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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - February 18, 1933, Oakland, California Comment CHESTER KO WELL report which the 1 League of Nations com- mittee has at last issued on vhe Manchurian situation is a momentous document so fraught with possibilities of good or harm that it is small wonder that the great League powers, who alone must shoul- der the responsibility, hesi- tated so long to take this step. They did not do it until the only alterna- te e the surrender of all the peace machinery which the twentieth-century world was trying to set up. and the announce- ment that the rwe or unrestrained and irresponsible force is again the of nations. DAILY M AZINE VOL. OAKLAND. CALIF, SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 18. 1933 H NO. 49 Today andTbmorrow WALTE R LI P P M ANN T 'HIS step, to p O be sure, is not ac- tion. It is not even decision. It was carefully limited to the provisions of the paragraph on and it nothing but a voluntary process, for agreement between Japan and China, through a commission ap- pointed under League procedure. On its face, it is scrupulously cor- rect and formally harmless. But in its >substance it constitutes a judg- ment It declares, officially, what had before been said only unof- ficially, that Japan is legally in the wrong; it has broken its treaties and international law, and the firit condition of even negotiations for agreement is for Japan to ac- cept in advance the principle that it has done what it had no right to do, and will undo it. ft o 0 ''HE committee of nineteen, which has now unanimously agreed on this report, eon- j tained representatives of every na- tion which could by any possibility have objected. Its unanimous ap- proval by the full Assembly is therefore a foregone conclusion. Since the doctrine it enunciates has already been proclaimed independ- ently by America, and since Russia is emphatically of the same opinion, though cynically skeptical of the iiiacerity ol the League and of America in saying so, this means the unanimous voice of organized mankind. Japan stands condemned, at the bar of the world. 006 S ihe Associated Press, in a re- markably well written dis- T Tht Paramount Issue question of how to organ-, penditures, that we perpetual ire the powers of the incoming! interference by Congress in purely administration is the administrative matters. The charac- mount issue before the American j teristic evils of American politics people. It precedes all specific ques- i have no counterpart in Great Brit- tions of policy and will dtieimiue din anj the chief reason is that the the fate of the whole program of i initiative and the responsibility in recovery and reconstruction. For making appropriations is central- the measures which are recognized j ized in the national executive. carried The reforms proposed by Mr. ____r__m ___ __ _ arner are a radical innovation Congress. Under the normal 1 only because we are the victims of cedure the power of factions and a radical usurpation of power by minorities and of individuals to de- the legislature. In all their essen- lay and to obstruct is so great that i tial principles. Mr.'s reforms it would be foolish to imagine that' ai'e a recovery and a restoration Mr. Roosevelt can overcome them I of powers that in the best traditions all in a short period of time. There- of popular government belong to as necessary cannot be promptly through any ordinary Garner are a radical innovation fore, it is necessary for the duration of the emergency enlarge the the executive. The present emer- gency has revealed the vices and powers of the President and to re- the dangers of a bad system, which duce the powers of Congress. Spe- hitherto we have completely toler- cifically. this means the adoption of three principles: First, the grant to the President of the widest powers over the ad- ministration of the government and over expenditures which it is possi- ble to grant him under the Consti- tution; second, the amendment or temporary suspension of such rules in either house of Congress as pei- mit unlimited debate and obstruc- ated because we could afford it. Now that we can no longer-afford it. we should not cry out that our liberties are in danger and that ss is abdicating when it be- nccessary to take drastic o undo the mischief caused by a bad system. with the powers conferred upon the executive in other countries during REV. S. PARKES CADMA Radio Mmisu, Darkett Moment THfc 00V WHO Tfce owiv (M HIS ROOM eovs, forcement of its decisioi.s by thp combined weight of the President's prestige, his control over patron- I age and expenditures, and an I aroused public opinion. re very moderate indeed. I do not speak of I the action of the Democratic caucus j