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The Hypocrisy Contempt ontempt and andDefiance andDefiance
Defiance of the Administration AdministrationAND AdministrationAND
i f Par the Yot Veterans raus of the 01111 War WarThe oar oarTho
The Ib110I0 of Mr J J J J Snodarass Snodarassi Snodgrass1Vitb
i 1Vitb ith Names Pacts and IatesA IatesAlost at 8A
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1Ir Irl J 1 SnOdlJMS sends us the following followingletter
t letter witllthe with the r reply pl1 of Senator Hawley to towhom towhom
whom it was submitted If there i9 an anI any anyold
I old soldier who still hugs the delusion that thl1tthe thatthe
the Presidents order or the legislation in inI
I favor of tile veteran are anything but the themerut themerest
merest buncombe to the thechiefs chiefs and appoint appointment appointwent
went clerks of the different departments departmentsho
A who ho ignore the one and the other the letter letteroF letterof
oF Mr Ir Snod Snodgrass ss will enlighten them suf suffidentty sufj
J j fidentty it is to be hoped to rebuke the theparty
party which thus outrages mocks and in intheir Insuits
suits their intelligence Here is Senator SenatorIawleys SenatorBawleys
Iawleys curt acknowledgment of the let letI letter
tcr tcrJ
WASItINGTON 1I1a May 6 61901 619011IR rgoz rgozAIR
No jar 5 r 7itIenlyfirsl 7svenlyfrrstrlreeIN slrHl N W 11 CtlrDEAR City Cityi
i DEAR SIR I haTe your letter of the 25th 25thu1timo 25thiY
iY i u1timo inclosing copy of letter intended for forthe forthe
the press concerning your experience ia the theGovernment
1 Government service which I return here hereI here herewith
I with as requested requestedYours requestedYours
Yours respectfully respectfullyAnd
And here is the fan and thorough expose exp06eof exposeof
of Republican h1pocr hypocrisy r and love aBbe of the old oldi
+ I j i soldier as exempUieVJn the treatment of ofi ofMr
i AIr Snodgnt and the other veterans whose whosenames wba e enames
names he JDeI1tfett JDeI1tfettEdil meutiemEditor
Edil Editor SHItdc GloW GloWI GfokIn
I In your valmabh lbl paper of date SeptemJ Septem September
J her I lat TaU gave a complete history of ofmy ofmy
my ilItreatment iM the War Department as ason ason
on lIe at the White House since July i i114J9
114J9 but which is still awaiting action by bythe bythe
the President You have kindly referred to tomy toi
i my c case e in several Teral edition since that bat time timej timei
j i as wen a8 to the ea cases of my comradi comrda Mr MrJones
Jones and lo Joseph epb L Jackson whole ill iIJtreatment illtreatment
I treatment surpasses mine mineMany minedlany
Many other brave men who fought en enured euf
f duredhardships ured hardahlpe and sulferi sufferings gs line been beenI
I f made a e victims by unscrupulous offi of5diale of5dialewhose ial ialI ialwhose
I whose sympathies are with the enemies of ofthose ofthose
those who maintained the nation and its itsfia itsflag
fia flag during the dark days of the war While WhileIr Whilethese
Ir these officials are kept in power we the thet
t 10y loyal 11 men who saved the nation cannot cannotexpect cannotexpect
expect any just treatment and after having havingnceived havingreceived
received unjust treatment it is in vain that thatWe thatwe
We seek redress a as those doing us injury injuryao
ao 0 color the cause of their treatment oC us usby usby
by false statements so that higher authori authoritietl authorities
ties who may be friendly to giving UI re redress redress
dress are deceived What these antisol antisoldiers antisoleBiers
Biers who are in power wish is only to get getus getus
us out of Government employ and then thenthey thenM
M they are lure they can by false repreenta repreentaij representaLions
ij Lions keep HI out regardless or our qualiti qualitications qualifications
cations or adaptability to perform the duties dutiesIi dutiesrequired
+ Ii required bv the Government My service serviceII serviceto
II t to Ute Government extended from the Path 18thf Pathday
day ayof of September 1883 to thc 28th day oC oCJH1Ie ofJune
f June 1899 899 a period of f1fteel1 years six sixmonths sixmonths
months and ten days Some of tho those e who whosit whosit
sit in judgment on me to day were not notheard notbeard
