The Inter Ocean from Chicago, Illinois on March 8, 1914 · Page 13
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FINANCIAL ' K GM Tti i I f 1 , iviivrzs POULTS VOLUME XXII. CHICAGO, SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 8, v 1014. fc NUMBER 1 - , I P?) I My LANE DILL TO PREVENT few SALOONS 111 FRANCE IS DRAWN Figures Collected Sjio w One Drinking Place Exists for Each Eighty Inhabitants. MEASURE WILL BE FOUGHT Absolute Prohibition of Sale - of Absinthe .Will Be Next Point Urged by Tem-; peranee Advocates. " , By the. Associated Prsss.1 - PARIS. March 7. A bill to atop the opea- - log of any more drinking establishments In Trance la to be presented to Parliament -' the opening wedgo for the aalUlccholle ' campaign, which 'is being taken up anew by ' temperance advocates. ..'.' Here are some of the facta with which ' they are trying to drlTO borne the. need of " . restraint: ' - . If the drinking places already established ere so apportioned there would be on for . tvery group of eighty Inhabitanta of . Trance. f In some districts drinking places are so . thickly placed that there is ope' for orery seventeen persons. ' New drinking places are springing np throughout ho country at th rate of six a " . I. x- . More alcoholic drink.- Including wines,. Js consumed ia Franc than in any other na-- Uon in the world. ' In the form of spirit alone It la estl-' ' Bated that fZ3C.000.000 worth was drunk In Trance during MIL , ..; WIIX BEMCB DKIXKINa PLACES. " "Complete prohibition is beyond the wildest dream of acy French temperance re-. former." s Henri Schmidt, who is author Of th bill -about to come before the Heaee of Deputies, "and the most we can hope at . '' present ia to forbid the opening ot any aew saloons. V .- - ' "By refusing to grant new licenses wo hop ia th course of time, as some of th present drinking establishments fall or , cease to exist for other reasons, to reduce - th average of drinking place to one for ' 200 inhabitants.' W shall not. however, try to prevent the opening of restaurants where s 4rink Is sold with meals. '. ' - "But . even such a mild anti-alcoholic measure as this is likely to meet with much opposition in Parliament. How difficult it is to pass temperance legislation ia Franc - . ' may be, Judged from th fact that la 1913 ' only US out of 000 Deputies voted in favor or a milder bill which- originated ia th t enat and was twelve years passing through th upper bous. - ' WILL IBEK BAH OK ABSI.VTHE. Ws hope however, that, th general . elections this spring will considerably In-'.- crease th temperance vet la th Cbam- - ber, and w are organising an anergetie nonparty campaign throughout France, urging each political group to obtain from . their candidate a declaration on the drink question and if possible a pledge to support antlaloohollo legislation. . "After tha paaaago of the 'law at present before th Houao there are two other projects, which w hop to reallx In eours of thns -.Oa is th absolute prohibiting - f th -aala of abalnthe. -j "Offlolal rstatlstlca show that the con sumption of .this liquor, which stood at 700,000 litiea ia 1174. had Increased to 28.- 000.000 litre In 1910. Th Increaae of erim la Franc during recent years ..Is i largely due to absinthe drinking. . ' . - . "Our madhouses are filled with lunatics Who would have been Ban and healthy men and women but for absinthe. TO EJTD PRIVATE! STILLS. ' i "The second antlaloohollo measure will ... bo for abolishing th "privilege' of "spirit .-- - distillers to -manufacture af quantity of spirit free from taxation for consumption by themselves and their . families. The amount of spirit thus manufactured Is .. ' nopraous, eapeelally . la tha cider districts such as Normandy and Brittany, where - every peasant Is a distiller of spirit In a ' small way. .' ' "Th government has bo check whatever - . o spirit manufactured under th 'privilege.' and of course It Is not by any means eonsumed' by th distiller and bis family. It i estimated, that if th spirits manufactured under th privilege Vers taxed t th aam rat as other alcohol it would . bring a revenue of at least 125.000,000. W propos no legislation at present against th drinking of wine. In districts where nothing but wine is consumed there Is very little alcoholism. Unfortunately ' Inhabitants of the famous win growing x districts of France are no longer content to drink: win alone. They have acquired , - th taste for more pernicious drink and at the aame time more absinthe 1 being - d.