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THE HERALD'S CITY CIRCULATION
The Herald's circulation In the city of Los Angeles
Is larger than that of the Examiner or the Express
and second only to that of the Time*. . ■' " '.
: The Good Government league announces its purpose
to stir up the city council concerning that long pigeon
holed gas ordinance. Leading members of the council
have declared their intention to tackle the subject "at
an early day." ' The earliest day is this Monday.
;; i A noted English vicar declares that lying Is the be
setting sin in England, overtopping both drinking and
.gambling. The consequences of lying would hardly
seem as grievous as those of drinklng'or gambling, but
-if a man has had large all-around experience he ought
to know. ; . ,-■' '♦ : '' ■■"'■' .
. . How wonderfully funny it must have been to see a
cowboy in the inaugural procession "lassoing various
persons along the route of the parade." Spectators got
the worth of their, money in seeing the great combina
tion of a presidential inauguration and a "wild, west"
show.-, -. • ... :' •• ,-.
..Yesterday the Progressive club discussed "Divorce in
Its Various Phases." The only phase of divorce that
seems .to be entirely satisfactory is the one . reached
where there are two souls that have a pair of thoughts,
two hearts' that beat as two, paraphrasing a pre-matri
The comparative plainness of Mrs. Roosevelt's ball
costume is noted, with the fact that it was entirely an
American product. Its relative inexperiteiveness is pointed
out, as it cost only $1200. There is not likely to be any
great rush for such gowns, however, until the price is
• marked down to $1198.
'.'"'The senatorial toga worn by Thomas H. Bard until
'.'noon' on Saturday. now covers the shoulders of Frank P.
-Flint. Los Angeles again has the distinction of being
represented in , the senate by one of Its citizens, having
lost that honor by the death of Senator White, who was
succeeded, by Senator Bard. . •
.. '"Any man of your size and health should be able
to earn bread-in this fine country." So said a justice in
the .local police court in passing sentence on a man who
stofe.ahd then sold a bicycle, putting up the puerile
plea that need of bread was his incentive to the crime.
The judge stated the fact precisely.
Portland reports a general strike of workmen em
ployed on the Lewis and Clark exposition buildings. It
is stated that "the men demand better pay, shorter
hours and generally improved working conditions."
Those are the only demands mentioned now, but a few
others may occur to the strikers later.
.A good work is progressing in the attempt to sup
press the medical charlatans of Los Angeles who are
practicing without either a license or a knowledge of
medicine. The general crusade against fakers of all
classes is quite promising, and citizens may soon escape
the mortifying remarks of surprised strangers who note
the present faker nests.
REPUBLICAN CANAL MUDDLE
In the gradual process of advance in cost and of
time requirement the Panama canal proposition has
reached $230,500,000 for the cost figure and a dozen
years for construction work. The plan now is in course
of complete change from a lock system to a cut on the
: v The chief argument in favor of this change is that
j it .will facilitate the passage of vessels' through the
-canal and afford opportunity for enlargement as occa
sion may require. The doubling of cost and the exten
sion of time about 50 per cent for completion of the
work seem to count for but little if anything.
, There has been continual trouble concerning the
isthmian canal proposition ever since the Republican
leaders in the senate determined, for reasons inscruta
ble to outsiders, that the Nicaragua route should be
abandoned for the Panama route. In May, 1900, the
house passed a bill providing for the construction of a
canal on the Nicaragua route. Public sentiment in
favor of that proposition as compared with the Panama
scheme was reflected in the vote — 225 affirmative to 35
negative. But the senate, held up the bill until the end
6t the session, -'and ultimately it was shelved entirely by
acceptance of the Panama route.
, The opinion wad expressed by experts that the
Nicaragua canal 'could be constructed in five or six
years by pushing the work- on "the American plan."
Therefore, bad it not been for the mysterious opposi
tion of the Republican leaders in the senate an isthmian
canal by the Nicaragua route would today be a nearly
accomplished fact. "
\ By reason. of the policy pursued by the Republican
leaders the present situation' is this:' The Panama
canal may be completed in seventeen years from May,
1900, when the house Nicaragua bill was passed, In-
Btead of five or six years from that date as promised
for the Nicaragua project. The cost will be doubled
and there are various vicissitudes likely to cause un
expected delay. As a consequence the canal will not be
available for use until fully ten years later than would
have 'been necessary for its completion by the Nicara
gua route. As collateral results the United States will
have paid the French company $40,000,000 for some
Work on a ditch and a great maßo of rusty machinery,
»«4uabl« onlyfai Junk M .i .
