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THE ST. JOSEPH OBSERVER, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1922 (A THE SI, JOSEPH QSSEBvLll ! V It N it F It i; V T A J Ivillltir nuil I'dt.M-utT Rll L'lJMONiJ SrilEKI TKI'2PllOMl AIAIN.18J !lutP ts- Kdllorl! TKIt.M u: KUJMCUIPTION Per Ymr l.Ol Ai'VfrtUIt.j Itules on Applicant.!! Address At! Communications to T11K OtISUHVUlt 811 Kamond Ot. St. Joseph. Mo- Knterd nt tuo Postotflce in St Joscuh. Missouri, n Second Cmao Ma.: Matter. AMF.HICA'S KTAKli IN Hl'ROPK For throe ears America krpt out of the great war, on ai count of holding to uur traditional policy of keeping out of foil Ik n entanglement, ami it waa only when dark clouds of battle hung low over the allied armies that Anieilea throw herself Into the strug. gle to save tt normal Europe aril a normal world. HeTriforced by Ameri can troopa and harked by the vat leeources of America the allies ground down tho enemy am lies and fmcvd their capltul itlon. Amentia stake In that decision is represented l.y her thousands and tens of thousands of dead aoldlera; la rep resented ! an army of 221,000 crip pled and wounded soldiors; la repre sented by an original outlay of thirty, five, bllllo.is of dollars', which trill amount to a hundred billions ot dol lars befoie tho last cent of war debt :ind war expeuso la piid. It has boon four yoara alncn the wnr ended, nnd oil tho while tho after wnr conditions xhave been getting worse. Tho bungling of the Versailles treaty has characterized tho handling of things generally by tho allies. With four years of tinkering at readjustment slnro tho armistice the alllet have failed to measure up to their responsibilities. The reason for this Is that they are too eloso to tho situation and are still too strongly under tho prejudice of the war, and are dominated by' their divergent na tional Intorests. Considered as a whole, tho general i ondltlon of Europe today Is scarcely ! ss deplorable than it was ut the end ot ir ned hostilities. In many respects J in much worse This Is p (illy tine of Oermany J id Auatrli. with their money ays Ann" whnll hroken down, with povor Cj i-mvwing nt the soul of the people, "lth the spirit of holnhevlsm and olV.red Ims Insinuating Itself Into the re ills of ire people and with no light rnftrattnp the somber gray of life, 1,'th Its eold nnd hunger and deprlva 1 ion" Austria's epilation la hopeless: '.rmnny Is now a world menace. The. Au-trlins are gentle people, ruling out. There are only six mil lions of them, while the Hermans number seventy to eighty millions a forceful, determined people, stag serin? undi-r an Indemnity which In their demoralisation nnd poverty they couldn't lift In a thousand years. It la hopelessly Impractical to In riot on onsHving a rar down through tho conturlfH A big race, rapidly ex panding, a race with courage and spirit and genius for rgnnlsatlnn. will not be so enslaved The purpose kep 'lermany "1on, to keep her n pnerty, to keep hr In mibjugatl u no that she an nrver again be ;! a military men. at . Is a eolossa". fiPa-y. The pursuit of this policy Ii Minis i term any an economic meni'- to nil Ki.mpe and to the world '1 N maV other world o'flan.tlm ionn nothl , 'e The reoH' i it lnV r the . We- i ' i il y psj i jt i led 1 . " i'1'ci and I1 a tltude .1 1 il 'ch on ei ' eo ' il 'h In reap", f lm ' i i 1 i i h i on ' for an- It can nltlr-s by its ile. general mlc and of the ?red a a V ole, a, ii,. ill I nU'iide, iiimv i i i f tl American ilttT? of the Amerl- n spirit. The truth la tli .'I1b are now no i uer to a all'! amy solution of tlo- after war cnn) luns In Rurops t i hi they wore to a uliimph at arm l;on Amsrlev answered their urgent r.i'l for help, America furnished the i . .tn then; America ean furnish 1 1 eolation now and should da ao. .. n.rloa's aUk la the triumph of ilid armKj America's stake In a nor t .'il H'jropej Antei lea's alaka In world i ; e make thla aotion Imperative. HOTTB WW I- TO UM1. H V It nit--.' 