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Advertising or Circulation 4422 Want Ad I n-iartln.-nt J SSI Editorial or Xl:s 4433 lol. 1'rintiiiK 4409 General Alwli.in Representative, Robert E. Ward; ,'c w y,,ik oif'ee. l:n:nswiek Building; Chicago i il'fiei-. .Mail, i s linilding. Tl i;Sl)AY MORNING, I'EP.RIWRY 12, l:t S. THE AT?IZONA REPUBLICAN. TUESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 12, 1913 A steady hand in military affairs is more requisite than in ncacc, be cause an error committed in war may rove irremediable. Francis Bacon. Abraham Lincoln II is a hundred and nine years ago today that there opened to the light, the eyes of a babe destined to become the leader of his nation and the model for Matesmen of his own country and all countries, a man whose nam.' would be introduced into every great problem which should confront nations for the next century, with the question "What would Lincoln have done".''' We can only know what he did; that without tin- advantages of birth and opportunity he set a mark above all Americans who had preceded him and all who have come after him. Lincoln's greatness was demonstrated in every field h" entered. Without educational training, his Gettys burg speech stands alone as an American classic,-1 and there hangs on the walls of Brasenose College, oxford, as a model of pure English, a simple letter of 1-j words he wrote to a woman who had sacrificed five sons in the defense of the Union. The state papers of Lincoln are unequalled for strength and diction. Reading them, one does not take into account at first the words and phrases of which they are composed. Undying phrases have since been selected from them. But the papers are messages voice-, carrying truth and conviction and an impression of t he strength and honesty of the mighty author. They were rather revelations, prophe lies, all farts "f a new creed of the nation. Though the messagfs and declarations-of Lincoln related only to then current questions, they have since been as frequently interpreted as the scriptures and have been applied by men of all parties and of all nations to the solution of latter-day problems of which Lincoln could not have dreamed. Xo other great man in all the history of the world had been confronted by such a task, or had been so beset with difficulties. The task was that of preventing the failure of a gigantic experiment in democracy. Ihc difficulties consisted of a divided lountry and a subdivision of the. part of the country nominally loyal, and a further subdivision of the party by whit 11 Lincoln had been elected. He stood almost alone, -Only great strength, height and breadth could have saved him and his country. His strength lay partly in his freedom from vanity and pique, lie held no grudge against those who opposed him and he did not hesitate to go to his personal enemies for aid and counsel. It is season able now to relate that when things were going badly w ith the Union military forces ho promptly displaced a secretary of war whom he had chosen and who had demonstrated only his incompetency. Lincoln put in his place a strong man of another party and his own bitter enemy. A smaller man would have subjected the Union to a further risk before he would have taken a course that to him would be bitter humiliation. Hut Lincoln was too big, too broad to be humiliated. lie was free to select such instruments as appeared in his great wisdom to be the best. Neither party nor personal friendship weighed in the balance against the. safety of the nation. Patriotism is something more than a meVe love of the land in which one lives; more than a mere affection for the area which one's ancestors occupied. There must be a strong element of pride in patriot ism, pride in the institutions of the country and pride in the great men whose achievements founded ami maintained those institutions. If there have not been such men and such achievements there can be no pride, and patriotism without pride, is nothing more than that instinct which keeps animals , within their habitats. Lincoln's name and achievements constitute the strongest incentive to American patriotism now, when patriotism is so essential. Shooting Out of Season We d' not believe that the continual attacks of tiie Republican Publicity Association upon the demo cratic tariff can bo very appealing to the American people at this time. There must be, in the first place, some resentment against any effort to inflame the partisan spirit. We think a majority cf the people of the United States believe that the present tariff law would have beep ruinous to practically every industry in this country and that we were saved from' its ruinous effect only by the war which itself af forded us greater protcctciou than the strongest pro tective law that could have been devised could