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Sleep Now, Enjoy Later.
The Fighter's Nap.
Save the Grizzly? No.
The Begging Business.
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1 You have heard foolish boys
boast of their ability to do -without
Sleep and Napoleon's alleged state
I ment that four hours' sleep was
. enough. But Napoleon was unable
to keep awake at the Battle of
Waterloo. He was a prisoner and
Hfied when he oucht to have been
Sat his best If he had not bragged
1 that he could do without sleep and
never spent more than ten min
utes at a meal he might have land
ed on England instead of landing
;On St. Helena.
Sleep, as the great Dr. Murphy
' of Chicago told his patients, is to
the body what money is to a bank.
Young men that will not listen to
wise doctors may listen to a prize
fighter training for the champion
ship. Young Dempsey, age twenty
three, two hundred pounds of solid
muscle and bone, sleeps long at
night and is compelled by his
trainer to take a nap every after-
noon. Automobiles are kept from
nis training quarters, that the
horra may not disturb the fighting
machine being nursed within.
The sleep you get in youth ren
resents strength, independence and
power that you enjoy in old age.
Zjoss of sleep is as bad as loss of
blood worse, for you can make up
' the blood loss, not the loss of
The latest loud appeal is, "Save
the grizzly bear!" They tried to
"save the bison," but didn't He's
The thing is to make careful
studies, models, lifelike groupings
of grizzly bears, old and young, for
the education of future genera
tions. Then let them die.
All these huge animals must
vanish some day. There is not too
much room on earth for man.
Elephants, camels, horses, hip
popotamuses, rhinoceroses, dogs,
cats all will go in time, including
even animals that human beings
eat Men will get along without
flesh one day.
When the animals go, from the
biggest whale in the ocean to' the
I smallest microbe in your intestinal
tract real health will begin on this
r The big animals are bearers of
disease. The tick that destroys
cattle in the South lives on wild
animals. And the sleeping sick
ness that Tails millions in Africa
comes from a ferocious little germ
that yon may see under the mlcro-
scope., at Rockefeller's Institute.
That germ lives In the bloodf Br the
crocodile. The tse-tse fly gets It
from the crocodile's blood and
gives it to the human being.
- Men will presently give up the
cry, "Save the grizzly" or some
other animal, and concentrate on
a better slogan, "Improve the hu
man race."
Woman suffrage opponents boast
.that proud man is all the protec
tion woman needs.
BUT you observe in news col
umns what happens when men and
i-women are arrested. In New York
city two young women were locked
up on the serious charge of flirt
ing and kept in prison with vile
associates for several days. A
higher judge declared them inno
cent and denounced their impris
onment That didn't do THEM
much good.
Several steps lower in the so
oral sewer of civilization you find
"Ten men and women arrested
in a disorderly resort. Men dis
charged, the women locked up
until -physicians should certify that
they were not carriers of disease."
What about THE MEN? Could
not THEY be carriers of disease?
No woman was ever cursed with
Che dreadful disease that accom
panies vice until some MAN gave
it to her.
Votes for women should arrange
the law so that men and women
arrested under such conditions be
ALL detained until doctors say
they may be safely set free.
Old Asa Muller was begging
pitifully and convincingly, saying,
"I am very poor."
One cautious citizen had him
arrested and the police found
438-95 in his pockets. "I can't
trust the banks," the old man said.
The public says, "What an out
x&ge to beg when you own
If you think an old man is not
poor whose total fortune amounts
to $49855, see how long you can
live on that money, to say nothing
' of living on the interest from it
In the upper strata of financial
society you are actually poor if
yoa have only a couple of millions.
The men most desperately strug
gling for more money today have
many times two millions put
away. And the professional mil-
honaire beggars that ask for
higher street car fares, higher
rates from the Government and
free franchises from the people
what about those beggars?
Shouldn't they be locked up for
misrepresentation next to old
Asa Muller and his $498.95?
Or is begging, like stealing, all
right if on a scale big enough?
Alcohol and brandy can be
bought in Belgium for two cents a
juart. It is so plentiful that H is
being dumped into the river. This
news item cut out and pasted up
will make interesting reading
after the last day of this month.
The story ought to interest
American taxpayers. Colonel John
il!2iBSZ-3&a ss charge, at ft
NUMBER 11,210.
10 MM
VERSAILLES, June 29. Peace
with Germany is an actuality.
