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CONFERENCE ON WORLD PROFIT
Wellesley Hills, Mass., Oct. 9.
"With Roger W. Babson, the statician
and economist, presiding, the first
conference of .the world on profit
sharing opened today. The program
of speakers, including men who em
phasize the practical rather than the
theoretical in manufacturing, includ
ed Henry S. Dennison, South Fram
ingham, Mass. ; George R. Townsend,
Harrison, N. J.; J. R. Lee, Detroit; A.
W. Burritt, Bridgeport, Conn., and
' President Babson.
The speakers discussed profit-sharing
with considerable optimism and
related experiences with the plan as
it has worked out in Amfiriran fan.
THE COTTON SITUATION
Washington, Oct 9. At a special
meeting yesterday the" House bank
ing committee tabled the Henry bill
for $500,000,000 loan by the govern
ment on the South s cotton crop.
A scathing arraignment by inneun
do of cotton states congressmen now
crying for federal aid to the cotton
planters was made by Sen. Bank
head of Alabama. Bankhead propos
ed that .the individual cotton states
should solve the problem by issuing
bonds and buying half the crop of
each individual farmer.
"Every senator and congressman
in Washington," said Banktiead,
"who knows anything about the situ
ation and is candid enough to admit
it realizes that no law can be passed
at this time for the government to
buy cotton or loan money direct to
the farmers. I think it wicked to hold
out any false hopes to our pe6ple."
Guest (departing) You had better
get a horse to take away the bed in
Clerk Why, what can have hap
pened to it?
Gues Well, during the night it be
came a little buggy. Judge.
MRS. PINCHOT GOES ON STUMP
FOR HER HUSBAND
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Erie, Pa. Mrs. Gifford Pinchot,
wife of the candidate for senator
from Pennsylvania, has scored con
siderable success here as substitute
Her husband, scheduled to address
campaign meeting in Erie, was taken
suddenly ill with ptomaine poisoning.
Mrs. Pinchot rendered first aid to the
sufferer, and then herself went on the
stump and addressed fifteen meetings
in neighboring towns, explaining her
husband's absence, and making a
strong plea for his election against
Michael Devonla carried wife and
baby to safety when the barn in
which they had been living, 1112 S.
Sangamon st., was destroyed by fire