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"If the income tax, which is ap
parently Jaeing dodged by the very
men most insistent on national pre
paredness, is collf od not a dollar
of additional taxat. . need be placed
on the mass of the people to pay for
the preparedne's program.
"Every man and woman in the
country, therefore, is certainly vitally
interested in seeing that congress
takes some adequate action."
"Co-operative stores are
proving big success
The co-operative stores which have
been, established in the Illinois min
iag region and which are owned in
whole by the workers who buy at
them are , proving a great success.
The Rlverton and Gillespie co-operative
societies have just issued their
an mini reports. The Gilelspie com
pany, whic hhas been ie existence but
imeejeuts, last year paid a dividend
of 9 per cent and has a reserve fund
of $5,000. The Riverton company
last week payed an 8 per cent divi-
dend and is as well intrenched with
WOOED HER i fil PAJAMAS
New York, May t3. "Dressed in
pajamas only, he wooed me as the
lion woes his bride," is epitome of
assault and. breach of prmise action
on file here today in which Miss Jo
hanna M. F. Lund, comely and well
traveled young woman, asks $K)0
,000 of David Stewart, Q2, of Balti
more. o o !
Three-quarters of the 150,000,000
or so acres owned by Czar Nicholas,
of Russia is rich timberland, yielding
large rentals, &nd the rest mining
1 properties, all of which net him same
half million 'cold dollars a day,' the
world's greatest individual income.
Typhus germs are said to be more
deadly among the German soldiers
than Russians. The latter have de
veloped a higher degree ef resis
'WHITE HOUSE BABY" IS A RED
Hot Springs, Va. Miss Esther
Cleveland, the "white house baby,"
now a grown woman, is here prepar
ing to sail for Europe, late in the
spring, to become a Red Cross war
nurse. She will be assigned to the
American ambulance corps.
Mary Guttel, 1706 Diversey blvdl,
kit by car at Fullertoii and Elston.