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NAVY LEAGUE TRYING TO PREPARE FOR WAR AUTHOR OP "MOTHER BOOKS' HAS CHILDREN. BEQUEATH BRAINS FOR EXAMINATION r 'Ask Daughters of American Brains of Eminent Scientists and Political Leaders Are Wanted, devolution to Joiu. THE TULSA DAILY WORLD, SATURDAY,'' JANUARY 2, 1915. WANT A GOOD FORCE Prcpa redness for War Best Means of Preserving Peace. " Ono of the leading officers of t lie Daughters of the American Revolu tion, when approached by a Navy league representative who, asked the Daughters' position In relation to the questions of national defense, replied that they were "neutral, but In ease of war, as a patriotic society, would co-operate with the government." It was Inferred that the propaganda of the ultra-pacificists and disarma ment advocates had led this great patriotic society to take a noneom mltal attitude In relation to the strengthening of the army and navy. The Navy league, therefore, addressed the following letter to the organiza tion: "It has been suggested to the Navy league leaders that the Daughters of the American Revolution, the largest patriotic society of America, would be glad to consider sharing in the patriotic work of interesting the American people in the needs of the army and the navy. As believers In the peace of righteousness, yon doubt less share the conviction of the vast majority of American people that "Washington's words, 'To be prepared for war Is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace,' are as true today as they were In the days of '76. "Of course. In the crisis of war, your splendid organization would do what you could to alleviate suffering and support a Just cause, but such co-operation coming at that time would be almost worthless, for Lt would come too late. If war threatens the Tnited States five, ten or fifteen years from now (and God forbid), now Is the time to prepare for that war. It takes three years to build a dreadnought and many years to make efficient, naval officers and seamen; it takes- several months to make' a 14-lnc.h gun, and from three to five years to make an efficient seaman gunner. It takes years to train ef ficient army officers and soldiers, and years to build fortifications, artillery and siege guns. "Ex-Presldcnt Taft, Vice President Marshall, ex-Ambassador Joseph 11. Choate, the secretary of war and the secretary of the " navy, ex-Secretary Meyer, C"ongrisman Gardner and Congressman Mann have recently an nounced their sincere convictions that world conditions and the cause of peuce demand the Immediate strengthening of our army and navy. These men have the same patriotic Impulses and motives as had the patriots of the American revolution, Washington, Warren, -John Paul Jones and John Harry, and others. Tories and loyalists were many of them doubtless good men, but they were not patriots; the men In eon gresH, who six months before the civil war, tried to abolish the navy and actually succeeded In practically bringing about disarmament, were doubtless good men, but they were not patriots. The ultra-paclflclsts of today, who are calling for disarma ment, are likewise good men, but they can hardly be called patriots. The fact of It Is, the secretury of war and the? secretary of the navy can not put through their plans for the needed and proper strengthening of the irmy and navy unless the masses of the people and the Daughters of the American Revolution give them their active support. "lt has been said that the army's efficiency could be increased 60 per cent with a saving of 30 per cent if the consolidation of army posts, doing away with political posts, could be brought about. This needed reform will not be brought about by act of congress until the people of the coun try study the needs of the army and give needed support to the recom mendations of secretaries of war and the general staff of the army. Simi lar economies can be effected in the navy with a view to Increased strength and efficiency, but will not be brought about until the American people as a whole give the matter their consideration. "lt is a great thing to honor the heroes of the American revolution, but men of the type of Admiral Fletcher and General Wood are equally deserving of Immediate pa triotic recognition. The recognition that they desire Is not monuments and tablets, hut the earnest consid eration of the entire American peo ple of their recommendations for In creased strength and efficiency of the srmy and navy, so that the United Stales may be in a position to keep from her shores any possible military opponent and to defend American policies In the Western Hemisphere. "The definite object In writing to you is to suggest that the various chapters of your organization take up the study of national defense and the needs of the army and the1 navy; and secondly to suggest that should any of your chapters desire to have speakers appear before them to talk on the needs