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tHE SIOUX COUNTY INDEX An OHARLEB O, SAWYER, ttA. NULL, a--*j~ 10WA London has just been testing a "foot ecoof" ralfway of Australian design. Two locomotives were placed on th* imra« track at widely separate points and «tarted toward one another. the engrln- «sn retaining their Beata with confidence. Just as It began to look a* ttough a collision were Imminent, alarm whistles jhrllled. In both engines tha ·team was shut off and tho brakes applied, without either engineer putting hand to whistle cord or lever. The tn- glnea to a dead stop, with a. cora- fortablo space between them. The new ·yslem keeps engines In continuous communication with signal stations. It a tra/fc la broken or displaced, or a set tit points wrongly directed. It brings tha train to a standstill a short In frwit of the danger point. It prevents tho train from taking a curve at 1 cpcud higher than that consistent with ·afety, without reference to anything the driver might attempt to Jo In thu matter. How It Is accomplished, la a secret, but the basic principle IB said to be "electrical sympathy" between th» locomotive and the rails. Prince Willlatr 1 Of Sweden, returnlnB from the jungles of Africa with a record of having killed a lion with his naked hands, la likely to be th« most socially sought aft«r man of the approaching Rlvlerla season. Prince William left his main column with three companions and went on a hunt for antelope. He had shot one and was hastening toward It when a lion sprang at him from cover, Us first Btroke knock- Ing his rifle from hla erasp. The prince, seeing flight was Impossible, dodged the second spring and managed to sink hla tintnr.s i n t 0 t n e animal's eyes, blinding It. Evading tho lashing of the brute's pttwg, ho drew his hunting knife and stabbed t through the neck, reaching'a vital spot. "When his terrified assistants ran up the lion was dead. A cable to the New York World trays a xontoat In on for the possession of Prince Charles, grandson of the cx-kalaer, son of the lato Joachim. A Hohenzollern family council gave tho child to Princa Eitel Frederick. The child's mother, however, appealed to the republican courts on the theory that a-Hohenzol- Frltjc j-ofusod to obey tho mandate of the courts o ntho theory that R Hohenzol- lern council possessed a higher right. Eut tho court has ordered him to yield Charles Francis, who Is 5 years old,' to hla mother, nlnce, having hooded tin family's request not to divorce Joachim, ·he lu held to retain all bar right;* us a ·wife. Tho American mining congrcnn wn« told that this country must look to Its ·halo oil resources Immediately or face an Inevitable lack of fuel oil. Rut do- pc-siti of Bhalo rock from 'which cruds oil may bo distilled aro E U f d r l e n t In Kentucky alone to provide f u e l for tho nation's neoda for tho next ]50 years, the congrosn was told. Tho samo In t r u o In Colorado and other Males. Bhalo oil can bo produced much below tha present coat of producing crude oil from wells. If a strike descends upon tho nation: Now York already bun 2.GOO motor trucks mobilised for service; Clik'np/j packing plants will closo within threa vooks, throwing 75,000 mon out of work: Btitlmoro will establish truck lines bo- and N«w York; "fKnii'a Bakery and Produce House Destroyed--Live Poultry Burns--Origin Not Known. Storm I,ako, la., Nov. G (Special).-The Houston bakery and Storm Lake, Produce Company supply house were destroyed by a /Ire Friday morning', the- t o t a l loss la about J7.000. There were ,500 pounds of live p o u l t r y burned or smothered. Tho buildings were- owned by J. H. XaGrange of this city whose loss IB about 52.000. covered by Insurance. The smu.II brick building had been occupied about a year by Mr. Houston whoso stock and equipment were completely destroyed. Losa about $4,500. half covered by Insurance. Tho corn»r building- was framo. Iron covered. The o n t l r o f r a m e Interior was destroyed. The loss of eupplien to tho p r o d u c e company Is $1,OOU, covered l/y IMHUranee. The o r i g i n of tho fire is u n k n o w n . TOWN OF LOW DEM IN LIMELIGHT AGAIN farm coUntry: and" Plltbburgh will follow New York In seizing food nnd fuel guppllaa, it la announced In thoao re ·ptctlvo cities. A cable to the Milwaukee Journal tnyt that