ad- di'ional P-wera which have not T has been suggej-ted in some quarters that Ihe necessary povers cnn be by like Italy and Germany Iiavf resorted U> dictator- ships, but of countries like England and France, where the tradition of liberty is as strong as it is here. The national government in Britain fofln.v exercises not only all the powers it is proposed, to confer on As writes that the Democrats can hold a caucus on some controversial question like reducing the expendi- tures for veterans and then push 1he measure by their large majority in both houses. It is not so simple as that. Has Mr. Sullivan forgotten the battalion of death? Under the present rules of Congress, especially patch, says. "As n sequel to of the Senate, a minority hold the l.ytton report, the Assembly's pronouncement constitutes, with that document, the most ambitious international effort ever exerted to regulate a warlike struggle through peaceful means. It embodies the most severe and arresting indict- ment of the policies of a great power which ever was undertaken In issuing the report, the League leaders experienced the extremes of apprehension and lest this bold move for con- certed condemnation of a strong might lead to rupture and a vorld conflagration; hope that this organized and solemn effort might prove a tremendous victory for the world's peace machinery and a powerful guarantee against later International disturbances O O o IN judgment of fncts and in pro- posals of methods there is little new in the report. It- new fea- ture is that the great nations have taken the responsibility of issuing It. It. declares bluntly that "sov- ereignty over Manchuria belongs to China." The presence of Japanese troops is "incompatible with legal principles." The new semi-auton- omous government proposed for Manchuria, under Chinese sov- ereignty and territorial vintesrity. nhould take account of "multilat- eral" treaties in force. The "twenty- one demand'' treaties of 1915. whose acceptance Jopan is trying to im- up thr derision of the majority. There is every reason to believe it could. For if the Democrat ir caucus were brave enough to vote as Mr. Sullivan suggests, the temptation Repuh'ican members to pose as> the friends of the organized minorities would be so great as to be irresisti- ble. A small and resolute section of Congress could block Congress and play upon the passiojis of the mi- norities. That being the almost certain prospect, it is asking too much of political human nature to imagine that Democratic congress- men will expose themselves In the risks of bold measures. The caucus is necessary. But it must be re- inforced by other measures to make it effective. These other measures arc a centralization of the responsi- bility for the initiative in that branch of the government, namely, the executive, which is not depend- ent upon local influences in the dis- tricts and does not have to face the electorate within 18 months the opening of the special session. IN other quarters it has been sug- gested that Speaker Garner's proposal to invest the President wilh power to reduce or suspend expenditures, is a form of con- gressional abdication which is, ab- ject. "Thus." the New York Times ck.- (-lares that it would be a complete en been considered here. It has powers over industry and com- merce, over trade policy and for- eign nnd fiscal policy that transcend any power that can conferred upon the American ex- ecutive, in Franco. duriiiR the crisis of 192G. tho> government of Poinrarr ruled by decree. A fireat emergency can be dealt with only by the swift use of power exeiciscd by some central authority which possesses the confidence of, the people. Thr danger wr have to fear is not that Congress will give Franklin D. Roosevelt too much power, but that it will deny him the powers he needs. The dnn- Rer is not that we shall lose our liberties but that we shall not be able to act with the necessary speed and comprehensiveness. To give the President the power to act must, therefore, be the first objective of those who appreciate the situation we are in and understand the mag- nitude of the measures that are needed to cope with it. 'Cop.MiKhl. 