of national defense, tho league will, In many Instances, be ablo to provide such speakers. Among our speakers are .many prominent men. "The Navy league' Is not a society for the promotion of war, but a so ciety for the promotion of peace, and In endeavoring to interest the Daugh ters of the American Revolution in the problems of national defense, our only object is the peace and welfare of our beloved republic and the cause tt self-government In the Western Hemisphere, for which the I'nltlrd fttates has the largest degree of responsibility." To Car for Crippled Indians. (Sneint tn Th World. MUSKOGEE. Jan. 1. The Indian supervisor of the Five Civilized Tribes Is gathering data on the number of deaf, dumb and blind Indian chil dren throughout the Indian country, who are not receiving the advantage of an education. Under the Indian appropriation act opproved last Aug ust, congress appropriated 40,000 for the education of this class of In dian children, but because of the crowded condition of the state school for the blind at Muskogee and the deaf and dumb school at Sulphur, the government will be unable to care for many of these children." ) ' MRS. DOROTHY CONKlFXo FISHF.R AND HER CHILDREN, "BAUY JIM" AND "SISTER SALL.IE." Speclul Correspondence. NEW YORK, Dec. 30. Mrs. Dorothy Canficld Fisher Is the author of several good books, and author of two charming children, so In her recently published books, "Mothers and Children" and "A Montessorl Mother," she writes with the sympathy and conviction of a mother as well as the force fulness of a literary expert. Mrs. Canfield Fisher spent two years in Rome studying the Montessorl method of education and lt was during that time she wrote "The Mon tessorl Mother." A WOMAN'S WAV. CHICAGO, Jan. 1. Mayor Carter H. Harrison, who recently said his candidacy for re-election was contingent upon obtaining his wife's permission to make the race, announced today she had consented to his becoming a can didate. Mayor Harrison Is concluding his fifth term. His father, Carter H. Harrison, nr., also served five terms. Tulsa Man is Leading Over 2 Candidates (Continued From Page One.) members In the legislature, and they will not cut much Ice in the speak ership fight, as the newcomers are all anxious to have the say. For this reason the affair looked like a "toss up" all day Friday. Llnr-iip Today. However It Is history that tho speaker Is always elected at least two days before the legislature convenes, so something definite Is likely to hap pen Saturday, and this something Is going to be guided largely by what the governor-elect does. And in tho meantime Wash Hud son Is right on the job, taking ad vantage of every change In sentiment and grabbing every vote that he can. The old five-story India Temple building at Second and Hroadway will again be the scene of the legislature's activities. The house will meet on one floor and the senate on the floor above. Tho seats, desks, and other furnishings have been remodeled in many respects and everything Is in readiness for the big show. TOM DUCKETT HOST AT N. Y. STAG PARTY Cards, ami Itcfrcsluiiont Occupied Much of Tlnie Ilefore Year of 1915. Tom Duckett and Don Swindler en tertained a party of their Intimate rriends at a stag party given at the home of the former's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Duckett. 408 South Frisco, Thursday evening. In keep ing with tho season, the home was decorated lu red and green. The early part of the evening waa spent at cards and other games. Punch waa served throughout the evening after which luncheon of hot coffee and sandwiches was served. At 11 o'clock the men retired to the home of Miss Helen I,ane on South Elwood, where a party of young ladles were waiting for them. From there the gay party of youngsters pro ceeded to the Palace theatre, chaper oned by Mr. Harry Hellbron, where they watched the old year out and cheered the new year In. Declaring a most enjoyable evening .and Wishing the hosts a happy New Year, the parties adjourned.. Those present were Messrs. Walton Clinton, Ted Bynom, Tom McAllster. Joe Wolfe, Chester Fleming, Clyde Black, James Sullivan, Mich Ingram, Ray mond Wiley, George Justice, Albert Twist, John DUlard, James Kennedy, Raymond George, Robert Downing, Palmer Gillespie, Del Hooker, Jay Epperson, Pat Butler, Walter Arnold, Alford Atsgas, Dixie Hood, Francis Impy, George Smith, Harold Shaver, James Hatch, Dick ltroach, Frank I'ottus, Allen Smiley, James Nlelson, Harry Hellbron, Walter Duckett, Mac Rupp, Robert IeUus, Clan Stafford, Dan Hunt, Charlie lllack and Dick Haskell. Pile Cured in 6 to 14 Days. Druggists refund money If PAZO OINTMENT fails to cure Itching, mind, Bleeding or Protruding Plies. First application . gives relief. ' tOc' SIGNED CONTRACTS 1915 SUGAR BEETS OGDEN, Utah. Jan. 1. Contracts are being segued by the Amalgamated Sugar company for sugar bevjt crops of 1915 and the corporation an nounced today It would accept