heard oC when I first entered the service of oft ofthe
t the he Government in the Judge Advocate AdvocateGeneratts AdvocateGenerals
Generals Office War Department where wheremy wheremy
my duties to the Government were per performed performed
formed faithfully for the entire period periodThe periodThe
The year JB98 has stone downin history as asthe asthe
the year oC rottenness in the War Depart Department Department
ment and many of those who participated participatedin
in that rottenness arc still in the department departmentand departmentand
and what such officials would do in a cer certain certama
tain year would not scruple to do in another anotheryear anothertinued
year It is thus that scandals are con continued continued
tinued Those in inthe the lOWer lowerpositions positions have to to8uller toauger
auger and so long as these officials are con continued
tinued in office no redress can be had from fromthose fromthose
those who meted out iIItreatment in either eitherlarge
large or small doses An old soldier may mayask mayask
ask for ever so small a favor at the hands ofthe of ofthe
the omcials of the War Department and be beis heis
is turned down For instance if he asks asksfor asksfor
for his military record he is told that be bemu hemust
mu must t show that he does not wish this record recordUto recordto
Uto to be used a against ainst the Government before beforehe beforehe
he can receive it Although Althou h it may be an ankOBorable anMemorable
Memorable record made by himself on the thefield thegeld
field oC battle he i is denied it I asked for forthis forz
z this record two years ago and It has not notbeeli1 notbeen
been furnlsh furnished d yet although it was as bon bonarable honorable
arable a record as was ever made by any of ofmy ofmycomradee
my mycomradee comrades in arms beinrwounded bein wounded while whileI
I was servin serving as a color guard guardI
I charged J N Morrison while he wasChief was wasChief
Chief Clerk oC the Jud Judge e Advocate GeneralsOffice Generals GeneralsOffice
Office and the present ChieF Clerk Lewis LewisW Lewisw
W Call with unjust treatment in givin giving melow me melow
low ratings on th the efficiency r record cord for the thepurpose thepurpose
purpose of securing the advancement overp over overme
p me of Mr Ir lorriIOn8 sister who was givenhigh given jtlvenhIZh
high ratings ratingsDy By this method they accomplished accom accom1IUahed
1IUahed their purpose and advanced her herver herover
over ver me although she had come into the timeoffice I Ioffiee
office over nine pears after I entered it In Innder Inorder
order 10 get rid of me they preferred charges chargesagainst chargeeagainst
against me I sent a communication to toWm toWm
Wm Cary S6n Sanger er the Assistant Secretary Secretaryf
of f War a asking king kim to send to me the rating ratingsst rating1Bade
st 1Bade Ity the Judge Advocate General and andt andsent
sent t to Ids eiee acc on the elldeHcy report reportfrom reportsfrom
from the ph day of June 1Sqf mq4 to Januaryao January
ao 101894 1894 these repor reports being made regularlyI regularly i iery
every ery MX months oaUII That communication communicationrating i iwu
wu treated witlllleat with elledt contempt AI these thesecharge I It
t rating ratin would establish the falsity or time tbecharwe
charge IIIadc against lISe and the truth ofitey of ofMatei
itey Matei tatameets e they thou thought < < bt it wise to towitkhold towithhold
withhold theM fr fretu lISe to screen their theirwroogdolnc
4 wrongdoing The charKe I made against the thecbief thechief
chief clerks WH true and the charge theytrade they theyapiut
trade against Me was wilfully and maliciowly malici malicio
o owly Iy false but they tll held tile evidence or orthe ofthe
the truth of my charge cll and the falsity of oftlsd ofg
tlsd theirs agai against st lIIe ud would not give it up upJ upo
g J 80 o my communication was treated with witllUent withsilent
silent Uent CORte1 ooatemipt ooatemiptI
f I charged General Lieber the Judge Ad AdVOCIlte Advacate
vacate General with writi writing g a deeepUve deeepUveletter deceptiveletter
letter to CosgRM ill o onUr r to te secure the thecreatiod thecreation
