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all of which is needless Pe-ru-na
acts as quickly and surely on ca
tarrh of thestomach andbowels^
as in cases ox,
all mucous linings.
hinp gas, souretom-
cramps, pains in the abdo
men, diarrhoea, constipa
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"What is Canada doing? What arc
Canadians doing to stop this fearful
waste of our country's precious lum
ber?" cried the fervent orator. "Is
there one Canadian here who can
truthfully tell me he is doing any
thing at all to sa%# our forests from
Gravely the little man in the front
row rose with upheld hand.
"What' Is there actually one?" ex
claimed the orator, "and what, may 1
ask, are \ou doing, to save our lum
"I," said the little man solemnly,
"always ue a toothpick twice."
Cuticura Soothes Baby Rashes
That itch and burn with hot baths
of Cuticura Soap followed by gentle
anointings of Cuticura Ointment.
Nothing better, nurer, sweeter, espe
cially if a little of the fragrant Cuti
cura Talcum is dusted on at the fin
ish. 25c each everywhere.Adver
Fowl's Fatal Tit-Bit.
Chickens ate nreworks in West
Avon, Conn, and died spontaneously.
Misguided patriotism or undiscriminat
ing appetite caused the death of/'most
of young Marcellus Benmson's half
grown chickens. Marcellus had a lot
of son-of-guns with which to cele
brate the Fourth of July. Sons-of
guns are explosive little disks which
go off with a stirring sparkle and
crackle when ground beneath the heel.
The other day Marcellus' chickens be
gan to go off with stirring sparklings
and cracklings. The cause of their
unanimous and spectacular demise
was revealed by a post-mortem per
formed upon one of them. When the
fowl's crop was slit smoke poured out
and when this had cleared away sev
eral fragments of a son-of-a-gun were
found.Montreal Family Herald.
Guess the Occasion.
Indian paperMrs. Blank delivered
a speech befitting the occasion, she
being quite inaudible.Boston Tran
Stop That Backache!
Those agonizing twinges, that dull,
throbbing backache, may be warning
of seriona kidney weaknessserious
neglected, for it might easily lead to
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If there are dizzy spells, headaches,
tired feeling and disordered kidney
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Wn. J. Wruther-
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and my back ached.
I could hardly
stoop over to pick
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I became dizzy and
black specks ap
peared before my
eyes. My kidneys
were weak and the
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Kidney Pills, I pro
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any trouble since."
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PLAN FOR BONUS TO PROPITEERS
DffEATED BY INSURGENT VOTING
OUR WASHINGTON LETTER
Administration Wanted to Date Abolition of Excess Prof-
its Tax and Reduction of Big Income Taxes Back to
January 1, 19215,000 Millionaires Relieved of More
Than $600,000,000Extensive Borrowing Secret of Ad-
vertised Tax ReductionsLabor Officials Barred From
$500,000,000 Railroad Loan Inquiry.
BY WALTER W. LIGGETT
WASHINGTON, D. C. An in
surgent movement of unexpected
strength, led by James A. Frear of
Wisconsin and former Republican
house leader, "Jim" Mann of Illinois,
temporarily defeated President Hard
ing's plan to give a bonus of about
$350,000,000 to the war profiteers by
making retroactive to January 1,1921,
the repeal of the excess profits tax
and the reduction of the higher sur
taxes on individual incomes.
Backed by nearly all the progressive
middle western congressmen, includ
ing Sinclair of North Dakota and Kel
ler of'Minnesota, the Republican mem
bers of the house, in caucus last week,
turned down the ways and means com
mittee's recommendations to this ef
fect by a vote of 95 to 87.
Practically all other provisions of the
bill reported by Chairman Fordney of
the ways and means committee were
left unchanged, and, under a special
rule which allowed only two days of
debate and made it almost impossible
to amend the bill item by item, the
revenue measure passed the hoi^se
last Saturday by a topheavy majority.
A FEW GOOD CHANGES
The Fordney revenue bill retains
most of the inequitable provisions
which have been criticized in my pre
vious letters. By repealing the ex
cess profits tax and reducing the
higher income surtax from a maxi
mum of 65 per cent to 32 per cent, it
relieves less than 5,000 millionaires of
taxes aggregating more than $600,-
000,000 and throws an additional bur
den upon small merchants, manufac
turers and jobbers by increasing the
corporation income tax from 10 to
12% per cent.
