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qf the middleman. It'feachedits
zenith about 1.890 -and afterMftaj:
waned as rapidly as it had risen.
There-are still a n,umber of Al
liance elevators in thecountry,
and at least one great retail store
established under Earners' Alli
ance jnfluence? the farmers' store,
of Bloomer, Wis., a joint t stpck
concern that is the most success
ful farmers' store of 'its kind in
About ten years ago, almost
simultaneously, there were start
ed the three movements that to
day are the hope of ccf-operation
in this country. These are: ;
The Rochdale Wholesale Co.
The American 'Society of
The Right Relationship Lea
gue. These organizations have been
working a decade and have done
a good deal, comparatively,. yet
when the eighth congress of the
International Co-operative Alli
ance met in Hamburg a year ago
there was not a single representa
tive from the United States there.
There were representativs of ten
million co-operators there from
all the countries of Europe and
eve"n from Japan and the Argen
tine, but none from the States.
Economic co-operation em
bodies there very A, B, C's of
And we've been thinking all
along that we invented democ
racy and had a corner on the
.world's visible supply.
Now comes the pipe;of pace. Iti
stands to reason 'thatrat 80 miles
an hour the ordinary pipe would
burn out as though charged with'
So'for the comfor.t and conven-,
ience of motorists and aviator "
the pipe makers "have evolved the
ingrowing pipe illustrated here
with", The contents o3the bowl is
thoroughly protected .from the i
draught createdy the "forward "
motion of the car or aeroplane.
Hubby Was 'Careless.
The fire in the furnace "went out;
We heard a feminine-shout t
We saw a masculine rout,
As "John" moved quickly about,
There are a whole lot of poli-
ticians nowadays doing things"''
that have "no -political -signifi-cance.
Only "they don't know it.