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PniKADBLPIIIA, SATUBDAT, JANUARY 9, 191S.
PRICE ONU CENT
Certxranr. 1018, at ins Pcitto truant Cohtawt.
jifQRM OF PROTEST
MR. AND MRS. SUNDAY AND STAFF AT THEIR HEADQUARTERS TJ Q MAY SEE WOLF
OR PLAN TO DELAY
AT DOOR IF WHEAT
RANSIT LOAN VOTE
! . T"rtVM1
leSS lvieH svciuaiiu
iirch Election, as One
, June Would Hold
frHigh Speed a Year.
R)00 Sign Petition to
icils Urging i hat
Citizens Sanction Be
wght as Soon as Possible.
iUv of protest ha. .arisen from
5j nien in an ""'" " ""
.. hft attempt to delay the spe-
festlon lo provide funds for transit
K f until June. I
Protest has taken definite form and
l'"ili!L. -i .nina hnvn been ob-
T. . -mt whleh -will be m-e-
lr? ..:. 11. iiTirlnir a BDecIal eleo-
SLf the approval of tho transit loan
ebW following tho IntrbducUon
t trans t-ordinances uU..w.D, ...,u
" ' -i..it simultaneously In
5S "telion, of the city and readily
td by citizens m "" " ' "
loftvoo nf business and
WB .ranlrnt ona which oro sup-
LuU high-speed movement.
IH,.i framed oy uiu'o" ..........
StoMhe Employes Committee of
r&o i'ana Navy Yard' and .vul
rfad at the transit mass-meeting
) PREVENT YEAR'S DELAY.
I election, in accordance wiui tne
Sf. introduced by Common Councll-
lijonn P. Connelly, will enable tho
fcTfo vote on Inrcaslng the debt or
& R0.W0,000. An election in Juno
jtttback the transit program a iuii
riurcesllon fr an election In Juno
fmtn Mr. Connelly. It caused gen-
iamaiement among buslnees men.
'. ntpnil that if Connelly Is really
Smii hit nurposo to help the cause
rapid transit, he would advocate nn
M.M fpt. It Is pointed out. It cou'd
ttislj on March 1 without sllghtlnc
i'-Af iv. iMtAtlv formalities cssen-
"In Mm nnsaaee.
lu' iJ nf the nret-tocother spirit
rctiiioat Philadelphia, declared busl-
Isj men today, every inemoor qi tuuu-
s,k5Wlwnero me people siauu uu
jaK&lIan, Ttnd they contend that six
&utfmnta flmn tn make Dreoara-
- Thr nnmt out mat me ordinance
4roM!eaBy Both" chambersT-the-
u minted ana tne election property
wlttd, In that time.
iPfidPLE EAGER TO VOTE.
feanYiis bv the Eve.ninq LcDOEn
SSteithat ilia people ore simply wait-
Jo mark tho ballot opposite the YES
fl :(or the transit funds.
m who have kept' In touch with
Taffalrs point out that tho special
Urn called in 1911 for the $11,000,000
intent through In less than 60 days.
iy wuo are ramlliar with tne pro
t'of Councils nssert that bv n. sne-
iSct!on lo March the legal processes
lilted hefnrfl mftklncr thn lnnn niihlrt
Iipproprlatlon can be terminated be-
Lwwnciis taKe their summer recess.
Concluded on X'nse Two
IF A I FC
it?iwr day we. push and we shove
UthM11.- t . . .
j:w"6" m our urains, in a laijor ot
lMP tW space with words always of
SJ,JW 't's easy and some days It's
Swif't ,h6 latter' " cannt think
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iW?8 w Bay Tou don,t caU
Philadelphia and mVmVA
'fright and Sunday; not much
temperature: nentle minrla.
jrrtker details, see page S.
Rations at Philadelphia
' . NorthiJ'Y4'mll
I WBatur. " I:.' Pr "!
nuratuw ........ 4
ffflpa to Be tlRhted
IjMbbW ad thnr .j,i,i. T ..,
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raiw BTitHET WHAnr.