big business of Germany has coma forward with a scheme for reorganizing Germany. It a«Bcrls t h a t lh«i stnto la bankrupt, nnd all « l a ( r f i i n e t l u u H lira operating at a ruinous d r f t c l t . and that private enterprise- alono run .TIWO the country from complete disaster. Thf'rc- foro it ctilln upon tho n l a t o tn tcl! to private companies control of tho m i l roads, tcloureph nnd t e l e p h o n e , to i-a- nounca p a t a r n a l l s m ami leave everything to private enterprise. According to their report, t h n £0 or more Institutions and I n d u s t r i e s , owned »nd operated by Vollvn us general ovc-r- · cor of tha Churoh of Zlon, did n buril- nnss for tho fiscal year ending Hine 31, 1921, of »3,IfiG,015.St. The chief of tho industries aro a. baking plan*, an apron *nd hunkerchlef factory, u camly factory, and a printing plant. Sliu-o .luly J 4 of thin year tho Zlon realty department has sold 20 lots. A corroapondcnt writes that Americans or* the favorite forelgncra In Uua- ·In, chiefly because of their coming to the aid of tho famine sufferers. "Amerl- cunsky correspondensky" will ope:, most e.ny door. It In snld. Tho hated outsiders are the French. Oovernmont experts Kay t h a t a long ·klrt fashion would bring n b n u t J50.000.000 extra dollars Into c i r c u l a t i o n , through the scrapping of old suits, tho buying of old suits, the buying of more cloth, and the employing of morn workers. Also, the new suits would cost more. Because ho failed, recently. In his effort to sell his $£00.000 (California ranch «t auction, when ho offered It at a FOC- r t f l r e to uce tho proceeds for the hi-nc- flt of his native land. Mr. PadircwKkl is reported to havo determined to r e t u r n to tho concert stage to raise liio money. The women who r.ilwod tfce money !o jptvo Mmc. Curie n grain of r a d i u m exceeded their coal by JCO.Oflo. A n o t h e r f u n d of $50,000 Is )n process of collection. These fundH. combined, ar« to provldu her with an adequate laboratory t u u i n - ment and a llfo incomo with which to carry on her researches. A Berlin cable to the Chicago Dally Nown quotes a Berlin ncwspapcrq 0:1 laying: "Tho United S u i t e s m n y .0 dry and (lie rent of tlio world may go dry. hut Bavaria will K l n y wet forever." More than B.OOO.OfX) quart glosses of beer ·were conaumed In two weeks ol the Munich festival, It reports). T'.irco Kuropeon eltlc.i havo a lower de.uth rats than tliat of New York city, which la 12.93 per 1,000. They are Am- ·tcrrtam. 11.07; Birmingham, 12.54, and Ixindon. Chicago la planning the biggest hotel In the world. It will havn 4,000 rooms, Including 400 "kitchenettes" for those do- ·Irlng to cook their own meals. The coat Is estimated at $16,000.000. New York city's commissioner of health has selected CO of the city's fattest women whom he hopes to reduce WO pouiidn In four wccka, by dfot and Cedar Haplds, la., Nov. 0.--Henry W. Ijowry. former mayor of Lowden, has brought suit In tho district court of Cedar county n.t Tlpton against L'9 residents of that town In w h i c h ho nfiliB d n m n g e a In the sum of $50,000 for defamation of char- nctor. '['lift suit IH an aftermath of tho many troubles growing .out of war n c t l v t l o R at lxv'den. Lorry In the petition nllcgeg that the defendant/) .it n jiubllo mooting conspired against h i m . It promises to be one of the moat sensational cane.s ever tried in t h i s part of tho slate. RIDDING WALL LAKE OF UNDESIRABLE FISH Deiiiftoi), In., Nov. 6 (Special).---The a n n u a l f a l l seining of Wall Lake Is bnlnK m a d e . So far the largest nlnglo tisli c a t i f h t was a b u f f a l o w e i g h i n g 40 pounds. Tho h a u l ban netted about 2,000 p o u n d s of f l n l i , which have been .^old on tin; spot. All largo gitino fish, rat-flsh and pickerel caught aro ret u r n e d to tho lake. A _ _ CHEROKEE NEWSPAPER HAS A NEW N A M E Cherokee, la., Nov. fi (Special). -For t h e hint 35 years tho Sernl-\Vook- ,ly M c m i i c r n t lins bcou edited nnd liulillfdicd by W. I', (loldic, but on Tuesday, N"oveiiiljoi" 1, tho paper pUHHt'd I n t o now hands. Paul and C. C. Caswell bcVnmo tho new editors nnd Uio nanio, Tho Cherokoa C h i e f , C!) the former Democrat, A B A N D O N S MORNING EDITION Odar Itaplds, In., Nov. 0.