1033. by Lippmann.) TALK YORK 'BY KARL K. KITCHEN N1 Broadway, some part of it, is going to Washington for the inauguration of President-elect Roosevelt. Onc of the events of in- nugtiral week in the national cap- ital is to be a benefit play in behalf pose force, are not' multilateral. PARTICULARLY, the League members adopt the American policy of non-recognition: (hoy intend "to abstain from taking any isolated and to "continue to concert their action among them- selves, as well as with interested not members of the League." This means' Russia and America. And it means nol sep- arate action. There is nothing lor America separately to do But un- less America associates itself in whatever all the other nations do ;ri concert, it will be America that will have isolated itself. O 0 "'WO questions alone remain. taxes and to determine the pur- poses for which public funds maj be used. The power of the purse- was the power to check the execu- tive. Does it also mean as the Times seems to imply, that the legislature has the historic right to compel the executive to spend more money than he thinks desirable? This seems to me a per- man- version of tho historic tertain Washingtomans. They are the lending lights of the English stage. Noel Coward and Beatrice Lillie, who will appear in a one- acl skit This is not the first time that Coward and Miss LiJJie have given their services for the Ameri- can Actors' Relief Fund. Others who will make the Irip from York are Daniel Froh- the Actors' Fund: If .rSd where the power was firsl developed, we do Im'-on, Bert Lytell. William Faver- TW' First, what shall be done" and second, is it any of our busi- ness? As to what' shall be done, it will be whatever all the nations agree to do. There can be no sepa- rate action by the League nations, and neither Russia nor America is rash enough to, contemplate any action. That action could not be war, unless Japan forced it, and, against a united world, only mad- men in Japan would think of forc- ing It. But it may be concerted non-military steps. They may be the only'alternative to isolated mili- tary America, most of all, is determined to avoid. I S it our business? record says it is. Our whole We have never had a policy of "non-en- tanglement" in Asia. It was we who proclaimed the "open door" policy. The Washington conference treaties, which expressly make it our busi- ness, were proposed by us. and signed by us on our soil. It it is riot our busmess. it is because we have reversed all the policy of all our past When did we do that? And if it is not our business, we are the only nation in the world that thinks it not its business. Sweden and Holland and Rumania and 'Peru and Liberia and Persia and Siam have declared it their business, as have Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Are we not nearer to it than most of them? Certainly Japan and' China, Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America and the islands of the sea think we are. Any individual American who thinks otherwise stands very much olone, isolated from the his- tory-of hit own country, as well from that "opinion of mankind" fe which nation in iti very not f think, that the House of hkn 'a id FannTHurs Commons exercises the right to force thp government of tho day to fir vol, spend money. If the power to com- i I pel expendilures is a part of historic liberties, then the principle of a true executive udget is an ab- ject surrender. Yet no one cries out that our liberties are Imperiled when proposals made in states and municipalities that legislatures may reduce but may not increase the executive budget. This is a fa- miUar principle, and there is no reason why It should not be em- ployed by the federal government. Now the powers which Mr. Gar- ner proposes to vest in Ihe Presi- dent are essentially the powers he would have under a true executive budget. They are the powers to re- duce end allocate expenses, and as long as Congress retained Ihe power of taxation and the power to ac- cept or reject the President's de- cisions the historic power of the purse would be unimpaired. If Congress in addition can be induced to limit for the period of Ihe emer- gency ils power to interfere with the details of the President's deci- sions in matters of expenditures, or- ganizing itself in such a way that minorities cannot obstruct, there is no principle of liberty I know of to forbid it. a matter of fact, the Garner proposals as such, judged by the genera] descriptions them thus far published, govern little, if at all, beyond restoring to the executive powers which7 under a well organized system of govern- ment he ought to have. It is a bad system even in normal times under which the 'responsibility for ex- penditures is divided and initiative is in the hands of groups of men owing allegiance to small districts. It is because we under thh system have the pork bar- ral, that wa .have havc the same curious ob- jjcction to paying money for commodities that has been one of our traits irom childhood, then it might be good Idea to look into Ihe Spanish Transallantic Line, which plies between here, Spain and Mexico. With some chance of a repeal looming on the horizon, the Spanish boys figure they ought to make their home products popular and, as a result, they are serving port wines, sherries, champagne and cordials free in their ships. People over here might very well become attached to one