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FIGHT Oil REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS FOLLOWING EXAMPLE OF ' THE PROGRESSIVES. START IN CAMPAIGN OF 1914 Opening of Democratic Headquarters Delayed Until Wilson Makes His Appointments G. O. P. Leaders Still Hope for Amalgamation. By GEORGE CLINTON. Washlngtaon. Beginning not later than the first week In April, the cam palgnsof three parties for the con trol of the next house of representa tives will be In full progress. There "will ! be no halting. It is promised, at .the time of the 1914 elections, for it Is the Intention of the three political organizations to keep up the fight till the successor to Woodrow Wilson Is hosen in 1915. At the time the plans of the Pro gressive party and the details of its campaign beginnings were given in these dispatches recently it was in timated that the Democrats and the Republicans might be heard from in a few dayB. Now it is fully assured that the Democratic and the Republican parties are to follow ' the early ex- ample of the Progressive party In starting Its campaign, and each of me oiaer parties nopes mai u maj profit thereby. j The Republican leaders have just announced that headquarters Bhortly will be opened in the city of Wash- Ington and that the endeavor will be to "readjust matters" and to put the organization into fighting condition I for the battle of 1914. I The Democrats have not yet made j miblic announcement hut vour cor- respondent is able to give their plans. The Democratic national committee will be called to meet in Washington just prior to the Inauguration of PresI- dent-elect Wilson. While here the It seems' to be the general be- both because American citizens and The body of Marsh was found by members of the committee, after a Uef in Washington that the sen- their property must be protected and the roadside near Lyna on the morn ronferenr with Mr Wilson' win nn- ate will pass and the Dresident will TfRTsctpd and also because this nation ing of April 12. 1912. He had been point four or five men to act as lead- oim n n rsmmira vMii1 hfiii h mn. tinuous from now until the Dresi- dentlal election of 191R. the first IS months to be elven over Tareelv to ef- forts to make sure that In 1914 the party shall re-grip its present ma- jority in the house of representatives. nm v,. ., headquarters in New York but already they are planning to have an auxiliary office In Washington for the purpose of giving immediate and direct mib- licity to such national lee1slatlv ae-1 tlon as they think will appeal to the . . - . . I ppie m Denau 01 continued lemo- ratic rule. Walt for Wilson Appointments. It is known that the Democrats would like to open headquarters at once, but they are held from so doing by a curious and Interesting fact. They do not know what men Mr. Wilson in tends to appoint to office. It is im possible for the Democrats today to ask any man of political prominence and of known campaigning strength " .yuD,' "l IV - . , I who are looked upo "yheir narty , "e Ked ' "P0" .y 1 . r pa colleagues as eminently fit ln a mili tant and strategic way to ' meet the leaders of Progressiveism and Repub licanlsm in the field, but the fear, or if not fear the belief, is that most of these men will be given government places by Mr. Wilson, which will keep them from giving anything but coun sel to the chiefs of the active political f organization. The Republicans closed their Wash ington office some time ago and It ' th was thought that it might not be re- ooened for a lone time, but the l-ad- ers of. the party' realized that the ' " - i closing of the office might be con strued as an . act of v hopelessness Militant .counsel, has prevailed and the Republicans are to get Into the ZIZ:7,m" Sv Y"1!8!0:?' k 'n. r .h.,. hope, II only thenLhelleve fere lone thi mav lose its angles befcre lone thu o,min, 0 f mm" .J" assurance oi mat prestige In two lines of fiehtine men an.l???1 notnin' each other.. That ta..the Republicans continue to hope that some sort of an arrangement can be made by which u