-unk each year la the Midi than in any ether part of Fance.V ' ' I :' ' Mmo. Leoo Brunschwleg, general aecre-- tary of the French TJnJon tor Woman's ' - SuSrage and a promlnenr temperance re-former, save: "Antlalcohollsm is one of the chief planks In our platform and I believe th granting of rotes for women will be the only means of securing a temperance majority in .th French Parlla-taf Ex PankhuretsT of. Militancy in England Dissension Between Three Members of ; Family Threatens to End Its Leadership of Suffrage ; Christabel Anxious to End Exile in France. IBy tb AMtdtM Prtnl , -LONDON, March 7. Dissensions within the Pankhurst fsmlly threaten to end Its leadership of the militant suffragette rmr, according to assertion by some, of the younger members of the organisation-known formally as the Woman's Social and Political Colon." ; . ' It la said that the dissensions arerjfe ia the Inner circles of the nnlon, and that the outcome mar result In crippling the elaborate campaign, which the war cabinet of the militant organization' had planned for this rear, at the same time ending the sway which the Psakbureta have exercised orer th society since the PethlckLawrences were forced out of its ranks last year.'' It has become an open secret that Cbrla- tabel Pankhurst la auxiou to end ber logs exile la France, for the knowa that ber mother ia not" well enough to take up the arduous duties of commander la chief, sod 11 Is even doubtfuLJf Mrs. Pankhurst Is able to return from Swltserland for several months. --"- - ChrUtabel knowa that she can return to j England as a free woman only on condition I that she dlscarda the extreme principle of Wl I UBUV. Wi. w Ui.U W aseas atwvaa aVa wsa ( ponent. She Is said to believe- aow .that such militancy has run its course and that Mothers-in-Law Can Always Visit Vienna Judge Hold Husband Cannot Keep Wife's Parent From His Home. r : By the Associate Free. BERLIN. March 7. The Judge of a civil court la Vienna baa decided that a husband cannot- prevent ala mother-in-law ; from coming to his house to see ber daugh- tr. . ; " .- , - The decision was' given ia a cas where a railway official named Mtehna wrote a letter to his mother-in-law ToTHtfding her to eater kts koase. " ' ' ' the disregarded the communication and MlehM brought en aetioa ehargiac ber with disturbing him in the peaceful possession of bis owa bom, sad asked for. s Judicial order prohibiting th lady from making any further visit. - s ' ' It was urged on behalf ot th mother-in-law that the wtf bad th right to receive her mother in th common bom of her huaband and herself, and that th bus- band's application waa Illegal. Rejecting all the evldenoe as Irrelevant, th Judge ruled that a husband could not forbid bis wife to receive ber owa mother la the borne, and that la accepting ber daughter's Invitation tocome there the mother was performing no arbitrary set, and therefore was not Interfering with any rights of quiet possession. ' PEACE NEAR IN FORMER ZONE v OF REVOLT IN MONGOLIA RtMlsts HtuirM Takes Biy ' deat Caaeo Maaefca .tassrper telesTe rieli, PEKIX. March 7. Thanks to th resolute measures takes' by President. Tnaa Bhlh-Kal aad th troops Operating under the ordvrs of the Chinese Republican gen erala, peace Is la a fair way of being es tablished .throughout the former sone of revolt in Mongolia. . Th Manehu usurper. Prince Kung,Pa Wet, who with the aid of Bheng Tun. a former Tlceroy of Mongolia, proclaimed himself f god-emperor at TTrga, has fled the field andJa now a fugltlr within the German concession of KlauchAO.' Eheng is Kong's companion in misery and disappointment. It is under stood 