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MILWAUKEE.Anton '''''J^- Ms rAC5 rRon GIG ernes High Winds Make Trouble for Gotham Pedestrians MEW YORK.The problem of how to conduct oneself, or where to conduct 11 oneself, or where to be conducted in nn 80-mile gale faced virtually every one who had the temerity to shut an apartment house door behind himself or herself on the way to business one morning recently. All sorts of per sons took the storm in all sorts of manners, but in the main New York regarded the draught rather seriously and went in whatever direction or at whatever velocity the breeze sug gested. One young woman who refused to give her name, address or any inkling of what she thought of the day was blown all the way across City Eali park from Broadway. She continued to run at the rate of about 20 miles an hour until she managed to get hold of an "L" pillar in Park Row. She swung around it three times and her hat was blown high in the air and hung suspended from the "L" structure. For three tortuous moments the young woman strove to keep a hold on the pillar and keep her tailor-made suit where a tailor-made suit should remain, after which she went running again and was carried straight through the swinging doors of a modest saloon on the east side of the street. There her hat was delivered to her and a policeman led her to the subway kiosk. Samuel Vichie, a twelve-year-old schoolboy living at 83 Oliver street, never knew his strength until that time. He was standing at the corner of Lafayette and Duane streets when the gale swept into his reefer and rompers and lifted him quite free of the earth. He flew across the street and landed against a team of stalwart horses. Both horses fell down, and a moment later, to the boy's utter astonishment, the truck rolled over after them. The boy suffered slightly from shock and greatly from ego. At nine o'clock a human chain formed at the corner of One Hundred and Forty-fifth street and Broadway and for more than half an hour a steady stream of persons made their way to the subway by the expedient of getting a place in the line and holding onto the hand of the person before them. On the Same Plan Youth Might Have Started Harem ERSEY CITY.No matter how patriotic one may be, it does not pay to have more than one wife, James Hanlon, an eighteen-year-old sailor, learned when he was arraigned before Magistrate Grossman on a charge of bigamy. Hanlon enlisted when this country entered the war. Clad in his uniform he made a big impression on the girls in his neighborhood. October 15 he married Miss Elizabeth Connolly of 26 Erie street, Jersey City. The ceremony, Hanlon told Assistant Dis trict Attorney McCrystal, to whom he surrendered when he heard a warrant had been issued for his arrest, was performed in Jersey City by Rev. Wil liam T. McLaughlin of St. Mary's Bo man Catholic church. January 7, Han- lon admitted, he shipped again, with Miss Emma Bolk of 503 East Eighty- third street, Manhattan. Wife No. 1 learned of the second Mrs. Hanlon and got a warrant for Hanlon's arrest. "How did you expect to take care of two wives on yourfsalary?" Mr. McCrystal asked him. "Oh, I'd live with them both," was the naive reply. "They are not very big and I guess I could keep them from pulling each other's hair if they tried to start anything." Hanlon told Mr. McCrystal Emma Bolk knew when she was married to him that he had married Elizabeth Connolly. The second wife denied this. She said she had seen Hanlon and Miss Connolly come out of the church October 15, but thought they were coming from confession. She admitted the couple were followed by a crowd that threw old shoes and rice at them. "I thought it was a joke," she explained, "and I joined in the fun." Magistrate Grossman sent Hanlon to the Tombs in default of $1,500 bail for examination. Elopement Plans Ended by Stern Policewoman crap game and a policewoman ended what had been planned as a happy elopement for "Yak" Williams and his erstwhile "future," Margaret Cordlth. It all happened in a West side theater. "Yak," a veteran newsboy at Madison and Halsted streets, had talked things over with Margaret, and the stage was set for the elopement. "Yak" counted his day's earnings$2.50but still not -enough to get married on. An alley crap game profited him to the tune of $37.50. With the money rucked away in a secret pocket, he rushed to break the glad tidings to .Margaret. Margaret agreed to pack up at once, but said if they left before night fall her mother would become suspicious. So they agreed to take the mid- night train for Milwaukee. In the meantime "Yak's" luck.took another turn, and this time