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“DOPE” EXPORTED FROM U. S. IS SMUGGLED BACK INTO COUNTRY
TONS USE
MADE
HERE
Shipments Mostly Blinds by
U. S. Manufacturers to
Evade Drug Law.
“7 have known sellers who de
liver dope only after the most ex
aggerated maneuvers. An addict
meets them, proceeds under their
direction to another street comer,
waits there. ~A second man joins
the addict and takes the money and
directs him still further. Then a
third appears and points out an
adjacent stoop or mail box upon
which another has left a parcel.
Then the addict can fetch his dope
for himself.
"There was a tailor shop in
Philadelphia where the tailor sold
dope. The addict gave his money
to the tailor. The tailor walked
into the back room, telling the ad
dict Which suit to search among
those hanging on the wall. The
addict took his dope from the
pocket of the suit.
“There was a store in Chicago.
‘ The addict came in and asked for
the city directory. The store
keeper fetched the directory. The
pages had been cut out so that
decks even Ounces could hide in a
little paper nest. The addict took
his dope and put his money in its
place.” Hearst’s International
Magazine.
By WINIFRED BLACK,
(Copyright. 1923. by Cosmopolitan
Newt Service.)
How will the dope ring like the
idea of turning the whole “dope”
business over to Uncle Sam —and
keeping it there forever—as far as
this country is concerned? How.
will such an idea strike the great
narcotic dealers in the Far East
Turks, East Indians, Chinamen,
Japanese, English, French, Ger
man, Italian —Oh! they’re all in
it—all the different nations and
races are represented in the dope
ring—be sure of that.
Up to U. S. Dealers, Too.
How will our own big mana- <
facturers meet such an idea ? 1
What excuse will they give for '
wanting to keep on making dope— ,
tons and tons of it a year?
What reasons will they give for
asking that they be allowed to
keep on making cocaine and mor
phine and heroin and sending it
out of_ the country—only to have
It smuggled back in again and sold
In tobacco and candy stores with
doubtful reputations and in queer
restaurants and in shady hotels,
sold by taxi drivers and waiters
and sometimes by clerks at the
soda fountain in what is supposed
to be a perfectly respectable drug
store? j
Sold to Anybody.
Sold to old men and old women
and to men and women in what
ought to be the prime of life, and
to the very school boys and school
girls that should be the heart and
hope of the country.
Tons of dope we manufacture
right here in America today.
We have four of the largest fae- j
toriee in the world in the United
States.
Laws already in force see to it j
that all dope manufactured in the 1
United States and sold in the
United States must be registered,
and so unless the druggist is
crocked or the doctor is wrong,
that particular dope is rather easy
to fellow and to watch.
It Comes Back.
But how about the tons that are
sent out of the country every
year, only to sneak back again to
corrupt and enslave thousands and
thousands of our young men and
women?
Our American manufacturers
shipped 64,000 ounces of morphine
salts out of San Francisco to the
Orient in one period of five months.
In those same five months Seattle
shipped an amount equal to 879,-
000,000 doses of morphine, 23,000,000
doses of cocaine and 148,000,000 doses
of opium.
In one month there were in the
customs office in Seattle awaiting
shipment a few cases consigned
from New York and Philadelphia
to Oriental ports, and those cases
contained 59,000,000 doses of mor
phine salts and 17,500,000 doses of
diacetyl morphine hydro-chloride. * ,
Shipments a Blind.
Most of this shipment was con
signed to Japan, but the -Japanese
do not use dope. The quantity
shipped by American consigners to
Japan byway of Seattle alone dur
ing that same five months’ period
mentioned above amounts to about
ten doses for every man, woman,
and child in Japan.
Let’s not forget these figures—
let’s not forget them for a single
minute, even if we have to read
them and say them over and over
in order to remember them.
These figures will come in handy
when we begin to hear the argu
ments about Government interfer
ence with “legitimate business.”
How mueh legitimate business ex
actly will there be in that enormous
amount of dope made in the United
States of America and sent out to
poison the world. And the worst
of it is that at least two-thirds of
it came right straight back to
America to poison our own people.
How can the profit on any such
trade as that be in any sense of the
word “legitimate?”
Some Needed Here.
