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easier. She even has to chop her
own wood or help milk when the
jired man goes on a drunk.
The white slaver is- a gentleman
compared to the merciless farmer,
who buries two 'or three wives be
fore he dies. It would be more just
to these wives and they would all live
to ripe old ages if they were given
to this old farmer all at once and
they would be company for each oth
er. This would solve "the hired girl
question and there would be a stam
pede back to the farm.
Why not save the farmer's wife
when there are millions of surplus
women in Europe who have not even
as much as a home or a crust of
bread? City men do not even need
half a wife, because their mode of
living does not require it Allen
ways have the money to pay for
what they get, and then comes the
double tax, while the rich pay none
at all. Remember, the bondholder
gets his interest in gold several times
a year and the workingman pays the
interest for him. A. Doyle.
HELPS RUN FIRST MUNICIPAL
BEAUTY SHOP IN U. S.
'AS THE POOR PAY. As I under
stand the tax problem, when a man
buys a horse or any other property
and gives his promissory note there
has not been a dollar exchanged,;
then the man pays taxes on the
horse and the other fellow on the
When the tax assessor comes he
says: "What have you?" "Mr. As
sessor, I am a bondholder." "Then
you are not in the game. Who lives
over there?" "A widow who has a
couple of pigs in a pen." "J, must go
and assess them, for pigs are taxable
while bonds are not"
So the working class pays all the
I have lived in the country 49
years, and I am thoroughly acquaint
ed with tax problems. The manufac
turers do not pay a dollar tax be
cause their employes, mostly little
girls who ought to be in school, pay
the taxes for them. If taxes go up
wages go down. If taxes go up on
property, rents go up also. If the
worker does not pay all the taxes, I
wish some- one would show me.
The rich pay for what they buy
while tfte workingman does not al-
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MRS. GEO. P. DECKERT.
Evansville, Ind., is the first city in
America to have a municipal beauty
shop. At least it is the first city to
have a municipal dental clinic, and
Mrs. George P. Decker, assistant in
terne, says that's the same thing.
"You can'e be beautiful without
good teeth," says Mrs. Decker.
Latrobe, Pa. Prize rooster at
poultry show here seized and swal
lowed $200 diamond stud. Owner
refused to have it killed, so operation
was performed and jewel recovered