'that both Intend to seek permanent refuge in Japan or Europe. The collapse ot the Mongolian conspiracy strengthens the hands of President Tuan Bbib-Kal in dealing ritb the Russian claims as regards outer Mongolia and it is already baring an excellent effect upon the troublesome . Mongolian nobles. ' . - It is Interesting to recall that la November' last the members of the Mancha imperial family Indicated their loyalty to the republic la aa edict which was issued under th nam of th .deposed ehlld-em- perorPa TI. calling upoa Bheng Tun to return to bis duty and eeaae conspiring with th usurper at Crga, th capital of Mongolia. The edict "aid: " . " "If you do not forget your duty, you will obey the Instructions to forsake - the pseudo-go rernment at Urga .immediately. Unless you awake from -your ignorance, disaster win certainly overtake you." Bheng did not '"awaken," and disaster has certainly overtaken his ambitious plans. " . BUSES DISAPPEAR IN, LONDON Hene-Drawa Tekjelea SI4 for fT - Aplee) ss Motors Dlealae Thcaa. fBy the Associate Press. . - ' LONDON, March .T. Th thousands of horse-drawn omnibuses which ere a fa miliar sight in London a few years sgo are now serving . ss chicken-houses, as woodsheds, or cottages -at th beaches. There are now only about a doten of the bore buses left In service, those being used to connect up street car lines which do not cross the bridges over the' Thames. The omnibus companies have been dispos ing ot the old vehicles tor 7 apiece, a rate so low that the demand haa been greater ttan the supply." the future appeal must b mad on moral grounds.' ' . - - . ". . Sylvia Pankhurst, a later recruit to th militant Hold, It not yet ready to abandon lt as a lost cause, and she Is particularly anxious to vtst ber Bast Xnd . "people's army" la a parliamentary' demonstration or la raids like those she made last autumn oil. the Prime Minister's bous in Downing street. ' . - ' , ' ' : Hone the friction with ber sister and what promises to be a break, in the autocracy of the society. Sylvia does, sot believe that the government will give the vote . until the country is oa the verge of revolution, and shw believes that she can start the revolt 1a. the Eaat End. Other leaders - share ber belief that a revolution could be started ia 4b congested East End, bet they are not at all sur that once started It could be controlled In favor of votea for women. They prefer their own elaborate schemes for making the lives of public men uncomfortable,' and, while not objecting to violence, prefer to keep Its use within their owa bands. The failure of th Pankhursts to give the forward command for this new plan of campaign has mad several member of th war cabinet reatleaa and the overthrow of -the Pankhurat triumvirate may b imminent. URGEfrBIG INCREASE ffl KAISER'S ARIIY Cavalry Expert Says 50,000 More Men Must Be Called to Colors Each Year and Service Lengthened. . IB7 b Asaociate Prase, " v BERLIN, March 7. Fifty thousand more recruits must b sailed to tho color ovary rear aad the term or service Increased from two years to thirty months, if the German army 1 to be kept at full strength and efficiency, according' to General vow Bernhardl. CAvalry eta JstleUa, vke sap-th campaign for Increased appropriation tloua for the army. . v . . , He argues that even the Increase of 155,-000 men voted la July wilt not exhaust the supply of possible recruits. Estimate of the number of able-bodied men who will escape conscription vary - from 10,000 to 70.000. . . - These men, if not trained." will not be available ' for service in the nest great European war, which Von Bernhardl' is convinced is Impending, and one or two hundred thousand possible soldiers of tho younger generation would be left at borne while aa equal number of older men with famllle would be mobilised In their places. -., Be propose to remedy this by a law automatically regulating th peace strength of the army at a. fixed procentusl ratio of the population, calculated on the full percentage ot able-bodied men 20 years old. Other demanda to the Reichatag. he