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Put Them Between Plow Shares A PARTICULARLY wise utterance on the problem of Americanizing the multitudes of immigrants who pour into the United States and settle, for the most pa , in already crowded centers, comes from an Italian 'lember of the foreign lan guage press, the Corriere Del Connecticut, of New Haven. The over-swarming of large cities by the new-comers is an ill, says this observe?, "both to them and to the nation. Some means should be devised for distrib uting more of them as tillers and builders on the soil, for; "The farmer is a worker and a developer Lt the same time. The fer tility of the land is created as much by him as by the generosity of nature. He builds houses, plants trees, and establishes fire sides and families. He naturalizes himself before asking for his citizenship papers, and he becomes an active element in the forma tion of the gener-1 wealth of the nation." Here is counsel which many to the man ner born, now eking out - lean, unfruitful existence In city stress, might well take to heart; and which, If duly applied, would gome near untying the migration knot to the advantage of all rightful interests. What constitutes the menace of inflowing foreign millions? The fact, for one thing, that so many of them will not become Americanized; that is to say, will not acquire a loyal in terest and a solid stake in the country’s life, will not understand its institutions and ideals for the reason, largely, that they will have no personal part or lot in the broader ranges of its upbuilding. Nor is there much likelihood of this condition’s altering as long as they continue to crowd into indus trial districts where circumstances make tor their segregation as rigid foreign units touched but vaguely by the customs and thoughts of the common country, z- This would not be the case, —at least it would he much mitigated—if the immigrant tide should spread itself over gene, ous rural areas and become at once an enriching and productive element./ Turned to this purpose it would lose its chief peril; and if at the same time proper educational facilities were supplied, what is now a men ace would become a gain. This calls, of course, for administrative machinery which the Government now lacks, and also for new powers of selection and exclusion, to the end that immigrants who would not fall in Within the agricultural plan might be de barred unless perchance the need for their labor on other lines was imperative. But there should be no great difficulty in work ing out details, once the principle was set up. Nor would the anarchist, the sluggard, the mere parasite or the mere adventurer care keenly for an America of plowshares and sunrise tasks. ■ ♦ Jahans New Premier IT is of happy omen for international good-will that the new Prime Minister of Japan is a statesman of liberal out look, pacific temper, seasoned judgment, and of friendly regard for the United States. Sixty-seven years ->f age, Premier Takahashi takes up his country’s besieging problems at a time which calls for veteran wisdom. Do mestic and foreign questions alik press hard for answer, and at the most vital points the two are interknit. Especially is this true of finance. Japan is described as "facing bankruptcy through its government expenditures." If '‘bankruptcy" be too strong a ierm, it certainly will not be denied that grave embarrassment looms ahead, threatening to wax into something worse unless there is eithe- frugal retrench ment or liberal increase in revenue. As one of his country’s most eminent financiers, Takahashi should be able to prevail upon both the governing and the popular mind to accept any reasonable policy he may pro pose. During the Russo-Japanese war he served effectually as his Government’s agent in procuring foreign loans. It was in this capacity that he visited the United States in 1905 and 1906, and the report is that the friendly impression he then received has remained unaltered. All this would seem to enlist his support for the major purposes of the Washington conference on armament limitation. As a master of finance, charged with the urgent task of easing a treasury now lean and sore pressed, he can but be interested in a pro gram to cut billions of dollars from the war budget of his own and other nations. There is well-founded hope, then, that the aims of the great conference will find encourage ment In him, as unquestionably they would have found in his lamented predecessor, the liberal Hara. Speculation, it is true, must wait upon the event; but competent observers now be lieve that the prospect for Japanese co-op eration in reducing armament and fostering peace is much brighter than once would have been deemed at all probable. —i • California’s raisin crop sold for