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SCREAM, SCRAP, FIQHT TO SEE
WILSON IN NEW YORK
New York, Nov. 3. Thrilled and
inspired by New York's wild wel
come, Pres. Wilson sailed from here
on the presidential yacht Mayflower
today for Shadow Lawn. The. presi
dent and his advisers said the greet
ing of the thousands here augured
auspiciously for Nov. 7. If was as he
himself called it "a royal welcome."
The city fought, screamed, bel
lowed, elbowed, stampeded, roared,
jammed and hip-hip-hoorayed its
greeting. Two of the most enormous
crowds that ever fought and cursed
their way into Madison Square Gar
den and Cooper Union were 6n hand
last night to hear the president on
his first campaign visit here.
Seventy-five thousand was the po
lice estimate of the welcomers. Po
lice lines were smashed by flying
Twenty-three thousand Tammany
marchers paraded 5th av. while the
throngs fought to enter Madison
Five thousand the police say were
in that swirling mob that vainly tried
to storm its way into the garden,
while another 12,000 waited for the
late night speech at Cooper Union.
The thousands packed in the gar
den roared a 30-minute greeting
when the president appeared.
Te reach the garden the president
had to make his way through a. lane
of humanity and with Mrs. Wilson
scrambled up a fire escape to reach
MAKE SCHOOLBOYS SOLDIERS
First steps toward making soldiers
out of Chicago schoolboys are un
der way. U. S. army officers haVe
tentative plans to be finally passed3
on by the school board. Capt. R.
Fitch, commandant central dep't, U.
S. A., at office of war dep't, Federal
bldg., discussed proposed features of
the plan yesterday. They include as
signment of one officer for every unit
of 100 or more students. School au
thorities are expected to allot an av
erage of not less than three hours a
week to the prescribed course aimed
at qualifying students foe reserve
able to act as commissioned officers.
Besides study of regulations and the
ories", there will be infantry drill in
close and- extended order, also in
struction In rifle fire. Rifles and car
tridges will be issued to each student
and each will shoot from 40 to 120
round per target practice.
"PREDATORY0 WEALTH" '
By President Wilson
The people of this country are not
Jealous of fortunes, however great,
which have been built up. by the hon
est development of great enterprises
which have been actually earned by
business energy and sagacity; they
are jealous only of speculative
wealth, of wealth which has been
piled up by no effort at all, but only
by shrewd wits playing on the credu
lity of others, taking advantage of
the weaknesses of others, trading in
the necessities of others. This is
"predatory wealth," and is found in
stock markets, not in the adminis
trative offices of great corporations,
where real business id conducted,
real commodities made or ex
changed. At National Democratic
Club, Jefferson Dinner, New York,
April 13, 1908,
The railway board had met to con
i sider the case of old Tom Jones, who
in a train accident had become deaf.
"Well," said a director, "old Tom
has been with us a long time and
we want to find him a new job. What .
do you suggest?"
"I know," said the chairman.
"Let's put him in charge of the com- ,
plaint department." Tit-Bits: "
Ireland has a breed of cattle that
seldom grows more than three feet
"high and thrives on the poorest of
pastures, yet the cows yield 20 quarts
of milk daily