v.. -r,r 4 yi'Cl,-JZ the Progressives can be brought back into the ranks. The. Republican leaders who talk with' the Progressive leaders are con ,HnH thi.t thpm'lo no t nm9iMmatinn .n,Mfl;: -o " --" ; i i - .. :r : .mi rih....iB -rrj?up.peme"a.,,y .Terence to the ma- i,;::: I,-: r . " I-raming Tariff Bills. The 'Democratic -majority - of the ways ana means committee is just uiirnus wurn i irammg the tariff billswhlch will, be in- troduced at the.extra sefisibn. When wUe,0 feW W6n.. rB will be some new members of the way ana owu commaiee, ana ox wuiD uicr . wMBuitcu auoui me Diiispreparea oy weir Dretnren of longer service, .but the majority o m yresem . commmee win pe tne camue iua.juin.y vi uic iiexi com- mlttoa onn an tho rvnla vrl.li A 1 hotno- fr r,a;V. i. V ms . UlWIICDUUUaUlI Wilt be tb ones to be introduced at the cext session. . .; -. , The hearings - granted to the ex- porters, importers and manUiaCtUr- r oi me country by .the ways and means committee n were ended Friday x . ' - 2. U' TiT coTUtee look a few daysV rest before starting on the work of framing tnV blHs. One, thing can be said for the men bers: They certainly gave the ear of attention to everybody who cared to. open his mouth to speak for or against any schedule. It seems now that the net results of the hearings will be that the Un derwood bills of the last session, vir tually in the form in which they were then presented, again will be given to the house for sanction, and later will be sent to the senate to run a course of tariff and free trade criti cism. It is said by men in congress. Democrats and Republicans, that Mr. Underwood expects his bills' after the senate has considered them will come back to him considerably disfigured. Much Depends on Wilson. The bills will be passed by the house unquestionably almost as Mr. Underwood, in behalf of his commit tee, presents them, and Just how much punishment they will undergo at the hands of the senate. Democratic con servatives', aided perhaps by some of the high tariff Republicans, depends probably largely upon how staunch to the house bills in their original . .. L form. Democrats say that the pres- r ident-elect can save the measures vlr- tuauy as they pass the house ir neinaa iea uuiu -.- - chooses to interpose a violent de-1 to the naval or other measures thus fense. ' I far taken, which are measures of The wool bill which will go over to the senate probably will be the wool bilr of last session. The bouse I measure, however, was not the one which was vetoed by President Taft Some of the Progressive-Republicans In the senate antagonised the bill In itg pre9ented f0rm ftnd were aljed in their antagonism by some of the nmroti omnm n-h tKmi'bt Mr I Underwood's bill made cuts in the rates which were too deep. The pres- j ident therefore, did not veto Mr. Un- derwood'e bill. He vetoed what may be called the senate bill, and if the senate at the extra session shall I insist upon a compromise, Mr. Wll-1 Bon may 043 called upon to sign a wool DiI1 which will be called by the name of Underwood, but will bear the se- crei marK or some senator wno sue- ceeded ln effecting a compromise, Rockefeller Plan Favored. sl&n the bill recently sanctioned br the house of rpnrKpntAtivts for the Incorporation of what is known as the Rockefeller Foundation. There waa. opposition to the incorporation ot the Rockefeller Institutional founda- tion and it was thought at one time that the representatives would fail to sanction it. but a change suddenly came over theIr temPer and the bill weilt throuh bT entirely unexpect- ed majority. It is now for the senate uu lue iriuw act. Ai the country knows. Mr. Rocke- wants tne national legislature to i.nrnnrofA s. .i n,ki.v, uq um cBmuiisucu iu uiuei iaw 11 I may do its work with the government I n net inn hark nf 1ta nHaTnr The proponents of Incorporation say that - - - " r-v. - l the good which will come from the expenditure of Mr. Rockefeller's mil-1 lions along the proposed lines can- I not be measured. They say that the j government is not committed to any-1 thing except