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THE SOUTH BEND NEWS-TIMES SOUTH BEND NEWS-TIMES Morning: Evening Sun Jay. THE NEWS-TIMES PRINTING CO. CABRILL K. SCJIMSKS. Preal lent J. y. eTEI'llNS')N. fnMliiher. joun unsKV zLvna. E-iitor. Member United Press Associations. t Vforolar Edition. MEMnn; aasociated trf:!. Tt Attuti i'rem ! eirtumelj entitled to t& t.f:r tpat.lrat!n of all nwt ,Ja;stiieii created to U or net credited in tu paper, an. 2 also the !k1 wi puM.i'i fcerala. TMa d x not apply to our fafternvn paper, rifht of rrpnbUr-ttiun of p'la: dltit-tie Istreiu art Un4 t Ui ubiu&era aa to both editions, office; no w. coifu at. frtrt IXoa Tbona 1131 Bill rtoB 210 CHI tt tu fttc cr teitpona iLot cainri n1 m 1" parttnnt ant-1 Edrtnrtal. A1rrtl!nsr. CT.rrnlatieti or ArroonUBj Tor "nt ad," If jour imüi I Wi the t'p., iriory. bill win msilM after Insertion. Rrrt ta , Hon to hotloewat. bal ier.jt!oi. por deiUerY f l,,n I'icpLr.r. atr-Hr. -tf.. K,end cf ,lpartm-nt ltr wL5t",,y, tri dealJaa;. T? Xn-Tlmfi ria th!rt-en tri- llnc, tu 'Oicn raind to Horn I'ton 1151 aii.1 Dfll Ti9X UBWRIPTION RATEST Morning und r.TPn'ats I'1"" 'arl Orpr, 3c; Surda7. fr. Delivered zztt In So"n rfnd and Miahivraka. 7 00 pr toar In tdvane. or 15 br tri eek. Mornlnr and Ltunln MlMr.. dnllr ln tdlng Sauday. br tat! and Inside l.V) mll-i rretn o-ith Krd. 40.- per mnnta. lue two monthi; AV por month thereafter, or H f"0 pT T' tn adno. all otbr fy mal $5.-) pr year or .VK- per niontli. EntefeC at tV. Sowta Iia4 poatoSJr m vcool cUat mall. rEKTTSlNO RATES : Ak the adTerlM.'i yilJ'Ji?11 m AdTrt1!nr lrntatUei: O'JNT:. I-OHEN7.EN MAN, 225 Fifth Ar, New York City, nnd 72 Adama sr. AD VE KT IST NO b1rEro. Yhe" Newa-Titr.ea eridt.irora to kop 1U ad rertislu efratided tbmiijrh patrcnag of any adTerr.a'mcnt in inn paper .wlli mnfr a faror on the iECdcement by rtparting D facta completely. JULY 26. 1919. CONSUMER AND PROFITEER. Few hous'-wives haVf j.ationco to rMI lengthy columns of testimony arirl denials and accusation and counter-accusations and technical evasions and statistics and letalis gen rally about government investigation, but there is hardly a housewife in the country who docs not know, and who has not known for month.-', that romethini; was radically wrong tbout th meat situation. Tleu up closely with th nicit situation Is the shoe situation. There is manifestly no excuse either for the retail ?tco of meat or the retail price of t-hoe. That both should rif-e as the dollar drops is natural. But when it comes to paying 10 to 1?. dollars for white canvas shoe, or 50 cents or more for a pound of lamb In the lmb prison why, the value, fdmp'.y is not in them The difference between the cost plug honest profit and the ret.iil price is simply a hold-up, and th"r is no u ive explanation which will satisfy the vict?m. During the war wonderful thinjrs were accom plished by concentration of the public mind upon one point after another. The nation was able to save food in an astonishing manner because the whole nation put it mind at once to saving food. Other things were (lone in the same way sweaters were knitted and shells were made and ships were built and camps sprang up like mushrooms. This matter of profiteering in necessities is just as important as any of those matters were, and it is juft as needful that it be settled now and once for nil. If we let thU slip, we are in for it, with no recourse. The absolute concentration of the public minj upon the profiteering t,ituction, the determina tion that some way must be found to deal with peo ple who try to grow rich upon the fundamental needs of the people, is imperative. If every Individual will make it plain to his sen ator and congressman that he wants an effective check put upon the precd of the packing industry and the clothing anc? shoeing and other vital Indus tries, something will be done about tt. This Is not vapuely up to some commission. It is a matter def initely up to each man and woman in the country. THE 1.000 PERCENT COMMUNITY. Which community will score l.oOO points and prove to he the Utopia of the Alleghany mountains? That is what 23 communities of West Yirtfnia are trying to find out. The system Wa .started two years ao to encour age a higher standard of life in the rural sections. T c points cover nine general headings: History, government, business, farms, clubs, homes, school?, churches and health. The scoring is done by members of the community tuemselves. acting with representatives from the state department cf schuols an 1 of health and the State Sunday School associati ap, .a nd state university. A year ago the highest score reached by any com munity Mas 7 3 4 points, so it tan be seen that even communities smirKlin toward definito standardj of perfection still fall sadly short. Hut the effect of ?jrh a contest as this upon the lifo and lnbits oi a reople svrely has a value b-ykiid any possibility of mathematical ex;ression. GOOD TASTE. There is a va&uc fueling in the minds of many people that black velvet hats in Aupust are not in Rood taste, r.ut they arc "in style," and so people wear them. Many people feel vatjueH that it is not in pood taste for younc .uirls to make up like stage I'tople before the footlights. 