two mil lion five hundred thousand dollars, which might be called raisin’ jack. An Economic Revolution A FACT of immense import to business as well as farming interests was pointed out by Dr. Milton P. Jarni gan, distinguished head of the animal hus bandry division of the State College of Agri culture, when he said in a recent interview with The Journal: "In the past Georgia has produced approximately two million bales of cotton annually, and, while the crop has actually made no money for the grower, it has served as a medium of ex change that has paid not only the farmer’s debts, but virtually those of the entire commonwealth. This year, however, we shall have only about three-quarters G? a million bales, and •it is doubtful that we again shall make above a million bales in a single year.” There really should be no lamentation over the breakdown of a system that has given men for their utmost toil and care no better reward than a medium for paying debts which that system itself loaded upon them and tended to perpetuate. Seed-time after seed-time cotton farmers have planted, and summer after sumer poured out their life’s strength, only to find, when autumn’s reckoning was over, that they stood finan cially just where they began. All or the greater part of the proceeds of their 'money” ~rop would be consumed by food and supply bills, so that there was next to no advance ment, no appreciable surplus above a bare living, no sustenance for ambition and hope. Exceptions there were, of course; but for the rank and file it was a dreary, profitless treadmill, and for the commonwealth a bur den of economic bondage. If the boll weevil shall indeed break those fetters, he will be remembered as the great emancipator. But in the economic revolution thus in dicated care must be taken to provide other “money” crops for cotton, else there will be grievous confusion and hardship. If the gap is to be filled, say such authorities as Dr. Soule and Dr. Jarnigan, most of the acre age withdrawn from cotton cultivation must be devoted to the production of grains; and “when this is done, Georgia will have a mar keting problem far-flung indeed, a problem that will be unsolvable unless a livestock in dustry is built up coincident with the in crease in grain and hay.” This, beyond question, is the crux of the matter with which every foresighted Geor gian is now keenly concerned. For while truck farming, orcharding, and such agricul tural specialties as yam growing will utilize part of the relinquished cotton acreage and will prove, as far as they go, highly profit able, there must be resort to the great sta ples if food-harvest equivalent of approxi mately a million bales of cotton is to be pro duced. But those staples cannot be market ed to the best advantage, if indeed at any considerable gain, except they be converted into commodities less bulky and more costly than corn and forage. Dr. Jarnigan aptly cites in this connection the record of pioneer farming in what is now the Middle West. As long as settlers depended on the sale of shelled corn at from eight to twelve cents a bushel, they barely eked out subsistence; but when they began feeding corn to swine and cattle, transforming five carloads of the grain into one of live stock, thus saving eighty per cent on transportation, securing invaluable enrichment of the soil, and at the same time realizing substantial profits on what they sold, then came the turn to a prosperity that made the region as popular as it was economically powerful. From divers times and places of Ameri can history come reminders that Georgia, at this crucial juncture of her agricultural and business affairs, must convert grain and for age crops into butter, cheese, pork, beef and kindred products if she is to prosper and go forward. In the year 1818 a Virginia plant er wrote, "Even in the country where I re side, not eighty miles from tidewater, it takes the farmer one bushel of wheat to pay the expense of carrying two to a sea port town.” That was when roads were few, and poor at their best, and railways more than a generation iutureward. Still, canny farmers learned how to overcome or offset limitations of transport. They con trived that the’ - corn should walk to market instead of being shipped or wagoned thither. "The bulk of the crop,” one historian ob serves, “as compared with its value prac tically prevented transportation by land far ther than a hundred mileF. It is this which helps to explain the attention which the in terior country first gave to making whisky and raising liVe stock; the former carried the crop in a small bulk with high value, while the live stock could carry itself.” And trav elers of the period, we are told "were as tonished to see on the highway droves of four or fi”e thousand hogs; it was estimated