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February 24, 1921
THE CITIZEN
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LESSON FOR FEBRUARY 27
REWARDS OF FAITHFULNESS.
LKHBON TKXT-Mntt X II i
OOl.llKN tf:xt-wii ,l,,t (m.1 anl
fallhfal servant; lliou hi iwin mil n !
vtr ft (hunt I wilt nmKr iu n,.-r
vr any thin - Mall K ;J
KKKJ.HKM I! MATMCIAI. - M ill Ji
lAjkt II it Hum u in I In l
MMMAitv T'lHK'-lioii.i ii, r i,t(
it'NIllll T 1-H -lilra and It.
INTKKMM IA1 K AMifKNU'll 1'ilMl.
r'althful L' uf our Ainlmra
VOl'NiI I'Kol'I.K A Mi VM I.T pil'lC
-111 lit Of Nrglrrl Of IJnl II. -....!,.
Thl .HmM. like llml uf I lie I in
virgin. i ai-, Hi,., with the Second
Cuming uf Christ. In ImiIIi iutaiici
the unprvpsreilnes fur III coming mi
the part or llif people I exlnhlle i. In
th;it uf Hie ten virgin their unreadi
ness conslfed In their failure of in
ward life absence of the 1 1 t ihot
In (hi uf l In- talent It iotititeil in
their failure to properly line Hie gift
which had li'Hi Intrusted to them. The
fits! wn failurf In watch; the se-nud.
failure to work.
I. Tha Distribution of tht Talent
vv. 14. 1.1).
1. II a sovereign art. He called
Ilia own servant and distributed to
thrill In oun money. Tin" Lord did
but consult u a to our gift.
2. It on an Intelligent art. "Accord
IliK In til several ability." The Hod
who made it know our ability to us
gifts, therefore ha made I hi dtntrihu
tlon Uxmi that hard The reason aome
hav greater gift than other I due to
th fart Hint thrjr posses the ability
tu tuft- Ihrin.
9. ft a a purposeful act The tal
ent were given tu I traded mlth.
They were not given In tie used for
one own italo and profit, but a tok
In trade for the enrichment and glory
fNhe Master
II. Tha Employment af tha Taltnta
vv. 1(11 S)
1 AH the nee a n i recognized that
the lalenia were not their own that
the! were resMiiilhlr to (tie Lord for
the ue iiimle of ttiein. We are not re
isiiisihle fur the creation of gift, hut
for the employment of such gift a
have been given to ua.
2 Two servant ued their talent
The live talented man put hi to use
and earned five more. The two tal
ented innn ul hi to ur and gained
too uioir Thl shows that (iud'a glfta
ran be incieascd. The e.errlae uf any
gift increases It. The faithful use of
wht we have In the plate we are will
prepare ua for greater usefulness aud
honor.
S. The one hid hi talent. The fart
that tme MHeiH'a but one talent
aliuulil not diwrtiurage him, but hould
maka hlin trlre harder. Jol ea not
reward affording to what v putemi
bill according to our fHlthfultieM. The
crime of the one talented man wa not
that he had but one talent, but that
he hid the talent which the Lord gave
hlin.
III. Tha Accounting for tha TalanU
. Itt-SW).
1. It rerladiljr. There I a day
ruining when all inuM give ao ac
count of our alew'iirdrdilp.
3. The time. Thl will lie al the
coming of the ljr. If wa have done
well we (hall then have pralxe. If we
have been unfaithful we ahall then be
cmki out from the prenence of tha
Lord. WatrhfutncKk I not Idlene.