LOS* ANGELES,", HERALD! 'MONDAY MORNING, MARCH 6, 190J.V * ,
GRANDESTSPECTACLE OF ALL
"It wfts the first national Inauguration since the Civil
War. The south sent up Its warriors and its state
officials. Men who fought together In the war with
Spain and under one flag, executive officers of. the stales
that upheld the stars and bars and those that stood for
the flag of the nation marched together in review be
fore their common president, also soldier of the re
. That paragraph in the report of the Inaugural cere
mony la worth a thousand times more than. all the rest.
The spectacle of the north and the south shoulder (o
shoulder, again keeping step to the music of the Union,
was a sight to fire the patriotism of every true Ameri
can. It was the crowning act of reconciliation between
the once belligerent sections of the country. It was a
formal notification to all the world that the blue and
the gray have blended into a single color, that the north
and the south are brothers again, "now and forever,
one and Inseparable."
Grand and glorious as all features of the inaugural
display were, how insignificant the whole appears in
comparison with that blending of the blue and the gray.
Separate that inspiriting feature from the rest- and the
result is as chaff to wheat. The processional pageant
was the grandest ever witnessed In the United States,
probably. Compared with that sublime spectacle of the
north and south touching shoulders, however, . all else
waß "as sounding brass or a tinkling cymbal."
.The thousands of soldiers in line and the gaudily
arrayed officers were typical of war and its horrors;
the rough riders, cowboys and Indians suggested Buffalo
Bill and his "great wild west aggregation;" the
Hawaiian*), Porto, Rlcans and Filipinos were reminders
of American conquest .and-, entanglement abroad, and
the great inaugural ball recalled Biinyan's "Vanity Fair."
Long after all these passing features of the Roose
velt inauguration are forgotten the picture will be vivid
in the American mind of. that final hand-clasp of the
north and the south at' the national capital and tho
eternal pledge of "A union of hands, a union of hearts
and the flag of our Union fonever."
A RAILWAY SCARECROW
A mass of literature has been sent out recently from
certain eastern points, evidently at the ' instance 'of
the railway companies, with the obvious purpose of
checking the trend of public opinion' relative to the
proposed enlargement of the interstate commerce com
mission's power. • .
The railway managers are a unit, of course, in op
position to any interference with their traffic schedules.
Having so long been accustomed- to ignoring the rights
of shippers they cannot now brook the thought of any
plan Intended to hedge their assumed prerogative. How
ever they are causing literary matter to be sent broad
cast embodying arguments against any such super
vision of traffic rates as is contemplated in the presi
dent's plan for giving the interstate commission certain
supervisory power in rate-making.
The method employed to influence the public mind
on this subject is characteristic of monopolies. All the
arguments adduced in the literary stuff referred to has
for its basis the assumption that the whole financial
and industrial underpinning of the country will be
knocked to smlthers if the proposed plan succeeds.
The people are told, gravely that the fourteen bil
lion dollars of American wealth represented by the
railways is in jeopardy. "The only- possible inherent
value of that wealth," declares one output of the rail
way literary bureau, -"is in prospective net earnings;
destroy confidence so ; that this becomes doubtful, and
the consequences cannot be imagined." ' ! . .'
The ever-ready peri of Henry Clews, Wall street
banker and exponent of monopolies, contributes his
share in aid of the railway companies in this fashion:
"Rate-making would, be an unjust exercise of govern
ment power. No commission • that can be organized
would be competent to deal with such a vast and com
plicated piece of work. It might as logically attempt
to fix the price of butter and eggs with different con
ditions in innumerable markets."! ' ' •" ;
But all such palaver is a blind intended to deceive
the public. Henry Clews and his collaborateurs in
the interest of the railways, know very well that there
is no thought of empowering the interstate commission
to take charge of traffic schedule making. In assuming
such a purpose the scribes are merely setting up a
straw man and then knocking it down. They start
with a. false hypothesis and their deduction is neces
All that is expected or desired, in the proposed in
crease of power for the commission concerning the
railways, is that the flagrant abuses in rate-making, so
notorious that they cannot be defended, - shall be
stopped. The idea that there is any intention of ex
tensive interference with railway traffic arrangements
is ridiculous. • \
It is an old trick of monopolists to frighten the
public, if possible, by direful predictions of disaster
likely to result from Interference with their- schemes.
