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THE BEE: OMAHA, MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 1821.
The Omaha Bee
DAILY (MORNING) EVENING SUNDAY
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The Bee's Platform
1. Nw Uaioa Puiuw Statioa.
2. CoBtina) imprTat f tk N
bra.k Highways, laelveUag tk pv
meat f Mala Thoruhfara Itadiag
iato 0W wltk Brlk Surf e.
3. A abort, lowraU Waterway from lh
Cora Bait to tha AHaatia Ocaaa.
4. Homa Rata Charter far Omaha, with
Cily Maaagar farna af Geyaramaat.
Holding the Home Market.
When the congress comes together after its
midsummer recess, it is understood that the rev
enue measure will be pushed ahead of the tariff
bill, which is now in the senate committee's
hands. More of pressing interest is felt in taxa
tion than in protection; this is not a sign that
the republican leaders are in a mood to abandon
tariff revision, or to remodel the Underwood
law on the basis of free trade.
Chief of arguments raised against the pro
tective tariff policy of the republican party is
the need of extending our export trade. Its
advocates, by some strange process of reason
ing, have seemingly convinced themselves that
a foreign market is to be preferred to the home.
Dr. Albert Shaw touches the point in his com
ment: .: (
Foreign trade is desirable for the United
States, as also it is desirable for France; but
foreign trade should be incidental, rather than
vital. Underlying our tariff policy is the be
lief that the United States should continue to
prefer the home market. The argument for
this policy would be overwhelming, but for '
the exceptional conditions of the past seven
, years, in consequence of which we have be
come a creditor nation on a vast scale and
must open our markets to. foreign goods or
else greatly weaken the hope of ever collect
ing a tithe of what Europe owes us.
The proposition thus stated is plain enough.
If we collect from Europe, it will be at the ex
pense of surrendering our nome market, the
richest in the world, to Europe. A day's work
for a foreign workman is to be provided at the
expense of a day's idleness for one of our own.
Only thus, it is contended, will Europe ever be
able to pay the debt due on account of the war.
It may turn out otherwise. If Germany is ex
pected to pay $33,000,000,000 of indemnity with
no especial favors in the trade of the world, it
r does not seem unreasonable that in time our
debtors may find the means of paying up at least
"t portion of the money due us.
Should it .develop that those nations which
Owe us money cannot settle unless it be at the
expense of our own industries and commerce, it
will be better that we forego the collection.
Home industry and home market go together;
one cannot' be divorced from the other. We will
always have a, surplus of output to go abroad,
but that surplus should not be created until every
domestic need is satisfied, and not by allowing
foreign wares to be sold to the disadvantage of
our own manufacturers.
Foreign trade should continue to be inci
dental, for the home market wilt remain vital
as long as our country continues prosperous.
Europeans may or may not pay their debts, but
if they do " it must not be out of American
pockets or to the disadvantage of American pay
Back of the Erzberger Death.
German domestic politics are certain to be
disturbed to some extent by the assassination of
Mathias Erzberger. The republic is not so
firmly established that it is beyond danger, but
reason enough is apparent to support the con
clusion that the German people will not return
without a struggle to monarchic! control. Which
of several groups that might profit by the re
movat of the former cabinet minister is to finally
bear the onus of his taking off is not disclosed
as yet. What is certain is that at the moment
Germany is governed by minority president,
and the coalition - which controls the reichstag
is precariously put together and might be shat
tered by even a lesser blow than the murder of a
leader. Conflicting elements will surely try to
take advantage of the situation thus created, and
demonstrations are expected, yet the government
as it exists will probably draw the support of
groups not now allied with the socialist combine,
and in that way develop the strength necessary
to check any tendency of the reactionaries to
gain control The next few days will be worth
watching, for they will probably mean much to
jthe future of Germany.
Hub of the Sky.
In the most casual manner the arrival here
fcy air of a cross-continent tourist is mentioned
in the news columns. Having purchased an air
plane in New York for his personal use, he is
flying home to San Francisco in company with
jtwo mechanics. Omaha already is such a center
of aviation that this party was able to drop down
from the clouds without attracting much more
attention than if it had come by train or by
At the landing field out by the Ak-Sar-Ben
grounds airplanes are constantly coming and go
ing. . From oat in the state men frequently fly
bete, and 'the arrival and departure of the air
mail is a daily occurrence. For all its everyday
ate, air travel baa not yet become so common
place that the imagination is not touched by the
eight of the winged machines or by the crackle
of the motor, and on a Sunday a crowd of spec
fetors is always on hand at the big field.