of the brands in the course of a crossing, they be- lieve, and something known as n might be developed in that way. Which reminds us that the word sherry is a corruption of Xeres, the name of the liltle Spanish town in which the finest sherry is pro- duced. WHAT IT MEANS DAVID LAWRENCE Who's News Today By Lemuel F. Parton N1 EW YORK, Feb. domain from that of Volkswact. The rise of the republic Arthui A. Ballanfyne. sitting close in among the Michigan money doctors, is one of the na- tion's-leading consultants in clinical finance. Before President Hoover made him Undcr-secretary of the Treasury two years ago he had rarely caught step in the headline parade. Since then he has been i e- vealed as Secretary _OgtIcn Mills' right hand man. diagnosing and prescribing expertly from ycais ol searching study ol money and credit behavior. He was Mr. Mills' classmate fil Harvard. His is the Oyster Bay estate which once belonged to The- His activities, revealing the sharplv disparate interests of the two worlds, have been interesting and icvenling .since the start of the de- pression. He would doctor or set nsidf the Sherman and Clayton brought forward his keen and sal- ient libertarian philosophy and he has been a courageous and implac- able foe of the major stupidities of the reconstruction epoch. Heir Frank may find that the returns Acts to make possible such indus- are not nil in yet. This department trial grouping of cartels as Gerard J admits a very special affection for philosophical tramp not the one who smeared that roller towel. SIR HUGO CUNLIFFE-OWEN, chairman of the British- American Tobacco Company, arrives in New Yark on the Europa JJr preaches silver coinage. From the Far East. European tobacco companies takr in vast quantities rf silver. This flow, nol only from 1672. His is a place of command j n seems to this writer that but from other commodities. among the Genro of Locusl Valley, j fcrs onc of the sharpest silhouettes llas built up in England -in advo- Swopp ha-, suggested, ;n the interest of ;t controlled economy. He would spi oatl work, write off a lot of pes- tiferous laws, do somethingfor agri- culture, stabilize the dollar, and slnrh taxes, lie advocates a na- tional economic council He still lives in the new era, for his insist- ence is always upon the immedi- odore Roosevelt, Jr., where stands ately functional possibilities, rather the rock used for a pulpit by old thaii traditional verities which George Fox, the Quaker apostle, in j badly scared bankers are invoking. a well of conservative American statesmanship. For many yeais Mr. and Mrs. Ballantync have beon among the socially clccl of Wash- ington. Oberlm lo Harvard to Boston was the play, but by no means a put out. He was a Boblon lawyer in 1900, soon moving on lo New York In thr' Cirrn Pool, Clark and Ballantyne. In the passing years he attained al- mosl a corner on taxation and money lore, in his own quiet, stu- dious way. Public seivicc coipoui- tions, and their intricacies ol in- take and outgo, also engrossed him profilably. Secretary Mellon't, i e-.- ignation shook up the treasury de- partment and made him Undi-r-Sui1- relaiy, succeeding Waller Hope. He likes lo s'ail his yacht around Oyster Bay and knows when and how to tack or sail before the wind. cao.i of bimotalism, rapidlv bc'.ni' rationalized by the nation's most brilliant economists, and- a P, forth- of the business as contrasted to the banking mind. j He was born nnd reared In Brooklyn, educated at Wesleyan University and New York Law University School, and finished grade A career in New England textiles and utilities. Realislic and even drastic are his ho is nonetheless the clubby and ,ikenble Sv tossed over a check for 54.riOO.OnO to hi" beautiful young former Helen OJivur. of Washington, Pa., when thev ned at Worcester. Mass.. in a Congrcgationahst, a Mason and a she had it the ,e for Abb lrv corporation parki j__ glnging in a cafc. Beforc- ANS FRANK, six feet tall and marrying Sir Hugo, she had ried the handsome and cUTshiiK Monte Brice. Broadwayite and the adopted scion of a Newport family He was in the war when Sir Huyo met. his wife. Later he sued Sir H' )OSSIBLY significant is news that Henr> I. Hurriin.iii bitterly anti-Semitic, shoves little Paul Loebc, small, be- spectacled and aging president of the Rc'ich.sUifi out of his chair. .For 12 yuars-, the diminutive Herr Loehc has swung his bell, in the chair where oner sat Baron and Counts, under Iho eye of the Kaiser. Frank I tho bell and shoutb, "Times ch.ang.ud.'' Possibly i br they have but Herr his, fnpndi, all over Ger- president of many, lie was. a journeyman prinl- ci, tramping everywhere, in the manner of Booth Tarkington's the United States Chamber of Com- merce, heads the committee plan- ning a trip to Russia to boost