But no such apparitions will scare the American
There is a marvelous unanimity of sentiment
throughout the country in favor of curbing the trusts
and controlling railway rates ' where they are mani
festly unjust, and that feeling will not "down" until the
purpose has been accomplished. .
The county assessor's deputies are scheduled to begin
their work today and their boss bespeaks for them good
treatment. The people of Los Angeles county are in
the habit, as a rule, of treating all persons about as
they deserve to be treated. If Mr. Ward's deputies bear
that fact in mind they need have no apprehension about
The official investigation of the so-called beef trust,
as reported by the commissioner of corporations, is
quite a surprise to the public. It is to the effect that
"there appears to be practically no general interpwner
ship of stock among the six principal companies," and
the average net profit for the last fiscal year was only
99 cents for each animal, slaughtered. Why not take up
a popular collection for the benefit of the poor packers?
It la possible for a bricklayer In New York to earn
$67.20 a we.ek, as figured by the Times of that city. By
a concession granted last week New York bricklayers
now receive 70 cents an hour for their work. Eight
hours at 70 cents yields J5.60, but in the busy season, as
stated, almost without exception they work twelve
hours. For overtime they get double pay, bringing the
possible day's wage to $11.20 and for the week $67.20.
Last Sunday the congregation of the little Baptist
church at Lakewood, N. J., was astonished by the en
trance at the beginning of service of John D. Rocke
feller and wife, who had just rolled up in an automobile.
After the service the great magnate of oil and. things
suggested to the pastor that he have sortie repairs made
on the church and to send the bill to John. And elnco
then the Lakewoad Baptists have been trying to figure
out bow much Rockefeller will be ahead still when' he
pays the bill out of his Income during the hour he was in
church, ' , ,
"ALL QUIET IN ST. PETERSBURG"-Cable Dispatch
THE ARMY'S NEW GUN
It Is Superior to the Weapon Now
From the Washington Post.
It is announced that by the first of
the next year there will be 75,000 new
guns ready to be Issued to the soldiers
of this country. These will be superior
in a number of ways to the Krag-Jor
gensen, which is the type' in use at
present. Col. Frank H. Phlpps^pf the
ordnance department is largely respon
sible for the new gun. It la known as
the United States magazine rifle, model
At the tests which were made when
the new weapon was under considera
tion the accuracy of the new rifle was
found to be greater than that of the
Krag-Jorgenesen, while Its penetrating
power was far in excess. The bullet
penetrated 6.30 Inches of white pine at
1500 yards. The striking energy of the
bullet at this distance Is nearly 60 per
cekt greater than that of the Krag.
The gun may also be fired with greater
rapidity and has the advantage of be
ing fed by cartridges In clips, which
results in an appreciable Increase In
the efficiency .of fire, as the eye need
not be taken from the target ' during
the firing of each five cartridges.
The new rifle is covered with a
wooden case up to within two Inches
of the muzzle, to protect the soldiers'
hands during rapid fire. In the old
rifle practice the barrel became so hot
with rapid and continuous firing that
the user's hands were blistered. The
magazine Is entirely within the stock,
and altogether the new weapon is more
symmetrical than the old, as well' as
lighter. It weighs a few ounces less
than nine pounds.
The rifle uses a cannelured cartridge
shell, with forty-four grains of smoke
less powder, and a smooth, sharp
pointed bullet weighing 220 grains.
The muzzle velocity Is 2300 feet per
second, 300 feet per second faster than
that of the Krag. The powder pres
sure is 49,000 pounds per square inch.
The rifling in the barrel makes one
turn in ten Inches.
There are only ninety ' component
parts of the new rifle, as compared
with ninety-nine parts In the Krag
model of 1898. The bolt and magazine
mechanisms can be taken apart and
assembled much more readily. The
energy of the recoil is slightly greater
than that of the Krag, but that Is a
thing that cannot be avoided If greater
velocity Is to be secured. The weight
of the new rifle is 16 per cent less than
the Krag. which weighs 10.64 pounds.
