Oklahoma Leader (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 110, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 21, 1921 Page: 4 of 4
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a*. Oklahoma City. Oklahoma. uad*r It* Act of March 1. IA7f.
THE TRUTH IS LEAKING OUT
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MY MARRIAGE PROBLEMS !
Adele Gar'ison's New Phase of
Revelations of a Wife J
Vthj I« Lillian x Adi
I had no words to answer Mrs.
prove s impassioned outburst
< erzung her idolized brother.
Putting Lillian s name in the
.*t s piace, 1 almost could
echoed her words.
,i.. , ',iiiiiiii!i^niiiiii iii.iiiniUi!Uuiiiiiiiuiiiiiii BHniBinmiiHimijU!F.
to Leaiel keeper, Betty, as I mentally uttered
Mrs.* os« her familiar phrase. Fbr my husband
had purchased all sorts of articles
iuring his stay, souvenirs, books,
art- magazines, every one of which I
huu knew must be carted home. I
heaved a hopeless sigh as 1 realized
That she had
of Lillian s drr
I. of course, s
also—for Mrs. 1
When Senator Watson, of Georgia, announced in the sen-
ate that he believed that many military murders ha'i beer.
committed in France, that American soldiers had been exe-
cuted without trial, some of them hanged, other:- shot. and
that many more executions had taken pla:e than had beer.
officially reported, the nation gapped with horror and the pub-
lic pre** denounced the senator in the severest manner.
The senator's friends believed, as he charged, that an
effort was made to smother the fact- 'n a committee room,
and army officers from many parts of the eouritr;. were quick
to denounce hi* charge)- as baseless ;o:d a? ar-.-.-jiting to a
vile slander directed toward the honor of the army. The
fearlessness of Senator Watson in the face of such a tirade
of calumny was truly commendable.
The dispatches yesterday prove that there was more
truth in Senator Watson's charges than he knew. Evidence
submitted discloses most appalling facts. One witness, Rob-
ert A. Harrison, stated that he had seen a man hanged to a
tree in a ravine by officers of the Sixteenth infantry; that
Hardboiled Smith, of whom we have heard before, hanged a
man back of a stockade without any form of trial; that he
had seen men handcuffed and taken to the front without gas
masks. "It was just like taking a rabbit out for a bunch of
hunters to shoot at," he said. Another witness, Henry L.
Scott, saw a major shoot and kill a sergeant during a battle;
he also saw this major shoot and kill a private a few days
later and on another occasion killed a messenger because he
would not show him a message which was directed to another
And this is just the beginning of the investigation. What
other and further gruesome and frightful facts will be elicited
no one can conjecture.
Can it be possible that the officers of the army had these
shameful crimes in mind when at the embarkation towns they
Provided lecture rooms in which the soldier bo\S were made , union of Han Diepo, Cal. An ardent'in the Yasconselos educational pro- make itself responsible for lh* care ' department of education appears the
to assemble, and where they were told to forget all they propagandist for liberty; an active -:r;irn. uf the books receives a library, the seal of the national university of
had Seen in France, and that the best way to forget was not 'supporter of the present revolution- The Mexican people have lost size of which i- determined by its Mexico. In this way there is kept
. ... ., . , , anr Kovernment of Mexico, Vasconse- much time because of the revolution, membershrp and the reading 'it- constantly before the mind of the ..
to recount in their minds nor to others anything that had jlQi ^ b(.|d to the doctrln(. ^ Ih, Durjn(! those ten yt4r, Mn of il5 (OMUtuencJ. The union pupil the possibility of hieh. r edu-Jgyggjjj
transpired? This was done, as thousands of boys have re- real work of education depends upon was neglected or abandoned and tens headquarters thus becomes a free li- cation.