X The Juilk'inenl amiuuiired. (I) Ha-
ward of the faithful. (a) I'ralse
"Well done." We all like to he praiaed
Hour bli"oe will It lie to hear from
the very Hp of the Lord the word
"well done!" (h) Promotion "He
thou ruler over many filing.' Promo
tion I dcNlralile tu all. Much of that
In which we look forward In lifa I
the pacing from lower to higher ptivi
leicen and poMltiona. (r) Km ranee
UMin the Joy of the Lord. The five
Inlenled man and the two talented man
received Hie Kimie prulae aud aaiue
proiuotioiM (.') I'unlkhnieiil of the
falthlewa. 1'he one tHlented man lied
when brought to account. The taleut
when dm; up wiia not Hie amiie aa w hen
It wax buried It not of the xttiiie
woIkIiI. tjift iiiiiimmI are hmt. The
natural evci. Iom their Hiwer if we
live coiiliiiiiiiUy in ilarkiieiia. Thin I
true aplrlluiillv The one who eue
to grow u kiiowli'diie Mini graie loMg
the capacity to grow (a) Keproiicli
he wu.4 called slothful and wlckel. To
he called Iny la a reproach which
ven the lu nut It illslikcK (hi
Strlppetl. The latent which whn given
to him wa liikn from Ihmi. (c) Caat
out. lie v us . oiiileiniied on hla uwu
gciumd. The very fuel thiit he knew
the charm let of I In- Lord hhould huve
bevu an iiueniive for him to have ex
rrted hiiiiHelf. Ilia coinlilinii waa hi
own fault. In I lie day uf account
there will be no em uae to be miide.
Fountain of Cladn.
A kind lieiiit i a fountain uf glad
neMa, inakiuit every thing In ita vicin
ity tu frehen into mnllc. Welling
ton Irving.
Tha Sawar and Reaper.
"lie who aowa courteay, reap
frlendvhlp; ami ha who plauta kind
Baaa, gather love."
fnvy and Miaery.
Knry feel not Ita awn happlueee
tat wba It may be compared with tha
ulaery of athera. Jobnaon.
NEW
DIPLOMATS
BE
SELECTION OF AMBASSADORS TO
THE GREAT POWERS WILL tK
ONE OF HARDING'S TASKS.
RACIAL PREJUDICES FIGURE
Thaae tha Prtudant Alway Conald
re New Commercial Pollciaa and
Economic Condition Mutt Be
Studied by the Appoint.
By EDWARD B. CLARK.
Wiililiigtiin,-oiit- of the high dutlea
uf PieHlilent eliit llnrdllig will be lo
cliooxe from niniMig hia weulthy He
piihlicuii fellow citizen men who are
cuiiieieii iv act aa Minhuiuador tu
the fcicut power uf eurlli, or aa inlii
laleri(tu the leaner power. The word
"wenliliy" in not uwd luvidioiiHly, for
everybody know tlmt no Amerlcuti
call tukc one of I hew plni-e unlea he
lili an ahiiuiliiiiiv of private iiieuiia to
pay hi noceitMury exiiiae and to keep
up Hie trudllloim of hia nllice.
The new aiuliuaKiidora tuuxt Im men
who uiideraliMMl huaineaa In it liitrWe
comiiiercinl M ime, and wlm uiuieralaud
iilo the lliie-iw of diplomacy. The
work of an anihuaaador todiiy la rx
artilig. It refill tea keen iliHight. tuct,
oiavlty and well hulanceil judgment
The tank of HiiMiaiiig audi men w ill he
it hard one. If men who are not up
to ataudurd are choaen, the 1'iUtcd
State nill NufTer In a hundred and
one Ma) a.
Condltlona In Kurope are JuM whnt
everlHNly kuowthHt they are. The
man who colmil the word "rhuoa" hud
Juat audi an liiKplrutloti for the coin
age a the coinlliloii which now cxlxt
all over the world. The amluiHMidora
and iiilulHter of the l nlt.il Statea,
prexni nun io come, will nave ua a
part of their high work the effort to
am in nriiiging the proverbial "order
lit Of chllOM."
Coniidarmg Racial Prejudico.