The treaty, which President Wil
son personally characterized as
"severe in the duties and penalties
imposed upon Germany, but severe
only because great wrongs done by
Germany must be righted and re
paired," was signed by Germany
and all allied nations, excepting
China. The Chinese delegation
absented itself entirely.
Signs Under Protest.
General Jan Christian Smuts, rep
resenting: the South African union,
-signed under protest, declaring: the
provisions for .the punishment of the
former Kaiser and for detaching: ter
ritory from Germany were unsatis
factory and that he signed only to
restore order and peace to the -world.
The ceremony had been speeded up
because all the delegates desired to
end the tense international situa
tion. Gerges Clemenceau, president
of the Peace Conference, declared
the proceedings closed at exactly
3:49. as Premier Paderewski finished
signing for Poland.
A minute later peace was officially
proclaimed. The guns boomed sa
lutes outside. The sun. breaking
through the clouds, bathed the palace
grounds in a wonderful glow of light
as the great fountains began playing
from the terrace outside the old
chateao that once housed France's
Clcmenmia Proclaim Peace.
Proclaiming peace. Premier Clemen
ceau declared simply:
"The conditions of peace are now an
accomplished faci The proceedings
are closed."
Asfar as the ceremony itself was
(.Continued on Page 2, Column 1.)
LONDON. June 20 There was a
dramatic disappointment for one of
the season's prettiest brides, Dorothy
Walpole, daughter of the late Colonel
Horace Walpole, who was to have
been married to Major Austin Scott
Murray, according to a copyright dis
patch to the New York Times.
St James Church, Spanish Place.
was filled with distinguished person."
including the Duchess of Norfolk, the
Earl of Eltham. Lady Beaumont, and
Lady Mowbray and Stourton.
The bride arrived, the bridegroom
was there, and the priests were ready
to officiate, but there was no wedding
At the last moment it was dis
covered that owing to an oversight by
the Roman Catholic archbishop, notifi
cation of the marriage had not been
sent to the registrar, so the wedding
could not take place
Russian prison camp in Germany,
says that new suits of pajamas
were given to all the Russian pris
oners just before Easter. Ameri
can soldiers, as a joke, told the
prisoners "These are your new
Easter suits."
On Easter Dav the Russian
prisoners came out and paraded,
proudly dressed in their pajamas,
of various colors. They wear the
pajamas onlv in the daytime and
on festive occasions.
This seemed a good joke to the
American officer. It may not be
such a good joke to some of the
American taxpayers who will
wonder whether the United States
Government is also issuing mani
cure sets and silk underwear in
jths Bassiamrison, camps.
PnblUhed every evenlae (Including Sunday)
Entered as eecond-clasa matter, at the
postofflca at Washington. D. C
Manifesto Urges Revolt to
"Protect Honor"
BERLIN, June 29. A copy of a manifesto issued in
Berlin by the Union of German Officers, appealing to
the German people to "rise up and protect their honor
and prevent eternal disgrace by meekly submitting to
the delivery qf the Kaiser' has been received here.
"Our enemies are most insulting," says the mani
festo, "demanding the delivery of the Kaiser as well
as the German military chiefs. We must oppose the
move, as it dishonors the Germans for all time. The
least we must do is to protect our former glorious
chiefs by aligning ourselves resolutely against every
move endangering them. Gerjnans! Join us to save
our country's honor."
Bride Who Cost $3,000
When Sold By Mother
Loyal Just For Love
He bought a wife bought her from
her mother, for $3,000, the entire in
heritance left him by his gypsy
And then, after he and the little
bride had pitched their marriage tent
here in Washington, came the girl's
mother, and demanded her aushter
Such was the itory Nicolo
Adams, the eighteen-year-old hus
band, told Judge Hardison, in the
United States Branch of the Police
Court a few days ago. And as he
told it, twenty-year-old- Mara Uwani
wlch, his bride of a year, nodded her
dark head In vigorous acquiesence.
It was a strange tale of gypsy love
Nicolo sobbed out. His voice quaver
ed and his eyes flashed with the fire
of his nomad race. And then, as he
left the court he tried to kill him
self. He stabbed himself three times
in the breast as i - I .ught and paid
for wife looked 01
But Tbey'rr Happy Now.
But they aro happy now. The
mother has gone back to her camp
near Philadelphia. Mara vows she
will never leaev her Nicolo no, not
though one thousand mothers should
ask it. And Nicolo laughs at his self
inflicted wounds looks at h bride
and hums an old Romany love song.