says. Include Increase of the transport and of th aerial fleet, bicycle detachmenta to accompany the cavalry, more antlballooa cannon and a further development of wireless telegraphy. , ' - Though not boasting openly, the military authorities are satisfied with th development of th aerial division ot the army. More than half of the 100 licensed pilots are available for military service. They are trained for reliability rather thaa for spectacular stunts, and have been flying steadily throughout the winter in all kinds of weather, always ' intrusted with some military task. German aviators now hold both distance and duration records for,. the world. STONE AGE CEMETERY IS x - FOUND IN CENTRAL ITALY lea Arc-Hot Barteel Are TLA I el SsasJI Cablas, With tk ; V Kweea Draws TJp. ; LONDON. March 7. An important archaeological discovery Is ' announced - in tho shspe of a burial place of the Stone Age which has Just been found by Professor Dall' Osso of Ancona, la the Vallo Vibrate. In ths Abruxai, central Italy. The bodies sre not buried but are all laid In small cabins 'containing from two to eight each, and are ranged on either aid of these little) hut on low platforms sloping toward th center. . v With on exception the bodies all rest on one aid with th knees drawn up, and It I assumed that th deadi were placed In this position to glTe-them th attltud of prayer in their death chamber, for It has beeji stabllahed that the custom of praying on one's knees was already In existence In the Eton A g in. Egypt. 2 COUNTRIES EXCHANGE COAL Geramamr Bays Fretaa Easlaac, While . BrltalB PsreksMS Froiaa KalMr. . BERLIN, March T. Heavy orders for German coal bare Juat been plaoed by one of the London gas companies. This curiosity In foreign trad Is matched by th fact that Berlin gaa companies us English coal, which is often imported Into Germany and shipped up the Rhine ,aa far a Mannheim, passing on Its way within s few "miles of the great Esaen ooal region, th moat Important coal district oa the continent. ' DR. EGA! IIIVITES BLASE TOURISTS TO SEE mtM American Minister at Co-penhagen Sys His: -Compatriots Seem to Overlook Country. ; . PARIS OF SCANDINAVIA Envoy Calls Attention- to Beautiful Islands and Ancient Monuments and Famous Cuisine. ' . gpeeUI Cable Dispatch to The later Oeeaa. COPENHAGEN. Denmark. March 7. "It seems to me," said Dr. Maurlc JTranela Egaa. th American Minister her, to a newspaper correspondent, "that my com patriots -whs visit Europe in increasing numbers every- year and are- also revisiting ib old " historical place la increasingly aew numbers, will soon, need to find fresh woods and pastures new. Th . Cheshire Cheese la London sad the Tomb of Ka-ptleon, and tbst greatest of curiosities, once beautiful, but now spoiled by misesl-laneous tombs, Westminster abbey. wlll toon become quit outworn if th same people -follow tho same route. ' ; - "It la Baart llm. that tha haantfaa At tho northern country and it . historical sites should be made more interesting to Americans. Norway Is becoming, almost as popular as 8wltserland, and the waterfalls and v smiling plain of Sweden 'are attracting mor and mors travelers every summer; but Denmark although there Is aa excellent direct line from New Tork and it is only a night's rid from Berlin-has been neglected. ."Copenhagen, the -eepttil of Denmark, 'Is- essentially a summer city. It the late spring ard' th ear ijr -summer the- beech woods, tItk their wonderful carpets of drteeT leavos aad a.saoB. are the moat beautiful la Europe, and th mixture of milling landscape, with th constant pre-ene of th ta, makes a tour through this country delightful. , . - FARH OP SCAJTDISAVIA. "Denmark is a country of islands, aad vary Island has its characterlatlo beauty. Tb historical monuments. Ilka the old-mlddle-age tower of Valdemar Atterdag. have -been carefujlv preserved, and . the people seem to live ss much in ths historical past aa in their very progressive present. For economic and social students, all th modern movements are best studied la Denmark, and most agreeably studied. "One can see a typical and characteristic open air play done in th environs of Copenhagen, catch a glimpse of very brilliant city Ufe-rfor Copenhagen Is really th Pari of Scandinavia and la aa hour or so find on' self la a country ins Id th midst of a simple rural civilisation. The Danes are famous for their cuisine, aad it is always easy to And in one of these quaint country inns a good bed, good soup and a delicious omelet. In - fact, recently rural Denmark aeems to hare uaurped th position of Normandy and Brittany as paradises ot simple cookery.; .