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THE SEATTLE REPUBLICAN
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HORACE ROSCOE CAYTON, - • - Publisher
SUBIE REVELB CAYTON, • - • Associate
If men and nation's were not money mad
there would be no need of increased navies.
If that jury of married men live up to
their marriage vows, Lieutenant Becker will
High cost of keeping warm is attracting
almost as much consternation as high
cost of living.
Is telling the plain truth any harder than
telling the truth? In other words, are there
degrees of truth?
One may not be able to teach an old dog
new tricks, but can teach an old dog
not to be tricked.
Forecasting the verdict of November
fifth is just like counting the chickens
before the eggs are hatched.
A newspaper may be able to slander
Bob Hodge, but we are puzzled to know
how it would go about it.
Woodrow Wilson may whip Taft, but if
he does, it will be due to the fact that
Teethevelt tripped him from behind.
A merry married life never fails to bring
about a short married life. It's the old, old
story: soon ripe and soon rotten.
When Greek meets Greek then comes
the tug of war, but when Greece meets
Turkey then comes a sput and a sputter.
Admission to the world's baseball series
is worth a pretty good man's year's salary
and yet 30,000 or more had tickets through
"England Afraid of Our Cotton Indus
try," says a head line. Is it the bowl
weavel or the scent of the cotton seed oil
she stands in awe of?
If Louis H. Gray is paid mileage from
where he is to Seattle to sit on the jury,
coming back to vote, as he promised to do,
will not be very expensive,
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1912.
If Louis E. Glavis sired the Progressive
party, we can understand why March hares
instead of men were put in charge of the
In selecting jurymen for the federal
court in this judicial district care seems
to be taken that none but members of
the "400" are drawn.
When the jury returned a verdict of
not guilty down in Aberdeen one day this
week there was such a Creech in the town
that it all but toppled over.
We suspect that New York woman that
rowed a half-mile out to sea to save a
struggling man who found it her husband,
felt that it was love's labor lost.
In retiring from the editorial chair of
the Davenport Tribune, Lee Odgers must
think he has done his share of going hungry
for the good of the community.
Most any woman's legs will attract uni
versal attention, when exposed, but with
bull moose pictures painted on them we
can not see how a riot can be avoided.
Taking a picture of an automobile run
ning seventy-five miles an hour from an
airship going sixty miles an hour is tak
ing one's likeness under flying circum
When Bob Hodge swore to his primary
election expense account it was so ridicu
lous that even Kenney Beaton held his
breath to prevent his teeth from jarring his
This is the one hundred and twenty-fifth
anniversary week of the adoption of our
federal constitution. How it will stand the
next one hundred and twenty-five years is
In placing Gen. Grant's face on a new
series of $10,000 bills that has been recently
issued, the public will become no more
familiar with Grant's face than before it
Protection is no more the issue in the
present campaign than it has been for the
past half a century and if the voters are
wise they will accept the issue as it presents
itself and meet it as they have done for all
Does it mean that the Republican party
of the state has concluded King county is
a hopeless case or that their antipathy for
the county is so great that they would
rather lose the election than to ask the
county for her vote?
VOLUME XIV, NUMBER 31
Perhaps the editor of the Times thinks
he has published Dr. Leonard's sermon in
full, but no one that read what he pub
lished believes it. He, however, would not
have published as much as he did had he
not thought he would have lost a sub
scriber if he did not make a bluff at it.
Blethen is a journalistic prostitute.
TOPICS IN BRIEF.
Woodrow Wilson is one Southerner the
Yankees made run.—Columbia State.
Aeroplanes cost less than automobiles,
but they are harder to keep up.—Southern
Bank notes are going to be smaller, and
thus will more nearly represent their pur
chasing power.—Boston Advertiser.
The new Negro newspaper in New Or
leans ought to have plenty of local color in
its news.—Southern Lumberman.
Hereafter nobody is to be allowed after
midnight on Broadway. This will enable
the policemen to go home early.—Washing
At last ''Lefty Louie" and "Gyp the
Blood" can breathe more easily. They are
now in the hands of their friends.—Cleve
Apparently nothing can stay the increas
ing concentration of wealth. An aged Con
necticut millionaire has married a milliner.
Another great advantage of the parcel
post would be that it would render it more
difficult to send us everything C. O. R. —
Columbus Ohio State Journal.
The Colonel says Governor Wilson "de
liberately misrepresents." Which is longer
and handsomer than the other form, any
way.—Philadelphia North American.
Washington police have a $1,000,000 check
that was found in the street. It may have
been dropped by a member of the New
York force.—Philadelphia North American.
Owing to the increased cost of living,
judges are granting higher alimony than
formerly. There are indications that it
may soon be cheaper to remain married.—
Mrs. John Doe is not necessarily the wife
of a bull moose.—Columbia State.
When they formed the Harvester Trust
evidently they let George do it. Wash
The country is calling for help; but it is
of the hard-handed, broad-shouldered kind.
—Wall Street Journal.
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