an act of incorporation and that there can be no real oddosI- . wv-v mav waacu vu I what they cair false sentiment. There &re 0ther Views on thi3 queSUoD the falsity of sentiment, but inasmuch as the measure has been approved by a house which supposedly jras hos- Uie, It Bee IDS llKeiy mat tne senate. I supposedly less hostile, will give Its - - sancuon ana mat Mr. Talt will give t r -j ms Bignaiure. rusaae Against Hookworm. I The moment that the Rockefeller I rounaauon.mil becomes a-law. the In- corporators will - announce -' the en- trance upon a field of labor which, I .T. ' tZ"l " - . . u.ulou Tuiu-priii irniniAnr r rv nn.aAf I r -.0....t..v IUO - lHUiWOCU I incorporation. The Rockefeller money Is to be, used in part for a world-wide crusaae against the hookworm dis- ease, . ine Kocseieuer sanitary com- Mn.t only thing now IT J b - g l make the work a success i.. .... Blve excePl incorporation papers sane- tioned bv ther d , Z, "2? of T UnTtef Tatei. P , W - ihe Kockeleller sanitary commis- sion has been co-operating with the department of state to the extent of communicating with the American 1 . . . vv.u.11- rpnrpRPnrTlTPn in nil fnra n. I ne? a8Klng Aor formation on the I noOKWOrm ftllhlorf 1 .nttoro al.n k... IMSL'S? 1 -p lauuo Md the sports received have been terlal onme m tlle 8Urseon general's omce m wasnington. This preliminary inoulrv. hnn chnvn that the hookworm infection Ir wM. enread - In forty-six foreign mintrie including an area of 14,464,158 square miles and 919,858,153 Inhabitants. The countries include Italy, India. Algeria, unuaa Kast Amca, Egypt. Tunis, Panama, Peru and most of the South American republics. Wales, Germany. (The Netherlands, Belgium, France and Snain are affected with thA hnirw disease, but the trouble is almost wUoUy confined to the mining Indus- I tries I uo waaui b umi il ikir. MOCKeieUer . - . T , 7 JJ" "7".. "'.J' U1 ie eraa- jcation or xne nookworm, -lisease. something like 50 per cent ofadded I onurmr orit . offl.hin.r . i.i Mines will be the result to sav nothing h mr. v,.. f I .jt-. ww tujtut iu UCUIU VI Hill' llona of people: which -means alsW im provement in happiness. aOEROISlIED PRESIDENT TAFT SENDS EXECU TIVE OF MEXICO, A CURT - . MESSAGE. DEMANDS END OF REVOLUTION Washington CWef Also Asserts the Lieutenant In This Country Re quests End of "Dangerous Situa tion'sBattle l Still On In Capital. Washington. Feb. 18. A curt note of warning in reply to Madero's ap Deal that the .United States keep "hands off" of Mexico was telegraphed by President TafL It passed on th wires news that the battle in tne Mex ican capital had been renewed and was being waged as hotly as ever In this, its ninth day. President Taffs message follows: tam "From . our jxcellenys- telegram ed mat your exceiienc t A - Viq rr11fv nr thft " . ,r.: "kh uniiea owes ioru natsral precaution The ambassador teiegrapnea m wuu enovign to snow mm your itcfti.. . - L 1 l.nJ tVilo ftkft ue IUICU "Ufc 1 Your excellency must, therefore. bo aware that the reports which ap- pear to have reached you that orders havo already been given to land forces were Inaccurate. "Thft ambassador who is fully in- formed, is nevertheless again instruct- ed to afford you any desired informa- tlon Fresh assurances of friendship to Mexico are unnecessary after two years of proof of patience and good will "la view of the special friendship! and relations between the two coun- j trieB I cannot too strongly impress up- on your excellency the vital import- -mce 0f early establishment or tnat real peace and order which this gov-J eminent has so long hoped to see. I sympathizes deeply with the afllictions nf the xioilun nponle. 