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THE BEE: OMAHA. FRIDAY. MAY 3. 1922.
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, Russia Learning the. Rules.
Reiteration by Secretary Hughes of the United
State policy of nonrecognition toward the soviet
government, together ith the attitude of Bel
gium and France on the private property qucs
tion, muit give even 10 naive a diplomat a M.
Tchitcherin cause to think. The United State
ran not consider the existing form of what passe
for government in Russia sound, for it is a denial
of the fundamental principle on which our gov
ernment ret. Our country also join with Bel
gium and France in declining to accept any ar
rangement that condone the confiscation of
property of foreigners in Russia. No objection
is raised to the expropriation or nationalization
of the belongings of Russian nationals, but the
property of foreigners seized by jhe government
mutt be compensated for. That responsibility
must be accepted by the Soviets before any ap
proach to an understanding can be made between
Vahingtoh and Moscow. The ame principle
applie here as is invoked between the United
State and- Mexico. The Harding administra
tion does not intend to abandon American citi
zens domiciled or engaged in legitimate business
. Self-determination of Russians is not involved
in this. Any form of government that suits them
is permitted, but it will not secure approval and
enjoy communication with the United States un
less it assume the same responsibilities that are
recognized and accepted here. Compensation
for property seized or destroyed, observance of
commercial contracts, and respect for interna
tional obligations are essential to harirtony'of In
tercourse, and without them there can be no
genuine relations between the governments.
Lenin and Tchitcherin alike are clamorous
for recognition. They are not pleased with the
program contemplated at Genoa, but they are
learning that established governments which
recognize human rights are more than a little
wary a to setting up close communication with
a group that is pledged in every way to destroy
any and alt forms of government not framed ac
cording to their' ideas of what is rigjit. Espe
cially, in this country is bolshevism unpopular,
and the plea that America joiri in the Genoa con
ference and' extend the right hand of. fellowship
to the soviet ' is insincere because those1 who
make it know that it can not be done with the
consent of the American people. The' soviet
crew i getting some needed lessons in elemen
tary politics, just as its experience in , applied'
economics has served to show, it something that5,
can not be done by issuing proclamations.
- ( Another Englishwoman,;
i'- When" Mrs. .Asquith -landed 'in- America .shft.
hired a press) agent in order tovrbperfy'ajl
vertised". 'tadystpr quitepossiblylisvmakiiig ;
'her way from 'ne triumph of oritory to another'
without any such mentor. It is more .evident that1;
Miss Maude . Royden, another ... noted English
woman, did not have the benefit Mf any ..such,
booming methods on her visit here.'; ?';T-",1 '.. '.??
It is no credit to the newspapers- and press
associations of America that more was not heard,
of Miss Royden, who is in many ways a remark--able
woman. She is a London preacher of won
derful power, and came overseas to attend the
y. W.,A convention in Arkansas. Originally,
she was a worker in the British suffrage mover',
ment. ""' ";. -
The message of religion is an old one, and
yet Miss Royden is putting new vigor into, it.
Science, she maintains, is the handmaid of
religion, and people will have to approach .their
faith in a scientific way. s ,. .
"We face all our modern questions in a scien
tific splriVwhether "we recognize it or not," she
said just before sailing home. v'The results of
scientific investigation filter through the news
papers and the magazines. And yet people do
not think, of J their religion ..scientifically, It is i
because they imagine that if they start .to investi
gate their religion they will .find that it is not
true; they fear investigation. If only they would
not fear, they 'would find the eternal truths are
there and religion will gain from science."
" Measured any way you will, these are help
ful words. ; It is to be regretted that more was
- not beard from this sincere and gifted visitor.
.. Taking Down the Crepe. .
'' A million-dollars worth of building is re
ported to be under way in Fremont. This does
rot represent1 any unhealthy boom but merely a
resumption of steady growth. Talk of hard times
is killed by such demonstration of the spending
ability of a Nebraska community.
When'jhree churches, with a total cost of
$300,000 are being built, it is difficult to maintain
that a community is hard up. And what can be
said about the onerous nature of school taxes
when vo new . school houses costing $275,000
have been authorized by the people?