'i.i'-mf wcp of !i ipv .. i !'t J .' it : 1 1 id t'i li.i . i ini- o'ljer i i other m id i n op- 11.1 J fust hit I I i ill v on the public and i ,i il II. who Is p il 1 a sal ii y , u y n tiiin a. large an the I'usl-il- ili to ilia i lip tbo movlue, bus i ii, ( tluncil t:-.o mote -nnd his t (plan ttfon 1 1 on that Were It not on a subject in which every father And mother who value their sons' nnd daughter' futures Is vitally Interested, would be laughable. In explaining which doe not explain motion cleaner Hays aaid: "I hope wo can start the new year w-.th no yesterdays. Live and let live Is not enough. Wo will try to llva and help live." "Then, too," added Mr. Hays, 'tho action waa taken In tho spirit of Christmas and It waa believed that fullest co-nptrallon tn all bronchus of the motion picture Industry vould be beet advanced by clearing the statu at fr as pomlblo." Of course the moral ruin of your daughter or mm la all subversive to "the spirit of Christmas," so you xhnuld not let that little fact Intel -fire. And it Is likewise true that Arbuckln's pictures brought lots of laughter to millions and that he used to hate no difficulty getting by the if ensor. Just his mlxun in a 'wild paity" brought public disfavor upon hlin. There Is a Chinese adage that ' the gods cannot help a tnon who loses opportunity." If "Fatty" has oppor tunity to go hack to work In his pro fession, he cannot be blamed for tak ing it. And what but the mm tea could help him? There will doubtless be man) waiting to see this "come-back." It was nice of Mr. Hays to think of helping "Fnttv" to live and In the '.pirlt or Christmas," too. Uut one ro ask whether tho uppermost thought was to help the public or to help the box office receipts of the mo tion picture Industry "by clearing the slate as far am possible?" Mr. Hays wants to have the motion picture industry start tho new year "with no yesterdaya." It might bo grand tf all of us could erabe some )esterdays. But there cjnnot bo any todsy without yesterday. So Roscoo Is today the sum of what he has been. He la lust as rotten morally today aa ho wan on that day when Virginia ltaupp met her death In his rooms In an orgy so vile and Indecent that even the lowoat brothel In the most do waded quarters in the world would have blushed to have sueh an exhibi tion of laaclvioua Indecency glvon In ltu putrid confines. Lot Fatty stay In dlegraco and do gradation where ho belongs. wis .snoriin KnurATE ixm 1'IiACIJ A sinister propaganda floods a na tlon when It Is at war as witnoss the .ase of our last in which nearly all of ua participate schools, news papers, speakers nnd God eavo the mark Christian pulpits. The enemy is painted all bkuk; it Is treason to say that ho has a redeeming quality Our nation and cause aro painted all In purer L white, It Is treason to say that there can possibly be a fault tn us or our attitude. War U painted all glory and righteousness; It Is treason. Ir. time of war, to be nppoped to war or to dare refuse, even on grounds of Christianity, to take part in it. That impact of a nation at war any nation. Including our own Is In somo re spect the ugliest phase of war. Talso liood reigns, and truth la mobbed. Justice U drivon to cover, and Injus tice rules unchecked. Men aro pent tn prison or mobbed for daring to be Christian enough to refuse to 1:111 iheir fellow men. Liberty In throt tledliberty of speech, prep, and jtrson. Men aro persecuted for Hay ing things and meaning them that In time of peace tre all bold to bo noble. It la conceivable that a nation rulstht enter a war with eight out of ten people opposed to war. Indeed, It Is doubtful whether, under modern conditions, any people would vote for ar tn a secret ballot. Tot becauto or tho pressure