that over one hundred thousand hogs were driven east annually from Kentucky alone.” In 1828 upwards of a million one hundred and sixty thousand dollars’ worth of live stock passed the turnpike gate at Cumber land Gap. On much the same principle but along more efficient lines and with more profitable results can the issues of Georgia’s present economic revolution be met and solved. Ad vantages of transportation and aids of science undreamed in the country’s earlier days are at our service. To sell corn and forage in the form of breakfast bacon and dairy delicacies is to make a manufacturer’s profit, which of all profits is most substan tial; it is to escape the 'readmill and the bondage of the all cotton-system; it is to make Georgia a true empire of * prosperity and progress. The Kings of Our Day WHATEVER Germany may have done or failed to do in the matter of gov ernment during the last three years, she has made marked improvement in her postage stamps. The new issues, dispatches say, bear no vestige of the once and long fa miliar crowned pate of a Kaiser, but instead the picture of a smith at the anvil, of a miner with his pick, and of farmers harvesting grain. This is in decidedly better spirit than the old designs, and in better taste. The bristling visage of an egotist who has no sounder claim to notice than inheritance of a title and a pompous ambition is not a millionth part as truly Interesting as a forger of plow shares, or a garnerer of autumn’s gold, or a delver into the deep empire of earth’s mineral bounties; not so interesting nor so pictur esque, desp e all the clatter and tinsel at which the stupio are wont to stand agape. Time was when Kings were worthwhile per sons, when civilization would have lagged or suffered without them,when they rode abreast of heroism, and romance blew gustily through their plumes. But not to that age or kind belonged he whose roubustious fea tures glared from the postage stamps of the Germany he over-swaggered. The kings of our day are quiet folk, con cerned least of all with their own importance. They live, not in palaces, but in studies, lab oratories, sober counsel rooms; they go forth to reciaim deserts, to bridge great gulfs and link mighty oceans, to battle disease, to con quer the shining spaces where once only eag les dared, to explore the “vasty deeps” of the human spirit to set forward the frontiers of human faith and power. And to this royal company belongs, in kind at least, every pro ducer, every betterer of even the smallest sphere, every true servant of mankind — blacksmiths, farmers, ’ miners, all by whose labor of sinew or of soul the world is heart I ened on its strange adventure amid the I stars. IF YOU HOLD OFFICE By H. Addington Bruce IF you who read these lines happen to hold public office of any sort, there is a question I should like to put to you: Do you, in performing the duties of your office, keep ever in mind the fact that you are morally as much obligated to perform those duties to the best of your ability, as you would be if trying to hold a position in private employment? This question, I hope, you can honestly answer in the affirmative. Certainly there are far too many office-holders who cannot. Many behave as though the office they have gained is a haven wherein io idle away their time. They perhaps exert themselves prodigiously to gain it, but thereafter exer tion and they are strangers. Many others, though by no means idling, are far from giving to the tasks and prob lems of their office the thought they ought to give. Routine has full possession of them. They move not merely slowly but automatically. And, in their philosophy, what cannot be leisurely finished one day may well go over to the next. This sort of office-holding—as well as the office-holding of the sheer idlers —4s unfair in the extreme to the office-holders’ em ployers—the tax-paying public. If the latter endure it, it is only because they do not commonly see the idling or shirking office holders at close range, as a private em ployer would. > Besides, though the idlers and the shirk ers do not appreciate this> it is extremely injurious to themselves. It certainly unfits them for “making good” in private employment, should some political overturn deprive them of an official post. And even if they pass unscathed through political upheavals, their undesirable working habits react upon them none the less harmfully. For, if only because they have no inter est whatever in their work, because they do not look upon it as giving them oppor tunity for creative self-expression and for rendering service useful to their fellows, that work soon or late becomes drudgery to them. And whei work becomes drudgery, life becomes a state of chronic dissatisfac tion. When this results, other evils result