ItOW CITY CAN OCT START
ON 11APID TltANBIT BY APRIJj 1
If Councils, at their regular cccklu
meetings, act as spcdllj as possi
oicin calling the special election to
authorize the S30,00O,Q00 loan and in
making tho moncu available for 1m
mediata use, all proecdwo prelimi
nary to the actual Monsti uctton of
the subtvav and elevated lines icIH
he finished bu April. The step
iclilch Councils could take to give
rapid transit to the people of Phil
adelphia in the shortest possible
January U Common Council to
pass the ordinances calling the spc
clal election and submitting the loan
to the voters for authorization.
January SI Select Council to
pass these ordinances after they lie
over one week.
January SB To start advertising
the election. It must bo advertised
for 30 days. Excluding Sundays, this
would require uiltll February ST.
March 1Dlectlon day; authori
zation of loan.
March 4 Common Council to pass
ordinance making loan available.
March 5-To start advertising
loan. Tho law requires that it be
advertised for four weeks.
April 1The last day for adver
tising loan. "Bclcct Council to pass
ordinance that afternoon, making it
possible to start work immediately
OF VICE PROTECTION
Wholesale Suspensions Ex
pected in Twelfth and
Pine Streets Station Fol
Wholesale suspensions of police ofllccra
and patrolmen attached to the 12th and
Pine streets station are t ofollow start
ling and detailed charges of police .pro
tection of vlco in that district made by
a negro woman at Central Station today
before Magistrate Renshaw aid later to
w.Tho womanlsIieontr,Brown.-She walked
Central Station and begged tho pollco to
protect hor from Andrew Haglns, o.
Negro, of 1507 Rodman street, whom she
accused of threatening to murder her.
Haglns was arrested and held In $1500
ball for a further Rearing.
Haglns boasted to the woman, accord;
Ing to her testimony, that if he killed her
ho could easily "get out of it" through
tho protection of the "political leader" of
the ward. Later he Introduced her to a
number of policemen. Including Special
Policeman Lyford, sho testified, and told
them not to molest her, ,ns she was "his
The Organization "leader" of the wnrd
is Seloct Councilman Charles Segcr, and
Victor HnmlHon Is the Washington party
SAYS RAID WAS "CALLED OFF."
Lyford was the only man directly ac
cused by the woman In here testimony.
She said he led a raid In a house at 1303
Rodman street where Haglns had rented
a room for hor. When Lyford recognized
her, she testified, he turned to the blue
coats accompanying him, and said:
"Come on, this house Is all right."
The raiding party then left the house
without making any arrests, the woman
testified. Other policemen, whose names
she hod in part, were given as "Ashle,"
"Burns" or "Burroughs" and "Pottsle."
Sho did not know their full names. To
each of jthese men the woman said she
had been Introduced by Haglns. Each
was warned by the Negro not to molest
her, she testified, and all promised to
obey the man.
After repeating all her testimony to
Superintendent Robinson the woman was
turned over to an agent of tho Court
Social Service Bureau at her own request.
She told Magistrate Ronshaw sho was
afraid to be set free and wanted to bo
sent to some place where Haglns could
not reaoh her. V.
Magistrate Hagerty, who conducts the
hearings at the 12th and Pine streets sta
tion, was mentioned by the woman In her
testimony. She said Haglns boasted to
her that If he were arraigned before that
magistrate on any charge he would be
released. .. .......
"If there Is one scintilla of truth In the
statement made by this woman," said
Acting Superintendent of Police Hurry
C. Davis after hearing her story, every
policeman accused will be Immediately
brought up for trial.''
mi,, nrnmnn said she first met Haglns
some time ago when she answered an.
Concluded on Tito
Drinking the Dead
Europe is a vast burial ground,
in which countless bodies have been
laid away in trenches. But the vic
tims of the war will have their re.
venge. They will poison the living.