the bones failed him to the extent of the entire forty. "Yak" came back to Margaret crestfallen. Margaret was determined not to let their future happiness be halted by a mere few dollars, and from a girl friend she borrowed all$3.60. The happy couple decided to take In a "movie" before the train left Mar- garet was restless and "Yak" was nervous. Their actions, coupled with their possession of the two overpacked suitcases, aroused the suspicions of a po- licewoman in the theater. Despite protests, they were marched to the Desplaines street Station. Mrs. O'Brien, Margaret's mother, was sent for. With a daggerlike glance at her "almost" son-in-law she rushed to her daughter's side. She per- suaded Margaret to return home. "Yak" is still selling papers on the corner, and is confident that he'll win his bride yet. Youth Merely Victim of Overvaulting Ambition Tuczynski is employed as an attendant at Muirdale. He took a trip to Windlake and Hayes avenues. A call was received by the police to send the patrol wagon to that section. "When we got there this fellow told me that a man bad tried to hold up a girl, but that he got away," said Patrolman Zarek. The patrol wagon was sent back with a much-disgusted crew. "About ten o'clock I came across the defendant- after he had told a small boy that he was Probation Offi cer Kelley. and that he was in that neighborhood to break up the gang known as the 'Bloody Sixty-Four,'" said Zarek. "What was the matter with you?" asked Judge Page, when the accused was'arraigned in his court. "Well, your honor. I have an application in to be appointed a probation officer, and 1 thought that if I went down In that section and cleaned up a good case it would help my future." said Tuczynski. Then you thought that a little practice would make yon perfect for the position which you desired" said Judge Page. "I think he is a little gone in the upper story," interposed Patrolman Zarek. By order of Jndge Page, Doctor Rupp examined the defendant, and his decifnon was as follows: The boy Is sane, but he has a bug on being appointed probation officer, and I advised him that unless he mended his ways he would not be an en oloyee of the county but a patleat of Doctor Young." He was fined $& THE TOMAHAWK, WHITE EARTH, MINN. KRAINE, the part of Russia which has set up an indepen dent government and made a separate peace with the cen tral powers, is a country rich in natur al resources that need only systematic development. Ukraine covers 850,000 square kilo meters, an area greater than that of France and only a little less than that of Italy, Spain and Portugal together, George Raffalovich, a Ukrainian by birth and an authoritative historian, writes in the New York Sun. Taking the figures usually given by European writers of repute, there are today 29,000,000 Ukrainians in the southwestern provinces of Russia, be tween 1,000,000 and 2,000,000 in Si beria, where they have, especially in the Amur region, extensive settle ments 3,500,000 in Eastern Galicia, 40,000 in northern Bukowina, and per haps 500,000 in northern Hungary on the southern slopes of the Carpathian mountains. The bulk of the Ukrainians consists, therefore, of those in Ukrainian Rus- sible to the assembly for his actions. If he offended he was incontinently de prived of his office. The assembly, called rada, was pe riodical and comprised representatives of all classes of the community, who often criticized freely the policy of the hetman. In the interval between radas the hetman ruled the country by a se ries of decrees. When any section of the Ukrainian community was dissatis fied with the person or the policy of the hetman it was entitled to call to gether a rada, which in such cases was called a black rada. If the black rada happened to be representative enough, and the complaint met with the ap proval of the majority, the hetman might be compelled to resign. While the Muscovites lived under an absolute monarchy, while the Poles were ruled by a haughty and exclusive aristocracy, in Ukraine all were free un der the Lithuanian kings, and repub lican institutions were gradually tak ing root. Many people would leave the surrounding country and go to set tle in Ukraine. Such names preserved Views of Kharkov and Ekaterinoslav. sia, in Galicia and In Bukowina, for they inhabit the compact territory which is only artificiallyor shall we pay politically7-^-dIvided between Rus sia, Austria and Hungary. Leaving out the Rusniaks, or Ukrainians of Hun gary, who express no desire to work politically with the other members of their nation, and who insist, even in America, upon societies of their own, we have a population of over 33,000,000 stretched between the Caucasus, the Black sea, the Carpathian mountains and the San river. The Ukrainian Governments. The purely Ukrainian governments of Russia arc: 1. Ukraine of the right bank (of the Dnieper), Podolia, Volhynia, Kief and Kholm. 