have done. In some ways the democratic tariff law has been helpful in the circumstances which surrounded ns afterward. But those circumstances could not have been foreseen in 1013 by even more acute states men than Hie democratic leaders. The democratic, parly therefore can not take to themselves credit for any measure of helpfulness the law afforded. Those of us who believe in Providence must attribute to it alone, the conjunction of the circumstances and the democratic tariff. The high, protectionist, inveighing against free trade or a low tariff law always points to the in crease of imports under such a law, that is, imports which are brought into competition with domestio production. In normal circumstances it is a good, unanswerable argument, but it is not a good argument now. There is no such showing to be made as to manufacturers for in that field, the war has left us without competition. Our two great competitors. Great Britain and Germany have been eliminated and the shortage of world tonnage has practically elimi nated even small neutral competitors. About the only competition we have had has been in the field of agriculture. That has come mainly from Canada and the South American countries, Japan and CWna. It is on this competition that the Republi can Publicity Association now relies. It has issued a table showing the increase of imports of eighteen articles in the years 1513, Iflltr" and 1917. In this list Hie included such articles of common use as eggs, fresh meats, beans, onions, dried peis, .potatoes and wool. --The increase in the imports of all of them have been enormous, ranging frofn 100 per cent to 1,000 per cent. It is inferred, of course, that but for the demo cratic tariff these importations could not have so increased. But when we take into account the higher prices of all of them we can see that no tariff has ever been levied against them that could have kept them out. We do not think the rrodueers of any of these eighteen articles are complaining of the competition s that has been forced upon them. They are not being forced to the wall and until they are heard to he moan their fate no one else is authorized to complain for them. In viw of the prices consumers have been paying for till of these eighteen articles w:tn:n the last two years, we hate to think w hat they would have had to pay but for this great increase in imports We believe as thoroughly as the Republican Pub licity Association does, in the principle of the pro tective tariff when it is needed to afford to labor, to producers a guaranty of remuneration, but we do not believe it should ever be used to reduce the sup plies of the country or to contribute to abnormally high prices. , And we do not believe thatin the present situa tion the republican party is strengthening its position in assailing a condition which must afford the people some measure of relief, though, as we have stated, the democratic party cannot take credit for having forscen that such relief would be needed. We mean that this is not the open season for the tariff. The Republican Publicity Association is shooting out of season and is subjecting itself to the penalties that attach to that offense against the game laws. Only One Battle Front Now The culmination of the peace negotiations at Iiiest-Litovsk were pretty clearly forscen. Xo reas onably intelligent man could have believed that the Germans were taking a risk of the rupture of the negotiations, or that they did not know from the beginning what the outcome of them would be. It was evident that finally the German terms would bo f.irced upon the Russians including territorial demands, the demobilization of the Russian armies and the opening up of the sources of supply in Southern Russia for the hungry people of Austria-Hungary and Germany. Peace does not mean tranquility in Russia, but that is a matter which does not immediately concern Germany. There will be outbreaks and collisions -between Russian factions, some of them, perhaps, so serious as to call for German intervention in lo calities where intervention is essential to Teutonic purposes. I Rut the chief immediate events of the peace arc demobilization, the release of the German prisoners of war and the opening of the granaries in Southern Russia. Entente and allied statesmen at times within the last two months have hoped tigainst hope that the German design wotTM be frustrated. But now and then when it seemed certain that it would suc ceed they have assured us that its success had been "anticipated." That was intended to' assure us that there was no cause for alarm because the peace had been taken into account. But it is one thing to anticipate an event and .another to be prepared to meet it. We may anticipate the effect of an in evitable disaster, but our anticipation will do no good except to