Omaha has a better start toward becoming
aa aviation center than has any other western
city. The time will come when every city will
provide a nesting place for these birds of pas
sage, and those who have pioneered in develop-
Good "Off-Year" Politics.
As no election is held in Nebraska this year,
the supposition natural to most folks would be
that all should enjoy themselves, especially dur
ing the dog day season, berating the weather
man, swapping fish tales and wondering what
would have happened had not the government
taken the course it did. Surcease from the an
noyance of political debate was sought when
the annual election was abolished in this state.
The happy relief thus anticipated does not sit
well on some of the enthusiasts, who feel the
urge to keep things from stagnating. Therefore
we are now being regaled with accounts of the
dire disaster that impends, just for the reason
that Nebraska is broke, and can't pay its debts,
and this ts all due to the fact that the governor
has tried to save some money by putting a check
All of which would be important if true. Ne
braska is not "broke," and in no danger of going
broke. If Governor McKelvie enforces his rule
debts, will meet all obligations, and will not
have to cease any of its reasonable activities.
Thaf warrants may, be used is probable, but this
has been done before, and the state has survived
the experience. A possible remedy against the
inconvenience that exists because of the time of
which requires the quarterly apportionment of
funds and the retention of a 10 per cent balance,
instead of bankruptcy the state will move into
the easy condition of having a balance on hand
at the end of the biennium, and not a deficit, as
used to be the case when the democrats had
The hubbub and dust-kicking performance of
the democrats may amuse them, and even may
mislead a few who do; not stop to think the
matter out. Nebraska will continue to pay' its
tax collection can be provided by the legislature
at any session, but probably will not be, because
it is so simple no statesman will inflate a repu
tation by looking after it. And the democrats
will still have conniption fits over everything
the republicans do while in or out of office.
For Better Rural Schools.
A unified school system which will insure
the same close supervision of rural education
that is had in the cities is a desirable goal, and
the plan announced by the agricultural bureau
of the Omaha Chamber of Commerce is worthy
of consideration by parents and teachers in the
country districts of Nebraska. Consolidation by
which the inadequate one-room school houses
are supplanted by one centrally located and
larger building undoubtedly represents the most
advanced system of rural education, and this
plan has been adopted in many parts of the
state, although it has made more progress in
Wisconsin, Ohio, Missouri, Iowa and Indiana.
Ultimately all the iso'ated school districts
will come to consolidation, but until that time
arrives, such improvements as can be made ought
to be pushed. The expense of erecting a large
educational center is not prohibitive, although it
holds back many districts. Yet the advantages
of the unified school are so obvious that in time
it seems certain that all forward looking com
munities will adopt the system.
The Dresel-Rosen Treaty
Answer to Selling Agents of the
Versailles Pact la Emphatic
4 Save the Children. -'-'
Parents will . endorse with gratitude the
waVning to motorists to resume the custom of
going slow in passing schools. In a little more
than a week, September 6, classes will resume
and mothers anxiously will watch their chil
dren thread their way past street cars and au
tomobiles. Some of them go carelessly along,
romping and running in the face of danger, full
of active spirits and without the fear that
comes with experience;
When a careless driver speeds into the vi
cinity of a school, accidents may be expected.
Many little children will be making their first
Unaccompanied trips and every precaution must
be taken to assure their safety. In some schools
where most of the children have to pass the
street car tracks or heavily traveled highways
it may be advisable for the teachers to form
them in ranks and lead them across. Parents
and teachers have a duty as well as have the
motorists, and no possible means of instilling a
sense of prudence into the children should be
Somehow, those West Virginia mountaineers
do not seem to fit in with modern industrial
methods. It is quite a question whether they
are radically in advance of their times or merely
have fallen behind in the isolation of the hills.
For the most part these men are pure blooded
descendants of revolutionary stock, and many
of their customs and ideas are those of colonial
Hot weather and "hootch" proved too po
tent a combination for an Argonne veteran, who
may' count himself lucky that he fell-into the
hands of a sober man of good sense. Not every
amateur highwayman fares so well.
