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In THF TRIBUNE v?i:h ah?i.lute aafrty?for
if diaaatlnfaction result* in any case THE
TKIBl'NF guarantees to pay your money
hark npon r^iient. \o red tape, no quib?
bling. We make good promptly If the ad?
vertiser doe* not.
When Albany Probes the City.
Mayor Mitchel's pica that the legis
lative committee directed to investigate
New York City's finances organizo at
once, perform its work and report in time
to permit Governor Whitman to save the
metropolis from s $1 1,000,000 ?share of an
outraerous direct tax will hardly he
granted. It i? unlikely' that the Mayor
has ary expectation that it will ho. The
legislative policy patently is to make New
York City pay for local pap upstate, and
to give no heed to the representatives of
the unlucky taxpayers hero who want to
enter a protest. Under the circum-j
stances, official action which might con?
ceivably discloss the Injustice of the Al?
bany policy before it has been fully car?
ried out is not to be thought of.
When this legislativo investigation
comes the city has only one desire?that
it ho thorough and Impartial, Other city
administrations mishit have had causo
for worry over such a probin?*. This one
has none. That is not to say that, it has
been a perfect administration, without
mistakes or shortcomings. It has been
quite human enough to have it? share of
both. But it has l?een honest and it has
Its budget this year was smaller, in
appropriations for departments under
the Mayor, ' ontroller and Boroneh Pres?
idents, than the preceding budget There
was no "pork." Operating expenses of
the municipal government, save those im
by ?Statute and the interest on out?
standing debt'-, are at rock bottom or are
rapidly being put there. Moreover,
through the n.: the ""pay-as-JOU
go" idea ?of financing non-self-supporting
future improvements the debt-carrying
costs will le . ned in the
long run, and the city's finances will be
on a sounder basis than ever before.
All this a fair investigation must dis?
close. Likewise it must reveal the re?
sponsibility of Albany for heavy fixed
expenses of city and county government
which do not come under the pruning
power of the Board of Estimate. Also it
must show that th<* taxpayers of New
York have th? present Legislature tct
thank for a 17.5 point raise in next year's
tax ra*i- ern? r Whitman has
the courage to veto the direct tax bill.
If such find '. such findings
thero must be, if the committee does its
work thoroughly and honestly?bring
about a different attitude on the part of
future legislatures toward this city, New
York will have no <? 'ret the in?
vestigation. If th?' inquiry resulta in
placing in the hand : nthorl
tiev complete i ? xpenditurea paid
for out of the city's tax levy a power
this Lsgi lal I to ?grant?it
will have ? t to US here.
If it show? c enough to im
press Al iniquity of extracting
1 huge din ?? ' payments from New
' Yorkers ? ??-> improvements,
this.city will l?e th gaii er.
Butifth? lion turns out to be a
mer?' a political
attempt to diver! the very real issue
winch the cii now has against the state
authorities on this ?subject of taxation,
the lawmakers w< pot have
undertake :. it ' I ladequately represented,
unjustly taxed. New Yorkers still have
votes, and they are amply able to use
The Wage Earner's Dollar.
Professor Irving Fisher, of Yule, has
come to the * wags earner
with th, *:.':'? ,ti?>n that the dollar be
standardized ? ? m It, not of coin weight
but of value. So long as gold remains the
standard and its volume increases his
suggestion li one wl ich the wage earner
may entertain with hope ami pleasure.
But once let the production of gold fall
off and its exchange vs ass ami
then it will 1 ??* the turn of the wage payer
to bless the professor.
Prof, _er has pointed out that
in the la<-t eighteen years the man of ?fixed
income, whether from wages or bonds, has
lost n third of hil former purchasing
power, duo to the general increase
of prices, the familiar "high cost of
living." which of cour e is simply an?
other name for the reduced value of gold.