---A n o t a - ble newspaper change has occurred T h o t n o r n l n g Republican m i b H r r i - liern h a v e been notified t h a t t h e y w i l l receive, I n n t e n d of t h e i r m o r n i n g paper, the l e v e l l i n g R e p u b l i c a n n n d Times. Dlatlngulahcd honors and medalp of the world war were won by 160 American Indiana from Belgium, France nnd the United StMfj. A convention wns held In Ixmdon re- c*nt!y of men nnd women who have nb- jrtAlned from (he lisa of intozlcants for 3Mre thaa ^0 years, A WlEConnln mathematlclBn flirures Ilvlnff costs In that stfttc havo d«cllncd MO per cent. «lnce tho ponk of 1HO, but jr»ntn have mounted. 6«v«rR] el tiio vrlves of th« Japanei* 4«I»fatlm to t h « limitation conf«r«nc* ·anned European ro«(um« In B*» lt wt«k for tfc« first A N N U A L F A R M BUREAU MEETING J A N U A R Y 4 TO 6 H u r o n , 8. I)., Nov. [i.--Tho i n r c ' t l n g ()[ t h o K o i i t h U a k u t a farm buri'iui I't'derallon w i l l \w lnlcl In ! l i i r i n on J a n u n r y -1 to !i Indu.slvr. n c - f o n l l n g I n ainiounpcinont J u n t m u d u IK-IV by M. It. H f n o c l u - t , secretary. The c o i i M t l l u t l d n or t h u f e d e r a t i o n imividvH t h a t t h dok'nates H h u l l eon- K l w l o f onn o f l U ' l u ] r r i i r o s e n l a t l v o i l n l y a u t h o r i z e d from eaoh c o u n t y f u r m liurenu h o l d i n g mml)d-nhl| a n d Ir. j;oncl n t a n d l n g and one a d d i t i o n a l ih'U'K.-itc for each 1.000 monitn-rH or n^ajor portion thereof. OHU'lala aro p l a n n i n g t l i i ' h i r K " s t m o c t l n g y*'t hi'ld. Tho g r o w t h of HID o r g a n i z a t i o n and Hie program of u n v k o u t l i n e d by i h c convt'titloii of l a x i year l« expected to d r a w a l u r g e i T o v v r l . Work and policies f o r r.i^^ w i l l l»- o u t l l n o d ut Ihhi mcotlng. ALICE BLAKE'WMSSING AS TmAL DATE NEARS U n i t e d Pross. s.-iu l-'i-anclsno, Nov. f i . - - D i s t r i c t A t l i nii-.v M i i t h e w H v u d y t t n l a y l i n d d , - . K i t i v i ' M t r y i n g to lifati. A l l r c H i n U c ' . s t a r wilnc'H.s f o r t h o iiriisociillon i n Mu- ca.s« of KOHCOC ("Fatly") Ai'- i i u r - k l c . V c i !rrd;iy MJH.H IHluko wan l;i\o\\n I n b- w i t h her m o t h e r b u t oarly t o day n c l i h p r nhe nor h e r mother could i n - l o c a t e d b y t h o d i s t r i c t atldi-n-.v. l.'rudy declared ( h a t if Min:; M l a k i 1 is i u t f o u n d I h l H m o r n i n g h e rnny h a v e hi'i' c i t e d and placed tindri 1 t h e charge ol I he c o u r t p o n d i n g Arbucklo's ti i u l Arljiicklr-'s t r i a l for nmnalii tighter /is ii n-iiiill of tho dcatli of Virginia l ^ i p j u - still Is formally set for .Mond a y b u t It was p r a c t i c a l l y c e r t a i n It \vi n i i i bo c o n t i n u e d u n t i l November 1-1 SNOW I N M O N T R E A L . Montreal. Nov. 5.--A heavy fall of MIOW lodiiy made It doubtful whether l!u Syracuse eleven could play McGIll in a contest that was planned to bo the tlrwt football gamp between Cnn- ;idlun and K n i f e d States colleges in 41 years. * STOCKHOLM.--Four men i n v o l v e d In the *pnsa.tlona) plot for a bolshev- i«l r e v o l u t i o n In Sweden dtarloaert Just .Iiinr, huvo been Mftntenoei] to prinon. Tl.cir tcrniM range fnini J R mon t h a I n four vcju's. Kev«-n mon n n c i « o d of c u m p l l c l l y In tho movement Inivo been acquitted. It laltC'H u wagon load of hides la h u y a harnesH. There arc too t n u n y iDinncoHRury m i d d l f i i n e n m a k i n g a l i v i n g off tho farmors' hldea. Coroner's Jury Says Boy of 7 Who Killed Aunt Should Not Have Been Permitted to Handle Gun. Waterloo, la., Nov. 8 (Special).-Bobble Jenks, age 7, was tit-Id b l u m e for the death of hla aunt. Miss Florence Kentzelman, who died from the effects of a rifle wound i n f l i c t e d by tho child, but the boy's father, George Jenks, was censured by l l i r j coroner's jury for e n t r u s t i n g firearms fo a child. ~~ The father permitted the boy to take the rifle following his r e t u r n f r o m a h u n t i n g trip. The boy fired ucvcrn! shots at a tin. A shot f i r e d by the boy elruck the young w o m a n j u s t , nbovc tho heart. WOULD RAISE SCHOOL AGE OF IOWA CHILDREN TJes Molncs, la,. Nov. 8 (Special). --.Laws compelling children to attend school up to tho nge of 18 were demanded by tho State Teachers' Association hero a f t e r Governor K e n d a l l had pointed out U t a h as a model for Iowa to follow In securing complete school attendance. This nnd the resolution sponsored by Supt. M. G. Clark, of Sioux City, for a I1B.OOO f u n d tO k f u r t h e r legislation for teachers' a n n u - ItleB were the oulnlanding b u s l n e n n developments of the convention. 