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vA A Condenwd His Hlsorv ory of oCthe the Ef Efforts Efforti Efforts ¬
forts to Make It Permanent PermanentWILL PermanentWILL
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lieliilenl IJltlellt null Ierinaiiant lowrt lowrtniBtit nopqrh nopqrhIlInt Iejirtjent
niBtit IlInt 01 if 1 the Oovernnioit GoverIlIllCItTho Tlio Ier lerxtnnel IerIIIIOI Ier4lIt >
xtnnel 4lIt IIIIOI le oTtlie OlHccnnil Oltlae 111I1 theSiipurlnr theSiipurlnrQunllllontlomor the SUHJrlor SUHJrlorQlnllIontlom Is1urlr
Qunllllontlomor 01 O the Clerks for Or the tho01aNllle the01l8II1118ervIClc
01aNllle 01l8II1118ervIClc 01l8II1118ervIClcI < l Service ServiceU ervieeU
U I ii astonishing how ItO many man yearvand yeara find how howmwch howItl howtflWck
mwch Itl effort must tat be b put forth to induce inducelegislative
legislative 1 1sieltli tatl bodle bo < Il to enact nieaurcs IIIUItr n aIlre aIlrelt4tely ab abro o oiHtely
iHtely 1 lly necessary to perfect > edeci the administra administration odllllnll R RtlOII ¬
tion of ollroeflllllen governments ofttftentA Parliament and mOil nionarehlal mOilIlhlal
arehlal legUUtlve bodies proverbially con conservative eonHnallve ¬
servative rvatIv and worship full till of traditions traditionsbecame trl1dltlonhe4Iae
became on tradition they depend de d for the theestablished Ibelabllhed
established order of thing are more or orIBM orI
I IBM e Justified or excublefn the creation of ofnew ofew
new ew functions and in radical departurefrow depturellfro departure
frow fro the system of administration observed observedfar obMrvedIer
far centuries But in in a republic ot a peo peopies peoplIorm pq pqpIes
pies plIorm form of government overnment no such uch oblec obleclions oblec1iota
lions lie in fact progress proJrf I la a as necessary to topreserve torve
preserve rve the form rormoladmlnltratlve of administrative govern governMent pmnt OVItfl OVItflInt
Ment nt in republic as the circulation of ofblood ofblood ofblood
blood to preserve life lifeWe lifeW lifeIW
IW We W have bl been led to thus thu moralise by the theefforts thefforts theffott
efforts ffott put forth for s number of years n by bytbe b b1b bythe
the 1b bt b t and most eif eprisnced > rieneed statistical statisticalscientist ItatltlcalacleatlllU tatiticalecieotit
scientist in the United State tatcS for a perma permanent prmaat permasent ¬
sent at Census Bureau and ad the frequent qllat at attempts atutt ittswIptu ¬
tempts utt of the one or the other branch of ofCongress ofCotIIft ofCotITSS
CotIIft Congress to create cre3te the isame tunic by b enactment enactmentThe eaactlllellt1IM eaictaenLrh
The 1IM rh history of these efforts < < ona and nd the univer univereelly ulllvrU univerMU
eelly MU U well 11 known name Ia identified with the theMovement theWOyeDlat thenoveItInt
Movement would make Ike intensely IntellHI Interest lalerett Interesting ¬
ing t Ii reeding reedlll beeids b dea illustrating IIhratl in striking strikingManner trllrln trllrlnalr trikinntsneer
Manner alr the logic of our opening open In or moral moralising mortparqrapb morellung ¬
lung paragraph paragraphBut parqrapbBut pragrphBut
But space sic forbids any but the tb skeleton skeletonepitome skeletonpitou keletoa1iOIy
epitome pitou 1iOIy of such cb efforts lIon embracing elaborate elaborateTeporti elabonteftJOttlt deborah1upoI
1upoI Teporti Congressional Contteealoaillaquirle inquiries committee committeeittvestigatiou coDlDlltteeOI committee1NvStist4oi
ittvestigatiou OI I into the merit of the tb propo propoMeet propoMd propoItli
Md Meet the bills introduced latrodu d reported for fevorMy favorbty
My 1 by b cowntittees lIIltte and even ven debated on onlf onIt onby
lf It one or the tb other House All these thesewonld tbeaeIIOIt14 thesewoetd
wonld if collated make a respectable respectablelibrary relCUble relCUble1IbrarJ respectablelibrary
library and hence tbe impossibility in I a aNewspaper apaper aewpsper
Newspaper paper article of doing dolaDlor more than thUIlOI thUIlOIt not notins notleg
ins t leg them themThe the theTh themTb
The Th proposition of establishing a perma peruaMent permaat permamast
mast at Census Bureau dates beck to the theNinth theItth theehtth
Ninth census when Gen en Pranels A Walker Walkerin Walkert WalkerIc
in t am able abI paper in the tb QVARTNLV Jou JouHAL Jove JoveL oua ouaL
HAL L of ECONOMIC for January aauaf7 1888 1888thowed 118ISwd jiShshowed
showed wd the tit economy and the advantage of ofMich ofHob ofatich
Hob a creation creationHon cruLlonHOlI creationII
II Hon Carroll D I Wright United State StateCommissioner Statueomloner 3hateaCotmIiieloner
Commissioner of Labof Lab in the POPULAR POPULARSctBMCB loPuLAakino PopuieSczsice
kino MONTHLY for November Novemberdeisnstreted 1891 1891demonstrated 11191deDltrated
demonstrated the wisdom wi ado of the lb creation creationThe creetlonfte creationTb
The Tb United States Stat Senate February 16 16Yftat 16sI9
Yftat sI9 pasted pasadafeaOltltIOfl a resolution directing the Sec Secretary Becnlarr SecT
retary T 7 of oCtbe the Interior to consider the expe expediency expedisney tepe tepeelieacyof
disney elieacyof of establishing utablilbll a permanent Census CensusBureau Ceausu Cnauslare
Bureau BureauSuperintendent lare u iL iLusrintendent > Ih
Superintendent h erlatendent Robert Porter of the theeleventh theIlIth theeleventh
eleventh censn wo w was requested to make a atvpott aftpOft aNport
tvpott on the proposition ot a permanent permanentbureau permallenl1nI permanentbureau
1nI bureau Thi rhie he did Sea Ie Doe Mo fo i Wfty Wftysecond PUtyd PiftyMOoed
second d Congress Con thoroughly And exhaus exhaustively exhaud exhusvs1y ¬
tively d vs1y A bill was Introduced Introdu by lieu Senator SenatorKale SeeatorXii lor lorKale
Kale Xii along 101 the tb line II of Mr r Porters Portar lug suggestion ug ¬
gestion gestionIn 0 0Ialll9t