To save him from further loss the econo?
mist would have the amount of gold in
the dollar increased to offset its growing
cheapne.?.s, so that the dollar might con?
tinue to p iams potency. The
idea is highly ingenious, ntrary
to the popular notion once fervently fath?
ered by Mr. Bryan. SI money cheapens it
is the poor man, net the rich, who suffers.
That is, wages never riss fyurt enough
or far enough to 1 vith rising
prices, while profita feel their stimulus
But it is also true that when prices fall.
when gold becomes dearer, wages do not
fall as fast <?r as far, th?)ugh profits take
the tumble without hesitation. The
money of 1
therefore, ?ill I _J bim more under tho*??,,
conditions, unless, of ?rourse, In accord?
ance with Professor Fisher's plan, the
dollar is made a unit of value and the
amount of gold In it reduced to offset the
greater Fcnrelty of the metal.
Now, the amount of gold in this world
Is limited. 8ome time or other Its pro?
duction must dwindle. Whether the wngo
earner and bondholder would profit In the
long run from the adoption of Professor
Fisher's suggestion depends on the prox?
imity of this period of diminishing re?
turns. It might conceivably he not very
Water on Both Shoulders.
Considering the disregard for "the la?
bor" vote which the majority nt .Albany
displayed in manhandling ?the worlunen'a
compensation lnw and the Labor Depart?
ment, its tenderness in refusing to repeal
the full crew law seems like straining at a
gnat and swallowing a camel. The com?
promise bill, which would have enabled the
Public Service Commission to determine
the necessity for extra men in train crews,
?as stipulated by that law, was not ade?
quate. Nevertheless, it would have
better than the existing statute. It at
least afforded opportunity for an inquiry
into tho situation which does not now ex?
Having refused to adopt even this meas?
ure, the Legislature placed itself in the
position of offending "labor" under cir?
cumstances where the arg labor
advocates coincided with the- great body ? I
independent erested public senti?
ment and of backing up "labor" where the
labor advocates had a weak, if not wholly
meritless, case. Such a course may be
?rood politics and Rood lawinaking, bul it
does not f-ecm like either. An efTcrt to
carry waler on both shouldei i
easy and seldom successful.
The War Makers.
In one quality at leant Professor Ed?
mund von Mach surpasses his distin?
guished rival Dr. I?ernburg in richness
and exuberanco of imagination. He has
not only satisfied himself that the war
was brought about by England's
mischief maker, Sir Edward (?rev, but i
persuaded that sfanple-tninded France and
ill-fated Russin are of his own mind and
that "their hntred of the British in?
creases every day."
On Saturday night his enthusiasm car?
ried him even further, when he confided
to his audience that Britain itself eras
turning against the arch-conspirator;
that recent "English estimate " were al?
together in accord with his own; nay, that
.-"ine sober thinkers in that country wire
of opinion that the government "ought to
try him for treason and send him to the
That the professor would regard this
course as entirely reasonable may well be
.i!; the mischief is, however, that
tho punishment, if carried out by Eng
arould but avenge England's wrongs.
New, what grieves him is, as he exp
not merely that the Foreign Secretary
has "betrayed his own country," but that
be actually "lured Russia" into the perni?
cious enterprise of which the ?
'jtiences arc now apparent.
,\11 of which is very enlightening, but
grievously inconsistent with the opinion
of Professor von Much'"* imperial master,
who in August last delivered thrt
11? rr Ballin the following message
Rritish consumption: "It must be tal
again: Russia alone forces the war upon
Europe, Russia alone must carrj
full weight of responsibility." G
Rritain, by the way, had not declared war
when this notable utterai
Let us therefore be i
may yet be found that some country nol
hitherto engaged is responsible for the
luring of Sir Edward Gi ?
It is amazing to what lengths some of
the hyphenated ne? papers in thi
try are willing to go in order to foment
a spirit of anti-Americani m among the
alien elemenl i which have s< I tied hei
lay, for example, the "New Ni ?