Construction of a $75,000 factory for produc
ing corn and alfalfa products bespeaks business
confidence in Dodge county, promising as well
a market for raw materials and employment for
more men. A new business block and thirty-five
or more residences CQptflete the list of projects
under way and seem I round out a complete
Fremont, has taken down the crepe, and so
has the rest of Nebraska. York is preparing for
building show. Broken Bow is carrying on a
great improvement program, CaJUwsy is break'
ing ground for few school nd out in th field
man and nature soen will join their effort to
product new weelth. 1 ,
whit'irBehw nr au
Congrrx ha uddrnly broken out with a
rth over the contract made during the war.
Attorney General Daughcrty it accused of not
only delaying prosecution, but of actual con
r lvanre at the e.cape of culprit. The house
ha adopted a rule which will permit th discus
noii on the floor of the resolution presented by
Representative Johnson and Woodruff, and
which ought to turn loose the entire battery of
partisan political gun., The anti-lfirding group,
which U active,, it uniting with the democrat,
apparently for the sole purpose of forcing the
hand of the president. '
In the senate Carraway of Arkausa i ham
mering away at the attoruey general, although
hi grievance i baaed more on the fact that tome
"deserving democrat have been removed from
office. ' It wai a constituent of Senator Carraway
who headed the list of decapitated when the
president ordered the reorganization of the force
in the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. This,
any have tomething to do with the entor '
vitriolic assaults on the cabinet officer.
Meanwhile, the attorney general and the sec
retary of war are both asking the house to grant
tufficicnt fund and assistance to carry on the
work of inquiry, to the end that the government
may know the exact statu of affair before it
begin prosecution. '
Mr. Daugherty tugged the presence of tome
sinister or (elfish force back of the Carraway
attack, and mildly insinuate that the whole affair
is cooked up to disclose, if posiible, just what
information the Department of Justice holdt'con
crrning posiible crooked contract. Whatever,
is behind it all, something mutt be told toon.
Recognition for Co-Operation.
''We have reached the point where the right
of the co-operative marketing organization to
carry the products of their membert for orderly
marketing, until the consumer is ready to take
them, must be recognized and the necessary
financing machinery provided," Managing Di
rector Meyer of the War Finance corporation re
ports to President Harding. It was, by the way,
at the request of the chief executive that 'Mr.
Meyer made a special investigation of the farm
The official recommendation accordingly is
made that the need for orderly marketing in a
more gradual way and over a longer period of
time be frankly recognized, and that existing
banking laws and practices" be adjusted to this
end. What Mr. Meyer specifically asks, is that
a rediscount facility be established to make it
possible at all times for co-operative marketing
organizations to obtain, adequate funds for their
operations. " He recommends also that the
powers of the Federal Rcsefye banks be extended
to include the purchase in the open market of
eligible paper secured by nonptrithable agricul
tural commodities, properly warehoused. "
Loans amounting to $63,000,000; were granted
to co-operative .institutions by ,the; War-Finance
corporation in the past year.;-; A' large"' part' of
tliis sum was not actually usedr 'as once it be
came apparent that the credit was forthcoming
from the government agency the farmer associa
tions -were able to finance themselves i through
local, banking institutions. Recognition of the
importance of these cooperatives' pf esentj Vir
important step toward the stabilization, of Amer
ica'? greatest industry. . T- ' ..'"
How Do They Do It?
t Americans who subscribed liberally to funds"
to buy" food for starving Chinese did not and do
not begrudge their charity. They will, however,
wonder a little at the spectacle of armies charg
ing one another around Pekin', expending much
high priced ammunition in an endeavor to seize
the capital of the nation. Especially when neither.
of these, armies represents the nation, each being
a private, enterprise set on foot by an ambitious
leader. , - . ,
.; Ovet ih Russia several millions of people have
starved.' during the last,'few months, in spite -of;
ine uiniost cnueavor oi Americans to get iooa to
JhemV y.Our people, have given without stint to
6ay these victims of famine, making no question
bKwhat caused the food shortage. Yet they do
so in if ace of the fact that the Russian government
as it exists; has all through the trouble maintained
e large and well equipped army,. and its leaders,
have threatened war On other jiatibns since the
'Genoa "conference began. - '. . ..