Mh In Ialll9t itot 119 a committee of the House after a ahearing
4 hearing heart on Ia u the subject reported a year at later I II
in I favor of the tb proportion proportionIn I IIa
In I 1896 te a bill drafted by b Mr Wright wa WIIA I Itlltrocltloed
Introdttosd The Senate committee heard heardexhaustive heardha I Ibh
exhaustive bh ha iv report on this tbl measure euare Again Aplula I
iwiSosthe la I tt the Wright bill wa w was introduced in latb
the tb House Mr Sayers also introduced a abin
bill es did Senator Chandler in the Senate SenateIn SellateIa
In May Ma 1898 1 g8 Senator Carter Introduced latro ucld ucldbID a
bID and in tllallaar January 1899 8w Mr Hopkins in introduce4
trodnced in tbe House a bill for the taking takingof takingof
of the tb twelfth census nIU and shortly bortl afterjihe afterjiheIntroduced sfWrhsintroduced fterMlteiatrodaced
Introduced an adiended al lended bill The Th bill in Intlal
the Senate est however bow ever wa wee adopted and the tltenuaent
permanent nuaent feature eliminated eliminatedIt IiDlinaWdIt
It I is a u stated tated impossible in an article of ofthllnll
even u this thllnll length to quote quo extracts from the theMetlNfalstisd thedlitlilbed thedlnWoIshed
MetlNfalstisd sutnticiann and economists economistsWho econoDlItwko economistawho
Who with voice oice and pen urged Congre Congress in inthe IIItill inthe
the iutereit of both economy and efficiency efficiencyto ellclenc
to enact sued Met a t 4 permanent permanentvcenau vcenau cenu measure measureHowever muureaalllellt
However me qi argument and paper pipe then thenWMlt tbellttId thenUitid
WMlt Uitid ttId d are aenpbasited pbuleed by the develop develops develoJS
s d scope which Icb the twelfth tw lflh icensus icensusm lcenutall
tall h S e m to render the work of any a value valuewdingto valliectilll value4iitg
wdingto ctilll lo the financial expense upen of ofits ofio ofi
its i compilation compilationToday eoisp41ttonToday io ioTo4ar
Today more than ever Is I the tb necessity lleeaityfora neCessitysts necessitylor
lor fora sts permanent QejnM Oi ee Bureau made man manifest DlanIfat manIfist ¬
ifest to e4tta > Mt t uprficial owing owlll to toll 10tbe tothe
the te ll > ftiniD > 111 thou and ad Increase of ofpopuktiVsYejuwf ofpopalat ofpopulat
popuktiVsYejuwf popalat the tb flag II ag of the republic republicBvery rpubllcaer repubhicZvery
Bvery aer civilized government has b a perma permanent perniaent rma rmaaat ¬
nent aat Census Bureau and w we e have ha found foundout lounelot foundout
out to our coat in the Behring Bebrln Sea con controversy contiora controvdry ¬
troversy tiora that Hngland bureau waa we a pay
0 iaw t investment How any n sane govern governMeat governt oterll oterllea
Meat t can go on decade after af after er decade aa a our ourha ourdotIit ourba
ha done depending on IJI chance to pick up upwhen upwanted
when hst wanted economists scientist and andetetistlclan anleaeti andetiKWiaui
etetistlclan eaeti lclaa to organize direct and super superTile uper uperIM
4 Tile IM the th decennial census cenul is a marvel of ail ailwfaststrttlve alltUft adIe1itrtIve
wfaststrttlve Ie1itrtIve ltUft bucket shop bop speculator speculatorThMCongrss apeeulatloT1II epeculstiot
t T1II ThMCongrss ccr authorise alltllorl the th espenditm espenditmf
01 f MllUoia lUlou Wo of the peoples people peopleamonsy money DlOII in d deennially iit I In1a1l1 <
t eennially mmlaIl n1a1l1 organizing olVaalll census bureaus bizruaueg wii wiitir wiall il > Ian
an UIsir IIIII tir necessary adjuncts adJunctt01 of > f building buildingnery bail4lnllr1 bitildintaAinsry
aAinsry nery r1 preliminary work ktndergartt Irladrprtld kindergartcMed n nand
and d elementary atar school of instruction etc etcetc elcecr etcSW
etc tP t be abolished and wiped off the face facef faceof
of f the th earth in two or three year ear tin tinmachinery thbler1 themacbleary
machinery bler1 told the tb buildings build i abandoned abandonedand abandonedand bandonedand
and even the result ultt in achedul schedules cards cardsand cardeen4
1 and ad tons to of invaluable printed matter atter scat acattered scattred
1 tend to the tb four Jwinds winds of heaven is isassutedly ilUluradly iiassutedty
assutedly material snfllcieut uecenL for a tragic trsgiccomedy trvieom tragicsomedy
comedy om by tb the monarchist blat dramatist who whonecks whllk whosteaks
necks k to stage the tb evil til of a people peoples form formof formof formof
of government governmentPassing governmenthieing
Passing 11111 all this tbl now and nd coming coalill to the thepresent thepnMllt thepteslit
present isue the GLOBS respectfully
direct the attention atentou of If the President and andCcngres IIIdto adCoisgteu
Ccngres Coisgteu to the necessity of a permanent pernuanenteatabllihment permanelll permanelllUbeal I Isatabhlshment
eatabllihment Ubeal and cite cl cites only onl a few fwof of the thewany ther themany
many r reasons which a practical knowledge knowledgeaa
> aa a former employe in the twelfth census cenausbraugbt ceaultt censusbroeght
braugbt ltt nnder our personal observation observationIt
It ha see repeatedly repeatedlybeen been said smldthat that a perma permanent peretacent r rnt ¬
cent nt otnitt census would be b an economy ecouom and Vbi VbiI this thisis I IIe
I Ie true It may be questioned whether whetherplacing wbtherplMIIr whetherplacing
placing the o olllce cc on a permanent basis basiswould IllUIewould bsaiawould
would have Ita save the effect to decrease the total totalCNecnditMfe totaltt totalespimlilure
CNecnditMfe tt during the decennial period It Umbjht Itwht Itlght
mbjht wht very well happen on the contrary contrarythat contrar contrartJilat contrarythat
that Congresa eore would deem it expedient to torequire torelllll toreqislee
require relllll of o the I ik office 011I oe a larger amount of ofstatistical orM ofMiaUUeal