creation of an 1800 I8ooclerkship clerbbip for a perticular aparticularindividual perticulariDdlvldul
individual who had aided that official tosecure to tosecure
secure a line of promotion by having thesaid the thesaid
said individual go en a temporary roll ataoo at atJ800
J800 such being necessary to get a line ofpromotions of
1 promotions which would benefit the ae aesistal1tto asGeneral
sistal1tto General Lieber Liebert LieberCongress
Congre Congress ll not bowing wHat lay back or orthe ofthe
the uriro urgent t req request liist for the c creation eatfon or an anI
t i I 1100 clerkllldp created this position andGeorge and andCo
Co George D OWjo MelkleJohn the Assistant Int Inttary Secre SecreLary
tary of War W r bot betpga4 deep ep Ytu 1 the mud as asthat asJ
J that olicfal of icLal w wnu lIOIi ijtsi mire + aad d kRowln knowing knowingall
all 11 tile factsappointed factllappol ted the Mid individual individualtethe individuaitetihe
tethe 1800 position ltioR thustakiag tit klag money outof out outof
of the Tre Treasurpof lilfof the United States to put puta putin
in a the pockets of the pets ta favorites friends friendsii frieadad
ii and ad relatives of tile b beads ad of the office
Gen General ral Ueber preferred a charge against aplnstmet4tirig againstmestatingthat
met4tirig mestatingthat that I falsely charged m in sub substil1tt subetauee
stil1tt that the language used in the state statement statemint
mint was fal false and Intended to deceive the theCOUrt theCourses
COUrt Courses of the Uait United StatesWhat States StatesWhat
What I charged was true and his charge chAFfeagainst chargeagainst
against me wu fate false 8S the letter ill stilt in inexistence inexistence
existence and proves nw that I was correct correctsidet Bee Beesides
sides would Congress knowing that it was wascreating wascreating
creating an 1800 position for a particular particularindividual particularindividual
individual who WIIslong was long previously selected selectedto
to fin it have created the position The Theletter Theletter
letter of General Usher is io Document No
12 Fifty6lth Cone Congress 3d session and can canbe anbe
be perused by anyone anyoner any one oneI
r would like the Senators from the state llateof stateof
of Indiana to take note or the iUtreatmeflt iUtreatmefltperpetrated ill treatmeht treatmehtperpetrated
perpetrated on one of their brave comrades comradesbr comradesby
br the heads of the lud Judge Advocate AdvocateGenerals AdvocateGenerals
Generals offic office War Department 1 in lenllIjt lenllIjthim leuvhmghim
him off the estimates in order to get rid of ofhim ofnim
him This illtreatment was perpetrated perpetmtedupon perpetratedupon
upon him by General Lieber and consum consummated consummated
mated by making makingCougreas Congre l9 a party to it un unwittingly unwittingly
wittingly When Congress passed the ap upDropriation
1 ropriation > bill without providing his llisaalar hissalary
aalar salary then General Lieber in violation of oflaw oflaw
law discharged him He was protected by bySection bySection
Section J754 Revised Statute and in vio violation vio violation
lation or the protection accorded to him by bylaw bylaw
law General Lieber discharged him himThis himThis
This is only one of the methods employed emplovedto
to get rid of the brave boys who served servedtheir servedtheir
their country I was the only old soldier soldierleft soldierleft
left in the office and they kept up their un unj anjdstdiscriminationsagainstmeuntil
j jdstdiscriminationsagainstmeuntil stdscriminations against me until I finally finanyresigded finallyresigded
resigded leaving the omc office from that time timeto timeto
to this without a single representative of ofthe ofthe
the great War of the Rebellion on the Union Unionside Unionside
side but they have one ezConfederate ezConfederatecolonel ex Confederate Confederatecolonel
colonel and many sympathizers of the tber05t thehost
host Cause who have matters aU their theirOWQ theirown
own way wayI
I felt keenly the need of some legislation legislationto
to prevent such an abuse of law and ill illreatment illtreatment
treatment of the old soldiers and t wrote to tothe tothe
the Hon Nelson Dingley chairman of the theWays theWays
Ways and Means Committee relating to tobim tohim