Ban Francisco has just ordered
all bodies removed from the city,
around burial constitutes a serious
problem in America as well as in
U a solution which has been adopted
in a number of Western communl
Ufm and in a few Eastern cities.
VwhSt shall we do with the deadf
is the question which
asks and answers in an important
ollicle which Will appear Monday on
the editorial page of the
In the front row, from left to right, arc Mr. and Mrs. Sunday, Miss Frances Miller, in charge of
woman's work, and Homer W. Kodeheaver. music master. The rest of the group includes Miss Grace
Saxc, Jack Cardiff, trainer; Miss Alice M. Gamlin, Miss Florence Kinney, Miss Gene Lamont. Miss
Rose Federolf, Mrs. William Asher, Mr. and Mrs. William Stover, Ben T. Welch and B. D. Ackley.
SIX NEW POWERS
Persia, Rumania, Italy,
Greece, Bulgaria and Al
bania Near Diplomatic
Break Over Turk Menace.
Rumania is mobilizing 7GO.O0O men,
of which 500,000 form tho field army.
Persia has Issued an ultimatum to
Turkey demanding withdrawal of Ot
toman raiders from Persian territory.
Austria has protested to Italy
ngalnst Italian occupation of Avlona,
to which Italy replies that It will act
to-stilt Italy and nOt-'Austrfa.""' ' -
Italy lias Issued an ultimatum to
Turkey, setting n time limit for ra-.
lease- of the British Consul at Hadel
dnh. Greece Jias sent the cruiser Hejlas
to Durazzo to protect Its subjects
against tho Albanian rebels,
v Bulgaria and Albania aro trembling
on tho brink of war, for should other
Balkan States take the plunge, it Is
hardly probalilo that these two could
LONDON, Jan. 9 Tho Morning Post's
Bucharest correspondent says:
"Rumania Is mobilizing 750,000 men, of
which half a million form the neld army.
"Rumania will strlko even should Italy
decide not to enter the war."
The Dally Telegraph's Athens corre
spondent reports that the Greek Govern
ment la gravoly concerned with tho In
creasing strained Qraeco-Turklsh rela
tions. The Greek diplomatic and Consular
representatives In Turkey, tho correspon
dent says, aro receiving Intolerant treat
ment, being shadowed" by the police and
spies, and that official protests by the
Greek Minister are Ignored.
It is officially announced In Paris that
Persia liis delivered an ultimatum to
Turkey to withdraw the Kurds and other
troops from Persian territory Into which
they penetrated from their own frontier
lines. Turkey has depended on Persia
for sympathy and aid, and the change
of front by the Persians Is thought here
to indicate that Oreat Britain and Rus
sia have been exerting pressure at
The likelihood of nn open break be
tween Italy and Turkey, In view of the
apparent unwillingness of the Ottoman
Government to comply fully with, the
Italian demands for reparation for the
Hodeldah Incident, is regarded here as
one of 'the most Important features of
the war situation. Turkey, according to
the Italian ultimatum, must apologize for
the arrest of the British Consul in the
Italian consulate at Hodeklnh, and salute
the Italian flag.
Tho exact time of expiration of the ulti
matum Is not known here, but It Is pre
sumed to be midnight on Sunday. Dis
patches from various sources say that
Turkeyls willing to make a formal apol
ogy for the Incident, but will not give In
on the question of a salute.
There Is little doubt that Italy, If Tur
key "will npt accede fully. to her stipula
tions, Rill at once proceed to take forci
ble action, although the direction of such
action Is not indicated.
Diplomats hee profess to be unable to
understand Turkey's attitude, some ex
plaining her position by assuming that
her affairs have reached such a stage
that even a war with Italy could not
make them any worse The general trend
of sentiment In Italy is clearly Bhoiyn by
the premoblllzatlon older recently Issued
and by tf)e fact that Italian consuls lq
Switzerland have notified all Italians In
that, country liable to military service
to present themselves for midtcal exami
nation at once. Several thousand men
have received th. notice, and many have
Concluded on Face Six
$500,000 Fire In Auditorium
EAST LIVERPOOL, o. .Jan. .-The
Brunt Auditorium owned "by G. W. Mer
edith, of Pittsburgh, was destroyed by
fire today with $509,000 loss.