also. So close is the connection between mental attitudes and bodily conditions that the former, according to their character, al ways influence the latter favorably or un favorably. Dissatisfaction, especially if chronic, means an unfavorable influence so potent that it may give rise to outright dis ease. Take this to heart if candor should com pel you to confess yourself an office-holder of inert or semi-inert type. Wake up to the folly as well as the dishonesty of your ways. For they are both foolish and dishonest. Do not try to deceive yourself as tp that. And some day, if you do not shift to more energetic, more efficient action, a penalty may ’ j imposed that will surprise as much as it pains you. (Copyright, 1921, by The Associated News papers.) MILAWAN AND LACKSANA By Dr. Frank Crane The King of Siam is going to marry Lack sana or may have married her by the time this is published. This is of interest to the people of Siam because of the unusual nature of the procla mation announcing it. The King was previously engaged to his cousin, half-sister of Lacksana, but the en gagement was broken off because the state of his fiancee’s health was unsatisfactory. The King, who first met the beautiful Princess Vallabba Devi on a shopping ex pedition, became engaged to her, but after a few months declared that his noble de sires could not satisfactorily be met owing to the incompatibility of temperament between himself and the princess and because her nervous rystem left much to be desired. His royal preference now has lighted upon the Princess Lacksana, and everybody seems satisfied and it appears to be all in the fam ily. The announcement has interest to the denizens of the Western world because of the fact that the King when he was Crown Prince announced that he would abolish the royal harem. His grandfather had about 8,000 wives. Speaking in behalf of occidental civiliza, tion, more or less devoted to monogamy, we' welcome the King to our midst. He is forty years old, and ought to know what he is about. The difference between having 8,000 wives and one is not a matter of mere quantity. It is a matter ofquality. That is co say monogamy differs from polygamy and promiscuity because it is farther along in the process of evolution. It is one of the marks of a man’s advance from being a mere animal with a body to becom ing a creature with a soul. Monogamy is an effort to idealize the strongest : istinct of the human race. Os course monogamy has its 1 rebels within and its foes without. It is the favorite butt of the jesting cynics whose pride is unfaith. But just the same, as the world grows old er and as the slow process of evolution strengthens the moral fibre of the race and increases its dominance over material de sires, monogamy grows firmer in its position. It attracts to itself the poetry, the beauty and the religion of the world. SMILE A WHILE Will China be scrapped also? J Oysters are goo 1 during any month with an “r” unless captured during a month without an "r.” "After Internationa’ disarmament, what?” asks the Digest. We would say “local dis armament.” Some optimists arb just too lazy to kick. Have you notic* d the increase in beauty contests since womei vote? Real prohibition is the price. Treat these war veterans right; we may not have any more. It is evident Hungary is not hungry for a Hapsburg. The disarmament party may rock some boats. Best way to strike is strike out for your self. Our ship will come in when our shipping comes down. William and Mary college has given Har ding a degree putting him one ahead of the thermometer. Prices are not too high for us ;we are just too low for them. Cows no bigger than dogs are found in Africa, aand now we know* where they get condensed milk. Actors do better in movies because they can’t hear the music. DOROTHY DIX’S TALKS —The Long Engagement "Where’s Maud Blank,” I asked a young man of my acquaintance the other day. "Last winter I met you playing around with her everywhere, and this winter I haven’t seen you together a single time. What’s hap pened?” “Nothing," he replied, "you know I am studying to be a doctor, and so I am follow ing my own prescription, and taking the pro verbial ounce of prevention that is worth the pound of cure. Maud was becoming too dan gerous for me. All of my symptoms were beginning to indicate a violent, and perhaps fatal case of love fever, and so the only safe way was t<- quarantine myself against it by not going near her. "You see,” he went; on seriously, "my un cle is paying for my education and he has a right to expect me to make good, which I couldn’t do if I was giving the best of my thoughts to sentiment instead of study. Be sides, after I graduate here I am to have two years at the best hospitals in New York, and three years more of