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ONE-TWENTIETH OF LABOR ALIEN, WOOD DECLARES ‘Pull Together as in War,* General Advises in Closing Speech in City. TRIBUTE PAID LEGION Ninety-fire per cent of American labor is loyal and the other 5 tier cent Is un der alien leadership. MaJ. Gen. Leonard Wood, candidate for the republican nom ination for the presidency, said In a' speech before the Society of Actual Past Grand Masters, Free and Accepted Ma gons, at the Scottish Rite temple last night. The speech before the Masonic organ ization was the third made by Gen. Wood during his one-day visit here. He had previously spoken at the Columbia club and at the Claypool hotel. Charles J. Orbispn was toastmaster. ,T. H. Makin had charge of the banquet and seating arrangements. “Labor must receive a living wage,” Gen. Wood said, “a wage which, with thrift and industry, will enable him to lay aside something for a stormy day, to marry, to have a family and to give his children a chance in the world. URGES CO-OPERATION FOR AMERICA FIRST. “We have no serious difficulties," ite continued. “There are a number of things to be considered. We want to pull to gether, we want the same kind of de mocracy that we had during the war, when the son of the millionaire and the son of the laborer, newcomer and native born, Jew and gentile, stood shoulder to shoulder stripped of all distinctions other than those which came from character, education, and physique, all animated by a common purpose—and tliat spirit now, a spirit of co-operation, a spirit to win, to put America first. We have got It. We simply want to get together and put things over. "We want to gJt the strangle hold of the excess profit tax and certain other taxes off the throat of business, be cause those taxes are paralyzing Initia tive at a time when w’e need It. We want to spread our business abroad over the world —our commerce and our trade. “The great producing nations of cen tral Europe are producing very little at the present time. We must protect American business when the time of production comes, protect all business which needs protecting; but now we have very little competition. We never had such an opportunity in all our national life to spread abroad our commerce as we have today. We have a singularly good opportunity to acquire a fine mer chant fleet. “I think as you look ahead you want to make up your mind about some kind of a military system which is purely MOTION PICTURES. The Bonnie/t Lade of them all— m Inthe Delightful Dramatic Novelty SUCH a thing as having someone offer yon $20,000,000 for stopping vrork seems beyond belief and you think they do it only in the “movies," but when you see bewitching Mary MacLaren in “BONNIE, BONNIE LASSIE** you'll not only agree it was worth every cent of $20,000,000 to get the “Lassie," but more besides. Any way you’re in for a great evening when you see this play. It's slick quick, happy, refined, highly entertaining what more could you possibly ask for? Yes Starting Tomorrow —Playing All Week W -mr —i first half 1.13 iIS Next Week ETHEL CLAYTON I in Bronson Howard’s Dramatic Success Young Mrs. Winthrope I HANK MANN COMEDY I TAD DYLAN’S ENTERTAINERS f 1 American, absolutely without any sug gestion of German methods or Prussian methods. It wants to be an American system, conducted on American lines, and it must be fairly effective. “In other words, build up the army with the Idea of maintaining the small est possible number of men, living un der arms as professional soldiers, and back of it the largest possible number of men who can become a potential army on short notice.” Gen. Wood reiterated Col. Roosevelt's policy to “Speak softly, but carry a big stick.” “We must protect Americans wherever they live, whether it be in Mexico or China: protect them against any oppres slcn when they maintain themselves wltn ln the law of the land In which they re side,” he said. “The world must under stand that It can not Injure American citizens with impunity. To permit it in jures the standing of our government at home and abroad and gives the impres sion of timidity. A firm and dignified policy will prevent any actions which may lead to serious difficulty. “President Roosevelt's statement In re gard to our foreign policy was a good one—'Speak softly, but carry a big stick.' Be ready to defend our people and our interests against injustice. Not a dollar, for ransom, but millions for rescue. ECONOMY IN BUDGET SYSTEM. “We want a budget system In this country. It will tend to national econ omy, to a more efficient expenditure of the public funds. It is a rather impor tant thing. We have got to economize and rigidly economize In national admin istration now, to try and get back on our feet again financially, to get this burden of taxation off. “Then again we bare our schools. We have all got to take more Interest in them. Our teachers in colleges and schools are underpaid from one end of the country to the other. This teaching force in our universities and schools is doing a work second in importance to none that is being done in this country. Our couiitr.v rests largely upon its public school system. We want to keep it up to the highest possible level of efficiency. These men and women who today are teaching the youth of this country, the children of our land, are forming the characters of the men and women of to morrow. As they are taught today will they be thinking and acting tomorrow. It is a most dangerous situation to fall to give proper attention to the school system. IMPORTANCE OF NATION’S SCHOOLS. “Our teaching force la fighting that si lent battle against Ignorance and preju dice upon the outcome of which de pends In no small measure the stability of this republic. They know they are