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FORCE BILLS

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NO MORE ¥ ISPUTES be settled \ D the compulsion but settle ° ments are seldom conclusive or satisfactory

The side that suffers from compulsion always remains resentful and the wi over a victory achieved by force

A settlement made by an appeal to reason, or arbitration, or by any of the other methods of peace, is always more satisfac tory to both sides

If the beclouded issues which led up to the awful war abroad could have submitted to arbi tration, giving time for the heat of passion to cool, for calmer counsels to prevail and for the universal voice of peace to be heard, Europe would not be deluged in blood

When the question of the constitutional right of the negro to vote in the strife of partisan struggles, and it was proposed to compel the South by force to accept the equality of the negro at the ballot box, a silent protest heard throughout the North, and the South was left to settle this grave issue in the light of patient experienc e Every labor dispute settled by arbitration is vell settled Arbitration both better frame of mind, and restores and continues peaceful conditions. A labor struggle settled by a strike is never definitely settled The strike em hitters both sides, is destructive alike to labor and capital, and works serious injury to the publi velfare

\ family dispute settled DY con pulslol i€aves asting marks of disruption, severs family ties, ofte1 livorces father and mother and sends children adrift from the tender, helpful influences of the home

When the four Brotherhoods at Washingtor refused to arbitrate the eight-hour day and insisted that Congress and the President yield to their demand, they raised once more the issue of t force bill and challenged an expression regarding the righteousness of arbitration from the business men, farmers, workmen and all who constitute the thinking, patriotic masses

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HE preventive fireman is not so spectacular a figure as the old-fashioned fire-fighter, but he is , ° more useful to the community. Just as science LW giving itself to the task of preventing sicknessand plague, 10. o the main work of a modern fire department should be removing the conditions that make fires probabl ann New York and all other progressive American cities ucts , ilready have the protection that comes from the preventive any : ireman whose daily inspection reduces the fire hazar« nd who preaches the gospel of fire prevention wherever

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he goes As go per cent. of our fires are preventable

rma field of prevention is practically unlimited Che Safety First Federation made its contribut ruar he movement a year ago by setting iside October ot} fun s Fire Prevention Day Last vear 29 governors issue ae roclamations calling attention to the terrific fire loss of od 3,000 lives and $25,000,000 annually Thousands < inisters spoke of it from their pulpits. Su iv, O will be observed for the same purpose this \"\ ive many celebrations of a sentimental value ere is a day of practical worth in saving thousands ves and millions of dollars’ worth of property. Ever hurch and Sunday school and home should cooperat« calling to the attention of the people, adults as well as hildren, the numberless little ways in which fires may be oided LET THE PEOPLE RULE! HE trouble in Mexico continues T \ Texas farmer shot his wife and killed hims« ifter a quarrel over the proceeds of the sale of hog \ man 100 years old at East Meadows, L. I., recent! id his wife, aged 90, arrested for slashing him wit! life. \ Jersey City truck driver who cannot read recent] nounced himself as candidate for surrogate at $7,500

1 year.

LET THE THINKING

} y . . | y . . 2 WILSON HUGHES } pl f f sa UST so sox si STAND for the 1 : , : KS > | i ed , came evident . e ol rpitrati | r the " ediatio the i f isting law | lal | that irbitratior \V \ | been rendered impossi ere ! by the attitude of iv tl e ext men, I considered it n the awards of arbitrat $200.00 —_ duty to confer with the ( ilways S S ons representatives of bot! The effort should he the \ in , the railways and_ the improve easona = g ed edit ( brotherhoods. and mvself etho ot tos r | H r W ils« offer mediatior ot he k \ in arbitrator, | mere Ss re g | p as spokesm: n of the ( et ~ f ni tion, in the interest « é s ss Phe erage ¢ justice, indeed s li " y 7 Y } I whi S friend of bott parties ogress S eC r S oe Sy Ry t not as dg oT the direct S mo ' | . Ss the r esentative of ¢ et ( S } e fT idred millions yf ~ leme t | S ot ort | women and chi es. The g | et ‘' " 1 ! are who wo Id p v the ment a ' tol | < ) stead rice the 1 le " reactiona course | SO i he | price of loss na suft either po ri | on | < ing, s i these mer QT ps of we ki gine 21a 0) ( ( \ i sist upon roa hing powerl oT ps ext rt n on nd co ing the em] ers The ¢ S } 7 ters 1 r ¢ S t om « ore t ~t x VEE the ere s s t < | é ers é t e x fice ees S| . To s RUTI triot oO ame f the ! +} t st cs CM)» t g v0 efor fr ; , ae ta t t t 1 : ist i Ne t ~ © epting the ve i t he Adminis es , Oses sponsibility , the ti e Ame . ers S as soc 1 l “\ oO : . sig a t tend the +} save ap | . sas —— es r ficle At the ening ¢ I y i cto Ss oug 1 ( r r he put i inkir 1achine with I -— : ignt at ' sad s seh \ \\ re I t yet a cu] ( nA . \ . . ieCo ry atic Thirty-six met tt Re ing Arms t ld B } 1 1 et vas ss st vas sridgeport str k ri ri the entire é g 1 , 1 . “3 TY } thousands me ne S . ( Willeo A ca Ok egis . x « ! \ ( haules on a platf ) | = be built on the st it . V Ex-Presicde I ece z ~ . : he down-tow streets of ( 9 g : . without recognition, so he B One of the Salv Ar g N : ; a gray-haired veter the ¢ \\ & . i pensior 9 ~ a Peek-a-boo waists m powdered f ces is "A g é umong its women « esi e off N | }>*' é I.. insuranee \ \ ewspap The Dire ) e New York r | gx ! hat 10 pe } eople wh t s the | ear } ere \l s | will re es the Ss stop tt 4 y ( t x cs es Vs le the e rule r t . . > y , t ve ewack THE PLAIN TRUTH e right Vs - NANI Sor s whether the Charles | P Hughes wl ste " one the Ne 7 York Hi ; e Hugt hom the . Pulit ze the re f er of the S . the rustees his estate itl bequest $100.00 \ i Service to ( ¢ ere " he whi Mr. Hue the oO he Si pre e Court bench er ( Re . reterre o our esteemed mtemporar , ] LURID For a rid word painting f +t} 11 4 stripe, commend us to our good fri " . +} | cit ' ex-Governor Martin H. Gh f New ¥ \ I S New \ ( é ew x for the present administration at Washington, delivers at Indianapolis, at the formal notif i f Vice-Pre dent Marshall of his renominat M explode : this extraordinary shic while | No longer will the hearts of little children be coined

