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THE COLUMBUS DISFATCII THREE M. & O. RAILROAD Schedules effective 12:01 a. m., Sun day, January 22nd: NORTHBOUND ' , Train. Due. jo. iuu 10:33 a.m. wo. izu . ... 11:30 p.m. No. 122 .. 2:10 a.nn SOUTHBOUND - ? Train. . Due. No. 103 12:43 p.m. No. 105 5:00 p.m. No. 121 1:35 a.m.- No. 123 ,4:00 a.m. IDEALS OF FREEDOM What is. that ideal of freedom to ward which the inner impulsions of No. 104 '. 3:25 p.m.10ur being go out in ceaseless quest? For further particulars, apply to J.. R. WATSON, Ticket Agent. BRIDGE SCORE BLANKS Attractive Bridge Score Blanks; for sale at The" Dispatch Office Call at once and pur chase these before our supply is exhausted. 666 is a prescription for Colds, Fever and LaGrippe. It's the most speedy remedy we know. Callaway& Johnston Attorneys-at-Law. Quality Our Specialty Pennington's Barber Shop DR. T. T. BOX Office and ' Diagnostic Laboratories COLUMBUS NATIONAL BANK BUILDING. Office Hours : 10 to 12 A. M., 3 to 4 P. M. Residence: 501 Military ltd. Telephones : Office, 15. Residence, 832. We all long for it, and strive for it, yet few among us appear to realize the working out of the ideal in our lives. From the cradle to the grave we find trammels of various kind and degree, in spite of our incessant long ing to be free. As free citizens of a free republic we perhaps approach closest to the ideal as applied to government. Yet, even here, upon every hand in our daily contacts, we are reminded that there are restrictions and curtailments upon our liberties. No one is able to do exactly as .he pleases when and where he pleases. AH of which proves that the ideal of freedom in our Commonwealth is quite as elastic and indeterminate as any other ideal of human conception. It is merely' relative. Our ideas of freedom differ ma terially. To the average intelligence j the ideal of liberty is as incompre hensible and undefinable as Einstein's law of relativity. The normal human being resents interference with his rights and privileges. The abnormal claims rights and privileges to which he is not entitled. He claims for himself , a liberty which interferes with another's freedom. We are all linked so interchangeably in a com mon destiny that it is quite easy to infringe upon the rights of others while pursuing freedom for ourselves. Through the expansions of an elas- 4 tic consciousness the ideal could be reached so easily if the other human ity would not persist in getting in the way. The race of men being what it is, naturally there must be a re straining law to prevent a species of vandalism or an iconoclasm of sacred rights. 'When one regards this law as a useless fetter upon his liberties he is verging upon a dangerous p tion. The universe is founded upon law and governed by it. Each atom and molecule obeys that law and within it is at liberty to work out its destiny to the fullest extent compatible with those cosmic bounds. In obeying it there is no interference with the exol- Lution and organism of the other atoms and molecules. Harmony results. It is when an atom or a comet strays beyond its proper sphere and inter feres with the cosmic arrangement that disaster results. In carrying out the analogy it is obvious that go ing off on a tangent never secures true liberty or freedom. One is sud denly brought up against forces with which he had not reckoned. Other and greater restrictions would swift ly follow. We are all held in bondage to something, however we may boast of our freedom. If everything in thi; world is relative, it is apparent that freedom cannot be an absolute con dition. Itmust stand in relation t something else which either en courages or restrains. As we natur ally resent shackles arbitrarily im posed it is quite evident that our inherent instinct for freedom is a normal one. Up to a certain point it should be encouraged. Humanity filiation with societies which impose rules of action more or less unreason able upon their members. It may be merely dogmas of belief or opinion, certain formulas and tenets to which they are bound to adhere and which limit individual growth and develop- a. m l. a is quite within its rights when it re fuses to bow to any dictum or fiat which'enslaves the mind or conscience. ment. To be a free spirit or, in terms of heraldic nomenclature, a ''free lance," seems to bo a necessity for some in their journey through life. Their restrictiones must be self-im posed not arbitrarily assigned to