statistical M ldoat work in the aggregate Involving Involvingft involvingalarn
ft alarn larger total I 4III outlay But ut there Ran r be no noMttoM noIMIs4 0 0Ulat
MttoM that the result 1t11 obtained would be betsittt bettWiy beMIt
tsittt newly e oolnte wi cMtmtc with their cost costNK cotJtt costf
NK f i Sit Uw wonto wora that the fte government
would WIII < I receive greater freatepalu value ahue f factually oI > 111 111actuallyexpellded 11 11actually
actually actuallyexpellded expended and nd thai ii ti ih olinUl ilIlInidlcnlla olinUlcensus
census proper wOuW woul4OOIt cost le tlim it c COMt COMtuader ° Hh Hhunder
under the presentsyXem preHn Ii n Illipe i which wliichwhich whichblcl1 whichwhich
which blcl1 ii 11101110 not now so ct larfc a iS it wi w i n 1 H Mn 1o and < >
1890 18 < p could be stilt till further furl ler er restricted There Thtrewould Therewould Therewould
would be a saving avln of the wa walc lc hue lIe under ullderthe underhe der derthe
the t he present system to the disorganisation disorganisationand
and reorganization of ofthe the office t t > the I tiiecetit tiiecetitof he Vant Vantof tant tantof
of proper and timely tlmel preparation for the tlieenumeration theenueratlon thisenumeration
enumeration to toUts the tb hute with it h which the theelection theHlectlon theselection
election of supervisor am and ciiumeratws ciiumeratwshat cllUeralqrlhu I Ihea
hat to he b made to the lack of time Ii lite for prop properly properly propcr17 ¬
erly Instructing them in their dutiea to the theabsence theabnce thebsence
a absence of thorough itudyand stud Iud y stud elaboration elaborationof
of the census ceauallCtaedulea schedules and to the nece necealty aecell aecellIty necesity
alty c Ity for the sudden selection Iectlon of so o large an anoffice alloce anoMce
office oce force composed for the most part partof partof partof
of untrained aNd untried men many of ofwhom ofwhom ofwhom
whom are incompetent to discharge the thedutlci theIlutle theiutlee
dutlci t incident to pUnning supervising supervisingand supervhcistund uptrvlainlralld
and a nd directing the work workThe workThe workrhc
The sale of the furniture and Suture htu of ofthe ofthe ofhe
the t he office valued vatuedat at SISOOoo ijo t30G < at secondhandonce IftQItdbandonce secondhand scgidbondonce
once III ten year eara ia in ii itself no iiiconsld iiiconsldemble IlIconldbl hiscotisidtable
emble s table bl source of pecuniary waste watteSuch wasteSuehi aole aoleS
Such S h are the comment of ofati an experienced experiencedand experiencedand
and a nd practical statintician Again AgainTlie AlalnaTIle gaItii gaItiiThe
TIle ceiivercion of till tithe office into a per permanent perlIIanellt perianent ¬
manent n bureau would 011111 favor the retentionof retention
of o f the tno molt t capable and efficient memoirs memoirsof IIlembra IIlembraor
of o f the force a II a skeleton organiatfon and andn andI1l1uclelllrnr andtiucleuefor
n nucleuifnr future operation Under the thesystem thea theteiii
system a telll or lack of system which has hR pre prevailed prelied preeiled ¬
vailed v lied hitherto the entire force ia din dinbanded dl dlbanded dismnded
banded h and Mattered once in every every ten tenyear lenyeara tenears
year y ears and can never be brought together togetheragain tOlletherapln togethergain
again a Bach new lie census cen u it I taken by D new newmen neY1I1e1l newmen
men who are for the most part devoid of ofla ofthelpecial ofheipecial
thelpecial t experience perlence and training wJticlt wJticltla wiiclis
la i > s peculiarly important in tllitk1 otk
The T Tn he e training of 1 clerks cIrl clir mi O t m mjv iv ui It 1 1nloney 1ioney th thmoney
money n expanded upon UIOM th vlrn in n of < piK piKof
of o f the effort bestowed upon them prove in inthe inthe to tohe
t the he endincaprible of giving giving satisfaction in intotal istotal
a total totalloea loss They are a drag dr upon the ell efficiency ellCleIlC emiency ¬ I
e CleIlC c cs ciency of the office and lId not merely merel do they theyaccomplish tbe tbeI theyceontolish
accomplish s leas lell than they the should but much muchIrritation mncltla muchrritation
I Irritation ia occasioned and time lot in the thecorrection lh lhcorrectloa theorrection
c correction c of the errora errorawllich which they make makeThey mateeTbey makehey
1 They T hey lower the standard of efficiency ecienc in ini Inevery invery
every e < very branch of the work But a thoroughly thoroughlytrained tboroqbltraiaed thoroughlyrained
t trained t and nd competent com petent force cannot be besecured beecured beecured
i s ecured by the th present method Ihod of appoint appointment appointment ppolntmellt ¬
ment mentBeaidea melltBldathc mentBeeldeethe
Beaidea Bldathc the preparation which muat ac accompany CCompany c ceopIII ¬
i company c the organization of every decen decennial decennl1 decenial ¬
i nial n ial census the following Ii I required requiredProviiion requiredVroviiion
Proviiion for the organization equipment equipmentand equlpntentand equipmentnd
i and a nd instruction of the lie large I force of em employe emploe employas ¬
ploye to be used In receiving recelvln Examining Examiningand hatlnlnland examiningand
and compiling the enumerators returnand return returnsand
and as a necessary adjunct a Junct thereto In iitthe iitthecartillcalloll the thecertification thecertification
certification of the enumerators accounts accountsfor
for f or settlement by the disbursing di hllrinl office The Thepreliminary Thepreliminar Theprehinsinarv
preliminary work rk comprehended n i an ex exRminit examinU cxamifltltlJfl
Rminit amifltltlJfl of f the th records recor I of 1 the eleventh eleventhcensu1 eleenlltcen elceriUicens
censu1 cen cens < fn I is tlurv te wiu c available ailahle fn
the purpose of obt bi4tll tIIII1I1t 11111112 a t bai ai for estlmat estlmating etlmalinlr estiusating
