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THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN WHEAT TIED UP
BY CAR SHORTAGE
Wagons Filled With Wheat Waiting to be Bhipped from Ellis, Kas. ,
Ellis, Kas. Hundreds of thousands of dollars are tied up in Kansas
because of the car shortage, which makes it impossible for farmers to ship
their wheat In the little market towns of the wheat belt, farmers' wagons,
covered with tarpaulins, are being used to store wheat.
SCHOOL SYSTEM CONDEMNED
BY OHIO EDUCATOR
Denver, Nov. 3. Denouncing the
. entire public school system of this
country N as an institution which
"gives a lot of us a job," John M.
Francis, sup't of schools of tlolum
bus, O., was emphatically applauded
by 2,000 Colorado educators when
he advocated at a meeting last night
of the Colorado State Teachers'
ass'n the abolition of the. grade sys
tem in schools and advised instead
that the schools be divided in respect
to subjects only.
"You say what I advocate win
tear down the whole system," said
Mr. Francis. "But I say that it is
time .to do so. The system is crowd
ed , with fads and the- most good it
serves anyway is to give a lot of us
"The three r's must go," added Mr.
Francis. "They are merely inciden
tals in the modern system and they
are the force which is threatening to
undermine the educational system of
o o '
AFTER THE COPS NOW
The Lundin administration's an
swer to a policeman who goes before
a judge and tells the truth about con
ditions on the police force was given
yesterday when charges were -filed
against Wm. P. O'Brien and Joseph
Smith, captains of police.
Baltimore. John Cook, aged flor
ist, has developed rose which grows
to five inches in diameter,