We need morphine and opium in
•ur hospitals and in our sick rooms;
It would be a dreadful thing to take
sway the blessed relief of these
anodynes, but we do not need bun-
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Os Marion, lowa, is the inventor of a unicycle, which, if his ex
pectations are realized, may revolutionize methods of transportation.
The unicycle is built upon a gyroscope method and may attain a
speed of 250 miles an hour. The wheel is fourteen feet high and
gyroscopes on each side, weighing 500 pounds, rotate at ninety
revolutions a minute. /
dreds and thousands of tons of it. |
Yet we manufacture hundreds of |
tons right here in this country year ’
in and year out.
\»e get the crude opium and the
o~a leaves—one from the Orient !
and the other from South and
Central America —and we make it
over into "dope” that will enslave
whole nations and then ask other
nations to meet and confer about
some practical way of stopping this
horribi evil, at its source.
Stamp out (the opium fields, burn
the coca plantations, allow only a
certain limited amount of these
drug-producing plants, yes, that's a
good idea and some day it will be
carried into effect.
But in the meantime, how about
our own part in this hideous
game?
Must Clean Own House.
How long are we going to permit
that to go on? ...
For heroin there is absolutely no
legitimate use at all, and it is the
worst of the three great veils—
morphine, cocaine, and heroin.
The best dentists, physicians, and
surgeons say today that there is no
real legitimate need for cocaine at
all—substitutes have been found to
take the place of cocaine in dental
and other surgical operations and
the substitutes do not make dope
j slaves of anybody.
Why not forbid the raising of the
coca plant at all, anywhere, and
how, any time. This is a subject
which must be discussed seriously
when the great International nar
cotic conference is called by the
President of the United States.
But in the meantime, why not stop
our own share in this international
crime?
I Why not put all narcotics and all
making and buying and selling it
! Into the Government hands here in
i this country?
Give World Example.
Why not set a great and practical
example to the rest of the world and
show the other countries that we,
at least, are willing to do our part in
the fight to stamp out this terrible
menace from the face of the earth?
There will be profit enough in the
legitimate trade in these things to
pay Uncle Sam for his work and for
his vigilance.
What- are the arguments against
this plan?
There will be arguments, be sure
of that.
Dollars have away of arguing—
and so they always seem to get the
best of the discussion.
And then—how about the narcotic
we are beginning to grow right here
in our own country?
Marijuana Grown Here.
To get opium and cocaine we must
go to foreign lands, but we can get
marijuana rigHY'here in the United
States of America.
They are growing it tn Mexico and
in Texas and in Southern California,
and there is a plantation of it not
fifty miles from San Francisco this
, very day.
Marijuana is a Mexican plant and
It is first cousin to Indian hemp.
Do you know what Indian hemp
is and what it does to people?
They make hasheesh out of Indian
hemp down on the Malay peninsula
—that’s where we get the word “as
sassin” —and it is rocked in the right
cradle that child born of Indian
hemp—the word “assassin.”
Marijuana is as bad as hasheesh,
and you can get it for a few cents in
San Diego, Cal.; in El Paso, Tex.; in
Louisiana, in Mississippi and in Ala
bama.
It is smoked in cigarettes, it is
• brewed into a cup of tea, or it is
■ dried and made into a powder which
can be sniffed like cocaine.
Breeds Dreams of Murder.
i ; And the habitual user of mari
l Juana is habitually haunted by
, dreams of murder—and every once
t in awhile the marijuana user makes
r his dreams come true, just for fun.
> That’s what marijuanrf does to a
human being—it turns him into a
1 blind, deafening beast—worst than
» any beast of prey that ever roamed
in any jungle.
We weren’t getting dope and the
dope habit fast enough from India,
i and from China, and from Persia,
; | and from Turkey, and from the Ma
-8 lay peninsula, and from Siberia, and
s from the Strait Settlements—we
- couldn’t manufacture It fast enough
. THE WASHINGTON TIMES * • Tha National Daily . • • SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1923.
HARDING LETTER
.REJD STATE
VOTERS
President Lauds Work of Re
publican Association—Speak
ers Praise Administration.
In a message read to the Repub
lican State Voters Association at
the Willard last night. President
Harding declared that special con
sideration is due those citizens of
the District of Columbia who main
tain organization and keep alive in
terest In political activities.