Miami, Fla., to which city William Jennings
Bryan transferred his residence from Lincoln,
Neb., has just elected a city government com
posed entirely of bankers. What do you make
A lot of perfectly lovely women will feel that
it was a pity the American woman who says
her worst privation in a Russian prison was
having no cigarets was not left there a while
The sea gulls which have flown inland and
are cleaning the grasshoppers out of North Da
kota fields brought no mann, but the effect is
just the same.
No one would have thought about Mary
Pickford's age if she had not begun talking
about always retaining her youth.
Perhaps the Oregon senator who was ar
rested for speeding was only the victim of try
ing to pile up his mileage.
Governor McKelvie's $5 expense item ought
tb be embalmed with "Jim" Dahlman's city
The Russian reds want it, distinctly under
stood that hunger is not a sign of repentence.
Who Threw It?
Kerensky says that,' economically speaking,
Russia has gone back to the year 1613. That is
to say, it is possible to throw away in three
years all that you have gained in three centuries.
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
(From the Boston Transcript)
The successful negotiation of a separate
treaty of peace between the United States and
Germany gives the lie to the propaganda anent
the impossibility of such a consummation that
descended upon the American people when the
treaty of Versailles was before them. A large
majority of the metropolitan newspapers of this
and other sections aided and abetted fcngland,
Japan, et a!., in assuring America that Germany
would never consent to such a treaty and that
Germany's refusal would result in the forfeiture
of everything to which America was entitled by
the terms of the armistice or any agreements
based upon those terms. Coupled with this threat
was an attempt to shame the American people
into approving the ratification of the Versailles
treaty by addressing to them the argument that
to enter into a "separate" treaty with Germany
would be to "desert" our associates in the con
flict and prove faithless to the memory of our
immortal dead. And this insult to Yankee in
telligence was pressed in the face of the fact
that our associates in the war had themselves
negotiated, signed and ratified a separate treaty
with Germany, without making its effectiveness
in any way dependent upon America's ratifica
tion. In other words, our people were told by
the "selling agents" of the Versailles treaty that
Germany would not make a separate treaty with
the United States, and that even if it would, it
could not, because England, Japan, et a!., would
not permit it to do so, and that if it would and
could, the United States would be outlawed from
the company of the decent by making such a
The trick failed. The senate of the United
States under the leadership of a brave and
loyal minority at whose head stood Henry Cabot
Lodge refused to be bluffed or bulldozed,
shamed or intimidated into giving the senate's
constitutional advice and consent to the ratihca
tion of an infamous bargain that not only vio
lated in many particulars the terms of the
armistice, but violated at many and vital, points
the self-respect, the conscience and the common
sense of the people of the United States.
Massachusetts has taken no small part in
saving the United States from the trap set at
Versailles. It was at a mass meeting of Massa
chusetts citizens in Boston that the f t resolu
tion in condemnation of that treaty was adopted
It was under the leadership of a man from Mas
sachusetts that the senate saved the nation by
repudiating that treaty, and made its repudiation
the issue upon which the great and solemn ref
erendum" of 1920 turned. Massachusetts was
the only state both of whose senators, although
of opposite political parties, opposed from the
first the unconditional ratification of the. Ver
sailles treaty. When the congress adopted a
resolution of peace ending the technical state of
war, a man from Massachusetts signed it on be
half of the senate, and a man from Massachu
setts signed it on behalf of the house. Now,
when to the United States has come the exclu
sive distinction of signing its own victorious
treaty of peace on its own terms in the German
capital, again it is a Massachusetts man who
affixes his signature on behalf and in the name
of the government and people of the United
Our Debt to Nature
Sitting by the open fire one reflects upon the
days and months and years of sunshine and all
the wondrous alchemy of nature embodied in the
logs that break into dancing flame, or glowing
in the pictured embers as the fire dies down to
graying ashes. Or perhaps it is coal, and one's
thoughts run back to the ages when saurians
splashed among the trunks and foliage and now
pour forth as it were "canned sunlight" for hu
man creatures of today. In a country home one
reads by the oil lamp, maybe little reflecting that
this fuel, too, was made in time inconceivably
remote; that he is drawing on nature's savings
of stored-up carbon.
Or one turns on the ready current of elec
tricity, and if he thinks about it at all takes it
for granted as a manufactured essence, little re
garding the fact that this, too, is only a different
form of the same thing nature s stored-up sun
shine turned to power and sent to him over a
wire. Likely as not the reader gives no thought
to what is added now the labor of men in mine
and power house. J-
, And in the warmth of the fire and by the
light of the lamp he reads. Stored fifel again.
