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R. V. OULAHAN.
Director literary bureau. THil MEMBERS OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE AND THE STATES FROM WHICH THEY COME. Upon this committee wili fall much of the work of financing the national campaign. 1. Powell Clayton Arkansas: 2, Charles P. Taft, Ohio; 3, John Hays Hammond. Massachusetts. 4, R. A. Ballinger. Washington; 5. A. I. Vorys, Ohio; 6. William Nelson Cromwell. New V** (copyright by Aime Dupont); 7. Cornelius N. Bliss, New York; 8, Frankl.n Murphy. New Jersey; 9, W. Murray Crane. Massachusetts. *:< •■ as much as first cost to clean the beds of riK-k. broken bottles and mud and to cover them with gravel. Old shells or brush are £iaa!-4 for the spawn to cling on. or seed ojsi>*rs from old beds are put down. At three K.-.7-.S of ago the crop is transplanted to other •wvie.rs. to finish its growth in two years or so. \V.-.i<):nien aro always on guard to protect the b<^s from pirates. There is m. constant fight against such enemies NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, 1908. THREE MEN WHO ARE HELPING TO DIRECT THE CAMPAIGN FOR THE ELECTION OF MR. TAFT. of the oyster as starfish, drill and periwinkle. A mop eleven feet wide- and composed of colored cotton waste is draped over the surface of the bods, when th« spines of the depredators be come tangled in It. At Kin? Harbor there was once a creat massacre of drumfish, which were crunching up oysters in their powerful jaws, by exploding a number of dynamite cartridges strung on wires under water. One of the most up to date oyster plants Is ELMER DOVER. Secretary advisory committee. that of the Standard Oyster Company at Nor walk. The new building baa a capacity tor Opening: and packing more than 2,r»00 bushels a day. A power boat, the deck of which Is heaped with oysters dredged from ten fathoms of water, goes directly under the building, and the oysters are hoisted up to the fifth story in a big bucket. Then they slide down a chute into a handcar, are dumped into a great bin which opens on a Boor still lower, are opened by VICTOR L. MASON. Assistant to Mr. Hitchcock. a hundred men standing at long benches, and finally reach tin? packing department, on th« ground floor. Some of these oysters are shipped as far West as San Francisco; others go to Europe. A large oyster farm represents an in vestment of $1,000,000. "Now, Pat. would you sooner lose your money or your life?" "Why. me loife, yer reverence; I want DM money for me old age." — Philadelphia Inquire*, 9