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Nippon Mam, Feb. 27
For N. F.:
Khinyo Maru, Mar
Makura. Feb. 26.
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Hawaiian Star. Vol. XX, No', zm. 12 PA , v TOICR FIVE CENTS.
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S FOR WOMEN
Senate Rcsolut:on Asks for a
Plebiscite on the :
puts DECisiorTup TO
House Tables Kupihea's Bill
Granting Equal Rights
i to Women
The women of Hawaii are not going
to leap at once into the full posses
Kion of the light to cast their ballot
with their husbands, sons and broth
ors. That is the effect of the action
taken by the territorial senate at this
morning's session. But this does not
mean . that alT hope must be abandon
ed by the advocatcsof votes for. wo
men. The whole matter was shpved
onto the broad shoulders of the na
.. tional congress by a resolution pre
sented by the chairman of the judici
cry committee." The resolution given
below calls upon congress to permit
the homing of a plebiscite, at which
the people of the territory will have
. an opportunity to decide for them
Helves what they wish, equal suffrage
or manhood suffrage. The commit
tee's resolution met with the approval
' of the senate and was adopted.
Another resolution. Introduced by
Senator ChiUingworth directs the
health committee of the senate to pro
ceed at once with plans for the regu
lar visit of the' solons to the Leper
settlement on Molokai Island, instead
of waiting until the end of the ses
sions' work before making the trip.
Senator ChiWngworth, ' speaking for
ills resolution pointed out . that his
plan wouiu give the eolons an oppor
tunity to act at ence upon the con
ditions found there which might need
change. .V; ...'''
The session lasted but three-quar
ters of an hour, but was packed full
of results 'Senator Brown ; was the
only. oner not in his , seat during tie
morning. '.. A ... .
When the senators reached their
Beats this morning they found printed
copies of .senate bills numbers 19, 22,
22. 34 and 37 on their desks: No 22
is the re apportionment bill, likely to
raise much trouble in. legislative halle
this' session. No. 32 Is the act repeal
ing the so-called peonage law or the
last session. No. 34 is the bill in
troduced by Senator Baker dealing
with rape and carnal abuse of femaic
children. No. 37 Is the act permittiu.:
the acceptance of the gift of KaiulaL:
Park, by the late Archibald Sco::
Cleghorn, and No., 19 Is the act con
ferring additional powers to corpora
tions in the territory.
Senator Judd presented petitions
from the Hawaiian Humane society
and the Free Kindergarten and child
ren's aid association asking for provi
sion for the. case-of young Indigent
children, and pointing out the need
cf a" detention home, where cniiareu
inay be kept pending the finding of
lermanent homes. The petition astcs
Tor 560,000 for the erection of such a
home. The petitioners were rererrec
to the educational committee on mo
tion of Senator Rice. . The feeling m
the senate 6eemed to be that the es
tablishment of such a home property
Is the duty of the counties, and taa
it is out of the Jurisdiction of the
The! printing committee reported
the printing of the bills mentioned
above. The bills passed second read
ing by title. They went to the fol
No. 19, Judiciary committee; No. 22,
referred to committee of the wno:e
on motion or enaior jucei
judiciary committee; No. 34. judiciary
committee; No. 37, public lands committee.'-
Senator Judd presented a report of
the judiciary committee, which Is an
unanimous report although s'gned xy
but four .-of the five members, senator
Brown concurring. The reports ro:-
"Your (judiciary committee, to
whom was referred senate concurrent
resolution No. 3. requesting the con
gress of the United States to amend
section 60 of the organic act so as to
extend the elective franchise to wo
men, begs eave to report as follows:
"Tour committee, after full consider
ation and discussion of this resolu
tion. Is of the opinion that the present
resolution requesting congress to en
act such; legislation, should not be
passed at the present time, but is un
animously of. the opinion that this
matter should be referred to a vote
of the people to ascertain their will
In, the matter. Your committee there
fore has prepared a substitute resolu
tion requesting the congress of the
United States to, refer the matter of
' a a a. it a a x a a a
UIIN Passed Third Heading
II. B. No, 1 An act appropriat
ing $26,000 for the current ex
penses of the lower house.