2. Ukraine of the left bank (of the Dnieper), Tchernlhov, Poltava, Khar kov, southwest Khursk, Voronezh and the region of the Don Cossacks to the Sea of Azov. 3. On both sides of the Dnieper lies the Steppe Ukraine, comprising Ekate rinoslav, Kherson and the eastern parts of Bessarabia and Taurls. 4. North Caucasus, adjacent to the region of the Don Cossacks, comprls- in the Ukraine as O'Brien and O'Rourke tend to prove that people came from much farther to settle in the happy land. Great Cereal Country. The famous black soil of Ukraine covers three-quarters of the country. To the north as well as in the Carpa thian mountains are some 110,000 square kilometers of forest. The agri cultural soil covers 53 per cent of the aggregate territory of Ukraine and 32 per cent, If we take in the whole of European Russia, which is, however, six times greater than Ukraine itself. The annual production of cereals in Ukraine Is two-thirds of the whole pro duction in the recent Russian empire. It is greater than that of Germany or Prance. The exportation of grains from Ukraine amounts to 27 per cent of the production, and of all the wheat exported from Russia nine-tenths comes from Ukrainian lands. As a matter of fact, the trade of Ukraine is more developed than that of any part of all Russia. Ukraine ranks highest among all the countries that compose the vast Rus sian empire as to the annual agricul tural production. Wheat, barley and Farm in Ukraine. ing Knban and the eastern parts of the Stavropolskoi and Therska govern ments. In all these districts the Ukrainians form from 76 to 99 per cent of the total population, the rest being Jews. Poles and, lastly, Russians. The Rurik dynasty founded Ukraine. When it disappeared, as all monarchies rnnst the next organization that kept the Ukraine lands together was the re public of the Cossacks, whose domain overlapped Lithuania and Poland, who occupied much of the Ukraine soil. The Cossacks were organized some thing on the lines of the chivalry of western Europe. Their precepts were obedience, piety, chastity and equal ity. The assembly t^as *h only authority they recognized. The hetman (head man) was elected by and was raspon- rye are the staple crops of Russian ag riculture, and the annual production In Ukraine of these grains amounts to one-third of Russia's output. As to other farm products, Ukraine's position is also conspicuous. Beet root, for instance, Is especially cultivated In the Ukrainian provinces of Podolia, Volhynia, Klefl" and Kher son those provinces together yield five-sixths of the sugar beet produc tion of all Russia. Ukraine produces almost all the tobacco of the old em pire, and she has tho largest and finest orchards and vineyards of Russia. The immense natural resources of Ukraine furnish splendid opportunity for the development of manufacturing industries. As a matter of fact, 62 per cent of Russia's auuual production of pig iron and 58 per cent of Russia's production of steel come from Ukraine. Plan Outlined for Making Melting Pot Do Its Full Duty Toward Democracy By DR. 1. N. HOLLIS, President of Worcester Polytechnic Institute Through our workshops and our schools and through associations we should teach ideals of citizen ship. This is more important than importing into the United States great examples of art in Europe. The perpetuation of German or other foreign societies in America is unthinkable, and we ought to break that down in one way or another. There should be a great organization within the United States for Americanism, and it ought to be used to counteract all other influence by public speaking and by a more effective propaganda than the Germans can ever again 6et up in America. Tins is the melting pot, and it is our duty to make 6ure that, when the whole mass is fused, it remains an American democracy firm in its convictions. If there is to be service in war, the whole nation, every individual, men, women and children, must share in the sacrifice and must be pre- pared. We listened too closely to the politician a few years ago, and we have been fed up with three or four thoughts that would destroy the dis- cipline and the correct reasoning of any nation if that nation believed them. I have never been a believer in the German system, because it gave too much control into the hands of a comparatively small number of offi- cers constituting the German general staff. The