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j THE T WASHI3JSTOH W WX2 HERALD MONDAY Y DECEMBEB IJE DECE3IBER31906 CEM1ER 3 1906
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SCOTT C Co CBOtNEF4itc CBOtNEF4itcze1t BONE Editor EditorErneit Elftorj
j Ernest ze1t H Memdc M Treasurer and Butioeti BU BukesaI D II Manager Manageri
i Clarence C C ArefabaU AdvertftinJ Manager MI Managerr fer ferJlhny
Jlhny J r Harry u GtnniaghMi Cnnia Cvnnagh Auditor AuditorQurU AuditorOwl Audkorciadee
Owl C Thoraptsn Meeluakal 1IIiealSilpmntendent 1IIiealSilpmntendentTdepHJac Superintendent Superintendenta
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trill be printed except orer or the IMUM ue of o the vrrtt wnta wntadered weftirMaaaeIpte r rManuscripts
Manuscripts offered far ptMfestfam Ieadeet will be re retamed re retImte4 ruturned
tamed if f wnvailabie failable bat stamps Ita atam should be swt IItWitk aitwith swttrttk
with the BatmMript nueaii for f that porpoe porpoeAll poe poeAll
All 11 caaMMMicathNM u tetMfed IBt8IIIIedfcr for thk paper papervfaether tJlptrfIhether apei apeiwbetbw
vfaether for the daflr or the Stiwlay team eeeui should shouldbe sbrNk1be
be addnnaetl U to 1 > THE WAWJHJCSPDN WA81I N HBUALD HBUALDNew IIflZtALDNew
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Marroit UnI1 Maneen ManeenChfeoge Mnie Mnieckf n i
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MONDAY MONDAY DKJBJtBBR 3 16 16Congress JGCongrcssGrecting 1S6CongressGreeting
Congress CongrcssGrecting CongrcssGrectingFreQl CongressGreetingFrem Greeting I IFrotn
Frotn the hour of noon today and nd for forthre forthree forthro
thre three months thereafter we shall s all have haveCongress haveCon haveCengres
Congress Con 8iIS on our hands iaaws It Is i all too tooshort tooshort tooshort
short a time In certain envious regions of ofour otour atour
our common country aigh 1c1ta of relief may maygo maygo nygo
go up when Congress adjourns but butno no such suchimpoHteneae suehimpoltten such1mpoIftenss
impoHteneae impoltten 8 taridahea the fair eir fame of tha thaDistrict thaDlltrtct thuDIStrict
District of Columbia For Congress is isour Isour Isour
our peculiar Joy jO our special I wonder New Newaest ITewHet Newzest
zest In lite lice comes oone with every first 1Ir rst t Mon Monday Monday Mooday ¬
day in December new animation per pervade pervatM pervad ¬
vade vatM vad the ofttdal atmosphere and even eveninvades evUlInYade oveuinvades
invades the precincts of trade and the thebusy tMbusy thebusy
busy marts of industry Society preens preensherself ple9ftSherHIf pruenuherself
herself and look looks her prettiest The ThegJU ThegJUwhirl Thegywhirl gay gaywhirl
whirl begin the keen interplay of politi political political poiltical ¬
cal and social a cIi ambitions the sharp rival rivalries rivalries rivalries ¬
ries of wit and and genius geiiI All this thl Wash Washington WuhI WashIngton ¬
ington I ton knows and loves Jov as one knows knowsand knowsand knowsand
and loves an Intimate acquaintance while whilethe WAQothe whilethe
the rest of the country regales itself on onthe onthe onthe
the dry bones of the feast feuttb the proceed proceedings proceedIngs proceedlogs ¬
ings of CongreM CongreMAnd CoagrNlADd CoagroeLAnd
And yet the proceedings of the coming comingCongress eomtorConcr188 comingCongreas
Congress jwe AN u not likely to be dun We Weapprehend Weapprehellc Weapprehend
apprehend apprehellc a strong breath of life will 111 be bepoured bepoured bepoured
poured into the halls of legislation from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the region of the White tte House Eo shouldany shouldany should shouldany
any symptoms of Inertia develop on 0 Capi Capitol CapItol Oap1tol ¬
tol Hill If rumor may be trusted legis legislative legIlative leglalative ¬
lative topks of the greatest moment mome t will willbe willbe 111 111be
be vigorously vi ly pressed prM8edor or prest prestupoa upon the tbeattention theatt theattondii
attention att lItIfapf of our lawmakers lawm ken m In the forth forthcoming forthcoming forthcoming ¬
coming message And there will be special specialtwo pectalm specialmessages
m messages two or three of them th m perhaps perhapsto
to give the solons something 1OIIMthiq Jto t to think thinkabout thlakabout thlekabout
about talk about and act upon Who Whoknows Whoknows Vileknow
knows but this short sesekm may be become become become ¬
come one of the moat mo t memorable ever everheld everheld everheld
held We took forward with tIN most mostpleasurable moRpleasurabte mostpleasurable
pleasurable anticipations to the great de debate de debate dobate ¬
bate on the revision of the dictionary dictionaryand dlotloaaryand dictionaryand
and to the rally raIl Hy of the standpatters standpatterswhue staDdpatterswhile stadptterswhile
while tariff revision waitsThe waitsThe waits waJtsThe
The Washington aab asbIugton n Herald extends hearti heartiest MrUest bearticut ¬
est greetings to the historic Congress of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the United States and wishes w it well wellTbe wellThe wellThe
The author l of The Ph Simple Life Ufe say says ys ysmaashoald a aman j jman
man maashoald should retire from public life at the theage tMa theage
age a of sixty No one ever heard of the tbeEasy theEaay tiecEasy
Easy Boss being called the slmttleBoe Simple SimpleBOBS SimpieBoos
BOBS however howeverA aoweVelTrust
A Trust Appeal ppcni to Patriotism PatriotismThe PntriotismTb PatriotismThe
The Standard OH Company through its itsforeign U Uforelp Itsforeign
foreign department baa issued an appeal appealto ppea1to
to tHe e American people to sustain tala the theotganisatiotrof tileol theot
otganisatiotrof ol ltIo f that company rather than tundtf thandcutry thandestroy
destroy dtf Y It It on the ground d that the contest contestin
i in tbe theworMs worlds markets for the suprem supremacy supremacy supremacy ¬
acy of American petroleum cannot be besuccessfully besucce besuccessfully
successfully succe waged Waed without the com comprehensive compnhe cornpruherslve ¬
prehensive pnhe ve organization and equipment equipmentat
at a t home and abroad which Ute Standard StandardOil Stndardon
Oil Company has created at such enor enormous enormous eastmoos ¬
mous expenditure and through such unre unremitting unrernltttDg waremitting ¬
mitting effort It te pointed out that thattho thattho thatthe
tho Standard has to contend in the for foreign foreIgn ¬
1 eign Ign markets with formidable combine combinations com combinetions lna lnatlons ¬
tions of European capital and that these thesecombinations tbesecombinations thesecombinations
combinations appear to be encouraged eftCOUra ed by byforeign byforeign byforgn
foreign governments pvernmen l particularly when whentheir whentheir whentheir
their object is to defeat d rMt American compe competition compet competitian ¬
t titian It is asserted that trade com combinations com1lnatlons cornlinatlons ¬
binations are regarded abroad as being beingi beingIn i iin
i in the natural tura pathway of legitimate legitimateeconomic legitimateeconoMIc legitimateeconomic
economic and progressive eMtve commerce commerceThese commerceThese commerceThese
These consideration are worthy the theattention thet theattention
t attention of the thoughtful as present presenting pnffeRtint presentIn ¬
ing In an aspect of the trust problem com commonly commonly cornmonly ¬
monly lost 10 t sight of One of the sfgnifi sfgnificant sI signiftcant nUI nUIcant
cant developments of our modern Indus Industrial industrial Industrial ¬
trial trial refime re me Is the strong position po in the theworlds theworkts theworlds
worlds markets attained by the the power powerful powerful powerful ¬
ful organizations o lzations known as the trusts trustsHighly trustshly trustsHighly
Highly hly centralized organization and the thecontrol thecontrol thecontrol
control of Immense Immen e capital efficiency and andeconomy aDderonomj ande1ononty
economy in production and distribution distributionhave distributionhave distributionhave
have operated to their advantage advaftta abroad abroadas
as well as at home The great volume of oftheir oftheir oftheir
their product and the large profits they theymake theymake theymake
make in tbe home market enable them themto themto themto
to undersell the foreigner at his own owndoor ownd owntkor
door d Ol < No doubt it is true as the Stand Standards Standards Stndards ¬
ards appeal says that centralized capi capital capital capital ¬
tal and extensive Um lYe equipment are omen essential eseeatlal omential ¬
tial to meet the strenuous competition competitionwhich oompeUUonwhich competitionwhich
which is bound 1Iov d to confront American en enterprise enterprise enterprise ¬
terprise in every quarter of the globe globeThe gloDeThe globeThe
The proceeding proceecll begun by the govern government government goernmeet ¬
ment against the Standard Oil Company Companyhowever Company11cwe CompanyIicwever
however 11cwe r are not Intended to cripple the thelegitimate thelegitimate thelegitimate
legitimate operations of that organize organization Otcnlzatloft organizetion ¬
tion tloft either at home or abroad a road Nor would wouldthey wouldtheyreRut wouldthey
they theyreRut result necessarily in the dissolution dissolutionof
of the trust or the braking up of the theparent thepareat theparent
parent corporation into its constituent constituentparts COnUtuentparts constituentparts
parts if it could be shown that notwith notwithstanding notvIthstanding notwithstanding ¬
standing its control of 90 per cent of the theoil theoil
oil output It has net attempted to re restrain ra rastrain restrain ¬
strain the normal course of trade and to tostrangle tostraa tostrangle
strangle straa le competition The oil trust is ison Ison Ison
on trial not for its part in legitimate legitimateecenomic legitimateec legitimateecenomic
ecenomic ec DOm1c < and progressive progre elve commerce commercebut commerce commercebut commercebut
but for illegitimate practices and serious seriousabuses seriousabuses seriousabuses
abuses of corporate and capitalistic pow power power power ¬
er which the government vemlDeftt seeks to estop estopand ostopand top topand
and prevent No legal means are now newin nowIn nowin
in existence to prevent the centralization centralizationcf
cf c capital and it is doubtful if there Is Isany Isany Isany
any considerable body bo T of t sentiment in inthis Inthis Inthis
this country adverse to the concentration concentrationof
of great capitals provided they are use usefully USu17 usefully ¬
fully u17 and legitimately and unoppressivaly unoppressivalyemploye unoppreselnlypmpe1 unoppreselyclysmley4
smley4 employe Certainly no one desires to tocksb tacksb todtztaO7a
cksb dtztaO7a cksb y YilJtr jay part of our foreign eommeree eommereeahoply oommereoply oomznercoaimply