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MORE THAN 400 PERSONS RESCUED FROM BURNING SHIP The steamship Congress, of the Pacific Coast Steamship Company's line, took fire September 14th, about 30

miles off Coos Baz, Oregon, and as the flames could not be extinguished was headed for the bay The

passengers were gathered forward and waited in perfect order until the boat came to anchor, when they were

all removed in boats. as were the crew numbering 175 The government dredge P. S. Michie and the Coos

Bay Life Saving Crew assisted in the rescue The Congress was 424 feet long and cost $1,250.000 tot 191 The steel hull remair afloat

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ES MOINES TAS A STREET CAR WRECK

D Moine la i quite a bit of excitement when a trolley car ran amuck +1 j 7 | + +} ] ly and nashe n he irb, seriously injuring nine people The a 7 ] 1

pped clear of the track that traffic was resumed as soon as the trolley wir

\ $10,000,000 IRRIGATION RESERVOIR Elephant Butte dam, in southeastern New Mexico, is to be iedicated on October 14th. President,Wilson willattend. It

reate an artificial lake 45 miles long and with an average ith of four miles This lake will store 862,000,000,000

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gallons of water and will irrigate over 200,000 acres of land

More than 2,000 persons were moved from their homes to

make way for the reservoir The dam, built across the Rio Grande, 125 miles north of El Paso, is 318 feet high and 1.674 feet long, with a thickness at the base of 235 feet A

rtion of the land that may be irrigated from this reservoirs

lies in Mexico

APPETITES ARE ALWAYS GOOD ALONG THE BORDER M etts Field Hospital Corps lined up at mess No musical chimes summon the guardsmen to their meals

pan and a tin cup, the fort

| The cook pounds on a dishpan and bawls ‘‘Come and git it

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bles in the form of a *‘ mulligan”’ stew The keen appetites of the men make a second summons and the latter for strong black coffee, sweetened liberally. to the simple meal unnecessary.

October 5, 1916

THE WORLD'S NEWS

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THE DEUTSCHLAND ARRIVING AT BREMEN AFTER CROSSING THE OCEAN The merchant submarine Deutschland, the first craft of her kind to cross the Atlantic, is here shown making her way proudly up the River Weser to her home port of Bremen, escorted by numerous tugs and other river craft. The American flag flies from her foremast. The Deutsch/and sailed from Bremen to Baltimore with a cargo of dyestuffs and took back rubber and nickel, both of which are badly needed in Germany No an-

nouncement of her next trip has been made, but New London, Conn., is prepared to receive a submarine

freighter which has been expected daily for several weeks

- —— ee - —_— THE LEWIS GUN READY FOR WORK The machine gun squads on the border are experimenting with the Lewis gun, while a big scandal is developing in army rcles because it was never accepted for use in the regular army, altho its inve Lieut. Col. Isaac Lewis, offered it to the government as a gift It is extensively used by the British and Belgian armies, an to a lesser degree by the French. All the British first-line troops are being equipp< with it It is alleged that narrow-mindedness kept it from being thoroughly teste t my experts The army to sper 12.000.000 for + hine ¢ a > ~ is si Seapabinn eRe J y ew fac) ever o WRECK OF THE ARCTIC SHIP **‘GREAT BEAR , J

The Great Bear, said to be the staunchest boat ever built q to buck the Arctic ice, was totally wrecked on Pinnacle Rock ° in Behring Sea, August 10th. She was on her way to explore ? \