-;."., . y THIS SIMPLE LIFE. "I must confess that I have become a convert to th direct passage from New Tork to Copenhagen, which haa been made even more agreeable by the building of the Frederick VII L A paaaago of ten days, including one day in Chriatlania, has, I have discovered, great, advantages as the ships seldom are overcrowded and one Is a personality rather thaa a mere numhsr In. stateroom. Besides, the Danea are famous Bailors; th Viking blood still flows in their veins. .: v,''. "If one makes a trip to Denmark, on must be prepared to enjoy th simple life. While there are luxurious hotel in the city of Copenhagen, and good hotels In all the other towns, the pleasure In th trip lies very, largely In the simplicity of th enjoy ment tillered. . The roads are good, and very suitable for motoring, but th beat way to enjoy the little country la to move from place to place in,, the excellent railway trains and to stop at towns like Rise, where the very flavor of old Denmark still exists, or at wonderful sea places like Fano, Mont Kliat or Skagen." WELSH DISESTABLISHMENT . . BILL HAS NEW WOMEN FOES j - Society Matroma Ieal Hoaaea ' for Meettaa-a tTkilelt Voice Oipesl- " 'tloa Hftnre, , (By th Associated Press. t . LONDON, March 7. Unionist society women have started a novel campaign against the Welsh disestablishment bill. When th idea waa first mooted th proposal was to hold Wednesday afternoon social functions during March at the town-houses of four peeresses, each gathering being attended E one of theWe!eh bish ops. Other peeresses, however, have Indi cated their willingness to lend their bouses to the public in the cause ot the establiah-ment. and these wlllbe utilised on Satur day afternoons, when their owners are out of town for the week-end. The privilege of roaming through tbe homes of tha arlstoo-racy Is expected to attract a great many people, and the f!f! will be an nounced as frc't - ' a f alait the bill. Women Explorers See Bird Dance in Southern Nigeria First Europeans to Witness Strange Worship Find Customs and Ceremonies Which; Appear to ' Have Come Down From the Pharaohs. LONDON. March 7. P Amaury Talbot. a district commissioner ia -Southern Nigeria (West Africa), who baa Just completed a Journey of over four thousand three hundred miles In the Eket district. stated in an Interview the other day that be found custom and ceremonies which appear to have come down unchanged from the days of the Pharaohs. k . - In some part tha dead are roughly mummified, while underground burial chamber are to be found planned Ilk those' of ancient Egypt.' ' H found also trace of bird worship and witnessed a bird .dance never before seen by Europeans. ' . ' '" . - 7" . Mrs. Talbot, who with ber sister baa been traveling through ths region,bas been making a special study of the womea of the tribes. . .-. . - Mr, Talbot, referring to th bard" task of tho administration la dealing with secret Societies, which at certain times - of the year atill seek to offer human sacrifices, said: - : - ' .". . Toward the end of September . suck an attempt was mad ia a distant part of the district. My attention was first drawn to this particular soclty, which bear - th aame of Ekkpo NJawbaw (Ghosts the De LEHFESTEY LEAVES L011D01I FOR CHICAGO lllinoUan Says He Found Antag- oniim to Attitude of U. S. - V- Toward Mexi9o Through . '"' South America. ' LONDON. March 7. John T. Lenfeatey ot Chicago, who-went to South America is th Interest of th Chicago Association of Commerce, is a passenger