them by a would-be leader or set of leaders. One of,these started out some years ago to head a cult. His hobby was "individual development." He de nounced in contemptuous term the "God-guided automatons" of the old Hebraic line of Seth. He held up for emulation the "Sons of Cain" who refused all leading strings and became a law unto themselves. In their law less course throughout the ages they were, to this would-be leader, a shin ing example of "individual develop ment" unrestrained by a divine and beneficent intelligence. This man's ideas were as erratic as his subse quent course proved to be. His phan tasmagoria of lawless liberty vanish ed when he suddenly wrenched from the disillusioned minds under his teaching all individual and personal freedom. He attempted an amazing thing for a "progressive thinker" established a sort of "confessional" among his adherents. He made it obligatory upon those who had taken a certain degree in his alleged school of occultism to report in minutest de tail every remembered act and thought at stated periods. He who flouted and held up to ridicule those who held to the traditions of an age long hierarchy established one of his own. the students under his train ing were quickly reduced to the posi tion of "man-guided automatons," thus gaining nothing and losing much. This "leader" became as bigoted and fanatical a zealot' in his particular line as the most empirical of those he denounced. His stunt was too raw even for the progressive cult he as pired to guide. In a short time he had lost the brightest minds from his ranks. Slavery to anything which de prives one of the power of thought, of the dictates of reason, of individ ual development of the best within him is an abnormal and wretched con dition which is properly resented. Liberty of conscience, liberty of ac tion within the law is a divine right. Freedom is an ideal which humanity set for itself when it emerged from the slavery of past ages. Possibly it is a vestigial trace a survival of memories burst into the conscious ness. Within certain bounds it is an instinct to be encouraged and foster ed. Outside of those bounds it be comes license and is to be dealt with as any lawless infringement of the rights of others should be. While he claims freedom for himself one must never foriret that there are racial ties and obligations which can not be ignored. While a part of humanity, liberty for one must include liberty for the other units in the great whole. License without law is the standard of criminal vandalism. "Liberty under law" is the ideal for CAREER OF MARCUS GARVEY The career of Marcus Garvey, the Janiacia negro who appointed himself provisional president of Africa and enlisted many thousands of American negroes in his crusade for the libera tion of the black continent from the white yoke, rivals that of loussaint 1'Ouverture. Garvey's crusade collapsed the other day when he was arrested by postal inspectors for selling passage to Africa on mythical ocean-going liners. He neglected to provide ships before selling tickets to his crusad ers. The only vessel flying the flag of the Black Star line is i retired Hudson River boat tied up to one of the docks ' in New York. President Garvey landed in New York nit so very long ago , from Jamaica with nothing but a creative imagination and a glib tongue. He soon demonstrated" his talent3 as a promoter, besides nis position as President of Africa, he promoted himself to the position of president of the Black Star line, managing edi tor of the Negro World, principal potentate, paramount chief and president-general of the University Negro Improvement Association. A fat salary accompanied each title. The bigger the title the fatter the salary. The total reached f27,r00 a year. That is in addition to the profits from his holdings in the Black Star line, Negro Factory Corporation and other concerns for eolonjzinir and de vt loping the continent of Africa Stocks in these companies found ready buyers among the thousands who came under the spell of Garvey's oratory. Although the majority of intelli gent negro leaders were suspicious or openly hostile to Garvey from the start, he soon enrolled a large army of zealous crusaders, eager to open up their pocketbooks and follow him to Africa. He has done moie, prob ably, than any other man, not ex cepting 'Hooker 1. Washington, to stir up the feeling of race conscious ness among American negroes. Local branches of the