1 "in reciprocating the anxiety shown i,v vonr excellency's message, I feel it mv dutv to add sincerely and with- out reserve that the course of events during the last two years, culminating in the present most dangerous situa- tinn creates in this country extreme pessimism and the conviction that the present paramount duty Is the prompt relief of the situation. "WILLIAM H. TAFT. The telegram was given out by Seo- retary Knox as soon as he had been .i a t o- n.sntatirm tn fh I ,muiu;u v i Aiexican preaiueuu Censorship Causes Suspense Mexico City vas virtually cut off juuivu " v i frota the outside world by the impo-1 eition of an Iron censorship. With no direct news dispatches from there, and only one official dis patch from Ambassador Wilson, which giniDly said fighting had been resumed Jnd that the armistice . had been vw vn-At Tnft and officials I uiu&u, & aw.v.-.. " - WH1LPO in HUBUCUSe. I m. HTtrhM filtered down ttom Mexico City to Vera Cruz and mnoa Jra rW,med. xr. toiomnhPd Hose friends in Washington that he "expected definite i " Thnoe HisnatrhPR rcBUJliO CJ ovuu. - " through prompUy. The Mexican embassy declared that - - - nn AtaMtta whatever had been re- I 44 maw sy-w. w-ww . - . reived there and that It was depending on nre'ss dispatches, for its informa- tior. of the fighting in Mexico City. uaPH to Obtain Troon Shlos. Tho nrmv has" cone as far as It can uner Preseni "ranBfe:,A Zll sible troop movemem xo iaexicu. iub Mon 1Q 8enU SU eipcUlHUUarjr lUlVO . . , i . I from Galveston has been. 'confronted wtth Roma difficulties in securing mer- cnant ships. ThA miartermaster sreneral has an opportunity to ret some tIe-BhIPs. but It would take a week to fit them DUt It WOUia laite a wees vu in. wciu out It may be finally decided to send eome ot the transports at . Newport News around to Galveston: Meanwhile with the army Dractical- Meanwnue. wim tne am ,y markiDg tIme' and offlclals waited in 1 navy stand- suspense for news of the stirring, events which are believed to be taking place behind the veil at. Mexico City, j . Disturbed by Censorship I i .v ix. tx. : uiu 11 18 KUOWU mat L11C luiug mv.u President . Taft and the cabinet now j nt. j .v . t "l L- I ico -.lLV. Uf tlli V -. UllCUJUl Ull tUt UCL1 . of the Madero government to put a censorship on dispatches to this gov erament The Isolation of the United States mhas8v and foreJners wrrald h one of the first thincs to force the landine of troona n Mexican soil at thl lnns tare." ISarllest dispatches to the state de- partment were largely confirmatory of earlier reports, apd officials were watching the resumption of the battle In Mexico City anxiously. FOUR KILLED, IN LABOR Troops Are Being Rushe& to Mary- ivtlie. La,, to CJuell Dieturbance ; at Lumber Mills., Baton Rouge, Ja., Feb, IS. Troops I are belPs hurried to Maryyille. in the BO ath western part of the state. whertt four men were . killed and 24 injured M . .... ' wuur iwi. : lue-qmureaJs is sejuel to ,.tha: trouble in the ne.Ty , lumber iniii3 at Grabow last falL . I VOLUNTEERS IN RANKS OF SUFFRAGETTE ARMY General" Jones and Enthusiasts Joined by Recruits When "Hike" Is Resumed From Philadelphia. Philadelphia, Feb. 1 18.-The HtUe "army" of Buffragettes which arrived here and resumed its journey toward Washington includes eight women in addition to the -commander, "General Rosalie Jones, who have walked the entire distance from New York. They are: -Colonel" Ida Craft, "Corporal" Martha Klatschen, Miss Elizabeth Aid rich. Mrs. Johon Boldt, Miss Pheobe Hawn, Mrs. George Wend, Miss Con stance Leupp and Miss Minirva Crow ell. Miss Elizabeth Freeman, one ot whose distinctions is Jail sentences in England and America, rode most of the day in the "gospel wagon-. Mrs. Olive Schultz, official scout, and Mrs. Mary ' Baird, who succumbed to the rigors of the Metuchen-Prince-ton forced march of 27 miles, were in the scout car, bringing the total num ber of women still with the little cav- alcade up to 12, exclusive of "war cor- wfl nambr nearly a respondents,' half hundred. when tpe band, refreshed by a night's rest, started on its journey for Chester, 14 miles away, several new recruits went along. Including Miss Helene Bergmark of Marble, Colo.; Mrs. W. B. Rulon, Mrs. W. T. Williams of this city, and Miss Virginia Patsch- ke of Lebanon. Pa. Mrs. Williams. while a resident of Wyoming, voted for President McKlnley. : MARSH .MURDER TRIAL IS ON Californian Accused as Slayer of Mass achusetts Soap Maker 100 to