lated. Was it for that purpose? -i the strength and efflicency of organ- of thousands of boys and girls brary center for the members ana The university is being trans-
Thp truth is l *crinninir tr Ipak mil Fvprv Hav a npv. iiaUon- Hi8 minister of reached their twenties without ever friends of that union. formed
. . •-duration ik till built STOOD - a chance to read and write. ; These libraries are being organized courses a modern department of dol
chapter of horrors is unfolded. Over and over again we arc-' theory. dost of them are at work now and ;tnd shipped as rapidly as the supply mestic science has been installed and
impressed with the depth and breadth of the colossal crime • • • he only hope of reaching them is of available money will permit. within a month a member of the In-
Which saturated the world with blood and, for the time being. c d«r bl. direction all of the ttoougb the labor unions. Twenty-fire of the great classic, ternational A Ration of Machinists
. teachers in the Mexican schools are In order to do this effectively the of ancient and modern times consti- has been apiK.nted professor or eiec-
made savages Of US. How plteously forsaken IS a world being used to organise themselves ministry* Of education is relying upon tute the backbone of each of these li- tricaf, auto and machine shop prac-
into unions. This policy has been trade union co-operation in the hand- brar'.es. The government is now bus;, tice. His work
adopted as a means of keeping up the ling of classes and in the mainten- printing and binding the classics in cal training for engineering studentsl
morale of the teaching force and i ance of libraries. its own print shop. The works of j already in the university, and to giv
Education Promoted Through Unions
BY MAX WORTH stant touch with the best in Mexican alsJ organized a series of libraries naif of these are being printed by
Jose Vascon elos, minister of cdu- thought. with 100 volupes. 300 volumes. 500.the government and distributed free
cation in the Mexican cabinet, was at I Self-rerpect. organization and high and 1,<X <) volumes. Any trade union I to school children
one time a member of the teachers' cultural standards is the first plank that will appoint a librarian and \ On each of the publications of lhc thiW
ruled by men who go to war.
WORKING TOGETHER HARMONIOUSLY
courageous and self-
Homer and Euripides were the first courses for workers who may care to toeetber
a reliant. Each trade union which co-oper- to be completed. As fast as they come come to the university for spe
I Each month the ministry of edu- vtcs with the department of educfc- from the press they are utilized in training in this field.
cation Issues a magazine of 200 paees tion makes itself responsible for dis- the libraries of the department or Yasconselos has his hands full. He
called The Teacher—a review of na- < overing which of its members art sold to the public at the actual cost is trying to establish a modern sys-
j Uonal culture. The magazine Is • unable to read and write and for of production. tem of education in a country barely
cation in reading and writing recovered from the devastation of
first requisite of the bulk of civil war. He is making his appeal
tun^tely, however, 6he evident- how much Dicky had collected.
neith*. r exp*. ted nor de.-ire i an There was but one thine to bs
answer. As if overcome by her own lone, of course, if we did not expect
motion she abruptly turned toward 'he two cars to be so crowded with
tL* r she finished speaking, as luggage that there would be no com-
aDruj t y went out of the bungalow, fort in the jpotor trip home. I mutt
-.'d i m * her da>h her hand against nake parcel-post package* of every-
ber < . -Le croi-st the lawn. hint I could. I knew better than to
iiprehende-i with j meddle with Dicky purchases. But
love the incident ome of his clothing I could man-
ith Col. Travers, .:ge to send ahead of us without his
Robert Savarin, knowing it, or at least hoped so.
ised. I guessed, I attacked the task with feverish
rove is usually a vigor, fearing that Dicky would re-
ed woman—that 'urn and discover what I was doing,
her confidence to me had been simply To forestall so disastrous an inter-
an emotional explo.-ion which .she ruption to my plans I locked the
ha-; found it impossible to suppress, doors and pulled down the shades,
I knew that she would keenly re- hopin- that Dicky would believe me
gret having mentioned the matter to be taking a nap.