The bill does, however, increase the
individual exemption for a head of a
family from $2,000 to $2,500 and the
additional exemption for dependents is
raised from $200 to $400. The sav
ings accomplished by these two
changes only aggregate $70,000,000
and will not begin to offset the great
reductions made in the tax burden of
the wealthy. The bill also repeals the
transportation tax, a thoroughly mer
itorious move, which will reduce the
country's annual transportation bill
LOWER TAXES BY BORROWING
Republican leaders are claiming
that the Fordney revenue bill will re
duce taxes $193,640,000 for the pres
ent fiscal year $377,790,000 for the
fiscal year 1922 and $790,000,000 for
the fiscal year 1923 but these savings
are purely problematical and only
have been accomplished on paper by
very obvious juggling of figures.
August 4 Secretary Mellon reported
to the ways and means committee that
the treasury department estimated
the expenditures for the current year
at $4,550,000,000, of which $3,830,000,-
000 must be provided by taxation.
This was considerably higher than the
estimates made by Chairman Fordney
and created consternation in Republi
can ranks. There were hasty confer
ences at the White House and as a re
sult on August 10 Secretary Mellon
issued another statement that govern
mental expenses would be only $4,-
034,000,000, of which but $3,075,000,-
000 must be raised by taxation.
Secretary Mellon's first report
stated that "the estimates which the
treasury has represented may be re
garded as conservative" and after
pointing out that the actual money
paid out for July was $55,000,000 more
than for the same month a year ago,
added that "if expenditures are to
continue at anything like these rates,
the estimates will be greatly exceed-
ed." In view of these strong state
ments his sudden drastic reduction
evidently made under presidential
pressurelays considerable doubt up
on the accuracy of his "revised esti-
mate." Secretary Mellon's "revised
figures" depend largely upon the sal
vage of war materials, collection of
back taxes and increased revenue from
the tariff. In the opinion of experts
none of these sources
this be true, there will be a deficiency
of several hundred million dollars at
the end of the year which will have
to be met by borrowing.
GAG RULE IN RAIL RELIEF
Representatives of labor organiza
tions were prevented
lions were prevenLeu J.* .I KOUIJUUS
cials were interested and they also in
tended to show the hollowness of some
of the preposterous claims made by
railroads against the government
William H. Johnston, president of the
International Association of Machin
ists, denounced the gag rule as "un-
American, tyrannical and autocratic"
and added that "this is only one more
evidence of 'railroad ownership of gov
ernment' as contrasted with our de
mand for public ownership of rail
The Townsend bill will be reported
favorably, but Senator La Follette has
announced he will filibuster, if neces
sary, to beat it and the administration
is expected to let it go over until after
the recess, although this bit of high
financing is Harding's ace card in his
long overdue "return to normalcy."
DYE EMBARGO DEFEATED
The United States Chemical founda
tion was organized by a little syndi
cate which purchased at a forced sale
the patents seized from German manu
facturers under the alien custodian act.
Frank Garvin, alien custodian, and
four of his assistants are members of
the syndicate which purchased these
patents at a ridiculously low sum.
The whole proceeding was question
able and ought to call for a congres
sional investigation, but instead of
that the chemical foundation, not sat
isfied with the excessive duties of the
Fordney tariff bill, is asking for an
embargo on all foreign dyestuffs.
This would give the chemical founda
tion an absolute monopoly and allow
it to charge American consumers ex
orbitant prices for inferior goods.
This outrageous proposal was voted
down by the house of representatives,
many Republicans joining the Demo
cratic opposition, but President Hard
ing recently wrote Nicholas Long
worth urging that the dye embargo
clause be reinserted in the tariff bill
which is being rewritten by the senate
finance committee. Thanks largely to
the energetic efforts of Representative
Frear this proposal has been defeated,
temporarily at least, although it is
possible renewed efforts may be made
by the administration to put i,t
NEW FARM BLOC FORMED
Seventeen Republican senators from
western agricultural states have form
ed a new "farmers' bloc." The new
bloc will fight for adequate tariff pro
tection for farm products. Each sena
tor will list the farm products from
his state which he thinks require pro
tection, with the tariff expected, and
this will tie scaled down by an execu
tive committee. When definite sched
ules are agreed upon,' all members of
the bloc are pledged to stand together.