underpaid, and we know it. They are unhappy.and discontented and a great many of the best men and women In the teaching force are leaving. They are go ing into other lines of endeavor. They feel they have a right to make the best use of their talents and to find a position where they can earn a reasonable return for their labors, where they can afford to have a little hit of pleasure, to marry, to raise a family and to give their chil dren a reasonable opportunity.” Wood paid a compliment to the American legion, characterizing It as a great power for good government. PAY’S TRIBUTE TO AMERICAN LEGION. “And right In connection with all this trouble I want to say a good word for the American legion,” he said. “I want to say a great many good words for It. It is the finest upstanding organization you can imagine: loyal American men who have offered their lives in the serv ice of their country; respectors of law and order; a (treat, force for good gov ernment; well worthy of your support. Every man who Is eligible ought to go into it. It is a loyal organization. “Out on the western coast when a lot of assassins fired Into the"kr, killing some of their number, and wounding others, what did they do? They had the power to have hanged them at once, but they did not. They put them in jail In an orderly manner without unnecessary force, and then they defended the jail against a mob which was trying to take the men out and hang them. “That Is pretty good stuff. That speaks for discipline, a force for law and order. It is going to be a great power for good government.” MOTION PICTURES, • jfcilASiv . : Hi She was tired of being the only “live one” in a village of sleep-walkers. Tired of watching the trains whiz by with other folks going somewhere to do something—so Mary Ellen came to town —New York—and tried her ' arts on the Great White Way. CHRISTY COMEDY FOX NEWS CHAPLIN “The Count 55 Pauline Frederick The Palister Case ALL WEEK Starting Sunday 1 i v —> HAVE THE CARRIER LEAVE THE TIMES AT YOUR HOME. INDIANA DAILY TIMES, SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 1920. INSURANCE TAX TO BE ENFORCED Sums Long Due Under Recip rocal Law Demanded. Steps to collect $65,0f1T.6S in back taxes from thirty-four Insurance com panies will be taken Immediately, It was said at the office of the state board of accounts today. Delinquent companies failed to make payments to the state under the reciprocal insurance law, the board alleges. Some charges date from 1888. More than $25,000 in back taxes has been paid to the state since the discovery in 1017 that state auditors had not been enforcing the reciprocal insurance law. Court aetten will be taken against all delinquent* if they do not effect settle ments at once, Jesse Eschbach, chief ex aminer of ilhe board, said. Only one Indiana company, the Income Guaranty Company of South Rend, Is named In the charges. This company owes the state $391.47. It is charged. Enter Ogden Street Home, Seize Still What the police describe as the best equipped still they have seen Is on exhibition at police headquarters today. Herbert l’lpe,* 30, negro, 527 Ogden street, Is under arrest on the charge of operating- a blind tiger. The arrest was made by Scrgt. Dean and a squad of police after a raid on the Ogden street house. The police were accompan ied by federal officers. When the officers entered IMpos hom they found him making “moonshine.” The still included a copper coil, two tanks, a condenser, two crocks of mash and other utensils. Park Your Coat? 1 CLEVELAND, March 12.—The ques tion is whether you prefer handing a dime to a pretty girl or slipping a jit ney in a slot. At any rate one of the interesting wtN devices that will be shown at the hotel aien's show at the coliseum here the week of May 10 will be a machine that automatically locks up hats, coats and umbrellas, doing away with the aproned attendant. County’s World War Veterans Back Bonus United States Senators Harry S. New and James E. Watson and Representative Merrill Moores were today in receipt of telegrams from Harry C. Rower of the national executive committee of the World War Veterans, urgiug them to support a measure giving a bonus of SSOO to honorably discharged service men and women. Asa result of a meeting held here last night by representatives of all posts of the World War Veterans in Marion county the following telegram was sent to Indiana representatives at Washing ton : “Marion County World War Veterans, representing 1.500 former service men, unanimously pass resolutions in indorse ment of sr,(vn bonus to honorably dis charged service men and women at spe cial meeting tonight. Letters containing resolution follow,” j I IfiKpiffifr I PAPERS PLEASE COPY. NEWARK, March 13.—A wild cow caused commotion here. The cow roamed Newark streets for twenty-four hours. Police reserves failed In three campaigns to round up bossy. She broke loose raj ' l -J A !Zr^ s r' e ' h( ' ,rt ' , 9 The Favorite Uasso. >. fan GERALD GARDNER. M Zlmmercr Stajr I .ecru Don IT* P )) ins Inferior bex MM Ernest Schmidt, Conducting HI ■ ALL WEEK, STARTING SUNDAY ■ after they had laapoed her with chains on the fourth attempt and was last seen leaving town. INDIANS, TAKE WARNING. CH’CAGO, March 13.—Two cowboys. S all NEXT week BertLytell In the Soul-Stirring Romantic Drama of the Canadian Northland, The Right of Way Filmed From the Celebrated Novel by SIR GILBERT PARKER A Picture That Has Everything [-LIBERTY QUINTETTE —"| The Unusual In Musical Entertainment AMERICAN HARMONISTS J u ■ - r Paul Leese, 13, and his brother. Edward. 11, are on their way to Colorado to ex terminate redskins. They left the other night with pancake flour and a rifle. The police are looking for them. They forgot to say goodbye to their mother.