study under spe cialists in London and Paris. “If there is anything in me at all, I shall come back a changed man, with different tastes, different ideals, different needs, a dif ferent outlook on life. I shall have read and studied and met distinguished men and wom en, and learned much that I don’t know about the great world. I do not know what sort of a man it will make me. I do not know the kind of wife that I will then want and need. “I am more than half in love with Maud now, and I have a suspicion that I could win her heart if I tried to very hard, but she might not care at all for the stranger that I will be five years from now, so it seems to me that it wouldn’t be fair to her to ask her to wait for a husband she might not want. So I am going to leave her free, and I am going away unfettered, and what happens to our little romance in th§ future lies on the knees of the gods.” There spoke a man of honor, and of good, hard, horse sense. For if there is one senti mental complication that almost invariably spells disaster for both the man and the woman it is the long engagement. And this is especially true when the long engagement has to bridge over a long separation. A long engagement rubs the bloom off romance, and takes the thrill out of love, even when a man and woman live in the same community, and see each zither daily, and are developed by the same environment. A wedding cake must be eaten while It is hot and fresh from the griddle, or else it falls as flat and stale as yesterday’s pan cake-. An engaged couple are neither fish, nor flesh, nor good red herring. They are neither married nor single, neither bound nor free, and they have all of the disad vantages, and none of the privileges of either UNDESIRABLES BUT HUMAN—By Frederic J. Haskin New YORK CITY, Nor. 2S.—ln a lew days, Jackie Schumacher, a little 12- year-old cripple boy, must go back alone to Scotland. All of Jackie’s family, who are devoted to him, live in White Plains, N. Y., and he hasn’t a single rela tive or friend left in his native country. Nevertheless, he must go back. American immigration officials have said so. < Jackie’s father, accompanied by an elder son and daughter, came to this country from Scotland soon after the war ended. Mrs. Schumacher and Jackie, with another boy and girl ; , did not arrive in New York until the early part of 1920. Immigration agents immediately raised an objection to Jackie’s admittance upon the ground that he was’ a defective, and detained him at Ellis island. Through the aid us friends and the good offices of a congressman, the family was able to obtain the boy’s release by filing a bond guaranteeing that he would not become a public charge. Later this bond was ex tended. Still the matter was not permanent ly settled. The family was constantly haunt ed by the fear that eventually Jackie would have to go, that an immigration officer would come and get him. Several months ago, Mrs. Schumacher died. The doctor who attended her said that her death was due to constant fear and worry over the fate of her son. And now that fate has come. A general round-up of defectives was recently ordered by the immigration authorities, and Jackie is only one of a large number of forlorn human beings who are .to be disposed of in the usual cold-blooded, arbitrary manner at Ellis sland. On the list of undesirables awaiting deportation are likewise mothers and infants who will be torn from their families here, and mentally and physically defective children who are to be cast back upon lands where they no longer have homes. The blame for this cruel and inhuman treatment of aliens does not belong to our immigration officials. They have no person al influence or authority and merely act as automatoms in carrying out the immigration laws. Neither does the blame lie in the laws, which are necessary evils for the protection of the nation from large masses of unde sirable citizens. But blame must descend upon a government which fails to provide the means to set aside the laws when it is seen that in individual cases they cause in-< tolerable hardship. Relentless Law Even the secretary of labor is virtually powerless to interfere with the immigration machinery, once it is set in motion. The late Secretary of Labor Wilson went about as far as he could when he issued the follow ing instructions to immigration officials: “While regulation and exclusion, and therefore detention, are necessary in respect of immigration,” he said, “it should be under stood by all who participate in administer ing these laws that they are not intended to be penalizing. It is with no unfriendli ness tu aliens that immigrants are detain ed and some of them excluded, but solely for the protection of our own people and our own institutions. Indifference, then, to the