U. N. I. A. sprang up in every section oftheUnited Stat es. A recent convention of the or ganization in New lork, while it I "Good I to the Last Drop" 50,000 delegates Many bright intelligences refuse af-1 thinking, intelligent human beings. DON'T GORMANDIZE We picked up a headline in a news paper a day or so back which tells us that a learned college professor has just discovered that Americans die of overeating and not of old age or overwork! . Well, we discovered the same thing About ten years airo, but forgot to G. O. P CONGRESS IS JOKE TO ALL (Continued from Page One) Dr. T. H. Henry PHYSICIAN Office: First State Bank Bldg. Phones: Residence 189-J. Office 21. sales-tax. Why? Two reasons: He knew the Farm Bloc was against the tax and that Labor was emphatically on record against it, ard he could tell the American Legion he was for the ALLEN RABB Phone 89 Call at my Store or Tele phone for Fresh Fish and Fresh Oysters v Your Patronage Appreciated. mention it, even though we had in j uimus out. inai ne was oiotKea by this mind Emerson's warning, "Speak j opposition; further, everyone about your thoughts today or tomorrow youthe Capitol knows, that ever since it may hear them from the lips of an-jb('came apparent that Harding was other." to oe elected the all htroet district Nevertheless, the college professor n"s flooded Congress with letters and is right. arguments of every Fort, directly and Gluttony writes more obituaries I through the great New York news than starvation. Feasting is far and j papers, under control of the financial away more dangerous than fasting, j interests, urging the enactment of a When your stomach is vour god, your sales-tax. Big Business seeks, through idol's of clay. Living the cormorant I Harding's recent action, to bring the doesn't pay. j sales-tax into use first on the pica The stomach is the master of thothat il is necessary to pay the bonus house and must be respected. Health ! that for the entering wedge. Thei is symmetry, upbuilding; disease, is j n,,P an'' intention is that it shall deformity, destruction. Both are the 1 1,0 nitt,l("' within a few years to take fell short of the claimed by Garvey, was ono of the biggest negro gatherings ever held in America. Toward the last, when it was seen how successful Garvey had been in capturing the imagination of the American blacks, even the more in telligent leaders of the race attempt ed to salvage the wreck of Garvey's dishonest management and direct the energies he had unloosed into worth- channels. Before the crash came, however, opposition to the Garvey program de veloped from an' unexpected quarter. "High Commissioners" sent to Liberia as an advance guard of the t crusade were received with hostility. ' Garvey and his title, retinue were told to m mind thek own business. "Africa for the Africans," did not mean "Af rica for the North American negro." The editor of the Black Man, a na tive paper published in Capetown, South Africa, in a letter to an Ameri can negro publication, probably voiced the sentiment of the 100,000,000 blacks of Africa when he said: "There is not a native king, prince or chief on this continent who will surrender his crown or his natural rights of government to a commoner like Gar vey just because the latter happens to be a smooth talker." Meanwhile Garvey is out on $2."00 bail and the captain of the Black Star line's boat, the Shady Side, occupies himself shooting craps with an oblig ing longshoreman. K I t' M I Vfc BE Drop J Ig Mm r fMh Jff I f f 7 j ' 8 8 - inri 1 LJ t.i atiw...-.-.. m 't-- ,t,i..j..,...J HI j lx,fwwv.irrt.-air j nar ywnpgmMa.ni ujam MLmimrmA ct me vermin ii jrwr-TTTJ ,J A GOOD TONIC FOR OLD PEOPLE (iiide's I'epto-.Mang;iin Restores Strength and Prevents Illness Aged people often need a good blood tonic. When the blood becomes clogged with poisors from the system. jde's I'epto-Mangan purifies it by driving off the waste matter. Good blood is full of vitality and prevents illness, giving the body greater power of resistance. The weaknesses of old . .... i , 1 age are greatly neiped ny a supply or i r:h, red blood. Glide's Bepto-Man-l j.an is sold in nquni or tanict lorm by all druggists. It has been recom- nended by physician for .'10 years arid is a valuable tonic and builder for the weak and run-down of all ages om childhood to old age. Adv. 666 will break a Cold. lever and Grippe quicker than anything we know, preventing pneumonia. NOTICE DELINQUENT STREET TAX Street taxes for 