ahoply ply belays it has been built up by byi byhowever byrubt
rubt i however obnoxious that trust trusthave tnstlave trusthave
have become at home homeStandard homeStandard hornsr1
r1 Standard Oil Companys appeal appealstrongly apDlstgly appealstrongly
strongly suggests 8U careful consideration considerationby
by the American people pt8 of the whole wholetrust wholetrust wholetrust
trust question with a view to determin determining detennlnlug deternainlug ¬
lug whether wh ther some means may not be befound bei befound
i found fcr securing to our civilization the theimmense theImmense theImmense
immense advantages ad nta presented pr nted by cen ¬
tralized Industrial organization ortan hatl on without withoutoppression wIthoutoppression withoutoppression
oppression of Oftk the consumer COnSUm l or extinction extinctionof
of the independent producer producerA
I A good many Congressmen C ngressmen who are not notfilfored notfavored
favored with flowers today will never nevertheless novertheless nevertheless ¬
theless feel grateful that they were wore n net nettnYor netfavor4d t tfavored
favored tnYor with lemons lemonsn a month ago agoGive agoGive agoGive
Give Georgetown n Park ParkCongress PnrkCongr ParkCongress
Congress Congr s during the short session will willdoubtless wltldoubt1 willdoUbtless
doubt1 doubtless take up the proposition to buy buyadditional buyadl1t1onel buyadditional
additional adl1t1onel parks for Washington Fa Favorable Favorable Favorabla ¬
vorable action Is earnestly earnest to be desired desirednot d desirednot lrcd lrcdnot
I not on the score of pressing necessity necessityso
S so far as the city proper is concerned concernedbut ooncernedbut concernedbut
but because of the obvious obylou5advleabIlItY advisability of oflooking otlookIng oflooking
j looking to the future of thla this great Capi Capital Capital Captel ¬
tal of the th nation nationNaturally DationNatural1 nationNaturally
Naturally Natural1 private Interests will figure figureactively fibruroacUveb ftgUrOactively
actively in the pressure to expand the theparking theptlrklng theparking
parking system This is Inevitable Such Suchactivities Suchacthlt1es Suchactivities
activities arc In evidence whenever pub public public publie ¬
lic Improvements of any sort are In con contemplation contemplation contemplatlon ¬
templation It It Is to be hoped however howeverthat howeverthat howeverthat
that these interests wIlL not be BO ob obtrusively obtlUillvely ohtrusively ¬
trusively manifest as to blind Congress Congresstc
tc the roal merits of the proposition as asa asa s sa
a whole and nd that it will receive due dueconsideration dueconsideration dueeonsfderatloai
consideration along broad and national nationallines nationallines nationallines
lines lines regardless of individual interests intereststhat Intereststhat Intereststhat
that may profit by it itThere It ItTbere itThere
There is ono park at least that should shouldbe shouldbe shouldbe
be provided for by all 11 means Di before before or Con Congress Congre Congreen ¬
green s adjourns This Is at West Ye t Wash Washington Wuhlogton WashIngton ¬
ington or Georgetown Here Her is a fine nnesection finesection linesection
section of the city the oldest section sectionpeopled sec sectionpeopled on onpeopled
peopled by conservative but progressive progressivetaxpaying pmgres progressivetuxpaylng tve tvettlxpayillg
taxpaying citizens who hitherto we re regret re regret regret ¬
gret to say have received not half the theconsideration theeonslderaUon theeouslderaUon
consideration they have deserved They Theyhave Theyhave Theyhave
have no park at all Think of H It In this thiscity tbladty thiscity
city of parks there is not a a public breath breathing breathIng breathlag ¬
ing space in the whole of the wellpopu wellpopulated weltpopulated wellpopeIateI ¬
lated territory west of Rock Creek CreekSo CreekSo CreekSc
So deficient Is Georgetown in this re respect re respect respeet
spect that th t private grounds are opened to towomen towomen towomen
women and children during the heated heatedseason heatedHUOn heatedseason
season This is a reproach upon tbe tbeCapital tbeCapital theCapital
Capital and nd The Weshlngton Herald HeraMgoes HeraJclgOttJI Heraldgoes
goes on record unqualifiedly unqu 1Ultlodly in favor of ofpublic a apublic a apublic
public park for Georgetown without withoutfurther withoutfurther withoutfurther
further delay dela whatever the fate of the theaffiliated tIMafflilated thealifilated
affiliated parking measures It It at least leasthas JeaMbaa leasthas
has the importance of a aIKefitng pressing need needThe needThe needThe
The Public Buildings and Grounds com committees commltteea cornmittees ¬
mittees of the Senate and House and andother IWdlot andother
lot other er stench friends of the th Capital Ital city dtyin cityCongAs cityIn
in Congress should see to t it that this thisjust tbtsjust thisJust
just claim of Georgetown Geor Itovn be no longer longerdisregarded Ions Ions1Isreprded longerdisregarded
disregarded disregardedThis disregardedThis 1IsreprdedThIs
This is the day the JaM ducks ex expjfcm exPIa oxpbe
pjfcm PIa how It all happened to happen happenccoridclass ltappeaccoIidcln55 happenccoitdclnss
ccoridclass Mail ltlaillnttcr ltlaillnttcrNo Matter MatterNo MutterNo
No end oe who has followed the efforts effort orta of oftbe oftbe ofthe
tbe postal department to secure aecureUOI1 legisla legislation eglI eglItieli ¬
tion that would w Qkl relieve it from the bur burden nrde herden ¬
den of trying to classify the various sorts sortsof IOr IOrof sortsof
of mail matter submitted but will admit admitwith a admitwith mlt mltith
with ith the Third Assistant Postmaster PostmasterGeneral PostmasterG8fteral PostmasterGeneral
General that it Is time that Congr Congrrelieved Congress Coagrearelieved Congressrelieved
relieved the situation situationDesigned sltvatiODDe situationDesigned
Designed De ls ed primarily to foster the die dissemination m mI dieseatination ¬
I semination HIlt tlon of literature which should sIaotIkioC be beof beof
of benefit to all the people there Is little littledoubt Jltu40ubt flttlsdoubt
doubt but that the privilege of the sec secondclass MCoRdciu seeendchine ¬
ondclass mail hav haW been grossly abused abusedTbe abusedThe edThe
The law was so loosely constructed In Inthe IIIthe Inthe
the first place that what W t was meant meantoriginally BManto meantoriginally
originally o nally as an advantage to legitimate legitimatenewspapers leglttmatnewspapers Iegitmatnnewspapers
newspapers and worthy literature has hasbeen basbeen hasbeen
been abused by a a great number of catch catchpenny catchpenny catchpenny ¬
penny devices clevie adroitly squeesed m under underthe uDderUte underthe
the law lawThat aWeThat lawThat
That newspapers too have abused the theprivilege theprtYileg theprivilege
privilege accorded them by y the govern government lOfttltment governmeet ¬
ment is I shown by the fact that various variousgiftenterprises variousteaUrprlses variousgiftenterprises
giftenterprises teaUrprlses started stRrt d by reputable jour journals journals Journals ¬
nals have ve been ruled out by the depart department department departmont ¬
ment and an under a strict construction of ofthe ottho ofthe
the law upheld fully by the Supreme SupremeCourt Su SuCourt SupremeCourt
Court Court artistic and seemingly legitimate legitimateperiedieals Ie1UmateprltHIlCfjls legitimateparledicals
periedieals 1t8ve l va been b en barred b rr while whilesalJ0II81not sen sensational munationalnot ¬
sational salJ0II81not not to say Immoral ImDllliralt Inuajraiheets leets ftheets are arestill arefitll arestill
still permitted permittedThe jelmlttedThe permittedThe
The truth is perhaps thai t since the thestatutes thestatllte thestatutes
statutes covering the aecondclaas mail mailmatter mailmatter mallmatter
matter were enacted the publishing bind business Iness bindness ¬
ness has grown in many directions and andalong aaclalong andalong
along lines which wldch the framers of those thosestatutes tboMstatut thosestatutes
statutes statut never dreamed or The laws W8 are areno areno areno
no longer suitable to conditions as they theyexist theyexIs theyexist
exist and the enormous deficit in our ourpostal ourpostal ourpostal
postal revenues year after year is one of oftbe ofthe ofthe
the beet and most striking evidences of ofthis otthis ofthis
this fact factNew factNew aet aetNew
New laws are needed and in the mak making mAkIng maltlog ¬
ing of them Congress has before it the therecommendations therecommendations therecommendations
recommendations and the experiences of ofPostmasters tPostmtersGeneral ofPostmastersGeneral
Postmasters PostmtersGeneral General for the hut fifteen fifteenyears Alteenears fifteenyears
years ears We want laws that dealing deaJtn with withtbe withthe withthe
the carrying of malls shall be fair and andequitable aJadequitable andequitable
equitable to all If such laws place ad additional addlUonal additlonal ¬
ditional burdens On o newspapers ne1 it must mustbe JllU mustbe t tbe
be because up to now the newspapers newspapershave newspapershave newspapershave
have not been bearing their fair share of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the expense But we think that it will 111 be befound befound befound
found that it Is I not in carrying tbe prod products products prodnets ¬
ucts of legitimate journalism to a people peopleeager peopleeager peopleeager
eager to be informed that the abuse of oftbe ofthe ofthe
the secondclass privilege lies That Thatcomes Thatcomes Thatcomes
comes from from a horde of publishers whose whosewares who8ewares whosewares
wares having no legitimate claim to the theprivileges theprh theprivileges
privileges prh neg8S intended by the framers frAmer of the thelaws thelaws thelaws
laws have miscalled their publications publicationsand publicationsand publicationsand
and by their abuse of tbe governments governmentsgenerosity ovenunent ovenunenteaeroslty
generosity have brought disrepute on onreputable Oftreputable osreputable
reputable journals journalsThe journalsThe 1s 1sThe
The matter is one that concerns deeply deeplyall dMplyaU deeplyall
all decent newspapers It is their duty dutyto dutyto dutyto
to see that the privilege accorded to tojournalism tojournaUsm toJournalism
journalism that by its teaching and its itsexample Itsetample Itsexample
example is an aid to good government governmentand pvernmentand governmentand
and a call to good citizenship is not notabused notabused notabused
abused Few subjects that are coming up upin upIn upIn
in this session of Congress equal l this t ki in inimportance InImportance InImportance
importance After fifteen years ears of dally dallying daUylng dailyIng ¬
ing it is time that this tb s matter were set settled Mttied iettied ¬
