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average of 2,000 children a year.
k.1"gLLy-.Sven per cenlt. (f those lr4mt y
provided Sor have turned out well, 8
per cent. have been returned, 2 per
cent. died, one quarter of one per cent.
have been arrested for petty crimes, 2
3-4 per cent. have disappeared. For
very young children, whose parents
are both dead, it is easy to find good V4
homes and legal adoption. The last
census shows a declining birth rate,
notably in the States of the Middle
West, where homes should certainly
be plentufil for these unhappy llt
ones of the great city.
enator Newlands Plan for National
Railroad Incorooration Law.
Senator Newland6 consumed several ap
WCULD LIMIT THEIR CAPITAL. t
hours the other day in explaining to fo
the members of the Senate Committee v<
on Interstate Commerce the provisions e.x
of his bill to prohibit over-capitaliza- fig
tion of corporations. P<
Mr. Newland's plan provides for the
incorporation of railroads under a nat- fr
ional law instead of the conflicting er
laws of forty-five states. lie said pc
A NARROw TENEMEN-1 DISTR2IC
capitalization would be limited to el
h1,uest valuation and actual investment pr
instead of being swollen abnormally ac
by "the familiar device of stock water- er
Dividends would be limited to a fair sa
return on actual capital, said the Sen- a r
ator, but would be virtually guaran- In
teed, because the roads would be per- hc
mitted to make rates which would U
earn not less than this normal return. w
Taxes would be fixed and definite. er
Continuing the S e nat or s ai d: th
"With the se Jement of both rates and
taxes on a p.r'manent basis, railroads
would go out of politics because they
would have absolutely nothing to gram
by political activity. My measure is -
based on the theory that railroad con
solidation is not harmful if properly
controlled. I would not only permit,
but encourage such consolidation un
der national charters."
Baroness Rosen's Yiolets.
Undoubtedly it is pleasant to loll
upon the cushions of a perfumed lan -
dau or coup6, and the owner of such
a vehicle is happy amid the odor ofq
violets and lavender that comes from
the satchet bags she has placed around
it. But, the Baroness Elizabeth Rosen
daughter of the Russian Ambassador
to this country, has more poetic ideas
She has a charming little coup6 at the
sides, of which, where another woman
would have a mirror, powder puff and
hairpins, she has two contrivances
which hold water and keep a handful
of violets fresh and fragrant. It is
a delight to step into this carriage. The
Baroness is going to have additional
flower stands in the coup6, and will
have perfume and color wherever she
The original New England was on
the Pacific coast. Francis Drake took lit
possession of the western coast in
1579 and called the country, Nouva a
Albion (New England) because he v
thought the white cliffs near Point r
Reves resembled the chalk cliffs of ti
ONRY $1.00. SP
JUST WHAT YOU
Tbi te a largepoeufnI achromnatit Theeo
the bht ad bote day, and study its face as you
aeed s eulscope tO study ton su a Ecliss alothi
Poiieysuch a goo Telescope was
madeby oe of the largest manufac-turers of Earope.is
EeeUans, andl 53-4 incbes in clrcumferenee. They are 1
ore.thi 'e har been so1T fr
1IE POSTER IN POLITiCS,
OTERS OF ENGLAND APPEALED
TO THROUGH GALDILYCOLOR=
ist Fortune Spent for Printed Mat
ter.-Prominent English Statesmen
Ridiculously Cartouned on Bill
),ard and Post Card.
In no country in the world are more
me and money spent in appeals to
e reason and good will of the public
an in England. Stringent laws
ainst maipracti:e in securing votes
rCe candidlate- for office and their
:ents to invent numerous and inge
ous devices to attract public atten
>n. During the last General Elee
mns every effort possible was put
rth to influence the opinion of the
ter by means of posters; to such an
tent were posters utilized that the
ht for election wes nicknamed the
England in January was plastered
>m end to end with political post
3. Big four-sheet posters and tiny
stal card postors. bright and dull,
nd n xhiie thmitlb n
mer and stupide n stronhol d
ipite fro ohervative, an odin
Eh 2000parpred hemo surnc thas
ectds and eompetel oeed thmithlusn
e poserdo tha t rghold nighe
DON'T BE HANKY
I will droo this egg into the hat which
the gentleman has~ kindly lent me.