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Arctic seas and to carry relief to the Canadian explorer Stef q f +! fansson, and went out of her course to pick up some ship “a ° t. ty wrecked sailors of which she had a report In the fog she ;

drifted on Pinnacle Rock and sank in 15 minutes. All her crew were saved by taking to the boats, Captain Lane and Phil. J. Weiss being shown in the boat in the foreground. Mr. Weiss was a special correspondent of Les/ie’s, commis- sioned to photograph the Arctic wonders for our readers. John Borden, the Chicago sportsman, who financed the venture, says he will build a new boat and try again next years

BIGGEST GUNS IN OUR NAVY SET NEW TARGET RECO The battleship Pennsylvania recently made a new re at g 1 ¢ f t g ] til tr ttle been w re e target v f target practice, registering five out of a possible 12 hits at 1 s ba a r A

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BY LUCIAN

pa i to ko t as Rig i gave me the i to gai ass to go there direct. It was ly « s knowledge except mine that that exposed to shell fire lis ve sed unless some eed is wth the risk, and then a train at ful! Dp thro gh the exposed section at night. lhe officers whom I approached took note of my ap is ss without appreciating my ignorance

| | achieved a reputation which I in no way deserved | Mack to Cs neral Headquarters and later l up to plague me with a tl Lettish battalions at the Island of Death

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f Psko uit | had as a piece of good fortune that my ial ympanion was Captain S 1 Lettish officer i Russi regular army, Except for the period of the

| inese war he has been for fifteen years in the saddk

igen work in the wildest nomad areas o Central Asia and the North

China provinces. Early i

é esent war, a soft-nosed bullet shattered his hip

He was a fund of information about the army and Russian I Lig Vas his v0v hood home, whi h he h id not seen twelve years, and he was as anxious to accompany m«¢

was to have him. We hoped to visit two of the

Lettish Volunteer battalions which ire in the thick of the lesperate fighting, but immediatel\ was recalled and I was put under the itenant

is the manager of a large cotton mill. He

ved to be a most charming and efficient companion It was rather late at night but I was taken immedi tely to meet one of the aides of General Radno-Demetrieft rr inspection of my credentials and for cross-examina

special

trip to Riga by the long triangle

upon reaching

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HOME FROM THE ISLAND OF DEATH

An island in the Dvina River, near Riga, is known

as the Island of Death because it is a strategic point

where the hostility is constant and deadly. Many

soldiers go there but few return. These lucky men

were photographed just after they had come off duty on the island

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on the hearts of my atte ling Officers to my\ iuse,.

If it were action which would make happy, then they

promised a campaign tor tion Iw taken for an in

terview with General Radno-Demetriett ommander of the army Riga

General Demetrieft is a full-blooded Bulgar. When

Bulgaria felt the call to realize he ional destiny, he

petitioned the ( zar to be illowed to] Visit to his

be accompanied by

earnestly iy a long- might

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deferred birthplace, but asked that he

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expects and he exacts the full energy of every man under

him, and his men idolize him \ hushed respect for the high explosive energy of his personality permeated even to the waiting-room

rhe interview was a model of quick business directness. The commander's manner was that of a competent execu- tive who knows how to give his absolute and generous stated

ind when I

attention, but does not wish a minute wasted I

my case and my particular requests had

finished he promised that I should see the active front

possible, but he emphasized that

with as few restrictions as

I must give my word to obey all warnings regarding pre cautions. With that part of the

ind said that he

interview over, the General smiled

most engagingly would now like to inter

view me. Over a friendly cigaret he asked many searching and pointed questions about America, and finished by expressing a very warm regard for our country

\s soon as we were in the motor we voiced a “scurry” to the driver, which is good Slavonic for “hurry and were off to the headquarters of the Siberian Corps

I W ished

and I

Now that the active front was opened up to me to pick the best fruit while the picking was had heard a valuable hint sector de fended by the Siberian Corps But despite the high hopes built on the Demetrieff, the with General K

good,

concerning the

assurances of General

beginning of our interview was

depressing He showed us his map of the front and

f

wat Ris

THE SUGAR LINE IN

only the poor are supplied that way

RIGA Everybody in Russia is supposed to get sugar by standing in the Sugar is scarce and

sugar line, |but in pra

principally because distinctly

GROWN USED TO WAR'S ALARMS A scene in the principal park of Riga taken while the roar of guns along a 20-mile front was audible, and two blocks away bombs from a hostile aeroplane were

iropping

inbridled speculation in sugar stocks They make the wildest of American war stock on the city while quick-firers strove to reach the birdmen with shrapnel. But the children look like conservative investments This sugar line was many blocks long played as peacefully as if no war sounds had ever assailed their ears Py as »> the front showed us where we could go and where we r th lowing d could not go—and where we could not go was irted early the <t morning on a motor just where I wished to go. No, there had never itl vo or three accompanying officers been any permits granted to anyone to visit wehold he motor did not come to a that bit of country But Lieutenant B— . il we were within a hundred yards of ilways true blue to my cause, proved eloquent mnt ditche It might be explained, how- ind persuasive, using the argument of please,” t this mt hi is not within four ind calling attention to my obvious dejection. he (Germans 1 was separated from Suddenly General K surrendered, generously tivity by an almost impassable swamp. ind not