tied In accord with the changed condi conditions oondltlonsand oondttionsand ¬
tions tlonsand and settled right rightTaft rightTaft rlghLTaft
Taft holds ld first place in the Presidents Presidentsheart PrMklenth Presidentshflart
heart h rty says a press item This boars out outthe outtiNt outthe
the tiNt assertion that Mr Roo Roosevelt efolt Is a very verylargehearted verylargehearted ery eryargohearted
largehearted man manPhonetic manPhonetic manPhonetic
Phonetic Spelling Again AgainThe AgainThe 4lgainThe
The advocates advoeat of phonetic spelling are arehaving ArebaYing arebaring
having 8 hard time of 1t it It From FroM every everyquarter everyqUBr1er everyquarter
quarter comes protests approving words wordsare WOl wordsare 8 8are
are few No one section is satisfied with witha
a simplification which seems at all likely likelyto Ukelyt likelyto
to suit the other sections sectionsPhonetic secUOnLPhonetic sectionsPhonetic
Phonetic spelling is an impossibility impossibilityThere ImPNlblJltyThen ImpossibliltyThere
There is no such thing Spelling Spell g that is isphonetic Ispbonetlc isphonetic
phonetic according to New Hampshire Hampshirewould Hansp Hampshirewould hlr hlrwould
would not be recognized in Virginia VirginiaLouisiana VirginiaLouisiana nla nlaLouisiana
Louisiana would certainly repudiate In Indianas Indianas Indianas ¬
dianas ideas of phonetic Iowa would wouldnot wouldnot wouldnot
not stand for Californias And there thereyou thereyou thereyou
you are areTake areTake areTake
Take two such simple and homely words wordsss vOrdsas wordsas
as ma and pa for example In InSouth InSouth InSouth
South Carolina those e words are pro pronounced pronounced pronounced ¬
nounced as though the a aS were short shortas sbcxtas shortas
as In hat Just across the Savannah SavannahRiver SavannahRiver Ja JaRiver
River in Georgia they become mah mahand mahand mahanti
and pah sounding the ft n as In fart fartCross farCr0 fariCross
Cross 6 another river rlvorthe the Tallapoosa Tal1Bpooeoand Tal1Bpooeoandin and andIn
In Alabama the words Ords become maw mawand mllwnnd mawand
and paw sounding the a as In Inawe Inawe Inawe
awe Which Is truly phonetic honeUc7 No Nobody Nob Nobody ¬
body b dy knows knowsnobody nobody dare attempt to say sayThis sayThis sayThis
This might be carried forward with oth other other othor ¬
er words indefinitely There woulD nev never nevr nevor ¬
er r be an end to it It The quest for the thebag thebag thebag
bag of gold at t the end of the rainbow rainbowwould rainbowwould rainbowwould
would be childs play compared with 1ith it itTheres ItTheres ItTheres
Theres our trusty old comrade comradethrough comradethroJSh comradethroigh
through Is through phonetically phoneticallythru phoneticallythru phoneticallythru
thru or throo 7 Or is it perhaps perhapsthrou perhapsthrou perhapsthrou
throu The Th Baltimore Sun denies any an anI anyj
I
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sorUof authority for thru 4lt If 4through 4throughmust 4throughmust throughmust
must be shortened If says snYithe the Sun Suntnroo Suntflroo
4 tnroo Is the proper thing thingContinuing ththgContinuing It ItCOntinuIng
Continuing the th Sun adds Tho vowel vowelu
j u is seldom equal to 4oo 00 Its proper properforce properforce properforce
force is found in such words as use unity unityc
0 c ZL which might bo expanded Into yuso yusoyunlty yuaoyunlty yuseyunlty
yunlty To spell thru suggests the im impossible Imp0S6lble Impossible ¬
possible sound thryu thryuan an odious sugges suggestion suggestion suggestion ¬
tion tionWhat
What Is the result r08ultwhen when an Irresistible Irresistibleforce Irreslst1bloforco Irresistibleforce
force strikes an immovable body Tho Thoanswer Thoanswer Thuanswer
answer is just as easy as tho fixing of ofa ota ofa
a set set of rules for phonetic spelling that thatwill tbatv11l thatwill
will be phonetic to not more than about
10 per cent of the population populationHowever populationHowever populationHowever
However well Intentioned the movement movementfor movementfor movementfor
for radical changes in the spelling of the theEnglish theEnglish theEnglish
English language may bo it seems like likely Ukely Uk Ukly ¬
ly to result in nothing much more than thanconfusion thanconuelon thancontusion
confusion The language is spoken and andwritten andwritten andwritten
written by a large number of people in inthis Inthis Inthis
this world not all 11 of whom live under thu thuStars thtlStars thuStars
Stars and Stripes If Georgia South SouthCarolina SouthCarolina SouthCarolina
Carolina and Alabama differ so about aboutsuch aboutsuch aboutsuch
such fireside companions as a ma and andpa andJMl andpa
pa what will England and Australia Australiathink AUKruUathirk Australiathink
think thinkIt thirkIt thinkIt
It is quite possible po lblo that changes will willcome wIUCOIneS11iduaJlyas willcomegraduallyas
come COIneS11iduaJlyas gradually as they have In the past pastThe pastThe pastThe
The slightly troubled waters have been beenseeking beenseeking beenseeking
seeking a common level for a good many manyyeans manyyea manyyears
yeans yea but no hard and fast tn t rules will willbring wfUbrtn willbring
bring that about The changes chftng s coma as asthe astho asthe
the life of man ma progresses progroafieaslhmtly silently slow slowly slowly slowly ¬
ly and Irresistibly IrreslstJblyn not t otherwise otherwiseI otherwltMr otherwisMr
I Mr President Pre klent Congress Congress Co n gross
Mr President DeelIghtedl DeellghtedThose DeelIghtedlTItOM DeelightedlThose
Those obstreperous antlBalloy men out outin outIn outIn
in Texas hardly gave ga the Senator a achance aclAmce achacs
chance to eat his Thanksgiving Thanks hlng turkey turkeyEvidently turkeyhkleftUy turkeymvldmatly
Evidently Senatorelect Jeff Davis has hasno basDO hasno
no fear of the th rules rul 8 against disorderly disorderlyconduct disorderlyconduct disorderlyconduct
conduct conductIt
It is said that a man may live sumptu sumptuously BumptuoWlly sumptuousty ¬
ously at t Marches Switzerland on It 40 a ayear ayear ayear
year Marcbesst Mare for Bosh BonIThe BoshThe I ITile
The drummers of r the land are organis organising or organizlug z zlog ¬
log for Mr r Bryan If they cannot induce inducethe hid hidthe inducethe
the country to accept Mr Bryan the case caa
is Hopeless HopelessMaxim Jtopel Jtopel1laxlm hopelessgxlsn
Maxim Gorky refers to Nw York in his htenew hlbook hisne
new ne book k as tlthe the City of the Yellow YellowDemon YellowDemoD YshowDemon
Demon Wuxtry WuxtryIf
If Russia bad hadOnly ohly whipped Japan just justthink justthhIk justthink
think what a load of woe would have been beenlifted bfMtnIltted beenlifted
lifted from Cftpt Hobeons Hob ons chest chestIt dItIt chestIt
It is I possible after all 11 that honest t Jack JackReaves Jukv JackResves
Reaves v editor of the esteemed teattMi Hardaman HardamanFree HanlamaaFree HnrdsnaanFre
Free Fre Press Pre is h the real father of simplified simplifiedspeilinir MtnpllftedJllelilng spli sd sdspeiflng
speilinir speilinirAs JllelilngAa speiflngAZ
As we understand it it Secretary Shaw Shawmeant Shawtit 51mwmesas
meant to tit say that the Pittsbarg Ptt burg Chamber Cbjunberof
of Commerce is all right In Its way y but butdoes butdoes butdoss
does not weigh much muchMayor muebXayor muchMayor
Mayor Schmitz bmttz says ys h he courts the tbefullest tlaefullest thefullest
fullest inquiry The grand raac1 jury te snow snowIng OWtat showlag
tat ft a eommendabfe tmsndabe desire to accommo aCCOllllllOdate aceommodate accommodate ¬
date him himThe IdesTb
dateThe
The Tb King of Italy although a great greatcoin Stcobt greatcola
coin collector ta probably a mare lit piker pikerbeside pikerbeAte pikerbeside
beside some of our Wall street kings kingsThe ktRsThe MugsThe
The retfrina lord mayor cf f London who wboserved whoarnd whoserved
served 87 7 days attended 9Gf dinners No Newonder NovODdEft Nowonder
wonder he welcomes w the simple JIo life lifeWhy ur urWhy fifeWhy
Why didnt that Washington Wuhl ton grocer who wboadvertised whoadvertised be bea4vertillecl
advertised We rest our ourOWR own coffee bum bumaa HnaaU burnan
aa his bridges behind Mm 111 at once OIIC and andput aMpat andput
put it We W e rot our on cote eofeAmong coteAmeD cotsAmong
Among AmeD other delightful and t thilllbag thilllbagevents thrtlUn thrtlUnevents rSl rSleftGta
events scheduled bedu1ed for the near future fvt may maybe aay aaybe y y1M
be mentioned the reappearance rappeanRCe o oC the theCongressional ueCon5re theCongressional
Congressional Con5re loDal Record RecordNow RecordNow RecordNow
Now it is boldly asserted that Dr Csap Csapsey Ca CaMY Cpsoy
soy bears a striking trlktn resemblance to Rich Richard R Rkhartl h hQd ¬
ard Harding Davis This Tb is another ttaer se severe 1It 1ItAre sewere ¬
Are trial for the doctor doctorThe b ioctorThe i iThe
The Woodrow Wilson Presidential boom boomIs boomeoa boomis
Is convalescing eoa g but it seems hardly prob probable probable probable ¬
able that it will ever regain its oldtime oldtimevigor oldtimevtaor oldtimevigor
vigor vigorAt vtaorj vtaorAt vigorAt j
At 12 l oclock today Mr Roosevelt win wsnhave wlflhave
have it on O his hands again againThe asat asatTIM againThe
The Dallas Tex Tex New News says I1 ays Many a alobster aIobfier alobster
lobster Imagine lma himself a whale who And Andmany Aadmaa7 Jadmany
many a a lobster feel feels hi like 1111 a whale wlNtJltdtoot wlNtJltdtootaa about aboutan
an 4 hour after you have eaten eat bbs htmDr hbILDr bbsDr
Dr Osier of Missouri notwithstand notwithstanding DOtWttUtaadIn notwttbstand1sf ¬
ing his more than sixty years overpow overpowered OWJIOYIend overpowcrud ¬
end a train robber and nd threw him from fromtbe fromUJe fromthe
the car a few days ago Be probably probablywanted probablywanted bb bbwanted
wanted to show that other Dr Osier OsierSomehow OIlIerSoIIIehow OsierSomehow
Somehow we cannot help wondering If atthe Ifthe Ifthe
the Congressional loDal anxiety tc spend ttt ttthoMays ure urehoIkla711 tilholidays >
holidays at home is going g to be araevte araevtethte os acute aatet acutethis
this t Js year as formerly formerlyPASSING tonner tonnerPASSING foemerlyPASSING
PASSING THOUGHTS THOUGHTSAmong THOUGHTSAmong THOUGHTSAmong
Among the things for which Washing Washingtoafans Washingteshes Washlngbe
toafans MT j be thankful k tb Ute reMoral I from our ourparte CRWof o omate
mate at tile I unalnHUy iron poets l cad chafac she wktefc wktefckac wIddaft wbkbhave
have ft M long 6 mdud the boundaries ef 1 tile theaeservatioes mfcHe mfcHeletervatiMs paJIIeTheM
letervatiMs Tbeee ate bete ras4dV rasi revteeetf ralmidnM by byUotaMe iIJt
t esps ol eMIeIIt est TN inpmamt fa faMlMt so souoM
UotaMe a sea seaSome 4 tciiiianriaMg tciiiianriaMgSome ca 1aw 1awSome
Some of the streets of the Capital are arenot areROt arewit
not only fa W eoMUUoa M re0K rarde < fe Met tllrt tot IMtMIll aontJ aontJfa asl aslis