him the illtreatment of Mr Sprague and andincidentally andincidentally
incidentally my own I wilt quote from fromthat fromthat
that letter letter a as shortly after I wrote it Mr MrDinglev MrDingley
Dinglev died and nothing wu done except exceptby exceptby
by their using the letter to drive me out of ofGovernment ofGovernment
Government employ and blacklisting me mefrom mefrom
from ever holding any position in the War WarDcptrtwent WarDepartment
Department I hold in my possession let letters lettern
tern to thIs effect and which ill due time timewill timewill
will be made public publicI
I quote f from om that letter as follows followsJr followsMr
Mr Jr Sprague a Republican with the thefollowing thefollowing
following military milltaryrecord record a9 per Register or orthe ofthe
the War Department lu teas CoUows Enlisted Enlistedin anli ted tedin
in Company F Fifteenth Regiment In Indiana Indiana
diana Volunteers June 7 J86t permanently permanentlydlf1bled permanentlydisabled
disabled by wound received at the storm stormIng stormtag
tag of Missionary IIill ionar Ridge November 25 186J 186JDischllrgfJd 1863Discharged
Discharged June 25 J864 Clerk Claims ClaimsCommission ClaimllCommi
Commi Commission lon War Var Departmentlanuary Department January 20 20J867
J867 to June JO J868 Clerk of Class J Joffice aoffice
office or the Secretary of War July I r868 r868to 1868to
to August 31 t870 Clerk Quartermaster QuartermasterGenerals QuartermasterGenerals
Generals Office September J J8io to Jan January Jannary
nary 3J 1876 1876He 1876He
He was in this office until the Dockery Dockerycommittee Dockerycommittee
committee seeking to reduce the expenses expeneesof
of the Government 1 legislated him out outof outof
of office And lie had to go without any pro provision provision
vision being beingmade made for hinl or his family famltyby familyby
by way of transfer which could ea easilyltave easilyltavebeen nyhllve nyhllvebeen
been done had it not been intended to throw throwhim throwhim
him entirely out of the service His pre previoUs preions
vioUs ions lira bravery very 011 the field of battle in the thethielrut thethickest
thickest of the fight did not count for any anvthing anything
thing A sad commentary on what this thisolftce thisoffice
office tioe does for till braveboys in blue JlrIr JlrIrDockeq MrDoekery
Dockeq Wll was of Missouri And Mr Morrison Morrisonaided Morrisonaided
aided loIr Dockery to find one clerk whose WIIOHservices whoseservices
services could be dispensed with ilr ilrSpregue MrSprague
Sprague wall a faithful clerk or be would woulduot wouldnot
not have been 10 long retained in the Government Gov Government
ernment service iu the different offices offieeswhich officeswhich
which he filled I believe he never re received received
ceived any apPointment under the Govern Governmeatturned
mentturned out like an old horse to die dieor dieor II
or live as best be could couldThis couldThis
This ends the quotation from my letter letterto letterto
to Mr Dingley andon and on this true statement statementof
of facts General Lieber preFerred a charge charaeagainst chargeagainst
against me meTo meTo
To show the bi bitterness terness or General Lieber Lieberagainst Lieberagainst
against old soldiers I will state that he dis discharged discharged
charged Mr Sprague who 08 I have stated statedhad statedhad
had the protection of the taw Section 175t 175tRevised 1754Revised
Revised Statutes he having been dis dischallted discharged
charged on account of wounds received inbattle in inbattle
battle as heretofore stated there were three threeother threeother
other clerks of his class Class I who were werenot werenot
not protected by law I consider it the themost themost
most flagrant and outrageous treatment of ofau ofan
au old soldier that ever came to my notice noticeIn noticeIn
In my own case I was not protected by this thissection thissection
section but bntthe the treatment which I receive received receivedwas d dwas
was equally effective to get rid or me mefinally mefinally
finally resigning to free myself from their theiriIItreatment theirilltreatment
iIItreatment I was an ezUnion ex Union veteran veteranbaving veteranhaving
having served In both the infautr infantry and andcavalry andcavalry