;;Ow dor'they do it? .The, .United btates of
America, wealthiest of all nations, is tedueing its
military and naval establishment
government expenditures in eyiry idirfecfibnvand I
practicing economy in all its activities. Will the
world be surprised if some day' Americans de
cline, to contribute, to relief funds until the suf
fering nations quit their foolishness and settle
down to orderly, productive, life? ,
: v, j In Explanation. ' .
' jAri editorial in'r Tne Bee yesterday, comment
ing upon the "brass band" methods of certain
prohibition enforcement officers, was inspired by
published statements 1 ascribed to Robert P.
Samardick, a federal agent. Mr. , Samerdick.de-.1
nies the authenticity of these interviews and has
satisfied The Bee that he was improperly quoted.
Conclusions of the editorial therefore are not ap
plicable in this case. :., , r?? . v
.One of the interesting features a( the na
tional 'capital is 'the agricultural , Jurrch' dub;
composed!" of western members of congress and
officials of the Department of Agriculture. Gov
ernor McKelvie' spoke there on his recent, visit
to Washington on the topic of the War Finance
corporation's .work in Nebraska.. Its' a- good
thing to talk over the news from home,4.espe
cially in the spirit indicated by the -new name
of this orgapization the Washington ' Hired
Men's club. r ' ,
Milwaukee now has a "Store at Your Door,"
a grocery mounted on a big truck.' : A mere man
suggests that this would make a great hit with
tfte farm wives, but the women are more "apt to
regard it as cheating them out of an occasional
trip to town.
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That democratic love feast at Lincoln didn't
resemble very strongly the dinners that used to
be given to Mr. Bryan in Nebraska. In olden
times it was the followers who sat down,, not the
The truth-in-fabric bill is to be. pushed by
the senate agricultural bloc, although some may
look -for balk;- t" w.arohe.rt from the cotton
Cuba and the Philippines
Contrast 'iii Effects of Policy
Pursue!, by the United States.
(Prom the Boston Transcript)
Cuba it undoubtedly in sorry plight. Very
largely, at we must believe, through the incain.
pnence or worse of lit own government, it it
oo the brink of financial collapse. There U muvh
talk of American intervention, either at our own
initiative under the 1'lstt amendment or, not Im
probably, at the request of Cuba herself. Such
action ought, of course, to be taken if necessary
to save the island from bankruptcy and chaos,
But it would be almost regrettable to be com
pelted to take it, from more than one point of
view. It would doubtlest ranse some to isrge
that eor reoccupation of the island be nude per
manent. There are those who have alwayt de
plored our action in giving Cuba autonomy in
stead of annexing the island. The fact is, how.
ever, that we did pledge ourselve not to annex
Cuba, and that pledge must of course be faith
If, however, we cannot undo that act of self
abnegation, we can avoid performing another
such act in circumstance which afford not a
millionth part of the reason for doing to that
we had in 1898; indeed, in circumstances which
make it tantamount to breach of faith. We can,
that it tay, refute to let the Philippine fall into
the financial demoralization that now afflict
Cuba. Those island have already got into a
bad plight. We are told that all public work,
including some of most vital importance, have
been tuspended, and that the tchool teacher
have been unpaid for month, because of bad
management of finance! and consequent empti
ness of the treasury,
It may be well asked, if under native rule,
aided and abetted by an American governor gen-'
eral committed io the "cut and run" policy, the
finance of the island have been to badly man
aged, what would happen if we. should tcuttle
out and leave the . island to absolute inde
pendence? There it ample reason to expect that
they would tpeedily fall into a wone plight than
that which is now causing Cuba to wish that the
were still under United State rule, and that it
would be practically necessary for thi country
or some other to intervene for their salvation
from bankruptcy and chaos.
