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FRIDAY EVENING. FEB. 20
THE M'CORMICK PLATFORM
THE platform of the personally
selected candidate of President
Wilson for Governor of Penn
sylvania was announced to-day.
tt abounds in fine phrases. It makes
Splendid promises. It is good reading
as platform literature goes, albeit a
trifle reminiscent of the days agone
\vhen State conventions of this, that
and the other party vied with each
other In higli-soundlng language
whereby they aspired to advance their
Individual ambitions to attain public
office. Indeed, that is one of the pain
ful tendencies of platforms. They
promise so much and they perform
Bo little. Eutopla by comparison would
be as Darkest Africa If all the reforms
of all the platforms written for the
reformation of the nation had been
enacted into law. Either that or we
should have long since drifted into a
state of anarchy. Sometimes we are
at a loss to decide which.
So with the McCormick platform of
to-day. I„ike the well-varnished stick
of painted glucose and coal tar dyes
that masquerades as peppermint candy,
it looks well and has a pleasant taste,
but it fails in analysis.
The mo?l characteristic statement
in the whole list of personal decla
rations is the following:
I shall make a determined effort
to bring about a reform of rules of
the Legislature, to give the people
of Pennsylvania a chance to freeiv
express their will through their
represen atives, in requiring that
all committee members shall be
elected by the members of the
House and Senate, respectivelv.
The whole theory of the American
government is that the executive, legis
lative and judicial branches shall ex
ercise their functions separately. Pro
vision is made for the review of legis
lative action by the executive and by
the courts. No one in the history of
Pennsylvania while occupying an ex
ecutive position has ever presumed
to dictate the rules whereby the rep
resentatives directly elected by the
people shall conduct their business.
The nation has had several recent ex*
Rmples of executive "influence" upon
legislation in Congress, but such a
thing as attempting to revise the rules
of either branch of the national legis
lature is something which even the
•uthor of "The New Freedom" has
never even dared to undertake.
The candidato comes forward with
H plea for the extension of civil ser
vice. A similar plank Is a part of the
democratic platform written at Balti
more, which McCormick helped to
write and of which he asserts he is an
»rflent supporter. Nevertheless there
JIM not been In recent years a more
disgraceful assault upon the merit sys
tem In the national government than
lias been made by the 'Wilson adminis
tration. For the purpose of strength
ening the party machine and to gratify
the demands of a horde of hungry
democratic place hunters, worthy and
experienced government employes have
been dismissed by tho thousand all
over the land under the flimsy excuse
that they "were not in sympathy with
the administration." Veterans of the
Civil War have been thrown out of
office to give place to smooth-faced
youngsters supposed to carry a few
votes around In their vest pocket 01
who happened to be the relatives or
followers of Democratic politicians.
The Democratic platform promised
civil service reform and those elected
under its provisions—and all of them
were supported and are at this mo
ment heartily endorsed by Candidate
McCormick — have proceeded to return
to the spoils system as rapidly as a
vigorously protesting minority in
Washington will allow.
How. then, are we to take this
promise of McCormick? Does it ring
true, or does it sound like the Balti
more tin horn being tooted again to
attract the votes of the unthinking?
In the' face of the failure of the
Royal administration in Harrisburg,
McCormick doesn't hesitate to promise
an "economical, business administra
tion." and after his efforts to defeat
the State road loan proposal last Fall
he still pretends to be a friend of an
extensive highway Improvement pro
The last paragraph contains the
meat of the whole declaration—oppo
sition to Penrose. The entire cam
paigns of the Progressive and Demo
cratic organizations In Pennsylvania
this, year have that as their keynote.
What a political cataclysm would fol- I
low In the camps of these two parties J
should Senator Penrose suddenly con- |
elude that he will not be a candidate;
what a heart breaking, rending de
struction of tond ambitions would
There is, however, Just one new
thought in the McCormick platform—
interference with legislative procedure.