'V.ool taste" seems an elusive thing the pot at the r.d of the rainl "v something they are always chasing but which they nev r rtal'.y understand. Yet it :s simple Rood taste requires only that a person be ir harmony with his environment. An authority on t th tics sus that black velvet hats are nut in Kood taste in August because, while l laik t!et is a fabric warm, comfortable, pleasant t look up-n in winter winds and snows, it is hot and intolerable under the sun of sumnu r. The woman who w.-ars a fur to protect her from sharp win. Is in motor-drt ir.c r on a boat in sum- rner may hr in ood taste She : em.'ves it when the need is past. The woman h vars fur neck pitce on city str . ts with the tht rmometer hoverinrr arout f".' deCret-s l: r.t in cood t.st-. no matter what the style. It is not the thine in it If that marks taste or the lack of It. The thuv whi.h ;nts its purpose is al ways Hi rood tast6 Nothir.fr else 1. Good taste r"i'urts bright con er.ition. one's t.st stru s. rr,"'s eh-'o-r t v it. at a dinner table Good taste in a sailboat re-uu s silt n- and peace. When the man at the w heW of hat or automobile 1 neicotiatir.. a dltia ::lt l it if pass tue. -on l taste Tellur s tliat th other pe :.p"-. whiteer thir rrivate j j.lcr.ie r.t. rp their nvoths ticht shut un til the eniTCt-nev :s o r. Thtre la o".e sirup e rule ly wl;i h to t- t all things and artlons. Does It suit Its purpose? Does it suit the other life around it? If so, it in in ifood taste. THAT PRIVATE STOCK. A eood many people will breathe a long sixh of lelief at the decision of conSrtsa that private stocks of ll'iuor phall not be declared unlawful. There are a ood many cellars in this country v. here the preserv closet Is largely Riven over to Icohol preserves, j.nd there would have been wail ini; and unashin? of teeth sure enough had these hoards been declared subject to search and seizure. fSut they are s-fe for the present, anway, the only stipulation being that their use shall be con fined to memberj of the f-mlly and "genuine guests." That the habit of bein? a genuine guet will be cultivated from now on oes without sayir.pr. whil any full-&rown man would gladly offer himself for adoption by any one of a number of hi friends who laid in a blather stock than he did. Iirte fam ilies of prown children may become o.uite popular. Nor need the ardent champion of prohibition champ unduly at this protection of individual stocks ot liquor. At the rate most of them are disappearing it will not be Ion;; before all men have joined tho ranks of the mourners, sorrowing as those who have no hope, and all cellars once mote will boast of perfect drainage. OIL ON THE ROAD. If there its one thins worse than no oil cn the road in the dusty summer time. It is too much oil. Xo modern improvement has done more for the comfort of those v hosa homes and places of busi ness lie along main traveled ways than the prac tice of spraying these roads with oil; but when in stead of a fair amount carefully distributed the road is flooded, what should be a blessing becomes a nuis ance. It is bad alike for motorist and pedestrian, and when tracked into houses it works ruin on carpets and rugs There is no reason why the work of oil-spreading should not be done carefully; and, comfort aside, certainly economy demands that so expensive a substance be used in such a. manner that the be.A result will be obtained with the least waste possible. Speaking of the house shortage, there are !0, 000 people hcmeless in the city of Lens. France. Three thousand of them are camping out in corru gated iron huts left by the Hritish army. Detter think again before you complain about the rent. The dry sleuths of one city report that no less than 600 liquor dealers are keeping the wolf from the door by selling booze privAtely in their own homes. That's a rum way of making a living. According to the authorities, Dr. Karl Muck has not been deported, but still is interned at Fort Oglethorpe No more running amuck for him. These are boom limes for wildcat