save us from the shock of a painful surprise. It is now well enough for us to understand that though this peace has been anticipated, we have done nothing and there is nothing more that wo could have done to prepare for it. X0 have done all we could do in the time at cur disposal and now, in the time to come, we must do more. We are not to disguise the fact that the position of ' the Central Powers has ccn immeasurably strengthened; that they are no longer land locked; that there is now only one battle front and that the mighty shock must come in the west. For that we must get ready and get ready quickly. IIYAN MENTIONED FOll WILL ARB JOB is ''My John O. Ryan. Mention has been made of John D. Ryan, president of the Anaconda Copper Company and director gen eral of military relief for the Amer ican Red Cross, as a possible suc cessor to Daniel Willard as bead of the war industries board. STUNG AND PATRIOTIC WOMAN HEADING CAMPAIGN OF FAIR SEX FOR THRIFT SALE L i 'i i TALC 1 onteel A WOMAN has to breathe the fra grance of Jonteel, the New Odor of twenty-six flowers, only once to know it is a perfume that is rare and expensive. You expect its price to be for biddingly high. But you are astonished and delighted to find that Talc Jcn teel sells z a price no higher than that of ordinary powder:. Try it today. Fact Ptaitt Jonteel 5Uc Talc Jonteel 25c Combination Cream Jonteel 50c Id CENTRAL PHARMACY Kov Wavlancl, Mgr. (ioodnch Block " Phonos: VMU MRS. SELIM J. MICHELSON Well pleased with the first day's re sults of the Thrift stamp campaign, Mrs. Welim J. Michelson, chairman of the woman's committee last evening reported the sale of J 1,000 in stamps and bonds. In choosing Mrs. Michelson to head the work of the women of I'hoenix the state chairman had in mind her wonderful drive in the Lib erty loan campaign when as chairman of the second ward she succeeded in disposing of more honds in her dis trict than any section of the city could boast. In addition to this service, Mrs. Michelson has found time to devote to the Red Cross, directing a class every Wednesday in making supplies for Uncle Sam's men. The class is com posed of the members of the Council of Jewish women of which Mrs. Mich elson is president and the meeting place is at the school administration building. mm bio FORFEITS BONO CAMPBELL PK T IT' COUHTEXPEHSE Judge Stanford of the Maricopa county superior court Monday after noon extended the time in 'which the judgment against Thomas E. Camp bell in favor of George W. P. Hunt could be paid for 15 days at the request of Judge It. K. Ploan, coun sel for Campbell in the long guber natorial contest. As an evidence of good faith Judge Sloan gave the attorneys for Mr. Hunt a check for $2,400, which had been collected by friends of ex-Governor Campbell to date. This leaves $l,6i.L'5 of the judgment of fi.22."o yet to be paid. Some misunderstand ing has existed throughout the state in regard to this fund, many people being under the impression that it was Campbell's salary that his friends were trying to raise for him, instead of Mr. Hunt's costs which were awarded to hiin by the supreme court in addition to the salary of governor for the year lit 1 T. There s no provision in the law to preclude the governor from receiving payment other than his official salary or this case would be further complicated by the fact that Governor Hunt acted as federal mediator for the depart ment of labor during 1917 and re ceived pay as such. It is expected that the remainder of the fund will be secured tins week, as several counties have not yet sent in any contribution to this fund to pay the judgment, which is generally admitted throughout the state should not be allowed to fall on Campbell, as he is already out pay for his year's work. - That Dr. Lorenzo Koido is a fugi tive from justice developed yesterday when the physician ffiiied to appear in Judge Stanford's court to be tried on one of the three criminal charges against him. His bail in the sum of IT.'iOH was forfeited and the court issued the order directing all peace officers in the state to arrest the defendant and commit him to the sheriff of Maricopa county. In announcing the arrest of Dr. Rosa 11. lido, a few days ago. The Republican made mention that her husband was believed to be some where in Mexico. It is said that lie left I'hoenix immediately upon secur ing bail, which was furnished a week or more after his arrest. Those who signed the bond and the mount of surety of each are: I. S. Kspinosa. $1,000: Ysabel de Marine, $500; T. Arvozu, $ 1,000; George li. llageman, $1,000: V. C. Valcn. J2.0i.hi; Jos eph Lambege, $1,000, and V. C. Mus grove, . $1,000. Dr. Eoido is wanted on two bas tardy charges and on the charge of bribery. The latter case resulted after the preliminary hearing on the bas tardy case before Justice Wheeler. when rido is alleged to have of fered the justice of the pi . $"o" to dismiss the case. "liecl.