“It is always a pleasure to ex
press my hearty appreciation of
ihe efforts of this organization,”
the letter said.
“American citizens who chance
to be residents of the District of
Columbia have need to be inspired
by a considerably greater measure
of patriotism and civic interest
than is required of others if they
wopld express their suffrage privi
leges.
"They must keep up their voting
citizenship in some other commu
nity and go to more or less trouble
and expense at election time if
they would exercise their suffrage.
Consequently I always feel that a
somewhat special consideration is
due those citizens in the District
who maintain organization and
keep alive the interests in practi
cal political activities.”
The Republican party will go be
fore the people in 1924 on a pro
gram of “President Harding.” Gen.
Frank S. Dickson, of Illinois, told
the meeting. He declared the pro
gram of this administration is one
which the country cannot denounce
and cannot afford to renounce.
Congressman Simeon D. Fess. Sen
ator-elect from Ohio, said that if
the facts of the achievements of
the Harding administration are pre
sented to the people in 1924 that
a majority second only to that of
i 1920 will be recorded in favor of
the Republican party. Miss Alice
Robertson, Congresswoman from
■ Oklahoma, declared she could not
understand how any person hold
ing office could attack the Admin
istration.
William Tyler Page, president of
I the association, presided and read
President Harding’s message.
> Solos were given by Miss Ruth L
Ayler with Miss Florence Reynold*
’ as accompanist and by Earle Car
baugh, accompanied by Mrs. Car
’ baugh.
1 FAVORS 8-YEAR TERM
’ ON WASHINGTON PLAN
i NEW YORK, Feb. 24.—Accept
i ance of Washington’s plan to ex
tend the Presidential term eight
, years and abolish re-elections was
) urged by William Lyon Phelps
Lampson professor of English liters
ture at Yale University, in an ad
I dress at the Brooklyn Academy ol
Music.
Washington refused to accept a
third term of office and thus estab
lished a precedent, said Professot
’ Phelps; but he also urged that ar
5 eight-year term be adopted and that
1 the President in office should not
be allowed to seek re-election.
• or cheaply enough in our great sac
> tories —so we have started in to ralst
3 it right here at home—where it wil
s be handy for the children to gel
• at it.
» What are we going to do about
» that?
i Is this really a serious situation
1 or is it merely a more or less en
tertaining joke?
e As China and the Chinese—thej
, know what it is to be drugged an<
doped and dazed* and bewilderet
• against their will.
1 Are we going to find out in th<
b terrible school of wretched expert
ii ence ourselves — we Americans?
POLLARD, FREE,
IS SILENT ON
1 VERDICT
I
Acquitted of Killing Stenog
rapher, He Goes to Home
of Parents.
International News Service.
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 24.—For
the first time in years, Thomas
, Pollard last night slept beneath the
parental roof.
Immediately following his acquit,
tai on a charge of murdering Mrs.
Thelma Richardson, his former
stenographer on December 11, last,
he was surrounded by friends and
relatives. For a short while Pol-
I j iard apparently did not realize what
had happened. He quickly regained
composure, however, and ten
minutes after the jury had decreed
nis innocence he left ' the court
room.
Pollard’s brother® were in court
! and were overjoyed as the man
was held innocent of the killing of
his former mistress. There has
never been a question that she
; was killed by Pollard, he having
i idniitted holding the pistol when
■ .t was discharged, but the intent
i was lacking.
“I have ’ nothing whatever to
I say,” was the statement of Bollard
I i when newspaper men came* to him
and the erstwhile glib man on the
witness stand became a clam for
the time and made his way to the
street where he entered a machine
and was Whirled away to his aged
father and mother who met him at
the door.
Mrs. Louise Beck, alleged other
woman in the case, sat in the court
room and her face was wreathed in
smiles as the verdict was an
. nounced. She left the room imme
diately, jhot waiting to see Pollard.
There was no demonstration when
Pollard went free, save that the
pent-up excitement for ton days
found expression in sighs of relief
that it was all over. There was
deep sympathy for the members of
the Pollard family.
One of the features of the affair
is that not once have members of
Tom Pollard’s wife’s family said a
word or appeared in the proceed
ings in court. *
FIKE iWSOF
KWGTUTSOID
TO IISITBIIS
Imitation Jewelery and Art Ob
jects Bring Big Prices
In Luxar.
