Elements of Debating eBook

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“For an Adequate Navy in the United States,” Scientific American, CV, 512 (December 9, 1911).

“Humble Opinions of a Flat-Foot; Frank Criticism and Intimate Picture of Our Navy, by a Blue-Jacketed Gob,” Collier’s L, 14-15; P., XIX, 22-23 (December 7, 1912).

“Importance of the Command of the Sea,” Scientific American, CV, 512 (December 9, 1911).

“The United States Fleet and Its Readiness for Service,” Scientific American, CV, 514 (December 9, 1911).

“Battle-ship Fleet in Each Ocean,” Scientific American, CII, 354 (April 30, 1910).

“Naval Madness,” Independent, LXVIII, 489 (March 3, 1910).

“Our Naval Waste,” Nation, XCI, 158 (August 25, 1910).

“Our Navy As a National Insurance,” Scientific American, CII, 414 (May 21, 1910).

“American Naval Policy,” Forum, XLV, 529 (May, 1911).

“If We Had to Fight,” Cottier’s, XLVIII, 18 (November 18 1911).

“Panama Canal and the Sea Power in the Pacific,” Century, LXXXII, 240 (January, 1911).



  I. Other methods of dealing with the liquor problem have failed.

  II.  Local option is consistent with American ideas of government.

  III.  Local option is a proved success.


  I. Local option is undesirable in theory.

  II.  Local option has not succeeded where tried.

  III.  There is a better method of dealing with this problem.


“Local Option; A Study of Massachusetts,” Atlantic, XC, 433-40.

“Principle of Local Option,” Independent, LIII, 3032-33 (December 19, 1901).

“When Prohibition Fails and Why,” Outlook, CI, 639-43 (July 20, 1912).

“To Dam the Interstate Flow of Drink,” Literary Digest, XLIV, 106-7 (January 20, 1912).

“Psychology of Drink,” American Journal of Sociology, XVIII, 21-32 (July, 1912).

“World-Wide Fight against Alcohol,” Review of Reviews, XLV, 374.

“Drink and the Joy of Life,” Westminster, CLXXVI, 620-24 (December, 1911).

“Drink Traffic,” Missionary Review, XXXII, 337-39 (May, 1909).

“Efforts to Promote Temperance since 1883,” in L. B. Paton, Recent Christian Progress, 446-71.

“Fight against Alcohol,” Cosmopolitan, XLIV, 492-96, 549-54 (April, May, 1908); Harper’s Weekly, LII, 6-7 (April 25, 1908).

“Foreign Anti-Liquor Movements,” Nation, LXXXVI, 230 (March 12, 1908).

“March of Temperance,” Arena, XL, 325-30 (October, 1908).

“Social Conditions and the Liquor Problem,” Arena, XXVI, 275-77 (September, 1006).

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