4 . ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY IS OWNED BY DES MOINES JJes Moires, In., Novt. S.--Tlie first m u n i c i p a l astronomical observatory In the United Slates was dedicated here Saturday by u ceremony of the Drolre u n i v e r s i t y homecoming. The rlty of Den MolncB advanced the money to f u r n i s h t h e b u i l d i n g a n d Drake u n l - venilly f u r n i s h e d t h o l i i H t n i m e n t s . The b u i l d i n g WHH dedicated to Dr/au D. W. iVrorehousc. a s t r o n o m y professor at Drake, In u speech by Dr. F. B. M u u l t o n . of the U n i v e r s i t y ot Chicago, --f- ftT fl SHIFTS SnLE Neighbor "FarmerB" of Tenant Whose Property Was Being Sold Cause Unusual Demonstration. City, Ja., Nov. 7 (Special). «M**^W --^..^ 13ort Smlt obtained un $800 Jutlg- ment against hl« tenant, Frank Do Grunft, for ronj. An execution wns Issued and tho sheriff advertiNcd IHo stock and machinery for n:ile on (lie Smlt f a r m n o r t h e a n t of Hoyden. W h e n the s h e r i f f arrived on th... f u r m y a r d K a t u r d a y h o f o u n d a d u m my h u n g to i-iieh b u r n gublr, one tu- bclk'il, "This lu Uio f e l l o w \vjiu n)iiliiM u third bid at t i l l s .sale," and t i n - nther, "This Is I h o huullord who aucs on t l i o rent nuti'S." ThvvK wcro several h u n d r e d jin'ii :it I he Halo. Tlie llnU cow put up for -sale roc v l v e d a bid of 1! cents and a scvond of 25 cents. When an "outsider" made an o f f e r of $50 a doxcn or more men Jumped on to h i m and others produced a rope. The sheriff and his d e p u t y h u d to go lo his assistance. The wale was d u a l l y c o n t i n u e d ruid the property HO Id ut t w o - t h i r d s of t h e appraised value. hVvt-rnl w a r r a n t s have boon Issued and a. n u m b e r of "fjirmer.s" ivlll h a v o Hie o p p o r t u n i t y to e x p l a i n by i - i f i l i t t h e y Inlerfi-i-ed w i t h t h e orders of the c o u r t and t h e dutlc:) of an i f - II. '·!·. -4- BEING HELD FOR JOB AT MA8ON CITY, IA. Ma-son C i t y , la., Nov. 7 {Spec.taU.-- Art S w i f t , f o r m e r l y of Mason ' l t y , but until yesterday of rilonx Kails, H. !)., ban been b r o u g h t back litre on n. w a r r a n t cluirglni; h i m w i t h t h e t h e f t ol an .automobile from Harold H u n t , l a x l d r i v e r , three weeks ago. Hi- i.s one of tho t h r e e men who look t l i e d r i v e r to it lonely «[iot 10 miles from U w n n t t h e p o i n t if a . g u n , relieved him of ;i r i n g v a l v i e d at $1.500. $'jii5 and his now C a d i l l a c i i i i t o i i i n b i l e . Sheriff Kred Marsh I'onlindn. .\l:u-Kh. a f t e r I n v c s i l g a i l n g tlie ro!- bri-y here, t e l e g r a p h e d K l o u x Kail;?, i n s t r u c t i n g police t h e r e l o kf-op w n i - h on S w i f t , n u s [ i e e t r d of t l i e robbery, Tl IM c l a i m e d he was seen on the s ' l v e e t s t h e r e t h u d a y n f t L T t h e robbery, d r i v - ing mi automobile w h i c h e x a c t l y n-.atchea the d e s c r i p t i o n of H u n t ' s car. OfHoors have been uiuthle to loeato the car, the ring or the diamond and are searching for the other t'.vo m o t i . one of whom Is believed to have tho ear In payment of n m o r t g a g e S w i f t l.nd agalriHt hi« personal property. Swift emphatically denies compllel- ty with the robbery, slitting H i n t ne left Mason C i t y the night of th^ robbery at 11 o'clock. The sheriff claims proof Dial he was lu tho city a f t e r m i d n i g h t . S w i f t is 27 years old nnd la married. WIFE OF EDITOR URGED FOR CITY COMMISSIONER Cedar KnplrlN, Ia,, Nov. S.--The woman to tipronu- n r a r u l l d j i t e for c i t y office in Ccdnr Unplds !jj Mrs. l-Ved .1. I.axell, w i f e of tli-j e d i t o r of t h e Republican nnd Tlmeii. Mrs. I.azcll has announced hor candidacy for c i t y commissioner, r a y i n g t h a t lu cuno she wa« ducted slu) would ank to bo named park comml.slnoner. an office her huo- l-nnd held for t\ tiumlier of yearn. OF ETHlffi Iowa Pedagogues Would Stop Underbidding--Similar to Eules of Trades Unions. Zes Mofnes, la., Nov. 5 (Special).