I
By International News Servlee.
‘ LUXOR, Egypt, Feb. 24.—Spuri
ous relics, alleged to have been
’ taken from the tomb of Tut-Ankh-
■ Amen, have begun to make their
appearance in Egypt, police report-
l ed today. They said that thrifty
■ but unscrupulous Egyptians, tak-
> ing advantage of the intense curi
f osity of foreign tourists, are manu-
• factoring imitations of jewelry and
1 art objects found in the two cham-
• bers of the 3,000-year-old tomb.
- Lord Carnarvon and Howard Cur
-1 ter, leaders of the expipring party
• that found the tomb, have not yet
reached a decision as to when it
- shall be reseated. Negotiations with
■ the Egyptian government are still
• in progress.
• The numbers of foreign tourists
‘ in Luxor is increasing daily. They
s are flocking here from all parts of
s the world. Most of them are
wealthy and are paying large sums
' for small objects associated with
£ Tut-Ankh-Amen. Little chips of
’ stone, alleged to have come from
‘ th«» tomb, sell at $lO apiece.
f Objects Older Than
> I King TuPs Are Found
‘. At Ancient City of Ur
International N»w< Rervice.
LONDON, Feb. 24.—Relics much
i older than those found in the ancient
: tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen are being
~ I dug up by the Alglo-American ex
it ploration party at work in Mesopo
•- tamia, said a Bagdad dispatch to the
•- ! Times today. The excavators are
I working under orders from the Brit
ish museum and the University of
| Pennsylvania.
Starting near the spot where the
\l original Garden of Eden is believed
to have existed, the explorers un
covered remains of Vie ancient city
of Ur. They found a new temple in
j" whi< h The moon was worshiped and
s : a building which was utilized as the
’ I “Moon’s harem.”
I i A vase dated back 2,000 years be
j , fore the era of Christ.
j Remains of a brick wall were
a i found which was believed to have
I been built in the second dynasty of
r Ur, about 3,600 years before Christ.
n This was about 1,000 years before
t Tut-Ankh-Amen was buried in Egypt
, t in the Valley of the Kings.
Jewelry has been found which is
- believed to have belonged to the
period of Nebuchadnezzer, the his-
e toric king mentioned in the Old
II Testament.
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Asks $25,000 Damages.
• Mary Walker yesterday filed suit
, in the District Supreme Court
j’ against the Episcopal Eye, Ear and
Throat Hospital for $25,000 damages
y for alleged personal injuries. Plain
-4 tiff, represented by Attorney Jtfmea
d A. O’Shea, alleges that her hand
was mangled In an ironing machine
e at the institution February 24, 1920,
j. and that she sustained aerious and
permanent injurlee.
EGYPTOLOGIST
DISCUSSES
MTUT.
Noted California University
Authority Tells of Ancient
Relics and Customs.
TMs is the fourth of a series of
■ articles on customs of the Egyptians
in the days of King Tut-Ankh-Amen
1 as furnished by the noted University
, of California student of Egyptology.
Dr. H. F. Luts, an authority on the
subject. The absorbing details of
, ancient beliefs are given here.
By HELEN ROBERTS,
(Cosmopelltan News Service.)
OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 24.—Al
J though Tut-Ankh-Amen is believed
to have been childless, ample pro
vision had been made for the com
t fort of his ”Ka” or soul In its jour
t ney through the underworld, as evi
j denced by the collection of wondei
ful objects being unearthed toda.
in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt
. by th® Carnarvon expedition.
’ Three magnificent boats, supplier
, with oars, have been discovered i,
' the inner chambers of the tomb, ac
cording to press dispatches.
' While Prof. Luts is of the opinion
; that many of the articles of furni
t ture, fabrics, gold encrusted ant
jewel-studded chariots and chests
• were stored there for safekeeping
in the turbulent times of Tut-Ankh-
• Amen, there can be no doubt that
, the boats unearthed after B,Sou
years in that sealed sepulchre were
placed there for the journey ot ;
. Tut-Ankh-Amen through that mys-'
. terious underground route of the
’ dead.