It might M-ein iIimI Hie nppoiliting
lwer mlglit rle auerlor to the fact
flint racial prejudice cilM In the
liilleil StuteN. hut Prexiilenta. like
inoNt other men holding elective ottlcea
ill the I'nlteil State. eeiiiiugly have
to "coii'oilor M.ltle." In appointing
a mlniMer to tirent Itrltuln, or to
rrame. or to Italy, or to any oilier
country, a I'rexlileiit of 'he 1'nlted
State IimIh) mihiih to be compelled to
tlilnk hmt iiImiiii a lol of thing which
men here soy ought not tu enter Into
the matter of Uie nppoliittnent at all.
The men whom II r. llnrdllig will
apHlut to umlMiNMidorlal and iiiiuia-
terlul piMition will he comadied to
Ullderfake the coiiaiilerulloii of new
commercial Milny for their country.
More tliuii thl they will lie compolled
lo give a ilei-p luily to the exlMtiug
oiMiotiiii- condltloii in the coiintrie
to which they are accredited. The
condition which miike Irmle pimlhle
are a illftereiit toduy from tlioae In
ll'l.'l In Ktuliind. Krunce. Italy, Jnpan
and elew here, u it la Milhle for
'in h coiidit Ion to lie. I
Soma On Mutt B Snt to Cormany.
tine of tin- prohlema which iiltlmule-
Iv will proUihly meet the new Presi
dent I 'hut of the iipiMiliitineut of an
nmhaxoudor In licruiany. Tiaiuy we
ttll tt hnicnlly ure at war with that
luiul. Siiuo-tliliig like ,'IiiO,ikm Anierl
cun s.,,llcr were killed or woundeil
by the bullet anil the gaa of the tier
inn in, and noliiHly know how many
of the enemy went down before the
mur.le anil hnyonet attucka of our
Ihi.vb in the Atgonne and east uf the
Meue. Wur riincor continue for
Milne time.
The new MiiilH'adnr to (Jerinanj,
afler Ibe iience treuly flnally la algned,
will not conduct lila work from "a
flowery bed of eiiHe.1 It I probable
that the mil n who get the appoint
ment will ileierve the ) in put by of hi
fellow countrymen.
It I wild in Washington that Mr.
Harding may aelect for the (ierman
emhasHy a man who hui represented
ua In that country before. The Preal
lent ehH't'a advlaer. It la (iibl, have
ih'clariil Hint thl will he the "beat
way out of It."
There have la-en koine little friction
with Krunce alnce the day uf the ar
mistice, but lliey have not engendered
much heiil of controversy. In fact the
new iiinhasKiiilor to France probably
will have an easier till!' than any of
hi fellow unihiissudora. The tradition
al friendship with Frame la u real
friendship.
Italy present another problem to
day, for there condition have changed
materially The Italian poNt, however.
may not he a hard a one to till ns
nine of the other. Then there I J a
pan. iiud while diplomacy seek to
Ualniini.e every reported trouble with
the eastern country, there are trou
ble ncvertliclfiM. A liiclful man
will be nee. led In Japan, and one who
understand the .liipuneHo teiniwm
men! and stale melliiMls.
Dawce Approved by A. E. f. Mn.
The coniinliti-e of emigres which
has Im-cii making un Investigation Into
the condui t of the war virtually ha
finished It work. It la wild that Hi
comiiiltli-e report will contain nearly
fourteen million word, and will make
twenty volume of a government
liM'ument.
Heceutly the committee haa been
probing Into the conduct of thing In
the American cMM'dllliHiary force. It
ma during thl particular part uf tho
Investigation that Charle l. Iawea
of Chli-ago. t hrlgudler general iu tho
1ST
A. K. and who held poaltlon of
irreat "army buliiea trthnrlty" In
I'nrla, broke loom In deiiiinclallrm of
the method of the rommlttee, and
pmirtmited whnt he anld with ex
preliMi that were vlgoroiia, to Bay
the leiit.
tleneral linwpa ald to ome of the
newi:ipcr men that If he hnd not
nxed Hie vlgoroiii Innguagn he did,
and thereby made "a good atory" out
of I lie proceeding, he would not have
l'i n iilde to get Hie publicity for hi
defoiiae of the conduct of the A. E.