The-e is no dcet~mn. lamses and
te display was lightedJ with electric
The iberais, who have scored such
i astonishing victory, had the ad
mtage in the~ poster battle. All the
istakes of the gr'en-year Conserva
ye government furnished them ma
~rial for cartoons, while Mr.'
ECIAL 60 DAY OF
WANT ON SEA, PA!
e Dr Terrestrial and Celectal nee. This Telesce is pr
d the nmoon at ngt. Every Studt malet or feral
msterious recurrent Sun Spots whiChs appear and di
i Of the Sit. Yat will rvrret it if y0u nDcReCt to s0Cun
never sold for this pieie before. These Telescopes al
esau elnaed 12 Inchen. and open C 1-e feetin it
tram. Roqnd, Bras. Safety Cap on eneh end toeecnc
and arijusted. Quiaranteed by the maker. Heret
n 00 to *110.00.
should certainty secure cete of thes'e Instrnrmenti ;and
a fors to . Oli rnew totef Gun etcsent w
is it. we w arrust each relescope just a representi
y order. Express Money Order, or Bank Draft piyablei
Chamberlainfs protection policy W,
a source of never failing inspiratic
for the free trade caricaturists. TI
Liberals gave an initial exhibit in ti
National Liberal Club, London, f
the benefit and guidanco of the party
candidates and agents.
The lborites, or the workir
man's party, got ot only a few po.
ers. They have little money to sper
for campaign purposes unless it is fu
nished them by one of the big parti
which wants them to pull votes fro
the other side. This time the Libera
contributed to the Labor funds.
The Unionist-Conservatives had tl
wittiest posters. A big favori
showed the new Campbell-Bannermo
cabinet recoiling in horror at the e
trance of Lord Roseberry, who has fr
riuently played the part of politic
wrecker. TI-e best Unionist sho
were directed against the Liber
leader's (who is always referred 1
as "C-B") suspected bribery of tl
Irish National party piloted by M
John Redmond. For some time pa.
Mr. Redmond has been a masterf
man-on-the-fence. leE.ning to whic]
ever side promised Home Rule an
ther plums for Ireland. A humoro
poster represents John Bull in hj
best clothes, a bouquet in one han
nd a key labeled "Office" in th
ther, waiting at the church door. H
s horrified at the sight of his brid
Irs. Liberal Party, with the face o
-B, a bouncing widow who ha
wought her little son of Irish extra(
ion with her. The cartoon is entitled
'Little Johnny would come." Still ar
>ther poster represents the dilemm
)f Mrs. Liberal Party-an uncompl
nentary portrait of C-B as an irrital
d old lady who finds her unruly Iris1
Ldopted an embarrassing and nois:
iandful that she sincerely wishes dii
tot belong to her. A protectionis
loster that woulH appeal to Ameri
mis is labeled. "Help, in the King'
lame." and shows John Bull bein
Nu.ged and robbed by the picknoekel
npg nations. Germiny making off wit
ritish work. tools and gold, whil
dr. Chamberlain as a London policE
nan, armed with the club of Retali2
ion. leads the colonies to the rescue
The Tariff Reform League contril
:ted to the Unionist collection a posi
sr ealled "the Parrot." whereon tha
'eathered folly sits perched above th
loor of the Cobden Club and with on
arning claw upraised, parodies "Th
While Mr. "Joe" Chamberlain's ae
ice to Mr. Arthur Balfour, as quote
>y the Liberals, "Mind, Arthur, not
rord about the fiscal question. Stiel
o Home Rule." was carefully fo
owed by the Unionist-Conservativ,
ollowers of those gentlemen, the ol
iosition's posters were largely devotei
o repeating the cry of the Parrol
Your food will cost you more," ani
vorked every pictorial variation po
ible on the free trade vs. protectioi
The Hanky-Panky Government wa
he biggest hit on the Liberal hoard
ngs. It represent!d Mr. Balfour as ;
eight-of-hand artist who, having ct
oled his hat from John Bull, proceet
d to take out of it the goose and ral
its of unpopular legislation, whiz
dr. Chamberlain supplied from b<
eath the +-' ". to the evider
uusement of the prestidigitator, wh
rankly owned that he was "quite sur
the gentleman who loaned him the ht
~ad no idea what was inside of it.