physical or mental comfort of these wards of ours from other lands should not be tolerated.” That these instructions are not always carefully observed is evidenced by the numerous complaints that have arisen on that score. Indeed, they have recently be come so vociferous that the British govern ment, we are informed, has filed a protest with our state department. The immigration officials claim that they do all they can to minimize the necessary hardships inflicted upon aliens and to abolish all that are un necessary, but that they are handicapped by inadequate facilities. In other words, the just and equitable treatment of aliens is prevented, according to one immigration official, "by the slim ness of congressional appropriations, unwar rantably limited, in view of the fact that the income from arriving aliens in head money alone, since the beginning of the im migration service, has exceeded the total running expenses of the service by more than $2,000,000.” If congress were not so stingy, continues the official (in .vords to this effect) the United States would provide an administra tive board at Ellis Island, which would be authorized to act in individual cases, con sidering the circumstances which alter each one, and lifting the penalty of deportation BY DOROTHY DIX state. They are jus} near ehough together to get a clear view of all of each other’s faults, and not so close together that they are blinded by their very nearness. Each feels that he or she has claims on the other that he or she has no way of enforcing, and so jealousies and suspicions forever exist between them? Worse than all, just waiting wears the fine edge off anticipation, and when, at last, the long-deferred marriage does take place, the bride and groom can register none of the rapture they expected. They have little appetite for it as we have for the feast that has been delayed too long. The case is still more tragic when the par ties to a long engagement are separated, when, as generally happens, the girl stays quietly at home while the man goes forth ,-to adventures in the great world. She changes little, except that the years take their inevitable toll of her youth and good looks. She hardens in the mold of her en vironment, but he changes with every chang ing scene. He learns to adapt himself to new conditions. He gets a fresh viewpoint. He is polished by fiction with other minds. He learns to eat strange dishes to see new beauties, to have a thousand different stand ards from the ones to which he has been brought up. Hi is, to all intents aod purposes, a dif ferent man from the one who popped X.he question to Maud, or Mary, or Sally Jane on the night before he left home, and asked her to wait for him. She waited. She let years go by in which she endured a sort of vicarious widowhood. She missed the pleas ures of girlhood, because she had no beau to take her to parties, and out riding, and to theaters and to show her the good time that the unattached girls had. She w*as al ways waiting for John to come hack and get her, and John knows it, and every fiber of honor and manhood in him makes him return and redeem his promise, although he knows that he is wrecking both their lives in doing so. For he has outgrown her. She is no long er the woman he wants for a wife. She has nothing in common with the man he has be come. She doesn’t even love him as he is. She- loves the boy he used to be, and she never understands the man he has become. But they keep the long engagement, and live scrappily ever afterwards. . , The long engagement is always a mistake. It is a handicap for the man, and a hoodoo for the woman. A wise man never gives a woman a blanket mortgage on his future that she can foreclose at her pleasure, and a sensible girl never says, "Yes,” to a man unless he comes to her with a proposal in one hand and a marriage license in the other. Dorothy Dix’s articles appear in this news paper every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. whenever the facts seem to justify such a course. Ellis Island today is like a city with a police system, but without courts. The alien who commits the crime of being undesir able for admittance in the eyes of the law is arrested and sent to jail (or deported, which in some cases amounts to about the same thing) without a trial by judge or jury. A Typical Case There is the case of a young man, for instance, who arrived at the island from a South American country. He had lived in the United States for three years, coming origi nally through Canada, and had an Ameri can-born wife and child here. His trip to South America had been made to see his aged mother, who was at the point of death in the home of her other son. He appeared to have every qualification for residence in this country and was about to pass