Herold" printed an editorial whoso chief
purpose was apparently to demon: trate- the
importance of united political action on the|
part of German-Americans, 'i he Gei
American youth, it raid, ought to : ?
stnicted as to the practical value of
darity, since in that way only could the
German element here maintain its position
against the English-Ameri t, de?
fend its own rights, and prevent discrim?
inations directed against it.
To drive this advice borne the nrt;cb>
charged that discriminations are row
made against naturalized citizens which
have no wai rant n tl
expatriation law was menti ?ne of
since it puts a limitation (1
very wise one, at that) on the liberty of
an alien naturalized here to return for an
i..?it-unite residence in the land of his birth
or former allegiance. The disinclii
i'f the government (also ful d) to
send naturalized citizens as diplomat
consular officers t<? the countries of their
birth was also criticised.
But the limit of vicious antl-Amrrican
i?' reached in the statement that no
naturalized citizen can become a Federal
irding to our i
er judicial qualification
and however pure ai . char?
acter may be. Moreover, a i
"llerold's" critic, "in the government of
fices In Washington one finds almost no
naturalized Americans; tho officials are
mostly impoverished depende:.?? of 1 !
American families, who have gotten their
jobs through pull."
The charge that no natural: ??
;:it; become a Federal judge is a malicious
invention. There have be? n thre?
tues of the Supreme Court
Itirth. Sanford B. Hole, one of the Federa.
I?i-tru-t Jodges for the Distrid of H
ivas born a Hawaiian Jac b Trieb
? Judge for the Eastern D
. ??. i 1
s no prohibition, writUa or umvr.
against the appointment of foreign-born
citizens to the Federal beneh any moro
than there is ngainst the choice of for?
eign-born citizens as state judges.
to the charge that almost M foreign
born citizens ever get Into ofiko in Wa-h
i. it is enough to call attention to
;t that In the Cabinet of President
Wilson there are two secretaries of for?
eign birth, Franklin K. Lane and William
1*. Wilson. In President Koosevclt's Cab?
inet there were also two secretaries of
foreign birth, Oscar S. Straus and James
?:. One of them. Mr. Wilson, served
besides under President McKinley and
under President Taft, Mr. Lehmann,
lent Taft'a first Solicitor General,
was horn in Germany.
Insinuations that Americans of foreign
birth are discriminated against in politics
can mislead only tho thoughtless or the
ignorant. They aro all the more contempt?
ible because of that.
The United States is a land of oppor?
tunity for all who are willing to become
t and lenuine Americans. Tho
meanest anti-Americans among us are
tho=e who try to propagate Old World en?
mities here and to set one class of natu?
ralized citizens against another class or
It the native-born element in our
Tho whole country is, of course, pro?
foundly intereste?! in the efficient con?
duct of the quarantine station at this
?port. That in itself would seem sufficient
-, for giving the whole country some
control of it. through the Federal Health
Servies. Even supposing that ws of New
; York State were convinced that we pro
.i.li',! a proper quarantine service free
from the disintegrating influence of poli
the rc-t of tho United States could
hardly be expected to share our confidence.
But we are not so convinced. Indeed,
following the dismissal of Dr. Doty by
Governor Dix, a plain patronage grab In
'ace of a European cholera epidemic,
we are convinced that tho contrary may
well he tho case. And when Dr. J. A.
Nydegger, head of the Federal Health
Service at the Port of Baltimore, tells us,
did Saturday, that "to put the New
York Quarantine Station in first-class
ion-such a condition as would fit
it to cope with the situation it may have
to face -would require the outlay of a
groat deal of money," wo are not sur
L A politically controlled office
rarely spend-; its generous appropriation.?
to good effect
Furthermore, with the coming of the
hot weather, with tho redoubling of bel?
lt effort and the increasing exhaus?
tion of the millions of combatants, the
deadl} - in Europe aro bound t i
- and to spread. Typhus,
allpox, bubonic plague
[ready made good headway in supple?