PUBLIC DUTY TO THE LIBRARY
FOR the first time Harrisburg has
a Public Library that meets with
its requirements. The building.
erected through the benefactions
lof a public-spirited woman who saw
the needs of her home city many
years ago, is complete in every detail,
an ornament to the city and contains
a collection of books, which. If small
is of the highest standard. The patron
age of the library has been far be
yond expectations, especially by the
children of the public schools, and the
enrollment of 5,000 demonstrates the
widespread public Interest In the new
The beautiful building was erected
by a fund specifically set aside for
the purpose, It being the desire of
Mrs. Sara J. Haldeman-Haly and the
expression of her executors that every
thing should be of the best and most
permanent character, but, contrary to
the general opinion, the Library has
not been endowed with funds whose
Interest will come anywhere near
meeting the cost of operation. The
first month of the Library's public ser
vice has passed and the fact that >in
twenty-five days almost 12,000 books
were taken out, forty-two per cent, of
which were by school children, and
that 4,400 persons, more than half of
whom were children, availed them
selves of the privilege of reading or
study In the rooms clearly Indicates
that the Library Is filling a long-felt
want In Harrisburg. These figures
have already been spread broadcast
but it is doubtful If the average citi
zen realizes what they mean.
The demands upon the Library are
bound to increase, and to meet the
popular espectatlons it will be both
the duty and the pleasure of the pub
lic to come liberally to the support of
the Institution so that Its service to
the community, especially to the
school children, may be adequate to
DONT PITY THEM
THERE Is a mistaken Inclination
on the part of some cltybred
people to pity those who live
beyond tbe glare of the arc
lights and the clang of the trolley
car. Because their residences are not
heated by city steam, because the
theater exists mostly for them through
the medium of the monthly magazine,
because their evenings are spent at
home or "literary society," instead of
at the club or some other place of en
tertainment, they are supposed to lead
a dull and uninteresting life.
"Pop" Dodge, who by choice has
deserted the city for the country, had
this to say about the matter when he
made one of his semioccasional visits
to New York last week:
I came from Boston originally.
tnd while In Boston I wont to thea
*>rs more than any man there. But
,vhen 1 got married and removed
:o the farm I found I owed ?100
that 1 had borrowed to buy thea
ter tickets. So I quit. No. I won't
go to the show with you, and I
don't want a drink, and I don't
want a smoke and I don't care to
plav cards. But don't think I am
not havlngr a (rood time on the farm,
for all that. I am having; the most
enjoyable season of my life.
Possibily Dodge has gone too far in
his renunciation of city relaxations,
but his view is the other side of the
picture. There are thousands like
him; thousands who would rather be
wakened in-the morning by the lowing
of the cows than by the toot of the
factory whistle; who would rather
"tinker 'round" Indoors when the rain
patters on the shingles than face the
weather to go about their daily tasks.
Monotony on the farm? In these
days of the automobile, the telephone,
good roads, farmers' institutes, parcel
post and the rural free delivery, mo
notony on the farm exists only in the
imagination of city folks.
If the farmer desires it, he can
make his work the most varied and
interesting in the world. He is the
lord of his own little kingdom and he
orders his tasks to suit the weather,
the seasons and his own inclinations,
instead of coming down town six days
a week to take orders from the boss
for the day's work or repeating year
in and year out the same one task that
machinelike methods of manufacture
now impose upon the worker. Monot
ony? If it forces itself upon any of
us, it Is the city map who suffers.
TEACHING HOUSEHOLD ECONOMY
GLORY be! A Daniel come to
Judgment! Here in the head of
of a well-known New York
University who lias announced
that hereafter no girl graduate of that j
institution will be awarded her B. S.
degree in the department of household
arts who has not qualified as an ex
The terrors of Greek, the Intricacies'
of mathematics, the mysteries of psy- j
cology, all pale before the laborious
toils of the laundry course, which re
quires good stout muscles and a cheery
heart rather than quick wits and a
vocabulary. There is no bluffing here,
but hard labor of the strong-back va
riety where dainty girls, pretty girls,
luxurious girls, all forget their pre
vious condition and fall valiantly to
rubbing, boiling, starching and bluing
like true professionals.
With white arms (lashing in .and out
of the foam and curl" heads bent low
over the tubs, with scraps of aong and
bursts of laughter, with the rumble of
mangles through the hissing steam,
with model equipment and sunshine
and air—the education of the Ameri
can girl goes on as she learni the les-
sons of home-craft. E\'ery week there
are different "problems," different
soaps, and different bluings. All kinds
of washers and mangles arfe tried.
Incidentally, the girls have to learn
the chemistry of soaps, bluing, starch,
textiles and stains, and everything else
that has chemistry—a no small part
of their labor.