cavalry branches of the military service servicefrom servicefrom
from the state or Pennsylvania where the theofficial theofficial
official Republican majority was in the last lastPresidential lastPresidential
Presidential election 29S070 I am now nowblacktiated nowblacklisted
blacklisted by the officials of the War De Department Department
partment and forever debarred from either eitherappointment eitherappointment
appointment or reinstatement to any post posttion position
tion in that department as per letters In Inmy inmy
my possession possessionThe possessionThe
The Hr Morrison to whom I referred in inmy inmy
my letter to Mr Dingley was the chief chiefclerk chiefclerk
clerk when he got ot rid of Mr Spra Sprague ue and andby andby
by his methods in keeping me out of the thebne timeline
line of promotion by giving me low ratings ratingsand ratingsand
and giving his sister high tatiugshe suc succeeded succeeded
ceeded in having her advanced over over me on onthe onthe
the flud of August 1895 although as I Ihave I
hue heretofore stated she had come into intothe intothe
the office over nine years after I entered it itand itand
and wa was advanced overmyself over myself contrary to toaU toall
aU ciU M service vice rules as she had never taken takena
a civil service examination and by every eYeryprinciple everyprinciple
principle oC right and justice was not en entitled entitled
titled to have the preference prefereRNflr preferenceHer
Her flr brother was appointed a major in inthe inthe
the Regular Army February Zi a61888 I and Bndauillied andassigned
assigned to the Judge Advocate Generals OeneralOllee GeneralsOMee
Ollee a as the assistant to the judge advocate advocategeBeral advocategeneral
general lIe was disloyal to aU old sol soldier sole solediem
diem dierlie diemHe
lie had shown his hostility to Mr lr Sprague Spraceand Spragueand
and by hi treatmentOC treatment of myself which wa waGtbing was wasnothing
nothing short of nttreatent 0 of Ute very veryW veryworst
W worst rst kind mingled with contempt forall for all allold
old soldIers soldIersTb soldiersThe
Tb The day after Ite MCUret secured Ute advance advancemeat advancemeat
meat of hi his sister or myself yMII t said to tohim tohim
him There is no show how for a an old soldier ill illtide inthis
tide office and the way I have been treated treatedit
it becomes necessary for me to lay the themlltt thematter
mlltt matter r before m1 soldiers organizations organbatlonsInanlDC organizationsmeaning
meaning the Grand Army of the Republic Revubllcand Republicand
and the Union Veterans Union of which I Ibove Ihave
have been long a member Ue replied repliedwith repliedwith
with the mot bitter larcalll You cant canttIreI1te cantthreaten
threaten me with soldiers organizations organizatiollsfor
for I doot care a dm for them themBe themHe
Be fa a major iu the Regular Army and andPresldeut andPresident
President McKinley recommended him for forpro1otlon forpromotion
promotion to the position of lIeute lieutenant lieutenantcolonel ant antcolonel
colonel Congress is expected to confirm confirmI confirmhis
I his appointment during this session lie 1Iethus liethus
thus expre expressed ed hi his supreme contempt for forthe forthe
the brave wen who endured hardships suf suffeitpgs uf uff
feitpgs f gs and even faoed death de th itaelfta itaelftathWl1t itself to tothwart
thwart thWl1t the purpose of traitors such as as he heesgaged heengaged
engaged 111 the destruction of this peat peatnatiol1 greatnation
nation anti its flag aa of wbicta he is mow the thebeneficiary thebeneficiary
beneficiary and expects a higher salary by byI
i I
promotion to a tieuleuat coloaele7by by the thefuture thefuture
future action of this Conjtrcae ConjtrcaeJ
This ilhe is the merit syStem the CmAitl S Seer Seerice rv rvice
ice system and the old soldier pteferenee ptefereneesystem p teren terensyatem
system as they actually exist and d are prac practically practically
tically applied by every department oR oRcial oiliciai
cial from the lreaide1it who promoted promotedJensioa promotedtension
tension Commissioner livens to the best bestoffice est estdice
dice in bin gift for robbin robbing and haultina haultinathe iusulttngthe