menting the destruction wrought by bul?
lets, but, unlike bullets, their range I
limit. Sooner or later they will bi
our peaceful shores in the persons of im
: ?admission. The dai
?hem may be imminent, in Dr. Ny
the circumstances, therefore, i*
particularly unfair that the coun?
try ah ild '? ? aaked to dept nd f r
good health on atat? d trol of 1
ly imperative at this time that this
1 .... highly < f
Federal Health S? n :?'o, s
?ations are country-wide and ??
nel comparatively free from po
itical The fact that the Acad?
trongly advocate I ?
fer should incline us all the more in
;.,.. r unprepared *
jiref'T to ren ain in a military way, let US
at 1( a. t (.'?*' for the in- a
; ? .? lied 'n <li?* a
to accommodate itself.,
ivated there is roma for all
t, too, without uncom-j
Russia in the Sciences.
?i Ths /Spectator i
? ?lone admirable
right spirit, and if it is less well
be it i? because-1
:? are not a?
it it was a B
try which has revolutionized the
? Or ho-.v many boys who study chern
the ?.peculation of
'., which chiimri'd ':,;,
law of ths the whole
i-ntor?? As for i ?h:? bava made
r own. No specialist
re 1 - earcbes. It was
M. Vinogradov, who Inspired
P. \V. ] was the d
crcr of Brad ne of the h
A Dangerous Precedent.
? ' ? ted
? ores home sense
?o. The helmsman appears to be
.ireamin;,' of universal peace, and
I to the
? i ?
? ' this
? difficult to
at that no
r with the
?or Asiatic i
easy to in?
eouat .in future
New York, April ZS, 1315? G. KAU. i
UNFAIR RITKI SI .NTATION
SfconH Choice Candidates, and Ma?
jority Rule .Needed.
Si,.. ionably the <",institutional
II provide for some fairer pr I
on for this city
The present repre
ngly unjust to be per
I- || no more unjust
er, than Is I
ment o er, regard!? ?
??s than the
? ? a plurality voto to
- or official.
In moal la government by a ml
democratic. It Is bold
of the righl a majority,
t in i 1", .'?
? resent system. *V ma
ra did not elect the present
? rthe present
n. They are not the choice
' ' ' !..
".1 them. All tho others
m snd have
? ' ? i '.ernment.
o than 'his ix possible. It
ed npon a minority of rot?
te and in every such rase. No
? m In principle or policy claim
to represent n Republican, or vico veraa
More par? tan representation or party ?">%
YVIien an sleeted can
osen by a majority voto to pro?
no!.ry or principle I -
ne 1 referendum such
or principle this would be the voiee of
y. In the ubser.co of tuich i
tem ??i instruction tho average legislator or?
lya politics with it. They .-ill do
i*. I'- ? like female suffrage,
local option and - ::, suffer, la not
. - and Just! Why
r.ut give the ond choice
of candidates ?n Election Day, or even in
party primaries? Such a system would mora
?.to the majority rule. Tho
true d?mocratie principio to elect olfl
la by majorities, not pluralities. The
? 'ete and unjust. It is an
, and i ? Bd Will the ? i
stituti? ention ?Mahle and empower
? : H
J. la. MITCHEaLL
Urooklyn, April 22. 1915.
Hints to German Street Orators.
To the Editor of The Tribune.
.-?'Ir: I do no* know if you will publish this
from an Eji(,rli?hman, who, after i ?
- from thia country's hospi?
tality a-. :r.*, rvala for nearly a quarter of a
, lu? up to now tried to hold his
? n-.irht from the
tnbua Circle and stopping to
to tho many groups of n'.reet orators
? mi from fiiggest
inv a few extra topics fur them.
writer '.sas much ?true?, by the fact
the majority of the kieument leaders,
many of them apparently trained ?peaken,
had ?uch a ?trong German accent and evi
ili : tly bad ti.? ,r points for argument and Jis
? well cut and d:
The new points I would BUggest arei
II'" i are ao von
il?' they not Flop ?