of an artificial public o)laiou, terror would be so great that none of these majority opponents of W3r wouia aar to conriao in eacn I "u-cr- If they did date, the gecret vould be out, and the rulers who pro- Iued the war would be told to go out tnJ fight il themselves. I .. .. . ...a .. Thure hs been enough education of pubiio opinion for war In thU vmm Id. There 1 need of grtatcr edu ath.n of public opinion for poaoo. If 8 unkind la not utterly hopelesH and untoaohable, the world war and Its I'easelea aftermath should bo enough to set that education going in the light diieuUnn, That direction Ho toward the goul of peace on earth, good will lowsxd men, .whtsh will name any time Immunity clearly i hat war and tho monsea of rallanco upon force are cursei that It nuod not boor a moment longer than It wants lo. Tllli t'tUUld IVAVU WOW HAM PANT Ev.ry Ut. Joseph eltlien felt this u It Ilk giving three yella and u 1 1 wlim detectives Bads and KulU i i ii' i ie4 tho two highwaymen . in an ho : after thoy had perpe. .. l t i.oiiiun. Attar they we i. 'i 'i i ,1 .no cf them explained that tl'i ti jp i'i lie win engaged In banditry itti that it is "nn cany way to make money." Tills (Tplnnatlnn I" decidedly IP freshing, for It Is doubtless what most of the bandits are thinking these day. And If they have to kill someone, to gain a few dullani, that seemt a sinnll matter. Highway robbery does not seem to bo considered tho helnoun crime that It one was, either by courts, robber" or by pa rote and pardons board". Tho frequency with which thla class of criminal escapes Hrreet and the rela lively light punishment they receive. If arrested, together ulth. tho "easy money" they enjoy. If they escape. encourages thow with criminal ten- donclet to enter tho game of highway rflubery. Somo dny tho screws of Justice will bf put down hard upon theso fellow" who have no respect for private prop erty and little more respect for human life. They nro a menace to society. They have no right lo ho at large. And the fact that there are ro many set ting nway with murder and with mmi ranging from a few dollars to hun dreds of thousands of dollars encour ages Indolent fellows to join the ban dit gangs. Pevero punishment Is tho only mean" of tea' hlng criminal" ot thla cl.irs how to behave Ilka clyllltod mor tals. Tin: nn.'.'.nssr.D sai:i;ch Most unsatisfactory and dlsatluslon- Ing must he tho life of tho canned sar dine. To be forcibly jammed up against other sardines for long periods of time must be tr)lng In the extrenu. Clote proximity to be enjoyable must be voluntary and we must he free lo eserelso rour own selective power" n to whom we shall be jammed up agalnrl. Consider tho effect of audi close confinement on the ogo urgo of tho sardine. The enforred Inhibitions must causo no end of Injurious otn plexcs. Imagine tluj psychoIoBlcnl etato of nn attractive young sanllno who cravc! to express herseli In mo tion In dancing for Instance Pup pose she had Inherited her lonplns for motion from her father who Is nn en gineer of a submarine expresn train, or a conductor on the hlg. speed culf stream belt line Tho effect of tho repression of her urgoa upon her must bo frightful. Her uniatlsfled crailnK for self-osjiresslon, through displace ment, might develop an aruto pain In her caudal fin. No doubt thoro aro oven sadder eases than this. The enforced passivity must grad ually break down tho self-confidence and aggressiveness of tho nvoraso sardine. Perhaps this accounts for tho surprising softness of their backbones A lowly editorial writer's Interest In the sardlno and his passionate sympa thy with It In Its cruel dcstlnv, vvero aroused this morning tn a south bound tCrug Park streot ear. He was jammed In between several garllc-lovlng people whose dorsal fins perhaps wo should say elbows raised considerable havoc with his costal processes. Tins