Fitted .Second Keadln?
S. B. No. 19 An act to confer
' additional powers uiwn corpora
" tions.J Brown. Referred to Judi
R clary committee.
S. B. No-. 22 An act to reappor
tion the membership of the
bouse and . senate. ' Senator
Brown. Referred to the commit
tee of the whole.
S.. B, No. 32 An act to repeal
act 69 of the laws relating to in
ducing servants or laborers to
leave their employment. Coke.
Referred to. the judiciary commit-
S. B. No. 34 An act to amend
" section 2928 and section 2931 of
the revised laws of Hawaii, as
amended by the session laws of
1909. -Senator Baker. Referred
to the judiciary committee.
S. B. No. 37 An act to accept
the gift of Kaiulani park from the
late Archibald ' Scott Clegliorn.
Senator lauuea. Referred to the
ccmmlttcs ou public lands.
Bills Kiisscd First Itcadhi?
BE PROBED BY
HERE IN SIX
That the affairs of the department
of public works is to receive a thor
ough probing at the hands of the Ter
ritorial lawmaking body was made
certain yesterday afternoon on the an-
(ointment of a sub-committee of th; C. 11. Taylor, the supervisia
commnteee on i)uiiiic lands and ln-
S. B. No. 43 An act to amend
k section 22S6, chapter 149, revised
8 laws, relating to the appointment .?
of guardians for minors. Coke.
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Pi-esented by judiciary commit-
tee. substitute. Asking Congress
to permit the calling of a plebis-
.cite on the question of woman &
cuffrage. Adopted. 1 v M
Presented by Senator Chilling-
worth, directing the clerk to pre-
pare a compilation of the senate
Journal and making provision Xor
the parment of. the work.1 To ac- K
counts committee. ;: a
a Presented by Senator Chilling-
worth, direGtlsg-the-clerlt to ad- X
vertise for sealed tenders for
printing, binding and publishing a
the senate journal. Adopted.
Presented by Senator ChilMng
worth, directing the senate health
committee to 'make Immediate ar
rangements for a .visit to the lep
er settlement on Molokai island
by the solous, Instead of waiting
until the end of the session as
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From Secretary E. A. Mott
Smlth, dealing with the question
of printing, binding and publish
ing the session laws of 1913.:
..'Within'. six months, it l. now tie! in
itely expected, the big Maitoni wire
less itation on ; this island will be
tieted and ready for transDacific
j H'ss engineer lor me American Mar-
turn luiuauj- , aiincu ' liuiu t:w
York in the Honolulan yesterday; Met
tnis morning by a Star-Lalletin re
porter, in company with N. il. Slaugh-tf-r,
constructing wireless - engineer.
. end J. A. Balch, superintendent of
j ihe wireless department. of the Mutual
j Telephone Couipany, Mr. Taylor
; stated that hi errand heie was tc
' siart he construction work n the AIap
coni . station. I
s'oi.ie Pitle details in onn.ctioii
with securing the site will be com
i eM wi'hin.a day or two," ittitl Mr
Taylor, and thn the work or con
struction will be taken up without
dojay. The erection of the station
Viftl take about six months.
"It Is the intention to es ablish a
commercial system of wirelcrs . tcle
praphy between Shore and San Francisco-After
years of experimenting
the initial difficulties of transrulsslon
hjve been largely 'eliminated, and
t:ustworthy div and night service. I.
assured. The plant will be iuplict
to that In cas3 one part shonld faii
at any time the other patr can be
KeproVontalive Evan in SHva
I in mediately switched Into action
i Th!s station will be worked li
on junction with- the station on thp
Atlantic const, which is shortly to be
erected, giving transatlantic comm-.i-
j ideation to patrqns here by, way of
the transcontinental telegraph lines.
