MY ONE BEST REASON FOR
VOTING FOR WILSON . '
By Adolph S. Ochs
(Publisher of the New York Times.)
My reason for favoring the re-election
of Pres. Woodrow Wilson, brief
ly stated, is because he is a man in
every way qualified by courage, abil
ity, American ideals, learning and
moral and, physical strength for the
office of president of the United
States, and is superlatively equipped
i by four years' experience in the office
during one of the most trying periods
in the history of this country.
I am not blindly in agreement with
all that Pres. Wilson favors in public
affairs, but the differences are of
small importance whin I considesJiis
great achievements, which have my
admiration and approval.
I sincerely believe that a few years
hence, when present evils are better
understood, it will be difficult to find
any one who will have the courage
to say that he or his forbears voted
against Woodrow-Wilson for re-election.
THE WAY 7 SMOKE IS
BEGINNING TO LOOK.'
News Item Cigar price boosted;
tobacco to go up, too.
OFFICER KILLED ON DUTY
FAMILY LEFT DEPENDENT
Eight persons were left dependent
on strangers when Detective-Ser-geaht
John N. Bialk paid with his
life the cost of his bravery in arrest
ing John Depew, 1925 N. Park av.,
last Thursday. Depew had shot
and wounded his wife, Mrs. Nellie
Depew, after a row over the atten
tions paid her by other men. Bialk
heard the ping of the bullet that
felled Mrs. De"pew, but without-hesi-tation
rushed into the room where
Depew lay crouching. Although fa
tally wounded, Bialk clung to . his
nrisoner. In addition to his wife and
.five children, Bialk was the sole sup
port of his aged mother and father.
Bialk was the fifteenth-policeman to
be killed in thQ. performance of his
duty in the last two years'.
MRS. pELATT KILLS SELF AND
CHILD FAMILY QUARREL
Mrs. Arthur A. Gelatt, daughter of
Dr. Ludwig Hektoen, shot herself and
2i-year-old baby daughter to death.
Bodies found yesterday ifi home at
Madison, Wis. Mother and child had
not been seen since ten days ago.
Letter from her husband and reply of
dead woman showed they had quarreled.
FOR SMALL FEET
The Y. P. S. C. E. of the Congre
gational church held a stocking so
cial at the chapel Friday evening.
Twice the size ofthe hose was the
price of the admission. It was a pleas
ant occasion. Piscataquis (Me.) Observer.
A piece of bog in the western cove
of Highland lake, Bridgeton, Me.,
about large enough to make a little
island, has broken off and is floating
around the head of thp lake. Trees
from 12 to 1.4 feet are growing on
this floating island" and it is proving
a menace to the many craft on the
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