American-born licensed marine officers were forced to accept subordinate portion# Aoard American vessels and serve under British