the vetetans tetan of the CivilWar Civil War toth to Ute man manat n net
et most supercilious a amid m most H cooflmpt cooflmptible 6tpt 6tptible
ible of the little whippet sltl1o emappeee whose wkoaelip whoselips
lip lips are barel barely sprouting that elua ual del delilaatlOll desiguatton
ilaatlOll which their efttlnil1ac effeminacy in b voice voicemanner Ice Icemanner
manner and Act libels and belles The Thecontell1t Thecontempt
contempt these creatures feel fee fOt tit the Vet Veterau vetstar
star IOldier Is modeled onthq on thq Arta < of oftheir oftheir
their high superiors luperio and it is blltnatural blltnaturalthAt bht natural naturalthat
thAt they look for and receive the ab approval approvalof a1 a1of
of an adl1inistration which promoted prq 11Qtcd the thevile thevile
vile libeUer and gross ma1lgner of the the men menwho menwho
who saved the Union in the dark days s of ofthe ofthe
the Civil War to the best paving pavingrffice office rffice in inthe inthe
the gift of the PresidentHypocrisy President PresidentHypocrisyand
Hypocrisyand Hypocrisy and deception have been the thehandmaidens thehaudmatdens I
handmaidens or the Republican party In InIts inits
Its professions of love for the sQ1jHer to tothese tothese
these the present administration hall added addedundislruised addedundisguised
undisguised defiance in the promotion of ofthe ofthe
the soldiers enemYlI Clay Eva Evans and andcontemptuous andcontemptuous
contemptuous indifference as exe exemplifiedd exemplifieddin lIplifi8d lIplifi8din
in the letter of Senator lIale lIaleOhases Hawley HawleyChases
Chases OhasesIf
If you have laughter that has been Jeen in inetor instorage
etor storage ge unlit now you must prepare prepare to use useit useit
it liberally and spontaneously the coming comingweek comingweek
week when Fiddiedeedee comes to toChases toChases
Chases It will be here next Monday with withthe withthe
the entire cast chorus and scenery There Thereare Thereare
are over fin fifty people and two carloads of ofscenery ofscenery
scenery The first scene is taken from the theParis theParis
Paris Exposition and It Is in this that the theslnginli thesinging
singing hit of the season R Rosey ey Posey is issung issung
sung It is also in this act that hat Weber and amIPield andFields
Fields famous doll scene ia presented Thesecond The Thesecond
second act or Swi Swiss scene as it is called calledpreaents calledpresents
presents aU the comedians including the thefamous thefamous
famous dog The third act travesties the tbedinner thedinner
dinner from the II IIthe
scene Royal Family Familythe
the manicure scene from Gay Lord Quex Quexand i i I I
and tile famous Plorod Florodora ra sextette sextetteRobert
Robert North who bas taken the difficult difficulttask difficulttask I
task or playing Dave Wadleld part ha hamore has hasmore
more than exceeded expectations Mr MrNorth i iNorth
North 18 without doubt one of time very verybest verybest
best Hebrew impersonator 011 the stage to toe toeday I i iday
day John G Sp Sparks rka who has In hi his time timeplayed
played more than twentfive different dilTerentIrish differentIrish 1I I
Irish parts plays the celtic character It II issufficient
sufficient to say that Mr Sparks never did didbetter drdbetter I
better in his life Truly ShattUQk a young youngwoman youngwoman
woman of great Xeat beauty with a voice that thl1tshows thatshows
shows careful training will play the part of of1Irs ofMrs
Mrs Me1dowbrook D lrothy Drew with a achorou achorous
chorou of forty handsomely costumed costumedyoung costumedyoung
young women will sing Rosey Posey Poseywhich Poseywhich
which is undoubtedl undoubtedly the greatest hl lilt of tJte tJteseason tie tieseason
season Miss Drew ill a ver very talented young youngwoman youngwoman
woman who sings well ell and fa a splendid splendiddancer splendiddancer
dancer Then there are the Cardownie CardownieSisters CardownieSisters
Sisters national dancers the Johnston JohnstollDrothers JohnstonBrothers
Brothers and the Newsboys Quartette Of Ofthe Ofthe
the chorus It may be said that it sa the themOlt themost
mOlt carefully selected and hit trained txalnedthat trainedthat
that has been seen tide season TbJs is isonly isonly