With the new rifle twenty-three
aimed shots have been fired in one
minute, using" magazine fire. Firing
from the hip without aim. twenty
seven shots have been fired in a minute
as a single-loader, and thirty-five with
the magazine. The maximum range of
the weapon le computed at 4781 yards,
requiring an elevation of 42 degrees,
the bullet' making this distance in 35
A NEW INDUSTRY
Shale Is Used In the Manufacture of
There are large deposits of black'
shale in the Vicinity of Nashville,
Term., which has never been found to
be of any use, but recently J. S. Hen
derson of that **Jy conceived the Idea
that this material must have »ome
value, and gave the matter consider
able investigation, with the result that
he found that it waa an excellent
article for the manufacture of blaclc
carbon paint. The gentleman suc
ceeded in enlisting the interest of a
number of northern men of capital and
a yu-year lease of 1400 acres of the
shale-bearing property was secured,
■me work. ls now under way of build
ing a large plant which will make use
ot the shale. The process used Is a
secret, but It is announced that the In
dustry will be conducted on • a very
large scale and the plant at Nashyllle
will, in all probability, soon be one of
the leading Industries of this country.
It Is said that at present there are but
two plants of thi* ', character In the
world— one ' In this , country / and " the
other In Germtyiy, and while they, are
both establishment* -of gigantic pro*
portions they are incapable of supply-
Ing the demand for the material.
The shale is In a vein about twenty
five to fifty feet thick, and its covering
la a sandy soil, which makes It all the
more easy to mine. The Tennessee
Central railroad will build spurs right
into' the heart of the property and will
establish a station at the point of
shipment, which will be known as
Work on the plant will commence
atout December 1, and will be rapidly
pushed to completion. The cost of the
plant and equipment will reach $500,000
or more, and at Yeast $200,000 will be
spent In opening the mines and build
ing railroad spurs. The buildings are
to be of brick and steel. Besides the
money to be spent in building and
equipping the plant, the company will
retain nearly a million dollars; whlcn
will be used exclusively for operating
expenses. «Of the 300 persons to be
given employment the majority of them
will be skilled laborers. Men who have
worked In the plant in ' Germany will
be brought here as superintendents.
HINTS BY MAY MANTON
Men's Office or Outing Coat — 4969
Office and outing coats are' made
much after the same style, differing
only in material. The very excellent
model illustrated Is adapted to both
uses and to all suitable materials,
cloth, velveteen, linen, silk and . the
like. As Illustrated, however, - it is
made of blue serge, stitched with cortl
celll silk. " , :
The coat is made with fronts and
back, shaped by means of shoulder and
under-arm seams, and is finished at the
neck with a regulation collar and
lapels. The Bleeves- are In coat style
and there are three patch pockets; two
arranged over the left front and one
over the rlgfht.
The quantity of material required for th«
mirtlum size Is 4 W yards 27, 3 yards 44 or 2
yards 04 Inches wide.
The pattern 4869 la cut In sizes for a 34,
36, 38. 40. 42 and 44-Inch breast measure.
PATTJEBN NO. 4068
Jsiza ••' ..;.......
jj Address •'
. A paper pattern of this garment can
be obtained by filling' In above order
and directing It to The Herald's pat
tern department. It will be sent post
paid, within ten days, on receipt of
"Where's the Basement?"
She was evidently in a hurry and,
rushing up to the usher In the depart
ment store, Inquired: j/'' '
"Where is the basement?"
"Downstairs, rrjadam," pleasantly an
j "Thank you.'.'uhe said, as she start
ed down the aisle at breakneck speed,
jostling every one who happened to be
in her way.
Then she stopped suddenly. Her face
flushed angrily and she muttered:, ■
"I wonder If that floorwalker , took
me for/ a. fool?"— Chicago Uecord-
Uerajd. , .-;,,'
— Philadelphia North American.
Aunt Jane— "l gue.ss Mr. Spender
must be a neat person."
Edith— "And what leads you to that
Aunt Jane— "He told your Uncle
George ail his clothes but those upon
his back were hung up. Some men,
you know, throw their things 'round
anywhere."— Boston Transcript.
"There's nothing like perseverance;
it wins out In the long run." •
"Not always; did you ever see a hen
on a porcelain egg?"— Brooklyn Life.
"Why do you call your race horse
"Because nothing seems to be able
to get Him away from the post!"— N.