fa need c f iJn The oMtMen fe I tbawfc J Jthe k kdMt Ithe
j the sesmerlades aiMO > rfed nuuriof resis that ra ais ata er here the tteOiiMnilMiumiu tMI thesoce
OiiMnilMiumiu I I nee soce wericMy thtsae tb M t w iiiaen e their theiraUcfttkm theirattelltbt thsfratteadhel
aUcfttkm the TIIea the eticet ed Hfhttog lisbtIs is twdwictcb twdwictcbcdtr 1Jed1mCdadeIcieat be4wretdedIt
edIt desefaot a U a whole Is It UN ueon ueonThe syrtenT syrtenTThe t tThe
The Senate can ill afford to lose the theHon tbeXCIII theWee
Hon 3oep 1 W Ilafley lIa1Ie He Is the peer at olto nor norma sayIn
ma to that t angaat badjr He fan arnvn JIOIIDfit owu tie tieN homadsesly
madsesly fit ausut JeUSo eszs N N4 ee qmatfani Jail JailTjt hhtramenidest afetraaawndMt
traaawndMt Tjt aMlM a abiy Thus iritt lew Jcr kfai beet beetan hiltare bs bsas
an sna fra fa the edBvfctian Jl that be i is isUte as a hemut hemutiseest Mia tit MB MBhonMt
honMt te the heart Tier expeet Urn to pmn pmnA JIIOIIk pemIt
k It A tfl 0 hope ML MLBaOeyg The sd bee sot JIOtBallQa jeikd jeikdBelitys
BaOeyg mpcrtor edsr fa tw tn Jcuidei cIecMUpon deesdeUpon JcuideiUpon
Upon the very ver threshold of things Con ConBueetoial ConIt Congreidami
Bueetoial It h dtoprivtiftg te see ee efcM iee of rtraJrjr rtraJrjrbetween ftJrJbet rwalrjrbetmesi
between bet Senators Lodge and BcmHse BewtftJper or her Bererioge BnaDd heraips
erioge mad Lodtefor fin Seat beanie in the nMiamat nMiamatfor tI aoemef4
for I f4 an antiehfld labor enactSMet JMIIt Wir VIy not JIOtOM tfOl tfOlthe aiO aiOthe
the honor even assail In the susie of UM famortal famortalSealer hamocajsIy I Itheft
Sealer there thuss Bxr enough escn a for allfbr both botIa hI fadeed hIWIrJ hidied
deed Why not caR it the LoogoI5eTeritJs Loq lleTerltIt act actthe or ortbe orthe
the BemkbjeLodne r act That fe too rfebteottf ri a aoanae afGr aesem
oanae for held feeting Somber the pique fa Ka Kafaetoteacy Itasa Itshiti
faetoteacy SOenee the jurriae jlUT 1IC aate Start the theeeBitoa Uteefllllbt theneot
eeBitoa off efllllbt o rt sWat bt Let es baTe panel paacelLe ICfJLe panelLo
Le the lame duck See him come limp limptec IImpIlL limph
tec h te The Tb fey y fe cd etid cld the sight 1I1 was dark da 11 11Prince UII UIIrrt 10 10Priem
Prince Albert Ibert no iu tenser I hoists aI out as enee it dId 4iWJill dIdIth hU hUHis
His rake yes feete that ttentarian ring when wb it an answers a aMrtn ¬
swers 5 ioncell nil MIll has S deeteooed Bet be hehas beId8d beSm
has a kind friend at eon The newspaper ntmItIApetGr mere oorreajtondent mereoudst
ajtondent oudst k for him If there is an office om to the thewhole WewIIoIe thewh
whole wh ae eatesoiT that bee act been picked oat 011 for oae oaethe OMol ossof
ol ue c eo CorusIssasl 1 ftae duets ii it itU bee beethis
the eanesaQHdenSs attention Newspaper Row Rowrun 1 1fill te teIBB
run of bfehearted rud redblooded red Iooded fellows liter lead leada
a helateg bead te the lame duos error ov tIMe tteieA tIMeA theeA
A new sensation must have been felt by byJaded b bJaded bybded
Jaded New Yorkers when Seth t Low turned law the thecny 1Mdt7 theethy
cny treesarj HMnetbinK over 27000 tTe in taxes vMch vMchhe wbtcIibe wbi wbibe
be Mgantad aa due on acooont of a mortgage mort qe he befelled bad badafled 1IacIWJed
felled t to Jodwte In his return of taxable tua prepettr
through sh a miaondrataadifig tllllli of o the lb tew Ia lo the themidst theIDidst theMIdst
midst of f t U thn abaoet daily da r revebufous 1fteIad of financial financialtarpitad thIaociatt8fllitu SuI1tergIthds
tarpitad e with which the nwiropelie has regaled n tile tbeeeontiT tiletIT themontri
eeontiT tIT for some time post this thu honest action of cMIl a anobte ao5le
nobte o5le MB MIl is mre1Ilflg refr hinc and esbftenwiac ala1iarnt1i Ir Irthe aarctteg aarcttegtbe aiut aiutthe
the moral enema like a tonic SemethteK of ofkilld the theIded
kind was we aratad to conriBCe m that the araken maefc maefcrskecc mi mirkerg
rskecc bare not told the trbok truth about the 4e 4eQoralMifK dezasraftdeg I It
QoralMifK t tefiaeaee of weal rtaIUl rtaIUlA valthA tit titA
A close examination of the now now law lawregtilaUtt lawemJIIQFmeDt iawretht
regtilaUtt eaptojnaet agencies which ha JIM been 88 88ect1T sosaectlve e eflectiw
flectiw ect1T as to dose a mraber mber of qu lluetlollaWe stIOMbte con conoernf CIDftemf meoafs
oafs coerlwM the CoramUsIentrs Commissl nen that it des doe not notprohibit DOtlroldblt notiriidb1t
prohibit iriidb1t agendes a from furnishing help to hotels or orother oro orother
other o respectable places here liijaor Is handled handledThe badjjThe ttdled ttdledTIte
The ateu9brioGslr was to prevent agencies bring bringcontacted bringmedeicted
contacted te qaestieaftbte QUntitI bIe places aces A literal ftra in intecyetation inteqftaUon Intnztation
tecyetation might sire Jt 1e one of Sin nrangiww ti far farrearhiDK firrethlug
rearhiDK and nansml enema purer bat this till w WIS rea s net neteouRht tOUIbt setby
eouRht by the good ytae 6 who bad the act fnaed fnaedand lrJMdAM fmeedand
and wbo atm arr ai now Do receiTfatg widespread and d dscrred d15ttftd de
15ttftd I scrred commendation fee tbe excellent serrice they the thehate
haTe rendered W the cotnzDuqitjr
A LITTLE NONSENSE NONSENSEI NONSENSESI31PLE NONSENSESIMPLE
I SIMPLE SI31PLEIm SIMPLEIm
Im often asked If I it Is hard bardTo hardTo hardTo
To verse Incite InciteMy Inl11teMy imlte imlteMy
My answer flSWer is to be a bard bardIs bardIs bardIs
Is easy quite quiteIt qultoIt quiteIt
It takes not n t much of matter rnpttQ grdy gI y yThe YThe
The trick to turn turnMost turnMost
Most any person at it may ml mlA mayA
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Yes one may manufacture versa vehic vehicIn vcicIn
In any style stylaYou stylsYou styleYou
You first select of phrases terse terseA tOr13eA terseA
A fairish pile pllaTwist pllsTwi pileTwist
Twist t em until a rhyme Is found toundIt foundIts
Its It s only fun funNow funNow
Now here Ive out a poem ground srbundtSee groundsSee
See hdw its done donolrutb doneTruth
Truth for Once OnceI
I always al buy my Christmas Ohrf ahritmas tmns presents presentsearly pr prosantsearly sents sentserl1
early earlyAv early4iW
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As I was about ab ut to say early on the themorning themorning themorning
morning of Ute SUh SUhPlenty 4thPlentyot 1th 1thPlenty
Plenty Plentyot of Time TimeEverybody Time3vurybody DlnteBvarybody
Everybody makes mak s mistakes ehi ehiregard ehVAs hJ hJA
A As regards personal persona experience o exporlen e fenO e re replied repIled replied ¬
plied the seifsattoned HllaU fte41 man nanr I cant c nt say sayIve y yrnneyer nyrye
rye rnneyer never made mati any as yet but thin Im Imonly ImonlY rmonly
only fortytwo
Served Right IlisrlitWilt RightWIlt flightwilt
Wilt have hav these theM students sthd ts fried friedThey triedThey fri d dThey
They asked of U tJJllr elr bashaw bashawAnd bashawAJId bashawAnd
And that fierce chief replied repliedIll rep1f replIedIll d durJJ
urJJ Ill eat am raw raw raw rawUncle rawDnck rawflack
Uncle on the th FnrniT FnrniTI Fnrmr
I 1 feet this dime when I was a boy boydd boysaId
said the penurious millionaire Queer tlQuoorth Queerth Queeroh
th that I should And It again after all allthese aUm allthese
these year yearNot yearsNot yearnNot
Not at all responded tho sarcastic sarcasticfriends sArcatctrleD4 sarcasticfrisud
friends frisud If youll poke among thoso dud deffdleaves dald daldleaft18 dudleases
leaves I should thhtk you might find six sixor sixor sixor
or eight cents aCC accumulated mulated Interest InterestRhymc intarestRhyme
1
Rhyme and Reason ReasonGive nenMOnGlye ReasonGive
Give a man rope enough I claim claimbegan clalmbepn claimbegan
began dogmatic do Btnks BtnksThat BinkaTMt BinkiThat
That hell soon quit the smoking smokingswaa slloklngbroke smokinggnaw
gnaw broke Jp hi facetious Jinks JinksTHE JinksTHE llnksTHE
THE INNOCENT BYSTANDER BYSTANDERTHE
THE LOST LO r BOY BOYThe BOY1he BOYThe
The Boy I Used U to Be would know knowHow knoWHow kno knoHow
How far it te I to Christmas ChtllCXfl day dayAnd daYAnd T TAacl
And every night in dreams would go goSwiftpaced SOSwiftpaced goSwiftpaced
Swiftpaced along the Wondrous way wayAnd 17An4 wayAnd
And he by day would count the weeks weeksTke teekTM weeksThe
The days daysthe the very hours Indeed IndeedWith IeeclWith indesdiWith
With eager eyes e7 and muring flamlft cheeks cheeksThe cheeksThe cheeksThe
The lore of Christmas Christmas he would read readAh readA readAk
Ah A he knew k all the Jolly tales talesThe tal talThe talieThe
< The folk about the lb Day would weave weaveWith waveWIt weaveWith
With WIt boyish faith which never falls fallsHe tailsHe failsHe
He had the knowledge II to toHe better betterHe beerelie
He knew the Lb legends all were w true trueHe tnMHe trueHe
He scrawled queer letters let telll to the Saint SaintHe SaintHe SaintHe
He beard the fairy horns that blew MewTheir blewT1MIr blewTheir
Their marvelmusic Ic far and faint faintHe taintHe faintHe
He heard beyond the northern rthera lights lightsTh Mg1ltsTh lightsThe
Th The pounding of th the reindeer hoofs hoofsAnd hClO hoofsAnd 8 8And
And counted all the long long Jon nights nightsEre mptsEre nightsEre
Ere they tlM mould course above the roofs roofsAnd rootsADd roofsAnd
And Christmas Clar Unu Eve he heard the song songOf 80IIgOf songOf
Of Santa Claus CIa while rapt he lay layHeard 1aTH1d layHeard
Heard Santas Saata laughter clear har and strong streDCWIeR strungWien strongWhen
When he drove merrily IIMrr away awayOn away0t1 awayOil
On 0t1 an of this U and a Del more 11IOI was WIUSThe his teleThe hisThe
The magic of the Christmas t tBut tI tIBut time timeBut
But now what little ornate 1DaIIIcIn Is IsIn V VIn
In thjBkfna < of that lilY < uhtma dIII1ft cbhusIn uhtmaIn
In thlnkm tIdK of the thIngs I knew knewSo kMwSo knewSo
So clearly m lit the long longAnd qa qaDd agoAnd
And knew not that their being true trueWa tnMIWu trueWas
Wa Wu quite tbe fairest thing tIda to is know knowOf bowOf kawof
Of all fl the Christmas wishes made madeThin madeThin tie tieIbIa
Thin Is tile deepest in the heart heartTb tThat heartThat
Tb That t I might find the light s t that played playedThrong l7edTIaR playedbrough
Throng brough all 11 the long days T set apart apartaad apart1dnd par parbelieve
aad Bitrnt believe the legends quaint quaintTb quahtTIle quaintThe
Tb TIle sleigh tracks in the snow might see seeAnd He HeADd seeAnd
And know the Jolly olden Saint SaintAx sattA SaintAs
Ax did the Boy I Used to Be BePC DePOll e eIOR
PC POll II A WALL rAIT GAUD GAUDDirection CARnDIrecUou CARDDirections
Direction Paint with a wWe brush brushIn trnMiIa
I In 1 gilt paint on a sheet of blue card cardboard canIbeu4 can canheard
board ornament with potty roses and andsprinkle aDdwith andsprinkle
sprinkle with diamond lust Give It to toSOBM teIrieIId tosome