-r. wh i had anticipated the offer, had of ficers stationed near at hind wi " are said to have overheard the con versation and to have seen the monev change hands. Criminal action was brought at once, the doctor protest ing his innocence and that the en tire cae was a "frame-up." o C. . Ill BIG SPECTACLE A spectacular surprise is in store f,.r those who attend the nineteenth an nual meeting of the I'hoenix Chamber of Commerce tomorrow evening at tin Womans club. The umm r wiil be served at ii:P.O o'clock, t'lans for this part of the function are being handl.d bv Dave Goldberg. President H. J. M' Clung .f th chamber has been in eommnnicai ion by wire for several days with a number of good speakers and Secretary Wf'nh ptomises that at least one talker of na tional reputation will be present. A musical program will be rendered by the. "Liberty Quartet" and' several other treats are in store for those who contemplate attending. HIGH FINANCE A Burr-Mo man stopped a newsboy in Xew York, saying: "See here, son, I want to find the Blank National bank. I'll give you half a dollar if you direct me to it." With a grin, the boy replied: "All right, come along," and he led the man to a building a half-block away. The man paid the promised fee, remarking, how ever, "That was a half-dollar easily earned." "Surel" responded the lad.' "But you mustn't fergit that bank-directors is paid high in Xoo Yawk" I'ittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph. THE MASTERPIECES Kvery year op. Lincoln's birthday the Gettysburg address is reprinted and it will no doubt be reprinted at least every year so long as there is an American history and an American literature. The Republican is printing it in a new form prepared by Dr. Marion Mills Miller, author of "The Life and Work of Lincoln," and "The Wisdom of Lincoln." Dr. Miller declares the speech to be as perfect a poem as was ever written. It excels the finest gem to be found Wn poetic cabinets from the Greek anthology downward." There is also reproduced below the famous I'.ixby letter, a copy of which adorns the walls of Brasenose "oege, Oxford, and which is held to be a model of pure and exquisit English: Fourscore and seven years ago Our fathers brought forth on this continent A new nation. Conceived in liberty. And dedicated to the proposition That all men are created equal. I Xow we are engaged in a great civil war, Testing whether that nation, Or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, Can long endure. We are-met on a great battleficd of that war. AVe have come to dedicate a portion of that field As a final resting place For those who here gave their lives That that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper That we should do this. Rut, in a larger sense, We can not dedicate We can not consecrate We can not hallow 1 This ground. The brave men, living and dead. Who struggled here Have consecrated it far above our poor power To add or detract The world will little note nor long remember What we say here, I'.ut it can never forget What they did here. v- It is for us, the living, rather To be dedicated here to the. unfinished work "Which they who fought here have no nobly advanced. It is rather for usj to be here dedicated To the great task remaining before us That from tli'jEe honored dead "We take increased devotion to that cause Kor which they gave the last full measure of devotion; That we here highly resolve That these dead shall not have died in vain; That this nation, under God, Shall have a new birth 'of freedom;' And that government of the people, By the people, and for the people Shall not perish from the earth. The Bixby Letter , i Executive JIansion, Washington, Nov. 21, 1864. To Mrs. Bixby, .. , Boston, Mass. Dear Madam: I have been shown in the files of the War department a statement of the adjutant general of Massachusetts that you are the mother of five sons who died gloriously on the field of battle. I feel how weak and futile must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and , lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sac rifice upon the altar of freedom. Y'ours very sincerely and respectfully, A. LINCOLN. TTOIM is the king of crops in the Salt River Valley, but proper tools are an essential to the successful raising of it. We have a full 'line of Cotton Tools, Disc Harrows, Drag Harrows, Stalk Cutters, Middle-Breakers, Lis ters, Planters, P. & 0., Body Control Cultivators, and all kinds of farm implements. You should not fail to see our Hue before buying. The 0. S. Stapley Co., Inc. Phoenix Five Points Mesa FOR SALE SANTA FE R. R. FRONTAGE Nine lots with 132 feet fronting on Santa Fe tracks with spur already built- WILL SELL AT A BARGAIN Bennett Lumber Co.