safely through the immigration inquisition when one official inquired almost as an after thought as to where the young man had been born. Unlucky young man! He was a na tive of British India, and as such could not possibly be admitted to the U. S. A. He was given permission to enter the country long enough to say goodbye to his wife and child, and then back to India, he had to go, back to a land he had not seen since early child hood, which was totally unfamiliar to him and where he had no friends or relatives. "Sometimes,” says an immigration offi cial, "a whole immigrant family is admitted, with the exception of one member—possi bly a girl of 15 or 16 who is pronounced a mental defective. The family may protest that she is normal but shy and dazed by her surroundings. In some cases girls have been temporarily admitted through desperate ne cessity; once in the country they have demon strated their normality to the extent of earning their own living; private experts have testified to Yet nothing can be done. Having been officially certified as “feeble minded - or for ‘constitutional psychopathic inferiority’ their exclusion is mandatory. Lest they get into the poorhouse or asylum at the public expense or become the ancestresses of a line of American defectives, they must be mercilessly separated from their families and deported. "In other cases, where a very young child out of several in a family is found to be de fective, the mother must be deported with it as ‘an accompanying’ 'a ien,’ leaving her other children here and returning to a land where she no longer has a home.” Incidents of this kind are said to be part of the daily routine at Ellis Island, and there does not seem to be any immediate hope for improvement. Yet many Americans continue to wonder at the ingratitude of our aliens, their lack of enthusiasm for Ameri canization, and their desire to tote the dol lars that they make over here joyously back home. PRESS TALK IN GEORGIA By JACK L. PATTERSON South Georgia News Service "The South Georgia News service, in augurated by the small daily papers, giving an inter-change of local news of the smaller cities, is one of the finest and most inter esting newspaper stunts that has been pull ed off in a long dme,” says the Thomasville Press. "It hits the spot by giving local news which the public appreciates.—Tifton Ga zette. This enterprise was projected by the “As sociated Daily Newspapers of South Georgia” at a recent meeting and is supplying a long apparent need —the dissemination of news that is not handled by any of the press services. The Pavo News Abroad As an evidence of the rapid growth of our circulation, we take pleasure in announciiM* the receipt of a subscription from Honolulu. The subscriber is an old Pavo boy, Robert Prentiss Reddick, who is in the United States navy and is wireless operator on the steam ship Anthony, now stationed at Pearl Har bor. Mr. and Mrs. Reddick, in addition to subscribing for themselves, are also sending it to another son, A. J. Reddick, at Barber ton, Ohio.—Pavo News. The home town paper will always receive a cordial welcome in the Reddick home. Around the World Tri-Weekly News Flashes From All Over the Earth. Indian Relics Found Discovery of relics, believed to be of the extinct Susquehannock tribe of Indians, is announced by Professor rrank C. Speck, of the department of,anthropology of? the Uni versity of Pennsylvania. His excavations were «.ade four miles from Port Deposit, Ja * field near the Susquehanna river. /Remains of tomahawks, wigwams and arrow heads are included in the collection. The Susquehannocks are probably the least known Indians on the continent, according to Dr. Speck, although a neighboring tribe, the Nanticokes, survive today in a community in Virginia, including more than 200 persons. Theater Cough Paris actors have decided to organize a campaign against the “theater cough.” Coughs, they said, have a habit of occurring at dramatic moments in the play and spoil ing thme effect intended by the playwright. There is little excuse for 75 per cent of the "theater coughs,” according to French spe cialists who say a moment’s concentration when the cough is felt to be coming on will usually prevent it. There have been instances of actors threatening to stop performances due to coughing in the audience. Kipling’s Sop Rudyard Kipling’s son, John, was one of thj thousands of soldiers lost in the —orld’a war whose fate is not officially recorded. He joined the army when barely 18 years old and was reported wounded and missing in northern France in October, 1915. When the war ended efforts were made to trace him and it was learned he had joined the British force bound to the Gallipoli pe ninsula. The vessel on which he sailed arrived in time for him to have taken part n the