O. Timeß Democrat.
, "I understand, senator, that you re
gard your colleague as an unsafe man."
"I do. It would be just like him
to get, scared and turn , state's evi
dence at the first indication of danger."
—Chicago Record-Herald. , .. . :
At'last the telephone girl condescend
ed to answer.
"What's that, sir!" she exclaimed.
"Are you swearing?"
"Not audibly, miss," said the qt'an at
the other end of the wire. "But I con
fess that as a long-distance mind
reader you are an expert."— Chicago
The Prospective Better Half— But,
seriously, George, am I the only girl
that . . * ..
He— Now, Amy, dear, don't ask if
you are the only girl that I ever loved.
You know as well as
The Prospective Better Half— l
wasn't going to, George. I started to
ask, "Am . I the only girl that would
have you?"— Puck.
Old Blnks — Did your wife scold you
when you went home so late last
Young Jinks— You don't know what
it is to have a wife who was once a
school teacher. She simply made, me
write out "I must be home at 10" a
hundred times.— Philadelphia Bulletin.
Wltherly— How long did that last
dinner set last?
Mrs. Wltherly— Three t. cooks.—Col
Three-year-old Harry had been
seated in his high chair and was look
ing around with considerable wonder
ment in his bright eyes, taking in the
exposed beams. In the dining room of
their new country home, which, by
way of "modern" decoration, had been
made to resemble an old English
kitchen, and then he naively asked:
/'Mother, are we taking breakfast in
the attlo?"— Minneapolis Journal.
AN AMERICAN LAWYER'S AD.
MONITION TO RUSSIA
By William J. Danford, Los Angeles.
Truth, right and Justice are Immortal things;
They cannot be destroyed by creeds or kings.
Imperial ukase or oppressive law*—
They are as deathleis a* the primal caus*.
Colossal empire, ruled alone by might--
Bewtldeied humans groping; In the night;
A land where heartless tyranny still reigns.
Where Justice languishes In rusty chains!
Where tolling Ignorance remains untaught.
Where the grand palace mien the lowly cot;
Where creed bsdlms the light of Galilee,
/ Empire of darknass ana of misery!
There Is a tone In peasant inuriiiurliigs
That augers 111 to classes and to kings;
•Tls labor's cry binealh the thorny crown,
A cry that will be heard-that will not down!
Before rebellion, comes that warning tone
That bodes destruction to the despot's throne.
Behind the warning gale that follows on .
! Appear* the glow of freedom* ruddy dawn.
Oh. Nil-hulas! Nicholas!
Blind ruler of the Muscovite* *ad land.
Can you not see the storm that Is at hand?
A howling ttorm of turmoil, shot and shell;
A bloody hurricane- u u earthly bell!
The atarvlng commoner*— the feasting peer*, ,
Tlie palace reveilles— the peasants' tear*
Will breed some Cromwell, some herolo boor
To crush the arrogunoe that mocks the poor!
Your world engirdling empire cannot last.
Where are the pompous empires of the past?
Babylonia, Egypt, oil X* la. Fiance, Bpaln,
proud mighty RomeY
To read their story In prophetlo ton*!
Truth, right and Justice are immortal things;
They cannot be destroyed by creed* or kings.
Imperial ukase er oppressive law*, r , ,
Tb«y are M dMtaltM at Ui» l>r mat cause. .
A Virginia Solomon
Judge Crutchfleld of Richmond, Vft. f
Is credited with a sharper wit than
any Jurist <n Virginia. On one oeca
nlon he hhd two cases before him, ons
being that of "Red" Foster of the
Richmond baneball team nnd the -other
a man charged with picking pockets.
The judge Is a baseball enthusiast,
and Foster's case was called first, In
order that the baseball player might
get Into a game which the Judge In
tended to see. , In fact, he often ad*
journed the police court in order to
attend a • game. The testimony was
conclusive and "Red" was fined $10
for striking a negro. t
"If you could hit the bull, 'Red," ns
hard as you hit that black man you'd
be a star," remarked his honor.
The pickpocket then came up and
pleaded not guilty, but ha was friend
lens and the judge said that he was a.
sufiplrinuß character, Anyway, and fined
htm $10. The unfortunate fellow said
that he only had $7 in his possession,
whereupon the Judge said to the bailiff:
"Turn this man loose In this crowd,
and If he doesn't raise enough in half
an hour to pay his firm he is inno
cent; let him go."
