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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN PHOENIX. ARIZONA Published Kvery Morning by the ARIZONA PUBLISHING COMPANY All communications to be addressed to the Company; Office, Corner of Second and Adams Streets. Entered at the Postnffice at Phoenix, Arizona, aa Mall Matter of the Second Class. President and General Manager Dwlght B. Heard P.uflneBS Manager Charles A. Stauffer Kditor J- w Spear Nws Kdl'or H. W. Hall SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN ADVANCE Taily and Sunday, one year $8.00 Dally and Sunday, six months 4.00 Daily and Sunday, three months J-00 D.lly and Sunday, one month MEMBEK OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Receiving Full Night Report, by Leased Wire. The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for republication of all news dispatches cred ited to It or n-t otherwise credited in this paper and also the local news published herein. All rights of republication of special despatches herein are also reserved. TELEPHONES Pusiness. Advertising or Circulation 44il Want A1 Department 181 Editorial or New 4431 Job Printing 441 General Advertising Representative, Robert E. Ward; New York Office, Prunswick Building; Chicago Offire, Mailers Budding. SUNDAY MORNING, M.YY 1J. IMS The bravest battle that ever "was fought, Shall I tell you where and when? On the maps of the world you will find it not; Twas fought bv .the Mothers of .Men. Joauuin Miller. What is Constructive Criticism? Colonel Roosevelt's reiteration Friday of his charge against Postmaster General Burleson of discrimina tion in his treatment of newspapers which criticize tin' government, is only preliminary to the statement he will mako at length for incorporation in the Con gressional Record. This matter grew out of the hold ing up of a part of an issue of tho Metropolitan magazine containing an article, "Is America Honest?" Threats were made by the postmaster general against othep publications which, though they had engaged In criticism of the administration in its conduct of tho war, wero of undoubted loyalty. In the cases of the Metropolitan, Colliers and the New York Tribune, these journals had all, long before we engaged in the war, urged that we should do so, and should hasten preparations for that Inevitable event. We are all agreed that we have no right to in dulge in any but constructive criticism. But we are not all agreed as to what is meant by constructive criticism. In tho opinion of many, it involves tho substitution of a definite plan for a plan with which fault is found. It is also supposed by many that this criticism should never bo bitter or unfriendly. That a a very narrow definition of constructve criticism. It frequently happens, more often than not, that when some course we are pursuing is palpably wrong, tve ure unable to suggest the proper course. We see tho results and we may understand some of the causes, but our understanding is not comprehensive enough to formulate a definite plan of reform. The most we can do is to call upon the authorities to do differently. It was pretty generally recognized, for instance, that there was gross blundering In o ir shipbuilding, our airplane construction, our ordnance and machine gun manufactures, etc. Some of the causes were ap parent, but no one, perhaps, in th whole country hud definite changes or plans to offer. That fact,' though, did not estop citizens front demanding that, this blundering should cease; that the government should take action to produce results. Such criticism, though it may have been angry and bitter, was in tended to bo helpful and as it has been effective in securing improvements, it must now be adjudged to have been constructive. It cannot bo said in any case where such criticism was offered that it furnished aid and comfort to tho enemy, though it may have afforded him some satisfaction, if ho wrongly interpreted it us evidence of dissension among us. Hut we can recall no caso where those who have criticised tho administration were out of sympathy with the avowed purpose of the administration, to carry on tho war to a complete victory. In tho case of tho Masses and other journals which were suppressed, what may have been regarded as criticism was not directed against the administration but against the nutionul policy. Those journals were not finding fault with the administration's way of carrying on the war, but with the fact that it was being carried on at all. That was destructive criti cism and was properly suppressed. A conspicuous examplo of the postmaster gen eral's discrimination is the favor which the Hearst papers find with the administration. Before wo entered tho war, they were so prominently pro-German that their circulation in Canada was prohibited and the British government denied them the privilege :f the cables. These restrictions have only recently been withdrawn, presumably through tho interven tion of Washington. "Within a week of the declara tion of war, by editorials and