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THE WELDON HOTEL
ROBERT LIPPINCOTT WALTER, M.D.
(late of The Walter Sanitarium)
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buys gold initials for his anto. You charge extravagance.
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to carry half year's college credits. 395,
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J. B. SWANTON, Esq., 60 Allerton Street. food. All modern improvements. W. H. OTIS.
Teachers and Governesses 5. S. Empress of Scotland, 25,000 gross tons, 8 days in Egypt and Palestine, etc. Feb. 4,
NEW HAMPSHIRE WANTED-Master in French and Spanish
NEW YORK CITY 1922; 63 days $600 up, including shore
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NEW JERSEY ment, located in the Residential
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trains, near stationLawn . Station-within easy reach of all wood 1999, s.c. wait, West Englewood. girls, or any post of trust and responsibility Shops and Theaters.
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lady or gentleman. Sympathetic in trouble Rates-Single Room, Bath near by, $2.00
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tion as housekeeper, care of widower's home
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Unusually charming, new Dutch Colonial
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position about September 1. Best references $5-6 in cities and popular resorts, $4-5 in the country
Communicate with Florence Jenney, 83 Pine VERMONT
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WANTED, by woman of refinement, posiTO LET
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In Green Mountains prices. Most interesting routes. to 71st St., New York
Teachers and Governesses Great success 1920.
On private estate. Commodious, fur300 rooms, each with bath. Absolutely
TEACHER with experience in girls prinished 12-room house ; also small bungalow.
vate schools of college preparatory rank do fireproof. One block to 72d St. enTEMPLE TOURS 65-A Franklin St.,
Attractive tea house where meals can be had.
sires tutoring in Latin or algebra, preferably
resident, during August and September. Rel. Salubrious and cool climate. References exrefinement combined with thoderate
erences. 198, Outlook. Hotels and Resorts
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or very young children, preferably in the
prepaid Zones 1, 2, 3. Herbert A. McCalluin, home of widower with young children finan TROUT AND THE FLY
40 West 45th Street
cially able to pay reasonable salary. 206,
Outlook. In the heart of the Laurentian Mountains. A Select
SANATORIUM SCHOOL YOUNG French lady, experienced, well Lodge run by university men. 75 miles from
Directly in the fashionable club and shopMontreal, on privately owned forest land.
educated, desires situation to teach French IDEAL climate, special teachers, faithful,
in first-class public
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all principal theaters. 1,600 ft. Excellent trout fishing and shooting.
A bigh-class hotel
or college. New England or vicinity. 207, paedic gymnastics. Near Phoenix, Arizona. patronized by those desiring the best accomHigh grade cuisine. References exchanged.
141, Outlook. Capacity, 12 men. Opened July 15 and closes
modations at moderate cost. September 15. Apply to PAUL A. LEIGHTON,
Rates and wap gladly sent upon request. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES MISCELLANEOUS Lac Superieur, Terrebonne County, P.Q., Cau.
JOHN P. TOLSON, Prop.
COOKING for PROFIT. Earn handsome income: home cooked food, catering, tea
PHILIP BURROUGHS STRONG-Sup CONNECTICUT JIOTEL JUDSON 53 Washing
Correspondence course. Am.
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PLACEMENT BUREAU for employer and nurses' aid course of six months is offered by Refs. exchanged. The M189 ES SARGEANT.
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Marking Time in the Irish Conferences 527
527 Blasphemy and Free Speech
58 A Governor Under Indictment.. 528 Soldiers and Mothers....
Cartoons of the Week
530 The American Music School at Fontainebleau.
530 Track, Field, and Links.
531 Millennium or Armageddon...
531 Who Is Responsible for Upper Silesia ? 532 Right Waste and Wrong Waste...... 532 The Wheat Farmer Turns Middleman 534
Special Correspondence by Heary J. Haskell
of Sailormen Vindicated: A Tale of
535 By Bill Adams Russia's Next Generation....
536 By Sir Paul Dukes Where the British Watch on the Rhine 538 Railway Travel Ninety Years Ago... 539 The New T. R........
540 By Mercer Vernon Millennium or Armageddon : An Anal
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545 By Rollin Lynde Hartt Contrasts from the Southwest.... 548
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549 By Robert T. Kerlin The New Books.....
550 An Ancient Apartment-House of a Thousand Rooms..
551 By Robert H. Moulton The Lumber Cost of a Million Homes 551
By Arthur Newton Pack Contributors' Gallery ...