I Beat Doyle to It.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Sir
, Oliver Lodge may flaunt their
- newly discovered, or rb-discovered
i theory Os spirit communication to
’ the world and proclaim evidence
• of the “astral’’ body of the de
parted. But Prof. Lutz smiles as
1 he reminds us that “there is noth
-1 ing new under the sun” and that
j the Egyptians believed in the astral
ages ago. too, believed that
‘ the astral could be seen escaping
from the body through the mouth
as a mist, sometimes, or as man
; headed birds. These beliefs are
, recorded in the tombs of the kings
’ which have been opened centuries
afterward.
And what of this journey, which
' the soul must undertake before it
reaches “The land of The Blessed
Dead?” What of the resurrection
and the great judge who will admit
the weary, wandering soul to this
happy land or cast it into outer
darkness?
According to. Professor Lutz,
Osiris ruled over the region of the
departed.
"It is well to know the origin of
this godt” Professor Lutz said, as he
pointed to the many Images of this'
great god who was both feared and
loved by the Egyptians.
“Osiris was originally a local god
. of the city of Dedet tn the Delta of
the Nile.
“At a rather early date he be
came a cosmic diety, and after os
cillating between symbolizing either
i the sun or the sky, he finally de- j
veloped into the god of changing
nature In the wildest sense.
“Thus he would become the di
vinity of the most important
change—death—and could evolve
into the patron of the souls of the
departed king of the lower world,
being at the same time the lord of
. resurrection and guardian of the
dead.
“This explains his great popular
‘ ity among the Egyptians.
"As changing nature, Osiris may
be seen in the daily and yearly
course of the sun which dies every
evening and revives every morning,
becomes old and weak in the win
ter and strong again in the spring.
I “The stars were believed to be
fragments scattered by the dead sun
i —a dispersion of the god’s mem
. bers.-
> “As ruler of the sky, Osiris ran
, sit in the celestial tree of the
! Egyptians, or can be the tree itself.
t Whm he goes forth from the tree
> he shows his solar nature. As a
l bull he also is celestial.
“Three hundred and sixty-five
lights’ were burned in his honor:
35 trees were said to be planted
around certain temples.
“Osiris was the master of the
year, so that he frequently assumed
, the features of the moon, that
regulator of the sky. The mornihg
star was brought into connection
i with him, or rather with his double
t ‘horns. ’
? Master of Underworld.
“By laying emphasis upon the
death of Osiris he becomes the mas
ter of the underworld and ruler of
the dead.
“From his throne In the depths
. of the earth, the Egyptians believe
r he directs the occupation of the
dead. He supervises the work in
? the fields of Earn.
1 “Under, or near his throne he
guards the water and the plant of
7 life.
! "Since he derides the fate of the
dead in their second life, this king
? nf the departed becomes a stern
judge of their past moral life.
"The dead are introduced to
Peiris by Isis, associated with him
5 at an early period as his wife. As
“ consort of the 'dying god,’ ‘the sink;
r ing of the sun into the west, she
is called ‘Goddess of the West.’ ”
After this brief introduction to
[ Osiris,' who fills many pages of
Egyptian mythology, we will get
’ back to the Valley of Kings.
3 The Valley of the Kings, where
. Tut-Ankh-Amen sleeps, belongs to
1 the Eighteenth and Twentieth dy
nasties of Egypt.
Mark New Empire.
“The tombs of the kings,” Dr.
t Lutz tells us, “are a sharp con
-1 trast to the pyramids that mark
s the graves of the kings of Egypt
up to the beginning of the new
j empire.
e "They consist of a series of pas
i, sages and chambers, sometimes
j opening off the first corridor, and
| recesses for the reoeption of furni-
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MLLE. M. THERESE BONNEY,
Tenth American to receive the docteur es lettree from the Sorbonne
and the youngest candidate ever received. A graduate of the Uni
versity <rf California and an M. A. from Harvard, she now is play
ing a very important role in the Franco-American intellectual life
in Paris. She is at present writing her first play and collaborating
with several leading French dramatists, such as Maurice Rostand,
son of the late author of “Cyrano de Bergerac;** Eugene Brieux,
' author of “Damaged Goods;” Donnay, and Jean Jacques Bernard —
on the translation and adaptation of their plays for America.
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STIRSM.T.IIIT
EXHIBITOR
Shews Christ Making Wine,
With Bryan and Volstead
Protesting Act.
By Cosmopolitan News Service.