oii and mining concerns. No wise man takes any stock in them. Mot of the people now demanding "f.'ccdom cf fcpecch" really want freedom of screech. Other Editors Than Ours OWNING Tili: KAI ITH. (Dearborn IndcciKlcnt.) One of the most impressive chapters in public revelation is being written in Britain, where Robert Smillie, the leader of the miners, has had the coal-land-owning dukes on the grill. It was a curious, and unequal contest, with one of the shrewdest, most alert men in public life on the one side for Smllhe. is all of that; and on the other side a group of men, with a very bad case, basing all their arguments on tenets made unpopular during the wa and whoso defense was forced to be that very pr.lege and caste which the war aimed to throw down forever. It was brought out that each of a small group of peers owned coal-bearing acreage, from a few thou sands of hundreds of thousands of acres, from which huge royalties were derived, at absolutely no cost of initiative, labor, or service of any kind. Starting from that point Mr. Srfiillle undertook to trace the source of this property. The conclusion was easily predictable; the prop erty passed to the distant ancestors of the present peers as gifts from kings and usually for trifling service, classified vapruely as loyalty. More than that, in the case of the peer who owns much of Wales, the fact was brought to light that the original deed of gifts is considered pretty generally to be a forgery on the part of the ancestor himself, the king at that time being a minor. Thus a lad in his teens was permitted to bestow. and a peer was permitted to accept, a free gift of the richest part of Wales, to be held in perpetuity by the one family who would, of course, sell the produc tion of the land back to the original owners, the Welsh people, at f;t prices. The effect nf these revelations on the public mind has been very painful, and the coal-owning dukes are uneasy, as they well may be. Mr. Smiljie drove his point home by nskinp each if he would be will ing for the land, or part of it, to be divided up among returned soldiers. I -lach peer, of course, said stoutly, no! Yet. as Mr. Smillie meaningly pointed out. that was precisely how their ancestors got it. The investigation has moved the Uriti?h coal in dustry one step toward nationalitation. Mil. WILSON AND HISTORY. (Gera M Stanley Ixt in tho Sat unlay Evening It.) The dislike that men who get what they want as a rule out of other men have for Pres't Wilson, v hen they try to gtwhat they want out of Mr. Wilson s partly due to the fact that all the ordinary human wiles in a man when tried on a man like Mr. Wiison do not wile. Mr. Wilson cares for a different set of things, and lie is daily truelng his conduct and his contact to a ditTerent standard of Judgment and to another set of values. Before he makes a judg ment Mr. Wilson habitually takes a walk with a hundred years. Sometimes he walks backward with it hundred years, sometimes forward. But he has an historical imagination and is alwafs going off and twkinc lonely walks with a century or so. He never force is that he is j.i author of histories. "If a hun dred, years from now I should ce writing the history ot what I do this next week," Wood row Wilson keep? saylns. "how should I look? How should I as a conscientious historian feel oMiced in my rela tion to Iodge, for instance, or Borah or Reed or Cen. Wood or Josephus Daniels c Col- Harvey or Col. House, to make myself look?" I do not mean to seem to say that Mr. Wilson is posing to posterity, cr r.ttitudir.lzing in 20 volumes bore a thousand years. But I do think he has the habit of seeing himself as a m5ter of perspective In a setting of history in a row of 20 volumes on a felf. In an index with clouds of scholars embedded as he is in the most important eight yesrs America or the world haa ever had with thoucnds of peo ple poring over the leaves for a thouand years looking Woodrow Wilson up. More Truth Than Poetnj By James J. Montague. THE MOVIE SUBSTITUTE. (His Plaint). ; You have sobbed when the heroine lady Said "Bah!" with a touch or disdain. As the villain (the cur) bound a rope around her And tied her in front of a tra" The debacle likely to happen You dreaded extremely to see. But there wasn't a Jane there in front of the train, , That's the job that they pass out to me! You have wept when you gazed at the hero As he leaped from the top of the cliff, "Ah me," you have said, "when he lights he'll be dead. That villain's a murderous stiff." But the hero, at that exact moment Was home and in bed and asleep. Those leading part chumps are not cast for the