soviet recognition. A New EngMinrl magnate who looks like Woodrow Wilson, Mr. Harriman has func- tioned diligently on the industrial- ists' side of the line which devises "good, loose and republican Germany has found in him and his clanging bell a lion tamer for both reds and Back to Breslau he went, after years of wandering, to become a writer on the staff of OUR CHILDREN BY ANGELO PATR1 T IHE Society of American Ma- gicians will hold its annual magic show at the Heckscher Theater, 104lh Street and Fifth Avenue, on the evening of February 28. The Association of Magicians, which numbers every well known professional and amateur magician in its ranks, as well as thousands of enthusiasts, will present eight of the foremost magicians of the country on its 1933 program. Every type of magic, novelty and illusion will be illustrated. The shows of the society have been an annual event in magic for many years. Until the time of his death they were produced and pre- sented by Houdini. then they have been presented by Samuel Margolin, chairman of the com- mittee. (CenrrlfhV IMS. IHbum.) T ANGELO Fairy Stories 'HE old battle wages around the. knows fairy tale as fiercely as ever. "I don't want my child to be- lieve that I told him a lie and whul else can he think when he discoveis that there is no Santa, that the Giant Killer never existed, that fairies are fables? No. No. I shall tell him the truth." So? Are you so wise? Have you the wisdom to know truth when you meet It? Truth, you wears many a strange- disguise to mortal vision. Peoplr have looked at opposing ideas and have cnllcil them both the truth. Maybe they were right at that. I don't knou. But about one point I fee! fairly certain. There is truth in Ihe fairy tales. It is wrapped up in the words of the story as a jewel is wrapped for safe keeping. The child's power to discover it. is beyond question. With the agile fingers of his imagi- nation he unwraps it and claims it for his own. Why not Jack the Giant Killer'1 Nobody can climb to tho lop of a beanstalk? There are no giants'' If there were no child could slay them with a sword? Again I must ask you if you are sure about that? Just how real is your, reality? How far down does it reach? Tht child rtachti all way. He in the profound depths of his imagination that theie are giants to bo slam and that his is the sword that must slay them. So do you. It is not necessary to explain to a child that the giant is a wrong and the beanstalk is the thought upon which he Ls nourished and that the sword is the blade of bis tempered spirit. He knows it. It is only the selfish, the disillu- sioned adult who hides It' all and denies its truth. The truth of the adults is not al- ways Mi believe. true as he would like to Facts not always the hard and fast things he supposes, or likes to they arc. Facts have a way of slipping from under one at crucial moments. I am heartily sorry for the poor child who never knew Santa. I griove for the child who is given no books that deal with fairies. And T pity from my heart the poor dears who are brought up' on the toys of the realists, guns, machines, and dull wooden blocks. They are being cheated nnd starved. The food of the spirit, the stimulus of the imagination, the beauty and mynlery of troth, are being withheld from them and no good can come of it. Tritfer not nerved In the .matter. (Copyright, for TrlkuM.) Hugo for There was a drawn out sensation which grauiidlly faded out. Sir Hugo is a vigorous md h.-iid- hitting Tory, tho ally of l.oul -P erbrook in battling tho British la- bor parly and upping tariffs. SOME graph of human vanab'cs seems to be lacking in the portfolio of engineers in office. In December, Philadelphia put 1he high minded and competent Kern Dodge, consulting engineer, in the office of director of public safety, with wide extensions of powers, covering even the censor- ship of the stage. Today the Phila- delphia Criminal Justice Associa- tion is charging that the city is in a "perilous condition." There is frantic worry over the doings of the "Uptown mob." Mr. Dodge re- plies thai "there is much t would like to tell you, which, under the circumstances had better be left unsaid." This is Mr. Dodge's first public office. He is a former president of the American Society of Engi- neers and widely known in his pro- son of James Mapcs Dodge and a grandson of Mnry Mapes Dodge, the writer. He is 53 years old. IT is most unusual for a country to plead for the retention of an ambassador, which Mexico is now doing as Ambas-sador J. Reuben Clark leaves Mexico City. A Salt Lake lawyer and under secretary of state, he handled Mexican affairs for years, under Philander C Knox and Charles Evans Hughes, making himself indispensable with his vast knowledge of the diplomatic inter- course of (he two countries. The laic Dwight W. Morrow paid him a year, just to help sleer him as ambassador. He became ambassador with Morrow's death. He is an amiable, round-faced Mormon and a pacifist, who never used tobacco, liquor, tea or coffee or resorted to profanity. He drinks as much as 35 glasses of water a day to'keep fit.' He was graduated the University of Utah and later from the Columbia Law School......... xY MSHINGTON, Feb. is-The; compromise on repeal of the i Eighteenth Amendment has won and naked repeal has lost. The j lesoiuuon as passeu uy Uie Sena it.