to me when she had regained her My ruse was needless, however, for
usual calmness. neither Dicky nor any one else came
For .several minutes after Mrs. near the bungalow during an hour
Cosgrove left me I sat still, toing of the most strenuous activity I had
over the incident of the morning, given myself for a long time. And
wondtring whether or not Robert when I had finished. I bathed and
Savarin would betray to Lillian the Iressed, and came out on my litUe
absurd jealousy and the disapproval veranda to find the premises appar-
of her work which he had shown to ently deserted. There was no one iu
| me. Then I firmly put aside all con- <ight.
j jectures, and resumed my sorting From the bank of the brook, how -
j and packing, determined that nc ever, came the sound of Junior a
matter what minute Dicky should prattle, and Marion's laughter, min-
| decide to start on the homeward ?led with Dicky's lazy teasing. A
; Journey I would be as prepared for clatter in the kitchen told me that
the journey as it was humanly pos 1 Mrs. CosgroVe was busy with the ap-
! fcible to be. proaching dinner, and even as I—
I A IMiiicult Task. 1 with a mind at ease about my fam-
But I quailed before the task ily—settled myself in a porch chair
i which I found awaiUng me in Dicky'.- for a rest before the meal, the door
• room. All through our stay I had of Lillian's bungalow opened, and
j taken care of Dicky a room myself, she stood framed in it Tor an uncer-
i for I did not wish Mrs. Cosgrove. tain minute before crossing the lawn
, r>r, indeed, any one else to see the , to me.
disorder in which he persistently "Madge,"' she said, in a low voice
keeps his possessions. as she took the chair I pulled for-
Everv mornine I ,-traightene; ; ward for her. "have you named any
up," in housewifely parlance. I kept definite day—do you know—when we
out of sight as much as I (can go home0 "
could without arousing Dicky'.- It took all my self-control tp con-
wrath-a very possible occurrence i: ceal my amazement at her hesitatine
ed any r.f his belongi«Es frot manner, a? unlike her usual poise a*
accus- was the impetuous cry of her las'
tomed to flin*; them. I have often ; question. But even before she spoke
marvelled at Dicky's ability to fish (I had seen the gray look in her face,
..... , . out his things from the seemingly the pain in her eyes, and had known
n a 1 '° . hopeless confusion in which they ar* 'that she was going through some
usually piled. And by dint of care- emotional crisis, and had nerved my-
ful study I have evolved a plan by self to appear as unconscious as pos-
which I reduce each heap to order sible of her feeling.
without misplacing any of the things I bent to the blouse I was mendins
Sorting the things, however, so as if a misplaced stitch would ruin
nr*rti lhat they could be transferred to lit, and sent my casual answer from
. . , Dicky's suitcase and hag without his above its folds.
demanding room in my own luggag* "I'm packing now. Dicky wants to
receptacles was something else al- go almost at once. We're only wait-
brance of Lillian's
it the remem-
the Kansas District in sought to be made permanent di - f)nely prjntcd lnll u de ote<i to ,,t -hey attend night .chool w :
Closes a very Kiffnificant fact, and that is Mr. Campbell, attor- rature. art, education, public ques- In some Cities of central Mexico a is th*
ney for the Southwest Coal Operators' association, and the'tinns and matters of timely interest. Worker who has been sent by his Mexican children. To supply their to organization—the organization of L
attorney representing John L. Lewis, sit on the same side of
the table and are working together very harmoniously.
The operators' association raised several million dollars
a few years ago to destroy the United Mine Workers, and later
spent many thousand dollars trying to destroy Howat. In the
last attempt they were assisted by a few traitors to the cause
of justice and humanity, but they failed, jilst as Lewis and
the operators are now going to fail in their efTorts to disrupt
The spectacle of a so-called anion lawyer in confidential
relationship with a lawyer representing the common enemy
It la not a trade paper but a band- union ta night school la fined if he need the department of education has workers—as the chief means of car-
soraely presented periodical. A copy tails to go. Another practice la to published a little book called. "The rying throut'b his policies. Thus far
of The Teacher go« free to each compel him to lay off one day for National Book of Reading and Writ- he has made rapid progress towar<l
teacher in the Mexican schools as a <'ach nigbt class that he misaes. ing." It Is a primer, well gotten up his goal of an educated, cultured
means of keeping the force In con-: The department of education has . on modern line- A million and a | Mexico.