some friend who is sore on his job jobMY JoIXy joby
MY y TASK TASKThta or TSiCTa JS JSftII
Thta Ta m II my teat t to Iel Ieuw wafe cash cashbd the thetil
til Minjha of the fa kea kea11pm dac a aVpm
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tv eue Math I ken a aMIll ones onesAs missAnd
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Tills Little Pipe Stayed at Home HomeFrsm nomeWeallb IlonieFame
Fame Harpers Weekly WeeklyIt WeallbIt WeeldyIt
It wa formerly the custom of the th thtry coun country country ¬
try folk to work pnt ut their taxes by byIDe hoartl hoartlinf boartitug
tug the teacher which meant that from fromtime froMtbM fromtime
time to time be was supplied PP ed from various variousquarters varrIouaqaarte18 variousquarters
quarters with food foodOne fooODe foodOne
One day a boy named Tim Meorehoad Meorehoadbreathlessly MOGro Mverolaoadbreathlessly 08d 08dbAath7
breathlessly sought the teacher t8a ller exclaim exclaiming exe1U exe1USay exclaimlug ¬
lug
Say teacher my pa wants to know if ifyou Ifyou Ifyou
you like itorttT itorttTIndeed tOCItPI iiot iiotIndeed
Indeed I I do Tim was the reply uSay uSayto Say Sayto y yto
to your father that there is nothing nethln i ithe In Inthe Inthe
the way of meat that I like better than thanpork thanpork
pork porkSotae porkSome
porkSoftIe
SoftIe time passed and there was no pork porkfrom porkfrom porkfrom
from Tints Tha father a a fact that in MO 110urpd way waysurprised waysurprised
surprised the teacher eacber er for thq old man was wasknown wasknowu wasknown
known throughout the Ut conafy Contt as a atight ILU atight
tight U proposition ptOpC Nevertheless one e after afternoon afternoon afternoon ¬
noon the teacher took the boy aside and amiasked andulted aridasked
asked askedHow ultedHow askedHow
How about that pork Tint that your yourfather YOUrfather yourfather
father nromteed me meOh meT meTOb marOh
Oh answered Tim the pig got well weHHe welllie Welllie
lie Could Stop Tillmiui TillmiuiVnm TlIlnumNa Tilluinuyam
yam yamSenator J Jwfet JwfetSenator
JSeaator
Senator Tlllroan was 8 recently talking in inMs Ind InIda
Ms usual vehement veIN at manner The con conversation COItvenation eonvariation ¬
venation threatened to boo stormy A AfrlAnd AfriAud gtfeland
frlAnd expostulated expo tlliated with the Senator Senatorsaying genatOlsaylnc Sinatorsaying
saying it was harfllya rdly a place for such sucha
a discussion discussionPlease cJlIMuIoDPlease discussionPicas
i iwr1lln
Picas Please dont talk so much said the thewarning thewarning
warning wr1lln voice voiceIt votceIt voiceIt
It irritated Tttlman TttlmanTalk TUIIINTIk TllhsanTalk
Talk he shouted Til ru talk as muck muckwhenever muellwbeDever muckwhenever
whenever and wherever I please I would wouldlike WOuldlike wouielike
like to see the man ma who 110 can e n keep me mefrom mefrom m mfrom
from talking talkingI taDd taDdI
I can came a voice from the crowd crowdTill crowdTillman crowdTiuman
Till Tillman man turned and glared about him himThen binlThen himThen
Then hi his eye caught the speaker s r He Hepretended Hepretended Hepretended
pretended to quail The Jaugh went round roundand roundand roundand
and the critical situation was saved savedThe savedThe savedThe
The man who had hurled the defiant defiantI de ant
9 I can was Dr T T Moore THImana THImanalifetime Tillman Tillmanlifetime TtIlmanglIfetime
lifetime dentist dentistCoulilnt denttetC0111tlnt dentistCouldnt
Coulilnt Help Thinking of It ItFrom ItJIroM ItFeels
From uw CUnga ks KmnMIcnkL KmnMIcnkLDo ReeenlHsmbLDo L
Do you ever think of the future futureasked futuroasked futureasked
asked the good man manYou manYou manYou
You bet I do replied the ntnn who whohad wh whbad whhad
had not been able for three th years to get gethis gethis gethis
his salary raised Every very time I get my mybills mybill myhills
bills bill paid up I wonder how b w In the world ivorWFm worldIm worldIm
Im going 8OIn to be able to settle whan the thestex theJMXt thenext
stex next batch 1Mt h comes in inHe inlIe Inlie
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3 hughes and the President PresidentWhen PresldcntWhen PresidentsWhen
When New Yorks governorelect tho thoHon thoHon theHon
Hon Charles CharlcsEvans Evans Hughes responds to tothe tuthe tothe
the Presidents Invitation to be a White WhiteHouse WJ1lteHouse WhiteJIOue
J House guest he and air Roosevelt will willhave willhave willhave
I have their second long talk The Pres President PresIdent Prosldent ¬
i ident Is probablpr least acquainted with withMr withMI withMr i
j Mr Hughes In a personal sense than thanwith thanwfth thanwith
with any other American of great prom promiOttnce promnce promflence
J
iOttnce flence nce They had ha met only in the most mostcasual mostUIUfI mostesul
casual < way up to the time that Mr SirHughes MrHughes MrHughes
Hughes had completed his part of the thework thEwork thework
i work in the Insurance investigation Soon Soonafter SoonIlfler Soonafter
i after the close of the public part p rt of that thatHerculean thatHtrcule thatHerculean
Herculean n labor President Roosevelt ent entfor entfor entfor
j for Mr Hughes Hugh to come to the White WhiteHouse WhiteHoua VhlteHouso
House and get acquainted aequ lnted As the ro rosult 1ft 1ftsult rosuit
sult of the visit the th President asked ask d Mr MrHughes MrHughes MrHughes
Hughes to assist the government gov rnmont irt the theprosecution he helirusocution e
prosecution 1 11t1on of the Coal Trust as a spa special Sf Sfclal spacml ¬
cial attorney for the Interstate Com Commerce ComJnele8 Cornineree ¬
merce Commission He went over that thatcase thatcase thatcase
case fully with Attorney General Moody Moodycarried Moodycarried rstoodyCArried
carried all of the th Important papers back backto backto backto
to New ow York and was to give the Pre President Proddent t tdent ¬
dent his answer In a few f w months Mean Meantime Meantime MeanUin ¬
time Uin Mr Hughes found that he could couldnot couldnot couldnot
not spare Bp re the U time from the preparation preparationof
of his hi report on the Insurance Investiga Investigation Inetlgatlon investigaties ¬
ties to give close clo o attention to the Coal CoalTrust CCNLlTrust CoalTrust
Trust investigation and so notified the tbePresident thePr thePresident
President Pr llkJut Had he not been nominated nominatedfor nomtlUlledfor nomlneodfor
for governor and elected he might have haveundertaken hav havundertakon haveundertaken
undertaken this prosecution for the gov government government govcrassest ¬
ernment The next time th President Presidentmet Presidentmet Presidentmet
met him was soon after Mr Hughes had hadbeen hadbeen hadbeen
been nominated by b the Saratoga convert convention convertjos ¬
tion 1011 He then rode part of o the way with withOta w1thU withthe
Ota U President Pre ldent as the latter was return returnIng returnIng returnhag
j Ing from Oyster Bay Da in I October and on onthat onthat onthe
that the occasion it Is believed be learned learnedmore leernodInUre learnedmare
more about politico than he h had ever everknown everknown ver verknown
known before beforeLooking beforeLooking
Looking for Trouble TroubleThe TroubleTit TroubleThe
The Tit Hon William WlIU Richardson of Ala Alabama Alabama Alabarns ¬
barns bama appears to have determined to kick kickup kickup kickup
i up a big rumpus on the Democratic Du side of ofhe erthe ofthe
the he House at this session of Congress He Hehas Heframed Hehas
has framed a bill nih for introduction at an anearly ansrly anearly
early date which seeks to take from the theDemocracys theDamoeraeys theDemocracys
Democracys patron saint int the immortal immortalJackson ImmortalJackaon immortalJackson
Jackson the credit for winning the battleof < battle battleof ttJe ttJeor
of New Orleans Tbe Richardson bill pro provides provJdJIfC prov1ds ¬
vides for an appropriation of MoW MW with withwhich v1thwhlc withwhich
which to erect er t a monument to Gen John JohnCoffee Johneer JohnCeffee1
Coffee eer who Judge Richardson asserts assertsHd aNertadid
did Hd 1 more than Jackson In whipping whippingackenhams whlpplaPacJcenhams whippingPackenharns
ackenhams redjckets The bones of of3offee orCotree ofCoffee
Coffee lie l crumbling in a graveyard at atMorence atPtore atFlorence
Florence Ptore ce In Judge Richardsons Rlehard on district districtand di8trtctalld districtn41
and n41 it is 1 there he would have the monu monument monumeat anonumeat ¬
meat erected which would proclaim to tofuture tofuture tofuture
future generations that Jackson was not notthe BOtthe notthe
the hero of New Orleans Ori ana The Kentucky
Democrats in the House will probably probablysupport proba probablysupport b bnpport
support the bill not only became Jackson Jacksonused Jackaonu Jacksonused
used to trounce Henry Clay but bu also be because be beCu because ¬
cause Jackson on in his report of the battle battleof battleor battleof
of New Orleans declared that the Ken Kanucky Kentucky Kentucks
tucks regiment Ingloriously OrioU817 fled But Butit ButIt Butit
it te not believed many man other Democrats Democratswill Demoena Democratswill 111 111wUl
will give H their support More Iore than thanonce thNtonce thanonce
once efforts have been iII made mad to remove removetbe removethe removethe
the equestrian statue tat of Gen Jackson Jacksonwhich Jukaoawhich Jacksonwhich
which occupies the center of Lafayette LafayetteSquare LafayetteSquare LafayetteSquare
Square with his h head turned In watchful watchfulattitude watchCulattitude watchfulattitude
attitude toward the front door of the theWhite theWhlte therhlte
White rhlte House but each time the Demo Democrats Demoera Democrets ¬
crats era 18 have ha Yet raised such a row about bout it itthat Itthat itthat
that the promoters of the scheme have havefled haveled haveled
led as InglorIously ly as Jackson said 14 the tbeKentuckiane theKentvckJaaM theKentucklasas
Kentuckiane did at Hew Orleans Be Because Be Beea Because ¬
cause ea of this the statue of Layette Layettepresented IAhtyetteprtIMftted Lafayettepresented
presented by b tbe French government governmenthad 8OverntIwI governmenthad
had to be placed at one corner of this thtesquare tit titTo thissquars
square squareTo squarsTo
To Fill Ike Hills HIIl Place Plnccla PlnceIA PlaceIn
la the recess of Congress Col Ike HIP HUIsled mued HIPdied
sled ed and this tit regrettable R act of Prov Provoence PrcKdeDce Prordeuce
oence deuce has imposed Im upon the Democrats Democratsof i ioC
of the House the task of choosing a a suc successor ueto necmoor ¬
cessor to him as one of the special ial em employee Cft1ploy empIoys ¬
ployee ploy allowed the minority Col Hill Hillheld Hillbeld Hillheld
held the th poet BO many years yrsthat years0that that his nne nneold line 21neold lineold
old physiognomy became as much a fea feature feature feetore ¬