In such circumstances, what would be the
moral if not the legal responsibility of the United
States toward the other nations of the world?
We must rernember that by the Treaty of Paris
in 1898 we established permanent and perpetual
sovereignty over the Philippines. The treaty
provided for their cession to us, outright and
complete. There was no hint, as in the case of
Cuba, of a limited occupancy of the islands, to
be followed by the bestowal of independence
upon 'them. The treaty unmistakably intimated,
and those who made the treaty unquestionably
understood and intended, that our annexation of
the islands was for all time. The other nations
of the world so understood it, as they had every
reason- to do, and many of(their citizens went to
the Philippines and made important investments
there solely on the implicit understanding that
the islands were always to belong to and be con
trolled by the United States.. In what light
should we stand before the world if we should
scuttle out, repudiate the responsibility for the
islands which we assumed in 1898, and bid those
who have been depending upon our endorsement
of the islands that our endorsement js not worth
the ink with which it is written?
; It was one. of the most astoundingly culpable
contradictions in our policy that the very ad
ministration which gratuitously, aggressively, and
without due warrant imposed our suzerainty and
indeed, our actual rulership over Haiti, Santo
Domingo, and Nicaragua, should at the very
same moment have striven to withdraw, our law
ful sovereignty from the Philippines. It strove
to. establish our sovereignty where we had no.
right to it. and to renounce our sovereignty
where we not only had a right to it but also
where we were under the strongest moral obli
gation to; maintain it, r .
National Control Failures
The tendency to look to the federal govern
ment to solve every problem and shoulder every
burden that becomes difficult for private interests
to solve or carry has been so much in evidence
in recent years thaf "ft is not surprising to hear
many voices urging the government to take oyer
the coal mines and operate them.
Apparently, the government's experience In
operating private industry during the war and
since has made no impression upon those who
imagine that government, control is the panacea
for all industrial ills.
What is there in the record to encourage any
such belief? Surely, not in the operation of the
railroads. The outstanding feature of govern
ment control of the roads was poor; service at'
extra cost. Within a few month's the formerly
magnificent,; railroad system of the country was
almost demoralized. Labor becarhe inefficient
and at times insolent. Rehabilitation of railroad
properties was largely neglected. The federal
treasury ' was called upon to make good , huge
Having failed so utterly in the 'transporta-
tional field, what reason is there to "expect any
better success in the mining field, which if any
thing is more difficult? To embark on such an';
enterprise as operating the mines wpuia- aunqst
surely mean another era of extravagance,'; in-"
efficiency of labor; and very likely an inadequate
supply of coal..,.. ' " .,i 1 ". "'('v
, Or, if our own government's experience" is. not;
enough to. warn against the impracticability of
federal operation of private business, Canada
furnishes a ready example right at our door. The
Canadian government has been operating the
Canadian railways with the-exception of one im
portant system, and. it 'appears- that the system
remaining in; private hands is the only one that
has paid' expens'es,sihce the war.
"The gbvernment'of Ganada-admits ifrlosfr$70,
OW.OOOihr operating "the roads in" 1920, wjtilerail
road authorities themselves estimate the loss at
$136,000,000. Another huge deficit was incurred
in 1921, which with the $100,000,000 interest that
had to be paid, cost the Canadian government
half of its .income last year. , The shipping en
terprise that was - attached to the government
railroads has likewise been the source of huge
losses, the New York Times reporting that the
capital loss in the ships is rated at one-half. . ..
The coal problem is admittedly a tough one.
One side to the controversy appears to be as
culpable as the other. But government control
of the mines -.would in all probability make mat
ters worse1 if possible. At least, that has been
the experience of every big venture in govern
ment ownership thus far tried on the American
continent.-r-Hpuston, Post. ,. . ;....' ;
..i ; Our Vanishing Forests. . , .