NEW YORK. ’Feb. 24.—Moralists
and artists were up In arms today
over a paintink. of satirical bent, on
exhibition at the Society of Inde
pendent Artists, which, flays prohibi
tion and prominent American pro
hibition leaders.
The painting, four by six feet, de
picts the marriage at Cana, with
variations. The picture shows Christ
in the center, having by a miracle
changed four jugs of water into wine.
A figure, a remarkable likeness of
William Jennings Bryan, is in the
foreground, tilting one of the jugs
so that thee wine streams upon the
floor. Bryan has a look of determi
nation upon his face.
Another figure, representing An
drew J. Volstead, has a reproving
hand upon Christ’s shoulder. In the
background, with wedding feast
guests is another figure, who looks
like William H. Anderson, superin
tendent of the Antisaloon League.of
New York, who apparently approves
the proceedings.
The picture was painted by J.
Francois Kaufman, who labeled it
"Forgive Them Father, for They
Know Not What They Do."
The interest aroused by the pic
ture surpasses that of all the other
exhibits combined. Some who have
viewed the painting term it sacrile
gious. •
When the exhibit is formally opened
to the public tonight, the police de
partment may inspect the Kaufman
painting.
ture in the second and third cham
bers.
"The third corridor led into an
ante-room beyond which lay the
main hall wherein a hollow in the
floor lay the sarcophagus of the
dead.
"The walls of the tomb were
covered with sacred pictures and
texts essential for the deceased in
the future life.
“The prevailing belief was that
the dead king as a companion of
the sun god (or rather absorbed in
the sun god), sailed through the
underworld at night in a boat.
“Scenes and textj on walls of ex
cavated tombs described the voy
age and exact route. The texts
were taken from two books closely
related to each other —‘The Book
of Him Who Is in the Underworld,’
and ‘The Book of the Gates.’
“The first is divided into twelve
chapters and described the twelve
regions or caverns of the under
world corresponding to the twelve
hours at night.
‘‘llluminations on the walls of
the tomb depict a river, represent
ing the boat of the sun in the
middle. In the boat stands the
ram-headed sun god surrounded by
his retinue bringing for a short
time light and life to the regions
he traverses.
"Above and below are shown the
two banks of the river, thronged
by all manner of spirits, demons
ad monsters which greet the sun
d ward off his enemies."
LAW INSTITUTE
PRAISED BY
TAFT
Work of Restating U. S. Laws
Big and Badly Needed,
Says Chief Justice.
The American Law Institute,
formed yesterday for the purpose of
restating the laws of the United
States, can do a great Work in
maintaining, protecting and pre
serving the principles of civic
liberty upon which this country is
founded. Chief Justice Taft last
night told 400 leading members of
the legal profession at the banquet
at the Willard, which brought to a
conclusion the meeting which in
corporated the institute.
The Chief Justice asserted that It
is important that at this “juncture
of instability” the legal profession
should unite in asserting the
necessity of the preservation of the
principles which make the United
States a desirable place in which
to live.
All of the law of the Country, the
criminal, the administration of civil
law and the substantive civil law are
in need of a reform, he said. The
main difficulties in dealing with a
re-statement of the criminal law are
to be found in popular sentiment and
in the legislatures of the States, he
continued.
The necessity of impressing Con
gress and the legislatures with the
importance of “doing something radi
cal” in regard to procedure in the
Courts was emphasized by the Chief
Justice. He declared that difficul
ties will be found in Impressing law
making bodies with the importance
of simplifying and clarifying legal
procedure.
John W. Davis, president of the
American Bar Association, promised
the newly formed institute the aid
of that association in the work which
it has undertaken. He asserted that
there are four prerequisites to the
successful prosecution of the work,
and outlined them as men, money,
patience and skill. The Bar Asso
ciation. he said, is able, through its
forty-seven years’ experience in deal
ing with the problems confronting
the legal profession, to furnish ad
vice and aid in these matters.
The final test of the success of the
work will come in the sympathy
which it finds among the practicing
lawyers, he predicted. The work,
when concluded, must be such as to
commend itself to the craftsmen, that
then may use it in their daily prac
tice.