on the Mssre- taaia sailing for New Tork tomorrow. Mr. Lenfeetey waa quoted an Tuesday as saying . that. Colossi Theodora ' Jtooaevalt Aad soad bis boats at fila.da Janeiro pay $1,004 for a speech which be delivered ea the rela tion- between tbe United States aad 0ov.tb .laser caa ee us tries. . - - . He says h I assured that Colonel Roosevelt " will attend tbe wedding of bis sen Kermlt St Madrid to Miss Belle Wlllard, tbe daughter of tho American Ambassador at th Spanlah capital. . Mr. Lenfeetey says that everywhere la South America be found antagonism to tbe attitude of the United States toward Mexico. Both th South Americans and tbe North Americans residing in those countries condemn President Wilson's policy, saying that while Huerta la not an angel, he is the best of th lot. aad It would have been wis to have recognised' bis government. South Americans, Mr. , Lenfeetey says, sre unable to believe that the United States does not desire to annex Mexico. Mr. Lenfeatey talked with some South American diplomatists la London asd learned tbst one bar to their friendliness for the United States Is their assertion that the State Department holds, a club over th heada of th South Americas republics ta favor of North Americans, whether the letters claim are sound or aoL. , "Mr. Lenfeatey was surprised, be said, st tho amount' of American money which 1 being poured Into Chile and Peru by the Guggenheim. He wss also surprised to And that all the Chilean railroads . are English-owned, but are operated by' Ameri cana, and yet none is being worked profit ably. ; -;. - r . - ' Other passengers on the Msuretanla are Harry. A. Cuahinf. Mr, and Mr. Lewis Iselln, J. H. McFsdden and T. E. Young- husband. '- ' ' BABY IS IN MIDST OF RIOT ; -IN DUBLIN, BUT IS UNHURT Womaa Tells Cosaailaaloa Police Beat Her Whoa She Atteaiated . V' Protect Call. , LONDON. March 7. Tenants of Corpora tion .building. Dublin, told strange stories to th Dublin riot commission of a body ot police raiding their dwellings, batoning people who were In them, and smashing tbe furniture. - ' .. - Mrs. Annie Rysn said ah locked herself and two children In a room, but forgot the baby, leaving It on the bed. - The -police bashed the door , in and .smashed every thing they could get at with their batons. I heard terrible noises for twenty minute. One of -the policemen, said: vOh, here Is a baby: we will do for this.' Another officer said: 'Oh, Its only a baby; leave It there.' .:- , "When J cam out I found a table across ths baby's feet," Mrs. Bridget Kelly, another tenant, said that seven policemen rushed in. and took her soft by the throat. "I told them not to beat the poor child.' And thereupon a policeman struck me on the side of the eye ith a baton Then they, "murdered' me at the back of the neck and on my cheat Another woman said that after putting his baton through her mother's first communion card a policeman. threw ber meat on tb fire, and that set th chimney on fir " - : ;. . - -- - One mother stated that when the police men raisea meir oaions u to sxrise ner children she cried. "For Heaven's sake Jilt me, not the children." She threw herself in front -of them, and "the police bit me over the shoulders, and I had to attend the hospital. " stroyers) by a woman who brought some f raa-menta of charred bone. - Which; -' she asserted." was ' all left' to ber of an only brother. ' ' , "Later I discovered that a girl 7 years old was only rescued with great difficulty from being offered up. ' It speak volumes for the courage ot th Christians-1-many of them mere boys that they dared to wrest her from th clutches of this dreaded society, at the coat in aeveral cas of aa-ver wound. " : "Court messengers were "Sent to summon before me those responsible for the outraged The emlsaaiies were seised, beaten aad sent back with the message" that further attempts to interfere with the society would be-punished by , the death of. the messenger ' or . myself should I : vesture thither. - "A sudden visit found them' unprepared. Th inhabitants concerned went into biding or set forth to summon help from confed erate towns. . ... r , "A almpl stratagem brought thorn back,' aad the expression on their face was comical . In th extreme when they dis covered that the summons to return, beaten out In drum language, bad been dictated by the white man.