Service of men again. Prophets and kings, poets
and saints, artists and philosophers and tellers
of tales decades and centuries dead but still
speaking to anyone who will listen.
One who reflects upon these things in the
comfort and radiance of his fireside, if he be
of humble and grateful mind, will look up from
his reading, glance into the fire where nature is
pouring forth her hoard for him, and offer his
gratitude in the familiar: "Forgive us our
debts. -Is ew York Evening Post.
A Field for Education
The New York Commercial remarks that an
important element in reconstruction should be
making the American public more "investment
minded" and says that, although the average man
needs to be interested and informed about in
vestments, the language used by the financial
world to accomplish that object is well devised
to puzzle the public and even leaves its own fol
lowers uncertain. Doubtless there is truth in
what the Commercial says. There was much
talk during the war that the great popular sales
of government bonds would teach better invest
ment habits and there must be some truth in
that theory, but the people certainly have a great
deal to learn which that experience did not teach
them. No persuasive agent was needed to con
vince Americans that the bonds of their own
government were good. They bought them
without inquiry and learned nothing about how
to judge the value of other forms of security.
Since .then it has been discovered that a great
many of the purchasers are too ignorant or too
negligent to turn in their temporary bonds for
permanent bonds or even to collect interest
when it is due. With such facts before them
financial men do not lack proof that there is a
large field for educational work. Detroit Free
"The Time of His Life."
It is hard to imagine one whose nature is so
mean and poor whatever his wealth in dollars
may be that he can be happy in the froth and
frivol of what is called polite society, and never
look beyond "the thousand nothings of the hour"
to the everlasting purpose of man's life on earth.
The loafer thinks he is having "the time of his
life;" and all the while the time of his life is
slipping away from him, as the sand runs in an
hour-glass, and it is the very thing that moment
by moment he is losing. At last there may come
when it is too late the bitter retrospect, when
he says: "My days on earth are gone and what
have I to show?" He has not truly lived at all.
He had his fling and he made a splash of a kind,
but the last ripples are already gone, and nothing
remains but to write an epitaph for one who had
his chance and wasted it; whose coming and go
ing have made no difference.
We were put on a plane above the brutes that
we might lead a higher life than these, and not
merely feed and play and quarrel and sleep. Our
lives were given us in trust; we have a charge to
keep, an account to render; and the time is short.
Philadelphia Public Ledger.
' ; One of Life's Mysteries.
Why are mails carrying bills always on time
and those carrying checks always late? Excel
sior Springs (Moj Call.
How to Keep Well
By DR. W. A. EVANS
QuMtton CMcaratng hyftan, aanlta
tUa and provaatiaa af diaaaaa, ua
mltUd to Dr. Evaaa by raadara af
Th Baa, wiU b anawaraj paraaaally,
ubjact to propar limitation, wh.r. a
atanpod, aidr.d anvalop ia an
claaad. Or. Evana will Bat auka
diaf nosl or praacrib lor individual
dltaaM. Addraas Icttara ia eara ol
Copyright, 1921, by Dr. W. A. Evan.
LESS BEER: LESS SUNSTROKE
In the vicinity where this is writ
ten we have passed through a very
hot sunstroke season without having
the expected amount or sunsirone.
The season ia about over and the
number of deaths from sunstroke In
Chicago is about 23. The number of
i'hxm of sunstroKe treated in tiro
.niintv innltal WAS 10.
wi"llJ " ' : . .
In the wea.aer was very noi
and the number of deaths from sun
t..ni, uim rss The number of
cases treated in Cook county hos-
yuat vtao a -
Meyer, medical superintendent ana
assistant warden, who aa the result
of his experience in that year wrote
a valuable paper on sunstroke.
i ii.lv 101ft. the number of
deaths was 241. In July, 1921, it
The weather bureau informs me
thaf TnnA ifl2l. had an average
temperature or degrees aooe
tha Tinrmnl. That Of July WBS 8.8
,1.1...., fthnvA normal, and that o
July was the warmest on record, It
broke all records. Up to .ne lime
the information was finished August
was runnintr a fraction of a degree
below the mean.
The July ranking next in heat to
that of 1921 was that of 1916. Why
k frnm rtp.lthl in 1916 tO
about 23 in 1921? A part of it and
a big part la flue to me reiauveiy
consumed in the summer of 1921.