ing the time tinl ti me in 0 whiclt wliic Ii tlu Ih t lit work of thi thipresent the thepreMenl thepresent
present cenMyB ceo II rmiM < b completed < nplited and thi thiapproximate the lheapproxinlnte theapproxtulate
approximate number numlerf of 1 people that would wouldbe wouldbe wouldbe
be needed for tt tts prosecution lrOe lItiCII 1 31 the telling tellingof
of the several veral tibulitmic tblll11 nil ilevlces aubmitted aubmittedin lIbltted1IIICC0rctance
in accordance with withie ilbIhe the requirement of the thecenan tltlcau thecensus
census act and nd upon pon the acceptance of th thHollerith the tbeHollerltb theHollerith
Hollerith system y tem of electrical tabulation tabulationin
in providing for securing the necessary necessarynumber ace acenumber nicesaafVnumber
number of individual and family rau punch punchcard pucltcarda punchcard
card printed in accordance with the cla clalocation c1u c1uUlcatlon dee deesi6cittoni
si6cittoni location required for the work wooden woodlllboatll woodenboxes woodeuboxes
boxes properly equ equipped ped for storing loriaI tb tbcard the tbed thecards
card d keyboard punching puncbl machine machineschedule usachineaschedule acblllea acbllleaacbedul
schedule holders gang punch punches and else electrical elsetrical lec lectrlcal ¬
trical tabulating machine 3 the equip equipmint equt equtt equipmeul
mint t of the pate speC in the Census Office Officebuilding Ocedbl OMcebnilding
building dbl Ht et apart for the population work workthe workt workis
t is the lie way of providing proper shelving for fortta loroarda totLbs
Lbs card oarda and d schedules in dlvMIng theia theroowta the therows
rows roowta Into ia sections and nd subsections for or the tbcpwpsf tb tbduct thept
pt pwpsf pf conduct cduct duct of the work WQ In I tile UHtUeof UHtUeoftt l4ttiutoftheta d rot rotfor
tt theta M4iMU for the buiLding bu War of tb tkJ taMes taMesj
I 0 chairs and other I TTSH 11 v S fll i t nfture f the theIMC II III t h hI
I IMC of the cl i I tn 1 in providing pr > idtng > II tproper
I proper disposal of the lLi outer clothing c1Olhi nl llhe llhela I the thelargt lie lielarge
large la force fore o of employee ant ais4 4 1 in the thepreparation thcprepratloll he hepreparation I
preparation of ofthlnetructloaa the instructions result dips Mipsand hp hpand
and other blahk blall hl needed in I the xevcral xevcralhranche Me levels1branchee C 1 I I
hranche of the cIt population work workAnd wotbAnd f I
And thi this applies only onl to OM o Of the four fourdivision4o1 i iilivisioniVof
ilivisioniVof ltivllontoltbe the census UI I IOut I IJut
Out coming e hlln dowa 4ow to plainer language latlruB the therLOBK he heGioat I IGLOaK
rLOBK put putt forth reason for the th eul elhlih tstillahituent > li b i ituent I Iluenl
tuent of C permanent > > tIIneut bureau based ed upon uponthe uponthe
the actual experience rienee of a common every everyiiajr cc cry I I
iiajr tl 57 working clerk clerki I I
i The Th present force forceofemployea of employes uere uerei ere ereIeotad I
i elected pro rata ao to ipeak peall from every everylate Her Herattte everyslate
attte late and d territory ttrrlOr of the United State in inclwdlHt inchid inciudhtg
clwdlHt chid I Ilk the tb Island of Hawaii They The were werelubjected wereIUbJeated weresubjected
subjected to an examination bated upon uponthe IIpontll uponthe
the tll requirement of the Civil Servicee1erlcal Serviceclerical Service Serviceclerical I
clerical examination examinationa i it
t IJ The TII clerks a actually represent not notonly nololf notonly
only the alat stistre ut and territories from which whichthey whichthey
they the were appointed but the Congressional Congressionaldiatricta COI1lleonaldlatrlctl Cosigessiinaldistricts I
districts of the same a III the quota of every everySenator eer eerlaator everySenator
Senator laator and Congressman C < > > nrrellluan wM At defined definedCongres definedConcn definedCongress
Congress even aided in this selection ll1tioll by bythe bythe bylie
the lie provision of the enactment Creating the thetwelfth Ihetellth thetwelfths
twelfth census cell u III conceding to the minority minorityparty mtnorltypart minorityparty
party part it IllIahare its share of the th representative in the tlieclerical thecleriNI lie lieclerical
clerical force of the prevent bureau bureauj
j I These clerks l Ittve ve had hadth thi th years of ofexpert ofexpert ofexpert
expert training which qualified them to tohold tohold tohold
hold until now their preset preA t petition and andno andno atidno
no intelligent person p ron need be iln la impressed impressedwith preledwith pressed pressedwith
with the th fact racllht tlut clerk trained tr lined in statistic ttatisticand statisticsod Iatiticand
and the variation of semiscientific eINIl < ientllic work workAudi workI workSUCh
I Audi as S the lie compilation of the census in involves invoteo inOlves ¬
volves are ar a as an average body of men su superior superior u uperior ¬
perior in clerical ability abilil to their fellows fello in intheotlU Inthe int
theotlU the t Ii e oth ot li cleiiitmets ii e t till e e i of i f the Ii e Government Oerlll1lent
WIJTHII wirri Vd i1 1 oil 1I z itT 1 i f I I iIJ i I
1 ii 1 J 11
the I
0I OrIIi ds i1 1 ire 1 if not oIt supcriorlj supcriorljivragily outleriorleltowed
ivragily 5 emloived with acquired abilities abilitiesasicUiicd abilltl abilltla abilitiesa
asicUiicd a 4 C d i n force such ch a as no other similar similarnumber similarnumber Imllarnunlher
number of government clerks poiasea who wbohave whohve tlo tlohve
hve been only required to perform perfor tile tbeordinary tileordinary theordinary
ordinary docketing docket In and writing in the theeveral theseveral
everal dep irtnients Irtlllen tll I
4 It Itwill will not be advanced by any an anperlenced ex experienced cxperienceci ¬
perienced person that applicant on the theeligible tbeellllible theeligible