ton nage to Its entire capacity, about 25 per cent more than that handled dur ing 1912. The output of the four sugar factories operated by this com pany during 1914 at Ogden, Igan and Lewlston, Utah, and Burley, Idaho, was 80,000,000 pounds, an in crease of 25 per cent over 1913. Con ditions of the sugar market as a re sult of tho European war, with the belief that the war will continue through the growing season of 1915, and further curtail the output of Ger many and Austria, are given as the reasons for the decision. ClmiuimiguA at Bv Prices. PHOENIX, "Ariz., Jan. 1. Clocks were set back six hours In all the saloons at midnight in order to prolong the celebration of the Inauguration of state-wide prohibition. The saloons sold champagne at beer prices. The bars, which were draped In black crepe, were crowded all night long. PHILADELPHIA. Jan 1 Efforts to Induce eminent scientists, captains of Industry and political leaders to permit their brains to bo examined after death will be mude by members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This an nouncement whs mudo today at the closing session of the sixty-sixth an nual convention of the association. Threw members of the a.ssoclution, Dr. Edward Pickering, Harvurd; Dr. Henry Skinner, Academy of Natural Science, Philadelphia, und Dr. U o. Howard, Washington, announced they contemplate bequeathing their br.iins to the caiiso of scientific Investiga tion. "Science has had the opportunity to study the brains of plenty of mur derers," Dr. Howard declared, "but lt is not often that a brain of u man really of high calibre may be com pared with those of criminals or men of lower mentality." The theory that air currents cany disease germs was disputed by Dr. A. Abbott, of the University of Pennsylvania. "Bacteria quickly descend faces and cling to them und tlon or no ventilation, plays In their spread, he said. E. P. Morris of Yale was elected president of the American Philologi cal .association at today's session. to sur-ventila-no part KAISER'S MESSAGE RINGS CONFIDENCE w Next to (iod's Wise Guidance lie l)c-IM-mls Upon His Army and Navy. BERLIN tvia London,), Jan. 1. Emperor William, in a New Year's message to the army and navy made public at main headquarters says: "After five months of heavy und hot fighting we enter tho new year. "Brilliant victories have been gained by the Germany army almost everywhere on tho territory of the enemy. Repeatud attempts of our op ponents to swarm on German terri tory have failed. "My ships have covered themselves with glory on every sea and the crews have proved not only that they know how to fight victoriously, but to die like heroes when overwhelmed by su perior forces. "Behind the army and the fleet the entire nation stands in unexampled harmony, prepared to sacrifice lis neart's blood for the sacred domestic hearth which we are defending against outrageous Invasion. Al though the times may bo serious and the task before us a heavy one we look forward into the future with the firmest confidence. "Next to God's wise guidance, I trust to te matchless bravery of the army and navy and know myself to be as one with the entire German na tion. Therefore, let us face the new year unflinchingly, looking forward to new deeds and new victories for our beloved fatherland. "(Signed) WILHELM." REAL PROHIBITION NOW IN PETROGRAD Snipping of Sales of Wine Ruins the Business of Many Uafcs. PETROGRAD, via London, Jan. 1. (7:35 a. m.) The last appeal against Russia's prohibition decree failed Thursday when the councils of Petrograd and Moscow rejected a pe tition to authorize the recommence ment of the sale of beer and light wlnrti. The recent final order to discon tinue the sale of all alcoholic drinks was Issued with the reservation that the city councils should have the right to appeal for an authorization of the recommencement of the sale of 3 per cent beer and light wines. The final prohibition order was Is sued so unexpectedly that there was no opportunity to provide a stock against the coming period of abstin ence. Between and 8 o'clock in the evening the merchants received in structions that next day there would be absolute prohibition, and hence there was no chance to give warning SCARBOROUGH MOVIE THEATRE WRECKED BY GERMAN SHELLS. The Central National Bank Calls Attention to Its Christmas Savings Club T Suggesting to all those who are interested in Savings that llii.s is a good opportunity to prepare for your Christmas shop ping. Remember, that it does not take a large sum of money to enter this club, but that the deposits required are small; that there is no mystery about it; that it is all perfectly plain and easy to understand; that the results are very gratifying to the depositor, and that the institution offering these facilities has a splendid record for satisfactory service in all its departments. Do not delay this matter but make your initial deposit at once. Do not put off until tomorrow