is itF.u.iA snirmsi.w. Senator Drookhart, tho new sop member from Iowa, Is just nn ex soldler with no very substantial rea sons why ho should not ho a radical of tho' farm-bloc order nnd a leader In milking troublo for President Ilard Ins and tho old puard on their prec ious ship subsidy hill. It was ex poctod. Hut tho new republican senator, James Coureni from Michigan, 1j tell ing thorn Another and extremely, novel story. Ho Is known to bo a very rich man ond !.) stld to be worth $30,000, 000. and tho old Kuard hnvo Croat reipoet for $30,000,000. Heretoforo tho old guard havo hnown where to place a man with so much us that and they believed they knew where to rlace this man. If anything ought to tun truo to form It Is 830,000,000. Vet Senator Couzens ii found shar ing loadcrs'ilp with Urookhait In pushing tho (ihlp subsidy bill n.sldo and bringing up farm credits legUla. tlon across Its way. He evon declares that ho Ii onposcd to consideration of the nubsldy bill In n rongrvns which has been repudiated at tho polls. This Is doubly nttontshlnjr. Tho reaction of the Whlto Houso and tho old guard to It cannot bo Ices than shocking. When was a multi-mllllonalro sonator ovor known heforo cither to look cold ly on r public subsidy scheme or to bo very meticulous In tho use of los'" lattvo power vvhon being withdrawn by popular voto? The president will be more than over convinced that the return to nor malcy Is hopeless, HANDWHITIXG AND OTJTISR "llXVnilTS" Vry fow days thiro U a oaso In our courts In which handwriting or other "exports" lire usfifl, onil ixvoat streM ! laid on tlioao experW testimony, The fact U that none ut these so pilled "experts'1 liiiow any moro than '1 'nB ordinary person, who make? no pro tense and oolleots no bxhorbltant fef As to Hi value of tllrsa "exports'1 a oabe In point )n" which they were tried out, over l,t Nebraska this weok where the question ot tho validity of tho signature to a 41,000 nolo was In question und s) of theso so called-- and high prtcod "experts" wcro call, od In, nnd wete shown eight slgna lines of the alleged maker of tho note, Four ot theee, It later turned out, were genuine nnd four had bnen written by a sophomore In the stato university for tmj In this trial. Tho expert" studied t'ho eight signatures with care. They wero urged to look thorn over "to tholr satisfaction." Home of them used heavy glasses. All of them omptoyed every hit of skill and Ineenulty at their command to loeato tho cenulno nnd the spurious signatures. Ono of tho spurloui notes was pro nounced good by all of tho six experts. Ono of the cenulno notes wa.s called Rood h)' mo of the six, spurious: by thiee nnd left undecided by two. One of the spurious signatures was called pood by five of the men nnd bad by one. Another genuine, name was call ed Rood by one, spurious by four, and doubtful by one. So II went through the list. These expeit", by tho way, are men ot the lilijlirat character nnd teputatlon In the local banking field. Thero was no question ns to Ihe hon esty or the Intelligence of their eforts. The result was that when the Jury men went to their room they did' not consider the testimony of the expetts woithy of discussion, if was waved aIJo ps of no consequence." The ver dict was made up wholly on the cir cumstances surrounding the nole. wori.nx'T i:t.n hi: missf.d Theie ato a "whole pastel" ns the Rifted nd ubiquitous Doc Snyder would Hjy, of people here In St. Jos eph who etrut about with the Idea thai they nro of vast Importance, and that they really amount to somctlilnK and would bo missed It they wore taken away. The real fact la that their aliwnre would not even bo no ticed, nnd this Rlolm would ro on Just ns though they had never existed. Just rupposo for nn Instant that all of tho turmoil and hustle of tho world stopped. Suppose every human being on tho planet, nt the sirao