ture of tbe tout ensemble of the House Houseas Hol8eHeft Houseas
as seen from from the galleries as did that tbatof thatof thetof
of Uncle Joe Jo Cannon Gen Grosveaor or orCan CKGen orGin
Can Bingham The Democrats Democ will vttl meet meettomorrow meettomorrow t ttoMmTQW
tomorrow to select CoL Hills auoceseorAmonl suoceseorAmong successor successorAmong
Among the candidates whose name is isfegion isle Islegion
legion te the Hon Nathaniel T Crutch CrutchReid Cratchid Crutchfield
Reid of Kentucky Col Crutchneld Wd has hasbeen hubeen htsbeegi
been a resident of Washington V more than thantwenty thantwenty thantwenty
twenty years He was parliamentary parliamentaryclerk parliamentaryclerk parliamentaryclerk
clerk of the House when John G Carlisle Carlislewas Carlialewaa CarlIslewas
was Speaker and d Mr Carlisle CarlJ le esteems esteemshim esteem6ktm esteemshim
him as the readiest and most thorough thoroughparliamentarian thorougbpultamentarian thoroughperilamntrian
parliamentarian in the United States StatesCol Stat StatCol StatesCcl
Col Crutchneld has 11 stood at the Bide of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the chairman of every Democratic na national JIatIoIaa1 tietionni ¬
tional convention for the past twenty twentyyears twentyto twentyyears
years to steer that functionary right rit t eu euparliamentary It ItparUamentar or orpsrllazneatary
parliamentary twists twl ts and procedure J H Hte HA HAIe HiIs
te a lawyer r of ability abiUt > sod long experience experienceand experienetad experienceand
and te seeking the place In the B B1DOI6 Housemore House Housemore
more as an au honor than for Its compensa compensation compeasatton eompensatine ¬
tine tionSenator ttonSenator tineSenator
Senator Baileys Prosecutor ProsccntorRobert ProsccutorRobert ProsecutorRobert
Robert Vance Davidson the attorney attorneygeneral aUent8 aUent8ftI attorneygeneral
general < ftI of Texas who is bringing grave gravecbrges gravehrw gravecharges
charges hrw against Senator Bailey in con connection conJMetion conliection ¬
nection with Standard Oil matters is a aNorth aNorth aNorth
North Carolinian by 0 birth and develop development development developmoist ¬
ment He has lived In Texas only a few fewyears fewyenn fewyears
years and naturally bad not been much muchheard muchnl muchhetrd
heard nl of outside of his home city of ofGalveeton ofGalveston ofGalveston
Galveston until he was nominated on onthe ondie onthe
the ticket with Gov Lanham He and andtbe amitbe andthe
tbe Senator SeD tor were on terms of cordial cordiality cordlaft cordiality ¬
ity until Mr Davidson avld was w elected to tooffice toomce toismee
office or dr r prv pr jly he would not have havebeen havebeeA havebeen
been nominated Senator Bailey has ta taken takm taken ¬
ken a conspicuous part in every er State Stateconvention StateconenUon Stateconvention
< convention of his party in Texas for a adecade acIfocade adecide
I decade or more more and fights vallaatl valiantly > for forthe torthe forthe
the nomination of his friends Mr MrVance MrVanee MrVsnce
Vance is not the young < man he is rep represented represented represented ¬
resented to be In the Eastern press He Heis H His Heis
is about fifty years old It Is said that tbatbe thatbe thathe
be te related to the late Senator from fromNorth fromNorth fromNorth
North Carolina Cro1t whose middle name he bebears hebeltra hebears
bears and that he studied law under his hisdistinguished hisdistingUished hisdistinguished
distinguished relative He was prom prominent promInent promlatent ¬
inent in the politics of his native State Statebefore Statebfore Statebefore
before removing to Texas and it te tethought Iathou Isthought
thought thou t that should he establish the thetruth thetruth thetruth
truth of the serious s rlous accusations he has hasmade hasmade hasmade
made about Senator Baileys connection connectionwith conneeUonwith connectionwith
with the Standard Oil Company he may maybe mAYbe maybe
be elected to the Senate by b the tit legisla legislature legislature legislaten ¬
ture ten at Austin this winter even though thoubu thoughUrn
th u legislators were unanhpously in instructed instructed
structed for Mr Bailey nane > in the tb primaries primarieslast primariesat prlmerieslast
last summer summerHnil summelIInti summerIliad
Iliad Rend Hortons Book BookGeorge nookGeor BookGeorge
George Geor < e Horton United States consul consulgeneral connlgral consulgeneral
general at Athens Athens owes hit appointment appointmentto t
to that muchsought muehsU t berth te the fact factthat factthat factthat t
that one of the President KooseueUs Chil Children dbUdreA dliiidren ¬
dren had read one of o Hortans books only onlya onba f
a few days before the author was intro introduced Introduced Introduceti ¬
duced to him at the White House The Themeeting Themeeting Themeeting >
meeting was wa quite by b chance and until untiltbe untUthe untilthe 1
the person who presented the author to tothe tothe tothe 9
the President casually casua1J > mentioned the fact facttbat faetthat factthat t
that Horton had writtek several se ral books booksMr booksMr booksMr s
Mr Roosevelt did not know to whom he hewas bena hewag e
was na talking He then immediately ImmEdlat y be became be beetlme beclime ¬
came Interested Inttre ted Why said the th Presi President President President ¬
dent dent one of my m boys has Just finished finishedreading finlahedreading finishedreading 1
reading your charming book In Argolisand Argoisand Argolis Arjulisand
and he turned It over to me I got gotabout Qtabout gotabout
about half through it last night and andtwo andtwo andtwo
two or three years ago I read your yourTempting yourTempting OUf OUfTempting
Tempting of St Anthony I wish I could couldwrite coukJwrite couldwrite
write so good a book as cither of them themMr themMr
Mr 11 Horton had served four years yearsa as con consul consul consul ¬
sul general at Athens by appointment of ofPresident ofPresident ofPresident f
President Cleveland < but President Mc McIvlnley McKInley lc lcKlnle
Ivlnley Klnle turned him out to make room rooniTor rooniTora tor tora tora
a constituent of Senator Spooner He Hocame HeORID Hecame
came to Washington from his home in inChicago InCh InChicago
Chicago Ch go soon after Mr Roosevelt suc succeeded sucoeeQed sueoeeded ¬
ceeded McKinley to do some newspaper newspaperwork newspaperwork newspaperwork
work He had no political backing and andbesides andbCtlldes andbesides
besides he was a Democrat But when whenPresident whenPresident whenPresident
President Roosevelt learned that Horton Hortonwanted Hortunwanted Hortonwanted
wanted to go back to Athens as consul consulhe consulht consulhe
he sent for him and assured bm that thatjust thatjast thatJust
just as soon ai a a vacancy oancy occurred urred In Inthe Inthe Inthe
i
the place he would give him Im the appoint nppolntmen1 appoIntmerit appointment ¬
merit Senator Spooncrn man died a ashort ashort ashort a
short time afterward and the President Presidentmmcdlately Presidentm PresidentmTnediatol it
mmcdlately m mTnediatol nMlnt l appointed Horton
QUIZZING CANAL DIGGERS DIGGEBSPrenidcnt DIGGERSI DIGGERS1President
I
I President Preltl fcnt Roosevelt Ron flown H HComplaint kI itComplaint
Complaint that Wan GroundlesS GroiinillemJifanm GrountUCluh1D GroundlesSrunazas
I
fanm 1D Corre CQnespondenca pondcnc4 New York Tcr TcrBeneath Ilcrtld IlcrtldBeneath
I Beneath an Ironroofed Ironr fed moBS shed shedPresident shed shodPresident
I President Pro81d nt Roosevelt paused It wu wubunt wasbuilt wa wabuilt <
built bunt on a slope Charcoal burners In Inwhich Inwhfoh Inwhich
which the negro laborers cook cooc tholr tholrfood tholri theirfood
food were on the muddy ground groundThis groundI groundThis
This strikes strlk 9 me ao pretty poor ho boremarked horemarked
I
remarked remarkedJaokson
I Jaokson Smith said that a a cement cementflOOT cementfloor
floor was to replace the swampy under underfooting undertooting underfooting
footing A crowd of negroes sur surrounded sumrounded
rounded the President PrcsldentHow PresidentHow
How much are you paid he dc dcmandedk demanded domanded
mandedk manded pointing to a tall negro negroThirtytwo negroThirtytwo negroThirtytwo
Thirtytwo cents silver an hour I Iam Iam
am a glazier gla2ierWhere glazl glazierdo r rWhero
Where do you get your our food How Howmuoh Howmuvh Howmuch
much does It cost Is it good goodGot goodGet
Got It from the Chinese stores Gov Government Goternnient 1
ernment commissary not so good goodWhat goodWhat i
What is the matter with it broke brokeIn brokein
In the Presidently President quick quickWell qutclb qutclbYell ly lyWell
Well the yams are not good The TheCanal T110Canal TheCanal
Canal Commission Commlssl n storekeeper wont wonttake wonttalee wonttake
take them back when theyre bad badThe badTho badThe
The President directed the men U to toproceed toproceed >
proceed to the store where he con confronted conCrfnted confronted
fronted the negro storekeeper with the thenegro thenegro
negro making the t1e charge ContradI ContradItions Contradltiona Contraditions
tions ensued andthe an the President led the theway tbeway theway
way to the yam bin Some yarns ms wore woremoldy woremoldy
moldy on the end but shown for the themost themost
most part Dflrtto Ho be sound A yellow negro negroslice negrob negrog1otidrred
slice b g1otidrred 1J 1 rod his way In loudly complain co complainlag plaln plalnlng
lag they were bad badThe badThe badThe
The Jamaicans speak exceedingly exceedinglywell CJCceedIngJywell exceedinglywell
well and this mans grlovance was wasfluent wusfluent wasfluent
fluent until the President demanded demandedto
to know whether he t bad d actually pur purchased purehasoo purchased
chased bad food He had Would not notthe riotthe
the th storekeeper take it back The Thecom Th Thcomplainer Thecomplainer
com complainer plainer said no noWhat noWbat noWhat
What I wish to know persisted the UtePresident thePresident
President Is whether > r you ou ever tried triedto triedto triedto
to return any an bed food and wore un unablp unablp Unable
ablp to do doI so soI soI
I wouldnt stoop to bring It back backThats backThats backThats
Thats all The President Pre fdent cut the theman theman theman
man off 0 < in disgust and am departed satis satisfled satisfied eatlufled
fled that the criticism was captious ca > tlous In Inconslderatlon Inconsideration
consideration of the fact that many manynegroes manynegroes manynegroes
negroes prefer cooking their own food foodto foodto foodto
to eating It in the general mess Presi Presldent President President
dent Roosevelt ordered the sale of an anuncooked anuncooked anuncooked
uncooked ration of exactly the same samefood samefood samefood
food stuffs as are served in the mess messThis me meThis messThis
This will be b sold for th thc same me price as asmess 8 8mess
mess house meals minus the cost of ofcooking orooklng ofcooking