eligible lista of the Civil Service Connie Commislioner Conniesioners omml I
lioner however high their tltelrratlnln rating in the ex examination Cxanimations Ix Ixamination ¬
amination they the have taken for clerical ciericalpo ciericalpositions Co Cosit o oItiona
Itiona sit ions are their equal In efficiency and andpractical andpracllcal Sudpractical
practical knowledge of the duties involved involvedin I
III a clerical c1trlcalfOlltiulI position oition in the government overnlllcnt set setvice er ervice ervice
vice hence the Cen Cenaus u dark who ha h cost costthe coattlte costthe
the government more or lea Ie Cal iri making him himthe hinithe I
the present efficient employe he is i should shouldnot ihouldnot houldnot
not not now be discharged from the service of ofthe orlite ofthe
the govtrnnttitt that hat trained him but re retained reo reolained retamed ¬
tamed in preference pttrel1 prf reuee e to the appointment of ofinexperienced orInexperlen ofinexperienced
inexperienced Inexperlen applicant for government governmentclerkihlpi lovemelltc1erkhhu governmentclerkshps
clerkihlpi on the eligible Civil service lists lUtaIn ttal ttalIn listslii
In other oths wwdk President Roosevelt a II he hedid berlit hediii
did recently recnt in the Rural R Ut Free Delivery Deliverymatter nltarylIIattr Deliveryntater
matter should Immeamely place the tbepro thepreenl thehreient
pro preenl lent cen CtIMII census n force of cletk cimaln ciiks in the cUssl cUssllied cbsssifled
lied eo service oerieed pad nd empower the th Director of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Census t transfer trllnlrerlrolll from time tI to time timea
aa a they an required ulrelt the census derkallot clerkaiiottetically clerk not noticumlly
icumlly 1 llIa1t required rtqj red in the completion of the theuvilfth theIflh Theivrlfth
uvilfth Iflh cenMiato census to the Mveral erar departments departmentsof
of f the government governmentlresident tovemmelltIreideot i iPresident
President Roo Roosevelt evelt i la ptebably pobabl aware ware of oftact oflact ofY
Y tact that thatther there thr are thousand of clerk clerknd clarkshid
hid > nd employe of the lie government credited creditedt crecSltedtatell
t > sute < tatell they the never even 11 put their felt in inCleveland IIILIcIBnd inLl
Cleveland Ll rolands blanket civil service order orderniinlv I Ireponalble is isoinlv
niinlv responsible for tut this And we wIIIe wIIIeierefore have haveilurefore havericrefore
ilurefore tM t inequaUtr Inequalltof of many atatehuing states statesltving tate tatehinl
huing dfulM dill d u ihelr cliii qttota q la in the govern governinent IOvrnfloI governitilt
inent sefvlot asfvios floI while whil other states tate have not notne 1I0tnelhlrd isotucethird
ne nelhlrd third their proper representation A Atited AI AIted Asiiteil
tited ted th the theeshssue cenus clerks clrketllll1y actually represent repntenthf retreltntIale
hf i state tatesand and territorle territorieofthe of ohhe the eat tnloe nionand nionandn end endI nd nddllztliland
n I e oitiiena dllztliland and voter in their severfel sever eve Con Coniontl Cotsv oa oaional
v iontl dittrictf lIIrict throughout the tb Re Rei a aI
i A Aa > emigratiou i is added weatUk we to tonil toi
i I ouatry b by reason or the fact f I tile tilet
nil t I tt i grown adult who bind on our ourin wse wsehe a acot
in coat us Ii nothing for hi his raidngMid ral1arr la laalready IaI iiciredyequipped
already I rCildyequipped equipped in physic and mutfl mues to tobo toIe tobe
bo a producer 10 o the cenius clerk l 1110 1110IlIlIy ii pow powfully pewtrained
fully trained and acientilcally sotoigialc sotoigialcequipped 1010 So to spak spakequipped t 11 11quipped
> equipped to render without further otway otwayor o ostiag ostiagor aJl aJlor
> or expense on bit bl instruction clerioitjaeT clerioitjaeTvice clerlca clerlcavice clericatsr clericatsrvice
vice of any ny kind demanded by the aaftral aaftraldepartment apesrsldepartments t tdepartlllnta
department of the government wbMt wh on ontlie O OIhe onthe
the contrary lbs tb elbrlbles Iltribl of the OUSel Civil CivilSec JlvllSet
Set vice Ice list might be likened unto unlowbo rn mi Ara Arawho rs rswho
who have to be developed by trainlafciyui trainlafciyuiInstruction IrainllllolllJldInatrllctlon traininjidinstruction
Instruction involving the outlay au4a au4apendituren 11I4 11I4penditure an4pepmsditures >
pendituren which tbi te census au clerk clerkready hajal hajalready h ci ciready
ready cot cOlltto into oompetent lIIpNat and qualM q qUrllnl quad quadsrvant 4 4ervantn
srvant ervantn of the thllO government govtrnmmtSo t tSo
So much III uch in regard to this thi hits phase of 0 the thesubject tII tIIlIubJect thesubject
subject of a permanent census and the thiclassification eIIeclaAiflclioa thectaeeificstiou
classification under 1 tile Clvi Service law of ofthe 0 0tbe ifthe
the present pre tilt clerical clrI form formThe firceThe trot trotTbe
The elaborate and iicpinsivi tpeneii aoe preliminary preliminarywork prelim prelimworlt lmmhmtywork
work involved In I each sviurriuK mbUri hrr ll dec lecea Mti MtiHrvlce Hlit Hlitservice il ilservice
service the lie lu M the lb joverniient ot atpert ofpert tf tfpert
pert stAtisticians of Mknowled icknow ed l lthe a athe athe
the sacrifice of the eqnitittients tttpment niachi niachietc nlchltc liichit liichitetc
etc tc and andthe the tcattttint of ola alar a r and anduable an4uable sn4stable
uable force of Mporin ullltltnCld apqseeedhave ed derkn derknbavebeen erk erkbave
bavebeen have been the rewflUtaO rea4lh ci far of jrpi jrpifitem Jr ir p pItem pe pesystem
system Item are but me phase of tlr Ih ti ubj ubjiThere
There i ii the tb abfttaM abil ocessity Ult con conIng on onIlIr onl onling
Ing u UII now of Mr ItIi li lly I ly pr prII IiEritsI IiEritsIthe < liri liritbe rl rltII