It was in the early spring of 1918
that, the romance of ?7;coIo and Mara
Two wandering gypsy bands were
wending their ways across the State
of Missouri.
In one of them was a gypsy boy,
whose seventeenth birthday was near.
it is easy to talk about "freezing
out" the vampire." who make their
habitat in hotel corridors, but will
the courts please tll the hotel men
of New York just how to accom
plish the delicate process?
Numerous hotel men have made
statements concerning their earnest
desire to protect thir patrons from
undesirable associate, but calling at
tention at the same time to the dan
gers of suits for damages from Irate
persons who considered their dignity
had been Injured by the hotel's chap
eronage. "Every hotel retains detectives who
keep an eye on the viHitors," said one
of the managers of the Hotel Astor.
"but the detective must be very care
ful about questioning those who are
apparently loungers without business
in the hotel.
As for hotel corridors in general,
they are more free from loungers,
both male and female, than before
the war. according to one of the man
agers of the Waldorf-Astoria.
"The war took so many men away,
and those that were left were so un
commonly busy," he said, "that there
was none lounging in hotel corridors.
And where there were no men, ther
wcr. fto- women.
His mother a phrenoloogist. .She was
a widow, and Nicole, her son, sup
ported her with the help of money left
them by her husband. Nicolo on that
morning, spoke to his mother, Mary,
of his fondest wish. He desired a
wife, to be queen of his camp.
"The day is at hand," his mother
told him. speaking with the conylc
tlon of her ancient lore.
The other Romany clan pitched
their tents on the outskirts of St.
Louis, and aroong them was an allur
ing gypsy girl, Mara, just seventeen.
Her charm and beautiful features
drew the eyes of many of the youths
who were her nomadic companions.
But none achieved more than passing
notice from her. She awaited "her
man "
Her "Romany Klag."
And she ft It he was near. True
she did not know how near, but her
gypsy prescience told her. the hour
of which she had dreamed was close
at hand. By one of the mysterious
quirks of that wonderful, mysterious
thing called "fate," or "providence,"
or "luck," the paths of the two
crossed, and they met.
The boy saw his "gypsy queen"
the girl saw her "Romany king."
At first no word was spoken. It
was "loye at first sight."
To himself, the strong-willed gypsy
youth swore by all of his traditions,
this wonderful girl would be his. And
the gypsy girl fire-blooded, deter
mined to exert all of her charms to
win the "man" of her choice.
When their mutual love was leas
than an hour old, they decided to
(Continued on Page 25, Column 3.)
NEW YORK, June JO Auguatus
F. McNair, a foormer lieutenant in
the navy, is locked up in the Tombs
charged with bigamy, stealing an au
tomobile and passing worthless
checks. McNair served during the
war as paymaster at Pelham Bay na
val station. He is a son of the late
Ebcn C. McNair. president of the
Commonwealth Trust Company of
The bigamy charge was made by
Miss Margaret Guenther. his third
wife. Miss Guenther Is said to be the
daughter of a millionaire.
NEW YORK. June 2D. George W.
Rector, restaurateur, is at present
living on an income of about $1,500 a
year, according to a report filed by
Joseph D. Kelly, referee appointed by
Supreme Court Justice Peter A. Hen
drick, to decide what alimony should
be paid by Rector to Mrs. Bertha B.
Rector, who procured an interlocu
tory decree of divorce on May 5. 1918.
LONDON. June 29. Evle Carew,
former chorus girl, now the wife of
Capt Rowland Winn, of the Cold
stream Guards, has become a peeress
as a result of the death of Lord St
His peace job ended with the
signing of the treaty, President Wil
son is homeward bound, faced with
one of the biggest political 'battles
of his career and a mass of business
which rests on his desk at the White
Enroute home he will prepare his
message to the Senate urging rati
fication of the peace treaty and the
League of Nations covenant He will
deliver this message the day after his
arrival here probably a week from
Monday bt Tuesday.
Win Toar Coutrr.
A few days later he plans to start
his tour of the country to explain the
treaty to the people. It is absolutely
vital, the President aays, "that the
people understand the treaty and the
Simultaneously with his campaign
for ratification of the treaty and
covenant, those opposed to the terms
of both will carry on a vigorous fight
for amendment of the pact or separa
tion of the treaty proper and the
league covenant. Upon the decision
of the Senate toward the document
he brings home, the President's
friends say, will depend on whether
or not he runs again for President.
HeN doesn't want to make the race
again, but he believes the peace
treaty and the league must be forced
through at all costs.