Boost In Cost ot Beef Threatened
CHICAGO, Jan. ?.-J. Ogden Armour
has Issued a warning to dbnsunwra of
beef than an increase In ctsi n4y be,
lok4 fr in the near future because
of chortMK C t cattle.
captured When Ger
mans Rush Fresh
Troops to Threatened
" Tdvvn offcefthesNortB
Tho recapture of rBurnhaupt-lc-Haut,
In Alsaco, by tho Germans Is admitted
in today's official statement of the
Paris War Offlco. This Is tho town
south of Cernay which was taken yes
terday by tho French, and Its recapture
Indicates a check to General Pau's ad
vance In that region.
On the other hand, tho French an
nounce a series of successes along the
lines In France, tho most notable being
tho capture of tho town of Perthes,
north of Chalons, which tho Germans
had held since their retreat from tho
The Germans have been bombarding
Solssons since bolng driven from tho
trenches north of that town, and have
destroyed the Palace of Justice,
Berlin, on tho other hand, claims the
repulse of French attacks at both Sols
sons and Perthes.
German aviators have dropped bomb3
upon tho Allies' military depots at
Hnzebrauck, Strazeele and Armentleres
and upon one of the Verdun forts, In
flicting considerable loss.
A direct drive on Warsaw has beon
abandoned by the Germans and the
point of their wedge now Is toward tho
Vistula between AVarsaw and Buko
wlna. Potrograd, (n an official state
ment, ascribes this change In Von Hln
denburg's plan to great pressure ex
erted by Grand Duke Nicholas on tho
front directly west of Warsaw. Ad
mission Is made that the Germans have
reached a point 26 miles from Warsaw
on. the southwest.
.Transylvania haB been penetrated by
the Czar's advance guard. Austrlans,
hurriedly evacuating Bukowina to the
Invaders, now are concentratlngfor the
defense of Hungary,
GERMANS RETAKE ALSACE
TOWN; REPULSED IN 'FRANCE
Burnhaupt-le-Haut Again In Hands
of Kaiser's Forces.
PARIS, van. 9.
Burnhaupt-Le-Haut, the Alsatian town
whose capture by French troops was an
nounced here yesterday, has been re-
.... .... ... ,hn n.nnanB whn hflil hpptl
heavily reinforced. This was admitted
by tne rTencn war umco uu mki
noon. To offset this loss, however, the
French have captured thu town of
Perthes, France, which has been held, by
the Germans for several weeks
Fighting In the vicinity of Amiens in
dicates that the Germans are maintain
ing their efforts to break through, the
Allies' line and cut communications be
tween Flanders and Paris. The official
statement says that there have been
artillery duels In the Amiens region and
In the region of Arras
TEN ZEPPELINS TO LAUNCH
BLOW AT BRITISH FLEET
Plans for Great Bald Complete, Says
LONDON, Jan. 9 The Amsterdam cor
r.ejpondsat ot the Daily Kiprtssa relter-
ConcludKl os IVge Six
'THINK OF GOD
WHEN YOU SIN,'
"Stop Your Constant Com
plaining and Get Busy,"
He Yells at Ministers in
"SUNDAY" ACTIVITIES TODAY.
8 p. m. .Ifr. Sunday pt cached
on "Taking Our Bearings." Text:
Joshua ill, i, "Yc have not passed
this way hcictoforc."
.1 p, rn. .Titos Saxo met ' high
schoolgirls, on Shk p!oor?n,. ..
1:30 p. m. Mr, Sunday ivlll de
liver his sermon on ".IVorfci the Se
cret of Success." ' '
Yesterday afternoon 16.000
Yesterday evening 30,000
Approximate grand total at
Yesterday afternoon JJJ0.20
LUst night W58.9
GHind rofal S1S,061.91
TOMORROW AT THE
10:30 a. m. Mr. Sunday will
preach on ".In the Beginning Ood."