Tesetlfy. f Salem, Mass., Feb. 18. Several per sons who had known the prisoner at his home in Stockton, Cal.. were here when the trial of William A. Dorr, ac- cused or the murder of George B. Marsh, a wealthy soap manufacturer of Lynn, was opened shot to death the night before Marsh was seventy-six years old and a widower. The alleged motive of the crime, as set forth by the prosecutor, in volves a legacy of ?10),000 which the late James Marsh of Stockton, it is claimed, left In truct to the murdered man, his brother, for Orpha Marsh, an aunt of Dorr. Dorr made his home with his aunt and it was she who gave him up to the police. The state contends that Dorr came east and for several days before ars B"BB i JoUtA Burned name ln L.ynn. Judge Joseph Marsh was killed lived under an as- 01n ....m.. Un,. .i.. mn F. Qulnn presides. More than witnesses have been summoned. . . . . . - . . - . . . LIuHTHUUSt PUn Tnt oLlNU Taft Will Open New York Refuge on February 22 for Those Who - Cannot See. New York, Feb. K. On Washing ton's birthday President Taft will , vhich the New York Association for j r "o the Blind has just completed in East Fifty-ninth street, this city. This building, which is both a club- house and a settlemett for the blind. UBS ueu latuiuucu uu iuc uaw ui perlments made In all parts of the world for the comfort of those who cannot see. ! Joseph H. Choate will preside. When the president arrives at the "light house" a delegation of - blind boy scouts will meet him and serve as his escort to the seat of honor. Tn PPOMITF ' QAPIM . HPWTPRQ iv . www..- w. ..w Russell Sage Workers Start Move- ment to Utilize School Buildings , After Hours. New York. Feb. 18. The Russell sage Foundation, through its depart - - ment of recreation, has sent , letters to the heads' of the several state fed erations of women's - clubs, urging them to begin campaigns at once to secure legislation authorizing the use of -public . schools, for social . centers. Miss Margaret Woodrow Wilson, daughter of President-Elect Wilson, is interested in the movement, and is as sisting in the preliminary work to se cure the use of all, put lie school build ings after school hours. , ' . BRYCE TALKS TO CLERGY I . British Ambassador Principal Speaker at Luncheon Given by the New r York Federation of Churches.. t New York, Feb. 18. James Bryce, the British ambassador, -was the guest of honor and the principal speaker at a luncheon given here by the clerical conference of the New York Federa Uon of .Churches.. All Protestant de- nominations, were represented at' the gatherings as . well. -jia ministers of the Roman . Catholic church and ,a number of rabbis. Mr. Bryce deliv ered his parting wordu to the religious forces of the city, arid touched' upon matters of interest concerning moral- ityy and religion in England and the United States. ; ' -. Thinks Mother Burglar; Shoots Her. San Francisco, Cal.; Feb. 18.- Mrs 1 Marie Henderson, former wife of W. J. Henderson, musical crTtic ot the New York Sun, was accidentally shot here by her daughter, Mrs. F. II. Petrie. who though her mother was 'a bur glar. ; The vouhd .wb slight.. ' GRETE IS ABANDONED POWERS SURRENDER ISLAND TO GREEKS LATTER'S FLAG IS HOISTED. TURKS DEFEAT MONTENEGRIN Latter Lose 3,000 Troops in Futile Attack Upon Sultan's Soldiers on the Heights, Dominating Fortress i of Scutari. London,' Feb. 18. Turkish soldiers on Monday attempted to assassinate and succeeded in badly wounding En ver Bey,. the young Turk leader. Athens. Feb. 18. The protecting powers. Great Britain, Russia, France and Italv. evacuated the Island of Crete Sunday, and the Greek flag was hoisted amid enthusiastic demonstra tions by the Cretans. Vienna, Feb. 18. That relations be tween Austria-Hungary and Russia are at a dangerous-1 tension? was indi cated by an alarmist editorial pub lished by the Relchspost, organ of the Austro-Hungarlan heir-apparent. Archduke Franz Ferdinand. The writer declared the days of the conferences of ambassadors of the powers in London were numbered, "as the differences between Russia and