By picking no pockets for half*, nn
hour the fellow proved his innoe'enco
and was discharged.— Saturday Even-
Ing Post. • ;
Sent a War Ship
A yarn of the Santo Domlngan navy
was told yesterday in the senate lobby.
A southern man was on the island,
seeking a timber concession. In a club
at the capital of the republic, with the
president and a couple of cabinet offi
cers, he expressed a desire to visit a
dlßtant part of the coast. The voyage,
he observed, was difficult for any
available craft. . . --
"When do you - start?" asked • tho
president of Santo Domingo. . .
"Tomorrow," answered the south
erner. ■ ' , . . - •-•>•«.
"We will send the warship -to Uko
"But;how shall I return?" ■
"We will send the warship to . call
for you." . , ....•■
This craft, the most superb of any
that flies the Santo Domingan flag and,
in fact, above all there is to the, Santo
Domingan navy, proved of interesting
history. It was originally the English
yacht Deerhound, that was prominent
on the scene the day the Kearsarge
sunk the Alabama off Cherbourg.' : Its .
rescue of officers and crew of the Con
federate privateer was an international
Incident. — Washington Post. . ,; '. . '.'■
Essay by Little Bobbie
Grate men are only a few and .wo
doant get to know many of them be
kause they keep busy staying grate.
most of the grate men aint living
new thay are dead or else thay are
like the rulers of Russia thay ( wish
thay was ded and thay will get thare*
wish all rite. ,1 doant . know i any. grate
men myself I think Pa knows- sum of
them but he newer brings none of them
home to dinner I guess he thinks, thay !
will be afrade of Ma the salm as he la
but 1 guess grate men alnt afrade of
no women you see Pa alnt grate. •.'.:•
I will try to tell yu about Bum grata
men one is general Kuropatkin he, ; ls
grate In sum ways he is a grate runner.
mister Jeffries is the gratest man, he
can lick anyone one time Pa was mad
and said "I wudent take that from
Jeffries" and i Ma- said Shaw he Ban
lick 8 like yu.— Milwaukee Sentinel. .
Was Emperor Awhile
Representative Laceys home town bf
Oskaloosa once furnished a consul' to
Rome. The honor was appreciated,
but the functions of S. H. MV Byers.
the beneficiary, were variously Inter
preted by the local folk. "A stranger
arrived in town one , day,",, said Mr.'
Lacey, "looking for Byers' residence.
He Inquired the way from a pedes
trian, something of a character in Os
kaloosa. 'Which Byere do you want?'
returned this Oskalooaan.' 'Is. it: old
man Byers or- his son, who was em
peror at Rome a few years?' "—Wash
ington Post. . - -..,-
High' and Low
" Irving Grlnnell, treasurer of the
Church Temperance' society of' j New
York, was talking about the difference
between high and low church among
Episcopalians. ■ -• . ','•■ ■.'.,'•
"I heard two boys talking on thi
street the other day,", he Bald. "The
first said in a boasting -way: ■ .
" 'Our church Is awful . high. We
" 'That's nothln',' said the other boy. •
'We have carpets.' "—Minneapolis
The eminent statesman wrote a con
fidential letter to a constituent. .
He read It carefully through. > '
Then he added: ■.-" '•-.'^
"P. S.— Burn this." - • - • .•'.'.
Then he held the letter up and looked
at the postscript.
"That's good advice," he Bald, t" ■'-■'•
And he burned it himself.— Chicago
Firm as Well as Gentle
The unpopular caller smiled . In . hl»
most, taking way.
"And may I have the felicity of call
ing on you again next week, Miss P«
Boot" •:■'..: .: ''■ , } M'iittfsMs
"I'm afraid not. My. Van Lriutftrv''
"And have you no leisure evenings
next week, Miss De Boo?"
"No, Mr. Van Linger; all my leisure
evenings were last week; , Good even-
Ing."— Cleveland Plalndealer. ,
The Chauffeur's Fata
•'Jack, you see, was * getting on ; . «o
finely as an amateur "chauffeur that
father promised him a much larger
machine—-" ■■■,•'■•■•" •' ■•' V-? ;
"Oh, how splendid!" '-* '■'■■
"Walt!— And put him in charge last
Monday . morning of one of the .firm's
big auto truck»."-Puck. -