tlmo Inhaled n deadly gas, and dropped In his or her track". For a low minutes, more or lets, somo great machines would tush on, through the seas, on tho rail, down tho country roads. Tho clocks would tick and stilkc, for twelve hours more, Or perhaps (or eight dass. Then tho tnan-m'ido noises vvnuld ceai-e- forever. For a while, n vast hush would seem to havo fallen about' tho places whero man had been. And then, slowly, thiouRh the days tho weeks, the months, tho other toainlng life upon tho planet would come Into its own. Presently, In city Btrcets, the nnlmals of field and for est would appear. In tho farm lands, the weeds and Brasses would pread themcelvcs as cover for a multitude of busy denizens. In tho forest Blades and along tho country lanes, In orchards nnd about plantntlon homesteads, tho chorus of bird voices would ring undisturbed. And In tho measureless flepth3 of space, this old earth, with Its filmy envelope of llvo-glvlng nlr, under which man had gone his way for an Instant out of eternity would whirl on Its path, untroubled and the samo. An empty wotltl If wo aro Rono7 Wo wouldn't be missed. Hi: D11VD THIHTKHN CHNTITIHES The Caruso candlo has been com pleted nnd tho Intontlon la thot It shall last for olghteen centuries, so that, In or about the yoar 3723 on All Soul's day the priest at tho Church of Our Lady at Pompolt will light Its moiser titub for tho last time, That dato Is almost an far ahoad of us as tho birth of Chrtstlahlty Is bo lilnd un. It la a date far beyond any tho prophets havo carod to meddle with beyond vory vagus and general terms. Most of our troubles it is pretty sure, will not thon bo found on tho records nt nil und all these mo montotw yeais and thrilling dayj of adventure whli h niHko up our life may bo comprossed Into a spiritless para graph. Hvon so, ono U tumptod to ipegulaW on tho pllgtim who will visit tho Cari- ro I'uiiuie, eny, in anuu A, JJ. VVO snail havo boen dCAd thtrtoen centuries, which puis us in tho samo olass rols,. lively, as DlooMlnn and Constantino, Theo visitors will come by a moans u transport probably unknown to us tua serutlulze. thu dwindling flame mr mounting the naiiio of the grout tenor of the dawn ot tho Industrial ago, Doubtless books. wH be written t books are used thon and legend will grow up; ohlldren wllj bo taught tho story of this dy with a much nstpn Uhment, doubtless, w we, should fee could we have a glimpse forward to that. Eighteen eenUirleal i - 'fj' A OIIAIJjUNOU TQ THE AVHiTM COLLaU Heglnntnp next Monday 111? wajffl soulo pf the St, Louis platererg will fee ralsod from H7ll to H.BO per QW, whloh means. a for p,gt)t lipura dally for nix days lih) vcoVa wages wilt amount to $73, no mattor whotlier he Is a grammarian 0? possesses a collcgo diploma. A spokesman for tho men Justifies the now wage rate by the fact of a shortaRo of plasterers lo meet tho demand and failure of tho ttado lo nttract young men for ap prenticeship. A Is tho demand for service so shall bo tho reward. This Is n rulo which should work out In labor as well an In business. What Is to bo tho rosult? Tho ten dency to skilled labor scarcity la uni versal. Thero Is no reason to suppose that the upward trend will bo confined to plasterers' wages alone. This means that, In tho end. the ront of tho white, collar man, vvIiobs salary Is even now much less than tho wage of tho plas teier, will bo further ralsod, living will become Impossible, and. If his salary Is not raised, ho will becomo a plasterer or other skilled manual worker. HOW 'IX) CFIli: VOt'll COLD The half or more of the people of Pt. Joseph suffering with bad colds should be awaro of tho fact that curing it cold Is really a very simple matter ono might Bay it was elemental. In tho first placo go homo and go to bed. Cover yourself up warmly, nnd bo suto thnt theie Is proper ven tlljtlon, US-.UI Ing.plenty