In the old days tho worKingman
drank beer from time to time to sat-
i.h, 1,1. .hl-cr Tn 1918 I dubbed
sunstroke "beerstroke," and I was
right. Not tnat au sun6irone is uuo
to beer, however.
T annard Hill who WriteS aUUlOrl-
.uwiim.v. - -,
tatlvely on the subject, says the
deaths in tne macK noiu w
nnmmnnlv laid tn carbonic
acid were due to heat stroke. He
says a hot, moist atmospnenc nei
with a wet bulb temperature ap
oivim.t.iv that fit the human body
i very apt to result in heat stroke.
However, such conditions are very
rarely met with in the open air. If
oi sHii unit the men are rea
sonably quiet heat stroke conditions
are met witn wnen me wi
Thermometer registers 88 to 90.
If the air 13 Diowing at uw
mil., an hour the wet bulb
temperature must reach 93 to cause
in rioinar hard
muscle work he becomes subject to
heat stroke when tne wei ouiu tem
perature records 80. In New York
rim mi a are met when
the temperature reaches 89 and the
humiaity bb. wnen m " jo nut
end dry no one is subject to heat
stroke, except those whose sweat
ing mechanism is insufficient or who
Mnn tmrif In their susceDtibility
to heat. Intemperance contributes
greatly to tne jaugue oi ue ""i
regulating apparatus. In that way
i. iaw.m ttin threshold for heat
stroke. Were there to be absolute
prohibition no moonshine, no boot
legging and no home brew a hot
season such as that of June-July,
1921, would result in some cases of
fatal sunstroke. But when the work
hia thirst with wa
ter end there is no more rushing the
growler or BucKets or. oeer wun raui
load.not even a record breaking July
win rennit in anv trreat number of
Quit Trying Stunts. ;
co in or out when the breath is
drawn in? nor aoouc iwo yeuro,
nhii, nilliimr T nrniilred the habit
of inhaling for four, eight, to 10
steps and exnaung in me u"!
amount. Lately whenever I would
.... i. Av,n,,. via fr,ni.tti sir fifth time
I would have pains in my stomach
and a feeling in my bowels as if they
were full of Kas. or become confused
and dizzy. A friend said I was
breathing wrong, -i am not snw
could do tnat.
All ,.. r ViraathinC atimta have
AU DVll. J
been devised and advocated. As a
nle there is no narm in taxing up
,itvi thiu farla Tn Vniir case you
seem to strain or stretch something
and pains result, xnereiore you nau
hotter- milt hroathinir vour man-made
way and go back to the nature way.
The breathing apparatus work au
tomatically, wnen tne iiaauea iireu
mn.a nvvfron worrl fa. tp.lfi?r&.Dhed tO
the breathing muscles and the in
spirations are deeper or faster.
When they need less oxygen a mes-
ca.ro in that offont is Kent, the 1 111128
and the inspirations become fewer
or more snaiiow. ins manner 01
hm.ihhi, u whniiv hpvnn.i rnnrroi
of the will, except for stretches of a
w, nut. rtr art I nflrpinrH flu I1UL
worry because you have forgotten
r,.a. hroatho nr think vnn have.
DM T.orlv Ma turn is mnnaelntr the
Job and will not let you ntop breath
ing on the one hand or mess the job
on tne otner.
He Should Bo Examined.
imvo a v writ p hpr husband Is
fnimrl tr. ho nhvalrallv nerfect bv
.ll.l.M ,V I' ' J
ovnmlnera hut In unable to carry Oil
any business or do any work. At
one time he was an active, energetic
an. but now ne Decomes compwe-
exhausted when he does any
work. "Could he have hookworm?
Will you tell me of a good nooK
worm medicine? Is it safe?"
Chenooodium or wormseed la the
best hookworm medicine, though
thymol is good. No hookworm med-
1rlno Blwnva aafe Da not glVO
hookworm medicine unless examina
tion of the stools shows tnat to De
hi trouble. He should ue exam
ined for organic disease and for
hookworm. If none is found the
diagnosis probably is neurasthenia
or psychasthenic. Treatment of
these conditions of nerves is more
matter of training tnan it is or
when via finallv arrive at "nor
malcy" the Germans will be there
to receive us. Columbia Record.
A ouestlon of Mr. Edison, "In
what has the supreme court shown
itself supreme?" Nashville Banner.
At the present rate tne u. a. a.
may start foodlng Canada with
moonshine liquor at any moment.'