Other Matter Press. t
To this end the President will turn
his attention primarily immediately
upon his return. But there is a mass
of other matters before him. Bureaus
created by him through proclamation
during the war, such as the Creel
bureau, the War Labor Board, and
numerous others, must now be for
mally dissolved and the reports of
their executive heads perused and ap
proved by the President.
This will be followed by resigna
tions of many of the "war chiefs"
who have served during the war.
such as Herbert Hoover, chairman of
the Food Administration; Vance Mc
Cormick, chairman of the War Trade
Board: Bernard Baruch, chairman of
the War Industries Board; George
Creel, chairman of the Committee on
Public Information; Dr. Harry Gar
field, chairman of the Fuel Adminis
tration, and numerous other lesser
lights. Most of the resignations are
now before the President awaiting
final acceptance.
Most of the appropriations of the
so-called "war bureaus" expire July
1, and they will automatically go out
of existence with failure of Congress
to pass continuing resolutions.
Division of the navy into two pow
erful fleets for Atlantic and Pacific
use will be effected at 5 o'clock to
morrow afternoon.
Secretary of the Navy Daniels an
nounced that Admiral Henry T. Mayo,
commanding the Atlantic fleet, will
lower his ensign as fleet admiral at
6 o'clock Admiral Henry B. Wilson,
new commander of the fleet, will
raise his ensign immediately.
$400,000 VOTED
The Senate last night voted into
the sundry civil appropiation bill an
appropiatlon of $400,000 for the conti
nuance of the T'nlted States Employ
ment Service during the next two
The House had previously ordered
he abandonment nXfthe. ssJTfcc
Lecturer In anthropology at the
University of Oxford, England,
returned recently from the Arctic,
where she was leader of the Si-
berian an'thropplogical. expedition
to .Arctic Siberia:'- Upon -her -return
'to civilization, after several
years in the polar rpgions, she
was Surprised to find the. world
at war. Miss Czapllcka is the
anly Englishwoman who ever
went to the remote Arctic .wilder
ness. She is the most distinguish
ed living authority on the abo
rigines of Siberia, of the Tungus,
Ostyak, and Samoved tribes. The
expedition was under the patron
age of the anthropological com
mittee of the famous English urn-
versity and the University o.
Pennsylvania Museum.
NEW TORK. June 29. Senator Hi
ram W Johnson, of California, de
nounced the League of Nations in a
speech at Carnegie Hall here. Instead-
of bringing Government closer
to thf people, he declared, the league
would go a step further from them
that under it the representatives of
rulers, not of the people, would gov
ern the world, "sitting far away in
"It is not a league to prevent fu
ture war,' he said. "It contains with
in itself the germ of many wars.
It Is a gigantu- war trust. If those
who wrote it really wanted to pre
vent war. they would have permitted
the men and women who bear war's
burdens, instead of the rulers, to vote
whether there should be war
Drawn I'p In Secrecy.
"Thp league covenant .was drawn
up in secrecy, and American support
of it has been promoted by a tre
mendous national propaganda, which
was paid for by taxation. We have
been picking our pockets to poison
our minds.
Johnson charged this national pro
paganda has been devoted to deceiv
ing the people and glorifying those
whom the people had raised to high
position. He declared:
"The heavy hand of a war-time
government had in the cast destroy
ed the liberty of the press and pre
vented the people from knowing the
facts and possibilities of the league."
The Senator likened the league to
the quadruple and the holy alliance,
formed to prevent war following the
Napoleonic wars. He related how
powers In the alliance crushed pop
ular uprisings for freedom "n Italy
and Spain.
High-power fireworks at Chain Bridge.
NEW YORK, June 29. The appli
cation of war-time prohibition in
New York city on July 1 threatens to
become a joke.
Even with the "dry" clause not re
pealed by the President huridreds of
retail dealers throughout the city
have determined to open up for busi
ness as usual on Tuesday, and while
there may be cases of individual ar
rests this policy, it was felt last
night, will not be fraught with any
grave coneg.uen.ces
Await First Cases. -The
failure of the House Judiciary
Committee In Washington to report
out war-time prohibition legislation
as a separate measure will delay the
creation of machinery- necessary to
compel adherence to the law. The
only enforcement power, therefore,
will be that of the Commissioner of
Internal Revenue, and this Is admit
tedly grossly inadequate. In addi
tion there Is a disposition on the part
of the United States authorities to
await the outcome of test cases before
proceeding promiscuously.
