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WILSON, IN MESSAGE, SAYS
HUERTA COLLAPSE IS NEAR
Washington Dec. 2. President
Wilson delivered his message person
ally to congress today. Here it is in
tabloid form: , --
Mexico. "Mexico "has nongovern
ment" "There canbe no certain
prospect of peace in America until
General Huerta has surrendered his
usurped authority." "The collapse is
not far away."
Farmers. "Pending currency bill
does the farmers a great .service."
"The farmer 'is the servant of the
seasons.' '' "The farmer and the gov
ernment will henceforth work to
gether as real partners."
Business. "Let the Sherman anti
trust law stand, unaltered, but re
duce the debatable ground," bjr
"more explicit legislation," to make
it "fairer to all concerned." Special
Presidential Primaries. "I urge
the prompt enactment of legislation
which will provide for primary elec
tions throughout the country at
which the voters may choose their
nominees forthe presidency." '
United States Territories. Ulti
mate independence in the Philippines.
Perfected self-government in Hawaii.
Alaska. "Full territorial form of
government." "Alaska as a store
house should be unlocked." "The
government .should build and admin
ister the railroads," "and "the posts
and terminals it should itself con
trol." Mines. "Provide a fair and ef
fective employers' liability act" "So
cial justice comes first Law is the
machinery for its realization;"
Safety at Sea. "Prompt allevia
tion of the very unsafe, unjust and
burdensome conditions which now
surround the employment df sailors."
, o o
Doctor, (feeling Dougal's pulse in
bed) What do you drink? Dougal
(brightening) Oh, I'm not particu
lar, doctor! Anything you've got with
jfjST LIKE DEAH OL'
By Jim Manee.
-1 met a bally Englishman
Upon th Bystreet today;
He hac( his cane and monocle,
'And walked with English sway.
He said: "I'm feeling fine, by jove,
I think this town is clevah';
I've traveled quite a bit around,
But, really, chap, i nevah
Felt so happy and contented
As"when here I roam?
Your right, ol' boy, it is the fog'
That makes me feel at ' ome."
P. S. While Chicago is giving Lon
don a run for its .money in the one
fog line, Pittsburghstill stands by it
self in another "fog" line. It's smoke
A Case of "Blackmail."
Unsettled weather tonight and
Wednesday, possibly occasionar rain;
somewhat lower temperature Wed
nesday; light to moderate northeast
erly winds. Temperature 'Mondays
Highest, 54; lowest, 46.