--An ethical code ror teachers, governing t h e i r relations w i t h tht-ir school boards anil regulating such matters ae underbidding and professional con- d u c t of all kinds, will j i - o b a b l y be the outgrowth of tho 67th annual convention of the Iowa State Teachers' As- Koclatlon in session here. -The thlcal code proposed would b3 similar to that t x i a i i n g in unions and professional organizations and would prevent, among other things, the application for positions which are already tilled and the underbidding of other teachers for positions. Together with a plan for local representation in the governing body of the state association, this promises to be the most i m p o r t a n t matter affecting the profession taken up at the convention. It is believed that a commission to f o r m u l a t e such a code, and to make p l a n s for the ostracizing rif any teacher who falls t o live u p to It, will be a p p o i n t e d d u r i n g t h e convention. DISCOVERS SURE CURE FOR VARICOSE V E I N S Davenport, la., Nov. 5.--A di»cov- try by Dr. C. D. Bsi: ewald, leading physician and mayor of Davenport, explained Bt a meeting of the Scott County SIedle-1 society, promises to revolutionize th : treatment of varicose veins and to put in the discard tho surgeon's k n i f " ma a, means of relief. To fellow membern of tho profession Dr. Barewald explained that he had been working f i v e years on his discovery. In the t r e a t m e n t of some CO cnsea he has not met with a single failure. A serum Is Injected i n t o the diseased vein, which, a f t e r .several days' treat- m e n t , returns to I t s normal ."late. During t r e a t m e n t the patient ia able to a t t e n d to his d u l l y occupation. The I m p o r t a n c e of t h e discovery was b r o u g h t out nt tin? m e e t i n g when It was disclosed tlvU 60 per cent, of people over 40 years of age are afflicted w i t h varicose veins In Komo form or other. Many u f these aro BO slight as not to be n o t i r n a b l o to t h e patient, w h i l e n t h o r H s u f f e r t o r t u r e by reason of then]. .. ^ TUBERCULOSIS MONEY FOR I O W A EXHAUSTED Washington, Nov. B.--Senators O u m n i l i i N u n d Kcnyon and the entire Iowa rlelcgntion In tlio House con- forrcd w i t h Secretary of Agrh-ulturo Wallace Tuesday over tho question of rnorc monny tr stomp out tubercul- Comp'ulnlK nro coming" from the stale that federal functn apportioned to Iowa for t h l e purpose nro cxljnu.itcd. Kd C u n n i n g h a m , of the, Iowa Farm Bureau federation, Ia among those 'irglng more funds. Secretary Wallace g u v o Uio di'lc'Kiilion no comfort. It Hcrms congress appropriated a lump mini of $1,000.000 for t h e e n t i r e count r y i t eradicate- tulicrculoslB. This w a x a p p o r t i o n e d lo b t u t c s by the de- p a r t m e n t of a g r i c u l t u r e , but. Instead of a p p o r t i o n i n g it in p r o p o r t i o n to the n u m b e r of cnttio, I t wn.s apportioned on t h e basis of a p p r o p r i a t i o n s by t h e Mate* to match HIP federal f u n d . Tho result IH t h a t , w b i i o m u c h money is still mnim-d. Iowa can get none. A MARSHALLTOWN CONCERN FORCED INTO BANKRUPTCY M a r s h a l l t o w n . la,, j:nv. 5 (Special). --The f n l l u r c locally, due to tlic t l R l i t r i i ' R H of tho moBcy market nnd the f u l l i n g off of b u y i n g because of h a r d times, came Wednesday, w h e n the Lovln Dry Goods Company, opera t i n g the largest d e p a r t m e n t store in this city, \\-as forced I n t o i n v o l u n t a r y b a n k r u p t c y by creditors. Asscl.i of the company aro eatl- mntc-d at $1!27,000. and liabilities at $156,000. 'Tho a n n o u n c e m e n t was made following a meeting ot reprc- senintlve.q of SO of tin 300 creditors, w i t h c l a i m s aggregating J13E.OOS. BOY KILLED WHEN HE STEPPED ON BELT Geneva, In., Nov. G.--Lester Harmon, 18, a h i g h ucliool s t u d e n t here, was fatally I n j u r e d whe«* "no stepped on tho d r l v u bell of a »;asolluo r n - gino. Harmon, who ws\a dependent u p o n his own ri'simircoH for support, wan w o r k i n g his way t h r o u g h high Hdionl and had accepted employment on tlio (Jerry Urip, farm ncnr town. lit; wont to t h e e n g i n e room lant even i n g to change tlu power f r o m tho m i l k i n g m a c h i n e to the separator, and in some w a y sit.