what you should do today. The Central National Bank L ; t to eager customers who, on a prior false alarm, lined the streets for hours awaiting their turn to squeeze into the crowded wine shops. The formerly popular restaurants, which managed to weather the vodka edict, are now almost without patronage. NEGROES ATTEMPT TO LYNCH A BLACK CHARLESTON, Mo., Jan. 1. A gang of negro levee workmen at tempted to lynch Andrew Wiggins, one of their number, here today be cause ho had stabbed the foreman, William Dodson, a white man. A passing truln crew interfered and suved the negro after the gang had pluced a rope around his neck pre paratory to hanging him. Tonight Dodson Is in a critical con dition. Wiggins, with gunshot wounds In the arms and head received while resisting arrest, is in Jail. London Thinks Our Mote Just A Little Unfair l,6ul"lll;ii! feJ y ""Tzz bills'. - -1 J Op M" ;ai 'K. i I ft 0 r The German Sheila Put Thin "Morle" Theatre At Hear bo rough Ptrlctly on the Bum. English Soldier March ing- Past the Devastated Grand Picture Palace the Afternoon of the Bombardment - (Continued From Tage One.) friendly. Rut thl -position la deter mined absolutely by the fact that Ungland has that command of the sea and "cannot surrender her right to use lt for the defeat of the enemy by any means sanctioned under inter national law." CritiHN Plan. The nation says: "We confess to feeling some regret as to the form of America's note. We wish lt had been somewhat dif ferently expressed and despatched in accordance with the accustomed way we will not say of diplomacy, but of friendly correspondence. "There are two waji of conducting a controversy of public interest. A man may give his correspondent the sola benefit of his mind or h may turn a missive Into a missile by de spatching one copy of it to the press at or Derore the hour of Its receipt by the persona Immediately con cerned. It appears that the state de partment of America chose the lat ter course, but there Is no call to turn an error of fact Into one of sub stance. "For the rest, there Is no deeply serious cause for complaint. It waa Inevitable that a nation not at war should fall to understand the diffi culties of one who Is, especially when the Interests of belligerent und neu tral are In conflict." Tbe nation nays the war, to some extent, is one of economic exhaustion, but more one of ammunition, which It declares already is approaching; the period of deterioration. The allies, It adds, think lt essentia to prevent ma terials of war, especially copper and antimony, from reaching the German army, but that the right of search Is not the perfect Instrument for this, as it Implies the overhauling of car goes and the detention, delay and de terioration of perishable goods. A Mutual Duty. It adds that If the t nited States Is hostile on the merits of tbe war the process must appear to be an unmiti gated nuisance, but If the United States, on the whole, sympathises with the allies, she must be conscious of a divided mind. Hhe has her own trade interest to consider, it de clares, and also la Interested In bring ing the war to an end and to a right end. The nation complains of false man- Candy Sale Saturday Only 39c Cherries or Cream Brazils; worth up to $1.00, 50c ami COc a pound, for, per pound Saturday and Sunday Pound boxes of Assorted Choeolates or Martinique Cherries or Cream Brazils; worth up to $1.00; Saturday QQrt and Sunday only 0C The Rexall Store CETMAN & CAMPBELL. Beginning Sunday, January 3, there will be no delivery of ice on Sunday in the resi dence section of the city and only one morn ing delivery in the business section, during the winter months. THE PEOPLES ICE COMPANY. THE TULSA ICE COMPANY. Ifeste and the delaying of ship's man ifests only 10 days after tbe smiling of a vessel. It says each party owes a duty i the other. It expresses doubt If a serious attempt has been made to curtail Germany's food sup. ply, sustains tnrd Salisbury's doc trine with respect to foodstuffs and saya It hope that no food will be topped unless lt Is destined for the enemy. The newspaper considers that the enormous Italian lm porta of cop per probably have been due to war preparations. No Causa for IVictloii. "It Is Indeed the general attitude." the nation says, in conclusion, "which Is the real tent of the relationship of great friendly countries tinder stress of a world-wide war. Uranted we have annoyed American traders by making contraband some of their southern products as well as by our embargo on the export of rubber and wool, lt Is for us to show that there has been reasonable consideration for fair trading and for America to show that there has been proper policing of unfair traffic for high profits. Speculative shippers of all countries rush into such ventures) In times of war, but they are mere dealers In In ternational mischief and the special plagues of their own governments. There Is no cause for Anglo-American f!1ctlon. 4