only a suggestion of the good thlurs in store ItoreA storeA
A Hot One Handed 3I1kcY 3I1kcYErJilol 111koydiior
ErJilol diior Sundae Globe GloblowUtyou GlobeWill
wUtyou Will you kindly state that Mike Mik 10 10worked Louie Louieworked
worked the 1IallOl Masofic lc racket for twenty years yearsafter yearsalter
after being expelled from the order ill illWorcester inWorcester
Worcester Mu MuHe MassHe
He Imposed on all the Masons III the theGovernmeut theGovernment
Government Printing Office ChIC Clerk ClerkCollins ClerkCollins
Collins Then to stand in with Pore Foreman ForemanBrian man manBrinn
Brian he joined time Knights of Columbus Columbttsand Columbusand
and is now working the latter on tile First FirstAssistaut FirstAssistant
Assistant Postmaster General and HowleT HowleTthe Howleythe
the acting chief clerk as they are areboth areboth
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twentysix years During that period mil millions millions
lions of yards of silks have passed over its itscounters itscounters
counters These facts with our guarantee guarauteeWe guaranteeWe
We hate everything we advertise is suf sufficient sufficient
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Wash Skirts made with deep tucked flounce in patterns or black white and andnavy andnavy
navy navy blue polka dots The material is extra quality duck Have been made Inadespecial madespecial
special at tOO tOOWomens 100Womens
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bands which give it fA wide and narrow effect effectj graduated flounce completes this thisI thisgarment
garment AU sizes Special StOD StODWash 100 100Wash
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Wasb Skirts made of a superior grade of linen cir circular ular flounce effect with withdeep withdeep
deep tucks A very neatly tailored skirt which we offer at 208 208Wash 808Wash
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finished with folds and openwork hemstitching All sizes Special240 Special240Wash SpecialS240Wash
Wash Skirts made of strictly pure linen trimmed handsomely with bands bandsof bandsof
of embroider embroidery bas time ne flee Bounce effect flushed in the best possible manner all a11sizes allsizes
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Wash Skirts made or extra high price pure linen This garment is trimmed trimmedwithlace trimmedwitblace
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In addition to these we are showing many handsome ideas in white linen and andimported andimported
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Easy Terms for Everybody EverybodyIn
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without removal from your possession and in Bay amount from 10 to 500 500Our 5ooOur
Our rates arc the cheapest and you can make your own terms Loans Ioansmade Loansmade
made within three hours from the time you apply We loan for the interest iuterelltI interestonly
only and do not want your goods so you need have no fear of losing them themOur themOur
Our offices are up on the fifth floor away from the street and are 110 arranged arrangedthat
that we can insure strictest privacy Drop in and get our rates ratesI ratesPOTOI
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stood and easily kept terms Salaries Furniture FurniturePianOl FurniturePianos
Pianos etc almost any kind of security accepted acceptedSee acceptedSee
See us to today day or phone 1145 The Old Reliable RelinbleCAPITAL ReliableCAPITAL
LOANS OF 10 10And 10And
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At lowest rates and on the day you apply
We are loaning on the Building and Loan LoanAasoclation LoanAssociation
Association plan whIch makes the cost of ofcarrving ofcarrying
carrying loans much less than you youpaV ay else elsewhere elsewhere
where and allows you to pay It off off in any anysized anysized
sized notes you desIre runnin running from one to totwelve totwelve
twelve month If you have a loan with witItsome withsome
some other company we wilt pay it oa andadvance and andadvance
advance you more money If desired Rates Ratesc11eerfully Ratescheerfully
cheerfully given and no cost to you unl unless unlessloan ss ssloan
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