K. In Priime Hint wii neeeHanry to
et the matter right hefore the p""
t'le. Now, wtini l written here. It la at-i
tenipteil to write without prejudice,
hut It inn he iihl that every one of
the A. K. y. giddier here with whom
I huve tu IL ." feel u limit ft part of
ttencriil linwe- testimony Just aa Oen
eral Dime f. el.
Long Rang Judgment Poor.
It I triw- Hint a large part of the
Aruerli-nn exoiliilonnry force per
hap do not iiiiree with everything
tlmt Cenernl liuwe anld In pruiae of
high oIIIiit, hut everything that the
wltnc did any about the necesalty
of doing thing In France In a dif
ferent way than they were done In thl
country during the war, the A. K. F.
men agree with. If a peraonnl ref
erence will he forgiven, I waa an A.
K. K. tun ii niyaelf. and while I am not
entirely In ayinpolhy with everything
that lii-nern I liawe aald about rank
Ing officer, not at all in aytnpathy
with aouie of the methods of the tra
il inony giving, I am actually In aytn
pa thy with timer I Itawea' atatement
that men who were not In France are
nut able to Judge at S.Otx) mile' dla-
t n lire of the abaolute m-ceaaary ex
pendlture of money which were made,
but which today aerni to the men who
alald home to have been a foolish
waate of the eople' money.
When a country ia at war Ua ef
fort la to defeat the enemy, and not
to aave money. The commanding offl
cer of a dlvlNioii that ia attacked doe
not ait down, pencil In hand, to
whether he can afford to ahoot ahella
nt fiem.an who are frying to kill him
!lini h. f0wera. He ahoota the
! ,tleK n,.k, ,e foe-mud then ha to
Iroine back to the I'nlteil State to con-
i fronl rlmrirea lliut l, nul ammn
'Dillon that coat too much.
Yank War Slogan.
Having tuilied the report which
have come in from all the division of
the American army which served over
en, Col. Kilvvurd I.. Munon, chief of
tlie nmrnle branch of the general atftfT,
aaya that "Let'a tin" wu the chief
battle alogaii of I'nHe Sain force In
the World war.
Thl uiiiueatloiiuhly la true, becauae
the aiime cry la conatantly on the
tonguea today of returned veteran
when aoinethliig unuaunl In a ieronal
or a bualnea way ia before them to
do. Ttic thought of the men natural
ly turn back to the Inaplrlttng motif
of the hiimmerlng campnign agalnat
the lllndenburg line.
In France during hottilitiea one
heard Hie cry "l.ct' !o" roiiatalitly. It
waa not alwaya nor eren freiicntly a
concerted regimental nor a company
cry. The men did not atinlv thing to
get efTiM-ta out of them. The "Let'
i" waa more or lea converHHrlonal.
hut It went through the billet or
down the line like aubdiied machine
gun fire, and the heart (plrit wa bnck
(
Wj
hen the men In r ranee had a
reallxlng sense that aomethlng big waa
to come at the time when the plant
were laid for driving the t'ennnna out
of the St. Mihiel Millent, "the huay
whlsticr "I'ta fio firat went circling
round." nml then when assurance be
came doubly asaured that they were
in for a big thing, the cry went Into a
creacetido.
"I.et'e Co" waa the reaponae of Ma
Jor Ceneral IHckmiin'a Mnrne division
the Third regular, when after driving
the fia back over the historic aiream
they had heard that other work, dead
ty and aoul trying, waa ahead. It waa
the cry of the men of all dlvlalou who
fought from the British front along
the line to I.unevllle lu the foothills
of tlu Voagea.
"Whin Do W Go From Hero?"
Colonel Mimsnn haa found that the
aocond alogaii of the American army
in France wa the question cry.
"Where Po We fSo From Herer It
wa a far cry, hut go they did. and
willingly.