of fresh nlr. Then call In all your friends nnd nsk them to j;lvo their advice as to tho next step to be taken. Also invlle them to send their fi lends to give fur ther advice. Before they have concluded ou will not bo bothered by the cold. The people of the Fulled States will never agree that the war debt tho Alllca owe us shall bo cancelled no matter how long It takes them over there to pay It, and Incidentally are paying no attention to Otto Kahn who represents the banks und would have our loans cancelled In order that his bank und the other Kawtcrn money sharks who mado loans to the Allies may be able to collect their accounts first. Prohlbltlon which wan Rolng to eloso off all sin In St. Joseph' is sue ceedliiR finely. There were only fifty- eight Christmas drunks who paid a fino or went to jail, from the police court Tuesday. Suro It prohibits and "we need no vvorkhouso or Jails" so tho prohibitionists who toll anything to gain nn end will say, no matter how- far tho truth Is removed from their statements. Tho various educational and state Institutions hero and over the state nro running at a mad gallop and each nnd every one of thorn havo asked for enough money from the legisla ture that convenes Monday to tldo them over for a dozen years Instead of two. Tho appropriations will bo carefully pruned and tho raid on the otato treasury' halted. Old Mrs. Almon Honslcy of Eng land, whose mouth Is marred from a diarrhoea of words, In tolling us that In a fow years we need have no more marrlago ceremonies, but men and women will Just contract with each other. We are near enough to the pale of prostitution now, without following her ldlotlo doctrine. Old Fatty, tho male bawd, must have hod "somo Influence" with Willie Hays to get him to rocommend that hs be again taken back to the arms of the people. A chambermaid's Job In a livery stablo la tho proper placo for fellows 'such as Fatty and NO. WHKItK ELSH. If Mrs, May Hunt Nolan of Cali fornia, who Is trying to succeed her h'usband In oongrcss, looks nnythlng like the picture that Is printed In the Gazette, It to be hoped that she Is left at the post, for that face would stampede the House In a Jiff)-. Oronezah, the speexl craxrd motor car driver who was killed on Lake Avenue Sunday when his par struck a post, got Just what waa pomtng to htm. Had he let the stuff alone ho would not have exceeded the speed limit and would ha nllvo, Jildge John Hi MeCldhnJian is cer tainly entitled, to the nympnthy of the community Qyer ,e )nSB of his noble Christian wife, That she was taken away op their weddtnc nnntvergnry roiiflered It particularly hard for her husband and ohlldren, ':is ' " 1 'v ti OJA Bohupp (wid. sovrjo of lite paid. Halelletea plrould 1qc no time In gets Una to Pi, JCKrh. anil beginning ops orations. Fifty-eight drunVa before the jpolloe oourt tn jjme. morning this YWl thouVrt ellct h!a hearty dlsap; proval una! b.otlliy. On? of the goefl tea'tupc, pf the oqmljiff IvaMalure, wHlph convenes Nwiflay, u uiftt th,a gap iievienam ffovernnr Woyrt will ha a hojienttty In U)i fiCMlon tho domoorato havo a. majority, I jj--tf--- is Wo Jippa a, ypu, ntwPtefl y9W self onoujjh (n ttie poor kiddies pf tho city p help mal;o Christmas a happy day for llmm, If not you havo Now Year right here on which to tr.ako good, The stato unlvoralty nlono Is grab bing for over nix million dollars for thnt Institution. For tho amount ot Rood that It does, a corresponding ratio would glvo that Institution aboutj $10,000. If prohibition Is being enforced so woll, why docs tho President yant all of tho covornors to cdnio back again In February "to talk It over?" Tho Democrata will bo In tho saddle at Jefferson City this session and tho Hydo robber taxes will havo to stand a paring nnd trlmmln?. If Otto Kahn la so anxious tn cancel tho war debt of the allies, suppose ho stait out by