- "Suffrajitsu" Used by British Women Art of Clinging to Chains and Pillars, When Seized by Police, Lesvrned by Militant. IBy the Associated Ptms 1 : "'" LONDON. March 7. The latest develop- msntof suffragetU mllitaaey Is th art of "suffl-sjltsa. MUltsaU who sre assigned to political meetings and to get in a word for suffrage are being coached In the new art. the chief feature of which is ability to twin arms and legs around a cbsir or plUsr la such a wsy.that it weulMsk a rmall army of usher or policemen to pry the disturbers loos."' ' i . Tho system worked -well on IU recent trial at a meeUcf s4Jretsed by John Burns ta Streatham astll tbe bead of the local government board ordered th stewards t remove the chairs as .well ss their occupants from th hall. - Ths Labor party, which. In aplte of its advocacy ot equal suffrage, la- being attacked because of its alliance with tbe Liberal government, ass bit upon a novel plan to meet this lstest dot of th suffragettes. : .. ' - - Husky . women stewards vara being employed ts desl with the Interrupters, end. ss one labor leader explained, the plan Is a distinct success, because' on account of a subtle point of militant psychology the sense of martyrdom is less comforting when one Is ejected by a member of one's own sex. - At a recent demonstration tbe militants cried despairingly! " 'Why don't you send your men to put us out."'- - LAWS AGAINST ALCOHOLISM IN ITALY WILL BE ENFORCED Caarae af TBaaeatiea ta Brglea Are ITra-ea fey CaaaaUttea at Fharaa. elsU Kaaeelallr ApaalateeL By tha associated Press. ' '. f ROME, March 7. A commute of pharmacist has - undertaken organised effort to help enforce the aew law against alcoholism in Italy, tho outgrowth of th recent International congress beld in Milan. . A circular Issued by the committee reads: . "The Superior Council of Public Health recognise that grave effect . from Intemperance have not aa yet shown themselves la Italy, but It considers conditions favor able 'for starting an antt-alcohollo cam paign, particularly In ths form ot .preven tion.' '." , 'With the purpose of Insuring a more efficacious defense against ths Insidious ad vances ot intemperance we recommend: 1. Tbst courses of education in hygiene. Including particularly the danger of alco holism, be Instituted in the public schools. and that in section where' the evils of alcoholism already exist more forcible propaganda b instituted under auspice of th police. ' ' - - -' . ; 2. That th government-shall favor the Institution ot asylums for th car- and cure of drunkards. " SEVENTEEN SYLLABLE VERSE DESCRIBED BY JAPANESE POET Sack Brevity af Fora, Be TellsXea aaa Claa, glaaald Be Ceasarei to , Star Carryiaa; Sky at It Back, ' LONDON, March 7. PoeUe descriptions ot Japanese' poetry, wars given by Tone No-guchi, the Japanese poet, at a dinner of tbe Poets'. Club In London He described the "hokku" poetry (the brletst form of Japanese poetry, consisting of only seventeen syllables) as "a pearl to be dissolved In the'wine of a mood." , . "Such brevity- of poetic form might well be compared with an eight-colored butterfly on a white dew vpon summer grasses; again, with a tiny star carrying the whole large sky at Its 'back.' he said. And again: "The hokku poetry is like a spider thread, laden with th whit summer dews, swaying among the branches of a tree like aa often invisible ghost In the air. ThatT sway,, indeed, not the thread itself, is the beauty ot our seventeen syllable poeia." pni;:GE:flnTi;D3: Ira vice: Member of ConnauL 1 Family Is Slated to '; Become First Gov- - . . . , ' , ernor General. PROMISES TO BE POPULAR Ireland's Fight for Self-Gov- enunerit ' Will Xot Be -Over" Before Fall, Is" ; : Belief Now. v - Br tbm A-oct Press ! ' " LONDON, March 7 It 1 almost deflaitely decided that Prince Arthur