the tII thirteenth Mtt w Pitfi l use > > t tmtcd tmtcda UTl I Iend
a end d the tb enHW ennuil IIUI rMKIItiliir i 5ager If i 1001 00 00lJt
lJt t N
human being In all quarters we might aay aayof aayor
of the habitable globe The Moki hk hi0i the tluHawaiian tl tlHwlIn theHawaiian
Hawaiian Island Porto Kico l4i mid mlllulI uur die distaut dlsI dieant
lan taut Philippine poaaeuipn poesessiotis Ion require prepar preparttlona preparstions I Iatlollluch
ttlona atlollluch such a IIA w we have never never been hereto heretoWre hiretofdrc
Wre called upon to provide beside the theenormous theenormous
enormous Increase 1I9a Increase which the next decade decadewill decaellViii decodewill
will add to tni 01 population and wealth of ofthe ofI ofthe
the immediate state states tt and nd contiguous terri territorlet terrlI tern ternones
torlet tori ones Not even ven the superb organising organisingforce onlilln onlillnforce
force of a Merriam will be equal to tbi tbitalk thlI this thistask
talk tatalf if the present census in I discontinued disconlinnedor
or wound up like it Itt predecessors And Andnotwithatandlng AnelI Andnotwithstanding
notwithstanding that Governor Merriam Merriamhaa MerrlalI Merrienshas
has h perfected and madi every possible pro provision provlalon provision
vision to aid and nd facilitate the work ork of his klaucceMor III IIIauecellllOr hissucceseor
ucceMor something 1IOIIIItlllI by the lie way which III hireclCftIOrIlecrll IIIpredec Iiipredeeeaoriiecssarily
predec predeeeaoriiecssarily reclCftIOrIlecrll MorMieci arily omitted it will be bean ben beass
an n impossible feat for the director of the thethirteenth theI thethirtienths
thirteenth c census enu n u to perform the tai k kwhich kwhloh kwhich
which Governor Mtrriam ha hat so ably ac accompllstied aecolttpolllhd accomphiehed
compllstied for the obvious O vlolll reasons stated statedTill statedThe ttedTit
Till Tit present Director of the Census and andtil andhi andlii
til chief statisticians should be retained a athe athe as asthe
the permanent official of the thirteenth thirteenthand thirteenthalld thirteenthanti
and succeeding census with such utaff an anthe allthl asthe
the exigencies and work cut out require requireat reqllireeat
at their baud To do this tit II the bureau must mustbe mlltbe musthe
be made iliad a permanent and an independent independentdepartment independelltdepartment Independentdepartment
department of the government governmenl and it itpreaent its ItapreHnl itspresent
present umbilical connection with with the In Interior Interlor Intenor ¬
tenor Department severed severedA I
A few word only shall accompany thin thinportrait thlllportrait IsIs IsIsportrait
portrait of the indefatigable and superbly superblypractical allperblypractlenl superblypractical
practical American who so successfully or oreanlietl orItnlae orgatilsed
eanlietl < l the twelfth census and broke the therecord therecord therecord
record of orau all hi his predecessors predcelorlln Jn the time timelimit timeI tintslimit
I limit and nd magnitude of the work performed performedWilliam performedWIIIIIII performedWitllsui
William Ruth Merriam Director of the theCentus theCellu theCensus
Census hi haaloug has long been a prominent Repub Republican RepllbIIcn lteptsblican ¬
lican in Minnesota and wa was 11II governor of ofthat oftbat ofthat
that state from 1889 i88 until ulltlll8cJ 1893 I 1r Ir Merriam MerriamIt lIemalllI
It I a natlvtof nativ of New Yoikatate YOlk state ttl having been beenborn beenborn beenborn
born in BMx ahx county in 1849 In 1861 hIs hlaparent hi hiparentt hIsparents
parent removed to St Paul Minn and andtkat anltlllat andt
tkat t t city ha b has b beets en hi his horn hOltl4 ioturever ever since He Hewal Itewa1 liew
wal w educated at Racine College where he hewa bewas I Iwu I
wa wu graduated radualeilin in 1871 Kntering Knte hlK the lie First FirstNational FiratNatloa1 IiretNatlonul
National Rank of 8U 81 Paul as Ia a clerk he heacquired lieacquired heacquired
acquired lIch knowledge of the ibanking bank jug
business that when wlell the lie Merchant Na National Natloa1 National ¬
tional Rank of St Paul wa was organized two twoytara twoara twoyears
years ara liter he was elected it cashier In Ini8So
1880 be became it its vicepresident and two twoyear twoyeara twoyears
year later was w elected president n position positionhe
he It Mill hold holdMr holds holdlMr holdsMr
Mr Merriam early 1 in hi his career took a alively a11vllnteNt alively
lively 11vllnteNt interest i ig politic In i88a he was waacircled wuelcted waselected
circled to the state legislature Reelected Reelectedin I
in i8M hi wa w wee made speaker In 1888 888 he hereceived herlctlved hereceived I
received the tb RepUblican nomination for forgovernor forrolIIor forgovernor
governor and was elected by b a large ma majority maJorit rnajonity ¬
jority Jorit Two years year later he was waereelected reelected ireelectedto reelectedto
to thi this position He i II a man closely
identified with many uy educational and chad charitable cbarltabl chadtable
tabl table institution of Minnesota and ha hagenerouily bu bueenlrouly hagenerously
generously contributed from III ample amplemean aDlple11I1 sniplemeans
11I1 mean to them all Soon after leaving col college colIeee collegs ¬
lege hi b married nied Mia 1tia Laura Hancock a adaughter adlIIfbror adaughter
daughter dlIIfbror of John JohllllRllcocJlof Hancock 1fasscockof of Philadelphia Philadelphiaand
and a niece of the lie late HajorGeneral OlajorGelltral Win Winfield Willfilld Vhi Vhifield
field Scott Hancock HancockDirector HnOkDirector HancockDirector
Director Merriam rrlaUl has that nervous Nn Nnculne sailgisine an anguine ¬
guine temperament which when controlled controlledby controlledby controlledby
by a full Intellectual development of the thetbe thetb thethe
the tb faculties enable Its it possessor to ac accomplish accODlplih accosephish ¬
