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
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*,
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