Although the average citizen does
not realize. Dauphin county will have
two sources of Income In 1914 for the
nrst time and the operation of one
sj stem will distribute funds to every
district In the county, while the other
will materially aid the county's reve
iUnder acts Passed by the last
Legislature the State will pay half of
its income from the anthracite coal
the counties which produce an
thraclte, the money being apportioned
on a basis of population, and it will
also allow counties to keep all of the
revenue from personal property tax.
Strictly speaking, the latter source of
income is not new, although it will
give additional cash. By the old sys
tem three-fourths of the personal
property tax was returned to the coun
ties where it originated. By the new
law all of the personalty tax remains
in the county. This means a clear
SIO,OOO or upward. In 1913
the county's gross income from per
sonal property tax was $40,986.94.
lhe State gave back $30,482.80. This
ye *r., and hereafter there will be no
splitting up with Father Penn. Under
the anthracite tax every district in
Dauphin county will share in the pro
ceeds of the anthracite tax, whether it
produces hard coal or not. Harrisburg
and Steelton, which do not produce a
pound of coal, will get a largo slice
because of population. Perhaps In the
eternal fitness of things this is fair,
because both are large consumers, es
pecially this city. Coal-producing
Wiconlsco, Lykens. Williams. Williams
town and other districts of tbo upper
end which furnish the far-famed
Lykens coal will get a fair share, but
it will so happen that Derry township,
because of population, will be well
taken care of. It Is estimated that
about $-0,000 will be distributed to
tho county, the details and basis hav
ing been given in the Telegraph some
time ago. In this connection it is in
teresting to note that Scranton and
PottavUie and other cities in the hard
coal field which will share in the dis
tribution of the proceedings are lining
up with the State in the defense of
the constitutionality of the act. This
is to be tested in the Dauphin county
courts very shortly.
Nothing is funnier than the other
® .?, a * e l®Phone conversation, es
pecially when the telephone Is In a
store and there is a girl or fellow at
the conversation business. The other
evening an agitated little miss dashed
into a store in the central part of the
city and wanted to know from some
one at the other end if "paw" had
come home. Evidently the father had
not, because she turned and smiled to
her escort. By chance she mentioned
where she was speaking from and
after the conversation made a pur
chase to square the use of the tele
phone. Suddenly the bell rang and
after some sparling it was found that
the young miss was the girl wanted. A
moment later she turned to the tall
fellow and said: "Gee, he's coming to
this store to buy something." The rest
of the act was very rapid.
Father Penn is taking good care of
his squirrels these days and the sliov
e , s ?/. the P aths Capitol Park
make it their business to open up the
ways to the trees which contain the
nu ' B an< * the pans of water
which are prepared for the four
footed pets of the people. The squir
rels are very much on the job these
days when a foot of snow covers the
Capitol Park and morning visitors to
the -Hill are liable to be objects of
attack by the animals, who make a
dive for any person who stands still
long enough to furnish footing.
Ex-Governor Samuel W. Penny
packer is remarkable for his keen re
membrance of the acts of his adminis
tration and the other day ho was talk
ing with a friend about a law which
he had approved. _Jt appears that
someone is attacking the law, contend
ing that there was a lapse. "Nothing
of the kind, ' said the former Gov
ernor. "There were four davs in be
tween and covered by another act that
I signed." All this was ten vears ago
and the former Governor has had a
busy time since that dav.
Among the passengers on the Steel
City, the bi£ Ohio-IVllssissippi packet
which went to the bottom of the Ohio
the other evening, were Mr. and Mrs
George S. Comstock, of Mechanics
burg. Mr. Comstock, who is a mem
ber of the State Industrial Board and
president of the Engineers' Society of
Pennsylvania for two years, was on a
trip to New Orleans for his health
He took the river trip for its novelty
and he and Mrs. Comstock were
aroused from their berths in the mid
dle of the night by the wreck. They
were landed without mishap.
—W. P. Snyder, the Pittsburgh iron
manufacturer, is at Palm Beach, Fla
—E. Paul Lueschner. Pottsville citv
solicitor, will take part in the hard
coal tax test.
—W. M. Sterrltt, Pittsburgh steel
builder, is home from Panama, where
he had charge of canal work.
—F. M. Newingham is the new post
master at Apollo.
—Joseph G. Thomas, city controller
of Johnstown, has just celebrated his
—Warden R. J. McKenty, of the
Eastern Penitentiary, has been warmly
praised by his inspectors.
—Wonder how many legislators!
would like to go before the people
with declaration that if elected they
would permit the executive to make
rules for them.