2 p. m.OIr. Sunday will deliver
his sermon on "The Hour Is Come."
7:30 p. n. The afternoon sermon
xolll be repeated.
"Billy" Sunday pointed hs finger at a
multitude In the tabernacle at 19th and
Vine streots this afternoon and urged
his hearers to increase their faith nnd
thank God for the many blessings that
have come to them.
It was one of his fiery sermons In which
he again chlded the church members and
clergy for going aimlessly through life
simply killing tlme-nnd then constantly
growling because they had such "a time
of It when they have never constantly
helped themselves by helping God and
taking advantage ot the wonderful oppor
tunities He has given them."
Racing back and forth across the plat
s nnimiiint. thn niilnlt until it seemed
It must ciush beneath his mighty blows
and blood must now iromnis nsi, uwi
poured his Barcasm Into the crowd, Then
again nu wcv...u .,ww -.. --. -pleaded
with the church members and
ministers W navor uiurcascu mim.
The evangelist seemed more In earnest
l.on .ha Vina nf nnv f the nrevious ser
vices, except when he was talking to tho
great audience that oevrnoweo. irom mu
tabernacle last night. AVIth perspiration
.tMnminc frnm his face, the cords of his
neck swelling out and his eyes afire,
"Billy " fought a great ngni against sin
n ha Anti i.nfll thn Audience, cheered
and applauded. Then he led them quietly
through the passages of his solemn and
serious discussion until limiir eyea nncu
with tears. ' ,
MINISTERS XOT OFFENDED.
The audience seemed not to care
whether hgjdammed It or not. The min
isters seemed to be not offended when h
admonished them for their carelessness
and lack of activity They have come
tn imriAratntiil "Hillv" fiundav. and most
of them realize that he preaches with
out rear or lerrnuung muse minga lie 1X3-
llevss are needed for the good of the
church and the salvation of mankind.
They have come to understand that he
blames the church not at all for going
back, and that his revival In Philadel
phia Is to mean a great arousing to
service ot the indolent and negligent .who
have confessed, their belief in ChriaUand
have their names on the church rolls, as
well as the conversion of all men and
women who are outside the house of
Billy made th plain in his talkvthla
afternoon. He was preaching on theTtext
"Ye Have Not Passed Tl)ls Way Here
tofore," and it was a eound plea for
sincere belief backed up by never-ceasing
faith He showed Id simple language
that no man could misunderstand that
church member and ministers who are
comnJalnliw: most are themselves to
blame, because they have shown 6y their
inactive Uv their lack of sincerity to
Coahd4 tu I'nie ITirt
WHAT ARE YOU OOINO
TO DO ABOUT ITT
The President has the potccr to
place an embargo on the exportation
If some such itcp Is not taken
there will be a scarcity of wheat
within a month or two.
The largest flour expo) ting house
In the East has sounded a public
Wheat has soared to Sl.it, the
highest price in years.
Elour is setting at tl and will
Wheat threatens to reach SI, the
price In Civil War fimet.
This mcoiis clflit-ceMt 6rcad.
Demands come fiom all parts of
the country and from all gradci of
society for action by the Vcdcral
Local business men, dealers in
flour and grain, and charity work
ers Join in the movement.
The city's poor cannot stand a
raise of even a cent a loaf tinder
Members of Congress have ex
pressed concern over the situation
and consideration is being given the
Dcttrick bill to icstrtct wheat ex
portation at the discretion ot tho
What are you going to do about
YOUNG BROKER ENDS LIFE
AFTER LOSING FORTUNE
Firm Bankrupt From Wheat Specu
lations on His Own Account.