A report of the forest service made at the re
quest of the United States senate shows that this
country is using about 26,000,000,000 cubic feet
f wood annually from its own wooded area and
is growing about .6,000,000,000 cubic feet. This
procesa-of slow production and rapid consump
tion results every year in the addition of be
tween 3,000,000 and 4,000,000..acres of idle land
to the area of cutover land, and, the nation now
has over 300,000,000 acres of 'cutover. and,.. to a
shocking extent, burntover land. "
Nobody can call the figures here printed "dry
statistics." They are appalling. There are still
great areas of forest. in America and, if all the.
suitable land were at work 'as it ought to be,
there would always be great areas of forest here;
but the present situation points to the time when
there will be virtually nothing left. Detroit Free
Press. ".,""' l . v. ".
May Intend to Haunt 'Em. ,
. . ,It is alleged that Woodrow Wilson will de
vote his remaining years to punishing those of
his party who opposed him while in the White
House. Should he pursue that course he will
take on some job. Pittsburgh Gazette-Times.
How to Keep Well
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THE TROUBLE MAKERS.
It will not be lung bffore Industry
will employ mental hvtianUis to di
cevar the cauaa of hih labor turn
over. .Nor will li be much longer
until Industry makes uaa of the aaitie
in am a I byeianiata to dlaeawr why
man who do nut quit their joba are
dikMHtiiaftad. dUsruutlm! and gener
Thaaa w et a the uradieilon of Dr.
K. K. Hom Kurd, a vary clear-hradod
apaciallat In tfoaian. who died soon
aftar he w rote what la iuoted atxiva.
Whan man ta unemployable
thfre la probably eoniaihmi the mat
ter with him physically, mentally or
AIo, when a man will not stick to
Jobs baeauae ha cannot Ut on with
hia fellow employes or his employ
era. Also, when a man sticks fulrly
well, but ta unhappy lilmaclf and
makaa thoae around turn unhappy.
Maybe einployera would eave
money by trying to aet at the cauxes
of all thaaa tiianlfeetatiima Inside tha
plant, ferhapa atudlea by menial
hyaienlata would make It poeaible to
transfer aome of the men from join
over whirh they ere unhappy to
other jobs where they would be
At any rate, the Rnelneerlng
Foundation thought enough of the
propoaal to start the Inveatluutlun
In which tr. Homhard was engaged
at the time of hie death.
Tneae are some of tha types of
men who are unemployable, or who
do not fit In when they are employ
ed, according to Hall:
"Queer guya," eccentrics, disturb
ers, querulous persona, unreliable
and unstable fvllowa, miarlta. the Ir
ritable, the sullen, socially dis
gruntled, unsociable, negative, con
scientious, litigious, bear a. grudge,
peculiar, "glad-handed. goaaipy,
roving. restJeaa. malicious, lying,
swindling, sex - pervert, falae ac-
cusator. abnormal suggestibility and
mental twiat types.
Match this list of diaeaaes of dis
position with a part of a Hat of rea
sons given by employers for sepa
rating employes from the pay roll or
employes separating themselves.
The study was made by Head and
relates to the labor turnover In a
large department store.
Agitator, rarelesaness, dishonesty,
drinking, fighting, financial difficul
ties. : indifference. . insubordination,
irregular attendance and dissatisfied
with supervision, resented criticism,
did not like working conditions and
work too hard.
The Read etudy does not go Into
personality considerations, as 'does
that of Ball, but here and there the
trail of personality problems Is seen
even in the Read study.. ,
. There are one or two Items in
these tests that might call the at
tention pf the courts to the parties.
Tlity Me dultoiiaat, Uiinklng, f. lu
lu, lying and ruukednrte.
The probability la i Ml the persona
With Ilia other qualtlira would get
by without ever running afoul of ih
courts. Vrl l her la no fundameutsl
(tirfrrani-e between Iha, dleaMi of
tlupotitlun wbiih taua auilenneaa
on the one hand and that wburi
ratiKa ewindling on lite oilier. Tha
sullen iimn patt Ilia xna'ty in that
ha doea not art on in the win Id and
that ho is unpopular with hie fallow
Certain typea of dutned disposi
tion uprVa working . force worao
than an outbreak of smallpox.
AM for t-hit kt n Hrret.
