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"THE INDIAN ADVOCATE 413
his old time chums and all-around expert fellow-equilibrists on the acrobatic field of European anti-religious politics. Clemenceau is the father of the new bill and the Devil is the father of Clemenceau- He has cynically called himself the son of Satan. No doubt the father will confess .the legitimacy of his progeny. Truthfulness being at all times praiseworthy, let us give credit for once to the Devil, and his son. Carry Nation has come back to Oklahoma to fight the liquor dispensaries as by law established. The Greeks of old selected the beautiful and virile Minerva as an adver tiser of their country and would probably have chosen Mrs. Nation as the best available model for an ogre-eyed, scarecrow wizard. Our verdict, after having seen her, is that her picture would fit much better in the harrowing .scenes of Hades in .Michael Angelo's "Last judgment" than in the bucolic surroundings of.. Raphael's Umbrian fields. Any way you look at her, Carrie is a wonder. Oklahoma City, the queen of the new state, possesses, among other wonders, a diminutive, noisy and pestiferous little, Tpsquito of a sheet"; called the "Baptist Flag." All the hair-lifting, blood-curdling-crimes of the, Scarlet Wo man, the abominationst-of Rome, 'the'supe'rstitions,' 'the racks apd gibbets of th,&, fiddle-Ages with their " tuneful accompaniment Jazy and inmoral . monks and of poor, ghastly nuns; waljecupalive within, dark,' dismal dunge ons in a word, all thecheapj and worn out clap-trap of defunct., J?: A.'v'ism'JandnpwiNotbingism finds its way in the Columns srbugaboo publication and "forms the main "theological. -stock-trade of the little "lachrymose midgut editor,, who; -amid heart-breaking sobs and .lamen tations, isjever bewailing the conquests of the Catnolic Church and the defections of former hard-shell Baptist brethren. The world is on the move, 'gentlemen, but the "Baptist Flag" is retreating.