. are carrying an average of
' ' ,-s on
? en, women and
2. V. crying- out in horror at the!
? y uni
nit ofT ?supplies, ?tarving German
?soiien and children, <io they not go to one
id an accr, .
the siega ? in the '70'.?, when the shoe
.- a ?
nut agsinst the .?.mer
,can people for selling - ?up
that the Araei
irorld and, if 1 - ? -.ihich
?i .-a-, be Issfaded to
The writer cm
bus*. America Las to ?u Brith ?-.?s. lltr mer-'
chants deliver the poods on the dock. It is
then up to tho buyers to find ?nd protect the
carrying tho eargoea across the ocean.
4. If I gland has been preparing for this
.;, why did Queen Victoria ?rive
' md n? a present to 1er German
and how li it that last
? fo ind her O Utterly unprepared?
r, xi ,. .. , -, r ?,,,. .; | algo like to kn?>w how
treet talks are
ut.-1er Dr, Dernb i i tion and air his
nt so much ?'ii hour.
? Ind, 1 nally, if these :'r,"' pn'riots have
th? Father! i 10 mueh at heart, why
do they net go home and help her fight"
eount more than won!?, but ?again a
I o iav? ?li? obvious reply, if yon print
this, I may add that I am over military age
? i,,. here. SANPEB.
N? w .'irk, April 23, 1918.
Transfer the Quarantine Station.
To the Editor of The Tribune.
Sir! As the matter of maritime quaran
-, to the national rather than the
nient, as is clearly demonstrated I
by the results obtained in San Francisco
ar stations, I trust my
old friend the Tribuno will sustain the I
v of Medlein? In I's effort?? to have
Governor Whitman take steps to havo the
Qnarai in ceded over to tho na?
This is logically a part of the immigration
, and a* this port stands first, and,
unfortunately so, as a receiving station for
eases as well as merchandise and
as a di tribnting centre for the whole coun-j
try, it is our duty to prepare now for the|
incoming ufter the European war of many:
[uarantina ,:-" *' . which are sure to be
rce of ?grave danger tu this country.
one word "typhus" is enough In itself
to suggest no end of serious reflection and
Tho Federal government has thrown upon
N',w York many grievous burdens in the
matter of not properly restricted immigra?
tion, eoating us millions of dollars annually,
and it Is Atting now that Governor Whitman
? measures to act promptly in
this matter of tho transfer of tho quarantine
into tho control of tho national government,
so that our already overburdened city may
???capo what Is likely to prove another and
?sly perplexing responsibility.
J. C. I'UMPELLY.
New York, April 23, 1915.
The Home vs. the Saloon.
To the Editor of The Tribune.
. i : The letter of F. C. Seudder on "Home
Ballots" Is a fair example of the
sense of Justice of a large percentage of men.
He says: "A number of women would un?
doubtedly demand office, and others would
have offices tendered to them for political
purposes. l>o you think this further Invasion
??f man's sphere will tend to keep the home
life, whieh you will admit is the foundation
of oar social life, intact?"
There is no anxiety about the "home"
when women **o out to work, which takes
them out of the home, In work and transit,
rs a day, such as working in stores
and factories and scrubbing office floors, but
the moment that there is any danger of a
woman's getting a "soft job" it is "inva?
sion of man's sphero" and there Is jreat
alarm about "the home."
\j 4.1100,000 women are now voting in
this country alone, and we do not bear any?
thing a; ont destruction of "the home" where
Bad no state has repealed the law
of equal.ty. He asks "Will It not make mar-!
ringe le?s attractive to women?"
If men would be decent themselves and !
treat women us companions and equals and;
-, to marry it would make
marriage more "attractive to women.*
The trouble with "the ?Jiome" is that too
many men prefer the saloon to the home and
pref-r the painted and perfumed public wom
t n to honest, faithful, hard working, true,
home making womi
RCE M BFEP.BOWER.