ERECTING CO-OPERATIVE DWELLINGS
r erous business man who thinks it ; ests,. big ami wise, made sure that un-American attacks on the Jews, their ow n
funny" and ingenious to break the Ford would not bid, then made their But when it comes to business don't which rent
J aw and encourage whisky drinking usual offers! "The government must mix him up with Parsifal.
among th young. Such a man would supply the capital; jnust guarantee |
"Why Do We Say"
Hon to Whisky's Friend*.
An able, earnest younc business
and both of them lined up against eight thousand men, who, man asked yesterday, why <:• n't
with their wives and children are striking and starving rather >'ou "'rite editorials di ,n.
than submit to slavery, is almost as bad as to expect that any ^n/^e'^'^'th/n,'.,'a w,
man will work in a slave hole guarded by troops. money can net spirits now, but there
any one forcing opium upon against loss." The bidders would
the Chinese, struggling against it ; pay a dollar down and a dollar a
It is just as bad to make a joke of year. "Muscle Shoals is not a goine
whisky and law-breaking in this concern, it is a favor to take it for **VDDLMi IVSl'LT TO INJURY."
couatr7- nothing." etc. ' In "Adding Insult to Injun-."'or
Then up steps Ford and makes his UE)ng this pbra,e> m0lt of us un.
'I he Hank "In" Silk. bid. He will pay one hundred mil- knowingly quot" the classics. The
Henry M. Butzel and Levy Mayer, lions in real money, agree never to repression carries us back to th'
bloodhounds of the law, discussed take more than 8 per cent profit. ,ays (). Aesop it was also mad.
terseness. "In these days of worry," w ll use the plant to make cheap fer- KM, of Phacdrus,
said Butzel. "our clients are terser tilizer for farmers, supply cheap f.^ulitt of the time
than we are. A silk man appealed power to manufacturers and inci- ,0Ine Qf jjjg writings
ntally demonstrate the value
What he is
ing it. no
The business of union smashing begets strange alliances, s much drunkenness among young
people, and men of means are larg< -
, ly responsible for it. The law is to his banker, almost weeping: 'The 'lentany nemonsiraie me vaiue w Aesop, in one of his fables, tffl;
The coal trust will do a better business now since we are wade contemptible by those that silk business is terrible. You must natural re ources. „f a man WJth bald |-at,
to have 55 cent gas. But, oh, you people!
WHAT OTHERS SA
should set a good example. Do men let me have mori y.' You are The government does not like
.of mature yenrs realize that rldlcul into us too deep already 'Were you I, nd bankers do not like him
ing one law makes other laws con- ever in the silk business " the silk But to . • . Ford's offer lid be struck hims'
! temptible? When they flout the pro- man asked. 'Never.' replied the cheating the public, the f—mrrs and on the head
bitten thereon by a fly. In his
ill the pest, h
FARMERS WIN IN CANADA
The Producer, Spokane. Wash.
The result of the recent general inn - l 0ing to the progressives. Th-
faction in Canada should be Inter- f,ltJ * ervatlv« organization v
Mtlng to reader, of The Producer. ™m|.lctely ouate i from any s,„,
_ 4 #l . .. ,, , , blance of control, and the landslip
There were tnree parties In the field.
airecten even tnc eastern strong
the oonserraUTe, which has been In holds ot the reactionary organi. a
hlbitlon law before the young. th«
latter may conclude that laws pro-
jecting property are also m!ly.
