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NEW BELGIAN MINISTER'S WIFE AND SON
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Picture of Mme. Havenith and her son Horace, wife and son
of the new Belgian minister at Washington. The boy was born at y
Teheran, Persia, from which post his father was transferred to the '
' IT) JVTOI'
JUST COSTLY NOISE
It cost us tax payers thousands
of jJollars to have the. fleet in Hud
son river salute President Taft
by firing of cannons,. It is all
right to salute the president, but
why not safe and sane saluting?
The thing could as easily and as 1
honorably be.dorje wjth flags. But
flags deirffegKlkeaipise and wfe areitsectfitdqa mere officef'l Aal
still heathenish enough" to pay for y
' The Chinese, who discovered 5
gunpowder, "used it to make J
noises'to frighten the enemy. We
are nearly as big fools in using it i
for its 'noise in saluting friends.
We've nearly broken the Boys'
hearts with our safe and sane 4th
df July but we haven't got a safe l
and sane method of payins: re x