jumps I'm paged when the boss wants a leap. And when there's a general rough house And some one has got to get hit With a beer keg or rock, good and hard on his block. The real movie actors all quit. And when they're a little bit careless. As they frequently happen to be. And a man's put to bed with a hole in his head, I'm the boy that the doc comes to see. They put me in cages with lions. Who think it's a nice little jest To paw me around as I lie on the ground And practice new bites on my chest. Whenever in case of a mix-up Some gent may get hurt pretty bad, The actors aren't there they're too easy to scare And too valuable I am ihe lad I (Copyright, 1919). The Tower of Babel By Bill Armstrong Kddie Roche has been presented! with a week's dues in the club. He hauled us to work the other day from in front of the Indiana .Mich igan Electric company. if ho had planned to spend Sunday, out of town. Our new business manager Is go ing to have a tin suit built for us because she sez we tear our cloth, suits all of the time crawling in and out of machines. We have been pondering over this, if a person is the recipient of a bunch of presents at a shower we wonder how they would come out in a rain. No, we don't think so darn much of that one either. Bill Dunkle came in theotrice the other morning. "Hello Hing," he said icily. It was the first time Ferey Ham mond had been in our ofilce for quite a spell. We have just heard a rumor that a shower is to be given in a short time for John Henry Zuver. Jake Heckaman sez most of the boys will probably bring hair nets as presents. We wouldn't blame Ed Bonds a bit A FFAV IUIASONS WHY LIFK IS It KALI A WORTH WHILE: The Ford-Tribune libel suit. The capsule novel series. Winifred Black. Near-Beer. Kresge's (). The blotter advertiser. Fire alarms ( ? ). Blondes (?). Tho Grand Trunk depot. Springbrook park. One hand piano players. Suggested by E. Reeder. Suggested by Joe Donahue. Suggested by George Plat- ( ) en ) ( ?) ner. Otto Schermann, up to Stüde-j bakers, was guilty of raising u check yesterday afternoon at least that's what we make out of it. He went up in our South Bend aeroplane and while up in the air. he wrote a check to pay for his flight. j OK IN OTHIlIt WORDS-(N-T Classified Ad.) WANTKI) Married eon pie to work for f.'irming und teaming and wif t ! f.iinily in Miburban home. Mnu to l liotisewiirk. Address C T.. care News Time. "JOGl-tf The Women s Strike By Winifred Black The women's strike have you heard about it? Well, if you haven't, you'd better hear. It's very Inter esting. Unless the men do thus and so, the women are not going to do thus and so. That's the idea. Bril liant. isn"t it So practical, so hu man, so very, very possible. When are we going to stop this age-long tight the right between men as men and women as women? When are we going to learn that men are just as dependent upon women as women are dependent upon men? When are we going to realize that no woman Is ever really happy w ithout some man in her TiTe, and that no man is ever really worth a snap until he has some woman enshrined in the very core of his heart? What are they trying to do. these people who are always attempting to set men and women against each other? What kind of a world do they want to make, anyhow a world of fight and strife. Jealousy and envy? Why shouldn't we set the apple tree and the peach trees to light ing, for example? You like peaches. I like apples. Is that any reason why we should quarrel about It? The peach is an excellent fruit, pink and rosy and beautiful to look upon. Also, it tastes very well with plenty ! of cream on it. And as for the ap- pie. on a winter's night, with the wind roaring in the chimney and a bright fire on the hearth, what in the world is so good as a nice, big bowl full of rice, red apples, with some popcorn to l.ear them com pany? Why should I quarrel with the man who likes pears best? Tears have their place, too. There Isn't anything very much better than a good, ripe, juicy pear now, is there, henestly? When it's ripe enough i and you eat it in the right company. Needs of th World. Wnat is the use of all this rivalry between man and woman? Women are not foing to take men's places in the- world. They caji't. Women have a place of their own to fill. Men are not going to take women's places either. They have places of their own to fill. Whenever I hear a man say that he would die before he would take orders from a woman. I look at him and wonder who's going to bother to give him any orders at all. Whenever I hear a woman say that she hates to work with a man. I look at her and wonder who in the world would