-ppoel on I'je belt \vlven by a nix horse power engine. He was t h r o w n In .such a m a n n e r t h a t b o t h loifH and hl.i skull were f r a c t u r e d . He was taken to the Lutheran hospital at Hampton, nnd died at 2 o'clock t h i s morning. His only known relative i.i a brother, W. B. Harmon,' who renldes on a f a r m nonr liore. --*·-- SETTLE NORTHERN IOWA JUDGESHIP THIS WEEK WaKhlngl'oji, No/. 4. -- Senators C u m m i n s and Konyort s t i l l hope to dispose of tho n o r t h e r n Iowa Judgeship t h l o week. The* expected to consult A t t o r n e y Gcnornl Daugherty on the question or age limit, but have deferred It for a day or two. "BILLY" SUNDAY VISITED Ames, la., Nov. 5.--"Billy" Sunday ulopped off here, his old home town, on bin wiiy f r o m Sioux C i t y to DCS Molncn. Ho .stepped off tlie tixiln u n a n - nounced nnd as he walked up and down tho Htreot old frlemta grabbed h!n hand nnd bade him welcome. He spoke at tho Rotary c l u b at n, luncheon n n r l visited bin old home nnd his mother's gravn, which In In t h n local cemetery. "Hilly" Kund.iy wns horn and rals«l on n fnrm a m t l n cunt of hero. The Pot Boils in China. i L ONDON reports a transaction in insurance against the outbreak of war between the United States and Jaran on or before December 31, 1922. Tho charges for the insurance were at the odds of 19 to one against the war. But tho surprising fact is that anyone should feel the need of Insurance against such a war. Americans should wake up to the fact that throughout tha continent, especially in Germany and France, country. Responsibility for the truth of this statement rests with Genci-al Hikida; but H is typical of the sort of thing^ one constantly htars In China. Japan la already beginning to harvest the bitter iruits of her arbitrary poilcy toward China; a. policy which it is too late to reverse. Tho commercial and industrial connections which Japan has established in Shantung will continue only so long as they aro supported by her cannon and bayonets. The world war has taught us how fugitive such conquests are. Consequently, the Japanese are with a certain clique it 13 taken as a moro earnes tly seeking some better foregone conclusion that America and method, Which will let them co-oporate Japan will fight, and fight soon. °n a friendly tooting with the Chinese. ' These chauvinists aro doing every- ' th ° ugh ever ' Japanese with I whom. I have conversed eagerly thing they can to brmg about this war. wlsheg a wiser po] i cy one tll [ ng stan a s Japan and America were the only in the way: the .Japanese soldateska- two participants in the world war in Shantung will tolerate no Intc-rfer- that camo out financial winners. A enco wlth lts Privileges. war bct« r een these two is Justified Japanese gTiarda are stationed ev-" ,, , . ... erywhere along the Shantung railway, by continental militarista on the chlneso guards are posted immedl- ground that it would enable their na- ately outside the railway property, tlons to recoup some of their losses Coes that look like budding friend- In tho last war, t h r o u g h furnishing f' i p ? fThe . Chinese and Japanese. havo not yet come together for direct supplies and credit to ono or both negotiations, nor do they show any In- belllgercnts. dlcatlon of doing BO.' The reassuring China would be the bone of con- reports that are Issued from time to tcntion. America stands for the l\ me ? TO m " ely conventional setla- tlves for public opinion, dosed out in "open door." Japan Is supposed to bo the hope - ot preventing Shantung against opening tho door too wide, from becoming another A)s»ee-ior- Tho latter already is establish^ 7 firm- ralne. ly In parts o£ China, as are tno Brit- Shantung's economic development Ish. American capital is edging In. J anno . tf be separated psychologically ,,,_ ,,. , , ^ , ,, fro1 " lts mUltary and political control. The Chinese hate the Japanese, and A ll three are Inseparably associated. ... aro egged on in their resistance to Thero la no way of. escape from the penetration by Japan by Americans quandary thug created. A man needa In China. According to Erich