complish the marvelous He I is redheaded redheadedblueeyed rdheaqdblueeyed redheadedblueeyed
blueeyed and the personification of the thecourteous theconneoul lie liecourteous
courteous gentleman but above all a akeell akeellpractical keen keenpractical keenpractical
practical man of a alTalra ifairs fair as visitors and in inter Intervlewer iiitetviewers ¬
tervlewer ter viewer speedily realize who are dis disposed IUapOled diiiposed ¬
posed to o trifle with hi tile time or indulge in inidle InIdle inidle
idle gossip A glance from his steel teel blue blueeye bllleee bIts bItseye
eye ee i is sufficient to admonish the lie mo 1I001t t ob obtuse obtUII obhum ¬
hum or inveterate bore that the governor I
0 0IE
P4 P4c P4c1EI
c1EI c1EIP4
P4 P4eo
i I when in his office as i1111Jir Director clor of the Census Censusisthiu CensusI enu I
isthiu I tlIlT Im tin lii u mi u HI lion of Sufilnen SufilnenHis htl tll tllHi
His Hi II I is foil fOIIO fot I so ci to 0 speult is i s a gentleman ge ut lentais whose whosevery vs lose loseVery
I very ry appearance invites invlI s you to pour into intoIlia inloIlia intosic
Ilia willing car your tale III Ie of woe Hon John JohnP
P tongley whose hollt portrait falls fall to do lb hi hiHabitually hiM hiMlhbltually
15 Habitually bitusihy placid expression of countenance countenancelull Ioulllelluncul colsotettaucefull
lull ul justice is i the appointment clerk of the theCensus thlCel1aaa hi hiCensus
Census CensusMr Cel1aaalr CensusMr
Mr lr I angleydute Ianrleydutlealtave have been performed performedfrom perforwdfrom perforatedfront
from the day he b entered the office to the thepresent thepreaent thepresent
present hour In a tactful pleasing and andniincitlly astdeminently d demincntly
eminently IIItitlfacto attofactoVy manner While WlIlt due duecredit duecredit duecredit
credit must be b given Iven the olhej olhe member of ofthe orthe ofthe
the director itafflt etsft talfl it la but bu fair to state that thaton thton thaton
on Mr fr UngleyaXbroad Irleya rOAd shoulders hould have havefUn
fallen more than hi his share slier of the th successful successfulwork Iucceaulwork successfulwork
work of the twelfth census The petition petitionof
of appointment clerk of over three thousand thousandemploye tllonandImployea thousandemployee
employee men and women f lit no II sluecurespecially sinecure sinecuree 11 eeu re retl
e tl especially p clally when whellit It Uncalled that the census cenuiup calluaup censusup
up to now has been but a temporary bureau bureauexpiring bureauuplrinr bureauexpIring
expiring by limitation at a Hated date
That Mr Langley has performed Ills Iii assign assignment assignItient 1 1lIInt
ment by the director acceptably goe goes wfih wfihout with without wIthout
out saying He ban made a phenotninal phenotninalrecord phellollunalre phieisosnsnalrecord
record re rd and Is a popular with the clerical clericalaa elerlcalhe
aa he I Is appreciated by Governor Merriam MerriamU MerrlalllIlil
U Ilil I is no invidious distinction to state that thatto Ihattf thatto
to tf Mr Langley is due du more than hats a propor proportionate proportlonllte proportlonate ¬
tionate share of the success of the twelfth twelfthcensus twelfthscensus
census cenlu and the selection of the lie vplindld vplindldforce epleisdldfarce pluldldrorce
force of clerks as well n 118 the lie smoothness smoothnesswith amoothnewith aniootIinesawith
with which the work of the lie bureau ha hiss been beenconducted be beenconducted II IIconducled
conducted conductedAt
At eighteen years of age Mr Ir Langley Lallgle Lallglecured se secured ascured ¬
cured his first government clerkship That Thatnude Thatmade Thattusde
nude Mr Langley a politician > and a good goodone roodone goodone
one He studied the science of politics politicsbecame polltlcebecame pohiticabecause
became tactful and diplomatic While Mr MrlAiigley MrLangley Ir IrIngley
Langley was here in the government he healtendid heattelldld heattended
attended the Columbian and National NatlonalIw Law IAWSchool LawSchool
School 11001 and graduated from the latter re receiving r rcelving seceivlng ¬
ceiving the highest bonus of hi his Class etasAfterward tla tlaAfterward ClassAfterward
Afterward he wa Will twice elected a a repub republican repabIIcllllllelltber republlcan ¬
lican IIcllllllelltber member of the Klentucky eIitucky lUdy house of ofrepresentative ofI ofrepreeutattes
representative e11 and durlig dllrl It 1 hi his i second term termhe termhe termlie
he was wa the leader of the Republican epubllcan minor minority mluorIty minoriy ¬
ity having hAvln been nominated by hi his party for forlipeaker forpskr
Speaker pskr Mr r Langlcv was a delegate to tothe tothe tothe
the Republican national convention of 88 88and 88and 88and
and again 111 at Philadelphia where by b tin tinway tb tbW theway
way W he attained considerable prominence prominenceas prolllillencereult
as a result of hi his speech presenting to toHenry toHenr tousury
Henry Henr Cabot I Lodge odge the permanent chair chairman cbdr1111I chairman ¬
man the gavel sent by b Mr Laugleys Laugleysfather Langley auII auIIfthr
father who lives liv on the Middle Creek bat battleground batI batIleground ¬
tleground Mr lrInfleyu1IO lr Langley wa was atsbtb ala tbl nom no noInee ¬
inee inc for Congress CoIIIT in the Tenth Kentucky Kntuck KntuckI
dlituict in 96 and although not elected electedreceived electedreceived electedreceived
received over aooo more votes votesthan vOtlthan votestiiait
than ally other Republican had ever everbeen everbeeci ver verben
been given He was urged to make the tberace tb tbrace therace
race again Iain last year but declined to do to tobecause 10becau sobecause
because becau hi hearts hert interest was w iu making
the present preHn census the most complete in inAmerican laAmerlcall inAmerican
American history The fact is I Mr lr r Lan LanIY Lang