cartoons, the Hearst papers were opposing participation and were bitterly denouncing England. The early war measures were opposed, but of late the Hearst papers have become administration papers, thick and thin, railing against ill who presume to offer suggestions that here and there in our conduct of the war, something seems '.o be amiss. ' This is Nothing New The documentary evidence of the character of tho T. W. W. brought out in tho Chicago trial may be surprising to thoso who had given little attention to the existence of the outlaw organization, but it is nothing new. There was no concealment of it until a few months ago, when members of tha I. AA'. W. began to be arrested for seditious talk and conduct. From the time tho I. A AV. gained an impetus, the leaders boasted openly of these very things which am now hailed as startling disclosures that they bad the power, and would use it to control the gov ernment, by means of "slowing down" and sabotage. We recall that some three and a half years ago when It appeared that wo might become involved in war with Mexico, AV". V. Haywood, the head of the I. W. AV., publicly declared that there would be no war; that if the government thought it could go to war, it was very much mistaken. Let it try it once anl it would find itself helpless. Its railroads would cease running, its factories would be shut down. Pro duction of every kind would stop. Just let the nation try to go to war. There was similar I. W. AV. talk when ever the suggestion was made that it was our national duty to get into the European war, and after we got in, men were arrested for hinting at the things they had ynly a short time before so openly declared. So, we see that our present trouble with the L W. AA'. is not of recent origin and that the I. AY. AY. are not wholly to blame for it. AA'e had ample warning years ago that it was an unlawful organization. It is no more of an outlaw organization today than it was in the yar of its organization. The trouble is that we were too slip-shod then in our methods. AA'e invited such growths as the L AA". AY. and the anar chists. If we punished them at all it was only spasmodically and sporadically, for making nuisances of themselves and not for being menaces. ' The Borglum "Back-fire" The 'attack which the friends of the aircraft board, ' that Is, of the old board, are making upon Gutzon Borglum is what may be called a "back-fire." But the smoke from it will not obscure the main fact : that we have no airplanes at the end of a year, and after the expenditure of some hundreds of millions of dollars. Mr. Borglum may be an emotional individual. We have suspected that his charges of graft were not well founded; even that there might haVe been be hind them an improper, ulterior motive as disting ulsed from that of a patriot who hates to see his country's time and money wasted in such a moment as this. If there wore no other complaint against the air craft board than that of Mr. Borglum, or even if Mr. r.orglum had never complained, there would still loom the outstanding fact that we have no airplanes, after all the boasting and predictions of the past year that we would have the best and swiftest airplanes, equipped with the Liberty motor, "the best on earth." Mr. Baker was misled by the aircraft board into making a statement not three months ago, that tho board was ahead of its schedule and that airplanes would be sent to France earlier and in greater num bers than had been expected. The board was either deliberately deceiving Mr. Baker or it was so grossly incompetent that it did not know what it was doing. That it was incompetent, If not worse, has been amply demonstrated in the fact that tho president has found it necessary to reorganize it, to take its activities out of the hands of the men who have failed. AA'hy it has failed has not been specifically made known to the people. Perhaps no one, not even the president, yet knows why it failed. It may be that Mr. Borglum may be able to point precisely to the reasons why it has failed. HER BROTHERS ILL CELEBRATE TUESDAY NIGHT NIGHT IN NO MAN'S LAND There are strange sounds in No Man's Land; not human sounds, for such carry far the beat of ham-, mer on a post, the sharp twang of unrolling barbed , wire as it catches and then springs away voices even come as through a megaphone in the errie silence but these are long drawn sighs that penetrate the in ner consciousness and hushed murmurs that fall on tho ear of the soul. ... I have felt a touch on the shoulder as though one would speak to me when there has been no one by. It is the grave of ten thousand unburieed dead, but the grinning skulls and quivering Jelly or the few rags that flutter in tho wind are not the comrades that we knew. I think their spirits hover near, for they cannot go to their abiding place till victory has ; been won. . " They are ever seeking to pierce the veil of sense so that they may add their strength to our arms, and these make to us of No Man's Land lio strange place," and give to our