cancelling whnt la owod by tho allies to his bank. It Is a pity that tho drys should hnvo n big lobby at tho stato capital lo tell tho people not tho truth about the movement. Christmas did things for tho poor children of tho city who under the system ndopted fared exceedingly well. There are nn resolutions for tho St. Joseph man to make this year since Volstead has mado It unlawful. Now start In and writo It 1923. A Happy New Tear. What the Missouri Editors Are Saying Heed Will Attend lo It The ship subsidy bill has pased tho house, but It won't pass the senate, for Senator James A. Heed will attend to that. Howell County Gazette. Uceauso Horn Tliat Way Most people net that way becauso they wero raised that way, and tho remainder because they vvero born that wny. Clarksdale Journal. Isn't That Sufficient Iljsmon? Probably a large part of tho unrest and distrust of government in this country dates from the tlmo the treas ury' fixed an incomo tax payment ten days before Christmas. Kansas City Times. Want Plenty Unfinished Huslness If the scnato displaces the ship sub sidy bill in favor of another, it may mean only that tho senate wants to make- sure of having plenty of unfin ished business on hand. Kansas City Post. ' , Sounded IJko One, Anylwvv Warsaw, started a riot when tho new Polish president was Inaugurat ed, At least tt sounded llko a riot but perhaps tho patriotic crowd wan only acclaiming tho president, whoso name Is Narutowiiz. St. Louis Times. All I'tfTH Knocked Out Now that final roturus ot tho olec tlon show that Senator " Heed was elected without tho vote of St, Louis and Kansas City, this fact scarcely leaves tho kickers with a leg to kick with or ground to stand on. Moberly Democrat. It KiwcLrtl litem IlotJi No one has et heald Senator New berry nnonunco that he Is going to s-eok ro-olectlon to tho sanate tn order to fcet "vindication." Senator Town sond undertook to have his voto for Newbeiry "vindicated" und now they aro both down and out. Worth t;ounty Times, JuM sttoiitlnr; Willi joy Our farmer friends are simply yell ing themselves hoarse with Joy when they get tholr tax receipt and by tho way not very many aro now gottfng receipts for tho rwson they havo nothing, to pay with, Washington oonttnuca to wnd out Minted stuff each wee Ir about ''business betng on tho up Grt." Dunk, puro nnd elm-, pip, Ah any farmer or pnwll town merchant. Milan Standard, Vor tho Cjood pf tl;i stato It It strongly dented that Demo, oratto utate senators aro planning to blQck. the governor tn nny ir.evo he may piake, Th,e Uuth Is tho Demo prtlq benators pro contemplating economies In taxation im pther lines which will conserve tho state's fund nn,d. lay the foundation for a com. pleto return to power of the deiuoo ravy in Missouri tn tha furthcoming ole0tlp.li, This program Is not meant for tho downfall of Governor Hydo hut fop tho' glory of tho Demooratla party, alasgow MiaaodWan, Jl, plemencpau, tho grand c.M Fr-inolt patriot, wmod perfootly In. npeent of any knowledge uf the fact that (ho mlaelrn o hi iccc.nl vit to AmcriM, hail It uh r-4f.neta.T11 1, would Rvo caused ut la Wo.ni lt- wived In a fir mote "entangling al- jllsme" tiian could have reasonably been dreamed of In count ctlan with our becoming a member of the League of Nations, Lltineus Ilullvtln. And Still Pays Therii Fnclo Sam has fired S 3.000 oni- plovnjs, but the old Rout has 360,000. ot them left, so he lma nothing to brag about Missouri Stato Journal. .Iiit Think or tle Waste Jus! think of the Rood t,tiaw that was wasted this fall when the farm ers burned their straw stacks. They Could "have made big money by Just grinding It, rollln? It In paper and railing It Camel", Polo, or something llko that. Platto County Landmark. nitty DM filii'li Clus(Iai,-Ll!.c Work Mr. Arbticklc's product r says It 'a not Chrlstlan-llko for the ministers to opposo tho