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A WISE PUP
WELL, -SEE WHO'S MERE!
IF THERE'S ANYTHING
1 LOVE --KTS TO TAKE
A SLAM AT A
A MOLLYCODDLE THAT
WEARS A BOO" OF
PINK RlQSOM !'
S. C. Brinkley of Magnet City, N.
C., asserts he has the longest beard
in the United States. It trails on the
ground when put on display.
Thermometer registered 134 de
grees in. Death Valley, CaL, recently.
Get this, xe Easterners?, . n -. ..
LET PANCHO DO IT
If Villa is to be "it" in Mexico and
if the Feds Fund people can get him
lined up for the single tax, which they
are trying to do, the experiment
would be worth watching,
Most reYolutionists these days seem
to be single taxers, even though they
don't all work at it Sun Yat Sen,
who set up the liberal movement
which downed the Manchus in China,
intended to make that great nation
the experiment station for the single
tax theory; but the Chinese revolu
tion got away from him and Sun is
now in hiding to save his head.
Lloyd-George in England denies
that he is a single taxer; that is, he
would tax more things than site
values. But he is stirring up enough
excitement among the landlords to
qualify him for a place on the pres
Most approaches to the single tax
are made by cautious politicians anx
ious not to go too fast, artists in the
skilful use of the entering wedge.
Villa is fonder of direct action. When
he believes a thing should be done,
he doesn't stop to think up excuses
for not doing it or for doing as little
as possible he plunges ahead, like a
bull after a matador.
Mexico offers unusual scope for
some interesting try-outs of the sin
gle tax, as soon as the blood-letting
We'd surely like to see Villa go
Guess he would, too, if he could
be made to see its advantages for the
producers of Mexico.
The taking over by the public of
the publicly created values in land is
the one logical way to tackle the Mex
ican problem in land monopoly; by
the public, for the public
Note that "fpr."
A railroad sixty miles in length is
to be built in Iceland. At present there
is not a mile of railroad in the whole
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