sentries encouragement until the ' Land of No Man vanishes and our possession reaches to the barrier of the enemy barbed wire. Darkness always holds fears for the human heart, and it is the unknown danger that makes the bravest quail and not so many are cowards in the daylight. But who can tell which holds the more peril for the soldier? He faces the terror that Cometh by night, the destruction that walketh by day, and the pesti-" lence that wasteth at noonday. But night is, often. : kindly it brings the bairn of -steep 'to our tired bodies.., and covers coarseness and filth with a softening veil. . No Man's Land at night is more beauurui than by,-' day, for we need not know of tho horror1 we lo not see and it shuts us off from sight of our enemies and lets us feel that the wall is thick and strong that stands between our homes and women kin and the savagery and bestiality of the monster who ravaged the homes and raped the women of Belgium and Franco. ' But if there's horror, there's beauty, wonder; The trench lights gleam and the rockets play. That flood of magnificent orange yonder. Is a battery blazing miles away. Next Tuesday will be the celebration 1 day of Hider Brothers in their newly constructed and improved store, 35-37 North Central avenue. Elaborate prep arations have been mada for the op ening which will be a distinct feature of this spring's progress among the stores of Phoenix. The parade, lighted by red fire and headed by Mr. Hyder and Chief of Police George O. Brisbois, will start at the Elks theat; and end at the store. The store will be thrown open to the people for a dance. Before the dance begins Judge AV. L. Barnum will speak, making the people welcome as they inspect the store. A feature of the parade will be 12 or 13 bathing j suit girls, representing Riverside park. ! About Hyder Himself I John Hyder, tho head of tho firm, i has selected a3 the day for the open- j nig tho anniversary of his arrival in Arizona, which was on May 14, 1S9.1. His life in Phoenix has been filled with, thrift and energy, and ho has won the respect and admiration of all who know him. Ho started upon his arrival here as a solicitor from house to house, selling haberdashery. Ho was in business in Congress for a time. Here ho was burned out but undaunted he re established himself and continued in business there tor two years, when he sold out to hi3 partner. In 1893 ho entered the employ of Barry Goldwater at $10. a week, know ing Mr. Goldwater's splendid business methods and desiring to learn the business under him. Mr. Goldwater took an interest in the little haber dashery boy and raised his pay from time to time. Hyder asked Mr. Gold water to permit him watch and learn in the buying for the store. This re quest was granted. Young Hyder attended the Lamson Business College at night. Soon af terward he bought out the business of G. J. Ridnor in Tempe where the Hyder Brothers store has been estab lished since V)01. Henry Baswitz of Phoenix, then in haberdashery sales work, assisted him in haberdashery there, helping him to arrange the store and buy the stock. He was joined by his brother Kelly Hyder, who is now directing that establishment. March 2, 1912 Hyder rented the room where the now well known Hy der Brothers is located. Growth of the business from that day was rapid, so great did it become in fact that it was necessary to remodel and enlarge the store several times. Ready for Big Time On Tuesday Hyder Brothers wil' ; celebrate the Phoenix store anniver sary in practically a new store, but at the same old address, by entertain ing the people of Maricopa county and vicinity; also, Hyder Brothers estab lishment in AVickenburg, managed by Charles Hyder. and the Tempe estab ment will celebrate, making the cele bration truly complete from one end of Maricopa county to the other, from AYickenburg to Tempe and beyond. AYhen John Hyder made a trip to Europe in 1904, to visit his native land of Syria he reached the con clusion more than ever that there was only one"riation in the world for him the okt United States was the only Country -On- earth he cared to live in. Hvder is known by reputation to "leave nothing undone when he cele brates. Pour times ne nas aone so in the past and every time the celebra tion has been unique. In 191S he celebrated with . a street dance, an event-that -became noted in the cloth ing and haberdashery business of the world. The store has now been remodeled 'for the fifth time. John Hyder In vites everybody to come and see the "irade and dance which he will give next Tuesday. o $1250 and $1525. f. o. b. Racine SIXES .Don't For a SIX of Ihis Size Many Extra Values Both sizes of Mitchell today undersell any comparable cars. Yet they are extra-long and roomy. They are over powered. The rear springs are shock-absorbing. The equipment includes unusual features. The bodies are mas terpieces. These extra values are due to scientific factory methods, which eliminate all waste. $1250Kkdne' 120-inch Wheelbase 40-Horsepower Six $1525 Racine 127-inch