actor's re-entry lntCtho films. In contrast, wo suppose, to Mr. Arbucklo's Chrlstlan-llko conduct whon he was In tho pictures before. Kansas City P03L Wliore Do You rind 'Em? The roeson a lot of cars nro parked by tho side of the road Is becauso a fellow can't havo his arms full of girl, his mouth full of hair nnd com plexion cieam, his head full ot wild Ideas and. Mill drive tho darned ma chine Clarksdalo Journal. Old Scliupp Got Hie Itaoon Hcv. Schupp, head of tho Missouri Anti-Saloon League, recently put a forco of men nt work dismantling a number of large vats In a mponshlno booe plont tho government agents raided. As no ono claimed tho lum ber, Schupp said ho had It hauled to his homo in the suburbs of St. Louis to build ii parage. Just llko the old man, he got It. Hnwoll County' Oa zctte. Got llrcel of Pnjlng Salaries Lack of general support in tho an nual Red Cross Call has caused the Worth county chapter to discontinue tho services of tho Hed Cross county nurso effective January 1. Miss Gar rett, who has held that position mow than a year, has been very efficient II her work and has met In the mall, with tho approval of tho public "in he . work. Tho work Just now is, llko s.l other measures that require time, at a point whore results In a greater meas ure would become apparent. Yet tho board had no money lo continue and tho public has failed to provide ad dltlonal funds co tho above notion had to be taken. Worth County Tribune. Farmer IWjs Havo Enonsli riffhtinvl If this country were not rich and contained tho most effoctlve fighting men on top of the globe, do you sup poso the foreign countries would bo so persistently Insistent on this country taking n hand In their affairs? The talk of giving them advice Is all very well, but 'they will never accept II unless we follow It up with men and money. The last ploa of Clemeneeatt was to the farmers wherein ho held" out the Idea, that tho farmers could get a better price for their grain bj" giving tho;e fotelgn countries mllllor.l of dollars and furnish fighting mcit wherever called upon. The farmer Doyl of thla country have had all the fight ing on foreign soil they want, evea though they could ralfe the pries el wheat thoroby. Moberly Democrat, Will 1 tho Samo Here In the light of tho overwhelming defeat of tho new constitution of Illi nois, voted on jeoontly. It (a no dif ficult task to predict what will hap pen tn Missouri, If the constitutional convention ever finishes Its duties and IfcUbmlts tho Instrument to the voters. Wo doubt tf thore U a power on earth, ond scarcely in hoavtti, thnt couli draft u constitution that would be ap. proved by the voterj In tho dUordcrcd and uncertain state of the public mind at this tlmo, Missouri. like Illinois, will go ahead and waste hundred ef thoAisttm'a of dollars in drafting and submitting- tv new constitution and nothlngvvtll oome ot It, It is uele to try until tho people havo again bo oome settled and ever the iffecta of the lain war and its consequent ox travt'Sanco and unrest. Moberly Ien-.oci'tt, lls ltcurtfsl Tom lViulvraafct It ti tho general tmproaslon n the t rural- pommunltles that Ton Venders gast, Democratlo "jc-it" pom of Ks Mm Oil', has horru and that his heart U hard'as a concroto pavent, Puoh la not tho fact, Tom, Pendcigast is ono of the finest fellows, personally, that u person over plot, Ho hae Q heart In him as ;',g oa an. px, nnfl man are the ,tnd favors that lie ha aliown )inuonlty., Tlio pU Pemocrat bosq pf Kansas City U gotting ready to pervo Ills aiuuia) fre Christniis tpristy ,V.nvis Fwn 15 years, this Ci.ilatrroui dinner hae bero an Institu tion of tha-fgi2t" buss, lUoro than 1,60 ro,.nibj of turVfy.hns loen pur ehad tor the fsrmi and at least 2.560 p-vop vrlll hn rv-1. it I ,to wun-' , der tbal thsmnta nf p, -mi 1 j 'iwwr" h "j-am Pndrgaat. V.'. san Clirtai. ct. J. i. yi r V-? ' . ''V