von . to re . Blde ln Taingtau only a day OP ,, two to see perfectly well that, what- faalzmann, w r i t i n g In tho Vosslche ever tlie Japanese profess, they Intend Zoltung, religious representatives to remain there. They havo already from America have done their propa- invested so much money In the coun- gandn work BO thoroughly that ftry ' a n d *aye. committed themselves " , , , ^ T to so many things there, that holding; America s masters of finance in New Tsingtau is no longer a mere ques- York have only to press a button to lion of prestige, but a matter ot very explode a mine to China." concrete material Importance. Wero Tho story Herr Salzmann tells H" 5 Government to withdraw from a'- 1 the undertakings which It has or- Bhould be an eye-opener to American Ean i ze d at great expense in the Tsing- readers. If he is right, and what ho tau protectorate and in Shantung for Buys Is supported by evidence from definite propaganda purposes, not a other quarters, missionaries concern Bln B lo Japanese subject would be aW* , to make a living In this part of China, themselves as much with the politics Tho Chinese common peoplo mean- of the far cast aa they do with the while aro comparatively apathctio souls of the "heathen" with regard to political questions. Hen- Salzmann- account of what Is Th °y take Japanese money today aa readily aa they took German money going on In North China throws on f o r m e r ] y. Coolies and peasants with Intcrenting light on the problem which whom I talked said to mo quite na- ia .soon to come up before tho Uls- turally, without the slightest show ot armament conference. Tho f u t u r e of r olltlcal f , cell "f r: " r . h ° Gurmana wer» fine people, we wish they would all China Is the knottiest question in the como ^^^ But U)0 Jar , anoso Q r«r agenda. It may help ija to bo moro very good people, and spend lots ot tolerant 1C wo understand that we are money.' _not_niyjM».t.-auiu_i a .. r rx,«uln«.Ul fjol- . fAnd ^ that . 5s t h o truth. Since _tb,B Ing in'China. A smus national!sm,'~a" holler than thou" attitude toward did when wo were Waking this naval foreign nations, broods a patronizing base. All this has given the Chines* air that Is moat Irritating If. Is n-! muc ' 1 employment. Land speculation, dangerous to peaoo as blatant jingo- ^ h ' hc G TM" govornn usnt wla(! ,y kept in chock by skilful system ot · hind control, Is now r u n n i n g wild. If the conference 1« to produce' last- Tho peasants are making fortunes Ing b e t u r i t K , In short It war with 8oIlin K their farms. SiiBeulutors ara Japan In to bo avoided, wo will have e r e c t l n « who! ° " ew «"'urbs Coolie* arc earning high wngt-a In tho brick- to do our part In dispersing tho fog yards; masons, carpentorn, plpo- of m u t u a l distrust that we have fitters, Htreot laborers, glaziers, lit helped to create- In China, short, mechanics of every k i n d , hav* Herr Salzmann «aye. In part: *TM n em l" oy f d regularly at ' ' - wages than they ever k n e w before. T.iinirtau presents a most compll- That haa kept the local population in cutcil problem--a problem involved good humor. Money has been plcn- w l t h tho ShuntunK controvorny, which tlful, and one sees the result, originated In tho secret treaty be- Tho Japanese government has been tvvcen Kngland, Prance, and Italy on very careful to preserve the Gonnaa the one side nnd Japan on the other, appoaranco of the city. Thu streets U n d e r tho Versailles treaty Japan nc- U ro as fuultle'saly clean ast they wor» fiulres all Oermany'H rights In Shan- u n d e r German rule. I did not sec a. tung. Tokyo construes Ihowo rights, alnglo dilapidated building. Tha both lefiully and economically, with a wharves nnd harbor works are In ex- liberality most advantageous to it- cellent condition, and havo been ex- self, Haron Inouye, chief of the I n - tended. There has been cx- formatlon service at tho Tokyo for- ' traordlnary a m o u n t of but Id ing eign office, General Hiklda. chief of not only are all the vacant places in tho Japanese general staff In Shan- the old city occupied by new atruc- t u n g , nnd Iri.sawa, head of tho civil tures, but a whole new Japanese maji- u d m l n i a t r a t i o n at Tslngtau, all told u f a c t u r i n g and residential mo that Japan had trlccS repeatedly to n p r u n g up In tho suburbs, negotiate directly with China, and had | This has been paid for with govern- o f f e i e d to evacuate Shantung in order t ment money, and with t h e money of to sutUo t h i s troublesome question. · great war profiteers d i v e r t e d in They said that the Chinese author!