Wheelbase 48-Horsepower Six 16 New-Style Bodies The new Mitchell has a long, low, roomy, new-type Six A ith a 120-inch wheelbase. The price is $1250 at factor. In size, power and beauty it far excels any other Six at this price. You will instantly concede that. More than that, it is the most enduring car that in 15 years has gone from the Mitchell plant. And it is a distinguished car. Built for Foreign Roads All Mitchell cars are this year built to meet export requirements. They are built extra-sturdy, for the roads are rough in some countries where they go. I'erhaps never before has so much over-strength been in one year added to any car. Specialists were employed to make these improvements experts in strength and endurance. They have made a study of every part, fixing new tests and hew standards. This year's Mitchell, on American roads, should give you life-time seevice. Their beauty will delight you. Their size and room make them unique in this price-class. And their finely-balanced motors make them won ierful performers. Let us show you these superb creations. Arizona Motor Sales Co., Inc. 247 North First St. Phone 1701 Cor. Van Buren yesterday by the chapter which will shortly give a benefit to raise funds for the purpose. Each state in the union where a chapter has been es tablished has agreed to take over one j or more beds at a cost of $600 a year. There are only three chapters in Ari zona, one in Phoenix and the other two in Tempe and Bisbee, so that a necessarily large amount must be raised here. Although the exact na ture of the benefit has not been de cided, it will probably be a vaudeville and take place at one of the local theaters. o "THE JUST MAN ARMED" The following passage is from a speech made by President Roosevelt at the laying of the corner stone for the war college building in AVashington, Febru ary 21, 1903. It is of especial interest as showing Mr. Roosevelt's appreciation of America's lace in the world and the need of preparedness that he was urging fifteen years ago. It has well been said that the surest way to in vite national disaster is for a nation to be opulent, aggressive and unarmed. The nation that is rich, that is so high-spirited aa to bo somewhat careless of giving offense, and that yet refrains from that pre paredness which is absolutely necessary if efficiency in war is ever to be shown such a nation is laying deep the foundation for humiliation and disaster. As a people, whether we will or not, wo have reached the stage when we must play a great part in the world. It is not open to us to decide whether or not we shall play it. All we have to decide is whether we shall play it well or ill. The part is be fore us. AA'e have to play it. All that it rests for us to do is to say that we will play It well. This nation has by tho mere trend of events been forced into a position of world power during the " past few years. It has responsibilities resting upon it here in the Occident and in the Orient as well. It cannot bear the responsibilities aright unless its voice is potent for peace and Justice, only on conditions of its being thoroughly understood that we ask peace, not in the spirit of the' weakling and the craven but with the assured self-confidence of the just man-armed. COURT WILLING BUT LEGAL RIGHT LACKS After Miss Hazel Scott paid Justice AVheeler a $10 fine for speeding, Bhe asked the court to please turn the money into baby bonds. While the court regretted ha could not use tho county funds for the In vestment, he told the patriotic Mesa girl that he would buy a bond from her on his own account. Miss Scott is an expert at driving a car as she is in selling thrift stamps for the government. She has driven a car for years and admitted that she was traveling at the rate of 40 miles an hour when arrested by II. F. Watson, county motor officer. She was not paying strict attention to the rate of speed she was traveling when stopped on the Tempe highway by the motor officer. o UNCENSORED I - DOGS AND CATS ARE HELPING WAR HORSES The dog and the cat, for the first time in history, are working in behalf of their big brother, the horse. In many cities where branches of the lied Star are in. . existence, dog and cat shows have been conducted, the proceeds going to the Red Star to aid this or ganization in its work of caring for horses and mules in tho United States army. - Red Star workers have originated a new kind of exhibition, which has been popularly called the "Mutt Dog Show."' In the several instances where these shows have been given, hundreds of dogs of all sizes, breeds- and colors, have been entered. Prizes were gi"en for the largest dogs, the smallest dogs, longest- ' haired dogs, and in this way even the worst mongrel, had a chance for honor and recognition. Humanitarians throughout the country are inter esting themselves in Red Star work and are active in conducting benefits for the animal relief organization. The headquarters of the Red Star is in Albany, N. T. TO SHEDDERS OF INNOCENT BLOOD Egypt shall be a desolation, and