552 By the Way
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AUGUST 3, 1921
MARKING TIME IN THE
ent relief from violence that they will tration shall be given full liberty to IRISH CONFERENCES insist on its permanence.
come and go and move about Russia; MIST of vagueness and uncer
(c) that these members shall be allowed tainty envelops the negotiations
FAMINE RELIEF FOR RUSSIA to organize the necessary local commitfor peace in Ireland. It is known ROUGHT has brought about a state of
tees and local assistance free from Govthat the English Prime Minister laid
ernment interference; (d) that they before Mr. De Valera a plan that might diate relief. A large portion of the crops
shall be given free transportation of imserve as a basis for discussion. It was have not come to maturity and millions ported supplies with priority over trafannounced that this plan would be laid are now facing death by famine. As the fic; that the authorities shall assign before Parliament in outline, if not in remainder of Europe, owing to its ex- necessary buildings and equipment and detail, but later this statement was can- haustion from war and the prevalence fuel free of charge; (e) that, in addition celed, and up to July 26 no official ver- of the drought is not in a position to to the imported food, clothing, and medision of the plan has been offered.
aid the Russian sufferers, Maxim Gorky, cines, the children and the sick must be Meanwhile Mr. De Valera has gone to who stands high in Soviet councils and given the same rations of such local supDublin to consult with his "Cabinet." is regarded as the literary spokesman of plies as are given to the rest of the popuOne Sinn Fein organ, the "Irish Bulle- that unhappy country, has made known lation; (f) that the Relief Administratin," which has been regarded hereto- the situation to the American Govern- tion must have the assurance of nonfore as De Valera's mouthpiece, declares ment and urged it to aid in the work of interference of the Government with the that Ireland will accept nothing but relief.
liberty of all its members. complete independence. This is not In reply to Gorky's appeal for When these conditions are complied taken very seriously, for it seems highly American relief Herbert Hoover, as with, Mr. Hoover states, the Relief Adimprobable that the Sinn Fein leaders Chairman of the American Relief Ad- ministration, within its resources, is would enter into elaborate peace parleys ministration, by cablegram has made
prepared to undertake to supply "all if they were set on impossible demands. known to Gorky the conditions upon
children and invalids alike without rePublic opinion continues to believe which such relief can be obtained. gard to race, creed, or social status," that some form of Dominion government
Among the conditions outlined by Mr. and further he declares that its represensimilar in many points to that in Can- Hoover is, first, and as a sine qua non,
tatives in Russia will engage in no poada or South Africa offers the only pos- "the immediate release of the Ameri. litical activities. The conditions outlined, sible solution. The difficulty is in per
cans now held as prisoners in Russia." as he fully explains, are in no sense suading Ulster that she can be guarded Other conditions as summarized by Mr. extraordinary, but are identical with against political and economic oppres- Hoover are: (a) That the Moscow those "laid down and readily acce ed sion by any all-Irish parliament that
Soviet authorities give a direct state- by the twenty-three governments in would have a large Sinn Fein majority. ment to the Relief Administration rep- whose territories we have operated." General Smuts believes this can be done,
resentatives in Riga that there is need Such a clear and positive statement and it is understood that he is laboring
of our assistance; (b) that American places the burden of accepting or rejectto convince the Ulster leaders.
representatives of the Relief Adminis- ing American relief squarely upon the Tactically, Mr. De Valera seems to have shown skill and acuteness. He has refrained from violent and extreme declarations, which is not true of his Ulster opponent, Sir James Craig. The Sinn Fein leader has thus seemed to put his opponents in the wrong, yet up to this writing he has not publicly committed his following to anything. It is quite possible that, in the last analysis, the blocking of progress in a settlement will be due to Sinn Fein obduracy quite as much as to Ulster aloofness-"rigid and unyielding" are terms applied to Sir James Craig's utterances by the London "Times."
Lord Northcliffe, now in this country, points out that England could no more consent to a strategically independent Ireland than New York could consent to a strategically independent Long Island. But he believes also that the proposal of a central parliament for all Ireland and separate parliaments for Ulster and
THE ULSTER CABINET the south leaves the door open for unity.
**The difficulty is in persuading Ulster that she can be guarded against political and The best hope for peace is in the con
economic oppression by any all-Irish Parliament" tinuing and growing belief that the
Left to right-Sir Dawson Bates, Home Secretary: Marquis of Londonderry, K.G.,
Education ; Sir James Craig, Prime Minister; H. M. Pollock, Finance; E. M. Archdale, Irish people are so thankful for the pres
Agriculture; J. M. Andrews, Labor
Soviet Government of Russia. They are right in holding that the offense did denies with vigor the inference that he such conditions as any self-respecting come under the statute, and the defense, and his colleagues drew any profit from government or organization engaged in therefore, was again founded on the defi. the handling of State funds. He decharitable relief must insist upon.