of Hawaii, chairman of the important No preference wll be given to any
subcommittee on public lands and in-'- particular line lor transcontinental
ternal improvements.; j Ludness.- ; : v -
, ; . . 1 . - ; - - "Yes, it Is Intended to extend the
ternal improvements. Captain Evan Marconi system 'to the Orient front
detiils have yet been
man Huddy to serve ao ehalrman of
the sub-committee, announces that he
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SURE FOR CABINET
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Uncle Sam's Troops Continue to Rush Southward but Merely
; as a Test of the Recent Reorganization of the Forces, De
clares Secretary of War Stimson Conditions in Southern
Republic Reported as Quiet, with Huerta in Full Control
of Situation " . ; i
ANTI-HUERTA REVOLTS THREATEN NORTHERN MEXICO
' Ibpt-viul 8tar-Bullttn CaWj '
DOUGLAS, Ariz., Feb. 26. Tht loyal followers of Madero art reported
to have captured Fronterat, near the northwest border lin of Mexico. Four
federals were killed and fourteen wounded. Already revolts ag&'nst the Hu
erta regime threaten northern Maxico.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28. Deipite tho fact that reports from Mexico
City report tho situation there and elvewhere through the republic as c, jiet,
the mobilization of the American forces at Galveston is being continues 3
speedily as possible, under orders from the-War Department. ; The crliij
in the affairs of Mexico Is believed to have, passed for the timo beln;, at
all events, aid, according to a statement issued this morning by Secretary
of War Stimson, tho gathering of Uncle Sam's troops on tho border Is mere
ly to test the recent re-organization scheme of tho army, and hot with any
ulterior motive. ... , '..'. - '.
Senate Votes One Battleshio
.'.:. Associated rress Cal-let:
J WASHINGTON, Feb. 25. it was a buy day in the United 'States sen
ate., The upper' house passed an amended labor department bill, tr:
changes in which will necessitate a conference with the committee of t:-:
houseand then settled down to a discussion of the naval program. Aft:r
much discussion the body decided upon the one battleship Idea and so vet:-.
Above William Jennings . Bryan,
DISORDER MARKS PASSAGE OF BIG NAVY BILL IN H0US7.
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WASHINGTON, D. C- Feb. 26-0 isorder marked the pasiaae of tw2
ald to e slated for secrefctrj of tatd nva' aPProprJatiort bill i in the .house this afternoon. The vote, was 174 to
p.nd' his - confreres are preparirg to
employ an attoniey a3 legal counsel,
lsoa special : stenographer. ;
H?'tateJ that preparatkmv are -ii
vcrked out for that link in the chain.
so that.it is Impossible to say where
e, nearest station west in tha Pa
ciflc will bp. S . : : - :
MThe Atlantic" system hns b-?en
greaUl 1 Unprov:e4itice' tt ituusnrax
nrosrrPRo to malre 'nHprifftf v nnd vw v I tion some years Ago. -. Where formerly
detailed Investigation of the dei--- 15 words a minute were transmitted,
rent's administration under former j f words a minute each way are no
Simerintendent ilarston famnheil: handled without difficulty. It Is a
ar.& Intimatec that the committee ray duplex system
A'fom the Hawaiian Humane So-V
tnety, asking that. $G0,000 be an- H
" iirouriated for a detention home
for young children. Educational A
"committee. fc " s:
t From Free Kindergarten and
( .Children's Aid Association. Same.
To same. ' - r " : .""S'
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Rtgal Motor Cars
; .H. E. HENDR1CK, LTD.
Merchant &. Alakea, Phone 2648
Woman suffrage elicited the first
real burst of oratory; In the lower
house this morning, when the Judici
ary committee, of which Reprcsenca
tive Sheldon to chairman; reported adversely-
on house bill; 15, introduced
by Kupihea and recommended it be
tabled. , ,
Kawewchl, the lone Home Ruler,
Kanlho and several others arose ;j
the measure's defense, aiding its par
ent, Kupihea, who urged that it oe re
ferred back to ', the committee, where
he would assist in amending it to
remedy the defects which the comm::
tee declared made it both Impossible
and impassable. V : !