—Progressives who had a hand in
the drafting of the platform of the
Bull Moosers here a month ago are
talking about plagiarism to-day.
—Poor Berry! He is no longer first
—B. F. Davis, of Lancaster, ru
mored candidate for Federal Judge,
was here yesterday.
—The Bull Moosers' platform ap
pears to have been well studied.
—Even Finn is timid when it comes
down to making declarations about
interference with the Legislature.
—The Brennan organization In
Pittsburgh does not appear to be wast
ing its strength on resolutions.
—Wonder why the Pittsburghers
left the "Honorable" off Creasy's name
in the resolution printed here to-day.
—W. H. Hull, of Scranton, left the
Prohibition party S2O a year for its
—Those Democratic campaign con
tributions appear to be a sore spot.
—W. F. Long, of Pittsburgh,
charged Flinn with defeat of child
labor laws In the last Legislature, in a
speech he made at Philadelphia.
—Dick Allday's congressional ambi
tions appear to be clashing with those
—Friends of Stuart say that he will
not be a candidate.
—Dershem is one of the reorgan
izes' sub-bosses. Why the opposi
tion to him?
—Dimmick seems to be prolific of
I —James H. Mauer and H. J. Stump
will be Socialist candidate for the Leg- |
lslature in Reading.
—That Ardmore post office must
have been badly needed to help aome
lame Democrat that they had to throw
out a woman.
—McCormick men started to hold a
meeting in one of the Philadelphia
, wards last night and the Ryan people
s took it away from them.
| —Palmer plans a tour of the State,
j McCormick is also going around the
MILL MOUi TO
. MIKE me HE
Philadelphia Conference Does Not
Select the Candidates For
DEMOCRATIC MILL IS BUSY
Sends Out McCormick's Platform
—Stuart Now Said to Be Out
of the Race
The Washington party's council of
war will be reconvened here next
Thursday to decide whether it will go
before Its voters with a "suggested"
ticket or whether there shall be an
open fight at the primaries. There
are rlfta within the organization of
the Bull Moosers, although the rivalry
Is nothing like the bitter warfare that
prevails within the ranks of the State's
Owing to a death in the family of
William Draper Lewis, suggested as a
candidate for the gubernatorial nomi
nation, the conference held yesterday
at Philadelphia did not carry out Its
instructions, but decided to leave the
selection of a ticket to the coming con
ference. State Treasurer Robert K.
Young loomed up strongly as the man
most favored, but the partisans of
Lewis were so strong that the talk of
H. D. W. English, of Pittsburgh, as a
compromise candidate was renewed.
William Flinn, who dominates the sit
uation, is in Florida, and the confer
ence will probably hear from him be
fore acting next week. Flinn wants
Young because of political ability and
acquaintance, Lewis because of his
intellectual strength, and English be
cause he Is a personal adherent.
In addition to the row In the Siate
organization of the Progressives be
cause of local option, which has been
Intensified by Clyde
Kelly's assault upon
Progressives the straddling resoiu-
Torn by Men tlon and by declara
of Ambitions tions of dissatisfaction
over jobs among the
rank and file and the
crusaders who joined the movement
because of Roosevelt, there are breaks
in the Progressive ranks in Luzerne,
Montgomery, Philadelphia and Le
high. In Luzerne the factions have
broken out in open warfare like that
Which prevails eternally among the
Luzerne Democrats. In Lehigh the
slate has been assailed by the younger
Progressives. In Montgomery personal
ambitions have caused a return to
Republican ranks. Even In Allegheny
there is a schism which will soon be
wide enough for all men to see.
Talk of Dr. Martin G. Brumbaugh
as the probable candidate for the Re
publican nomination for Governor
came to the front yes
terday stronger than
ever, In spite of the Brumbaugh
pronounced movement Forges to
for ex-State Treasurer the Front
John O. Sheatz, who
that he did not represent any faction
or leader. Brumbaugh is now being
boomed in various counties, where he
has many friends. The silence of ex-
Governor Edwin S. Stuart, in regard
to the demand that he head the party
is preventing declarations by leaders.
The ex-Governor's friends say that he
will run and then that he won't. The
Democrats are hoping that he will
The Philadelphia Press of to-day,
in an article on the Democratic war
in the State, says: "City Solicitor
Ryan, candidate for
the Democratic guber-
R.van Makes natorial nomination
Savage Uo against Vance C. Mo
at Palmer Cormick, who is back
ed by Congressman A.