Austria-Hungary , on Albanian ques' tions are far too great to be bridged over by such means." .He added that the London, conferences could be ex pected to succeed ln what Prince Ho henlohe - Waldenburg - Schilllngsfuerst failed to achieve when he carried an autograph letter from Emperor Fran cis Joseph to Emperor Nicholas. London. Feb. 18. Montenegrins lost 3,000 men in a futile attack February 13 against the Turks on the heights of Tarabosch and Birdltza, dominating the fortress of Scutari. savB a dis patch from Constantinople Sunday. Montenegro has inflamed affairs by making another appeal ' for Russian support. IMPORTANT NEWS f 1 1 IMVia j Charleston, W. Va.. Feb. 15. Col. William Seymour Edwards, candidate for United States senator, was arrest ed here Thursday on a warrant Issued by Justice Marion Gilchrist, charged with bribing Delegate S. U. O. Rhodes, one of the fire men arrested February 12. Edwards furnished bonds. Cleveland. Ohio, Feb. 14. Sensa tional charges are contained in an anti-trust suit for the dissolution of the Cleveland Stone company and its subsidiaries filed here Wednesday by order of Attorney General Wlcker- sham. To acquire monopoly In. the building paving, curbing and grind stone business, the "stone trust" is charged with influencing architects by a money consideration or by con ferring favors" to specify its stone in their building plans. Denver. Colo.. Feb. IS. Mayor Hen ry J. Arnold removed George Creel from the position of police commis sioner Saturday, after hearing of the charges filed against Creel when he was suspended two weeks ago. Los Angeles. Cal., Feb. 17. Their faces singed with powder and their uniforms perforated by revolver bul lets, two policemen managed to arrest three . members of a band of five al leged automobile bandits Friday. HONOR "UNCLE JOE" CANNON President Taft and Other Notables Attend Banquet Given to the Veteran Ex-Speaker. Washington. Feb. 17. "Uncle Joe- Cannon of Illinois, former speaker of the house, was the guest of honor at a big farewell banquet Saturday night. given. by members. of the senate and house and others ln public life. After nearly forty years. of service in the house. Mr. Cannon goes out in March. President Taft attended the ban quet, and delivered a speech. Other men. high In public life spoke also. and a feature of the evening was a "stunt" by the newspaper correspond ents who hive "covered" the veteran member from Illinois for years. ADMITS HE KILLED DETECTIVE Chicago dandit Makes Full Confei sion of Crimes and Is Promised His Life Shall Be Spared. Chicago. Feb. 17. Robert Webb, the captive, bandit, confessed to State's Attorney Maclay Hoyne that he is the slayer of Detective Peter M. Hart. He also confessed his part in the. automobile bandit raids, revealing the - strong organization that existed auu (uitJiKnuus uusmesHs men- as among his , confederates. : Many- - ar? restsT.will follow Webb's confession. In return "-for his .confession' the death penalty will not be demanded. State's Attorney Hoyne wil . consent to Im prisonment for life as -Webb's 'punish- O'Rourke Wins Damage Suit. London, Feb. 17. The king's branch division of the . high court Friday awarded Thomas O'Rourke, the box ing promoter. $250 in his suit for dam ages against the ' proprietors of Box Ing, a sporting publication. Nat Go ad win Loses Auto Suit. juoa Angeies. jai.. 'eb. 17. A. C. Harrington a . Santa Monica grocer, who sued Nat Goodwin, the actor, for $10,000, ", W8.s awarded $1,000 Friday. Goodwin's automobile ran the grocer down some, time-; ago. "; Cooduetd by tk National Woman's fUria- AFTER YOUR BOY AND MINE. Wolf of Strong Drink Is Crouching Beside Cradle of Sleeping Qlue- Eyed Darling. "The liquor people are after your boy and mine, and you cannot settle this question on the principle of high or low license. It Is a principle that does not settle anything by the stand ard of right and wrong and until it is settled this way the liquor people will continue to be after you, after your boys and girls and after mine. And I want to say to you fathers