of Cocsaugbt is to be th first bom rule Viceroy f Ireland. ; There waa some talk of bia sue ceeding his -tether, th Duk of Connaogbt, as Governor General of Canada, bat this will not now take place, unless tbe Colonists are successful In preventing the gov eminent from estebllshing s Parliament in Ireland. " .': ' ; Like all members of th Connaugbt fam-lly. Prince Arthur i sxtremely popular, and besides. It is considered that bo would make an sbls snd responsible Viceroy, while his nearness to th throne and his personal Intimacy with th King would bare S great effect la soothing Unionist susceptibilities la Ireland:. . It would be difficult for Irish society to boycott a viceregal court held, by th first cousin and th niece of th sovereign, specially after th latter bad visited Dublin, in person to open the first Irish Parlia ment, which he will de if that Parliament is ever summoned. . '.' DELAV IS PLEASIXG. ' TJisctt Js Jlttle prospect, hoaever, of th horn' rule . bill becoming X law . early tlm eomlng summer as Natlonaiists and Liberals have offea declared would be the, ess. It Is aow predicted that Ireland's fight for lf-government will sot be over, before next falL - At best nothing can be done with tbei bom rale bill until April, for financial affairs will tak up all ot March, and bow that Premier Asqnlth bas promised-to maks liberal concessions to overcome the objes-tions of Ulster, It will probsbly tak moat of the summsr to refrain tbe bill. No' on Is seriously displeased at tb delay, for it Is believed It will work to a better understanding. Ths government will hav time to consider thoroughly Its pro posed amendments and to determine whether they will hav th deeired effect 1 of promoting peace. CHAXGEt IU BILL.. The alterations ' involved in th present bill would, be enormous, snd some portions would hav to be redrafted if any ot tbe amendments are adopted. Tho exclusion of "Ulster would require a complete modification ot th financial clause and bom rul within bom rule would be quite as complicated. . Premier Asquith will be very sure of hi ground before placing any of his suggestions on paper, but during the next few weeks various suggestion will be submitted to the Unionist leaders. If no agreement results th government will simply Introduce Its modifications snd let ths Bouse and pubUo opinion Judge. Even when the suggestions come before the House progres will not be rapid. There are some Irreeoocilables who will ffegbt ths bill to ths bitter end. while from other quarters there will com very sever criticism of details. t - WILE, FIGHT. FOB HOME RIXE. , Th trreconcUables bop th govern ment will produce a scheme which will be satisfactory to ths majority of Colonists snd Liberals, but which will meet with the disapproval of the Nationalists. -Mr. Asquith Is not at all likely to do that. He bas staked the political fortune of himself and his party on th homo rul bill, and It Is very well knows that bis great ambition Is to carry out ths desires .of bis old chief, Gladstone, and bring contentment ts th majority of Irishmen. , . . : - The procedure to be followed Is very clearly stated la the Parliament act. After tho bill bas been "read a second time the government will come forward 'with their suggestions, and a long series of debates may be expected In the Commons. The Unionists will doubtless oppose them, but It msy bs Inferred from what Lloyd George said In th debate on the speech from the throne tbst th government will persist In them, and will seed them to the Lords. It Is then that the real light. w:ll begin and it may be weeks before th atrvgtle la finally decided. ... ; TEACHERS ALLOWED TO HU'IT- Mlalater at Edseallsa ia Saxony It. - .peals Old Law. " - fBy th Associated Presa.l BERLIN, March 7. The . minister f education of Baxony bas, Juat Issued a a, order permitting school teachers to t&i out bunting licenses. The teachers of tt$ kingdom have been excluded from tte ri of th chase sine the Issuance of tbe "t-.a- ral articles" of Jan. 1. ISSO.

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