Formation of the Justinian and
Napoleonic codes was reviewed by
Herbert S. Hadley, former governor
of Missouri. He pointed out par
allels between the codification of
the old Roman and French laws,
and the work being undertaken by
the institution. A declaration by
him that he hopes and ‘believes
that France will again “triumph
over the indifference of her allies
and the trickery of her enemies,”
as she did when the Napoleonic
code was formulated, brought a
burst of applause from the members
present.
Ballou Goes to Cleveland.
Superintendent of Schools Frank
W. Ballou left yesterday for Cleve
land where he will attend the an
nual convention of the National
1 Education Auoototlen.
COSGRAVESRYS
PEACEINERIN
IS IN SIGHT
President of Dail Congratu
lates Republican Chief Who
Laid Down Arms.
DUBLIN, Feb. 24.—Prediction
that "Irish violence will end within
a few weeks," was made today by *
William T. Cosgrave, president of
I the Dail Elreann. It was contained ~
| in a message sent by the Free State •
official to Commandant Pierce who. ■’
with his column of Republicans, sur
rendered to the Free Staters in
western Ireland one week ago to-‘.
day. <.
i "I congratulate you upon your do- ti
cislon," said the message. "You
have chosen wisely. We are con-*
fident that violence will have ended
within a few weeks."
There were severe disorders fn
Dublin over the night, one mah *
being killed and one other wounded. ■*
The chief fighting was in the
center of the city, where publkx*
buildings were attacked. Free State *
I troops were kept busy responding *
ito alarms. While the property dam- o
i age was considerable the casualties *
were small, owing to the fact that
both sides were well protected with
barricades.
MINILLWILE
DISPOSES OF
$400,000
Brother Is Named Executor of
Estate and Is the Chief
Beneficiary.
Leaving an estate valued at .
"more than 1400,000,” the win of *
Miss Helen Minshall, who died In,
Pasadena, Calif., on January 17. hap.
been filed in the District Supreme '*
Court. Charles Minshall, a brother, v
was named executor and he is be- *
queathed the major portion of the .
estate.
Miss Minkhall leaves $25,000 each
to a nephew, Robert Minshall, and
~a ■ niece, Margaret Minshall. Ten
thousand dollars goes to the trus
tees of the De Pau University in
Greencastle, Ind., for the Minshall .
laboratory; $5,000 for the Rose „
Ladies Aid Society at Terre Haute;
$5,000 for the Social Settlement at
Terre Haute; $5,000 for the Y. W.
C. A. at Terre Haute, and SSOO to
the Day Nursery at Terre Haute.
Other bequests were SIO,OOO each
to Incy M. Young, of Chicago; Lucy -
A. Minshall, of Barton, Fla., and
Anna N. Gibson, of Munsey, Pa.;
$5,000 each to Annie S., Lucy M.,
Helen M. and Aida B. Young and '
Margaret B. Siebert; $2,000 each to*.
Emma Minshall, Ada F. Gardiner,
Adele Siebert and May Gibson; *
SI,OOO each to Helen H. Mock, Bar
bara C. Lincoln and Peter Probst.
LAMP POST FDR
REDS, SUTLER ■
DEMANDS
Quantico Marine Commander
Advocates Drastic Plan in
Vigorous Address.
Declaring “there is a lamp-post
for every Red in this country,”'
Brig. Gen. Smedley D. Butler, com
mandant of marines at Quantico,
closed a vigorous denunctiation of
radicals who would undermine this
Government, in an address last
evening before the Order of Wash
ington at the La Fayette Hotel.
“As the marine corps is taught
the splendid traditions of the serv
ice from the days of Washington,”
General Butler declared, “the child
ren of today should be brought up
with the widest knowledge of the
ideals and achievements of the Re
public in order that the radical •
menace may be entirely eliminated.”
Rear Admiral Charles H. Stock
ton, U. S. N., retired, commander
of the Order of Washington, presid
ed. and during the course of the
evening introduced Congressman
Bland of Virginia, and Dr. Marcus
Benjamin, who delivered short ad
dresses.,
SKATING IS RESUMED AT
LINCOLN MEMORIAL POOL
The skating on Dincoin Memorial
pool was resumed yesterday, but .
with freezing of the pool again a
number of rough spots appeared on
the surface, and skaters found the
going rough.
The park police report that good ->
I skating can be expected today, as
numerous skaters yesterday after
noon started cutting the rough spots
away.
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