Mitchell Palmer, made
specific charges that neither Palmer,
McCormick nor Roland S. Morris,
State chairman, had contributed to the
funds for the last campaign, but that
the burden fell chiefly on small sal
aried Democratic Federal officeholders
in this city, and that while the Demo
cratic State committee ran into debt
Congressman Palmer drew $50.37 for
traveling expenses and J24 for tele
phone charges. Ryan also charges
that in November, 1912, Palmer drew
$450 from the State committee, for
which he never accounted. From the
personal bitterness shown by the two
factions thus early in the political con
test, it is certain that Democracy will
be split asunder before the primaries
in May, and that there is little proba
bility that the wounds will be healed
by the November elections."
George E. Alter, Speaker of the
House of Representatives, said at
Pittsburgh yesterday that he had
heard of Mr. Dim
mick's candidacy, and
was glad to know that Alter Says
he had actively en- He Favors
tcred the race for the Mr. Dimmlc-k
prize at the May pri
maries. "Mr. Dim-
mlck is a very estimable gentleman,"
said Mr. Alter, "and I am Inclined to
think that he will give Mr. Penrose a
pretty hard battle.* He Is first and
foremost a businessman, and he has
made an enviable reputation for him
self In business circles of the East. I
am about the State a great deal and I
must confess that I heard very little
talk or opinion favoring Mr. Penrose."
Friends of Michael J. Ryan, rival
of Vance C. McCormick for the Demo
cratic nomination for Governor, had
mixed emotions last
night when they heard
that the chairman of the Kyanites'
first division of the Emotions
Democratic State ma- Arc Mixed
chine had used the
Democratic State head-
quarters to put out his declaration of
principles. They asked whether Ryan
would be accorded the same privilege.
Others were inclined not to see any im
propriety in the way the primary
thunder was handled because it is
commonly reported that McCormick
helps to keep the windmill working
and Is entitled to get a run for his
money. To-day the Ryan people were
chuckling because of the declaration
by McCormick that if elected he would
endeavor to reform the rules of the
Legislature "This Is the baldest dec
laration of Intention to run the law
making branch as well as the execu
tive that I ever knew," said a Ryan
man to-day. "That man McCormick
had better study the Constitution. If
he should win and would try to boss
the Legislature about its rules he
has a sweet time ahead of him."
Democratic bosses are up In the air
over the situation in the Cambria-
Bedford-Blair district because of the
preference shown to John
T. Matt, the Bedford
Bailey's member after lie had
Friends thrown Congressman War-
Are Sour ren Worth Bailey, of
Johnstown, an original re
organlzer and noisemaker
[all over the map In the flght for con-
H. MARKS & SON
HART, SCHAFFNER & MARX fine clothes, the BEST suits and over
You can get them here now for almost one-third what they're worth.
When you can get these goods at any less than the usual price, you can under
stand that you are getting a bargain. Here are the prices on them now.
$15.00, $16.50 & $18.50
For Suits and Overcoats that were $25 to $35.
The Suits are BLUE SERGES, BLACKS, DARK WORSTEDS,
HOMESPUNS and CASSIMERES.
The Overcoats are CHINCHILLAS, KERSEYS, MELTONS, VICU
NAS and BALMACAANS.
ODDS AND ENDS
of the famous "CLOTHCRAFT" SUITS and OVERCOATS; worth from
sls to $25.
Bargains in Men's Far Coats, Bargains in Ladies' Furs, Muffs and Scarfs
All II M ADIf C Jfr CAW Pants, Raincoats
Furnishing Goods m/llVlviJ iX uUil Mackinaw Coats
Greatly Reduced Fourth and Market Sts. Greatly Reduced
trol of the machine in that division.
Matt, it will be recalled, thrashed Bailey
for division boss and right on top of
that he would be a candidate for Sen
ator from the Bedford-Somerset-Ful
ton district. Then he got a Job in the
revenue service with a chance to dip
into affairs In a dozen counties.
Bailey's friends are blue enough over
the chances that he will be beaten for
renomlnatlon this year and the bou
quets for Matt are not being received
Letters to the Editor
HIGH COST OF LIVING
To the Editor of The Telegraph:
Having noticed In your columns an
Interesting article In reference to the
"High Cost of Living," under date of
February 14 and over the signature
of S. S. Morton, X am persuaded that
the ideas which have been advanced
by Mr. Morton are those of a practi
cal, experienced person, and we would
suggest that a further step be taken
whereby there may bo set forth an ex
planation just how this can be accom
plished In detail, for we are interested
in devising means whereby the on
coming generation may find country
life attractive and associations pleas
ant and abiding.