" ? York, April 13, 1915.
Oldest of the Old Guard.
To the ?Editor of The Tribuna.
In your account of the Old Guard
raary parade of yesterday It Is stated
that the oldest member of tho organization
is Daniel A. William-?. This is an error. It,
should h;.ve been the undersigned, as I am
er, born in this city August
-!. I whs secretary and paymaster
[?ron !-'3 to 1*7(5.
I'AVID A. MATTHEWS.
New l'ork, Apr? '?3, 191_, _ I
Most Automobile Killings Preventable
Under Adequate Regulations.
To tho Editor of Tho Tribune.
Sir: 1 have been reading with considera?
ble Interest comments in the public press re
garding the killing of Karl Litter by an au?
tomobile. It is most unfortunate that this
-uished artist (should have met his
death in what can be classed as a preventable
accident. But must we ?visit until some (
prominent citizen is killed In this manner
heforo tho authorities and the public arc
1 to action, when our annual slaughter j
of human beings in this city by motor vehi- I
cles has averaged S00 for the last three '
years? .Nine hundred human lives needlessly;
The responsibility for 'b-T-o killings rests i
with the state, as timo and again measures ?
of prevention have been re.-ommended, but
have failed to 1, | aeted upon.
A ; r ago there wan considerable agita?
tion In the public press in regard to the In
creasing number of automobile fatalities in
?bin city. As a result a committee of citi?
zens, of which I was a member, had several
nicotines at the American M iseum of Safety
ass motor vehicle accidents and their
prevention. Investigations of the causes an?!
?' ? ? seeidents, ns revealed by
evidence obtsined at the coroners' inques's,
showed that of lT'i people killed in the Bor
OUgh of Manhattan in 1918, M per cent were
treet Intersections, and 75 per
cent of these accidents were the fault of the
operator of the car in turnincr corners at
high ?peed without any warning to the pedes?
In- pite tho fact that these deaths were
due to gross criminal negligence, none of
these reckless drivers ?.vas punished even to
the extent of being deprived of the privilege
of dris/ing cars.
Our committee made tho following recom
mendstions to the proper authorities:
That the recommendation of the Hoard of
Coroners that police order No. 10, issued
M.,y 10, 1910, not to arrest drivers after run?
ning over human beings, bo rescinded, as a
number of drivers of motor vehicles escaped
from the jurisdiction of tho authorities and
could not be found later, when an inv? ?
tion of the case revealed criminal negligence.
That a state law be enacted, licensing nil
operators of cars, owners as well as chauf
feurs, after nn examination; revocation of
?ho license for one month, a year, or totally,
if tho offence justifies it; all accidents to be
reported by the osvner or operator of the ;
car* more rigid enforcement of tho traffic
oiilinnnces by tho post patrolman as well as
the traffic squad, and one of the magistrates'
courts to be assigned as a traffic court,
where violators of the law, when apprehend?
ed, would soon become known, as their rec?
ords, could be kept in this court. This would
simplify means of getting facts to revoke the
I want to say to Karl Bittor's friends that
had these measures of prevention been en?
acted his life and the lives of many of our
citizens might have been saved.
GEORGE P. LE BRUN.
New York, April 2.3, 1<HG.
A Real Waterfront Park.
To the Editor of The Tribune.
Sir: In a recent letter appearing in The
Tribune, signed "W. Bryan," I note the
writer is evidently nnder the impression that
ut a lecture at Columbia College on the
park question I advocated the filling in of
I therefore write to correct what is evi?
dently a complete misapprehension. What
I bed reference to was the so-called "River?
side fill" to the ?rest of the New York Cen
tral tracks, which has been in process of con?
struction for several years. I stated my be?
lief that when completed this fill would as
list in the uolving of the difficult problem
of the elimination of the objectionable feat?
ures connected with the New York Central's
right of way. It would also allow for a fut?
ure Riverside Park which will be a water?
front park In fact as well as in name.