Kdom shall be a desolate wilderness, for tile violence against the children of Judah, because they have shed innocent blood in their land. llosca 111, 1!). Star. NOBODY LOVES A CENSOR "'Who censors the censor's love-letters '.'" I he censor has no love-letters. -K'ansM City' CAPTAIN LEIS POLICE Concluding a service of about two years in the same position, Griggs Carr, night captain of the Phoenix police, has tendered his resignation and relinquished his duties. He ex pects to engaged in other lines but does not expect that this will require him to relinquish his residence in this city. Both City Manager V. A. Thompson and Chief of Police George O. Brisbois yesterday expressed themselves as well pleased with his work and re gretted the severance of his relations with the force. For several years Captain Carr was street commissioner and later engaged as deputy sheriff at Gila Bend. AVhile In the latter position he made several arrests of note and became a terror to evil doers in the little Southern Pa cific town. o By Remlik Conserve 'em Some one said: "The German people, Wero deceived," or some such thing; That wo only warred the Kaiser, And his autocratic ring. It may be true, whoever said it; Tho' we cannot but divine; That the Kaiser and his circle Keep from off the firing line. In the actual field of fighting: In the death-throes of combat: You will find no Katser fighting, Just his pro-le-tariat. It took forty years to do it; Forty years to hypnotise, And make "bone-heads" of a people, Fed by systematic lies. Half our war debt we might cover, By the "Hooverizing" stunt, Of conserving heads of Germans, Found along tho battle-front. For the record of the blighters, During forty years, recalls, That the average German noodle Would make twenty billiard balls. And the myriad collar buttons, Such an enterprise would yield. From the busted German cocos. Gathered from the battle field. When they wake from ossification, And have spurned the royal lies; They will find we killed their millions Just to put the balance wise. Time, and these deluded "bone-heads;" Who've escaped the awful fall. Will decide that they were suckers; Kultur'ed suckers that Is all. And when Alles uber Deutschland, Strafe their lying kaiser sore: They will find him still a lying1, 'Long the Rhines polluted shore. Thus 'twill be, lost German people; And the truth you soon will face, Though we fear you will not "tumble,' 'Till wo kill your wholo damn race. LEE CI AN OPEN LETTER From Geo. O. Ford READ IT. In this age of flagrant misrepresentation and thieving mining manipu lation, no one scarce dare believe a "sanctified cuss" (?), but one thing I pride myself on (and you cannot disprove it) is my word and honor. Some hard working friends for ten years have been struggling to hold and open a mine near the "Old Senator," where millions were abstracted, and have 400 tons (gold principally) ore on dump, 1500 tons uncovered, and a shaft to water, where it changes to silver and copper, in ul phurets. Our largest hardware dealers have a mill, but little used just what is required. (Boodles of wood and water.) For the first time, from necessity, to get thisnill, the boys have incorporated, and offer stock (as little as possible) at 12'2 cents per share, to get this mill, which will pay from the day started, a dividend. For a square deal, and sure investment, I advise my friends to grab some etook. If I could sell junk, I'd put every dollar in it, and I say positively (and having soaked $50,000 in Arizona trying to develop a mine, I know), this is the best opportunity I ever saw, there being no chance for less. This notice is not paid for by anyone, or prompted by anyone, but myself. GEO. O. FORD, FORD'S STORE, 40 SOUTH CENTRAL Phone 1776. Note We wanted to say "chootin' match" instead of "damn race," but. try it yourself, no chance to make it rhyme with face thats why the kus-word. Do not -wait till tomorrow phone that WANT AD. to The Rapubllcan and dispose of, or Bet what you want. DO HOSPITAL WORK Robert E. Lee chapter, United j 'Daughters of the Confederacy, will j :irll t(l w.'ir or-iro ivnrlr in fur- I j nishing and caring for a bed in one i jof the hospitals in France. j This was the announcement made i FOR SALE My fine property in Presc'ott, cor ner Willis & Virginia, 150x150 ft., with one 7-room modern brick house and one 5-room bungalow; 3 large garages. There is room on this ground for three more houses. For full particulars see Mrs. H. K. Behn SI North Central, Upstairs Phones 1811 and 230S Em, mi. ju.iji tjiii wmwwmm aifri-'))Tr'lv'1nnr-?T-l"-Tft-i THRIFT without PR UDENCE Thrift is one of the primary virtues. Is there, hoAvever, anything more pitiable than the man Avho has striven courageously, practised this virtue, bestowed npon a be loved family the fruits of his labors, and. then died without making a concise, legal bequest of liis fortune or appointing a com petent executor'? A life's purpose shattered! Have you provided ? E PHOENIX SAVINGS ANK AND TRUST CO. ''Phoenix' Only Savings Bank"