This situation has resulted from the
reluctance of the House to jam
through the Volstead enabling bill
embracing constitutional and war
time prohibition legislation In one
measure. Dispatches from Washing
ton said that there was little or no
likelihood of a special ruling permit
ting the passage of the war-time legis
lation before fJuly 1 in its present
Pnainesa Leniency Expected.
The hope of the "wets,"' therefore,
rested last night in the belief that
the United States Attorney would re
gard the suggestion In the decision of
the United States Circuit Court of
Appeals that he co-operate to have
the question involved determined
with as little interference with the
business of the brewers as possible.
(Continued on Page 2, Column 6.)
Twelve members of the Highflyers'
Club are in a quandary whether to
hold a wake over John Barleycorn
next Monday night in Madison Square
Garden. They hired the hall and paid
$600 in advance.
When they appeared at the offices
of the New York Life Insurance Com
pany, to pay the remaining $1,200,
they were informed that the owners
objected to putting the hall to such
use and the agreement was cancelled.
The Highflyers, who are all ex-avl-ators.
Insisted the contract was good
and refused to accept the $600. The
insurance company still declined to
accept the remainder of the payment.
The case appears likely to find its
way into the courts
DERBY. Pa.. June 20. Five per
sons were killed when a Penn pas
senger train crashed into an automo
bile at Ridgeview Park crossing near
here last night.
The dead are all of Knoxvllle. a
suburb of Pittsburgh.
AUSTIN. Tex . June 29 Ratifica
tion of tho Federal suffrage amend
ment is completed In Texas. The
senate .has concurred in the house
War-time prohibition must take it3
President Wilson, in a message to
Secretary; Tumulty, declared that
until demobilisation is terminated
his power to act in lifting the ban
on intoxicants cannot r exercised,
since Congress failed to pass the
necessary legislation.
The President disclosed in his
message that Attorney Gene-al Pal
mer had advised him he did Lot have
tha-legal powe'r to lift the ban on
liquor, with which ruling: the Presi
dent agreed. He promises, however,
to act immediately following demo
bilization. His message follows:
The President's Message.
I am convinced .that the Attorney
General Is right in advising rae that
I have no legal power at this time
in the matter of the ban on liquor
Under the act of November, 1918.
my power to take action, is restricted.
"The act provides that 'after June
SO, 1019, until the conclusion of the
present war or thereafter until the
termination of demobilization, the
date of which shall he determined
and proclaimed by the President, it
shall be unlawful, etc'
"This law does not specify that the
ban shall be lifted with the signing
of peace, but with the termination
of demobilization of the troops, and I
cannot say that that has been accom
plished. "My information from the War D
partment is that there are still LOOO,
000 men in service, under emergency
"It is clear, therefore, that the fail
ure of Congress to act upon the sug
gestion contained in my message of
the 20th of May, 1910, asking for a
repeal of the act of November 21.
1918, so far as it applies to wines and
beer, makes it impossible to act in
this matter at this time.
"When demobilization Is terminated
my power to act without Congres
sional action will be exercised.
Country Dry Jury 1.
This means the country will go
bone dry July 1. though the President
will life the ban on Intoxicants when
demobilization is complete.
There are today 1.041.487 officers,
men, nurses, and army field clerks In
the army. The army is 72 per cent
Though there is no official estimate
of the time when demobilization, will
be complete, indications are that It
will be reduced to its peace strength
several months before the Constitu
tional prohibition amendment goes
Into effect, next January. It Is con
sidered probable that two or three
months may see the lifting of the
wartime food conseravtlon ban -on
Congress will probably adjourn
Tuesday for the remainder of the
week, according to present plans of
House and Senate leaders.
Action on the prohibition enforce
ment bill will be allowed to wait ua
til after the July 4 holiday.
CHICAGO. June 20. When Eliza-'
beth Jane Murray and Edward Mur
ray, 4 -year-old twins, left for their
new home at Grinnell. Iowa, recently.
Chicago lost claim to the "perfect
twins:" Grinnell gained this much.
R. .T. Rlcker. Grinnell's wealthiest
citizen became the proud daddy of
the twins by adoption, and the twina.
in addition to becoming heirs to the
Ricker millions found two kind and
loving souls a sweet-faced lady they
can call "mamma" and a "daddy" who
will romp and play with them.
The mothT of the "perfect twins'
died ot influenza. Their father had
been separated from their mother far
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