The soviet will not lie on the bed
it has made, if it can lie out of it.
Trnanna rFattvl Arhuckle has tWO
motor para. Why not get a truck.
Roscoe? Arkansas Gazette.
Aa It anrvova the nations of the
earth, China is prone to regard them
as consisting of itnelf and a lot of
transients. Anacosta Standard.
A nermanent tariff is one drafted
to last until the next election. Rock
Breaking the buyers' strike re
quires a little more business acu
men than last year's popular sport
of breaking the buyers Hartford
Bettor Babies' Bill Unconstitutional.
Silver Creek, Neb., Aug. 24 To
the Editor of The Bee: In your
edition of August 23, you defend
congressman JefrerU and other con
gressmen fend senators against at
tacks made upon them because of a
lack of enthusiasm for the "good
babies" t h e Towner-Shepard ma
ternity bill, and because they hesi
tate in coming to ita support, setting
up that the bill would create an ex
pense that ought properly to be
borne by the states and would be a
dangerous centralization of power in
the hands of the government at
But your defense are not good,
in fact they are worse than worth
less. For their hesitancy, it is not
possible to make any valid defense
and they merit unqualified condem
nation, each and every one of them.
Without any possible question the
Towner-Shepard bill is an unconsti
tutional measure, and I do not be
lieve there is one single congressman
or senator who thinks there is In the
constitution one syllable of warrant
or authority for supporting it. The
bill Is an invasion of the reserved
powers of the states. But congress
men and senators are sworn to sup
port the constitution and to ask one
of them to support auch a measure
would be to aak him to violate hia
oath of office. In such a case the
man who hesitates ia already
damned. . The answer should be in
stant and indignant refusal, even at
the certain cost of defeat at the next
It was a bad augury for the future
when the first important act of the
women after gaining the right of
suffrage was to ask congress to enact
into law an unconstitutional meas
ure. Your point, however, that the gov
ernment at Washington ought not
to be saddled with the expense of
caring 'for babies and expectant
mothers is, in itself, well taken, and
in the same spirit and for the best
of reasons you might very properly
have demanded that no appropria
tion whatever should hereafter be
made in pursuance of the rennire.
menta of state-aid laws, frr- they ar
all unconstitutional t-vtry one of
them. CHARLES WOOSTEr
THE SPICE OF LIFE.
botharad h. Wtt
always Inqulrln about tha pomlblllty of
eclnj a whale. A down tlmea a day
he besought him to hava her called If
one hova in sight. ,
..i?1'. mad,am " tho captain asked her
rather impatiently, after long suff.rlna in
''nc,' why ra you so eager to aee a
"CaDtaln." h n.MA . . .
In lit la to see a whale blubber. It must
b V,rv lmn....li. .
. .w w.wh aucn an
enormous creature cry." Harper' Mag-aslne.
uhucioi.hu iimi your DOy JOSn is
Interested in perpetual motion."
"Yes," replied Farmer Hawbuck, "and
I m kfnrlai. .nrnnr.u1 Ka.. i. . i .
for a while that the only thins Josh wii
interested In was perpetual rest." Bos
Has Bobble been eatina- ' between
"Bobble has no between meals." Life.
"I heaf Charlie's" on Ma Test again."
"Yes. poor boy. his creditors looIc hia
car." Sydney Bulletin.
"What age would you say I was. young
"Half of what you really are. dear
lady." Sans -Gene (Parla).
A Full Sharer Do you share your
'Yes. hs blames me for everything.
. Harlequin Artists say that five feet
four Inches Is the divine height for
Columbine un, out i m live teei six
Marleouln foulckly) Oh. but your
mora than divine! Sydney Bulletin.
Aid to Establish
President of Germany Says
Signing of Peace Treaty
With United States Happy
Event for People.
By DONALD STONE.
Chicago TrltMoa Cable, t'oayright list.