cooking cookingAs cookingAs ooklngA
As A I he saw scones of activity surpris surprisIng surprisIng surprishag
Ing in the face of the downpour he heturned h hturued liaturned
turned to Chairman Shouts who in inkhaki Inkhaki Inkhaki
khaki had accompanied the President Presidenteverywhere Presidenteverywhere Presidenteverywhere
everywhere everywhereIs
Is this normal Dormal1 The chairmans chairmansanswer cbarmansanser chairmansanswer
answer was frank frankExcept frankExcept frankExcept
Except for the fact that we have for forthis fortll forthin
this tll day grouped our trains ao that thatyou th8tyou thatyou
you might get the best possible view viewof viewot viewof
of all parts of the work and except for forthe torthe forthe
the fact act that no risk is taken of block blocking blocktag blockhag ¬
tag the progress of this train by blasts blaststhe bhutsthe blaststhe
the conditions you see are normal normalWOHEff normalWOMEN normalWON
WOMEN UT INDUSTRY niDUSTEYInteresting nmUSTRYInterellting INDUSTRYInteresting
Interesting Figures ShoW Their In Influence Infitience ¬
fluence on Marriage and Divorce DivorceVim Dhorce1ImI DivorceFma
Vim Ute IlrfteMiiWa Ledger LedgerAn LedIaAn LdirAn
An Interesting contribution to sociology sociologyis
is f furnished in a recent report re rt of the theMassachusetts theKa thelancbuietts
Massachusetts Ka tlCbu tli Bureau of Labor statistics statisticson
on the decline of o marriage in that State StateThe StateThe StateThe
The number of single women in 1SSS l was was107M5L was1flt15L
107M5L la liCh the number was 1888111 1 1There 1isIISThere 1888111There
There was a an increase in the number of ofmarried oCmarrHcl ofmarried
married women from 7MfSK 7 to 1194115 1194115Ten l1I4JUTen l1143ILTea
Ten years n ago there t ere were w were re S3VSCK more JftOeIe sin single singb ¬
gb gle Ie than married women in the jurisdic jurisdiction jurl jurisdicthou dlc dlcdOft ¬
thou Xow the single women outnum outnumber outnumber outnuinher ¬
ber the married by RSJfrL UI4 The head of ofthe oftJae ofthe
the bureau characterizes S the disparity disparityas
as startling He attributes it chiefly chlett to toth tothe tothe
th the fact that women are entering the thebusiness theU6lneSEI thebusiness
business field and are a therefore not notdependent so sodependent sodependent
dependent on marriage for a livelihood livelihoodas
as formerly The official also ventures venturesthe venturesthe venturesthe
the statement that th the independence independencewhich IndeJMUHleDcewblch Independencewhich
which Is becoming more and a cl more preva prevalent prevalent provelent ¬
lent among women is one of the causes causesof caMesor causesOf
of the great Ire t increase Jmna e of divorce In Mae Massachusetts M Msachuetts Maesachusetta ¬
sachusetts divorces increased from 2166 2166in 1iI 1iIin iiiin
in 1S36 t to 7800 800 in MD6 MD6PBESIDEffT 1tIJ5PRESIDENT 1116PRESIDENT
PRESIDENT AND TARIFF TAEHTXCTV TARIFFSeW TARIFFNew
SeW York Sun Urges Him to Take TakeInitiative TakeInlUnthc TakeInitiutive
Initiative In Reforming It ItFT ItPnIm ItYme
PnIm FT B tfc U New York So SoA SaL SaLA SoA
A change ehan in the existing tariff is in inevitable 1ft 1ftevltable Inevitable ¬
evitable The all 11 important thing is how howit bowIt howIt
it shall be effected If as heretofore heretoforethen heretoforethen heretoforethen
then five years oars of wretched and wholly whollygratuitous whollyIT whollygratutls
gratuitous IT gratutls tvl trouble anxiety and mister misfortune misCortUDe mistertune ¬
I tune If by a new party coming into intopower intopower Intopower
I
power and inspired by the kind kl d of doc doctrines doctrtnee doetrines ¬
trines that have clothed the winds of late lateyears I8toyre lateyears
years then more years of worse w e misery miseryand miseryaDd miseryand
and tenfold misfortune misfortuneIt
It seems mor more than possible that the tbePresident thePrsldent thePresident
President could bring brl such a reform reformabeut re reformabout ormabout
about If he addressed himself to it It Un Unless Un1eH Unless ¬
less he does so there will 111 be no such re reform re reform reform ¬
form until there is a change of govern government soverRment governmeat ¬
ment The whole force of initiative rests restswith restswith restswith
with the Pr President ent The Republican par party par party party ¬
ty is absolutely absolutel incapable of initiative initiativeand InltJattveand initiativeand
and if Mr Roosevelt once started on tbe tbei tbeproposition theproposition
i proposition be would have the whole wholecountry wholecountry wholecountry
country behind him as even he has 8 not notyet notyet notyet
yet bad it itGnidcs ItGuldc8 itGuides
Guides Who 110 Use UII Arsenic ArxcnlcFnKa Ar ArsenicPrim culc culcFNAI
Prim the N Nea r Grimm 0 TfaittDaMMmt TfaittDaMMmtHorses nmDosat nmDosatllorsos D DHorses
Horses and mountaineers JIIOU talaeers said saidchemist a ae achemist
chemist e mist consume arsenic as a Ii college collegeboy celtepboy collegeboy
boy consumes Egyptian cigarettes N No Noparticularly Neparticularly e eparticularly
particularly evil results so fjO o far as I can canmake cantIMlke canmake
make out followed followedDuring followedDuring fOlloWedDurIng
During the Alpine season big consign consignments conetgnments consignments ¬
ments of arsenic go out regularly re ulari to the theSwiss theSv1ss theSwiss
Swiss guides These men claim that thatlump thatlump a alump
lump lump of the drug allowed to t dissolve dissolvegradualy dlssohegra dissolvegradualy
gradualy gra ualy In the mouth helps one uo a astiff asure aaug
stiff grade as a rope would do doA doA dopinch
A pinch of arsenic te occasionally occasionallysprinkled occasionallysprinkled occasionallysprinkled
sprinkled over o r horses oats OAts or a piece piecethe pieceUte piecethe
the size of a pea Is fastened to their theirbits thoirbits theirbits
j bits The stuff puts fire and go into the theanimals theanhD theanimals
j animals anhD lIs It rounds them out It makes makestheir makestIIelr makesthlr
their coats glossy glossyBut glossyBut glossyBut
But no one should take to arsenic arsenicNo arsenleNo rscuieNo
No one should take to any stimulant stimulantWe sdatull1ntYe stimuhentWe
We Ye are better off without such things tltlngsJlorc thingsMore
More Trncltnicc Xectlcd XccclctlPJIm ecded ecdedFysm
Pmra the New ew York Herald HeraldThe HlftldTho BraidThe
The whole system of railroad traffic in InAmerica InAmerica
America is wrong terribly wrong with withIts withIts 1th 1thIts
Its network of congested single track trackroads trackroads trackroads
roads where there should be two and two 1wowhere twowhere
where as much freight and as as many manyhuman litanyhuman many
human beings are transported as demand demanda 1
a fourtrack route Grade crossings are aredeathtrAPB aredeathtraps
deathtraps the invention of the devil de11lhey devilthey
they are well called and should be abol abolished abolIshed abolIshOd
ished throughout the country countlScct1 countrycci1
Xcctl cci1 Vntchlng WatelilmigPreen Watch VntchlngPr In ST STPram
Pram m tile OUwiie SUwfcml awl Times TimesDr nmtsDr ThmesDr
Dr PricePrice PrlcePrioeYes Yes I need a vacation vacationbadly vacationbadly lentioobadlY n
badly badlY but I cant take It just now nowMany no noMllny nowMnny
Many of my m patients are in such condition conditionthat conditionthat Conditionthat n
that I cant afford to leave them They Theyneed Theyneed Theyneed y
need constant nursing nursingWiseAh nursingWiseAla
Wise WiseAh Ah yes foxyjieople arent they
If you quit nursing them they U10ygOt get wall wallthe wellthe fill fillthe
the tlrst thing you ou know eh ehA eRYer ohA
A Very Yer Cold CoI Dottle DottleFrom DottleFrcm BottleFttin
From the Cleveland Lender LenderPeary LeacHrPeary LeaderPeary
Peary left a bottle on the Ice at the thefarthest tho thofarthest thefarthest 0
farthest point reached by him It ought oughtto
to be cold enough by b the time Urpe he hq ranches ranchesIt e
It again
Why WII So Thankful Thnnkfn r r1n1m flim
Fi 1n1m m the ImHaBaprtk InIIia k Star StarWith StarWith
With Gov Vardaman still at large Mis MississIppi MIssissIppi i
sissIppi has the nerve to celebrate with withtwo withtwo withtwo h
two Thanksgivings Thun 1ylngs
HEARD AT HOTELS HOTELSTho
The Th onergotld junior ior Senator from M Mhol 11Uhohf flUhoig
hol hohf lIon A J Hopkins wad kept < pt bun bumfat bunat hur hurat
at the New ew Wlllard yesterday e tord shakIng ehnklnghands ehnldnlthands shakInghands
hands with numerous friend Mr Hop Hopkino Ho Hoklns Hopkins
kino has two more years to serve before beforehis betorehlB beforehis
his present resont term expires but the outlook outlookis
is that with his acknowledged strong hol4 hol4on hoJ4on hol4on
on the people he will have no opposition oppositionfor oppo ltlon ltlontor
j for another Sanatoria 1 term rtj IB a brief briefchat brietchat briefclint
c chat with a Herald reporter the Senator Senatorsaid SanatOsaJd SesmtoVsaid
fi said
saidIt
It is not probable that anything along along1tho alongtho alongthe
t tho lines of tariff revision will 111 be done at atthis atthis atthis
t this session but undoubtedly the next nextCongress nextCongress nextCongress
Congress win go In for or a complete re revision r40 r40vision rovision ¬
vision of the schedules There are certain certainInequalities certaInInequalities certaininequalities
I Inequalities of taxation that need remedy remedying remedyIng remedylag ¬
ing but always along protection lines so sothat 0that sothat
that no harm can happen to the wage wageearners wagee wageearners
earners e mers whose high comparative pay Is Isthe fstbe Isthe
t the direct result of protection The Re Republican Republican
r publican party can be intrusted 1 with the thatauk thfli thetask
t task of revision and when the work Is ladone Isdone isdone
t done it will be a satisfactory Sfltl actery perform performance perormance performance
ance anceMarry i iMany
j jIuy
Many Iuy friends have called at the Metro Metropolitan retr retrPOlltan j jpelitan
pelitan to to express to Senator Berry of ofArkansas otArkanas j jArkansas
Arkansas their regret that be was d dr drftaad desated T Tfented
j fented sated for reelection by the spectacular spectacularchief spectacularchloe spectacularchief
chief < executive of that State StateJet Jeff Davs DavisThe DavsThe DavsThe
r The Senator smiles goodhumoredly and andthank an antbank andthanks
thank hi hilt friends for their kind expres expressions expresSlOBS expresSian ¬
SlOBS Sian bat he bears his defeat philosophic philosophically philosophically philosophically ¬
s ally Hl Hki U public carter at Washington Washingtontas Wasb1ntonhas
1 bas tas been useful u etut and honorable bonora le and when whenhe whenhe whenhe
he retires on tbe 4th of March he will willcarry willcarry willcarry
J carry with htm the good wishes and re respect respect respect ¬