dsas trous fighting on the peninsular, but there is no record of him. In the hope that he might have been cap tured by the Turks, Charles M. Dickinson, former consul general at Constantinople, took up the search. Now he announces that a thorough hunt through the Far East, in which he was aided by many Turkish authori ties, has proved unavailing. Women Hoboes The town of Pasco, Wash., at the junction of the Northern Pacific and Union Pacific rail roads, is suffering from an influx of women hoboes, according to the chief of police there. An average of two women daily, dressed as men, have been caken from freight trains. Bolivian Federation Formation of a “Bolivian federation” to be composed of Panama, Venzula, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia and Evuador, was advocated by Jose Santos Chocano, poet laureate of Peru, in an address at the celebration of Panama’s one hundredth anniversary of jndpendence from Spain. He urged that this group join with the Mexican fedration in the adoption of uniform monetary and metric systems. He prophesid that, with the natural resources at their disposal, the groups thus united would becom independnt of th Unitd States in all respets. \ Senator Chocano’s address was recivd with hearty applause. He xplained that he chose the name, "Bolivian fedration,” be cause all the prospetiv membra were coun tries which had been liberatd by Genral Bolivar. Homicide Rcord Homicides in the United States during 1920 totaled approximately 9,000, a decrase of 500 from the 1919 record, according to a computation by Frederick L. Hoffman, third vice president and statistician of the Pruden tial Life Insurance Company of America. The figures, made public through the 'lps tator, showed - Memphis, Tenn., still in the with a killing record of 63.4 persons for* every 100,000 of population. The safest of thirty-one cities for which figures wer tabu lated was Rochester, N. Y., w’her th rate was but 1.3 for every 10G.000. » In the genral, the tables showed that south ern states, with larg'i ngro populations, had the highest homicide rat, and that the pro portion of negroes* slain was from three and one-half to sevn time that of whites. The average was slightly in excess of four to one. Tabulations for the period 1918-1919 grouped geographically showed the New Eng land states to be most law-abiding so far as homicide was concernd, with a rate of 2.8 for each 100,000. The southern group had the highest rate, 10.8. In the middle Atlan tic states the rate was 5.1; central states, 6.2; Rocky mountain states, 9.4, and Pacific coast states, 9.2. Os the larger cities, Boston had the lowst rate, 5.1; New York was second, wits 5.9. The Chicago rate was 10.3; San Francisco, 7.6; St. Louis, 12.6, and Cleveland, 12.5. Jap Plot The Japanese police are investigating a nation-wide bombing plot. In front of the Tokio railway station, where Printer Hara was assassinated, a bomb was exploded a few minutes before Prince Saionll boarded a train for his Okitsu residnee, just after the regency announcement had been made. No damage was done by the explosion. A bomb was planted in the driveway of the Osaka mansion of Baron K. Sumitomo, a millionaire banker, and presidnt of the Bessh Copper Smelting works. The bomb was exploded by a stumbling cart horse, ten minutes before the baron’s arrival from his Kyoto villa, wher he had been living in re tirement since last October, when he re ceived a number of threatening letters from discharged women. Boris Grey, a Russian, claiming British citizenship, is be’ng dtained by the Yoko ham police charged with distribtfting soviet literature and funds in Japan. The British embassy has not ben notified officially as yet, but an unofficial investigation is proceeding. QUIPS AND QUIDDITIES i A man went to order a wedding cake the other day. getting married,” he said to the girl in the bakery, "and I want a cake.” “Well, it’s the latest thing,” said the girl, "to ave wedding cakes in harmony with the bridegroom’s jailing or profession. Thus, a musician has an oat cake, an athlete a cup cake, a man who borrows money from his frie’ds a sponge cake, and sc forth, and so on. What is your calling, please?” "I’m a pianist,” answered the happy young man. "Then, of course,” said the girl, "you’ll w<xnt a pound cake.” A young golfer, a hopeless novice, pos sessed xood intentions. His first job after 1 a golf club was not to study the game, but to study the club rules. He was a stickler for obedience. He went round the course alone at first, having no desire to worry his friehds with his bad play. When at last they saw him returning they were surprised to find that he was wheeling a big wheelbarrow. "What on earth have you got there?” they asked. "Turf,” replied the novice. ‘‘l’m going to replace it.” . ..