Berlin. Aug. .28. it is nappy
event tor ua that uermany nas once
mnrm arrivarl at a state of DflCC With
America." said President Ehert of
the German republic, in an exclu
sive interview granted to the Chicago
Tribune on the subject ot tne sign
ing of the peace treaty between the
"Germany and America m peace
maintain ri rinse and imoortant ecO'
nnmii, ralatinna and communications
which became especially .lively
through numerous bonds of kinship
and friendship created by the large
cmiflrratton of Germans to Amer
"We hope that hese vital economiq
and personal bonds will again re
sume their former magnitude and
(hat thev will contribute to the wel
fare of both areat nations. What
ever can be accomplished by the
Carman ffnvfmmpnt and mvself per
sonally to atain this object, will be
In this interview President Ebert,
wtin will m down in fame in Ger
many as the first president of the re
public, came out ot a long reiTemcm
and expressed his unquestionable
confidence in the security of the
Orman reoublic. outlinir.K its
achievements in the two years since
the democraic constituion was
adopted at Weimer and at the same
time insisting that the entente naa
marl life verv hard for democracy in
Germany in the same two years.
ana. a a AS
Keceivea in umce.
T was rrivrl hv the nrffsirlent in
ri wnrkinor nftirr at hia Willielm-
strasse home, which was formerly
the palace ot the nonenroiiern
chamberlain. His short, stocky fig-
iro mil rlnminatprl hv a cental and
expansive face which, as he stepped
from behind his desk with his hand
extended in welcome, was lighted up
by a broad, expressive smile.
President Kbert, although a major
ity socialist, regards himself primar
ily sc the rpnrpsentative of all trrouos
of the German nation. He has felt
that his most important task is to
unite all the democratic elements
which are ready to co-operate in the
work of reconstruction and the re
storation of peace and security.
With few preliminaries and with
out reservation, he answered sim
ply and directly, all the questions put
to him. Outlining the growth and
development of the democratic re
publican spirit he said:
"Following : our military . break
down, the German people, with com
paratively few exceptions, counted
on a democratic government as the
only hope for a bearable peace and
the possibility of saving Germany.
The former government system had
gone bankrupt. This hope was no
self-induced illusion, but was justi
fied by all the expressions of en
tente war aims and the American
slogan for democracy,
"Wre accepted the armistice on the
basis of President Wilson's 14 points,
but the peace treaty following was a
great disappointment to Germans of
all classes and a blow to demcracy.
Reactin which for a tong time was
afraiad to raise its head came into
the open again, taking advantage of
all the difficulties placed in the path
of the young republic by the peace
"The reactionaries are trying to
make the present democratic system
and the present democratic govern
ment responsible for all of Germany's
difficulties. Nevertheless, at the pres
ent time, the great majority of peo
ple, from the workers to the middle
classes, unquestionably favor the re
public." Replying to my question as to
what was his estimate of the most
valuable accomplishments of the
German republic, President Ebert
"Democracy has been introduced
into the state and into the counties
down the whole line. The introduc
tion of the Weimar constitution
"'The united German people,
animated by a desire to rebuild and
to strengthen their country in free
dom and justice, to preserve interior
and foreign peace, and to support so
cial progress, have given themselves
Women Have Full Rights.
"In fact, the people have decided
on all matters. Women are men's
equals politically; they have the same
rights and all professions are open
"The greatest advantages secured
by democracy have been in the field
of social legislation. We have se
cured an eight-hour ,day for workers
in all fields. The law for workmen's
councils creates a sort of constitu
tion for all plants. Other achieve
ments in the same field are govern
ment relief for the unemployed, for
young mothers and babies, scttlcl
ments for city workers and govern
ment control for homing arrange
ments to meet the extra housing
"The most remarkable improve
ment hat been secured for agricul
tural laborers, who have been grant
ed an average of an eight-hour work
ing day, and like the men in the
industrial plants, all working condi-
tions are settled by tariff agree
ments. "Poltically, the greatest achieve
ment has been the success in main
taining the unity of the German na
tion, which has been saved through
the loyalty of the German workmen
who appreciate the value of the new
democracy. This was especially seen
in the plebiscites in North Schles-
wig, East Prussia and upper Sil
Ten Criminal Cases Are
Tried in Gage County
Beatrice, Neb., Aug. 28. (Spe
cial.) Ten criminal cases, most of
them violators of the liquor law,
were disposed of in the district court
last week by Judge Colby. Otis
Wright of Filley and Em Darwin of
Beatrice joined this group Saturday
when the court fined them $10 and
costs each. Two of the criminal
cases included paroles to . Beatrice
boys who had pleaded guilty to the
charges of highway robbery and
breaking and entering.
Mow Weeds Along Roads
Lodgepole, Neb., Aug. 28. (Spe
cial.) J. W. Billiter, Cheyenne
county highway . commissioner, , is
employing 25 teams to mow weeds-.
along the public roads.
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