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Hears going on in the bleachers.
He rarely has to ask a question.
Once, while he was wildly
cheering, his hand accidentally
struck the hat of a woman sitting
in front of him. Turning, she said
smiling, "Who is that" on sec
"Why, that's Bill Rodgers,"
said Long. And the woman never
noticed that he was blind.
Long lost his sight from smok
ing ten years ago, but he doesn't
hold any grudge against Lady
Nicotine for that. The tobacco,
smoked exclusively, paralyzed the
optic nerve. A that time Long
was a drummer, selling farm im
plements. Before that he hadbeen several
things, notably a ball player in
New Hamyshire. He was a star
member of the -then famous
"Foley and Long" battery of the
Ashuelot, N. H., team. He's
pretty proud of his record.
Besides being a ball fan, Long
is a very successful cigar mer
chant. He's a cheery soul. Busi
ness is always good with him.
You couldn't find a man, woman
or child in Portland who ever
found him'with a grouch.
HOW COULD YOU, HERM?
Woe! Woe! WoeJ And then,
taking another breath as grace
fully as may be, woe again !
Herm Kohlsaat, editor and
publisher of the Inter-Ocean, has
discovered a fearful thing. Says
Herm in an editorial about the re
"Then consider what weapons
such a domination over the courts
of local prejudices or interests
would give to unscrupulous
wealth, controlling the channels
of information and able to dictate
what newspapers should, print
and to subsidize popular speakers
to present only their personal in
terests to the people."
Always we have suspected that
"unscrupulous wealth" had much
to do with the policies of Chi
cago's big newspapers. Always
we have suspected that "unscru
pulous wealth" and the desire to
please the same had much to do
Willi 11CI Ul a UWU lUCdS.
But that Herm himself should
unBlushingly admit it! Herm,.
how could you do it? How could
you give not only yourself but
your fellow members of the news
paper trust away?
"Unscrupulous wealth able to
dictate what newspapers print!"
Never did we expect to see the
day when Herm Kohlsaat would,
of his own free will, admit that
unscrupulous wealth could dic
tate to him, although we have
long suspected that unscrupulous
weajth did dictate.
TRY SALT AS CLEANER '
Salt if made quite damp, but
not wet, will clean any light
woolen gown beautifully, says a
housewife. Rub it on well with
the" hand or a. small brush; and
then remove at once, by rubbing
with something a little rough,
like a piece of Turkish toweling.
To remove paint allow salt to
thoroughly dry, and rub off brisk
ly with a stiff brush. This pro
cess never Jeayes a mark or stain