Senator Ladd is a member of the bloc,
but Senators McCumber of North Da
kota and Kellogg and Nelson of Min
nesota were not asked to join because
of their strong pro-administration at
The bipartisan bloc, which number
ed almost as many Democrats as Re
publicans, was deliberately disrupted
by the administration. Harding op
posed the Norris farm export bill and
wanted to "aid the farmers" through
the War Finance corporation, because
this would enable him to couple up
the farmers with the railroads and
permit the $500,000,000 appropriation
for the carriers to go through without
too much opposition.
In pursuance with this plan, Eugene
Meyer Jr., director of the War Finance
corporation, approached certain south
ern senators and informed them that
if they would vote for the administra
tion bill large sums of money would be
loaned bV the government to cotton
exporters of their state. The southern
ers allowed themselves to be influenc
ed by these questionable tactics and as
a consequence the Norris bill was side
tracked and the bipartisan bloc dis
FARMERS ASK LOWER RATES
before th senate interstate commerce missions have gathered Washington
committee on the Townsen bill which
allows the railroad administration to
sell $500,000,000 of government secur
ities and $1,000,000,000 of railroad se
curities to be turned over to the trans
The railroad corporations were
given two months in which to present
evidence showing that they needed re
lief, but wh/n organized labor came
to oppose th'* plan to pay out enor
mous sums to the earners, Senators
Watson of Indiana and Kellogg of
Minnesota engineered a iold coup
vvliich abruptly closed the hearings.
Ths railroad brotherhoods intended
to prove that the railroads had squan
dered millions of dollars through re
pair companies in which railroad offi-1 defied contradiction,
THE TOMAHAWK. WHITE EARTH, MINN.
Representatives of all the states
the revenue Mellon esti- west of the Mississippi river, which
his "revised" report, and, if are asking for reduced railroad rates
on farm products, have been piling up
an amazing array of evidence before
the interstate commerce commission
showing that agriculture can not stand
the existing transportation charges
and continue to produce. More than
150 economists, rate experts, farmers
and members of state railroad com-
for the hearings and the railroads
have their brightest attorneys on the
job to becloud the issue.
The evidence conclusively shows
that the farmer has been deflated
more rapidly than other classes that
the prices of farm products are below
pre-war levels that railroad rates in
some cases are 240 per cent above the
1914 level, and that as a consequence
of high carrier charges production and
distribution costs exceed the prices the
farmer gets for his crops. Witness
after witness asserted farmers could
not continue to produce without sub
stantial relief and the deplorable con
ditions existing among the farm popu
lation was demonstrated in a way that
I ALCOHOL-3 PER CENT.
lOSS OF SLEEP
Exact Copy of Wrapper
ALL PAID TRIBUTE TO GUEST
And by No Means Least Were the
Words of Praise Uttered by
In New England they tell of a pas
cor who had boarded for so long with
a certain family that when he was
called to new fields of labor that fam
ily felt his loss keenly.
"The best pastor we've ever had in
this town," said the head of the fam
ily. "I don't expect to see his equal
"Such good company," said the wife,
"and so sympathetic if the least thing
"He was the easiest man to cook for
I ever knew," said the maiden aunt.
'He was always satisfied with what
tie had and never grumbled."
"He had such a nice di&posltlon,"
jald one of the younger members of
While grandmother in her corner by
fireplace, shook her head dolefully
is she added her tribute of affection.
"I'll miss him dreadfully," she ob
served "He was the best hand at
letchin' moth millers that ever I did
Taking the broadest possible view
)t the racial maps of the globe as it
jxisted before the war, it will be
found that out of a total number of
juman beings amounting to 1,700,000,-
XK), 550,000,000 were white, 1,150,000,-
XX) were colored.. Thus the colored
aces outnumbered the whites more
nan two to one.
If a man acts contrary to his wife's
ldvlcp. and fails, he never hears the
ast of it
MORTALITY in past ages has been something frightful, something
almos beyond belief, and e?en today it occupies the time and the mind of
leading physicians in all countries. The death rate among infants is being grad-
ually reduced through new methods of hygiene, new preventatives and new reme-
dies for infants. This reduction in the death rate has NOT been accomplished by
adapting the precautions taken and remedies used by adults. Rather has it been
to keep clear of the old methods, and choose after long research the precautions
and remedies specifically applicable to infants.
This being so, is it necessary for us to caution mothers against trying to
give her baby relief with a remedy that she would use for herself? Will she
remember that Fletcher's Castoria is strictly a remedy for infants and children?