The report set forth at some length
the argument that the woman suffrage
bill conflicted with several sections of
the Organic Act, In which the qualifi
cations of voters in the territory are
Jumping to his feet as soon as the
cierk had finished reading the report,
Kupihea made his motion. He de
clared the time is not far distant
when Orientals will control Hawaii s
government by reason of the heavy
Japanese vote, and argued that one
way of delaying this situation .will be
by Increasing the Hawaiian and white
vote. The most practicable way to
do this, he said, is by enfranchising
Kawewehl, though arguing eloquent-
even send to the 'oast for. some v't
r.es'ses and evidence reqvlsits to tue
inquiry. ; ;;- ' r .,-
'. The other two members of the sub-
nmmitt nr Arrhit Robprtson an.l
J K. Lota. The inquiry will begin ( gestion that' it would be
nisr as soon as me iunner . nreiimn-: jijuic . iu
the same as the sta
tion here is going to be." -', : .: -
fked regarding the power of the
Oahu station. Mr. Taylor, was nnly
inj; In electrical terms, when 51 r.
Slaughter Interposed with the sug-
nubile tt say
rv Hetll8 mn ho flrraneed; Thi m ; that it was.- XO be a ouu norsepoww-r
in pursuance of a resolution recently i fetation. .
rdopted by the lower home, empow- Mr. Slaughter, who has been her?
erlng the public lands and Internal for some time, will have charge of th
improvements committee to summon construction of the station, ajlescrln
tdl witnesses and cill fo: any docii- i tion of he dimensions of which a p
raents in the public lands, publi: peared In this papar several weeks
v.orks or oth?r departments that mav ago.
le desired to make its work thorou;i 1 Mr. Taylor said that the Marconi
pi: il comprehensive, ' i v contract for a military wireless svs-
Below Joxephux Daniels, of orth
Carolina, who may be secretary of the
nary. : .' '. .
This bill carries tho stupendous, appropriation of ,$1tt,CC0,CCO. '
SENATE HOLDS UP BIG LOAN
L TOURIST A1:
VICTIM OF OVW
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Miss Margaret Harriman Tak
en to Hospital After Alleged
Attempt at Suicide-
i Virtually all contracts entered into ,
by the public works department dur
ing the recent administration will b1?
fiamined. It is likely also th-t the ,
committee will visit the various im-
jrovement projects entered upon or
frished during the period in ques
tion, and this may require severa! i lelease of the government from
junketing trips to the other islands, contract
tm covering tn urnisn empire,
which was the subject of, a warm de
bate in the horn of commons some
months ago. Is still in the hands
itrliamentan' commi'tee of Inquiry.
The Marconi company refuses to
aree to any proposition Involving tha
.Miss Margaret Harrlman of Seattle,
Wash., recently arrived in1 Honolulu
as a tourist visitor, was taken to
i4'ucen's hospital in tie police ambu
lance at 4:45 o'clock this morning,
suffering from a bullet-wound in the
left breast above the heart, sai'J to
have baen self-inflicted. ,
. According to what can be learned
it police headquarters. Miss Harrl
man attempted suicide early this
'.''."v':' Sprclal Ptar-BullHIn CibIJ ;
WASHINGTON, D. Feb. 26 The senate treaty committee today an
nounced, through its chairman, that has decided to hold up the three r..l-
ion dollar payment to Nicaragua until tho next aetslon, when tho matt:"
will bo submitted to tho incoming administration, ;; ; -.:'' v
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: NEW YORK, Feb. 26.Doetor Friedmann, of Berlin, reached this city
this. morning with his antituberculosis vaccinea teat of which ha prc;:t:j
to make before goyemmen: exper.s. : ' : 1
Mrs. Pankhurst Committed
- . , lAsaoctated Press CahleJ ' ; fr
i EPSOM, Eng., Feb. 26. wrs. wmmellne Pankhurst, tho leader of tho
militant suffragettes of Great Britain, was this morning committed for trial
on a charge of inciting to riot and causing damage. The trial will be with
in a few days. - ' -. - :'" -.. t
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TO LEAVE SOON
The Hawaiian Department will have
a new chief snrceon next June. War
Department orders have just reached
department headquarters, for I-ieut.-Col.
Henry h. liaymond, ilow chief sur
geon, to proceed to San Francisco cn
the June transport, and report by tele
graph to the secretary or war for fur
ther orders. Co'onel Raymond came
here four; months ago. and has been
the ranking medical otTicer since that
time. It is not. known who the new
chief surgeon is to be.