nition of the individual's right to speak clares that the Attorney-General has That the Soviet cannot be trusted freely of his own convictions. The fathered these charges because of politiwithout restrictions such as Mr. Hoover lower court held that the offense was cal enmity; and, moreover, intimates demands even to look after the children not at all mitigated by the Constitu- that moneyed interests have combined of its own people is amply shown in an tional rights of Mockus to express opin- to defeat the will of the people in makarticle elsewhere in this issue called ions or to controvert the opinions of ing him Governor, and that they are “Russia's Next Generation." The moral others. The Supreme Court in an elab- backed by certain politicians and cer. breakdown under Bolshevik rule has orate and admirable decision not only tain newspapers. These influences and resulted in physical suffering, character upheld the lower court as to this, but interests he describes as acting through deterioration, and criminal abuse of asserted that the statute "in no manner “a whole gang of character assassins Russia's children. Any aid the Relief conflicts with our State constitutional and character defamers." Administration can give must be partial guaranty of religious freedom and free- Lawyers are interested particularly in and temporary. The question at once dom of speech." The presiding Justice, the contention that a State Governor by arises whether such relief might not be Judge Philbrook, most vigorously com- submitting to arrest after indictment more than counterbalanced by the con- mended the definition of liberty set would surrender his official rights and sequent bolstering up of the credit of forth by the justice of the lower court commit an act of political treason. The the Bolshevist minority which is re- and commended it as “a charge which Attorney-General, on the other hand, insponsible for what Sir Paul Dukes for clearness of thought, beauty of dic- sists that the sole question is whether rightly calls the appalling conditions tion, accuracy of law, and impartiality the Governor is or is not guilty of the among Russian children. of statement is seldom equaled.”
charges, and asks whether the defense
It is for the purpose of enforcing and for refusing to obey the courts would BLASPHEMY AND FREE SPEECH commending this excellent definition apply if a Governor should commit murHOME four years ago we reported the
that we have thought it worth while der while in office.
again to refer to the attacks of Michael named Michael Mockus under a Con
Mockus on religion and the religious SOLDIERS AND MOTHERS necticut statute originally passed in feeling. The definition referred to by
THE United States Senate has passed 1642 and then aimed against witchcraft Judge Philbrook is as follows:
two measures of much human apas well as against blasphemy, but later
The great degrees of liberty which
peal, the Soldiers' Relief Bill and the
we enjoy in this country, the degree amended and moderated. The interest
of personal liberty which every man
Maternity Bill. The first is also known in the case was in the plea that insult to
and woman enjoys, is limited by a as the Sweet Bill, from the name of its the Christian religion and its followers like degree of liberty in every other introducer in the House, Representative was defensible as free speech.
person, and it is the duty of men,
Sweet, of Iowa. The passage of this bill
and the duty of women, in their conNow some friend sends us pages from
duct, in the exercise of the liberty
should be followed by quick and thora law journal which report another
which they enjoy, to consider that ough aid to the needy soldier, for it conblasphemy case against this same every other man and woman has the solidates into one bureau the Bureau of Michael Mockus which came before the
right to exercise the same degree of
War Risk Insurance, the Board for Voca
liberty; that when one person enters Maine Supreme Court recently. Here,
into society-and society is the state
tional Education, and so much of the again, is the question how far the prin- in which personal liberty exists- Public Health Service as relates to disciple of free speech allows contumely to each gives up something of that lib
abled ex-service men. Such consolidation
erty in order that the other may the religious convictions of others.
ought to save the soldier from the waste
enjoy the same degree of liberty. It The report shows that Mockus, in com
is a conception that perhaps some
of time and money due to separated menting on various pictures which he people find difficult to understand, but and overlapping bureaus. As it passed threw on the screen, used almost incon. it is the conception of liberty which
the House the bill provided for the new
we enjoy. ceivably indecent, insulting, and filthy
bureau to be under the Treasury Departexpressions about God, Christ, and the
ment, but as it passed the Senate the Virgin Mary. It is perfectly clear that A GOVERNOR UNDER
bureau was to be independent and under as a mere matter of public decency no INDICTMENT
the President. While the Senate's acman should be allowed to utter such HE State of Illinois is undergoing tion is assumed to be prefatory to the language in any public place. And this the singular experience of having establishment of the bureau in the new would be true, no matter whether the its Governor under indictment on Department of Public Welfare, as recominsults were directed to Christianity, or charge of embezzlement, yet refusing to mended by the President, Mr. Sweet, in Moslemism, or Judaism. Conviction submit to arrest on the ground that he recently writing to The Outlook, said was obtained in this case under a Maine would thereby violate his obligation to th "it would be a very easy matter to statute which makes it an offense to use the State to carry on his functions as transfer the new bureau from the Treas"profanely, insultingly, and reproach. Governor.
ury Department to the Welfare Depart. fully language against God" or against It would be improper, and indeed im. ment" in case the pending bill establishthe other members of the Trinity or the possible, to form at a distance an opin. ing that Department became law. Christian Scriptures. Whether or not ion as to the charges and counter- The Maternity Bill, also known as the this is theoretically the best method of charges in this unfortunate affair. The Sheppard-Towner Bill, from the names legally forbidding the kind of thing allegations upon which the county Grand of its sponsors in the Senate and House, above described is an open question. A Jury acted charged Governor Small first suggested by Miss Julia non-Christian (say, for instance, a Jew) with conspiracy together with the Lieu. Lathrop, Chief of the Children's Bureau might reasonably ask that his sacred tenant-Governor, Mr. Sterling, and Mr. in the Department of Labor. That convictions and feelings also should be Vernon Curtis, a banker, to misappro. Bureau, assisted by an Advisory Comprotected against such an offense.
priate or misuse the daily balances of mittee consisting of the Secretary of The lower court undoubtedly the State in the banks. The Governor Agriculture, the Surgeon-General of the