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International Lumber and Develop
ment -Co. of Philadelphia has 288,000
acres of fertile land In Campeche,
with millions of mahogany and cedar
The Mexican Telegraph Co. Is
owned largely by the Morgans and
The banks of the country are con
trolled by British, French and Ger
man houses. Most of the hardware
concerns, are in German hands. The
largest otf interests are owned by
British investors, especially Lord
The street railways and light and
power plans at Mexico City and near
by are owned by a British-American
corporation headed by Dr. P. S. Pear
son of New England.
' As an American how would you
feel if foreigners had gobbled up most
of the producing riches of the United
You'd love the foreigners, wouldn't
Or would you rebel against having
your birthright taken away from
I've been frorrt Shanghai to Chey
enne, On land, on sea, in air,
But I never saw a well-paid poet
Who deigned to wear long hair!
There is nothing at all mysterious
about the "X-ray" skirt. Oh my, no!
Anyone can see through it.
'Sa funny thing, but when it's go
ing to rain one kind of corn (of which
we have several) does badly, and
then when it does rain another kind
of corn does goodly. Which would
you rather have, steaming corn on
the ear or aching corn on the foot?
"Henry Hardesty of Washington
tried to steal his wife's false teeth out
of her mouth," says a telegraph item.
We have been wondering where the
deuce else a person would try to steal"
them from. Possibly from the glass
of water on the dresser.
There is at least one pleasing fea
ture in. the news concerning Harry
K. , Thaw's escape. "Thaw Out"
Sounds like winter.
We are now wondering if Diggs
digs down in his pocket and pays out
a fine if he will escape that pen sen
tence that's due him.
Hans Weideman will lose a fortune
'of $50,000 if he doesn't marry. Only
girl he wanted to wed refused him
because he is an aviator. 'Twould
seem Hans is up in the air in more
than one sense of ,the word.
"Officer Battles Dog, Chewing
Babe's. Leg," says headline in Denver
Republican. Perhaps the officer was
The temperance movement, ac
cording to a cable, is spreading in
England. Maybe the men have to
keep sober to dodge the suffragets.
The fall hat for women will hide
one side of her face. That will help
some in some cases. y
A Paris dancer who's coming to
America in a' few weeks saya she go
ing to wear a ring In her nose when
she dances. We're glad she's going
to wear something.
During the rush hours whenyougo-'
homeonastreetcarlikethis, don't you
wish it could be m-o-r-e-l-i-k-e-t-h-i-s?
Maybe, then, we'd all get &