-There will Le aotner change in the
medical corp r.oxt June, for Major J.
M. Kennooy. for three. years past in
command of t drpartment hospital
at Fort SUaftr. vvi!! end his tour of
duty here about tbat time. His relief
is to be Major F. P. Reynolds, who
stands at the ton of the list of majors
of the medical corps at the present
time. There is a chance that he will
get his lientcnant-colcnelcy before he
takes station hpre. Major Reynolds
has been at Fort Monroe. Va., for the
past four years.
Signal Officer Coining.
The war. department order for army
reorganization, which went into effect
Feb. 15, reached headquarters yester
The only information not already
known here which it contains is that a
regularly detailed signal corps officer
will be sent here in the near future.
The staff position of chief signal offi
cer and chief ordnance Officer is now
being held bv the officer holding those
.positions 'in the .'.'artillery district of
Oahn, Captain J. S. Johnston. It is
likely that an officer of the ordnance
department will come to Hawaii as
DECLINE IN THREE
SUGAR STOCKS TODAY
Pineapple is the most active stock
in today's sales list of the exchange.
It stands at 46.50 for 87 shares re
ported and 175 in four lots on the
board. , Brewery shows a recovery of
three-eights in sales of 40 and 10
6hares reported. Of six sugar stocks,
three ; have declined. A sal-e of 91
shares Onomea is reported at a drop
of one-quarter point to 32. Hawaiian
Sugar was 'sloughed off one and one
half points to ,34.75 for 75 shares in
recess. Olaa loses another eighth in
m r r - . o
a Doaru sale oi iuu snares ai .8i.
Oahu is unchanged at 20.25 for 70
shares reported, while on the board
McBryde holds 4 for shares and
Ewa 25.75 for 5 shares. Olaa sixes
fell off 5.50 to 87.50 for $1000.
BII5S FOK HESEKVOIK BULDIMi.
The following bids for a keeper's
Cottage and stable at the Makiki res
ervoir were opened at noon today in
the office of the superintendent of
Henry H. K. Defries. $3529; Thos.
Ti. Andrews. $3700; H. F. Bertelmann.
$4844; H. Fernandez. $5200; Freitas &
Fernandez. $3974. The contract was
not awarded, action being suspended
ADJHIML VISITS DRVIIOCK SITE
Admiral Cowles made a trip to
Pearl Harbor this morning, and in
spected the wrecked rydock, in com
pany with Civil Engineer Gayler. It
is said that late reports of the divers
are not so encouraging as those
brought up by the submarine explor
ers immediately after the accident, and
that indications of mud pockets in the
bottom may open up more problems
of construction for the enginf ers to
chief ordnance olticer of the Hawaiian
SJinaiLEK PLEADS (J IT LTV.
Deciding at the last minute to throw
himself upon the leniency of the court,
Leong Hing. charged with smuggling
opium, chang his plea from not guil
ty to guilty in the U. S. district court
this .morning. He was sentenced to
twenty days' imprisonment and costs.
Hing smuggled the opium into Kauai
in a candy box a couole of months
ago. He alleged that in endeavoring
to separate two brothers who were
fighting he had sustained four or five
broken ribs, and that he needed the
opium to soothe his pains.
The Iord-Voung Engineering Com
pany have started work casting piles
for, the Waikana street wharf. 'The
wharf is to be a concrete structure
with a wooden top,. and the contract
for Us construction was awarded upon
a bid of $6890. ; ,
Maria Garcia was granted a di'orce
from Jose Garcia on grounds of non
support before Judge Whitney this
that of a minor nature only. The few persons Injured suffered but slightly.
, Havana Welcomes Castro
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HAVANA, Cuba, Feb. 26 Castro, storm bird,' and former' dictator of
Venezuela, reached Havana this morning in one of the Ward line boats.
Ho was greeted at the Machina wnarf by a tremendous crowd of Cubans
and Central Americans, who cheered him frantically as he left the launch and
entered an 'automobile. Castro refused to be interviewed."