like to work with her, anyway. What's thelifference whether your boss is a man or a woman? It's the person that counts, not the sex. A god boss is a good boi-s. whe ther that boss wears a petticoat of a pair of trousers. A good workman is a good workman, whether that workman shaves once a day or twice a week, or hobs her hair and eats chocolate caramels. What we want in the business world is work and competence. We don't care who does it. or how they do it. o long as they get It done and done properly. This whole ridicul ous fight between the sexes is not only foolish and absurd, bvt it is cruel as well. Any long-standing, bitter quarrel of any kind is cruel and silly. I never saw a woman who was a n.an hater who was a success. I never saw a man who was a woman hater who amountc-d to a hill of beans. Prejudice, narrowness, set ! ideas. These things don't belong in this world at all. For goodness' sake. ladis. you who are advocating the l-rr nlng of a strike cf women, get a little com mon sense into your heads! WTio is GEORGE WYMAN & CO. j ome and ife Us- B.v!ng the Children to see the Toys and Dolls in Our New Daylight Basement. Summer Underwear Ladies' Union Suits; regular $1.00 and $1.25 value. On sale in our underwear dept 89c Ladies Union Suits, lace and tight knee 50c and 60c Men's Balbriggan Athletic Shirts and Knee Drawers; $1.00 value 59c Ladies Pink Vests, fine yarn and extra good value. This sale 39c Infants Cotton Hose; colors tan, blue and pink; 25c value 15c Child ren's Black Cotton Ribbed Hose; 29c value; 2 pair for $1.00 Notion and Toilet Specials Ever Sharp Shears, in three sizes. 7. 8. 9 inch; $1.25 value 59c These shears have a pat ent attachment which keeps the blades together and al ways keeps them sharp. Dress Snap Fasteners black and white; 5c value, at 3c card Armour's Hard Water Soap; regular 10c kind 3 bars for 25c WATCH FOR OUR BLANKET SALE AD STYLE HFADORTER5 it-, Scctrttj SranJ floors I I Another Straw? NOBODY expects their firs: straw to finish the summer. Might do it, of course, with a little sacrifice in pride of appearance. But who wants to wear a chipped, bent, cracked and rusty headpiece? It's time for that second straw rig! now. And you'll find it here. All th desired styles in Sennits, Fancy Braids, Panamas, Bangkoks and Leghorns. Interesting values are offered at $3 $4 and upward $5 or Mir Adler IOTHERS The Bc! Men's Store Since '84 Evtry Furnishing Need EverjtAing G u a r a nt e e d going to do this striking your I mother, my mother, your sister, myj tister? j My mother is too busy taking carej of her grandhildren to be thinking about strikes. My s.'ster is too dead' in love with her husband even toi know what yoa mean when you talk j about it. j Wlutt Init'O-tftiblo Nonsense! j And aa for jou, haven't you some thing better to do in the world than to stir up the old. ridiculous, anti ejuated, cave-man strife between man and woman? Men and women were made to be companions, sweet-' hearts, husbands and wives, möth-j ers and daughters, fathers ana sons. What earthly use is there in trying! to stir up contention retween them?! I like a good man just as well asj I like a good woman, and I hate a I mean, little, meddlesome, tncom-J Petent woman Just exactly as hadly as I dislike a '.ittle. meddlesome. In-j competent man. j If you don't like the man you're t working for, fjuit him and get an-l other Job. If you don't like the j woman you employ, discharge her; and get another woman to take herj place. It's always the individual.; You can't work woman nature in! platoons as you could a fiejt of ships' or an army, or something of thati sort. j Oh. I know it isn't fashionable) Just now. If you want to spank the baby you've got to Join a society to ! do it. but somehow I cannot see the; use In all this Joining, organizing and forming clubs, and starting so cieties, especially when they are Joined and formed and organized and started to promote something which ought by this time, in this Shoe Prices Are Going Op Mn these days of ever increasing prices the easi est and cheapest way of "keeping your feet look ing right" is to have your old shoes' repaired. Our expert workmen and modern machinery can make your old shoes just about as good as new both in appearance and wearing quality. We use oak leather. United States Shoe Repair Company 333 S. Michigan St. The Final LEARAH C F5ES ißLE of all Summer SUITS, MILLINERY, etc., now on at the 1 EPARThlENT Over Geo. Kraft Co. 5 and 10c Store. century of civilization, to be abso lutely done with forever. Th woman's strike what Impos sible nonsensel Advertisers make profits from volume not prices. 1