Children Cry For
Of Course You Love Your Baby.
You love it because of its very helplessness, because it can't teH
you what is the matter when it feels bad. It can only cry and look
to you for help. But the more you love baby, the more you want to
help baby, the more you ought to realize what a wonderful remedy
Fletcher's Castoria is. It has been used for babies' ailments for over
An experienced doctor discovered Fletcher's Castoria especially
for babies* use. It is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Paregoric,
Drops and Soothing Syrups. Doctors who know what is safe and best
for babies have only good to say of it.
Don't neglect your baby. Get a bottle of Fletcher's Castoria and
give baby a few doses of it. See how the little one smiles at you as
if trying to thank you for helping it. Soon you will learn to depend
on Fletcher's Castoria, made just for Infants and Children, and of
course you would not think of using anything for them that was not
prepared especially for Infants and Children. So keep it in the house.
GENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS
Bears the Signature of
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NOT UNTOUCHED BY SORROW
Teacher Entirely Mistaken if She im
agined Small Girl Had Never Ex
Emily Margaret, a six-year-old Co
lumbus girl, has straight blond hair.
This Is a source of much distress to
Emily Margaret, as she ia not too
young to appreciate the advantage of
curly hair, and she particularly ad
mires black hair She was at Sunday
school recently, and the teacher was
telling of the terrible plight of the
children of the war-stricken coun
tries. By the way of implanting a
proper appreciation of their blessings
In the minds of the children, the teach
er called their attention to the con
trast between their own condition and
that of the unfortunate youngsters
"Why," she concluded, "you little
ones have no idea of what sorrow
means." Emily Margaret was im
pressed, but she could not let the
statement go unchallenged. She ad
dressed the teacher thus: "Miss
Blank, Fm awfully sorry for them,
but all the same I do know what
sorrow means. Every time I see a lit
tle girl with dark curly hair,I have
to shut my eyes to keep from crying."
Keeps It in Circulation.
"I never refuse advice, however
humble the source."
"Do you always act on It?"
"No, I pass it on to the next person
QulbIs the widow pretty?
BibWell, none of the women like
food builds strei
"with no burden the di
gestion is secured, from that
The nutriment of wheat
and malted barley From
which Grape*Nuts is made,
builds strength and vigor
and delights the taste.
"There's a Reason"
Foul Jerusarem Cisterns.
The reservoir built by Pontlui
Pilate 2,000 years ago, 13 miles soutt
of Jerusalem, has been enlarged to
hold 5,000,000 gallons of water. Be
fore this engineering work, the Hol|
cily was dependent upon local rain.'
fall for Its water. Some of the els*
terns in which the rain was collected
had not been cleaned for 100 years or
An old bachelor says that he never
married because marriage Is a lottery
and lotteries are illegal'.
The majority of men are unknown
to fame and fortuneand are likely
to renviin so.
Offers Health and Wealth
sad has brought contentment and happiness
tothousands of home seekers and their fami-
lieswhohavestartedonherFREEhomesteads orbought land at attractiveprices. Theyhave
established theirown homesandsecured pros*
perky and independence. In the great graia
growingsections of tneprairie provincesthere
still to be had on easy terms
FertileLand at $15 to $30 an tore
land similar to that which through many
years has yielded from SO to 45 bushels
of wheat to the acreoats, barley and flax
also in great abundance, wbde. raising?
horses.cattle,sheep and hogs equally
Hundreds of farmers in Western
anada have raised crops in a single.season
worth more than the wholecost of their land.
Healthful climate, good neighbors, churches.
schools, rural telephone, excellent markets
and shipping facilities. The climate and soU
offer inducements for almost every branchOf
agriculture. The advantages for
Dairying* Mixed Farming
and Stock Raising
pukes tremendous appeal to industrious
settlers wishingto improvetheir circum
stances. For certificate entitling yoj
to reduced railway rates, illustrated
literature, maps, descriptionof farm
katchewan. Alberts and Bri
tish Columbia, etc*writs)
811 lackwn Street
St Paul, Mian,
$79 A WEEK GUARANTEED
for selling 4 average Creaco Raincoats a
day. Outfit FREE. We Deliver and CoOSst.
Improved Mfg. Co., Debt. 151, Ashland, Ob
W. N. U., Minneapolis,^^35-1921.^