"Where lo We Oo From Here?"
vvn heard occasionally lo America be
fore the troop embarked, but It
reached the quality and the quuntlty
of a choru when the men dlscio
burked at Havre, at Kreat or at any
other French port. Aa anon aa the
men were gathered on the landing
disk ready to move, "Where do we
go from here" in uiilaon. and occasion
ally with the awing of a aotig, a roll nod
the curiosity iS'f tho French bystand
er who. not understanding tho won).
Baked what they meant. When the
French soldier learned the meaning
they (prickly adopted them for their
own use In pli tiirewjue phrase.
There will be full appreciation in
this country probably of another quea
lion cry of the American troop, al
together human, and altogether sol
dierlike "When do we eiitT" It la
hard to make humor fit In with hun
ger, hut never! hcleaa the "When do
we eat" una usually accompanied by
a grin, utiles some little aoldier group
bad been a not to-be-understood long
time without fishier, and then the
"When do we en IT" came out with
something of a growl, for It ia the
privilege of every aoldier to growl on
occasion, and If A did not he would
not be soldier.
Tho ruedlctnal springs at Baden
Baden wore known to tho ancient
iotuantv
I Indian chief on atrp of the
In the Yakima river. 2 W. Frank
American I ted Cross, ft Immigrant
developed In New York.
II
CURRENT EVENTS
President-Elect Harding Still in
Doubt About Three of the
Cabinet Places. 4
WOOD FOR THE PHILIPPINES?
Vireck's Hyphenstes Present List of
Impudent Demands Attempt to
Impeach Judge Landia Striate
Passes the Emergency
Tariff Bill.
By EDWARD W. PICKARD.
As March 4 draw near Intercut In
the make-up of Mr. Harding' cabinet
grow acute. The President-elect ia, at
till writing, believed to have decided
upon seven uf hia ten advisers, while
the men to whom he will entrust the
navy, labor and commerce portfolio
still are to tie definitely selected. Form
er Governor Lowdeu of Illinois baa
refused the place of secretary of the
Davy.
For secretary of labor four men are
being considered. They are James J
Davla of Pennsylvania, former ateel
worker; T. V. O'Counor of New York
leader of the Longshoremen's union;
James Iiuncan of Massachusetts, who
hn I teen an official of the American
Federation of Labor and of the Oraulte
Cutters' union, and John I. Nolan of
California, member of congress and
an iron moulder. Mr. O Connor waa
one of Mr. Harding's visitor In St
Augustine last week, and it waa an
nounced that he would confer with
the PreHldent-elect again this week.
If the southern states are to have
a representative In the cabinet and
they are urgently claiming such recog
nition It mny be he will be the new
secretary of commerce. Many south
enters think this would be fitting In
view of the existing movement for In
dustrial expansion In the Sooth. Three
gentlemen from below Mason and
IMxon's line have been especially rec
ommended to Mr. Harding. They are
T. II. Huston and Newell Sanders of
Tennessee, and Congressman C Bas-
com Slemp of Virginia. Many peti
tion have been Sent to St Augustine
asking that either Herbert Hoover or
John Haya Hammond be given tha
commerce portfolio, and among others
mentioned for the post la Charles D.
Hllles, former chairman of the Nation
al Republican committee.
Mr. Harding and those called Info
conference with him of course have
Dot confined their discussion to cabi
net appointments, for the new Presi
dent will have Innumerable diplomatic
and other Important posltiona to till
No formal announcement about any of
these place haa been made, but It Is
now taken for granted that MuJ. Hen.
Leonard Wood will be made governor
general of the Philippines to succeed
Frederick Iturton Harrison. This ap
pointment probably would meet with
the approval of all except those who
are In favor of giving the Islanders
their Independence Immediately, re
ganlles of their ability tu govern
themselves or to protect themselves
against the ioslhle encroachuiout of
the Japanese. American prestige In
the Island la aald to have declined
markedly under Governor Harrison
and the movement for lndeiendenee
ha grown correspondingly. Ceneral
Wood's ability a a colonial adminis
trator Is unquestioned, and doubtless
under lilm American authority In the
Philippine would he strengthened and
the defenses lu the Island would be
perfected.