- j it will be accepted by the House rather than delay i provides not only for repeal of the Eighteenth amendment but puts in J its place an article which forbids the importation of liquor into any State which will have passed laws against such shipment. I The Democratic platfoi m advo- j i cated unconditional repeal; the Re- publican platform proposed a clause to prohibit importation into dry States and another clause to retail Federal power over the saloon. The latter section was lost but with this exception the resolution as passed by the Senate is a combina- tion of what the Republicans sug- gested in the platform as well as what the Democrats recommended. Any other course would have de- feated the resolution, for there was no two-thirds strength in the Sen- ate for naked and unconditional re- peal and the ardent friends of re- peal recognized the necessity of compromise. The success of the new amend- ment in the House now is assured because enough members who vot- ed againsl naked repeal when it was proposed on the first day of the session, said Irankly that if they had a chance to vote on an amend- ment that would protect the dry States they would do so. IF the new resolution should be ratified by the Slates, il would mean I hat federal enforcement laws would be necessary to take care of interstate shipments where dry States might be affected. After all, this is what wels for years have boen proclaiming, namely, that dry States should be permitted to remain dry and wet States should be allowed to be as wet as they pleased nnd that the fallacy in t ic Eighteenth amendment was its at- tcmpl to nationalize instead of lo- calize. The principle of local op- lion has been imbedded in the his- tory of prohibition for generations. Congress would be compelled lo appropriate money annually to pre- vent violation of its laws protecting the dry States from invasion by liquor dealers of all kinds, who might attempt by truck or by mail or by airplanr to ship liquor into Slates which had passed laws for- bidding its sale. The extreme wets, who argued against the clause pro- tecting dry States with c'Knslilli- tional power, contended exist- ing Federal law would be suf- ficient. Tho dry Stale defenders de- clared, however, thai il was not de- sirable to remain under the whim oT a majority of Congress, especially since tho liquor dealers might be dominant and weaken the laws againsl importation. With a consti- tutional prohibition, they feel that they ore protected with the full force of the Constitution and that, irrespective of majority rule by Congress, they can invoke Federal protection. THE one joker in Ihe new reso- lution is the clause which re- quires ratification by State conventions. This means delay and Ihe drys privately feel hopeful that it vill help them prevent ratifica- tion. Encli State legislalure musl pass a law arranging for conven- tions. On the method of selecting the delegates may depend Ihe out- romp of tho convention, especially if dry rural districts are given equal representation wilh wel cilies. Had Ihc amendment been written lo in- clude ratification by either cunsli- tulional convenlions or legislalures, the process would have been ex- pedited. Such a suggestion may yet be tacked on in the House but, in view of the desire to speed Ihe'amend- menl onlo the Stales, the wets are taking no chances. The Senalc ac- tion has made il possible for house leaders to try again lo suspend the rules and attempl Ihc passage of the repeal resolution. The vote may be close again in the House bul tho compiomisu resolution puts a new lace on Ihe whole matter and would seem to indicate victory for the resolution next week, when the Demociatic leaders plan to force a vole. lO.'W. lor The Tribune.) Siice your CkriiUajM an pauOiBC vlariBC them IB ehvehea on windows, or carving I Him U marble and weald it I not help you if you eouU aetwlljr see Him as HU did? Not necessarily. The Apostles did their best work after Jesus had disappeared. Knowing this would the case. He said: "It is expe- dient for you that -I g o away." His earthly sojourn in the flesh was p e r by His heaven- ly ascension in the Spirit. For Chris- tians He u the invis- ible Lord, whom, hav- ing not seen, they