A. A. (I. writes: "My doctor told
me I wa rhirken brveatad. Will
you kindly tell me what 'thicken
"i waa puicalvd the whole week
In the deformity known a
chicken brenat the cheat la daep gnd
narrow, and the bream bone projects
as it doea in a chicken.
It reaulia from rickets.
Iiy work which dvrlope the great
muaclea of the neck and back,
chicken breast can be overcome to a
A pnraon with chicken lireiiat
should stay out of duora aa much as
poaalble and do everything bcaldea
Hint ha ran do to ovoid cntiMimii
Hon, since peopla of hia group uru
quite susceptible to the diacaac.
It Sooma' ltiime r at 3 A. M.
M. I T. wrUe: "IMcuan glvo me
the following Information for the
statea of llllnola and Indiana:
"Mow many doctors are there In
each ajnie, according to the 19:'M
census; how muny people would
each doctor have to care for, baaed
on the square in lien Re of each state;
how many square miles would each
doctor cover In attending his pa
Illinois: Number of physicians.
16.651. Une physician to eHrh tOO
people. Number of square miles per
physician, 6. J. .
Indiana: Number of phyalcians,
4.446. One physiciun to each 659
people. Number of aqua re miles per
physician, 8.2. ,
I. I writes: "I'Icumo tell 8. S.. the
man suffering from iieuraHthenia
who-fl letter appeared recently, to
read Dr. O. S. Warden's books, pos
sibly 'beginning with 'How to (Jet
What You Want.'
"I believe they will help him re
cover the essential thing lie Iips evi
dently lost faith in himself and his
right to expect line, manly thltiKS or
himself because of his relation to the
Great Creator, who gives to his chll-
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l4ulir4ita' lr, Jla.
. W'atioo, Neb,. May I.t-T'MU"
ilor of The lice: Tha liiotbcra' de
partment .at Mahctl , praclnct,
Hitiindera county. Neb., an organisa
tion with an eiirollmenteicediog
too active nirrolM'ta. at ttalsat regu
lar aHwlon unanimously adopted the
following r'alntlvna:'' .
. "Iteaolved. Thai we heartily com.
mend and euppnrt Will Hays In Ills
tUpprenalon i,f tha Arbuckle films.
' Keatdved. That wa send ropy of
tl. la resolution to Will Hays, and
dren of lila power lir prepnrllon as
they will receive it.
"It la saddening to net any one In
hla condition, eapeclfeily when.lt la
an nnnmcMuiry, And it la unneces
sary, Isn't l..Jr. Kvans?"
al a ropy ror tai " " "
iiioaha lte. World Herald and
Journal," . ' ,!'
MrtH. WTHKU THOMfHUN .
' XTttt. MYRTI.K U KI.UHON. .
Chsirman of Committee.
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II PAUL W. KUHNS, President "
t. A. BA1RD, Vic President
J. A. LYONS. SacraUrr
J. H. McMlLLAN, Traurw
The most tangible evidences of a company's pride aVits com
munity and confidence in its business future are the real
investments of that company The consistency of our efforts
to build and build well, benefitting the community automat
ically as we benefitted ourselves,: has now led to the com
pletion of a new home for the Standard Oil Company of
Nebraska, at 18th and Howard Streets', this city. We Hope
that.pur investment in mis property will benefit other local
enterprises: we acknowledge with gratitude the patronage
of those firms and individuals who have made this new
business home possible. ' : '. ' '. v ! '':
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The new Standard Oil Building is six stories in height and'
' modern to the last- detail: 'in it, we have tried to anticipate
our requirements for some years to come. It may be taken ,
as furfher indication of the centering of our facilities in
Omaha, the natural point of vantage from which to direct ,.
service in the territory which we serve.;
This building, from foundation to roof, is largely the product ''
of local engineering, local contracts and local labor. We
should be glad to have you inspect the structure at your
convenience, not only to acquaint yourself with the building
: and its location, but further to give you some idea of the .
growing importance of our service center Omaha.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY OF NEBRASKA
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