Albert Fletcher, who was on ot
Mr. Harding's guests during the
houseboat cruise in Florida, la slated
for appointment as amhuKsadnr to
Japan. He was Uoosevelt Hough
Klder and served as minister to Mexi
co.
Probably Mr. Harding cannot well
refuse lo meet delegation of nresuin-
ably law-abiding citizen Hint Journey
to HI. Augustine, bet many thousand
of Americans whose memory of event
during tho war bat ho faded read
cnpltol at Olytnpla. Waah, where they went to lobby for their Ashing right
Pemon, elected vice chairman In charge of domestic opemtlona of the
at Fill Island being examined for trace of typhus, several cases of which
with resentment that the President
elect last week grunted an Interview
to a committee of the "German-American
Citizens' league" headed by the
notorloua George Sylvester Vlereck,
former editor of the Fatherland. Why
cannot this man and his colleagues,
who still cling desperately to their
hyphen, lie quiet until time and good
behavior have somewhat rehabilitated
them In the opinion, of decent Ameri
cans T Here are the demands, request
and opinions which these hyphenates
had the effrontery to present to the
President-elect :
1. Thnf Americans of German birth
should participate equally with their
fellow citizen In the government of
"our country."
2. Immediate peace with Germany
and the rejection of the "Infamous"
peace of Versailles.
3. A protest against the French an
nexation of the "ancient German
provinces of Alsace-Lorraine."
4. Immediate withdrawal of the
American forces from the occupied
portions of Germany.
A, Condemnation of British action
in Ireland us "In violation of the prin
ciples for which American blood was
shed aud American treasure lavished
In defense of the British empire dur
ing the World wnr."
6. CondemiiuHon of the "attempt to
embroil this country In a war with
Japan for the benefit of Great Britain."
7. Itejieal of the Panama canal tolls
set, which It haa been said would be
violation of our treaty with Great
Britain. ,
8. Opposition to eutangllng alli
ances, "especially any alliance with
Great Britain."
9. Investigation of the government
handling of alien property Is de
manded. HI. Immediate release of Kugene V.
Debs.
11. Resentment of attacks against
citizens of German descent
12. Prohibition condemned as "a
breeder of death, corruption and con
tempt for the law."
13. A study of Immigration "In
liberal spirit" urged.
Another man, who during the war
made himself only a little leas ob
noxious than Vlereck Oswald Gurri
son Vlllard ran Into a hornets' nest
when he undertook to deliver a Lin
coln birthday address at the Woman's
City club in Cincinnati. A great
crowd, made up largely of ex service
men snd men and women who lost
relatives In the war, tried to break
up the meeting, and only the Inter
vention of the police saved Vlllard
from possible Injury and enabled him
to go on with his speech.
Decidedly Interesting If not very
Important Is the attempt to Impeach
Culled Statea Judge Kenesaw M.
Land! of Chicago. The attack on
this spectacular Jurist, who Is both
much loved and much feared, came
from two sources and was bused on
two grounds, hut the actual move for
hi Impeachment waa made by Repre
sentative Benjamin Welty of Ohio,
who asks the senate to remove the
Judge from the bench because he ac
cepted the office of supreme arbiter
of organized baseball. The house
committee on Judiciary took up the
Welty charge, and also received an
opinion from Attorney General Pal
mer who ruled that Judge Lnnills had
committed no offense In holding the
two position. The other attack on
the Judge waa made by Senator N. B.
Dlul of South Carol Inn, who was eti
mged because Landia, In hearing the
case of an embezzling bank clerk, j
criticized the bank directors for pay
ing only f'.K) a month to a young man
who waa required to handle large
sum. the Judge acivptcd Dials
challenge with gleo and said some
rather cutting thing about the sen-
ator'a Interest in bank, cotton mills
and child labor. As Dial has not been
an especially Influential member of
the senate It Is not likely hi outbreak
will have result.