. fA-wocUtM Wmw Cable J
WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Feb 26. An earthquake,' the worst felt
h tnr minv vmn. ihank tne entire district this mornina. Altliouatt the
morning, and that she was the victim.. temblor caused much alarm it did but comparatively little - damaae, and
mental depression Is lauicated by
the report, which t not yet. entirely
confirmed, that she received a letter
cn the Honolulan yesterday ; contain
ing bad news. The letter, Jt is be
lieved, was from relatives or frienus
at her home. V- '"":
Mis3 Harrlman was reported at th
hospital this morning as being already
cn a fair way to recovery, the bullet.
which was from a 32-caliber revolver,
having made only a comparatlyely
slight wound. ' ; ." : ;.:
Miss Harriman. who I; a joun?
woman apparently of good family and
refinement, has b sen stopping at tn
Shady Nook. 1043 Beretanln street,
tut little is known of her there, a.
t-he had been at the hoardins hou3
but a-short time. The police t'link
there Is a iwossibility that financial
worry may ; have been the - cause of
the act. Those who knew 'hir said
today that last night she had ap
peared for a short time at a dance
given for guests of the boarding
bouse, and did not at that time' seem
to he depretsed. Later, sh6 retired
to her room, It. is said, ind ; there
turned the revolver upon he; se if. Th
noise of the shot alarmed lodgers and
the police and hospital authorities
were summoned. .
Lurline Tossed In Gale
; :: , . Special SUr-lJuJlcUn CablcJ .' '
I SAN FRANCISCO, CU Feb. 26. -The Matson liner Lurline, which ar
rived here this morning from Honolulu, was tossed about like a cork and'
battered in the heavy seas in a terrific gale that swept the pacific. The
wind is reported to have risen at times to one hundred miles an hour. The
Lu Mine's damages are reported to be minor ones only, byt some of tho pas
sengers had an unusual taste of seasickness. ,' j
LOCAL AND GENERAL
There was no change made from
last vear in the officers and directors
of Ewa Plantation Company elected at
the annual meeting today. This is the
list: E. D. Tenney, president;. C. H.
Cooke, vice president; ; T. H. Petrie,
secretary; C. H. Atherton, treasurer;
J. J. Carden. (, P. Castle and F. C.
Atherton. directors; T. Richard Rob
inson, udltor; George F. Renton, man
G. F. Madsen and Irwin Berg, the
two members of the Korea's crew ar
rested Monday for opinm) smuggling,
waived preliminary hearing before U.
S. Commissioner. Davis in the V. S.
district court this morning and were
bound over to the grand jury. Their
bond has been fixed at $1000.
Emma M. Nakuina was appointed
administratrix of the estate of Moses
K. Nakuina in Judge Whitney's court
this morning. Bond was given in the
amount of $150.
Mary Souza was appointed guardian
of -Mabel. Anton and Belle Souza by
action of Judge Whitney this morning.
The bond was fixed at $750. '
A prisoner in Oahu prison is author,
under a nom de plume, of a song en
titled. "In Dear Old Honolulu Far
Away," set to music by Bandmaster
Berger and published here.
BIOS FOR ROADWORK
Bids for five sections of the Kolaha
I'auwela homeatead road were opened
Uxlay at twelve o'clock in the office
of the superintendent of public works.
The following bids were, received: P.
Aheong. on sections 1, 23, 4, $, $780,
$1380. $1024, $9300 and $766, C. C.
James bid $495 and $995 on sections
1 and 2 respectively, and offered to
do the two together for $1340. The
contract was not awarded. -
DR. I. J. SHEPHERD, who for .the
past two years has been a member of
tbe board of health, expressed ii3 in
tention this morning of severing bis
connection with the board and retiring
to private practice. His resignation
takes effect March 1.
M 1 LTON, McRA E, of the Scripps-Mc-Rae
company; a well-known new- "
gathering agency c-n the mainland, ar
rived In Honolulu yesterday en route
: on another of his many tours around,
the world in the. interest of his con
cern. The company of which be is a
member has become conspicuous
through its Correspondence work dur
ing the war in Cuba and SpaUu ;
A girl seldom scores a hit If she
throws herself at a man's head.
Some men like to talk because it re
quires no previous thought" y