NEW YORK, Jan. 9.-Followlng the ad
mission to tho offlclnla of tho Stock Ex
change that tho brokerago firm of Strin
ger & Co., with ofTlccs at 40 Exchange
place, was unable to meet Its obligations,
G. F. Stringer, Jr., Junior member of tho
firm, 2S years old, shot himself In his
ofnee. Ho was dead beforo clerks coyld
go to his assistance.
The failure was the first of a brokerage
concern since the Stock Exchange re
opened. The firm of Stringer & Co. was
made up of G. F. Stringer and G. F.
Stringer, Jr., nnd ws admitted to the
Exchange May 23, 1912.
Reports to the exchange Indicated that
tho firm was short some 6000 shares of
Reading nnd other securities. It was
stated tho younger Stringer had been
speculating heavily on his own account,
not only In the stock exchange, but In
tho grain market, and that his losses had
wiped out all of his father's and his
'WASHINGTON READS SECOND
TERM INTO WILSON SPEECH
President's Candidacy In 1D10 Fore
seen by Leaders of Both Parties.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 9.-Offlclals, both
Republicans nnd Democrats, today unani
mously regarded President Wilson's
speech at Indainapolls as announcement
of his candidacy for re-election. Even
anti-Administration Democrats shared
Pro-Admlnlstratlon leaders declared
that the fortunes of the party and Its In
dividual representatives were Insepar
ably linked with tho success or failure
of the President.
Administration partisans said the
single-term plank In tho Democratic Plat
form would bo brushed aside to give a
clear track to Wilson.
"I think It Is right that tho country
should Indicate its attitude by Its
choice of leader," said Representative A.
Mitchell Palmer (Democrat, Ponnsylva
nla). "I believe President Wilson will be
named again without opposition. No
body takes tho single-term plank In the
Democratic platform seriously."
"I hope that Is what tho President
meant," said Congressman Korbly, of In
diana. "It is certain the will of tho party
that he bo re-nomlnatcd, and I believe
It Is tho will of the people that he be re
elected." U. S. STEEL ORDERS
INCREASE 512,051 TONS
Unfilled Tonnage as of December'
NEW YORK, Jan. 9. The heaviest un
filled tonnage orders In many months
were reported by the United States Steel
Corporation as of December 3L
The exact total was 3,839,613 tons com
pared with 3,324,592 on November 30,
which Is an Increase of no leas than
This Is the best statement Issued by
the corporation since August and con
firms the statement recently made by
Chairman Gary that the comer In the
steel trade was turned In the last half
of November. It U now expected that
many of the plants of the corporation
will be operated nearer capacity and
higher prices for many classes of steel
products will be fixed In the near future,
possibly during the coming week. Prices
were advanced on all classes of structural
steel on January 1.
The highest tonnage ever reported was
on December 31, 1906, S,4S9,71S tons. The
lowest was on December 31. 1910. 2,674,757.
Comparisons of recent jeara follow:
1814 1913' 1013
January , 811.050 T,8,S8S B,379.T21
TeLruary 0.028, 440 7,(150,711 8.434,200
March 4.833 MS 7.MS.MU 6.104.4)11
April 4.2TT.Ob8 0,078,78! S.601.&U
May 3,1108,10) 0.324.322 S,TM,0S3
Juna , 4,ari,83T 3,607,317 B.W7 34tf
July 4.1M.5SU UtlO.JSd B.W7.070
Auiust .... 4,211,331 B.rJMSS tf.l(i3,37B
Snlmtr 3.7S7.G07 O.OOB.785 6.U1.SOT
CXtotwr . 3,401.007 4,M,737 7,304,331
November . , 3,321,562 4.3M.117 7. 832,883
December . 3.S30.043 4.2S2.108 T.U33.164
i in I. i i I
WINS SUIT FOB TWO CENTS
New York Central Ballroad Charged
Man Excess Fare.
OSSINING, N. Y.. Jan. 9Edward U
Ryder has won a suit against the New
York Central Railroad for two oents ex
cess fare he was compelled to pay the
The road also must stand the cost of
the cult, which U $6 A eouater olalm
for eight cents was put In by the road,
but was thrown out by tfco court
At Present Rate United
States Will Face Utter
Exhaustion of Supply
In Six Months.