The high cost of living undoubtedly
is caused by the Increased population,
which continues in one unbroken
stream, while the importance of clean
ing off and cultivating the unused
acres little effort is being made, and
we hope that these new ideas which
have been advocated will not be lost
or that the increased public will not
fall to grasp.
It is a fact that if the grain can be
produced with less toil and expense it
will be an advanced step and one
which will ba the means of solving
the problem to help more people than |
we know. I, foi 5 one, shall be glad
to welcome an explanation giving the
plana and details as well as the cost of
equipment for a fair-sized farm.
She saw by the papers that there was
considerable grafting over the United |
States which would, undoubtedly, she |
thought, greatly improve the orchards
and forests by such tree surgery.
Br Wing Dinger
Say, when we have this kind of
At the end of a real busy day
Do you ever go home of an evening
And dream of your last holiday?
If not, you are missing the real good
Of last summer's trip out of town,
80 to-night draw your chair to the fire
And into Its depths settle down.
Close your eyes, and let memory wander
To mountains or fields or to shore.
Where you spent happy moments last
k Til tell you, you couldn't wish more.
Why you won't care a rap 'bout the
With Its snow and Its sleet and its
i When you're thoughts wander back to
1 last summer
1 And you live all Its pleasures again.
Tou may think that when your last va
Was ended. Its pleasures were done.
, But you're wrong, settle down In your
[ Close your eyes, they have merelyUe
- I Blobbs There's a type of man wlio
( ■ will shuke you more effusively by the
1 hand when you have money.
Slobbs And when it's gone will
r shake you altogether.—Philadelphia
- 1 Record.
-OF-Tfte-- CIVIL* WAR
[From the Telegraph of Feb. 20, 18%4.]
Sherman Duma Uridgen
Cincinnati, Feb. 19. A special dis
patch to the Commercial from Chatta
nooga says: General Sherman's troops
have destroyed the bridges on the Mo
bile and Ohio railroads, thereby sever
ing the connections between Polk's
forces and Mobile.
St. Louis, Fob. 18. General Ewlng
has been superseded as commander of
the District of the Border by Colonel
Ford, of the Second Colorado Cavalry.
Over 3.500 negroes have been recruited
in this State during the past three
1 EDITORIAL COMMENT!
Still, There Are Wedding Preaenta
[From the Washington Star.]
It is a wise arrangement which
makes the holidays following Christ
mast comparatively Inexpensive.
One Exception to 'the Rule
[From the Cincinnati Enquirer.]
The only time you ever get something
for nothing is when you are hunting
Before trying to get the
consent of your prospective
father-in-law show some
sense of the obligation you
are about to take by Insur
ing your life. He's more
likely to say "yes."
PENN MUTUAL LIFE
108 IV. Second St.
Isaac Miller, I Local
F. O. Donaldson, J Agents
SIDES & SIDES
Calif or ni a
Land of Health, Wealth and Happiness
Prosperity in every acre
of California's fertile soil.
Southern Pacific Steamships
New York to New Orleans
Southern Pacitic Sunset Route
Tha Exposition Linn—l9ls
New Orleans Los Angeles San Francisco
| From New York $45.50, $55.00 or $65.00 |
| Berth and Mull on Ship Included! |
| IN EFFECT MARCH I* TO APRIL 11 |
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/ C'hcHtuut St., i'lillatlclphlu, l'a. J
[From the Telegraph of Feb. iO, 18#4.1
Price* Are ISnormoua
Forty cents for a pound of butter, and
the supply unequaled to the demand.
Thus it was at market this morning.
The prices asked for almost everything
The Hev. Stewart Preachea
The Rev. John S. Stewart, of Green
wich, N. J„ will preach In the Old
School Presbyterian Church, to-morrow
morning and evening.
A Feather f "
<J The fact that most of our
customers have sent us other
patrons is indeed a "feather
in our cap," as it demon
strates without doubt that our
work is as good as it's pos
sible to make it.
Cf Our Artists and Engravers
are men of experience and
ability in their respective
lines. Let us prove it to you.
Phone us and a representa
tive will call.