and moth ers, that you have not in your midst tonight a Bingle cradle wherein in sleeping a blue-eyed darling, but that beside that cradle is crouching the wolf of strong drink, said Judge J. C--McWhorter of West Virginia in a re--' ent speech. "You have not a child' that runs romping and playing, but that over "it hovers the vulture of the saloon. You cannot send one of your children upon an errand upon the street tonight, but that the serpent of strong drink is ifohowing upon his trail. From out the shadows and darkness all about you, there la reach ing the gaunt and bony hand of the saloon after your boys and girls, and the saloon must have theBe boys and girls for the money it pays the state, or go out of business. The question is whether you want to supply the children or whether you want some body else .to supply them." LIQUOR TRAFFIC IN NIGERIA Women ,Have Become So Degraded That They Pawn Their Children to Get Gin. One of the saddeEt facts in connec tion with the liquor traffic is that said traffic Is destroying the .work of ail the foreign missionary organization of the world. It was the writer's privilege to be ln London July 11, 1911, when a delegation of one hun dred missionary representatives laid the matter before the British cabinet requesting the British government to call a conference of the world .powers n regard to Africa. Bishop Tugwell. L bishop of the Church of England. whose diocese Is northern and south ern Nigeria, said: "The women have become so degraded . that they pawn their children to get gin." The conference of world powers was called January, 1912. England. Germany and one. or two other pow ers were willing to stop this destruc tion of missionary work, but France and Belgium and Holland refused to stop the sale to the natives. Hervey Wood in the National Advocate. W0RKINGMAN AND SALOON Total Abstainer Mas Preference Be cause He Can Be Relied Upon to Be at His Work. I have worked In the factories. mills and mines of this country for many long years, and have seen the effect of the liquor traffic upon the se curity of the worklngman's employ ment. In all legitimate occupations, the total abstainer haB the preference. for he can be relied upon to be at his work when he Is expected, and not spend one-third or one-half of the first part; of each, week ln getting over the influences of a drunken carousal. The railroad companies will not employ an engineer or a - conductor that fre quents the saloon, and ln many other Industrial walks the same rule ob tains. Everyone tacks such corpora tions up in this stand, and the worfe lngmen are beginning to realize what such a practice means to them. When, they fully appreciate the situation, there will be an absolute end to the liquor traffic. JS IT RIGHT? Is It right to build churches to sav men, and at the same time license shops that destroy men? Is It right to license a man to sell that which will make a man drunk, and then punish the man for being drunk? "-'. " Is it right to license a man to make paupers, and then to tax sober men to take care of them? Is it right to license a saloon to teach vice and then to tax people for schools to teach virtue? Is it right to derive a revneue out of a traffic which no decent man de fends? Is it right to teach your boy to be honest, and then vote to license a place where be may be taught to gamble?, Ta It- Hrht tit tVa rara nf aiii n?n boy, and vote to license a - place which will ;ruin yonr; neighbor's boy? : Is it right to ; preach justice and charity, and then vote to license 1 a thingiWhich robs the widows and or phans of their bread? Exchange. No Government Bar." The Canadian government, follow Ing the lead of the United States, recently prohibited the sale of intoxicating liquors In the army canteens. The liquor dealers have been making sub tle attempts to restore the army grog geries. hut Colonel Hughes, minister ot militia, has put a quietus on the. movement, v stating that the "govern- menx win not act as bartender to serve 'drinks to fellows who are fool ish enough to bo addicted to the-tahlt."