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AN OLD IDEA, BUT A NEW APPLICATION
A group of masked men, with pistols drawn, stop you at night
and take away your watch and money.
That's highway robbery.
Every little while we read of a highway robber convicted and
sentenced to prison for years.
A group of men, federated together in a pool, hold you up with
trade agreements and take your money by destroying, competition.
That's big business.
It, too, is against the statute law and has been for more than
20 years it has always been against the common law.
But how many men who have done it have ever seen the inside
of a jail?
You can count them on the fingers of one hand.
In New Jersey Woodrow Wilson wants to make guilt personal
high toned guilt, respectable, kid-gloved guilt no less than the
petty pilferings of the hounded poor.
His bills for the correction of Jersey's notorious trust evils
emphasize the fact that no impersonal corporation breaks the law
unless some person orders that it be done, is conscious that it is be
ing done and expects to profit by the doing of it.
Wilson wants the law to reach out for that person and put him
in the prisoner's dock.
The idea is as old as the age of the race.
It is only the application of it that is new.
So new that you'd almost think, from the way many eminent
persons are acting, that it was soecially designed by twentieth cen
tury demagogues to interfere wirh the whole pastime of plundering
BAKED FISH STUFFINGS
One cup of cracker crumbs, one
level teaspoon of salt, pepper to
taste, two teaspoons of chopped
parsley, four tablespoons of melt-,
ed butter. Moisten all with one-
half a cup of warm water, add one
egg well beaten. This will make
stuffing for a four-pound fish.
One egg beaten light, one table
spoon suet chopped fine, one
tablespoon of chopped parsley,
one tablespoon of minced onion,
pepper and- salt to taste, one cup
of dry bread crumbs; mix all to
gether, stuff the fish, sew or tie up
One cup of bread crumbs, two
cups of oysters, roll oysters in
crumbs, sprinkle with salt and
pepper to taste. Rub inside of
fish with soft butter, fill fish with
oysters, sew up and bake.
Griggs I should say the two
keys to success are luck and
pluck. Briggs You mean luck in
finding some one to pluck.