spect of every Senator SeaatwI
I think that t the Democracy of North NorthCarolina NorthCaroline NorthOarolina
Carolina IB unquestionably 1UNI eeclo ahty for Bryan Bryansaid Bryansaid Bryansaid
said the Hon Edward Pou the Congress Congressman Congrcsaman Congressnan
man from that State State at the Riggs BiggsHouse RiggsBolIN RiggsHouse
House HouseWhat BolINWhat HouseWhat
What is more mer I believe that he will willbe willbe willbe
i be nominated aDd elected The people of ofthis atthis ofthis
this country have solemnly determined determinedthat determlnfdthat determinedthat
that they will 1ft put a men In the White WhiteTOUB WhIteROOM WhiteHouse
ROOM TOUB who will not only ORI favor remedial remediallegislation remedialIcglslaUon remediallegislation
legislation but wbo will see that It la lacarried Jcarried incarried
carried out They arc tired of half halfhearted haltberted halfhearted ¬
hearted efforts to produce bettor political politicalconditions politicalcondfUoR8 politicalconditions
i conditions and want a man who will give givetbem givethem j jthem
them bread instead of a stone stoneCol stoneCol stoneGel
Col Bryan has a hold on the country countrysuch countrfsuch countrysuch
such > as no other possesses po The public pubU pubUbrlleYe5 publicbelieves r rbelieves
believes in his sincerity u rUY and ability and andmany and11MUly andriteny
many have ha ve come te think U nk he is the only onlypublIc onlypublic i ipublic
public man who can n bring about the thedesired thede thedesired
i desired de lred changes In our affairs affairsThose ifalrsTbo affairsThose
Those e Baltimore newspaper fellows are aroas aOas areas
as great romancers as Baron Mun Munchausen YoncbauHA Munchausen >
chausen said Congressman man W H H Jack Jackson Tackson Jackson ¬
son of Maryland at the Arlington ArlingtonThey ArUngtonTbe ArlingtonThey
They Tbe were mad with me for my oppo opposition oppoaWoa oppoeltos ¬
sition to the Haymaa a oyster bill bUI and andthat andthat antIthat
that Is why those e yarns about out spending spendingmoney spendingmoney spendingmoney
money to win the election in my district districtwere d1stnctwere districtwere
were printed But I dont care a rap rapwhat rapwhat rapwhat
what they print I beat them good end endaard CDdbard endbard
bard and can do it again sam any time timeI
I was cheated out of tho election by bytrick bytrlck bytrick
trick ballots two years ago and though Uiougbmy tlIoughmy thoughmy
my contest has ha not yet been decided decided I Iexpect Iexpect Iexpect
expect to have a decision rendered la InIII Iramy v vmy
my favor at an early day Isnt it funny funnytew tunnybow funnyhow
bow a fellow howls how when be is beat at athis atbhJ athis
his own game Thats what my 7 opponent opponentdid opponentd1d opponentdid
did when the people declared they wanted wantedme wantedme wantedrite
me to represent them themOne tJeemOne themOne
One of tile peeaHaritJes of Vice Presi President PresIdent President ¬
dent Hannibal Handle HaM was that no mat matter matter matter ¬
ter how cold the weather wer got be never neverwore neve neverwore > r rwore
wore an overcoat said Representative RepresentativeLlewellyn R6preentaUoIkweUYII RepresentativeLkwellya
Llewellyn Powers of Maine Matne at the New NewWHiard 2ewWHlam NewWillard
WHiard WHiardI
I knew Mr Hamttn intimately all my mylife mylife mylife
life He and my father were neighbors neighborsand Jlelgbborstad neighborsand
and close friends Hamtln made no pre pretensions pretuIons pretenSIons ¬
tensions to oratory but he was an effec effective etrfc11ve effective ¬
tive speaker before a crowd of people peopleHe t
He loved his farm and all that related to torural t trural trurai
rural life Many a time rYe seen him Mmride himrt himride
ride into town on a load of hay when fce fcewas t1wu i o owag
was United States Senator or Vice Prel Preldent reidot Pre Predent
dent At t the age of nineteen he began beganto f
to edit iit It the Oxford Democrat Democrat and he was wasa wasa waea <
a straightout traJsh t Democrat till MK He was wasDOt waenOt j
not a coUegebred man maa hot had acquire acquireJ acquireJmuch aequtr 1 1much u umuch
much knowledge by reading What the thepeople thepeople tiOpeopIeolainethougbtofhImwas
people peopIeolainethougbtofhImwas peopIeolainethougbtofhImwasibowit of Maine thought of him was wasshown wasIihown
shown by their reelection of him to the theSenate the1IMe tIeiisto
Senate 1IMe after he had resigned fey way of ofentering oreuterlDb ofentering
entering Us protest to the course of the thoDemocratic theDeJDOCraUc theDemocratic
Democratic DemocraticRepresentatIve party partyRepresentative part partRepreeeataUve
Representative Gordon Lee and wife wifearrived wifearrived wifearrived
arrived In 11 the city yesterday and will willttve willtiv willlive
live tiv at the Shoreham Mr r Lee is son serving seniug sontag ¬
tag his first term in Congress but he was wasrenominated wasrenominated as asr
renominated r ted by an overwhelming ma majority rniJority ¬
jority in a a primary against a a candidate candidatewho candidatewho candidatewho J
who was supposed ed to be almost invinci invincible Invine1c Iravinciide ¬
ble He H Is unlike most Southern Con Congressmen CQnDet Congressnasa ¬
gressmen not a member of the legal legalprofession legalproa8ioa legalprofession
profession but an uptodate and push pushing pushi pushlug ¬
lug i bosineae man and te making a scien scientific 2Clentllk uclentific ¬
tific study of the work that his constitu constituents constitueonta conutituests ¬
ents expect ef f him himMrs blllLld himplan
Mrs ld Lee Lee wbo Is an exceedingly clever cleverwoman cleverwomaa cleverwoman
woman and wbo rendered her husband husbandsplendid hUbandSPJeadicl husbandsplendid
splendid assistance in his campaign ea was wasMiss wasMiss as asM1s8
Miss Olive Berry of Newsman Ne a mem member member memher ¬
ber of one of the best of the old families familiesof famllltSofJIIMlcJleGeorda familitsof
of ofJIIMlcJleGeorda ofJIIMlcJleGeordaAlaska MMdJe Georgia GeorgiaAlaska GeorgiaAlaska
Alaska needs thousands udaof of ablebodied ablebodiedindustrious abiebod ablebodiedindustrious d dtndU8trtcMls
industrious young men men said Id Mr Frank FrankWatson FrankWat FrankWataon
Watson n of Seward at the Ebbitt Housf HousfI Hlu lirusI f fI
I am engaged in eopper mining in te teinterior eeInterior t it itInterior
interior of the country and there tbe is n nfiner nftDer nliner >
finer region in the world It doesnt g gnearly gnearly gnearly
nearly so cold in our district as it d iiha 3 3m gIn
m In Montana and the summer elimatr elimatrperfect c1mitperfect d dperfect
perfect But what I started out to towas ii iiwas y yWU >
was that a husky ky young fellow wh w wI h > is isnot isnot s snot
not afraid frald of a little rourh rou life makes ma k < i a amistake ake a1take
mistake 1take ke by not emigrating D < to Aleski It ItIs Itthe Itis
Is the only nines left In Uncle Sam s sdominions sdombdoas sdominiosms
dominions where opportunities for making makinga makirr makirra mak makI
a fortune are re still tII plentiful ful and whor whormarniftcent WhNmacntlleent whornagnideent
marniftcent returns are to be had by thosi thosiwbo t thc thcwho IJOs IJOswoo
woo can endure E UN a bit of privation and andwho anJbo ardwho
who bo are stout of heart heartSomebody heartasked heartSomebody
Somebody asked exSenator William WilliamLindsay WilliamLlnd WilliamLindsay
Lindsay Llnd ay of Kentucky entucky at the New Wil Willard Wiilard 11
lard last 1aa night what he thought t ht of the thelate thelate thelate I
late election eIect1o in New York the former formerSenator formerSeQator formerSenator
Senator having ba been a resident of the themetropolis themelroOUa themetropoIi
metropolis since his retirement t from pub pubHe puuJtc puttfib
He life lifeIt feeIt lifeIt
It It was a peculiar election said he heand heaNI heand
and an analysis of It will show that thatwWie thatwldle thatwhile
while Hearst was w personally pe U repudiated repudiatedHearstism IppudlatcdHeantI8IR repudiatedIfearstisni
Hearstism war indorsed That te to say
the forces of discontent and ant protest were werestrong WffeatroDS werestrong
strong enough ziouh to beat bea t every candidate candidateon
on the Republican ticket save Hughes Hughesatone Hugh Hughesedone > s sIIIone
atone Any man cxeipt Hearst who whomight thoml whomight
might ml bt have been bet n named with the con consent ronsent eonsent ¬
sent and support of that remarkable remarkableyoung r1DArkablelOun remarkableyoung
young lOun man man would have been b n fleeted fleetedDees tlectedDoes tlect d dDoes
Does it not look Senator as if ifthe if
the Democrats were preparing to have t tBrJRIt
Bryan head cl ther ticket in h 190S 190SYes 19C1SYes l9rYes >
Yes which is to t say 83 that the Demo Democrats Dfnwcrats Dcrn Dcrncrats ¬
i crats were preparing parlAg for another allot her defeat
But what la the use talking about the
Democratic Desnocra party rly when you can hardly hardlyand hardl
and two men in it who agree a ee about any an I
thing A narty that doesnt think to together tfigether ti tigether
gether will 111 never pet together togetherCapt tosedMrCap1 togetherCapt >
Capt Thomas J JAppIyard Appteyard of Lake LakeCity LakeCIt7 LakeCity
City Pie who is at the Metropolitan Metropolitanis
is in Washington with 1th a view to obtain obtainIng obtainlug
Ing the position of special employe of the theHouse theRoo theHouse
House Roo e of Representatives Re tatlVe8 that belongs to tl tlthe I Ithe
the Democratic minority mlnorlt Capt Apple Appl ApplRrd Appleyard
yard Rrd has for years ear8 been one of the Dem Democratic Democratic Deinoeratkt ¬
ocratic leaders of Florida He H has lie h heu heusecretary nl nlseeretAry n nsecretary
secretary of Ute State senate nate ad an eU eUtor fjtor eW eWtot <
tor by profession he Is now no secretary secretaryof
of the State Press Association Among Among1the Amongthe Amongthe
the fraternal organizations of the Elks ElksKnights ElksKnights ElksKnights
Knights of Pythias ard Knights of ofHonor orHonor ofHonor
Honor he also occupies a conspicuous conspicuouspmee conspicuouSpines onapicuouspIce
pines pinesA
pIceVIrginian A Virginian by birth Capt apt Appleyard Appleyardwent Appleyardwent Appleyardwent
went into the Confederate nederate navy when whenonly whenonly
only twelve years of age and did a agallant aSAna1St agallant
gallant part for one IDe of his years fars He Hewill Hewill Hawilt
will have th the active barking of several severalof Hvernlor severalof
of the Southern delegations ami 1 nd a strong strongplea strongplea strongplea
plea will be made in his behaf hf If that the theState theState
State of Florida has been b tn almost a al atwn always
ways wn > s overlooked in the t ht diptr dipt < tion of ofDemocratic
f
Democratic patronage

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