love; m whom they rejoice with ,oy unspeak- able and full of glory." Their fellowship with Him does not depend on the senses. Their devotion to Him is the result of the life they share with Him. One heart, one purpose and one com- munity of ideas exist in Jesus and all His true disciples. His in- dwelling is more real to their ex- perience than the visible contacts qt their daily life. They are exhorted to let that mind be in them which was in Him. It saves them from depression, dull- ness, uselessness, inactivity, ness and pride. Intellectual youth is renewed in the aged by influence. Artists flourish, sing and saints develop at His hal- lowing touch. It is not physical nearness, but mental and moral faithfulness that beget true affec- tion in us. Indeed, physical proximity fre- quently evokes distaste and re- pulsion. We do not care to keep our dead even though we could enf- balm them. Their dreadful and stillness would be too painful h contrast with their former music and movement. The essence of friendship is purely spiritual, a'nji it reaches its climax for us in thp unseen, risen and glorified Christ. Reverent symbolizations of Him 'in glass, metal, precious stones, marble or 'pigment are the expressions of nn inward and sanctifying grace. '.r EEA. Conninq You are not truly a member of the Younger Generation unless you refuse to believe that there was a time tthcn you actually had to say whose friend you were before the spcak-lookont would admit you. The Women's National Committee for Education Againsl Alcohol is- sue.-! a statement called "No sur- render! No Retreat! No Compro- Like most things, especially propaganda things, il is loo long. It the habil of buying alcoholic stimu- lants for others .were abolished, much of the so-called menace would disappear. The slalcment should be tilled "No Technocracy's surface, as applied lo bellcsleltres, has been scralched From Violet V. Walters, Room 701 World Bldg., New York.. (Time was when the Slyle Book made you say Pulitzer Building) comes a postal card saying "We specialize in typing daily columns. 30c or a dollar is all it costs. Weekly or monthly rates. Investigate." So we hereby investi- gate. What arc your charges for writing and typing daily columns? Or just writing them? Or just fur- Dishing say, ten trans- mutnble into the gold standard of Conning Tower fUbllcMMlT WORLD OVER SEEN BY FAMOUS WRITERS By WILLIAM BIRD PARIS, Feb. 18. The embattled farmeis of Beauce have had a slick city trick played on them by Jean Chiappe, the Corsican police prefect of Paris, and they are furious. They came, 8000 strong, to the oilier day to hold a mass meet- ing, after which they intended to march on the Chamber of Dep- uties, with banners 'flying. They want the government to do some- thing aboul the price of wheat, which has dropped lo a bush- el as a consequence of the last bumper crop. The big wheat growing area jp almost at the gates of Paris. Most of the farmers came from no fur- ther than Chartres, 50 miles away. A week before they had besiegtfd the Charlres prefeclure and scared Ihe prefect half oul of his wits, and they were resolved to stand no in- terference from Prefect Chiappe, who is famous all over France for Ihe way he breaks up all kinds Ot mass demonslrations. Probably if M. Chiappe had launched his strong-arm squad against the Beauce farmers there. would have been some nasty scenes. But instead he went in person to the hall where they were holding their indignation meeting and pass- ing the resolutions which they tri'- tcnded to force down the throats. Shaking hands with the principal leaders of the farm move- ment, he announced that he had brought a bicycle squad to escort the parade. When the leaders emerged from the hall, followed by their 8000 cheering followers, they wer'e quickly surrounded by the bicycle police and the parade started. Ban- ners reading "We Want were hoisted. But after twenty min- utes of tramping in the teeth of winter wind the farmers began think It was a long walk. "How far is it to the Chamber, of called one of the leaders to a bystander on the curb- stone. The Pai'isian guffawed. "Gosh." he shouted back, "it's not that way! You're headed for the Bois de Boulogne." It was true. Sly M. Chiappe nad slarlcd them walking west instead of east. Disputes and mutual re- criminations burst forth, the farm- ers started quarreling as to whose fault it was and what should done next, and about fifty of ringleaders were arrested for structing traffic. By that time everything was in confusion was hopeless to get the column1 in marching order again. So .Wfc marchers ducked into the cafes they could find to get and talk things over. The next time they come to Ptarip they are going to hire a guidfei''. 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