idea of service beneath that system is, however, good. It makes for the education of young men and for obedience to law. Military training is probably the best method we have of American- izing the young men who come to us from foreign countries, and every one of them ought to be required to take his turn of service. It is not necessary that a foreign citizen making his home here should be required to bear arms against his old country but he should, for the sake of teach- ing him American ideals and American institutions, be obliged to take his place in the camps with young Americans if he is permitted to make his living on our soil. The simplest of military training is learning how to keep step, and that is a great moral influence. We need it beyond everything else in this coimtry, whore the forces are so pronotincedly cen- trifugal. Keep step! American People Should Not Forget Foremost Fighting Man in the World By FRANK J. KIRCH. Private. 36th U. S. Infantry. Headquarters Company, 3rd Division, Camp Greene, Charlotte. N. C. The regular of our army is an independent, care-free fighting man, who will never complain in any circumstances. I should like to say a word in behalf of this straight soldier, who goes ahead with his task and does not whimper because the other fellows get all the "goodies" and attention from the folks at home. So much has been made of National army men and National Guards- men, whose home ties arc, perhaps, stronger than those of the regulars, that the man who enlisted under Uncle Sam's flag to fight as a "sure- enough regular" is receiving less thought and less of the good things of life. The regular will not ask for anything except that which is his due from the constituted military authorities. He can growl, perhaps, as frequently as any civilian, but lie growls only when he knows he is not getting what the law intends he shall have. For mollycoddling he cares not a bit, but he is just as human as anj eelective service man or National Guardsman in this whole broad land. In these days, when solicitude is felt for the selected man and Guards- man, let some heart thought go out to the regular. He does not get as many letters from home as the other men get. Frequently the regular has no family ties except those of the great human family, but at that he appreciates it when he knows he is being remembered. No one ever asks about the fighting qualities of the regular, because the question is unnecessary. He is licked only when he is dead. He doesn't ask for kind thoughts or kind gifts, but he is grateful if he receives them. The American people .should not forget the foremost fighting man in the world, the United States regular, and they should try to convince him in some way that they appreciate the fact that he is taking his life in his hands for their sake and the sake of democracy. Democrats Are Willing to Go on Fighting Until Thrones Disappear By WILLIAM ENGLISH WALLING. Awkan Allianc* for Labor and Dwcracy In all the leading countries of the world the tories are uniting for an immediate or German peace. They are not friends of the Prussian junkersnot by any meanshut they realize that to defeat the Prussian junkers and the semidemocratic governments of the entente countries, England, France and Italy, may have to be further democratized. Thif democratizing would mean the end of the entente tories. Therefore the plutocrats and aristocrats of these countries are now ready for a junker peace. If the war is prolonged for another year or more their estates- monopolies and privileges will be confiscated. Lansdowne in England has secured the support of a large part of the British lords and carls for his policy of surrender. Caillaux in France was involved with a large number of the leading plutocrats and aristocrats of that country. It took over a year before the French chamber of deputies dared to put this powerful personality on trial. In Italy Giolitti has the support of a large part of the plutocracy and aristocracy, and has been working steadily for a German settlement from the very beginning of the war. In a late dispatch from England* Sir Algernon Methuen gives tba tory reason for supporting the Lansdowne peace movement. Unless the war is settled forthwith, Sir Algernon says: 'Thrones will disappear and foundations of society be shaken." Exactly I If the war is prolonged a year or sothe time required to administer a thorough defeat to the junkersthrones will disappear, aria* tocracies will be abolished and plutocracies will receive their death blow. Therefore, say the tories, let the war be ended forthwith, Therefore, say the world's democracies, let the war continue.