In the course of my remarks I did not take
up the quetrtion of Riverside Park to the
:u.?t of the railway tracks.
Commissioner of Pork?, Manhattan and Rich?
Kav York, April 22, 1015.
The Conning Tower
Across the purpi? hil'i of dawn,
I hear the nound of flying tmmt,
And childish laughter silver sweet,
A moment's flight and they are gene.
The hoarse war-shout of armed men.
The trampling <?f their hos??? at nvm,
In the wild strife I hear, and
The troubled air [fl ititl I -gain.
Across the sunset path ?M I
"Of war is gone. In chilling f<
Their weak and stumbling tUtfa I h??y(
The toothless muttering? of l
0. M. ?'i.vNis.
One of the newspaper litommenta from
Syracuse was to the e?eet that the
Colonel was rather a slouchy, careless
dresser, contrasting with the vog
of Mr. Parr.'-s. Bui thl
Colonel wears made-to-?.r.|. ,
attached collars, and the f hi-*
suits is the bast purchasable. I
round cuffs, though, would ha
THE EVAI.l ATIOV 01 I 1 IHU.
Sir: I don't know ai
but I like V -' ?
cuse observes that Mr. Ban ?
born man. If Mr. Ban
trait of immutability, :
runner-up prize in the pr . meet
THE DIARY OP OUI OWN i',S.
April 2.1?L'p by Un ad a
part of "Titus AndronicB .
? ing the birthday of If. ?
have a great regard for. V.
'and my cozen I-Torence to dil ier,but P.
would take nought but m *
fee, which expenso I w.i
To the office and finished ?. Poole'a "The
Harbor," the hone-test I a read
since S. Merwin's "Ti. ? " and
i more interesting than that a
24?To the King's Col ', and
.-?aw the Harvard lads ti
hours, which I was sorry f< r, and 1 lost
$8, too, which I can ill afford to
the evening arc C"*r.o II. M
tress Alice, she in a blue .- ! very
pretty; and we did have some orange
I cminvli miir-h ton ?alii
nought about it; and \vh? i ! pona
it escaped my memory.
25?To tho city upon my velocipede,
and a fino warm day I was.
I did meet with ?". ! ?
he did marvel to see me ; and
he vowed he would buy o 1 hope
he may, forasmuch ?
poems this morning a**,,! - ?s are
cheap. At the'office all in th?)
evening to an Inn, ft
city was fathei
tayle-writer; and a merry part;- it was.
Home late and to-bed.
The faculty of the Univers
souri is considering, we ai 1, tho
awarding of an honorarj
Kugone Brieux. For
work, the diploma should r? I. in prim?
The Mad, Mad Wags.
Sir: I was guilty
antry last ni^ht which c. com?
panions considerable an BIO
said: "You can len? c
if you like, hut they'i
And I remarked cut tally, in the
natural manner I
sort of thing), as I lighted
I've always admired their
nothing of control, what?
As Bert Taylor an
Chicago Tribune, B
Barnes to reform him. th tho
CANNY CAT?L1 ?
Myrtilla swears that I'm I
She loves the bestest In the
That sine me* she won't
Not Harry Thaw, that wealthy
Nor any other guy
Not even Jove h i rn self
From this hi
She says so?./?rT?the hurl
The vows of her whom ?
On wind in water should
In short, ?she
Conning Tower, In the third raes at
Lexington Saturday, ran third. How a
horse can be ?so insensible to '
the Belgians pa
WATCH THIS SPACE
"Church Pillar I
Seven Years," headlines the
"Must be a relative of I'
hints K. v. K.
Fifth Avenue candor: "
2.', which insures loss 1 y ths or
Beer is showing some lovely
in flesh tinted silk voile. \ ... Tho
spread of prohibition.
You can't keep a ?n.
But the (??ants are down.
Whatever thai pro l
1 . P. A.
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