Economists Declare Presi
dent Must Place Embargo
on Shipments Congress
men Stirred Speculators
If the resources of the United States
fn grain nnd breadstufts are to be con
served and this country saved from an
actual wheat famine, the Federal Gov
ernment must heed tho demands for ac
tion that now are coming from the four
corners of tho country and place an em
bargo upon the further exportation of
flour and wheat, excepting that not actu
ally needed to suply needs and keep the
prlco of bread to G cents a loaf.
This Is the opinion, expressed today,
of authorities in mnny walks of life who
come In dally touch with tho poor and
unemployed and who say that a penny
a loaf more for bread, will work a hard
ship that tho poqj- of the cities are In no
situation to meet.
Since tho truth concerning the enor
mous shipments has become known
through disclosures mado by the great
exporters, whose patriotism and Bense of
duty forbade them to keep the public In
Ignorance, persons In nil' grades of so
ciety nnd departments of business, be
sides economists and charity workers,
have become Interested in the subject of
a Federal embargo and commend It The
labor unions, which know much about
actual conditions, are considering the
question Beriously, and In the near future
It Is expected they will call attention of
the situation to the heads of the Federal
Government and ask for prompt nnd de
Students of economy In the colleges are
giving special attention to tho subject
and hgree In many Instances that the
excessive shipments of flour and grain
cannot be allowed to continue A move
ment is on foot to have the subject dis
cussed for the-benefit of the students, so
that they may aid their parents In minim
izing tho waste of food and resources In
DECLARES EMBARGO IS VfTAI.
Tdday" Inquiries were mado nmorig-char-Jty
workers ns to the effect of higher,
bread -prices, and in oach 'Instance the
demand for an embargo was commanded.
T. M. Little,. head of the Bureau" for -Organizing
"Only by a national embargo the threat
ened catastrophe can be averted. There
Is absolutely no hope ot co-operative
efforts among the exporters to prevent It,
Those engaged in the growing and dis
tribution of grain cannot be expected to
forego their profits to preserve the na
"The time surely will come when this
step must be taken, but I will not venturo
to say that It has come now. It Is a
good thing to discuss this subject at this
time and I believe the crisis which now
seems so near. In the end will prove to
be a blessing In disguise. It doubtless
will teach our people that the jiow are)
wasteful and show them where to econ
omize and conserve our resources.
U. S. A PRODIGAL NATION. t
"We are a joung, rich and prodigal
people and have never been faced with
condition that have necessitated intense
conservation. We need the lesson. We
need tho pinch of hungor to make tho
lesson sink home. I think national at
tention should be directed to this subject
and now Is the time to do it
"We bught to learn now to make great
er use of other grains than wheat, we
should use rye, oats-and com, above all
corn, which Is better food than wheat.
The American working man's wife really
does not learn to cook. She has no Ideas
of economy, nor of the health-giving and
endurance-creating qualities contained In
the various grains. Instructions In these
things should be a matter of national
George Long, head of the Inasmuch
Mission, placed himself on record today
as Intensely In favor of a national em
bargo. He said;
"This Is a splendid thought and a neces
sary one. The poor ot this city could not
meet an Increase of even one cent In the
cost of bread without a pinch and a cor
responding amoun( of suffering. The
average worklngnjan's family of five live
by actual schedule and has Its salary
laid out and counted by the penny. So
many cents are allowed, for reread, so
many for meat and so many for this and
that article. Such a family eats about
two loaves o?"bread a day; J4 loaves a
week, at 6 cents, costs 70 cents. A rtw
In bread to the price of 6 cents means 14
cents pared off some other Item. If such
a family gets behind one week, there )s
po telling how long it will taek them to.
get back to schedule again.
EIGHT-CENT BREAD IMPOSSIBLE.
'Eight-cent bread, and I have heard
the staple may go up that high unless
the grain and flour supplies are con-
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