Liberal wit reached its zenith with
aricature of Sir John Millais's pain
r.g, "Bubbles," which. showed M
2haberlain anxicously blowing th
bubble promises of protection beneflil
ad watching them burst.
Notwithstanding all the Trominent
given the tariff question in the pos
rs, however, it cannc't be saidi
ave been a live issue in the Englis
General Elections. Mr. Chamberlal
himself anticipated defeat, becau
the old party during its long term
I am quite sure the gentleman who
lent mc the hat had no idea what was
power went through so many dark
periences. notably the Eoer War. t:
fight over the introduction of Chine
labor in South Africa, etc. Stun
orators made few references to t:
tariff nuestion. and then only in fi
statements. No such campaign of
gument was devoted to the tariff iss
FER TO INTR ODU
LM, RANCH OR IN1
Gentlemen-Pleas~e send another Telescope.
e omin Laytie theO money.
eu Frdwalshbof owe islnd.Ontario Canada.:
*Gentlemen-I have jusi receiveG your teesenp
to one which we have had., which cost $15.00 bomeo
more than double what it cost me.
C OULD DISCERN BOAT
b e eMrc.Ch 'wihitec0uld discr bot
weat d' couhd readi thu names of steamners arnd<
or.r, o.. me n on est This booklet tells
Ls as in the United States in 1I>:
te The English take things serious
Le ly, even posters. A Liberal cartoon
r representing a motor car causing a
's frightened horse to jump a fence
wounded the susceptibilities of a
g Unionist candidate. His chauffeur de
t- manded through his solicitors that
d the cartoon be destroyed on the
r. ground that it libeled his ability as ,
s motor driver. The Liberal candidate
m responsible for the cartoon replied
Is through his solicitors that he would
accept. service in any proceedings but
te that the poster would "stay put."
:e Elections in Ireland are exciting
n though not so violent as they were in
a- the days of George IV. who, when he
e- visited Galway on the occasion of a
il general election, was told in answer to
s his question, "Whom do you expect to
il elect?" "The survivor, sire."
:o The cost of the January elections in
.e the British Isles was close on $10,000,
r 0(). A candid:ite'sexpensesare liimite:1
;t by law, but each vote costs on the
il average four shillings, or an American
I. dollar. Orkney and Shetland. Scot
d land cost their aspirants to Parliament
s most, votes costing as high as four
s teen shllings apiece in legitimate ex
c The cteapest constituency is Merthyr
e Tydvil, the labor district which sends
up Mr. Keir Hardie. These votes come
f to abott a shilling. The curious thing
Where the Cob
den c lub re
Into rrief at
stomn :h tIxes
1 A Parrct perches
Ju.t ahwe t b e
To everything that's
read t. him
Or sun- to nim. or said
- He has no other
antswo.~ su e
"Yotir 1-or WI'l
CoSt Yu More"
To the promde
That th' cost of daily living
No fir' imn will be hiher
Than it.-ver was iwfore
Whileot.r WaeSil erisin't
To a height that's quite sur
t The Par.ot only answersthat
"Your Food Will Cost You
e Both in and out
3 That up on 10
head you pon
So wefll leav<
him to his folly
Does it n inttor if a Polly
That is out-of-date and stupid
Cries "Your Food wil! CoAt You More?"
YOUR FOOD WILL COST YOU MORE.
is that the defeated candidate usually
I has a bizger bill to pay than the suc
cessful <.ne. One item of 30 shillings
a hundre-td for ballot papers, which is
met by candidates, seems outrageous
s in these days of cheap printing.
Was Short of Money.
"A blrck cutaway coat? Yes, Sir,"
said the furnisher; "now this style of
derby just suits a short man-."
~"Indeed? replied Mr. Runt. "How
t much is it with the vest?"
o "Tweh e dollars and a bargain!"
e "Huh. That price would never suit
+ a man at, short as I am."
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