-' direction by government influence, ties i-cfutieil to negotiate directly with Consequently the whole t h i n g is artl- them, Insisting instead that the.wholo ficial. There ia no spoiitancuna |ur- matter bo referred to tho League of Nations. I am not in a position to say how far this Japanese official version conforms with tho facts. However that may be, no progress is being made t o w a r d a scttfoment.' At any moment this dispute may create a crisis that will Isad to war. America kcepa tho pot boiling through the Y. M. C. A., which exerts a powerful influence among tho Chineso students. This organization busies itself extensively horo with political propaganda, and miobty littlo with Christianity. So America has machinery for Hotting public opinion in China ablaze Whenever »he wishes. America's masters of f i n a n c e in New York havo o n l y to pros* a button to explode a m i n o in C h i n a . Every young educated Chinaman is completely u n d e r tha influence of America's teaching. crnl f l t k i d a , u wise, cool-headed, dist i n g u i s h e d gentleman, told me that on the ninth of May, which ia observed in _ .,,,,_ China as a day of national h u m l l l a - I tered. Xo or.e k n o w n w tlon. beeauso the country \vu« forced I UH- booty. Hut t h e rearmnslblllty for by Japan to sjbacrlbe to the T w e n t y - i b i s a t i M f l t y e v e Pose In this development. Talngtnu is today a Japanese luxury colony, with a tributary back c o u n t r y u n military occupation. Japan will never win tho markets and commei'dixl suvrcimac-y so eagerly desired !:' tin-sir mi'lhod.s. R.'otu.'mic? c o n Q u n s t ^ d'!n'i.n; pi;a o. fi;cirrlty, ami conf l i l i ' i K f , \ do not now cxi;it. On all sides are soldlf-rs in k h : i t l . w i t h fi\-;;d bayonets. It' ( l i f mere- prevalence c;f armed froopn eviii-y- w h u r o and on all 0i'r.'i^!"nr b^toiic-nt'il militarism, p r n c o f u l ^hli'ia \viiltl ^t-oni today Hie most m i l i t a r l tl.'n world. At li l . f r i i ' t h a t c o u n t r y wear u n i f o r r l f l o n . They aro e v i d e n c e of tho disorders into w h i c h tho c o u n t r y been t h r o w n by tho u s u r p i n g of E n g l a n d and J a p a n , and tho constant agitation of tho Yankees. Th; land Is s u f f e r i n g lj!lt(;rly from these- disorders. A« I wrlfi:, rtn l i i i p o r f a n t :;iiry h i 1111:11 in Intei-lor ha-i just and t h o u s a n d s of us Hi:" ono Points on that date six yearn ago, American missionaries in Macao " l i n - trlbnu-d handbills and organized pub- foi-t-lgnors -- particularly ,-i-id ; -- for they have u n r t i . r m t i a n d v i r t u a l l y destroy«! t h e a u lie processions, calling upon tho pto- j of the n a t i v e govoi-nmPiit. Th '.',-·· 'v.'o pie to d r l v u isvery Jupar.esc -- and powers consciously «m- anarchy in or- cvury Knglfshman also -- out of the dcr to reap a harvest freui Itn crop, Oixrntion of w}|at In te!lcvl 10 \;f the eleolriunl fieri in e n l M c n o o lias JiiHt cotninpnrod. The sign. HhaiiOkl Ilkn a Mar, measuring a q u a r t e r of :i mil-.' from point Vo f ' f ^ n t , florvcn (IH a Kul'lvi for the cros?-7liiin«cl air pilots In lanJ- Ing til nlKlit. Tne llpblsi aro M:nk In a Croov« cov»-ie1 wish heavy crUss, !"vo\ with the (jrounti, so that t l i e pl-'ix-'.i run (asl rlRlit ncro^.i them In Iftndliar. Thn I t K h t i n K is no arrar.ped t h a t hugu "J/' nmy lie disjiiajcd to Indicate tha direction of tho v-'lnrt. Oiy of ttii »T'**t potato crop Oil* year, Geiirj-1n farn'vk* will rrallze ot liccaute thf- 1'Vench army WAft r.ct equipped nt t'ne o»t.«et of Die M : i r -,vith tho protective ilovicc.i t h a t tlu Anir-:i- cunii Hs»d. l'YB)ie« IUIB l!.3c'0 vc««-r.'inn vvlin nro tctr.lly Wind. Of Dituf. «·;./-.?· 100 have -.noiiKii lo li-;c on. The 3, OHO francs n year the S"vcrH!nont al|iiu/:t Ihvro tc live cm IM ^'.jttrcly ir..'idc.|Uitt^. BllEi- *d" IP not wousd- Plans *re be\nff ras!« * of («pltnll»ti» to attempt tha dcnic«tlea- '·'· tlon ,o

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