lay never does doe anything without be put puthis puts PUtahi putshis
his hi heart in it An evidence of Mr Lang Langsi Lall Lallley
ley Icys worth III found In hit rapid prolllotioh prolllotiohalnce prosnotloksince
si since nee he has h ha been in the Census office un under uadel Undir ¬
del Governor Merriam The latter having havingpromoted baviallprollloledttLallgtey havingprotsotedIli
promoted prollloledttLallgtey protsotedIli lr Langley a far fanl a as the tlltaW law would wouldpermit woutdperlllll wouldperitilt
permit t sked Congress COllllr to create the tb addi additional addltlollll addtbush ¬
tional position of expert chief ch r of division divisionto
to which Mr Langley LaIlIe was w appointed And Andagain AlldIIPIII Andsgalii
again later at the close of last session a abill abill abill
bill wan walntroduced introduced granting a further in increase IncrelAl increase ¬
crease in hi his salary Till Tithe measure had the thehearty tbehearty thehearty
hearty support of Governor overnor Merriam and andwatt andWltl endwan
watt unanimously adopted by both houses housesof houeaof housesofCongress
of ofCongress Congress Congre Mr Langley ha has the inborn inborninstinct III Inbornhtistlucts born I
instinct of a diplomat and the soul out and andfire andfire
fire of an orator oratora a rare combination combinationSuch combinationSuch combinationSuch
Such is only one of the able aJle Ie chiefs cIJ lef of I
Director Merriam and andthe the he
distinction lie lieDiieclur h 1 1thli e ecc
cc iii hg < thli liii it Ill I I 1 wilh Wit Ii the
Diieclur ile lor of the Ice CCIIMI is j due < Itt eiu i < ly to t the theclone thecloe lie lieclost
clone relation of hi his official ol1 cial p t on with withthe willtthe
the Ilegovernor governor and to I hi own OW II intiin illll irit II ic worth worthas wrlitu
as a genial wholu whlcoud oulv < l Keml gllt oii t and 811 situ < 1 an anable allable nilable
able and accomplished ofticiil ofticiilIn olllloIIn utticiIIn
In summing up u our rxpeiieme a i acetiKiin acetiKiinclerk S cen cnans cnansclerk ns nsclerk
clerk we 11 wish to add adllhat ad that we se variud arlOd all the thealary theatar tht thtsalary
alary atar we received while whll in the census and andevery lIldevery 111 111every
every man and lId woman employed < herc
have had a similar experience Director
Merriam sees lee to that and play pIa piaye no favorites favoritesMerit fvoriteiMerit
Merit alone count and to this thii s MKHITHYSTKM MKHITHYSTKMwhich 5tiKiT5VSThMwbichi 1JI < tTHVSTHM tTHVSTHMwbich
which Governor Merriam practically not nottheoretically nottheoretically nottheoretically
theoretically applies it due the unparalleled unparalleledsucces unparlleledlucee unparalleledsuccess
success of the twelfth census of the Ih tie United UnitedState UniledStat UnitedStates
State Stat
We would like to call the lie attention of the thepublic thepublic thepublic
public to KKHnoii KOKP JOI DUOlS I > nOIs it
i Is the he only Koff drop on the market that thatwill thatwill thatwill
will atop top acute cases of cold They are arevootl aretOOtl aregood
good for public speaker and singers They Theyalso Theyalso
also 110 aid digestion and sharpen the appetite appetiteThey appetiteThey appetiteThey
They contain no opiate opiates We have sold over overSoooo
80000 boxes throughout the country and andhave andhl1ve andhave
have received thousands thoull8ndlof of testimonial as asto asto asto
to their ability If you have a 1 bad cold or orlay orlay orlay
lay awake a1a e night Kolrltig ohlltig dont do without withouta
a box of oftbe the IIn KUKiOI 101 KOFI DUOI DUOl8 DUOl8For DItOlSPor > S SPor
Por sal silt at all the leading druggist in the thecity thecity thecity
city The folio following followingare wing are a list of ome some of the thedruggists thedruRlal thedruggists
druggists now 110 ciok selling eUin the famous KRETOI KRETOIRKMBDIES KRnTorRIUt KRLtTOLRRMRDRS
Dr King Klu Vt arc U and ladlat audI I it II IIKluJ w wKing WKug
King Smith oth th and U it t n w wW
W v L 7 Yaeger joo p E It t u w wW WW wV
W V McXichols BE Son Sons S B Cor oth 9th and andIC nd
Ksts K 51 tt n w wA wA wA
A Danials Dalllal11OO 1900 iith at t n w wCenter wGutter 11 11Geuler
Center uth Jtlt and U it sta hI u w wC wC wC
C C Hornung Cor 7th and M sti t tll II w wF WP
F W V Huddlcaon nuddlelOnJ 1400 loo 14th it st t n w wI wA wA
A B Gorges 1610 l6tS luh at a aJ w
J I H Seller i6th and ana M Hat M its n w wWood wWood wWood
Wood Conn ave and L sjt n w wG wG wG
G S Slmras I4th st t and N Y ave n w wD wD wD
D E Cisel loth it t and N Y ave n w wJ wJ 4
J W McDonald Cor N V ave and N NCapitol NCapltolt NCspitol
Capitol Capltolt CapltoltKloclIwkl it itioc stJtlocsewski
KloclIwkl ioc ewkl oth and E at ste t n w wAffleck WAmecka arAffleck
Affleck I4 119 9 P Penn nn av avJ aVJl a w wW ww
W P Kelleall Cot N Cap and I au auC staC
C L I Kraus Cor lit asia nJ1 H it t a w wJ wr
J r H Purdy 7th Ztlt and nd Q at ate n w wW wW wW
W W S Virgin VllVinlll ft Co Cor CorlItb nth ft 1 It su st II w wTyree wTree wTyree
Tyree Co istb and H ala at t n e eR eR ea
R Clifford Hines Cot C t Vt J ave ve and Q Qat Qstlsecll
at t n w wMackallBros wXlckalt
stlsecll MackallBros Xlckalt Bro Bros Cor oth ih and d K Ifsts > at n e eJo eJOI eJo
Jo JOI Jo D Coblentx oblentz Pla Fl ave and atldN K Cap at atHill atfll atfiil
Hill fll fiil ft I Dewey De04tb ith 4thst t and isdKsessve Maes Huee ave n 1 w wHoward wHoward wHoward
Howard Ratcliff nth tth and B Itl its n e eC eC ec
C C I Criflth 700 H tt t II e eFaiDons IFamons sFamous
Famous Kretol BeEJies
J e unit n1 lOr 50iTelephone lOrTetepllolle
Telephone Main 2345 2345NlW MS MSNKW 345NHW
XMAS attraction ittractionAlReeves At Reeve Big Show
FullPaid and NonAssessable N Stock StockOF
OF THE THEV THEWashington THEWashington
Washington Ice Company CompanyT1IuIoL 11 i iTHnHolHIILY
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