1921 and 1922 are now due. Every male above the age of eigh teen and under the age of lift yyears who has been in the city for ten days or more, is required to pay $o.OO or perform six days labor on the streets in lieu thereof. M. C. VANDIVER, City Marshall and Tax Collector. far as the South is concert ed, we hold the doctrine that God Almighty has fixed the limits and boundary lines between the two races and no repub lican living can improve upon His handiwork." the place of all income and corpora tion taxes. This has been expressed in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Tribune repeatedly. i GLASSES PROPERLY PRESCRIBED C D. GOODWIN , OPTOMETRIST Ground Floor Hrt SUte Bank Bid?. Hours: 9 to 5. Phone: "01 result mainly of what we cat. Food is fuel. Improper or exces sive fuel checks the flames and chok es the human furnace starting auto intoxication, complications of the kid- Ineys, nervous indigestion and prema-! Tne Shipping board is paying Iture old age. i000 P''r 'oar l' "ne Matthew 15. i : .This fact was long ago recognized jClausscn as advertising manager. This j . . ; u . ...u.. u. .j . l . ny tne ancients who crystallized it;' V"K cnarge oi f in the exhortation. "Eat to live tth advertii-ing propaganda for Ger i don't live to eat." jmany after the war began in Europu 1 Human beings, like armies, sub- th friend of Captain I5..y-ed.. Ir. Al- dst and fight on their stomachs. Youri,K'rt an1 Von Bernstorff. Great pity j dinner pail is your greatest asset or t,le nian sunk tho Lusitania can't . a hopeless liability. Food makes or ; f,1 fund. The President might find a ! mars your career helps make it big J"D ',n- or cuts it short, failure and n IJUY A 15 ALE There is a "buy-a-bale" movement or in Germany. It refers to Ger man marks. tmtttisxttt ttiit44ti 'tailed life find por pickings among well-balanced diet. I Cramming to kill a slicht craving is as intelligent as swinging a trip hammer to drive tacks. Greasy, acidy, richly ypiied palate-ticklers are ure to take their toll in ill-health, debility and inefficiency. At the yummons of necessity you jwoald die for your famiiy rr your 'country. How much more M-nsib'e to live for them by eatirg wisely while eatir.g well? You are playing a 3dng game hfn joj play a g.od knife and f..rk, a li'ow in your income on a blow-out. Wou' J y..-i mid at kat f. ficen yea-? t-j your Lfe! WHAT ill the LINCOLN late!y-esUblihed SAID Mis-is.; i pi Lepubliean p!cac copy the f..I-, lowing from Abraham Lincoln's de-' bate with Stephen A. Douglas in Lincoln, in his debate with Douglas., faid: "I am opposed to making' voters or juror of negrie. There is no ecaje f nm the conclusion that absolute politkal and economic eq uality bctccn the while n.an and the rcgro nican the wij-ir.g out of ail color lines in the partnership in busirrvs and in the e!evinn of negro s ' Uf off.ie over white people. S.xialJ "Ply i r vt J..,,,r t. su h a hum -! Courtesy a Principle The firt thine in our business h to know all there is to be known about the care and repair of storage batteries. But w e can't for a minute for get that it is not only what we do but the wjr we do it that counts. Our way is always the cour. teous way. You may be sure that we w ill treat you just as we would want you to treat ti if you were the battery service man and were the car owner. Bring your battery in. Hit's Willard Battery you're to be con gratulated. But you will get the same attention, the same cour tesy and the same service wheth er it U Willard or not. Columbus Storage Battery Company. Representing Willard Storage Batteries. THE UNIVERSAL CAR To the business man, retail or wholesale: to the manufacturer:" to the commi& tion man; to the trucking company, the Ford Model T One Ton Truck makes en irresistible appeal because it has in its chassis all the merits of the original Ford car; the wonderful Ford Model T Motor, the dependable Vanadium steel chassis, and the manganese bronze worm-drive. A strongly built truck that serves satisfactorily and lasts in servic- If these statements were not true.! the demand for Ford Trucks wouldn't be so constantly on the increase. W v ill be pleased to take your order for one or more Ford Trucks, will see that yo'i get reasonably prompt delivery, and will give you an after service that insure! the constant service of the Truck. But don't wait tew long. Get your order ia promptly. 1 1 i Z Columbus Auto Company V ! DP V i-t rhctf j1 3BL - r S t Pi MM W1r IS I I