The emergency tariff hill, suniuiseil.
ly designed for the relief of the farm
er, was passed by the senate on
Wednesday, but Willi such consider-
able amendments that the senate and
house conferees faced a bard task In
trying to complete the uieaiuro for
submission to the Presldeut. Anyhow
their labor probably Is wasted, for It
Is assured that Mr. Wilson will veto
the bill, and the vote In the senate
Indicated thnf It cannot be passed there
over the veto. Party lines among the
senators were broken In the voting.
Among those who availed the meas
ure most bitterly were Moses of New
Hampshire and Edge of New Jersey,
both Republicans, and Reed of Mis
souri, Democrat. The senate Is now
going to get through with the 11 big
appropriation bills which It bas not
yet passed and which Mr. Harding
hn especially requested shall be en
acted at this session.
Only an Immediate application of
the principle of collective bargaining
will settle the railway labor contro
versy and avert a national crisis In
the transportation Industry, according
to B. M. Jewell of the railway em
ployees' department of the American
Federation of Labor. He told tho
railway labor hoard last week that the
fight of the executives on the national
agreements wa a smoke screen to
obscure the fundamental Issues, and
made these suggestions:
"First, that the hoard refer tha na
tional agreements which are now .be
fore it to a Joint conference of the
representatives of the railroads and
of the labor organizations with the
recommendation that their agreements
be adjusted by negotiations aa soon a
possible, the board agreeing to pasa
Immediately upon auy points of dif
ference which may 'arise from tho
negotiation a.
"Second, that the board request the
representatives of the railroads and
representatives of the labor organiza
tions to meet the board In conference
to consider the establishment of
boards of adjustment as contemplated
by the transportation pact.
"Third, that in reply to Mr. Atter
htiry's notice to the board and bis
subsequent letter to the chairman ad
vising him that he contemplates filing
a flood of individual complaints to re
duce the wages of unskilled employees,
the hoard recommend to Mr. Atter
bury that he meet In- general confer
ence with the representatives of the
employees affected so that the exist
ing general agreements will not be
Impaired and the matter brought to
the hoard in the form of a tingle
complaint."
That dreaded pest, typhus, baa In
vaded the United States through the
port of New Tork and there have
been several deaths already. It comes
from the Infected areas of Europe,
and Its spread here Is being effectual
ly fought by the strictest Inspection
of all Immigrants,
Discoveries made and documents)
seized by the police of Paris, Barce
lona and Milan have revealed a great
communist conspiracy to overthrow
the governments of France, Spain and
Italy, the date set for the revolution
being May 1. Funds for the conspira
tors came from Berlin in the form of
checks and were transmitted through
an American financial organization
that has Kuropeau headquarters la
Pari and brunches In Berlin and
Vienna. The French police say
soviet have been organized through
out France ready to take over ths
bunk, railroads and all civil service.
With the opening of the British par
liament last week Premier Lloyd
George once more "faced the hardest
fight of hla career." But be la used
to that now, and probably will again
emerge victorious over Ida npiMinenta.
To be sure, the opposition Is unusual
ly powerful this time, and. hss been
re-enforced by the addition of the
Cecil brothers. Lord Robert ami Lord
Hugh, who are quite Influential. At
toon ta King George bad delivered
the brief address from the throne tho
fight began In the house of commons,
Herbert Asquith, former premier, and
J. II. Thomas, lulior leader, heading
tha attack. Naturally, the Irish ques
tion supplied their chief ammunition.
In reply to questions the premier said
the situation In Ireland had improved
greatly In the last six month and that
If the British people would have pa
tience order would soon h restored.
"Boycotting bss completely ceased,
be said, "ttlnn Fein courts bava dis
appeared: tho police are recovering
their authority, and the magistrates)
tre coming back to the court.'

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