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1WOVIE MEN CAPTURE NATIONAL CAPITAL;
CAMERA PICKS UP WILLING VICTIMS
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Senator L. S. Overman of North Carolina on Capitol Steps Posing for
Washington. "I ask unanimous
consent, Mr. President, to suspend re
marks on preparedness at this time to
keep an appointment with moving
picture men on the capitol steps."
Will we hear requests like this from
grave and reverened senators?
"Movie" men are on the job at the
The Congress of Ecuador has
granted a concession for a steamship
Tie between Guayaquil, Ecuador and
Philadelphia. The vessels of the
company are to navigate under the
Ecuadorian flag and at least one-half
of the employes are to be natives of
Ecuador. It is stipulated that the
steamships must begin running with
in one and one-half years after the
signing of" the contract.
capital and statesmen are not slow to'
realize the advantages of appearing
on the screens in the home state.
A statesmanly smile with the cap
itol building as a background is im
pressive to constituents, and a hur
ried air, assumed while traveling
across the plaza to the capitol build
ing may be worth a few votes.
Thus far, the Federal Trade Com
mission has succeeded in dropping all
the charges of unfair competition
lodged with it You don't catch that
commission hanging on to anything
that means real work.
The Keating anti-child labor bill
has passed the House. Now let's see
what the American House of Lords
and' grandfathers does wifi it
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