It Is curious that clergymen preach
so few sermons on breaking the law
lightly. Whisky poison is responsibTe
j for crime and immorality
an excellent text, promisi
him through whom evil
, might be usefully aimed at the pros
hanker. 'Well, you're in it now. Good- the gover:
'ye.'" Bankers will if the point.* edly
.\ any are in a dozen businesses ar.u :'i]| \
they WISH THEY WERE KOI.
Wnscle Shoals for lord.
t*eep spots are in Henry Ford, de-
and Ford t:ndou' '
get his chance to do use
ful work .. a ! nfw scale.
J\rd may be wild in his financial
theories, that would put kilowatts,
or units of human energy, in place
of good old gold, yellow and cold,
scorned by the young and loved by
touch—what will you do to yourself,
now that you have added insult ti
There i.- spite his apparent lack of guile. H
< woe to wanted Muscle Shoals, but made the old. He has ruined his political
>mes. It known that nothing would induce chances and his hope for the pre«>-'
le inter- i dency permanent
touch the thii
by unwise, unjust Tribune.
MODERN I I KM .
is the language of the soul:
power since before the war, the lib-
eral. and the progressive.
The conservative party represented
the so-called "interests"; among its
leaders were opponent* of public
ownership of railroads, the exponents
of high tariff, and those in opposi*
tion to government action toward re-
lief of agricultural producers.
The liberal party in Canada can be
If pre-election promises are ful- i
fillet) the new administration in'
Canada thould follow a policy pro
viding agricultural credits, drastic
revision downward of tariffs and
continuation of the public ownership
of railroads program which alreadj
has resulted in the taking over of th<
Grand Trunk and Canadian Northern
KRAZY KAT — Simple, Very Simple, for Krazy.
compared to no organization In tfco Railway systems by the government
United States. It was preponder- • Both the liberal and progressive
antly in favor of public ownership. parties strongly supported co-opern
The progressive party was an or- live marketing o. sanitations, where-
Ionization of farmtrs. strong in the] as thf defeated c-ons i native organ
western provinces, conceived in op-
position to the tactics of the con-
servatives who lately have been in
control of the government.
(ration was at best lukewarm toward
co-operation and bad proposed a gov- \
ernment grain pool ingeniously de-
vised to divide the western farmers i
The election resulted practically in and divert them from the tariff trail
m clean sweep for the lib'-ral } rty .a <*
with several ol the western prov- j marketing program.
00r OP MV SlGnr
/ /VI IMAST/MG- T/-Vi£.
CEAfcAMS you TO
SWU& IS TO ffFfcP
\ -;AJ AVV
ing for Bess Dean to announce her
departure. Then we'll start."
The ' o-operative League of America.
The railroad workers in eleven financed, owned and run by the Rail-
cities of Switzerland are erectins road Workers Co-operative Building
-operative dwellings, association. Part of the capital was
inures that make one supplied by the society out of the
want to pack hi.- rip and hike out funds subscribed by the members,
for Switzerianc The American work- who occupy the dwellings. More was
ingman before the war spent about obtained on a first mortgage, given
i Income on rent, as security for 57 per cent of the
ng now, during the money spent on construction work,
and bow-he is pay. Tom the Swiss Accident Insurance
knows. The Swiss Institution, which is financed by the
d are co-operatinu in contributions of the railroad men.
Nnother loan was secured from the
Aid and Pension Bank of the Swi s
National Railway Workers. In this
fashion, the co-operators secured tho
funds that enabled them to build
their own dwellings.
The hundreds of homes now owned
by the Railroad Co-operative Build-
ing association are only the begin-
ning f this • elopment which alms
'uon of Uic
-by had married contrary
1 to his father's wishes. Meeting his
son ?oon afterwards, the father said,
has j"0 co- angrily: "Well, young man, I have
iwned by th* rail- made my will and cut vou off with
Luzerne has 189. a dollar."
ialen, w nterthur. I am very sorry, father," said the
' " C1';' - have youth. "You don't happen to have the
' are, dollar with you. do you?"
—By HERRI MAN
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